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>> download the news 4 app on your mobile device. our next hour starts right now. breaking news in new jersey, investigators on the scene of a possible fatal fire. also breaking, a russian war plane shot down overnight. new video just into the newsroom shows the moment it happened. and it is a freezing cold morning. storm team 4 tracking temperatures. look at those numbers. that will shock your system. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. 5:00 a.m. on this tuesday, november 24th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. storm team 4's chris cimino is here. for danbury, 19. >> rattle your teeth in some of the suburbs. cold temperature down to 21 in stoneykill. rhine beck, 23. teens showing up. danbury. the lowest we find out in the pine barons. west hampton down to 17 degrees. 25 at islip.
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lower 20s and teens. we already made it down to 32 at the freezing mark. look for sunshine mixing with clouds at times. a bit of a recovery back to the 40s. 46 forecasting a high of 47 degrees. little bit after 5:00 a.m. let's find out how the tuesday morning commute treats us so far. lauren? >> things are nice and green. most of you having a bit of a hiccup. we have a highway shut down between mount pleasant road and haupauge road. subways, we have a suspension on the 4 and 6. service suspended in both directions between 86th street and grand con course. we'll have more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. lauren, thank you very much. breaking news now in new jersey. investigators on the scene of a possible fatal fire. happened in fair lawn in bergen county. the house is on berkshire road. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is here with the very latest. tracie? >> reporter: michael, they're
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still shining lights on that home after that fire that broke out here just before midnight. we're going to go ahead and show you some video of smoke billowing from the second floor bedroom of this home on berkshire road around that time. there were several neighboring departments who assisted in all of this. we are now working to confirm reports that two people were killed here. three people possibly injured. we do confirm that one of those injured was a police officer from the fair lawn department. we checked in with them. they say the officer suffered a minor injury here. now a search of this address shows that this is the alliance against homelessness of bergen county. they bill themselves as supportive housing for homeless individuals or people with mental illness and issues of addiction. now, again, we're working to confirm reports of fatalities in this, but i can confirm to you, michael, that the bergen county prosecutor's office is in charge of this. we have seen them going in and out of this home that thankfully at the bottom is all brick so that structure still sound at this point. people are able to get inside,
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but that second floor bedroom, completely gutted. back to you. >> tracie, thank you very much. now to the breaking news we're following overseas. a russian war plane shot down overnight near the syrian border. "today in new york's" kerry barrett is in the newsroom with more. good morning. >> good morning, darlene. videos in the newsroom shot by turkish television station trt. you can see the plane coming down in a ball of fire. turkey confirms it did shoot down the russian war plane today saying this plane violated turkish air space and ignored the warnings. ten warnings they say in a span of five minutes. there's also video that shows one of the pilots pair a chuting to the ground. another one still coming down. then shoeldering wreckage of the plane on the top of a mountain side. russia is denying that their plane crossed the syrian border into turkish skies. russia's defense ministry issuing a statement saying they're looking into the cause of a crash and reiterated their position that the jet was actually over syrian territory
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they also say that they hadn't heard from either pilot since but they're using helicopters, too, we understand to search for them. russia says they believe the jet was downed by artillery fire. turkey says one of its f-15s fired after it ignored its repeated warnings. >> we will check back with you soon. kerry barrett, thank you. following another breaking story, four members of the u.s. military killed in a black hawk helicopter crash. it happened after a training mission in fort hood, texas. the pentagon is looking into the cause of that crash. we don't know the names of the victims yet. we do know they're members of the first army division west. it's a training unit based there at fort hood, one of the nation's largest military bases. >> it is 55067894. time for weather and traffic on the 4s starting with chris cimino. >> hey, chris. >> cold start everywhere. down around the freezing mark, 33. we were at 32.
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first freezing temperatures of the season. coldest morning yet even in some of the suburbs. seeing upper teens showing up. we'll have sunshine mixed with clouds. not as breezy as yesterday. by the afternoon it will start to feel better as the temperatures climb back into the mid and upper 40s. cold, teens, 20s, 33 in town. slow climb out of the 30s and 40s. by 3:00 we should peak with a high in the 40s. we'll take about that and the holiday forecast. talk about the commute, here's lauren. >> a couple minor problems on the roads. overturned tractor-trailer with a debris spill that shuts down the ramp from 21 northbound to route 3. disabled vehicle on route 1 and 9 on wilson avenue in newark. that's in the right lane. things are getting by. something to take note of. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. 5:05. right now crews are rushing to
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fix the water main break in hoboken. people there are being warned. the thanksgiving holiday could be disrupted. toitd in "today in new york's" katherine creag is there. >> reporter: as timing would have it, the holidays are fast approaching. this problem doesn't look like it will be fixed until after thanksgiving. if you take a look around where we are, jackson avenue near patterson avenue, there is flooding all around us. it doesn't look like the water will be receding any time soon. also, we want to show you some photos that suez water new jersey sent us hours ago. this is on their facebook page. you see the repairs. emergency repairs being made to a water main line at the hoboken/jersey city border. work is being done. they say it may not be until after thanksgiving. water will be fully restored to parts of hoboken and jersey city for some residents we talked with, the only water they have is a trickle from their faucets in their kitchens and bathrooms. there are trucks providing safe drinking water stationed all around hoboken.
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a water main break happened on sunday and making matters worse, a valve broke yesterday which extended the repair time and hoboken's mayor said this. >> you're in a high rise building and you've been experiencing low water pressure, then it's possible that's what you're going to be experiencing through thanksgiving and you may want to make your plans accordingly. i wish i could -- i was bearing better news. >> reporter: and we visited some restaurants including jack's cabin in hoboken, which are open but workers believe customers are worried. they're scared away because there's flooding in this immediate area. for food safety concerns, the manager at jack's cabin called the situation devastating. darlene, she said thousands of dollars they've lost every day since sunday when the water main broke. back to you, darlene. >> thank you. new this morning, the man who police said attacked elderly women in the bronx is behind bars.
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nypd tweeting 26-year-old gilreyo turned himself in. he attacked women in their 60s and 70s, hitting them and throwing liquid in their faces in order to steal their purses. no word yet as to which charges he'll face. happening today, french president francoia hollande will visit the white house. he is attempting to build an international bridge. authorities in brussels say the city's going to stay at their high terror alert level well into next week. city schools and their subway systems will be gradually begin to reopen. that won't be until tomorrow. they're expected to remain under tight security when they do. meantime, belgian authorities have charged a fourth person with terrorism-related offenses. most of the 21 others who were detained in recent raids throughout belgium, they have since been released. in france a street cleaner found what appears to be an
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police say the device did not have a detonator. it was discovered in the same area where the terror suspect salah abdeslam's cell phone was located on the 13th. that was the day of the paris attacks. in west chester county, a woman died when her car was hit when a suspect was fleeing from police. the police say officers tried to pull them over but the van crossed into an oncoming lane and hit a person. police say it was not a pursuit but others say differently. >> battalion 1, be advised this originally initiated as a vehicle pursuit from the police. they were pursuing a suspect and apparently they crashed and now we're in a 10-24 with a 10-34, the person is trapped. >> the two suspects involved
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in january suffolk county's long-time police commissioner will call it kwitsds. edward webber is retiring after 34 years with the department. he says he couldn't commit to another 4 years. he wants to spend time with his family. webber's announcement comes as the department faces a federal investigation on police conduct. the chief of the department resigned last month. it's 5:10 right now. just ahead, how google could some day help you get the best deal on a mortgage. plus, no joke here. a clown being haled as a hero. how he jumped into action when he saw something strange on the other side of the road. and there is a chill in the air. here's live pictures. route 3 in rutherford, new jersey. cold there, too. some of you waking up in the teens. your weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up.
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it's 5:13. here are 4 things to know this morning. just in time for the busy holiday rush, the state department issued a worldwide
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travel alert. it advises u.s. citizens to avoid large crowds and crowded places. new york unveiling a new free anti-terror app. it's called if you see something send us something. you're encouraged to take photos of anything unusual, abandoned briefcases or packages. you can upload the pictures on this app. tough news for people in hoboken. water main repairs could take until after the thanksgiving holiday. these are new photos of the repairs being done overnight. ford recalling hundreds of thousands of ford fusions and mercury milan sedans because the gas tank could leak. the model years 2010 and 2011. all right. 5:14. time for weather and traffic on the 4s this tuesday morning. it's chilly. people waking up like, whoa. >> yeah. >> what happened? >> whoa we talked about this. it would be the coldest morning so far and it is. we hit the freezing mark in the city. 33 right now.
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teens and 20s this morning t. will go from cold to quite chilly or cool with less wind out there. great travel for tomorrow. big get away day. looking pretty good. dry and then a mild thanksgiving day. it may be fairly cloudy. we'll explain that. we have a freeze warning in effect in the five boroughs. the exception being staten island. for the first time in a lot of the boroughs we haven't seen that happen. it's happening this morning. that's in effect until 7:00 a.m. out across central portions of new jersey, down to 20 degrees in jackson, 22 at toms river. at the coast it's 27. red bank, 24. 2s. 22 in hillsboro. teens to the north and west of us. 19 monticello and 19 at danbury. west hampton, 17 degrees. generally 20 degrees across central long island. patchy cloud cover coming in from the west. that will mix in with the sunshine through the morning hours. then we'll turn fairly sunny for the afternoon with high clouds especially north of the city. evening looks clear.
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this is what we're talking about for the entire tristate, eastern seaboard, nothing happening throughout the day tomorrow. dry road conditions, got get away weather, that's for sure. notice the clouds coming in as the wind turns on shore tomorrow night into thanksgiving morning. fair amount of low clouds and spotty drizzle down the shore or a sprinkle here or there through the morning hours of thanksgiving. then the clouds probably thin out during the afternoon especially away from the coast on thanksgiving afternoon. it will be mild no matter what. the cloud cover, again, looks like the clouds return for thursday night. then we break out into sunshine. milder temperatures for friday. if you're traveling tomorrow right through friday, dry conditions up and down the eastern seaboard anticipated. no delays. upper midwest, great plains, maybe stormy weather there thursday into friday. you can see that indicative from st. louis to kansas city, places like that, oklahoma city. southwest, it's dry but a little bit cooler than normal. no problems. then again across the pacific northwest into the intermountain
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goes over to mountain snows. travel delays wednesday into thursday. for us, thanksgiving day, patchy low clouds. should make it into the upper 50s. the turkey made it into the oven gone by friday. black friday looks mild. 63 with great weather for shopping. go into the weekend another transition. back to chilly weather. saturday, 52 colder at night. only 40s on sunday and 40s again on monday with another shower is possible. little after 5:17. she's wearing her ranger blue. 13 out of 15. >> nine in a row at home. i'm hoping a lot more blue dresses to come. we have problems on the road heating things up. we have a couple of closures. route 15 in frankfurt, new jersey. route 206 and statesville quarry road. overturned tractor-trailer out there. then heading over to route 21, the ramp coming off the northbound lanes eastbound route 3 is closed with an overturned tractor-trailer. i don't know what's going on out there.
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then let's head over to long island island. we have a closure on the highway between hauppauge road and mount pleasant road. you should be okay out there. as far as the subways go, we have a suspension on the 4 and 6. service is suspended in both directions between 86th street and 149th street grand con course. you can take the bus instead. m 86, m 101 or m 103. they make stops near the stations that the 4 and 6 are not servicing. i'll continue to keep an eye on that. alternate side of the street parking is in effect. 5:18. news for your health. there's a new study finding crib bumpers can be more dangerous than first thought. consumer product safety commission previously reported 48 deaths attributed to crib bumpers from 1985 to 2012, but after looking at data from other sources researchers found an additional 32-related bumper deaths in that same period. the incidents occurred in the
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in this morning cnbc home report new home buyers can use google as the next mortgage broker. all you need to do is plug in the numbers and it makes the rest of the home shopping experience seamless. right now the service is only available in california, but google plans to add other states soon. well, it was no laughing matter for a clown in toronto who helped rescue two women from an attacker. shane falderman who is also known as dodo the clown was driving his hummer in full costume when he noticed a man acting strange. dodo says he saw the man take a swing at two women. that's when he yelled for them to get in his car. shane's cousin and two other clowns also in the car, so with everyone safe inside, they watched the man rip off his side-view mirror. >> first thing when i got home, i don't want to get emotional, especially first thing my daughter, 12 years old, came up and said, dad, you're my hero.
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i get emotional. >> dodo believes the situation would have been much worse if he hadn't stepped in. the man who tried to attack the women now faces three charges. he did the right thing. >> he did. >> you get the sense that there's three clowns. >> in a hummer. >> involved in the situation. >> three clowns pull up in a hum mer. >> i wonder about the police officer having to write that report. >> they did a great thing. they really did. glad there were. >> good work, dodo. it's 5:20 on this tuesday morning. the new additions you have to see at one of our local zoos. good thing it's not swimming season. the feeding frenzy.
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who coined the term "side bread?"
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because there's nothing "side" about this bread. it may look like the moon. but it's the star of the show. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. unleash the power of dough.
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welcome back. looking at the belt parkway. 33 degrees out. it's a tuesday morning. if you're afraid of sharks, the video we're going to show you could give you nightmares. >> wow. >> dozens of sharks in a feeding frenzy close to the shore in walton county, florida. the sharks stayed in the area for about an hour. swimmers cleared out, of course. >> right. >> so no one ended up getting hurt.
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that's not just one shark sighting, that's a feeding frenzy. >> clearing out would be the good thing to do. >> i would be in the car. a pair of red pandas call brooklyn home. >> the panda cubs, one boy, one girl born at the prospect park zoo are joining their mom on the discovery trail. it was part of a breeding program. red pandas are listed as vulnerable by the international union of conservation of nature. beautiful animals. we have one right on the run, one on the loose. he was rescued. that's great. >> you really see it's a mix of the traditional panda. >> with raccoon. >> raccoon in them. >> beautiful animals. great markings. i wonder if they can handle the cold? i guess they can to a degree. they have that coat. >> there you go. >> you'll need the coat, the big-time winter coat. i reached back and said, nah, this jacket will not do.
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24 in sayville. 17 degrees in west hampton. 19 degrees in danbury, connecticut. the city itself, 33 right now. look for sunshine mixed with clouds at times. early patch of clouds we have to get through. 47 the late-day high. another cold night. not quite as cold in the city, 36. 20s in most of the suburbs. supposed to moderate. pretty good weather forget away day tomorrow. even milder. we'll talk about that. >> before the get away, we have another commute problem. >> problems for this commute. new accident out there. live look at the long island expressway. this is heading westbound before queens boulevard where that accident is by exit 19. that blocks the right lane. delays are building quickly out there. leave yourself extra time unless you want to head to the service road around that and take some local streets through queens. we'll take a look at your bus checklist. a couple of detours. b-62 and m 66 for new york city.
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new jersey transits, 86, 123 and 404 on doe tour. just ahead, mta worker terrorized. what this man threatened to do. >> plus, a 4 investigates exclusive. the e-mail mistake that put thousands of patients at risk. >> reporter: and i'm katherine creag live in hoboken where you can see the streets are still flooded. the aftermath of a water main break. it looks like the problem won't be fixed until after thanksgiving. we'll have the latest coming up. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you.
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breaking news in new jersey. here's a live look at a home that went up in flames overnight. right now an investigation into a possible fatal fire. thanksgiving in hoboken could be challenging. why water main repairs could take days. and a freezing cold morning. temperatures taking a big dip overnight. "today in new york" starts now. that's a dip all right. good morning, everyone. tuesday morning. it is november 24th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. chris cimino here with the forecast. chris, this is double jacket weather. >> at least and then some. layered up today, that's the best way to go. as we go through the afternoon it gets a little bit more comfortable.
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still chilly and below normal. starting out flirting with freezing. we slipped to 32. 33 in the city. 17 in westhampton. 25 in islip. danbury, monticello. teens in northwest new jersey. bridgewater down to 20. long branch, 27 degrees. have a freeze warning in effect in the five boroughs. staten island. this is the first freeze in the city. day planner, lots of patch yes clouds and then a mix of sub and high clouds. 46 by noontime. forecasting highs of 47. with a little less wind some of the sting gets taken out of the cold. anything to the commute so far? >> we have a service suspension on the 4 and 6. service is suspended in both directions between 86th street and 149th street grand concourse. that's a big stretch from manhattan getting into the bronx and vice versa. your best bet would be to use the bus routes. otherwise, rails moving along nicely getting on the roads. we do have an issue in long
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island. we will led over to nesconset highway. you'll need to take local streets. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. 5:30 right now. breaking news in new jersey. investigators on the scene of a possible fatal fire. it happened in fair lawn in bergen county. the house is on berkshire road. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is there. tracie. >> reporter: darlene, we were able to uncover this address on berkshire road actually belongs to a home for the alliance against homelessness in bergen county. they offer supportive services. they're like a group home for people with mental illnesses or issues of addiction. they were helped with this fire from people from neighboring departments. all much this happening before midnight on berkshire road. it's unclear how many alarms this fire was. it's pretty clear it happened in the second floor bedroom. we're working to confirm reports
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bergen county prosecutor's office is in charge of this investigation. now that the flames are under control we did see smoke shooting out of that second floor bedroom. there were reports of people being rescued from the top of this building, specifically the roof of it. i was able to uncover that a bergen county police officer from fair lawn, he was injured as a result of trying to help someone here. that's something the department confirmed. again, darlene, that was a minor injury. still unclear just how many people perished in this fire. back to you. >> all right. tracie strahan, thank you. breaking news from overseas. we have gotten video of the russian fighter jet shot down in turkey. this was along the syrian border. we saw that plane crash as well. also parachutes deployed. turkish forces claim they shot down the plane after repeated warnings to the pilot they were violating turkish air space. now the russians insist their jet was never over turkey.
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update on this developing story. major international story at the top of the hour. new this morning, the man who police say attacked elderly women in the bronx is now behind bars. the nypd tweeted overnight the 26-year-old turned himself in. police say he attacked and robbed three women in their 60s and 70s, hitting them, sometimes throwing liquid in their faces, in order to steal their purses. no word yet on which charges he will face. >> also new this morning, police need your help finding a robber who threatened to set an mta token booth clerk on fire -- or a booth on fire with the worker inside. police say this man slipped a note to the worker with the prospect avenue train station saturday night. the note demanded money. it threatened to burn her alive. the clerk said she saw liquid in the money tray and a lighter in the suspect's hand. she quickly blocked that window and then hit the emergency button. that scared the man off. >> this morning a 4 investigates exclusive. almost 15,000 patients could be
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at risk for identity theft. an e-mail with their sensitive information was accidentally shared by someone at dr. mary ruth buckness's office. she's a dermatologist in soho. missy brown was one of the e-mail recipients. she said she clicked on the e-mail labeled coupon but got a spreadsheet of client information instead. >> i immediately searched for my name to see if my social security number and date of birth were in there. they were not, but my husband's were. >> how and why that file was sent out is not clear. missy says the receptionist told her they are recalling the e-mail. you can recall it, but it's already been sent, you can't get it back. 5:34. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. chris, is this the coldest morning of the year we've had so far? >> well, most of the area it is. some folks have been a little bit colder than others. for the city, it certainly is. central park, 32 degrees. first time that's happened since april 1st of this year. the coldest morning in many areas. it's going to mild up a little bit this afternoon.
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not dramatically so. still staying below normal. sunshine, clouds mixed in. temperatures to the mid and upper 40s this afternoon. it won't be as breezy. it will feel a little bit more comfortable comfortable. the gloves and hat in the suburbs. 33 in town right now. slowly going from the 30s to 40s by mid to late afternoon. forecasting a high of 47. we have 50s and 60s in our seven day. we'll talk about that in a little bit. let's find out the latest on the commute. here's lauren. >> thanks, chris. a couple of problems on the road. route 15 shut down in frankfurt, new jersey, between route 206 and statesville road. over on route 21, the ramp coming off northbound route 21 to route 3 eastbound closed with an overturned tractor-trailer. not sure what's going on this morning, but we also have an accident on the l.i.e. live look outside. this is not an overturned tractor-trailer. it is an accident in the right lane after queens boulevard in the distance. you can see flashing lights. delays are building.
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that's a spot to just leave yourself extra time and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. it is 5:35 now. people in hoboken, they're going to have to rethink their holiday plans in some cases. we're told that massive water main break may not be fixed until after thanksgiving. today in new york's katherine creag is in hoboken where they've been working to get things right, kat. >> reporter: they certainly have. you're talking about disrupting holiday plans and daily rituals. a couple told us they can't be take showers because they have no water pressure. here's the situation. out in the streets you see the flooded street here, jackson and pat ter son avenue. there's still a foot of water here. it doesn't look like it's receding any time soon. we also want to show you some photos. what's happening right now, suez water north jersey sent us these pictures showing emergency repairs being made to a water main line at the hoboken jersey city border.
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work is being done but they say it may not be done until after thanksgiving that water will be fully restored to parts of hoboken and jersey city. for some residents we talked to the only water they have is a trick from their faucet. trucks are providing safe drinking water around hoboken. a water main fwlaek happened on sunday just got worse when a valve broke yesterday which extended the repair time with low or no water pressure. residents tell us they are frustrated. >> i couldn't shower because i had no water running at all. >> i'm going to go to my friend's and take a shower in manhattan. >> reporter: the mayor of hoboken has not ruled out declaring a state of emergency if the situation gets worse. michael, already residents have been told to conserve water. the state of emergency, what it would do is force businesses to conserve water as well. back to you. >> they've already been hard hit by what's been going on now. kat, thank so much. president obama will host french president francois hollande today. they will discuss efforts to
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fight isis. nbc news has learned that hollande will ask for more forces. president obama indicated he has no plans to change the current u.s. strategy. just as the busiest travel season of the year is about to get underway. americans are getting a warning about heading overseas. the state department issued a worldwide travel alert. it cites the increased risk of another terror attack. now the alert does not mention any specific threat but it does advise u.s. citizens to be cautious in public places and to avoid large crowds. brus lls stay at its highest terror alert level for a week. city schools and subway systems expected to begin reopening tomorrow. meanwhile, belgian authorities have charged now a fourth person with terrorism related offenses. most of the others were detained in the recent raids around the country. they have now been released. in france a street cleaner found what appears to be an explosive belt found in a paris suburb. police say it contained the same
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november 13th attacks in paris. it was found in the same area where the fugitive terror suspect salah abdeslam's cell phone was found on the day of the attacks. republican presidential candidate donald trump insists he saw muslims in new jersey celebrating the attack on the twin towers. >> i start getting phone calls in my office by the hundreds that they were there and they saw this take place! >> trump spoke last night in ohio. he cited an article about the celebration in "the washington post." they insist they have no record of that account. reporters at the "newark star ledger" say it never happened. >> there's no record of anything that he said. we would hope that going forward he'd be more responsible. >> at first republican candidate ben carson said he also saw the jersey city celebration. later he corrected himself saying he actually saw celebrations in the middle east.
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jury testimony in the eric garner case will remain sealed. that decision coming from new york state's highest court. activists wanted everything made public. they wanted to see why officers were not charged in garner's death. video sparked debate as to whether police used a deadly chokehold. the civilian complaint review board now agrees that atlanta hawks player sefolosha was wrongly arrested in april. the ruling found that police did not use excessive force. sefolosha claimed that they broke his leg in the scuffle. in october the nba star was acquitted of all charges. a proposal that could make it easier to get to one of our airports. plus, the teenager detained over the homemade clock he brought to school. he wants an apology and a whole lot more. grab your hat and scarf and whatever else you need. it's cold out there. you're watching "today in new
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beautiful view there of the chrysler building. one of the most beautiful buildings i think in the town of manhattan.
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build by imagination. saks fifth avenue unveiled the holiday windows. a new theatrical light show. look at that, darlene. >> beautiful. >> the winter palace scene is unlike anything it's done before. the light show is now interactive and the holiday team will extend into each department. sax really saka one of the iconic stores. last night the performers fine tuned the dance routines. full change. getting ready for the monster of manhattan. you can watch the macy's thanksgiving day parade on nbc 4. the coverage beginning at 9:00. darlene, it will not be as cold as it is. >> i know. i'm really happy to hear that. you're looking at the holiday displays, chris. i don't know if you had a chance to walk on fifth avenue. you know what lord and taylor did, they had scaffolding and they completely transformed the
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they covered it in grass and beautiful lights and it's actually nice to walk underneath it. >> scaffolding that looks good because it's all over the city. >> very clever. that saks display, i watched it go up. it is stunning. it's amazing. >> when you walked inside, they did a nice job. >> this is something new for them. it's awesome. people go to see the windows. >> darlene will be wearing the hat. >> wearing that tomorrow. that's my thanksgiving outfit. >> with an apron. >> tweet photos. we have our own lights going on. they look so meager. we'll light the tree on december 2nd here. meantime, the cold weather we have is going to ease up a little bit. just in time for the thanksgiving day parade. it should be a little more comfortable. certainly 33 and clear. weather headlines, coldest morning for some of us. it will get a little bit better. tomorrow big travel day. great. dry weather, sunny, not a problem.
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looks like a relatively mild thanksgiving day with clouds in the picture. no rain of any consequence. the five boroughs with no exception. staten island. we're seeing temperatures at or below freezing. that's in effect until 7:00 a.m. this morning. we're at 33. sheep's head bay, very close to freezing. 34 in astoria. only 22 in armonk. further towards the north, we're seeing teens, 19 danbury, 20 poughkeepsie. 17 degrees in westhampton. 25 at islip. 27 down in long branch. everybody for the most part is below the freezing mark. some cloud cover working its way on through for the morning hours. this will start to thin on out with time. we'll see clouds around especially early today blocking out the sun a little bit. then the clouds will thin out as we go into the afternoon. higher cloud cover. sun and clouds. 47 expected high by the end of the day. tonight moonlit sky, 36 mid town.
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cold night overnight and cold start tomorrow. little bit better tomorrow afternoon. excellent traveling weather with excellent sunshine. nearby throughout the northeast corridor, no problems through the middle atlantic states looking good, too. the rest of the country taking to the air, big hubs like chicago and atlanta looking good. 40s in chicago and atlanta. maybe stormy weather and unsettled weather in salt lake city. denver, phoenix, l.a., san fran with temperatures in the low 40s. nice travel weather. upper 50s with patchy low clouds around especially in the morning hours. could break up for some sun or peaks of sun in the afternoon. even warmer on friday. black friday, 63 degrees with clouds and sunshine mixed. then we see a transition. a couple of showers on saturday. the first half of the day 567892 and colder at night back to the 30s. then chilly stuff back in here on sunday. sun and clouds. chilly shower or two on monday with a high temperature of 46 degrees. approaching 5:40.
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let's find out about the tuesday morning commute. here's lauren. >> thanks, chris. on the fdr drive, here's what it looks like by 127th street. traffic moving very slowly through here. you still have a lane or two blocked once you get to 96. delays continue to build. they go into the 130s. a live look outside at the long island expressway in queens. it's a slow ride heading westbound after exit 19 queens boulevard. that's in the right lane. lanes go back to the clear view. build extra time in this morning if that's your commute. we have some other problems out there as well on long island. nesconset highway shut down between hauppauge road and mount pleasant road. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. thank you very much, lauren. here's a new plan to help you leave your car at home when you go to la guard yeah airport. transit activists want the q 70
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bus to be turned into a free shuttle. it runs directly from the 74th street roosevelt subway stop to laguardia terminals. there's a connection to the woodside station. the mta says that deal is not cost effective. the texas teenager arrested for taking a homemade clock to school is seeking money and an apology. lawyers for ahmed mohamed sent letters demanding $15 million in compensation and apologies from both the mayor and the police chef. ahmed was arrested in september when the teacher mistook his homemade project for a bomb. the family says their son was treated poorly. tom brady's deflated scandal is far from over. the u.s. court of appeals will hear oral arguments in march involving the patriots kwn. it could finally be resolved or it could get kicked up to the u.s. supreme court. the nfl is appealing a lower court's ruling that dismissed
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brady's four game suspension earlier this year. talk about this. st. louis rams and the nfl facing questions now about their concussion protocols after a player was clearly in trouble during a recent game. it's rams quarterback case keenum. watch this play here. he's tackled. his head bounces off the field after he took a sack on sunday. he had a hard time trying to get up. he did stay in the game though and he was later diagnosed with a concussion. now the rams coaching staff and the nfl's own injury spotters are facing scrutiny. >> to see him get up and be so obviously in distress, how anybody could have left him in the game was just -- you know, it's just awful. >> the nfl says it's now reviewing why keenum wasn't evaluated by a doctor as required. the league says it's also going to make everyone aware of concussion protocols before games that come up this week. they're aware of concussion protocols. >> right. >> it's 5:50. right now new jersey police deputy went above and beyond the
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call of duty when he came to the rescue of one of the stays's wilder residents. >> bud, come here. i'll get it. come here, dude, you've got to get this off your head, man. >> i love how he talks to him. >> this is not your typical police pursuit. that's jonathan whitney chasing down a skunk. he somehow got his head stuck in a juice carton. >> i felt really bad for it. i figured it was either going to get hit by a car or an animal was going to attack it. i realized if i didn't at that i can it off, there was no way he was going to get that thing off. >> the video has been viewed thousands of times on the department's facebook page. he did the right thing. >> i didn't know if he was talking to the squirrel. >> you want to sort of make it peaceful. >> come over here. >> and what if the skunk went, oh, okay joompt ahead it is an impressive guest list. the event that's taking place at the white house. and one little boy's mission to say thank you. what inspired him to visit every police precinct in new york
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we have a subway issue.
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service has been restored. avenue. roads. good thing we have ky symington live over the scene of this overturned tractor-trailer. this is in clifton, new jersey. it shuts down the ramp from northbound route 21 to eastbound route 3. it also shuts down the ramp from 3 to 21. so you can see there out there this out. it definitely can cause headaches from the morning commute. we're not seeing any delays. you won't be able to get on 3 there 21. thanks so much. a little boy is on a mission and he wants to give a special thank you to every police officer in our city. >> 7-year-old zachary baccara is hand delivering thank you cards to more than 34,000 nypd officers. >> police department, city of new york. >> sweet boy. little zachary has a love for the nypd's real live super heroes. last december after two officers
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were murdered in their patrol car zachary decided to show his thanks. >> we went to where it happened and he actually started to cry. so he was like, mom, i want to do something. >> since that day his mother spends her only day off from work making her rounds to every police precinct. so far zachary has visited 60 of the 70 police precincts. i met zachary and his mother and they honored him recently. he's a lovely child. his mother is a wonderful woman. he really feels this sense of gratitude and he wants to show them. they appreciate tnchts the police officers appreciate it, they really do. coming up at 6:00, double check your credit card statements. retailers are concerned about a new potential data breach. 6:00 a.m., customer complaints answered. red lobster making a change to one of its biggest ingredients. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. download the news 4 app on your mobile device. we'll be back in two minutes.
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there are conflicting accounts of just what happened. >> plus, new concerns over potential data braechgs ahead of the busy holiday season. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday morning. it is november 24th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. you'll notice a change in the air. let's check in with storm team 4's chris cimino. >> especially in the suburbs, down in the teens and low 20s. jackson, new jersey, for example, howell, 22. sayerville, 24. woodbridge, same number, 24. toms river up against coastal areas it's 24 in red back. the city relatively speaking is the warm spot at 34. jump to white planes, 24. 19 in danbury and 17 out in west hampton.
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patchy clouds especially west of the city. teens and 20s. 34 in town right now. a slow climb from the 30s into the 40s this afternoon with sunshine and a few high clouds. less breeze. some of this gets taken out of the cold. milder days ahead. we'll get to that. 6:01. stick to the commute with lauren. >> things starting to slow down. an accident westbound on the l.i.e. that cleared because delays are easing a bit. we have pretty heavy delays due to road work. this is what it looks like out on the 130. very slow ride. that will take you to 96 and then it will open up again. we also have problems in new jersey. we have kei symington over a tractor-trailer accident out there and debris spilled. off the ramp northbound to route 21 and eastbound to route 3. that is shut down so you will not be able to go through that way. it's a bit of a mess but crews are on the scene trying to clear that out. no major delays because of this. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. in new jersey, a possible
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fatal fire on berkshire road near north midland avenue. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is there. what are you hearing about what may have happened? >> reporter: i just spoke off camera, michael, to a couple of fair lawn police officers that are telling us that a couple of their officers were involved in the effort here when flames broke out. matter of fact, one of them suffered a minor injury trying to pull a woman to safety just before midnight. show you some video of what it looks like here on berkshire road when all of this was happening. on the website, we do know that a fair lawn police officer suffered a minor injury. there are several reports of victims being removed here. it's unclear how many people
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were inside or how many peo e perished. we can confirm to you that the bergen county prosecutor's office is in charge of this investigation. back to you. >> tracie, thank you very much. we're also following breaking news overseas. a russian war plane shot down near the border of syria and turkey. "today in new york's" kerry barrett following it all from the newsroom. kerry? >> reporter: darlene, this story is developing. new video of not only the plane coming down but video now of the search for the two pilots. turkish f-16s shot down a russian war plane after it said that that plane had ignored repeated warnings. there it is coming down right now. ten warnings they say in five minutes to turn back. that it had crossed the syrian border and flown into turkish air space. now russia says that plane was never in turkish territory. it says it's looking into the circumstances around the crash. they are saying that it was syrian territory. the russian ministry say the
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ground, one coming down. moscow has had no contact with either of them since. they do have choppers up now and that's video of that looking for these two pilots who parachuted out. again, no word from them. no idea of what their condition is. last month though to give this a little bit of perspective, turkish jets shot down an unidentified drone that they say had violated their air space as well. here's why all of this is especially dicey. turkey's a nato member and it had accused russia of intrude ing into its air space earlier. the u.s. air command had deployed two u.s.f-15s to secure the skies. in october nato's governing body warned russia it was courting extreme danger sending planes into turkish air. this has the possibility of going very, very badly, darlene. we'll stay on top of it and bring you the latest.
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>> right now it's before time for weather and traffic on the 4s. getting kids ready for school, chris, it will be scarves, hat and gloves. >> and the glove thing. standing at the bus stop certainly need the gloves. hands cold. we're talking about some of the suburbs, upper teens and 20s. coldest morning yet in many areas. not necessarily all areas. sunshine, clouds at time. i think clouds early. middle of the day it's like sunshine with wispy high clouds. the high should reach the mid to upper 40s before the day is through. the day planner, again, kind of a mixed sky of sun and clouds. starting out at 34 in the city. much colder in the suburbs. 36 by noon. 50s and 60s on the horizon. let's get the latest on the commute. >> talk about the bus detours. the b 62 and m 66 for new york city and nj transit 86, 123 and 404 today. we also have an issue on the 6 train because of mechanical
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uptown trains running express. that's our only subway problem and rail problem. commuter checklist. all the major commuter linings are running on or close to schedule. you need to move your car today. alternate side parking rules are in effect. 6:0 of now 6 now. the fight with isis is taking the white house. hollande will ask for more u.s. forces, special forces on the ground in syria. president obama's previously indicated he opposes that idea. hollande also trying to put together a coalition to defeat isis. he met with british prime minister david cameron yesterday. he'll head to moscow on thursday. complicating matters, of course, is the downing of that russian plane today. a street cleaner in a paris suburb appears to have found what was an explosive belt inside a trash can. police say it contained the same types of materials and explosives used in the november 13th attacks in paris.
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area where the fugitive suspect salah abdeslam's cell phone was found on the day of the attacks. the u.s. state department issued a worldwide travel alert. the alert does not mention any specific threats but it does warn travelers to exercise caution, be aware of their immediate surroundings. it also advises u.s. citizens to avoid large crowds and crowded places. coming up on the "today" show, a look at how the new alert can impact your holiday travel plans. that's ahead at 7:00 a.m. the man accused of killing an nypd officer in east harlem will go before a judge today. 31-year-old tyrone howard will formally be arraigned for the murder of officer randolph holder last month. howard was sentenced to 12 years in prison. that was two weeks ago. now that's for an unrelated drug charge. before that howard was in a drug treatment program that allowed him to avoid prison at the time officer holder was shot and killed. happening now, work being
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done to repair a water main in new jersey. here's a live look at patterson and jackson in hoboken. you can see water still flooding the streets in the area where the main broke on sunday. the break left people in hoboken and jersey city with no water. the broken valve compounded the problem. in 30 minutes news 4@katherine creag will be live. in this morning's cnbc money report, you may want to keep a close eye on your credit card statement. cnbc's landon dowdy joins us. >> especially careful, michael, because it is almost black friday. consumers will be out shopping. u.s. retailers are searching for evidence of data breaches after a cyber security form warned them about new malicious software that can steal debit and credit card information. the malware called montos can inflow vat all security software. it can get card numbers from
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retailer's checkout systems. eyesight isn't naming any source that may have been targeted. red lobster isn't going to skimp on its shrimp. they're telling seafood lovers that the shrimp are too small and it's doing something about t. it's plumping up the size of the shrimp in response to the customers requests. it is the biggest seafood chain by 33 million pounds of shrimp a year. talk about shrimp. they will be pumping the shrimp up to 86%. >> they were small. >> there you go. the shrimp were -- >> they were shrimpy. >> i like the biscuits. >> all right. good enough. thank you, landon. still ahead, text message scam we'll share a new warning that comes from a local bank. plus, emotional moment for mayor de blasio. what brought him to tears. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you see the mayor there. we'll have that story for you
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have a tip for new york's biggest iteam, call 866-news-244. it's 6:13. your 4 things to know this morning. we're following breaking news in new jersey. the bergen county prosecutor's on the scene of a possible pa fatal fire in fair lawn. tracie strahan is on the scene for us as well waiting for an update. there's also breaking news from overseas. a russian fighter jet shot down over the turkey/syrian border. they shot that plane down after repeated orders they were violating air space. russia insists their jet was never over turkey. new york unveiled a free new york app. if you see something send something.
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you're encouraged to take photos of anything unusual and upload those pictures on the app. today 17 americans including the late yankee great yogi berra will be awarded the presidential medal of freedom. director steven spielberg, singers james taylor and barbara streisand also being honored. great ceremony, great americans gathered at the white house. >> incredible group. congratulations to all of them. >> james taylor. meanwhile, time for weather and traffic on the 4s. check in with chris cimino. >> 34 here in the city. that's the warmest temperature i could find throughout the entire tristate. that puts it into perspective how cold it is this morning. very cold start. by afternoon the cold eases a little bit. less wind, too. for tomorrow, that's a big tramp day. looking good. looks like a relatively mild thanks giving day although there may be low clouds you have to contend with. head over to fairfield county, boy, it's chilly.
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you head towards the city at 34, but it drops off to 24 in white plains. to the south, long branch is 27. to the west, morristown is 21. then you see some teens, monticello, danbury. westhampton down to 17 degrees. school day forecast. bundle up the kids at the forecast starting out in the 20s and 30s. recess time kind of cool. sun and clouds 46. dismissal time 47. any after school activities should be chilly and quiet with less wind out there. a partly sunny sky, temperatures mid 40s. you do see clouds across all the state of pennsylvania and new jersey and out towards the city. during the morning hours i think we'll have clouds mixing with our sunshine. they'll tend to break up a little bit later on in the afternoon. not a totally bright, sunny day throughout. kind of a mixed bag. you can see on future tracker. morning clouds. dissipate by 1:00, 2:00. more towards the north. overnight generally clear and cold again. tomorrow, beautiful. starting o you the at 8:00 a.m. move forward through time
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through 7:00 tomorrow night. barely a cloud in the sky. then the clouds roll in off the shore. tomorrow night into thanksgiving that's where we think there will be cloud cover around. 1:00 in the afternoon, i don't think thanksgiving will be a bright looking day. there may be breaks here and there late in the afternoon west of the city. for the most part, a lot of low clouds. friday we may get into a little bit more sunshine and milder temperatures. 47 is the best we do. yesterday we made it to 44. 36 the low tonight. that's in the city. 20s again in the suburbs and as we look to thanksgiving day, we're talking about upper 50s with low clouds around. still pretty comfortable. not bad. can't complain when you think of how nasty it can be on thanksgiving day. 63 on friday. great for the shoppers though. then we run the risk of a couple of showers on saturday especially early in the day. colder in the night behind that 567892 and 30s at the night. upper 40s sunday. clouds gather and a couple showers or two. let's see if there are any issues and problems for the roads and rails.
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>> yeah, this came in two seconds ago. f train service suspended in both directions between avenue x and stillwell avenue. i'll continue to keep you updated. we still have nesconset avenue shut down. this also came in, cross island accident heading northbound by hempstead turnpike in the left lane. delays back onto the southern state parkway. over on the fdr drive, very heavy delays as you make your way from the harlem river drive. the triborough bridge, we have reports of an accident. you can see stop-and-go traffic for a while. leave yourself extra time. head over to the henry hudson highway. better option. problems in new jersey. ky symington is live over the scene of a tractor-trailer accident there. almost looks jackknifed. there's a debris spill there. this shuts down the ramp from route 3 to route 21. plenty of flashing lights. delays are not so bad.
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you can see slowdown throughout this area. things still moving along. continue to keep you posted on that. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. police in new orleans arrested a suspect in the shooting of a tulane medical student. 25-year-old uric kab is euric cain is facing attempted murder, robbery charges. he confessed to shooting medical student peter gold. gold reportedly stepped in to stop a possible kidnapping. investigators say cain shot gold in the stomach and then with this chilling video you can see he tried to shoot him in the head but the gun joomd donald trump keeping his latest political controversy alive by insisting muslims in jersey city celebrated the september 11th attacks. >> i started getting phone calls in my office by the hundreds that they were there and they saw this take place. >> republican presidential candidate speaking last night in ohio. he said the celebration was
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but that newspaper says trump is wrong. "the star ledger" disputes trump's account. >> ben carson said he also saw the jersey city celebration. later he corrected himself saying he saw celebrations but they were in the mid east. the texas teenager arrested for taking a homemade clock to school is taking legal action. lawyers for ahmed mohamed sent letters to the school of irving and the school district demanding $15 million of compensation and letters of apology. ahmed was arrested in september after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb. his family says ahmed was publicly mistreated and they are threatening to sue. coming up on 6:20. still ahead, news 4 exclusive. why the private information of thousands of patients could be at risk. and don't forget, follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram. michaelg4ny, darlene4ny.
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6:23 right now. beautiful view from downtown from our sky cam. this pair of rare red pandas, they're taking their place at the prospect park. >> the wookies from "star wars." >> brother and sister were born this past surm mer.
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discovery trail habitat. >> adorable. a cross between a fox and raccoon. >> prospect park zoo is great. another excuse to get out there. >> not so unique is our weather. see what happens. we've been getting a little sampling of that. 34 in the city. you look at the temperatures in the rest of the area. 34 not bad. 24 in white plains. 19 i hen danbury. 17 in west hampton. 19 up in monticello. lots of folks in the low to mid 20s. not a lot of wind stirring up the air. what you see is what you get or feel so to speak. expecting high in the mid to upper 40s. clouds and sun mixed, less windy. tonight look for clear skies. chilly. due in the city for 20s in the suburbs. moderating trend gets underway. that will carry us in the holiday. be thankful. >> we always are.
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lauren, my friend? >> we have a subway suspension because of switching problems. for f commuters, the f train, service suspended in both directions between avenue x and stillwell avenue, as i said, because of switching problems. otherwise the rails look good. in bound side of the lincoln tunnel as cars and trucks come around the helix slowly. it will take you 20 minutes between the turnpike and the tolls. over at the george washington bridge about ten minutes. at the who will land, about 15. not so bad yet. >> all right, lauren. thank you. 6:25 right now on this tuesday. coming up next, we'll have an update on the breaking news in new jersey. >> reporter: i'm tracie strahan. live in fair lawn, new jersey, where two people reportedly died in a late night fire at a group home. get the very latest on what's happening here now coming up. >> reporter: and i'm katherine creag live in hoboken where a water main break that disrupted daily routines looks like it's going to last past thanksgiving. you'll hear from frustrated residents coming up.
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breaking news. a possible deadly fire in new jersey. we're learning with the residents. home. >> breaking, a russian war plane shot down in the syrian border. there are conflicting reports of just what happened. plus, thanks giving with no water? crews are working around the clock to stop that from happening in hoboken. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. it's 6:30 a.m. i'm mike car gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. good morning. cold morning to start. central park did get to 32 degrees even though it's 34. officially a freeze warning in effect of the five boroughs. exception being staten island. 7:00 a.m. ready to expire. low 20s north and west. wallpack, 21. same number in califan. upper 20s in farming dale. down the shore as well. white plains, chilly 24.
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danbury at 19 degrees to start the day. clouds mixed with sunshine eye specially this morning. then they'll thin out. 46 by noontime. forecasting a high of 47 degrees. we've got a 60 degree day in our seven day forecast. show you which one in a bit. talking about the commute. here's lauren. >> good morning. f commuters a service suspension between avenue x and stillwell avenue. all because of signal problems. otherwise, the rales look good. getting on the roads, the harlem river drive, a rough ride this morning. super slow out there. out in the 130s. we have reports of an accident and late-running construction out there as you get into the 90s. leave yourself some time. head over to the west side. much better option. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> thank you so much. breaking news in new jersey. a possible fatal fire on berkshire road near north mid lan avenue. "today in new york's" tracie strahan. tracie. >> reporter: darlene, we're now hearing from the director of the alliance against homelessness in
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bergen county that runs what was a group home on berkshire road. that person saying that two people died inside of this home. others were inside at the time when flames broke out just before midnight. we have video of thick, black smoke billowing from a second floor bedroom before midnight when all of this was happening. several area departments aided in the operation here. we spoke off camera to a fair lawn police officer. he says that one of their officers actually tried to rescue someone on the roof of this home when all of this was going on. very chaotic scene. i did reach out to fair lawn police department. they told me that one of their officers actually did suffer a minor injury as a result of this. it's unclear how many people were inside of the home at the time, but we can tell you, darlene, bergen county prosecutor's office now in charge of this investigation as the alliance against homelessness that helps people with mental illness or addiction issues says that two people that lived in the home on berkshire road were killed here today. back to you. >> tracie strahan. tracie, thank you.
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we are following breaking news. a russian fighter jet downed by the turkish military, now we have new video. turkish officials released this tracking map to back up the plane that the russian plane violated the air space. they shot the jet down near the syrian border after repeated orders. you see the plane going down. now we see russian helicopters. are they looking for them turkey. it shows the pilots parachuting to the ground. four members of the u.s. military killed in a black hawk helicopter crash in a training mish shan at fort hood, texas. the pentagon is looking into the cause of the crash. we don't know the names of the victims. we know they're members of the first army division training west. the nypd tweeted overnight 26-year-old roberto turned
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himself in. police say he attacked and robbed three women in their 60s and 70s, hitting them, sometimes even throwing liquid in their faces in order to steal their purses. no word yet on which charges he will face. new york city schools making a push to change the face of its teachers according to "the wall street journal." the city is rolling out a $16.5 million plan to recruit and retain 1,000 male teachers of color. the effort is led by the city's young men's initiative. the hope is to have the teaching staff better reflect the student population. in connecticut webster bank warning customers of a possible fishing scam with text messages. as we see, the text asks customers to review details because they're performing maintenance work on their network. the waterbury based bank says it's all a scam. if you get this text message, delete it. don't click on it or anything like that. if you have any questions, you can always call the bank.
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sometimes you'll get the message from a company. >> sometimes they call and set up numbers where if you call back it answers as the company and the same with the e-mails. >> right. >> the e-mail addresses look very legitimate. have to be careful. 6:34. so we have to take care to bundle up as well as we head out this morning. it's cold. >> yeah. this is obvious. light jacket. we have coat wearing weather this morning, indeed. some of the coldest temperatures so far this season for many. the sunshine, mix of clouds at times today. it looks like by afternoon the breeze eases up. by afternoon looking at upper 40s. it feels comfortable. certainly a very, very cold start. coldest we've seen all season. 34 in the city. we were down to 32. we're up a couple of degrees. back to the 40s. upper 40s by 3:00. some changes as we head towards the holiday. we'll talk about that in the weekend forecast. let's talk about the commute.
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we had a problem out there for quite a while in sussex county, nesconset highway. there's investigation out there. that's a little bit of a stretch. you'll have to take local streets to get around it. we have an accident on the cross island by hempstead turnpike. delays back to the southern state. this just came in, accident on the northbound on the van wyck expressway. stop and go off a few exits there. alternate side of the street parking in effect. next weather and traffic update on the 4s. 6:35 for an update on the major water main break in hoboken. things may not be back to normal until after thanksgiving. katherine creag has patterson avenue in new jersey. it's a water logged mess. still that way, kat. >> reporter: it's awful, darlene. take a look at this street. this is one of many streets in the hoboken area right by the jersey city border. you can see there is still flooding.
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one police officer tells us because there are so many streets closed that it's difficult for people to get to the lincoln tunnel or holland tunnel. we want to show you some photos from the utility. suez water north jersey, there workers are making emergency repairs to the water main line at the hoboken/jersey city border. work is being done. it might not be until after thanksgiving water will be 100% restored to parts of hoboken and jersey city. what residents are experiencing, we saw it for ourselves, low water pressure in their homes. trucks are providing safe drinking water. they are stationed all around hoboken. there is still a boil water advisory. water main break happened on sunday. making matters worse, a water valve broke. hoboken's mayor says this. >> if you're in a high rise building and you've been experiencing low water pressure, then it's possible that's what you're going to be experiencing through thanksgiving and you may want to make your plans
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so i'm -- i wish i could -- i was bearing better news. >> reporter: and mayor zimmer says she's not ruling out declaring a state of emergency if the situation gets worse. already residents are conserving water. darlene, a state of going m, what it would do, conserve businesses to conserve water. restaurants, as you know, have lost thousands of dollars of business from sunday. back to you. >> lots of damage there. cath rip creag in hoboken. kat, thank you. 6:37. west chester county, a yonkers woman died after her car was hit by a stolen van running from police. officers were called where the suspects in the van were trying to break into parking meters. they tried to pull the van over and then crossed into an oncoming lane and hit a sedan killing the driver. police maintain this was not a chase, not a pursuit, however, first responders said otherwise. >> battalion 1, be advised this
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vehicle pursuit from the police. they were pursuing a suspect and apparently they crashed and now we're in a 10-24 with a 10-34, the person trapped. >> investigators have not released that person's name and they have not said how fast the van was going. the two suspects involved were seriously hurt. long island sussex county police commissioner stepping down early next year. edward webber said he's retiring after 34 years with the department. he couldn't commit to another four years. webber's announcement comes as the department faces a federal investigation on police conduct. the chief of police resigned last month. mayor de blasio unveiled a nearly $1 billion plan to help new yorkers suffering with mental illness. it called on the city to hire
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they're trying to destigmatize the issue. >> never got to meet his granddaughter but he could not do what she was able to do. and that says something about maybe the fact that we're learning something. >> the plan's also going to train more than 9,000 teachers to help teach coping skills to students, students as young as 4 years old. this morning, a 4 investigates exclusive. a doctor's office in manhattan inadvertently shared the sensitive information of almost 15,000 patients. it was in an e-mail sent from dr. mary ruth buck nam. >> it said coupon attached. i saw that there was a spreadsheet attachment. as soon as i opened it i saw that it was a database that had personal information in it.
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was sent out is not clear. missy said the receptionist told her they were willing that e-mail. 6:39. up next, we'll show you why ordering pizza is about to get even easier. then later, another big milestone for adele. her new album already breaking records. it hasn't been a whole week since its release. adele. all right. weather and traffic coming on the 4s as you look at the hamilton bridge there.
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6:43. 34 degrees out there. it looks pretty, but let me tell you something -- >> cold. >> -- put that sweater on today. ordering your favorite pizza
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>> dominoes ordering out its own easy order button. sync it up and make sure it has your information and press the button and a pizza is sent to your door as fast as possible. it's going to start in england next month. it should land here on our side of the atlantic in february. imagine that. now you don't have to think about it. >> right. >> beep, pizza comes up. >> you know how lazy we are as a society. we can't even make the phone call. >> telepathy. >> yeah. >> we're going to press a button. i need that pizza right away and i can't spare the energy to make the call. >> speak the words. >> i can't even do it. >> >> i don't know how it knows the range. >> can't be out on 6th avenue. >> no. >> i meant what type of pizza. i don't know how that one button covers all the pizzas they make. get on that for me. >> okay. >> meantime, dealing with the chill and cold temperatures. little pizza for lunch wouldn't
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be a bad idea. still going to be chilly. patchy clouds this morning. 34 in the city. that's one of the warmer spots we're finding. a lot of chilliness in the afternoon. tomorrow is the big get away day. no issues for the weather. mild for thanksgiving day as well perhaps cloudier. the temperature trend this morning, starting out in the 30s. slowly climbing to the mid and upper 30s. mid 40s. 45 to 47 we think from 1:00 to 3:00. the mildest portion of the day and staying in the mid 40s into the evening hours. forecasting a high of 47. you do see the clouds. patchy clouds out there, even a few snow showers out across west central portions of pennsylvania. we don't get the snow showers. getting some of the cloud cover early on. the sun will be blocked out occasionally by the mid level cloud deck for the morning hours. it should break up somewhat for the afternoon. sun and clouds mixed. 47 the expected high before the day is through.
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clear and moonlit guy. 20s again in the suburbs. after a chilly start tomorrow, lots of sunshine through outthe out the day. 51 degrees. great travel weather. northeast corridor looking good throughout boston and d.c. miami, atlanta, chicago, memphis, no problems. dallas, some clouds. 70. denver in the low 40s. lake city. that's probably the most unsettled area around here. back towards the coast, san fran and l.a. looking good. good for the travelers coast to coast. upper 50s. a lot of low cloud cover around the day. some breaks especially away from the coast. milder yet on black friday. 63 degrees. maybe a couple of early showers with our cold front be out to the west. that would be on saturday. 52. cold at night. back to the 40s for highs back to sunday and monday. a high of 46 degrees. let's send it right back over to lauren scala.
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update for f train commuters. southbound between avenue x and stillwell avenue. if you are getting on the roads, quite a few problems out there. just got reports of an accident on the new york state through way southbound at the tappan zee bridge span. another one out by the garden state parkway connector. slow ride there. between route 206 and statesville quarry road, that's been out there for quite a while. an overturned tractor-trailer. delays are building. now heading over to route 3, still have the ramps closed from route 21 to route 3. you can see a slow ride through here. then heading over to truck route 1-9, there's an accident in the left lane. on the cross bronx expressway westbound, watch out for a disabled vehicle by the bronx river parkway. that just came in. the harlem river drive is one of the worst roads that we've seen this morning. the delays are awful. almost back to the cross bronx expressway. back to you, darlene and michael. lauren, thanks very much.
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adele's new album on track to break an all-time record. 2 point be point 3 million -- 2.3 million copies have sold since friday. seller. a the this rate it can break records by selling more than 2.5 million copies. everyone loves the video. song. >> oh, my gosh. it hasn't been a week! >> 6:48. he's going to sing that for us during commercial. in case you haven't seen it in person, saks fifth avenue unveiled the annual holiday window. this year's winter palace scene is unlike anything you've ever seen before or anything it's done before i should say. there's also an interactive light show. the holiday theme will extend into each department. at harold square performers are fine tuning their dance routine as they get ready for the annual macy's thanksgiving day parade. millions of people will line the
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now, remember, you can watch the macy's thanksgiving day parade right here on nbc 4. our live coverage begins at 9:00 a.m. wonderful parade. >> it's going to be great. 6:48. up next, a new push to improve your wide out from laguardia airport. >> don't forget, follow us on facebook and twitter. michaelg4ny, darlene4ny.
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beautiful view there of times square. 6:52 right now. now if you're headed out to laguardia airport, transit advocates want to motivate you to use public transportation. they're proposing that the q 70 bus be turned into a free shuttle. this already runs directly from 74th street roosevelt avenue subway stop there out to the laguardia terminals. the mta, however, says the idea is not cost effective, but we do need a public transportation easily available more direct route out to laguardia.
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>> for sure. 6:52. the "today" show is coming up. we'll check in with matt to see what's going on. >> hello, darlene and michael. good to see you both. straight ahead on tuesday, new terror alerts for americans going overseas, but here at home, the thank giving rush is heating up this morning on the roads and at the airports. al's tracking a couple of storms that might disrupt the travel plans of some people. then on rossen reports. the mistakes many drivers make while carrying heavy items that can lead to disaster. and the return of savannah guthrie after changing her blouse when we see you here -- >> hey, world. >> what happened? >> on tuesday morning. >> well, you know, it was thrusty color. matt was like, that is not attractive. he didn't say that. >> to me it looked way too much of an autumn. >> if you wondered where the orange couch went, i was wearing it. >> i'm sure you looked lovely. >> fantastic as always. >> that's right. >> thanks very much. next we're going to check in
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with chris and see when things are going to hopefully warm up a little.
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now to that breaking news we've been following all morning. a fatal fire in fair lawn, new jersey. >> "today in new york's" tracie strahan is there with the latest. tracie. >> reporter: we're hearing that two women died inside this home on berkshire road run by the alliance against homelessness. this all happened just before midnight in this area of fair
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lawn and thick black smoke can be seen billowing from the second floor bedroom. there were many area departments that aided in this, but also the fair lawn police department where we're told that an officer suffered a minor injury trying to rescue someone inside. it's unclear exactly how many people were inside. again, this is a group home that helps people with mental issues or disabilities. the bergen countriy prosecutor is now in charge of the investigation. back to you. >> tracie, thank you. now to katherine creag with the latest on a water main repair. >> reporter: darlene and michael, one problem on top of another problem. you have the streets that remain flooded in the aftermath of the water main break that happened on sunday. then we want to show you these photos. emergency repairs are still being made to a water main line that broke on sunday. then there was a valve that was also -- that also suffered some problems at the hoboken jersey city border. work is being done but the
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utility says it might not be until after thanksgiving. water will be 100% restored to parts of hoboken and jersey city. people can't do their daily routines, darlene and michael. they're disrupting their thanksgiving plans as well. back to you. kat, thank you very much. ky symington is over an accident on long island. ky, we see it there. >> reporter: michael and darlene, good morning to both of you. new information on this accident. this happened around 1:00 in the morning. a nasty accident. you can see the aftermath. it's in smith town in suffolk county. the first on the scene where two suvs have collided. the first dangerously close to the building and the other one towards the bottom of your building. one driven by a 20-year-old woman who was arrested for driving under the influence and the other driver, apparently an investigator for the suffolk district attorney's office. both were transported to stoney brook hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. 347 has now been reopened but mount pleasant will be closed at
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least for the time being. we'll continue to keep you up to date. live in chopper 4, i'm ky symington. back over to you. ky, thank you so much. lauren, checking on traffic. >> big problems from rockland county to tappan zee bridge. what's happening is an icing condition. there are reports of a water main break on the broadway overpass leaking water onto the bridge. there is a spinout that you can see in the left lane. delays are very heavy on the through way getting into the tapp. in queens on the van wyck expressway there's an accident. and one by hempstead turnpike there's an accident. chris, the concern when we get this cold and you get that kind of water situation. >> water on the road with temperatures in the mid 20s. in the city in the low to mid 30s. into the 40s. mix of clouds and sunshine. back to the chilly 30s in town. 20 suburbs. get away day looking good. dry, 51. thanksgiving day, i think we see more low clouds around.
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