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that's what happened this morning. >> it's part of a disturbing trend above and below ground. steve has more on this developing story. steve? >> the latest victim a 53-year- old man on his way to work here at madison and 63rd. he apparently bumped into another man. the suspect slashed a man with the sharp object on a chin and face and the victim continued on his way to work here when he realized it was time to call 911. we spoke to a witness. >> it was like 8:15. i saw the ambulance over here and the cops pulled up behind him and they went right into the ambulance so someone must have been in there injured. >> the victim was taken to the hospital where he received six stitches. this as reported slashings and stabbings in new york city so far this year are up 21% compared to last year. in terms of the subway alone 15 slashings so far this year
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those are the cold hard facts. steve langford cbs 2 news. >> thank you. new at noon the stunning fall out in court today james burke pleaded guilty to charges. he assaulted a man and tried to cover it up. janelle burrell is live with more. >> we are accustomonned to seeing james burke in his police chief uniform. today he appeared in court in khaki prison scrubs withdrawing his not guilty plea taking this plea deal from prosecutors admitting to not only beating investigators. >> a tumbling fall from grace from a highest ranking police officer to a federal prisoner. james burke pled guilty telling the judge today in part i willfully used unreasonable forced slapped and hit the individual causing bodily injury.
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burke in public back in december when f.b.i. agents first arrested him. his attorney denying the allegations. today the 51-year-old admitting to violating christopher loeb's civil rights by beating him and forcing people to cover it up. >> he met with the police department to agree on ways to get their stories straight. >> in 2012loeb was arrested for breaking into the unmarked police suv admitting to stealing the police chief's duffel bag inside with the police belt and ammunition but sex toys. burke himself showed up at loeb's home to confront him and when he was chained inside the police station house burke sought revenge repeatedly beating him. >> i got hit again, choked,
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>> burke returning back to prison where he's been held since his arrest. >> just a few minutes ago we heard from the attorney for christopher loeb who says he hopes there's a first step to reform in the police department and asking the judge for 51 millions of sentencing prison time for james burke that's just over four years in federal prison. reporting live this noon from 2 news. >> thank you. sources tell cbs 2 an nypd captain has been stripped of his gun because he couldn't be found when two officers were shot last weekend. he was supposed to be on duty until 4:00 a.m. but when the officers were wounded he was out of the building. he's been placed on modified duty. internal affairs is investigating. now to campaign 2016 republican presidential candidates are trying to slow
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it's too late. >> the influence during a wild debate. andrea grymes has all of the details. >> you are a lot of fun up here i have to tell you. >> the zuckers came fast and furious. >> you are a basket case. >> as ted cruz and marco rubio took aim at donald trump. >> if he hadn't inherited. >> i took $1 million and turned it into $10 billion. >> you've been funding politicians. >> i funded you. >> i funded him. >> five men took the debate stage in houston but it quickly became a fight among the inside three with trump trying to stand his ground. >> this guy is a choke artist and this guy is a liar. >> mr. trump. >> he's talking about the polls. i'm beating him badly. >> but you are not beating hillary.
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are really going to get killed aren't you? >> rubio especially took the gloves off. >> if he builds the wall the way he built trump towers he'll be using illegal immigrant [applause] >> such a cute sound byte. >> the florida senator was button last night. >> i don't know if you are talking about it but i can tell you a con artist is about to stop to it. >> now the focus turns to super tuesday next week. >> if donald trump wins a bunch of states, winning ten of them say, the others may be amassing delegates it will continue the snow balling of the trump victories and the question then becomes will people join behind his campaign. there's sign that's happening. >> trump has been tweeting all day. moments ago he wrote that rubio is a light weight and called
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about half the number of delegates needed to secure are up next week in super tuesday contests. mary? >> andrea thank you. bomb threats disrupted schools in bergen county, new jersey this morning. students were moved to a safe location while authorities searched the building. they were let back in after it was safe. schools also received threats. last month nine school districts in bergen county received bomb threats. a manhattan school building is closed today after a fire broke out. a fire reported at 40 irving place on east 16th street at 11:00 p.m. the building known as washington irving campus houses six schools. no word on what caused the fire. new information on what may have motivated a debtly shooting ram--deadly shooting rampage in texas.
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he opened fire on co-workers. three people were killed and 14 were wounded before an officer gunned him down. the unidentified officer is being called a hero. >> he had to stop that threat. you've got two or three hundred people in there luckily two or three hundred people came out. >> he was armed with an assault rifle and hand gun. they are trying to figure out how he was able to get those weapons. he had convictions for multiple misconduct. 1993 bombing on world trade center 23 years ago terrorists blew up a rental van. six people were killed 1,000 some victims families remember taking part in that ceremony and it's taking place near the north pool of the 9/11 memorial. commuter concerns in new jersey.
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trike next month. new developments. and a different view, new coast guard video of saving fishermen off the coast of queens. and a little boy removed from a plane because of a medical problem. why were fellow passengers applauding? >> gusty winds and pretty skies and nice weather to look forward to this weekend. forecast is coming up. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you. tylenol .
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another round between new jersey transit and the worker union. deadline is looming and unions organized a walk just after midnight on march 13 unless there's an agreement. >> we are still negotiating. cooling off doesn't end until march 12. we are meeting today and hopeful that new jersey transit puts a proposal on the table that we can make some head way on. >> the main sticking points are health insurance costs and pay raises. pay hikes 2.6% a year over the next six years. njt calls that excessive. new video of a boat rescue off of queens. the coast guard shows this from the air a ship with seven fishermen ran aground yesterday morning. although the boat was close to dry land the waves were too
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a coast guard boat capsized and five members were able to swim to shore. a heart broken arizona boy speaking out about the passengers who applauded when he was kicked off of a plane. monday night from washington state back home he started to break out in hives because of animals on board. they were told to leave the plane. he has terminal cancer and the family was making a final trip to see relatives. >> my dad is dying of cancer and that was really not nice to clap at only a seven-year-old. >> allegiance says it stands by it's decision to remove him from the flight. imagine living too to 90 or 100 as a healthy active senior. a single pill may unlock the
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a consumer alert for parents this noon more than 56,000 carseats are being recalled the evenflo combination booster seat between 2004 and 2016. the harns can loosen and
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kit to fix the problem. for more information head over to our website cbsnewyork.com. chewing tobacco could be a thing of a past at ballparks. >> they are proposing a ban at all local ticketed arenas. every year more than 400,000 kids nationwide try smokeless tobacco products influenced by athletes. similar bans have been enacted in boston, los angeles and san francisco. we are talking about a warm up after this cold friday right johnny? >> it's nice to think about baseball. it's freezing out there. good afternoon mary and chris and good afternoon to you. i know it's been a trying week so looking forward to the weekend. on average we are between 35 and 40. that doesn't tell the whole story when you factor in the wind. we'll do the math in a second but i have to give a shout out to dr. franky because he says i don't care i'm going to start
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i like your spirit. i love these pictures. i love this from mike once again these wild stormy skies. i love the cat with the mustache too. it's a cat with a mustache. and also charlie thinking about better weather for a little bit of spring training locally as well. pretty skies. a few flurries parts of the area we show you the radar but in the city mostly sunny and 35 winds variable. that's the fine print. 6 to 22 miles per hour predominant wind west to northwest. 40. you take a look at this compared to yesterday 10 to 15 degrees colder. wait there's more the wind anywhere from 20 to 35 miles per hour wind gusts so the wind 20s for many. a few wind chills still around 30.
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for 38, 65 and 70 your records. sunset at 5:43. should be a pretty day. once again those wind chills or real feels staying in the 20 to 30-degree range but maybe tomatoes in your future too. spring just 23 days away and talk about a wild spring swing. saturday 42 after a chilly morning. 58 on sunday. hello south west wind and that's the normal high for april 8. so yeah it's going to feel like spring. beautiful skies in the city. rockland, westchester into the hudson valley there are a few flurries in through parts of middlesex monmouth and ocean county. still the flip side the cold side of that storm we are going to feel it today. 38 the wind feels colder than that. it's not ad cold tonight. 25 and if you are working this weekend--are you working this weekend? >> no. >> we've got 42 on saturday.
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monday. >> almost 60 degrees. >> i know. >> fantastic. >> is that should feel nice. >> to find out the weather any time get the forecast check live radar and send us weather pictures and video. it's free and available in the itunes and google play stores. a man gunned down. >> and he is a genius. tomorrow night on 48 hours. >> it happened on a quiet summer night in 2012 local wine stewart yancy mostly was driving home from work when he was shot four times in the head by a man in a sports car who fled the scene. >> he had no criminal history of being a hot head. >> detective dana duffy and her partner suspected it might be a case of road rage on steroids. >> we didn't know if it was targeted or random. >> weeks went by and police got
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the name din bowman who appeared to be the most unlikely of potential suspects. >> the people that we've spoken brilliant. >> bowman and his wife jennifer were taken to police headquarters where bowman refused to talk. >> well i guess i would like to talk to a lawyer. arrested. wife jennifer was released but stood by herrmann. there were hundreds of jail house phone calls. >> they had pet names. din was bunch and jennifer was snuggles. >> bunny bunch how are you. >> i'm doing good how is my little snuggle cake? >> when police examined the computer they discovered he had been building a library of information on death and murder. >> police didn't know they were looking for a student of murder. someone who would kill just to kill.
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live in the studio. what a story. what could possibly be a motive in this? >> this genius engineer thought he was james bond. he bought the sports car, trained on a race track, learned how to shoot hand guns with both hands in competition. detectives believe he played this out as a scene in a movie. pulled up along side this guy completely random and fires through the glass of his sports car four shots to the head and extraordinary. he would video a lot of his life so you'll see a bunch of that but cops think it was a thrill kill. >> aside from the movie character what do they know about his background. >> he's a genius starting college at age 12 got an engineering degree, got a job it's like hollywood special
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genius but appears to be an evil one. >> i want to ask about the wife. was she charged with a crime? >> detectives wanted her charged to be object instruction and being an accessory. she changed her name and she's a dentist practicing in seattle today. >> you can watch a student of murder on 48 hours tomorrow night at 10 right here on cbs
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coming up on cbs 2 news tonight beginning at 5 a new kind of superbug. it's an itch problem that's plaguing parents. new word there could be a new kind of lice that's resistent to the old treatments. and new at 6 the first medical breakthrough and the future of women's health. those stories and much more on cbs 2 news beginning at 5. [ music ] that's right, conditions have to be just right to hold the big wave surfing contest on the north shore of oahu. for the first time in six years they gave the nod yesterday as
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catching four massive waves and making him the youngest winner at age 23. the surfing skills were amazing and so were some of the wipe outs. watch these two guys cross boards and then lights out going down. that guy who won the competition incredible. our john john here not bad either. >> he's got guts. this one. he's got guts. >> you've got to see him on a surf board. >> that's it for us at noon. we'll see you monday morning at 4:30. i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. have a great afternoon. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop.
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>> jack: i missed you at home last night. >> phyllis: yeah, it was weird for me, too. being here alone. i needed the time. >> jack: you gonna need much more time? >> phyllis: you hurt me. >> jack: i know that. and you know i'm sorry. i was just hoping that... now? >> jack: that maybe we could talk about it. >> phyllis: go ahead. talk. >> jack: i apologize. i apologize for breaking your your story. >> phyllis: and nikki. >> jack: and inadvertently

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