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time warner cable. it is 4:30. 60 degrees on this wednesday, october 7th. weather just keeps on getting better, and better. good morning. i am chris wragge. >> and i am mary calvi. we just need a day like yesterday. nice out there. welcome to cbs 2 news. we will have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. but we begin with new information on a shooting in brooklyn that left one person dead and two wounded. >> police have released a photo of one of the two men they are looking for. janelle burrell is live from the hospital in queens this morning. >> reporter: good morning to
one of the three victims shot during that incident yesterday, a 13-year-old girl grazed by a bullet being treated here at the hospital this morning. meanwhile, police are looking for three people they want to talk to in connection with the murder of a grandfather. police this morning asking for your help in finding these two men. both captured on video, not far from the shooting scene where the 53-year-old was killed tuesday. investigators now looking to question both in connection with his murder. >> everybody is shocked right now. and nobody could believe it's true. >> reporter: police say it began with a trio of car burglars tuesday morning. just before 8:00, they say he spotted them and tried to chase them down as they ransacked this white mini van outside of abny mechanical corporation where he worked. investigators say he and a
that's when they say one of the suspects began shooting. one bullet grazed the hip of a 13-year-old girl walking to school. his 56-year-old coworker was grazed on the chest and ear. and several bullets hit him in the torso, killing him. >> was like the neighborhood handy guy. if anybody needed help with anything. >> reporter: police urging the public to get a close look at the men, two of the three they want to talk to about the role they may have played in the death. >> it was upsetting. a nice guy. he's young. trying to help someone else. >> reporter: and friends say he had recently lost his job. he was only on the second day of his new job when he was killed. police urging anyone who recognizes the men in the video to give them a call. reporting live, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. time for traffic and weather on the 2s.
john, good morning. >> hi everybody. we are going to see a delightful day today. possibly the pick of the week and some of the best weather in the country when you consider everything that's going on. we have a lot to be thankful for today. 60 today and winds are variable at 3 and relative humidity at 66%. not too bad. it's going to be comfortable. we see more clouds today. not only to start but also to wrap things up. there's a front that pushes through today. it's starved for moisture. it's a dry day with numbers above normal once again. about 68 at lunchtime. and that's above normal. shooting for 75 with sun and clouds. and we see the front push through overnight tonight. i don't want to push you out the door but if you have to go, here to help is alex denis. >> thank you. good morning. traveling in queen, the jackie
robinson park is closed from the van wick to forest drive. been there all week. moving well. and eastbound to the l.i.e. is traveling well. and george washington now, we have the construction that has cleared on the inbound upper- level. easing out though, no delays official ring leader reported here. lincoln and holland are moving well. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. the search is on for a man accused of groping boys in the bronx. police have just released video of the suspect. they say he struck three times since august at the park. the victims ages 12, 13 and 15, they were not injured. we will have much more on the story in the next half hour. an suv jumps the sidewalk in queens critically injuring her and killing her niece.
the impact sent the suv on to the sidewalk hitting the girl and her mother and aunt. the car. and right after that hit, the other woman hit the wall of the that. >> the girl's mother and the two drivers are in stable condition. police say the suv driver ran a red light. so far, no charges have been filed. freedom for a man who spent 25 years in prison in a notorious case. he walked out of jail in lower manhattan yesterday where family greeted him after posting a $1 bail. he cried when the judge threw out his murder conviction. he maintained he was coerced into confessing he killed the 22-year-old of utah in 1990. it happened on the 7th avenue and 53rd street subway platform. a judge ruled prosecutors neglected testimony and he ordered a new trial. >> i thought i was going to have a nervous break down the.
i couldn't believe it. it was surreal to me. >> no word from the district attorney on whether he plans to appeal or retry the case. new developments this morning in the search for the missing u.s. cargo ship and the crew believed to have sank last week during hurricane joaquin. hard ache over the apparent tragedy stretches to long island. >> reporter: pieces of wreckage continue to turn up as the coast guard widens the search pat enfor the lost cargo ship and the crew. hope fades. >> i would like to hope. i would like to hope that there's still a chance but beyond. i just don't know. it's a longtime. >> reporter: they wait in long island where howard grew up in a house facing the water. she started an online prayer circle for the lost ship when it vanished in the bahamas in
the winds of hurricane joaquin. the family moved to out in the early '80s but it's a place where a lot of people who live here remember his love of the water well. >> him being in the water, that was his life. and sad the see him go. you know, and like i said, you know, everybody knows one another in east rockaway. >> reporter: his wife of 20 years in florida issued a statement to supporters and friends, he took great pride in his work as second engineer. he was the most vibrant, colorful person, so full of life. to imagine such a life gone is unbearable. safety investigators are looking into why the captain michael davidson chose a route that passed so close to the storm. the owners say the engine room was being prepared for retrofitting but don't know if that's why it lost power at such a critical time. an admission from the bombing of a hospital was a
john campbell told congress that u.s. forces launched the air strike saturday that kill 2 people. the hospital was run by the group doctors without borders. he says u.s. troops will be retrained on the rules of engagement. a 42-year-old new jersey man was crashed in the back of his van. a car barreled into a fence at high-speed. the accident left the 42-year- old seriously hurt and just missed his nephew and other relatives. he was rushed to the hospital with injuries. witnesses say police gave the driver the a breathalyzer test and then took him into custody. sad to say the season is now over for the new york yankees after last night's wild card game loss to the astros. down the stretch, you no the
the astro, watch this, look at this, bang. i mean, first pitch of the 2nd inning, driving this one about 500 feet over the wall to make it 1-0 astros. and two innings later in the 4th, the same, this one tall way to the bullpen. the former met player like he had something to prove in new york city. six shutout inning 2 straight overall. yankees go down with just three hits last night. 3-0 the final score from bronx. so the astros advance to take on the kansas city royals. and for the yankees, it's all over. >> just rough to watch. >> heart breaking. >> yeah, such hope. >> and a loft people waking up today like, oh -- a lot of people waking up today, like, oh, man. competing with apple. microsoft shows off new hardware. plus this -- >> i don't have a twitter but one of my professors emailed me.
>> she doesn't have twitter. oh, no. tom hanks found her school id and cbs 2 news found her. and now this unlikely pair, a young cheetah and a puppy. never saw this before. why the two are getting along so well. >> and what could possibly go wrong? it's going to be a beautiful day today. as we get ready for a warm beauty. will the drops return? what about the week you've got questions and we have answers.
as we are watching the weather, we have weather watchers reporting for duty and comfortable numbers. a lot of folks in the low to mid- to upper 50s. 57. this is jean, the weather machine, and i like this, i didn't know this, today is national frappe day. i might have to have one. and expense it to wragge. cooler numbers north and west. a few pictures i wanted to share. i love this. just gorgeous. we've got some clouds there. that's up into parts of the hudson valley. and if you thought barry was a weather geek, you got it. i like that. and let's fill up the mug with hot cocoa or maybe coffee and get you ready for the day. it is 60 right now in the city. winds variable at 3 miles per hour. and relative 66. i checked in with guy and he is having a huge cup of hot cocoa, 49.
and a degree cooler there. and 57 in babylon. and these numbers compared to yesterday though, it's warmer. tell you what, i was out early this morning with chloe and she said, you know, dad, it's warmer this morning and i said, i have a dog that talks. seven degrees warmer in white plains than it was this time yesterday. and a few clouds to start the day and then sun and clouds today. and not going to be the unmitigated blue that we saw yesterday. but there's a little bit of compression going on so we see numbers warmer than yesterday for parts of the area by a degree or two. and you can get a sense of the clouds right there and expand the radar view and you don't the see a lot of precipitation. and there's a front that's pushing through ontario right now. and watch through the day. you see that mix of sun and clouds and tonight evidence of the front. and moisture aloft out of the area but headed upstate, you might see more substantial clouds. but the surface dew points are so low, we don't see moisture out of the front.
so thursday is a nice day, just a little cooler. and by friday morning, there's a chance for a shower. and then a better chance for a shower or even a little brief period of heavier rain friday night. and remember that. if you're sneaking away, hey, maybe going to check out beautiful colors upstate into connecticut, new england or to the west. just remember, there's a chance for rain and that may linger into saturday morning as well. and could see heavier rain overnight friday into saturday. and 75, feeling great, mostly sunny, nice, light breeze and comfortable numbers for you. overnight tonight, looking at number, well, not too bad. 56 and that's cooler than it was this morning and then the day tomorrow, not bad. it's a little cooler, the chance of rain is friday, later into the first part of your saturday. the weekend. and let's get you up and at >> thank you. good morning everyone. if you are traveling in queen, we have construction. the jackie robinson parkway is closed westbound from the van
anticipate that. and a live look at one of the hundreds of cameras showing construction blocking the right lane on the northbound side of the harlem river drive at 155th street. but no delays in the area. and all of the east river all-clear. and mass transit, path trains, new jersey transit and lirr are all on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you. if you're just waking up, here's a quick look at some of the stories making news this morning. gangs with russian ties are driving in eastern europe, connecting sellers to middle eastern extremist group. authorities have interrupted four groups. south carolina officials are watching dozens of dams that might fail and cause more flooding. 11 have failed so far. in columbia, crews are rushing to repair a breach threatening
in california, governor jerry brown will sign a major climate change measure today. it will increase the renewable electricity to 50% and double efficient in existing buildings by 2030. a mixed close on wall street on tuesday. and that puts an end to five straight days of gains. the nasdaq lost 49 points. those are the incorrect numbers. the s&p 500 lost seven. the nasdaq lost 32 on the day yesterday. microsoft introduced a slew of new devices as it takes on apple. the company unvailed new phones and tablets and fitness bands. the surface book, the company says it breaks new ground. >> this is now two times as powerful as the mac book pro in the same class but you can do things you can't do with the mac book pro.
you get the ability to take the pen and write right on the screen. >> users can also lift the screen right off the base and use it as a tablet. it will run windows 10. a new york college student is the talk of twitter thanks to tom hanks. he tweeted out a picture of her id card after he found it. and since then, everyone has been looking for lauren. we found her. >> my god, are you the lauren? i was like, that's me. i'm the lauren. >> reporter: she's a university senior, lauren. lauren whitmore to be exact. known on twitter only as twitter thanks to her college id card tweeted out by tom hanks to his more than 10 million followers. if you need it, my office will get to you. >> i don't have a twitter but one of my professors emailed me with a link and said, you're famous. >> reporter: she says she was running in central park yesterday when she must have
dropped it. >> it was ironic. and i was like, i was out for a run, forest, i don't know. >> reporter: that's a reference of course to hank's role in forest gump. >> i decided to go for a little run. >> reporter: and now about the id picture seen by millions. >> my head shot, when i was like 15, so it doesn't look like me at all. >> reporter: she's now 21 but says she's okay with it. and other students say they would be in order to if id. >> i chose a bad one. >> i hate my id picture to be honest with you. but if tom hanks found it, i can't complain. >> reporter: so about tom hanks -- >> i have not spoken to tom hanks personally. if he has my id, i will surely meet him to do that. >> reporter: especially since she spent $20 to get a new card print. this is really a full-circle moment for hanks. back in march, he lost his credit card.
found my card and returned it. thanks, hanks. if you found somebody's id, what would you do? >> definitely post to social media and try to find that person. >> reporter: just make sure you tweet it first. cbs 2 news. >> is that the most beautiful student id photo ever? lauren, you look gorgeous. >> if you got a twitter account, i can guarantee about 200,000 followers. when harry met lauren. coming upa authentic italian food at the right price. and find out what makes this odd couple such good friends. the reason why a cheetah pup
sun and clouds and numbers above normal. a real october treat. not a trick. a treat. a few showers on friday. high pressure makes a come back over the weekend. sunday shapes up and is super. you have great news for the carolinas, river flooding still a menace there. and more moisture up around seattle. but there's heat in the central states. and then we will tap into that today. warmest of the week before we see cooler numbers to wrap up the week. >> thank you. if you are traveling, we ever lingering construction that could cause delays through the morning ride. and queens construction has a lane blocked the northbound side. you can see the heavy delays are back the to hillside avenue. and also in queen, the jackie robinson parkway is closed for construction from the van wick to the forest park drive. both causing he has takes. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you.
well, they're an unlikely pair but a young cheetah and his puppy friend have everyone at the the richmond, virginia zoo taking in all the cuteness. the it's a practice that's gone on for over 30 years because of the calming effects the dogs seem to have on the wildcats. >> okay. >> a calming effect on everyone. >> i just worry about the puppy a little bit. a new jersey state park. what is lurking in the woods that has if i recalls concernedful we will be right back. -- that has officials concerned. we will be right back. so how ya doing? enough pressure in here for ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me.
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>> that's a really good idea: good morning. i'm mary calvi. >> and i am chris wragge. everybody is shocked right now. i mean, nobody could believe it's true. >> a new clue in the search for a trio accused of gunning down a 53-year-old man who police say was trying to stop a crime in progress. as bullets flew, one grazed the hip of a 13-year-old girl. and police release new photos. police say the man in this video lured boys and groped them. it's allegedly happened more than once at a park in bronx. i would like to hope. i would like to hope that there's still a chance but beyond. i just don't know. taste longtime. >> people in east rockaway waiting for word of a ship that vanished during hurricane joaquin. howard schumely was among the 33 people onboard when it disappeared. these cameras are causing
are don't the know what to do at the intersections. >> suffolk county lawmakers are joining the fight against red light cameras. they say the quick yellow lights are dangerous to drivers. and they want the program suspended but others say not so fast. and a swing and a groundball to short. big hop and the astros have advanced to the division series. >> heart break at yankee stadium as the home team loses to the houston astros in the wild card game. season for the yankees. and if you don't know lauren from fordham university, you do now. after tom hanks found her student id and posted a picture to twitter, cbs 2 news found lauren. what she is saying about the attention she is now getting. john elliott. >> you do not want to see my old student id card. >> no, we do. we actually do want to see it. >> no, no, no.
we are going to see nice conditions today. really comfortable temperatures this afternoon. refreshing out the door. and we have dipped a degree, 52349 the park right now -- 59 in the park right now. and clouds overhead serving to insulate a bit. so it feels comfortable. for an october morning, very sweet. october afternoon, very nice. numbers well above normal. that's the trend. and we are shooting for the mid- 70s today. front pushes through overnight tonight so we will see more clouds fill in before we see another pretty bright day on your thursday. more about that a bit but she is bright and sunny, even when the traffic isn't what's going on alex? construction is the name of the game. in queen, the jackie robinson parkway closed westbound because of the construction from the van wick to the forest park drive. a look in queen, this is construction that's actually in the process of clearing on the northbound side of the van wick expressway between the queue gardens interchange and jewel avenue. one lane blocked as you can see.
and if i could show you, just a little bit of a delay but it's easing out. and hopefully full relief shortly. and lincoln, you are delay- free. george washington and holland also moving well. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> all right. thank you. new this morning, police are searching for a man accused of luring and groping boys in a bronx park. >> he truck three times since august. we are live with more. >> reporter: all of the incidents happened here in the park and now police are investigating three of them. and this morning they are warning everyone to be on the lookout for the suspect and they want you to see his picture. take a look. police say this is the suspect who they are looking for. he is a man in his 30s and he was caught on surveillance before and after the alleged crimes. they happened just off of bay chester avenue and crawford avenue. some in the early afternoon and others in the early afternoon.
and others in the early afternoon. the 13-year-old was walking through the park and the suspect offered the boy to carry his bags and offered him money. but they started walking together and the stranger allegedly grabbed him inappropriately. and in mid-september, he is accused of doing the same thing to a 15-year-old. police say he exposed him -- exposed himself and touched him inappropriately as well. and then he allegedly approached a 12-year-old boy and pulled him into a wooded area. police say this victim punched the man in the face and ran off. all of the victims got away without injuries but they were shaken up from the incidents. and again, police need to find the man before he possibly targets someone else. they tell us he has a heavy foreign accent. and if you have information, they want you to come forward. ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and now to breaking news. police are investigating an unusual incident in central park. a man's dog died suddenly
shot. confirmed. an autopsy is being performed death. the 65-year-old owner was talking the lab near west 11th street around 11:00 last night when the animal suddenly trauma. well an suv jumps a sidewalk in queen, killing a woman and critically injuring her 2-year-old nice. it happened yesterday. a black kia and a white suv collided at the corner of atlantic avenue. the impact september the suv on to the -- impact sent the suv on to the sidewalk hitting the woman. police say the suv driver ran a red light but so far, no charges have been filed. there is new video of a man police want to question in the shooting death of an aide to governor cuomo last month. video. he has a beard and glasses and wearing a white cap backwards.
police say a 43-year-old was caught in the cross fire of rival gangs before the west indian day parade. new information on a deadly shooting. >> police are looking for a man seen in a video. they opened fire after apparently being caught burglarizing cars. janelle burrell joins us with more. >> reporter: chris, there were three victims in this shooting, a grandfather who was killed and a 13-year-old girl on her way to school. he is recovering here in the hospital as police continue their search for three men they want to talk to in connection with the murder. police this morning asking for your help in finding these two men. both captured on video not far from the shooting scene where a 53-year-old was killed tuesday. investigators now looking to question both in connection with his murder. >> everybody is shock in right now.
>> reporter: police say it began with a trio of car burglars breaking into cars tuesday morning. and just before 8:00, they say he spotted them and tried to chase them down as they ransacked this white mini van outside of abny mechanical corporation where he worked. investigators say he and a coworker both ran after the men. that's when they say one of the suspects began shooting. one bullet grazed the hip of a 13-year-old girl walking to school. his 56-year-old coworker was grazed on the chest and ear. and several bullets hit him in the torso, killing him. >> mike was like the neighborhood handy guy. if anybody needed help with anything, they would go to mike. >> reporter: and police urging the public to get a close look at the men. two of the three they want to talk to about the role they may have played in the death.
nice guys, young, trying to help someone else. >> reporter: now friends tell us that it was only his second day on the job when he was killed. as for his coworker who was injured during the shooting, he was treated here at the hospital and has been released. reporting live this morning from queens, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. thousands of federal inmates will soon be set free. they'll grant early release to about 6,000 inmates. it's the largest one-time release in history. the inmates are all drug to fire departmenters and are eligible for release due to changes in maximum federal drug sentences. coming up, meet the woman who hit the power ball jackpot and couldn't wait to quit her job. and just in case of an emergency, the alarming scene set to take place at newark liberty airport later today. treasure says, okay, i supported democrats and republicans and used to be friends with bill clinton, who cares.
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i don't know, play some golf. not enough leaves to rake yet. but if you need to, find some chores. do something for your neighbor. just to get outside today. do something because it is going to be so nice. maybe it's nice for an extra long walk in city. 59 in the park. winds are variable at 3 miles per hour. it's a light wind. relative humidity at 69%. in the week, you head up to orange county, readings in the 30s. and i mean, even in morning, middletown, 48. that's not too bad. so i mean it's a little cooler than in the city but not by that much. and still comfortable. 52 for the jersey shore. your high today, we will turn the 57 around to 75. 67 the normal. so exceeding expectations as far as what you would normally see this time of year.
88, the record set back in 1944. sun's up at two minutes before 7:00. sets a little before 6:30. the day is getting shorter, just like me. peak heat today, two degrees warmer than yesterday. and warm again friday. but it should be shy of 75. there goes the front, see it sneak by. and doesn't pack much of a punch. it's starved for moisture so we don't see rain. and tomorrow, a nice mix of sun and possibly more sun today. tomorrow. and then we have a little bit more of an interesting weather day on friday. you've got that flow out of the southwest filling in. so the numbers bump back up into the 70s. and you have a front on the way. you see a shower in the morning and could pave the way for an isolated pocket of heavier rain. and a thunderstorm can't be ruled out into friday night. and remember, if this is the weekend and you are sneaking away for a trip up into new england to check out the colors or business taking you out of town on friday night, remember, that's when we see some busier
some rain that we still need. 75 and feeling great today. there's that change tomorrow. and numbers down a bit. numbers back up on friday with the rain chance. and friday clearing out early. and saturday, you can have the yard sale or have some. definitely saturday afternoon looking good. and sunday looks nice as well. and the roads are dry but they're busy, right alex? >> yeah w construction. if you are traveling, let's begin in queens and see if we can help you out on the jackie robinson parkway. closed westbound from the van wick to forest park drive. stick to the detour and you should be okay. in brooklyn, the hov lane is closed until further notice on the northbound side of the gay gowanus -- on the gowanus. and new jersey transpit and lirr all on or close to
schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text - remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. the red light camera program is a scam. it's dangerous hors changing his tactics. the so-called red light robin hood no longer tilting cameras and now he is pushing law makers. >> nothing more than a systemic form of extortion at our expense. >> reporter: and some suffolk legislatures say they hear camera critics loud and clear. >> the public is outraged. and they deserve to be. >> reporter: several law makers calling for a suspension of the program citing short and inconsistently timed yellow lights and confused mixed signals they claim trap otherwise safe drivers. causing more accidents because folks don't know what to do at the intersections.
>> it's nothing more than a money grabber. nothing more. >> reporter: suffolk staunchly defends the camera, denying their position to rake in revenue or that they deliberately shorten yellow light, timing based solely on speed limits and location of accident data. >> the end-goal is that you have nobody going through red lights. and the revenue stream goes down to zero. >> reporter: what about the contract that guarantees the vendor revenue? >> the contract specifically puts in incentives for tickets to be issued and each one of those cameras. in fact, the county is required to pay a penalty if they don't meet a specific quota. >> so they can get their money back. and that's it. there is no quota. >> reporter: opponents calling for a suspension until the county hands over accident data that will show if it's improving traffic safety. cbs 2 news. another medical incident involving a pilot during a
flight. a co-pilot passed out yesterday on a united airlines flight from houston to san francisco. the plane was diverted to new mexico. the co-pilot regained the plane. the day before, the american airlines pilot died of an apparent heart attack on a flight from phoenix to boston. happening today, don't be alarmed if you notice emergency vehicles at newark liberty airport. they'll be conducting emergency response exercises on the air this morning. the drills are part of routine exercises not expected to affect flights. aggressive bears are scaring hikers. at least four hikers were followed last weekend. in one incident, a bear reportedly approached a hiker and swatted at him. thankfully there's been no physical contact but one bear has been euthanized. and we are hearing from the
$3.5 million. sinking in. >> i keep going to sleep and waking up with the same dream so i'm starting to realize it might be real. >> the other-year-old factory worker from michigan says she was having a bad night when she went on her lunch break and checked the power ball numbers. all matched. can you imagine? she quickly quit what she calls her nasty, dirty job. she worked the overnight for almost 23 years. and she went home to and called her three kids. she plans to build homes for everyone. >> let this be a lesson to bosses, be nice to your employees, you never know when one will land a $310 million lottery ticket. when we return, the sun of david and victoria beckham apparently takes after mom. and how much do you pay in
in the city right now, a little bit of cloud cover, 59. winds variable at 3 miles per hour. and relative humidity at 69%. just wait alex, all the shows just stick with you. in the city if you're sticking around, it's going to be nice. clouds give way to a mix of sun and clouds today. 75 for the high. above normal, absolutely. and warmer than we were yesterday. and a little warmer than we will be thursday. and we are warm again on friday. and friday remember, that's our next chance for some rain which we still need. and we need her every morning, here's alex. >> thanks. it's mostly construction that's giving you a headache. in queen, the jackie robinson parkway closed for construction westbound from the van wick to forest park drive. and brooklyn, the hov lane is closed until further notice on the northbound side of the gowanus until 92nd avenue for lingering road work. the harlem river drive, the right lane blocked northbound for construction. no delays to report in either direction. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide.
remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. the yankee's season comes to an end as the mets prepare to taken to dodgers. >> reporter: hard to believe but the nhl season gets underway tonight. the rangers will be in chicago to take on the stanley cup champion black hawks. the yankees lost the one game match-up last night. he would give up another run later on. much. the season ends 3-0. houston moves on to face the royals in the division series. and mets back on the practice field yesterday minus harvey. he did apologize and said, i screwed up. that's your cbs 2 news wfan sports update. >> can't do that, man. come on. this morning's two talker,
victoria beckham, watch out your son could be following in your footsteps. >> but first, bill clinton trump's campaign. alex denis is back here. >> reporter: yes, former president bill clinton was a guest of stephen colbert last night. >> did you call donald trump and ask him to run for president of the united states? >> no [ applause ] >> no. >> no? because that would be smart, man. >> yeah. yeah, i get credit for doing a lot of things i didn't do like that. but his daughter told my daughter that he tried to call me and i didn't get the message. by the time i got him back, he had forgotten why i called him in the first place. >> clinton said the two ended up having a pleasant conversation but never discussed the presidential campaign. more on the appearance on the late show coming up at 6:15. funny moments there. so a celebrity's son is
making his music video debut with a bang. in front of you so wake up you're sleeping heart >> so that's brooklyn beckham starring in a british band. it's their new hit "wake me up." the 16-year-old son of david and victoria beckham shoots fireworks into the sky. this isn't brooklyn's first time on camera. he has spent the last year modeling and now apparently singing and performing. ahead. >> you're either an athlete like dad or perform like, mom, hey, good for him. stories. police are searching for a suspect who is allegedly luring boys in a bronx park and touching them inappropriately. we will show you the suspect that they're looking for. new surveillance video released overnight of people
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just coming up on 5:30. 95 degrees on this wednesday, october 7th. today could be the -- 5:30. 59 degrees on this wednesday. october 7th. first our top stories today. the search for a predator. police say this is a man who tried to lure three kids near the same park in bronx. the latest incident happened this past weekend. the man convicted of the notorious killing of a tourist back in 1990 is waking ape free man. a judge tossed his conviction yesterday. he had long contended his confession was coerced by police. one of my professors emailed me with a link to twitter and said you're famous. >> and she dropped her id in central park, only to have it found by tom hanks. the very public way he was able to track her down. good morning everybody.
i am chris wragge. >> and i am mary calvi along with alex denis and john elliott. my student id picture -- >> not at all like that. >> seriously. it. so we had the tweet that tom hanks put out, i found your student id in the park, if you still need it, my office will get it to you. >> we actually found her. and boy, she's a celebrity right now. she's not on twitter. i recommend you get on twitter lauren. >> she was out running. she said, run, forest, run. run to me. bring me back my id. >> but the picture was beautiful. just this stunning picture on an id. who takes this picture this good. it was from when he was 156789 she's 21 now. >> and she looked beautiful then. >> and she looks gorgeous now too. >> but tom hanks, he lost a
it and returned it to him. so paying it forward. >> why don't we show our cbs id pictures. >> negative. >> bad idea. >> we're all on tv and our pictures are bad. >> the sad part about that, they make us carry those things every day as a constant reminder. 2s. >> my id for you or my idea is to get out and enjoy it. nice for october, 59 in the city now. and warmer than the last few mornings. winds are light and variable. and clouds overhead, a mix of sun can clouds and not quite as bright as yesterday. and there's a front tonight that pushes through. and it's a sandwich day. you start with clouds and we wrap it up with clouds as well. but pretty skies and 75 for your high. that unsettled weather is rolling in on friday. and we will talk more about that if a bit. >> enjoyed today.
boy it's going to be awesome. >> thank you. mostly construction that's causing some problems. in queens, taking the jackie robinson parkway, it's closed westbound from the van wick to forest park drive. and stick to detours there and you should be okay. in the brooklyn, the hov lane is closed until further notice between 92nd street and 7th avenue due to road work. and to the holland though, you are delay-free. on the new jersey turnpike as well as route 1 and 9 to the lincoln and george washington bridge. similar story, you have company but you are moving well. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, a serial groper at-large in bronx. >> he is accused of luring and forcibly touching children in the park. ilana gold is live with more. >> reporter: good morning. investigators say the suspect has been targeting young boys here the park. all of the incidents have happened in the daylight and police say they need to find
the suspect before he possibly goes after someone else. take a look at his picture. this is the suspect who police say they are looking for. he is in his 30s and he was caught before and after his alleged crimes. in the park on bay chester and crawford avenues. the most recent incident was last week. he approached a 12-year-old boy, grabbed his arm and pulled him into a wooded area and grabbed his waistband. but the boy punched the stranger in the face and ran off. but there was another issue in mid-september. investigators say the suspect asked a 15-year-old for money to carry his bags. when the teen agreed, the suspect apparently led him to an isolated area, exposed himself and touched the boy inappropriately. and there was a similar incident in august when he asked a 13-year-old boy the same question. as they walked around the park together, the man aingedly touched him inappropriately as well. all of the victims managed to get away without injuries but they were caught off guard and shaken up. and police are now warning
everyone in the park to be aware and on the lookout for the suspect. if you happen to see him, they want you to give him a call right away. they say he has a heavy foreign accent. ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. new information this morning on a shooting in brooklyn that's claimed a man's life after he tried to chase down a group of alleged car burglars. >> and two others were also struck by the gunfire. janelle burrell is live in queens. what's the latest? >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you mary. a 13-year-old girl who was grazed by a bullet during that shoot, we're told this morning she is continuing to recover here at elmhurst hospital. but for the 53-year-old grandfather, witnesses tell us that he was simply trying to do the right thing to the step in and stop a robbery in progress. and it cost him his life. police this morning asking for your help in finding these two men. both captured on video not far
from the shooting scene where 53-year-old michael matusiak was killed tuesday. and investigators now looking to question both in connection with his murder. >> everybody shocked right now. nobody could believe it's true. >> reporter: police say it began with a trio of car burglars breaking into cars tuesday morning. just before 8:00, they say matusiak spotted them and tried to chase them down as they ransacked this white mini van outside of abny mechanical corporation on nicken booker avenue where matusiak worked. investigators say matusiak and men. they say one suspect began shooting. one bullet grazed the hip of a school. matusiak's 56-year-old coworker was grazed on the chest and ear. and several bullets hit matusiak in the torso, killing >> mike was like the neighborhood handy guy. if anybody needed help if mike. >> reporter: police urging the
public to look at these men, two of the three they want to talk to about the role they may have played in matusiak's death. >> it was upsetting, you know, nice guys, he's young. you know, trying to help someone else. >> reporter: now as for matusiak's coworker, he was treated and released from the hospital yesterday. police again urging anyone who recognizes those men in the images to give them a call. reporting live, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> all right. thank you. freedom for a man who spent 25 years in prison in a notorious case of a tourist stabbed death in a subway station. he walked out of jail yesterday where his family greeted him after posting a $1 bail. he maintained he was coerced into confessing that he killed 22-year-old brian watkins of utah back in 1990. a judge rule prosecutors
neglected important testimony and ordered a new trial. >> i thought i was going to have a nervous break down. i was crying and breathing heavily. i couldn't believe it. it was surreal to me. >> no word from the manhattan district attorney on whether he plans to appeal or retry the case. an suv jumps the sidewalk in queens, killing a woman and critically injuring her 2-year- old niece. it happened yesterday. the black kia sedan and a white suv collided at the corner of 108th street and atlantic avenue. the impact hit the suv on to the sidewalk and hitting the girl and her mother and her aunt. >> i seen a little girl under the car. and right after that hit, the other woman hit the wall of the building and stopped after that. >> the girl's mother and the two drivers are reported in stable condition. police say the suv driver ran aa red light. so far, no charges have been filed. much more on the story in the next half hour. is bribery business as
usual at the united nations? that is the question the u.s. attorney says he is asking after filing charges against a former president of the u.n. general assembly and others. he held the largely ceremonial post for a year that ended in september of last year. he is accused of accepting over $1 million in bribes. and five others face charges. a newark man is facing drug smuggling charges after a bust last weekend. customs officers found 10 pounds of cocaine in cakes and cookies and bags of powder drinks and coffee. the officers say 48-year-old william sanchez also had 88 pills. now the drugs have been an estimated street value of $170,000. campaign 2016. a secret lunch for two notable progressives. city how now confirms that mayor de blasio met with presidential candidate bernie sanders last week though the it was not listed on the mayor's
public schedule. he called sanders an impressive person. de blasio managed hillary clinton's 2000 senate campaign. he has not yet endorsed a candidate. up next, the staggering amount of tolls being paid by drivers in the tristate area. and also this morning, a cancer survivor in a new fight over her driver's license photo. why the state won't let her use a picture taken before she started chemotherapy. and. and thousands take to central park for a record of peace. our weather -- chemotherapy. >> and thousands take to central park for a record of peace. and our weather watchers say sun glasses will come in handy. traffic and weather on the 2s
>> very comfortable. mornings in the 60s. afternoons in the 70s. digging it. oh, 48 here. this is chris, our historian. and as prommed, a little bit of beetles history. kind of sort of. today in 1957, a new york judge reverses john lennon's deportation order. how about that? we have more as we give peace and love a chance later in the show. a little cooler to the north. and this is it. 51 in redhook. and you know, cloud, a little bit of cloud cover this morning. and we will see some tonight with the passage of a weak front. and numbers above normal. less wind. just a little affiliated with the wind a little later. and winds are very light and variable at 3 miles per hour. and relative humidity at 69%. and more readings in 40s. and 55 for the jersey shore. and nice 53.
in the city for lunchtime, serving up 68. mixover sun and cloud, 75, above normal high. delightful for after school and after work actives. maybe you can sneak out early for a walk. and maybe a little tissue, pollen is up a bit today. it's down as we wrap up the week friday into saturday, particularly with the welcomed rain on way. as we get you on your way early this morning, a little bit of cloud cover and then a front tonight. for north and south carolina, there's no rain from the heavens but the damage done continue to flood. and you're just going to see it play out in different areas as the water slowly recedes. and we are anticipating a dry day today a few more clouds with the front tonight. and we will bring moisture into the middle part of the atmosphere. thursday's nice again and then friday, friday morning could see a passing shower. and then the front is friday afternoon and then friday night. so remember that.
got some plans for friday night coming in for a show, off broadway continues. i think they've got some great specials running right now. and i'll tell you what, that's when you will see the possibility of heavier rain. really even into the overnight hours. parts of long island, you could see some of that heavy rain before it gives way to a better saturday. 75, it doesn't get much better than this. numbers above normal today. and we actually do stay above normal for the remainder of the week. just a little cooler tomorrow. a little warmer friday. and then feels more like fall saturday into sunday. feels like some folks will be late this morning if they don't the listen to alex. yeah, traveling this morning in manhattan, we have construction. it's causing delays on the southbound side of the the fdr drive. it's slow from about 76th street down to 63rd street. if you choose to take the west side highway, that's a smooth ride for you. and brooklyn, the hov lane is closed until further notice on the northbound side of the gowanus between 92nd street
and in new jersey, abaccident with injuries -- new jersey, an accident with injuries causing delays for you. and mass transit, we have changes metro north, 30 minute delays southbound. and everything else on or close to schedule. and george washington, delay- free to all of the hudson river crossings but the bad news, commuters in new york and new jersey pay more in tolls than any other drivers in the country. that's according to a report released by the bridge, tunnels and turnpike association. drivers in the two states pay about $4 billion in tolls every year and that's nearly one- third of all tolls payed in the u.s. a new jersey priest accused of pointing a gun at an 8-year- old boy had his day in court. father kevin carter pleaded not guilty to child endangerment charges. he is accused of pointing an unloaded musket at the boy at the boy. prosecutors say the priest
arrived wearing a dallas cowboys jersey. and he is a new york giants fan. he says it's a big misunderstanding. >> my concern at this moment is for the young boy and his family. i also know that nothing that day put him in fear. >> father carter's attorney says the priest did raise the gun but did not point it at the boy. accommodation or an unreasonable request? a new jersey woman wants to use an old picture on her drivers license. she lost her hair from chemotherapy so she asked to use this photo on her expired license. they say the rule is you can only have the same picture for eight year, no exceptions. >> i don't want to become and that become my identity. that's my id. i want my id to be healthy.
>> the motor vehicle commission says she can replace the current photo with a new one at any time for just $11. in money watch this morning, the cost of heating your home could be less this winter and mcdonald's getting new all-daybreak fast competition. jill wagner is live at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was a mixed day on wall street. the dow added about 13 points yesterday. the nasdaq fell 33. energy stocks surged as the price of oil rebound bus the prices are still way down from -- rebounds but the prices are still way down from last year and that means you will likely pay less to heat your home this winter. a 25% drop is predicted for homes using heating oil and 18% for those using propane. the uaw is threatening a strike against fiat chrysler if a deal isn't reached by the end of day. members overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract last week. and the automaker would take a
if workers walk off the job at plants where they make the most popular vehicles. and dunkin' donut's response to the mcdonald's all-daybreak fast rollout, bring on the bacon. they are doubling down on the breakfast menu and test out a bacon lovers sausage sandwich. and chris and mary, if that's not sweet enough for you, how about a doughnut with crispy crumbled bacon and maple glaze? i'm hungry. >> i'm not. >> i don't know about the the bacon doughnut but the other stuff looked delicious. >> too much bacon. too much on doughnut, come on. killing ourselves, people. in the next half hour, bill clinton tells stephen colbert why some former fringe candidates are now front runners. but first, the morning score board. it's one and done for the yankees. they get beaten by houston last night in the wild card game, 3-
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well, it was an eye-popping effort that didn't quite succeed. word this morning that an attempt to set the record for the world's largest peace sign formed by people fell short of its goal with just 2,000 of the 5,000 people needed. but they did draw attention to friday's celebration to what would have been the 75th birthday of john lennon. his widow helped organize at the vent. still very impressive. traffic and weather on the
2s. we were hope, john. >> yeah, beautiful weather yesterday. and we are going see not exactly a carbon copy. that's when you put a carbon paper between two piece of white paper. but we will see nice numbers. remember that, bill? >> absolutely. >> it's going to be an october treat with a mix of sun and clouds. low 70s into the lower hudson valley. pretty for you. great in connecticut, comfortable. nice numbers for long island as well. and cooler than the city. 75, above normal, you bet. normal is 67. and closer to the seasonal numbers for the weekend. sun is up at 6:58. and then we see the numbers stay above normal through the end of the week. and on friday, we will usher back in the chance for some immediated rain. hey, you need to be on time and listen to alex. >> thanks. we have problems on the roads and rails. beginning in brooklyn, the hov lane is closed until further
of the gowanus between 92nd street andth avenue. delays back across the bridge. give yourself plenty of time. on the harlem river drive, the right lane blocked northbound for construction at 155th street. moving to the live drive, new jersey, an accident with injury blocking a lane on the southbound side of route 18. and in queen, the jackie robinson parkway is closed for construction westbound from the van wick to forest park drive. and metro north also traveling, it's experiencing 30 minutes delays southbound. and everything else is on or close to schedule. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. in this morning's health watch, breast feeding moms get more support from hospitals according to health officials. more than half of u.s. hospitals are participating in the breast feeding program. it includes helping new mothers breast feed within one hour of birth and keeping moms and babies together for their
entire hospital stay. a new class of highly trained k-9s will help keep the city safe. >> and some carry on an important legacy. [ applause ] >> reporter: new members of the nypd marched into the college point police academy in queens. >> one of the most important elements of policing is your partner. it's not too often however that you get to name your partner. >> a by day and a lot of work. >> reporter: meet cowboy, one of 17 dogs graduating today, 12 of which are named after fallen officers. >> patrick. from the 6-7. >> reporter: so this guy will be called raf, honoring officers killed in the line of duty is a tradition of the k-9 unit. >> means a lot to the different officers that represent their families. >> reporter: they train for 10 to 16 weeks in patrol and explosives. >> the dogs are important for counterterrific and the safety of the public. >> reporter: a true team. >> the bonds between the k-9
it's one of the strongest bonds exists anywhere. >> reporter: the officers say now every time they're asked what their dog's names are, they'll get to tell the story of a hero police officer. at college point police acardmy in queens, cbs 2 news. >> some of the dogs graduated subway system. >> always impressive. >> incredible animals. >> yeah. >> i love dogs. >> yeah. >> sure. >> can chloe sniff out bombs? >> no. she can sniff out bacon. >> i bet she can. >> take the dogs for a walk, it's going to be great today. >> what a day. >> 75 degrees. >> going to feel mice. issues on the roads and the rails. all that. coming up. >> and we got to end quickly so we can get outside and join the. with take a group -- the outside and enjoy the weather. take a little group walk. a long island neighborhood
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degrees on this wednesday, october 7th. another picture perfect day on tap. sunny and warm for you. i am mary calvi. >> and i am chris wragge. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment but first -- police say officers to carry their backpacks and then try -- officers say offers to carry their backpacks and then trying to fondle them, the new information police want you to hear. mike is like the neighborhood handy man. >> a brooklyn man gunned down on the street as he tried to stop a car from being stolen. police have released new images of the potential suspects. i seen a little girl like
and right after that hit, the other woman hit the wall of the building and stopped after that. >> chain reaction crash kills one person and leaves a young child in critical condition. police say an suv driver ran the light and struck a car and then hit the victims on the sidewalk. it was a mistake. a top u.s. commander says the bombing of a hospital in afghanistan was made by error. the bombing killed 22 people. the hospital was run by the group doctors without border. it may have a short half life, i can't tell you. but he's a master brander and there's a macho appeal so saying, i'm sick of nothing happening, i make things happen, vote for me. >> president bill clinton with candid talk. clinton not only discussed his wife's campaign for president but why donald trump and bernie sunderers doing so well in the early polls. nothing was there tonight. it's a shame. last game. pack it in, boys. >> i don't know what happened but it wasn't pretty. >> that's right.
one and done for yankees the. the bombers' bats go quiet in another one. but this was the one and out play-verses the astros. yankees only manage three hits leaving the fans bummed. we have refdrc the locker room later on in sports as the yankees lose it 3-0 at the stadium. and their season is over. traffic and weather on the 2s. >> baseball story. makes you frown. turn it around for the weather. by the way, i'll tell you, this is a delicious banana. banana bread material. that is super sweet. just like your forecast. this afternoon. mostly cloudy and 59. with the clouds, you are insulated north and west. so it's warmer than the last few mornings. and moisture aloft, yeah, but not hitting the ground. low. pushes through. so we will start and finish
between will be sun and clouds and nice numbers. 75 the high today. and feeling great. and numbers actually stay above week. forecast. we will talk about those dry stats as well. right now though, always smiling and ready to southbound, here's alex. >> thank you. good morning. fur traveling over the gay what, in we have chopper 2 over -- over the gowanus, we have chopper 2 over the scene. >> reporter: good morning. what you can expect are delays that begin on the staten island side of the bridge. they begin on tex pressway just before the bridge. the slow -- on the expressway just before the bridge. the slow traffic continues over to the expressway. and again, just expect a lot of extra heavy traffic this to the gowanus. cbs 2 news. >> thank you. well if you're traveling in
neptune, new jersey, this accident is blocking a lane on the southbound side. and mass transit, experiencing 30 minute delays southbound. everything else as you can see is on or close to schedule. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. police are searching for a man accused of luring young boys into a bronx park and groping them. >> he's struck three times since august. and ilana gold is live with more. >> reporter: chris, all of the incidents happened here in the park. and police are now investigating three of them. this morning, they are warning everyone in this area to be on the lookout for the suspect and see his picture. here it is. this is the man who police say they are looking for. he is in his 30s and he was caught on surveillance before and after the alleged crimes. they happened just off of bay chester avenue and crawford avenue. all of them in the morning and the afternoon. the first incident was in august. police say a 13-year-old was walking through the park.
carry his bags and offered him money. but when he agreed to help and they started walking together, the stranger allegedly grabbed him inappropriately. and in mid-september, he is accused of doing the same thing to a 15-year-old. police say he touched him inappropriately as well. and then more problems last week when the suspect allegedly approached a 12-year-old boy. he supposedly pulled him into ad wooed area and then grabbed his own waistband. and police say the victim actually punched the man in the face and ran off. and all of the victims got away injuries but they were shaken up and caught off guard. police say he has a heavy foreign accent and if you know anything, they want you to come forward. ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. police are investigating an unusual incident in central. a man's dog died suddenly during a walk. and there's concern that the dog may have been shot.
so far that has not been confirmed. an autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death. the 65-year-old owner was walking the lab in central park west around 1:00 last night when the animal suddenly slumped over and died with head trauma. new information on another deadly brooklyn shooting. >> police are looking for a man seen in a newly released image. he and an accomplice are wanted for opening fire after being caught allegedly burglarizing cars. janelle burrell is live from elmhurst hospital with more. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you chris and mary. police are hoping that the new images will help lead to a break in this case. this is a case that took the life of a grandfather who was stepping in, trying to do the right thing. there's also a 13-year-old victim, a little girl on her way to school, recovering this morning here at elmhurst hospital. police this morning asking for your help in finding these two men. both captured on surveillance
the public to get a close look at the men, two of the three they want to talk to the about role they may have played in matusiak's death. >> it was upsetting. a nice guys, young. you know, trying to help someone else. >> reporter: and friends say it was only matusiak's second day on the job when he was killed yesterday morning. and as for his coworker who was grazed, he was treated at an area hospital. and he has since been released. reporting live in queens, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. as the search continues for survivors of a missing cargo ship, heart ache over the apparent tragedy the stretches all the way to long island. the lost cargo ship, the el faro apparently sank during hurricane joaquin after it lost engine power. 33 people were onboard. one moved away in the '80s from east rockaway but neighbors still remember him and they are trying to keep hope alive. >> i would like to hope that there's still a chance but beyond.
i just don't know. it's a longtime. >> him being out many the water, that was his life. and sad to see him go. you know, like i said, everybody knows one another in east rockaway. >> back in florida, his wife issued a statement and said, he took great pride in his work as a second engineer. he was the most vibrant, colorful person, so full of life. so imagine such a life gone is unbearable. up next, highlights from bill clinton's appearance on the late show. plus this -- >> i was having trouble breathing and i was really struggling, trying to get air. >> it's a matter of life and death. the new concerns about the amount of energy drinks on the market and the effect on kids. if he has my id and would like to give it back, i would surely meet him. >> we speak with the local college student. all right, students, the chalk board is clean and ready
numbers from the weather watchers around the area and many up and reporting for duty in the low to mid-50s. comfortable readings from brooklyn out into riverhead. a little cooler at 49. and readings in the 40s to the north as well. and in fact, 52 all the way out in columbia. and i like this, 51 from jackie. she's talking about a beautiful fall morning and some nice pictures too. tony sent this in. i do like that. president reagan made the rose our national flower. and gorgeous late season rose there. thanks for that. you will see some nice numbers today. skies will be well, well, variable during the course of the day. and yesterday the beautiful bright blue. and today more clouds. you can see a sense of the clouds right now. 59 in the city. winds variable at 3 miles per hour. and relative humidity at 72%. and more readings in the 50s. the exceptional reading in up
it's a warmer morning for madison at 51. and 54 for the jersey shore. and in the city, comfortable for lunch, 68. and warm, i mean, you can work up a sweat if you're running to catch the train or bus. 75 for a high this afternoon. and maybe you're just running because you're just so excited you want to run. watch your step. 73 for after school activities. and little warmer than yesterday. and warmer than we will be tomorrow. and friday actually will warm up. a nice day tomorrow. and what happens on friday, you've got a front on the way. and a wind out of the southwest. so numbers are back into the low 70s. and shower in the morning and then a better chance for maybe an isolated thunderstorm or a period of heavy rain in the afternoon or for your sneak away time friday night. and now we need the rain. more of the area now pushing farther to the south. believe it or not, even with the drenching rain, we saw earlier in the month, we're still in moderate drought conditions.
and for the city, where we have the most exacting and more population of record, we have a deficit for the year based on those records of over 6.5 inches. so we are going to try to make up a little bit of that on friday. and timing not the best for friday night plans but we could use the rain. and it wraps up early saturday. and then a fall week saturday into sunday. and yeah, with a little bit of cooler air recently prettier colors north and west as well. always pretty in whatever color she wears. >> thanks. not pretty because you're seeing a bunch offer of proof red. taillights in brooklyn may affect the ride. >> reporter: i can share a little bit of good news. there were lane closures. everything is now re-opened on the inbound side of the gowanus. the hov lane had been shut down pretty much from off the bridge up through 7th avenue. and that's now open and we are seeing crews turn off the giant
reflecting down on to the highway itself. and still have heavy traffic, delays across the bridge. they begin off on the staten island expressway before the bridge. but everything re-opened on the inbound gowanus expressway. >> thanks. we hope it's not a damage situation but we will continue to update you. and for now, mass transit. metro north rider, the branch is experiencing 30 minutes delays southbound. everything else is on or close to schedule. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. remember, be safe, don't text and drive. mary, back to you. >> thank you. a warning about young people and energy drinks. the popular boosters could have long lasting effects on your heart. a patient says he developed heart problems from heavy use, even though he is only 27. and now he uses a defibrillator. many of the drinks are full of extra caffeine and acids. >> it's said to improve
athletic performance and perhaps attention but it also has a strong affect on cardiac function. >> trouble breathing. i was really struggling, trying to get air. >> between january and the end of july, u.s. poison control cents logged over 1600 calls for adverse reactions. about a thousand involved young people. this morning the fbi is reportedly expanning its investigation -- expanding its investigation into hillary clinton's email. >> and now she is turning to what she hopes is is a sure fire way to kick start her campaign. >> ladies and gentlemen, president bill clinton. [ applause ] >> reporter: in need of a boost, hillary clinton's campaign is rolling out the man once described as the great explainer. bill clinton joined stephen colbert on the late show former president explained the appeal of his wife's chief rival for the democratic nomination. >> why do you think bernie sanders is doing so well? >> in america, a lot believe that the republicans have been
rewarded, they reward the people that go farthest to the right and the democrats would be more effective if they move farther to the left. >> reporter: hillary clinton is fighting to explain who she is and convince them she can be trusted. the email controversy has bogged down her campaign and eroded support. campaigning tuesday in iowa, she joked about the role her husband will play in her campaign. >> what are you going to do with bill for four years? >> put him to work. [ applause ] work she did. the former president also had a take on donald trump's popularity. he says trump is a master brander and the most interesting candidate running. >> trump says, okay, i have supported democrats and republicans. and i used to be friends with bill clinton, who cares. i run things and i build thing us and need somebody that will fix it. and if they don't let me ticket, i will get them out of
>> reporter: the clinton camp hopes next tuesday's debate will jump start her campaign. and you can expect to see more of the former president moving forward. in new york, don champion, cbs 2 news. it is 6:19. up next, the yankees react to the sudden end to their season. and it's not every day an oscar winner seeks you out on twitter. we speak to the college student
by tom hanks. this was last night the late late show. they did a nice job last night. welcome back. it's 6:22. traffic and weather on the 2s. >> james in the background >> yeah. >> he loves it. they were great. if i showed you my forecast, i think you will like it. we are going to see welcomed weather again today. and hopefully some welcomed rain by the end of the week. in the city, clouds overhead. and an october treat later today. and showers on friday. and then for the weekend, looks nice again with numbers closer comfortable right now. and 59.
afternoon, low to mid-70s with pretty skies too. >> is there really such a thing as welcomed showers? >> you smell bad, you will welcome the shower. >> and my garden welcomes it as well. problem, problem, problems an accident on the northbound turnpike. stick to the eastern spur to avoid the delays. and an accident on the westbound side of the northern state parkway. in stand still traffic. not a great alternate. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> okay. thank you. everybody frowns. >> i know. time now for the cbs 2 news wfan sports update. and the post-season is over as quickly as it started for the yankees. the offense a problem down the stretch for the bombers. on three days rest, gets a-rod looking, 0-4, two strikeouts. his post-season blues continue. watch this.
bang, get out of town. the. is there a movie on this flight? that thing traveled about 475 feet. and it's 1-0 in astros. and in the 4th, does the same. this one the bullpen. playing like he had something to prove last night. the astros looking good. oh, he has got the yankee's number. dominated them in all three appearances verses them this season. and right here to end it. weak grounder, astros win it 3- 0. and the yankees are done. >> i don't think there's a lot of people that thought we would be able to play the game. so you got to consider their success. >> this was a club that fought all year long. and there's a lot of character in that room. and this hurts. and just didn't get it done. >> very emotional for the coach there. as the other managers. one game and out. a quick post-season. but now, all attention the turns to the mets. they begin their series with the dodger friday night. first pitch 945:67:89.
all right, new york college student is the latest internet sensation thanks to tom hanks. >> this is great. the actor found the girl's student id and it went viral because he put her on twitter. hey, i got your -- >> yeah, exactly. hanks tweeted out a picture of the lost id card from fordham university after he found it in central park. and since then, everyone has been looking for lauren. >> my god, are you the lauren? i was like, that's me. i'm the lauren. >> reporter: she's fordham university senior lauren. known on twitter only as lauren, thanks to her college id card tweeted out by actor tom hanks to his more than 10 million followers. lauren, i found your student id in the park. if you still need it, my office will get it to you, hanks. >> i don't have a twitter but a professor emailed me with a link and said, you're famous. >> reporter: she was running in central park when she must have cropped it.
i was like, you know, out for a run, forest, i don't know. >> reporter: that's a reference of course to hank's role in forest gump. >> i decided to go for a little run. >> reporter: now about that id picture seen by millions. >> my dance head shot when i was like 15. so it doesn't look like me at all. >> reporter: she's 1 but says she's okay with it. other fordham students say they would be mortified. >> i chose a bad one. >> i hate my id picture to be honest with you. but if tom hanks found it, i can't complain. >> reporter: so about tom hanks. >> i have not spoke on the tom hanks permly. if he has my id and would like to give it back, i will surely meet him to do the that. >> reporter: especially since she spent $20 to get a new card printed. this is really a full circle moment for tom hanks. back in march, he lost his credit card and tweeted, a guy named tony found my credit card in new york city and returned it. you make the city even greater,
thanks, hanks. you found somebody's id, what would you do? >> definitely post to social media and find that person. >> reporter: because one good deed deserves another another. just tweet it first. cbs 2 news. >> and there you have it. >> way to go tom. >> my favorite actor. i'm going to the start throwing my belongings everywhere. >> go down by the hudson and throw things all around. thanks so much. a good samaritan gunned down while trying to stop burglars. this morning, two images of two men police want to question about his murder. you don't want to become and that be your identity, is my id cancer? >> a local woman's fight with if state of new jersey to not be identified by her battle with cancer. and a wife, mother and soon- to-be grandmother who disappeared without a trace. the desperate search to find a woman who went for a walk and never came back. this is cbs 2 news and we are
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traffic and weather on the 2s coming up. but first, stranger danger. he asked for their help and then betrayed them. a man wanted for touching three boys. it was surreal to me. >> after 25 years, his first morning of freedom. tears of joy from a man whose conviction was overturned in a murder of a tourist at a new york city subway station. and that's right, 80 days until christmas. get your shopping done. you may need more like 80 years to buy some of the items on this wish list. holy cow. i am chris wragge. >> and i am mary calvi. how about this? >> was that the merry christmas matrix? >> basically all the items you put on your list yesterday. but the chris mack book is out and it covers everything from the small gifts to the ultra
i mean, there's a trip to space believe it or not. the 3d glasses. >> for $150,000, you get this, two-day the motorcycle ride the actor. i want that. with me on that? >> $125,000 will land you and friends the distillery in kentucky and 24 bottles of barreled bourbon. and the kid, superhero, $5,000, you can have a superhero or princess dress-up. >> $5,000, boy. >> but $10 for some. >> from as low as $10. >> what do you get for $10? >> not much. a hand shake. >> a pat on the back. >> thanks for reading the book. >> and then as high as $400,000. >> but the thing with him, you get the motorcycle too. he's got a motorcycle company. and they hand make motorcycles. >> $150,000. >> that's a pricy ride.
>> seems like a great deal. >> today is not bad motorcycle weather. or even a con voterrable. maybe some of you, -- even a convertible. maybe some of you, we have a nice october warm-up for you today. more clouds than yesterday. a series of fronts will push through. and that stirs up the skies. it's dry around the area. and it will be a dry passage of the front tonight. and then tomorrow, just a little bit cooler but bright as well. and looking at 75 for a high. and coming up, the rest of the seven-day forecast with the need rain. get their day today. >> thank you. really to answer your question, gift brand chocolate truffles for $10. >> just like one? >> we'll take them. >> no, two in the box. so let's help you here. an accident on the brooklyn
bound bridge, delays back into staten island at forest hill road. it's a damage done situation. anticipate that. and an accident on the westbound side of the northern state parkway at lakeville road. delays are back to willis avenue. and mass transit, new jersey's north jersey coastline has 20 minute delays due to a disabled train at middletown station. and still experiencing 30 minutes delays southbound as well. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> and if you go to the airport today, everything is on or close to schedule. >> thank you very much. a serial groper at large in bronx. >> he is accused of luring and forcibly touching children in a park. ilana gold is live with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, mary. police say the man has been targeting young boys here in the park. all of the incidents have been happening in the daylight. and this morning, police need to find the suspect before he possibly goes after someone else. take a look at his picture.
this is the man who police say they are looking for. he is in his 30s and he was caught on cameras before and after his alleged crimes. in the park on bay chester and crawford avenues. the most recent incident was last week. police tell us that he approached a 12-year-old boy, grabbed his arm and then pulled him into a wooded area and then grabbed his waistband. the boy punched the stranger in the face and ran off. but there was another issue in mid-september. investigators say the suspect asked a 15-year-old for money to carry his bags. and when the teen agreed, the suspect apparently led him to an isolated area, exposed himself and touched the boy inappropriately. and there was a similar incident in august when he asked a 13-year-old boy the same question as they walked around the park. this man allegedly touched him inappropriately as well. all of the victims managed to get away without injuries but they were obviously caught off guard and shaken up. police are now warning everyone
they say he has a heavy foreign accent. and if you have information, they want you to come forward. ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. new information this morning on the shooting in brooklyn that claimed a man's life after he tried to chase down a group of alleged car burglars. two others were also struck by the gunfire. and janelle burrell is life from elmhurst hospital in queens. >> reporter: good morning to you, mary. police say that the men responsible are still on the run and presumably still armed this morning. responsible for shooting and killing a grandfather and injuring a 13-year-old girl who is recovering here at the hospital. we want to show you images that police released overnight hoping that they'll track down three men they are looking to question in connection with this murder. they were seen in the area of the shooting around the time of the incident. and now investigators say this
began with a trio of men breaking into cars around 8:00 tuesday morning. they say when the 53-year-old michael matusiak and his coworker tried to intervene, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and began firing shots. one of those bullets grazing the 13-year-old girl on her way to school. and matusiak's coworker was grazed as well but matusiak was hit in the torso several times and later died. >> it was upsetting, you know, nice guys, he's young. trying to help someone else. >> everyone is shocked right now. nobody can believe it's true. >> reporter: and here is another look at those men. police are looking to talk two of the three men they are looking to question in connection with this murder. anyone who recognizes the to contact police. janelle burrell, cbs 2 news.
a queens family is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads them to a missing wife and mother. the 55-year-old vanished from her neighborhood in white stone more than a month ago. she was last seen on her neighbor's video walking towards the intersection of 152nd street. her loved ones haven't given up hope. >> it's just, you know, very mixed emotions. we try to focus on the positive but in the back of your head, there's just, you know, my mom is missing. and i miss her. and i want her to see my daughter, my son on the way. >> she is 5'5" tall and weighs 125 pounds. freedom for a man who spent 25 years in prison in a notorious case of a tourist stabbed to death in the subway station. he walked out of jail yesterday where family greeted him after posting a $1 bail. he cry when had the judge threw
he maintained he was coerced into confessing he killed 22- year-old brian watkins of you the nut 190. it happened on the 7th avenue and 53rd street subway platform. a judge ruled that prosecutors negligented important testimony and ordered a new trial. >> i thought i was going to have a nervous break down. i was crying and breathing heavily. i couldn't believe it. it was surreal to me. >> no word from the manhattan district attorney on whether he plans to appeal or retry the case. well time is now 6:38. still to come, why you may not get a slice of pumpkin buy this thanks. the race to repair a canal leak threatening a water supply. and the new link between sleep and the unwanted pounds.
away. welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s. >> that was my favorite jam from the summer, just so you know. >> you are the dj snake to my major laser. >> that was my favorite soul cycle jam this summer. >> do you know today is you matter to me day. you matter to me. and you matter to me. and it's also emergency room nurses day. you matter to me. and also physicians assistant week starts today. so all the pas out there,
thanks for all of the hardworking medical work you get done for everybody. we are going to see a few more clouds today. and nice numbers today. numbers above normal. painting the skies though with the hint of gold. almost matches jennifer jones' running suit. that's adorable. i didn't know they made orange. that is spectacular. and just cozy enough. 59, mostly cloudy and winds variable at 3 miles per hour. and relative humidity at 72%. fashions by richard simmons. i didn't know. 51 in sparta right now. and 51 in the hamptons as well. these numbers compared to yesterday, it's warmer. seven to 11 degrees warmer. in the city, again, we will see more clouds than we saw yesterday. but 75 for a high. dry conditions continue. so pollen count, a little high today. it's down friday into saturday with the arrival of the rain
and could see heavy rain. and dry right now. dry as far as the heavens for south carolina and north carolina. problem is, river flooding continues to be a real concern there. our chance for rain remember is friday and then friday night where we could see an isolated thunderstorm before we cool things down and have more of a fall feel this weekend. feels like a little bit of a busy commute, alex. >> you're right. the staten island expressway, heavy eastbound. it's due to earlier construction on the gowanus. and jim smith is above the scene checking on the delays for you us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, alex. what little good news i can share is all the problems have been cleared. there was construction on the gowanus, and construction equipment being moved and we may have had a minor accident. that's been cleared. however, you are left with the delay, bumper to bumper on the island expressway. the bridge. live in chopper 2, jim smith, cbs 2 news. >> thank you.
we will continue to update you on the delays. mass transit riders. new jersey transit's north jersey coastline has a 20 minute delay in both directions due to a disabled train at middletown station. everything else is on or close to schedule. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris, back to you. >> all right. thank you. a lot of car crashes but probably not one that ended like this. in australia, a man being chased by police drove his four- wheel vehicle right on to the beach and then into the ocean. >> there's no exit there. >> what a choice. didn't work out obviously. the vehicle was swamped by the waves. two officers went into the sur and have had to pull the driver out of the water -- into the surf and had to pull the driver out of the water. a man faces a long recovery after a out of control vehicle barreled into the fence at high speed. it left the 42-year-old badly injured.
just missed his nephew and other relatives. the driver was taken into custody. easy accommodation or unreasonable request? a new jersey woman with cancer wants to use an old picture on her driver's license. the cancer patient lost her hair from chemotherapy and she asked workers at the motorcycle vehicle commission if she could expired license. they say the rule is, you can only have the same picture for eight years. no exceptions. >> you don't want to become and that be your identity. that's my id. is my id cancer senator i want my id to be healthy. >> they say she can replace the current photo with a new one at any time for just $11. rutgers university has hired a kansas-based law firm to conduct a thorough review of the troubled football program. there are allegations one player failed multiple drug tests and the coach was suspended for three games and policies.
the firm would help to identify potential ncaa rule violations and there's no word on how long the probe will take. the torrential rain has stopped in south carolina but there are new concerns. officials are watching dozens cause more flooding. 11 have failed so far. there's billions of dollars in damage. crews are rushing to repair a breach in a canal threatening the water system. volkswagon says they'll start the largest recall in the company's history in january. they have said up to 11 million vehicles worldwide have software in the engines that cause them to cheat on emissions tests. the scandal has knocked $25 million from volkswagon's market value. doctors reattached a toddler's head to his spine. the 16-month-old jackson taylor suffered an internal decapitation during a car
crash. doctors performed six hours of spinal surgery, making the repair with the piece of the toddler's rib and wire. he will hair the brace for a few weeks and he is expected to make a full recovery. >> miraculous. wow. if diet and exercise aren't helping you lose weight, you may have to look to the pillow. researchers found a connection between sleep and weight gain. 3300 children and adults were followed over a five-year period. and for every hour of sleep lost, many of them gained more than two point oscarss on the body mass index had say measure of body fat based on height and weight. so make sure you get enough sleep if you want to stay thin. speaking of weight gain, a favorite staple in your thanks dinner may be in jeopardy. there could be a shortage of canned pumpkin this holiday season. the popular pie filling the being threatened by lower pumpkin yields. experts say there should be enough pumpkins for halloween.
>> that is not the news i needed this morning. teaming up with the fire department to is celebrate the fdny's anniversary. they'll auction off helmets. they are designed around characters including ironman, captain america and the hulk. proceeds from the helmets will benefit the real life heroes of the fdny. >> how about that. very nice. a three-story toy store coming. plus, to serve and support, how an officer's special touch is winning over the hearts this morning. but first, this morning's sports update. >> the yankees are done for the season, they lost to the astros in the wild card game 3- 0. tonight, the rangers will be in chicago to take on the stanley cup champion black
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orange you glad you turned the tv on? beautiful skies. but you see the clouds overhead. yes, more clouds than yesterday. 52349 the city. and it's warmer out the door than yesterday. and more readings in the low to mid-50s for areas north and west. down to the jersey shore. i'll tell you what, this afternoon though with the mix of clouds and sun, and more sun by midday, we are in the mid- 70s in the city. and low to mid-70s around the area. and not a trick in october. a treat today.
75, above normal. yeah, the normal high is 67. sun in and out during the day today. and then we see a brighter sky, cooler thursday ask the chance of rain on friday. and there's a chance you're going to be right on tom time if you listen to alex. you need to get out the door earlier than normal. an accident on the westbound side of the northern state parkway at lakeville road. and delays back to willis avenue. and lincoln tunnel, there's a 30 minute wait. not atypical. just plan accordingly. 20 minute delay at the george washington. 10 minutes at the holland. and north jersey coastline north jersey coastline, a 20 minute delay due to a disabled train. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you chris and mary. >> thank you. toys r us is planning to open a huge new store in new jersey. it will be part of the american dream project.
in the fall of 2017. the toys r us flagship store in times square is scheduled to close at the end of the year. the scene of a horrible accident. this photo of a deputy comforting a baby has gone viral. he was on the scene of a traffic accident involving an ambulance and a tractor- trailer. this was monday morning. the baby was riding in one of the vehicles. and now the sheriff's office, this is in alabama, they posted the photo on its facebook page. and it's gotten more than 24 how likes and counting. no serious injuries in this. thankfully everyone is okay. >> the good news there. okay, let's check in with "cbs this morning." with the preview. >> we have it for you. republican presidential studio 57 today. and we will ask about his shooting. >> plus, paying more for less. consumer reports shows us how deceptive packaging is hiding a shrinking product. >> we hate when that happens.
and when we take to you las vegas where casinos are betting on new video games that require skill and not just dumb ole luck. the news is back in the morning. chris, there will be pointers for you in the vegas package. >> fantastic. what you need to know before you go. that's coming up next. every coconut has a dream. to come out of its shell. to show all the world its true, inner beauty. and then, in an ironic twist, get covered up by chocolate and almonds. almond joy mounds. what every coconut wants. we love, love, chocolaty, creamy,
we welcome you back. the search is on for a man accused of luring and groping boys in bronx. police say he struck three times since august. the victims ages 12, 13 and 15. a 2-year-old girl is injured. her aunt is killed when an suv jumps the curb in queens. it happened yesterday when the suv collided with a car. the girl's mother and two drivers are in stable condition. so far, no charges filed. police are investigating an unusual incident in central park. a man's dog died suddenly during a walk. and there's concern the dog may have been shot. police say the owner was walking near west 110th around 11:00 last night when the animal suddenly slumped over ask died with head trauma.
let's go now to alex denis for a final look at traffic. >> here to the lincoln tunnel, you are up against a 30 minute wait as you approach the tolls. there's a 20 minute delay at the george washington bridge. and now new jersey transit north jersey coastline has a 20 minute delay in both directions due to a disabled train. everything else is on or close to schedule. and remember to be safe, don't text and drive. a nice day today. we will see more clouds overhead. and evidence of that right now. and then some nicer numbers. it will be above normal, 75 in the city. low the to mid-70s around the area. and not a whole lot of wind. but there are some fronts that will pass by today. and the skies will be busier. but it stays very mild. thursday when the front clear, it's a cold front. and a little cooler. and then friday, wind southwest, a chance of rain, could see heavy rain later friday. and then looking forward to a nice fall weekend. >> thank you so much. another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching. i'm mary calvi. >> and i am chris wragge.
"cbs this morning" is next. have a great day. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, october 7th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." ben carson ignites controversy about how he would handle a mass shooting. the republican presidential candidate is in studio 57 to respond. south carolina with historic flooding. >> and investigationnew slot machines in vegas we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener."