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it's 4:30. 52degrees on this monday, april 18th.
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are in store for cool weather. good morning. i am chris wragge. >> and i am mary calvi. we begin with a scare on campus. >> new information this morning on the lockdown in westchester. last night, students told to stay inside while police searched for a possible armed man on campus. we are live with more this morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. students will be able to go back to class. those who live and work on campus will be able to get back to business this morning but it's a far cry from what happened right here last night. during the heightened safety alert, students and staff were told to stay indoor as police searched the campus. >> they are undergoing a search for an alleged suspect who was armed and reportedly fled the campus. >> reporter: around 8:00 last night before the campus wide safety alert, video was shot by a person in the apartments.
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you can hear multiple people arguing and discussing what's unfolding in front of them. >> he's got a gun on him. >> get down. >> i don't have -- >> get down. >> get down. >> reporter: shortly after hearing the conversation, you can see a man running away, no word if that's the person alleged to have a gun -- >> we have no reports of any shots fired on campus. >> reporter: college officials say no one was injured. in their search, police set up check points at entrances and exits of the college. every car was inspected. they did not find the person who was allegedly carrying the firearm. >> all the information that we have right now supports that the person fled the campus through the woods. >> reporter: the campus has been checked and cleared. last night the administration assured students and faculty that the school is safe. >> we are anticipating a full start of classes, regular
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>> reporter: and police have not found that person who was allegedly carrying a gun. officials say there is no threat here on campus. cbs 2 news. >> thank you. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> man, we are anticipating the warmest day of the week to be today. the city right now feels great. around the area, there's a chill in the area. another warm-up and then a cool start to the day. in new york right now, clear and 52. winds out of the west at 3 miles per hour. clear skies dominate. ample sun today. clouds on the increase late today overnight into the first part of your tuesday. and could see a little light rain or drizzle. by lunchtime, you're well above normal, 72. 76 at 2:00. 5:00 and i'm being guarded at 78. i bet i hit 80 at my place across the river.
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but let's get you all over the place. yeah, lots of smiles for the weather and traffic as well. just a few road closures. we have the saw mill river parkway, closed until 5:00 a.m. shut between exits 29 and 27. so you are detoured on to marble avenue to get around. the midtown tunnel, one tube shut for construction until 5:30. the other tube, taking traffic in both directions. and the hudson river crossing, the gw bridge looking good new york city delays at the lincoln or holland so far. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. new york is now the main focus of campaign 2016, a day before voting in tuesday's presidential primary. >> that means the candidates are making last-minute pitches for your vote. >> reporter: down in the polls but not hype, democratic candidate bernie sanders was
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his hometown of brooklyn by more than 28,000 spectators. the vermont senator urged supporters to not count him out yet. >> this is a campaign that a year ago was considered a fringe candidacy, 70 points behind secretary clinton. well, they don't consider us fringe anymore. [ applause ] >> reporter: hillary rodham clinton let loose campaigning in washington heights sunday, hoping for a victory dance in her home state on primary day. the latest battleground tracker poll has clinton leading sanders 53% to 43%, making an appearance on staten island, clinton tried to appeal to both parties out thing herself as a candidate who could reach across party lines to get things done. >> i will seek common ground but stand my ground. that's the combination you want in an elected representative.
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front, ted cruz is closing in on donald trump's delegate count after sweeping all 14 wyoming delegates at the state's convention. trump rallying on staten island isn't phased. >> well, it's a rigged election. i can't imagine any new yorker voting the cruz. >> reporter: ohio governor john kasich dismissed trump's allegations that the gop process is rigged. >> it's the way it works. it's like saying i made an 83 on my math test and i should get an a because i think it's rigged because you have to make a 90 to get an a. >> reporter: cruz is in second place with 21% and kasich last with 19% but cruz's camp is hopeful trump's hometown advantage won't be enough to clinch the nomination. >> it's easy to talk about making america great again.
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but the real question is, do you understand the principals and values that made america great in the first place? >> bernie sanders will visit long island city. and john kasich is upstate. growing concerns about violent homeless people after a times square worker is attacked on the job. police say the 26-year-old stabbed a times square maintenance worker in the neck with a pair of scissors yesterday morning on the corner of 47th and 8th avenue. the homeless man was then arrested in the violent robbery attempt. regs say they're concerned. >> there's a lot of mentally ill here and they need help. i wouldn't say people need to be afraid but just be aware of your surroundings. >> the nypd is searching for another homeless man in a bloody murder on friday.
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four officers discharged their weapons in yesterday's fatal police shooting in queens. police say plain clothed officer approached a man on 135th street as he stood outside holding an open bottle of alcohol. and investigators say the man started to flee despite commands to. so they say he reached for a gun -- commands to stop and they say he reached their gun and they fired. >> someone lost a family member and it's not cool. >> family members have identified the man as a father of five visiting from maryland. new video of a wild fight outside a brooklyn restaurant. a group of men seen swinging bar stools during a brawl outside on myrtle avenue. police say the group punched, kicked and stabbed a 26-year- old man. that man is now in critical condition at the hospital. police say they are looking for
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now to the devastating earthquake in ecuador. the death toll now stands at 272 with more than 2500 others hurt. those numbers are expected to -- >> most of the people just have this anxiety on what they can do to help their folks back home. >> my heart is with them. i pray for all of them. >> more than 135 aftershocks followed the earthquake and officials are warning that residents should brace themselves for stronger aftershocks in the coming days. still ahead, the frantic search for a stolen pet. >> by the time i was done with the delivery, i realized my puppy was gone. >> one man's search to find his best friend with a special skill. also ahead, find out what first lady michelle obama will
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and a show of support for a little boy left heart broken on his birthday. how he is paying it forward. weather-wise, mild air in place, sunny again, flirting with 80 and then temperatures
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the forecast coming up for you. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon.
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crews worked to clear the airports yesterday. more than 850 flights were canceled saturday after nearly a foot of snow fell. there's dangers of possible avalanches as snow continues to pile up in the rocky mountains. that. and we have it good here. >> and on the other side of plains. this blocking ridge of high pressure is keeping them wet and unsettled while we enjoy and the weather watchers chiming in too with nice reports this morning. it's cooler circling the area, you have 46, 47. anthony has 47. and anthony and bob, a fellow weather watcher remembering the 1906 great san francisco earthquake on this day in history. heading up north, readings in the 30s. 39, cooler there, 47. this is walter and he's looking forward to a possible 80-degree day.
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yeah, have you heard the thing about the green moon this week? there's no such thing. just in case you were wondering. and i appreciate this from gina as well, beautiful view of the tappan zee bridge. maybe you are tooling around in new jersey, great weather. and more of the same today. and then some. it's actually going to be warmer today by a few degrees. and a big good morning to maria and eddie watching in courtland manner. i know they watch every morning starting at 4:30. eddie, we appreciate that. see you on facebook later. clear and 52, winds out of the west at 3 miles per hour. cool spot the hampton, 30. 45 in white plains. 32 in belmar. and without exception, it's a little or a lot warmer than yesterday. so i do think we will see numbers warmer than they were. we're going to be really close
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just to the west, and even parts of the hudson valley, you will see 80 today. not unprecedented but well above normal. nice and clear and bright right now. here's the big ridge of high pressure. flooding rains through texas and oklahoma. they have cleared the snow from the front range of the rockies but it can't break through. and finally we see evidence of a change tonight with some clouds. could even see drizzle tomorrow morning. that's about it. and then the front does break through, basically just results in some cooler temperatures. i think it's a little bit more pronounced into new england but we will see the numbers retreat as we work our way into the middle part of the week. 78, cooler along the coast, warmer to the west. overnight tonight, you're looking at 54 out the door. the chance of a light shower north. odds are not low. but it ushers in cooler readings. coolest day wednesday and rain back by friday which we need. you need to get there on time. it's monday, what's going on?
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happy monday everybody. we're not seeing accidents so far. but we do have road closures. pleasantville, the saw mill river parkway is closed until 5:00 a.m. for a long-term construction project. it's shut between exits 27 and 29. live look outside at the new jersey turnpike, newark liberty, that area moving well in both directions. mass transit, good news there, everything on or close to schedule. and looking good on long island railroad too. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. mary, over to you,. >> thank you. here's a quick look at some of the stories making news this morning. it's back to court today for a man accused in a drunk driving wrong-way crash that killed nypd detective paul duncan. he has been held without bail since she was charged with vehicular manslaughter in the
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it's day six of a strike by nearly 40,000 verizon workers. pinellas be headed to a rally midtown. workers have been without a contract since august. first lady michelle obama will be in harlem on thursday for college signing day. the event is aimed at encouraging young people to pursue their education past high school. a heart broken owner is going to great lengths to find his companion. >> reporter: he is on a mission to find his missing best friend. >> the dog goes with me where ever i go. >> reporter: the truck driver from new jersey put up 300 fliers in bronx this weekend, offering a $300 reward for the 14-month-old dog. >> i've been looking ever since. >> reporter: how does that make you feel? >> real bad.
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when he says he was making a delivery to a bronx business when somebody went into the cab of the truck, stole his gps and his beloved dog. >> by the time i was done with the delivery, i realized my puppy was gone. >> reporter: he is diabetic and says the dog can sense when his blood sugar starts going up. >> basically he trained it's a life-saver. >> reporter: he fears professional dog thieves may be to blame and got a call from a mystery man who demanded $200 but the man never called back. >> i can't get to sleep. i'm not going to work tomorrow. and i'm going to keep looking for him because he's my buddy. >> reporter: truly man's best friend. cindy hsu, cbs 2 news. >> he may have been spotted yesterday but there's been no
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an admissions error is causing controversy. the university mistakenningly notified more than 5,000 students that they were send even though their applications had not been fully reviewed. the school sent a second email about three hours late area poll apologizing for the mistake. stock futures are down today. the dow is up 1.8% on the week. in friday's session, energy companies sank with the price of oil. the dow jones industrial average lost 28 points. the nasdaq composite dropped by 7. the s&p 500 lost by 2. today is tax and a millions of americans face a midnight deadline to file their income tax returns with the irs. the traditional april 15th deadline was moved giving taxpayers an extra three days to file. it remembers president abraham lincoln's signing of the dc emancipation act back in 1826.
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the prime services on a monthly basis. services include access to free ship, a music library, the cost is $10.99 a month. in addition, they are selling access to the just streaming tv shows and movies for $8.99 a month. that's seen as direct competition for netflix and hulu. the annual price for all services remains $99 a year. pennsylvania is now the 24th state to legalize the use of medical marijuana. overnight the building going green to celebrate the occasion. officials say it could take up to two years for dispensaries to open statewide. marathon. we are live as runners prepare in mind. but first, a slithering surprise in queens. where this eight-foot long python was left unattended.
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time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> good morning, chris. it's a study in contrast. we have a frost advisory until 8:00 a.m. for the east end. that's where the heat escapes. you will see that dip tonight into tomorrow. elsewhere, we are kicking off the work week with another warm beauty. can't rule out a shower late tonight and early tomorrow. and then the temperatures are going to slide back through midweek. and then they bounce right back. better chance for rain by the end of the week. and there's variety, some folks in the upper 60s. and then the low 80s to the west. 78 in the city. definitely warmer than yesterday. likely today the warmest day of the week as well. first day of your work week, let's get you there. >> thank you. we have a disabled truck in brooklyn now this morning. and it is causing trouble blocking one lane on the southbound bqe at metropolitan avenue. and pleasantville, further
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parkway is closed in both directions until 5:00 a.m. it's shut between exits 27 and 29. and drivers will be detoured on to marble avenue to get around. at the queens midtown tunnel, one tube is shut for construction. that's just until 5:30 a.m. the other tube taking traffic in both directions. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. flames ripped through a los angeles junk yard sending plumes of black smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles away. it took about 150 firefighters more than two hours to bring the fire under control yesterday. at least 15 vehicles were destroyed. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. well, people living in a queens building got a slithering sunday surprise. someone found a large snake in a cage. the eight-foot long python was left unattended inside the building. police were called in to
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>> where did it come from? >> we need back-up. 12 unit, quick. a student demanding an apology from southwest airlines. what he said happened that got him kicked off the flight. first, jungle book has a huge opening weekend. much more than the bear necessities.
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this. if anything happens to that kid, i'll never forgive myself. >> the jungle book surpassing all box office expectation, opening with the second april debut ever. >> the disney classic takes place with nearly 1 to $304 million. barbershop came in second with just over $20 million. and the boss earned just over $10 million. batman verses superman rounding
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the jungle book, director from queens. >> that's the reason why. >> yeah, that's it. >> and bill murray i think helped too. >> the advertising campaign was great. >> said on friday it was going to make big bucks. 80 in spots? >> i think so. probably 79 in the city. >> how about the commute? >> so far, so good but a disabled vehicle. still ahead, the day's top stories including campaign 2016, tomorrow, new yorkers head to the polls for the primary election. but the latest poll shows where they stand with the voters. plus, a campus briefly on lockdown.
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seconds. wall street banks shower washington politicians with campaign contributions and speaking fees. and what do they get for it? a rigged economy. tax breaks and bailouts. all held in place by a corrupt campaign finance system. and while washington politicians are paid over $200,000 an hour for speeches they oppose raising the living wage to fifteen dollars an hour.
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but not even fifteen bucks an hour for all americans. enough is enough. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. coming up on 5:00 a.m. a look at those temperatures. it's a warm monday morning, april 18th. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. but first, today marks the eve of new york's primary election. how the candidates are making a last-minute push to win over voters. and the campus placed on lockdown. the big scare that prompted police to tell students to stay indoors. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i am mary calvi. welcome to cbs 2 news this morning. one day before we vote in the new york state primary election --
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busy making last-minute pitches for support. janelle burrell is live in newsroom with more. >> reporter: good morning, mary and chris. new york certainly proving to be pivotal in this race. 95 delegates up on the republican side. 247 for the democrats. and the candidates are fighting for every last vote they can earn before tomorrow. hillary rodham clinton hoping to be able to dance her way to victory tomorrow. the democratic front-runner in washington heights sunday, one of multiple stops as they makes her final push ahead of tuesday's critical vote in her adopted home state. >> if you will stand with me and vote for me on tuesday, i will stand for and fight for you. >> reporter: her rival bernie sanders back in his hometown burrow of brooklyn rallying crowed of 28,000. he trails clinton by 10 points
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still determined to pull off an empire state upset. >> with your help on tuesday, we're going to win right here in new york state. >> reporter: in the republican race, ted cruz making it tougher for front-runner donald trump, sweeping all 14 delegates in wyoming's weekend primary. trump is trouncing his competitors in the latest polls here in new york but urging voters not to take the numbers for granted. >> that vote is so vital and we have to win by big numbers because we have a system that's absolutely rigged. >> reporter: cruz's camp is hopeful trump's advantage won't be enough to clinch the republican nomination. both he and john kasich mocking trump and trump's complaints about the nominating process. >> i mean, come on. act like, you know, like you're a professional. be a pro. >> it's easy to talk about making america great again. you can even print that on a baseball cap.
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you understand the principles and values that made america great in the first place? >> reporter: kasich will make stops in syracuse. cruz will make appearances in manhattan before heading to maryland. and clinton will be in midtown while bernie sanders will make stops in long island city today. trump will also be in manhattan before heading upstate to buffalo. chris and mary -- >> thank you so much. how about we get to traffic and weather on the 2s. it's like summer out there today. >> absolutely. feels like it. a preview this weekend and then the peak heat of the day will be today. nice and bright, clear sky, we will see warm temperatures here, 51, wind out of northeast at 3 miles per hour. there's variety around the area. cool around the hamptons in fact. some readings in the 20s and 30s. you get the wild swings, a big ridge of high pressure, evidence of that right there blocking the wet weather. there's a chance some of the clouds break flu maybe a little bit of light rain north of the
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76, smack dab in the middle of the afternoon. and 78 your high. that's in the city. warmer to the west. and then some cooler numbers to the east. yeah, definitely more of a summer feel today. it feels like you're still going to be okay if you listen to kyla. >> that's right. we have a disabled truck. this is causing trouble in brooklyn. it's blocking one lane on the southbound bqe at metropolitan avenue. and then we head north to pleasantville. and we have the saw mill river parkway. this is closed in both directions but it's a long term construction project shut between exits 27 and 29. so drivers will be detoured around on marble avenue. we have a problem in queens due to the a train with mechanical problems at beach 60th street, northbound a trains running with delays. al park. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. now to a scare on the campus in westchester.
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last night's student lockdown. cbs 2 news' magdalena doris live on campus with more this morn. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. this is the dorm where someone was able to capture video of what led up before the campus- wide search for a man with a gun. police have not found that person. during the safety alert, students and staff were told to stay indoors as local and state police searched the campus. >> an alleged suspect who was armed and reportedly fled the campus. >> reporter: around 8:00 before the campus-wide safety alert, video was shot by a person in the apartments. it captured audio of the altercation. you can hear multiple people arguing and discussing what's unfolding in front of them. >> he's got a gun on him. >> get down. get down. >> i don't want to pull -- >> get down. >> i don't have a gun. >> get down. >> i don't have a gun. >> reporter: shortly after
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can see a man running away, no word if that's the person alleged to have a gun or a bystander. >> we have no reports right now of any shots fired on campus. >> reporter: college officials say no one was injured in the altercation. in their search, police set up check points. at the entrances and exits of the college, every car was inspected. they did not find the person who was allegedly carrying that firearm. >> all the information that we have right now supports that the person fled the campus through woods. >> reporter: er the campus has been checked and cleared. last night the administration assured students and faculty that the school is safe. >> we are anticipating a full start of classes, regular schedule, as of tomorrow morning. >> reporter: college officials say there is no threat to anyone on campus. but just as a precaution, local police forces will be here providing extra security. live in purchase, new york, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. a suspect remains on the
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say he slashed a man in bronx. it happened just before 4:00 saturday morning. the hunts point section is where it happened. the victim was cut on the face. he is expected to be okay. it's a request that can lead to arrest, asking a stranger for a swipe of their metro card in order to ride the subway but now the nypd says officer will no longer take people into custody and will issue tickets instead. the new york times says the policy change follows a decision by the attorney not to prosecute people for minor infractions. the district attorney says it will free up police and reduce unnecessary arrests. the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments today on president barack obama's plan to overhaul the nation's immigration rules. the court is expected to rule on the president's executive order that would spare more than 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and give them work permits. now to the devastating
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declared a national emergency after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit on saturday. the death toll now stands at 272 and the number is expected to rise. we spoke to the local community in queens. >> reporter: these haunting images show a nearly destroyed coastal town in ecuador after a 7.8 earthquake struck. the images are enough for some in the community with family there to worry. >> they're okay but people, they just, to be honest, they're really going through a lot of pain right now. >> when i first heard about it, it was through social media that i was able to get an idea of what was going on. my cousins were sending me messages through facebook. >> reporter: the assembly represents the area in queens. he says most of his constituents are from ecuador. >> it's very emotional. you have family back home.
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through, it's very difficult. it's not a country that is from a lot of wealth. >> reporter: even though some families are learning their loved ones are okay, knowing more than 200 are dead, that that number likely to rise. >> it's horrible. we were talking with friends and it's just, it's just hard for all of us. >> reporter: the assemblyman says his office will be open at 9:00 monday morning and he will provide updated information throughout day and help with travel documents for those who wish to travel to ecuador to check on loved ones or to help. >> most of the people here just have this anxiety on what they can do to help their folks back home. >> my heart is with them. i pray for all of them. >> reporter: more than 130 aftershocks followed the earthquake and officials are warning residents to brace for stronger ones in the coming
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in queens, cbs 2 news. still ahead, more than 30,000 runners registered for today's boston marathon. after the break, we are live in boston for the third annual race since the marathon and what runners say they are focusing on this year. they degraded me as a human and they only, i believe they thought i was a terrorist. >> plus, a student kicked off a said. why he's demanding an apology from southwest airlines. let's get you ready for this day today. it's going to be a warm one. maybe a light morning jacket but keep it light and loose. shade and sun block too.
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look at that. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. golden sunshine this weekend. another great day today. >> wasn't it nice this weekend? >> it really was. >> you kept pinching yourself and then you would pinch other people and it would get awkward. today it's going to be season- kissed. warmer today, variety. in fact, there's a frost advisory until 8:00 for the east end. and then we see the cool temperatures. in jersey, the low 80s. right now in the city, it's comfortable. you need a jacket. you had the little jacket this morning but i'm a delicate flower.
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at 3 miles per hour, relative humidity 54. greenwich, 46. this is something i want to share with you. the national weather service and our friends in connecticut alertings to the elevated fire risk today. i mean, this is fire weather we've had, a long dry stretch, just a bit of a breeze. if you see something, call it in quickly because fires can spread quickly with this air mass. there's a lot of variety. 37 in morristown. 51 in new york. now a lot of communities along the east coast are actually warm they are morning, up through maine. it's going to be warm for the marathon today. five degrees warmer than this time yesterday in new york. it's going to be the warmest day of the week. we see a front push through, it's starved for moisture. 27 by lunchtime. that's l. that's nice. 2:00 in the afternoon, in the sunny side of the street, yeah, it's feeling warm. and almost 80 for your afternoon high. i think many communities in new jersey will hit 80. 26 is the normal.
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i mean, not breaking records today but it's definitely the warm side. sun's up at 6:12. sun sets at 7:29. look how happy this guy is. i'm actually going to wear sunglasses that won't melt which is no small task for the sun. it's a toasty treat today. here comes the weak front. so an early sprinkle is possible tomorrow. but the numbers do drop by about 10 degrees from today to tomorrow. and then there's a nice little recovery wednesday. wednesday's going to be a nice day. wednesday and thursday. the chance for rain, that's coming in on friday which we need. it's an uneventful week. a chance of light rain tomorrow morning and a better chance for more rain on friday. let's get you covered and out the door. good morning. good morning, everybody. we will start in pleasantville where we have the saw mill river parkway closed between exits 27 and 29 in both directions.
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marble avenue to get around. the northern state parkway moving well at hillside avenue. the lye and southern state -- the l.i.e. and southern state parkway are also looking good. mass transit, everything on or close to schedule. metro north, p.a.t.h. train, new jersey transit and the long island railroad. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. more than 30,000 runners are lacing up for the boston marathon this morning. >> security is extra tight along the route for the third race since the 2013 bombings that left three people dead and hundreds more injured. don champion is live from boston with more on what we can expect today. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. the race will get underway at 8:50 this morning. about a million people will line the entire route. and given the fact that the terrorist attacks happened within the past few months in paris and brussels, police are not letting their guard down
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on the eve of the iconic boston marathon, workers painted the symbolic blue line that guides runners to the finish line. police will form a blue line of their own. >> we have undercover officers working the crowd. we have bomb-sniffing dogs. any marathon covering that amount of distance, you can never say the whole route is secure. >> reporter: the boston police commissioner ran the 2013 race when two terrorists set off pressure cooker bombs near the finish line, killing three people. patrick downs lost a leg. today he will run the marathon for the first time with his prosthetic leg, raising money for students with physical disabilities along the way. >> to to ensure other people with disabilities are celebrated for the obstacles they have overcome. >> reporter: many runners had to qualify, some say the way the city came together after be here. >> just because that happened, we're not going to stop. we're not going to stop running
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end of this race. >> reporter: richard webster crossed the finish line two minute before the bombings. he says today is about moving forward. >> let's celebrate the fact that we're alive, that we're running, and that there's more good in this world than evil. >> reporter: 30,000 runners will take part in the race. and just to give you an idea of the security challenge that a waits boston police today, it is patriot's day here in boston, huge celebrations all around. and the red sox will be playing before crowed of about 40,000 people about a mile away from here. chris and mary, it's important to note, authorities say there's no credible threat against the marathon. much. a muslim college student is demanding an apology from southwest airlines after he was pulled from a flight for call.
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the next day he was on the phone with his uncle and used a common arabic expression. another passenger said he was using jihaddist language. he was pulled off the plane. >> they said, you need to be honest with us. they listened to me and pulled me out without any -- i mean, there should be a procedure. they degraded me as a human and only, i believe, that they thought i was a terrorist. >> southwest says the removal was a decision rooted in established procedure. brazilian lawmakers voting to impeach the president. he is accused of manipulating budget accounts to maintain spending for supporters. he has denied the allegations and said she is not doing anything her predecessors did not do. if the senate vote in favor of impeachment, she will be
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be handed to the vice president. still to come here this morning, a new app that could make your travel experience easier. first, no one showed up at his birthday party. and now this 9-year-old has piled on the presents. this story doesn't end there. and we have another check of your traffic and weather on the 2s coming up next here on cbs 2 news. (war drums beating) fight heartburn fast. with tums chewy delights. the mouthwatering soft chew that goes to work in seconds to conquer heartburn fast. tum tum tum tum.
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hey, john, good morning. >> hi, mary. got a new suit and everything. i'm ready to go. this is an exciting day today because you know i'm cheap. i do not buy clothes just willie nilly. toasty rays later today, you bet. some folks in the 60s. some folks around 78. and to the west, we're going to be right around 81 degrees. so warmer than it was yesterday. this is the warmest day of the week. going to see the front cut the numbers down by about 10 from monday into tuesday but sunshine, you bet. uv forecast is up. if your out there, enjoying it, put sunscreen on so you stay safe. kyla is in for alex. >> thank you. good morning, everybody. we have an accident to tell you about this morning. we're going to look at the map, route 84 is closed eastbound at exit 5a due to an accident involving a truck with a debris spill. route 207 is going to be the
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and pleasantville, the saw mill river parkway closed between exits 29 and 27. drivers are going to be detoured around this on to marble avenue. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. the yankees and mets saw action on sunday. >> and the first-ever event at the barclay center. here's the cbs sports update. >> reporter: just one local in action as the mets visit philly. last night, the stanley cup play-off hockey made its debut in brooklyn and the islanders went to overtime. the islanders lead this best of seven series 2-1. well the met's bats are starting to warm up. for the third straight game, they put up at least five runs. and with the way he was pitching one run would have been enough. he had nine ks as the mets down the indians 6-0. and alex rodriguez was dropped from the third spot in the line-up to sixth.
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the stands. the yankees end a four-game skid with a 4-3 win over seattle. have a good day. a 9-year-old indiana boy left heart broken after nobody showed up for his birthday party. >> the outpouring has been so amazing that he is now giving back. brad edwards has more. >> your friends are here. >> say hi to brad. >> there's this in this room. >> wow. >> reporter: there are rooms of gifts. >> what do you think, brad? >> wow. >> reporter: thousands of cards. >> chicago bears sent him a card. >> the video from hawaii. yeah, the chairman. >> your friend -- >> your friend, george. >> we're going to the indiana pacers play-off became. >> reporter: flash back, this picture on his 9th birthday waiting for the 12 rsvps that no-showed.
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friends might come and none came. >> reporter: our first story -- >> it's heart breaking. he's just a kid who wants friends to play with. >> reporter: what did that feel like? >> sad. >> reporter: today, he wanted to share his riches. he's had several major brain surgery, skull expansion surgeries. >> let's go. >> reporter: he wanted to share with kids like him. >> i'm so proud of you for everything you have done. >> reporter: here, river forest, not his school. >> hi. >> reporter: he brought the class -- >> gifts for you. >> reporter: so one -- >> what do you tell him? >> thank you. >> reporter: after another. >> this one? >> why did you pick this one? >> because i like animals. >> a miracle. >> reporter: a miracle said henry. her name is serenity. >> what did you say? >> thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: in the moment -- >> thank you.
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>> enjoy your gifts. >> thank you! >> reporter: brad edwards, cbs 2 news. >> somebody's got a whole lot of friends now. still ahead, campaign 2016 just one day until the new york primary and the candidates aren't losing steam. plus this -- >> reporter: class is in session today after reports of an armed man here on the campus. more on the safety precautions being taken now coming up. also, a scare in the air. a drone crashes into a flight just before landing. and jet setters from flight alerts to hotel information, the new smart phone tools that are simplifying your travel plans.
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%f0 it's now 5:30. 51degrees on this monday, april 18th. our streak of beautiful weather continues with another sunny day ahead. traffic and weather on the 2s can in just a moment. april 18th is tax day this year.
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what you can do coming up. first, campaign 2016. the new york primary is now just one day away. good morning. i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. thank you for waking up with us. the candidates were out making last-minute appeals for support this weekend. >> and they'll be doing the same day. janelle burrell joins us live with more. >> reporter: as you know, every delegate is crucial. 95 are up for grabs for the republican, 247 for the democrats. the candidates are across the state trying to earn every supporter they can before tuesday's vote. >> reporter: hillary rodham clinton hoping to be able to dance her way to victory tomorrow. the democratic front-runner in washington heights sunday, one of multiple stops as she makes her final push ahead of tuesday's critical vote in her adopted home state. >> if you will stand with me and vote for me on tuesday, i will stand for and fight for you.
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sanders back in his hometown borough of brooklyn rallying crowed that swelled to more than 28,000. he trails clinton by 10 points in the latest cbs news poll but still determined to pull off an empire state upset. >> and with your help on tuesday, we're going to win right here in new york state. >> reporter: in the republican race, ted cruz making it tougher for front-runner donald trump, sweeping all 14 delegates in wyoming's weekend primary. trump is trouncing his competitors in the latest cbs polls near new york but urging voters not to take the numbers for granted. >> that vote is so vital and we have to win by big numbers because we have a system that's absolutely rigged. >> reporter: cruz's camp is hopeful trump's advantage won't be enough to clinch the republican nomination. both he and john kasich mocking trump and trump's complaints about the nominating process.
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understand the principles and values that made america great in the first place? >> i mean, come on. act like, you know, like you're a professional. be a pro. >> reporter: well, today kasich will make stops in syracuse. cruz will be in manhattan before heading to maryland. and clinton will be here in midtown while bernie sanders will make stops in long island city, queens. trump will also be in the city before heading upstate to buffalo. back to you. >> thank you so much. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. going to be a nice day for campaigning. >> yeah, absolutely. going to shuffle off to buffalo, today is the day to do it. head over to baltimore or business or fun, or boston, great shape. a big ridge of high pressure. 51 in the city right now. all the way out to minnesota. and then down.
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side, that's where they are dealing with the severe and wintry weather. none of that for us, 56 out the door. and then 72 at lunchtime. let's eat outside today. a little bit of a warm-up into the afternoon, 78 in the city. but that's the dividing line to the west. the low 80s. to the east, some folks stay in the 60s. so there's that kind of spread today. >> warmest day all year. >> yeah, nice. >> we can stick with this. >> right. >> for sure. let's talk about the drive. >> yes, the weather helps us out on the roads. we still have problems out there. we have route 84 closed eastbound at exit 5a due to an accident. and it's involving a truck with a debris spill. you have delays back to the rest area. route 17k would be the better bet to get around this one. and a live look outside, still moving well at the george washington bridge this morning. inbound lower level is ez pass only until 6:00 a.m. lincoln and holland are delay- free as well. alternate side of the street
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chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. new information on the lockdown at suny purchase in westchester. >> last night, students told to stay inside while police search for a possible armed man on campus. magdalena doris is live with new information. >> reporter: good morning, separatists mary. class will be in session here today but this is where the altercation all took place and it launched a search for an armed gunman. students and staff were told to stay indoors as suny, state and local police searched the campus. >> they are undergoing a search for an alleged suspect who was armed and reportedly fled the campus. >> reporter: around 8:00 last night, video was shot by a person in the alumni village apartments at suny purchase college. it captured audio of the altercation. you can hear multiple people arguing and discussing what's unfolding in front of them.
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>> i don't want to pull a gun. >> get down. >> reporter: shortly after hearing the conversation, you can see a man running away. no word if that's a person alleged to have a gun or a bystander. >> we have no reports of any shots fired on campus. >> reporter: college officials say no one was injured in the altercation. police set up check points at the entrances and exits of the college, every car was >> all the information that we have right now supports that the person fled the campus through the woods. >> reporter: suny purchase cleared. >> we are anticipating a full start of classes, regular schedule as of tomorrow morning. >> reporter: college officials say that there is no security threat here on campus today but there will be extra local
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sure this area is safe. live in purchase, new york, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. now to the devastating earthquake in ecuador. ecuador's president has declared a national emergency after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on saturday. the death toll stands at 272 with more than 2500 others hurt. those numbers are expected to rise as search teams continue to pick through the rubble looking for survivors and victims. those in our area with family there are devastated. >> i think most of the people here just have this anxiety on what they can do to help their folks back home. >> my heart is with them. i pray for all of them. >> more than 135 aftershocks followed the earthquake and officials are warning residents to brace for stronger ones in the coming days it felt country's president says it's the worst natural disasser to
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mayor de blasio will hold a news conference today after he tours a mosquito facility at the city public health lab. yesterday, a top public health official said there's been no local transmission of the zika virus in the u.s. but the doctor says it's likely once prime mosquito season gets underway this summer. zika causes birth defects and other dangers. police are looking for two people caught on surveillance video. inside the church in queens during yesterday's sunday mass. you see the men going through a jacket hanging on a coat rack as the woman stands guard. police say they made off with $5 in cash and a metro card. well, questions remain about the police shooting death of a man in queens early sunday morning. we spoke with the man's family. >> i get here, at least five to six shots. >> reporter: mayhem at 1:33 a .m., a block from the van wyck
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>> i heard a blood curdling scream. >> reporter: plain clothes police officers approach a man standing outside this double parked suv with a gun in his waistband police say. the man flees on foot, officers then giving him commands when according to police, the man reaches for his gun. that's when cops open fire. this 40 caliber firearm recovered at the scene police say. >> that's not him carrying a gun. >> reporter: family identifying the man as george tillman, a hard-working father of five from maryland. >> someone lost their husband, their father, their uncle, their nephew. someone lost a family member and it's not cool. >> reporter: some witnesses at the scene claim off camera the man never reached for the weapon but one family member acknowledges attempting to flee is never a good idea. >> he panicked, got nervous, i don't know what took place but it wasn't a good story to do that anyway. >> reporter: neighbors visibly
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>> the nypd says four officers fired their weapon, striking the man several times. video of a wild fight outside a brooklyn restaurant. a group of men seen swinging bar stools outside the restaurant in a brawl. police say they punched, kicked and stabbed a 26-year-old man. the man now in critical condition. they are now looking for the man seen in the video. still ahead today, a drone collides with an incoming passenger jet. also, your taxes are due today but if you're not ready, you can get an extension. and it turns out, sunscreen could block more than just sun burns. don't forget, connect with us during the show and all morning long.
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2s. you think near 80 today, john? >> i think. >> i'll hit 80. the city may stop at 78 or 79, that would tie the warmest for the year. and long island stuck in the 60s which is still delightful this time of year. and here we go, sherry, guess what, guess what? jennifer jones our floor director will not like this, she says it's too warm. it's already too warm. you've got to cool it down. sherry, we will tomorrow. and now there's controversy bruce a dam, i don't know, i'll tell you, this is an interesting connection, on this day in 1938, superman made his debut in the first issue of action comics. batman verses superman, 138. and i love this picture as well. i love the colors there. sunset on the north shore. let's check the first cross word puzzle book issued on this
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1955, the don't walk lighted street signals were installed. and controversy over national golf day. i believe that has been pushed into may. but today's the day to play. it's going to be great out there. 51, winds out of the northeast at 3 miles per hour. relative humidity 54%. cooler on the east end, 41 in and around the hamptons. that's a big warm-up from the last observation. kind of some cool bookends there, 42 in franklin. 56 at 8:00. 72 at lunchtime. 76 this afternoon. and 78 in the city. warmer in staten island than in parts of queens. and cooler in bronx than in jersey city. newark, you could hit 80 today. the city stopping at 78. this, no joke, tree pollen is off the charts almost. it's way up there. sign of the season.
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stays that way this week. scanning the sky, not a whole lot to show you. you have to take in a bigger view to get a sense of how big the ridge is. it's blocked the rain so you have potential for flooding rain, more into texas and oklahoma. and cleared the snow off the front range but it's cool enough for snow into canada. and we see that cool air in place by tomorrow. and taking about 10 degrees off the high from today. 78. and then retreat, back in the 60s tomorrow. a chance of a little bit of light rain early and wednesday doesn't look bad. thursday is a nice recovery and the rain we need desperately, that's in the works for friday into friday night. let's help you plan your ride and drive with kyla. >> thank you, john. good morning, everyone. we are starting to heat up in the commute this morning. we start at route 84 where it's closed eastbound at exit 5a due to an accident. this involves a truck with a debris spill.
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the rest area today. 17k is the better bet. subway issues due to police activity at 72nd street. 1 , 2 and 3 trains running with delays in both directions. mass transit, everything is on or close to schedule for metro north, p.a.t.h. train, new jersey transit and long island railroad looking good. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. chris-- >> thank you. in london, an object believed to be a drone hit a british airways flight as it was coming in for a landing. the jet was approach to the airport yesterday afternoon. the plane landed safely. none of the 137 people onboard were hurt. the incident remains under investigation. pennsylvania is now the 24th state to legalize the use of medical marijuana. overnight, the capitol building going green to celebrate the occasion. officials say it could take up to two years for dispensaries to open statewide. today is tax day and millions of americans face a
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irs. the traditional deadline was moved giving taxpayers an extra three days to file because of the emancipation act. today is also the last day to file for an extension which will give you another six months to file your paper work. if you haven't gotten to it yet, you have work to do. >> if you're the procrastinator. the price of oil takes a tumble. >> and welcome news from one airline, they are getting rid of those dreaded fees. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. yeah, it's rare news. wall street is hoping for another week last week. the dow closed down 28 points. the nasdaq composite lost seven. oil prices are falling sharply this morning after the world's leading oil producers failed to reach an agreement to freeze production. that means oil and gas prices continue their volatility.
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are paying $2.11 a gallon. that's up seven cents from last week and the highest since november 2015. hear's something you don't hear often, an airline dropping fees. delta will no longer charge extra for talking to an actual person. the phone fee was $25 and the fee for buying a ticket at an airport was $35. the unveiling of target's latest designer collection drew a less than excited response. the line we want on sale yesterday. in previous year, target stores were packed and the website overwhelmed. the limited collection allow tagger tote draw in wealthier customers. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. the wife of actor johnny depp has entered a guilty plea to charges she smuggled the couple's dogs into australia. this was the commotion outside
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she will pay a fine of about $507. prosecutors then dropped two more serious charges. she brought the dogs into the country last year. she said she thought her staff handled the paper work for the animals. and john legend a proud new parent this morning. he said, our new love is here, luna born on thursday the 14th. we couldn't be happier. and model mom posting the birth weight adding, we are so in love with you and sleepy, very sleep petitions. this is the couple's first child. >> congratulations to them. get ready to pack your bags. the jet-setting apps that keep track of your travel plans. and imagine finding a giant snake in your apartment building. wait till you hear where in new
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but first, the cbs 2 morning scoreboard. yankees lose -- that's totally incorrect. disregard both of those.
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take that to the bank. this is something you don't see every day, especially in queens. they got a slithering surprise. someone found an eight-foot long python left unattended inside the building on 34th avenue. police were called in to carefully remove the snake. it's now resting at an alley pond environmental center. >> carefully.
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>> one thing i did see, a saw two, skunks. must be mating season or something because they're all over the place. clear and 52. isn't that pretty? winds out of northeast at 3 miles per hour. toasty rays and now i want some toast. 78 in the city. to the west, you're warmer. to the east, you're cooler. there's that nice variety but 78, you would think we're jump ago head. you bet you. that's the normal high for the 12th of june. june is busting out all over today. tomorrow, we dial it down by about 10 degrees. it's a front that pushes through. so maybe light rain to start your election day tuesday. numbers continue to cool into your wednesday. hey, let's get the car warmed up and ready to go. let's do it. let's take a look at the roads. we start at route 84 where it's closed eastbound at exit 5a due to an accident involving a truck with a debris spill. and it's causing delays back to
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take route 17k to get around it. and in queen, the van wyck expressway getting heavy northbound. delays begin at lakewood avenue and stretch up to the kew gardens interchange. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. over to you. >> thank you. in today's health watch, a study finds that sunscreen can significantly reduce your risk of cancer. scientists at the ohio university cancer center say using spf 30 can cut your chances of developing cancer by 80%. malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. >> you start protecting today, you can prevent and protect against further damage and even repair some of the damage that was done. >> now scientists say they'll work to determine which ingredients are the best cancer prevention tools to develop smarter sunscreens.
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to keep track of, from the status of the flight to a ward miles. we look at new apps for jet setters. >> reporter: frequent travelers know how much time is wasted standing around in line. the free mobile passport app let's you bypass the line by filling out a profile ahead of time at selected airports in the u.s. just look for the mobile passport control area and speed through. keep track of hotel, flight and credit card points in one place with an app like a ward wallet. and then there's tripit, a favorite among frequent fliers as it organizes all your travel plans in one place. it notifies you if a better seat becomes available. for delayed, canceled or overbooked flight, air help will help you determine if you can claim extra compensation.
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at lounges around the world. while you're in the lounge, watch other planes on the go through flight stats and it keeps you up to date with weather at your destination. >> and a gentleman as you walk in -- >> yes. >> security. >> it's horrible over there. >> there's an app for. that. >> pat it down. >> be on time, really. many of the apps are free to download. you only pay if you want to use an upgraded version so options for you too. >> nice. >> i dread it because they're already saying the lines will be hour this will summer. you got to get there so early. >> and we did the story last week, tsa agent, there's not enough and more and more risks. >> it is just speck tack late. >> well, we had the best weather in the country. today, gray day, a little on the warm side and then, yeah, more variety later in the week. >> and a nice day to run the marathon. >> i think so.
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i was at a me to doe yesterday with the rest of new york city. it was gorgeous. so we're going to look forward to that today. thank you. >> yeah, everybody has more spring in their step. >> really. >> now as far as the roads go, we are starting to get delays out there and subway issues. we will talk about. that but sunny. let's stick with that. >> we'll take it. still ahead, students and staff told to stay put. find out what prompted a campus scare. and a person randomly stabbed with scissor near times square. and now there's new concerns about violent homeless people. and a change to minor
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in a moment. but first, here's your morning news to go. >> get down. >> i don't have a gun. >> i don't have the gun. >> get down. >> terrifying momentsat a college in westchester county. students and staff told to stay put after the audio of a confrontation is caught on camera. now the search is on for the alleged suspect. a live report if a moment. this is a campaign that a year ago was considered a fringe candidacy. 70 points behind secretary clinton. well, they don't consider us fringe anymore. >> yeah, bernie sanders is down in the polls but not in spirit. with just one day to the new york primary. does he stand a chance with hillary rodham clinton? and where do the republicans stand currently? more campaign 2016 coverage still ahead. i wouldn't say people need
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terrorism, be aware of your surroundings. >> concerns this morning about the city's homeless population after a person is randomly stabbed near times square. police are looking for a homeless person in another violent crime as well. and there's fear that with the warmer weather, more homeless people could be taking up dense on the streets. part of my people, to be honest, they're really going through a lot of pain right now. >> the devastating earthquake in earthquake door hits close to home as the search continues for survivors and victims lost in the republican. ecuador's president has declared a national emergency. more on the recovery efforts coming up. by the time i was done with the delivery, i realized my puppy was gone. >> a puppy snatched in the bronx and now the owner is on a mission to find him. and there's even a reward. but this dog is more than a companion. wait till you hear how the
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we have undercover officers working the crowd. we have bomb-sniffing dogs. >> boston is staying boston strong. there's excite. in the air. and boston police and federal agencies are not taking any chances when it comes to security. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s. what a day today, john. >> it's going to be a warm run in boston. and we have some pretty warm temperatures right here. parts of the area could see the big 80 or 81 or 82. 52 in the city right now with gorgeous, clear skies. nice, calm winds. cooler to the east, cool pockets in the hudson valley and new jersey as well. a light jacket out the door but high pressure still locked in and ushering in numbers like this. by lunchtime, already in the low 70s in the city. 76 at 2:00. 78 the high this afternoon. again, that's kind of the desiding line. parts of long island along the
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and interior section, you could see 80 or 81 or82. i can't really match the stellar weather forecast. we have an accident to tell you about. we start in maybrook. this accident involving a truck with a debris spill on 84. >> and they have only the shoulder open. so delays back now to the rest area. route 17k is going to be the way to try to get around that. and let's take a look outside in queens. the van wyck heavy northbound up to the kew gardens interchange. company there. still only minor delays at the george washington bridge. starting to get busy there. lincoln and holland moving well this morning. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. now to campaign 2016 and one day before we vote in the new york state primary election. >> the candidates have been busy making last-minute pitches. janelle burrell joins us with more.
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trying to cram in as much as they can in the final 24 hours. they have been making stops all over the state trying to earn the support of every voter they can before new yorkers cast their ballots. >> that vote is so vital and we have to win by big numbers because we have a system that's absolutely rigged. >> reporter: donald trump well aware he needs all of the delegates he can get here in his home state. the republican front-runner well ahead in the latest cbs battleground tracker poll in new york but after losing all 14 delegates in wyoming over the weekend to ted cruz, he is accusing the nomination process of being unfair. >> because we have a system that's absolutely rigged. >> reporter: the competitors -- >> come on. act like, you know, like you're a professional. be a pro. >> reporter: and the campaign slogan of making america great again. >> but the real question is, do
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and values that made great in the first place? >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary rodham clinton hoping to be able to dance her way to victory tomorrow. the democratic front-runner in washington heights sunday, one of multiple stops as she makes her final push ahead of tuesday's critical vote in her adopted home state. >> if you will stand with me and vote for me on tuesday, i will stand for and fight for you. >> reporter: her rival bernie sanders back in his hometown borough of brooklyn rallying crowed that swelled to more than 28,000. he trails clinton by 10 points in the latest poll but still determined to pull off an empire state upset. >> your help on tuesday, we're going to win right here in new york state. >> reporter: all the candidates will be here in new york. kasich making stops in syracuse. cruz will make appearance
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be here in manhattan before heading upstate to buffalo. chris and mary -- >> thank you. new information on the lockdown at suny purchase in westchester. >> last night, police told people to stay inside. magdalena doris live with more. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. students are allowed to go back to class today and those who live and work on campus can get back to business as usual. but it was a far cry from what happened here outside the dorm complex last night. during the heightened safety alert, students and staff were told to stay indoors as suny, local and state police searched the suny purchase campus. >> they're undergoing a search for an alleged suspect who was armed and reportedly fled the campus record around 8:00 last night, before the campus wide safety alert, video was shot by a person in the alumni village apartments at suny purchase college. it captured audio of the altercation. you can hear multiple people arguing and discussing what's unfolding in front of them. >> he's got a gun on him. >> get down. >> i don't have a gun. >> get down. >> [ bleep ]. >> get down. >> i don't have a gun. >> reporter: shortly after hearing that conversation, you can see a man running away. no word if that's the person alleged to have a gun or a bystander. >> we have no reports right now of any shots fired on campus. >> reporter: college officials say no one was injured in the altercation. in their search, police set up check points at the entrances and exits of the college. every car was inspectedded. they did not find the person who was allegedly carrying that -- inspected. they did not find the person that was allegedly carrying the firearm. >> reporter: the campus has been checked and cleared. last night the administration assured students and faculty that the school is safe. >> we are anticipating a full
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schedule as of tomorrow morning. >> reporter: local police officers will be assisting suny police here on campus today to make sure that everything here is secure. live in purchase, new york, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. now to the devastating earthquake in ecuador. ecuador's president has declared a national emergency after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on saturday. the death toll now stands at hurt. those numbers are expected to rise as search teams continue to pick through the rubble looking for survivors and victims. more than 135 aftershocks followed the earthquake. and officials are warning residents to brace for stronger ones in the coming days. the country's president says it's the worst natural disasser to hit ecuador in decades. -- natural disaster to hit ecuador in decades. a police chase comes to an end outside a police station. the vehicle crashed into a patrol car outside the
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department and the vehicle hit an officer's personal car. the suspect tried to get away but was apprehended nearby. coming up, some subway crimes are about to come with a ticket instead of handcuffs. plus, a random stabbing raises concerns about the city's homeless population. and while it's warm and sunny here, other parts of the country are seeing this wild weather. >> yeah, they can't get a break. high pressure still in control. yeah, a jacket for the kids to start and then they won't need it this afternoon. sunshine dominates once again. could see 80 degrees in the area. you're going to see the rest of
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coming up. the top 100 c.e.o.s have more wealth for retirement than the bottom 100 million americans. how does that happen? well, they use lobbyists to get special tax breaks. my plan -- close the tax loopholes and make them pay their fair share. seniors who've worked hard deserve the opportunity to stay independent, pay their bills, and most of all, enjoy their grandchildren. it's time to bring back a basic american value -- fairness.
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time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john elliott -- >> it's beautiful. we have a gorgeous sunrise underway. let's see what the weather watchers are watching there. looking forward to beautiful weather as well. some reports of a little bit of patchy frost on the east end. closer to the city, let's go with a 48 where david says, ladies and gentlemen, start your grills! why not? i'll tell you, we were grilling out last night. and now i'm still waiting for confirmation on this, daniel has 46 in greenwood lake.
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day . ironic that it's on income tax day as well. finding video of that coming up. >> that's surprising. >> no, really. how does that happen? all right, now isn't this beautiful? that's the kind of picture you just want on like a facebook feed or a twitter handle. this is the kind of thing, you want to see this on social media. you want this to just be all over social media because, you know, you just can't get enough of it. clear and 52, gorgeous, winds are calm, relative humidity 52%. the skies are quiet. the big ridge of high pressure, wild weather, flooding rain, hail, snow we have it all in the plains but it's plane beautiful here. let's-- but it's plain beautiful here. a little bit of light rain. a little bit of light rain tomorrow morning, best candidates to the north. watch the front push through during the election day.
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it's sun and clouds and then that just tees up another pretty nice day on wednesday. it will be cooler. the problem is, we need the rain for april. we are running a deficit of 1.5 inches. that's for april. so far this spring, i'll tell you what, it's looking bleak. the deficit is 4.7 inches. we desperately need that rain. there's a chance for it. again, a hint of light rain early tomorrow morning and then you see evidence of that front. we go from 78 to 69. and then on wednesday, not a back. you will see pretty skies wednesday into thursday. right now, hinting at a better chance for rain later friday into friday night, about a 50% chance and a high of 72. weekend right now shaping up but that's a lott long way away. what-- but that's a long way away. we're going to try to get you there on time. good morning, everyone. we have a water main break to
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huntington this morning, one lane blocked on jericho turnpike westbound at deer park road. good news, no major delays so far. and then maybrook, we have an accident involving a truck with a debris spill on route 84 eastbound and only the shoulder open at exit 5. and that's causing delays back to the rest area. route 17k is the better bet to get around that one. and outside, the belt parkway is heavy westbound lots of taillights. delays from the southern state parkway to bay boulevard. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. chris and mary, over to you. >> thank you. new concern this morning about violent acts committed by homeless people. >> yesterday, a times square worker was stabbed by a strange we are scissors. >> reporter: more homeless people on the streets with the warmer weather. >> you see them laying
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entry area, in front of store fronts and everything. >> reporter: at 47th and 8th avenue sunday morning at 8:30, police say a 26-year-old homeless man stabbed a maintenance worker in the neck with a pair of scissors. smith was arrested in the violent robbery attempt but the nypd is searching for another homeless man in a bloody murder on friday. the 53-year-old william smith may have cut his roommate's throat and allegedly sliced a cab driver the next day in queens. these crimes come the same week that the city announced consolidated homeless services. >> i think it's a step in the right direction. >> reporter: the former deputy director for homeless services recommended some of those changes months ago. he says too many homeless people are mentally ill and
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>> of course they're desperate for money and they need their drugs and these things happen. i mean, we have to get them into rehab. >> i had a man spit in my eye. >> reporter: she is a ticket with the hillness. >> there's a lot of mentally ill here and they need help. i wouldn't say people need to be afraid but it's like terrorism, just be aware of your surroundings. >> a team of 500 outreach city. and next month, the stimings a more aggressive campaign. security will be extra tight in today's boston marathon. about 5,000 uniformed and plained clothes officers are working along the route. 500,000 people are expected to cheer on the more than 30,000 runners. it's been three years since the bombing at the finish line left three people dead and hundreds more injured. it's a ask that can lead --
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an arrest, asking a stranger to swipe their metro card. but now the nypd will issue ticket instead. the new york times says the policy change follows a decision by the manhattan district attorney not to prosecute people arrested for minor infractions like asking for swipes or smoking on the subway. the district attorney says it will free up police and reduce unnecessary arrests. still to come, how a low- fat diet could protect against a certain kind of cancer. plus this -- no matter distance i want you to know >> *nsync singing the back street boy songs? this cannot be true.
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welcome back. following breaking news, a fire in bayonne new jersey. jim smith live in chopper 2 with tails. >> reporter: chris, the fire is in a home along west 26th street near avenue b. it broke out around 6:00. it's now a two-alarm fire. we can see flames coming through the roof. firefighters have now begun to put water into the building. it's a multiple level building that we do not know how many people were inside the home. we believe the home has been evacuated.
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concerns with some of the buildings where you notice firefighters spraying water on the homes next door. so far, the fire does not appear to have spread. again, west 26th street in bayonne, new jersey. no injuries have been reported. cbs 2 news. >> thank you. let's now go to john with traffic and weather on the 2s here at 6:22. >> well, you can see from the chopper shot, there's not much wind and that's a blessing. that close together, that's been the case last week, we had that. the fires so close together. wind is not going to be changing that much during the course of the day today but overnight, there's a front that will run through from the north. i love this view. just that graduated brilliant sky. and then the reflection in the water, just nice out there. clear and 52 in the city. you've got numbers around the area in the 30s for parts of long island. and the cool pockets of new jersey.
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later, 78 in the city. some folks in the low 80s. don't forget the sunscreen. get out there. and make sure you have it on. that's at a 7, that's up. back to work, like the perfect summer day i know. >> make it a three-day weekend. there are a lot of people heading back to work because we are getting busy toen the roads. an-- busy on the roads. an accident in may justin bieber brook, a debris spill on route 48 eastbound. only the shoulder open at exit 5ad. that's causing delays back to the rest area. and the better bet, use route 17k. and then head to huntington where we have a water main break with at least one lane blocked on jericho turnpike westbound at deer park road. no major delays because of this one. a look outside, traffic is getting heavy on to the bridge.
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parking rules are in effect city-wide. >> thank you. mets and yankees both in action today. >> and a first-ever event of its kind at the barclay center. >> reporter: just one local in action tonight as the mets visit philly. last night, stanley cup play- off hockey made its debut in brooklyn. and the islanders took them to overtime. the islanders lead the best-of- seven series 2-1. the mets' bats are starting to warm up. for the third straight game, they have put up at least five runs. and with the way he was pitching, one run would have been enough. he had nine ks as the mets down the indians 6-0. and alex rodriguez was dropped from the third spot in the line-up to the sixth and it paid immediate dividends. he sends the first pitch he saw into the stands.
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>> thank you. beyonce has a knack for surprises. what she has up here sleeve now, guess. two former boy banders appeared to have developed amnesia while at sea. i never want to hear you say i want it that way am i your fire >> the hit song from their pop chart rivals the back street boys. *nsync fans need not worry, they were just having a little fun singing karaoke during the cruise. >> must be big if you can host an entire cruise. the teasing continues from superstar beyonce. a new project called lemonade set to premier on hbo next weekend but it's not clear what it's about. some might think a drink. maybe not. last night, she released a longer trailer for it. >> the past and the present
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>> still don't want. >> definitely not a cool, refreshing drink. stay tuned. hbo will debut lemonade saturday night at 9:00 p.m. still ahead, a plane full of passengers collides with a drone. it's a first. and now investigators want to know where it came from. plus, a campus scare. students and staff told to stay inside as police, well, police search for a person believed to have had a gun on campus. bar stools flying and that was just the beginning. the search for the group accused of ganging up on one
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this. 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 and millions out of their homes. 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.
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%f0 52 degrees on this monday, april 18th. day of sunshine and warmer. temperatures some places might even hit 80. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. campaign 2016. the candidates are out in force. first, a campaign scare. police tell students and staff to stay put as officers search for a person believed to have had a gun. i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. >> thank you for waking up with
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new information this morning on the lockdown at suny purchase in westchester. >> last night, students were told to stay inside while police search for a possible armed man on campus. cbs 2 news' magdalena doris is live with more. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary. students will be returning back to class this after an altercation outside of this dorm complex here launched a campus-wide shut down as police searched for a person with a gun. during the heightened safety alert, students and staff were told to stay indoors as suny, local and state police searched the suny purchase campus. >> they are undergoing a search for an alleged suspect who was armed and reportedly fled the campus. >> reporter: around 8:00 last night before the campus wide safety alert, video was shot by the person in the village apartments at suny purchase college. it captured audio of the altercation. you can hear multiple people
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unfolding in front of them. >> get down. >> i don't want to -- >> get down. >> pull a gun. >> get down. >> [ bleep ] >> i don't have a gun. >> reporter: shortly after hearing the conversation, you can see a man running away. no word if that's the person alleged to have a gun or a bystander. >> we have no reports of any shots fired on campus. >> reporter: college officials say no one was injured in the altercation. in their search, police set up check points at the entrances and exits of the college. every car was inspected. they did not find the person firearm. >> all the information that we have right now supports that the person fled the campus through the woods. >> reporter: suny purchase campus has been checked and cleared. last night, the administration assured students and faculty that the school is safe. start of classes, regular schedule as of tomorrow morning. >> reporter: again, classes are on today. local police will be supporting
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adding extra security on campus today. live in purchase, new york, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. at 63:00, the let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s. john-- >> thank you, mary. we have a beautiful day more clouds. numbers are going to soar. we will see the warmest day of the week today with numbers in west of the city. in the city right now, clear nice, calm wind. show you. a cloud here and there. that's about it. the front does manage to break through. unless you're in cooler temperatures for tuesday. but your day today, 56 at 8:00. and then 72 at lunchtime. 76 around 2:00. and then, 78 in the city. again, there's going to be variety out there but deafly feeling more like june today. so get out there and enjoy it. get there on time. let's see, kyla can help you do that. >> yes, we will try.
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side. the roads getting busy. in maybrook, an accident with a truck with a debris spill on route 48 eastbound. and only the shoulder open at exit 5a. that's causing delays. the get around this, route 17k is the better bet. taking a look at keys, we have an accident blocking two lanes on the northbound cross island parkway at exit 27. heavy delays right now back to the southern state parkway. and a live look outside, traffic is getting heavy on to the bridge. watch out for the glare, too, folks. we have an accident blocking one lane on the brooklyn-bound lower level. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. and if you're headed to the airport, good news, all is on or close to schedule at jfk, laguardia and newark liberty. >> thank you. a fire in bayonne, new jersey. let's get back to jim smith in chopper 2 with details. >> reporter: yeah, a multiple
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it broke out about 6:00. we can tell new the last 10 minute, the amount of flames going through the roof of the building greatly increased. in the last five minute, the fire department has been able to get more water into the fire. more hoses brought into the scene. a tower ladder also brought up to the home. and it appeared there were concerns of the fire spreading to two of the adjacent homes. we noticed the fire department was spreading water on to the homes nearby. no injuries have been reported. the cause of the fire not known. again, a multiple-story home along west 26th street in bayonne. firefighters continue to try to get the situation under control. jim smith, cbs 2 news. >> yeah, you can see flames in the mid and will the back part as it continues to burn. we will get back to you shortly. thank you. new this morning, surveillance video just released of an armed robbery in east new york.
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to a store employee. it happened yesterday at a grocery store at 485 new lawns avenue. at one point, the employee grabs the gun but then gets shot. the employee recovering today, listed in stable condition. the robbers took off in a black honda. the presidential candidates are making last-minute appeals for support one day before we head to the polls for the new york state primary. >> they'll be doing the same around the state today. janelle burrell is live here instudio with more. >> reporter: hi there, chris. every delegate is crucial, 95 up for grabs on the republican spied 247 for the democrats -- republican side and 247 on the democratic side. and the candidates trying to earn every supporter they can before tomorrow's vote. hillary rodham clinton hoping to be able to dance her way to victory tomorrow. the democratic front-runner in washington heights sunday, one of multiple stops as she make hearse final push ahead of
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>> if you will stand with me and vote for me on tuesday, i will stand for and fight for you. >> reporter: her rival bernie sanders back in his hometown borough of brooklyn, rallying crowed that swelled to more than 28,000. he trails clinton by 10 points in the latest poll. but still determined to pull off an empire state upset. >> and with your help on tuesday, we're going to win right here in new york state. >> reporter: in the republican race, ted cruz making it tougher for front-runner donald trump, sweeping all 14 delegates in wyoming's weekend primary. trump is trouncing his competitors in the latest cbs polls here in new york but urging voters not to take the numbers for granted. >> this vote is so vital and we have to win by big numbers absolutely rigged.
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hopeful trump's advantage won't be enough to clinch the republican nomination. both he and john kasich mocking trump and trump's complaints about the nominating process. >> the real question is, do you understand the principles and values that made america great in the first place? >> i mean, come on. act like you're a professional. be a pro. >> reporter: well, all of the candidates are trying to cram in as much as they can today. kasich will be in syracuse. cruz, clinton and sanders will meet with voters here in new york city. and trump will also be in the city before heading upstate to buffalo. >> thank you. the nypd says a total of four officers discharged their weapons in yesterday's fatal police shooting in queens. it happened around 1:30 in the morning. police say plain clothed officer approached a man as he stood outside a double parked suv holding an open bottle of alcohol. and officers say he had a gun in the waistband.
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they say he reached for the gun and officers opened fire. family members have identified the man as george tillman, a father of five visiting from maryland. now to the devastating necker ecuador. ecuador's president has declared a national emergency after the earthquake on saturday. the death toll now stands at 272 with more than 2500 others hurt. those numbers are expected to rise as search teams continue to pick through the republican, looking for survivors and victims. those in our area with family are devastated. >> i think most of the people here just have this anxiety on what they can do to help their folks back home. >> my heart is with them. i pray for all of them. >> about 135 aftershocks followed the earthquake and officials are warning residents to brace for stronger ones in the coming days. the president said it's the worst natural disaster to hit ecuador in decades.
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outside a restaurant. a group of men seen swinging bar stools. police say the group stabbed, punched and kicked a 26-year- old man. police say they are looking for the men seen in this violent video. it's now 6:39. still ahead, a close call for a plane landing in london when it reportedly collided with a drone. plus, one man searching to find his stolen best friend who has a special skill. and lady, watch what you
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against breast cancer. how about this for your monday morning? dangerous woman, all over the radio. big hit. she has revealed the guest- filled track list for her upcoming album features 15 tracks with appearances from lil wayne, may say gray and future. a clip shows her holding up each song name like a smug shot. it's her third album. >> she wrote them in prison, correct? >> oh, different model. >> kidding. kidding. kidding. speaking of kid, i am very honored because i became an honorary blue claw over the weekend. look there. they actually made me an honorary member. and they signed this card. nice. a big competition, made to it
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was a hard fought battle. we thank you and thank you for tuning in on channel 2 action news and thanks for making me an honorary one. >> i love the stationary. you should see my e.r.a. it's low. they're like 11 and 12 years old and they beat me. here's the deal, let's play ball today. a nice day for after school activities. make sure the kids -- and i'm shocked that i'm saying, make sure they get breaks and extra water because it's going to be warm. upper 70s. kids in jersey, maybe the low 80s. clear and 52. winds are calm. relative humidity at 50%. numbers around the area, variety, sparta, 37. the hampton, 30. it's chilly for you, and chilly forker the jersey shore. but these numbers compared to yesterday with limited exception, a little warmer. so tacking on three, maybe four or five degrees from yesterday. 8:00, in the 50s.
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27 by lunchtime. 78 your high this afternoon. and that's in the city. i think we will see some warmer readings to the west. 78, well above the normal. not a record. sun sets at 7:39. 78, the heat to beat for warmest of the year is 79. i mean, we could do it. we could actually see 8 0 degrees. you know it's serious when my voice goes up so you know it's going to be a warm day today. one thing, kind of a drag, but a sign of the season, i love the buds and the change but make sure you're ready for it because the pollen count stays high. the numbers won't. we're going to see a drop from today into tomorrow. maybe a little bit of light rain in the morning as well. hey, it's time to get you there on time. let's do it. sunshine. a lot of sunglasses this morning. and unfortunately, we have an accident to tell you about to start off with in jericho. an accident blocking the shoulder on the right side of the screen.
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at jericho turnpike, minor delays because of this one slowing down. in queen, we have an accident that's blocking two lanes on the northbound cross island parkway. delays back to the southern state parkway because of this one. and then may justin bieber bronx another accident involving a truck with a debris on route 84 eastbound has only the shoulder open at exit 5a. route 17k is the better bet. and a live look outside at the lincoln tunnel. busy there, about a 30 minute delay into the toll plaza. the george washington bridge and holland have a 15 minute delay. so better for you there. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide is in. -- city-wide. >> thank you. a puppy snatched out of a man's truck in bronx. >> and now the man is going to great lengths to find his cam upon i don't know. cindy hsu has more. >> reporter: he is on a mission to find his missing best friend.
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>> reporter: the truck driver put up 300 fliers in bronx this weekend, offering a $300 reward for the 14-month-old. since thursday. >> reporter: how does that make >> real bad. >> reporter: it was thursday at about 1:00 in the morning when he says he was making a delivery to a bronx business when somebody went into the cab of his truck, stole his gps and his beloved dog. >> by the time i was done with the delivery, i realize my puppy was gone. >> reporter: he is diabetic and he says the dog can sense when his blood sugar goes up and starts licking his arm to warn him. >> he trained himself. so it's a dog that's to me, it's a life-saver. >> reporter: he fears professional thieves may be to blame and got a call from a mystery man who demanded $200 but the man never called back.
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>> i captain get to sleep. i'm not going to work tomorrow. and i'm going to keep looking for him because he's my buddy. >> reporter: truly, man's best friend. cindy hsu, cbs 2 news. >> the owner says the dog may have been spotted running in the neighborhood on saturday but there has been no other sign of him since. in london, an object believed to be a drone hit a british airways flight as it was coming in for a landing. the jet was on approach yesterday afternoon. the plane landed safely and was cleared for the next flight. none of the 137 people onboard were hurt. in health watch, eating a low-fat diet may be good for your overall health and it may help protect you against breast cancer. doctors report women who eat a low-fat diet for about eight years reduce their risk of invasive breast cancer. scientists say it's the first time a sustained low-fat diet
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a show of support for a little boy left with a broken heart on his birthday. >> after receiving piles of presents, see how he is paying it first. but first, steve overmyer with the sports update. >> the mets start a new series in philly tonight. last night, they won in cleveland while the yankees beat seattle. and the isle take a 2-1 game lead in the series. i've just arrived in atlanta and i can't wait to start telling people how switching to geico could save them hundreds of dollars
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but first, my luggage. ahh, there it is. uh, excuse me, sir? i think you've got the wrong bag. sorry, they all look alike, you know? no worries. well, car's here, i can't save people money chatting at the baggage claim all day. geico . fifteen minutes could save you
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we're following breaking news of a fire in bayonne, new jersey. jim smith is live in chopper 2 with the details. >> reporter: mary, the fire broke out about an hour ago. for some time, the fire was burning heavily through the roof of the home. the flames have died down in the last few minutes. there's significant damage to the home. firefighters now being able to get more water into the building. the fire at this point does not appear to have spread to the adjacent homes. we are seeing a little bit of heat damage to the one house to the left. no injuries have been reported. the cause of the fire still not known. live in chopper 2, jim smith, cbs 2 news. >> thank you very much. and some wild weather in northwest texas. hail is size of golf balls pelted the town saturday. it's about 60 miles west of lubbock.
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serious injuries but the hail was blamed for broken windows and damaged roofs. wow. 6:52. not good for the car. johnny-- >> yeah, torrential rain too because the area of high pressure is keeping that rain and the stormy weather continuing. that's in the central plains and all the day down through texas again today. clear and 52 with calm winds. cooler for the island. could see highs in the 60s. 78 in the city. parts of the area, you're in the low 80s. uv forecast, that's at a 7. make sure you're ready for the sun. and then with the front, we're cooler tuesday into wednesday. you get a sense of that cooler air waiting to take over. and look at chicago, they're going to be in the low 80s. so a lot of heat for the eastern part of the u.s. let's get you around our part of the u.s. right now with kyla. >> yes, let's do it. a lot of people on the roads. an accident in queens. this blocks two lanes on the northbound cross island
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state parkway because of this one. and then maybrook and another accident. this one involving a truck with a debris spill on route 84 eastbound. it has only the shoulder open at exit 5a. that's causing delays. back to the rest area. use route 17k. and a live look outside, the lincoln tunnel getting busy, 30 minute delay into the toll plaza. the george washington bridge and holland, less, 15 minute delay for both of those. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. mary, over to you. >> thank you. a 9-year-old boy spreading the love after strangers reach out to comfort him. he was heart broken when none of his 12 invited friends showed up at his birthday party. the story went viral and the outpouring began. thousands of cards, rooms full of toys and even tickets to a pacer's game. he has endured multiple brain surgeries and he decided to pay it forward and he is sharing
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>> i'm so proud of you for everything you have done. >> enjoy your gifts. >> thank you! >> well, he was also invited to a city council meeting where he was given a surprise birthday party. >> also very nice to give those gifts to the other kids with special needs. really nice. they said it was like a miracle that he came with the gifts. >> very special. charlie rose and norah o'donnell with a preview. >> it is a glorious day. >> good morning, chris and mary. we are in ecuador after a massive deadly earthquake. plus, bernie sanders is here in studio 75. >> and ways to protect your demanding an apology. that last night showed how easy hacking your phone can be. and the new twist that could land a woman on the $20 bill instead of the $10. the news is back in the morning. >> yeah, that iphone story last
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>> we know how to get in your phone. >> there's nothing worth sighing on here. >> we know these guys. >> see you soon. what you need to know
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. 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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what you need to know before you go this morning. administrators at suny purchase in westchester telling students and faculty that the school is safe. police were called to search the grounds for a man believed to be armed. the presidential candidates are making last-minute appeals for support one day before tomorrow's new york state primary. hillary rodham clinton, ted cruz, donald trump will be in manhattan today. today is tax day. millions of americans face midnight deadlines to file the income tax return with the irs. let's head over for a final look at the traffic situation. >> good morning, guys. we have an accident in queens. this accident blocking two lanes on the northbound cross island parkway. that is causing heavy delays back to the southern state parkway.
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lincoln tunnel. a 30 minute delay to the toll plaza. the george washington bridge have a 20 minute delay. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. get on that brand new jacket and get ready. tell you what, you need a jacket out the door. a light jacket this afternoon. and some sunscreen too. 78, that's right, big cool down though. watch out. could see light rain early tomorrow morning. until then, enjoy a june-like day today. >> thank you. another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching. i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. "cbs this morning" is next. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, april 18th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." severe weather is slamming the

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