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have a great day. . live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. it's 4:30. 39 degrees on this friday, january 8th. it will be another day in the 40s, with rain and possibly record breaking warmth. i'm chris wragge. i'm mary calvi. breaking news in manhattan emergency crews are out at the hospital. >> reporter: crews started to clear the scene they have the streets cornered off about the levels of pure oxygen in the air which of course can be extremely flammable. we have some video we've shot
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emergency room of mount sinai saint lukes roosevelt hospital where you can see that oxygen tank at the center of this response, police say shortly before 2:00 a man jumped from an apartment building right next to the hospital, that jumper is hitting a line that supplies oxygen to the emergency room. that jumper died but the force causing the tank to start leaking. no one in the emergency room was hurt but they have moved patients from the er to other areas of the hospital. we can also tell you when we first got to the scene you could actually hear the hissing, that has since stopped. we are waiting confirmation as to whether the tank has been turned off. at this point mount sinai is not accepting new patients and still have this area cornered off until the oxygen levels
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cbs 2 news. thank you. more breaking news police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian, a man was hit while crossing the fdr, pronounced dead at bellview hospital. they are looking for a four door sedan. here is john elliot, good morning john. happy friday! maybe a full first back week for many, slightly cooler temperatures with clouds filling in, it is cool, mostly clear and 36. warmer than it was this time yesterday. you can see in the way of cloud cover, down to ac, expanding the view high pressure in control it is tonight where we see light rain pushing through two systems actually breaking apart but could even see wintery weather into parts of
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slick spots. 43 at lunchtime feeling cooler with a bit of a breeze, wind chills in the upper 30s today. but you know what it is january and that is right where you should be. you're right where you should be if you want the latest in traffic. good morning everyone. if you were traveling in queens there are lanes blocked at jewel avenue if you stick with the northbound vanwick as an alternate it will be a smoother ride. also fire department activity has all lanes blocked on route 202 on mount harmony road. six to 207 for a smoother ride. and construction blocked on the left side, from 79th to 63rd. and parking in effect city wide, be safe don't text and drive. to a developing story,
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gains and losses managed to close 2.5 points. and stock futures are higher here after more big losses the dow jones fell by 392 points nasdaq dropped by 149, s and p lost 47. we'll have team conch of the markets and how the turmoil affects you. and a police officer barely survived being shot in a possible ambush, the officer was struck 13 times. also suffered a broken arm and facial injuries and reported struggle the gunman had apparently approached him behind in west philadelphia a suspect is in custody. a bad move for a driver in new jersey who remains hospitalized after witnesses say he tried to outrun a train police say a transit train slammed into a car at the fifth avenue area crossing off of wade street in paterson the driver who had to be cut from the vehicle was taken to saint joseph's hospital.
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this time service was temporarily suspended no one on the train was hurt. police are investigating a deadly accident, a car slammed into a woman crossing york avenue at 78th street, she was runed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. the charges have been filed. happening today new york senator will call for better safety regulations for elevators, where an elevator crushed a man to death. and another accident, a 2-year- old boy plunged 20 feet down an elevator shaft after falling through a gap. >> this shouldn't happen, you are talking about the train, the gap, it shouldn't happen. the family and workers use a ladder to rescue the boy, he suffered just minor injuries. a man accused of attacking 5 people with a hammer in
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david is expected to be arraigned in supreme court this morning police say video shows him chasing an officer in midtown and striking her in the head with a hammer. the officer's partner shot him. also captured attacking a woman in union scare. we are learning more about two iraqi refugees. court documents the suspect communicated over social media with an unnamed individual in texas. the two allegedly discussed training and fighting over seas. the texas person identified as individual eye writes, i need to learn from your weapon expertise, the sacramento suspect responds, if you arrive and i am still there, i will train you. a criminal complaint accuses the sacramento man of traveling from syria to the u.s. and back
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a terror organization, then lying to investigators about it. authorities say the iraqi citizen originally came to the u.s. as a refugee in 2012. >> this was an individual committed to going back home and as an iraqi to fight what he perceives were corrupt. >> law enforcement officials accused the houston suspect of isis. the 24-year-old texas man entered the u.s. as an iraqi refugee in 2009, granted permanent residents status in 2011. the charges reignited a debase over admitting syrian refugees into the u.s. we should not be allowing isis terrorists coming back to america and wage jihad for murder men and women in this country. expected to appear in federal court today.
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released a statement urging president obama to halt the resettlement of refugees in the u.s. until there is an executive process to assure american safety. president obama took part in a town hall meeting on gun violence last night. says his actions on gun sales are being misinterpreted. >> the way it is described is that we're trying to take away everybody's guns. >> i've been president for over 7 years, gun sales don't seem to have suffered during that time. high profiles were in the audience, gabby giffords who was shot in the head. and american sniper chris kyle who was shot by a marine. >> the laws that we create don't stop these things from happen. >> mr. obama is moving ahead
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and ahead on the chain reaction crash, chopper 2 was over the scene, six cars were involved a red car was almost completely crushed between two other vehicles that driver survived took firefighters awhile to rescue him. >> all he kept saying was please get we out of here, he wound up in the one part of the car that was not crushed an area probably three feet by three feet i say. the driver and two other people treated at the hospital and released. still to come the mother of the affluenza teen back home in texas facing a judge. also this morning before youscramble those eggs for breakfast there are guidelines what we eat. how quick thinking officers made sure this would be a day a new mom and dad would never forget. love those stories. whether story is changing we'll say goodbye to the sun a bit today. then we turn soggy tonight i'll
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coming up. jess: hey look, it's those guys. [music] jess: are you good to drive? shawn: i'm fine. jess: how many did you have? shawn: i should be fine. jess: you should be? officer: go on and step out of the vehicle for me. bud: see ya, buddy. good luck! so, it turns out buzzed driving and drunk driving, they're the same thing and it costs around $10,000.
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. it is 4:42. 39 degrees, time for traffic and weather on the 2's with our man john elliot. hi chris, hi everybody, we have a few clouds creeping in during the course of the day i think more so in the afternoon, we'll dial it down a degree or two after yesterday hitting 46. 20s and some 30s, 37 for the jersey shore. and a lot of elvis memories today elvis would have turned 81 today. coolest reading there is michael and linda, they only have 9 degrees so that is cold exceptional there. i just love gina in yonkers, some perspective. really can't complain compared to last year. weekend. tony sent in a little bit of
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across the state line and in fact, yes, we're on that thin ice, very thin ice. however into parts of the hudson valley could see icing over night tonight into the first part of your saturday. future cast in just a second. in the city we're at 36 degrees winds out of the north at 5. relative humidity up a bit. 37 again, mid to upper 30s, there are those cool readings, a guy from sparta. 15 degrees, 21 in monticello. i'll tell you numbers compared to yesterday it was warmer because of a little bit of insulation provided by those clouds, it is a little cooler a little damp so you're going to have the real feel or wind chills down a bit today. 44 at 2:00, upper 30s. it is january you've got the coat, you've got the gear you are staying dry today. we're waiting for this mess in the west to head our way, area of low pressure to the north will veer to the north and
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moisture, this is what it means your work and school day are fine we'll see a mix of sun and clouds during the mix of the day into the afternoon. not bad skies, in the way of cloud cover. early tomorrow morning where we see light rainpush through the city and to the north, possibly a little bit of sleet. ice in the air so watch for slippery spots tomorrow morning and then saturday afternoon a little bit of light rain, i mean it is not a wash out, that's sunday. sunday morning here comes the rain and then there is that heavy rain through midday lingering into more of the day. models hinting into the possibility of 1 to 2 inches of rain, there is a 10% chance of rain during that day saturday, it is over night into sunday, where we're dealing with that heavier rain but look at those numbers. 59, that's almost record territory on sunday then a 20 degree drop, big chill dropping monday into tuesday maybe a few
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all right about a quarter to 5 you're up early, let's get you on your way. good morning everybody if you are traveling in queens there is an accident here it is blocking the right and center lanes on jewel avenue. if you stick with the northern vanwick boulevard as an alternate it will be a smoother ride for you. in new jersey, specifically fire department activity at all of the lanes blocked in both directions at route 202. stick with route 287 to get around this. subway changes at 149th street grand concourse. alternate side is in effect city wide, don't text and drive. here is a look at some stories making headlines the mother of the affluenza teen will be arraigned in texas, charged with hindering the apprehension of a felonner her son ethan. he was on the run for allegedly
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deadly drunk driving face. the entrance for yosemite national park is closed because of a rock slide, no one was hurt. and drone use by consumers advanced through new jersey senate budget and committee, make it a crime to fly a drone over critical structures without consent. officer depot and office max are recalling executive compares sold in retail stores online the stores received complaints that the seat place weld could crack or break. no injuries have been reported. luxury designer firm is debuting high fashion aimed at religious muslims, unvailed style.com, the fashions were
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fulllength dresses, they are already marketing these. and guidelines revised every five years this time it is backing down on cholesterol. >> cutback on sugar about six months ago. >> i lost about 20 pounds without trying to do anything else. >> new federal diet guidelines are getting strict about sugar. for the first time they limit added sugar to more than 10% of daily calories. >> we no half of the added sugar comes from sweetnd beverages usually sodas. the updated recommendations also remove the limit on diet tear cholesterol. no more than 300-milligrams a day which is about two eggs. >> the panel made the change after studies show there wasn't a clear connection between eating foods high in cholesterol and the amount of bad cholesterol that ends up in
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>> there is an excellent source of protein, 70 calories in one egg and 7 grams of protein. teenage boys and men eat too much protein and should cutback and eggs meet and poultry, should eat more fruits and vegetable. i get a stake and my salad and my stake comes i'm going to go to my stake. there is good news for coffee lovers the guidelines say 3 to 5 small cups a day are healthy as long as you don't add the sugar, flavorings or toppings. cbs news, new york. got to watch out for those bananas and those grapes. also recommends limiting saturated fats and suggests no more than one teaspoon of salt per day. this is a person who can barely fit in the suits right now after the holidays, but that's what i'm told. a check on the new movies
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this gives new meaning to baby on board, how they helped give birth on the side of the park way. traffic and weather on the
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morning. . welcome back to cbs 2 news at 4:51. and tgif. state troopers spring into action on the garden state park way to help a woman in labor, all caught on dash cam video. one, two, three, push! keep going, good! here we go! the woman and her husband called 911 in hill side township when they realized they wouldn't make it to the hospital. they found the woman ready to give birth.
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push, at this point, observe the baby's head, i cleared the air way, i turned the baby's head to its side, knew she had to continue pushing we gave her instructions and baby came out. troopers say they cut the umbilical cord beforehanding the baby to her mom, both mother and baby are doing well. dad is hanging in there too. >> nice drop for those troopers. the guys are like, three, two, this is -- >> what do you think alex? you like that story? alex. if i were you commute home on the gsp. >> god bless them. it's funny to watch alex when we're telling this story. off to a bright start with clouds gradually making a come back then there is icing possible north and west tonight, remember that, it is a light rain event everywhere else. it will be warm enough, but into parts of the hudson valley watch for the slick spots early
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saturday night into sunday, still a chill today, low 40s, not the mid-40s like we saw yesterday with clouds filling in get ready to soar! i believe it will be a mild one. she is not going into labor yet. >> if you are traveling this morning, fire departmentactivity has all lanes blocked in both directions on route 202, so you'll want to stake with 287 to get around this for a smoother ride also the bayon bridge is closed in both directions for construction until 5, subway changes due to signal problems at grand concourse downtown four trains, alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe don't text and drive. time is 4:53. major break in a string of armed car robberies one ended in a shoot out. this morning a settlement reach between the nypd and
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moving forward from the surveillance controversy.
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discover how much more is included. are those meatballs still circulating? get tv, internet and phone for $89.99 per month. only from time warner cable. . good morning welcome back. 39 degrees on this friday morning we welcome back you. this is the song him for the weekend, featuring beyonce, it was just announced beyonce will in fact join the band when they play the halftime show of the super bowl. thank heavens that act needed a little something. super bowl 50 kicks off live here on cbs 2. sneak peek at the movies hitting theaters this weekend. >> natalie plays sarah in the
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answers after her identical twin sister disappears in a wooded area, despite warnings she goes deeper in the woods haunted by lost souls, rated pg13. well, looking for revenge and possibly an oscar, based upon the true story of a frontiers man mauled by a bear, his crew left him for dead and killed his son, the film opens across the u.s. after a limited release on christmas day. rated r. come on academy! we're waiting for him, right? >> you know what, they said one day the actor is going to win
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4:57 still ahead on wall street bracing for another wild when the dow shed 900 points what it means for us. pile around garbage bags and recycling boxes, what exactly is going on here. does that fit bit really track everything you think it does? we take a closer look.
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morning. it is 5:00, 39 degrees on this friday, january 8th it is looking mostly dry, rain and possible record warmth this weekend we'll have traffic on weather on the 2's in just a moment. good morning thanks for starting your morning with us, we begin with breaking news in manhattan. a leaking oxygen tank. a few minutes ago we saw a hazmat crew make its way down 59th street here between ninth and 10th avenue the concern at this point is that oxygen and high concentration can be a fire hazard right now it is not clear whether that leak has been contained or if that tank is still leaking we want to show you a video closer to the scene where you can see the tank at the center of all of this started around 2:00 this
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a man jumped from an apartment building right next to saint luke's roosevelt hospital, the man hit the line from the oxygen tank that supplies oxygen to the hospital room. he died and the force of the fall caused the tank to start leaking. no one in the emergency room was hurt, but as a precaution they have moved those patients to other areas of the hospital, as we mentioned when we first got here on scene you could hear the hissing from that oxygen tank, that has since stopped but we're awaiting confirmation as to whether or not that tank has been turned off. at this point hospital officials are redirecting patients, instructing new patients to go to other area hospital. the er has been evacuated they moved to other areas of the hospital facility. reporting live from the west side, cbs.
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police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian on the fdr drive after 1:00, investigators say a 29-year-old man was either standing on the roadway or trying to cross near 28th street when he was hit. pronounced dead at belleview hospital they are looking for a four door gray sedan. let's get an update traffic and weather on the 2's. we'll see interesting weather, starts to end the way of cloud cover, drizzle muff later today over night with rain we could see icing in parts of the hudson valley, winter weather advisory kicks off through 10 tomorrow morning through a good part of the hudson valley, 36 in the city, a few clouds, more to the south, brighter skies anticipated to the north that will all change as this system even though it breaks apart. over night tonight into the first part of your saturday more significant system brings heavier rain saturday night
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is a little bit more in the way of cloud cover and damp today too. let's get you ready for the ride with a busy friday morning. good morning everyone if you are traveling in new jersey fire department activity has all lanes blocked on directions in 202 on mount harmony road. and construction on the fdr drive, 106th to 96th street and 79th to 63rd, some construction as well has one of the tubes closed on the midtown tunnel, alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. volatile trading on the stock markets with shanghai's market. >> drops on the chinese market are so steep that trading was halted, and we have team
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will look let's get to jill wagner. jill. >> reporter: good morning, the chinese stock market regains some of the ground it lost during yesterday's free fall, the shanghai composite finished the day 2% higher chinese officials suspended circuit breaker regulations that shut down trading yesterday and monday, some traders actually complained it was creating too much panic, european markets are also trading. this has been the worst ever for the stock market yesterday the dow fell another 393 points which means it is down more than 900 points since monday the nasdaq fell 196 points now in a correction meaning they dropped 10% from previous highs could get a bounce when we hear that opening bell looks like futures are pointing to 150 point higher open for the dow. we'll certainly be paying attention to that. chris and mary.
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how is this turmoil affecting the investor and how should you react? >> reporter: well, chris and mary, today's job's report could bring relief to wall street despite the turmoil, saying investors should not freak out just yet. the best strategy is to stick to your game plan. they triggered huge fears on wall street. jill says u.s. investors should stay calm and stay the course. >> that means don't do anything, no panicking, no emotions jumping in. >> many hope today's closing bell comes after better news than what they've been dealing with the last several days, yesterday the dow fell 400 points, driven in large part by chaos in the chinese market. it is just that sense of,
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>> a 7% decline prompted exchanges in china to close down for the second time this week. less than a half hour after opening. authorities quickly realized the shut down may have triggered more panic so they reversed course. >> they suddenly realized this was not a great idea. market too volatile. some are playing into economic's problem including a manufacturing slow down a labor shortage and devouring of the currency. >> china was the main driver of global growth for most of the last decade. >> despite the concern here in the u.s. some experts say it is too soon to draw big conclusions about the future of the markets. >> a big down week for the first week of the year by no means is a prediction that the year is going to be down. in fact, the opposite. but this is, there is fear
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you've probably noticed and appreciated those lower gas prices at the pump but falling crude oil prices are also playing a role in this volatile market. reporting live on wall street in lower manhattan. new this morning three men including a corrections officers are charged in a serious of armored car robberies officials say they stole $100,000 in cash from three armored cars in august and december last month a hold up led to a shoot out between one robber and a security guard no one was hit. one is michael, he worked as a driver for one of the cars company. police say 41-year-old carrie was arrested wednesday night. investigators say a career criminal with a lengthy rap sheet is also suspected in an
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year's day. the woman allegedly slashed says he belongs behind bars. >> apparently he had 32 offenses before this. 32 which is ridiculous. if he has this on record he shouldn't be on the streets at all. also assaulted a 32-year- old woman on december 30th. new video shows the face of an armed suspect. surveillance shows him pointing a gun and demanding money in waiverry place, he took $400 fled, no one was hurt. flags were flied half staff today to honor new york's first female chief judge, judge judith k was first appointed to the court of appeals in 1983 and named chief by governor mario cuomo, the longest
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retirement under age 70 in 2008, kay died at the age of 77. emmy award winning actor pat harrington died, played on one day at a time. from 1975 to 1984. harrington also had guests and reoccurring roles. he was 86 years old. time is now 5:09. the pastor accused of stealing from his congregation faces a judge. and a landmark settlement between the nypd and muslim community, the steps being taken to ensure civil rights are not violated. why are garbage and recycling piles in the city. it is going to be cooler obviously grab that coat, hats and gloves will feel good too, don't think we'll need as much in the way of sunglasses today,
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t os . it is time for weather and traffic on the 2's. 39 degrees out there getting a little warmer for the weekend. >> the weekend is crazy, cra- cra as the kids say, you're lucky you wouldn't see 40 on monday. 60 will tie the record. it will be a close call because
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you have a lot to deal with over the next few days next few minutes we'll try to sort it out i'm not going to stop you. in the city, 36. mostly clear, interesting it will be that give and take as today. take a coat look at this kinston at 19 degrees right now, and 19 as well. terry town, 25, 24 in monroe. and it is cool north and west don't forget orange county putnam you have a winter weather advisory could see icing with this next little system coming on board. 36 in the city this afternoon 44 down from yesterday still above normal. 65 and 2, your records also man, 1996 looking back at that the blizzard we were just cleaning up from if you remember that 7:20, sun time,
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course of the day, city to the south we have a system rolling in from the west a bigger view for you shows this system a lot of the energy affiliated with that low misses us we'll clip into some of this and this area of low pressure will actually slide on in saturday night into sunday that i think is more impressive. sun to clouds today, on the cool side. it is a little warmer tomorrow, stray drops to start and then even a passing shower possible in the afternoon. then here comes that system out of the south, there is this big surge of mild air on sunday then you've got a front that will just add to the dynamics into the afternoon, that will serve to clear it away and all this cold air cascades in 20 degree at at least drop from sunday into monday the concern, though, the models very bullish with this system, over night saturday into sunday accounting for those numbers 1 to 2 inches widespread would not, can't
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of over 3 inches, narrow bands with this system as it pushes through. busiest period is saturday night into sunday, midday, that's also the warmest period before you see that cold air takeover possibly even a few flurries tuesday night into wednesday. there it is. your weather buffet. now traffic buffet. thanks john good morning everyone if you are traveling in new jersey fire department activity has all of the lanes blocked in both directions, stick with route 287 to get around you'll have a much smoother ride. also construction has a lane blocked from the southbound side from 106th street to 96th street and again from 79th to 63rd delays are starting to build up through the 70s anticipate that highway as a smoother ride if you choose to go that route. construction has a tube closed on the midtown tunnel, you are delay free if you are taking mass transit close or
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and lirr. be safe don't text and drive. chris, over to you. new york city reached a landmark settlement against the nypd for targeting muslims in the wake of 9/11. to be clear, i don't wake up tomorrow morning with any authorities without any authorities i didn't have today. >> having lost the ability to open any investigation. nypd counterrism john miller explaining the agreement to settle two lawsuits brought by civil rights group over surveillance targeting muslim following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, they built a new unit to intensified efforts to infiltrate communities with under cover agents. they charged it was unconstitutional to target
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>> it gives us a level of over site and transparency in terms of enhancing public confidence that we are doing it the way we're supposed to. under the settlement the city will appoint an independent civilian to the counter terrorism panel with a direct line to the police commissioner and even the federal judge to raise questions of wrong doing. in addition, it limits the use of under cover and confidential -- the project director said quote at a time of prejudice nationwide disagreement with the police force sends a forceful message that bias-base policing is unlawful, harmful and unnecessary. john miller stressing that the settlement will in no way hamper the nypd's ability to protect the city from terrorists. >> doesn't change our ability to investigate or gather
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>> the new monitor will serve for five years the position can be eliminated by the mayor. >> a judge is weighing the facts in the case against a pastor accused of stealing from his own church's collections, he was in court along with members of the upper east side congregation fighting for the right to fire him. the pastor was caught on camera taking more than $200 in cash. he could talk about all the things about loving and all of that you know, being obedient to god's word, how can you obedient if you're going to be a thief stealing the money? >> his attorney claims he was taking cash to buy lightbulbs and supplies for sunday, charges with petny larceny due back in court in march. and dozens of passengers say they were left stranded and cold after a greyhound bus driver stopped to catch a few
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anyone. passengers said they thought he was just making a quick stop on the way to denver but after an hour of waiting on tuesday, they called police and police officers called greyhound the company officials say the driver was completing his federally regulated rest hours. 5:19 up next the effort to get the trash and recycling picked up after the holidays. and making it into the basketball hall of fame we find out what teams they will enter the hall wearing. we'll get a check on your traffic and weather on the 2's
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morning. . 5:22. welcome back to cbs 2 news. later we have remake of all about the bass. it is a must-see. traffic and weather on the 2's. when i was on a barbershop band it was all about the bass. >> also around the twin forks again, that was really typical pattern extra clouds fill in today, low 40s to mid-40s so you're down 2, 3 degrees from yesterday, do want to point out with that system coming on board, national weather service posted a winter weather advisory could see a little bit of icing over night tonight
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morning and then there is more significant rain saturday into sunday but look at those numbers almost 60 degrees before cold air returns and sticks around next week. you stick around a few minutes we want to get you on your way with alex. over all it is a pretty smooth morning, fire department activity has all lanes blocked in both directions on route 202 at mount harmony road, if you stick to get around this, it is going to be a smoother ride. let's take a live look at one of our hundreds of cameras in the area. two lanes are blocked on the fdr drive for construction between 79th to 63rd west side highway is also clear construction is the problem here as well, one of the tubes is closed the other is 2-way traffic. and do remember to be safe don't text and drive. the islanders in action,
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update. the knicks will be in san antonio, only one local in action the islanders welcome washington capitols called foreshadowing, the 22nd goal, go on the hammer the islanders 4-1. one is a first over all pick in his draft. and known by the same title now, hall of famers official press conference was yesterday, announced he'll become the first hall of famer with the mariner cap that is your cbs 2 sports update. good to hear. some neighbors on the upper west side are dealing with a trash takeover bags and recyclables are taking over the sidewalks.
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it is attracting rats. >> reporter: bags filled with cardboard and plastic line the sidewalks on the upper west side. for more than a week now these piles have been piling up and out. here about 75% of the sidewalk is blocked pedestrians and k9 companions are getting the squeeze. >> the piles are as tall as me, it is like a magic act watching new yorkers disappear before your eyes. >> an unfortunately, watch as some elderly have trouble navigating the tight spaces. >> everybody is complaining. >> joseph, president of the block association on 76th street wants to know why recycling wasn't picked up sooner. he says it should have been picked up monday, the first business day after new years. >> there are 65% of the buildings are brown stones and they simply can't hold more than 4 to 5 days worth of recyclable garbage. >> we asked the commissioner why the wait.
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holiday, it is very challenging. normally what we do is that we collect on the second holiday but not the first. >> she says this year they did things a little differently and collected just after christmas on the 28th and the 29th and adds, the holiday schedule was highly publicized. >> we put out press releases, trying to get much better at social media but clearly the message didn't get out to everyone. okay the sanitation commissioner says the piles will all be picked up as scheduled today and says additional trucks are out helping with that post holiday pick up. lucky to be alive in philadelphia a cop survived an ambush plus these stories. oxygen leak causing the evacuation of a hospital emergency room in manhattan over night, we'll have a live report from the scene coming up. will stocks be able to rebound after another crazy day on wall street? i'll have a live report coming up. it was one of the hottest
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right after this. . live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. it is 5:29.
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january 8th temperatures climbing this weekend but you might have to keep that umbrella handy. good morning. >> we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's many just a moment. first today ends the opening week in stocks in u.s. history after turmoil rocks markets worldwide. the futures are up right now, andrea grimes has more from wall street lower manhattan. andrea. that's right chris and mary many are hoping for a better day today, there is also a job's report coming out later today which hopefully will help things at least a little bit, but some experts are saying despite all the volatility on wall street it is not the time to freak out just yet. >> if you are a long term investor, the best strategy is to stick to your game plan. >> huge stock market drops triggered fears on wall street. cbs news business analyst says u.s. investors should stay calm and stay the course.
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anything, no panicking, no emotions jumping in. >> many hope today's closing bell comes after some better news than what they've been dealing with the last several days. yesterday the dow fell nearly 400 points driven in large part by chaos in the chinese market. >> it is just that sense of oh my god what's really going on. >> a 7% decline prompted exchanges in china to close down for the second time this week. less than a half hour after opening. authorities quickly realized the shut down may have triggered more panic so they reverse course. >> they suddenly realize it was not a great idea. this market is way too volatile. >> some are playing into the problem including a manufacturing slow down the labor shortage and the devaling of the country's current sy. all sending ripple affects throughout the world. >> china was the main driver of global growth for most of the last decade. >> despite the concern here in
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is too soon to draw big conclusions about the future of the markets. >> a big down week for the first week of the year, by no means is a prediction that the year is going to be down in fact, the opposite. but this is, there is fear right now. >> falling oil prices are also playing a role in all of this but again over night chinesestocks gained some ground, hopefully u.s. talks will do the same later today. reporting live on wall street. andrea grimes. we'll have more on the markets coming up in our money watch report, first traffic and back in the forecast. it is going to be a lot warmer this weekend but you said it you need that umbrella particularly on saturday night into sunday. that's going to be the busy period or as we say on camera four that is when we could see
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numbers, it is cool, 36 mostly clear in the city we have clear conditions in the hudson valley where we have the teens and 20s. it is clouds, central south jersey, south shore along island. , here comes friday night's rain that could pave the way for icing in the hudson valley, feels cooler a little damp today a bit of a breeze as well only 44 for a high but wind chills staying in the 30s and then don't forget a little bit of wet weather over night tonight into the first part of your saturday. if you are traveling we have this over turned vehicle that has route 9 blocked northbound this is if you were traveling, something you want to plan for the area. fire department activity has all lanes blocked in both directions on route 202 on mount harmony road, stick with 287 it will be a smoother ride. a live look to the hudson river crossings still delay free at
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the george washington bring, be safe don't text and drive, chris and mary back to you. now to breaking news in manhattan crews are outside the hospital. cbs live on the west side with more, janelle. of course high levels of oxygen can be a major fire hazard which is the reason why we have hazmat crews off 59th street between ninth and 10th avenues where the hospital is. all this started shortly before2:00 when a man jumped from an apartment building right next to saint luke's roosevelt. hitting the line to an oxygen tank connected to the hospital's emergency room. you can see that tank there as a precaution firefighters and hospital staff moved the patients from the er to other areas of the hospital, as for
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survive but police tell us that nobody else was hurt in the incidents. as we said hazmat crews have been on scene here all morning we have seen far fewer firefighters than when he did see when we first arrived here on scene we are awaiting confirmation as to whether that oxygen leak has been contained and whether that tank has since been turned back on. reporting live this morning from the west side, cbs 2 news. thank you. breaking news police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian after 1:00, investigators say he was crying to cross the street when he has hit. they are looking for a four door gray sedan. to a developing story, refugees arrested following a multistate terror probe. >> one from sacramento, the other from houston, revealing
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social media with an unnamed individual living in texas back in 2013, one exchange the two discussed training and fighting over saws a criminal complaint accused the sacramento man of traveling to syria and back again after fighting along a terrorist organization and lying to investigators about it. >> going back home and considered corrupt. law enforcement officials accused the houston suspect of providing material support to isis. this morning a philadelphia police officer barely survives being shot in an ambush. he was struck 13 times then he was able to radio dispatch for help. >> shots fired! >> all cars stand by we have an officer shot at spruce.
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broken arm and facial injuries in a reported struggle the gunman had approached from behind, a suspect is now in custody. a bad move for a driver in new jersey who remains hospitalized this morning after witnesses say he tried to outrun a train. police say a new jersey transit train slammed into a car around 7:30 at fifth avenue crossing, the driver who had to be cut from the vehicle was taken to saint joseph's medical center. his condition not known at this time, service was temporarily suspended no one on the train was hurt. police are investigating a deadly accident on the upper east side last night a car slammed into a woman who was crossing york avenue at 78th street, 68-year-old andrea of fort lee new jersey was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. a bronx toddler is in the hospital after a frightening accident, the 2-year-old boy
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brian has this story. >> reporter: the manner locked its doors and no one inside would talk about what happened thursday night when a 2-year- old boy plunged 20 feet down a gap in an elevator shaft. >> it shouldn't happen like you're training a train how you have the gap, so i mean, it month happen. >> michael edwards says his son is supposed to be the ring barer in a family wedding on saturday. instead of practicing for the event the boy wound up in the hospital with what looked like minor injuries. >> checking him over to make sure everything is right, checking him do x-ray, ultrasound, everything. >> workers here at the manner and family members used a ladder to rescue little isaiah from that elevator shaft, taken to be checked out but told he
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and his dad informs us that isaiah should be able to carry the rings down the aisle during the wedding on saturday. reporting from the bronx, cbs 2 news. happening today, a call for lawmakers to pass an elevator safety bill, the state senator and groups will make the announcement at a side where the man was crushed to death by an elevator new year's eve. an investigation underway where authorities are trying to determine whether a fire was deliberately set. the pre-dawn house fire destroyed a home on richmond boulevard. containers for possible substances the fire victims are struggling to think of who could have targeted him. >> i don't know why somebody know, doesn't make any sense. at night. >> a neighbor banging on the door alerted the couple inside,
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time is 5:39. tougher drone laws advances in new jersey. >> a macy's make over in herald's square. you're going to need a bigger boat. and jaws resurfacing where you could see a piece of mu i history. sfx: wind blowing dirt particles. footsteps. your grandpa might have told you stories about walking five miles to school.
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. 5:42. here we have it. >> i hear that song and i just start moving. >> you look so smooth out there. john. >> people say, why do you dance so much? i get to work with mary calvi and alex dennis! i can't stop dancing. >> time to check in with our weather watchers, i'm hoping it saved some of my data, didn't
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lynn brown wanted to know if we'll see inches or a whole lot. and chris was talking about how we have a winter weather advisory into parts of the hudson valley. bob checked in saying not only was elvis born on this day, and brian both watching the clouds fill in. that's the kind of memory i have because of our weather watchers and the whole thing crashed like 10 seconds before we went on air. we aren't going to crash we'll make sure you stay safe the concern will be over night tonight where there is a possibility of icing into parts of the hudson valley. that's what chris is talking about, it is over night tonight until 10 a.m. tomorrow morning where we see the possibility of some icing into sullivan down into parts of orange and putnam county as well. mostly clear, 36. there are those cool readings,
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rye, 40, 36 for the jersey shore, bigger view for you shows cold air up state through buffalo into the motier city as well along time weather watcher pointing out that they have 36 degrees right now. matching our reading right here, lots of warm air wants to push through, that's not until sunday. today we actually dial it down a bit. down to 44 above normal nowhere near the record of 65. suns up, 7:20. more clouds by sunset time as a quarter to 5. there is that winter weather advisory into parts of fair field county, here is a new edition to parts of of the county, icing over night. this system pushes through, weakens somewhat pulls to the north we tap into some of that moisture, your work and school day should be okay can't rule out a little bit of drizzle,
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there is kind of a double feature this weekend. there is the concern with cool enough air in place for icing we could see that further to the south with elevation and then little bit of light rain saturday, here is the second feature this is what we're talking about. this is sunday over night saturday into early sunday through midday on sunday, that's when you're dealing with the potential for some significant and heavy rain one to over 2 inches of rain possible it is windy and warm and then a whole lot cooler monday into tuesday of next week. it is a quarter to six what's going on alex? fantastic memory i am so glad you're my dancing partner if you are waltzing out the door, we have an over turned vehicle you'll want to plan for that also, fire department activity has all of the lanes blocked in both directions on route 202 at mount harmony road.
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in the bronx showing the expressway really moving well at the alexander hamilton bridge clear eastbound to the interchange as well as westbound to the george washington bridge take advantage of that alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe don't text and drive. thank you. in money watch as we've been reporting wall street hoping for a rebound after a nightmare start to the year. jill wagner live at the new york stock exchange. >> the shanghai finished 2% higher european markets are also trading higher. this has been the worst start ever, yesterday the dow fell 393 points down more than 900 points since monday the nasdaq fell 146, both markets are now in what's called a correction which means they've dropped 10% from previous highs. this morning traders will turn their attention from china to the u.s. economy. the government releases the december jobs report this
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bell. analysts expect the unemployment rate either held steady at 5% or fell to 4.9% that would be the first time since 2007. the unemployment rate fell below 5%. target is trying to get its cool factor back the retailers seeming up with a collection including sweatshirts sweatpants and tank tops less than $50 in some cases those price are half of what they would cost at a location. okay jill thanks so much. president obama took part in a televised town hall meeting on gun violence. says his proposed executive misinterpreted. >> the way it is described is that we're trying to take away everybody's guns. i've been president for over 7 years and gun sales don't seem to have suffered during that time.
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violence were in the audience including gabby giffords who was shot in the heads outside a supermarket and wife of chris kyle. >> and the thing is, that the laws that we create don't stop these horrific things from happening. >> he is expanding with moving with expanded background checks. macy's may be going into the real estate market. building one or possibly two tours atop the flagship store. they could use the space for hotel rooms or offices the company says that they'll consider any and all ideas. a change in zoning law would be used for the construction, it has been designated a landmark. tougher laws are in the works, a bill addressing drone safety has been advanced to the appropriations committee, make
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on classics and phantom of the opera. 27 shows are participating in broadway week in which two tickets go for the price of one, these special tickets are on sale for performances through february 5th. >> just not hamilton. 5:52. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. if you have a magic lamp maybe you could get tickets in the city right now, 36 winds out of the north at 5. cool out through the spine of the island. 28 in farmingville, wading rivers at 35 cooler for parts of the south shore, at 30 we have cooler readings still north and west, just 20s some in the teens your day today, well we're off the a bright start the clouds fill in. light icing possible north and west tonight. spotty rain elsewhere. then don't forget it is soaking rain saturday into sunday, sunday windy and warm, but
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getting around possibly 1 to 2 plus inches of rain. how busy is your commute? you have light running construction blocking lanes on the side on 53rd street, sick to the alternate that's a smoother option. in new jersey, fire department activity has all lanes blocked in both directions on route 202 at mount harmony road, 287 is your alternate and blocking route 9, alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe don't text and drive. a piece of movie memorabilia headed to a museum. one of the models used in one of the movies jaws, the only surviving shark model from the hit back in 1975, and had the
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museum under construction in l.a. it looks so much scarier when it was in the water. >> yeah it did. add a little music and we're done. >> need a bigger boat. fitness trackers are popular especially as people are tackling their fitness resolutions. how accurate are they? did you get this for the holidays? >> everyone seems to have one, wearable fitness gadgets. >> i take it with a grain of salt, this one just tracks my resting heart rate most of the time so i don't really get my heart rate while i'm working out. >> some like this one track your calories and activity level others like this monitor your heart rate. >> would you think it is fully accurate? >> i would hope it would be. >> are these fitness bracelets, how accurate are they and what kind of suggestions do give to people? >> usually the fitness bracelets are great for working
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accurate if you use it for your own benefit. >> saying any device that encourages you to work out is a good thing his suggestion. >> checking the actual bracelet itself and making sure that it is working properly is key, double check with your own heart rate and taking that yourself is key as well. >> plaintiffs against one company claimed its bracelet's heart monitor gives the wrong reading saying the case has no merit, it stands behind the product saying they provide meaningful data to reach health and fitness goals and not intended to be scientific or medical devices. >> you don't rely on it as if it were a doctor, it is not. >> i think that my body tells me what i'm doing. >> pretty much the response
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own limits best in springfield new jersey, cbs 2 news. i think the one thing we can agree on, it is not 100% accurate. >> i've taken 2,309 steps but if i shake this -- >> now we know the trick. >> it is the shake wave. >> actually not bad, as much as we've made fun of that over the years. interesting. how we doing out there today? >> fine today, you'll be watching in the rain, particularly saturday night into sunday. >> late running construction on the fdr causing backups i'll have that coming up. time is 5:56. breaking news an emergency situation at a hospital emergency room we'll have an update. streets blocked off we're live outside the hospital with
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a dash cam delivery. and parents going low tech, why some moms and dads are not using apps to keep track of
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continues after this. . live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. it is 6:00, 39 degrees for your friday, january 8th. dry today but we're tracking rain for the weekend. good morning i'm mary calvi. i'm chris wragge, here is what's new this morning. breaking news at a manhattan hospital patients moved out of the emergency room at mount sinai saint lukes hospital. all this after a man jumped oxygen tank. more breaking news over night the search is on for a driver after a deadly hit-and- run on the fdr drive a man died while trying to cross the road, a description of the vehicle that they are trying to find.
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committed to going back home as an iraqi what perceives as corrupt. one from sacramento and the other from houston set to appear in federal court today we'll have a full report on the investigation in just a moment. like somebody taking a train you have a gap, it shouldn't happen. a father outraged after his son fell down an elevator shaft, coming up more of the emotional reaction and will hit little boy be well enough to be the ring bearer. suddenly realized it is not a great idea. all eyes on wall street after another volatile session for stocks over night the
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losses hoping for a recovery after steep losses yesterday. believe it or not that is not adele but the internet cannot get enough of this viral video that has millions of views what's the message behind the altered lyrics? find out this morning. let's get traffic and weather on the 2's. that's not adele? i don't think so. all right here is the deal we are seeing some warmer conditions out the door, it is a little damp we have clouds watchers. a few degrees warmer than it was yesterday, 36 the reading in the city right now clouds are going to fill in during the course of your day today, it is tonight where we see light rain the problem is with cooler air cooling into parts of the area north and west could see an issue with ice, early tomorrow morning so just remember that. 43 at lunchtime, feel a little cooler today, 44 your afternoon high few degrees cooler than it was yesterday. don't put your socks on just
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you're supposed to wear today and also look at the possibility of weekend records. right now, let's look at the possibility of an on time arrival for you. if you are traveling this morning this may affect your ride fire department activity harmony road. you can see that's all green and a much smoother ride. in brooklyn it is a disabled truck that's causing some delays, and late running construction has two lanes blocked, delays here go back to 36. and be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. now to breaking news a manhattan emergency crews are out mount sinai saint lukes hospital this morning. stepped up a potentially dangerous leak in a large oxygen tank. janelle live on the west side with more for us, janelle.
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getting word from police now that that leak has been contained and oxygen tank has been turned off. crews still have 59th street here between ninth and 10th avenues, because that high concentration of oxygen of course presents a major fire hazard. we want to show you video closer to the tank that tank that caused the large emergency response, this beginning around 2:00 this morning when police say a man jumped from a near by building hitting that line to the oxygen tank triggering that leak. that man did not survive but as a precaution, patients inside of saint luke's emergency room were moved to other areas of the hospital. again police at this hour confirming that the leak has been contained but the tank has been, turned off right now they say they have this area blocked
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repairs to that tank. reporting live this morning from the west side, janelle burrell. police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian on the fdr after 1:00 this morning investigators say a man was either standing on the roadway or trying to cross 28th street when he was struck. he was pronounced dead. they are looking for a 4 door gray sedan. and investors hope for a rebound after a terrible week for stocks. they gained ground, cbs andrea grimes has more from wall street in lower manhattan, andrea. >> reporter: that's right a tiny bit after good news in what has been a really bad week for investors to say the least, they are hoping for a better day today of course with some experts are saying despite all the turmoil on wall street, don't make any rash decisions just yet.
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investor the best strategy is to stick to your game plan. >> huge drops triggered fears on wall street but business analyst says u.s. investors should stay calm and stay the course. >> that means don't do anything, no panicking, no emotions jumping in. >> many hope today's closing bell comes after some better news than what they've been dealing with the last several days, yesterday the dow fell nearly 400 points, driven in large part by chaos in the chinese market. >> just that sense of, oh my god what's really going on. >> a 7% decline prompted exchanges in china to close down for the second time. less than ha after hour after authorities quickly realized the shut down may have triggered more panic so they reversed course. >> they realize this is not a great idea. this market is way too volatile. some are playing into the problems including a
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labor shortage and devaling of
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we're learning more about two iraqi refugees arrested how the pair may have been connected in some way. >> reporter: court documents reveal the suspect communicated over social media with an unnamed individual living in texas back in 2013. in one exchange the two allegedly discussed training and fighting over seas. the texas person identified as individual eye writes, i need to learn from your weapon expertise, the sacramento suspect responds, if you arrive and i am still there, i will train you. a criminal complaint unsealed accused the sacramento man of traveling to syria from the u.s. and back again after fighting alongside a terror investigators about it. >> this was an individual committed to going back home and as an iraqi to fight what
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law enforcement officials accuse the suspect of providing material support to isis, both suspects are scheduled to appear in federal court today. brian web for cbs news. it is now 6:09 coming up the recent cold weather having a dangerous affect on marine life. and plans for the center, plans to invest $1 billion to recitallize it. are you ready? by making a come back at the halftime show seen only on cbs. weather wise for the kids, it is chilly out the door, not too bad, actually a little warmer than it was yesterday but they still need to coat, warmer clouds are working in the sky, feeling a lot like thursday, not the case this weekend.
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coming up. . time for weather and traffic on the 2's. take it away on this friday morning. we have interesting observations, 20s, 30s even some 40s, low 40s an exceptional reading, ron pointed this out, can't complain, i like that when my weather watchers don't complain every now and then they do. how dedicated are they? interesting comment, you know
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need to mow the lawn it has been so mild for her there in the jersey shore. i love this story. baby due in four and a half months still reporting for duty and 15 degrees, neighbor charlie there. the little snowman had to go fading away and tony, you can always count on tony and charlie for good pictures there were 8 of them now they don't even care they'll just come right up to you the deer are like, they've got attitude now. so watch out and then north and west watch out tonight with icing you got wildlife on the roadways have to make sure you leave extra time winter weatheradvisory kicks in. in the city, relatively quiet. good morning lady liberty, winds out of the north at 5. there are more readings in the teens north and west readings closer to 44, look at that 25,
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scanning the skies clouds will fill in, system number one rolls in with light rain, parts of kentucky and indiana and ohio. 44 with more clouds maybe some drizzle that wind out of the east, the dew point is up tonight 20% chance of light rain freezing rain north and west, 39 in the city of course keeps it all wet and liquid. warmer passing shower possible, but it's saturday night into sunday, that's when we see big changes a push of warm air and you've got all of this wet weather, it arrives saturday mainly after midnight, pockets of heavy rain gusty winds affiliated with this as well. exits sunday afternoon but one to two possibly over 2 inches of rain to the north this is saturday night into sunday, and then from that mild reading
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in the 30s monday and tuesday of next week. hopefully you're stuck in drive and ready to go, here is alex. if you are traveling, we have an over turned truck that has a full spill with it. route 9 is blocked north. and fire activity has laned blocked on route 202. stick with 287 to get around this. this is in queens the lie, traffic is starting to build as you make your way westbound at the grand central park way, delays now, back to francis louis boulevard. be safe don't text and drive. thank you. happening today the man accused of attacking at least 5 people with a hammer in manhattan will appear in court, david is expected to be arraigned in supreme court this morning, police say surveillance video shows him chasing an officer in midtown and striking her in the head with a hammer.
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also captured on camera attacking a woman in union scare. new york city reached for the way targeted muslims saying it was unconstitutional to target people because of their religious beliefs limit the use of confidential sources and stop open-ended investigations. and governor cuomo has a plan for brooklyn after the release of other big plans including an over haul of penn station, and a plan to extend the java center. we have more with the details. >> reporter: on the seventh day god rested but andrew cuomo didn't. unvailed his seventh mega project a huge expansion of the convention center. >> we'll have the most aggressive development program
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>> the over haul scheduled to start this year will add 1 million square feet to the convention center, one-third larger giving it 5 times for meeting rooms and the largest ballroom in the northeast and a bigger garage so trucks won't have to park on the city street. >> because of its size and facility they lose 15 major conventions and unlike the boat show and car show where people come to the day and go home, these are conventions where people stay for days and spend a lot of money. >> it is estimated this expansion will increase hotel night by 200,000. that could mean people not only staying in hotels going to restaurants and shopping. 4,000 more jobs will be created. the expansion is just one of the many, many projects
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few days a new penn station expansion of the railroad preventing toll increases and the bridge until 2020. that in addition to new airports at jfk and la guardia, how will the state pay for all of this? >> it will happen on their own land, we don't have to go out and acquire any property. the approximately cost is $1 billion it will be financed by -- up next, just about 6:18. the viral video you just have to see. imagine being but a walk away from this, we hear from the rescue workers who pulled a man out alive from this wreck.
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welcome back to cbs 2 news, here at 6:21, 39 degrees outside, beautiful start to your day, you like that shot, looking good.
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washing up on shore, they depend on external sources for heat, december temperatures were so high many turtles didn't migrate to warmer waters so now suffering from what's called cold stunning a life threatening condition if you spot a beached turtle don't touch it just contact wildlife officials if you can. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. i tell people not to put socks on, it is argyle socks. you'll want socks it is still chilly out there this afternoon a little cooler than it was yesterday. 44 the anticipated high, low to mid-40s yesterday 46 so we're down a few degrees don't forget winter weather advisory tonight also included in that, the concern is just a little bit of ice, that's all it takes make sure you take it easy, there is a 10% chance of some rain tomorrow, but it is a super soaker over night saturday into sunday. okay john thank you.
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all about disabled vehicle starts in queens a disabled truck at the qgardens, another delay, also a disabled vehicle blocks the lane on the westbound side before the george washington bridge delays are building now back to jerome avenue. alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe don't text and drive. the islanders in action and the hall of fame announces its two newest members. >> reporter: good morning everyone coming up the knicks will be in san antonio, thedevils hosting the bruins and the 22nd goal of the second period, 2-1 caps, go on the hammer, islander 4-1. one is an over all draft pick the others
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mike piaza, hall of famers the, join tom as the only in the hall. that's your cbs 2 sports update. the viral video just how really, you feel about your new year's resolution. let's talk about beyonce back for super bowl 50! >> she may be irreplaceable but cold play is going to give it a go as well. the british rock band set to play the halftime at the super bowl show but they have a surprise for fans! that's the song him for the weekend by cold play featuring ms. carter herself and it was just announced beyonce will be joining the band when they play next month. brought the house down and the lights when she performed at the super bowl back in 2013,
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february 7th you can watch it live on cbs 2. anytime she is performing it is like, you have to watch. >> the game will be second fiddle to beyonce. >> when is the halftime show? moving to new year's resolutions do you have yours yet? >> mine is just to get to the point where i could have the cake, eat it and not feel guilty about it. many of us have vowed to get back on track and get healthy. but a parity of adele's hello shows us how we really feel about the weight loss solutions hello, it's me. i've avoided you forever while consuming calories hello
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i keep saying just one more slice . this is the best part. he feels hangry, the singer goes on and the ice cream truck is the only reason i run anymore uploaded a few days ago, viewed 13 million times on facebook. i was watching it last night and i was laughing and crying because i could relate to every single word in the song. >> he says i live for crispy cream, don't take it away please. big creative minds. >> thanks, alex. time is 6:26. up next philly police officer ambushed as he sat in his car. a scare at a west side hospital patients forced from the emergency room. all of a sudden a toddler fells out an elevator shaft. and parents say they'll
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ride with heavy rain and that near record warmth. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's. and first in turmoil in asia. >> chinese stocks gained ground andrea grimes has more from wall street. today's jobs report could also bring a little bit of relief on wall street some experts are saying investors should not freak out just yet. >> the best strategy is to stick to your game plan. >> cbs news business analyst saying u.s. investors should stay calm and stay the course. >> that means don't do
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>> many hope this comes after news from the last several days, it fell 400 points from chaos in the chinese market. >> just that sense of oh my god what's really going on. >> a 7% decline prompted exchanges in china to close down for the second time a half hour after opening. they reversed course. >> they realized this is not a great idea. >> several factors are playing in including a manufacturing slow down the labor shortage and devouring of the current devour -- >> the main driver of global growth.
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soon to draw conclusions about the future markets. >> a big down week by the first week of the year is a prediction that the year will be down. in fact, the opposite. this will is, there is fear right now. >> in addition to china falling crude oil prices are also playing a role in all of this but again this morning, futures here in the u.s. are trending up chinese stocks did gain ground over night. reporting live on wall street. andrea grimes, cbs 2 news. let's get you right over to traffic and weather on the 2's. we saw a guy on 72ed street making cough ing coffee. >> let's have another slice of pizza. mostly clear, 36 winds out of the north at 5. pretty skies in the city, it will be cooler than it was yesterday still normal highs 38 we'll be above that waiting for the light rain tonight into tomorrow remember
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see a little bit of icing so watch out for that. a little bit more in dew points that will affect the real feel numbers feeling like a january day. don't forget it is wet saturday into sunday but some records could fall sunday we'll have some of those stats in just a bit. hopefully the coffee is ready and you're ready. if you are traveling in queens we have an issue causing with more. >> reporter: problem is on the northbound side of the vanwick north of the gardens interchange, you can see that pick up truck on the guardrail, also a tractor trailer involved one lane blocked off and we suspect the second lane might need to be blocked off as well when they pull the truck off of the guardrail, delays before jamaica avenue. jim smith, cbs 2 news. thank you.
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vehicle on the bridge delays here back to exit 33. alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe don't text and drive. if your travels take you to the airport, everything is on schedule. breaking news in manhattan. >> emergency crews have contained a leak in an oxygen tank in mount sinai saint luke's hospital, janelle is live with more. >> reporter: that leak getting contained at 6:00, we can see police still have 59th street between ninth and 10th avenues blocked off as those repairs are being made right up now to that tank. we want to show you video that we shot of the tank earlier, this is the tank that triggered the major leak, all starting about 2:00 when police say a man jumped from a near by building next to the hospital hitting the line next to the
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that man did not survive but because of the high concentration of oxygen, it was a major fire hazard. patients inside a saint luke's emergency room they removed to other areas of the hospital. they say no one else was hurt. police confirming at this hour that the oxygen leak is now contained that the tank has been turned off at this point what they are doing is have a private company out here fixing the tank we're told that portable tanks have been brought in for patients who need them. reporting live from the west side. cbs 2 news. police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian just after 1:00 this morning a man was either standing on the roadway or trying to cross when he was hit he was pronounced dead they are looking for a 4 door gray sedan. a police officer barely survived being shot in a
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13 times he also suffered a broken arm and facial injuries and a reported struggle the gunman had apparently approached from behind happened in west philadelphia a suspect is in in custody. a developing story two iraqi refugees arrested are expected to appear in federal court. one from sacramento, the other from houston, court documents reveal the suspect communicated over social media with an unnamed individual living in texas back in 2013 the two allegedly discussed training over seas, accusing the sacramento man to traveling to syria and back again after fighting alongside a terror organization and lying to investigators about it. this is a individual committed to going back home as an iraqi what he perceives were corrupt regimes. law enforcement officials
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providing material to isis. a man accused of slicing a woman, arrested for the chelsea slashing after a man recognizedded him in midtown from the report. a career criminal is suspected in an attack on a bronx woman, saying he belongs behind bars. apparently had 32 offenses before this. 32, which is ridiculous. if he has this on record he shouldn't be on the streets at all. he is clearly not stable. police say he also assaulted a 32-year-old woman on december 30th. video shows the face of an armed robbery suspect in the west village police asking for the public's help identifying this man, cameras captured him pointing a gun and demanding money from two men on waiverly place last month. he took $400 fled.
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president obama took part in a televised town hall meeting, his proposed actions on gun sales are being misinterpreted. >> the way it is described is that we're trying to take away everybody's guns. >> i've been president for over seven years, gun sales don't seem to have suffered during that time. some victims were in the audience including gabby giffords. the thing is that the laws we create don't stop these things from happen. mr. obama is moving ahead with expanded background checks for gun buyers along with other measures. a story of survival a rescue effort we saw live on air 24 hours ago how a man pulled out of a mangled mess
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bed instead of at the hospital just incredible. a father is calling for answers. and you'd be lucky to have these guys around how they were able to help a couple welcome a new member into the family. news reporter: hurricane patricia... hurricane patricia...
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. we heard that parity at adele's hello, last night megan trainer joined the same topic, our failed new year's resolutions to get healthy. this time of year not only about the bass but all about that waist. >> too funny. i like his knew hair. especially the stockings. also show and tell at workday, pete will show us how to play chess with magnetic pieces. and it is bubble bath day. and just think of mary, chris, alex and i just -- >> oh, no. it's earth rotation today, let's see. and english toffee day as well. weather wise, some interesting stats this weekend.
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around the area cooler readings, and remember parts of new jersey under that winter weather advisory, and west field, 33, 30 in scarsdale, 37 in cranberry. 44 this afternoon above normal. suns up 7:20. going to be pretty sunset time, 4:45 more clouds. yesterday 46 cooler today all the way up to 59 on sunday, feeling like the 10th of april and not a record in the city but we could see records tied or broken. la guardia, jfk, you very well may see new records this weekend but don't forget that's when we turn wet. not like last year very cold january, but it's not uncommon to have 50 degree days in january. the busy period would be saturday night into sunday,
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that heavy rain then monday, 20 degrees colder and by tuesday night you could be dealing with a few flakes. lots to look forward to weather wise. what do you have to look forward to road wise? we are seeing delays on the vanwick, above the scene with the details for us, hi, jim. >> the northbound vanwick of the interchange, that truck you see was just up on the divider the tow truck lifted off and put it back down on the ground. the whole time we've been here one lane is closed temporariry all lanes are closed while they got the vehicle out of the way, and the northbound van wyck live in chopper 2. we're also following a disabled vehicle on the westbound side, before the george washington bridge delays are back to li nden boulevard.
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alternate side is in effect, be safe don't text and drive. >> update now on that chain reaction crash on the expressway we told you about yesterday at this time. chopper 2 was over there, tied up traffic for over two hours. one car was crushed so bad firefighters assumed the driver was dead when they heard his cry for help. the bravest who serve add engine 241 answer about 3500 calls a year. this is one they won't forget. a record car almost completely crushed between 2 vehicles. when i looked at this mangled car i just shook my head and i said i can't believe this guy is alive and speaking. >> the red toyota looked like it had been put into a car crushing machine. firefighters arrived and shocked to see the driver wiggling his fingers crying for help. >> all he could saying was just please get me out of here.
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car that was not crushed it is an area probably about 3 feet by 3 feet i'd say. >> rescuers used tools the jaw of life and metal cutters removes piece by piece during part of the rescue. >> we have this bmw hanging over you what was that like? >> we always keep an eye on that, it took 45 minutes of work to extracate the victim you can see him raise his hands haling the first responders. >> we were all excited he was in such good condition. >> a rescue to remember. cbs 2 news. we were watching that yesterday and when he was raising his hands we were just so happy he was okay. wow. 6 vehicles were involved in that crash the driver of the
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and a toddler in the hospital after an accident, the 2-year-old boy tumbled down an elevator shaft, plunged 20 feet after falling through a gap. >> it shouldn't happen. the family and workers use a ladder to rescue the boy, he suffered minor injuries and will be the ring barer tomorrow. a call for lawmakers to pass an elevator safety bill with improved regulations, make theannouncement on a broom street building on the lower east side where a man was crushed to death on new year's eve. time is 6:47. are parents really monitoring their kid's online activities? cracking down on drones in the garden state the new rules that could soon be law. ottis livingston has this sports update.
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we welcome back you back, beautiful start to the day, 39 degrees, 6:50. the eighth day of january. and helping a woman in labor all caught on dash cam video. >> one, two, three, push! there you go, keep going! breathe, breathe, good! here we go! it's a girl! it is a girl! the woman and her husband called 911 early monday morning when they realized they just wouldn't make it to the hospital in time minutes later the troopers arrived to find the soon to be mom in the backseat of the car ready to give birth. >> we gave her specific instructions to push and at that point we observed the baby's head so i cleared the air way, turned the baby's head to its side knew she had to continue pushing so that's what we did gave her instructions and baby came out.
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the umbilical cord beforehanding that baby girl to her mom. both mom and baby are doing well! do you think mom needed the count down? three, two, one! she is like, what else are they going to do. traffic and weather on the 2's. today is midwife day so there you go follow up that story. beautiful in the city right now a little on the cool side at 36 and then we are seeing numbers a little cooler than we were yesterday, 44 don't forget we have that cool temperatures tonight, 39 in the city wet weather for the city but a little bit of icing north and west winter weather advisory and then 48 saturday a mild 59 on sunday but heavy rain my wife met a guy named guy at guy'samerican restaurant, wants me to wish him luck in the lottery, i hope you share your winnings with us this weekend. she is in the game here is alex.
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in queens this is there truck blocking the lane in the garden's interchange and a disabled vehicle before the george washington bridge started to ease out as far as delays at one point they were going back to the boulevard, appears to have moved out of there. and be safe don't text and drive. these days parents are growing old school when it comes to supervising teens online behavior. parents would rather take away the phone or laptop. >> 39% of parents use website blocking and filtering, 16%, and 44% said they are not friends with their teen on facebook and don't follow them on other social networks. >> and great to see the both of
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>> we're covering that philadelphia police officer who was shot and the major news of the day, and major garrett will talk about the questions over his eligibility to run for president. scott pelley meets a man who was exonerated, his tough transition back into society. the lotto curse, why you may not be better off winning the jackpot in history. we'll see you guys back in a few minutes. thanks guys have a good weekend.
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forced the evacuation of an emergency room. police are searching for a drive, investigators say the man was either standing on the roadway or trying to cross near 28th street when he was hit. the nypd looking for a four door gray sedan. and following huge loss, gained just under 2.5% over night, u.s. stocks had their worse opening week of the year. tougher laws for the use of drones are in the works in new jersey, addressing drone safety, the measure would make it a crime to fly a drone over critical infrastructure without prior written consent. let's go for a look at the situation. we have this disabled vehicle as you can see pulling away but as you make your way near the qgardens interchange, delays go back to the park way. 10 minute delay, the george
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an accident blocks the lane on the westbound side of the state park way, delays there back to exit 32. alternate side is in effect city wide be safe don't text and drive. you see lots of sun and really pretty over my shoulder. we'll see a few more clouds takeover, there is a front rolling in from the west that will drop off a few drops tonight in the city, obviously warm enough for just rain north and west we could see icing so watch out for that. milder on saturday gray skies with a passing shower possible it is saturday night into sunday gets busy, nasty, gets wet could see over 2 inches of rain for parts of the area windy and warm and then the winds have changed down into the 30s, monday could even see a few flurries by tuesday night have a great weekend. we'll have another check of news and weather coming up. >> thanks for watching. >> "cbs this morning" is next
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