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it is 4:30, 74 degrees on this monday, august 8th, another great day in store. a little warm, but not too humid out there. good morning, everyone, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to "cbs 2 news this morning." we'll have traffic and weather in a moment. we begin this morning with the search for a killer in the murder jogger. >> the parents of the 30-year- old are speaking out, pleading for the killer to come forward today. elected officials will discuss the case. hazel sanchez has more now. >> reporter: police say the 30- year-old woman fought for her life before her attacker strangled and sexually assaulted her. kathy says she has a warning for her daughter's killer. >> my daughter was a force to be reckoned with and i
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you mother [ bleep ] that you will be reckoning with that force not only for the rest of your life, but for the rest of eternity as you [ bleep ] burn in hell. >> reporter: they spoke with the media out outside their howard beach home, just a few blocks af ran with his daughter and where he discovered her body tuesday night. he expressed his gratitude for police working around the clock to solve katrina's murder. >> myself and my family owe everything to the nypd and hope to bring justice to my daughter, katrina, through them and their hard work. >> reporter: neighbor tony fought back tears thinking
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hurting. >> hang them like they did with musillini. >> my daughter was a big believer of karma. and as you can see, she's magical. the whole world knows she's magical and i guarantee you, you will pay forever. >> tonight's community meeting takes place at 7:00 at st. helen catholic church, the same church where her funeral was held on saturday. at 4:32, let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s and bring in vanessa murdock. >> a beautiful day for us on tap. we're talking temperatures where they should be in the mid- 80s. some will get close to 90, but with low humidity and lots of sun. let's go ahead and show you live outside. it is a beautiful picture of
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start off this monday morning. we do have a few clouds overhead, but generally speaking, it's going to be lovely today. 8:00 a.m., 73 by noon, 83 83 degrees with mostly sunny skies. this afternoon, 85 and there is no difference between the actual and the feels-like turret again today. 5:00 this evening, it's 84. by 9:00, 74 and clear. here's ex time saver traffic. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. going to the bayonne bridge, closed for construction. that's in both directions until 5:00 this morning. you have another half hour. stick with the goethals bridge as an alternate and you will have a smooth ride. also, an overturned tractor- trailer on the eastbound side of the gowanus. all lanes are blocked at 26, hamilton avenue. you can see the red here on the map. let's look live to see what it translates to.
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prospect expressway. traffic completely stopped there. mass transit, on or close to schedule. alternate side parking is in effect citywide. be safe, don't text and drive. breaking news, 53 people have been killed and dozens injured in pakistan. police say the bomb exploded the main gate of the facility. it happened just after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack arrived at the city that brought dozens of hospital who were there when the bomb went off. it's not known if the events are connected. there is no media claim of responsibility for the attack at this hour. and arraignment for the mother charged in the death of her toddler. the 26-year-old was arrested saturday. on friday, her daughter was found unresponsive in their apartment. she was pronounced dead a short time later. police say the girl was unusually cold and may have
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the next half hour. police are on the hunt for the person who shot and killed a 79-year-old man who was hanging out at his usual spot on a new rochelle street. surveillance video caught it seconds before he was shot. he's in the cowboy hat. officers say the shooter was firing at a group of young men and a stray bullet caught him in the chest. he later died at the hospital. to campaign 2016, giving speeches on the economy. donald trump speaks in detroit today, hillary clinton will speak on thursday. clinton opened up an 8-point lead over trump. the "washington post" suggests it comes after growing support from women, catholics and college-educated voters. a new cbs news battleground poll on sunday shows clinton with a lead in
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the two are neck and neck in nevada and arizona. hillary clinton campaigns in florida today. an investigation under way into a fire on staten island that destroyed a lawn statue in support of donald trump. ali spoke with the angry homeowner in castleton corners. >> reporter: a 12-foot "t" for donald trump has been towering since may. the homeowner had it custom- made to show his support. just after 1:00 a.m. early sunday morning while the family of four was inside, their lawn "t" was up in flames. >> i jumped out of bed, you know, and come down here and when i come down the stairs, i can see out the window there and a big, orange glow. >> reporter: the fire marshal was investigating damage sunday evening and hasn't determined the cause. he be believes someone was attacking his politics. >> he ignored my rights. he trampled my civil rights and my private property, setting fire to my personal property. >> reporter: neighbors are
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area are trump supporters. while we interviewed him on his lawn, many driving by made their support known. >> every once in a while somebody doesn't like trump. there you go. go trump, right? >> reporter: he worries someone in the neighborhood could be putting families at risk for their first amendment rights. history lawyer -- his lawyer came over to look at the damage. >> a lot of civil harm has been done to him. >> reporter: sam says the fire won't silence his political views. he's working with the artist to put a bigger sign up this week. ali bowman, cbs 2 news. some big news in sports. alex rodriguez calling it a career as a player. >> the third baseman isn't hanging up the pinstripes just yet. janelle burrell is live at yankee stadium with more. good morning, janelle. >> reporter: good morning, chris and mary.
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more of an advisory role here with the yankees. a lot of people say it's an abrupt end to his career. >> i love this game. and i love this team. and today i'm saying goodbye. to both. . >> reporter: an emotional alex rodriguez tearing up sunday after 12 seasons as a player, sliding into a new role as a special advisory and instructor yankees roster. >> for a guy like me that's been to hell and back and made every mistake in the book, i think they can learn equally from all the mistakes i've made and not make them. >> i know there's a lot of controversy about him, but i will be upset to see him go. >> reporter: the career is one marred by scandal. he ends in four homeruns short of the.700 mark, but he admitted to steroid use.
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controversy will forever leave a mark on his polarizing legacy. >> he's a great player, but the use is always going to taint him. >> reporter: the 41-year-old is taking time to thank his family for standings by him throughout it all. >> thank you for your support. you've been through so much with me. >> reporter: and rod's last game as a player will be this friday. of course, those tickets, very expensive. so far today we saw some of them for as again that last game will be here on friday. reporting live this morning outside of yankee stadium, janelle burrell. >> thank you, janelle. he's being paid -- >> he can do that for the rest of the season. >> and he can always decide to come back to another team or -- >> it's a lot of money left on the table for him.
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the wild moment boaters caught video. and an investigation into the tragic death of a young boy after going down the world's tallest water slide. and the new way scammers are targeting drivers. what you need before you gas up. looking good out there right now. going to be a beautiful day with lots of sun, warm again with highs in the mid- and upper 80s and low humidity. so when does the trend break? i will have your full forecast coming up. why are you deleting these photos? because my teeth are yellow. why don,t you use a whitening toothpaste? i'm afraid it,s bad for my teeth. try crest 3d white. crest 3d white diamond strong toothpaste and rinse... ...gently whiten... ...and fortify weak spots. use together for 2 times stronger enamel.
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if it felt hot, too, yesterday, it will feel hot again today. the weather watchers this morning reporting temperatures in the 60s and 70s out there. having trouble getting the screening to cooperate this morning, but ing in the 60s and 70s. we head for the mid- and upper 80s. going live outside, let's see what's happening here. 74 degrees out of central park, partly cloudy skies, calm winds, relative humidity at 53 percent. right now. rolling through the day, here's the breakdown, by noon, up to 83 degrees. skies are mostly sunny. a few more clouds to the south of the city. by 2:00, a high of 85. 5:00, 84 degrees and mostly sunny. by 9:00, 79 and mostly clear. at present, what we've got going on is clear skies to the north of the city. more clouds to the south. this is the general trend for today. bigger picture is this.
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a little bit of a disturbance creating the cloud cover. we just kind of stay this way for today and tomorrow with lots of sunshine, relatively low humidity. so, for today, lots of sun early. notice the clouds, thicker to the south. and then overnight, skies are mostly clear for us. your tuesday will be a bright, beautiful day with a slight uptick in humidity levels tomorrow. going into wednesday, that's when showers and storms return to the forecast so wednesday, really the day where we start to see showers and storms. wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday, and even sunday, but none of those days look to be total washouts. today, don't worry about the rain, just worry about the sunshine. 85 degrees, low humidity. winds out of the north/northwest at 5 to 10. overnight, clear skies, 70 degrees in the city. 60s in the suburbs. light winds, becoming more southwesterly and tomorrow, a mixture of sunshine and clouds. still quiet, a high of 86. it gets sticky tomorrow.
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really gets crummy out there. take a look. 87 on wednesday. a chance of showers and storms. thursday, the story doesn't change, but closer to 90. friday, saturday, sunday, highs in the upper 80s with a chance of showers and storms. so, enjoy today. it's going to feel comfortable out there, but plenty warm. now over to alex dennis with the time safer traffic. >> thank you, vanessa. the directions for another 15 minutes voice recorder. stick with the goethals as an alternate. an overturned tractor-trailer on the eastbound side of the gowanus. the left lane is blocked at hamilton avenue. let's look at the red on the map. you've got a steady stream of traffic. this is the gowanus at prospect expressway. completely stopped through the area in some portions. plan accordingly. not a great alternate.
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no issues at the george washington bridge, lincoln tunnel and holland tunnel moving fine for you. back to you. >> thank you, alex. here's a quick look at the morning update. alex rodriguez plays his final game in pinstripes this week. he says he's retiring after the game against the rays at yankee stadium. he will become the special advisor and instructor with the team next year. the father of a murdered jogger says justice will be served. the parents the first time. vetrano was strangled last tuesday. the fda begins regulating e-cigarettes today 6789 sale to minors is now printed. stores have to check ids of customers and undercover agents will go into stores to check on minors buying them. and the fda now has to approve all e-cigarette and vaping products. a new tropical weather
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the death toll rose to 39 now from hurricane earl. there were mountain mudslides. tropical storm javier formed on the west coast, expected to turn into a hurricane later today and could reach the baja peninsula by tomorrow. a popular waterpark in kansas city, kansas closed today after a tragic distant took the life of a young boy. brian webb has more. >> reporter: a day after the tr officials have yet to determine what happened. >> a full investigation is under way. right now, our focus is on that family. >> reporter: the 10-year-old was killed on the water slide sunday afternoon. the ride certified as the world's tallest by the guinness book of world records, features a 168-feet plunge at 65 miles an hour. 264 stairs lead to the top.
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and it would be very difficult for them to focus after something like this. so for that reason we felt it was wise to close the park. . >> reporter: caleb, the son of a kansas state lawmaker, was at the park with his family at the time. the verupt, which means insane in german, opened back in 2014 following multiple delays. the popular attraction, as well as the entire park, are closed pending the investigation. senator chuck schumer issued an urgent call for action in the fight against zika. he's asking congress to return to washington and pass a $1.9 billion bill which includes funding for vaccine research. >> it is utterly amazing. we are on the verge of finding a vaccine to stop zika and because congress is derelict in its duty, we're not going to get that vaccine for a long
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>> congress isn't scheduled to reconvene until september. so far, 16 people have been infected with the virus in miami and there are currently 537 zika cases in new york, all infected while traveling. well, the time is now 4:49. nearly two years since the ice bucket challenge went viral. one new york town is keeping it going strong. if they can do it in a split second... >> a warning, the next time you fill up your gas tank. scammers are targeting drivers and what you can do to protect yourself. and another check of traffic and weather on the 2s
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good morning and welcome back this morning. here at 4:51, you're listening to cold water by major laser featuring justin bieber.
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ice bucket challenge went viral. there were 450 people dousing themselves with ice water at empire city casino yesterday, celebrating the discovery of a gene linked to als, which may one day lead to a cure. the ice bucket challenge was co- founded by a man diagnosed in 2013. it affects cells in the spine and brain. pretty hot traffic and weather on the 2s now. vanessa? >> wait until this afternoon and you will be ready. temperatures in the mid- to upper 80s. even low 90s for some, but we are completely devoid of moisture in the atmosphere. not completely, but low humidity levels, lots of sunshine. it's going to be a nice one today. high of 85 in the city. 84 in andover. trenton at 86. bridgeport, 85.
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low humidity today, it will be very comfortable. tomorrow, we start to feel it. by wednesday, back into the oppressive rain. there is a change on the way. we will talk more about that in just a bit. right now, here's alex dennis and the time saver traffic. >> good morning, everyone. we have an overturned tractor- trailer on the eastbound side of the gowanus. it's blockt left -- blocking the left lane at exit 26. let's take you outside now so you can see for yourself what it translates to. heavy delays going on the expressway. traffic completely stopped in some areas. not a great alternate. mass transit is on or close to schedule. metro north, p.a.t.h. trains, lirr, just getting word from delta, as well. they have a computer system outage everywhere worldwide. you need to experience outages and delays. we will continue to update you on the new breaking news. alternate side is in effect citywide. be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you, alex.
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your bank information at the gas pump. it's already happened at several gas stations in dallas. someone hacked into the pumping machines and installed bluetooth enabled credit card skimmers. they wirelessly transfer your information into their possession. >> they do it in a split second. >> they obviously have knowledge of the pump. >> it makes total sense being that bluetooth is very short range, easy to install, micro, small found at four exxon stations throughout the dallas area. >> one more thing to worry about. 4:54 now. game over for a-rod. the announcement of yesterday coming up. and could jason board take down the suicide squad at the box office this weekend? and a new jersey man's selfless act to help a bride's dream come true on her wedding
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coming up on 5:00. 74 degrees on this monday, august 8th. a great start to the week. it's going to be warm, but not as humid. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment.
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yankees star alex rodriguez calling it quits. a look at his emotional announcement yesterday. and a westchester county mother faces a judge this morning, following the mysterious death of her daughter. >> good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for joining us. we begin with breaking news. one of the nation's largest air carriers dealing with a major computer outage this morning. all flights on delta air lines are currently grounded. pictures posted on twitter show passengers stuck at airp london, england. and online, a delta representative is apologizing to passengers saying the systems were down everywhere, but they hoped it wouldn't be for much longer. we have a crew headed to laguardia and will keep track as people get ready for flights this morning. arraignment today for the mt. vernon woman charged in the death of her toddler. >> police say there was something unusual about the condition of the body. magdalena doris joins us live from mt. vernon this morning. magdalena? >> reporter: chris and mary,
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criminal charges. the girl was found dead at home and now her mother will be arraigned here at the mt. vernon courthouse this morning in connection to her death. as memorial candles set out for 15-month-old samia yousef, glitter in front of her home, her mother waits in jail for her day in court. disbelief grew throughout the community as news of the death spread over the weekend. >> i don't know what happened, i don't care w >> reporter: police were called to the apartment at 210 washington stroet at 5:30 on friday morning. simia's aunt made the call to 911 that the girl was not breathing. >> police responded and found the child, took vital signs and found the child lifeless. >> reporter: officers made a gruesome discovery at the home. she had trauma to her face and was ice cold when she was found. they're looking into whether the baby was stuffed into a
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be carefully investigating. >> anytime there's an infant death, absolutely. we always treat it as if it's a homicide. >> reporter: the next day, her mother, 26-year-old marty was arrested. neighbors of the mom of three girls -- >> the mother always took care of her child out there. >> police say there's a background of investigations at the house, involving the mother and her daughters. >> cps has been to the house, >> i don't understand why -- with all things working, why a baby's dead and it was people helping them to try to monitor them. >> reporter: two of simia's siblings were home at the time, 9 and 6-year-old girls. they were not hurt and now under the watch of child protective services. the mother will be arraigned here in court today. magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. let's check on traffic and weather on the 2s. vanessa?
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we've got more clouds to the south. generally it is a beautiful day on tap. partly cloudy and 73 in central park. humidity at 57 percent. no sunshine yet, but clear skies to the north, clouds to the south of the city. sunrise is at precisely 6:00 a.m. this morning. and when that happens, we will start to see the numbers rise. 8:00 a.m., 73 degrees and by noon, 83, mostly sunny. by 2:00 this afternoon, a high of 85. and by 9:00, back to 79 under clear skies. expect more clouds to the south. city than to the north today. here's a check of the roadways now with alex dennis. yes, a busy morning already, the eastbound side of the gowanus is blocked, all lanes, at exit 26. there is now a lane blocked
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gowanus. this is at the prospect expressway. you can see the long line of traffic getting through the area. we will continue to update you on the alert, give you good news, though,a live look outside at the grand central parkway, moving well in both directions, at nate side is in effect citywide. do be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. the death toll is now at 53 53 after a bomb attack at it happened just after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack arrived at the facility. that brought dozens of lawyers and journalists to the hospital who were there when the bomb went off. it is not known if the events are connected. there's been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. the search for a killer continues this morning as a queens community prepares to gather with elected officials to discuss the case today.
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last tuesday inside a howard beach park. kathy vetrano issued a warning for her daughter's killer. >> my daughter was a force to be reckoned with. and i guarantee you, i guarantee you, you mother [ bleep ], that you will be reckoning with that force for the rest of -- not only for the rest of your pathetic life, but for the rest of [ bleep ] burn in hell. >> tonight's community meeting will take place at 7:00 at st. helen catholic church in howard beach. now to campaign 2016. donald trump delivers an address on economic issues in detroit today. hillary clinton campaigns in st. petersburg, florida. sunday, a new poll shows clintons opened up an 8 point lead over trump. the "washington post" suggests it comes amid rising support among women, catholics and college-educated voters.
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poll out sunday shows clinton with a significant lead in the key state of virginia. she's leading trump 49 percent to 37 percent. they're neck in neck in arizona and nevada. hillary clinton delivers her own economic speech in detroit on thursday. . an investigation under way into a fire on staten island that destroyed a lawn statue in support of donald trump. the homeowner says the statute, an 8 by 12 -foot "t" went up in flames yesterday morning. it was torched by someone who >> you ignored my rights, trampled my civil rights, trampling on my personal property and setting fire to my personal property. >> the fire marshal hasn't determined the cause of the fire. the homeowner plans to put up an even bigger "t" this week. after 12 years in pinstripes, a-rod is calling it a career. >> he's sticking with his team, though. janelle burrell has more. >> i love this game.
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to both. >> reporter: an emotional alex rodriguez tearing up sunday as he announced the plan to hang up his cleats after 12 seasons as a player, sliding into a new role as a special advisor and instructor for younger players on the yankees roster. >> for a guy like me that's been to hell and back and made every mistake in the book, i think they can learn equally and hopefully not make the mistakes. >> i know there's a lot of go . >> reporter: his career is one marred by scandal. he's 4 homeruns short of the 700 mark, but tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, admitting to steroid use. some fans think that combined with the drama, year-long suspension and controversy will forever leave ate mark on his polarizing controversy. >> the use is always going to taint him. >> reporter: the 41-year-old is
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it all. >> thank you for your support. you've been through so much with me. >> the last game as a player will be this friday. a lot of drama, going to be a big night, though. >> okay. 5:08 now. an elderly man shot and killed in new rochelle. police say they're close to finding the killer. >> just like having my dad here >> with her father's cards. and the fda is cracking down on e-cigarette use in teenagers. a look at the new rules. skies are brightening, sunrise at 6:00. you will need the shades and sunblock, too. shorts will be comfortable, as well. the humidity is low. things are looking good. but we have a change to
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rano. karina. look at the sunrise for you at 5:11. we will get the latest coming your way. it was a special wedding day for a pennsylvania woman whose father was murdered 10 years ago. jenny sepian was walked down the aisle by the man who's now libbing with her father's
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with who was waiting for a heart for 16 years she wrote him a letter and asked if he'd do her the honor. they made the drive from their new jersey home. >> it's like having my dad here. and better, because we get to share the story with other people and, you know, other people see that organ donors do matter. >> what greater honor could a person have than walking a daughter of a man who's given her heart to him. honor. >> reporter: thomas says he first had to get permission from his own daughter to walk her down the aisle, but all worked out. wow, what a day. >> it's nice to see him make the trip down there. to see them reunited like that. it is a great message for other donors out there. vanessa is in for john this morning. we saw the sunrise picture. gorgeous out there. >> it's going to be lovely today. if you liked yesterday, you will loving today. it's basically the same day, just a day later.
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start off. 73 degrees right now looking live outside. sunrise at 6:00. so, 73, partly cloudy, we've got calm wind. things are looking really good. across the region, temperatures range from the 50s into the 70s. 57 in sparta. 55 in monticello. 64 for yaphank and toms river. by noon today, 83. then your high for today in the city is 85. some of us wi degree mark. right now, what's happening is we have clear skies to the north of the city. a few more clouds to the south and this is a general trend for today. plenty of sunshine for everybody. there is a big area of high pressure dominating today's forecast. as we get into the mid-week forecast, though, this area of low pressure out to the west will impact the forecast. we will have stationary front that sticks around and so wednesday all the way through
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today. today looks great. warm, yes, humid it will not be. tomorrow, nice yet again, but a smidge more humid. wednesday, we start to feel the humidity. winds out of the southwest, showers and storms likely as we make our way into the day on wednesday, but it will not be a washout. today, 85 degrees with sunshine. low humidity. winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. overnight, clear skies, light 50s and 60s in the suburbs. tomorrow, a high of 86. still quiet out there with regard to what's happening overhead. more humidity out there. wednesday, you will really feel it. 83 degrees on wednesday. showers and storms, pushing 90 on thursday,a chance of showers and storms. and essentially the forecast remains the same all the way through the weekend's end. now a check on the roadways with alex dennis and time saver traffic.
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with us. there are changes for the morning ride. an overturned tractor-trailer on the eastbound side of the gowanus. all lanes blocked at 26, which is hamilton avenue. let's look at the gowanus at the prospect expressway. you can see the heavier than normal traffic completely stopped in some areas going past this accident. we also have a westbound lane blocked further up, as well. not a great alternate. give yourself plenty of time. we will continue to update you on this alert. and the new jersey turnpike at newark, no issues to report. speaking of airports, delta air lines announced the computer systems are down, "everywhere." so scheduled disruptions are reported as all flights are currently grounded. back to you. >> thank you, alex. police are looking for this woman who they say assaulted a 16-year-old girl in brooklyn at the jay street metro tech subway station last
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police say the woman in this photo punched and kicked the girl in the face, head and body. police are investigating a subway stabbing as a possible hate crime. police say a man-made anti-gay remarks before stabbing another man on a northbound 1 train at the 110th street station saturday night. the victim was rushed to st. lukes hospital. we're told he will survive. police are looking for his attacker. an investigation is under way in new rochelle this morning after a stray l the weekend. they're on the killer's trailer. >> reporter: a lit memorial lines the street corner where the 79-year-old was shot and killed sitting with a cowboy hat on. you can see him saturday night on the very same corner of union avenue and 3rd street. moments before he was shot in the chest. he's been staying in the area for a few months, visiting his children from mexico. people who knew him say he made a habit of sitting outside the
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neighborhood pass by. the deli worker, juan castillo, says he was a regular. he says he stepped outside to see him stumbling. >> he was covered with blood running and we said what happened? >> reporter: he was taken to a nearby hospital and later died. his 12 children and 10 grandchildren are distraught. >> he -- all his kids had a word. got along. and basically he was a respectful old guy. >> reporter: police believe the bullet that killed ayala was meant for someone else. >> it's highly unusual for this community. we very rarely have any kind of shootping in this vicinity. it's a very quiet area. >> reporter: those that knew him say the 79-year-old should never have died like this. >> nothing to do with it, with
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from nowhere. he was not a target. it's painful. >> reporter: jessica morehouse, cbs 2 news. >> he will be sent back to mexico for his body to be laid to rest. and now prohibited to sell e-cigarettes to minors. stores have to check the ids of people who look under 21 years old. in vending machines unless in adult-only facilities. many consider them unsafe because they contain nicotine. deadly mudslides after mexico was hit by a hurricane. and why people at the olympic games in rio are told not to go into the water. and a check of traffic and weather on the 2s coming up
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nice, warm day today. 73 degrees to start us out. mexico is bracing for another hurricane after a storm this weekend killed at least 39 people. hurricane earl hit the country's eastern coastline. all the deaths afear have resulted from mountain mudslides. and tropical storm javier formed on the west coast. it's expected to turn into a hurricane later today and could
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and give you the very latest on that. time now, 5:22. traffic and weather on the 2s. here's vanessa murdock. vanessa? >> yes, we're kicking off the workweek warm, sunshine and low humidity. looking lovely. >> high of 84 today. mostly sunny skies for today. as you look toward the rain chances moving forward today, it's dry. tomorrow, basically dry, as well. but wednesday, thursday and friday, you can see how the percentages jump up. we have a better opportunity for wet weather going into midweek and you will notice a big switch in the humidity by then, as well. alex, over to you. >> thank you, vanessa. changes for the morning commute, it is slow going through brooklyn.
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of the gowanus making your way to the bqe. all lanes blocked at exit 26, which is hamilton avenue. traffic is stopped going through the area. not a great alternate. we will certainly let you know where this clears out. hopefully sooner rather than later, but for now, really give yourself plenty of time. looking at delays to the george washington bridge, no issues to report. going to the upper and lower levels, lincoln tunnel and holland tunnel is free for you. and mass transit is on or close to schedule. if you're p.a.t.h. trains, new jersey transit or lirr. but going to the airports, delta air lines announced the computer systems are down, "everywhere" so scheduled disruptions are reported. alternate side is in effect citywide today. don't text and drive. back to you. turning to sports now, in just a minute, we will show you how u.s. athletes are faring at the rio olympics. >> first, for local sports action, here's cbs 2's mark morgan. >> reporter: the mets and yankees both have the day off.
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announced next friday will be a- rod's last game as a player, but he will continue as a special advisor and instructor. yesterday, the yankees faced the a.l. central leading indians at the stadium. giving up one run in six innings, striking out eight. lucky 13th homerun gives the bombers a 2-0 lead. they close the deal 3-2. and the mets avoided a swei top of the 9th, facing francisco rodriguez with one on than is gone. a huge two-run homer for walker. remember the shot last sunday, coming through this week. the mets win it 3-1 and salvage the last game of the series. that's your cbs 2 sports update. have a great day. let's talk about some big wins for team usa. michael phelps wearing his 19th gold medal after the american swimmers take top spot in the
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summer games. katie setting a world-record winning goal last nights, as well. the swimmers are safe in the pool, but the beach water has many concerned. we're going inside the city's waterways. >> reporter: a waterfall of trash and sewage flows from the top of the largest favella. the brazilian government promised improvements would be made after winning the olympic bid in 2009, but residens nothing has ever been done to treat the water. >> it is equivalent of a father going to a difficult financial situation, throw a party and invites all the friends instead of taking care of his family. >> reporter: luis has lived here his whole life. walked up and down treacherous stairs and through skinny alleyways. rivers of garbage around every corner. all of the dirty water from the fravella ends up here and even
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smell a foul odor. >> i already found many plastic bot old, rats, cats, dogs, syringes and diapers. >> reporter: his love of surfing puts him in water that could make him sick with anything from norovirus to hepatitis. he now documents everything and uses social media to show the world that rio's beautiful- looking beaches have an ug hope is that someone sees what's happening and helps us. if we depend on the government, we won't get a solution. >> reporter: it would mean more than catching a break. if the olympics didn't bring change, many wonder what will. in rio dee jan roe, jamie lucas, cbs news. >> as for the medal count, the u.s. is in the lead. are you taking enough vacation time? what a new study says about our work habits. a baby is found dead at home.
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good morning. 5:30. 73 degrees on this monday, august 8th. warm and humid today. a call for action against the zika virus, why one lawmaker says work on the vaccine could be in jeopardy. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for joining us. we're with breaking news. one of the nation's largest air carriers dealing with a major computer outage all flights on delta air lines are currently grounded. pictures posted on twitter show passengers stuck at airports around the country and in london, england. and online, a delta representative says the systems were down everywhere. that they hoped it wouldn't be for much longer. we're headed to laguardia and will keep track of further developments for you. >> just what people want on a monday morning. after 12 years in
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old, alex rodriguez is calling it a career. >> janelle burrell has more. >> i love this game. and i love this team. and today, i'm saying goodbye. to both. >> reporter: an emotional alex rodriguez tearing up sunday as he announced the plan to hang up his cleats after 12 seasons as a player, sliding into a new role as a special advisor, instructor for younger pls >> for a guy like me that's been to hell and back and made every mistake in the book, i think they can learn equally from all the mistakes i made and hopefully not make them. >> for me, i will be really upset. >> reporter: rodriguez's career, one marred by scandal. he ends it four homeruns short of the 700 mark. he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, ad
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mark on his polarizing legacy. >> he's a great player,a lot of homeruns, but it's going to taint him. >> reporter: he's taking time to thank his family for standing by him throughout it all. >> thank you for your support. you did so much with me. >> reporter: a-rod's last game as a player will be this friday. time now, 5:32. here's traffic and weather on the 2s. here's vanessa in for john this morning. good morning. >> good morning. >> we keep shots this monday. >> the question, does it make it easier or harder to get to work today? [ laughter ] >> because, man, it is beautiful and it will be lovely for the duration today. let's start things off live outside just to maybe entice you out of bed. partly cloudy, relative humidity at 57 percent. another day where the air is comfortable, but it will be warm out there. on the vortex satellite and radar picture, clear skies to
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that's generally the trend for today. we will all enjoy enough sun. by noon, 83 degrees. mostly sunny by 2:00, 85 and mostly sunny. by 5:00 this evening as you head home to enjoy a pleasant night, it's going to be 84 degrees. looking good today. >> okay. let's get to the commute. >> major changes commuting through brooklyn. first on long island, you can see you're not up against much all clear. it's this overturned tractor- trailer on the eastbound side of the gowanus that has all lanes currently blocked at exit 26, that's hamilton avenue. you can see the red on our screen. let's take a live look to see what it translates to. traffic there incredibly heavy trying to get through the area. delays now are almost at a complete stop back to the belt parkway. construction has cleared on the fdr drive.
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southbound side. northbound, no issues. west side highway is moving well in both directions. alternate side is in effect citywide today. back to you. >> thank you, alex. more breaking news now, a devastating attack on a hospital in pakistan. the death toll at 53 after a bomb exploded at the main gate of the government-run facility in the city. it happened just after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack arrived at the facility. that brought dozens of lawyers and journalists to th went off. there's been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. a mt. vernon woman will be arraigned today in the death of her little girl. >> the toddler's body was found friday in a condition police call unusual. magdalena doris joins us live from mt. vernon with more this morning. magdalena? >> reporter: chris and mary, sources telling us that the baby was found freezing cold. police say that she was in poor condition with internal injuries and those are some of
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mother's arrest. her mom, scheduled to be in court today to hear the charges against her. as memorial candles set out for 15-month-old samia, glimmer in front of her mt. vernon home, her mother waits in jail for her day in court. disbelief in the community as news of the death spread over the weekend. >> i don't know what happened, i don't care what happened, i want to hug them. >> reporter: mt. vernon police were called to the family apartment at 210 washington street at 5:30 on friday morning. the girl's aunt made the call to 911 that the girl was not breathing. >> police responded and found the child, took vital signs and found the child was lifeless. >> reporter: responding officers made a gruesome discovery at the home. she had trauma to her face. sources tell us that the toddler was ice cold when she was found. they're now looking into whether the baby was stuffed into a freezer. on friday, police said they'd be carefully investigating.
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we always treat it, you know, as if it's a homicide. >> reporter: the next day, her mother, the 26-year-old, was arrested. neighbors say the mom of three girls was caring. >> the mother always took care of the child out here. >> reporter: there's been a history of cried protective services -- child protective services investigations at the house, involving her and her daughters. >> there were prior cps cases at the home, yes. >> i don't understand why if our system is working, why a baby's dead and there was monitor them. >> reporter: now, as their mother waits for arraignment, samia's sisters, 6 and 9 years old, are unharmed and being looked over by cps. magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. police are looking for this man caught on camera as he tried to rob a jewelry store in midtown yesterday. he asked the clerk at rafalo and company jewelry to show him
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the two allegedly got into a struggle and the gun fell. now, the suspect got away empty- handed. a long island house painter is being held on $2 million bail this morning, accused of breaking into a home in southampton and sexually assaulting a 29-year-old woman. the man was in court over the weekend. the alleged attack took place friday morning. a popular waterpark remains closed in kansas city this mog. slide at the kansas city park yesterday afternoon. the 17-story waterpark is the tallest in the world with a 168- foot plunge at 65 miles per hour. investigators are now trying to determine exactly what went wrong. >> a full investigation's under way. right now, our focus is on that family. >> caleb, the son of a kansas state lawmaker, was at the park
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trying to commit suicide in prison. the former olympic amputee runner is serving a six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend. he claimed he shot her by mistake, believing she was an intruder. on saturday, he went to hospital for a treatment of wrist injuries, then returned to his cell. he told prison officials he fell out of bed. and iran says they convicted a nuclear scientist accused of spying for the united states. the u.s. and said he was kidnapped while in saudi arabia. a few months later, he returned to terrion and received a warm welcome, then disappeared. it's unclear when he was executed, but there were several hangings last week. firefighters in southern california are evacuating residences as they battle a major wildfire. it started as a 30-acre fire and quickly grew to nearly 1500 acres yesterday east of language. no word on what sparked the
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coming up, if you lost vacation time, you're not alone. what a new study is saying about our work habits. and could the vaccine for the zika virus be in jeopardy? why one lawmaker says congress needs to act now. and a deadly alligator attack killed a little boy. the orlando park hopes to prevent it from happening again. and connect with us during the show and all morning long, follow us on facebook and twitter. fios is not cable. we're wired differently.
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president obama has begun a two-week summer vacation with his family on martha's vineyard. he played a round of golf there sunday. they're staying in the same rental home they've used the past two summers. last night, they went to dinner at a local restaurant. >> while the president is taking two weeks, a new study says many of us are not. a survey found americans have been using less and less
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american workers left vacation time unused, a total of 658 million days. employs cite a variety of reasons. some worry about returning to a mountain of work, some can't afford it. and some want to show dedication to their employer. bosses should take the lead. if the boss sets the example that taking time off is okay, employees may follow. going to be gorgeous out there. just saying. >> 5: weather on the 2s. >> now we're talking sick time, not pre-planned vacation time. when you see the forecast, you may opt out of work today. it will be almost a carbon copy of yesterday. starting this morning at 5:42. we've got 73 degrees, just reading from little neck, clear skies, beautiful start to the day. and on the mild side, though, the temperatures. then 66 degrees, this reading
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cedar grove, new jersey. she left a comment this morning, what a great stretch of weather. thank you. i'm glad that some of you are appreciating weather because the trend just continues today. if you liked yesterday, you're going to like today and you'll like tomorrow, as well. live outside, clear skies to the north. 73 degrees. calm winds, relatively humidity at 57 percent. rolling through the day, 8:00 a.m., 73. still by noon, 83. the high for today is 85 with mostly sunny skies, feeli 5:00 tonight, we're down to 84. your health forecast looks like this. the u.v. forecast today is 8. that's a burn time of 20 minutes. the pollen count is medium to high. your air quality today is low, that's a good thing. that's good air quality. it's a great day to be out. the barometer is rising. that means conditions are favorable. rising because high pressure is
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after that, low pressure takes over and we start to see a transition. so, wednesday through friday, here's the setup. winds pumping in out of the southwest, bringing in very humid air. humidity will be on the rise. it will get hotter, as well. we will be dealing with hit-and- miss thunderstorms, not just monday through friday, but this really is the trend for wednesday all the way through your weekend. for today, don't worry about the heat and humidity. just worry about the heat, not the humidity. 85 degrees, lots of sunshine, looking reallygo tonight, 70 degrees. mainly clear. light winds. tomorrow, 86. mixture of sunshine and clouds. still relatively comfortable. remember, wednesday is when we really start to feel the sticky out there. 87 on wednesday. showers and storms hovering close to 90 on thursday. a chance of showers and storms, still humid and that is the trend all the way through sunday. time now for a check on the roadways. here's alex dennis.
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disabled vehicle blocking the right lane. it is at -- it's at white plains road traveling there. do plan for that. and an overturned tractor- trailer closed the northbound side of the bqe, that's at exit 26, hamilton avenue. let's give you a live look to see the delays. the gowanus at the prospect expressway is a camera we will be showing you. traffic is stopped back to the belt parkway. citywide today. back to you. a call for action in the fight against zika. chuck schumer wants to return to washington to pass the $1.9 billion bill. >> it is utley amazing. we're on the urge of finding a vaccine to stop zika and because congress is derelict in its duty, we're not going to get the vaccine for a long period of time because they don't have the money. >> lawmakers don't return to washington until september.
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miami and there are currently 537 cases in new york, all infected while traveling. disney world is stepping up security measures after an alligator killed a toddler earlier this summer. in june, the 2-year-old was dragged into a lake at an orlando resort. workers are building a stonewall around the seven seas lagoon, where several resorts are located. disney also put up signs and ropes a strong jobs report pushes stocks higher. >> and falling oil prices affecting what you pay at the pump. we're joined live from the new york stock exchange. hannah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, mary, good morning, chris. a strong jobs report on friday drove stocks higher. the labor department says the u.s. economy added 255,000 jobs in july. a second straight strong gain indicating a healthy economy.
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points. the nasdaq added 54. american airlines ground employees could get an average pay raise of 22 percent. the bump in salary is part of an interim contract. the carrier reached it with the worker's union. the increases go effect immediately as negotiators finalize a bargaining agreement. planning to hit the road before the summer is over? now is definitely a good time. gas prices across the country are the lowest the average price for regular is $2.12. the average price in new york city is $2.45. >> thank you, hannah. a 10-year-old boy is making a difference in his north carolina community. >> he's given hundreds of pairs of new shoes to needy children. years ago, gunnar robinson came up with an idea. he told his parents not to buy him gifts for his birthday, but
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children about to begin school. >> i've always got a huge present like every single year, like new shoes for school, like nice clothes for school, and i wanted other kids to get them, too. >> the idea really caught on. he formed an organization called gunnar's runners and gets donations from the community. in the past three years, he's donated 600 pairs of shoes to needy kids. >> talk about catching on. and up next, the secret to a longer life could how reading could affect your longevity. and are you worried about going overbought your wedding? how to cut costs. and here's mark morgan with a quick check on sports. >> the mets and yankees are both off today. on sunday, the mets avoided a suite sweep in detroit. the yankees took the rubber match over the indians. the yankees announced that alex rodriguez plays his last game friday, august 12th, then
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two of my favorite things. here on a monday morning. cake and the ocean. combine the two and, boom, you have a hit single here. 5:51. 73 degrees. good morning, everybody. welcome back. beautiful sunrise out there. we will get to vanessa and the forecast in a moment. first, in our healthwatch
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a new study from yale university shows those that read in general lived an average of two years longer than those two don't. and it doesn't matter if you read harry potter or war and peace, all beneficial. reading newspapers and magazines, but not as much as reading books. 5:52. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s. here's vanessa. >> the live picture outside looked fake. it's gorgeous out there to start off this monday morning. and it's going to be beautiful this afternoon. it's going to be a nice one. 85 for a high later on today. mostly sunny skies. low humidity. in bridgeport, 85, as well. katonah, 86. i will tell you what, a few of us will hit the upper 80s and low 90s today. planning to go to the beach, a moderate risk of rip currents along all of our shores today. temperature trend is one of general warming from here on out. 85 today. 87 by wednesday. humidity levels will be
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alex, time for a check of the roadways. >> good morning, everyone. trying to travel north on the bqe, there is an overturned tractor-trailer. you can see it blocking all lanes at exit 26, hamilton avenue. delays extend back to the belt parkway. let's check on news here. mass transit, metro north p.a.t.h. trains, new jersey transit, lirr, on or close to schedule, but it is the bruckner expressway, a disabled vehicle blocks the right lane westbound as you make your way at white pl citywide today. back to you. >> thank you, alex. brides to be get ready to spend big. the average wedding in the tri- state area runs more than $80,000. >> as cbs news's justin moore found out, there are ways to stay on budget. >> how are we going to do this? . >> reporter: these newlyweds had champagne taste but only a beer budget for planning their
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friends show up and we couldn't really afford to feed them and err ic goes i'm ordering pizza. having fewer guests for the formal dinner saved them thousands. plus, they saved by sending e- vites and printed their own place cards for seating. >> it was $22. >> reporter: she saved big on her designer gown and found it at a sample sale. to look unique, original, have the latest thing, but very often, those things come with a really big price tag. >> reporter: andrea is the founder of elegant affairs catering. >> instead of breaking the bank and spending hundreds of dollars on a floral centerpiece, work with the caterer and make food the centerpiece. >> reporter: she says a wedding brunch is less costly, less on food and alcohol. and she loves a cookie cake as a fun alternative.
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become a bride's digital bff. >> reporter: loverly can help do the planning for 1/10 of the cost a planner and help save on vendor costs, too. >> we're curating the top vendors, the top products for you, based on your budget, your aesthetic and your wedding date. >> reporter: and bride magazine says guests won't notice if there are no favors and suggests taking a page out of kate cut the number of bridesmaids. >> each bridesmaid represents 2 $200 or more in terms of out- of-pocket expenses for the bride. >> reporter: and just don't forget the basics. >> don't run out of food. keep the music. don't run out of alcohol. everything else, you're fine. no one's going to notice, no one's going to think you're cheap. >> reporter: another tip, cut back on cake costs, running up to $22 a person, by using a smaller cake.
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cut up for guests and no one will known the difference. >> it's the first time i ever heard kate middleton's wedding being used as an example in budget weddings. >> use the royal wedding. very cheap! [ laughter ] >> but the one bridesmaid makes it easier. when i had eight, i know! >> but then you've got a slew of friends like wait a second! >> and the friends help you out with like everything. >> absolutely. >> people need to hold the train. 5:56 now. still ahead, a worldwide shutdown of delta air lines. we're live at laguardia coming up in a moment. and prowlers at the pump. a new device is ripping off drivers at gas stations. and a family who wakes up to a fire on their front lawn.
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73 degrees on this monday, august 8th. great start to the workweek. lots of sun, low humidity, highs in the mid-80s. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. we will have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. first, here's the morning news go. >> breaking overnight, one of the nation's largest air carriers is dealing with a major computer outage this morning. all flights on delta air lines are currently grounded. pictures passengers stuck at airplanes around the country and overseas. we will have a live report coming up. more breaking news, at least 53 people have been killed and dozens injured in the bombing a government-run hospital in pakistan. we will have the details coming up in a moment. it's the whole entire world against you. >> a mother's angry message to her daughter's killer.
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was strangled and sexually assaulted last week in howard beach. the stern warning for the killer coming up. a mother charged in her toddler's death and she's due in court today. the 15-month-old was found unresponsive last week, pronounced dead later. we will have a live report from mt. vernon on the way. our lifeguards are critical and it would be very difficult for them to focus after something like this. a popular waterpark in ks young boy died going down the world's tallest water slide. investigators are trying to piece together what happened. this is a tough day. i love this game. i love this team. and today i'm saying goodbye to both. >> almost game over for alex rodriguez. he announces his retirement and it's sending ticket prices
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usa. michael phelps earns his 19th gold medal. what was it for exactly? more olympic coverage coming up. 6:02 now. vanessa murdock is in for john elliot this morning. >> yes, the start of the day is stunning. take a look at this live picture. the sun officially rose above the horizon at 6:00. we're just two minutes past that point and it is beautiful. 71 degrees, mostly clear, northeast winds at 3 miles per your relative humidity just 63 percent. humidity levels remain low today with lots of sunshine. note, there are more clouds to the south of the city. that will be the general trend for today. but generally speaking, it's mostly sunny and warm today. by noon, 83. by 2:00, a high of 85 degrees. by 5:03, back down to 84. time for the time saver drank. here's alex denis. >> thank you, vanessa.
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extensive delays with an overturned tractor-trailer. all eastbound lanes are blocked. it's at exit 26. miles of traffic now extends back to the belt merge. you can stick to 3rd avenue as an alternate. again, that's slower than normal, as well. give yourself plenty of time going through the area. tow trucks on scene. we will tell you when it clears. it's been out there for the better portion of the morning ride. on the bruckner expressway, a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane. the left lane, on the outer roadway of the inbound williamsburg bridge. alternate side is in effect citywide today. back to you. let's get to breaking news now. a crippling outage at delta air lines affecting thousands of air passengers this morning worldwide. >> janelle burrell joins us live from laguardia airport with the very latest on what's happening there this morning. janelle? >> reporter: this is an issue affecting delta passengers across the globe and lines and
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internationally this morning. i want to show you some images that we've received from viewers on social media. you can see people packed into airports as they wait for the issue to be resolved. delta air lines right now are not being specific, but say there is a computer issue that's affecting their system here this morning. they'll been tweeting about the outage, which they say is affecting all departures. they say flights already in the air will not they're telling customers they are, of course, working on the issue and say, quote, hopefully it won't be much longer. in the meantime, they're urging all travelers on check the status of their flight before leaving for the airport. this, of course, having crippling effects on the delta system for all passengers planning to fly this morning. we will keep on top of this as
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janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, janelle. arraignment today for the mt. vernon woman charged in the death of her toddler. >> police say there was something unusual about the condition of the body. cbs 2's magdalena doris joins us live from mt. vernon with more. magdalena? >> reporter: chris and mary, police say there are clues that point to the baby's body being placed in a freezer before cops were called to the home. exact ai when the baby's mother is arraigned. as memorial cables set out for 15-month-old samia yousef, glitcher in front of her mt. vernon home, her mother waist in jail for her day in court. disbelief grew throughout the community over the weekend. >> i don't know what happened. i don't care what happened. i just want to hug them. >> reporter: mt. vernon police were called to the family apartment at 210 washington street at 5:30 on friday
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samia's aunt made the call to 911 that the girl was not breathing. >> police responded and found the child, took vital signs and found the child was lifeless. >> reporter: responding officers made a gruesome discovery at the home. she had trauma to her face. sources say the toddler was ice cold when she was found. they're looking into whether the baby was stuffed into a freezer. on friday, police say they'd be carefully investigating. >> anytime there's an infant death, absolutelylw a homicide. >> reporter: the next day, her mother was arrested. neighbors say the mom of three girls was caring. >> the mother always took care of her child out here. >> reporter: police confirm there's been a history of child protective services investigations at the house, involving the woman and her daughters. >> there were prior cps cases at the home, yes. >> i don't understand why if our system is working, why a baby's dead and it was people
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them. >> reporter: samiya's older sisters are 6 and 9 years old. they were not hurt and now in the custody of child protective services. their mother will be arraigned today. in mt. vernon, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, magdalena. more breaking news now, police in pakistan say a suicide bomber was responsible for the explosion outside a hospital that killed 53 people and injured dozens more. the bomb exploded at the main gate of a government-run facility in the southwestern co of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack arrived at the facility. that put dozens of lawyers and journalists to the hospital, who were there when the bomb went off. it's not known if the events are connected. no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. police are looking for this woman who they say assaulted a 16-year-old girl in brooklyn at the jay street metro tech subway station. it happened on june 12th around 11:00 p.m. police say the woman in the
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body. police are investigating a subway stabbing as a possible hate crime. police say a man-made anti-gay remarks before stabbing another man several times at the 110th street station saturday night. the victim was rushed to st. lukes hospital and we're told he will survive. police are looking for the attacker. 8 minutes after the hour. coming up, a family wakes up to a frightening scene. fire on their front lawn. and a family demands justice for a murdered ge a mother's stern warning for her daughter's killer. and did leonardo dicaprio
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to help you keep rolling with confidence. go long?. ?? welcoming you back on a monday morning here. 6:11. welcome back to "cbs 2 news this morning." a nice, bright start on your monday! if you thought yesterday was great, you're going to love today. vanessa murdock will have the details coming up in just a moment, but nice way to wake up. happening today, the fda regulating e-cigarettes to minors.
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customers who look younger than 27. undercover agents will be in stores to be sure minors aren't buying them. they won't be sold in vending machines unless in adult-only facilities. they're considered unsafe because they contain nicotine. traffic and weather on the 2s now. here's vanessa. vanessa, good morning. >> good morning. it is going to be another stunner of a day. very much a carbon copy of yesterday. let's check in with our weather 68 degrees in the north shore of long island. 65 degrees in riverhead says steve in riverhead. 94 percent relative humidity there. that seems high, but i tell you what, generally across the board this morning, we have very low humidity levels, but close to the coast, the numbers do get bumped up. 61 degrees looking northwest of the city says daniel, he's in greenwood lake. clear skies there. also reporting a relatively high humidity level this
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if you step ourksd i hope you note it feels pretty good. live outside right now, i think this is the picture of the morning with just a little bit of cloud cover there. 71 degrees. mostly clear, northeast winds at 3. rolling on through the day, we will go from the low 70s to the mid- and upper 80s for us. by noon, it's 83 and mostly sunny. by 2:00, 85. that's exactly what it will feel like, as well, today, with decreased humidity levels. by 9:00 athis ev today is looking great. high pressure is in control, stays in control tate and tomorrow, as well. nice again for your tuesday. going into wednesday, this is when we start the pattern change. what's going to happen here, we're going have a front kind of hanging around. winds out of west with heel-to- toe -- with heat and humidity. it will be sticky starting wednesday and unfortunately this sticky and somewhat stormy trend continues all the way through your weekend.
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washout at this point in time. no concerns of wet weather today. winds out of the north/northwest at 5 to 10 miles per hour. overnight, clear skies, light winds, 70 in the city. 60s in the suburbs. around tomorrow, 86 degrees, justice a little bit more humid for your tuesday than today. wednesday gets on prosive again. high humidity levels. warem on thursday, we're pushing 90 out there. showers and storms possible then, showers and storms friday, saturday and sunday, it's all the same, folks. enjoy the low humidity and sunshine, relative warmth today. by midweek, we start to sweat more so. it is time now for a check on the roadways with alex denis. >> thank you, vanessa. a portion of the bqe is closed for the morning ride causing extensive delays. jim smith is in chopper 2 with the latest on the alert for us.
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alex. if your plans involve taking the inbound or northbound bqe, make alternate plans. this is the reason, the overturned tractor-trailer now. it happened just after the bend by hamilton avenue where essentially you come off the gowanus. all lanes are closed, getting off at hamilton avenue. you can get right back on after that, but essentially it takes everything down to one lane. delays backing up to the verrazano bridge. back to you. >> thank you, jim. how is 3rd avenue looking as an alternate through the area? >> alex, the avenues pick up all the alternate volume. right now, not that bad in the way of traffic. however, they will take you quite a bit out of your way getting up to atlantic avenue where you can then come back over to the bqe. >> thank you, jim. we will continue to update you on the alert and extensive delays through the area. back to you. >> thank you, alex. we begin this morning with
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jogger. >> the parents of 30-year-old karina vetrano are speaking out. elected officials will host a community meeting to discuss the case tonight. hazel sanchez has more from howard beach. >> reporter: police say 30-year- old karina vetrano for her life before her attacker strangled and sexually assaulted her. kathy vetrano says she has a warning for her daughter's killer. >> my daughter was a force to be reckoned with. guarantee you, you mother [ bleep ], that you will be reckoning with that force, not only for the rest of your pathetic life, but for the rest of eternity as you [ bleep ] burn in hell. >> reporter: her parents, surrounded by family and her closest friends spoke with the media outside their howard
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where philip vetrano routinely ran with his daughter and where he discovered her body tuesday nights. he expressed his gratitude for police working around the clock to solve karina's murder. >> myself and my family owe everything to the nypd. and can only ever hope to bring justice to my daughter, karina, through them and their hard work. >> reporter: this neighbor, tony, fought back tears thinking about the vera hurting. >> whoever did it, hang them like they did like mouselini. >> reporter: a mother's undying determination to put her daughter's killer behind bars. >> my daughter was a big believer of karma. and as you can see, she's magical. the whole world knows she's magical. and i guarantee you you will
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tonight's community meeting will take place at 7:00 at st. helen catholic church on 83rd street in howard beach, the same church where the funeral was held on saturday. and an address on economic issues in detroit today by donald trump. hillary clinton campaigns in st. petersburg, florida. sunday, a new poll shows clinton opened an 8-point lead over trump. the "washington post" poll suggests clinton's lead comes amid rising support from women, catholics voters. a new poll out sunday shows clinton with a significant lead in the key state of virginia, leading trump 49 percent to 37 percent. the two candidates are neck in neck in arizona and nevada. hillary clinton delivers her own economic speech in detroit on thursday. an investigation is under way into a fire on staten island that destroyed a lawn statue in support of donald trump. the homeern says the statue, a "t," went up in flames early yesterday morning.
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someone who disagrees with his politics. >> you ignored my rights, trampled my civil rights, trampling on my personal property and setting fire to my personal property. >> the fire marshal hasn't determined the cause of the fire. the homeowner plans to work with the artist and put up an even bigger "t" this week. 6:19 now. up next, a hashtag that had celebrities tweeting over the weekend. wait until you hear some of r and group of fishermen get a big surprise, where a shark
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it's been two years since the a.l.s. ice bucket challenge went viral. yonkers mayor was among 450 people dousing themselves with ice water yesterday at empire city casino, celebrating the discovery of a ne a.l.s. the ice bucket challenge was co- founded by pat quinn, diagnosed with a.l.s. in 2013. the disease affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. 6:22 now. here's traffic and weather on the 2s. we've got another hot one today, vanessa. >> yes, perfectly seasonable, just about in the city. a high of 85 degrees. normal high is 84. lots of sunshine today, low humidity, some spots reaching the 90-degree mark.
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quick rainfall update now. we're looking at total precip for the year-to-date about 25 inches. we could really use rain. still, we're talking about severe drought for the east end of long island. many of us under a moderate drought. by midweek, we may be able to tap into more moisture and help out with the situation, but today and tomorrow, dry. vanessa, good morning. rough ride traveling to the bqe. a portion is closed for the morningom it's causing extensive delays. this is a live look from chopper 2. an overturned tractor-trailer blocks the lanes at exit 26, hamilton avenue. miles of traffic extending back to the verrazano bridge. traveling through the area, make sure you give yourself plenty of time. taking a look at the lincoln tunnel, there is a #140rks minute delay here, and a 10- minute wait of the holland tunnel. alt nate side is in effect citywide. do be safe, don't text and drive. >> thank you, alex.
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katie lideckie in the water swam her way to gold last night. and michael phelps earned the 19 19th gold medal of his career he won in the freestyle relay last night in rio. >> before the victory, he'd won the most golds and most medals of any olympic athlete in history. for local sports action, here's mark morgan. >> reporter: the mets and yankees have the day off. the yankees and will be a special advisor and instructor. yesterday, the yankees faced the indians at the stadium. a solid start against the tribe, giving up one run in six innings, striking out eight. in the fourth, the solo homer into the short right field porch. the lucky 13th homerun gives the bombers a 2-0 lead. they close the deal 3-2. and the mets avoided 3-
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one on and it's gone. a huge homer for walker. he had the game-winner last sunday and comes through again this week. the mets win it 3-1 and salvage the last game of the series. and that's your cbs 2 sports update. have a great day. a hashtag gives us a glimpse into celebrity pasts. s. >> first, a celebrity look-a- like while watching the olympics. alex? >> chris and are often spotted walking around the olympic village and sitting in the stands. one athlete had everyone doing a double-take in rio. look at this archer, brady ellison. does he remind you of everyone? the 27-year-old is being compared to leonardo dicaprio. he doesn't have a gold statue to take home, but he took home silver over the weekend. we say congrats to him and all the athletes. man, usa is taking it home!
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>> and michael phelps, come on? what are you going to do with all the golds. >> 19. >> put them all around your neck! [ laughter ] >> on twelfther this weekend, some people known for the big jobs they have now were remembering earlier days. it got started when one twitter user asked what were your first seven jobs. some celebrities responded. one was operating the slushie machine at his aunt's store... >> he knows his stuff when it comes to a futon. >> he knows how to sleep comfortably without a mattress!
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years. >> i was a waiter, too. >> i performed at a theme park. can you imagine? it's such a stretch, right? >> i can imagine, yes, yes. >> i know. yep. >> oh, my goodness. thank you, alex. following breaking news this morning, all delta flights grounded due to system problems worldwide. we will tell you what you need to know today. and mystery surrounds the death of a young boy at a waterpark after going down the world's tallest water slide. a new scam at the gas pump. how to protect yourself.
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6:30. 71 degrees on this monday, august 8th. humidity. traffic and weather on the 2s in just a moment. first, breaking news, departing flights on one of the nation's largest air carriers are grounded this morning, affecting thousands of passengers around the nation and the world. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for joining us. the outage affecting passengers traveling on delta air lines. >> cbs 2's janelle burrell joins us live from laguardia airport with the latest on the story. janelle? >> reporter: mary, you can
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morning, showing up at the airport only to fine out that their flights are not taking off. and so far they haven't gotten any information as to when those flights will be rescheduled. i want to show you some video -- some images we're getting from across our country and also internationally this morning. crowds are growing as they wait for word from the airline as to what's going on. right now, the airline is not being specific, but say there is some sort of computer issue customers across the globe. they've been tweeting out about the outage, which they say is affecting all departures. they say flights already in the air will not be affected and they're telling customers this morning they're working on them and in their words, hopefully it won't be much longer, but in the meantime, they are urging customers to check the status of their flight before heading out for the airport.
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across the globe this morning. as soon as we get more information from the airline, we will pass that along to you. reporting live this morning outside of laguardia airport, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you, janelle. more breaking news now. police in pakistan say a suicide bomber was responsible for the explosion outside a hospital that killed 53 and injured dozens more. the bomb exploded at the main gate of a government-run facility in the southwestern city. it happened just after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack arrived at the facility. that brought dozens of lawyers and journalists to the hospital who were there when the bomb went off. it's not known if the events are connected. time now, 6:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. vanessa is in for john this morning. good morning, vanessa. >> good morning, chris. good morning, everyone of the we're off to a beautiful start and it stays that way today. temperatures will be on the warm side. mid- and upper 80s out there with low humidity.
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beautiful blue skies. pristine to the north, more clouds to the south. 71, northeast winds at 3 miles per hour. the relatively humidity in central park, 63 percent. you can see there are more clouds to the south, but generally speaking, it will be a bright, beautiful beginning to the workweek. by 2:00 this afternoon, a high of 85. by 5:00 this evening, 84. and 9:00, if you're out and about, will comfortable. 79 and clear. let's check now on the roadways. here's alex denis. >> vanessa, thank you. we have a portion of the bqe closed for the morning ride, causing sentencive delays. here's a live look from chopper 2. this is hamilton avenue blocked. we have miles of traffic extending back to the verrazano bridge, going through the area, give yourself plenty of time. you will be siting in
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wyck northbound at jamaica avenue. alternate side parking is in effect citywide today. be safe, don't text and drive. if you're going to the airport, do expect delays on all delta flights following a computer outage there. mary and chris? >> thank you, alex. a mt. vernon woman will be arraigned today in the death of her little girl. >> the toddler's body was found friday in a condition police call unusual. magdalena doris joins us live now with more. magdalena? >> reporter: chris point to the baby's body being placed in a freezer before cops were called to the home. we'll be getting more details as the baby's mother is charged today. as memorial candles set out for 15-year-old samiya yousef, glimmer in front of her mt. vernon home, her mother waits in jail for her day in court. disbelief grew through the community as news of the baby's death spread over the weekend. >> i don't know what happened.
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>> reporter: mt. vernon police were called to the family apartment at 210 washington street at 5:30 on friday morning. samiya's and made the call to 911 that the girl was not breathing. >> police responded and found the child, took vital signs and revealed the child was lifeless. >> reporter: responding officers made a gruesome discovery at the home. police say samiya had trauma to her face. sources tell us the toddler was ice cold wn they're looking into whether the baby was snuegh a freezer. on friday, police said they'd be carefully investigating. >> anytime there's an infant death, absolutely, we treat it like a homicide. >> reporter: the next day, her mother, the 26-year-old, was arrested. neighbors say the mom of three girls was caring. >> the mother always took care of the child out here. >> reporter: police confirm there's been a history of child protective services investigations at the house involving bart each and her daughters.
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>> i don't understand why if our system is working, why a baby's dead and there was people helping them to try to monitor them. >> reporter: samiya's sisters, 6 and 9 years old, were at the house at the time. they were unharmed. they're now in the custody of child protective services. the mother will be in court today. live in mt. vernon, magdalena doris, cbs 2 news. the search for a woman's killer continues this morning as a queens community prepares to officials to discuss the case later today. police say 30-year-old karina vetrano fought for her life last tuesday inside a howard beach park. kathy vetrano has a stern warning for her daughter's killer. >> my daughter was a force to be reckoned with and i guarantee, i guarantee you, you mother [ bleep ], that you will
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pathetic life, but for the rest of eternity as you [ bleep ] burn in hell. >> tonight's community meeting takes place at 7:00 at the st. helen catholic church in howard beach. police are looking for this man caught on camera as he proceeds to rob a jewelry store yesterday. he asked the clerk at rafalo and company jewelry to show him a chain, then pulled out a gun and put it to the woman's head. the back after hearing the woman's scream, the two allegedly got into a struggle and the gun fell. the suspect got away empty- handed. and $2 million bail this morning. accused of breaking into a home in southampton and sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman. he appeared in court over the weekend. the alleged attack happened friday morning. the call for action in the
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the vaccine research. >> it is utterly amazing, we are on the verge of finding a vaccine to stop zika, and because congress is derelict in its duty, we're not going to get the vaccine for a long period of time because they don't have the money. >> lawmakers don't return to washington until september. so far, 16 people v been infected with the virus in miami and there are curreny all of those people were infected while traveling. it's now 6:386789 a security breach at the gas pump. the new way scammers are trying to steal your information. and a little boy is killed after riding the world's tallest water slide. investigators try to determine what went wrong. and a wild sight, a shark jumping out of the water,
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new this morning, a new tropical weather system is threatening mexico as the country deals with the aftermath from hurricane earl. the death noll is now 39 -- toll is now 39. all the deaths appear to result from mountain mudslides. tropical storm javier is now on the west coast and expected to turn into a hurricane later today and could reach the baja peninsula by tomorrow. firefighters in southern california are evacuating
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what started as a 30-acre fire grew to 1500 acres yesterday in a remote area near silverwood lake, east of los angeles. no word on what sparked the flames. time now, 6:42. here's traffic and weather on the 2s. here's vanessa murdock with our weather. 71 degrees now. going to be a nice, sunny, warm, not too humid day. >> yes, you summed it up perfectly. just like yesterday. [ laughter ] >> i love this job! >> it's a et me today, as well. whatever yesterday was, consider it the same today. beautiful to start things off. let's go live outside with a closer look at how pretty things are. looking from high atop the empire state building, skies are clear to the north. 71 degrees. looking lovely. across the board, though, cooler north and west. it is 59 in summit. 64 in yaphank. 64 in toms river. a big stretch in temperatures, but we all warm up nicely
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most of us in the mid- and upper 80s. a couple of us in the low 90s. by noon, 83. by 2:00, 85. all under mostly sunny skies. your health forecast looks like this. today, the u.v. index is an 8. the pollen count, medium to high. air quality today is good. so, a great day to be outside. humidity level stays low today, just like yesterday. and your barometer is rising. that's because high pressure is in on tomorrow. so hour by hour, for today, tons of sunshine, a few clouds to the south. just as we have out there right now. overnight, clear skies, tomorrow a mixture of sunshine and clouds. going into wednesday, increasing clouds, showers and storms return to the forecast as does high humidity. so, big changes in your forecast going midweek. wednesday tlough sunday rights now. there is an opportunity for showers and storms. today, 85.
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tomorrow, 86 with a mixture of sunshine and clouds. more sticky than wednesday. all the way through sunday, high humidity, temperatures close to 90, showers and storms possible. let's look at the roadways. here's alex denis. >> good morning, everyone. a portion of the bqe is closed for the morning ride. it's causing extensive delays. jim smith is in chopper 2 with the details above the scene for us. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, alex. that's the reason, an overturned tractor-trailer on the northbound or eastbound bqe. was injured there and currently in stable condition. crews trying to upright the tractor-trailer which was carrying budweiser beer. it could take a while to clean up the spill on the roadway, as well. bumper-to-bumper traffic back to the verrazano bridge. they still are the better alternate, the avenues, but you have to deal with all the traffic lights.
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be better as they travel to work this monday morning. there is now an unauthorized truck on the belt parkway going westbound at exit 18, that's lefferts boulevard. plan for that. a live look to the george washington bridge, there is a 15-minute wait, minor delays at the lincoln and holland tunnel, as well. alternate side is in effect. be safe. don't text and drive and don't get a beer and go on your way to work. i will just clarify. a man shot this morning, police say they're hot on the trail of a man they believe killed him. surveillance video captured manuel ayala seconds before he was shots on the corner of union avenue and 3rd street. he's the man in the cowboy hat. officers say the shooting was firing at a group of young men and a stray bullet caught ayal in the chest. his family is in shock. >> his kids had a word. he was nice. we got along.
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respectful old guy. >> ayala's granderson tells us his grandfather's body will be sent back to mexico for the funeral. a popular waterpark in kansas city closed today after a tragic distant took the life of a young boy. cbs 2's brian webb has more. >> reporter: a day after the tragic death of caleb schwab at kansas city's waterpark, officials have yet to determine what happened. >> a full investigation is under way. >> reporter: the 10-year-old was killed on the water slide sunday afternoon. the ride certified as the world's tallest by the guinness book of world records, features a 168-feet plunge at 65 miles an hour. 264 stairs lead to the top. >> our lifeguards are critical and it will be very difficult for them to focus after something like this. so for that reason, we felt it
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>> reporter: caleb, the son of kansas state lawmaker scott schwab was at the park with his family at the time. the ride, which means insane in german, opened back in 2014 following multiple delays. the popular attraction, as well as the entire park, are closed pending the investigation. brian webb for cbs news. disney world is stepping up security measures after an alligator killed a toddler earlier th in june, the 2-year-old of nebraska was dragged by an alligator into a lake at an orlando resort. now workers are building a stonewall around the seven seas lagoon. disney also put up warnings signs and ropes to prevent visitors from going into the water. probes is on martha's vine- yard with his family for vacation. they're staying in the same
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last night they went to dinner at a local restaurant. look at the president's swing right there. >> pretty good. >> not bad. about a 15, 20 handicap. a warning for drivers at the gas pump. the new way scammers are trying to steal your information. and the amazing sight caught on video during a fishing trip. first, this morning's sports. >> mets and yankees off today. on sunday, the mets beat the dwriergz 3-1. the yankees took indians. the yankees also announced that alex rodriguez is playing his last game friday, august 12th, then becoming a special advisor and instructor within the organization.
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denying reports of trying to commit suicide in prism. the former runner is serving a sentence for killing his girlfriend. he says he shot her by mistake. on saturday, he went to a hospital for treatment of wrist injuries, then returned to his cell. he told officials he fell out of bed. a consumer alert for drivers. a new way to steal your bank information at the gas pump. it's happened at several gas stations in dallas. someone hacked into the pumping machines and installed bluetooth enabled credit card
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thieves. >> they do it in a split second. put it on. they obviously have knowledge of the pump. >> it makes sense knowing that bluetooth is short range, easy to install, micro, small. >> the skimming devices were found at four exxon stations throughout the dallas area. 6:52 now. time for a check of traffic and weather on the 2s. hi, vanessa. >> good morning. it's going to be a beautiful, summer day. summer being the keyword there. it's going to be hot today, but with low humidity and tof so, mid- and upper 80s is where we're heading today. i think we'll have a couple of low 90s out there. going to the beach, there is a moderate risk of rip currents along our ocean shores. rain chances look like this. today it's going to stay dry. tomorrow, maybe a stray shower. maybe. but as we head into the mid- week forecast and beyond, showers and storms become likely. humidity levels will be rising, but i tell you, we can use some rain, but it's not happening today. today will be a beauty. now to alex denis with the
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a portion of the bqe is closed for the morning ride, causing extensive delays. jim smith is live with the details for us. hi, jim. >> reporter: yes, alex, the eastbound or northbound bqe at hamilton avenue. the tractor-trailer overturned. they just uprighted it, however, the cargo, budweiser beer, has to be cleaned off the roadway vently once the truck is clear out. the delays go back to the verrazano bridge. blocks the lane at the belt parkway and lefferts boulevard. there are signal problems at jfk airport. some trains have delays for you. all other mass transit is on or close to schedule. alternate side is in effect citywide. be saifrks don't text and drive. >> thank you, alex. a wild scene caught on camera. a huge mako shark is seen jumping out of the water again and again near san diego. the captain says he was
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them hooked the shark, but it broke away. martin believes the shark weighed well over 500 pounds. if you've ever seen wicked tuna, okay, you know what it's like to bring these in. i mean, big, very powerful. would you look at that guy? holy cow. >> he wasn't having any of it. gail king and charlie rose join us with a preview this morning. good morning. >> we're still getting dressed, but we will be ready at 7:00. >> we got yes, we're doing cuff links and belts. >> she's still -- has a hangover from the white house party. good morning, chris and mary. breaking news, delta air lines sees major delays after a worldwide system outage. and a 10-year-old dies on the tallest water slide in the world. we will take you to kansas city with the latest on that terrible investigation. and we'll show you how hackers can take over your car in less than six minutes.
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hamilton on broadway is right here in studio 57. all 6 that and more. the news is back in the morning and we'll see you in a few minutes. >> gail, when you're there, do you ever take coasters or anything? like a keepsake. >> maybe a napkin. >> cool. >> see you at 7:00. >> maybe a glass. you know. >> just a little something something. >> see you. what you need to know before you go.
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fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things fferently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in. i know it's in. it's in, but it's not working. i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh absolutely. i like that. tech support that lets your technician
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here's what you need to know. a queens community will gather with elected officials today to discuss the search for a jogger's killer. 30-year-old karina vetrano was murdered last tuesday inside a howard beach park. tonight's meetingis st. helen catholic church. delta air lines grounded all flights scheduled to leave this morning after experiencing an unspecified outage. in a statement, delta said flights awaiting departure are currently delayed, but flights en route are operating normally. there are crowds stranded at airports across the world. after 12 years as a bronx bomber, a-rod is retiring his cleats and sliding into a new role as special advisor and instructor for young yankees players.
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conference yesterday. his last game as a player will be friday. tickets to the game have already sky rocketed. now over to alex denis with a final look at traffic. >> there is an overturned tractor-trailer blocking all lanes making your way eastbound at the bqe at exit 26, which is hamilton avenue. this is a live look from chopper 2. miles of traffic extending back to the viersano bridge. to the george washington bridge, there is a 30, minute delay at the holland tunnel,a back to you. it's going mob a beautiful day, mid- and upper 80s for us. lots of sunshine, low humidity. looking fab through start your workweek. tonight, 70 degrees. mainly clear. tomorrow, 86 with a mix of sunshine and clouds. wednesday and beyond, humidity levels crank up with chances of showers and storms throughout the weekend. we will have another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching.
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up next. have a great morning. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, august 8th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? breaking news. delta airlines grounded all departing flights overnight after a >> an accident on the world's tallest waterslide kills a 10 yer 10-year-old boy. we are in kansas to determine what happened. >> fiblmichael phelps and katie ledecky make history in the olympics and an upset with serena and venus williams. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. this is an issue of delta passengers across the globe and lines and crowds are continuing

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