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it's 4:30, 50 degrees on this thursday, march 31st. a warm day and there is some unsettled weather heading our way. good morning, i'm creation wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. traffic and weather on the twos in a moment. and first, police hope a surville -- surveillance video
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>> and some victims were badly beaten. janelle burrell has more. >> reporter: the same man is responsible for five attacks across the city. the last happening here over the weekend. they hope the newly released surveillance images lead to his arrest. investigators said the new surveillance images were captured around the time of the attacker's last violent encounter. the video released by police overnight shows the man saturday afternoon near the apartment building of aaron van schindel. the 83-year-old badly bruised after the suspect viciously beat her. >> and i guess i got socked. i don't remember very much. >> reporter: it's the same man they believe choked and robbed a none-year-old earlier this month. >> and choked me three times. he -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: the suspect is responsible for at least five incidents targeting elderly
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during daylight hours, holding them up at gunpoint or knife point, attempting to rob them. the police believe that he first struck in ridgewood queens in january holding up a 76-year-old woman and an 87- year-old man in their home and targeted neighborhoods near prospect park where the remaining three robberies happened in february and this month. and van schindel recovering from the injuries, eager to see the attacker behind bars. >> and -- [ indiscernible ] putting there and let them sit for awhile. and he should be -- they should be off of the streets. >> reporter: and those new surveillance images give a clear picture of the suspect that they're looking for and police searching for anyone who may recognize the man to contact the nypd. live from the kensington section of brooklyn, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and time for traffic and
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i said traffic and weather earlier. >> and you were right on target, chris and that is because wetter weather is on the way and we're talking about after dark, 8, 9 and this day is a true beauty on the breezy side. and southwest winds at 6 to 17 miles an hour and the relative humidity is at 56% and as we look at the vortex, satellite and radar, not a lot of clouds and today is a mixture of sun and clouds and ahead of that, the winds are strong out of the south and remember warming us up so well and 70 by this afternoon and that is a breezy afternoon. i will have the full forecast coming up. we'll time out the wet weather for you and it will be affecting commutes material. and now it's time for a check on the traffic with kyla. >> and we're paying attention now and in brooklyn,
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dekalb avenue closed between bushwick and woodward avenues and the surrounding streets as well and taking a live look outside at the george washington bridge, no delays and nice and early. everything is running smoothly. we had trouble on the subway this morning. the number one train and no number one train service between dykeman and 91 streets. you can use the a or c line and a-3 bus and alternate side parking is in affect citywide. and now to campaign 2016 and democratic candidates holding events in the area. hillary clinton takes part in a rally and organizing event and her husband former president bill clinton takes part in several events in manhattan. her opponent rallies with rosario dawson at a park in the south bronx. >> and donald trump is quickly walking back controversial comments on abortion right, n. an interview televised, he said
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choosing to get the procedure should be punished. >> and you believe in punishment for abortion, yes or no? >> the suddenner that -- answer that there has to be a form of punishment. >> to the woman? >> yeah. >> and he later said in a statement that abortion providers, not women, should be the ones punished if abortion rights are overturned and pro- life advocates called him inept and out of touch with the pro- life movement. we'll have more coming up in our next half hour. and police in the bronx are looking for two men in a hit- and-run that critically injured a teenager. a 17-year-old boy was struck crosses the street on east 156th street at union avenue and that is late yesterday afternoon. witnesses said they saw the crash before the two suspects got out of the car and ran away. >> and that car hit the guy who was running, cross the street and it hit like that. boom! the guy was flying. >> the guy went fly something. >> yes.
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may have been driving in a stolen car. and protests in minneapolis after a prosecutor decides he won't face two charges in the fate at -- futile shooting of a black man. clark died from police last december but there is conflict details of whether he was shot or not and an internal investigation in a department of justice probe are pending. >> and new developments in the case of a staten island man who died in a police chokehold and has family settle said with the city yesterday, a manhattan judge blocked to get confidential files on the $6 million settlement and the board sued last october for access to the documents. and big changes ahead for the newark police department as part of the settlement for the federal government. and it follows a three-year justice department
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police using excessive force and making illegal stops and searches. minority communities were affected. >> and some of this lacks in clarity and we're promoting a view that living or being in a high-crime area is in and of itself criminally suspicious. >> and forms include more training for officers and monitor to oversee changes and the patient of a civilian oversight committee. and a brooklyn mother calling for tougher police enforcement -- men ignoring traffic rules while riding on mopeds and. >> reporter: in this home video, the 9-year-old girl prepares to cross a quiet street and she will get hit by a restaurant delivery man on a moped and she survives what you will see next with no more than small scratches on her legs. the moped knocks her to the
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and walks toward the mother who saw it all. >> and thank god she got up right away. >> reporter: the mother ask we don't identify anyone in the family. >> reporter: and she angrily confronts the driver. >> and he tried to drive away. and i will make sure the cops hunt you down. >> reporter: he stayed and you see him in handcuffs. his moped was not registered and he is not insured. the report state when is an officer asked him for his driver's license, he didn't have one. >> reporter: he was give know a summons. the mother wants restaurant owners to be forced to train them better about following the rules of the road. >> and that is wrong. you're putting their lives in jeopardy. >> and she wants beefed-up enforcement across the city on 8th avenue in manhattan, where wrong-way bikes and mopeds are problematic and that somethings
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the next impact may not end this well and the next child won't be lucky enough to dodge death. and a is ther we brought you days ago. and the producer of hamilton agreed to make changes. the show originally put out a call for non-bright performers. it was approved by the equity union and approved casting notice at back stage.com and saying the e -- audition was opened to all ethnicities. the casting notice will be changed to reflect that language. and 4:39 is the time. up next, the new jersey transit riders find out if they're going to have to shell out more for the commute. >> and confusing and hurt and i don't know what to do the first time in my life. >> and an elderly man distraught when the wheelchair disappears after he was rushed to the hospital. >> and severe weather rips through the heartland. the stunning images left by a
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>> and a stunning shot of lady liberty. the 70s return and infortunately, the rain does, too and not until after dark. we're talking about a potential of storms and this is the same system that impacted oklahoma. details are coming up in the full forecast. blinds to go faux wood blinds combines the warmth of natural wood with modern durability to make any room beautiful for years to come. spruce up your home today with up to 30% savings on hundreds of styles and colors. spring is here. and so are the savings. blinds to go.
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out there this morning. it's breezy and temperatures are in the 40s and, even though 50s and start things off with the weather watchers this morning. 43 degrees right now and this is showing clear skies in middle neck, new york, the relative humidity at 67% and there is more moisture this morning. 42 degrees and walter reporting this from tompkins cove and some clear skies, relative humidity is not as hi -- not as high there at 57% and winds at 4 miles per hour and those winds are blowing well and a breezy day ahead and a warm day out of central park and clear and 50. we have southwest winds at six to 17 miles an hour and that relative humidity at 56%. the temperatures across the region from 43 up in monticello and sparta, the hotspot is belmar at 54 and 38 in edison.
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to mid-30s and for the 24-hour temperature change, it's impresessive. nearly 30 degrees warmer in b elmar this morning than yesterday in white plains and 16 degrees warmer. on the vortex satellite and radar, the skies are clear out there and as we progress through the day. a mixture of sunshine and clouds and more clouds later on as a result of this and this is the approaching storm system making its way toward us and note tornado warnings for neighbors in the deep south. and into the day tomorrow, we have showers and thunderstorms in the forecast and let's break it down for you hour-by-hour. the daylight today, stays dry and we're going to hit the 70 degrees mark and that is breezy. into the evening, more clouds and after dark, possible. tomorrow, spotty showers maybe, a spotty thunderstorm or two and a similar story by the
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downpours for some and into that evening drive home, this is at 6:00 and notice strong stuff moving on through. the extended forecast for today, 70 and clouds, a mix of sun and shine and we will see some breezy conditions. tonight, the showers move in and with that 57 tomorrow and clouds and storms. 72 the high tomorrow for the weekend, 59 with showers on saturday and we're tracking that and a potential of snow on sunday and a high of 45 degrees to enter the weekend and now for a check on the traffic with kyla. >> and we have some trouble in brooklyn. the serious fire has the avenue closed between bush wick and woodward avenues and affects the surrounding streets in there as well. and taking a live look outside, i am checking our east river crossings and there is one tube for construction here. the other is take traffic in
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morning and subway changes, the one train suspended between dykeman and 96th streets in both directions and the other option is the a or c line or the m-3 bus as alternate. alternate side parking in is in, ect if citywide. back to you, chris. and this is a look at the stories making headlines. the new jersey transit commuters won't be hit with a fair hike this year. they're faking a $57 million gap and they will have to deal with it without boosting fares. and domestic abuse charges against jose reyes and they're dropped by prosecutors in hawaii. the wife is not coordinating with the investigation. reyes who played for the mets, marlins and blue jays is accused of throwing the wife through a sliding glass door. >> and a private memorial service was held for the former fire commissioner scapetta. he was honored in 50 years of public service. he died of cancer last week.
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>> spent on money watch, the stock futures are lower after the markets gained ground on wednesday. the technology and consumer companies led the way. the dow jones gained 83 points and nasdaq composite added 22 and s&p up by 8. and airport strikes are scheduled at all three tristate area airports with four other cities, including chicago and maybe security officers and handlers and baggers plan to walk off of the job and protesting unfair labor charges and demanding a $15 million-an- hour pay rate. the strike won't have a big impact. and pilots for delta seeking a pay raise. they want a 40% pay hike the next three years. the pilot's union said when delta merged with northwest airlines, the pockets took steep pay cuts to try to keep them out of bankruptcy but their pay was cut again when the airline filed for bankruptcy and experts say
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>> and a man is rushed to the hospital after he points. and that wheelchair has disappeared. >> and he's pleading quarter return. mother mark onreports. >> and that is part of me and they gave it a -- gave it away and feels like i lost a loved one. >> reporter: he has becker's muscular dystrophy and hasn't walked in 16 years and is the slowly losing arm function. his special electric wheelchair has been stolen. he was in this chase bank branch on friday night when he fainted and lost consciousness. he was taken by ambulance to the hospital but his motorized wheelchair stayed behind. brown said that bank officials told him they would hold it for someone to pick it up and someone turned out to be an acquaintance. >> and we gave it to the person we normally see him with. they didn't ask for i.d. they said they gave it to my brother. >> reporter: bank officials here declined to go on camera
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was handed over. chase released the statement. it's our understanding the man given the wheelchair regularly helps with the customers and assisted with the transactions at this branch location and the why under standingsing the customer identified him as the brother to branch employees on multiple locations. the man he was talking to was a caughtances not friend or relatives. while chase officials say he's seen in the bank with them. brown feels he should have at least received a phone call to identify the person in question. >> and can we call the hospital and you speak to him so we can know if it's your voice, the person he knows or what? what was the reason they gave it away. i'm confused and hurt and i don't know what to do the first time in my life. >> reporter: lennox hail gave him a regular wheelchair but he can't use it due to lack of arm strength. he hopes for a miracle that his wheelchair will be returned. mark morgan, cbs 2 news. >> and chase officials are
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clues as to who may have claimed the wheelchair. and 4:49 is the time. a special dining deal from an iron chef. >> and later, a brooklyn couple puts an unusual sign outside of their home to keep buyers away. >> and why do they think the house is for sale, anyway. and we'll get you another check of the traffic and
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. costume characters show up at a city council hearing on proposed changes for time square. batman was in the gallery yesterday and minus his mask, so was the archenemy, the penguin and council is considering a measure to restrict the characters and paint the ladies to specific zones. there is a growing number of complaints about aggressive panhandling for tips. >> and in the same room like that and i digress -- 4:52 and traffic and weather on the 2s? >> and good morning. the things are looking good and breezy out there.
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madison and where are we heading? and how does 70s sound. going to be 15 degrees above normal with that mixture of sunshine and clouds. princeton, 73; cooler fire island and 61 and leave that trend closer to the coast and cooler because of winds in and off of the water. 67 for a high today and it's now time for a check on the time saver traffic. >> and all i heard was 70 degrees and that sounds amazing and thank you. and in brooklyn, yesterday's serious fire still has the avenue closed between bushwi consider, k and woodward avenue and subway changes, the one trains are suspended between dykeman and 96th streets because of track maintenance and you can use the a or c line and alternate side parking is in, affect seawide and over to you. >> thank you. >> and we in the next half hour, funny money leads to a not-so-funny chase. >> and shots ring out with a
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and what is behind the rare fire. >> and tony tantillo heads to
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begins in 90 seconds. . it's 5:00, 50 degrees on this thursday, march 31st. and some big changes coming to the forecast. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. >> and there has to be some form of punishment. >> to the woman? >> yeah. >> and donald trump's exchange about abortion setting off a wildfire of reaction on and off the campaign trail. >> and his job is is to protect students at a long island high school. and why a security guard was taken away in handcuffs. >> i'm chris wragge. >> and we begin with a hunt for
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elderly women in queens and brooklyn. >> and there is new video of the suspect. and a woman was attacked in the area half weekend. >> reporter: police say this man was brutally and ruthless during the violent attacks and that last incident happening off of ocean parkway and police hope the new clearer surveillance videos lead to his arrest. investigators said the new images remember captured around the time of the ax tar -- attacker's last violent encounter. video shows the man saturday afternoon near the apartment building of erin van schi in, del near beverly road. the 83-year-old badly bruised after the suspect viciously beat her. >> and i guess i got socked. i don't remember, really, very much. >> reporter: the same man police believe choked and robbed 91-year-old elizabeth joyino earlier this month. >> and choked me three times.
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that the suspect is responsible for at least five incidents targeting elderly women as they enter their homes during the daylight hours, holding them up at gunpoint or knife point, attempting to rob them and police believe he first struck in rimwood queens in january, holding up a 76-year-old woman and 87-year-old man in their home and then allegedly targeted neighborhoods near prospect park where the remaining three robberies happened in february and this month. she was recovering fromger injuries and eager toy -- from her injuries and eager to see her attacker caught. >> and they should be off of the streets. >> reporter: and so far, police say that that awe 60 -- suspect is believed to have made off with about $1,500 in cash. anyone who may recognize him from the new images are -- [
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contact the nypd. janelle burrell, cbs two news. >> and thank you so much. and traffic and weather on the 2s. bring in vanessa murdock for john today. >> and it's looking awfully pleasant out there this morning. very mild as this well and we're starting off at 51 degrees and under mostly clear skies. the winds now variable at 3 and humidity at 61% and we're heading for 70 degrees this afternoon and skies are mostly clear and that is a mix of sun and clouds through the day. and windings out of the south will crank in mild air and, hence, the 70 degrees high. into the west, you see the wet weather and that doesn't arrive until night time and we have a drive day that is going -- dry day that is going to be pleasant and breezy and by this evening at 5:00, it's 70 out there and very warm today. we'll talk about the rain
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check on the roadways with kyla. >> and looking at the roads today. remember, we had a serious fire in brooklyn and that has dekalb avenue closed between bush wick and woodward avenues and avoid that if you can and we had to the lincoln tunnel. everything there is moving pretty well and no delays at the holland tunnel or george washington bridge either and the one trains are suspended between dikeman and 96th street and that is in both directions. the option, use the a or c line or m-3 bus. alternate side parking is in affect citywide. and a developing story from the bronx. police are looking for two men in a hit-and-run that critically injuries a teenager. a 17-year-old boy was struck crossing the street late yesterday afternoon and witnesses said that they saw the crash before the two suspects got out of the car and ran away. >> and the car hit the guy
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hit the like that. boom, and the guy was flying and -- . >> he went fly something. >> yeah. >> police believe they may have been driving in a stolen car. and both democratic candidates for president hosting an event in the area. >> and the former secretary of state hillary clinton has a rally in new york and another one in westchester. the vermont senator head says to the south bronx for a rally at saint mary's park. >> and today, hillary clinton has company campaigning in her home state of new york from democratic rival and brooklyn- born bernie sanders. he spoke on msnbc last night. >> what you need is a progressive party standing with the working class and middle class of this country. >> reporter: the former president bill clinton will stump for his wife today at three different public events across moan.
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westchester for a campaign, vent at suni purchase. yesterday, she held a rally at the apollo theatre in harlem. >> we're going to work for every vote and every part of this stated like i did when i ran for the senate because new yorkers took a chance on me and i will never forget that. >> reporter: on the gop side, new york businessman donald trump is fighting against backlash for his comments on abortion during an exchange yesterday on msnbc. >> and do you believe in punishment for abortion. yes or no, as a principle. >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> to the woman? >> yeah, there has to be some form. >> reporter: the criticism came fast and furious for all sides, including march for life which said in a statement, quote, women choosing abortion do so in desperation and deeply regret a decision. no pro-lifer would ever want to punish a woman who chose abortion and trump's campaign later clarified saying in part
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quote, the doctor or any other person performing the illegal act upon a woman would be held legally responsible and not the woman. governor christie, a trump supporter -- wanter is, defended him. >> people misspeak all of the time and you can't -- and with him, everyone wants to make a bigger deal over it. i get it. >> reporter: clinton and sanders and republican rivals, ted cruz and kasich condemned trump's original remarks and new york city public advocate leticia james is leading a protest this afternoon. >> and the new york city housing authority is changing the heating policy that follows a lawsuit filed by public advocate leticia james. the policy is not to turn on the heat at night unless the temperature dropped to 20 degrees and that is changeed to 40 degrees now and james called the previous heating policy callous and cost cutting.
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school one day after a disturbance of privacy. the 24-year-old daniel williams was arrested yesterday and they say he walked into a bathroom on tuesday, took a video of a 16-year-old student and uploaded it to snapchat and someone saved it and they have it in their possession. >> the individual, the stain- year-old was in the next stall and the defense was -- defendant was able to tape it. >> williams is charged with unlawful surveillance and endangering a welfare of a child. he's worked at the school for two years and has no prior arrests. and an alarming discovery in new jersey after they revealed dozens of sex offenders can't be located and they're non-compliant, their address is unknown. and all sex offenders are required to register for life under new jersey law and register a change of address at least 10 days prior to moving.
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will be notified if there is a danger. >> and why of there was a megan's law offender at tier 3 absent, the local chief would notify the community. >> and i would be terrified to get to know that my kid is around all these people are around my kid. >> pasaic and union counties have the most sex offenders unaccounted for with 13 each. and a 19-year-old woman from long island will be arraigned today. police say that sarah abram ham and crystal johnson attempted to use fake $100 bills in several stores. themon he the words from motion picture use only printed on them and they struck a pedestrian in a parked car yesterday while trying to flee. and they're changeed with petty -- charged with petty larceny. and it's not listed for sale. why do potential buyers keep bothering a couple to buy their home.
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an eruption of gun fire and police are looking for whoever pulled the trig jeer and a reunion a decade in the making and will this be the last time
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next. . it's 5:12, 51 degrees and traffic and weather on the 2s and vanessa is with us whole john enjoys time -- . >> and i knowful well-deserved
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>> i won't tell him you said that and i will. i will. >> and she'll take care of it. the forecast is looking great today. tomorrow, more ups and downs with regard rain and storms and today, lovely. live outside, mostly clear and 51. variable winds of 3 miles per hour and your relative humidity is at 61%. as we look at temperatures across the region now, there is a big spread out there and we have 34 in wayne and the warm spots, definitely south of the city and kingston, 51 and quog at 34 and we anticipate a high of 70 degrees, 15 degrees above normal and feeling fabulous. it will be breezy out there and your sunrise time is at 6:40, sunset at 7:20 and the skies are mostly clear and you know what? we'll see a mix of sunshine and clouds with more clouds moving in this evening and this is the reason why.
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closer to us and with that, the clouds will thicken and showers, rife overnight and the showers and thunderstorms will be on and off throughout the day tomorrow. for today, winds, excuse me, are out of the south and that is a nice, warm breeze. hence those 70 degrees temperatures. but then, overnight into the day tomorrow, the cold front is pushing through and so, we'll have waves of showers and storms and looks like the morning commute is impacted and lunch hour impacted and evening drive time. and that is going to be pockets of heavy rain and storm. and that moves on through behind it and cooler air in for the weekend on sunday and we're talking about highs in the 30s and 40s and windchills bringing the numbers into the 20s and 30s and saturday, what is going to happen, we'll have a system sweeping on through late and because that cold air is moving in, maybe a bit of snow and early on sunday.
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for today, 70 degrees and certainly warmer than it's been and breezy. the winds out of the south- southwest at 10 to 20 and gusts could be as high as 30. and then want to, some showers and a chance of thunderstorms. 57. for your day tomorrow, warm again and 72, again, waves of showers and thunderstorms. the winds on the breezy side. and after that, that cooler air begins to make its way in and saturday not bad. 59 and wet weather. and remember, overnight, saturday into sunday and that cold air building on in and some snowflakes possible. 35 is your high on sunday. and let's check on the roadways now with kyla. >> and good morning, vanessa and let's talk about brooklyn this morning, first and yesterday's serious fire has dekalb avenue closed between bushwick and woodward avenues and affects the surrounding streets as well. and better news on the subways and normal service resumed on that one train, between dykman and 96th streets and checking
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the path trains, new jersey transit and long island railroad. the alternate side parking is in, affect citywide. and a new warning if you know plan to flue i this summer. the transportation security administration said travellers should brace for really long security lines at the airports. the tsa said not enough people have joined the expedited screening program called precheck. the tsa cut the staff believing that it would speed up the process. the passengers should sur-- arrive two hours earlier or be at risk of missing the flight. and a ordeal for a westchester family. they were watching tv when a bullet flew through the river and -- window and this is in a neighborhood that rarely sees any type of violence. lou young has more. >> reporter: you know nothing happens here. >> until it does. >> right. >> and it has in lovely low-key largemont. a shooting overnight. the purple lexus drilled from behind as it sat parked in a condo complex blocks from the village center. and a stray bullet veering off
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homes and through one of them. >> and that bullet came with enough power to make damage. >> reporter: the family was home after 10:00 when the liquor cabinet exploded. >> and was watching the tv and just the first i heard was the impact and i heard that, the glass broken. >> i and then they saw the hole on the front of the house and heard additional shots. the residents at the carlton house condo complex where the lexus was parked called 911 and thing like this don't happen here. >> shock. shocking. i have been living 25 years and never heard a shooting. >> reporter: the car is owned by a local blogger who goes by the name of linda l acch and they won't say if she was the target. the incident pierced the community's sense of security. >> and my children was at the home in the bedroom, yes. [ indiscernible ]
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i am very afraid to be here and in my own house. >> reporter: witnesses heard four shots but police only found three bullets and thoroughly searched the drainage where this happened and won't say what they found or why the shooter or shooters were here or what may have sparked the gunfire. lou young, cbs 2 news. >> and we spoke with the woman who owns the car and she has no idea why anyone would wanted to shoot at her vehicle. >> and a boom means no shortage of offers from any city home owners, and including some that would be left alone. jeffrey adams lives in bed-stuy brooklyn and has no intention of leaving but he's been inundated of people wanting to buy his home. and it's much is a problem, he put out a sign reading in case you're wondering, this home is not for sale. don't ask. >> and every week we get, you know, 20 to 30 people coming in
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>> and 20 to 30 people a week? >> easily. >> and he said the sign seems to be working. and inquiries are down by half and he got a handwritten note by another would-be buyer. the highest offer is $1.5 million for it. >> hmm. >> wow. >> cashier's check, please. and 5:18 is the time. a yankee reliever looking like he's going to miss significant time. >> and from, tractions in the -- attractions in the stands and editions in the menus, we
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. >> it's been almost eight years since we last heard this. opening up a special mike and the mad dog reunion show and as he did for most of the 19 years together and among the special guests last night, joe torre, bobby valentine, mark messier, jeff van gundy. it took a three-hour nostalgic trip down memory lane. the question is will they do it again? >> and i have seen those clouds -- crowds and i think so. >> and go said to see them back together. >> and we bring in vanessa murdock. >> and off to a very mild start. especially in the city and points south.
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cooler in chatham, 34; stanford, 43 and what is going to happen this afternoon, wins cranking out of the south and bridgeport, 68 and a mixture of sunshine and clouds, a dry day and cooler by the coast because of the winds in and off of the water and looking lovely for today and time for a check on traffic. >> and we had the serious fire yesterday and that has dekalb avenue closed and this is affecting the surrounding streets in that area, too and we look live outside and we're going to look at queens and the grand central parkway and no delays westbound and eastbound. looking great. alternate side parking is in affection citywide. and the nicksia -- knicks
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>> and otis livingston has the sports update. coming up, the nets will be at the cavaliers and ranger -- rangers at carolina and devils in florida. and temporary close errand rue miller takes a line drive off of the right wrist and a scan shows a chip fracture and has to determine the next course of action. he was killing in for chapman as he deserves his 30-game suspension and 75% for the first quarter and langston- galloway with the long 3 and 91- 89. the final. and a tough loss for the knicks. i'm otis livingston. that is your cbs 2 sports update. >> and. >> the national league champs kept changes. steve overmyer has more on what is new at cityfield. -- citi field. >> reporter: it's a new ball
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this was the famous pepsi porch and it's coke corner. >> we have a backyard theme here, turf and corn eye hall. >> you have to if you have a backyard theme, right? >> exactly. and that is always there. >> and this is a somewhatter version. >> okay. >> and not up to league standards. >> and this is a motion-sensing video monitor. you get to play home run derby against virtual mets. >> and you can test how fast you can up against a jacob degrand fast fall? >> and we measure the power and how far it's going. >> and win the whole damn thing! >> reporter: they have a reason to get excited. the mets added to the menu with a food from mama foku and pat lafritas. this 38-ounce tomahawk rib chop
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hot dog will remain the same, $6.25, the most expensive in baseball. $20 will get you a couple of dogs and the doctor inch and that value is in the event. >> and you want to provide a entertainment experience when. >> here and that is what our dna is from 1962-on, to be family friendly and let's stick with that. >> i they turned the success on the field and that they're up 100%. >> and is that to share? >> maive -- massive. 149 bucks and looked worth it, for sure. >> and more campaign controversy for donald trump and this. >> and police overnight releasing new images of the man accused of brutally attacking elderly women. a live report and the pictures coming up.
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nassau coliseum, when will they be finished. >> and the treating to -- secret to treating your acne could be in where they're popping up.
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clearer skin after this. . it's just about 5:30, 51 degrees on this thursday, march 31st. the temperatures are expected to reach 70s today and we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in just a moment. >> and new video in the search for a suspect wanted in a series of violent crimes against elderly victims. do you recognize them? >> and there has to be a form of punishment. >> to the woman? >> yeah. >> and that remark set off another fireo storm of controversy for gop candidate donald trump and good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. >> and we begin with the presidential race and those comments. >> and andrea grymes has more on this. >> reporter: today, democrat hillary clinton will campaign in westchester while rival bernie sanders heads to the bronx. meantime, both of them, including john kasich and ted
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comments from donald trump. new york businessman donald trump is fighting against abortion. during an exchange yesterday on ms-- yesterday on msnbc. >> do you believe in punishment for abortion, yes or no as a principle. punishment. >> to the woman? >> yes. >> reporter: and the criticism came fast and furious from all sides, including march for life which said in a statement, quote, women choosing abortion do so in desperation and deeply regret such a decision. no pro-lifer would ever want to punish a woman who chose abortion and trump's campaign later clarified saying in part if abortion were outlawed, quote, the doctor or any other person performing the e lille act upon a woman would be held legally responsible, not the woman and go of nor christie, a trump supporter defended him. >> people misspeak all of the time. you can't -- and with him, everyone wants to make a bigger deal out of it.
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>> reporter: hillary clinton has company campaigning in her adopted home state of new york from bernie sanders and he spoke last night on msnbc. >> and what you really need in this country is a progressive party standing with the working class and the middle class of this country. >> reporter: hillary clinton heads to westchester for a campaign event at suni purchase. yesterday, she held a rally at the apollo theatre in harlem. >> we're going to work for every vote and every part of this state just like i did when i ran for the senate. because new yorkers took a chance on me, and i will never forget that. >> reporter: former president bill clinton will campaign for his wife at serial -- several events in manhattan. and the rally is tonight in the south bronx. and thank you, time now is 5:32 and time for traffic and weather on the 2s. and vanessa murdock is in for grown is this morning. god to see you.
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temperatures, 15, 20, 25 and almost 30 degrees warmer than yesterday. >> and that is better. >> and woheading for 70 today and some big changes on the way and it's going to be a dry day and mostly clear and 51. the wins at 3 and relative humidity is at 61% and as we look outside, high above the clouds they not there and there is a bit of a haze over the moon and if you had a chance to catch it, it looked gorgeous and the bigger picture shows wet weather to the west and that is tonight. today is dry, breezy and warm and by noon, it's 64 degrees and a mix of sun and clouds and close to that 70 degrees mark by 2. >> and looking good today. >> and being look forward to 2:00. and how about that commute this morning? >> and we're not doing bad this morning. we have a couple of trouble spots. you remember that serious fire we had in brooklyn yesterday? because of that, we have did cab avenue closed between bushwick and woodward avenues
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surrounding streets as well and steer year, if you can and checking our hudson river crossings, you're looking live at the lincoln tunnel and everything is moving well and no delays at the holland or george washington bridge this morning and alternate side parking is in affect citywide and back to you. >> thank you. and to new surveillance video of a suspect in a series of robberies targeting elderly women in queens and brooklyn. >> and some victims were severely beaten and janelle burrell has more. >> reporter: hi there, chris and police releasing the new clearer images overnight and they hope that someone recognizes the suspect. and so far, he's responsible for at least five attacks targeting elderly women. investigators said that these new surveillance images were captured around the time of the attacker's last violent encounter. the video released by police overnight shows the man
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apartment building of erin van schindle near beverly road and the 83-year-old badly bruised after the suspect viciously beat her. >> and i guess i got socked. i don't remember, really, very much. >> reporter: it's the same man police believe choked and robbed a 91-year-old earlier this month. >> and choked me three times and -- >> reporter: investigators said the suspect is responsible for at least five incidents, targeting elderly women as they enter their homes and holding them up at gunpoint or knife point, attempting to rob them and police believe the man first struck in ridgewoodwood queens in january, holding up a 76-year-old woman and 87-year- old man in their home and he allegedly targeted neighborhoods near prospect park where the remaining three robberies happened in february and this month. and van schindle recovering from her injuries and eager to see her attacker about hind bars.
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and well the him sit for awhile. he should be -- they're should be off of the streets . >> we will continue to follow that. and police in the bronx are looking for two men who hit and run that critically injured a teenager. a 17-year-old boy was struck crossing the street at union avenue and morrisseny and they saw the crash before the two suspects got out of the car and ran away. >> and that car hit the guy that was running across the street and so the car hit like that, and they, the guy was flying and then -- . >> the guy went fly something. >> yes. >> and they believe the suspects may have been driving in a stolen car. a prosecutor decided not to press criminal charges against two white officers in the fatal shooting of a black man.
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during a struggle with police last november. eyewitness testimony offered conflicting details about whether he was handcuffed when shot. demonstrators rallied yesterday at a park downtown and an internal investigation and a department of justice probe are pending. new developments in a case of a staten island man who died in a police chokehold. eric garner died in 2049 and the -- 2014 and the family settled with the city. and they looked the view board to get confidential files on the $6 million settlement. the board sued for access to the documents. and renovations of the nassau coliseum are on schedule. despite what it looks like on the outside, that is the word from developers. here's more from behind the scenes. >> reporter: a new and improved coliseum is supposed to be coming spoon and four months since breaking ground, it doesn't look like that from the outside. and look inside, say
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the transformation in progress. >> and we're on time and schedule and on budget where we wanted to be. >> reporter: despite a 3-month delay for labor negotiations, overhauling the outdated coliseum will take one more year as planned and the arena gutted with demolition and asbestos removal underway. >> and it will be one of the great structures in this country in terps of the way it looks inside and outside. get ready for a huge upgrade, a modern facade and grand lobby, team. gone are the 1970s condirection stands that clogged hallways and there well be a new beer garden, lunges and double the bathrooms and better circulation within the arena. nearly 4,000 seats were ripped out and the new capacity, 13,000s what the original coliseum was designed for. reduced capacity, a sore point
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reeling after the teams moved to brooklyn. they had promised to come home for six games each season and that is, ven unclear. the teams being sold and the nhl must seen off on the smaller a -- arena. the and statement of fact, there are six,lander games practiced, two exhibitions and four regular seasons here. >> lasted week, the association for a peter long island developer's group blasted the pace of the project is any calling it a tepid makeover not representing local interests. >> and long islanders have been expelled from the process, something that is of concern and we would like to see more transparency. >> reporter: officials call it an historic public-private partnership and expect doors to open next march. carolin gusoff, cbs 2 news. >> and coming up, a warning if you're heading to the airport this morning. >> and a battle on long island to keep big box stores off of
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why they want to save the space. >> and the producer of the broadway hit hamilton responds to the casting controversy. >> and don't forget, connect with us during the show and all morning long. follow us on twitter@cbs new
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are our handles. . tornados tear through oklahoma leaving seven people injured and they were caught on video by the news helicopters in the air and storm chasers on the ground. the severe weather destroyed at least one home and damaged several buildings and businesses and themselves lost power as the system moves east and strong storms are expected to develop early over alabama. and 5:42 and time for traffic and weather on the 2s and i think i will land theircraft, right? >> and this morning, some folks in the deep south are dealing with a similar situation.
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it's mild and pleasant and just breezy today and we have some storms to the way for the forecast and that is tomorrow. let's check in with the weather watcher and what is going on across the region. most people are saying they're looking forward to this day because we're anticipating 70 degrees warmth. and cooler by the coast, however, and still, an incredibly warn day. and 44 degrees now and he's got clear skies in middleneck, new york and as we look toward charlie hoffman and clear skies this morning and mild start this morning puts the spring zing in my steps and i hope you feel the same and might help to invigorate you on threshold said morning and this is what lady liberty looks like and it's 51 degrees and clear in central park and variable winds the 3 and 61% and we look at
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pollens are jupiter and maple. high for today and tomorrow because of rain and a possibility as well and numbers are lower and sunday, back up and into that high region and picture a big area of high pressure still dominating here and note what is on the way. a massive storm system spanning the entire north to south of the u.s. and that is the tornado watchbox and severe weather issues to the southwest for us today on the calm side and tonight, showers and tomorrow, waves of showers and storms. lots of sun and clouds, too and into the late afternoon and the evening and dry until sunset and after that, showers are possible and this is what quit looks like for the morning drive and some patches of rain and an isolated thunderstorm and rain heavy at times and mid- day, similar story and another wave and another wave of
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as rainfall totals, they're all over the place. this is patchy rain. we anticipate to move on through and a quarter to a half an inch is possible. for today, dry during the daylight hours and 70 is your high. and it will be breezy with a mixture of sunshine and clouds. tonight, 57 and that rain begins tomorrow and 72. for the weekend, cooler air moves in and 59 on saturday, a chance of wet weather and some snow early on sunday and brutally cold compared to where we have been with a high of 45. over to you. >> and thank you. good morning, everybody. we're starting in deerpa, this morning and it's closed in both directions and that is because the fire department activity this morning and watch out there and yesterday's serious fire has dekalb avenue close said between bushwick and woodward avenues and checking mass transit, everything is on or close to school and being look good. the path trains just fine and
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is a lot of green there. and if you're travelling by area -- air, airport strikes are there and including chicago and many security officers, baggage handlers and other employees plan to walk off of the job and protesting unfair labor practices and demanding a $15-hour pay raise and the strike won't have a big impact. and chipotle is getting into the burger business. >> and jill wagner is live with more this morning. hi, jill. >> reporter: and it's the last trading day of the month and yesterday, the dow jumped 83 points and that is the most for a single month in six years. the nasdaq jumped 22 points. hiring remained healthy in march. adp said u.s. companies added 200,000 jobs and there were big gapes in construction and we'll learn more tomorrow come the
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jobs report and we'll see how many people applied for unemployment benefits. >> and chipotle is -- the burrito and applied for a burger. they're trying to recover from e. coli and outbreaks. it would go head to head with shake shack and five guys and not only can you post photos of the vacation on facebook, you can check into a flight on facebook messenger. airlines as the first that let's users check in and get flight updates and talk to customer service reps directly in facebook's messenger chat app. chris and mary. >> i like it. >> uh-huh. >> and making it easy. >> and burgers in chipotle. we'll see about that. >> and different. right. and a tiny long island enclave is fighting to preserve the small town way of life. the residents in a five mile stretch say they're battling against strip malls and big box stores. and some say they're
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is currently zoned to allow for more than 500,000 square feet of commercial development. residents and community leaders say rezoning the area would allow for more mixed use, retail and commercial space in existing downtowns of the hamlets. >> and we want to keep the flavor of the community. it's a beautiful little down. it's sort of the gateway to the hamptons. >> and we want to push the development to the existing downtowns and preserve the way of life, the vistas and historic buildings. >> and we'll be held soon. big changes ahead for the newark police department is part of the settlement of the federal government. the reforms follow a three-year justice investigation and found among other things, police using excessive force and making illegal stops and searches. minority communities have been the most affected. >> and some of this stems from a lack of clarity and the police department's policies and training. and they promoted a view that living or simply being a high-
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criminally suspicious. >> and they see the changes and a civilian oversight committee. an answer to your acne problems could be as simple as where it shows up on your face and this. >> and -- [ indiscernible ] what is wrong with being confident. >> and a children's hospital gets a surprise performance by demi lovato and nick jonas. >> and first, the cbs 2 morning scoreboard. the knicks, the only local in
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99-89 the final. . >> welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning. you're listening to arianna grande's most dangerous woman, the number one mentioned or shared song on twitter. >> and. an update now, the producers of broadway's hamilton has agreed to make changes to a controversial casting notice. the show originally put out a call for non-white performers. a hamilton press representative said the wording was approved by the actor's equity union. the union general council denied that saying it approved casting notice at back stage.com and that it was open to all ethnicities. the casting notice will be changed to reflect the new language. and time now, 5:52 and hello, vanessa. >> and we're anticipating a warm day. 15 degrees above normal and it will be cooler along the coast and breezy.
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clouds at daylight hours and tonight, the showers begin and a fault of 57 overnight and breezy. we might have an isolated storm and tomorrow, there will beways of showers and storms and a high of 72 and very warm and breezy, too and a chance of wet weather on saturday and very chilly on sunday with a high of 45. and time for a check on the roadways with kyla. >> and we have a few issues to get you ahead of in deer park. deer park avenue is closed in both directions at bayshore road and that is due to fire department activity this morning. and we had a real life flier yesterday with dekalb county closed between bushwick and woodward avenues and some surrounding streets there as well. and looking outside, in queens, the long island expressway and
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watch out for that and chris and mary, back to you. >> thank you. and this morning's healthwatch, taking action against acne. >> and dr. max gomez said if you know what triggers pimples, you can, void the breakouts. >> reporter: acne hits many teenagers and adults, too and they seem to pop up at the one of the time, knowing your triggers are an important part of prevention. >> and knowing the triggers can help you to treat them better, it can help you avoid exacerbating factors and manage your treatment better. >> reporter: believe it or not, where you breakout can give you a clue to the cause of your acne. if it's around your chin or jaw line, the chances are they're due to stress or hormones. both stimulate oil glands that can clog pores feeding bacteria and -- . >> stress is pro-inflammatory and acne inflammatory conditions. having stress alone can exacerbate your acne and increase oil production and inflammation. >> reporter: weather can play a role, especially warm and humid weather.
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oily or under the conditions and even very dry weather can be a problem and not because it's an acne trigger but acne treatments dry your skin, which many patients dislike and there is exercise and pimples will form in areas covered and runed during exercise. >> any time you have sweat and -- rubbed during exercise. >> any time you have sweat or oil with e construction from sweat, headbands, sweaty clothes, or shoulder pad says, chin straps and football -- pad says, chin straps and football, lacrosse and hockey players, that can be a problem with exacerbating the acne. >> and the doctors suggest sharing as soon as possible after a workout produces acne- producing oil and bacteria on the skin. >> and should be the need a doctor to tell you that. >> and right. and please go, shower. and that used to be in college all of the time. >> oh, my god, yeah. >> and here and here. >> and back tire. >> builds up.
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>> and oh, geez. >> and not often enough and let's talk weather out there and what are we looking at? >> oh, excuse me, first. hold on a second. >> okay. >> how dare i skip over and they toured together in june and they wrote a preview to appreciative patients and staff at the los angeles children's hospital. >> the stars met the young patients and signed auto grafts and posted numbers as well and -- auto graphs and posted as well and enjoyed a special concert just for them. >> -- [ indiscernible ] >> and see the smile on the kids faces. >> and how about the two of them together, too? [ laughter ] >> and we need to talk about 70 degrees.
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>> and it will be breezy but leave all, a beautiful day. green arrives tonight. >> and i'm excited about the 70 degrees. and traffic is not bad this morning. we have a few things to get you around. i will have the details to get you ahead of it coming up. >> and all right, time is 5:56. still ahead, the bike battle putting hoboken against jersey city. >> and a series of violent crimes against elderly victims. do you recognize him. >> and the gift from the grave.
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. at 6:00, 51 degrees on march 31st and a live look at the city skyline from the temperatures and they're going to rise into the 70s tuesday and we're of tracking it. >> and love seeing the pictures here and so great. and we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in just a moment. and first, the morning to go.
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he slammed her in the face and knocked her southern and broke her nose. >> a search for a suspect targeting elderly women in a series of muggings. and they happen in brooklyn and queens and they hope it will lead to a arrest. >> and -- . >> do you believe in punishment, yes or no? >> and the answer, it has to be a form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yeah. >> and our campaign controversy for donald trump. if abortion was banned, women seem to get the procedure and punished. trump is backtracking on the comment and we'll see what he's saying now. still ahead. >> and these are not your typical $100 bills and that didn't stop two long island suspects from frying to pass off the phoney money as a real deal.
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up everything and broke out windows. i mean, it was pretty intense. >> and a sleepless night in toyota and they will have several seriously injured people there on the ground and the cleanup happens. >> and why would they use that when city bike is used everywhere around the area? makes no sense. >> and there is a bike battle between two new jersey cities around the middle. why they're at odds over a bike- sharing program. >> and over -- >> it's gone viral and rapidly calming all morning and in this morning's two talkers. >> and 6:02, time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> getting brighter, it's going to be a beautiful day and a
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mostly clear, and 52. the number is slowly climbing and affects design% and we see more clouds and for today, a mix of sunshine and clouds, mild with highs, 15 degrees above normal than the wet weather to the west and through the day tomorrow. and for today, it's dry and a mix of sun and clouds. 64 by noon and 69 by 2:00 and by 5 tonight, we're at 70 and winds -- winds to -- and no you for a check on the roadways with kyla -- . >> and we have a little trouble in deerpark and that is closed in both directions at bayshore road and due to fire department activity and we had to -- headpo tobrooklyn and had the serious fire and that is closed between bushwick and the avenue
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you can see we have traffic bunching up at the upper level toll plaza and moving well at the lincoln and holland tunnels and alternate side parking is in affect citywide and next to you. and praying on elderly women. >> and this is video of the suspect. janelle burrell is live in kenston brooklyn. janelle? >> reporter: and chris, many of these victims were frail women and in their 80s and 90s. police are hoping by releasing the new clearer surveillance images, they will be able to find the suspect before he's able to attack again. and they say the new images were captured around the time of the last violent encounter and it shows the man saturday afternoon near the apartment building on ocean parkway near beverly road. the 83-year-old badly bruised
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suspect suspiciously -- viciously beat her. >> and i guess i got stocked --ing sod. i don't remember very. >> reporter: and the samema know that choked and robbed the 91-year-old earlier this month. >> and -- give me the money. >> it targets women, holding them up at gunpoint, knife point and attempting to rob them. the police believe the man first struck in january and holding up a 76-year-old woman and an 87-year-old man in their home. and he allegedly targeted them near prospect park where the maining three robberies happened in february and this month. and van schindle recovering from hear jersey and eager to see the attacker behind bars. >> and eager to see them there and let them sit for awhile and
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>> reporter: and police say so far, that suspect has made off with more than $1,000 cash and anyone who may recognize him to contact the nypd. and reporting lie this morning, janelle bur-- reporting live this morning, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> and we both candidates for president holding, vents in the area today. >> and the former president will make appearances and andrea grymes has more. >> reporter: hillary clinton has another rally in new york today and in westchester hillary clinton has -- in new york, from democratic rival and brooklyn-born bernie sanders. he spoke on msnbc. >> and what you need in this country is a progressive party standing with the working class and middle class of the country. >> reporter: the former
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different public advancements in manhattan and while hillary clinton heads to westchester for a campaign event at suni purchase. she held a rally at the apollo theatre in harlem. >> and we're going to work for every vote and every part of the state just like i did new yorkers took a chance on me and i won't forget that. for a campaign event at suni purchase. she held a rally at the apollo theatre in harlem. >> and we're going to work for every vote and every part of the state just like i did new yorkers took a chance on me and i won't forget that. >> reporter: and he's fighting against backlash during an exchange yesterday on msnbc. >> and do you believe in punishment as a principle? >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> to the woman? >> yeah. >> reporter: and the criticism came fast and furious from all sides, including march for life who said, quote, women who choose abortion often do so in despraise operation and regret a decision. no pro-lifer would want to punish a woman who chose abortion. and trump's campaign later clarified saying that if abortion were outlawed, quote, the doctor or any other person performing this illegal act would be held responsible, not the woman and governor christy, a trump supporter, defended him. >> and pomp speech people speak all of the time. with him, everyone wants to make a bigger deal. i get it. >> reporter: clinton and sanders and texas -- [ indiscernible ] condemn the original remarks. and leticia james is leading a protest on all of this at columbus circle this afternoon and chris and mary. >> thank you. new york senator gillebra in, d in the with garland and that he's a highly qualified nominee and that the senate is -- needs to hold a meeting.
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senators so far, 9 democrats and one republican. and new jersey transit commute ears won't have to dig deeper. the governor said that their won't be a fair hike and njt is facing a $57 million budget -- budget gap. they will have to deal with it without boosting fares. the prices rose by 9% last year because of a budget shortfall. and the housing authority is changing the heating policy and the policy was not to turn the heat on at night unless the temperature dropped to 20 degrees and that is champedfo 40 -- to 40 degrees and called iticallous cost cutting. 6:09 now. a wheelchair goes missing after a medical emergency. why the owner is blaming the bank. >> and a battle over bicycles. why two new jersey -- excuse me, are at odds over a bike- sharing program. >> and pot specifically for women. why whoopi goldberg is getting
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>> and you may want the coats and jackets this morning. shed them later on. we will be warming up to nearly 70 today and a few more clouds
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far away. . how about the weather. and bring in vanessa. >> and good morning, everybody.
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the temperatures, though, are heading for the 70s this afternoon. and see what they have to say about where things are starting off in the neighborhoods and let's head out, 38 degrees now and with some clear skies out there and a beautiful start. thirtys, low 30s for some and upper 30s for others and how about 31 degrees, and walter said he's got mostly clear skies and relative humidity at 64% and live outside now, here clear skies. hour. and temperatures across the region are 35 in edison and up to 54 now and i think so. and for what is happening on the satellite and layer picture here, the clear skies and
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goes and a cold front to the west and big impacts through the night and tomorrow. and not today. we get a warm push of air from the south and much warmer temperatures. and a chance of showers. and so here we go, getting closer to us and we'll get the chance of storms tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow evening for your drive. and after, that the skies clear and temperatures start to drop. so, some much cooler air. making its way in for the weekend. and not for today and looking good, 70, a mix of sunshine and clouds, breezy and tonight, tomorrow, and waves of showers and storms and mild. 72 degrees and for this time of the year, tomorrow, 50, excuse
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chance of showers and sunday looking cooler and we're talking about the windchills starting off in the teens and 20s, warming to 45 degrees by the afternoon and feeling like the 30s and early sunday. maybe a few snowflakes and that is a look at the forecast and time now for a time saver traffic. and we have problems in the bronx this morning and he is in chopper 2 with the latest and what do you see? >> and in the concourse in the bronx and south of the yankee stadium at 153rd street and into some northbound lanes and strike a utility poll and you can see the police investigation only one lane open and in both directions on the concourse and live in chopper 2, joe gearman cbs 2 news. >> and thank you so much, and we're going to keep an eye on that for you throughout the morning. and alternate side parking is in, affect citywide. back to you, chris and mary. >> thank you. >> and we in new jersey
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share programs on a path to nowhere. >> and a new option has hit the brakes. negotiations between two neighbors save cities have stalled and meg baker has more. >> reporter: and hop on and off. the idea behind the bike share programs and in new jersey, the riders are finding it's not a smooth ride. >> and there is a controversy notice. >> reporter: this resident is talking about the difference in beak share programs and neighboring cities. when city bike is used around the area. >> reporter: hoboken uses nex bike and jersey city uses city bike, the same as new york city. >> and we felt it was a really good idea to tap into what you know our big sister across the river is doing joe most locations are located clothe to the path and they can park the bikes and pick up another one to get into the city and thigh
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>> and what is the point of having one location? doesn't make sense and who stands to gape. >> reporter: that been negotiating with the mayor to add access. >> the current proposal is that we would like to have a location for city bike and hoboken in exchange for hudson bike share in jersey city. >> reporter: the bikes from hoboken are driven to jersey city and locked on picture racks and taking up space and locks are attached. in a statement, the mayor hopes the mayor-to-mayor discussions will continue see a resolutions making sense for both can be achieved. >> and in the meantime, we're making sure people are not operating the businesses illegally in jersey city. >> i and that maybe it would be a better commute if more bikes were there with matching docks
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meg baker, cbs 2 news. >> and hoboken's hudson bicycle share cost 95 a year and city bike is 155 a year. and a man is rushed to the hospital. the wheelchair he left behind disappeared and william brown has muscular dystrophy and not able to walk for 16 years. on friday, he fainted inside a chase bank in mid-town and taken by ambulance to the hospital. his wheelchair stayed behind and they returned the chair to someone claiming to be his brother but he has no idea who the man was. >> and that is part of me. i am confused and hurt and i don't know what to do. >> and officials are continuing to review surveillance video to find a man who may center claimed the wheelchair. and proposing changes.
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minus the mask and so was the penguin, his archenemy there have been a growing number of complaints about aggressive panhandling. >> and other people feeling that they're getting unwanted and aggressive solicitations and we want to create a space where people can continue to -- their tread and express themselves and perform and that can do so in a way that they don't feel they're being infringeed upon. >> and theva of the majority of the characters behave themselves. >> and no comment from the joker or riddler. and sections 19:00. and up next, the own boy band and this. >> and -- . >> oh, my god. >> and a woman's wild encounter with a panther is caught on camera. >> and stock futures lower and the dow jones industrial over
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and how about traffic and weather on the 2s. >> and -- something chocolate? >> and that would taste good. but -- . >> and listen. the forecast is looking good today. >> and sounds great. >> and that is going to be breezy. otherwise, a mix of sunshine and clouds for 70 and closer to 60 and highs around the area and 59 in quog and 68 in caen to a74 for a high in trenton and tonight, showers begin and waves of showers and thunderstorms, and a high of 72 and that can have impacts on the morning, lunch hour and evening commute. >> and great. and -- [ indiscernible ] >> and 73. seventy degrees. >> and how about the shower today?
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and things left from yesterday, too and a disabled truck and that is blocking one lane and northbound at county road. and as we go to has brook heights, there is an accident and that is 46. the belt parkway getting heavy and you can see that there and from the southern state parkway to cross bay boulevard and alternate parking is in, affect citywide and back to you. and looking to play spoiler and a bad break for the bullpen. >> and here's a update. coming up tonight, the nets will be at the cavaliers, rangers at carolina and islanders and devils in florida to face the panthers. the concern for the yankee bullpen, andrew miller takes a line drive off of the right risk. a ct scan shows a fracture and he has to see it the next
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filling in for -- chatman as he serves and with that screen shot. and taking the lead now and into that and galloway with the long three and with that climb. 91-89 the fine and i am otis livingston. and he puts together a boy band. >> and a terrifying encounter for a woman in florida. >> oh, my gosh. >> and they captured the video of a panther running in her direction and they posted the video to the facebook page on tuesday and -- the swamp sanctuary in naples and has since gone viral and you can see why and two million views as of this morning. >> and if you have seen the
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and be on the way. >> and don't take my word for it. >> and exactly. >> and. the late, late show featured boy bands like one direction and what happens when they grow up? >> and they both joined host james chordin with an answer. a dad band. >> i don't play games. -- whew! >> and i talk about the baby girl. >> and i mean me baby. >> that's right job, and that is a fact. >> and -- . >> because i am -- [ indiscernible ] >> and the movie. >> i am a dad and i don't know now. >> and. >> reporter: think it will work. >> i love it. >> and here it's called a dad band.
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>> and they're real. >> and that is confusing. >> i look into the future. and 6:26 is the time. coming up, and going totally wrong and they use $100 bills. >> and a security guard arrested on long island and what he did inside a boy's bathroom that landed him behind bars. >> and bullets spray a car and
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. a beautiful start to the thursday morning and temperatures in the 40s and into the 50s already on this thursday, march 31st and a nice, warm day ahead and some rain coming up. >> and they hope to sway voters in new york and while donald trump steps back and the latest from campaign 2016. >> and several robberies against the -- . >> and that mugger left several victims with serious injuries
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with new information for us. janelle. >> reporter: details of the cases have been fairly consistent and he seems to target the elderly during the daylight hours and attempting to rob them in a side of their homes and police releasing the new images of the suspect who they are looking for this morning. this video was taken from saturday afternoon around the same time in the same area where he attacked his latest victim on ocean parkway near beverly road in brooklyn. it was here that he beat and broke 83-year-old erin van schindle's nose and earlier this month, they accuse him of assaulting the 91-year-old's elizabeth in the lobby of her building in brooklyn and this man is accused in 5 incidents in brooklyn and queens dating back to january and attacking his victims at gun or knife point.
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and i don't remember, really, very much. >> and -- give me the money. give me the money. >> reporter: police are searching for at this time and so far, he's made off with more than $1,000 in cash from the victims and anyone recognizing him is urged to contact the nypd. live from the kenston section, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. and time now for traffic and weather on the 2s and -- . >> good morning we're off to a mild start for most of us and in the city, 52 degrees and we have 30s outside and that means windchills in places are in the low 30s and mostly clear and 52, and relative humidity at 61% and variable winds right now at 5 and winds are critical in today's forecast. and generally out of the south at 10 to 20 and cranking in
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temperatures for the 70s and in a mixture of sunshine and clouds and more clouds and overnight and because of the system to the west and that will have impacts tonight and tomorrow and for today, the forecast is dry and warm and by 91, 64 degrees and by 5, 70 degrees and that will be breezy and beautiful and the full forecast is coming up and we'll talk about the rain and potential for thermos the way. and thank you, vanessa. in jersey city, we have trouble this morning. a disabled truck is blocking one lane on route 1 in 9 northbound and we had to the heights area where we have an accident and this is blocking one lane on route 17 northbound and that is at route 46 and meanwhile in brooklyn, you will remember the big serious fire we had and that has dekalb avenue closed and this is affecting some of the
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avoid that area if you can and checking our hudson river crossings, and there is a 10- minute delay and alternate side parking is in affect today citywide and heading to the airport, and jfk and laguardia. >> and tornados leave seven people injured. the tornados were caught on video by news helicopters in the air and storm chasers on the ground and the severe weather destroyed at least one home and damaged several buildings and businesses and thousands lost power and dozens of injuries as well and more expected over alabama. and coming up with visits to new york today and cbs andrea grym es has more. >> reporter: and democrat hillary clinton will campaign in westchester while bernie
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both of them, including republican candidates, john kasich and ted cruz condemned the abortion comments from donald trump. new york businessman donald trump is fighting against back lash for his comments on abortion during an exchange yesterday on msnbc. >> and do you believe in punishment for abortion, yes or no? >> and the answer is that it has to be some form of punishment. >> to the woman? >> yeah, it has to be some form. >> reporter: the criticism of fast and furious from all sides, including march for life which said, quote, women who choose abortion often do so in desperation and deeply regret such a decision and no pro- lifer would want a woman who aborted. if it was outlawed, quote, the doctor or other persons performing this illegal act would be held legally responsible and not the woman. governor christie, a trump
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>> and people mystique all -- mystical of the time and with him, everyone wants to make a bigger deal out of it. i get it. >> reporter: hillary clinton has campaign in her adopted state in new york from democratic rival and brooklyn- born bernie sanders and spoke on msnbc. >> and what you need is a progressive party standing with the working class and middle class of this country. >> i and hillary clinton heads to westchester for a campaign event at sunni purchase and she held a rally yesterday in harlem. >> and we're going to work for every vote and every part of this state just like i did when i ran for the senate and that is because new yorkers took a chance on me and i will never forget that. >> reporter: former president bill clinton will campaign for the wife at several events in manhattan and the sanders rally is tonight at saint mary's park in the south bronx. >> and thank you. students at the high school
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island this morning after a school guard was arrested. the 24-year-old daniel williams walked into a boy's bathroom on tuesday and took a video of a 16-year-old student and uploaded it to snapchat. it was online for seconds. someone did save it and they have it in their possession. >> and the individual and defend was able to take this. >> williams is charged with unlawful surveillance and he worked at the school for two years and has no prior arrests. >> and to a developing story. police are looking for two men. the 17-year-old boy was struck crossing the street on east 165th street at union avenue in -- late yesterday afternoon. they saw the court-martial before the two suspects got out of the car and ran away.
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the street and like that. boom? >> and flying. >> he went fly something. >> yes. >> and the police believe the suspects may have been driving a stolen car. and to a csu exclusive, a brooklyn girl hit by a moped as she crosses the street and her mother is calling for action and this is showing the girl crossing the street and a moped slams into her and show had a few scratches. her mother wants tougher police enforcement on delivery men who ride the scooters and ignore traffic rules. and this is wrong. you're putting the lives of children on this and putting them in jeopardy. >> and it shows the delivery man surrounded by police and in handcuffs and the moped was not registered, the driver had no license or insurance. and five people were hurt after a explosion yesterday morning as crews were installing a new pseg gas main
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the line was being pumped with air and gas. and three contractors were injured and two seriously and they were hurt and expected to be okay. and coming up, there is more than a reason you might be waiting longer at the airport. >> and some shoots fired at a car and a westchester community, what was -- who was targeted and -- >> notice information about the casting controversy. what producers are saying now. >> and after you die.
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. well, well, look at this and on this thursday, the 31st of march and can you believe it's going to be april tomorrow? >> and that is great. >> and i have something on my sleeve and they would be arraigned. police say that sarah abraham of leavitttown and crystal of hecksville attempted to use fake $100 bills in several stores and the mop he the words for motion picture use only and they struck a pedestrian in a parked car yesterday while trying to flee and they're charged with petty larceny and leaving the scene of an accident. and 6:42 and how about weather and traffic on the 2s. >> and this afternoon, we're head for example 70 and that is inland areas and it will be
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my goodness, what a way to wake up this morning and clear skies and 52 degrees and 61% and as we look at the pollen report, this is the deal and high today, unpleasant and rain tomorrow bringing levels down and helps to keep the levels down. sunday, it will be breezing -- freezing out there and those pollen numbers are high and this is the setup. and they're pulling in warm air and it will be half and breezy with a mix of sunshine and clouds and late today, there you the -- through the day, and that meanings showers tonight and into the day tomorrow and the morning commute could be impacted and the lunch hour and your drive home as well and behind the cold front, cooler air makes the way in for the weekend and cooler saturday and
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for sunday and talking about the windchills in the teens and 20s. today, we're far from that. seventy degrees and breezy. a mix of sun and clouds. tonight, showers moving through and a thunderstorm tomorrow. 72 waves of rain and storms and 59 for your saturday and a chance of wet weather and on to sunday. and chilly and windy and a high of 35. >> and. we have a few things going on this morning and busy out there and in brooklyn yesterday, a serious fire has them closed between bushwick and woodward avenue and affecting surrounding streets as well and in queens, we're looking live outside and have a disabled truck that is blocking one lane on the northbound van
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delays there and into rockaway and looking good and into long island railroad. chris. >> and thank you. >> a new warning if you plan to fly this summer. the transportation security administration said that travel every should brace for really long security lines at airports. the tsa said that not enough people have joined the expedited screening program called precheck and they cut the staff believing it would speed up the process and they should arrive two hours early or risk missing the flight. and a warning if you travel by wear. -- air. airport strikes are scheduled at all three tristate area airports and including chicago. and many and others plan to walk off the job and they're protesting unfair labor practices and demanding a $15- per-hour minimum pay rate. the strike won't have a big impact.
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police are trying to find a gunman who opened fire in larchmont tuesday night. and twoibilities hit a parked car and another went through a house. >> and i was watching the tv and just the first i heard was that the impact and i heard that they, the glass broken. >> and the car hit by the bullet and a local blogger. no one was hurt. >> mean people leave jewelry and valuables to loved ones after they tie. >> and they explore the ultimate gift. >> we will never know my father's ancestral background. >> reporter: when his father george died more than 20 years ago, so did his history. >> where is he from? if we'll never know.
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is a general manager with tj mcgowen son's funeral home, said his clients don't have to be left with the same unanswerable questions. >> and this is a revolutionary breakthrough for us and we can offer families a keep sake of their loved one's legacy. >> reporter: he does this by extracting the dna through a new service called the dna memorial. >> dna or genetic makeup is an integral component of life that carries information making each of us who we are. >> and including the family's predispositions to inherited diseases. >> with processing dna, they can discover the problems ahead of time and treat them. >> and this is a god send to me. >> reporter: he wishes the dna memorial was an option when his wife passed away at the age of 57. >> and 9 months old and 2 1/2 and this would help them for
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>> reporter: and the process of collecting the dna is simple, said the funeral director [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: the sample is sent to a lab for testing before being mixed with a binding compound and stored in the capsule for safe keeping. >> and you can keep it in the house as a memorial yowl or put it in your safe deposit box. >> reporter: he said the dna memorial is like any other keepsake but this comes with a biological footprint. >> and this is a gift for future generations. >> the dna memorial was introduced in canada and is relatively new here at funeral homes, costing about $300. >> and i am sure it will generate interest. and 6:48 is the time. the producers responding to a casting call controversy. >> and not taking no for an answer -- answer. >> and first, otis livingston has the sports update.
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andrew miller has a chipped fracture in the right wrist. the knicks lost to the maverick, 91-89. coming up, the nets will be in cleveland. the rangers in carolina and islanders host the blue jackets
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i hope joe has the sun glasses on in chopper 2hd right now and whoa. >> it's beautiful out there. >> and look into -- looking into the valley of the beast. and vanessa has warm temps coming up and television, an unexpected guest flew into a reporter's live shot in australia. >> that is not funny. >> and she knew what it was at first and it landed on her while preparing to go live on tuesday and -- you saw the clip and it was reunited with the owner yesterday. >> and that lola. [ laughter ] >> and such a frightening one. i can see how she would be scared. >> and a deadly, deadly weapon. and people time now, 6:52 and time for traffic and
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>> and this is mean trying to flick him off. >> and being look great and winds breezy and notice the cooler temperatures along the coast and with the winds out of the south. the water is cooling and a my of 72 and on the breezy side. and time now for a check of the time saver traffic. >> and we have an accident to tell you about and this is belong one lan and we look outside in queens and a disabled truck and that is blocking one lane on the northbound van wyck expressway and delays stretch back to rockaway boulevard and into
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minute delay and same story in the holland and back to you. and thank you. an update on a story we brought you yesterday. the producer of hamilton agreed to make changes to a controversial casting notice. >> and it originally put out a call for non-white performers. wording was approved by the actor's equity union. and the general council denied that saying they approved casting notice and it's open to all ethnicities. light check in with gail king and charlie rose. >> and tornados, hail, and flooding in one of the worst hit areas in oklahoma as several states prepare for more severe weather. >> and we'll talk with john heilman and peggy new nan and trump's controversial comments on abortion and why he's backtracking now.
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today, the first for mainstream consumers and known as affordable. >> and we hit the driving range with jordan speed. the news is back in a morning. see you in a few minutes. >> and i want to see him hit the ball. >> and i like the forward press. looking good. okay. >> see you in a few minutes. >> bye, you guys.
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. look at that. welcoming you back here as we finish up here on this thursday, the 31st of march and few-- 52 degrees out there. the police have surveillance video and they hope it will lead them to a violent robber targeting elderly women in queens and brooklyn. he struck five times, leaving some victims severely beaten. >> and police are looking for two men in a hit-and-run. a 17-year-old boy was struck crossing the street on east 165th street and late yesterday afternoon. they saw the crash before the two suspects got out of the car and ran away. >> and both democratic presidential candidates holdings, vents in the area. hillary clinton as hi rally in
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sanders rallies with rosario dawson at a park in the south bronc. >> and new jersey transit commuters won't be hit with a fare hike. he's facing a $57 million budget gap. the governor will have to deal without the boosting the fares. >> and getting busy on the roads and in dobbs ferry, an accident and blocking one lane on the southbound area and that is in lawrenceraphy. delays back to ashford avenue and that is an alternate this morning and let look outside and you can see the traffic. we have a 20-minute delay and same story at the lincoln and holland tunnel. >> and for today, warm and breezy and we're heading for 70 degrees and with that mix of sunshine and clouds and a stunning start out there. seventy today, and tonight, 57 with showers and some
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a high of 72 and with waves of showers and storms. and big impacts and the evening commute and for the weekend, getting colder out there. >> and. >> another check of news and weather in give minutes. >> i'm mary c -- 25 minutes. >> i'm mary calve. >> i'm chris wragge. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, march 31st, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." tornadoes, hail, and severe flooding slam the south. millions brace for more extreme weather. >> and the fallout for donald trump, after he scrambles to recaptain his comments about punishing women for abortion. a surprise reunion for a

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