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breaking news unfolding in the bronx where police shot a plan who grabbed an officer's gun and used it to kill an innocent man. we are live on the scene, gathering new details. leaders update the community on a jogger? howard beach. new details on the tragic death of a young boy who plummeted off the world's tallest water slide. good morning i'm lori stokes. and i'm shirlene allicot in for ken rosato. meteorologist bill evans is here now with the exclusive
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72 degrees, partly cloudy to clear skies. a great day today with a little bit of a southwest wind going east. up above i-80, i 280, 64 monticello. going to be a great day today. sunshine, mid and upper 80s. a northerly to an east wind coming around to the south. later on today we'll pick up thunderstorms tomorrow. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> reporter: long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north all doing just fine, no major issues there. three trains, l trains, m, all have track work until 5:00 a.m. if you are going onto the fdr drive both ways 60s and 70s, you have construction. a couple of lanes are closed down so you may experience delays but this should be cleared away by at least 5:00
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on that. could run late. you have construction here, george washington bridge inbound lower level is closed down as a result. outbound lower levels underneath the apartments have construction. a minor delay inbound. lincoln, holland, they also have construction and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. lori, over to you. heather thank you. breaking news in the bronx. a wild scene unfolding inside a deli. an innocent man shot dead after a man grabbed a police officer's gun and opened fire. in the bedford park section. eyewitness news reporter tony yates is live on the scene with an update. good morning. >> reporter: good morning lori. i'm going to step out of the way so you can see this huge police presence still out here at the scene, at east 198th and valentine. the a & m deli and grocery is where the shooting happened. this all started just after
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saying there was an unstable man inside the deli causing problems. we are told the police officers went inside and tried to get the man to leave, but he began struggling with the officers. the 30-year-old man was able to, at some point, grab one of the officer's guns from the holster. he started firing wildly. one person said he heard about nine shots. now one of those bullets hit an innocent bystander in the groin, a 49-year-old man. the second officer was able the suspect once in the torso. both of those men were rushed to the hospital. the 49-year-old innocent victim, unfortunately, died of his injuries. the suspect is in critical but stable condition at this point. neither of the officers, both from the 57th precinct, were injured. we are told at some point this morning police will be holding a news conference out here at the scene. once we get that information we
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bedford park section of the bronx. and new this morning, a queens man is facing charges after police say he stabbed an officer with a sharp object. the nypd says crosby craig was locked in a bathroom, acting i are rationally yesterday afternoon. when officers opened the door craig lunged at them, stabbing one in the hand before locking himself back in the bathroom. after three hours nypd negotiators were able to persuade him to come out. assaulting a police officer and reckless endangerment. the officer was treated and released from the hospital. a rural massachusetts community is looking for answers after a 27-year-old jogger is murdered. vanessa mar cot was working here in new york for google but we want home to princeton, massachusetts to visit with her mother. she went for a walk sunday afternoon and never came babbling. her body was found in the
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hands were horribly burned. >> we have a horrible set of circumstances and facts right now and we are going to do everything we can to make sure this investigation is finish. >> google released a statement adding they were stunned for what happened. and said mar cot was known for sports. thousands packed a church to learn more about the attack on karina vetrano. diana? >> reporter: shirlene, good morning. police will be back out here this morning as they have been every day for the last week, going through the crime scene. this is a heavily weeded area. they will literally be pouring
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still not been found. hundreds of people crowded saint helen's church last night. neighbors and her family want to know what is going on with the police investigation. vetrano was killed a week ago today while out for a jog. she was found face down, off of the running trail by her father when she had not returned home. she had been murder and sexually assaulted. dna evidence was found at the scene. they have spent the week and interviewing sex offenders in the area. vetrano had a big social media presence and following but police say this morning her murder was random. >> i am not going into specifics or information at the time. and just understand that the individual or individuals that did this horrendous act might be watching this feed right now. we are not letting up. we definitely need the
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a plan in place that secures the park like every other national park is secured. >> reporter: neighbors would like to see additional security measures more lighting and possibly chopping down some of these weeds. that is something the national wildlife service is looking into. police have received 30 tips from their crime stoppers hotline. they are following up on all of them. diana rocco channel 7 eyewitness news. police say two innocent people were shot in the bronx and the shooter is still on the run. it happened last night near 179th street and grand concourse in the mount hope section. a 20-year-old woman and a 63- year-old man were shot when a gunman opened fire in the area. both victims suffered nonlife- threatening injuries. more delays and cancellations are expected for delta passengers today. the airlines said it is
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computer system worldwide. thousands of passengers were stranded yesterday. and this morning delta is urging customers to check the status of their flights before heading to the airport. happening today. mosquitoes spraying will resume in all four boroughs. starting at 10:00 tonight the spraying is targeting the mosquitoes that carry the west nile virus which have been of brooklyn and queens. these mosquitoes do not carry the zika virus. . 73 degrees, warmer than normal for the overnight hours. to start your day nothing going on here, clear skies. down to our south, however
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surge up and over us later on tonight and tomorrow. that could bring us a shower and a thunderstorm eat noon time temperature 84. mid and upper 80s this afternoon, but we are looking at still low humidity and a great day, so enjoy. because the dog days of august are upon us. i'll tell you about that next. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> reporter: we have construction eastbound l.i.e. cones set up over here so everybody has to push on over to the left. now let's go over to our maps. we have construction on the east side of town, the fdr drive both ways in the 60s and 70s. at least one lane closed down in both directions. let's look at a camera here. here is the fdr drive both directions in the 90s. it is doing fine in the 90s. it is down in the 70s and 60s, that is where the construction
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same with new jersey transit. subway lines have track work until 5:00 a.m. and the george washington bridge inbound lower level is closed down for construction. outbound underneath the apartments you have construction there, but you have minor delays although construction at the lincoln and holland as well. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. shirlene, lori, over to you. we continue to follow breaking news. a deadly shooting in the bronx aftea man grabs an officer's gun and opens fire. also ahead, three children plunged three stories from a ferris wheel at a tennessee fair. we are learning how the terrifying accident unfolded and the condition of the children. plus kanye west is
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. three young girls are recovering after falling 35 feet from a ferris wheel at a fair in tennessee. witnesses say the car got stuck, and as the wheel turned plummeted to the ground. all three were rushed to the hospital in serious condition. investigators are trying to figure out what went wrong. the amusement park where a 10-year-old boy was killed on a water slide will reopen for business tomorrow. we are learning more about the boy's death. caleb schaab died from a neck injury. caleb the son of a kansas lawmaker was in the front of a
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behind him when he somehow flew out of the ride. a witness describes the scene. >> basically i heard a couple of loud booms, sounded like something hit the slide boom, boom. i looked at my cousin and i said i think that is a body outside of the raft. as i got closer and put my hand on the slide the lifeguard said there is nothing you can do. >> the ride is closed indefinitely. in an apparent bias attack on the subway. a man yelled homophobic slurs at another man. when it pulled in, he punched the victim in the face. the two men then fought on the platform. the victim was stabbed twice and the attacker took off. the victim is in stable condition. california's latest big wildfire has forced the evacuation of close to 400 homes and it is now threatening
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firefighters are battling flames that cover nearly 10 square miles of rugged mountain terrain near silver wood lake. officials at the san bernardino national forest say the drought has left the area incredibly dry and vulnerable to fire. meteorologist bill evans? >> reporter: a comfortable morning, clear skies, nice start to the day. 73 degrees, humidity is dry at 66%. the winds are calm and th pressurizing well above 30.0. that is our mark of really fair weather. yesterday's high 86. normal is 84. sun is up this morning at 6:00. 6:00-- at 6:58. the hazy dog days of summer coming your way right through
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63 at wrightstown. 65 toward sayerville. winds are going to start to come in out of the northeast today for a time, and that will also keep the humidity at bay with an east wind today. clear skies all the way back down to dc and then a front to our west. this is the first system that will come to us overnight tonight into tomorrow with warm, humid air that surges up and over us. gives us a slot at a shower ask a thunderstorm. for this afternoon. we are into the mid and upper 80s with low humidity, but here comes the humidity tonight in the form of the clouds. by 6:00 tomorrow morning, we are cloudy, breaks of sun, humid and notice by lunch time we have pop up showers tomorrow and a thunderstorm or two. and that will last through the evening commute into the first part of tomorrow night. then we are off to the hazy, hot and humid stuff for the rest of the week.
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tonight cloudy, warm, a spotty thunderstorm after midnight tomorrow, looking at sun and clouds, warm and humid, a shower and thunderstorm, the high is around 85. here is your accu-weather 7-day forecast. there you go. thursday we get to ninety. friday and saturday 92. and we are close to 90 sunday. so we are going to have ourselves yet another heat wave around as we roll through august. that is very normal weather for this time of the year. so that is looking good throug good old summertime stuff. thank you bill. let's send it over to heather for a check of the commute. >> yes and we have issues unfortunately. no major problems though. we do have everything doing just fine long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north but you have the track work on the 3, l, and m. and the judge inbound lower level closed down for construction and outbound
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lincoln and holland as well. traffic hold in effect until 5:00 am. that means you cannot cross the bridge. you can see this red over here, that is new jersey turnpike. that means you have the inner roadway closed down, the car lanes are closed down, and that is because of construction as well. let's look at a web cam now, and i'll show you how things are moving along as you go onto the l.i.e. this is at the grand central parkway. eastbound side the right lane is closed down. looks like everybody is being pushed over to the shoulder but i see this vehicle right over here, looks like he may be coming around to pick up these cones. we are going to keep our eye on the l.i.e. again it is eastbound so the westbound side is doing just fine. no major issues there. here's the grand central parkway. street cleaning rules are in effect. shirlene, over to you. heather thank you. 4:48. a community came together in support of a bangladesh man
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denounce the assault on mohammed ali hadder. he was walking down the street when one of the four men seen in this surveillance video suddenly hit him, for no reason. his daughter mong the crowd, calling for an end to the violence, targeting the bangladesh community in the bronx. >> everybody has a story here. but nobody is coming outside. nobody is sharing them. nobody. we have people who got mugged but they are too afraid to don't know why. we shouldn't be living under fear. >> there has been a spike in attacks on members of the bangladesh community going back to the beginning of this year. the national president of the naacp was arrested during a sit-inn virginia. cornell william brooks and another member of the organization were arrested at a congressman's office.
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rights act. activists say strict cutbacks prevent minorities from voting. police have since released both men. one of the houses flooded when hurricane katrina hit new orleans is about to become a museum. the house was flooded to the rafters when a canal burst through its levee during the storm. it still needs city council approval and it will cost at least $50,000. kanye west has hit a milestone not even the kanye surpassed michael jackson and frankie valle with his 40th hit on billboard's top 100 list. elvis tops the list with 80 top 40 hits. elton john stevie wonder and little wayne are close. president obama was on display as he played nba star
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the gender gap keeps widening. a survey by the group wealth acts found in 2015 for every female billionaire there were 8.4 male billionaires. that is up from 8.1 the year before. the survey found that men held 88.6% of the world's wealth, up half a percent for 2014. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. and bill. >> reporter: we have a very temperatures are comfortable. maybe a degree or two warmer than normal in the overnight hours. down the beach here asbury park as way to point pleasant. 71 jamaica queens, winds out of the southwest. easterly today. humidity remains pretty much in check here. today we are looking at low humidity, winds out of the
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the mid 70s, upper 70s by lunch time. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. you have trouble with the construction on the l.i.e. >> that's right. the l.i.e. eastbound near the grand central parkway you can see the right lane remains closed westbound starting to pick up a little bit of volume there. and the van wyck expressway doing well, no major issues there. let's go over to our plans now and talk manslaughter transit. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north doing okay. 3, l, and be cleared away from a couple of minutes. fdr drive both ways between the 60s and 70s they are in the process of picking up that construction. george washington bridge lower level under the apartments cleared away the inbound level remains closed. street cleaning rules are in effect. lori over to you. 4:56. a lesbian couple from new jersey is filing a lawsuit to get their fertility treatments
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ann cooper of montclair are suing the state of new jersey over a law that allows fertility treatments to be covered for heterosexual couples. infertility must be diagnosed after one year of unprotected sex. >> right away we were told that you know, without having sexual intercourse we would not be covered. >> we were denied the medical treatments a heterosexual couple would have if they walked into fertility clinic. >> the lawsuit names the state's department of banking and insurance which sent a statement saying they can not comment on pending litigation. we are closing in on 5:00, and we are following breaking news in the bronx. a suspect grabbed an nypd officer's gun and killed an innocent bystander. that suspect was then shot by police and we are live on the scene with an update on the investigation. we have new information on an arrest at a connecticut
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breaking news in the bronx where a suspect grabbed an nypd officer's gun and killed an innocent man inside a deli. we are live on the scene awaiting an update now from police. a queens community had a chance to get some questions answered one week after woman was murdered during her evening jog. and new this morning, the parents of two americans killed in benghazi take legal action against hillary clinton. good morning i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us, i'm shirlene allicot in for ken rosato. today is tuesday august 9th. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the accu-weather
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comfortable. your 5:00 a.m. temperature 73 degrees. clear skies, temperature 70 at babylon and oyster bay and also at lake hurst down to toms river, 61 comfortable there by noon 84, sunshine 88 today with low humidity, so enjoy that. because heat and thunderstorms are on the way for tomorrow. heather is looking at the those big delta delays. >> reporter: right. delta is encourage customers to make sure they check their flight status before you head out this morning. other than that, jfk, newark, hearing flights running orr close to schedule. brooklyn bridge disabled vehicle. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north all doing just fine and the george
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george lincoln holland, no major issues to report. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today shirlene, lori, over to you. heather thank you. 5:02. breaking news in the bronx. chaos erupts inside a deli when a suspect grabbed an officer's gun and killed an innocent man. it happened in bedford park. >> reporter: good morning again ladies. we literally just got an update frompo ago. they have been able to take a look at some of the video from the deli, so i'm going to try to tell you exactly what they told us literally just minutes ago. i'm going to step out of the way so you can see. it started at 1:08 this morning and started at another deli across the street. the 30-year-old suspect was first inside that deli, they say he was either asking for money, asking for a cell phone
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him out. then he walked across the street on the a & m deli, literally right across the street, went inside apparently was causing problems there. the worker from the first deli, a 49-year-old man walked over to the other store to let them know that the guy was causing problems. police tell us that from the video, you can see people inside the store, there was probably seven or eight customers inside the store. people were on the phone, ll 911. someone was outside and they flagged some officers down to come inside the store to try to get the man out. they say two officers from the 52nd precinct walked into the store, tried to subdue the man. in fact the customers were also trying to get the man to calm down, he was very irate. when the officers went in, the man apparently started to struggle with one of the officers, and somehow was able
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trying to get the gun back, the man was falling to the ground and as he was falling he was able to shoot the gun 15 rounds. the gun holds only 16 rounds so he was able to get 15 bullets out. one of the bullets struck the deli worker who came from across the street, struck him in the groin. it was a fatal shot. he eventually died. the second officer was able to his gun and shoot the suspect twice in the torso. both men were taken to the hospital. again the 49-year-old worker who went across the street to warn his constituents across the street died. the sect is in stable condition at this point. the two officers who arrived on the scene were not injured. again police are looking at the video, and are expecting to hold a news conference at some
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morning. we are told it could be momentarily or it may take awhile because they are still asking a lot of questions out here on the scene. so when we get that information from police, we will certainly bring it to you. for now we are live in the bedford park section of the bronx. channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. a catholic church packed with concerned howard beach residents last night, frightened by the murder of karina vetrano. police said their investigation points to one attacker so far, details. federal park officials are looking at a long-term $69 million project to boost security at spring creek park, but many residents want to have the marshes cleared at the park. a daycare owner is under arrest in connection with the death of a 2-month-old baby in connecticut. 35-year-old nadia maldonado is
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a minor. on july 12th police were called to the little bear's daycare in stanford where they found the baby girl, bella redondo, unresponsive. her death was ruled a homicide from blunt force trauma to the head. rapper troy has fired a lawsuit where video shows him firing a gun. provide proper security during the concert at irving plaza last may. two women were hurt and collins was charged with attempted murder. collins's friend, roland mcfadder was killed. in the race for president, all about differing visions for the american donald trump and hillary clinton both spoke yesterday in detroit. trump announced a revamped economic plan to slash taxes for workers and businesses.
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of old democratic ideas. trump also blamed clinton for the execution of an iranian nuclear scientist. the man was accused of spying for the u.s. after his name appeared in messages sent to clinton's personal e-mail server. new this morning, the parents of the americans killed in benghazi are suing hillary clinton. the lawsuit blames the death on his what it calls clinton's extreme carelessness in handling confidential of state. patricia smith and charles woods alleged the attack that killed four americans was directly caused by clinton's use of a personal e-mail server. clinton, meanwhile, is directly challenging donald trump to debate. she is calling for three presidential debates in september and october and the first is scheduled to take place on september 26th at
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said the debates are scheduled for the same night as nfl games. evan mcmullin is running as a third party conservative to donald trump. he is already attacking the two leading candidates. he calls clinton a corrupt criminal politician. he said trump appeals to the nation's worst fears when it needs unity, not division. you're weather and traffic. >> reporter: good morning everybody. it is lovely outside at 5:08 and 73 degrees as we look south of our camera here at 4 times square. this is our camera in astoria looking down the east river here. low humidity, nice, comfortable temperatures. showers to our south are going to start coming in tonight after midnight. so let's get you out the door this morning shall we?
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a great day to have lunch outside and enjoy camp and all that good stuff. doesn't camp sound good? we could be at camp and have some fun. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic how is it going out there? >> reporter: we could do camp, traffic and weather. here is the 59th street bridge. traffic coming toward us is going into queens. moving away from us going into manhattan. so let's talk about what's happening there as we head over our maps. the 59th street bridges queens bound upper level at the 21st street exit over height tractor trailer not causing a tremendous amount of problems. delta saying check in on your flight status before you head out the door. jfk hearing newark mass transit all doing okay. still ahead on eyewitness
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atop an iconic symbol of new york city. the walkway on the brooklyn bridge is typically overcrowded with new yorkers and tourists alike. touted as a marvel when it was built in 1883, the bridge is filled now with bicyclists and pedestrians. one new yorker said it is difficult to get to work every day. >> it is lovely in the morning, because there are no tourists. but coming back in the evening, it is a nightmare. i realized my bell is not going to be 10 minutes of complete pain in the head. >> reporter: he could see more space in the d.o.t. has a tentative plan to expand the pathway but it could take some years. for now the city is expected to study how they could make the walkway larger to accommodate the growing number of people who cross it. 5:13. the u.s. women's gymnastic team will look for gold.
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u.s. women's soccer team takes on colombia. swimmers michael phelps and katy will be back in the pool for the finals tonight. this is what the medal count looks like so far. team usa is still in the lead. 19 total medals, five of them gold. and australia is in third with four golds. >> reporter: michael phelps was back in the water for the 200- meter butterfly. but the grea swimmer in olympic history was off his game in the event, coming in, in an unaccustomed second. he will face off in a final bout tonight. michael phelps is on course to add to his 23 olympic medals. katy had a rare night off, finishing second in the 200- meter freestyle to sweden.
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for more olympic gold. ryan murphy grabbed the men's gold in the 100-meter backstroke final. london gold medal winner connor dwyer had to settle for bronze in the 200-meter men's free style final. in the 100-meter breast stroke final it was lily king gaining gold. venus lost their first doubles match ever at the olympics on sunday. the 22-time grand slam olympic champion advancing to the third round in singles play. and in men's gymnastics the u.s. team could only manage fifth place. the japanese team won gold. but the u.s. men's basketball team had no trouble, the
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113-69. >> america still in the lead. bill evans joining us now with the accu-weather forecast. >> reporter: that basketball game was sick. the american team they are so good. just like stay right there while i shoot. here's what's going on. we look from the brooklyn bridge over toward midtown manhattan, from lower manhattan on up. a nice morning along the east river, as well as the hudson and the harbor. island sound. 73 degrees, humidity is dry. we are looking at a calm wind here this morning. the dew point is 10 degrees cooler, 10 degrees off of the temperature so the air mass is going to be dry. not all that humid today. an east wind going southwest. so that is a dryer wind for us. normal high is 84, we were at 86 yesterday. sun is up at 6:01, about 45
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9. air quality is good. 60 around franklin, really nice numbers this morning, feels really good, because of the low humidity. just a very light, nonexistent wind this morning. clear skies, really nice down to the south. showers, eventually with heating this afternoon and thunderstorms, it will start creeping northward with the warm front. 54 in monticello. 72 around the park. to start the day mid-80s, upper tomorrow we start with clouds and a few showers around tomorrow morning. you'll need your rain gear during the day. we have sun and clouds. it is a soupy day with a shower and thunderstorm at some point tomorrow. noon, afternoon, and tomorrow they go away. the heat and haze and humidity are on. waves are 2 feet. a west-southwest wind at 5 knots today. rip current at the beaches where the southwest wind is
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it but check with the lifeguards and ask them where the rip is. that is always a safe thing to do. sunny and warm, low humidity. 88 today of the tonight is a great night. cloudy and warm to start and after midnight a spotty shower and thunderstorm. tomorrow clouds and sun more humid and at some point you run into a shower or thunderstorm tomorrow so you'll need your rain gear. here is your accu-weather 7-day forecast. hot starting on thursday, which kind of coincides with the start of the dog days heat wave going into the weekend, hazy hot and humid, highs 92. a scattered thunderstorm in the afternoon. i figured out what the delta computer delay is. >> share please. >> i think i figured it out. >> it's my fault. >> it's your fault? >> i didn't want to make it about me but i thought i would come clean. they sent me one of those new delta mileage cards. i think that crashed the system. >> you used it's apparently
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>> mystery solved. >> it is big of you to take the blame. >> got that information. well no major crashes for long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north. everything is running on or close to schedule. 59th street bridge queens bound upper level at the 21st street exit an over height tractor trailer. not causing any major issues, right on the zebra stripes near 21st street. but once they have to get the tractor trailer off the bridge that is where the problem are in effect. sir lean and lori, over to you. 5:19. still ahead this morning, new job openings available from the faa. what you can expect to earn even during training.
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this should sense. new york's department of motor vehicles has issued a warning to drivers, stop taking selfies behind the wheel. a new national review shows drivers are among those most likely to take selfies, documenting their journey. even though it is illegal in plane states to use a cell phone while driving. new jersey residents ranked seventh for the most driver selfies. new york ranked eighth.
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for first offense in new york. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. here on eyewitness news this morning, down the beach, asbury park. loaded up with sunbathe they are today. nearly a 10 today. taking the ferry over from staten island, a great ride. southwest wind that will scoot you across. water temperature in the harbor 76. 7 long island sound. interesting to note the water temperature, because the winds northeast and eventually to the southwest. so that is going to make it feel very nice today in the coastal sections. it will feel like the low 80s and the numbers get into the mid-80s by lunch time, upper 80s this afternoon. but still low humidity. the heat and humidity makes a big come back tomorrow. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic what's going on out there heather? >> reporter: we have this bridge over here and everything going just fine as you make your way into manhattan. even queens bound is doing
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queens so let's head right over it our maps. 5th street bridge queens bound upper level at the 21st street exit an over height tractor trailer. the tractor trailer is in the zebra stripes on the queens side of the span. not causing any major issues but this could become an issue once they have to remove a tractor trailer. street cleaning rules in effect. mass transit is doing okay. shirlene, lori, over to you. thank you heather. we continue to ll the bronx. an innocent bystander is dead after a suspect managed to grab an officer's gun and open fire.
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we are going to take you live it a press conference being held in the bronx about a shooting this morning. let's listen in. >> the officers struggled with mr. guzman to remain control of his gun when the second officer fired three shots at mr. guzman, striking him twice. from the officer'officer's gun, which we believe fatally struck a 49-year-old male who works in a store across the street. this 49-year-old male had a dispute with mr. guzman in the other store just prior to this incident. the 49-year-old male was removed to saint barnabas hospital, and was pronounced
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condition at saint barnabas hospital. the officers were also removed to saint barnabas hospital for evaluation. we have recovered video from the store, which corroborates all the information that i have provided. >> reporter: 49-year-old man was he a worker at the store? >> he is a worker in another store across the street who came over to the store where the incident occurred to assist. >> reporter: what about the earlier incident? what happened there? >> it was a getting the details of the dispute. >> we are not sure at this time. >> reporter: can you talk about the second store? how many people were inside at the time? we heard it was chaotic and violent inside there. >> there were several workers. they were trying to fully sub due mr. guzman. when the officers came in, they assisted. as they were bringing mr.
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a gun out of one of the officer's holsters. obviously we are going to review all the tactics and the equipment involved. but in looking at the video, mr. guzman made a very fast move and basically ripped the gun out of the officer's holster. unknown at this time. >> reporter: was mr. guzman known to either officer before? had they had any previous encounters with him? >> we don't have that information at this time. we don't know. >> reporter: how easy is it to grab a gun out of a holster? >> it is not an easy thing to do if a holster, if the gun is
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uncollapsed, and then -- unclasped and then you would have to move it out. but it is possible. it was grabbed and pulled out of the holster. >> reporter: are you releasing the video of this? >> i can't comment on that. >> reporter: what kind of actions did they take? did they duck out of the way. how were they not in the were very lucky. one of the officers looked like he was trying to protect the civilian who was ultimately killed. >> reporter: shielding him. ? >> he was shielding him and trying to push him away. >> reporter: he stood in the line of fire? >> he was absolutely from the line of fire. we were just listening to a press conference held by the nypd. apparently this morning about 1:30 nypd officers shot a suspect who had actually
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and shot, fatally shot another man. this was apparently the result of a dispute that happened at a deli in the bronx. the suspect now in the hospital. the man who was shot was 49 years old. he died being transported to the hospital. that was the latest update. his condition, by the way, the suspect, is unknown. >> we are also going to send you now it our accu-weather forecast, starting off with bill. >> reporter: 5:31. good morning everyone. what is going to be some really nice weather. temperatures this morning starting out around 73. it is clear. we have a west northwest wind. 74 bayside 76. bridgeport connecticut 63. 64 monmouth ocean county jersey shore. 85 by lunch. 88 this afternoon with sunshine. still very low humidity. one last day of that. humidity picks up tomorrow and thunderstorms come with it. we talk about that next.
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weather and traffic. weather then heather. i see a bridge in the distance. i bet i can figure out what bridge it is. >> what bridge is that? >> is that the 59th street bridge? >> it is. you know the song that goes along with this bridge. ? slow down, ? you move too fast. >> reporter: i'll tell you what is happening here. 59th street bridge queens bound level at the 21st street exit, over height tractor trailer. that could cause issues. right now it is on the zebra stripes but as they go to move this off the bridge that could become an issue. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north running on or close to schedule. and then we are looking at the brooklyn bridge. we have a disabled vehicle. and heading over here onto the grand central parkway westbound the ramp to the l.i.e. you have a disable vehicle on
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customers to check your flight status. if you are flying on delta today or picking somebody up who flies delta, check with that flight. at this point however the airports are not reporting any significant delays. we have a beautiful morning right now, so everything should be running smoothly. garden state parkway south we had an accident there. not a serious accident but you could still expect delays as alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today shirlene, lori, over to you. we want to go back to bedford park the bronx for an update on the police involved shooting. >> reporter: yes indeed. you heard that press conference. police taking a long look at the video so they could describe to us exactly what happened at 1:08 this morning in the bedford park section of the bronx. i'm going to step out of the way so we can kind of show you
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police say the altercation started inside the nand a, deli, the 30-year-old suspect, mr. guzman was in that deli. he was either asking for a cell phone, asking for money, being very disruptive. they kicked him out, so he went across the street to the a & m deli and grocery. but a worker from the first deli followed him across the street to warn the workers at this other store. now once inside, the man again several customers were inside the store. they say the video shows people were on their cell phones calling 911. at the same time one person went outside and flagged down police officers from the 52nd precinct. they go inside and the man begins a scuffle with one of the police officers. the man is able, somehow, to grab one of the officer's guns from the holster. the officer then tries to get the gun back, and as the
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fire out 15 rounds from that gun. we are told that gun holds 16 rounds, he was able to fire 15. one of those bullets lights the worker who had come across the street trying to warn the other workers. he was a 49-year-old man, he is hit in the groin. that wound was fatal. both men were taken to saint barnabas hospital because the suspect was actually slot by the second police officer. he fired three shots -- shot by fired three shots and was hit twice. the 30-year-old suspect is in critical but stable condition at this point. of course this investigation is continuing. one of the questions they need to figure out is how he was able to so easily get the gun out of the holster. certainly one of the questions they will be asking. for now we are live here in the bedford park section of the bronx. and new this morning, a
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stabbed an officer with a sharp object. the nypd says crosby craig was locked in a bathroom, acting i are rationally yesterday afternoon when officers opened the door. craig lunged at them, stabbing one in the hand before locking himself back in the bathroom. after there's hours nypd negotiators were able to persuade him to come out. he is facing charges now. the officer was treated and loss. 5:36. a rural massachusetts community is looking for answers after a 27-year-old jogger is murdered. vanessa marcot worked here in new york for google. she went to princeton, massachusetts to visit her mom. she left to go for a walk sunday afternoon but never came back. her body was later found in the woods. her feet and hands were reportedly burned. >> we have a horrible set of facts and circumstances now and
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make sure this investigation is carried out. every ground ball is run out. we have to let the police do their job now. >> google released a statement saying they are stunned by what happened, adding she was known for her smile, passion for volunteer work and love of boston sports. we are learning more about the investigation into the murder of a jogger in queens. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live in howard beach with more. diana? >> rep police will be back out here later this morning, searching every inch of this heavily weeded area, looking for evidence. it has now been 7 days since karina vetrano was murdered here. her killer has still not been found. at a community meeting hundreds of people crowded saint helen's church. neighbors of the 30-year-old and her family want to know what is going on with the police investigation.
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out for an evening jog in spring creek national park. police offered reassurances to those at the meeting last night saying they have spent the week following up on leads and interviewing sex offenders in the area but they are keeping the details of this investigation to themselves. >> i am not releasing specifics. and just understand that the individual or individuals that did this horrendous act might be watching this feed r are not letting them know where we are at. >> we definitely need the cameras. we need the lighting. but we also need to have a plan from place that secures the park like every other national park is secured. >> reporter: so this is a live look at the area that police have been searching for the last week. neighbors say they would like to see more safety measures here, which might include fences or even chopping down
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service is looking into. police say they have received 30 tips to their crime stoppers hotline and they are following up on all of them. we are live at howard beach queens this morning, diana rocco channel 7 eyewitness news. 5:39. more headaches for travelers today. delta says customers should expect more delays and cancellations. the airline says it is continuing to recover its operations. this comes after a power outage knocked out their comp thousands stranded yesterday. delta is urging customers to check the status of their flights before heading to the airport. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic on eyewitness news this morning. a pretty morning and a pretty sunrise outside. a day where we start out with sunshine and the temperature is right around 73 degrees. here's our roof camera, a pretty sunrise in progress. as we look across the east river, flushing bay, out to long island sound, a very nice, comfortable 73.
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south, this is a warm front that is going to push northward and give us a shower, maybe a thunderstorm after midnight tonight and for tomorrow. but today, enjoy. sunshine. 78 at 10:00. 84 at noon. 88 later on this afternoon. but it will be nice and comfortable without that humidity and a nice evening is coming up. we'll talk about showers and thunderstorms tomorrow next in your accu-weather forecast. weather then heather every 7 minutes. >> reporter: we have a little southern state parkway. this vehicle over here is being removed from the roadway. why is it being removed from the roadway is that? well it is my favorite thing, an unauthorized tractor trailer. the southern state parkway, an unauthorized tractor trailer, it is on the westbound side right near exit 35. so that tractor trailer is being removed from the parkway at this point, thankfully, they could just turn him around and drive him to the nearest exit.
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21st street. that is an over height tractor trailer not causing too much of a problem there as far as delays yet. us concrete cleaning rules in effect. it is 5:41. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, suspected arsonist catches himself on fire and it is all caught on camera. and new this morning, a
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new this morning a special delivery courtesy of the nypd. officers from the 62 precinct deliver a baby girl right outside their station house. a woman in labor had parked there and her aunt had run into the precinct screaming for help. the baby's head was already crowning, so it was quick work. paramedics finished the job, getting mom and the newborn to are doing well. >> not ideal. >> but you want them there to help out in the situation. let's check in with bill evans. >> reporter: right now we have ourselves a situation right here. oh that was a real situation. we look at the chrysler building here and across roosevelt island. stop it. across the east river here all the way out to flushing bay and out to long island sound.
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weather day. 73 degrees, winds calm. humidity will keep dropping off because of the wind today. a dry wind. pressure is way up there. really nice when pressure is up high like that. 84 is our normal high yesterday, we were 86. sun is up in 16 minutes and the humidity on hold for one more day. the hazy, hot and humid weather arrives with the dog days of ago and that will last through last through the weekend. there will be a lot of sunshine, 76 laguardia, 65 white plains. nice, comfortable numbers this morning. is 50s around morristown. getting the kids to camp, vacation, a great day. nonexistent wind now clear skies. to the south a warm front, showers that creep northward, that will give us a nice shot
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this afternoon mid and upper 80s, you start to see the moisture in the form of clouds creeping up and over us overnight. a shower and a thunderstorm tomorrow. by lunch time you'll need your umbrella. the evening commute to kind of wind down after sun set tomorrow evening, we'll have the hazy, hot and humid weather returning for thursday with the arrival of the dog days of august. waves two feet in the atlantic today, a great boating day. with the southwest wind rip current risk will be moderate at the south facing shores at the beaches. tonight cloudy, warm, a spotty shower or thunderstorm 73. tomorrow clouds showers can't be ruled out. 90 on thursday. friday and you know what? it is going to feel like it is closer to 100 this weekend. a heat wave coming. little shower or thunderstorm
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and some relief as it is going to be a hazy lazy crazy lot and humid weekend coming up. >> what a stretch. sounds terrific. thank you bill. let's send it over to you heather. >> reporter: this right here was bumper to bumper earlier. you still see some volume but they were not even moving and that is because of an issue that has been cleared wait a minute let's go over to our -- cleared away. let's go over to our maps. unauthorized tractor trailer, escort that go tractor trailer -- escorting that tractor trailer. we have a residual delay. at the 21st street exit not causing any major delays. 59th street bridge you can see that there. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. lori over to you. heather thank you. the faa wants to hire new
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>> right away we were told without having sexual intercourse, we would not be covered. >> we were denied the medical treatments a heterosexual couple would have. >> the lawsuit names the state's department of banking and insurance, which sent us a statement, saying they can't comment on pending litigation. 5:53. we continue to following breaking news. new details in the last few minutes about the deadly shooting in the bronx. a deli clerk killed when a man opened fire. what police are saying about what police are saying about that, ahead in 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. 12 seconds. that's the power of fiber optics. and right now you can get 100 meg internet with equal upload and dowloads speeds, tv and phone for just $69.99 per month online.
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you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. 5:55. i'm meteorologist bill evans. we have sunshine and nice weather here down theier. going to be looking at a nice start to the day here. a west-southwest wind will keep it warm. the humidity will keep it dry.
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spots here we'll have a lot of sunshine today. by the time we get to noon, we are into the mid-80s, heather. here we go. southern state parkway near exit 35. a little bit of a residual delay. an unauthorized tractor trailer. here's the l.i.e. eastbound, one lane is open with the ongoing construction right near the grand central. l.i.e. going west picking up volume there. this is the southern state right where the unauthorized tractor trailer was. 59th street bridge going over to queens, unauthorized tractor trailer. and we do have mass transit doing just fine. street cleaning rules in effect. heather thank you. happening today. mosquito spraying will resume. trying to prevent the spread of the west nile virus and
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virus. they will treat nonresidential areas. the health department said in a statement, while we do not expect to find zika in new york city's mosquitoes we are taking no chances. a deadly shooting inside the bronx. we have learned much more about the innocent victim and the suspect accused of opening fire with an officer's gun. a live report from the scene. meteorologist bill evans has your exclusive accu-weather fo they're all gone. i know i bought them. well, staples has low prices. if i were you, i'd grab a couple more... for next week. back to school or back for more? staples has the lowest prices... period.
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chaos inside a bronx deli. a suspect gets his hands on a police officer's gun, starts to shoot, and kills a clerk. we have an update now from the nypd on the scene.
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a young woman's murder one week ago. donald trump aims to calm critics by laying out his specific plan for jump starting the economy while hillary clinton finds herself in the center of a new lawsuit. good morning i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm shirlene allicot in for ken rosato. thank you for joining us. it is tuesday august 9th. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill in the sun. -- it is 6:01. and in 33 seconds the sun will be officially up. high, thin clouds with the sun's rays refracted through the particles. gives us the nice orange in the morning. red sky in the morning means sailor take warning. that could mean showers and thunderstorms are on the way for tomorrow.

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