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breaking at 4:30, a missing jogg her body discovered in a marshy area of howard beach and we're live with new reaction from neighbors. >> new york city's top cop resigning and new leadership is on the way. who is the commissioner to be? what are his big plans for new york city? we're live with everything you need to know. >> let's take a peek outside. beautiful day to get out and enjoy the sunshine and there's going to be plenty of it. good morning. i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us.
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a little more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> for early august this is pretty refreshing. 50s in some of the distant places. our visibility down to close to [ inaudible ] some locally patchy dense fog. so north and west of the city mainly that should be burning satellite radar showing nothing much across the area. a lot of high pressure in control which means nice weather through today, tomorrow, and even in to friday. 67 in the park. 59 at morristown. down to 57 at monticello. by noon time, 77. 78 by 4:00 in the afternoon. i think somewhere in the early part of the afternoon we hit the 80-degree mark back down to 75 by 7 p.m. we'll talk the accuweather 7-day forecast. eventually we do heat things up
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right now we're going to send it over to heather o'rourke. >> looks like mass transit is doing okay. new jersey transit just finding l trains, m trains. you do have that track work. that's going to be in place till 5 a.m. the ramp to the major degan, there's this overturned vehicle that needs to be cleared away. as we check out the brooklyn bridge you have construction blocking at least two lanes as you go across to save y there. we're also checking out what's happening here. as you go up on to the fdr drive, both ways between the 60s and 70s we do have this construction still unplace so -- still in place. alternate side of the street park ing rules in effect for today. it's 4:32. breaking right now, a woman who vanished during an afternoon jog has been found dead. her body was discovered in a
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creek park in howard beach. eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne is live on the scene with what we know at this moment. >> we just saw about 10 detectives emerge from the marshlands here around 161st avenue. still a number of detectives here on the scene. they say they found the body of a 30-year-old woman in the marshes of spring creek park. her family members say she went for a jog around 5:00 yesterday called police when she didn't return home by about 7:00. the family members took to the marshes to try to find her as well as police. her body was discovered just before midnight. her cell phone also recovered along a bike path. we spoke to a man who knows the victim's father. >> my son came home and said
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block. i've got two daughters. it's really a shock. really a shock. i feel bad for the parents. >> police are not releasing the woman nfs -- the woman's identity at
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>> especially considering the gj?]gltime of the year. we do have locally developing fog. just be careful, give yourself : little bit of extra time if you're heading in from that direction. if weoy>t: during the next several hours,y: temperatures probably ri the morning. a nice sunrise out there. that fog burning off north of the city, we're up to about 74?: by 10:00 in the morning. it might be?/?5sn7s a decent dad out to the beach. one of the reasons is we have a slightly onshore flow coming in from the east at 10. that's actually blowing warmer water on shore. water temperatures ranging from around 72 at the long island beaches6;4; beaches to 76 degrees down over
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current risk is moderate. just looking ahead, the next few t: rainfall for the first half of your weekend, we'll detaili in your accuweather 7-day forecast. right now we send it8?0 heather going over the wednesday commute. >> this is the fdr drive both directions. we do have construction on the fdr drive so let's go right over to our maps. i'll tell you where that s. it's both ways between the 60s and the 70s in certain spots?? but it's not causing as youan web cam; we have new jersey transit,rp/ metro north. (?fo /lozjio4?n% 4#19?' we still have this problem4s?n7sn' on the willets avenue bridge. it's the ramp$ bronx. so that overturned vehicle going northbound on to the degan. that's our problem there as you head through the this is a?x.
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manhattan going over in to brooklyn you have construction blocking at least two lanes. ?k you, we have no major issues as a result. you have hillside road right near route 78 as you go southbound. they're doing some water main break repairs there. we have our street cleaning rules in effect for today. 4:41. still ahea mother and shoot her 5-year-old son during a gun battle in baltimore this morning. what officers say happened the moment they entered the woman's apartment. >> police in queens are questioning the parents of a 5-month-old child after she was found dead in the family's apartment. what the parents allegedly told
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an armed woman was killed in a nearly seven-hour-long qt: baltimore. police showeda4r apartment to search arrest warrants. the man escaped the home with a 1-year-old]??t: caught. police say that gaines aimed a shotgun at them when they opened gygq officers say negotiations broke down when he gains threaten today kill an officer. moments later there wasn't exchange of gunfire. 4:44, no arrests in the death of a 5-month-old baby in queens which has now been ruled a homicide. qt: in her family'sht: sunnyside over the weekend. medical examiner says she died from abusive head trauma. sources tell eyewitness news the
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brought herxu?u week for a cleansing ritual. 4:45. a slow moving rainstorm hit the phoenix area, causing'n floods that left drives stranded. a major freeway was shut down during rush hour when the water started to rise. at least one car got:yp the interstate. it: trying to?? maneuver intersections. one driver got tra0 his mercedes and it was a 12-year-old boy who came to his rescue. roof and jumped out. he?hht: and there were two guys that got them[opn'?0 i was trying to help him. >> wow. parts of central phoenix got hit with two inches of rain in just an hour. in some cases drivers ditched their cards when they realized they couldn'tgl=sn7sn outpace t. that happened to me one time. 9 water. it started to flood in the car.
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a visual. [ laughter ] 4e(z38 meteorologistd]; .a?0 enough can actually move your car. that's pretty dangerous stuff out there. we're looking at a live shot over toward midtown right now. another shot right;9fp?0 2 be lowering even more during the day. the wind is calm, high eventually getting up to 80 degrees. a little bit below average for this time of year by 4 degrees. 97 was the record in 2005. sun coming up at 5:55 this morning. august is about to get?uz5s9' bn track.
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?k friday and maybe even close to 90 by saturday. really nice for the next three days though. very comfortable out there. the humidity and the thunder threat do return by the weekend. temperatures near 90 saturday with a front plowing in to that air mass. you can get strong to severe thunderstorms by saturday afternoon. eqt: very refreshing out there in a place like white plains, downbu0 63. even down to 59 in mo??x4gn5sow. 55 at monticello. low 60s right now on the island. 64. it's been a whilec?n7s9 really open our windows at night instead of using the ac and you can use that0j?s5sn7s in the su. right now visibility is one of our concerns. well north and west of in a couple locations so just prepare for some rapid changes in visibility if you're driving in from that direction, driving. through some of the valleys satellite radar showing nothing over the northeast. we're watching the tropics now. we have tropical storm earl heading offd 60-mile-per-hour winds. mayc hurricane with 75-mile-per-hour winds before making land fall
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today and in to tonight. in the meantime around here, a nice day. picture-perfect as we head to the?? day tomorrow. heat tries to return again by late friday in to the day on saturday and then we[6pt: thunderstorms by saturday afternoon. here's your accuweather forecast. high getting to arounds" mainly clear tonight, 67. closer to 60 in some ofgd:?0 distant suburbs. mostly sunny tomorrow, high getting up to 81. yo looking like this. becoming a little bit more humid on friday. 82. ]i2e thunder threat saturday. 88. some of the storms during the afternoon could-bn5sn7 be strono severe, maybe heavy rain, maybe strong wind gusts with those. a couple spots:8 90-degree mark. it's warm sunday but less humid with a lot of sunshine. 86 for a high. and then heading in to early next week, looking pretty"[
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83. 82 on tuesday. getting back down in to the 60s. this is not too shabby. >> notm perfect. >> open thef4sun'?0 especially in the summer. let's check in with heather. >> looks like our mass transit kst: z no major issues. new jersey transit, metro north, long island railroad. you do have track work on the l trains and m trains. that should be cleared away byx0 the degan going northbound. not covering any major issues but the fdr drive both ways between the 60s and 70s, you do havemp%2 certain places. a couple of lanes down. brooklyn bridge going over in to brooklyn. construction blocked at least two lanes. head up to the manhattan bridge instead to get yourself around that problem. then taking a look here at hill crest road, this is in watchm,
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southbound doing water main break[h8 there. if you normally drive on to 78, you take local lanes to get there, local roads, you want to keep this one in mind and then 2s you washington bridge construction has 0.0 alternate side of the street parking rules aren?ot: it's 4:50. the chiropractorb+ accused of sexually assaulting some of his patients. sexual contact charges7 lewdness. two female patients claimed the 45-year-old doctor who irby spine care assaulted them during treatment. a third patient claims she was inappropriately touched by irby. a driver accused of hitting and killing two men in brooklyn: has beeng-z 21-year-old efrin lanfranco-perez=ku including leaving scene of a deadly accidenth?s:
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?k hit and killed israel turcios and del mar maldenado monday in cypress hills, then got out of his car and ran away. 4:51. the parents of actor an tonyelchin have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of jeep. they're suing fiat chrysler intending the gear0qt: the jeep was defective. the jeep rolled down the driveway of their son's los angeles home inz??: 27-year-old star trek star. >> we decided toq prevent other families=&k4gn5sne same tragedy. and it wasottt: he was a remarkable human being. >> the jeep had been part of the recall. the attorney for the yelchins says the notice was sent, notify ing him the company had a fix for the gear shifter.
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minister of singapore was honored at a rare white house state dinner. president obama reservedh?at: 12th state dinner to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations with the city state. the president touted singapore a trusted partner with tieskz2 banning two centuries. singapore was the first southeast asian nation to join in the fight against isis. u.s. and singapore?/qt: of the+y the last steak dinner for the white house at singapore was 1985. 4:52. coming up on eyewitness news this morning, from homeless on the street track. three sisters from brooklyn headed to the junior olympics. >> alsowt: on long island. we'll tell you the symptoms you needlb>'2 hi guys! got the birthday girl a drum set. drum set? oh you guys must have time warner cable. this is gonna be some party. yeah, their free home wifi lets us connect all our devices at the same time.
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a local philanthropist who heard her story bought her a ticket so she could cheer her daughters on. >> perfect. >> 4:56, you are never forecast. >> couldn't get more refreshing. temperature dropped by another degree in newk:t: this is the coolest we've been in quitev[?4; going up to 80 by later on this afternoon across a lot of areas in getting up to getting air quality is good, pollen is moderate. uv index is 9. definitely need the sun block. she is going to look at traffic. >> we're taking a look here at some fog out on long island. we have some foggy conditions on the northern state parkway. and the l. i.e. getting into south oyster bay road.
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the r trains. mechanical problems running by the r. that's canal getting into dekalb and you have new jersey transit, metro north, long island railroad doing just fine. we have alternate side of the parking street in effect. >> brooklyn was a backdrop for this year's national night out. kids came out to play table hockey and basketball with officers from the 72nd precinct yesterday. on the city's borrows to the is all all in an effort to is all their communities. we're closing in on 5:00 and we're following breaking news, queens, a missing jogger found dead overnight in a marshy area. investigators try to figure out what happened. >> plus, find out why another former aide to governor chris christie wills2 >> meteorologist jeff smith has your excl. forecast.
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this is new york's number one news. channel 7 eyewitness news with lori stokes and ken rosato. heather o'rourke with traffic, and bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now, eyewitness news this morning. breaking at 5:00 a.m., the body of a woman has been fo she went out for a jog. we're live at the scene with an update on the investigation. >> and we have new information following a deadly shooting inside a bronx beauty salon. >> and donald trump is trying to move forward this morning after his confrontations with the gold star family, but the growing course of critics is only getting louder. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and
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>> we have clear skies here in the city, but we have patchy, dense fog. the coolest we've been in awhile as a matter of fact. check out the visibilities as you head toward morristown, close to zero visibility newburg. there will be a couple locations that have patchy, dense fog. leave a lot of room between your car and the car in front of yours if you're coming in from the distant suburbs. wah for that. satellite radar not showing much. high pressure in control through today. temperatures in the mid 60s, even some refreshingly cool 50s in places like morristown and monticello. eventually, the humidity will be a bit lower. nice weather to round out the entire workweek. we'll detail that right now. we send it over to heather o'rourke.
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problems, sot downtown q trains are running by the r train and that will be canal street. we're looking at new jersey transit, metro north, they are all doing just fine. we still have this. the ramp from the bridge going on to the northbound side. we have an overturned vehicle on that ramp so you can expect closures and delays and the fdr drive between the 60s and 70s. that construction is out there. it looks like they are ready to and put away. lori, over do you. >> breaking news this morning out of queens. investigators are trying to determine what led to the death of a jogger in broad daylight. >> the body of a 30-year-old woman was found in the marshes of spring creek park. kristen thorn is live at the scene in howard beach. kristen. >> reporter: good morning ken and lori. the body found in these marshlands, police are telling
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be taking another look. police here on the scene around 161st avenue. the female jogger, 30 years old, we're told, went jogging around 5:00 yesterday. she lives in the howard beach area. she went jogging around spring creek park. her family called police two hours later. they went to the marshes to look for her. her body was discovered shortly before midnight. bike path. police are not yet telling us whether her death is considered suspicious. live in howard beach this morning, channel 9 eyewitness news. >> kristen, thank you. at 5:03, new details in a deadly shooting that happenedded in a popular beauty salon. julio was shot multiple times last night. police say lebron got into an argument about money and two men followed him inside that
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shot lebron. six women have been saved from rushing waters after their boats capsized in new jersey. now this happened at the double trouble state park near the pine barons. they had all launched four kayaks and a canoe. the current was so rough and fast, the boats flipped. the women managed to grab hold of overhanging branches. they finally found all the crime in new york city is at its lowest level in decades. but incoming police commissioner, james o'neil, says cops and the city's minority communities need to get along better. the answer is neighborhood policing. >> personnel intensive and the mayor and city council were kind enough to give us 1300 new cops to make this program work. we had the sector cops in the same place every day at the same hours so they'll know the
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311. >> the reverend says is he wants to meet with o'neil as soon as possible to get a sense of how he will change some long established policies. sharpton also says the stress on broken windows policing is really broken policing. you're going to hear from the incoming commissioner in a live report at 5:30. >> 5:05. the race for president, donald trump's miscues, including his battle with the soldier are fellow republicans. abc joins us from washington with more on the division. maggie. >> good morning, donald trump is not playing the party game, refusing to support his fellow republicans. donald trump battling with members of his own party this morning, refusing to endorse speaker paul ryan and john mccain in their upcoming republican primaries. even though they are both supporting him, telling fox
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big fan of john mccain. >> criticizing the cane's cap capture in vietnam. the latest dustup comes with military families on the rocks. after his public battle with the family of a muslim american soldier who died fighting in iraq. and the a "new york times" report. and then, this happened. >> a man came up to me and he >> the colonel giving him his purple heart. >> man, i wanted to give the purple heart. this is much easier. >> many top republicans continue to distance themselves from their nominee. and now former silicon valley executive and major gop fundraiser is taking her antitrump stance one step further. saying she decided to support
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november. president obama also jumping into the fray. >> i think the republican nominee is unfit. i think i was right and mitt romney and john mccain were wrong on certain policy issues, but i never thought that they couldn't do the job. >> and now the first republican in congress, retiring congressman, richard hanah of new york said he'll be voting for hillary clinton over donald trump come november. in washington, channel 7 eyewitness new a federal judge reject the news media requests in a lawsuit over the defunked trump university. the judge said that releasing the videos would add to a media frenzy. the judge who has been the target of repeated attacks by trump, rejected trump's rerequest to have the came thrown out. >> three democratic party officials resigned in the wake of the russian hacker attack
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out, along with his chief financial officer. transition team is being appointed to help the party pull itself together for the general election in november. >> 5:08. happening today, jamie foxx makes his first appearance in federal court. fox is accused of trying to commit bribery, a lobbyist for united airlines. the bridgegate investigation. united airlines agreed to pay a penalty of more than $2 million. >> 5:08, you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. let's check in with jeff smith. >> a nice morning out there, although we have some patchy fog in some of the distant suburbs. give yourself extra time if you're driving in from those locations. a live view right now, right down past the empire state building. we plan your day for the next few hours.
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morning. temperatures to 71 by 9:00 a.m. we're talking 76 by 11:00 a.m. a lot of sunshine. that fog in the distant suburbs burning off pretty early. a decent day to head out to the beaches. we have wind coming in from the east and that will mean warmer water temperatures. it's blowing in water from the gulf stream. 72 degrees for your water temperatures at new york city beaches. 76 degrees down the jersey shore. those water temperatures are warming up. to heather o'rourke. she's going to look at traffic. >> we're looking at 78. not a bad ride for you. this is right around berkeley heights. we'll talk to you about what is going on as you travel on hill crest road going into route 78 as you head southbound. we have that on going water main break. we have the q and r trains, mechanical problems, downtown q trains are running by the canal
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the degon going north. ken, lori, one to you. >> thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning. >> it's a tough job to get all this done. >> an update on the battle against growing wild fires out west. >> plus, the warning about a mumps outbreak where it is if you want to soar along the highest, longest and fastest zipline in north america, there's only one place to do it. and that's not the only thing you can only find in new york state. ??
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5:12. welcome back. another wild fire now growing rapidly in california's wine country. the 1700 acre fire is burning on the edge of napa and yellow counties. evacuations are underway at campgrounds across that area. : this is day five for the goose fire. it's forced evacuations, but
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where the fire moved on. the fire active, nobody is really safe just yet. >> we're trying to set up meals and stuff for them because some people lost everything. most homes were without power for four days, three day, all their food in their refrigerator is no good. >> 30% of the goose fire has been contained. >> nassau county health department is reporting a mumps outbreak centered in long beach. 18 cases have been reported so far. most of them in more are expected. investigators suspect that people are contracting a strain not covered by the mumps vaccine. still, officials say anyone who hasn't gotten vaccinated should. puffy cheeks or swollen jaw, a low grade fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and loss of appetite. >> jeff smith in for bill with the accuweather forecast. >> it feels great out there. very refreshing. we are right in the mist of
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the year. first, a little bit of light coming up over the horizon. temperature, 66 degrees. that wind coming in from the northeast around 3 miles per hour. eventually going up to 80 this afternoon. still a few degrees below average for this time of the year. 97 the record back in 2005 and the sun coming up, 5:55 going down at 8:09 p.m. august is really about to get back on track. we get really nice days coming up right through friday. humidity and heat return for saturday up near 90. maybe some thunderstorms. some of those could be on the strong side saturday afternoon. 65 in newark. 62 at white plains. we have temperatures actually down into the 50s places like morristown and sussex. 60 on the island. and 64 down the shore at bell mar. what we've been watching in the distant suburbs, visibility coming down. we have visibility down to a mile. 3 miles at monticello.
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if you're coming there from areas north and west of the city and heather o'rourke was showing you traffic cams, fog developing out there. that should burn off shortly after the sun comes up and we have nice, big area of high pressure in control. that means nice weather. earl, tropical storm earl, winds of 65 miles per hour, so we're already on named storm number five in the atlantic hurricane season. this is moving off to the west and this may become a weak hurricane. with winds 80 miles per hour as it makes land fall just after midnight along the northern coast of beliz and moves unland. possibly causes some flooding. the wind is not really going to be the hall mark of that story. a nice day for today. a picture perfect day for tomorrow as if we couldn't get any better. high pressure in control, just offshore we get a wind coming in from the east to northeast. looking way out in the atlantic
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storms developing in the classic areas off of the coast of africa and moving off to the west. that is something we will be keeping a close eye on. accuweather forecast, turning out mostly sunny, a bit less humid during the afternoon. mainly clear, down to 67 in midtown tonight, but closer to 60, even down into the 50s in some of the suburbs. mostly sunny for tomorrow. the high getting into the lower 80s. although on friday, you will humidity. 88 on saturday. could even hit 90. and saturday, we have to watch for some potentially strong thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon. you can't rule one out during the morning. there's a better shot in the afternoon. behind that front on sunday, it's still warm, but less humid. a high getting up to 86. mostly sunny on monday, 83, and talking highs in the low 80s on tuesday, lows in the upper 60s.
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from the gulf stream and water temperatures spiked up a little bit. jersey shore, 77 for water temperature and the beaches of ocean county, new jersey. that's pretty high. >> not bad. >> i like that. >> all right, let's check in with heather now. >> let's talk about our subway status. mechanical problems at canal street. your downtown q trains are running to dekalb. and the bridge the ramp, the bridge going into the bronx getting on to the the deagon. all lanes are closed down. new jersey transit, long island railroad, they are all doing fine. as you go on to hill crest road, right near route 78, they are doing some water main repairs so, expect some closures. minor delays at our hudson river crossings, no major issues there, and going on to
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of the parking rules in effect for today. ken, lori, over to you. >> heather, thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, starbucks is recalling a set of popular straws, potential danger to children that led to the recall. >> and the new link between wine drinkers and a long lasting, successful marriage. the more wine you drink, the
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marriage. university of michigan researchers found relationships were happier when both people involved had the same drinking habits. the study focused on couples who have been married at least 30 years. it's not just about the wine, but it backs the idea that couples who do activities together tend to be happier. >> that's interesting. >> okay, 5:21, the mets were looking to even the score in two at citi field. it was a big night for jacob. he tossed 7. 7 scoreless innings striking out eight yankees. the mets got 7 runs off yankees ace for a 7-1 victory. the cross town rivalry heads to the bronx tonight for the final two games of the series. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic together, should be a great night in the bronx for that yankees, mets game.
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during the afternoon. we have some areas of patchy, dense fog in the distant suburbs. that should be burning off shortly, right along the coast, probably just getting into the upper 70s. same deal on the east end of long island. weather wellness, not looking too bad. very high and pollen is moderate. grass is being the main culprit there. we sent it over to heather o'rourke. she's going to look at traffic. >> this is that fog you're looking at. right near straight path, and th northern state parkway right near vets highway. some fog there as well. it's nothing going to slow traffic down, but you should actually take it slow for sure and here is the l.i.e. which is doing a lot better than the northern state parkway and the southern state parkway. now let's go over to another camera and look at the bqe, the traffic coming towards us. here's the brooklyn bridge at the middle of your screen here.
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downtown q trains running by the canal into dekalb and the willis avenue bridge with an overturned vehicle. street cleaning vehicles in effect. over to you. >> still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the stepped up response to prevent the spread of the zika virus in florida. plus, why governor cuomo is focusing on the subways ahead
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on the money this morning, and asian stocks are down. >> japan and hong kong finished in the red. begin 1% lower. right now, futures point to a lower open. >> instagram is taking a page from snap chat with a new stories feature. >> here's abc's lindsey janice. >> in today's tech bytes, a page out of snap chat's book with its new stories feature. >> the photo sharing app will let users post photos and videos that disappear after 24
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feasible in this difficult market. >> starbucks is recalling stainless steel beverage straws after three reports of children suffering cuts while using them. >> 2 1/2 million of these were sold nationwide between june of 2012 and this past june. starbucks says children should not use those straws because they can pose a risk of injury. >> 5:28. we just learned new details on a breaking story in queens. a missing jogger has been found dead in howard beach and in the last few minutes, poce dead woman. we will have a live update from the scene. >> and jeff smith returns. he's in for bill. he has the exclusive accuweather forecast. channel 7 eyewitness news this channel 7 eyewitness news this morning is coming right back. you love summer but it's tough on your feet leaving them feeling rough. discover amop? pedi perfect. it's the beauty secret that's
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for a jog. we're live on the scene with new details. >> we have also gotten new information on the raging fire that destroyed add supermarket in queens. >> preparing for a big transition at the nypd. we are live in lower manhattan with the work ahead as commissioner william bratton prepares to step down. good morning to you, i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm lori stokes. it's wednesday, august 3. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist, jeff smith in for bill. >> refreshingly pretty this time of day. we're just getting that light over the horizon. 66 degrees in new york city under clear skies. wind coming in around the northeast around 3. if you head into the distant suburb, you'll run into fog. 3-mile visibility in morristown. give yourselves a little bit of extra time if you're traveling in from those areas. and also maybe just give yourself a little bit of extra distance between your car and
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in those areas. satellite radar showing a big ridge of high pressure in control. that means nice weather for today. 66 again in the park. 50s in places like morristown and monticello. and on to much of long island. by 7:00 a.m., 69, 76 by noontime, up near 80 during the early part of the afternoon. 78 by 4:00. again, that wind coming in from the ocean. keeping us relatively cool for this time of the year. accuweather seven-day forecast. right now, we send it over to heather o'rourke. >> crazy. here we go, george washington bridge, that upper level. you can see it's heavy getting on to the cross bronx expressway. eastbound side right near jerome avenue. you want to go with lower level if you can. the lower level is ez pass only and noncommercial vehicles. that lasts until 6:00 a.m. we are also going to take a
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the northbound side, overturned vehicles, all lanes are closed down and the q and r subways have issues and our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken. >> 5:32. new details just in, police identified the missing jogger who was found dead in the marshes of a queens park. eyewitness news reporter, kristen thorn is live with the update for us. what do we know now, kristen? >> police just identified the woman as 30-year-old, karina of howard b blocks from here. her body was found in this marshy area gateway national park. her family says she went jogging in the area around 5:00 yesterday. her family called police about two hours later around 7:00 when she had not returned home. the family members, as well as police took to the marshy area to try to find her. her body was discovered shortly before midnight. her cell phone also recovering
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man who knows the father. >> my son, he came home and he said they found a body in the weeds. and i came over and you know, i live just up the block. i have two daughters and something like this, it's so close by. it's a shock. it's really a shock. i feel bad for the parents. >> an autopsy will determine the cause of death, but police tell us there were no obvious her body. we're live in howard beach this morning, i'm kristen thorne, channel 7 cry witness news. >> thank you, at 5:33. a popular supermarket in queens is a little more than a charredded and smoldering ruin this morning. a three alarm fire roared through on 150th street just after 9:00 p.m. it was closed at the time. nobody was inside. they took a massive effort to battle that fire. more than 100 firefighters were called in. it took more than five hours to put down that fire.
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is stepping down to move his career in another direction. >> and this morning, we're learning more about the man set to replace commissioner william bratton, james o'neil. darla miles is live with the story. darla. >> reporter: the nypd says this will be the most seemless transition ever. o'neil plans to build up on the existing nypd community policing policy, saying policing should not come at the james o'neil, or jimmy as the mayor calls him, will pursue a neighborhood of policing, a tactic that never succeeded. o'neil says that with more manpower and resources now, his officers will make it work. >> the people calling 911, they will know the people calling 311. they will know the residents. they will know the people that have businesses and have that connectivity. >> o'neil and commissioner bratton met in 1990, when
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a mentor promoting o'neil repeatedly after bratton returned from l.a. for his second tenure as commissioner. >> jimmy o'neil has been -- >> o'neil is well liked in the department. >> he is a visionary leader. he wants to engage in the new and innovative projects. he has an open mind and this is something that you're looking for in the next police commissioner. >> he is deeply dedicatedded repairing the breech between the community and the police and he's a proven crime fighter. you need both those combinations. >> the reverend al sharpton says o'neil is an unknown quality. he want asen immediate meeting to ask how the nypd will change its tactics. >> i feel that broken windows, policing is broken. policing breaks the communities police relations.
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will take place. but o'neil will take the reigns in september. reporting live in lower manhattan, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> darla, thank you. stay with eyewitness news as the city prepares for the change of command and we have set up a link to abc 7ny to help you learn more about james o'neil. 5:36. new jersey chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting patients. archer was arrested over the weekend. he is facing a including lewdness. police say two family patients claim the doctor who works at the spine care, assaulted them during treatment. a third patient claims she was inappropriately touched. he was released on bail. happening today, florida health officials plan to conduct aerial spraying to kill off adult mosquitoes in northern miami. a number of nontravel related
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spraying may not be working because some may be resistant to the pesticide. police around the neighborhood are handing out bug repellent and health workers are delivering zika prevention kits. : a second round of spraying for tomorrow night, meanwhile, the governor has announced plans to fight the spread of zika in the subway system. the mna will remove standing water and adding bug killing to pu be drained. >> the best way crisis is to prevent it. and i feel very strongly in a situation like this. the best course is always to get ahead of it. >> new york state is also making tablets available for homeowners and providing zika prevention kits to pregnant women. and giving connecticut $1 million to fight zika. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and
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with meteorologist, jeff smith. >> we have good visibility in and around new york city. you head to the suburbs and we have areas of fog. some patchy, dense fog, the further outside of new york city you head. give yourselves a little bit of extra time if you're heading in from those directions this morning. if you're out the door, temperature around 7:00 a.m., right around 68 or so. again, we have that fog out there in some of the distant suburbs. that should be burning off temperatures actually rising up to around 70 by 8:00 in the morning. 71 by 9:00 a.m. middle 70s, upper 70s by 11:00 this morning with a lot of sunshine. looking at the rain chances over the next several days, 60% by saturday. that's really sticking out like a sore thumb. we'll talk about that in your accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. heather, we'll send it over to you. >> we have this big delay as you go across the george washington bridge. traffic is bumper to bumper.
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jam packed. lower level looks great. just remember, that's ez pass only. the reason for this is an accident and it's on the cross bronx expressway, it's eastbound right near webster avenue. plus, we have construction as well. so that's what is causing this huge backup along the cross bronx, all the way on to the george washington bridge. now we also have this problem, the ramp to the major deagon. all lanes are closed down and another problem on the bqe, southwest getting into the bridge, the n train, some track work causing delays. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken and lori, over to you. >> heather, thank you. developing overnight, a plane crashes in the water off the coast of florida. what investigators found in the
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now. a plane on fire at dubai international airport. information just coming in. there are reports of the plane crash landed. as of now, the airline is saying only that an incident has happened at dubai's main airport. social media users are reporting smoke at the scene. so far, there are no reports of any injuries. you want to stay with eyewitness news for any updates. >> other news now at 5:42. developing this morning, the coast guard recovered a body panhandle. witnesses say they saw the small plane hit the water off the coast of dessen. a body of a man was pulled from the water shortly after the crash. he's been identified of the pilot. it's not clear if anybody else was aboard. the coast guard is searching for the plane's wreckage. >> sink hole and a water main break. put them together, it smells doom for a medical student's suv in albany. the vehicle was trapped and pulling out of the sink hole, not an easy job.
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top of a gas line. officials say the 85-year-old valve on a transmission main gateway and the broken line began pumping out 3,000 gallons a second. >> 5:43. meteorologist, jeff smith joins us for the accuweather forecast. >> we have had some patchy dense fog. a live look over toward the chrysler building right now. clear skies in and around new york city. so, the farther outside of the city that morning, the more likely that you'll run into some fog. another view looking off to the east past central park right over the upper east side toward queens. and you see that light heading over the horizon. wind coming in around the northeast. it's an on shore flow that will keep temperatures a little bit below average during the next several days. temperature now, 66. refreshing out there. the high going up to 80 this afternoon. about 4 degrees below average
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coming up in about 12 minutes or so. patchy, dense fog in the suburbs early this morning. that burns off right after sunrise. really nice the next three days, especially considering this can be so hot this time of year. we're right in the mist of the dog days of summer. can be 90 to 100. it gets up closer to 90 for the first half of the weekend along with humidity. there can be some thunderstorms around here on saturd right now at laguardia airport. 62 at white plains and you're really refreshing in places like sussex and morristown into the upper 50s. 60 on the island. 64 at belmar and also at bridge port, connecticut. look at visibility, it's variable. visibility down near zero at newburg and orange county. so you head north and west of the city. that's where our thickest fog
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be burning off, probably by around 8:00 a.m. fog completely burned off everywhere. high pressure firmly in control right now across the northeast. high pressure is not in control over the western caribbean right now. we have tropical storm earl, 65- mile per hour sustained winds heading off to the west and this can become a minimal hurricane over the northern coast of belize by late hours of tomorrow morning. it's already our fifth pretty active so far. nice day today, a picture perfect day tomorrow as the ridge of high pressure remains in control. it does try to heat up a little bit as we head into saturday. accuweather forecast, turning out mostly sunny, less humid this afternoon. high getting up to 80. mainly clear tonight. 67 in midtown. 50s in the distant suburbs. mainly sunny, high to 81. here's your accuweather seven- day forecast, becoming more humid on friday.
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it does get a lot warmer saturday, 88. a couple thermometers could hit 80. maybe a thunderstorm or two, best chance during the afternoon. could be on the strong side and mainly sunny and warm, but less humid on sunday. cooling off, low 80s by early next week. >> sounds good. >> it does. >> yeah. thank you. you get to deliver all the good news. >> then there's heather. >> and we have this over here. this is we can see a bit of a problem over here. let's go over to another camera now and check and see what's going on as you go on to the george washington bridge. inbound side upper level. it's the upper level of the george washington bridge, which is jam packed. lower level looks great. as you come inbound, getting across the span and on to the expressway east right near webster avenue. that's where the plus, some construction in there. minor delay, lincoln tunnel and
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that upper level is crawling. our street cleaning rules are in effect. ken and lori, over to you. >> thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, giving back to our community this summer. we'll introduce you to the teenagers working to clean up the city and the donation that made it possible. >> and a heartwarming sight. a first child to undergo a dual
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the interstate. other drivers got stuck while trying to maneuver around intersections. it was a 12-year-old boy who came to his rescue. >> the guy went out of the window and he hung on to a tree branch and there were two guys that got from there. i was trying to help him, so i pulled him across. >> parts of central phoenix got hit with two inches of rain. ditched their cars when they couldn't get out of the rain. >> the next six weeks and 40 young people will be picking up trash and removing graffiti and planting flowers. it's not part of punishment. they are doing it to make a difference. they are participating in the junior youth build program, which is giving them paying jobs and helping them learn valuable skills. >> this community needs a lot of help and it means the world to me to be involved. >> this means an opportunity to
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skills, life skills, build a work ethic, while they are teenagers and also to put some money in their pockets. >> the summer jobs program is funded by $100,000 grant from the city of patterson. he's young and he knows adversity and hand transplant recipient, zion harvey got to throw the first pitch at oriole park for the game against the texas rangers. >> okay, zion, whenever you're ready. to admit he did as well as some politicians it getting it over the plate. harvey became the first child in the entire world to a bilateral hand transplant. he spent the last year relearning hand therapy. >> beautiful. >> good for him. >> not just politicians, rappers, too. >> that's right, who couldn't get it over the plate. he did a good job.
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for him. 5:51. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, we are staying on top of breaking news overseas, a plane has reportedly crash landed at dubai os 's main airport and currently on fire. we are working to bring you the first video of the scene. >> and new information set to
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you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic together here on 66 degrees in new york city. clear skies in the city. we have some patchy, dense fog in some of the suburbs. that will be burning off around 8:00 a.m. when we get temperatures to around 80 during the afternoon. if you're heading to the game three of the subway series, at the bronx, at yankee stadium. 75 degrees at first pitch. absolutely perfect night for that. we'll send it over to heather o'rourke right now. she'll look at the commute. >> in brooklyn, we have track
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some service changes, 20 minutes inbound george washington bridge on to the upper level and right before you get on to the span of the fletcher avenue overpass, there seems to be a large pothole. lincoln and holland doing very well. but you can take a look at the cross bronx eastbound near webster avenue. that's an accident, plus construction. you'll have delays coming inbound across the upper level. i have to say, it's moving a lot better than the last time ez pass only. and lifted that a little bit earlier. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken, over to you. >> a new traffic study found that left turns were involved in nearly a third of all pedestrian and cyclist injuries last year. and three times more deaths among pedestrians and cyclists. the results of the study will be released today. age seems to play a part as well.
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the same tragedy. and he was our only son and a remarkable human being. >> the jeep had been part of a recall. the attorney say a notice had been sent to the actor seven days after he died notifying him the company had a fix for the gear shifter. 5:57. we continue to monitor that breaking story in the middle east. a plane apparently on fire, dubai's main airport, we're getting our first video from the scene.
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police try to figure out how she died. >> and as donald trump keeps up the attacks on his democratic rival. some of the first members of his own party say they are jumping ship. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us, it's wednesday, august 3. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic, jeff smith in with the accuweather forecast. >> absolutely beautiful morning in and around new york city. different story in some of the suburbs. we have some patchy, dense fog. in midtown. look at the visibility in newburg. down to close to zero. so there could be some dense fog in those distant suburbs if you're heading in from that direction. give yourselves extra time this morning. high pressure firmly in control over the northeast. going to guarantee us a nice day for today. 61 down the shore at bell mar and tom's river, and the refreshingly cool 50s. low to mid 60s on to long island. go up to 80 degrees at some


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