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. live from studio 46. morning. it is 4:30. 42 degrees, chilly start to the day with temperatures in the high 50s but warmer weather ahead for the weekend which is right around the corner good morning i'm chris wragge. 60 degrees, maybe 70.
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and weather on the 2's in just a moment. first a brooklyn neighborhood on high alert, police say the man in this surveillance video tried to grab a girl as she was walking to school. valley castro reports from east new york. >> coveredded up by a black hooded rain jacket the suspect in tuesday's attempted child abduction casually walks down the street in this surveillance video. police say he eventually caught up to an 11-year-old girl walking to school with 12-year- old brother near elton street that's when police say he made his move. >> man just ran behind. >> witnesses noticed the commotion. >> she was screaming and hollering. >> try to snatch a girl and she pull away and he can you want running. police say as the man grabbed the girl, he exposed himself to her. >> my little girl is traumatized, her father said to me in spanish, he was emotional
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face while explaining the moment he'd received a phone call thinking she had been killed. >> those near by say the little girl was terrified after the incident. >> she look like she was hurt, really scared, really shook up. police posted fliers of the wanted man all around the neighborhood worried residents wandered if they'd seen him before. >> her father says his message to parents, even if you have to miss an hour of work, take your kids to school. residents hope the suspect is found soon. >> i just hope they say away from these little girls in this neighborhood. police and witnesses say the man was last seen running westbound on pinkin avenue. let's get to traffic and
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chris, hi everybody, it is chilly out there right now, i'll tell you what the trend as we get ready for nice spring weather over the next few days, just dealing with a cold way to start this one. 42 in the city, north wind at 5. we have readings cooler than that, at or below freezing in the cool pockets of the hudson valley. high pressure will build in to block that white and green on the screen out of wisconsin. that is not going to badger us at all over the next few days. over the next few hours 41 at 8, right around 50 at lunchtime, 57 this afternoon for a mid-afternoon high, yes that's below normal, but we'll actually turn those numbers around over the next few days, they were painting so there were cones for miles lots of construction out there. what else is going on, kyla? trying to clean things up, get it all done, unfortunately we have a water main break.
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in harding energy, it has all southbound lanes blocked on route 202 at baileys mill road. the northbound lanes are still taking two way traffic that's good news there. then we head to pleasantville and the saw mill river park way closed this is over night for long term construction between 29 and 27, detour you on marble avenue. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. new this morning a man wanted in a series of knife point robberies. the latest hold up, janelle burrell is live in north valley stream with more this morning, hi, janelle. >> reporter: happened around 9:30 inside of this carvel restaurant. police believe the same man is responsible for 9 robberies here on long island over the course of the last month and his m-o is he waits until the employee is alone inside the
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>> police say the suspect waited until he was sure that the employee in the carvel on dutch broadway was alone in the store before he walked in armed with a 6-inch knife demanding that the employee opened the register cleaning out the cash before leaving. the robber captured on this police video back in march apparently has a sweet spot for choosing his targets. investigators say of the 9 robberies they believe he is responsible for, 6 were dunkin' donuts on long island. police ahis spree started in new hide park on march first, a lay dater accused of holding up an employee in plane view over the last seven weeks detectives say he has also robbed stores in east meadow and ocean side this past sunday it was this franchise in massapiqua park. and he is described as a black
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tall, 170 pounds wearing a dark colored hooded jacket across his face, sunglasses gloves and blue baggy jeans. police say no one was hurt in any of the incidents but they are offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to that man's arrest. janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. verizon employees are going to walk off the job part of the communication workers of america the union claims they are skimping on health care benefits trying to send more jobs over seas and requiring technicians to work away from home for as long as two months quote union leaders would rather make strike threats than the bargaining table, we are ready, end quote. the search is on in brooklyn this morning for an
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unleashed brutal attack on his live-in girlfriend. investigators say he struck the girl in the head after an argument after their apartment yesterday early morning she was taken to methodist hospital where she remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition. police released the sketch of a woman wanted for a subway passenger on march 28th police say the suspect approached a 26- year-old woman on her cell phone and repeatedly punched her described as black woman 25 to 30 years old, gray and white shirt, blue jeans and black scarf and work boots. a young mother is struck and killed, she was walking along union boulevard yesterday morning police say the driver of the car lost control hit a utility pole and struck her and her dog.
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>> everyone is heartbroken her boyfriend, especially i don't know how anyone is going to handle it. >> she was the best person you could ever think of. beautiful person and i loved her allot. the 50-year-old driver was treated for minor injuries officials say a medical condition may have caused here to veer off the road. a 19-year-old man facing charges after he fatally stabbed another man on the upper east side with an apparent night over a woman. taken into custody police say he stabbed his girlfriend's exboyfriend after the two began fighting on the corner of 95th street and third avenue at 1:00 yesterday morning 22-year-old xavier died at the hospital. now 4:38 coming up ride sharing companies catering only to women are more popular but are their legal? a drop in bank heist in brooklyn robbers entering through the roof and stealing
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step to protect your valuables. and in australia why people are not happy with their new bills. i'm going to change my bill and make sure you are loving the weather over the next few days chilly today but days of sun pushing 70 this weekend traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. an economy. so does she. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. a real plan to create new jobs and industries of the future. hillary clinton.
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. now to campaign 2016,
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clinton are expecting big wins in next week's primary, polls show trump has a massive lead in new york over ted cruz and john kasich, welcome the win after being outmaneuvers for delegates in colorado and elsewhere, trump is focusing on pennsylvania today with a rally in pittsburgh while cruz will be near by in erie as for the democrats the sanders camp is with the line of attack against clinton. >> our job is to stand up to these powerful special interests not to take their money! >> we have got to have a big vote for hillary in new york next week, if we do she'll be your president and you'll be glad. >> sanders will hold a rally in washington square park tonight, clinton heads to the bronx, they face off in brooklyn tomorrow night. 4:42 time for traffic and weather on the 2's. good morning chris, hello everybody a little chilly out there we'll see a pretty nice spring day over the next
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numbers actually a little bit a treat. have to say good morning to alana, 43 degrees, chilly in brooklyn a few degrees cooler than it is here in the city yeah she is right it is scrabble day today can you spell it is going to be gorgeous? and that actually could be like a triple word score if you set it up just right. yeah nothing scrabbly about that. today is thomas jefferson day in honor of the birth of our third president. i like this from less the $2 bill was released. we are going to -- there is no bill for this weather forecast by the way. we'll see nicer weather over the next few days but it is chilly right now clear and 42, we've got stars over head wind out of the north at 5, fun to
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in the hamptons, 28 in belmar, this is cold, 30 in monticello, 31 in sparta, so these numbers just we told you this yesterday, these numbers compared to this time yesterday morning anywhere from 10 over 20 to almost 30 degrees colder out the door a big drop from day to day, but we'll turn that around out the door jacket time 51 you catch the shade and a bit of a breeze in the city you'll still appreciate that jacket 57 your high and that's below normal. skies are going to be nice and bright today, a real delight. we do see a big ridge of high pressure building in should block the wet weather to the south you see going into the gulf and also up state into parts of the u-p of michigan, the upper peninsula. future cast handling it this way, a few more clouds, a mix of sun and clouds and thursday into friday it is just more of the same it is a relatively static weather pattern because
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we have to ease into it. 57 today with a good deal of sun and then over the next few days we'll see the numbers climb gradually until the weekend then we'll see more of a warm up 65 on saturday, still shooting for 70 on sunday. that's going to feel good and that will make kyla happy. >> that makes me so happy and i don't think i'm alone in that thank you john good morning everyone. not so happy when we talk about accidents, take it easy, we have an accident blocking two lanes on the eastbound southern state park way, this is at peninsula boulevard you can see police on the right side of your screen, no major delays maybe slow down if you are heading that way. subway issues due to signal problems at church avenue southbound two trains are running with a few delays let's check mass transit everything is on or close to schedule. your path train is looking good, energy transit and long island railroad looking good. alternate side parking in effect city wide. here is a quick look at
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headlines police in energy are in jersey city to be specific are investigating a possible homicide in the hamilton park section a man was found dead face down in the basement of a building on ninth street yesterday the medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death. a brooklyn judge convenes a hearing in the connection of his daughter says the conviction should be set aside because one juror did not for manslaughter. tomorrow. former officer will be sentenced in west chester he was off duty and drunk one man nearly died pled guilty to attempted murder and assault. trending up this morning on wall street yesterday stocks ended across the board the dow
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nasdaq rose almost 39 the s&p was up nearly 20. ride hailing companies similar to uber and lift but catering exclusively to women are cropping up and raising legal questions. here in new york, she rises rebooting as she hails. that follows a failed attempt at a women's only ride share. in boston, chair yacht -- warn they violate laws. and coming under fire down under the reserve bank revealed the new design yesterday, features colors, flowers, is a younger looking queen elizabeth. social media users have not been kind calling it visual
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what some say is younger elizabeth? definitely. new information the fbi is on the hunt for the burglars behind a brooklyn bank heist. >> stole hundreds of thousands of dollars what if this happens to your property? how you can protect yourself. >> the hsbc bank in 43rd street shut down for the second day in a row as police and now the fbi investigate a height they got into the vault when workers showed up monday morning they found $280,000 gone and a number of safe deposit boxes full of jewelry and cash emptied out. >> i think it is time for that. >> when i went to my bank the first thing i ask is, can i ensure my safe boxes. jean says banks don't ensure safe deposit boxes, the insurance typically covers cash
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burglary. >> if your safe deposit box was stolen you should definitely talk to the bank and see whether or not they'll provide any kind of compensation. >> salvador says before you secure private positions at the bank ensure them individually take inventory and the value. contact your homeowners or renters insurance company because you might have partial coverage and have supplemental insurance. >> the most important thing is to tell your insurance company that you'll keep these items in a safe deposit box. as for the safe deposit boxes here at hsbc, detectives are scouring through this building and who this could be. >> police tell us the bank is working with customers to try to figure out what exactly was stolen. if you have any information on this case they are urging you to come forward.
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time is 4:49 for the first time scientists are showing what a brain looks like on lsd, why it has them are thinking the drug's illegal status. take a look at this close call a man nearly hit by a plane! why he intentionally put himself in its path. we'll get you another check
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2's coming up next. they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work
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how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. . getting the money shot nearly cost the photographer his life, he intentionally put himself in the path of a landing plane the airport is considered most dangerous in the world because of the tough landing strip as the plane almost skimmed the top of your head ducked and went right back to shooting as soon as that plane went by, i hate to say it but i've done the same thing! you stop on the side of the
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planes as they come right over your head. >> a word of warning, it was close! >> that was a close call, johnny. >> i don't know, i think once maybe then i get a little different shot. 30 degrees, so yeah, we're going to start with cold numbers freeze and frost advisory in effect for part of the tristate, looking at a dry pretty stretch of weather warming trend through the weekend 70s will return, starlet skies, beautiful moon, big ridge of high pressure also big storms in the south but yeah you're starting to see warmer air work its way our way later today. hey let's get your day started kyla is in for alex. good morning everybody we'll start in pleasantville, closed in both directions this is over nights for long term construction project between exits 29 and 27 that will be shut drivers are detoured onto
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members said you'll need a few extra minutes subway issues due to signal problems at church avenue have the southbound 2 trains running with a few delays let's take a live out in uniondale, the accident has been moved over to the shoulder you see the police over there so things are getting better and moving through there easier, alternate side parking in effect today city wide. for the first time ever scientists are able to show what happens to someone's brain when they take lsd the one on the left is normal the one on the right is after taking the drugs, researchers say it is lit up from activity from the visual hallucinations, they are now rethinking the illegal status, thinking it might develop treatments from disorders. and now the mta is gearing up for a whole new payment system.
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for mug shots the charges thestudents now face. chased by a bear on the
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we'll be right back. . a snow border getting chased by a bear in japan? >> the video starts out an ordinary run for kelly murray as a 19-year-old makes her way down the slopes watch closely you could see a bear in hot pursuit. it gained 2.7 million views, claiming the video is real but critics say maybe it is just a case of slick editing? >> i don't know that bear looks exactly like the bear from the revenant. run mary, go, go! >> me, i'm going. the look on her face that says
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>> she may not have known. that's the part that's missing to me. >> until they put it in editing, few if it is real looks good. snow board, just head on down. >> still ahead the today's top stories including the hunt on long island for a serial robber struck again just last night. thousands of workers getting ready to walk off the job this morning will this strike affect your service and this? >> i just sat down. she was stranded in the desert for 9 days how a 72-year- old survived.
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seconds. . coming up on 5:00, 42 degrees for this wednesday april 13th, freeze warnings for parts of our area, it is looking nice for our day ahead we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. thousands of workers planning to strike will it affect your service. a robber struck again on long island this time threatened a an employee at a carvel store with a knife. welcome to cbs 2 news. happening today 30,000 verizon employees plan to walk
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contract negotiations broke down, joining us live from midtown with more on this story. >> that's right chris and mary tens of thousands of workers from massachusetts to virginia are expect today walk off the job about an hour from now, including right here in new york there is a protest planned right here in mid-down around 6:00, verizon says it is ready. >> it looks like history will repeat itself like here in 2011, workers say they are getting ready to go on strike. they have failed to reach an agreement, offshore jobs to mexico and require technicians to work away from home for two months, a strike would involve
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connecting telephone lines they use customers using land line not hooked up to the cable could see service disruption. >> any who don't have fifs. they are the ones most vulnerable. verizon saying it is ready for a strike having trained thousands of nonunion workers. as for the contract negotiations the company says quote our goal is to continue providing good job with competitive wages and benefits and make the business more successful now and in the future. union leadership needs to be realistic and work with us to help make that happen. many customers hope all involved can work out their differences. >> having them be on strike is a big inconvenience for the
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need to do what they need to do. verizon and the union say they should not be affected by a strike. thank you. 5:02. time for traffic and weather on the 2's john can you hear me now. >> yes, i can. i'll tell you what we are going to see nice weather to talk about over the next few days get out there and enjoy it it is chilly right now parts of the hudson valley below freezing hills of jersey, north wind. tapping into cooler air to the north but beautiful star-lit skies giving away to mostly sunny skies numbers will be on the cool side still below normal 41 out the door for you and the kids, it is jacket time, 57 your high today, below the normal, we are going to slowly hit that mark and exceed it into the weekend so nice weather to look forward to we'll talk more about that in a bit. kyla is in for alex there is a lot going on. >> it may be early we have quite a few things happening in
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water main break that has all southbound lanes blocked on route 202 at baileys mill road. the northbound lanes are taking two way traffic it is just southbound you have to look out for in pleasantville we have the saw mill river park way closed in both directions over nights this is for a long term construction projects you'll be detoured around that. subway issues signal problems at church avenue that means we've got southbound two trains running with a few delays alternate side parking is in effect city wide. new this morning another hold up by a man wanted in a series of knife point robberies in nassau county. we have video of the suspects janelle burrell is live in north valley stream with more this morning. hi there chris and mary police believe the same man is responsible for 9 hold ups in long island, the latest around 9:30 inside of this carvel
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police say his mo has been the same, he waits until the employee inside is alone and then makes his move. >> police say the suspect waited until he was sure that the employee in the carvel in dutch broadway was alone until he walked in demanding the employee open the register cleaning out the cash before leaving. the robber captured on this police video back in march apparently had a sweet spot for choosing its targets of the 9 robberies they believe he is responsible for 6 were dunkin' donuts on long island, police say the spree started in new hide mark on march first a lay dater accused of holding up an employee in plainview also robbedded stored in meadow side and then this store.
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suspect for similar robberies at a subway and 7-eleven described as a black man between 25 and 30 years old 6 feet tall, 170 pounds wearing a dark color hooded jacket black scarf or bandanna across his face, sunglasses gloves and blue baggie jeans. detectives say the suspect was last seen leaving eastbound here on dutch broadway anyone who has any information urge to contact police they are offering a $5,000 reward. if it leads to an arrest as for the victims in all of these cases no one police say was hurt reporting live this morning in north valley stream long island. cbs 2 news. to campaign 2016 donald trump and hillary clinton are expecting big wins next week's new york primary this is hillary clinton picks up an endorsement from the new york daily news this morning, polls show trump has a massive lead
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john kasich, he'll welcome the win after being outmaneuvered for delegates in colorado and elsewhere. trump is holding a rally in pittsburgh while crews will be near by in erie and john kasich hosting a town hall in maryland. as for the democrats the sanders camp is continuing its line of attack against clinton. >> our job is to stand up to these powerful special interests not to take their money. we have got to have a big vote for hillary in new york next week and if we do she'll be your president and you'll be glad. >> sanders will rally washington square park tonight while clinton heads to an event in the bronx, face off in brooklyn tomorrow night. police are investigating an accident that left a young single mother dead in's islip, lost control, car slammed into a utility poll and hit 25-year- old in front of her home. she had just walked her 5-year- old son to a school bus, she
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scene the 50-year-old driver was treated for minor injuries investigators say a medical condition may have caused her to veer off the road. two stony brooke university basketball players are charged with grand larceny and criminal mischief, saying they broke into a fellow student's car and took $5,000 in cash. both students played in stony brook's first ever ncaa tournament against kentucky. making plans to make new technology, the new contact list system will allow subway and bus cards for payment, no more swiping necessary. the system is expected to be in place by 2020 with metro cards completely phased out by 2022. we're swiping but it works so well. everybody is able to do it. no more tokens either. coming up a cbs 2
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helping the homeless. a look inside a local shelter looking to get families back on their feet. a 72-year-old got the attention of rescuers after being stranded in the dessert for 9 days. we've got chilly temperatures right now it is nice weather you need a jacket or coat out the door not the umbrella, it is sunglasses time
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weather on the 2's coming up. this is everything i have, my family. i got to see my dad die on national tv. they don't know what they took from us. people are dying. we need a president that's going to talk about it. i believe bernie sanders is a protestor. he's not scared to go up against the criminal justice system. he's not scared. that's why i'm for bernie. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message.
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. a resourceful grandmother rescued after 9 days in the arizona wilderness, sticks and rocked help lead to the pair, anne rogers was driving to visit her grandchildren when she got lost on the background and ran out of gas tried climbing several mountains to get a phone signal but eventually her battery dried so wound up drinking pound water and eating plants until a triable officer spotted her dog that's when a focus search began leading a flight crew to that help sign. >> that ayres cue helicopter landed, i sat down and bawled. when rescue crews found ronnellers, crews rogers she
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time for traffic and weather off the 2's. >> if you run out of gas, you'd be surprised how quick you can get lost and disoriented. >> she was driving a hybrid. >> story with people putting help. >> did not work for tom hanks. here is the deal. don't cast us away, we appreciate you starting your day. chilly numbers give way to seasonal numbers by the end of the week, it is below normal today, 41 in the city wind out of the north at 6, you head up into parts of sullivan, putnam, over middletown you're in the 20s. cool up state freezing in albany, buffalo, 29 in fact it is 14 degrees colder in new york than it was this time yesterday that's the case all the way up into maine and you can see that into and down
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a cooler start for the east coast but that warm air, hello, iowa, hello wisconsin. that's going to work its way our way. that said it is a freeze warning in the 9, we also have that 8, frost advisory for monmouth and ocean. we told you about this yesterday, that was the time to plan because now it is going on shooting for 57 today below normal you bet nowhere near the record of 88. sun's up 6:19, sunset at 7:34. planning your day, 8:00 still in the 40s that jacket feels good. 51 at lunchtime. 5 your high this afternoon pretty typical unlike yesterday what a roller coaster you hit the high much later in the afternoon i think it is a more typical dynamic today. so we're looking good we've got north wind weakening that high builds in so we'll see a subtle shift in weakening of the wind it is another win tomorrow as
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is going to be a little warmer and the warm up continues into the weekend. your day today looks fine just a little on the cool side 57, another cool night tonight then as we work our way in for your thursday still looking good one of the models hinting at extra cloud cover but it is dry, 61 on friday and 70. some models have parts of the area west of the city in the low to mid-70s on sunday that's going to feel and look pretty good. drive looking a little busy. boy that sunshine coming our way will help but let's start off with some construction we've got this morning two lanes blocks on the southbound, in old white plains road to playland park way. we head to pleasantville where we have the saw mill river park way closed for a long term construction project between exit 29 and 27, drivers will be detoured on marble avenue take
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that way. subway issues due to signal problems the southbound two rains running with a few delays alternate side parking is in effect today city wide chris and mary back to you. as leaders try to tackle homelessness in the city one goal is to meet the needs of families with very young children. >> spent time at a shelter that residents say is changing lives. marsha cramer has the exclusive look inside. the kids in this program are happy, excited and challenged some play with pieces of imaginary playground. >> are you on a train? >> but this is no ordinary program one of three programs for kids run on site by the shelter one for toddlers ages 2 and three. one for the under two. those under 5 make up nearly
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the city's shelter system. >> only about a third offer programs like this. this is the fourth shelter her and her son have been in the, the first to care about her son. >> in staten island, the bronx this is amazing. difference. >> i've been so proud of my son after he started coming here, my son he was never reaching for stuff, never. the moment i came and brought him here to my house, he is knocking everything out. a shelter kid himself he never had opportunities like this and been great for his kids especially his daughter. she was a shy girl, didn't know how to interact with other kids. the shelter director says offering educational programs is key to development. children lose out if they don't get it.
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because they can look back andsay even though we were homeless we were able to receive services nurturing, loving care from the teachers. >> programs are incredibly important according to homeless expert and deputy commissioner. between the ages of say 1 and 5 is really very crucial time in a child's development. there are many children in the system that are not getting this level of care. >> says it is time for the city to step up to the plate and make sure all shelters offer programs like this in east new york, i'm marsha cramer. cbs 2 news. the former commissioner says he is concerned about the 5,000 kids whose family live in cluster housing with few programs he says the city is not moving fast enough to phase them out. update on the fire that destroyed three small buildings in new jersey there's been arrest but not for starting the fire, 28-year-old andrew had been working on the roof of one
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permit. witnesses say they spotted him shortly before the flames broke out the fire marshal is still trying to figure out how that fire started. still ahead a new bill passed in new york is getting rid of sales taxes on certain items. and this. i think it is a pretty big eyesore in the marina, needs to be out of here. people want a gun but who is responsible for an abandon boat on the new jersey shoreline?
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weather on the 2's next. american workers know how to fight back and rebuild an economy. so does she. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. a real plan to create new jobs and industries of the future. hillary clinton.
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. welcome back to cbs 2 news, 41 degrees, it is 5:21. you may have heard of sports, in los angeles it was actually a high school basketball court that was collapsing officials say a man made water collection basin caused yesterday's damage, the school district noticed thatpavement cracking in january. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. i've got quite the jumper it is all the rain el nino,
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you see. clear and 41 right now, why is this morning different? that north wind is keeping us cool, you're not imaging things it is chilly out the door, even amber, middlesex, summerset, down through the jersey shore. 55 to 60 if you're lucky the nice news is see a nice little warming trend with nice skies over the next few days she's not crazy, ready to help you get there on time. >> you could be made a little crazy if you're stuck in traffic. an over turned vehicle has one lane blocked on the garden state park way at exit 90, some caution there. we head to rye where there are two lanes blocked at old white plains road they are back to playland park way a subway issue we have signal problems at church avenue so the southbound 2 trains are running
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alternate side parking is in effect today city wide chris and mary over to you. the golden state warriors are laser focus as they go for record win 73 the grizzlies set an all time regular season record for best record right now tied with 72 with a 1995, '96 chicago bulls. the mets ran out of magic despite an impressive outing, steve obermayer has your cbs 2 sports update. tonight the rangers play game one in the series in pittsburgh while the next season comes to an end as they host toronto. still playing host to the marlins hoping to turn it around after another loss wasn't bauds of noah who was brilliant with 7 innings of work the mets could only muster one round in a loss the yankees made a statement against the
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the game winner in toranto winning 3-2. the season coming to an end with carmelo anthony, wearing street clothes the knicks lose to the pacers by 12 now we wonder if melo even has a future in new york? for cbs 2 news i'm steve obermayer take care. an abandon boat off the coast of new jersey is raising concerns we keep telling you about this. who is responsible for removing it? meg baker reports. back and fourth with the tied this boat has been left to crash against the rocks at the sea street peer. for more than three weeks. >> nobody seems to want to take the responsibility. >> nick is the owner of on the deck located next to where the 38-foot boat named jolynn was left. bought the boat and attempting to take the boat down to florida when a storm hit. >> fire department got a call
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hadwashed up with passengers on board, seems the owner has taken off to texas and does not plan oncoming back. here is the boat sitting on the rocky shoreline, adam says it is an expensive task to salvage a boat from the water, more than $5,000. >> now according to merit time law whoever touches the boat first owns it and would also be responsible for removing it. so no one and no agency wants to touch it. >> i think it is a pretty big eyesore in the marina. i think maybe the coast guard or somebody should come in and just remove it. they removed the oil and fuel as a precaution. the energy state police all the water bureaus trying to figure out a plan to get this thing out of here as of right now we're not sure what we're going to do. >> for now it is left to
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breaking waves with no one to claim her. meg baker cbs 2 news. somebody go in there and get it. recorded conversations new jersey transit responds to a surveillance controversy. plus this. >> police on long island searching for a man accused of robbing 9 stores on long island 6 of them dunkin' donuts we'll have a live report coming up. tens of thousands of verizon workers are expected to strike this morning i'll explain why coming up. giving the cold shoulder to a certain kind of cancer how
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disease caused by acid reflex. . live from studio 46. this is cbs news this morning. it is 5:30. 41 degrees you can ditch the umbrella, highs in the 50s the weather will only get better from here traffic and weather coming your way. less than half an hour tens of thousands of workers are expected to go on strike across the country and here in the tristate area we're live at one of the locations. first business after business robbed on long island
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person could be behind the crime. good morning i'm chris wragge. i'm mary calvi thanks for waking up with us a man wanted in a series of knife point robberies in nassau county strikes again. >> the latest hold up last night, janelle burrell live in north valley stream with more this morning, janelle. chris, police are putting out these wanted posters in hopes of catching this man before he has the opportunity to strike again this latest incident around 9:30 inside of this carvel store. police say that he approached customers were inside. police say the suspect waited until he was sure that the employee in the carvel on dutch broadway was alone in the store before he walked in armed with a 6-inch knife demanding that the employee open the register the robber captured on this
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has a sweet spot for choosing his targets investigators say of the 9 robberies six were dunk b donuts on long island. police say it started in newhide park on march first a day later accused of holding up an employee in plainview also robbedded stores in this past sunday it was this franchise. the same man is also the same suspect for similar robberies at a subway and 7-eleven, described adds a black man between 25 and 30 years old about 6 feet tall, 170 pounds wearing a dark colored hooded jacket dark scarf or bandanna across his face, sunglasses, gloves and blue baggy jeans. now police say it is not clear just how much money he has made off from during the course of all of these robberies but we can tell you that none of the employees was hurt during those
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police this morning offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest. reporting live on north valley stream long island, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. 5:32 time for traffic and weather on the 2's you ready for temperatures in the 70s coming up? cold every day. >> we represent a lot of people out there. >> i think statistically there is very little standard deviation here. little early for that kind back for you. chilly out there, using the janelle burrell index you do need a coat because you've got the 20s, 30s and 40s, 41 in the city, that's one of the warmer observations clear skies heat escapes we see the sun in the mid to upper 50s big ridge of high pressure on the menu over the next few days and that means we'll see warmer conditions but still by lunchtime still just in the low 50s and then 57 your high this afternoon right around 54 with
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then just get used to it. more nice weather over the next few days. it is the weekend that's when we see more readings 70, 70 plus. >> we won't have any problem getting used to this. >> the weekend will be the best part of the week? go john! perfect. we could use a nice day out there? well we have the weather on our side we have a few problems to make sure everybody knows about it start in brick new jersey where we have an over turned vehicle that has one lane blocked on the southbound garden state park way that's at exit 90. please be cautious if you are heading that way. we head to rye where construction has two lanes block on the thruway, causing delays they back up to playland park way. taking a live look outside good news here no delays at the george washington bridge in fact all three hudson river crossings are moving just fine. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. less than 30 minutes thousands of verizon employees
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including land line, phone and cable workers rallying for health care benefits and job security. andrea grymes joins us live from midtown where they are expected to hit the picket lines, andrea, good morning. several people have already showed up here in midtown getting ready for the protest and walk off the job at 6:00 these unions say they are about 40,000 workers getting ready to strike between massachusetts and virginia. >> it looks like history will repeat itself like here in 2011, verizon workers say they are getting ready to go on strike this morning. the company and the two unions representing the employees have failed to reach a new contract agreement. the communications workers of america says quote, wants to -- require technicians to work away from home for as long as two months. union leaders say a strike
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technicians who work on connecting telephone lines to homes. they add customers using land lines not hooked up to verizon fiber optic cables. >> any customers like brookhaven, south hampton, east hampton, they are the ones most vulnerable. telling its customers it is ready for a strike having trained thousands of nonunion workers to do everything from making repairs on poles to working call centers. as for the contract negotiations, the company says quote, our goal is to continue providing good jobs with competitive wages and benefits and make the wire line business more successful now and in the future. union leadership needs to be realistic and work with us to help make that happen. many customers hope all differences. >> having them be on strike is a big inconvenience to the
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need to do what they need to do. and back out here live on west 36th street where you could see there is a pretty large group getting ready to protest and walk off the job here at 6:00 this morning both management and the unions say verizon smartphone customers should not be affected by this strike. reporting in midtown, cbs 2 news. police have released a sketch of a woman wanted for attacking a subway passenger happened on march 28th on an a train in queens, police say the suspect approached a 26-year- old woman who was on her cell phone and repeatedly punched her the suspect is described as 25 to 30 years old last seen wearing a gray and white shirt blue jeans black scarf and work boots. a neighborhood is on high alert after police say a man grabbed a girl from behind while she was walking to school investigators say the man seen in this surveillance video approached the 11-year-old girl walking with her 12-year-old brother near elton street in
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snatched the girl and exposed himself to her witnesses say she began screaming and kicking and is traumatized. really hurt really scared you know really shooken up. i hope he stays away from neighborhood. the victim's father was emotional didn't want to share his face but said even if you take your kids to school. police say a fight over a woman led to a man's death on the upper east side the suspect is gustavo rodriguez, stabbed the exboyfriend after the two began fighting on the corner of 95th street and third avenue around 1 a.m. yesterday, 22-year-old xavier died at the hospital. a former new york inmate is now fighting to end solitary confinement after spending 3 years inside a 6-foot by 9-foot concrete cell.
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usually reserved for the most serious offender, recalled spending 23 hours a day inside the elevator sized room while serving a sentence for armed robbery says the voices in his head nearly killed him. some times they said maybe you should kill yourself, you know might be easier than doing this time. we're not saying people should not be held accountable but there is no situation in which we have to treat someone inhumanely in order to hold them accountable. a new bill before the legislature would limit sentences to 15 days and allow inmates out of their cell for four hours a day. new jersey transit is defending its use of audio surveillance on trains audio and video recording, also plannedded for light rail trains in newark and hudson county, rider groups, raising privacy issues and the executive director says the agency is using tools to keep passenger safe, sites terror
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transit systems. 5:39, coming up an out of this world plan how big names hope to find alien life. a crack down on fast drivers and j-walkers in hudson county new jersey when police will be on the look out. . hamilton isn't a hit on broadway wait until you hear what's sold out on amazon. don't forget you can connect with us all day long we just posted an update on facebook all day long as well follow us on twitter those are our personal handles reach out
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. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's we like what we're seeing. >> some of the weather watchers saying there is frost out there, yeah, kind of a frosty morning we have those freeze and frost advisories until 8
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pattern is just going to settle down as high pressure settles in numbers will be on the rise. we're seeing a deficit as far as the rainfall goes, yesterday i was not a real super soaker by any stretch of the imagination we're just going to have to sit back and enjoy some nice weather clear and 41 wind out of the north at 6. that's the reading in the city obviously one of the hot spots scarsdale, 32 right now, settles at 30, it is cold in through duchess county in rockland, 34 in summit, cranberry, 23 degrees so it is cool way to start the day you're still around 40, 41 out the door, you and the kids 51 at lunchtime, pretty nice skies 57 this afternoon for your high, 54 as we wrap up the workday and head home and then just wait for that sunset going
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now i'll tell you what isn't nice, you may hear in the distance right now someone blowing their nose, you just never know because of pollen count is so high, it's brutal this year, i'll tell you what's not helping is, it's been a little on the dry side too. high right through the weekend and again the key kind of culprit here is tree pollen. another thing, our weather producer the uv forecast up to a 6. so yeah if you're going out there enjoying it for a long time, tennis, golf, make sure you have your sunscreen on and it can save you. radar and satellite, not much to show which is sweet that's really nice that's a big ridge of high pressure keep this away as well heavy rain into the gulf and spring snow that area of high pressure will win out through the coming days so it
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weekend and dry numbers up into the weekend looking good on saturday and even in the city on sunday we could hit 70 up to the west we could be in the low 70s on sunday numbers retreat a bit but a chance for rain back in the forecast late monday. your day today is rain free, worry free too it is just cold, 57 over night tonight it is going to be another chilly one with morning low of 39 over the next few days warmer each and every day up to 61 by friday, nice numbers for a weekend and then it is monday into tuesday we're watching the possibility of welcome and needed wet weather. you need to be on time so you need to listen to kyla. good morning everybody. we do have some things to let you get ahead of this morning because listen to this in brick new jersey an over turned vehicle in the garden state park way closed on exit 90 all lanes back to exit 91, meanwhile we have construction
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blocked on the new england thruway old white plains road causing delays to playland park way you'll need to take extra time there checking mass transit everything is on or close to schedule we're looking good on metro north, new jersey transit long island railroad alternate side parking is in effect city wide, mary. new information on the fatal shooting of former new orleans saints player will smith, police say smith had a loaded gun inside his suv when he was shot, say they also found a loaded gun an alleged shooter but neither weapon was fired and that hayes allegedly shot smith with another gun officials released new video of the moments leading up to the shooting it shows the hummer driven by hayes abruptly stopping, appears to get bump from behind who vehicle stop before allegedly swerves and speeds away investigators say they cannot confirm the
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operation slow downs saves lives, stopped at speeding from bayonne, radar speed readings follows the death of and rye ran -- if you are jaywalking get a summons if you fail to yield to pedestrian you'll get a summons. operation slow down save lives will continue through the summer. a win for a new york consumers will be the latest state to drop the sales tax on products, passed a bill to cut the tax, governor cuomo indicated he'll sign the bill into law. another sell out for the hit hamilton. more bad news from american
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the new york stock exchange. >> oil prices are rebounding on word that russian saudia rabia could be working on a deal to freeze oil production that sends energy stocks higher the nasdaq rose 38 the big bang starts to report earnings for the last quarter we'll hear from jp morgan change over all expect low, earnings expected to fall 10% compared to last year. american apparel is laying off hundreds of workers and might move some of the manufacturing outside of los angeles, so far 500 workers lost their jobs the company says the clothing will still be made in america, american apparel emerged from bankruptcy in february. hamilton, now the book is all the buzz hamilton creator new book about the show went on sale yesterday and would you believe it is already out of
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not seen the show have either of you guys seen it? >> it is terrible. it is dynamite, you need to go. it is just that good. everything you are hearing. all right jill thanks so much. up next, a search for alien life how a group of big names hopes to make contact. a type of cancer on the rise but doctors have a chilling new treatment. >> first we have this morning's sports update. the play off series with the penguins while the nats come to an end, ends with a loss the yanks won and the mets drop their fourth straight. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system
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but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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. a russian billionaire exploring deep space for alien life, joining for a $100 million project called break through star shot the plan is to launch a swarm of tiny spacecraft the size of postage stamps weighing less than 1 ounce. >> we can do more than just gaze at the stars, we can actually reach them. it will enable us to see if there is any life nearest to our neighbors. once the spacecrafts are launched they should reach the star system within 20 years first the technology must be perfected, former director will service program executives. if they just had smarter for brilliant people on the board they could actually be get on something here. talk about vip.
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2's. >> that's very exciting stuff and the technology is not just going to surface in the light form as we make everything micro. numbers are a little micro, freeze warning frost advisory monmouth ocean. little after the fact when you hear about it right now we did yesterday. hopefully the plants are covered up, up to the east where you have the really chilly temperatures, later today high pressure builds in, i think you'll like it. you might not like your ride and drive though what's going on, kyla. it is getting busy out there, but not too bad we'll start though in brick new jersey where an over turned vehicle has the garden state park way closed in exit 90 causing delays all the way back to exit 91. also in pleasantville the saw mill river park way closed in both directions over night that's a long term construction
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drivers will be detoured on marble avenue so plan to take extra time there. taking a live look outside we head to east rutherford route 3 is getting heavy eastbound from route 17 to the new jersey turnpike have to love that sun coming up. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. chris and mary back to you. thanks. today will be president obama's final time hosting the fair. here is a look at last year's event the annual celebration celebrates winners from science technology and math competitions they are working on various challenges including space travel, fighting climate change and battling cancer. in today's health watch, lead to changes in the esophagus that may lead to cancer. max gomez reports on a procedure that can freeze the cells involved and prevent cancer. >> pizza, red wine, tomato
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them until they start causing acid reflux and worse. >> i would wake up and feel extremely nauseous. i couldn't leave the house without throwing up. >> that was bad enough when she got checked by her doctor her news got worse. they told me that it is abnormal cells that are not supposed to be there unfortunately can develop cancer if i don't take care of myself. despite all the acid blocking drugs on the market. >> in the last 25 years,esophageal cancer has increased the fastest rising cancer. >> to prevent it becoming cancer having a very different technique done, she is going to have the abnormal cells frozen with liquid nitrogen.
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the esophagus with a catheter. she will be sedated when they pass tubed there spray it on in a controlled manner to freeze just the top layer of cells. as the cells grow back what grows back amazingly enough is normal esophageal cells. >> don has his frozen when it was experimental. >> concerned that it won't come back and a big relief. >> true, very much so. so usually takes three or four of these freezing treatments to get rid of abnormal cells but recovery is easy, you wake up have juice and cookie and able to eat a normal meal. that's crazy. >> hey we're more likely.
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to be in, normal and nice skies. >> 70s we have a few ruts on the roadblocked off lanes and tell you about that will slow you down. time is now 5:56 still ahead one of the most recognizable songs in rock history now at the center of a mass illegal dispute. tens of thousands of verizon workers expect today go on strike just minutes from now, one of the largest walk offs could happen here in the tristate area. a plane comes crashing down what happened? cbs 2 news continues right after this if you're from
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. life from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. blue skies, 41 degrees to start us out, it is wednesday april 13th sunny with highs in the upper 50s and the weather is looking even better by the weekend. good morning i'm mary calvi. i'm chris wragge we'll have
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here is your morning news to go. having them be on strike is a big inconvenience to the public, unfortunately people need to do what they need to do. customers concerns as tens of thousands of workers strike here across the country we'll head live to the picket locations in just a moment. >> pulled away you know what i'm saying and kept running. terrifying moments for a girl in brooklyn police say a man on surveillance tried to grab the child. they are patrolling the streets trying to find the suspect. and robbing business after business we first told you on monday police tell us he has struck again we'll have a live report coming up. >> i will tell you i speak to my wife and children much, much differently. donald trump and his family answer question about divorce marriage and more kids but the
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republican side still ahead the conflict between the democrats and where the candidates can be found today. the loud crash of a 200-ton crane collapsing why was it being suspended in midair? we'll have details behind this video. did you see that jacket? a star wars fan is now the proud owner and didn't come cheap wait until you hear how much it is sold in auction where that money is going. how about traffic and weather on the 2's. >> you need a jacket, it is chilly we dropped a few degrees in the city, gorgeous skies waiting for you i love the water and the skies meeting
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wind out of the north cooler readings for the east end also the hills of new jersey definitely the hudson valley as well. it is a big ridge of high pressure though the driving force behind our weather so numbers still tapping into the north wind, we're below normal 40s out the door 51 at lunchtime. 57 your high this afternoon, still shy on the mark right around 60 we'll be soon and then we'll exceed that number in a big way this weekend. right now, though we're not exceeding any speeds obeying kyla? yes i certainly hope so, let's start on brick new jersey having the southbound garden state park way closed at exit 90 causing delays now back to exit 91. head further north and go to pleasantville have the saw mill river park way closed in both directions this is part of an over night long term construction projects shut
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detoured on marble avenue, it will take time around that taking a live look outside we'll start with lincoln tunnel, only minor delays at the holland and gw bridge looking good. alternate side parking is in effect city wide chris and mary over to you. verizon employees are on strike. >> contract negotiations broke down after 10 months of talk, andrea grymes joins us live with more, andrea, good morning. good morning to you chris and mary they had just announced a couple minutes ago that the strike is now official as of 6:00 this morning we are here on west 36th street where you can see a couple hundred verizon workers gathering and protesting now officially off the job the communications worker of america says quote verizon wants to out source job security protections offshore jobs to mexico the philippines and require technicians to work away from home for as long as two months.
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would mainly involve technicians who work on connecting telephone lines to homes they say customers using land lines not hooked up to verizon fios fiberoptic could see service disruptions i spoke with one worker here who has been on the job at verizon more than 20 years, take a listen to what he had to say. they want to be able to out source jobs american jobs to other countries and want to be able to move me away from our family at a moment's notice. they want to be able to tell me one night that the next morning i have to report somewhere in virginia and someone in maine. verizon says quote our goal is to continue providing good jobs with competitive wages andbenefits and make the wire line business more successful now and in the future. union leadership needs to be realistic and work with us to help make that happen. now the company and union say smartphone customers should not be affected by the strike back
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these people who walked off the job, verizon says part of its contingency plan they've trained thousands of nonunion workers to do their jobs like working in call centers and repairing telephone poles. andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. thanks. active scene out there that's for sure. a brooklyn judge convenes a special hering in connection with the trial of former nypd officer peter liang the lawyer says the conviction should be set aside because one juror did not reveal his father served time for manslaughter that juror will be questions due to be sentenced tomorrow. sentencing for brenden cronan off duty and drunk when he open fire, one man nearly died he pled guilty to
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life behind bars. another hold up by a man another hold up by a man wanted in a series of knife point robberies in nassau county. >> we have video of the suspect, janelle burrell is live in north valley stream with more janelle. >> police say this man is strategic waits until after dark the make this move this is about 9:30 police are releasing these wanted posters across long island hoping to find this man before he has the opportunity to strike again. >> police say the suspect waited until he was sure that the employee in the carvel on dutch broadway was alone before he walked in, armed with a 6- inch knife demanding the employee open the register cleaning out the cash before leaving the robber captured on this surveillance video back in march apparently has a sweet spot for choosing his targets. investigators say of the 9 robberies, six were dunkin' donuts on long island. police say the spree started at a dunkin' donuts on march first. a day later, he is accused of holding up an employee in planeview over the last seven weeks detectives say he robbed stores in east meadow and ocean side this past sunday it was this franchise. the same man is also the suspect for similar robberies at a subway and 7-eleven described as a black man between 25 and 30 years old 6 feet tall, 170 pounds wearing a dark colored hooded jacket dark scarf or bandanna across his face. sunglasses, gloves and blue baggy jeans. now police say it is not clear the total amount of cash that this man has managed to get away but nobody has been hurt
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police offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest. reporting live this morning from north valley stream long island. janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. two university basketball players are charged with grand larceny and criminal mischief police say senior and sophomore broke into a fellow student's car last wednesday and took $5,000 in cash. both students playing stony brooke's first ncaa tournament against kentucky. >> we have an update of a potentially dangerous case of hording remove 9 shopping carts filled with belongings, the city first took responsibility for moving it but determined the property belonged to the railroad, amtrak says it will remove the carts within the next two days. it is 6:09 the democrats
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the way you pay for your subway ride could change. these rare and incredibly expensive bottles about to hit the auction block. >> we have great weather to look forward to a little cool for the kids as they head out stepping into a chill sunshine today and over the next few numbers climbing too traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. breyers natural vanilla. milk and fresh cream and only sustainably farmed vanilla. breyers has fresh cream, sugar and milk.
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. we welcome you back, listening to led zepelin, it is a beautiful shot out there here at 6:12. 40 degrees it is time for traffic and weather on the 2's let's get right over to johnny. >> really is pretty we'll see more pretty skies sun rise sunset even if your name isn't tethia. cool, 37, 39 north shore, river head, very cool around the hamptons we have cooler readings 29, 35, i want to just kind of salute the weather watchers because it is just beautiful picture after beautiful picture of the sunset
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wet way we started the day just gorgeous and we'll see another pretty sunset scenario tonight so i appreciate that that again that part of the jersey shore you look over the bay and see the sunset we appreciate that high pressure is going to be the driving force over the next few days, now the process underway right now is scattering, the length of the uv wave through the atmosphere and that's why you see those really pretty skies, clear and 40 winds out of the north at 6 relative humidity at 51%. scattering if you want to look something up and have fun with it that's how you manage to paint the sky pink at certain times that's how in theold days, the changing color of the sky. 28 in monroe, i'm just kind of nerdy that way 29 in madison,
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31 at lunchtime, still cool, if you have a bit of a breeze you'll feel it 57 your high this afternoon that's 3 degrees below normal. technically it can be hot this time of the year the record is an oldsmobile 88 set back in 1977 we'll not see records at all this is a nice kind of gradual warm up over the next few days you can see skies are clear right now, not only here but right out your window it is a big ridge of high pressure so we'll see quiet conditions looking good after a chilly start tomorrow it is a chilly start but then another win with great weather and then for your friday we'll keep them coming hard to break down that ridge that means even into and through the weekend it is dry weather but that warm up will continue the winds will shift around the high so you see the
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it is late chance for rain which we'll definitely need by rain we could use rain now just won't see it. thank you, john. good morning everyone we are having trouble on the road start in the bronx where we have an accident right now blocking the left lane on the northbound major degan expressway at 230th street we have delays to fordham road that could get worse before it gets better, we head to brick new jersey where the garden state park way closedded at exit 90 and that's causing delays back to exit 91 for your morning commute. taking a live look in queens we have a long island expressway getting heavy westbound from queens boulevard to utopia, lots of company as you head in that direction. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide, chris and mary over to you. to campaign 2016 it is a busy day for all the candidates who are holding events today john kasich attending in
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rally in pittsburgh. turns out trump's own children won't be among those voting in the primary after missing the registration deadline. tony is here with the story. >> new york has one of the most onerous rules in terms of registration requiring us almost a year ago. explaining the issue, evonca trump was incorrect had until october, four months after her father. i have a feeling she'll be voting in november for me. has a massive lead for cruz and kasich after outmaneuvers in colorado and elsewhere. cruz talked about that with radio host glen beck. donald's whole pitch is he is a great businessman and yet his campaign right now it appears he can't run a lemonade stand. i know the rules and it is stacked against me. john kasich sat down with scott pelley.
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hillary clinton if trump is a nominee you'll not work for him or campaign for him. let's wait to see who we have as a nominee. as for the democrats boll barding reporters with statements criticizing hillary clinton for taking speaking fees having a super pac, and supporting many trade deals. even accusing her of a credibility gap. >> our job is to stand up to these powerful special interests not to take their money. >> a top clinton aide took to twitter to slam sanders for cheap politics, flew to florida for fundraisers while her husband took to get out in new york. we have got to have a big vote for hillary next week if we do she'll be your president and you'll be glad. >> bernie sanders will hold a rally in washington square park tonight while hillary clinton who just scored an endorsement from the daily news heads to an event in the bronx they'll debate in brooklyn tomorrow night.
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replace cards with technology, being asked to bid for the project, the system will allow subway and bus riders to flash bank cards mobile devices or mta issued smart cards for payment. the system expected to be in place by 2020 with metro cards completely phased out by 2022. 18 minutes passed the hour a piece of star wars history sells for big bucks on the auction block. wait until you hear how
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. breaking news a live look from chopper two a group of verizon workers now on strike in midtown tens of thousands of workers are expected to take part in the lines like this one across the country today. we'll have a live report coming up in our next half hour. also happening today, the history in the form of presidential is hitting the auction block, selling off his connection of bottles in new york, each vintage bottle coincides with the presidential term and office starting with george washington in 1789 and 1977. you'd have to buy all 39 bottles as a set bidding starts at $100,000. from george washington? $100,000 $100,000 seems a
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thomas jefferson, you know he ran big bills he would import all kinds of wine from france. >> we didn't know who didn't like thomas jefferson, alexander hamilton. i hope this makes you smile. i'm going to tweet that. cheer and 40 winds out of the north, people saying why don't you just look out the window? sparta at 29, freezing in scarsdale, 32, cool around the hamptons as well. this afternoon i think you'll like it 57 a warm up thursday into friday and for the weekend big ridge of high pressure so we are anticipating numbers around 70. there will be some variation coastal communities you'll stay
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isn't that beautiful. all right. let's get a final look at traffic for us. just knowing that sunshine is coming we do have trouble on the roads today and the bronx unfortunately an accident with an over turned vehicle blocking at least one lane on the northbound major degan expressway at 230th street causing delays back to burnside avenue now this is causing heavy delays on the southbound side as well back to maclean avenue thebest is stick with the park way. the garden state park way closedded at exit 90 delays back to exit 91 alternate side parking is in effect today city wide chris and mary other to you. the golden state warriors are laser focus as they go for win number 73 getting the grizzlies with all time best regular season record. >> the mets ran out of magic
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playing game one in pittsburgh while the next season comes to an end as they host toronto and the yankees are in toronto. still playing host to the marlins hoping to turn it around after another loss wasn't because of noah who was brilliant with 7 innings of work. the yankees made a statement against the defending division champions the single scored the game in toranto winning 3-2. the season col to an end with carmelo anthony wearing streetclothes the knicks lose to the pacers by 12 and now wonder if melo has a future in new york. a legal dispute over one of
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history will now play in court. that's led zeppelin's 1971 hit stair way to heaven accusing copy write claiming they were lifted from a song in 1966, and released by the rock band spirit. the trial is set to begin may 10th in los angeles. we know how much an iconicjacket. >> donated a jacket for hans solo, sold for $191,000, some of the proceeds will go to epilepsy research at nyu medical center, his daughter has epilepsy and treated there. do you wear it after spending that much on a jacket? i think you have to.
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ahead in our next half hour. verizon workers upset with work conditions walk off the job here they are picketing in midtown. and holding up a carvel store in nassau account. a plan to move a plane goes terribly wrong, dramatic video as a crane collapses while
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. live from studio 46. this is cbs 2 news this morning. good morning, it is 6. 30 would you look at that, the sun is shining right on this wednesday april 13th, 40 degrees. happening right now, 36th street verizon employees. >> and a search for a crook for an appetite with cash. this thief apparently has a sweet spot for choosing its targets. right now hundreds of verizon employees hit the picket lines health care benefits and job securities andrea grymes live in the
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as of 30 minutes ago these workers are officially off the job at verizon, there are a few hundred out here in midtown we're on the ground let's send you up to chopper two which is live over the scene of midtown this morning around 6 a.m., 40,000 verizon workers from massachusetts to virginia walked off the job, the communications workers of america one of the unions representing the workers saying verizon wants to cut job security protections offshore jobs to mexico and philippines and require technicians to work away from home for as long as two months. union leaders say a strike mainly involves technicians who work on connecting telephone lines to homes customers using land lines not hooked up to verizon fiberoptic cables could see disruptions. one field technician said he has worked in the company for
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what he had to say. >> i've seen it, used to be a family company in the last 10 years, it is really changed, all about profit sharing instead of taking care of the customer and taking care of the families and men and women that work hard for the company. verizon says quote our goal is to provide good jobs with competitive wages and benefits and make a line successful now and in the future. leadership needs to be realistic and work with us to help make that happen. let's take you back live from chopper 2 over the scene here where you can see hundreds of workers on the picket line walking off the job this is one site on the east coast where verizon workers are on strike this morning the company and the unions do say smartphone customers should not be affected by this strike customers here say they are willing to be off the job for
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fair contract. live in midtown, cbs 2 news. all right thanks so much. 6:32 time for traffic and weather on the 2's, johnny. hi everybody we've got chilly start to the day we'll see a nice bright skies and ensnarls shy of what you would expect we're used to that clear and 40 right now, that's the warm reading in the city compared to the 30s and some reporting stations in the 20s this morning big ridge of high pressure keeps us dry so we'll see no rain over the next few days and gradual warm up hour by hour we've got you still in the 40s out the door you need that jacket 57 your sunny high this afternoon another cool one before we see more of a warm up over the next few days i can only bit the highways and biways. >> you would win that bet unfortunately getting very busy we start in the bronx we have
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vehicle blocking all lanes, all lanes closed on the northbound expressway that's a 230th street delays now back to west treemont avenue we have one lane blocked on the southbound side with emergency vehicles trying to help out too delays back to mcclean avenue, your best bet is to stick with the bronx river park way as alternate. we head to brick new jersey has the southbound garden state park way closed at exit 90 so we've got delays heading back to exit 91. let's take a live look outside the lincoln tunnel. 20 minute delay we have a slow down thesame story at all three hudson river crossings. if you are headed to the airport good news there, all a on or close to schedule. a brooklyn neighborhood is on high alert police say this man in the surveillance video tried to grab a girl as she was walking to school. valley castro reports from east
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covered up by a black hooded rain jacket the suspect in tuesday's attempted child abduction casually walks down the street in the surveillance video. police say he eventually caught up to an 11-year-old girl walking to school with 12-year- old brother near elton street and that's where police say he made his move. witnesses noticed the commotion. she was screaming and hollering and kicking. try to snatch the girl, but pulled away you know what i'm saying, he kept running. as the man grabbed the girl he exposed himself to her. >> >> my little girl is traumatized he was emotional and didn't want to show his face when he received a phone call thinking she had been
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those near by say the little girl was terrified after the incident. she looked like she was really hurt, really scared you know really shook up. police posted fliers of the wanted man all around the neighborhood worried residents wondered if the man is someone they've seen before. her father says his message to parents even if you have to miss an hour of work take your kids to school. residents hope the suspect is found soon. >> i just hope you stay away from these little girls in this neighborhood. police and witnesses say the man was last seen westbound, you are asked to call police if you recognize that man in the video. presidential candidates stopping in pennsylvania with the rally in pittsburgh while ted cruz will be north at a rally in erie john kasich is hosting a town hall in maryland as for the democrats bernie sanders will hold a rally in washington square park while
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the endorsement from the daily news heads to an event in the bronx. the democrats face off ahead of the new york primary next week. paul ryan has spoken and not running for president the house speaker told delegates hoping he would emerge as a nominee, saying the party can't decide on the nominee on the first ballot. a judge can be in a special hering in connection with the trial of former nypd officer peter liang. the lawyer says the conviction should be set aside because one juror did not reveal his father served time for manslaughter. liang is due to be sentenced tomorrow. and the sketch of a person wanted in an attack, in queens police say the suspect
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who was on her cell phone repeatedly punched her the suspect is described as a black woman 25 to 30 years old last seen wearing a gray and white shirt, blue jeans and work boots. a man facing murder charges after police say he fatally stabbed another man on the upper east side and apparent fight over a woman, he was taken into custody last night police say he stabbed his girlfriend's exboyfriend after the two began fighting on the corner yesterday morning 22- year-old died at the hospital. long island community is in mourning, 25-year-old had been walking along union boulevard in east islip yesterday morning police say the driver of the car jumped the curb hit a utility pole, family and
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>> everyone is heartbroken, boyfriend, especially i don't know how anyone is going to handle it. >> she was the best person you could ever think of, beautiful person and i loved her allot. >> the 50-year-old driver was treated for minor injuries officials say a medical condition may have caused her to veer off the road. two stony brook university basketball players charged with grand larceny, saying they broke into a fellow student's car last wednesday and took $5,000 in cash. played the first ever ncaa tournament game against kentucky just weeks ago during march madness. >> a man wanted for a series of robberies his latest where we held up an employee at knife point, this crook may have a sweet spot for his targets. a woman stranded in the wilderness for 9 days how this 72-year-old made it out alive.
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. new video of a -- they were moving the jet when the crane, listen for it, collapsed. slamming the 70-ton to the ground it was being moved for training purposes no injuries were reported but john you know what i like to say, what could possibly go wrong, you need a
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>> what a heartbreak, though. 70-tons. maybe run that through engineering first. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. today is scrabble day, i couldn't find my scrabble board so i brought boggle. boggle is a little loud so we'll just leave that right there. i forget how loud. scrabble is much softer than boggle it is also make lunch count day, go out there and enjoy it you'll see nice weather to eat outside over the next few days in the city right now look at this just beautiful. isn't that gorgeous? boggle box. we've got beautiful conditions this is on the cool side 40, that's the city north winds, it is cold in white plains at 32, it is cold in greenwich, cold in westport and fair field down
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where you're just at 26 these numbers compared to yesterday, it is 25 degrees colder than it was this time yesterday in the hamptons in the city you're still in the 40s as you head out and that means the kids in the suburbs 51 at lunchtime as we make the lunch count look at all that sun, 57 that's below what you'd expect this time of year the normal high is 60 the record is 88 set back in '77. sunsets at 7:34. pollen is bad, it is that time of year, tree pollen is hi, it stays that way right through the weekend with a big ridge of high pressure jumping into the future cast a few clouds will fill in tonight and that's about it, i mean it is high pressure. it blocks everything so even as we zoom out and take in more of the area, you get a sense of
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out to sea chance for rain is back monday into sunday through the weekend high pressure dominates so we are anticipating warmer days each and every day peaking sunday into monday. let's take a peak at the ride with kyla. good morning everyone, we are having major problems on the major degan jim smith is in chopper two above it all what can you see. kyla we catch a little bit of good news accident involving an over turned vehicle we had some lanes closed and now all lanes are open on the northbound degan by 230th street there are delays back to the cross bronx expressway also on the southbound degan there was one lane closed with police activity that's now the process of being reopen these delays take you back into yonkers. getting a little bit better out there. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide chris and mary over to you.
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by a man wanted in a series of hold ups in nassau county. the latest just last night. janelle burrell is live with more, janelle. mary, police say that this suspect has been busy here in nassau county that latest incident happening in this carvel around 9:30 last night police are searching for the suspect putting out these wanted posters hoping to catch him before he has a chance to strike again. >> police say the suspect waited until he was sure that the employee in the carvel in dutch broadway was alone in the store before he walked in demanding that the employee open the register cleaning out the cash before leaving. >> the robber captured on this
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targets six were dunkin' donuts on long island. >> police say the spree started in newhide park on march first a day later he is accused of holding up an employee in plainview over the last seven weeks detectives say he robbed stores in ocean and meadow side. and then it was this franchise. also for similar robberies in a subway and 7-eleven described as a black man between 25 and 30, 6 feet tall, 170 pounds wearing a dark colored hooded jacket dark scarf or bandanna, sunglasses gloves and blue baggy jeans. police say it is not clear just how much this man was able to make off with all 9 of these robberies police offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to an
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janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. facebook is expanding its messenger app for a hub for shopping news and entertainment saying it is working with more than 2 dozen companies, -- and questions give weather updates and help people order goods. a resourceful grandmother and dog are safe after being stranded for 9 days in the arizona desert, made a help sign, she got lost on the background when she ran out of gas she tried climbing several mountains to get to a phone area to get a signal but her battery died so he wound up drinking pond water and eating plants and a focus search began
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help sign. >> that ayres cue police copter landed i sat down and just bawled. >> lucky ball. when crews found rogers she was standing by a signal fire. two 10 month old sisters joined below the waist are recovering after separating them, they share colon and bladders that to be reconstructed a team of specialists worked for months to prepare for the operation, it lasted about 15 hours. >> every surgeon may never see this in his or her lifetime. everyone that does one may never get to do another one. >> they have an identical triplet who was born without any health issues. time is now 6:49 still ahead a sign of the times you
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will be a piece of new york history we'll explain. first steve obermayer has this morning's sports up date. the rangers play off series with the penguins starts tonight, while the nats season comes to an end. the knicks ended with a loss the yanks won and mets dropped their fourth straight. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she fought in the senate to end racial profiling and discriminatory sentencing. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements.
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hillary clinton.
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. 6:52. should we hand him the mic? all yours. we have beautiful skies out there right now, 40 degrees, it is chilly to start we've got readings in the 20s and 30s the frost and freeze advisories will wrap up around 8 the damage is done now, look, 28 it is chilly out the door here is what's in store. mid to upper 50s a little bit below normal, that trend will turn around we're at 60 tomorrow, 6 is on friday and hot digity dog, chris is right i think that's good news. any good traffic news, kyla? things have gotten better we have a few problems in brick
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turned vehicle causing delays back to exit 91. as we check pass transit everything is on or close to schedule metro north, new jersey transit. we have a 45 minute delay the lincoln tunnel, the holland is better just a 20 minute wait for you there alternate side parking is in effect city wide. new status for the pepsi cola sign in long island city queens designated an official new york city landmark that means now protected by law from alteration, relocation and demolition. the 50-foot sign was first constructed in the 1940's on the roof of the pepsi bottle plant reconstructed after storm damage in '93 the plant closed in 1999. >> can't miss that sign, though. let's check in with "cbs this morning," joining us with the preview, great to see the both of you.
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is back, she is tired? tired from what, gale? >> we want to know the details. she is tan, she's rested, caffeinated. >> tan and ready to go. new hair and everything. good to see you guys. charlie rose got jokes this morning good to see you chris and mary. and the founder shawn parker donates $250 million to fight cancer we'll take a closer look at the largest donation for immuno therapy. and making minds safer to a prosthetic leg we'll take you to the science fair and a new cookbook out which will be good for you because you like to cook. >> no i don't. you should know that. >> i got wrong information so maybe we'll both learn some things today because she has a
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>> having a cookbook does not make you a good cook. that's true. but she can actually cook. >> we'll see you guys in a few minutes. i can't wait to see you. what you need to know
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next. . a live look at midtown where verizon employees are on strike, skipping on health care benefits and out source jobs, the goal is to provide good jobs with competitive benefits wireless service should not be affected. a man wanted in a series of knife point robberies in nassau county strikes again, he held up the carvel store last night accused of at least 9 robberies since march first including hold ups at 6 dunkin' donuts shops. a judge convenes a hearing in connection with a trial of peter liang convicted of manslaughter, the lawyer wants a new trial because one juror could not reveal his father servedded time for manslaughter. traffic. we have unfortunately an
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new jersey with the garden state park way closed at exit 90, delays back to exit 91 taking a look at the bridge a 45 minute delay there. >> chilly start it is going to be a nice day high pressure rules shooting for 57 and a warm up over the next few days peak heat coming in this weekend, enjoy. thanks so much we'll have another check of news and weather and traffic in 25 minutes. "cbs this morning" is next have a great wednesday. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, april 13th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump says the republican nomination process is rigged and corrupt. the head of the gop says give us

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