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for this wednesday. . live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. it is 4:30. 45 degrees on this wednesday, january 27th, good morning everybody i'm chris wragge. i'm mary calvi. traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment. first, an arrest in a subway slashing. a 21-year-old man is in custody for attacking a passenger on a subway train. janelle burrell joins us in soho where it happened. >> reporter: a relative of damon a suspect apparently recognized him from
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this broadway lafayette station. they say that nowells tried to hide inside her home but instead called police and turned him in. 21-year-old damon nowells, the accused slasher in custody a day after he randomly attackedkarmen rivera. >> pretended he fill on top of me and slashed my face. she left with a four inch gash across her cheek requiring 20 stitches. she was sitting on the d train heading into work when police say nowells sat up and suddenly attacked. rivera left in shock. >> i didn't feel no pain or anything. >> witnesses tried to chase him but couldn't keep up. this video showing the suspect
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before returning out of the station. he just ran, he flew out, he flew! so they couldn't get him. as rivera heals from her injuries she says she has these words. i hope god forgive him and he should repent because it will destroy his life. >> rivera actually went back to work the very next day despite her injuries as for nowells, two charges of assault as well ascriminal trespassing for refusing to leave that home. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. yeah a little bit of rain out there, how about how nice is that, it is little liquid drops no six sides to it because it is so mild. it will be a little sloppy out
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we'll show you the radar. light rain and 45 being reported in the city. wind out of the west at 5:45. we'll dip and climb back a bit. now where we see enough cold air you've got a little bit of mixed precipitation in parts of rockland and orange, every night there will be some refreezing so watch out for that front pushes through waiting to see if that little clipper starting to organize north of the lakes will bring us snow later in the week. today we clear the morning gray away and a bit of a breeze, wind chills still well above freezing so more melting today. i'll tell you what she melts ourhearts every morning. if you were traveling here in the bronx we have the left lane blocked in the henry
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missing sewer great. and 28 closed in both directions at locust street due to an accident with the downed traffic signal there. let's check mass transit. seems as though everything is finally getting back on track on or close to schedule. energy transit or lirr, we have bus changes delays and detours due to snow removal. we'll have those for you coming up. alternate side parking is suspended until monday. be safe, don't text and drive. thank you. bus riders in energy say snowy bus stops are forcing them to wait in the street dangerously close to cars it is a problem cbs has reported. this is really, very dangerous, scary. scary is just one word used to describe the path from the new jersey transit bus stuff off route 3 west in main avenue in cliffton, unshovelled and cleared days after the
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we first reported this problem, as you can see not much has changed. it is just the same thing over and over every year. >> frustrated commuters want to know why the same problem persists. >> i understand there are a lot of things to do meanwhile we would love for them to make it a priority. because of the uncleared path they are forced to work in the snow or street, neither a safe option. >> cars are zipping at us, you walk down the street and a car and a bicyclist almost hit each other. better than hiking through there, all soaking wet and cold, and dangerous. we just have to walk from here and we have to make sure that the buses and the cars don't run over us. at route three and passaic avenue workers have been plowing the main roads and areas around the schools. these commuters hope their bus
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>> at least one side, doesn't have to be both sides if it is hard for them to get people to do it because i know there are a lot of places to be plowed. clearing a fire hydrant buried by the blizzard may have made the difference of life and death for a suffolk county, one day after the family dugout the hydrant, every minute of fire is burning it can double in size. an elderly brooklyn man is suing the city, says he was cooking in his kitchen when he was tased twice by offices happened back in october. police say they were responding to a 911 call about a potentially suicidal 23-year- old who was believed to be the boyfriend of antwan's granddaughter, not this senior citizen. >> i cannot sleep at night, thinking about what they done to me.
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just breaking into an individual's area or of resident and not knowing a description, not knowing an age. >> police say antwan had a large kitchen knife and would not drop it and have charged him with criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and harassment, antwan is due in court february 26th. the two who were killed at a crossing filed lawsuits at the carrier, happened february third when a train slammed into an suv, the suit claims the crossing was poorly design and the train engineered failed to hit the brakes. 6 people were killed in the worse accident in mote north history. the bronx parents charged in the death of their son pleaded not guilty. police say jose smothered and killed him they believe the 51- year-old was carrying the baby's body in a duffel bag.
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31-year-old danielle, wife, admitted they drove to putnam county and left the body in a wooded area. president obama has been briefed about the growing concern about the mosquito born zika virus, he met with teams yesterday. a travel alert is expanded to the caribbean and latin american with particular concern for pregnant woman this includes the virgin islands and dominican republic. the virus cannot be transmitted by human contact, but pregnant women can pass it along causing possible birth defects. a violent end in oregon. activists and his allies had been held up by a wildlife refuge, traveling to a community meeting when state police offices and fbi agents intercepted them and attempted a traffic stop, shots were fired one killed and several
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now to campaign 2016 donald trump says she'll -- he'll skip the debate in iowa. they can't toy with me like they toy with everybody else. let them have their debate, let's see how they do with the ratings. i've told them, give money to the wounded warriors give money to the veterans they are going to make the fortune with the debate, now let's see how many people watch. we'll have our own event raise money for the wounded warriors raise money for the vets. trump's decision comes just days before the iowa caucuses. texas senator ted cruz has since challenged trump to a one on one debate. the latest university poll shows the two in a close race. marco rubio is a distant third with 13%. hillary clinton is getting more support from mayor deblasio, aides to the mayor
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spend four days campaigning for the presidential candidate in iowa the new york city mayor served as the senator in 2000. the mayor will return on february second. time is now 4:40. developing a story in the pacific northwest we're getting details of a mass shooting outside of seattle. a man steals a winning lottery ticket from his friend how he was busted before he could cash in. there was no deflating her importance to the big game, a woman who has had a hand in the super bowl for nearly 30 years. that looks cool! not as cool as it has been, in fact, a mild start underway a few flakes, well north a few drops south and east, brighter though this afternoon stick
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the 2's coming up. . 4:42. traffic and weather on the 2's. here is john elliot. i'll tell you what, we have
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watchers reporting for duty, good morning, 39 and a smile there absolutely why not. you know i like this from linn brown says all i here is drip, drip, drip. everything is melting and you hear the little drip here, little drip there which is great news, her neighbor has 9 inches as far as the snow path. it is national chocolate cake day. i like this, lots of snow here, you are starting to see a little bit of melting and let's just remind everybody to watch out for the speed bump, there is so much snow to deal with. the numbers we saw yesterday, numbers will help. outside right now, pretty mild, in fact, the 24 hour comparison off the hook as the kids say,
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means that's all cell phones light rain and 45 right now, west at 45 numbers around the area, woohoo! a guy from sparta probably in a hot tub, 41 degrees, 42 in the hamptons, it is just across the world these mild numbers it is 30 degrees warmer right now than it was a day ago in sparta. 6 degrees warmer than it was in the city, look at that white plains all 10 to 15 degrees warmer than it was this time yesterday. all right, we are going to be dealing with clouds and a little bit of wet and white weather this morning then we'll see the sun come back and numbers actually retreat and don't fully recover so it is warmer now than it may be in the afternoon. a real quick snapshot you see more moderate rain, nassau, suffolk to the forks a little bit of mixing through putnam and west chester there is going
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the right footwear, a little clipper to the north. timing it out between now and 8:00 those showers weaken could see a little mixing through parts of ocean county, a relatively quiet day today, waiting and washington for the possibility of a little snow over night into early friday morning there it is, right there, susie snowflake and a little bit later in the day on friday. this is not a very impressive system. more impressive system see a flurry floating by thursday into friday, possibly to the north saturday but nice numbers. you are actually back in the upper 40s sunday into monday. so more melting to look forward to. what can you look forward to to the commute? some changes on the roads if you were traveling let's begin there, map route 28 is closed and both directions at locust street there is an accident with a downed traffic signal causing traffic delays through the area. in jersey city, the covered
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directions for ongoing construction project between tunnel e and jersey avenues and route 46 at cherry hill road. and the bronx the left lane is blocked, and this is due to a missing sewer great you don't want your car to be damaged. meter rules remain in affect, be safe and don't text and drive. if you are just waking up two people killed three others hurt in a homeless camp shooting in seattle. one officials camp say the camp known as the jungle has been out of control for 20 years. the texas teen who ran off for mexico could return to the u.s. this week, lawyers for ethan couch say he dropped an appeal against depuration and
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was too rich and spoiled to know the consequence of his actions. the theater celebrated its anniversary, representatives rang the opening bell at the knock stock exchange. >> asian markets were mixed after stocks in this country climbed sharply, rebound and the price of oil, the dow jones gained points and s and p rose by 26. shears of grocery change whole foods fell the chain has vowed to cut prices a recent survey of 1,000 customers found 70% noticed no change in prices, whole foods stock is down 15% so far this year and down 50% over the last 2 years. jetblue is upgrading some of its planes they'll redesign the interiors of 130 of its air
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get nc power outlets, new video screens and free wi-fi. they'll finish by 2019. a bronx man says he was betrayed over a winning lottery ticket. now his former pal is in jail happened during the power ball frenzy earlier this month. brian has this story. >> reporter: speaking in spanish what he did during the power ball drawing when everyone is lining up for tickets is an unbelievable betrayal. says he has no idea why 40-year- old rubelin would steal a winning power ball ticket worth $50,000 from him. the victim, a cabdriver says he grabbed the ticket and went into here to check it but came back with a torn up ticket claiming it wasn't worth
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slammed it down in the back of his car. he checked with workers saying they matched 4 winning numbers and the power ball so he called the police. the day after the record power ball jackpot drawing the suspect brought the stolen ticket here to the empire city casino at yonkers race way, this is where his luck ran out. >> they checked the ticket and flagged as stolen in the computer so he got nothing. frank called him a nice guy, he works at this car service with both the suspect and the victim. >> not anymore. >> no, no. >> says he and the suspect are certainly not friends any longer. >> and he hasn't gotten his $50,000 just yet. in the kingsbridge heights section of the bronx. with friends like that who needs enemies. remembering a new york legend.
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. love the weekend nominated for a grammy coming up, 4:52. back. a character actor on stage film and in television for decades has died. vagoda worked for many years before gaining fame for his part in the godfather, he went on to the comic role, his daughter says he died peacefly at her new jersey home
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johnny, over to you. >> they should run the stickers commercial. isn't that great stickers commercial. it is going to come right back to you. >> we've got wet weather in the area, a little bit more coverage through the island, brooklyn, queens nassau, suffolk county, it is wet. going to be soggy because there is no place for it to go. there is a little bit of mixing to the north a few flakes there, particularly south and east a few passing flurries not out of the question late thursday into friday. the weekend looking good! we'll look at it in just a bit. i hope your ride is looking better. what's going on alex. if you are taking the streets, the eastbound side of the l.i.e, no real delays mass transit it seems everything is on ore close to schedule for the commute, seeing delays and
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to that ongoing snow removal process underway alternate side parking is suspended until monday, meter rules remain in affect be safe don't text and drive. one of the newest new yorkers made his debut right on the fdr drive. officers got a call that the baby's mom was in labor just before 8:00. mom and dad to be were found pulled over near 47th street. >> i was a little surprised when i opened up the passenger door and the head was already out. the baby came out immediately, mom and dad helped catch the child wrapped it in towels to make sure it was kept warm. taken to new york presbyterian where they are side to be just fine.
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coming up in our next, the baby was fine, alex. these cops are great at that. in our next half hour, the fight over mixed martial arts in albany. good news after this cat was stuck in a drainpipe. the woman in the super
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morning. . it is a golden anniversary for the super bowl for the people who make the footballs the wilson factory in ohio has made every super bowl football for the last 50 years. every day worker michelle cuts enough panels to make around 9,000 footballs and done the same thing for 39 the super bowl is february second.
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here live. weather wise how are we doing? the balls are in the air i don't think the rain is going to be falling that's it. >> that's good news. still ahead reaction of donald trump opting out of tomorrow night's debate. the medic is random -- a chemical found in a water in several communities. keeping energy drinks away from your kids, why they may be
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cbs begins in 90 seconds. . live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. it is 5:00, 45 degrees on this wednesday, january 27th, warmer temperatures even better that storm system threatingen our area tomorrow night, looks like it is going to miss us we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's in just a moment. thanks for starting your day with us, we begin in an arrest in monday morning's subway slashing. cbs 2 janelle burrell joins us. police say it was a surveillance video taken from this station. the broadway station that made
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suspect recognized him from that video and turned him into police. >> 21-year-old damon escorted out of the station house, accused slasher in custody a day after investigators say nowells randomly attacked 71- year-old carman rivera. >> pretended to fall on top of me that's when he slashed my face. left with a 4-inch gash across her cheek requiring 20 stitches, she was sitting on the d train heading into work on manhattan monday morning when police say nowells who was sitting across from her stood up at the lafayette stop and suddenly attacked. rivera left in shock. >> i didn't even know because i didn't feel no pain or anything. >> she says witnesses tried to chase him but couldn't keep up. showing the suspect as he trips over the turnstile before returning out of the station.
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so they couldn't get him. as rivera heals from her injuries says she has these words for her alleged attacker. >> god forgive him and he should repent because this could destroy his life. >> rivera says she felt well enough to return back to work the very next day taking that d train yesterday morning as for nowells he is facing multiple charges including assault. reporting from soho, cbs news. time for traffic and weather on the 2's, john, 45 degrees isn't that nice? >> we are going to dial it down a bit backup to the mid-40s. and in the park we're down 1 degree, 44 with light rain, rain the operative word there
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for nor in suffolk county there is no drainage you'll see big puddles there will be a lot of spray on the windshield, you know the drill. for the north mixed precipitation, it will be comfortable this afternoon right back to where we are right about now with a bit of a breeze it feels a little cooler but your highs today will be well above freezing again more melting today. 5:03 in the morning hopefully we won't be getting in your way when it comes to getting around what's going on? >> over all it is okay morning we have changes for you on the locust streets due to an accident with a downed traffic signal not only here but a water main break has the cherry hill road. it may be a smoother ride for you in the bronx a left lane is blocked in the southbound side of the henry hudson park way at
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sewer great alternate side parking until monday. okay thank you some commuters are outraged with conditions days after the blizzard. >> bus stops remain untouched covered in mounds of snow and street. new jersey. >> good morning mary we are standing on the bus along route 3 people who take this bus are being put in a really dangerous situation and here is why. take a look at the sidewalk here, it is buried under a foot of snow people obviously can't walk on this. the highway. >> take a look what commuters did at the new jersey transit bus stop off the busy route 3 west at main avenue in cliffton, uncleared four days after the blizzard. >> this is very dangerous.
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walk in the street inches away from cars going by. >> you have to make sure the buses and the cars don't run over us. >> and a bus and a bicyclist almost hit each other trying to avoid all the people. >> it is a mess. >> because their other option is trekking through these piles of snow getting to and from the bus stop something many refuse to do. >> better than hiking through this, all soaking wet and it is cold. it is dangerous. the path ways at the bus stop on route 3 in passaic avenue in cliffton also buried in snow. and a viewer in garden city on long island sent us this picture of their bus stop the scene here not better. it is a grim reminder of last year when we first reported this problem in the tri-state area easy to see not much has changed. >> commuters are beyond frustrated they want to know why they are dealing with the
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>> says crews have been busy plowing the main roads and schools after this storm but admits the walk ways should have been cleared. they know demanding action before someone gets hurt. >> definitely a mess out here, the city manager says the storm was so intense it really did take a tole on the resources but reassured us walk ways will get clear today. we are live in cliffton, ilana gold. governor chris christy is now apologizing to the mayor of north wild wood. monday fight he called mayor patrick one crazy mayor after he described the flooding after the weekend blizzard as being worse than superstorm sandy. >> i got carried away last night at the meeting it is not the first time. had a night to sleep on it. woke up didn't feel good about what i said about him. saying his town suffered heavy flooding after its dune system was severely compromised by the snowstorm.
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for a missing hoboken man, matthew's body was pulled from the hudson river, the 24-year- old's keys and wallet were recovered 150 feet from the water last leaving the pub on saturday night. had said he was walking home a 10 minute walk up the street but never made it police say there are no signs of foul play. the lawyer for millionaire robert durst says he will plead guilty next week, put durst a step closer to facing murder charges, authorities have charged him with murdering his long time friend susan, set to speak to investigators about the 1982 disappearance of his first wife. metro north, last year, the families of two west chester county men filed separate negligence lawsuits the men were killed last february when the north train they were riding in slammed into an suv,
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deaths on the engineer what they say was a poorly designed crossing 6 people including the driver of the suv were killed in that accident. this could be the year mixed martial arts is finally legalized in new york, that's the hope of albany lawmakers who support lifting ban the bill has passed the state senate in the last six years, supporters say they are close to having enough votes in the house. the governor calls for legalization in his new budget. makes no sense why new york is last place in north america. not only in the united states, and canada, allow in the sports. supporters say lifting the ban would generate millions in activity but opponents point to the risk of injury to participants, the manhattan senator says concussions and other brain injuries can mean tragic consequences for athletes. remembering the tragedy of the holocaust remembrance
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liberation of the death camp the un says all nations should honor victims and have educational programs to prevent future acts of genocide this takes place in may. still to come while several north jersey communities are concerned what may be in their water. with me, dealing with somebody a little bit different. >> they can't toy with me like they toy with everybody else. not only taking on the other candidates taking on fox news. the reason why he is opting out of the last debate before the iowa caucuses. a cat stuck in a drainpipe, the rescue efforts to get it out safely. >> okay. let's get you ready and geared up for the day, an umbrella not a bad idea, particularly for parts of long island and the jersey shore, a lighter coat later, sunglasses will help,
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weather on the 2's coming up. a pneoroufitar
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t 00ac d l e emm vi chne f 1ea tgeiocooral 1-8-tfs. . it is 5:12 time for traffic and weather on the 2's. i was just saying when you walk around the city half the snow is gone. >> just like that. but parts of the city, though, staten island still a mess, better in queens but still you know, it depends where you are parts of jersey where you had 30 inches, you still have about 15 to 20 inches of snow. >> the weather has been helping.
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to help today, tomorrow into the weekend. the weekend we are flirting with 30 which is going to be great. we've got our work cut out for us, yeah. we work together i'm sure we can just get rid of all of this stuff. here is the deal in the city, we had a little bit of rain earlier it is clearing out. moving south and east, jersey shore could see a little bit of mixed precipitation between now and 7 or 8, light rain at the park winds are variable at 5, 44 degrees. there is more coverage into parts of suffolk county to the twin forks into central connecticuit. mixing showing up on the radar reading it in the atmosphere so you could see a few flakes in the parts of west chester possibly a little bit of sleet you could see that right there color and clearing out in parts of putnam and west chester. number one nowhere for the rain to go, puddles and spray but also here it is going to be a little slippery. i think there is really more of a risk over night tonight for
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into your thursday morning with that cooler air taking over. early drops another day to melt that snow away in the mid-40s. looks pretty quiet tomorrow just going to be a little 40 tomorrow. register as cooler. here comes that clipper system remember that other low is out to sea, barry on the tv screen. with this clipper going by to the north, trailing front there is a flurry chance on friday, tell you what models are not very bullish on that i'm fine with that north and west has a little better chance which is okay too because remember north and west did not see as much snow out of the big event over the weekend it is kind of win- win. then the weekend it is all about the warm-warm. you're at 40 on saturday, the potential for a flurry north, watch out behind the wheel. this is parts of the area closer to 50. there is going to be that mild
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wrap up your sunday with hopefully a smile. 44 right where we are right now. we'll retreat and be back in the mid-40s this afternoon, it is a little cooler tomorrow, not by much flurry chance during the course of the evening and into your friday, saturday into sunday there is that warm up first part of next week. i hope it is okay. >> good morning everyone as you make your way in edison some changes here the ramp from the interchange 10 toll plaza to the car lanes blocked with an over turned vehicle that will cause problems as you make your way for your ride. in the bronx left lane remains blocked at dikeman streets due to a missing sewer great in the area who other delays, live look for you here all of the hudson river crossings currently delayed free. subway changes due to maintenance, 1 and 2 trains are running express only from
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far so good everything is on ore close to schedule. all though were seeing delays and detours on bus routes throughout the area due to snow removal. alternate side parking is suspended until monday, meter rules remain in affect. welcoming news for cyclist, begin operating reopening station starting at 6:00, service will be eliminated as crews dig out of the snow. get service at the pearl and hannover station. offer afternoon valley service at these stations at penn station and port authority as well. campaign 2016 hillary clinton is getting more support from mayor deblasio, aides says deblasio and his wife will spend four days campaigning for the presidential candidate in iowa. the new york city mayor served as clinton's campaign manager in 2000. the mayor will return for work on the second of february. a republican front runner donald trump says he is boycotting tomorrow night's
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channel. >> the move comes days before the iowa caucuses, cbs 2 don champion has this report. >> reporter: the latest escalation and tension comes after fox news released this press release saying in part we learned from a secret back channel to meet with donald trump unfairly when he meets with him, setting the presidential front runner off. >> when they sent off the wise guy release some by pr person, i said, bye-bye. you called women you don't like fat bigs. been at odds since the first gop debate angry at host megan kelly for questioning him unfairly. just yesterday, the billionaire candidate took to instagram asking his followers if he should participate in yet another debate moderated by her. trump is not used to not
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truth is, he doesn't get to control the media. >> in a statement the network says trump is still welcome at thursday night's debate and will be treated fairly. >> this is all about his not being willing to defend his record. locked in airtight battle for first place, ted cruz is offering to debate trump one on one. >> you and me, mono y mono, if that scares you we can do an iowa town hall. several contenders will take part in the prime time gop debate 7 of the campaign seasons. don champion cbs news, new york. trump says instead of going to the debate he'll host a fund raising event for wounded warriors. be careful before opening your e-mail the lesson a long i rand realtor learned the hard way. what's in the water and is it safe to drink? the concerns in several new jersey communities about their water supply. we'll get another check on your traffic and weather on the
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morning. . how about this? 44 degrees!
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morning a happy ending for a stray cat stuck inside a storm drain, now in the care of animal control, the cat had been in the drain since thursday surviving the weekend blizzard, animal control officers have been sending food down the drain so it wouldn't starve, the cat is expected to be just fine. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. i'm not going to top that, that is a great story. my dogs have not been on a walk for days and there is no place for them to walk. in and out of the house wash off the paws in the city, let's go skating feel better 44 with light rain, look at there. show you right there. want to show you the rain little bit of mixed precipitation in parts of the
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in the jersey shore, a nice day with more sun this afternoon. take the umbrella early this morning. thank you john good morning everyone. if you are traveling in edison we have a ramp from the tole plaza to the southbound new jersey turnpike blocked by an over turned vehicle. and we have route 28 closed in both directions at locust street due to an accident with the downed traffic signal. alternate side parking is suspended until monday meter rules remain in affect, be safe don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. it was a rough night for the locals on the ice, and on the hardwood. here is ottis with your sports update. good morning everyone he passed his physical yesterday so officially coming back. one of the most exciting games of the season, galloway from far away the triple, we go to overtime, minus carmelo
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kevin durant seals the deal. and watching this, not so much in the second half. green, over everyone, dwayne wade had 27 hold on for the 102- 98 victory. devils wrap up with a trip to pittsburgh that means seeing the city, 17th of the season, devils hit the break with a loss 2-0 the final. that's your cbs 2 sports update. worries for thousands of morning. wondering what to make of a new notice about drinking water supplies in dozens of jurisdictions across the state. >> reporter: grove park in south orange new jersey, officials say it is the source of in the water. the contaminant aren't
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danger it presents. based upon everything i see at some point in the future it will become regulated. they are on cook wear, waterproofing and stain resistant carpet, could be the next environmental problem showing up on our radar. >> what do you do with that information? >> i would start drinking bottled water, that's you know, that's not clear enough information to just keep drinking it. the pfc levels are extremely low, the chemicals are just about everywhere in the modern environment we're talking about drinking water here and a possible lifetime of exposure. while south orange is notifying residents it is hardly alone and dealing with this situation. in orange, montclair, garfield, ridgewood, lakewood, point pleasant, union, atlantic city.
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exactly what the course of action should be. >> possible fixes could involve filtration systems, but it isn'tsimple. >> if we shut the well off, it would start to flood relieving the pressure in that area. >> so you are caught between a rock and a hard place. at village hall they are using the water to make coffee, don't believe it is hazardous, no one can guarantee it is safe. the contamination was measured at 58 parts per trillion, provides 10% of the village supply. 5:26. new precautions involving the zika virus. the hunt for a subway slasher who led police to the alleged attacker. bus riders across the tristate area are fed up after the storm days later the path ways to get to the bus are untouched, covered in snow and we'll show you the dangers they
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this is cbs 2 news this morning. good morning, it is 5:29. 44 degrees on this wednesday, january 27th a wet start to your day but it is going to dry out we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. first after the storm, bus riders forced to stand in the street dangerously close to traffic, bus stops piled high with snow this is a problem cbs 2 has uncovered before. good morning i'm mary calvi. i'm chris wragge some commuters are fed up with can bees at bus stop. many remain untouched covered in mounds of snow, we are live in new jersey to show us what they are dealing with. >> reporter: we want to show you what commuters are dealing with, check this out. this is the sidewalk that people are supposed to be walking onto get to the bus stop a few feet away, you can't even see it. it is covered more than a foot of snow, slick and icy, so people around walking on it at all. instead they are going on the highway and getting inches away
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>> take a look at what commuters have to deal with at the new jersey transit bus stop off the busy route 3 west on main avenue in cliffton, the path unshovelled four days after the blizzard. >> this is really very dangerous. >> riders have no choice but to from cars going by. >> we have to make sure that the buses and the cars don't run over us. >> bus and a bicyclist almost hit each other trying to avoid all the people. >> their other option is trekking through the snow, some many refuse to do. >> better han hiking through this, soaking wet and cold and dangerous. the path ways on route 3 in passaic avenue also buried in snow. a viewer in garden city on long island sent us this picture, the scene not much better, it is a grim reminder when we
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the tri-state area, it is easy to see not much has changed. it is the same thing over and over. >> commuters want to know why they are dealing with the same issue this winter and why plows haven't showed up. >> a lot of things to do, we would love them to make a priority. the city manager says crews have been busy plowing the main roads after the storm but admits the walk ways should have been cleared on sunday. they know demanding action before someone gets hurt. the city manager here says these path ways will get cleared today he assured us it is going to happen. this is an issue that people are dealing with across the tri- state area definitely a dangerous situation. live in cliffton, ilana gold. 5:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. 34 degrees.
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>> it is rain for the most part, kind of poses a different set ofproblems a better set, in drainage areas, drainage is pretty poor all around the area, 34 in the city, winds are variable, warm, west wind. more rain, more coverage light to moderate, all the way out, montauk, a little bit of mixing, showers for parts of the ocean, a few flurries possible thursday night into friday, it is not a very impressive system, starved for moisture, we'll dry out the atmosphere and return to the mid-40s this afternoon with some brighter skies so sunglasses, boots and hopefully a smile later today. >> some changes as you make your way, lets first begin
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on the park way, due to a missing sewer great there. the hudson river crossings good news, we have no delays at any of the tolls. and all though we are still seeing delays and detours, and bus routes throughout the area due to snow removal, we anticipate that alternate side parking is suspended until monday, meter rules remain in affect, be safe don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. an arrest in a subway slashing. a man is in custody charged with attacking a passenger aboard a subway train monday morning janelle burrell joins happened. commuters breathing a bit easier after the arrest, it was the surveillance video taken from the broadway lafayette station here, a relative of the suspect recognized him from the
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>> 21-year-old damon escorted out of the station house, the accused slasher in custody a day after investigators say nowells randomly attacked 71- year-old carman. >> he pretended he fell and fell on top of me that's when he slashed my face. rivera who asked we not show her face left with a 4- inch gash across her cheek requiring 20 stitches. she was heading into work in manhattan monday morning when police say nowells sitting across from her stood up at the lafayette stop and suddenly attacked. rivera left in shock. >> i didn't even know, i didn't feel no pain or anything. >> says witnesses tried to chase him but couldn't keep up. this surveillance video showing the suspect, before running out of this station. >> he just rang, flew out. he couldn't get him.
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injuries, she has these words from her alleged attacker. >> that he should repent you know because this destroy his life. >> this morning that suspect damon is facing two counts of assault. thank you. an elderly brooklyn man tased by officers that stormed his apartment. says he was cooking in the kitchen, happened back in october responding to a 911 call about a potentially suicidal 23-year-old who is believed to be the boyfriend of antwan's granddaughter. not this senior citizen. >> i cannot sleep at night, thinking about what they done to me. >> to think police officers are just breaking into an individual's area of residents not knowing a description, not knowing an age.
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large kitchen knife he would not drop it, chargedded with criminal possession of a weapon menacing and harassment. due in court february 26th. a violent end to that antegovernment stand off, they were held up on a wildlife refuge for the past three weeks traveling to community yesterday afternoon when state police offices and fbi agents intercepted them and attempted a traffic stop. shots were fired one person was killed and seven others including bundy were placed under arrest. some atlantic city residents oppose a move by governor christie to takeover financial management of the city. yesterday he announced a deal preventing the city from going bankruptcy. give the state power to control finances for five years, christie wants to pass the proposal by the end of february, some residents say they fear they would no longer have a say in how the government operates.
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linkedded to birth defects. added more places to the list of countries where travelers need to take extra precautions. >> reporter: world health officials are warning. >> word is spreading fast as the disease. >> found in at least 20 countries, spread by a species of mosquito. the symptoms are mild. >> fever, muscle and joint pain, eye pain and eye swelling and in some cases headaches and muscle fatigue. for pregnant women zika has been linked to babies born with an abnormally small head and under developed brain at birth. there is no treatment or vaccine, so the best way to
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>> if possible stay in a hotel, a location with firm windows and possibly air-conditioning. the cdc is recommending pregnant woman avoid traveling to countries where the virus is active. some airlines and cruise companies are granting refunds or waiving change fees. the cdc has now added the virgin islands and dominican republic places travelers may want to avoid. a federal task force is recommending doctors screen pregnant women and post for depression, since there is a risk antidepresents could harm a fetus. 5:39 coming up a single tweet that made oprah winfrey $12 million. >> a new kind of cyber attack and a business owner asked to pay up what you need to watch
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found out how a little boy used tablet technology to save his mother's life. connect during the show and posted an update on facebook it is good, it is brief. you could follow us on twitter
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check it out. . on this wednesday morning look at these temperatures, 44 degrees out there at 5:42. let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2's. so much melting going on, there is a little bit of wet weather out there we show you the radar in a second. to the north we go, and it is cooler, but you know it is not that bad. 37 for ed, they were snow starved over the weekend.
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and stats, bob has 37, this is the second report i had just a recollection from 1966. new york, 5 day lake effect storm with 102 inches of snow, it can always be worse. we still have more great snow pictures coming in, daniel look at this the melting is on, i'll tell you what as you lose the snow there is more liquid content. nice to see it go a pretty view from high point new jersey. clearly a high point, higher elevation, they had their share as well. another great landmark, lady liberty. nice mild day yesterday numbers down a bit today and tomorrow not bad. some rain in the area, 44 in the park, variable at 5. a warm west wind, 48 the high today,
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to put that asterisks there? i hate that. add midnight, it won't be that warm right around wherer right now kind of a give and take day. 39 the normal anyway you look at it we're above normal 69 and 1 below, how convenient. sunsets at 5:07 sun to' this afternoon right now, showers filling in for nassau county, it is raining there, take a look down through orient point and montauk as well. showers linger for parts of middlesex and we'll see more showers fill in for the jersey shore, you can see a little bit of mixing with that as it exits but that will be soon by midday sunny and bright, we'll change our perspective here and show you where this clipper is. there is significant snow
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enhanced snow and a line of snow showers pushing through parts of western pa. this weakens a bit and a real potential for rain and snow that exited when this area of low pressure the real kind of organized and more -- 5:45. let's get you on your way. no asterisks for my report. john. if you are traveling in roshell park route 28 closed in both directions due to an accident after a downed traffic signal there. in newark on route 109 and route 78. there is a water main break that has the westbound lane blocked on route 46 at cherry hill road. route 80 may be another option. and the southbound side of the henry hudson park way due to a missing sewer great. scoot over. alternate side is suspended until monday, meter rules
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safe don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. in money watch, more fall out from china's failing economy and stock as oprah winfrey slims down. >> live at the new york stock exchange with more. good morning chris and mary china's stock market plunged even though markets in asia saw major gains. yesterday oil prices rebounds it, and the dow jumped 282 points the nasdaq was up 49 problems in china are impacting apple, it is the company's second biggest markets apple sells of the beloved iphones are slowing down and chinas and other economies continue to struggle. china made a record $18.4 billion in profit which does include the holidays. weight watchers shares are soaring up 20% after oprah
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pounds on the plan while eating bred every single day. oprah joined weight watchers the board in october, 6.5 million shares. 12.5 million on paper. and ate bred every day, win- win, chris and mary? >> win-win, when i heard that it was like pass the begal. thank you. jill. a warning if you are in the business of hiring people a new cyber attack. we have the exclusive story in long island. >> resumes were pouring into the real estate office when this e-mail came in looking like all the others. >> it just said resume attached so i didn't think anything other than that. >> but after clicking on it,
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word documents, spread sheets, photos, then a demand for ransom. >> reaccess them, i had to contact them and make a payment. >> congratulations, you've become part of a large commute cryptowall. across the globe a new generation tougher to crack it avoids antivirus detection and look like a job resume, price to unlock, $10,000. tom says business owners best protection is awareness. >> one click and their businesses are pretty much on stand by. >> the fbi and local police say they want to hear from victims suffolk police investigating this case and afterring advice.
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your files no need to pay that ransom. he eare fuses to pay the ransom but realizes the price she may have to pay. >> it is just crazy that they can capture your files and hold it ransom. and it is not much that can be done about it. kennedy realizes had she looked closer she may have spotted the resume scam. a mass mailing not an individual looking for a job in bay shore long island, cbs 2 news. the faa estimate victims are scammed out of $18 million with ransom wear, they are paid off with digital currentcy. currentsy. and charlie pooth. kids and energy drinks a warning for parents about a disturbing new trend and the risks to your child's health.
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time for traffic and weather on the 2's. the stuff you learn on this show, fantastic. cloudy and 44. winds variable at 5. dealing with wet weather, south shore, seeing rain so it will help wash away some of the treated roadways but also no place for the rain to go, we'll see big puddles out there, and more rain filling in for parts of staten island, a few passing showers, ocean counties as well. a little bit of snow, better shape this afternoon, low to mid-40s and pretty nice skies. let's get you there first with alex. the left lane was blocked on the southbound side due to a missing sewer great there to the george washington bridge you were moving well at the toll plaza, right before the
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problems, we have multiple disabled vehicles so stick with the upper level, alternate side parking is suspended until monday. meter rules remain in affect chris over to you. a boy in up state new york is being hailed as a hero after reused a computer tablet to save his mother's life. he loves using tablets to play games last week he used the tablet to communicate with his dad after his mom who has type one diabetes fell unconscious while talking on the phone. they called the tablet and chadwick answered. >> he realized what he was going on and get help from his daddy. >> i think him using the tablet is the reason she is still with us today i had no idea he knew how to unlock the tablet. >> he told him to answer the
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energy drinks are getting a boost in popularity not everyone should turn to the beverage for a pick me up. >> more and more kids are consuming energy drinks we're talking first graders. >> energy drinks, high octane and ready available in stores, maybe too available. a study found 44% of all energy drink calls to poison control centers were more kids under 6, many with nervous systems and heart problems. >> as an energy drink could have as much as 500-milligrams of caffeine, with 14 cans of soda. way higher than you'd want a child to have. says the dangers of over consumption for kids and adults varies. >> headaches or shakiness, could be more serious like
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where it beats 2,000. >> they are high for children who already take medication and not other for those raising concerns, often filled with sugar. >> so much of that sugar could cause weight gain as well as cavities. >> says it is best to keep kids away from anything but the basics. >> for the most part, all the fluid your body needs could be found in water and milk and maybe in some 100% fruit juice. you don't need what's markets as sports drinks unless you are doing vigorous physical exercise. to prevent your child from accidentally drinking an energy drink she recommends keep them locked up. >> you're on your way your second five hour energy. 10, 20 hours of energy?
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>> this is kind of scary stuff everywhere. >> you like this. >> i can't say now or i'll get the stink eye. as you continue to shovel you can still hurt yourself because it is really dense and wet snow now. >> heavy, heavy. problems on the george washington bridge lower level under the apartments i'll have that coming up. 5:57 forced into the streets snow covered bus stops placing riders in danger this isn't the first time it happened. snow and ice flying off cars in new york and police can't do a thing about it? now there is push to change that. jackpot to jail how a lucky power ball ticket ended up with
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. live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. it is 6:00, 64 degrees for your wednesday january 27th temperatures are going to stay above freezing and that means we could see a lot of this snow melting away. good morning i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge alex and john sitting by with traffic and weather on the 2's. here is what's new this morning. police make an arrest in a random subway slashing new
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out of the fifth precinct in handcuffs hear from the victim in a live report. we just have to walk from her and make sure that the buses and the cars don't run over us. bus riders waiting in fear, riders are forced to wait and walk in the street dangerously close to traffic. we are live with what our cameras uncovered coming up. i would start drinking bottled watt -r. that's not clear enough information to just keep drinking it. water in south orange new jersey is the tap water safe to drink? saying a small amount of contamination turned up in a dozen jurisdictions. word is spreading fast as is the disease. >> the zika virus causing worldwide concern over possible birth defects spread by
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its travel alert. when they sent out the wise guy press releases done by some pr person along with roger ailes, i said bye-bye. >> backing out before the iowa caucuses coming up what donald trump had to say about fox news in one of its moderators how the news organization is responding. you could call it a fair well letter to one direction fans the new music video that takes a look at the very beginnings as they prepare to go on hiatus. >> 6:02. how do you feel about this? >> are you going to be okay? all of you guys? looking back at one direction? i'd rather celebrate. >> things are falling apart ever since one direction split up. mary calvi is on the floor over there, this is horrible.
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it is okay mary it is oka . a little bit of rain coming down, that's about it. it is 43 in the city, cloudy winds are calm, everybody exhale. we have light rain more coverage of the rain for parts of long island, kids need the boots and still slick and not icy because of mild over night lows that i think will change tonight there is really a better chance for black ice forming over night into your thursday, we're going to be back in the mid-40s and see more sun this afternoon too. so just put on the tunes and enjoy let's see if alex is okay, we can go to alex. no madness or mayhem. if you are traveling to the george washington bridge, there is a large pot hole underneath the apartments on the lower
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multiple disabled vehicle, stick with the upper level for a smoother ride we don't want your car damaged as you make your way into start your day. mass transit everything is on or close to schedule, energy transit and lirr that's good news all though we are still seeing some delays and detours on bus routes due to snow removal underway. alternate side parking is suspended until monday, meter rules remain in affect, be safe don't text and drive. new this morning an arrest slashing. a 21-year-old man is charged with the random attack aboard the d train, janelle burrell joins us live with the story. >> chris, riders this morning hear at the broadway lafayette station relieved to hear about this arrest damon taken into custody after a relative recognized him from surveillance video taken inside
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21-year-old damon escorted out of the precinct arrested a day after the attack. pretended to fell and fell on top of me that's when he slashed my face. rivera who asked we not show her face left with a 4- inch gash across her cheek, requiring 20 stitches. he was sitting on the d train heading into work in manhattan monday morning. when police say nowells was sitting across from her stood up at the broadway lafayette stop and suddenly attacked. >> i didn't even know i didn't feel no pain or anything. >> witnesses tried to chase him but couldn't keep up. >> showing is suspect as he trips over the turnstile before returning out of the station. >> so he just ran, he flew out, flew! so they couldn't get him. >> as rivera heals from her
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words for her alleged attacker. >> i hope god forgive him and he should repent because this destroy his life. >> after all that rivera says she is not scared, in fact she returned back to work on the subway the very next day. as for nowells he is facing multiple charges including two counts of assault. reporting live this morning, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. thank you. after the storm bus riders forced to walk in the streets close to cars, this is a problem cbs 2 has covered before. >> ilana is gold in new jersey to see what they are dealing with this morning, ilana. i'm going to wait for this car to go by, there is one more just one more second people tell us it is only a matter of time before someone gets hurt this is why check out the sidewalk that they have to walk
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can see how deep the snow is, sink right in, in some spots also icy, slippery, easy to fall people aren't walking on this at all they are actually going right on the highway and getting very close to fast- moving traffic. >> take a look what commuters have to deal with at the new jersey transit bus stop off the busy route 3 west at main avenue in cliffton, the path unshovelled and unclear after the blizzard. >> riders have no choice but to walk in the street inches away from cars going by. >> you have to make sure that the buses and the cars don't run over us. a bus and a bicyclist almost hit each other trying to avoid the people, it is a mess. because their other option is trekking through these piles of snow getting to and from the bus stop something many refuse to do. >> soaking wet, dangerous. the path ways at the bus
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avenue also buried in snow. >> on long island sent us this picture of their bus stop, the scene not much better it is a grim reminder of last year when we first reported this problem in the tri-state area it is easy to see not much has changed. >> it is just the same thing over and over every year. >> commuters are beyond frustrated they want to know why they are dealing with the same issue and why plows haven't showed up. >> we would love for them to make a priority. the city manager says crews have been busy plowing the main roads and schools after the storm but admits these walk ways should have been clear on sunday. they are demanding action before someone gets hurt. the city manager here in cliffton says the storm was so intense, the crews are
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but can ensure these walk ways will get cleared today. we are live in cliffton new jersey. a tragic end to a search for a hoboken man, the 24-year- old's keys and wallet was recovered 150 feet from the water he was last seen leaving the pub on saturday night, said he was walking home a 10 minute walk up the street but never made it. police say there are no signs of foul play. coming up at 6:09 a gop debate without donald trump what both sides are saying. a new push by law makers to clear the snow off the top of their cars before a terrible accident happens. >> the moment a monster wave
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. 6:12 welcome back to cbs 2 news, we want to mention all schools are open in newark after being closed the past two days from the blizzard so get on up and out to school. a lot to catching up to do. 12 minutes passed the hour let's find out about the weather traffic and weather on the 2's. good point, you have that backup the home work, kind of a drag for the kids, but it is great for mom and dad, it is
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41 north shore a little bit of wet weather, all the way out to river head, heading down to the jersey shore, not down with the possibility of a few more showers, i appreciate this from john. you have to feel for the kids too, when is all this snow going to get out of here? he does not look that happy but maybe nice and warm and cozy and watching the wildlife go by and then the readings to the north cooler, but funny chris saying this is boring weather up here, you were spared the big totals that we saw down here. today it is warmer day so we'll see more melting and we are going to see a little bit of wet weather as well. i like that shot look at that. i like the reflection there, i just love the river view for you, that's very pretty. 43, winds are calm relative humidity at 57%, 34 in wallden, most reporting stations all
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freezing 43, 41 in madison, you'll see more rain we've got these showers filling in getting rain light rain through central suffolk into nassau county as well. you are not done, this will slow you down a bit and watch out and make services slippery not so much icy but slippery, be careful and that spray on the car, you are going to see it it is going to be a bit messy, you're not done with this yet we'll see more showers pass through. temperature profile just warm enough to make it rain which is a bit of a blessing so after some early drops we'll be counting our blessings again this afternoon in the sun and quiet conditions tomorrow quiet and a little cooler today the mid-40s return this afternoon but may not even hit 40 tomorrow, then we're watching this clipper system to the north, that will clip us with a chance for a few flurries early friday and then again for parts
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saturday, but looking into the future, next week temperature outlook for 6 to 10 days calls for numbers above normal. definitely the case today as we see 44 this afternoon after actually hitting the high of the day at midnight. you are still above normal by a degree tomorrow, that's a little cooler thursday into friday. but there is the trend that is a friend as we see those numbers back above normal second half of the weekend warmer and then we have those mild readings for the first part of midweek. what's going on alex? good morning everyone as you make your way out let's make your ride easier, there is an accident blocking the left lane no need to take an alternate quite yet, in the bronx the left lane is blocked in the henry hudson park way due to a missing sewer great not the only issue, the george washington bridge moving well as you make your way to the toll plaza there is a pothole
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caused multiple disabled vehicles only the right lane is getting by. stick with the upper level to avoid this all together. alternate side parks is suspended until monday, meter rules remain in affect, be safe don't text and drive. after this weekend's brutal blizzard some lawmakers say it is time to give police the power to ticket drivers. in new jersey and connecticuit, tony reports. smashed windshields, injured drivers snow and ice flying off vehicles a big winter worry. but new jersey can ticket drives like this guy. >> could cause a fatality, could cause damage to a car, somebody could swerve out of the way even if they are not hit. >> so queen state senator tony is going to try again in the wake of the weekend winter he
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require drivers to clear their car makes it into law. >> if new jersey has it why can't he. >> for critics it is mostly a limited government thing. why write into law what should be a matter of commonsense in hunts point we found a truck stuck in the snow and a truck driver who supports the law. >> it is a good thing if one of those pieces of ice falls off and goes into a windshield, they have machines that come down on the trail or pull the snow off. >> if you hit them in the pocket, you see how fast they get up there and clean it. >> albany kept the bill on ice. say opposition may be -- and donald trump says he'll skip the debate in iowa. >> they can't toy with me like they toy with everybody else.
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and let's see how they do with the rattings i told him give money to the wounded warriors, now let's see how many people watch we'll have our own event we'll raise some money for the for the events. >> trump's decision comes days before the iowa caucuses in a statement trump is still welcome and treated fairly but cannot dictate the moderators and questions. and challenge the billionaire to a one on one debate trump has 31% cruz at 29 rubio at 23rd%. and the new york city mayor served as clinton's campaign manager during her senate bid in 2000. the mayor will return to work the day after the iowa caucuses
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time is now 6:18, 4 million views in one day with viral video with matching fashion and decor. smuggling live birds through custom how a man tried to hide animals on his body. a sharp rise on tuesday, the dow jones gained 42 points
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46. . the massive wave, the 15- foot wave caused by el nino storm, people rushed to help those trapped inside as the waves continue to crash on the shore. amazingly no one was seriously hurt. it was really remarkable to see how many people ran to their aide, incredible. more waves coming too. cubic yard of water weighs 1100 pounds, add velocity, it is an unstoppable force. flip side of el nino didn't work out for us too much last weekend, no stormy weather out there, we're dealing with wet weather, in the city we are dry parts of the city to the east
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43 in the park, heavier rain to parts of south suffolk, mixing into ocean county do watch those roadways slippery and at times icy, i think that will be more problematic tomorrow morning as we clear out and your cold tonight a brighter story, 38 to about 45 around the area, after a really warm one yesterday as you are shoveling today, motzart was born on this day in 1956. and a little shoveling? how about the commute. if you are traveling this morning we have metro north, 15 minutes traveling into and out of the terminal in new haven lines due to a signal issue in the park avenue tunnel. to the george washington bridge you are still moving well at the plaza there is a large pothole, only one lane getting by through the area stick with
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ride, several cars have been damaged. meter rules remain in affect, be safe don't text and drive. thank you. it was a rough night for the locals on the ice and on the hardwood. here is ottis with the cbs 2 morning sports up date. good morning everyone, passed his physical yesterday so he is officially coming back. one of the exciting games of the season, down three, the triple. we go to overtime! minus carmelo anthony. with kevin durant, seals the deal two of the game high, 44, the knicks lose a tough one, 128-122 without melo in the lineup. and watching this, not so much in the second half. up and over everyone. dwayne wade, he had 27 home on for the 102-98 victory. and a trip to pittsburgh that means seeing, 17th of the
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the loss. that's your cbs 2 news sports update. the talkers the viral photo that is will have you doing a double take. first news about one direction, what's happening here? >> tore up about this, yesterday the pop band one direction dropped their new video which is a real blast from the past got a whole lot of history, the greatest team that the world has ever . doesn't he just strike that cord in your heart? images that includes their debut including a show to rise videos what makes beautiful,
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feature malik, one direction, here it is on hiatus. so this is all you have to make it through the rest of the year, replay, replay. hold it, it's gone viral. there are millions of views. >> we joke but these girls are seriously crying! they are upset! >> you heard what happened to mary, she nearly fell over. >> standing here. one hotel guest is giving a whole new meaning to perfect fit. someone posted a video of a friend checking into a random hotel, the guest shirt as a resemblance to the hall way, 4 million views in just one day the comments are just as perfect. one wrote well one of us is going to have to change another one wrote, this is a nice hall
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>> what are the chances. >> thank you. coming up 6:26. new warnings about the zika virus and this. subway slasher in custody, how police were able to catch him. >> we'll have a live report coming up. >> why an elderly brooklyn man was tased in his own kitchen. a man jailed over a winning lottery ticket live.
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. this is cbs 2 news this morning. it is 6:30. 43 degrees, rain in parts of our area, we are well above freezing so the snow will continue to melt. which is good news for bus riders forced to walk close to traffic because of uncleared snow, it is a problem we have reported on before. >> a man charged for randomly attacking a 71-year-old accused of slashing her face as she sat on the train. >> good morning i'm chris wragge. >> we begin with that subway slashing arrest. a man is in custody accused of attacking a passenger monday
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janelle joins us live from soho where it all went down. >> chris, what riders here at the broadway lafayette station say they find especially disturbing about this attack was the fact that it was completely random. this morning we are getting our first look at the suspect in custody after his arrest last night. here he is 21-year-old damon nowells of brooklyn, seen running out of the subway station on surveillance video, they tell us it was actually one of his relatives who recognized him from that surveillance video and turned him into police. investigators say the camera bought nowells tripping over the turnstile molts after he attacked carman on a d train. rivera left with a 4-inch gash on her face. >> just pretending that he fell on top of me that's when he slashed my face and i didn't
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no pain or anything. i hope god forgive him and he should repent because this destroy his life. >> nowells is facing two counts of assault, as for rivera, not letting what happened to her deter her, she was back on that very same train the next day heading back into work. from soho, cbs 2 news. let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2's. warming up today. it is going to be a pleasant day. cooler than it was yesterday still well above normal right back in the low to mid-40s this afternoon in the city, that's where we are. 43, we hit the high around midnight hanging on to the heat from yesterday. dial it down a degree or two before we warm it backup to 43 to 45 this afternoon. the rain, though it is a little bit more pronounced for parts
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messy because there is nowhere for it to go. watch out for puddles and mixing for parts of the jersey shore. lake effect snow for a few more flurries, we'll see the sun come back in the mid-40s this afternoon but how much snow have we already lost? we'll take a look at some snow stats in just a bit right now, she has the traffic stats you need, hi, alex. good morning everyone thank you for waking up with us, if you are traveling in york town, franklin d roosevelt state park delays are back to baldwin road. also in brooklyn we have a disabled truck blocking the lane on the northbound side, this coupled with regular rush hour traffic causing delays back to the brooklyn bridge. metro north issues riders may experience delays of 15 minutes traveling into and out of grand central terminal on the hudson line due to a signal issue
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and meter rules remain in affect. be safe don't text and drive. if you have to travel to the airports best to contact your carrier following this weekend's storm, so far everything seems to be running like normal. chris and mary back to you. some commuters are fed up with conditions at bus stops. many remain untouched covered in mounds of snow. ilana is live with what they ilana. >> reporter: standing at a bus stop, people are actually walking on this busy highway to get here because check this out if you can see between the cars you can see the walk they are supposed to be walking on covered in almost a foot of snow. we want to show you this video at new jersey transit bus stop on route 3 at main avenue in cliffton, unshovelled and untouched four days after the storm. people said they refused to walk on this because it is so difficult you can fall very easily. they are going on the highway
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we also have video from route 3 and passaic avenue. the same situation here. crews were supposed to clear these paths on sunday obviously that did not happen and commuters are demanding change. >> how dangerous walking to the bus stop? >> with the darkness the cars don't have a better view, it is a little hazardous a little dangerous. you have to go on the highway are you worried you'll get hit by a car? i think about it but hope it doesn't happen try not to, have to get to work. >> what is the message for the city? >> just to do a little better job clearing out the snow. >> bus riders are frustrated on long island a viewer sent us this picture in garden city, also buried in snow. so a big mess to clean up people across the tri-state area tell us they were dealing with that same issue with these bus stops last year after big
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cliffton says the paths will get cleared today, ensures us that will happen. ilana gold, cbs 2 news. thank you clearing a fire hydrant by the blizzard may have made the difference between life and death for a suffolk county family. say the neighbors attic caught fire one day after, they rescued residents and pets officials say every minute of fire is burning it can double in size. >> a tragic end to the search for a missing hoboken man who vanished during the blizzard, his body was pulled from the hudson river, the 24's-year-old keys and wallet was recovered from the water. last seen the pub saturday night said he was walking home a 10 minute walk up the street but never made it there are no signs of foul play. a man says he is suing the
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officers who stormed his apartment. he was cooking in his kitchen when he was tased twice by officers happened back in october police say they were responding to a 911 call that a potentially suicidal 23-year- old who is believed to be the boyfriend of antwan's granddaughter not this senior citizen. i can't sleep at night. thinking about what they've done. >> to think police officers are breaking into a individual's area of residents not knowing a description, not knowing an age. police say antwan had a large kitchen knife and would not drop it and have charged him with criminal possession of a weapon, harassment, antwan is due in court the 26th. the violent end to a stand off in oregon, the activist and his allies have been held up on a wildlife refuge for the past three weeks, they were traveling to a community meeting yesterday afternoon when state police officers and fbi agents intercepted a
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one person was killed several placed under arrest. the lawyer for robert durst will plead guilty. the employee will put him a step closer to facing murder authorities in los angeles charged him with murdering his long time friend susan in december of 2000. she was said to speak to investigators about the 1982 of his first wife kathy. a character actor on stage has dieded, he worked as a sporting actor in theater for many years for gaining fame in the godfather. he later went on to the comic role in the sitcom, saying he dieded peacefly. he was 94 years old. well the time is now 6:38 still ahead, water worries chemical contamination found in some resident's tap water.
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low prices, great quality, and friendlier service. acme. . welcome back to cbs 2 news at 6:41. 43 degrees a lot of that snow is gone from some of the city streets others dealing with it at least we have warmer temperatures. living with gorgeous views
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california residents, cliffs in pacificcalifornia, residents have been told evacuate and this isn't the first time those residents have experienced this in 1998 storms caused one home to collapse in the sea and others demolished before collapsed. u.s. customs arrested a customer accused of smuggling live birds, some in his pants the man was on the when he had six birds in his fanny pack, and some in his pants, they were turned over to authorities. they were like, thank heaven. save me please. >> get me out of here. >> i hope the birds were sedated, that is weired. as you take flight, we are losing a lot of the snow which is good if you ask me because i'm one of the guys shoveling it. it is packing a little bit harder we have more water
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we'll look at the stats in just a second. it is warm, nice out there, 43 degrees with clouds over head. wind is calm, later today out of the west relative humidity at 57%. numbers right now, a little bit of cooler air in orange county, 32 in monticello, belmar, cool enough for parts of ocean county, and 41. with limited exception, it is either a little or a lot warmer than it was this time yesterday warm temperatures really doing a number on our numbers you see what happened there. the snow just melted so in the storm 26.8 in the park, 28 in la guardia, 30 at jfk, 28 at newark, look at the numbers now, la guardia lost a foot of snow into the atmosphere, which is great 22 at jfk so on average we've lost about 8 to 13 inches of snow, melted away,
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these warm temperatures and also it will be tapped down by the moisture, it is rain now into parts of suffolk county. it is a little bit of heavier rain through the hamptons there was mixing in ocean county, waiting and watching for a dryer day today, numbers are going to be warm again in fact, right around 44 this afternoon above freezing thursday and friday, a few flurries possible. the nice warm up into monday. quarter to 7 i'll bet you have places to go. >> we have changes for you on the roads and the rails let's look in queens heavy delays on the westbound side as you travel near jfk, due to an accident at cross bay boulevard delays here are back to the southern state park way not a great alternate give yourself plenty of time. speaking of the southern state there is an accident on the westbound side of the park way at central avenue. heavy delays in this area back to franklin avenue.
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disabled truck causing heavy delays, that go back to the bridge. customers need to plan for possible experiences of a 15 minute delay traveling into and out of the grand central terminal in new havens due to signal issues in the park avenue tunnel. alternate side parking is suspended. meter rules remain in affect, be safe don't text and drive. you have breaking news, another subway slashing last night police in brooklyn are trying to identify the suspect seen in these photos was aboard a train when they struck a woman on the hand with ab unknown object as you can see pictures here if you recognize this guy. and wrapped in a cloth the man fled the woman was treated and released at a hospital. >> he was betrayed over a winning lottery ticket, now his
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after the power ball frenzy. brian has the story. >> speaking in spanish, victor says what his friend did during the heat of the 1.5 power ball drawing when everyone was lining up for tickets was an unbelievable betrayal. >> he says he has no idea why 40-year-old seen here in handcuffs on his way to court today would steal a winning power ball tickets. the victim says he grabbed the winning ticket and went in to check it but came up with a torn up ticket claiming it wasn't worth anything, and shows how they slammed it down in the park of his car. he said the ticket matched four winning numbers and the power ball so he called police. >> the day after the record power ball jackpot drawing the suspect brought the stolen ticket here to the empire city
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this is where his luck ran out. >> race way workers checked the ticket and flagged as stolen in the computer so he got nothing. >> frank called him a nice guy, he works at this car service with both the suspect and the victim. >> yeah, he friend for a long time. >> not anymore. >> no. >> says he and the suspect are certainly not friends any longer. >> and he hasn't gotten his $50,000 just yet. in the bronx, cbs 2 news. thousands of new jersey residents are wondering if their water is safe to drink, turned up in a dozen jurisdictions, cook wear and microwave popcorn bags, it is unclear if it can directly impact health. they have been detected in
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montclair, garfield, fair lawn, ridge wood and hawthorne, lake pleasant and union and of course atlantic city is last on the list also. it is now 6:47 why a woman unexpectedly got charged hundreds for an uber ride. and the urgent new warnings as another country announced a new case of the zika virus. ottis livingston has this sports update. he passed his physical so officially coming back, lost to the thunder 128-122. and failed to the heat and
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. new information this morning on the growing concern over the mosquito born zika virus, president obama was briefed when he met with leaders of health and security teams a travelalert has expanded with concern for pregnant woman including virgin islands and dominican republic. the virus cannot be transmitted by human contact but pregnant women can pass it along with their babies.
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foods shoppers, with 8-inch pep rowny pizza. whole foods says the products were misabled but contained uncured pork, january fifth through the second and sold in the tri-state area. talk about surge pricing a customer new she'd be paying a lot more for the trip to the airport during a snowstorm but not the $640 she was charged according to an article in the washington post the woman thought she would be paying $250 but uber says the $640 price is right. a $144 base rate for top level suv service multiplied, offering a credit for her next ride. time is now 6:52 time for traffic and weather on the 2's. most stations well above freezing precipitation is rain
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rain for parts of long island clearing out of the city. few left over showers with mixing. other than that we're looking forward to sun and let's get the kids ready. and we brighten up those skies and go through the day temps will hold in the mid-40s, be careful around pick up and drop off those big snow mounds exist, we'll retreat back into the 30s, we should see additional melting. what additional traffic info do you need right now? >> if you are traveling in valley stream we have an accident on the westbound side of the southern state park way at central avenue, they kind of flow back to franklin avenue. to the hudson river crossings this is a half hour wait a 20 minute at the holland, george washington bridge, similar story as the holland there alternate side parking is
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rules remain in affect, be safe don't text and drive. a happy ending for a stray cat stuck inside a storm drain in connecticuit. rescued and in the care of animal control. the cat had been in the drain since thursday surviving the blizzard, animal control officers were sending food down the drain, the cat is expected to be a-ok. a lot of effort to get that little one out. let's check in with "cbs this morning," joining us with a preview great to see you. >> good to see you we are just having a conversation, you are invited, hello chris and mary. we are covering the deadly shooting in the protesters in oregon and all the major news of the day, we'll talk with rick davis about donald trump's decision to skip the next debate, how does he think that could affect the race? also chip reed continues his investigation into the wounded warrior project how former employees say the charity is falling short
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and chelsea handler shares a letter of advice, hello chelsea. our continuing series note to self the news is back in the morning we'll see you in a few minutes in counting. hello! good morning! chelsea. all right. >> i like chelsea . i like her too. we'll see you in a few. thank you.
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. here is what you need to know before you go, there has been another subway slashing in bedford, brooklyn last night police say this man was aboard a number three train when he allegedly struck a woman on the hand with an unknown about wrapped in a cloth the woman was treated and released from the hospital. a 21-year-old man is in custody charged with attacking a passenger aboard a train monday morning police say damon of brooklyn seen running out of the broadway lafayette station after he allegedly attacked the 71-year-old woman as she sat on the d train. he is facing two counts of assault. some commuters are outraged with conditions at bus stops throughout our area many bus stops in cliffton have been covered in mounds of snow, they are being forced to walk
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welcoming news for cyclist, reagan opening stations about an hour ago, service is littled as crews continue to big out the snow from several stations. let's go to alex dennis with a final look at traffic. in brooklyn a disabled truck blocks the lane, and we have very heavy delays back across now to the bridge. 15 minute delays traveling into and out of grand central terminal, due to signal issues alternate side suspended until monday, meter rules remain in affect, be safe and don't text and drive. a little slippery out there as we have wet weather in the area, mild temperatures, we have pretty good coverage for suffolk county, parts of south ocean, a little bit of mixing going on, a dynamic and the sun comes out later today and we see 44. cooler for your thursday, a few flurries possible early friday, warmer into the weekend and is that him seeing his shadow? already, love it.
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