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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. it's 4:30, 73 degrees on this friday, august 12. another summer scorcher out there with highs in the 90s. >> the storms continued overnight with thunder and lightning. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news this wave lasting right through the weekend. >> we can also expect lots of pop-up storms with heavy downpours well into the week. john elliott is standing by with your forecast. let's begin with janelle burrell live on the upper west side with more this morning. >> reporter: hi there. it's certainly been a tough couple of days weather-wise. as for this morning, not too bad so far, but of course that is going to change. take a look behind me. you can see here on the upper
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reading about 77 degrees now, but it's going to feel a lot hotter as the day progresses. people here in the city bracing for another day of intense heat. >> offensively hot. it offenders my sensibilities that it is this hot. >> i feel like i'm walking in a hot bath, an unpleasant hot bath. >> the humidity and heat index potentially dangerous. >> it's very draining and it's hard to breathe. >> which is why staying hydrated is crucial. >> we keep refilling our bottles every 10 minutes. >> we rest every 30 minutes or so. >> thursday the weather system brought heavy rain to parts of our area, lightning setting off this fire in new jersey, a bolt hitting electrical wires.
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center when a crane struck and cracked this window. as the hot weather continues into the weekend, officials are urging residents to do their best to conserve and limit use of high energy appliances. >> let's just say the air is on. i just don't have the lights on. >> reporter: officials also urging you to check in on your neighbors to make sure they are okay. a lot of municipalities will have cooling centers open today and here in new york state, will have extended hours until 8 p.m. tonight. janelle burrell cbs2 news. >> that's good news, the pools are staying open a little later. >> you've got to plan on it, put some extra water in the car. god forbid you get stuck in any
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we've got a line of showers. it's just showers, but it stretches down through sussex into parts of morris, warren, hunterton county. it's the heat and humidity that combine to give you that extra lift in the atmosphere. that's why we're worried about a few pop-up storms this afternoon. real-feel numbers of parts of the area. let's get you around the area with alex. we have construction, that i mean of the game here, two lanes are closed on the cross bronx in both directions near the sheridan expressway. we also have heavy delays on the bqe as you make your way through the area at manhattan avenue. a live look now to the tappan zee bridge.
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alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. he was 0 for 3, tonight he'll have one more chance for glory at the plate as his controversial career comes to a close. >> andrea grymes joins us live from the stadium. alex rodriguez will come to a stop this evening. his time since 2004 has had lots of ups and downs. many will remember him as one of the game's greatest players, but others will remember him as complicated and controversial thanks in large part to his steroid use. >> i'm like the menace, and i'm finally graduating and it's kind of a sad day but at the same time it's a happy day. >> it's the end of an era for a-
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the polarizing player will make his final drive to the stadium for his final game. >> i'm so grateful for the fans of new york. they've been so good to me through thick and thin. >> it's only fitting that rodriguez played the last road game of his career last night in boston at fenway park. going 0 for 4 but driving in a run with bases loaded in the top of the 8th, helping yanks win 4-2. joe girardi had denied his request to play 3rd base but he did bat cleanup. >> my job description does not entail a farewell tour. my job description is to try to win every game and put everyone in the best possible position to do that. >> the team announced on sunday that tonight's game would be a-
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the 41-year-old rodriguez who spent most of his time playing 3rd base, most recently transitioned to designated hitter. he's had no shortage of headlines from the use of his steroid use to his incredible hits, just four homers shy of 700. now the fans say good-bye. >> having him an as advisor for the up and comers is awesome. >> he's a great player, a of home runs. >> there's a lot of controversial around him but for me i'm going to be really upset to see him go. >> reporter: rodriguez will be paid out for the remainder of this season in addition to $21 million roughly for next season. there will be a pregame ceremony tonight here at the stadium. first pitch has been pushed back a half hour to 7:35. reporting live outside yankee stadium, andrea grymes cbs2 news. thank you. the search continues for a man
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west side. he's accused of attacking a woman walking her dog at 5:20 in the morning near 107th street. police say he put her in a head lock and she hit him in the groin. he tried to kiss her. the woman bit the man on the lips and ran. the women we spoke to praised the woman for reacting the way she did. >> that would be my gut reaction to just give him hell and hope for the best, but i think that's all fight or flight takes over. >> police describe the suspect as hispanic between 20 and 30 years old, muscular with brown curly hair. the search continues for an accused serial arsonist. investigators say the arsonist has struck three times in the area since last month. police say he targeted a consignment shop on 81st street for a second time last week. surveillance video from july 26th shows the suspect throw
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he appears to pour a liquid before igniting it. people walking by called 9-1-1. >> everybody's worried. i'm worried. the woman next door is worried. >> it's horrible, obviously but he's mentally ill probably. >> he also tried setting fire to a door, a dry cleaners on 82nd street. shops in the area placed posters in their windows. the virginia teenager who scaled the side tower is charged with criminal trespassing. he used suction cups to reach the 21st floor before officers yanked him inside through an open window. sources say republican party officials will meet with representatives in donald trump's campaign in orlando florida today. some describe it as an emergency meeting to discuss the state of his campaign. meanwhile, trump isn't backing
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>> barack obama and hillary clinton, these are the founders of isis. these are the founders of isis because of bad judgment. >> trump first launched the line of attack wednesday. yesterday he also called the president and mrs. clinton the mvps from isis. >> clinton tweeted no, barack obama is not the founder of isis. vice president joe biden joins hillary clinton rally in scranton pennsylvania. she toured an engineering plant north of detroit and gave a speech nearby. clinton told the crowd trump is selling nothing but fear. >> if team usa was as fearful as trump, michael phelps and simone biles would be cowering in the locker room. >> a reuters poll gives clinton a 6 point advantage over trump.
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taking a hit, a youth sports facility attacked over and over by vandals. >> and dramatic video as a train slams into a truck, miraculously the driver survivors, how authorities say this happened coming up. >> weather-wise we've got a cooler start underway, but the big heat is back and some storms too. we'll talk about it. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up hit by an expensive septic disaster. but for only $7 a month,
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this was for the pan mass challenge, dana farber cancer research fundraiser. you've got to make sure you exercise at the right time of the day and wear the right gear or you're rethinking the exercise plan. beautiful skies giving away to the ulo and then the cumulonimbus and that's when you see the heavy rain. in the city it's quiet, and it's a little cooler than wind out of the west at 5. relative humidity at 93%. from 68 to 77 to 78 your spread, these numbers, compared to yesterday, it's a little cooler on average. it feels a little bit better. dew points still soupy and high at 71 in the city, but even dew points when you look at all of the reporting stations down maybe a degree or 2, so we're off to a more comfortable start
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we're actually warmer this afternoon. and then when you factor in those high dew points later you've got a real feel of 105. it's now an excessive heat warning for the city and it's a heat advisory for almost everybody. temperatures, those real feel numbers between 100 and 110 during the course of the first half of the weekend. the rain right now, we saw some heavier rain. it's just weakening a bit down through sussex into morris over into somerset, warren don county. much of the area is rain free, but late in the day and around game time, that's when we see this line of thunderstorms. we learned yesterday it's intense heavy rain with lots of lightning with this kind of heat. so we'll be watching for that round and then another round, far more miss than hit, but individual storms are strong for your saturday into sunday
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dew points it's going to feel like 100 to 105 to 110. it's still active with storms monday into tuesday. hey, let's check out your traffic pattern with alex. we already have some changes for you, heavy delays on the bqe at manhattan avenue, most likely due to some construction at the cashew coe bridge. delays extend back to mcginnis boulevard. we have construction blocking two lanes on the cross bronx in both directions near th sheridan expressway. eastbound delays extend back to webster avenue. lower level closed for construction. that's until 6 this morning. you are delay free here, lincoln and holland tunnel as well. alternate side parking is in effect as well. be safe, don't text and drive. moi your de blasio is going -- mayor de blasio is going ahead with bike lanes. the city is planning bike lanes
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but some say they are losing valuable parking spaces to the new bike lanes. the local community board voted against the bike lanes in may but the mayor says his plan will improve safety on queens boulevard. surveillance video released of a suspect in an attempted robbery in brooklyn. it happened tuesday in williamsburg. the suspect allegedly followed a 27-year-old woman to her apartment and forced his way in. he pulled a knife from the kitchen sink and pointed it then he dropped it and ran. alex rodriguez plays his final game for the yankees in the bronx. they'll faced tampa bay rays. and at the olympics simone maneul becomes the first michelle obama to win a gold medal in swimming and michael phelps brew away rival ryan
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in the games. an investigation underway in new jersey after a youth sports association is repeatedly vandalized and robbed in ocean county. this time the suspects were caught on camera. meg baker has the story. >> the fall season tarts september 10th for the lake hurst manchester soccer association, but the teams have already suffered a loss. >> just in this latest break-in we're estimated around 1500 in damage and probably another 500 in the product that was stolen. >> the association has been burglarized three times and vandalized relentlessly. you can see remnants of blue paint still on the cement. this last time, the four suspected teens were caught on camera. >> it's really messed up how people can just think they can do this to our fields because it costs a lot of money to repair. >> in the latest incident on sunday around 3:30 a.m., the thieves got away with all the
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>> when we have to spend money because of vandalism, it sets us back. >> also missing. >> i that stole all of the poles that we had gotten donated for the light project. >> these couple of rotten apples that are really ruining it for so many others. >> some of the funds collected not only go towards upkeep of the fields but also a college scholarship for seniors in high school. >> we have to keep increasing the costs and we've been losing players because a lot of families 't >> $5000 worth of new sod had to be put down a few months ago to fix the field. >> it's not that they're taking if from us, they're taking it from the kids who are playing here. >> in manchester new jersey, meg baker cbs2 news. a violent crash caught on camera, this was the aftermath after a train and pickup truck collided in the boston area.
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closed crossing get a moving right in front of boston's mbta commuter trains, the driver a 70-year-old man suffered serious injuries. no one on the train was hurt. >> it's amazing that no one was hurt. >> can't go around. >> it is a sight you won't be able to see until 2026. >> plus a suspected car thief does something unusual in court and just wait until you hear how the judge reacts. >> and we'll get another check
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park,. the extreme heat didn't stop stargazers from checking out the perseid meteor stars. it's actually dust coming from the swift tunnel that circles the sun. the dusty tail gives us this annual meteor shower. >> as we collide with this tail
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you get beautiful shooting stars in your nighttime sky. >> it is just phenomenal when you actually do see a shooting star go across the sky. you can read about it, you can talk about it, but until you really see it it's really breathtaking. >> this year's shower was expected to be one of the best ever because gravity from jupiter is pulling twice as many meteors towards earth. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. here at 4:52, john good morning. >> not everybody had skies. i was glad some of those folks saw that sight. 73 in the city yesterday, 94 in bridgeport, 94 in belmar, 92 in farmingdale. in the park it hit 91. that's just somewhat misleading because laguardia hit 97. you know through queens, brooklyn, the bronx you had highs around 95 to 96. it was 96 in newark. today it's similar numbers. 93 for the city but parts of the area you'll be warmer than
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the humidity, it will be even warmer than that. the beach beckoning, just remember a lot of problems with rip currents both for jersey and the south facing beaches of long island. be smart as you head out to keep cool. good morning every. heavy delays at the bqe, most likely due to construction at the kosciuszko bridge. construction blocks two lanes on the cross bronx. it is in both directions near the sheridan expressway. eastbound delays extend webster avenue. all mass transit is on or close to schedule. metro north, path trains, new jersey trance, lirr, getting word of an accident on the l.i.e. at exit 22 eastbound as well. alternate side in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. thank you so much. it is 4:53. back to school lists are long and expensive from pens and pencils to notebooks and
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from high atop the empire state building, look at this beautiful shot. if you love humidity, you love feeling you're wrapped in a wet towel, you're going to love today. first, a new movie proves truth can be stranger than fiction. >> jonah hill and miles teller making scheme that proves profitable until greed sets in. >> david, we're gun runners. let's go run some guns. >> they call themselves war dogs, two young men who make a fortune from the military without stepping on the battlefield. >> if really you just have an internet connection. >> and a dream. >> and a dream that you can bid on these contracts. >> miles teller and jonah hill
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international arms dealers, exploiting a government loophole they land a $300 million contract to supply weapons to allies in afghanistan. >> we won't let you down. >> war dogs is based on true events, told through the the perspective of teller's character. >> he's doing all this stuff. he's trying to provide for his girl. he doesn't have like a clear cut idea of what he wants to do with his life. i think in your early 20s i think that's pretty much what everybody goes through. help of bradley cooper as a middle man. >> for hill's character money is always the driving force. >> this character is so evil. he's so manipulative and, you know, just got a lot of bad motives i think, you know, but he's also so charismatic and
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in the way. >> it always does. that greed, it always gets us. war dogs opens in theaters nationwide on the 19th of august. it is 4:58. still ahead, garbage, drug paraphernalia, but this used to be a beautiful lake, the push to clean up what was once a resort area. >> and history is being made at the olympic games, the first african-american medal won in 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.
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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. >> right now at 5:00, the end of an era for a-rod. he'll thank fans who love him and those who hate him. >> heat and storms, another round of rain is expected later today. plus we're dealing with extreme heat as we head into >> good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news this morning, high heat and oppressively high humidity, that's what's ahead for the next few days. >> we have live team coverage this morning on today's weather. john is standing by with your forecast. let's begin with janelle burrell live on the upper west side. >> reporter: chris, i can tell you if you're just heading out the door right now, not too bad. actually, there's a little bit of a breeze at this hour.
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take a look behind us. the thermometer here off broadway reading 77 degrees. as the day progresses, it's going to feel steamy. >> offensively hot. it offends my sensibilities that it is this hot. >> walking around the city like a soupy swampy sauna. >> i feel like i'm walking in a hot bath, an unpleasant hot bath. >> the humidity and heat index making it unbearable hard to breathe. >> which is why staying hydrated is crucial, especially if you're outdoors and exercising. >> the water fountain over there, we keep refilling our bottles every 10 minutes. >> thursday the weather brought heavy rains to our area, lightning setting off this fire in new jersey, the bolt hitting electrical wires in hardson
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center. as the hot weather continues into the weekend, officials are urging residents to do their best to conserve and limit use of high energy appliances. >> let's just say the air is on. i just don't have the lights on. >> reporter: and doctors reiterating to people to make sure you keep hydrated and not overexert yourself if you are going outside today. a lot of municipalities across our area have cooling that same applies for state parks that have swimming facilities. those pools will remain open until 8 tonight. reporting live from the upper west side, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thank you. now let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's and find out about the next couple of hours john. >> we've got some showers in the area. it's west of the city there weakening as they move to the east. parts of the area will see more rain. that's the heavy rain we dealt with overnight with the storms. you see those showers filling
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morris and sliding into somerset as well. they were a lot stronger on the flip side of the state line. heat and humidity of the day, we'll see more pop-up individual showers and storms. can lead to localized flooding. looks like it's later in the day and at night, afternoon peak heat feels like 105. it's an excessive heat warning for the city. into new jersey, heat advisory elsewhere. you've got to be smart yourself. and you know what she means to do, chumminesses to save she means to save you some time. you can see the flashing lights approaching the grand central parkway. two lanes are blocked. should be clearing out shortly. until then you have heavier than normal traffic. heavy delays on the bqe at manhattan avenue most likely due to construction at the kosciuszko bridge. delays extend become to mcguinness boulevard.
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expressway in both directions near the sheridan expressway. eastbound delays extend to webster avenue. alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. thank you. a controversial career comes to a close at yankee stadium tonight. >> alex rodriguez makes one last appearance in a yankees uniform in a game against tampa bay. andrea grymes joins us live from the stadium with more. andrea, good morning. >> reporter: good morning chris and mary. hopefully the rain holds out later tonight. e ceremony planned before the first pitch, which was pushed back to 7:35 tonight for alex rodriguez's last game. he says he loves playing this game, and he loves playing for this team. tonight he'll say good-bye to both. >> you know, i'm like the menace, and i'm finally aggravated assaulting and it's kind of a sad day but at the same time it's a happy day. >> it's the end of an era for a- rod, the yankees and the fans. today the polarizing player will make his final drive to
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>> it's going to be strange and surreal. i'm so grateful for the fans of new york. they've been so good to me through thick and thin. >> it's perhaps only fitting that rodriguez played the last road game of his career last night in boston at fenway park. >> here's the 2-2, dribbled slowly in front of the plate. >> going 0 for 4 but driving in a run with bases loaded in the top of the 8th helping the yanks win 4-2. the team announced on last and he would take on a new role as special instructor and advisor to the yankees. the 41-year-old rodriguez who spent most of his time playing 3rds by, most recently transitioned to designated hitter. he's had no shortage of headlines from his admitted steroid use to his suspension for the 2014 season to his
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shy of 700. >> having him adds an advisor is awesome. >> he's a great player, a lot of hope runs. >> i know there's a lot of controversy around him but for me i'm going to be really upset to see him go. >> reporter: joe girardi had denied rodriguez's request to play 3rd base in his last two games as a yankee. last night he did bat cleanup and he will be playing tonight for the last time. reporting live outside yank thank you. new this morning, police released surveillance video of a suspect in what they say was an attempted robbery in brooklyn. it happened tuesday in williamsburg. the suspect followed a 27-year- old woman to her apartment, then forced his way in. he pulled a knife from the kitchen sink and pointed it at her. then he dropped it and ran. the woman was not hurt. a health alert regarding the west nile virus. suffolk county health officials say mosquito samples from three parks have tested positive for the virus.
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suspend nighttime activities. county residents are also urged to eliminate stagnant water around their homes where mosquitoes breathe. a massive gathering in queens as neighbors refuse to see a hotel turned into a homeless shelter. the plan is to turn the holiday inn right off the long island expressway into a homeless shelter. residents say there's no public transportation nearby an values down. the city won't make a final decision until fall. this summer michael phelps brew away ryan lochte to win his fourth gold medal at the rio games. his victory is his 22nd gold medal. jamie yuccas joins us from rio. >> another record setting night
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gold medal in the olympic 200- meter individual medley and becoming the first swimmer to win the same competition in four consecutive winter games. an emotional phelps listened to the star spangled banner after being awarded his fourth game of the rio olympics and the 22nd gold of his career. >> baltimore's greaters swimmer. >> the ravens and fans watched and celebrated phelps' win during last night's game. another record breaking event, this one by 20-year-old simone manuel. she tied with a canadian swimmer for a gold medal in the 100-meter free style, become the first african-american swimmer to win a gold in swimming. and the united states gymnastics team kept rolling. two days after the women won
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year-old simone biles took home the gold in the individual all around competition. her teammate 22-year-old aly raisman took silver. biles is the fourth consecutive american woman to win the all- around title. >> so good. >> it's been an amazing week for usa. >> it's been the summer of simone, both simone manuel and simone biles. >> plus what's he doing. why this man decided to show off his dance moves in front of a judge and hear the judge's reaction right after this. >> don't look at me. all right, what do you need today. well, an umbrella early and then again much later and obviously lots of water. traffic and weather on the 2's
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i did everything i could to make her party perfect. almost everything. you know, 1 i n 10 houses could get hit by an expensive septic disaster. but for only $7 a month, rid-x helps break down waste. avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. boy do we have a nice humid day in store today. >> tomorrow, sunday, pretty much monday. >> i'm trying to be positive about. >> you know, the thing is, we're in this together. we're in this to get through the weekend. we're going to do it, we're going to just be smart about it. it's summer, you're not shoveling anything. you're just out there enjoying it, a little sunscreen. the shade and maybe some friends and some nice light food, and you'll have a nice time. in the city right now, you
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than it did this time yesterday. this is the view from the empire state building. there will be sun today. it gives way to clouds later and then we see some heavy rain. the concern is going to be that yankee's game tonight. if you're going, have fun, but there could be a delay. mostly cloudy, wind out of the west at74. the heat index at laguardia was 106 degrees. th 105. central park the heat index, peak heat index was 101. this gets to be academic, parts of the area were maybe 107 plus. into the hudson valley, you don't escape this either. it's going to be hot. even those real feel numbers today likely there or warmer, 105 the potential heat index for the city with a high of 93. then you see those clouds build
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your high of 93, 10 degrees above normal. that's compounded by the humidity. 97 the record. sun's up 6:04. 7:57, fantastic plane. right now we have 68 in liberty. that's one of the cooler readings. dew points in the 70s, so it's soupy. it's very mild out the door. freehold the dew point right now is 75 degrees. some showers pushing through. this is light rain. this has weakened somewhat as it has headed out of pennsylvania into parts of jersey. we are going to see the potential for more storms, a hot ending to the workweek. peak heat will be tomorrow, and then again we see some isolated storms. it's three more miss than hit on saturday. sunday proximity to that front gives more of an opportunity for some of that rain. remember if that's a travel day or you have plans, i think you'll see more activity on
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hanging on to the 90s, we finally break that. it's still steamy and stormy the first part of next week. thank you. we have an accident on the eastbound side of the l.i.e. it's approaching the grand central parkway. two lanes are now blocked. we have delays that extend become to queens boulevard. some slower than normal traffic approaching the scene. you'll want to anticipate this. heavy delays on the eastbound side of the bqe most likely ue kosciuszko bridge. it's not your eyes, a little blurry camera for you. we have a disabled vehicle at meeker morgan avenue as well. alternate side parking is in effect city wide, be safe, don't text and drive. another summer weekend has arrived, but some long island beachgoers are fed up with pollution and trash at their once favorite stretch of sand where swimming is now off limits. jennifer mclogan has the story. >> it's hard to believe this
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shoreline of lake ronkonkoma dodging glass and trash, beer bottles, needles, nails, even old railroad ties, emotional with memories. >> the smell of the hot dogs cooking at the little concessions and whatnot and people coming in the evening. >> they came by horse and buggy, then trains and model ts, a playground of the wealthy during the roaring 20s and beyond. 34 pavilions, gracious hotels. >> st and other birds there were people and every day at the pavilion the staff would sweep the whole beach. >> joe molin ary clings to her old cabana key. >> how long have you been waiting for action here? >> oh, years and years. >> the improvement society is demanding answers. who's responsible to clear remains of the bookstore that
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grounds of the bavarian inn. it's also too complicated to to believe. >> the bottom of the lake is owned by the town of islip. the county of brook haven has a portion and the county of sussex has a portion. >> with three towns and one county all owning a share, it's been decades of passing the buck. finally they are working to apply for a joint grant. >> but it's like pulling teeth. >> no way people could swim in here, though. >> >> oil, too, and blue-green algae. >> the first of several community meetings to put pressure on local governments to take action will be heldhere tonight. police in rocklin county are investigating fireworks explosions outside the homes of two rabbis as possible hate crimes. police recovered the remnants of large fire crackers. one set a bush on fire tuesday
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a car in his driveway. >> we heard a very loud boom outside the front door. we ran outside. there was a lot of smoke and dust. >> a short time later more fire crackers exploded a block away at the home of another rabbi. no one was hurt. nearly two dozen dogs are recovering at a long island shelter this morning after being found in an suv in the bronx. police sate dogs were living with a 40- hot and filthy suv in palum bay. the dogs and adult german shepherd all needed mansion. the woman was taken tomont fear hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. a suspected car thief did something unusual during his bond hearing in miami on thursday [ laughter ] >> 30-year-old calvin griffith
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attention by twerking. judge katherine puller was not impressed. police arrested griffith after he stole a car from a high school parking lot. the judge set his bond at $18,500. still ahead, train like an olympian, a look at the tech gear athletes like michael phelps are using to help with their training. >> first, it's that time again. back to school shopping is right around the corner. how you can get the best deals and whs own kids' closet. >> and we'll get another check of traffic and weather on the
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it is 5:22. time for photographic and traffic and weather on the 2's. >> it's west of the city, and it's light rain. then we set our sights on the low 90s again. it's going to feel like 100 to 110 during the course of the weekend. strong storm possible later today or tonight. it coulni down. as we work our way into some weekend fun, it's going to be hot at the beach, saturday, 90 to 94. there's a little relief sunday, but there's actually more thunderstorm activity on sunday. mountains you're in a little better shape as far as the temperatures go. still stormy. those ocean temperatures are up. watch out for the rip currents. watch out for some brake lights, right alex. >> and flashing lights. you will see them if you're traveling on the l.i.e. there is an accident on the eastbound side approaching the grand central parkway.
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boulevard. plan for this, also in new jersey we're following an overturned truck. it is on route 80 eastbound at exit 19 which is hackettstown. to the southern state parkway at corona avenue. you have a smooth ride in both directions. no issues to report here, the northern state, the l.i.e. out in this area, alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. michael phelps and simone manuel, adding to the count at the rio olympics. >> the medals among 38 total medals won well ahead of china and japan. here's steve overmyer. >> tonight will be alex rodriguez's final game with the yankees. the yankees host tampa while the mets are in san diego. last night a-rod helped his team win. alex rodriguez is third in baseball's all-time rbi list. this might have been his
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it counts. the mets just got swept by the third worst team in the league yesterday, and terry collins blew his lid afterwards with a 4 minute rant to the media. the mets lost 9-0. they're three games back in the wild card. and the jets first preseason game is in the books. ryan fitzpatrick was 3 for 4 as he shook off the rust. the lone touchdown gino smith. for cbs2 sports i'm steve overmyer. have a good day. it is that time of the year, back to school shopping which means spending big bucks. >> cindy hsu shows us a few ways parents actually save some money. >> before you shop, hit your kids' closet and get rid of everything they've outgrown. >> sometimes something you're going to shop for is already in your closet. >> trend expert says the same
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you have pens. you don't need to buy that again. on your composition book, sometimes you've only used 1/10. rip out those pages and still use all this. >> now is the time you'll find great sales on supplies. >> there are all kinds of penny deals where you can get pencils for a penny. >> look for bundle deals where you buy several things at once for a big discount. sign up for sales alerts from your favorite stores. as for clothes, you might want to hold off on the buying, the best deals are in early october. back to clearing out the closet. >> you might even find something that still has a tag on it that was never worn. that might be an opportunity to resell it and make some money. >> something new are personal shopping apps like mezi where you put in exactly what you want and the price you're willing to spend. it comes back with lots of choices for different stores. >> while we're all looking for the best deals, sometimes your
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jeans or really expensive shoes. that's where you can either say too expensive, no, or make a deal. have the kids chip in on the price. that way they'll get a feel for how much everything costs. on the upper west side, cindy hsu cbs2 news. >> i'm writing all this down, thank you. >> it's a big, big time for a lot of parents out there. >> it really is. >> it is now 5:26. still ahead, parking problems in a long island neighborhood. why a library is being blamed. >> another steamy day on we'll have a live report coming up. >> an emotional night ahead for alex rodriguez. the controversial yankee will play his final game in pinstripe. i'll have a live report from the stadium coming up. >> and new technology is changing the way athletes train for the olympics. we're going to show you how some of it works. cbs2 news this morning right
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you're watching cbs2 news this morning. >> just about 5:30 and already 74 degrees on this friday, august 12th. get ready for a hot and humid weekend. we're also tracking some storms. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up in just a moment. >> a final farewell for alex rodriguez. his last game is tonight. we'll preview that live in the bronx coming up.
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turns into a controversy. why a popular one has neighbors fuming in the area. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. get ready for high heat, high humidity through the weekend. >> we can expect pop-up storms, we've got live team coverage on today's weather. john elliott standing by with your forecast. we'll begin with cbs2's janelle burrell live on the upper west side. high janelle. >> reporter: hi chris and mary. we've got to tell you, actually right now it's quite comfortable here on the upper these last couple of days of course that's going to be short lived. right now above broadway and 72nd street, it is reading the temperature, 76 degrees, but the feels-like temperature is going to increase with the humidity we're expecting today and. people here say they are bracing for it and prepared. >> offensively hot. it offends my sensibilities that it is this hot. >> walking around the city like
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hot bath, an unpleasant hot bath. >> the humidity and heat index making it unbearable and potentially dangerous. >> it's very draining and it's hard to breathe. >> which is why staying hydrated is crucial, especially if you're outdoors and exercising. >> the water fountain we keep refilling our bottles every 10 minutes. >> keep cool in the shade. we rest every 30 minutes or so. >> thursday the weather system brought heavy rain to parts of our area, lightning setting off this fire in new jersey, hitting electrical wires in hardison township. the strong wind causing this damage at 3 world trade center when a crane struck and cracked this window. as the hot weather continues into the weekend, officials are urging residents to do their best to conserve and limit use of high energy appliances. >> let's just say the air is on. i just don't have the lights on. >> and actually, right now here on the upper west side we are
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now, but we are expecting it, of course, to get a lot more steamy as the day progresses. we should mention that a lot of municipalities across our area, they do have cooling centers open today, and a lot of public pools including the state pools in state parks as well as lakes, they will have extended hours until 8:00 tonight. reporting live this morning from the upper west side, janelle burrell cbs2 news. 5:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. is she feeling a light mist or >> the air's so soupy. >> it's giving her a dewy glow. you look great. >> did you also notice the guy in the beret behind her. >> here's the deal with hats, you want to wear hats because of the sun. hopefully one that breathes. here's the deal. the light rain we're talking about, yeah, there's some light rain. it's flirting with the city
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raining thrummer sis county and passaic into union and essex county as well. then the creature feature, the heat and humidity this afternoon. that will add some added energy to the atmosphere so we could see some stronger storms later today. and i know the yankees are playing tonight. some of the models have heavy rain around game time. let's get to the commute this morning. >> some problems for me. if you're ve route 80 eastbound at exit 19 had is hackettstown. plan for that, secondary streets your only alternate there. there's also an accident on the eastbound side of the l.i.e. this is as you approach the grand central parkway. we have the two left lanes blocked there. delays in this direction go back to queens boulevard. you can see westbound traffic is really heavy as well as you try to make your way into the city. subway changes due to signal problems, we have northbound 5 subway trains running with
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north, path trains, new jersey transit, or lirr on or close to schedule. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. a controversial career comes to a close at yankees stadium. >> alex rodriguez plays his final game in pinstripes. andrea grymes joins us live from the stadium with a preview of tonight's action. >> reporter: alex rodriguez says he's been to hell and back and made every mistake book. many will remember him as one of the greatest in the game, others of course for his steroid use. tonight will surely be an emotional night for alex rodriguez. >> you know, i'm like the menace and i'm finally graduating and it's kind of a sad day but at the same time it's a happy day. >> it's the end of an era for a- rod, the yankees and the fans. today the polarizing player will make his final drive to the stadium for his final game as a bronx bomber. >> it's going to be strange and
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new york. they've been so good to me through thick and thin. >> it's perhaps only fitting that rodriguez played the last road game of his career last night in boston at fenway park. >> here's the 2-2. dribbled slowly in front of the plate. >> going 0 for 4 but driving in a run with based loads in the top of the 8th helping the yanks win 4-2. the team announced on sunday that tonight's game would be a-rod's last and he would take on a new role as special through december 2017. the 41-year-old rodriguez who spent most of his time here playing 3rd base most recently transitioned to designated hitter. he's had no shortage of headlines over the years from his admitted steroid use to his suspension for the entire 2014 season to his incredible hits, just four homers shy of 700. now the fans say good-bye. >> having him as ab advisor for
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awesome. >> a great player, a lot of home runs but pd use is always going to taint him. >> reporter: and even now in his final week there were still some ups and downs. joe girardi denied rodriguez's request to go back out and play 3rd base in his final two games as a yankee. last night he did bat cleanup. as for tonight they take on the tampa bay ray's first pitch push back to 7:35 to om ceremony in rodriguez's honor. andrea grymes cbs2 news. thank you. a health alert for long island residents. suffolk county health officials are investigating a case of hepatitis a at a farmingdale restaurant. patrons who drank beverages at trento restaurant late last hillary clinton should seek preventative treatment. the search continues far man who assaulted a woman in riverside park on the upper west side last friday.
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woman walking her dog near 107th street. police say he put her in a head lock, and she hit him in the groin. he let go but put her in a head lock again and tried to kiss her. the woman bit him on the lips and he ran. women we spoke to praised the woman for reacting the way she did. >> that would be my gut reaction, to just give him hell and hope for the best, but i think that's all you can do, fight or as hispanic between 20 and 30 years old. muscular with brown curly hair. business owners on the upper east side are on high alert as the search continues for an accused serial arsonist. the arsonist has struck three times in the area since last month. he targeted a consignment shop on 81st street. surveillance video from july 26th shows the suspect throw several pieces of cardboard in front of the shop and appears
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igniting it. people walking by called 9-1-1. >> he's going to get caught because everybody's worried. i'm worried. the woman next door is worried. everybody's worried. >> it's horrible obviously, but he's mentally ill probably. >> investigators say he also tried setting fire to the door of a dry cleaner on 82nd street. shops in the area have placed posters in the windows. the virginia teenager who scaled the side of trump tower is facing charges and undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. 19-year-old stever trespassing and reckless endangerment. he used suction cups to reach the 21st floor before officers yanked him inside. a major blow to supporters of legalizing marijuana. the feds are leaving it classified as one of the most dangerous trucks similar to heroin and led. test keeping a 1970 law intact which says marijuana has no medical value. 25 states have approved marijuana for medicinal or
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to close about 100 stores. >> plus a traffic jam in a long island neighborhood and neighbors say it's all because of a library. >> and emergency help for pets we'll tell you about the new animal ambulance. >> follow us on facebook, twitter, instagram, snap chat.
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> while riding a wooden roller coaster in pennsylvania. it happened at an amusement park 50 miles east of pittsburgh. the boy was riding along side his brother when he fell off the roller coaster. emergency services officials say the boy was conscious as he was airlifted to the hospital. his name, i think and current condition have not been rereleased. the ride had just passed an inspection on saturday. animals in need are getting some life saving help thanks to volunteers in connecticut.
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of new haven started an animal ambulance service. they respond to everything from fires where animals were rescued to calls for injured hawks. >> animals have always been a very big passion of mine. like i said, this is something that fills a niche that didn't really ever exist. >> the free service responds to about 12 calls a month. it operates strictly on donations. it is weather on the 2's. >> i love ears, too. i think that's great. that's really smart and a very vital service. let's talk tour weather watchers. river head and through the hamptons and out to montauk, you'll get a little relief. that south wind helps a bit, but it's still steamy out on the island. you've got advisories and watches into the weekend as
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note, did you know on this day in 1935, babe ruth plays his final game. hmm. the concern tonight is the big game out at the stadium and there could be some rain in the area. we'll take a look at the futurecast in a second. in the city it's steamy. there's a little bit of light rain as well. wind out of the west 59, relative humidity at 93%. you've got the upper 60s, low to mid-70s, 76 already 78 in toms river where the dew point is 75. the dew point is the thing that's slowing us down. it hit 70. it's oppressive. it hit 75 it's miserable. that's a technical term. when you do the math, the real feel today even in the city of 105. pace yourself, seek shade, drink the water. you know, i'm a nag, but i want to make sure you stay safe. sunscreen on, yes, then you'll
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you have to reapply. pollen at 7.8. it's getting little higher. air quality, that's a little higher. humidity stays high. it's an excessive heat warning for the city due east and due west. then we have it around philly as well. heat advisory today. there's that little bit of a break with a south wind. real feel numbers 100 to 110. where's the rain, there's e parts of bergen county as well. we have this big heat pump continuing. you have predominant wind out of the south, southwest. it's showers this morning. the concern going to be this afternoon where we see a few isolated storms. it's going on a very close call for the city into west her, parts of fairfield county. where it's raining it can be heavy rain. localized flooding. much of saturday fine, just
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sunday i think there's a little better chance for some more coverage of the rain. even without the rain it's still hot and humid, big party we're supposed to attend sunday. it's been moved to an inside venue just to keep people comfortable and safe as the heat continues through the weekend. let's get you through the drive with alex. >> thanks john. we have some changes for your ride. if you're traveling in new jersey let's start there. there's an overturned truck on route 80 eastbound exit 19 at there's also an accident on the grand central parkway westbound by northern boulevard. all lens are closed on the roadway. there's also an accident on the eastbound side of the l.i.e. approaching the grand central parkway. two lanes are blocked. the left lanes there causing delays back to queens boulevard. you are also slammed westbound. so heavy in both directions. due to signal problems on the subways here at morris park we have northbound 5 trains running with delays for you. alternate side is in effect city wide.
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thank you. in money watch this morning, a major retailer closing scores of locations. >> and a new way to pay at a major drugstore chain. hena daniels is in for jill wagner live at the new york stock exchange. >> the major stock index here on wall street hit new highs pushed by strong gains in energy and retail. the dow gained 117 points, the nasdaq increased by 23 points. macy's stock soared up after the nation's largest department store said it's closing 100 stores next year. that represents about 14% of macy's sales. macy's has seen slower sales. the store closures will leave my psy's with over 600 stores nationwide. cbs is getting into the payment system game, rolling out its own version of cvs pay. the in store payment system can
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app. the pharmacy driver hopes the move will streamline the checkout process. facebook says it's giving informative posts more weight. facebook is altering the formula that determines the -- to determine what's informative to people, facebook had users in its feed quality program rate posts on a scale of 1 to posts that are relevant. uh-oh, we all lose. thank you. [ laughter ] >> lots of reading leads to a line of parking. the library has a solution. ali bauman checked it out. >> family time at the north babylon library in suffolk county is a great time to read to the kids, but it's a bad time to find a place to park. the small lot has only 42 spaces and in the summertime
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means possible to create a space. >> i've actually seen people parking like almost in the entranceways because there's no place to park and you almost end up having to double park. >> mary barges is often forced to park cross the street, an extremely busy road somewhere when my son's with me, i have to cross the road with him without a car and it's terrible sometimes. it's really horowitz says every day he's forced to play traffic cop. >> he says he has the answer now that the owners of a neighboring home are willing to sell their property. with money from its reserve fopped the library would be able to more than double its parking. >> we have the cash. we can do it. we're not asking for a bond issue. we're not asking for financial assistance. >> many neighbors applaud the library's proposal, sick and
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front of their homes. sometimes even blocking their driveways. residents will have a chance to vote tuesday august 30th. if they vote yes, it may take a little while but this library story can have a happy ending for everyone. >> if the plan is approved the library says it will ask a nonprofit group to relocate the house for use as affordable housing. >> good to know a lot of people are citing going to the library. >> an expedition sharks. two-week journey about to depart from long island. >> first, steve overmyer is here with a quick check on sports. >> tonight yankees stadium will be host to alex rodriguez's final game with the yankees and the mets are hosting the padres. yesterday the mets got swept by arizona while the yankees beat boston 4-2, and the jets won their preseason opener over
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let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. john, what about today. >> we've got light rain through parts of passaic, down through morris and essex county and through the city as well. parts of staten island, brooklyn, you'll see few minutes. the keyword there is light. i want to point out you're weigh seeing nice skies into parts of the hudson valley. it's the heat and humidity later where we see the possibility of some pop-up storms. some of those could bring in localized flooding. heat and humidity stay up through sunday, scattered thunderstorms each day. sunday i think the busier of the two. getting a little busy at 8 minutes until 6. >> good morning everyone. as you make your way through
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exit 19 causing some delays as you make your way through the area. a live look outside to the l.i.e. eastbound. you see those flashing lights as you approach the grand central parkway. delays extend back to queens boulevard. we also have an accident westbound at 80th street which is causing the delays you are seeing. hudson river crossings, minor delays reported at the george washington bridge right through the tolls. lincoln and holland tunnel also moving well. alternate side parking is in effect city wide, be safe, don't text and drive. researchers are about to set sail on a journey off eastern long island to learn more about sharks. the new york aquarium is conducting this study with the research group o search. they will stillty the psychology, physiology and behavior of sharks in the atlantic ocean. members of the u.s. olympic team have turned to wearable
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rio. >> here's alex denis with the scoop. >> from a wrist worn -- beach volleyball players jake gibb and casey paterson aren't losing sleep over the rio games. instead they're tracking it with tech. >> we're using it to get the best performance we can in rio. >> with a wearable called wohp the olympians enter activities and training for then see what it takes to -- for the day and then see what it takes to recover. >> kind of breaks down your slight and how much light sleep you're getting, how much deep sleep, how much rem. >> you can see if you're recovering at night. >> members of the u.s. olympic swim team including ryan lochte and michael phelps used whoop leading up to the game. phelps long-time trainer tracks latency, which is how long you
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the training correlation, volume, expense -- intensity, and we achieved a great deal of success. the way that it's changed is it just gives us a little bit deeper look into the athlete and the athlete's body and how they respond to it. >> the u.s. olympic women's volleyball team hopes to get the jump on the competition with a device that tracks e smart eye wear that looks like google glass. a small heads-up disapply putting training metrics in realtime. they also get audio coaching cues. >> all of the sensors that are currently being used to track these metrics like speed, power, and cadence are being sent to the smartphone that aggregates all of this information and then sends it to the eye wear in a way that
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wearing gold medals. >> so many of these devices are available to the general public so you too can train like a olympian. >> wednesday night i got 3 hours and 44 minutes of sleep so that's why i got a bronze yesterday. >> bronze, didn't do well. >> sometimes you hate to look, you see how bad you're doing. >> i don't think you're getting the gold today john for this forecast. >> and speaking of health and fitness and all that, you want to exercise early or late and watchrs 105. >> alex you're wearing kind of like a gold medal today aren't you. >> i am. doesn't mean much. if you're traveling on the l.i.e. both directions we have major delays. i'm going to have that for you coming up. >> busy morning ahead here still. the end of an era for the yankees, we'll have a live preview from the bronx. >> a new jersey family fights for the burial they say their lovered ones deserves after
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outside a holiday inn in queens, what this group of people doesn't want to see happen here. cbs2 news this morning continues right after this.
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>> coming up on 6:00, we've got 74 degrees for you on this friday, august 12th. more storms are expected in the forecast along with very high heat and humidity. sound like we're in store for a rough weekend. we'll bring you the very latest in traffic and weather on the 2's. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. traffic and weather on the 2's come up in just a moment. >> that would reaction to just give them hell and hope for the best. i think that's all you can do, fight or flight takes over. >> a 48-year-old woman fights back in a violent attack at riverside park from hitting him in the groin to biting his lip. wait until you hear the details of how she defended herself. do you recognize the man in this sketch. >> he's going to get caught, everybody's worried.
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door is worried. >> police continue to search for an arson suspect. the person was caught on surveillance video igniting a fire outside a business. police say this isn't the first time it's happened. >> barack obama and hillary clinton, these are the founders of isis. these are the founders of isis because of bad judgment. >> following that controversial statement, sources say top republican party officials will meet with representatives of donald trump's campaign in orlando, how did hillary clinton respond to the statement coming up. >> it's going to be strange and surreal. i'm so grateful for the fans of new york. they've been so good to me. >> that's the end of an era. tonight will be alex rodriguez's final game with the yankees after last night's matchup against the sox in boston. the team movers back to the bronx. >> this isn't even close,
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from everybody >> lochte is just fighting for a silver, michael phelps has done it again. >> and with that incredible feat of athleticism michael phelps has won his 22nd gold medal, but he wasn't the only swimmer making history last night, wait you hear what happened in this morning's 2 talkers. >> the wind caused mayor destruction, we're not done with the storm we're dealing with high heat and humidity as we head into the weekend. >> we have team coverage, and janelle burrell is live with that. let's get to john elliott. he kicks off traffic and weather on the 2's. >> thank you mary. here's the deal, all the ingredients are there again today for some isolated storms this afternoon. they won't be widespread but there's enough lift in the atmosphere, there's ample moisture where we could see individual storms pack those powerful winds and also bring
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exiting passaic and bergen county into parts of the bronx into westchester county. however, as some of our cameras already picking up breaks in the clouds, that will be the case. you'll see steamy sun, and then you just wait for those storms to erupt later. also, we're going to be watching the thermometer. it will climb to 93. when you factor in the humidity, it's going to feel like 100 plus so pace yourself today, and you know what, save some time by listening traveling in several areas this morning. there's an overturned dump truck on 80 eastbound. it has the left lane closed as you make your way at exit 19 hackettstown. the secondary streets to get back on to 80, your only main option. 46 is a smooth ride in both directions. we have an accident on the grand central parkway westbound by northern boulevard. all lanes are closed on the outer roadway. not the only issue in the area.
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approaching the grand central parkway. we have some residual delays a little farther out of camera view. it is westbound at 80th street which is causing most of the delays. as you continue your ride into the city, give yourself plenty of time. be safe, don't text and drive. thank you. high heat and oppressively high humidity. that is what is ahead right through the weekend. >> we can expect more storms with heavy rains well into the week. janelle >> reporter: hi there, chris, we are experiencing a little bit of that rain that you've been talking about. we can feel it coming down here this morning on the upper west side. as everybody knows who is in the tri-state area over the last couple of days, that high heat, high humidity combination making it extremely uncomfortable. where we are right now, if you take a look at that clock, the temperature clocking in at 78 degrees. it's starting to feel a lot hotter than that, and people
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it offends my sensibilities that it is this hot. >> walking around the city like a soupy swampy sauna. >> i feel like i'm walking in a hot bath, an unpleasant hot bath. >> the humidity and heat index making it up bearable and potentially dangerous. >> it's very draining and it's hard to breathe. >> which is why staying hydrated is crucial, especially if you're outdoors and exercising. >> the water fountain over there, we keep refilling our bottles every 10 so. >> thursday the weather system brought heavy rain to parts of our area. lightning setting off this fire in new jersey. a bolt hitting electrical wires and the strong winds causing this damage at 3 world trade center when a crane struck and cracked this window. the crane did not topple over. as the hot weather continues into the weekend, officials are urging residents to do their best to conserve and limit use of high energy appliances.
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i just don't have the lights on. >> and doctors reiterating to people to make sure you remain hydrated and if also to check in on your neighbors, especially those who are elderly. we should mention a lot of municipalities across our area have their cooling centers open today, a lot of them with extended hours. the same goes for a lot of public pools and lakes. a lot of them are open here in new york until 8:00 tonight. you certainly can take reporting live from the upper west side, janelle burrell cbs2 news. new this morning, police released surveillance video of a suspect in what they say was an attempted robbery in brooklyn. it happened tuesday in williamsburg. the suspect followed a 27 yelled woman to his apartment. police say he pulled a knife from the kitchen sink and pointed it at her and dropped it and ran. residents in queens packed a town hall meeting last night to show their opposition to plans that would convert a
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shelter. the move has sparked protests outside the hotel. city officials want to turn this holiday inn right off the long island expressway into a shelter. residents say there's no public transportation nearby and the shelter could bring property values down. the city won't make its final decision until the fall. a controversial career comes to a close tonight at yankees stadium. >> alex rodriguez makes one last appearance in a yankees uniform in game against tamp alex rodriguez came to new york back in 2004. his tenure with the team much like john's forecast today, stormy at times thanks in large part to his steroid use. still, many consider him one of the greatest players in the game, and as such the yankees will honor him tonight in a special pregame ceremony. >> i'm like the menace and i'm finally graduating and it's kind of a sad day but at the same time it's a happy day.
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today the polarizing player will make his final drive to the stadium for his final game as a bronx bomber. >> it's going to be strange and surreal. i'm so grateful for the fans of new york. they've been so good to me through thick and thin. >> it's perhaps only fitting that rodriguez played the last road game of his career last night in boston at fenway parkway. >> here's the 2-2. dribbled slowly in front of the plate. going 0 for 4 but driving in a top of the 8th. helping the yanks win 4-2. the team announced on sunday that tonight's game would be a-rod's last and he would take on a new role as instructor and advisor through december 2017. the he was recently transitioned to designated hitter. he's had no shortage of headlines over the years from his admitted steroid use to his
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season to his incredible hits. just four homers shy of 700. now the fans say good-bye. >> and having him as an advisor is awesome. >> great player, a lot of home runs. >> i know there's a lot of controversy around half-time, but for me i'm going to be really upset to see him go. >> joe girardi denied his request. they take on the tampa rays. that pregame ceremony will be around 6:50. they pushed back first pitch from 7:05 to 7:35 to accommodate it, and at last check tickets were still available. live outside yankee stadium. >> how hillary clinton responded to donald trump's statement about her and president obama's connection to isis. >> plus a woman fights back in a violent attack in riverside park. have you seen this man. >> and another reason to keep
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sky is deceptively clear you're and east. south and west dark and threatening. there is variety out there this morning. that's going to be the case this afternoon as well. heading down through brooklyn and into the parts of the jersey shore, john has this, and i like what he has to say. i have a feeling that the beaches are going to be a little more crowded this weekend. i think so, too, and remember, small craft advisory. it's a little rough right close to the beach, and i want to show you as we've got that rip current risk again today for the jersey shore. itst moderate and for the south facing beaches of long island it's high. there have been dozens of rescues just this week. it's hot, it's humid, the beach beckons. it's so enticing, watch out for the little ones. use a buddy system when you're in. you'll feel the pull so you've got to make sure you're taking it seriously. it's still going to be hot and humid at the beach, so you're going to be tired.
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those partly cloudy as well. enjoy but let's be smart. a few drops on the lens. this is just basically telling the whole story. you've got some bright skies, some threatening skies. a little light rain too. 75 in the city. winds are variable. numbers around the area, almost 80 degrees in great neck right now. 75 in north dale. 76 for toms river, 77 in ridge field. it is very light. parts of the city seeing rain from brooklyn into queens and in and around manhattan we're getting a break on the west side. it's raining lightly through the bronx and up into parts of bergen county as well. then that's it. claire said it, to the north you see some brighter skies. we wait for the heat and humidity to build during the course of the day, and that's when we see those thunderstorms pop up. a lot of the model guidance has it later in the day so tail end of the commute into the early evening hours.
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conditions. you're going to feel it today. peak heat of the event will be tomorrow by a degree or 2. heat index values up to 110, the exception not the rule, but the potential for your saturday, sunday still cooking, and sunday that's when we see a little more widespread thunderstorm activity. it's still going to be busy monday into tuesday. we should be out of the 80s with a little bit heat relief. westbound on the bqe is there is an there accident causing slow traffic as you approach the scene. this coupled with a heavy commute through the area is going to cause an extended delay. there's an overturned dump truck on route 80 eastbound. it has the left lane closed at exit 19. we have issues through the area here. also a crash opt grand central parkway westbound at northern boulevard. one lane is blocked on the occupier roadway.
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it is an accident on the westbound side which is causing this really slow traffic you are seeing here that extends back now to casino boulevard. it is slow like this into the city. alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe, don't text and drive. this just in, police are looking for the suspect who roughed up a 74-year-old man during an attempted robbery thursday in the clermont section of the bronx. video shows the suspect pushing the elderly man down the stairs, kicking him and trying to steal his property. the victim suffered injuries. he was treated ask released from saint barnabas hospital. the hunt continues for a man who attacked a woman in riverside park on the upper west side last friday. >> all police have to go on is a sketch of the suspect and a harrowing tail from the victim. ali bauman has the story. >> on two feet or four, riverside park is usually a peaceful walk for upper west siders. >> it feels very safe. beautiful, i forget i'm in new york. >> nypd now searching for the
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year-old woman walking her dog through the park near 107th street friday at around 5:20 in the morning. >> i wouldn't come down to this part of the park at 5 a.m. >> police say the man put her in a head lock and she hit him in the groin. he let her go but put her in head lock again and tried to kiss her opt lips. the woman bit him in the lip. women in the park applauding the victim for doing what they hope thewo courage to do if ever in that terrifying situation. >> that would be my gut reaction to just give him hell and hope for the best, but i think that's all you can do, fight or flight takes over. >> police describe the suspect as hispanic between 20 and 30 years old, muscular with brown curly hair. the virginia teenage scaled the side of trump tower is facing charges and undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. 19-year-old steven regatta is
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trespassing. he used suction cups to reach the 21st floor before officers yanked him inside through an open window. campaign 2016, sources say republican party officials will meet with representatives of donald trump's campaign in florida. some describe it as an emergency meeting to discuss the state of his campaign. meanwhile, trump is not backing down from his controversial claim regarding the terror group isis. >> barack obama and hillary clinton, these are the founders of isis. es because of bad judgment. >> trump first launched the line of attack wednesday yesterday. he also called the president and mrs. clinton the mvps for isis. clinton did not defend herself. hillary clinton's next scheduled campaign event is monday when vice president joe biden joins her for a rally in scranton pennsylvania.
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and gave a speech nearby. clinton told the crowd trump is selling nothing but fear. >> if team usa was as fearful as trump, michael phelps and simone biles would be cowering in the locker room, afraid to come out to compete. >> a reuters poll gives clinton a 6 point advantage over trump. time now is 6:19. up next, a health alert. why three long island parks have suspended nighttime
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suffolk county health officials say mosquito samples have tested positive for the west nile virus. and camp s a, bego at yaphank. county residents are urged to eliminate stagnant their homes where mosquitoes can breed. let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2's and bring in john elliott. >> we've got a few drops on the lens here in the city. dark skies to the west, brighter skies into the parts of the hudson valley. like rain in the park. you can see it right there. another little shower into nassau county the these showers dissipate and then we're just left with hot conditions, widespread real feel numbers 100 to 110 this weekend. hit and miss storms right on
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until we see the 80s return. so base yourself. going to be a hot one. going to be a busy one too. >> as you make your way out in new jersey and new york we have issues westbound the bqe. there's an accident at atlantic. there's a jackknifed tractor- trailer in the area adds well west at exit 58 in paterson. let's move to no against for your morning commute. we are checking different cameras and maps through the area. we had issues on the bqe. as you continue from here into the city, and this is the issue that we had on the bqe this morning at atlantic avenue. still out there blocking the left lane, so you'll want to anticipate that for the ride. alternate side is in effect city wide today.
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swimmer michael phelps the at the olympics. we'll hear all about it in our 2 talkers in just a moment. >> first here's cbs2's steve overmyer with your local sports update. >> tonight will be alex rodriguez's final game with the yankees. the yankees host tampa while the mets are in san diego. last night a-rod helped his team win. alex rodriguez is third in baseball's all time rbi list. this might have been his softest but it counts. the yankees win 4-2. falter. they just got swept by the third worst team in the league yesterday and terry collins blew his lad afterwards with a 4 minute rant to the immediate you followed by a 20 minute closed door meeting with the team. the mets lost 9-0. they are three games back in the wild card. the jets first preseason game is in the books. the lone touchdown pass for the
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jets beat the jags. for cbs2 sports i'm steve overmyer. >> a segment from the late late show with james corden is becoming a tv show. >> another gold rush for team usa at the olympics. >> it's been amazing. >> it was another amazing day for american olympians: michael phelps finished a full both length ahead in the individual medley. this win earned him his fourth he also became the first swimmer ever to win the same event at four consecutive olympics. and more history thursday. american swimmer simone manuel tried for the gold medal. she got it in the 100-meter free style. she becomes the first african- american woman to win a gold medal in an individual event in swimming ask of course her emotions were -- >> that was such a sweet
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simone biles incredible domination in the keeping the u.s. on top of the medal counts. team usa has 16 gold medals. >> so great so' her win. trains out of texas, goes to stanford. it was incredible to see. phelps, i mean he's like in another world. >> i know, it's like who are you. let me see your fins. first it was car pool karaoke, now another viral video segment is becoming its >> i haven't seen your movies and i definitely won't. now you see me, no, sorry i don't. >> that's a drop the mic segment from the shows which pits cordon against celebrities in epic rap battles where the insults go flying, tbs will offer its own version as a series. next year there will be 16 segments.
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winner. and of course cbs2 at 11. corden's not going to be the host. he's going to be producing it. >> he's not hosting car pool karaoke either right? >> how about that, four celebrities insulting each other. >> it's going to be a hit. >> all these segments are being spun off into a tv show. another summer scorcher out there today, but we're not only see another round of wet weather there. we've got team coverage after this. >> plus a safety alert on the upper east side, business owners concerned over a serial arsonist. the patterns police are seeing
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this morning. it is 6:30. 75 degrees on this friday august 12th. get ready for a hot and humid weekend. traffic and weather on the 2's in just a moment. >> plus farewell for yankees star player alex rodriguez's last game is tonight. >> good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. an excessive heat warning is in effect today in the city and the suburbs. >> a heat wave expected through the weekend along with pop-up storms into next week.
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today's weather. john elliott standing by with your forecast. let's begin with janelle burrell live on the upper west side. >> reporter: right now it's probably the most comfortable that it will be today. a little bit of a breeze on the upper west side. as we've been talking about all morning, it is going to get extremely muggy as the day progresses. take a look behind me, the thermometer up here behind us reading 77 degrees. but of course those numbers are going to increase as the city say they are bracing for what's to come. >> offensively hot. it offends my sensibilities that it is this hot. >> walking around the city like a soupy, swampy sauna. >> i feel like i'm walking in a hot bath, an unpleasant hot bath. >> the humidity and heat index making it unbearable and potentially dangerous. >> it's very draining and it's hard to breathe. >> which is why staying
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if you're outdoors and exercising. >> the water fountain over there, we keep refilling bottles every 10 minute. thursday the weather system brought heavy rain to parts out of our area, lightning setting off this fire in new jersey. a bolt hitting electrical lines. a crane struck and cracked this window. the crane did not topple over. as the hot weather continues into the weekend, officials best to conserve and limit use of high energy appliances. >> let's just say the air is on. i just don't have the lights on. >> reporter: a lot of municipalities will have cooling centers open today. public swimming facilities including state parks here in the city and across new york state will have extended hours until 8:00 tonight. reporting live from the upper west side, janelle burrell news cbs2. thank you. it's 6:32.
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we'll talk some heat. >> right now it's the most comfortable time of the day, and it's still muggy right now. dew points are going to be the main nemesis. we'll see those real feel temperatures crack the century mark. light rain into parts of westchester county exiting bergen into parts of nassau and the bronx. then we breck. we heat up the atmosphere. tonight, 3 feeling hemmed in by the heat and humidity. it is a sewing machine day. we'll talk more about subtle changes next week. right now the next few minutes with alex. >> it's a busy commute. we have jackknifed tractor- trailer on route 80 westbound at exit 58 in paterson. three lanes are closed. a steady stream of traffic trying to make their way through the area. 46 is clear if you choose to go that route. westbound at the bqe thunderstorm an accident at atlantic avenue.
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normal ride. another accident on the bqe. this one is eastbound at the williamsburg brimming. we have delays on five subway lines as you make your way through the area. mechanical problems there. mass transit the rest of it is on or close to schedule, metro north, path trains, new jersey, or lirr, alternate side parking is in effect city wide. be safe, don't text and drive. if your travels take you to the airport so far everything is on or close to schedule. it's one last game alex rodriguez. >> a rot rod's final game gets underway tonight. andrea grymes joins us live from the stadium with more. >> reporter: fans seem to fall into one of two camps, either sad to see him go citing his skill on the field or many saying good riddance tired of all the drama including his past steroid use. either way alex rodriguez says tonight will be emotional.
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graduating and it's kind of a sad day but at the same time it's a happy day. >> it's the end of an era. the polarizing player will make his final drive to the stadium. >> it's going to be strange and surreal. i'm so grateful for the fans of new york. they've been so good to me through thick and thin. >> it's perhaps on the fitting that rodriguez played the last road game of his career last night in >> here's the 2-2. dribbled slowly in front of the plate. >> going 0 for 4 but driving in a run with bases loaded in the top of the 8th. the team just announced on sunday that tonight's game would be a-rod's last and he would take on a new role as special advisor and instructor with the yankees through december 2017. the 41-year-old who spent most of his time here playing 3rd
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to december nateed hitter. he's had no stories of head lains from his admitted steroid use to his expension for the entire 2014 season. >> having him as an advisor for the up and comers is awesome. >> a great player a lot of home runs. >> i know there's a lot of controversy around him. for me i'm going to be really upset to see him go. >> alex rodriguez's request to go back and play 3rd base. tonight they take on the tampa bay race. they pushed first pitch back from 7:05 to 7:35 to accommodate it. live outside yankees stadium, andrea grymes cbs2 news. >> from the bronx this morning, thanks so much. a health alert for long island residents. suffolk county health officials
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restaurant. patrons who drank beverages at trento restaurant should be -- business owners of the upper east side are on high alert as the search continues for an accused serial arsonist. cbs2's valerie castro tells us how merchants are banding together. >> surveillance video shows a good samaritan pulling a flaming piece of cardboard away from an upper consignment shop on july 26th. in this part of the video you can see the suspect throw several pieces of cardboard in front of the store while wearing a winter coat, hat and sunglasses. he pours a liquid and lights it. the people nearby noticed the flames and called 9-1-1 saving the store from any real damage until the suspect returned a week later.
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at gentleman's resale. >> everybody's worried. i'm worried. >> mike owns the hair salon across the street. he says area businesses have posted a picture of the suspect in their windows. specially after hearing this dry cleaners on east 82s was also hit. >> no one is sure of the motivation but say it's no one they recognize, especially covered in winter gear. >> you can't tell. he looks like park. >> they're hopeful someone knows who he is. >> you've got to catch the guy. you've got to get rid of him. >> the owner of this consignment shop says it will be closed until august 19th for repairs. thankfully the only canaling inside was from smoke. >> the consignment shop has been in business for 24 years. the owner says nothing like this has ever happened before. police on staten island have released images of suspected tire thieves. they say the two have struck
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and august 2nd. they stole tires and rims off parked vehicles. they clearly have a target in mind. in six of the seven incidents. it is now 6:39. a new jersey pam fights for the burial they say their loved one deserves after finding the grave in disarray. >> taking a lit hit, a youth and over by vandals. >> plus emergency help for pets. we'll tell you about the new
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the extreme heat didn't stop stargazers from checking out the perseid meteor showers. >> crowds gathering at jones beach to check out the following stars. it's dust from comet swift tunneling. that dusty tail gives us this annual meteor shower. this year it's expected to be one of the best ever because gravity from jupiter is pulling twice as many meteors towards earth. >> that sounds good. it also sounds bad at the same time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> it's funny because when it's the taylor swift tunnel, there's music with it. >> that's exactly where i was going. >> fantastic. >> that's exactly where you was going. pause because i'm like the tunnel swift. speaking of music, today is vinyl records day. so get out the old vinyl records and enjoy that. and don't leave them in your car because they'll melt. they'll get all warped. it's that hot. you've got to take care of
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the pets, mom and dad and even your neighbor greg. we've got a little light rain in and around the area. 75, clouds for the city. it's brighter to the north. 77 in greenwich, 75 in edison. 79 in belmar. it feels a little bit more comfortable out the door, but dew points still oppressive. it is muggy. dew points down a bit but both numbers turn around, and we see them soar. byis looking at 93 feeling like 105. excessive heat watch right through the weekend. it's a warning for the city. with that sun, uv forecast is high. pollen's higher than it was yesterday. air quality starting to suffer a bit. humidity high, barometer steady. a few stray showers. you can see that right there. not a lot of moisture to start the day. we see some stronger storms, though, this afternoon and look at what a close call it's going
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the weekend. you see long breaks but then with the heat and humidity, saturday and sunday you are going to be dealing with periods of stormy conditions with isolated pockets of heavy rain. isolated slow pockets right now right alex? >> thank you john. good morning everyone. this is a jackknifed tractor- trailer on route 80 westbound. this is at exit 58 in paterson. three lanes are closed through the area. there's also an accident on the westbound side of th atlantic avenue blocking the left lane that's causing even heavier traffic than the typical delays we see through the area. another accident on the bqe, this is eastbound at the williamsburg bridge. the l.i.e. is on the outer road, there's an accident on 80th street. lincoln tunnel is a 15 minute wait. same with the holland. the george washington bridge is moving well. be safe, don't text and drive. thank you.
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a grieving family furious over the state of their loved one's grave site. they say it leaves a lot to be desired. >> as jessica layton reports. >> it's very hurtful we have to come here today and find it like this. >> la tonya smith wasn't prepared when her brother passed away after an illness and visiting his grave site she definitely wasn't prepared this. the area all dug up and the vault holding her brother's body visible from aboveground. >> who wants to visit a family member likes that. >> tam isha smith was even more distraught. >> i can't even sit down and sit next to him and have a conversation with him because the ground looks disgusting. >> as she wiped away tears. the cemetery's superintendent
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funeral this saturday. >> latonya says this grave site has been exposed before and she wants to know why after a year grass still hasn't been planted here. >> our soil is very poor here. we do the best we can. i mean, we're a volunteer organization. >> smiths don't buy it. feet away from the dirt and mulch, emotions boiled over. >> it's not fair. >> how >> the cemetery's superintendent worked into the night trying to tidy up this area, but that might not matter to the smith family. latonya says she's considering going to court over this and at the very least doesn't want her brother buried here anymore. in south plainfield new jersey, jessica layton cbs2 news. mayor de blasio says he is going ahead with bike lanes on queens boulevard despite the
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business owners. on queens boulevard from sunnyside to rego park. some say they are losing valuable parking spaces. the community board voted against the bike lanes in may but the mayor says his plan will improve safety on queens boulevard. the new jersey soccer facility repeatedly vandalized and robbed. newly released video shows four people destroying property and stealing equipment at the lake association monday morning. >> when we have to spend money because of vandalism, it sets us back. >> it's really messed up how people can just think they can do this to our fields. it costs a lot of money to repair. >> part of the soccer field was damaged after someone drove their car across it. more than $5000 worth of new sod had to be put down to fix the field. police in rocklin county investigating fireworks
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police recovered the remnants of large fire crackers. one set a bush on fire tuesday night at the home of rabbi simcha. >> we heard a loud boom outside the front door. we ran outside. there was a lot of smoke and dust. >> short time later more fire crackers exploded a block away at the home of the antidefamation league is offering a $2500 reward in this case. still ahead, animals in need, the life saving help now available to pet owners in case of an emergency. >> first steve overmyer has this morning's sports update. >> tonight yankees stadium will be host to alex rodriguez's final game with the yankees and the mets are hosting the padres. yesterday the mets got swept by arizona while the yankees beat boston 4-2. and the jets won their preseason opener over
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attended. he and five other americans were killed in a suicide bombing. >> men like this who are willing to step forward and serve and protect all of us deserve not only to be honored but to be remembered. >> just very honored that they would do this for my husband. >> bonacasa was killed last december four days before christmas. he enlisted in the air force days after his high school gran. weather on the 2's. we've got some steamy temperatures. >> that's right. it's a serious health situation here. that's why the national weather service has posted an excessive heat warning for the city and into parts of nassau county, north jersey as well. i want to show you this is model driven guidance on what we think it's going to feel like this afternoon. 10 105 in the city. 105 in the hudson valley. triple digit real feel numbers on the island and tomorrow even
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eisenhower park tomorrow. make sure you bring lots of water and keep your cool. it's been a busy commute all of a sudden. >> it continues as you make your way in queens. there is now an accident on the l.i.e. westbound. it is at 80th street. that ramp there stopped traffic back to exit 25. it's causing at least an additional hour to your commute as you try to make your way into the city. we have an overturned dump truck on route 80 eastbound. it has the left lane closed at exit 19. normal traffic there. in the bronx there's a crash. resee some delays in the area as well. alternate is in effect city wide. animals in need are getting life saving help. a group west of new haven started an animal ambulance service. the service is run by the emergency animal response service team. they respond to everything from fire where is animals were
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hawks. >> animals have always been a very big passion of mine, and like i said, this is something that fills a niche that didn't really ever exist. >> the free service responds to about 12 calls a month. it operates strictly on donations. let's check in with cbs this morning. >> we are here and we are ready. hello chris and mary. severe turbulence injures dozens of people on a jetblue flight. from fiction in this presidential race, not always easy. the founding editor of politifact joins us. >> a stunt simone biles won't try but two of her competitors will attempt. >> and could a 400-year-old shark teach us about healthy aging. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you guys in just a few minutes. is there anybody over there
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years old. >> not if i'm going to look like that. >> thanks chris. >> have a good weekend. what you need to know before
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police are looking for the man in this sketch who assaulted a woman in riverside park on the upper west side friday. the woman was able to fight the man off and get away. >> police are also looking for the suspect who roughed up a 74- year-old man during an attempted robbery thursday in the clermont section of the bronx. despite the brutal attack the victim suffered only minor injuries. >> at the olympics simone manuel becomes the first african-american woman to win a gold medal for women in her victory style. and michael phelps won his fourth gold medal with a victory in the 200 individual medley. >> and alex rodriguez plays his final game for the yankees at the stadium in the bronx tonight. he played 3rd base for most of his career and wanted to play tonight but manager joe girardi turned him down. >> there is an accident in queens on the l.i.e.
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additional hour delay through the area. there's also an overturned dump truck on route 80 as you make your way eastbound. it has a left lane closed at exit 19 at hackettstown but causing heavier than normal traffic. 20 as you make your way to the holland tunnel. alternate side is in effect city wide, be safe, don't text and drive. thank you alex. hi everybody. some light rain in the area right now. not a lot, and then we see the steamy sun and those high numbers. that will get the atmosphere ready for on afternoon. make sure you're mindful of that. that game tonight at yankee stadium we could see thunderstorms in the area at that time. more of the same and then some. saturday peak heat, could see heat index values approach 110 degrees. there's that other round of showers and storms a little more widespread sunday. be smart. >> 110, holy cow. >> we'll have another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> i'm mary calvi.
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cbs this morning is coming up next. have a great friday. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, august 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? two dozen people are hurt when a cross-country flight gets rocked by turbulence. passengers describe a terrifying his incorrect claim that president obama founded isis by sarcasm. plus, scientists find a shark living in greenland that may have been born before george washington. what it could teach us about healthy aging. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. some very rapid shaking. then it felt like we hit a wall and then we just dropped.

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