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it is 4:30, 80 degrees already on this thursday, august 11th. another warm day with afternoon showers expected. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s coming up. but, first, a man who scaled a midtown skyscraper has a message for donald trump. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs morning. the virginia man is at bellevue hospital for psychological evaluation after creating turmoil at trump tower. >> he scaled the side of the skyscraper, hoping for a meeting with the gop presidential nominee. cbs 2's janelle burrell joins us live from trump tower this morning with more. janelle. >>reporter: well, chris, it certainly was people watching it unfold live here at trump tower. people all around the world watching this ordeal unfold, it
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after it started -- all comeing to an end three hours after it start. the daring climber claimed he was on a mission to speak with donald trump, but after the three-hour ordeal, the only meeting he got was one with police. >> i reached out, i took hold of his hand, and i said, sir, you need to come with me. >>reporter: the spectacle beginning around 3:30 wednesday afternoon, gripping tense moments, hundreds watching below from the ground as the 19- trump tower. he began his ascent a few hours from this outdoor terrace using suction cups used to continue inching his way. from this video taken from inside the tower, you can actually hear the sound of the powerful suctions as they attached to the glass. >> i think he's probably a nut job trying to get to the top. >>reporter: police trying to corner him, cutting open windows. others lowered in large buckets to surround him, attempting to reason with him unsuccessfully. so what was his motive?
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earlier this week directed to donald trump. >> the reason i climb the tower was to get your attention because i sought this conventional means, i would be much less likely to have success. >>reporter: it eventually took the nypd reremoving a large window pane where they were able to grab him from the 21st floor and drag him inside for safety >> he's going to be psychological evaluated an placed under arrest. we're working with the manhattan district attorney's office to determine the pp morning still pending against that virginia man. donald trump himself actually was not here during that ordeal, but he did put out a tweet yet commending the nypd for their work. with all of this coming to a safe conclusion. reporting live this morning from midtown, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> okay, janelle, thank you. time now 4:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john, good morning. >> hey, good morning, chris, hi, mary, and hello, everybody.
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day, and we are going to see numbers up a bit, and with those high dewpoints, the real feel numbers likely right around the century mark. i know, the century mark. all right. we've got some clouds overhead. there's moisture in the atmosphere. i mean, you could see a shower really anytime during the day, but the odds are lower today. the odds for rain an storms will go up as we work our way into the weekend. but yesterday i tell you what, the atmosphere, there's so much instability, we learned you can get these popup storms and ve today, though, even at lunchtime it feels like the mid- 90s, 90 your high today, feeling like 100 in the city. so pace yourself and be smart is. i think the smartest thing, though, you can do right now is listen to alex. >>reporter: thank you, john. already some minor changes as you make your way for the morning ride. there is an accident and a down street light on route 80 as you make your way westbound at exit 62. season in saddlebrook. it's been moved to the shoulder. as you travel through the area, you see that crews are out there, so plan for that. also route 17 southbound is
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is in paramus. we have some late-running construction. traffic there being detoured off at midland avenue. southbound 5 trains as far as subways are concerned are returning with delays due to signal problems at morris park. all other mass transit, though, is on or close to schedule for you. if you're taking new jersey path, new jersey transit or lirr. alternate sides in effect today, be safe, don't text and drive. chris, back to you. >> thank you. last night etrump trour drama is not the first time we've seen extreme behavior in tony looks at some previous incidents and the emotions behind them. >> just amazing how many people are there watching this man. >>reporter: whether playing out in full view on live tv or captured by surveillance camera, campaign 2016 is marked by the odd, the unusual an the angry. >> anger is all the way around in this cycle, much more so than in the past. >>reporter: psychologist bart rossi says we're seeing that anger manifest in the theft of
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arson attack on a pro-trump "t" on staten island >> in this case trump really kind of gets you. he really agitates some people to act out impulsively and that retained anger shows up. >>reporter: we're also seeing passions run high for the presidential candidate, such as the pennsylvania woman who painted her farm house to support donald trump. >> here i get lots of honks and waves. >>reporter: rossi says these passionate supporters view trump as the man america great again. >> this is how they show it, this is how they are emotionally charged, and this is how they may demonstrate that. >>reporter: there's an ugly tone to some of what's happening. a trump supporter used a slur against hillary clinton on a sign at his gas station, while an irish bar owner plastered a picture of donald trump in a urinal. was wednesday's tower climb the height of the campaign craziness? we'll know in 90 days. tony iello, cbs 2 news.
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terrifying moments as people jumped to safety from a burning big. >> cbs 2's andrea grymes joins us live from the scene in bedford park. an dree, a what's the latest this morning. >>reporter: and, chris and mary, yeah, one person jumped from this home about 10 people total were injured. let's show you some video from earlier this morning of the flames shooting out of this house at 261 east 202nd street this. began around 2:15 this morning. it took about an hour for crews to get this under control. 10 people total were injured, three firefighters with minor injuries, six civilians with minor injuries, including -- and one additional person who jumped from a first floor window about 15 feet to the ground who escaped the flames and the smoke. the fire department says this one was tough for firefighters because of that heavy smoke, and just a lot of stuff inside
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take a listen to what some of the people here had to say. >> glass was everywhere and they were pushing out of the way and a piece almost fell on my dad. the fireman pushed him out to smaik sure that he was -- to make sure that he was okay. >>reporter: about 70 firefighters were on scene. they just recently cleared out a few moments ago. no word yet on how this fire started, but at this point the de appear to be suspicious. reporting live in the bedford park section of the bronx, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news >> an dree, a thank you. new video this morning of the suspect wanted for destroying seven tractor- trailers in east new york, brooklyn last month. police say the man in the video left seven vehicles mostly garbage trucks torched. it took the fdny hours to put out all of the fires. five of the seven trucks have markings for tts trucking company in newark, leading some to believe they may have been targeted. a queens father is
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daughter's killer. 30-year-old karina vetrano was attacked last week as she jogged alone in a marshy area of spring creek park in howard beach. police say she'd been sexually assaulted and strangled. vertrano's father is a retired firefighter and 9/11 first responder. he says the family is raising money to add to the police reward. as of last night a go fund me page had raised well in excess of their $100,000 goal. >> during the past years people have come u for my service, if there's anything we can do. well, now there's something you can do. please help me now. >> the nypd is offering $20,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction. governor christie is being called a liar. his new documents emerge in the bridge gate scandal. in newly-released text messages, a staffer claims christie, quote, flatout lied during a 2013 news conference. back then the governor said his staff was not involved in the
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yesterday the governor denied the latest allegations. >> it's ridiculous. it's nothing new, and so that's it. there's nothing new to talk about. >> a former port authority appointee and christie's former chief of staff are charged with corruption and fraud. they go on trial next month. an update to that deadly jersey city shooting we first told you about yesterday. a gunman opened fire at a party in a church, leaving a teenager dead and two others weuned. the holy ghost tabernacle ministries was rented out for a private party for young people started shooting in the crowded church hall. city officials say it was not ran do. >> an individual entered the party last night. he shot the victim twice in the head, it was targeted. >> two girls ages 12 and 16 were wounded. mayor philip says the 17-year- old victim had a loaded gun on him. his name has not been released. investigators have leads to identify that shooter. time now is 4:39.
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police protection at big venues. a contract with the nypd was set to expire. concerns were growing over safety at future event, now there may be more time to actually resolve this issue. and cbs 2 demanding answers and getting action, what lawmakers are doing about long lines at the new jersey dmv. i'll tell you what, the a.c. is going to be on in the car today. it's going to be a hot one, and we're sweating it too. possible afternoon thunderstorm? you bet. and then it gets even hotter. traffic and weather on
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at 4:froorks let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2s -- at 4:42, let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2s. hi, john. >> hey there, mary and chris. the potential for a storm. we're going to talk about yes' attorney in just a bit as well. elaine reminding us to turn the a.c.
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we high humidity up into parts of the hudson valley. irappreciate this from kristy. she has 75 right now, some clouds overhead, and this picture that she sent yesterday, this was right there route 9w, and obviously you see slickened roads and what can happen, a little bit of hydroplaning and too much speed, and you can see problems like this, major headache and personal pain. let's talk about some other weather news from yesterday an go back in just draw your attention so we get your focus right here. this is in the afternoon hours this. is a three-hour loop. you see much of the area is just seeing filtered sun. but out on parts of long island, it was this cell, this lone cell that was causing so many problems, and i mean we've zoomed -- we really have zoomed in to focus on this. and, yeah, the radar was picking up rotation, it was at 4:25, wind was at 70 miles an
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tornado, about a 40-yard wide path, and the length was about quarter of a mile. ef-0, that's enhanced fujita and the lowest end on that scale, but still scary with rotation in the sky. and that was really about it. there was that other little burst there on the south shore. ironically, the last tornado in suffolk county was exactly four years ago, so it was four years to the day where you saw a tornado. now we focus clear skies and 80 degrees. winds are variable at 5. again, it's going to be a day with wind out of the south. 77 in babylon and the hampton, veech in belmar, 75 in white plains. it's really dark this morning for parts of the area. that's five degrees warmer than it was this time yesterday. dewpoints, 73, and that's higher than it was yes. i tell you, it's really humid north and west. so hour by hour, you're feeling
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lunchtime, heat index of 100 potential this afternoon. that heat advisory from yesterday, yeah, we kind of figured it would be extended to saturday. that's for the city. but it's going to be hot around the area. we continue to climb saturday, and a chance for showers and storms, some of those could be heavy tomorrow on and off right through the first part of next week. first part of your drive right now with alex. >>reporter: thank you, john. good morning, everyone. if you are traveling in new jersey, we do have an accident and downed stre it's on route 80 west at exit 62 in saddlebrook. it's been moved to the shoulder of the road, but you will pass some flashing lights and construction crews as you make your way through the area. also route 17 southbound is, that is currently closed between century road and midland avenue. paramus is where you are dealing with that late-running construction. traffic there is being detoured off at midland avenue. at the queens midtown tunnel, manhattan-bound tube is closed for construction. the queens-bound tube is take thag two-way traffic for you. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide.
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>> alex, thank you. fnches you're just waking up, here's a quick look at your morning update. a 19-year-old virginia man at bellevue hospital for a psychological evaluation after climbing trump tower with suction cups yesterday. he made it to the 21st floor of the 68-story building before police pulled him through a window. in ad video he said he wanted to discuss an important matter with trump. police sketch -- release a sketch of a suspect in a bronx endangerment case. he's accused of following a 12- year-oir in mount hope last month. he allegedly threatened to hurt her if she didn't follow him into a stairwell. she ran, banged on an apartment door and yelled for help. the suspect ran off. sentencing today for a bronx landlord convicted of manslaughter in the death of a tenant. prosecutors say asan baumy killed ramona moor 94 in 2012 over unpaid rent. her remains were found in orange county last year. well, they provide protection for us at big concerts and ball games, but
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nypd offers have signed on to sign a new contract. cbs 2's christine sloan tells us what that means for fans. >>reporter: a contract for venues large and small to hire extra uniformed nypd police officers was set to expire thursday. >> what will happen if the big venues like the yankees and the mets don't accept the liabilities that have been placed on them on the contract? >> i'm not familiar enough with the contract, so i want to make sure to get you a more cet mayor bill de blasio on the revised nypd contract that will now hold organizations like yankees and the mets legally responsible for the actions of cops from the nypd's paid detail program, an npped np official calling us -- an nypd official calling us back late this afternoon. he says organizations like the yankees have about 60 regular nypd cops assigned to the stadium by the city, and that the venue can hire 10 or as many as 100 extra uniformed
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program. new yorkers like that. >> i want more cops, yes, i do. >>reporter: the nypd official says many of the 100 organizations they've got contracts with on the paid detail program have sign the new contract and that now the nypd's extended the thursday deadline to september 30th to give other remaining big venues more time. >> i think the way we've handled things has been fair to the venues we've dealt with. >>reporter: and now the deadline is se sources tell me that some of the big venues don't want the liabilities and may rely on expanding their existing private security forces. in the newsroom, christine sloan, cbs 2 news. cbs 2 demanded answers, now new jersey lawmakers want action on the continued delays at dmv offices. for months residents have faced long lines to get driver's licenses and car registrations. the agency blames a 30-year-old computer system and drivers who wait until the end of the month
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were canceled. some motor vehicle locations were closed and staff cut. now new jersey senate president steve sweeney is calling for a senate hearing. >> here you have more than enough money generated in this agency to have a first-class, top-shelf operation. >> the motor vehicle commission says it will add employees at the busiest locations. the agency did not have a time line for computer system upgrades. time now 4:49. unwanted robo cal getting worse, even for people on the national do not call registry. the new technology that can weed out spam calls. plus an update on a good deed at a local supermarket. a stranger offerd to a cash to a woman in need, now the supermarket is also looking to help her out. we'll get you another check of your traffic and weather on the 2s coming up
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she was in the process of returning items saturday in order to pay the rent. she says a woman handed her $30 to cover the expense. >> i said, oh, my gosh, no, gentleman is accept that. thank you, but i absolutely cannot accept that. she said, no, really, i would feel terrible if you didn't. she put it in my hand, closed my hand around it and said take it and just walked away. i was left there practically in tears. i chased after her and gave her a big hug. you have no idea how much this means the good samaritan so she can thank her again. >> let's hope it leez to a job. congratulations on the interview. time is now 4:52. traffic and weather on the 2s time. johnny, how are snu >> fantastic. we've just got to watch ourselves all day long because the heat and humidity are sticking around. clear an 80, wins are variable, predominant wind out of the south/southwest, relative humidity at 77%. mainly dry for the morning commute, very soupy. heat index around 100, afternoon shower or storm here
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and tomorrow. so let's talk about the potential heat index. we're looking at the century mark for the city, definitely the jersey shore. i mean, it was hot yesterday for the jersey shore. look at friday afternoon. we could see a heat index of 106 in the city. so, yeah, the heat is sticking around. just pace yourself and be smart. hey, be smart too, we've got some busy roads, right, alex? >>reporter: thanks, john. we have some changes for your morning ride. there is an accident and down street light. it's on route 80 westbound at it's been moved to the shoulder, but crews are out there, so plan for that. also need to be aware in paramus, route 17 southbound is closed between century road and midland avenue. late-running construction there. traffic is being detoured off at midland avenue. hudson river crossings are moving well. no delays at the george washington bridge. the lower level is still closed for construction. should reopen shortly. it says that it will be scheduled to pick up at five, so another 10 minutes or so. the lincoln and hundreds are moving well. alternate -- holland tuns are
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back to you. >> thanks. still ahead danger on the road and it's not just bad drivers we're talking about. you gotta look out for all these accidents that are caused by road debris. also this [ phone ringing ] >>reporter: annoying robo calls skyrocketing. so why do we have a national do not call registry? a fix may be in the works.
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irritating unwanted phone cal national do not call registries was supposed to stop them from reaching you. >> but changing technology is allowing the calls to get through an get under the skin of millions of people. cbs 2's carolyn gustoff explain ises why. >> press 1 now to take advantage of this taw. >>reporter: annoying robo calls, a maddening medley that cell phones can't escape. >> i definitely think it's worse than ever. everyday there's more an more and there's nothing you can do. >>reporter: telemarketers ringing up a record number of
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commission swamped with 5 million complaints this year from folks like barbara grosswald who is on the national do not call registry. >> and how effective is that? >> not at all. >>reporter: most americans are on the registry, but that hasn't stopped millions of daily violations. senator is chuck schumer says the registry doesn't work because telemarketers can now disguise numbers, often from overseas. >> and they can push a button and do a million calls. it's against the law, but you can't find them. >>reporter: technolog apps like no more robo roots them to a dead end. true caller reveals who's behind that unknown number. but not all carriers support those services. schumer's bill requires phone carriers to provide a blocking service, but until it's battled out in congress, grosswald is not hanging up her complaints. >> the telephone companies or whatever like to put the calls through, that's how they get paid. >>reporter: some of the most
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here in new york. they're receiving some 50 million robo calls each month. on long island, carolyn gustoff, cbs 2 news. >> it is a bit annoying. >> it sure is. >> to say the least. >> for certain. 4:58. still ahead a hit and run on the water. the search for a driver who took off after causing injuries and damage. the olympic games are a melting pot of nations. see how the different countries are bringing their flare to rio. we're live cbs 2 news at 5:00 begins in 90 seconds. this pimple's gonna last forever. aw com'on. clearasil ultra works fast to begin visibly clearing up skin in as little as 12 hours. and acne won't last forever. just like your mom won't walk in on you... forever. let's be clear.
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it's 5:00 and already 80 degrees on this thursday, august 11th. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. plus breaking news out of bedford park where a two-story home goes up in flames and people inside have to jump to safety. first, a man scales trump tower, climbing 21 stories above the city with a message for donald wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to traffic and weather on the 2s this morning. -- welcome to cbs 2 news this morning. a man who climbed trump tower using suction cups says he wanted a meeting with donald trump. >> instead, he's now meeting with mental health professionals at bellevue hospital. cbs 2's janelle burrell joins us live from trump tower this morning. janelle. >>reporter: chris and mary, that man claimed he had a very important matter to discuss with donald trump. donald trump was not here at
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millions live arn the world. -- around the world. the daring climber claimed he was on a mission to speak with donald trump, but after the three-hour ordeal, the only meeting he got was one with police. >> i reached out, i took hold of his hand, and i said, sir, you need to come with me. >>reporter: the spectacle beginning around 3:30 wednesday afternoon gripping tense moments, huns watching below -- hundreds watching below from the ground as the 19-year-old methodically he began his ascent a few stories up from this outdoor terrace using suction cups to continue inching his way up. in this video taken from inside the tower, you can actually hear the sound of the powerful suctions as they attached to the glass. >> i think he's probably a nut job trying to get to the top. >>reporter: police trying to corner him, cutting open windows. others lowered in large buckets to surround him, attempting to reason with him unsuccessfully.
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youtube earlier this week directed to donald trump. >> the reason i climbed your tower was to get your attention because i had sought this -- had i sought this this via a conventional mean, avoid have had much less success. >>reporter: it took the nypd removing a large window pane where they were able to grab him from the 21st floor and drag him inside to safety. >> he's going to be psychologically evaluated and placed under arrest. we're working with the manhattan district attorney's office to >>reporter: and that virginia man still at bellevue hospital this morning for evaluation. charges against him are pending. reporting live this morning from midtown, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> all right, janelle, thank you. 5:02. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john, good morning. >> hot one out there too. hi, chris. so we are going to be dealing with heat and humidity up today, and then they continue to climb into saturday. the concern obviously your safety and comfort, but also you've gotta be ready. there could be a stray shower. show you that on the radar right now.
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there'll be a little bit of light rain in parts of the area, not as widespread as it was yesterday. there could be a storm or two this afternoon. models are not very bullish on rain today. it's just the heat and humidity, that pump keeps pumpin', so it feels like 94 or thereabouts at lunchtime. what's a degree or two among friends? and your high of 90 well above normal once again today. 5:03. let's get you on your way, a.c. on with alex. >>reporter: thank you, john. crank it up, you're going to be stuck in traffic in some area closed between century road and midland avenue. this is in paramus for late- running construction. a detour has been set up. traffic there is being detoured off at midland avenue. to the cross bronx, there is construction there. that is in both directions approaching the sheridan expressway. we have eastbound delays that are starting to back up to about the major deegan. the lower level, though, that has cleared, so a little bit of good news. at the queens midtown tunnel, manhattan-bound tube closed for construction. the queens-bound tube is take thag two-way traffic for you, similar to every morning through the week here. alternate side is in effect
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>> okay, alex, thank you. breaking news this morning in the bronx. terrifying moments as people jump to safety from a burning building. >> cbs 2's andrea grymes joins us live from the scene in bedford park. andrea. >>reporter: chris and mary, a neighbor told us it was scary to watch that one man jump from a window here from this fire in the bedford park section of the bronx. let's show you some video of the flames from earlier this morning. a total of 10 people were injured, all of them minor, except for that one man who was to jump. this is 261 east 202nd street. the fire started around 2:15 this morning on the first floor. the fire department says they were greeted by heavy smoke and flames when they initially arrived at the scene. they say it was tough to fight afterwards because of the dogs inside and just a large accumulation of stuff they said that made it difficult to extinguish after the heavy fire was put out, but difficult to
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victims. we did speak with some residents inside. take a listen to what they had to say. >> glass was going everywhere, and then they were, you know, pushing my dad out of the way and a piece almost fell on my dad. the fireman pushed him out to make sure that he was okay. >>reporter: that woman and her family lived in the basement, but the man who jumped jumped from a first floor window. it's pretty high up, though, about 15 feet down. he was severely injured from from burns that he sustained. again, a total of 10 people injured. the fire department says they don't know exactly what caused this fire yet, but at this point it does not appear to be suspicious. reporting live in the bedford park section of the bronx, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. >> andrea, thank you. police this morning are trying to identify a man wanted for questioning a queens rape suspect. the incident happened early in the morning on july 14th at a karaoke bar in murray hill.
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was talking with the man for two hours and says he then assaulted her inside a rented room at the location. new information in the fatal shooting of a deli worker in the bronx. charges are now filed against the accused gunman. early tuesday two police officers escort 30-year-old efrain guzman out of a bedford park deli. police say he grab one of the officers' guns and opened fire. 49-year-old wallly camaro was killed. guzman was shot and wounded by the second officer. charges against guzman incle police officer and reckless endangerment. well, police are looking for a boater who took off after nearly crushing a long island mother. fisherman matthew scully says he was heading back home from reynolds channel off of island park sunday evening when a boater sped through a 5 mile per hour zone. he says a 30-foot cobalt blue cigarette boat slammed into his boat, smashing the windshield glass and knocking his wife unconscious. scully says he made eye contact with the man seen in this
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>> no expression. i kind of put my hands up and said, really, you're leaving? this 30-foot monster on an 18- foot center console landed on top of us, on top of people and then sped off. >> scully's 13-year-old daughter an her friend were on board. they were not hurt. he says his wife is recovering, but she has three broken ribs and a fractured spine. campaign 2016, hillary clinton is in michigan for an address on the economy. donald trump holds a rally in central florida. yesterday clinton campaigned in io reacted to trump's remark that second amendment people could do something to stop her. >> words matter, my friends. donald trump simply does not have the temperment to be president and commander in chief. >> how do you think hillary would feel if e-mails were never invented, would she be happy? >> meanwhile, a guest at a trump rally yesterday has people talking.
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republican congressman mark foley who resigned after allegations he sent sexually- suggestive e-mails to teenaged boys. trump criticized clinton for her event tuesday where the father of the orlando nightclub killer sat behind her. the clinton campaign says he was not invited. well, new information this morning about a florida police officer involved in the tragic shooting death of a 73-year-old woman during a police demonstration. the miami herald reporting that the officer identified as 28- year-old lee cowel has a three years ago cowel was forced to resign from his job as an officer after being accused of using excessive force. mary noteon was killed when he shot real fire except blanks. one witness described the horrific scene as it happy. >> there was three or four shots and she came around, and at first she was starting to double over, and we all thought, oh, she's getting into it and she's play acting, role playing with it, and i don't
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all realized there was something terribly wrong. >> investigators are trying to figure out what went wrong. cowel has been placed on paided administrative leave. it is now 5:09. still ahead, the dangers of road debris. a new report from the aaa reveals just how many crashes are caused by road debris. how you can stay safe from surprises on the road. and countries are bringing more than just their top athletes to the olympic games in rio. see how they're sharing their culture in es world travelers to visit. now i'm hungry. all right. well, we're serving up the sizzle again today, so keep it light and comfortable as you pick out your garb and gear. umbrella? a little rain in the area, definitely force that water as well. traffic and weather on the 2s
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it is 5:12. it is time for traffic and weather on the 2s. can you believe it's already 80 t >> you feel it. really, you do. >> so hot walking out the door >> yeah. so i get up really early, i take the dogs out. and it's, like, i cannot believe -- i mean, there were critters in the back yard, they were just hanging out. it's, like, we're not moving. go ahead, what are you going to do, old man? i want to clarify something real quickly. i said umbrella. there won't be as much activity today as we'll see over the next few days. now, i brought my umbrella, but i am kind of funny that way. there's a 70% chance you won't
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now, here's what we see from high atop the empire state building, peering down into the slum bering city. yeah, those generators running, those -- well, i shouldn't say the generators, the grid is up and at it as we have a.c. humming around the area. do yourself a big favor, ride the number up, you'll save money. i mean, you could set your a.c. at 80 and it would still feel good coming in. don't look at me that way. you can set it at 80. some of the guys say no way. all right, set it at money. greg doesn't even have air conditioning. clear and 80. i know. wins are variable at 5. relative humidity is at 79%. 77 in derry anne in rossland. we have 80 in alpine and cranberry, 72, guy from sparta sweating it. he said, man, i gotta have it at 77. i need the a.c. dewpoints are already in the 70s. this is the deal. there's just so much moisture in the air it's hard for your home cooling system to keep up
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90 is going to feel warm, normal is 83. 102 and 56 your records, no where neither either. and we did it, we're out of the 8:00 hour for sunset. this is always kind after bittersweet day for me, 7:59. that's when we say cionara to the sun today. there'll be some filtered sun at times, but it'll be a mix of sun and clouds and more likely sun then clouds. popup storm can't be ruled out. it will be widespread. 90 feels like 100. a heat advisory in the city extended it. this makes perfect sense. we have a more -- we have an advisory south and west is around philly. definitely it's going to be even warmer. so some moisture in the atmosphere, some of that hitting the ground. why? dewpoints right at the surface conducive to that, flirting with the air temperature reading right now. a few scattered showers into parts of p.a. it's the flow out of the south/southwest that's keeping the heat and humidity values high, so it's going to be
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out there. all the ingredients are there. and could even see -- i tell you, with this kind of air mass, it doesn't take much to flip the switch and have it become a severe storm. we'll let you know 1010 wins, 880 and right here on our screen. similar story tomorrow. peak heat on saturday, so we are going to be dealing with real feel numbers both friday and saturday possibly up to 105, and then there's a better chance for storms sunday into monday. so it's a pretty busy period. for some, right, alex? >>reporter: yeah. it's mostly construction out there, john. if you are traveling in new jersey, route 17 right now southbound is closed. that's between century road and midland avenue this. is in paramus. again, late-running construction there. traffic being pushed off to midland avenue. construction as well blocks two lanes in both directions on the cross bronx expressway. it's as you approach the sheridan expressway. eastbound delays now extend back to the major deegan. moving well, though, on the new jersey turnpike at newark liberty. you have 78, 1 an 9 an the
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alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide today. and do be aware that a new report by aaa reveals the growing dangers of debris- related crashes on the road. according to a new study, between 2011 and 2014 debris on u.s. roads caused more than 200,000 crashes resulting in about 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths. aaa says the majority of that debris came from other vehicles, so if you are carrying anything, make sure it is strapped in well and always stay a safe die vehicles while you are driving, so you have time to try to avoid any debris that may come off. mary, back to you >> alex, thank you. anchts new playground in queens is padlock because of a sinkhole. the community playground near p.s.305 is just a few months old, but the ground under the jungle gym, it's collapsing. the department of -- we asked the department of education if the contractor who built it will pay for repairs. the d.o.e. couldn't say. the repairs are due to begin next week.
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it wasn't the blowout of previous matchups. they beat australia by 10, they actually trailed by 5 at the half. >> a bit surprising. the olympic games are a melting pot of nations, each with their own customs and food and some of that culture is on display in rio. >> cbs 2's jamie yuccas joins us live from the games in rio with more this morning. hi, jamie. >>reporter: good morning, chris and mary. yeah. you know, these countries come an they want to show off to all the other nations who are here for the olympic games. o, party town, it's go big or stay home. the open houses, by the way, all battle to be number one. when you think of rio de janeiro, you don't likely think of ice rinks or snow globes. >> you feel you are in switzerland. amazing. >>reporter: switzerland brought its culture and food to brazil, hoping to entice world travelers to visit one day. it's hospitality house welcomes the public to come mingle for
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and features a pay-to-enter hien ken hall, but the country's metal contenders are another big reason behind the hospitality halls. >> friends can sit here, you have a great seat here that you can see sports. it breathes sports. >>reporter: some houses like the one for united states are for athletes and their families only so they can come relax before or after competition. canada has a similar setup, except on i heart canada day when the press allowd to check out its house and toys. so 'r that looks into toronto. hello. >> it's a little slice of canada right here in rio, so it's very comfortable, we've got lots of beer and a patio. there's nothing more convenient than a patio. >>reporter: a total of 30 nations sponsor international houses during the olympics, all claim to be the best. but it really depends on what you're looking for. ? ? >>reporter: of all countries, awe treia is known to throw --
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of the biggest parties. in contrast, japan does a tea party everyday for the public which is very, very nice. these hospitality houses have been around since 1992, by the way. and, really, brazilians have been getting into them. they believe it's a way to experience the other cultures without the expense of travel. chris and mary. >> jamie from rio for us this morning, jamie, thanks so much. it's funny. i covered the olympic games when i was with nbc sports at the salt lake city games four days. we did live shot from there and it was the most insane, insane environment ever. those places are incredible. time now 5:19. still ahead, what type of eater are you, diet junky, binge eater? alex shows us how to navigate the hunger games while staying healthy all new at 5:30. fighting to be a boy scout. there's only one problem, she's a girl. the push to change the rules in
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it is a hot start to your thursday morning, and let's bring in the man of the hour. >> apparently i've started a big fight in the studio because i said you could set the a.c. at 80. >> that's right. >> and this afternoon you would still feel refreshing. >> no, we wouldn't. >> he came out and punched me. he said it's gotta be a little cooler than that. maybe, maybe 76. i mean, that kind -- you wouldn't expect that from a lighting guy. clear and 80 right now. it's going to be 90 this
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warmer than a yesterday? yeah. not as warm as it will be. i'm just trying to save you money, alex, that's all. >>reporter: i know, john, we appreciate it. but, really, turn it down. route 17 southbound is closed between century road and midland avenue in paramus for late-running construction. traffic there is being detoured off at midland avenue. there it is for you. let's go ahead and move to that disabled vehicle blocking the right lane on the taconic southbound. that's approaching route 100. we also have construction that is cleared at the george washington bridge. i'm showing you all parts of the city there. delay free as you make your way are also clear as well. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> okay, alex, thank you. michael phelps has advanced to the 200-meter finals and another chance at this gold medal. >> he has helped keep team usa at the top of the medal count, both at total medal at 32 and gold medals with 11. that is one more than china. now here is cbs 2's otis livingston with the rest of your morning sports. good morning, everyone. coming up today the jets and their preseason opener 7:30.
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cbs 2. the mets will try to take the series finale from the d-backs and alex rodriguez supposed to make his first appearance in the red sox series, but joe girardi pulled a fast one. he had a change of heart, i guess. a-rod pinch hitting in the 7th, down a couple of runs and he give this is one a ride, but not far enough. gets the over to 3rd, but the yankees cashing in runs in the inning. four more, in fact. two on starling castro's double. they don't look back, they beat the red sox 9-4. a-rod scheduled to ar the finale. kelly johnson goes upper deck for the pinch hit two-run homer. that ties the game at 2-2 in a stake that went to the 12th. oscar hernandez delivered the win for the d-bags. mets lose 3-2. i'm otis livingston. that's your cbs 2 sports update. a long island girl son a mission to break a centuries- old petition. >> she started a petition to allow girls into the boy scouts. now she's gaining support. cbs 2's jennifer mclogan has
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hampton. >>reporter: 15-year-old sidney ireland has a passion. >> my parents gave me the opportunity to join the girl scouts. but i really just wanted to do what my brother was doing. >>reporter: at that time brother brian was a cub scout, so sydney twinning at age gsh beginning at age 4 was able to tag along >> when i was 11, i also unofficially earned the arrow of light which is the highest award in the cub scout program. >>reporter: spurred on by her brother who recently earned the prestigious eagle scout badge, sydney lobbied to join ranks. because i was female. >>reporter: others challenged her to join girl scouting to help their gold award become just as significant. but sydney had her eyes set on the already-established eagle scout badge earned by presidents, astronauts and military leaders. with help from her father, gary, she created an online petition, now signed by almost 5,000 to officially allow girls membership in boy scouts. the boy scouts of america responded to our questions via
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go against the group's charter, founded in 1916. >> in 1916 women weren't even allowed to vote, so it's pretty outdated charter. >>reporter: for now sydney is part of co-ed scouts of america in ontario, canada, communicating with her troop via video conference as she completes community service projects. on long island, jennifer mclogan, cbs 2 news. >> give her that badge. >> an eagle scout award is very prestigious. >> d sure. 5:26. still ahead, the tweet that ignited a war of words between the city council speaker an the d.o.t. plus this: >>reporter: charges are pending this morning against the man who shut down part of midtown while scaling trump tower. coming up hear from one of the detectives who helped bring the ordeal to an end. >>reporter: nearly a dozen people injured, including one man who had to jump from this burning building in the bronx. i'll have a live report coming
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habitual, find out which of the six categories you fit into. cbs 2 news this morning
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a high of 90 today with a humidity -- with the humidity, it's going to feel more like 100 degrees. traffic and weather on the 2s in just a moment. breaking news in the bronx. a person jumps from a building to escape an early morning fire. we are live on the scene. but, first, the man who had a captive audience as he scale the outside of trump tower. this morning we're learning more about his motive. good morning, everyone, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. the virginia man is at bellevue hospital this morning for psychological evaluation. >> he says his goal was a meeting with donald trump. s more. janelle. >>reporter: well, chris, it's certainly one way of getting donald trump's attention. people all over the world watching as it unfolded live on tv right here at trump tower, finally comeing to an end -- comeing to an end -- coming to an end 21 stories above the ground. the daring climber claimed he was on a mission to speak with donald trump, but after the three-hour ordeal, the only meeting he got was one with
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you need to come with me. >>reporter: the spectacle beginning around 3:30 wednesday afternoon gripping, tense moments, hundreds watching below from the ground as the 19- year-old methodically scaled trump tower. he began his ascent a few stories up from this outdoor terrace using suction cups to continue inching his way up. in this video taken from inside the tower, you can actually hear the sound of the powerful suctions as they atta >> i think he's probably a nut job trying to get to the top. >>reporter: police trying to corner him, cutting open windows. others lowered in large buckets to surround him attempting to reason with him unsuccessfully. so what was his motive? well, he posted this video on youtube earlier this week directed to donald trump. >> the reason i climbed your tower was to get your attention. if i had sought this via conventional means, i would be much less likely to have success. >>reporter: it finally took
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window pane where they were able to grab him from the 21st floor and drag him inside to safety. >> he's going to be psychologically evaluated and he's going to be placed unarrest. we're working with the manhattan district attorney's office to determine the appropriate charges. >>reporter: well, donald trump was not here at the time during this ordeal, but he did put out a tweet later commending the nypd for their work in this case. so far charges are still pending this morning against that virginia man. reg from midtown, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> all right, janelle, thank you. 5:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. good job by those cops being able to get him an bring him inside that broken window. >> they grabbed him, yeah. >> they're not taking any chances at that point. >> a lot of folks were worried for him. it was hot and humid yesterday, which made it difficult for those and it was a traffic nightmare. today it's going to be even hotter. so make sure you are ready for that. boy, did i start something. people are saying now i can't set my heat and my a.c.
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>> the thing is, john, when you're out in that humidity, okay, you want some relief when you come home. >> no. but if it feels like 100 and the a.c. is set at 80, you're going to be skippin'. >> but to go from hot to warm is not relief. >> exacting standards. a little bit of a shower out there right now. and, you know, there's going to be a popup shower. but here's the deal, as you walk around, it's going to feel like 94 outside. it's going to feel like 100, so make sure you i your body. >> i'm a 70 to 72 guy. >> whoa! >> that's just me. i like it cold. >> 70 here. >> i'm thinking 72 too. john says 80. >> cheap. >>reporter: i'm just cheap. >> you are saving a lot of money, actually, right? how are we doing on the roads? >>reporter: i'll come over to rag's house. just like that. if you are traveling on route 17 southbound it is closed between century road and
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traffic, though, is being detoured off at midland avenue. so it will affect your ride. there is a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane on the taconic southbound. this is as you approach route 100 and construction blocks two lanes in both directions on the cross bronx approaching the sheridan expressway. let's check in on those delays. they kind of ebb and flow back to the alexander hamilton bridge. do not extend yet to the george washington bridge. hopefully that won't happen. alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. we have some more breaking news this mo bronx. terrifying moments as people are traped in a burning building. >> cbs 2's andrea grymes joins us live from the scene. she's in bedford park this morning. an dree a. >>reporter: chris and mary, one neighbor described it as being in held out here watching this fire burn earlier this morning. there was a total of 10 injuries, including one one man who was injured jumping from this burning home. let's show you the video from
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street in the bedford park section of the bronx. this started at 2:15 this morning. the fire chief says heavy fire greeted them on the first floor when they arrived. there were also several dogs inside which made it difficult, in addition to a large accumulation, he said, of stuff which made it difficult to extinguish and then difficult to search for victims. the chief says when they got here that one resident had already jumped from a first floor window, about a 12-foot drop. smelling smoke, and while they smell the smoke, the system noticed that the fire was coming from a brother's bedroom. the brother was unable to evacuate from the interior, so she ran around the side and encouraged him to jump into the street. >>reporter: an that man who jumped had serious injuries, not only from the fall, but also from burns he sustained inside. in addition to that man, three firefighters were injured, in addition to six other residents. all of those people, though,
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fire, but the chief says it is not suspicious and it was contained to this one building. reporting live in the bedford park section of the bronx, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news >> andrea, thank you. new video this morning of the suspect wanted for destroying seven tractor- trailers in east new york, brooklyn last month. police say the man in the video left seven vehicles, mostly garbage trucks torched. it took the fdny hours to put out all of those fires. five of the seven trucks have markings for tts trucking company in newark, leading some to believe targeted. a queens father is pleading with the public to help police catch his daughter's killer. 30-year-old karina vetrano was attacked last week as she jogged alone in a marshy area of spring creek park in howard beach. police say she'd been sexually assaulted and strangled. vertrano's father is a retired firefighter and 9/11 first responder. he says the family is raising money to add to the police
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$160,000. >> during the past years people have come up to me, thanked me for my service is, if there's anything we can do. well, now there's something you can do. please help me now. >> the nypd is offering $20,000 in addition for information leading to an arrest and conviction. an update to that deadly engineers city shooting we first told you about yesterday morning. a gunman opened fire at a party at a church, leaving a teenager dead an two others wounded. the holy ghost tabernacle ministris private party for young people wednesday, but then someone started shooting in the crowded church hall. city officials say it wasn't random. >> an individual entered the party last night. he shot is the victim twice in the head. it was targeted. >> two boys 12 and 16 why wounded. mayor phillips says the 17-year- old victim had a loaded gun on him. his name has not been released. investigators have leads to identify the shooter.
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investigating vandalism in two communities. residents along a neat tree- lined street in farmingville awoke yesterday morning to find several car windows bashed in. two miles away in coreum vandals spray painted eight vehicles, including one parked in a driveway where the garbage door was spray painted as well -- the garage door. >> and the graffiti are clearly markings or signs from a gang known as the young guns which is >> investigators say the gang is known to operate in the suruffolk area, though no in these neighborhoods. they don't believe the incidents are connect. time now 5:28. how his tweet for help ignited a battle between the city council speaker and the d.o.t. plus this: >> the video of her walking down the hallway is so haunting. >> an intruder ransacks a home while the victims are asleep, but this bizarre burglary
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?? welcom this morning. you are listening to britney spears' new song. coming up in our next half hour, we have some big news for carpool karaoke fans. could she be riding along with james corden? find out in this morning's "two talkers." big news there. so a bizarre burglary caught on camera, one woman was captured wandering a home all while a family of eight was sleeping inside. the phelps family woke up to find their home ransacked after
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to have painted her face was wearing sunglasses and was trying on her clothes. they say she even made herself a cream cheese sandwich with a hot dog bun. >> so violating in so many ways. this is your safe haven. you come home and this is where the world is done. this is your home. >> police later arrested 24- year-old tenicia mann. she's charged with burglary, theft and criminal trespassing. she's also charged with possession of meth. at 5:42, let's get to you traffic and weather on the >> hey, well, thank you, mary and chris. we do see some heat and humidity on the rise today and tomorrow. we're going to talk about the possibility of rain in a bit as well. and that said, just want to bring in some observations from our weather watchers. and this is michael in staten island and 80 degrees. and he's got threatening clouds, but he makes this keen and astute observation which is a good point. given our moderate drought, hard soil and then the expected
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is preparing for flooding. yeah, it's the naibility of that soil to -- inability to that soil to take on the rain that leads to localized flooding, and poor drainage areas in -- and poor drainage system in some areas as well. not bullish on the rain today. jean thank goodness for air conditioning. now people are actually sending me in pictures of the thermostat in their house. [ laughter ] >> 68 now so i get it. i'm cheap. i'm just trying to save you money. but you know what? it is about your comfort, an that's what air conditioning does, it just takes the moisture out of the air. that's the conditioning part. so, yeah, make sure that you're ready for t. an the other concern too is that we don't overtax the grid. so if you can, maybe wait on the laundry, but if you sweat as much as we do here, you do need clean laundry. clear and 80 in the city right
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76 in madison. my, my. 77 in new rochelle out to riverhead, 70 in monroe. so it's that real feel, it's a combination of the heat and humidity. high of 90, well above normal, but that is just exacerbated by the dewpoints that are in the 70s, so it feels like 95 to 100. now, a little bit more sun today, so uv is higher today. pollen 7.1, that's up a bit. air quality is starting to suffer a bit, humidity high, have that high rip current risk again. the beach not a bad destination today at all, particularly on long island. you get some relief right there at the beach with that south/southwest wind. not as pronounced for the jersey shore, and sometimes a southwest wind there will bring in some bugs too. so we have a little bit of moisture there in through parts of passaic into orange county. yeah, we'll take it, but it will slicken roadways. we're waiting and watching. there's not as much activity today, but you do see well to
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chance for some showers and storms friday into saturday, and then even a better chance sunday into monday. and we are staying hot. it's a quarter to 6:00. she's always cool. what's going on, alex? >> thank you, john, good morning, everyone. we have some construction causing some typical delays on the cross bronx expressway. they ebb and flow through the area. right now they're moving well. this is at the alexander hamilton bridge, but there's also a disabled vehicle on the cross bronx at exit 2 which is webster avenue that blocks the center lane, contributing to some slow is traffic once you make your way through the area. route 17 southbound in new jersey is closed, that's between century road and midland avenue in paramus for late-running construction. traffic there is being detoured off at midland avenue. but mass transit is on or close to schedule if you're taking metro north path trains, new jersey transit and lirr. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide today. be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. well, a tiff over a tweet from the city council president. >> as cbs 2's dave carlin reports, the bickering began with a report about a complaint about a broken crosswalk signal.
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fixable problem at this east harlem intersection, a pedestrian crossing signal knocked over, dangling. >> it could have is fell down on top of somebody crossing the street. >>reporter: this photo was from none other than new york city council speaker vivityo. see this is on 119th street. the tweet also asks, can you take care of it, please? she was not expecting this response. next time call 311 for fast help. insulted, she shot back, what? th >>reporter: mayor bill de blasio joined in blasting the d.o.t.'s twitter team for not giving a tipster, especially one as credible as a council speaker a more meaningful reply. >> we want to see anyone raising a concern treated with respect. >> the city has never operated like this. >>reporter: new york state senator tony ivela of queens says it is mayor de blasio's fault. he says he believes the mayor's office directed department heads to push 311, even for elected officials, and even
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complicated to fit 311's framework. >> the mayor agree with you and called it stupid. >> well, what he should do then is direct all of his city agencies which he is responsible for to tell them all to start responding to elected officials and not telling them to call 311. >>reporter: some city residents say they wished they could be surprised the council speaker was treated that way. they say that reply tweet is just what they go through. >> now she gets to understand how we feel in the community when we need help. >>reporter: no apology the d.o.t., saying its tweets are not auto generate, a person wrote it and followed it up tweeting to viverrityo that the problem would be fixed an then it was. dave carlin, cbs 2 news. >> the city council may hold hearings into how the city handles complaints. time now for money watch. a slump in the fast food industry affecting sales growth. >> and it just got easier to get in touch with the white house. cbs 2's henna daniels is in for
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>>reporter: good morning, mary. good morning, chris. stocks on wall street finished lower following a selloff in energy companies. traders will be watching tomorrow's monthly retail sales numbers. the dow jones lost 37 points and the nasdaq lost 20. christmas may be bleak for bankers. wall street bonuses are reportedly dipping for both investment bankers and traders. a business consulting group says compensation could be down as much as 25% for some working in finance, with many wall streeters seeing a 5% to 15%. wendy's is the latest fast food restaurant to post disappointing sales numbers. second quarter growth was worse than expected,.4% and their ceo said the reason was that falling grocery prices had made it cheaper to eat at home. mcdonald's, burger king and dunkin' donuts also reported declining sales. trying to reach out to president obama? well, you can now talk to potus on facebook.
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week. to send a digital letter, go to the white house facebook page and click on message. the white house says the president reads 10 letters everyday that are chosen by his staff. chris and mary. >> wow! >> yeah. >> there's a chance now. we should just start writing away. >> henna, thanks so much. coming up next, what kind of eater are you? from emotional to habitual, find out which six categories you fit into, or if you're like me, you don't fit into much anymore. and in the court filings in the bridge gate scandal find text messages calling governor christie a flatout liar. how he's responding. but, first, here's otis >> good morning, everyone, the mets lost to the diamondbacks 3- 2 in 12 innings. a-rod did pinch hit in the 7th. he'll play his final game as a yankee in fenway tonight while the yankees try to take the series finale against arizona, meanwhile, the jets open their preseason against jacksonville.
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it is 5:52. it is time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john, good morning. >> good morning, chris. hi, everybody. so let's get ready for it. you gotta pace yourself today, force those fluids, drinking that water. you could get dehydrated. it's headache weather too. if that happens, clear an 80. steam heat. 90. feels like 100 in the city. could see 100 plus for parts of the jersey shore. it is going to be a very muggy day. chance for rain actually climbing saturday into sunday into monday. for the weekend, gotta tell you what, there's that chance for a shower or storm, but i think more of a menace will be the heat and humidity combining to
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don't alter your plans, but make sure you factor that into your plans. you need to make sure that you are prepared for the heat. let's get you prepared for the road with alex. >>reporter: heating up for me, john. traveling in the bronx, a disabled truck on the cross bronx expressway. it's at exit 2 which is webster avenue. it's blocking the center lane, contributing to some delays through the area there. also route 17 in paramus is closed southbound between century road and midland avenue. late-running construction is diverting traffic now to midland avenue. on your way to the lincoln tunnel, you have company at the george washington bridge and holland tunnel as well, nothing out of the ordinary at 5:53. alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe, text terks, chris and mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. a bronze statue of captain america was unveiled in prospect park yesterday. it marked the 75th anniversary of the creation of the marvel comic book character. the statue bears the quote, i'm just a kid from brooklyn from
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for two weeks until being placed at the barclay center through september. and then cat moves to sunset park for the rest of the year. >> of course he's from brooklyn. >> tough guy. whether you're a diet junky, a binger, or turn to food for comfort, most people identify with an eating pattern. >> alex denis back now with more to find out what type of food eater you are. >>reporter: feel like you're always on a diet? well, knowing how to navigate the hr bulge with efficiency. >>reporter: people's eating habits typically fall into one of six categories, according to nutritionist jennifer christman. first the emotional eater who eats when they're happy and when they're sad >> what they end up doing is they connect that emotion with the food and they're tied together. >>reporter: the unconscious eater falls victim to see food and eat it. >> this would be the type of person that goes into the break room and sees that box of doughnuts sitting there, and then they can't help themselves an they eat one or two. >>reporter: the habitual eater
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in the exact same way. >> with habitual eaters is that if they go off track, they're totally derail for the day. >>reporter: then there's the critical eater who tends to be one% on a diet or 100% off, causing a yo-yo weight gain and loss. >> a critical eater knows all the ins and outs of diets. they know the cleanses, the fad diets, the liquid diets and they tell to be all-or-nothing thinkers. >>reporter: always ordering an appetizer, dessert and a good wine to pair with the may be a sensual eater >> a sensual eater really enjoys food. they indulge in food with no abandon. >>reporter: and the energy eater. >> they go up a flight of stairs and think they can have a snickers bar. so that perception of how much energy they're actually burning and how much they're taking in is actually offset. >>reporter: once you find out what kind of eater you are, you can then change? >> that takes practice to do. >>reporter: with practice, it's possible. emotional eaters find another way to cope with emotion that
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unconscious eaters avoid areas with free range food. habitual eaters should practice jumping right back on the wagon when they fall off. critical eaters, try to approach food in moderatation as extreme diets tend to fail. implement mindfulness technique you're a sensual eater and energy eater should track what they're eating. easier said than done. anyone can use the stop mindfulness techniques, so "s" stands for slow down, "t," take note, "o" open up, ur my goal? and, "p," pursue your values. stop! >> i'm habitual, sensual and energy. >> can we be a combination? >> three categories. >>reporter: you can be depending on where you are in your life. i'm totally emotional. >> we have our famous friday potluck. >> that free food. exactly. we're all in. >> chronically bad. >> today is like ice cream day. >> you know what, though? speaking of food and the heat,
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have a big meal. >> if you eat ice cream at john's place, you better eat quickly because his place is going to be 100 degrees. >>reporter: some construction on the road. i'll have that coming up >> thank you, alex. time now 5:57. still ahead, cbs 2 demanding answers and getting some action. what lawmakers are now doing about the computer glitches and the long lines at the dmv in jersey. plus breaking news in the bronx, a person jumps to safety after an early morning fire. we are live from the scene. and our other top story this morning, the man who scaled trump tower, why he says
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it is 6:00 and look at that temperature, already 80 degrees, a high of 90 the humidity, it is going to -- with the humidity it is going to feel more like 100 out there for you today. good morning, i'm mary calvi >> i'm chris wragge. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in just a moment. first, here's your morning news to go. >> i could see that he was getting tired. >> all eyes on the young man who scaled one of the city's most well known skyscrapers, trump tower, and while he had a captive audience, is took patience and great police work to get the climber inside. now we know this wasn't just another stunt. he had a message for donald
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tower was to get your attention. well, he played his reasons out on a video that was posted on social media, but instead of meeting trump, he'll be meeting with mental health professionals at bellevue hospital. a live report is coming up. breaking news in the bronx, a person jumps to safety and many others injured following an early morning fire in bedford park. firefighters encountered heavy flames and smoke and had a tough time battling the fire. we'll have a live report from the scene in just a moment. kien of put my hands up and said -- kind of put my you're leave sng >> a fisherman comes face to face with the suspect police say slammed into his boat and nearly crushed a lyle mother. now the search is on for the suspect. do you recognize him? it's ridiculous. there's nothing new, and so that's it, there's nothing new to talk about. >> governor christie responds to newly-released documents in the bridge-gate scandal. in those documents are text messages from a staffer who claims that christie, quote, flat out lied. what is he accused of lying about and how did christie respond?
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i had to take time off work to come down here. it's hard enough to keep working, but then i have to spend my time here. >> frustrations continue at dmv offices in new jersey, but after cbs 2 demanded answers about the long lines, we are now getting some action from lawmakers. how they plan to alleviate the situation, that's coming up. but, first, let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s at 6:02. here's john >> what a headache to stand in a long liep on a day like -- a long line on a day like today with the heat and humidity. be smart, pace yourself. if like that, or if, you know, duty calls and you're outside, make sure you have lots of water and you take breaks and seek shade if you can. sadly, shade doesn't offer that much relief, but it does help from the damaging damaging effects of the sun. sometimes when we have a rare like this, it's moisture falling in the atmosphere that the vortex picks up, but it evaporates before it hits the ground. but the dewpoints at the surface are so high that we have this line of showers pushing through. there's another line. we'll leave the chance for a
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this afternoon. don't think they'll be widespread. what will be is the heat and humidity. 90 feels like about 100 in the city later today, and those numbers continue to climb over the next few. maybe you're climbing out of bed right now, wondering what's going on. let's find out with alex. >>reporter: john, thank you. well, we have a disabled truck on the cross bronx expressway at exit 2 which is webster avenue. it is blocking the center lane, contributing to some of the delays that we are now seeing through the area there. we also have an accident partially blocking the ramp m southbound at exit 129, that is in woodbridge. and we have lingering construction a little farther north in new jersey, route 17 southbound is closed. that's between century road an midland avenue in paramus for late-running construction. traffic there is being pushed off at midland avenue, causing some slower-than-normal delays through the area. alternate side is in effect city wide. do be safe, don't text and drive. >> alex, thank you. steve from virginia, a spokesman from the trump
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>> he scaled trump tower hoping to land a meeting with donald trump. janelle burrell has more from the tower this morning. janelle. >>reporter: well, chris, you have to wonner if that man, steve from virginia, realized that donald trump wasn't even here. trump was actually on the campaign trail in virginia for part of the day. but that man managed to make it up 21 stories before police intercepted. the daring climber claimed he was on a mission to speak with donald tr. ordeal, the only meeting he got was one with police. >> i reached out, i took hold of his hand, and i said, sir, you need to come with me. >>reporter: the spectacle beginning around 3:30 wednesday afternoon gripping tense moments, hundreds watching below from the ground as the 19- year-old methodically scaled trump tower. he began his ascent a few stories up from this outdoor terrace using suction cups to continue inching his way up.
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the tower, you can actually hear the sound of the powerful suctions as they attached to the glass. zing he's probably a nut job trying to get to the top. >>reporter: police trying to corner him, cutting open wiis. others lowered in large buckets to surround him, attempting to reason with him unsuccessfully. so what was his motive? well, he posted this video on youtube earlier this week directed to donald trump. >> the reason i climbed your tower was to get your attention. if i had sought this via much less likely to have success. >>reporter: it finally took the nypd removing a large window pane where they were able to grab him from the 21st floor and drag him inside to safety. >> he's going to be psychologically evaluated an he's going to be placed under arrest. we're working with the manhattan district attorney's office to determine the appropriate charges. >>reporter: and that man remains in bellevue hospital this morning. charges against him are pending. reporting live this morning from midtown, janelle burrell,
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the trump tower climber didn't slow down the presidential campaign. donald trump holing a rally in orlando -- holding a rally in orlando today. >> hillary clinton gives a big speech on the economy in detroit. yesterday clinton campaigned in iowa, and for the first time reacted to trump's remark on the second amendment people could do something to stop her. >> words matter, my friends. donald trump simply does not have the temperment to be president and commander in chief. >> how do you think would feel if e-mails were never invented, would she be happy? >> meanwhile a guest at a trump rally yesterday has people talking. the man in the red shirt behind trump is disgraced former republican congressman mark foley who resigned after he sent sexually-suggestive e- mails to teenaged boy. trump had the father of the orlando nightclub killer
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invited. people traped in a burning building. >> andrea grymes joins us live from the scene in bedford park. andrea. >>reporter: chris and mary, a total of 10 people were injured, including one man who had to jump from this burning home. now that the sun has come up, or started to, you can see the damage left behind and the window where that man jumped from earlier this morning. let's show you some video from around 2:00 where flames were shooting out of 261 east 202nd street. this is the or this started around 2:00, 2:15. the fire chief says heavy fire greeted them on the first floor when they initially arrived. they said -- he says there were also several dogs inside and a large accumulation of stuff which made this fire difficult to extinguish and difficult to search for victims. the chief says when they got here that one resident had already jumped from that first floor window. it's about a 12-foot drop. we spoke with another resident who lives in the basement.
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>> glass was going everywhere, and they were, you know, pushing my dad out of the way and a piece almost fell on my dad. the fireman pushed him out to make sure that he was okay. >>reporter: despite the difficulties that fire crews had here, they were able to keep this fire contained to this one two-story multi-family home. back out here live, again, you can see the damage here. the man who jumped had severe injuries, not only from the fall, but from burns he sustained. three firete addition to six other residents of this building. so far no word yet on what caused this fire, but the chief says it does not appear to be suspicious. reporting live this morning in the bedford park section of the bronx, andrea griernlings cbs 2 news >> all right, an dree, a thank you. new video this morning of the suspect wanted for destroying seven tractor- trailers in east new york, brooklyn last month. police say the man in the video left seven vehicles, mostly garbage trucks torched. it took the fdny hours to put
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company in newark, leading some to believe they may have been targeted. new this morning, police released a sketch of a suspect in a bronx child endangerment case. he's accused of following a 12- year-old girl into an apartment building elevator in mount hope last month. he allegedly threatened to hurt her if she did not follow him into a stairwell. she ran, banged on an apartment door and yelled for help. the suspect ran off. well, the time is now nine minutes aft hour. up next, governor christie responds to the newly-released documents in the bridge-gate scandal. plus a fiery explosion in maryland injuries dozens and forces many more from their homes. also ahead, a playground problem in queens. why this new spot for children is now locked up. all right. let's talk about it, let's get you into the pool. that means you're going to be avoiding the heat, but i tell you, burn time is going to be about 15 minutes. it's hot, it's sticky. watch out for a spot storm as well, but tell you what, i don't blame you. let's dive in. traffic and weather on the 2s
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grays. seems like more storms are coming. yes, but they'll be really hit and miss. we'll take a look at the futurecast in a second. shari 75 degrees now. that's her actual observation, an she's watching that, but she says it feels like one zillion percent humidity outside. that is new. shari, by the way, hates humidity. she can't stand it. it's funny, some people just hate this stuff, an it's going to be challenging for you -- and it's going to be challenging for you, today, tomorrow, saturday, into sunday. there's that mf 80 in the city, southwest winds setting up. cotona not cool, man, 77, that's muggy. 77 in huntingdon, kingston 77. 75 in warm wayne. in the city 86 will feel like 94. at lunchtime feels like 100 for a heat index this afternoon, so that's why heat advisory -- you have a heat advisory when you have 95 to 100, but we could see heat index values in excess
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saturday night. some stray showers through parts of orange county, down intobergen and passaic. yeah, also into westchester, just slickening up those roadways enough. so you gotta leave the lights on, make sure that you're leaving plenty of space, and then there's another more vigorous front that will ultimately slam into our warm air mass later. think the models are overstating this line of heavy rain, but that's right, you will see an isolated storm this afternoon. one of the weather watchers saying yesterday he found out that his gutters were clogged, and he had a little downpour, so is then you get that overpour. so, yeah, get the gutters cleared out. and look at that, this afternoon could have one right there around jersey city into manhattan as well. and then friday it's the same story. you've got these popup storms. individual storms drop a lot of water in a very brief period. so you have localized flooding. saturday as we work our way into the afternoon, eisenhower
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humidity and a passing shower, and that chance continues sunday. odds are even greater sunday into monday. 90, feels like 100 today. tomorrow 91, feels like 100 to 105, staying hot into the weekend. so it's a long-term event, pace yourself and be smart. i'll tell you who's always smart is, alex denis. >>reporter: john, thank you. good morning, everyone. an accident partially blocks the ramp from the garden state parkway. it is southbound at exit 129 in woodbridge. you can still exit, but just know it's a little bit of a route 17 southbound a little farther north has now reopened between century road and midland avenue. this is in paramus. we had some late-running construction. still some residual delays because it was closed for a better portion of the morning. we have delays on the l.i.e. at the grand central parkway as you make your way westbound. you can see here that you have some standstill traffic as you try to continue your way through queens and into the city. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you. a former staffer of new
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accuses him of lying about the bridge gate scandal >> that's according to a text message newly surfaceed in court filings. cbs 2's magdalena doris reports. >>reporter: governor chris christie is on the defense after new court documents show his own staffer claims he lied about bridge-gate. >> it's ridiculous, it's nothing new. and so that's it. there's nothing new to talk about. >>reporter: that was his reaction to texts just revealed that were submitted as evidence in the trial against former port authority director bill berrone, alleging christie was not truthful in a 2013 press staff was not involved in the plan to close access lanes and snarl traffic at the george washington bridge as political payback. specifically saying his campaign chief, bill steppian had nothing to do with it. >> i've made it very clear to everybody on my senior staff that if anyone had any knowledge about this that they needd to come forward to me and tell me about it and they've all assured me they don't.
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christie's secretary of governorral affairs and another show that may not be the truth. renna says are you listening? he just flat out lied about senior staff an steppian not being involve. sheridan replieses, i'm listening, gov is doing fine, holding his own up there. to which renna reveals her reservations. yes, but he lied, and if e- mails are found with the subpoena or if chris christie for governor e-mails are uncovered in discovery, if it comes to that, it could be bad. these texts not christie was lying, they also allege his former campaign chief knew about the plan to intentionally disrupt traffic patterns. bill steppian's lawyer says these texts have been in the government's possession for years and the suggestion that he was involved in a lane shutdown is cat goricly false and irresponsible. as for kristina renna, she testified in 2014.
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lane closures. >>reporter: when she was under oath, renna never mentioned text messages she shared with or the fact she believed christie was lying. after an appearance at wfan radio, christie declined to speak directly to renna's claims. >> i don't say anything to it. that's all i can say. >> renna's lawyer says she won't comment on the text messages until she testifies in federal court next month. that's when her former boss bridget kelly and bill berrone go on trial. a update to a story we brought you exclusively earlier this week, the new deadline for the contract for extra np npped concerts and ball games has been extended. the nypd says 3/4 of the organizations involved program have already signed a new deal which was set to expire. but after our story, the nypd tells us the deadline has now been pushed to september 30th. a new playground in queens
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the community playground near ps305 is just a few months old, but the ground under the gym is collapsing. we ask the department of education if the contractor who built it will pay for the repairs. the d.o.e. could not say. the repairs are due to begin next week. 6:19 right now. up next, the new guest coming to carpool karaoke. plus the latest on a fiery explosion in maryland that injured 30 people. stock futures higher this morning after losses on wall street average by 37 the s&p
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in maryland about a half dozen people are still unaccounted for after a fiery explosion in a d sub. officials say 30 people were hurt, including firefighters. two apartment buildings went up in flames just before midnight in silver spring. rubble spilled onto the street after one of the buildings partially collapsed. of their homes. the cause of the blast is under investigation. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2s. it is 6:22. and let's bring in john. >> well, thank you, mary. hi, everybody, and good morning to ellen. she watches every morning. she says i got off the n train and was waiting for me. to say you watch every morning, i tell you what, we appreciate that, ellen. if you are riding the railways today, the subway platforms are going to be hot and steamy and sticky. pace yourself a. little bit of wet weather this morning,
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afternoon. 90, that's at the surface, so it'll feel much warmer than that. that is warmer than we were yesterday and the warming trend will continue right into the weekend. about 23 minutes after 6:00. what's going on, alex? >>reporter: john, thank you. good morning, everyone. we have an accident that partially blocks the ramp from the garden state parkway southbound at exit 129 in woodbridge. we have slowdowns as you try to exit off. it's about a five to 10-minute wait as you make your way to the george washington bridge an then it gets heavy as you cross the span. lower level, though, is well. there's a 15-minute wait at the lincoln tunnel and at the hollon. mass transit, path trains on the hoboken 33rd street or the hoboken world trade center lines, they are running with delays. it's due to equipment problems. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. chris and mary, back to you >> alex, thank you. late talk a little sport rusity now. at the olympics in rio, michael phelps has advanced to the 200- meter finals and another chance at gold. he's earned three gold medals this week. >> key team usa at the top of
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medals at 32 and gold medals with one more than china. now here's cbs 2's otis livingston with the rest of your morning sports. >> good morning, everyone. coming up today the jets and their preseason opener at 7:30. you can catch it right here on cbs 2. the mets will try to the finale from the d-backs. a-rod supposed to make his first appearance in the red sox series but joe girardi pulled a fast one. he had a change of heart. a-rod pinch hitting, down a couple of runs, and he gives this one a ride, but enough. gets the runner over to 3rd. the yankees would cash in some runs in the inning, four more, in fact, two on sterling castro's double. they beat the red sox. a-rod scheduled to start tonight in the finale. mets down a couple of runs in the 9th upper deck two-run homer. that ties the game at 2 oscar hernandez delivered the game winner for the d-backs. the mets lose 3-2. i'm otis
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talkers," a new guest for carpool karaoke. >> and a cue from ghostbusters. >>reporter: chris and mary, more girl power following this summer's ghostbusters. get ready for another all- female reboot. the same people who brought you the george clooney, brad pitt trilogy have started -- set a date for ocean's it will feature hollywood royalty. they're still casting. we're also told it is a strong possibility that some of the men from the other may make appearances. >> ocean's 16 if you get them all together. >> i wonder if he's going back an directing the female version? >> those ladies could pull it off. top notch right there. get ready for britney spears in the passenger seat.
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corden for the latest segment of "the late, late show's" carpool karaoke. she is about to release a new album and released her third single. corren's show holds the youtube record for the most watched late night clip with the carpool karaoke has released more than 121 views. you can watch this segment two weeks from today on august 25th right >> it was great. i've actually kribilitied a couple. >> how will we release over two weeks for that? >> we will be singing britney spears until then. >> how will we pass the time? i don't think it's going to get 120 million. >>reporter: hit me baby. 5:26. we continue to follow breaking news out of the bronx where firefighter rs on the scene of a house fire. plus cbs 2 demanding answers and getting action. what the lawmakers are doing about the long lines at the new jersey dmv.
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the search for a driver who took off after causing injuries and damage while on a boat. also ahead, a man scales a midtown skyscraper with a message for donald trump. what he wanted from the republican presidential
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just about 6:30, 80 degrees out there this thursday, august 11th. a high of 90 today. but with the humidity, it's going to feel like 100 degrees in some spots. traffic and weather on the 2s coming up in just a moment. plus, breaking news in the bronx. a person jumps from a building to escape an early morning fire. we are live from the scene. but, first, the man who had a captive audience on trump tower this morning, we're learning more about his motive. chris wragge >> and i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. the man is at bellevue hospital this morning for a psychological evaluation. >> he climb the skyscraper hoping for a meeting with donald trump. cbs 2's janelle burrell joins us live from trump tower this morning with more. janelle. >>reporter: well, chris, it certainly is one way of getting donald trump's attention. you'll notice here behind me this morning there's still an nypd presence and a took a team of detectives from the nypd to
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the daring climber claimed he was on a mission to speak with donald trump after the ordeal, the only meeting he got was one with police. >> i reached out an took hold of his hand, and i said, sir, you need to come with me. >>reporter: the spectacle beginning around 3:30 wednesday arch, gripping, tense moments, hundreds watching below from the ground as the 19-year-old methodically he began his ascent a few stories up from an outdoor terrace, using suction cups to continue inching his way up. from this video taken from inside the tower where you can actually hear the sound of the powerful suctions as they attach to the glass. >> i think he's probably a nut job trying to get to the top. >>reporter: police trying to corner him, cutting open windows. others lowered in large buckets to surround him, attempting to reason with him unsuccessfully. so what was his motive?
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directed to donald trump. >> the reason i climbed your tower was to get your attention. if i had sought this via conventional means, i would be much less likely to have success. >>reporter: it finally took the nypd to remove a large window pane where they were able to grab him from the 21st floor and drag him inside to safety. >> he's going to be psychologically evaluated an he's going to be placed under arrest. we're working with the manhattan district attorney's office to determine the appropriate charges. >>reportehe apparently didn't realize that donald trump was not here at the time, he was actually on the campaign trail in virginia for part of the day. trump tweeting yesterday his thanks to the nypd for rescueing steve. charges against him are still pending. reporting live this morning from midtown, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news >> all right, janelle, thank you. time now 6:32. time for traffic and weather on
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hot. >> i tell you, you gotta follow janelle's lead, keep it light and loose, short sleeves, sunscreen on, but, yeah, pace yourself. it's going to be the humidity you're dealing with, and that will just be compounded by the high dewpoints. in the city right now, we have some pretty skies. we were watching a line of showers. they're weakening, they're falling apart as they continue to move from west to east. there'll be another little batch later today. problem is moisture, lift and instability, obviously ample amounts of all, so we have chance for some isolated storms this afternoon as well. high of 90 will feel much warmer, so it's going to impact your health, so make sure you take it seriously, and maybe you might want to take a different ride into work. what's going on, alex? >>reporter: all right, john. well, we are following some breaking news, a crash is causing slower-than-normal traffic in the city. jim smith is in chopper 2 over the scene with more for us. good morning, jim. >>reporter: good morning, alex. the intersection of 118th street and madison avenue currently shut down.
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accident. that car you see [ inaudible ] it's not known how much damage caused to the big. again, three vehicles involved in the accident, the intersection currently closed down. it's not known how many injuries are involved in this accident. live in chopper 2, jim smith, cbs 2 news >> thank you, jim. we're having issues there. that's the intersection of east 118th street and madison avenue. we'll continue to update you on this alert. also an accident on the grand central parkway near laguardia causing heavy delays making your way westbound. mass transit, path trains specifically on the hoboken, 33rd street and hoboken world trade center lines are with delays. that is because of car problem there is. everything else is on or close to schedule. alternate side parking is in effect city wide today. be safe, don't text and drive, and if your travels take to the airport, so far everything is on or close to schedule at laguardia, jfk and newark's liberty airport. terrifying moments as people are traped in a burning
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bedford park, an dree a. >>reporter: well, chris and mary, one of those men had to actually jump from this burning home. let's show you some of the destruction left behind now that the sun has come up. you can see the damage there at the window where that man jumped 12 feet to the ground. he did survive but sustained serious injuries. a total of 10 people were injured in this fire. we'll show you video from earlier this morning of the flames shooting out of 261 east 2 bedford park section of the bronx. this started around 2:15 this morning. the fire chief says heavy smoke greeted them on the first floor when they arrived, along with several dogs. they said that may it difficult along with a large accumulation of stuff inside. he says that made it difficult to extinguish and difficult to search for victims. the chief says when they got here that one resident, that man we're told in his 40s had already jump ised from that
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>> we could smell smoke and -- the residents smelled smoke, and while they smelled the smoke, they noticed the fire was come frg a brother's bedroom. the brother was unable to evacuate. he ran around the side where they encouraged him to jump into the street. >>reporter: he was seriously hurt, not only from the fall, but from burns he sustained inside. in addition to that, three firefighters and six other wrs hurt. all of those injuries are minor. again, back out here live, a look at the home, it was contained, the fire was contained to this two-story, multi-family home. now that the fire is out, people have been going inside to take out what was salvageable. at this point no word yet on what caused this fire, but the chief says it does not appear to shall suspicious. -- to be suspicious. reporting live in the bedford park section of the bronx, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news >> andrea, thank you. new this morning, police are trying to identify a man wanted for questioning in a queens rape case. it happened early in the morning on july 14th at a
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in murray hill. a 52-year-old woman says she was talking with the man for two hours and said he assaulted her inside a rented room. a queens father is pleading with the public to help police catch his daughter's killer. 30-year-old karina vetrano was attacked last week as she jogged alone in a marshy area of spring creek park in howard beach. police say she'd been sexually assaulted and strangled. vertrano's father is a retired firefighter and 9/11 first responder. he says the family is raisi fund. as of last night a go fund me account had raised more than $160,000. >> during the years people have come up to me, thanking me for my service, is there anything we can do. well, now there's something you can do. please help me now. >> the nypd reward is $20,000. for information leading to an arrest and conviction. a hit and run on the water. a boater jets off after nearly crushing a long island mother
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story. >>reporter: a peaceful sunday evening on reynolds channel off island park, fisherman matthew scully was navigating his boat home. his wife, 13-year-old daughter and her friends on board. the family taking in the view. >> what turned us -- >>reporter: it was a 30-foot cobalt blue cigarette boat that scully says was speeding through what's supposed to be a 5 mile per hour zone. he says it slammed into them, smashing the windshield glass and unconscious. >> this 30-foot monster landed on top of us, on top of people an then sped off. you know, forget the boat. >>reporter: scully says he made eye contact with the man in this sketch before the boater hit the gas and sped towards oceanside. >> i kind of put my hands up and said, really, you're leaving. >>reporter: matthew's wife was sitting in this chair when she fell to the floor. he said if the side of the boat wasn't this tall, she could
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searching for the boat describe as a white male between 50 and 60 years old, very tan with a goatee. >> it's all about police officers in that precinct and all south shore areas. we're all looking at marinas, locations, look down all the waterways. >>reporter: scully is searching too, but for this family, the water will never be the same. from island park, long island, ali bauman, cbs 2. >> scully says his wife is recovering but she has three broken ribs and a fractured unwanted robo calls seem to be getting worse, even for people on the national do not call registry. the new technology that can weed out spam calls. also ahead, cbs 2 demanding answers and getting action. what lawmakers are now doing about the computer glitches an long lines at the dmv office in new jersey. plus an update on ad good deed at a local supermarket, a stranger offered cash to a woman in need. now the supermarket is also
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going after a foul ball ended in an epic fail for a baseball fan in pittsburgh. watch as the fan in the crisp white t-shirt extends his arm to grab the ball, but he he had beer. his beer sails away. >> all over -- >> and the ball smacks him in the face. chile and cheese colors, it helps them blend in. those are the colors, right? pirates lost to the san diego padres 4-0. the fan lost, by the way, about $40 worth of food. >> it is a direct hit, the full plate of nachos. we've seen the beer go flying, stuff like that before, but this is a whole different kind of thing.
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is >> if he had a drink, sure. >> miller lite, you go cracker jacks, forget about it, you take out a second mortgage. the pirates did give him a t- shirt. >> what a day to wear white. oh, well, poor guy. all right, so it is going to be hot, we are going to be catching some rays, catching some drops, and, yeah, i'll be catching some slack for all the heat and humanity. make sure your aready for it. this is what the city looks like from the empire state building smile on my face because i know right now susie sunnyside queens is watch, and i know red soxanne jordan is watching because 10-year-old amanda jordan spotted me yesterday. they're watching in brooklyn. it's also presidential joke day in honor of the accidental joke toll by ronald reagan on this day in -- told by ronald reagan on this day in 1984 when he thought the mic was closed, so it's a day when we honor presidential humor.
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partly cloudy and 80. wins out of southwest today. 79 in white plains, greenwich and babylon. these numbers are warmer than they were yesterday. now let's talk doiments. dewpoints already in the -- now let's talk dewpoints. dewpoints are now in the 70s. they're higher than they were yesterday. when you do the math, it is going to feel oppressive, and technically, this is a serious health situation. when you have a real feel at 100 degrees, that's why it's a heat advisory that's in effect now through saturday in the c higher, air quality is moderate, so it's the kind of day when you really have to think it through, pace yourself and take the breaks you need. hey, are we on the brakes right now, alex? >>reporter: we are, john. we have some heavier-than- normal traffic. just getting word of an accident in brooklyn. on the bqe northbound at metropolitan avenue, causing about a 30-minute delay through the area. traffic extends back to queens boulevard. if you are traveling to the lincoln tunnel, it is also a slow ride there. is now a truck fire reported. it has closed 495 at kennedy
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the area, take those other secondary streets. there's at least a 20 machine minute wait at the toll plaza, -- wait at the toll plaza. taking mass transit, path trains specifically on the hoboken 33rd street and hoboken world trade center lines, well, they are running with delays due to car equipment problems. alternate side parking, it is in effect city wide today. be safe, don't text and drive. and do be aware a new report by aaa reveals the growing dangers of debris-related crashes on the roads. according to a new study, between 2011 and 2014, on u.s. roads caused more than 200,000 crashes resulting in about 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths. aaa says the majority of that debris came from other vehicles, so if you are carrying anything, make sure to -- make sure it is strapped in well and always make sure you stay a safe distance from other vehicles while you are drieching so you have time to avoid the debris. back to you. >> good advice. alex, thank you. for months new jersey residents trying to get a
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>> they're greeted by long lines at motor vehicle agencies. cbs 2 is dmanning answers, and now some lawmakers want action. cbs 2's meg baker reports. >>reporter: the parking lot filled up quickly at the rahway motor vehicle agency, many people back after being turned away after waiting in lines like these. >> i had to miss a day of work and they tell me i don't have nothing to do here. >>reporter: her story is one that many have ex i had to take time off of work to come down here. i mean, it's hard enough to keep working, but then i have to spend my time here. now, you know, the employees here i'm sure are doing the best they can, but they're overwhelmed. >>reporter: the agency blames it on a 30-year-old computer program and motorists who wait until the end of the month. senate president steve sweeney questioned the agency's delay in fixing these problems, calling for a senate hearing on the issue. >> when is the new system going to be up and running? >>reporter: the majority of
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a plan for a new computer system was canceled. some dmv locations were closed and employees' hours were cut. >> the staffing on saturday was reduced to half staff. >>reporter: legislation cannot change how the agency runs. that is in the hands of governor christie and the dmv chief administrator. >> here you have more than enough money generated into this agency to have a first- class top shelf operation. >>reporter: i pressed the issues with the agency work force at the busiest locations in north jersey is. but it could not give a timeline for computer system upgrades. in rahway, new jersey, meg baker, cbs 2 news. >> the motor vehicle agency says by january they plan to have half a million renewing by mail. complaints are skyrocketing from people on the national do not call registry who are still getting swamped with robo calls daily. the federal trade commission
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this year. when it was created more than a decade ago, the do not call registry could trace numbers, but new technology made by telemarketers has made that obsolete. telemarketers can often disguise numbers from overseas. >> they can push a button and do a million calls. it's against the law, but you can't find them. >> it's definitely worse than ever. everyday there's more and more. >> apps like no more robo can weed out the calls. senator charles schumer has proposed a bill blocking services to their customers. that would be convenient. >> yes. 6:48. an update to a story we first told you about yesterday, a stranger helps out a woman in need at the grocery store. now that woman is getting even more help. this story coming up. an fighting to be a boy scout. there's only one problem, she's a girl. the push to change the rules in the century-old organization. but, first, otis livingston has this morning's sports update. >> good morning, everyone. the mets lost to the diamondbacks 3-2 in 12 innings. yankees pummel the red sox 9-4.
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it flew out. he'll play his final game at fenway tonight while the mets try to take the series finale against arizona, meanwhile, the jets play their preseason opener against jacksonville. you can see that right here on cbs 2 at 7:30.
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hampton, long island has created an online petition. so far it's been signed by almost 5,000 people. for more than 10 years irelon has tagged along on camping trips and skill sessions with her oler brother, brian. at 11 she unofficially earned the arrow of light which is the highest award in the cub scout program. now that her brother earned an eagle scout badge, she says she wants one too. >> there's a large percentage of boys that end up at really elite institutions because they're ea for everyone. >> the boy scouts say allowing girls into the organization would go against its charter created back in 1916. it's a hot one today. at 6:52, we already have 80 degrees. john. >> hot and humid. so here's the deal, the heat index near 100 degrees today, pushing 105 by saturday. serious health implications there. working toward our second heat wave of the season in the city, it'll be the third for many.
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in fact, the odds for rain will go up sunday into monday so make sure you're ready for that as well. let's get you ready to save some time with alex. >>reporter: john, thank you. we have a crash on the outer bridge westbound mid span. it's blocking the left lane causing delays. there's also an accident in brooklyn on the bqe northbound and metropolitan avenue. it's cause bg a half hour delay. traffic backed now to boulevard. if you are traveling to the lincoln tunnel, a truck fire has closed 495 at kennedy boulevard. once you make your way past here to the toll plaza, there is the george washington bridge. alternate side, it's in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. mary, back to you. >> alex, thank you. we're following breaking news of a tree down in the bronx. jim smith is live in chopper 2 with the details for us. jim. >>reporter: a portion of the tree has fallen down into the intersection, it's taking -- taken down some power lines and no reports of injuries of anybody getting struck on the
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cbs 2 news. >> jim, thank you. we have good news for a new jersey woman who was touched by a stranger's good deed at the grocery store. yesterday the stop and shop in south orange offered to interview the unemployed woman. you'll recall sarah hall says she was in the process of returning items saturday in order to pay the rent. she says a woman handed her $30 to cover the expense. hall is still trying the good samaritan so she can thank her again. >> be nice for two nice gestures two days in a row there. hopefully we'llav interview went very well. time now for "cbs this morning," let's get an update from charlie and gayle of their broadcast this morning. >>reporter: good morning. >>reporter: good morning, chris and mary. we are on the scene of an apartment complex explosion that injured dozens, plus this question, did the united states manipulate intelligence about the combat efforts against isis in iraq and syria? this investigation sparked by a whistleblower at u.s. central command. >>reporter: also the deadly skydiving accident is raising questions about how the entire sport is regulated. and dangers on the highway.
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of flying debris. >>reporter: and this our new series something in common with stars jeff bridges and chris pine, all of that and more, the news is back in the morning and we'll have it for you in a few minutes. >> we'll see you then. thank you so much. >>reporter: see you guys. >> pretty scary video there. what you need to know
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here's what you need to know before you go. a 19-year-old virginia man is at bellevue hospital for a psychological evaluation after climbing trump tower with suction cups yesterday. he made it to the 21st floor of the 68-story building before police pulled him through a window. breaking news in the bronx this morning, a person jumps to safety, many others bed forepark. firefighters encountered heavy flames and smoke and had a tough time battling the blaze. new video this morning of a suspect wanted for destroying seven tractor-trailers in east new york, brooklyn last month. police say the man in the video left seven vehicles, mostly garbage trucks all torched. it took the fdny hours to put out all the fires. presidential candidate hillary clinton delivers a speech on the economy in michigan today. it comes three days after donald trump gave his own address before the detroit
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florida today in the orlando suburb of kissimmee. let's head over to alex for a final look at traffic. >>reporter: chris, thank you. an accident on the bqe northbound at metropolitan avenue. it's causing some heavy delays through the area. it's causing about a 30-minute wait back to queens boulevard. and if you are trying to make your way to the lincoln tunnel, it is an accident, actually, a truck fire that has closed 495 at kennedy boulevard getting here to the toll plaza, 30- minute wait, 15 at the george washington bridge and holland tunnel. alternate side is in effect cit john. >> if you're getting in the car and heading to the beach, high rip current risk, but i don't blame you for going to the beach. a little bit of relief there. elsewhere, it's hot, it's humid. feels like potentially 100 degrees. air temperature of 90, some popup showers and storms today, again tomorrow. better chance for stormy weather sunday into monday. stay cool. >> okay, johnny. we'll have another check of news and weather coming up in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching. i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge.
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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, august 11th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." an explosion and fire overnight levels part of an apartment complex outside washington. dozens are hurt or clinton and president obama, but his attack is leveled by a controversial supporter. a man who scaled trump tower says he had a message for the gop nominee. >> a new report blames flying debris for more than 200,000 crashes and hundreds of death. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. we have the fire extinguished and trying to

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