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have a great day. good morning. it is 4:30. 61 degrees on this thursday, october 22nd. more of the same great weather as yesterday with temperatures rising to the mid-70s. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment but first -- it's strike three called! they haven't been to the world series since 2000 and the mets are on their way back! >> let the champagne fly. the mets are on their way to the world series, a feat not seen in 15 years. good morning. i am mary calvi. >> and i am alex denis in for chris wragge. welcome to cbs 2 news. what a game, right? >> yea. >> the mets had a dominating lead against the chicago cubs.
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>> the amazins are now national league championships. we have team coverage this morning. >> reporter: the mets win the pennant. i mean let that sink in for a minute. the mets are going to the world series. they didn't waste any time putting the pressure on the cubs. great to see duda breaking out of the post-season slumber. this three-run shot in the 1st inning set the tone for the entire game because the next batter, he also sends one out of the friendly confines. the mets score four in the 1st and batted around and then in the 2nd, duda comes up and does it again, another two-out hit. great sign for the metsful we will be needing his bat in the world series. and can you believe it? daniel murphy did it again, he hit another home run, this one in the 8th inning, his sixth straight post-season game with a homer which is a new major league record. drop the mic, daniel. mets up 8-3, they sweep chicago
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first world series in 15 years. fifth in franchise history. 8-3 is the final. game one of the fall classic will be on tuesday. and by the way, the first game at citi field will be next friday, october 30th. >> the world series, let that sink in. thank you so much. post-game and fan reaction in a moment. but first, traffic and weather on the 2s. john elliott has the forecast. hey, john. >> drop the mic, alex. >> boom. >> i like that. changing day. numbers are going to be the same. in the mid-70s. but more clouds and there's the possibility of some wet weather much later today. clear and 61. feels good out there right now. winds southwest at 6 miles per hour. and there's -- oh, see, you saw it didn't you? there's the front to the north and the west. i mean, it's not packing that much of a punch. and as has been the case, so many time, look at all the energy affiliated with it, riding up to the in order to of our area.
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the forecast, watch for increasing clouds. numbers still mild, 75 the high and may hit sooner in the day today. and then there's the chance for a shower before, oh, the cold air fills in because it's a cold front. and we will talk more about that. alex is over there -- oh, meg baker is in for alex. good morning everyone. in program us, new jersey, two lanes blocked on route 17 between mid land avenue and century road. and now the bridge is closed in both directions due to construction. and so far, no delays at the george washington bridge. the lincoln and holland are also clear. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. alex and mary -- >> thank you so much. back to the championship chase as the mets and the fans get ready for the world series. >> team members spoke after their win last night including daniel murphy who became the first player of to hit a home
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run in six consecutive play-off games. >> i can't explain why and we keep winning ball games which is the most important part and the coolest part. >> well, it's a special moment for me. after all these years when this has been your whole life, to get to the ultimate series that every person who has ever played this game wants to get to, i'm going to enjoy it. >> the manager said he is not disappointed. he said the mets were just that good. >> they were. and that's how the fans feel too celebrating the championships as they get ready for the world series now. story. >> reporter: mets fans in bars throughout the city and all over going bonkers when the amazins put a fork in the well- done cubbies advancing to the >> amazing! >> reporter: it's the met's first trip back to the october
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lost to the yankees in the subway series and 1986 when they won it all against the red sox and the fans are savoring every moment. >> just going crazy right now. just crazy. it's crazy. >> reporter: the met's website got a little ahead of itself yesterday showing off mets gear declaring them national league champions, even before the game started. the mistake was corrected. >> let's go mets! let's go mets! >> reporter: but who could blame them? the amazins backed it up, sweeping the cubs. and now, well, i'll let the fans tell you -- >> four wins away from the world championship! let's go mets! >> stay with cbs 2 news and cbsnewyork.com as the mets head to the world series and of course we will have continuing coverage throughout the morning including a live report from chicago. >> meanwhile, the new york mets paid tribute last night to a nypd police officer killed in
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saying we support our fallen hero officer randolph holder. the 13th precinct tweeted the image and thanked the team for their support. and the accused killer is being held without bail this morning after last night's arraignment. >> janelle burrell has more. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you. it has been an emotional few days here at the police service area five where officer holder worked. you can see this memorial growing in tribute to him as his family prepares for his funeral. the man accused of killing him sits in jail. tyrone howard entered theman manhattan courtroom late wednesday night to a standing- room only crowd of nypd officer, staring down the 30- year-old accused of shooting and killing officer randolph holder. as the judge ordered the career criminal held without bail for the murder -- >> i hope you burn in hell. >> reporter: one officer
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earlier in the even, howard ignored questions as he left the station house. investigators say the resident had been part of a drug related shootout near east 102nd street tuesday night, leaving the the scene on a stolen bike believed to be seen here in surveillance video, police following close behind. when officer holder and his partner cornered him on an fdr foot bridge, police say howard began shooting. >> puts the bike down, pulls out his weapon and he fires one time, striking the officer in the front of the head. >> officer down. >> officer down? >> reporter: 33-year-old holder aircraft third generation police officer and emigrant from guyana died hours later. his father, a former officer in guyana seen outside their home where his family is now preparing for his funeral. >> the world needs to know that that young man was irreplaceable and the sacrifice that he gave to the city was
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sacrifices that many members of the service give. >> reporter: now officer holder's funeral is set for next thursday in queens. as for the suspect tyrone howard, he has been charged with first degree murder and we should note, he has more than 20 arrests dating back to the time that he was 13 years old and had two outstanding arrest warrants at the time of officer holder was killed. reporting live this morning from east harlem, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and the empire state building was lit in blue last night in honor of officer holder. the mayor says it honors a brave man whose mission was to protect new york city. >> mayor de blasio and governor cuomo ordered flags to fly at half staff in honor of officer they'll remain that day until the day after his funeral. time now 4:38. still to come, a massive fire leaves hundreds of people homeless. find out how long it took
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and a humpback whale spotted near the jersey shore? why you are advised to stay away from it. oh, what could possibly go wrong? in the city right now, it's quiet. it is comfortable. we have readings in the 60s. it's going to be another late summer-like day but maybe the last one for a while. watch out, could see a few drops that we need later in the day. and then back to the 50s. and i'm not talking fonzi.
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coming up. a massive fire at a new jersey apartment building sends flames shooting into the sky leaving two firefighters hurt and hundreds of people homeless in passaic. the fire broke out just before 9:00 last night. it took dozens of firefighters including residents to help put out the flames. a number of people were concerned about injuries but they did bring those flames under control. >> my husband opened the door
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and he saw all the smoke but the alarms never went off. never. well, it's really scary, you know. it is. >> what do you think when you look at the building? >> my god, incredible. you know, you lose everything in a flash but you have your lives, so. >> a city spokesperson says 300 to 400 residentses have been displaced. the injured firefighters are expected to be okay. no word yet on what started the fire. well the time now is 4:42. traffic and weather on the 2s and here's john elliott. >> tell you what, we're going to have another blast of cold air take over into friday into saturday. so please heat your apartments and homes safely. obviously avoid candles and make sure you monitor the fireplaces and space heaters too. always mindful of that when you see a fire, just think and want to make sure you stay safe and comfortable. 57 north shore. 44 cooler for barry watching the meteor shower. have to give a thank you to
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charlie, enjoying the sounds of the season as much as the sights. once again, just a beautiful picture, seeing less color north and west, more closer to the the city. and nice composition with cloudsover head. and he called it yesterday so back up on the big board, bruce adams had them taking it in four, so way to go. 57 in northport. and a beautiful sunset last night as well. and we are going to see more if the way of clouds today. and may not be as pretty of a day, likely almost as warm. and then there's the chance of a shower later today as well. 61 with clear skies in the city now. and i saw a shooting star this morning. no one saw another shooting star? well, you see mary calvi, there's a shooting star right there. relative humidity at 53%. and numbers around the area, again, we have the 60s but you have the 40s circling the city. and interesting in the hamptons where it's 42. you know, that's 14 degrees
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so there is that give and take already underway. in the city, we will see clear skies give way to more cloud, 75 the high. and earlier in the afternoon, clouds fill in and push through. a stray shower possible later today. and odds are low, you get a sense of that front off to the north and a lot of the moisture will ride north of our area. so the models are not that aggressive in bringing in those showers. and you can see the front trying to push through but into the afternoon, there you see a stray shower early evening, could see a shower into sussex, orange, putnam county. and watch how it falls apart. long island you may see a shower tonight which would be great. and then it's relatively dry friday into saturday but it's a cold front so the numbers are going to be lower. dry, speaking of, absolutely, over 7.75 inches below normal as far as the deficit for rain this year. not a lot with this system. we will leigh the chance of a shower -- we will the chance of
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a shower in forecast. and 50s friday into saturday. and still that chance of a shower on sunday. and cool again the first part of next week. so enjoy the summer feel. how much of the ride can you enjoy, meg? >> thanks, john. i see your orange and blue. good work for the mets. on your way, in program us, new jersey, construction has two lanes blocked on route 17 in both directions. that's between mid land avenue and century road. and the bridge is closed in both directions due to construction. traffic is being diverted. and construction has two lanes blocked on the northbound fdr drive between 79th street and the rfk triborough bridge. and another look at the staten island expressway, no delays on the staten island at the tolls. and clear on the northern and southern state parkways. and mass transit, all is on or
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close on metro north, path and long island railroad. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. >> thank you. well happening today, hillary rodham clinton is set to appear before the house benghazi committee. seven republicans and five democrats will question the former secretary of state about the attack back in 2012. four americans were killed including ambassador chris stephens. >> have learned through emails and documents that there were hundreds of mentions about security incident, particularly in 2012. so we have questions for the secretary about what she did with respect to those security requests. >> the clinton presidential campaign has accused the republican-led panel of carrying out a partisan investigation. now to campaign 2016. the guessing game is over, vice president joe biden announces he will not be running for president. >> unfortunately, i believe we are out of time, the time necessary to mount a winning
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>> biden was encouraged to run by democrats worried about hillary rodham clinton's email scandal and sag poll numbers but she was well received and political analysts say that dimmed biden's prospects. and on the republican side, paul ryan is on his way to becoming the next speaker of the house. the freedom caucus has announced it will support him. he decided to make a play for the position but only if he could get the necessary backing by week's end and he said he won't give up family time. his family lives in wisconsin. and on money watch, stock futures are higher this morning after wall street posted losses on wednesday the. the dow jones industrial average lost 48 points. the nasdaq composite dropped by 40. and the s&p 500 lost 11. next week youtube will announce a new subscription service for $9.99 a month. subscribers will be able to watch almost everything on the site without commercials and
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access to original shows and movies and google streaming music service. google owns youtube and has been looking for a new revenue stream. ad revenue hasn't been able to recover the cost of providing millions of money. ebay reported a stronger than expected quarterly profit and raised the profit forecast for the rest of the year. investors were concerned about the company's finances after the spin-off of paypal in july. ebay stock jumped 8% in overnight trading. governor cuomo says uber should be regulated city by city in the state. the ride service looking to expand on long island. uber says thousands of long islanders have already downloaded the app. >> you probably share a cab with four other people before you get home to drop off all those people. uber, it's just me. >> i would be more willing to
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go with a cab because they are licensed and marked and you know what you get. >> currently the only access to uber on long island is for riders in nassau counties to and from new york city. all right, well the time now 4:49. looking for classic italian dishes at great prices? well, we have a dining deal for you. and a humpback whale hang out along the jersey shore but you shouldn't get too close. and another check on traffic and weather on the 2s
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we don't ask ourselves that because it is 4:51 so that means we are here on cbs 2 news this morning. >> 61 degrees. >> yeah. an unusual sight at the
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whale has been spotted feeding for several days. it has been seen near ocean city and island beach state park. and if you are down the shore and spot the whale, keep your distance. it's actually illegal to bother them. >> i'm picturing it in my mind right now. >> yes, picture that. >> that's a big whale. >> you can imagine, yes. this is great. >> oh, yeah? >> should we be like -- >> yeah. this is super. 61 out there right now. feeling dynamite today. but it's not going to be as pretty of a day. clouds in the morning and in the afternoon and a stray shower possible and even tonight. again, stray the operative word there. and not a lot of moisture work with. it is comfortable with a reading of 61. and the friend keeping us warm. it's our last day in the 70s. struggling to get out of the 50s friday and saturday. and dry start to the weekend, rain chance returns on sunday. nice and comfortable, mid- to upper 70s today.
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and then the drop friday into saturday. and you see it, a little bit of the rain right there. we want to show you the rest of that front. and then the other big story that's making news around the country, this front, the risk of severe weather, tornado watch already underway for parts of west texas. still a lot of heat in the central states and that's going to be bringing in more active weather for the plains later today. >> thank you so much. and the commute this morning. >> construction might hold you up this morning. let's get you around that. in program us, njtv, in two lanes blocked on route 17 in both directions between mid land avenue and century road. and in bay i don't even, the bay i don't even bridge is closed in both directions due to construction. and traffic is diverted to the goethals bridge. and two lanes are blocked at 9th street on fdr drive. and just reminder, alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. mary and alex -- >> thank you so much. in our next half hour, the vatican responding to rumors
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for fans of italian food, right here -- there's a brand new spot for classic dishes at great prices. >> tony tantillo takes us for this week's dining deal. >> reporter: the family-based restaurant just opened their second location. lo's restaurant, you give people a bang for the buck. >> yeah, we make the portions a good size. >> reporter: but it's the traditional dishes served up in a welcoming setting. >> and you don't disappoint. >> thank you. >> reporter: beautiful place. the pizza, how many different pizzas do you have? >> 10 different ones on the menu. >> reporter: ranging from the
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pie to classics like pepperoni or margarita. and tell me about the chicken dish here. >> cooked with garlic and sweet pepper, hot peppers. >> reporter: this $19 dish is a house favorite. perfected over 25 years. >> now that's for three, two, one, how many people? >> that's a single serving. some people do share it. >> reporter: for $19, the pork is served over a hoping portion of pasta. >> a classic. >> reporter: and then the steak. a new york strip loin seasoned simply with garlic and olive oil. the quality of the meat really stands out and the outstanding price for $24. >> it's a tender, very tender steak. >> reporter: and finally, a favorite, one of many salads on the menu. >> look at that. the cream in the middle. >> thank you so much. >> are you kidding me? this is beautiful.
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this is a dining deal. >> around that table -- >> i've been there. it's really delicious. >> really good? >> yes, go, enjoy it. >> i need more cashes -- i need more carbs right now. it's still mild but then cooler friday into the weekend. but is the commute? >> construction out there. i will help you in a bit. today's top stories including the new national league champions. the mets were unstoppable against the cubs and we are live from chicago with all the highlights. and finger pointing in the death of police officer randolph holder. pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato
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it's 5:00 and 61 degrees on this thursday, october 22nd. a little deja vu as warm temperatures continue today. it feels nice. mercury hitting the mid-70s. good morning. i am mary calvi. >> and i am alex denis in for chris wragge. traffic and weather on the 2s in a minute but first, here's what's new this morning -- >> strike three called! they haven't been to the world series since 2000 and the mets are on their way back. >> that's right, the mets are
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going to the world series. champagne poured everywhere in the met's locker room as the mets celebrated their victory in the national league championship. >> after all these year, it was worth the wait, it was worth all the work. >> sure was. the mets took an early lead with six runs before the cubs ever made it on the board. otis livingston will have highlights in a live report from chicago coming up. go mets! >> mets fans packed bars across the city and celebrated all night long. and probably still celebrating. what mets fans wouldn't want to represent their team with the latest shirts and hats showing off the big win? stores set to open in less than an hour from now. we are live with team coverage. the world needs to know that that young man was irreplaceable and the sacrifice
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small example of the sacrifices that many in the service give. >> hundreds of stone-faced nypd officers were in the courtroom. coming up, we are learning more about the moments before holder was shot and killed. massive fire sent flames through the roof at a passaic apartment building and now hundreds of people are homeless. firefighters struggled with this one. what it took to finally bring the flames under control. make it all right >> and you could soon catch maroon 5 performing live on cbs for a major event. they are reportedly in talks and beyonce stole the show at the same event two years ago. 5:02. traffic and weather on the 2s. >> wait, now is the event a secret? >> hmm -- >> not -- okay, not saying. see you got to stick around and watch the rest of the show. the weather show has been nice. it's been mild. mid- to upper 70s yesterday.
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we're in the mid-70s again today. and clear and 60. a west wind being reported but a southwest wind will dominate the area and that is going to keep the numbers up there. it's interesting seeing light rain or drizzle north and west. and fog to the east. so a little bit more of a dynamic way to start your day. and the front will push through later today and tonight. so there's the possibility of a stray shower. and until then, a mix of sun and clouds and until then, numbers in the mid-70s. and we have construction slowing down out there. >> that's right. program us new jersey, two lanes blocked on route 17 in both directions between mid land avenue and century road. and this is scheduled until 6:00 a.m. so you will want to stick with the garden state parkway. and now let's take a live look. an accident blocks two lanes on the southbound fdr drive the at 79th street. delays back to 116th street. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. alex and mary -- >> thank you. more now on the met's ticket to the world series.
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the team tom the nated the chicago cubs in game four last night to win the national league championship. >> and otis livingston was there for all of the excitement. and he joins us live from chicago. great to see you. what a night, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, mary and alex. and the sign says it all, thank you cub fans because their season is over. there will be no historic come back as the mets kept the pedal to the metal. and the mets jumped on them from the words play ball. the cubs may have poked the bear, lucas duda finally gets into the swing of things, a three-run pop in the 1st you night for duda. and another punch to the gut of the k back to back jacks in the 1st. and not even the windy season could cool down daniel murphy.
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sixth consecutive game with a home run. and the nlcs mvp. and on to the world series for the first time in 15 years. and the celebration was bananas as the party made its way from the clubhouse and back out onto the field. >> i can't tell you the the emotion and the excitement that's going through my body. can't be more proud of this team. more excited for the city of new york and this organization and these fans. [ cheering ] >> they hung in there. we had some rough years and they have hung in there. and you come out and score like this in wrigley field, they deserve all the champagne you can give them. >> can't explain it. it's such a blessing to be able to contribute to what we have been able do. i really can't explain it. >> reporter: so now it's on to the world series where the mets will face either the kansas royals or the toronto blue
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kansas city leads that series 3- 2. but it doesn't matter, the mets are going back to the world series for the first time in 15 years and the party continues. reporting live outside wrigley field, otis livingston, back to you. >> makes your job easy this morning. thank you. well, fans are cheering the championship. and they are ready to make it a fashion statement too. scott rapoport joins us live from times square. >> reporter: everybody get ready for world series fever. take a look. places such as sporting goods stores will be opening at 6:00 a.m. to sell mets pennant gear to ecstatic fans. [ cheering ] >> reporter: mets fans in bars throughout the city and all over went bonkers when the amazins put a fork in the well done cubbies advancing to the
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world series for the first time in 2000 and 1986 when they won sox. check out the fans. >> just going crazy right now. just crazy! it's crazy! >> incredible! and amazing! just amazing! >> going to the world series! four wins away from the world championship! let's go mets! >> reporter: take a look at it. that shirt looks good, doesn't it? now the mets will play either kansas city or toronto in the world series, can you stand it? it starts on tuesday, the world series for the first time in 15 years. wow. we're live in times square this morning, scott rapoport, cbs 2 news. >> thank you so much. and stay with cbs 2 news and cbsnewyork.com as the mets head to the world series. we will have continuing coverage throughout the morning including another live report from chicago coming up for you
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and now to police officer randolph holder killed in the line of duty. >> janelle burrell has more live from east harlem. >> reporter: good morning to you. officer holder's funeral is scheduled for next thursday in queens. meanwhile, you can see outside of this police station house where he worked, this growing memorial in tribute to him. meanwhile, his accused killer faced a judge last night. tyrone howard entered the manhattan courtroom late wednesday night to a standing room-only crowd of nypd officer, staring down the 30- year-old accused of shooting and killing officer randolph holder. as the judge ordered the career criminal held without bail for the murder -- >> i hope you burn in hell. >> reporter: one officer yelling out, i hope you burn in hell. >> tyrone, what are you doing? >> reporter: earlier in the even, howard ignored questions as he left the station house. investigators say he was part
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of a drug related shootout near east 102nd street tuesday night, leaving the scene on a stolen bike, believed to be seen here in surveillance video, police following close behind. when officer holder and his partner cornered him on an fdr foot bridge, police say howard began shooting. >> he puts the bike down, pulls out his weapon and he fires one time, striking the officer in the front of the head. >> officer down. >> officer down? >> reporter: 33-year-old holder, a third generation police officer and emigrant from guyana died hours later. his father a former officer in guyana seen outside their home where his family is now preparing for his funeral. >> the world needs to know that that young man was irreplaceable and the sacrifice that he gave to the city was just a small example of the sacrifices that many members of the service give. >> reporter: and now as for tyrone howard, he had two
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outstand warrants for his arrest at time officer holder was killed. reporting live this morning in east harlem, janelle burrell,
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and we will be right back. feels nice out there today. >> wasn't yesterday great? >> wow. felt like summer. >> you know what i did?
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i hope my wife's not watching now. i took a nap in the backyard. this is fantastic. dogs looking at me, what is up with dad? and then nodded off too. today not as pretty, more clouds. but still very mild. i mean, warm temperatures out there. one little caveat, just talking to young weather producer justin lewis, fog rolling in for parts of the island and white plains with a little bit of fog. so pockets of fog. dew points just high enough for that. and in the city, clear and comfortable. a bit breezy, 9 to 17 miles per hour. and southwest wind will keep us warm today. and mild for this time of day and year. 41 in morristown. see there, the cooler temperature. you will see the fog develop. 44 for the jersey shore. and mild up through the lakes over toronto and into michigan. 61 in detroit. and notice cooler air into the ohio valley. mild down through baltimore and washington, d.c. as well.
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there's a little bit of moisture aloft, likely won't hit the ground. if it does, just a little sprinkle activity. the front takes its time and pushes through tonight. and we will leave the chance of a shower north and west this afternoon and then into the city tonight. and not a of moisture. and the driving force going to be the wind out of the southwest so we have more winning warmth for the day today. and then here comes the front. what is potent is all the cold air pooling behind it so it's back to the autumn feel tomorrow. and then staying cool into your saturday. and saturday, upper 50s. that's it. but in many respect, really the better half for weekend activities. if you are going to do the last yard sale or have a game, saturday dry. sunday there's a chance of a shower through midday. and again, we need the rain. just a question of the timing for the weekend. still warm and 75. a chance of a shower north and west during the day.
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through into the city and long island overnight. and then we see clearing. why, a cold front from 51. you will likely be stuck in the 50s tomorrow and saturday. that fall feel returning on sunday. but remember, we have the chance of the shower so more clouds first half of the day. and then first part of next week looks on the cool side as well. so mild temperatures but some slow-going, right, meg? >> that's right, john. first, program us, new jersey, construction has two lanes blocked on route 17 in both directions at mid land avenue and century road. this is scheduled until 6:00 a.m. and nbc until then, stick with the -- 6:00 a.m. and until then, stick with the garden state parkway. and now a live look, an accident blocks two lanes on the southbound fdr drive at 79th street, delays back to 116th street. and checking mass transit for
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you, all on or close on metro north, path trains, new jersey transit and lirr, and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. alex and mary -- >> thank you. the mayor and police commissioner agree, the man accused of killing nypd officer randolph holder should have been behind bar considering his long rap sheet. >> but some experts say the shooting is the result of policies that turned new york into gun city. >> sure as hell shouldn't have been on the streets. >> there are people in our city, in our society that despite our best efforts, they're criminals. and many of them are violent criminals. and we need to separate them from the rest of us. >> reporter: mayor de blasio and police commissioner william bratton charging that tyrone howard, the man accused of killing police officer randolph holder was a career criminal who was arrested last fall on drug charges and freed from jail as part of a diversion program. they said freeing him was wrong. >> he would have been the last person in new york city i would
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have wanted to see in the diversion program. >> reporter: but a spokesman for the manhattan judge who freed howard said the mayor and police commissioner are pointing fingers in the wrong direction. it is very easy to look back unfairly cast blame and second guess without all the facts, trying to blame the system said a spokesman for the office of court administration. but in reality, you should blame the person who pulled the trigger that tragically killed the police officer. criminal justice experts say a combination of factors contributed to holder becoming the fourth cop to be killed in the past 10 months. one is the reduction of stop question and frisk. >> they feel more encouraged and em bodenned to carry weapons on the street. -- emboldened to carry weapons on the street. >> reporter: a former cop and former fbi agent also says that de blasio running for mayor an an anti-cop platform contributed as well.
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the street is, the administration is basically saying that they are not going to go after us the way they used to. >> a court spokesman points out even without the diversion program, howard would have been on the streets because he was able to make the $35,000 bail. happening today, new jersey state senators are set to vote on another attempt to override governor chris christie's veto of a gun control bill. the president of the senate says he expects all 40 senators to be on the floor for the vote though such a move is rare. five more fraternity brothers face murder charges this morning in the hazing death of a student. 37 people are now formally accused in the death. the 19-year-old died died during a retreat nearly two years ago. prosecutors say they have now charged all suspects in the case.
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the fraternity has been charged as well. in an unusual move, the vatican is denying a report the pope has a small brain tumor. an italian newspaper claims that a brain cancer specialist diagnosed the pope and he could be treated without surgery. a vatican spokesperson says the report is simply not true and adds that pope francis is in excellent health. coming up, the possible big gig for maroon 5. can they compete with beyonce? are you having trouble with your prepaid debit card? you are not the only one. and another check of traffic and weather on the 2s next. and you can connect with us during the show and all morning
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60 degrees for your thursday morning. feeling nice out there. welcome back to cbs 2 news. let's get to the traffic and weather on the 2s. >> confident that you will enjoy the weather today. see what i did there? 60 in the city but cooler readings out there east and west. that's why we're seeing pockets of fog. 41 in madison. and up around white plains through westst westchester, a chance of a shower. and still mild though, 75, enjoy it. almost a repeat of yesterday
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it's a cold front so plan on it. cooler temperatures friday, saturday. a chance of rain is back on sunday. and there's a chance you can save time if you listen to meg. >> i hope so. jamesport, route 25 is closed in both directions. due to an accident. and now in program us, new jersey, construction has two lanes blocked on route 17 in both directions between mid land avenue and century road. which is until 6:00 a.m. and stick with the garden state parkway. and the bayonne bridge is closed in both directions. and traffic is diverted to the goethals bridge. and an accident blocks two lanes on the southbound fdr drive at 79th street. delays back to 116th street. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. alex and mary -- >> thank you. you may have heard, have you heard, that the mets are going to the world series? >> steve overmyer has the cbs 2 wfan sports update. >> reporter: the mets win the
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the mets are going to the world series and it couldn't have been a better start for the mets. lucas duda going. he had five rbis in the first two innings. the mets jump to a 6-0 lead and the total is set for game four at wrigley field. oh, yeah, daniel murphy did it again. his sixth straight post-season game with a home run setting a new major league record. that is a mic-dropping moment if i've ever seen it. mets sweep the cubs in four. they are headed to the world series. 8-3 the final. game one of the fall classic will be on tuesday we're still not sure whether or not it's going to be in toronto or kansas city. and the first game at citi field will be next friday, october 30th. that's your cbs cbs cbs 2 wfan sports update. and now for this morning's 2 talkers. maroon 5 reportedly in talks
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>> have the scoop here. adam levine will really have the moves like jagger if he manages to perform at the super bowl half-time show. sugar yes, please >> levine and his band maroon 5 are reportedly the front runners for sweet gig. eonline says the pop band has had extensive talks with organizers ability providing entertainment during the biggest football game of the year. katy perry did the honors back in january. and i'm a huge fan of maroon 5 so i think fingers crossed -- >> and they have been at the top of the charts like a gazillion times. and her last release was from the james bond movie nearly five years ago.
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letter detailing her long awaited new album "25". it says in part, my last record was a break-up record and if i had to label this one, i would call it a make-up record. i am making up with myself. she shared a snippet of a new song. we played it for you. and she just sounds great. she had some issues with her vocal chords. she sounds before, i think, than ever before. >> it's been so long. >> don't you wish you could sing like that? >> just one note. she is incredible. good luck to her. >> yeah, we look forward to that. up next, the day's top stories including more of the mets the. the big win last night. plus this -- >> reporter: the accused killer of an nypd officer being held without bail this morning. we will have a live report coming up. and saving the fish on long island. innovative idea from a class of high school students that could make all the difference.
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good morning. it is 5:30. 60 degrees on this thursday, october 22nd. no, not quite yet. another warm day today but
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there is a cool down coming. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. but first, the top stories. the man accused of gun down a new york city police officer is now officially charged with murder. funeral arrange. s have been made for officer randolph holder who was shot and killed tuesday night in east harlem. hundreds of people forced out by flames. the massive fire in passaic, new jersey tearing through an entire apartment building this morning. the fire is finally under control. and strike three called! they haven't been to the world series since 2000 and the mets are on their way back. >> catch phrase has always been, you got to believe. it was a dominating four-game sweep of the cubs that has the mets headed to the fall classic. this is the first time in 15 years. fans still up at this hour, i'm sure. >> who's counting? >> good morning.
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i am [ indiscernible ] in for chris wragge. >> good to have you, alex. i am mary calvi. and meg baker in and we have john elliott. >> i wonder how long it takes to get the champagne out of your camera gear? >> that was sticky. >> drenched. >> yeah. that is sticky. >> it was everywhere, right? >> so we have the royals and the blue jays to find out who we will be plague. this one is locked in. it's written down in the books is. >> last time -- books. >> so the last time the mets win a world series was back in 1986 verses the red sox. and the last appearance was 2000 verses the yankees. >> first game at citi field will be next friday. >> could we get any bigger on the bottle of champagne? >> and hats off to the cubs and their fans who were gracious in defeat. so many interviews i heard, they said, just happy to be there.
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>> you think that's how they really felt? >> even their manager said they were just out playing. >> they were never supposed to be here so they were happy to be there. but wow, 4-0. >> and we know who is supposed to be at the world series. >> this is great. >> and that's why i'm sure some of our staff is visiting. visitor on camera 2 because a big mets fan is maybe sleeping right now. we are going to see mild conditions today but it's cooler for your weekend. starting friday in fact with highs in up ther 50s. 60 in the city right now. and a west wind giving way to a southwest wind. and light rain possible north and west. and then that front pushes through and the cool air takes over. so savor the 70s one more day but mid-70s before we see the upper 50s for your friday and saturday. >> okay. thank you. we appreciate it. and meg, you were talking about construction. still seeing it? >> a few slow spots to warn you about. first, jamesport, route 25 is
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between manner lane and harricks lane due to an accident. program us, new jersey, two lanes blocked between mid- atlantic avenue and century road. this is scheduled until 6:00 a.m. so best to stick with the garden state parkway. and now to a look at an accident blocking the right lane on route 1 and 9 northbound. no major delays there yet. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. alex and mary -- >> thank you. more now on the met's ticket to the world series. the team tom the nated the chicago cubs in game four last night to win the national league championship. >> the met's manager leading the celebrations and spraying the loyal fans with a champagne shower. >> we have lye team coverage and we begin in chicago with cbs 2 news' otis livingston
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live outside wrigley field. >> reporter: daniel murphy on a record-breaking tear this he is on fire. and the mets jumped on the cubs. was sung. sleeping bear. lucas duda finally gets into the swing of thing, three-run pop in the 1st. he came in batting just .125. and another punch to the gut of cub fans, 4-0. the mets win back to back in the 1st making it 4-0. and not even the windy city could cool off daniel murphy. he take home the mvp to boot. and the mets sweep the cubs in four. and on to the world series for the first time in 15 years the. the celebration was crazy as the party made its way from the clubhouse and back to the field where the fans were waiting for them. >> it's amazing. >> wrigley field, just swept --
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>> who knows when it will happen again. >> why am i here? this is the greatest moment of my life right now! >> i don't know when i will ever get this moment again and my heart goes out to the cubbies, they were great. >> let's go mets! queens, new york city, baby! i woke, she was like let's go to the game and i was like, hell yeah! >> go mets. >> reporter: and now it's on to the world series and i'm sure we will see some of those fans in kansas city or toronto. the royals lead that series 3-2 with game six tomorrow night in kansas city. and one of the coolest stories i heard in the post-game was from terry collins where he said he can remember when he was 12 years old, his mother told him, stay home, don't go to school, watch the world series and now he is managing in it all these years later. what a story. and the mets are going on to the world series for the first
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time in 15 years and we will be there for the entire ride. back to you. >> feels good, thank you so much. >> great assignment last night. and even before the team arrives back home, shirts and hats celebrating the big win, they are already on store shelves. >> and scott rapoport is live in times square. >> reporter: that's right. get ready for world series fever here in new york city. take a look. places like model's and other sporting goods will be opening early at the ungodly hour of 56k. to sell mets pennant gear to excited fans. [ cheering ] >> reporter: mets fans in bars throughout the city and all over went absolutely bonkers when the amazins put a fork in the well-done cubbies, advancing to the world series for the first time since 2000 when they lost to the yankees and 1986 when they last won it all beating the red sox.
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>> just going crazy right now. just crazy! it's crazy. >> incredible! nothing less than incredible! and amazing! just amazing! >> going to the world series. we are four wins away. the world championship! let's go mets! let's go mets! [ chanting ] >> reporter: word series starts on tuesday. good times. we're live from times square, scott rapoport, cbs 2 news. >> thank you so much. and stay with cbs 2 news and cbsnewyork.com for continuing coverage of the mets' championship chase. a massive fire at a new jersey apartment building sends flames shooting into the sky, leaving two firefighters hurt and hundreds of people homeless in passaic. the first fire broke out just before 9:00 last night at the multi-story building on gregory street. it took dozens of firefighters including those from neighboring towns about five
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hours to bring the flames under control. a passaic city spokesperson says 300 to 400 resident thes have been displaced. the injured firefighters are expected to be okay. no word yet on what started the fire. now to the murder of police officer randolph holder. the accused killer is being held without bail this morning after his arraignment on murder charges. janelle burrell has more live from east harlem. >> reporter: yeah, mary, it's been an emotional and heart breaking few days for officer holder's family and his family here at the station house where he worked. this growing memorial in tribute to him as the man accused of killing him sits in jail. tyrone howard entered the manhattan courtroom late wednesday night to a standing room-only crowd of nypd officers. stare -- staring down the 30- year-old accused of shooting and killing officer randolph holder. as the judge ordered the career criminal held without bail -- >> i hope you burn in hell. >> reporter: one officer
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yelling out, i hope you burn in yell. earlier in the evening, howard ignored questions as he left the station house. investigators say the harlem resident had been part of a drug related shootout near east 102nd tuesday night, leaving the scene op a stolen bike believed to be seen here on video, police following close behind. when officer holder and his partner cornered him on an fdr foot bridge, police say howard began shooting. >> puts the bike down. he pulls out his weapon and he fires one time, striking the officer in the front of the head. >> officer down. >> confirm officer down? >> reporter: 33-year-old holder, a third generation police officer and immigrant from guyana died hours later. his father, a former officer in guyana, seen route side their home where his family is now prepare -- seen outside their home where his family is now preparing for his funeral.
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>> that young man wasser replaceable and the sacrifice -- man was irreplaceable. >> reporter: now officer holder's wake is scheduled for next tuesday followed by his funeral on wednesday. both of them taking place in queens. reporting live this morning from east harlem, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. up next, why vice president joe biden decided not to enter the race for president. and also this morning, it was meant to give people faster access to cash. why the venture is hitting a snag. and the new subscription service offered by the world's most popular free streaming service. pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato
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john, traffic and weather on the 2s. >> tell you what, we have our weather watchers standing by
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we have 54, i like this, this is from adrian. and notice the changes. it's the snow in the background. that was not taken recently. that's a file photo that he is using. i think that's nice. and cooler readings north and west. enjoying a great day yesterday. and waiting for rain. 56, this is from claire chase in yonkers. and i like this as well, she's saying congratulations to the mets from this yankee fan. so that's nice. we are going to see some changes weather-wise today. it's going to feel like a late summer day one more day before the cold front takes over. in the city right now, we are waiting. we have some pretty skies out there and clear conditions. pockets of fog around the area. and wind west 9 to 17 miles per hour. and predominant wind today out of the southwest. 41 in madison. pockets of fog through morris county as well with the cooler readings. and 44 for the jersey shore. and 52 in monroe. pollen saying around the 2.5 range today.
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it's ragweed for the most part. it's just been so dry. tell you what, the last 12 days, in the city, barely .01 of rain. yeah, we could use a little rain. there's a chance for some showers today but the odds are low. it's a little bit of light rain and drizzle this morning. affiliated with a front. and the front pushes through and you can see by lunchtime, yeah, a little bit of light rain into the hudson valley. and that's about it. evening hours a better chance for a shower through orange and duchess county. and then rockland and westchester, a little bit of light rain. and around 10:00, 11:00, you see the shower taking shape and bringing some of the rain into suffolk county but that's about it. and it's a cold front so you are nice and bright on friday. into saturday, more clouds but this weekend, numbers are going to be the cool. you go from 75 today to not even 60 tomorrow. and then you're staying cool saturday. and it will be bright, just brisk and cooler and sunday, a push out of the south.
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so the numbers are up but there's a chance for morning and then mid-day showers on sunday. cooler again first part of next week. first part of the drive right now. a few spots to steer you around. jamesport, route 25 is closed in both directions between manner lane and harricks lane due to an accident. program us, new jersey, two lanes blocked on route 17 in both directions at mid land avenue and century road. this is scheduled until 6:00 a.m. stick with the garden state parkway. and jersey city, an accident blocks the right lane on route 1 and 9 northbound at sip avenue. no major delays. and a live look, no delays at the the lincoln, holland and george washington bridge. and also park. alex and mary -- >> thank you. happening today, a proposal to build a new bus terminal comes before the port authority board. the current terminal at 8th avenue is more than 50 years hold. it's considered outdated and
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ill suited as traffic increases in the coming years. even if a plan is approved, it could take nearly a year to decide on a design. and still no sign of a brooklyn man who escaped from police custody. it happened tuesday in east new york. police say the 39-year-old was handcuffed when he shoved an officer to the ground and ran off. he was wanted on a domestic violence complaint and he has been arrested more than 50 times. he is the tenth prisoner to escape police custody this year. and the guessing game is over. vice president joe biden announces he won't be running for president. >> unfortunately, i believe we are out of time, the time necessary to mount a winning campaign for the nomination. >> biden was encouraged to run by democrats worried about hillary rodham clinton's email scandal and sagging pole numbers but she was well received in last week's debate and political analysts say that
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and on the republican side, paul january is on his way to becoming the the next speaker of the the house. the freedom caucus has announced they'll support him. ryan decided to make a play for the position but only if he could get the backing by week's end. and he said he won't give up his family time. he is a married father of three and his family lives in wisconsin. wikileaks has released personal information about the cia leader. authorities say his account did information. it's not clear how many people who had to use the rush card debit card system are still unable to access their funds but a glitch left thousands of people unable to make purchases over the last week. people who don't use traditional banking accounts tip include use the system.
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and we know you have faith and challenges. >> reporter: technical difficulties are solved within a couple hour, not weeks. >> the company has declared a moratorium on fees but some users say that's not enough. they say they want monetary compensation. a major recall by toyota and youtube is offering a paid option. we are live at the new york stock exchange. gooding. >> reporter: stocks seesawed on wall street yesterday but they ended on the down note. the dow lost 48 points. the nasdaq fell 40. toyota is recalling 6.5 million cars and trucks because of a defective power window switch. in the u.s., 2 million vehicles are affected. the switch can overheat, leading to a fire. there have been 1 reported cases in which part of the door burned and there's been one injury in the u.s. youtube introduced an advertisement- free subscription service. youtube red cost $9.99 a month. subscribers get 9 to see
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without the ads and you will have the ability to save anything you want to a device for offline viewing. you can sign up beginning october 28th. and domino's is unvailing hot new car, literally. the u.s. pizza company will roll out the pizza-mobile equipped with an oven. the cars can hold up to 80 pizzas with a temperature of 140 degrees. domino's is testing 100 vehicles and plans to bring the cars to 25 cities. >> we both went, oh, really? >> can we cook and go? >> reporter: that car probably smells delicious. >> probably does. perfect. thank you. coming up, new research about the dangers of second hand smoke. >> i feel like i am a real scientist now. >> they are. we will explain how a group of long island high schoolers are flexing their muscles to help save the environment.
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the mets swept the cubs and the blue jays stay alive in the alcs beating the royals 7-1.
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a lot of people tapping their toes in the studio this morning and fist pumps for their big win last night. it is 5:52. welcome back to cbs 2 news. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john -- >> some people are missing from the studio this morning. i noticed that too.
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maybe they're not tapping their toes either. going to be some tired but happy folks out there today. in the city right now, 60 degrees. wind out of the west 9 to 17 miles per hour but it's a southwest wind later. cool pockets to the west of the city. and a little bit of fog and also fog into suffolk county. but the warmth will linger for one more day. 75 in the city. enjoy it. it's a lot cooler friday into saturday. so going apple picking, saturday is chilly and turns soggy on sunday. and turning busy on the highway. >> a disabled vehicle blocks the the center lane on the l.i.e. on queens boulevard. delays back to main street. and route 25 is closed in both directions between manner lane and harricks lane. and construction has two lanes blocked on route 17 between mid land avenue and century road for a few minute more minutes.
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stick with the -- few more minutes. and stick with the garden state parkway. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. >> thank you. a routine blood test may help identify seniors suffering from dehydration. screening for sodium can reveal if older people are drinking enough fluids. it can lead to serious health problems including low blood pressure, rapid but weak pulse and loss of consciousness. there's growing evidence that second hand smoke may contribute to tooth decay in young children. researchers found exposure to smoke at four months of age was associated with almost twice the risk of tooth decay in baby teeth. some long island high school students are earning recognition for their environmental research. >> and some of our nation's top scientists are paying close attention. they have made an important discovery. >> they stick to the roof. >> reporter: she and her high
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school classmates are on to something that could prevent massive fish kills and algae blooms that have been showing up in long island waterways. >> it's a cycle. so if we can protect muscles, muscles can protect the grass. >> reporter: funded by a county grant, the students found that muscles, a shell fish are actually helping marsh grass grow stronger and taller. >> it stabilizes the system. >> reporter: the student's science teacher who oversaw their summer-long project says the muscles act as anchors for the grass which is then better able to absorb nitrogen in the water. >> you might look and just see grasses but when you look deep, you see muscles and grasses together. >> reporter: these students did their research at the nearby river. they say their idea will not only reduce nitrogen but also storm surge. that's because thicker sea grass can help slow the force of storm waters the.
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power and the research earned them certificates and semi- finalist us the? a science competition. >> i feel like i'm a real scientist now. >> reporter: they are thrilled to learn that top scientists now plan to study their data. >> yeah, i'm surprised. you would think that people wouldn't listen to us teenagers but this shows that once you put your mind to it -- >> reporter: ideas that could help save our planet. cbs 2 news. >> so the students will present their data to the legislature in january. pretty exciting stuff. >> great the see them caring so much. >> absolutely. and you know what today, not making this up, today is smart is cool day. >> look at that. >> who are the cool kids now? >> the ones on tv. that's great. i love that story. and so many facets to it. way to. and put in the science experiments and let us know what the weather is going to be like. >> it's going to be nice. there's a front on the way so enjoy the warmth because it gets cooler. >> all right. how is the ride? >> a few slow spots but we will
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help you around them. up next, the top stories including the latest on the investigation into the murder of a new york city police officer. and hillary rodham clinton on the hot seat. the presidential candidate prepares to testify before the house committee on benghazi. and celebrating the the miracle mets. the team from queens headed to the world series.
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it is 6:00 and 60 degrees on this thursday, october 22nd. we are in for another nice mild day but a chill will be back for the weekend. good morning. i am mary calvi. >> and i am alex denis in for chris wragge. this coward couldn't even stand up. yesterday evening he was able to run. yesterday evening he was able to pull a gun. yesterday evening he was tough enough to pull that trigger and kill a police officer. >> the suspect accused of gunning down police officer randolph holder faces a judge
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and is officially charged with his murder. a sea of blue lined the courtroom as the charges were read. this was far from the first time the suspect has been in trouble with the law. you know, you lose everything in a flash. >> a massive fire in passaic, new jersey. several hundred families forced out by flames. investigators are searching for the cause of the devastating fire. it will be an eight-our grilling for hillary rodham clinton. the former secretary of state will answer questions about the benghazi attacks where four american were killed. but what impact the will the president? unfortunately, i believe we're out of time. >> and jovita moore -- and joe says no. vice president joe biden made the nuancement, saying he doesn't have enough time to mount a winning campaign. it's a new character on sesame street that is getting universal praise this morning.
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and the mets are on their way back. >> four more wins! four more wins! >> and the new york mets, four more wins from a world series championship, the amazins completing the sweep with an overpowering performance at wrigley field. the mets wasting no opportunity to clinch their first pennant in 15 years. and how about traffic and weather on the 2s. john -- >> we need some bigger goggles. that's great. all right. in the city right now, we have cooler temperatures. pockets of the area dealing with fog as a by-product. and winds continuing to blow. and dealing with a front on the way during the day so more clouds at times. and a little bit of light rain or drizzle north and west. a shower during the day. and the front will take its time so we could see a shower on parts of long island as late as 9:00 or 10:00 tonight. so a day of change. won't be the pretty skies we saw yesterday but numbers almost right where we were yesterday. that means 75 in the city. and mid-70s dominate the map around the area today.
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and getting around the area, a little bit challenging, i love the new year's ball. but meg baker has the latest. >> thank you, john. a few slow spots. first in jamesport, route 25 closed in both directions at manner lane due to an accident. and now in queen, a disabled vehicle blocks the center lane at queens boulevard. delays back to main street. and a live look, lincoln tunnel, minor delays and no delays around the holland and george washington bridge. >> thank you. and to the amazing game. mets had a demeanor nating win last night -- had a dominating win last night against the chicago cubs and. >> we have team coverage beginning with cbs 2 news' steve overmyer. >> reporter: the mets win the pennant, let that sin income for a minute. the -- let that sink in for a
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the mets are going to the world series. great to see lucas duda breaking out of his post-season slumber. this shot set the tone for the entire game because the next batter also sends one out of the friendly confines. the mets score four in the 1st and batted around. and then in the 2nd, duda comes up and does it again, another two-out hit. and great sign for the mets. will definitely be needing his bat in the world series. and can you believe it? daniel murphy did it again, he hit another home run, this one in the 8th inning, his sixth straight post-season game with a homer which is a new major league record. drop the mic, daniel. they sweep chicago in four, advancing to their first world series in 15 year, fifth in franchise history. 8-3 is the final. game one of the fall classic will be on tuesday. and the first game at citi
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field will be next friday, october 30th. steve overmyer, cbs 2 news. fans are ready to celebrate the win in the form of shirts and hats. >> scat rapoport has reaction from times square. >> reporter: mets fans in bars throughout the city and all over going bonkers when the amazins put a fork in the well- done cubbies advancing to the world series. >> amazing! amazing! >> reporter: it's the mets' first trip back to the october classic since 2000 when they lost to the yankees in the subway series and 1986 when they won it all against the red sox the fans are savoring -- red sox and the fans are savoring every moment. >> going crazy right now! crazy! >> reporter: the mets' website got a little ahead of itself showing off mets gear declare them national league champions, even before the game started. the mistake was corrected.
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>> let's go mets! let's go mets! >> reporter: but hey, who could blame them? the amazins backed it up, sweeping the cubs and now, well, i'll let the fans tell you. >> four wins away from the world championship clam! let's go mets! let's go -- champion! let's go mets! >> reporter: the mets arrive back today at citi field at 1:30. welcome home, boy, well done. scat rapoport, cbs 2 news. >> thank you -- scott rapoport, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. the mets head to the world series. we will have continuing coverage throughout the morning. meanwhile, the new york mets paid tribute last night to the nypd officer killed in the line of duty a sign at citi field reading, we support our fallen hero officer randolph holder. the 13th precinct tweeted the image and thanked the team for their support. and now to the accused killer of officer holder.
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bail this morning following his
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believed to be seen here in video. police following close behind. when officer holder and his partner corned him on an fdr foot bridge, police say howard began shooting. >> puts the bike down. he pulls out his weapon. and he fires one time, striking the officer in the front of the head. >> officer down. >> confirm officer down? >> reporter: 33-year-old holder, a third generation police officer and immigrant from guyana died hours later. his father, a former officer in guyana seen outside their home where his family is now preparing for his funeral. >> the world needs to know that that young man was irreplaceable and the sacrifice that he gave to the city was just a small example of the sacrifices that many members of the service give. >> reporter: and officer holder's funeral is schedule for next wednesday in queens. reporting live this morning from east harlem, janelle
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city officials say tyrone howard should never have been on the streets the. 30-year-old is a career criminal who was arrested last fall on drug charges. he was freed from jail as part of a diverse program. experts say the reduction of stop and frisk is one of the reasons why officer holder was killed. the mayor and police commissioner say freeing holder was wrong. >> he sure as hell shouldn't have been to the streets. >> there are people in our effort, they are criminals. criminals and we need to us. >> a spokesperson for the judge in charge of the program says it's easy to look back unfairly cast blame and second guess without all the fact trying to blame the system but in reality, you should blame the person that pulled the trigger that killed the police officer. still to come, the emotional and heart warming with a career-threatening infection.
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and a show down in washington, d.c. hillary rodham clinton set to appear before congress to discuss the benghazi attack. and keeping the colors in the hallways. why students and parents had to fight to keep precious must recalls from being painted over.
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painted over. after trying brookside chocolates, @pam cakes v tweeted: "leave it to me to drop a brookside down my shirt & lose it." you didn't lose it. you saved it for later. brookside. talk about delicious. we love, love, chocolaty, creamy,
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with a little something extra. mmm deliciousness. cookies or almonds. yumminess. hershey's is mine, yours, our chocolate. it is now 6:12. traffic and weather on the 2s. nice and warm today. >> you almost caught me, mary.
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and then i heard my theme song. it's comfortable right now. some cooler readings, 41, 47, looking at 48 there. let's go if mets. that's where we're seeing pockets of fog. 52 for the jersey shore. the sun is coming up orange and blue. i want to head up north and check in. she's got 53 and a question. john, will it be clearer thursday night than it was last night to view the meteor shower? well, by this time tomorrow morning, early friday, we should see things clear out but overnight it will be rather cloudy so better viewing for the area last night than there will be tonight. but again, it's a front. and this is something you don't see every day. buddy on a caboose. obviously buddy is not afraid of the caboose and has a one- track mind. numbers for you today are going to be comfortable. and then we see that cool air take over and you're going to
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see highs just in the upper 50s for your friday and saturday. buddy on the caboose. 60 with winds out of the west 9 to 17 miles per hour. and cooler pocket where is you see the readings and dealing with fog. and a little bit of fog through westchester county as well. and fog driving in and out. driving up to 75 today. above normal, absolutely. almost a repeat of yesterday. sunrise time 7:14. sun sets at 6:06. today, a southwest wind and nice and mild. and then increasing clouds and a chance of a shower, big cool down gets underway friday and then we see the cool conditions lingering into your saturday. light rain and drizzle possible through sullivan, orange, maybe sussex. what's interesting though, some is going to evaporate before it hits the ground. the front is weaken. the bulk of the moisture stays to the north.
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and then in city for the evening hours and overnight, 75 and then we see morning low of 51. there will be some clearing. so early, well, maybe mid- morning tomorrow "cbs this morning" better viewing for the meteor shower. and 51 for a morning low. and 59 for a high friday and saturday. more clouds, chance of showers through midday on sunday. start your day the right way with an ontime arrival. and here is meg. >> thank you. queen, a disabled vehicle blocks the center lane on the westbound l.i.e. at queens boulevard. a live look there. delays back to main street. and now, two lanes blocked on route 1 northbound at livingston avenue. and route 25 is closed in both directions between manner lane and harricks due to an accident. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. alex and mary --
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happening today, democratic presidential candidate hillary rodham clinton is set to field tough questions in washington, d.c. >> she will be testifying before a republican-led house committee investigating the 2012 benghazi attacks. we are live from washington with more on what we can expect. >> reporter: yeah. hillary rodham clinton will face a grueling eight-hour grilling before the house committee investigating the 2012 benghazi attacks. testimony that could prove pivotal for her presidential campaign. >> can she weather a full day's worth of testimony in front of a committee that even some republicans have said is aiming to hurt her politically? if she can do that, she will be on stable ground of what was a shaky summer. >> reporter: the republican-led committee will try to find out why the u.s. chose to remain in bean benghazi, despite the escalation in violence. >> what i want to know is while violence was going up in libya, why was the security profile going down? >> reporter: and clinton will face questions on whether she
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additional security where the attacks took place. clinton who was secretary of state at the time has already gone on the defensive during two previous testimonies. >> the fact is, we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest somewhere or because guys out for a walk one night decided to go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make? >> reporter: ahead of the hear, democrats on the committee released the transcript of the closed door testimony of the former clinton the aide. she testified that clinton was devastated by the events and very engaged in her response. the pressure is not only on clinton but on the committee itself, fielding accusations that this entire investigation is just a political employ to take her down. and in a twist of fate befitting to all the drama, the committee chair has reportedly lost his voice ahead of today's hearing which will make questions clinton himself tricky, if possible at all. and report live in washington, cbs 2 news.
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>> thank you. a gun control bill vetoed by governor chris christie is the new focus of new jersey lawmakers this morning. today the state senate will vote on a possible override. the law requires law enforcers to inform judges when someone tries to clear a men cal health record. christie said he wants what he called real e reform. a new jersey community is coming together to save a series of school murals. parents and alumni of the elementary school are trying to keep the longtime works of art from being covered up with white paint. the murals painted by a former art teacher line the halls of the school since 1974. >> i actually created a world that i thought, when you first upon entering the school, children would say, this is a happy place, not institutional. >> it would be a real loss not to walk the beautiful hall waist.
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>> more than 1100 people have signed the petition to preserve the murals. the superintendent says he will meet with him on monday to discuss possibly restoring the murals. he was the first art teacher at the school. he retired in 2000. still to come, the push to bring uber to long island. and why it may not be as easy to sell. and new york city is officially mets town. mets flying high after their big win last night in chicago. and stock futures are high they are morning after wall street posted losses on wednesday. the dow jones industrial average lost 48 point. the nasdaq dropped by 40.
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the nasdaq dropped by 40. pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato
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but we are going to see clouds and wet weather which we need before the cool, more fall-like air races in overnight tonight into your friday and saturday. and in the city right now, hanging on to 60. pretty comfortable but parts of the area, cooler around jeffersonville. mix of sun and clouds today and then 75, stray shower possible north and west. and could see a shower in the city overnight tonight but it's national nut day. so enjoy some nuts too. >> sometimes you feel like a nut. >> sometimes you don't. there's a few slow spots. first, an accident blocks one lane on the westbound l.i.e. at souther bay road. delays back to sunnyside boulevard. and farther west in queen, a disabledded vehicle on the
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delays back the to main street. and a look, an overturned vehicle has two lanes blocked on route 1. delays back to jersey avenue. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. mary -- >> thank you. so the mets sealed the deal and now we are headed to the world series. >> i just threw myself in that. >> steve overmyer has the sports update. >> reporter: the mets win the pennant. let that sink in for a minute, the the mets are going to the world series and it couldn't have been a better start for the mets. lucas duda going, he had five rbi in the first two innings. oh, yeah, daniel murphy did it again. his sixth straight post-season game with a home run setting a new major league record, that is a mic-dropping moment if i have ever seen it.
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they are headed to the world series. 8-3 the final. game one of of the the fall classic will be on tuesday. and we're not sure whether or not it's going to be in toronto or kansas city. and the first game at city field will be next friday, october 30th. that's your cbs 2 wfan sports update. and today's 2 talkers. a homecoming one new york giant will never forget. and another hollywood actress speak out about a topic affecting new moms. >> reporter: absolutely. another hollywood mom is sharing her experience with post pardom depression. she says she dealt with the condition after giving birth to her second daughter. she says she felt very overwhelmed and she is not alone. actress hayden panettiere checked into a facility last month. >> so important to speak out. >> and to get help. we wish them all the best.
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and the giant's tight end has been released from the hospital after battling a serious infection. he returned home on crutches and his wife caught the special moment. >> hi, daddy! >> hi, baby. >> daddy! >> a little more than two weeks ago, admitted with a staph infection. but he is now on the mend and happy with the welcome home. >> and now if he could just get through the gate. >> the baby gates are hard: >> especially when you're tired. let's go mets. ticket prices skyrocket after last night's win. how much you will have the pay to see the mets play in the world series. plus, special edition being added to the sesame street family. more trouble for toyota.
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recall now of more than 6 million vehicles. tyrone, why did you do it? >> and a suspected cop killer now charged with murder for the death of officer randolph holder. why police say the suspect should have never been on the streets.
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continues after the break. 6:30. 60 degrees on this thursday, october 22nd. your last day of warm weather. a cool down is coming. traffic and weather on the 2s coming up. they haven't been to the world series since 2000 and the mets are on their way back. >> champagne showers for the national league champions. the mets head to the world series after a clean sweep in the windy city. but first, arraignment for murder. new video of the man accused of killing officer randolph holder. good morning. i am mary calvi. >> and i am alex denis. chris wragge has the day off. the accused killer has the day off. >> janelle burrell has more live from east harlem. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you mary. we are outside the police station to to house where officer holder worked. you can see the memorial continuing to grow.
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inside that courtroom as his accused killer faced a judge. tyrone howard entered the manhattan courtroom late wednesday night to a standing room-only crowd of nypd officers, stare -- staring down the 30-year-old as the judge ordered the career criminal held without bail. >> i hope you burn in hell. >> reporter: one officer yelling out, i hope you burn in hell. >> tyrone, why did you do it? >> reporter: howard ignored question as he left the station house. investigators say he had been part of a drug related shootout near east 102nd street tuesday night, leaving the scene on a stolen bike, believed to be scene here in surveillance video, police following close behind. when officer holder and his partner cornered him on an fdr foot bridge, police say howard began shooting. >> he puts the bike down. he pulls out his weapon and he
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the officer in the front of the head. >> officer down. >> confirm officer down? >> reporter: 33-year-old holder, a third generation police officer and immigrant from guyana died hours later. his father, a former officer in guyana, seen outside their home where his family is now preparing for his funeral. >> the world needs to know that that young man was irreplaceable and the sacrifice that he gave to the city was just a small example of the sacrifices that many members of the service give. >> reporter: officer holder's funeral will take place next wednesday in queens. reporting live this morning from east harlem, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. traffic and weather on the 2s for you. >> it is mild right now. we will see a mild day today give way to cooler, more fall- like temperatures. overnight tonight into friday and saturday, hanging on to 60. and winds are variable.
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drizzle well north and west. and affiliated with an approaching front. and that pushes through later today. and in the city, not as much sun as yesterday. and a nice day in the mid-70s. it's late they are afternoon and tonight where we see a better chance of a shower rolling in from north and west. >> john, thank you. how is the commute looking? >> not too bad but everyone is roads. so a few slow spots. an overturned vehicle has two lanes blocked on route 1 northbound. delays back to jersey avenue. now on long island, in jamesport, route 25 is closed in both directions between manner lane and harricks lane due to an accident. and an accident blocks one lane on the westbound l.i.e. at south oyster bay road. delays back to sunnyside boulevard. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and if you're headed to the airport, all is on or close at jfk, loo guard warm temperatures and newark
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liberty. >> thank you. back to the clean sweep in chicago. the amazins are headed to the world series for the first time in 15 years. >> scott rapoport is in times square and otis livingston covered the game in chicago. let's begin with li live with the game and team reaction. >> reporter: -- with otis livingston with the game and team reaction. >> reporter: that marquee says it all, thanks cubs fans. swept away the cubs adding to their 107 years of world series agony. and the mets jumped on the cubs from the words "play ball." duda finally gets into the swing of thing, three-run pop in the first, part of a five rbi night for duda who came in batting just .150. and another punch to the gut of cub fans, back to back jacks in
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and not even the windy city could cool down daniel murphy. four. on to the world series for the fist time in 15 years and as you can imagine, the celebration was bananas as the party made its way from the clubhouse and back out on to the field. >> can't be more proud of this team, more excited for the city of new york and this organization and these fans. >> they deserve it. we had some rough years and they hung in there. >> reporter: and now the mets will face either the kansas city royals or the toronto blue jays. kansas city leads 3-2 with game six back in kansas city tomorrow night. and it doesn't matter, the mets are going. ifer the first time in 15 years, we can say the mets are going back to the world series. otis livingston, cbs 2 news. >> busy overnight. fans ready to celebrate the win wear their pride in the form of shirts and hats. >> scott rapoport is live if times square. i'm sure -- live from times square.
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i'm sure you have a lot of excited fans. >> reporter: we do, at least for 6:00 this the morning. get ready for world series fever here in new york city. this is what it looks like. they opened early, 6:00 a.m. to sell mets pennant gear to fans. and now after last night's big win, they are putting out mets national league championship shirts and hats and pennants and stuff. some fans showed up early to get theirs. >> got this for my son. mets shirt. and i'm going to try to pick up the same thing for myself, maybe a hoodie. >> reporter: and he is going to appreciate that dad got up at 5:00 in the morning? >> absolutely. >> reporter: why so early? >> well, times square usually has everything. >> reporter: and now the mets will be returning back to citi field today at 1:30 after their breathtaking sweep of the cubs. and mary and alex, just want to ask you one thing, how does this look? champs. hope i have it right-side-up. >> love that. champions.
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>> reporter: they were nice enough to open up early for us and everybody else. scat rapoport, cbs 2 news. >> and looks good. absolutely. so you will have to dig deep into your pockets if you want to see the mets play at citi field during the world series. ticket prices on the resell mark vet been soaring. the average secondary market sales price was $975 for a potential game three at citi field next friday. and it goes up from there. prices the typically rise and fall based on how a series is unfolding but stay with cbs 2 news and cbsnewyork.com as the mets continue their championship chase. a massive fire at a new jersey apartment building is now under control but not before leaving two firefighters hurt and hundreds of people homeless. the fire broke out just before 9:00 last night on gregory street in passaic. a city spokesperson says 300 to 400 residents have been displaced. the injured firefighters are expected to be okay. no word yet on what started the fire. in suffolk county, police
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missing for 12 days. the 40-year-old worked in as a house cleaner in south hampton. she was last seen in a park lot arguing with her estranged husband who accused her of having an affair. he says he doesn't know what happened to her. the corruption trial of the former new york assembly speaker is set to begin early next month. the manhattan democrat was forced from the speaker's post after his arrest in january. he is accused of exploiting his political power to rake in $4 million in kick backs. he says he will be cleared. the text that got an entire plus this -- >> while i will not be a silent. >> it's a no-go for joe biden. why the vice president decided not to make a run for the white house. plus, through sickness and health, new information about odom's divorce.
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well it is 60 degrees outside. a beautiful live look at our city. halloween night makes for great people watching but space will also put on quite a show. nasa says an asteroid will pass earth at 87,000 miles per hour.
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they say there's no need to worry, it poses no danger to earth. >> okay. >> just keep on moving. just keep on moving. >> at 78,000 miles per hour, just go by. >> where is bruce willis when you need him? remember, send him up there? >> he will take care of it. >> and a young ben affleck, i'm not going! that would be great. and butch could help us and another programming note for you, don't forget, we don't fall back this weekend. it's halloween weekend. so it's like the perfect storm for halloween fun. get an extra hour of sleep for all the little ghosts and goblins out there. we did it. we said we needed mets color. we got it. i'm wearing it. i'm proud. are you excited, greg? >> yes. >> that's greg for you. mr. excitement there. mr. excitement. jennifer jones did a cart wheel, actually pulled something she is so excited.
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and texts to all the yankee fans that work here. clear and 60. winds variable at 6 miles per hour. a southwest wind so we stay mild. around the area, 52. that's cooler than the city. and 50 in staten island right now. and guy from sparta called and said, everybody is calling them the amazins, that was 1969 in my team but they're still the amazins. 44 in the hamptons. that's cooler than this time yesterday. i see similar numbers today, cool down. below normal for friday and saturday. and 75, yeah, that's the normal high for the 13th of september. and then the numbers tumble. 2.6. we need a good killing frost to get rid of that. and winning warmth today. and here comes that southwest wind. here comes the front though. so it's back to autumn for your day tomorrow. and upper 50s to 60 if you're lucky. so it's over a 15-degree drop
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for many. next chance for rain after the showers this afternoon and tonight would be on sunday morning. and all right, it's a thursday morning. what's going on meg baker? >> thank you. a few slow spots to leave extra time for you if you can. an overturned vehicle has two lanes blocked on route 1 northbound at main street. stick with route 27 as an alternate. and an accident blocks one lane on the westbound l.i.e. at south oyster bay road. delays back to sunnyside boulevard. and the hudson river crossings it felt lynn condition has a 30 minute delay. and the holland and gw bridge have a 20 minute wait. and mass transit, all on or close on metro north, path train, new jersey transit and long island railroad. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. mary -- >> thank you. and now to campaign 2016. the guessing game is over. vice president joe biden announces he won't be running for president. >> unfortunately, i believe we
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are out of time, the time necessary to mount a winning campaign for the nomination. >> biden was encouraged to run by democrats worried about hillary rodham clinton's email scandal and sagging poll numbers but she was well received in last week's debate and analysts say that dimmed biden's process peck. paul ryan is on his way to becoming the next speaker of the house. the freedom caucus has announced it will support him. ryan decided to make a play for the position but only if he could get the necessary backing by week's end. and he said he won't give up his family time. ryan is a married father of three and his family lives in wisconsin. police in new mexico make an arrest in the road rage shooting death of a 4-year-old girl. the 30-year-old tony torez was taken into custody yesterday and police say he admitted to being the gunman. investigators say the 4-year- old was in the backseat with her 7-year-old brother after they were picked up from school tuesday when someone opened fire on the family car.
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to exit the road when a car forced him out of the lane. every last member of a high school football team from connecticut has been suspended in a sexting scandal. players from plain field high school are accused of holding a group chat session where they exchanged naked pictures of female classmates. and some of the girls are as young as 14. the coach of another school's team heard about the incident and told administrators. and police were contacted. at this point, there is no criminal investigation. governor cuomo says uber and lyft ride sharing services should not be regulated city by city in new york. he says a state-wide system would be better than a complicated patch work of rules. they want legislatures to pass legislation next year alog them to operate -- year allowing them to operate throughout the state. an uber executive says there's a need for the service in suffolk county.
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commuters at train stations. >> you probably share a cab with like four other people before you get home. to drop off all those people. aid or abet, it's just me. >> -- people. with uber, it's just me. >> you know what you're going to get with a cab. >> the only access to uber on long island is for those going to and from new york city. an italian newspaper claimed a brain cancer specialists diagnosed the pope with a brain tumor. the editor says they confirmed the story months ago. the vatican spokesperson says the all right is not true and aadds apart from a small problem with his leg, pope francis is in excellent health. lamar odom and khloe kardashian are putting their divorce on hold for now. he was found unconscious in nevada. car dan dash january has been
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by the bedside after he was found last week at the love ranch brothel. the 35-year-old odom is now breathing on his own at a hospital in los angeles. sesame street is welcoming a new character to the neighborhood. she is a preschooler with autism named julia. she does things a little differently. the show says the character is part of a new initiative to take the stigma out of autism. and she is meant to offer children a relatable character they can understand, whether they live with autoimor know someone who is. >> my niece has autism and i think it's something she will gravitate to. bravo to the them. a dangerous recall involving more than 6 million toyotas. plus, how apple is giving iphone owners a new attitude. there's only one sports headline today. the mets are going to the world series. they sweep the numbers four. game one of the -- the cubs in four.
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tuesday. talk about a gorgeous morning. live view from chopper 2 for you on this thursday, o ctober 22nd. we've got 60 degrees out there at 6:51.
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the new jersey shore, a baby feeding for several days. if you're down the shore and spot the whale, keep your distance. it is illegal to bother them. hah a sight. 2s. >> some might mention that it's probably not too bright either. i mean, they're big animals. speaking of big, it's caps lock day but it's a program designed to make people stop using caps lock. the cap lock button. 60 in the city right now. we have cooler readings to the west. seeing a little bit of fog. and in the city, awfully pretty but a few more clouds and 75 for your high. a shower or two pushing through north and west. and then it's one more nice day before those cooler temperatures rule friday into saturday. and all right, let's get through on time with meg baker. >> thank you.
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two lanes blocked on route 1 northbound at livingston avenue. stick with route 27 as an alternate. and now a live look, a disabled truck blocks one lane on the outbound upper-level of the george washington bridge. delays back to jerome avenue. and one lane blocked on the westbound l.i.e. at oyster bay road. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. mary -- the. >> thank you. toyota is recalling 6.5 million vehicles worldwide. the problem, a faulty window switch that can overheat, melt and lead to fires. the recall includes 2 million vehicles in the u.s. covering 10 different models. the model years range from 2006 to 2011. there's been one injury reported in the u.s. and if you have an iphone, you have a new way to express yourself this morning. apple released an update yesterday that includes more
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there's a burrito, new happy faces, religious buildings and a giant hunk of cheese. >> the giant hunk of cheese and the happy face, that's me. let's check in with charlie rose and norah o'donnell. >> good morning. we are on capitol hill with what to expect from hillary rodham clinton's testimony in the benghazi investigation. >> one man is about to have brain surgery on live television. a preview of the unique event. >> and john and tracy stewart's first-ever interview today. they tell us about life after the daily show and tracy's new mission to change how we live with animals. that and more, the news is back in the morning. >> looking forward to it. thank you so much.
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either kansas city or toronto. the accused killer of nypd officer randolph holder is now charged with first degree murder and robbery. tyrone howard was arraigned last night and held without bail. mayor de blasio and police commissioner bratton say the career criminal should never have been on the streets. hilahila pierce before the house ben gave committee today. she will be questioned about the attack on the undiplomatic outpost in libya in 2012. the presidential campaign has accused the republican-led panel of carrying out a partisan investigation. new jersey state senators are set to vote on another override of governor chris christie's veto of a gun control bill. and now a final look at traffic. >> all right. an overturned vehicle has two lanes blocked on route 1 northbound. now delays back to jersey avenue and you will want to stick with route 27 as an
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alternate. and checking the hudson crossings. the lincoln has a 20 minute delay. and holland and gw with 20 minute delays. and al park. -- and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and nice weather for you today. a few more clouds than yesterday. and numbers are still mild and maybe some of that needed rain as well. southwest wind will warm us up to 75 for the city. and a chance of a shower, light rain north and west. and then in and through the city later today and tonight. and still great weather for the 30th anniversary gala of answer the call at the waldorf tonight. and have fun with that tonight. and now overnight tonight, after you answer the call, dealing with that cold front. so we will see highs drop dramatically. friday and saturday, struggling to hit 60. and next chance for rain after today is sunday. another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> i am mary calvi. >> and i am alex denis.
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