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mark in places like sussex, morristown, and bridgewater. we start out with sunshine mixed with high clouds, and that's how it stays today. forecasting a high of 58. >> good morning, everyone. we have a couple problems on the roads. two closures, one in duchess county. route 9 shut down southbound between main street and middlebush road. then we have an overturned tractor trailer or what's left of the cleanup out there on the throughway. this is southbound by exit 14. that's now in the right lane. not causing any delays. and on route 18 southbound, all lanes shut down between tennent road and newman springs road. there is a police detour set up. >> lauren, thank you. right now police may have the murder weapon used in the shooting of an nypd officer. tracie strahan is in east harlem where that officer was stationed. this is remarkable that they were able to recover this weapon from the east river. >> reporter: and they're going
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them this week as the tributes continue to grow here at psa-5. authorities will start the week probing this new possible break in the case. something that came about yesterday after nearly 100 officers searched the fdr side by side looking for any possible evidence of this case. it's something that shut down the fdr for a short time. they were looking for any bullets fired at officer holder. around 3:00 a.m. on sunday, divers recovered a handgun that they say is consistent with the weapon used to kill the officer during a foot chase in east harlem last week. it was under about 20 feet of water, and authorities say the nypd's scuba team searched for it on their stomachs and really recovered it by hand. as they prepare to lay him to rest this week, officer holder's loved ones paid tribute to his memory on sunday. >> i told this to his father. i said, we will always be here for you. we have an extended family that will never forget you. >> makes me feel relaxed until
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i'm trying to cope the best i can. >> reporter: after randolph holder was shot in the head last week work the gunman apparently threw that weapon into the river. 30-year-old tyrone holder has been charged with murder and robbery in the case so far. the firearm recovered will be tested for fingerprints as well as dna. it will also be test fired, michael. a lot of local leaders are calling this a day of solidarity for randolph holder's memory. that's something they will have all over the city around 7:00 tonight. back to you. >> tracie, thank you very much. right now, we are learning new details about a tragedy at sea. a whale watching tour boat capsized with more than two dozen people on board. it happened off the coast of tofino in british columbia. kerry barrett is monitoring the situation from the newsroom. >> darlene, we know at least five people are dead, one person is still missing. there were 18 people taken to the hospital. we know some of them have been released.
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still hospitalized. exactly how many and what their conditions are, canadian authorities haven't said just yet. as we take a look at some of the new video just into the newsroom a couple minutes ago, this is video of that boat actually sinking. as you mentioned, a whale watching tour boat sank off vancouver. we understand the coast guard searched through the night for that person that is still missing. so far, though, no luck. meanwhile, several rescue vehicles were sent to the pier after the boat sent out a distress signal. that was at about 8:00 p.m. eastern yesterday. the canadian military sent in a helicopter and plane to search for passengers and crew. the witnesses there say about 15 to 20 local fishermen joined in that rescue effort as well. they also say that the boat was in an area of this sound that can get pretty rough, but as you take a look at this video, it wasn't rough yesterday. in fact, they say it was very quiet. the company that operates the whale watching boat issued this statement on their website. it has been a tragic day. our entire team is heartbroken
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over this incident, and our hearts go out to the families, friends, and loved ones of everybody involved. they also said they're fully cooperating with the investigation into what happened. it is worth noting, however, that this same whale watching company had another fatal accident back in 1998. that accident, two people died. we'll keep you posted. >> kerry, thank you. new this morning, new york's attorney general wants you to know, are you getting the internet speed you're paying for? they're looking into the premium broadband services of time warner, verizon fios, and cable vision. he says he wants documentation proving those speeds are as fast as they claim. >> shocking. i can't believe that. 5:04 right four in. >> never heard of such a thing. >> i know. you didn't get what you were paying for. >> most things aren't as fast as they're advertised. we all know that.
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for our weather today, it's delivering very nicely. just a beautiful fall day. sunshine. yes, starting out a little chilly. 30s in the suburbs, 40s in the city. there will be high clouds mixed with the sun. it should allow enough sunshine to warm temperatures into the mid and upper 50s across the area. we're starting out in the upper 40s in the city. a lot of 30s. 55 by noon. 58 by 3:00. that should be the high for the day with a fair amount of sun. some changes middle of the week. we'll talk about that a little bit. she's going to talk commute right now, here's lauren. >> good morning. if we're talking about mass transit, good news from there. for my ferry commuters, everything running on its regular schedule. the christopher station should have reopened by now for path commuters. everything running on or close. alternate side in effect today.
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>> thank you very much, lauren. 5:05 this morning. police are asking for help to find a man. katherine creag is in long island city. kat, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, darlene. two suspects in all, one of them had a gun. another one taking part in the attack. it happened here, 43rd avenue. apparently the two suspects wanted a piece of jewelry, a gold chain, so badly they attacked a man who was wearing it and the other man he was with. it happened at 6:20 in the morning yesterday. after shooting the 29-year-old victim, the -- police also shot in the direction of the second victim, but bullets missed him. the victim who was shot was transported to a hospital. he was shot in the stomach, also in the leg.
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police describe the suspects as 19 to 25 years old, and they were both wearing hoodies at the time of the attempted robbery and shooting. back to you. >> katherine creag, thank you. police in the bronx need help tracking down persons of interest in a deadly deli shooting. we're going to show you the men police are looking for. they were seen on surveillance video just before a worker was killed at trios deli in university heights. they allegedly argued with the 46-year-old worker sunday morning and left. police say one of the men returned to the deli and shot the worker twice in the chest. >> he didn't mess with anybody. you could come to the store. he would treat you nicely. >> you know, friendly with everybody. he good guy. >> police believe that suspect took off in a gray chrysler that was spotted later on surveillance video leaving the scene. hundreds gathered at a vigil on the campus of oklahoma state university to remember the victims of saturday's homecoming tragedy. four people, including a
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a driver plowed through a crowd of parade goers. 25-year-old adacia chambers is being held on four counts of second-degree murder and driving under the influence, but her lawyer says something else might have caused the accident. >> in my opinion, ms. chambers suffers from a mental illness. exactly what type is yet to be determined. >> a retired oklahoma state professor and his wife were two of the four people killed in the accident. critically. it's 5:08 now. in this morning's cnbc money report, fifth avenue getting a new flagship store. it's going to be the microsoft store. this is on 5th avenue and 53rd street. it will showcase the company's software and devices like the surface pro laptop. the store is also going to sell x-box consoles and games. scary thought for retailers. slumping halloween sales this year could spell trouble for the retailers during the holidays possibly.
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national retail federation reports that halloween sales are down 7% from last year. you might not know this. some experts believe what happens at halloween is a mirror of what's going to happen during the holiday season. so why are the halloween sales down? they say it's actually moving away from goods and apparel and focusing more on food and experiences. i went to get halloween costumes for the kids. still pretty expensive. >> oh, yeah. well, that's not going to change. the amount of sales may go up and down, but the costumes are still pricey. >> my matt harvey outfit. >> i know, but it looks really nice on you. 5:09 right now. just ahead, vice president joe biden explains the real reason why he's not running for president. plus, jimmy fallon's latest fall. "the tonight show" host injured again. what happened this time.
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it's 5:12. four things to know this morning. an nypd diver found a gun in the east river believed to be the weapon used to kill nypd officer randolph holder. a whale watching tour boat capsized off the coast of british columbia. more than two dozen people are on board. five people are dead. one person is still missing. today counselors will be at schools in fairfield, connecticut, to talk with students about last week's scare. schools were locked down after several schools received threatening phone calls. police found no evidence that the threats were credible. also ahead today, the mets are in kansas city ahead of tomorrow night's world series game one. today is media day. here at home, there are two team. one is in queens. the other is on long island. >> absolutely.
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>> it's going to build and blow over. >> hopefully it will last throughout. >> in a good and safe way. >> more than game one. almost 5:14 right now. >> it's just going to go into the atmosphere and dissipate. is that what you're trying to say? >> we want to hold on to that. >> i hope they work out a little harder than this. >> but that's baseball workouts. camps. >> they're going to do aquatics. >> in the meantime, speaking of game one in kansas city, there might be a little leftover rain. it's going to rain during the day and should taper off. that might be a close call. back home for us, no close call. lots of sunshine anticipated. high clouds, on the cool side. clouds will increase tomorrow ahead of a rain-making system wednesday. temperatures on the cool side today. just a touch below normal. normal high is 61 degrees. yesterday we were a little above. today we're back down below. we'll see ups and downs in the temperatures this week. 47 in chelsea right now. city hide, same number.
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hoboken is 46. in staten island and green ridge, 42 degrees. generally 30s the northern half of new jersey. into the hudson valley, officially at the freezing mark. poughkeepsie the first one to reach that at 32. there's the high cloud line. no rain associated with this. again, central new jersey on south you'll see your sunshine filtered out a little more today. from the city on north, you'll see some brighter sunshine. with that, temperatures will bounce back into the upper 50s. you'll have those cool rays of sun. a pleasant day. more clouds off to the south. everybody clears out tonight. could be a little frosty. tomorrow, the clouds start to increase. after sunshine early, thickening clouds. it's a dry day and a little milder, closer to normal with a high temperature around 60. it gets rainy and windy on wednesday. rain wednesday night will taper off. back to thursday we're looking at clouds giving way to a clearing trend. still mild at 68. chillier air waiting in the
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wings to here. that's going to move in, in time for the world series. back at citi field. the weekend planner, we have halloween too. looks good. upper 50s saturday. good stuff for sunday. sunshine and near 60. if they played baseball during the day, it would be fine. a few seconds after 5:16. lauren is here with the commute. >> a couple problems in new jersey. we'll head to south brunswick where on route 1 northbound just before ridge road there's an accident. then we have a closure in the marlboro area southbound on route 18. there is a police detour set up. you will be able to get around this. and we'll take a live look outside. we'll show you what the alexander hamilton bridge looks like. things moving along nicely here. cross bronx expressway overall in fantastic shape. heading over to the gowanus, it'ses a little slow going here
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past the belt merge, but it is not slow going at all in the area of the brooklyn bridge. we also have an accident southbound on the new york state throughway. that's out by exit 14 in the right lane. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> lauren, thanks very much. now to decision 2016. an early morning town hall today. republican presidential candidate donald trump will be answering questions and likely taking more shots at dr. ben carson. tracie potts has a preview from washington. everything changed, it seems, tracie tracie, when carson surged ahead of trump in iowa. >> reporter: exactly. we're seeing it with the democrats too. hillary clinton taking aim at bernie sanders, even though she's got a much healthier lead than trump does over carson. but both front runners are looking behind. >> it was very surprised to see the numbers. >> reporter: two polls now place donald trump second in iowa
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>> he cannot do with trade like i do with trade. he's very, very weak on immigration. >> reporter: trump even questions carson's faith. >> seven-day adventist i don't know about. >> reporter: carson's response -- >> i don't get into the mud pit, and i'm not going to be talking about people. >> reporter: hillary clinton struck back at number two bernie sanders. sanders said people need to, quote, stop shouting about gun violence. >> when a woman speaks out, some people think it's shouting. >> reporter: sanders says his comment had nothing to do with women speaking out. >> i think what the secretary is doing there is taking words and misapplying them. >> reporter: while clinton has a commanding lead over sanders, donald trump is looking over his shoulder. now in iowa trying to catch up. and trying to appease the voters, too, after retweeting an insult to iowa voters. trump blamed it on an intern who later apologized. they took down that tweet. trump both in the polls and
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maybe on social imme kate media not a favorite with some iowa voters. >> don't want to be doing that. tracie, thanks so much. stay tuned for the "today" show for the donald trump town hall. coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. right after "today in new york." vice president joe biden is setting the record straight about how his late son beau urged him to run for president. >> there was not what is sort of made out as this hollywood thing that at the last minute beau grabbed my hand and said, dad, you've got to run, like win one for the gipper. wasn't anything like that. >> biden says he decided not to run because he felt he couldn't win. his wife jill says she's disappointed the vice president bowed out of the race. jimmy carter could soon find out how well his cancer treatment is going. the former president gave his sunday school class in georgia an update. he says he received successful radiation treatment to four places in his brain, and every three weeks he's treated with medicine. jimmy carter says doctors should
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know more within several weeks. >> such an inspiration, though. just the way he's approached this challenge has been so great. >> with a wonderful attitude. 5:19 right now. ahead, how chris christie got a lesson in train etiquette. plus, a rosy record. hundreds of women donned costumes that have nothing to do with halloween. follow the "today in new york" team on facebook and twitter. we'll be right back. i'm bobby flay and there's no place like it in the world.
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welcome back. 5:23, 48 degrees out. it's monday morning. well, check out this impressive crowd. it's one for the record books. it is the largest gathering of people dressed as rosie the riveter. she was the poster girl for women on the work force during world war ii. organizers say 2, 097 women turned out to pose for the photo. some of the women in the crowd even worked at that plant decades ago. very cool photo. >> it was a revolution. women were going into the work force just after the depression.
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that was a ford plant that they worked at 24 hours a day during the war. that's a great shot. >> you see all those different faces and generations of them. >> very nice. >> weather, quiet. no complaints. we're looking at sunshine for the most part today. just a few high clouds mixing in. starting out in the 30s, suburbs, 40s in the city. 58 the expected high this afternoon. that's a couple shades below where we should be. still not bad. tonight, mainly clear. another chilly night. 44 the low in the city. 30s in the suburbs. could be a little spattering of frost. our really only stormy and unsettled day looks like it's going to be wednesday. we'll talk about that in the next half hour. >> chris, thank you. >> a couple problems on roads already. i know it's early, but we have a closure for everyone that lives in the whoppinger falls area. route 9 southbound between main street and middlebush road. if you're getting on the trains, all running on their regular morning.
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>> all right, lauren. thanks very much. it's turned into a rough year for jimmy fallon's fingers. "the tonight show" host posted a photo of a bandaged fingers. he reportedly hurt it during a fall in boston this weekend where he was being honored by harvard lampoon. that's how you do it. remember, back in june, jimmy fallon needed emergency surgery to save one of his fingers on his other hand. he's going to have to wear like hockey gloves. >> we're going to need him with mitts on from now on. can't be having this. hope he feels better. just ahead, a call for a boycott of a hollywood director. who the police union is calling a cop hater. and also ahead, police say they have never seen so many guns. the bust that's going to have them searching a home for days. and police recover a key piece of evidence in the case of officer randolph holder.
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i'm tracie strahan live in harlem with those details coming up. and if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." download the news 4 new york app on your mobile device right now.
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right now, a possible break.
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police may have found a critical piece of evidence in the shooting of an nypd officer. plus it doesn't matter who you are. we'll tell you about the lesson chris christie quickly learned. and it's almost here. what the mets are doing on the eve of their return to the world series. "today in new york" starts now. we're going to refrain from making fun of the workout. i'm sure they're really working out. good morning, everyone. it's monday morning, october 26th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. doing my mets workout there. >> don't break a hip, guys. amazing. i hope they step it up a notch. but it's early yet. they're saving their energy. across western suffolk county this morning, melville, 45. 49 in seldon. it's a cool morning. into the city, the upper 40s. at the freezing mark now in morrisdown. poughkeepsie is also 32. long branch coming in at 45 degrees.
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mixing with high, thin clouds. it'ses a nice fall day. crisp, 55 at noon, forecasting a high of 58 degrees. rest of the forecast just ahead. almost 5:30. let's find out how the commute is treating us. >> a new problem out there. good morning, everyone. let's head to new jersey. on the garden state parkway northbound by exit 151, there's an accident that shuts down two lanes. minor delays getting into this area. we'll take a live look at the new jersey turnpike. things moving along nicely today. we will have more weather and traffic coming up. >> lauren, thanks very much. breaking news right now. we're getting reports of a powerful earthquake in pakistan. kerry barrett is in the newsroom. >> michael, it happened just a few minutes ago. we're working on getting pictures and details. in fact, some of those pictures are just now beginning to pop up in social media. we're working on getting them turned around and up to you.
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earthquake hit in the capital of pakistan, islamabad, just a few moments ago. we know people were able to feel it as far away as afghanistan in kabul. that's about 300 miles away. also, there are reports of people running out of buildings. at this point -- and there's a map of where this happened. this is the epicenter. a lot of this is cooped of a kind of a rural area. no information about injuries or damage. at this point, it's too early to really know that. we'll be following this story very closely, and of course bring you the very latest as we get it. >> all right, kerry. thank you very much. police are waiting for test results to see if a gun found in the east river is the one used to kill an nypd officer. tracie strahan is in east harlem where that officer was stationed. tracie? >> reporter: darlene, authorities say that 40-caliber glock that was recovered on sunday fits all the characteristics of the gun that claimed the life of officer
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it's a discovery that comes as his loved ones and tens of thousands of law enforcement personnel from across the country prepare to lay him to rest. there was a large search yesterday of the east river and the fdr. many of the police department that actually volunteered for it walked side by side in white hazmat suit, searching for any evidence that would help the d.a. prosecutor the suspect in this case, 38-year-old tyrone howard. the scuba team actually recovered that firearm around 3:00 in the morning. authorities say for has the same characteristics of the one they're looking for. >> it was down in 20 feet of water, and he recovered it. the conditions down there, it's dark. they can maybe only see 12 to 24 inches out in front of them. they're out on their bellies looking for this. he ended up finding it. and it's a good find. >> reporter: meanwhile, loved ones honored randolph holder
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with prayer, songs, and performances last night. the 33-year-old will be laid to rest on wednesday of this week. as we bring you back live to psa-5, where officer randolph holder called home, you can see the memorial continues to grow. the candles are lit. there's so many flowers out here. forensic experts now have their work cut out for them. although they're going to run many tests on the firearm that was recovered in the east river, they're not hopeful for any dna or fingerprints because it was in the water for so long. back to you. >> certainly was. all right, tracie. thank you. well, filmmaker quentin tarantino isn't making any friends with the nypd. the union president pat lynch is upset that the oscar winner appeared at a rally against police brutality just days after officer holder's murder. tarantino joined hundreds of demonstrators in manhattan saturday. the union is calling for our boycott of tarantino's movies.
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it's a lesson learned for governor chris christie. don't talk on the quiet car. yesterday the presidential hopeful was kicked out of the quiet car on an amtrak train from d.c. to new york. a passenger took these photos, claims he hopped on at the last minute, started making phone calls. about ten minutes later, the conductor asked him to stop or go to another car. governor christie did to that. his camp issued a statement saying in part, the governor promptly left once he realized the serious nature of his mistake and enjoyed the rest of his time on the train from the cafe car. sincere apology ies to all the patrons of the quiet car that were offended. happening today, mets fans will be rallying in front of queensboro hall to cheer on their team in the world series. the mets are in kansas city for game one against the royals. today they're going to hold a workout, take part in media day. we will hear from the starting pitchers for the last time
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matt harvey will be speaking at 3:45. manager terry collins will be up shortly after that. meanwhile, governor cuomo is putting his new york pride on the line with a friendly wage we are his missouri counterpart. the two have made a friendly bet on the world series. so when the mets win, governor jay nixon will have to wear a mets jersey to work for a full day. if by chance the royals should win, governor cuomo has to wear one of their jerseys. also on the line, food of course and other native items to each state. so we have bagels, hot italian sausage. >> and kansas city is going to be home of the big steak. this could be good for us. right, chris? >> for the governor anyway. >> we should get in on this. >> put barbecue ribs on that. all over that. let's hope we get to eat the ribs and they don't get any of the bagels. we'll give them a token bagel.
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about weather classic to fall. 30s in the suburbs, 40s in the city to start out. the temperatures warm into the 50s this afternoon. a breeze out of the northwest at about 5 to 15 miles per hour. in the sunshine, it will feel a little better. 48 right now in the city. a lot of low and mid-30s distant suburbs north and west. 58 by 3:00. typical late october weather. seven-day forecast and world series forecast around the corner. right now let's find out about the commute. >> good morning. a couple problems on the roads today. route 9 remains shut down southbound between main street and middlebush road. then heading to route 18, also all lanes shut down in the southbound direction between tennenn road and newman springs road. there is a police detour set up. you'll be able to get around this. the accident on the garden state parkway i was just talking about earlier that was blocking two lanes northbound by 1:51 cleared. we have a new accident on the turnpike. that's the eastern spur just after exit 15e.
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we'll have your next weather and traffic update on the 4s. new this morning, the nypd released video of a shooting on camera. it's a mugging in queens on a street there that ended with gunfire. katherine creag is in long island city. kat, a lot of people looking at this video and just shocked by the violence, how it erupted that way. >> reporter: all over a piece of jewelry, michael. this area in particular, it's where a lot of taxi drivers gather. you can see the taxicabs here. 43rd avenue, 13th street is where we are. this is where two men ganged up on one victim. they struggled with him over a gold chain. this happened early in the morning, 6:20 a.m. yesterday. after shooting the 29-year-old victim, the suspect and the victim struggled for a few minutes with a large gold chain. the victim had been wearing it around his neck. police say the suspects also shot in the direction of a second victim, a man the first victim was with, but bullets missed him.
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the victim who was shot was transported to the hospital. he was hit in the stomach and the leg. police describe the suspects as 19 to 25 years old, both of them wearing hoodies at the time of the attempted robbery. they didn't get away with anything, but that victim was taken to a hospital because of his wounds. back to you. >> kathd, thanks very much. 5:38 right now. two men were shot while leaving a house party in queens this weekend. the victims were hospitalized. one of them has serious injuries. neighbors say hundreds of people attended the party on the quiet bayside street. the homeowner's daughter was taken into custody. no word on any injuries. comedian amy schumer and her cousin senator chuck schumer are calling for your help getting a gun bill passed in the senate. the two stood side by side at city hall promoting their new social media campaign aiming for change. it urges people to contact their senators to pass a gun bill. that bill calls for closing
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loopholes that allows guns to be sold at shows or online without background checks. it would also strengthen those same background checks. >> i'm saying, if you're a violent criminal, a domestic violence offender, or severely mentally ill, you will not be able to purchase a gun. >> amy schumer started teaming up with her cousin on gun control issues after a shooting at her movie "train wreck." two people were killed in the louisiana theater in july. police in south carolina have confiscated close to 10,000 guns, and they all come from the same man. investigators say it's going to take a few days to collect all the guns from the chesterfield county home of 51-year-old bret brit brett nicholson. they're trying to figure out how he got so many. police are investigating a shooting as well at north carolina central university.
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the school's campus in durham was put on lock down for about 45 minutes. it happened just before midnight. officials say a student was shot, taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. students were urged to seek shelter and warned about an active shooter. no word yet as to any arrests. 5:40 right now. just ahead, dramatic first-hand video of a raid targeting isis. plus, the strict new rules being proposed that could make it more difficult for young smokers. and weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new york." we thought we' d be ready. but demand for our cocktail bitters was huge. i could feel our deadlines racing towards us. we didn' t need a loan. we needed short-term funding.
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welcome back. 5:43. looking at east rutherford, new jersey, on this monday morning. this morning the giants are all alone at the top of their division. taking on dallas, the defense came through. in the third quarter, dominic rodgers-cromartie picks off matt cassel and takes it 58 yards for the score. the cowboys tie the game. but in the fourth quarter,
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dewayne harris runs past everyone to take the kickoff in for the score. >> wow. >> the giants win it 27-20. at 4-3, bhi y the way, they have the only winning record in the nfc east. very nice there. well, the jets were in foxboro to take on the patriots. early in the fourth quarter, brandon marshall drops a touchdown pass, and the jets have to settle for a field goal and a four-point lead. that's painful to watch. the next drive, tom brady and the patriots go 80 yards and score a touchdown. new england stays undefeated, 30-23 the final. >> too bad the game came down to the last minute. jets kind of just ran out of time. 5:44 right now. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. chris, another team come to town later this week. hopefully a better outcome. >> hard to believe, but my team in the world series. yes, looking citi field on friday. and the schedule came out for next year.
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kansas city royals. kind of odd it happened that way. outside right now, quiet on the plaza. flags flapping around a bit. that's going to keep us on the cool side today. you're stepping out to chilly temperatures. 48 in the city. colder yet in a lot of the suburbs. this is the heavier jacket required today. talking about sunshine filtered out by high clouds. clouds will increase tomorrow. that will lead to a rainy day wednesday into wednesday night. school day forecast. on the bus stops, a little shivering perhaps in the suburbs with temperatures in the 30s. 40s in and around the city. by recess time, a mix of clouds and sunshine, 55 degrees. as you dismiss about 3:30 or so, 58 degrees should be the warmest portion of the day. after school, cool but dry. temperatures slipping back into mid-50s. right now, a lot of 30s. woodbridge, 38 degrees. you go towards the coast, more like 40s.
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point pleasant, 46. same thing across the island. coastal connecticut. bridgeport at 41. here are the 30s across northwest new jersey. poughkeepsie at the freezing mark this morning. there's that veil of high cloud cover sitting just south of the city. that's going to flirt with us today. from the city on north, just high, thin clouds. further north, mainly sunny skies. here's future tracker. not too bad through the morning hours. you see the afternoon where the high clouds are. they get nudged a little further south. there should be a fair amount of sunshine. clears up nicely all areas for tonight. tomorrow starts out with sunshine again. that gets filtered out by increasing clouds. it's a fine day tomorrow. it's dry. temperatures mild. here comes the rain by wednesday morning. this is 8:00 a.m. it sticks around all day long. you'll see these bands of orange and yell indicative of heavier downpours.
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also scooped up some of that moisture from what was hurricane patricia. more rain coming through wednesday night overnight into early thursday morning. for today, sunshine. just high clouds. a high temperature of 58. we're siting pretty. some frost likely in the northwestern suburbs overnight. for the mets and royals in kansas city, there could be a few leftover showers. there could be a delay early on in the dpam in the game. we'll see. it turns much chillier for game one and/or two. meantime, wet weather wednesday. that's the story. wind and rain. clears up thursday. we cool it down into the weekend, but it's dry saturday and marathon sunday as well. here's lauren with the commute. >> good morning. our accidents right now are all in new jersey. let's head to route 202 where there's an accident southbound by old york road. not causing much of a delay just yet. one that is starting to cause a delay is the one that we have on the turnpike. the eastern spur northbound just after exit 15e. that's in the center lane.
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it will take a little longer to clear it. something to take note of. let's take a live look outside at the lincoln tunnel, where you'll have about a five-minute wait inbound. it's getting a little more crowded out here. at the holland tunnel and george washington bridge, things are free and clear. on the belt parkway, things are still looking good out there as you make your way past lefferts boulevard. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. your next update on the 4s. >> lauren, thanks very much. record-setting rains have swamped texas and are now heading east, taking aim at louisiana and new orleans. remnants of hurricane patricia and another weather system combined to dump more than a foot of rain in south and east texas this weekend. the downpour set off flash floods and hundreds of high water rescues. >> the water started coming in. he got out the window in the back passenger seat. that's how we got out. we could have been drowned right now. >> the storm has left roads and streets covered in potholes.
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out of his truck after it got swallowed in many massive sink hole. no injuries were reported. a long island community is taking action following the shooting death of a 12-year-old girl. the guardian angels hit the streets in hempstead on sunday. residents call for patrols after dejah joyner was killed by a stray bullet that the flew into her home. police say they're investigating a possible gang connection to the shooting. the guardian angels want to help find joyner's killer. >> we need to put our boots on the ground. we need to get people locally involved from hempstead to help the police, to help the community, to put these thugs in jail and to send out a message that crime time will not be tolerated in hempstead. >> the guardian angels have patrols in several communities in suffolk county to combat the area's growing gang problem. this was their first patrol in nas sauce sau county. police in camden county want to know why a man shot and
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killed his mother in an assisted facility. police say 52-year-old george bolt was visiting his mother. he had dinner with her and later shot and killed. then turned the weapon on himself as a facility worker walked into the room. another arrest has been made in connection with the hazing death of a fraternity pledge at suny albany. five suspects are now charged with first-degree hazing, a misdemeanor in the death of trevor duffy. according to police reports, he and other pledges were ordered and encouraged to drink a 1.75-liter bottle of liquor last november. duffy was later found unconscious with a blood alcohol level more than seven times the legal limit. we're now able to see new details of the deadly raid by american commandos on an isis prison in iraq. the pentagon showing us how a u.s. air strike destroyed that compound on thursday. that's when 70 hostages were quickly searched and moved out. new video was released by the kurdish peshmerga forces.
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delta force master sergeant joshua wheeler was killed in that operation. in news for your health this morning, pediatricians are calling for a lockdown on e-cigarettes. doctors warn growing popularity of e-cigarettes and other vaping devicesing ing could get a new generation of smokers addicted. today they're officially recommending ageing the raise to purchase all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to age 21. they also want new restrictions on ads and online sales. ahead a consumer alert. you're going to appreciate this one. cost of gas actually going down again. plus, a first glimpse inside the newly renovated home of new york city's first family. don't forget, follow us on facebook and twitter, michaelg4ny, darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new
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a live look there at the gowanus expressway. very busy. very soon you'll be able to visit mayor de blasio's home, see how it was made over. yesterday a special open house took place at gracie mansion for people who won a lottery. the mansion is set to reopen to the public at large after 21 months of renovations. it includes 50 new pieces of art.
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gracie mansion, the public tours resume two weeks from tomorrow. fascinating history. it's cool you see where the first family traditionally lives. >> it's cool to be able to walk through. i enjoy that. i like doing that anyway. just walking through and see what's going on. >> we need to have a word with you about that. >> i do need to stop. >> walking through is one thing. peeking through the wib ndows, that you have to be careful. >> when i was younger, i started getting my first jobs in the city. i used to walk and look into the brownstones. >> you peeping tom. >> i only got arrested twice. >> it's your investigative sense. it was innate in you. >> i like to see how people live. i know it's weird. i'm sorry. >> let's get a look at the weather picture this morning. we have sunshine heading our way. temperatures 30s and 40s. going into the upper 50s this afternoon. just a few high clouds mixing with the sunshine. it's quiet. tonight clear and chilly, 44 in the city. we'll see frosty 30s in the
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suburbs north and west. another decent day. gets soggy middle of the week. >> thank you. >> meantime, what's happening on the roads? >> we have our first subway issue of the morning. for our 2 and 5 commuters, downtown 2 and 5 trains are running express from east 180th street to 149th street. this is all due to fire department activity. hopefully that will get resolved soon. here's your commuter checklist. all running on or close to schedule. we have a few problems on the roads. >> all right, lauren. thank you. now a consumer alert. good news for drivers. gas prices continue to drop. the latest lundberg survey finds gas prices fell another 10.5 cents over the past two weeks. the national average is now $2.24 a gallon. around here, aaa says new yorkers are paying the most for gas. on average, a gallon costs $2.35. in connecticut, gas is $2.30 a gallon. new jersey drivers are paying
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under $2 at $1.94 a gallon on average. coming up on "today in new york" at 6:00, we're continuing following breaking news out of south asia. we're hearing reports of a massive earthquake affecting india, pakistan, and afghanistan. also at 6:00 a.m., we're live with the latest on a possible murder weapon recovered in the deadly shooting of an nypd officer. and if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching. download the news 4 new york app on your mobile device right now. we'll be back in two minutes.
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"today in new york" starts now. good morning, everyone. on monday morning, it is october 26th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. we want to start with storm team 4's chris cimino. you'll be leading a rally at chipotle? >> i'm starting small through the tri-state but covering it. today we've cooled down to the 40s. murray hills, 46. 47 in astoria. still holding steady at 48 in the city. a lot of low and mid-30s to the north. even long branch down to 43. it will be a day that features sun and high clouds. 55 by noon. forecasting a high of 58 degrees. a little after 6:00 a.m. any trouble spots out there, lauren? >> we have a new one for long island commuters. on the southern state parkway, watch out for an accident westbound after peninsula boulevard, which is exit 19. delays are heavy out there. they say the accident has been
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moved to the shoulder. seems to be a slow ride anyway. heading to new jersey on the turnpike, the eastern spur northbound after exit 15e, still an accident in the center lane. you can see a slow ride through here as well. and we will have more weather and traffic coming up. now we want to get to that breaking news out of afghanistan, where a massive earthquake has shook the region. we want to get to kerry barrett with what we know. impacting several different countries. >> it is. in fact, we're getting a look at the first pictures. first, updated information about where this hit specifically. it was a 7.7-magnitude quake that hit about an hour ago. president usgs says the epicenter was in northern afghanistan. very mountainous. it was felt all across south asia, including islamabad, pakistan. in fact, those first pictures are out of new delhi. you don't see a lot of damage, but you can see throngs of people who have run out of the buildings and are waiting
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people say the walls were swaying back and forth. people were running out of these buildings in sheer panic. also, there was an nbc producer in kabul who felt the earthquake and just reported to us that the earthquake itself seemed to last forever. it was very long. also, we're just getting reports that some of the buildings in northern pakistan where it was also felt have collapsed. there are unconfirmed reports of fatalities. again, i need to stress unconfirmed, but we're working on getting additional information. something to note as well, this quake came just a couple days after some really heavy rain fell in a lot of afghanistan. so they've got a lot of those kind of mud-built houses and huts, really, that are very vulnerable to collapse when something like this happens. so no doubt we will unfortunately see a number of fatalities there as well. we're going to stay on top of this. we'll be back as soon as we have more information. >> kerry, thank you very much. it is 6:02 right now. happening now, investigators
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used in the murder of an nypd officer. officer randolph holder. the new evidence comes as family members prepare for his funeral. tracie strahan joins us from east harlem with the latest. >> reporter: darlene, we've learned a lot about the search that recovered that weapon. authorities tell us that those divers are actually on their stomachs several feet under water when they recovered it by hand. they say that 40-caliber glock is consistent with the one that claimed officer holder's life. it was a very intensive search yesterday along the fdr and under water as well. part of the fdr was actually shut down for a short time sunday as roughly 100 police officers, some who volunteered, conducted a ground search aimed at finding bullets fired at officer holder. around 3:00 a.m., divers recovered that handgun they say was consistent with the one used to kill the officer during a foot chase in east harlem last week. as they prepare to lay him to rest this week, officer holder's loved ones paid tribute to his
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memory on sunday. >> i told this to his father. i said, we will always be here for you. you have an extended family that will never forget you. >> makes me feel relaxed until the feelings hit again. but i'm trying to cope the best i can. >> reporter: after randolph holder was shot in the head last week, the gunman apparently threw his weapon into the east river. 30-year-old tyrone holder has been charged with murder as well as robbery. howard, i should say. the firearm recovered yesterday will be tested for fingerprints as well as dna. we want to bring you back live now to psa-5. this was randolph holder's precinct. you can see the tributes continue to grow for him. i actually spoke to an officer, darlene, who was inside. we told him to hang in there. he says they're trying, but it's very difficult, as you can understand. back to you. >> certainly can. all right, tracie strahan. thank you. 6:04 right now. time for weather and traffic on
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the 4s. we'll start with chris cimino. starting a brand new week. >> brand new week, brand new weather pattern. a little chillier than over the weekend. down to the 40s in a lot of the suburbs. some thin, high clouds filtering out the sun. more of that to the south of the city. afternoon temperatures will get back into the 50s. no 60s of 70-degree temperatures. that's for sure. a gentle breeze out of the northwest. right now we're looking at a temperature that's been holding steady all morning in the park at 48. mid-50s by noon. upper 50s by late afternoon. that should be the high for the day around 58 degrees. seven-day forecast is coming up. here's lauren scala with an update on the commute. >> we have one issue on the subways. downtown 2 and 5 trains running express from east 108th street to 149th street. this is because of fire department activity. otherwise, subways, major commuter lines look good this morning. we have a couple, accidents on roads. route remains shut down
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southbound from main street to middlebush road. take an alternate route through this area. and alternate side rules in effect today. we're learning now more about the victims of that homecoming tragedy at oklahoma state university. retirerd professor and his wife were two of the four people killed when a driver plowed through a crowd of parade goers on saturday. 25-year-old adacia chambers, who lives in the college town of stillwater, is being held on four counts of second-degree murder and driving under the in influence influence. her attorney insists she was not drunk. >> in my opinion, ms. chambers suffers from a mental illness. exactly what type is yet to be determined. >> a 2-year-old boy and a college student from out of town were also killed in this accident. at least 46 others were hurt. four of them critically. at least five people are dead, one person is missing in a tour boat tragedy in canada.
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the scene show the submerged vessel that sank near vancouver island. the whale watching boat capsized with 27 people on board. several rescued vehicles were sent to an area pier after the boat sent out a mayday call last night. 21 people were pulled from the water and taken to area hospitals. officials are trying to determine what caused the boat to capsize. police in north carolina are looking for the gunman who wounded a college student. it happened on the durham campus of north carolina's central university around 11:15 last night. the school notified students about the shooting through twitter, urging them to seek shelter away from gunfire. police gave the all clear about 45 minutes later. we're told the student who was shot is expected to survive. and happening today, there will be a rally at queensboro hall to cheer on the mets in the world series. the rally starts at 3:00. meanwhile, the team is in kansas city for game one against the royals.
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today they're holding a workout. it's going to be a lot more than that there. we'll hear from the starting pitchers for the last time before the first game. matt harvey is going to speak at 3:45. manager terry collins will be up shortly after that. meanwhile, governor cuomo's new york pride on the line here. he has a friendly wage we are his missouri counterpart on the world series. when the mets win, governor jay nixon will have to wear a mets jersey to work for a full day. if by some chance royals should prevail, governor cuomo would have to wear one of their jerseys. but also on the line is food and other items native to the state. so we can see what they've got there, darlene. bagels, hot italian sausage, and a coffee blend and barbecue ribs. want some of those. >> i think governor cuomo is going to do well. in this morning's cnbc money report, halloween retailers may not be able to scare up big sales this year. cnbc's landon dowdy joins with
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us those details and more. surprising that halloween sales aren't as big, landon. >> hey, darlene. good morning. that's exactly right. let's first talk about apple. apple will begin accepting online orders of its apple tv today. the new set top box which starts at $149 include a faster processor, siri remote and built-in app store. apple ceo tim cook has said the new tvs will start shipping at end of the week. while analysts aren't expecting sales to have a big near-term financial impact, they say it could be more important to watch than the ipad in the near future. and retailers could be in for quite a fright this season. the national retail fed ration reports halloween sales are expected to fall almost 7% to just under $7 billion this year. that's the lowest total since 2011. halloween is often seen as a barometer for holiday consumer spending. poor sales could spell trouble ahead for the christmas shopping season. experts blame a shift in goods and clothing to food and
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experiences. but what is halloween without dressing up? >> especially for kids. you have to have the costume. >> right. and it seems like people are eating a lot of candy. >> that's where i'm spend all my money, i'll tell you that. >> i'm coming to trick-or-treat at your house. >> you should. all right, landon. thanks. coming up, we're going to be talking more about the torrential rains in texas and how residents are recovering from the flooding there in the lone star state. plus, exclusive video inside a raid that led to the rescue of hostages held by isis. plus, we'll have weather and traffic on the 4s coming up as we look at the george washington bridge. you're watching "today in new
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6:13, 48 degrees. it's monday morning. here are four things to know this morning. a massive earthquake rocked northern parts of afghanistan. we're just starting to get pictures now of the aftermath into our newsroom. earlier reports say the quake registered with a 7.7 magnitude. counselors will be at schools in fairfield, connecticut, today following friday's lockdowns. the town's entire school system was on lockdown after several schools received calls from someone threatening violence. mai my my ai microsoft will open a flagship store today. the mets are holding a workout today ahead of game one of the world series. so exciting this is happening 37 totally psyched. >> i can happy for the mets fans.
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2000 was the last time. it's been quite a drought. people are excited. it's nice to see. >> doesn't happen very often. '73, '86, 2000 and now. special moments for mets fans. on the chilly side right now. sunshine today. temperatures much cooler than they were yesterday. the clouds start to increase tomorrow. that's the forerunner of a period of wet weather beginning wednesday morning and probably up until the wee hours of thursday morning. looks like a good soaking rain. we need some rain around here. we should get it smack dab in the middle of the week. temperatures today back below normal. normal high is 61. 58 the expected high this afternoon. a typical late october day. but it is starting out on the chilly side in a lot of the suburbs. 33 this four in stanford. redding red red redding, 37. 40s into the city. it drops to the 30s northern
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half of new jersey. some chilly temperatures to start. there's your cloud line just sitting from the city on south. these are high clouds not producing any rain. where's our rain coming from? this is an area of low pressure that joined forces with the leftover moisture of hurricane patricia. soaking, drenching rains today. this system will gradually lift towards the north and east. for today again, city on north, more sunshine. south of town, a little more filtered sunshine. cool rays out there with a high temperature of 58 degrees. it's mainly clear for all of us tonight. frosting in some of the burbs north and west. tomorrow, not a bad day. temperatures close to 60, where they should be for this time of year. we start out with sunshine and the clouds gradually thicken up. no rain to worry about tomorrow. wednesday is the soaker. it's windy out of the south and east. we're in the mid-60s.
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an early leftover shower should exit thursday. 68 the expected high temperature. halloween is also saturday. that would be game two at citi field. 58 degrees sunday with sunshine. good stretch of weather friday, saturday, and sunday. look for upper 50s friday, upper 50s saturday. the games themselves played at night will be in the 40s. sunday, a little better with increasing clouds and a high of around 60. let's get to lauren scala, find out the latest on the commute. >> some of the same problems out there. one of them is this closure on route 18. southbound, all lanes closed and detoured between tennent road and newman springs road. it is something to keep in mind. we have an accident also on the new jersey turnpike on the eastern spur before exit 15e, which is truck route 1-9. that's still in the center lanes. head over to the western spur instead. we'll take a life look outside at 495 as you make your way towards the lincoln tunnel. you can see eastbound is pretty jammed up. it's pretty slow heading into kennedy boulevard. no reports of any accidents out
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there just yet. but i will let you know if that changes. you have about a 15-minute wait into the tolls. less over at the george washington bridge and holland tunnels. heading to the whitestone expressway, this is jammed up. there's an accident by northern boulevard. delays go back almost to the bridge at this point. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. your next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> thank you very much, lauren. sfwlncht we have a fire in new brunswick working right now. we want to head to chopper 4 and see what's going on. good morning. >> darlene and michael, good morning to both of you. this fire broke out around 4:30 this morning at in the 2 navr 2 1/2-story home in new jersey. you can see the main body of the fire has been knocked down. a little bit of smoke every once in a while. firefighters are the inside of that home right now putting out hot spot. you can see a tremendous amount of damage unfortunately to this home.
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we'll continue to keep you up to date. back over to you. >> thank you very much. ! record-setting rains that swamped texas are heading east, taking aim at louisiana and new orleans. remnants of hurricane patricia and another weather system combined to dump more than a foot of rain in south and east texas. the downpours set off flash floods and hundreds of high-water rescues. >> the water started coming in. he actually knocked the window in the pass back passenger seat. that's how we got out. we could have been drowned right now. >> the storm has left roads and streets covered in potholes. a houston teenager had to climb out of his truck after being swallowed by this mass i have sink hole. despite the damage, no injuries were reported. the volume of water is just overwhelming. >> hard to deal when you're not expecting that kind of thing. >> 6:19. just ahead, a wrap of your weekend football. plus, another fall for jimmy fallon. what led to "tonight show" host
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6:23 right now. a live look at darlene rodriguez plaza. new york city recently renamed. >> this morning, the giants back on top of the nfc east taking on dallas. the defense came through. third quarter, dominic rodgers-cromartie picks off matt cassel.
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58 yards, he's in for the score. cowboys tied that up. watch this return from dewayne harris. runs past everyone for the return there. giants taking that one 27-20. so they're 4-3. that's ghood ood enough to have the best record in the nfc east. jets, such a tough game against the patriots. fourth quarter, brandon marshall drops a td pass right there. jets have to settle for a field goal. they were up four at that point. the next drive, tom brady and the patriots go 80 yards. they get the td. the jets actually got close. they had the onside kick. they had like a minute left but couldn't get it done. new england stays undefeated. 30-23 the final there. so close. >> absolutely. >> took it right to the end. all right. well, jimmy fallon may be hosting "the tonight show" with another bandaged finger. >> video online shows fallon taking a nasty fall where he was being honored by harvard
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he posted a picture on instagram of the injured finger. it's the second time this year he's been hurt. back in june he needed emergency surgery to save a finger on his other hand. >> crazy stuff. >> we need him to be careful. i want him with his hands up and oven mitts. >> he doesn't stay upright. what's going on? he's a young man. that's crazy. >> and he's multitalented on so many levels. just not walking. >> simple task of walking, too complicated. all right, jimmy. get well. we're talking about a day that will feature chillier temperatures than we've seen. a high of 58 with sunshine. that sunshine gets filter out from time to time by high clouds. tonight we all clear out and turn chilly. 44 in the city with frosty 30s north and west. we'll talk more about the seven-day forecast, the world series weather coming up in the next half hour. >> still have some problems on the subway lines. just two of them today.
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the 5 downtown trains running express from east 180th street to 3rd avenue-149th because of fire department activity. if you're getting on the roads, this just came in on the cross westchester expressway eastbound after the saw mill. disabled vehicle there. but still nice and green. i think people are sleeping in this monday morning. >> i think they should. all right, lauren. thanks. coming up next, we'll have a check of today's top stories. >> reporter: authorities have closed in on a possible key piece of evidence in the shooting death of officer randolph holder. i'm tracie strahan live in harlem with more on how they found it. and i'm katherine creag live in queens, where police are on the hunt for two men who had a violent struggle with a victim. we'll tell you what they were trying to steal from him. the suspect's images coming up. and if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. download the news 4 new york app on your mobile device right now.
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now on "today in new york," breaking news out of afghanistan, where a massive
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plus, the search for the gunman caught on camera shooting a man during a robbery. and another arrest in the death of a fraternity pledge at suny albany. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. 6:30 a.m. on this monday, october 26th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. let's check in with chris cimino looking at the weather for this morning. hey, chris. >> good morning, guys. brisk and invigorating start to this monday. new workweek, new air mass in place. it's a chillier one. temperatures down to the 30s in the suburbs. it's 43 in floral park. city has been holding at 48. right at the freezing mark in sussex and morristown. a little frost in parts of the area early this morning. look for sunshine filtered out by some of those high clouds. 55 by noon. expecting an afternoon high of 58 degrees. what do you expect heading out the door commute-wise? here's lauren. >> crowded roads. good morning, everyone. we have a new accident in nassau county on the southern state parkway eastbound by merrick avenue.
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that shuts down twolanes. we still have heavy delays westbound from an earlier accident by peninsula boulevard. heading over to the whitestone expressway, heavy out there as well because of an accident southbound by northern boulevard and citi field. delays go back to the span. in fact, they go on to the cross island. leave yourself plenty of extra time. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. want to get this breaking newt out of afghanistan where a massive earthquake shook the northern part of the country. we want to go right to kerry barrett with what we know at this point. >> michael, we're getting some updates on the casualties now. at least 11 people dead, but that is just in pakistan, in a certain region there. that number will likely rise because of all the build thags have collapsed. 55 people have been taken to the hospital. the injured are continuing to arrive. all the hospitals there are on stand by. it was in northern afghanistan,
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but it was felt hundreds of miles away. it hit about an hour and a half ago at the tail end of lunchtime in that region. some first pictures coming into the newsroom as well. an nbc producer in that region said the earthquake felt very strong and seemed to last forever. the walls were shaking. people were pouring out of buildings. another nbc producer in lah er in r in lahore, pakistan, described it as being on a new york city subway, a rough ride, just up and down for a long time. his lunch on the table literally popping up anticipate d down. it was severe enough he wasn't able to hold on to his phone to snap a picture. so far, no aftershocks. they usually come in about 30 to 40-minute sbher intervals. people there are being told to stay out of the buildings. the government is pretty much shut down at this point, not doing any work. we also need to mention that the quake came a couple days after really heavy rain fell in a lot of afghanistan. so those kind of mud-built homes
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and huts are very vulnerable at this point. and you may remember there was a massive earthquake that hit in that region back in 2013. in that particular earthquake, 515 people died. so unfortunately, michael, these numbers are probably going to rise. we're keeping our eyes on them and we'll bring you the latest. >> thank you, kerry. it is 6:33. happening now, investigators trying to confirm whether a gun found in the east river is the officer. tracie strahan joins us from east harlem with the latest. good morning, tracie. >> reporter: darlene, good morning to you. this was recovered under several feet of water and during a very intense search. efforts to find dna and fingerprints on this 40-caliber glock would be just one part of testing to be done this week. it was all found during a search of nearly 100 officers on the fdr yesterday. many of them in hazmat suits lined up side by side, searching for any evidence that could
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direction of prosecuting the suspect in this case. that's 30-year-old tyrone howard. the scuba team from the nypd's harbor unit recovered that firearm yesterday that authorities believe howard used to shoot officer holder in the head last week. he came face to face with a gunman believed to be howard who was on a bike. authorities say the fire arm recovered early sunday has the same characteristics as the ones they're looking for. >> it was down in 20 feet of water. he recovered it. the conditions down there, it's dark. they can maybe only see 12 to 24 inches out in front of them. and they're out on their bellies looking for this. he ended up finding it. and it's a good find. >> reporter: meanwhile, a day of prayer last night. officer holder's loved ones honored him with prayers and songs and performances. the 33-year-old will be laid to rest on wednesday of this week. as we bring you back live, we're
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showing you the growing tribute to officer holder at psa-5 here in harlem. friends ek experts now must match the weapon to shell casings recovered at the scene the night officer holder was murdered. we're learning, darlene, that we're expecting tens of thousands of law enforcement personnel really from across the country to attend his funeral services this week. back to you. >> all right. tracie strahan, thank you. time to check weather and traffic on the 4s. chris, a little cooler than we were at this point last week, right. >> yeah, a little chillier. we've been through bouts of chilly temperatures before. we've got one coming our way right now, but it's not too bad. temperatures in the 40s in the city at this hour, 30s in the suburbs. it will get back into the mid-50s and upper 50s across a good part of the area. just a few high clouds mixing in with our sunshine at times. a general breeze from the northwest. it will make it feel like a typical late october day here in new york. meantime, 48 in new york. a lot of 30s. even low 30s through northwest new jersey in particular. temperatures slowly climb back
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to the 50s at noon. 58 is the high for the afternoon. we have a day of rain heading our way this week. i'll tell you which day in a second. here's lauren with the commute. >> if you take the 2 or the 5, downtown trains running express from east 180th street to 3rd avenue-149th street. this is all because of fire department activity. the rest of the lines are doing fine today. we have new problems on roads. we have an accident southbound on the springbrook parkway after route 100b. that'sed in the right that's in the right lane. heading to the garden state parkway, we had an accident earlier northbound at exit 151. that cleared. now we have a new one out there. you can see pretty much stop-and-go traffic for this area for quite a stretch. we'll have your next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> thanks very much. we have breaking news in bridgewater, new jersey. we want to get to kye simonson in chopper 4. >> good morning.
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the fire broke out here at 3808 robinson court in bridgewater, new jersey. the previous fire we reported at in new brunswick was on delafield. this is a third alarm. it appears the fire is out now, although significant damage unfortunately to the interior of this home. no word yet on injuries. of course, we'll continue to keep you up to date. back over to you. >> thank you very much. 6:37 right now. new this morning, the search for the gunman caught on chasm ra shooting another man at point-blank range. katherine creag joins us from queens with what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: it was over a piece of jewelry, darlene. it happened on this street right here, right about this time when those two suspects ganged up on one victim. they wanted to steal the gold change he was wearing. there was a violent struggle
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the victim you see there. this happened 6:20 yesterday morning after shooting the 29-year-old victim in the leg and stomach, the victim and suspect struggling with a gold chain around victim's neck. the suspect also shot in the direction of another victim, but bullets missed that second person. the victim was transported to a hospital. police describe the systems as 19 to 25 years old, both wearing hoodies. police tell us this was an attempted robbery. they got away with nothing. as you saw, they clearly hurt that victim, put him in the back to you. >> katherine creag, thank you. a fifth person now has been arrested in the hazing death of albany. all charged with first-degree hazing, a misdemeanor, in the death of trevor duffy. he and other pledges were encouraged to drink a 1.75-liter bottle of liquor last november. duffy was found unconscious with a blood alcohol level more than seven times the legal limit.
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police are searching for the gunman who opened fire at a house party in queens. two men were shot while leaving that party in bayside early sundays. the victims were hospitalized. one of them is a serious injury. neighbors say there were hundreds of people at that party on a normally quiet street. police say the home had been rented out for the event. the homeowner's daughter was taken into custody. there's no word as to any charges. comedian amy schumer and her cousin senator chuck schumer took their fight against guns to the steps of city hall. they stood side by side promoting their new social media campaign aiming for change. it urges people to contact their senators to pass a gun bill. that bill calls for closing loopholes that allows guns to be sold at shows or online without background checks. it would also strengthen those same back yound checks. >> i'm saying if you're a violent criminal, a dmes you can violence offender, or severely mentally ill, you will not be able to purchase a gun.
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up with her cousin on gun control issues after a shooting at her movie "train wreck." two people were killed in that louisiana theater in july. new jersey governor and presidential candidate chris christie says the black lives matter movement is putting police officers in danger. during an appearance on "face the nation," christie said the movement should not be justified because individual members have been hurt calling for the deaths of officers. in a statement, black lives matter says it only targets policing that allows unchecked violence against black people. on his way back from the appearance, the governor got a quick lesson in train etiquette. the passenger who took these photos claimed he hopped on at the last minute, started making phone calls. about ten minutes later, a conductor asked him to stop or go to another car. christie's camp issued a statement saying in part, the governor promptly left once he realized the serious nature of his mistake, and he enjoyed the
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from the cafe car. sincere apologies to all the patrons of the quiet car who were offended. >> sometimes you get on, you don't realize you're in the quiet car. >> if you get on quickly -- >> people staring at you. >> and throwing you out. 6:41 now. still ahead on "today in new york," inside gracie mansion. how some lucky visitors got a sneak peek at the mayor's newly renovated home. plus, your weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up.
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welcome back. 6:44. it's 48 degrees out. a little chilly.
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it's monday morning. feels october-ish. >> feels like it's supposed to feel. yesterday broke out to about 65, 70 degrees. that's not going to happen today nor tomorrow. but today it's invigorating. we'll call it that with chilly temperature. a lot of the suburbs down in the low and mid-30s. that might be a little more invigorating. that's just kind of cold. clear sky for the most part. high clouds off to the south of the city right now. the day will feature sun with high clouds. clouds will increase during the day tomorrow. no rain tomorrow. late tomorrow night, especially toward wednesday morning, rain is likely throughout wednesday and wednesday night. some of that could be on the heavy side. school day forecast. right know now we're talking about 30s in the suburbs. by recess, about 55 degrees. dismissal time, about 58 degrees. not a bad afternoon at all. after school, practices, things of that nature, dry, comfortable, temperatures slipping sbak slip ing back into the mid-50s. franklin, 33.
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oakland is 33 as well. mine hills, 39. it's 40 in parsippony. the city at 48. most of the island in the 40s. down the jersey shore in the 40s as well. the hudson valley is primarily in the 30s. there you can see that veil of high, thin clouds sitting just to the south of the city from about monmouth county on south. down here we've got a low-pressure area and the remnants of what was once hurricane patricia along the gulf coast today. this will drift northeastward and get drawn in our direction. looks like that's going to be wednesday. that's the focal point around here. you can see on future tracker, that's how it plays out. this morning and this afternoon, high clouds to the south tend to dissipate. by 2:00 in the afternoon, more in the way of sunshine covers a larger portion of the area. that should allow temperatures back to the mid and upper 50s. tonight is nice and clear, but it's chilly. tomorrow we start out with a partly sunny sky. throughout the day, the clouds thicken up. we go towards wednesday, the
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leading edge upon us by 8:00, 9:00. heavier rain overnight. this is wednesday evening. this is 2:00 a.m. into thursday. still raining at a good clip across portions of the area. could be a good soaking rain. we do need some though. 58 the expected high in the city this afternoon. just a shade below normal. normal high is 61. to the north and west, upper 50s to near 60 in most locations. tonight, chilly again. 44 in the city. 41 in white plains. 41 in islip. lower. 32 in sussex. tomorrow. 60 tomorrow afternoon, but it's dry. rain, wind on wednesday. wednesday night, still mild, 66. 68 on thursday. clouds giving way to sun. a drier, cooler day on friday. halloween. it looks good for the marathon as well. and looks good for the series at sunday. good timing for the weekend weather, lauren. >> yes, very nice for the weather. not so good for the commute today. problems all over the place.
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let's head to the southern state parkway where all lanes are shut down eastbound out by merrick avenue, exit 24. very heavy delays here. you'll want to head to sunrise highway instead. heading to the whitestone expressway, an accident southbound by northern boulevard. delays go back to the span of the mite whitestone bridge. it's jamming up the span as well. want heading up to the west westchester county, two problems there. 287 eastbound at exit 3, multiple-vehicle accident there. delays on the southbound sprain brook after route 100b. very jammed up this morning. heading to new jersey, the lincoln tunnel a spot to avoid. a 40-minute inbounds delay. part of that is because of this, coming off the eastern spur of the turnpike on the ramp to the lincoln tunnel. that blocks a lane. over at the george washington bridge and holland tunnel, you'll wait about 20 minutes
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parking rules in effect today. don't forget to move your car. back to you, darlene. >> thank you very much. 6:48. new this morning, general motors and the united autoworkers union have a new tentative contract, just minutes before a strike deadline. the uaw says they made cig can gains in job security protections. right now details about the pact that covers 53,000 gm workers are not being made public. now to a consumer alert. a good one. gas prices are dropping, benefits being felt across the board. latest lundberg survey finds gas down another 10.5 cents over the past two weeks. national average now just $2.24 a gallon. lundberg also says many retailers are passing along their own fuel savings to their customers. so around here, aaa says new yorkers are paying the most for gas. the average a gallon costing $2.35. connecticut slightly lower, $
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new jersey drivers paying under $2, $1.hit 94 a gallon on average. some lucky people got to see mayor de blasio's newly renovate renovated home. you had to win an lottery drawing to get this sneak peek. the mansion has been closed to the public for 21 months. repairs were made. 50 new pieces of artwork were installed. >> a chance to see gracie mansion for the first time. >> this is an incredible building with a storied history. >> i finds it very interesting that we are allowed to go into gracie mansion and look at where our mayor lives. >> well, you can have a look inside gracie mansion when public tours resume on november 10th. that is two weeks from tomorrow. >> a beautiful home. >> did a great job. after the break, we're going to check across the street with the "today" show and see what's coming up. they have a big morning.
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welcome back. 6:53. the "today" show is coming up in a few minutes. we're going to check in with matt, who's not across the street, but up in new hampshire this morning. matt, good morning. >> hey, darlene, michael. we're on the road this morning. welcome to atkinson, new hampshire, on a chilly morning. we're about a half an hour from manchester, new hampshire. this morning we have an exclusive live town hall meeting with the republican front runner in the presidential race, donald trump. mr. trump is actually arriving any moment. he's going to hold a rally for his supporters just upstairs from where we are. then we'll walk him into this room that you're looking at right now. we've gathered about 125 registered new hampshire voters. we've got some donald trump supporters. we have some people who haven't made their minds up. republicans, independents. they're going to get the opportunity to ask the front
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of people would like to ask. so we'll wait to hear his answers. it happens in just about an hour, a town hall meeting with donald trump. darlene and michael, back to you. >> that's going to be exciting. matt, thank you so much. >> 6:54. we will be right back with today's top stories and a check of weather and trsk. traffic. okay. so everyone is saying, "hey! you gotta get fios!" but why? why fios? well fios is a 100 percent fiber optic network, so you can get 100% out of all your devices. whatever speed you need, fios has it. so if you need more
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people there rushed into the streets. several buildings in peshawar have collapsed. the quake hit in northeast afghanistan but was felt in pakistan and india as well. 18 people are reported dead with dozens more injured. breaking news in bridgewater, new jersey. chopper 4 with more on that. >> michael and darlene, good morning. this fire broke out just a little earlier this morning in what looks to me like a row of town homes. 3508 robinson court here in bridgewater, new jersey. as you said, the scene of a three-alarm fire. you can see as i come out a little bit here, it does appear as though the fire is now out. significant damage to the interior. no word yet on any injuries. live in chopper 4. back over to you. >> thank you. check in with lauren. final check of traffic. >> we'll start with the good news. all the rails are in good shape. the roads are a mess. quite a few problems out there. we'll start with long island. southern state parkway shut down eastbound out by merrick avenue.
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heavy delays in both directions there. head over to sunrise instead. that would be a much better option. heading over to westchester county on the sprain brook parkway after route 100b, there's an accident in the right lane. delays go back a few miles there. heading over to the bruckner, a new accident westbound by the hunts point drawbridge, that's in the left lane. stop and go back to the bruckner interchange there. heading over to new jersey, a 40-minute delay into the lincoln tunnel coming off the eastern spur ramp to 16e. there's an thax blocks a lane. now we have the rampb shut down from route 1-9 getting on to the eastern spur of the turnpike with an overturned tractor trailer. a lot of problems this morning. >> all right, lauren. thank you very much. clips, chris, another check. >> that's why it's a joy to come in at 3:00 a.m. in the morning. clear sailing. >> one of the reasons we love it. >> chilly morning out there. temperatures starting out in the low 30s. sussex, 31. poughkeepsie is 32. in the city, we're at 48 degrees. bundle up a little bit, particularly coming out of the suburbs.
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