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>> the rain we're experiencing right now could only get worse throughout the day. we're timing out the storm now. >> good afternoon. a challenging afternoon, absolutely. right now some fog is impacting visibility and we're seeing more heavy rain as promised, some heavy rain through parts of sussex county, through passaic, more that's filling in for suffolk county as well, expand the view to give you a sense of the scope of this storm. the redbox immediately grabs your attention, yet another tornado watch affiliated with this storm, and blizzard conditions from the motor city all the way down into now clearing st. louis. in the cold sector they're dealing with devastating wind and snow. our risk will be enhanced with this wind advisory, could see 50-mile an hour wind gusts. this kicks in at 6 p.m. through 4 a.m. tomorrow morning and the severe storm prediction center has also put more of our area in
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isolated severe thunderstorm. that would speak to the potential 60-mile an hour winds and again you're still looking at an additional 2 inches of rain. so we could see some lingering flooding issues tomorrow morning. going to be a busy afternoon. we'll talk about that and cooler weather to wrap up the week, right now right back to mary. the storm is it already affecting air travel in new york and new jersey, a live look at newark liberty airport where arrival delays are up to an hour and a half. departures are delayed by up to 2 1/2 hours. kennedy and laguardia are experiencing similar delays. what was she thinking? a brooklyn mother is now facing charges after her 2-year-old daughter died in a house fire. investigators say the child may have been left alone. we have more live on this tragedy at noon. >> reporter: firefighters did not know that little kalenah was stuck inside of that home. no one was there to tell them. police say her mother left her
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party. charged with endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment, leila aquino was head out of the 84th precinct in handcuffs refusing to answer questions. >> she looked like a happy mother. >> reporter: neighbors shocked and saddened in the aftermath of this fatal fire as the memorial grows for 2-year-old kalenah muldrow. happy birthday to you >> reporter: this is video of the toddler celebrating her 2nd birthday. the cheerful girl was found by firefighters alone under a bed in her burnt out home at 755 monroe street tuesday morning. >> that's a sign of being scared right there. you were found underneath your bed didn't know what was going on. i can imagine the first thing she was looking for was her mother when she woke up like where's my mom? >> reporter: firefighters thought they had saved everyone in the multi-family house from
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hours later when kalenah's mother leila aquino came to the scene and alerted the fdny. >> we didn't know there was nip to look for at the time. then when she showed up, they went back inside and searched further. >> reporter: now aquino is in handcuffs facing charges as neighbors are left asking why. >> i love my children. you can't just leave them like that. >> reporter: the 20-year-old mother is expected to be arraigned today. that night of partying leaves police custody. >> thank you. developing right now the case of kennedy cousin michael skakel is back in a connecticut court this hour. state prosecutors are asking the state supreme court to reinstate skakel's 2002 conviction in the murder of greenwich teenager martha moxley four decades ago. skakel was preed in 2013 after
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he was granted a new trial. the court found the request defense could have ordered his brother could have been responsible for the crime. a ruling is not expected today. a suspect is in custody for a subway vanning in brooklyn. a man was stab -- stabbing in brag lynn. a man was stabbed in the neck after 11:00 last night. the suspect was taken into custody at myrtle avenue station in bed-stuy. the victim walked to the hospital and is listed in stable condition. investigators are asking the public to help catch a suspect behind a string of queens robberies. police say the man in in surveillance video has been broken into five apartments in regal park since december. in each case the suspect used the fire escape to enter the apartment stealing cash, jewelry and electronics. campaign 2016, trompes a roll after his nevada win -- donald trump is on a roll after his nevada win adding to his victories in new hampshire and south carolina. >> we love nevada! we love nevada! thank you.
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scored a huge victory in the nevada caucuses tuesday night. >> we won the evangelicals. we won with young. we won with old. we won with highly educated. we won with poorly educated. >> reporter: he even won a group the pundits said wouldn't possible. no. 1! >> reporter: marco rubio and ted cruz are downplaying the results from last night's caucuses each claiming they're the only ones who can beat trump. both agree there's still time to take him down. >> i think it's over 1,200 delegates we need to have. we're nowhere they're that number. >> reporter: trump has won 81 delegates so far with trump and cruz at 17 each. all eyes are on super tuesday with 595 delegates at stake. >> i cannot wait to get home to the great state of texas. >> reporter: texas has become
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if the senator hopes to remain a viable alternative to trump. >> it is our duty as texas conservatives to support a leader that we can trust. >> reporter: wednesday he picked up the endorsement of texas governor greg abbott. mark albert for cbs news, the white house. the next democratic primary will take place in south carolina saturday. the latest polling still those hillary clinton ahead of bernie sanders by a wide margin. police say reginald clark approached officers at the air station in jamaica queens monday afternoon claiming to have something for them. when he reached into his waistband, officers quickly moved to stop him. clark was carrying an air pistol that looked like a semiautomatic gun. investigators say he is bipolar and off head indication. newark has banned drivers from newark airport and penn station. the city council is saying ride
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for commercial vehicles to be licensed. uber said newark should welcome the service. new information on the city's salt crackdown moments ago, a judge ruled the city can fine certain restaurants for not posting salt restaurants on their menus. the national restaurant story, sued to stop the rule. restaurants can be fined up to 600-dollar starting next month. still to come here on cbs 2 news at noon, severe weather strikes the gulf coast, powerful tornadoes to blame for several deaths, now people down south beginning to survey the damage. >> those were not just for her, but so many other women. >> a family's fight ends with a $72 million settlement with johnson & johnson, the warning about baby powder. >> then a little bit later on beauty to point out with your cell phone, how you can now test eye shadow and blush
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disability justice. call eight hundred, four two five,ninety-one hundred well, severe storms have been slamming the south with deadly tornadoes damaging homes and businesses across louisiana. drivers came to a standstill on this road in prairieville
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all that's left of an rv park is plywood, sheet metal and overturned trailers. two people have been confirmed dead and seven critically injured. an upstate mayor wants to combat heroin use by giving addicts a safe place to shoot up. itsthe mayor unveiled plans for an injection facility, similar facilities existing in australia and canada in vancouver. >> they have operated with 2 million injections and not a single death. >> the mayor says the strategy prioritizes treatment over arrests. the proposal needs state permission. drug reform groups and addiction experts are divided on the proposal. an alabama family has been awarded $72 million in a lawsuit against johnson & johnson over its talcum powder. jackie fox died of ovarian cancer last october at age 62.
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company's baby powder and shower 2 shower products for decades and claim her death was a direct result. fox's son said the lawsuit is not about the money. >> her whole fight was for not just for her, but so many other women and that's why i continue this fight. >> experts say it's not clear if products containing talcum powder increase cancer risk. new jersey-based johnson & johnson will appeal the ruling. several other lawsuits are currently pending. looking for a new job? your search starts here. we pulled the data to find out who is hiring, which industries and for how much. >> when you look at by type of job, we're showing huge gains in this big cluster they call managerial professional creative. >> whether you're just out of school, recently laid off or reinventing your career, finding a job doesn't have to be difficult or overwhelming. tonight at 11:00 cbs 2 has where the jobs are and how you
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okay, this is big news right here. the like button has some company on facebook. >> plus shopping at the cosmetic counter just got easier, the new apps turning your smart devices into a virtual mirror. >> also labor pains on an
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>> closed captioning on cbs 2 news is brought to you by bob's discount furniture. well, the fbi like button just added new -- the facebook friends. beside the original thumbs up users can now select love, ha ha, wow, sad and angry. corresponding emoji. you'll get the feature automatically on web browsers, but you may need to update your app on your mobile devices. don't forget to like our page on facebook.com/cbsnew york and, of course, chris wragge. for most women it's easy to sit down at the makeup count and pick out your shade of lip schick or blush, but now there's a new way -- lipstick or blush, but now there's a new way.
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hard to find time for yourself especially when shopping for beauty products. >> it would be lovely to have an hour or two to hit up the makeup counter and experiment with products. a lot of the times what i'm doing is grabbing something hoping it's fine. >> reporter: sometimes it's not. >> there was an orange lipstick incident we don't like to talk about. >> reporter: it's a common problem with a new hi-tech solution. >> women always ask how can you make the shopping process easier and more intuitive and we're really fortunate that technology and mobile apps can enable this for women. >> reporter: l'oreal's makeup genius and beauty you soon to be released from cover girl turn your smart device into a virtual cover girl makeup mirror. >> looks at the shape of your face, eyes, brows, skin tone and asks you questions about what types of look you might like it. actually recommends the products that are going to be the best for your facial features. >> reporter: some apps even let you test out celebrity looks. maybe you love naomi watts'
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you can keep scrolling till you find one you like. you can also test drive different hair colors and styles. >> opi will show you what styles and colors look great on your manicure. >> reporter: it not only saves you time, it saves you money. >> you don't have to go to a store, pick out a product, spend your hard earned money and take it home and risk not lighting the shade. >> reporter: rita agrees and says she's also learned a few things. >> i've discovered i can sort of pull off a plum lipstick which i did not know before. >> reporter: you can always use a technology to reassure yourself to just stick with the usual. diane macedo, cbs 2 news. >> you look good as a blonde. >> mary's hair looks great on me. today is a horrible hair day because there's so much moisture out there. the concern is yeah, we'll be dealing with some heavy rains, gusty winds and with saturated
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vulnerable trees. corm it will get busier this afternoon and tonight. some keen observations -- remember it will get busier today and tonight. some keen observations, concerns about coastal flooding? yeah because you've got a full moon and south wind. so watch that afternoon and evening high tide cycle. this is interesting from steve, 41, and he's got fog, yes, and then he's got horizontal rain. that should obliterate the fog, but it doesn't. it impacts visibility, so visibility is suffering. also sherry north and west is talking about still some issues with ice and i appreciate this from elaine, this is what we're learned about in poor drainage areas. you're going to see major puddles. be careful as you're driving through because hydroplaning, it doesn't matter whatever kind of traction system you have, hydroplaning can talk major problems.
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cities, 41 degrees, wind east 10 to 17 miles an hour, we'll see the wind shift, more of a screaming wind from the south, babylon 48, jersey shore as well. hanging onto the 30s north and west. these numbers compared to yesterday, almost 10 degrees warmer, but now the wind. the wind is starting to shift and intensify 25-mile an hour gusts in the last half hour. ultimately 53. this is academic in the sense that this will likely be an own reading. we could see -- be an afternoon reading. we could see even warmer temperatures tonight as the wind is still howling. sunset is 5:41. heavier rain now bisecting suffolk county through the twin forks. parts of rocklin and westchester, so hard for west chester to deal with that rain and we'll add another inch to that. now heavier rain through parts of brooklyn and staten island as well. it's a big storm. there's a lot of available energy.
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there will be breaks at times, but you've got to watch out because the big puddles and poor drainage areas will stick around. so let's set our clocks and dive into the future. between now and 3:00 and 4:00 isolated pockets of heavy rain, can't rule out a thunderstorm, really a better bet for that tonight. look at this line. if this holds together, you get this individual cells that can drop a lot of rain in a short period. that's why we're concerned about some localized flooding and then you get a sense of this thing clearing out by thursday. now usually there's a leftover wrap around shower. so i don't think thursday is totally dry, but yeah, it's going to get cold again, may even see a flake as we wrap this thing up, the wind change thursday. thursday, it's funny. you look at the seven-day. it says 54, man, that's great, but that's early in the morning. it turns cooler and friday not even out of the 30s and with the breeze feeling cooler than that. saturday and sunday a real nice
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exercise caution this afternoon and tonight. >> thank you. >> and track the storms any time, download the cbs new york weather app, get the forecast and be live radar and send us your pictures and video. it's free. baby tomatoes are in season this time of year. >> we have our tip of the day. >> reporter: today's tim of the day is with these beautiful -- tip of the day is with these beautiful baby grape tomatoes in the market now. they're small, so they're great because you don't have to cut them in half. throw them in the pan like that. cut them in half and throw them in the pan when they're this small, know what happens? they'll be tomato juice. let's talk about selection and storage. when you buy them, nice and red all the way around. check the bottom, make sure all the tomorrow mate owes look beautiful. when you -- tomatoes look beautiful. when you bring them home, a lot of people store them in the refrigerator, leave them at
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there's a lot of sugar in here which means shelf life is short. buy them, store them on the counter and enjoy them in a few days. that's it. any longer and they'll shrivel up and that is not any good whatsoever. i'm tony aiello, your fresh grocer. always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy and these are good. up next a train makes an unexpected stop on the way to new york. >> and this is the reason why, the story of the special
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and start gathering the information you need to help you go long . coming up on cbs 2 news tonight at 5:00 parents are heading back to school just to help their kids with their homework, the classes popping up that give them the new kind of education. >> and then getting paid to live near work, how some employers are giving their workers a break from a nightmare commute, those stories and much more tonight on cbs 2 news at 5:00. an amtrak train traveling to new york made an unscheduled stop so a pregnant woman could give birth. the mother boarded the train in north carolina saturday and began experiencing contractions just after the train left baltimore. that's when two police officers
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and a paramedic helped deliver the baby trinity christina stokes. lowe says the child's middle name is in honor of the passenger who provided comfort to her throughout her labor. >> yes. >> that's it for us at noon. for john and the entire cbs 2 us. i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. cbs 2 news is back at 5:00. we'll see you tomorrow morning at 4:30. have a great afternoon. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief.
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>> chelsea: oh, come on. you're not scared of a little thunder, are you? >> summer: no, i'm -- i'm just scared about luca, that what i warned him about came true. [ door opens ] >> adam: [ sighs ] it is not fun out there. and that little bit of snow that we got's already turned into ice. >> chelsea: i'm glad you made it home in one piece. >> adam: me, too. and what are you doing here? you taking refuge? >> summer: no, not exactly. >> adam: well, you can tell me about it over a drink. how's that sound? >> summer: uh, why -- why are your hands shaking? >> adam: huh? >> chelsea: summer said that someone. i -- i told her that's insane. tell me that isn't true.

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