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to remember a fallen nypd officer. plus, new information this morning about a wild scene in brooklyn. bullets flying on a crowded street. and chasing a championship. today the mets are finally back in the world series. today in new york starts now. good morning, everyone, tuesday, october 27th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. chris cimino is here. minutes away from the opening pitch. >> we have a little bit of time. frosty in the suburb. chilly in the mid and upper 40s. 33 woodland park. 29 in danbury. if you left your car out overnight, build in a little bit
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of time for the defroster to do the work. the rain is on its way. i'll let you know when it gets here in a little bit. first check on the morning commute. >> good morning, chris. good morning, everyone. we have a little bit of road work out there. cquie robinson parkway shut down. then on the fdr drive we do have road work out there in both directions out there between 71st street and 63rd southbound and northbound from 106th street up to the rfk triborough bridge. 4:31 right now. today a chance to say good bye to randolph holder. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is in jamaica. >> reporter: we've seen barricades up to make space for the thousands here to pay their final respects to officer randolph holder. already solidarity vigils were
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being held city wide to pay their respects in honor of the officer's passing. it was a wake and just many different ceremonies held outside of 40 city precincts. the goal was to remember the five-year nypd vet and all officers who had their lives cutshort by gun violence. the vigils were held the same day that a gun was recovered. >> when i had my light, i came and it was about six inches from my other hand that's holding the line. i saw it out of the corner of my eye. >> today i take pride in recognizing these often unsung heroes. i know they really wouldn't want me to call them heroes. i think randolph holder is a hero and i'm going to use that word to describe what they did. >> the man accused of shooting officer holder, tyrone howard, is expected to be in manhattan state supreme court today.
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murder after allegedly coming face to face with officer holder in east harlem last week. as we bring you back live to merrick bowl will he vard the viewing is at 9:00. the funeral on wednesday. >> thank you. new this morning, we're just getting details now of a bipartisan federal budget deal. it would increase spending by about $80 billion. medicare and social security would see some cuts. also, congress would extend the debt limit. vote on this two-year deal expected tomorrow and it would free the incoming house speaker, paul ryan. today the mets and royals play in new york city. hundreds came out in support of their favorite team. the same time the mets were working out in kansas city, they're taking on a royals team who are just as hungry. just one year ago they lost the championship to san francisco on their home field.
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>> it's hard to get here so you've got to have some fun with it. even though it's pressure packed as it may be, you've got to enjoy it. >> i think that's what makes this so special is you've delivered for a fan base that's been waiting for this for a long time. >> tonight's game one gets underway at 8:00. you can bet mets fans from all over our area including our own chris cimino will be watching when that first pitch is tossed out. >> chris, that's the guy that tosses it, matt harvey, opening day. no pressure there. first world series game in 15 years for the mets. >> he's a pretty cool customer. the last time they won a game was '86 and the royals won in '85. >> was that the george brett era? >> guys, we could go on all day. >> you know, ty cobb.
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>> oh, the babe. ed to love those matinee games. frosty start especially in the suburbs. frosty windshields out there early this morning. temperatures in some cases in the 20s. we will start out with some sunshine. dim sunshine. it fades. average temperatures in the 60s. dry, cloudy evening. no rain today. no rain tonight. 58 by noontime. up around 60 by 3:00. that should be the high for today. sunday outlook. here's lauren scala. latest on the commute. >> mass transit, we have overnight track work on some of the subway lines, 4, a, e, f, n, r. why the balloons? today is the subway's birthday. 1904 the subway started running. happy birthday to the subways. we'll have more on that later on. buses, a couple of detours, m 8, m 9, 101 and 102 and 103.
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we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. new this morning, police release the name now of the 16-year-old gunned down on a busy street in downtown brooklyn. katherine creag is there with the very latest, kat. >> reporter: this was the scene of such chaos. you see people running this way and running back and yet commuters trying to figure out what was going on. in the end tragically a 16-year-old was killed. there were so many shots fired that detectives set up a lot of evidence markers showing where shot casings fell on the ground. the nypd has identified the teenager who died, armani hankins. he was only 16 years old. an 18-year-old was shot in the ankle taken to a hospital. surveillance video shows a group of people running towards dekalb avenue. then gunfire erupts and they run back from where they came. this was around 6:00 at night.
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busy as it can be in this area. people who heard the gunshots described it as mayhem. >> i think there was like ten gunshots and then it started in front of mcdonald's and ended over here. >> reporter: and elected leaders are furious and saddened by what happened. the brooklyn borough officer and council woman will have a press conference here. they're calling it a gang-related shooting. they haven't figured out what the motive was behind the fatal shooting. back to you, michael. >> kat, thank you very much. 4:57 right now. stamford police released this picture. the 30-year-old woman told officers fo the suspect grabbed her from behind claimed he had a knife and raped her twice.
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>> yesterday's powerful earthquake. rescuers struggling to get to hardpakistan. the death stoll 311. it could rise when contact is made. a tv news anchor is running for cover. ga in canada they feel a man may be at sea following a tragic whale watching trip. that tour boat capsized off vancouver island. they found victims struggling in the chilly water and managed to rescue 21 people. >> kind of a disturbing sight, yeah. there was only about 20 feet of it sticking out of the water and it looked like it was standing on end. >> a survivor claims a sudden
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the 500 victims who died were british. the investigation into the sinking may take months. the remnants of hurricane patricia are slowly moving north but not before bringing more heavy rain to the gulf coast. baton rouge, louisiana, hit with more than ten inches of rain. enough to strand a school bus on a flooded bridge. flash flooding caused a freight train to derail. this was south of dallas and actually trapped some drivers in their cars. mayor de blasio's a long-time friend of the clintons. he even managed hillary's senate campaign but only now are we hearing he will endorse her senate campaign. that's planned for december 6th. de blasio held back his endorsement. he wanted to learn more about clinton's stand on the issues. every new york city public school high school will be able to take the college entrance exam for free. the s.a.t. as it's known will be offered during the school day.
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every junior can take it once without cost. that starts during the next school year. the goal is to encourage more students, especially minorities, to go to college. >>.> 4:40 right now ahead, it is a shocking scene in classrooms. the fallout now from this video of an officer taking down a female student. plus, the response from the meat industry that linked meats like bacon and sausage to cancer. and we'll have weather and traffic on the 4s coming up as we look at the hamilton bridge. follow us on facebook and twitter. darlene4ny and michael4ny. you're watching "today in new
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it's 4:42. here are four things to know
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today thousands are expected to pay their respects to fallen nypd officer randolph ho er. a viewing takes place in queens. his funeral is tomorrow. former transportation is banning ecigarettes from being transported in checked bags on commercial flights and this is because of fire concerns. you can still fly with them though but you have to bring them in a carry on. whole foods recalling curry chicken salad and deli pasta sold last week because of listeria concerns. they have a sell by date of october 23rd. if you bring your receipt, whole foods will refund you. today it's game one of the world series in kansas city. it will be matt harvey for the mets against edison volkez of upthe royals. wow. >> can't wait. i mean, i wish i could see the whole game. >> right. we'll see to the top of the second, chris. >> i'm with you. we're with you. >> games moving along quickly. nice to see they stopped
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swinging their arms and throwing balls back and forth. 30, 40 feet. we're working towards the game. the question tonight is is the game delayed a little bit? there could be a bit of rain at the onset. temperatures should be in the 50s. looks like we'll get the game in. in the meantime, quiet. 47 degrees in the city. we're one of the warmer spots out there. a lot of the suburbs out there in the 30s, low 30s. a frosty start out there this morning. there will be any bit of early sunshine that quickly fades behind the clouds but the rain and the wind, that comes in with a bit of a vengeance tomorrow. we do need the rain. it will be mild. could be in the low 70s for thursday afternoon before it does cool down as we head towards the weekend. little chilly. 44 in hoboken, 46 in city island and jackson heights at 45. we're looking at below freezing temperatures in the pine barons. 31 poughkeepsie, 30 in sussex,
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that's why those suburbs are a bit frostier. high clouds right now pressing in our direction. there are some thin spots. we'll probably see a little bit of sunshine early on before the thicker clouds take over. the large area of moisture will slide in our direction over the next 24 to 36 hours while we anticipate some significant rain. the clouds, noontime. partly sunny. mostly cloudy as we go towards the evening hours. overnight tonight clouds and the rain starts approaching the south tomorrow morning. the early morning commute probably dry and then it gets wet. notice by 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 heavier bands of rain s trt to push through. that will continue overnight gradually clearing out. one last shower could come through thursday afternoon and evening. in terms of rainfall potential though, through the evening commute of tomorrow we're talking about a half inch in most locations, maybe a little bit more to the west. the darker shadings indicate the potential to 1 to 2 1/2 inches of rain in some spots. there's likely going to be street and highway flooding out
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of this. in addition, a strong east to southeast wind. wind gusts between 30 and 40 miles an hour from the city to the jersey coast line. inland 25 to 30. they increase to the 40 mile per hour range along the jersey shore in particular tomorrow afternoon and into the late afternoon we're looking at gusts approaching 50 miles an hour along the coast. sideways rain at times later tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. it should taper off by the time we get to thursday morning. thursday afternoon break out into sunshine. temperature, 73. doesn't last long though. back to the upper 50s on friday as the world series comes back. a chilly one friday night, saturday night. halloween trick or treaters. partly sunny, 62. couple of showers by the time we get to monday. get over to lauren scala. >> good morning. we have our first real problem out there. we'll take a live look at the ramp coming from the southbound majol deegan.
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there is a disabled vehicle out there. you can see some police out there blocking the right lane. a bit of a slow ride from the deegan to the cross bronx. we have police activity on the bqe westbound heading towards the manhattan bridge. the construction out there shutting down the manhattan bound side of the brooklyn bridge as well as eastbound to the bqe. route 17, road work between century road and mid land avenue. two lanes shut down until 6:00 a.m. ading over to the garden state parkway we have the expressway. you can head to the locals instead. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. lauren, thank you very much. happening now, a south carolina sherif acf's deputy is being investigated as to whether he
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student from a classroom. >> hands behind your back. >> that's the video of the incident at spring valley high school in columbia, south carolina. it's quickly spread across social media. school resource officer ben fields was there to arrest a girl for causing a disturbance. fields is now on leave until that investigation is over. the family of a 7-year-old girl who choked at school is praying for a miracle. noellia gervaria choked on school at ps 250 last wednesday. family members are questioning whether staff members called 911 quickly enough. they have hired an attorney. she is brain dead. >> i cry day and night and i know god's going to bring her back to me. >> school officials tell us staff followed protocol. they did call 911 and fdny said it got the call at 2:33 and was
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at the school less than five minutes later. police are looking for a suspect in a road rage attack after a driver was dragged from his car and then beaten in queens. a 23-year-old college student said he was the victim of extreme road rage. he's blaming an mta employee. this is exclusive cell phone video of the incident. the west side entrance of the bqe. it was on monday morning. the witnesses and the victim say the suspected attacker on the far left side of the screen was wearing an mta uniform. >> just so riled up. like i say, this man carried a baseball bat in the front seat of his car and just tried to beat me with it out of nowhere. >> the mta has not confirmed if that man is, in fact, an employee. news 4 investigation has learned that police responded to the assault. detectives are now looking to identify that driver. the driver accused of contributing to a deadly tanker accident on the new jersey
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the 26-year-old from lyndon was cited for not having mattresses properly secured to his van. those mattresses fell on be to the highway in carney earlier this month. forced the truck driver to swerve and lose control. the truck was carrying 8500 gallons of gasoline when it burst into flames. a judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the woman accused of driving her car into the homecoming parade of oklahoma university. she will remain behind bars on a million dollar bail. she killed four and injured dozens. police say she was driving under the influence but her father says she has mental problems. were. >> i'm very sorry for those victims. >> she may have problems, underlying problems that i wasn't fully aware of. >> prosecutors plan to formally charge adacia chambers with four counts of second degree murder
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the meat industry firing back after a report by the world health organization says that processed meat causes cancer. those processed meats include ham burger, sausage, bacon. the w.h.o. international agency for research and cancer also says red meat, among them beef, lamb, pork, probably cause cancer. north american meat institute immediately responded calling it traumatic and alarmist overreach. experts say to limit to lean cuts of red meat. >> it contains abundant nutrients that we all really need. it's concentrated protein. all the amino acids for good health. importantly it has vitamin b 12 and iron. >> the meat industry is $134 billion a year business and they say hundreds of studies the world health organization used for the report are unconvincing.
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they're saying there's not a safe amount. >> i'm sure we'll hear more about this for sure 46789:51 . it's 4:51. >> the days of punching in your atm code could be numbered. >> i just memorized it. how you can take a trip to the theater without leaving your house. yeah. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back. 4:58. looking at the l.i.e. looking like not a lot of traffic out there at this moment. lauren says this is the time to get on the highway. even if you have nowhere to go. >> before 5:00 a.m. >> get up, get in your car. freezing in the suburbs. >> go somewhere. >> it is a little frosty though
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in the suburbs. build in a little bit of extra time to put that defroster on. any cities in the upper 50s to near 60s. the clouds will be taking over as the morning and afternoon wears on. no rain today so no umbrellas needed. th if the rain gets in overnight it will be after 4:00, 5:00 in the fl morning south and west in the city. low temperatures in the 50s. very wet and windy day. we'll talk more about that and what the weather looks like. a lot going on this weekend in the city. >> there is. >> marathon, world series, halloween. >> a lot happening here. what's happening? >> just like the l.i.e. looked pretty good. that's what the roads looked like pretty far. live look at the george washington bridge. things looking nicely. upper level tolls looking good. lower level closed for construction. the bqe in the distance there, not too many headlights.
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but surprisingly no traffic just yet. enjoy that ride also while you can. we have a couple of problems on the roads. i'll have the details in a few minutes. rough day in the office for a tree trimmer in pasadena, california. he got stuck in a palm tree with all the leaves known as frons collapsed on them. the worker was dangling 25 feet up. firefighters did get to him. look at him there. they were able to lower him with ropes to safety an hour later. he was treated at the hospital. he did have some injuries but fortuately they were able to get to him. he got stuck there. there's been another black bear sighting in new jersey. this one was spotted at the green right in the center of morristown. videos and photos sent in by viewers show the bear hanging around one tree and climbing on to another one. animal control officers did use a tranquilizer to remove the bear. he weighs 247 pounds.
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big boy. wild. the count basie theater will get an face lift. stevie van zandt, his wife maureen and jacquie lee were all there to help make the announcement. time. i think it's going to be a great example of what should happen in every community across this country. >> the bank new jersey, of course, the official ground breaking is a few years away. the extire expansion will be funded by donors. great work. a new streaming service is promising to bring stage plays and musicals into your living room. broadway hd will bring the 2013 production of romeo and juliet. you'll have to sign up for a monthly or annual subscription
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to watch them. there are some clips that can be viewed for free. >> bringing theater to more people. bringing movies to more people, the world premiere of the james bond preview. >> royal event. duchess kate wore a stunning gown. princes william and hear i were dressed to the nines as you might imagine. they were joined by agent 007. the new film called "spec tore" opens november 6th. >> that's cool. >> that is very cool. you can soon own the menu to their wedding dinner. goes up for auction thursday in los angeles. it was the lavish three course male with salmon, lamb, and then honey ice cream. >> very nice. >> there is some royal mystery though. no one knows which one of the 300 guests took that actual card that's being auctioned off at. the bidding starts at $1,000.
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that's pretty interesting to see what they serve. >> yeah. i'd like to know. >> that little honey ice cream. >> little tiramasu. >> if you're about to head out the door take us with you. >> keep watching "today in new york" by downloading the app and our next hour starts right now. today thousands will gather to pay their respects to a fallen nypd officer. plus, bullets fly at the height of rush hour. this morning new information from police. also ahead this morning, it's the day that fans have waited for for some 15 years. the mets back in the world series. "today in new york" starts now. just the start of a big day 5:00 a.m. on tuesday, october 27th. i'm mike car gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. chris cimino here. >> i'm he going to get a good nap in today. >> i know.
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