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it is 4:30, 71 degrees on this tuesday, august 2nd. not as hot and humid today, but a chance of showers does exist. good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> happening now, protesters vow to return to city hall park thi morning. >> the group wants the mayor to get rid of bill bratton. >> there were no arrests made against protesters last night as they were removed from city hall park down just a few blocks away here, but protesters are asking for arrests to be made. they would like to see the leader of our city's police force behind bars. >> reporter: demonstrators used a calling response to spread
surrounds city hall. >> our first demand is that bill de blasio must fire bratton. >> reporter: millions march nyc says they want to see change in the way new york city is run, starting from the top. they're focused on the nypd, their demand to do away with the agency all together. >> to reinvest that money with black and brown communities. >> reporter: holding names of those killed by officers across the demanding nypd funds go to people who have been wrong. >> the city must pay reparations from the nypd budget. >> reporter: others joined millions march nyc to fight for better quality of life in neighborhoods they say they're being forced out of. >> fighting for education, land, and housing, and mental health. >> reporter: protesters pledged to peacefully occupy city hall park until they declare victory.
demands are met. >> they were peacefully moved from city hall park down here around 10:00 last night but they are pledging they will be back at city hall to continue their demonstrations this morning. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s and say good morning to john elliott. >> we do have some wet weather around the area. some heavy rain to the the city. there will be a chance of a passing share this morning. putnam, across the state line as well. there's that area of high pressure over the lakes. hour by hour it's relatively comfortable. highs today only in the upper 70s. that's below normal. dew points don't get too crazy. it will be somewhat muggy at times. it will feel like the low 80s. rain gear to the north this
southeast or west. let's see what's going on with alex in the traffic center. good morning, everyone. there's an accident blocking the lane on the inbound upper level of the edgecot queens borough bridge. you'll have a smooth ride through the area. route 218 remains closed. between 293 and academy avenue. damage from monday night's flooding. 9w is a good alternate through the area. some subway issues as well in sheepshead bay. coney island bound, few trains are running with delays. alternate side parking is in effect citywide. be safe. don't text and drive. the zika virus has prompted unprecedented warning from the cdc. >> for the first time the agency is advising some people to avoid traveling to a u.s. neighborhood. pregnant women are being warned not to travel to a part of miami, florida. people have been infected by mosquito bites there climbs to
are being told to avoid the winwood arts district of miami-dade county. doctors are urging men and women to get tested if they've visited the neighborhood since you know and to wait eight weeks before trying to conceive a child. >> the city is stepping up efforts to reduce the chance of an outbreak. >> more from flushing, queens where one place mosquito sprayers ready to go are the city's newest weapon in the battle against mosquitos that could conceivably carry the zika virus. >> reporter: health department trucks started playing the spray duet as part of the $21 million fight to keep zika at bay. >> mosquitos over here are really bad. >> reporter: he lives in college point and wears long pants and long sleeves as a precaution. >> if you don't, you're going to
white stone, and flushing are being sprayed because they have a large number of asian tiger mosquitos, even though none of them have tested positive for zika just yet. >> we don't want to wait till we find it in the mosquito. >> reporter: the health department sent notices to resident urging them to take precautions to avoid the pesticide. stay indoors during the spraying. use air conditioners with vents closed. bring kids' toys, outdoor equipment and laundry inside. p and water if you do come in contact with the insecticides. >> we use a very low volume of them. even though they're not hazardous to human health we always want to be cautious with anything we do in the airport. >> at laguardia airport, people are worried about the new travel warning for pregnant women. others say that's one destination they'll try to avoid. >> right now you're not going to miami?
that's dangerous. >> right now these trucks are not scheduled to go to any other neighborhoods across the city but that could change as they trap and count more mosquitos throughout the rest of the summer. reporting in flushing, queens, cbs 2 news. a possible gas leak at a daycare center sent four adults and two children to the hospital. chopper 2 was over the apple montessori school around 6:00 last night after th we're being told the hospitalization just a precaution. local police chief says a faulty air conditioner may have caused this problem. the nypd still looking for the driver in a horrifying hit-and-run. surveillance video shows two men getting hit by a car while walking down fulton street in brooklyn yesterday morning. the driver crashed and ran away. investigators believe the driver is a teenaged boy. mismanagement by dozens of city hall officials allow a
condos, according to a report by city controller scott stringer. the sale went through after the developer paid the city to lift deed restrictions. >> in total, the rivington matter was reviewed by no fewer than 40 administration officials including three agency heads and three deputy mayors. >> a spokesperson from blasio says, quote, the report proves once again the mayor was unaware of the transaction that the developer hid his intentions from city hall and that the decades-old process needs reform. quinnipiac university has released a new poll on the mayor. 42% approve of the job he's doing. police in bushwick are looking for a suspect who prefers easy targets like broken windows and unattended packages.
on lawton street. the suspect is seen stuffing packages in to at white bag. the same suspect is wanted for another burglary last month on jefferson street. this time he allegedly stood on a bucket to reach inside the window, grabbing a cell phone. >> the guy somehow managed to get himself up and partly in the window. his body was actually in the window. >> that's horrible. very bad. i hope they catch the guy. >> police say the suspect is between 18 and he was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a white t-shirt and blue jeans. new information about the company that operated the hot air balloon that crashed over the weekend. it's suspended operations, this as we learn that the pilot was able to keep flying after drunk
groups affiliated with the black lives matter movement announced its new political agenda. decriminalization of drug offenses and immediate release of people convicted on those charges. they're also calling for federal legislation that would study preparations for descendants of slaves. still ahead, a new york assemblyman claims he was roughed up by a police officer the officer did nothing wrong. we'll hear from both sides coming up. >> banned from pokemon go. new action to keep sex offenders from using the game to get to your kids. >> look up, today we're going to see some changing skies. we have leftover showers north of the city right now. a little less humid this afternoon. pretty nice stretch over the
good morning. we welcome you back to cbs 2 news this morning on tuesday. 2nd of august. 71 degrees out there at 4:42. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. good morning. >> 71 in the city, a lot of the weather watchers right there in that sweet spot as well will just back it down. this is 72 from good old mh, wanting to remind you that winter is just months away. just letting you know. enjoy these summer days. 71, very close. this is tony with s overhead in a little silver and then good old reliable day. not only clouds and 70 in cedar grove. today is national ice cream sandwich day. it's going to be nice because it won't be so humid. it won't melt so fast. you'll be able to enjoy it. we'll see pretty skies this afternoon. kind of a sweet treat weather-wise as well. consider me your little ice cream sandwich. outside right now as noted, 71 in the city with clouds.
cooler. to the north and west, 68, 69. some readings in the 60s. these numbers compared to yesterday, on average it's about the same. we'll see numbers close to where we were yesterday. yesterday we hit 80. we'll dial it down a degree or two. dew points are down by about 5. 63 is the current dew point in the city. real feel numbers. there's not going to be that much variation or spread. so 79 your high. and we'll hit it early in the afternoon and linger. that will feel like maybe 80 or 81. you get a sense of that from sullivan, ulster, orange county. exiting putnam in to fairfield county, this is where we're seeing the nasty little cell. it will weaken somewhat as it continues its journey to the south and east. higher pressure noseying in from the south and west. brighter skies. it's going to be warmer over the next few days. next few hours, let's time it
there's another batch in parts of sullivan, ulster, duchess this morning. stray showers in to the afternoon. we start to see a little bit more sun just like yesterday. you'll see a passing shower, potential rainbow weather. more sun. it's nice tonight. wednesday is pretty nice as well. wednesday in to thursday, showers flirt with the area but for the most part we're high and dry. speaking of those highs though, you go from 79 on tuesday to right around 89 to 90 by saturday so heat and shower later friday or saturday. after today's rain, couple of nice days to look forward to. couple of busy streets to avoid. >> you're right. as you make your way there is an accident in the inbound upper level of the bridge. no delays quite yet. stick with the lower level to avoid any traffic that may start to show. in west point we have route 218 closed between 293 and academy
jersey turnpike, 109 and the garden state parkway, no issues there. no delays on the eastern and western spurs. travel throughout the area so far, so good. alternate side is in effect citywide. do be safe. don't text and drive. here's your morning update. an accused burglar in the hospital after being shot by a police officer in queens. cell phone video caught the suspect felix perez running from the home in maspeth yesterday. police say he was shot in the groin during the struggl cops are responding to a call about a burglary in process. health department trucks were in queens spraying pesticide. it's aimed at killing mosquitos that might carry the zika virus. no mosquitos in those areas have tested positive for zika so far. a community marched to in bed-stuy brooklyn to support businesses that refuse to sell the synthetic marijuana k2.
was roughed up by a police officer when he tried to stop a confrontation between officers and neighborhood residents. hazel sanchez has more including the nypd's response. >> reporter: new york assemblyman michael blake fought back tears reliving an altercation he had with police. >> when you work as hard as i do for my community, and to be treated the way i was on saturday, you don't know how it feels. >> reporter: blake, who represents the south bronx, s enjoying a neighborhood family event at the morris houses in morrisania when he claims he used excessive force to restrain him. >> i shouldn't have to use my title to get justice. >> he said he was speaking with two police officers when he noticed a woman getting handcuffed by cops in the distance. he said as he was approaching the situation to find out what was going on, an officer grabbed
>> within seconds i was in a bear hug and to my left tossed to the gate that is closest to the wall. >> reporter: a superior officer recognized blake and ordered the officer to release him. police said the officer considered blake a threat after he allegedly saw the assemblyman putting his hand on another officer's shoulder. blake says that never happened. the city civilian complaint review board commissioner bratton said the action did nothing wrong. >> there's been no action taken against the officer nor will there be. i have no reason to believe the officer behaved in a significantly inappropriate manner. >> if i was not recognized on saturday i don't know if you recognize me today. >> reporter: blake says they don't recognize their own elected officials brings attention to the need for more police training. hazel sanchez, cbs 2 news. police on long island are looking for the suspect who shot
the massapequa wildlife reserve. darts were found embedded in to the wings. a man who feeds the swans discovered the injured animal. >> it would have been very easy to shoot her because she's very docile. anybody could have walked right up to her and shot her. >> sitting in a different spot, it would have caused serious damage including death. >> the aspca has received tips on the are pursuing. time now 4:48. computer problems and long lines at the new jersey dmv. so what's being done about it? this morning we're demanding answers? >> long lines and the dmv? really? fishermen in quarter snagged a 13-foot shark and captured it all on camera. >> we'll get another check of
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good morning. welcome back to cbs 2 news on this thursday. 10 minutes before the top of the hour. 71 degrees out there. we'll get to john's forecast coming up in just a moment. first on health watch, a challenge to one of the most common recommendations from your dentist. to floss your teeth regularly. turns out there's little proof the practice has any benefited. the associated press looked at 25 studies and found weak or unreliable evidence that the flossing does any goodt the recommendations to floss from health guidelines but many dentists still maintain flossing helps prevent gum disease. fishermen caught a 13-foot hammerhead shark. it happened off the shores of the island. they set it free. they brought the shark in to knee deep water, cut the line, and then sent it on its way. >> all of our expressions were
ahh, oh, my god. >> it's amazing to be able to bring something like that in. it's a huge accomplishment. and then to set it free and know you can catch it later when it's 4, 5 feet longer. >> it took them about 30 minutes to land the hammerhead. they snagged it about 200 yards off the beach using a stingray as bait. >> pretty bold they think they'll get it when it's larger. it's a one shot deal. get your pictures and get out of the time for traffic and weather on the 2s. going to need a bigger rod and real. >> did you see they were flossing its teeth? because that flossing i'm sure helps sharks. we're going to swim with some sun later today. we have clouds on 71. it's kind of a one-two punch over around danbury, farther to the north and west. then there's another line ready to come in. you do have wet weather to the north. morning rush, stray shower.
the hudson valley. breaks of sun in the afternoon. spot showers still possible. would be weak though and not widespread. falling humidity. numbers are going to be nice. upper 70s to around 80. get out there and enjoy. let's get you there first. good morning, everyone. we do have changes to your morning ride. there's an accident blocking the lane on the inbound upper level. no real delays getting through the area. if you choose to stick with the lower level, that's a smooth ride as well. in new rochelle, it's a crash in through exit 16, delays here extend back to exit 15. in west point, route 218 closed between 293 and academy avenue due to flooding damage. 9w is a good alternative. alternate side parking is in effect today. be safe. don't text and drive. 4:53. still ahead, a burglar is caught on surveillance video by the homeowner then confronted by cops. what happened next?
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t today. millions of people including children are caught up in the pokemon go craze. >> now some lawmakers want to make sure another group isn't allowed to take part. convicted sex offenders. cbs meg baker reports. >> reporter: it's a game that draws players to different locations in search of pokemon. jeffrey cline says it's not all fun and games. >> we have to be opening the door to dangerous sexual predators. >> reporter: the senator conducted a study that shows children playing the popular augmented reality game have been unknowingly steered to locations near sex offenders' homes. governor cuomo has restricted sex offenders under community supervision from using the pokemon go app. >> i think that's wonderful. they need to keep them away from chirp. >> reporter: parents here in
makes them feel a little bit more comfortable about their kids playing the game, although they will still talk to their kids about being aware of their surroundings. >> with the sex offenders, you never know who's a sex offender, who's not. >> state senator klein said there's a problem. the state needs the help of the app developers. >> the second piece of my legislation would require any augments game maker to police their own games. we still have not heard from the makers of pokemon go on what they're going to do to prott >> reporter: the state senator hopes other states create similar legislation, to strictly supervise the app use of paroled sex offenders and keep children safe. it's now 4:57. still ahead, donald trump digs even deeper at democratic rival hillary clinton. what he called her on the campaign trail and how she's responding. >> also ahead, the fight against fat heating up. how you can melt away your fat
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mosquito spraying and a travel warning. >> good morning, i'm chris wragge >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to the cbs 2 news this morning. this is the first for the cdc, the first time people are being advised to stay away from a u.s. neighborhood because of an infectious disease. cbs 2's janelle burrell joins us live from laguardia airport where some travelers are concerned. >>reporter: yeah, understandably concern this morning, mary, because of those warnings. the cluster is confine to that small area authorities as well as city health officials have issued a warning for not only miami, but also latin america and the caribbean, urging travelers to be careful. passengers lined up at laguardia airport, ready to bother a flight to miami. the zika threat leaving some worried. >> i think it's always a concern. >>reporter: others are avoiding the region all together. >> no, i wouldn't do that. that's dangerous. >>reporter: the centers for disease control and prevention
for the one-mile neighborhood of miami where so far it's believed 14 people have contracted the virus through mosquito bites. >> that could be because some of the mosquitoes are resistent to those insecticides or they haven't gotten rid of all the standing water or that this is a really tough area to control the mosquitoes in. >>reporter: here at home health department trucks are spraying pesticides in some neighborhoods like this area of flushing, queens where there is a large asian tiger mosquito population, though n tested positive for zika. the spraying is a preemptive measure, part of the city's $21 million effort to keep the virus out >> we don't want to wait until we find it in a mosquito. we want to take action now. >>reporter: now, today in suffolk county helicopters will be spraying areas that have marshland as a precaution, again, for those mosquitoes, but so far none of them have tested positive for the zika
wear long pants and long shirts if you are traveling to those zika-affected regions. live this morning from laguardia airport, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news >> janelle, thank you. new this morning, police have released images for a man wanted for a frightening subway robbery. they say the man snuck up behind a 55-year-old male passenger and stuck a sharp object on his neck before grabbing the man's backpack and fleeing. the victim received a minor injury, but refused medl st. nicholas avenue station in upper manhattan just before 4:00 in the morning. police say the suspect was wearing an mta shirt at the time. time now 5:02. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. let's get over to john elliot. john. >> hey, we've got some rain in parts of the hudson valley now, some heavy rain slowing you down over into connecticut as well. we'll show you the radar. you can see you're dry in the city, much of new jersey and out on the island. yeah, a little thunder, a little lightning. some more rain will slow you down, and then there's another line after that.
build in. it'll be a mix of sun and clouds, likely more clouds for many today with breaks in the clouds for some sun. numbers not bad, actually below normal with a little bit of sun, 79 and a little less humidity, feels like the comfortable low 80s. but watch out for that rain this morning. what else are you watching out for? hi, alex. >>reporter: hey, john. good morning, everyone. some changes for your morning ride already at 5:03. there's an accident blocking the inbound lane of the ed still free to get through the area. if you choose to stick to the lower level, a smooth commute n. new ro shol blocking one lane on the southbound side of the new england thruway at exit 16, but the delays here extend back to exit 15, and in west point we have route 218 still closed between 293 and academy avenue. it's due to yesterday's flooding. some damage lingering on the roadways. 9w is a good alternate. a live look outside in queens, no delays as you make your way here on the grand central parkway passing laguardia airport.
in effect citywide. be safe, don't text and drive. mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. millions march nyc say they'll be back at city hall park. >> they want the mayor to get rid of police commissioner bill bratton and want to put an end to breaking windows policing. magdalena doris has more from lower manhattan. >>reporter: good morning, chris and mary. protesters say they will continue their demonstrations until their demands are met, starr starting with the firing of the nypd's top cop. meanwhile, commissionebr security. demonstrators used a call-in response to spread their message to the city leaders in the park that surrounds city hall. >> our first is that de blasio must file bill bratton and end this. >> i have no plans on being fired at this time. >>reporter: they say they want to see change on the way new york city is run, starting with the top. their focus is on the nypd, their demand to do away with
reinvest that money in black and brown communities. >>reporter: holding signs with names of those killed by officers across the country, the group is demanding nypd funds go to people who have been wronged. >> the city must pay representarrations to all victims and survivors of police brutality and murder from the nypd budget. >>reporter: millions more joined nyc march to fight for better quality in neighborhoods they say they're being forced out of. >> fighting for education, land and housing and protesters pledged to peacefully occupy city hall park until they deklain victory. >> we will be here until our demands are met. >> they have a right to demonstrate. we will protect that right irrespective of what they are demonstrating about, against or for. >>reporter: now, things did not go according to protesters' plans. they were peacefully removed from city hall park around 10:00 last night and made their way here. protesters say this morning
and return to their demonstrations. live in lower manhattan, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> magdalena, thank you. new this morning, an arrest reported in a bizarre incident last month at a park in flushing, queens. police say a man identified as 60-year-old zuman wong, picked an 8-year-old boy up and squeezed him by the chest. the mother confronted the man, used her cell phone to photograph the suspect. he's facing charges this morning. happening today, a march in brooklyn to support businesses that refu the synthetic marijuana k-2. one day last month nearly three dozen people in bushwick and bed-stuy went to hospitals after apparent k2 overdoses. today's demonstration will be held in bed-stuy, the members march for a group of a formerally homeless man. >>reporter: donald trump hold as rally today, hillary clinton's next event is tomorrow in the denver area. speaking at a rally in pennsylvania last night, trump darkened his description of
her. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the devil. [ cheers and applause ] >> for the life of me i don't know why someone runs to be president of the united states who thinks and says we never win anymore, our country is full of losers. >> clinton campaigned in nebraska with billionaire warren buffett who suggested trump is afraid to release his tax returns because of what they might reveal about him. trump says they'll he police shot a burglary suspect in queens during an snept that was captured in part on camera. cell phone video shows a woman running into her home, then out again with a dog in her arms. seconds later you hear a single gunshot fired by an nypd officer. police say they were responding to a call of a burglary in progress in masspet. a struggle enteud with one shot
the suspect identified as 37- year-old felix perez ran out of the home after being shot in the groin. police chased perez and eventually caught up with him. a judge has reversed a wrongful death suspect. convicted child pornography jose ramos is cleared of the crime. he had been held civilly likely for etan patz' death. the boy's body was never found. he was declared dead in 2001. a second suspect in the case it's now 5:08. still ahead, long lines and computer issues at the new jersey dmv. drivers say it happens all the time, so how is the dmv responding? this story coming up. the battle against homelessness gets personal. how one community is working to make sure one woman is safe while struggling on the streets coming up. john. >> all right. we've got some quiet conditions in the city, but it's busier in parts of the hudson valley, so you still might want to take that small umbrella.
empire state cam. off the charts, just the quality of the picture, the angle, everything, just fantastic. >> it really is amazing. >> i have to say this a lot during the course of the day. you know me, i'm sorry for this, i'm sorry for that, so this song is for me. thank you, guys. justin, thank you. >> special request for chris wragge. >> constantly in the boss' office. >> apologizing. i'm so sorry. no. i'm so sorry. >> the empire state building keeping track of the subway series too. >> how about it? tough one last mets, but over the yankees. >> speaking of tonight, tonight is national night out , a lot of communities in the nypd, this is it, this is the tuesday you get out and meet the neighborhoods and maiblg db meet the neighbors and make sure the neighborhood is safe. so the weather should cooperate for those activities around the area. we've got some wet weather early this morning, and then we'll see a change under way over the next few days with high pressure building in. boy, the wind tell that is aptly.
you're going to see some wet weather, 69 in sparta, you may not. the focus is to the north and to the east. 68 in summit, 69 in rossland, 71 in cranberry. dewpoints, though, boy, i'll tell you what, parts of middlesex, somerset, ocean, you've got a lot more than here in the city. dewpoint in the city is 63. well below normal for the 2nd day of august and not that humid. 100, again, it was another 100 for a record 1955. sun is up 5:54, shrouded by gray. sun sets at 8:10 and i think we'll see a little bit more sun for more of the area tonight. so hour by hour, you're not going to see the real feel or heat index play much of a role at all. in fact, 79 for a high, feeling like the low 80s, pretty comfortable. look at that big -- that's a nasty little storm there, fairfield county, new haven county, you're dealing with some heavy rain, and then into parts of more of orange county,
so we're watching that. but you can get a sense of this building high right there with the wind. so wind will be, well, comfortable today. it's not going to be cold, it's not going to be cool. upper 70s to right around 80 and a left overshower. storms this morning, then a left overshower this afternoon. high pressure builds in starting tonight, and then tomorrow the payoff looking good, nice numbers, pretty skies, then a bit of a warmup on thursday, just a bit, and then friday it's he humidity, so both friday and saturday we have punning waited the forecast with a pop -- punninguwaited the forecast with a popup shower or storm. that's a byproduct of heat and humidity on friday, a better chance on saturday. going to the beach today, just watch those signs. still some issues with storm -- leftover storm issues, but most are okay, and moderate rip current risk, so please, let's use the buddy system and enjoy it today. 79 in the city, a little less humid, very nice. we've got showers and heavy
and 68. that's great. next few days very comfortable weather, seasonal numbers, bright skies. it doesn't really start to get humid friday into saturday, that's when we see a few popup storms. look at saturday, though, 90 degrees. about quarter after 5:00. let's get you there with alex. >>reporter: john, thanks. good morning, everyone. changes to your commute beginning with an accident blocking a lane on the inbound upper level of the ed koch queensboro bridge. you are still delay free if you choose to stick to the lower level or the queens midtown tunnel, smooth rides for you. in one lane of the southbound side of the new england thruway at exit 16. delays back to exit 15. 218 closed between 293 and academy avenue due to damage from monday's flooding. 9w is a good alternate. and a live look at one of our hundreds of cameras. this is in queens, the belt parkway. no delays traveling past jfk airport, clear westbound as you make your way out to the gowanus and eastbound to the southern state parkway and ending with mass transit for you, everything is on or close
jersey transit or lirr. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide today. be safe, don't text and drive. mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. cbs 2 news demanding answers about the ongoing problems at the dmv in new jersey. drivers have been waiting in long lines for hours to renew licenses. more from christine sloan. >>reporter: long lines wrapping around several motor vehicle agencies in new jersey, including in rahway and lodi, customers forced to stand on sidewalks for hours in the makes it inside where the line is just as long. it's happening all the time, say drivers like this woman who stood in this massive line last week caused by a computer outage. how long did you wait? >> 2 1/2 hours. >>reporter: did you go in? >> huh-uh. >>reporter: on our quest to demand answers from the motor vehicle commission, more nightmare stories. this man on his third trip in a week to the rahway agency, taking off work every time. >> we get around thursday at 4:00, they close at 5:30 and
twice. >>reporter: i reached out to the motor vehicle commission. a spokesperson declined an on- camera interview, saying it's the beginning of the month and they are very busy inside. the reason for these long lines. despite what the commission tells us on the phone, drivers say this is happening constantly and randomly, not at the end of the month, at a critical time bh students have to head back -- when students have to head back to high school and college. and it's getting worse during the agency's to update its antiquated 30- year-old computer system. >> i think it's a bunch of excuses, seriously. >>reporter: rahway's manager want blames is on split shifts. >> when you come here on a saturday or you come here the following monday or on their late night, they don't have full staffing levels. >>reporter: the commission has been upgrading its computer system for eight years, but drivers want the governor to take charge. >> tell our christie to stop joyriding across the states and handle something in jersey for
computer system will be completely upgraded, no answer on that. in rahway, new jersey, christine sloan, cbs 2 news. lyme disease is on the rise in new york city. the disease spread by tick bites is especially bad on staten island. the new york city health department says there were 55 confirmed cases in 2014. that jumped to 89 last year. the health department says all those cases were the result of victims being bitten by local ticks carrying the disease. throughout new york, there is number of cases in 2015 was 604. that's up from 567 in 2014. a bronx neighborhood is coming together doing whatever they can for one of their own. this woman is known by her first name only, jen, and she is a fixture on city island. neighbors say always friendly, somewhat unkempt and confused and recently homeless. now homeless and mental health outreach teams seem to always miss her because she keeps keeps moving and her physical
deteriorating. now neighbors have been tracking her movements and are asking for help. >> we care about each other and she's somebody that we see on a daily basis, so i think everybody started to see that she wasn't doing well and became concerned. >> the people on city island say they've logged a dozen calls to the city's department of homeless services. it is now 5:19. still ahead some good news for parents struggling with kids who are picky eaters. the advice from an expert who says it's all about looking at what your child likes. that's com picky, but are looking to get rid of some excess fat, we're going to show you a new injection promising to melt away your unwanted pounds. that's coming up after the break. and we'll get another check
time now 5:twoovment it's time for traffic and weather on the 2s. good morning, johnny. >> good morning, chris. hi, everybody. we've got some comfortable conditions in the city, 71 with clouds overhead. we have some wet weather to the north. unlike the last few days, directly in our area is parts of sullivan county. the active weather, you can see is north of the city. we've got a few embedded thunderstorms as well. now flirting with rocklon, parts of westchester county, but you can see really the worst of it through parts of ulster, down into fairfield county as well. these are going to hold together, and then they weaken. we see a spot shower this afternoon and 79, below normal, hovering into some nice numbers right around seasonal averages over the next few days.
>>reporter: thank you, john. we do have some changes for your morning ride. an accident blocking a lane on the inbound upper level of the ed koch queensboro bridge. the good news in all of this, no real delays getting through the area. if you choose to stick with the lower level, that's smooth sailing too. in new rochelle, a crash blocking at least a lane of the southbound side of the new england thruway at exit 16. delays here do extend back to exit 15. and in brooklyn construction blocks two lanes on the northbound side of the bqe at morgan avenue. we have delays that extend back to the williamsburg bridge. alternate side parking be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. game two of the subway series between the yankees and mets tonight. >> both teams just made some big last minute trades. steve overmeyer is checking sports. >> well, the mets and the yankees both active at the trade deadline, one team buying, the other selling. for the second straight year, the mets traded for a slugger. this year it is jay bruce from the reds. he is the first league leader in rbi to ever be traded at the
leading the team in batting average, home runs and rbis. the yankees this week landed them some prospects they are considered the best farm system in baseball. the trades overshowering game one of the subway series where the yankees aren't waving the white flag just yet. gregoreis' rbi single in the 8th tied it up. yankees win 6-5. game two of the subway series is tonight at citifield. for cbs 2 have a great day. so regardless of how much you diet and exercise, fat can be stubborn. >> really. okay. but now cbs 2's dr. max gomez has the details of a new injection that is believed to just melt the fat. >> i had a muffin top, it went over my pants. >> considered lipo suction? >> no. >> i was afraid of it. >>reporter: anna is not, however, afraid of a little needle which is why she agreed to take part in a clinical trial testing a new injection
fat, using a naturally- occurring enzyme called colla aagainace >> it's found all over the body. we're putting some in one spot to get rid of the fat. >>reporter: cosmetic surgery has been the real option from removing excess fat under the skin. just a week after getting the injection is, anna says her must muffin top was gone just melted away? >> degree. it's amazing. >>reporter: it works by dissolving the connection between fat cells which them up. long island plastic surgeon dr. zachary garrett is conducting the clinical trial. >> the body just cleans up whatever is left. >>reporter: the fat is actually absorbed and broken down by the body. the research by dr. garrett and an investigator at vanderbilt university will lead to a phase 3 clinical trial that the food and drug administration will use to consider approving collagenace for benign fatty
definite number of people that have a number of these lipomas. if you can melt fat in a capsule, you can pretty much melt it anywhere in the body. >>reporter: it's already fda approved to treat a condition called dupatrons where the tissue in the palm of the hand hardens and contracts, so it could be off label to melt fat, but it would be very expensive. we'll see what it costs if it gets approved for cosmetic purposes. dr. max gomez, cbs 2 news. >> you're saying 's chance. >> dr. max always has great stories. >> one day. we'll see. now 5:26. still ahead, new hope for a long island community still reeling from superstorm sandy. plus this: >>reporter: protesters are calling for the firing of the nypd's top cop. what commissioner bratton has to say and the plans for today's protest coming up in a live report. >>reporter: travelers heading to miami, a lot of them concerned because of a zika outbreak in a small neighborhood of miami.
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it's 5:30, 71 degrees on this tuesday, august 2nd. we're not done with the rain just yet. chance of showers today. temperatures expected to stay in the 70s. traffic and weather on the 2s coming your way in just a moment. a health alert, a new warning from the cdc about the zika virus. the travel destination you should be cautious about. if there's ever a flood again, i'll be covered. >> a new lifeline for a long island community trying to protect their homes from another superstorm like sandy. how it could get homeowners to higher ground. butfi occupied by protesters not far from city hall. they've been there all night. what are they demanding? good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and aim's mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. happening now, the group millions march nyc says protesters will return to city hall park this morning >> they're calling on the mayor to fire police commissioner bill bratton and put a stop to broken windows policing. cbs 2's magdalena doris joins us live from lower manhattan with more. >>reporter: chris and mary, protesters were moved here
they were at city hall and plan to return there later on today, calling for the top cop to be fired, but commissioner bratton says he is not worried about his job security. demonstrators used a call-in response to spread their message to our city leaders in the park that surrounds city hall. >> our first is that bill de blasio must fire bill bratton and end broken windows policing. >> i have no worry about being fired >>reporter: the group nyc says they want to see the way the city is run, starting at the top. their demand to do away with the agency all together. >> deep on the nypd and to reinvest that money in black and brown communities. >>reporter: holding signs with names of those killed by officers across the country, the group is demanding nypd funds go to people who have been wronged. >> the city must pay rep arations to all victims and
budget. >>reporter: others joined millions march nyc to fight for better quality of life in neighborhoods they say they're being forced out of. >> fighting for education, land and housing, and mental health. >>reporter: yesterday protesters pledged to peacefully occupy city hall park until they declare victory. >> we will be here until our demands are met. >> they have a right to demonstrate. we will protect that right irrespective of what they are demonstrating about, against or for. were moved out of the park that surrounds city hall. they say they will be returning today and staying there until their demands are met. we're live in lower manhattan, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> magdalena thank you. we'll get back to you shortly. time now 5:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. did i speak correctly when i said 70 degrees today? >> yes. >> in the 70s? >> well, in the 70s, so let's go 79. >> still got a 7 in front of it. >> no. but, i mean, it's august and numbers are going to be below
north. you're looking at even into parts of connecticut, monroe, connecticut, dealing with some heavy rain and into parts of sullivan, ulster, dutchess. that's around newburgh, a little bit of a flash of lightning and some more rain. and, you know, there's a another line that's just going to push through. so it's just going to be a little slow for you in the hudson valley. that actually will pinwheel out of our area, and then we see more clouds and sun and these nice numbers. breaks in the clouds, so a hint of blue, just like yesterday. yesterday afternoon parts of the city was ju 81, so dewpoints are relatively comfortable as well. and then we have a nice little welcomed warmup over the next few days. we're back in the 80s where we should be and the skies are going to be bright. going to be nice. >> thank you, johnny >> a little bit of break from those 90s we h. how are we doing in traffic? >>reporter: if you are traveling, some changes for you. in woodbridge, route 35 is closed in both directions between green and main streets. it's due to a water main break that's under way. also in new rochelle it's an
accident that blocks southbound new england thruway exit 18, delays extend back to exit 19. in brooklyn construction is clearing on the northbound side of the bqe at morgan avenue. still have some delays that ebb and flow back to metropolitan avenue. alternate side parking, it's in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive, chris and mary, back to you >> alex, thanks. now to the zika virus and an unprecedented warning from federal health officials >> for the first time the cdc is telling some travelers to avoid a neighborhood in this country because been talking to travelers at laguardia airport. janelle. >>reporter: well, mary, the cluster is concentrateed in a small area, in a small neighborhood of miami, but it's enough for u.s. officials to issue that warning as well as officials here in new york city as well. they're urging people, particularly those who are pregnant or those hoping to conceive to use caution. passengers lined up at
the zika threat leaving some worried. >> i think it's always a concern. >>reporter: others are avoiding the region all together. >> no. i wouldn't do that. that's dangerous. >>reporter: the centers for disease control and prevention has issued a travel advisory for the one-mile neighborhood of miami where so far it's believed 14 people have contracted the virus through mosquito bites. >> that could be because some of the mosquitoes are resistant to those insecticides or they haven't gotten rid of all is a really tough area to control the mosquitoes in. >>reporter: here at home health department trucks are spraying pesticides in some neighborhoods like this area of flushing, queens where there is a large asian tiger mosquito population, though none has tested positive for zika. this spraying is a preemptive measure, part of the city's $21 million effort to keep the virus out. >> we don't want to wait until we find it in a mosquito. we want to take action now.
to those zika-affected regions should wait about two months before they try to conceive. we should also mention that this morning in suffolk county helicopters will be spraying marsh areas as a precaution as well. reporting live this morning from laguardia airport, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news >> janelle, thank you. a possible gas leak at a day care center sent four adults and two children to the hospital. chopper 2 was over the apple montessori school in cliffside park, new jersey, around 6:00 last night after the build were just a precaution. the local police chief says a faulty air conditioner may have caused the trouble. the nypd is looking for the driver in this horrifying hit and run. surveillance video shows two men getting hit by a car while they walked down fulton street in brooklyn early yesterday morning. the driver crashed and ran away. investigators believe the driver is a teenaged boy. new information this morning about the company that operated the hot air balloon that crashed in lockhart, texas
part of texas holiday air balloon rides announcing on facebook that it has suspended operations, this as we learn that the pilot was able to keep flying despite having at least four convictions for drunk driving. investigators believe the balloon hit some high tension power lines before it came crashing down on saturday. new this morning, a coalition of groups affiliated with the black lives matter movement has released its new political agenda. organizers are calling for an end to meltized police presence as seen at cities li offenses and immediate release of people convicted on those charges, and they're also calling for federal legislation that would study reparations for descendants of slaves. a pennsylvania firing range by a man caught with weapons at the holland tunnel is out of business. in june police stopped a colorful suv on the jersey side of the tunnel. it was filled with guns and ammunition. they arrested john cramsy and two others. cramsy claimed they were heading to brooklyn to rescue a
his firing range, stealing nearly everything except the guns. a friend says she had to close the range. cramsy remains behind bars. time now is 5:38. 10 nypd officers who were disabled or wounded on the job have been promoted. commissioner bill bratton handed out the honors on monday. detective keith mitchell was promoted to detective special assignment nearly nine years ago. he was being left wheelchair bound after being struck by a car when riding his d motorcycle. >> i've been paying for it. my whole thought has always been, you know, i've been taken care of. if i can help civilians out, or, you know, other officers, that's what i do. >> mitchell now works with the nypd employee relations section, helping other officers who have been injured in the line of duty. it is now 5:38. still ahead, the new noise- canceling headphones that could turn off when someone yells your name. plus high and dry, how one long island community is making
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singer noarch lawsuit against her former record producer. the pop star claims she was sexually abused and tormented more than a decade ago by music producer dr. luke while she dropped her claim, she is still pursuing legal action here in new york, seeking to be released from her contract. and she is appealing a ruling by manhattan judge who said her other claims cannot go forward because the alleged incidents happened outside new york. nearly a year and a half of battling breast cancer,
speaking frankly about the new health challenges she faces. the "90210" has already undergone three rounds of chemotherapy. still, the cancer has spread to her lymph nodes. she now has additional cheemotherapy and radiation ahead of her. >> if i could help one person, it's easier to live with having cancer if i know i'm helping at least one person. >> dougherty says doctors haven't given her a stage 1, 2, 3 or 4 si focus on getting better. it is 5:42. let's get to your traffic and weather on the 2s. hey, john, good morning. >> good morning, mary. hi, everybody. so we have some wet weather into parts of the hudson valley, relatively quiet elsewhere, and the best weather watchers around. i gotta tell you, reports coming in, comfortable 60s. north and west you've got 67 here. this is tony. tony, multiple weather watchers
minted. some of those are quite valuable now, by the way. 67 on north shore. bruce sending in a really picture pretty picture last night, those threatening clouds. tonight a prettier night on the north shore. in this day of 1776 the declaration of independence was actually signed. so, you know, you gotta do the paperwork, and 71 from bob, and did you know this, on this day in 1610 henry hudson actually sailed into at apparently he had he'sy pass. no one could figure that out. anyway, some interesting history as we, yeah, look up and down and all around. i tell you, into parts of the hudson valley, thank you, henry, we've got the wet weather. in the city it's just gray and 71. 68 in armonk, 68 in madison as well, and sayreville. 63 the cool spot on the map in walden. in the city we'll be right around 79 for a high early in the afternoon.
passing shower can't be ruled out. uv forecast 7 due to those clouds. pollen not bad, 2.8. air quality is great still, no major real air quality concerns. humidity is actually falling during the course of the day, barometer steady before it is on the rise tomorrow. this is what we're looking at, this heavy rain through more of orange county into more of putnam and south dutchess and into parts of fairfield county as well. brief heavy rain definitely would serve to slow you down. but high pressure is building in o west. so we're looking at some nicer weather over the next few days. leftover shower today, high pressure builds in. you're looking good, you're feeling good tomorrow. humidity really is very comfortable for august and nice again on your thursday. then what happens friday into the weekend? more heat and humidity, in fact, flirting with 90 the first part of the weekend. so there's about a 40% chance of a popup shower or thunderstorm. watch out for the rain in the hudson valley right now. what else are we watching out for, alex?
are traveling in wood, there's some changes for you. route 35 currently close between green and main streets due to a water main break. northbound lanes have since reopened. a little bit of better news there. we'll let you know when it clearly clears out. new rochelle, one lane blocked on the southbound sight of the new england thruway, delays extending back to exit 19. subway issues due to a train with mechanical problems at borough hall. we have uptown 2 trains running on the 5 line from nevin street to 149th ee in effect city wide today. be safe, don't text and drive. chris, back to you. >> thank you. an uplifting experience on one long island town as houses are being raised high off the ground. >> as cbs 2's carolyn gustoff reports, they want to be prepared for the next superstorm. >>reporter: things are looking up in island park four years after superstorm sandy, a neighborhood once a wash in flood waters is now buzzing with homes on the rise. >> we're going to be 20 feet
in. >>reporter: tom shriver not taking chances on temporary supports weaght a foundation. his elevated house will tower over neighbors. down the block, tom ebner is next. he too will have to move out again. for nine months. worth it? >> yeah, of course it is, because it brings the value of the house up. it's going to happen again. >>reporter: and the number of elevations likely to go even higher with the town of hempsted now proposing streamlinin waiving permit fees. >> more homes in the flood plain that we can get elevated, obviously the better our community will be able to handle the worst should it, god forbid, come our way. >>reporter: why now? officials appealing to new homeowners. many bought houses at auction. turnover because so many grew weary of the rebuilding process >> it's one thing on top of the other, unfortunately. >>reporter: you're moving away. >> i'm moving away, yes. i'm done. >>reporter: not shriver.
again, i'll be covered. my flood insurance will go from $2,900 to a normal $500, $600 hopefully. >>reporter: an elevated house can cost between $80,000 and $200,000 and the deadline just passed for new york rising to foot the bill. the storm recovery agency paid to elevate 4,500 long island homes. but officials are hoping to attract a whole new wave of homeowners. there's no deadline on making your house more storm resilient in long island, carolyn gustoff, cbs 2 news. >> the hempsted proposal would eliminate about $1,000 in fees and sharply reduce the time needed to get variances to elevate that home >> it's amazing how high those homes are, 20 feet. in our money watch this morning, oil prices continue to drop an that's having an effect at the gas pumps >> jill wagner is live at the new york stock exchange. hey, jill, good morning. >>reporter: good morning, chris and mary. oil prices have been falling an that's sending energy stocks lower. the dow dropped 27 points yesterday.
a row. the nasdaq, though, rose about 22 points. futures are pointing to a bit of a lower open. crude oil prices are now trading near $40 a barrel which is the lowest level in four months. oil supply continues to remain at historically high levels and oil producers here in the united states continue to drill. the good news, though, gas prices will likely continue to fall. but it's no surprise then that amazon has now passed exxon mobil as the fourth most valuable company in thed amazon shares are trading near their all-time highs. exxon mobil shares are falling as the price of oil continues to drop. apple the most valuable company, followed by google and microsoft. speaking of amazon, the company is working on noise-canceling headphones. they keep out the noises you don't want to hear, but then automatically click offer when there is noise that is -- click off when there is noise considered important, things like sirens or if someone calls your name. the company was awarded a
what that's considered. chris and mary. >> not important. >> calling my name, i sound like every other name, like gary, barry, larry. >> these things don't work. >> exactly. >> >> jill, thanks so much. coming up next, apple responds to gun violence with a new emoji. plus from fun shapes to dips, how you can expand your child's pallet so they are not picky eaters. first, here's steve overmeyer with a quick check on sports >> busy trade deadline for both new york bruce while the yankees trade away carlos beltran. yankees taking game one of the subway series tonight as well.
apple is making some changes to its popular emojis, including replacing the pistol emoji with a green water gun. it's called new yorkers against gun violence started a campaign targeted at changing that gun emoji. apple is adding more gender- diverse emojis and for single parents. hundreds of new emojis will be available when apple launching the update next month. 5:52. so should we use the sunshine emojida >> well, the little one where there's a little tiny cloud in front of the sun. so this is the empire cam, and you can look, there is the sun right there. heldo, sun. come on. come on -- heldo, sun, come on, come on. we'll see more clouds than sun for a good part of the rain. some heavy rain into parts of the hudson valley. want to show you that right now. look at that. right on the county line, that's around fishkill, i guess, between putnam and dutchess county. a little bit of lightning as well. that's going to slow you down before high pressure builds in, an then we see some nicer
79 with more clouds than sun, but still feeling good. watch out for the rain up north, and what else are we looking at, alex? >>reporter: some changes, john, as you make your way through the area in east rutherford. an accident police are on scene investigating, it's blocking three lanes on route 3 westbound. it's ot route 120. delays extend back to the meadowlands parkway through the area there. in brooklyn a disabled truck blocking a lane on the northbound side of the bqe at mcginnis boulevard. delays here are back to grant street. also in woodbridge, route 35 and main streets. it's due to a water main break. those northbound lanes, though, have since reopened. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. disney world is considering a new technology to help scene track of its visitors through their shoes. disney recently filed a system involving a sensor and a camera designed to keep track of which rides are most popular and the routes people use to get from ride to ride. currently disney world can track guests by other means
>> and, of course, the line at space mountain, you know what i mean? you know how popular the ride s. having a child who's a pickiest eater is something -- picky eater is something parents deal with on a daily basis. >> it can be frustrating and worrisome when kids only eat a few things. alex is here to tell us there is new hope. >>reporter: there is, chris and mary. so if you feel like you've done everything to get your child to try new things and fails, there's good news. an expert says she can and it all starts with really looking at what your kids like. it can start before we're even able to say what we're eating. our relationship with food, what we like and what we don't. >> you want some granola? >> no. >>reporter: eleash a grogan is well versed in the matter. she's a pediatric occupational therapist who specializes in getting picky eaters out of their food rut >> with children in general 12 to 15 times before they know if they like something or not.
experience. >> they eat everything -- they don't eat everything in front of them. i don't expect them to. they're little people with their own preferences. i'm just giving them the opportunity. >>reporter: her advice? >> they tend to like really thin, crunchy foods. >>reporter: has helped many, like marissa mcfeeders whose son reid started working with grogan around age 1 >> he's come so far that he's asking to try new foods. >>reporter: in the beginning he was only eating finely pureed baby food and would have anxiety when a in front of him. >> you could almost see it in his face, a little bit of a stress came over him. >>reporter: it tooks months of structure and repeatedly entering new foods in the way that grogan suggested >> you're trying this and it's just not working. one day he's eating. >>reporter: grogan spells out a step-by-step guide for parents on her blog. children go through a normal phase of picky eating between ages 1-2 and it can last several years. how you present food to them will make the difference.
food cut into different shapes can promote interest. also, use season awnings, butter and oil on veggies can reduce the bitter taste smaller kids taste. present new foods in small amounts. she says the worst thing is to actually make your child eat it. >> it will take some time. you're not going to see changes overnight, but they will get there, and you're going to teach them lifelong habits that are going to really affect how they think about food for the rest of their lives. >>reporter: well, th to try to try new foods is getting them involved in the preparation, let them help in the kitchen and, you know, they're a part of it. >> clean. >>reporter: clean. if you can teach your child how to do that, please welcome it. >> maybe a little aprilon, get them involve, get them going. >> what are you thinking, john? >> my mom had a microwave that flushed. she was just not a great cook. >> eat it or you don't. >> basically. >> essentially -- well, we just
into eating things. just trick them. disguise it. >>reporter: time now 5:56. still ahead, a health alert. the new warning about the zika virus. where you might want to avoid traveling. the chilling sounds of a gunshot and then a scream, the confrontation between police and a burglary suspect that had neighbors scared. cbs 2 news this morning continues after this. fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things fferently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan.
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my from studio 46 this is cbs two news this morning. it is 6:00 and 71 degrees on this tuesday august 2nd. temperatures expected to stay in the 70s. humidity is down and we are tracking potential rain. >> we have track it and weather on the toews but first here is your morning news to go. >> right now your not going to miami? >> know. >> the cdc issues a historic travel warning and why residents should stay out of miami. there are several zika cases that have been in the same neighborhood. >> a group of protesters has taken up stays in the park not far from city hall.
demanding coming up. >> i heard a gunshot. the boom. so i ducked down and i was like what the hell is going on. >> neighbors panic after police officer should a burglary suspect in queens. shortly after the gun went off cell phone video captured the suspect fleeing from the video -- from the home. this is not his first run in with the law. >> all of these waiting in line for concert tickets or anything big. they are in line for the dmv in new jersey. what is going on. cbs is demanding answers. >> i started crying because it's such a sad case. >> she's not a resident but many who live there consider her a neighbor in the member of the community and that -- and
homeless woman some help. it has not been easy. >> there has been some sort of mistake. >> don't get me wrong. i am glad to be involved i just think it's a waste of my talents. >> james it looks like you can take a punch. it can't be the first time he was punched in the face.next is matt damon's stunt double happens. >> 6:02 and let's get you traffic and weather. >> maybe we can talk chris into giving us a review of the film as well. we will see. we have had some interesting moviegoing weather over the last few days. the next few days you're going to want to get outside and enjoy it. we have wet weather to the north. central orange county we have been watching the storms migrate to slowly duchess and parts of northern westchester
be mindful mindful of that. that is the morning feature. and then this afternoon not necessarily a double feature just left over spot shower. the busiest. is between down or knife -- 9:00 or 10:00 and then we see a hint of lowering dew points. we are starting your day with alex dennis. >> thank you, john. changes for you coming up. as you make your way south out -- let you know when this clears out entirely and in east rutherford an accident blocking three lanes at route 120 and heavy delays extend back to midlands parkway -- parkway. a disabled truck was just cleared and we do have residual delays that extend back to grand street.
parking. be safe. >> a first of its kind from the cdc. c infected mosquitoes -- zika infected mosquitoes -- >>reporter: it's often -- it is concentrated in the wynwood area of miami. that alert being issued for those trying to conceive to be on the lookout. >> passengers lined up at laguardia ready to board a flight to miami. the zika threat leaving some worried. >> i think it is always a concern. >> others are avoiding the region altogether. >> that is dangerous. >> the cdc and prevented has issued a travel advisory for the one-mile neighborhood of miami were so far it is
mosquito bites. >> some of the mosquitoes are resistant or they have not got rid of all the standing water or this is a tough area to control. >>reporter: help department trucks are spraying. the spring is a preventive measure part of the city's $21 million effort to keep th we find the mosquito. we want to take action now. >> again it's not only u.s. officials but now also new york city health officials who was issued this morning for that area is my am -- as well as latin america and the caribbean. we should mention that spraying will help in by helicopter today and parts of suffolk county. reporting live, janel burrell,
to the city park this morning. they want them to get rid of nypd commissioner bill bratton. we're live from lower manhattan with more. >>reporter: hello, chris and mary. some of the protesters demands include disbanding the entire u.s. -- of the new york city police department worried about losing his job. >> demonstrators used to call in response to spread their message in a park that surrounds city hall. >> our first demand is build diblasio must fire bill bratton . >> the groups millions march says they want to see change in the way new york city is run starting from the top. they are focused on nypd and their demand to do away with
>>reporter: holding signs with those named killed and the funds go to cities who have been -- go to people who have been wronged. others joined to fight for better quality of life in neighborhoods >> fighting for education and land and housing and mental health. >> protesters pledged to peacefully occupy city hall park until they declare victory. >> we will be here until our demands are met. >> they have a right to demonstrate and we will protect that right regardless of what they are protesting for. >> some of the protesters are starting to wake up and pledge to go back to city hall and begin demonstrations again this
a burglary suspect under arrest after being shot in queens.we can hear the sounds of the gunshot. officers were called to a burglary in progress. they struggled with the suspect with one-shot fired by police. the suspect identified as 37- year-old the home after being shot in the groin. officers soon caught up with perez and he has a long criminal history with two stints in prison on attempted burglary charges. >> an arrest reported in a bizarre instrument -- instance at a park in flushing queens. the man identified as 62-year- old -- a 60-year-old man grabbed an 8-year-old boy and squeezed his check test test.
squeezed the young boy. >> passenger was attacked. a victim received a minor injury but refused medical attention. it happened one week ago today at the st. nicholas avenue station in manhattan. the suspect was wearing an mta outer shirt at the time. >> it is now six to 9:00. did the developer take advantage of city hall? what a report reveals. >> harsh words about his political rival and coming up. >> an incredible patch. three fishermen reeled in a large shark. >> you thought i would not make it. let's go swimming. not too humid. a spot shower but come on. breaks in the clouds and burn time 25 minutes.
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since this morning almost half an inch of rain. that is a concern. localized flooding and other than that nicer observations in and around the city and this i believe is lorraine. 63 in oak ridge with clouds and 69 and feeling fine and he in little falls and he onto the right of my life foundation. it provides car seats to families. he also wants to take a bike ride and is hoping a bit of a break from the rain i think for cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts you are looking for better weather and the plane whether just -- just plain great weather. cloudy and 71 and the weather -- cloudy and 71 in monroe. monroe and connecticut had
today below normal, absolutely nowhere near the record or high or low. sunsets today and by 10:00 we see more in the way of sun breaks in the clouds but that said a chance for a passing shower and the forecast. 79 will feel like 81. this is what we were talking about again talking about half an inch of rain easily pick you can get half an i some lightning as well but this time of day is hydroplaning and brief flooding but the good news is big ridge of high pressure building in. let's take a rather trip down south. if this were named it would be earl. it goes almost due west impacting areas in central america and the yucatan but not even a named storm yet. for our area between now and noon things calm down.
how much cloud cover lingers. then we see as we wrap up more breaks but still the passing shower before high pressure builds in and takes over and you see a great day wednesday, thursday and friday more heat and humidity. that is your case into saturday where we see a pop-up showers well. major delays as you make your way in east rutherford. jim smith investigating. jim can you give us more information? >> we only had one lane open on the westbound side of route three as you enter into east rutherford accidental 121 lane open. delays going back in court -- back across the hackensack river. jim smith, cbs two news. >> jim if people choose to go out of their way, where can they go? >> alex with crossing the hackensack river the only
down to the north to the ridgewood -- ridgefield area or to the south to route 7. >> thanks so much. rough ride and we continue to update you. alternate side -- state parking. mismanagement dozens of city hall officials allow the developer to convert a nursing home intellectual condos. >> a new report from the comptroller and marcia kramer has the story. >>reporter: it took controller scott stringer five months but he was finally able to answer the question how many members of the diblasio administration did it take to mess up and mistakenly allow the nursing home to be developed into luxury condos despite city deed restrictions. >> in total the matter was reviewed by no fewer than 40 administration officials, including three agency heads and three deputy mayors. >> the stunning finding comes
and schneiderman are probing how high-level people at city hall knew about the proposal and did nothing to stop it stringer pointed out that first deputy mayor was getting reports about the deal stating that the department of citywide administrative purposes was going to remove deed restrictions limiting the use of the property to nursing home. >> but he does not recall having read them. >> the award group joel landau, he bought the property for $20 million and paid the city $60 million to move the deed restrictions and three months later it was sold for $116 million had a $72 million profit. the controller office did not interview the mayor before issuing findings. the report proves once again that the mayor was unaware of this transaction, that the developer hit his intentions from city hall in this decades-
>>reporter: what did you find the most egregious? >> the failure for city hall to communicate definitively about what they wanted their agency to do. >> in the meantime a new whole finds most new yorkers don't think the mayor is doing a good job at 51% disapprove of his performance and 42% approve. his approval rating is virtually unchanged disapproval rating back in may. >> donald trump holds a rally in northern virginia. hillary clinton's event is in denver. trump darkened his description of clinton following bernie sanders said -- decision to support her. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. >> it's true. >> for the life of me i do not know why someone runs to be
anymore. our country is full of losers. >> clinton campaigned in nebraska with warren buffett who said trump is afraid to release tax returns because they might -- might reveal about them. he said he will release them after an audit and contending with parents of a soldier killed in the iraq war. >> an increase in lyme disease. how many cases everything? an caught on camera and where this chart -- where this large shark
three fishermen in florida have something to brag about. they caught a 13-foot hammerhead shark. it took them -- it took them 30 minutes to land it. they won't keep trophy and they set it free. they cut the line and set it on its way. >> 6:22 a.m. and let's get you traffic and weather. >> why bring it to shore? >> the chart -- the shark is and what is the deal. here is the deal. clouds in the city and 71. active weather to the north, you back. line of showers is heavy for parts of putnam county and
over is -- over to fairfield county and then we're waiting. pick of the week wednesday into thursday. let's choose a path. >> difficult to do if you're traveling and east rutherford. police are on scene investigating. blocks three lanes at route 120. we have delays in the back portion of the screen here that stretch apart -- across the hackensack river bridge. also we to an accident at hamilton and alternate sake parking is affect and effect and be safe. >> came to between the mats in the yanks tonight. >> they just made big last- minute trades. >> the mets and the yankees active at the trade deadline wanting buying and the other selling. for the second straight year
this year it is jay bruce from the reds. he is the first league leader and. r.b.i.s to ever be traded at the deadline mean whales -- meanwhile the yankees traded away their leading hitter. the firesale landed them so many prospects they are considered the best farm system and baseball. the yankees aren't waving the white flag just yet didi gregorius two r.b.i. single tied it up and they had a first save wih closer. game two is tonight at citi field. i am steve overmyer. have a great day. and the empire state building shining bright. yankees colors to game one of the subway series. north and south sides lit up while the east and west sides were covered in orange and blue . an unlikely pair comes
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you are watching cbs two news this morning. 6:30 a.m. and temperatures in the 70s not as hot todwi traffic and weather on the way. >> a live look at a park occupied by protesters. what are they demanding tax a new warning from the cdc about the zika virus in the travel destination you should be cautious about. >> thanks for waking up with us. >> an unprecedented warning from federal health officials. >> the cdc is telling travelers to avoid and neighborhood of
laguardia. >>reporter: it's a small neighborhood of miami where the cluster of the zika outbreak is concentrated but it is enough of a concern for not only u.s. health officials to issue a warning but new york city health officials as well and they say pregnant women in particular need to be careful. >> passengers lined up at laguardia airport ready to board a flight to miami zika threat leaving some worried. others are avoiding the region altogether. >> no. i would not do that. that's dangerous. >> the cdc and prevention has issued a travel advisory for the one-mile neighborhood of miami were so far it is believed 14 people have contracted the virus through mosquito bites. >> that could be because some of the mosquitoes are resistance or they have not got rid of the standing water or simply that this is a tough
>> health department trucks are spraying pesticides in neighborhoods like this area of flushing where there is a large asian tiger mosquito population , although none has tested positive for zika this spring part of the city's $21 million effort to keep the virus out. >> we don't want to wait to find it in the mosquito. we want to do -- we want to officials but new york city health officials as well as with issued the warning for miami, latin america and parts of the caribbean. we should also mention that in suffolk county helicopters are spring over marshland to street mosquitoes. reporting live this morning from laguardia, janel burrell, cbs two news. >> 6:32 a.m. and time for traffic and weather on the toews john? good morning. i know mr. carmine is watching
wet weather. parts of westchester dealing with showers and you can see it there. heavier rain into parts of fairfield county and connecticut. that will slow you down. the process underway during the day cause for high pressure ridge to build and that means we're dealing with more clouds than son and a passing shower cannot be ruled out but it serves to keep the numbers cooler than you would p the summer has you stressed or you want some fun i've got great -- i've got a great activity for you. >> if you aren't stressed head to east rutherford because he will stop and miles of traffic. it blocks three lanes westbound at route 20. delays extend back across hackensack river bridge. give yourself plenty of time also brookland we have heavy delays in the northbound side and due to an accident and it
tunnel. a 15 minute wait and minor delays at the george washington bridge. to be safe and don't text and drive. so far is on or close to schedule. thanks for following breaking news. a deadly shooting. we're live with details. jim? >>reporter: no one person has died and the second person wounded as a result of shooting. this happened along street just before 1:00 a.m. police were called to the scene near patchett avenue. what they found was this suv with two people inside and the driver sustaining multiple gunshot wounds he was later pronounced dead at the hospital. a female passenger was also injured. at last report she was reported to be in stable condition and we can see there are multiple evidence markers in the street. the driver side window of the
have the street blocked off and close between ralph avenue and patchett avenue. at this time no word on possible suspects. live and chopper to come jim smith, cbs two news. >> protesters from millions march nyc say they will be back. >> they want an end to broken windows policing. magdalena joins us live with more magdalena, good morning. >> protesters here have camp from beekman street down to city hall which is where they will continue their demands for the nypd's top cop to step down. the commissioner is not worried about job security. demonstrators used a call in response to spread their message to the city leaders around city
the new york city's top higher. there demand to do away with the agency. >> deep in the nypd -- defund nypd and reinvest in the communities. >> the group is demanding nypd funds go to people who have been wronged. >> the city must pay reparations 12 victims and survivors from th >> others joined millions march to fight for better quality of life in neighborhoods they say they are being forced out -- forced out of. >> fighting for education, land and housing and mental health. >> protesters want to peacefully occupy city hall park. >> we will be here until our demands are met. >> we will protect the right to demonstrate despite what they
>> protesters have just returned to city hall park where they say they will continue their demonstrations the commissioner says the police force will continue to protect the right to protest. magdalena doris, cbs two news. >> chopper to was over the apple montessori school around 6:00 p.m. after the building was evacuated we are being told hospitalizations precaution. a faulty air conditioner may have caused the trouble. >> a judge reversed a wrongful death judgment against a longtime suspect. josi ramos is now cleared of the crime. he was never criminally charged but had been held liable. in 1979 pace was six years old when he disappeared. the boys body was never found
>> a pennsylvania firing range is now out of business.there were guns in ammunition and the arrested ground -- john ramsey and two others and they were trying to rescue a teenager. last year they sold -- stole nearly everything except the guns and he remains behind bars . including rahway and lodi have been recently forced to wait outside in the heat. in some cases they never make it inside before closing. >> how long did you wait? >> 2.5 hours. >> did you go in? >> no. >> it was wrapped around the building twice.
is being blamed with computer outages. renew licenses early and registration -- register vehicles online. >> i had my driver's license from lodi and it took forever. 6:39 a.m. an increase in lyme disease in the tri-state area. >> a new york assemblyman says he was roughed up but the said -- but the police commissioner says they did nothing wrong >> she is not a resident but many who live here consider her a neighbor and now they want to get this homeless woman some help pick how they plan on
lyme disease is on the rise. the disease spread by tick bites . there were 55 confirmed cases in 2014 and it jumped to 89 last year. all those cases were being bitten by local tics. there is a growing number of cases in 2015 up from 567 the year before. >> 6:42 a.m. you have to check your legs. >> you have to make sure. >> you had a tick recently. scary stuff. >> it is also august is i care month and yesterday i got my eyes examined. everybody thought these with 3d
and greatest when they dilate your eyes and you walk out to you love these. take care of your eyes and make sure you have the appropriate eyewear thank you for taking care of me. let's take your view you are up early and we appreciate every day. judy watching in fairfield and jean watches and she is faithful and gave a sweet little kiss and her husband walked up. so thanks, you guys we appreciate that pick 71 with clouds in the city. right now around the area -- we appreciate that. 71 with clouds in the sky.dew points five degrees lower than they were yesterday and it's a comfortable day. 79 your high will feel like it
enjoy it. uv is lower with more clouds than sun. pollen is up a bit and air quality is still very good. we had storms earlier and they are weakening. you have more coverage for parts of the hudson valley into fairfield county all the way out to the sound so that will slow you down a bit but then high pressure builds in over the next few days and you can get a sense of that. here is this area of high pressure that will take over. some breaks in the clouds today and not bad. leftovers stray shower wednesday and thursday great and more heat and humidity friday into the weekend so make su get you ready for a rough ride, right, else? >> if you make your way in woodbridge we have route 35 closed in both directions between green and main street also in east rutherford a crash. people -- police are on scene. at 120 heavy delays across the hackensack river bridge. not a great alternate.
northbound side to industry city due to an accident and hamilton. delays backup to the bridge. 20 minute delay for the tunnel and mass transit lots of green. alternate side parking is in effect citywide -- citywide and be safe. >> since and assemblyman was treated roughly when he tried to end the dispute. some women michael blake says he was at a family event when he saw a woman was being talked to by police. the nypd is standing by the officer. >> there is no action taken against the officers nor will there be the officer did not behave in a significantly appropriate manner. >> when you work as hard as i do for my community and to be treated the way i was on
feels. >> police said they considered him a threat after he saw the us some women putting a hand on the other officers shoulder. the civil review board is now investigating. >> the remains of a long island man died -- he died in the korean war. adolphus was captured 65 years ago and died in a pow camp. his family gathered at the airport as a casket with his remains. they were recovered from north korea in the 1990s and recently identified to dna testing. >> it is amazing that the technology we have can actually bring a person back to heal a family. >> it's been a very long time. over 60 years. yes. but he's home. >> he will be buried with full military honors at calverton
homeless woman they call a neighbor -- a bronx community is helping homeless woman they call neighbor. >>reporter: usually friendly and somewhat unkempt and confused and recently homeless. >> we care about each other and she is someone we see on a daily basis so i think everybody started to see that she was not doing well and became concerned . started -- hit a nerve. >>reporter: jen lived with a friend on the island who threw her out six weeks ago. >> something happened in the house and everybody had to leave and now there's only people living there. it's in the past. i want to bring back the past. >> you keep moving back here.
their family to me. >> she takes the subway back and forth to a shelter but this is city island and there is no some weight. she seems to be drifting away, a neighbor in distress. >> homeless and mental health outreach teams mark gardner because she keeps moving interstate seems to be deteriorating. retired nurse is tracking her movements. others bring her food and clothing. one of the photos were taken the height of the recent heat wave has started a public call for assistance. >> that picture then that everybody together and shouting all through this facebook page. >> in the city where the homeless are too often invisible or dismissed, this community sees only a neighbor in need. we are on city island in the bronx, cbs two news. >> the people in city island
are waiting to hear back. >> it's nice they are coming together for her. coming up. 6:48 a.m. and i response to gun violence with the new emoji from apple. >> who would shoot this salon with a crossbow. the search for whoever set their sights on the wild diamond -- wild animal. >> the mets trade she take a game onto the subway series -- mets trade bruce and
at the wildlife preserve. darts were found embedded in its wings. they nearly missed internal organs. spca says it's received tips on the top line that detectives are pursuing. let's get you to traffic and weather. it is 6:52 a.m. >> we are coloring the map with brighter colors coloring book day today. this line of showers and storms will likely hold together.
to wading river you could see a shower and breaks in the clouds and 79 today. that is nice. going to the beach, moderate rip current and make sure you are ready ready. leftover shower early and brighter this afternoon. high pressure. for the weekend hot and humid and maybe a thunderstorm. 6:53 a.m. >> john it continues if you are -- if you're commuting in east rutherford. there is an accident. three lanes blocked on route 3 westbound. we have heavy delays that extend bridge and route 7 route 46 are out of the way but will be a better bet as you try to to commute to do the area here in brooklyn heavy delays on the northbound side of the expressway industry city delays here are back to the bridge and alternate side parking in effect
apple making changes to its popular emoji's including replacing the pistol emoji with the green water gun. new yorkers against gun violence wanted to change the emoji and they want more gender diverse emoji's and in all more than 100 will be available when they launch the update next month. >> i would like to see the detective when there. let's check in with cbs this morning. >> will they finally introduce a bacon emoji? that is what >> charlie might know somebody over there. good morning. >> what would you like to see? >> good morning, guys. we're going to talk to rick scott about the local spread of the zika virus and the cdc's unprecedented new travel warning. >> -- plus eric trump's reaction to his father's
fallen muslim soldier. what mcdonald's menu changes mean for your help in the fast food industry? >> the surprise announcement from oprah winfrey only on cbs this morning. the news is back. >> i will go with the news anchor emoji. i think that is what we are missing. >> i was going to defer to you for that. but i am honored. b
here is what you need to know where police have released video images of a man who snuck up behind a male passenger and stuck a sharp neck before grabbing the backpack and fleeing. it happened and upper manhattan. he was wearing an mta over shirt. >> the cdc is telling travelers to avoid a neighborhood in miami because of the zika virus. present women -- pregnant women are to avoid a one square area. no reports in the strike -- in the tri-state area that spring
businesses. four businesses won't sell the fake marijuana. if you're traveling in east rutherford you are seeing red. westbound at 120 heavy delays past the new jersey turnpike and route and there are much smoother rides for you as you try to make your way into the city. be safe and don't text and drive. we have leftover showers in parts of the hudson valley so it is busy to the north and a wraparound shower possible during the day some breaks at 79 and great weather to look forward to wednesday into
>> thanks for watching. cbs this morning is next. have a great tuesday. good morning. it is tuesday, august 2nd. 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." the zika crisis prompts an unprecedented travel warning in the united states. florida is struggling to stop spreading the virus. top republicans blast donald trump's fiery criticism over fallen soldier's family. eric trump joins us in studio 57. and only on "cbs this morning." oprah delivers a big announcement. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> there's evidence of the potential of ongoing spread of