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among the victims, a woman nearly nine months pregnant. we are just hearing reaction now from neighbors. also new this morning, a restaurant parking lot becomes a demolition derby on long island. and months ago, before the first presidential ago, hillary clinton reveals a bit of her playground strategy to face off with donald trump. good morning everybody. i'm michelle charles in for lori stokes. good morning i'm ken rosato. it is tuesday august 23rd. weather and traffic. >> reporter: it is our coolest morning of the entire summer so far. around 63 right now. down to 62 last hour. you have got a lot of 50s in the suburbs, 58 teterboro, 5 58 white plains. 58 islip. 55 belmar. low humidity, a lot of sunshine, light wind out there with high pressure firmly in
a much better day than this 4:00 p.m. temperature of 80 degrees, calm wind. eventually we do heat things up, right now we send it over to debby in for heather with a look at traffic this morning. >> reporter: good morning everybody ewe are going to show you eastbound slowing down by kennedy airport. looks like two lanes blocked now. we'll keep an eye on that for you. westbound building out by knapp street, on going construction as you head out toward the verrazano bridge. the van wyck an accident blocking one lane very busy through that stretch. and the lincoln tunnel into jersey the center tube reopened, minor delays inbound across-the-board at the hudson river crossings. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. back to you michelle, ken?
story in think in energy. a deadly shooting occurred overnight in newark. one man killed. another victim a woman nearly nine months pregnant was injured. diana rocco is live at university hospital with new reaction. good morning. >> ken good morning. this all happened early this morning. one man was killed, that pregnant woman now recovering here at university hospital, taken here shortly after all of this transpired. police are now looking for a morning. this happened at 196 seem more avenue around 12:30. that investigation taking several hours while the road was closed. neighbors say they saw a shooter fire at several people standing on a porch. the man was hit several times and stumbled into the kitchen. police have not said if there was some type of dispute
this morning believe it to be drug-related. >> a lot of people didn't know it because of the dangerous situation. >> so that woman is approximately nine months pregnant. she was shot in the left foot and is recovering here at university hospital this morning. again, police still looking for the gunman while prosecutors are investigating. diana rocco channel 7 eyewitness news. an x-ray technician at a brooklyn hospital was accused of sexually assaulting two women at kings county hospital. where 65-year-old larry jones worked as an x-ray technician. saturday jones sexually assaulted a 57-year-old woman and an 83-year-old woman in separate incidents. both women were getting x-rays of their legs. jones has worked at kings county hospital for 13 years.
for a long time, over and over again. >> there could be other victims right? >> might be. >> they should be investigated to the fullest. >> jones has a lengthy arrest record. the hospital released a statement, saying it is committed to the safety of its patients. 6:04. new this morning a woman says a suspected drunk driver crashed her 30th birthday party on long island. danielle deer yo says she and a group of friends were at a restaurant in center port last night when they started hearing screeching sounds. when they came outside they saw a driver ramming into their parked cars. >> it was crazy. we were having dinner. it is my 30th birthday. it was about 9:00 at night. and all of a sudden, there was a bunch of smashes and screeching. >> 10 cars were seriously damaged, among them hers.
for the first time in two decades. a panel found newark has earned control in key areas including financial but it says more progress needs to be made in areas of government and instruction. the state took over in the mid 90s citing low test scores and mismanagement. the trump campaign heads to texas today as we prepared to learn more about the republican candidate's immigration policy. in austin. he postponed an immigration policy speech scheduled for this week. trump says he is not flip flopping on immigration as some question whether or not he is backtracking from his previous calls for mass deportation. hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail server, gop chairmen have issued subpoenas to three technology companies
as the state department prepares to reveal 15,000 more uncovered by the fbi. clinton had a chance to laugh a little when she sat down with jimmy kimmel live. she has been watching the republican debates to get ready to go head to head with trump but also has been drawing inspiration from her past i don't i want to take it seriously. i want to talk about what we can do and how important it is. but you have like wacky stuff that comes at you. i am drawing on my experience in elementary school. >> kimmel had hillary clinton open a jar of pickles to push back against the trump campaign's accusations of her failing health. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. temperatures in the low 60s in
coolest of the entire summer literally, as we look off to the south and west there. heading out the door this morning, temperatures in the low to mid-60s. going up to the mid-70s by midday, topping off around 80 degrees later on this afternoon. temperatures around 69 by 9:00 a.m. 73 by 10:00 a.m. temperatures in the middle and upper 70s by noon if you are heading out to the beach today with the there right? waves 1 to 3 feet. water temperatures ranging from the low 70s on the east end of the island to the upper 70s down the jersey shore. rip current risk is low out there. the risk of rainfall not that high. friday though, we could be talking about temperatures up near 90 again. we'll talk about that in your full accu-weather 7-day forecast. >> reporter: good morning jeff, good
prospect. the earlier disabled car by 28th street cleared. over to our other camera, a look at the eastbound side of the belt parkway toward kennedy airport. that accident being cleared. you can see though trucks and emergency equipment out there. westbound toward knapp street that is ongoing construction. traffic is building quickly through that stretch. l.i.e. westbound right at the van wyck, still blocking one lane. subways are on time. we are going up to john del giorno high above the lincoln tunnel. good morning john. >> reporter: good morning debby. the earlier problems at the lincoln tunnel cleared out of the way just in time. during the overnight hours there was a disabled garbage truck that had the center tube of the lincoln shut down. we were looking at a potential problem but within the last 10
and all lanes are reopened. two things to keep an eye on, did they get the express bus lane reopened in time? looks like both of those things are in good shape. inbound delays heavier than normal for there time of the morning. however the good news over on the right coming down the express bus lane is open for business of the that should keep delays relatively normal commute inbound. john del giorno. new this morning a foreign consulate hit by thieves. what they stole that could become a potential security concern. a north carolina state trooper is placed on leave after a deadly shooting. the man killed was deaf and mute. how he is being remembered this morning as his family demands
two other fires in the area are forcing evacuations. police are looking for the man who they say attacked and robbed an elderly woman on arthur avenue in the bronx. the man in the surveillance video followed an 81-year-old woman into her apartment building, ripped off her necklace, kicked her in the back and took off. the woman was not seriously hurt. a north carolina family is demanding answers after troopers shot and killed a man who friends and family gathered to remember daniel larris. harris was shot and killed in his -- harris was shot and killed in his driveway after troopers chased him for six miles and tried to pull him over for a speeding ticket. witnesses believe harris was trying to use sign language to communicate before they shot him. the fbi is investigating a
by isis. 20-year-old what sill farook attacked a man and woman with a knife while yelling god is great in arabic. he may have been trying to behead the male victim who was likely picked at random. an investigation into radical transparency group wikileaks is showing the collateral damage of exposing government secrets. the group is accused of publishing personal information and names of rape victs. hundreds of people. the mass release is drawing criticism from the site's allies. a roller coaster at hershey park got stuck. yesterday the sidewinder ride left 27 riders stranded for more than half an hour. hershey park says the ride did function as it was supposed to.
out on the sidewalk. he is in for bill evans. how does it feel out there? >> it hasn't felt like this in a long time. since mid-june to be exact. it is our coolest morning of the entire summer so far. let's head upright now and check out our shot from news copter 7, which gives us some of the best shots in the tristate region. we are looking at the sun, coming up over the horizon as we look off to the east. crystal clear skies out there to wall sunshine. another shot right now, a similar shot, as we look from our roof cam over central park. 63 dew point at 52 degrees. the wind is calm. dew points measure the amount of moisture in the atmosphere. they are in the invigorating to pleasant category after being so oppressive for such an extended period of time this feels great. normal high this time of year 82. the sun officially came up one
on this date back in 196. so 80-degree sunshine low humidity light wind, absolutely perfect out there this afternoon. humidity will be on the rise by very late in the weekend, along with that a shower or thunderstorm during the day friday. each that possibility is low. that front doesn't look too aggressive as it moves through the area. a fantastic final week of august, should be a rain-free nice weekend out there. 63 in the park. you have temperatures in the the suburbs, even upper 40s well north and west. big, sprawling area of high pressure firmly in control over the eastern half of the country. tropical storm gaston right now, 50 miles per hour winds moving west northwest, eventually promising to become a lurk. right now early indications are that it would recurve out to sea and not be a threat to land. 80 degrees your eventual lie in new york city. upper 70s along the slower with
-- along the shore with a weak sea breeze. accu-weather forecast for today, plenty of sunshine, the high up to around 80. tonight clear skies 67 in midtown. still a lot cooler in the outlying areas. sunny to partly cloudy, warmer tomorrow, very low levels of humidity, the lie 85. here is your accu-weather 7-day forecast as we head into the day thursday. it is warm out there, a blend and clouds. an uptick in the humidity, hot and humidity friday. 90 maybe a shower or thunderstorm around. after that the weekend looking good. lies in the low 80s, around 70 at night, maybe thunderstorms returning by next monday. enjoy the next couple of days, this is delicious. very nice sir.
high above a problem on the grand central parkway westbound at 188th street. the right lane is blocked off. you have the flares set up and police department activity at the scene. looks like there accident being pushed off to the shoulder but the right lane is blocked. westbound 188th street. watch for delays heading right through that stretch this morning. let's also go over to our other camera shot. this is eastbound tord now off to the shoulder. traffic is moving okay through that stretch. getting reports though on the belt eastbound of a car fire out by springfield boulevard. we'll keep an eye on that as well. subway is running on or close to schedule. inbound lincoln 10, george 5, holland a 5 palestinian delay as well long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north on our close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today back to you ken, michelle. debby thank you. 6:18 right now.
nypd gather to a final goodbye to a bullfrog in blue. a funeral will be held this morning at st. patrick's cathedral for former first deputy commission and chief of department john. he was 68 years old. a funeral will be held this afternoon on the upper west side for irving fields. the 101-year-old was a know's tuscany on 58th street, where he played the piano and sang nightly throughout the years. he created fusion albums called bagel and his bongos. 6:19. the yankees wild card hopes took a hit last night as they lost game one. they were visit not guilty
the dow starts the day at 18529 the nasdaq begins a few points up. overseas japan and hong kong lost a little bit olympian ryan lochte is feeling the fallout after he admitted to quote overexaggerating about a robbery from rio. four sponsors have dropped him including ralph lauren and speedo. lochte said he respected speedo's decision and said he is proud of his accomplishments he achieved along with the company. just in time for the nfl
to draft kings, fan dual and three operators. in march the companies suspended business in new york after being called legal gambling. fantasy sports is now a game of skill. the nt a's new smartphone ticketingist emis available system wide. passengers on every line can download the app to purchase tickets on your mobile device. schedules and update service disruptions. a pregnant woman is in the hospital after taking a bullet overnight. what we are learning about a possible motive for the shooting. family and friends say a final goodbye to one of the victims from this weekend's head-on crash on long island. a seafood caper that has cops searching for a truckload of eel with a huge price tag. if you are heading to the westbound side of the grand
. broke into the indonesian consulate. what they got away with. and today president obama gets a firsthand look at the devastation in louisiana while the white house responds to critics over his decision not to cut his vacation short. good morning i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm michelle charles in for lori stokes. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. beginning with meteorologist jeff smith in for bill evans. >> reporter: for some places a little taste of fall this morning. it was our coolest morning of the entire summer.
temperatures in the suburbs have gotten well down into the 50s. 54 at white plains. 58 at teterboro. 55 down the shore at bell mar, even 50 at toms river. low humidity, a lot of sunshine, light wind out there today with high pressure firmly in control. look at lies -- highs up to 83 degrees. eventually we get the heat and humidity back. we'll talk about that a little bit later in the half hour. right now over to debby she is going to look at the commute. >> reporter: thanks jeff. the outbound lincoln tunnel earlier problems cleared. jersey bound. inbound lincoln tunnel 20 minutes now. holland 10 minutes in. george only 5 minutes getting into town. let's see what is happening by kenned by airport.
earlier accident westbound building here at kennedy airport. reports of this problem out by springfield boulevard, a car fire reported. subways and buses running on or close to schedule. new jersey transit, metro- north, on or close to schedule. john del giorno. >> reporter: debby gm. we are hovering high over st. john's university. traffic here. the problem was westbound on the grand central parkway, right lane was blocked just beyond 188th street. all lanes reopened but it doesn't take much on this stretch of the grand central. all the way back into nassau county. the lie layla an earlier
10 minutes coming inbound through queens. 6:32 now. developing now, a pregnant woman caught in the middle of a shooting. this happened overnight in newark. one man was killed when shots were fired inside a home diana rocco is live. >> reporter: good morning. we have learned that man was shot and killed while he was standing on his front porch. that pregnant woman now recovering here loss. police continue to search for a gunman. this happened this morning. police investigated and that took several hours. neighbors saw a shooter fire from across the street at several people standing on the porch of the residence. the man was hit several times and stum whered into the kitchen. he was pronounced dead at the
this was random, however neighbors believe it to be drug-related. the woman was shot in the left foot. no word on her condition this morning, but she is here at university hospital. we are live in newark, diana rocco channel 7 eyewitness news. 6:33. six people have now died in the horrific crash on the long island expressway. addelson passed away. three members of another family died as well including a 10- year-old boy. also killed a form mer aide to governor cuomo and most recently served as communications director for the suffolk county executive steve malone. >> this was a beautiful,
public service. police are investigating and speeding was involved, when a car slammed into the other cars. three people remain in the hospital, including a 3-year- old little girl. cell phone video shows billowing smoke and towering flames when fire ripped through a home in new jersey. the family that was trapped inside is alive this morning and a 12-year-old girl. when the fire started jalen holloway jumped out a window to get help. officer brian gay was first on the scene. >> i called the cops right away. if i didn't call the cops we would probably all be dead. >> the stairway was fully engulfed. >> two children jumped into the officer's arms. a woman also dropped a baby down to him before escaping herself. thieves targeted the
government here in manhattan and made off with an assortment of items. most noteworthy a van with license plates designed for a diplomat. we have new video of the suspects on the upper east side. >> reporter: good morning again michelle. look at the indonesian consulate building behind me. it is a gutsy move to target a building that looks so incredibly fortified with a lot down at you but this couple went for it. the consulate building is on east 68th street. these images are from cameras inside. police say the man and woman went in through an unlocked side door. they took keys and stole the
plates easily identifiable for police. the couple is said to be between the ages of 18 and 25. he was wearing dark gray sweatpants, no shirt. she was wearing a black and white striped tank top and dark- colored pants. now those images that you see are pretty clear. if you think you recognize this couple, the nypd would like to hear from you. we are live on the upper east side. 6:36. louisiana to get a look at the devastation caused by deadly flooding there. the white house says the visit is not just a response to criticism after donald trump visited the area. today president obama is set to make a day trip to baton rouge where he will tour neighborhoods hit hardest. 13 people were killed, and thousands were forced out of
visited a school yesterday where students learned about the virus. the mayor of miami beach says the governor blindsided him there were five confirmed cases of zika in the city. governor scott says the state is allocating funding to miami dade county to stop the spread. 6:37. in new york city officials are continuing the work to prevent the spread of zika and west nile as well. the departme a precaution, and officials are optimistic the zika virus will not be found in mosquitoes here in the city. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. here on eyewitness news this morning a beautiful look downtown right now. temperatures in the lower 60s going up to about 80 degrees during the day today. so 63 right now officially in central park. here is your planner for the
75 by noon. 79 your temperature by 4:00 in the afternoon. humidity is going to be on hold until late in the week, but eventually, we do have 90 degrees in your accu-weather 7 thai forecast and we'll have that coming up in just a few minutes. debby? >> reporter: subways running on or close to schedule. overall on or close. also heading to the inbound george washington bridge a minor delay, lincoln 15 to 20 and the holland 15 minutes in. look at the volume on the southbound side of the van wyck. busy toward kennedy airport this morning. traffic is moving out toward the area of q gardens with that earlier accident cleared.
there as well eagain if you are heading to the grand central parkway westbound that accident just cleared out of the way. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today back to you michelle, ken. thank you debby 6:39. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a service dog stolen in the bronx while its owner was just steps away. it is a story getting a lot of attention on the eyewitness news abc 7 ny news app. chased down by police his family says with guns pointed right at him. and a panic.
say an innocent 10-year-old boy was chased by police, who pointed their guns at him. legend preston's mother posted pictures to facebook, he was visibly shaken, right after the incident. >> he says he was playing basketball when officers chased him down an alley mistaking him for an world robbery suspect i don't they did have the guns pointed directly at him as they assumed quote he fits the description. >> police say officers did have their guns out but never pointed them at the 10-year- old. internal affairs now investigating. 6:43 right now. the university of connecticut is welcoming its most diverse freshman class in school history. the class of 2020 includes 5100 incoming freshmen. the largest bump in diversity, which has been on the rise over
: 's hispanic population. "good morning america" is coming up next. george stephanopolous live in times square. >> reporter: good morning, more e-mail trouble for hillary clinton. petitions now to have 14900 more released before the election. donald trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate. essaying it shows, the e-mails show clinton gave special donors. plus tom brady is making headlines again didn't show up for preseason games and practice. and new guidelines from the american heart association. they are recommending the sugar intake for children go down and they want to give tips on how to avoid excess sugar in your child's diet. >> a lot to cover are. thank you george. >> make us healthier. let's check in with meteorologist jeff smith in for bill evans.
official complain about the weather. a guy walked by and said it is too cold out here. i should have said oh you want the 110 heat index? >> reporter: it feels like fall. in some of the suburbs it might feel chilly for this time of year. especially well north of the city. let's check out a shot over over central park. looking toward queens. temperature 63. humidity 67%. the dew point at 52. that measures the amount of moisture in the atmosphere. it has been 70 plus for so many weeks on end and now it is finally in the pleasant to invigorating category that comfort level. almanac, 82 is your normal high this time of the year. just shy of that, later on this
in 1916. sun going down a bit earlier this each day. 80 degrees, low humidity, light wind. absolutely perfect weather out there. on friday the heat and humidity really increase, up near 90 degrees then we clear out just in time for the weekend. a great final weekend of august. temperatures in the middle and upper 40s right now bell west and north of the city. big, of high pressure from control over the eastern half of the country. tropical storm gaston is moving off to the west northwest right now. 50 miles per hour winds, strengthening interest a hurricane during the next several days but it should eventually veer back out to sea. 80 your eventual high in new york city. upper 70s, lows tonight in the upper 60s in the city.
to close out the work week. plenty of sunshine and nice, a high around 80. tonight clear don't to 67 in midtown. many of the enters into the mid- 50s. warmer tomorrow not humid at all. a little bit of an uptick in the hot and humid friday. best chance being north and west of the city, we clear out just in time for the weekend, highs in the mid-80s. looking good out there. >> no more complaints people. >> it is beautiful. just a little chilly but we'll take it. good morning everybody. we are going to take it to the subways running or close to schedule this morning. no problems to report. if you are taking a ride over
holland 20. outbound lincoln tunnel completely reopened. disabled garbage truck from earlier cleared. eastbound wwe, stop and go traffic trey canard the brooklyn. also the grand central parkway westbound ramp to the bqe watch out for stop and go traffic here. the earlier problems on the eastbound 38th street that disabled car cleared. a look toward the area of 38th the disabled car completely gone. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today back over to you michelle, ken? 6:48. a car slams into a sidewalk in brooklyn. >> let's check in with john del giorno above in news can'ter 7. john good morning. >> reporter: good morning. first live pictures here from news copter 7. this is pennsylvania and lavonia
the car looks like it was traveling southbound on pennsylvania avenue. there may be another vehicle involved that we can't see. there is a fairly large police and fire response here although we have been seen any injured victims receiving treatment. the elevated station you see that station is not open right that station so that could have been a very good thing here. if it had been open you could assume the sidewalks would have been much more crowded at this time of the morning. john del giorno channel 7 eyewitness news. 6:49. a veteran in the bronx is putting everything he has into finding the man in this video
left his shitzhu tied-up outside of a grocery store sunday and the man walked off with his most important companion. he is putting his reason money toward finding his best friend and bringing him home. >> i would go homeless for him. i hope this person has a conscience and drops him off somewhere. >> he has a microchip, so if some him to a shelter they will reunite the two. up next expensive eels.
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pokemon go players and has caused problems for drivers as players blocked the road to catch them all. we are following a developing story out of newark. one man is dead, a woman injured in a shooting. the surviving victim nearly hello! it's our new intern, bart's first week here at td bank, he's a robot from one of those other banks. we're training him to bank human. i am banking assistance & registration technology. wait, wait, wait. but you can call me,
midnight. a plan was killed and a woman who is 9 months pregnant was shot in the foot. she is recovering at just -- university hospital. police are looking for a man who attacked an elderly woman on arthur avenue in the bronx. he followed an 81-year-old into an apartment building sunday night, ripped off her necklace, kicked her and ran off. police say diplomatic into the indonesian consulate on the upper east side. they stole vodka, a samsung tablet, a suitcase of clothing and even a van. a woman said a second drunk driver crashed her birthday party on long island big time. dan corridor yo says she and a
in center port. ten cars were seriously damaged. including hers. we are going to go outside to news copter 7 and show you a problem right now right at the bqe. an accident doesn't look like a big accident but a minor accident on the parkway causes really, really tough delays. so again this is the grand central parkway westbound into the bqe. watch out for that accide going back out toward laguardia. let's also highlight the maps. tappan zee bridge into west chester county a disabled truck. we'll keep an eye on that as well. also a report of problem on the sprain north of jackson avenue, an accident blocking one lane there. inbound george washington bridge 10, lincoln 25, holland 20. subways are on or close to
just showed us grand central parkway right at the bqe with that accident being cleared. belt parkway westbound earlier problems cleared. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. back over to you, michelle, ken, jeff? thanks debby. a little bit of a chill in the air this morning. >> wake you up. >> it will definitely wake you up. up inmont chill low, it is it is about 46 degrees. light wind, a lot of sunshine, low humidity. that will be absolutely perfect. a bit warmer tomorrow, still low humidity. a blend of sun and clouds thursday. humidity returns friday, maybe a shower or storm. enjoy today, going to be great out there. thank you. that is the news for now. more news traffic and weather in 25 minutes. thank you news copter 7 for
good morning, america. breaking overnight, tojd trump takes on hillary clinton and those thousands of new e-mails. saying she gave clinton foundation members special streemt. >> the department into the same kind of pay for play operation. >> trump calling for a prosecutor. terror attack in virginia. the fbi looking at this man accused of trying to kill two people, possibly trying to behead one. tropical threat. three systems brewing in the atlantic. the caribbean on alert. as we hit peak hurricane season. missing tom. the patriots' star quarterback, nowhere to be found at preseason games or practice. even his teammates now