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in custody. we are live in suffolk county with the details. two members of team usa swim team pulled off their plane in rio as questions mount over an alleged gunpoint robbery. and the event bringing hillary clinton back to new york today. good morning everybody. i'm tony yates in for lori stokes. and i'm ken rosato. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather an beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the accu-weather forecast. >> reporter: ken thank you for the coffee this morning and the bagel and the cream keys and the lobster thermidor. west 66th street columbus avenue. wet sidewalks, showers around this morning. we are looking at comfortable temperatures here. 73, a northeast wind at about 8 miles per hour. 72 crazy wild from toms river
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scattered. the back edge is east of scranton. those will slide through in the next hour or two and then good old sunshine is off to our west. we'll have a lot of that this afternoon with temperatures in the mid-80s. a great night tonight and a great start to your weekend, which we'll talk about next. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. heather is going to look at the trends for you. >> reporter: updating transit, path trains no major issue. long island railroad, jersey okay. local only 42nd street, c, street ferry suspended once again today. they are doing repairing. new york waterway take that there pier 11 to jersey city and path lines are doing just fine. heading onto the new jersey turnpike north bay extension east of exit 14 that is an accident being cleared away. looking at the grand central parkway westbound near the l.i.e. another accident being cleared.
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investigation in elizabeth and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. ken over to you. heather thank you. 6:02 this morning. a suffolk county man is facing murder charges in his own mother's death. police say he drownedler in their backyard pool in the quiet hamlet of cold spring harbor. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live with what police are saying about this crime. diana? >> reporter: ken it is a crime that is hard to imagine. it has certainly rattled this quiet long community this morning. police are saying a beloved mother is dead, killed at the hands of her own son. and this morning, 23-year-old dennis cullen jr. is in police custody hours after 63-year-old elizabeth cullen was found on the family property yesterday afternoon. the victim comes, we've learned, from a military
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father were generals. cullen was intentionally drowned in the backyard pool. when police arrived they found her body in the backyard near the pool house. cullen's son was not home at the time but it does appear he contacted a family member to confess the crime. he returned last night immediately arrested. >> police received a call about a possible intentional drowning and found the deceased, later determined to be elizabeth cullen in the backyard. >> reporter: so cullen is now charged with second degree murder. police have not said why cullen killed his mother. they have not yet discovered a motive. this is all still under investigation. diana rocco channel 7 eyewitness news. developing this morning, three olympic swimmers are set to speak with police from rio
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robbed at gunpoint. they were pulled from their flights home and detained. the men were with ryan lochte when lochte says they were stopped and robbed. overnight they were released with local authorities with the understanding they would continue their discussions with authorities thursday. they intend to make further statements on thursday. we will for you ahead at 6:30. 6:04. breaking news out of turkey. six people are dead. this is new video of the scene. the attacks happened hours apart in two eastern cities. four of the dead are police officers. one of the attacks was pinned on eye kurdish terrorist group that recently launched a violence campaign against
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without bail after being arraigned on first degree murder charges. investigators do not know his motive in the murders of imam and farrah o deem. last night muslim lamar advertising met in jamaica to discuss the murders and held an emergency meet ago lightning side relatives of the victims. although prosecutors have not identified a muslims believe those were targeted because of their religion. >> we want to make sure the perpetrator is brought to justice and the full force of the law is applied to him. we want to make sure this is classified as a hate crime. >> reporter: police say a gun found in the home does match the weapon used to commit the murders. donald trump says more terror attacks will take place because of the way the obama
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trump describes as quote politically correct. the republican candidate spoke out during a fox news town hall in milwaukee. he criticized president obama and his rival, hillary clinton, for the way the u.s. withdrew troops from iraq. trump called the move spring break said it led directly to isis being formed and we are letting thousands and thousands of his people come into our country. we have no idea who they are, where they come from, there is no ape work. the thousands and yesterday trump met with his national security team at trump tower hours before attending his first classified briefing at the fbi headquarters in lower manhattan. he received information on threats like isis but was not briefed on covert action details. today hillary clinton will be in new york city. meanwhile documents delivered by the fbi to congress
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public. the senate judiciary committee chair is calling for unclassified documents to be turned over to the public. the release could give voters their own per suspect stiff of the e-mail scandal. clinton was campaigning in cleveland. paul mccartney tweeted this picture of the two of them together writing she is with me. the presidential candidate made a stop at quicken loans arena the picture has been retweeted and liked 10,000 plus times. 6:07. mayor de blasio is announcing plans for one of the largest investments to the city's parks since he took office. he will outline today exactly how the $150 million will be spent. it will be split among five parks, one in each borough. the money will create new running and hiking path as long with soccer fields and water
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and traffic. here's our camera in rutherford, new jersey looking over from the swamps across 1 and 9. we are looking at cloudy skies and showers as we look across the tidal wet land. as the trucks are roaming by they are getting busy out there this morning we'll be out there so join us. 73 degrees, showers around long river valley here right down the hudson river, the back edge of that inn eastern pennsylvania of the that pushes through. we'll have sunshine breaking out midday. grab the umbrella if you are going out the door right now. a few sprinkles, popping up, drizzle that sort of thing. temperatures in the low 80s by lunch time. sunny breaks this afternoon, mid-80s, pretty sunset
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minutes away from weather and traffic. a slow roadway right there. >> reporter: we do. this is the new jersey turnpike north bay extension coming eastbound out of the new jersey turnpike polls off 78 off the turnpike by exit 14 and heading east on the newark bay extension onto the newark bay bridge, you can see traffic is slow, but we did have an earlier accident the accident has been cleared. let's go over to our maps and talk you about what is happening with long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north, all doing okay. work at 42nd street has been completed. c, street suspended. mechanical problems. new york waterway use that between pier 11 and jersey city, hoboken. this is free for you at 6:45 and at 8:20. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. over to you. heather thank you. 60:00. still ahead this morning an arrest in a frightening sex attack thanks to quick thinking new york city cops.
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of cruise ship passengers literally jumping into the water off puerto rico to escape that ship. and hurtling into victory.
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500 people aboard a caribbean ferry when it caught fire yesterday morning. -- it ignited. nobody was seriously hurt. a medical examiner found that 18-year-old paul o'neal died of a single gunshot wound to the back. this was an incident caught on camera last month. o'neal rammed head on into a squad car. police fired at him when he ran away on foot. one officer thought o'neal this fired but he was unarmed.
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died last night after she suffered burns to 90% of her body. as we told you yesterday morning a 5-year-old girl was critically injured in the fire as well. she died at the hospital. the girl's mother is still recovering. other people who lived in the three-story home jumped from windows to escape the flames. police say the two people who are charge with murdering a woman who vanished in new jersey actually tried to kill her once before. andre harris and jennifer to kill julius. her body was found tuesday night buried in the backyard of a home from long branch owned by harris. >> i just want to know why. it just can't be no stupid reason. you have to have a reason why. >> no we know. it was a little glimmer of hope for awhile. but now we know and harris and sweeney are also charged with
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say they shot rita and her child back in november. target is expanding its bathroom policies after threats of a boycott over transgender rights. target will spend $20 million to create a third option, a single toilet private stall. the company says it is responding to objections about its policy of allowing transgender customers to use the bathroom of their choice. 6:15. it is time to check the accu- forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans outside our studios on the upper west side. >> reporter: good morning to you. puddles at intersections here on the west side on the brand new intersections they have redone here, there is puddles of water. we are continuing see showers around parts of the area so grab an umbrella. we'll have a few showers up the hudson river valley, long island, jersey shore here. the last of the rain is starting to enter western new jersey. this morning we look into the sunrise this morning where we
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of a sunrise. calm winds, 90% humidity and showers. 85 was the high yesterday. 83 is normal. three hundredths of an inch of rain. humidity increases tomorrow and saturday but it will be sunny and we are shower-free. some thunderstorms could come in sunday night into monday. a big game changer for the weather next week to the cooler drier side. this morning a good day, our quality pollen count is going next pollen that comes in will be ragweed next month. 73, 74, 75, 76-degree weather looking good here. winds mostly out of the southwest and northwest. looking at a calm wind in both spots. the showers we are talking about, suffolk county, fairfield, you see the line of the end of it is from duchess ulster, sullivan back toward eastern sections of pennsylvania.
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is great. you know, fishermen, boaters, a lot of that going on this week. a southeast wind even for those at the currents. your weekend, berkshires, catskills, 80 on saturday. jersey shore, watch for a thunderstorm late in the day sunday, and the hamptons far enough east on sunday that the showers do not get there until late sunday night. and 85. tonight is a great night. 74 warmer than normal. tomorrow sunshine and clouds friday. humidity comes back a little bit around 88 degrees. here is your accu-weather 7-day forecast. we have sunshine and clouds saturday. 87. sunday there is that chance of a thunderstorm late in the day. that is the system that brings in cooler, drier air. really nice, beautiful weather choosing wednesday next week.
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grab an umbrella. you won't need it later on today. have a great day. thank you bill. over to heather, check out the commute. right behind me, you can see the bqe where it links up with the prospect expressway. we have an accident causing very heavy delays. let's head over to our maps and talk about long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north all running on or close to schedule. dtrain, some -- d, problems. new york waterway take that between pier 11 and jersey city hoboken. we also have the garden state parkway southbound ramp, there is a disabled vehicle on the ramp causing some delays so if you are heading down the shore, keep that in mind. new jersey turnpike looks like that accident has cleared away, and another problem on the grand central parkway westbound
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things are looking once again on the inbound side, as it links up with the prospect. street cleaning rules are in effect. went over to you. bolt goes for his third gold in rio in tonight's 200- meter race. it was the women's 100 meters hurdles that saw a sweep from team usa. took gold. the women's beach volleyball team won't leave rio without a medal. they rallied for a prongs in last night's match against brazil. this was walsh jennings fourth olympics and she has won gold three times. a big win over argentina. the 105-78 win came with a few close calls for the u.s. who has not lost a game in the
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silver cup north studio in the south bronx yesterday. it is the third production facility in the city. silver cup got a $1.6 million state grant to help with that construction the renovations and the new equipment purchases. we are closing in on 6:30. developing on long island, police filed murder charges against a son, accused of drowning his mother in their backyard pool. we are hearing from police in suffolk county ahead in a live report. and we are looking at this, links up. we have an accident two lanes are closed down. i'll tell you more about that. not a really good beach morning but maybe beach afternoon? >> reporter: yeah the jersey shore would be a great place to go later on from asbury park to point pleasant. a couple of showers are around this morning. we'll breakdown your weekend forecast coming up as well as
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mother. live with new reaction from the case. a double shooting leaves a teenager dead in the bronx, his killer nowhere to be found this morning. questions over the alleged robbery in rio involving ryan lochte. two of his teammates will have to answer to police about this growing scandal. good morning i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm tony yates, in for lori stokes. beginning with meteorologist bill evans. >> reporter: a couple of is the jackie onassis reservoir looking out toward laguardia. 73, cloudy, northeast winds. 76 around jfk. 74 islip. 72 down the jersey shore. showers suffolk county up huntington, eastward all the way out to the twin forks around shelter island, montauk, coastal connecticut showers
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showers. sun breaks out midday. a nice afternoon, mid-80s. the weekend i'll give you everything you need to know in great detail. weather then heather every 7 minutes. we have good news to report. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north everything okay there. subways look good. c, street ferry suspended once again because of mechanical problems. new york waterway between pier 11 to jersey city hoboken, that is the in 15 minutes hurry up quick. and 8:20. then we are looking at the l.i.e. westbound exit 20, that accident just about cleared away. we still have a delay however as you go through the spot. getting into the prospect expressway, that is another accident being cleared away. onto the garden state parkway an accident southbound ramp, a disabled vehicle but an
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effect. ken over to you. 6:31. suffolk county police shutting down streets overnight after a 63-year-old woman was found dead. authorities say she was drowned by her own son and this morning he is facing murder charges. police held a rare late night news conference to update us on this case that has shocked the community. diana rocco has the latest from cold spring harbor. diana? >> reporter: tony ken -t appears that 23-year-old son may have actually called another family member to confess what had done. this crime has simply sent shockwaves through this quiet long island community. it was here yesterday police found 63-year-old elizabeth cullen. she was dead when they arrived on the family's property yesterday and this morning 23- year-old dennis cullen jr., her son, is in police custody. he was arrested at the family's home a short time after his mother was found. police say just before 4:00
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drowned in the family swimming pool at 70 white hill road. when they arrived they found her body near the pool house. cullen's son was not home at the time but it appears this morning he did contact a family member, possibly his sister, and tell her what he had done. he returned to the residence a short time later and was immediately arrested by police. >> when we were processing the scene, again, we arrived approximately 4:15 p.m. while we were processing the scene, that is when he returned and we placed him under arrest immediately. that was at approximately 5:50 p.m. >> reporter: cullen has been in police custody since last night. police say it is not clear why he may have killed his mother. he is now charged with second degree murder. diana rocco channel 7 eyewitness news. 6:32. new this morning the search is on for a gunman who shot and
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a 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest and killed and a 21- year-old man was shot in the stomach and critically wounded. if you have any information, you are asked to call police. 6:33. a sex offender with an extensive rap sheet has been arrested in the rain of a woman in brooklyn. police say michael mann sexually assaulted a 27-year- old woman at knifepoint. this happened on tuesday. after that attack, police a mann actually called them to complain about his roommate. when police showed up mann when they noticed his red sneakers matched the description of a rain suspect they were looking for. from the pool to the police station, two members of the american swim team had their trip to the rio olympics extended unexpectedly. they were pulled off their plane at the last minute to answer questions about a gunpoint robbery reported by gold medalist
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darla miles has more. >> reporter: the two swimmers are expected to speak to authorities at some point today. they had actually already cleared customs when they were detained. the decision came after a brilliant judge saw video of them returning the morning after the alleged incident as if absolutely nothing was wrong. new video shows american swimmers leaving the rio after being detained by police. the two were pulled off their flight back to the u.s. last night. investigators looked into their claims they were robbed at gunpoint sunday night. [speaking in a foreign language] >> reporter: their attorney spoke in portuguese, saying there was confusion between the judge and police. the robbery allegations first came from ryan lochte, who says the men were out late after the last of the swimming events,
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police officers. >> the guy pulled out his gun, cocked it, put it to my forehead. he said get down. i put my hands up and i was like whatever. >> reporter: but lochte's story has changed and brilliant authorities found little evidence to -- brazillian authorities found little evidence to support it. and ordered passports seized but lochte had already left for the u.s. the three others agreed to stay in brazil and cooperate with the investigation. lochte was scheduled to leave wednesday and again he admits he changed part of his original story but said he did not make this incident up. he says he spoke with rio police before he left the country and they didn't seem to
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to leave the safety of olympic village after reports of another robbery. a member of the british team was held up at gunpoint. it is not clear who the victim was. he or she is not hurt but they are shaken from the incident. 6:36. we are learning more about the u.s. payment flown to iran when american prisoners were freed. the wall street journal details the timing. it says the cargo plane carrying the cash was only allowed to take off fr geneva airport when a swiss air port plane carrying the freed americans left iran. the handling raises questions as the obama administration says the payment was not ransom. 19-year-old steven regatta was arraigned yesterday.
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up to the 21st floor before police were able to grab him and pull him inside. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. it is 6:37. here we go. good visibility past the verrazano narrows bridge here. a couple of showers still around though, if you are going out the door grab the umbrella. showers have left the five boroughs but they are still hangout around long island, coastal connecticut and a few left across jersey here. you see no rain back to our west on the radar. sunny breaks today, out the door you go with an umbrella right now. sunshine by midday, lunch time temperature 82 degrees. looking at really nice weather for the afternoon, and we'll get a lot of sunshine and we'll have a comfortable afternoon, not all that humid. temperatures in the mid-80s, a beautiful sunset coming up. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. it is weather then heather
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an accident inbound at the prospect, but news copter 7 made it up over the prospect and the combination. john del giorno, what is it actually there? >> reporter: it is indeed an accident. good morning heather. there is your big view of the approach into new york city from brooklyn. this looks to be a box truck and a car that got tangled up in a minor accident. the problem is they are blocking two lanes here so two out of the four lanes on the service. you can see people trying to snake around this accident. this is just before the split for the bqe and the brooklyn battery tunnel. so as you can imagine now, bumper to bumper, really a standstill delay that stretches all the way down. heather looks like this delay begins all the way down to fort hamilton parkway. >> you know you can move the cars off to the side of the
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street ferry suspended because of mechanical problems. pier 1 to jersey city hoboken, that is the way to go. free service right now in about 5 minutes and at 8:20 this morning. we are also taking a look at what is happening here on the garden state parkway southbound ramp to exit 145, ai one car spinout and farther south you have a disabled vehicle. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. ken over to you. heather thank you still ahead this morning a fast moving wildfire claiming more ground in the mountains outside los angeles. as we learn more about the man accused of sparking another wildfire out west. less than a week after a scare that paralyzed traffic at kennedy airport top are asking what really
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is that developing out west a massive wildfire continues to threaten communities as it sweeps through an area east of los angeles. the blue cut fire has burned through more than 25,000 acres as of this morning it is only 4% contained. 1300 firefighters are on the ground, and aggressive water drop operations are expected to continue today.
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even know yet how many homes and businesses have been destroyed. and bail has been set at $5 million for a suspected cereal arsonist accused ever -- serial arsonist accused of sparking a wildfire. he is accused of setting 13 fires in one year. prosecutors say some of those fires were started on the same day. the most recent was the clayton wildfire which is still burning. he has denied any involvement in all of the woman accused of killing her twin sister is facing new charges after police say she was driving drunk in upstate new york. alexandria duval was pulled over. duval previously faced charges after a crash in hawaii that killed her twin sister. she was released by a judge who determined there was no probable cause for a murder charge. governor cuomo and mayor de
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of the false alarm at jfk airport. a loud celebration sunday was mistakenly taken as a shooting. police are being criticized for the panic that happened as a result of all of this. authorities are now asking why officers didn't try to restore calm once they realized there was no threat. >> i want a full review of what and i'm putting together a multi-agency team of state officials who will then review the response to see how we make it better. >> the union representing port authority police says the responding officers were doing what they were trained to do. >> 6:44. "good morning america" is coming up next. robin roberts live in times square. good morning to you. >> reporter: to you as well ken. breaking overnight we have been following your coverage of the two u.s. swimmers who were
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detained in rio. ryan lochte as we know is back here in the u.s. did he and his teammates mislead authorities? dan abram is his going to join us this morning to weigh in. scorching wildfires, hundreds of firefighters battling the blaze, we are live there with what is going on. and switching gears we have an olympic gold medalist joining us. did you hear live. >> looks like we are going to have to go down to times square. >> you know, touch him for me. >> i'll do that. he is on a mission to help thousands of kids in his beloved hometown of akron, ohio where my mother grew up. we are going to talk to him about that and a whole lot more here on "gma." 6:45. checking with meteorologist bill evans.
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nice long look at this. johnny is over brooklyn looking back over lower manhattan. see the clouds there to the north and east. you get a nice look at manhattan there governor's island in the lower left and a good picture of the battery and the brooklyn bridge and the ninth street, good visibility here. between 800 and 1200 feat beautiful shot. in high definition. we have clouds and showers looking at a few more of those for a couple more hours. 90% humidity, 73 degrees the temperature. yesterday's high was 85, 83 is normal. 7:49 the sunset, it is going to be pretty. showers continue for a few more hours this morning. thunderstorms come in sunday evening. big game changer for next week when it is going to be cool and
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start of school. good air quality index a 9. mid 70s right now. 72 down the jersey shore. we are looking at a light to calm wind, not much of that out there the wind will start developing, kind of pick up out of the west northwest later on. showers coastal connecticut, long island, the back edge ever that is eastern pennsylvania, western jersey. clearing skies to our west. and you'll see this afternoon guidance is showing 83 to 85 with a pop-up shower. go on and say there is a 10, 20% chance that have. tomorrow morning we start off in the 70s, a lot of sunshine tomorrow. upper 80s boating forecast, at two feet the waves. a cloudy sky this morning. winds out of the southeast. as the fishermen say winds out of the east the fish bite the
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your catskills, amount tongs on saturday, a great day. catskills jersey shore sunday. sunday night out toward the eastern end. 85 today sunshine this afternoon. 74, a nice summer's evening, tonight we kick off the weather weekend, saturday 88 degrees. sunday much of the day is dry, a mixture of a few clouds and storms. boy next week is get. lor humidity. we are getting going this morning. kind of a busy morning on the upper west side. got the working man out here this morning. making it clean here on the upper west side i don't good job. i saw them leaving. back at you. let's check in with heather. >> reporter: we have this accident on the inbound expressway near the prospect. and we have news copter 7 up above, john del giorno showing
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this is the car. if these cars are drivable they should push them off. it is causing delays back to at least fort hamilton parkway. let's go over to the web cam now. we have an accident on the garden state parkway ramp. if you take the george washington bridge delays 5 to 10 minutes. your next free ferry will be at 8:20. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken over to you. 6:49. former new york city mayor michael bloomberg is taking on a new job with the un. he will serve as the global ambassador for the world health
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technician see the problem over your smartphone. only from fios. . 6:56. murder, accused of intentionally drowning his mother in their backyard. 23-year-old dennis cullen jr. was arrested nearly two hours after his mother's body was found in cold spring harbor. 63-year-old elizabeth cullen's body was found and dennis cullen arrived at the home. police are searching for a killer after a deadly double shooting in the bronx. police are at the scene on
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where a 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest and killed and a 21-year-old man was shot in the stomach, critically wounded. if you have information call police. developing this morning three olympic swimmers are set to speak with police in rio de janeiro. new video shows swimmers leaving the rio airport after being pulled from their flights home and detained. the men were with ryan lochte when lochte says they were the u.s. yesterday. big delays john del giorno in news copter 7 over brooklyn. good morning. >> reporter: bad news for those folks coming in from staten island, this is a big delay on the expressway. you can see what seems to be a minor accident inbound just before the split for the bqe and the brooklyn battery tunnel. it is a truck about car. they have been out here now for about 45 minutes to an hour.
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blocked. waiting for the police to show up, but only two lanes are open. these delays now bumper to bumper stand still volume begin all the way back at the verrazano bridge so allow extra time coming across the bridge from staten island into brooklyn this morning. john del giorno. >> they could move that right off the road. i was talking to a police officer once. as long as the cars are everybody will rubberneck anyway. l.i.e. an accident on the ramp to the grand central parkway. everybody is slowing down to take a peek at that. we have this delay john del giorno was just above with the expressway bqe combination jam packed. heading over to our maps. mechanical problems downtown trains running with delays as a
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mechanical problems. use new york waterway between pier 11 free service ace at 8:20 this morning. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north doing okay. and the garden state parkway ram 7 exit 145 a one car spinout. c, street got a new motor. >> they need to borrow your boat. cloudy skies and still left over showers here. winds northeast at 8. we are at 72. sunset park. reporter: 75. bridgeport 75 low and mid 70s. hudson river valley, western jersey those get out of the way by 9:00. sun breaks out, really great afternoon. 87 saturday. great getting into the weekend a chance of a thunderstorm late sunday. thank you very much. that is the news for now. i'm ken rosato. more local news traffic and
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good morning, america. breaking overnight two u.s. swimmers pulled off a plane in brazil by police held for hours and rio. facing questions about that alleged robbery at gunpoint. the videotape now at the heart of the investigation. did ryan lochte and his te teammates mislead authorities about that alleged robbery? the chaos in california. >> this is nuts. fire on both sides of me. >> 29 major fires raging in the west scorching thousands of acres. one just 60 miles outside los angeles. now more than 1,500 firefighters battling the blaze facing new red flag warnings this morning. terror at sea. more than 500 people told to abandon a passenger ship after a fire breaks out on board. passengers evacuating down emergency slides.

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