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have a great day. good morning it's 4:30, 17 cease on friday february 12. bitter cold and the interlocutory decree of dissolution of marriage is justice the beginning of a cold snap that will last all weekend. >> these can be life threatening conditions. >> the mayor about the bitter cold and the importance of staying warm and protecting others. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs 2 news highway than. first we want to get to john elliot. >> good morning guys. it's all about the numbers and they are bitter. the wind down a little bit today overall to help the feel but it's still very cold.
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wiped out of the west at--wind out of the west the 15. dirty dozen in sparta, 21 the hot spot thinking turn those numbers around in toms river but the wind chill is 5 there. wind chill in scarsdale is three below, mont sell o 6 below and feels like 7 when you catch the wind you don't catch a break. sunny skies today, a little less wind and numbers below normal before the next invasion of cold air rolls in during the course of the day on saturday starting early. 27 your high feeling like 18 and a little bit of snow in the forecast as well. plan on the cold. don't want to push you out the door but if you got to go early i know who can help. alex denis.
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this bridge is closed for another hour but if you stick with the bayonne bridge you'll have a smoother ride. construction has two lanes blocked between 106th and 96 96th streets and from 71st to 63rd so two lanes blocked northbound. both directions dealing with issues but currently delay free. no issues at any of the hudson river crossings. alternate side suspended for lincoln's birthday. meter rules are in effect don't text and drive. getting even colder over the weekend. >> janelle burrell joins us live with more this morning. hi janelle. >> good morning to you chris and mary. it is frigid out here this morning i'm struggling to say warm so you can only imagine this weekend.
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now and it's only going to get colder over the next few days which can be extremely dangerous. >> it was nice for a long time and then it came doubly hard. >> a biting bitter shock to the system which has these ladies bundles up to their eyes and only expected to get worse. the wind chill expected to plunge low on sunday. >> these can be life threatening conditions. >> the mayor urges them to heat safely and not under estimate how dangerous this cold can be. >> people should treat it with seriousness. infants, people with cardio vascular or lung conditions. >> if you can stay indoors as much as possible which is exactly what a lot of people say they plan to do. >> this weekend i'm staying home with my dog and cuddling up on the couch. >> everybody out there stay warm okay?
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bundle up in layers. the mayor said he ordered a code blue which means homeless people on the streets will be brought to shelters and encouraging new yorkers who do not have heat inside of the homes to call 311 to ensure their homes are properly heated over the next few days. the upper west side janelle burrell cbs 2 news. a live look at a massive fire at a warehouse in new jersey that continues to burned this morning. it started at 3 yesterday afternoon in hillsborough summerset county and spread to at least two other buildings. it's unclear how the fire started and it has since reopened. there are no reports of injuries. much more in a live report coming up.
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fatal shooting in an unarmed man. >> the jury rejected claims the shot was fired accidentally. >> what is your plea? >> guilty. >> with those three words it was all over, peter liang became a former police officer and a convicted felon. gurley's family gasped at the verdict. i asked what he whispered to the mother after the verdict was read. >> i told his mother i'm sorry we were in that courtroom at that point because there are no winners. >> we are not rejoicing but it's about being accountable taken. >> the state's case hung on the rookie cop's departure and claim of accidental discharge of a weapon with a powerful
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where there was no active threat. the court house. >> i have a family and it was a very tough decision. >> his team seems shaken. >> i don't care it supports a reckless manslaughter conviction. >> it will have a chilling effect by criminalizing the mistakes but this was simply about holding an officer accountable for recklessness and he briskelled at any suggestion. >> there's no message here and this has nothing to do with ferguson or staten island or baltimore or cleveland or any place. any has to do with us here in brooklyn and what we stand for. >> the judge has wide area to sentencing. no prison time or up to 15 years. five people accused in connection with the east village gas explosion.
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michael charged with involuntary manslaughter along with a general contractor and an unlicensed plumber to steal gas and sign off on plans without reviewing them. >> this is a monumental case because this sends a message we are not going to tolerate this garbage. >> it's not helpful listening to the mayor slam the defendants that could hurt a fair trial. a blatant disregard for human life killing two people and injuring 20 others. more speed cameras after the hit-and-run death of a 16- year-old i could not recall in rosedale. they want the department of transportation to add cameras at the intersection of francis boulevard and sunrise highway. they say the technology would have helped identify the driver who remains at large.
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van while crossing the busy intersection. bernie sanders and hilary clinton took part in the campaign debate one topic criminal justice reform. >> i would hope we all can agree we are sick and tired of seeing video on television of unarmed people and african americans shot by police officers. >> when we talk about criminal justice reform and ending the arian mass incarceration we have to talk about jobs, education, housing and other ways of helping. >> clinton charged that sanders has been harshly critical of president obama a charge he called a low blow saying he's been an active supporter and only one person on the stage ran against the president. republicans tomorrow night live coverage from greenville, south carolina begins at 9:00 p.m. here on cbs 2. and in an apparent about face chris christie is asking
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help pay for last month's blizzard after he was criticized for down playing the massive storm during his presidential run and it cost the state at least $82 million dropping 30-inches of snow and and flooded coastal towns. the pope on the move again. a look at his visit to mexico and cuba. does this stop sign look odd to you? take a look at where it is. it's in the middle of the block. who's bright idea is this? new developments against bill cosby. we now know if his wife will have to testify against him. we've been talking about it. get ready for it. dealing with really cold temperatures out the door and even colder temperatures tomorrow.
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[ music ] >> is this john's dedication to us this morning? i'm sorry we asked for some of your favorite songs. this is by john legend one of our facebook friends sent this in. >> good morning sonya. >> thank you so much. great choice one of many as we celebrate valentines weekend. traffic and weather on the 2s, what do you got? >> i got hearts on my tie. couldn't believe it it's great songs try to get in as many as we can. 15, 11, 12. it is so brutally cold. 11, 11, 11. in fact let's check in with michael and linda tyler. they have 6 right now. and then the wind chill is 5 below not looking forward to
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you know what i'm telling you, a little closer because you are really going to need to think smart and warm. want to show you what's going on in fact parts of the hudson valley are going to see the potential for wind chills of 20 to 50 degrees below zero. that's why the national weather service has posted a wind chill advisory a warning in the pink shaded areas. saturday evening until sunday afternoon. the worst is overnight saturday into sunday. wind chills 20 to 50 degrees below zero. 50 degrees below obviously an exception but wide spread 20 to 40-degree wind chills and an advisory for long island. in the city beautiful stars over head. clear and 17 wind out of the west at 16 miles per hour. it's 3 in, 9 in the hamptons.
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guy from hohokus said it's 15 here right now. anywhere from 7 to 20 degrees yesterday. so feels like 1 in the hamptons, 3 below the wind chill in greenwich. scanning the skies again. it's nice and quiet. we are going to leave the snow in the forecast. a bit of an i am pulse will slide by and the front rolls in later so a snow flake or two and as the wind intensifies get a squall situation where it limits visibility. these snow showers tomorrow morning it's going to be very cold and the wind starts to fill in. you get a sense of that. the future cast picking up on that gusty northwest wind screaming winds gusting to 40 miles per hour so it's during the course of the day on saturday where you see the numbers tumble and the wind
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record 17 on your valentines day quick recovery first part of next week. quarter to 5 on friday morning. >> thank you john. several alerts already. two lanes on the northbound side of fdr drive at 116th street. one lane is blocked on the southbound side from debris. the drive further south has construction as well. gotels bridge construction closed in both directions. stick to the bayonne bridge crossing. streets in lower manhattan still closed due to the crane clean up. you still want to avoid this area. meter rules are still in effect and be safe don't text and drive. if you are just waking up pope francis travels to mexico today for a week long tour.
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mexico city for the much anticipated visit. it's been surrounded by grandstands and a huge t.v. screen to show the visit tomorrow. the mayor cleveland has apologized to rice who was fatally shot in 2014 when an officer miss took his pellet gun for a real gun. the city billed the family for ambulance services. the city slammed insensitivity. bill cosby's wife must answer questions under oath but will not have to answer questions about private conversations with her husband. several women claim necessary were sexually assaulted by him years ago. stocks are higher. the global economy and a steep drop in oil prices knocked share prices lower.
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nasdaq by 16 and s&p 500 lost 22. asian markets lost 5%. morgan stanley is paying up for it's role in the mortgage crisis agreed to fork over $3.1 billion and a settlement with the state of new york. the agreement is what was put together by the obama administration to bring wall street to task for causing the housing market meltdown. it's going to cost extra to visit universal studios florida. it will now cost $105 up $3 from last year putting it on part with disney's magic kingdom for a one day entry. you are supposed to stop at a stop sign but this one is in the middle of the street having
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who's bright idea was this. >> drivers say a new road sign comes out of nowhere. >> i was going home and i've never seen it before so i was going and suddenly i did the stop sign so i did the hard brake knowing i had to do it. >> it was put up between hoyt and bond on carol street mid block. >> i've been here 15 years. there was no stop sign. so the are the first day i noticing it. >> neighbors say people blow right past it because who expects to see it. no brake lights here. one after another just keeps even bikers. >> sometimes people stop and sometimes they don't. evidently because it's not on the corner it's in the middle of the street. what's the purpose of having a stop sign in the muddle of a street.
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a new york city department of transportation spokesman says it's for the safety of pedestrians. construction blocks the sidewalk and a middle block stop sign is the best safety measure for an active work zone. some welcome the safety measure but others say it's barely painted. >> ambulances go by and don't stop. >> there's a big truck or something you can't even see it. >> dot mandates this for construction projects but residents say this sign is not doing what was intended. meg baker cbs 2 news. >> the sign will be removed affect the construction project is complete and that date is unknown so stop and put the brakes on. >> when you see a stop as you know you got to stop. still to come a look at the offerings at the box in this case this weekend. >> and let's hope the sequel has a better ending than the original.
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dollars [ music ] we are taking your requests this morning. on our facebook page let us know your favorite romantic song. coming up romantic movies. if you want to travel in a replica of the titanic you have to wait a little longer. a version of the famous sunken ship won't depart until 2018 supposed to travel from china to dobie this year it has more- -dubai this.
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>> i'm probably just going to take the hindenburg. i'll fly. that'll be more fun. winds are going to ease a bit but we are more frozen. layer up. it's the screaming wind on saturday that will have you screaming. that's going to be the worst of it. record cold on sunday and by tuesday next week, 50 degrees so get ready for that chill and get ready for a busy ride. >> we have an accident blocking the northbound side of fdr at 116th street and also construction on the southbound side. go out of your way stick to the west side highway for a smoother commute. and subway changes because of that two trains running with delays in both directions. alternate sides suspended for lincoln's birthday. meter rules still in effect and don't text and drive.
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crime before it happens from subway to mass shootings and terror attacks. new psychic technology can do just that. >> tax payers quite frankly expect agencies to do a lot with little and that solution helps to do that. >> tonight at 11 tony ialo unvails the new psychic crime fighting system. up next in our next half hour the amazing discovery giving props to albert einstein. a long island teacher pulled from the classroom for an act of kindness. should the district reconsider? and a sneak peek at dead pool and some of the other movies hitting theaters this weekend.
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this morning. after a string of flops ryan reynolds returns to the
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it's received positive reviews and predicted to take in 60 to $70 millions over the weekend. that stuff is for babies. >> babies with hang overs. >> how to be single is the date night movie of the weekend. rebel wilson and dakota johnson are in it. reviews have been minuted. we are a joke out there. >> fashion has changed. >> that hanzel is so hot. they return to the fashion world after a 15 year absence to find things are different. will ferrell, kristin wiig and pen yell pee cruz. reviews. the reviews for this weekend getting to the car and theater is going to be painful.
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accident on the fdr drive and construction so changes coming up. >> what a way to start your friday. if you want to stay warm this weekend checking out some of the best romantic movies of all time. >> i know john loves the notebook. also this morning a massive fire in summerset county new jersey. we are live on the scene where firefighters could be working for days. also following the bitter blast. temperatures continuing to plummet through the weekend.
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seconds. it is 5:00 but take a look at that temperature only 17 degrees for this friday february 12. dangerously cold temperatures across the tristate area with the worst of it coming this weekend. >> also following this massive fire in hillsborough new jersey. it's been 16 hours since it began and firefighters are still trying to keep it from spreading. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for starting your morning with us. first we want to get to john elliot with the forecast. >> be smart. you've got to layer up. today with less wind it will feel like the teens to low 20s if you are lucky.
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clearing 16 right now. wind out of the west up to 16 so factor that math in. single digit or sub zero wind chills right out the door. 14 in14 sum yet right now. that's the wind chill in the city just 5. scarsdale number 1 and it feels like 1 out the door. stars competitive way to sun and clouds and a few scattered snow showers this afternoon. a little less wind but what happens with the arrival of that next front tomorrow morning early we'll see the wind linger and see the wide spread sub zero wind chills. really be smart and take care of yourself and the people we love. we love saving you time so alex is right here. >> thanks john. if you are traveling on the fdr
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also construction on the southbound side from 71st to 63rd street so go out of your way to the west side highway if you can see green in both directions. a live look where one tube is closed for construction and taking the two way traffic for you. no delays at any of the east river crossings. streets remain closed in the vicinity of worth street and west broadway due to the clean up that is still under way following last week's crane collapse in the area so avoid this area in lower manhattan. meter rules still in effect and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. let's get to that cold weather that's not only uncomfortable but cross. >> it's going to get worse over the weekend. janelle burrell joins us from the west side all bundled up. >> a lot of us thought we were going to get away with a mild winter but that not proving to the be the case this morning.
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take a look at the clock here behind me with the themon better temperatures at 16 degrees and now the city is taking action. >> it was nice for a long time and then it just came doubly hard. >> a biting bitter shock of cold to the system which has these ladies bundled up to their eyes the freeze only expected to get worse. the wind chill forecasted to plunge to 20 below or lower on sunday. >> these can be life threatening conditions. >> the may york new yorkers urging to heat their home safely watch out for their neighbors and not to under estimate how dangerous this cold should be. >> people should treat that with all seriousness. there's a particular risk to seniors, infants, people with lung conditions. >> if you can stay indoors as much as possible which is exactly what a lot of people say they plan to do. >> this weekend i'm staying home with my dog cuddling up on the couch.
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>> and of course that's always doctors advice to layer, layer, layer and keep as little as your skin exposed as possible. the mayor has enacted code blue which means that police and out reach workers will be ushering in homeless people to shelters to get them off the street in this dangerously cold weather and telling people who do not have heat in their homes to call 311 to ensure that their homes are properly heated. reporting live from the upper west side janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thanks. happening now firefighters battling a massive fire in summerset county, new jersey. >> it broke out yesterday sending black smoke into the sky visible for miles. andrea grymes has more. >> that smoke is still visible more than 12 hours later. you can kind of make it out. we were more than five minutes
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still see the flames and smoke just shooting into the air this morning. there are fire crews from all across new jersey here this morning trying to help crews on scene get this under control. >> the flames sparked before 3: 00 yesterday afternoon sending huge plumes of dark smoke into the blue sky. >> i'm going to request that the dispatch multiple ladder trucks to this. >> it started at 152 route 206 in veterans industrial park and spread to neighboring buildings. you can see the wide spread fire even lighting up trailers as crews work to contain it. >> the other warehouse is totally involved. we do have the wind in our favor right now but if it switches a little more east we are in trouble. >> but the wind did shift helping to spread the flames and causing additional pop up fires from embers.
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bitter cold into the night. >> back out here live this is just one location where fire crews are set-up. this is a really large area that they are trying to get under control here. the hillsborough town ship police department last night put out an air quality- -actually they said the air quality is being monitored from the new jersey department of protection and found no issues with air quality but the assessment would be continuing into the overnight hours. keeping an eye on this as of this point no word how this fire started. we know there are several businesses here including a container business and cabinet business. reporting live in summerset county, new jersey andrea grymes cbs 2 news. >> a rookie nypd officer remains free following his conviction of an unarmed man in brooklyn. a jury found the officer guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct.
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stair well of the pink houses in 2014. the 28-year-old was killed. the case was about holding an officer accountable for recklessness and had nothing to do with an anti police movement. >> there's moe message here. this has nothing to do with ferguson or staten island or baltimore or cleveland or any other place. this has to do with who we are here in brooklyn and what do we stand for. >> the judge has wide latitude with sentencing. he could receive no prison time or up to 15 years. a medical examiner is working to determine if it was human remains found in a park. the bag was left in a flower bed in jamaica. a parks employee discovered it yesterday afternoon. to campaign 206 bernie sanders and hilary clinton took
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debate in milwaukee last night. one topic criminal justice reform. >> i would hope that we could all agree that we are sick and tired of seeing videos on television of unarmed people often african americans shot by police officers. >> when we talk about criminal justice reform and ending the mass incarceration we have to talk about jobs, education, housing and other ways of helping communities do better. >> clinton charged that sanders has been harshly critical of president obama, he says a low blow. he says he's been an active supporter and only one person on the stage ran against the president. the republican debate is tomorrow night right here on cbs. live coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. the time now 5:08. still to come a westminster dog competitor who is a big winner before stepping into the garden. and fighting to get into
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the act of compassion that landed her in hot water. and the amazing discovery that has the science world over the moon. i'll tell you what, the science of your weather this weekend involves an invasion of air from the top of the planet so wear a heavy coat. extra layers a really good idea. cover your neck face and head as well.
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it tbeer it tfi. scientists still buzzing what they are calling a historic breakthrough the detection of gravitational waves predicted by the theory of relatively stabletivity but were never found more than a billion years ago. >> 400 years ago galileo turned a telescope to the sky and opened the air of modern observational astronomy. i think we are doing something equally important here today. i think we are opening a window on the universe. >> seems a little cavalier about it doesn't he? the waves were detected using a laser device that cost more than $1 billion to destruct.
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>> the theory of relatively re lativity. >> walter einstein breaks down the challenges he faced and why he couldn't get to this point so that's a good book to set very exciting. this needs to be translated into an energy war. we need to convert this to new ways of sealing and using energy so it is very exciting. remember the principal you got the flow and the dynamics. very exciting. enough of that. let's get you excited about staying warm. clear and 16 right now. winds out of the west at 8 to 16 miles per hour. relative humidity at 42%. these are air temperature readings. 14 in summit. there's no wind so that's how that works. the wind chill in the city is 5. single digit wind chills and
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well shy of where it should be. 41 the form, 62 the record. the potential for record tomorrow night into sunday. sun up 6:54 and 5:26 your sunset time. at times a few snow showers or squalls but the real bottom line 5 to 20 for your wind chills today if you are spared but a lot of single digit wind chills north and west and 0 to 15 in parts of the hudson valley. wind chills saturday during the day already the potential for wind chills at 10 degrees below zero and just north rockland westchester you could see wind chills by the afternoon of 15 degrees below 0. it's going to be an upside down day high very early in the day numbers plummet and winds intensify so by sunday morning talking to dave stewart on the fm side he said really 50 below 0? the national weather service is
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but again we wouldn't be able to distinguish that variations. it's dangerously cold. got to get inside. 15 to 25 below late saturday into sunday. so i know it's valentines day you are making plans but you have to be smart and watch out. not only for your own health but those you love and the pets and the car and everything. worst of it saturday into sunday. quick recovery with wet weather and flooding on tuesday. all right we love her. what's going on alex. >> thanks john. good morning everyone. if you are traveling here construction blocking two lanes that may impede your ride between 71st and 63rd streets beginning to build through the area as the morning commute picks up. northbound side there was an accident at 116th street that has cleared. construction at the midtown tunnel and taking that two way traffic for you. still delay free at all of the
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alternate sides and meter rules still in effect. back to you. long island teacher is being punished for showing kindness and compassion to one of hour students. >> now she's banned from the classroom. >> janis a high school art teacher plucked from the classroom reassigned to administrative duty. for offense she took a high school senior for a cup of hot chocolate and warm conversation during the school day. it's against the district policy to take students off grounds. it's a closed campus. >> i was distraught and i needed help. my whole life as well as other stud vents you've been told to trust your teachers and go to them when you need help and that's exactly what i did. >> the recent death of two loved ones she first went to two high school counselors but got little help and left school with her be loved art teacher
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>> she needed something to talk to. i felt she was in crisis. >> i was just so grateful that mrs. graph was there for her. this helped her. it was therapy. >> maddie's mother thinks graf did what a teacher should do above her job. she's now banned from school and pension and benefits are in jeopardy. >> this is a no good deed goes unpunished. she's set to retire in july and has been put out to pasture by the board of education. >> i want to be back with my kids in the classroom. i need them and they need me. >> students asked for her reinstate but the board cited personal privacy. the hot chocolate violation took place. >> this world if you break the rules you get in trouble for that. >> you got to be careful what you do with somebody else's kid
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>> her attorney says she's asking kindly and compassionately for her job back. cbs 2 news. >> the school district did not respond to our repeated request for comment. a congress man demonstrated his support for vapor products by vaporing during a capitol hill hearing. he says there's nothing wrong with vaporing even on planes. that's what the hearing was about. it's banned by most major airlines but the proposal would set a federal ban on the practice. a tennessee congress man says it's time to stop airlines from putting the squeeze on passengers. now seats are fit more people on planes. steve cohen calls for a manditory minimum for airlines seats but it was defeated yesterday. they say those seats really have shrunk. >> over the last ten years
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back of one to the start of another has gone down four to six inches. that's a significant amount. and the width of the seat has shrunk about two inches. >> as as seats got smaller americans got bigger. federal health officials say on average american member and women are 24-pounds heavier and an inch taller than they were back in the 60s. >> we just need a little more room. come on. coming up next the islanders looking to crown the kings in brooklyn. and man's best friend how a show dog taking part in the westminster dog show proved he's already best in show. >> and we'll get another check on the weather and traffic on
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goy,la, pp tst rul. [ music ] that has got some of the crew here in the city dancing this morning welcome back. earth angel. judy from the bronx worked for the department of education one of our facebook friends who sent in that as we get ready for valentines weekend. >> it was a great one. here's john with weather on the 2s. >> it was great. loise and i had a little line there with earth angel.
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city is 5. bronxville feels like 1. feels like 5 in brick. so here's the deal. wear a hat. cover your mouth. you know you got to do that. hittens are better than gloves. the layers, the core and long johns keep those clothes dry. the less skin exposed the better off you are and the safer you'll be. let's keep you safe and on time with our earth angel. >> thanks john. good morning everyone. there's an accident blocking two lanes on the southbound side of the new england thruway but you could have a much smoother ride. some construction a live look of fdr between 71st and 96th street. slower than normal and west side highway is all clear. those meter rules are still in effect and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thank you so much. time now 5:23.
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a one day contract with big blue to retire. >> and the islanders trying to stay in place. otis livingston has the on sports update. >> one game on ice tonight the rangers host the kings. last night against the islanders and unlike the nets the barclays has been home sweet home. casey makes it 2-0 in the first period. 3-1 in the second with the laser. islanders threaten to run away with it and you know you are living right when the kings have a power play and pull the goalie a 6 on 4 and the islanders get the empty netter. kings get dethroned in brooklyn 5-2 the final. that's your cbs 2 sports update. the kennel club dog show is days away but one competitor is already a hero. >> brian has this inspiring story. >> so he's going to win? >> i hope so.
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three-year-old dog to take best in breed at the prestigious westminster dog show but they have a very good reason to celebrate him. >> he saved our life. >> back in october their home caught fire. tommy ran upstairs and jumped on her bed. >> he lands next to me and shaking and thumping into my face and shoulder hard. of course i wake up oh my god the house is on fire. get up get up. >> the smoke detectors had not gone off yet. five sleeping people four dogs fish and a turtle could have easily parished. >> when there was a fire every second counts. >> god only knows what could have happened. all we know is everyone is okay because he's a hero. >> the interior of the house was left with major smoke and water damage from the electical fire and they had to move out. while tommy is getting used to the construction he's ready for
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starting monday. >> i'm very hopeful. he's a beautiful dog. he's in the best shape he's ever been in. >> so whether or not tommy wins his hero dog and his family will get to move back into the month. in hixville long island brian conybear cbs 2 news. >> there's got to be a medal for that dog. that for sure. still ahead wine and roses the cost for valentines day. how much are you willing to spend? >> a massive warehouse fire still burning in summerset county more than 12 hours after it started. a live report from the scene. this morning it is already dangerously cold and those temperatures set to plunge even further. we'll have a live report coming up. and if you can't stand the cold this valentines day we
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movies that will keep you warm indoors all weekend long.
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right after this. it is just about 5:30, 16
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bundle up before you head out the door we are dealing with a bitter blast of cold air. wind chill in the single digits already. >> so cold out there. the fountain partially frozen. live team cox of traffic and weather on the 2s in just a moment. >> firefighters a massive fire that's been burning for several hours. good morning i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. >> that huge fire is in a warehouse in new jersey. >> broke out yesterday in an industrial park. andrea grymes has more. >> chris and mary since the last time we checked in with you we moved location. you can see part of the scope of what we are talking about here. it's hard to grasp exactly how wide this fire spreads. if you could pan from the left you can see they are still putting water on it. there are flames still burning more than 12 hours after the start and smoke just shooting
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we saw it when we turned a bend less than ten minutes out from this fire so you could still see it even though it's dark out this morning. so far no word on the injuries or the cause. >> the flames sparked before 3: 00 yesterday afternoon sending huge plumes of smoke into the sky. >> i'm going to request you dispatch multiple ladder trucks to this. >> it started at 152 route 206 in industrial park and spread to neighboring buildings. you can see the wide spread fire lighting up trailers parked outside as crews work to contain it. >> be advised the other warehouse is totally involved. we do have the wind in our favor right now but if it switches more east we are in trouble. >> but the wind did shift helping to spread the flames and causing additional pop up fires from embers. firefighters had to battle the bitter cold into the night.
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are looking at this fire still burning this morning. we are told firefighters from across new jersey including bergen and essex counties are trying to help get this under control. the hillsborough police department says the new jersey department of environmental protection is monitoring air quality and so far found moe issues but they are continuing to keep an eye on it. we know there are at least several businesses here when we did a check on the address it came back to a container business and cabness business but this fire showing no signs of burning out any time soon. live this morning in summerset county, new jersey andrea grymes cbs 2 news. >> time for traffic and weather on the 2s. 16 degrees out there right now. of course the temperatures don't help firefighters. >> can you imagine? the firefighters have to fight fires, the crews working on roads out there. folks that have to work outside, if that's you you have to pay attention to your body.
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but take breaks, layer up and drink lots of water. true. in the city 16 and feel like 5 so the wind chill is 5 right now. we'll see sun give way to clouds and a few snow showers this afternoon and then squalls affiliated with a cold air that's basically now just pushing into the upper peninsula of michigan. so numbers for you today a little misleading. less wind but still wind chills between 10 and 20, your high of 27 feels like 18. worst of it will be sunday morning. that's when we see the potential for wind chills even in the city 15 to 25 degrees below zero could see air temperatures set as well. we'll take a look at those odds in just a bit. >> john thank you. let's get to the commute this morning. >> it's hard to imagine negative 50. oh my goodness. we have an accident blocking two lanes on the southbound side of the new england thruway.
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stick with the alternates through the area. brooklyn a disabled vehicle on the westbound side of the parkway at flat bush avenue draw bridge. a live look in valley stream a box truck struck an over pass in the area on the eastbound side at central avenue. no major delays quite yet but as they work to remove that struck we will see them. let you know when that happens. alternate side suspended for lincoln's birthday. meter rules in effect and don't text and drive. back to you. more on the extreme cold this morning getting even colder over the weekend. >> janelle burrell has more this morning. hi janelle. >> hi there chris and mary. we've been watching people's faces as they exit the subway station here at 72nd street and you can see the cold hit them right in the face as they walk frigid. we've also been watching this thermometer here, 16 degrees and as we've been talking about
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expected to drop this weekend making it extremely dangerous. i see you are all bundled up. >> i have five layers on. i'm ready for it. >> a biting bitter shock of cold to the system which has these ladies bundled up to their eyes the freeze only expected to get worse. the wendt chill forecasted to sunday. >> these can be life threatening conditions. >> the mayor warning new yorkers to take caution urging them to heat their home safely, watch out for their neighbors and not tounder estimate how dangerous this cold can be. >> people should treat that with all seriousness. a particular risk to seniors, infants, people with cardio vascular or lung conditions. >> if you can stay indoors as much as possible which is exactly what a lot of people say they plan to do. >> they are saying 24 below on sunday morning. >> yeah that's going to be really cold. >> yeah. >> really really cold. >> what do you plan on doing?
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>> i think we deserve it. >> we deserve it. >> yeah. we got to get something, you know. but it's been mild and a good winter. can't complain. >> and wayne there tells us that he is actually a dog walker so he'll be out here all weekend walking dogs so he said he is prepared as you heard him with five layers this morning. and that's what you definitely need to do. layer up. make sure you keep as little of your skin exposed as possible and drink plenty of fluids. meanwhile the mayor says he's enacted his code blue which means homeless people will be encouraged to come into shelters and call 311 if your apartment or home does not have heat. reporting live this morning from the upper west side janelle burrell cbs 2 news. thanks so much. the verdict guilty of peter liang charged in the fatal
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>> the shot was fired accidentally he claims. >> what is your verdict? >> guilty. >> with those few words it was all over peter became a former new york city police officer and a convicted felon for firing his service weapon in a darkened stair well and killing an innocent man. his family gasped at the verdict. there were tears. i asked what he whispered to his mother. >> i'm sorry we were in that courtroom at this point because there are no winners. >> we are not rejoicing. it's about being accountable for the accident life that was taken. >> the state's case hung on the rookie cop's departure from accepted police practice and his column of accidental discharge of a weapon in a powerful trigger pull in a situation where there was no active threat. one jury spoke on his way out of the course.
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police and it was a very tough decision. >> his family seemed shaken. >> i don't think it supports a reckless manslaughter conviction. >> it will have a chilling effect by criminalizing police mistakes but the da says it was about holding an officer accountable for recklessness and briskelled at any mention of it. >> there's no message here. this has nothing to do with any other place. this has to do with who are we here in brooklyn. what do we stand for? >> the judge has wide latitude when it comes to sentencing in april. he could receive no prison time or up to 15 years. five people are accused in connection with last year's deadly gas explosion in the east village. the building owner and her son are charged with involuntary manslaughter along with a general contractor and unlicensed plumber schemed to hook up an illegal gas system
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the plumber is charged with signing off on plans without reviewing them. the explosion leveled three buildings killing two people and injuring more than 20 others. a queens city council member is calling for more speed cameras after a hit-and- run death of a girl in rose dale. they want the department of transportation to add cameras at the intersection of francis louis boulevard and sunrise highway. they say it would help identify the driver who remains at large. the teen was killed by a dark van early wednesday morning. it is 5:39. still ahead going behind the scenes with the grammys. a preview with host ll cool j. and how much are you willing to spend to flowers and champagne. a look at the rising cost. should companies allow time off for pet believement. >> you can follow us all
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[ music ] you cannot go wrong with journey. welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning listening to faithfully this song requested by kim who cries every time she hears this song. so we apologize for the early morning water works but we love this one as we ring in valentines weekend here with all of those songs that mean so much here on time life. >> keep those recommendations coming. we love hearing them. traffic and weather on the 2s. >> if kim were outside their tears would be freezing right now. you will have those frozen tears so we are going to follow
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i'll go down here and check in with bob in toms river and this is actually his copy of earth angel. he sent a picture of it in by the penguins so he was thrilled to hear that earlier this morning. more love, absolutely. chris says it's 11 and this weekend good weekend to stay home and cuddle with your valentine. let's see michael has 16 in staten island and sent this picture. look at that 52 years together and their first valentines day was 47 years ago. we appreciate that. how can that be? reading that thinking--we need to check in with mrs. michael. this. you know what? that is not when you consider a beautiful weather watcher picture but check your car battery and make sure it's ready for the cold and your cell phone battery as well. so yeah we'll check in with the
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island in just a bit. in the city right now it looks like this. stars, stars, clear and 16 wind out of the west at 16 miles per hour. these are the air temperature readings the 2 right now. 12 in wayne. let's run the numbers. wind if you are spared your cold air temperature reading is the wind chill but the real feel is 1. feels like 5 in the windchill in the park as well. 27 the high today not a record smasher today. the record low for this day is 3 below. look at that, 27. it is going to be colder in the afternoon than it should be in the morning. 28 is the normal high. one of those upside down kind of days. sun gives way to clouds by 5:26. so let's talk about potential records this weekend. the record on sunday in newark is 0. you know we could tie that record maybe even break it. it's going to be hard to break
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we could tie the record for the city. bridge port a new record on sunday. jfk could see a new record as well. some of these we could see air temperature readings below zero. if we hit 0 in the city it's the first time since 1994. what's going on the jet stream helping to pull in that arctic air. the weekend colder than today. 20 to 25 degrees below normal and the wind chills 15 to 30 below will be wide spread. parts of the hudson valley 30 to 50 degrees below zero. worst of it overnight saturday into sunday and a quick recovery with wet weather on tuesday closer to 50. all right about a quarter to 6 let's get you closer to your destination with allen. >> thanks john. it's difficult in the valley stream on the eastbound side of the southern state parkway at central avenue. you are still doing okay in that direction but it's the
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starting to build and cause a slower than normal commute so plan for that. also construction on 79th and 96th street causing delays back to 63rd. west side highway is smoother and blocking two lanes on the southbound side at exit 13. delays now back to exit 15. the much st. louis your option as an alternate. alternate side parking suspended for lincoln's birthday but meter rules in effect. be safe don't text and drive. all eyes on wall street wall. >> hi jill how are things looking. >> good morning chris and mary. concerned about the economy here and over seas across the globe much lower. on wall street the dow fell 254 points yesterday the nasdaq dropped 16. the good news looking at the big board futures are pointing to a higher open so perhaps we'll end on a positive note. investors are waiting for the
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about retail sales in january. if americans spent more money last month it could help ease fears the united states is headed back into a recession. kellogg is thinking outside the box with it's new strategy. the cereal maker struggled as americans look for other breakfast options like greek yogurt so revamping it's line focusing on better ingredients and adding fun new products like pop starts in root beer and orange crush soda flavor. and valentines day isn't just about chocolates and roses. looking at some of the more popular and unique gifts in each state. in california people searched for couple's pajamas and heart shaped sunglasses. in hawaii kayaks. couples tattoos and motels if that's such a thing. i don't know. chris and mary. >> i don't want to know the
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>> okay jill. >> thanks so much. valentines day arrives on sunday but love does not come cheap. survey by bank rate.com found the staples of valentines day if you bought them all would set you back $500. $15 for a box of chocolates, 41 for a dozen roses, 51 for a bottle of champagne, $80 for dinner for two. not around here. and $323 for the big gift a pair of diamond earrings a grand total of $512. the question is does anyone need all of those things at once? >> yes we do. >> is that right? [laughter] >> pets are part of the family and when they die it can be a devastating loss. some companies are giving employees pet bereavement days and allowing pet owners much needed time to mourn. those who suffered the loss appreciate the time to regroup.
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he was very sweet, loving. i was heart broken. >> it's really very, very difficult to function so if you can't function you certainly can't function at work and are were before. you need time to get back to normal. >> pet bereavement days aren't required under federal or state law several national companies off. imagine a world where police could know about a crime before it happens from subway slashings to mass shootings and terror attacks new psychic technology can do just that. >> tax payers quite frankly expect agencies to do a lot with very little. and this solution really helps them to do that. >> tonight at 11 cbs 2 tony crime system.
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us a look at what to expect at the grammys. [ music ] >> and what are your favorite on romantic movies of all time? no words need to be spoken on this scene. top picks for valentines day. but first the nba in the all star break the only local
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...you're a heart attack waiting to happen. every cigarette makes you sick. [ siren wailing ] time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> you got to dance, keep moving, do something to stay warm. 16 and clear and the city feels
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there's a little less today so feels a little better. clouds this afternoon. temperatures still well below the normal high of 41, 27 feels like 18 in the city. wind chills between 5 and 20, even colder north and west. that just makes sense. the worst of it will be sunday morning where we see the wide spread wind chills below zero so then for your valentines day it's ice cold. ice, ice baby. still feels like single digits with 17 for a high and then get ready. hail to the chief and you've got 32 on president's day with not hail but some flakes and then tuesday you are almost at 50. could see a soaking rain and on frozen ground could lead to a bit of flooding so an interesting week next week too. i hope your commute isn't that interesting. >> we do have changes unfortunately beginning in valley stream a box truck struck and over pass at central avenue.
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but it's the rubbernecking delays from the westbound side that's starting to build and cause slower than normal traffic. also construction on the northbound side of fdr drive between 79th and 96th streets causing delays back to 63rd so the west side highway would be your better option there. also in the bronx a crash blocking two lanes. delays extend to exit 15. alternate side parking suspended for lincoln's birthday. those meter rules still in effect and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> the 58th 58th annual grammy awards days away and ll cool j is back to host the biggest night. the top musical acts will be performing on the grammy stage in los angeles. the acts are very diversion with something for everyone to enjoy. >> kendrick lamar will have an amazing performance that people will be talking about. it will probably be
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being an artist is about. >> meghan trainor, testimon demi lovat o. >> sam hunt and the eagles will reunite to salute glenn frey who passed away last month. and watch the grammys monday night on cbs 2 at 8. are we going to have all of the highlights? you bet we will. >> every superstar is going to be there. and the day before that valentines day. >> it's going to be a cold one. >> alex is back with some romantic recommendations. >> yes come to me to the romance department just in time for the holiday. what are the all time best romantic films. valentines day must see movie list. >> some characters and their love story stand the test of
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>> you should be kissed and often and by someone who knows how. >> others create memorable seens that will be reacted for years to come. >> the diner scene from when harry met sally. >> yes, yes, yes. >> i'll have what she's having. >> from intense emotion like in the notebook. >> it still isn't over. >> to the ultimate mate rags to riches pretty woman, romantic movies have stolen our hearts time and time again like sleepless in seattle. >> are you annie? >> yes. >> you are annie? >> some of the must see shouldering looks, memorable one liners. >> you had me at hello. >> passion. >> and don't forget dancing.
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>> and apparently patrick swaze. >> i just told them let that play out. >> seriously john run. [laughter] >> i want to see this. >> if only we were in water. >> what a perfect weekend. it's going to be cold. >> perfect to stay in and dvr or something to stay warm. >> okay. >> time now 5:57. still ahead more team coverage of the bitter blast. how you can stay warm this weekend. >> also firefighters on the scene for several hours fighting the massive in the extreme cold. >> and low maintenance lushes lips. that looks high maintenance but okay.
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this morning. temperatures in the teens to start us out. 6:00 friday february 12. grab the hat, scarf, gloves, ear muffs, whatever else because you are going to need it. we are dealing with a bitter blast of cold air and in some areas the wind chill is in the single digits. >> two of everything.
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in just a moment but first here are your morning news to go. >> the other warehouse is totally engulfed. >> a massive warehouse fire burning for over a dozen hours and firefighters still on the scene in hillsborough, new jersey. thick black smoke could be seen from miles away and the road shut down. a live update from the scene still ahead. >> we are not rejoicing but it's about being accountable for the innocent life that was taken. >> a late evening verdict a former cop convicted in a deadly shooting of an unarmed man in brooklyn. he held his face in his hands while finding out. he could face no jail time. to help pay for last month's blizzard after christie was criticized for down playing the massive storm. it's hard to pull the tray
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>> airline seats are tight on space and it could get smaller. a piece of professional legislation aimed at preventing has been defeated before it hit the house floor. wait until you hear how much space has been lost in the past decade. lips can be risky and require dedication and a chance to harden your lips. coming up a new procedure that's supposed to be soft and low maintenance. >> i think it's too cold. the winter came too fast. >> first the bitter blast hitting us hard this weekend it already feels like single digits in some areas because of the wind chill and temperatures drop even lower. live with team coverage this morning janelle burrell is live outside with what you can do to stay warm but first is john elliot waving off the cold if he can. >> i was thinking about the stories you were talking about but you really have to protect your lips in this chill as well
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or whatever, burts bees because the cold can actually break them and make them bleed. it's going to be that cold. i'm always thinking. i'm out there too. i hate this as much as you guys do. clear and 16 winds out of the west at 9 miles per hour, relative humidity at 44%. these are the air temperature readings. new numbers the wind chill in the city is 4. the wind chill in alpine is just 2. the gust coming through the east end. feels like 10 below. above the stars give way to sun and giving way to clouds and a snow shopper or two before we see that arctic air invade on saturday during the day on saturday. 18 by 8:00. and then 27 your high feels like 18 and then 18 or night and 19 or so for a high tomorrow or saturday around 7:00 a.m. far worse in the afternoon.
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so let's get ready and we'll work through it together. let's get you to work right now with alex. >> it's chilly if you can start the car before you get out the door that's the way to go. in the bronx an accident blocking two lanes on the southbound side of the new england thruway. if you can stick to the much as an alternate it's green in both directions. that will be a smoother ride. a box truck struck an over pass on the eastbound side of the southern state parkway at central avenue but it's the rubbernecking delays getting in that's causing issues for you stretching back to corona avenue. not a great alternate. give yourself plenty of time. also construction between 79th and 96th streets back to 59 eth street delays. so stick to the highway. in effect. back to you. more now on the extreme cold and getting colder over the weekend. >> janelle burrell is live from
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on the conditions out there right now. >> good morning once again to you chris and mary already starting to feel it on the upper west side. people coming out of the subway station definitely layered up. already seeing on the thermometer here outside of the 72nd street station. 17 degrees and numbers expected to plummet making it extremely dangerous. >> i seer you are all bundled up. >> i have five layers on. i'm ready for it. >> a biting bitter shock of cold to the system which has these ladies bundled up to their eyes. the freeze expected to get worse. the wind chill expected to plunge to 20 below or lower on sunday. >> these can be life threatening conditions. >> warning new yorkers to hot their home safely watch out for neighbors and not under estimate how dangerous this cold can be.
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there's a risk to seniors, infants and people with cardio and lung conditions. possible which is exactly what a lot of people say they plan to do. >> they are saying 24 below on sunday morning. really, really cold. doing. >> very smart. >> i think we deserve it. [laughter] >> we deserve it? you know. it's been a mild good winter. can't complain. >> now back live here on 72nd street we came across spencer who is a doctor at columbia hospital. any word of advice for people who head out on this cold morning and temperatures we are experiencing soon? >> absolutely a hat and gloves are not optional. it's really cold out here. definitely feels a lot colder than 17 degrees. >> you are from florida. how are you making out? >> some things you never get used to.
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the world but this is cold.
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huge plumes of dark smoke into the blue sky. >> be advised i'm going to request you dispatch multiple ladder trucks to this. >> it started at 152 route 206 in veterans industrial park and spread to neighboring buildings. you can see the wide spread fire lighting up trailers parked outside as crews work to contain it. >> be advised the other warehouse is totally engulfed. we do have the wind in our favor but if it switches more east we are in trouble. >> but the wind did shift helping to spread the flames and causing additional pop up fires from embers. firefighters had to battle the bitter cold into the night. >> and as well battling that bitter cold into this morning here we are now back here live 15 hours rare and still a- -later and still a massive fire they are dealing with here. the new jersey department of environmental protection found
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that alert went out last night around 7:30. they said that the state would continue overnight to assess the air quality but at last check there were no issues with it. route 206 was shut down because of smoke. it did reopen around 1 this morning. we do believe there are several businesses that are part of this warehouse including a cabinet and container business but as you can see from these live pictures behind me this doesn't look like it's going to be going out any time soon. hillsborough town ship andrea grymes cbs 2 news. >> thank you. a rookie nypd officer will be sentenced following his convict in brooklyn. a jury found the officer guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct. his gun went off accidentally in 2014 killing a 28-year-old. he was stripped of his badge
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the judge has wide latitude in sentencing. he could receive no prison time or 15 years. car pool karaoke hits the road with another big artist. and you are not in the white house yet. >> his clash with hillary in the latest debate. and what's so unusual about a brooklyn stop sign. many drivers want to know why
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at 6:12 traffic and weather on the twos. cold out there john. >> it's so cold and uncomfortable. it's unsafe. we talk about your health and those you love, mom and dad, the kids, the pets. they are not going to want to spend that much time outside. talk about the car and the house. you really have to think about all of these things. i think that's daniel. now even my buttons aren't working. some of the weather watchers are popping in and popping off. i do know that bruce has 15 in north port and he hopes that this warms us up. it's national plum pudding day. honestly when is the last time anybody had plum pudding but it is plum pudding day. also pace yourself you want the comfort food but eat smart and you do have to force fluids. janelle has been mentioning that normally if you have a big area of low pressure that could
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the holes in your head expanding. but you can get dehydrated in this cold weather so make sure you are ready for that. there's the famed ship. i bet they are glad to be back. you do the numbers and you've got air temperature readings in the teens but wind chill far colder. 15 for the jersey shore. 16 in wry but 16 in new york with the wind feeling like just 4. wind chill in albany is 10 degrees below 0. the wind chill in boston is 8 degrees below zero. if you have got to do a business trip or trip for fun make sure you have the supplies you need, have that cell phone charged and ready and some folks going skiing this weekend great weather to make snow but make sure you've got the toe warmers and all of the gear you need because these are the projected wind chills through
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this afternoon after work and school you are just in the teens that's about it. a little less wind than yesterday but the cold air already in place. now let's get you to saturday morning at 9. 9:00 tomorrow morning it's going to feel like almost 10 below in sussex county and one below in the city. sea cliff looking at a projected wind chill of 2 degrees below 0. saturday afternoon it is worse, anywhere from 10 to about 20 degrees below zero and then even colder sunday morning 20 to 25 degrees below zero. that really will be the worst of it. again the potential there for tying record lows on sunday. quick turn around monday and then almost 50 and a storm coming in on tuesday. that's what's coming in. you are going out right now. >> you need to leave earlier than normal if you are traveling in valley stream. a box truck struck an over pass
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southern state parkway at central avenue. we have delays approaching the scene, rubbernecking delays from the westbound side as well starting to build back to exit 13. now to an accident plus construction blocking at least a lane on the westbound side of 79 79th and 96th street. go out of our way for a smoother commute. in the bronx a crash two lanes on the new england thruway at exit 13 but delays back to exit 16. the hutch is a better option. alternate sides and meter rules in effect and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. a live look from chopper 2 at a massive fire at a warehouse in new jersey that continues to burn after starting at 3:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon in summerset county and spread to at least two other buildings. it's a huge industrial park fire here that continues to rage at this hour. we'll have a live report coming
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moments. and turning now to campaign 2016 hilary clinton and bernie sanders attend a dinner in minnesota tonight. >> last night they were in wisconsin for their second one on one debate. jessica has more. >> the first debate since bernie sanders packed a double digit punch beating hilary clinton by 22 points in new hampshire and from the get go tensions flared. >> i'm ready to go into the white house on january 20, 2016 and get to work. >> you are not in the white house yet. >> hilary clinton spent the first half slamming bernie sanders for proposing plans the country can't pay for. >> we have a special obligation to make clear what we stand for which is why we should not make promises we can't keep. >> i do believe that now after the american people bailed wall street out they should pay a wall street speculation tax so that we can make public colleges and universities tuition free.
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now it is their time to help the middle class. >> the battle moves to nevada and south carolina where both candidates are playing to black and latino voters and women to get them wins. >> i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified experienced and ready person to be the president and the commander-in-chief. >> bernie sanders banking his status as a political outsider holds. >> the american people are tired of establishment politics, tired of establishment economics. they want a political revolution. >> hilary clinton leads right now in nevada and south carolina the next two states to vote on the democratic side. the republican next debate is tomorrow on cbs. live coverage from south carolina begins at 9:00 p.m. a new road sign in a brooklyn neighborhood has many people confused. this stop sign was recently added in carol gardens.
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middle of the block on carol street. residents say the sign comes out of nowhere. many drivers don't even stop for it. the department of transportation says the tien was added because of the construction across the street and will be removed when the work is complete. time now 6:19. in our next half hour a possible link between asthma and pregnancy. plus this. [ music ] >> no springs attached how a rock group pulled off this gravity defying music video
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[ music ] >> a classic love song too. a classic as we look at the skyline from our route 3 camera in new jersey. another classic view. cbs 2 this morning continues as you are listening to unforgettable requested for a couple of our facebook friends. >> great responses. >> it's amazing. liz sent one in for her parents who have been married 65 years all the things you are. normally on the floor when we
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but when you are hearing na t king coal she did like that. it's time to start talking. here's the deal we got to go. it's going to be cold out there so make sure you are ready for it. it's bright but brutal out there. 16 feels a lot colder and that is the deal. wind chill is 4. wind chill this afternoon just about 18 degrees. >> unbelievable. alex? >> if you are traveling this morning we do have issues for you. valley stream there is a box truck that struck the over pass on the eastbound side at central avenue. not only do you have approaching the scene delays but rubbernecking delays from the other side starting to build back to pennsylvania avenue. let's go to another alert in the area to cause problems for your morning ride here on the fdr drive construction blocking at least two lanes on the northbound fdr drive. heavy delays back to 52nd street the west side highway your smoother ride. alternate side suspended meter
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be safe don't text and drive. >> allen thank you. former giant justin tuck will sign a contract with big blue to retire with the team. and on otis livingston has the update. >> the rangers host the kings. la started running the area against the islanders and unlike the nets the barclays has been home sweet home. making it 2-0 in the first period. now 3-1 in the second john traverse with the laser and you know you are living right when the kings had a power play and pulled the goalie so six on four and they still get the empty netter. kings get dethroned in brooklyn 5-2 the final. that's your cbs 2 sports update. there's a new singer headed into the passenger seat with james corden. >> a music video that breaks
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alex has the talkers. >> the rock group okay go is known for wild music videos but the new one is in a zero gravity airplane. [ music ] >> glad they don't get motion sickness. that could cause problems. things get crazier later in the video they have paint balloons and flying luggage filmed during a series of a flight abhorred a russian aircraft. it's fascinating to watch. it looks like it's specially produced. >> watch out for the luggage. >> i didn't realize they made music videos anymore. >> late late show host james
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with the next one. when he gets behind the wheel on monday here's a sneak peek. [ music ] >> that's grammy nominated singer sia singing her hit song chandelier. she doesn't like to show her face so this is a major hit for corden and catch the late late show with james corden after the late show and he's got a lot of other great guests coming up. steven colbert follows. >> you saw her face a little. >> don't you wonder what that feels like. does she sit in the dark? okay. >> thank heavans she's the passenger in that car. >> yeah really. that could cause other problems. up next the city wants you to take steps in this bitter blast. also a massive fire in hillsborough, new jersey still
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it's 6:30, 16 cease on friday morning february 1. dangerously cold outside and it's only going to get worse. >> these can be life threatening conditions. >> don't stay outside too long. wind chills this weekend could get down to 20 below zero in some places. yes 20 below. very cold out there. >> and the weather isn't helping efforts to fight a warehouse fire. it broke out yesterday afternoon and is still burning out of control at this hour. good morning everyone i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. >> that huge fire in hillsborough new jersey. >> in an industrial park this is a live look from the scene of chopper 2 and the scope of this fire it is massive. andrea grymes is live on the ground with more. andrea? >> massive to say the least chris and mary. we have not noticed conditions improve at all from where we've been watching this fire the last fetch hours now that we
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see the contrast with the sky and just the enormous amount of smoke and flames that are still fire. after it started. so far no reports of any injuries and no word yet on what started this. >> the flames sparked before 3: 00 yesterday afternoon sending huge plumes of dark smoke into the blue sky. >> be advised i'm going to request that you dispatch multiple ladder trucks to this. >> it started at 152 route 206 in veterans industrial park and spread to neighboring buildings. wide spread fire lighting up trailers as crews work to contain it. >> the other warehouse is totally ungulfed. we do have the wind in our favor but if it switches more east we are in trouble. >> but the wind did shift helping to spread the flames
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fires from emnumbers. firefighters also had to battle the bitter cold into the night. >> and it's freezing out here again this morning. you are taking a live look from the ground and chopper 2 live above the scene. firefighters have been called in to help from across new jersey including bergen and essex counties. the hillsborough township police put out a notice around 7:30 saying the new jersey department of environmental protection has found no issues with air quality but that the state was going to be continuing to assess the air overnight. route 206 was shut down for a time because of smoke. it reopened around 1 this morning. as for exactly what's burning we believe a cabinet and container company are part of this fire but we hope to get more information from officials morning. for now reporting live in summerset county, new jersey andrea grymes cbs 2 news.
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finding out that hillsborough schools are closed due to that fire today so now you know. john over to you. >> when you see a story like that and know the amazing amount of work and labor going into fighting that fire want to make sure you are fire safe this weekend. be safe and smart. just brutal weather to fight a fire in and have anybody suffer that is going to be tough this weekend so let's be safe. 16, winds west at 9 so the wind chill now at 4. many single digit wind chills and the wind actually calms down a bit today but you still have highs just in the upper 20s so wind chills in the low 20s at best. then a few snow showers before tomorrow morning. your high tomorrow morning likely between 7 and 9 and it's far colder into the afternoon. this afternoon 27 for a high will feel like about 18 but then it's a real collier coaster and we talk about that in just a bit. right now let's get you going
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>> it's pretty busy in jersey city. there's an accident blocking a lane northbound at manhattan avenue. stick to kennedy boulevard as an alternate through the area. a live look outside in valley stream a box truck struck an over pass on the eastbound side of the southern state parkway at central avenue. all lanes are currently closed as they work to remove that truck. also seeing rubbernecking delays on the westbound side starting to build back to hem stead avenue. emergency construction has at least two lanes blocked on the northbound side of the fdr drive between 79th and 96th streets. heavy delays to 42nd street and a smoother ride for you. alternate side parking is suspended for lincoln's birthday. meter rules are still in effect. be safe don't text and drive and traveling for a get away everything is on or close to schedule. chris and mary. >> more on the extreme cold frigid temperatures getting colder for this weekend.
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in the elements with more. hi janelle. >> hi there chris. i suppose we are overdue for this frigid blast considering the mild winter we've had so far. we are outside of the 72nd street subway station where we've been watching people come out bundled up. they have the right idea because if you look above the temperature there about 17 degrees at this hour and those numbers expected to plummet even further. >> i see you are all bundled up. how are you feeling? >> i have five layers on. i'm ready for if it. >> a biting bitter shock of cold has these ladies bundled up to their eyes a freeze only expected to get worse expected to plunge to 20 below on sunday. >> these can be life threatening conditions. >> warning new yorkers to take caution urging hem to heat their homes safely watch out
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estimate just how cold it can be. >> people should treat it with all seriousness especially seniors, infants and people with cardio and lung conditions. >> stay indoors as much as possible which is exactly what a lot of people say they plan to do. >> they are saying 24 below on sunday morning. >> yeah that's going to be really cold. really, really cold. >> what do you plan on doing? >> staying inside. >> very smart. >> i think we deserve it. [laughter] >> we deserve it. >> yeah we got to get something you know. it's been mild. can't complain. >> and wayne there told me he's a dog walker so he will be out here this weekend when those temperatures continue to drop. but as he was saying and we've been talking with people all morning and doctors say you need to keep those layers on and keep as little of your skin exposed as possible. meanwhile mayor de blasio has ordered a code blue meaning that homeless people on the
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temperatures drop. reporting live this morning from the upper west side janelle burrell cbs 2 news. thank you. former officer remains on bail after his conviction of an unarmed man in brooklyn. peter liang was found guilty of official misconduct. his gun went off accidentally and killed 28-year-old gurley. the idea says it was about holding the officer accountable for recklessness and had nothing to do with an anti police movement. >> there's no message here and has nothing to do with ferguson staten island baltimore cleveland or any other place. this has to do with who are we here in brooklyn and what we stand for. >> he was fired and stripped of his badge. he could be sentenced in april for up to 15 years. five people are accused in connection with the deadly gas explosion in the east village.
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michael are charged with involuntary manslaughter along with a general contractor and unlicensed plumber schemed to hook up an illegal gas system that caused the blast. the plumber is charged with signing off on plans without reviewing them. >> this is a monumental case because this sends a message we are not going to tolerate this garbage. trial. it's not helpful to listen to the mayor slam the defendants. that could hurt a fair trial. >> those accused showed a blatant disregard for life. they killed two people and injured more than 20 others. zika fears are growing across the globe but the vaccine won't be available any time soon at least 18 months away from large scale trials. meanwhile venezuela president says at least three people have died from complications from the virus. at least 68 people have been
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5,000 suspected cases since november. in an apparent about face new jersey governor chris christie is asking for federal disaster aid after he was criticized for down playing the massive storm during his presidential run. in a letter to president obama the blizzard cost the state at least $82 million dropped 32- inches of snow cut power to 200,000 customers and flooded several coastal towns. the titanic will sail but not as quickly as planned. the biggest movie ever has a problem. why the production team that made the star wars movie has been charged with a crime. and the size of the seat is only part of the reason that it feels more cramped while on board. and getting that perfect smile without the fear of duck
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lips. welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning live look from chopper 2 at a massive warehouse fire that has been burning for hours in hillsborough new jersey. it started shortly before 3 yesterday afternoon and still burning. the fire since spread to nearby buildings. we just learned minutes ago that hillsborough schools are closed and we'll continue to follow it for you. time now for traffic and weather on the 2s. just so cold out there right now. >> you can tell from the chopper shot if the chopper is up that means the winds aren't that bad and you can see some sheering there but not the kind of wind we saw yesterday. that is good news for the firefighters and also for you.
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better than it did yesterday but here depending on where you are. here on the west side you walk out of cbs you are usually skipping because you are in that kind of a mood and that wind right off the hudson so variations around the area. like in mount clair where it be windy but sweet because ellen is celebrating her 11th birthday and she's up early watching. now that's a smart kid. happy birthday ellen. clear and 16 wished out of the west at--wind out of the west at 9 so let's dive in. liberty the wind chill 8 below chatham feels like 10. seven ocean county spring lake your wind chill. 3 in stanford so it's cold in connecticut. 27 your high today is colder than you expect the morning low to be. so that's the kind of upside down number we are dealing with. 62 the record high. sun up in a bit.
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newark could tie the record. laguardia maybe not but close. central park close to tying or breaking the record. bridge port likely a new record on sunday. jfk possibly. and valentines day itself the record coldest high is 17 and that's pretty close to what we are shooting for. so yeah it's going to be one of those days just cold all day. we start with the sun and then we see a few flurries burst on through. so you are going to see a few snow showers this afternoon and then with the arrival of the arctic air a few more as we work our way through saturday. saturday it's important to remember it gets worse during the course of the day so hit your high of 19 early and then it feels a lot colder. sunday cold for valentines day. monday i got to question how much snow. maybe not much at all. there's a quick change over because you are up to almost 50 with a soaking rain possible on
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hard real estate some of that could lead to flooding. so we hopefully will lead you to work and school on time. >> by doing that i'm going to steer you away. we have emergency construction at least two lanes blocked on the northbound side between 79 79th and 96th streets heavy delays back to 23rd street. guardrail repairs block a lane on the southbound side 116th street. delays there back to 145th. so go out of your way stick to the highway. that's a much smoother commute for you. two lanes blocked on the eastbound side of the southern state parkway of central avenue. rubbernecking delays starting to build back to hem stead avenue as well. mass transit metro north path new jersey transit. alternate sides suspended for lincoln's birthday. meter rules in effect. don't text and drive. back to you. call it the dark side of doing business the production
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wars movie is facing charges over a 2014 accident that left harrison ford with a broken leg. a door hit him onset and it required surgery. british officials have charged the production company with four breeches of health and safety laws. tennessee congress man says it's time to stop airlines from putting the squeeze on passengers. narrower seats have helped airlines fit more seats on planes for higher profit margins and introduced a measure for manditory sizes for the seats but the house defeated the bill. as seats have gotten smaller americans have gotten bigger. on average american men and women are 24 pounds heavier and an inch taller than in the 60s. now to larger more kissable lips. >> many women think it's more attractive and we have a new way you can get them.
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>> but first the sports update. >> good morning everyone. one game in town the islanders spanked the kings. only game in town tonight the rangers will try to do the same
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he told me to use pronamel. it's going to help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee, and it was a real easy switch to make. in this morning's healthwatch asthma may play a role in women with fertility problems.
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asthma took longer to get pregnant and had fewer successful conceptions. researchers aren't sure why. they say it may involve hormones and asthma medication. >> let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2s. >> it's cold biting winds out the door feeling like 0 to 10 and giving way to sun and clouds during your day and snow showers possible in the afternoon not as harsh as far as winds but temperatures below freezing. wind chills 5 to 20 need to take the layers wear them use them take breaks for the kids and force the fluids. the worse of it will be saturday night and sunday morning. 15 to 25 degrees below zero for the real feels a real risk and on valentines day just 17 degrees feeling like the single digits but then a quick warm up for your president's day. late snow will turn to rain by tuesday.
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the lanes on what's going on. what's up alex. >> there's emergency construction under way blocking two lanes on the northbound side of fdr drive at 96th street but heavy delays extend all the way back to 23rd. repairs also block a lane on the southbound side at 116th street guardrail repairs there. delays back to 145th so both directions forget it. go out of your way for a smoother commute. valley stream a box truck struck and over pass. the southern state parkway at central avenue. rubbernecking delays on the westbound side starting to build back to hemstead avenue. meter rules still in effect. be safe don't text and drive. over to you. >> your chance to travel on the titanic will have to wait. a new replica won't depart until 2018. the titanic 2 was supposed to set sail from eastern china and travel to dubai later this year but the project has been delayed.
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wider with more life boats and modern technology and anti iceburg avoidance systems. >> that's good to hear. i just heard from kate wincelet and she said he could have fit on that door with her. >> i always wondered why would she let him go? plenty of room on that floating door. let's check if with norah and charlie. >> why did she drop that huge jewel into the ocean. >> keep that. hold onto that. >> good morning chris and mary we are going to look at the democratic debate with moderator john dickerson and kim of the wall street journal. >> plus new jersey senator was in studio 57 and talk about his in politics. also this with the controversial addition to keep competition. and jan crawford goes on a journey with country superstar
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hit song burning house. morning. we'll see you in a few minutes. have a great weekend and happy valentines day. >> stay warm? in the city. >> what you need to know before
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know before you go firefighters battling a massive fire in hillsborough new jersey broke out yesterday afternoon. plumes of thick black smoke can be seen for miles. no injuries reported. hillsborough schools are closed due to the fire. former police officer pete yeo liang will be sentenced in april. a jury rejects his claim it was accidental. gurley was killed and liang could face up to 15 years. uber is paying $28 million to settle claims it misled customers about safety procedures and fees and charged a fee of $2.30 for background checks on drivers but didn't do the things required of taxi drivers. pope francis is on his way to mexico city for the arrival of the first hispanic pope and will stop in cuba to speak with the head of the russian church before heading to mexico.
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you want to avoid the fdr drive emergency construction blocking two lanes at 96th street. heavy delays book to 23rd and repairs at 116th street delays there back to 145th so west side highway your better option. meter rules in effect. be safe don't text and drive and bundle up right john? >> absolutely. be smart too. wind chills this afternoon 10 to 20 and posting a wind chill advisory saturday into sunday it's a warning to the north. also heavy freeze spray advisories and warnings for our coastal communities. i mean the spray is going to be ice. 27 today 19 tomorrow early it's far colder in the afternoon. brutal overnight into sunday. big warm up next week. happy valentines day. >> thanks john. interesting way of saying it that's for sure. another check of news weather
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>> thanks for watching i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. stay warm. >> have a good weekend. good morning. it is fridayfebruary 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." hillary clinton and bernie sanders battle for the minority vote in a heat debate. republicans sharpen their face-off. >> donald trump says the pope does not understand america's immigration issue. pontiff's visit. and controversy crashes a massive surf competition. why no women are paddling into these waves. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans.
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