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hotels right here in the city. here's what we know, today jared fogle is expected to plead guilty. prosecutors say there are at least 14 alleged victims. fogle will serve jail time. >> dave is live in the news room with more. >> reporter: the plea deal means at least 5 years and as many as 12 behind bars. fogle confessed to a sex act with a minor and receiving child porn. >> jared fogle's plea agreement reveals the former subway sitman traveled to new york city to pay for sex with minors. on november 3rd, 2012 he paid a 17-year-old girl who he found online to engage in sex acts while at the plaza hotel in manhattan. >> several months later the documents say he paid her while staying at the ritz carlton. the document said fogle texted the girl and offered to pay her a fee if she could find him another underage girl, asking
her to provide him with access to minors as young as 14. >> pleading guilty to sex with minors is not all. he also admitted he received child pornography from russell taylor, charity. taylor was arrested in april for producing child pornography and possessing it. taylor attempted suicide a week after his arrest and remains in federal custody. hours searching fogle's home. >> he was a private neighbor for the most part. we didn't see him outside too much. >> on that day subway suspended its relationship with fogle and yesterday they said we no longer have a relationship with jared and have no comment. >> he talk ed about going from 425 pounds down to 180. tv ads and a long-term contract made him a star worth millions.
>> i lost 245 pounds and kept it off. >> fogle will pay 14 victims $100,000 each. >> reporter: just in the last half hour fogle's wife issued this statement it reads, obviously i'm extremely shocked and disappointed by the recent developments involving jared. i'm in the the process of seeking a dissolution of the marriage. as part of the plea jared fogle must register as a sex offender. dave carlin, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. a disturbing discovery at a hotel has police searching for a family. a worker found a baby locked inside a room safe. meg baker has the details. >> reporter: the big question is how a baby got locked in the safe in the first place. now police are looking for the family possibly from brooklyn after they left the hotel. >> an infant rescued from a locked safe. this all took place at the howard johnson
hotel by the falls in niagra falls early tuesday morning. >> the panicked parents alerted safe their child was locked in the safe. a maintenance worker came in and was able to unlock the safe. the baby was alert and crying when the safe was opened. >> it's unknown how long the baby had been locked in the safe. police believe the baby is less than a year old and small enough to fit in the safe that's about 19 inches wide, 13 inches hall and 16 inches deep. >> once hotel staff realized how serious this was they contacted police. by then the parents left with the baby. >> police now do not know where they are. >> people like that should be locked in a safe like they locked their baby in a safe. it's sickening. >> according to police the room was registered to a person with an address from brooklyn, driving a gray ford passenger van with new jersey plates b31eub. canada and u.s. officials have been notified to be on the look out. >> reporter: now, police do not
believe the family crossed the border back into the u.s. they say the number one priority is to make sure that baby is safe. mary. >> meg, thank you. a warning for seen ing -- seniors visiting the coney island board walk. a snatch and grab robber has been targeted older men taking their jewelry. hazel sanchez has more from coney island. hazel. >> reporter: we're on the board walk right now where a lot of retirees like to socialize, exercise and re lax. now a lot of them are putting up their guard after a number of ride by robberies. >> 76-year-old marina walks the coney island board walk every day but does so with extreme caution. >> it's not so good. twice my husband was beat here. maybe 15, 16 years old the boys were. >> she said she's not surprised
to hear about the man in this photo who police say has been targeting local men in their 60, 70s and 80s robbing them of their gold jewelry. >> they don't want to work these people and just do crime and that's it. >> you don't see no cops. i think whoever is doing this knows what he's doing. >> police say since july 3rd the man in this surveillance photo has robbed at least six people on and near the board walk in coney island and brighton beach. the suspect approaches the victims on his bike and snatches their necklaces or bracelets. >> that's terrible. >> people who live near by say the police need to patrol the area more often. >> it's people that can't do anything. that's when the police need to step in. they have to protect property and life and a combination of both, it should be a high priority.
>> reporter: we did reach out to the nypd about the public's concern for what they say is a lack of police patrol. we are still waiting to hear back from police. we hope to have their response and more information on this investigation coming up tonight on cbs 2 news at 6:00. for now live on coney island, hazel sanchez, cbs 2 news. new information as the nypd captures is suspect who escaped while still handcuffed. they found austin stevenson this morning in brooklyn. on sunday he was taken into custody for criminal trespass charges. police say he pushed an officer and took off. in june surveillance video captured a handcuffed suspect running from harlem detective and that man was found a month later. it's another scorcher outside this afternoon. today it's less about the heat and more about the humidity. john elliott is in the weather center. >> very sticky situation, mary. let's talk about the dew point . you know when it's at 50 it's comfortable. you start to feel that humidity at 60.
it hit 70 and it is oppressive. the dew point right now is 71. the dew point in the city has been at or about 71 all morning long. yeah, it's a sticky situation. now we're also dealing with the risk of a few isolated showers. we're seeing some in ocean county right now. much of the area is just hazy sun. numbers are down a bit but there's a lot of humidity to deal with. our concern though is this front that's pushing in to that moisture rich atmosphere. we'll tell you what they may mean for your thursday or friday in a bit. for now keep cool. >> thank you so much , john. the tom brady deflate scandal is playing out in a manhattan courtroom. steve ogermeyer is live in lower manhattan. what's the latest? >> reporter: well, tom brady is practicing with the patriots right now so he's not here. nfl commissioner roger goodell isn't here either but they weren't required to be here. however, they will both be required to be
in attendance for the next court appearance on august 31st. i just stepped out of the federal courtroom where tom brady's attorney made a argument, a number of attacks on the commissioner's authority saying his power is not limitless, he does admit he has broader power in personal conduct issues but the deflate scandal was an he argued nobody told the players they could be finished for knowing about wrong doing. the kicker also refused to turn over his cell phone and text messages. he wasn't penalized. most importantly, the league's collective bargaining agreement is covered by new york law and federal labor laws. oral arguments will continue today. the new report does say that tom brady will accept some form of
suspension just so long as it's for his failure to cooperate with the investigation and not for actually deflating the football themselves. tom brady's legacy is on the line here. the nfl commissioner's power is on the line right now. it doesn't seem like either side is budging. it looks like we are not headed for a settlement. it looks like it's going to be a judge's decision on september 4th. from lower manhattan steve overmeyer, cbs 2 news. crime in a cemetery in new jersey, the remains of a body disappears. >> a woman punched and kicked to the ground. >> women are going top less in time square. >> could a pink pill help or hurt women? the potential hazards of a drug just approved
a violent robbery caught on camera in harlem. police are looking for a man who attacked a women on west 138th street. he wrestled her to the ground kicking and punching her. the 24-year-old resisted but the man took her purse and iphone and took off towards 8th avenue. unusual crime at a cemetery in new jersey. a suspect is accused of stealing human remains. chopper 2 flew over
mount pleasant cemetery in newark yesterday after a burglary. someone forced open a casket and removed the remains. it dates back to the 1940s. turning to campaign 2016, hilary clinton seems to be frustrated with all the questions surrounding her e-mail controversy. she denied breaking the law yesterday with using a personnel server during her time as secretary of state. she joked about it. >> like with a cloth or something? we turned over everything that was work-related. every single thing. >> she said she only with held personal e-mails. on monday the state department did reveal that more than 300 e-mails in her private account have been flagged because they could contain classified information. the dating website ashley madison hacked. >> what every women needs to
tourists in exchange for cash and only wear body paint. cuomo said they're breaking the line and are not keeping the tourist area family-friendly. mayor de blasio called the practice wrong and said the city will take action. hackers have followed through with a threat to post customer information from the cheating website ashley madison. it helps connect people cheating on their significant others. the impact team threatened to release information if the site was not shut down. some data was posted on the dark web yesterday. it requires a special browser. the fda has you proved the first drug to boost women's sex drives. it's known as the little pink pill. it comes with a dose of controversy. >> did you hear the fda approved the first ever women's pill to boost sexual desire?
>> some are banking the fda for approving the controversial drugs. low libido. sherry mike is one of them. >> it's caused a lot of husband, a lot of disappointment. >> the pill's approval didn't come easily. the fda rejected it twice, once in 2010 and again in 2013 for safety concerns. most common side effects include dizziness, nausea and fatigue. the manufacturer warns that when combined with alcohol it can cause fainting. >> dr. berman said the drug's risks are greater than the benefits. >> it's barely effective at all. it increases the number of sexually satisfying events by less than one event a month. >> this little pink pill is re --
referred to as the blue pill. comparisons company addiy and viagra are inaccurate. >> viagra increases blood flow. la bee toe is tough ibido is -- libido is tougher to treat. in october. today, john. >> we're out of the 90s but it it's a there. sticky out there. high dew points and that is one of the components to the possibility of some heavier rain late thursday into friday. let's check out the island. john has 85. you said it, mary, temperatures may only be 85 but the high humidity makes it feel like 90 plus there. now, this is interesting, eva loves to be outside, 84 right now in east brunswick. she sent this picture in. this is cool. hazy, hot and humid are good for mushrooms.
they love this. these are impressive mushrooms. if that's to scale almost the size of a tire. this kind of weather will tire you out so pace yourself. still lots of fluids. you will be sweating once again. it's a mix of sun and clouds in the city, 85. winds are variable at 6. humidity at 63%. numbers close together, low to mid 80s on average. these numbers compared to yesterday actually a degree or two cooler than yesterday. when you throw in the dew points it feels like 90 in new york right now. we have a heat index value of 91 to 93 around the area. it's definitely oppressive in the sense that you have all this extra humidity. 87 the high today, above normal. sunset is at 7:49. even with that mix of sun and clouds that uv forecast is at an 8. make sure that you're ready for that. i have to say hi to joan in brooklyn. she's so sweet. she called in and match
es every day. 8.7 for the pollen report today. moderate rip current risk if you're sneaking away to the beach this afternoon. don't forget that sunscreen. we talked about showers into monmouth and ocean county. most of the area has the hazy sun and humidity. today there will be a change. today pop up showers and storms, most of those west of the city. there won't be that many of them. thursday we'll see more clouds, more frequent shower activity but thursday night into friday morning look at this line holding together. embedded in that line heavy rain, local flooding a possibility. it's a 12-hour event. it takes a while to push through. then what happens is you're going to see some wrap around showers possibly saturday and sunday. the busiest period will be over night thursday into and through
the day on friday. we do need the rain though. >> thank you, john. >> find out the weather any time by downloading the cbs 2 app. it's free and available in the itunes store. so many fruits available and in season this time of year. >> here tony with the tip of the day. >> this melon is kind of like a cantaloupe. it's part of the family. when you cut them open look at this. let me tell you when it comes to being sweet incredible. for breakfast every morning on a hot summer day it's refreshing. let's talk about selection and storage. when you buy them -- let me find one that's perfect. i got one. make sure they have a beautiful netting all the way around. very important. there's ribs here different to the cantaloupe that's smooth all the way around. make sure they're not cracking and we can see the flesh. they have a small cavity when they're heavier.
store them in the refrigerator. they're not going to get riper after they're picked. in the fridge it will slow it down. if you leave it on the counter they get that gray color to them and they're not going to taste that good or look that good. i have one for breakfast every almost day. not a whole one, a half a one. it's beautiful. look how pretty they are . i'm tony, your fresh grocer. stay fresh and eat healthy. >> tasty. we'll be right back
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