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right now, one car, one shot, one still on the loose. the search for the remaining member of a robbery crew who pulled a gun on police. and a little girl mauled to death by a pit bull. this morning not even the dog's owner knows why. and the manhunt for a crook carrying around a machete. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. 5:00 a.m. on this monday, november 9th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. storm team 4's chris cimino here with the forecast. >> little chilly out there. stepping out in the 40s. generally mid 40s, city island 44, murray hill, 48. sheepshead bay, 46. outside to the suburbs it drops off. 29 in danbury. we have a freeze warning in
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suffolk county 8:00 a.m. this morning a good deal of sunshine today. just high clouds later in the afternoon. good rebound with these systems. back in the upper 50s by noon. forecasting a high of 60. some rain in our forecast. we'll get to that in a bit. let's say hello to lauren scale la scala. >> you can see some minor delays because of an accident on the williamsburg bridge. there's a downed traffic light at communipaw avenue. they're working on cleaning that up. this morning a robbery suspect is in the hospital with a gunshot wound after police say he pulled a gun on detectives in brooklyn. it happened last night in bedford-stuyvesant on monroe and bedford avenue. tracie strahan is there live with this developing story. >> police confirm to us that
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20-year-old man that is hospitalized was part of a trio that tried to rob this detective on this corner at gun point. after that detective opened fire, one man remains on the one. we are showing you surveillance video of what happened after that 20-year-old was shot in the torso. he is being taken away there on a stretcher. this morning police say he remains at kings county hospital in stable condition. they were also able to nab a 16-year-old man with him. those two along with a third man approached that detective who was responding to a robbery call at machine onroe and bedford and tried to rob him. one man pulled out a gun. that's when the detective shot him. >> when i saw outside -- i saw the police pulling the do not cross line, they say they are following three people. >> this is the gun recovered at the scene next to the suspect who was shot. again, there is no sign of that third person. now that detective was
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responding to a call about a possible craigslist scam. a woman being lured to an apartment to view it and then robbed. darlene, again, it remains unclear if the three men part of that police-involved shooting here were part of that craigslist scam as well. back to you. >> thank you very much. on long island, a 9-year-old girl is dead after she was attacked by a pit bull. police say she was playing in the backyard of a friend's home when the pit bull jumped at her and latched on her throat. when police arrived, the dog lunged at a police officer and they shot and killed it. the little girl could not be saved. nobody knows why that dog became vicious. the uncle of the dog's owner tells us that dog had been trained. >> my goodness, heartbreaking, man. heartbreaking. god, heartbreaking. never in a million years. you know, we always trained him not to attack people. >> the dog's owner, carlyle
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arnold, was arrested and charged with an unrelated crime. this morning fire investigators will be back at scene of a suspicious fire that destroyed a house in queens. here's a look at incredible viewer video of the fire on 112th street last night. neighbor's say it started with a loud boom then huge flames. the fire began in a house that was under construction and spread to two homes. only one of the homes was occupied that family ran for safety. >> went up quickly. in a few minutes it started taking the other buildings. it was horrendous. i never seen something like this in my life. >> reporter: since the home where the fire began was under construction, firefighters say the flamed burned hotter and spread faster. 5:04. time for a check of weather and traffic on the fours. chris, it's going to be an every-other-day kind of week. >> on again, off again with the rain. nothing we can't handle. >> okay. >> no big storms.
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not seen in a while where we get rain, a break, rain again. today is the dry day. tomorrow a wet day. another round of rain on thursday. for today, the main focus is the frost, the chilly temperatures. suburbs in the 20s and 30s. this afternoon, milder, up around 60. light southerly breeze bringing in the warmer air. in the city, 48 degrees. 58 by noon. 60 by 3:00. that will be the high. a few clouds at the end of the day and evening. after 5:05, any trouble spots yet? >> not for mass transit. we have a couple of changes on the buses. we have the bx19, bx21, m7, m20 and m104. ferris on the regular schedules so far. the major commuter lines looking good. subway, track work should be wrapped up. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect
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today. more weather and traffic ahead on the fours. it is 5:05 on this monday. ten deaths, at least ten pedestrians killed just this month in just the past nine days. >> has people questioning safety here in new york city. katherine creag has been following the story. she has the latest on the most recent victim, an elderly woman on the upper west side that figure of ten deaths. it's shocking to hear. >> indeed. it seems like there has been an in increase in pedestrian deaths in the past several days. the latest happened here, an elderly woman who lived down the block, 109th street, was struck and killed by a taxi. there is a memorial growing for her. her grandson who we talked with last night, was in tears visiting the memorial. 88-year-old luisa rosario was killed after a cab hit her at corner of 109th street and columbus avenue. the 73-year-old driver, the cab driver, his license has been
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suspended. rosario's death came hours after several people were involved in pedestrian collisions with drivers this week. elderly women hit by buses in queens, another woman hit on the upper west side in some cases the drivers stayed and were not charged. mayor deblasio talked about the vision zero program and what drivers still need to do. >> i think a lot of it is people who are -- have a license, are not under the influence, but driving too fast. i think that's our number one problem. >> new 4 investigates obtained pedestrian deaths for this time of year. in 2013, 138. in 2014, it was 114. so far this year 104 on record. this time last year is when mayor deblasio launched vision zero. we'll tell you coming up what police officers have noticed and what they have been giving out. the number of tickets for failure to yield and speeding.
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that's in the next half hour. back to you. >> katherine creag, thank you very much. happening today a man accused of strangling his estranged wife nearly six years ago heads to court. shelly coughlin was found dead in her bathtub on new year's eve in 2009. prosecutors say her husband, roderick, killed her because she was preparing on cutting him out of her will. we are expecting a change in charges today against a long island doctor accused of plotting to kill a rival. nassau county prosecutors, police and the d.a. say they'll make an announcement in this case this morning. the cardiologist, anthony moscero was arrested in pral april. prosecutors say he sold drugs, guns and knifes to pay for a hit on another doctor. the person he allegedly tried to hire was an undercover officer. police in the bronx are looking for an unusual robber.
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a laundromat using a huge machete. the thief, jose arguiler, pried open a cabinet and stole cash it happened friday night inside giant laundromat. despite the dangerous looking weapon no one was hurt. police say the man you see in these surveillance videos robbed and carjacked a green cab driver it happened thursday night. he pulled a knife on the driver, stole his cell phone and cash and took off. egyptian investigators are warning everyone not to jump to conclusions about what brought down the russian airliner. one investigator is point together last sound heard on the cockpit recorder. he said it appears to be that of a bomb exploding. 224 people were killed in the disaster. now security at egyptian airports is coming under scrutiny. there's fears they have been infiltrated by isis. a special tribute for one of new york's finest.
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officers said good-bye to an nypd lieutenant who died from a 9/11 illness. 51-year-old marcy sims passed away on thursday, 16 months after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. she developed the disease after working at ground zero. >> she always said if she could make a difference in one person's life that would make all of her years on the force worth being a cop. she could make a difference in one person. >> sims medical costs were covered under the james zadrova act, which covers medical treatment and compensation foreground zero responders. the bill is set to expire next month unless congress passes an extension. 5:10 right now. still ahead, some good news for volkswagen car owners. you could get a check coming for as much as $500s. and for the first time since
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a nasty public clash over iran, president obama and israeli's prime minister meet again. we'll have weather and traffic on the fours coming up. you're watching "today in new
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5:13. here's four things to know. police shot a robbery suspect in bedford-stuyvesant. detectives went there to investigate report of a robbery scam. they say the suspect pulled a gun on them. the second person, a teen, is in custody. a third ran from the scene. a commuter alert for train riders. "a" train riders there will be no overnight service because of track work. this lasts for two weeks. university of connecticut cracking down on campus drivers. starting today parking service there's will ticket and fine students if their permit or decals are on the wrong location in the windshield. supposed to be bottom right, bottom left and out $25 every
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time it's spotted. toys "r" us announced stores are open 5:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. they will stay open overnight for 30 straight hours. if you shot at two paramus stores those will not open overnight because overnight hours in paramus are not allowed. 5:14. time for traffic and weather on the 4s. that's the game i want for you on the holidays. busy town. >> what is that about? >> i don't know. it's a very busy town. >> it's like your job. >> and mr. potato head. >> that's a classic that. i can spend hours with. i still do is meantime what we're looking at now weather-wise, talking about temperatures in the 20s and 30s in a lot of the suburbs. a frosty start out there. the city is not too bad. mid 40s. the good thing about today, warms up comfortably. afternoon, 60 degrees. sunshine out there. it will be damp at times tomorrow. don't see a real soaker heading our way.
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will be probably tomorrow night. northwest nun ew jersey lots of 20s. 32 in mine hill. 30 in oakland at this hour. you get closer to the city, we're more in the mid 40s here in the five boroughs. islip 26. 20s out in the pine barrens. westhampton, 28. connecticut and danbury 29 degrees. the jacket with the heavier liner needed this morning. normal high about 56. we make it to 60. again, above normal temperatures. that's been the trend for the last several weeks. keeping our eye on this, a large area of moisture and rain over the southeastern states. high pressure there, that will drift northward. we can sitting pretty for the time being. nice and clear. lots of sunshine. some of those high clouds drift in from the south later this afternoon and evening. again, a dry day. up around 60 degrees. good recovery from the chilly numbers. increasing clouds tonight. cloud cover keeps the temperature up.
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40s in the northwestern suburbs. a few upper 30s. then tomorrow, rain at times. generally light and spotty during the first half of the day. a steadier push of showers tomorrow night. still relatively mild. 61 degrees. not too bad. showers will end wednesday morning and clouds give way to sunshine. again around 61. nice later in the afternoon and fine for wednesday night. another system arrives on thursday with another round of rain heading our way. it will be mild, in the low 60s. that should be in and out in about 24 hours. friday starts to see improvement. a lot of changes this week. 60 today, dry and sunny. 61 tomorrow, showers. 61 wednesday. drying out in the afternoon for sun, periods of rain thursday. back to sunshine friday. chillier. that's the trend over the weekend. back to normal with temperatures in the 50s. let's see how the commute is rolling along this monday morning. lauren? >> commute still in good shape. we have one problem on the bqe. there's an accident out there
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looks like on the eastbound side of the road. also the right lane shut down with police activity. several vehicles involved in this accident. delays continue to build. we have emergency construction out there, northbound on the harlem river drive from 125th street up to 142 that blocks the right lane, but not seeing delays out there. another place we're not seeing delays, the lincoln tunnel. cars and trucks moving nicely around helix into the tolls. george washington bridge and holland tunnel in great shape right now. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. we'll have more weather and traffic ahead on the fours. this morning president obama set to meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. the two have not met since netanyahu spoke to congress about iran, a move that caused tension between the two leaders. nbc's tracie potts is live in washington with a look at what's on the agenda it's fair to say it's always been persol between these two world leaders. >> reporter: right.
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not always the smoothest of lationships. today netanyahu will be here, sit down with president obama for the first time since this nuclear deal went through. netanyahu was vehemently opposed to this deal. while they have been together and sat down and talked before, this one is supposed to focus on a couple of things. likely netanyahu's continued opposition to how this deal is going to roll out. and also the u.s. still pushing for a two-state solution between israel and the palestinians, though president obama has admitted it probably will not happen during his term. netanyahu on the other hand wants a ten-year military aide package. an wants more money than we're alread giving them. up to $5 billion a year. but take a look at this. one of the other things they're likely to talk about is new violence between israel and the palestinians. we want to show you some video of a palestinian woman stabbing a west bank guard. this is part of a lot of new
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the last month or so. again, making it more difficult to believe that after the breakdown of talks last year that they could come up with some sort of two-state solution. as the president said, michael, not likely in his term and the st of his administrative term at all. >> all right. thank you very muc w we may not know the final results of the historic elections in myanmar for days. millions of people turned out sunday for the first open ections in that country in 25 years.athe early signs point to an overwhelming victory by the opposition pro democracy party, that party le by aung san suu kyi. you may remember her as a nd el peace prize winner. in this morning's cnbc money report, some volkswagen owners could get cash in the mail. the announcement is expected today. owners of diesel models may get two debit cards.
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one will offer $500 cash, the nother the same amount that can be used at volkswagen dealerships. > 5:20 right now. still to come on "today in new rk," imagine you walk out of a restaurant, you find your car in this mess. the sinkhole that swallowed a 50-foot chunk of a parking lot. and one good reason to skip the shopping malls this holiday season and head straight for the gift card aisle. follow the "today in new york"
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welcome back. 46 degrees, 5:23. it's monday morning. giving gift cards could be more pular this holiday season. experts y lower fees, improved security make the cards a more attractive offer shoppers. half of the give guards surveyed have the ability to add a security code. that's up from 35% last year. just 4% of store-specific gift cards charge purchase fees. very emotnal, the gift card story. the days of veging out in ont of your tv are over. a new tivo survey finds a whopping 99% of tv viewers are multi-tasking. most of the time that involves using a second screen of some type. 53% of those surveyed say they
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use some type of electronic device almost every time they watch tvs. smhoartphones ranked as the top device, followed by laptops and tablets. we have all done it, do it. we're watching a tv show, that's no longer enough. you have to have your phone right by. >> we want kids to get back to the good old days of watching television for seven hours. >> yeah. >> staring mindlessly. >> come on, kids. >> now they have two screens to lo at mindlessly. we do it, too. >> we do. >> stepping out into heavier jacket wearing weather. by this afternoon, 60 degrees. starting out in the 20s and 30s distant suburbs, 40s in the city. low of 52 in the city. 40s in the suburbs. maybe a few upper 30s. umbrellas, we'll need them. know where they are. we'll need them off and on this weekycoming up on the fours. >> so far so good for the rails
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at least. we'll look at your commuter checklist. metro-north, lirr, new jersey transit and p.a.t.h. doing fine. the belt parkway moving along nicely. we have an accident on the bqe heading westbound into the williams burgs bridge. burg bridge, more on that in a few mom ts. families enjoying dinner in mississippi were shocked to find their cars swallowed by a sinkhole. 15 cars fell into the hole. witnesses say they heard several loud booms and then lost power. that's when the hole opened up. no one was hurt. the recent rain may be to blame. 50 feet. >> that's huge. it's 5:26. still to come, the barber who went above and beyond to make sure a child with autism got a
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trauma-free hair cut. >> the search is on for a man in connection to a police-involved shooting in bedford-stuyvesant. and if you're heading out the door, take us with you. download the news 4 app on your
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right now, one suspect on the run, another shot and in the hospital. police investigating a possible robbery scam. they say they were forced to open fire. the staggering number of pedestrian deaths this month alone. and racial tensions boiling over. the protest that's pitting a football team against the university president. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. it is november 9th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. chris cimino is here with the forecast. back to reality. >> yeah. feeling novembery this morning. in the suburbs especially. sub-freezing temperatures. rhinebeck down to 28. stonykill at 29. closer to the city, mid to upper 30s. in the city itself, mid 40s.
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20s across new jersey, interior connecticut and long island. we have a nice clear sky out there. bright and sunny. high clouds this afternoon and towards evening. 58 by noon. forecasting a high today, that's more comfortable, at 60 degrees. almost 5:31. want to find out about your monday morning commute? here's lauren. >> good morning. we have big problems on the bqe. headed westbound out by metropolitan avenue. an accident there has lanes subject to closure. just the right shoulder is getting by. very heavy delays. we have eastbound on the bqe, there's a disabled vehicle in the right lane. i will show you delays heading westbound. here's what they look like, back by 54th avenue. almost at the l.i.e., completely jammed up. the spot to avoid. we'll keep a close eye on it. 5:31 right now. a manhunt for a suspect on the run in brooklyn. police say he's part of a three-man robbery crew spotted in bedford-stuyvesant last night.
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"today in new york's" "today in new york's" "today in new york's" tracie strahan is there now. one of the suspects pulled a gun on police? >> that's right. a 20-year-old is at kings county hospital in stable condition. he was actually shot by a detective after that detective says he tried to rob him. we have surveillance video of that man being taken away on a stretcher at bedford and monroe avenue last night around 7:00. this morning police say that man remains hospitalized. a 16-year-old that was with him, he's also in police custody. police say those two along with a third man approached a detective responding to a robbery call in the area and then tried to rob him at gun point. that's when the detective shot the man in the torso. >> it was like an explosion. went to see the kid, he was crying, oh, it hurt. it hurt. >> reporter: police released this photo of a gun that was recovered at the scene. they say it was right next to that 20-year-old suspect.
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still no sign of the third person that fled no description either. the detective was responding to a robbery call about a possible craigslist scam. someone lured to see an apartment and robbed by three people. again, darlene, it is unclear if the three people involved in this police-involved shooting were also involved in the craigslist scam. back to you. >> tracie strahan, thank you. happening today, a manhattan prosecutor will announce if there's going to be a retrial for a man convicted of killing a tourist from utah 25 years ago. last month johnny hincapie was in tears when a judge threw out his murder conviction. new witnesses came forward saying he was never on that subway platform in 1990 when brian watkins was stabbed to death. watkins died. >> today a family will bury a boy shot and killed by officers as investigators try to figure out why it happened. two louisiana police officers
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his father on tuesday. the officers opened fire on their suv. jeremy was shot five times. the officers have been arrested, charged with second degree murder and attempted murder. coming up on 5:34. time for weather and traffic on the fours. do we need the umbrellas today or tonight and tomorrow? >> nothing today, nothing really tonight. tomorrow from the afternoon on there could be an increasing threat of rain. not today. you need shades, the heavy jacket. in the even half of suffolk county until 8:00 a.m., a freeze warning in effect. a lot of temperatures below the freezing mark. even some 20s. widespread frost. if you had the car out last night this morning, you'll need extra time to get the defroster going. milder by the afternoon, 60 degrease. that chilly start it warms up relatively speaking. the city the warm spot. upper 50s by noon.
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a high temperature around 60. seven-day forecast just ahead. let's get the latest on the commute from lauren. >> thanks. good morning. mass transit a couple of detours out there on the buses. bx19, bx21, m7, m-20, and 104. ferries looking good. no ice on the rivers just yesterday. as far as the commuter checklist goes, everything running on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. your next weather and traffic update on the fours. at least ten pedestrians have died in accidents just this month. >> the startling total has people questioning safety in new york city. katherine creag is following that story and has the latest on the most recent victim. an elderly women on the upper west side. kat? >> a beloved grandmother. the people gathering here, not just relative bus
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s but neighbors are wondering what's happening with all these pedestrian deaths. this happened 109th street and columbus avenue. you can see the memorial growing for the elderly woman, the grandmother, killed by a taxicab. her grandson who we talked with last night was in tears visiting the memorial. his 88-year-old grandmother, luisa rosario was killed after cab hit her at the corner of 109th street at columbus avenue. her death came hours after several people were involved in pedestrian deaths after being hit by vehicles. those who knew luisa rosario on the upper west side talked about her death. >> no matter how tough things were, she was always smiling. if people were going slow, she would be alive. >> the cab driver who struck rosario was give an failure to yield ticket.
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those particular summons, they are up three times since vision zero launched a year ago. the number of summons police officers have been giving out. the mayor also said there's been a 66% drop in speeding ever since speeding cameras have gone up. again, about a year ago. speeding tickets -- speeding has gone down according to the mayor. he said there needs to be a lot of people slowing down on new york city streets. back to you. >> all right, katherine creag, thank you. and now to the protest at the university of missouri. students are demanding the school's president step down over racial tensions. "today in new york's" carey barrett has the latest on the protest. >> the football team is joining in now. there have been a number of racially charged incidents at this university. >> you don't believe you have the equal opportunity for success. >> you don't believe? >> money.
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>> those are students at the university questioning the president, tim wolf, which they say is systematic oppression there. these protests increasing after 30 football players announced they would not be a part of team activities until wolf is removed. that protest stems from a semester that black students say has been marred by racial incidents all across campus. they say groups of white students have repeatedly hurled racial slurs and then recently there was a swastika scrawled in fee feces on a dorm. the homecoming king was even targeted after he was kround. >> this is not just me going through this. >> we are advocating for black students. we are advocating for rights on campus to make this a safer climate.
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dedicated to ongoing dialogue and promised specific plans in the coming months. he gave no indication that he would step down. there will be a special meeting this morning at the main campus in columbia. the republican chairman of the state house higher education committee he said on sunday those protests are the latest in a string of incidents that are making it very clear that in his opinion wolf can no longer effectively lead. he's calling for tim wolf to step down. darlene. >> kerry barrett, thank you. the administration at yale university is now responding to allegations of one fraternity holding a "white girls only party." dean jonathan holloway promising an investigation. in response he writes yale belongs to all of you. you all deserve the right to enjoy the good of this place without worry, without threats, and without intimidation. one staten islander's heart
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may not be as heavy during this week's veterans day observances. she is 93-year-old anne byrne. four years ago a burglar stole her brother's purple heart. his plane vanished over the pacific during world war ii. yesterday that medal and others were replaced at ft. hamilton in brooklyn. 5:39 right now. tomorrow you will see the republican candidates go head to head in another debate. >> today dr. ben carson shaking off some negative reports. they come from claims in carson's autobiography. he wrote he was offered what he described as a full scholarship to west points and he protected white students during high school riots. both of those claims being called into doubt. ben carson says he is being unfairly treated. >> because i'm a threat. >> to? >> to the progress ive ive -- secular progressive moment in the country. >> you have to explain a lot of
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things away. >> governor chris christie says he is not being pushed off the prime time stage but he's focused on his performance in the new hampshire primary and the iowa caucuses. more visitors will soon be able to visit the statue of liberty museum. 80% of liberty island's yearly visitors can't get tickets to the museum because it's in the pedestal of the statue. a new museum would be built to the east. in new jersey one group is not giving up the fight to save a mansion in somerset county. we told you plans to demolish doris duke's old home were approved. now that decision is being appealed to the hillsborough board of adjustment by preservationists. her 67,000 square foot mansion is said to be in serious disrepair.
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5:44 right now. a time of check of weather and traffic on the 4s on this monday morning. >> it is monday morning. >> they come quick. >> they do come very quickly. >> usually after sunday. >> it's okay. we don't have severe weather. we were spoil ed ed last week. all good we are being treated with gentle hands. so far so good. right now quiet today. just chilly out there. those hands need gloves on them in the suburbs. down to the 20s this morning. city in the 40s. not too bad. skies mostly clear. you can see the scaffolding up for the tree that alived on friday. we get into early december. 46 degrees, clear sky now. we are talking about temperatures in the suburbs, cold enough to produce frost. it's a frosty start. especially north and west. out across portions of long island to connecticut. near 60 by afternoon with sunshine. just some late day clouds. then damp at times tomorrow.
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on and off rain heading our way. temperature departure the last 24 hours. not a big change in the city from yesterday morning. about a degree chillier. to the north and west, 15 to 20 degrees colder in places like morristown and sussex. westhampton 20 degrees colder compared to yesterday morning. generally about 5 to 10 degrees colder through the hudson valley. 46 in chelsea. 42 in jackson heights. nearby, 30s. hoboken, 38. staten island, green ridge. 20s in morristown, sussex. danbury. indeed a heavy jacket needed throughout the morning hours. by the afternoon won't be needing the heavy one. take the liner out if you have that option. a lot of moisture over the southeastern states. it's trying to make a move north but bumping into this clear sky. once that high moves east, some of that moisture comes up the coast and gets in here. the emphases will be to the south and east of us.
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over the course of the day today, we're fine through 1:00 in the afternoon. noting some high clouds coming up from the south. by the evening hours, that high over us. tomorrow morning, 9:00 a.m. most of the showers staying south and east. a few will pop up in the afternoon. generally light. the steadiest push comes in tomorrow night. 8:00, 9:00. steadier rain moves through. left over showers wednesday morning with the clouds. after about 9:00 or so, it looks likes will thin out in the afternoon. temperatures bouncing back to 60 this afternoon after a chilly start. sunshine, late high clouds. tonight, clouding over. no rain tonight. 52 in the city. 40s in the suburbs. the leftover showers exit wednesday morning. sun in the afternoon, 61. clouds quickly return with the next system bringing rain our way. that's thursday into thursday night. breezy in the low 60s. we clear out again after that.
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up today, 60 with sun. drying out wednesday, thursday and friday. over the weekend, cooler temperatures in the 50s. what's going on out there, lauren? >> we have delays because of this accident heading westbound, an accident out by metropolitan avenue this is out by the long island expressway. heavy delays past the l.i.e. that's because of this accident. we have a disabled vehicle eastbound on the bqe by the mcguinness humboldt exit. heading over to the gowanus, this accident heading inbound near 38th street. that shuts down two lanes. this accident delays goes past the belt merge. once you get past it, you're okay. headed westbound we have that other problem. we have an overturned truck on the new jersey turnpike.
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not sure how many lanes that blocks yet. but a spot to avoid. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the fours. right now a jury set to hear closing arguments today in the trial of a reputed mobster. the 80-year-old is accused of being involved in the planning of the 1978 lufthansa robbery at jfk airport. it inspired the movie good fellas. a dallas cowboys plater s s player accused of beating a girlfriend is using twitter to apologize. he was accused of bite eating his then girlfriend in 2014. the charge was dropped after she didn't show up in court. that charge was erased from his record and then photos of her showed up online.
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this week the pentagon will lay out plans to close guantanamo bay. seven sites in colorado, south carolina and kansas are being eyed for remaining prisoners. any transfer would need congressional approval. senator charles super calling on washington to protect your children from peanut butter packed with a possible punch. it's a caffeinated peanut butter called steam. it promises to slowly release caffeine to improve endurance. but senator schumer wants the product regulated by the fda. he fears it could harm children. >> two tablespoons of this has more caffeine, double the caffeine of a can of red bull. and lots of kids and lots of people eat many more than two tablespoons. >> the manufacturer tells us steam is perfectly safe when used as directed. we have complied with any and
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every obligation required to before putting our product out on shelves, and we promote the use of caffeine in moderation. an early test flight at city field for the newest balloons that will take flight at the macy's thanksgiving day parade. the new balloons are an angry bird, dinosaur, scrat from "ice age" and a brand-new ronald mcdonald balloon. they will join the old favorites for a total of 17 balloons this year in addition to more than two dozen floats. you can watch the parade live here on nbc 4 thanksgiving morning. our coverage begins at 9:00 a.m. this morning we'll see a little lady and an 800-pound alligator battle it out on the pavement outside a shopping center in houston. shoppers found this 12 1/2 foot gator behind a strip mall saturday morning. christy is a licensed alligator hunter. she tried to tie up the
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50-year-old alligator but he was not having it. after a few tries, she finally was able to get him taped and tied. >> he still had some fight in him. no death roll or anything. we were all able to get off safely. >> he knocks her off his back. >> they end up having to bring in a forklift from a home depot nearby to load him up. he was given the nickname godzilla. he was taken to an alligator farm where he will live out his life. look at christy, she's riding the alligator. he throws her off and she gets back on. >> i would be in the forklift. >> you wouldn't have gotten out of the car. >> you guys get that? it's 5:52. still ahead on "today in new york," the viral video of an officer who rushed to help after a runner fell just short of the finish line. follow us on facebook and twitter. darlene4ny, michaelg4ny, instagram as well.
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welcome back. 5:55 monday morning. 46 degrees a little chilly. >> in the city, 46 is the warmest spot. 20s in the suburbs. >> oh, that changes everything. >> sunny by the afternoon. high clouds late. we shake the chill. clouds roll in tonight with an
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overnight low of 52 in the city, 40s in the suburbs. some wet weather headed our way. we'll talk about that in the 6:00 hour. >> we have a new accident out there for long island commuters. this is on the l.i.e. westbound before jericho turnpike. that's in the hov lanes. rails are looking good. we have problems on the bqe and gowanus. detail coming up. all right. thank you very much. a lot of people have seen this a simple hair cut turned into a test of patience and a sign of love for a barber in wales. you may have seen this photo on your facebook page. mason is on the floor there. he was diagnosed with autism. he needed a hair cut. but he didn't want his head touched. his parents found james williams. after months of trying, mr. williams was finally able to give mason a trauma-free trim even if it meant he had to go down on the floor. after the experience, mason gave him a hug. it took grit, determination and a helping hand for a runner
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to meet his goal. >> a police officer reached out to help the marathoner who fell just short of the finish line. this video going viral. robert mccoy, he fell face down on the pavement just before finishing the half marathon in savannah on saturday. officer john king rushed over to help him. mccoy says he wants to give his medal to the sergeant if he'll accept it. i have a feeling that was the -- the sergeant just wanted to help him out. >> the sergeant said you can feel that ang issue uish and emotion that they feel trying to finish that. coming up next t would could be an unhappy holiday on wall street. and president obama and benjamin netanyahu will speak one-on-one today. if you're going out the door, take us watching. download the news 4 app on your mobile device.
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now at 6:00, a robbery scam investigation ends with one man in the hospital. another on the run. we'll tell you what led up to this officer-involved shooting. flaming damage several homes in queens why this fire is being called suspicious. and why volkswagen owners may want to check their mailbox as they offer goodwill following the emission scandal. it's monday morning, november 9th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. we want to check in with chris cimino. celebrating a jets and giants win. this is a happy monday morning for football fans. chilly, but it feels like football weather. we have a freeze warning in effect the eastern half of suffolk county. out in the western area of suffolk, 34 in melville, sayville, 34. selden at 33.
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in the city, down to 43. still the milder spot. a lot of mid and upper 20s through northwest new jersey, parts of the hudson valley, interior connecticut. good news about today, it's bright and sunny. high clouds late it will cloud over by tonight. 58 by noon. a nice bounce back in temperatures. forecasting a high of 60. let's find out how the commute is treating us. >> no so nice. the gowanus, we have an accident out there. we have live over the scene in chopper 4. this is eastbound by 38th street. there is an accident out there in the left lane. quite a few cars, involving a tractor trailer as well. heavy delays getting into this area. someone low ride. it goes back past the bell merge. and in addition this accident on the gowanus, once you get past that, heading eastbound there is a disabled vehicle in the right lane by mcginness humboldt. we had one accident cleared, so
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delays hopefully will clear out. now to that police involved shooting in brooklyn. the nypd says detectives were responding to a robbery call when three people tried to rob the officers. tracie strahan is in bedford-stuyvesant where the search continues for one suspect. >> reporter: that detective was responding to that robbery call of a possible craigslist scam. someone that came to see an apartment and was robbed by three people. this morning it's unclear if those are the same three people involved in the police-involved shooting that tried to rob that me detective at gun point. we have surveillance video of the man that was shot by the detective immediately afterwards a 20-year-old being taken away on a stretcher. this morning police say he remains at kings county hospital in stable condition. a 16-year-old is also in custody. those two along with a third man approached that detective who was responding to a robbery call at monroe and bedford and tried to rob him. one man pulled out a gun. that's when the detective shot
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witnesse around here say that gunfire sounded like an explosion. >> when i saw outside -- i saw the police pulling the do not cross line, they say they are following three people. >> this is the gun recovered at the scene, but still no sign of the third person that fled. and there's no description of him. the person shot is in stable condition at kings county hospital. back to you. >> thank you very much. the fire that happened in march -- the fire marshal rather is investigating this incredible house fire on 112th street in queens. neighbor's shot this video. they say it started last night with a loud boom that led to huge flames that fire began in a house under construction and it then spread to two other homes.
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began was under construction, firefighters thought the flames spread hotter and fast happening today a long island doctor accused of a murder to hire scheme will be back in court. prosecutors, police and the dea tell us they plan to make a major announcement in the case in the morning. cardiologist anthony moscero was arrested in april for allegedly hiring to kill a doctor. prosecutors says he sold drugs, knives and guns to pay for that hit. the person he allegedly tried to hire was an under cover officer. today some orange county resident also vote on a controversial expansion plan. if approved a 164-acre of monroe would become part of the hasidic village. last week a state judge dismissed lawsuits seeking to stop the referendum. opponents say they're concerned about increased congestion. 6:04. time for weather and traffic on the fours. chris cimino, good morning. >> good morning. it's all about the chilly
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feeling in the air this morning. much chillier than in recent mornings. lots of suburbs frosty. 20s and 30s there. plenty of sunshine headed our way. later in the day we'll steal some of that sun before sunset. a milder afternoon around 606789 light breeze out of the south bringing in milder air. it's chilly this morning. 43 in. city. a lot of 20s and 30s in the northwestern suburbs. sunshine through most of the day, more high clouds past 3:00, 4:00, but we expect a high temperature of 60 degrees. let's see if the commute is treating us very nice. how is it looking? >> not very nice. we have a couple more problems out there. an accident southbound on the taconic before bryant pond road. heading over to the new york state thruway heading northbound after exit 16, route 17, woodbury tolls, there's an overturned car carrier out there in the left lane. this might take a while to clean up. it's heading northbound.
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i'll keep a close eye on that. heading over to long island, an accident shutting down the move lane westbound on the long island expressway out before exit 40, jericho turnpike. delays build there. northern state parkway is the way to go. when it comes to trains, they are all running on or close to schedule. more ware eather and traffic ahead on the fours. today president obama and benjamin netanyahu will hold their face-to-face talks in 13 months. it's their first meeting since netanyahu spoke to congress urging them to oppose the iran nuclear deal. now netanyahu wants a new ten-year military aid package in the billions of dollars. president obama is likely to press him on creating a palestinian state. all of this happening on the heels of more violence on the west bank. on sunday, a woman is seen on video at a checkpoint to an israeli settlement. she lunges at the guard with what appears to be a knife and he shoots her.
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he ran into a group of hitchhikers killing four of them. we are getting more signs of a russian airliner being brought down by a bomb in egypt. one investigator says the last sound heard on the cockpit recorder appears to be an explosion, possibly a bomb. but others are warning against speculation on the cause of last week's disaster. 224 people were killed. today friends and family will say good-bye to 56-year-old a 6-year-old boy. jeremy was shot five times. the two officers have been arrested. they're charged with second degree murder and attempted murder. last month the murder of
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his accused killer was in a diversion program, opting for drug treatment rather than a prison sentence. now state senator marcus golden wants two-time felons to be barred from these diversion programs. happening in the bronx, police looking for an unusual robber. he was caught on camera robbing a laundromat using a huge machete. this happened friday night inside giant laundromat. despite the dangerous looking weapon no one was hurt. police say the man you see in these surveillance videos robbed and carjacked a green cab driver it happened thursday night. police say he pulled a knife on a 44-year-old driver, stole his cell phone and cash and then forced him out of the cab and drove away. this morning in the cnbc money report, volkswagen taking steps to build back customer loyalty.
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nothing says welcome back like money. >> that's right. volkswagen will offer cash to those owners of diesel cars. reports say owners will get a $500 debit card to spend any way they choose and another 500 to $750 to spend at vw dealers. the automaker faces lawsuits from owners seeking compensation because of the lower resale value of their cars equipped with the software. and a new report being released today expects year-end payout bonuses to drop by 5% to 10%. the last time bonuses fell industry wide was 2011. the reason, global market turmoil which has affected stock and bond trading and forced some companies to delay ipos which hurts bankers cha underright those deals.
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year was $172,860. >> that's the bonus on tom of the salary. >> that's big bulk of their salary. if you're seeing a 5% to 10% drop, not something you want. >> absolutely not. 6:09. coming up next, donald trump's "snl" hosting gig what he's saying to the over candidates after taking the stage. and later on, new developments in the yale fraternity party allegedly for white girls only. find out what university is saying about it. and weather and traffic on the fours coming up. you're watching "today in new
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here's four things to know this morning. detectives went to investigate a robbery scam in brooklyn. they say the suspect pulled a gun on them. one person shot by detectives a second person is in custody. a third is on the run. a commuter alert. into overnight service on parts of the a-train because of fast fastrack this week. no a train also run north of 168th street. that will last two weeks. toys "r" us will open stores at 5:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. they will stay open ov night for 30 straight hours. if you shop at two paramus stores, those will not be open overnight because overnight hours are not allowed. the red bulls beat d.c. united advancing to the eastern conference championship in the mls cup playoffs. 2-1. they call that an aggregate, so it's the score of two different games together. >> okay. that's what they do. you get extra points for away
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but d.c. moves out, the red bulls move on. >> 1-0 yesterday, right? >> they scored in the 96th minute. the end onaf the game, overtime. >> a regular barn-burner. >> i knew that term was coming. >> you can't help it. >> don't makesue get off this desk. >> on to columbus lixt. all right. >> oh. >> what? that's who they're playing. we have sunshine heading our way today after a frosty start in the suburbs. i love soccer. near 60 this afternoon. by tomorrow afternoon, the change is more clouds and the chance for showers. temperatures will be above normal for the bulk of this week it will be damp at times by tomorrow. school day forecast, bus stops and suburbs, bundle up. lots of 30s and 20s. 40s around the city. by recess, lots of sunshine and still cool in the upper 50s. near 60 by dismissal. that crisp, autumn feeling as
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temperatures settle back into the mid 50s. sunset at 4:43. 32 up in sheldon. mid 30s along central long island. upper 20s in the pine barrens. parts of the hudson valley at or below the freezing mark. places like danbury, connecticut down to 30. a lot of moisture over the southeast. trying to make a move north, bumping into high pressure.athat's the clearnsky protecting us now. we start out with sunshine today. by the end of the day, a few high clouds drift in a nice looking day after this chilly start. up around 60 it will feel nice. increasing clouds tonight. 52 midtown, 30s and 40s in the suburbs. tomorrow, rain. i think the emphases for the rain will be late in the day and tomorrow night. everything that falls out of the clouds early in the day would be ght and spotty. temperature of about 61. morning. they xit. wednesday afternoon. still mild at 61. another round of rain moving in low 60s.
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that could set the stage for a dry but seasonably cool weekend. lots of sun today, 61. clouds late, 61. morning shower wednesday. drying out, another round of rain thursday. a string of sunny days or partly to sunny days thursday, friday, satu ay. alpint 6:17. any e nubl siots commute-wise? >> e have a new problem for connecticut commuters. an accident heading southbound on the connecticut turnpike out by exit 20. trache takes out at least two lanes re. everybody is bottlenecking to get through. delays already back into bridgeport. extremely heavy delays on the connecticut turnpike. in addition to that, delays bu beilding on the long island expressway westbound because of an accident in the hov lane. this is just after exit 41. heading into exit 40. another spot where will you see a slow ride. got word of a disabled vehicle on the upper level of
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that blocks the right lane. and chopper 4 over the gowanus, where this accident has been out there for quite a bit. ading eastbound into the 38th street area. blocks a lane or two just extremely heavy delays. they go back ast the merge. ternate side of the street parking rules are in effect day. moidre weather and traffic coming up e on the fours. 6:18 right now. degrees out. today the republican presidential candidatet are crisscrossing ite country campaigning before tomorrow night's debate.yit following a busy weekend for the candidates. "today in new york's" kerry barrett has a look. good morning. >> reporter: fresh off of his "saturday night live" performance, donald trump went right back to work yesterday. >> who is that? >> trump's a racist! [ applause ] >> it's larry david. at are you doing, larry?
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would give me $5,000. >> the show beating any hecklers or disrupters to ace g nch. there were protest yoirts side ers outside the studios, record ratings, a few laughs, reviews were ixed.mby yesterday morning trump was back to business talking downs about ben carson's beliefs and background and carson was responding. >> he'll have to explain a lot of things away. the scholas ship situat n, the dinner with westmoreland when he wasn't. there the here mid s pyramids. >> again, anybody going back lpdecades can be 100% accurate on everything.oif you can show me that person, i will sit at their knee and learn.
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pyramids into your presidential campaign, it's a good day, i guess. marco rubio under fire for peedrsonal expenses on his personal charge card. a nearly $4,000 bill for home decor, ll of which his campaign said he paid back. the next debate hosted by fox business channel, that's tomorrow in milwaukee. darlene? >> kerry, thank you very much. coming up on the "today" show a live interview with the head of the rnc, that's coming up at 7:00 a.m. happening today, hillary clinton is in new hampshire. she'll file the paperwork to make her candidacy in the first national primary official. former secretary of state, mocratic frontrunner as well will also meet with environmental activists aed clean energy leaders. she'll offer her plans on using clean energy sources. s. clinton wraps up the trip with an opener voter forum. >> all right. 6:20 right now. still ahead, red cup
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6:24. in sports, the giants getting ready to take on tom brady and the undefeated patriots. >> yesterday big blue was down in tampa taking on the bucks. eli manning had two touchdowns and the giants led by 8 at the half. jason pierre-paul was back in action. he played for many of the defensive snaps. he helped to pressure the bucs qb for much of the quarter. the giants win it 32-18.
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late in the fourth, jets up by four, the jaguars turn over the ball. watch this catch, really great catch. there you go. 20 yards out. touchdown seals a 28-23 victory for gang green. a couple of tough games. hopefully they're back in it again. >> hopefully. >> wasn't pretty, but a win is a win. >> that's what matters in the end. >> you suffer when you watch. >> both have ws, that's good news. today i guess is a "w." >> i think so. >> sunshine heading our way. chilly to start, 20s and 30s in some suburbs. 40s in the city. 60 degrees and sunshine in november? we'll take that clouds rolling in late in the day. clouds over tonight. no rain to worry about. 52 in the city. more 40s in the suburbs. not as chilly. on and off rain heading here tomorrow. another round perhaps later in the week. good pattern, getting more active.
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we do need some rain. >> we do. >> that's okay. we can get through it. >> i think so. >> what's happening, lauren? >> we have new problems for long island commuters. westbound on the l.i.e. after exit 41, that blocks the hov lane. now on the northern state parkway out by the same exit, exit 35, still routes to 106 and 1 107 shut down. the lincoln tunnel, 20 minutes into the tolls 15 minutes into the tolls at the holland. five minutes inbound at the george washington bridge. an accident in fairfield causing delays. coming up next, new questions about pedestrian safety in the city. >> i'm katherine creag live on the upper west side. yes, a lot of people wondering
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after yet another fatality involving a pedestrian and a driver. the latest coming up. and a suspect is still on the run this morning after a police-involved shooting in bedford-stuyvesant involving a detective he allegedly tried to rob. i'm tracie strahan live in brook brooklyn brooklyn. and keep watching us on your
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now at 6:30, a police-involved shooting in brooklyn leaves a man in the hospital and another on the run. we'll tell you what prompted officers to open fire. new questions over pedestrian safety this morning following a staggering number of deaths in just days. plus a bit of a frosty start. that means you may need the jacket now, but storm team 4 will tell us when things warm up. "today in new york" starts now. it may look warm, but chris will tell us what's up. 6:30 a.m. on this monday november 9th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. we'll check in with chris glorioso and see what we got. good morning. >> it will take a while to shake
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temperatures starting out in the upper 20s, belvedere down to 26, freezing in mine hill, high point 29 degrees. the city chilly at 43, but that's the warmest spot out there. most of long island 30s, 20s in the pine barrens, down the shore in the 30s. freeze warning in the eastern half of suffolk county until 8:00 a.m. sun heading our way. bright and sunny, 48 degrees. for the trip back home, the sun will mix with more high clouds but not bad. temperatures in the upper 50s. forecasting a high today of around 60. that takes care of weather. it's scala time we have an accident in connecticut, just after exit 20, bronson road. two lanes shut down. delays go back for miles well past bridgeport. also bqe, a tough day.
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this area that cleared. now we have one eastbound on the bqe out by the williamsburg bridge. that shuts down two lanes. delays on the gowanus because of an accident near 38th street also causing delays. 6:31 right now. breaking news in manhattan. reports of a shooting near penn station. chopper 4 over the scene. what's happening? >> good morning to both of you. reports of a shooting now here in midtown. you can see live pictures from chopper 4 over the corner of 8th avenue and 35th street. just a block away from penn station. just at the entrance, it looks like, to the a, c, and e subway station. we are seeing police go down into that subway station. we're not able to confirm yet where this supposed shooting actually happened. whether it happened in the subway station or on the street. you can see all the police activity out here. specific information about
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one person was removed from the scene. i can roll tape from earlier. we have at least one victim removed from the scene on a stretcher into an ambulance, presumably off to a local hospital for treatment. back to the live pictures. a large police presence. we have a couple of lanes or one lane closed on 35th street and one lane closed on 8th avenue. back over to you in the studio. >> thank you very much. now to that police involved shooting that took place in brooklyn. the nypd tells us detectives were responding to a robbery call when three people tried to rob the officers. tracie strahan is in bedford-stuyvesant where the search continues for one of the suspects who is still at large. >> reporter: that's right, michael. so far police have not really released a description of that third person they're looking for. they may not have to since the two other people he allegedly
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we want to show you video of that 20-year-old man shot by the detective taken away on a stretcher. he remains at kings county hospital in stable condition. a 16-year-old is also on custody. those two along with a third suspect approached a detective who was responding to a robbery call. they pulled out a gun and tried to rob him. that's when the detective shot the 20-year-old man in the torso. >> it was like an explosion. i went to see the kid, he was crying it hurt, it hurt. >> you are looking at the photo of the gun at the scene. still no sign of the third person who fled that detective that pulled out the gun was responding to a robbery call in this area. a possible craigslist scam. someone lured to look at an apartment and robbed by three people. this morning they're trying to find out if it's the same three people involved in the police-involved shooting here.
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>> thank you very much. 6:34 on this monday morning. "time" for time for weather and traffic on the fours. >> trost frosty morning in the suburbs, temperatures in the 20s and 30s. plenty of sunshine headed our way. some clouds later in the day. temperatures bounce back nicely. well into the 50s to around 60 before the day is through. before the chill out there now we'll shake that by the afternoon with the light southerly breeze kicking in. clouds will thicken up tonight. today, sunshine, 43. look for 20s and 30s north and west to warm into the 50s near 60. for the city, 3:00, that's our forecast high, 60 degrees. the rest of your back to work week forecast ahead. here's the commute from lauren. >> some accidents out there. one on them on the l.i.e. westbound in the hov lane.
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routes 106 and 170 in hicksville, an accident in the left lane. heavy delays on both roads. heading over to the taconic, an accident southbound before you get to bryant pond road. you can see delays continue to build through here. then we will talk about the trains. they're all running on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. we'll have your next traffic and weather update on the fours. authorities on long island are trying to figure out why a pit bull attacked and killed a 9-year-old girl. police say she was playing in the backyard at a friend's home in elmont when the pit bull jumped on her and lashing on to her throat. when police arrived, the dog lunged at a police officer and they shot and killed it. the little girl could not be saved. nobody knows why that dog became vicious. the uncle of the dog's owner tells us that dog had been trained. >> my goodness, heartbreaking, man. heartbreaking. god, heartbreaking. never in a million years. you know, we always trained him
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not to attack people. >> the dog's owner, carlyle arnold, was arrested and charged with an unrelated crime. 6:36 now. happening now, some missouri lawmakers are joining the call to have the president of the university of missouri step down over racial tensions it comes as 30 african-american members of the school's football team announced a boycott until the president, tim wolf, is removed. wolf said he is dedicated to ongoing dialogue. late last night the university system's governing body said they will hold a special meeting today. in connecticut, the administration at yale university is responding to allegations that a fraternity held a party for "white girls only." dean jonathan holloway promising an investigation. in response he writes yale belongs to all of you. you all deserve the right to enjoy the good of this place without worry, without threats, and without intimidation. veterans day is this wednesday. one staten island woman can observe it with one less
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four years ago 93-year-old anne byrne was devastated. a burglar stole her late brother's purple heart medal. his plane vanished over the pacific during world war ii. yesterday that medal and others were replaced at ft. hamilton in brooklyn. byrne lost another brother during the war in germany. 6:38 now. senator charles schumer wants washington to dig into a jar of peanut butter that he call potentially dangerous. the product is called steam. it's a caffeinated peanut butter. it promises to slowly release caffeine to improve endurance. but senator schumer wants the product regulated by the fda. he says he fears it could harm children. >> two tablespoons of this has more caffeine, double the caffeine of a can of red bull. and lots of kids and lots of people eat many more than two tablespoons. >> the manufacturer tells us steem is perfectly safe when used as directed.
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we have complied with any and every obligation required to before putting our product out on shelves, and we promote the use of caffeine in moderation. a new museum honoring the statue of liberty is on the way. the national park service says 80% of liberty island's yearly visitors can't get tickets to the current museum because it's in the pedestal of the statue. officials say a new museum built to the east, it would fix that problem no taxpayer dollars would be used for it. the new museum could take three to five years to complete. as we go to break, we'll show you more live pictures from midtown. we just confirmed that one person has been shot a block from penn state, this happening as the morning commute gets to the busy point. katherine creag is headed to the scene. she'll give us a live update as soon as she arrives. you're watching "today in new
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6:42 right now. we want to get bsck--o breaking news in midtown. a shooting just a block from penn station. >> chopper 4 over the scene right now. what can you tell us? >> the call came in at 6:14 this morning. report of a shooting. these are live pictures of 8th avenue and west 35th street just a block away from penn station. all of the police activity here at the entrance to the a, c and e subway station. we are getting late word that w ree people have been confirmed shot here. it's unclear if theaspeotings took place in the subway station itself. i y can tell you that there have
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ose stairs into the subway station. we'll continue to follow that end of the story. we have some paper that we rolled on a bit earlier when we first arrived out here on the scene. presumably one of the victims in all this. you can see being put into an ambulance and off to bellevue hospital. back to the live pictures. over towards the right hand portion of your screen, we hwve all that police activity. there are lanes closed on 8th avenue and west 35th street no suspects have been reported to be in custody. we will continue to keep you up to date. back over to you. >> we will continue to follow the situation. serious situation there. a reporter i on th way as well. we'll take a quick check of weather and traffic. good morning, chris. >> a quiet weather morning. a bit chilly especially in the tsuburbs. ld there. temperatures in the 20s and 30s. in the city we're in the low 40s. sky is mainly clear, just high clouds now. coming in with a reading of 43
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outside sometimes square, things movi at ng okay. ad dry today and tonight. tomorrow, things may change. frosty start in the suburbs, near 60s in the city. damp at times tomorrow, especially late in the day and night. normal high of 56, looking for a high of 60. still ioove normal. that's what we'll be close to all week. 36 in green ridge and statehi island. 39 in hoboken. 41 now in jackson heights. most of larg island in the 30s. east end in the 20s. morristown bumped up to the eezing mark, 32. high pressure protecting us, that's the clear sky generally speaking overhead. again, as that moisture moves north north, it bumps into the high. we will get some rain out of that. the heavient of it passes south and east of us. future tracker show there's a.
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high clouds this afternoon mixing with sunshine. overnight tonight, fairly cloudy. tomorrow morning, relatively qu piet. then a push of light rain. the bulk south and east of the city. a few more showers around 3:00, 4:00 in the afternoon. the rain fills in here for tomorrow night. the:emphas is later tomorrow, tomorrow night. could sast until early wednesday morning. showers up through 8:00, 9:00. then it should shut down and move east. clouds will part for sunshine. we'll see a better afternoon on wednesday. for today, sunshine followed by high clouds this afternoon. pleasant, around 60. clouding over tonight. 52 them'low, 40t in the suburbs. for wednesday, left overshowers early. sun in the afternoon, still mild at 61. by the time we get back to thursday, more rai headed our way with another system racing towards us. sun followed by late clouds
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to whoy, 60. morning shower on wednesday, afternoon sun. low ups. periods of rain thursday. a dry stretch for friday, saturday and sunday. cooler, temperatures in the 50s. let's find out about the commute onem a monday morning. show it rolling along. >> our first subway issue. delays on 34th strd-t hudson bounds yards 6 and 7. a mess in connecticut, an accident on the turnpike blocks the left lied. delays back to exit 26. the taconic, we have this accident before bryant pond rotoad.eand if you're headed to the george washington bridge, watch outsfor an accident after exit 1, palisades avenue. and this accident on the bqe, this is shutting down two lanes.aland two lanes taking down the eastbound lanes of the beltway
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on the l.i.e., this accident just came in in the center lane. two accidents in nassau county, one out near route 106 and 1 0 07. this morning there's a growing memorial for an 88-year-old woman hit and killed by a taxi. her grandson was in tears while visiting the m orial for luisa rosario. a taxi cab hit her at the corner of 109th street and columbus avensaloue yesterday morning. the 73-year-old cabbie driver's license has been suspended. rosario rosario's death is one of at least ten this month. while many are wondering if the vision zero program is makin any progress, that's designed to redushce pedestrian fatalities. mrs. rosario's family are devastated by her passing. >> mom, there's onlyone. we'll miss her. >> news 4 investigates obtained
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information on pedestrian deaths for this time of year. in 2013 new york city had 138. compared to 2014, when the number dropped down to 117. so far this year there are 104 on record. families walked into a rehestaurant for dinner and walked out to find their cars gone. but they weren't stolen. they were swallowed by a sinkhole. 15 cars fell into the trench that opened up in an i hop parking lot in meridian, mississippi saturday night. witnesses say they heard several loud booms and lost power before the hole opened. no one was hurt. haven't rain may be to blame. as we go to break, we want to show you more live pictures from midtown a shooting there injured at least three people this is all happening just one block from penn station. "today in new york's" katherine creag is headed to the scene. shrde'll give us a live update as soon as she arrives. stay tuned.
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welcome back. 6:52. that red starbucks cup you drink your morning coffee from is the center of controversy. >> some conservative christians say the words merry christmas are missing. he said starbucks "hates jesus." starbucks has had varying designs. starbucks says it is embracing the simplicity and quietness of the season. a flashpoint in this ongoing debate about how the holidays are expressed. >> exactly. the "today" show is coming up in a few minutes. we'll check in with matt and savannah and see what's ahead. good morning. >> we may talk about that story in trending today. it's come up on our agenda. stay tuned for that. coming up on a monday, ben carson fights back amid new scrutiny on the campaign trail
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attacks and draws big ratings on "snl" "snl." >> and hidden in plain sight what every parent needs to know about those so-called ghost apps in the wake of one high school's shocking sexting scandal. >> and how will he pull it off? this is the most challenging day of them all for al roker-a-thon two marathon. 13 states on the schedule today. he's hitting four of them in the span of just a couple of minutes. we'll fill you in on that as we see you on a monday morning here on "today." michael and darlene, back to you. >> matt, you and al had to have some conversations. you're such a pro at getting to places, moving around time zones. i told him stay hydrated. wear sunscreen in the middle of the winter. >> there you go. >> have you seen a picture of roker force 1? >> i don't think i've seen roker force 1. >> it's nice. a sweet ride. >> i'll have to check it out. all right. thank you. have a great show. >> all right. 6:54.
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we'll be right back. we'll have an update on that shooting that's happening near penn station. 3 35th and 8th. at least three people are injured. you're watching "today in new york." [ female announcer ] business travel isn't just about the going. it's also about the going home. and being connected all along the way. whether you're working or recharging, do business travel on your terms.
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creag just arrived on the scene. kat? >> reporter: darlene and michael, it is an intense scene out here. wall to wall police officers, 35th street is where we're zooming into here by 8th avenue. we understand one person has died die d died died. it was about 6:30 this morning in this busy area when three people were shot. again, one of them has died. the others taken to the hospital. police remain on the scene. we have not been told yet exactly where the shooting happened. there was talk earlier that it happened underground, perhaps penn station. it looks like police are converging on this scene right here, 35th street above ground. three people shot, one of them has died. back to you darlene and michael. >> katherine creag, thank you. now to tracie strahan in bedford-stuyvesant with the latest on that police-involved shooting. tracy? >> there's a suspect on the run at this hour. they say he was part of a trio that tried to rob an nypd
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detective at gun point. that detective opened up fire on him. surveillance video shows him being carried away on a stretcher. he's 20 years old. the 16-year-old who was with him is also in police custody. police say that man, along with a third man tried to rob a detective who was responding to a robbery call himself. the man shot is expected to recover. back to you. we wanted to check in with lauren. >> quite a few things. subway delays. delays on 7 and 7 express trains. quite a few accidents on the roads. route 3 eastbound by route 7 shutting down a lane. one on the garden state parkway northbound by exit 144 on the shoulder. all lanes shut down eastbound on the belt parkway out by flatbush avenue with an accident there as well. >> lauren, thank you. chris, one more check of the weather. >> chilly start to the morning, 20s and 30s, 40s in the city. this afternoon, 60s. on and off rain tomorrow. especially later in the evening.
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