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this is new york's number one news, channel 7 eyewitness news, with michelle charlesworth, and rob nelson, and amy freeze with the exclusive accuweather forecast. morning. breaking nows now -- now at 6:00 a.m. what we know about the victim and the ongoing search for the person who opened fire. and several people shot at a house party in bridgeport. right now, there is a massive police presence on the scene. we'll tell you what we know. good morning, everybody. it is early on this sunday, august 21st. live shot of lower manhattan. sun beginning to come up. enjoy the dryness while it
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bit of rain on our parade today. >> look at those clouds out there. >> it's coming. happy sunday, i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. welcome to eyewitness news this sunday morning. >> it was one of those mornings. oh, my gosh. i have done this morning show for four days in a row. the fifth day, it was like, i woke up late. >> every morning anchor has been there. am i supposed to be. it happened this morning. >> and amy freeze is here, too, and umbrellas out, right? >> absolutely. you're going to need rain gear at some time today. from midtown to the empire state building. trying to get down to the battery with the visibility. the drapes are pulled down over one world trade. the cloud ceiling is low at this point. i'm not going to rule out a break of sunshine that could help the temperatures get
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the mid-80s. we currently have 77 degrees, and we are going to be tracking showers through parts of the day. it did not cool off last night. it was muggy throughout the area. a bit of a breeze in some places, but temperatures already reading in the upper 70s. won't make it difficult into the mid-80s today. not a lot happening. clouds are trying to force their way in. a lot of moisture in the atmosphere, and all the rain today is moving through central pennsylvania through the wet into the weekend any way you look at it. temperatures will stay in theup 70s and low 80s. we'll go today for a forecast high in the mid-80s. that's as warm as it gets. we'll talk about the refreshing air mass behind the rain. it's all coming up in the accuweather 7-day forecast. i'll see you then. turning to breaking news out of bridgeport, connecticut. several people have been hurt after a house party turned violent. police say multiple people were shot early this morning.
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their injuries. it's not clear exactly what the conditions are of those victims. of course we'll continue to update you throughout the morning on air and online at abc7ny.com. more breaking news this morning this time out of manhattan. police are looking for the shooter who opened fire on the street in harlem, killing a 61- year-old woman who police believe was simply an innocent bystander. kristin thorne is live on the hour. >> reporter: police have identified the woman as 61-year- old odessa sims. she lived two blocks from where this happened. police say it was around 11:45 last night. she was out on the street, hanging out with her husband, they tell us, possibly playing dominoes around 144th and lenox av, when someone came and shot her. she was shot in the neck and
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where she was pronounced dead. police say sims was not the intended target and they are not saying whether they have any suspects at this time. we're live in harlem, i'm kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. new video just in, a taxi cab and another car crashed. the taxi appears to have jumped a curb near bodega, leaving the flower display in shambles. this happened near west 74th walking along the street was injured. it's not clear what caused the accident or if anyone in the cars was hurt. a 55-year-old woman is set to be arraigned for the death of her 9-year-old stepdaughter. killing her on friday. the little girl was found dead inside an empty bathtub in the richmond hill home. many family members told eyewitness news core would talk about her stepmother beating
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girl, but the medical examiner needs to determine the cause of death. three men in new jersey are recovering in the hospital after being shot. it happened last night at a gas station in chancellor and maple avenues. all three victims are expected to survive. police have not released a motive behind the shooting but are continuing to investigate several leads. also, we are learning more about the passenger who was killed when one new jersey transit bus collided with another. 49-year-old jesse rc newark was riding on the bus that was t-boned in this horrific crash early friday morning in newark. authorities say she was rushed to the hospital but died several hours later. the grandmother of three was simply on her way to work. >> the light of her life were her grand kids. she was just a grandma, you know, and she was a hard worker. she got up every day, six days a week to work.
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hospitalized today. the other bus, which was empty at the time was driven by a 27 year veteran of new jersey transit. that driver, 70-year-old joseph barthelas passed away in the crash. the accident remains under investigation. the bronx power has been restored to all powers who lost electricity after the storm passed through. down power lines. the outage affected nearly 1200 customers in and around pelham gardens. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning. donald trump continues to try and court minority voters. this morning, reaction from civil rights activists activists and why his opponents are questioning the move. it is a cloudy start here in the accuweather center. we are tracking the temperatures first and it's a warm beginning.
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suicide attack. it's believed isis or kurdish extremists are to blame. we have tragic news about the boy's whose image has become the image of devastation, his older brother died after an air strike destroyed the family's home. their parents and survived. five other children died from the same attack. and turning to some political news now in the race for the white house. apparent shift in his campaign. the republican candidate making a new appeal to african- american and hispanic voters, but his opponents are already questioning and criticizing the move. eyewitness news anchor sandra bookman has more. >> i want our party to be the home of the african-american voter once again. >> reporter: at a rally in virginia, donald trump called
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boost its traditionally lagging outreach efforts with black voters. it comes a day after trump urged african-americans to give them a chance. >> what do you have to lose, you're living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs. 58 percent of your youth is unemployed. >> reporter: and made this bold prediction. >> at the end of four years, i guarantee you that i will get african- american vote. i promise you. >> reporter: but the latest polling shows trump with just 2% of the african-american vote. his comments sparked swift criticism. hillary clinton tweeted this is so ignorant it's staggering and today civil rights activist, reverend al sharpton challenged the sincerity. >> you have been in new york,
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the issues in the city you got your big tower. >> reporter: trump's surrogates are defending him. >> he's going to be criticized but the important thing is he's starting to reach out. >> reporter: trump and his team are looking to win over minorities in this increasingly contentious race, and met with the new hispanic advisory board, a move republicans hope can provide a big boost with that demographic. sara and today donald trump's new campaign manager will join george stephanopoulos on this week. that's right here on channel 7 at 10:00 a.m. also coming up in our 7:00 hour, abc news' political analyst, matt dow joins us for more insight. more news now, thousands of convicted felons will get back
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to vote. the governor of virginia is restoring the rights of 13000 felons, this comes after a different order in april restored voting rights for 200,000 felons which included sex offenders and convicted murder. republicans took mccullof, he will work to restore rights for the remaining 200,000. a college students and their parents, a warning from the irs to be on alert about scammers demanding payment for a fake federal tax. channel 7 eyewitness abc's -- abc's rebecca jarvis reports a very convincing call. >> this is an automated message by the internal revenue service. >> reporter: it's the new scam targeting parents and college
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my full name. he knew where i went to school. he knew the area that i lived in. >> reporter: the thieves, irs impersonators demanding payments over the phone for fake taxes like federal student tax. >> i needed to pay right away or i would be taken into court. >> reporter: in three years, american families conned over $45 million by irs phone scams. california, new york and texas among the hardest hit states. the irs reminding taxpayers tonight it will never call to demand immediate payment over the phone, ask for your credit or debit card numbers over the phone or threaten to bring you to local police. >> that was abc's rebecca jarvis reporting. good news, good information. straight ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, donations pour in for baton rouge police officers displaced
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. people across several states are working to help the victims of flooding. the community came together to impacted by this. flood victims unloaded the trucks and helped pass out countless supplies, some items coming in specifically for impacted police. more than 100 officers have been displaced by the flooding. crews are working to put together care packages for them to thank them and to show their support. an estimated 40,000 homes impacted by flooding throughout
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response. >> massive, massive amount of water. >> it's unreal. >> they call it, and you'll appreciate it, a once in a thousand year storm, so that means like every year there's a .01% chance of a storm like this coming, and 2016 happened to be the year where the dice rolled that way, tragically. >> one in a thousand chances each year for something like that to happen, and you know, it's just water finds a way, even people who don't live in flood prone areas are seeing water like they have never en >> a quarter of the people have flood insurance. you can imagine the up hill battle. >> talking about a lot of water to quickly, sometimes in relationships you want to talk about the problems of the past. other times we don't. do we want to revisit the showers yesterday that we didn't advertise that well. >> i did caught in one. amy said it wasn't coming until sunday. >> the majority did dodge them. the folks that got caught really got caught in down
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in long island. a little micro climate, tough to predict. tough to handle, especially if you were outdoors when this happened. we wish we could make it perfect every time. if you got caught in it, i apologize. looking down south into the batteries, visibility in some cases. 77 degrees is the current number in central park. what happened is sort of temperatures and winds had the collision on long island and those two coming together over the islands spelled huge were able to ring 1 to 3 inches out of as far as rainfall went. i'll show you the numbers. thunder showers expected today with a cold front. this is one we can time. we can see the front on the map. we can look at it coming in. we have a good handle on it. something like the set up yesterday had a lot to do with wind and temperatures, and we don't have reporting stations in every single location. sometimes it's tough to see those coming. storms, 5:00 p.m. to midnight. you have most of the day, that's just okay.
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have to dodge the storms. breezy and cooler behind the next system coming in. here are the numbers. call verifiton --calverton, huntington, over 212 inches -- 2 1/2 inches. that collision of the air coming both on shore and then we also had coming off the sound winds as well, and that created the energy and the uplift and the trigger we ed air mass in place. those storms just kept going in the same location for about 45 minutes. today, different story. we tough a spotty shower early -- could have a spotty showers early. we can see it coming from a ways away, and we can pinpoint the timing a lot better, and also look at the moisture that the storm con takens. by the way, we do need the rain. not too much too soon. the area that we got the rain yesterday, we have been in a severe drought situation, so,
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but if it comes too causes the problems we don't want to deal with. by noon today, it's still off to the west of us. by 3:00, 4:00, entering northwest new jersey. after 5:00 p.m., you can see a thunderstorm, thunder shower at any time. a lot of the area gets it. yesterday, it was long island getting hammered. over in met life stadium, tens of thousands of people and bright sunshine, trying to dodge the race of the sun because they were so bright. we ended up with temperatures 80s. monday and tuesday are looking good. cat skills, jersey shore and hampton, dodging the showers. hottest spot will be the jersey shore hitting the upper 80s. low humidity and lower temperatures. we'll call it clouds and showers, thunderstorms later, 85 the high tonight. thunderstorms right to the evening hours, 68. it all clears out of here at
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forecast. daytime highs around 80, 8 81 degrees. by wednesday, back to 8 # -- 80, 80, by wednesday, back to 85. by friday we are back to 89 and saturday back to 87. as we go throughout the day today, you'll need your rain gear at times, and yesterday, of course, we don't like to be off by any measure, but certainly what happened is with long island you have shawl sliver -- small sliver of land compared to a huge ocean and when they come together, it can't always be perfect. >> sneak attack is what it was. >> it's not a perfect science, you know what i mean. no one is faulting you. >> the information is not perfect, but the person maybe. >> always. always right. >> when's the last time we saw 80 degrees because we're going to get that this week. 80 for a high, it's been a
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like a stat. thank you very much. in queens, members of the community honored the memory of a man who was unarmed when he was shot and killed by police. the 9th annual sean bell day was held. he was killed in a hail of gunfire in november of 2006. that was the morning before he was to get married. his fiance at the time says she organizes this event for families. >> we're representing community. we family. ten years ago, my family was torn apart. with this event every year we're able to bring families together, communities together, and to show from tragedy we can come to triumph. >> she says the day also honors the memory of other people killed as a result of gun violence.
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the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. plan it's 6:26. th behnke. this is the mayor of teaneck, anthony johnson with sports. >> the mets are just holding onto slim hopes of making this a meaningful season. yoenis cespedes, delivers, going, going, gone. that's number 23 for the season for iphone us.
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right back. that made the score 3-1 mets. alejandra de aza gets this one. cespedes was feeling it. he put the icing on the cake with the second home run of the game. 8-2 mets. they would go on and win 9-5. the olympics are preparing to wrap up in rio, but the south american olympics has been a u.s. cele mens and women 4 by 400 relay team taking the gold. the women have won every race in the 4 by 400 since 1996. the men won despite being disqualified from the 4 by 100 the day before. the medal count for the u.s. rises, but nothing close to the 1904 games when the u.s. won
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matt centerwitz wins the first 1500- meter race. the first american to win that one since 1908. the preseason for the big blue can give you the blues. they got staple peeled in buffalo -- stampeded in buffalo. it was a bust. shady mccoy goes in for a 13- yard pass, and the second quarter, daunte dion breaks up this pass in the end zone. the g-men get the ball back after that, t continue with ryan nasa fumbling after getting blind sided. greg littles makes the connection, sprints in for another bills score. buffaloes shut out the giants, 21-0. >> i finished talking to the team, told them we worked to hard to put a performance like that on film. they were more physical than we were. that was obvious. we need to take a long look in
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giants and jets play next week at the meadowlands, that's it in sports, folks, have a good morning. we'll see you later on today. much more ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, including a live look at today's top stories. a 61-year-old woman has been shot and killed in harlem. police say she was not the intended target. i'm kristin thorne with that story coming up. help a young boy who became an orphan through a horrific tragedy last
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lasts. could get messy later. savor that moment there on sunday, august 21st. thank you for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. >> indeed. coffee is here, we're all good. amy freeze in the weather center telling us to grab the umbrella. the wet half of the weekend is here. >> that's exactly right. you're going to need something to stay dry. the showers are going to be spotty early on, but really a little bit more intense after 5:00 today. you have a good deal of the day that you can get most things done. won' two spotty showers showing up for south jersey, the heavier rain and storms comes in later today. there is time to get things done. beware later on. looking at the battery, things look nice. visibility has improved dramatically across the area in the last hour. 76 degrees in central park. we have a few clouds coming and going in the boroughs. upper 70s is a popular number. murray hill has 76. oakwood at 75 degrees. out on long island, water
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for islip. 76 in bring port. temperatures in the upper -- bridgeport, temperatures in the upper 60s for sullivan. we're tracking this cold front right here. you can see the front is going to be moving across williamsport. it's expected to bring heavy rain late this afternoon into this evening. behind it, a very refreshing air mass and different start to the workweek. expect today to be muggy, cloudy at times, we'll go with a high of 85 in new york city, and then just a few minutes show you the accuweather 7-day forecast where we could have daytime highs limited to the upper 70s to just 80 degrees. those details are straight ahead. >> sounding good. thank you very much. we're continuing to follow breaking news in police are looking for the shooter who opened fire on a street in harlem, killing a 61- year-old woman. police believe she was an innocent bystander. eyewitness news reporter, kristin thorne is live on the scene with what we know this hour.
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>> 61-year-old odessa sims was hanging out on the street with her husband last night. they apparently were playing dominoes when shots rang out. she was shot in the neck. this all happened around 11:45 last night around 144th and lenox avenue. sims was rushed to harlem hospital where she was pronounced dead. she lived just two blocks from where this happened. police say sims was not the intended target. as police were investigating this incident, about two hours after wards, ot rang out just a few blocks from here in a different shooting. two men suffered gunshot wounds. they are expected to survive. police say that these two shootings are not related but clearly a violent night in harlem. we're live in harlem. i'm kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. also right now, a mystery in suffolk county. human remains were found in a wooded area near the long island expressway yesterday.
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his mountain bike near express drive north in ronkonkoma. they believe the remains were there for quite some time. anyone with information call crime stoppers at 800220-tips. investigators say a pickup truck rear ended a sedan on the hudson bay extension. the crash. three other cars were also involved and two other people were hurt. police say they do not expect to file any criminal charges. police are investigating after a texas a&m university student died inside of a fraternity house. the 19-year-old was found unresponsive at the sigma new house yesterday morning. investigators believe he died of an overdose of an unknown
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controlled substance. the fraternity says it will assist in the investigation. stiffer penalties now in place for assaulting workers at subway train and bus stations in new york. if a worker is injured, the attack could be classified as a felony and lead to 7 years in prison. new york governor andrew cuomo signed the legislation because he says the workers have increasingly become targets of aggression. interesting story here, new york city taxi drivers no tests in english. driver tests will be available in several languages. according to a report, the move brings the city in line with those app based services that do not have an english language requirement. only 4% of new york city taxi drivers were born in the u.s. love this story. step by step, that's how a 93- year-old world war ii veteran
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to run from coast to coast, starting at the pacific ocean. it took him three years of running three days a week, but he finally made it to st. simons georgia, this weekend just one day after his 93rd birthday. >> if an 88-year-old man gets this much attention in a relay, how about a 90-year-old running coast to coast. decide right now i'm going to do it. him. he wanted to raise money and awareness to a cause very close to him, the veteran raised $16,000 to help bring back a landing tank ship in normandy france. it's restored and fully operational. i want to hiss his cheeks. isn't that cool. and then you look at that story, what am i doing with my life. that man just ran coast to
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off, sir. well done. >> he looked good, and sounded good, and he's with it. man, you go. some much needed good muse for a boy in the bronx after the 7-year-old's mother was killed by the boy's father last year in a tragic murder suicide. >> now a few good men from the nypd are taking it upon themselves to at least bring light and happiness to the orphaned boy with a huge surprise. stacey sager was there. magical here in the lowe arrived at the 49th precinct. he had no idea this was happening, especially the mickey and minnie part. then he found out the rest, tyrone's going to disney world, courtesy of the nypd. a little boy badly in need of an emotional reset, they say, after a horrifying incident
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sticks in any cop's mind, let alone a little boy. tyrone's mother was shot and killed by his father who later killed himself. tyrone now without parents and living with his aunt. >> he happened to be president of household when the incident took place and we just wanted to provide him with some hope. >> reporter: they did that by adding in a check for 5 grand tyrone. >> dreams come true. dreams do come true. >> reporter: in fact, this was a major grass roots effort here in the community. police did everything from collecting recyclables to just simply asking, cop by cop, to donate money. >> we petitioned other community affairs officers throughout the bronx to donate one dollar per cop per precinct. >> and they say the college fund is an ongoing effort. just contact community affairs at the 49th, if you want to
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great. they're awesome. thank you, i love you. >> to know that he has the sparkle in his eyes and smile on his face, there's nothing better to see. >> resilience after domestic violence took away so much. in the bronx, i'm stacey sager channel 7 eyewitness news. >> i can't take this. that is so sweet. >> that is so good. in case you missed it, because i wrote it down, contact community affairs department at the 49th 49th precinct to donate. so that will show is over list of calls to make. >> for sure. nypd great job. >> so good. >> adorable little boy, too. >> that is beautiful. wow, coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, a common chore has now turned into city wide acts of kindness in kentucky. another inspiring story. we'll have that coming up after the break. >> this is a great sunday morning, right. look at that sky, though, we might have problems a little
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welcome back, there are a lot of clouds out there, but those camera shots are so beautiful. >> lifted just like that. it has turned around here in the last hour as far as the visibility in the skies goes. gives us a nice start to the day. not going to finish that way. hopefully you were able to get outdoors yesterday and enjoy it. a big change is coming this afternoon to this evening, as far as storms go, and tomorrow it's goi feel different as well. what a gorgeous shot of manhattan. you can see the empire state building practically growing. looking down to the battery, and we have good visibility where earlier in, the cloud ceiling was actually covering parts of one world trade. currently we have 76 degrees in central park. humidity 85%. winds are calm. pressure is falling. today our temperatures will make it back to the mid-80s. still a little bit of a muggy feel to the atmosphere. there's plenty of moisture to work with. as the showers and storms
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the atmosphere. the storm prediction center has included parts of our area in green, which is of course western new jersey, parts of the delmar here. we're in a marginal risk. everybody could see a thunderstorm today, but the marginal risk for severe development, winds above 50 miles per hour, lightning, and possibly areas of flooding, that's the areas outlined in green. mid-80s later on. looking across the area, everybody starting in the low range, but the moisture in the atmosphere is really intense meaning that there is a lot of water to work with. yesterday we saw this on long island, just how much rain could come out of these clouds, and we have extremely humid conditions. a little micro climate set up with the winds, producing anywhere between 2 to 4 inches of rain in just 60 to 80 minutes time. really a mess for parts of long island. those winds coming off the ocean together with a real humid air mass in place with just enough trigger to open the skies. today it's a different kind of
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it's not a little micro climate with the thin little piece of land up against the ocean. instead, what we've got here is a cold front. we're able to track it, and see how quickly it comes in. after 5:00, until about 10:00 tonight, that's the time frame that we have the risk of showers and storms. so for the next 7 hours, you can get out and get things done. a southerly wind, south, southeasterly wind through the early afternoon, we hit that high of 85 and you'll notice clouds are definitely in place computer model it starts here this morning at 6:00 a.m. there could be a spotty shower across the area. that's not the main action we're going to see as far as storms go. instead we wait until after the lunch hour and we start to track this, showers and thunderstorms moving in from the west. first affecting northwest new jersey, and then by 5:00, making their way to central new jersey and suburbs of new york, and the heaviest rainfall looks to be between 6 and 8:00 p.m. yellows, oranges and red,
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and the potential for lightning. once this front has passed us, we'll see very nice conditions, and the heat returns next week. it's hot and sticky now, a break for a couple days, and heads up for the changes, a little bit of a roller coaster coming here, the rest of the weekend, look for those thunderstorms later. 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. is the range, and they will move from west to east. long island, you'll see the heavy storms last after sunset tonight. look at the accuweather 7-day forecast. looks nice, sunny and cool. and then we're warmer by wednesday. 85. thursday a high of 86 degrees, and then we're right back to the muggies. that's the pattern we're talking about. late next week, the high pressure system starts to solidify itself again where we can pump in the hot sticky air from the south. finally, 81 degrees.
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to # to -- to 3rd of this month. >> you promised that stat, and delivered. >> thank you amy. before we go to break, let's take a look at today's channel 7 community calendar. >> grab your phone and try to snap a pick of hidden gems at family photo scavenger hunt in new jersey for a chance to win a variety of prizes. the kiwanis classic car show on long island is fun for the whole family with live music, a pony rides and more. shop, dine and be entertained by the fabulous night life at the 8 8th annual wash ab rock street fair in brooklyn. a great variety of the scenic, sculpture elements await you, heart of the park in manhattan. at the passaic fair in new jersey, enjoy the fireworks display, and check out hot rods at the annual car show.
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welcome back, everybody, the brain behind some of the biggest boy bands of all time has lou paroleman passed away on friday. he was the create -- pearlman, passed away on if i would. he was serving a 25 -- friday. he was serving a 25 year sentence for running a ponzi scheme. one teen in kentucky is sticking by a motto to help his neighbors. travis durham wanted extra
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she told him to cut the neighbor's grass, and she could get it. by the time she got him, he mowed lawns of 8 people. travis, his brother and friends are cutting grass for neighbors for free, and it's not going unnoticed. >> the whole city has gotten involved from not just monetary donations, but we received lawn mowers, we received weed eaters, safety glasses, safety ear pl kind of safety gear. >> it taught me how to be responsible and good things can happen. >> just chills. the boys are already back in school, but they're still mowing lawns. the group has set up a facebook page for people to request lawn service. >> see. >> i respect that. i respect that story. i respect the work ethic, the sense of community, love all of
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irish pub. >> there's a throw back in some ways to the pub in his own town. lauren glassberg checked it out. >> the whole idea of a passage is to come to an irish restaurant and do something you haven't done before. >> reporter: this is michael mansfield's third restaurant in queens, and this time around opened in his own neighborhood of astoria. it's a gastro pub where the food isn't second to the drink. >> there's interesting things that people can sink their teeth into and ex culture. >> there's the irish breakfast flat bread. guinness mac and cheese, and spring rolls with steak marinated in whiskey. >> i love the way they have done the interior, but the food is the best part no doubt. >> reporter: another classic that gets the twist is shepherd's pie, ground lamb and curry powder.
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a bailee. peas -- bay leaf. all finished with mashed potatoes and finished under the broiler. it's hearty irish fare. >> i love that one, and all the time when they come here, i have to eat that one. >> finish the meal off with a 99, that's ice cream with the flake bar. passage gets its name for the village where michael grew up. pubs there are community hubs and he hopes passage is as well. >> it's fun. family, everyone is really friendly, whether you know them or not. >> it's nice to come home to comfort food which is what we are. >> reporter: lauren glassberg channel 7 eyewitness news. >> it feels that way, even on the tv screen, you feel like you can go down there and be with family and friend. >> a warm vibe to it, and the food looked good too. i'm hungry. coming up in the next hour of eyewitness news sunday morning, we are monitoring two breaking news stories in our area right now. in connecticut, someone opened fire inside a house filled with
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party. and we are also following some violent news out of harlem, a woman was shot to death on lenox avenue outside
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this is breaking news from channel 7 eyewitness news. >> and we do ben breaking news now at 7:00. in connecticut, a party took a violent turn after someone opened fire inside a home in bridgeport. we're learning multiple people have been hurt. and we're following more breaking news, this time in harlem where a woman was killed right in front of her husband. we are live with details of this deadly shooting as well. >> thank you for being with us on sunday, august 21st. i'm rob powers. >> welcome to the -- rob
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to the 7:00 hour of news. 7 people have been hurt after gunfire erupted at a house party. police say multiple people were shot early this morning. many were taken to the hospital. it is still not clear what conditions those victims are now in. of course we will continue to update you throughout the morning. all right. now to harlem, also topping our news. it was a violent night there. police are trying to track down the gunman who killed a woman right in front of her husband. eyewitness news reporter, kristin thorne is live lenox avenue in harlem with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, police have identified the victim here at 61-year-old odessa sims. she lived just two blocks from here from where this all happened. it was around 11:45 last night. police say when she and her husband were playing dominoes out on the street around 144th 144th street and lenox avenue. shots rang out. she was shot in the neck. she was rushed to harlem hospital where she was
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was not the intended target. they are not releasing any descriptions as of yet of any suspects that they are looking for. we're live in harlem this morning, i'm crist crest, channel 7 eyewitness catch -- kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you very much. and of course we'll continue to follow the two breaking news stories throughout the morning. >> right now we're going to go over to meteorologist amy freeze with a first look at the mornings weather. >> sunday is going to look a with the exception of long island getting heavy downpours. most places got hot yesterday under a good deal of sunshine. we had 90s showing up. this morning we begin with 76 right here in the city, and the visibility has been changing depending on the angle of the sun as it comes up. we have seen glistening buildings, including the empire state building and shadows from the clouds that are forming. by the way, yesterday, it was caldwell, and also sussex all getting 87 degrees. summerville hit 91 and trenton
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storms moving in. in the boroughs, 76 for murray hill. white stone currently at 77. howard beach has 78 degrees, and oakwood at 76. down the jersey shore right now, it's 75 degrees belmar. wrightstown is a cool 68. and we have 60s north and west of the city. on the satellite and radar picture, just a spotty rain shower early on. that is not the main event for today. instead we are looking at a marginal risk for severe weather development from this cold front that's coming across central pennsylvania right now. us gusty winds, also dangerous lightning and the potential for heavy downpours. we have such a humid air mass overhead that can produce a lot of rain in a short amount of time that we saw yesterday. all the areas in green, 2 to 4 inches of rainfall. so again today, very moist atmosphere. that means that when the front comes through, it could ring out the atmosphere and bring us some heavy showers and thunderstorms. we are expecting that between 5 and 10:00 this evening.
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85. i'll have more details on the storms headed in our direction and what comes next as we head into the workweek. that's all ahead in the accuweather 7-day forecast. >> thank you very much. a 55-year-old woman is set to be arraigned today for the death of her 9-year-old stepdaughter. police say shamdal arjun killed ashdeep kaur on friday. the little girl was found dead inside an empty bathtub in their richmond hill homes. many family members said kaur beating her. a medical examiner still needs to determine the cause of death. we are learning more about the passenger killed in that horrific new jersey transit bus collision. 49-year-old jesy garcia of newark was riding on the bus that was t-boned in downtown newark on early friday morning. a horrific crash. authorities say she was rushed to the hospital but died several hours later. the grandmother of three was
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her grand kids. she was just a grandma, an abuello all around, a hard worker. she got up every day, you know, six days a week to work. >> overall, 17 people were hurt in this accident. several of them still in the hospital. the other bus, which had no passengers was driven by a 27 veteran of new jersey transit. that driver, 70-year-old joseph barthelus died in the crash. he was on start his day at the time of the crash. the accident is still under investigation. i was out there on friday at the scene, it was a horrific accident. the bus that was t-boned was almost cut in half. it was brutal. still to come on eyewitness news sunday morning, the death toll continues to rise in a bomb blast that targeted a wedding in turkey. details on what we know about this deadly attack so far. also ahead, donald trump continues to make his case to
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five other children died from that same attack. >> that poor little boy. turning now to politics in the race for the white house, donald trump is signaling an apparent shift in his campaign. the republican candidate making a new appeal to african- american and hispanic voters. but his opponents are already questioning, and criticizing the move. eyewitness news anchor sandra bookman has more. >> i want our party to be the of the african-american voter once again. >> at a rally in virginia, donald trump called on the republican party to boost its traditionally lagging outreach efforts with black voters. it comes just a day after trump urged african-americans to give him a chance. >> what do you have to lose. you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have 58% of your youth is
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prediction. >> at the end of four years, i guarantee you, that i will get over 95% of the african- american vote, i promise you. >> reporter: but the latest polling shows trump with just 2% of the african-american volt. vote -- vote. hillary clinton tweeted this is so ignorant it's staggering. and reverend sharpton challenged trump's sincerity. >> show us where you've been for these black folks. you've been in new york. where have you been on the issues in the city you got your big tower. >> reporter: trump's surrogates are defending him. >> he's going to be criticized but the important thing is he's starting to reach out. >> reporter: trump and his team are looking to win over minorities in this increasingly
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hispanic advisory board, a move republicans hope can provide a big boost with that demographic. sandra bookman, channel 7 eyewitness news. and today, donald trump's new campaign manager will join george stephanopoulos on this week. that is this morning coming up at 10:00 right here on channel 7. also coming up at 7:30, we are covering the political news analyst, matthew dowd. thousands of convicted felons will get back their right to vote. the governor of virginia is expected to sign an executive order restoring the rights of 13000 felons. a different order restored rights for 2000 felons which included sex offenders and
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-- several states with working to help victims of louisiana flooding. trucks of supplies rolled into the baton rouge as the community came together to help thousands of people who have been impacted horribly by the floods. the victims, they unloaded the trucks and helped pass out supplies. some items coming in specifically for police. more than 100 officers were displaced by the flooding. crews are working to put together care packages for them to thank them and show their support. >> excellent. >> just an incr rally with folks who are struggling so hard against that flooding. i mean, there are people who never saw a completely flooded out because of the rivers, creeks and streams overflowing and the others who had rain coming in just buckets, literally buckets. >> there's a big difference between now, and katrina. new orleans is below sea level. these areas are not. all the creeks and rivers, just massively overflowed their
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a lot of time when we see weather events, fascinating tornado or a massive hurricane we watch for a very long time, weather doesn't really discriminate. it may come in a form that is not so, i don't know, entertaining, if you will. and so when rain happens, the water has to find a way, and the flooding happens, it's very ugly, and it didn't come in a spectacular fashion like a tornado or hurricane but very very devastating. overnight, and they woke up to rushing water in their homes. >> around here, we had our own big rains yesterday on long island. wow, what a micro climate set up with on shore flow coming over that sliver of land that we have, long island, and couldn't battle against the ocean creating those winds. we had a humid air mass over place. the thunderstorms are repeating themselves over and over. 2 to 4 inches of rain in less an an hour's time, you guys. incredible amounts of water.
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into lower manhattan, the cloud ceiling is hanging low. plenty of moisture to work with. told we could get drenching downpours as the storms develop. they will be coming in about 5:00 west to east. currently in central park, 77 degrees. it's not going to be perfect sunshine but temperatures climbing into the mid-80s and it will be a mix of clouds and sunshine. on long island right now, smithtown, 77. east hampton, 72 degrees. dan bury connecticut, across sound, 73. trenton, 91, so hot and sunny, including met life stadium, tens of thousands of people there at the stadium in bright sunshine trying to dodge the rays, while here on long island, the converging winds creating the downpours and just incredible amounts of rain in a short amount of time. the oranges just inside these green blobs, indicating more than 3 inches of rainfall just to the northeast of smithtown.
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near river head. a lot of rain in a short amount of time. that's the message for today. it's different how the weather is made. what we had yesterday is sort of a micro climate. tricky to forecast. this right here is a cold front that's marching in that we can see the timing on it. and we know that it's got a lot of moisture along with the humidity that's already in place. we are looking at 5 to 10:00 p.m. for the storms today. thunderstorms right through the evening hours. then by early tomorrow morning, the rain is clear. it's breezy and cooler and a lot less on monday and tuesday. temperatures in the low 80s and low humidity. areas in green here are in the marginal risk for severe weather. that includes parts of western new jersey, also the delmarva, and severe thunderstorms with winds over 55 miles per hour, extremely dangerous lightning, torrential downpour, that's the area in green. planning for the day, you get sunshine, south, southeasterly winds through the afternoon. a high of 85 in the city. then when the storms move in,
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early on, it's a spotty shower. not a big deal. when the front comes through here, this is the drenching downpour, and the very active weather from binghamton all the way through scranton and allentown, we get the showers moving into our area from west to east. after 5:00, becomes widespread across the area. oranges, yellows and reds, indicating heavy rainfall through about 9:00, 10:00 tonight, and then it clears out. early next week, which is really starting monday and tuesday, the early part of wednesday, we have the low humidity a is basically erased from the forecast until late in the week. the weekend get away, storms, late afternoon evening hours. hottest spot will be the jersey shore. air quality is moderate. uv index at 8. weather wellness for pollen counts is moderate to high, with ragweed, being the main concern. down to 68 for the low. 85 the high. thunderstorms are possible, and tomorrow 81 and pleasant. haven't seen temperatures that cool on monday and tuesday
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this month. it's been a couple of weeks since we have had a cool down, and the ac could possibly use a break. we get it for a couple of days, and we're right back in, wednesday, thursday and friday, to near 90. >> i know my ac bill could use a break. it's been hot all summer. >> absolutely. it would be nice if we could see at least for a couple of days to turn it down, open the windows. >> try the amy freeze ac method. care to explain. not going to express it publicly. >> i'll let you know. >> i'll put it on snap chat. >> there you go.
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another win for the pinstripes on the road, and they have a rookie to thank for it. yes indeed, luis cessa, allowed three hits and walked one against the angels. new york beat la5-1. yankees will take on the angels again this afternoon. time now for all the morning sports head leans with anthony johnson. >> good morning, everybody. the mets are just holding onto they got a big boost when yoenis cespedes returned to the lineup and yes, he delivers. super cespedes at the plate yesterday in the 3rd and boom, gone. going, gone. that's number 23 for the season nor yoenis. denard bartolo colon real deep. that made the score 3-1 mets.
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this one. a 3-1 shot. cespedes was feeling it, puts icing on the cake with the second home run of the game. 8-2 mets. they would go on and win, 9-5. the olympics are preparing to wrap up in rio, but the south american olympics has been a u.s. celebration. both the mens and women 4 by 400 relay team attacking the gold. the women have won every race in the 4 by 400 since 1996. the men despite being disqualified from the 4 by 100 the day before. the games wind down, the medal count for the u.s. continues to rise. nothing close to the 1904 games when the u.s. won 239 medals. on more olympic news, matt centrowitz wins the 1500-meter race. he's the first american to win that one since 1908. and so far, the preseason
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blue in buffalo, and boy, it was a bust. the bills got out of the blocks first. shady mccoy goes in for a 13- yard pass, and the second quarter, daunte dion breaks up this buffalo td pass in the end zone. the g-men get the back back after that. the mistakes continue with ryan nasa fumbling the ball after getting blind sided. next play, greg littles makes the connection, spents in -- sprints for for another bills score. buffalo shuts out the giants 21- 0. >> i finished talking to the team, told them we worked too hard to put a performance like that on film. they were more physical than we were. that was obvious. we need to take a long look in the mirror, and bounce back this week. >> and don't forget the giants and the jets play next week at the meadowlands. that's it in sports, folks, have a good morning. we'll see you later on today. >> we'll do, anthony.
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ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, including a look at today's top stories. a 61-year-old woman has been shot and killed in harlem. police say she was not the intended target. i'm kristin thorne with that story coming up. also ahead, we're breaking down the latest developments in the race to the white house. abc news political analyst matthew dowd is here with a n i'm robert de niro and new york is my home. it's the best place to visit in the world and now it's the easiest, because now there are new tourism guides on the road, and on your phone that make it easier to find the places you love. find great dining,
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. 7:28. welcome back, to eyewitness news this sunday morning. looking live at one world trade under a blanket of clouds. but the sun is out there. it is sunday morning, august 21 august 21st. thank you for joining us this morning. i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. >> and i'm rob nelson. let's check in with amy freeze. a quick look at the weather. nice now, but the rain is
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today, say after four, 5:00, the storm prediction center putting us in the marginal severe risk category, meaning parts of western new jersey could get some real strong storms between 5 and 10:00 p.m. this evening. we first begin this morning with clouds hanging low over manhattan. we can see from empire state building stretching down to lower manhattan. we have clouds coming and going. at times, the sun angle the was vacant. it's definitely strong enough to take our temperatures from the upper 70s where they are right now into it's humid. it's warm, and we wait for the cold front to shake things up later today. 77 popular number. murray hills, sunset park, garrettson and oakwood, 76 for riverdale, and howard beach at 78 degrees. hottest spots were inland new jersey. 91 in trenton. a handful of degrees shy of that. and forecast highs in the mid- 80s. yesterday's torrential rain, we'll talk about that here in about 15 minutes.
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central pennsylvania. it's going to move west to east after 5:00 p.m., this is a cold front that will shake up the atmosphere, produce the showers and thunderstorms right through maybe say 10:00 this evening. and there's the potential for severe weather with this. we'll talk about how much water we can get and what comes in behind it for the workweek. i'll have all of that in the accuweather 7-day forecast. rob. thank you very much. and back to our breaking news this morning. police are trying to find the gunman who killed a woman on avenue in harlem. she was just outside with her husband when she was shot. >> eyewitness news reporter, kristin thorne is live in harlem, and has the latest details. >> reporter: good morning, 61- year-old odessa sims was out here hanging out in the street with her husband, apparently playing dominoes when shots rang out. she was shot in the neck. this all happened around 11:45 last night, around 144th 144th street and lenox avenue.
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harlem hospital where she was pronounced dead. she lives just two blocks from where this all happened. police say sims was not the intended target. while police were investigating this shooting, about two hours later around 1:45 in the morning, shots rang out just a few blocks from here. another shooting, two men suffered injuries. they are expected to survive. police are saying that these two shootings are not related harlem. live in harlem, i'm kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. new jersey state police say a child died in a multi-vehicle accident yesterday morning. we first reported this accident saturday. investigators say a pickup truck rear ended a sedan on the hudson bay extension in bayonne. a 5-year-old little boy was in a car seat and died in the crash. another child and the driver were taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries.
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people suffered injuries. there are now stiffer penalties for assaulting workers at subway trains and bus stations in new york. if a worker is injured, the attack could be classified as a felony and lead to 7 years in prison. new york governor andrew cuomo signed the new legislation because he says the workers have been increasingly become targets of aggression. new york city taxi drivers no longer have to pass their tests in english. driver tests will be available in several languages, according to a new report, the move in line with those now famous app based services that do not have an english language requirement. that competition so stiff in the city that only 4% of city taxi drivers were born here in the u.s. turning now to the race for the white house. gop presidential candidate donald trump has captured several headlines this week. a campaign shake up, and
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court minority voters. bold moves by trump this week. >> we are joined by political analyst, matthew dowd for more insight into the campaign season and what impact this could have on undecided voters this morning. good morning, matt. >> nice to be here. >> where do we start? let's start with the sound bite, though, that trump said at that event in the new outreach to minority voters. >> what do you have to lose, you're living in poverty, your schools are no good. you have no jobs. youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to lose? >> all right. so basically saying the state of black america is awful, try me, i'm something new, and said it to a room full of mainly white people. could this have been the worst minority outreach we have seen in a very long time in presidential politics. >> it's close to it. i give him credit in the attempt, in the attempt of
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talking to. the problem is, he spent 400 days acting the way he has been acting and now he's changed in the last four days. that's not going to do it unless he fundamentally, the american public sees something, and imagery matters. when you have these audiences, they're almost exclusively a white audience, it's hard for african-americans to look at that and say he understands me, he gets me. i think part of this actually is to shore he's not doing it greatly, but he's doing it for them to show them he has some credibility. >> he wants an e for effort. >> he wants a ribbon. >> i'm trying. >> the question is anybody seeing sin sierraty behind what -- sincerity behind what he's saying. >> that's a question the voters have to answer. i always give candidates at least some pass and say they
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be something different than he was for those 80 days, and the most important engagement. i think we'll have a super bowl sized audience in the first debate, and that's where they really, i think, voters are really going to have to see some change and some difference in how he behaves and acts. >> any chance being whispered that trump will find a way to wiggle out of the debate. >> i think he needs the debate more than hillary needs the debate. when you have a leave, and hillary has a slight lead, the only way donald trump dynamic of the race is with a debate or with those debates and in truth, if he didn't, he's never debated one on one. he debated 7 or 10, but he needs the debate to have any chance of winning. >> do you think his visit to louisiana helped at all. >> i think it was a good move, actually. it was a smart move. most of these things are photo ops but he was actually the
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midst of all that tragedy to show up. i actually thought showing up was a good thing. now will he, as i say continue on this path, and to be the quote unquote different donald trump than what we have seen, we don't know. he has, though, somebody stopped him from tweeting out at 2:00 in the morning because we haven't seen a 2:00 in the morning tweet in a week. >> sign of improvement. >> somebody's got the reigns now. >> that's how we judge our 13- year-olds. >> i'm glad you said it. this campaign shake up, particularly with this bannon guy with a wild reputation in politics. >> my view is these shake ups, normally close to an election is in disarray. no winning campaign has done this shake up and gone onto win after they have done it. the other thing is it's like
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still running it. everybody knows he's running it, and he's going to run it in the way he has always run the campaign. i don't think it matters that much. again, i think it was another signal or another way to tell the republican establishment, listen, i'm trying. i'm trying to put together an effort but i don't think in the end that's what matters. what matters is not donald trump's campaign, it's donald trump. >> and what he does. >> in 10 seconds, what do you think the potential is for a landslide victory for hillary clinton. >> very small. this election is it's pour alreadyized and we have two candidate -- polarized. and we have two candidates disliked and distrusted. if you want to describe a landslide, 5 or 6 points which is akin to what president obama won by in both elections. but you can't have a landslide with two candidates that are disliked. >> it's always been interested. >> watch the third party vote. that could increase as we get to election day.
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how did you do yelled. we had a decent day. did you get activities in. >> i call it rain, 12:15 yesterday: >> i went shopping, i went to ikea. >> it was just wonderful. >> i do love ikea. that's a good one. >> until you get the directions out. >> i don't need the directions anymore. i put together so much ikea furniture over the years. i can do it with my eyes closed from this girl is very handy -- my eyes closed.
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yesterday i went to met stadium for the kenny chesney concert. the sound there is so great. >> she's just having too much fun. >> kenny chesney sings a song called about last night. >> yes. >> let's talk about this morning. >> is there a reason that song resonates with you. >> too long. it went too long, my night last night. though. a lot of fun. tens of thousands of people out there. and it was so hot during the day while they were doing the tailgating. we had temperatures in the upper 80s. meanwhile, there's these drenching downpours happening on long island. so a real micro climate set up yesterday. when you get a humid air mass like this, and the on shore flood in long island. we got to real soakers. today we wait for a cold front to come in. if you have an outdoor plan or you're going to be doing something for a long period of
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tracking showers and storms moving from the northwest. middle to upper 70s. that's the same for the jersey shore. that's the exception of lake hurst. 73 nor andover. 70 for monticello. the severe risk for weather today, a marginal risk put out by the storm prediction center. the area serves as a lighter green. everybody could get a shower or thunderstorm. but the real severe storms are looking to be for western new jersey in the delmarva later on this afternoon happened yesterday. we set up the radar, showing you the winds coming on shore. we have this thin strip of land here on long island, and we're up against the ocean, and yesterday, with that breeze that's set up. it was just enough collision of the air mass to set up the thunderstorms, and what a drenching downpour we got. we could see 3 to 4 inches of rainfall that happened in just 60 to 80 minutes time. so a lot of water in a short amount of time. earlier today, we could get a
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to about 10:00 p.m. where we see the showers and thunderstorms. there is a good period of time here during the day over the next 7 hours, where you're not dealing with anything more than a quick sprinkle or shower. and temperatures will go into the mid-80s. you could see a sun break in some cases. after 5:00, it's on with the showers and thunderstorms line. this is the front itself after 6:00 moving into our area. and then we get the showers right through 10:00. by 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, it's out of here. i want to take the high rainfall rate. look at the timing which we just saw, 5 to 10:00 p.m. combine it with what we have seen as far as heavy rain. yes, it looks like later, 6 to 8:00 p.m. that we get it right over the city. oranges, yellows and reds showing up. that batch of energy goes 8 to 10:00 p.m. for long island. then we will be done with everything, and we start off with a cool air mass for monday morning. cat skills today, 78 with the
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evening storms. hamptons, you'll get it last late late tonight into the early morning hours. check in with life guards, there's a moderate rip current risk, an eye to the sky late in the afternoon as the front approaches. 85 is the high in the city. 68 for thunderstorms tonight, so we cool just a little bit, and then tomorrow, we're elemented with temperatures as -- limited with temperatures as a refreshing air mass comes in. feeling pleasant, too. low humidity and it's going to continues into tuesday. this is going to be a break from the ac. this is going to be a nice little round of weather for the early part of the workweek, an august break if you will. we haven't seen temperatures that cool for daytime highs since august 2nd. wednesday, thursday and friday. temperatures climb again and the humidity is also back. and 89 by friday. hot and humid again. going to the beach today, and part of the afternoon might be spent on the board walk, and the storms are expected later on this afternoon and evening,
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of course the concert last night, kenny chesney, known for producing great shows in new jersey. he's all about the beach, and toes in the sand, toes in the water and all that kind of stuff. so it was a good show last night, and a lot of people had a fun time. >> i think you had a good time too. >> i enjoyed it. we had outdoor activities planned. people hosting parties or barbecues, you want to see what's going to happen. and the storms will move west. >> thank you amy. before we go to break, favorite part of the show, time for a look at my notes, channel 7 community calendar. >> no country fresher. >> fleetwoodfleet wood mac. stevee nicks. mary j. >> this was the biggest song of the summer of 84 been an artist
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april, one of his biggest hits, prince, summer of 84. one of his biggest hits, with an animal's name in the title. >> it's not raspberry beret. that was an intelligent gas. >> not purple rain. >> this is what it sounds like. >> when doves cry. grab your phone and try to family photos scavenger hunt in new jersey for the chance to win a variety of prizes. the kiwanis classic car show on long island is fun for the whole family with live music, a pizza eating contest, pony rides and more. shop, dine, and be entertained by the fabulous night life at the fair in brooklyn. a great variety of the scenic sculptural a architectural
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blow your mind. this family feels the color buzz blew their money. >> it seems like they have disappeared. no one is getting responses. no one has gotten their money back. >> reporter: amy, her mom, and daughter madison joined a team to raise money and awareness for one of her best friends ben lipisto. >> it was a small tumor, and now it's gotten really big. >> a cancerous brain tumor was discovered when ben became ill at wood bridge high school. go through this is terrible. >> reporter: in may they helped form a team to raise money by running in the lakewood color buzz scheduled for july 16th july 16th at first energy stadium! right before we were going to do the run, they canceled it. >> reporter: color buzz e- mailed runners saying that unforeseen circumstances led to the hard decision. but when they tried to get their money back. >> there is absolutely no communication. we have tried every which way. i have e-mailed tons of times. >> reporter: we did some
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the minor league blue claws couldn't collect a deposit from color buzz to hold the venue. even though hundreds of runners registered and paid months in advance. >> we paid that money up front. i don't know why they never refunded, so i feel like it was just handled very poorly. >> reporter: when we contacted color buzz, the ads based organize -- arizona based organizer, returned the fees any inconvenience it has caused. >> really thank you. we would have been waiting still. >> reporter: if you were signed up, color buzz said it will gladly refund your tickets. if you attend the rescheduled event and they're looking forward to putting on a great event in new jersey but as of yet, they don't have a new date or a new venue. in the newsroom, nina pineda, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> it's gotten to the point, you have to say hello it's nina, it's taken care of. >> and folks get shook when
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sunday. amy, what you got there. >> starting with two big dogs, you guys, so double the trouble or twice the fun, this is willow, and denny this morning. look at these two big dogs. can you imagine that kind of work. tracy mack thanks for sending it in. loyal eyewitness news viewer. daisy american flag in the background, really nice. harley is out. like i said, this is a man after my own heart this morning. you know, some sunday mornings are just a tough to get going. betino out on the farm, all dressed for the occasion. and finally it's meat ball. i bet you'll find some other dogs looking pretty much like you at the dog park. that have a similar name. thank you anthony romano for sending it in. hash tag big dog sunday, my twitter handle is amy freeze 7
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coming up in a foamings, good morning america's weekend addition. >> thank you rob for being so formal. hello to toni. here's what's coming up on gma. ryan lochte speaking out about that night in rio.
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calls his exaggerated story of being robbed at a gas station. will this help or hurt his career. plus, donald trump's new pitch to minority voters, holding a round table discussion with his hispanic advisory board and what he's now saying about the republican party's history of outreach or lack thereof with african-americans. as usual, there's controversy here, and george will be here to break it down for us. and finally, a mother deeply relieved to be reunited with her 2-year-old daughter after on the water. that toddler was trapped under a capsized boat for an hour. how she survived. it's all coming up on gma. an incredible story. we'll see you guys soon. >> i wait with baited breath. my goodness. >> and happy for that mom. >> all right, dan, thank you. and it's 7:57. police in harlem searching for a gunman striking and killing a
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live in harlem with the latest details. >> police have identified the victim as 61-year-old odessa sims. she lived just two blocks from here, from where this happened. it happened around 11:45 last night. police say she and her husband were on lenox avenue around 144 144th street, apparently playing dominoes when shots rang out. she was shot in the neck. she was transported to harlem police have made it clear that she was not the intended targets. they have not released a description of the suspect or suspects who they are looking for. live in harlem. i'm kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you kristen. in bridgeport, connecticut, several people hurt after gunfire erupted at a house fire. several were shot early this morning. many were taken to the hospital. it's not clear what conditions those victims are in. we will update you throughout the morning. and with that, a final look
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>> yes, it's going to be a busy day. from the live picture that we have seen out across the area, already you can see just how soupy the air mass is. a lot of clouds are in place, and we think that we'll see for sure showers coming in later after 5:00. but we could actually even see a storm or two early on. these will be spotty, not a big deal. this is what i'm talking about. look how dark the sky looks over the east river. this is the kind of really soupy air mass that we have produce drenching downpours, so we are in the slight risk area. marginal risk area for western new jersey and parts of delmarva. stay tuned to the accuweather forecast tomorrow, refreshing air mass, high of 81. >> most of the heavy rain late this afternoon. >> 5 to 10:00 p.m. (thank you very much. >> i'm toni yates. >> and i'm rob nelson. for the entire team, thank you for tuning in.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, ryan lochte's apology. >> i am sorry. >> taking responsibility for what turned into an international incident. admitting he exaggerated his story about being robbed in rio. this morning, a new account. >> they were saying no police, no police please. >> this witness telling our matt gutman what he says really happened that night. extreme weather. flash flooding overnight in texas. and tornadoes tear through michigan and ohio. >> it's right there! >> cars overturned. roofs ripped to pieces. trees shredded. the huge cleanup ahead this morning. miracle survivor. the tiny toddler trapped under a capsized boat. >> she's got a baby in the water. >> yes, please hurry. >> the frantic search to find the little girl and how the

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