tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC April 18, 2016 4:30am-6:00am EDT
you. >> without you we would not be able to play in the streets, so, thank you. >> not only are some of these victims running in the marathon patrick downs, you see a photo of him there throwing out the first pitch at the red sox game ahead of today's marathon. so inspiring storm. >> you went to boston college, this is a big day. >> a huge day. the whole city is shut down and everyone comes out and cheers everyone on. >> fantastic.
america this morning. developing at 4:30, suspected car thief leads police on a wild chase before crashing at a police station. a brutal attack caught on camera in brooklyn. 10 people gang up on a man outside a restaurant. presidential hopefuls have one more day to win over voters ahead of the state's primary and they will be out in full force. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. it is monday april 18th. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. bill evans is here. >> nice spring week of weather. temperatures 52 degrees. a little warmer than normal for the overnight hours.
44 north port and mass peekwa. 45 white plains, 44 around poughkeepsie. fog from brook haven, across river head, shelter island. 77 by 4:00, somewhere in there going to couch 80 degrees. -- touch 80 degrees. we have the track work going on. 57 to 34th. metro north, running on or close to schedule. on the sawmill river parkway. between 32-33, that construction, we have all lanes closed down, that's in both directions.
jersey turnpike western spur, northbound, 18w up in to the george washington bridge, two lanes are closed down, that's until 5:00 a.m. we have street cleaning rules in effect for today. one more thing i wanted to tell about, [lin battery tunnel, two-way traffic. one lane open both ways. traffic coming in one lane, traffic going the other lane. police chase down a suspected car thief and it ended in a violent crash in from of a police station. >> reporter: this up with the outcome the car chief was expecting, this senedded if front of the police -- in from of a police station. the damaged cars are still on
that man was trying to steal a car from a kfc. police say he rammed a cruiser and crashed in to several other cruisers and a few of the officer's personal cars parked on the street in front of the station. after stealing this white accra from the parking lot of the kfc, the suspect continued on with the missing tire. hitting a cruiser, several other cruisers are four parked cars. that is when the stolen vehicle caught fire. one officer was injured when his cruiser was rammed. he has neck and back injuries but is expected to be okay. police are investigating a vicious beating outside a restaurant in brooklyn, on saturday night on myrtle avenue. a gang of 8-10 people punched kicked and stabbed the 26-year- old victim. they beat him with bar stools. the victim suffered cuts to his
he was taken to the general hospital. police are looking for the suspects. we are now one day away from the presidential primary in new york, the candidates are fighting for every vote. the front runners are holding double digit leads. dray clark is live with the story. >> reporter: donald trump is perhaps the only candidate comfortable enough to look beyond tomorrow's primary, he has a significant lead. for the other candidates on the democratic side, every tv appearance, campaign stop, and rally matters. there is no time to waste. hilary clinton has reason to dance. it's one day before the primary, she holds a 10 point lead over bernie sanders. she intends to the end his long run of victories. >> it's easy to diagnose the problem. you got to be able to sol
sanders stumped for votes in brownsville after first appearing on eye witness news sunday morning. close to 29,000 people cheered him on in brooklyn's prospect park and a rally tonight in long island city. all aimed at knocking clinton out of the lead and winning the primary. >> you cannot have a super pack raise many millions of dollars from wall street or special interest and then tell the american people with a straight face that you are going to stand up to the big money interest. not true. >> reporter: donald trump keeps aiming for a sweep on new york's 95 delegates. that sort of win would block ted cruz from winning the nomination with bound delegates before the convention. >> it's easy to talk about making america great again.
the real question is, do you understand the principals and values that made america great in the first place. >> reporter: the candidates will be very busy crisscrossing town as we lead up to the primary. donald trump is scheduled to have an event at his place with his name on it later on today at noon. dray clark, abc7 eyewitness news. ted cruz sits down for town hall style event with robin roberts and george stephanopoulos, answering questions from voters across the country. classes held after reports of a gunman on campus. police scoured the 500-acre campus last night. state university police received reports of an armed suspect after 9:00 last night and believe the suspect may have run off in to the woods. we spoke with one of the students that tells eye witness
together to stay safe. >> it's a real since of community here. everyone is kind of rallying together to stay safe, stay this groups and not be alone walking around. >> no reports of shots fired and the campus is considered safe. classes and activities will go on as scheduled today. there is a national emergency in effect in equidore where the death toll in the earthquake risen to more than 260 with 2500 people hurt. teams are searching through the rubble for survivors. 7.8 quake hit saturday night on the pacific coast. the quake destroyed homes and left roads impassible cutting off communities from help. aid workers are gathering supplies to bring to those in need. here in the united states those with loved one in equidore are hoping to get in touch with family. >> we made phone calls to make sure they were okay.
there is a lot of families and relatives to people here in new york and the united states that are concerned about what is happening to their relatives and to people in their hometowns. >> civic organizations plan to gather in queens to plan relief for victims of the earthquake. the deadly earthquakes that hit japan are having a ripple effect on the entire country's economy. the twin quakes hit southern japan cutting off power and water. toyota says it was forced to stop production at one of its factories which will impact other plans throughout japan. 42 people were killed in the quakes. japan's prime mainster says the search -- minister says the search is a race against the clock because of the threat of land slides. supreme court will hear arguments on immigration
46 states filed the executive order. last february, a federal judge in texas blocked the program and appeals court upheld the decision in november. one of the issues the caught will decide is whether president obama overstepped his authority. we have a gorgeous morning outside. clear skies, beautiful weather. the visibility is wonderful at 22 miles past the bridgetown to sandy hack, new jersey. our camera, midtown, east river, roosevelt island. our temperature to start off this hour, 52 degrees. might drop another degree or so. clear skies, nice weather, this is satellite radar, not much happening here am nice day. a front drags through tonight. before it gets here it's going to warm up fast. 68 by 11:00. 72 by lunch. in to the upper 70s this afternoon to 80.
70s in to the evening commute in to tonight. gorgeously warm day. we will talk about the weather next for primary tuesday in the accuweather seven-day forecast. it's weather and then heather. we have activity going on over here. we will head to the maps, i will explain. the bqe southwest, near metropolitan avenue where we have this disabled vehicle. delays backing up a bit. hopefully they will clear that up shortly. q trains track working, no downtown service, 57 to 34th street because of track work at 42nd street. new jersey transit, long island, metro north, on or close to schedule. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. still ahead on eye witness news this morning, police investigate a deadly shooting that ended up causing big problems for new jersey transit
da police investigating a dead whether i shoot -- deadly shooting that caused problems for new jersey transit riders, at 7:00 last night. transit trains on the essex line were stopped because of police activity but now up and running. more than 100 cars, 100, went up in flames in california. thick black smoke could be seen
after the fire erupted at a recycling yard. 100 firefighters had to battle the flames. it is unclear what sparked the flames. seeing video of a dramatic rescues that coast guard pulled a kayaker out of a wild fire. the 24 year old man plunged 80 feet down the falls saturday. officers were lowered from a helicopter, 180 feet above the river where they were able to get to the man and pull him to safety. he is treated for a broken back. let's check in with bill evans and your accuweather forecast. roof down towards central park south across towards 5th avenue. that's 432 park, clear skies, beautiful weather this mornings going to be a great day. warming up fast here this morning. look at the temperature now, 52 degrees. humidity is dries the winds are west at 3. the pressure falling, 30.24, that's still
normal high is 6 the. 18 degrees warmer than that today. that's going to push us towards 80. the record is 96 back in 76. sun up at 6:12. absolutely gorgeous. sunset 7:40. temperatures are climbing to 80. cooler at the coast. we will have a dry stretch continuing until we get to the end of the week. our weather wellness is good today and tomorrow, air quality is moderate. uv index is 7. pollen count is high for trees. the trees jump out first, they are budding and blossoming, creating more of the pollen. although a new air mass will come in today. clear the air mass out by tomorrow night. looking at 44 kingston to poughkeepsie. caramel 40. a couple of chilly spots, where there is a frost advisory, towards montauk, 40 degrees.
drop off here, eastern suffolk county, the freeze-frost advisory, that is out here, i came in from out there early this morning, it wasn't much in the way of frost. sunrise, some of that could form before we get to after 6:00 in the morning. clear skies, we have partly cloudy skies to the north. a front off to the north sliding through the area, overnight tonight. you will see by the time we get to 7:00, we are 53 in the park to 43 poughkeepsie. this afternoon, we are going to get to the upper 70s and touch 80. 82 in the urban areas of new jersey by 4:00. here comes the front from the north, a few showers way up to the north. that dries out before it comes on down to the five bureaus long island and central southern jersey. 9 tomorrow morning, clouds to start the days that clears out quick. temperature 70 degrees on primary tuesday.
cooler at the coast, lacking at 80. clear and -- looking at 80. 56 the low tomorrow. too. little cooler, north wind at 10- 20 miles per hour tomorrow. accuweather seven-day forecast, next shot at a shower comes late friday night. that will just will give us clouds for saturday morning. could be it be two weekends nice? it's looking that way. we are looking towards the weekend. >> all i kept thinking is call him up and cheer. i thought he is not going to take my call. he never does. >> i departments have my phone -- i didn't have my phone. >> i went to the beach in sag harbor. it was nice. >> all right. excellent. where were you? >> i was in florida.
afternoon, when we walked out of the airport, my kids said, it feels like florida here. >> timing is everything. >> it was welcoming. we will talk about what is going on, bqe southwest, a ace disabled vehicle. we are looking here at the hue carry, brooklyn battery tunnel. 2-way traffic. one of the tubes closed down. they are running two way traffic in the tube that's open. no downtown service 57th street, that should be cleared by 5:00 a.m. long island railroad, metro north, running on or close to schedule. no major issues. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. police in suffolk county are looking for the suv
investigators say 64 year old warren was hit on main street at 7:00 sunday morning. the driver of ford explorer did not stop. detectives say that the blue ford explorer has noticeable front end damage on the hood and grill. in time for high school proms and graduations, new york is starting a new program to reduce teen driver deaths and injuries. includes public awareness ads and the state is stepping up law enforcement. police will target speeding in school zones and seat belt violations. joyride turns destructive when three teenagers steal indiana. all this is left of the family business is pieces of two trailers and $5000 in damage. three teens were able to turn
a bulldozer tipping one trailer of another. paul, who owns the property, says he called 911 after the sounds woke him up. hurt. operating two pieces of a heavy night, no lights. >> the teens are now in a juvenile detention center. prosecutors office will decide how this case will move forward, police say the teen's parents maybe held responsible for the damages. a british environment council asks for help in naming the newest polar research vessel. the winner s name is boaty mc boat face. the name beat out entrys that
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i'm bill evans, temperatures from 52 around the park to 37 morris town. 30 river head, a little frost this morning, chilly, where there is a frost advisory on the eastern and long island. looking at the temperatures cooler than they should be in spots for this hour of the day. later on today rs we will be looking at a lot of sunshine and warm air, pouring in here. 70 by lunchtime today. this afternoon, we are going to look at temperatures warming to near 80 degrees in a lot of spots. coastal sections cooler. heather mc traffic face, back from vacation. how is it going? >> we will talk about what is
avenue, the earlier disabled vehicle, has finally been cleared away. we are looking at the hue carry brooklyn battery tunnel. that should be cleared away in a couple of minutes. one tube is open, we have only up with lane open in both directions. q trains the track work at 42nd completed. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. a family from new jersey is begging for help in finding their stolen dog. he is held for ransom. 14-month-old angelo was stolen from a truck in the bronx thursday, a little while later, his owner says he got a call from someone demanding $200 in exchange for the dog's return. his owners are asking anyone with information to contact them. see more on the story on our facebook page. pennsylvania join as
legalizing medical marijuana. tom wolf approved a measure to sell pot to people suffering with serious medical conditions. eventually 150 dispensaries will operate throughout the state. the application fees for the businesses are expected to make the state an extra $10 million in the first year. a california college student says he was kicked off a southwest airlines flight after a passenger overheard him speaking arabic. he was taken off the flight earlier in california. the former iraqi refugee was speaking on the phone with his uncle when he was removed and talking about a speech he heard given by the secretary general and mentioned isis. southwest has not received a complaint from him. closing in on 5:00, ahead on eye witness news this morning, video in to the newsroom, a local store clerk fights back and ends up getting shot by armed robbers.
scene now. police shoot and kill a man in queens over the weekend. officers had to use deadly force. close call in midair, wait until you hear what hit the side of a plane overseas. bill evans says our temperature could hit summertime 80 degrees today. your workweek accuweather forecast may leave you coughing and maybe calling out sick. coming up next when channel 7
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a police chase ends in a violent crash in front of a police station. >> final day of campaigning before the primary in new york. candidates are hoping for big turnout. >> if you liked the weather over the weekend, you are going to love what we have in store for you today. good morning. i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. it's monday april 18th. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. with the temperatures today going to run 18 degrees warmer than normal. 51 now, temperature down another degree or so from last hour. looking at 44 long branch. 38 palms river. 46 wrights town, spots are cool and crispy, 42 montauk.
frost on the eastern and long island. 43 poughkeepsie. after 6:00, temperatures are going to take off. looking at temperatures mid and upper 70s to near 80. maybe 82, west of the city in the urban areas of new jersey. she is back. health ser back from vacation. hope you had a lovely time. i heard you spent a lot of money with the company, which is great. >> i did. q trains, 42nd street track work is completed. other subways are doing fine. new jersey traps it long island river, metro knot, all doing just fine. you have a pretty good ride as far as mass transit is concerned. a look at the sawmill river parkway, both ways exit 32-33, construction, all lanes are closed in both directions. that should be cleared away shortly. the road work they are going the be doing this week. we have alternate side of the street packing rules in effect -- parking rules in effect for today. following a developing
chase ended in a crash outside of a police station. police say the suspect stole a car from a fast food parking lot, officers tried to pull over the suspect when he crashed in to a cruiser, the suspect crashed in to several other parked cars if front of the jersey city south district precinct. the drive ran out of the car rses when engine caught fire and caught. one officer was hurt and expected to be okay. the search is on for two men involved in a shooting and robbery in brooklyn. one of the suspects grabbed cash from the register while the other threatened a worker with a gun. when the worker tried to grab the weapon k the man opened fire hitting him in the hip and grazing his hand. the victim is in the hospital. crews are headed to the scene, we will get a live repot ahead on eye witness news. they have spent millions ohm campaign ads, and attacked each other and attended
last day to make their pitch and then it's our turn to vote in the new york primary. drake is live. >> reporter: no question, the race to watch tomorrow is between bernie sanders and hilary clinton. clinton right nowing has a double digit or 10- point lead in the polls. on the republican side, donald trump has the luxury of a long lead. >> illegal immigration cost new york taxpayers over $5 billion every year. >> reporter: donald trump keeps hitting the themes, put him more than 30 points ahead, a day before the primary. >> i love new york. a guy like cruz, you heard his statement on values, new york values. i can't imagine any new yorker voting for cruz. he can't beat hilary clinton. i'm going to beat hilary clinton. >> reporter: the one person who
maybe hilary clinton. she danced in washington heights sunday and reached out for votes across the city. the big weekend problem for clinton, bernie sanders supporters showering her california motorcade with $1000 as she headed to a george clooney fundraiser where tickets sold for more than $30,000. >> it's an obscene amount of money. >> i have a lot of respect for george clooney's honesty and integrity on this issue. he is right. >> reporter: the candidates put the exception of john kasich will have campaign events in the city today or sometime this evening. kasich is up state campaigning here at trump tower, donald trump will be holding a news conference along with the national diversity coalition. that's scheduled to happen at noon today.
eyewitness news. a 32-year-old man is fatally shot by police after officers say he reached for a gun. george tillman, a father of 5. sunday morning, plain clothes officers noticed him holding an open container and approached him. he ran. officers say he reached for this gun prompting them to fire. >> this is a very quiet neighborhood. nothing like this has ever happened here. not as long as i have been here. >> a total of four officers discharged weapons hitting him several times. the 32 year old started to run after shots were fired. disturbing video shows a police officer striking a high school student with a baton. nypd internal affairs unit is investigating.
and striking 18 year old yo dy. ar begannas is suing officer philips and the city because of the officer's actions. a suspected drone strike triggered investigation at london's heathro airport. the plane was checked out and cleared for the next flight. authorities made no arrest but the investigation is on going. 51 degrees, clear skies and
wind looking great. down the beach asberry park. clear skies over the no northeast and new england. a back door front. that will keep sagging south with cooler air and bringing rain north, that dries out by the time it gets to us. clouds overnight and cooler air for tomorrow. 60 by 9:00. noontime 72. 78 after noon to 80 degrees, normal high is 62 degrees this time of the year. it's going to feel nice. at the bus stop, need a jacket and a sweater, the enforcer is back. right there, enforcer, make sure you got your jacket or sweater. temperatures 79 degrees. she has her hands behind her back. that's for a reason. i'm not hiding anything here from you. this is the bqe, northbound
bridge northeast, not a bad ride for you there. over to the maps, we had earlier issues with the subways. it was the a-train, dealing with mechanical problems, 60th street. the problems have been taken care of. long island river, metro north running on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. still ahead on eye witness news this morning, security measures are in place for the country's oldest marathon. survivors will be taking part in the race. also ahead for the first time the islanders bring the dispoints. stay with us. at stop & shop, shoppers are discovering low prices by the thousands,
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30,000 people from 100 countries are set to race including survivors of the marathon bombing from 2013. race officials expect a million spectators to cheer runners on, boston's mayor says check points are in placings there is no credible threat to the event or to the city. the search is back on for the data recorder from the cargo ship el faro that shank during hurricane joaquin. they will use a under water vehicle to help locate the recorder. it was overtaken in october. the ship was found in 15,000 feet of water near the bahamas. it's top two bridge decks detached. the islanders have taken their playoff quest to brooklyn, playing the first post season game at barkley center. it worked out in their favor. panthersed that lead almost
to the second period. the goal was ruled off side. islanders came back, tying game up and winning it in overtime. the islanders now have a 2-1 lead in the series. bill evans is joining was a lovely accuweather forecast. it is going to be a great day today. a look from the camera, the new jersey side of the george washington bridge over to the west side, looking east this morning, a beautiful sunrise, absolutely gorgeous. temperature 51, humidity 54%, that's dry. light wind, rising barometer, a great day. high number yesterday was 75. you see normal is 62. we are starting out warmer than normal today. we will end up warmer, 5 degrees warmer than yesterday. we are looking at nice warm weather. april at its best when it's sunny and warm. cooling this week,
the dry weather pattern is going to come to an end on friday when we could have a couple of showers. brook haven 38. 29 west hampton. a frost advisory here this morning. 30 river head. 44 smith town. 43 poughkeepsie. warm numbers here, the wind has calm, the skies are clear, that let's the temperature drop off in areas where there is sandy soil, tom's river and lake hurst. 3 miles an hour wind. not much. a calm wind. we will be seeing the wind start to pick up tomorrow. the frost advisory is here, towards the eastern long island. from brook haven, all the way towards shelter island, towards the east end to the lighthouse, montag. a lot of sunshine, nice day today, the front that's to the north, that drops down slowly tonight across the tristate area.
watch the clouds cover the north. upper 70s today and to the low 80s. tonight, seeing the front driving down, the front is coming down, the air mass is dry as the front comes from north sound, a back door front when it comes north-south opposed to most of the normal weather west-east. the front slips over us, cloudy tomorrow morning to start the day. look at the temperature, 9:00. 62 degrees. the cooler air comes in, warm to around 70 by afternoon tomorrow. still 70 is going to be above normal for this time of the here. cooler at the beaches today. temperature around 70. the warm air surge is ahead of the front. plenty of sunshine, cooler at the coast today. 80 inland areas. 56 five bureaus. clouds in the morning and sunshine breaks through, breezy and cooler, around 70, the wind out of the northwest tomorrow.
wednesday, we will have brilliant sunshine, brilliant. 72 on thursday. there is a shot of those showers on friday. that gets out of oh the way just in -- out of the way in time for the weekend. good to have you back heather. >> this 2:00 a.m. wake up thing is hard. you are on vacation, you are like, wait, what? we had earlier mechanical problems at beach 60th street. the problems repaired. new jersey transit, long island railroad, metro north, running on or close to schedule. we are looking at problem as you travel on to 84, on the eastbound side, exit 5. this is an accident k we have all lanes closed down, your ride across 84, across the bear mountain bridge. we are looking at or the
ways between exit 32-33, overnight construction, they have all lanes closed down both ways. should be re-opened shortly. we have the george washington bridge in good shape. no major issues, minor delay at the lincoln and the hiland running without major issues as well. all of the mass transit doing great. still ahead, eye witness news this morning, the new warning about the zika virus threat. how mayor de blasio is responding and one of the top doctors is saying about the
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cases, people getting them outside the country bringing them this. infections in pregnant women have been linked to fetal deaths and birth defects. the tenants of a queen's apartment building got a slithery start to their sunday after a 7- foot python was found unattended in the building, found in a building in flushing. it was inside a cage and left near a garbage chute. taken to the bayside animal clinic where it was picked up by its owner. >> they wanted to have company. >> left unattended. >> where did i put the python? here is meteorologist, bill evans in the accuweather forecast. >> hold this for me while i put the machine in the spin cycle. 71 by noontime. going to be warming up fast in the next 7 hours.
plenty of sunshine today. uv index 7. sun is getting stronger. you need the sunscreen, sun block and today we are going to be looking at sunny weather and by 72 degrees at noontime. 80 degrees later on this afternoon. west of the city, hitting 82 degrees with light wind. cooler tomorrow, talking about that next. heather o'rourke. look at what is happening, route 84 eastbound side near exit 5, we have an accident all lanes are closed on the eastbound side, westbound side is open. the eastbound side closed down, westbounders you may find rubber necking delays. long island railroad, metro north, doing fine. no major issues. sawmill expect the closures between 32-33, because of construction. street cleaning rules are in
the deadline to file your taxes has arrived. what happens if you need more time. >> one movie proves to be a beast at the box office. how much did the latest version of the jungle book bring in? stay with us. 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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atm skimming, skimming incidents increased 55 0% from 2014 to last year. the same city shows 60% of all skimming incident take place at non bank atms. >> the jungle book, dominated the box office. >> live action update of the 1967 animated version from our parent company brought in $103 million making it the second biggest april opening ever. we will look for the bare necessities around here. actress kerry fish ser honored at harvard university. receiving a lifetime achievement award from the community. it's for her work on mental health issues. fisher has chronicled struggles with drug addiction and bipolar disorder. ac/dc gets a electric charge on the microphone as its
axle rose will replace johnson. johnson is pulling out after advised by doctors that further concerts could permanently impair his hearing. rose will return to guns and roses for a summer tour. coming up, police investigate a robbery in brooklyn, a clerk is hurt after he tries to fight back against the thieves. search and rescue crews continue to look for survivors in teeters quake in eke -- in the earthquake in equidore. >> bill evans will be back with
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camera, 10 people gang up on a man outside a restaurant. we are almost at the finish line in new york, hopefuls have a day to win over voters ahead of the state's primary and then they are going to be out in full force. good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes, thank you for starting your morning with us. this morning, it is text day, a day we start out with clear skies and beautiful weather, going to be nice and warm. if you are at the bus stop, chilly this morning, clear day starting out, a beautiful sunrise, 40 minutes from now, the temperature 50 la guardia. 45jfk. chilly in spots. toms river is 306789 river head 30 degrees in suffolk county. 37 morris town. hitting 56 at noon, we get in to the afternoon really nice here with warm temperatures and
up to near 80 degrees. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. health ser back, how is it going -- heather is back, how is it going. new jersey transit, long island railroad, metro north, all doing just fine. our subway service is running on or close to schedule. no major issues there as well. however, if you are traveling along 84, going onto the eastbound side near exit 5, that's an accident, all lanes closed down on the eastbound side. westbounders, experiencing rubber necking delays. a debris spill cleared up. we are looking at the george washington bridge, which is in good shape coming in to the city, across the span. minor delay that's lincoln and the holland tunnels as well. look at the web cam, white stone bridge, moving well in both directions, no major issues to report. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. we are following developing
chase ended in a crash outside of a police station. police say the suspect stole a car from a fast food parking lot, officers tried to pull over the suspect when he crashed in to a police cruiser. the suspect crashed in to several other parked cars in front of the jersey city south district precinct. the driver ran out of the car when engine caught fire and he was later caught. one officer was hurt and expected to be okay. search is on for two men involved in a shooting and robbery in brooklyn. it happened inside a deli on new lots avenue and east new york. one of the suspects grabbed cash from the register , the other threatened a worker with the gun. when the worker tried to grab the weapon, the man opened fire hitting him in the hip and grazing his hand. the victim is in the hospital. we will have a live report ahead on eye witness news at 6:00 a.m. police are investigating a
restaurant in brooklyn, it happened saturday night. punched kicked and stabbed, of a 26-year-old victim. the victim suffered cuts to his chest, shoulder and arm and taken to elm hurst, police are looking for the suspects. weeks of campaigning have come down to this, we are now one day away from the new york presidential primary, the candidates will spend the final 24 hours trying to drum up last minute support. dray clark is live in midtown. >> the candidates have been busy not just in the city but across the state. the only candidate in a comfortable position is donald trump, he has a significant lead. on the democratic side, the race between bernie sanders, and hilary clinton is just too close to call. every rally, campaign stop, and tv appearance matters and there no more time to waste. hilary clinton has reason to
primary, and she holds a 10 point lead over bernie sanders. she intends to end his long are up of vickries. >> it's easy to -- victories. >> it's easy to diagnose the problem, you got to be able to solve the problem. >> reporter: you won't see defeat in sanders eyes lings he stumped for votes in brownsville after appear on eye witness news sunday morning. 29,000 people cheered him on in brooklyn's prospect park. there is another rally in long island city. all aimed at knocking clinton out of the lead and winning the primary. >> you cannot have a super pack raise many millions of dollars from wall street or special interest and then tell the american people with a straight face that you are going to stand up to the big money interest. not true. >> reporter: donald trump keeps aiming for a sweep on 95 delegates.
ted cruz from winning the nomination with bound delegates before the convention. >> it's easy to talk about making america great again. you can print that on a baseball cap. the real question is, do you understand the principals and values that made america great from in the first place. >> reporter: a little later this morning, ted cruz will be appearing on good morning america for a 2-hour special town hall. donald trump will be holding a news conference here at trump tower at noon, for the other candidates, business as usual, campaigning down to the wire. up later this morning, ted cruz sits down for town hall style event with robin roberts and george stephanopoulos, answering questions from voters across the country. tune in to good morning america at 7:00. normal classes held today
of a gunman on campus. university alerted students to stay indoors and close blinds as police scoured the 500-acre campus last night. state university police received reports of armed suspect, after 9:00 last night. they believe that suspect may have run off in to the woods. we spoke to a student who tells eye witness news everyone was working together to stay safe. >> it's a real since of community here. everyone is kind of rallying together to stay safe, stay in around. >> officers said there were no reports of shots fired the campus is considered safe. officials say all classes and activities will go on as scheduled today. there is a national emergency in effect in equidore where the death toll in a earthquake risen to 260, with another 2500 people hurt. teams are continuing to search through the rubble for any survivors.
night on the country's pacific coast. the quake has destroyed homes and left roads impassible cutting off communities from help. aid workers are gathering supplies to bring to those in need, here in the u.s., those with loved ones are hoping to get in touch with family. >> we made phone calls to our family to make sure they were okay. thank god they are. there is a lot of families and relatives of people here in new york and the united states that are concerned about what is happening to their relatives and to people in their hometowns. >> civic organizations plan to gather this morning at the equidore consulate in queens to plan relief for victims of the earthquake. the deadly earthquakes that hit japan are having a ripple effect on the entire country's economy. twin quakes hit southern japan, cutting off power and water. toyota says it was forced to stop production at one of its factories, which will impact
42 people were killed in the quakes, japan's prime p minister says the search for survivors is a race against the clock because of the threat of landslides. the supreme court will hear arguments on president obama's immigration policy, 26 states filed suit against the executive order, which would have spared more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and given them work permits. in february, a judge in texas blocked the program and appeals court upheld the decision in november. one of the issues the court will decide is whether president obama overstepped his authority. this morning, we got sunshine coming your way in a little under 40-45 minutes, at dawn, a gorgeous sunrise looking south from our camera here, 4 times square, see the bridge in the distance. the chrysler building this morning, all lit up and looking good.
it's -- the sun is up after 6:00. the temperature will jump up fast with the sun, clear skies back to the ohio valley, up state new york to plantsburg, here is a back door front sliding down, loses the precipitation by the time it gets to us. it gets to us overnight tonight. before it gets here, it warms up nicely today. 64 by 10:00. 75 at 1:00. 80 by the time we get to 4:00 this afternoon, parts of the area west of the city get to 82. jackets and sweaters, cool to start the day. warms up nice. a-plus, sunny and warm. i give her an a-plus, she is used to that sort of thing. >> we are looking at the white stone bridge, queens bound, a little bit of a delay up in to the bronx, no major issues, no big reason for this. this is the cash tolls where people are waiting to get to the tolls to.
our subways 1, 2 1, 3, trains, police activity near 72nd street. long island, metro north, alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. still ahead on eye witness news this morning, police investigate a deadly shooting that ended up causing big problems for new jersey transit riders. a kayaker falls in to a
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in flames in california. thick black smoke could be seen for miles after the fire erupted at a recycling yard in sun valley, happening yesterday. more than 100 firefighters had to battle the flames, surprisingly, no buildings were threatened. unclear what sparked the flames. new video this morning of a dramatic rescues that coast guard pulled the kayaker out of the water in washington state. he plunged 80 feet down the falls. officers were lowered from a helicopter, 180 feet above the river where they were able to get to the money and pull him to safety. he is being treated for a broken back. let's look outside. the chrysler building, looks great. we have great visibility, from that, across roosevelt island, towards flushing bay, la guardia, great visibility here this morning. here is the current temperature in central park, 51 degrees,
northeast at 3. the pressure rising, 30.25 is great. that's the nice ridge of strong high pressure over us, yesterday's high was 75. normal is 62. temperatures are climbing today. cooler at the coast, dry stretch continues all week until we get to friday. 44 north port and massapequa. 44-42 suffolk county. spots in to the interior, river head 30 degrees. 29 west hampton, a morning where you have a clear sky and calm wind. there is a freeze and frost advisory towards the eastern suffolk county. lie, sunrise highway, montauk highway on north fork, shelter island, north port. maybe frost this morning, with the clear skies, calm wind. to north a front. it will slide towards us, by the time we get to the
guidance has it in the 70s. we hit 80 to park. 82 urban areas of new jersey. might be a shower in duchess county overnight. it dries out by the time it moves south, clouds in the morning, breaks of sunshine in the afternoon, temperature gets to near 70 degrees. cooler and wind northwest, we will cool off a little bit. the front we are talking about. that slides south and east, cooler at the beaches today. 70. 80 inland areas. couple of hours, get a sunburn. 40s in the suburbs tonight. morning clouds and sunshine, breezy ask cooler weather tomorrow. temperatures all week running above normal averages, wednesday with 67. that's above normal. 72 by thursday. 74 on friday. there comes a few showers, a few april showers on friday.
gone by the time we get to saturday morning. the weekend, shaping up to be nice. back to back. we are one day closer to the weekend. little bit closer to making your way down the fdr drive near 72nd street. we have police activity on the subways near 72nd street. over to our maps. 1, 2, 3, activity. expect delays on the 1, 2, 3, trains as a result. new jersey transit, long island railroads metro north running on or close to schedule. if you want to hop on a train this morning, enjoy the weather on a train laters you should be okay. we are also looking at the problem, not going to enjoy this. if you travel along route 84
accident, involving a truck. debris spill. all lanes closed down as a result of that. chap squaw, 3233. we have that construction all lanes are closed in both directions. we are looking at the george washington bridge inbound traffic well across the span. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. new program in new york state aims to keep teens safe behind the wheel in time for graduation and prom season. >> 3 teenagers get a legal lesson after taking a bulldozer
damage out in the midwest. at stop & shop, shoppers are discovering low prices by the thousands, plus a thousand more that just dropped. all these low prices! what are you trying to do, get me to feed the whole neighborhood? no. just trying to save you a whole lot of "bread." [ laughter ] thousands of blue tags, thousands of low prices.
detectives say the blue ford explorer has noticeable fronts end damage on the hood and the grill. in time for high school proms and graduation, new york state is starting a new program to reduce teen driver deaths and injuries. the campaign is called no empty chair. a reference to the seats at high school graduations left empty when a teen is killed in a crash. includes public awareness ads and stepped up enforcement. police are target speeding in school zones and seat belt violations, drunken driving and texting while driving. a joyride turns destructive
construction equipment in indianna. all that is left is pieces of two trailers and $50,000 in damage. three teens were able to turn on and operate a track hoe and a bulldozer, tipping one trailer over and then knocking out the wall of another. paul penel, who owns the the property called 911 after the sounds woke him up. the teens are in a juvenile detention center and their parents maybe held responsible for the damages. still ahead on eye witness news this morning, a new jersey family is reeling after their beloved dog was stolen and put up for ransom. bill evans will be back
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temperatures today, warming up nicely, get in to the 80s fast. 72 by noontime, sunny and warm, 80 this afternoon. west of the city, 82 degrees over in new jersey. we will talk about the cool down in the accuweather seven- day forecast coming your way. that's heather o'rourke who is back. >> 1, 2, 3, trains, police activity near 72nd street has been completed, 1, 2, 3s trains may find residual delays, new jersey transit, metro north, running on or close to schedule. we have this problem, on going issue here as you travel on to 84 east, near exit 5, the accident all lanes are closed down as a result of that. a truck involving a debris spill. a family from new jersey now begging for help in finding
he is held for ransom, angelo was stolen from a truck in the bronx on thursday. after that, angelo's owner got a call from somebody demanding 200 bucks bucks in exchange for the dog's return. when the person who stole angelo didn't call back, the owner called police. pennsylvania joining the growing list of state's legalizing medical main, pennsylvania governor tom wolf approved a measure allowing dispensarys to sell pot to people suffering from serious medical conditions. eventually, 150 dispensaries will operate throughout the state. application fees for those businesses are expected to make the state extra $10 million in the fist year. a california college
a southwest airlines flight after a passenger overheard him speaking arabic. southwest says carl dean was taken off of a flight this month in california. the former iraqi refugee says he was speaking on the phone with his uncle in arabic and removed from the flight. he was talking about a speech he heard gip by the u.n. secretary general and happened to mention eye sis. closes -- isis. grocery store chloric wounded dug an -- clerk wounded during an armed robbery. police are searching for two dangerous suspects. a live report from brooklyn coming up. america's oldest marathon is about to step off in boston with several surviving victims hitting the course again. scary moment for a passenger plane colliding with a drone in midair. the spring is here, as if we skipped to summer.
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