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have a happy new year. . live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. this was the scene in time's square's one million revelers welcome in the new year. a far cry from a few short hours ago, crews are hard at work clearing streets. it is 4:30. 41 degrees. >> i have terrible vision. >> you have to look closely. it is friday, the first day of 2016. good morning happy new year. >> welcome to cbs 2 news this morning, chris and mary are off. we want to start with the forecast of the new year.
forecast, happy new year. a gorgeous day to start. temperatures above normal. i hope everybody appreciated that. right now it is dry a couple clouds moving on through however we are seeing scattered snow showers, the situation a lot different a little windy. 41 degrees with cloudy skies west northwesterly up to 13- mile per hour. we're talking about sustained wind speeds here, a little breezy. a wider perspective, showers through parts of erie and jefferson counties. seeing a little bit of a break in the clouds as a high pressure system does influence most of the east coast sitting over the tennessee valley. hour by hour forecast, starting at 9:00 a.m. feel like 35, the actually temperatures. 45 by 3 p.m., upper 30s.
once again, cloudy skies keep in mind conditions for today well above normal for this time of the year, we'll see you in just a bit with my full forecast. >> thank you very much. it is a officially 2016. new york city ushered in the new year with the biggest celebration in the world. cbs 2 janelle joins us live from time's square. you remember you were there early please tell me you didn't stay, was it an all nighter for you? >> not quite, did manage to get a nap in there. good morning alex and cindy, happy new year, still a few stragglers, mostly the sanitation crews are cleaning up the huge mess left behind as nearly 1 million people together ring in the new year. a moment shared by more
the celebration like none other. >> it feels really good. it is going to be a good year! >> what do you think? >> fantastic. >> mayor deblasio hitting the button for the 12,000-pound ball. and people from around the world ring in 2016 together. grace, ready for a brand new year. also in the crowd, 6,000 uniforms and under cover officers. security has been great, thank you for the extra measures you've gone through, this is an awesome experience. >> one of the biggest new year's party of course leaves behind one of the biggest messes. season station crews on site as soon as the revelers clearedded out, as the planning now begins for next year's party. >> it was amazing!
>> now crews are still out here at this hour collecting garbage, that was left behind here last night the tally not in for this year, last year they collected about 48-tons of garbage after ringing in the new year. reporting live this morning from time's square. cbs 2 news. thank you. also new this morning, a man was found dead pinned under an elevator on the lower east side, police arrived at the scene after midnight at broom street investigators identified the victim as 25-year-old steven hewitt brown of the bronx, the nypd is still investigating. germany rang in with terror, police warned them after -- the attack reportedly involved suicide bombers. the festivities went out with
and forced new years eve celebrations for scaled off. instead of fireworks there was a 5 minute performance. and fireworks were canceled after the arrest of a terror suspect, he was taken into custody wednesday. federal prosecutors say the excon was planning to attack a rochester bar and arrested after buying knives and a machete. >> officials say 14 people have been hurt in a massive new year's eve fire at a building hours before a major fireworks show. one person reportedly suffered a heart attack during the evacuation. the fire at the 63 story hotel and apartment building happened year the tallest skyscraper. >> the heat was so intense it was unbelievable. people started to panic crushing each other trying to
over railings. >> as first we thought it was a small fire they could contain it, then it quickly escalated. it is one of the world's most largers fireworks displays. two teenagers from flatbush accused of a violent attack have been arrested the suspect 17-year-old eldwin and 19baskin were led away in handcuffs at the 66th precinct hate last night. the teens were caught on camera punching and kicking a mid-win man of avenue n. they say they stole his wall enand cell phone. >> we must stand up and fight our community. >> the teens have been charged with robbery in the second
new york service member killed in afghanistan is honored as a wake on long island. louis arrivedded at the air national guard base in west hampton, served his wife and young daughter to a ceremony paying tribute to his heroism. >> louis refused to compromise the safety of his fellow of his wife and his daughter, that, people, is heroism. he was one of 6 americans killed in a suicide bombing. the viewing continues at the funeral home. he'll home -- and bill cosby says friends and fans, thank you.
on a sexual assault charge on wednesday. the 78-year-old comedian is accused of assaulting andrea constant in 2004. he is now free on bail. actor wayne rogers starting in mash died. he died yesterday los angeles, he played trapper john for the first three seasons and had a role on murder she wrote. and the native became a money manager and investor. wayne rogers was 82 years old. 5:38 still to come a look at the top movies from this past year. >> we all do it. make all kinds of resolutions what ones can we keep? we take a closer look. will this be the last weekend coaching for tom coughlin? erika? conditions for today will be a little bit warmer than normal we're looking at our vortex radar, we're picking up
forecast. . it is 4:41. a live look at the empire state building welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning. this baby let out his very first crews, born just as the clock struck midnight weighing 7 pounds 1 ounce. >> that's my favorite story, who is that little baby? time now is almost 4:42. traffic and weather on the 2. here is erika. >> it was pretty nice i hung out, had some dinner and came right to work, how about you guys? >> you didn't sleep?
>> we were fast asleep. >> we were. >> i'm glad. hope you got enough sleep for all three of us. conditions for today ladies are going to be pretty mild, slightly above normal. certainly nothing that impressive. weather watchers, certainly appreciate everybody that participated, current temperatures, 48 degrees, and he is talking about cloudy sky conditions and that's pretty much going to be the story for much of the day even though we will see a few breaks in those clouds. happy new year wishing you a happy and tranquil 2016 and perhaps i'll get some sleep like these ladies. daniel talking about those temperatures in the upper 30s, mid to upper 30s, cloudy skies and wishing us happy new year, cbs weather watcher, we certainly appreciate that. a live look outside over at the empire state building, conditions again are cloudy and currently 41 degrees with west northwesterly 13 miles per hour. we're also observing clouds
for most of the day, soheadlined sun and clouds as the day progresses, wind speeds be pick up just a little bit. looks like light flurries for parts of up state new york, the suburbs coldest air so far this week into next week, expect much cooler temperatures and that's a wrap for 2015 on september 8th we had the warmest day of the year, 97 degrees. the coldest 2 degrees on february 20th. and currently temperatures are mild, white plains, 38 degrees, sparta, 37 and low 40s. picking up on the thick clouds even though we have that high pressure system influencing us and a low pressure system just offshore. some lake effect snow moving through parts of up state new york so again nothing major going on here but we have those clouds and those breezes, cooler air slipping on down from the northwest and as we take a look what to expect over
have some sunshine in the mix and then some cooler temperatures today and tomorrow and in fact, through sunday, so today temperatures are going to top out in the mid-40s with those west northwesterly winds and then we have tonight, 32 degrees as the expected over night low. tomorrow we also have a decent day in the forecast more sunshine, 42 degrees and your extended forecast looks like this. 42 on saturday, 43 on sunday, the upper 30s on monday. 45 on tuesday and then 42 on wednesday. so we do have those cooler temperatures for this weekend but no worries there we're going to see dry conditions and then tracking the potential for some snow showers and about another week and a half or so. back to you. erika, thank you very much. on money watch, stocks are mixed as they take a day off to celebrate the new year, the ball couldn't drop fast enough for investors who saw the worst
the markets continuing their downward spiral, dropping 179 points, lost 58. the s&p 500 down 19. this sunday could mark the end of an era in new york giants football with no chance of the play offs many speculate the head coach will be fired. we have more on the em battled head coach. >> let's stick with the game. he's been deflecting questions for weeks now it begs another question, was this the last time tom coughlin would have a practice, after three straight losing seasons and four years without a play off experience, coughlin is sitting on flames but you would never know by the way he's handled himself. >> this is the 16th game of the season and that's where i'm focused on. i won't let myself go in those other directions, because we have a job to do. >> he's been here 12 years and won two of the most memorable
>> the giants are the most improbable win, won super bowl xlii! he'll win in the eleventh place all time for coaching wins with 171. one behind a legendary bill parsells. he is the only coach in the nfl. >> he wants to go out there and worry about playing football, having our mind on our assignments our job our practices. don't worry about me or my situation, let's prepare ourselves to playing an outstanding football game. preparing for sunday's game against the eagles and the fans are planning to send the coach off. i appreciate he's done for the giants. it was great what he did got to move on. >> go home. celebrations around the world. london england ran in with an impressive fireworks display over the big ben clock tower
while most lowered the ball, leave it to indianapolis to rev up the celebration by lowering an indy race car setting off fireworks and streamers. no other way. in turkey, and to celebrate with fireworks and musical performances. the ball has dropped the confetti has settled now it is time to settle on a resolution. >> mark morgan has some ideas and advice. >> i'm a cigarette smoker and it is very addictive and i've been saying i'm going to quit for years, i just know it is going to be hard this year. >> it is that time. and we all have new year's resolutions, we would love to keep. but sometimes we set the bar too high. >> you just never hit those goals, or never are like living up to them week by week and you just fall on your butt and it is not worth it.
words no or never, and narrow it down. the typical resolution is much too broad. >> you must make a resolution that is extremely specific. if you way you want to lose weight, which is okay everybody wants to, set a specific goal. i am going to eat healthier and weigh 5 pounds less. see, that is a little different than saying i'm going to lose weight. we asked several revellers which resolutions they did not want to commit too. definitely going to the gym every day, i would love to sit here and say that but it is not going to happen. >> i will probably not go to a gym, i will rest on my laurels and then go to a gym. i know i am not going to stop procrastinating i'm a big procrastinator, i know i'm not going to try to do that. >> she says make your resolution positive, clear and achievable or like christina of
>> definitely not lose weight. happy new year. >> and good luck. mark morgan, cbs 2 news. i kind of like everything that those people said . i like the procrastination. oh little baby's coming. i'm excited about that. time is 4:49 still to come for new year's celebrations around the world. an act of kindness in the sky. and we break down the block busters and potential award winning films of the past year,
>> happy new year. conditions are mild. we have slightly cooler temperatures in the works. here is a look at our radar, picking up on thick clouds, a high pressure system does influence the eastern seaboard, so that's the good news there, we have a low pressure system offshore, conditions are a little bit warmer than normal. nothing that impressive lake effect snow move through parts of jefferson county, we're seeing a painly dry day. with exception of a few clouds as the day progresses, coming up i have what to expect for the seven day and beyond that because some models are hinting at the possibility of more snow. lovely. we were able to enjoy. up. >> a long island couple is raising the efforts of a flight attendant, flying from florida
their 9 month old got a little fussy. he didn't want to sit still when his parents started to panic flight attendant took the child and just calmed him down this picture show it is baby in his arms. >> it was something so small, meant something to me. >> we had a little quiet time, enjoyed watching him go up and down the aisles saying hi to everybody. >> he was easy to love. >> what a personality right? after learning home the parents posted a message thanking her for her kindness and shared all over social media. >> i love it. as a parent that's been on a plane with a child you can probably relate to this. please, please, please.
live fireworks and lit up the sky. in baltimore people packed the amphitheater to ring in 2016. several bands kept the party going at 9:00, the mayor led the count down ahead of a fireworks spectacular. fireworks were set off all over boston harbor at midnight, thousands gathered in the city square unofficially as first night the event now in its 40th year includes lights displays and ice sculptures. with the awards seasons around the corner experts are weighing in on the biggest award contenders. some may not be the most familiar title. jill has more. >> nothing will stand in our way. >> reporter: there is no doubt about it, star wars the force awakens is the biggest movie of the year. this is a film that crushed box office records. highest thursday night preview, biggest friday ever. biggest opening weekend ever.
million broke the $208 million record, previously held by jurassic world. analysts are predicting that star wars is on pace to become the highest grossing movie of all time in order to do that it has to beat both titanic and avatar. >> just when you didn't think it could get any better. other movies furious seven. avengers and wait for it, minions, believe it or not, minions topped the billion dollars worldwide this year too. >> when a priest pays attention to you, you feel special. spotlight, which are predicting will win best pictures based upon a group of journalists from the boston globe who uncovered a sex abuse scandal. >> other fills include mad max. >> a mother and son held
they plan to escape. >> there are no accidents. >> carol is another movie high on awards watched list this stars kate and rudy as two women who fall for each other. >> both are going to be nominated for academy awards. >> we need to catch up on some of those. 4:58 still ahead, the celebration to bring in 2016 going off without a hitch we look how time's square was cleared out over night. is this the year to buy a new home? we look at the reasons why now
cbs begins in 90 seconds. . it is 5:00, 41 degrees on this friday, january first. the empire state building is still partying the new year starts off on a chilly note and it is going to stay that way for the next couple of days. good morning i'm alex dennis. welcome to cbs 2 news, chris and mary are off today happy new year. which means erika is in for john elliot. up first with our forecast. temperatures are pretty mild if you're celebrating that's good news there. we have clouds that will start to mix out.
everything dry at least along the local areas a couple clouds as i just mentioned thick right now but we'll start to break as the day progresses westerly, 13 miles per hour. so notice we are seeing a shift in those wind directions then we'll see cooler temperatures as that air starts to slide in place sliding down from the northwest. our regional image, picking up on clouds, a break later on today as the high pressure systems over the tennessee valley otherwise rain showers, heavier downpours moving through parts of the gulf state. temperatures nationally in cheyenne and salt lake city. single digits, 3 for you, in new york city, 40 degrees and we'll take that because we do have cooler temperatures on the way. alex and cindy, back to you. time's square rang in 2016 with the biggest new year's eve celebration in the world. 1 million people from all
watch the ball drop at midnight. janelle joins us from time's square. flash that great smile that you have, because you know you're always doing the news, and we always love that smile. >> it was a great night. amazing performances now is when the clean up is underway you can see some of the sanitation trucks here beyond me in the heart of time's square, tons and tons of garbage to clean up after that million plus people rang in 2016. >> three, two, one! ahhh! a moment shared by more than 1 million people, the celebration like none other. >> it feels really good, it is going to be a good year. >> what do you think? >> fantastic! we're ready for it!
the dissent of the 12,000-pound crystal ball. time's square showered with the storm of confetti as people around the world rang in 2016 together. >> ready for a brand new year. 6,000 uniform officers. >> this is one of the biggest new year's party in the world, of course leaves behind one of the biggest messes. sanitation crews on site as soon as the revelers cleared out leaving garbage left behind as the time beginning for next year's party. >> it is amazing! >> still quite a new stragglers getting back to their hotels after partying it up here last
we said still underway, the new york city sanitation department said they collected 48-tons of garbage after last year's celebration, still awaiting for over night. square. cbs 2 news. thank you very much. new year's celebrations around the world went off with no problems. the threat of terrorism led to tighter security than normal. don champion has more. >> jurymansgermans were under the close watch of officials. revelers were searched, in munich a different story. people were told to stay away from the train stations because of a serious and eminent threat by isis suicide bombers. the warning came hours before the country rang in the new year. and in brussels the party was canceled after the arrest of two men suspected of planning holiday attacks.
>> i think it is down to the threat of terrorism. i think we should just stand up and make everything happen. in paris, a city that saw two attacks from isis in 2015, celebrations were scaled back. france's defense minister tried reassuring people by greeting some of the 11,000 soldiers on duty yesterday. >> here in the u.s., in new york city, police were also on alert more than 6,000nypd officers made sure that time's square celebration went off without any problems. in rochester in up state new york the fireworks display was canceledded after the fbi arrested this man for allegedly plotting a new year's eve attack on a local bar charging documents allege he was an isis sympathizer, don champion, cbs news, new york. in california, officials say tighter security will be in place today during the annual rose bowl parade, up to 700,000 people are expected to take
celebrations in one of the world east gleaming cities a sky scaper went up in flames, cbs has more. massive flames raced up the side of the high-rise hotel apartment building, guests say fire alarms sent people racing to the exits. >> the heat was so intense outside, it was unbelievable and just people started to panic, crushing each other trying to get down the stairs and jumping over railings. one person died of a heart attack during the evacuation, 15 others were injured but so many people were able to make it out safely with many guests helping each other. >> there will be people running and having to put somebody on my back he was in a wheelchair. they were amazed how quickly the fire spread. >> at first we thought it was a small fire but quickly escalated and we have to get
the 63 story address hotel and condominium is located near the tallest skyscraper where tens of thousands gathered for a fireworks display to usher in the new year. incredibly the show went on as scheduled. >> it is absolutely surreal. i used to live on the 32nd floor and spent new year's eve at the address. >> the sprinklers were working, the cause of the fire is still not known. cbs 2 news. new this morning, a man was found dead pinned under an elevator on the lower east side. police arrived after midnight on broom street. identified him as 25-year-old steve brown, the nypd is still investigating. two teenagers from flatbush have been arrested. the suspects 17-year-old were led away last night.
caught on camera punching and kicking a man before 1:00 monday morning on avenue m. the teenagers then stole his wallet and cell phone. an assemblymen addressed the increase of attacks on the jewish community. >> we must stand up and fight this scourge of attacks, against our community. police say this attack does not appear to be a hate crime. the teens have been charged with robbery in the second degree and assault in the second degree. to the campaign 2016 trail for ben carson who begins without two top aides, the communications director both resigned yesterday, one questioning carson's readiness, labeling him a script leader,
released 5500 pages of hillary clinton's e-mails from her tenure, they were marked classified the democrat presidential front runner has come under fire for using a personal e-mail account that was stored on a private server at her home. the controversial speed detecting cameras seem to be doing their job. the city is reporting the number of tickets handed out to drivers who sped through school zones this year more than doubled that of 2014. more than 1 million drivers had to pay the $50 fine. the last of the 140 cameras were installed in september. a new year means new laws in the state of new york starting now the minimum wage for nonfast food workers is $9 ab hour. that's up from $8.75 last year, now up to $9.75 for fast food workers. changes are in effect for equal pay. men and women can be paid differently only because of training experience and other
plaintiffs who won a sexual discrimination case can have their fees waived and anyone convicted of trafficking will face tougher penalties, will be considered felonies and longer sentencing times. 5:09. still to come a look at more new year's celebrations from across the country. also this morning from social issues to political corruption convictions we take a look at the hot button topics in to 16. and ended scenarios in the northeast, will they be able to get the snow going in 2016? conditions won't get any better we do have a dry stretch over the next couple of days we'll talk about that and also talk about the possibility of snow perhaps getting here by
is a tribute to have the rise after the great fire. they say everything is bigger in texas. there was a big situation in dallas and fort worth, the crowds were dazzled with fireworks and lots of dancing and music. >> i know cindy you and i didn't have an opportunity to see fireworks. erika in for john! >> i literally just had dinner with friends, and came right to work. i wish i was a partier but i'm not. >> so i just had a little bit more fun than you guys. conditions for today, cindy and alex, we'll see slightly above normal temperatures, low 40s out there and lots of clouds but here is the deal. a major change as the day progresses so we'll see plenty of sunshine as the day goes on. currently we are seeing westerlies at about a 10 to 15- miles per hour. keep in mind it is going to be
the city. new year's day the warmest day so far on record. 62 degrees on 1966, a pretty warm day there and snow west day 9 inches, 1869. so our temperature trend for the next couple of days notice we're starting to decline, there is going to be a massive high pressure system sitting over canada that will influence the air ka keeping everything much cooler and a lot dryer. here is our regional perspective west to east, locally lots of clouds you can see a little bit of a break there in those clouds. i expect partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies for today. our future cast picking up on the break in those clouds, notice light snow showers for parts of up state new york otherwise here it is going to be dry for the next several days as that high pressure
today, 45 is the expected high, west northwesterly 10 to 15 miles per hour. so not too gusty but certainly breezy at times. and tonight, low 30s with those west northwesterly still sticking around and that is simply because that colder air is sliding in from canada. tomorrow we'll see low 40s, mostly sunny day, breezy that's going to trend for the next couple of days all though temperatures will start to get cooler as that cold front dips on down. here it is. our extended forecast showing 40s at least through sunday. upper 30s on monday over night lows below the freezing mark monday into tuesday, at 30 and then tuesday we're seeing mid-30s as the expected high. about right for this time of the year we climb just a little bit wednesday and thursday however the story after that is that models are really agreeing on the possibility of some snow that will affect us, i'd say between january 9th through the 11th so of course we'll keep
enjoy these milder conditions because we have colder temperatures by next week. back to you. >> thank you. as 2015 comes to a close we're looking back at some of the major political stories that made headlines in our area. marsha cramer has the political year in review. it was january 1st, andrew cuomo inaugurated governor, from albany to ground zero because the legendary 52nd governor of new york laid dying. >> my father is in this room. he is in the heart and mind of every person who is here, he is here and he is here. >> passed away just hours later. thousands packed the funeral, rows of police forming in honor guard, luminaries including bill and hillary clinton. >> in the end, it was not so
that spoke to us, but the eloquence of his life and the world is a sadder place today without him. thousands also and several other funerals for fallen cops, at the fabric of the city and created a political nightmare. they questioned the mayor's support. new yorkers questioned their safety. four cops killed in 11 months, rafael ramos, brian moore, randolph holder. >> what makes a police officer? is it courage? is it compassion? is it the calling? i would say to you, it is all of these. >> another sadness or rather a stain on the body politic. assembly speaker sheldon and a
>> our unfinished fight continues, you should stay tunedthe raves to place barack obama got off to a spirited start with candidates getting into the act. hillary clinton running as a democrat, the republican wanna- bees including chris christy, george pitaki and donald trump who caused quite disturbed that muslim be banned from entry into the country. >> i will build a great, great wall on our southern border and i will have mexico pay for that wall. >> here in new york, mayor deblasio through the inner circle railed against governor cuomo when he didn't get what he wanted from albany. >> there is kind of a deal- making that he engages in that i think obscures the truth. >> to the relationship where every turn even the city's response to legionnaires' disease, the governor found a
on homelessness something deblasio found difficult to eradicate, promising its own solution to delay the fears of residents, going to be in his january budget. that means the feud will continue into 2016. marsha cramer, cbs 2 news. time is 5:20. in the next half hour the new tools to fight drunk driving. from the mets to the jets we are looking at the top sports stories from the past year, this is cbs 2 news this morning. what makes this simple salad the best simple salad ever? heart healthy california walnuts. the best simple veggie dish ever? heart healthy california walnuts. the best simple dinner ever? heart healthy california walnuts.
. it is 5:22. take a look at the empire state building, the lights are dancing, like what do you mean? this is what they mean they are dancing! 40 degrees welcome back to cbs 2 news this mornings. earnings at ski resorts have gone downhill to the weather. some 70 resorts across the northeast closed the owners say they've never seen it this bad but hoping the season turns around. 5:23. let's see if we can get the answer, here is erika. we have a little bit of a break hopefully in another couple of days but it is going to be dry at least through next week. so headlines include sun and clouds for today a little bit of a chilly breeze, a few flurries for the northwest suburbs and colder temperatures
especially by next monday, and tuesday and otherwise we're seeing high pressure system dominating the area right now so keep in mind it is going to be dry but the good news is models are trending and favoring the possibility of some snow showers by about january 9th through the 11th i'll have more information in my full forecast back to you. erika, thank you. in sports, the islanders won the last game it will be alabama and clemson in the national championship game for college football this past year has been a thrilling one on the new yorksports scene making runs in several high profile changes, ottis livingston takes a look back. >> general manager and head coach ushering in a new era in jets football. >> there it goes! see ya! home run number 661!
next time you see williams. and his teammates could not be more joyous. >> the u.s. wins the 2015 world cup! >> thank you guys so much, we love you new york city! headed to the eastern conference final! see ya! he did it in style! he joins a 3,000 hit club with a home run. >> the newest member of monument park. this is absolutely amazing, number 20 retires, is a dream come true. bernie williams!
is what dreams are made of. >> what a catch by odell beckham junior! >> a 37-year-old wait is over american pharaoh has won the triple crown! >> finally played their regular season at veterans memorial coliseum. >> there is a new sheriff and brooklyn is the new york islanders. >> how do you say, i'm going to prove you wrong? >> as the crowd continues to chant. daniel murphy has homered in 6 straight post season gamed nobody has ever done it before! >> i really can't explain it. >> how the mets play off hero joins the nationals. >> huge disappoint again.
the mets win the pennant! headed to the world series! the jets have won it in overtime! some great moments for fans in the area i should say some fans if you're not a giant's fan. >> that's true. time now 5:36. after the celebration here in the heart of time square now the clean up begins. and bill cosby is making comments on social media. if you don't own a home, 2016 could be the year to buy we take a look at the benefits.
this. . look at that. it is 5:30, and 40 degrees on this friday, january 1st, 2016. happy new year! a live look from time's square were all eyes are on the ball to ring in the new year, taking a look back on all the festivities in just a moment. chris and mary are off, we begin with a check of your forecast, erika is in for john elliot, we are celebrating 2016. we are!
>> exactly, they are having way more fun. we have conditions mild for today, cooler temperatures in the works so keep that in mind especially by next monday and tuesday, so westerly winds between 10 and 15 miles per hour a little breezy 40 degrees and our vortex radar, a massive high pressure system will start to develop over canada and that's going to keep conditions sunny mostly sunny at least for the next couple of days and very dry not seeing any possible snow showers in the forecast. at least not until i'd say the second week of january, right now we see some lake effect snow moving through parts of lewis county, locally those clouds will mix out and sunshine is on its way and hour by hour forecast, feeling like the mid-40s by 3 p.m., by 6 p.m., mid-30s. again, a mild day in the forecast, sunshine in the works those clouds will start to mix out so something to look
to the first day of the year. erika, thank you. >> all right it is officially 2016. >> new york city ushered in the new year with the biggest celebration in the world. janelle our resident partyer joins us live from time's square, hey, janelle. good morning to you alex and cindy, as soon as those partyers made it out of time's square the street sweepers made their way in, what a party it was, more than 1 million people packed into time's square, millions more watching all or around the world as new york ushered in 2016. >> three, two, one! a moment shared by more than 1 million people celebration like none other. >> it feels really good, going to be a good year. >> what do you think? >> fantastic.
mayor deblasio hitting the button triggering the descent of the crystal ball. time square showered withconfetti as people rang in 2016 together. >> ready for a brand new year. also in the crowd, 6,000 uniformed and under cover nypd officers. security has been great thank you nypd for the extra measures you've gone through this year, yeah, this is an awesome experience. >> one of the biggest new year's parties in the world leaves behind one of the biggest messes. sanitation crews on site as soon as the revelers cleared out clearing tons of confetti and garbage behind as the planning begins for next year's party. >> it is amazing! i'm so happy! >> back live you can see some of those sanitation trucks in action and also some of the
we're still waiting for the official tally last year the crews cleaned up about 48-tons of confetti and garbage after the celebration, reporting live, janelle, cbs 2 news. thank you very much janelle. germany rang in with fresh fears of terror, uncovered a quote, serious imminent threat by isis to pull off an attack. the attack reportedly involves suicide bombers. the festivities went on with no problems and so far, there have been no arrests. the terror attack last month in paris forced new year's eve celebrations to be scaled back there. there was a video performance. here at home, fireworks in west chester new york were canceled after the arrest of a terror suspect, 25-year-old emmanuel was taken into custody wednesday, federal prosecutors
attack a rochester bar. according to court documents he is a muslim convert who wanted to join isis governor cuomo says it is a reminder of the potential dangers. >> this fight against terrorism is front and center. either it gets worse before it gets better, good news is, we're up to it. investigators say he has a history of mental health problems. a new york service member killed in afghanistan is honoredat a wake on long island. the body of the staff sergeant arrived in west hampton where he once served. he escorted his young wife and daughter for a ceremony paying tribute to his heroism. >> that fateful day in afghanistan, lewis refused to compromise safety of his fellow warriors nor the future safety
that, people, is heroism incarnet. the viewing continues today at branch funeral home in miller place. he will be buried tomorrow at the calverton cemetery. and cosby says friends and family thank you. the 78-year-old comedian accused of drugging and sexual assaulting former temple 2004. the new year's holiday is notorious for drunk driving, 50 die in alcohol related crashes between midnight and 6 a.m. on january first nationwide. a lawmaker wants to mandate technology that could prevent such tragedies, tony shows us how. i just know in my heart how
hurt for me to tell my children that their father wasn't coming home. >> that father was glen, a cop killed by a drunk driver. , and now requiring dwi technology in all cars made in the u.s. >> sensors will measure your normal breathing at the touch of your fingertips if your blood alcohol content is above the legal limit, the car won't start. >> the new technology uses infared light to quickly detect drunk drivers. the alcohol detection system will measure the alcohol in a driver's blood in less than a second. >> congresswoman rice says the system uses the blood alcohol standard of .08 for most drivers but can be programs for zero tolerance for drivers under the age of 21. >> it is going to keep drunk drivers off the road and it is going to save lives. provides $176 million to perfect the technology. but the american beverage
against requiring it arguing moderate and social drinkers will be penalized while prices of new vehicles will be raised. >> saying it will cost too much money? mothers against drunk driving promised to lead the fight when congress reconvenes. cbs 2 news. congresswoman rice says if passed the legislation would require the new technology in all vehicles within 10 years. time is 5:38 coming up a disturbing trend among heart patients. we look back at the famous faces lost to the world in 2015 and the memories they left behind. >> uber reaches a milestone, how many have taken a spin with the car service. don't forget you can connect with us all morning long we are posting updates on
o0 . fireworks were set off over boston harbor, thousands gathered on new year's eve for the celebration known officially as first night. the event in its 40th year include lights displays and ice sculptures. time for a check on your forecast, in for john elliot. will we see temps in the future? we have much colder temperatures by monday, get ready to bundle up right now it is pretty mild. we're going to certainly appreciate that at least for now, we do have a high pressure system that is starting to influence the area so conditions are going to be very dry for the next couple of days, right now weather watchers once again love when you participate, 35 degrees, adam is from middletown new york telling us happy new year, talking about these cloud conditions right now and i believe he has a photograph here that i really like there. you see here those thick soupy clouds, we'll start to see that sun peek on through everything
in control. a look outside right now, all conditions are not that gray as far as sky conditions go, but we do have those mild temperatures and currently 40 degrees with westerlies at 13 miles per hour. our stories do include those dryer conditions at least for the next week or so, also cooler conditions by monday into tuesday. certainly the coldest conditions we felt so far. so here is a look at your set up here, we have a high pressure system sitting tight, chilly, but lots of sunshine for the next couple of days dry conditions, and it doesn't look like we're going to see a much presip at least not until the second week of january, so saturday, sunday, that's going to be the same story, and currently the tri-state area at 40, and trenton at 38 degrees, so again temperatures right now
perspective here notice the temperature gradient, darker blues from the northwest to the southeast telling us we have colder air sliding into place. and this tells us this story that colder air moving in by this weekend, certainly starting the next workweek, then we have that high pressure system holding so ski areas are going to suffer at least for one more week, but the good news is, the euro, the canadian showing the possibility of snow making it here by about the ninth through the 11th. your extended forecast looks like this. mainly in the 40s through sunday, upper 30s by monday, over night lows be ready to bundle up there especially early monday. tuesday morning really when the kids are going to school back to school we're seeing those temperatures dip below the freezing mark and look at this, tuesday into wednesday, 24 degrees, we warm up slightly by wednesday into thursday. so tracking the possibility of some snow after that, but at
days, it is very dry and then going to be very brisk by next monday. all right thank you. actor wayne rogers who starred in the show mash had died. he died yesterday in los angeles of complications from pneumonia. he played trapper john in mash. and had a role in murder she wrote. and he became a money investigator. we sadly lost famous public figures who left us with many memories. include actors athletes, musicians and politicians. >> people and the passion of belief, are still more important than money. >> new year's day, 2015, three- term new york governor passed away the same day his son andrew was sworn in.
>> to be invited to serve thiarchdiocese. archbishop of the 2 million catholics for 9 years was appointed by pope the second. wounded by war on their way home. bob simon worked for 47 years serving as a foreign reporter and 60 minutes correspondent. he earned more than 40 rewards and 27 emmys he was respected as a reporter's reporter. >> we're sitting in. a leader of the civil rights movement, once a student of dr. martin luther king jr. he spoke out against the draft and war and.
entertainment star trek leonard passed away at 83. >> brooklyn native anne mira first became famous making us laugh alongside with her husband. appeared in roles on stage and tv. the mother of actor director ben stiller was 85. tony winner roger reese died of cancer several weeks after his opening in the visit. he was 71. the actor and director was known for his versatility and many reoccurring roles on tv shows like cheers. >> omar died at the age of 83 the egyptian born actor starred in funny girl. >> thrill is gone away. >> electric blues bb king was 89 when he died, remembered for influencing a generation of musicians here and abroad he
his famed guitar he called lucille. >> singer song writer ben e king was 86 and percy sledge who sang when a man loves a woman was 74 when he died. >> and maestro was 88 when he died december 19th. the german conductor was known for reviving the new york orchestra after he took the baton. >> hall of famer passed away at the age of 84. gifford was a fan favorite for the new york giants for 12 years before his second award winning career as a tv sports caster. >> number 8. and new york yankee's legend lawrence peter known as yogi passed away in september at the age of 90.
the yankees win 10 world championships and last sunday, long time harlem globetrotter died at 83. the skilled ball handler and comedian known as the clown prince of basketball played with a team for 24 years. in today's money watch, apple closes out the year in the red. >> uber marks a major milestone, cbs 2 brian web has more. >> apple inc finished down 4% down since 2008. shared a fifth of their value after reaching a high point of $134 in april. this year's declines wiped out 5 57 million, still worth $950 billion. the markets will be closed for new year's day thursday the
the white house is reportedly preparing to impose the first financial sanctions on iran since the two countries forged a nuclear agreement last july. reports say the planned action is directed at nearly a dozen companies and individuals in iran, hong kong for the alleged role in developing the ballistic missile bulletin. and uber gave its 1 billionth ride in london. the ride sharing company started in san francisco 5 and a half years ago, the 1 billion's rider will get a year's worth of free uber rides the driver will get a vacation to any uber city of his choice. that is your money watch report for more log onto cbsmoneywatch.com. maybe they'll choose to visit here, right? coming up is 2016 your year to purchase a home? we've got the top reasons why you should buy. your glass of wine could
[screaming] stop the texts. stop the wrecks. visit us at stoptextsstopwrecks.org. . fireworks helped usher in the new years tens of thousands of people celebrated outside the temple with live music and fireworks that lit up the sky. time for a check on your forecast. erika is in for john elliot. >> well, cindy and alex we have a dry stretch of weather for the next couple of days we're talking about the ski resorts needing snow, doesn't look like that's going to happen. but what to expect for the
mainly lots of sunshine cooler temperatures by next monday into tuesday, especially those over night lows monday into tuesday and tuesday into wednesday. we should see about 5 inches of snow so far, however, that's not the case el nino is all to blame of course but as i mentioned earlier in my full forecast we talked about the potential of snow showers getting here by about january 9th through the 11th. it looks like a series of lows. current temperatures around the area white plains at 38, edison, and sparta upper 30s for you tracking the cooler temperatures that are due here by next monday, as a cold frontsettles into place also do have that high pressure system keeping conditions very dry. cindy, back to you. thank you very much. erika. new government data finds a troubling trend among heart patients, deaths related to
rise, the centers for disease control and prevention say it first noted an increase in 2012. heart failure is a contributing cause in nearly 310,000 deaths a year, the rate was higher for men than women. a possible break through in the fight against muscular distrophy, they developed a jean editing technique that they say may stop md from progressing, md, which is the most common form of muscular distrophy can lead to premature death. if your place is a little too cramped or if you're apartment neighbors sound like a parade of elephants you may want to think about moving especially if rent prices soar in the new year.
>> 2016 might just be your year, rock bottom mortgage rates are on the way out, so 2016 could be a great chance to lock in the rate of a lifetime if rates keep rising number two expect home prices to rise more slowly. prices have been soaring the past few years but tracker says you can expect them to rise 3.5%. and easing the inventory crunch. number three, new homes on the market next year, builders are focusing on starter and mid--range houses and the perhaps the best reason to buy a home, soaring rent prices going up. so that means buying is a much better bargain.
fewer bidding wars for perspective home buyers. >> according to bloomburg more single women could be buying homes in 2016 because of higher incomes. we like that! >> you're welcome ladies! >> look at the temperatures. temperatures are going to be mild we're going to see lots of 40s, at least through monday, but then heads up, monday, tuesday wednesday, colder temperatures in place. especially those over night lows guys so make sure you bundle up the kids early in the morning. bundle up yourself and still enjoy the day nonetheless. some people are saying finally. >> felt like winter. time now is 5:56 still ahead the morning after the worldwide celebration. we are live from time's square where the ball dropped were more than a million celebrated. do you have trouble following your new year's resolution like working out? find out what you could do to make sure this year, it sticks,
happy new year, a live look from time's square, where just six hours ago it was packed with more than a million people. good morning i'm alex dennis. chris wragge and mary calvi are off. here is a look at the stories we are having for you this morning. that's right, happy new year, the ball dropped and the confetti poured, celebrations in time's square & the world. we'll take a look at the festivities around the world. and the happy new year was toned down as security alert was on the rise around the world. terror threats, and an arrest in up state new york. >> it is absolutely surreal, i used to live on the 32nd floor and spent new year's eve at the address. a towing inferno, a high- rise building goes up in flames, despite new year's
>> i started praying i said lord i don't have the money for this. her prayers were answered out of a car and out of cash, her sob story has a happy ending thanks to a stranger. taylor swift did make it out of the woods and into 2016 with a new music video her concert tour is breaking records we'll have it. erika is in for john elliot with a look at your forecast. we have a cooling trend by next monday, and tuesday. so weather headlines include new years rolling in with sunshine, but chillier conditions, especial by next week and it does look dry even though we're seeing some flurries for up state new york, lewis county seeing lake effect snow right now, it just doesn't
much not until this second week of january. also seeing some clouds that we did pick up on earlier also breaking so everything mixing out and improving not much going on for today, temperatures in fact are again slightly above normal right now but it will be a cooling down by monday and tuesday. so here is your hour by hour forecast by noon, 42 degrees but it will feel like 39 and that's because we do have westerlies and west northwesterlies kicking up just a bit ranging between 10 to 15 miles per hour. coming up in my extended forecast we'll talk about this dry trend we have for the next couple days also talk about the potential for some snow showers by the second week of january those ski resorts could use that, so it is going to feel a little bit more like winter. in the meantime, back to you. thank you. time's square rang in 2016 with the biggest new year's eve celebration in the world. 1 million people from all over the globe gathered to watch the ball drop at
cbs 2 joins us live from time's square, janelle, it looks like earlier when we were talking, still had some company there people screaming happy new year in the background! >> yeah, it is pretty remarkable when you think about it some of these people are just making their way home after partying all night. 6 hours strong, really got to take your hat off to them. meanwhile on seventh avenue police reopened it to traffic you'll notice that the streets are clear because sanitation department has been out here all night clearing up tons of confetti after 1 million plus people packed in here last night to ring in 2016. >> three, two, one! a moment shared by more than 1 million people, the celebration like none other. >> it feels really good! it is going to be a good year! >> what do you think?
>> mayor deblasio hitting the button triggering the dissent of the 12,000-pound crystal ball. and people rang in 2016 together. >> grace. ready for a brand new year. >> also in the crowd, more than 6,000 uniformed and under cover nypd officers. security has been great thank you for the extra measures you've gone through this year, yeah this is an awesome experience. one of the biggest new year's parties in the world of course leaves behind one of the biggest messes. >> sanitation crews on site as soon as the revelers cleared out clearing tons of confetti and garbage left behind as the planning begins for next year's parsi. >> it is amazing i'm so happy! hard to believe planning for next year's party already in the works. back live you can see some of those sanitation trucks just a few of them remaining out here
residual clean up after all of the mess created here last night as we've been mentioning they take away tons and tons of confetti and debris left behind, last year, 48-tons of garbage collected. reporting live this morning, janelle cbs 2 news. celebrations went off without no significant problems. the threat of terrorism led to tighter security. don champion has more. >> germans ushered in 2016 under the close watch of security officials. in berlin, revelers were searched, in munich a different story. people were told to stay away from the train stations because of a serious and imminent threat by isis suicide bombers. the warning came hours before the country rang in the new year. in brussels the official party
of two men suspected of planning holiday attacks. some thought it was an over reaction. >> i think it is backing down to the threat of terrorism, i think we should stand up and make everything happen. >> in paris a city that saw two attacks from isis in 2015 celebrations were scaled back. france's defense minister tried reassuring people by greeting some of the 11,000 soldiers on duty yesterday. here in the u.s., and new york city police were also on alert more than 6,000 nypd officers made sure the time's square celebration went off without anyproblems in rochester the fireworks display was canceled after the fbi arrested this man, emmanuel lutchman after planning an attack. saying he was an isis sympathizer, don champion, cbs news, new york. in california, officials say tighter security will be in
rose bowl parade. up to 700,000 people are expected to take part in the festivities. two teenagers from flatbush accused of a violent attack in brooklyn have been arrested the suspect 17-year-old and 19-year- old were led away in handcuffs at the 66th precinct station house late last night. police say the teens were caught on camera punching and kicking a man just before 1:00 monday morning on avenue m. investigators say the teens then stole his wallet and cell phone, addressed the attacks on the jewish community. we must stand up and fight the scourge of attacks, against our community. police say this attack does not appear to be a hate crime officials say 14 people have been hurt in a
a luxury building hours before a major fireworks show. one person reportedly suffered a heart attack during the evacuation. the fire at the 63 story hotel and apartment building happened near the world's tallest skyscraper and thousands of people gathered in the streets. >> the heat was so intense outside it was unbelievable and just people started to panic, crushing each other trying to get down the stairs and jumping over railings, i couldn't believe how fast it actually happened. at first we thought it was a small fire but quickly escalated and like we have to get out of here. holds one of the largest new year's displays the event went on as scheduled. new this morning a man was found dead pinned under an elevator. police arrived on broom street, investigators identified him as 25-year-old stephen hewitt brown of the bronx.
november. the nypd is still investigating. time is 6:08 coming up a new year means new laws workers. don't let your resolution to lose weight or be healthy be another empty promise how you can stay on track for 2016. i'll be tracking the potential for snow showers in the second week of january, however right now, it remains clouds eventually breaking. i have more information coming up in my extended forecast on
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. say, hello 2016 and happy new year, a live look at the empire state building, celebrating with the beautiful lights there welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning. london england rang in 2016 with an impressive fireworks display over the big ben clock tower and london eye. it's time to check on your forecast. what can we expect for this new year's day? actually a pretty nice day, conditions normal for this time of the year, a little warmer right now cooling down by next week so heads up on that. so we do have a cold front sliding on down from the northwest and a high pressure
i'd say today into the next several days so a dry stretch in the forecast currently we are seeing 31 degrees, tony reporting with cloudy skies no worries we do have a high pressure system again everything will start to improve as the day progresses so we'll start to see clearer skies sunnier skies and in fact we're seeing plenty of clouds and again thank you so much tony for helping us out here and giving us that information we do need. otherwise a look outside we're seeing a pretty decent sky conditions you could actually see a break in those clouds right there from the northwest towards the southeast, current temperatures at 40, low 40s westerly at 13 miles per hour. if you notice earlier we were seeing west northwesterlies now seeing westerlies affecting us everything moving through from west to east right now. and our headlines include a few flurries possible for the northwest suburbs, looks like sullivan county may see a few flurries otherwise the lake
state new york, a mix of sun and clouds mainly sunshine colder temperatures by next week, what a year. september, november, and december, the warmest on record. vortex radar showing the clouds start to break and a wider perspective picking up on light showers, but that's all we're seeing at best. and today temperatures topping out in the mid-40s a little chilly out there, so the winds will kind of sustain speeds between 10 and 15 miles per hour tonight low 30s and west northwesterlies 10 to 15 miles per hour. what about the weekend? it looks a little bit cooler 42 degrees and then cooling down by monday into tuesday, there is that secondary or reenforcing cold front moving through expect those cooler temperatures by sunday night into monday and certainly monday into tuesday. i do want to emphasize that
mark there, 30 monday into tuesday, and 24 degrees tuesday into wednesday. slightly warmer by next wednesday, thursday but the deal is this. all about how dry conditions have been certainly unseasonal and we do need that for those ski resorting they are losing lots of money and looks like we may get snow by the second week of january, keeping hope alive at least for now. thank you. all right well a new year means new laws in the state of new york, starting now the minimum wage for nonfast food workers is $9 an hour up from $8.75 last year, up to $9.75 for fast food workers. some changes are in effect for equal pay for men and women. they can be paid differently only because of training, experience and other business related factors. anyone convicted of human trafficking and prostitution in a school zone will face tougher penalties, carry longer sentencing times. there is a new law that
scaffolding will stay up, limited to ongoing construction projects so the state department has just released 5500 pages of hillary clinton's e-mails from her tenure of secretary of state. 275 e-mails released yesterday were marked classified the democrat front runner came under fire for using a personal e-mail account stored on a private server at her home. to campaign 2016, trouble for ben carson who begins the new year without two top aides. the campaign manager resigned, questioning his readiness labeling him a script reader, carson briefly led some republican roles this fall. the ball has dropped and confetti fallen, time to have a resolution, we have some advice how you can succeed. i'm a cigarette smoker and
saying i'm going the quit for years i just know it is going to be hard this year. >> it is that time, and we all have new year's resolutions we would love to keep. but sometimes we set the bar too high. >> you just never hit thosegoals, or you never like are living up to them week by week so you just fall on your butt and it is not worth it. you should not use the words no or never in your resolutions and narrow it down the typical resolution is much too brad to be easily retained. you must make a resolution extremely specific. if you say you want to lose weight set a specific goal. i am going to eat healthier and way 5 pounds less. see, that is a little different than saying, i'm going to lose weight. >> we asked several revellers, which resolutions they did not want to commit too. >> definitely going to the gym every day, i would love to sit here and say i would do it
going to happen. i will probably not join a gym i will rest until it is too late and maybe join a gym. >> i know that i'm not going to stop procrastinating. i'm a big procrastinator so i know i'm not even going to try to not do that. >> the doctor says make your resolution positive, clear and achievable. or like christina, just be realistic. >> definitely not lose weight because i got this right here, baby, happy new year. good luck with those resolutions. mark morgan, cbs 2 news. do you have one? >> you know i'm a clutter bug, let's just get that together. >> you'll have a whole year to get this together probably try to sleep more with the baby on the way. yeah right, and lose weight and do this and do that keep a cleaner home. 6:18, the new technology that's doubling the number of speeding tickets given to new york city drivers. when we return, how much alcohol is actually in your glass of wine.
listed on the bottle but taxes are less if the alcohol content is under 14%. bottles from chile and spain are most likely under estimate their content. for your forecast. erika is in for john elliot, we hear a little bit of the snow word which is good news for people, let's check in what do you have for us? we're about 5 inches below normal, those ski resorts are suffering and it looks like we may get a little bit of help from mother nature the trend, high pressure system keeping everything high and dry. stay just about normal, and our vortex radar picking up on a break in the clouds from the northwest, the clouds are a little thick but no worries everything will improve plenty
41 degrees and once again at 39, and those expected high temperatures, 44 and fire island also seeing a pair of 4's. we'll keep conditions just about normal for this time of the year, but it is all about that cooling trend by next week, and of course i am on the hunt for snow, so i will keep you updated meantime, back to you. thank you very much. college football's final and the islanders end the year of a positive note. we have your update. college football final four got underway the first final featuredded number one, -- they hung with o-u, and the td run in the second quarter sooners led by won at the break but clemson owned the second half.
there, the tigers going away 37- 17. elsewhere the islanders ringing in the new year in buffalo, kyle behind the net pass, that ends up being the game winner they take it 2-1. approved 7, 1, and 2 over the last 10 in buffalo. college hoops, and hopefully the johnny's turnover a new leaf in 2016. jeffrey's 22 points on 9, shooting four losses in a row. >> for cbs 2 news, i'm mark morgan have happy few year. looks like hit. and taylor swift is ringing in a video for out of the woods. >> so taylor swift is running away from wolves out of the woods and strolling into
real life is a bit of paradise her 1989 world tour smashed several records including the most profitable tour of 2015. the tour raked in more than 250 million bucks worldwide, 200 million of that was from the u.s. states which means she broke the record of most profitable tour in the u.s. rolling stones had earned 162 million on a u.s. tour previously held that record for more than a decade. i know you're a taylor swift fan. >> i actually am i bought that for my daughter. if only you could see what goes on behind this scene. >> walt disney release add trailer for zootopia. >> i need you to run a plate. >> you need something done he is on it. >> they are all slots?
>> it? right. stars ginnifer goodwin and takes place in a world populated by talking animals, finds that it isn't so easy, opens in theaters march fourth this is more on my level, animated film. >> i understand. >> time now 6:26 up next today's top stories. new york sanitation crews working throughout the night to clean up tons of garbage after the big party here last night in time's square we'll have a live report coming up. more warnings for hoverboard owners how to make sure your holiday gift doesn't become a hazard. >> it felt like something saying, you need to help this person. a sob story with a happy ending. how a stranger came to the aide
square, more than a million crazy people celebrated the new year just hours ago. good morning. >> chris and mary are off we begin with a check on your forecast, erika is in for john elliot. we think maybe cooler temperatures are headed our way, erika. much cooler temperatures especially those over night lows below the freezing mark starting monday and tuesday, so heads up there because it is a little warm right now, just about normal for this time of the year, maybe 2 to 3 degrees above norral right now, but we do have those colder temperatures on the way. and our live look outside a couple of clouds and that's all we're seeing and current temperatures across the country, ranging from the single digits across the great plains and looks like the rockies seeingsingle digits, looks like we have much warmer temperatures due to el nino, lots of 40s, upper 30s for belmar edison and 38 degrees,
clouds keep in mind a high pressure system is the story for the next several days, so we're going to keep it high and very dry at least through next week. hour by hour forecast, a little breezy out there, westerlies west northwesterlies affecting us, so at 3 p.m. it will be about 45 degrees but feel like 42, so lower 40s certainly not much of a difference there but we do have that breezy day in the forecast coming up in my extended forecast, i am on the hunt for snow, so i'll tell you when you might see some, back to you. thank you. it is officially 2016. new york city ushered in the new year with the biggest celebration in the world. janelle joins us live from time's square. the last few hours we've been chatting with you there's been people still behind you. are they out? >> just a few stragglers just a few people left behind if not for the barricades here on the
tell that last night rather more than a million people packed into times square the sanitation crews have been out here all night making sure that this gets cleaned up. time's square fully open at this hour, after ushering in 2016. three, two, one! a molt shared by more than 1 million people, the celebration like none other. it feels really good. it is going to be a good year! >> what do you think? >> fantastic we're ready for it! >> mayor deblasio triggering the dissent of the 12,000-pound crystal ball. time's square showered with a storm of confetti as people around the world rang in 2016 together. >> grace, ready for a brand new year. >> also in the crowd more than 6,000 uniformed and under cover nypd officers.
for the extra measures you've gone through this year, this is an awesome experience. >> one of the biggest new year's party in the world of course leaves behind one of the biggest messes. seasonnationseasonnation crews on site clearing tons of confetti and garbage as the planning begins for next year's party. >> it was amazing i'm so happy! >> back live now says 2016 above one time's square this morning as you heard from so many of people who participated last night it was truly magical, a real energetic event and the weather was on the side of all those revellers, it was a bit warm so people got to enjoy that again the sanitation crews just wrapping up their work here over night collecting tons and tons of confetti and garbage from the party here last night. reporting live this morning from time's square, cbs 2 news.
we are following breaking news now in west orange new jersey. firefighters battling a fire on main street. you can see them piercing through the windows and through the roof. investigators say the fire started before 5:00 this morning, there are no reported injuries but the building is a total loss. we have a crew headed to the scene and we'll have much more as it becomes available. germany rang in the new year with fears of terror, warned people to stay away from two city train stations after uncovering a quote serious attack. they went on without a problem, so far no arrests and the terror attack in paris attack forced them to be scaled back. there was a 5 minute video performance. here at home new year's i've fireworks in rochester new york were canceled after the arrest of a terror suspect.
into custody on wednesday. federal prosecutors say the excon was planning to attack a rochester bar, was arrested after buying knives and a machete. he is a muslim convert that wanted to join isis. time is 6:35. bill cosby's first public comment after being charged with sexual assault. we'll have the brief statement on social media.
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certainly improving as the day goes on here is your vortex radar picking up through the gulf seeing some showers move through the southeast and mid- atlantic everything starting to improve here, locally, as a high pressure system dominates expect the clouds to mix up and sunshine to be the story for today through tomorrow, and in fact sunday but we do have those colder temperatures on the way here is the set up high pressure to the north colder air sliding in, lots of sunshine for today tomorrow and sunday. and it looks like we start to see those colder temperatures slide in as a cold front moves in sunday into monday, so certainly a lot colder over night lows trending at least through the middle of the following workweek below the freezing mark keep in mind saturday and sunday similar story lots of sunshine and keeping it dry all due to that high pressure system. today topping out in the mid-40s west northwesterly that's going to be the main
tonight low 30s at the freezing mark tomorrow low 40s and from there on we start to see much cooler temperatures in the forecast here is your extended forecast lots of sunshine saturday and sunday, by monday we start to see a couple clouds start to increase. but again, the big story is just how much cooler it is going to get monday, tuesday and wednesday, a little bit of warm up there and also tracking the potential for some snow showers, we keep talking about ski resorts that really need that snow? it looks like we may get some in the second week of january. it is something to look forward to because these conditions are certainly abnormal for this time of the year so we need that snow in place. thank you erika. bill cosby tweeted out his first comments since being charged with sexual assault. it's brief he says, friends and fans, thank you. cosby was arrested and arraigned on a sexual assault charge on wednesday, the 78- year-old comedian accusedded of drugging and sexually
university employee, andrea in 2004. cosby is free on bail. if you have a new hoverboard in your home we have advice to avoid problems they've causedded there have been several incidents of hoverboards catching fire, blamed on over heating batteries the division of consumer affairs, do not charge the board over night or while unattended let the device cool while charging and make sure to look for a national testing lab on the device experts say that is a sign that safety was a priority for the manufacture. >> time is 6:41. did you get a speeding ticket in the city? the number has recently doubled. how a stranger helped a woman out of a car and out of money. have a happy new year. first mark morgan as this morning's sports update. the islanders beat buffalo the final 2-1. won three of
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the 5-mile route to get spots for the new year's day celebration. it is time to check on your forecast. erika is in for john elliot. erika? we have temperatures that are pretty normal right now, but we have a cold trend on the wehby monday and tuesday so heads up there get ready for that especially those over night lows but right now, tristate temperatures are looking okay. upper 30s, fair field county upper 30s to low 40s. the good news is we're going to stay warm, warmish until monday. a wider perspective, we have buffalo at 31, pittsburgh at 29, charleston a pair of threes and our satellite and radar image, certainly improving as the day progresses and new york city 45 degrees white plains expected high 43 for you and 41. not that bad for today, but again the entire story is all around how much colder it is
we can see a break in those clouds right now, so something to look forward to. plenty of sunshine in the forecast. back to you. thank you. well earnings at ski resorts have gone downhill thanks to the recent warm weather. ski lifts are empty and the slopes are bare, many owners say they have never seen it this bad before, but they are hoping the ski season turns around and those colder temperatures, erika mentioned, hope they persist. this controversial speed camera seems to be doing their job the city is reporting the number of tickets handed out to drivers sped through school zones this year more than double from 2014. more than 1 million drivers had to pay the $50 fine. the last of the 140 cameras were installed in september. time is 6:46. up next a final check of your
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of this historic church investigators say the fire started before 5:00:20 years -- mobile alabama celebrated by dropping a moon pie. why a moon pie? organizers say it helps kickoff not just the new year but the carnival season, considered home of carnival and mardi gras in the u.s. a mother is starting off. she spent the last her money on her children. i started praying, i said lord, i don't have the money for it, i don't know where it is going
you'll take care of it no matter what it is. i was reading a book and felt like something saying, you need to help this person. you need to help this person. you've been here before. amy just happened to over hearher calling asking for money, the dealership cut the bill in half this complete stranger took care of the rest. >> that is so nice, paying it forward. let's get a final check of your forecast. >> cindy, you mentioned that fire, a couple stories ago, really important it is very dry right now those winds are a little brisk, so keep that in mind hopefully they'll be able to contain that soon enough. the story is we do have these dryer conditions for the next several days sunshine in the forecast, at least through next wednesday, a mix of sun and clouds there, keeping it dry but i amtraking the potential for some snow showers, it looks like the second week of january. thank you very much erika. thank you so much for watching. before we go, we want to say thank you to all of our employees at cbs 2 including