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the search is on arsonist after someone's donald trump's tribute sign is torched. the whole world knows she is magical. i guarantee you, you will pay forever. >> strong words this morning from a mother to her daughter's killer, we are live as the queen's community awaits the update on the investigation in to a jogger's murder. good morning, i'm lori
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for joining us. i'm shirleen allicot in for ken rosato. beginning with bill evans. good morning, we are going to have a beautiful start to the day. temperatures 74 degrees, humidity is very low. really nice, clear skies, light northwest wind. 71 staten island. 66 montauk. today, by noontime 82. later on th 85- 87. very low humidity, it is going to feel great. the weather is great, already starting the day in the traffic department, i can't bare to explain or tell the story that heather is about to tell. it is way too graphic. a sad day in the traffic center. we have an overturned tractor trailer, the tractor trailer was carrying beer.
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tractor trailer. the hoboken to 33 street line, until december 19th. 1, 2, 3, 4 trains, track work until 5:00 a.m. defq trains same situation track work until 5:00. long island railroad metro north, new jersey transit, that is doing fine. alternate side of the street rules in effect. we will start breaking news overseas, a suicide bombing a at government run hospital in pakistan killed 53 people, injured dozens more. this is video from the scene. the blast took place after the body of a prominent lawyer who was shot to death early in the day was brought to the hospital. the casualties include lawyers and gorp lists who accompanied
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for the attack. the search is on for arsonist that torched a donald trump transcribe sign standing feet away from a home. toni yates is live in staten island with more. >> reporter: good morning. this was a homeowner showcasing proudly showcasing support for candidate donald trump, his support was met with an act of arson. big red, white and blue capital t. the homeowner had the t mounted in his yard on the corner section 1:00 a.m. sunday morning, a neighbor rang the bell and said the t was on fire. firefighters arrived and doused it in no time. he says someone stole trump campaign signs from his yard as
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being criminally violated. >> never did i think that somebody would set fire to this. i had two trump signs by the bushes, they were stolen the night before. this is just a cowardness, cowardliness that we never expected. >> reporter: that t was created by a local artist here on staten island. he says this t burned down will be replaced with an even larger firefighters have not arrested anyone. their investigation continues. toni yates, channel 7 eyewitness news. this morning, we are hearing from the parents of a jogger who went out for a run and inform came home. careerna was strangledded and sexually assaulted last week and her mother has a chilling message for her daughter's killer. diana rocco is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning.
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through their grief. her morsays her daughter believed in karma, so does she. they are angry and want the killer caught. the area is blocked off as police continue to track downloads and look for evidence. last tuesday, careerna vatrano was murdered as she went for a jog in this area on the trail in the weeds in high grass in spring creek park near her house in howa didn't return home 2 hours later, her father called police, he found her face down unresponsive off the trail. she had been strangled. hundreds came to pay respects oh over the weekend as careerna was laid to rest at her home church of st. helens in howard beach.
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>> justice will be served. that's why we have the pd. that's why we have god. justice will be served. >> reporter: police have recovered possible dna evidence from the scene, this has also generated a lot of unrest here in this howard beach community, a small close knit community where usually people very safe. there will be a community helens church at 7:00 tonight to give people information on the investigation. actor donny wahlberg paid a tribute sharing this selfi of them on twitter along with the message, i met thousands of amazing new yorkers while filming blue bloods, none as kind as careerna, they met on the set of his tv show blue
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new york city. manhattan police are investigate fating two violent robberies inside and near central park. a man said a man slashed and robbed him yesterday. thieves stole $50. the victim had cuts on his face and treated at the hospital. in the park near west drive and 106th street, a thief came up behind a man and put him in a off. the health department is continuing the push to prevent the zika virus. spraying non residential areas in staten island, bronx and brooklyn and queens, spraying the from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., this is the 6th time since may the city has sprayed for mosquitoes. one lawmaker would like to see
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return from summer recess for one day to make it happen. on going work on a vaccine could be jeopardized not guilty lawmakers vote to approve a $2 billion zika funding bill. the congress isn't scheduled to reconvene until next month. >> we are on the verge of finding a vaccine to stop zika, because congress is derelict in its duty, we won't get it because they don't have the do the trial. >> schumer made a formal request in a letter to house and senate leadership. michael phelps is back in gold. medal form for his games. fence added a record 19th -- phelps added a record 19th gold medal back in the water this afternoon, swimming in the preliminaries of the men's 200- meter butterfly event and hold the world and olympic records
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break down the medal count and have a recap on the olympics. a great start to the day, clear skies looking south, midtown. current temperatures 74 degrees, might drop a degree or two towards sunrise. clear skies and no rain all the way back to the great lakes. the area creep up towards dc. the next couple of days, great weather, 73 by 8:00. 82 by noontime. nice and warm, low humidity. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. over carrying beer. a look at the scene, all that activity, let's go over to our
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overturned tractor trailer, carrying beer. bqe is filled with beer. all lanes closed down as they try to clean up what some would call a mess. weekend suspensions on the path line lasting until a.m., hoe bock on the 33rd. every weekend until -- hoboken on the 33rd every weekend until the 13th. all of this should be cleared away by 5:00 a.m. lo new jersey traps it fine, no major issues to report. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. the worldwide problems for delta airlines, airline is warning customers on twitter that its systems are down everywhere. airline spokesman is not offering further details or confirmation, we have word
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announced reduction this the numb of assaults on corrections officers, three officers are attacked on rikers island. correction officers union president spoke with eye witness news exclusively about the attack. inmate armed with a scalpel slashed an officer's arm. that was after he allegedly knocked an officer out cold. a third female officer punched in the face repeatedly. police commissioner are to blame, he says. >> we don't deis deserve to come to work to be cut and have our bones broken. our message is do something, do something now. >> commissioner joseph says the department of corrections already has procedures in place to keep contraband and weapons out.
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are working to authorize the use of body scanners. a 10-year-old child was killed in kansas, he died while riding a 168-foot water slide, the world's tallest , the son of a kansas state lawmaker. authorities are trying to figure out how it happened. the slide was delayed a few times when opening. rafts carrying sand bags flew off the slide, forcing ride and reconfigure some angles. the summer of fire continues in california, this latest wild fire has been dubbed the pilot fire. it's racing through brush covered hills near silver hill lake. it's destroyed over 1500-acres and fire crews haven't made progress in containing it. evacuations and road closures ordered to keep people out of the area.
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ground at least 8 air tankers were deployed to help control the fire. let's check this with bill evans, back from a nice vacation i hope. >> it was great. thank you very much. midtown manhattan, a nice morning here, 5th avenue, 59th street out towards the east river. a pretty morning here. look at the beach, yesterday, what a great day, lots of sunshine, low humidity, a light wind out of the northwest yesterday. to northerly and very light. the humidity is very low, the pressure rising, all this points to a great day. yesterday's high 86. normal is 84. a beautiful sunrise coming up at 6:00, beautiful sunset at 8:03. the humidity is on hold today and tomorrow. looking at a hazy hot and humid weather pattern by the time we get to mid weekend in to the end of the week , the dog days of summer get going in august. we will have a thunderstorm
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degrees, 77 hempstead. jersey shore, 65, 60 andover. a little wind knot, making it feel -- north making it feel great. a lot of sunshine and more of the clouds are suppressed to the south, high pressure that is to the north. area of moisture down around the mid atlantic. that's going to be kept at baby this high pressure ridge for a today and tomorrow. temperatures by the afternoon, looking at mid-80s to upper 80s and a few clouds. tomorrow we start off 71 around the 5 bureaus to 55 north and west. low 60s in the suburbs outside and tomorrow back in to the mid and upper 80s tomorrow. 87 poughkeepsie. 88 around the pack park in the afternoon. notice the flow starts coming up from the south on wednesday. that's when the humidity starts to pick up. it's warm, call it hot, it's dry today and tomorrow with the
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front comes up and creeps up with some more warm humid air for wednesday. stood a comfy night. low of 69. tomorrow sunshine and a great day , the high is going to be 88 degrees. wednesday, though we are at 83, there is a few clouds, there is going to be a pop up shower or thunderstorm. we get to the dog days in to the weekend, it's going to be in to the upper 80s. real feel in the low a scatter shoulder or a thunderstorm in the afternoon. good old summertime stuff. >> can't believe you are talking about the dog days of summer already. >> it's flown by. the northbound side, brooklyn battery tunnel, overturned tractor trailer, all lanes are closed down. the tractor trailer was
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the weekend suspensions started this weekend, lasting until 5:00 a.m. this morning, doing it again next weekend. every weekend until december 19th. hoboken to 33rd. the suspension. subway status 1, 2, 3, 4, defw, track work lasting until 5:00 a.m., long island railroad metro north, new jersey transit fine. fdr drive, construction, you have all lanes closed down and that's both ways, alternate parking rules in effect. iran executed a nuclear scientist that defected to the u.s. and returned to the islamic republic under mysterious circumstances. the announcement was the first acknowledgment by iran it detained tried and convicted khar am, a man authorities once
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he was convicted of spying for giving secret information to the u.s. a 20 yield man is dead after shot while playing pokimon go. riley was shot in the chest saturday in a san francisco park. family members say riley was there playing pokimon go. friends told police they noticed someone suspicious watching them but too dark to see who it was. misare looking for witnesses that -- police are looking for witnesses that may have seen something. people p north carolina are behind bars after a heartless attack on amputee who had to crawl to his neighbor's house for help. she found sanders blooded and bruised at her door. two men broke in to her north carolina home and nearly beat him to death and robbed him of his cash, car and his prosthetic leg. he rolled down a hill and crawled to the neighbor's front door on one leg and a broken
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to my house the way he looked. i couldn't do anything other than hold a tourniquet to his head. i'm glad he is alive. >> police arrested the victim's live in girlfriend, her ex- husband and another man. she aspired to carry out the assault after getting in to an argument with the victim. a 10 year old in north carolina has found a special way to celebrate his birthday. of new shoes to needy children. instead of getting gifting for himself he wants to help others and his simple idea was to create gunners rutters. his organization grown to the point there is a correction drive with shoes dropped in donation boxes across town. >> i always got new shoes every year, for school, nice ones for
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them, too. >> what an awesome kid. >> once all the shoes are collected, the family will give them to a social worker to distribute to kids just in time for the start of the school year. >> what a great heart he has. coming up on eye witness news this morning, a mother from mount vernon will have to answer to a judge in connection with the death of her 15-month- old daughter just ahead. a street in new rochelle, killing an elderly man. coming up in the 5:00 hour, we will hear from the man's
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temperatures nice, 61 new city, 74 park, outside the city, numbers drop off nice and comfy here, a nice morning here, comfortable temperatures. tonight 82 by noon, 85 this afternoon. looking at temperatures in the upper 80s tomorrow, still the humidity is going to remain low across the area. the humidity doesn't come back until wednesday. we will have the dog days of august at the end of the week, the temperatures get in to the upper 80s.
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the real feel of low 90s and mid-90s as we go in to the rest of the week in to the weekend. temperatures in the low and mid- 70s to start the day. health says there is suds that heads south. bqe northeast, brooklyn battery tunnel, overturned tractor trailer carrying beer. southwest side with the left lane closed down, all lanes closed north and east, traffic inbound side. path suspended between hoboken and 33rd. the weekend construction project. let's go to a web and show you the scene where this overturned tractor trailer is on the bqe, see all of that activity. there is that tractor trailer. we have our street cleaning rules in effect. house painter is facing sexual assault charges after police say he attacked a woman after breaking in to a home in
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19-year-old woman was choked and sexually assaulted before she escapeed and ran out as her attacker chased her with a baseball bat. 20 year old marvin noon noone z was arrested. finding her 15-month-old girl. she was dead for several hours. the girl suffered trauma to her face. closing in on 5:00, also following breaking news, problems worldwide for delta airlines why the airline has grounded all flights this morning. the community will come together today along with the nypd to discuss the latest on
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i guarantee you, you pay forever. >> strong statements from the mother of the jogger who was murdered in queens, live with an update on the search for diller. a west chester county family speaks out after a gunman's stray bullet kills a grand father. donald trump falls behind hilary clinton after a rough week for the republican nominee. what trump plans to do next. breaking news on the
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tractor trailer overturned. >> good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us, i'm shirleen allicot in for ken rosato today. it is monday, august 8th. >> you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. bill evans. >> we start off this monday like we continue from sunday yesterday, it was absolutely gorgeous. look down the beaches asbury park, clear skies and good this morning. beautiful sunrise in one hour from now, looking at 68 montauk. 72 by 7:00. looking at mid and upper 80s today, we are looking at very low humidity. it no humidity tomorrow. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. what might be a budweiser beer truck overturned on the bqe.
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lights shining at yous this is the bqe gowanus. we heard this was a tractor trailer, almost looks like a box truck. we don't know if it's a tractor trailer or a box i can tell you we have a big mess on the bqe. check out this dehey as you go onto the inbound side, this is the inbound side of the bqe, up from the prospect. as the morning goes on, this is going to get worse. the bqe, northeast, near the brooklyn battery tunnel exit, overturned tractor trailer southbound, left lane is closed inbound or northbound side, all lanes closed down as you go through the spot. everything else on the mass transit is running fine, we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. we got breaking news, worldwide problems erupting for delta airlines all flights have been grounded and the airline
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twitter, systems are down everywhere. airline spokesman is not offering any further details for us. we have word of passengers reporting delays at airports including london, heathrow, tokyo, los angeles. toni yates is headed to newark airport right now. community leaders and nypd will hold a public meeting in queens, discussing the investigation in to the murder a jogger nearly one week ago. this morning we are hearing from the victim's heartbroken parents. >> reporter: good morning, this morning, careerna's family is heartbroken, this community is heartbroken as her murder still remains a mystery. police continue to search for leads out here at the crime scene saying her murder was random and for the first time
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her devastated family, they have strong words for the murder who is still out -- murderer who is still out there. last wednesday she went for a jog on a trail in the weeds in high grass in spring creek park when the 30 year old did not return home, her father called police. he found her a short time later, 2 hours later, face down and unresponsive off the trail. she had been strangled and sexually assaulted, hundreds pay respects to careerna over the weekend as she was laid to rest at st. helens in howard beach. her family thanked investigators and has a message for careerna's killer. careerna believed in karma, and so does she. >> my daughter was a force to be reckoned with. i guarantee you that you will be reckoning with that force not only for the rest of your
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of eternity as you -- burn in hell. >> reporter: careerna's death has rocked this community out here at the crime scene. police were able to recover possible dna evidence, they are hoping that will lead them to careerna's killer. the meeting at st. helens starts this evening at 7:00. breaking afghanistan, five gunmen abducted aing american and australian who were driving through kabul, the capitol, the two were pulled from their vehicle on a main road near the american university of afghanistan, believed to be employees of the university. three foreigners kidnapped in kabul over the past year have been released. another australian woman kidnapped in april disappeared without a trace. pakistan, lawyers and journalists appear to be the
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a hospital bombing. 53 people have been killed, dozens injured by a suicide blast at the main gate of a government run hospital in the city. the blast took place after the body of a prominent lawyer assassinated earlier was brought to the hospital. the bomb exploded near lawyers and journalists who accompanied body. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. investigators believe a 79 year old grandfather shot and rochelle was not the gunman's intended target. manuel seen in this photo was struck bay bullet at third street and union avenue. video shows him wearing a large hat on a milk crate moments before he was shot. he moved from mexico four months ago to be closer with his family.
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we love. i hope the person that did it has to pay. >> police believe the target was a group of young men who were also standing on the corner at the time. police made no arrests. the race for president turns to economics today. both donald trump and hilary clinton are expected to outline their plans forgiving the nation's economy a boost, trump will speak to business leaders of the detroit economic club, say he believes the election will be one on jobs and the economy. new polls show clinton building a lead over trump on economic issues. clinton will outline her economic plans today and she will argue trump is only focused on the wealth nest americans. trump expected to call for child care tax deductions and
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current 35% to 15%. clinton begins the week maintaining the lead in the polls. 50% of the vote while 42% of those polled support donald trump. it is 5:08. we have skys that are clear, see all the way down to the narrows bridge, staten island. temperatures 73 degrees. great start to your day. lookin as nice days a lot of sunshine headed our way, after 6:00 this morning, the sun will be up and a pretty day today, and temperatures are going to feel great even though they are warmer than normal. very low humidity around. showers to our south, this is a warm front back to the west. that stays away for a couple of days. out the door this morning, looking at what is going to be sunshine, nice, low humidity, beautiful weather, temperatures in the 70s to start the day. in to the mid and upper 80s this afternoon.
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every 7 minutes. she has been chasing a beer truck all morning long. >> i could find it quickly, because you can see this traffic right here, as you go northbound, inbound, eastbound, on the gowanus to the bqe and the scene of the accident, the bright light blocking a lot. this is where that overturned is. we will head to the maps and explain what is going on here. bqe near the brooklyn battery tunnel e reportedly carrying beer, all lanes are closed on the northeast inbound side, southwest outbound side , the left lane is closed down. this is a look at the bqe, brooklyn bridge. that is the southbound or outbound side. most of the traffic is coming inbound northbound or eastbound, long island railroad metro north, new jersey transit on or close to schedule. street cleaning rules are in
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hot air balloon crashed in texas. federal investigators think the pilot was trying to quickly descend through a break in clouds but without seeing the power lines below. ntsb has video shot by one of the 16 people that died in the crash. sent to a friend on the ground and shows the balloon was floating above a bank of clouds.
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told not to go through clouds and required to have a mile of visibility around them. day three of the olympics, today medals will go given in and out women's rugby and men's weight lifting and swimming. the u.s. has 3 gold medals, 5 silver and 4 bronze. china and australia have three gold medals each. olympic debut in the pool, in his 5th olympic games. phelps showed why he is the most honored olympian in history winning another gold medal. that gives him 23 olympic medals. rising swimming star, katie ledecky hit the water in the
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gold medal, she broke her own world record. in the 100-meter women's butterfly, u.s. defending champion, dana valmir took the bronze. the u.s. gymnastic team romped on sunday in the qualifying behind biles. women finished nearly 10 points of second place china. all five team u.s.a. women earned a spot in either or event finals. sarina williams victorious against australia's gavlo va. the sisters lost their first round match for the first time. the williams sisters entered sunday's match with a 15-0
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we are going to be looking at a beautiful sunrise, the sun is starting to come up on the horizon. we can tell it's going to be a beautiful morning across from the george washington bridge. the dew point is really low. the humidity is really low, the winds continue to be calm and the pressure rising. this points to a great day. square air qualit 59 hackettstowns hanover, 74 elizabeth, new jersey, essex, hudson and union county this morning. looking at a wind that's been mostly out of the northwest, going northerly today keeps us nice and dries the numbers will warm up nicely. clouds drop to our south with the high pressure ridge. showers stay to the south. boating foggy today, fishermen, beautiful morning to take the boat out. a light northerly wind.
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5-10 knot wind. this afternoon, waves 2-3 feet, this afternoon, moderate risk at the beaches. drier heat today, tomorrow another great day, high pressure ridge slides eastward. a warm day tomorrow, warmer than normal. the wind north, turning south, the humidities will pick up as we go in to wednesday. we get the hot august dog days in the steering winds that you see, we will look at the hot air mass in the central plains, that will be the dog days there. it will drift eastward next week. the dog days are like the 10 from the 20th, of august, looks like right in line with normal august weather back to temperatures in the upper 80s in to the low 90s as we go through the weekend in to next
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87 today. tonight is a great night, clear ask comfortable 69. sunshine very warm tomorrow, still the humidity stays away until wednesday when it's warm and humid, a shower, or a pop up thunderstorm. you get that kind of stuff. see the 88s for thursday, friday and saturday. feeling like the low 90s. a pop up scattered shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. that's just good old typical august stuff. dash around a shower or come back out. you can see traffic is one big line of red volume getting up here. this is the exit for the hamilton avenue brooklyn battery tunnel exit. this way will bring you up the bqe in to the brooklyn bridge. the inbound side, northbound side, eastbound side is closed. southbound, you have the left
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of delays to go along with that. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. mass transit is doing okay. delta airlines with the flights grounded. check your carrier. still ahead on eye witness news this morning, the pending lawsuit against irving plaza set to be filed by rapper troy av after he shot himself there. alex rodriguez set to retire from the yankees but not good. when he will be in ?? ? 4 by 4 by land, 4 by 4 by sea ? ? 4 by 4 by air - 'cause i like to fly free ? ? 4 my country and how it all started out ? ? 4 the brave and every boy scout ? ? 4 doin' it yourself cuz you want it done right ? ? 4 by 4 the top down - stars keep ya up at night ? ? 4 by 4 every one of our seventy-five years ? ? 4 by 4 the wave - that's how we say 'cheers' ?
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rapper troy sr is expected to file a lawsuit where he shot himself this year. the lawyers are expected to announce the suit against irving plaza and live nation this afternoon. they say the venue created the circumstances leading to the shooting by allowing a loaded gun inside. the rapper whose real name is collins shot himself in the leg. collins is facing attempted murder and weapons charges, no one has been charged with the death of his friend edgar ronald mc fader. iconic member of the yankees closing out his career as a player this week, and set to move on to a different role in the organization. rodriguez and the yankees
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a successful return to the game last year for being suspended for violating the drug policy. rodriguez has been in a slump sitting on a bench for most of the last month. he is at piece with the decision to retire and excited about his future as an advisor to younger players. >> i'm 41. it's been a long time, i look fo of the experiences, both good and bad, that i experience twd young players. >> arod will sign the contract to be a special advisor and instructor through december of next year. 5:23, we are looking at beautiful morning this morning with temperatures in the low
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will make it feel cool and dry. the humidities around the 58, 55% level. great ride on the staten island ferry, back and forth across bridgeport poport jeff looking at great day. lots of sunshine and beautiful weather on the way. going to the beach, asbury park. southerly wind and temperatures will start picking up to 82 by lunchtime today. low humidity today and wednesday. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. >> we have this overturned tractor trailer and this is on the bqe, the tractor trailer carrying beer, we may just have beer all over the bqe, gowanus expressway. we will go to the maps. bqe northeast, brooklyn battery tunnel, hamilton exit, overturned tractor trailer, lanes closed down on the north
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left lane closed. long island railroad doing okay. our street cleaning rules are in effect. still ahead, a horrific accident at a water park. it's closed after a child died on a water slide. also ahead the fight against the zika virus and one step u.s. senator charles schumer says congress should creamy swirls of pure indulgence. silky sifts of total transcendence. tempting accents of sheer pleasure. introducing "unicorn whispers." this should be the name. or something more like "golden gold." or maybe, "mmmmmm mmhmm."
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asian stocks showing strong gain ses. closed 2.5% higher. dow starts 191 points up at 18,543, futures pointing to a higher open. the popularity of pokimon go is having a major impact on another business external batteries. >> reporter: pokimon's assault on your battery. >> that's not stopping people
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surge in battery back ups and portable chargers. sales doubled after the game debut. wal-mart expected to announce an acquisition, purchasing jet.com. hoping to become competitive with amazon. athletes are not the only ones competing for r medals in rio. google holding the doodle fruit games, players control different fruits. >> be a cycling coconut or pineapple tennis player and join the fun with the google app. drivers in new jersey continue to see some of the nation's lowest prices at the pumps. >> aaa says the average price of a gallon of regular gas was $1.91, down $0.04 from the previous week, marks the 8th straight week gas prices fell in new jersey.
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a gallon. that is $0.55 lower than a year ago. breaking news at the airports, delta airlines says it has grounded flights after experiencing unspecified systems issues. systems issues. we will keep you up to clean food. words you don't often hear. words we at panera live by. because clean food is food as it should be. with no artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and no colors from artificial sources. feels better, does better. 100% of our food will be clean by year's end. every bite will be food as it should be.
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good morning, a beautiful sunrise this progress. sun is up in 29 minutes from now, it's 73 degreeses clear to high clouds, we got 75 sunset park. howard beach 75. 77 white stone. 68 montauk. 67 wrights town. by 8:00, 77. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes when you say heather, you have said it all. [laughter] the kind of truck that overturned, a beer truck, you have lots of lane closures through this area, let's head to the maps. we will explain what it is. it's the northeast side of the
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overturned tractor trailer. southbound, west side, you have the left lane closed down through the area, long island railroad north new jersey transit okay. dealtta airlines, all delta flights grounded if you are going to newark and jfk and la guardia, no major issues. 35th street between broadway and 7th, street parking lane delta airlines, all flights are grounded right now. toni yates is live at newark airport with an update for us. good morning, tony. >> reporter: delta says on its website it offers 15,000 flights daily. that's a lot of passengers that could potentially be caught up in the system's down failure problem. look at the photos we are
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-- london's heathrow, they are posting the pictures. delta puts no planes in the air. delta site responded to a few passengers asking about the problems. now the answer at this point is simply that the entire sis system is down and hope to have it up soon. no word on what caused the failure. we are already seeing the offers service in 61 countries, 15,000 flights daily. we are going to take time to go in to see how the system's wide failure is affecting the customers at newark. toni yates, channel 7 eyewitness news. community in queens in shock this morning. nearly 1 week after the death of a young woman during her
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>> diana rocco is live in howard beach with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, careerna's death left this community and her family simply heartbroken. her killer is out there. as this investigation continues, police are still looking for evidence and leads trying to track down her killer. it was tuesday, 30 year old careerna vatrano was murdered when she went for a jog on the high grass. when she didn't return home 2 hours later he father called police and found her later, face down and unresponsive off of the trail, strangled and sexually assaulted. hundreds came to pay respects to careerna over the weekend as she was laid to rest at her home church of st. helens in how do you beach. this morning, her family has very strong words for her
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what a pathetic puny, weak, piece of filth that you are. >> justice will be served. that's why we have the pd, that's why we have god, justice will be served. >> reporter: careerna's death has sent shock waves through this small howard beach communities community, the police are holding a meeting tonight at st. helens to update the entire community on their investigation here. actor donny wahlberg paid a touching tribute to vatrano sharing this selfi on twitter along with a message, i met
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filming blue bloods, none as kind as careerna vatrano. an artist is promising to rebuild a statute of donald trump after the original was destroyed on staten island. the new t-shaped statute will be bigger, and better than before. investigators were on the scene overnight. the homeowner is disgusted that anyone at risk by starting while the investigation proceeds, the artist says the next t will be huge. a mother arrested in the death of her daughter is expected to face a judge. police arrested 26 year old barty. the investigation found the toddler had been dead for several hours. investigators say the girl
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following the death of a 10-year-old boy on a water slide build as the world's largest. he was the son of a kansas state lawmaker. authorities are investigating what led to the death. the slide's opening two years ago was delayed but not clear why, early test, rafts carrying sand bags flew off the side forcing engineers to tear down reconfigure some angles. health department, continuing push to prevent the zika virus. the department spraying non residential areas through wednesday. spraying from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., this is the 6th time since may the city has sprayed for mosquitoes. charles schumer is calling for congress to return from the summer recess, a day to take
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against the zika virus. on going work on a vaccine could be jeopardized unless lawmakers approve a emergency zika funding bill. congress isn't scheduled to reconvene until next month. >> we are on the verge of finding a vaccine to stop zika. because congress is derelict in its duty, we are not going to get the vaccine for a long period of time because they do the trial. >> schumer says he has made a formal request in a letter to house and senate leadership. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. 5:38, we got a beautiful sunrise in progress. sun is up at 6:00 as we look southward midtown down to staten island in the distance, past 1 world trade. look at the sunrise, gorgeous, look for the fort lease side of
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day. high pressure is built in across the northeast for today and tool, northerly wind, low humidities, temperatures feeling great, 82 by lunchtime. looking at 87 this afternoon, warmer tomorrow, the humidity remains low. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. she has been chasing the sun this morning. >> bqe inbound northbound, near the brooklyn battery split, see we have all the activity here because of this overturned the delay behind it. check out the brake lights near the bqe, where the prospect expressway merge up. we will pinpoint on the maps, onto the bqe northeast, the route to the brooklyn tunnel, that's the way to go north or east closed northeast, southbound, west side, mass transit doing
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are grounded everywhere. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. we are going to show you the damage left behind in mexico after a tropical storm triggered deadly mud slides. chaos at rikers island, an inmate goes on the attack slashing and punching guards. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. so we wired the wagner's house with 100 meg internet. which means that in the time it takes mr. wagner to pour a 20 oz. cup of coffee, tommy can download 30 songs, and jan can upload 120 photos.
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mexico, 40 people are dead in severe lands slides. heavy rains from tropical storm earl triggered the landslides. the storm hit mexico as a hurricane before downgrading, forecasters say more rain is expected. a week after the city announced reduction in the
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officers attacked on rikers island. the union president spoke with eye witness news exclusively about the attack. inmate armed with a scalpel blade, slashed open an officer's arm after he knocked out an officer cold. a third officer punched in the face repeatedly. the mayor and commissioner are to blame he says. to be protected. we don't deserve to come to work to be slashed and cut and have our bones broken. the message to the mayor and commissioner is simple, it's real simple, do something and do something now. >> commissioner joseph said the department of corrections already has procedures in place to keep out contraband and weapons. in a statement, he says they
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rude awakening for a store in new jersey when an suv smashed through the front of the building. viewers sent us photos of the vehicle inside the store yesterday afternoon. it's not clear if anyone was injured in the crash or why the driver apparently lost control. the sun is coming up, high see down to ellis island, towards the statute of liberty. the sunrise this morning. the sun is up at 6:00. we will have a great day with low humidities, temperatures 73. the humidity is dry. pressure is rising up above 30.03s yesterday's high was 86. normal is 84. the sun is up at 6:00. sets at 8:03. today the humidity on hold for the next couple of days.
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of the week, the dog days of summer headed our way with a thunderstorm threat in to the weekend. air quality is good. uv index is 8. get a sunburn in 45 minutes. pollen count is low. 77 white stone queens. 69 staten island. 74 newark. northwest wind making it feel great today. shuts down the humidity, clears out the air mass, brand new air mass in place. front off to the west stays there. two great days before the humidity picks up. 75 degrees 82 by noontime. the humidities remaining low. great boating weather today. taking the boat out, fishermen, recreational boaters, wind south today. rip current risk is moderate with the southerly wind. drier heat today at 87, high and dry tomorrow at 87,
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the temperature and a northerly wind of 87, feels great. tonight, clear and comfortable. 69 five bureaus. tomorrow, sun and warm. the humidity is low. humidity comes back on wednesday, a shower and a thunderstorm. there you see the dog days get underway when the animals are languid and the showers. feels in the heading in to good old august heat for friday, saturday and sunday. sit a mess in brooklyn. as sit getting heighter, news copter 7 will go here, overturned tractor trailer we have been reporting, those delays back to 6th avenue bay
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begins. overturned beer truck, let's go to the maps. it's on the northeast inbound side, near the brooklyn battery tunnel, hamilton avenue exit. overturned tractor trailer, left lane is closed down, all lanes closed inbound or northbound or eastbound. ng inn traps it okay. delta all flights are -- new jersey transit okay. delta, all flights delayed everywhere. all other airlines not an outage. 35th between broadway and 7th, construction, all lanes closed down. a stall on the bruckner, on the southbound side, our street cleaning rules are in effect. it is 5:47. the evacuations underway as firefighters battle a growing wild fire west, an update on the destruction that's left
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pilot fire, it's racing through brush covered hills, near silver wood lake, san bernardino dino county, destroyed more than 1500-acres and fire crews have not made any progress in containing it. evacuations and road closures ordered to keep people out of the area. 400 firefighters are battling the blaze by air, and also on
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have joined in the fight. a ten year old in north carolina has found a special way to celebrate his birthday, managed to give nearly 600 shoes to needy children. instead of getting gifts, he wants to help others. he wanted to create gunners runners, the organization grown to the point there is a collection drive with shoes dropped in donation boxes every single year, like new shoes for school, nice ones for school. i wanted other kids to get them, too. >> once all the shoes are collected, the family will give them to a social worker to distribute to kids just in time to start the school year. young teen in new hampshire gets a special suit of armor for a tough battle.
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was diagnosed with a brain tumor in january and had two surgeries and a round of chemo to treat the tumor. the make a wish foundation is helping him feel like a normal kid by suiting him up as a storm trooper. >> i somewhere all my friends through school year who helped me and all the people that have come port smith's mayor declared august 6th, coal day. this comes as coal is set to have his last radiation treatment this week. >> amazing moment that he had there. still ahead on eye witness news this morning, we are following breaking news concerning delta airlines customers the airline grounded flights after experiencing
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75 jamaica queens. feel great today. a beautiful beach day today. low tide going on asbury park. 10:00 temperatures 77. lunchtime temperature 82. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. this gowanas expressway is for you. >> hear is that overturned tractor trailer reportedly carrying beer, you can see that the top of the tractor trailer, the top of the tractor trailer,
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as well. we have a ton of activity here, they got to clean the mess up. we have reports this is beer in the truck. it's going to be a while so they can clear that up and hopefully news copter 7 will get there quickly and show us what is happening. to the maps, talk about what else is going on. metro north, new jersey transit on or close to schedule. check the carrier, flying any than delta. 35th street, between 7th and broadway, construction blocks a lane. street cleaning rules are in effect. manhattan police are investigating two violent robberies inside and near central park. a man slashed and robbed him near 110th and lennox yesterday.
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the hospital. inside the park, west drive, 106th street, a robber came up behind a man on a path and put him in a choke hold. suspect took $20 ran off. the victim was not physically hurt. if you have information on iter of the cases, call police. closing in on 6:00, we are following breaking news at the airport. >> delta says all of its flights are grounded worldwide because of a massive computer
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grounded around the world at this hour. the latest on the major computer issue affecting hundreds of thousands of travelers. more breaking news on your commute, overturned bear truck causing delays on the -- beer truck causing delays on the bqe. a mother's pain, the stern message in howard beach, as for a killer. >> good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm shirleen allicot in for ken rosato. it is monday, august 8th. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. we are going to begin with bill evans. >> we are 43 seconds in to the brand new monday, 71 degrees,

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