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live from studio 46, this is cbs 2 news at noon. >> good afternoon. i'm chris wragge. and i'm mary calvi. a speeding car raced onto a front yard and flipped over. the search is on for the driver. >> reporter: good afternoon. the car has been towed and you can see the damage. the fence is down and the lighting and the sprinkler system wrecked from a car that flipped over about 1:00 this morning. the driver took off and it was caught on surveillance video. basically still rocking. >> he woke up to the sight of a
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the driver was nowhere to be found. he went to the surveillance system with 16 cameras and there it was. you see a flash blasting past the fence. that's the car crashing through and rolling over on the grass. seconds later you see the driver running away from several different angles. >> and he came around the corner too fast. you could see the tire tracks in their driveway and then he went to this house and got airborne and flipped over three times and ended up in the front yard. >> they found the vehicle was stolen and they located two cell phones in the car. >> reporter: it's not the first time that a vehicle has veered out of control. years ago one landed in a swimming pool. and that's why he's lobbied for a traffic circle in front of his house. >> so we can slow the traffic down and they still speed.
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were on the trail of the driver this morning but so far no arrest. take a good look at the surveillance video and call with any information. for decades, he hosted an elaborate and well known christmas display on his front lawn. and his investment in the surveillance system will pay off if the videotape helps police catch the driver. reporting live, cbs 2 news. new at noon, a secret is now out in the open. the judge unsealed documents that show the government had evidence that silver conducted extra marital affairs. the lawyer told cbs 2 these are
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that have no place in public discussion. he'll be sentenced in may in the corruption case. read the document on our website at to campaign 2016 and four of the five candidates are back on the campaign trail in new york state. and one is hoping to sway voters from europe. >> reporter: bernie sanders flew to rome overnight. and hillary clinton meantime flies to california for a fundraiser with george clooney tonight. she held an event first closer to home. hillary clinton stumped in east harlem reaching out to minority voters her rival, bernie sanders reaches out to catholics long distance. he arrived in rome for a conference at the vatican. the self-proclaimed democratic socialist is trying to make the case that his views are similar to those of pope francis.
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the fiery debate where they attempted to sway undecideds. >> reporter: bernie sanders -- a game changing moment. he doesn't just need to win. he needs to win big. and without changing the tone, that might be hard to do. >> reporter: all three republican candidates are campaigning in upstate new york. john kasich will hold another town hall this afternoon in utica. and ted cruz is holding three events, including a rally in rochester. and donald trump has rallies including one in hartford. both trump and clinton are also the most disliked candidates voters. unfavorable. and 54 view linton unfavorably.
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night's democratic debate. 95 delegates are up for grabs for republicans, and 24/7 delegates for the democrats. we are learning more about the four soldiers badly injured when their humvee flipped on the new jersey turnpike. >> reporter: investigators today working to figure out what happened in the moments leading up to the crash that caused this military humvee to overturn, landing on its roof, trapping four army reserve soldiers inside. the soldiers based in queens remain at robertwood johnson hospital. 25-year-old debra perez of
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critical. and marcos santana of condition. the accident happened on the brunswick. pieces of the military humvee strewn across the highway, causing over concerned drivers to pull over. >> my first instinct was to run to the scene and make sure everybody was okay. >> he said he and others tried to free the soldiers trapped beneath is wreckage as they waited for emergency responders to arrive. >> we were trying to see if we could lift the humvee. >> reporter: witnesses tell us they noticed one of the wheels was detached. and investigators are trying to determine whether or not the wheel came off before or after the accident as they try to
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from new brunswick, new jersey, janelle burrell. >> the commander released a statement saying thoughts and prayers are with the families. firefighters were on forest street this morning returning hours ago. flames broke out inside a vacant home and the fire spread to other houses. two were occupied. firefighters left at midnight and then the flames rekindled. one firefighter had burns to his neck and the fires are under investigation. >> a brooklyn teen was left injured after a routine trip to the mall. it happened when he stopped to look at e-cigarettes. >> reporter: after five days of recover in a hospital bed, the 14-year-old boy is left with permanent injuries after he was blinded and maimed by an exploding e-cigarette.
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>> reporter: he have at the shopping center with friends and they approached a kiosk. >> the guy was showing me different products and when he gave it to me to hold it exploded in my hands and face. >> reporter: he now wears sunglasses after shrapnel went into his eyes. >> my left eye i can't see in my cornea. >> reporter: he released he was bleeding. oh, my god, is this blood? and i started crying. >> reporter: his attorney plans to sue the shopping center and the kiosk. >> they don't ask for i.d. or anything. and they are showing different products. there's no signs, and it's illegal to sell these products to anyone under the age of 21.
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about age restrictions. valorie castro, cbs 2 news. much more coming up on cbs 2 news at noon. a miracle after the rumble in japan. an infant is found alive in a collapsed home. one of the members of the manson family convicted of murder has a chance of getting out of prison. paroled. bright blue skies and great spring numbers. we have a forecast i think
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weekend. rescue crews are searching for anyone who may still be trapped after a powerful earthquake hit southern japan last night. overnight workers saved a baby from a collapsed home. lucy craft has the incredible video. >> you can see the panic at the tv station in kumamoto. >> it hit the island before 9:30 p.m. thursday night. there have been more than 100 after shocks, some almost as
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the tremors are slowing down rescue efforts, and teams were able to save an 8-month-old baby from a collapsed home. it took six hours to reach the baby who has been reunited with her parents. it's unclear how many more people could be trapped under debris. hundreds have been forced from homes that have been destroyed or are too unstable. 44,000 were seeking shelter. japan's meteorological agency says additional tremors could last for another week. lucy craft, cbs, tokyo. >> this quake was the most powerful since 2011. a panel has recommended that leslie van houten be recommended for parole. the panel agreed that she's
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committed her crimes under manson's mind control. it's unlikely the governor will sign off on the release. >> no governor who wants to maintain his or her legacy and credibility with voters in the state legislature will agree to the parole of a manson family member. >> she's been ready for a long time. it really should have happened a long time ago. >> before it gets to the governor. another parole board will review the decision. a former priest is facing charges that he killed a young woman who went to him for confession. why is he arrested now?
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weekend forecast. at stop & shop, shoppers are discovering low prices by the thousands, plus a thousand more that just dropped. all these low prices! what are you trying to do,
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no. just trying to save you a whole lot of "bread." [ laughter ] thousands of blue tags, thousands of low prices. my stop & shop. he say's we should punish women who have abortions. there has to be some form of punishment. that mexicans who come to america are rapists.
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and that we should ban muslims from coming here at all. total and complete shut down. donald trump say's we can solve americas problems by turning against each other. it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. %c1 forecast. and we bring in john elliott. this is going to be good. >> it is. it's beautiful right now, can't wait. and then this afternoon sweet. tomorrow nicer, and i tell you, sunday will be nice as well. numbers warmer than this time yesterday. a lot of readings in the mid- 50s.
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monroe. 56degrees with sunny skies. and happy anniversary. 49th anniversary. way to go. and just last saturday turned 80. looking good, george. we appreciate that. and now went to focus on the great pictures. charlie and mark and gentleman 19. the bees are out there and getting busy. they have to do their job. watch out for that. be mindful. beautiful sun. this is way up in ulster county. look at the visibility. and you can see for miles. how much wood would a wood duck chuck if a wood duck could chuck audio. >> love the pictures. the in the city sunny 57. cooler in the hamptons.
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4 degrees warmer than we were. 62 yesterday. and let's go for 64 today. above normal, uh-huh. we're staying there. sun sets at 7:36. the pollen is normal for pollen to be high and somewhat oppressive this time of year. be ready for that. radar and satellite, almost kind of an exercise in finding the rain. where is the rain? it's a big ridge of high pressure. the breeze will keep long island cooler. let's see where the rain is over the next seven days. look at this thing. it's blocking all of the rain. there's a hint of a shower on tuesday, next tuesday. so we're mindful of that for the election. and then it's relatively quiet after that. i mean, this is a long process. the ridge is reluctant to leave. we're happy, happy is a byproduct. 64 today. and 44 tonight. and it's going to be chilly overnight.
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don't forget that. might want to wait on getting the plants outside. and then you got to get outside tomorrow, sunday, monday. cooler if you're going off to the island with the sea breeze and still very nice. >> it's just perfect. >> gardening? >> i'm doing chores. >> thank you, john. >> to find out the weather any time download the cbs new york weather app. get the forecast, check live tar, and send us your weather pictures and video. it's free. a murder trial 50-years in the making. a former priest is accused of murdering a woman decades ago. she came to him for confession. >> richard celestialen engineer has the story. >> reporter: on a rainy evening last month, a long suspected killer was brought back to texas to be tried by the district attorney.
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a wait of 56 years, it's the beginning of bringing justice to the community. john fiat has been indicted for the alleged murder of -- >> the 84-year-old former priest told a judge what he's always said. >> not guilty, yes or no. >> irene's relative was just a child? 1960 when irene was found murdered in a canal. >> i'm praying for john fite to go deep inside himself and do what is right, confess. >> reporter: fite was the prime suspect from early on and the case went cold until 2002 when this man stepped forward. >> i covered up the evidence. i'm sorry for what i did.
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who says that in 1963. fite arrived at his monastery young woman. and gagged her. as he left he could hear her breathe. >> reporter: john fite remained a free man for decades until now. >> and richard schlessinger joins us now. any new evidence? >> reporter: we caulked to the prosecutors and there is new evidence. because this is a difficult case because it's old. they didn't want to share the evidence. but they presented it to the grand jury and the grand jury returned the indictment finally after 56 years against john fite. >> what do we know about john fite in the years before the arrest?
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we went out there to confront him about this. he's left the priesthood. he was married and was working for a catholic charity. he was known as a very compassionate, peaceful, loving man. and all of this came as a shock to people who knew him out there. >> thank you, richard. and watch the report, the last confession on 48 hours tomorrow night right here on cbs 2 at 10:00. the annual firefighter calendar. and the 2017 edition has a
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find out next. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy.
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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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fresh off her successful 1989 tour, taylor swift is revealing what is on her to do list. she's thinking about launching a fashion line. swift also said she wants to be a well rounded person and that means learning cpr and being able to make a good drink. coming up at 5:00. attacked while doing his job. the question two men asked a
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punched him in the face and see what he did next. >> the hidden ingredient found in one bag of coffee that's worth more than $50,000. those stories and much more beginning at 5:00. the fire department has released the calendar of heroes and a big change. two calendars in one. for the first time it features 12 months of men, and 12 months of women. the fire commissioner says the calendar represents all the fdny heroes and paramedics. signing calendars. mary and john, we're racing out of here as soon as we're done with the broadcast. there you see it. twelve months of men, 12 months of women. show. >> i'm sure the line is long.
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>> billy: what happened? >> phyllis: you know, everything's just going to hell. >> billy: the lawsuit? [ sighs ] so, who was it -- jack or


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