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it's 4:30. 58 degrees on this thursday, november 19th. rain is moving into the area with the heaviest later today. good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment, but first, still developing, new york city on alert after isis puts out a new video mentioning new york specifically, times square. >> although there's no credible threat to new york right now, security has been stepped up. the mayor and police commissioner held a rare nighttime news conference to reassure the public they're safe. janelle burrell is live with more. >> reporter: that was the key message delivered by the mayor and the police commissioner here last night. that there are no specific or
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times square was among the many images in the propaganda video, on high alert. will not be intimidated. >> reporter: mayor de blasio in times square late last night, flanked by police commissioner bill bratton and surrounded by officers with high-powered gun, a show of defiance against isis york city. >> no city in america is better prepared. >> reporter: cbs 2 news is choosing not to show the isis propaganda video that surfaced showing a suicide bomber along with old images of the times square area, raising concern among many just days after the attacks in paris. >> you never know when just like they didn't know when. >> we're concerned. i would say we're very concerned. >> quite frankly, there's nothing new about that video. new york obviously remains one of the top terrorist targets in the world. >> reporter: commissioner bratton and the mayor re-
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emphasizing there are no credible threats. >> there is no the specific and credible threat against new york city. so it's crucial that people go about their normal business, recognizing the nypd is providing extraordinary protection to the city. >> they seek to create fear. they seek to intimidate. they'll not be intimidated and we will not live in fear. >> reporter: and that's what law enforcement has been emphasize, they believe that this video by isis is merely a scare tack the tick but still urging new yorkers to remain vigilant. reporting live, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. traffic and weather on the 2s right now. let's get to john elliott. >> good morning chris and mary. hello everybody. we've got to be ready for the rain today. we will see light rain this morning. much of the commute, you should be okay. later in the day, it's when you
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will appreciate the rain gear. and factor in extra time. cloudy and 58, wow, it's warmer afternoon. it's very mild out the door. light rain, yeah, through the atmosphere, parts of eastern pa, upstate new york. there's the front. it looks like it's falling look through virginia, maryland, around the washington, d.c. area, that's the heavy rain we're anticipating later in the day. windy and warm and then turning warm. and the rain could lead to minor flooding this afternoon, depending on where you are and the drainage in and around the area. let's get you in and around your area right now with alex denis. >> thank you. we have an alert for you. a water main break, two lanes closed on 486, the westbound side. anticipate that. and the bayonne bridge, closed in both directions for construction. stick to the goethals as an alternate. and some subway issues in queens. delays in both directions on
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the e trains because of debris on the tracks at jamaica cent. and the n train, they are express-only because of a train with mechanical problems. alternate side of the street city-wide. text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> thank you. and now to the they are the error attacks on paris. this morning police launched six raids. >> it comes after yesterday's massive raids that potentially stopped another attack and it's not known yet if the master minds behind the attacks was killed. jonathan vigliotti reports from paris. >> reporter: just a day after the raid that turned the straights of saint-denis into a war zone, forensics experts are still working to figure out if abdelhamid abaaoud was among two terrorists killed. french s.w.a.t. teams raided this apartment wednesday where the alleged master mind of last week's
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one suspect was killed as police threw grenades and fired 5,000 rounds. a female suicide bomber also died after detonating an explosive vest. and eight others, including seven men and a woman were arrested but authorities say abdelhamid abaaoud and another fugitive, salah abdeslam, were not among them. as france continues to mourn, president francois hollande is calling on the u.s. to intensify its role in the fight against isis. the topic is expected to be the focus when francois hollande meets with president barack obama next week in washington. >> they're not coming to ask for divisions of troops to go invade any place. they need help with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. >> reporter: so far, the air strikes carried out by french jets and other forces have killed more than two dozen militants in the syrian strong hold of raqqa this week. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, paris. >> isis has released a photo of what it claims is the bomb that
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brought down the russian jet liner in egypt. but the group's claims have not been verified at this point. an advisory has been sent to u.s. law enforcement to be on the lookout for similar types of bomb components. congress could vote as early as today that would block the u.s. from taking in more syrian refugees. president barack obama said he would veto any bill passed. chris christie ordered new jersey state agencies to reject refugees. yesterday, de blasio held up a picture that's been seen around the world of a soldier carrying the lifeless body of a syrian boy who drown thed as his region. happen to children? new york city. >> so far, eight syrian refugees have been relocated to new york city. a manhunt is underway this morning for an accused hit-and-
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run driver who police say killed a woman. investigators say the 66-year- old was crossing the street last night when she was struck. police are now looking for the driver of a black nissan with front-end damage. >> very upsetting knowing that my mother is that age and with all that's going on in the city with people hitting and run, something like that could happen to her. >> the woman was taken to the hospital where he died. a man shot by police yesterday remains hospitalized this morning. video shows the man on the ground being handcuffed and then being shot. his white vehicle collided with a parked truck and they say he exited the vehicle with a gun and tried to run but tripped and fell. >> don't pick up the gun. don't pick up the gun. the individual does not heed those warnings, atemperatures
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attemps to grab the gun. and our officer discharges twice and striking the the incident one time. >> scary. like alarms the whole community. >> police say is the suspect is a 24-year-old with 15 prior arrests. he is expected to survive. happening today, some workers at kennedy airport are on a one-day strike. the service employees international union says thousands of employees walked off their jobs at jfk and in chicago, boston, philadelphia and fort lauderdale. they're mostly cabin and airport cleaners and some janitors and ramp workers. they want new contracts that will give them medical benefits and wages that will give them $15 an hour. federal prosecutors rest their case in the corruption trial of former speaker sheldon silver. the 71-year-old manhattan democrat is accused of taking more than $4 million in bribes disguised as legal fees the. trial is off today and tomorrow.
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on a short case monday without testimony from silver. the jury deliberations could start later that day. and the corruption trial of the former new york senate continues. the long island republican is accused of using extortion to get his son no-show jobs from companies doing business with the state. yesterday the jury heard wiretapped conversations of him taking actions that the government says would benefit his son. it is now 4:39. up next, why more and more college graduates are being sued. and too close for comfort? the drone incident near an industrial plant that has federal and state and local authorities involved. you're so vain >> and who is she sing about? she finally comes clean behind the meaning of her '70s hit. looking forward to that story. and looking forward to the wet weather today. heaviest this afternoon.
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and then, oh, it's going to the feel like a winter preview this weekend.
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feels nice this morning. 58 degrees. let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2s at 4:42. >> i agree, mary. i think it feels great right now. it's warmer than it should be in the afternoon. the mild numbers also being brought to you by our weather watchers. 58, 58, 56, 53, these are very warm numbers. david has 58 in bayonne. he wants to know if we're still in line for an inch of rain? yeah, later today. take the good with the bad. but look at this up into the hudson valley, wants to know about the potential for snow. yes, parts of the hudson valley saturday into sunday but very little. the mod sell backing away from
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the problem is, i brought the big umbrella by mistake today. honestly, i couldn't find the little one. wind is going to fill in. so you're dry but battling the wind and like, man, in a busy congested part of town with the big umbrella, you get those stares. cloudy and 58 right now. right now. winds south, there you go, feel. 81% relative humidity. dew points high, high enough for rain. mild, look at this, monticello, 52. guy from sparta called and said, i'm in shorts and it feels so good, 57 in babylon. and 58 in the hamptons. compared to yesterday, oh, 11 the door. big push out of the south. so all of that energy, you feel it but it also will serve to
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atmosphere, pave the way for heavier rain, 2:00 to 5:00 to as late as 9:00. showers by lunchtime and then the heavy rain this afternoon. a snapshot of the rain. this is the front moving from west to east. this is the rain moving from southwest to northeast so we're right in line. and you see some showers. by lunchtime, in fact, even a pocket or two of heavy rain into the early afternoon. and between let's say noon and 5:00, that's when you see more of the pockets of the heavy rain. and finally as it clears late overnight into friday, it intensifies. so you have parts of suffolk county, watch out wading river, to the hamptons, you're going to be dealing with the rain. and then we blow it away friday. and then it's cool enough, we could see a few flurries mix in late saturday into the first part of sunday. not in city, well north and west. real quickly, still .50 to 1.5 inches of rain possible and then the numbers will tumble
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with that cool air in place for the weekend. she's in place and she's ready to get you there. >> thank you. we have changes for your morning commute. the bayonne bridge, closed in both directions for construction. that's until 5:00. if you stick with the goethals, it will be a smoother ride for you. and a live look at one of the hundreds of cameras, the george washington bridge inbound upper- level, construction is clearing but delays across the span. and no delays at the tolls or lincoln and holland. some subway changes in queens. expect delays in both directions on e trains because of debris on the tracks. and also in brooklyn, coney island-bound n train are express only because of a train with mechanical problems there. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and text the drive. mary, back to you. >> thank you. here's a quick look at some of the stories making news this morning. philippine security forces used war canons to stop hundreds of demonstrators from stopping the summit.
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benefits wealthy countries at the exof developing economies. president barack obama was among leaders attending a gala last night. and now that the ebola epidemic in west africa, they say they are helping the survivors. taylor swift is teaming up with a publisher to donate 1,000 books to the each of 25 new york city schools. the doe the nation is part of the reading campaign which swift is supporting by starting a book club with fans. on the money watch, stock futures are higher after stocks posted their biggest gain on wednesday. the dow jones industrial average gained 247 points. and the nasdaq composite add. the s&p 500 rose by 33. now oil prices are falling again and drivers may benefit at the pump. the price for a barrel of crude dropped below $40 yesterday for
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prices have fallen 14% this month alone. it brought gas prices to around $2 a gallon in parts of the country. and the number of lawsuits against people who default on private student loans has increased. student loans from private lenders make up only 7% of all loan, most are federal loans. the fbi has now joined the investigation into a drone incident in new jersey. >> yesterday's incident has raised new concerns that terrorists could use drones to do surveillance on intrastructure to do us harm. >> reporter: the operator of this drone showing us how it works, equipped with a camera and gps, you can see video of to us on the ground. authorities say a drone similar to this was flying around the refinery in new jersey in restricted air space, a place terrorists could target.
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it was only discovered when it crashed into a truck. can you tell us anything about today's incident? >> i really can't. it's under investigation. it's both under investigation by state and federal authorities. >> reporter: police say the truck driver had words with the drone operator who took off. the state and fbi won't confirm if they're questioning anyone but say this is a wake-up call. >> we are concerned about drones, of course, and in whose hands they're in and what they're used for. >> reporter: and you can only fly drones about 400 feet high and there are restrictions around key infrastructures like nuclear facilities. beyond that, no clear guidelines on recreational use. in september, one smashed into a home. >> many many regard, it's like a big bird and it's hard to track big birds in the sky. >> possible one-pound payload on this that can do a lot of >> reporter: he owns a drone company and says operators courses. he sees a positive future for drones.
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>> you're going to be able to find missing people on the ground. >> reporter: both good and bad uses of drone, all up for debate. in new jersey, cbs 2 news. >> there are reports that authorities were able to obtain the license plate of the car of the drone operator. james taylor makes a special appearance on "the late show." the renewed efforts to save a arts program and -- save an
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a nassau county high school is facing a shut down. the parents and students say they'll fight to keep the school open. it just opened two years ago but programs face either being closed or transferred by the end of the school year.
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the superintendent blames it on a lack of student enrollment and money issues. >> we failed to meet budget for the last few years and by law, we have to meet budget. >> it would break my heart. >> the closure recommendations will be made to the full board tonight. time now 4:52. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. we have rain moving into the area, johnny. >> yeah, feels great. >> it does feel nice. >> man, it's warmer than it should be be in the afternoon. pool party. it's -- should be in the afternoon. pool party. fog and then hours and then heavy rain this afternoon. you can see a little bit of limited visibility out there and that will continue and then the showers. 58, clouds and some fog in the cool pockets north and west. gradually that rain is going to fill in today. super soggy by tonight. and looking much better tomorrow. and then cooler temperatures return over the weekend. wet and mild today. mid-60s, oh but enjoy it. it's going to cool down this
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weekend. i just told him it was going to cool down and he said i'm a grinch. >> well, you know. >> yeah. >> for all those at home, it's john's assistant. >> no, he's over there. >> thanks. how we doing? >> no, we have issues on the george washington bridge inbound upper-level, construction clearing. heavy across the span. no delays at the lincoln or holland. a little farther east in the bronx two lanes blocked on the eastbound side of the cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. delays back to webster avenue. and mass transit everything on or close to schedule. all the subways are back to normal. so better news for you. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> thank you. in the next half hour, new information about a scary robbery pattern on long island. >> and the high-tech debate between privacy and security. a look at some of the encryption tools being used for criminal activity and why right now they cannot be broken. and next, a mystery for
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more than 40 years. we know who she was singing about in her hit "you're so vain." sort of. we'll explain next on cbs 2 news. every sip. the taste uniquely dunkin'. each cup uniquely you. brewed fresh because it's not just any coffee. it's your coffee, your dunkin'.
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but only one is your coffee, your dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. you're so vain you probably think this song's about you >> well, decades after the release, carly simon finally reveals who she's sing about in her hit "you're so vain." so the singer tells people magazine the second verse of warren beatty. simon says he believes the whole song is about him but the song is actually about three men. right now, simon says she has no plans to reveal their identities. >> okay. last night it was carly simon's ex-husband who stole the show on "the late show with stephen colbert." >> yeah, he and colbert offered
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classic "fire and rain." crime and flavor crystal gum teams and skinny jeans, cutting blood off from my thighs oh, i've seen toast that's multi-grain i've seen almost every episode of friends >> can't wait to hear more from james taylor's performance later on. oh, that multi-grain bread. >> how about carly simon at least giving one verse. >> i thought it was about james taylor. >> you know, there's two other people. >> yeah. >> all right. time is now 4:57. still ahead, the top stories including the new isis threat that includes new york and what the police commissioner is doing to calm fears. store clerks tied up and robbed. the robbery on long island that
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wet thursday. we will have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. we begin with a developing story, the release of new propaganda video from isis showing images of times square. >> heavily armed officers are there this morning. city officials are telling new yorkers to just go about your business and not to be afraid. janelle burrell is live with more for us. >> reporter: law enforcement tells us that it's a new video but it's really an edited video of previously produced pieces of video including images of times square. but law enforcement sources say that it is simply a scare tactic and new york city is prepared for whatever may come. >> the people of new york city will not be intimidated. >> reporter: mayor bill de blasio in times square late last night flanked by police commissioner bill bratton, surrounded by officers with high powered gun, a show of defiance against threats by isis directed at new york city.
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>> no city in america is better prepared to defend and protect against a terrorist attack. >> reporter: cbs 2 news is choosing not to show the propaganda video that surfaced showing a suicide bomber along with old images of the times square area, raising concern among many just days after the attacks in paris. >> you never know when just like they didn't know when. >> we're concerned. i would say we're very concerned. everybody is watching. >> quite frankly, there's nothing new about that video. new york obviously remains one the world. >> reporter: police commissioner bill bratton and the mayor re-emphasizing there are no credible threats. >> there is no specific and credible threat against new york city. it's crucial that people go about their normal business, recognizing the nypd is providing extraordinary protection to the people of the city, 35,000 members strong. >> reporter: the message from police, remain vigilant but not afraid.
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>> they seek to create fear. they seek to intimidate. we will not be intimidated, and we will not live in fear. >> reporter: and the police commissioner re-emphasizing that the department has just unvailed a new department, 500 officers as part of their critical response command, all part of an effort to counterterrorism here in the city. reporting live from times square, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. let's join john elliott. >> thanks, chris. hi, everybody. so fog out there. waiting for the. with -- for the wet. winds are out of the south so it feels mild out the door. light rain to start and then it will fill in. front moves from west to east but the heavier rain is going to roll up from the southwest. and that's later today and tonight. and numbers well above normal but turns windy. make sure you have the rain gear. you will appreciate it later. we appreciate her. right now, what's going on alex denis?
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brooklyn bridge, it's closed until 6:00. stick with the battery tunnel or williamsburg here. that's for construction. and george washington bridge inbullet wound upper-level, construction is in the process of clearing it's starting to move better across the span. no delays aat the time tolls. and lincoln and holland are also moving well. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> thank you. and the terror attacks at paris. more police raids this morning, this time in belgian linked to one of the suicide bombers who blew himself up last friday outside the soccer stadium. >> they follow yesterday's raids in paris that may have stopped another attack but did they kill the master mind of the terror? jonathan vigliotti is live from paris. jonathan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. at this point, it's unclear if that believed master mind abdelhamid abaaoud was killed in yesterday's raid where at
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right now, it could take several days before dna tests come back. just a day after the violent raid that turned the streets of saint-denis into a war zone, forensic experts are working to figure out if abdelhamid abaaoud was among two terrorists killed. french s.w.a.t. teams raided this apartment in the paris suburb wednesday when the alleged master mind of last week's terror attacks was thought to be hiding. law enforcement officials say one suspect was killed as police grenades and fired 5,000 raids. a female suicide bomber also died after detonating an explosive vest. eight others including seven men and one woman were arrested. but authorities say abdelhamid abaaoud and salah abdeslam were not among them. as france continues to mourn, president francois hollande is calling on the u.s. to intensify its role in the fight against isis. the top sick expected to be the focus when francois hollande meets with president barack obama next week in washington, d.c.
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for divisions of troops to go invade any place. they need help with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. >> reporter: so far, officials say the air strikes carried out by french jets and other forces have killed more than two dozen isis militants in the syrian strong hold of raqqa this week. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, paris. apps that some of us use every day are allowing terrorists secretly. the group recommends telegram and wicker. it offers privacy and offers a self-destruction of messages feature. >> if they find somebody they think might kill on their behalf or come and kill, they move them to a mobile messaging app that's encrypted. and at that moment, the needle we have been searching the
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nation to find and have found goes invisible to us. >> tech companies like apple and google began equipping phones with complete encryption several years ago. once they sell a phone, the only person who can access it is the user. today congressional republicans are looking to pass a law demanding fbi background checks and other precautions for syrian refugees looking to settle in the u.s. president barack obama has said he would veto any measure passed. the issue has led to a war of words between mayor bill de blasio and governor chris christie. yesterday, de blasio held up a picture that's been seen around the world of a soldier carrying the lifeless body of a syrian boy who drowned as his family fled the region. >> is that what he wants to see happen to people? we don't accept that here in new york city. >> so far, eight syrian refugees have been elissa rivas located to new york city. we have new information on a deadly hit-and-run case in brooklyn. >> we now know the identity of the woman police say was mowed
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down and left to die on a street. andrea grymes is live from the scene with more. >> reporter: well, chris and mary, actually two pedestrians were hit and killed in two separate incidents in this neighborhood last night but the one you're talking about, the hit-and-run, police have identified the victim as a 66- year-old and police are looking for the driver who hit her. bay path street turned into a deadly crime scene last night, police say a car was speeding when it blew through a red light at the intersection, hitting a woman who was crossing. >> i saw a bunch of blood on the floor. and i saw the lady inside the ambulance and they were working on trying to resuscitate her. >> reporter: investigators say the car's bumper hit the 66- year-old, sending her into the air before she landed on the road. police say the driver kept going.
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november has been an especially deadly month for pedestrian accidents in the five borough, this one comes just days after mayor bill de blasio spoke to raise awareness and remember those killed or injured in traffic collisions. neighbors here in bath beach last night could not believe the driver could be so reckless. >> like the divider there, i mean, you would think it would be much safer and people would slow down. unfortunately not. >> how could you leave anybody on the street to die? >> reporter: and that second accident, i mentioned off the top, police say a 61-year-old man was crossing mid block on cross bay parkway when he was hit by a car. that driver stayed on the scene but was arrested for being unlicensed. reporting this morning in bath beach, brooklyn, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. the family of a bronx toddler say they want their landlord held accountable after the little boy fell from the
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third floor window. he managed to survive the fall yesterday with only a concussion. his aunt says heleneed on the window and he fell out. there are -- he says he leaned on the window and he fell out. the city will build 15,000 new housing units over the next 15 years. onsite services will include treatment for substance abuse and mental health. >> this is going to change things for homeless people and this is going to change lives in our communities. >> the mayor says the city will cover $1 billion of the cost and the rest will come from low- income tax credits and private sources. still to come, a pair of nypd officers in the right place at the right time in los angeles. and a suspect poses as a janitor and then robs a long island store. and the facts and fiction f you want to add solar panels to
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know now before you get started. the solar panels get the day off today. some low clouds and fog and waiting for the wet weather. just a jacket with mild temperature, and please an umbrella. and you need it tonight. stick around, 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. let's bring in john. who's ready for rain?
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>> well, no wait a minute. we need it. we're over 9 inches below normal. >> i don't see any complaints. >> i heard it. >> a little bit of a groan. >> it's like mary speaks for half the audience. here's the deal too, not shoveling it. the concern is, where there are levers on the grates, that's not great because you could see, i mean, you get a brief downpour or thunderstorm and you will see some big puddles so just be smart. make sure you're ready for it. and now it's very mild. a little bit of fog out there. cloudy and 58, winds out of the south, relative humidity at 81%. man, it's mild, 47. november, what? 57 in greenwich. i'm even shocked myself. and 52347 morristown. and even buffalo right now is 61 degrees. 60 in pittsburgh. so all of this lift. there's all this available energy and the front is pushing into it. it's able to ring the moisture
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so yeah, we will be dealing with the potential for 1.5-plus over part of the area. not a record but very mild. sun's up at 6:47. sets at 445:67:89 not a player today. so make sure you have the rain gear as you head out on your way. and some light rain into warren and sussex county. and a soaking rain into central pa. the heavy rain through virginia that we're anticipating later today and tonight. so the front moves in from west to east but you know the mechanic, we are going to to see the individual showers from the south to the north. and that keeps us mild but turns windy too. so dealing with not dodging drops but you have to maneuver that umbrella. and an early exit tomorrow and then sun by the afternoon, starts to turn colder and then the high pressure gear will usher in cooler air saturday. and saturday into your sunday, a lot of folks will see the highs stay just in the 40s.
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a lot of folks will see around a 20-degree drop from today to sunday and monday. winds southeast 10 to 25 miles per hour. and then still raining tonight and could see an isolated thunderstorm. the rain will exit from west to east. and then friday it a transition day with a shower early. and then even for the commute, you start to dry the out, it's breezy and bright and then cool into the weekend. and staying cool in the first part of the week. and right now, next wednesday big travel day right around 50. speaking of traveling, let's talk to alex. >> thank you. good morning everyone. traveling in bronx specifically, we have two lanes blocked for construction on the eastbound side of the cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. delays back to webster avenue. and also route 46 though, this is all clear on route 80 of the garden state parkway and turnpike. no issues to report. and the southern state parkway, this is the trend continuing. and not only here, but sunrise highway, the northern state, also flowing freely for you.
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east river crossings, the white stone bridge toll plaza, they all look similar, company but delay-free. and mass transit, everything is on or close to schedule. and amount park. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> thank you. police on long island are on the hunting for a man they say is on a robbery spree. >> investigators say he's been targeting stores that cater to women. >> reporter: just before closing, a popular maternity shop in the heart of nassau county's hub, a man using a broom and wearing a bright green work vest, strolled in, posing as a cleaner until he turned around say the victims. the face concealed behind a mask and he pulled a gun. >> were you one of the people tide? >> yes. >> you're doing okay? >> yes, i'm fine. >> reporter: and he tied your hands and left? i'm sorry this happened to you. >> reporter: the robber forced employees to the back of the store and bound their hands
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cash from the register and safe, he fled. police say the women were able to free themselves and call 911. shoppers like the this family are worried. >> my god, that's terrible. i shop there. >> reporter: police in nassau and suffolk investigating whether it's part of a violent pattern, customers and clerks tied up by a thin-built, 6'suspect. stores and strip malls robbed. among them a list of companies. >> people are terrified. you know, you think you're shopping and you know, taken off guard. it's scary. >> reporter: police say remain calm, comply with demands. >> be the best witness possible. get physical descriptions. note how the suspect speaks. description of a weapon being used. critically important as is how the person flees the the scene.
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unsure if there was a get-away car but the parkway entrance is just down the road. all the stores targeted have catered to women. cbs 2 news. >> police in minnesota used pepper spray to break up demonstrations last night following the weekend shooting of an unarmed black man. it was the fourth day of protests as police set up barricades and spray the crowd. the 24-year-old died of a gunshot wound to the head sunday. the police union says the shooting happened after clark allegedly tried to grab an officer's gun. they encountered him when a paramedic called police for help. homeowners entered in installing solar panels on their home will have to the act fast. a federal tax credit that helps offset the cost will expire soon. experts say now is the time to consider purchasing a solar array for your home while you can take advantage of the credit. >> what this is that's currently available is a dollar for dollar reduction on your
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tax bill for equal to 30% of the cost of your solar installation. if you don't have a solar system that's built and operating by the end of 2016, for a residential homeowner, that tax credit goes to zero. >> whether you buy or lease the panels, the roof must be be good condition and your home space to benefit. can do it: >> yeah. time is now 5:19. workers rescued from a scaffold in manhattan. and a man stabbed near the hollywood walk of fame. see how two nypd officers were able to stop the alleged and another check of
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next. >> welcome back to cbs 2 news. last night on "the late show," james taylor closed the show to paris. time is now 5:22. traffic and weather on the 2s. let's get over to john elliott. >> very sweet. in the city right now, we're waiting for the rain. we have some clouds and 58. that feels great. numbers around the area, mild, all the way up into the hudson valley, you're in the 40s. the earlier, you were in the 20s. earlier just this week alone. here comes the wet weather. it's going to roll in from the west. but the heavier rain comes in
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from the south and east. so the morning rush, chances to dry. midday, rain likely and wind starts to fill in. the afternoon and the evening we see the wettest period. so watch out for that. and watch out for the guy in >> you're right. we have two lanes blocked on the cross bronx expressway. and la guard washington bridge in queen, moving well westbound to the triborough bridge and as alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. time now for the cbs 2 wfan sports update. the yets were looking to do something they haven't done all season, that's right, win two in a row. yeah, that's jeremy lin. we saw that during the knicks game. what are you thinking? all that jell. the -- all that gel. nets by four at the break. baby steps ifer the nets who
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of the season but the momentum started to shift down the stretch. lin going the other way. >> the hair perfectly in place. >> yep. that has got to feel weird. and young led brooklyn with 27 and 8 but missed an easy gimme. >> looks like it didn't mountains. >> nope. the jets are taking advantage of the mini bye week by healing up. a number of players were injured last week. chief among them, the quarterback who was throwing the ball around but didn't practice. last friday, he had surgery to repair ligaments in the thumb of his non-throwing hand. the plan is to see how he responds this week in practice many hopes of playing sunday in houston. sandy hook at the jets and titans 1:00 p.m. sunday right here on c -- you
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sunday right here on cbs 2. two nypd detectives couldn't leave work behind while walking along a street in los angeles. >> they saw and stopped a stabbing in progress on hollywood's walk of fame. >> all of a sudden, i heard screaming so i turned around and i saw some guy running up the stairs. >> reporter: an afternoon at one of los angeles' busy tourist spots turns from casual to chaotic. police say a russian man in his 40s was standing with his wife and two children on hollywood boulevard when he got into an argument with another man. and then the confrontation turned violent. >> he was trying to stab him. i think he like stabbed him or knife. >> reporter: police say the man stabbed the tourist multiple times in the neck and face. that's when two off-duty new york city police officers who happened to be in the area stepped in, one pulled a gun. >> they told him to lay down on the ground, drop the knife and that's it. they got him, one stood on his
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and it took the place maybe five minutes to get here. >> reporter: the knife-welding man was arrested and the tour theist survived but it was a shock for the family. >> the thing i felt bad for, he had two little girls with him. and they were watching all of out. just imagine what it would be like. >> l.a.p.d. confirms the new york city officers were in california looking for a suspect and just >> okay. up next, the day's top stories. the nypd emphasizing that there is no credible or specific threat after a new propaganda video surfaces from isis. we'll have a live report from times square coming up. the semiis on for a hit-and- run -- the search is on for a hit-and-run driver who police say killed a woman in brooklyn. i'll have a live report coming up. a good workout can do more than burn calorie, it can also improve your sex life. a local gym helping couples in the bedroom.
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begins this morning. it's heavier into the afternoon and evening. we will have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. but first -- >> we will not be intimidated and we will not live in fear. >> police commissioner bill bratton responding to the threats recently made by isis against new york city. >> good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. be aware but do not be afraid. >> that's the message from the mayor and the police commissioner following a new isis video. janelle burrell live with more. the people of new york city will not be intimidated. >> reporter: mayor bill de blasio in times square late last night franked by police commissioner bill bratton, surrounded by officers with high-powered gun, a show of defiance against threats by isis directed at new york city. >> no city in america is better prepared to defend and protect against a terrorist attack. >> reporter: cbs 2 news is chewing not to show the isis propaganda video that surfaced
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showing a suspended side bomber along with old images of the times square area, raising concern among many just days after the attacks in paris. >> you never know when just like they didn't know when. >> we're concerned. i would say we're very concerned. so everybody is watching. >> quite frankly, there is nothing new about that video. new york obviously remains one of the top terrorist targets in the world. >> reporter: police commissioner bill bratton and the mayor re-emphasizing there are no credibility threats. >> there is no specific and credible threat against new york city. it's crucial that people go about their normal business, recognizing the nypd is providing extraordinary prothe text to the city, 35,000 members strong. >> reporter: the message from police, remain vigilant but not afraid. >> they seek to create fear. they seek to intimidate. we will not be intimidated and we will not live in fear.
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of times square in that video were only a few seconds of that video but police again are urging people to remain vigilant and to report anything they see that might be suspicious. reporting live from times square, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. it is now 5:32. and time for traffic and weather on the 2s. hey, john. >> very mild out there. i mean, hanging on to 5 8 degrees. normal high this time of year is 53. so mild to start. we've got some active weather on the way with the front pushing through. and i talk with my hands all the time, don't i? 58, winds out of the south and that's going to usher in some heavier rain later today. looks like it breaks up but you have to remember, it's going to roll up from the south. so it's this afternoon during the afternoon commute, after school pick-up, into the even, even activities you will need the rain gear as well. and winds will play a role too. so a blustery but mild day with a high of 64 degrees. >> grab that umbrella. thank you.
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>> yep, two lanes blocked right now. if you are taking the eastbound cross bronx, construction at bronx river parkway causing delays. and a live look now at the lynn tunnel, no delays around the he lex portion to or the toll plaza. and also moving well at the holland and george washington. and the van wyck, still clear in both directions, northbound and southbound through the queue gardens interchange. and -- through the q gardens interchange. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. and forensic teams are trying to determine the identities of the two people killed in a raid north of paris that took place at this time yesterday. one suspect was killed as police threw grenades and fired 5,000 roundsover ammunition. a female suicide bomber died after detonating an explosives. president francois hollande is calling on the u.s. to
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>> we're not going to be able to fully succeed in eliminating their safe havens until we have a political settlement of some sort in syria. >> president francois hollande is working with french law makers to extend emergency powers for three months. the powers include the right to search property without a warrant, set curfews and order house arrests. isis has released a photo of what it claims is the bomb that brought down a russian jetliner in egypt. it's a soda can, a detonator and a switch. the group's claim of using a soda can bomb has not been verified. all 224 people onboard were kill when had the plane blew up over egypt's peninsula last month. an advisory has been sent to u.s. law enforcement to be on the lookout for similar types of bombs components. workers at a kennedy airport -- at the kennedy airport are on a one-day strike.
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airport cleaners and ramp workers. they want new contracts that will give them medical benefits and wage of $15 an hour. pilots and flight attendants and in-house baggage happeneders are not involved. a police shooting in brooklyn. police have identified and charged a suspect. cellphone video shows the the 24-year-old on the ground being handcuffed after being shot in the abdomen. police say he had been speeding and driving recklessly when his vehicle collided with a park truck. they say he then exited the vehicle with a gun and tried to run but tripped and fell, dropped the weapon and was shot as he attemped to pick the weapon up. he is charged with criminal pope benedict session of a loaded weapon, reckless driving and other charges. we have new information this morning on the death of a woman who police say was struck by a car and left to die on a brooklyn street. >> we now know the identity of the woman killed and now the search is on for the driver. andrea grymes is live with more. >> reporter: well, chris and mary, she was not the only one killed in this neighborhood last night.
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police say there were actually two pedestrians hit and killed in separate incidents. that one that you mentioned was of course the hit-and-run. police identified the victim as 66-year-old sofiya ostrovskaya. and this morning, they're searching for the car that hit her. bay 35th street turned into a deadly crime scene last night. police say a car was speeding when it blew through a red light at the intersection, hitting a woman who was crossing. mike came outside after it happened. >> i saw a bunch of blood on the floor and i saw the lady inside the ambulance and they were working on trying to resuscitate her. >> reporter: investigators say the car's bumper hit 66-year- old sofiya ostrovskaya, sending her into the air before she landed on the road. police say the driver kept going. november has been an especially deadly month for pedestrian accidents in the five boroughs, this one comes just days after mayor bill de blasio spoke at
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an event to the raise awareness and remember those killedover injured in traffic collisions. neighbors here in bath beach last night could not believe the driver could be so reckless. >> the divider there, you would think it would be much safer and people would slow down. unfortunately not. >> he's a low life. a low life. how could you leave anybody on the street to die? >> reporter: and in that second incident that happened just a few hours later, a few blocks away from here, police say a 61- year-old man was crossing bay parkway mid-block when he was hit by a car. that driver they say did stay on the scene but was arrested for being unlicensed. reporting this morning in bath beach, brooklyn, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and new this morning, the hunt for a man who opened fire near a brooklyn subway station during tuesday's evening rush hour. police released video of the suspect in a nearby store.
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of passengers, leaving the station, hitting to -- hitting two men. also new, a frightening crime in bronx. police are looking for a man who sprayed a woman in the face with an unknown substance and threw her to the ground before fleeing with her purse. it happened as the 72-year-old victimmed the elevator on the seventh floor of her building. federal prosecutors rest their case in the trial of former new york assembly speaker sheldon silver. the democrat is accused of taking more than $4 million in bribes and kick-backs disguised as legal fees the. defense is expected to put on a short case on monday without testimony from sill. and jury deliberations could start later that day. the corruption trial of the former senate majority leader and his son continues the. long island republican is accused of using extortion to get his son a no-show job from companies doing business with
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the yesterday the jury heard wiretapped conversations. it is now 5:38. a bookstore named isis. but it has nothing to do with the terror group. we'll explain. and a new program to help save lives. how an app is used to recruit volunteers in an emergency situation. and this giant creature. find out where it disrupted a game of golf. and you can connect with us during the show and all morning long. we just posted an update on facebook. and you can follow us on twitter, @cbsnewyork. every sip. the taste uniquely dunkin'. each cup uniquely you. brewed fresh because it's not just any coffee. it's your coffee, your dunkin'.
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with serious injuries. mta has not commented saying it's an ongoing investigation. and a close call for two workers who had to be rescued many midtown yesterday afternoon. the scaffold got stuck 25 floors up. firefighters cut through the double pane glass and they were taken in safely. fire officials blame an electrical problem. and now 5:42. it's warm out there. let's turn it over to john elliott. >> a little bit of fog too. you've got that and rain on the way. a lot of dynamics in weather today. longing for rain and 56 in yonkers right now. and 52348 valley stream. and good -- and 58 in valley stream. and beautiful brick, 59, mild for the jersey shore. and now this is interesting, leo might be talking about this at school today. bob reporting 54. did you know that seven score and six years ago, lincoln gave
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at the time, the critics hated it. thanks for this reminder as well. today is national smoke-out day. quit smoking. you will extend your life. thanks for that, bruce. and mild condition, you bet. some fog, we've got rain on the way and wind out of the south. yeah, looking down on the city. not that pretty with the clouds. winds out of the south at six. 58 degrees. numbers in the 50s all the way up into richfield. and riverhead at 57 as well. and 58 in madison. and 64 the high today. over 10 degrees above moistural. sunsets at 4:35. so here we go again, one of those november day, 15 of the 18 so far have been above normal. this one already is above normal. so we've got the clouds out there right now. a little bit of light rain falling. just a little bit. and breaks up a bit. and breaking up is hard to do because here comes the front. and these individual pockets of
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front, push in from south to north. and also serve to intensify the wind. so it gets busier really by lunchtime. we start to see some showers. and even as early as lunchtime, we see heavier rain in through morris county, middlesex county as well. and more of the area for the busy afternoon commute times. after school and into the first part of the rush, you're dealing with heavy rain. and oh, wait there's more. by 9:00, 10:00, could see isolated thunderstorms. you get a sense of the definition of that front pushing through. but you're still dealing with it. if you're got show tickets or whatever you're doing on thursday. and saturday is fine, saturday into early sunday, we see more showers and that could mean flurries mixing in well north and west of the city. but everybody's going to be cooler. you go from 64 today to just 47 on sunday. and staying cool for first part of next week as well. and first part of the commute, i know who can help, alex
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well that's the plan, two lanes blocked on the eastbound cross bronx and we are seeing delays back. brooklyn, slow traffic northbound on the bqe due to construction blocking two lanes. delays back the to the gowanus expressway. and mass transit, everything on or close to schedule if you are taking metro north, path trains and lirr and new jersey transit. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. mary, back to you. >> thank you. the ntsb is investigating a helicopter crash that left two people dead. watch as the whicher spins out of control north of san diego and it then bursts into flames. it happened yesterday afternoon at the airport. the identities of the victims have not yet been released. jersey city is trying out a new emergency response system that uses cellphones and a team of volunteers. the united rescue program was developed in israel 10 years ago when. when an emergency call comes in, volunteers nearby are
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contacted through the app. if they accept the assignment, dispatchers track their progress using gps. they undergo 60 hours of training before they can start. >> they are confident in their skills and we are confident in them that they can deliver the best pre-hospital care before the ambulances arrive onscene. >> it originated from the concept that it's not ambulances that save live, it's people that saves lives. a shop owner says his store has been the target of vandals because of the name. the bookstore is named isis. but the co-owner says that's the egyptian goddess of life, love, fertility and marriage. he admits many in the community don't know the true meaning of isis and associate it with the terror group. he says the vandals have caused plenty of damage. >> people throwing rocks through the sign, throwing paint on the sign, and our front door. >> he says he will not change
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the name of the colorado shop despite all of the violence. well in the money watch this morning, a midweek rally on wall street. >> let's turn it over to hena daniels. >> reporter: good morning. released minutes from the latest federal reserve board meeting points to an interest rate hike in the coming weeks and that sent stocks to the best day in nearly four weeks. the dow jones industrial average finished 247 higher and the nasdaq composite rose 88 points. the mobile payments start-up square begins trading this morning on the new york stock exchange. it's one of the highest profiled public offerings in months but the $9 a share pricing is lower than projected giving the company a market value of about $3 billion, that's well bow low the previous valuation. the match group ipo is also today but the ceo of the dating app tinder.
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sexual list he says he performed a background research on a female journalists who wrote a critical story on tinder. in a late sec file, they said they did not approve or condone the article. and just in time for the holidays, a consumer watchdog group released the list of hazardous toys. topping the list, dinosaur claws. the toy claws can cause eye and facial injuries. the list also includes a quick folding trampoline that can cause injuries during assembly. chris and mary -- >> hena daniel, thank you so much. >> always wanted a trampoline. >> who doesn't? what house is complete without one? need a boost many the bedroom? how about working up a sweat. how a good workout can improve your sex life. but first, otis livingston. >> good morning everyone. back at jets practice yesterday. first time since thumb surgery on friday.
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and says he will play sunday in houston.
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hornets. [incoming message beep] the average text takes your eyes off the road for nearly five seconds. [screaming] stop the texts. stop the wrecks. visit us at stoptextsstopwrecks.org. good morning. welcome back. 58 degrees out there. a little warm. but first, talk about a hazard on the golf course. a 12-foot alligator was removed from a course in the houston area yesterday.
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experts say it weighs close to 700 pounds. they think it came up from a nearby river after it was flooded by heavy rain. can you imagine running into that thing? >> oh. >> it's bad enough you got to worry about the red ants. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> did you notice he hadn't been flossing either, the shots to teeth, he probably should have brushed better. this is not a vision test but look closely and you can see the low cloud deck kind of circulating around the skyline. so starting with clouds and 58 but mild. 52348 the city and the -- 52348 the city -- 58 in the city and the hudson valley. some folks already flirting with 60. the hot spot at 59. waiting for the rain. looks like it's going to break up. but remember, we're wait for you the heavy rain during the course of the and into the evening some take the rain gear. and -- evening and take the
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what about now alex? traveling this morning, we have several issues that are causing issues two. lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx. and delays back. but everything else in bronx is moving well. tons of green to no issues to report. the live drive map in queen where the l.i.e. westbound to manhattan will take about 28 minutes if you head out right now. and brooklyn, very slow on the northbound bqe due to construction north of here blocking two lanes. delays are back to the gowanus expressway. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. mary, back to you. >> thank you. a new sensor that's meant to be swallowed can change the way doctors monitor vital signs. it could make it possible to monitor vital signs using an ingestible electronic device. how to have better sex and
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>> husbands and wifes are like, thank you, these workouts have changed us as far as in their personal life but also just being together. >> a lot of women are really dedicated but staying active, personal life. obviously in the bedroom. the better you feel about lights on ladies. >> reporter: in the latest research from breaking muscle, one study showed a direct training and increased pleasure for women in their 40s and 50s. for men, weight lifting promotes the production of testosterone. a harvard study of 31,000 men over the age of 50 found burning just over 200 calories a day resulted in a 30% lower risk of erectile dysfunction. >> a lot of men go through issues as far as functioning and it really can destroy their self-esteem. >> sometimes you need help staying in the game. >> reporter: so men, the options are this, lay on the couch and sit through another
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can't do or we can get up. we can bike, swim, do yoga and instead of just burning 200 calories a day, come to class and burn 800. >> the energy, confidence, up. >> i feel lucky that i discovered it at a age. >> and i'm sure you have heard of endorphin, well, use for you, it's released during sex so the more you can trigger doing one, it may lead to results with the other, wink wink, if you catch my drift. >> try that yoga move too. >> it's a sensitive top -- sensitive topic. makes total sense. >> absolutely. >> this is the big theory, rather than getting pumped full of drug , get off the couch and do the something and it may
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work for you. >> crises love doctor wragge -- chris love doctor wragge. you will want to go to the gym, it's mild. >> well, getting to the gym, you will hit construction but past just a couple pockets of areas, smooth ride. >> let's work out today. we're men of a certain age. we could use a good workout. hit us up on twitter and facebook. -- twitter and facebook. still ahead, the debate over the dark web, how terrorists are communicating >> and mayor bill de blasio and police commissioner bill bratton respond to the latest threats made by isis. and was the master mind behind friday's at that tacks killed in yesterday's raids? we will go live to paris for an update. is he dead or does the manhunt continue for the friday's attacks?
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it is 6:00, 58 degrees on this thursday, november 19th. feels warm out there today. we've got some wet weather moving in and the rain becoming heavier this afternoon and into the evening as well.
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>> and i'm chris wragge. alex denis and john elliott with traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. but first, here's what's new this morning. >> we will not be intimidated and we will not live in fear. >> the leaders of new york city responding to threats made by isis. commissioner bratton and mayor de blasio came together last night in times square. they say the warning of an attack made in a propaganda video is not credible and new yorkers should not worry. we have to keep going. >> people in france continue to try to live their lives despite all that's happened last week. and france's prime minister asking for a longer state of emergency. and we will have a live report from come paris coming up. and new information on a police-involved shooting in brooklyn. we know the name of the man officers took down yesterday after police say he was speeding and exiting recklessly before exiting the vehicle with a gun and trying to make a run for it. very upset, knowing that my
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mother is that age and all that's going on in this city with people hitting and running, something like that could happen to her. >> and police have identified the woman hit and killed in a hit-and-run in brooklyn. the former face of subway restaurants will learn his fate today. he faces up to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography and having sex with minors. trying to stab him. i think he stabbed him or something with the tip of the knife. >> and just because they're not in new york city, it did you want mean the nypd isn't always on duty. two detectives stopped a stabbing attack in los angeles. we will have their brave story coming up. >> thank goodness they were there. traffic and weather on the 2s, john -- >> well, you said it, it's going to be a busier weather day today. yeah, not necessarily on thin ice. just too mild for that. and numbers above normal. dealing with wind and rain. and some visibility concerns too with some morning fog. 59 in the city. that's right, it's 6:00 in the morning and 59 in the city. and we have wet weather on the
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way. and it's the going to the start as light rain and then fills in during the course of the midday. and changes over into heavy rain and poor drainage areas could see flooding. hour-by-hour, you're already at 63 by lunchtime and showers have made it into the city by then. and sooner to the west. it's heavy rain for after school and after work. and then you will see the wet weather continue, possibly even an isolated thunderstorm tonight. and it's not tonight yet, let's get you there with alex. it's causing problems in bronx. we have delays this morning, two lanes blocked for construction on the eastbound cross bronx at bronx river parkway. and let's take a live look so you can see where the delays head back to. i think because they are growing so quickly that we will start to see delays back to the george washington bridge shortly. but traveling through area, we will continue to update you. so far, inbound at the hudson river crosses, delay-free. and brooklyn, slow on the northbound side of the bqe due to construction that's blocking
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delays here now are back to the gowanus expressway. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. we begin with a developing story. the release of a new mop began da the video from isis showing images of -- new propaganda the video from isis showing images of times square. janelle burrell with moisture. >> reporter: it's compiled of old images. they are urging new yorkers to go about their day as usual, saying that the video is simply a scare tactic. >> the people of new york city will not be intimidated. >> reporter: mayor bill de blasio in times square late last night franked by police commissioner bill bratton, surrounded by officers with high-powered guns, a show of defiance against threats by isis directed at new york city. >> no city in america is better prepared to defend and protect against a terrorist attack. >> reporter: cbs 2 news is
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choosing not to show the isis propaganda video that surfaced showing a suicide bomber along with old images of the times square area, raising concern among many just days after attacks in paris. >> you never know when just like they department know when. >> we're concerned. i would say we're very concerned. so everybody is watching rs. >> quite frankly, there's nothing new about that video. new york obviously remains one of the top terrorist targets in the world. >> reporter: commissioner bratton and the mayor re- threat. >> there's no specific and credible threat against new it's crucial that people go about their normal business, recognizing the nypd is providing extraordinary protection to the people of the city, 35,000 members strong. >> reporter: the message from police, remain vigilant but not afraid. >> they seek to create fear. they seek to intimidate. we will not be intimidated and
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>> reporter: and of course, this is a -- this is the time of year that times square and aattractions are extremely busy and more crowded than usual. police are urging people to report anything they might see that might look suspicious. janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. now to the terror attacks on paris. this morning, police larged six raids around belgian linked to one of the suicide bombers that blew himself up on friday. >> this follows yesterday's massive raids north of paris that potentially stopped another attack. jonathan vigliotti is live in paris. >> reporter: and good morning to both of you. it could take some more time before we know if abdelhamid abaaoud, the master mind in friday's attacks was killed in yesterday's raid. according to prosecutors, dna tests are being conducted and it could be a few more days. just a day after the violent raid that turned the streets of
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forensic experts are still working to figure out if abdelhamid abaaoud was among two terrorists killed. french s.w.a.t. teams raided this apartment in the paris suburb wednesday where the alleged master mind of last week's terror attacks was thought to be hiding. law enforcement if i recalls say one suspect was killed as -- hiding. law enforcement officials say one suspect was killed. a female suicide bomber died after detonating an explosive vest. eight others including seven men and a woman were arrested. but authorities say abdelhamid abaaoud and another fugitive, salah abdeslam, were not among them. as france continues to mourn, president francois hollande is calling on the u.s. to intensify its role in the fight against isis. the topic is expected to be the focus when francois hollande meets with president barack obama next week in washington, d.c. >> it's going to be a multi- year task. we're not going to be able to fully succeed in eliminating
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a political settlement of some sort in syria. >> reporter: so far, officials say the air strikes carried out by french jets and other forces have killed more than two dozen isis militants in the syrian strong hold of raqqa this week. and 115,000 police and troops have been dispatched to the streets and we're learning now, officials are asking all off- duty police officers to carry their weapons. chris and mary -- >> jonathan, we know people are trying to return to the their normal lives but we're hearing that some people fear using the subway system in particular in the area? >> reporter: that's correct. we were just talking about this, my producer and my photographer. we are standing here at one of the main squares where many memorials have been growing here in the days following the attacks. you can see at the base here, the entrance to the subway. and it's very quiet. this is quiet for this time of the day. and we have been talking to
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to go into close quarters. and couple rides the bus to work and they said even on the bus, people don't want to look at each other or talk to each other. >> jonathan vigliotti reporting for us from paris. thank you. in other news now, republicans in congress will push for fbi background checks and other precautions for all syrian refugees looking to set until u.s. president barack obama -- settle in the u.s. the. president barack obama has vowed to veto the measure. chris christie is seeking to new jersey. yesterday mayor de blasio held up the now famous picture of the a soldier carrying the sir. why he asked if this is what to children. we hear from a store clerk tied up and robbed on long island. should the government have access to encrypted files on social media? the high-tech debate at the forefront of homeland security. you're so vain
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>> a former hollywood a-lister thought for decades that the song was about him.
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correct. here comes the rain and here comes john elliott with traffic and weather on the 2s. >> how about the numbers though. it's so mild. weather watchers proving that. just got to check in with our buds in connecticut. casey has 60 in westport
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i know we're flirting with 60 around the area. 57, ron. and by the way, if you see him, happy birthday. and it's also international man day. and play monopoly day. real quickly, i want to show you pictures. michael on staten island, his garden is growing. yeah, i mean it's certainly been mild. so much of the month has been. and charlie has changed the filter, i love this because you can see a lot more definition to the clouds and also clearly these trees ready for winter. we are going to see that rain roll in during the course of the morning. charlie will see it sooner to the north and west. and then for parts of the jersey shore, ron and bob and then michael on staten island, and it's going to be into the connecticut. and in the city right now, 59. hour. wind is south. that's why you see the mild reading, 52349 wayne.
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and then all the way up into middletown, 54. here's what's in store, by lunchtime, some rain already in the city and remember, it's rolling in from the west. so business has you out west or that's home through northern new jersey, you will see it sooner. and then after work and after school where you see the heavy rain and wind playing more of a role. and could see localized flooding by the evening hours. and we're not done with it. starting to roll in, it's a slow process. the front from west to the east, the rain from southwest to northeast. and you have those dynamics and you have wind intensifying as well during the day. so it turns wet, you've got the front pushing through. and it's an early exit tomorrow. and tomorrow a transition day, sun in the afternoon. sun to start your saturday. and saturday night into the first part of your sunday could see another round of showers. don't forget the wind. enjoy the temperatures because we are going to see the 40s stick around for the weekend. and 51, the rain is still going
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activities and by tomorrow morning, some improvement. and then get ready for -- improvement, 58. and then get ready for it, this weekend, the jet stream will take another dip and it's much cool they are weekend. and cold into the first part of next week as well. and then the next little hiccup after the rain today that we need is going to be overnight saturday into your sunday. alex denis. >> oh, thanks. that afternoon commute that we're more worried about but we have congestion right now causing headaches for you. two lanes are blocked on the eastbound side of the cross bronx at bronx river parkway. and delays back. so anticipate that. and brooklyn, a live look at one of the hundreds of cameras. it's slow northbound on the bqe. there's construction blocking two lanes. delays are back to the gowanus expressway. and subway changes as well. due to a police investigation that's underway in manhattan- bound m and r trains are express from jackson heights to queens plaza.
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and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris, over to you. >> thank you. the family of a bronx toddler says they want their landlord held accountable after their little boy fell from a third floor window. the 2-year-old managed to survive the fall yesterday morning with only a concussion. his aunt says heleneed on a window screen and fell from the family's apartment. there are no window guards on the third floor of the home. clerks at a popular maternity shop are on edge after reportedly being robbed at gun point by a masked man dressed as a custodian. police say he forced employees to the back of if store and tied their hands behind backs. he allegedly grabbed cash and then took off. we spoke one of the employees. -- spoke with one of the employees. >> were you tide up? >> yes. >> -- -- tied up? >> yes. >> and you're doing okay? >> yes.
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>> i'm sorry this happened to you. >> police are investigating whether this is part of a recent crime spree at area strip malls. so far, all of the stores involved have catered to women. and following the paris attack, there's concern that isis is communicating on the so- called dark web. >> top u.s. officials say the terror group is using undetectable apps to plot attacks and spread their message and it's setting off a debate over encryption. >> reporter: isis spelling out the tech loopholes in this 34- page manual. it was released by the combating terrorism center in west point. isis instructing followers to use apps because they're encrypted and secure because it maintains user privacy and offers a self-destruction of the messages feature. >> if they find somebody they might think kill on their behalf or come and kill, they move them to a mobile messaging app that's end to end
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encrypted. and at that moment, the needle we've been searching the entire nation to find and have found goes invisible to us. >> reporter: law enforcement officials nationwide warn that this encryption is dangerous, even with a warrant, they can't get access. tech companies like apple and google began equipping phones with complete encryption several years ago. once they sell a phone, the only person who can access it is the user. >> some of it is definitely in response to the relations from edward snowden. >> reporter: but apple's ceo says we have never allowed access to the servers and we never will. tech companies here say if they release the information, terrorists will simply turn to other companies overseas that guarantee encryption. people say there's no easy answer. >> i'm conflicted about that. i feel like the terrorists will always find the next way to get around us. >> i permly have no problem with the government -- i
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the government looking at my phone. >> i have nothing to hide. >> tech experts say it isn't always bad. for example, it protects your personal information when you're banking or making purchases. >> if you're not up to no good, you have nothing to worry about. up next, the car pool karaoke is back and so is a famous passenger but all the fun wasn't just in the car. and in the next half hour, the man who called the cops on two women who were twerking says he feared for his life. and stock futures higher after stocks posted the biggest gain in four weeks. on wednesday dow jones industrial average gained 247 points. and the nasdaq composite added 89.
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33. it's funny, that's what the executive producer just stormed into the set and yelled, focus! focus! all of you, focus! >> kim came in here and i missed it. >> she knows we're paying attention. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> i love that. with the caramel, it's
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fantastic. we will see the rain roll in during the course of the morning west to east. so you know, rain gear, a little extra time this afternoon. going to be messy. we can get through this. my concern always, you know, nag that i am, there's still a lot of leaves so there are going to be slippery spots and the rain you see through maryland and virginia heads our way into the afternoon. so let's get the kids ready. most of us dry out the door to school and work. but you need the umbrella later. a big warm-up today but after school activity, i know the sport, it's now basketball and swimming and some soccer though. mess. and for the weekend, oh, man, we're all going to be bundled up, high on saturday just 50. high on sunday just in the 40s. >> wow. >> and at least some sunshine. >> yeah, it will be brighter. >> yeah, guest past the rain. yeah, brake lights. it's about construction blocked here two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx at bronx river parkway. delay wax to the george washington bridge.
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and new jersey, we have route 21 closed northbound between park avenue and route 3 due to an accident. if you stick with route 7, it will be a smoother ride. and a live look at another accident we have been following on the fdr drive, contributing to the southbound delays at 71st street. one lane is blocked. and this combined with regular rush hour commuter delay, heavier traffic that extends back to 135th street. so stick to the west side highway if you can. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> thank you. time for the cbs 2 wfan sports update. the nets were looking to do something they haven't done all season, win two in a row. >> hmm. a hair-raising experience. that's right, that's lin-sanity right there. saw that during the knicks and i was like, what is he doing? nets shot, 51%. moving on up. nets by four at the break. baby steps from the nets who scored their highest point tote of the season but the momentum started to shift down the stretch. never good.
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eight-point lead in the 4th and the hair looks amazing. >> yeah, still standing. >> and young led brooklyn with 27 and 8 but missed an easy gimme. 116-111 the final score. the secret of carly simon's classic is revealed. >> let's bring back alex denis with more on the man who inspired the song. >> so it's been a musical mystery that has stumped fans for decades. you're so vain you probably think this song is about you -- you you're so vain. >> well, simon has finally revealed that the major star she's taking a dig at, the second verse is about actor but simon says beatty believes the whole song is about him. simon says the song is about three different men and right
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now, she has no plans to reveal the other identities. >> okay, so james taylor is an ex but she has been linked to other men, mick jagger included. >> i don't want to give away his name but a man i worked for years ago paid a lot of money at a secret auction to find out who the song was written about. it's one of the earliest song memories. >> can you tell the secret? >> no. >> do you know? >> no, no, no. that was part of the deal. do not tell. >> okay. interesting. well, another song here, car pool karaoke on "the late late show" last night. the surprise passenger in the passenger seat, justin bieber. i will fight forever to make it right >> still learning the words to that one. the ride ended up in a spot where bieber buys a lot of his clothes. james corden went ahead and tried the bieber make-over.
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it's not clear if he pulled it off. aisle leave that up to you. oh, no, that is bieber's outfit. >> going put that on. come on. >> there it is. >> he gets a hard time, bieber does for a lot of stuff he does. he's a funny kid. >> yeah, he plays along. can laugh at himself. >> got a good sense of humor. coming up, calling out christie. >> is this what he wants to see happen to people? is this what he wants to see happen to children? >> hear how the governor responded to mayor de blasio's challenge about syrian refugees. plus, two nypd officers take down a man after he at that tacks a tourist in california. -- he attacks a tourist in california. and two women arrested for sexual assault for twerking. and the victim is saying there's much more to the story.
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good morning everyone. i am chris wragge. >> and i am mary calvi. let's get to janelle burrell live in times square with more for us. >> reporter: police are being more cautious than usual. just a few minutes ago, they had a k-9 unit come out and inspect our camera equipment this morning but they say the new video is simply a scare tactic. >> the people of new york city will not be intimidated. >> reporter: mayor de blasio in times square late last night franked by police commissioner bill bratton, surrounding by officers with high-powered gun, a show of defiance against threats by isis directed at new york city. >> no city in america that is better prepared to defend and protect against a terrorist attack. >> reporter: cbs 2 news is choosing not to show the isis propaganda video that surfaced showing a suicide bomber along with old images of the times square area, raising concern among many just days after the attacks in paris. >> you never know when just like they didn't know when.
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i would say we're very concerned. so everybody's watching. >> quite frankly, there's nothing new about that video. new york obviously remains one of the top terrorist targets in the world. >> reporter: police commissioner bill bratton and the mayor re-emphasizes there are no credible threats. >> there is no specific and credible threat against new york city. so it's crucial that people go about their normal business recognizing the nypd is providing extraordinary protection to the people of the city, 35,000 members strong. >> reporter: the message from police, remain vigilant but not afraid. >> they seek to create fear. they seek to intimidate. we will not be intimidated, and we will not live in fear. >> reporter: and during this very busy holiday season that we're approaching here in the city, they are urging everybody to report anything they see that may be suspicious. reporting live this morning from times square, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> all right. thank you.
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time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> oh, look at that, see a little bit more in the way of some mid level and low clouds out there. today is use less stuff day but don't forget to use the umbrella. you will need it later. even if it's dry out the door and feeling great with up ther 50s, right around 60. and rain is on the way. it's taking its time. again, you can see the echo movement of the showers from south to north. it's front that moves in from west to east. so you have to wait for the process to take hold. and really gets busy this afternoon. that's the concern. even as early as lunchtime in the city, you're already in the 60s. we're almost there now. but the afternoon hour, those busy hours where we will see more in the way of some rain. heavy at times and gusty wins as well. mild but challenging. so make sure you have the rain gear. and you factored it into the way you get around, right, alex denis? >> you're right. the evening commute is going to give you a headache but right now, change, route 21 in new jersey is closed northbound.
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between park avenue and route 3, there's an accident. but stick to route 7 through the area and you should have a smoother ride. and we also have two lanes blocked on bronx parkway. delays back to the george washington bridge. you can see for yourself what you're up against, a 20 minute wait to toll plaza but the lincoln not much better. and there's a 20 minute delay, and 15 minute at the holland. and an accident on the fdr drive southbound at 71st street. stick to the west side highway. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. if your travels take to you the eight, everything on or close to schedule at jfk, laguardia and newark liberty. forensic teams are trying to determine the identities of two people killed in a raid in paris yesterday. one suspect was killed as police fired over 5,000 rounds of ammunition.
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after detonating an explosive vest. eight others were arrested. france's president is calling on the u.s. to intensify the fight against isis. he will meet with president barack obama in washington, d.c. next week. >> it's going to be a multi- year task. we are not going to be able to fully succeed in eliminating their safe havens until we have a political settlement of some sort in syria. >> president francois hollande is working with lawmakers to extend an emergency order for three months. today republicans in congress will push for fbi background checks and other precautions for all syrian refugee looking to set until the u.s. the issue has sparked a war of words between mayor bill de blasio and new jersey governor chris christie. marcia kramer has the story. >> reporter: actor and disgust, mayor de blasio summing up his
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feelings about chris christie's position on syrian refugee, slamming the new jersey governor by holding up a picture seen around the world, a soldier carrying the lifeless body of a toddler who drowned as his family fled for freedom. >> i would like to know what governor christie says about this. this is the cost of not bringing in people who are innocent victims. is this what he wants to see happen to people? is this what he wants to see happen to children? we don't accept that in new york. >> reporter: on monday night, governor chris christie said if he were preponderate, he would not allow refugees into the country, not even orphans under five years old. >> we need to put the safety and security of the american people first. >> reporter: the mayor reminding christie of the statue of liberty that stands between new york and new jersey in the harbor. >> i find it hypocritical for anyone to say let us shut our borders.
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reporters to this tweet from the governor, at de blasios, wouldn't expect anything less from a liberal politician more interested in making headlines than protecting the american people. >> remember isis said we want to exploit the refugee process to infiltrate the west. >> reporter: the president called the bill offensive. >> they're victimsover this terrorism. apparently they're scared of widows and orphans, coming into the united states of america as part of our tradition of compassion. >> city officials say that so far a it total of eight syrian refugees have been relocated here in new york city. new information on a deadly hit-and-run case here in brooklyn. we know the identity of the woman police say was mowed down and left to die on the streets. andrea grymes joins us live with more. >> reporter: two pedestrians were actually killed here in the neighborhood within hours
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incidents last night, including that hit-and-run that happened on the street here behind me. police have identified the victim as 66-year-old sofiya ostrovskaya. they say she was crossing the street last night when a dark colored car speeding up the street at bay 35th street ran through the red light and hit her. the bumper struck her, forcing her into the air before she landed on the roadway. one man who lives nearby saw paramedics trying to save her. >> very upsetting. knowing that my mother is that age and with all that's going on in the city with people, something like that could happen to her. >> reporter: the woman later died at the hospital. police say the driver who hit her kept going and left the scene. and now the second accident that happened a few hours later, just a few blocksway from here, police say a 61-year- old man was crossing bay parkway mid-block when a car hit him.
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the scene but was arrested for being unlicensed. reporting live this morning in bath beach, brooklyn, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. happening today, former subway pitchman jared fogle will be sentenced today on sex crime and child pornography charges. he admitted to paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography. prosecutors want him sentenced to 12.5 years. n prison. it is now -- years in prison. in the right place at the right time. two nypd officers bring an attacker to the ground along a famous street in california. plus, video of a rescue in brooklyn after a rope snaps and sends a man plummeting below. looks like i just had some girl twerking on me and called the police. that's not what happened at all. >> a middle schoolteacher is telling his side of the story after the video of two women
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viral. it's a little merky this morning, rain coming in but it's warm. >> very mild. don't forget it's great american smokeout day. it's always the thursday before thanksgiving. quit smoke, show the people that you love them and break the habit. and this is good news, international men's day. wow. we finally get a day and it's raining. and it's also gettiesburg address was given on this day. equal opportunity day. and have a bad day day. but don't have a bad day, have a prepared day. get ready for it and leave extra time. appropriate footwear because there will be puddles. cloudy and 59, winds out of the
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south predominantly. that's why it's nice and mild from staten island through queens and brooklyn up into bronx. it's 59 in jersey city. 52348 the hampton, compared to yesterday, it's 24 degrees warmer out the door. you feel it but it's damp. and we're just waiting the the record rain. 64 -- waiting for the rain, 64, over 10 degrees above normal. and waiting for the rain. intensifying this afternoon. potential totals and the concern for us, some localized flooding. this is through the event into friday morning. inch to 1.5 inches. maybe more depending on where lines set up. make sure you're ready for that. and timing it out for you by lunchtime, seeing showers, it's into the afternoon. and even into the evening and through the evening where we have the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm too. so be smart, we need the rain. just make sure you're ready for it. and let's get you ready for the ride with alex denis.
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and plan ahead now because we have problems in new jersey. this may affect your ride, police activity has at least one lane blocked on the northbound side of the turnpike. in the car lanes at exit 13 but there's a four-mile delay getting to the area. so traffic is back to exit 11. stick with the truck lanes too and navigate through the area more smoothly. and also, route 21 closed northbound between park avenue and route 3 due to an accident. route 7 is your alternate there. and earlier problems on the cross bronx have left us with a 30 minute delay at the george washington bridge. and a 20 minute wait at the lincoln and holland for you. and there's also an accident into the city on the fdr drive southbound. and it's at 71st street. and we have a lane blocked but this combined with regular rush hour traffic. delays back to 135th street. so suggest heading over to the west side highway. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. a frightening encounter in bronx. police are looking for a man
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who sprayed a woman in the face with an unnobody substance and then threw her to the ground before fleeing with her purse. it happened tuesday as the victim exited the elevator. a worker is being treated for serious injuries morning after the rope he was -- injuries morning after the rope he was -- injuries this morning after the rope he was tethered to snapped. the worker was in the process of running cable into an electrical vault when the yellow rope broke. the worker fell nearly 30 feet down into an mta transit substation. he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. the mta has not commented saying it's an ongoing investigation. and a close call for two yesterday. their scaffold got stuck 22 floors up on the 5th avenue and 37th street building. firefighters cut through the double pane glass and they were taken in safely. they were trapped for about an hour. fire officials blame an electrical problem.
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two nypd detectives couldn't leave work behind in los angeles. >> yeah, they saw and stopped a stabbing in progress on hollywood's walk of fame. >> all of a sudden, i heard screaming. so i turned around and i saw some guy running up the stairs. >> reporter: an afternoon at one of los angeles' busiest tourist spots turned from casual to chaotic. police say a russian man was standing with his wife and two children at a mall on hollywood boulevard when he got into an argument with another man police describe as transient. and then the confrontation turned violent. >> he was trying to stab him. he stabbed him or something with the tip of the knife. >> reporter: police say the man stabbed the tourist multiple times in the neck and face. that's when two office-duty new york city police officers who happened to be in the area stepped in. one pulled out a gun. >> they told him to lay down on the ground, drop the knife and that's it. they got him. one stood on his hands. and it took the police maybe five more minutes to get here.
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man was arrested and the tourist survived but it was a shock for the family. >> the thing i felt bad for, he had two little girls with him. and they were watching all of it and the wife was stressing out. just imagine what it would be like. >> the l.a.p.d. confirms the new york officers were in california looking for a suspect and just happened to be there when the stabbing took place. >> all right. jersey city trying out a new emergency response system that uses cellphones and a team of volunteers to speed help where it's needed. it was developed in israel 10 years ago. when a call comes in, volunteers nearby are contacted by cellphone through the app. if they accept the assignment, progress using gps. the responders undergo 60 hours start. >> they are competent and their scales and we are confident that they'll be able to the deliver the best care before the ambulances arrive onscene. >> originated from concept that we understood that it's not ambulances that save lives,
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>> the current response time is about six. they hope to cut that in half next week. a man seen in a viral video being touched by two twerking called 911. the women seen in the video have been charged with sexual abuse after the incident at a shell station last month. the 40-year-old, a local middle schoolteacher says the popular video doesn't show the whole story. he says he feared for his life. followed me. the one in the readdress, jumped in front of me, -- the r ed dress, jumped in front of me the car. >> he says he drove away and into the car wash. he says the women followed him >> wow. the time is now 6:48. we have seen the fdny calendar. well, new york's bravest may have some competition. cooling up, the latest new yorkers featured in another calendar. and a big storm system
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bringing strong winds to some parts and snow in others is headed our way. we have your weather and traffic on the 2s coming up. but first, otis livingston with this morning's sports update. good morning everyone. ryan back at jet's practice yesterday. first time since thumb surgery on friday. says he's going to play sunday in houston. and nets get stung by the hornets and fall to 2-10 on the season.
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tampa to face the lightning. well the clean-up is underway in northwest kansas after a storm dumped up to 20 informs of snow. blizzard conditions led to travel delays and power outages yesterday. in colorado, the problem was hurricane-forced winds. the national weather service recorded gusts up to 100 miles per hour near boulder. brought down power lines. now the same system is headed our way? >> yes, but it's going to be a weakened. -- to be weakened. boy, the video, you can look at a number on a map but when you see that. wind will fill in but nothing that intense. high dew points and temperatures just a wee bit cooler and 59. and overall, temperatures are running above normal. and 519 warmer than in the afternoon. and here it come, here's the
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so should be okay for the morning rush. but a chance for rain will continue into-day and then the wind fills in. and busiest period is going to be the afternoon rush and into the evening and could see an isolated thunderstorm. what do we see right now? a busy morning commute for the morning ride and the afternoon. we have police activity that has a lane blocked on the northbound turnpike in the car lanes at exit 136789 there's about a four mile delay back to exit 11. so you will want to stick with the truck lanes for a smoother ride. and in new jersey, route 21 closed northbound between park avenue and route 3. stick with route 7 there. and also as you make your way into the city, no relief on the fdr drive southbound at 71st street. a crash has the lane blocked. and this combined with regular rush hour delay, now sitting in traffic back to 135th street. stick to the west side highway. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and remember, be safe, don't text and drive. mary, back to you. >> thank you. if you're looking for a new calendar for next year, how about one featuring the most
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dashing drivers. >> hey, now. >> the 2016 taxi drivers calendar, yes, it's now available. it spotlights 12 of the most charming and good humored yellow cabbies. they cost about $15. a portion of the proceeds go to a manhattan charity that helps thousands of immigrant families. >> it's a good cause. the leaves -- it's okay. everybody can have a calendar. and "cbs this morning" right now, norah o'donnell and charlie rose with a preview down stairs. >> good morning. we are on your big story. we will talk with police commissioner bill bratton about the new isis video that references new york city. >> plus, we're in paris with the latest on the hunting for the attack's suspected leader. and how hackeries taking aim at isis. >> and george lucas tell us why he is keeping his distance from the new star wars movie. all of that and more. the news is back in the morning and we will see you in a few minutes.
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>> all right. looking forward to it.
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before you go next. here's what you need to know before you go. mayor bill de blasio and police commissioner bill bratton are telling new yorkers be aware
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but don't be afraid. that follows the release of an isis videoing images of times square. 500 officers are being added to counterterrific duty. police a a driver killed a woman in bath beach. they say she was crossing near bay path street last might when she was struck. and police are looking for the driver of a black nissan with front-end damage. as of midnight, airport cleaning workers began a one- day strike. they want new contracts with medical benefits and wages of $15 an hour. pilots, flight attendants and in-house baggage happeneders are not involved. uber can help with a flu shot. customers can use the app to request a ride and request a shot. a nurse in an uber car will show up and give you an injection for $10. and let's head to alex denis. >> interesting.
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traveling this morning, tons of red never a good sign. northbound here on the turnpike in the car lanes at exit 136789 there's about a four mile -- exit 13. there's about a four mile delay. so stick with the truck lanes around this. an accident at 71st street. this combined with regular rush hour delays, now back to 145th street. and stick to the west side highway. a smoother ride for you. and john, you don't have good news either? it's good news in the sense that we need the rain but it's going to slow you down this afternoon. dry roads replaced by wet roadways, sidewalks and driveways. it's light rain by midday. and rolling in from west to east. so that's going to be the pattern. and that's when we see the busy conditions with the wind and rain rolling in. the afternoon rush, the challenging part and then after a mild one, oh, get ready for quite a drop this weekend. >> thank you so much. another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thank you for watching. i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. "cbs this morning" is up next.
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