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[music] it's 4:30. 45 degrees on this tuesday, march 29th. a gusty, windy morning making it feel like it's in the 30s out there. >> the winds so powerful overnight it took down trees and power lines like these on massapequa island. we will have more on the wind and traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. >> good morning, i'm crust chris. >> i'm mary calvi.
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unfolding overseas. a egypt airplane was forced to fly to the island of cyprus. the hijacker allowed all passengers except four foreigners and some crew members to get off the aircraft. the hijacker has been identified as an egyptian man and is wearing an explosive suicide belt. the motive is not clear. there are reports he's seeking political asylum in cyprus. we will have more throughout the morning. and breaking news at home. a huge fire in east elmhurst, queens. >> janelle burrell joins us live from the scene with more this morning. janelle? >> reporter: chris and mary, the good news is the fire is under control here on 91st street and elmhurst. we want to get you to video of the enormous flames coming from the home at 91st street.
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morning in one residential home, quickly spread to another and the chief says there were about three garages in the back of those residences and the fire consumed those structures, as well. the good news is that everybody did make it out safely. he's telling us there are six firefighters who suffered minor injuries, but this triggered a massive response, about 150 firefighters responded to the scene here of the we're told, again, all residents did evacuate safely. they're staying with neighbors at this point. right now, the cause of that fire, still under investigation. reporting live this morning from elmhurst, queens, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, janelle. 4:32 now. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. elise is in. hi, elise. >> good morning to you. it's blustery out. the wind started picking up yesterday. they're still gusting. right now, mostly cloudy, 45 degrees, winds right now out of the west between 10 and 32
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depends on where you are. we have a different picture from yesterday, where we had rain in the area and more approaching today. we expect a dry day with a little bit of moisture well north of our northern suburbs. so, things are more quiet for us today. at least in terms of precipitation. but, of course, the winds are whipping. wind advisories in effect until noon. high today, not bad. we're in the mid-50s, low to mid-50s, lots of sunshine, but windy, hang onto your hat. now over to kyla with your time saving traffic. >> yes, we're very busy this morning. in east rutherford, new jersey we have an accident involving a traffic that struck an overpass. all lanes are blocked on 17 southbound. traffic is being diverted off of 17 at union avenue. so be aware of that. i'm expecting that will stay there for a while this morning. also, let's look live at the tappan zee bridge. there is a wind, a 35-mile-per- hour across the span.
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of the high winds in the area. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. now the dangerous winds whipping the tri-state areas, residents dodging flying debris. >> we're live in nassau county this morning with magdalena. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the wind is cutting through you and giving a literal meaning to hold onto your hats out here. the wind is coming through. we're right on the waterfront, but there was a lot of damage sustained throughout long island. i want to go video now, over in deer park, power lines and poles came down. police had to monitor the area there at west 5th street and oakland avenue as the power lines cut off all road activity in that area. over out east, there was a unhappy drive waking up this morning. a tree fell on their car, as well, and in manhattan, there
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regards to these high, whipping winds over on the upper west side. the fire department responding to 79th street and broadway at 7:30 last nights. there was debris falling from a 12-story building. that's a condominium building. thankfully no one was injured last night. as you can tell, the winds are whipping out here. we do have a silver lining to all of this. there was power outages throughout the tri-state area. we're now checking the numbers and surveying the numbers and it seems like those power outages are becoming less and less. power is being restored to areas. so hopefully when you're waking up, you will have power and, of course, be sure to put on the extra layers this morning. live in massapequa, back to you. >> thank you, magdalena. a double murder case in staten island. police say jose rivera is in custody this morning in pennsylvania. 21-year-old anthony rivera and his 47-year-old mother, adele,
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outside the mariners harbor houses. police say a dispute over money may have led to the shootings. to a developing story this morning. police continue searching for a man wanted for a sexual assault at the stonewall inn. the man attacked a transgender woman inside the bar saturday night. the man said he needed to wash his hands and then attacked her. the bar was the site of the start of the modern gay rights movement. >> it's a disturbing incident taking place in the site that's important historically, where something good happened in terms of creating more opportunity for people to live their lives, to this see is very, very troubling. >> an arrest is imminent, police say. a new jersey woman is hospitalized with life- threatening injuries after being hit by a car last night. witnesses say it was no accident. they say the driver, another
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>> there was a fight in the car. she got back in the car that you see over there, the taurus, and just motored out, ran over her, deliberately. i can't get it out of my head right now. >> the car jumped a curb knocking down a light pole. the driver was injured. no word on her condition. police are investigating. the capitol hill visitor center will re-open this morning after yesterday's chaos. a man pulled a gun wand shot by a capitol hill officer. he's in critical but stable condition, and facing charges. more from cbs 2's craig boswell. >> it's okay, it's okay. stay down. >> reporter: this video captures chaotic moments after a man drew a gun at the security screening area inside the u.s. capitol visitor complex monday afternoon. >> where we going? >> it happened so fast, you're like what? i grabbed my kid, put him under me.
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66-year-old larry dawson of tennessee pointed a weapon at officers, who shot and injured him. dawson was arrested last fall after disrupting the house chamber and had been ordered to stay away from capitol grounds. >> there is no reason to believe that this is anything more than a criminal acts. >> capitol security rushed some people into an auditorium. >> all of a said, it was just a scramble with officers coming out from every direction with guns drawn. >> reporter: many lawmakers are back in their districts, but washington is filled with tourists here while kids are off from school. diane's husband and her two sons were inside the capitol. >> don't expect something like this to happen when you're with your family on vacation. >> reporter: craig boswell, cbs news, washington. now to the terror attacks in belgium. authorities release surveillance video of the man seen who targeted the brussels airport.
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a man taken into police custody and misidentified as the man in the video was released. prosecutors say there was a lack of evidence. four people wounded in the attacks have died, raising the death toll to 35. and new video of the two brothers accused in the paris terror attacks. it shows them partying at a brussels nightclub in february of 2015, nearly nine months later, police say rahim blew himself up with the attacks on paris and the other was captured earlier this month. the fbi successfully hacked into the iphone used by the san bernardino shooter. the agency didn't explain how, but the justice department says it will drop its lawsuit against apple. apple refused to unlock the phone because they claimed it jeopardized customer privacy. 200 children tested positive for elevated led there their blood in the last five years, but the housing authority says very few
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contains hazardous amounts of led paint. it's not clear how the children wound up with the dangerous led levels. federal prosecutors are investigating health and safety conditions in the buildings. p. diddy getting into the education business. he plans to open a charter school here in the city. and the push to maintain a new jersey cemetery for veterans who paid the ultimate price dedefending our country. and a rant involving a newark driver goes family. viral. and we have gusty winds out there this morning. makes our 40-degree temps feel like the 30s. eventually the winds die down today and we will see lots of sunshine. i will have details coming up in the full forecast. spring is here. and are the savings. blinds to go.
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how are we looking out there, elise? . >> we're looking windy, but the winds are making the temperatures feel colder. we have a lot of 30 and 40- degree temps but feeling colder with the winds. let's check in with the weather watchers this morning. we've got a couple of temps not so bad. this is david. david's in bayonne. he says it's 47 degrees where he is. so that's not bad, but gusts to 49 yesterday. last night's recyclables likely aren't there anymore. that's a good point. if you didn't tie down and secure the things outside that could blow away, they probably did. barry in bloomingdale says it's 42 degrees where he is. lots of 40-degree etemps. a lot of folks in the 30s. north and west of the city, this is charlie in narrows burg, he's at 39 degrees this morning. let's take a live look outside because really this kind of tells it all. this is from the camera high atop the empire state building. it's shaking because the wind is shaking the camera. we have mostly cloudy skies,
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of the west at 10 miles per hour, but gusting to 32 miles per hour. so, we really are, you know, seeing the temperatures feel much cooler. edison's at 45. for central park, greenwich and babylon, 43. take a look at these gusts. 21 in sparta, but 32-mile-an- hour wind gusts for monticello and hampton. 47 for greenwich and white plains. we're talking nearly 50-mile-an- hour wind gusts. as a result, wind advisories remain in effect for a good portion of the area that will remain in effect until noon. the only exception, ulster and dutchess until 6:00 p.m. things are relatively quiet and dry. unlike what we had yesterday, we waited for the rain, looking at some, waiting for others. we will have a dry day. turning on the futurecast,we head through tuesday and wednesday, just not much to talk about by way of
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it's not until we head into thursday and friday that we have a chance to see additional shower activity. so, for today, bright and blustery, 54 degrees as we head into tonight. 36 and still breezy out there. tomorrow, things are looking pretty good. 57 degrees. lots of sunshine, which is nice. and we will also take the winds out of the equation. tomorrow is the pick of the week week, but we will have a chance of rain. now over to kyla with your time saver traffic. >> good morning, it's a busy morning already. in east rutherford, new jersey, a tractor-trailer struck an overpass. that's blocking 17 southbound at railroad avenue. also taking a live look in manhattan. we have an accident now just cleared away on the southbound fdr drive at 34th street. we're moving just fine now. and this should clear out shortly. looking good. then looking further north. we will look at construction.
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blocking two lanes southbound at 62nd street and that means delays back to 73rd street. so, a better agent nate this morning is -- alternate this morning is the west side highway, which is moving well. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. here's a look at the stories making headlines today. a new jersey cabdriver is recovering after being shot in the face in east orange. it happened early yesterday when a man sent to a home on david place. he managed to drive 3 blocks to a police station, then rushed to the hospital. no word on a motive for the shooting. the search continues for the gunman. a paterson, new jersey hospital has a new emergency room program aimed at reducing opiate addiction. they say doctors try alternative treatments for pain before giving openoids. and sean diddy combs has another field in his resume. education. he's opening a charter school
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combs calls it a dream come true. >> moneywatch stock futures are higher this morning. there was a mixed performance monday and little movement on a quiet day of trading. the dow jones gained 19 points. rose by 1. and instagram is starting a change. the company said it wanted to arrange photos according to what they think is most interesting to the user, instead of the current method which involves reverse chronological order. backlash from users led to the delay. they're testing the feature with a small group of users. concerns about gravestones in pools of water in a new jersey cemetery. many people buried there are war veterans and loved ones say it's not the first time they've seen the problem. meg baker is demanding answers. >> reporter: these are old pictures harry treasures of his family. his father served in world war ii and he wants to continue to
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german. what he in belgium -- he was in belgium, france, d-day the. >> reporter: he says the jewish section of the cemetery here where his father and other veterans are buried hasn't been maintained. you can see the foot stones of graves submergeed in water off texas road. >> the people were our best generation and it's very disrespectful that the graves were left like that. >> reporter: he says the water creates small lakes that sit for weeks. visitors tell me often they can't even reach their loved ones because they'd have to walk through thick muck like this. >> you can tell the graves have never been cleaned because they've got all the muck from the water that's been sitting on them for a long period of time. >> the cemetery wouldn't comment, but passed me on to their contractor, joe, who says there's not a drainage issue. he told me they will add top soil and seed like they do every spring in may. >> and the response from the cemetery, they're going to put seed and a little top soil is not the problem.
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that they're apparently not going to address. >> our veterans deserve better. because -- i get emotional. >> reporter: the commander was upset to see the graves covered in mud and water. >> if they let the cemetery go ethat way, there's something wrong there. they should take care of it. >> reporter: miller and the veterans i spoke with hope something more can be done to preserve the memory of those that fought for our country. meg baker, cbs 2 news. cemeteries not run by religious institutions such as forest green park are regulated by the state. 4:49. big changes coming to the motor vehicle department in the state of new jersey. and james cordon in primetime. a preview of the karaoke special. and a check of traffic and weather on the 2s next.
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student goes off on an uber driver and the video goes viral. >> you're an uber driver, go [ bleep ] drive. you're working all day? i'm going to sit on my [ bleep ] and watch tv. >> the driver says he's been area a raced by the student and his friends before. he says the driver made bad remarks and refuse aid to give him a ride. he's the son of steven considerman, who's accused of forcing rent stabilized tenants out of their homes. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. elie detector test lease is in for john this morning. hi, elise. >> good morning to you. it's a good morning, it's not the rain we had yesterday. this morning, our concern is the wind. so, temperatures range from 36 degrees in walden to 45 in central park.
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45 feels like 40 in central park. 47 feels like 40 in matawan and seagert. you need to dress for it today. things are calm today. we will have lots of sunshine, highs today, upper 40s to the mid-50s around the area. lots of sunshine, but gusty winds in effect until noon. right now, over to kyla with your time saver traffic. >> thank you, elise. good morning, everyone. in east rutherford, new jersey, an accident already this morning. this involves a tractor-trailer that struck an overpass. that's got all lanes blocked on route 17 southbound at railroad avenue. traffic is being diverted of at union avenue. and looking live outside, we've got construction blocking two lanes on the southbound fdr at 2nd street. delays go back to 73rd street. the better bet is the west side highway, which is moving well. alternate side parking is in effect today citywide. chris and mary, back to you.
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changes are coming to new jersey's motor vehicle inspection system. to cut down on lines, only passenger vehicles get their inspection at state-run facilities. commercial vehicles will be tested privately. if a vehicle fails, all reinspections will be performed at private facilities and vehicles made before 1995 don't need to be inspected. environmentalists say they're most responsible for pollution, however. the changes take effect on the 1st of may. a new jersey home with a spooky past again on the block. >> and a desperate search for a missing dog. why this little pooch is more than a family pet. >> he's ready for primetime. james cordon hitting the air earlier. his big carpool karaoke special.
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brighter than a halo downtown tonight we'll give you something greats get ready for the ultimate primetime party. james cordon is on early tonight with his hour-long carpool karaoke special. cordon kicks it off with a new rap and a song with j.lo. never before seen songs with adele, justin beaker and others. that's tonight at 10:00, followed by cbs 2 news at 11:00. >> looks great already. >> it looks fun. >> it looks fantastic. >> that adele carpool karaoke is fantastic. >> it's been seen by 8 billion people. >> a lot of those are just me, clicking over and over. still ahead, breaking news overseas,a domestic egypt air passenger jet hijacked. what the hijacker is demanding. and tire tears through two
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[ bleep ] croman. 45 degrees on this tuesday, march 29th. it is blustery, it's cold out there this morning with a wind advisory in effect all day. >> the winds so powerful, overnight there have been power outages and trees down across the tri-state area. a life report from long island and traffic and weather on the 2s coming your way in a moment. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to "cbs 2 news this morning". we get to the breaking news overseas. an egypt air flight forced to land on the island of cyprus. >> we're monitoring developments this morning. don? >> reporter: yes, developments are coming in by the minute from egypt. as of right now, four foreigners and the flight crew remain on board egypt air flight 181. the flight from the egyptian coastal city of alexandria to cairo diverted overnight to cyprus after a passenger claimed he had a suicide belt. once it landed, security forces could be seen surrounding the
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negotiations then started with the hijacker, who has been identified at being an egyptian national. those negotiations led to most of the 81 passengers on board getting released. now, within the past hour, the director of alexandria airport in egypt told the associated press that there were 26 foreigners on the plane, including 8 americans. it is not known if any of those americans remain on board right now. of course, this high jacking brings up serious questions about airport security in egypt. you may recall back in october, a russian passenger jet was bombed over the sinai peninsula in eegypt, killing all 224 people on board and a group of isis later claimed responsibility for that, but, again, at this hour, right now, the flight crew and four foreigners remain on the plane. it is not known if any of the americans were among -- are among them right now. chris and mary? >> don, one of the questions, of course, is what is the
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>> yeah, the motivation not clear just yet. no group has claimed responsibility and it's not known if this hijacker is abilitying alone. of course, this is something egyptian and american officials are trying to wrap their hands around as we speak. >> all right, don champion for us with the breaking news this morning in our newsroom. thank you, don. we will get back to you throughout the broadcast for updates on the situation. right now, 5:02. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. elise is in for john this morning. >> yes, it's a good morning, but a blustery morning. mostly cloudy, 45 degrees, winds out of the west at 12 miles an hour, but gusting to 26 miles per o'hare. the vortex satellite and radar, quiet this morning, different from yesterday morning, but the good news is we remain dry today and we expects tons of sunshine. that's the good news. but, again, approaching high pressure and departing low, creating a pressure gradient with windy conditions. the hour by hour forecast looks like this.
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that with tons of sunshine, a wind advisory in effect until noon for most of the area, so be sure to dress accordingly this morning. now over to kyla with your time saver traffic. >> good morning, elise. i felt the wind when i walked to work this morning. we're having trouble on the roads, everyone. i want to tell you about east rutherford, new jersey. there is an accident with a tractor-trailer that struck an overpass. all lanes are blocked on route 17 southbound at railroad avenue. so, traffic is being alerted off at union avenue. expect that to be a while before it clears. and looking at the tappan zee bridge. we have a 35-mile-per-hour restriction across the span due to high winds in the area. they want you to slow down. and a restriction at the gw bridge, the goethals bridge and outer bridge crossing. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. more on our eye on the storms and residents are waking up to downed trees and robust winds continue to blow through
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>> magdalena doris joins us live from nassau county with more this morning. magdalena? >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. the wind is whipping down here. we're right by the waterfront. as elise mentioned, we're in the wind advisory period. you can tell, the trees are blowing, the water is blowing around, as well, here. hard to hold onto your hat as i mentioned before. and it's important could that you bundle up this morning. i want to send you to video from overnight hours because we are seeing damage because of these high winds, over in deer park, long island. police secured a road where power lines and poles came crashing down into the roadway blocking traffic. this was on west 5th and oakland avenue. to the east, an unlucky driver waking up in seldon, long island this morning, to a damaged car as branchs toppled down on that vehicle, as well.
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there. . >> reporter: it comes to power outages here. power outages throughout new jersey and long island here. we've noticed -- we've been tracking the power outage numbers and noticing that the outages have been put under control more and more now. if you're waking up this morning and didn't have power overnight, thankfully it looks like that power is being restored. live in massapequa, long island, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, magdalena. and breaking news this morning, we've got a fire fueled by wind in east elmhurst, queens. >> it started in an apartment building and spread to an adjacent building. cbs 2's janelle burrell joins us live from the scene with the latest on this. janelle? >> reporter: good morning to you, mary and chris. good news is that fire is out. and firefighters actually just clearing the scene a few
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this truck right now blocking our view of the homes, but let's show you video of what it looks like when this fire started just after 2:00 this morning. you can see those massive flames shooting out of 234 2341 91st street. the deputy chief says it started on the home on the right, spread to the home next door. the flames also consuming three garages located behind the houses. the good news, everybody did make it out safely, but the chief says the wind played a factor, fanning the flames, making it a challenge for crews. >> upon arrival we were met with heavy fire in two buildings and three garages in the rear, quickly went to a third alarm, bringing 150 firefighters to the scene. the firefight lasted a little over an hour until we brought the fire under control. >> again, all the residents did make it out safely, but the chief says that six firefighters were left with
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right now, the fire marshal is on scene, going through the homes here, trying to pinpoint the source of the flames. reporting live this morning from east elmhurst, queens, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. the capitol hill visitor center will re-open this morning following yesterday's chaos. >> we're being -- >> it's okay. it's okay. stay down. >> reporter: police say a man from tennessee, 66-year-old larry dawson, pulled a gun. what he shot -- he was shot by a capitol hill police officer. officials ruled out terrorism. >> there is no reason to believe that this is anything more than a criminal act. >> all of a sudden, it was just a scramble with people yelling and screaming and officers just coming out from every direction with guns drawn. >> dawson is in critical but stable condition this morning. last fall, dawson was arrested after disrupting the house chamber. he was ordered to stay away
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and the nypd held a drill to practice against attacks. they held a tabletop terrorism, involving a suicide bomber and shooters in four locations throughout the city. the city hopes to improve relationships with muslims across the city. >> do you have a worry that because people could turn so quickly that you can miss it? > . >> it's always something we think about. as you have duly noted, the time from flash to bang, from radicalzation to action, it something in the isis era we've seen shorten. >> the mayor says the nypd is ready to deal with an isis- inspired terror attack. a man who escaped custody while being taken from a harlem police station to central booking faces possible sentencing today. tarik arnold was arrested last july on suspicion of attempted murder. after breaking free, surveillance video shows him in handcuffs running down the
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after him. he was eventually captured after a month on the run. he'd been convicted of escape and of the original charge of attempted murder. a wall street executive with homes in bronxville and manhattan is accused of stealing $25 million from a charitable foundation. 39-year-old andrew casperson is a managing principal at a private equity firm. he's free on bond. he faces up to 40 years in prison and tens of millions of dollars in fines it convicted. why new york state is banning non-essential traveling to north carolina, coming up. also this morning, it's free to breathe, now one long island community, and looking to make it free to fill your tires with air, but not everyone is pumped about the plan. and a home that's gotten ominous letters, scaring off potential homeowners. now this house in westfield is back on the market. and here's the checklist this morning. as you head out, you need your coat.
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feel colder. leave your umbrella at home, but bring the sunglasses, you will need them later today. i will have the details coming up in the forecast. t mt ard twk.nogesur-st00eginrn tanphe
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welcome to tuesday at 5:12. 45 degrees and, wow, it is windy out there today. as we get to traffic and weather on the 2s. >> it is indeed windy this morning.
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all shaking. we will continue to see that for the next few hours. wind advisories in effect. we will get to that in a second. first up, let's look at one of those cameras. this is our camera high atop the empire state building. you can imagine at that height, yeah, it's shaking out there. it's incredibly windy. mostly cloudy, 45 degrees. winds sustained out of the west at 12 miles per hour, but gusting to 26 miles an hour. and that's not even the worst of it. take a look. over the past 12 to 24 hours, these are the kind of wind gusts we've seen, really whipping out there. 58-mile-an-hour gusts recorded in newark. 52 in perth amboy. laguardia at 48-mile-an-hour wind gusts. so, things are dangerously windy out there. now, in some areas, we have seen these wind advisories expire for a good portion of new jersey, but we continue to have wind advisories in effect for most of the area until noon. the exception there, ulster and dutchess counties. the wind advisory remains in
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there. quo see -- we could see gusts up to 50 miles per hour today. the temperatures are feeling very, very cold. 34 degrees in monticello. 45 as i mentioned in central park with 44 for babylon. 42 in the hamptons. 46 going to belmar. of course, you factor in the winds, and it feels colder and these are the winds we're talking about. 35 in monticello. 39 in babylon. 32 in white plains, greenwich and the hamptons. it's windy across the board. nobody escapes it. basically we're watching an area of low pressure depart. we have higher pressure building in. that's the good news, but the pressure gradient is making for windy conditions. so, we have the cool, gusty winds today. we get that with tons of sunshine, so that's an improvement. going into the day tomorrow, it's better. we have the sunshine. temperatures are mild, but we take out the gusty winds. it looks like a very good day. thursday, we get a surge, very mild air. it makes for a warm day. but, yeah, you notice the raindrops, we do have rain that
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so, for today, 54 degrees. it's bright, blue skies, a little blustery, though. the gusty winds, 35 to 45 miles per hour. breezy. the gusts really start to die down, so that's good. and that puts us in a good place tomorrow. 57 degrees with tons of sunshine and here's your seven- wednesday is the pick of the week. it's looking fantastic. we spike into the upper 60s for thursday and friday. good. cooler, but tons of sunshine. now over to kyla rogan here with your time saver traffic. in good morning, everyone. we have traffic to tell you about this morning. going to east rutherford, new jersey, this accident involves a tractor-trailer. . it struck an overpass. traffic is being diverted off of 17 at union avenue. now looking live outside, we've got construction in the process of being picked up on the southbound fdr at 62nd street.
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bad, but busy back to 73rd street. the west side highway is moving smoothly. mary, over to you. >> thank you, kyla. new york governor andrew cuomo signed an executive order banning all non-essential travel by state employees to north carolina. the ban follows the enactment of a north carolina law that bans transgender individuals from using restrooms appropriate for their gender identity. cuomo calls it misguided legislation that replicates discrimination of the past. utah has become the first state to require doctors give anesthesia to women having an abortion at 20 weeks or later. the republican governor signed the governor's office says while he's adamantly pro-life, the law is based on the argument that a fetus can still feel pain starting at 20 weeks. some doctors say this may pose a health risk to women. some drivers on long island are pumped about a new proposal at local gas stations.
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time to get air for free. >> today, the town will hold its first public hearing on the proposal. cbs 2's brian has the report. . >> reporter: the air you breathe is free, but not for your vehicle. machines charge $1 or more. but hempstead officials say they're ready to change that. >> motorists will get free air, not hot air, in the town of hempstead. >> reporter: the supervisor's proposal would ensure customers know the law gives them the right to get it for free. >> we've received complaints that employees evasive, saying things like the owner isn't here, the manager isn't here right now. >> reporter: most drivers say they had no idea they could get free air in hempstead. . >> it might be just a quarter now, and $0.50 then, but it keeps going up. >> reporter: vendors who who manufacture and service the machines say they cost upwards of $2,000. the local vendor says free air
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business. >> it would cause me to have to lay off several people. i have 30 employees, 10 of them living in the town of hempstead. this would be devastating. >> reporter: he says the machines are routinely vandalized by vehicles, like this busted pump. he's worried free air will spread to other towns. many service stations already offer free air and owners say it's a small cost that brings in more customers. >> we're a hometown business and to thank the customers for loyalty to me, i can provide them with free air. >> even so, the owner says he doesn't like the idea of towns mandating free air. back to you. >> thank you. the new law would flatley prohibit stations for charging for air. if approved, it would go into effect in june. violators could be ticketed. the waterhouse of westfield, new jersey is up for sale again. the home attracted international attention after the owners filed an unusual lawsuit against the previous
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the suit claims they couldn't sell the house after receiving threatening letters from someone who identified himself as the watcher. the six-bedroom house was pulled off the market last year. it's now listed at $1.25 million. 5:18 now. coming up in the next half hour, the legal standoff between apple and the fbi appears to be over for now. >> and the desperate search on long island for a missing therapy dog. why the runway dog means so much to the family. and we will get you another check of traffic and weather on the 2s coming up next here on "cbs 2 news this
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a major drug bust in the high seas was caught on video. body cameras show members of the u.s. coast guard intercepting a drug sub off the coast of southwest panama earlier this month. they seized nearly 13,000 pounds of cocaine, worth more than $2.3 million. four accused smugglers were arrested. drug subs are typically semi- submersible, making it harder to detect. at 5:22. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s. windy conditions this morning, elise. >> mary, you aren't kidding. it is the kind of wind that will almost move you down the street. it's blowing a lot of debris around. be mindful of that this morning. it's also making temperatures feel even colder. 34 in otisville. 45 for central park. 42 for mt. sinai.
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like 23 in otis hill, 39 in central park. 38 in seaford. so, feeling cold out there. bundle up. the radar showing high pressure dominating. lots of sunshine today, highs in the upper 40s to mid-5, but gusty for the first half of the day. now over to kyla with traffic. i am keeping an eye on the wind. first what's happening in east rutherford, new jersey. it's been going on all morning. an accident involving a tractor- trailer that struck an overpass. this is at railroad avenue. traffic is being diverted to union avenue. you will have a little trouble there. also, looking live outside, this is the tappan zee bridge. traffic isn't bad now, but a 35- mile-per-hour restriction across the span due to high winds in the area. especially got to watch out for high-profile vehicles. there is also a 35-mile-per- hour restriction at other bridges. alternate side parking is in
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in thank you, kyla. and matt harvey in danger of missing his open day start. no word when he will be on the mound for the mets. and the knicks and nets in action. otis livingston has more. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. coming up tonight, the islanders host the hurricanes. the devils host the bruins and the nets in orlando. knicks in new orleans last night, out of the playoffs, but continuing to make a case for rookie of the year. off the alleyoop. he receive and he gives. throwing behind his back on the bounce to robin lopez. the knicks fell to the pelicans 99-91. nets taking on the heat in miami. dwayne wade is down in south beach. 30 points for wade, just 2 for joe johnson. the heat wins, 110-99. back to you. a therapy dog missing on long island, the owners fear someone snatched the tiny yorkie two weeks ago.
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facebook page is filled with 3,000 volunteers who want to bring the dog home. in that's my boy. i miss him very much. >> reporter: to michael and tracy, tattoo is more than just a dog. the special yorkshire terrier, a past father's day to michael, to help him recover from the latest heart surgery since retiring from the nypd four years ago. . >> it would help bring my spirits up. >> on the front porch, tattoo's doggy blanket awaits him. >> he's just a love. he'll go to anybody. >> the door discovered accidentally opened just a crack. the yorkie must have scampered out. police believe someone walking or driving down terriville road snatched the trusting pooch that weighs less than 4 pounds. >> smothering me with kisses and if i wanted it to go 15 minutes, just by going tattooey, he would. >> reporter: the collar is off
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>> we decided to get him chipped and neutered next month. >> reporter: the constant companion offered michael comfort at all hours of the day and night. >> 3:00, 4:00 in the morning you'd get woken up because he felt like kissing you. >> port jefferson volunteers, complete strangers, are helping them post signs. >> something else i needed was restoration in mankind and this restored my faith. >> people we don't know are reaching out to us. tattoo isn't just a pet, he's one of our children. he's our family. >> reporter: the search for tattoo now with a facebook page, a go fund me page, a $2,000 reward to bring tattoo home, no questions asked. from port jefferson station, jennifer mclogan, cbs 2 news. >> that's a cute doggie. >> he sure is. >> hopefully somebody gets the message and gets him back. still ahead, breaking news, an egyptian plane hijacked. possibly with explosives on board.
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plus this -- >> reporter: winds fanning the flames of an overnight fire in queens. we will have a live report from the scene coming up. we are tracking a wind advisory and whipping winds out here. the damage that they caused on long island and throughout the tri-state. coming up. alexa, set a timer for 10 minutes. >> and get ready to say hello to your appliances. the new technology that's changing how we live.
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continues after this. it's 5:30. currently 45 out there on this tuesday, march 29th. you're waking up to wild weather this morning. a wind advisory in effect for the day. it's already causing damage. we will have more in a moment. first, breaking news, a hi jacked drama overseas early this morning. a man claiming to be wearing a suicide vest forced an egypt airplane to land on the island of cyprus. most passengers were then allowed to leave. we're told four foreigners and the flight crew remain on board. late word that the hijacker is a dual citizen of the united states and egypt.
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eight americans. it's not clear if any americans remain on board. we will continue to monitor developments and update you throughout the morning. now to our eye on the storm team coverage. the tri-state area is being hit with wild weather. the powerful winds are causing power outages. we're live with team coverage this morning. elise finch is tracking the wind, kyung lah is watching the roads. and magdalena doris join joins us live from massapequa. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, mary. we're at the foot of a canal here that leads to the south oyster bay. this is blowing around bushes here and making the shallow water ripple up. you can see the wind versus trees and property overnight. i want to send you to video from overnight over in deer park, long island.
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at west 5th street and oakland avenue because power lines were down. a pole also falling down on the scene there, blocking traffic. now, further east on long island, one unlucky driver today waking up in seldon, waking up to a damagedcare as branches from a tree fell down and toppled down on that car, causing some damage. over on the upper west side yesterday evening, the fdny was responding because of high winds. it was blowing debris off a 12- story apartment building. at 79th and broadway. luckily there were no injuries in that case, as well. back here out live in massapequa on long island, we can see branches and trees are kind of blowing around right now. it is a little bit milder than what we were seeing a few moments ago. but as you can tell, you never really know when the winds are going to keep on whipping. i would suggest, if you're
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and be careful. give yourself extra time now. power outages were rampant for thousands of customers throughout the tri-state area. we have bon monitoring that and it seems that the power outages have been taken care of. most people receiving live -- receiving power again. live here in massapequa, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, magdalena. traffic and weather on the 2s now. here's elise with an update. doesn't look too bad where she is. . >> yes, but it's out there. some places, trees down on cars, other places, debris flying around. so many leaves and garbage and all sorts of stuff flying around out there. 45 degrees with winds out of the west at 12 miles per hour. that's sustained. but gusts to 26. in fact, taking a look at other gusts in the area. 32-mile-per-hour for greenwich and the hamptons. so, it's still incredibly windy out there. as a result, wind advisories
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portion of the area until noon today. ulster and dutchess, the wind advisory is in effect until 6:00 p.m. as we continue on hour by hour, lots of sunshine and a high of had 54 degrees. >> okay. now to the traffic this morning. >> trouble in east rutherford, new jersey. an accident already this morning, this is involving a tractor-trailer that struck an overpass. all lanes are blocked on route 17 southbound at railroad avenue. traffic is being diverted off at union avenue. let's look live outside and talk about that wind. we will look at the gw bridge. traffic is fierngs but there is a 35-mile-per-hour restriction and an empty trailer band across the span because of high winds in the area. also a 35-mile-per-hour restriction at the tappan zee, the goethals bridge and outer bridge crossings. be careful, folks. alternate side parking is in effect citywide. back to you.
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we have more breaking news this morning, those winds were experienced fanning the flames of a massive fire in queens. >> 150 firefighters were called in to fight the blaze in two residential buildings. janelle burrell joins us live from the scene with the latest. janelle? >> reporter: well, mary, the good news at this hour, the fire is out and everybody did make it out safely. you can see the two white homes behind us. those are the homes that burned. they had significant damage inside. let's show you the video shot earlier, around 2:00 this morning. you can see the fireball bursting from inside of the homes here at 2341 91st strooelt. the fire chief believes it started in the home on the right, spread to the home next to it and to three garages behind these houses here. he says that the wind definitely played a factor here overnight in terms of fanning
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it took crews an hour to get it under control. just a short time ago, we spoke with a boy who lives in one of the homes that was affected. he described for us waking up to the flames. take a listen. >> i just heard the fire from my window in my bedroom and saw like red from my bedroom. my bedroom is in the back. so the fire started from the back and then got its way to the front. >> what did you do when you heard it? >> i grabbed my phone and ran out. >> reporter: yeah, that teenager and his family all made it out safely. as did his neighbors here. they are staying with relatives at this time. the chief says six firefighters were left with minor injuries. the fire marshal was out here earlier surveying the damage, trying to pinpoint the source of the flames, but all of that at this time, still under investigation. reporting live this morning from east elmhurst, queens, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, janelle.
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this morning, the search is on for a man wanted for a sex assault at the historic stonewall inn. police say he attacked a 25- year-old transgender woman saturday night. the victim says the man barged in to the bathroom and attacked her. this is the site of the 1969 duration that's marked the start the -- demonstration that marked the start of the modern day gay rights movement. >> this site is very important historically and where something good happened in terms of, you know, creating more opportunities for people to live their lives, to see a violent incident like this is very, very troubling. >> police say they know who the suspect is and an arrest is imminent. happening today, a court appearances for a queens man whose 11-year-old granderson is accused of bringing a gun to school. police say the boy brought a loaded 9-millimeter pistol to
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he says he found it under his grandfather's bed. he faces criminal possession a weapon and reckless endangerment, facing up to 15 years in prison if convicted. more than 200 children in new york city public housing have tested positive for elevated led levels in blood in the last five years. that's according to the head of the housing authority. but she says very few apartments where they live contain hazardous amounts of led paint. it's not clear how the children wound up with dangerous led levels. federal prosecutors are investigating health and safety conditions in the buildings. the fbi says it successfully hacked into the iphone used by san bernardino shooter farook. the justice department says it will now drop its lawsuit against apple. apple had refused to unlock the phone because it claimed it jeopardized customer privacy. now to the terror attacks in belgium. authorities released surveillance video of the man
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the man taken into police custody and misidentified as the man in the video was prosecutors say there was a lack of evidence. meantime, four people who were wounded in the attacks have died, raising the death toll now to 35. and new video of the two brothers accused in the paris terrorist attacks. it shows them partying at a of 2015. nearly nine months later, police say one blew himself up in the attacks on paris, the other survived and went on the run. what he captured earlier this month. and time is now 5:39. coming up, uber is hiring but there is no job listing. wait until you hear what could happen during your next ride. and calorie counts could be off the menu for another year. and eating a mediterranean diet is good for your heart and your bones. and connect with us during the show and all morning long. we just posted an update on
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1 a huge fire in the middle arab emirates. it spread up the side of one of the buildings as residents apartments go up in flames. no reports of any injuries. no word on the cause. well, the time is now 5:42. the 2s. elise now has a look at the forecast. >> good morning to you. it's a good morning as long as you don't mind bundling up. it's chilly and windy. let's check in with our weather watchers now and see what kind of conditions they're seeing outs there at 5:42 this morning. as we get starth on long island, we are -- this is adrian in valley stream, he says it's 46 degrees where he is. we have a lot of temperatures that are tightly clustered around the low to mid-40s. windy and not spring-like this morning. any spring weather in our
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yes, there is spring-like weather in the forecast for this week, but you are right, anthony. it does not feel like spring if you step outside now. it absolutely feels like winter this morning. we're taking a live look outside, things look good, but the feel, well, feelings a little wintry. mostly cloudy skies, 45 degrees. sustained winds out of the west at 12 miles per hour, but gusts to 26 miles per hour, that's where we're running into a problem. with the winds, it feels colder and feels like winter as you step out the door. 34 degrees in monticello. everybody on the map in the 40s, including 45 degrees for edison, central park and greenwich. 46 for belmar, 42 for white plains and the hamptons. these are the gusts. 31-mile-an-hour gusts for monticello. 32 for white plains, greenwich and the hamptons. and 39 in babylon. so, it is windy. as a result, wind alerts are in effect, wind advisories, for
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ulster, dutchess, your advisories are in effect until 6:00 p.m. the vortex satellite and radar shows high pressure and cloud cover, we expect lots of sunshine today. that's the good news. a very sort of different story from the dreary monday. higher pressure moving in will give us lots of sunshine for today. that should look and feel nice once we get rid of the winds. 54 degrees today, blight, blue skies, but blustery as you walk out the door. the winds don't diminish until afternoon. be mindful as you get dressed. looking at the pollen, y was nice and low, today, not even close. 10. it will be high today and medium to high for wednesday, thursday and friday. tonight, 36 degrees with a calmer wind. it should feel better. heading into the day tomorrow, we're at 57 degrees, but we've got the nice sunshine, minus the wind, should feel pretty good. 69, 68 degrees for your thursday and friday. so we do have spring in the forecast, but we get that with
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now over to kyla here with your time saver traffic. >> i am keeping an eye on the roads this morning. we have the wind to contend with and also an accident blocking things in east rutherford, new jersey. this involves a tractor-trailer that struck an overpass. it has all lanes blocked on route 17 southbound at railroad avenue. traffic is being diverted off at union avenue. also, let's take a live look outside. we have an accident blocking two lanes on the outbound upper level of the george washington bridge. you're seeing the delays getting heavy right now. delays back under the apartments. stick with the lower level. there is a 35-mile-per-hour restriction on the bridge and an empty trailer bran across the span because of the wind today. alternate side parking is in effect today citywide. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. in moneywatch this morning, one of the biggest hotel firms in the world is at the center of a bidding war. in jill wagner is live with more. hi, jill. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. a mixed start to the trading week. the dow finished 19 points higher yesterday.
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today. the fed chair is here in new york, giving a speech on the economy. investors are looking for insight about whether the fed will raise interest rates again soon and by how much. starwood hotels is at the center of a bidding war. china's ang bang insurance company says it will buy the hotel chain for more than $15 billion. last week, marriott put in a $14.4 billion bid. starwood brands includes westin, sheraton and w hotels. and a big change for apple's next iphone, wireless charging. less than a week after apple released the smaller iphone se, there is speculation about the next addition. users could rest their phone on a charging pad to power up, instead of lugging around a charging cord and looking for an outlet, unless that's just me doing that all the time. >> oh, no, that's me, too. thank you, jill. two brooklyn men convicted in a scheme to defraud home
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headed to prison. federal prosecutors in new jersey say they used an elaborate scheme involving receipts to convince cashiers that already paid for items. the scheme netted over $250,000. 75-year-old renee menard will serve 40 months. and the 30-year-old will serve 28 months. uber is trying to hire more engineers and is recruiting them through a game on an uber app. they play it or ignore it. if they play, they're challenged to complete three software coding problems in 60 seconds. if answered correctly, they're given the opportunity to get in touch with uber about possible job opportunities. alaska airlines will resume dozens of flights today, depending on conditions caused by an erupting volcano. one passenger captured this image on sunday. you can see the volcano in the
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20,000 feet in the air. ash can cause jet engines to shut down. dozens of flights were canceled yesterday. well, we have capital rea counts -- calorie counts on many new york menus already, but that's not the case nationwide for at least another year. the fda is delaying the labels until at least 2017. the rules were passed as part of the healthcare overhaul. congress said the fda can put off implementation for a year after final rules were created for the food industry. many have lobbied hard against it. up next, actor kiefer sutherland shows his countryside. in plus this --. alexa, how many tablespoons in a cup? >> seerie has competition from amazon's alexis. we will see how the voice recognition is changing the way
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cbs morning scoreboard. we knew she'd been partying a bit, found out she tried heroin. . welcome back to cbs "cbs 2 news this morning." at 5:51 and 45 degrees. on this tuesday, march 29th. ^ [ music ] recognize that voice? that's actor kiefer sutherland, wassing his crime fighting hat for a country hat. he debuted his first music video, "not enough whiskey."
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years ago after finishing the final season of "24." kind of a big change for kiefer. he goes on tour april 14th. how about that? he will stop in dutchess county, new york. and also in teaneck, also asbury park, new jersey, in may. there you go. first, this sunday, sutherland will present at the academy of country music awards. blake shelton, kenny chesney and tim mcgraw all hit the stage. dolly pardonen will represent for the ladies. this naps las vegas. you can watch the 51st academy of country music awards this saturday at 8:00 here on cbs 2 engines time now, 5:52. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. here's elise with your forecast. >> hi, elise. >> hey, chris. it's a good morning, but chilly and definitely windy. 34 for liberty. 45 for central park, as well as woodmere. that's not so bad, but we've got the winds making it feel
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the good news is, temperatures not bad this afternoon, upper 40s to mid-50s. 54 the forecast high today in the park. till windy for a good portion of the day, but look what happens, we will watch the temperatures move into the upper 60s by thursday. that's the normal high for may 10th. we could see that by the end of the week. here's kyla with the time saver traffic. >> thank you, elise engines trouble on the roads this morning and we start with the accident in east rutherford, new jersey. this is a live look. police activity, an accident involving a tractor-trailer that struck an overpass and it has all lanes blocked on route 17 southbound at railroad avenue. we've got traffic being diverted off of 17 at union avenue. also, taking a live look at a camera with an accident in the process of clearing. thirst this is on the george washington bridge and delays back sister the apartments. tick with the lower level and
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hour restriction and an empty trailer ban across the span of the george washington bridge this morning. alternate side parking is in effect today citywide. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. now this morning's health watch, another reason to go on the mediterranean diet. people on the diet have better bone health and slightly less likely to have hip fractures. the study was published by the java internal medicine and looked at 90,000 women with an average age of 64. it's also been linked to better brain function. it involves eating vegetables, nuts, fruits, beans and fish. move over siri. another lady is moving in. the new technology could give our thumbs a rest and come at a cost. cbs 2's brook sylvia-broncho explains. >> reporter: when russell has a question in the kitchen, he shouts it out. >> alexa, how many tablespoons
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>> one cup equals 16 tablespoons. >> reporter: alexa is the voice- controlled personal assistant inside the amazon echo. >> today's forecast has clouds and showers. >> reporter: she can report the weather, play a song, even order a dominoes pizza. a.m. been's stand-alone device competes with the voice assistance in many smart phones. >> 20 times 20 is 460. >> i used siri before, but she's not really dependable. alexa has the an to do so much more. >> how much is it? >> $180. >> reporter: c net says it offers a hint at how we might soon navigate our homes. >> you're going to be talking to more appliances and devices more. >> reporter: that raises privacy concerns. last year, customers revolted when certain samsung tvs were found to transmit personal conversations to a third party. >> lexa, set a timer for ten minutes. >> amazon says the echo's mike is only turned on when you say
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>> alexa --. in even then, it can miss a beat. in sometimes she doesn't understand. in she's not perfect, but getting better every day. >> i think -- >> do you want me to order better better? >> okay. >> alexa seems like she wants to do what she wants to do. in . >> all that talking! >> yes. when we're talking about windy conditions out there, everything blowing around. >> yes, it's not quiet at all out the door. the winds start to die down after noon. be prepared. it's chilly and windy walking out this morning. and the wind is effecting traffic, too. on the bridges, a 35-mile-per- hour restriction and an accident out there, too, coming up. time now, 5:56. still ahead, a woman accused of skipping out on a $600 cab fare.
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hijacked and forced to land. we'll have the developments. and the secret to perfect skin could be in your refrigerator.
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coming up on 6:00 a.m. 45 degrees this tuesday, march 29th. a day of wild weather ahead. you are waking up to blustery conditions with a wind advisory in effect for most of today. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. weather and traffic on the 2s in a moment. first your morning news to go. >> breaking overnight, an egyptian plane hijacked and forced to land. among the passengers, some americans. new details about the hijacker and his ties to the u.s. a live update in a moment engines and more breaking news overnight, an apartment building goes up in flames and the fire spreads to a nearby structure. cell phone video captured the flames and the wind made it difficult to fight the blaze. we will head live to the scene
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very disturbing incident taking place in the site that's important historically. in the search is on for a man accused in a sexual assault at the historic stonewall inn. the man attacked a 25-year-old transgender woman. >> it's okay, it's okay. stay down. and the morning after chaos at the capitol, shots fired and visitors run for cover. the suspect is now in custody and authorities say he is now stranger to police. >> . i was honking in front of the door. in . >> after more than a $600 bill, a taxi driver was looking what was due to him. the woman who requested a ride from new york city to pennsylvania never paid up. coming up, what she told cbs 2. and new york knicks star carmelo anthony didn't see this coming.
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to give him a hug. how anthony responded. and first our eye is on the storm for a day of blustery conditions. we have powerful winds expected to last throughout the day. we're live with team coverage. magdalena doris is on long island, kyla grogan is watching the roads. first, elise finch is kicking off traffic and weather on the 2s this morning. elise? >> good morning to you, mary. yes, we do have the winds. it started yesterday. it continues today. gusty winds, dangerous winds, in fact. let's look at the communications now. mostly cloudy, 45 degrees. winds out of the west at 18 miles pier hour, but gusting to 37 miles per hour. now, last hour, the winds were at about 26. right now, we're seeing wind gusts in the city -- gusts in the city to 37 miles an hour. 40 miles an hour in white plains and in greenwich. 28 for babylon and edison. so, it is incredibly windy out there. chilly temperatures factored in with the gusty winds makes it feel colder.
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step out the door today. the vortex satellite and radar shows things are clear for us. the high temperature, about 54 degrees, but, again, windy and a wind advisory is in effect in the city until noon today. i will have more coming up. but for right now, over to kyla grogan here with your time saver traffic. >> good morning, everyone. i've got better news in east rutherford, new jersey this morning. an earlier accident involving a tractor-trailer that struck an overpass has cleared out on route 17 southbound at railroad avenue. delays are starting to ease throughout the area. we're getting better there. and looking live outside, elise mentioned the winds. at the tappan zee bridge, there is a 35-mile-per-hour restriction. traffic is picking up now. that's across the span due to the high wind in the area. also, a 35-mile-per-hour restriction at the gw bridge, the goethals bridge and the outer bridge crossing. so, take it easy, everybody. alternate side parking is in effect today citywide. chris? >> thank you, kyla. a hijacking drama unfolding overseas.
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over on a domestic flight forced to fly to the island of cyprus. . >> the hijacker has ties to the u.s. don champion has the latest. don? >> reporter: chris and mary, this has gotten more bizarre over the past hour. a spokesman for the egyptian president announced they don't believe the hijacking has anything to do with terrorism. they say right now it appears the man who hijacked the plane did so because of personal reasons, possibly something dealing with his ex-wife. now, there were americans on the flight, up to eight. that's what the associated press is reporting now. it's not clear if any of them remain on the plane. this started overnight, shortly after egypt air flight 181 took off from alexandria, headed to cairo. now, during the flights, a passenger claimed he had a suicide belt and the plane diverted to cyprus. once it landed, security forces surrounded the plane.
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hijacker who has been identified as being a dual eexception and american citizen -- egyptian and american citizen. most of the passengers on board got released. we're told now at least 3 passengers and 4 crew members remain on the plane. again, the associated press reports up to 8 americans could have been on the plane. because the man claims that his suicide belt is real, negotiations continue right now with him. there are conflicting reports about the identity of the hijacker, but egyptian officials are taking this very seriously at this hour, but the good news is that they do not believe it has any connections to terrorism, as one foreign ministry official put it, he says thirst not a terrorist, he's an idiot. it's a bizarre incident that continues unfolding. chris and mary? >> don, what kind of security
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>> yeah, obviously initially this raised serious concerns about airport security in egypt following that bombing of a russian airliner back in october over egypt. we know airports in egypt did step up security following that so this is raising serious questions, still, about security in that country. >> don champion with the latest on that. thank you, don. and we are keeping our eye on the storms and residents are waking up to downed trees as through the area. >> cbs 2's magdalena doris joins us live from massapequa in nassau county this morning. magdalena? >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. winds are whipping here, we're at the foot of a canal that leads out into the south oyster bay. it's relatively calm right now, but i can tell you just a few minutes ago, the winds were hitting the side of our live truck and shaking that truck, actually. as you can see, it looks rather scenic out here, but that was not the case overnight.
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power outages and property
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look at the video from overnight in the deer park section of long island. downed power lines, downed poles, police had to arrive on the scene of 5th street and oakland avenue and block off that area. and out further east in seldon, long island, unlucky driver waking up this morning, winds blowing over branches that ultimately fell on their vehicle. and last night on the upper east side of manhattan, at 79th and broadway, the fdny responding. thankfully the area, which has a lot of pedestrians typically around, everyone was okay. no one was hit by the falling debris. around, everyone was okay. no one was hit by the falling debris. back here live, the wind is relatively calm now, but that changes within moments. i can tell you i have felt it out here. the gusts just come out of nowhere. if you are heading out this morning, be sure to layer up. we've month monitoring power outages overnight. some of them have been widespread throughout long island and new jersey, but thankfully it looks like they're now under control. most customers receiving power once again. live in massapequa, long island, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. and we have more breaking news. fire fueled by winds in east elmhurst, queens. in it started in an apartment building and spread to an adjacent structure. janelle burrell joins us live from the scene with the latest. janelle? >> reporter: good morning, mary. with the wind and cold, it's serge a tough morning to be forced out of your home in your pyjamas. that was the case for the families in these two homes. the white houses here behind us. the fire is out, everyone did make out safely. but let's show you video shot earlier, where you can see the fireball going through these homes and destroying three garages behind it.
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morning at 2341 91st street here in east elmhurst. it may have started in the home on the right, quickly spreading to the home next door and the structures behind the houses here. the flames consuming the houses here, very quickly. the chief says that the wind serge played a factor in terms of fanning the flames, making it a challenge for crews. we spoke with a neighbor who was evacuated. she described for us what she heard. >> our house is next to the garages back there. it's like a ball of orange flame and it just burst so loud and took over so quick. >> all of the people made it out safely. six firefighters left with minor injuries. right now, the fire marshall is on scene, trying to pinpoint the source of the flames. reporting live this morning, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, janelle. 9 minutes after the hour now. coming up, governor cuomo takes a stand with the lgbt
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and the woman accused of skipping out on a 6 hundred
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will she ever pay up? 6:12. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. elise finch is in for john elliot this morning. in good morning to you at home. it's a good morning, as long as you don't mind being blustery. let's check in with weather
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it is 6:12. windy is going to be one of the conditions! starting out in suffolk county, this is steve. steve is in riverhead, it's 44 degrees where he is. now, as we head just to the west here, this is stacy in plainview. she says it's 43 and gives us the windy icon and her comment, wild and windy for the kids heading back to school here today. yes, it really is. and that's not just specific to long island. we've got windy conditions across the tri-state area. we will talk about that in a second and when the winds start to diminish. look at this, though, live look outside this morning. absolutely beautiful as we approach sunrise. winds sustained out of the west at 18 miles per hour, but gusts to 37. check out these temperatures, mostly in the 40s, but monticello at 34 degrees. we've got temperatures on the chilly side, but with the
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37 as i mentioned is the wind gust in central park. we're talking 28-mile-an-hour gusts for edison and babylon. 40-mile-an-hour wind gusts now in white plains and also in greenwich. so, just remember, you're walking around, the wind is, you know, 15 to 20 miles an hour, let's say, but out of nowhere, you will catch one of the wind gusts, so just be mindful. we have advisories in effect for most of the tri-state area until noon today. and ulster and dutchess county, they're in effect until 6:00 p.m. the vortex satellite and radar shows the high pressure moving in. no precipitation to talk about, so, a nice, dry day for us. we will also see tons of sunshine as the area of high pressure gets closer, but it is the difference between this area of high pressure moving in and the low pressure that is departing that's giving us -- churning up the winds. so, we've got the cool, gusty conditions today. kind of more like cold in the morning, but cool as we head into the afternoon.
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it's a good-looking day. and gusty winds come out of equation. on thursday, a huge surge of mild air, 70-degree temps for thursday. however, we will see that with rain moving in thursday into friday. for today, 54 degrees, bright, blue skies but blustery with strong gusts. tonight, 367 degrees. we will call it breezy, but not windy. and take a look at the seven- day forecast. 54 today, 57 and beautiful tomorrow. 59 for thursday with 58 for friday. on both days, we do have a chance at least to see rain out there. so, just be mindful you need the umbrella before the end of the week. now over to kyla and time saver traffic. >> yes, the winds not making it easy for drivers on the earth. let's check the hudson river crossings. and we have no delays at the george washington bridge, however, we do have a pa #35- mile-per-hour restriction on
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ban due to the high winds in the area. there is also a restriction at the goethals bridge and outer bridge crossing. subway issues this morning, due to signal problems at 103rd street, 1 drains have delays in both directions. and mass transit, look at all the green. everything is on or close to schedule on metro north. p.a.t.h. trains looking good, new jersey transit, as well, and the long island rail road. alternate side parking is in effect today citywide. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. a strong, strange trip for a new york city traxie driver. at the end of the road, the passenger refused to hand over the $600 fare. >> this morning, she's saying sorry. but will she pay up? tony aiello reports. >> reporter: five years a taxi driver, he was really taken for a ride saturday night. >> she said i'm really tired. you want to go to pennsylvania? i said no problem. but it's going to be costly, very high. >> reporter: he's driven long distance fares before and
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boyer agreed to pay 6 $600 for the 140-mile haul from the upper west side to denver, pennsylvania. he says during the more than two two-hour drive -- >> she was good, talking nicely, like this is my first time in new york city. >> reporter: when they arrived after midnight at boyer's home, she went inside to get a credit card, but never came back out. >> i was waiting 10 minutes, then honking the horn in front of the door. >> reporter: the local police came. according to the report, boyer refused to answer the door when police knocked repeatedly. they eventually charged her with theft of services. by phone, boyer offered an apology, but no real explanation. >> i'm very sorry. i mean -- i never, ever meant to not pay him. as soon as possible, i will pay him. i'm trying to figure it out now. >> did you learn a lesson here? >> i did. >> collect an out-of-town fare
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city limits, as tlc rules allow. tony aiello, cbs 2 news. the new york governor signed an executive order banning all non-essential travel by employees to north carolina. it bans transgender individuals from using restrooms that go ewith their identitiys. in long island, the town of hempstead will hold a public hearing on a proposal to get air for free at gas stations. hempstead's town supervisor said the town law already gives customers the right to get air for free, but only if they ask. he says the town received complaints that employees are evasive. the proposed law would now flatley prohibit stations from charging drivers anything. business. >> it would cause me to actually have to lay off several people. i have about 30 employees, 10 of them living in the town of
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devastating. >> owners are already practicing the law, saying it brings in more customers, but they're also against mandating free air. if approved, the law would go into effect in june. violators could be ticketed. >> that's a lot of back and forth over just air, st. john? >> for sure. 6:19 now. coming up, a possible connection between air pollution and premature births. you want to do it primetime . >> james cordon goes from late night to primetime. and the dow jones industrial average gained 19.
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a student goes of on an uber driver and the video goes viral. >> you're an uber drive, go [ bleep ] drive. see you later. go pick up another [ bleep ]. i'm going to go sit home and watch tv. [ bleep ] you. >> the video was posted by the driver, saying he was harassed by this student and his friends before. the student, jake croman, says the driver made anti-semitic remarks and refused to give him a ride. he's the son of steven croman of new york city, under investigation for forcing rent stabilized tenants out of their homes. and traffic and weather on
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it was windy overnight. >> yes, it was. and till this morning, too. there's leaves and debris just blowing everywhere. it's crazy this morning. that's for sure. the good news is the rain is gone, but we do have chilly occurs and windy conditions. 35 degrees in monroe. 44 for riverhead. 45 in madison, new jersey. with the winds, it feels colder. foals like 24 in monroe. feels like 36 in riverhead. so, that's what we've got going on today. the winds start to diminish after noon. until then, just be mindful of the windy conditions. sunshine today, the high temperature at 54 degrees in the city. but, again, wind advisory in effect until noon. starts to get better after that. enjoy it if you can. in thank you, elise. traffic this morning? -- i like the sunshine part! >> the wind is causing trouble with traffic. we have an accident to tell you about. this is in new jersey, an
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route 23 southbound at echo lake road. subway issues today, also due to signal problems, that's at 103rd street. the 1 trains are running with delays in both directions and watch out for the wind on the bridges, everybody. alternate side parking is in effect citywide. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. in sports now, matt hardry is in danger of missing his opening day start. no word when he'll be back on the mound. and otis livingston has the cbs morning sports update. we'll get that in and to you in a moment. but it wasn't a good night. >> the knicks lost and the nets lost. >> we will show this to you coming up. >> right now. here's this morning's 2 talker. james cordon hits the road in carpool karaoke. first, look at carmelo anthony last night. we've got it. watch this young boy running on the court in new orleans, making a beeline for the knicks' forward.
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you're going to see it. >> he's so cute! he hugged him during the play late in the 4th. it shocked carmelo anthony and he husband back. the -- he hugged back. it's not clear where security was during all of that. maybe he shares the pain of having a losing record, the boy. i didn't write that, somebody else wrote that engines and it's an early night for late- late show host james cordon. he's bringing carpool karaoke to primetime tonight. all leading up to a carpool with j.lo downtown . >> cordon presents the very popular segment in an hour-long carpool karaoke special. can he within wait. there is a visit from jennifer lopez and never before seen air duets with adele, justin bieber and others, as well.
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cbs 2 newsat 11:00. >> the whole thing will be great. i can't wait to tivo this. and now back to the sports report. matt harvey in danger of missing an opening day start. his condition isn't baseball- related. we're not sure what it is. >> otis livingston has sports. >> good morning, everyone. coming up tonight, the islanders host the hurricanes, the devils host the bruins and the knicks in orlando. last night, knicks making a case for rookie of the year. he received and he gave. look at this behind he's his back on the bounce to robin lopez. the knicks fell to the pelicans 99-91. and taking on the heat in miami. dwayne wade, 30 points for him. just 2 for joe johnson. the heat beat the nets 110-99. i'm otis livingston, that's your cbs 2 sports update. >> time is now 6:26. led testing in new york
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and a police chase takes an interesting turn. it is 6:30 and 45 degrees on this blustery tuesday, march 29th. beautiful sunrise this morning. traffic and weather on the 2s coming up. and breaking news in queens. people out of their homes this morning after a fire fueled by wind tore through two apartment buildings in east elmhurst. and watching the winds, too. powerful gusts took down trees and power lines, as well. first, breaking news, a hijacking drama overseas. early this morning, a man claiming to be wearing a suicide vest forced an egypt airplane heading from alexandria to cairo to land on the island of cyprus. most passengers were allowed to leave, but it looks like it's not terrorism. the motive appears to be personal, possibly involving the man's relationship with his ex-wife. there were eight americans on the flight. it's not known if any of them remain on board, among three passengers and four crew
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there's word the man may be a dual egyptian american citizen. more coming up on cbs this morning. in our area, we're keeping our eye on the storm this morning. >> dangerous winds whipping the tri-state area as residents dodge flying debris and downed trees. >> cbs 2's magdalena doris is live on long island with more live from massapequa in nassau county. magdalena? >> reporter: good morning. i have to hold onto my hat now. you can see the winds gusting. it's looking scenic, but it cold. you can see on the canal, which leads out to the south oyster bay, the water is moving rapidly because of high winds overnight, we experienceth issues when it comes to wind versus power lines, poles and trees, causing damage. i want to look at the video from overnight in deer park, long island. there were power lines that fell down, along with poles
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and oakland avenue. no traffic was getting by there. in seldon, long island, an unlucky driver woke up this morning with -- [ audio difficulties. ] all right. we had a little technical difficulty there with magdalena's microphone, but you saw the damage in the area. here's elise finch with an update on the conditions. >> i blame it on the wind. clearly it's the wind, causing problems this morning. let's take a look and see what the winds are doing. 6:32 this morning. the winds have, indeed, been whipping, partly cloudy, ha #45 degrees, the gusts are up to 37 miles per hour. that's the reason why we have a wind advisory in effect for most of the tri-state area. 40-mile-an-hour gusts right now in white plains and greenwich. 37 in central park.
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26 in the hamptons. the winds are whipping this morning. your vortex satellite and radar showing the impact of high pressure moving in. we don't have a lot to talk about in terms of cloud cover, just enough to make the sunrise look beautiful, otherwise, clear skies today, plenty of sunshine, that is the good news and a huge difference from yesterday. the hour by hour forecast shows we're hitting 51 degrees by 1:00. tons of sunshine today, but be mindful and worry about the winds. the wind advisory is in effect until noon. here's kyla with time saver traffic. >> i am. thinking about the lovely sunrise, but wind is winding things up on the roads, also. high winds outside. we have a 35-mile-per-hour restriction and empty trailer ban here at the gw bridge, also a 15-minute wait. you can see traffic there at the toll plaza. same at the lincoln and holland. there is also a 35-mile-per- hour restriction at the goethals bridge and outer
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let's take a look in new jersey, an accident blocking one lane on route 23 southbound at echo lake road. so, trouble there. also subway issues this morning due to signal problems. 1 trains are running with delays in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect today citywide. and if you're headed to the airport, you can bet the wind is causing problems there, too. one-hour delay at laguardia. time. over to you. in thank you, kyla. a double murder case on staten island. police say the accused killer, jose ramirez, is in custody this morning in pennsylvania. 21-year-old anthony rivera and his 47-year-old mother adele were gunned down last thursday outside the mariners harbor houses. police say a dispute over money may have led to the shootings. and more breaking news, high winds we've experienced fanning the flames of a big fire in queens. >> around 150 firefighters were called to fight the blaze in two residential buildings. cbs 2's janelle burrell joins
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more. janelle? >> reporter: chris, the wind is certainly playing a factor in this one. the fire chief says he believes the fire started in the white home on the right. because of the wind, it quickly traveled to the home next door. we have video of what it looked like earlier as firefighters arrived at the scene shortly after 2:00 this morning. the deputy chief says it started in the home on the right. 2341 91st street here in east elmhurst. he said because of the wind, the flames also traveled to three detached garages behind the two homes, quickly consuming those, as well. again, the wind fanning the flames, making it tough for firefighters. >> i just heard the fire from my window in my bedroom and saw like red from my bedroom because my bedroom is in the back. the fire started in the back
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>> that wha did you do when it happened. >> i grabbed my phone and ran out. >> reporter: and we are for you. and janelle burrell is out there, as well. janelle, how is it going at this hour? >> reporter: [ technical difficulties ] we will continue to follow it for you as we follow this, as well. a developing story, the search is on for a man wanted for a sexual assault at the stonewall inn. the man attacked a 25-year-old transgender woman inside the bathroom of the bar saturday night. the victim says the man barged in, claiming he needed to wash his hands and attacked her. the bar was the site of the 1969 demonstration that's marked the start of the modern gay rights movement. . >> it's a very disturbing incident taking place in a site that's historic, where something good happened in terms of creating more
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live their lives, to see a violent incident like this is very, very troubling. >> the mayor says police know who the suspect is and an arrest is imminent. a jersey city woman is hospitalized after being hit by a car last night. she's in critical condition. according to witnesses, it was no downtown. they say the driver, another woman, was drive arguing with another woman and ran her down. the car jumped a curb, knocking down a light pole. the driver was also injured. she's in police custody at jersey city hospital of the police are investigating the scene. new this morning, surveillance video released of a robbery suspect in cyprus hills, brooklyn, say he pulled a gun yesterday afternoon at the grocery tobacco shop. he made off with $400 in cash and a smart phone. no one was hurt. now to the terror attacks in belgium. authorities release surveillance video of the man in the hat seen with the suicide bombers who targeted the brussels airport. he's still at large. now, a man who was taken into police custody and apparently misidentified as the man in the video was released. prosecutors say there was a lack of evidence.
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were wounded in the attacks have died, raising the death toll now to 35. and new video of the two brothers accused in the paris terrorist attacks show them partying at a brussels nightclub in february of 2015. nearly nine months later, police say one blew himself up in the attacks in paris, the other went on the run and was captured earlier this month. a paterson, new jersey hospital launched a program aimed at reducing opiate addiction. they say the goal is to use alternative pain treatments before giving patients openoids. it began in the emergency room in january. >> all pain starts with acute pain. and all addiction starts with the first dose. we can stop acute pain from going on to chronic pain and if we don't prescribe these, we won't give the first dose and
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>> more than 29,000 people nationwide died from abuse in 2014 alone. happening today, the obama administration will unveil measures at curbing the epidemic, allowing doctors to double the number of patients who may receive a medication used to combat drug addiction. more than 200 children in new york city public housing have tested positive for elevated led levels in blood in the last five years. that's according to the head. housing authority. but she says very few apartments where they live contain hazardous amounts of led paint and it's not clear how the children wound up with the dangerous led levels. federal prosecutors are investigating health and safety conditions in the buildings. time now, 6:39. coming up next, the new findings about air pollution and premature babies. canceled a spring baseball game. and this --. 20 cop cars, all the lights going, everyone hauling
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>> the suspect led police into the river and the mud. see how it all ended. and beauty really might be skin deep. the remedy to skin problems
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fridge. look at that, huh? 6:42. talk about a great way to start your tuesday and the 29th of march here. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s. here's elise. what a beautiful picture to start. >> gorgeous. >> that's beautiful. feels maybe a little less beautiful when you step outside because of the wind.
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you factor in the gusty winds, it feels cold when you step out the door. it looks good, feels cold, but it gets better. there's the view again. it's gorgeous. and you've got to love that at 6:42 in the morning. partly cloudy skies right now. 45 degrees, winds out of the west. sustained at 18, but gusts up to 37 miles an hour. we're at 34 degrees for mont ello. 45 in central park, belmar and edison. 42 in the hamptons and for white plains. but the wind gusts are significant. we're talking 28 miles per hour in edison and babylon. 37 in central park. but 40-mile-an-hour gusts for white plains and the same for greenwich. take the chilly temperature, factor in winds like this, it feels even colder. now, we have wind advisories in effect for most of the area until noon today, ulster, dutchess remaining until 6:00 p.m.
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see, still dealing with the winds, even when you're below the advisory criteria, still a windy day. we have higher pressure, so unlike yesterday where it was gray and rainy and dreary, we won't have that today. today, mostly mostly clear skies and tons of sunshine. had a degrees, just a little on yesterday, pollen was low of the today, tomorrow, thursday, friday, it will be medium to high. so be mindful of that. and tonight, on the chilly side. 36 degrees, but calmer. and tomorrow, looking good. 57, lots of sunshine, but not as windy. right now, over to kyla here with your time saver traffic. >> yes, not as windy sounds good. due to the high winds, we've had trouble this morning. in fact, we have a one-hour delay on arrivals at laguardia. look at grand central parkway, traffic is doing fine, but wind is slowing things down. jfk and newark on time at this hour. on the map, you can see in
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we've got a downed tree and a power line that's closed route 20 in both directions between douglas road and kip street. be aware there. the wind is causing problems. looking in kinnelon, there is an accident on 23 alt echo lake road. and mass transit, everything is on or close to schedule for metro north, p.a.t.h. trains looking good. new jersey transit and also long island rail road. alternate side parking is in effect today, citywide. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. in this morning's healthwatch, air pollution could be linked to premature deaths -- births, excuse me. researchers at nyu medical enter say pollution produces toxic chemicals in the blood that led to thousands of premature babies. this also means longer hospital stays. long-term medication, and even lost productivity. researchers say it's costing more than 4 $4 billion a year
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eczema, rosacea, acne, wrinkles, could the key be a remedy for indigestion. >> christine johnson explores inside out beauty. many people swear by it. >> i've tried everything on the market. >> reporter: by his mid-20s, john james mueller says his acne was worse than ever. >> nothing worked. >> nothing until he started taking probiotics. in it changed drastically. >> reporter: they're found foods like yogurt and often recommended to aid the digestive system. >> they help to regulate the balance in the micro environment of our intestines. >> when your gut is overrun by bad bacteria, studies show it leads to a vicious cycle of weight gain and fatigue, says the specialist, dr. rafael killman. >> it's our diet that's perpetuating the overgrowth of
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to be addicted to crave all these foods. >> reporter: this bacterial imbalance, doctors say, can also lead to inflammation, which contributes to a number of adverse health problems, including those with your complex. >> the skin is one of the largest organs of detoxification. sometimes that inflammation is manifested in the skin. >> which leads to things like adult acne, eczema, rosacea and premature aging, says this cosmetic surgeon. >> it reduces the inflammatory manifestations in the skin. >> reporter: experts saw the best source of probiotics are from whole, leafy greens, yogurt and fermented foods like sauerkraut, but there are other options. >> you can experience science- driven healthy skin that emerges from inside and out report report some beauty companies are incorporating a
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>> in as quickly as two weeks, there is improvement and several benefits. >> reporter: since starting to take the supplement daily, mueller says his skin is finally free and clear of acne. >> i certainly gave it a shot and it worked. >> drink a lot of water, too. can't hurt. a police chase in houston ended when the driver dumped his truck and jumped into a river. police approached the man on the street and he went off- road, through some fieldses, but after hitting a dead end, he tried to swim away. grabbed tree limbs to try to get out of the water, but it was too slippery and steep. police eventually pulled him out of the water. >> he dropped a gun, he had another in the car. started swimming and the cops got him, dragged him out. >> the suspect's name and just what started the whole ordeal hasn't yet been released. going to need a bath. that's for sure. 6:48. still ahead, the search for a missing therapy dog on long
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>> 3:00, 4:00 in the morning you'd get woken up just because he'd feel like kissing you. >> police think someone may have stolen the loving pet. first, this morning's ports update. >> good morning, everyone. the knicks lost to the pelicans 99-91. the nets lost to the heat. tonight they go north and face the orlando magic. the islanders host the
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the bruins. start start take a look at this. a spring training game between the houston astros and braves. the cloud rolled through kissimmee on friday. the sunlight reacted with hailing, prompting officials to cancel the game. >> good thing. >> pretty stuff, though. instagram come true right there. no filter required. 6:52 now. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. hi, elise. >> hello, you guys, good morning to you. it's a good morning as long as you don't mind it windy. it's 34 degrees in monticello. 45 in alpine, in central park, cranberry, toms river, roslyn and darien. we've got 42 for scoresdale. factor in the winds and this is what it feels like. 22 degrees in monticello. 37 in central park and rosalind. 38 in toms river. so it's feeling cold out there today.
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of sunshine or at least we will have lots of sunshine this afternoon. 54 degrees is the high temperature on the day, but be mind if you mean, a wind advisory is in effect until noon. now kyla is here with traffic. >> thank you, good morning, elise. it is slowing everybody down, the wind. looking live here out of the grand central parkway, you can see traffic flowing just line fear, but laguardia, due to high winds, has a 1-hour delay on arrivals. meanwhile in chappaqua, a downed tree and power lines have route 120 closed in both directions between douglas road and kip street. take it easy out there, everybody. alternate side parking is in effect citywide. back to you. >> thank you, kyla. thousands of volunteers are trying to bring back a therapy dog who vanished on long island two weeks ago. >> tattoo helped michael recover from the latest multiple heart surgery since he retired from the nypd four
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police believe someone snatched the yorkshire terrier near the pooch's home. complete strangers stepped up to help find him. there's even a facebook page and go fund me page for tattoo. >> tattoo just isn't a pet. he's actually one of our children. he's our family. >> there is also a $2,000 reward to bring him home. no questions asked. let's check in with cbs this morning. gail king and charlie rose have a preview. >> good morning. >> we're comparing footwear. don't you like this tennis shoot shoe look? >> i like it. >> i like yours, too. >> i think he should start a tennis shoe line. >> he'd have some competition. >> but there's only one charlie willowes. learning about the egypt air hijacking and reports that americans were on board. and the latest on the
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>> and scientists on the first- ever warning that gas and oil drilling in the plains could cause a destructive earthquake. and james cordon and his carpool karaoke. >> that's going primetime. >> taking a good thing into making it a big primetime thing. to know more about the shoes, contact my agent. >> i'm his agent. >> yes, gayle king. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you guys in just a few minutes. chris and mary, back to you. >> i'll take a pair, gayle. in 11s, please! what you need to know
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here's what you need to know before you go this morning. police continue searching for a man wanted in the sexual assault at the stonewall inn. they say he attacked a transgender woman inside the bathroom of the historic bar saturday night. the victim says the man barged in saying he needed to wash his hands and attacked her. a huge fire early this morning in an apartment buildening queens and spread to at least one adjacent building.
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east elmhurst, not far from laguardia airport. the town of hempstead will hold a public hearing today to discuss making it mandatory for gas stations to provide free air for tires. some business owners say the move would attract customers. others say losing the revenue from the coin-operated pumps would force them to close. kyla now has a final look at traffic. . >> good morning, everyone. in chappaqua, a downed tree and power lines that have route 120 closed in both directions between douglas road and kip street. looking live outside, you can see traffic moving well here in grand central parkway. this is past laguardia in queens, but due to the high winds, we have a one-hour delay on arrivals at laguardia airport this morning. alternate side parkingis is in effect today. elise? the winds are an issue this morning. look at the winds, the gusts, winds are gusting between 21 and 31 miles per hour. we do have wind advisories in effect for most of the area until noon today.
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day. 54 degrees today. 57 tomorrow. sunny both days, but calmer with the winds. >> thank you, elise. another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for joining us. i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. cbs news this morning is next. have a great day. good morning. it is tuesday, march 29th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news, a hijacker forces an egyptian airliner reportedly carrying americans. they find a way to hack into an iphone. and how a gun store owner's instingtss may have prevented a

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