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developing at 6:00, one person is dead after a triple shooting in new jersey. details on the getaway car ahead. new video reveals scenes of devastation in japan after a deadly earthquake hit overnight. and the battle in brooklyn. democratic presidential rivals rip into each other in the most fiery debate yet. in this morning new reaction with the debate be game changer ahead of the new york primary? good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato, thank you for joining us, it is friday. should i sing that little girl's song? >> sure.
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april 15th and you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> check out this sunrise. sun is up in contactually 17 minutes -- exactly 17 minutes from right now. we are at dawn as we look from the roof camera across flushing bay and images there, that's the throggs neck, the whitestone bridge. up in the sky, some high thin cirrus clouds. beautiful morning here. 44 degrees and light north wind going to be a beautiful day. it's chilly around poughkeepsie caramel 30. and bridgeport 39 and 38 around islip. today we'll have sunshine 45 by later on today. little light northeast wind will make it just a little bit cooler at those coastal sections. we do the weather here every seven minutes. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. debbie duhaime in for heather this morning. hao it going? on the bronx right now as we head to the cross bronx eastbound, past castle hill avenue. heading into the bruckner, accident blocking a lane watch
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over on the hutch at the hutchenson river drawbridge. it's in the up position. that's temporarily blocked and also a problem on east tremont avenue by white plains road. an ongoing accident investigation there. everything shut down. subways on or close to schedule and here's a look at the belt parkway westbound. starting to build here. george, lincoln and holland moving along smoothly. let's go outside and i want to show you a look another route 80. 80 eastbound taking up some volume here as you head out to exit 42 in parsippany. the earlier problems on 78 westbound in watchung completely cleared out of the way and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you, lori, ken? all right, debbie thank you. 6:02. developing this morning, one person was killed a triple shooting in new jersey and the killer is still on the run. shots rang out around 10:00 last night near taylor and hickory streets in orange. one person died at the scene. two overs were wounded.
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6:302. the presidential candidates have a huge weekend ahead with thive at the new york primary just four days away. >> the campaign got a brutal jolt of energy from the shouts and accusations going back and forth in brooklyn's democratic debate. hillary clinton and bernie standers faced off -- sanders faced off and the attacks got personal. >> eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live in east harlem. >> reporter: good morning lori and ken, it was a very busy night for the candidates on one side. hillary clinton and bernie sanders engage in a heavy war brooklyn. meanwhile, the republican candidates gathered in midtown all at the same event and for the most part, they were cordal to one another. but their presence provoked a big protest. presidential politics in midtown turned wild as new york's republican party elite met for their annual gala. protesters held the street outside and almost three dozen arrested while inside the grand hyatt, the three contenders
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with donald trump only taking aim at mayor de blasio. >> it's just a great city. it's a vibrant city an amazing city. we have to be careful. our mayor has to be careful. because he can blow it very quickly if he keeps going the way he's going. not doing good. we better be careful. mr. mayor. >> reporter: debate moderators also had their hands full in brooklyn. >> if you're both screaming at each other, the viewers won't be able to hear either of you. >> reporter: it went on like that for two hours over israel, gun control, and clinton's vote for the war in iraq. >> i don't believe that that is the kind of judgment we need to be the kind of president we need. >> president obama trusted my judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state. for the united states. >> reporter: abc news political director rick klein says the two candidates left each other bloodied but -- >> nothing here is going to change sides in a big way.
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another six weeks of harsh intense campaigning. >> reporter: meanwhile, the "new york post" has made it official. the newspaper is endorsing donald trump. saying in part he has the potential, the skills, the know how and the values to live up to his campaign slogan to make america great again. donald trump, john kasich and ted cruz will all be campaigning upstate this weekend. meanwhile, bernie sanders left for the vatican immediately after last night's debate. and hillary clinton is scheduled to make an appearance here in east harlem before going to california for a few fundraising events. we're live this morning in east harlem, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> dray thank you. new poll shows mayor bill de blasio's approval rating is now at its lowest since he took office in january of 2014. just 35% of new yorkers think the mayor is doing an excellent or good job. a majority of the voters 51% say the city is in the wrong
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the poll raises questions about the mayor's vulnerability too a challenge in the next election. happening today, in a manhattan federal judge releases a collection of documents on the dealings of sheldon silver the now convicted former assembly speaker. silver's lawyers argued against the release but the judge is making the material public. silver was convicted in november in a $5 million corruption trial. there's a special election next tuesday to fill his assembly seat. developing overseas, crews are searching for survivors after a powerful earthquake struck japan. killing nine people and injuring hundreds more. the 6.5 quake hit near thesy about 800 miles south of tokyo. the wide extent of the damage is clear with collapsed buildings and expressway crunched and buckled and entire rooftops rocked off the homes and about 44,000 people are in shelters and some 1600 soldiers have joined the relief effort. so far, there have been at least 116 aftershocks.
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fire that has started. let's get to john del giorno conviction. hi attorneys asked for a retrial arguing one of the jurors shouldn't have been on the panel. he was convicted in february of
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in -- akai gurley in 2014. he faces up to 15 years in prison when sentenced tuesday but could likely get probation. new this morning, federal health firms are reporting the -- officials are reporting the first case when the zika virus was transmitsed between same sex partners. after a trip toughens way la. officials are now recommending straight and lgbt couples use condoms after traveling to region where is the zika outbreak is ongoing. time is 6:09. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic, here's meteorologist bill evans and the exclusive weekend accuweather forecast. >> i love this shot looking from the camera at flushing bay out across the long island sound and long island sun is coming up. it's going to be beautiful. absolutely gorgeous those red hues in the morning. you know there's that added red sky in the morning sailor take warning. not this time. it does come into play some. but as you see we have a great morning out there. just a beautiful sunrise and
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these and sunsets to go with them. through the weekend. we're looking at temperature of 43 degrees and clear skies and light northeast winds. beautiful day. we're looking at clear skies through new england to canada and back.west. to the -- to the west, the great lakes. the big ridge of high pressure will hang around all weekend long. 47 by 9:00 and 53 to 58 by the time we go to the lunch hour. and we're looking at 63 this afternoon. a couple of degrees warmer than normal. for this time of the year. at the bus stop, kiddos, it's a little crisp and cool this morning. 45 and a jacket and a sweater ought to do it for you. then we have nice sunny weather there and it's going on a beautiful -- to be a beautiful afternoon. the kids are all dressed for afterschool sports a nice start to the weekend. 63-degrees. we'll talk about that weekend and monday, debbie duhaime, the temperature might hit 80 degrees and parts of the area. i love it. traffic center? happening. good morning to everybody. go outside and i want to show you a look at 80.
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light coming towards us as you get out through parsippany. typical volume and reports of an accident on 78 westbound by 287 in jersey as well. also to the maps and tell you what's happening in the bronx. over on the cross bronx east, right past castle hill avenue into the bruckner interchange, accident still blocking a lane. also east tremont avenue still blocked by white plains road. that's an accident investigation and it may be a pedestrian accident there. and watch for delays as well on the hutch. right at the hutchinson river drawbridge. it's in the up position at this point and that's why traffic is really busy in that stretch. subways running on or close to schedule. earlier problems on the 5 and 2 completely cleared and here's the westbound belt still busy out by the kennedy airport. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over tow. ken, lori? thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, remembering the victims this morning. as we mark three years since the boston marathon bombings. the tribute ahead today. >> plus, a new reason to monitor how much sleep your
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the missing shut eye could actually lead to dangerous behavior. >> and getting another check now on that fire that reignited in jersey city. john del giorno overhead will have much more when we come back. maxx life in store and online.
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new jersey and are fire sparked yesterday in a vacant home in jersey city now rekind ld. >> another check from john del giorno live in newscopter 7. john? >> more information on in as we reported earlier this is on forest street just off of ocean avenue in jersey city. this fire began last night at about 8:00 at night and it spread among five buildings down here. there were five buildings initially involved in this fire. three of the buildings unoccupied. two were occupied. they had declared this fire under control last anything. but as we -- last night. but as we pulled up this morning we saw huge flames once again out the second and third floors of two of the homes that were involved in the initial fire at 6:00. you can see now jersey city fire department back on the scene. we've got no word on injuries. we do know that they pulled out of the building because of an senior collapse and stay overhead and have more information as we get it. for now live over jersey city, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. it's 6:15.
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the boston marathon bombings and the city is honoring the victims there. today the governor of massachusetts and the mayor of boston will be joined by survivors and the families of the victims to lay a wreath at the marathon finish line. that's where two pressure cooker bombs went off during the 2013 race killing three people and leaving more than 260 hurt. the city will hold a moment of silence at 2:49 this afternoon. the finish line is in place for mondos marathon. 3 -- monday's marathon. 30,000 runners will take part and they will not be alone. 500,000 people will line the streets of boston to cheer on the runners through all 26.2 miles. it's 6:16. time to get a check on the accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans live outside the studios laughing and barking on the upper west side. >> here's what's going on this morning, folks are walking their dogs, it's clear skies and a beautiful morning. it's going to be a great day. let's take a look outside. beautiful sunrise this morning. wow. check that out. nice job this morning gang.
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have in progress here. you notice the sun is not all the way up. so the sun is not officially up yet. but it's getting close. here's what's going on this morning. we do have a beautiful morning in progress. the temperature 43 degrees. humidity 74%. and winds are calm. so humidity is kind of low to moderate. barometer way up there at 30.41. yesterday's high 62 and normal is 61. and we're going to be lookinged a beautiful sunrise. -- at a beautiful sunrise. 6:16. just about a minute away from and we're looking at a beautiful sun is the at 7:37. here's what's going on today. 40 at teterboro and 41 newark and look at that down the jersey shore, sandy soil and clear skies and a calm wind. that temperature really drops off there at monmouth and ocean county. you can see we have a clear sky and a calm wind up to the north as well. a light northeasterly wind during the day today. we've got nothing tonsillitis radar pictures. we got to go way up above the lake superior to find anything that means we're going to have
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ask probably our rainfall for this month even though we talk about april showers, all the time, probably going to be below normal for rainfall this month in the way the pattern is starting to set up. being very dry. 38 by the time we get this morning down the shore is. but we're looking at upper 30s to start the day tomorrow. then we're looking at sunshine and mid 60s tomorrow. and we'll be a little warmer starting off your day on sunday. after school today, kiddos, 63- degrees. sunshine, great weather for afterschool. hey if you were just thinking about taking the boat out, water temperatures are a tad chilly. that might be a wit of a rip -- bit of a rip at the beaches, the water is 47, 45 degrees but the waves will be about three to five, four to six out in the atlantic with that northeast wind coming in today. and tomorrow. so sunny and nice. 63. 44 tonight. we're looking at 30s in the suburbs and tomorrow, it's a cool start and sunny and pleasant.
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high temperature for tomorrow. we've got sunshine as we go into sunday. 70 -- excuse me. we got sunshine and 70 degrees on sunday. 76 on monday. and we'll have 80-degree temperatures in some spots. otherwise we cool down a little bit next week but temperatures even by thursday of next week are above normal and looking at primary tuesday the weather is going to be great for getting to the polls and voting on primary tuesday. so -- beautiful weather. let's go rise and shine. have a great weekend. all right. thank you bill. he makes -- want to get out there. >> i know right? >> wow. >> he's all revved up. >> debbie right now for a check on the commute. >> good morning, good morning to you everybody. we're going to start off by showing you some pictures right now. going outside and seeing what's happening here as we take a ride to the staten island expressway. eastbound moving out out to bradley avenue. remember the terrible accident there yesterday. that's of course gone. over to the map and tell you about the cross bronx east at castle hill avenue. an accident still being cleared
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over on east tremont avenue at castle hill avenue accident investigation. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you. lori, ken? all right debbie thank you. a new study suggests a sleepy teen is a dangerous teen. study released by the cdc says the teenagers who get less than seven hours of sleep tend to live a brittle lit more on the -- little bit more on the wild side. they are more like by to engage in risky behavior like text asking driving or drink asking driving -- texting and driving or drinking and driving. too little sleep also ups the odds for teenage obesity. depression and accidents. well, the national park service is offering a real welcome to spring. the service marking its centennial with free admission to all narcotic parks. true only -- national parks, true only third of the national parks have entrance fees but those that do have the biggest attractions like the grand january con. you can check the national park
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complete list of parks by state. nice. it is 6:20. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, more fallout from north carolina's controversial bathroom law. the meeting today that could lead to change of venue for the nba all-star game scheduled in charlotte. >> also ahead a break for your bank account. the help delta customers can olay regenerist renews from within... plumping surface cells for a dramatic transformation without the need for fillers.
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on the money this morning, and the dow starts the day up 18 points. at 17,092. nasdaq and s&p were mixed and right now futures are pointing to a lower open. >> overseas japan and hong kong fell a fraction. talking through a human being is now free. imagine that. a delta airlines in the past delta actually charge travelers $25 pretickets if they booked over the phone. and $35 if they walked up and bought the ticket at the airport. delta says the change is just simply good business. it's refreshing to hear that. you can actually talk to a person and not have to pay more. >> imagine that?
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it's awful. 6:24. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> i want to see that. >> and bill? >> you scream at the phone? >> i do. >> no. >> customer service, would you like -- customer service -- >> no i just say agent. like -- [ laughter ] >> not an option, here are your choices -- agent! okay. so much for choices. there we go. we got beautiful sunshine for the day today. it's going to be absolutely gorgeous. here we go. we take look at what's happening this morning. and it is as we start the day we're going to have temperatures that are in the mid 40s today and we're going to be looking at mostly mid 60s later on this afternoon and tomorrow. look at this 43 around the park but it's chilly north and west into the upper 20s here and we'll be seeing 44, 45-degrees to start your day off to the north and west. right over areas of new jersey.
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do you scream at the phone debbie duhaime? i've done that too. i admit. good morning to you, bill good morning everybody. let's go right over to 78 westbound. don't scream. it's an accident in the way. so watch for some slowdowns there. and traffic is also moving along okay with the subways no problems on the subways. george 5, lincoln 20, and let's go outside and i'll show you a look at the northbound van wyck moving slowly here. northbound van wyck up and out to kew gardens and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you, ken, lori? all right debbie thank you. closing in on 6:30. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the back and forth battle in brooklyn. hillary clinton and bernie sanders on the attack with the high stake new york primary just days away. >> dramatic new video of the image -- for ringling brothers circus in the hospital this morning after a performance went horribly wrong. >> newscopter 7 is live over breaking news in jersey city,
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blaze that rekindled overnight.
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american workers know how to fight back and rebuild an economy. so does she. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. a real plan to create new jobs and industries of the future. hillary clinton.
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well, that breaking news is in new jersey where a fire that angel you have had a row of -- engulfed a row of homes has rekindled. john del giorno is live in jersey city in the newscopter 7. >> reporter: it's now turned into a very busy morning. live pictures here from newscopter 7, we are on forest street just off of ocean avenue here. fire began last night in a row of homes at about 8:00 at night. this grew into a three alarm fire that eventually involved total of five homes. two of those homes were occupied and three of them were unoccupied. now the fire department had this knocked down last night. as a matter of fact at one point they had it listed as
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-- officially under control. ten people left without homes as a result of this blaze. however, this morning, as we flew up overhead we noticed a huge volume of flame and apparently that fire has rekindled. the fire department was called back to the scene here. they found heavy fire at the second and third floor and several of the buildings that was extending up through the roof. many of the fire department personnel were evacuated from inside. we are now being told that one of those firefighters is being treated for injuries. we don't have an update on the severity of the injury, but the fire is once again being brought under control. one quick note for your morning commute. we want to point this out. if you are a new jersey transit lightrail customer, this is right around the corner from the mlk drive station up the light rail service right here in jersey city. that could cause some issues for your morning commute. we're live over jersey city, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> john thank you. and good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm lori stokes, thank you for joining us on friday morning. it's april 15th and you are
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away from weather and traffic. and meteorologist bill evans. >> yes, we are walking on sunshine this morning. here comes the sun. morning. we start out 43 degrees, clear skies and light northeast winds 31 around kingston and poughkeepsie. a little chilly to the northern suburbs and west. trenton at 35 and 27 lake hurst. 45 by 7:00 and 56 at noon and 63 sunny and pleasant this afternoon. and only goats warm they are weekend maybe near 80 by monday. we talk about that next, your weekend is ahead. in your accuweather forecast. debbie duhaime is in the traffic center in for heather. what's the latest out there? i'll tell you what's happening right now to the hudson river crossings. first of all go to the inbound lincoln that's 20 and george still a nice ride only five minutes into town at the george washington bridge. at the cross bronx east, accident investigation still out there. look at the delays that go back toward the george washington bridge. also east tremont avenue at castle hill avenue.
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the buses as you head through the that stretch. and if you are going to be taking ride over to the hutch at the hutchinson river bridge. all lanes reopened and alternate side of the street wac to you. -- back to you, lori, ken? thank you. the gloves came off in brooklyn as sanders and hillary clinton tore into each other at the fiercest democratic debate yet. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is following hillary clinton today and he's in east harlem. good morning to you dray. >> reporter: good morning ken, it was perhaps the most contentious debate we've seen between per knee sanders and -- bernie sanders and hillary clinton and that was really the expectation considering the exam pain rhetoric -- campaign rhetoric turned to negative in recent weeks. >> but i do question her judgment. i question a judgment which voted for the war in iraq. the worst foreign policy blunder in the history of this country. >> reporter: the battle of brooklyn quickly turn today a heated and -- turned to a heated and lively debate.
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because she voted for the -- hillary clinton because she voted for the iraq war and taking millions of dollars from wall street. >> i stood up against the behaviors of the banks when i was a senator. >> secretary clinton called them out. oh my goodness. they must have been really crushed by that. >> reporter: a new poll shows clinton's national lead over sanders down to 6%. and that is the poll's margin offeror. the tightening race and a rowdy crowd adding fuel to the fire. >> if you're both screaming at each other the viewers won't be able to hear either of you. >> reporter: arguing over israel, birth control and each ore's tax returns -- other's tax returns. clinton calling sanders out for criticizing wall street but not the makers of assault weapons. >> what about the greed and recklessness of the gun manufacturers and dealers in america? >> reporter: after the debate,
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side by side, celebrating her debate performance at a party hosted by the mayor. >> it was a great debate and i feel really good about it. but we got to keep working. >> reporter: but sanders says clinton seemed under pressure and uneasy during the debate. >> i think the clinton campaign and the secretary are getting little bit nervous. i think it's undeniable that we have the momentum. >> reporter: and bernie sanders left for his visit to the vatican. meanwhile hillary clinton will appear in east harlem before going to california. we're live this morning in east harlem, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. 6:35. we learned this morning that at least 31 people were arrested last night in protests outside the annual republican gala in midtown. police swarmed 42nd street after protesters marched from the theater district and through grand central terminal at rush hour, it is crazy
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with speeches by ted cruz, john kasich and donald trump. they had nothing bad to say but -- >> it's just a great city. city. we have to be careful. our mayor has to be careful. because he can blow it very quickly if he keeps going the way he's going. not doing good. we better be careful. mr. mayor. >> the protests outside the grand hyatt were focused on trump but he made no mention of them during his speech. -- >> suffolk county police sergeant convicted of stealing money from drivers is in court today on new charges. 52-year-old scott green was acquitted of hate crime carjacks after being ahusband -- charges after being accused of pulling over hispanic men and robbing them. he was convicted on stealing money from two men and sentenced to one to three nears many prison. today -- years in prison. today the court appearance is a hearing on a second indictment thefts. also developing right now,
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the person who shot and killed a man in manhattan. 23-year-old elliot caldwell was found shot to death in the east village before 11:00 last night. now this happened on east 13th street just steps away from the victim's home. the police say he was shot in the back. no arrests have been made. 6:36. today nba team owners are meeting in manhattan where they will discuss moving next year's all-star game out of north carolina in response to the state's so-called bathroom law. the all-star game presents a big money making opportunity for charlotte next winter but senator booker and a group of bipartisan lawmakers are pushing for the league to pick a different city to host all- star weekend. it's the latest backlash for north carolina's recently passed law which prohibits transgender people from using public bathrooms that don't match the gender on their birth certificate. 6:37. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. and bill evans. >> just can't get over the beautiful sunrise we got going on this morning. clear skies.
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you know high thin sir rouse that this morning. it's absolutely gorgeous. start here. that's the throggs neck and whitestone bridge. there this morning, beautiful. we have clear skies and we're looking at a temperature 43 to start the day and we're looking at clear skies, nothing on it. we have high pressure that's giving us great weather. 49 by 10:00 and 61 to 63 this afternoon. for this time the year, going to be nice sunny and gorgeous. and a jacket or a sweater is all you need today. we give it an a. for the sunshine and 63-degrees. debbie duhaime is in the traffic center doing a great job in for heather this week. what's going on out there? well, the cross bronx gets an f. but an accident was cleared on the eastbound cross bronx by the bruckner, the subways right now bill over to the subways, running on or close to schedule. let's go to metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey
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george 20 in because of the problems earlier on the cross bronx. lincoln 20 and holland 20 as well. also in the bronx on east tremont avenue at castle hill avenue an accident investigation delays on the buses through that area. and watch for slowdowns now on 84 westbound letting into exit 12 and fish kill and an accident there. no problems though over at the newburg beacon bridge. and over on the southbound throughway typical volume in toward the tappan zee bridge. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. back over to you, lori, ken? all right thank you debbie. 6:39. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning and new this morning, scare in the skies, see what cracked the windshield of a plane that took off from laguardia. >> terrible moments caught on camera. when a ringling brothers circus act goes horribly wrong leaving the crowd stunned. the new video next. >> plus the moving tribute to the resilience of the victims of the sandy hook school shooting. a preview of the film set to debut at the tribeca film festival. >> and we'll get another update
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we have breaking news in new jersey. a fire that tore through a row of homes last night in jersey city rekindled this morning. >> and newscopter 7 is over
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giorno with more for us. john? >> reporter: lori, it's pretty interesting we're getting from jersey city fire department. this is term that i haven't heard before. they are now calling this a two alarm fire at the site of a previous three alarm fire. and that's exactly what we have around forest street just off of ocean avenue. we've begun following this -- been following this for the last 45 minutes or so. this was the scene of a three alarm fire last night. it began around 8:00 last evening. it involved five buildings here. two of which were occupied. the fire department eventually knocked that down. there were no injuries reported there. but seems luke ten people -- like ten people were left homeless. it rekind ld morning. a second alarm assignment and one firefighter injured although it looks like they're getting this under control. we're live over jersey city, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. all right john thank you. also seeing new video this morning of the crash that sent a bmx biker to the hospital. this happened during a ringling brothers performance last night
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company says the biker received immediate medical attention and went to the hospital. it's not clear though houndly -- how badly he was hurt. that could tell if a drier was dig tracted by the phone during a device. it's called a text allieser and a new law would make it mandatory for new york drivers. it's called evans law named for a 19-year-old killed in a crash with distracted driver. -- a distracted driver. it scan the phone for any texts or calls made during a crash. critics say it's an invasion of privacy and it's already passed in the senate. the tribeca film festival debuts a special film this weekend. the town was getting over its schoolhouse massacre many of the local children were cast along with broadway professionals. in a rock and pop version of shakespeare's play "a mid- summer night's dream." a documentary on the 2014 project was put together and it's called "mid-summer in
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"good morning america" is coming up next and amy robach is live in times square. good morning to you amy. >> reporter: hey ken, good morning to you. and coming up next here on "good morning america," we're talking the race for the white house. hillary clinton and bernie sanders facing off in that fire debate in brooklyn last night and then hundreds of anti-trump protesters gathering outside of the new york state republican gala here in manhattan. dozens of them arrested. also speaking to the republican national convention chairman this morning, and then more problems for football star johnny manziel. the high powered agent cutting him off. only reconsider taking him back if he gets treatment in the next five days. we have that story and then that chimpanzee on the loose in the streets of joe pan leading -- japan leading authorities o on a chase for hours. that guy lower that crate right there. i would not want to be anywhere that guy but he -- it all turned out well but pretty dramatic video there guys. >> sure was, wild chimp.
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all right, let's check in on the accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans live outside our studios on the upper west side. bill? >> all right, good morning everybody. here we go just a jacket and sweater is all you need the sub subs beautiful sunrise and -- suburbs and beautiful sunrise, wall street and bowling green area from the brooklyn bridge southward all the way down to the battery. 43 degrees, yesterday it was 62. and we're going to warm up today into the mid 60s. so we'll be above our normal high which is 61 and the low of 45. so it will be quite nice today. after a little frost in the suburbs this morning. we're off to another warm day a few degrees warmer. spectacular spring weekend is coming up with 70 by sunday. overnight monday into tuesday, primary tuesday, there's a front that comes from north/south. we call that a back door front. but all in all even tuesday looking nice and sunny and dry. a good air quality today. you are going to have a little bit of the pollen count that's out there. morning. and we're going to be looking
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over the coming days as the trees come out first and start bursting out with that pollen. temperatures this morning, 39 around massapequa and north port. and out to the eastern end 42 around montauk. 20s monmouth and ocean counties. chilly in the suburbs and a lilt frost because of the clear skies and calm wind. good morning sir. going to be a great day today. in which we'll see a lot of sunshine. today clear skies to the great lakes, up to the ohio valley and to new england on into canada. a beautiful day today. this high pressure ridge hangs around into monday. then that back door front comes from north/south on monday. 37 to 38 will be our temperature by 9:00, 10:00 but look at the afternoon. we're going to be running on up into the low 60s today. tomorrow morning we'll start out in the mid 40s and by afternoon, we'll be in the mid 60s tomorrow. to upper 60s in spots. some good morning and we'll warm up to around 70 degrees by the time we get to sunday. after school today it's going to be great kids. for after school sports we're
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as i mentioned my daughter julia has a rugby game. girls' rugby. she's tough as nails. great for afterschool sports kids get outside. if you're thinking about taking boat out this weekend, the rivers could be a good spot. we give you the boating forecast this time of year, is wind is going to be today out of the northeast about 10 to 15 miles per hour and waves about three toffy feet today and maybe a little higher tomorrow. 63 very nice today. gorgeous day and temperature above normal. tonight we're down to 44 and then tomorrow we have sunshine and a nice warm day. about 64, 66 degrees tomorrow. we warm to 70 on sunday. and then we'll hit 76 on monday. parts of the area to the west will probably hit about 80 degrees and we'll cool down just a little bit by primary tuesday but temperatures still going to be above normal. mostly every day next week. hope you have a great weekend. be safe but get outside and enjoy it. it's going to be a beautiful spring wood. >> that looks like a beautiful forecast. thank you sir. >> it's going to be great. >> thank you bill.
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a look at the commute. >> good morning ken lori bill. good morning over then. we're going to go outside and i want to look at the l.i.e.. l.i.e. westbound, this is right by glen cove road. accident activity over on the shoulder. traffic moving okay. as we head over to the maps and again it's the l.i.e. westbound at glen cove road. an accident off on the shoulder. watch for a problem on 84 west into exit 12 in an accident blocking a lane. that will cause some delays getting out to the area federal government newburg beacon -- newburg beacon bridge. metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit on time. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you, lori, ken? thank you debbie. 6:49. shopping online could be an invitation for crime at your front door. people in crown heights dealing with a real crime wave packages stolen from right homes. and even though it's often caught on camera, this hasn't discouraged the thief. >> think that people are feeling the squeeze and some
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>> armed with a photo from a local store owner's camera, a community watch group tracked a suspect right back to his own home. the guy left the ton of packages in the lobby but police weren't able to make an arrest. even harder to have your apology accepted. new research from the ohio state university suggests there are six key elements to making sure your apology is effective. the first thing, researchers say you should do is express your regret. after that, you should explain what went wrong. then acknowledge your responsibility. after that, you want to declare repentance before offering a repair. last step in getting that for giveness and asking for it. -- is asking for it. but if you're never wrong? [ laughter ] >> that was perfect lori stokes, that was perfect.
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still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new video of the cracked win shield open a plane that -- windshield of a plane that took off from laguardia. >> also a cross fit trainer puts his athletic skills to use
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new this morning, and we're hearing about a scary moment for passengers flying from new york to nashville.
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in west virginia after a bird strike cracked the jet's windshield. delta flight 4701 had taken off from laguardia yesterday afternoon and the bird strike happened just before 5:00. the pilot made the decision to land. >> birds and aircraft you know, share the same air space so these things are bound to happen. anytime you see something like that on the aircraft break, you know gets your heart beating fast. >> fortunately nobody was hurt and delta sent another plane and continue on to nashville. a man who scales walls to say fit is now being called a hero. greg pena is a cross fit trainer in california and can motivate the classes to push themselves to the limit. he was able to use the same skills to save the lives of a mother and her three children when their car crashed on a highway near his class. the only thing in his way was a 25-foot retaining wall which he scaled in just seconds.
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>> i don't like to be called a hero. i like to think that anybody would have done this. >> oh my goodness. look at this guy. a firefighter who arrived on the scene after pena already rescued the family sed the cross fit trainer is a hero and nominated him for a citizens' medal of valor. >> that's incredible. >> look at that guy. how fast he goes up walls. >> he was just on adrenaline. and skill. it is 6:54. we continue follow breaking news in new jersey. the live look now from newscopter 7 where firefighters
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next. he say's we should punish women who have abortions. there has to be some form of punishment. that mexicans who come to america are rapists. they're rapists. and that we should ban muslims from coming here at all. total and complete shut down. donald trump say's we can solve americas problems by turning against each other. it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton.
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well, on breaking news in new jersey newscopter 7 over the city where a late night fire rekindled this morning. >> we turn to john del giorno once again for the very latest. >> reporter: if fire began on forest street around 8:00 last night. the fire originally involved five buildings here two of them were occupied and three were unoccupied. and it grew to a three alarm assignment. now the fire department said they had that blaze under control. but let's show you some video of what the fire looked like this morning as we rolled up at 6:00 in the morning. highway flames -- heavy flames out of the second and third floors, the fire rekindled and the fire department was called back. they once again made this a second alarm assignment now. one firefighter was injured and it looks like the fire department getting the upper hand on this right now bringing
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live over jersey city, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. developing in new jersey, one person is dead and two others are hurt after a shooting in orange. now this happened at about 10:00 last night near taylor and hickory streets. police say the suspects took off in a groan ford explorer after opening fire, no arrests have been made. another check on the commute with debbie duhaime. >> thanks a lot ken. going to the hudson river crossings, inbound side of the george washington bridge, that's 30 to 40. over at the lincoln tunnel. that's going to be about 20 minutes in. holland 20 as well. now again the problems at the george washington bridge because of the problem obvious the cross bronx, a new accident eastbound cross bronx at the sheridan causing quite a delay. also on the l.i.e. west at glen cove road. accident still working and accident in fish kill blocking a lane. sub ways on time and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back to you. let's take a look outside. >> okay. >> because it's a beautiful morning. check out this sunrise.
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you see the sun rising up over flushing bay. right over the throggs neck and whitestone bridge going to be absolutely gorgeous today. just beautiful sunshine. and temperature gets to 63- degrees this afternoon. and we're going to be looking at just gorgeous sunny weather right on through into you know the weekend. we're looking at temperatures that will warm on up to 70 by the time we get to sunday. here's your accuweather seven day forecast. 76 to 80 on monday. nice. >> that's so nice. >> yeah. >> we'll take it. >> makes you smile. that will do it for us, i'm lori stokes. good morning, america. the democrats brawl in brooklyn. >> i love being in brooklyn. this is great. >> their most personal yet. hillary clinton and bernie sanders. >> i do question her junlt. >> i've been called a lot of things in my life. that was a first.


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