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it's 4:30. 50 degrees on this wednesday, november 11th, veteran's day. the rain is moving out today but more unsettled weather will be here tomorrow. good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. but fist, our top story. a murder mystery involve ising a wealthy new york socialite is unfolding. >> police say a missing fire extinguisher could be the key to solving this case. burr -- case. janelle burrell live with more. >> reporter: she was from a well respected, well known family here in westchester county. and so far there, are no suspects and no motive.
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in this quiet northern westchester community where murders are nearly unheard of, neighbors can't believe anyone would want to hurt her. >> very, very nice lady. she gives you a kiss and stuff. it's just beyond unfortunate. >> reporter: police today continue their search for a president and a weapon, possibly a hand held fire extinguisher missing from the 83-year-old's hill top estate in north salem called wind swept farms. her body found in a laundry room in the main house. investigators say there was no sign of forced entry. >> she was found in the laundry room just inside the garage and lying on the floor. the cause of death is blunt force trauma. >> reporter: she lived on the 300-acre property with her husband, the owner of about 100 mcdonald's franchises. >> the master of the hunt and
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here revolves around him and his family. >> reporter: police say she was last heard from around 3:00 p.m. monday and they believe she was killed around 5:20 that evening. they have been searching from the air and on the ground and also questioning everyone in the community who knew her. and police have also spoken with her husband eugene. so farther not considering him a suspect in this case. reporting live this morning from westchester county, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john elliott, good morning to you. >> it is a sloppy morning, chris. so i was driving through rain, heavy at times and then into the city, there is a puddle, we're calling it lake 11 on 11th avenue that's massive. and rain continues. and also dealing with issues of fog. and the north wind going to make the temperatures feel even cooler. in the city, we're looking at
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and winds north at 10 miles per hour. it is messy out there. and here's the rain. you can see the brighter colors indicating heavier rain through orange county and westchester. but you also get a sense of the low on the go. today a transition day. starts with gray sky, above and below, some rain and then some breaks in the clouds before we see another system roll onboard on thursday. we need the rain and we will see more of it. so we will let you know about that in a bit. right now, she's helpful all the time and now she's here to help you. >> thank you, john. it's a busy morning for commute. we have an accident two tractor- trailer on the new england thruway. not the only problem we are seeing this morning. we have route 35 closed southbound between broad street and clinton avenue. one lane blocked on the northbound side.
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there's a detour set up as well. and a live look at one of the hundreds of cameras showing the tappan zee bridge. there's a 45 speed restriction in place because of the wet weather. and alternate side is suspended for veteran's day, you still have to pay the meters and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. now to campaign 2016. and the republican presidential candidates meeting in their fourth televised debates last night. the gathering focused more on issues and less fighting but there was still plenty of punches thrown. >> reporter: this debate featured a field paired down to eight. candidates were asked about demands for a $15 minimum wage. >> we have to leave it the way it is. people have to go out and work really hard and they have to get into that upper stratum. >> every time we raise the minimum wage, a number of jobless people increases. it's particularly a problem in
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>> if you raise the minimum wage, you're going to make people more expensive than a and that means automation is only going to be accelerated. >> reporter: the first half hour passed without fireworks and then a question about immigration lit the fuse. >> can you send 5 million the economy? >> you're going to have to send people out. have to go out. and they'll come back. and hopefully they get back. >> come on, folk, we know you can't pick them up and ship them across the border. it's a silly argument. it's not an adult argument. it makes no sense. >> all i can say, i built an unbelievable company worth buckingham palace billions of dollars, i don't have to hear from him. >> 12 million illegal immigrants, to send them back, 500,000 a month is not possible. values. >> the next presidential debate
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on the long schedule comes this saturday night when the democrats take to the podium in des moines, iowa. the face the nation host is the moderator. well, absent from last night's stage, new jersey's governor chris christie. he appeared in the undercard debate where he focused his clinton. >> wait till you see what hillary rodham clinton will do thoracic outlet this country. believe me, hillary rodham clinton is coming for your wallet everybody. worry about her. >> hillary rodham clinton is running so far to the left to try to catch up to bernie sander, it's hard to see her anymore. >> excluded even from the york governor. now to exclusive video you will only see here, a car weaving in and out of traffic
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during a wild police chase. say it started with a car jacking on the bqe. and they were in pursuit of a honda pilot with dealer plates. the suspect jumped the curb, hitting the sidewalk hard. >> that basically took out the front right control arm or axle or something and disabled him. they shattered his window and pulled him out. >> police identified the suspect as a 20-year-old. he was taken into custody and faces a series of charges. and also in brooklyn, a driver was killed when his car plunged into the water. police say a resident noticed the damage to the barrier and looked at the home security video and it showed what appeared to be a vehicle traveling fast toward the dead end. the car was found yesterday afternoon. the driver was identified as a 31-year-old of brooklyn. and happening today, events marking this e veteran's day 2015, the nation's largest
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veteran's day parade steps off at 11:30 this morning, moving from 26th street up to 52nd. there will be a ceremony in new jersey where a 22-year-old local soldier killed in a training exercise last month will be honored. and a reminder about closures for the holiday, all u.s. post offices are closed today and so are new york city public schools. and on wall street, the bond market is closed but the stock market will be open. and now in virginia, the fbi says it's foiled a plot to shoot up synagogues and black churches as part of a race war. agents moved in on a home early sunday, arrest three men. the fbi says they're white supremists. an agent posed as an illegal arms dealer selling weapons. a state senator is pushing to make new jersey the first state in the northeast to completely legalize marijuana. he has introduced a bill for people 21 and older as long as they're not in public. he says regulating and taxing
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the drug would ensure safety and provide financial benefits for the state. medical marijuana is already legal in new jersey. governor chris christie has promised to veto any measure to legalize all marijuana use. the attorney genocide lines their business. he ordered draft kings and fandual to stop taking bets in new york state. he considers the contest to be gambling. they have a total of five dice respond and show why he shouldn't move forward with the legal action. we will have much more coming up in the 5:00 hour. still to come, an update from a long island arrest. and a plane carrying nine people crashes into an apartment complex in ohio. and the angels walk the cat walk. some of the highlights from the victoria secret's fashion show.
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and now thunder sleet is the view out the window. whether you're driving or just looking outside the window. this system is slow to exit. and rain will return tomorrow. and then the sun and then, oh, the chilly temperatures. traffic and weather on the 2s coming up. so how ya doing? enough pressure in here for ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me. yeah...just wait 'til we hit ten thousand feet. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... wait, what?! you realize i have gold status?
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this is interesting, shows how dedicated our weather watchers are, sherry has 48. and she's glad it's not too cold because they're without power. so she is submitting there with her battery back-up.
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we appreciate that. 49 here. this is adam. and some more interesting observations coming in too, just over an inch of rain since midnight. watching the rain gauge. only about 7 inches to go for the deficit. and appreciate this update too from tony, he has 50 degrees. and he's had quite a bit of rain as well. reporting 1.29. and then walter sent this in, i thought this was nice, just to let us know he's okay. wow. thanks for that walter. we appreciate it. if you're watching right now. how are you watching? here's what we're watching, the wet weather. it does not look like naples right now. you've got fog and some light rain and you also have some heavier rain. i thought bob would appreciate that. light rain and fog, 50 degrees, winds north at 10 miles per hour. and the north wind, the raw wind keeping you cool today so you need the jacket and rain gear to start the day. and number, not that much of a spread. it usually is more significant
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this time of the year but the clouds serving to regulate and the numbers out the door. on average, it's cooler but remember, yesterday wasn't exactly a warm day . hour-by- hour, you've got the fog to start. you're looking at 54 and still dealing with good cloud cover at noon. and then the wind a little bit more of a factor the. that ushers in the hint of sun by 2:00. the high struggling to hit 59, 60. and again, it won't feel like it with the raw north wind. and to the north we go. heavier rain through orange county, down into westchester and tell you what, stanford, westport, up to bridgeport, fairfield, heavier rain right now. just shows you down. big puds and there goes the low. another front on the way. and here's what the models are doing. they'll try to give you a break between now and 9:00 for the city, long island and new jersey. and lingering light rain and drizzle into the afternoon. a hint of sun here and there.
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little bit of wet weather. and then quiet until thursday afternoon when it's a front that comes through. a little better definition there. and this lingers through the afternoon on thursday before friday brightens up. and watch this, did you see that? did you see that? >> no! >> snow. it's going to be a lot colder and windy on your friday into saturday as well. so i mean, it's going to be a day where north and west, a flurry float by with the cooler temperatures for the weekend before we warm you up the first part of next week. so take it easy this morning. slow out there, right alex? >> you're right. in several area, a couple alerts. we have an accident involving two tractor-trailers on the new england thruway. delays are back. so stick to the hutch to get around this. and a crash on route 1 and 9 southbound at central avenue. and route 35 is closed southbound between broad street and clinton avenue due to flooding.
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and a lane blocked on the northbound side as well. and alternate side is suspended for veteran's day. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you. good morning. a quick look at some of the stories making headlines today. an investigation is underway into the crash of a private jet in akron, ohio. all nine people onboard were killed. the jet slammed into an apartment building yesterday triggering a fire but there were no injuries on the ground. federal authorities say three men are charged in the largest ever theft of consumer data from a u.s. financial institution. it resulted from a cyber attack against jpmorgan chase. the third is an american believed to be living in moscow. a longtime brooklyn state assemblyman has died of cancer at the age of 74. he resigned in 2013 after allegations of sexually harassing i didn't think female staffers. stock futures are higher
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after a mixed day on tuesday. the dow jones industrial average gained 27. the nasdaq composite lost 12. the s& s&p 500 rose by three. now a regional chain is doing away with tipping of the wait staff. texas-based joe's crab shack is increasing wages instead and will raise menu prices to pay for it. they have more than a dozen locations in new york and new jersey. campbell's is changing the recipe to the classic chicken noodle soup. they are taking out artificial ingredients. the revamped recipe will appear in a limited edition can promoting the new star wars film. and an update on the school's sexting scandal on long island. several students have rebelled and one was aj fenton. he showed up when administrators told him to stay home.
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many students claim they simply received an unwanted text with a link to a video of two students having sex. >> i don't think i should have got suspended at all. i can't stop someone from sending a text to me. >> my son simply received a group text which had a video attached to it. >> the district says students were suspended not just for looking at the video but for violating the code of conduct when she did not report it. -- when they did not report it. the celebrities that turned out for the victoria secret fashion show. and they were supposed to improvements to the park. and another check on the traffic and weather on the 2s next.
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welcome to cbs 2 news. 50 degrees out there. we have all experienced the little annoyances. a neighbor holds a party that gets out of hand. how do you handle it? >> her last name is grubman. just for women out there that keeps an eye on their men's facebook page. >> we explore the growing trend of calling people outline. what's behind the popularity of shaming your name and how you could be on someone's list and not know it. >> sitting at the din ther table. ballplayers in queens say an -- at the dinner table. ballplayers in queens say a redesign almost ruined their courts. they say since is park's department spent $850,000 to renovate the park, the three
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they say the canopies above the courts which were designed to block out the sun funnel rain water onto to the courts playing holes in the playing field which take days to dry out. >> when it rain, all the water comes in and makes holes all over the place. >> we continue need this. we cannot use it. it's a waste of money. they got to do something. >> the parks department says they'll install covers and hopes to have the problem solved by early next year. >> not easy to play nit the rain. it's not easy to play it at all now with all the divots. the rain. this thing on 11th avenue, all the plate, they never think of the rain. >> 10th and 11th from about 57th to 65th, like the surface of the moon. >> but it's created a lake people don't factor the rain worse. here's the deal, i like that.
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going to be slow and cool. so gear up for it on your veteran's day. coastal system will make the exit today. and cold front touches off, another round of wet weather tomorrow. and we still need it. cooler, brighter and blustery as we head into the weekend. and out the door, it's light rain for new jersey. it's heavier rain through parts of the hudson valley. and there's the low in total as it heads out. and then we are waiting to see what's going to happen in the plains today with the cold front. could see major severe weather for the central u.s. >> we've got problems on the roads. already, yeah, traveling this morning, it's a one-two punch. an accident involving two tractor-trailer on the new england throughway. win northbound lane blocked at center avenue. and also we have a crash blocking a lane on route 1 and 9 southbound at central avenue. and alternate side parking is is suspended. you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you.
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everything you think is going on is happening right now. >> reporter: new angels this year, kendall jenner walking the show for the first time. >> so insane. to be able to go from like having viewing party in ninth grade with like your friends and practicing the runway during commercial breaks to being in the room. >> reporter: from the first- timers to the veterans, her 16th show as a victoria secret's angel. >> i still feel very nervous because victoria secret fashion show every year, it has become a global phenomenon. >> reporter: which has also become a highly coveted ticket for those lucky enough to attend the walk the pink carpet. >> coming off a long season so for me, being in new york, what better event to come to than the show. >> you have the prom and then like maybe your wedding and then victoria secret fashion show. >> reporter: you won't want to miss the show. there are performances by
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>> reporter: and chris, low us colley was from a wealthy family here in westchester county. and police say this morning, so far there are no suspects and no motive. in this quiet community where murders are nearly unheard of, neighbors of lois colley can't believe anyone would want to hurt her. >> she's a very, very nice lady. it's just beyond unfortunate. >> reporter: police today continue their search for a suspect and a , possibly a hand held fire exwisher. her body found in the main house near the garage investigators say there was no sign of forced entry. >> she was found in the laundry room which is just inside the garage and lying on the floor. the cause of death is blunt force trauma. >> reporter: colley lived with
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wealthy owner of about 100 mcdon the aldeas franchises. he is well known in the affluent social scene. >> the horse community here sort of revolves around him and his family. they have been searching the the air and the ground and questioning everyone in the community who knew her. and police say they have also spoken with her husband eugene. so far, he is not being considered a suspect in this case. reporting live this morning from westchester county, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john, good morning. >> there's a lot of variety out there. her live shot to the north getting a break right now.
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valley, getting a little light rain. there's the variety, orange county, parts of westchester and fairfield heavier rain. and showers through ocean county as well. a big low counterclockwise flow. really kind of tricky out the door, wet leaves and fog. some breaks in the clouds. and 59 the high. but starts to turn breezy and unsettled through the end of the week. she's ready to help you, here's alex. >> thank you. traveling here, better news where we had an accident involving a tractor-trailer that has since cleared on the new england throughway northbound. and we still have delays back to pelhamdale avenue. anticipate that. and following this accident blocking a lane on route 1 and 9 southbound at central avenue. a hesitation making your way through the area. and also a disabled vehicle blocks the right lane on the
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southbound side of fdr dr 96th street. and west side highway is clear for you. alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. police in brooklyn are trying to identify a pair of package thieves. a man was caught on video stealing a large box from an apartment building. the box contained a bed frame. he and a female accomplice are wanted for two other thefts on october 22nd. nine people are dead after a small plane crashed into an apartment building in ohio. the plane burst into flames as it set the homes on fire. luckily, no one was at the home at the time. everyone was okay in there. the owner says there were two crew members and seven passengers onboard. the jet took off from dayton and was supposed to land in akron just two miles from where it crashed. >> all of a sudden, the plane
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just like veered sideways and plowed into the duplexes there. and it was just instant boom and flames and smoke and it was horrific. terrible. >> the ntsb and faa are sending investigators to the scene. at this point, there's no word on a cause. the republican presidential candidates are back on the campaign trail after facing off in their fourth prime time debate in milwaukee last night. we have reaction. >> reporter: the fourth republican presidential debate proves to be a big win for fox business and the wall street journal. donald trump praised moderators for a debate that he says focused more on substance than cnbc's economic debate last month. >> there was a very elegant evening. no fantasy football questions. >> reporter: in of a strong debate performance, the ohio governor john kasich aggressively took on opponents. >> we can't ship 11 million
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people out of this country. >> the things he was saying didn't always land with the audience. and i wonder if people thought he was too combative. >> reporter: after the debate, leading contender ben carson responded to recent questions surrounding his personal story. >> if there's some major scandal, something that is really a significance to the people, that's a different story. but i want you to prove everything that has ever happened in your life that you ever talked about, that's ridiculous. >> reporter: senators ted cruz and marco rubio managed to garner the most attention online for holding their own. >> you can't have a strong nation without strong values. >> reporter: analysts say former florida governor jeb bush needed to stand out. >> he needed the breakout night. i don't think he got that. >> reporter: the republican candidates' next debate is next month. cbs news, milwaukee. >> all right. lots to talk. looks like new yorkers will have to the find a new way to
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>> new york's attorney general has ordered two companies to stop accepting bets saying it amounts to illegal gambling. diane macedo has more live from times square. >> reporter: chris and mary, this is a monster decision for the two companies, draft kings and fandual. unlike traditional leagues where you manage a team over the entire season, you draft a team and enter them into a pool and collect your winnings or pay out losses by the end of the week and entry fees vary anywhere from 25-cents to $5,000. >> your operations are illegal gambling under the constitution and the laws of the state of new york and you have to stop the taking bets from new york residentses. >> reporter: that was the message from the attorney general to draft kings and fandual after a month-long investigation concluded theirs is a game of chance, not skill. >> not some new version of
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fantasy sport, just a new version of online gambling. >> reporter: the difference is he says traditional leagues rely on months of strategic play. >> fandual will pay out over $2 billion this year. >> $10 million in total prizes. >> overwhelming majority just lose money. >> reporter: fandual fired back saying the games do involve skill and adding, this is a politician telling hundreds of thousands of new yorkers they are not allowed to play a game they love and share with friend, family, coworkers and players across the country. it has been played in new york for years and years but after he realized he could get himself some press coverage, he decided the game is suddenly now not legal. so how do new yorkers feel? >> i think it's totally political. new york city wants money they're not getting a cut so
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they want to shut it down. >> i think you definitely should be able to have them. but i think it's gambling just like the casino. >> reporter: and now the companies could still fight the attorney general in court but it's important to note, new york is not alone here. just last month, nevada ordered both companies shut down and now new jersey, pennsylvania, massachusetts and georgia are considering doing the same. live in times square, diane macedo, cbs 2 news. >> a lot of people interested in that. very popular. still to come here, a young child hailed a hero for saving hi grandmother from a burning home. and helping homeless vets and getting rid of the zombie homes on long island at the same time. could a common sense idea become a reality? and why one lawmakers says nj transit should be stripped of millions in federal money. let's keep you on track today. cool, wet and raw. the jacket will do because it's not cold yet.
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good idea and the sunglasses get a good part of the day off. traffic and weather on the 2s coming up. whlesoonel ha a t f?at nfu unasthpor dgh
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time for traffic and weather on the 2s. some rain yesterday. not as much as we probably needed but it still made a mess. >> i will say this though, people will hate me, tweeting now. we do need it.
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>> i'm hating you now. >> john -- >> i know, dear john. for the most part, a good soaking rain. the problem is, getting pictures from the weather watchers yesterday where the leaves have covered the drains. you still have big puddles and then off this morning, you get behind a truck, the spray is going to slow you down. so you know, just got to be smart. factor it into your plan this morning. rain through the middle part of the morning and then fog as well. so watch out for it. i did notice though, the deer in my neighborhood weren't out as much. you know, so they kind of lay low on a morning like this. winds north at 10 miles per hour. so a raw feeling. this is interesting. 50 in greenwich. and now let's take a trip to the motor city. look at that cold air just waiting to come in. and now it will take some time but this weekend, saturday, the highs only in the low 50s and still breezy. so it is going to give you a
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december before we warm you up next week. and now heavier rain through parts of long island. watch out for that. and into and through the hampton, over the sound, north shore and fairfield county, the good soaking rain. and orange county as well. and now in the city, it's light, drizzling and raw. with the fog. here's the low. it's just going to slowly move out of here during the course of the morning. so it's a little slow this morning. a few breaks this afternoon before another front rolls through. and we are watching the running rain totals. and the big winner has been parts of ocean county, 2.04 inches for the event for long beach island. yeah, even the city, well over .50. and sussex, the hudson valley, yeah, closer to .75 on average. and a few left over showers today north and east today on veteran's day. and then a bump in the numbers and then afternoon showers on
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thursday. and then a blustery finish. do you like that move? that was smooth. going to be bright but windy. and then that's kind of the conduit, the gear that ushers in the coldest day of the next few which is on your saturday. bye-bye leaves. bye-bye me. hello alex. in queen, a, an accident on the southbound side of the cross island parkway. anticipate that you have a slower than normal ride getting through the area. and also woodbridge, a crash blocking the left southbound lane on the garden the state a live look. and this driver is having a rough morning. a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane on the southbound side of the fdr drive at 96th street. and he was just rear ended. so slow traffic through the area there. west side highway is a good option. tappan zee bridge, 45 speed
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and mass transit on or close to schedule. and. a republican amendment to a transportation bill cuts $1.7 billion in transit money to seven states including new york, new jersey and connecticut. but instead, it diverts the funds to bus programs in all 50 states. >> the idea that seven states have available to them more money than all 50 states combinedded isn't fair. >> this big transportation hub that we have on the east coast, we have to maintain it. >> a joint senate and house committee is fighting to get the funds back into a compromised bill. they have to come up with an agreement by november 20th when short-term funding will run out. >> all right. thank you. just in time for veteran's day, the new york city council voted to replace the mayor's office of veterans affairs which was smaller. officials say the new department will receive an additional $335,000 in city funding. mayor de blasio's office called
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the move unnecessary. a new proposal hopes to solve two nationwide problem, zombie homes and homeless vets. >> reporter: for quami william, life after seven years in the army has been a different the battle. >> things went down quickly. i got depressed and found myself in the psych ward. >> reporter: 24 years old with electric skills and an associate's degree, he can't find a job and landed homeless in this shelter for veterans. an estimated 50,000 veterans make up about one-tenth of america's homeless population. >> more and more are still homeless. >> that's a national disgrace. >> reporter: and now one possible solution for two problems. >> to turn zombie homes into decent housing for our heroes, our veterans. >> reporter: the congressman israel with what he calls a game changer, a bipartisan federal proposal to repurpose
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in foreclosure that have neighbors fighting for years at their wits end. >> we pay so much in taxes and every day, we have to pass by this house. it's unfair. >> reporter: governments have tried everything to combat the zombie epidemic, spending millions many clean-up and demolition so can repurposing work? expanding nationwide would require a $25 million grant to organizations to buy and renovate zombie homes. veterans would need more job training and placement to be able to pay a portion of the cost back. >> i just want to get on with my life. that's how i feel right now. and being homeless is not my idea of getting on with my life. >> reporter: and neighbors say they would welcome a veteran plant roots. >> you feel good when you can help somebody like that and we should. >> reporter: the legislation will be introduced in congress next week, sponsors to argue we
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have an obligation when we bring the troops home to ensure they have a home. cbs 2 news. >> the legislation only funds a three-year pilot program that could purchase and renovate 80 homes. if successful, it could be expanded. a special honor for cbs 2 news' christine johnson for the new york brain foundation. i had had served as the emcee last night in midtown. >> each and every night, you see this beautiful, refined, buttoned-up anchor woman. but he's here to say, not only that but she's also one of my dearest friends. >> i recognize that guy. she was honored not only for stories she has covered but for the many causes she supports. you see the mobile unit here in new york doing great work with that early detection. that's the key. >> great to see her.
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>> and nice of you too. still to come, the fda out with new recommendations on sugar intake. you are probably eating more than you think. and rex ryan certainly knows how to get your attention. the unusual choice of head gear league up to the nurse night football game with the -- gear leading up to the thursday night football game with the jets. blinds to go's 60th anniversary sale is back... plus 1! woo-hoo! right now buy one get one at half price throughout the entire store. blinds. shades. sunscreens. the entire store! hey, any excuse for a party. and big savings.
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>> it will be better this afternoon than this morning. but rain in parts of the area and fog as well. orange county, suffolk county and through rockland and fairfield county, the good soaking rain. here comes and goes the low. you have some fog this morning. and some rain and drizzle. and we are going to be dealing with some breaks this afternoon. so the afternoon rush should be better than the morning rush in contrast to yesterday. breaking weather news, skate now a category one hurricane. but we don't anticipate problems as her track has her moving out to sea. what will you see this weekend? more about that in a bit. right now, alex. >> thanks. if you are traveling in queen, an accident blocking two lanes on the southbound side of the cross island parkway. minor delays through the area. and we have route 35 closed southbound between broad street and clinton avenue due to flooding. and one lane blocked on the northbound side as well. and a crash, a live look on the southbound side of the fdr
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drive at 96th street. and delays through the area. if you avoid this, the west side highway is a smooth ride. and alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you. time now for the cbs 2 wfan sports update. the knicks up against the top team in the division, the toronto rafters who are 2-0 at home. how about the rookie, watch this, off the miss, the zinger, boy, tell you, he's unbelievable. finished with eight points and six rebounds. take a look. he continues to impress on a nightly basis. knicks up eight at the break. and now the final second, the bank is open late and it's a tie ball game headed to the 4th. and he poured in 25 as the knicks held on late down the stretch and then lopez got the friendly roll as it goes in. 12 point, eight boards, the knicks have won three of four on the road and they even their
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it's bills week and let's face it, rex ryan loves the spotlight, so much so, he showed up to a press conference looking like this. wearing a clemson tiger helmet? so his son plays for the team which has climbed to number one in the nation, undefeated. and one of his former players must have been watching because he tweeted out this, the guy does anything for attention. and that's a sleepy face emoji. and his thoughts about the guy who punched him in the jaw being named captain by rex. >> i really don't think much about it. i don't take it personally. i don't know why you guys ask this. no one should be surprised. >> just a reminder, we have you covered for the afc east show down. otis livingston will be joined in studio and that precedes the jets and bills from met life stadium.
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take it personally, they take it permly. hollywood is turning the spotlight on the nfl and the health of the players. the world premier of the film "concussion" took place last night. it stars will smith who plays a doctor. >> i'm a football dad and i didn't know it and i have talked to professional football players and people who have been in the game for a longtime that don't know the information that is in this film. >> it opens in theaters nationwide on christmas day. and getting a lot of early buzz. >> and for moms like me who have sons that play sports, we need the movie. >> you see what's happened. >> it's frightening. up next, the day's top stories. a murder mystery in westchester county involving a wealthy socialite. this morning, no suspect and no weapon. new york's attorney general
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it's 5:30. 50 degrees on this wednesday, november 11th, veteran's day. it's going to be chilly. we will have a full accounting of traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. and also, a manhunt in the mysterious murder of a wealthy new york social light. police are questioning everyone connected to the family. he can't see how hard he's trying to hide from the ghost in his eyes >> on this veteran's day, the country star trying to raise awareness for ptsd with music. good morning. chris wragge.
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with john elliott and alex denis. happy veteran's day. thank you so much for your service. i know there are a lot of free meals. there's a few restaurants like applebee's, ihop, outback, we have them on our facebook page to tell you. >> always been a big fan, see somebody in the uniform, pick up a drink, anything that you can do to help them out because they richly deserve and it we honor all our veterans. john, you got the great tie on. >> well and the green lights too, the project green lights to show support for veterans but it's more than that. it's the funding and this suicide issue is huge. a big problem that people don't want to talk about. >> ptsd has been a huge issue. and he is working with the battle saint project which raises awareness and funds for ptsd and other traumatic brain injuries. >> and you have a story coming up about veterans helping veterans too. >> so stacey is a combat
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photographer. twice deployed and she was taking these pictures and documenting these war challenges when she was injured herself. she decided then that she had to give back another way and her story is really fascinating. and i will tell you how she does it coming up. traffic and weather on the 2s. >> i wish i had better weather today. some parades in the area and events this morning could be marred with a little bit of wet weather. fog in the area too. so factor in extra time. 50 in the city with the wind out of the north feels cooler than that. kind of a damp and dreary way to start the day. and some breaks will usher in sun. light rain for the hudson valley and long island. a break with just left over drizzle for the jersey shore right now. and the low will slowly move out of here and the front will usher in the chance of more rain for thursday afternoon. 54 by lunchtime. breezy and brightening in the sky. and that's still above normal.
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almanac and the week coming up. >> thank you. let's get to the commute this morning. >> yeah, already. we have some lingering wet weather and more coming through the area. so in queen, an accident on the southbound side of the cross island parkway. some minor delays through the area. and also, we have route 35 closed southbound between broad street and clinton avenue due to flooding and one lane blocked on the northbound side as well. and this accident blocking the right lane on the southbound side of fdr drive. and you can see the light, they are starting to cause delays as you build through the area there. alternate side of the street parking suspended and you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive the. back to you. >> thank you. a murder mystery involving a wealthy new york socialite is unfolding in westchester county. >> police say a fire extinguisher could be the key to solving this case. janelle burrell is live with more.
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investigators say that the fire extinguisher may have been the weapon used to kill her. neighbors can't believe anyone would want to hurt her. >> she is a very, very nice lady. it's just beyond unfortunate. >> reporter: police today continue their search for a suspect and a weapon, possibly a hand held fire extinguisher missing from the 83-year-old's hill top estate called wind swept farms. her body found in a laundry room near the garage in the main house. investigators say there was no sign of forced entry. >> she was found in the laundry room which is just inside the garage. and she was lying on the floor. the cause of death is blunt force trauma. >> reporter: colley lived on the 300-acre property with her
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owner of about 100 mcdonald's franchises. >> the colley, the master of the hunt, you know, the horse community here sort of resolves around him and his family. >> reporter: police say lois colley was last heard from around 3:00 p.m. monday and they believe she was killed around 5:20 that evening. they have been searching from the air and on the ground and also questioning everyone in the colley's community who knew her. and so far, police have no motive in this case so they have been talking with everyone who lois colley regularly came in contact with, including her husband who is not being considered a suspect. reporting live, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. new york's attorney general has ordered two daily fantasy sports companies to stop taking wagers in new york state. >> he says it's illegal gambling. diane macedo is live in times square.
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unlike traditional pant single -- traditional fantasy leagues where you manage a team for the entire season, with these two, you draft a team and collect the winnings or pay out the losses by the end of the weak. -- end of the week. the attorney general now says he wants to it end here in new york. >> the operations are illegal gambling under the laws of the state of new york and you have to stop taking bets from new york residents. >> reporter: that was the message from the attorney general to draft kings and fandual tuesday after a month long investigation concluded theirs is a game of chance, not skill. >> it's really just a new version of online gambling. >> reporter: the difference is traditional leagues rely on months of strategic play. >> fan dual is going to pay out
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over $2 billion this year. >> $10 million in total prices. >> the majority of the betters were lured in ads making it look like an easy way to make money. >> reporter: fandual fired back saying the games do involve skill and add, this is a politician telling hundreds of thousands of new yorkers they are not allowed to play a game they love and share. the game has been played legally in new york for years and years but after the attorney general realized he could now get himself some press coverage, he decided a game that's been around for a long, longtime is suddenly now not legal. how do new yorkers feel? >> i think it's totally political. i think new york city wants money and they're not getting a cut so they want to shut it down. >> i think it definitely should be able to happen but i think it's gambling just like going to the casino. >> reporter: and the companies could still fight the decision in court but new york is not alone.
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last month, nevada shut down the companies for the same reason and now new jersey, pennsylvania, massachusetts and georgia are considering doing the same. live in times square, diane macedo, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. police are look for these two men who they say forced their way into an apartment before they tazerred and robbed him. it happened on october 3rd in flushing. police have arrested the roommate, a 41-year-old who they say assisted the two men. the victim took himself to the hospital where he was treated and released. former president jimmy carter is responding well to cancer treatments. that is the word from the carter center in atlanta. a spokeswoman says there have been no new science of the disease since carter began treatment. he had a mass removed from the liver in august. doctors discovered four tumors on his brain. carter is 91 years old. a raise for many state employee, governor cuomo says the salaries of about 10,000
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to $15 an hour over the next six years. a number of protests yesterday called for a $15 wage for all workers. many taking part were employed in the fast food industry. while workers fight for a higher minimum wage, city leaders could soon get a big pay raise. a published report says the city is floating the idea of a 42% hike to $155,000 a year. the mayor de blasio who makes $225,000 has said he would decline a pay raise. elected leaders have not had a raise in nine years. the commission that makes recommendations did not meet until now because mayor bloomberg's salary was not an issue. >> it needs to be high enough so that it attracts people into public work. >> the commission is also thinking about eliminating extra fees city council members get for things like chairing committees.
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keeping those numbers close together. and 49 here for adrian. he saw rain earlier. reminding folks to take their umbrella. and a beautiful view there from sparrow bush. still a few splashes of color there. we will see the wind fill in later in the weekend so what is going to happen? really you start to feel it on friday. a lot of trees hanging on to the leaves, they're going to be gone which means more raking for you. limited visibility in parts of the area, and light rain as well. that's the city. parts of the area dealing with heavier rain around south hampton. you see it there. and follow that line. and you have some heavy rain, well more of a soaking rain through fairfield county. and there's that line into rockland county, pushing through right now, westchester county as well. and a break in staten island and brooklyn. and parts of queens seeing
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and this afternoon, this kind of wrapping up and shaping up into the afternoon. but between now and say so, -- and say 10:00, light rain and drizzle. and around 2:00 this afternoon, a hint of sun, breezy and then wait, by thursday afternoon, dealing with another front so there are more showers in the forecast for your thursday. remember that afternoon commute and even into thursday night. if you have after-school or evening activities thursday, dealing with scattered showers. and then friday, watch this, ho, ho, ho, santa. it's san letter-writing week. yeah, it does speak to the change in temperatures. 59 is still above normal for this time of the year. gusty winds out of the north. and then things quiet down tonight. and by thursday, there's
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blowing on friday. a northwest wind too. and that will you shaller in the cooler temperatures -- that will usher in the cooler temperatures. and saturday, a nice warm-up into next week. let's get to you work ontime with alex denis. >> that's the plan. traveling here in jersey city, it's a littley. there's an accident with injuries blocking two lanes on route 1 and 9 northbound at the river bridge. delays back to central avenue. not a great alternate. and a live look at the tappan zee bridge where there's a 45 miles per hour speed restriction. and westchester and rockland ride. mass transit on or close to schedule. and alternate side of the street parking suspended but you still have to pay the and remember, be safe, don't >> thank you. a middle schoolteacher in connecticut is fired after he was caught on camera pulling a chair from under a student. the student reportedly refused seat. the teacher says the student
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and has a history of behavorial problems. the student was not hurt. the fda wants you to cut the amount of sugar you consume. they say the average american eats about 150-pounds of refined sugar a year. sugar causes serious health problems including diabetes and inflammation which contributes to heart disease and even cancer. it's a story we will continue to follow of course. a state senator is pushing to make new jersey the first state in the northeast to legalize recreational marijuana. the democrat introduced the measure 18 months ago but so far, it has not advanced beyond committee. under the bill, pot would be available to people over age 21. >> i think we need to change the entire ball game and legalize it, regulate it and tax it so we can ensure the safety of our citizens as well
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>> medical marijuana is already legal in new jersey. today is the deadline for governor cuomo to sign or veto the emergency access bill. it would allow critically ill patients to get marijuana before january 5th, the target date for new york's medical marijuana program to begin. well we have all experienced those little annoyances in life that drive you bonkers. >> so a friend flirts with your spouse at dinner, the taxi driver reeks of body odor, how do you handle it? >> her last name is grubman. but we're going to call her
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>> tonight at 11:00, the growing trend of calling people out online. what's behind the popularity of shaming your name and how you could be on someone's list and not even know it. >> i want to the tune in to see what she has done. a 5-year-old saves his grandmother from a burning home. plus, how a combat photographers was inspirerd on the battlefield to give back to fellow veterans. the knicks with the road win north of the border, they beat the rafters and. the rangers shut out the canes.
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the holiday spirit on hold at a major department store. >> jill wagner has that and more at the new york stock exchange. >> reporter: good morning. the bonds markets are closed for veteran's day but the u.s. stock markets are open. yesterday a mixed day. the dow jumped 27 points the. nasdaq composite fell 12. let the binge watching begin. the tmobile is letting customers stream video from netflix and hbo and other services for free. it's called binge on. it won't count towards mobile data plans but you will be watching in lower resolution. tired of hearing christmas museum in september? the department store is taking a stand. there will be no holiday decoration, even holiday music until black friday, the day after thanksgiving. they say they want to celebrate one holiday at a time.
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the u.s. toy industry expects to have the strongest year in at least a decade with kids choosing actual toys instead of video games because this year, toy makers doing a better job of incorp -- makers are doing a better job of incorporating technology into toys. frozen, maybe star wars. >> you think star wars really? >> flying off shelves. >> yeah, if it's still on the shelf. i was at starbucks yesterday. christmas music. >> yeah, everywhere. >> come on. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. 5:52. johnny -- >> alex and i say it's time. go to michael's. i'm one of the guys that likes it. my neighbor already put up her christmas tree. heavier rain in long island. another batch of those moving through.
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oyster bay, rockland county, westchester, yeah, soaking rain for you. and afternoon, some breaks. so we will see sun. still breezy and still cold but 59 is above normal. and for some football tomorrow night, have to leave the chance of a left over shower. most models have it dry. but it will be cool. let's get your weekend underway. remember, it's going to be chilly on saturday. and then some seasonal sunshine and warmer sunday, and warmer still into next monday. so at this time, i would like to say, happy holidays to alex. >> thanks. traveling, we have a vehicle fire that has all lanes closed on the northbound side at the northern state parkway. so plan for that if you are traveling on the parkway this morning. in jersey city the, an accident with injuries blocking two lanes on 1 and 9 northbound. delays back to central avenue. and alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. and you have to pay the meter. and remember, be safe, don't
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text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. new information on petals the, the bear -- petal, the bear. >> but first, a 5-year-old boy is being called a hero after saving hi grandmother from -- saving his grandmother from a fire. >> he said my bedroom was on fire so i looked and there was flames everywhere. >> the boy and his grandmother got out safely. firefighters were also able to rescue the family dog. and now the new information on petal, the bear, the bear that's become a viral sensation after a video caught him walking on two legs. act activists asked wildlife officials to redeliver him to upstate new york. >> some injuries to the paw, right? >> yeah.
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we meet a former combat photographer who turned her lens state side. >> and alex denis is back with that story. >> reporter: yeah, during her career in the military, photographer stacey captured half a million images in that are than 40 different countries but a violent war zone changed the focus of her work. she served two tours in iraq as a combat photograph we are the air force and she realized the importance of taking pictures of her fellow vets. >> i lost a couple friends early on and i realized the importance of taking portraits in the likely vent that she didn't come back. >> reporter: she took hundreds of photos in iraq, many from the front lines but after she herself was wounded by an ied blast, her life as a combat photographer came to an spend she discovered a new calling. >> when i got wounded and spent time in the hospital, i was looking around at other veterans and they really inspired me to want to continue.
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veterans portrait project and now travels the country taking portraits of veterans. for her, it's an opportunity to give back. >> a lot of veterans came home and then went right back to their regular lives. and especially the vietnam era veterans who didn't get the welcome home that veterans of my generation did. and it's an opportunity for me to thank them. >> wow. and what's interesting, you can go online and follow her. she travels across the country and it's a memory they can take home. >> the response has been very good from the sub apologetics when she says, i would like to photograph you. and they responded well i presume? >> yes, they have. and they invite families as well. >> really nice. >> special. how are we doing with the weather? >> it's wet and slow out the door but we should see sun this afternoon. >> that's such a great tie. you should wear it on the outside of your jacket. >> absolutely. >> way to represent. and seeing some of the wet weather affecting the ride.
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not too great. >> thank you. time now 5:57. tis the season for package thefts. new video of a man accused of stealing a delivery bigger than the crook himself. do you recognize him? and design for a cause -- and design for a -- and designing for a cause. whlesoonel ha a t f?at nfu unasthpor dgh
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it is 6:00. 50 degrees on this wednesday, november 11th. rain is moving out but cool temperatures are staying behind. good morning. i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. john elliott and alex denis standing by with traffic and weather on the 2s but first, here's what's new this morning. the search is on for a killer after a wealthy socialite is found dead in her home. the community in shock over the murder of a beloved 83-year-old woman. we are live with the details of this investigation in north salem. i just started following him. >> cbs 2 news obtains video of a wild chase in brooklyn.
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we will hear from the man who captured it all on his dash cam. they are not the traditional hackers. these aren't the sophisticated hackers in eastern europe. >> it's being called the largest consumer data theft in u.s. history. three men accused of a cyber attack against major u.s. financial inty substitutions. you should let jeb speak. >> thank you, donald. >> the republican presidentrd candidates trying to get in -- presidential candidates trying to get in one word over the other. not some new version, just a new version of online gambling. >> two major players in the fantasy sports business are sidelined by the new york attorney general. he is calling it gambling. but the owners of draft kings and fan dual are on the offensive this -- are on the defensive this morning.
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and the angels of victoria secret's fashion show will walk the runway right here. we got a special behind the scenes look at the show. coming up. 6:02. traffic and weather on the 2s. elliott. >> you would probably wear clothes though today. i think it's cool, a little raw and it's wet as well. footwear is going to be issue because there's going to be big puddles out there. we have lake 11 in our part of the neighborhood, just major puddles at intersections. light rain and fog, 50, winds north at 10 miles per hour. so the raw feeling continues. and sullivan county, a little bit of a soaking rain there. and seeing wet weather continue south hampton. another batch filling in for the north shore. this area of low pressure is going to wind up and head out but showers between now and 9:00 or 10:00 and still gray skies at lunchtime and brighter though and still breezy and 59 afternoon. and the first part of the
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commute, i know who can help you, alex denis. >> thank you. let's help you navigate through this. you can see the flashing lights. a vehicle fire has all lanes closed. delays are back to hempstead turnpike. stick with meadowbrook to avoid this. and in bronx, two lanes blocked at exit 5. and jersey city, two lanes blocked on route 1 and 9 northbound at the river bridge. and delays back to central avenue. and alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. mary and chris, back the to you. >> thank you. fears in a northern westchester community as police look for a killer. >> in north salem, a well known woman was found murdered in her home. janelle burrell is live with more this morning.
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colley was 83 years old, well known, well loved in her community. and with no suspect and no weapon, police this morning are trying to determine a motive. in this quiet northern westchester community where murders are nearly unheard of, neighbors of lois colley can't believe anyone would want to hurt her. >> she's very, very nice lady. every time you see her, she gives you a kiss and stuff. just beyond unfortunate. >> reporter: police continue their search for a suspect and a weapon, possibly a hand held fire extinguisher missing from the 83-year-old's hill top estate in north salem called wind swept farms. her body found in a laundry room near the garage in the main house. investigators say there was no sign of forced entry. >> she was found in the laundry room which is just inside the garage and lying on the floor. the cause of death is blunt force trauma.
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the 300-acre property with her husband eugene colley. mr. colley well known in the affluent social scene. >> the colley, the master of the hunt and the horse commute his family. >> reporter: police say lois colley was last heard from around 3:00 p.m. monday and they believe she was killed around 5:20 that evening. they have been searching from the air and the ground and questioning everyone in the community who knew her. and because there is no motive so far in this case, they have been talking with everybody who has come in contact with her and who regularly spoke with mrs. colley, including her husband. so far he has not been named a suspect in this case. reporting live, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. in brooklyn, a driver was killed when his car plunged into the water.
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damage to a barrier and looked at his home security video. the car was found yesterday afternoon. the driver was identified as a 31-year-old james merrow of brooklyn. police are trying to identify a pair of package thieves. this man was caught on video stealing a large box. he and a female are wanted for two other thefts from a building on the 22nd of october and from a building on kingsland avenue october 30th. looks like new yorkers will have to find a new way to get their fantasy football fix. >> new york's attorney general has ordered two companies to stop accepting bets in the state saying it amounts to illegal gambling. diane macedo has more now from times square. >> reporter: this doesn't just apply to fantasy sports ring leader football but -- fantasy football but a whole variety of sports. in traditional league, you manage a team over an entire season.
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but with these two team, you draft a team, put it into a prize pool and the whole contest is over by the end of the week and to enter, you have to pay anywhere from 25-cent, and sometimes upwards of $5,000. and the attorney general says you might as well be play -- might as well be playing the lottery. >> it's illegal gambling and you have to stop taking bets from new york residents. >> reporter: that was the message from the attorney general to draft kings and fan dual tuesday after a month-long investigation concluded theirs is a game of chance, not skill. >> not some new version of fantasy sport, it's really just a new version of online gambling. >> reporter: the distinction is traditional leagues rely on months of play where draft kings and fan dual contests are about instant gratifications. and he says the ads are a problem. >> fan dual will pay out over $2 billion this year.
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with ads making it look like an easy way to money. the majority lose money. >> reporter: fan dual fired back adding, quote, this is a politician telling hundreds of thousands of new yorkers they are not allowed to play a game they love. the game has been played legally in new york for years and years but after the attorney general realized he could now get himself press coverage, he decided the the game is now not legal. so how do new yorkers feel? >> you're researching stats and players and researching abilities. it's not just randomly picking names out of a hat. that's chance. >> you should be able to have them because it's such a big part of the football experience but i think it's gambling just like going to the casino. >> reporter: now new york's not alone in this decision. just last month, nevada also
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the same reason and new jersey, pennsylvania, massachusetts and georgia are now considering similar measures but the company could still fight this in court. diane macedo, cbs 2 news. >> yes, a story that will have people talking. an investigation is underway into the crash of a private jet in akron, ohio. all nine people onboard were killed. the jet slammed into a small brick apartment building yesterday. amazingly, no injuries on the ground. armed with a child's toy, a man arrested outside the white house. wait until you hear what he used to fire a small object over the fence. and a lost love is found again on this veteran's day. the story that was more than 70 years in the making. >> oh, how can you go away? i love that. morning rain and drizzle, particularly north and east right now. and pockets of fog, it's breezy. it's on the cool side. afternoon breaks headed your way. afternoon rush looks better. we will look at it all, traffic
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up. it's 6:12. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john, is the rain finally getting out of here? >> by the middle part of the morning, for most of us. i like when we can do themed weather watcher reports. ed has this, total rain since
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and to all our veteran, thank you. i i know for a fact that bob is a veteran. the bob thanks for that report of 48 and thank you for your service. wishing fellow veterans the same. and this is interesting, mark has 45. and he says, you know what, at least it could be snow and guess what, the same feeling here from adam and 52. and he is saying it isn't snow yet. i like that. now rain, light rain for parts of the area. and heavier rain north and east in isolated pockets and fog as well. and a challenge out the door. 50 in the city, winds are variable 569 miles per hour. and pretom the innocent wind out of the north. and 54 by lunchtime. and -- predominant wind out of the north. and 54 by lunchtime. but that's normal. 56 is the normal high. with the moisture and the wind, it will feel like the mid-50s.
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record 74 and 28. sun's up at 6:28. some breaks in the afternoon. right now though, it's around the hamptons where we see the heavier rain. and the light rain continues in rockland and westchester. and there's the break to the west. we have left over showers north and east on this veteran's day. remember, dating back to world war i. and another round of showers tomorrow. before that, a wind out of the south so warmer, small consolation. and remember that, thursday afternoon and thursday night. that's when we see the next round push through. and then, oh, it's blown away. literally. it's going to be windy and raw on your friday. and that wind, even though it subsides a bit, it's breezy and colder saturday. and that likely the low point before we see our numbers bump up again well above normal first part of next week. so interesting fall variety. and no falling.
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we want you to stand up right and get there ontime. here's alex denis. >> i have variety for you. if you are traveling in queen, an accident blocking a lane on the l.i.e. westbound at wood haven boulevard. delays are back. and at this point, not a great alternate. give yourself plenty of time and also in bronx, an accident on the southbound side of the hutch at exit 5. stick with the new england throughway, the it's a smoother ride. and jersey city, an accident blocking two lanes on route 1 and 9 northbound, delays are back to central avenue alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you. a security scare at the white house. a man uses a sling shot to fire a small object over the north fence yesterday afternoon. the secret service arrested the man. he faces several weapons charges. a sweep of the grounds turned up nothing suspicious. and now to the race to win the white house in campaign
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are back on the campaign trail after taking part in their fourth televised debate last night. >> reporter: the top eight republican candidates got to the economy in a debate on the fox business network. starting with the minimum wage. >> taxes too high, wages too high. we're not going to be able to compete against the world. >> every time we raise the minimum wage, the number of jobless people increases. >> if you raise the minimum wage, you will make people more expensive that a machine. >> everybody should pay the same proportion of what they make. you make $10 billion, you pay a billion. >> get rid of the payroll tax, everybody gets a tax cut. >> simplify the tax code to spur economic activity. >> reporter: and ben carson pushed back against criticism of his life story. >> i have no problem with being vetted. what i do have a problem with is being lied about. >> reporter: the gop has months
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to go before choosing a candidate but it's clear who the party intends to defeat, the wi-fi password here in the media room is stop hillary. >> the clinton presidency will corrode the country. >> if putin wants to knock the hell out of isis, i am all for it. >> the idea that it's a good idea for putin to be in syria, let isis take out assasd, that's like a board game. >> reporter: it's the last face- off until december. >> and abstrength the stage last night, new jersey governor chris christie. he got bumped because of sagging poll numbers but he appeared in the undercard debate where he focused his attacks on hillary rodham clinton. >> wait till you see what hillary rodham clinton will do thoracic outlet this country believe me, hillary rodham wallet. >> hillary rodham clinton is
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try to catch up with to bernie anymore. >> excluded even from the governor. in the next half hour, if you think you're cutting back on sugar, think again. and when we come back, we will take you inside a designer holiday house. it's not just inspiring home cause. stock futures are higher right now ahead of the market open. the dow jones industrial average industrial average gained 27 points yesterday. -- the dow jones industrial
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yesterday. good question frequently asked here on this set -- don't you worry. time is now 6:21. welcome back to cbs 2 news on this wednesday. merky but johnny says it's going to get better. on this veteran's day, unusual love story. he says he had a wonderful life with his wife until she sadly passed away. and he started thinking about another woman he briefly dated more than 70 years ago. turns out she lost her husband
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well, one thing led to another and now thomas his old girlfriend who happens to live in australia, they're skypeing which i think means they're date, right? thomas says he has one complaint, he can't give her a squeeze. >> oh. >> look at these two -- >> skype away. >> gofundme or somebody pay for a trip. >> where's richard branson, step in and give them -- >> they're working on it. >> why doesn't nicholas sparks pay for and it then do a movie. >> wonderful. >> i like that story. >> i love that nicholas sparks, tugs at the heart strings. >> yeah, i was reading in my notebook. pea soup out there. it's national split pea soup week. oh, wow, alex does not like that. and heavier rain north shore. look at that. it's going to slow you down. and also duchess, putnam, sullivan, showers. all of this has to wrap up. as far as totals, yeah, it's been significant.
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parts of the jersey shore. central park, at .66 now. and more rain before we see break this afternoon. and then another round on thursday. >> oh, okay. >> not that i'm not a fan i just thought you were going to say banana split. >> oh, yeah, better. traveling this morning, let's help you out. parting ways in trafficland. in keys, an accident on the l.i.e. westbound at woodhaven boulevard. not a great alternate. slow through the area. be aware of that. and alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you. the knicks with a nail biter north of the border. >> otis livingston has the update. >> reporter: the nets out many west in houston tonight. and beat the lakers on sunday and went north of the border last night. and north of everyone with the follow jam. yeah, eight points and six rebounds on the night.
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and this night for the knick, anthony early is right on time with the buzzard-beater at the end of the 3rd. the knicks hold on to against first placed toronto by two. the rangers hammer the hurricanes. all scoring. 33 save, the rangers blank the canes 3-0. and devils done in by the former devil gomez. blues get the 2-0 win at the rock. i'm otis livingston. that's your cbs 2 wfan sports update. >> okay. and interior designers will unvail their best work today on the upper east side. >> and alex denis got an early tour. >> reporter: it's stunning. the latest interior design trends are taking over the already stunning mansion. all the rooms may look different but one thing stays the same, all the proceeds benefit a very good cause. inside the home on east 63rd
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street, different the styles but all full of grander. they transform more than 20 spaces from creeling to floor. and at the heart of the four- story mansion lies the naked truth behind the event. >> i decided to combine my passions for design and my passion to eradicate this horrible disease. >> reporter: and now eight years later and with nearly a million dollars donated to breast cancer research, designers long to participate in the showcase. >> cancer is ugly and it's one thing to make it pretty. >> reporter: and besides admiring the flawless rooms including the high-ticket items like this chandelier, designers will dish the latest trends. >> clients are all asking for ping-pong table, shuffle board table, air hockey, it's a thing. >> reporter: the newest technology to hit the market is also featured like this stain- proof material, spills and marker stains wipe away clean with soap and water. want to make a bold change but
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a custom print with a sticky back. adhere to it the floor and it peels off. and if you see something you like, ask, it may be for sale with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the breast cancer research foundation. glamorous camping. the showcase opens today. it's open seven days a week until december 2nd. tickets cost $35. so this is a material that you can wipe off with water? >> how great is that? the kid, she had coke, ketchup, everything from my house, markers. >> and for the kid, and for the adults -- >> exactly. >> most adults i know make a mess more than the kids. good stuff. crossing the line in the classroom. why a teacher is depending himself over this video. a car jacking get-away goes wrong in brooklyn. the wild scene during the morning rush caught on camera. body make-up and glitter. >> oh, yeah, the body make-up.
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6:30. and we have 50 degrees on this wednesday, november 11th. a lot of green on the radar. this veteran's day. you can see rain moving through parts of the area. it should taper off this morning in time for the parade. traffic and weather on the 2s coming up. she was found the in the laundry room and she was lying on the floor. >> a murder mystery in westchester county. a woman found dead in her own home. good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. police say an important clue to the crime is now missing. janelle burrell is live with more. >> reporter: yes, mary, police say that a hand held fire extinguisher is missing from the estate where lois colley's body was found. the home where she lived in north salem. they are considering that as the possible murder weapon in this case.
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and state police spent much of tuesday searching by air and on the ground around that 300-acre estate where the 83-year-old lived with her husband eugene colley who made his fortunate owning about 100 mcdonald's franchises across the country. and investigators say colley was last heard from monday afternoon and then was found dead in the main house on their property around 5:00 monday evening. >> she was found in the laundry room which is just inside the garage. and she was lying on the floor. the cause of death is blunt force trauma. >> a very, very nice lady. it's just beyond unfortunate. >> reporter: and so far, investigators have no suspect, no weapon, and no motive this case. police are now questioning everybody who regularly came in contact with colley, including her husband eugene who has not
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been named a suspect in this case. reporting live this morning from westchester county, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. time now 6:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john -- >> we have some wet weather in westchester county. and we have light rain in and around the city. and more heavy rain in parts of the hudson valley and long island as well. fog is an issue too. that the will serve to slow you down a bit. and it's going to be a raw way to start the day. even though numbers are above normal. make sure you have a jacket or coat. better coverage for the rain into the hudson valley and north shore as well. and this area loaf pressure exits during the course of the morning. and anticipating breaks in the clouds by this afternoon. 54 at lunchtime. and 59 the high. and 56 with a breeze after work and school. and let's fill you in on the traffic news you need right now with alex. >> thanks. you have been discussing the wet weather, well the tappan zee bridge, there's a 45 miles per hour seat restriction
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restriction in place because of foggy conditions. and queen, an accident blocks the lane on the westbound side of the l.i.e. at woodhaven. because of that, we have delays. and not a great alternate through the area. and also in jersey city, an accident with injuries on route 1 and 9 northbound. delays back to central avenue. and alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day and you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. and to the airport, despite the wet weather, so far everything is reported on or close to schedule at jfk, laguardia and newark liberty. two fantasy sports companies have been ordered to stop taking bets in new york state. the operations amount to nothing more than illegal gambling says the state attorney general. >> reporter: the big question here, are the daily fantasy sports game, games of chance or games of skill? unlike traditional fantasy leagues where you draft a team and manage it over the course
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companies in question, draft kings and fan dual, you have to draft a team, put it into a prize pool and then collect the winnings or pay out losings at the end of the week. to play, you have to pay anywhere from 25-cents to upwards of $5,000. and the attorney general says this might as well be a lottery but the companies refute that. the attorney general also takes issues with the ads. >> man dual is going to pay out over $2 billion this year. >> $10 million in total prices. >> the majority of the betters are lured in with the ads making it look like an easy way to make money. and the majority lose money. >> reporter: the companies say they are games of skill. it's important to note new york is not alone. nevada last month shut down the two companies saying the same thing, they're illegal gamble. and new jersey, pennsylvania, massachusetts and georgia are considering doing the same but the companies could still
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we will be watching closely. live in times square, diane macedo, cbs 2 news. and police release video of a suspect in a forcible touching incident in bronx. it happened last month. say a 20-year-old woman was approached by a man who tried to strike up conversation. when she ignored him, he grabbed her. he ran off. the woman was not hurt. suffolk county police are searching for three people that stole three flags. they were seen on video climbing a flag pole. they took an american flag, a prisoner of war flag and a town of brookhaven flag. a $5,000 reward is being offered in the case. and now to a cbs 2 news exclusive video you will only see here, a car weaving in and out of traffic during a wild police chase in brooklyn. cbs 2 news spoke with the driver who captured the chase on camera yesterday. now he did not want to be feed.
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police say it started in a car jacking on the bqe. the suspect flew off the 39th street exit ramp on to 4th avenue and then jumped the curb, hitting the sidewalk hard. >> that basically took out the front right control arm or axle or something. and disabled him. they shattered his window and pulled him out. >> police identified the suspect as a 20-year-old. he was taken into custody and faces a series of charges. a middle schoolteacher in connecticut is fired after he was caught on camera pulling a chair if under a student. the student reportedly refused his request to move to another seat. the teacher says the student had a meltdown before the video started. the cancellation of mayor de blasio's iowa presidential forum. it was supposed to take place next month. but yesterday his group announced the forum was canceled. the group says the meeting is no longer necessary because income equality has become an
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issue in the race. and there are questions as to how many people actually signed up. a report says some elected leaders here in the city could be angling for a big raise. they are floating the idea of a 42% hike to $155,000 a year. mayor de blasio who makes $225,000 has said he would decline a pay raise. the commission that makes pay recommendations did not meet until now because mayor bloomberg's salary was not an issue. >> it needs to be high enough so that it attracts people into public work. >> the commission is also thinking about eliminating extra fees city council members get for things like chairing committees. and just in time for veteran's day, the new york city council voted to create a veterans services department. officials say the new department will receive an additional $335,000 in city
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mayor de blasio's office had called the move unnecessary. dozens of restaurants are offering free meals to veterans and those on active duty. applebee's offering a free dine- in for special menu items. and denny's, those with a valid military id will receive a free grand slam breakfast until noon today. and ihop will serve a free stack of red, white and blue pancakes from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. beverages and gray too theties are not included unless noted. new a regional chain is doing away with tipping of the wait staff. joe's crab shack will increase wages instead and will raise menu prices to pay for it. the company has more than a dozen locations in new york and new jersey. >> yeah, we heard it was going to spread. back to the veterans. if you're out and you see them eat, pick up their tab. what a great gesture.
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coming up next, more than 100 million people could be at risk in the largest theft of customer data from a u.s. financial imcity tuesday -- financial institution. plus, how many sugar is too much? and the new push by
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in new jersey. we welcome you back. it is 6:42. on this veteran's day, cbs 2 news. and here in manhattan, the parade kicks off at 11:30 on 5th avenue. we're hoping the rain is out of here. >> still a little bit of light rain and drizzle through then. we do have fog as well. did you know that oragami is the symbol of peace in japan and veteran's day is also oragami day. and paper flowers on the 26th anniversary. a big shutout to isabel who loves her husband so much, she sent me six emails. it's their anniversary today. happy 26th anniversary. some fog and drizzle out there. in the city right now. and numbers, cool because of it.
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and numbers around the area, well, it's cooler here, 48 in riverdale. and 52 at jfk. and 50 in bay ridge. and 50 in staten island as well. and a flight, watch out for delays due to the visibility. and 53 in the hamptons. mild for you. and 46 in monticello. these numbers compared to yesterday, cooler. yeah, it's that north wind. you feel it out the door. but 59 this afternoon is a little bit above normal. 74 and 28 the records. sunsets at 4:42. hoping for some sun for your afternoon. and right now, it's light rain. we've got heavier rain through sullivan and orange county. and nice steady rain for suffolk too. between now and 11:00, we see the exit of the rain for much of the area and actually some breaks in the clouds. still though more clouds than sun. and then this afternoon, this always happen, you get the left over showers. and the focus would be to the east.
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that's this afternoon. and then a break until tomorrow. when we see more rain push through. and this is thursday afternoon into thursday night. but then after that, the wind will take over. it's a cold wind. a few flurries north and west. and saturday, likely the coldest of the next few days. and then we see a warm-up monday into tuesday of next week. let's warm up the engine and get you out the door with alex. >> good morning to everyone. we have an accident blocking two lanes on the westbound side of the l.i.e. at exit 59. delays back to exit 60 but there's the fog and the weather john has been talking about. plan for that. and also the van wyck is heavy northbound tall way up to the gardens interchange. and this is here at the lincoln, there's a 20 minute delay. a 15 minute wait at the holland and george washington bridge. and farther north to the tappan zee bridge, a 45 miles per hour speed restriction. and mass transit david ortiz close to schedule.
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and thank you to all of those who have served our nation and to those who continue to serve including my husband. we appreciate you very much. and alternate side of the street parking suspended because of veteran's day. you have to pay the meeters. and a reminder, the u.s. post office is closed today and so are new york city public schools. on wall street, the bond market is closed but the stock market is open. >> and we thank ty as well. >> thank you. >> big salute to him. the fda wants us to cut down on the amount of sugar we consume. >> but that may be harder than you think. >> reporter: americans have a sweet too. -- sweet tooth. we consume about 150 pounds of retained sugar a year. a big contributor to the national obesity crisis. plus, some experts say sugar also has some very serious health consequences.
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and this leads to heart disease and potentially even cancer. >> reporter: but if you ask most people how they consume sugar, you usually get the same answers. >> probably two teaspoons daily. >> where is this? >> coffee. >> reporter: but a lot of those 150 pounds of sugar we consume are actually hiding in processed foods. >> you can find it in peanut butter, condiments such as ketchup, bread, crackers and even yogurts. >> reporter: that's why the fda wants to change food labels to tell the difference between sugar that's added to foods and sugar that's naturally occurring as in fruits. the idea is to get americans to reach the new guidelines of just 10% of the daily intake. that turns out to be no more than 12.5-teaspoons of sugar a day in a 2,000-calorie diet. bottom line, it can be hard to know where it's hiding in your diet so always --
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and keep them sugar content low. >> food industry officials say focusing on one component often has unintended consequences. for instance, when low fat foods were encouraged, sugar made many of the foods palettable. the state representative has introduced a bill for people 21 and older to make marijuana completely legal. he says regulating and taxing the drug would make it safe and give financial benefits to the state. a grand jury happenedded down indictments for the 106 of the 177 people arrested in that massive biker brawl in texas last may. nine bikers were killed and more than 20 were injured at the sports bar. the suspects of engaging in
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organized criminal activity with the offenses being murdered and aggravated assault. well new information about former president jimmy carter. he is responding well to cancer treatments. that's the word if the carter center in atlanta. a spokeswoman says there's been no new signs of the disease since he began treatment. doctors discovered four tumors on his brain. carter is 91 years old. federal authorities say a probe resulted from a cyber attack on jpmorgan chase. more than 100 million customers had personal financial information stolen. it is 6:48. still ahead, strutting down the cat walk at the victoria secret fashion show. >> still feel very nervous because victoria secret fashion show. >> the familiar faces and some new ones this year. we take you behind the scenes. >> looked like a scene from our
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make-up room here. first, otis livingston with the morning's sports update. >> the knicks beat the rafters by two in toronto. and the devils get shutout by the blues 2-0. tonight the nets out west in houston.
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50 degrees to the start us out at 6:52. traffic and weather on the 2s. meteorologist john elliott standing by. >> well, i'm looking through the fog. yeah, it's going to be slow out there. and you have fog and wet weather. wet weather for parts of suffolk county, smithtown, the focus there. and then over the sound into fairfield county and the hudson valley. and still heavier rain through parts of sullivan, duchess and putnam county. and remember the wet leaves, wet on the driveway and secondary roads as well. but a few breaks this afternoon. and 59 your above normal high. but with the north wind, you will still like the jacket and rain gear. and let's jump into the weekend. don't forget, after another shot of showers on thursday, wind will fill in friday. and saturday's rather chilly. and a warm-up in the works sunday into monday. and next few days interesting, next few minutes interesting as well, right alex? >> you're right. traveling here, let's begin with the disabled vehicle
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blocking the westbound side of the cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. delays back. not a great alternate. just give yourself time. and also in queen, a live look at the crash on the southbound side of the white stone expressway. difficult to see at northern boulevard because of the raindrops. but those delays, trust me, back to the parkway. and alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you. the angels were out last night as the victoria secret fashion show hit the cat walk. the biggest honor went to the veteran lily who got to wear the fireworks fantasy bra. that's worth $2 million. >> it's my first time wearing it. so thrilled and excited. >> the show was taped last night but you can see it in the entirety on tuesday, december 8th at 10:00 right here on cbs 2. >> appointment television right there.
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let's check in with norah o'donnell and charlie rose with a preview of "cbs this morning." >> we're going to talk to marco rubio about last night's gop debate. >> plus, the fallout from newest teen sexting scandal, this time on long island. >> and how a chinese holiday has become one of the world's biggest online shopping days. and country music fan, tim mcgraw right here. we will see new a few minutes. >> looking forward to it. thank you.
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before you go next. welcome back. live pictures outside right now here at 6:57. it's 50 degrees. grab that jacket before you head out on this veteran's day. police are investigating a murder mystery in westchester county. the socialite wife of a man who
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restaurants found dead in her own home. police are calling it a homicide. the new york attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports companies draft kings and fan dual to stop taking bets in the state. he says the operations amount to illegal gambling. both companies say their games are based on skill and are legal. mayor de blasio will host a town hall meeting in queen queens tomorrow night just the second since taking office. it will be held at ps 69 in jackson heights. the focus will be on education but city hall says all questions that are asked will be answered. events on marking this veterans day get underway late they are morning. the nation's largest veteran's day parade steps off on 5th avenue at 11:30 moving from 26th street up to 52nd. a ceremony in new jersey will honor a local soldier killed in a state side training accident last month. and our final update of the traffic situation. >> thanks, chris. good morning everyone.
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westbound side of the cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. and the lincoln tunnel, a 40 minute delay to the tolls. 20 minute wait at the holland and george washington bridge. and alternate side of the street parking suspended for veteran's day. but you still have to pay the meters. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. john, is the weather going to get better? >> yeah. but right now, soggy, slow and sloppy. we have fog in the area as well. quick snapshot of the radar the north and east. that's where we see the bulk of the rain. it's light for the most part. a little bit more moderate rain, existing puddle, watch out for that. and appropriate footwear a must. and the pattern for today to the west. see breaks and then we see another round of showers rolling in thursday before the sun returns to wrap up the week. take it easy. >> great advice. thank you so much. we will have another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching. i'm mary calvi. >> and i am chris wragge. "cbs this morning" is coming up
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