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live from studio 46 this is cbs2 this morning. >> it's 4:30 and 65 degrees on this friday april 22nd. we'll warm it up a whole lot later on today with showers expected in the late afternoon. good afternoon, and good
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>> and i'm mary calvi. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment. >> first mourning a music icon from fans to fellow musicians. tributes have been pouring in for grammy award winning pop star prince who died yesterday at the age of 57. he was found unresponsive in an elevator. >> we have team coverage on prince's death including how fans in new york and around the world are sell britting his >> -- celebrating his life. >> there's still no word on the cause of the legendary musician's death. we're learning more about the initial phone calls from medical assistance. let's begin with jennifer merrily. >> person down not breathing. >> moments later police and paramedics arrived at the scene and found the 57-year-old singer unresponsive in an elevator. they tried performing cpr but
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the grammy and oscar winner was pronounced dead. prince had been battling illness forcing him to cancel two shows this month. he felt well enough to perform last thursday at atlanta's fox theater but on the flight home prince's plane was forced to land in illinois where he was treated for what publicists called a medical emergency, possibly related to the flu. >> late transcripts of the 9-1- 1 calls show some confusion. at first a caller told dispatchers to send help to prince's house. >> we'll have local reaction including massive and emotional outpourings taking place in brooklyn and the apollo theater in harlem. now 4:32 time for weather on the 2's. john elliott is up first. >> we have some humidity in the area.
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we're going to see a mild day and then those showers. kind of a headache if you're planning travel. we do need that rain. cloyd and 65. some rain falling in the atmosphere not hitting the ground yet but early morning showers possible. then we wrap up with this thing saturday morning. you get a sense of that two lines of showers go through west virginia and parts of western kentucky. it's more of a late day and evening event. much of the area your commute is dry but boy you feel those dew points and then flirting with 80 already by 2:00. i think many thermometers will see the big 80. that's conducive to an isolated thunderstorm. kyla's in for alex. >> i am good morning and happy friday. we have some closures to tell you about. we've got in manhattan 1st avenue is going to be closed from 42nd to 48th as well as
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signing of the paris climate agreement. it is that long-term construction project. drivers are going to be detoured to get you around that. this is where i've got the great news. it is early. we've got no delays at the george washington bridge. inbound lower level is e-zpass only until 6 a.m. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. so tonight i'm going to party like it's 1999. >> about 1,000 people joined spike lee for an impromptu block party in honor of prince. the film maker hosted the party in his 40 acres. >> i remember when this song first came out, 1999 that is so far away.
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prince made several stops at the famed theater in his 40 year career. the celebrations continue here on 125th street this morning. can still see some people gathered here this morning, and above them take a look at that marquee. all of it in tribute to this legend who made new york part of his home as he performed across the country. >> prince's when doves cry blasting outside the apollo. fans taking comfort in the lyrics singing along to the artist's song fondly remembering the legend. >> i've seen prince 27 times, and i'm in my mid-40s and this was a hard one. this was very hard, and i think my generation just lost a legend, an icon. >> tk kyle one of several people keeping vigil underneath the apollo marquee overnight. we spoke with karen at 3:00 this morning. >> i've been here from the
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i haven't been home yet. it feels so right to be here. >> the artist and his vast collection of work marking milestones in fan's lives. i probably made two kids off prince's record. >> salutes to the purple one not just happening in harlem but across new york city. brooklyn borough hall awash in his signature color and in fort greene spike lee leading a dance party in the street. in time square his high heeled purple bots on display at the hard rock cafe and at the prince street subway stop in soho, this fitting new york tribute in addition to the subway station sign in his honor. a quirky flamboyant man on the stage known to be shy in his real life, a lesson in individuality those who love him say will be part of his lasting legacy. >> reporter: back live you see that apollo marquee in honor of
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you hear the music going and those fans still dancing and celebrating the life and tribute to prince. we're reporting live in harlem, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thank you prince's sister was spotted outside his compound. she offered this message to her brother's countless fans. >> thank you, thank you for loving him. thank you. >> her hair dyed purple she hugged supporters and thanked them for the bouquets, balloon balloons and signs. >> president obama said he and the first lady join millions of fans joining prince's death. the president released a statement saying today the world lost a creative icon, he was a visit ewe oso, instrumentalist, a brilliant band leadered. >> madonna he changed the world, a true visionary, what a loss, i'm devastated. this is not a love sole judge.
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princed doves really are crying now, listening to your music remember you. we have complete coverage on our website cbsnewyork.com. you can leave your own tributes on our facebook page. turning to other news. the top board of elections official in brooklyn will not be on the job today. chief clark diane haslett has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of investigations into two days primary problems. people found they'd been dropped from the voting rolls. eric snyderman and scott stringer have opened separate investigations. a search underway in lower manhattan after police say a woman is attacked at a popular bar. investigators have released these images of the suspect. police say this woman held a knife to another woman's face inside the growler bar on south williams street and demanded money. investigators say the suspect tried grabbing the victim's purse but took off empty handed.
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sheldon silver and his family judge. the 72-year-old democrat wrote i failed the people of new york no question about it. because of me the government has been ridiculed. his wife rosa revealed silver is battling prostate cancer and wrote i am not sure what i can say to your honor except that my husband is a good man. prosecutors are asking for a sentence of at least 15 years. the eight day jewish holiday of passover begins at sunset. passover commemorates the and exodus of jews from slavery. time is now 4:39. still ahead accusations into the growing fundraiser scam. >> a new jersey railroad crossing named one of the worst in the country. >> and changes in time square for those costumed characters. the new limits on where they can go.
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in their, you know, sad and yet sweet remembrances as well. have to give it up for my buddy bruce adams at 62 in north port. did you know on this day in 1964 the new york world fair opened in flushing med des. look at this guy. he's got the whole world in his hand. i really like that. way to go bruce. i appreciate that and also some more fun pictures on this morning. elena reminding people today is jellybean day as well. something sweet for you to look forward to. there's humidity out there. there's some changes. so some sweet relief from dry conditions coming in the form of some rain. that rain rolls in this afternoon. futurecast in just a second. 65 with clouds in the city. wind are calm. dew points are a lot higher. you feel that. you feel how mild it is out the door. i mean 65 right now is warmer than you'd expect it to be in the afternoon. and it's humid.
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64 in edison, even the hamptons. 52 degrees. so that is 8 degrees warmer than we were this time yesterday. look at sparta. it's 21 degrees warmer in sparta today right now as opposed to this time yesterday. 18 degrees warmer in edison. 17 in white plains. hour by hour, you're in the 60s, comfortable out the door. lunchtime 75. flirting with 80 early in the afternoon. hit that high of 80 well above normal and then some stray showers. there will be waves of showers, not a washout by any stretch of the imagination, but with that kind of heat, that kind of extra energy in the atmosphere can't rule out an isolated thunderstorm as well. some of this not hitting the ground. some of these showers will. it will be just widely scattered. then there's a break and then there's another line and then a final parting line. that's saturday morning. you're looking at an extended
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timing it out, you can see there's not a lot of activity between now and lunchtime. the heat's on the rise. then you see a few stray showers for the afternoon commute. still not too bad. with that extra heat overnight we have these isolated pockets of heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms and you'll see a few more into saturday morning. look at as late as 10 to 12 on saturday. you're still socked in. it's still gray but then we see that sun come out. it's a lot cooler on sunday compared to today. you go from 80 to just the low to mid-60s on sunday. feel. umbrella. i don't think a lot of us will get much of a workout during the day with that umbrella. a better chance later today or tonight with isolated thunderstorms. those things are going to drop some heavy rain that will help, unfortunately with that much rain sometimes if results in
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10 degrees cooler on saturday with clouds lingering through midday. and then a lot warmer monday, better chance of showers on tuesday. what do we see around the area as far as getting around kyla. thank you. let's start off with info. cashless tolling begins tomorrow at the tappan zee bridge. a state of the art system will collect tolls at highway speeds through your e-zpass, for the system will photograph your license plate and bill you by mail. the plan is designed to ease congestion across the bridge. looking good. checking mass transit everything is on or close to schedule. metro north, path trains looking good, long island railroads no problems and the lirr will offer extra service for the passover holiday. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. if you're just waking up. here's a look at some of the
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federal and state prosecutors are reportedly looking into mayor de blasio -- the investigation involves donor who oppose the carriages and whether they receive favors from the mayor. >> bids are due from construction firms looking to take part in the renovation of penn station. governor cuomo announced the $3 billion plan to renovation the station's interior and build a block long grand entrance on 7th or 8th avenue. >> a section of broadway will be capri on this earth day. pedestrians and bicyclists will take over broadway from east 17th to the flat iron building at east 23rd street. the u.s. government is sounding the alarm over a dangerous new jersey railroad crossing with more than a dozen crashes since 2016. an elmwood train intersection has been named among the 15 worst in the country. brian conybeare has more on the crossing ask what's being done to make it safer. >> this railroad crossing on midland avenue is one of the worst in the entire nation.
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confusing. >> a new federal railroad administration list out thursday shows this sharply angled crossing had the sixth most train versus car incidents out of more than 200,000 crossings nationwide including a january 2014 crash between an nj transit commuter train and a vehicle that got stuck on the tracks. thankfully nobody got hurt that time. >> there have been 14 such incidents here in the past ten years alone, but now $800,000 in safety upgrades have been made in an effort to change that. >> before the improvements it was definitely a hazard. >> michael faligno is the elmwood police chief recredits cameras, warning flashers improved signs and pavement markers for making things safer. >> it's better for the motorists. the light will come on. the warning signals will come
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>> some drivers remain skeptical. >> is it ever enough. things are always going to >> the state d.o.t. hopes the improvements will eventually get the crossing off the most dangerous list in the future. from elmwood park new jersey, brian conybeare cbs2 news. >> the costume characters and painted ladies of time square will have new rules to follow. mayor bill de blasio has signed a bill to regulate where and how they operate to cope them from blocking pedestrians in traffic free areas. officials hope to have the zones in place by summer. on our money watch, stock futures higher today after a wall street broke a three day winning streak with losses on thursday. a slide in telecom and utility companies weighed on the market. the dow jones dropped 113 points. the nasdaq lost 2. the s&p 500 fell by 10.
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they say they will close 68 kmart and 10 sears stores. sears was once the nation's largest retailer. the company has struggled after its 2005 merger with kmart. still ahead, today is earth day. we'll tell you how new york is taking a new step to protect the environment. >> but first not an animal you'd want to see on the loose. how animal control was able to round up this tiger in a houston suburb. we'll get a check on your
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next. increasing shower threat later today into tonight, including an isolated thunderstorm. and then a's little damp start to the weekend. some rain to the north. there's on again off again showers with this front. there's a better bet later today and tonight that you'll see that needed wet weather. let's listen to kyla. let's do it. good morning john, and good morning everyone. happy to say the roads are dry this morning. keep an eye out for that this afternoon. in manhattan we have to keep an
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going to be closed from 42nd to 48th street as well as cross streets in the area due to the signing of the paris claimant agreements. we head to pleasantville, the sawmill river parkway is closed it both directions. this is a long-term construction project we talked about before. drivers will be detoured on to marvel avenue to get around that. we have some construction blocking two lanes on the southbound fdr drive at 63rd street you can see delays aren't too bad yet. we'll keep an eye on that for you. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. chris and mary. >> so far so good. >> wait until you hear this story. not your average day for animal control officers in texas. >> captured a tiger roaming the streets of a houston suburb. the tiger ran up to a man on the street, put her big paws on his shoulder and started licking his face like a dog. the tiger is gentle and well
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its owners home was flooded so he took the tiger to a friend's house and it got out. >> would you mind taking care of the tiger for a few days. >> could you imagine him coming up to you putting his paws on you and licking your face. >> in our next half hour we continue to look back on the life and legacy of moving legend prince. >> first we're taking a look at the movies hitting theaters this weekend including the return of the evil queen and
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the huntsman's winter's war. in theaters this weekend charlize theron returns as the evil queen in the dark snow the huntsman winter's war.
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she forms an army of huntsmen including chris hemsworth. >> how can you not win with him. >> the major rule is you're not allowed to love. hemsworth defies the queen and falls in love with his fellow warrior played by jessica chastain. the huntman winter's war is rated pg13. >> i don't know, i don't want to take on charlize. academy award winning actor tom hanks stars in a hologram if the queen. he plays failed businessman. the hologram for the contingent is rated r. >> good to see tom yesterday. he was on cbs this morning yesterday. >> there were some folks waiting outside to take his picture when i lefted. >> and it looks like a fun movie. it's going to be sticky today. go to an air conditioned theater, and then it feels better this weekend. >> so far so good with traffic. we've got a big event happening at the u. n. today. that's going to cause a little
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still ahead a look back on the life and legacy of prince. the significant developments in the investigation into mayor de blasio's fundraiser probe. the big donor included in that probe.
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seconds. live from studio 46, this is cbs2 this morning. >> it's 5:00, and look at that temperature, 65 degrees to
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we'll have traffic and weather first, remembering prince, how fans here and around the world star. >> plus a fiery rescue, a car bursts into flames and a man risks his life to save a stranger. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news this morning. >> this morning, new yorkers are joining people around the world to mourn the sudden passing of prince. >> from hollywood to harlem fans are celebrating his greatest hits. janelle burrell joins us live from harlem. >> reporter: mary and chris, some of these fans have actually been keeping vigil here outside of the apollo throughout the night singing and dancing, paying tribute to the man they say impacted their lives and the musical world. >> maybe i'm just like my mother >> prince's when doves cry blasting outside of the apollo. fans taking comfort in the lyrics singing along to the
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remembering the legend. >> i've seen prince 27 times, and i'm in my mid-40s, and this was a hard one. this was very hard, and i think my generation just lost just a legend, an icon. >> t. k. kyle one of several people keeping vigil underneath the apollo marquee overnight. we spoke with karen menardi at 3:00 this morning. >> i've been here since the beginning of yesterday. i haven't been home yet. it just feels so right to be here. >> the artist and his vast collection of work marking milestones in fans' lives. >> i probably made two kids off a prince record. >> salutes to the purple one happening not just here in harlem but across new york city. brooklyn borough hall awash in his signature color and in fort greene spike lee leading a dance party in the street thursday night drawing hundreds to celebrate the life of prince rogers nelson.
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on display at the hard rock cafe and at the prince street subway stop in soho this fitting new york tribute in addition to the subway station sign in his honor. a quirky flamboyant man on the stage known to be shy in his real life, a lesson in individuality, those who loved him say will be part of his lasting legacy. >> and this morning you can see the singing continuing here this morning. these celebrations expected to last throughout the weekend. reporting live from harlem, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thank you. at 5:02, traffic and weather on the 2's,. >> thank you mary. we've got some humidity to deal with, kind of a change of pace for us after nine dry days. we see some rain for parts of the area today in the city right now in the park just clouds and 65 right now with dew points on the rise as you're on the rise with us, and we appreciate that. some light showers through parts of the hudson valley and that dark green you see on the screen into upstate new york, that's hitting the grown, hey,
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a shower it's been so dry so long it's going to be slippery with the onset of this. you can see some breaks in the rain. it's on again off again during the course of the day, not a washout kind of scenario at all. just a passing shower this morning, better bet for more rain with an isolated thunderstorm later. a very mild muggy high of 80 as well. let's get you on your way on this busy friday. hey good morning, and good morning everybody. we do have a busy manhattan near the u. n. 1st avenue will be closed from 42nd to 48th street today as well as the cross streets that are in the area. that's due to the signing of the paris climate agreement happening at the united nations. having said that mass transit might be your best bet. everything is on or close to schedule from metro north. looking good path trains, new jersey transit. the long island is going to offer extra service this afternoon for the passover holiday.
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effect today city wide. tributes took place coast to coast. san francisco lighting the exterior of its city hall. >> the same in denver, the city and county building downtown the city's union station also glowed in the color. >> and in new new orleans, the mercedes benz superdome illuminated in purple and it's not the first time it was aglow in the color when prince performed at the essence festival. >> not just purple but all the colors of the rainbow showed up outside prince's minnesota compound. this was the scene at paisley park yesterday afternoon. a rainbow bending out of the sky towards the musician's home and recording studio in a suburb of minneapolis. >> fans have been gathering there to remember one of the great recording artists of our time. >> cbs2's jamie yuccas joins us live. >> good morning to you. as you were just discussing the world is mourning prince but the pain is so much deeper here
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the radio stations playing his music nonstop. as you can see the memorial continuing to grow here at his home at paisley park, and an all night dance party in downtown minneapolis is still going strong right now. fans pay tribute by singing his greatest hits on the street. some of the loudest voices could be heard from prince's hometown of minneapolis outside the venue where purple rain was filmed. >> he put minneapolis on the map. i think it's great we're celebrating his life and not in sorrow. >> it was here in minneapolis where prince honed his eclectic sound. the legendary singer and song writer won seven grammys and sold more than 100 million record during his 40-year career, something music critic john breme says he accomplished
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>> his outfits, the videos he did everything. no one else in the history of music has done everything as well at such a high level as he did. >> purple rain, purple rain. >> leading up to his death the reclusive star had embarked o'en a strip down piano and microphone tour. the 57-year-old spent his final moments at his paisley park estate where mourners continue to celebrate his life and mourn his sudden passing. >> ribs' publicist has said he was battling illness in recent days but no cause of death has been determined. an autopsy will be performed by the medical examiner later today. mary and chris. >> we'll have complete coverage of the death of prince on our website cbsnewyork.com. you can leave your own tributes on the cbs new york facebook page. now to the new york city corruption scandal and the federal probe into mayor de blasio's fund-raising. it it involves the organization
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blasio to ban horse-drawn carriages. investigators are trying to determine if promises were made in exchange for donations. cbs2 political reporter marcia kramer asks the mayor about it. >> you ever talk to them about raising money for you? >> at city hall i talked to them how to get horse carriages off the streets of our city period. >> an ny class spokesperson says investigators have not contacted them but they'll cooperate fully if they do. almost 8 minutes after the hour. millions around the world are celebrating earth day and making a conscious effort to protect the environment. >> and this year new york is taking a new step in going car free. ilona gold is live. >> reporter: starting at 10:00 this morning several locations free. that means some of the streets are going to close including broadway here in union square. today city leaders want the public to either walk or ride a bike to cut down on harmful emissions.
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earth day in the city. if you're commuting across manhattan, here's what you can expect from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. broadway will be closed. two vehicles in flat iron and union square between 17th and 23rd streets. there will also be colors around nyu by washington square park and washington heights will be affected as well on wadsworth avenue between 173rd and 177th streets. that closure lasts until 5 tonight. also at the u. n., the environment is a big topic today. dozens of world leaders will be in town to sign a paris agreement on climate change. countries set their own goals to reduce emissions of carbon monoxide and greenhouse gases. president obama would have to sign off on that agreement. he will not be at today's meeting at the u. n. >> thank you. still ahead this morning, a good samaritan makes a daring rescue. >> i'm glad that i was around and that i was able to save his life.
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man who helped pull a stranger from a burning car. >> plus remember this story a gyrocopter landing on the lawn of the u.s. capitol, find out the punishment of the man responsible for the stunt. >> getting ready to face your friday, you won't need much of a jacket, it's mild even out the door. keep it light and loose and remember that umbrella for later.
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5:12 on this friday morning, time for traffic and weather on the 2's. >> like a steam room out there today. >> it's nice. >> didn't it feel good right out the door. >> yes. >> i let the dogs out at 2:35. >> and they actually ran out. >> oh, man they were like playing. >> usually they just go back inside. >> now my neighbors love it too. so here's the deal. really don't need a jacket. an umbrella, i brought my umbrella, but i think many of us will really be umbrella free. it's the showers today will be widely scattered. there's a chance of some heavier rain late today and overnight. there's the pink moon, a full pink moon, just a few clouds overhead. we are going to see the clouds fill in. what's interesting is i think during part of the morning clouds are -- you get that sun and that southwest wind, that's when we're going to be able to make a run at 80. 65, winds are calm, relative humidity 54. 56 in greenwich, rise already
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57 for the jersey shore. so i mean, we're not alone. it's very mild down through philly, driving to philly or baltimore you could run into some rain. 67 in d. c. a little cooler around the lakes. that's where they're maybe 2, 3 yesterday. look at albany. it's 27 degrees warmer this morning. that southwest wind warming up much of new england. 80 well above the normal high of 64. not a record, you're going to feel it, oh, man, and it will be humid too. sun's up 6:06. you know a little bit of sun. i think definitely clouds and some rain, heavy at times around 7:43. do we need the rain, just for april, just for april we're over 2 inches below normal for the season. it is more pronounced and problematic. you get a sense of a few passing showers, but i mean there's a lot of real estate before that next line fills in, and then there's another line after that. now individual showers will ride up southwest and northeast.
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it's a typical dynamic. the compression of those two forces brings in that wind out of the southwest. it's toasty and humid. you're going to feel it's kind of a sticky situation today, then tomorrow. tomorrow's a process. i can't say weekend's going to be great because it starts with some leftover showers and some clouds, again, particularly out on the east end throughed any day at least, but then the sun and nice numbers. sunday really the superior of your two weekend days. it will be cooler. as you get ready to march for backs with the march of dimes sunday morning at 9 at the park, 52 degrees, and then an afternoon high of 564 then we see a mild monday and more showers on tuesday. lets see what's cooking traffic wise. let's do it. good morning, thank you john. we do have cashless tolling to tell you about, begins tomorrow at the tappan zee bridge. a state of the art system will collect tolls at highway speeds through your e-zpass. if you don't have e-zpass the
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license plate and bill you by mail. the new plan will ease congestion across the bridge. let's take a live look outside. for that we head to brooklyn. we've got construction blocking one lane on the northbound bqe. it is starting to cause delays back to clinton street. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thank you. a daring rescue with just moments to spare. a driver safe from a burning car in new jersey. cbs2's tracee carrasco has the exclusive story. >> a monday evening shift at cafe mozart was anything but routine for anthony d ispirito. >> i heard a call that there was an unconscious male in the parking lot. >> a volunteer with the community emergency response spotted smoke in the parking lot. moments later the blue 2003saab
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>> i was able to do it just in time before a lot of fuel leaked out and the flames got worse, so it was seconds to spare. >> when they first pulled him out of the car he was more unconscious and then he started to gain it a little bit. >> he pulled the man to safety. first responders arrived to put out the flames. the driver may have fallen asleep with his foot on the gas. >> i'm glad that i was around and that i was able to save had his life. >> monday's incident here isn't the first time nicholas lemanoff has been in the right place at the right time. a month ago he helped rescue another man trapped inside his vehicle. >> tractor-trailer right in front of us sideswiped a vehicle and the door was locked and the guy was having chest pains or something inside and he wasn't able to open the door and i had a crowbar in the car and i was able to unlatch the door. >> his volunteer work in the community recently earned him citizen of the year. now he can add hero to his leis of honors. in parsippany new jersey,
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>> the parents of six children with autism are suing a long island school district for $10 million. they claim lisa whitesman abused their children including hitting and restraining them. one couple claimed whitesman and her aide sprayed their 14- year-old son with air freshener saying this is how we get rid of smelly children. they say their son became too frightened to go to school. >> if he was in the car and he thought he was going that way he would try to turn the car off. >> whitesman is on paid leave and denies the allegations. the nassau county d. a. is now investigating. now to campaign 2016, donald trump is reportedly changing tactics as he hopes to wrap up the republican nomination. trump's new campaign chief told members of the republican national committee that the billionaire businessman is ready to tone down negative behaviors and begin a more professional phase of his campaign according to a new report of the new york times which says trump is trying to woo party officials who have faced harsh criticism from the
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thunderstorms in the houston area have worsened the major flooding problem there in the region. the rising water has forced thousands of people from their homes. there are eight deaths reported so far. some estimates put total losses at $2 billion. houston's geography and urban sprawl are a big problem during heavy rains with more of the area paved. water's got nowhere to go and ends in homes and businesses. >> a florida man who landed a gyrocopter on the lawn of the u.s. capitol will spend four months behind bars. a federal judge sentenced douglas hughes to jail yesterday. he said his 2015 stunt was a way to send a message to congress. the 62-year-old wanted to send letters to each member demanding campaign finance reform. prosecutors claim he put countless lives at risk. >> and now a judge has sent him a message.
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the fbi warns hackers can tap into some cars. >> but first new friends move into a manhattan fire escape. how the unexpected neighbors are being welcomed. >> and we will get you another check of your traffic and
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right after this. warm start to our morning, 65 degrees john. >> really is and hello mary and hello moon. it's mild, 65 in the city, a lot of communities upper 50s,
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some showers to the north, a break midday that a few more showers this afternoon. 80 in the city, southwest wind keeps the coast a lot cooler, and then remember clouds through midday saturday with early drops and then a nice finish to your weekend. hey, your commute hasn't finished unless you're lucky. what's going on kyla. >> we're just getting started with some trouble and we start in newark where we have an overturned truck blocking the left lane on route 78 eastbound at exit 58. also we have an suv that has hit the guardrail and blocked the right lane. so some trouble there, alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. over to you. >> a critical game on the ice for the islanders. >> our nhl playoff team fell short last night. steve overmyer has your cbs2 sports update. >> the yankees and mets both in action tonight and the islanders playing a pivotal game 5 against florida. that series tied at 2. last night the rangers needed a win
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the rangers were booed off the ice in the first period as pittsburgh outplayed them from start to finish. 5-0 is the final. rangers trail 3 games to 1. >> another tough loss for the yankees who once again had the lead in this one. it was shockingly the bullpen that let them down. jason schrevee gave up home runs. 7-3 the final. >> and jake arrieta has done it again. the cubs pitcher throws a no hitter. this was a 16-0 blowout of the reds. for cbs2 sports i'm steve overmyer have a great day. >> we will. thanks. a pair of newborns on the upper west side are listening to a lot of oohs and ahs since their arrival. scott rappaport reports. >> special delivery. >> it's pretty cool.
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>> it is an only in new york story rippling with ooheds ooheds of adorableness. >> right outside of the fire escape. >> high in the sky on his 16th floor fire escape on west 72nd street, jimmy o'kelly watched in wonder as these two little guys made their way into the world hatching right outside his bedroom over the weekend. he'd been watching and waiting for five weeks. >> we've been trying to keep very respectful of it, not it distract it. >> o'kelly says back in early march he first noticed a bird nest and baby bird eggs on a folded beach chair he left on the fire escape along with a very protective mama hawk. >> we knew right then that we can't disrupt this. we have to let it be. >> he says he did a little research and found out it would take about five weeks for the eggs to hatch, so anxiously yet unobtrusively he observed from a distance his bed. >> until last sunday when he
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>> you don't expect to see wildlife like this on the upper west side. >> a sight that has enthralled his neighbors who are loving the view. >> i've lived in new york city my entire life. i've seen chicken. i've heard of wolves. i didn't know these existed. >> they were born on the fire escape. >> oh, that's precious. >> that's so cool. it's beautiful. >> and the best part is the mom and her babies seem to be in no hurry to leave. >> i think they like it up here. >> content high up in their perch in the urban jungle. scott rappaport cbs2 news. >> o'kelly says his girlfriend has named the babies. she went to the celebrity route, ethan and tony hawk. >> not bad. >> well done. >> what are they going to do with that lawn chair you know what i mean. give it as a gift. >> 5:26. still ahead, the mtv video music awards are coming to the
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throughout the city in tribute to the life of prince. we'll have a live report from harlem coming up. >> today's earth day and for the first time ever manhattan is going car free. we'll tell you what this means for your morning commute. >> and do your windshield wipers come on without warning. it could be a sign that your car's been hacked. find out how to keep cyber criminals out of your vehicle.
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you're watching cbs2 news this morning. it's 5:30, 65 degrees on this friday, april 22nd. temperatures heating up today. we keep that umbrella handy. we're tracking rain; traffic and weather on the 2's coming your way in just a moment. >> intending to write to the italy police department, not the new jersey police department. >> international confusion. how a police chief in verona new jersey was able to save a life in verona italy. >> purple rain, purple rain. >> and the world seeing a lot of purple in memory of music legend prince seen here performing at super bowl 41. tributes are happening across the country and here in the tri- state area. this is a live look outside the apollo theater in harlem.
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>> and i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. janelle burrell outside the apollo theater in harlem. >> first cbs2's jamie yukccas. >> landmarks across the country lit up in purple overnight. the color that came to represent prince's career. >> fans paid tribute to the music icon by singing his greatest hits on the streets. >> some of the loudest voices could be heard from prince's hometown of minneapolis. outside the venue where purple rain was filmed. the score earned him an oscar. >> he put minneapolis on the map, so i think it's great that we're celebrating his life and not, you know, in sorrow. >> it was here in minneapolis where prince honed his eclectic sound mastering all aspects of his music from production to arrangement. >> the legendary singer and
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and sold more than 100 million records during his 40-year career. something music critic john breem said he accomplished with little help. >> his outfits the videos, he did everything. no one else in the history of music has done everything as well at such a high level as he can. >> leading up to his death, the reclusive star had embarked on a strip down piano and microphone tour. the 57-year-old spent his final moments at his paisley park estate where mourners continue to celebrate his life and mourn his sudden passing. jamie yuccas cbs2 news chanhassen minnesota. >> we will have much more coming up in just a moment. including tributes that took place in new york. first it's 5:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. it's going to be a mild day today. there you go, 65 the current reading in the city. winds are calm. relative humidity is up. you feel that too. it's sticky.
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you need to have those higher dew points to support those showers pushing into parts of sullivan county, then a long stretch, little bit of sup peeks through that southwest wind will warm us up. in fact, already by lunchtime you're in the mid-70s. 80 the high, well above the normal of 64 with more clouds than sun definitely. those showers this afternoon and tonight, though, could have a little bit of embedded heavy rain. >> need a little bit right? >> absolutely over 2 below just for the month of april. >> how about the commute this friday morning. >> so far we have a little action to talk about unfortunately. we're getting busy in newark. we have an overturned truck blocking the left lane on route 78. that is eastbound at exit 58. this is just as you approach the turnpike tolls. it is causing delays back to exit 56. then we head to manhattan where we've got some closures. 1st avenue will be closed from 42nd to 48th street yet again, and all this is due to the signing of the paris climate
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let's take a live look outside, no delays so far at the lincoln tunnel. also the holland and george washington bridge are moving well. alternate side parking is in effect for you today city wide. several vets with blocked off in brooklyn last night as hundreds celebrated the life and legends of prince. >> janelle burrell joins us live in harlem with more this morning. >> reporter: hi chris. prince certainly loved it here at the apollo, and the fans, they definitely loved him back. you can see there are actually some people still mingling around here this morning keeping vigil all throughout the night underneath this marquee still lit up in his honor. >> prince's when doves cry blasting outside of the apollo.
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lyrics singing along to the artist's song fondly remembering the legend. >> i've seen prince 27 times, and i'm in my mid-40s, and this is -- this was a hard one. this was very hard, and i think my generation just lost just a legend, an icon. >> tk kyle one of several people keeping vigil underneath the apollo marquee overnight. we spoke with karen menardi at 3:00 this morning. >> i've been here since the beginning of yesterday, i haven't been home yet. it feels so right to be here. >> the artist and his vast collection of work marking milestones in fans lives. salutes to the purple one happening not just here in harlem but across new york city. brooklyn borough hall awash in his signature color and in fort greene spike lee leading a dance party in the street thursday night drawing hundreds to celebrate the life of prince rogers nelson.
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purple bots on display at the hard rock cafe and and this fitting new york tribute in addition to the subway station's sign in his honor. a quirky flamboyant man on the stage known to be shy his real life, a lesson in individuality, those who loved him say will be part of his lasting legacy. >> and back live, outside of the apollo we can county to see fans continue -- expect to see fans continuing to come by and pay their respects throughout the weekend as the celebrations continues celebrating the life and legacy of prince. reporting live outside the apollo theater in harlem, janelle burrell news cbs2. >> fellow musicians are praising prince on social media. >> usher tweeted just came back from cuba and received horrible news. such an iconic legend, we'll forever cherish you and what you gave this earth. alicia keys said prince was a gift and a genius.
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his music left me forever changed. and lionel richie tweeted i can't believe it. i'm in total shock. so many wonderful memories. i will miss him. stay with cbs2 for continuing coverage on the death of prince. we'll have updates throughout the morning as well as online at cbsnewyork.com and on twitter as well as facebook. a postal employee is looking for a $100 million apology from the nypd. 26-year-old kareem baker says he feels police have been out to get him after he happened to give street directions to cop killer -- brinsley in 2014. baker says since then police have been harassing him including an alleged beating after a dispute over parking. >> they continued to punch him, and stomp on his head and kick him until additional officers showed up. >> they beat on me just like the first two officers did and
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just being just feeling like i was about to take my last breath. >> detectives anglo papina and robert carbone are charged with assaulting baker. the nypd would not comment saying only that the two detectives have been suspended without pay. former new york assembly speaker sheldon silver is his family have submitted letters to the judge ahead of his sentencing for corruption. the 72-year-old democrat wrote i failed the people of new york, no question about it. because of me the government has been ridiculed. his wife rosa revealed silver is battling prostate cancer and wrote i am not sure what i can say to your honor except that my husband is a good man. from silver's son ed, he is not an evil criminal or sinister being. prosecutors are asking for a sentence of at least 15 years in the case. the eight-day jewish holiday of passover begins at sunset. it's a joy us festival of freedom. it commemorates the exit of
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new york city is doing its part to reduce pollution today as the world observes earth day. >> parts of the city will be pedestrians paradise today and become consider free. ilona gold live in union square with more details for us. >> reporter: chris, today the city is sending a message to the public to leave your cars at home. this is the first ever car-free earth day in manhattan, and that means some of the streets are going to shut down including right here in union square. the whole goal of today is to cut down on emissions. city leaders are encouraging as many people as possible to walk or ride bike and city bike is offering free rides today. it's important to note that some streets are going to shut down in three different locations. from ten this morning until two this afternoon broadway is closed to vehicles between 17th and union square to 23rd street in the flat iron district. there will also be closures by nyu near washington area park for that same time frame and washington heights will be
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and 177th street. that closure lasts until 5 tonight. the environment is also going to be a big conversation at the united nations today. leaders from across the world are in town and expected to sign a paris agreement on climate change that is to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide. president obama would have to sign on that agreement. he will not be at today's meeting. ilona gold cbs2 news. coming up, international confusion, how the police chief in verona new jersey saved a life in verona italy. >> and a car flips over in a new jersey and neighbors say
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you're much too fast, little red corvette. >> we've been talking about our favorite prince song, this is mine. little red corvette. lets get to traffic and weather on the 2's, john elliott. >> i tell what, we are going to see some rain, not purple but we are going to see some rain and we'll see changes during the course of the weekend. today 80 with humidity feels like a summer day, and then you're just in the low to mid- 60s by sunday. 62, in brooklyn, 59 for the north shore. 57, this is sherry if you don't like humidity you're not alone. we all know cherie can't stand it, bad hair day. 55 in montgomery new york and this is true. we need the rain. everything is dry up this way. there's a fire danger and neighbor weather watcher chrissy can't even get the weeds out of the ground. it's like rock hard.
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not a washout, and not really a soaking rain. itst just periods of rain with a brief heavy downpour for a few. in the city we have clouds overhead. you can see that, the sun working its way up on this earth day, and maria mccoal's 50th birthday. i don't believe that. the last time i checked maria was 29. 65 with clouds, winds are calm. relative humidity at 54%. yaphank's at 50. 56 in roslyn and dairy ann. 58 in cranberry. toms river bob checked in this morning and glen campbell's got a birthday today as well. hour by hour, you're 75 at lunchtime, 75 and feeling it with the humidity. almost 80 at 2. we're shooting for 80 for a high in the city. southwest wind fills in. that means south shore you're over 10 degrees cooler than that and 72 tonight. it's going to be mild for your friday night. you actually might need an
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fun or if you're working late. i'll tell you what else is high, those pollen numbers, tree pollen, birch is the worst one. oak's going it start to fill in. pollen's high. there's not that much relief from the rain. it's just a sign of the season. even though we have clouds and rain in the forecast, uv forecast stays at a 7. if it's an all day outside you'll be dodging drops now and then but you also need that sunscreen. just outside of our area north and west around damascus, there's a little bit of wet weather. then a break, then another line of showers. again, timing this out, watch what happens between say now and lunchtime, not a whole lot, so the commute for many is drop free, and then just a few isolated showers this afternoon into the afternoon commute. again, it's not a washout, but the dynamics are there for an isolated thunderstorm later today overnight and some of this will linger into the first part of your saturday as well.
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with sun by saturday afternoon. it's friday morning, let's get you there with kyla. thank you john. good morning everybody. fridays can get busy. in newark an overturned truck is blocking the left lane on route 78 eastbound. this is at exit 58. it's just as you approach the turnpike tolls causing delays back to exit 56. lets live look in jericho where we have an accident. you can kind of see it there on the left side of your screen. it's blocking the shoulder on the westbound l.i.e. at exit 41 and it's causing delays. you can see these delays here. they are going all the way back to exit 44. checking mass transit this morning, everything is on or close to schedule, path trains, new jersey transit and long island railroad will offer extra service for passover. in money watch this morning, unemployment continues to fall. >> and starbucks wants to be about more than just coffee. cbs2's jill wagner live at the
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good morning chris and mary. the markets put the brakes on a massive winning streak. the dow fell 113 points yesterday. the nasdaq fell 2. the number of people applying for unemployment benefits keeps falling. the labor department said last week it was at its lowest level since 1973. a good sign employers are holding on to workers despite mixed sills about -- signals about the u.s. economy. >> starbucks says it will continue to push breakfast sandwiches, salad boxes and other food to get people into the store during the slower parts of the day. starbucks says profits rose 16% in the first three month of the year. >> and sales of prince's online music surged following his death. within hours all of the top ten songs on itunes were from prince, the number one purple rain. prince was opposed to online streaming.
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remove his music from most streaming services. chris and mary. >> thanks so much. before taylor swift and all these people started stirring up rights for the artists prince was ahead of that by decades. thanks so much. some positive economic news for atlantic city. a top doctors regulator says the gambling halls plan to hire more workers. the city's eight casinos plan to hire 2400 workers and 600 of them will be full-time positions. governor christie says he's disappointed a man picked to lead new jersey transit has backed out of the job. amtrak executive william crosby says he's changed his mind because he didn't want to relocate his family from virginia. christie said crosby told him face-to-face he'd take the job. it's better than him having second thoughts after starting. a police chief in new jersey helped save the life of a woman thousands of miles away in europe. last week verona chief mitchell stern got an e-mail from a
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he was worried that she might take her life, but the friend made a mistake. he was trying to reach police in verona italy, not verona new jersey. stern quickly contacted italian police who found the woman. she cut her arm and had taken too many antidepressants but recovered at a hospital. on tuesday she sent chief stern an e-mail. >> the lucky thing is that i have a chance to write this letter to you and say thank you. no wonder i begin to enjoy everything around me at this moment. life is brilliant. >> wow, stern says it's amazing to be able to get help within minutes for someone more than 4,000 miles away. >> i tell you, not bad. good work right there. >> up next the mtv video music awards are coming to new york and we have all the details. >> we know to protect our phones and computers against hackers. now your car can be vulnerable if your doors are locking without notice, a cyber attacker could be controlling your vehicle. what you can do to keep them out. >> steve overmyer has this
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>> the yankees and mets are both in action tonight, and a crucial game 5 for the islanders against the panthers, that series tied at 2. >> the penguins put the rangers on the brink of elimination and
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no hitter. the mtv video music awards are coming to new york city. the vmas will air live from madison square garden for the first time. radio city music hall hosted the first vma's back in 1984. let's get you to traffic
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starting out steamy this morning. >> red in the morning so maybe sailors taking warning. my concern is going to be for tonight. clouds and 65 right now. it's just a stray shower is some morning sun. us up. it's more active late in the afternoon and tonight. and again, not a washout, but you know, all the elements are thunderstorm. national weather service pointing out that these storms capable of dropping some hail and kicking up some wind. that's later today and tonight and right around 80 for a high. that shower threat will decrease saturday even though clouds linger and then the weekend shapes up. should be pretty nice. up. let's get the latest from kyle. >> we're doing the best we can. we do have a few things to talk about this morning. we start in newark where we have an overturned truck. it is blocking the right and center lanes on route 78 eastbound at exit 57, and this is just as you approach the turnpike tolls and it is
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we head outside and take a live look at jericho. we've got an accident blocking the shoulder on the westbound l.i.e. at exit 41. delays going all the way back to exit 45. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. mary. >> kyla thank you. a new jersey couple is recovering after being rescued from their flipped over car. chopper 2 flew over the scene in are way just before noon. emergency crews cut off the top of the car to get the two people out. they were treated at the hospital and released. neighbors say the curvy stretch of the road is a danger zone. there have been at least eight similar crashes in the same area in recent years. >> i'm like oh, no not again. people entirely speed too much here. it's like a raceway ask they just lose control. >> i'm at a loss for words. i don't know what to say anymore. >> many of the residents have kept photos detailing the series of wrecks. a warning to drivers, the fbi says hackers can take over
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agents say it can happen even while you're behind the wheel. >> imagine driving down the road and suddenly losing control. the accelerator useless, the radio deafening and the windshield wipers going haywire because of hackers. >> we're killing the engine right now. >> in an experiment with wired magazines hackers take control of a jeep cherokee, an internet connected car using the computer connected to the internet inside the car hackers 10 miles away were able to control and even shut down the jeep. the car's manufacturer issued a recall to fix some of the problems. the fbi warnings hackers can still target connected cars. the better business bureau says to treat your car like a computer meaning be wary before downloading third-party material, respect recalls and keep the software up to date. if you think you've been
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manufacturer immediately and always lock your car. >> earlier this month the assistant attorney general said by 2020, 70% of new cars will be connected by online connectivity making every car on the road vulnerable. >> if your windshield wipers are going on and you didn't turn them on. >> the convenience is amazing but it's a little scary too. >> are people loading personal data into their car. >> you load personal data into your car and a lot of times if there's some type of virus in there it takes over the whole system. >> so much to think about. >> no thanks. >> i miss my pacer. >> roll down those windows today. >> you do need the ac. if your ac's working it's because your wife turned it on. it's going to be muggy out there. >> you know what the ac was on my first car, sticking my head out the window. a lot of people might be screaming on the long island expressway. we have an accident there.
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>> it's going to be rough getting around the l.i.e. >> time is now 5:56. still ahead, remembering music legend prince, touching tributes in new york and across the country. we are live with team coverage. >> plus new information in the mayor de blasio fund-raising scandal and its possible connection to the controversial horse carriage ban. >> and fire hydrant caps go missing across one borough. is it putting the public at risk.
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continue right after this. live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. >> beautiful friday morning, and look at that temperature, 65 degrees. coming up on 6 a.m. on this friday april 22nd. temperatures could hit the 80s, and we are tracking some rain. we'll check in with john in just a moment. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's coming up in just a second. first here's your morning news 2 go. >> purple rain, purple rain. >> the world is seeing a lot of purple today in memory of music legend prince. this is his performance from
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tributes have been happening across the country. >> yeah, in brooklyn, it was more of a celebration of his life. spike lee hosted the bash to honor his friend and people also gathered in new york city's apollo theater to stage their own celebration in harlem. prince died yesterday morning at his compound near minneapolis. we'll have live team coverage all morning and throughout the morning. >> we will fully cooperate with any investigation. >> new information in the new york city corruption scandal. could there be a connection between a federal probe into a mayor de blasio fundraiser and the controversial ban on horse carriages. cbs2 political reporter marsha about it. what he had to say is coming up. >> also another big story. a top official at the board of elections is off the job this morning following tuesday's primary voting problems. the names of 126,000 brooklyn voters were removed from the
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we're going to have more details on this. the board of elections chief is suspended without pay, and that's all coming up. >> firefighters have 2 or 3 minute delay in hooking up the hose, somebody could die. >> fire hydrants open and exposed all over queens. many are apparently missing their caps. could residents be in danger here. we check out the situation for you. >> here comes the 2-2 in the air, this should do it. jason heyward makes the catch. it's a no hitter. jake arrieta has done it again. >> cubs win, cubs win. it's the first no hitter of the season, and it has been thrown last night by your chicago cubbies. they shut out the cincinnati reds big time, 16-0 was the final in this. for jake arrieta that's his second no hitter in his last eleven starts. we're going to have more coming up in sports.
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weather on the 2's. >> just having a flashback of will ferrell. i think you know what i'm talking about. here's the deal. we've got clouds in the city right now. mild conditions, 65 is the current reading. let's show you where the rain is right now. there's a little rain in through parts of the hudson valley. very little. what happens is you get a little shower, passing shower and then there's going to be a long breck. the front is well to the west so it's going to be, i think more active late this afternoon, and in fact, even overnight tonight, that's when we could see a thunderstorm. and those individual storms will be rather strong. i don't think they'll be that widespread. one of the ingredients that extra lift in the atmosphere, that's a by-product of that southwest wind shooting for 80 muggy degrees later today. all right, it's after 6. if you got to go you need to know what's going on with kyla. >> yes you do. we're going to start in newark new jersey. an overturned truck is blocking the right and center lanes on route 78.
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and it's just as you approach the turnpike tolls. it is causing delays back to exit 56. then we head outside to jericho, and we've got an accident here blocking the shoulder on the westbound long island expressway at exit 41, and the delays that it's causing they're going back to about exit 45. let's talk about the george washington bridge. i have better news this friday, no delays, looking good at gwb. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. chris and mary over to you. from hollywood to harlem people are painting the town in purple paying tribute to music legend prince. >> jamie yuccas a live outside prince's house in minnesota, janelle burrell is live outside the apollo theater in harlem. >> believe it or not there is one woman who's been out here since yesterday afternoon when news first broke that prince had passed away. she's one of hundreds and
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been coming by here at the apollo theater to pay tribute underneath this marquee lit up in his honor. prince's when doves cry blasted outside of the apollo. fans taking comfort in the lyrics singing along to the artist's song fondly remembering the legend. >> i've seen prince 27 times and i'm in my mid-40s, and this was a hard one. this was very hard, and i think my generation just lost just a legend, an icon. >> tk kyle one of several people keeping vigil overnight. we spoke with karen menardy at 3:00 this morning. >> i've been here since the beginning of yesterday. i haven't been home yet. it feels so right to be here. >> the artist and his vast collection of work marking milestones in fans lives. >> i probably made two kids off a prince record. >> salutes to the purple one
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harlem but across new york city. brooklyn borough hall awash in his signature color and in fort greene spike lee leading a dance party in the street thursday night drawing hundreds to celebrate the life of prince rogers nelson. in time square his high heeled purple be thes on display at the hard rock cafe, and at the prince street subway stop in soho this fitting new york tribute in addition to the subway station's sign in his honor. a quirky flamboyant man on the stage known to be shy in his real life, a lesson in individuality. those who loved him say will be part of his lasting legacy. >> reporter: back live outside of the apollo you can see some of the flowers and candles that fans have left here. this is a stage that prince performed on many times and the apollo theater people here certainly loved him right back. we were expecting to see people
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reporting live this morning reporting live this morning from harlem, janelle burrell cbs2 news. >> thanks. fans have been gathering at prince's minnesota home ever since word spread of his death. jamie yuccas is joins us live from prince's compound. >> the world is mourning the loss of prince, but the loss here in minnesota is so deep. this was their hometown hero. the radio stations here have been playing his music nonstop. you can see a memorial growing here at his home at paisley park in suburban minneapolis, and in downtown minneapolis, an all night dance party is still going strong right now. landmarks lit up in purple overnight, the color that came to represent prince's career. fans pay tribute to the music icon by singing his greatest hits on the streets. some of the loudest voices could be heard from prince's hometown of minneapolis outside the venue where purple rain was filmed. the score earned him an oscar. >> he put minneapolis on the map, so i think it's great that we're celebrating husband life and not, you know, in sorrow. >> it was here in minneapolis where prince honed his eclectic sound mastering all aspects of his music from production to arrangement. >> the legendary singer and song writer won seven grammys and sold more than 100 million records during his 40 year career, something music critic john breem says he accomplished with little help. >> his outfits, the videos he did everything. no one else in the history of music has done everything as well at such a high level as he did. >> purple rain, purple rain >> leading up to his death the reclusive star had embarked on a strip down piano and microphone tour. the 57-year-old spent his final moments at his paisley park estate where mourners continue
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>> now ribs' publicist had said that the singer had recently been ill but no cause of death has been determined just yet. the medical examiner will perform an autopsy later today. thank you. president obama said he and the first lady join millions of fans mourning prince's death. the president released a statement saying in part today the world lost a creative icon. he was a virtuoso. >> and oprah winfrey tweeted prince the doves really are crying now, listening to your music remembering you, hashtag rip prince. >> stay with cbs2 for continuing coverage on the death of prince. we'll have updates throughout the morning as well as online at cbsnewyork.com and on twitter and facebook. time is now 6:09. coming up, new developments in the primary voting problems, a top official off the job this morning. >> plus is there a connection
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carriage ban and mayor de blasio's fund-raising. cbs2 investigates. >> and new limits set on the costume characters in time square. we will break it down for you
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hi dad. uh huh. yeah...sorry about that. think about it there must be higher love down in the heart what do you think? and in the stars above hi ted, glad you could join us,
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bring me a higher love i could rise above it's 6:12, and we've got john elliott standing by. >> i tell you what, it's a mild day today. it's a little sticky. dew points are up. all the ingredients there,
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for an isolated thunderstorm much later today. starting our day with a nonsunrise because the clouds are going to obscure that sun, and that full moon fading away. joann has 55 babylon village. what's interesting is she's going to see cooler temperatures with that west wind. she's very, very happy that it's friday. she is not alone. we have mild readings into the hudson valley. i believe this is -- oh, charlie i had someone, charlie's got 55. maybe this is jackie. she's got 53 in huganot new a little eaglet, i don't know if you can see that. there's a tiny little eaglet there mom's watching over. beautiful from parts of the hudson valley. you desperately need the rain. you're going to see just a passing shower this morning thunderstorm tonight. in the city it's mild. it's not the bright start we saw the last few days but there's hazy sun out there, and
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much of the area of the commute is fine. you're fine all the way through lunchtime. partly cloudy and 63. wind are calm. relative humidity a lot higher than it has been. 56 in scarsdale. 62 in summit. warmer than you were the last few days. 55 in monticello, 54 in roslyn. numbers hour by hour, mild at 8. 75 by lunchtime. are you kidding, clouds today. i think it's relatively quiet between 8 and noon and. then by 2 we see a few showers northwest. 80 by 5. that's when we could see an isolated thunderstorm. the keyword there is isolated. this is not going to be a washout. you're just going to see these showers pop up and kind of amble through. 80 well above the normal of 64. sunsets at 7:43. sun's been up for about 7, 8 minutes. there's a little bit of wet weather in sullivan county. so much of the area is just waiting.
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then there will be a batch of showers and then saturday morning there's another round. so it is going to be kind of a long term event with the clouds to start, then a shower this afternoon, thunderstorms overnight tonight into the first part of your day tomorrow, clouds through midday, then sun, and then you're done, and we see a nice day for your sunday. looks great. it will be rather comfortable as well. just the mid-60s. a lot cooler than we are today, 80 and you're feeling it with those higher dew points. best chance for a shower will be late in day and at night. for the weekend, a warmup, monday more rain that we need on tuesday. the latest in traffic, i'll tell you who can help, it's kyla. >> thank you so much. jim smith is in chopper 2 over route 78 where we're having big problems with an overturned truck. what can you see here? >> it is in the express lanes, eastbound 78.
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to the new jersey turnpike, those entry tolls to take you towards hudson county where the north south turnpike. now there's just one lane open again. it's in the express lane. local lanes are fine. there is a delay building into the express lanes, a quarter mile, maybe a little more. crews are on the scene trying to get that truck uprighted at this time. thank you so much jim. and then let's head to manhattan, talk about some closures. 1st avenue will be closed from 42nd to 48th street as well as cross streets in the area that's due to the signing of the paris climate agreement that's happening at the united nations. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. thank you. an update on tuesday's primary problems. the top board of elections official in brooklyn will not be on the job today. more than 125,000 people in brooklyn found they'd been dropped from the voter rolls.
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snyderman and city comptroller scott stringer have opened separate investigations. now to the new york city corruption scandal and the federal probe into mayor de blasio's fund-raising. it now involves a group that lobbied the mayor to ban horse- drawn carriages. more from marcia kramer. >> mayor de blasio mingling with constituents and spending precisely 1 minute and 57 second answering questions about a decision by u.s. attorney and manhattan district attorney syrus vance to expand the probe of his fund-raising operations to include the big bucks donors who pushed him to ban horse carriages. >> i've said many times we've held ourselves throughout and hold ourselves to a very high standard of integrity. >> sources telling cbs2 that a flurry of subpoenas have been issued as part of what's been described as the preliminary stages of a wide raising probe into various fund-raising activities.
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whether state election laws were circumvented and whether promises were made. >> and we will fully cooperate with any investigation. >> cbs2 first told you about the probe which includes big real estate donors and de blasio's former campaign manager two weeks ago. it has progressed from a trot to a gallop with a closure that the actions of the antihorse carriage group are now under the microscope. the ny class activists have donated generously to de blasio and he has reportedly met with them about four times since he took office. >> i wonder what happened when you met with them at city hall, what was discussed and what did you say to them. >> the broad discussion is always about how we achieve the change that was in my platform. >> did you ever talk to them about raising money for you. >> at city hall i talked to them about how to get horse carriages off the street of our cities period. >> investigators have not
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a search is underway in lower manhattan after a woman is attacked at a popular bar. investigators have released these images of the suspect. police say this woman held a knife to another woman's face inside the growler bar on south williams treat and demanded money. investigators say the suspect tried grabbing the victim's purse but took off empty handed. >> up next a new law is about to set tough restrictions on the costume characters in time square. >> did you know prince wrote songs for other artists as well, some very popular hits. we're going to listen to a
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she's never satisfied. why do we scream at each other, this is what it sound like when the doves cry a tribute to prince, of course the tributes for a and wide all across the world with news of the pop icon's death yesterday at the age of 57. we welcome you back to cbs2 news this morning, obviously listening to when doves cry, one of his popular hits. the costume characters and painted ladies of time square will have new rules to follow. mayor de blasio has signed a bill to regulate where and how they operate. the department of transportation will create restricted zones to cope them from blocking pedestrians in traffic free areas.
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zones in place by this summer. >> feels like summer out there this morning at 6:22. traffic and weather on the 2's. >> going to be a mild day today. i want to show you where the rain is it's well north and west. we are going to see those showers turn off for a while before they're more widespread this afternoon. it's around liberty just south of rocklin. you see that one little batch. then you get a sense of the break we'll see before another round this afternoon and a parting round tomorrow morning. it's been a long time, nine consecutive dry days, so initial rain will make those roadways and sidewalks slippery, very warm, cooler for the south shore, 80 degrees, and then for passover, even at 8:00 tonight 72 degrees, but remember tonight that's when we see the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm as well. >> as long as it gets in and gets out. >> yeah. i think half a saturday and then the rest of sunday looks good. >> that's how we feel about some of these traffic problems. get in and get out. >> it's friday, i want to tell everyone it's great out there
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in newark we have an overturned truck blocking the right and center lanes on route 78 as you approach the turnpike tolls and that's causing delays back to exit 58. i want to tell you about this, let's take a live look at the tappan zee bridge. cashlesstology. a state of the art system will collect tolls at highway speeds. if you don't have e-zpass the system will photograph your license plate and bill you by mail. the plan hopefully will ease congestion across the bridge. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. chris and mary over to you. critical game on the ice for the islanders. >> our other nhl team fell short last night. steve overmyer has your cbs2 sports update. >> the yankees and mets in action tonight and the islanders playing a pivotal game 5 against florida. that series tied at 2. last night the rangers needed a win at the garden but they were humiliated instead. the rangers were booed off the ice in the first period as pittsburgh outplayed them from
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5-0 is the final. the rangers trail three games to 1. another tough loss for the yankees who once again had the lead in this one. this time it was shockingly the bullpen that let them down. jason shreve gave up home runs in each of his first two pitches. and jake arrieta has done it again. the cubs pitcher throws no- hitter. this was a 16-0 blowout of the reds. for cbs2 sports i'm steve overmyer have a great day. in this morning's 2 talker steven colbert's adult twist on childhood favorite. >> and new appreciation for the genius of prince not only as a singer but also as a strong writer. >> stand back, stand back, in the middle of my room.
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>> prince cowrote it with >> prince cowrote it with stevie nicks in the 80s. it went on to become a top 10 hit. >> and also another chart topper from the 80s, manic monday by the bangles and nothing compares to you also written by prince. >> i feel for you. >> there may be a number of future great hits from prince, so many songs were never released so we'll wait to hear those. >> hundreds, almost thousands of other songs. >> the chairman of the republican national committee doesn't want pity. he told reporters it's not like he's pouring baileys into his cereal. >> steven colbert set out to find how that combo might be. >> i'm going to treat myself to
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charms or as i like to call it an irish continental breakfast. >> the host said -- hanked admitted for a 60-year-old man with type 2 diabetic it's not exactly the breakfast of champions. >> don't mess with the lucky charms or the baileys. >> the bailey's reference lost on millions of people. >> 6:26. still ahead, remembering the music legend, touching tributes in new york and across the country, we're live with team coverage. >> danger on the tracks -- >> what's happening to the fire hydrants in queens, is someone tampering with them. >> and new friends move into a
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neighbors are being welcomed. you're watching cbs2 news this morning. >> coming up on 6:30 with 63 degrees for this friday, april 22nd, you might need the ac today, it is going to be a warm one. grab the umbrella before you head out. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. [ music ] >> first the world is celebrating the life of music legend prince following his sudden passing. good morning everyone, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi.
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we're live with team coverage on the death of prince. janelle burrell is outside the apollo theater in harlem. >> first jamie yuccas has the latest from prince's home and recording studio in minnesota. >> fans pay tribute to the music icon by singing his greatest hits on the streets. some of the loudest voices could be heard from prince's hometown of minneapolis. outside the venue where purple rain was filmed. the score earned him an oscar. >> he put minneapolis on the map, so i think it's great that we're celebrating his life and not, you know in sorrow. >> it was here in minneapolis where prince honed his eclectic sound mastering all aspects of arrangement. the legendary singer ask song writer won seven grammies and sold more than 100 million records during his 40-year career, something music critic john breem says he accomplished with little help. >> his outfits, the videos, he
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no one else in the history of music has done everything as well at such a high level as he did. >> purple rain, purple rain. >> leading up to his death the reclusive star had em becomed on stripped down piano and microphone tour. he spent his final moments at his paisley park estate where mourners celebrate his life and mourn his passing. >> we'll have much more in just a moment including a tributes that took place here in new york. first let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2's. john elliott has the forecast for your weekend. got a little rain coming up. so just be prepared. grab that umbrella. >> that rain later today, i mean i brought my umbrella. many will actually not need the umbrella until later today, so i know it's kind of a pain in the neck to have to lug the thing around. here's what's going on right now. we've got partly cloudy skies, more sun than clouds in the city right now and mild. right now at 63 the normal high
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it almost feels like the afternoon. sullivan and ulster you're dealing with that first little purchase of showers. then there will be a break. then we see more this afternoon for the afternoon commute into passover evening events. that wind out of the southwest, it's even warmer today, and with those higher dew points it will really register as a warm day, 80 your high. 6:32 in the morning, we've got some headaches on the highway. >> we will try and get you through this on this friday. in newark we have an overturned truck blocking the right and center lanes on route 78. this is just as you approach the turnpike tolls. it's causing delays back to exit 58. we head to manhattan, 1st avenue will be closed from 42nd to 48th street as well as cross streets in the area due to the signing of paris climate agreement at the united nations. taking a live look outside, a disabled garbage truck.
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your screen, it's blocking one lane on the inbound helix of the lincoln tunnel. that is causing a 20 minute delay here, 15 minutes at the holland tunnel and george washington bridge. if you're headed to the airport we've got good news there, all is on or close to schedule at jfk, laguardia and newark liberty airports. thank you. several streets in fort greene brooklyn were blocked off as hundreds celebrated the life and legacy of prince. >> and the party continued in harlem at the famed apollo theater. janelle burrell joins us live with more. >> reporter: hi there, chris. we actually spoke with one man this morning who says that prince provided the sound track to his childhood, a man many consider to be a musical genius. there's one woman who's been out here since yesterday afternoon when news first broke of his death, one of hundreds
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here underneath this marquee paying tribute to his life. >> prince's when doves cry blasting outside of the apollo. fans taking comfort in the lyrics, singing along to the artist's song fondly remembering the legend. >> i've seen prince 27 times, and i'm in my mid-40s, and this was a hard one. this was very hard, and i think my generation just lost just a legend, an icon. >> tk kyle one of several people keeping vigil underneath the apollo marquee overnight. we spoke with karen menardy at 3:00 this morning. >> i've within here from the beginning of yesterday. i haven't been home yet. it just feels so right to be here. >> the artist and his vast collection of work marking milestones in fans lives. >> i probably made two kids off a prince. >> reporter: salutes to the purple one happening not just here in harlem but across new york city.
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his signature color and in fort greene spike lee leading a dance party in the street thursday night drawing hundreds to celebrate the life of prince rogers nelson. in time square his high heeled purple boots on display at the hard rock cafe and at the prince street subway stop in soho, this fitting new york tribute in addition to the subway station's sign in his honor. a quirky flamboyant man on the stage known to be shy in his real life, a lesson in individuality those who loved him say will be part of his lasting legacy. >> now back live outside of the apollo, you're looking at live pictures of a memorial here on the sidewalk where fans have been leaving some flowers and candles here this morning. obviously they are very crushed by the news of his death, but they say they are choosing to celebrate his life. he performed several times here at the apollo, and of course he will forever be part of its history.
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harlem, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thank you. fellow musicians are praising prince on social media. >> usher tweeted just came back from cuba and received horrible news. such an iconic lend. we'll forever cherish you and what you gave this earth. >> alicia keys said prince is a gift and a genius. he showed us that we have no limits. his music left me changed forever. >> and lionel richie tweeted i can't believe it. i'm in total shock. so many wonderful memories. i will miss him. stay with cbs2 for continuing coverage on the death of prince the we'll have updates throughout the morning as well as online at cbsnewyork.com and on twitter and facebook. former new york assembly speaker sheldon silver and his family have submitted letters to a judge ahead of his sentencing for corruption. the 72-year-old democrat wrote "i failed the people of new york, no question about it. because of me the government has been ridiculed. his wife rosa revealed silver is battling prostate cancer and
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say to your honor except that my husband is a good man. from silver's son ed. he is not an evil criminal or sinister being. prosecutors are asking for a sentence of at least 15 years. governor chris christie says he's disappointed the man picked to lead new jersey transit has backed out. former amtrak executive william crosby said he changed his mind because he didn't want to relocate his family from virginia. crosby told him face-to-face he would take the young but the governor added it's better than crosby having second thoughts after starting. it's unclear who new jersey transit's second choice will be. new york city is doing its part to reduce pollution today as the world observes earth day. >> parts of the city will be pedestrian's paradise today being core free. ilona gold live in union square with details. >> starting at 10:00 this morning, three locations across manhattan are going car free. that means some of the streets are going to be shut down, and one of them is broadway right
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we can tell you that city bike is offering free rides all day, and city leaders are encouraging the public to ride a bike or walk to cut down on harmful emissions. this is the first ever car free earth day in the city. if you're commuting here's what you can expect. from 10 to 2 broadway will be closed to vehicles in flat iron and union square between 17th and 23rd streets. there will also be closures around nyu by washington area park and washington heights will be affected on wadsworth avenue between 173rd and 177th streets. that closure lasts until 5 tonight. also at the united nations the environment will be a big topic today. dozens of world leaders will be in town to sign a paris agreement on climate change. countries will set their own goals to reduce emissions of carbon monoxide and greenhouse gases. president obama will have to sign that agreement that will happen at a later date. we're live in union square, ilona gold cbs2 news.
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still ahead, danger on the tracks, the new jersey railroad crossing just named one of the worst in the country. >> plus who's tampering with fire hydrants. caps missing and neighbors are
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if -rz [ music ] another one of those prince songs that just makes you want
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talk about a great stretch for prince back in 1984. this release was wedged between when doves cry and purple rain. >> incredible. >> boom, boom, boom. hit after hit after hit. >> a legend. >> let get to traffic and weather on the 2's this morning for you. >> what an instrumentalist. >> everything, writer, performer, everything. >> just an artist. >> april is volunteer month, and today we honor all the volunteer leaders of the girl scouts. it's girl scout leadership day. thanks for all the hard work you do. let's all be prepared and get ready for the day today. we've got some sun in the city right now. partly cloudy and 63. it's a relatively quiet morning with showers in the hudson valley. how mild is this. 56 in white plains, 62 in edison. these numbers compare to yesterday. 7 to 27 degrees warmer. you feel it out the door. you're feeling the humidity too. 67 will feel like it.
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lets see, that makes it feel like june 19th, but it is still springtime. evidence of that right there on the tip of your nose. boy that pollen count is high. it's tree pollen really the menace we're dealing with today. very little relief from the rain. speaking of we are over 2 inches below just for the month. so that initial first rain is going to be slippery. here's some showers right there. that's about it. parts of sullivan, ulster county, then a break. you get a sense of the movement of this. that's later this afternoon. last showers coming in and clearing out on saturday. it's been nine days, so do watch out. those initial drops will make things very slippery today. but it is going to be mild with that high of 80 for the weekend starts gray and a little wet early saturday, then nicer. cooler sunday, warm again first part of next week. it's been busy on a friday morning. let's what's going on kyla? >> it has certainly been busy. we have trouble in newark where
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blocking the right and center lanes on route 78. it's just as you approach those turnpike tolls and it is causing delays back to exit 58. we have some subway issues to tell you about right now due to signal problems at 36 the street in brooklyn, southbound d and n trains are running with delays this morning. checking mass transit, the long island railroad will offer extra service this afternoon for the passover holiday, and everything is running on or close to schedule for everybody else. not bad there. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. the u.s. government is sounding the alarm over a dangerous new jersey railroad crossing with more than a dozen crashes including one fatality since 2016. the railroad crossing on midland avenue and elmwood park has been named among the 15 worst in the country. $800,000 in safety upgrades last year have made a difference at the sharply angled crossing. the improvements include computerized stoplights,
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warning flashers. >> it's better for the motorists because they don't get stuck on the tracks. the light will come on, the warning signals will come on before the trains trains are remotely close to the area. >> is it ever enough, things are always going to happen. >> the state d.o.t. hopes the upgrades will eventually get the crossing off the most dangerous list. the sounding of an alarm over fire hydrants sounds in the city. people are growing concerned. what it means if there's a fire. >> open and exposed, according to a local state senator tony avella fire hydrants all over queens are missing their caps putting residents in danger. >> it's almost like a hardy boy mystery, the case of the missing fire hydrant caps. >> he's been on the case since november sending letters to the department of environmental protection and the fdny that have gone unanswered.
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puts the queens community in danger because an open hydrant can be clogged so when the firemen go to wrench it open the water can be delayed coming out. >> the firefighters have a 2 or 3 minute delay in hooking up the hose, somebody could die. >> the dep says it responds to any reports to 311 of missing fire hydrant caps and fdny inspects every fire hydrant in the city and replaces any missing cap. >> senator avella says he's seen this all over the neighborhood and we've counted at least five. that's not settling well with people who live here. >> i don't want to die in a fire. >> if it's something that's going to delay from, you know, turning off the fire or something like that, you know,. >> some theorize thieves are selling these caps for scrap metal. >> the city has to function better. we all know, but if people are stealing it it's really shame. >> avella suggests attaching caps with a metal chain. neighbors say that would be a
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>> in case of a fire, you know, the cap supposed to be on the fire hydrant. anybody could come along and down the street. >> the dep says the best way to report a hydrant problem is calling 311? the fdny and dep says the fire hydrants -- positive economic news for atlantic city. a top casino regulator says the gambling halls plan to hire many issue workers this year. the city's eight casinos plan to hire 2400 workers. 600 of them will be full-time. >> still ahead giving the gift of life to a stranger three times over. >> plus some special guests swoop in to an upper west side fire escape. >> but first steve overmyer has this morning's sports update. >> the yankees and the mets are both in action tonight and a crucial game 5 for the islanders against the panthers. that series tied at 2. last night the penguins put the
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elimination with a 5-0 shutout.
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throws a no hitter. an unusual three-way kidney swap in north shore university hospital. the donors are expected to give their kidneys to loved ones but they weren't good matches.
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donor registry revealed three complete strangers were ideal. the surgeries took place yesterday. the donors stood bind those who received their organs. for some it was very emotional. >> i did what i could do to make sure that she could live her life. >> they were all smiles. there were hugs of joy among the six who are no longer strangers. they're urging anyone who can to become a living donor. >> nice, nice, nice right there. isn't that great to see that. >> special moment. >> great night on wall street, a little gigi's play house. i met your brother-in-law last night. >> of course and my beautiful nephew lenny. >> and his wife yesterday. we took a couple pictures. we'll show you some highlights from the american finance museum. she was named gigi play house's very first play house ambassador a great crowd on hand as she got her award. a number of people, again, like john did with some of the kids that he spoke with the other day.
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then the place just went berserk. it just erupted with applause. it was a great benefit to benefit kids and adults living with down syndrome. they do some great great things at gigi's play house. >> how special of you to be there too. >> let's get the kids ready for school. feels like a june morning out there. umbrellas down now. keep them handy for later. 80 in the city, but at 15 degrees spread, cool spots on the island with that southwest wind to the low 80s interior sections. 72 passover this evening, yeah, your numbers tonight is still warm and that's when we see a better chance for some of those rumbling thunderstorms. early drops on saturday, then nice, 64 sunday afternoon, but chilly as we get ready to march for babies. but that's nice. that will keep us all up and ready to go. let's get you ready to go for this friday. >> thank you so much. good morning everyone. we have some trouble out there in newark.
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blocking the right and center lanes on route 78. just as you approach those turnpike tolls and unfortunately we have a new accident in the same area. this a bus versus a car with an overturned jeep involved as well. so some trouble there this morning. subway issues, we've got some signal problems at 36th street in brooklyn. the southbound d and m trains are running with delays this morning. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thanks. a pair of newborns on the upper west side are eliciting a lot of oohs and ahs since their arrival. two baby hawks were born on a 15th floor fire escape on sunday right outside jimmy o'kelly's apartment. he first noticed their nest and eggs early last month. >> we knew right then we can't disrupt this. we have to let it be. >> i've lived in new york city my entire life. i've seen chickens. i've heard of wolves but i
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>> maggie you've seen a lot of chickens in new york city? they took five weeks to make their debut. his girlfriend has named the birds ethan and tony hawk. >> perfect. >> a room with a view right. let's check in with cbs this morning norah o'donnell and charlie rose joining us with a preview. >> we're wearing our purple today because we're remembering the life of prince. anthony mason is going to look at his influence on music. >> plus stevie wonder will be with us and we'll talk with the music legend's former drummer and fiancee sheila e. the news is back in the morning, we'll see you in a few minutes.
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tributes have been pouring in for legendary music star prince who died yesterday at the age of 57. film director spike lee hosted an event celebrate his music in brooklyn. no cause of the death for the singer has been indicated as of yet. an autopsy will be connected later today. >> the top board of elections
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on the job after major voting problems during tuesday's primaries. the chief clerk has been suspended without pay while the investigation continues. new york city doing its parse to reduce plugs as the world observes earth day. parts of the city will become car free in three locations. residents are encouraged to walk or ride a bike. city bike is offering free rides. jews are paying for passover: passover commemorates the exodus of jews from slavery in egypt. let's get over to coy chi kyla grogan. we have an overturned truck blocking the right and center lanes on route 78 as you approach the turnpike tolls. we have another accident in the same area. we've got a bus versus a car with an overturned jeep. they do have a tow truck out there so hopefully clearing soon. the lincoln tunnel has about a 30 minute delay, 20 minutes at the holland and the george washington bridge.
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john. you can see we're still dry, the commute's going to be dry this morning, many of us dry through lunchtime and into the afternoon. but there's some rain in parts of the area, very few showers this morning. you can see a break to the west, they will fill in this afternoon and tonight. that's when we see the possibility of a thunderstorm. you can see some hail and gusty winds with those individual storms, then we clear you out by saturday afternoon. cooler sunday. >> thanks so much. we'll have 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. have a great day and a wonderful weekend. captioning funded by cbs good morning, it is friday, april 22nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." the world honors the musical

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