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it is fore 30 and 75 degrees already. bring the umbrella before you leave the house. good morning. >> welcome to cbs news. we begin with breaking news jersey city. at least one person is dead and several hurt after shots fired near a church. it's very much an active scene this morning. you can see police had this area between park and grant street shutdown as this investigation gets underway. all of this unfolding around 11:30 last night.
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one of those people was killed are also learning the two other people injured are teenage girls with possible injuries to their head. so far we have seen investigators in and out of the church. this is what the scene looked like earlier this morning. they been collecting evidence for the better part of this morning. it appears to be a large part of their investigation we also saw them bring a man as they tried to piece together what happens leading up to the shooting. the hudson county prosecutor's office is the lead investigator on this case. we are waiting for more information from them. but three people were shot overnight and one of those dead. so for we've not learned the identity of the person who was killed.
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to identify a trio of man suspected in a violent mugging this summer. early in the morning of june 6 the 54-year-old man was in the stairwell of a building in far rockaway he was struck in the head with an unknown object. the suspect took his cell phone and fled. the victim was taken to the hospital. good morning. >> good morning. enough said. i have my umbrella and i encourage you to take yours. it will not be a washout there will not be nonstop rain but that will be passing showers and storms. you can see that patch through parts of westchester into the south shore. look up state and west. there is moisture coming in from the south and a slow- moving front that will compress the air and served an extra
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ironically maybe a degree or two cooler with the humidity it will feel like low 90s. we have a heat advisory to talk about coming up. always cool and collected is alex teves. changes here is some red. an overturned vehicle on the jersey turnpike northbound entering exit 14. the right lane blocked from the north bay extension. anticipate that. delayed. your moving well at the grand central pkwy. near laguardia. alternate site is in effect citywide. hikers are safe after being rescued in palisades park 15 hikers state out past dark on the trail near a rock formation of as the giant stairs and were unable to see their way out. the last two hikers were
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am. some of the hikers rescued by boat and others are able to walk back. park police say no one was hurt the nypd could stop protecting major stadiums and venues because of the contract about to expire christine sloan has the story. >> reporter: fans watching the mets game in citi field say they feel safe knowing nypd officers in uniform keep an eye on the stadium. >> the nypd is program we have around the country. >> reporter: nypd officers who patrol citi field and many other venues including a constadium and madison square garden are part of the nypd detail program. with the precinct of the work on their days off for extra cash alongside private security officers. many gomez is a former officer. >> the paint detail was named so that organizations such as
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york city active-duty officers working security on their premises. >> reporter: on thursday and old nypd contract with dozens of different organizations runs out the new one requires venues to accept legal responsibility for these officers. sources said many organizations will not do that because it is costly. that means you might not see nypd officers the next time you go to an event >> compensation or disability etc. gets passed on to the organization that hires the paint detail officer. >> reporter: nypd released a short statement saying the nypd paid detail program remains in effect adding this was done in order to more clearly address issues of legal representation. >> that sounds absurd. you need cops here.
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they have their uniforms on and radios they can call for assistance if necessary >> reporter: we were unable to get comments from the nets and other organizations including the yankees who would not talk about the contract. pba president patrick went to not come into their butts and police officers are paid a market rate and one afterlife on extra work with the detail. hospital and credible condition after a major fire in the bronx yesterday afternoon. it spread to four other buildings. one firefighter suffered heat stroke and cardiac arrest another extreme heat stroke. a third nearly had his arm severed in an accident with a truck. >> to have a member come in -- i saw his arm and shoulder and it was very upsetting. we do with tough things but it was a tough day for the fire
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>> reporter: the fourth firefighters trip for birds and released. no civilian to hurt. the fire was caused by children playing with a rag near a stovetop. we have a live report from the hospital coming up. for people are recovering from injuries after a car driven by an 88-year-old woman slammed into a bus stop three people were hurt along with the driver but the injuries are not life-threatening. this happened on union turnpike near hyde park after 5 pm yesterday. the woman apparently lost control a driver was injured in the bronx when a tree fell onto the pickup truck. this happened before 4 pm yesterday near heron avenue. the driver was taken to saint barnabas hospital for observation. no word what caused the tree to topple. nypd investigating how a man pulled a gun from a police officer's altered and opened fire. this happened yesterday in bedford park section of the
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exquisite outside he managed to grab one officer's gun he fired 15 shots. a deli worker was killed always nice and respectable. his only crime was he cared much the toy ended up in the situation >> he was warning people about the man when he was shot the other officer shot was mugged twice and reported in stable condition investigators reviewing surveillance video to figure out how he got hold the babies in maryland tested positive for potentially deadly that's area. the were being treated at prince george's hospital neonatal intensive care the hospital shut down the unit and transferred nine infants in all to other hospitals in the area. the bacteria known as pseudomonas can be deadly for people with compromised immune systems. officials say the bacteria might have originated in water pipes and chris will begin disinfecting the plumbing in
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a deadly accident during a gun demonstration in florida. a woman was shot to death by a police officer in front of 30 people attending a citizen police academy class. the officer was showing participants how to use a gun during a live role-playing exercise. the police department call this a horrible accident saying the gun was meant to shoot blanks. is that it shot live bullets. they are investigating what went wrong. coming up a warning for walkers how an early morning workout routine could put some at risk and new information on the zika virus. we have humidity on the rise during the day and some rain coming down. a sticky feel. storms come through later.
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was attacked by a black bear while feeding his cats. >> he faces one count of providing false information. the wildlife investigators determined the story was not true and authorities found him at his home wednesday bleeding from his arm. they determined is injuries did not come from a bear but from an unrelated accident the night before. good morning. let's talk about with our weather watchers. we have numbers in th 76 brooklyn. always reliable with observation from brooklyn. a black squirrel. and speaking of the critter corner 71 and he has his dog out.
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tony has 70 and it is spoil your dog day. a dog inside is not a bad site to see because with feet and humidity those walks will be short and they will need extra water. bike you will need extra water. but you don't have to laugh at out of a bowl. just take breaks and enjoy. if you were thursday it's a disciplined of drinking water to up on a day like today. cloudy and 75. winds out of the south at 5. we have 70 in monticello. 75 in the city. these numbers compared to yesterday and what is ironic is this afternoon it will be a few degrees cooler with the clouds and moisture. this is the flip side. dew points already in the mid- to upper 60s to 71 in the city. that dew point is 10 degrees
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humidity to deal with today. this field like numbers will slow you down the with the high of 85. scattered showers this morning. we have drizzle and a line of storms to the north. and then we have moisture to the south and added moisture in the atmosphere. not a lot of coverage. and the around lunchtime light passing showers. it could affect parts of the city and in the afternoon that's when we see the scattered nature of these storms. that is wednesday. thursday the same thing. thursday afternoon the same thing. and then friday morning the same thing. and friday afternoon the same thing. some of these storms by friday and saturday could pack a punch . we could see gusty winds around them and also periods of heavy rain.
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and humidity into the weekend. it feels like summer. good morning. we have changes for you already. an accident northbound on the van week at the grand central pkwy. there's also overturned vehicle on the new jersey turnpike northbound as you approach exit 14. the right lane is blocked. alternate side parking is in effect citywide so be safe. updates. 15 hikers rescued by part lease in palisades park overnight. at least two of the hikers were disabled. there were told the group stayed out past dark your rock formation known as the giant stairs and could not find their way out of the park. some rescued by boat and others walked back. no one was hurt
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$20,000 in a murder case of a jogger karina vetrano who essentially assaulted and strangled in spring creek park in howard beach queens last week. paul ryan has defeated a longshot republican primary challenger who had been praised by donald trump. it was his first reelection win city became speaker last fall if you visit a staten island park you might notice significant police presence this morning. officers on patrol after visitors were beaten while jogging or walking in the early morning. emily smith has the story. staten islanders are seeing nypd officers inside the park rather than patrolling around the perimeter. a police source tells us it is all because of a series of muggings over the last week. and investigators will only say teenagers seem to be the suspects. >> deerfield over the cops around? >> yes i feel more safe but if there year something might be wrong >> reporter: most recent robbery monday night. cops say a phenol jogger became the
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a prior incident involved a group of teenagers running with their track team. we're told five men attacked them and demanded cell phones and cash. the suspects left without anything but the victims have been beaten. >> reporter: the area is safe it's nice year it was shocking to hear what happened. >> reporter: this week the nypd used social media warning people on the north shore to be extra vigilant. between says avoid walking alone look confident and be aware of your surroundings. travel in well lit areas. police also say have your keys -- how your keys ready to enter your car or presence quickly and whether in or out of the car make sure it is locked. staten island councilman joe crowley says he's been asking for extra police presence in parks for years. >> staten island is a large borough with an extremely large amount of parkland and there's not always going ability to control all of that. it might have been visible from the street >> despite the warnings the nypd says robberies are down
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the precinct saying the tweet serves as a reminder to keep safe police have not released detailed descriptions of the suspects the zika virus continue to spread. helped american firms a new born in texas died as a result. the baby girl was born with defects including microcephaly at hospital outside houston. the mother travel to el salvador where she might have become infected. in florida ther new cases in miami-dade county bringing the total to 21 cases not related to travel outside the us. a person from palm beach county grisly travel to miami and the only area with active zika transmissions. meanwhile lawmakers including frank pomona college and congress to reconvene to approve immediate funding to help fight the virus.
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75 like a bit of rain today. welcome back. crews on the upper w. side road. out the red carpet for the hollywood royalty. meryl streep was on hand to premier her new film. >> she plays a real-life 1940s era was determined to make a big is upper singer even though she did not have the voice. hugh right place her husband says her portrayal was extraordinary.
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was talking to florence or two maelbeek -- they start to blend. >> >> reporter: big bang theory simon helberg also starred as the pianist who must train for her debut. he says he was never stored alongside the legendary actress but somehow he was able to pull it together and pull it off let's get to traffic and weather. i heard a rumor she will be stick around on cbs. in the building now the ac is on and it's going to be cranking. 75 now. 85 this afternoon. the concern is for the passing storm. heat advisory kicks in at 2 pm for the city. building heat. we're going to see day after day of temperatures above normal with a lot of humidity.
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we have changes for your morning ride an accident northbound at the grand central pkwy. at the grand central pkwy. once you make your way past the scene we have a smooth commute. and overturned vehicle blocking the right lane on the entrance ramp from the new york-based extension to the turnpike causing delays. root 3 and rutherford an accident blocking the left lane. right before the service road and not causing heavy delay but you will come across flashing signal problems at morris park northbound subway 5 trains are running with delays. coming up in the next half- hour mystery on the water the long island ghost votes have the committee asking where did the owners go? a controversy on long island. a recycling center is putting their health at risk. in the town do anything about
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choking dust and heavy truck traffic is with some long island residents say they deal with living your a concrete recycling plants. >> the committee is considering new restrictions jennifer mclogan reports. >> reporter: the family is cutting back on time spent outside. they live on grand boulevard near the industrial park on the newcastle west reporter. a concrete recycling plant floors >> we don't want to breathe in the polluted air and our kids..the kids love their trembling but the parents fret about using the backyard pool and barbecue. one block away from the crushing and grinding. mixing and matching of cement and dust particles spewing into the air. although our present spot out cement brooms and another with a hose with the task seemed challenging. >> you have health concerns >> yes i have sickle cell so most times i stay in hospital
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recycler that towers over the local pool. and school. and houses of worship. numbers have been completed for years about heavy cement and concrete truck traffic from across the tri-state rumbling through at all hours. >> we walk in feel allowed noise. >> reporter: one plant in the klay thompson cement into a storm water pipe. flooding damaged the community center. town officials say they've heard enough they have similar plans to ban the release of concrete into the wawa curtail hours and more >> we're asking them to and close their crushing operation and cover any piles that may produce dust by pick up of wind and also control some of the noise. with some sound attenuating measures pick we can do to follow breaking news. one person is dead and several injured in a shooting we're
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coming up on 5:00. 75 degrees for your wednesday, august 10th. pack that umbrella. we are expecting showers this morning. >> and flames tear through a gnome in the bronx, criticalically injuring firefighters a glen in new jersey police are on the scene of a deadly shooting. >> good morning. i am chris wragge. >> and i one man is dead after shots were fired near a church. >> janelle has more. >> reporter: police are still on the scene. a large focus of their investigation centered around this church, the holy ghost tabernacle ministries here at park street. we want to show you what this scene looked like. focusing around 11:30 last night when shots were fired by
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three people were shot. one man was killed, as you mentioned, and two teenagers were injured with possible graze wounds to their head. again the investigation largely focused around this church. we have seen investigators from the hudson county prosecutor's office as well as new jersey police in and out of the church collecting evidence. we also saw them return to the seen with possibly a witness to the case. so far they have not released the incident or the condition of the two girls injured. we are told the hudson county prosecutor's office is taking the lead on the case. as we get additional details we will bring them to you. reporting live from jersey city, janelle burrell, cbs2 news. and new video of suspects accused of stealing a religious
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paul church in williamsburg. it was recovered a week later by a man that said he found knit a trash can. that is an update on that situation for you. and we may have showers. bring your umbrella with you this morning. hey, john, it is 5:02. >> yes. the numbers will be in the mid 80s but it will feel warmer with the humidity. today and over the next few days we will need to manage the humidity and the numbers will spike over the weekend. there is a brief shower in fairfield county, in the sound and suffolk. if you are planning a trip whether it is up state new york of pa, you could run into more significant storms. isolated storms possible any time during the day today. air temperatures around 92 by the weekend. 5:02.
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good morning. for your morning drive there is an accident northbound on the grand central parkway causing minor delays. also following an accident with overturned vehicle blocking the right lane on the exit ramp from the newark bay extension ramp to the ramp there. and delays on the uptown 5 train due the we have delays. be safe. don't text and drive. a bronx fire leaves three of new york's bravest in critical condition this morning. >> the fire broke out at a home in wakefield and spread to nearby buildings. now the firefighters are being treated at a medical center. >> reporter: the injuries stem from a fire, chris and mary, but also a truck accident, when a crew from queens was coming to help out here in the bronx.
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firefighters criticalically injured. the four alarm fire started by kids playing with a stove moved fast on 235th street in the wakefield section. by the end of the day four firefighters were sent to the hospital from two separate scenes. >> we deal with a lot of tough scenes but it was a tough day for the fire department. >> reporter: it started when flames broke out at a home early yesterday afternoon, spreading to four others. the hot fire on a hot day proved especialdi to put it out. 51-year-old firefighter joseph brady had a heart attack. 34-year-old firefighter patrick morello had heat stroke, both in critical condition. >> heat stroke is a very serious injury. the man's temperature was extremely high and his heartrate was extremely high. >> reporter: and a 52-year-old lieutenant had burn injuries
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at the scene others were called to the borough to provide back up staffing. that is how a fourth firefighter was several hurt three miles away at westchester avenue and waters place. ladder 138 firefighter nearly had his arm torn off when his truck crashed beam. investigators believe he was waving to warn someone and then since see the beam. the mayor stopped by the jacobi medical center for an update. the fbi commissioner saying it is a day for prayers for their members. so, to recap a total of four firefighters were injured. this morning the fire department said three of them remain here at jacobi in critical condition. they could not say weather
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reporting live from jacobi medical center, andrea grymes, cbs2 news. and the fbi doubles the award in the murder of katrina catranoo, scheduled attacks and strangled and left on the side of the path. the award is $20,000 leading to the arrest and conviction of her killer. and the investigation continues on the killer of vanessa marquardt. her body was found after going for a run a few hours later. she was a account manager for google in manhattan. police are not sure if the attack was random or if she was targeted. and hillary clinton holds a rally in iowa and donald trump holds rallies in visualize and florida. but a remark clinton made --
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has people wondering if he is talking about votes or violence. >> if she gets to pick her judge, nothing you can do, folks, although if there is a 2nd amendment, maybe there is. >> that allusion to the 2nd amendment with was seen by many as a promotions of armed violence. the statement said this is... after the conference trump seemed unaware of the controversy and rudy guiliani came to his offense. >> you are talking about the people in power of the 2nd amendment and they have tremendous political fire. >> i have seen democratics equated it to condoning violence. not what that was? >> oh, no, no. this is political power. >> this is the clinton trick book that you fall for all the
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disavowing the presidents at one event in florida after the father of one of the nightclub shooters showed up. he even talked about the terror attack in which his son killed 49 people. matine showed up because he is a registered democrat. the biggest background states are led by clinton. clinton is said to one point, 46% to 45%, within the margin of error, up 7 points from last month. in ohio she is at 49%. last month she and trump were tied at 41%. and in pennsylvania she gets 52% of the vote. trump was two points ahead there. delta needs one day before getting completely back on schedule. the carrier is expected to cancel some 90 flight this is
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an outage on monday causing 1,000 flights to be grounded and another 700 yesterday, not to mention major delays systemwide. >> that is a long, long road to getting back on time. that is for sure. the time is 9 minutes after the hour. the hit-and-run that happened so fast she never saw it coming. now the injured victim returns to the scene as she mourning they are dog that didn't survive. >> and a marina mystery island. who is dumping derelict votes leaving tax payers paying for the removal. >> and severe weather risks if you are sneaking away for fun. take the rain gear. you will need the shades and umbrella at times. i will explain. traffic and weather on the 2s, coming up. i know - and tha you so much for that.
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it is 5:12. time for weather and traffic on the 2s. >> i brought my umbrella. >> can i borrow it? >> yesterday i posted it was a good hair day. but people won't like my hair today. >> is that your hair? >> yes, immigrant is. i have weeds! yes, tabring your umbrella out with you today.
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see air advisories posted, too. we already have a heat advisory that the national weather service brought to our attention for later in the city. they do that when the comp in nation of the heat and humidity may be 95. it could -- combination of the heat and humidity may be the 95. here we are. 76 in the city. dew points already at 72. it is soupy. you step outside -- i mean i was out early this morning and the dogs were like dad, no. so, yes, it will be one of those days. i didn't know they could talk. 85 we will feel normal. 83 is the average. 98 and 5 the records. not this year. 6:02 at 8:00 evening.
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after 8:00. that makes me feel sad. passing showers this morning. they will be hit and miss this afternoon. if your umbrella doesn't get a workout today, it will over the next few. numbers will be in the mid 80s. we will see more cloud cover and more humidity. and in the next few days we will see more in the way of heat and humidity. a sticky storm today. a sticky storm tomorrow, a sticky storm on friday. we are dealing with the potential, too, by friday, to really be able to wring some moisture out of the atmosphere, so we are concerned about pockets of heavier rain. that too will be catch as can catch where parts of the area will see half an inch, others will stop before that. it is a busier pattern as we have a steamy summer rut over the next few days peaking
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sunday to monday. plan on it. pace yourself and try to conserve energy, as well. full of energy? i know. that is alex denis. good morning, everyone. overall it is a smooth ride. but there is an accident on the van wyck northbound at the grand central parkway. minor delays through the area. expect a temporary hold on the jersey brown bridge. the process is clearing and it extends back to the west shore expressway on east rutherford there is a accident blocking the service drive. route 17 and 109 in the garten state parkway still moving well. alternate side parking is in affect citywide. be safe. don't text and drive. a brooklyn woman that had no idea when she took her dog for a walk on friday, it would be her last together. >> yes. the woman was killed. while police were able to get
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to be an arrest. i sat down with the victim in this exclusive story. >> he was so happy. he was healthy. he was five years old. it is so awful that he is not here anymore, you know? >> reporter: emotions are running high for cat sullivan. she is fortunate to be alive after getting mowed down friday afternoon just after 2:00 p.m. while walking they are dog, andy. >> he was lying on the asphalt i mean, so i went over and picked him up and held him in my arms. >> reporter: andy was a pomeranian mix cat had rescued as a pup. she left corporate america to start a dog walking business named cat and andy. this is where they were hit, as the corner of mar gus garby and hart. they came to the intersection. the light changed, they took three step into the intersection and never saw it
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sharply, it was almost as if she was aiming for us. >> reporter: cat's foot was run over by the suv and sustained road rashes from the burn and bruises all over her body. today she returned to the scene of the hit-and-run. >> thank you. andy was about right over here. i was over here. >> reporter: did you know at that time that andy with us gone? >> yes, i did. i hoped that he had gotten gotten away, but she ran right over him. >> reporter: cat knows it was a she because the driver in the black suv, stopped, got out, saw what she had done, then left the scene. witnesses got the license plate and cat has been following up with the police daily. >> i was always very nice. yesterday he said you will have to be patient and wait for someone to contact you. i said i am not someone to
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>> reporter: the nypd tells us quote this remains an active investigation. no arrests at this time. >> we found out if you have a story you would like us to cover or need help in any way, reach out to us on facebook.com/cbsnew york. she left corporate america to start this dog walking business. cat and andy is the business, can't even do that with the broken ribs. >> but with the license plate number she should be able to track this person down. >> yes. we will follow it. a band of boats are a growing problem on long island. >> tax payers are footing the bill to remove them. in the past week two ghost ships were found and it can cost about $5,000 each to remove them. now the waters are said to be becoming a dumping ground.
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nobody gives away gold for free. these are all garbage that have to be at the tax payer's expense to be exposed of. 19 minutes past the hour. back-to-school could be called back to spending more cash. but there are apps that can save you money. this story ahead at 5:30. >> and a good dead at a grocery store goes a long way. how one woman changed another woman's life with just traffic alert on the 2 -- traffic and weather on the 2s.
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you probably heard me singing this song. >> well, i think what beneed is time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> you know i love to dance during the breaks. >> we will be streaming it live for a small service f [ laughing ] . the morning rush. we have a stray shower and then you start to really feel the humidity. more stormy in the afternoon. now localized flooding is possible. that, my friend, is the
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off chance of these showers and storms today, tomorrow, friday, saturday and sunday. and you have the heat and humidity as well. that is on the rise. in fact, even today we have a heat advisory with the real feel numbers mid to upper 90s. pace yourself and exercise caution and always listen to alex. hi, alex. >> good morning, john. thank you. overall a smooth drive. there is an accident at the van wyck northbound causing minor delays through and at the new jersey turnpike at newark, liberty, an accidents there on the garden parkway. no issues to report. northbound there are five trains running with delays. signal problems at morris park. the alternate side city parking
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all right. michael phelps won his medals. >> and the usa team had 26 total count and nine of them gold medals. coming up tonight the mets will try to bounce back against the diamondbacks and the yankees will try to do the same in boston. here is a 2-0 nothing in the 3rd. four this typifies the yankee night, maybe the season. chase headily off the monster, trying to turn it into a triple. yes, he is out. steven max looking for his second win since may 25th. struck out 9 but gave him a pair of solo homers. after neil walker gave the met as 3-2 lead. bases clearing triple as the mets lost 5-3. i am otis
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a new mexico woman was overcome -- a new mexico woman was overcome -- a new jersey woman was overcome at the grocery store. here is more. >> reporter: lonely, and broke in the frustrating search for a job. things got worse when the 28- year-old didn't have enough money in food stamps to cover the cost of her grocery. she used the debit card to pay but needed the item for rent. when she tried to return the items to customer service a stranger gave her the $30 she needed out of the blue, making stair are feel like she hit the lottery.
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said take it and walked away. >> reporter: she was so stunned she didn't get the name of the woman that helped her. but if the come sees is story, she wants her to know she didn't just give her $30, but gave her hope. >> she picked me up and kept he me going in a rough time -- kept me going in a rough time like this. >> it is great. i hope more people start doing that. >> ree sure how she will pay this forward >> i thought about that a lot, actually. >> reporter: she hopes to change someone else's world the way the stop and shop stranger changed hers. jessica leighton, cbs2 news. >> something tells me once she lands that job and has a little more means, she will do just that. >> we are rooting for her. sarah, all the best to you. >> yes. lost in the dark.
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of new jersey hikers, plus this >> a man shot and killed overnight in jersey city. live at the scene, coming up. >> and back-to-school shopping can be expensive. find out which apps can help save you money, right after
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it is 5:30. 76 degrees on this wednesday, august 10th. grab the umbrella. some showers and thunderstorms today. traffic and weather on the 2s coming your way in just a moment. and a long island community takes unusual measures to find an underwater threat. now they are using this machine to fight back. >> and three of new york's bravest hospitalized this morning. two injured in a fire and another in a but first, breaking news in jersey city. a jersey injures two teenagers and kills a young man. good morning. i am mary calvi. >> and i am chris wragge. police are looking for a shooter that left one person dead in jersey city, our top story. >> reporter: yes. our last update here has police on the scene now reopening the avenue. you can see where the investigation is focused
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that is the holy ghost tabernacle ministries. this church has a community center. it appears inside that hall last night is where those gunshots erupted around 11:30 p.m. we want to show you video of what the scene looked like earlier. we know so far three people were shot. one of those people, a man and teenaged girls were injured, heads. we have seen from the new jersey police and hudson county prosecutor's office in and out of the church collecting evidence, processing the scene inside. so far, though, the prosecutor's office has not released the name of the man killed. they haven't yet told us the condition of those two girls who were injured, but the prosecutor's office now the lead investigators on this case. again, one man killed and two teenagers injured in this gunfire overnight.
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jersey city, janelle burrell, cbs2 news. >> thank you, janelle. new this morning police in queens trying to identify a trio of men suspected in a violent mugging earlier this summer. the 54-year-old man was in the stairwell of a building when he was struck in the head of an unknown object. this was near rock away. the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. and we have traffic and weather now on >> at times. >> that is all you have? >> what i was going to do is carry around john's umbrella all day. >> you have to remember, not the golf umbrella because it get as little windy. you don't won't to be the guy with the golf umbrella. you can't wear a coat. it is hot, humid and there are passing showers. make sure you are ready for that. that is pattern over the next few days.
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the city. showers and storms up state. the numbers for you? well, yes. it will be stressful. 85. temperatures will be in the 90s starting tomorrow. >> johnny, these feels like are getting hot. >> i kno >> thank you, john. well, if you are traveling there is a accident on the van wyck northbound. it is causing minor delays through the area. it is moving well in the grand centrapa airport. still seeing cancellations for delta customers following computer problems. subway changes. expect delays on uptown 5 trains due to signal problems. alternate parking in affect today. be safe. don't text and drive. three firefighters are in the hospital this morning in critical condition after a major fire in the bronx. >> it broke out yesterday at a home in wakefield and quickly spread. we have more live with cbs2
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medical center where the firefighters are being treated. andrea? >> reporter: chris and mary, two of the firefighters were injured in the fire. a third was injured in a gruesome accident when his crew was coming from queens to help here in the bronx. the fire commissioner is now asking for prayers. the four alarm fire started by kids playing with a stove moved fast on 253rd street in the wakefield section. by the end hospital from two separate scenes. >> it was a tough day for the fire department. >> reporter: it started when flames broke out at a home here early in the afternoon, spreading to four others. the hot fire on a hot day proved especially difficult and dangerous for crews trying to put it out. 55-year-old firefighters joey brady had a heart attack. patrick morello had severe heat stroke, both in critical
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serious injury. the man's temperature was extremely high. his heartrate was extremely high. >> reporter: the 54-year-old lieutenant had burn injuries and treated at the hospital and released. since so many bronx crews were at the fire scene other companies were called to the borough to provide back up staffing where a fourth firefighter was severely hurt in a freak accident at westchester place. the 45-year-old firefighter nearly had his arm torn off whenties truck crashed into an elevator beam. investigators believe he was waving to barn someone and didn't see the beam. >> to have oo researching injuries and to have a member come in -- i saw his arm and shoulder -- it is very upsetting. >> reporter: the mayor stopped by for an update yesterday. the fbi commissioner saying it
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members. and it is said doctors were working feverishly to save o'rourke's arm. the fire department could not say whether or not they have were successful. outside jacobi medical center, andrea grymes, cbs2 news. >> thank you, andrea. a group of hikers is safe this morning after being rescued at palisades interstate park. according to police 15 hikers stayed out past dark on a trail near a rock formation known as the giant stairs unable to see their way out. they were finally broughtous, who are disabled, by 3:00 in the morning. park police say no one was hurt. a deadly accident during a live gun demonstration in punt gore dauntley, florida. a woman -- in punta gore dauntley, florida. a woman was shot to death. the officer was showing participants how to use a gun during a live role-playing exercise.
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saying the gun was meant to shoot a blank. they are investigating how this could have happened. the officer is on administrative leave. in the belong injured when a giant tree fell on his pickup truck. it happened just before 4:00 yesterday on pelham avenue. no word on what caused the tree to topple. the man was taken to the hospital in serious condition. well, bike thefts have been a big problem in hoboken for the past three months. police made a dozen arrests late monday night. two suspects are adults and the others range in age from 13 to
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past -- juveniles involved from past arrests. now we can see they are forming together and mobilizing to do big attacks on bike owners. >> hoboken police say bikes should be secured with heavy duty locks or kept inside. a newborn in texas has died as a result of zika. the baby girl was born with birth defect, including microcephaly, at a houston. the mother traveled to el salvador where she may have been infected. now there are 21 days in florida, not related to travel outside the u.s. , including a person from palm beach county who recently traveled to miami, the only area with active conditions. it is 5:38.
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which homes and businesses are under high water restrictions. >> and it looks like a tractor on the water. how this big machine could help a water problem in suffolk county. and rumor has it the nfl wants ahad he will to headline next year's super bowl show. is it true? we will explain. >> and you can connect with us during the program in the morning and all day long.
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later this week federal investigators will process data of the cargo ship that sank last year with 33 people on board. searchers recovered the black box from the el faro. the 790-foot freighter ship went down near the bahamas during hurricane joaquin. the data recorder will be brought from the surface. they are expected to return from sea on friday.
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westchester county due to a supply problem. all residents and businesses are on what is called a high water restriction. car washing and the use of lawn sprinklers is prohibited until further notice as the town tries to preserve water. it stems from a problem at the commerce pump station. 5:42. time for traffic and weather. joen? >> hey, mary. let's see what the weather watchers are watching and it is the heat and humidity. in brooklyn, new york city and parts of the p.a. john mccormick commenting about the clouds and rain in and around the area, as well. an unsettled pattern. here is some fun with the the pictures. christy says buddy wants in on the spoil your dog day. gio will be spoiled. i know that. thank you, dana.
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kids. the kids are wrapping up their summer, maybe summer in camp. maybe they are hanging out with mom and dad. they need the sunscreen and they need to take water breaks, particularly thursday into saturday. it will be hot and sticky. there are the clouds john has been talking about. threatening clouds. precome innocent winds out of the south -- precome innocent winds out of the south. an isolated thunderstorm, as well. 85 will feel like 92 so that will slow you down. the ultraviolet index is down due to the extra cloud cover with the numbers dialing down a degree or two. the pollen is medium. the air quality is still good today but humidity is on the rise.
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with certain ailments. that is not the best recipe for you. make sure you are ready for that. this is what we are talking about. light rain right now. heavier rain to the north and west. we will see this pattern continue day after day where you see the pop-up storms. the model still wrestling with totals. parts of the area is seeing 1 to 3 inches of rain in the burnt orange there. some folks around half an inch. again, it will be hit and miss. we will see variety around the area with the and storms. 85 with calm winds south at 15. feels steamy and sticky, and those are the words over the next few days. you are already at 90 tomorrow with real feels between 95 and 100 thursday into saturday. some of the storms friday and possibly app into saturday could really pack quite a punch with gusty winds and brief rain, heavy rain, as well. i know i am a drag. sorry about that. hopefully you are not dragging though.
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alex. >> i don't have much better news, john. there is an accident on the van wyck northbound blocking the ramp to the grand central parkway. a live look at the entrance to the outbound side of the lincoln tunnel. inbound no issue, either. the bridge bridge and holland tunnel are safe, as well. be safe and don't text and drive. good morning mary and chris. stocks on wall street managed small gains led by health care and telecommunications companies. the dow gained 3 points and the nasdaq finished 12 points higher for its second record close in less than a week.
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beating expectations on wall street. profits rose 9% in north america and the news set the markets trading. the reason it is doing well is the popularity of designer items collaborated collaborated with design powerhouse state court widesman. well well, ride sharing and coffee could soon go hand in hand. lyft will start selling gift cards as starbucks locations, helping them to gain marketshare and compete with their rival, uberer. a ville many in suffolk had
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fight against goods pollution. >> it is a machine that eats algae. >> the pond is so polluted you can't go paddle boarding, swimming. >> reporter: or fishing. four years ago a dog died after licking the pond tainted algae waters which can make people very sick. people question the overuse of sprinklers to keep expansive
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introducing exotic foreign shrubs and bushes to the land skype. >> as you put down this landscape you are using more fertilizer and nitrogen and you need the water that requires it. it becomes a vicious circle. >> reporter: now neighbors are being told to be more responsible. >> i think it is a travesty. there are people that make their living off the pond. they have been back here since 1648. >> reporter: now the nitr up to be taken to a compost facility. the algae eating machine will be used through september to decide whether it helped with the reversal of algae blooms. suffolk county is considering legislation to require upgraded environmentally sensitive septic systems when homes are sold or transferred. could adele be saying hello to the super bowl.
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the cost of back-to-school supplies. we have the apps to save you big buck. >> and here is oat with a quick -- otis livingston with a quick check of sports. good morning, everybody. the mets fell to the diamondsbacks. they will try to bounce back tonight and the yankees will try to do the same up in bean
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[incoming message beep] the average text takes your eyes off the road for nearly five seconds. [screaming] stop the texts. stop the wrecks.
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will be able to purchase quite an extensive collection of hers. it will travel the world before going to auction in november. hey, john, good morning. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> yes. a kiss on the cheek can be quite continental but diamonds are a girl's best friend. all right. we have cloudy skies overhead and a blast from the past. primarily the winds are out of t feels warmer than that. we are also concerned about rip currents. if you are going to the beach you could see a passing storm but you will also be battling the waves. use the buddy system and pace yourself. really with the south wind it feels better for the south facing beaches of long island. warm for the jersey shore. heat advisory kicks in at 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. feels like mid to upper 90s. guess what, that is a pattern through sunday. heat and humidity are way up
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some storms popping up. could be heavy at times. traffic is getting heavy. what is up, alex? in queen, john, there is an unauthorized -- in queens, john, there is an unauthorized truck that stems back to the q garden interchange. and a blockage of the ramp on the grand central parkway. and an accident on the lower level of the queens bound, blocking the right lanement traffic is moving th clears out. alternate parking is in affect citywide. be safe. don't text and drive. the nfl is drawing up plays for next super bowl's halftime show and rumor has it it wants adele in the starting line-up, now on the world tour for her album 25. she told the sun the league is doing everything possible to get adele because it can bank
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this is good. super bowl li takes place next february, in houston, texas. >> we will all be watching, for sure. well, it is time for back- to-school and there is a lot of shopping to be done. >> back-to-school shopping can add up. it gets expensive. >> you just wait, chris back- to-school shopping has got more expensive than ever. the average parent will spend that is per child, but there are some ways to save. for kids back-to-school means back to cool. but for parents back-to-school shopping can be stressful. according to a national survey nearly 30% of parents polled say back-to-school shopping put as strain on family finances. >> we are definitely going to see prices increasing and parents in particular will be buying their kids electronics for the back-to-school season. tablet, laptops, even
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that can save your sanity while saving you money. raid laser helps keep your loyalty points all in one place. and if you are the bar code of the product you need, it can help you find the best deals so you aren't paying more than you need to. shop kick gives you points just for walking in stores which can be redeemed for a gift card, giving parent as little something, too. >> jcpenney has great offers on bath & job has great deals on everything -- & beyond has great deals on everything from lunchboxes and more. >> reporter: and you can save extra cash while others are "finding dory." >> big box office hits are influencing back-to-school trends. star wars, frozen, angry bird, all these images on
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lunchboxes. >> although they are popular, they tend to be 20% to 30% more expensive so here is the tip. buy a plain book cover and your kids can decorate it themselves. >> yes. this brings in he to my favorite commercial every year this time of year. it is like this, walking down the aisles. it is the best. >> yes. if you want to spend lots of money, send college. then it gets really fun. >> that is for sure. >> somebody likes to vent about the cost of college. >> hey, we are not complaining. it has been pretty nice. >> yes. watch the kids as they play today. it will be hot and humid. >> minor delays around the area. nothing really out of the ordinary. >> and still ahead, a cbs2 news exclusive. no more cops at concerts? the expiring nypd contract that could put your safety at risk.
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some guessing what he meant. >> and a shooting in new jersey injured two teens and kills a young man. more cbs2 news this morning
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live from studio 46, this is cbs 2 news this morning. >> it is 6:00. 76 degrees on this wednesday, august 10th. after a beautiful stretch, a change in the forecast. hot and humid with passing showers and thunderstorms. good morning. i'm mary. >> i'm chris. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in the morning. first, here is your morning news to go. breaking news in jersey city, a shooting kills a young man and injures two all morning collecting evidence. we'll have a live update coming up. we deal with a lot of tough things, but it was a tough day for the fire department. >> three of new york's bravest are hospitalized this morning, two injured in a fire, another in a freak accident that could cost him a limb. a fourth firefighter suffered serious burns, but he was released. how did this all happen? we'll have a live update from the hospital coming up. lost in the dark, a group of hikers is safe this morning after scary moments in a new
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them to safety. that sounds almost absurd. you need cops here. >> a major security concern this morning. the nypd protection at concerts and sporting events could soon be disbanded if a contract expires. what's keeping the contract from being renewed. we have details in a cbs 2 exclusive report. if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although, the 2nd amendment people, maybe there is. >> what did donald trp respond by calling him, quote, dangerous, but donald trump claims he was not suggesting violence. still ahead, what a former new york stay mayor said in trump's defense. >> it's creeping up. going to do it again! he won it! >> yeah.
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his 20th gold medal, but the gold rush didn't end there last night for phelps and the u.s. not long after that, his team would earn him a 21st gold medal in the relay. the swimmers aren't the only olympians getting praise. wait until you hear about the u.s. women's gymnastics team. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. john. >> kind of a gold medal day. today we may have to have it bronze because we are going to see some steamy conditions. i mean, look at that. actually, a little bit of fog i the area, as well, and then the fog clears. we aren't going to clear away the heat and humidity. it starts today, and then we see the numbers climb over the next few days. with that kind of moisture in the atmosphere, stray shower can't be ruled out really at any time, and then you have the possibility of some thunderstorms later today, and then that's the pattern over the next few days. heat and humidity combining to give you that storm chance each and every day. numbers today, not that far off the mark. 83 is the normal high, but 85
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sure you're ready for that. we're ready with more of your forecast, but right now, if you've got to take off, listen to alex. >> john, thank you. good morning, everyone. taking a look at live drive map in queens. there is an unauthorized truck now. it has closed the jackie robinson westbound. crews are working to remove that truck, but as you make your way through the area, know that you are going to face some delays. also an accident on the northbound blocks the ramp from the grand central parkway. we through the area there. another accident on the northbound side of the van wick also blocks right lane. on queensborough bridge there is a crash at the lower level. traffic, though, is still able to get by. we'll let you know when this clears completely. don't text and drive. mary and chris, back to you. >> alex thank you. now, to breaking news in jersey city, one man is dead, at least two teens are hurt after
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>> cbs 2 janelle live in jersey city with more this morning. >> chris, police clearing the scene here just a short time ago. that gunfire erupting in that store front church you see here behind us called the holy ghost tabernacle ministries here. those shots apparently fired inside its community hall where a party was hosted last night. here is what the scene looks like earlier. what we know so far, three people struck in that gunfire. one of those people, a young man, was killed, and were injured are teenage girls with possible injuries to their heads. now, we spoke with the man who knows someone who was inside that party last night. he, himself, heard those gunshots and deskriebs what happened next. >> we heard gunshots. wasn't really sure if it was gunshots or not, but then we saw police lights and everything, and then my friend called around
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niece and nephews were fine and everything. we had no idea it was here. who would think in jersey city that something would happen at a church? >> and we have seen investigators in and out of that store front church overnight. again, they just cleared the scene here a short time ago. they have not yet released the name of the man who was killed or the conditions of those two teenage girls who were injured. we're told that the hudson county prosecutor's office, now the lead investigators in this case. of course, details, we will pass them on along to you. for now, we are reporting live in jersey city, janelle, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. three of new york's bravest in critical condition this morning after a bronx fire. >> cbs 2 andrea grimes joins us live. >> the fire commissioner was asking for prayers for his men, two of them injured in that fire, a third severely injured in a truck accident when his crew was coming from queens to
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>> the four-alarm fire started by kids playing with a stove, moved fast on 235th street in the wakefield section. by the end of the day, four firefighters were sent to the hospital from two separate scenes. >> it was a tough day for the fire department. >> it all started when flames broke out at a home here early yesterday afternoon, spreading to four others. the hot fire on a hot day proved especially difficult and dangerous for crews trying to putt 51-year-old firefighter joseph brady had a heart attack. 34-year-old firefighter patrick morelo had severe heatstroke, both in critical condition. 54-year-old lieutenant joseph martorell had burn injuries but was treated at the hospital and released. since so many bronx crews were at the fire scene, other companies were called to provide backup staffing. that's how a fourth firefighter was severely hurt in a freak
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place. 44-year-old firefighter sean o'roark nearly had his arm torn off when his truck crashed into an elevated subway beam. investigators believe he was waving to warn someone and didn't see the beam. >> i saw his arm and his shoulder. it was very upsetting. >> doctors were working feverishly last night in surgery to try to save his arm. as of this morning, the fire department could not say whether or not theyre four firefighters were injured in both of those incidents yesterday. three of them remain here in critical condition. live outside jacoby medical center, andrea grimes, cbs 2 news. now to campaign 2016, hilary clinton holds a rally in des moin e, iowa today. it was a remark trump made about clinton in north carolina yesterday that has people wondering if he was talking about votes or violence. >> she gets to pick her judges,
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although the 2nd amendment people, maybe there is. >> that was seen by many as a promotion of armed violence. clinton's camp quickly released a statement saying, "this is simple, what trump is saying is dangerous. a person seeking to be the president of the united states should not suggest violence in any way." in an interview shortly after the rally, trump seemed unaware of the controversy. >> i think you're talking about -- i'm not sure because i haven't heard of but i think you're talking about the power of people that are in favor of the 2nd amendment, and they have tremendous political power. >> i've seen statements from democrats so far who have equated it to condoning violence. not what that was? >> oh, no, no. this is political power. >> may i add onto that? >> yes. >> i mean, this is -- this is the clinton trickbook that you fall for all the time. >> the clinton campaign is disavowing the presence of one
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shooter shows up. during the speech, clinton talked about the terror attack in which his son killed 49 people. he says he was invited toth -- to the rally because he is a registered democrat. the three biggest battleground states now lean towards clinton according to new polling. in na fla, clinton is ahead by just one point, 46 to 45%. that's within the margin of error. but clinton is last month. in ohio, she is at 49%. last month, she and trump were tied at 41. in pennsylvania, clinton now gets 52% of the vote. last month, trump was two points ahead there. nine minutes after the hour. coming up only on cbs 2, why the nypd could stop providing security at concerts and sporting events. plus, police up the reward to end the death of a howard beach jogger. and was a new jersey man really attacked by a bear?
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time is now 6:12. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. hi, johnny. >> hey, chris, hi, everybody. let's get ready for it. heat and humidity and passing showers and storms over the next few days. right now, though, we are dealing with a little wet weather out on the east end. 71 in riverhead right now.
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this is her comment. 71 feels like 84. hey, i appreciate this. big ed sent in this picture. 73 with clouds in lebanon. here's the trick, you got to sneak up on these things. they'll see you then fly away. nice work there. now, a question, let's do it with a question, shall we? don't hate me for this. this is casey in westport, 72 degrees. clouds had wet weather through parts of fairfield county, variation, what causes them, wind direction, speed, moon, other? first off, casey, we love you. we are so happy we send in those observations, but that's somewhat of a misnomer. it's not a rip tide. it's a rip current. tides obviously are related to the moon, but rip currents, that onshore push, all that energy seeks to channel out. that's why you see these rip currents. also if we look at the map, that's why usually with the south wind, the rip current risk
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beaches of long island as opposed toth jersey -- to the jersey shore. so, yeah, it's the energy piling up. you get caught in that current, that's why you just can't fight it. you have to wait until it loosens its grip, then you work your way back in. so if today is a beach day, buddy system, and be mindful. mind that poll. now, from the poll to the pool, it's going to be muggy. clouds and sun. here's the deal, the kids are going to get in, going to something in the distance, got to get them out of the pool. it'll be a day like that not only at the beach but at the pool where you say see interruptions during the day. 77 in north vail. new york city, dpraet neck, 73 in toms river right now and riverhead. numbers, though, somewhat misleading. even though it's cooler than it was yesterday, it will feel warmer. feels like the mid 90s by midday. here are the shower activity. light shower activity just toth e -- to the
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contributing to that rip current risk but also keeping the heat and humidity up. we really start to feel it tomorrow and then look at the peak numbers coming in on saturday. so get ready for that. let's get you ready for work now with alex. >> john, thank you. another slow ride. here is a live look from chopper 2. there is an accident now blocking the left lane southbound at the bridge. we have heavy delays now that extend through the area. several vehicles involved in that crash. left lane blocked. a travel southbound. we'll continue to update you on this alert. hopefully it will clear sooner rather than later. queens it's an unauthorized truck that closed the jackie robinson westbound. we also have two lanes blocked on 684 northbound just south of the sawmill. stop-and-go traffic now extends back to route 172. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. do be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex, thank you.
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the nypd could stop protecting major events and venues. >> christine with the story you'll only see here. >> fans watching the mets game say they feel safe knowing nypd officers in uniform keep an eye on the stadium. >> i think the nypd is the best cop program we have around the country. >> the nypd officers who patrol citi field and many other venn use, incin and madison square garden, are part of the nypd's paid detail program. with the precinct here, they work on their days off for extra cash alongside private security officers. manny gomez is a former nypd officer. >> the detail was made so that private organizations, such as the new york yankees, et cetera, could have uniformed police new york city active duty police officers working security on their premises.
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different organizations runs out. the new one requires venues to accept legal responsibility for these officers. sources tell me many organizations won't do that because it's too costly. that means you may in the see nypd officers the next time you go to an event. >> so any liability, workers' compensation, disability, et cetera, goes -- gets passed to the officer. >> the nypd released a short statementing, quote, the nypd paid detail program remains in effect adding this was done in order to more clearly address issues of legal representation. >> that sounds almost absurd. you need cops here. >> is the public going to be safe as it is with the nypd? >> of course, the nypd is the best trained. they have their uniforms on. they have radios that they could call for assistance if necessary. >> we were unable to get comment
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organizations, including the yankees, who would not talk about the contract. at citi field in queens, christine sloan, cbs 2 news. >> president patrick lifrng would not comment on the contract but says if police officers were paid a market rate of pay, they would not have to rely on extra work with the detail. the nypd doubles the reward in the murder case. it's been more than a week since she was sexually assaulted and strange l information leading to an arrest and conviction of her killer. the search is also on for a killer of a 27-year-old girl vanessa marcotte. on sunday she went for a ride in princeton, massachusetts. her body was found a few later. police say they're not sure if the attack was random or if marcotte was targeted. delta airlines says it needs one more day before getting
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cancel some 90 flights this morning. delta's computer systems are back up and running after they were knocked out by an outage on monday, that outage causing more than 1,000 flights to be grounded then and another 700 yesterday, not to mention major delays system wide. >> i tell you, people going to be like just get me to my destination, please. 6:19 right now. up next, why the new jersey man who claimed he was attacked by a bear is having trouble with the law. we'll explain. going for the gold over and overin the u.s. swim team, and women's
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a man is in trouble after claiming he was attacked by a black bear while feeding his cats. jeffrey wilson now faces one count of providing false information. state wildlife investigators determined wilson's story was not true. authorities found him at his home last wednesday bleeding from his arm. they determined his injuries did not come unrelated accident the night before. 6:22. it is time for traffic and weather on the 2's. john, good morning. >> hey, good morning, you guys. here's the deal. all about the heat and humidity, humidity really through the roof over the next several days. it's going to be hot. try to save energy and conserve your own physical energy. pace yourself, drink lots of water day after day of a storm chance, too. peak heat is over the weekend.
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up later in the show. right now, though, traffic details you need now. that's right. good morning, everyone. here is a live look from chopper 2. there's an accident blocking the left lane southbound. it's at the bridge. we have heavy delays now making their way through the area. we'll let you know when this clears out. queen, an unauthorized truck closing the jackie robinson westbound. alternate side, it's in effect city wide. be safe. don't text and drive. chris and mary. >> okay. alex, thank you. n about the olympic games in rio. michael phelps had another golden night in the pool. but first, the latest medal count, team usa remains on top. china and japan are next in total medals won. now, for local sports action, let's get to cbs 2 otis livingston. >> coming up tonight the mets will try to bounce back against
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in the 3rd. gave up 2-run double to pedroya. this typified the yankee night, maybe their season. chase headley off the monster trying to turn it into a triple, but, yeah, he's out. yankees lose 5-3. looking for just his second win since may 25th. struck out but gave pair of solo homers. the diamondbacks led 2-1. after walker gave the mets a 3-2 lead with 2-run bases clearing. triple as the mets lost 5-3. i'm otis livingston. that's your cbs 2 sports update. okay. this morning's 2 talkers, a special welcome to instagram from iron man. >> first, michael phelps continues to strike gold at the olympics. >> michael phelps lost the 200-meter butterfly at the 2012 olympics in london. last night was his chance to
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holding off a japanese swimmer by .4 of a second. that earned him his 21st career gold medal. he earned his 20th earlier last night along with 21 golds, phelps has four other medals, two silver, two bronze, the most of any olympian ever. he was all smiled looked to be maybe filled with a little emotion as they played the national anthem we've been discussing. he is incredible. the u.s. women's gymnastics team made it their second consecutive gold medal with strong performances in all events. it began with the vault and ended with simone biles' spectacular floor exercise. biles a three-time world champion, there it is, considered to be the person to beat for the women's all around gold medal. russia took silver. china the bronze. chris, i know you've been watching closely. you said if she doesn't win. >> it would be a -- the biggest
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everybody. >> they are saying five golds for her. >> some sports even saying maybe she would be hailed the best of all time. >> without a doubt. the height she gets is incredible. and the team competition, this -- these five yesterday, they won by eight points. to give you an idea, winning by one point is the equivalent of, like, winning by three touchdowns in a football game. they won by eight points. other teams shouldn't have even been in the arena. incredible. >> so excited for them. actor robert downey jr. had a colleague tom huddlesto instagram. the iron man star posted a picture of huddletton when he was wearing i heart t.s. join me in welcoming the biggest tony stark fan of them all to instagram. of course is downey jr.'s superhero marvel comic. >> of course. we all have an i love t.s. t-shirt.
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still ahead, mystery on the water. the long island ghost boats have a community asking where did the owners go. the story coming up. we continue to follow breaking news out of new jersey where two teenagers have been injured and another person killed in a shooting. we are live on the scene. cbs 2 news this morning
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it is 6:30. 78 degrees on this wednesday, august 10th. hot and stormy today. bring that umbrella with you. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2 east coming up. plus, a mystery, who's dumping boats leaving taxpayers on the hook for their trash? first, breaking news in jersey city. a shooting injures two teens and kills a young man. >> good morning. >> thanks for waking up with u in jersey. city police are looking for at least one shooter fired near a church killing one man and wounding two girls. >> cbs 2's janelle life -- live in jersey city. >> we are learning that gunfire actually erupted inside that church here. it's a store front church called the holy ghost tabernacle ministries. those shots apparently fired
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last night. we want to show you video of what the scene looked like earlier. three people were struck during that gunfire, one of those people, a young man, was killed. we are learning that the two others who were injured are teenage girls with injuries to their head. we spoke with a man who knows someone who was actually inside that party last night. he says he heard the gunshots and then describes for us what happened next. >> we heard gunshots of time. wasn't really sure if it was gunshots or not, but then we saw police lights and everything. then my friend called around the corner, check and see if her niece and nephews were fine and everything. we had no idea it was here. who would think in jersey city that something would happen at a church? >> and late into the night and into this morning, we saw investigators in and out of that church here on communipaw avenue
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morning and the search for that shooter continues. so far, police have not identified the man who was killed or given us an update about the injuries of those two teenage girls who were hurt here last night. the hudson county prosecutor's office, now the lead investigators in this case. we are awaiting more details from them pertaining to this incident here last night. for now, we are reporting live this morning from jersey city, cbs 2 news. >> janelle, thank you. 6:32 right now. time for tfi the 2's. john, take it away. >> you want to keep it light. you want to keep it loose. obviously some sunscreen and some protection. little bit of umbrella as we are going to be dealing with passing storms, but it's the heat and humidity that's really going to slow you down. we are working on potential real feel numbers. we'll share that coming up in the main hit. look at the big storms upstate. if that's your destination today, you could see a storm earlier in the day. we have on-and-off showers
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the ingredients you need for those storms. we've got them all today and over the next few. 85 will feel warmer. we are going to talk about that combination of heat and humidity and what it means for you coming up in just a bit, but what does a stalled truck or wreck mean for you right now? >> means delays. if you are traveling, it is another slow ride. here is a live look from chopper 2. there is an accident, several vehicles involved blocking the left lane southbound. as we pull out for you, you can see major delays through the area. we'll let you know when this clears out. for now, give yourself plenty of time. also in kweens, an unauthorized truck that closed the jackie robinson. crews there are working to remove the truck. there's about a 15-minute delay at the lincoln tunnel. a 10-minute wait at the george washington bridge at the holland. don't text and drive.
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cancellations and delays on delta flights following outages earlier this week. three firefighters are in the hospital this morning in critical condition after a major fire in the bronx. >> it broke out yesterday at a home in wakefield and quickly spread. cbs 2's andrea grimes is live where the firefighters are being treated. andrea. >> chris and mary, two of those firefighters still in critical condition were injured in that fire. a third nearly had his arm torn off. he was coming from queens the bronx to help out. all three remain in critical condition here this morning. >> the four-alarm fire started by kids playing with a stove, moved fast on 235th street in the wakefield section. by the end of the day, four firefighters were sent to the hospital from two separate scenes. >> we deal with a lot of tough things, but it was a tough day for the fire department. >> it all started when flames broke out at a home here early yesterday afternoon, spreading
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especially difficult and dangerous for crews trying to put it out. 51-year-old firefighter joseph brady had a heart attack. 34-year-old firefighter patrick morelo had severe heatstroke, both in critical condition. >> heatstroke is a very serious injury. the man's temperature was extremely high. his heart rate was extremely high. >> 54-year-old lieutenant joseph was treated at the hospital and released. since so many bronx crews were at the fire scene, other companies were called to provide backup staffing. that's how a fourth firefighter was severely hurt in a freak accident about three miles away at westchester avenue and waters place. 44-year-old firefighter sean orourke nearly had his arm torn off when his truck crashed into an elevated subway beam.
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was waving to warn someone and didn't see the beam. >> to have life-threatening injuries, then when we are here, to have a member come in. i saw his arm and shoulder. i was very upset. >> mayor stopped by for an update yesterday. fdny commissioner daniel saying it's a day for prayers for their members. >> o'rourke was in surgery last night. doctors were trying to save his arm. this morning, the fire department could not tell us if they were successful. reporting live outside medical center, andrea grimes, krshg baskerville 2 news. -- cbs 2 news. a group of hikers is safe this morning after being rescued. according to police, 15 hikers stayed out past dark on a trail near a rock formation known as the giant stairs and were unable to see their way out. the last two hikers who are disabled were finally brought back at 3:00 this morning. some of the hikers were rescued by boat. others were able to walk back. park police say no one was hurt.
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live gun demonstration in punta gorda, florida. a woman was shot to death by a police officer in front of more than 30 people attending a citizen police academy class. the officer was showing participants how to use a gun during a live role-playing exercise. the police department calling this a horrible accident saying the gun was meant to shoot a blank. they are investigating what went wrong. the police officer involved is on administrative leave. four people are recovering from injuriess woman slammed into a bus stop. three people were hurt along with the driver but we're told the injuries are not life threatening. it happened on union turnpike in new hyde park. police say a woman had a mechanical issue with her tire that forced her to veer off the road. in the bronx, a driver was injured when a giant tree fell on his pickup truck. the incident happened just before 4:00 yesterday afternoon near herring avenue. the driver was taken to st. barnabus hospital for observation.
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new this morning, three babies in maryland tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria. the babies were being treated at prince george's hospital neonatal intensive care unit. the bacteria can be deadly for people with compromised immune systems. hospital officials say the bacteria may have originated in water pipes. crews will begin disinfecting the plumbing today. the zika virus continues to spread here in the health department confirms a newborn in texas has died as a result of zika. the baby girl was born with birth defects including microcephaly at a hospital in suburban houston. the child's mother traveled to el salvador during her pregnancy. in florida, there are new cases in miami-dade county. that includes a person from palm bsh beach county.
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including new jersey congressman frank, are calling on congress to reconvene approving immediate funding to help fight the zika virus. a federal appeals court upheld -- the court ruled it would violate a law banning sports gambling in all but four states, nevada, oregon, montana, and delaware. new jersey has made two attempts at legalizing sports gambling to shore up atlantic city casinos. major professional sports teams are opposed claiming a mystery on the water, the long island ghost boats have a community asking where did the owners go. and run down while walking her dog. the search that left a woman injured and her dog dead. how one woman changed another woman's life with just $30. have a story you'd like us to investigate in cbs 2 is on the case. call our toll free tip line at 800-ch2-news. it's easy and confidential.
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talking about it >> if you want to stop doing your laundry, you can because if you do it during the middle part of your day, you are running down to power grid, and it causes problems. >> i perspire literally getting on the elevator and getting off the elevator. >> three times already this morning. >> i got to do laundry. >> you got to think all these things through. it is lazy day. not a bad day to be laze di. just pace yourself. it's also smores day to enjoy a
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73 in white plains and sparta. 75 in the hamptons. yun what's -- you know what's interesting is these numbers compared to yesterday, it's a lot warmer out the door, but this afternoon maybe a degree cooler because of the cloud cover. it's the dew points, the dew point and the heat index. 79 is the heat index already with a dew point of 71, and that dew point is about 10 degrees higher than it was yesterday. so the real kind of the real key here. 85 for a high. misleading because it'll feel like 92. so let's take a look ahead and what we can anticipate. this amp -- afternoon, 95 to almost a hundred for those real feel numbers. into thursday afternoon, even in the city, it could feel like 103. i mean, this is serious stuff. up into the hudson valley, you're going to be dealing with these triple-digit heat index
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so make sure you pace yourself, not only to take care of yourself, the kids, mom and dad, the pets, but also, watch the old meter. it's going to be running. heat index kicks in even today for the city. uv is down a bit. pollen down a bit. air quality good right now, but that will likely suffer, as well, over the next few days. so i know i'm a nag, but just pace yourself. also, let's make sure the car is ready for the heat. what's going on, alex? >> you're right. another slow ride 2. there is an accident. three vehicles involved blocking the left lane as you make your way southbound at the bridge. it's causing some heavier than normal traffic through the area. extensive delays. hopefully it will clear sooner rather than later. also in queens, there's an unauthorized truck chl it has closed the jackie robinson westbound between the gardens interchange and metropolitan avenue as crews work to still remove the truck. two accidents, now a report on the northbound side causing
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at northern boulevard. changes for metro north riders as well. you take the new haven line or har lem line, do anticipate a 15-minute delay due to a disabled train getting word on the crash. i'm going to have that for you coming up. for now, alternate side park sg in effect city wide. be safe. don't text and drive. back to you. they're called ghost ships, abandoned boats in waters, just left there by their owners. >> as cbs news reports, it's a growing and expensive problem for >> the words "dump me" spill out the te mand of whoever ditched this 34-foot cabin cruiser at a bab lon town marina. its captain abandoned ship. >> it's cheap, easy. they drop it off there and disappear. >> they don't care. you know what, dump it, let the taxpayers pay it. it's just disgusting. it really is terrible. >> it's not the first ghost ship or the last. town of babylon officials say their waters have become a dumping ground.
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adrift or tied to buoys in the great south bay. >> they cut out the hull, the cabinet. they take the anchor line. >> the latest, this 28-foot craft abandoned at venetian shores park stripped of its name, hull identification number rubbed off, and anything of value ripped out. >> they dump them because they're junk, and they're not worth anything. nobody gives gold away for free. these are all garbage that have to be at taxpayers' expense. >> boats fiberglass and wood that rots. unlike cars that retain some of their value even when junked because of thaer metal. a dozen of tleez floating clungers each year are leaving taxpayers on the hook up to $5,000 each to dispose of legally. >> for most guys, they don't have the lift to get them out of the boat onto land into a trailer and to bring it to a boat yard, of course, you're $4,000 maybe, maybe more.
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the fuel tanks out of it and the batteries and dump it properly and pay money? just dump it here. >> scavengers are now stripping them of what little stainless steel, mahogany is left. they may install cameras at town marinas, but that, too, will cost taxpayers. in the town of babylon, cbs 2 news. >> if caught, the owner of an abandoned boat can face hefty fines and criminal charges. it is a brooklyn woman mowed down in a hit and run is sharing her story. on friday, cat sullivan and her dog were hit. sullivan says the driver got out of her black suv, saw what she did, and then fled the scene . the driver ran over sullivan's foot leaving her with road rash burns and bruises all over hr body, including two broken ribs. her dog was killed instantly. >> was laying on the asphalt,
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i mean -- and so i went over and picked him up and -- and held him in my arms. >> we found out about this story when kat reached out to me on facebook yesterday. if you have a story you think we should cover, please let us know, facebook.com/cbsnew york. police in hobok eshgn say they've broken up a bicycle theft ring run mostly by teenagers. bike thefts have been a big problem for the past three months. police made a dozen arrests late the others range in age from 13 to 17. >> we knew we had juveniles involved from past arrests. now, this shows we are a juvenile group that actually formed together, organized, and mobilized to try to do this big attack on our bike owners. >> hoboken police say bikes should be secured with a heavy duty lock or kept inside the home cht time now, 6:48. still ahead, paying it forward. a local woman tries to track
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help when in one was watching. good morning, everyone. the yankees lost to the red sox 5-3. the mets to the diamondbacks 5-3. they'll try to bounce back tonight. the yankees will try to do the
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rolled out the red carpet for hollywood royalty last night. streep plays the real-life 1940s heiress determined to make it as a big opera singer even though she didn't really have the voice to do to. hugh grant, who plays her husband, says portrayal was extraordinary. >> i struggled sometimes to know whether i was talking to florence or to meryl because the two start to blend. in the end, i used to call her what she was. >> he says she was little nervous working alongside the legendary actress, but he made it through apparently. 6:52 cht let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2's. >> what's he gonna do? all right. orion point, you are dealing with heavy rain. we see more off toth north -- to
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force those fluids and take care of yourself. also, gee, watch your time. >> get out the door. it's another slow ride. here is a live look from chopper 2 where there is an accident involving several vehicles at the bridge causing delays that extend back now to northern boulevard through the area. also an accident blocking two lanes on the major northbound at park. delays here back past exit 8, which is 179th street. changes for anticipate a 15-minute delay due to a disabled train. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. do be safe. don't text and drive. a nj nmg -- new jersey woman is hoping to find the stranger that gave her more than just hope. sar ra hall says she was having a string of bad days and feeling frustrated as she searched for jobs. she says things got worse saturday when she didn't have enough money in food stamps to cover the cost of her groceries at a stop and shop in south orange.
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but she needed that money for rent. when she tried to return some items, a stranger gave her the $30. hall says she felt like she hit the lottery. >> picked me up and just kept me going in a really rough time right now. >> hall was so stunned, she didn't get the woman's name but hopes she'll be able to help someone the way that stranger helped her. >> i hope she's able to land that job that she's so desperately looking for then she can do the same. i bet you it'd be nice to see if we can connect these two. if this woman happens to be watching and she was the one nice enough to hand over that $30, love to put the two of you together. >> what you need to know before
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one man was killed and two teenage girls were shot, possibly in the head, near a church in jersey city. investigators are collecting clues outside several buildings, including the holy ghost tabernacle ministry church. three firefighters in
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wakefield section of the bronx. one firefighter suffered heatstroke and cardiac arrest. another extreme heatstroke, a third nearly had his arm severed in an accident with his truck. no civilians were hurt. donald trump says his remarks at a north carolina event yesterday are being misinterpreted. some thought he was advocating armed violence when he suggested there might be some 2nd amendment solution to hilary clinton's judicial picks. the clinton campaign called trump's comments, quote, dangerous. swimmer michael phelps medal at the olympics last night in the pres stroke. he held off a japanese swimmer by just four one hundredths of a second and helped his teammates win the relay. we have an accident blocking two lanes on the major as you make your way northbound. we have delays that extend back to exit 8, growing through the area, that's about 179th street. there's also an accident blocking the left lane. as you continue on the
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causing delays that extend back now to northern boulevard. we have changes for metro north riders as well. if you take the new haven line or har lem line, you need to anticipate at least a 15-minute delay due to a disabled train. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. be safe. don't text and drive. we have heat and humidity over the next few days. today, we start. 85 your high. that's actually a degree or two cooler than it was yesterday, but the concern is going to be with that added humidity, there's a better chance for storms. already some passingrs it gets challenging. 90 tomorrow will feel like 95 to 100 and then 100 plus for heat index values friday into saturday. smf those storms wrapping up the weekend of the first part of the weekend, could pack quite a punch with some brief, heavy rain and gusty winds. so take care of yourself. >> thanks, john. we'll have another check into the news and weather coming up in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching. cbs this morning is next.
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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, august 10th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? donald trump defends his comments that many say invited violence against hillary clinton. and newly released e-mails suggest closeie clinton's state department and her family's foundation. a florida police officer kills a 73-year-old woman during a citizen training exercise. the police chief calls it a horrible accident. plus, michael phelps wins his 21st gold medal. the women's gymnastics team beat the russians but men say they are getting too much credit by the triumph of the women. we begin this morning with a

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