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a lot of 20s and low 30s. 30 in rhinebeck. towards the city a little bit better. mid and upper 40s. portions of long island, 30s and 40s. long branch, 37. numbers in new jersey, below freezing. frosty started out there. look for any early sun to gradually be taken over. 58 by noon. 57 at 6:00. rain is on the way. lauren scala is here with the commute info. >> thanks, chris. good morning. we have one accident out there on the roads. brwe're going to take a live look at the ramp coming off the southbound bqe. it appears a car hit the guardrail. a police car is on the scene. it's a bit of a slow ride trying to get around this. we also have police activity on the bqe as well as the normal morning construction. and on the eastbound bqe getting into that area. more weather and traffic coming
up on the 4s. new this morning, we know the name of a teenager shot and killed in downtown brooklyn. the bullets flew in the middle of rush hour. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in brooklyn where community leaders are upset obviously about what has happened here, kat. >> reporter: absolutely, michael. furious and saddened by this young person being killed. he was shot in the head. 16-year-old armani hawkins. we want to show you video of what happened. detectives set up tape here. the nypd has set up the teenager who died. armani hankins was shot in the head. an 18-year-old man was shot in the ankle and remains in the hospital. surveillance video from the restaurant shows a group of people running towards dekalb avenue towards flat bush avenue extension. gunfire erupted and they ran back from where they came. this was around 6:00 at night.
people who live in the area say there are some teenagers who start fights when the nearby schools let out. >> you have the long island college, you have some high schools in the back over here. it's always during that time period when the kids are out. >> reporter: the brooklyn borough president and council member will have a news conference. they're calling this a gang-related shooting. we're waiting to hear. investigators not saying this was gang related yet. back to you, michael. >> still working on that. kat, thank you. 5:02 right now. it will be an emotional day in queens as the viewing for the nypd officer in queens will be held today. tracie strahan has more. tracie. >> reporter: darlene, we're coming to you from one of the largest churches really in the country. it has capacity for more than 20,000 members and it is expected to be filled today and tomorrow as people file in really from across the country
to pay final respects to randolph holder. already the tributes have come in forty-five-year nypd vet. solidarity vigils were held across the city. the same day that forensics linked the bullet to a gun that was recovered by the nypd's harbor team 20 feet under the surface of the harlem river. detective john mortimer made the discovery. >> pretty much on my stomach feeling the small distance in front of my face. when i had my light, i came and it was about six inches away from my other hand holding the line. i saw it out of the corner of my eye. >> 4 investigates that atf is involved in this case. agents are tracing the history of that weapon and that means they're going to be investigating the distribution chain, contacting the manufacturer, wholesaler and the
they're trying to figure out how ty reason howard, the tyrone howard, the suspect, got it. he's expected to appear in manhattan supreme court today. the viewing set to begin at 9:00 a.m. ba ck to you. >> thank you very much, tracie. mayor de blasio has a long friendship with the clinton family. only now are we hearing that he will endorse hillary clinton's presidential bid. the mayor working on the timing of it. he's missing from new york's leadership council list. that was one of the things spoken about yesterday. he hasn't formally endorsed her yet. mayor de blasio's administration making it easier for every student to apply for college. the entrance exam for s.a.t.s will be offered for free at the high schools. juniors can take it during a regular school day, not on a traditional saturday. that all starts the next school
the test costs students $54. they don't want that to be the barrier to ever get to college. >> giving it during the school day -- >> is better. it's more in their routine, right? >> absolutely. 5:04. lots of changes to the s.a.t. tests, too, going back to when we used to take it. >> changing the number scoring. >> i just know that that whole thing gives me hives. >> just saying those words. >> it was a lot of pressure. >> putting more pressure on them. meantime, for us weather wise stepping out into a frosty morning in the suburbs. in the 40s in the city but 2 s and 30s in the burbs. any early sunshine is going to fade. the temperatures get back to 60 degrees though. it will be dry but chilly. 47 in town. a lot of 30s outlying areas. 58 by noon. 60 by 3:00. overcast in the evening as well.
lauren, what can you tell us about the commute so far? >> the bus detours cleared. three left, m 8, m 101 and m 102. alr running on regular routes and schedules there. trains look good. major commuter lines all doing fine this morning. same story for the ferry. staten island ferry, ny waterway all operating as you expect. alternate side of the street parking in effect. 5:06. we want to update you on sterday's deadly update. rescue teams being sent into the remote hard hit areas of pakistan and afghanistan. many buildings were damaged. death toll at 300. 200 have been injured. one of the worst incidents. a stampede of frightened school girls. 12 of those girls died in that stampede. government investigators are trying to figure out what caused a whale watching tragedy on
as we reported yesterday, the tour boat capsized off vancouver island. five british nationals were killed and an australian man was missing. we're hearing from the local fisher man and boaters who were first on the scene. >> kind of 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. >> 21 people were rescued. one survivor claims a sudden wave caused the 65 foot boat to cap size. canada's transportation safety board says the investigation into the sinking may take months. the remnants of hurricane patricia will bring more drenching rain to the gulf coast as it slowly moves north. it was flooding yesterday from dallas to pensacola. tornado also reportedly touched down south of new orleans in baton rouge. 20 children had to be rescued from a school bus. you see that bus there. it was trapped on a flooded bridge. in this morning's cnbc money report, walmart is following
the retailer's asking the faa for permission to test delivery drones. walmart wants to see if it can use drones for delivery. amazon had permission to test them this year. debit card and pin numbers may become a thing of the past at atms. citigroup is reportedly testing with a scan of an eyeball or a code on a smartphone. other big banks looking for secure ways for customers to access their money. bank of america is testing cardless atm technologies. today for the first time in 15 years the mets are going to play in the world series. game one tonight in kansas city. news 4's bruce beck is there. >> it was the official workout day for the 2015 world series at
the rampaging mets who swept the cubs in the nlcsemere all smiles in enemy territory. why not? this is the culmination of an incredible postseason run that no one ever expected. >> it's the ultimate when you're a manager or player to play in this setting. it's hard to get here. you have to have fun with it. even as pressure packed as it may be, you have to enjoy it. we're going to enjoy it. >> walkingisown the street you get high 5s, you get -- you can just tell in the fans' faces how excited they are for this. so i think that's what makes this so special is, you know, you've delivered for a fan base that's been waiting for this for a long time. >> huge dream for me. who hasn't it been a dream for. playing a wiffle ball game calling out down by 3, bases loaded, 3-2 count in the world series. going to be very exciting for me and everybody in the clubhouse. >> reporter: the royals have
been here before only this time ey're looking for a different result. just a year ago they lost an emotional seven-game series to the san francisco giants on their home field. >> it's been a long year since that last out was made in the seventh game of the world series. you can just see the intensity and the look in everyone's eye to get back here. the determination to get back on this stage. >> they've accomplished everything that they've set their minds to up to this point. we've got one big series left. >> reporter: it's the brilliant starting pitching of the mets against the awesome relief pitching of the royals here in the show me state. one thing's for sure, kansas city showed me some amazing barbecue last night. >> you know what, i saw it on his instagram page. it looked good. looked like he had the mac and cheese and rack and a whole bunch.
>> bring a rack back. >> i'd appreciate a rack. >> appreciates a mets win. buried for decades. >> it brought back a flood of memories for a total stranger. plus, it is tough to watch. the fallout from this video of an officer taking down a female student. traffic on the 4s coming up as we look at the george washington bridge. you're watching "today in new
it's 5:13. here are four things to know this morning. thousands are expected to pay their respects to fallen nypd officer randolph holder. a viewing takes place in queens. the funeral is tomorrow. the department of transportation is banning ecigarettes from being transported in checked bags. this is because of fire concerns. you can still fly with the ecigarettes but you have to carry them on board. whole foods recalling curry chicken salad or deli pasta sold last week because of listeria concerns. they do have a sell by date of october 23rd. if you bring your receipt whole foods will refund you. today game one of the world series in kansas city. it's matt harvey for the mets against edison volkez of the royals. bruise beck has reported he had
excellent barbecue in kansas city last night which they're famous for. >> i saw the pictures on his instagram account. looks good. 5:14. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. >> was it barbecue for the ages? >> i think it was. >> looked like it was. you can almost smell it through his twitter. talking about a morning very frosty. in the city chilly. clouds increase today. dry day. transitional day getting into the rainy and windy day. then as the precipitation and rain moves out warms up briefly into the low 70s we think thursday followed bichotte of chillier and more fall like. midday in the upper 50s. at 3:00 peak at the 60ed. slipping back to the 50s. chilly this morning, 33 high point, 29 in cali fant. below freezing in morristown and bridgewater.
30s in long branch. the cities in the 40s. relatively speaking milder location compared to most of the suburbs. clouds trying to gain on us. look at this, a large area of rain. some of this the remnants of what was once hurricane patricia. moisture coming in off the atlantic ocean. all of that feeding in and ving in our direction. clouds increase. 60 the high. turns breezy tonight. shower threat really central new jersey towards morning but probably sweeping towards the city after 7:00, 8:00. low 52 in the city. upper 40s in the northern suburbs. tomorrow mild, windy, wet day. waves of heavy rain at some time. late afternoon and evening commute. morning commute an issue. 66 the expected high pressure. in terms of rainfall total, through about 6:00 tomorrow y evening we talked about half an inch, slightly hower amounts to the west. it starts to tally up as we go into the overnight hours and
early tomorrow morning. over an inch in the city. as much as 2, 2.5 inches in the suburbs. things dry out. mild on thursday. a shot of chillier weather moves in. classic fall field. we have upper 50s the expected high. increasing clouds 60. wet and windy tomorrow. warmer on thursday. briefly after early rain. cooler friday, saturday, sunday. temperatures in the upper 50s to lower 60s by the time we get to early next week. let's get over to lauren scala. thanks, chris. good morning. you can see nice green traffic flows for the most part on the maps. a couple of accidents out there. nothing too major. southbound on the at that connick route 134 blocks a lane. heading southbound off the deegan there is an accident out there blocking a lane. a little bit of a slow ride just on the ramp though. not backing things up on the
roadway. route 17 we have road work out there this nonk until 6:00 a.m. century avenue and mid land, two lanes shut down. here's what the l.i.e. looks like by oyster bay road. smooth sailing. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. next weather, traffic update on the 4s. lauren, 5:18. police in south carolina are investigating an incident involving one of their own. a confrontation with a high school student that was recorded by her classmates. "today in new york's" kerry barrett is in the newsroom. >> a lot of questions after that video surfaced. let's iake a quick look. >> come on. hands behind your back. >> police in south carolina are
this disturbing video shows an officer confronting and dragging this girl out of a classroom. it happened in spring valley high school. the sheriff's office says she was being disrupted for a disturbance she caused in the classroom. one of e male students told nbc news that she had ignored requests by her teacher to go to the discipline office. that's when the school resource officer ben fields was called in. this cell phone video showing officer fields approach her at her desk, grab her arm and put his arm around her neck. ere's a struggle. police say she refused to go with them. she falls to the floor before being dragged to the front of the classroom. the district superintendent said they are deeply troubled and student safety is the priority. the officer is on administrative leave pending an internal investigation. the officer who is white is named as a defendant in a 2013 lawsuit that claims that he unfairly and recklessly targets african-american students with
allegations of gang membership and criminal gang activity. more on that as we get it. he is not commenting right now. >> kerry barrett in the newsroom. thank you. coming up on 5:20. the dog tag of a former world war ii veteran is back where it belongs. illinois resident jim van staden was messing around with a metal detector in the backyard. at first only small coins but then he stumbled on the dog tag of a world war ii air force pilot. his name is larry wilt. he went to the internet and tracked down mr. wilt's family. >> wow, you know? the thing obviously had been there for decades. >> it was like him coming back again. it's a memory. >> mr. wilt actually passed away some 26 years ago. he found his wife in a nursing home some 40 miles away. he also learned that larry's
sister lived in his house before him, which is probably how the dog tag came out there when he came back from world war ii. >> nice to return that. >> nice to have the reunion. 5:20. just ahead, one company is not taking part in black friday, but there is a catch. what they want their employees to do instead. then we're going to tell you how starbucks is hoping to scare up some business with a halloween drink. it's a pumpkinchino. we'll tell you what it is. >> you're making that up. >> a ghostachino. follow the "today in new york" team on facebook, twitter and instagram.
we're back now at 5:23. r.e.i. sporting goods stores will not be selling anything on black friday. now for the first time all of their stores are going to be closed. every employee will have the day off. the ceo though is encouraging them, in fact, encouraging all of us, to spend black friday instead of at the stores outdoors. >> the website is going to have a blackout cover inviting people to go outdoors. directing them places we are passionate about. >> darlene is hiking that day. >> i am. >> rei is using #optoutside. that's where they hope you'll share your black friday experiences, in the wilderness. >> that's lovely.
i salute all of those that do that. i really do. >> work off the stuffing and cranberry sauce. >> i'm with you in spirit. >> go for it! >> inside. >> we're not even close to that season yet. we haven't gotten to halloween. temperatures that are chilly in the suburbs. 20s and 30s. everybody heads back to the 50s and 60s in the city. difference today, cloudier day. a little bit of dim sunshine but the clouds take over. no rain to are wouldy about today or most of tonight. 52 should it in the city. showers break out in the morning. tomorrow gets rainy, windy. it will be mild. that's about the only tradeoff i can give you. could get nasty for a while tomorrow afternoon and the rain is sideways. >> that's nice. >> nice touch. >> lauren, what's happening? >> hey, guys. we have a couple of problems out there and nothing too serious. staten island expressway commuters, here's what it looks li out by bradley avenue. smooth ride on staten island. west shore expressway moving along nicely. heading over to your commuter
checklist, all of the trains look good. metro-north, long island railroad, path all running close or on schedule. 5:25. long islanders could be heading to starbucks for happy hour. four starbucks shoth have applied for liquor licenses. in long beach, huntington, east northport and haupauge. one store in brooklyn is already selling alcohol. meanwhile, starbucks is erving up a new vampire inspired drink. beginning tomorrow for halloween it's called the frappulfrappula frappula frappachino. >> i want to have the frappula. >> i like it. 5:26. ahead, everyone is talking about this that came out yesterday. the meat industry firing back after a report that links meat
with cancer definitively. plus, a tragedy. a family now praying for a miracle. what happened inside a local school. >> reporter: and i'm katherine cr g live in brooklyn where a 16-year-old is shot and killed. we'll tell you what elected leaders plan on doing here at the spot of the tragedy later today. if you're about to head out the door. take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." download the mobile app right
an emotional day in queens. thousands will gather to honor a fallen nypd officer. plus, new information about a wild scene in brooklyn. chasing a championship today. the mets finally back in the world series. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everyone. tuesday morning, october 27th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. let's check in with chris cimino. get our game day forecast. exciting to say that. >> yes, butterflies. chilly. 37 in farmingville, 33 in seiden. could be a smattering of frost in the pine barons.
city's at 47 right now. school day forecast on the bus stops in the 30s in the suburbs, 40s in the city. recess time, 58 degrees but the clouds build. it will turn mostly cloudy. by the time you are dismissed, 60 degrees is the peak for the day. no rain. temperatures in the upper 50s after school. seems like it's been quiet in traffic all morning. is that still the case, lauren? >> still pretty quiet. one of the same problems but not causing too much of a mess. the ramp coming off the southbound major deegan trying to get on the cross bronx. an accident, car hit the guardrail. there is police activity. slow ride on the ramp. i will let you know if that changes. heading over to new jersey, route 17 construction this morning in both directions. it will be out there until 6:00 a.m. two lanes shut down between century road and mid land avenue. not causing a delay. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. 5:31. today thousands will gather to say good-bye to fallen nypd
officer randolph holder. a viewing begins in just a few hours in queens. tracie strahan joins us. >> reporter: the nypd flatbed just arrived with barricades to set up along merrick boulevard. as they have in the past, jetblue is offering free flights to law enforcement across the country for anyone wanting to attend. solidarity vigils held last night outside of randolph holder's precinct and 40 other precincts. the goal was to pay tribute to the five-year fallen nypd vet and others whose lives were cut short. this was held the same day the bullet was identified that took his life. >> when i had my light i came and it was, you know, about six inches away from my other hand that's holding the line. i saw it out of, you know, the corner of my eye.
>> today i take pride in recognizing these often unsung heroes. i know they wouldn't want me to call them heroes. i think randolph holder is a hero but i'm going to use that word to describe what they did. >> reporter: the man accused of shooting officer holder, tyrone howard, is expected to be in manhattan state supreme court today. right now he's charged with robbery and murder after allegedly coming face to face with the officer in east harlem last week. bring you back live now. today's viewing and the funeral tomorrow will be held here at greater alan ame cathedral. darlene, this is one of the largest churches in the country. it has the capacity for about 20,000 members. they are expected to fill every seat within the next couple of days, back to you. >> thank you very much, tracie. new this morning, we're just getting details of a two-year budget deal between republicans, democrats and the white house.
it would cut medicare and social security in some cases. congress would also extend the debt limit. a vote is planned for tomorrow. some of the more conservative members of the house though, they are already vowing to oppose it. it's 5:33 right now on this tuesday morning, today is the day mets fans have been waiting for. their team takes on the royals in game one of the world series. hundreds of fans came out in queens for a rally to root on their favorite team. at the same time the mets were working out in kansas city. they're taking on a royals team who have been waiting since 1985 to win a world series. just one year ago they lost the championship to san francisco on their home field. >> it's hard to get here so you have to have some fun with it. as pressure packed as it may be, you have to enjoy it. >> i think that's what makes it so special. you've delivered for a fan base that's been waiting for this for a long time. >> 5:34. tonight's game gets underway at 8:00. a few hours from now. matt harvey will pitch for the
mets. met fans are counting the minutes. 5:34 to 8:00, first pitch. >> that's right. check out the weather and traffic on the 4s. i have a vision of chris cimino at home. >> pretty much what it looks like or that. let's hope it doesn't turn into that. we'll see. there is rain anticipated in kansas city. hopefully they get the game in without a delay. right now dry here. 47 murray hill. staten island at 40. upper 20s and low 30s. good smattering of frost. eastern long island could find frost on the windshield. looking out at headlines. frosty morning in the suburbs. rainy and windy tomorrow afternoon and night in particular. then a brief bump into the 70s. cooler weather on the way. all the details on the commute, here's lauren.
today for mass transit commuters. ferries running on or close to schedule and the trains. commuter checklist. major commuter lines and subways. no reported problems there. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> 5:36. new this morning, police have released the name of a 16-year-old gunned down on a busy street in brooklyn. "today in new york" is katherine creag. with this comes the concern of safety in the city. >> reporter: yes, we will be hearing from the brooklyn borough president this morning talking about the community's concerns. he will address what steps need to be taken to address the violence that happened here. tragically a 16-year-old child was killed. young boy. he was, again, only 16.
police were here setting up evidence markers showing where the shell casings were left on the ground. the young man who died, again, only 16 years old. there was another young person, an 18-year-old man shot in the ankle. still recovering in a hospital. surveillance video from a restaurant shows a group of people running close to dekalb avenue, close to flat bush avenue. gunfire erupts and they retreat. people who heard the gun shots describe it as mayhem. >> started fighting. there was like ten gunshots and then it started in front of mcdonald's and it ended over here with one kid dead. >> reporter: the brooklyn borough president and the council woman will have a press conference later this morning. something they told us in a news release is that they believe this was a gang-related shooting. michael, the nypd not saying that exactly. they're still investigating exactly the motive behind the fatal shooting that happened here. back to you, michael. >> kat, thank you very much.
this sketch is a person of interest in a park sex assault. they believe he attacked a jogger at cove island park. the 30-year-old woman say he grabbed her from behind and sexually assaulted her. the family of a 7-year-old girl who was choked at school is praying for a miracle. she is on life support and her family says she is brain dead. she ended up at nyu medical center after she choked on food at ps 250. they're questioning whether staff members called 911 fast enough and they've hired an attorney. >> i cry day and night. and i know god's going to bring her back to me. >> school officials tell us staff followed protocol and called 911 and parents. the fdny said it got the call at 2:33 and they were at the school less than five minutes later. 5:38 now.
the meat industry firing back after a report from the world health organization that says processed meats cause cancer. processed meats include ham burger, sausage, bacon. red meat, beef, lamb, pork probably cause cancer. north american meat institute immediately responded calling it a, quote, dramatic and alarmist overreach. some experts say it might be best to limit yourself to cuts of red meat. >> it contains abundant nutrients that we all really need. concentrated protein, all the amino as sits and importantly it has vitamin b 12 and iron. >> the meat industry is a $134 billion a year business. they say hundreds of studies the world health organization used for their report are in their view unconvincing. 5:39. just ahead, a news 4 exclusive.
a vicious beating believed to be a road rage incident. this morning the clue police hope will lead them to the attacker. plus, trapped in a tree. the difficult rescue. this took place high above the ground. and weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. you're watching "today in new york." i'm michael douglas, and new york is my home. there's no place like it in
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welcome back. 47 degrees. it's a tuesday morning looking at the plaza. on the "tonight show" jimmy fallon poked fun about his latest injury. he fell after receiving an award at harvard. >> welcome to the "tonight show." i'm your host, trippy fallon. i got the nicest messages. fans sent me get well and my hand doctor sent me pictures of his new ferrari. >> he tripped over a person who was kneeling, then he cut his hand on glass.
that's probably for the best there. fallon had seriously injured his other hand when he fell in his home. he walked out for his monolog wearing a hard hat which is what we want him doing if he's going to have some clumsy moments. >> we're going to have to have padding in studio 6b there. >> some people know how easy it is to trip and fall, right? >> i've done it. >> with love i say. >> fractured many things here. 5:44 now. >> you're usually on ice when you do it. >> or stairs. >> chris, behind you. >> the field in kansas city getting ready. they will get some rain today. right now it looks relatively quiet. 47 degrees here. our sky is becoming mostly cloudy. again, no rain for us today but rain to start in kansas city. let's get a look at 8:07, first pitch, temperatures should be about 56 degrees.
will be cloudy. patchy drizzle left over, stray shower. worst case scenario the game might be delayed at the onset. looks like the bulk of the rain stays east of kansas city, missouri. meantime, we need rain here. we're in a moderate dryout here in the five boroughs. we're going to get some. this won't be a drought buster, perhaps, but a significant amount of rain is heading our way. jackson, 30 degrees. howell, 32. you'll be scraping your windshields in this area. up against the coast, not bad. the city the milder spot at 47. upper 20s from morristown to sussex. danbury, poughkeepsie, all below freezing. clouds gaining and there are thin spots. we anticipate seeing a little bit of sunshine and dim sunshine. the rain will take over and the clouds will take over. moving slowly towards the north. it gets in here we think probably towards tomorrow morning.
clouds increase this afternoon. dim sun early on. cloud cover overnight thickens and then the rain approaches. by 7:00, 8:00 a.m. it approaches. in the city close to 8:00 a.m. rain. periods of yellow and orange, heavier downpours and moderate rain throughout the evening hours into the overnight. through. thursday. maybe a brief shower, sprinkle on thursday afternoon. it will get pretty warm on thursday. rainfall amounts generally speaking for tomorrow evening's commute, half an inch to slightly more towards the west. wednesday night to thursday morning that's when we get the emphasis, heavy rain as much as 2.5 inches of rain. city, between 1 and 2. dry out on thursday. start out with clouds and a shower. 73 in the afternoon. chillier weather but dryer weather moves in in time for the world series. 59, lows in the 40s. for sunday the marathon looks
dry, too, with a high of 62 degrees. dry roads out here. >> the one problem that we had out there that's been out there was the accident coming off the southbound deegan on the ramp to the cross bronx. it just clears. the delays are easing out. hopefully by the time you get out there it will be smooth sailing. at that connick southbound after route 134. not causing a delay. that's good news. outside to the bqe, we have a delay. that's due to construction. in the process of clearing it. hopefully that will get better shortly. holland tunnel things moving along nicely. all of your hudson river crossings in fantastic shape. next weather and traffic on the 4s. lauren, thanks very much. 5:47. news 4 exclusive. crews looking for a suspect in a road rage attack in queens. 23-year-old college student said he was dragged from his car and beaten on monday.
this is exclusive cell phone video at the west side entrance of the bqe. witnesses sand the victim say the suspected attacker shown on the far left of the screen was wearing an mta uniform. >> so riled up. the 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 monday's assault. detectives looking to identify that driver. the driver accused of contributing to a deadly tanker accident on the turnpike now faces legal action. the 26-year-old from lyndon was cited for not having mattresses properly secured to his van. those mattresses fell on the highway earlier and caused the truck driver to swerve and lose
>> a judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the woman accused of driving her car into the homecoming parade at oklahoma state university. adacia chambers will remain behind bars on $1 million in bail. prosecutors say it appears she intentionally drove her car into a crowd of people on saturday killing 4 and injuring dozens. police say she was driving under the influence but her father says she has mental problems. >> i'm very sorry for those victims. she may have problems, underlying problems that i wasn't fully aware of. >> prosecutors say they will formally charge her with four counts of second degree murder in two weeks. >> a tree trimmer survived a close encounter with a palm tree. the man got stuck in all the leafs. they are very hard. collapsed around him. left him dangling 25 feet. firefighters did get to him. rescuers secured him with ropes
and lowered him to safety. took about an hour. he had to be treated at the hospital. >> a bear in new jersey wanted to enjoy a day in the park. 247 pound black bear as a matter of fact was spotted yesterday in the green right in the center of morristown. videos and photos sent in by viewers show him moving from one tree to another. animal control officers eventually got him down with the help of a tranquilizer. the bear was expected to be released on state-owned land. >> we're looking at how the count basie theater will be restored. it's getting a $20 million update. steven van zandt and his wife and jacquie lee were all there to help make the announcement. >> it's an exciting time and it's going to be a great example of what should happen in every community across this country.
>> the official ground breaking still a ways away. probably a few years. the expansion is funded by donors. 5:50. the movie preer that turned into a royal event. we're going to tell you how you can take a trip to broadway without ever leaving your house. >> follow us on facebook and twitter, michaelg4ny, darlene4ny darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new york." i...love new york. these grapes are squishy. i...need a shove. can someone help me?
5:53 right now. live look right there. that's the actual of broadway and times square. the service that brings broadway caliber service into your home, it's called broadway hd. it's an online streaming service. offers dozens of stage plays and music calls for viewing like 2013 production of romeo and juliet starring orlando gould. you have to subscribe to the service to watch the shows. they're also some clips that can be viewed for free. very successful doing opera and playing in theaters. my mother goes all the time. this is along the same lines. >> another way to get some culture into the home, right? >> theater ticket can be $600. >> theater ticket alone. nice opener.
a heavier jacket that's for sure, in the suburbs and temperatures 20s to low 30s. in the city in the upper 40s. head back close to 60 this afternoon. that sounds warm. that happens by the end of the day. clouds on the increase. limited sunshine today. we may see a little sun early on. cloudy skies, still no rain. low temperature, 52. rain moves in by tomorrow morning. then it starts to pick up in intensity later tomorrow along with the wind. rough spell tomorrow but it's only one day and then we're done with it. weekend looks good. >> chris, thank you. not a bad commute. one accident on the bqe. westbound by the koscuszko bridge. the trains, they look great. here's your commuter checklist. metro-north, l.i.r.r. and the birthday subways. today is the subway's birthday. hopefully they'll continue to run on or close to schedule for it. >> happy birthday.
>> 1904. number five train. 5:55 right now. intrigue, glamor, excitement. it is the perfect match for brittain's royals in the premiere of the new james bond film. duchess kate and the prince's william and harry helped heat up the red carpet. daniel craig was there. the film "spectre" opens in theaters november 6th. we're getting a look at what was served at the 2011 royal dinner. salmon, lamb, honey ice cream among other dishes. the menu complete with a food stain is going on auction thursday. bidding begins at $1,000. so far no one's saying which of the wedding's 300 guests snuck out with that menu. i'm sure that is a no-no. >> they started with the antipasta. >> and cheeses. >> viennese hour.
next at 6:00, why it's such a big morning for mets fans. we'll hear from the amazing star players ahead of tonight's world series game one. 6:00 a.m., drone deliveries. find out which major retailer wants to compete with amazon. >> download the news 4 app on your mobile device right now. we'll be back in two minutes. you're watching "today in new
now at 6:00, thousands of mourners expected today in queens as family and friends gather to remember a slain nypd officer. a little girl chokes at school, ends up on life support. why her parents are claiming now the school waited too long to call 911. plus, something mets fans haven't seen in 15 years as they get ready for game one of the world series. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everyone. it is tuesday morning. it's october 27th.
>> i'm michael garr giulo. let's check in with chris cimino. >> dry and chilly. a little rain. low to mid 40s in and around the city. that's chilly enough. suburbs, close to freezing, armonk, 33. woodland parks, 22. basking rings, 26. a lot of frost around northern new jersey, central new jersey and into the hudson valley. today that will feature more clouds. clouds thicken up at noon by 58. umbrellas needed today. that changes. commute straight ahead. >> thanks, chris. good morning. we have a problem out there coming off the george washington bridge. an accident. take a live look at it. the alexander hamilton bridge which connects coming off the george washington bridge and the cross bronx expressway. an accident out there blocking the center lane. slow ride. there are delays across the span
of the george washington bridge back to the tolls. we have an accident in new jersey on route 80 westbound between exi 52 and 48. there. you can see delays building here as well. next weather and traffic on the 4s. 6:00 a.m. in about three hours thousands of mourners will begin gathering in queens to pay their respects to the nypd officer murdered one week ago in today. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is live where today's viewing is being held. tracie. >> reporter: in just a few hours, that's going to han, darlene. it comes one week after randolph holder was killed in the line of duty and as prosecutors look to new evidence in hopes to pulled a case. solidarity vigils will held at 40 police precincts city wide all in tribute to the five-year vet of the nypd and to all officers who have lost their lives in duty. thoefrp held the same day
forensics linked the bullet that took his life to a gun recovered in the harlem river to a scuba team found 20 feet under the surface. detective uohn mortimer made the discovery. >> pretty much on my stomach feeling the small distance in front of me face. i had the light and i saw it out of the corner of my eye. >> reporter: 4 investigates has learned that atf is involved in this case now. the agents are tracing the history of the weapon tha was recovered. that means they're going to investigate the distribution chain, investigate the gun's manufacturer and figure out who purchased it. they're trying to figure out how a man accused of shooting the officer, tyrone howard, got ahold of it and if it was used in any other crimes. darlene, tyrone howard is expected to appear in manhattan state supreme court this
>> tracie strahan in jamaica. thank you. new this morning, one person is dead after a shooting at a gas station in essex county. police were called to a getty station on styveson avenue last night. the victim was a 57-year-old man who may have worked at the gas station. there's no word yet as to whether there have been any arrests. we have the name of a teenager killed on a crowded street corner in brooklyn. people ran for cover when the shooting began at dekalb and flat bush avenue. 16-year-old armani hankins of queens was fatally shot in the head. the remnants of hurricane patricia are slowly mov g north. not before bringing more heavy rain to the gulf coast. flash flooding yesterday in baton rouge left 20 children stranded on a school bus attempting to c ss a bridge. emergency teams had to be called in to rescue them. we saw cars submerged in water
some parts of the region got hit with seven inches of rain and more. the "today" show is following all the latest developments from the gulf coast. they'll have the latest in a live report ahead at 7:00 a.m. right now it is 6:04. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. we talked how dangerous the water level was. we have a school bus stranded and you've seen that scene as well. it's a mass of water causing the problem. >> so much rain and a short time. the remnants will be part of our picture tomorrow. some of the heavier downpours we see from that system. a lot of frosty windshields. we get close to 60 this afternoon. cloudy this evening with temperatures settling back into the 50s. in the city one of the warmest spots at 46 degrees. 20s in the suburbs early on. 58 by noon, 60 at 3:00 and 57 at 6:00. the rain moves in tomorrow. we'll talk in detail about that. tell us about the commute right now heading out the door is lauren. >> thanks, chris.
a few more problems on the roads. a disabled vehicle on the lower level of the manhattan bridge. head to the upper. brooklyn bridge has reopened. tapping the brakes on the bqe as you get into this area. the construction is clearing. bqe we have an accident westbound by the koschusko bridge. there are delays on the low f level of the l.i.e. as you try to get onto the bqe. mass transit, buses look good, ferriss look good, rails look good. no delays or service changes. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. 6:05. the family of a 7-year-old girl who choked at school is praying for a miracle. noellia hecheveria is on life support. her family says she is brain dead. she choked on food at ps 250 last wednesday.
members called 911 fast enough and they have hired an attorney. >> i cry day and night and i know god will bring her back to me. >> school officials tell us staff followed protocol and called 911 and the parents. the fdny said it got the call at around 2:33 and was at the school less than five min es later. it is 6:06. rescue workers send into areas cut off by the earthquake. the death toll now from that region over 300. word of homes toppled. mmunications are still down as well as rock slides and mudslides as well. new this morning, getting details of a new bipartisan federal budget deal would increase spending by $80 billion over two years. that would be offset by cuts to medicare and social security. also congress will extend the debt limit. a vote is scheduled for tomorrow that allows new house speaker nd likely to be paul ryan to enter
his post without a looming budget battle. we're now getting word that mayor de blasio will endorse hillary clinton for president. this comes after months of political fence sitting that surprised many people. that's because de blasio once managed clinton's senate campaign and he worked for bill clinton. timing is still, wokd out. the endorsement will happen soon. coming up on the "today" show, clinton's democratic rival bernie sanders will join matt and savannah for a live interview. that's ahead starting at 7:00 a.m. 6:07. the countdown on to game one of the world series tonight between the mets and the royals. we want to show you live pictures of the k. the stadium in kansas city, home to the royals. the crews are putting the finishing touches on the field. first pitch is tonight at 8:07. already "today in new york's" bruce sbek
>> reporter: the rampaging mets who swept the cubs in the nlcs were all smiles in enemy territory. and why not? this is the culmination of an incredible postseason run that no one ever expected. >> it's the ultimate whether you're a manager or player to play in this setting. 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 oenjoy it. you've got to try to enjoy it. we're gohg to enjoy it. >> walking down the street you get high 5s, you can just tell in the fan's faces how excited they are for this. so i think that's what makes this so special. you've delivered for a fan base that's been waitimi for this for a long time. >> reporter: the royals have been here before, only this time they're looking for a different result. just a year ago they lost an emotional seven game series to the san francisco giants on their home field.
that last out was made in the seventh game of the world series. you can just see the intensity and the look in everyone's eyes to get back here. just the determination for us to be back on the stage. >> it's the brilliant starting pitching of the mets against the awesome relief pitching of the royals here in the show me state. michael and darlene, one thing's for sure, kansas city showed me some amazing barbecue last night! >> we've seen the pictures, bruce. yes. >> a good time. 6:09. never carry a debit card again? the new technology that will make withdrawing cash as easy as blinking your eyes. a story that has many people talking about it. violent classroom takedown caught on camera. we'll tell you what we're learning about the officer and student at the center of this video. weather and traffic on the 4s coming up.
it's 6:13. here are four things to know this morning. today thousands of mourners are expected to pay their respects to slain nypd officer randolph holder. a public viewing begins at 9:00 a.m. in queens. officers holder's funeral is tomorrow. whole foods market has recalled curry chicken salad and the deli pasta salad because of possible listeria contamination. you can find more information on the recall on our websit nbcnewyork.com. the department of transportation has banned ecigarettes from being transported in checked bags on commercial flights. the move comes after a pair of incidents in which the devices caused fires inside the bags
they were packed in. you can still fly with them though in your carry on bag. tonight the mets take on the royals in game one of the world series. the mets, of course, not been to the world series in 15 years. it's going to be matt harvey getting the start against edson volkez of the royals. as they say in rasa, t minus 14 hours. >> wow. all right. 6:14. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. exciting night ahead, chris. >> you're making me more nervous because of countdowns, michael. >> why, sir, you're not playing. >> watching sometimes is tougher than playing. i remember that. meantime, our headlines for today. starting out pretty frosty in the suburbs. indeed, a lot of 20s and 30s showing up there. rough day this week is tomorrow. rain and wind will increase going through. we'll talk about that in a bit. a little milder briefly before it turns cooler again towards the weekend as temperatures get closer to normal. 40s in the city. low 50s. upper 50s by noontime. near 60 by 3:00. that's the peak. the warmest part of the day. slowly slide back down into the
50s during the evening hours. mainly about the clouds increasing today. no rain to worry about. no umbrellas needed. tempe atures will feel uncomfortable. 32 in fairfield. 30 in west hampton. 29 in sussex. 32 in newburg. 28 in morristown. everybody below freezing in the northern half of new jersey. that's where it really is very frosty out there. in and around the five boroughs no frost with temperatures in the mid 40s. the leading edge of this system, high clouds. then the clouds thicken up and it gets overcast. look for the rain to move towards us as we head into tomorrow. clouds increasing. a chilly start at 60. turns breezy tonight. showers towards morning central new jersey. tomorrow in the 60s. that's the good news. the bad news is waves of rain coming out some heavy at times. increasing east wind throughout the day and temperatures, yes, 66. wind gusts could approach 40, 50 miles an hour along the coast. future cast wind gust.
talked about 30, 35-mile-an-hour gusts by tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. we work our way forward in the afternoon hours. gusts approaching 44 miles an hour in asbury park. the city across long island. wind gusts could exceed 40 miles per hour, 50 miles per hour by the evening hours. that along with heavier rain moving in. trick or treat forecast doesn't look bad at all by the weekend. temperatures between 53 and 57. partly cloudy sky and light wind. that's not too bad. nice legs, michael. look for some clouds on the increase. not bad. 49, 60 by the end of the run. southwest wind. not a bad wind to have when you're dealing with a marathon. 60 today. wet tomorrow. windy as well. early rain ends thursday. mildest day. dry and seasonably chilly through the upcoming weekend. 6:16 1/2, here's lauren scala. >> thanks, chris. live look at the alexander bridge where there's an accident affecting the george washington bridge. you can see it out there in the
center lane. this is just after you get off the span heading across the cross bronx. we'll show you what it looks like inbounds. 15-minuute wait out there already. five minutes at the holland or the lincoln tunnel. if you want to avoid this, definitely head to the others. this is going to continue to get worse. havate another accident in new jersey on the 80. 52 and 48 right in the middle there. that is causing a bit of a delay. heading to the bqe things are jammed up westbound because of a crash out there in the left lane. goes past queens boulevard and the l.i.e. is jammed up getting into this area as well. one more for you, grand central parkway, this just came in. accident westbound by northern boulevard in the right lane. things still moving all right. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. right now violent classroom confrontation between a student
outrage across the nation. "today in new york's" kerry barrett has the story. >> disturbing cell phone video shot inside a soue carolina classroom. take a look and then i can tell you what happened. >> hands behind your back. give me your hands. give me your hands. >> columbia, south carolina police investigating after this video surfaced of one of their officers, deputy ben fields taking down a teenage girl inside of a classroom. it happened at spring valley high school. the teacher there had apparently made repeated requests for this girl to go to the discipline area office due to some sort of disturbance they say she was making in the classroom. one of the male students in that room said tha she refused and that's when they called the resource officer. you can hear that officer asking her to leave. she said no. that's when this whole thing escalates. tha e student we should mention was detained and then released to her parents.
a little bit more this morning about deputy fields. he and a couple of other officers, we're learning, were sued for excessive force back in 2007. they won that case but also fieles and some other school officials are facing a lawsuit from one of the students there who was accusing them of recklessly targeting african-american students with allegations of criminal activity. fields and these others that are involved in this particular case deny that they've done anything ong. they say they've presented evidence to counter that. that case though is still pending. keep you posted. darlene? >> kerry barrett in the newsroom. kerry kerry, thank you. 6:19. the meat industry firing back after a report by the world health organization says processed meats cause cancer. processed meats include ham burger, sausage, bacon. report says red meat like beef, lamb, pork, in addition to beef, lamb, pork probably cause cancer. north american meat institute immediately responded calling
this, quote, dramatic and alarmist overraech each. they say it might be best to limit yourselves to lean cuts of red meat. >> it contains abundant nutrients that we need. concentrated protein. all the amino acids for good health. importantly it has vitamin b 12 and iron. >> the meat industry is a $134 billion a year business and they say that hundreds of studies by the world health organization, that the w.h.o. used for this report are, in their view, unconvincing. 6:20 right now. still ahead. a news 4 exclusive. hear from the college student who was the victim of a violent road rage attack. >> follow the entire "news 4 new york" team on facebook and
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it is 6:23. this morning's money report, cnbc money report. walmart following amazon into the future. the retailer is asking the faa for permission to test delivery drones. walmart wants to see if it can use drones to deliver packages from warehouses to residential warehouses and store parking lots. online retailer amazont ained approval to test the drones earlier this year. debit cards and pin numbers, they all could become a thing of the past at atms. citigroup reportedly testing and allowing customers to withdraw cass and withdraw with a scan of your iris. banks are looking for more secure ways for customers to access their money including bank of america. they've started testing right now a cardless atm technology. they're saying it makes sense. pretty hard to duplicate an iris
>> the cards can be obviously compromised. >> yeah. somebody can see your pin number, right? >> right. right. >> put in your pin number. >> there's only one iris of mr. chris cimino. >> special eye. >> bloodshot. that's the iris. what if you can actually make a lens that duplicates. >> there you go. >> t criminal mind. term. >> how do you get around that? >> there we go. >> well, you know, it's a contact lens that imitates your iris. sorry. all right, guys. don't waste your money on that. 60 is the expected high today. we start o i in the 30s and 40s. look for the clouds to take over and cloudy sky tonight. no rain to worry about. low 50s in town. 40s in some of the suburbs. sometimes i should not speak. >> no, i think that's a valid point that he makes. >> how are you doing, lauren? >> accidents, new ones on the road. whole bunch popped up. this one on the long island
the delays you're seeing are by the seaford expressway. then we will talk about another problem out there. we'll head over to truck route 109 northbound by raymond boulevard. there's an accident out there in the left lane jamming things up. just got word of delays on downtown a and c trains as well. that's the only problem on the rails. thank you very much, lauren. 6:26. coming up next, new dae tails about a chaotic clash in brooklyn. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag live off of flatbush avenue. this is where a teenager was tragically shot and killed. we'll tell you what local elected leaders plan to do at this spot to address violence. if you're headed out the door keep watching "today in new york." download the app on your mobile device.
hear how the mets are getting ready. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. 6:30 a.m. on this tuesday. it's october 27th. i'm mike car gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. let's check in with chris cimino. looking at the weather for the world series day. >> world series day here. quiet out there. a little bit of rain. should be good by game time. a little bit of drizzle. increasing clouds heading through this morning mid 40s to upper 40s. 20s showing up for the northern half of new jersey. long branch, 39. frosty morning in the suburbs. not as bad out east. nonetheless, still a chilly start out there. you'll need the jackets, even the light coats in the suburbs. not by afternoon. 58 at noon with increasing clouds. forecasting a high of 60. we will see rain around here. we'll talk about that. a couple of problems out there. we have an accident on the bqe that just cleared. the delays are awful. we have ky symington live in
the bqe north of the long island expressway. looks like a parking lot even though that accident cleared. the accident blocked the left lane. delays are very heavy. looks like they go back to northern boulevard. queens boulevard in this area. definitely avoid the bqe if you can. it's jamming up the lie in this area. let's head over for a live look at the alexander hamilton bridge. an accident still in the process of being cleared out here. now in the right lane on the right shoulder coming off the george washington bridge. delays at the bridge are 25 to 30 minutes. you might want to head to the lincoln or the holland in the meantime. i'll keep you updated. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. in just a few hours thousands of mourners will begin gathering in queens to pay the respects to the nypd officer murdered one week ago today. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is in jamaica. that's where today's public e.viewing will be held. tracie. >> reporter: that's right, michael. there's been such an outpouring of support over the past week. that's something that is
of holder here at greater ame haalan cathedral. thousands are expected and it comes the same day that the man accused of killing him is expected to appear in court. vigils were held at 40 police precincts in new york city. all in tribute of the 5 year veteran. these vigils were held the same day that forensics linked the bullet that claimed officer holder's life to a gun that was recovered by a scuba team from the nypd's harbor unit. >> when i had my light i came and it was, you know, about six inches away from my other hand that's holding the line. so i actually saw it out of, you know, the corner of my eye. >> today i take pride in recognizing these often unsung heroes. i know they wouldn't want me to call them heroes. i think randolph holder is a hero but i'm going to use that word to describe what they did. >> reporter: the alleged suspect
in this case, tyrone howard, is expey cted to appear in manhattan's state supreme court today. he's charged with robbery and murder after allegedly coming face to face with officer holder in east harlem last week. live to merrick boulevard, michael, we're starting to see the nypd flatbed set up baerricades. there arsigns telling people not to park here. you have to be struck by the scale of all of this. this is one of the largest churches in the country. 23,000 members. they're expecting it to be to capacity over the next couple of days. back to you. tracie, thank you very much. 6:33 right now. now to a news 4 exclusive. a driver says he was dragged from his car, then beaten in queens. the 23-year-old college student said he was the victim of extreme road rage and he's blaming an mta employee. this was exclusive cell phone video of the incident at the west side entrance of the bqe. witnesses and the victim say they were shown on the far side of the screen was wearing an mta uniform.
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 hasn't confirmed if the man is an employee. news 4 investigates has learned police responded to monday's assault. they're look to go identify the driver. happening now. getting a first look at a person of interest in the connecticut sex assault. stamford police believe the man in the sketch raped a jogger at the park ten days ago. 30-year-old woman told police that man grabbed her from behind, claimed he had a knife and then assaulted her twice. a big break is coming to new york city public high school students that could help them get to college. the s.a.t. entrance exam will be given to eleventh graders for free. it will be given during the regular school day. they don't have to go out of their way to sign up on a saturday. the free testing begins next school year. we were talking earlier about this being helpful. what would be helpful is making
prep course because without the prep course everyone can take the exam but then the results might not be as good. >> some families can spend a lot of money as best prepared as they can for the test. >> right. 6:34. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. checking with storm team 4's chris cimino. people looking at rain but not here yet? >> not today but tomorrow. rainy windy day, stormy day. for today the main feature in the suburbs, the frost. a lot of frosty windshields on the car. the sunshine is going to fade behind lowering and thickening clouds. afternoon temperatures to the low 50s and near 60 in the evening. dry but cloudy. temperatures settling back through the 50s again. in town at 46 degrees. sky is partly to mostly cloudy. frosty in the burbs. noon 58 degrees. 3:0060. by then pretty much overcast. no umbrellas needed today or tonl. different tomorrow. if you are heading out the
door we have one issue on the subways right now because of track work. we have delays on queens bound a and c trains. otherwise the rails are rolling along nicely. problems on the roads. we'll take a live look at the long island expressway. long island here's what it looks like by the oyster bay expressway. heavy delays westbound go back to exit 46, sunny side boulevard. there is an accident by the northern state connector there. definitely give yourself extra time. head over to the northern state parkway. you can see here by the traffic flows the northern state still moving along nicely. the l.i.e. really backed up. let's head over to another problem. truck route 109 by raymond boulevard, an accident in the left lane. delays pretty extensive. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. the search is on for a gunman who shot and killed a teenager on a busy street in downtown brooklyn. "today in new york's" katherine creag is there. what have you learned about the victim overnight? >> reporter: darlene, busy is
ght. yes, we learned the name of that victim. armani hankins. he was only 16 years old. tragically he was shot here on the sidewalk. a busy area where people come and go at the subway entrance. busy morning, noon, irnight. we saw detectives actually closing off this area. this is where they had evidence markers on the sidewalk showing where the shell casings fell. the nypd, again, identified the teenager who died, armani hankins. he was from queens. there was another young person, an 18-year-old man who was shot. he is recovering at a hospital. he was shot in the ankle. surveillance video from a restaurant shows a group of people running towards dekalb avenue close to flatbush avenue but then gunfire erupts and they retreat. this was around 6:00 at night. very busy in this area. people we talked with tell us some teenager starts fight here when the nearby schools let out. >> heard fighting. i think it was like ten gunshots and then it started in front of
here with one kid dead. >> reporter: the brooklyn borough president and a council woman will have a press conference later this morning. we're told they'll talk about the community's concerns and what the next steps should be in addressing the violence that happened. something that they mentioned in a news release, darlene, they believe this was a gang shooting. the nypd has not confirmed that as of yet. they're still trying to figure out the motive behind the fatal shooting. back to you, darlene. >> it is 6:38 now. getting new information on a wine thief with such expensive taste he's called the bordeaux bandit. police now identify him as scott deluca from the albany area. they want your help to find him. he's now accused of stealing a vintage bottle from the new jersey wine store worth nearly $2,000. he did make off in a jeep with it. he's accused of similar pricey thefts around the area. the mta's east side access project has reached another milestone. it's one that will affect
a large seathing area on the lower level dining con course is closed. workers will break through the floor to build a framework for escalators and stairways that will connect to the future l.i.r.r. con course and terminal below. all of the restaurants will remain open during construction. metro-north riders looking forward to a better commute. the railroad will get more than $2 billion for new train cars and station upgrades. they're fixing railroads, subways and buses across the entire system over the next five years. the mta board is expected to approve the program tomorrow. there's been another black bear sighting in new jersey. this one was spotted at the green. that's the park right in the center of moores town. videos and photos sent in by viewers show the bear going from tree to tree. it was removed by animal control officers with the help of a tranquilizer. we're told this bear was 247 pounds.
the bear will be released into the wild. >> big guy. >> big guy. 6:39. happening today, the mets and the royals play game one of the world series in kansas city. hundreds of fans came out in queens yesterday for a rally to root on their favorite team. at the same time the mets were working out in kansas city. both of the teams have been waiting a long time for the championship. the royals last won the series in '85. the mets as we all know in '86. >> it's hard to get here so you better have some fun with it. as pressure packed as it may be, you better enjoy it. >> i think that's what makes this so special. you've delivered ft a fan base that's been waiting for this for a long time. >> tonight's game gets underway at 8:00. you can bet mets fans from all over our area including our chris cimino -- >> yes. >> -- -- will be watching that first pitch. fingers crossed. definitely everyone rooting for the mets. >> they're on a roll now. >> i think so. coming up at 6:40, we're
going to tell you which comedian is going to host the next golden globe awards. then later, a surprising announcement about one of the biggest shopping days of the year. we're going to tell you how one retailer wants to change how we spend black friday. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s coming up as we look at a busy l.i.e. by the grand central parkway.
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live from kansas city as we get to -- i'm saying like bruise beck. 13 hours to the game. that's the k. mets game. >> looking forward to it. that's tonight, 6:44. chris, so much talk, right, about whether yankee fans are rooting for the mets to win the world series. i'm a yankee fan. i'm super excited for the mets. there are some though, right, this back and forth rivalry gets nasty. >> most fans still tend to keep their allegiance. some root for the city. the mets are represented.
the mets haven't been there in 15 years. they had to share that with the yankees. >> yeah. this is the first time they sole possession. >> this is your thing. >> let's dance! let's get a look outside right now which is pretty quiet. chilly. cold morning in a lot of the suburbs. 40s in the city. 46 and mostly cloudy. we've seen 20s and 30s and a lot of frost in the burbs early on. that will be dissipating once the sun comes up. temperatures bounce back to the 50s. rainy, windy, stormy day tomorrow. good thing we get this out of the way before the world series heads back here. cooler for the weekend but dryer. moderate drought in and around the city. long island, connecticut, portions of the hudson valley. we do need some rain. get a pretty significant rainfall, we think. future cast rainfall from tomorrow evening, half inch, little more to the west. overnight into thursday morning heavier rain possible, perhaps
over an inch in the cities to an inch and a half. 2 1/2 north and west. we'll have to watch that. that could lead to loc keal stream and highway flooding. few upper 20s. franklin is 29. cali fan is 28. into thestorthern suburbs, definitely got smattering of frost. high clouds on the move. they'll lower and thicken as we go through the day. area of green all indicating rain. that's moving in our direction. probably until tomorrow morning. future tracker,led a lot of clouds around. until 2:00 in the afternoon. better chance north of the city. cloudy and dry through the evening. ouhere comes the rain tomorrow morning. 9:00 knocking on the door of the city and bands of heavier rain coming through. this is 6:00. the main emphasis tomorrow evening and the first half of tomorrow night. heavy downforce and then it moves east of the area by thursday morning and things should gradually clear on out. for today, decent shape. cloudier day. dry. high temperatures.
upper 50s and near 60. shower in the morning. low in the low 50s and breezy. out in kansas city, what are we anticipating for the first pitch. kind of chilly. temperatures of about 56 degrees. worst case scenario might be delay from leftover showers. that doesn't look likely at this point. should get that game on time. 73 thursday, morning clouds and showers. say good-bye to that. back to reality friday, saturday, sunday. all dry days for the trick or treaters. temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s. 6:47. >> thanks, chris. we'll start with the subways because it is their birthday today. 111 years old. delays on them. delays on queens bound a and c trains. we have some problems on the roads. long island expressway. westbound at exit 58, things are really jammed up here. then there's another one westbound out by exit 42 at the northern state parkway connector there. expect delays. leave yourself time. northern state is great options.
still moving along nicely. this just came in, accident on bqe eastbound by hamilton avenue. you can see it's really backing things up onto the gowanas. alexander hamilton bridge, accident on the shoulder heading eastbound to the cross bronx expressway. 30 minute delay with the george washington bridge. same thing with the lincoln, 20 minutes in bound. one more accident on truck route 109 heading northbound by raymond boulevard. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. british singer adele is coming here to nbc. hot on the heels of the record-setting release of her new single. >> wow. i can tell you how much i love this song! the song "hello" had the most one day views on vivo ever, 27 million.
for "bad blood." she performs on "saturday night live" on november 21st. song is hot. >> i love that song. a familiar face is returning for the 73rd annual golden globe awards. ricky gervais will host the awards for the third time. some of his jabs raised eyebrows but they were drinking, right? apparently time heals all wounds. it airs january 10th on nbc. >> adele. >> hello. >> she's fantastic. >> she has some pipes as they say. >> up next, find out which major retailer is paying their employees to take black friday off from work. don't forget, follow us on facebook and twitter, michael michaelg4ny, darlen wre4ny. check us out on instagram, too.
for the first time all of its stores will be closed. every employee will have the day off. the ceo is encouraging them and all of us to spend black friday outdoors instead. r.e.i. is using #optoutside to promote the black friday plans. >> you will be mountain climbing. i have the petons ready. >> do you have my go pro helmet? >> i have it. >> the "today" show coming up in a few minutes. we want to check in across the street with matt and savannah. >> good morning to you. coming up, growing outrage over the disturbing video that shows a police deputy slamming and dragging a student from her desk in school. we're going to tell you about that story. the man within striking distance of hillary clinton, bernie sanders joins us live right here in studio 1a. >> then we'll talk about keeping an eye on your money. straight out of a sci-fi movie that could make your atm card obsolete.
voice, adam levine, again stefani, pharrell and blake shelton. >> a quorum is good. >> i know you like those parliamentary procedure jones. >> i really do. >> will you be wearing the white wig, savannah, and the robes? >> yes. >> thanks so much. up next, chris is going to tell us what will be heading our way.
6:56. right now the search is on for the gunman who killed a teenager in downtown brooklyn. >> "today in new york's" katherine creag is live in ooklyn. >> reporter: that shooting happened where dekalb and flatbush avenues meet. we're told it was a scene of chaos ending tragically. a 16-year-old boy was killed. nypd identified him overnight. armani hankins from queens. an 18-year-old was shot in the ankle recovering in the hospital. this was apparently around 6:00 at night. very busy here. at this point investigators looking at the possibility this was a gang-related shooting but we know there will be elected leaders here, darlene and michael, to address community concerns and the violence that happened here. back to you. now tracie strahan where thousands of people are expected for a public viewing. >> reporter: police are in the
process of accommodating the crowds. >> the security vigil with 40 po wlice precincts across the city all forty-five-year vet killed in the line of duty a week ago today. those vigils are held on the same day forensics linked a bullet that was linked to a gun recovered by the nypd scuba unit. the man suspected of killing him court. also today the mets are going to take on the royals in game one of the world series. mets haven't been in the series in 15 years. matt harvey against edison volkez of the royals. first pitch a little after 8:00. both teams, of course, waiting a long time for a championship. the royals last won in 1985. the mets last world series, chris, was? >> 1986. >> i was 12. >> about to go down. >> yes, you were 12. we're going to go with that. >> never mind. >> first we're going to check in
with lauren and then we'll go down with that. >> i was 3? all right. now here we go. >> a baby. >> let's talk about the bad traffic out there. problems on the subways. the subway's birthday. >> happy birthday. >> we have delays on queens bound a and c trains for you. otherwise rales are moving along nicely. two accidents on the long island expressway. the first one in suffolk out by exit 58 and exit 42. both causing problems. we will head outside to the lincoln tunnel where we have a 40 minute wait in bound. 40 minutes in bound at the george washington bridge because of an earlier accident. 20 at the holland. >> lauren, thank you. chris, one more check of the weather. >> pretty quiet day. suburbs, a lot of frost out there. 20s and 30s. warm up in the 50s. no rain to worry about today. no rain tonight. rain tomorrow. we will pick up in intensity. the wind will also pick up. we could see gusts of over 40 miles per hour. higher near the coast. rough day tomorrow and tomorrow night.