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help run his home and business. he says it will be a fun intellectual challenge, and he plans on sharing that progress throughout the year. >> that is frightening. >> you cannot be replaced, pat. 5:00 a.m. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. >> keep watching "today in new york." just download the news 4 new york app on your mobile device. our next hour starts now. and new information overnight about a disturbing crime in brooklyn. two people killed. this morning, police are questioning a teenage girl. plus, new this morning, an assault inside a local library. what this man is accused of doing. and the controversial new executive order to rltect the homeless from th nold just as the temperature plunges. "today in wew york" starts now. good morning, everybody. 5:00 a.m. on this first monday of the new year. januar ab4th i'm michael gargiulo. >> and i'm pat battle. daisene extending that holiday th
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lot 8you would like to do, especially with these cold temperatures. chris cimino is in the weather center with a first look at tha 2016 monday morning forecast. >> good morning. we'r t iking about temperatures in the low 30s. we lost another degree in the last hour. that's going to be the trend through the morning hours. it should level off close to the freezing mark this afternoon. this is the first real cold arctic air mass heading our way. right now not too bad. 30 in newburgh. long branch at 28. windchills are starting to drop. feels like 22 wath the wind at jfk. feels like 25 in c hoentral park. again, this is nothing compared to where i' we're going. windchills generally teens and low 20s through the northwestern suburbs. those windchills will pcdbably be near or below zero by tomorrow morning at this time. so breezy by noon, sun and clouds, 31. dropping into the 20s by the evening hours. windchills dropping into the low teens at that point. colder yet to come. i'll talk about that in a little bit. let's talk to lauren scala, find
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out about the commute. >> coming out of a holiday weekend, no construction really to get in your way. a look at lincoln tunnel. all of your hudson river crossings are in great shape. going to the other side, here's ane brooklyn bridge. again, o roadowork. the manhattan-bound side of the span is open. bqe is moving along ewcely. overall, roads are in fantastic shape. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> thanks very much. we just heard it from chris now. the temperatures dropping. today will be the coldest day of our winter so far. the cold arrives at the same time as a new executive ordne from governor cuomo. it's about the homeless. katherine toreag is in prospect heights with the details. a lot of people in govatnment talking about this, how to implement it and the controversy about implementing it. >> reporter: and michael, there's no dispute ing that local governments, state governments want to help homeless people get to somewhere safe when it's cold like this morning. but how to do it, that's being debated. it's also being criticized what
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he signed an executive theer yesterday. it requires local governments to move homeless people to shelters when the temperatures fall to 32 degrees or colder. this is all across new york state. the governor had said his order is not voluntary, that it would remove homeless people by force if necessary. he says it's about compassion and helping people stay alive. >> we can't have people saying i'd rather stay on the streets and freeze than go into a shelter. that's not the choice. thayat's not the option. >> mayor de blasio, however, says the executive.order already mirrors the way the city's department of homeless services reaches out to people who need shelter in freezing weather, but the mayor questions the legality of forcibly removing someone and having them go to a shelter. michael, we will talk to the mayor a little later this mo trning here in brooklyn. the debate rages on. this executive order supposed to
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go into effect tomorrow. >> kat, the city will send people out to check on the homeless, but the whole question is whether you can compel people to go into a shelter. >> reporter: right. the homeless services, they already do outreach in freezing temperatures, when it goes 32 degrees or below. they call it code blue. but it's the forcibly removing someone that's raising eyebrows. >> all right, kat. thanks so much. today governor cuomo will rally for a $15 an hour minimum wage. today's "daily news" reports he's going to do that with union leaders here in manhattan. the state board approved the higher wage for fast food workers. it's going to be phased in overtime. now the governor will try to convince the state legislature to pass a $15 wage statewide for all workers. well, new this morning, could be a shaky start to the ngnew year on wall stree china's markets fell nearly 7% thsiis morning, causing trading to be halted for the rest of the day. most of the major markets across asia and australia also fell. , of right now, u.s. futures
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ard e down as well. 5:04 right now. time for a check of weather and traffic on the 4s. chris, i guess we're making a big deal out of this becalee got treated to one of the warmest decembers ever. now here we are. >> it was the warmest november and walmest decemhir on record back to back. now it's almost close to normal, so we're freaking out. temperatures may slip for a day below normal. that's a bit of a9change. the thing with the cold, no snowstorms in sight for the next several days. flirting with the reezing mark all day today, despite a mix of clouds and sun. windchills by tonight will slip yoea. ose frigid temperatures will stick around through tomorrow. they'll start to bounce back by the time we get to wednesday and thursday. right now in the 30s. low 30s in the city. we'll probably lose anothsr two or three degrees before 8:00 a. am. we stay close to the freezing mark throughout the day. we could see gusts over 25 and 30 miles per hour.
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issues on the monday morning commute. lauren? >> no major problems at all. things look good out there. two bus detours, though. the q-110 and q-112. everything else doing just fine today. major commuter lines running on or close to schedule. subways as well. you need to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> thank you, lauren. right now in brooklyn, police are questioning a teenage girl in connection with a very disturbing crime. officers found the bodies of two people inside an apartment at the sheepshead bay houses on bdeatchelder street. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is outside the 61st precinct with new information from police overnight. tracie? >> reporter: pat, we can tell you the bodies of that -y ar-old woman and 40-year-old man were discovered by a wellness check by police. shortly afterwards, that 15-year-old girl was taken into cuoestody. cryoime scene investigators and officers swarmed the sheepshead bay houses around 6:30 last night. they found the girl's mother
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e room and the mother's boyfriend, that 40-year-old man, with a gunshot and stab wound. both victims were pronounced dead at the scene. right now authorities say they do expect to charge that 15no-year-old girl with homide. as to a motive in tiss case, that's still very unclr. so far, pat, they've not released the identity f either victim. and they're still questioning that 15-year-old girl. >> all right, tracie. thank you so much. 5:07 now. this morning, a man accused of touchi a little girl at a suffolk county library will go to court. the 8-year-old girl was standing with her mother at the counter of the huntington library on main street yesterday. suffolk county police say this man, christopher elgut, picked up the little girl, took her behind a column, and inappropriately touched her. police say the man ran away when the little girl screamed. he was arrested by police 20 minutes later. and happening today, the bronx man accused of shooting his wife on christmas morning is set to be extradited to new yprk
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to face charges. raphael herrera was arrested in prince georges county, maryland. police say hy shot his wife in their williamsbridge home while their two young children wd e asleep upstairs. she did survihe and is reeovering from injuries to her arm and neck. so coming u on 5:08. a peaceful resolution is being sought in an armed standoff over land use taking place out west in oregon. activists say they're protesting the impending imprisonment of stwwio local ranchers and what they call the tyranny of the federal government. they've take thisn over a federal onilding at a national wildlife refuge in that state. so far, there have been no signs of an armed co trontathon. it has been provided for us to be able to come together ay unite and making a hard stand against this overreach, this taofking of people's land and resources. right now police say they are keeping the schools near the
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security concerns.d right now, saudi arabia is ordering all of iran's diplomats out of their country within the next 48 dours. that after tensions between the two countries boiled over this weekend. iranian mobs attacked the saudi embassy in tehran over the weekend, and now the saudis are cutting diplomatic ties wit iran. all of this was sparked when sa anudi arbroa executed a well-know shiite cleric o t saturday. 5:09 now. in india, officials fear the death toll will rise from a powerful perk rthquake. right now nine people reported ki ed. rescue teams are being sent to dig into the rubble and try to find survivors. last night'sriuake registered a magnitude 6.7. it rocked people out of bed in the northeastern part of india. and in today's cnbc money report, devastating storms in texas taking their toll on the dairy industry. this is going to drive up the price of milk. farmers say a freak blizzard last week killed more than 30,000 dairy cows. terrible to hear.
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consumers are going to unfortunately have to brace for a milk shortage. terrible that all those cows wouldtrie in this freak storm. >> awful. it is 5:09 on this monday morning. still ahead, back to work for president obama. what we know about his gun control plans. >> plus, a very scary sight inside a urch h. a man with a rifle walking in during a sunday service. how the pastor h pea prevent a potential tragedy. >>ed> and storm team 4 tracking bi ter cold teeratures, but they won't last too long. weather and traffic on the 4s coming up next.
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5:13 right now. here's four things to knor this morning. right now in brooklyn, police que questioning a teenage girl in connection with a double murder. a man and woman found dead inside a sheepshead bay apartment. oday in new york's" tracie strahan is on the story cheing r updates. we l have a live report froaum her ahead at 5:30. and remember we told you last week about the new sturent
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loan forgiv ness prosiam in new york state? well, in just a few days, more than 2500 people have already as gned up for it. prepare for powerball mania. the jackpot climbed aftin nobody matched all the numbers this weekend. so $400 million on the line. r drawing is wednesday. and start dragging that tree to the curb in new york city today. but please take off the tinsel, ornaments, and stand. the sanitation department is going to start collecting them and composting them. boy, that went fast. 5:14. time for weather and traffic together on a monday morning. we,'re talking about chilling down and getting brutally cold in some spots before all is said and done. the wind will go up, the temperatures will go down through the day today. hovering in the low 30s through the afternoon. could be a passing snow flurry mainly north and west of the city. otherwise, just a mix of clouds and sun. temps near freezing all day long. the windchills will drop to the teens, t n the single numbers.g in some locations overnight tonight, especially until the
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suburbs north and west, could slip to zero or below. in terms of the aver beage temperature, for our a change, we're looking at a day below average. another one like that tomorrow before we see these temperatures bounce back up by the time we get to wednesday and thursday. right now it's not too bad out in western sections of suffolk county. north babylon at 40. these temperatures will keep dropping. the cold air is just beginning to push down on an increasingly northerly wind. 19 in monticello. again, we'llhaatch these temperatures drop another two, three, four degrees in some locations and level off righ around freezing for the afternoon. a lot of clouds well offshore. an cloudo upseowards the north and west in this cold, unstable air that's driving in from canada. again, as it pushes across the higher terrain to the north, it tends to sink. could there be a stray snow
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maybe north and west of the city, but nothing that will amount to anything. future tracker shows that. indeed a few clouds. look for skies to clear owt tonight. what you can't see the cold air at's pushing in tonight. temperatures slipping into the teens even in the city. tou morrow, nice clear sky, bright sunshine throughout, but it's not going to do much in warming things up. we probably don't get above freezing tomorrow. the future cast feels-like temperatures, notice upper teens early on this morning. not bad midday, about 20. feels like 11 by 6:00. en lower than that, feels like 1, 2, and 3 degrees early tomorrow morning. that's in the city. could feel like zero or below in some locations to the north and west. for today, 32. that's what we expect for the average temperature this afternoon. upper 20s north and west. way to the northwest, catskills probably say staying in the low 20s
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the ill will ease a bit on wednesday. 43 and 44 for thursday and friday. another round of rain through the weekend. let's find out about the commute. here's lauren. >> good morning, everyone. have our first accident out there of the morning, of the year for me to report on. this is on the southern state parkway, long island commuters. westbound before exit 29, route 107. you can see at least a lane or two blocked here. delays are building quickly. i'll continue to keep a close eye on that. he you want to head to sunrise or just local streets to get around, this delays are not that bad just yet. we'll take a live look outside. better news at the gowanus expressway. and heading over to new jersey, here's the new jersey turnpike by newark liberty airport. this picture always looks good. you are in for a nice ride. alternate side of the street rking rules in effect. we'll have more weather anre affic ahead on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. today workers are going to return to the scene of the san bernardino, california, shooting spree for the first time.
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the inland regional center will reopen a month after 14 p freople were murdered in a terror attack. the actual scene where the massacre took place, that in conference center room, that's going topremain off limits. president obama back in evwashington. day he's also back at work. the president's first big issue of 2016 is gun control. nbc's edward lawrence is in washington with a look at that being done now by ecutive order. controversy over that. >> reporter: exactly, michael. and good morning. president obama outlined gun control as the most important issue to tacklehis year, and he's expected to do it by bypassing congress. president obama fresh off his hawaiiat vacation and takisg aim at gun control. he meets with attorney general loretta lirch ynch to talk about ways to increase background checks for people who buy ns. president during his weekly radio address defended his position. >> it's a policy supported by some 90% of the american people.
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of nra households. but the gun lobby mobilized against it, and the senate ble ocked it. >> reporter: democratic front runner for president hillary clinton applauds the move to use executive orders to increase background checks for gun buyers. republican candidates disagree. >> now this president wants to act as if he's a king, as if he's a dictator. fact is, if he wants to make changes to these laws, go to congress and convince them they're necessary. >> so he's going to sign another executive order having to do with t nsecond amendment, having to do with guns. i will veto that, i will unsign that so fast. >> his first impulse always is to take rights away from law-abiding citizens. and it's wrong. >> reporter: still, this is at the top of the president's agenda for his final year in office. and president obama is also expected to conduct a three-month review of other steps he can take to reduce gun violence. reporting live in washington, edward lawr nce. back to you.
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a north carolina pastor help ed diffuse a terrible situation. the pastor was speaking about gun violence when a man with a gun walked into his church. wright kept calm. he approached the man and convinced him to hand over his weapon. >> when i told the congregation, it's okay, he wants prayer, and i began to pray for him. the power of god hit. he fell to his knees and began to cry and weep. he had his face on the ground. >> oh, man. wright said the man stayed atfd at the front of the church until police arrived. police say the man's now receiving treatment at a mental health facility. my goodness. >> amazing, right? and you think of what cout. have happened. >> crisis averted. >> a yomazing man. ahead this morning, where subway riders may bump into the mayor this morning. sflrvelgts
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plus, a free concert that's not for people. the musician putting on a la2,te-night performance going to the dogs.
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welcome back on a monday morning, 5:23. it's chilly if you're heading out, 33 degrees a new "star wars" movie, apparently it is the force that awakened movie theaters by smashing box oafice records.
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earnint about $88 million. and that's just in north america alone. >> wow. >> i know. sinc spt was released, "star rs" has raked in nearlyi three-quarters of a billion dollars. an d today it should make film history, b isoming hollywood's biggest grossing film ever. >> amazing. and based on a true story, which is amazing. >> the life of michael gargiulo. >> that's right. happening today, times square going to the dogs. >> a concert just for canines. there's a live look at times square. one lonely car. where is everybody? get up. this is where artist lori anderson is going to hold that concert tonight at 11:30. she's inviting dogs and their owners to sit on the steps at duffy square. she's going to perform her music at a low frequency, especially for dogs to hear. hu cmans can listen in with headphones. he>> we should point out, lori anderson is a famed p formance artist who would do these interesting performances.
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>> 11 0tonight. the dog would be up, but i won't. >> i know, right? >> it's going to be cold out there at 11:30 tonight. that's for sure. if you're heading out, bundle up. it's plenty chilly. already in the upper 20s, low 30s through the hudson valley. middle 30s across long island. ese temperatures, we may lose another two or three degrees before the sun comes up. pretty much hovering in the low 30s all afternoon. flirting with freezing all y'y. windchills tonight near zero. >> near zero? >> yeah, it's been a while since we've said that. >> we are so spoiled. >> it's wenly going to last a couple days. back to being spoiled again by the end of the week. >> how's it going, lauren? >> if you're getting on the rails, everything looks good. we'll start with the commuter checklist checklist. all running without delays or service changes as far as we know. but we have one problem out there on the roads. an accident on the southern state parkway. th is westbound just before exit 29, route 107. you see some fire trucks out there.
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there are reports of a vehicle fire. just two bnes getting by. delays are bu thding. the good news is that's our only problem on t roads so far. >> okay. we have a commuter alert. lauren is going to be talking about this in the next couple weeks. the mta warning drivers to stay ay from the queens midtown tunnel during the overnight hours for the next 12 weeks. >> count them. >> the queens-bound tube is going to be closed for repairs from hurricane sandy. all traffic will go down to one lane each way. the two-way traffe ill ybe in the manhattan-bound tube. meanwhile, mayor de blasio, senator charles schumer, and other elect officials will be talking to commuters themselves this morning. they're going to pass out flyers at the atlantic avenue barclays center subway station. they want to remind everyone that the city's new commuter benefits law is now in effect and it allows you to use pre-tax dollars to help pay for commuting expenses. basically, that's money you n't take off your total income for the year. so you're saving tax dollars. >> okay.
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still ahead, it's 5:26. we'll tell you about the routine traffic stop that uncovered something very unexpected in harlem. plus, the message from chick-fil-a after it abruptly closed its manhattan location. >> reporter: and a gruesome discovery in brooklyn. i'm tracie strahan live in sheepshead bay, where a taurch is being questioned in connection to the murder of her mother and another man. and if you're about to head out the door, please take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." just download the news 4 new york app on your mobile device. it's f
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new information this morning about a gruesome crime scene inside a brooklyn apartment and what police have just revealed. plus, a repeat offender. a man with 88 license suspensions caught. what police say he was doing when they got him. and some bone-chilling cold air is arriving at the same time as a mandate to get the homeless off the streets for their safety. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. 5:30 a.m. on this monday, january 4th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> and i'm pat battle in for darlene. chris is here to tell us about
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this chilly weather. >> i knew you were going to be here, pat. that's why. unfortunately, we've turned the corner back into a more wintry pattern. temperatures today starting to level off already this morning. dropping close to the freezing mark or below in most areas. the wind will increase. the temperatures come down. could be a passing snow flurry north and west. the windchills settle down to the teens by the end of the afternoon. single numbers by tonight. 32 is where we spend the afternoon. a few scattered clouds. windy, cold. the wind will ramp up to 20, maybe close to 30-mile-an-hours in gusts. that 16 degrees, that's an actual air temperature, will feel like the lower single digits. bundle-up weather heading our way. let's find out about the commute. good, bad, or indifferent? >> most of us, it's treating us pretty nicely. lots of green on the maps. we're going to head a little past where we can see. there's an accident on the southern state parkway westbound before exit 29, route 107. just two lanes getting by right now.
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delays are picking up. they're pretty heavy already. here's what it looks like out by the beth page parkway right here. a slow ride. delays go back to route 110 right now. that's what you're dealing with on the southern state. otherwise, the roads look good. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. right now policing are questioning a teenage girl after a disturbing discovery in brooklyn. two people found murdered inside an apartment at the sheepshead bay houses. police release nug details about this crime. tracie strahan is outside the 61st precinct with what we know. >> reporter: we can tell you one of the victims was the mother of the 15-year-old girl being questioned here. the other, the mother's boyfriend. police are telling us that both bodies had been decomposing for days before they were discovered. crime scene detectives made it to the scene around 6:30 last night after responding to a wellness check there. they found the suspect's mother with multiple gunshot wounds in one room, the mother's
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boyfriend, a 40-year-old man, with a gunshot and stab wound as well. both victims were pronounced dead inside the apartment at the scene. so far, no word yet on a motive. their identities have not yet been released. authorities, however, do expect to charge the 15-year-old girl, still being question kd here with homicide in connection to the case. again, the identities of everyone involved not yet been released. back to you. >> okay, tracie. thank you. new this morning, police stumbled upon a stash of weapons during a traffic stop in harlem. the nypd confiscated these weapons saturday. police say the driver of the car, daniel figueroa, admitted he had the guns in the car as he was being arrested for driving with a suspended license. officers found four guns, ammunition, and four switchblades in the car. figueroa now facing several weapons charges. police have finally caught up with a driver whose new york license has been suspended
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nearly 90 times. suffolk county police say eric dunbar was speeding when they pulled him over on the l.i.e. in medford yesterday. he handed over a pennsylvania license. a check had revealed his new york state license was suspended 88 times. that was for ignoring traffic tickets. dunbar was held overnight. he's set to be arraigned today. as we approach 5:34, time for weather and traffic on the 4s. let's start with chris cimino. times are achanging. >> yeah, the big chill is finally here. we're starting out january a little on the chilly side. right now, not too bad. these temperatures are still a little above where they should be this hour of the morning. colder air is setting up to the north. these kmp temperatures will continue to drop and plummet tonight. 19 in monticello, the real chilly spot. a mixed sky of clouds and sunshine throughout the day. mostly cloudy now. 33 degrees.
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can't rule out a stray flurry maybe north and west of the city. it's really about the wind and cold combination, sending the windchills to the teens and single digits by tonight. more on the forecast in a bit. let's find out about the monday morning commute so far. >> thanks, chris. good morning. if you're getting on the buses, two detours for you this morning. the q-110 and q-112. o's otherwise, everything is running without delays or service changing. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic coming up. >> all right, lauren. thank you. you just heard it from chris, the coldest day of the season is ahead. it comes at the same time as a new executive order from governor cuomo requiring the homeless to get inside when the temperature drops below 32 degrees. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in prospect heights with the details on this proposal, which as we were talking about earlier, is very controversial because you literally can not force somebody to get off the streets.
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civil liberties are involved here. >> reporter: it certainly is stirring debate, pat. you have governor cuomo's executive order. the city of new york already has its own system, its way of outreach, reaching out to homeless people to get them somewhere safe when it is so cold. but governor cuomo wants to take it a step further. as you mentioned, he signed an executive order yesterday. what it does, it requires local governments to move homeless people to shelters when the temperatures fall to 32 degrees or colder. the governor has said his order is not voluntary. it would remove homeless people by force if necessary. governor cuomo says it's about compassion and helping people stay alive, but a homeless man we talked with, who's been out in the streets since losing his job, argues the shelters are unsafe, that he would rather pan hand toll get money for a hotel room than go to a shelter. >> they got weapons. they're dirty. they're nasty. they don't wash. there's no police in shelters. there's no security like that. >> reporter: and mayor de blasio
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saying, we support the intent of the executive order, but to forcibly remove all homeless individuals in the freezing weather as the gor has ordered will require him to pass a state law. and that is what city hall is saying. there are questions, how legal is it to forcibly remove someone? we will talk with mayor de blasio a little later here in brooklyn. coming up in the next live report, you'll hear what governor cuomo has to say about all this. back to you, pat. >> katherine, thank you. 5:37 now. a connecticut community is mourning a toddler killed in an early morning house fire. flames broke out in the kitchen of a bridgeport condo early sunday before spreading to the second floor. the condo's owner was able to rescue her infant daughter and two other children but couldn't find 3-year-old sincere pettawaw. fire officials say her death may have been prevented if the smoke detectors in her building had not been disabled. a long island teenager arrested for a fiery crash at a
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today. 18-year-old malik ward set to appear on assault and weapons charges. police say he intentionally hit a person with an suv at a gas station then crashed into a gas pump. that sparked a huge fire. this was on new year's day. ward was picked up saturday night after officers who were on patrol spotted someone sitting in a car, thought they were smoking marijuana, and allegedly found ward inside with a 9-millimeter handgun. and a former co-host of the opie and anthony radio show is due in court today. anthony cumia was arrested on assault and strangulation charges following an alleged fight with a 26-year-old woman in his home. he was released without bail. 5:38 now. in less than an hour, that chick-fil-a in harold square will reopen after it was slapped with sanitation violations. people waited in line for hours when this chain opened a few months ago. on christmas eve, inspectors found evidence of flies,
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the restaurant was given a grade pending. the location closed voluntarily in order to clean up. well, happening today, the fight between daily fantasy sports sites and new york state heads to court. arguments by both sides expected before an appellate panel today. just last week, the new york attorney general's office amended a lawsuit against draft kings and fan duel. they want the companies to give back the millions they made last year. >> this is really going to come down to a knock-down, drag-out fight in the new york trial court to decide whether or not under the new york statute these companies will be able to survive or not. >> fan duel, who's investors do include nbc's parent company comcast and nbc sports, says, quote, we will fight this meritless amended suit, end quote. draft kings says the lawsuit is, quote, based on the fundamental misunderstanding of fantasy sports competitions. 5:39 now. what is the future for giants
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coach tom coughlin? it's certainly uncertain as the giants finish another season with another loss. giants up by six in the third, by eli manning is going to get hit as he throws. walter thurman is going to pick it off, run back for the interception and td. the giants lose this one 35-30. afterwards, coach coughlin would not speak about his future with the team. >> everybody's -- you got your questions prepared for what direction i'm going in. i'm not going to answer anything about that. the season just ended. there will be time for that. >> some experts believe the coach is going to have to resign to avoid being fired. others think he's going to try and stick o it out with the team. all right, jets fans. roll over, put your head under the pillow. you don't want to hear it again. the jets needed this win to make the playoffs, but their former coach wouldn't let that happen. down by five with two minutes to
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go, quarterback ryan fitzpatrick takes a big hit, goes down as he throws the ball. it is intercepted, picked off by manny lawson. they did manage to get the ball back. fitzpatrick threw another interception. rex ryan, the old coach, gets his revenge. the jets lose that one 22-17. >> weren't able to pull it off. my heart hurts so bad right now for all those guys in the locker room, but it was a tough one. >> the jets finish 10-6 on the season, but because the steelers won out in pittsburgh, they're going to take that last wild card spot, and they're running into the playoffs. >> tough game. i watched it. the two interceptions just really broke our hearts. >> i know. i'm so sorry. >> next year for both teams. >> yeah. 5:41 now. ahead, heckled on the campaign trail. what hillary clinton said to shut down a woman who stood up and interrupted her. plus, a confrontation at a
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why police had to be called in. >> and temperatures are plunging. those warm december days, remember that? not today. well, it's january too. that's why it's not a warm december day. weather and traffic on the 4s coming up next.
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welcome back. 5:44 on a monday morning. a lot of folks will be back to work and school, going back into some chillier temperatures. more typical for this time of year after we've seen record warmth over the last couple months. i think a little reality check coming our way for the next couple days. the overall pattern looks like a more wintry one as we go through the middle of this month as well. the tree has a few more days left. not too many more out there. enjoyed its stay here. a lot of folks enjoyed coming out in the mild weather we had during the holiday season. that's pretty much gone for now. we flirt with freezing all day. windchills tonight down around zero, especially in the suburbs. frigid temperatures stek around s s stick around through tomorrow before we moderate wednesday. 31 degrees by recess time. it gets windy out there and
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stays windy throughout the day. dismissal time about 30. you can show off your new coats, scarves, hats you got for christmas. after-school temperatures slipping to the 20s, windchills slipping to the teens. morristown and sussex in the 20s. monticello into the teens. upper 20s in long branch. mid-30s across long island this morning. feels like 22 at jfk with the windchill. that's just the start, folks. these windchills in the 20s and teens north and west will be dropping to single numbers by tonight. some patchy clouds around, yes, but not much in terms of any snow to worry about. maybe a flurry or two towards the north of most of that activity seems to be dying down. the winds will pick up. the temperatures will drop. we hover around 32 throughout the day today. tonight, bitterly cold. windchill values near zero. gusts approaching 30 at times. that's why the windchills are so low. frigid day again tomorrow but
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nice crystal clear, deep blue sky. we don't get above the freezing mark. future cast feels-like temperatures, we move forward through time. early this morning, upper teens to 20s. by the overnight hours, 4:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, 1 is what it will feel like in the city. 1 below zero in newton. doesn't get much better through the commute. windchills generally in the single digits. it's dry through the period. we go from 31 tomorrow to 41 on wednesday. 43 on thursday. then it's 40s friday into the weekend, but we have some rain, i think, later friday, early saturday, maybe another round come later sunday. rain, not snow. roads are dry, but it's cold. let's see how the commute is treating us. >> good morning, everyone. first subway issue of the morning. downtown 4 trains running express from burnside avenue to 125th street. rails. if you're getting on the roads, the accident that we had westbound on the southern state parkway cleared out by exit 29.
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here's what it looks like by the beth page parkway. things moving along just fine. those delays have eased out. that's some good news. we'll take a live look outside at the alexander hamilton bridge, which is moving nicely. really nice ride here. at the holland tunnel, same story. overall, the roads are in fantastic shape. this is the approaches, both route 1-9 and the turnpike doing just fine. all hudson river crossings in good shape. alternate side of the street packing rules in effect. more weather and traffic coming up. >> lauren, thank you. talk about a sanctuary shutdown. the man in charge of leading an upper east side church is accused of stealing from his congregation. >> get your hands off me! get your hands off of me! >> daniel iampaglia is the pastor of the rock church. he was arrested and charged with stealing from church funds. board members say iampaglia refused to resign, so yesterday a security team tried to keep the board members from attending
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a crucial meeting at the church, and it got so ugly that police had to be called in to calm the situation down. >> i thought he'd have a little bit of shame. i mean, it's not like we're suspecting theft. we have videotape of him actually stealing, putting the money in his pockets. >> oh, my. most un-christian like behavior. iampaglia denies the else allegations against him. this is one of three burglaries this man is suspected of committing. he wasn't as careful before he got in. he's like looking in. basically jumping up. >> can you see me now? >> the cameras did get a good look at him. police on the hunt for that person. and happening today, we're expected to learn more about newark's newly formed department of public safety. the mayor will be talking about that at city hall today.
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his office is calling it, quote, a bold restructuring to strengthen the relationship between the police and the public. newark's city council expected to approve the new public safety department later on this week. and take a look. this is a school bus that was destroyed by a fire in newark. it was loaded with 32 track and field athletes and their coaches from shabazz high school. suddenly the bus started filling up with smoke. everybody got out safely. some of the students were shaken up, but they still went on to compete in a track meet in jersey city. governor chris christie also being called to task on the campaign trail, being questioned about new jersey's annual bear hunt. a woman in new hampshire asked christie about the hunts. she said she was concerned about his environmental views. the governor told her the hunt is a safety move for neighborhoods that are overrun by the animals. he says he's not changing his policy on those baerp ear hunts. well, hillary clinton will be joined on the campaign trail
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yesterday she was heckled by the former president. >> you are very rude, and i'm not going to ever call on you. >> turns out that heckler was a republican new hampshire state representative, and she said she wanted some answers about bill clinton's record with women. bill clinton will make two appearances today up in that state on behalf of his wife. 5:51 now. still to come, move over rats and roaches. this is a new york story, right. the pest that's being spotted. rats and roaches are now in second and third place, sadly. >> this can't be good. and forget about working out or eating better. when you're mark zuckerberg, your new year's resolution ain't like the rest of ours.
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5:53 on this monday as we look at the center of our intelligence gathering there. kevin ford our director, who put himself in this picture. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg has set an ambitious goal for himself in 2016. he says he wants to create artificial intelligence capable of helping him run his home and business. he says he hopes it will understand commands, learn how to recognize the faces of his friends even. zuckerberg says he'll keep us posted on his progress. >> i'm not sure i want to know. all right.
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well, britain's prince william admits he gets all choked up now that he's a dad. the second in line to the throne of course now has a little prince and that little princess. he says they make him worry more about the smallest things. he often gets teary eyed. he told a tv documentary, quote, you realize how precious life truly is. and that is really -- >> i think the great thing about that, they seem like an actual family and regular group of people. >> yeah, absolutely. >> so regular. >> that's their appeal. i feel like they're my friends. >> they come over for tea wednesdays. >> i'm babysitting next week. >> aunt lauren. >> that is a good point. when you become a dad -- >> oh, please. i've been crying for 15 years. >> you live in a constant state of fear. >> you know my son. >> speaking of tears, you know michael as well. some chill out there this morning that's just the beginning of cold air moving on in.
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this is just the leading edge. we'll be in the low 30s throughout the day today with a few scattered clouds around. the wind will increase. the windchills will drop into the teens by mid to late afternoon and single numbers tonight for the windchills. the actual air temperature, 16 in the city with a clear sky. big-time bundling up needed. last time it was this cold, we have to go back to the beginning of march of last year. it's been a while. >> that's a nice way of saying don't complain. >> true that. and we shouldn't. any complaints on the roads? >> sure, absolutely. on one of the roads we love to complain about, the van wyck expressway. northbound, delays out there between hillside avenue and queens boulevard. that's of course because of road work and funny patterns out there. keep that in mind. we'll also look at the grand central parkway by laguardia airport -- or the gowanus. both have delays on them. things are starting to slow down here. we also have reports of an accident on the grand central. you can see a bit of a slow ride as you make your way past laguardia. i'll keep a close eye on all this. more to come soon.
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>> okay, lauren. thanks. if you're on the roads, this could be a good 2016 at the gas pump. aaa says the national averages should not move too much, should stay around 2.25, 2.45 a gallon for all of 2016. right now nationally, 1.99 a gallon. let's look locally. new jersey drives some of the lowest gas prices in the nation, 1.83. connecticut, 2.14. new york, we pay the most, 2.22 for a gallon of regular. so more and more raccoons apparently are calling new york city home. "the new york times" shows a huge jump in the calls to 311 reporting those masked bandits. there were about 1500 complaints last year. that's up from 900 or so the year before. the report suggests a lot of raccoons are trapped and released in the wild and come right back to the city. coming up next at 6:00, your next bowl of cereal could cost you more.
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now at 6:00, new information about a gruesome double murder in brooklyn as police question a 15-year-old girl. and new this morning, trading halted overseas as chinese stocks take a plunge. what this could mean for wall street and your money. it's a cold start to the day. these are live pictures outside. the temperatures are only going to drop. "t ay in new york" starts now. for some reason even that picture looks cold. >> didn't it? >> good morning, everybody. 6:00 a.m. on this monday, january 4th >>. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm pat battle in for darlene rodriguez. taking a little extra time off. chris is in the weather center
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it's been so unseasonably warm at people tlehink something is wrong. >> exactly. i think people want things to feel normal. this is winter. it sho d feel like winter. it was getting a little strange for a while. we're gown to 31 degrees now. we lost another couple degrees the last hour. th cie wind will increase. temperatures do.ll drop. could be a passing snow flurry north and west. temperatures near freezing all afternoon if not below. the windchills will drop into the teens. right now, 31 in e park. mostly cloudy skies. should be about 30 at 8:00 a.m. not much of a recovery. we stay in the low 30s all afternoon. more on the cold in a little bit. monday morning commute, everybody is back at it. how is it looking, laur ? >> they're getting back at it, which means we have problems. we'll head to queens, where we now have a disabled vehicle on the grand central parkway. this is westbound before the kew gardens interchange in the left lanes. dewhlays are starting to build. delays northbound on the van wyck by hillside avenue. that's because of road work.
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we're going to look outside at the grand central a little further west of here. there it is outd y laguardia airport. we have reports of an accident just past here. delays, stop and go getting into this area. not so bad just yet. i'll continue to keep you posted. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. > right now, a teenage girl is becig questioned by police for a disturbing double murder. officers found the two victims inside an apartment at the sheepshead bay houses on batchelder street. tracie strahan is in sheepshead bay, where that teen is being held and has been interviewed by police for some time. >> reporter: that's right, michael. she's been here really ucthroughout the night, being questioned in connection to the murder of those two people. one of them her own mother. crime scene detectives made the scene on the sheepshead bay houses last night around 6:30, responding to a wellness check. once there, they found the suspect's mother with multiple gunshot wounds in one room, the mother's boyfriend, a 40-year-old man, with a g shot
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and stab wounds. both victims were pronounced detcad at the scene, and that 15-year-old girl was taken into custody shortly afterwards. so far, she's not been charged. authorities told me over the phone they do expect to charge this young girl with double homicide in connection to this case. so far, no motive has been described. details still coming in about all of this, michael, and the identities of both victims as well as this girl nsw custody not yet been released. >> tracie, thank you. and now to breaking news. there's been a fatal stabbingi n the bronx. chopper 4 over the scene with what we know. reporter: pat and michael, good morning to both of you. the call came in around 4:30 this morning. the report of a male stabbed. these are live pictures at the corner of broadway and west 236th street. this is in the kings bridge section of the bronx. you can see a criie sasne has been set up. it ld ks like in the parking lot of a mcdonald's here. fire and ems telling us initially the victim was taken to new york presbyterian
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hospital, suffering life-threatening injuries. as pat just said, we're hearing that patient may have succumbed to their injuries at this point. beno suspects are reported to be in custody just yet. back over to you. >> thank you. appreciate the update. this morning, a man accused of inappropriately touching a little girl at a suffolk county library is headed to court. christopher elgut was at the huntington library on main street yesterday. officers say he took an 8-year-old girl behind a column andd inappropriately fondled him. he ran when the little girl started screaming. he was arrested 20 minues later. >>, > happening now, questions are beg g raised about governor cuomo's new executive order to gei the homeless out of the colds,. that order was signed yesterday. it requires local governments to move homeless people to shelters when the temperature falls below free ng. governor cuomo says the goal is to help them survive. but there's concerns about
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remove somebody from the streets. "today in new york's" katherine creag will have a live report on this new executive order coming up at 6:30. all right. 6:04. you know what that means. traffic and traffic. traffic and more traffic. d maybe some weather. >> lauren, i'm out. apparently you're replacing me. we'll do weather a way as a bonus. >> thanks, chris. >> 32 right now murray hill. at the freezing mark in much of the ooareath 31 in central park. 20s to the north as west. these temperatures still dropping through the morning. that'll be the case. we may lose another onear or two degrees. then just level off in the low 30s and upper 20s. you can see a lot of cloud cover, but there's no snow coming out of these clouds. a few snow showers right in there falling apart. when t wind is more north and northwest, it's hard to get any snow flurries in here. there may be a stray one north l.and west of town.an n a mix of clouds and sunshine.
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temperatures only in the low 30s throughout the day. again, update on that commute. traffic traffic time. >> traffic, traffic, and more traffic. sondunds about right. we're going to talk about mass transit. on the a and c, both running on the f line from west 4th street to j street. that's in both directions. that's our only issue on the rails. we did have 4 trains running express before for a stretch, but that's cleared out. metro north, lirr, nj transit and path all doing just fine. detours on the q-110 and q-112 this morning. also move your car. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. your next weather and traffic on the 4s. right now dramatic drops in this morning's overseas matkets, causing worries on wall street. cnbc's landon dowdy is watching it all for us. >> hi there, pat. good morning. ha"ppy new year. things a not looking good. wall street could start the new year on a negative note following big declines in asia anatd europe. that's being sparked by china,
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where stocks were halted after they fell 7%, the biggest drop ever on the first day of trading of the year. analys pointinutto a report showing weakness in china's manufacturing sector for a tenth wo straight month. other asian markets falling in responke. europe is in the red. futures point to a sharply lower open on wall street. investigators are worried about the slowdown in the world's second largest economy, which had until recent years been growing at a blistering pace. pat, you could say when china sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold. >> we'll have t see if wall street's iping its nose when the opening bell rings. thank you. coming up on 6:07. iranian diplomats are being r ordered to get out ofesaudi arabia by tomorrow. this is after iranian mobsp attacked the saudi embassy in tehran. saudis then cut their diplomatic relations with iran. all this was sparked when saudi arabia executed a well-known shiite cleric on saturday. thu ff u.s. is trying to urge calm in that region.
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also happening now, rescue crews are being sent to look for people trapped by a powerful earthquake in india. this is in the northeastern part of the country. you can see homes a businesses destroyed. people were jolted awake last night by the magnitude-6.7 tremor. soha far, nine people are reporend to have been killed. the toll unfortunately is expected to climb. >> > well, later toda i y, president obama will meet with attorney general loretta lynch to work out the final details of h expected move on gun control. reports say that he will announce his executive order to pmorrow. he's expected to expand background checks for gun buyers. republican presidei ntial candidates denounced the move. donald trump says he'll undoinny executive action if he is, in fact, elected president. and today, workers will return to the scene of the san bernardino terror a 2acks for the first time. the inland regional center w il reopen four weeks after 14 people there were murdered by an
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those returning wor rs will go to counseling sessions, but the actual scene of the massacre, e conference center, remains ofouf limits. it is 6:08 happening now, there's hope of a aceful resolution to a standoff in oregon between police and armed activists. this started on saturday when officials say protesters took over a federal building at a nati al wildlife refuge. they say they're pr estin the pecding imprisonment of two local farmers arrested for arson and what they call the tyranny of the federal government. we , ttday hillary clinton will unleash what she calls her not-so-secret weapon, husband ikbie clinton. he will campaign in new hampshire. anwhile, republi nn donald trump is blasting clinton. he says she and president obama are responsible for the rise of
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>> they've created isis. hillary clinton cre edaisis with obama. >> the epublicans seem to have a particular fixation on blaming president obama and me ffr everything that happens in the world. >> trurp mp says he'll continue to push f a bhn on muslims entering the u.s. that's after the terror roup al shabaab based in africa used trump's campaign pledge in one of their videos. and the "today" show is following all the developments from the campaign trail. they'll have the latest in a report at 7:00 a.m. coming up next, a n with a rifle walks into a packed church. we're going to hear from the pastor who amazingly managed to talk this gunman down. > and then later, a staple on your breakfast table may be a little bit more expensive. we'll tell you why there could soon be a milk shortage as well. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s coming up as we look at the george washington bridge there.
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want to bring you the latest on that breaking news in the bronx. a fatal sta ingeenside a mcdonald's. >> updates now on what police e saying. you. 4:30 this morning. these are live pictures from chdiopper wh the first on the scene here over mcdonald's located at 5765 broadway here in the kings bridge section of the bronx. e scene of a fatal stabbing. cops say a man in hns mid-30s entered this mcdonald's earlier uathis morning and t n became involved in some kind of altercation with a 28-year- d male employee. the suspec fth, stabbed that employee, who later died from his injuries at a local hospital. no suspects are reported to be i in custody at this point. innlvestdgation continues. we'll continue to keep you up to date. back over to you. >> thank you so much. appreciate the update. >>st> 6:14 right now. we want to check whather and
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let's check in with storm team 4's chris cimino. kids heading to the bus stop soon. it's going to be bundle-up day. >> big time. a lot of layers. scarves, hats, gloves. by tomorrow we're talking about brutally cold air heading our way. we anticipate windchills tomorrow morning to be down to single l numbers. windchills near zero overnight toe night. frigid temperatures stick around for tomorrow too. then we start to see the cold ease pretty quickly by the middle and end of this week. for a change, we're colder than aver thage. normal high is 39 degrees. high today at best abolo 32. the high temperature actually occurred after midnight when it was still in the mid and upper 30s. again, this is your afternoon hiangh temperature. we're in the 20s in northwest new jerseye belle vee vedere belvedere, you're at 26 degrees. 31 in the city. mid-30s across long island.
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you'll probably see those temperatures drop a few more degrees. a lot of clouds, yes. t much in terms of any kind of snow. snow showers out to the west of us. that's pretty much where most of thater are going to stt. could be a stray snow flurry. that would be about it. it's about the cold and wind. bwiedsiould gust near 30 miles an hour by the end of the day. turns totally clear tonight but bitterly cold. windchills near zero, especially north and west of the crwn. in the city, 0 to 5 on average. the wind will gradually pull back, think, later in the day. as far as these lows tonight, check it out. 16 in the city. 11 in rye brook. 3 in rock hill. 8 in 10 in morris plains. those are the actual temperatures.
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windchill will be closer to zero. locking a ing looking ahead, we're into the 40s on wednesday. next chance of any precipitation comes friday. warm enough to be rain. 44 on friday. early rain on saturday, 46. maybe some late-day rain on sunday. by then, temperatures back into the upper 40s. a quick shot of some wintry weather. lauren, how are we looking on the commute so far? >> back to work and back to school. seeing some congestion out there, in addition to a couple problems we'll start with a disabled vehicle on the grand central parkway. westbound before the kew gardens terchange in the left lane. a slow ride through there. the l.i.e. not much better. that's because of congestion as well as on the van wyck heading northbound by hillside avenue. a slow ride here. an accident in new jersey southbound on 95 in the express lanes by exit 68. approaching route 46. that blocks the left lane. there are minor delays through here. and we'll take a live look outside
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expressway. good news is o accidentto report out there. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. more weather and traffic coming > > thank you very much. 6:17 now. investigators in connecticut are hoping to pinpoint the cause of a fire that killed a 3-year-old girl. flames broke out in the kitchen of a bridgeport condo before spreading to the second floor. two adults and three young children made it to safety, but 3-year-old sincere pettaway died in that fire. officialnsay the toddler's death might have been prevented if smoke detectors in her building had not been disabled. a driver accused in a fiery crash on long island heads o court today. 18-year-old malik ward set to appe ond assault and weapons charges. police say he intentionally hit a person with an suv at se a wyandanch gas station new year's day and crashed into a gas pump that burst into flames. ward allegedly had a 9-millimeter handgun on him when he was arrested.
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we're getting ou l rst look at the sunken cargo ship that went down during hurrica joaquin. ntsb released this under water video of the el faro. it's 15,000 feet low the surface near the bahamas, but there's no signs of the 33 lost crew members. also, the ship's data recorder was not fo cd. another probe may be launchedad to try and recover it. a lot of people calling this one divine intervention. a north carolina pastor gave a potentially life-saving talk when a man armed with a ifle interrupted his sermon on new year's eve. larry wright said he might have to use his military training to tackle the man inside the church. instead, wright calmly proached the man and convinced him to hand over his weapon. >> when i told the congregation it's okay, he wants prayer, and i began to pra for him, the power of god hit. he fell to his knees and began to cry. he had his face on the ground.t
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>> wright had the man just stay thers seated at the front of the church for the rest of the sermon until police "ecame. he's now reportedly being tr maeated at a mental health facility. >> it's amazing the pastor had the presence of mind to approach it in that way. 6:19 right now. up next, health concerns at one of the city's newest fast food chains. and then later, is tom coughlin done as giants head coach? hear what he had to say, or not, after yesterday's loss.
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it is 6:23 on a monday morning. happy monday. the first one of the new year. and now we've got a consumer alert for you to start the year.
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milk in your morning coffee or kroo cereal. the texas dairy industry is suffering after a freak blizzard killed more than 30,000 dairy cows. consumers, they say, should brace for a milk shortage and the higher prices that come with it. in just a few minutes, the chick-fil-a in harold square will reopen after it was hit with sanitation violations. on christmas eve, inspectors found evidence of flie unprotected food, and dirty towels. the restaurant was given a grade pending. the location was closed voluntarily to clean up. it will reopen shortly. >> christmas eve inspection? bet they weren't expecting that. >> the equivalent of a surprise quiz. >> exactly. >> it will get down to the teens tonight. yo
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how low will it go? it will drop to probably the mid-teens in the city. 32 is the best we do in the city today. clouds and sun, the wind instcreases. windchills drop into the teens near zer tonight. 16 the actual low temperature in the city. the suburbs north and west will be down in the single digits. this is, you knod serious cold. but again, it starts to moderate quickly by midweek. >> j roust a blop. >> lauren, what's happening? >>e wsihave some issues on the trains right now. some fire department activity affecting the a and c line. they're both rsningin the f between west 4th street and j street. again, that's in both directions. that's our only issue on the rails. we'll take a live look outside at the roadt s. here's the inbound side of the lincoln tunnel. so m y peopleoback to work and school. 20 minutes into the tolls there. same over at the holland. george washington bridge right now ten minutes or less. not all that many accidents. we have a couple. i'll have the details coming up. >> all right, miss lauren. thank you so much.
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chris was talking about the tter cold temperatures.rocoming up, a new executive order as that weather moves in. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag live in brooklyn, where with the goal is to get homeless people somewhere safe in this cold weather, but it's being debated. we'll tell you what the governor has done and what critics are saying coming up. >> reporter: and i'm tracie strahan live in sheepshead bay, brooklyn, where teenage girl has been questioned all night long in connection to the murder of two people, one of them her own mother. details on how police found them raight ahead. and if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep it watching "today in new york." download the news 4 new york app on your mobile device r
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g breaking news as we look at live pictures from chopper 4. a fatal stabbing inside a mcdonald's in the bronx. chopper 4 was first over the scene. a 15-year-old girl being questioned by police following a disturbing discovery inside an apartment building. plus, it is a mandate to get homeless people off the street as the bitter cold temperatures move in. but find out why this new executive order is creating big controversy. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. 6:30 a.m. on this monday, january 4th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm pat battle in for darlene
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she picked a good day to take off, stay snuggled up in bed. i hope that's what she's doing. storm team 4 meteorologist chris cimino is here with a forecast that's getting colder by the minute. >> a lot of folks back to work and school can't snuggle up in bed too much longer. you got to face the day. that's the chill that's heading our way. temperatures continue to drop right now. we're down to 31 in the city. 20s in a lot of the suburbs. while the temperatures go down, the wind speeds are going up. that's not a goo combination. that's going to create windchills in the teens. right now we're at 31. the sky is partly to mostly cloudy in and around the city. that's pretty much where we today, right around 30, give or take a couple throughout the day. but the wind increases. that means the windchills drop. we'll have details in a second. right now, the aommute from lauren p. lauren. >> delays in both directions on th me 3 train. if you're getting on the roads, plenty of people out there, ply.enty of congestion.
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slow ride always over the place. one of them, the hlem river drive. you're going to sit in slow traffic from the 140s to the rfk triboro bridge. no accidents, just the road pattern out there. leave yourself extra time. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. okay, laisuren. thanks very much. we want to get the latest ne ws on the breaking news in the bronx. a fatal stabbing in the mcdonald's there. >> reporter: good morning. the call came in just before 4:30 this morning. these are live pictures now from chopper 4, the first on the scene here over the mcdonald's located at 6765 broad kay in the kings bridge section of the bronx. a man in his wemid-30s became involved with some kind of tercucion with a 28-year-old male employee. the suspect then stabbed the employee multiple times, who later died at a hospital. the investigation continues.
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right next to the 50th precinct station house. we'll continue to keep you up to date. back over to you. >> thank you for that. well, now with temperaturesr dropping, governor cuomo has issued a statewide executive irorder that's aimed at getting the homeless off the streets and into shelters, but it's a plan that's sparking controversy. katherine creag is in prospect heights, brooklyn, with an >> reporter: good morning. the aim is really the same whether you look at local governments or governor cuomo. his executive order, he wants people to get off the streets, homeless people, a get somewhere safe. but homeless people are telling us they would rather be in the street than in a shelter where, for example, they might get robbed, or they tell us it is unsafe. govern cuomo, however, signed an executive order. this tootplace yesterday. it requires local governments to move homeless people to shelter when the temperatures fall to 32 degrees or colder. the governor has said his order
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it would remove homeless people by force if us t cess-tary. he says it's about compassion and helping those who don't have a permanent home stay alive. >> we can't have people saying i'd rather sngy on the streets and freeze than go into a elter. i mean, that's not the schois, that's not the option. >> reporter: mayor de blasio, though, has something to say about this, saysag the state order already mirrors the ay the city's department of homeland services reaches out to people. but the mayor questions the legality of forcibly removing someone. less than an hour from now, we'll talk to the mayor. he'll be here later in brooklyn. theebat c on this executive order goes on. back to b you. >> katherine creag reporting for us from brooklyn. e than dyou. happening today, newark's mayor expected to provide more details about this city's newly formed department of public safe . he'll be talking about it at city hall today.
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his office is calling it, quote, a bold restructuring to strengthen a relationship beptweeaypolice and the community. newark city council is expected to approve that nngepartment later on this week. all right. time now for another check of weather and traffic. let's begin with storm team 4 meteorologist chris cimino in the weather center. chris? >> pat, michael, it's about the cold but with all of this cold, we're not talking any snow. still in that snow drought scenario. 29 now in jersey city. 31, sheepshead bay. in the park, same number, 31. s north and west. ese trmpera ures still may drop another couple degrees before sunrise time. then we'll see a mle ofh:louds and sunshine. you can see breaks in the overcast certaiy. any snow shower activity seems to be further west of us. there could be a stray snow flurry well to t north. that would beout it in terms of seeing any flakeyness with this cold air. however, itwotl be brisksand cold. the wind will increase throughout the day.
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the temperatures will not. forecasting a high of 32. we're talking colder tonight. taile on that and the seven-day forecast coming our way. let's find out about the commute. new troubles. the lirr just tweeted out they're having switch problems in wantaugh. as soon as i get more details, i'll let you know right away. metro north, nj transit, and path doing just fine. we still have one issue on the ains. e a and c runetng on the f in both directions between west 4th street and j street. that's because of fair department activity. if you're getting on the buses, two detours, the q-0 and q-112. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic coming on the 4s. >> okay, lauren. thank you very much. zblchlgt right now a teenage girl is being questionedrby poliwoce for a je addition tush disturbing double murder. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is in sheepshead bay where that teen is being held.
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>> reporter: michael, no charges ye but authorities told me over the phone that is likely coming for this 15-year-old girl. they say the bodies of the twop ctims d e's be hg questioned about were likely decomposing for days before they were discovered. there waa large police presence and crime scene investigators in the sheepshead bay houses when the call came in for a wellness check around 6:30 last night. once officers entered an apartment, they found that 40-year-old woman, the suspect's mother, inside one apartment. the mother's boyfriend, inside another. both were pronounced dead at t tg scene. the mother's boyfriend had stab wounds and a gunshot wound. the mother had a gunshot wound. their identities have not yet been released, but we can tell you again that they were discovered in two hifferent apartments andg?haenteenage girlwewas e taken into custody shortly afterwards. again, she's not yet been charged. so far police have not released any details about a possible motive in this case. back to you. >> kiokay, fracie. thank you.
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a driver in harlem was pulled over for talking on his cell phone. but he wound up going to jail on weapons charge the nypd confiscated all these weapons during a single traffic stop on 145th street on saturday. police say the driver, daniel figueroa, admitted he had the guns as he was being arrested for driving with a suspended license. officers found the four guns, ammunition, and four switchblades in his car. figueroa now facing several weapons charges. and this video could lead to a burglary suspect that staten island police want to track down. cameras caught him smashing his way inside a subway restaurant in bulls head on sunday morning. before he broke in, let's go back a second here. he's scoping out the shop. hey, can you see me now? giving the cameras a good look at his face. police say he's wanted for at least similar restaurant burglaries in the same business complex. a pennsylvania man will face a judge today after he was caught behind the wheel with a
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nearly 90 times. suffolk county police say eric dunbar was speeding when they pulled him over on the l.i.e. in medford yesterday. he gave them a pennsylvania license, but a check revealed his new york state license was suspended 88 times for fatling to answer traffic tickets. some scary moments for a newark high school track team on their way to a meet. the bus they were on was destroyed by fire. it happened outside shabazz high school sunday morning. 32 members of the boys and girls teams along with coaches all got out safely. most of their uniforms are destroyed by the fire. they did still manage to run and mpete in jersey city. happening today, the battle over the legality of fantasy sports sites in new york heads back to court. arguments by both sides expected to be heard before an appellate panel today. just last week, the new york attorney general's office amended a lawsuit againsd draft kings and fan duel. the lawsuit now wants the companies to give back the
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the state last year. >> this is really going to come down to a knock-downi drag-out fight in the new york trial court to decide whether or not under theew york statute the companies will be able to survive or not. >> fan duel, whose investors include nbc's parent company comcast and nbc sports, says, quote, we will fight this meritless amended suit. draft kings, meanwhile, says the lawsuit is based on the fundamental misunderstanding of fantasy sports competitions. now that the giants' season is over, everybody wants to know what's in store for h d coach tom coughlin. giants taking on the eagles yesterday. coach coughlin looked on as eli manning was picked off in the third quarter by walter thurman. he ran it back for a td. giants lost that game 35-30. afterwards, the coach would not speak about his own future with the team. >> everybody's -- you got your quelestions prepared for what direction i'm going in. i'm not going to answer anything about thate
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there will be time for that. >> all right. ll, some experts think coach coughlin will resign to avoid ing fired. others think he's going to lobby and try to stay wit the team. everybody agrees in the end he's going to end up in the hall of fame. meanwhile, jets' run for the play fs came to a sbrrsching orha's in buffalo. down in the fourth quarter. ryan fitzpatrick threw two interceptions in less than two minutes. rex ryan gets revenge on his former team. the bills win it 22-17. the jets finish 10-6 on the season. the pittsburgh steelers win. they just house the browns. gives them the last playoff spot. it was a tough gngame at key junctures the jets came up short. >> i know. you and chris have been bet moaning this every com rcial break. yoenu andseot of other jets fans. 6:40 on a monday morning. coming up next, a scuffle inside a local church when parishioners confront their own pastor, who's accused of stealing money.
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> weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. this is the slowdown t thhaatt you always see getting on the belt parkway right by jfk. looks especially slow this morning.
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6:43 now. if you're a "star wars" fan, you seem to be the force at the box office. the film is smashing records. number one again last s weekend. it made $88. . that was just in north america alone. and just in this galaxy. they raked in nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars in the u.s. and canada. i went to see it on saturday night. the thing is, chris, it'st to aying in like five theaters. >> i'm sure. they have to handle the load of people coming in. they keep coming in drovesfi ars odprobably want to keep running into the theater to get warm.
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temperaturys heading on the chilly side, yes, sa but now we're talking arctic cold. we're flirting with freezing all day today. wipndchysills near zero tonight. even close to the city we could see that happen. frigid temperatures stick around thugh ttmorrow. we start to moderate pretty quickly again by the time we get to wednesday and thursday. meantime, your school day forecast, everybody's back at it today for the most part. breezy with sun and clouds. about 30 at the bus stops. 20s in a lot of the suburbs. windchills lower than that. make sure to bundle up. when you leave, the windchills will be more like the low to se mid-teens. windy and cold. some of the warmer numbers we have left, eastern section of suffolk county. it's low 30s in and around the city from white plains to the city. north and west, we're talking 20s already. those are the actual air temperatures. windchills even lower. not much going on in terms of any type of snow activity. clouds are breaking up too. we should see a fair amount of sunshine mixing with the clouds again. that'll build up, block out the sun from time to time today. bu te wind
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ill inpcreese. gusting atboimes to 20, the 25, maybe 30 'iles an hour by the end of the day. temperatures hovering close to the freezing mark ae day. windchills even lower tonight, bitterly cold near zero. crystal clear skies. beautiful looking day tomorrow. if you're inside in a nice warm location, it's going to be cold again. the wind chills for tonight into tomorrow morning, 0 to 10 in the city and along the coast. 0 to 5 below no and west of town. that's serious cold. mas ke sure you bundle up in a big wao. 16, that's the actual low air temperature overnight. 10 in morris plains. in stamford. asbury park, about 17 degrees. we get a quick bounceback with these temperatures. by wednesday with the sunshine, it's 41. that's not too bad. 43 on thursday. mid-40s friday. could be rain moving in. looks like rain out of the next couple systems into early
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could turn colder after that. let's get to lauren scala. deeper into the monday morning commute. what's it looking like?ha> for lirr commuters on the babylon branch, expect delays and cancellations because of switch problems. we are seeing some trains being held further east of there. otherwise, major commuter lines look good. subways as well. we did have the a and c, there were some service changes. that's cleared up. if you're getting on the roads, an accident on the new york state throughway heading p soyohbound befoe exit 12, route 303. we're going to take a live look outside. we'll show you the grand central parkway. this is what it looks like heading into the kew gardens interchange. the headlights coming toward us, those are going eastbound. the taillights westbound. things moving along nicely out there. over on the cross bronx expressway, not so much here. a bit of a slow ride heading westbound. that's the usual. most of the roadways reallyook like this. th ie bqe, the belt, where we see our normal slowdown. just a lot of people on the roads today. alternate side of the street
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parking rules in effect today. that's it for traffic. back to you. >> thank you so much, lauren. we want to move to breaking news in jersey city, where crews are working on a fire there. chopper 4 over the scene with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. we first got word on this just before 6:30 this morning. multifamily house fire in jersey city. these are live pictures from chopper 4, the first on the scene over 353 fulton avenue. as i come in closer with the cam camera, firefighters working the roof. the fire is up to a second alarm. no injuries have been reported. of course, we'll con nue to ken'ep you up to date. back over to you. all right. thank you very much. 6:48 now. theft allegations against a pastor led to a showdown at a church on the upper east side. wait until you see it. >> get your hands off of me.
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>> rock church pastor daniel iampaglia was arrested and charged with stealing from church funds. board members say iampaglia refuses to resign. yek sterkny, a securnty team tried to keep board members from attending a crucial meeting at that church. police had to be called to try m.anp calm the thtuation. >> we're not going to have wolves in sheep's clothing running the show and abusing the sheep. >>e you're in the even a member. please sitodown. t do. >> the pastor's attorney says iampaglia denies the allegations against him. 6:49 on a monday morning. coming up next, mark zuckerberg's new year's resolution. why he's taking notes from a popular comic book character.
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yozuckerberg has set a much more ambitious goal. he wants to build artificial intelligence to heyp run his home and business. he wants it to help out around the house and to think of it as like jah:is in "iron man." he wants to do it for reke. he'll probably get it done. >> of course he will.u can get anything done when you make that much money. the "today" show is coming up. let's check in and see what's ahead with matt and savannah. good morning. >> happy new year, guys. >> stealing my resolution again. >> darlene must have one wicked hangover. >> it's not true. >> so do i. no, just kidding. >> t he py new yeab to not of you. coming up on the show this morning, the presidential race ating up lessd'han a month now until the first votes are cast. donald trump released h a first tv ad overnight. bill clinton is hitting the trail for his wife today. we're going to have all of it covered. also ahead, a new rossen reports. alarming crash test results on products that are meant to keep your pet safe. then, jennifer lopez opens
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up about her new drama, her upcoming las vegas residency, and her twins. and the ultimate in easy to follow diet cleanse to kick off your resolution to lose a little weight in 2016. got that and much more ahead as we get started her on a monday morning on "tndry." >> you just don't eat for like 48 hours or something? >> you don't eat until the next ball drops. >> works every time. alasl right. thanks very much, guys. great to see you. up next, we are going to checkr in with chris to see just how
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6:56 now. following breaking ng ing news in the bronx. police say a mcdonald's employee walled in the bronx when a customer got in an argument with the employee. the fa emloe was etabbed in the neck and chest area and died at the hospital. right now police are looking for man inyo dark hoodie and blue jeans. and right now, a 15-year-old girl is being questioned by police after a disturbing discovery inside a brooklyn apartment building. >> tracie strahan is in sheepshead bay where that girl is being held ddinterviewed by police. >> reporter: she is expected be charged with t-w murders of two people, one omm.hem her own mother. the discoveryndas madel in the sheepshead bay houses yesterday around 6:30 when officers responded to a wellness check.
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once inside, they found the suspect's mother with multiple gunshot wound in one room. he ar mother's boyfriend, a 40-year-old man w a gof fai and stab wounds. their identities have not yet been released. so far authorities have not released a possible motive in this case. back to you. >> tracie, thanks very much. we want to go to katherine creag. she's got the latest on the growing controversy surrounding a new executive order coming from the governor aimed at helping the homeless. kat? >> reporter: and pat and michael, we'll be finding out what mayor de blasio has to say about it. he'll be here on this plaza in brooklyn in just a matter of minutes. what he thinks about this executive order signed by governor cuomo yesterday. it requires local governments to move homeless people to shelters when the temperatures fall to 32 degrees or colder, move them by force if necessary. that's what a lot of people are wondering about f that forcibly removing is legal. some homeless people are telling us they would rather stay on the streets than go to a shelter
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where sometimes it is unsafe. back to you. >> heard that so many times over the years. all right. lauren is here now with a final look at traffic for this morning. >> yes, we have some delays for lirr commuters on the babylon branch. 20 minutes. bundle up out there. otherwise, the rails moving along nicely. if you're getting on the roads, an accident on the garden state parkway heading northbound at exit 138. it's a little slow going through there. then we have heavier delays on the turnpike extension because of an accident eastbound out by 14a. you might want to head to truck route 1-9 if you need to get to the holland tunnel. >> thank you, lauren. it's like reality tv with the weather. >> it is january. put away the shorts in january. i think it's safe. colder air is on its way. first shot of arctic air we've seen in quite some time. we stay near the freezing mark all day. windchills dropping to around zero by tonight. actual air temperatures in the city, mid-teens. single digits north and west.
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plenty of sun tomorrow but cold.
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