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f0 breaking at 4:30, one person is dead and another injured after a gunman opens fire on two people sitting in a car. we are live with what we know about the gunman. an unprecedented warning. officials are warning people to avoid a certain part of florida because of the zika virus. what officials are doing in our area to keep people safe. we are tracking early- morning thunderstorms on
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last long. i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist jeff smith in for bill. >> reporter: a few of you may be awake right now because you were woke up by the thunder. the thunderstorms for putnam county, southern dutchess into fairfield county and north of i- 84. another thunderstorms from sullivan into -- another batch of thunderstorms from sullivan into south western orange county. we get some occasional sunshine by midday into the afternoon hours, and temperatures topping off in the upper 70s. sticky out there, and that will
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in the full forecast, and heather o'rourke will have the roads. >> good morning, jeff, and welcome. this was the northbound side near 18w, and the accident was cleared away. the traffic was being diverted off to the eastern spur. the new jersey transit, metro north, and long island railroad, all are schedule. if you're going to the bqe, northeast into mcginnis humboldt street, it's right before the bridge. farther east, there's more construction, and we do have construction at the george, lincoln, and holland. be aware of that. minor delays, and street
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we start with break news in brooklyn. a shooter son the loose after gunning down two people as they sat inside of a car. it was in bed-stuy. darla smiles -- darla miles is live for us. >> reporter: i have spoke to the family members here, and and fresh. he was the father of a 1-year- old son. you can see a number of shell casings on the ground and at the mercedes suv. we have a closer look at the crime scene, happening just after 1:00 this morning here in bed stuy. what we know so far, the 33- year-old was in the car with a 22-year-old woman.
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and opened fire. the 33-year-old was shot in the face and neck, and he was taken to interfaith medical center, and he was pronounced dead. the woman is in stable condition after being shot in the torso. this incident is still under investigation. at this point the nypd has not identified the shooter, but you know anything about the in the area the time. 1-800-577-tips. >> darla, thank you. a burglary suspect was shot by police. police were called after the homeowners allegedly caught felix perez on nanny cam. we spoke to several
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thing i thought, did it come from my house? is everybody okay? the next thing i thought about was neighbors. >> perez ran from the house, but he was quickly arrested. me has a long criminal history, and he was just released from prison in june after serving time for burglary. it's not clear what charges he will be facing for yesterday's incident. officials are warning people to part of miami. it's focused on the windwood arts district where 14 people have been infected. crews sprayed for the mosquitoes overnight. >> reporter: good morning, ken, the city health department is focusing on college point, flushing, and white stone for the first round of mosquito spraying. they said they are doing it because they believe there's a strong presence of the mosquito which carries the zika virus in
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is to anyone in our area who may be traveling to miami, especially expecting mothers, warning them, do not do that because of the outbreak of the zika virus in the neighborhood just outside of miami. what is considering for health officials there, their aggressive spraying system is not getting rid of the sq becoming resistant to the spraying or they are hiding. >> the mosquito that transmits zika is in this area, but it's in 30 states. we can expect this cluster taking place in this part of miami will not be the only cluster of zika we see. there's so much travel with new york and the whole united
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zika is trending. >> reporter: health officials say the number one thing you can do to protect yourself against any mosquito is to not allow any standing water near your house or anywhere where you may frequent. live in college point this morning, kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> kristin, thank you. now an eyewitness news exclusive. a tractor trailer on a wild and deadly ride, losing control and man with 55 arrests, and he smashed into parked cars on newark avenue and then a building. the driver, 57-year-old daddy withen. >> he has over eight felony convictions and the most recent, judge was in 2012.
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is charged with killing jeffrey oakly. at least two people were killed in the flooding in ellicott city, but there were 120 water rescues reported. massive rain fall on saturday is being called the one in 1,000 year event. the storm dumped 6.5 inches of rain on the city, most of it in just 90 minutes. two restaurant customer die oned main street. the owner of the re glad that most everyone got out, really, and you know taxer building. it's material. it's the people who matter. >> reporter: senator barbara mckulskey toured the town and said they need federal funding to restore the town.
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here's jeff smith. >> reporter: it's been an unsettled pattern, and we have had quite a bit of rain in the tri-state area, and the drought is coming to an end across a lot of the area right now, and a live look across the east river, and here's what is going on on our local radar during the last through hours, and thunderstorms mainly north of new york city. it's move into ulster county, putnam county, the next hour or so before we clear things out. we could see the sun by late morning. here's our planner. 71 by 8:00 in the morning. temperatures trying to rise in the low to mid-70s by around midday. a quick look at what is happening over the next several days in terms of a chance of rain. 10% through friday and the biggest chance, unfortunately the first day of the weekend. we will talk about that in the
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commute. >> this is traffic coming into the city. let's go over to the maps. we have something happening on the ed koch. slow traffic. unfortunately my computer is not operating right now, but the western spur of the new jersey turnpike, northbound do have the earlier crash being cleared away, and all other mass transit doing just fine. >> what? >> we have alternate-side parking rules in effect for today. lori and ken, over to you. >> 4:40. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, why lawyers for the accused south carolina church killer are now pursuing the death penalty. a massive fight breaks out at a popular pokemon go hangout
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4:43, and new this morning, police released new images of a subway attacker who was wearing an mta uniform. was approached from behind, and the suspect seen in the video had a sharp object put to his back. the suspect had on a blue mta shirt. if you recognize him, call police. took two men just moments to decide they could not watch a man drown after he drove his
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the good samaritans tried to break the windows with a rock. three police officers arrived and they used an accident to bust open the windows, and they all got the driver to safety. the officers said it was impressive seeing the other two men in the water trying to save the life. amazeing im-- amazing images for louisiana from storms. baton rouge could see storms like this for the of the week. >> st that intense. jeff smith is in for bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> shows you lightning can strike twice. the empire state building can be hit a dozen times during the
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to the empire state building down to one world trade. the wind from the east at 3 miles an hour, and the humidity is high. it will remain sticky during the day today. 75% and the high expected to get around to 79. 5degrees below average thanks to the the cloud cover and the wind off the cool waters of the atlantic. 100 was your record back on this date. the sun will be setting at 8:10 or thunderstorm early, and then maybe a spotty shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon, mainly north and east of new york city, and nice tomorrow and thursday. temperatures low 80s, and low levels of the humidity. the muggies and thunder threat returns for the weekend. more humid on friday, and could have thunderstorms in here on friday night into saturday. temperatures right now, ranging from 71 in the city down to 63
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thunderstorms early this morning. this is from islip to montauk. the radar picture, and you can see the showers and thunderstorms well north of the city. there was a nasty cell here that is still over northern fairfield county, about to cross into new haven at i-84. following that to the west, and there's a scattering and shower of the thunderstorms into the scatskills. county, just north of i-84. here's the future cast as we head throughout the day. you can see the shower and thunderstorm activity breaking out into the east. there's times where there could be a spotty shower north and east of new york city. a nice day of pressure setting up for tomorrow. occasional sun, and a spotty shower mainly north and east.
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partly sunny, and somewhat less humid in the afternoon. a nice day shaping up for tomorrow. the high around 80. speaking of nice, how about we do it again on thursday. mostly sunny, the high of 81. the afternoon high this time of the year, the mid-80s. this is not too bad. warm and humid on friday. above average at 86. i think during the daylight hours on friday, we have a lot of sunshine. friday night we can get a shower or thunderstorm in the area. there's a betterch friday, the high up to 88. a couple of thermometers could reach 90, especially inland. monday, 83 under a lot of sunshine, and lows into the 60s at night. we could be doing a lot worse. finally a lot of much-needed rain in the area. it was a moderate to severe drought, and i think it has come to an end over the last few days.
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of traffic? >> we do not. unfortunately a new accident to talk to you about. near exit 16 at cedar street in new rochelle. that accident will tie up traffic the longer it sits out there the ed koch, upper level going into manhattan, and that accident is also being taken care of. new jersey transit, metro north, and m. train ands l. trains track work until 5:00 are looking over here at the george washington bridge. the inbound lower level has construction. the outbound lower level has construction as well. a couple of lanes are closed down. only minor delays inbound at the george washington bridge that is something to think about, and obviously it's e- zpass only.
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and holland have construction. the lincoln and holland with minor delays. into mcginnis humboldt street, there's delays there. >> heather thank you. tonight is national night out. every nypd precinct will special event to teach people about crime prevention. a court has thrown out a wrongful death judgment against a long-time suspect in the notorious etan patz murder case. jose ramos was once convicted of killing the boy, pedro hernandez was charged in 2012 with patz's murder. the jury deadlocked on the
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a person of interest in an unrelated case. the lawyers for dillon roof, the man charged with mid- ing a church bible study group have file ever file -- have filed an appeal to the death penalty. defense lawyers say they will drop the challenge and roof will plead guilty if the prosecutors take the death penalty off the table. it out brawl. dozens of people were in the park in hudson falls, many playing pokemon go. the person filming labeled it a pokemon go brawl and posted it to youtube. the people there said it wasn't all about the game at all. >> they got out of their car
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everyone kept telling them that they are not going to fight because it's a park with kids. >> police are asking everyone toe always remain vigilant. actress shannen doherty says her cancer has spread into her lymph nodes and maybe further. she had a single mastectomy in may, and she has undergone series of eight rounds of chemotherapy. 50 cent is putting his 2 cents in on a new tv show. the show is called "tomorrow today." it's in development in starz right now it will be about a falsely imprisoned veteran that will be the center of a prison doctor's experiment. 50 cent is already the executive producer and cast
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a curious bear on the hunt for food is caught on camera, hitching a ride on a garbage truck. a firefighter in new mexico shot the cell phone video which is now going viral, and it shows the brown bear on top of a large garbage truck, and fortunately the quick-thinking driver backed the truck up next bear was able to climb down safely. >> the bear was just looking for a ride. he couldn't get an uber, and he hitched the ride on the garbage truck. you're smart. meteorologist jeff smith now with the forecast. >> reporter: we are wag the thunderstorm activity well north of new york city, especially north of fairfield
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fairfield county, and cloud-to-ground lightning in the area. moving into northern orange and sullivan and ulster counties, and these are moving to the east and southeast and will continue to do so over the next few hours, and maybe some sunshine, occasional sunshine developing by midday after morning clouds, and highs into the upper 70s. we go over to heather o'rourke right now. >> we are looking at the southbound side near 16, and new rochelle. we have the ed koch 59th street bridge, upper level into manhattan, and another accident is being cleared. new jersey transit, metro north, and long island railroad, all running on or close to schedule. the l. trains and m. trains with track work that will last until 5:00 a.m. hopefully that will be cleared away shortly. the george washington, lower level, that is cleared away, and then construction under the
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the lincoln and holland. minor delays across the board at the hudson river crossings, and bqe northeast into mcginnis, and you can see the delay right before the bridge. 4:57. a mailbox vandal was caught red handed, and police are looking for the person captured red handed. guy. investigators said vandals recently targeted mailboxes in the pearl river area. 4:57. breaking news in brooklyn. a gunman is on the run after firing at two people inside of an suv. one of the victims has died. we just spoke to his family, and we will update the scene. new information on mayor bill de blasio's approval rating and how he compares to possible opponents next term. and jeff smith has your accuweather forecast when we
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breaking at 5:00 a.m. a gunman in brooklyn, killing a man inside, and we just spoke to the victim's families, and we will have a live report from the scene. >> she is the devil. he made the deal with the devil. that's true. >> donald trump unleashes a new attack on hillary clinton. we are live with trump's new warning about the upcoming election. >> we are also watching storms move across to our north, and meteorologist jeff smith will tell us when they will be out
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thank you for joining us. i'm ken rosato. it's tuesday, august 2nd. and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> reporter: the thunderstorms are roaming across the lower and mid-hudson valley, and a flood advisory for north eastern sullivan county. 6:45 in the morning. we have had showers and storms over the same area, and that's flooding or ponding in those parts of the woods. it was a particularly nasty cell that headed over fairfield county, connecticut, into new haven, and it was south of 84 in that area. these can last through the next couple of hours before we try to break out into some sunshine, and that's by later this morning. temperatures getting up to 73
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peek or two of sun. 77 by 4:00 in the afternoon. can not rule out a spotty shower, especially north and east of the city. we have a couple of really nice days shaping up. we will detail that in the forecast coming up. >> we have an accident on the southbound side, and that accident is near exit 16, which is cedar street. a couple of lanes closed down, and keep that in mind as we head out. accident there, and then going on to new jersey transit, metro north, long island railroad should not be a problem. all of that transit is running on or close to schedule. the track work on the m. and l. trains should be cleared away shortly, and the george washington bridge looking great. all the construction is cleared away, and we have alternate- side parking rules in effect for today. ken? lori? over to you. we have breaking news in brooklyn. police just identified the
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was just after 1:00 this morning. darla miles is live at the scene with reaction from the victim's family. >> reporter: that's right, ken and lori. we are just learning the victim is a 33-year-old father of eight children, ages 1 to 8 years old, and family members say that's his suv, the black suv he was sitting in when gunfire broke out overnight, year-old earnest brown, and that's who the victim has been identified as. in this photograph you can see he is leaning up against the black suv. police say 33-year-old brown was sitting in his black suv, double parked here, when a gunman walked up and opened fire. the 22-year-old woman sustained a gun shot wound to her torso.
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was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at inner faith hospital. >> oh god. i can't! he was a good man! he would do anything and everything for his kids. >> reporter: again this is a live look at the crime scene, of shell casings on the ground. they have not identified the motive for the shooting, a suspect, or who may have been the target. if you have any information, you're urged to call crime stopper at 1-800-577-tips. >> darla, thank you. new this morning, police arrested a man for harming a young boy on a queens playground. 60-year-old zuman young walked
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her son up and started to grab and squeeze his chest. the family of a hit-and-run victim in brooklyn is begging the driver to come forward this morning. israel turcios and delman maldonado were hit and killed. the driver hit the two men with two parked cars before running away. donald trump is trying move past his public spat with the khan family, whose son was killed in iraq. he launched a new attack on hillary clinton, calling her the devil. maggie? >> reporter: good morning, lori, hillary clinton's convention bounce was more than double that of donald trump's, and she is seeing her highest support since early may. this increase is right on the heels of trump's latest controversial comments.
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new polls showing hillary clinton with a solid lead in the race for the white house, donald trump declares this. >> i'm afraid the election will be rigged. i have to be honest. >> reporter: he calls on all republicans to be careful. >> i hope the republicans are watching closely or it's going to be taken away from us. >> reporter: while trump is focusing on the rigged election, many veteran groups and his own party continue to condemn his comments. john mccain is leading the a blistering statement "while our party has bestowed on him the nomination, it's not allowed to disgrace the best among us." the protrump crowd started to boo when pence was asked by a woman in the crowd about veterans. >> i have spent time with our
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someone more devoted to the armed forces of this country. >> reporter: in virginia clinton's vice presidential candidate, tim kaine took on the muslim ban. >> this is a race that is just absolutely critical. >> another member of team clinton taking aim at donald trump, billionaire warren buffet. he's challenging trump to re election day. >> maggie, thank you. more gloomy poll numbers for mayor de blasio. the quinnipac poll shows 51% of voters disapprove of de blasio and said he is not doing well as mayor. 50% said he should not win a second term next year, but there's little good news in the
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to 19% for christine quinn. it's 5:07. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. jeff smith is in for bill. >> reporter: muggy out there this morning, guys as we look at the lower manhattan area. the temperature in the low 70s, and let's check out the radar picture. the storms we are really following during the i-84 corridor, moving through cloud-to-ground with the heavy downpour over oren orange into sullivan and ulster. part of a flood advisory for the next hour to hour and a half. temperatures rising into the middle 70s as we head throughout the morning hours, and probably about 72, 74 degrees by 11:00 a.m., and we could see sunshine after that point with the morning clouds. the showers and thunderstorms moving north of the city during the next couple of hours. rain chances over the next
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first day of the weekend indicating the highest chance of shower or thunderstorm activity returning. we will detail that in the accuweather forecast coming up. now over to heather. >> we are looking at the new england freeway. there's cars on the roadway, and there's also an accident there. let's go over to our maps. it's on the new england freeway, it's southbound at exit 16 where the accident is being cleared away, and then koch 59th street bridge. the accident itself is on the queens side as you enter on to the ramp, getting on to the manhattan-bound side of the span, and we are also looking at metro north, new jersey transit and long island railroad. the george washington, and lincoln and holland with no major issues to report. if you're going to the hudson
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bqe, northeast, atlantic avenue into catman plaza, construction is blocking at least two planes. if you're going to the brooklyn, williamsburg, or manhattan bridges, keep that one in mind. ken? lori? over to you. it's 5:10. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new investigation into the worst hot air balloon tragedy in u.s. history. the new questions surrounding the pilot's past. for all those pokers, prodders, shuckers and sniffers, [ inhales ] all stop & shop produce is triple checked. farm, crate, and store. we're focusing on fresh...
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industries in the country alfred nichols was allowed to continue to fly despite four dui charges. >> it goes back to the issue of oversight of commercial balloon operators. should they be held to a different standard than somebody who is flying an airplane for hire? >> a former girlfriend says been sober for several years. the top vent in the balloon was open to release air, and the pilot signaled he was landing before he crashed into the power lines. good morning america will have a live update from the investigation from texas that begins at 7:00 this morning. it's not about the must be but the things that cannot be replaced like an engagement ring.
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a queens safe deposit bank. three men got away with $5 million in money and goods, and mcdunna was saving money for her children in the box, but she had other things inside of the box that cannot be measured in dollars. >> i had actually my mother's, you know, engagement and wedding ring and my pocket watch and other grandfather's pocket watch and gold chain. i had my engagement and wedding rings. >> police will sort through all the items recovered. the yankees took game one of the subway series at citi field last night and the bronx bombers snapped the 4-game losing streak. the final score 6-5, and game 2
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for bill with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: and weather should not be a problem for the subway series at citi field. temperatures low to mid-70s, and right now, we do have problems north of new york city, and we have some thunderstorms out there, temperatures right now, 71. the wind from the east at 6 miles an hour. pretty sticky humidity at 75%. the normal high, 84. probably only up into the upper 70s today. the record was 100 in 1955. little while. setting at 5:10 this evening. muggy out there today, and maybe a spotty shower after the batch of showers and thunderstorms exits the region early this morning. maybe still a spotty shower north and east of the city as we head into the afternoon. nice weather for tomorrow and thursday. lower humidity out there. and the humidity and the thunder threat return by the weekend, and i think it does get warmer and more humid on friday. a better shot during the day on
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a couple of locations. 72 at teterboro and laguardia airport. upper 60s on the island from islip to montauk. there's a flooding advisory in effect. basically the north eastern half of sullivan county, and we have had downpours, just kind of sitting over the same spots, and you know what that means. there will be ponding of water close of the i-84 corridor, and south eastern sullivan county getting the downpour, invading northern orange county right now, and the cell is about to cross the hudson river right now from ulster county, and there were nasty storms over northern fairfield county contract, and thankfully they have weakened a bit, but there's a downpour south of i- 84, and they can make their way down to bridgeport.
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little bit of sunshine into the afternoon, but there still can be a spotty showers, but very isolated. especially north and east of new york city. here's the forecast map, spotty shower today. a ridge of high pressure sinking in from new england. accuweather forecast, humid. morning clouds breaking for occasional sun, and 79 for the high. partly cloudy tonight, down to 67, and partly sunny. less humid in the afternoon tomorrow. the high to 80. has a great -- that's a great day for this time of the year. on thursday, warmer and more humid on friday. highs in the middle 80s, closer to normal for this time of the year. a thunderstorm on friday night, and there's a better shot i think on saturday. could be stronger storms with the high around 90 for a couple of locations, and then still warm on sunday, and clearing out. mostly sunny next monday. high in the lower 80s.
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run into the down tours, especially the i-84 corridor. >> if you were a meteorologist for the top radio stations, spotty showers, that would be a great name. >> spotty showers. [ laughter ] >> i used the name casey rhodes. >> where did that come from? it was cool to have an italian name on the radio, and my friend had a fake id, and i stole it. so those of you who heard casey rhodes, that's me. >> that makes sense more for a traffic reporter. [ laughter ] we have an accident cleared away and the ed koch 59th street bridge, over to manhattan, the accident is still with us. new jersey transit, metro north, long island railroad running on or close.
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to schedule. minor delays at the hudson river crossings, and alternate- side parking rules in effect for today. ken? lori? over to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new information on your diet and
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morning. we are tracking showers and thunderstorms north of new york city, and along i-84, a flood advisory for sullivan county. good downpour there, moving into the orange county, and cloud-to-ground lightning over south western dutchess county, and this may eventually move to the coastline. right now affecting northern portions of fairfield county in connecticut. the showers and storms over the sunshine, but we cannot rule out the spotty shower. we send it over to heather right now, and she has the commute. >> this is the ed koch 59th street bridge, upper level into manhattan. an accident is still with us, being cleared away. great ride if you're using new jersey transit, metro north, long island railroad no major issues at this point. subway service running on or close to schedule. minor delay across the board.
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fine, and then the bqe from atlantic avenue into katman plaza, at least two lanes are closed down through that spot. alternate-side parking rules in effect. ken? lori, over to you. >> thank you. it's 5:24. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning. the new travel warning for a popular part of florida and what new york city is doing to prevent the west hey there, hi. why do people have eyebrows? why do people put milk on cereal? oh, are you reading why people put milk on cereal? why does your tummy go "grumbily, grumbily, grumbily"? why is it all (mimics a stomach grumble) no more questions for you! ooph, that milk in your cereal was messing with you, wasn't it? yeah, happens to more people than you think... try lactaid, it's real milk, without that annoying lactose. good, right? mmm, yeah. i got your back.
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new flights go smoothly, the company could eventually carry passengers to the edge of space. fewer and fewer people are buying tablet computers. >> new shipments like the ipad and the samsung tab dropped compared to last year. >> apple unveiled 100 new featuring women with everything from weight lifters to lawyers. those are your tech bytes. lincoln center, the home to so many towns and performers will get their own tkts booth starting today. >> the one in times square is always a hit, but this is a special popup booth over for just 3 months, and it will
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>> and i'm lori stokes. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic with jeff smith. >> reporter: we have been watching the shower activity well north of new york city. we have a flood advisory now in effect for north eastern sullivan county right now at6:45. northern sullivan and orange county. cloud-to-ground lightning over north eastern orange county, into south western parts of newburg. also storms over central and northern parts of fairfield county, and connecticut could have downpours all the way down to bridgeport in the next hour or so. radar estimates are 1-2 inches of rain over sullivan county, and that's why we have the flood advisory out there. may be minor flooding. upper 60s on long island, and i think we have the clouds this morning, north of the city, and a couple of showers or storms, and then we break out into
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upper 70s. over to heather right now for the commute. is the l.i.e. at casino boulevard. slow going through that spot. and then the ed koch 59th street bridge this is into manhattan. let's go over to the maps. we had an issue on the ed koch 59th street bridge, the upper level into manhattan, and the accident has been cleared away. you have new jersey transit and long island railroad running on or close to schedule, and george washington bridge, and keep in mind on the cross bronx side, there's construction, and lincoln and holland minor delays, and alternate-side parking rules in effect for today. >> heather, thank you. 5:32, and we are following breaking news this morning, one
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injured. 33-year-old earnest brown was in his mercedes suv when he was shot with a 22-year-old woman. he was pronounced dead and the woman is in stable condition. we are live on the scene as police continue to search for evidence and the suspect. we have new reaction from the victim's family. that's coming up. a burglary suspect was shot by police inside of a queens home. police were called to the home after the homeowner allegedly caught felix perez on her nanny cam. suspect was inside. perez started to struggle with the officer, and the officer shot perez in the groin. >> the first thing i thought, did it come from my house? and is everybody okay? the next thing i thought was about the neighbors. >> perez ran from the house, but he was quickly arrested. he has a long criminal history, and he was just released from prison in june after serving time for burglary.
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stop the spread of the zika virus in the u.s. the new york city health department joined the cdc ing a travel advisory for southern floridaed due to zika. the warning is for a one square mile area of miami. kristin thorne is live in college point queens where officials sprayed for mosquitoes overnight. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, lori, the city health department is focusing on three neighborhoods in queens for the first ro spraying of the summer including here in college point, flushing, and white stone, so why these three areas? the health department says they have reason to believe that these areas may carry a high number of the mosquitoes which carry the zika virus. as you mentioned, lori, again the city health department taking an unprecedented step, issuing a travel warning to people in our area not to go to
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what is really concerning for health officials down there, their aggressive spraying program has not gotten rid of the mosquitoes, which is leading them to believe that possibly these mosquitoes are becoming resistant to the pesticides. >> that is very worrisome. you have to rely on people using repellant and getting rid of free standing water to get number one thing health officials will urging people to do. make sure you remove any standing water around your home. live in college point, i'm kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> it's 5:35. now an eyewitness news exclusive. dramatic video showing a tractor trailer on a wild and deadly ride, losing control and slamming into cars. a the wheel of the truck a man with 55 arrests. watch this video.
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fraction of the damage that was caused in elizabeth. the driver, danny williams. >> he has 54 arrests m of which involve drugs or alcohol. 8 felony convictions, and the most recent of the convictions, judge, was in 2012. >> williams is charged with killing jeffrey oakly. a wrongful death judgment the notorious etan patz case. pedro hernandez is facing retrial this fall after the jury deadlocked, and jose ramos remains in prison for an unrelated case. the lawyers for dillon
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to death penalty. defense attorneys will drop the challenge and roof will plead guilty if prosecutors take the death penalty off the table. who torched trucks used by a tree service and why? four trucks for anderson's tree service were destroyed when they went up in flames yesterday. police are looking at surveillance video that shows one arsonist accidently lying his own arm on fire as he doused a truck with gasoline. the real bosses shoulbe a new game will let you rebuild the subway system from scratch in just minutes. think about it, no leaks on the new extension of the number 7 flushing light. it's the work of jason wright. he submitted his masterpiece to a game creator competition, and he will not hear the results from that until september. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic, and jeff smith is in for bill. >> we are watching the showers
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on south of the city, and that's where we are looking at the live shot from asberry park. a few people are headed to the beach today, especially with sunshine in the area. here's the radar pictures, and you can see north of the city, during the last 3 hours, i-84, and shower and thunderstorm activity, and it's generally headed to the east right now, and i think will avoid new york city and much of long island and much of central and southern parts of new jersey, and again, north of the city, could be a shower or the next several hours. temperatures sitting in the low 70s, and cloud cover to start this morning, and maybe a little sunshine showing up midday, and temperatures around the mid-70s. if you're headed out to the beach, temperatures, water temperatures 70 to 75 degrees right now, and waves around 3 feet. the winds from the east, and the rip current risk is on the moderate side, and we will head it over to heather o'rourke right now. >> we have traffic on the ed coach 59th street bridge as you
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2nd avenue in manhattan. there's relief on the ed koch 59th street bridge as we head to our map the. we had an earlier accident on the ramp getting on to the upper level into manhattan, but that accident has been cleared away. you can still see there's a lot of volume once we get over on to the manhattan side to 2nd avenue. if you're going into woodbridge, 35th south a water main break, and all lanes are closed down as you go through the spot. garden state parkway as your alternate. 35 as you go through woodbridge and all lanes are closed down. local detour through the spot. new jersey transit, metro north, and long island railroad, on or close to schedule. and a minor delay across the board at the hudson river crossings. alternate-side parking rules in effect for today. ken? lori? over to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead on eyewitness news
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police release new images of a subway attacker who was wearing an mta uniform, and the nypd says the suspect seen in nicholas subway station last week, and police say he put a sharp object to the victim's neck and stole his backpack before running off. the victim was not seriously hurt, and investigators do not believe the suspect is an mta worker. if you recognize him, call police. a terrifying robbery in texas caught on camera. three masked men fire shots and send the customers and employees running. the employee gets behind the
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the armed men try to fire off shots to get in, but when they couldn't get in, all three ran off. jeff smith is in for bill with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: if you're north of the city, you may have been woke up by the thunderstorms. nothing going on in midtown manhattan, and i think that will stay that way through the morning hours. the storms to the north in the city. temperatures 71, humidity up the wind coming off the ocean east at 6 miles an hour, and eventually getting into the upper 70s later today. 5degrees below average thanks to the cloud cover. 100 was the record in 1955, and sun coming up soon at it's going to be at 8:10 this evening. still humid out there today, and a spotty shower around mainly north and east of new york city, and again, we have downpours and thunderstorms occurring over the next couple
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nice tomorrow and thursday. then the humidity does return with the thunder threat by the upcoming weekend. 72 right now in newark. louisiana guard y68 at white plains, and temperatures in the lower 60s well north and west. a place like monticello. downpours over the last few hours. upper 60s on to long island, and there's the flood advisory, and that's the north eastern sections of sullivan county, through 6:45 this morning, and this is the reason why. in the upper levels of atmosphere. one heavy downpour about to cross i-84 into orange county this is cloud-to-ground lightning, and another batch of downpours headed to bridgeport connecticut over into central and southern fairfield county. a disturbance is moving by, and behind that, it does start to clear things out. we are drying things out as
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a the tropics, and this may become tropical storm earl by later today. it's south of jamaica, and it may head to the yucatan peninsula as it intensifies. a spotty shower here today north and east of the city. nice day for tomorrow regionwide with the ridge of high pressure from the north. the accuweather forecast for today, humid out there. morning clouds breaking for occasionally sunshine by the afternoon. could be a spotty shower out up to 79. partly cloudy, down to 67. somewhat less muggy in the afternoon, the high up to 80. nice weather continuing into thursday. 81 under a lot of sunshine, and friday becoming muggier out there and warmer. 86. could be a thunderstorm on friday night. much better shot during the day on saturday, and some of the storms could be feisty. 88degrees, and some of the
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temperatures mid-80s, and only 83 by next monday. >> wow! >> not too bad. the dog days of summer, and we could be doing a lot worse. >> this is very pleasant. thank you. speak of very pleasant, there she is. >> maybe i'm pleasant, but this is not pleasant here. this is route 3, and this is the westbound side of route 3, and unfortunately we do have an accident, and we will head to the maps to pinpoint exactly where the accident is. that's route 3, westbound near route 120, near metlife if you're going west. eastbounders i'm sure you may get stuck in rubber necking delays, and headed over here to wood bridge. that's south at green street, and all lanes are closed going through that spot, and the ed koch 59th street bridge upper level to manhattan, the earlier accident has been cleared away. mass transit is doing very well. we have alternate-side parking rules in effect for today. ken? over to you. >> heather, staying on the commuter alert mode or in that
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midtown tunnel could begin today. one lane will be closed for maintenance work throughout the week. the closure will take place from 10:30 in the morning until 3:00 in the afternoon every day through friday. >> 5:47, and still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the emergency landing in bad weather that could have saved a pilot's life, but also it gave some golfers a scare. >> the power of love on display in dutchess county.
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exhausted, and it has more than tripled in size since saturday night. some 300 homes have been evacuated, and it's mandatory. it will take several more days to block the fire's advance. up until now, the weather conditions has worked against the firefighters. a pilot makes an emergency landing on a golf course in pennsylvania. the pilot decided to bring the traveling from wisconsin to new york. he didn't think he could make it to the airport before the storm moved in. no one was hurt, but the plane had damage done. an arizona couple is facing serious charges after leaving their toddler home alone to play pokemon go.
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made his way outside wearing a diaper and crying. that's how neighbors found him. >> irresponsible. >> you a child to protect. that should come before anything. >> yeah (. >> anything! -- yeah! >> anything! >> their son is in the custody of the department of child safety. a couple in poughkeepsie is continuing continue for years to come. >> i again take you. >> i again take you to be my husband. >> to be my husband. >> how awesome is that? >> 75 years later, and she still says i do. the river valley care center had a vow renewal ceremony for carl and elizabeth. >> we eloped because they didn't want us to get married
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just said he loved me and that's all that matters. >> awe! >> it clearly worked! clearly they knew what they were doing. >> what's the secret to a long and happy marriage? she says simply love and honesty and be good to each other. >> pretty basic. they know what they are talking about. 552. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a look ahead at the program across the nation, and how tonight it's the goal of bringing co police together and working to end gun violence. >> jeff smith is in for bill with another look at the exclusive accuweather forecast as the sun creeps up over the
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especially along i-84, orange county, and parts of southern dutchess county, and into northern putnam county, and also one shower and heavier downpour headed to bridgeport, connecticut, zooming in on i-85 on the new england freeway. that's areas mainly north of new york city. we try to break out into sunshine during the afternoon. temperatures topping off in the upper 70s. over to heather right now. westbound side. this is where the accident is, right underneath route 120. you will have the westbound side of route 3, with at least three lanes closed down, and this is an ongoing accident investigation, and taking a look at the bqe, you have got it to go into the area of manhattan avenue, and there's a disabled tractor trailer, and that is sitting off on the shoulder, but it's not nearly as bad as the accident on route 3, and there's also the street cleaning rules in effect and mass transit is doing okay.
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americans across the country standing up against the crime, and it's the national night out. that's the annual event to raise awareness about crime and drug prevention. it involves strengthening police partnerships, and every nypd precinct will hold a special promotion and they will have games and food. a may box vandal caught red handed is on the police are looking for the person who was caught destroying the mailboxes. vandals recently targeted mailboxes in the pearl river area. if you have information, you are asked to call police. just ahead this morning, a deadly shooting in brooklyn. two people shot several times in their car. we are hearing from the victim's heart broken family as police search for the killer. summer weather is perfect
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stumbled on much more than a cookout at one home in your area. a dismal picture for mayor de blasio for the reelection, but it's not all bad news. jeff smith is in for bill with the accuweather forecast.
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evidence markers littering a treat in brooklyn at this hour after a double shooting leaves one man dead and a woman seriously hurt. we are live with new information from the victim's family. a bizarre incident at a local park involving a little boy. who police now have in custody. and the devil is in the details. donald trump takes or taking his attacks on hillary clinton to a new level. stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. it's tuesday, august 2nd. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. jeff smith is in for bill with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: in the city, we are high and dry. we have locally heavy downpours well north of the city. a flood advisory for sullivan county through 6:45 a.m., and check out the radar. it's disturbance moving by to the north.


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