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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. it is 4:30, 70 degrees on this friday, august 5th. good morning everyone, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news this morning. we'll have traffic and weather in a moment. first, police increasing the reward to catch the killer of a queens woman found strangled the marshland of howard beach. >> police are asking the public for help before the attacker may strike again. >> nightfall doesn't mean rest for the nypd, still working the investigation into who murdered 30-year-old karina vetrano. the howard beach woman was found strangled and sexually assaulted near her home. police are calling the suspect a public threat. >> we believe there's a severe community threat. right now we think it's random.
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victim likely ruled out, police say they need the public's help. >> they're not very informative and they're all anonymous. >> the desperation for information has led to an increase in the reward of $10,000. vetrano's body was found face down. her teeth broken, her clothing in disarray after she went for the solo run near the belt parkway. >> this woman put up a fer f end, so she was beaten quite severely, which would suggest she put up a big fight. >> wednesday police hacked away at the tall grass near the crime scene cutting it down with heavy equipment and raking through it for clues. the fbi has been called in to bring special equipment. a city official says the bureau has provided drones like this one spotted over the crime scene to search for evidence. in the neighborhood residents have wrapped street poles in white to memorialize the victim.
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overwhelmed the close-knit community wondering who the killer might be. >> drug addict or someone outside of the neighborhood. we're just really, really very scared. >> that was valerie castro reporting. at 4:32 let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's and bring in vanessa murdock in for john today. >> good morning, it's going to be another beautiful day for us as we wrap up the workweek. a little bit cool out there for some this morning, but definitely a couple of degrees warmer than we started off yesterday. let's take a look shall park. 57 in monticello. 52 in yaphank. clear skies overhead yet again. it will be another bright, beautiful day, a little bit warmer than yesterday. by noon it's 80 degrees. by 2 a high of 84. that's perfectly seasonable. it will feel like 85 so not much in the way of humidity again today. by 5, 79 degrees and mostly sunny skies. looking good to end your workweek, but we do have
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full forecast. it is time to send it over to alex denis. if you're traveling in pleasantville, we have the sawmill river parkway closed. you are detoured on to grant street, northbound on to marble avenue. in the bronx it is construction causing headaches, blocking two lanes in both directions on the cross bronx expressway. it is at the sheraton expressway but eastbound delays are back to fdr drive between 61st and 96th streets. typically out there for this time of the morning. west side highway is moving well. alternate side parking is in effect city wide, be safe, don't text and drive. northern italy, it was a close call for some drivers as a plane crash landed on to the road. the dhl car go plane was coming
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runway an hour outside milan. you can see one of the wings clipped. it finally stopped when the nose of the aircraft barreled into a barrier. no one was hurt. new surveillance video this morning of a suspect in an attempted rape. it happened early last saturday at 10th street and 5th avenue in greenwich village. the attacker grabbed a 20-year- old woman, put her in a bear hug and tried to remove her clothing. the victim fought back and he ran off. seven people are hospitalized th an explosion destroys a home in northern connecticut. it happened yesterday afternoon in the town of vernon east of hartford. two adults, a teenager and a 7- year-old boy who was most seriously hurt had to be rescued from the rubble. another adult and two other children were able to make it out on thinker their own. >> the physics of last injuries are complex, and the significance of the injuries are directly proportional to
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>> no word yet on the victims' conditions. the grandson and name sake of john got tee is facing distribution charges. they raided his howard beach queens home yesterday, the same house where his grandfather lives. police say they found 500 oxycodone pills and $240,000 in cash. gottie's grandfather died in a prison hospital in agents -- they're accused of running a massive east coast crime syndicate from florida to massachusetts. one operation was based in a restaurant in the little italy section of the bronx. 46 men are facing federal charges including extortion, assault, arson and health care fraud. now to the zika virus, president obama's urging lawmakers to approve $1.9 billion in emergency funds. yesterday he warned congress
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the virus. florida stepped up its attack on the mosquitoes that may carry the virus. >> the governor of florida is optimistic that his state has the zika virus under control. >> they killed a lot of mosquitoes. >> planes sprayed insecticide in a 10-mile radius around the miami neighborhood where health officials say at least 15 people caught the zika virus from local mosquitoes. >> aerial spin and reaches many places that truck based can't reach. >> some worry it's dangerous for people. >> the dose is so low and so fine a mist that it's almost impossible, not totally impossible, but almost impossible for any human to have any significant effect. >> on thursday health officials declared one part of this zika zone clear of the virus, but there is concern it could still spread because money to fight zika virus is running out.
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been doing on money that we borrowed from other diseases. >> president obama urged congress to approve emergency funding for the war against zika. >> the situation is getting critical. for instance, without sufficient funding, nih clinical trials and the possibilities of a vaccine which is well within reach could be delayed. this is not the time for politics. >> pregnant women are at greatest risk because the virus defects. >> health officials in florida say 2300 people have been tested for zika in the state. that includes 200 people in the zika zone. now to campaign 2016. hillary clinton speaks in washington d. c. to a convention of hispanic and african-american journalists. donald trump holds rallies in iowa and wisconsin. president obama is scoffing trump's claim that the coming election might be rigged. >> that's ridiculous.
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take that seriously. if mr. trump is up 10 or 15 points on election day and ends up losing, then, you know, maybe, yeah he can raise some questions. >> the president also disputed reports the u.s. secretly paid iran ransom for hostages. trump questioned the whole arraignment. >> $400 million being flow iran. i mean, folks what's going on here. i wonder where that money really goes by the way right? how stupid are we, how stupid are we to allow this to continue to go on. >> a maris poll out last night givers hillary clinton one of the largest leads yet, a 15 point advantage over trump, 48% to 33%. an elderly bronx couple was tied up and robbed at gunpoint. now the search is on for the three men responsible. police say the men were caught
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the orange men entered the house near evergreen and wheeler avenue. once inside they tied up the couple with zip locks and put duct tape over their eyes. the men stole money, cell phones, and credit cards and ran off. a firefighter in westchester county suspended for a hateful post on social media. >> plus george zimmerman involved in a scuffle at a florida restaurant and we have had his 9-1-1 call. >> also ahead, a tornado flips a container truck in florida, but that's not the only place twister touched down. >> all right, much calmer weather here, beautiful start to the day. looking good for the friday. very seasonable feel. then as we make our way into the weekend, things are split.
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miles per hour winds there. there were no reports of injuries. in central florida a tornado flipped a trucking container on its side yesterday, and all eight containers were damaged. trash cans and debris also went flying across the lot. the storm was so intense inside the building you could see a ladder and other items thrown across the floor when the doors were ripped open. let's talk a little traffic and weather on the 2's. vanessa what do you think of that stuff? >> thankfully i'm thinking that's not happening here. we have a beautiful day ahead. we'r l carbon copy of yesterday, just a few degrees warmer. the weekend first half a little stormy. we'll talk about that momentarily. let's check in with our weather watchers. see what temperatures are like across the region. we've got 62 degrees as we look out here just west of the city. jean says it's 62 in north plain field. clear skies, which is the case for all of us this morning looking very lovely. how about 67 degrees. this report from claire chase in yonkers, just a few clouds is what she's reporting.
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today temperatures will be where they should be, in the mid-80s. humidity levels begin to rise. tomorrow will be steamy and stormy to start your weekend. sunday's looking like the better half. live outside right now, beautiful beginning to the day. feels lovely out there. 69 degrees, clear skies, 70% percent relative humidity. 57 in monticello, greenwich holding on to 70. definitely warmer than it was yesterday for many of us, but still some 50s out there. as we roll through the day by noon, 80 degrees will feel like that at 2:00 under mostly sunny skies. then by 5 this evening, 79 degrees. 76 as we head past darkness. on the vortex, clear skies, high pressure still in control. we know that that is going to change late today into tomorrow. this front that you see out to the west makes its approach with that increase in clouds tonight. showers, storms tomorrow. here's what it looks like hour by hour. enjoy today, it will be a beauty. tons of sunshine, a few clouds
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still. as we head towards the evening hours, the humidity levels rise. clouds thicken overnight. notice some scattered showers across the region, especially east of the city. as we go into the afternoon, i really think between the hours of 2:00 and 7:00 it's the main event. it's that front crossing, so 3:00 lots of scattered activity. showers and storms. by 6:30 most of the activity is out of here, so the evening should be salvageable, especially north and west of the city. by 6:30 tomorrow night east of with wet weather, but by 8, 9:00 things are looking good. sunday's looking beautiful. this looks like a little hiccup to me. we think sunday stays dry. 84 degrees, a mix of sun and clouds. tonight humidity levels rising, 72 clouds increasing tomorrow 88 with showers and storms. it will feel like low to mid- 90s out there. sunday 86 and mostly sunny looking lovely to start next week in the mid-80s with sun
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denis and your time saver traffic. good morning everyone. in pleasantville we have the sawmill river parkway closed in both direction. southbound pushed on to grant street, northbound on marble avenue. also construction in the bronx blocks two lanes as you make your way in both directions on the cross bronx expressway. at the sheridan expressway eastbound delays extend back to jerome avenue. if ye path trains, new jersey transit or lirr. alternate side parking is in effect today be safe, don't text and drive. the nypd now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of jogger karina vetrano. she was found strangled and possibly sexually assaulted tuesday night in marshland in howard beach queens. police called the attacker a severe community threat. a stabbing rampage in london was triggered by mental
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american. five people were wounded. the attack by a 19-year-old -- opening ceremonies tonight for the 2016 summer olympic games. athletes and fans from around the world will kick off the games by gathering at the stadium in rio de janeiro for the broadcast tonight. you won't find a controversial posting from westchester county firefighter online this morning. it's been taken down. he's been suspended after is it free speech or should he lose his job. lou young has the story. >> a lone cop on foot post in mount vernon must wonder what's become of things. a firefighter in this westchester county community is suspended for publicly praising cop killers in an online post that takes your breath away. >> i'm speechless. >> i think it's disgusting and it's dishonorable. >> lieutenant omar lanier put the statement on instagram
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police murders. ha ray for dallas and the real gabbing stores who took the shots. it's time people. let's keep it going. no regard for those who have no regard for us. die for freedom. >> it was a shock, it was a shock. >> the city's acting fire commissioner says the posting is out of character but unforgivable and could very well cost lanier his job. >> at the conclusion of our investigation we suspended him and then article 75 hearing. >> without pay. >> >> lanier has been with the fire department for nine years. he was promoted to lieutenant four months ago. in that regard he's still on probation. sources tell us he is politically connected here, but even his connections seem to understand now he might not be management material. >> i don't want to jump to conclusions on one of my guys, but if what is being said is absolutely true, then i'm very disturbed with it. >> you know this guy?
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>> to say the least. >> no one we spoke with denies lanier has the right to say what he thinks but all agree free speech isn't a free pass. >> whatever comments you have, you keep to yourself. you're supposed to be working for the public. what you're basically doing is laughing at the public. >> some worry the provocative post may have been taken out of context. >> i don't know what he's responding to in that. >> so you're willing to get more information. >> yes. >> that will come later this month when the firefighter gets a chance to la we're in mount vernon, lou young cbs2 news. omar lanier was not home. george zimmerman is making headlines after an altercation with a man in a florida restaurant. police released zimmerman's 9-1- 1 call yesterday. >> i'm not going to approach him. he told me he was going to kill me. he told me he'd shoot me. he punched me in the face. >> what started the argument? >> he recognized me. >> zimmerman says he was talking to a group of people
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in sanford when he spoke about fatally shooting trayvon martin. a man then approached zimmerman and asked him why he was bragging about it. the restaurant's owner says the man had a shoving match and nothing more. zimmerman was acquitted in 2012. good news for commuter, the wait for subway countdown clocks is coming to an end. >> and this video goes viral when a mysterious light is sp louis gateway arch. what is it, the theories ahead. >> and we'll get another check of your traffic and weather on
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a local park checked this surveillance video, and they saw it too. some guess maybe it's a drone with a bright light but for now it is a mystery. >> whoa, whoa. >> what could it be. time now 4:52. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. >> just got the goose bumps there guys. the lights glowing going in and out like this. forecast looking really, really we're starting off in the 50s and 60s, even low 70s. things today going to be bright and beautiful yet again. we're going to warm to seasonable levels, a high of 84 in central park. princeton 85. montauk 80. fire island 81. 88 degrees tomorrow will feel like the low to mid-90s. low humidity today, but much higher tomorrow. steamy to start your weekend, feeling more comfortable on
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let's check in with alex denis and your time saver traffic. changes as you make your way in pleasantville. sought mill river parkway is closed and detoured in both directions for ongoing construction. southbound is detoured on to grant street, northbound on to marble avenue. in the bronx construction blocks two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx expressway at the sheridan expressway. we have eastbound delays that extepid back to jerome avenue. a little bit of a lengthy slowdown. minor delays inbound brooklyn bridge. alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. it is 4:53. a new york mother meets her hero. we'll take you to the surprise event celebrating the gift of life. >> we've all seen the studies, coffee could be good for you, coffee could be bad for you. we sort out of the all the
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manhattan between two women who had never met before but now share an unbreakable bond. >> whitney jenkins rings a bell to celebrate her successful stem cell donation. the 22-year-old college student from texas was honored in lower manhattan thursday by dkms, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting blood cancer. then whitney got the surprise of a lifetime two years saving a life. >> stacey rapalee a 32-year-old mother of two was saved from acute myeloid leukemia by whitney's stem cells. >> i know i wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for her. for her to be willing to do what she had to do to give me my life, my second chance at life, extremely grateful. >> at first whitney couldn't believe it. >> i was hoping it is wasn't a mean practical joke. i was like are you serious. you have this connection to
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>> you do a simple cheek swap. >> the head of dkms says anyone can register to be a donor on their website. 14,000 people need bone marrow and stem cells a year. >> that person is somewhere out there and that is what we work for, to register as many people as possible so that we are able to find a matching donor for every single patient. >> whitney says stem cell collection procedure was painless, like giving blood. >> i feel like i did so little and she's so grateful, and i'm like, well, you're the rock star. you went through all of this. >> but for stacy whose cancer is now in remission it's a lifesaver. >> she's got the biggest heart out of everyone i know. i know she's done amazing things and she's going to keep doing amazing things. >> whitney's planning to hold donor registration drives on
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>> she makes it sound pretty simple, it saves a life like that. it only takes a little bit of time. >> so simple but so much. 4:58. coming up, making the morning commute a little easier for subway users. >> if it's a prank, no one is laughing. a park booby-trapped with dangerous objects. >> and the summer olympics kick off tonight. we'll take you live to rio as the finishing touches are being made ahead of tonight's opening ceremonies. cb 5 begins in 90 seconds. that's why i'm taking the activia two week probiotic challenge by enjoying activia yogurt with billions of probiotics every day. because when my routine is in sync, i can face any challenge. so take the activia probiotic challenge! visit activia.com to learn more. take the activia probiotic challenge now.
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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. it is 5:00, 70 degrees on this friday, august 5th. another beautiful day today ahead of rain. tomorrow. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment. >> first the fbi getting involved in the search for a person who killed a jogger in howard beach. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news morning. our top story, the fbi joining the investigation into the murder of a queens jogger because her body was found on federal land. >> and the nypd is boosting the reward hoping for some leads. cbs2's andrea grymes joins us live from howard beach this morning with more. >> reporter: that's right, chris and mary. the nypd has boosted the reward to $10,000 because they are desperate for tips. they're looking through sex offender registries, cell phone records, anything that could
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case. >> the pain staking investigation into the murder of 30-year-old karina vetrano continued into the night with numerous officers and detectives at the nypd mobile command center set up at 161st avenue and 79th street. shaken residents here in howard beach have been especially worried vetrano was randomly targeted. at this point police say they do have reason to fear. >> we believe there's a severe community threat. adds you know, right now we think it' believe it's anybody in her life that's created this. >> investigators have been conducting a methodical grid search of the weeds and marshland where vetrano's body was found tuesday night. officers going out in special white suits searching in 300 feet increments for anything unusual they can test that could lead to her killer. vetrano left her nearby home around 5 p.m. tuesday for a solo jog on an unpaved trail through federal
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police say she ended up severely beaten, sexually assaulted and strangled. her body discovered about 15 feet off the path. >> this woman put up a ferocious fight right to the end. >> the nypd called in the fbi for help. the bureau has provided additional equipment in the search like this drone over the scene. the murder has rocked this tight-knit community. >> it's terrible. it's disgusting. i feel so bad for the family. thgo they've got all these vagrants that wander around doing nothing. >> reporter: police say it does not seem that a homeless encampment played a role in this crime. vetrano's wake is set for later today. reporting live in howard beach, andrea grymes cbs2 news. thank you. time now 5:02. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. vanessa murdock is in for john elliott this morning. >> good morning, another beautiful day is on tap for us as we end the workweek. we're talking temperatures
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tolerable out there. really good things to discuss. temperatures right now, it is 69 in central park. 60 in sparta, 52 in yaphank. vortex satellite and radar crystal clear this morning. we're at 71 degrees. by noon, 80, and it feels like 80 by 2 this afternoon. a high of 84 degrees will feel like 85. looking lovely to end your workweek. coming up we'll talk about showers and stormsha weekend. time now to check in with alex denis with your time saver traffic. good morning everyone. if you're traveling in pleasantville we have changes for you. the sawmill river parkway closed and detoured in both directions for you. ongoing construction work there, southbound you're detoured on to grant street, northbound on to marble avenue. construction lingers blocking two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. we have delays in this
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avenue. george washington bridge, inbound lower level -- lincoln and holland tunnels are also flowing freely. alternate side parking is in effect city wide today, be safe, don't text and drive. thank you. it is a welcomed sight for subway riders at several stations across the city. >> the mta is installing new count down clocks and there are many more to come. magdalena doris joins us live from the 59th street and lexington avenue station with details. >> reporter: good morning, mary and chris. gone are the days pretty soon when you have to ic neck out past the yellow line to check if those headlights are coming towards your subway stop. those new countdown clocks coming to eight stations this morning, and many more in the future. this is all part of the five- year 27 billion dollars mta capital fund program and part of this is debuting familiar technology on these subway
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how long the next train will be coming into the platform. they'll be illuminated on the n, q, and r stations. eventually the mta program is expanding throughout all 269 lettered line stations. all of the numbered stations are already taken care of. this morning more than 130 buses within manhattan and brooklyn will also be featuring those new signage and more than 3600 by 2018. ow information along with this, they're also hoping to add some revenue to this program. ad space will also be available along these illuminated signs, and that's perfect for the captive audience of commuters who are waiting for their subway or on the bus. we are live on the upper east side this morning, magdalena doris cbs2 news. thank you. breaking news in italy this morning, a plane comes within
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the dhl cargo plane was coming from paris when it overshot the runway in an airport an hour outside of milan. the plane skidded off the runway and slammed through an airport fence. it stopped when the nose of the aircraft builder into the barrier. no one was hurt. police are searching for a suspect in an attempted rape. the attack happened early last saturday at 10th street and 5th avenue in greenwich village. police say the attacker grabbed a 20-year-old woman, put her in a bear hug and her clothing. the victim fought back and he ran off. police are looking for a pair of burglars caught on camera breaking into a store on the upper west side. on monday the suspects hit a discount health and beauty aid store on west 72nd. they used a crowbar to pry open the front door. >> they tried to take the safe in the front. they couldn't get that, and then they just tried to break open the registers and they
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>> the pair got away with $10,000 from the safe and another 2,000 from two registers. president obama says it's much harder today for terrorists to carry out large- scale attacks. terror organizations are evolving to be more nimble. >> the decline of isil in syria and iraq appears to be causing it to shift to tactics that we've seen before, an even greater emphasis on encouraging high profile terrorist attacks including in the united states. >> pound isis targets and the u.s. just expanded those air strikes to libya. last minutes preparations are underway in rio, but tonight's the night. >> the opening ceremony takes place for the first olympic games on the south american continent. janie yuccas joins us live with a preview. >> we are right outside the
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around the world will be tuning in to see the start of the games. and i can tell you, leading up to today there's been a lot of talk about the concerns, zika virus, shoddy construction, and dirty water, but no brazil wants to refocus the attention back to its fun loving culture. >> along the famous copacabana beach american tourists are snapping pictures and making memories ahead of the olympic games. >> i'm really excited to see everyone with that ener >> armed police officers watch the crowds very closely. >> my intent is up, it's up. but it's nice to see the presence here. >> military ships can also be spotted right off the coast. the well maintained landscaping and the beautifully painted buildings are what most tourists will see here along the pedestrian walkway built specifically for the olympics. as you can see behind me, this is what most think of when they
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worn down buildings. finishing touches are being done on a new subway line expected to officially open today. it was supposed to be finished months ago. as for team usa, most members are here and ready to go including the most decorated olympian ever, swimmer michael phelps with 22 medals. he will carry the stars and stripes at tonight's opening ceremony. >> just the honor and the opportunity to do that is incredible. >> phelps is looking to add to will all the other american athletes. while thousands of fans from around the world get a taste of the olympics, in south america for the first time ever. >> reporter: the opening ceremony will last about three hours, and while there's been no confirmation as to who will light the caldron there's been lots of speculation it would be brazilian soccer star pay lay.
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people say he might have contractual issues. >> contractual issues with lighting the caldron? let's see. >> all right, jamie, thanks. >> still ahead a park hazard in passaic county. someone is hiding booby traps at a popular hiking trail. >> and different studies show different results on whether coffee is bad for you. our bacteria family's been on this cushion for generations. i like to watch them clean,
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5:12. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. how are you? >> i'm doing great and i'm loving yet another day where the weather will be perfect. >> we need to have you here more often. >> i know. >> never happens when john's here. >> that's right, he did know it was coming and so well suited to take the day off if you haven't already done so, there's still time to call in sick. it's going to be beautiful. outside. show you how pretty things. 5:57 is sunrise. obviously we can't see much yet, but the horizon is beginning to brighten. we have 69 degrees in central park, mild start in the city, a little cooler outside. relative humidity at 77%. otisville at 57 degrees. gillette at 60. as we roll through your friday and get closer to that weekend, by noon it's 80. feeling like 80.
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84 at 2:00. that's as hot as it gets. it will feel like 85. by 5 this evening, 79 degrees. we'll start to see more clouds. clouds thicken tonight, humidity levels rise into the weekend. tomorrow will be a very different day than what we've experienced over the past few. clear skies overhead right now thanks to high pressure. as i mentioned there are changes for our weekend. we've got this cold front that will be making its approach from the west, increasing clouds to want, showers and storms, high upper 80s tomorrow will feel like low to mid-90s. quick update for you on earl, tropical storm status, barely a tropical storm with winds of 40 miles per hour. it's on the southern coast of the by bay of campeche. it's expected to hover over water. it's moving west, northwest at 12 miles per hour. back to the forecast here at home, nice end to your workweek.
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tomorrow, steamy and stormy with that cold front crossing. again, will feel like the low to mid-90s. that cold front's out of here by sunday and we're back in business. high pressure returns. it is not only going to be a beautiful sunday but monday, tuesday, looking really lovely as well. today looking good. 84 degrees, sunshine and some clouds. winds are calm, but they'll be coming west, southwesterly later today helping to ramp up that humidity. increase the clouds. winds will be at 15 miles hour. so getting a little breezy later today. then overnight, rising humidity, increasing clouds, 72. by early tomorrow morning some showers, maybe even some thunderstorms out there. by afternoon the activity gets more widespread, a high of 88 tomorrow will feel like low to mid-90s. i think the timing of it is this. lots of showers and storms scattered around the region early in the day. the main event between 3 and say 8:00 if you live north and west of the city you should be able to steer clear of the storms by evening, and then
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east. but saturday is certainly not the brighter half. sunday, will be beautiful on sunday. it could in humidity. monday, tuesday looking lovely. it is time now for me to send it over to alex denis with your time saver traffic. already some changes for your morning ride. there is an accident blocking two lanes on the southbound side of the garden state parkway. it's at exit 105. we have minor delays starting to gather as you make your way through the area. in the construction blocking two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx expressway at the sheridan expressway that's causing delays back to the major deegan. ending with mass transit and a lot of green. everything is on or close to schedule, if you're taking metro north, path trains, alternate side parking is in effect. be safe, don't text and drive. police in new jersey have issued a warning about a popular hiking trail in passaic county. they say someone is hiding
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investigation. >> beautiful sunset views and a well maintained paths for hiking and riding bikes are all part of the appeal at high mountain park preserve, but something a little less desirable has suddenly become part of the landscape. >> it's disturbing. >> kim figueroa and her daughter were disgusted to hear somebody's been setting up so- called booby traps in this popular park, wooden boards hidden beneath the ground's surface with sharp nails trails, even barbed wire and rope strung across the path. >> trying to harm somebody intentionally, a child, an innocent party that's walking, enjoying nature, riding a bicycle. that's just reprehensible behavior. >> wayne police say a frequent visitor to the park made the discovery in june. he's been removing the materials since then and finally called police wednesday night. >> i think a couple of weeks ago for the first time i found
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supervisor at the park, and even though nobody's been hurt his head is spinning wondering who would do something so senseless. >> very angry, yes, and they ought to be in jail. >> there's a lot of idiots out there. >> you have to be careful all the time. >> that's the bottom line for kim figueroa and her daughter who will not only be looking over their shoulders. >> it seems you're not safe anywhere you're go, even if you're just going on a local hike. >> but now on the ground and under their feet. >> there's so much land here if all those booby traps have been found. if you come across something that doesn't seem right or you know anything about who's been doing this, call police. at high mountain park preserve, jessica layton. two long island men rush to the rescue of a young osprey. the men put a ladder into the water to reach the bird. they had a tough time because the current was strong but they finally managed to untangle the
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bird come off the edge of the nest, flapped its wings a couple times and kind of did a nose dive into the water. >> the osprey's recovering at a wildlife center. it is expected to be returned to its nest sometime next week. it is now 5:19. still ahead, an ice cream shop in brooklyn is using science to create yummy desserts, and all new summer sweet spot. >> and if you want a little coffee with that dessert you may want to think twice about it. there's so confusion, is it good for you, is it bad for you. >> plus we'll get another check of your traffic and weather on the 2's next. geramis rovg tici fvo a cor fr o cea.a! y c le re..
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it's now 5:22. let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2's. >> it is going to be another stunner out there today. we're starting off in the 60s and even low 70s for most of us. heading for the low to mid-80s out there. 84 the anticipated high in the city, 85 in princeton, sparta, 82. 83 montauk and fire island both 80. today, mostly sunny skies. humidity levels do start to rise this evening. if you're heading to the beach today, moderate risk of rip currents along long island as well as brooklyn and queens. low risk along the jersey shore. your weekend beach and forecast tomorrow storms at the beaches better day is sunday. in the mountains, by afternoon you should be able to salvage your afternoon and sunday looking lovely. time to check in with alex denis and your time saver traffic. if you're traveling in tenton falls new jersey we have changes, it's an accident
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southbound side of the garden state parkway. major delays in the bronx, construction blocks two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. these delays expected back to jerome avenue. alternate side parking is in effect city wide, do be safe, don't text and drive. which team has bragging rights after last night's final game of the subway series. >> steve overmyer. >> the yankees hosting the indians tonight while the mets start a series in detroit. wrapped up with a bang. now that yoenis cespedes is out for a few weeks, expect to see more of this guy in center field. alejandro de aza was brought in for defense. the newcomer had a loud first hit with the mets. he was 0 for 10 with the mets before cranking a 3-run home run against the yankees. that's his 26th homer and 83rd
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series, eight of them by the mets. the teams split the subway series with the mets taking the finale 4-1. i'm steve overmyer have a great day. many americans love their morning cup of coffee. >> you've likely heard coffee may not be good for you. dr. max gomez sorts it all out. >> i love coffee, espresso shots, twice, three times a day. >> i need it at least three or four times a day. >> that's pretty much when everyone on the street told us. okay, we er starbucks but something like 85% of americans consume some version of a coffee drink every day. what to do about studies like the ones in mayo clinic proceedings that found people who drink 28 cups a week, that's about four cups a day had a 21% higher death rate than noncoffee drinkers and those younger than 55 years old had more than a 50% increase of death. >> it's upsetting but i don't think it's that surprising. >> other studies have shown
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decreased risk of developing alzheimer's disease, parkinson's disease and type 2 diabetes. other studies have shown drinking coffee can decrease the likelihood of developing certain cancers by 20 to 40%. judging by consumption figures few people have changed their habits but some coffee drinkers do have a bad reaction to their beverage, it depends on whether you're a fast or slow metabolizer. >> 8 ounces drink it within an hour and you don't get a headache, you don't get abnormal heartbeats, get anxiety, you don't get gastric upset, you're most likely a fast metabolizer and will get a benefit. >> the vast majority of americans, 88% are fast metabolizers, but for slow metabolizers, the side effects may outweigh the benefits and how you make your coffee can be bad for your cholesterol. >> filter it through paper, that takes away the substance that raises your blood cholesterol levels. >> as for long-term health
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it's unlikely you'll drink enough one way or another to actually make a difference. does what mean no more of these studies coffee may be bad for you, coffee may be good for you. >> they'll probably be more of them. >> threees espressos a day. >> is that what you do? >> no, i do maybe two cups of coffee a day. >> one big iced coffee for me. the fight to save long island sound from toxic materials. >> an active police scene more than 48 hours after karina vetrano's body was found strangled in howard beach. police have increased the reward hoping for tips. i'll have a live report coming up. >> the governor has laid out a $27 billion plan for the mta, and there are some new upgrades that will help with your commute this morning. what to look for coming up in a live report. >> and how about ice cream made with liquid nitrogen or ice
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another bright day ahead, slightly warmer. how does your weekend look, traffic and weather on the 2's in just a moment. >> a house in ruins after neighbors heard a loud bang. >> first the fbi is joining forces with the nypd in the search for a killer in queens after a jogger is found dead. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. >> we begin with the nypd boosting the reward in the murder case of a queens woman found strangled in the marshes >> the fbi is now involved because that marsh is federal land. andrea grymes has more live from howard beach. andrea. >> reporter: chris and mary, police have upped reward to $10,000. at this point they do not believe that karina vetrano knew her killer. as they continue to work the case, loved ones will say good- bye at a wake later today, and her funeral here in howard beach tomorrow. >> the pain staking investigation into the murder
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continued into the night with numerous officers and detectives at the nypd mobile command center set up at 161st avenue and 79th street. shaken residents here in howard beach have been especially worried vetrano was randomly targeted. at this point, police say they do have reason to fear. >> we believe there's a severe community threat. as you know, right now we think it's random so we don't believe it's anybody in her life that's created this. >> investigators have been conducting a methodical grid ar marshland where vetrano's body was found tuesday night. officers are going out in special white tyvex suits sering in 300 increments for anything unusual they can test that could lead to her killer. vetrano left her nearby home around 5 p.m. tuesday for a solo jog on an unpaved trail near the belt parkway. she ended up severely beaten, sexually assaulted and strangled, her body discovered
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>> this woman put up a ferocious fight right to the end. >> the nypd called in the fbi for help. the bureau has provided additional equipment in the search like this drone over the scene. the murder has rocked this tight-knit community. >> it's terrible. it's disgusting. i feel so bad for the family. they got homeless people living back there in the weeds. they got all these vagrants that just wander around doing nothing. >> reporter: bat active scene, the crime scene here at this early hour, police say they did visit a homeless encampment that's more than a mile away from the scene here, but at this point they do not believe that encampment was involved in any way in this murder. they are searching cell phone records and local sex offender registries hoping for any break in this case. reporting live this morning in howard beach, andrea grymes cbs2 news. thank you. it is now 5:32.
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for this friday morning. >> it is going to be another beautiful day for us. we just keep this wonderful stretch. tomorrow, though, big changes for the start of your weekend. beautiful out there right now, though. it is going to be bright, officially daylight at 5:57 that sunrise this morning. my goodness, the horizon looks spectacular, clear skies and 69 degrees. you see those few clouds on the horizon there. as we look at temperatures across the region, we've got some 50s to yaphank. earlier we had a couple of 70s but they have since vanished. we'll head into the low and mid- 80s today. clear skies for the most part right now. it's going to be a mostly sunny afternoon, anticipating a high of 84 degrees. it will feel like 85. low humidity trend continues today but does change tomorrow. >> can anyone really feel the difference between 84 and feels like 85. >> i don't know. i'm sure there's somebody out
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>> i can. >> because you're a trained professional. >> it is 84 or 85 right now. as you make your way out this morning we have some changes for you. there's an accident blocking two lanes on the southbound side of the garden state parkway at exit 105. minor delays as you make your way through the area. in the bronx construction blocking two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx expressway. at the sheridan expressway is causing delays that extend back past the major deegan. os george washington bridge toll plaza yet but they are working their way in that direction. lincoln and holland tunnels are clear. alternate side parking is in effect city wide, be safe, don't text and drive. thank you. we have breaking news in italy. a plane crash landed on to a highway narrowly missing several drivers. the dhl cargo plane was coming in from paris when it overshot the runway. the plane skidded off the
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it stopped when the nose of the aircraft barreled into the barrier. no one was hurt. several subway stations across the city feature new tools to help riders stay on time. >> the mta is installing new countdown clocks on three subway lines. magdalena doris live from the 59th street and lexington avenue station in midtown for us this morning. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, the mta new capital program funding these new signs. many of them willbe stations throughout the entire city, but there are eight new stations that are featured. that's the n, q, and r lines. this is part of the mta's five- year, $27 million capital program, and you may have seen these subway clocks or countdown clocks along the numbered trains. now they are coming to all the letter lines starting with eight subway stations today
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letter subway stations will be outfitted with these new digital signs. another upgrade that will be coming to your commute is more than 130 buses this morning will be outfitted with those digital signs. they will be in manhattan and brooklyn. by 2018, 3600 buss will also feature those new signs. good for commuters who are impatient or just need to know when their subway is coming, and also god for a another line of revenue. these new digital signs will feature ad space as well. magdalena doris cbs2 news. thank you. new summers video this morning of a suspect in an attempted rape. it happened early last saturday at 10th street and 5th avenue in greenwich village. the attacker grabbed a 20-year- old woman, put her in a bear hug and tried to remove her clothing. the victim fought back and he ran off. seven people are hospitalized after an explosion
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hartford. two adults a teenager and a 7- year-old boy who was the most seriously hurt had to be rescued. another adult and two other children were able to make it out on their own. >> the physics of blast injuries are complex and the cig significance of the injuries are directly proportional to how close the victims are to the blast. >> the cause of the explosion hillary clinton speaks in washington d. c. to a convention of hispanic and african-american journalists. donald trump holds rallies in iowa and wisconsin. meanwhile, president obama is scoffing trump's claim that the coming election might be rigged. >> that's ridiculous. that doesn't make any sense, and i don't think anybody would take that seriously. if mr. trump is up 10 or 15 points on election day and ends
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questions. >> the president also disputed reports the u.s. secretly paid iran ransom for four american hostages. he says the $400 million payout was previously disclosed and simply part of a settlement with iron. trump questioned the whole arrangement. >> $400 million being flown to iran. i mean, folks, what's going on here. i wonder where that money really goes by the way right? how how stupid are we to allow this to continue to go on. >> a maris poll gives hillary clinton one of the largest leads yet, a 15 point advantage over trump. long island congressman peter king is blasting that u.s. payment to iran as illegal and a disgrace. king believes the money was ransom. he also compared the payment to money laundering. >> no matter how you look at it, this was terrible conduct
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american people paying ransom money, and also, the reality is if a private citizen or company had done this, they would be arrested for money laundering. >> king says even though he believes the payment broke the law he does not think criminal charges should be filed. former new york senate majority leader dean skelos and his son won't have to head to prison yet. a manhattan judge says skelos and his son adam can remain free on bail. earlier this year skelos was sentenced to five years half years. the judge said the pair raised a substantial question on appeal in light of a recent supreme court ruling. still ahead, avoiding parking problems, the new feature that could be coming it a popular app. >> plus this. >> it's our backyard, but it's not our junk yard. >> a fight to save long island sound before it's too late. what governor cuomo is saying about a controversial decision to allow the dumping of
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?[ music ] ?? get ready for the weekend on this friday morning. welcome back to cbs2 news weather for today. looks pretty out there right now vanessa. >> it's beautiful out there right now, yet another great start to the day. tomorrow it will feel a little different out there, much more humidity expected to start the weekend. your friday going to be very pleasant, very comfortable still. let's check in with our weather watchers to see how things are across the region. first off let's head here to staten island, 68 degrees says michael gou rdine.
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day. 68 there. most of us really in the 60s now, a couple of us in the low 70s. adam heter says 60 and clear skies in middle town new york. thingsare shaping up great for this friday. we're heading for seasonable levels in the low to mid-80s this afternoon with lots of sun. live outside right now, this picture, another glorious sunrise is what it's going to be. sunrise is at 5:57. right now 69 degrees, mainly clear. temperatures across the region, 57 in liberty as well as out in chatham. it's as we go through the day, temperatures will be warming very steadily as expected. by noon 80 degrees, mostly sunny. by 2, 84. chris made fun of me when i said it will feel like 85. it is going to be a day with relatively low humidity. not a big difference between what that thermometer reads and what it feels like out there. tomorrow it's a completely different story. what's going to happen tonight, the clouds will increase. by 9:00 it's partly cloudy and 76. by tomorrow morning, dew points will be in the 70s.
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tomorrow, so highs in the upper 80s will feel like low to mid- 90. s. for today, we're talking about comfortable levels. the uv index is very high. that's a burn time of 15 minutes. pollen count medium to high. and your air quality today is moderate. a slight shift in the not great direction over yesterday. as far as humidity levels go, they're holding steady. again, it's comfortable today. the barometer holding steady as well. tonight into tomorrow all that the forecast tomorrow and higher humidity. as we look at hour-by-hour, what we can expect, lots of sunshine for today, a few more clouds here and there by this afternoon. overnight is when the clouds really begin to thicken. here we are at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning. note there are some showers around, possibly a thunderstorm, but the action gets more widespread as we head into the afternoon. after the 2:00 hour, showers and storms, but by 8:00 it's pretty much done.
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late afternoon and evening well north is west of the city. east of the city unfortunately we hold on to the wet weather a little longer. as i mentioned, severe weather is possible. it's about a 20% percent chance you'll deal with severe weather. high wind is the most likely scenario. 84 for today, lots of sun, feeling good. tonight 72, increasing clouds, increasing humidity. tomorrow 88, feels like low to mid-90s with showers and storms. the second half of your weekend looking amazing. 86 degrees, mostly sunny. decrease in humity denis and your time saver traffic. thank you. good morning everyone. if you're traveling in brooklyn there's an accident blocking a lane in the northbound side of the bqe. you can see on our live drive map a little bit of orange. those are delays extending back to manhattan avenue. in the bronx it's construction blocking two lanes on the southbound side of the cross bronx. it's at the sheridan expressway. delays past the deegan. they haven't hit the george washington toll plaza although they're working their way
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inbound and lower levels, delay free. alternate side parking is in effect city wide today. be safe, don't text and drive. thank you. on money watch, asian shares rose overnight after the bank of england cut interest rates in response to the brexit. in it country stock futures are higher after shares barely budged on thursday. the dow jones industrial average lost just under 3 points. s&p 500 rose by half a point. the nasdaq composite added 6. get the government's monthly jobs reports. analysts expect 180,000 jobs were created in july. it would be less than the 287,000 added in june, which may further indicate a growing concern that job growth is slowing. google maps may soon tell you not just where you're going but whether you'll be able to park when you get there. the website android police found the parking feature in
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operating system appears display three parking difficulty levels, easy, medium and limited. google is not confirming the future just yet. a possible suit over sludge, governor cuomo is threatening the feds with legal action. more from cbs2's jennifer mclogan. >> fisherman thurman bryant is watching what he calls the decline of long island sound as excavators dredge silt and muck. >> it basically displaces the fish from habitat. >> it's a busy day at port jefferson harbor for those who love long island sound. >> we have to make sure we take care of it and still, you know, so it can exist for my kids and their kids. >> the keegan family took the ferry from connecticut and was surprised to see open water dredging as they passed. >> describe what the dredging looks like out there. >> it's dirty. >> and that's the worry and complaint from those who live on or make a living from the
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continue dumping dredged soil, sand, and sediment into long island sound was just approved by the u.s. army corps of engineers and the environmental protection agency. >> we consider long island sound an extension of our home. it's our front yard. it's our backyard but it's not our junk yard. >> environmentalists say studies show sludge pulled from the bottoms of harbors, inlets and rivers which allow cargo ships to safely pass can pesticides harming marine life and water quality. governor andrew cuomo and an assembled group of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle threatened to sue to stop the dumping. >> if that includes legal action to stop the federal government, that is exactly what we will do because this cannot happen period. >> no response yet from the epa. the governor is urging it find a different way to dispose of the muck, use it to restore
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from sunken meadow state park, jennifer mclogan cbs2 news. >> new york lawmakers are urging connecticut politicians and homeowners to demand an end to the dumping. >> next, how new technology is helping amtrak riders. >> and this morning summer sweet spots for ice cream lovers. >> but first here's steve overmyer with a quick check on sports. >> the yankees hosting cleveland tonight while the mets hit the road to detroit. last night the mets winning the finale of the subway 1, a win that earns them a 4- game split with the yanks. there's one place where america's pastime is preserved for all time. ?? and that's not the only thing
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she's set to receive a screen actor's guild lifetime achievement award. she's already won six emmy awards, a tony, a grammy. the ceremony will air on january 29th. >> i love everything she does, but9 to 5. how about traffic and weather on the 2's. >> going to be another beautiful day. we're wrapping up the workweek with seasonal sunshine. low to mid-90s tomorrow with showd your sunday. then we have a stretch of very nice weather taking us into next week. for today, mostly sunny skies. winds generally out of the west, southwest, at 10 to 15 miles per hour. a high of 84 in the city, 85 in princeton. montauk, fire island both topping out at 80. time for a check on your roadways. we do have changes in the bronx. construction blocks two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx expressway at the sheridan expressway. delays here extend back past
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george washington bridge toll plaza yet, but they are now crossing the span. inbound upper level a little slower than last we checked, lower level moving a little better. lincoln and holland tunnels are your better option. they are both clear. we have path problems due to a car equipment issue. the hoboken line is operating with a 15 minute delay. metro north, new jersey transit and lirr on or close to schedule. alternate side parking is in effect city wide today. be safe, don't text and drive. amtrak says its new locomotives have lead to more traipse -- more trains running on time. they're used between washington d. c. and boston, and on its keystone line between philly and harrisburg. engine-related delays have been reduced nearly 25%. >> a nice thing when you get a new car. green tea, vinegar, and black pepper, sounds like a recipe for a salad dressing but they're ingredients featured in
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>> really? >> alex denis has the scoop. >> whipping up the perfect treat is not always an exact science. these owners don't mind mixing it up to get a sweet result. >> smoking liquid nitrogen is the show stopper that entices people to grab a buzzer and wait for the popular treat. >> liquid nitrogen is odorless, tasteless and nontoxic. it makes up 78% of the air we breathe. >> at a negative 321 degrees liquid nitrogen helps freeze the the flavors a smoother texture. there's a mix of chocolate candy, brownies and caramel drizzle. and their signature flavor green tea ice cream with green tea kit kats. looking for something other than ice cream check out eclair bakery. the glass cases are filled with freshly made eclairs stuffed with customized cream and topped with decadent designs. >> first you bite with your eyes, you know, and after you
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you know, but i mean, the taste, that's the most important of course. >> passion fruit, caramel, coffee, pistachio are just some of the long list of flavors that keep a steady stream of people lining up. can't decide between ice cream or a traditional sweet treat, go see mikey and have both. he grew up in new york city and now he has a business there greeting customers with a warm smile as he serves his popular sandwiches. >> this is a strawberry ice cream, fresh strawberry ice cream with balsamic vinegar and freshly cracked black pep. >> scooped and nestled between a red velvet waffle, the over the top treat is a must order, and because this is his lifelong neighborhood. >> as long as i come to the shop, i literally feel like i'm home. >> he wants others to feel the same. >> mikey does something a little extra for kids in his
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an a, he will give you free ice cream. >> mikey. >> what did you think of the ice cream, strawberry with balsamic and pepper. >> i was a little skeptical. absolutely delicious. all of his flavors were layered as it like dissolved on your tongue. i sound like a food expert, dissolved on your tongue, flavors did burst. it was phenomenal. >> good for mikey, an old ice the guy would feed me. >> we could use some today. >> it's going to be hot today, but not as hot as tomorrow. >> i go from bringing you all the sweet news to -- >> can we go back and find some of our old report cards and bring them to mikey. i got to dig to find one or two. time now is 5:56. still ahead, a murder mystery. the nypd getting some help from federal authorities in the search for a killer.
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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. it is 6:00, 70 degrees on this friday, august 5th. the sun will be shining today, and we are looking for a wet start for the weekend. what a gorgeous morning. >> oh, it's great. >> good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. on the 2's in just a moment. first, here is your morning news to go. >> we believe there's a severe community threat. right now we think it's random, so we don't believe it's anybody in her life that's created this. >> the search intensifies for a killer in queens. this morning the nypd is getting help from federal authorities. they're also boosting the reward. all this comes as we are learning more about the victim, a 30-year-old woman who was out for a jog before she was found strangled. we're live from the scene as
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murder mystery. terrifying moments for drivers in northern italy as a plane overshoots the runway crash landing on to a busy road. >> it was a loud employees. i thought something hit our house. when -- it was a loud explosion. i thought something hit our house. >> beyond that cloud of smoke was this, a house. now a pile of rubble. a connecticut community shaken by the loud sound of an explosion. what happened. >> and we're very encouraged by the initial results, which showed large proportion mosquitoes killed. >> florida takes action to contain the zika virus, and when it comes to keeping the mosquitoes away, there's a lot of myths about what works and what doesn't. we'll break down fact versus fiction coming up. >> let the games begin, the summer olympics officially kick off tonight with the opening ceremony in rio. is the city ready. >> it's become a staple for subway riders on the numbered lines but now times are coming
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testing just started. where you can keep track of your next train just ahead. >> i love coffee, espresso shots, twice, three times a day. >> many of us need coffee in the morning, but with all the studies out there, how do you know if you're getting too much or if you should be drinking coffee at all. still ahead, the coffee metabolism connection. >> time now 6:02. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. vanessa murdock is in for john elliott. >> it's a beautiful beginning yet again. outside. skies are mostly clear this morning. humidity levels are still low. it is feeling awfully good as we start off this thursday morning. 69 degrees right now in the city. it's 59 in sparta, 52 in yaphank. as we roll on through your day, temperatures gradually warming to seasonable levels. 8 a.m., 71 degrees, sunshine. by noon, 80, feels like 80, then to this afternoon we reach our daytime high of 84 degrees, exactly where we should be. it will feel like 85.
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and mostly sunny. by 9, 76 and partly cloudy. tonight the clouds thicken, humidity levels rise leading us into the weekend, and we do have showers and storms on tap for tomorrow. details on that coming up in my full forecast. time now for a check on your roadways with alex denis. >> thank you. we have some construction on the cross bronx. if you are traveling to the inbound upper level of the george washington bridge, it is now affecting traffic here. there's at least a 15 minute delay. lower level moving much bettner you choose to go out of your way. at 6:03 in the mo have a smoother ride. we have path problems due to a car equipment issue. path service 33rd street via hoboken line is operating with a 15 minute delay. everything else is on or close to schedule. starting tonight at midnight service to the 33rd street and 6th avenue path stations will be suspended until monday at 5 in the morning for new signal installations. this project will run every weekend through december so be prepared for that. alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. thank you.
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the killer of a queens woman attacked while jogging may strike again. >> the reward in the case growing as well. cbs2's andrea grymes has more live from howard beach. >> reporter: chris and mary, investigators have been out here nonstop since karina vetrano was murdered on tuesday. this morning they're continuing to search sex offender registries, cell phone records, anything that could lead to the killer. they've also increased the reward for information to $10,000. investigation into the murder of 30 -year-old karina vetrano continued into the night with numerous officers and detectives set up at 161st avenue and 79th street. shaken residents here in howard beach have been especially worried vetrano was randomly targeted. at this particular time police say they do have reason to fear. >> we believe there's a severe community threat. right now we think it's random so we don't believe it's
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>> investigators have been conducting a methodical grid search of the weeds and marshland where vetrano's body was found tuesday night. officers are going out in special white suits searching in 300 feet increments for anything unusual they can test that could lead to her killer. vetrano left her nearby home around 5 p.m. tuesday for a solo jog on an unpaved trail through federal parkland near the belt parkway. police say she ended up severely beaten, assaulted and strangled. her body discovered about 15 feet off the path. >> this woman put up a ferocious fight right to the end. >> the nypd called in the fbi for help. the bureau has provided additional equipment in the search like this drone over the scene. the murder has rocked this tight-knit community. >> terrible, it's disgusting. i feel so bad for the family. they got homeless people living
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nothing. >> reporter: police did visit a homeless encampment over a mile away from the crime scene but say it does not appear that encampment played a role in this murder. as for karina vetrano, loved ones will say good-bye at her wake later today in ozone park. her funeral is set for tomorrow at st. helen's catholic church here in howard beach. live in queens, andrea grymes cbs2 news. new surveillance video this morning of a suspect i it happened early last saturday at 10th street and 5th avenue in greenwich village. the attacker grabbed a 20-year- old woman, put her in a bear hug, tried to remove her clothing but the victim fought back and he ran off. a plane crash landed on to a highway narrowly missing several drivers. the ghl cargo plane was coming from paris when it overshot the runway at an airport in northern italy about an hour outside of milan. investigators say the plane skidded off the runway and slammed through an airport
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nose of the aircraft barreled into the barrier. no one was hurt including the pilot and first officer. seven people are hospitalized this morning after an explosion destroys this home in northern connecticut. it happened yesterday afternoon in the town of vernon just east of hartford. two adults, a teenager and a 7- year-old boy who was the most seriously hurt, had to be rescued from the rubble. another adult and two other children were able to make it out on their own. no word yet on the victims' conditions. the cause of the explosion remains under investigation. itst a co subway riders at several stations. the mta is installing new countdown clocks on three subway lines. magdalena doris joins us live from the 59th street lexington avenue station in midtown. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, mary. yes, pretty soon we'll be able to forget the days of sticking your neck out past that yellow line to check if headlights coming into your subway station. these new countdown clocks and digital screens are coming to
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this is all part of the mta's $27 billion and five-year capital program. the screens will tell waiting passengers when they can expect their trains to arrive. again, they're coming to the n, q, and r's, eight of them this morning. this is just a trial phase, so once all the kinks are worked out, all of the lettered stations will finally join the numbered stations in having these count dew digital screens available to them. more than 130 buses across manhattan and brooklyn will also be featuring these screens. 3600 by 2018. i spoke to strap hangers who are smiling. >> well, it's nice to be able to come down and look up and see, okay, is my train coming now or am i sitting around and waiting. so then it just -- you know, i can plan my day better. >> reporter: and the mta also notes that along with
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information, these new digital screens will also provide a platform for the agency to make some money. they'll be able to feature digital ads to those waiting strap hangers. we're live in midtown , magdalena doris cbs2 news. >> thank you. it is now 6:09. coming up, what donald trump had to say about reports that the u.s. paid iran $400 million in alleged ransom money. >> combating the zika virus, the efforts underway in florida as we keeps mosquitoes away and what doesn't. >> this committee has raised questions about a policy that has kept the city safe. >> why tom selleck shines on the tv's hit show blue bloods, wait until you see the similarities between him and the soon to be new
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sunrise was about 15 minutes ago or so. live outside now, as we look from high atop the empire state building. it is gorgeous this morning, so comfortable out there. mostly clear, 69. winds out of the west, southwest at 15 miles an hour. becoming breezy as your day progresses. what's also going to happen, we're going to warm from where we are now to 84 degrees this afternoon. that is our anticipated high. relatively low humidity today, mostly sunny skie cloudy at 9:00. after that, humidity levels rise. clouds begin to thicken. it is going to be a very nice end to your weekend, folks, looking really good. those winds will be out of the west, southwest, pumping in. humidity pumping up the heat for tomorrow, so your saturday will be steamy and stormy. here's the deal, upper 80s tomorrow will feel like low to mid-90s. with this cold front crossing and just the added energy in the atmosphere, we will get
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we're looking at the likelihood of damaging wind for some tomorrow, but i think we get to salvage some of the day. if you're north and west of the city, you should be able to salvage the evening hours. unfortunately for those of you east of the city, it looks like the wet weather will linger into the evening until about 9:00. but the main event between 3 and 9 tomorrow as this cold front rolls on through. sunday the cold front's out of here, high pressure builds back in. we're back in business. your sunday will be a beautiful d humidity levels dropping. 84 today, a mixture of sunshine and clouds. tonight, increasing humidity, 72, increasing clouds. tomorrow 88, will feel like the low to mid-90s and then for sunday it's 86, mostly sunny, looking good to start the workweek as well. thank you. let's go ahead and check in on a parking lot better known as the cross bronx. jim smith is in chopper 2 above the scene of some construction causing lengthy delays. >> it's on the eastbound side
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webster avenue. it goes down to one lane while crews are still working out in that area, and bumper-to-bumper delays as usual on to the george washington bridge, and the toll plaza is at least 30 minutes. keep in mind with traffic stopped like this on the other side, that delay will take even longer. live in chopper 2, jim smith cbs2 news. thank you. if you choose to go out of your way to the lincoln or holland tunnels that is a much smoother ride. alternate side parking is in effect city wide today, now toment coo pain 2016. today -- now to campaign 2016, today hillary clinton speaks in washington d. c. to a convention of hispanic and african-american journalists. president obama is scoffing trump's claim that the coming election might be rigged. >> that's ridiculous. that doesn't make any sense, and i don't think anybody would take that seriously. if mr. trump is up 10 or 15 points on election day and ends up losing, then, you know, maybe, yeah, he can raise some questions.
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reports the u.s. secretly paid iran a ransom for four american hostages. he says the $400 million payment was previously disclosed and simply part of a settlement with iran. trump questioned the whole arrangement. >> $400 million being flown to iran. i mean, folks, what's going on here. i wonder where that money really goes by the way. how stupid are we, how stupid are we to allow this to continue to go on. >> a maris poll out st the largest leads, a 15 point advantage over trump, 48% to 33%. now to the zika virus. president obama's urging lawmakers to approve $1.9 billion in emergency funds. yesterday's appeal came on the same day florida stepped up its attack on mosquitoes that may carry the virus. planes sprayed insecticide around miami's winwood neighborhood where at least 15 people caught the virus from
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declared clear of the virus. even closer to home, people are looking for ways to keep mosquitoes at bay. some are turning to common spray repellants. zika experts say now is not the time to take any chances. >> we tend to use repellant, but then sometimes we also have candles. >> kavita pa tell of hell's kitchen is focused mosquitoes. zika fears are putting her and the world on high alert. >> you want to avoid mosquito bites. >> dr. jennifer wu wants her patients to stay out of zika zones but also know the best products for keeping mosquitoes from biting but all repellants are not equal. consumer reports put them to the test and found one ingredient is best. >> the experts say repellants containing deet are found to be the most effective. >> consumer reports recommends
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a concentration of 15 to 30%. cover all bare skin. >> if you're spraying your arms, make sure you turn your arm and do the underside. >> also effective is pecaridin and oil of lemon eucalyptus. >> a lot of patients have been using that and found good results. >> but consumer reports warnings the public to stay away from products advertised as family friendly with natural plant oils. these include sit row cedar oil and lemon grass. some of those ingredients failed immediately. >> they didn't repel the kind of mosquito that carries the zika virus very much at all. >> when it comes to fighting mosquitoes, putting drier sheets in your pockets or bands around your wrist are not considered effective. the new york attorney general is going after those who scan the public with bogus
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approved repellants and reapply. >> time now 6:18. after the break, times up is rio ready for the olympic games. >> and meet the two men who risked their lives to save a baby osprey. how they almost needed to be
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happening today,
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the night rio de janeiro. finishing touches to the new subway line expected to officially open today, a few months behind schedule. security is extremely tight. military ships are in place in and around the city, police are all on guard. >> it's nice to see the presence here. it's what i would expect at an olympics. >> i'm really excited to see everyone like with that energy. i've never seen it before, only on the television. >> and the most decorated olympian ever american swimmer a opening ceremony as they march in. at 6:22 let's march over to traffic and weather on the 2's beginning with vanessa murdock. >> we have day 3 of spectacular weather, really almost day 4 here. looking good, relatively low humidity still today, 84 degrees the high, mostly sunny skies. bay shore, patchogue going to top off at 80. trenton 85 and bridgeport a high of 83. it is friday, you might want to
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currents along the south shore of long island, low risk along the jersey shore. your uv index is a 9. that's a burn time of 15 minutes. beach tomorrow, showers and storms looking better for the mountains tomorrow. sunday looking good no matter where you plan to be. thank you. in the bronx we have some construction causing major delays. jim smith is in chopper 2 above the scene of the cross bronx that really resembles a apartment for the morning commute. good morning to you jim. >> that's right, alex, and that is it's eastbound right after webster avenue, late running construction. the roadway goes down to one lane instead of the usual three. bumper-to-bumper delays now back to the george washington bridge. the delay begins on the new jersey side, what would normally be about a 40 to 45 minute delay, but with the traffic not moving, that delay is even worse. live in chopper 2, jim smith, cbs2 news. thank you. if you choose to go out of your way to the lincoln or holland tunnel, smoother ride there.
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effect city wide. >> thanks. in sports which team has bragging rights after last night's final game of the subway series. >> cbs2's steve overmyer. >> the yankees hosting the indians tonight while the mets start a series in detroit. the subway series wrapped up with a bank. now that yoenis cespedes is out for a few weeks, expect to see more of this guy in center field. alejandro de aza was brought in for his defense and he's earning it. newcomer had a loud first hit with the mets. he was 0 for 10 be the mets before cranking a 3-run home run against the yankees. that's his 26th homer and league leading 83rd rbi. there were ten homers in this series, eight of them by the mets. the team split the subway series with the mets taking the finale 4-1. for cbs2 news i'm steve overmyer. have a great day. >> we will. in this morning's 2 talkers, the nypd's soon to be new commissioner could have once
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>> first an olympic team takes a cue from james corden. >> as we've mentioned the summer olympics gets underway tonight. before arriving in rio, all 40 members of the u.s. swim team got together for their own version of car pool karaoke. >> ? too much pressure and i'm nervous. cause when the taxi man turned on the radio, and a jay-z song was on, and the jay-z song was on, and the jay-z song was playing my song, the butterflies fly away. ? ? >> that was actually the butterfly team. >> i thought that. >> ryan lochte are in the video and super star michael phelps has been tapped to carry the u.s. flag in tonight's opening ceremony. you always have to have a little lobster. >> lobster right there. i hope they swim better than their pitch. i love you all but.
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time. >> nypd chief james o'neal will soon be taking over for bill bratton as police commissioner. it's his resemblance to another police commissioner that has his fans talking. this is chief o'neal now, a little more of a clean shaven head, no facial hair but back in the 90s when he was serving as a lieutenant he looked a little more like tom selleck. >> he looked exactly like him. he tweeted this thursday throwback photo of himself. he wrote, hey, hashtag tom ec selleck plays a police commissioner and told cbs he sometimes gets saluted by real nypd officers when he's walking down the street. >> guys in red ferraris too, also salute him. [ laughter ] >> little hawaiian shorts. >> i kind of wish the stache would make a come back. they look so distinguished. >> there was actually a pretty good similarities. >> nobody rocks the stash better than tom selleck.
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you're watching cbs2 news this morning. it is 6:30. another bright day ahead, slightly warmer. how does the weekend look. >> new subway clocks are coming to more mta lines, how soon before you can see one in your neighborhood. >> and a house in ruins after neighbors say they heard a loud bang. what reduced this connecticut home to a pile of rubble. >> good morning, i'm chris thanks for waking up with us. >> we begin with police asking anyone with any information on the murder of a queens jogger to come forward and not just for the larger reward. >> they're concerned the attacker may strike again. cbs2's andrea grymes has more live from howard beach. andrea. >> reporter: chris and mary, they're concerned because they do not believe -- investigators do not believe that karina vetrano knew her killer. this is a look at the new reward posters going up in this neighborhood.
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desperate for tips that could lead to her killer. >> the pain staking investigation into the murder of 30-year-old karina vetrano continued into the night with numerous officers and detectives at the nypd mobile command center set up at 161st avenue and 79th street. shaken residents here in howard beach have been especially worried vetrano was randomly targeted. at this point police say they do have reason to fear. >> we believe he as you know, right now we think it's random so we don't believe it's anybody in her life that's created this. >> investigators have been conducting a methodical grid search of the weeds and marshland where vetrano's body was found tuesday night. officers are going out in special white tyvex suits searching in 300 increments for anything unusual they can test that could lead to her killer. vetrano left her nearby home around 5 p.m.
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unpaved trail through federal parkland near the belt parkway. she ended up severely beaten, sexually assaulted and strangled. her body discovered about 15 feet off the path. >> this woman put up a ferocious fight right to the end. >> the nypd called in the fbi for help. the bureau has provided additional equipment in the search like this drone over the scene. the murder has rocked this tight-knit community. >> tbl they got homeless people living back there in the woods. they got all these vagrants that just wander around doing nothing. >> reporter: and back out here live, police say they did visit a homeless encampment more than a mile away from the crime scene, but at this point do not believe that was an issue in this murder. her wake, vetrano's wake will be held today and her funeral tomorrow, reporting live in howard beach, andrea grymes cbs2 news. >> thank you. time now 6:32, time for traffic
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morning. >> another beautiful day on tap for us as we round out the workweek. live outside right now, a stunning sunrise shot for you, 69 degrees, mostly clear, west winds at 3 miles per hour. your relative humidity registering at 70%. there will be another day with comfortable levels of humidity. 59 in summit, 59 in sparta, 69 in the city, 52 in yaphank and 67 in roslyn. as we roll through the day, lots of sunshine anticipated. temperatures will be warming it's exactly where we should be. 84 the high today in central park with mostly sunny skies. winds will be ramping up as the day progresses out of the west, southwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. by this evening, clouds are moving in. humidity levels rising, changing the game for the weekend. details on that shortly. right now let's check in with alex denis and your time saver traffic. good morning everyone. we have some late running construction blocking two lanes on the eastbound side of the cross bronx. if you're traveling in this area, take a look at this.
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we have extremely heavy delays causing at least an hour wait to the inbound upper level. there is at least a 45 minute delay to the lower level. the lincoln and holland tunnels only a 20 minute wait. path problems, 33rd street via hoboken line is operating with a 15 minute delay, and starting midnight tonight service to the 33rd street and 6th avenue path stations will be suspended. that is until monday at 5 a.m. for weekend through december. prepare for that. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. if your travels happen to take you to the airport, everything is on or close to schedule at jfk, laguardia. a plane crash landed on to a highway narrowly missing several drivers. the dhl cargo plane was coming in from paris when it overshot the runway. the plane skidded off the runway and slammed through an
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barrier. no one was hurt including the pilot and first officer. >> several subway stations across the city feature a new tool to help riders stay on time. >> the mta is installing a new countdown clock on three baselines. magdalena doris joins us louvre from the 59th street and lexington avenue station in midtown. >> reporter: hi chris, good morning. yes, this kicks off the mta's 90-day trial run of eight new count down clocks and information signs that we'll be seeing on straphangers are really happy about this. again, this starts at 8 letter lines and then it expands to all of the lettered train stations. you may have seen these countdown clocks along the numbers trains such as the 1, 2, 3. this is expanding to 269 more train stations within the next few years.
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towards buses. 130 buses today in manhattan and brooklyn. will be featuring these new digital signs. by 2018, 3600 buses will have these updated signs as well. >> it's nice to be able to come down and look up and see, okay, is my train coming now or am i sitting around and am i waiting. so i can plan >> now the mta says these aren't only beneficial for commuters who would like to know when their train is coming and get more information, but the mta also has an opportunity to post advertisements on these new digital signs, which of course will bring in revenue for the agency. we're live in midtown this morning, magdalena doris cbs2 news. thank you. new surveillance video this morning of a suspect in an attempted rape. it happened early last saturday at 10th street and 5th avenue,
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a 20-year-old woman, put her in a bear hug and tried to remove her clothing. the victim fought back and he ran off. seven people are hospitalized this morning after an explosion destroys a home in northern connecticut. it happened yesterday afternoon in the town of vernon just east of hartford. two adults, a teenager and a 7- year-old boy who was the most seriously hurt had to be rescued from the rubble. another adult and two other children were able to make it out on their own. >> the physics of last injuries arepl significance of the injuries are directly proportional to how close individuals are to the blast. >> no word yet on the victim's condition. the cause of the explosion remains under investigation. the grandson and name sake of mob boss john gotti is facing drug distribution charges. 23-year-old john gotti was one of seven people arrested in operation beach party. they raided his howard beach
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oxycodone pills and $240,000 in cash. gotti's grandfather died in a prison hospital in 2002. fbi agents arrested dozens of mobsters accused of running a massive crime syndicate from florida to massachusetts. one operation was based in a restaurant in the little italy section of the bronx. 46 men are facing federal charges including extortion, assault, arson and health fraud. former new york senate majority dean skelos and his son won't have to head to prison yet. skelos and his son adam can remain free on bail while appealing extortion and bribery convictions. skelos was sentenced to five years in prison and his son to six and a half years. the judge said the pair raised a substantial question on appeal in light of a recent supreme court ruling. george zimmerman is making headlines after an altercation with a man at a florida
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>> i'm not going to approach him. he told me he was going to kill me. he told me he'd shoot me. he punched me in the face. >> what started the argument? >> he recognized me. >> zimmerman says he was talking to a group of people sunday evening at a restaurant in sanford where he spoke about fatally shooting trayvon martin. police say a man then approached zimmerman and asked him why he was bragging about it. the restaurant owner says the men had a shoving match and shooting the unarmed teenager in 2012. time now 6:39. we've all seen the studies coffee could be good for you, coffee could be bad for you. now the one thing that could make a big difference in each of us. >> a child trapped in an abandoned building less than a block from the beach, why it's taking nearly a decade to tear the building down. >> meet the two men who risked their lives to save a baby osprey and how they almost
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: it's 6:42. lets get you to traffic and weather on the 2's and find out about today's weather. >> yet another gorgeous day is what we expect, a little warmer than te degrees. otherwise it's going to look very much the same. lets take you live outside. beautiful as mary said, gorgeous sunrise. i think it just keeps getting more beautiful. 69 degrees, mostly cloudy skies, lovely. to breck down your day for you by 8 a.m. we're up to 71 degrees. by noon it's 80. 2:00, 84, and mostly sunny. 5:00, 79 degrees, and then by 9 this evening, 76 and partly cloudy. the reason i focus on this is
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we're looking at showers and storms for the first half of your weekend. today is looking good. your uv index today is 9. very high, a burn time of just 15 minutes. your pollen count is medium to high for today. grasses, nettle, keen pods your predominant pollens. air quality is moderate. humidity level, steady for today but to want it starts to rise. barometer for now holding steady, but tonight it starts to go down. we have an area of low approaching, a cold front approaching that will drum up showers and storms for tomorrow. high pressure dominating. here's that approaching cold front, hour-by-hour what it looks like, tons of sunshine. a few more clouds as the day goes on. overnight those clouds begin to thicken. tomorrow morning, showers, maybe some thunderstorms. by afternoon, though, after 2:00 the main event between 2 and say 9 is when most of the activity rolls on through. i do think north and west of the city you can salvage the evening hours. we'll take a little longer to clear out on long island.
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sunny. tomorrow 88. feels like low to mid-90s with showers and storms. alex over to you. thank you. really a rough ride as you make your way here in the bronx. we have late running construction. two lanes are blocked on the eastbound side of the cross bronx expressway. it's just past webster avenue, but you are looking at extremely heavy delays causing at least now an hour and a half wait trying to get to the upper level toll plaza. there is an hour delay reported to the lower level. go out of your way, the nc 20 minute delay. 33rd street via hoboken line is now operating with about a 15 minute delay. starting at midnight tonight as well. service will be suspended until monday at 5 a.m. for new signal installations. this project will run every weekend through now until december. be prepared for that. metro north, new jersey transit, lirr on or close to schedule. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. do be safe, don't text and
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of an armed robbery at a hotel on staten island. jim smith is live in chopper 2 with the details. >> reporter: yeah, mary, police have been called to the ramada hotel in staten island. we can tell you several police cars are on the scene. currently police are looking for two suspects believed to be teenagers between 15 and 18 years old. we are told that a gun was displayed during the robbery. it's not known at this time w robbed. again, police are on the scene investigating the scene. we've seen at least four police cars arrive at this location at the ramada hotel along gannon avenue in staten island. no injuries were reported in the robbery. live in chopper 2, jim smith. the fight's underway to fix a jersey shore eyesore. a multirental property a block from the beach in seaside heights is run down, and neighbors say it's dangerous. one man says he rescued a boy
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hide and seek. squatters also slip in. the zombie house has been abandoned since before superstorm sandy. >> we're trying to get what they call an administrative warrant where we can go in, look at the structure. we can tell you just by looking on the outside, the north side's going to be terrible too. >> there are at least ten other seaside properties tagged for demolition. amtrak says its new locomotives have lead to more trains ru three years ago. they're used on amtrak's northeast corridor line between washington d. c. and boston. amtrak says engine-related delays have been reduced by nearly 25%. many americans love their morning cup of coffee. >> you've likely heard that coffee may or may not be good for you, depending on which study you believe. dr. max gomez sorts it all out for us. >> i love coffee, espresso
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four times a day. >> that's pretty much when everyone on the street told us. okay, we were outside a starbucks but something like 85% of americans consume some version of a coffee drink every day. what to do about studies like the ones in mayor clinic proceedings that found people that drink 28 cups a week, that's about 4 cups a day, had a 21% higher death rate than non-coffee drinkers and. those younger than 55 years old had more than a 50% increased risk of death. >> it's upsetting but i don't t >> other studies have shown benefits of coffee, such as a decreased risk of developing alzheimer's disease, parkinson's disease and type 2 diabetes. other studies have shown that drinking coffee can decrease the likelihood of developing certain cancers. few people have changed their java habits but some coffee drinkers have a bad reaction to their beverage. it depends on whether you're a it's or slow metabolizer.
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hour and you don't get a headache, you don't get abnormal heartbeats, you don't get anxiety, you don't get gastric upset, you're most likely a fast metabolizer and will get a benefit. >> the vast majority of american, 8% 8% are fast metabolizers, but for slow metabolizers. the side effects may outweigh the benefits. how you make your coffee can be bad for your cholesterol. >> filter it through paper, that takes away the substance that raises your blood cholesterol. >> if you like your coffee, have at it. >> go for it. it is 6:48. the stars in talks to join the cast of disney's upcoming sequel, mary poppens rips. >> and an osprey tangled up in fishing line. >> steve overmyer has this morning's sports update. >> the yankees hosting
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tonight while the mets hit the road to detroit. the mets earned a four-game
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supercalifragilistic expialidocious ? ? let's give it a try, you ready. we have got some supercalifragilistic expialidocious news about everyone's favorite name. good job guys, the legendary julie andrews may star in the sequel of the beloved 1960s film mary poppens. hello magazine reports andrews and her co, dick van are in talks to join mary poppens the film. it's rumored meryl streep could play per cousin. mary poppens returns is set to be released in december of 2018 to lot os fanfare. it's 6:52. how about traffic and weather on the 2's and bring in vanessa. >> now i want to watch mary poppens later today. it's too nice to do that. here's the deal, temperature trend is one of warming temperatures, beautiful yesterday, 81 today. 84 tomorrow, 88 will feel like
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humid. the humidity trend looks like this. for today we're still comfortable early on. we start to feel it this evening. tomorrow it will be oppressive. then sunday it gets comfortable again. for today we're warming to 84 degrees, mostly sunny skies. tonight, increasing clouds, increasing humidity. 72 degrees, and then tomorrow, showers, storms, a high of 88 degrees will feel like low to mid-90s. thank you. good morning everyone. if you were traveling through the bronx or trying to get to the george washington bridge, it is late running construction eastbound side of the cross bronx expressway just past webster avenue that's contributing to these lengthy delays. as you make your way to the inbound upper level of the george washington bridge you have at least an hour and a half delay, an hour to the lower level. if you choose to go out of your way, 30 minute wait at the lincoln tunnel, 20 at the holland. service to the 3rd street and 6th avenue path stations will be suspended monday until 5 in the morning for new signal installations. this project will run every
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plan for that. metro north, new jersey transit, lirr on or close to schedule for you. alternate side parking is in effect city wide, be safe, don't text and drive. thank you. a risky rescue as two long island men rush to the rescue of an osprey. they spotted the bird tangled in fishing line on a pylon in east hampton. the men put a ladder in the water to reach the bird. they had a tough time because the current was really strong but they finally come off the edge of its nest, flap its wings a couple of times and did a nose dive into the water. >> it is recovering at a wildlife center and is expected to be returned to its nest next week. norah o'donnell and gayle king join us with a preview this morning. >> it's norah and gayle. >> our interview with vice presidential nominee tim kaine,
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hillary clinton is different than president obama. >> plus donald trump a fews further this new national polls. he's down in multiple battleground states. bloomberg politics' managing editor is here. also, a big step forward for drone delivery. nick thompson on how google's parent company and amazon are trying to outplay each other. >> and ben tracy is in rio ahead of today's opening ceremony. >> the news is back in the morning, see you guys in just a few minutes. you at 7:00. have a great weekend. >> what you need to know before
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countdown clocks along eight stops on the n, q, and r lines with plans for all 269 lettered line stations. eventually 3600 buses will be upgraded in 2018. let's go to alex denis now for a final look at traffic. >> we are counting major delays as you make your way to the george washington bridge because of lingering construction on the cross bronx. you have at least an hour and a half delay to the inbound upper level, an hour to the lower level. lco howard at 20. another beauty, mostly sunny and 84 this afternoon, becoming breezy as the day progresses. overnight 72, increasing clouds and increasing humidity. tomorrow 88, feels like low to mid-90s with showers and storms, but sunday is the payoff. 86 and mostly sunny with decreasing humidity into early next week. chris and mary. >> thank you. we'll have another check of news and weather coming up in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge.
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