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good morning. as the sunrises, so does the temperature. a brutal heat wave is upon us. we are live with tips to keep you cool. >> also new this morning, a devastating head-on crash leaves several people hurt. >> a rod's farewell tonight. yankee fans say their good-byes to the long time slugger. >> good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm rob nelson filling in for ken rosato. thanks fortuning in. t.g.i. fridays august the 12th. traffic and bill evans. >> we are looking across the park. we have sunshine and clouds, high humidity. the temperature now keeps increasing. it cooled off with a shower overnight. now we are back up to 75. isolated showers around. 77 in riggo park. 75 islip. excessive heat warning through tomorrow, really. a heat advisory, heat watch.
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the hudson river valley and northern new jersey sliding across the city, urban areas of new jersey. this is how it will feel today, tomorrow and sunday. so, you want to be careful. no one can escape the heat this weekend. 93, 94 later on today. real feel 105, 110. weather and traffic every seven minutes. she has been busy with the l.i.e. she has been lying everywhere. this is the l.i.e. and it's no lie. this is a mess. what is going on here. this is exit 58 in paterson. i saw a police vehicle go by. let's go to the maps and i can tell you what else is going on route 80 unrelated to the webcam i was showing you, near exit 19 we have an overturned dump truck. we have a couple of problems on the l.i.e., one cleared, that was eastbound near the grand central parkway and westbound at 80th street an accident one
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roadway near citi field an accident. signal problems at morris park. expect uptown delays. we have alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. lori and rob, over to you. >> all right, heather. the dog days of summer are here. temperatures are soaring into the mid-90s today but the humidity will make it feel like over 100 degrees. >> that means an extra strain on the electricity grid across the ar. diana rocco is outside the office of emergency management in brooklyn. >> day two of the heat wave. air conditioners have been working overtime. the mayor will be holding a noon news conference at the office of emergency management to talk about the heat and staying safe in the sweltering temperatures that we experienced yesterday, today and possibly tomorrow. it has been putting a strain otter power grid. yesterday con edison reached a
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year at more than 12,000 megawatts citywide. with the intense heat, which is expected to be worse than yesterday, they anticipate breaking the all time power usage record. they have hips to keeping homes cool and cutting down on power usage. >> one tip is close their blinds or close their curtains on the windows. about 40% of unwanted heat windows. that's an easy way to conserve energy. >> reporter: new york city's cooling centers will be open with extended hours through sunday. it's important to stay hydrated. limit physical activity to early morning hours or the evening hours. check on your neighbors and especially the elderly. these are common sense tips but they make a difference in this intense heat. live in downtown brooklyn, diana rocco, goes channel 7 eyewitness news. >> diana, thank you.
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lightning hit a gas main and live wires near route 94. this happened at storms passed through sussex county about 6:00 last night. the fire knocked out power for some people living nearby. crews were able to get power back up and running about four hours later. we will stream the noon press conference on the heat live at abc7ny and our mobile app. you can find more tips to stay cooling centers on our home page. this morning, a head-on crash in yonkers overnight seriously injured three people. they are at jacobi medical center in the bronx. first they had to be cut out of two mangles vehicles on palmer road. the cause is under investigation. palmer road is where a police detective was killed earlier this year when his s.u.v.
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wave of deadly bombings is not linked to islamic terrorism. four people were killed and at least ten foreigners are among those hurt. the u.s. is among countries that issued a warning usualing trammers to avoid the areas impacted by the attacks. this morning we are seeing the man police say followed a woman into her brooklyn apartment and threatened her with her own knife. new video shows the suspect with a scoo the building in williamsburg tuesday night. investigators say he followed a 27-year-old woman then forced her way in the apartment. he ran out empty handed. 57-year-old woman was the innocent victim of a shooting in the bronx. the victim was talking with a friend in the lobby of a building in mount eden when a bullet blasted through the
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figure out who fired the shot. a bronx landlord was sentenced to 25 years behind bars after being convicted of murdering his own tenant. prosecutors say they had argued weeks before the 35-year-old disappeared he was charged with her murder nearly two years later and her body was found in orange county a year later. new details on a federal parole conditions for freed israeli spy jonathan pollard. he wants to begin work as a financial analyst. the judge ruled that the parole commission did not abuse its discretion when it imposed a curfew. he was a navy intelligence research specialist before he was caught selling secrets to israel. he served 30 years behind bars.
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"time" magazine report that it threatened to take resources away from donald trump's presidential campaign to help republicans struggling in house and senate contests. a senior trump advisory borrowed a word from the vice president calling the report malarky. there is a strategy meeting today on the campaign. trump will campaign in pennsylvania where hillary clinton has a sizable lead. trump heads to sacred heart connecticut. the first one since winning the republican nod. clinton could make good on her promise to release her tax returns. meanwhile, the state department is pushing back against a trump attack. it says there was nothing inappropriate in the e-mail communication between clinton staff and foundation while she was secretary of state. you will not see alex rod rotted playing third base for his final game as a yankee in
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twice last year. he has not played the field at all this season. manager joe girardi turned down a rod's request to play against tampa bay for his finale. you will hear a new interview in a live report at 6:0. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. it's 6:08. south from our camera at 4 time's square. day. it's humid. it will be lazy, rayy to start then -- crazy to start then mean and nasty. here is our camera looking across the park. 75 is the temperature. feels like 80 to 82. a couple of showers across bergen, passaic county. brooklyn and queens, heading to nassau county. up around grand central
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hazy, stuffy in the low 90s by lunch. this afternoon humidity will feel like 105 to 110. there could be a thunderstorm. we will talk about the rest of the weekend coming up next. long island expressway is a dumpster fire. >> this is true. look at route 80. looks like a parking lot and this is because of an accident involving a tractor trailer. we head to the maps. 80 near exit 58. and a fuel spill. two lanes are closed down. if that fuel spill gets bigger, they have to close down 80 to sand the roadway. overturned dump truck. grand central parkway west citi field an accident. westbound on the l.i.e. an accident. 5 trains signal problems at morris park and street cleaning rules are in effect today citywide. lori and rob, over to you. >> thank you, heather. in new video that we got
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>> this shelter will be built over my dead body. >> emotions ran high in queens as residents lined up to make their opinions heard on a new plan for homeless housing. city officials had a meeting in maspeth to turn a hotel into a homeless shelter. >> residents are making their voice heard loud and clear. hundreds listened to a proposal to house the holiday inn. officials had a hard time detailing the plan as residents angrily spoke out against it. >> i know they are hopeless addicts. i try to preach jesus so them. no, they want their drug, methadone.
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living with extended families but instead they are putting them in these shelters and letting these irresponsibility parents continue their irresponsible ways. >> hundreds took their fight to the hotel with one person getting inside the lobby. he was taken into custody. the city says it will turn the hotel into a shelter in october. officials at a louisiana refinery say they have accounted for all employees after a massive fire. it erupted near the center of the refinery complex. there were reports that the fire could have started with an explosion or perhaps a lightning strike. there were no injuries, no evacuations around the refinery. well, today, miami health
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mosquitoes. they narrowed down the zone after three more nontravel cases florida's governor says these transmissions are happening in a one square mile neighborhood in haim. the cdc is still monitoring that area. time for a check on the accuweather forecast. >> back to bill evans. >> get ready to sweat. >> you can feel it this morning. southwest wind this morning. if you have a summer cold -- he has cough drops. he has been handing them out to me all morning long. we will start out with heat and humidity today. it will be very hot and very humid. the hottest so far of the summer. 75. look at the humidity. 94%. booya. west wind at 5 and the pressure falling. high yesterday 91 and it will get hotter. normal 83. we are looking at high
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record but close to it. 97 and 44 just after world war ii. we have nearly a tenth of an inch of rain in the park. the shower knocked the haze down. that kind of made it a steam bath. humidity is high. we sizzle through sunday. excessive heat warning in effect. that will last through tomorrow at least and extended. then the thunderstorm threat late in the afternoon as well. temperatures in the mid- to upper-70s. you feel the humidity right away. winds are out of the south today. winds are calm. mass sit and remain stagnant. unhealthy to breath. heat warning, heat advisory. shaded area south side of long island. ' you want to take the boat out today, go in the back base, inside fire island, long island sound. the wind out of the southwest will make big swells. later on today another shower and thunderstorm. we are looking at low to mid- 90s today. late in the day, pop up thunderstorm into the first part of the night.
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we start tomorrow in the low 80s. tomorrow 92, 93. pop up thunderstorm then we do it sunday. same song, fourth verse by that time. check out the real feel. the heat and humidity makes it feel like 105 to 110. right to the five boroughs and down to trenton. away from the you don't escape the heat, even out to the hamptons, twin forks that kind of thing. in the sound, 1 to 2 feet waves. rip current risk is high at the beaches. watch out for that. hot today. tomorrow a summer sizzle. we are looking at that lasting
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humid, 80 tonight. tomorrow another hot and humid day. the real feel is 105 to 110. we are looking at what will be hot and humid weather as we go into sunday. 93. real feel 105 to i want to congratulate you robert on the operation where you had the appendix removed and central air installed. >> that took a lot of work but i got it down finally. >> takes my advice. ice box. he is the ice box now. >> yes, sir. >> have a great weekend. >> thank you, guys. >> love it when he stops by, especially of a that operation he had. signal problems at morris park. uptown delays. big time delays 80 westbound site exit 5 accident involving a tractor trailer and fuel spill. two lanes are closed down.
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dump truck. then these problems on the l.i.e. west near 80th an accident blocking one lane on the main line. the ramp is closed down. grand central parkway west near citi field another accident. b.q.e. northeast near the williamsburg bridge another crash being cleared and then on to henry hudson parkway north another accident. street cleaning rules are in effect today. rob, over to you. >> heather, thank you. new video just released by hour shows the year-old man in the bronx. police say the suspect was following the man inside his building yesterday at noon when he pushed the victim down the stairs. he then kicked the man as he riffled through his pockets. police sent out a still picture that gives us a good look at the suspect face. you see it there. the victim was taken to the hospital. the son and brother of the
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gun is asking for help. the victim's family needs an emergency visa to travel from france. the family has retained a lawyer who says the police officer should not have lost possession of his gun. the lawyer is questioning the safety of the holsters used by the nypd. tonight in rio, team usa looks to continue its domination in the pool as katie ledecky swims the 800 meter free style and tries to go 4-4 for golds, that is after taking home the 22nd olympic gold medal last night in the 200 individual medley. among them, friend and teammate ryon lochte who played -- ryan lochte who placed 5th. simone manual was the first
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when she tied in first. and women's gymnastics has a new olympic champion. simone biles won gold in the women's individual all around. aly raisman followed behind with a silver. >> so many stars out of the olympics. great to see that. >> getting around the olympic village is about to get a little harder if taxi drives have their way.
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wall street it is celebrating like it's 1999. because for the first time this millennium all three major indexes finished with record highs on the same day. the gains are thanks to strong retail earnings and encouraging unemployment numbers from the
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a triple digit increase to 18,613. right now futures point to a higher open. oversees, nikkei and hong kong hang seng index gained about 1%. the announcement of macy's future played a large part in wall street's gains. macy's stock jumped 17% after revealing plans to close 100 stores. it's in an effort to compete. regular taxi drivers in rio could shut down the entire area around the olympic park today with a protest against uber. a similar protest in april brought that part of the city to a standstill for hours. the american consulate issued a warning for u.s. citizens in brazil. the cabbies say they are operating illegally and they want it shut down. new this morning, rough
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country flight. passengers tell us about the extreme turbulence that left them shaken and bruised. >> plus, a shocking attack inside riverside park.
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an accuweather alert day. extreme heat could mean
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get cranked up. >> summer storms playing a role in a crane accident that smashed part of the three world trade center tower. >> welcome, everybody, to "eyewitness news this morning" on this friday, august the 12th. t.g.i. fridays. i'm rob nelson filling in for ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. it's friday, august 12th. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and heat warning in effect. heat advisories, heat warnings and boaters, small craft advisory eastern long island, south shore and down the jersey shore. you want to boat or fish today, go inland. go away from the beach to the back base. go into the bay areas, long island side. out in the ocean it will be rough with the heat and southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. we have a shower or two around the five boroughs and up to
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in the soupy atmosphere. it will feel like 105 to 110' we are looking at 90 by noon. 94 this afternoon with the real feel out there. 105, 110. more to comfort weekend. i will tell you about it next. weather and traffic every seven minutes. looking at the 5 train. >> problems on the 5 trains. signal problems at morris park. expect uptown delays. we have this problem on 80 west near exit 58 in paterson. accident involvi and fuel spill. we have two lanes closed down. then we have this problem in allamuchy 80 eastbound, overturned dump truck. on the l.i.e. west near woodhaven boulevard, that accident is being cleared. b.q.e. northeast near the williamsburg bridge an accident. southwest near atlantic avenue another accident is being cleared away. henry hudson parkway northbound exit 20 that crash is with us. street cleaning rules are in effect today.
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you. city leaders are getting the word out today. it's not only hot but dangerously hot. as bill mentioned, excessive heat warning is in effect as temperatures crank up. eyewitness news reporter diana rock so is us. diana? >> reporter: lori, good morning. the mayor will be talking about the office of emergency management later today. in the meantime, air conditioners are running overtime and that is putting a the power grid. this is day two of the heat grid. there is a heat warning in effect for new york city and nassau county. that means with the humidity it will be a very hot day. important to take extra precaution. if you work or spend time outside, if possible reschedule strenuous activities or exercise in the early morning hours or later in the evening. where light colored lots fitting clothing and drink plenty of water.
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air-conditioning if you can. con edison reached a year maximum for high energy usage. that happened yesterday. more than 12,000 megawatts citywide. today they anticipate the all time record to be broken today. >> a lot of people in new york city. the weather has a huge impact and because it's humid and hot, means people are using thr >> cooling centers will be open through sunday and they have extended hours citywide. for information on that, call the hotline at 311. that news conference begins at the office of emergency management at noon. live in downtown brooklyn, diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news.
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daily challenges the fdny is facing. flames broke out at a home in mid wood about 6:30 last night the fire was brought under control in an hour and a half. the high temperatures were enough to cause major problems for crews. >> they are incredible. it's so hot right now. they are all out here, drinking water, wearing the heavy gear and they are just doing what they do. you have to admire them. >> was inside when the fire started. at the world trade center they will replace a pane window after it was smashed by a crane. the rooftop crane was being moved and secured as the bad weather moved in. it ripped the cable flinging it around the corner of the building and it hit the
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on the 12th floor. >> i heard it hit. >> the ball got to about the 12th floor, caught a gust of wind and hit a window on the floor. there was no injuries. >> no tenants in the building just yet. it will not be occupied until 2018. police are searching for that attacked a woman inside arrive side park on the upper west side. she put up a fight. nypd released this sketch of the suspect in last friday's predawn attack near 107th street. the 48-year-old victim was walking her dog when the suspect asked her for the time then put her in a headlock and tried to kiss her. she kicked him in the groin and bit him on the lip to get away. authorities believe the man
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likely has scratches or bruises that he suffered during the crime. police revealed that 27-year- old vanessa marcotte likely put up the fight of her life wounding her attacker before she was killed jogging in a boston suburb sunday. police are asking anyone who has seen a man that looks like he has been in a fight to give them a call. marcotte was found dead near her mother's home in a small town outside of boston. leading to the capture of karina vetrano's killer has risen to $220 million. an online fun raiser exceeded the goal of raising 200,000 in two days. the family hopes the money will encourage more people to come forward with tips as the search for her killer continues. the nypd is offering a $20,000
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rod's final -- the final countdown to a rod's final game in pinstripes. fans will take in his last game in the bronx. >> eyewitness news reporter darla miles is live at yankee stadium. darla? >> reporter: good morning, rob, lori. a rod, everybody knows, has not been on the field, has not played all year long. he was hoping to play his position, third base for the final game at yankee stadium. on tuesday and asked about the game plan and told him he would not be playing on third base but he will take the field for a big farewell ceremony at 7:00. during the game -- before the game, rather, against tampa bay. last week the yankees announced they would be releasing alex rodriguez from his contract. he will still get paid through the end of 2017 which is the end of in exchange he has to return
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however, this does not preclude him from joining another team. in fact, there is some speculation he is talking to the marlins in florida, in miami, but tonight the 41-year- old slugger says it's about his new york fans. >> they have been with me through thick and thin. i have been the menace child. i am graduating. i will thank them tomorrow. very grateful. >> reporter: tonight's game is sold out. ticket prices skyrocketed. then not so much demand. for people that attend the sold out game and the ceremony, it begins at 7:00. the yankees say you must be in your seat at 6:50 to make sure that you are there. reporting live, darla miles, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, darla, thank you. you are never more than
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and meteorologist bill evans. >> well, it's humid outside this morning. look at that. that is called soup. yes, major sweat factor involved in there today. a big swamp factor. today will be so humid. it will drive the temperature real feel up to 105, 110. 75 degrees. that is too warm for overnight hours. there is a couple of showers that popped up in westchester county, across northern nassau, north of the l.i.e. few sprinkles and a shower. soupy atmosphere. the sun will heat that up. muggy, humid. 90 to 91 at noon. 94 this afternoon. the real feel today will drive up to 105, 110. can't rule out a scattered thunderstorm this afternoon. the rest of the forecast a couple of minutes away. heather had her hands full all morning. >> busy morning, busy week,
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a look at the l.i.e. as you exit off to grand avenue, you can see the accident is on the ramp but this is backing things up to the main line. let's go to the maps. the accident is basically westbound near woodhaven boulevard near exit 19 off to grand avenue. letter 5 trains signal problems. mechanical problems here. service changes, delays as a result. 80 problem west exit 58 in paterson, accident involving a tractor trailer and fuel spill. we have our street cleani lori and rob, over to you. >> thank you, heather. this just in. a sanitation worker robbed on the job. new video of the suspect coming
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new video released by police showing the suspects accused of robbing a new york sanitation worker at gunpoint. it happened early yesterday morning on 9th avenue in borough park, brooklyn. the man was working when the
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and grabbed the worker's wallet. he took $10 then threw it back at the victim. we have new pictures and eyewitness account of how quickly things became terrifying when turbulence slammed a jet brew flight. it had to divert to south dakota when the passengers -- with the passengers pretty banged up. 22 passengers and two crew members were injured and taken to local hospitals. as you can imagine were shaken. >> almost like a bang, like we hit a wall and just dropped straight down. stuff in the aisles. people crying. >> after the injured were taken to hospitals, the rest of the passengers were put on a replacement flight. "good morning america" is up next. so is robin roberts with a look at what is ahead. hey, lori. on gma, donald trump doubling
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attack against president obama and hillary clinton calling them founders of isis. we are going to hear from our power team of political -- political team what this double down will mean for the republican nominee. the mystery surrounding what -- i'm so rory. what a rising -- i have to put my glasses on. streisdand last night. i cannot see a darn thing. tennis player says she was poisoned. we will talk to mr. mcenroe about that. and i got to tell you, we will be at the park because keith urban -- >> huge. >> he will be out there and you want to hear what he has to say and how he will sing but i got the tell you it was so worth it. barbara streisdand put on a
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should have scheduled to be off today. so you could just enjoy it. >> the thing here is that david muir is filling in for george. david was at the concert as well. >> you are in it together. >> you might want to grab a paper this morning. >> we will be right there with you. >> people that need people are the luckiest people in the world. >> well done. encore. the 5th encore last night. >> have a great show. let's check in with meteorologist bill evans. >> good morning, you guys. you will feel the humidity the moment you walk out the door. here is a look from the cameras. high humidity around 93%. see how the humidity is hanging there, hazy shot.
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temperature. the atmosphere is almost saturated. 94%. winds are blowing on the west side. 79 dyker heights and bayside queens. 79 down the jersey shore. winds are light. it has picked up between the buildings. you will feel that blowtorch wind that be will make the heat and humidity just take off today. that's why we have a heat warning in effect. heat advisory. down the jersey shore, atlantic, small craf knots with higher gusts later on. a couple of showers going across this morning. more showers and thunderstorms will build this afternoon with the heat. we are in the low 90s. a couple of thunderstorms up the hudson river valley. a few creep across. it won't cancel the game or delay the game. tomorrow we have another shower or thunderstorm popping up.
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feel with the heat and humidity, 105 to 110. most of the area besides that is 100 to 105. twin forks still at 95. boating forecast, small craft advisory. waves 3 to 5 feet in the atlantic. you want to boat, go inland to the bays. ho humid today scattered thunderstorm. 94 today. real feel 105 to 110. spotty storm tonight. then tomorrow we have a very hot day with 95 as the temperature. 105 to 110 is the real feel. accuweather forecast the next seven days, 93 sunday. we will be looking at 89 monday and looking at cooler temperatures next week. hey, bar keep, i would like a
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my friend here. there you go. free ice for everybody on me today. >> sounds good. >> buckets of ice? let's get it going. >> that woman didn't know what was going on. >> she didn't know how to respond. ice? what is ice? >> stay cool out there. heather, what is going on. >> a bunch of problems with the subways. 5 trains, 2, 4 and 5 mechanical changes as a result. l.i.e. westbound crash still with us. 80 going on to the westbound side exit 58 an accident involving a tractor trailer and fuel spill. we have one lane getting by. b.q.e. southwest at atlantic avenue an accident. northeast at the williamsburg bridge another crash is being
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parkway an accident. the hutch at the drawbridge a crash is being cleared. alternate sides are in effect. rob, over to you. >> heather, thank you. there are nearly two dozen dogs now looking for forever homes after being rescued from a sweltering car in the bronx. the 22 puppies were found with a 54-year-old woman inside the mercedes benz s.u.v. parked in pelham bay yesterday afternoon. the woman was taken to the hospital some of the dogs required immediate care. they are all going to be put up for adoption by rescue groups. if you are heading to lower manhattan this weekend, better leave your car at home.
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big head's up tomorrow manhattan. >> a 60 square block area of lower manhattan will be closed to traffic as part of the new shared streets program. pedestrians and cyclists can explore the historic streets from the brooklyn bridge to battery park from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. this weekend's city summer street event runs from central park to brooklyn bridge. >> lots going on. you can have the state fair
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kitchen as hose steel launches frozen deep fried twinkies. >> yum. >> the treat will be available at walmart starting today. original golden and chocolate flavors. >> what is golden flavor. >> they are battered and fried before being frozen. that means all you have to do is pop it in the oven, toaster oven or frying pan, not the microwave. you got yourself a deep fried treat. >> wow. >> well, get ready for a lot more hea today and throughout the weekend. >> we will be sweltering under sun and humidity. it will feel like the triple digits. another check on the introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on.
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and late nights. for the love. ?? new video shows a brutal attack on a 74-year-old man in the bronx. the suspect threw the man down a flight of stairs after following him into the building rifled through his pockets but didn't steal anything. if you see the man, you are asked to call police. police are searching for the man that attacked a woman inside riverside park on the upper west side. she did put up a fight many the nypd released that sketch you see of the suspect in last friday's predawn attack. maybe we will get that up. near 107th street. she was walking her dog when
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to kiss her. she kicked him in the groin and bit him on the lip. that gave her enough time to get away. his true diehard fans are counting down the hours. they won't see alex rodriguez playing third base tonight for his final game as a yankee. a rod started at third base twice last year. he has not played the field at all this season. manager joe girardi turned down bay. it will be sweltering hot for his final game. a special ceremony will give him a chance to thank fans for his support throughout his ups and downs. >> another end of an era for the yankees. traffic? >> it's a mess. 80, you can see the activity, 58 in paterson. tractor trailer accident. l.i.e. going westbound near 84th street, right side of your
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southwest into the area of atlantic avenue. another accident is being cleared away. we can take a look at what is going on heading to the maps. 5 train signal problems, 2, 4, 5 trains mechanical problems. the list goes on and on and on. >> just what you want to hear on a friday. >> ac turned up on those cars. >> definitely. hope it's turned on in the subway cars. >> doing this. sorry. keeping it real. >> here is how the weekend shapes up. there you go. the. >> oh, my gosh. >> hazy, hot and humid. feels like 105 to 110, as well as tomorrow. sizzle into sunday. take frequent breaks. have a great weekend. >> that's the news for now. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm lori stokes. thanks for starting your morning with us. we are back in 25 minutes with
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good morning, america. >> oh. >> best in the world. simone biles soaring to new heights in rio with the touch. her teammate, aly raisman, right by her side with silver as america's golden boy does it again. 22nd gold leaving the competition in his wake. >> oh, baby, it's time to come home, michael. >> and simone manuel making history in the pool. >> manuel is going to do it. >> tying for gold this an epic day for team usa. also breaking overnight an emergency landing. at least two dozen rushed to the hospital when a jetblue flight hits severe turbulence. passengers and luggage thrown

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