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temperatures pushing zero in some places. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. 5:00 a.m. on this tuesday. a cold tuesday, january 5th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. chris cimino is with us and a parka? >> yes, why not. some people finding them indoors. temperatures severely cold compared to where we've been, dramatically colder. only 11 in murray hill and city island. 12 in sheep's head bay. 10 in jersey city. ac al ahr temperatures. single digits. 6 in sussex and newburgh 7. when the wind kicks in it feels 4r50ik in central park, 6 below zero at jfk. a lot of subzero wind chills showing up. at least the wind is easing in a few spots although white plains this hour takes the cake with 12 below zero feemp like temimperature. day planner, plan on lots of
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you'll need the shades. you'll need many layers. mostly sunny. 24. foresting high by the end of the day near 30 degrees. after 5:00, let's find out about the tuesday morning commute. yo w's it rolling along, lauren? >> not the best tuesday morning commute. live look outside at the cross bronx expressway where all eastbound lanes are closed for a while. you can see they have reopened. they've finished repairing a guardrail that's caused by the westbound. one lane getting by by the bronx river parkway. watch out for delays. in addition to that, because it's so cold outside, we have delays on certain subway lines. delays on downtown 5 trains. delays on jamaica bound j trains. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. we have an update to a story breaking here yesterday morning. we have a look at a man wanted in a deadly s bbing at a bronx mcdonald's. tralacie strahan is at that restaurant in kingsbridge. tracie.
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r any evidence to point to the killer. hours ago they released new surveillance video that gives a pretty clear image of the suspect who alleged bely stabbed the suspect. the man is walking down the stalreet in a parka with a hooded sweatshirt underneath. he's carrying what appears to be a dark bag on his shoulder. police do believe that ke is the suspect that stabbed 28-year-old adam garcia inside of this mcdonald's restaurant around 4:15 monday morning. gathrcia was the manager at this restaurant. he asked a customer, possibly a homeless man, to leave after that person was inside for about eight hours. now the man did, but he came backstabbing garcia to death before fleeing. we spoke to a former employee who says workers here are often concerned about their safety. no matter what day it was, i
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customers, ask for a security guard. >> reporter: now, again, we want to show you this new surveillance video of the alleged suspect in this case. the manolice believe stabbed adam garcia to death. as we bring you back live, many peop an have come to this mcdonald's leaving candles and words of support for adam garcia and his family. he was a family man. michael, he leaves behind a 5-year-old son. back to you. >> tracie, thank you very rech. 5:03 right now. today the mayor will sign a bill that imposes a hefty fine on hit-anerrun drivers. the new legislation will impose vil fin o ot up to $5,000 for drivers who leave the scene of a deadly riash. repeat offendeng will be fined up to $20,000. the city council says there were at least 4,000 hit-and-run victims last year. new this morning, police say ese men are wanted for nine ytime apartment burglaries in queens. the break-ins happened between october and december. the men got away with electronics, jewelry, bikes, and
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in the last break-in on december 22nd a woman c e home and found them in her apartment. they were scared away, and if you know these men, call police. 5:03. an emotional day in the meadowlands. giants head coach tom coughlin officially stepped down. he said in a statement, quote, obviously the past three years have not been what any of us expect. as ead coach, i accept the responsibility for those seasons. after hearing the news, quarterback eli manning was emotional. tom coughlin has been eli's only head coach. >> he's been a great coach to play under. we have a great relationship. we've had a good run. could have bden better obviously, but i appreciate everything he's done for me. >> he got emotional at some point dining that. coughlin ends his run after 12 seasons. he had 102 wins with the giants and among them two super bowl titles. yeah, it was a good run. it was a tough way to go out.
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especially this year i think was tough. >> it sure was. he was so loved. >> super nice guy, right? >> so loved or is, i should say. >> tom's doing great. >> he's very much alive. he just doesn't have this job. he will be missed in that capacity. >> that's right. by the way, that was eli getting emotional. >> right? >> that's about as -- >> okay. >> he's on the cimino gargiulo scale. >> sobbing. >> yeah. well, we wish him well as we move forward. in the meantime, we've got to step out of some brutal morning wind chills. below zero in a lot of locations and near zero in the city. bright sunshine around today. it stays frigid. the gh will ease some as we go into the noon hour. we don'trireak the freezing mark or in the afternoon. that hasn't happened in a long time either. first forecast, starting out at 12 in the city. mostly clear sky. still pretty windy. subzero to the north and west especially. 24 by noon. 30 should be the high. that happens about 3:00.
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we'll talk about that in the seven day forecast coming up on th e 4s. let's talk commute with lauren. >> thanks, chris. good morning, everyone. we have problems on the new york state through way southbound midway between 15 and 16 a. ere is an accident that huts down two lanes in the southbound lanes. delays starting to build here. we have some icy conditions out there. route 94 shut down in both conditions out between church road and hopkins corner road and heading over to oakdale, long island, montauk highway has some ice. eastbound lanes by bayview drive. very careful as you head out the door. you do need to move your car today. alternate side of the road parking rules are in effect. the cold is what everyone is talking about and will be talking about. "today in new york's" kathene creag is on the east side where workers spent the time outside. a lot of workers out there, kat. >> reporter: i feel like i should put my hood up. the workers, road crews,
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night for them into the overnight hours into the morning. they actually just cleaned up here. they were set up aroundth here and they were supposed to finish around 5:30 this morning but they finished a little bit early because it had been and continues to be so brutally cold. we want to show you video though of these workers. they started out their oight, imagine this, 9:30 at night. they had one break, 1:30 in the morning to eat and get warm for 30 minutes. that's all that they had, that one break. these are the workers who are out in it. we also found utility workers and more construction workers along fifth avenue in the 40s and 50s, hours outside. they told us they are bundle up, some wearing eight layers. they tried to move around as much as possible. imagine being a food vendor. a guy running a fruit stand is out in it for more than nine hours, i believe, and we talked with him just a little bit ago. take a listen. >> it's sort of eight.
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well? >> yes, freezing. everything is freezing. i am freezing always. >> and that fellow we talked th, he began his job 9:00 last night. he will work through 8:00 a.m. imagine that. 11 hours he's out and about. i can see him from just a little bit down the street, darlene. he's walking around. he also sometimes tries to stand up against the building here. there's a furniture building right on the corner because the wind is just kicking up. he tries to stay warm as much as he can. as you heard, darlene, eight layers he's wearing. >> i can understand. kat, thank you. by the way right now, new this morning, the people of france are stopping to remember thg e "charlie hebdo" incident. prime minister francois hol nde stopped by. the same ceremony took place at a paris supermarket also struck by a deadly attack. that killing spree started last january 7th.
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with the murr of her mother and her mother's boyfriend. surveillance video shows destiny garcia being taken into custody. she is accused of killing 39-year-old rosie sanchez and 40-year-old anthony nunez. she claims she is being abused. there are no signs the killings were in self-defense. a bronx man accused of killing his wife shooting his wife on christmas day is in court. she was struck in the arm and neck and surprised. on long island, two teenagers charged with throwing bricks and cinder blocks off on overpass are back in court. 17-year-old andrew denton, 19-year-old jacob palant are accused of hitting two cars on the meadow brook state parkway. they're being held on $50,000 bond.
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unrelated charges, he's being held on 1 million bond. volkswagen could face billions of dollars in fines now that it's being sued by the justice department. this involves volkswagen's admission that it used software to cheat on emissions tests. 600,000 diesel vehicles are involved. washington still investigating possible criminal charges on top of this civil case. the german automaker insists it is cooperating with the epa. in today's cnbc money report, your retirement plan could take another beating while wall street reacts to bad economic news from overseas. china's shanghai closed slightly down overnight. as it's falling so fast it altered trading. the dow closed down 260 po ts. that's a 1.5% plunge. the stock futures are pointing downward once again. the ride handling company
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a fleet of driverless cars. general motors is making a $500 million investment in the company. gm gets a seat on lyft's board, access the compaas uses to access the drivers and riders. it willt ake a deal for lyft drivers to rent gm vehicles. could be a major shift. ree nfl teams that are all trying to leave their cities. plus this morning, we've got new details about the federal hprobe into hoverboards. and dangerous cold out there this morning. weather and traffic on the 4s is ahead. you're watching "today in new
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it's 5:14. here are 4 things to know this morning. we're waking up to frigid temperatures. it feels subzero in some places. the forecast is ahead in weather and traffic on the 4s. today is the end of an era r theeweoprk giants coach tom coughlin. he'll speak about his decision step down. and a consumer products safety commission stepping up its probe of hoverboards after dozens of reports of fires. the agency has collected samples and is looking into the safety of the entire product line. >> t> today is moving day at the
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progressive insurance new york at show. the show opens tomorrow and it runs through sunday. oh, boy, that's just the sound. get away from here. 5:14. cold weather has moved in. arctic air moved in. single numbers and low teens even in the city. it's quiet. clear tonight. not quite as cold as last night. the cold will ease more significantly by tomorrow. weap'll start to see temperatures crack the 40 degree mark again as we quickly go back above board. the bus stop this morning, windy. it may be bright and sunny, but only 13 degr,s. colder yet. recess time is 24. staying inside. looking for temperatures in the 20s. drops to the 20s for after school activities 167891 from jersey city to midtown. floral park, 7 at yonkers. island, 11 at farmingville, 16
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down to the jersey shore there, cold there, too. 14 at point pleasant. 9 in east brunswick. 0 at high point. 0 up at hunter. chester, 6 degrees. these are the actual air temperatures. not feels like or wind chill temperatures. take a look aul those. that hurts. 4 is what it feels like in the city. 5 below in newark. 6 below at jfk. the beat goes on below zero through the hudson valley, through connecticut. subzero wind chills through the morning hour. dangerous stuff. make sure to bundle up. don't leave yourself out there for too long exposed to the elements elements. the high will move eastward. we'll get to the return flow around it. that's what's going to bring back milder temperatures. not today. north to northwesterly side of it. that kee us cold. at west we get to 30. it is a bright, sunny day. the winds calm down. below freezing in the city.
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teens again in the suburbs nmrth and northwest. plenty of sunshine. the chill will subside as we go onto the afternoon. 43 degrees and looking forward beyond that. weekend get damp. 47 and a shower chance later on sunday. look at the temperatures back into the upper 40s. no 12s, no 15s, none of that going on. quick hit of cold. 43 tomorrow, 44 thursday. on and off rain saturday and 47. rain chance still on sunday. then it starts to turn colder again next week. few seconds after 5:17. let's get the latest on the commute tom lauren. >> there is some good news and now there's some not so good news on the cross bronx expres thsway. we had an accident that shut it doerwn add reopened and now we have a disabled tractor-trailer eastbound behind the first accident there. you can see delays starting to build blocking the center lane. bronx river parkway. i'll continue to keep you updated. once you get to the alexander hamilton bridge, things are a
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the outbound george washington bridge, no reports of any accidents. i'll keep a close eye on that. new york state through way southbound between 15 a, an accident is blocking both lanes there. if you're getting on the subways, a couple of problems, delays on rockaway parkway l bo vund train. delays on downtown 5 trains and jamaica bound j trains. that's it for the raleso although that's a lot. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> certainly a lot. lauren, thank you. today president obama will speak from the east room of the white house about his decision to bypass congress and take executive action on gun control. nbc's tracie potts is live with what he plans to say. >> un reporter: the fact that he's doing it in the east room means that t white house thinks this is a pretty big deal. the president will speak himself in a few hours. what we're learning so far is that he wants to focus on closing what many have called a
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he wants to add more fbi to do thgt. >> gun violence in this country. >> reporter: after getting the okay from his attorney ge ral and fbi director that it's constitutional, later this morning president obama plans to announce new measures to be taking on his own to tighten gun laws. >> it's not going to prevent every mass shooting. it not going to keep every gun out of the hands of criminals. it will essentially save lives in this country. >> reporter: the president's executive orders will partially close the gun show loophole requiring more people who buy weapons at gun shows to get background checks. >> unfortunately ae need things in place now because people have just gotten out of control. >> reporter: republican candidates accuse president obama of gutting the second amendment. >> president obama's executive acrdons limiting gun rights will restrict our law abiding citizens, not the criminals or the terrorists who target them. >> we don't beat the bad guys by taking away our guns, we beat
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>> but you know what the president will be doing in the next week is an executive order. the next president on the very first day could wipe it away. >> reporter: the political stakes are high. the president's doing several public events this week to gain public support. and some of what he wants to do will have to be approved by congress. 200 more atf agents. they've got to sign off on that. plus, $500 million for mental health. darlene. >> tracie potts in washington. tracie, thank you. no sign of an end to a standoff in oregon over the rights of ranchers. today's the fourth day armed protesters have occupied a building at the wildlife refuge. the fbi says it wants a peaceful resolution. meanwhile, two ranchers at the center of the fight reported back to prison in southern california. they say they're not part of what's happening in oregon. 5:20 now. the two biggest daily fantasy
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operating during an appeal of an order to shut down. court papers filed monday, draft kings and fan duel say the temporary stay to let them keep doing business should stay in place. the ruling could come later this month during the actual nfl playoffs. a pa nt company, comcast and nbc sports, have inves 4d in fan duel. it's 5:20 right now. three nfl teams want to make the mounve to los angeles. >> so it's the oakland raiders, they're one, st. louis rams who were there once and the san diego chargers, they all filed relocation paperwork. the chargers could be using it as a bargaining tool to get san diego to help subsidize a new stadium. they would partner with the raiders for a new stadium in l.a. presentations will be made at an owner's meeting next week. of course, three cities potentially could lose their nfl zbleems that would be a big deal. we'll see what happens there. 5:21. just ahead, why history will be made today at west point. mark zuckerberg has a goal
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5:24 right now. facebook founder mark zucs,rberg plans to exercise his mind and body this year. in a post yesterday the 31-year-old says he wants to run 365 miles in 2016.
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encourage others to join him. here's his challenge. he's going to have to do that by himself right now. it's a good idea though. it may not be an invention on the scale of facebook, but a sweatshirt created by two people from california is a big hit. it's called the hypno hoodie. it has an inflatable pillow inside the hood. look at this, you can blow it up anywhere and lay your head down. you can sleep on the bus. someone can kick start a campaign raising $60,000, double its goal. people contributed $49. th yey're going u get one of these sweatshirts by the end of march. think about it, how many times you're on thefr plane, maybe you're -- >> yeah, maybe you're a college ud nt at a class. >> absolutely. >> you get that good seat by the wall. >> darlene's reading a long story. >> michael falls asleep. >> brings new meaning to the term air head. >> theil you go. >> that's cool though. i like it.
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i bet they take this to other things, too, if you think about it. we'll see. meantime, you want it heated. torey you want it heated if you can find it. look at the feels like temper ures. numbers that are subzero in most of the tristate. it feels like 12 below in white plains, 1 below in morristown, bridgewater. 3 below in long branch. in the city, close but not quite. 4 degrees. in central park right now. blue skies, sunshine, still breezy. the breeze will weaken and loosen its grip upon us later on today. high temperature of 30 degrees. it stays cold all day. clear sky for tonight. wrong graphic but trust me low 20s, teens in the suburbs. we'll bounce back to the 40s tomorrow. >> that will feel great. >> lauren, what's happening? >> the more problematic ac tcidents weree had on the road have cleared but we have minor ones. travelig westbound on the l.i.e., there's an accident. not causing a major problem. a heads up. the tappan zee bridge where
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you have a speed restriction in place this morning. that's due to wind. weave icy conditions on the roadways. that seems to be improving as well. the commute's getting a little better as the morning goes on. >> lauren, thank you. this morning an historic step will be made on a big change we've been telling you about at west point. brigadier general diana holland will be formally installed as the commandant of cadets. that will make her the first woman to move into that high ranking position at the prestigious military academy. >> congratulations. 5:27. why donald trump has to defend his first ever tv commercial. plus, in and out of people's homes in queens. the search this morning for two men behind a spree of break-ins. >>wh reporter: and this morning we ha wve your firs lk k at the alleged suspect who stand a mcdonald's employee to death. i'm tracie strahan live in the kingsbridge section of the bronx with a video the nypd wants you to see. if you're about to head out the door, keep watching "today
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new this morning, a good look at the man police are looking for in the fatal manager. he'll quickly cut the head
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>> what donald trump is doing to some familiar messages in his first television ad. we'll tell you why one clip in particular is being criticized. frigid cold morning. we're waking up to the coldest morning of the winter. "today in new york" starts now. see that 1 in monticello. >> i know. >> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday morning, january 5th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. find out more about the temperatures. chris cimino. >> i'm calling it preschool temperatures, like 4. >> they look -- where's the other digit for a lot of these places. it doesn't look right. 6 in sussex, 7 in newburgh. across long island it's 12 and in the city it's 13. what to expect? more of the frigid temperatures. bright sunshine. the wind will ease by the afternoon. we don't break the freezing mark. a high temperature of around 30 degrees. let's see if there are any early
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lauren has the transit. >> delays on downtown 5 trains, jamaica bound j trains and rockaway bound l trains. commuter lines, they look great, metro-north, l.i.r.r. and new jersey transit all on schedule. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. new this morning, a look at the man wanted in a deadly stabbing that took place at a bronx mcdonald's. breaking news yesterday. tracie strahan is live in kingsbridge with new video. tracie. >> reporter: the sign on the door says closed, but we looked inside and workers are there preparing to open this mcdonald's restaurant hours after their manager, adam garcia, was stabbed to death here. this morning we're going to show you this video. new surveillance video released by the nypd that shows an alleged suspect in this case. check him out. you can see him walking down the street in a coat with a hooded
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authorities do believe he is the person that stabbed 28-year-old adam garcia inside this mcdonald's around 4:15 monday morning. he was a manager at the restaurant who asked the customer, possibly a homeless man, to leave after that person was inside for about 8 hours. police say the man did, but came backstabbing garcia to death before fleeing. we spoke to friends of garcia who say he was a family man who leaves behind a 5-year-old and was simply doing his job. >> the last time i saw him was here before christmas. he told me happy new year. if i don't see you, i love you. >> people in the area know him. he comes in often to the restaurant. >> reporter: again, we're showing you this newly released surveillance video of the alleged suspect in the case. over the phone police tell me they don't have much of a description to go by, michael, in terms of finding this person. this is video that was taken just minutes after adam garcia was stabbed to death here. back to you. >> police hoping someone will recognize something there. thanks very much, tracie.
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getting a look at two men wanted for nine daytime burglaries in the queens. police say they were behind a break-in between october and december. the last break-in on december 22nd, a woman came home and found them in her apartment. they were scared away. if you know these men, please call police. right now there is a code blue in effect here in new york city. there are more people out on the streets trying to get people who are out there as well inside. it's also the first day governor cuomo's cold weather initiative goes into effect. this requires communities to bring the homeless inside when it's 32 degrees or less outside. mayor de blasio says it's really not needed here. >> it doesn't change what we do and what we have done for many years. the state law is what's operative here and the executive order from our understanding does not change that basic reality. >> meanwhile, governor cuomo blasted the conditions of new york city shelters.
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bad they'd rather sleep in the subway or even outside. the mayor admits the shelters have not been up to par but he says the city is working to fix that. it is 5:34 right now. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. going to check in with chris cimino. frigid cold temperatures is what we're talking about. >> our first bout with really, really cold stuff. we're seeing scenes we haven't seen. a shot at the fountain in bryant park. actually frozen. that's the first time we've seen that. there's water working its way in the middle of the fountain. with temperatures at 12 degrees, everything freezing up. be careful. the areas where there is water that splashed on roadways and walkways could be icy, indeed. look at the temperatures, 5 in wallpack, franklin. 4 in sparta. where have the 30s, 40s, 50s gone? 12 in the city. same thing down in long branch. nothing mild about 12 degrees for sure. day planner, plenty of sunshine around, yes, we've got that.
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sort of diminishes as we get to the evening hours. temperatures, 24 at noon. forecasting a late day high of around 30 degrees. warmer days ahead and wet weather. let's get to lauren right now on the commute. >> thanks, chris. good morning, everyone. bus detours this morning, m 101 and 102 and q 64 and qm 4. if you're getting on the roads, this just came in, ramp from the long island expressway to the bqe shut down. delays building onto the main roadway. i'll continue to keep you posted. better news, live look outside at the in bound of the lincoln tunnel, cars moving nicely. no delays in bound or outbound at any of your hudson river crossings, don't forget to move your car, alternate side of the rule parking in effect. lauren, thank you. deadly brooklyn house fire is being ruled accidental. that fire broke out at this brown stone on new year's day. 56-year-old michael floyd died in the fire.
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suspicious because it started in a stairwell. they say the fire started from someone smoking in the four family home. police are offering a $10,000 reward for information on the death of a volunteer firefighter. justin spates family is pleading for witnesses to come forward. the 20-year-old was stabbed to death trying to break up a fight during a house party in the orange county part of crawford. more than 100 people were at the new year's eve party where he died. a grand jury has indicted a florida man for an alleged hate kram. the victim is sakir hawk. he was punched in the face by a man who said he wanted to, quote, kill muslims. his accused attacker is from jacksonville, florida. he's due back in court. he faces up to four years in prison if he is convicted. inspectors will be surveying the damage left behind after a van crashed through the front of a building in the bronx. this was the scene on bruckner boulevard in brown place last night.
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before jumping a curb and smashing through the doors of a storage facility. eight people were taken to area hospitals. none of their injuries is life threatening. and an ambulette driver was treated for minor injuries after his vehicle slammed into a scaffold which collapsed on the vehicle. this all happened near the hospital's emergency room on east 70th street. there were no passengers in the ambulette when it crashed. 5:38 right now. donald trump rolling out his first tv ads in two states. critics are pointing to the use of some questionable video. >> he'll stop illegal immigration by building a wall in our southern border that mexico will pay for. >> that scene that talks about the mexican border, that's actually from thousands of miles away in a different continent. it actually shows people streaming into spanish territory in the south from morocco. trump's camp said they intentionally used that video to
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bill clinton made his debut yesterday on the campaign trail for his wife. he stumped in two new hampshire towns. at the same time donald trump was tweeting, quote, i hope bill clinton starts talking about women's issues so voters can see what a hip krit he is, unquote. former president appeared to stop and think though before talking about trump himself. >> how do you feel about the kind of campaign donald trump is running? >> the republicans will have to decide if they're going to be nominating. how i feel is only relevant with respect to the nominee. >> the new hampshire primary takes place five weeks from today. hillary clinton trailing bernie sanders in the latest polls in that state. happening today, tom coughlin officially steps down as the giants head coach. after not making the playoffs in the past four seasons he said in a statement, quote, obviously the past three years have not been what any of us expect and as head coach i accept the responsibility for those
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quarterback eli manning was emotional. coughlin has been his only head coach. >> he's been a great coach to play under. we have a great relationship. we've had a good run. could have been better obviously, but i appreciate everything he's done for me. >> coughlin ends his run after 12 seasons and 102 wins with the giants. that includes two super bowl titles. >> all right. >> yeah. >> we'll remember that. i know we had a tough season. >> sure. but that's the way it goes, right, with head coaches after a few season of this sort of run. you know, move on. >> a lot of work. >> 5:40 now. just ahead, it's an emergency request. what bill cosby's wife is asking a judge to do. and plus 4 investigates getting to the bottom of a new surcharge you may see on some restaurant bills. what it's for and why it's being called illegal. and we have a rude awakening if you step outside. look, the camera's actually
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and welcome back. 5:44 on a frigid tuesday morning. we haven't said that all winter season so far. in fact, this is the fountain at bryant square. you can see the icicles forming. it didn't take much. but, again, we're talking about temperatures in the low teens. just a week ago people were sitting here, meet me by the fountain for lunch, we'll hang out for a while. not going to happen today. meantime, the last of the tree on the plaza. just a few days left, i think, maybe a couple, before we lose the tree and it just becomes mulch. well, what are you going to do? 12 in the city right now. wind chill is 4. brutally cold out there. it stays that way through the
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the chill stays in place. quiet, clear tonight. not quite as cold though as last night. that's good news. the cold more significantly eases by tomorrow. you will notice a big difference tomorrow with temperatures heading into the 40s. so colder than average for the second day in a row. normal high 39. 30 for the high in the afternoon. struggle and lump through the 30 degree mark. 12 right now in astoria. 10 emerson. 6 in ringwood. 5 in parsippany. massapequa, all of 14 degrees. into connecticut, 7 in danbury, 7 in newburgh. 1 in monticello. feels like 4 when the wind kicks in in the park. 5 below in newark. 6 below at jfk. still brutal cold wind chills. winds easing. northwest new jersey it's calm. 1 below with the wind in bridgewater, morristown. that's what it feels like in
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you need the hat, gloves, scarves. blue sky, sunshine, really deep blue sky because it's such a clear arctic air mass. the northerly flow keeps us cold. only around 30 degrees. tonight looking at clear skies again. the winds calm down below freezing and well below freezing in the city. teens in the north to west. tomorrow we start to see a little bit of a rebound. winds go more west. gradually more southwest as we work our way into thursday. chill subsides by afternoon, about 43. that will feel really good. thursday, 44 with a partly sunny sky. west to southwest breeze. then the weather gets a little unsettled. as the next weather maker moves in, it will be nice. liquid one coming in for friday and saturday. snow lovers still starving for some snow around here. 46 the expected high and into the weekend the shower threat lingers but it stays mild.
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20s, near 30s. 44 on thursday. mid 40s friday. showers late, on and off showers saturday and another rain chance sunday. temperatures in the mid and upper 40s. it will turn colder next week. let's turn to lauren scala. what's the commute looking like, lauren? >> it's been a busy commute this morning. couple of problems out there. one of them causing delays on the l.i.e. westbound coming off the long island expressway, ramp to the bqe shut down. that's causing some problems here. take a live look outside at the van wyck expressway. you'll see in the bottom left of your screen there, that's actually a fire truck and flares. northbound on the van wyck before you get to the belt parkway, there's likely an accident. still trying to confirm that. delays go back a little bit. plenty of rubber necking out there. headed southbound, it looks like there are some lanes blocked on the southbound side as well. out by the belt parkway. leave yourself plenty of extra time. queensboro bridge, things look good on the camera.
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headed to the upper level heading into manhattan, there is a disabled vehicle out there blocking a lane. once you get past it, you can see everything is moving nicely. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. weather and traffic on the 4s. 5:47. attorneys for bill cosby want to postpone his wife's scheduled deposition. tomorrow camille cosby is expected to answer questions in a defamation lawsuit against her husband. it was brought by 7 of the 50 women who claim cosby assaulted them. the women claim cosby called them liars. in south carolina a police officer charged with murdering a man at a traffic stop is free on bond. north charleston officer michael slayinger was granted a half million dollars bail. the judge agreed he would be in prison too long because the trial will not start until october. he was arrested last april and that's when video shows him firing at walter scott. scott appears unarmed and appears to be running away.
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university employees will be getting a raise. governor cuomo announced plans to gradually raise the wage for university workers to $15. just days ago new york state boosted the minimum wage to $9. the governor is hoping to raise it to all new yorkers to $15. the hourly minimum wage for tipped restaurant workers went up to $7.50 an hour. one viewer sent us a bill from hillstone. a 2% surcharge to help pay `or the increased minimum wage. the city says it's illegal. the owner said restaurants need to get creative or risk losing business. >> turn every stone over and see where you can save and where you can, you know, sort of make ends meet. >> hillstone says the charge is clearly stated on the min u enu and
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it doesn't believe it's illegal to do this. the city says if you see the surcharge on your bill you should file a complaint with the consumer affairs department. right now there's no word when the chick-fil-a will reopen downtown. the restaurant was supposed to reopen yesterday morning but chick-fil-a says it has decided to stay closed until it feels everything has exceeded standards. this morning police are searching for the vandals who shut down a west chester county school district for an entire day. somebody smashed windshields and slashed tires on more than two dozen buses parked behind the high school. that forced the district to cancel classes on monday, first day back from the holiday break. mechanics spent the day making repairs. the damage was estimated at more than $20,000. the classes do resume today. right now police in west chester are looking for the man suspected of stealing from a church collection basket.
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you can see the man at st. joseph's in bronxville on new year's eve. police say he stole a holiday mass donation bag. the church said he pocketed about $2,000. if you recognize this man, you should call police. 5:50. police on long island are looking for the joyriders who turned a car dealership into an illegal demolition derby. nassau police say somebody got into the gated lot at westbury jeep, then started driving unlocked cars that had the keys inside. we're told they crashed nearly three dozen vehicles and they caused more than $120,000 worth of damage. bergen county's newest prosecutor is making history. he's the first person of the sikh religion to hold the job.
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prosecutor until he can be confirmed. 5:571. look out below. we'll show you where falling snow buried people on a sidewalk. and if you missed it, you can watch it going back up again. when the ball will be raised in times square. don't forget follow us on facebook and twitter, darlene4ny, michaelg4ny also instagram.
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today in times square the giant ball will be relit again. it will be raised back to the top of one times square. it will be there for the rest of the year. on the "today" show it said how does it work for you to cleanse? you don't eat again until the ball drops. >> that's a sure way. >> extreme. >> to lose a few pounds. >> long year. >>. >> the ball going up, that's what i said should happen at new year's eve. >> see it go up? >> yes. >> and see it go down. >> it goes up at 6:00 p.m. i was out there for the first time. they do a little ceremony. >> you disagree? >> you want it to go up? >> at midnight. >> when the baby is born, you raise it up. >> like the lion king. >> that's how i thought. very same thing. they fell asleep in the control room. hello.
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12 in astoria. we're talking deep freeze right now. single digit temperatures through the northwestern suburbs. brutal out there. the 11 pushes us back to last february the last time we were that cold. in terms of what we're looking at, not a great recovery. up near 30 by the end of the day, we hope, with less wind out there as we work our way through time. that's going to be a process. 21 the low with the clear sky in the city. a few teens in the suburbs. low 40s by tomorrow. stay in the 40s through the weekend. hang in there. >> lauren, what's happening? >> a bunch of signals causing problems. delays on downtown 5 trains, jamaica bound j trains and rockaway l trains. broken rail on the l.i.r.r. seeing minor delays. live look outside at the van wyck expressway. the belt parkway. in is on the northbound side of
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we'll keep a close eye and keep you posted. staten island's borough president makes an appeal to landlords with empty ants to help hurricane sandy victims. james otto is looking to get short term leases for people still rebuilding their homes. he'll make an announcement at 1:00 this afternoon. there are hundreds of homes under construction. several hundred more that need to be elevated from future floods. three plus years since hurricane sandy. >> sure has been. it's 5:57. freezing cold. temperatures in the teens. it's not going to let up though before you leave for work this morning. team coverage on this frigid forecast is ahead at 6:00. also at 6:00 a.m., fears of another free fall after the dow's worst start to a year since back in 2008. we're going to get to the experts at cnbc and we'll get you some answers about that coming up next. if you're heading out the door, keep us with you. download the news 4 app. we're back in two minutes.
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this morning a first look at the man police are desperate to find. the suspect in a deadly stabbing inside a mcdonald's in the bronx. >> some brand-new campaign ads from gop front-runner donald trump, and they're causing controversy even before they hit the air. and bitterly cold temperatures, and with the wind it could feel like it' 10 belowsewhere you live. "today in new york" starts now. but fear not. it's not going to last forever. good morning, everyone. tuesday morning, january 5th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. i feel a lot better. >> see? i put out for you some comfort. >> there's always june. >> right. >> no, there's probably always tomorrow and once we get o thursday we're talking 40s. look at the numbers now. it's hard to comprehend. 7 in rhinebeck.
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11 degrees in the city. 13 fari'ng dale. 12 in long branch. 9, morristown, trenton and 6 in sussex. the wind chill in the park at this hour, we've slipped below zero. it feels like 3 below in central park, 5 below at newark, 6 below at jfk. you need to dress appropriately. this is not anything you want to play around with. wear the hat, gloves, scarf, dress in layers. bright, sunny day. upper 20s to near 30 before the day is through, we'll talk about the warmup. thanks, chris. good morning, everyone. on the van wyck expressway, a live look outside at all lanes closed by the belt parkway. pretty heavy delays southbound. southbound delays are worse. that's where all the cl traffic is headed to jfk airport. leave yourself plenty f time tw get there. in addition to that, we have an accident on the southern state parkway by ekts it 17 by hempstead avenue. that's an exit or so. heavy delays.
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i did get reports of a suspension on the j and z line. i'll have that coming up on the 4s. 6:01 right now. video of a man who police say walked into the bronx mcdonald's and stabbed the store manager. we brought it as breaking news yesterday. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is in kingsbridge with the developments. tracie. >> reporter: darlene, police say the suspect they're looking for is well known to people who live and work in this area. this morning they want the publ thake a good look at the video that we're about to show you that show the clear images of the man who stabbed the night manager here and then fled. you can see for yourself this video taken just minutes a'ver the attack here. that maen is walking down the street in a coat with a hooded sweatshirt underneath carrying what appears to be a dark bag. he is the man who police think stabbed adam garcia around 4:15 monday morning. garcia was the night manager
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he asked the customer, possibly a homeless man according to police, to leave the restaurant after being inside for eight hours. a former employee tells us. >> i asked them for a security guard. >> now, again, here's your look at the new i released surveillance video of the nypd this alleged suspect in the case taken just minutes after the stabbing here. bring you back live, darlene. the vigil has been set up for adamant garcia at the mcdonald's restaurant. he leaves behind a 5-year-old son. after being closed for hours after the attack, this mcdonald's just reopened. back to you. >> tracie strahan in kingsbridge.
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a 15-year-old girl charged with the murder that left her mother dead is in court. destiny garcia is being taken into custody. she's accused of killing her mother, rosie sanchez, and her mother's boyfriend, anderson nunez inside the sheeps head bay houses last week. garcia claims she was being abused. according to investigators, there were no signs the killings were in self-defense. nine apartment burglaries in a ten block radius. new this morning, we're getting a look at two men police want to find. the break-ins happened between october and december. thane men got away with electronics, jewelry, bikes, and thousands of dollars in cash. in the last break-in on december 22nd, a woman came in and found them in her apar ent. they were scared away. if you know the men, call lice. 6:04 right now. time for a check on the weather and traffic on the 4s. darlene said last night you felt the temperatures actually going down. >> absolutely. going from place to place. you walk in a store, come out, a little bit colder. next location.
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in a hurry. that's what happens when an arctic mass moves in, especially when it's displacing an air mass. brutal morning with the wind ills. below zero. that includes the city this morning. bright sunshine but it stays on the frigid side through the afternoon hours. we don't break the freezing mark. the wind will ease some taking a little bit of a sting. this morning, still plenty of wind and wind chills to worry about. here's some good news. weekend, 40s. you don't have to shovel the cold. a warmup is on the way. we'll have the details and the complete seven day forecast in a bit. lauren, i saw an update being whispered in your ear, what's going on. >> not a good update. lirr tweeted customers please anticipate delays and cancellations due to a broken rail near west bury. lirr personnel are on scene making repairs to the rails.
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we'll continue to keep you posted. subway problems, signal problems onow the j and z are suspending rvice in both directions. in addition to this, we have delays on downtown 5 trains, delays on jamaica bound j trains and delays on rock away parkway l. bound trains. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. 6:06. chris was just talking about the freezing temperatures and how fast they got there. it feels like single digits outside in new york city a code blue is in effect. it means the city is stepping up its outreach to get everyone safe and warm indoors. "today in new york's" katherine creag is live outdoors. you're,showing us it got so cold, kat, the fountain froze. >> reporter: i think my face froze. this is always a good gauge of how cold it is. we come to bryant park, where i think it's windier than the east
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we see bryant park, it is frozen, icicles hanging. there's a little bit of water coming out of it, but it is so cold out of here. if you think you're cold, try talking to some of the cons fuction workers we chatted with earlier. itis really puts everything in perspective. we met some over by 58th street. they started their shift 9:30 at night and then they ended at 30 this morning. one break, 1:30 in the morning to eat and get warm. these are the workers who are mo out in it. we also found utility workers and more construction workers along fifth avenue in the 40s and 50s. workers told us they're bundled up wearing several layers. a commuter we talked to thought she had enough layers on, but not so much because it is so brutally cold. >> i took the subway. it's horrible. e trains are really late, all of hem are late. >> do you think you're bundled up enough? >> i thought i was but i was wrong. >> that's it, we dress for it. you know, as long as we keep moving, we seem to be okay.
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friend, a fruit stand vendor, also by second avenue, 59th street. he's frozen. the fruit he's selling i frozen, but he tolde me that it is edible once it thaws out, michael. he's wearing eight layers. i have to quickly tell you, we have to do a live report for our sister station i miami. they're doing a cold weather, report, michael, because it's 63 degrees there. so chilly. the world's smallest violin is playing to them. we're visiting with them a li ittle bit later today. >> kat, i want you to give them a good talking to down there in miami when you do your live report for them. you tell them what it's all about. >> totally, michael. >> kat, thank you so much. it is 6:08 on this tuesday morning. today a pastor accused of stealing from the church is expected to face a judge. daniel iampalia was arrested in november for petty larceny. he's accused of swiping $238 in
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upper east side -- on the up per east side. the church board members say they put a camera inside the office when they noticed money was missing. in just a few hours president obama will tell everyone how he plans to tighten gun control. he worked out the details yesterday with attorney general loretta lynch. now we're expecting executive orders that expand background checks on gun buyers. more federal agents will be hired to do those checks. house speaker paul ryan condemns it calling it executive overreach. today begins the fourth day in a stand offoverran mucher's rights. they've taken over a building at a national wildlife refuge. the fbi says they're hoping for a peaceful resolution. the two ranchers at the center of it reported back to prison in southern california. they say they're not part of what's happening in oregon at that refuge joompt donald trump's camp is defending some ntroversial video used in a new tv ampaign that begins airing today.
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immigration by building a wall in our south on border that mexico will pay for. >> the announcer's talking about the southern border, but the video has nothing to do with mexican migrants. it's showing people streaming into spanish territory from morocco. trump's camp says they use that to show the threats amerorica ces. in cnbc money report investors are strapping in for what could be a bumpy ride on wall street. landon dowdy joins us. at one point the dow down 4 70 points but rebounded. >> that's right. we made up for the losses. more red arrows at the opening bell on wall street. china fueled a selloff. futures are modestly lower this morning. stocks falling sharply monday with the dow down as much as 470 points as you mentioned before ntrimming losses by the close. this comes amid fresh signs, signs the economy, second
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asian markets were lower again today. europe giving back early gains. the dow ending down 276 points. it's the worst start to a year since 2008. not exactly the best start to 2016 for the markets here on wall street. not at all. all right, landon. nice to see you. >>re> it's 6:10 right now. still ahead, the weather gets downright dangerous when falling snow burries people walking along a busy street. then the suspects went t a car dealership and then for a little demolition derby. weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new york." i've smoked a lot and quit a lot, but ended $p nowhere. now i use this. the nicoderm cq patch, with unique extended release technology, helps prevent the urge
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welcome back. 6:14. tuesday morning. an id cold tuesday morning. boy, temperatures are down in
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single numbers in the suburbs and wind chills are below zero. this is brutal out there. the chill will stay in place all day. it will be a bright, sunny day. quiet, clear, and the cold gins to ease tomorrow. again, this is a quick shot of arctic air. that's the good news. not going to stick around. it's out there this morning. at the bus stops, very cold for the kids. no one will linger. windy, too. 13 degrees. 24 by receso time. still on the breezy side. sunshine out there. at dismissal, only in the 20s. wie chills in the upper teens. quite cold for any after school activities generally in the upper 20s. 11 in mid town, 10 in jersey city, 9 in harrison. out across the island, if you want to call them the milder temperatures, generally 10 to 15 degrees as well as down to the shore. the proxi ity to the water ketheping yo milder. 13 is not mild. 5 s in parsippany. 9 in princeton.
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zero in hunter. there's still some wind out there and at times when it gusts it feels like 3 below zero in cent bl park. 5 below is what it feels like at newark. 12 below in white plains. 3 below in newburgh. zero at poughkeepsie. there's less wind going on out there west of the city. that will be the trend today. there should be less wind as we go through time. lots of clear sky covered by an ar ictic high pressure. northerly flow with the sunshine keeps temperatures in the 20s to near 30 at best. then tonight it's mostly clear, cold again. about 21 in town. few upper teens in the suburbs. could rebound tomorrow take the 21 and more than double it up. the winds go more west to southwest about 43. that will be a trend right on into thursday, too. so wednesday, thursday looking pretty comfortable. temperatures back to the mid 40s.
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friday. possibility of showers coming up in the west. high on friday, 46. at td nd continues into the weekend. the weekend stays a little unsettled. some shower activity unsettled. temperature 49 and then we gradually turn colder again by next week. 6:17. let's send i over to lauren scala. get an update on the commute. >> start with the rails and mass transit. it is so cold i don't want you standing on platforms. ronkonkoma, port jeff, delays and cancellations. you could be out there for a while. a broken rail. other major commuter lines doing fine. subways, service is suspended on the j and z between crescent street and jamaica center. you can use the q 56 bus as an alternate option. in addition to that, we have delays on downtown 5 trains and delays on jamaica bound j
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a bunch of problems on the rails. if you're getting on the roads, route 303, two problems. southbound by 59 in central nyack. a fallen tree by bradley parkway. use caution as you travel over there. the van wyck, we saw this problem. two lanes shut down. southbound the delays are far worse. if you need to head to j.f.k., leave extra time. alternate side parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. this morning attorneys for bill cosby want to postpone his wife's scheduled deposition. tomorrow camille cosby expected to answer questions in the defamation lawsuit against her husband. the lawsuit was brought by seven of the more than 50 women who claimed that bill cosby assaulted ttem. the women claimed cosby called them liars. noimw cosby's counter suing. he's accusing the women of making false legations. a van slammed into a building in the bronx sending
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this was the scene on bruckner boulevard in browns place last night. police say a van struck two other vehicles before jumping a curb and smashing through the doors of the storage facility. eight people taken to area hospitals with minor injuries. poigce are trying to track down the vandals who smashed their way to a long island car dealership and more. it happened sometime between sunday and monday at a lot on vaughn street in woes bury. nassau county police say somebody got into the dealership's gated lot. they found cars that had their keys inside. ths. began crashing them into other vehicles on the lot. investigators say the illegal demolition derby caused more than $120,000 worth of damages. all right. 6:19 right now. still ahead, the three nfl teams looking to relocate to los angeles. then the invention that some believe is the best ever. >> just so happens -- >> the sweatshirt that will let you snooze just about everywhere. that's next.
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welcome back. 6:23. 11ey degrees out. 1-1. broadway in off to a record breaking start in the new year. this year -- this past week, i should say, was the highest grossing one in broadway history with $43 million in sales. >> look at the crowds. >> 20 of the 38 shows now
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four of them passed the $2 million mark. the mild weather, premium pricing and extra performan ces all helped give attendance a big boost. a sweatshirt created by two people from california is a big hit. itut's called the hypnose hoodie. what makes it special is it has hood. head down. was, kick starter campaign. raised $60,000. double what they needed. there's the person using the hood. people contruted $49. they get a sweatshirt. of march. it's a great idea, right? >> we have inflatable pillows. >> why do you look like you're sitting a little higher? >> sadly we don't need pillows >> you need heat. anything that can keep you warm. those little heated pads you can
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murray hill, same temperature, jersey city. brutal out there. single numbers north and west. wind chills, plenty of blue skies. up side, bright looking day. we struggle to get back to 30 th shis afternoon. the wind will ease later as we go through the afternoon. good news. 21 the low and teens in the suburbs. climb into the 40s tomorrow. we stay there right on through the upcoming weekend. >> check in with lauren. i know we have new developments. >> yeah. this has been a bad commute this morning. we have an update for lirr commuters on the ronkonkoma and rt jefferson. broken rail by the westbury station. bundle up. you could be out there for a while. otherwise, major rail lines look good. live outside to the alexander hamilton. disabled vehicle underneath the apartments coming across the westbound cross bronx. u can see delays building quickly. disabled vehicle on the tappan
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j. and z lines. lauren, thank you. 6:25. coming up next, new developments in a murder at mcdonald's. >> reporter: well, he may have pled but not before surveillance cameras caught the man who is accused of stabbing a mcdonald's employee to death. the video nypd wants you to see. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag li tve in the park. are they ready for the weather? you'll hear from them. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching "today in new york."
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walked into a mcdonald's and stabbed a store manager. the end of an era. tom coughlin hours away from saying bye to big blue. brace yourself for the cold. that's the fountain at bryant park. "today in new york" starts now. >> it's cold. >> 6:30 a.m. on this tuesday, january 5th. good morning, i'm michael gargiulo.
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chris cimino has the weather. >> it's the real deal. we are down to 10 degrees in howell and jackson. new jersey at 10. looking at 6 in sussex. only 11 in the city. single numbers through the hudson valley, interior of connecticut. teens on long island. a lot of the numbers feel like below zero. it's going to be 30 by the time we get to 3:00. we'll talk about it in a little bit. let's get the latest on the morning commute. it's been rough so far. >> it has. the cold weather sometimes causes broken rails. that's the case for l.s r.r. these key delays are due to broken rareils.
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signal problems. q 56 bus is an alternate option. quick tsve look at the tappan zee bridge where we have a disabled vehicle on the span heading to west chester county. getting past it things are okay. getting into this area it's quite a slow ride this morning. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. this is what everybody's talking about ri t now, the freezing cold weather we're having outside. "today in new york's" katherine creag is braving the temperatures for us. completely protected, i hope, in bryant park. kat? >> i feel like i have a lot of layers on. it is so cold, michael. each and every person we talked to thought they had enough layers on. no, not so much. it is so cold. to give you an idea how cold it is, the bryant park fountain, icicles hanging from it right there. if you think you're cold though, try the consideration of working outside. that's what the construction
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they started at 9:30 last night and they got a break at 1:30 this morning. they were out in the bitter cold early this morning, fifth avenue. the workers told us they were wearing several layers, eight layers in fact. commuters we were just talking with, they thought they had enough clothing on but it is just still so extremely cold. >>temptation. >> how has it been so far? >> bad. >> too dang cold. >> do you feel like you're bundled up? >> not enough. >> thanks. >> reporter: that guy walking away, that kind of gives you an idea, michael, how people don't really want to stand outside and chat about the weather because it's so cold. she's walking to penn station, 34th street, going to 49th stre wet, 15 blocks. 15 bitterly cold blocks. that's what people are dealing wi athhis m rning because it is so cold.
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>> get the hot chocolate. we'll check in with you. >> i will. 6:32. happening now, governor cuomo's mandates to bring the homeless in out of the cold is in effect. it's the first day of the cold weather initiative. it's in effect. it requires t t communities to bring t sthe homeless inside when it is below 32 degrees outside. mayor de blasio says the state mandate is not needed in new york city. >> it doesn't change what we do and what we have done for many ars. the state law is what's operative here and the executive der from our understanding does not change that basic reality. >> meanwhile, governor cuomo blasted the condition of the city shelters. the mayor admitted they'ry not up to par but the city is working to fix them. coming up on 6:34. time for weather and t affic on the 4s. chris, i know this is one
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>> i think so. talk about 6 degrees, 8 degrees, 11 degrees. thatss the real deal. below normal temperatures. something we haven't seen this winter season so far. brutal morning temperatures on top of that. bright sunshine, that's the up side of all of this. it stays frigid throughout the day. the wind will ease some, too. that gets better as we go through time. we don't break the freezing mark. we stay in the 20s to around 30 at best. looking at feels like temperatures of 3 below in central park. feels like 5 below in newark. 6 below at jfk. to the north, subzero mperatures. white plains where it feels like 12 below zero. your dayplanner, bright sunny, bitterly cold. getting to 24 by noon. the wind eases towards evening. we should see a high in the upper 20s to around 30 degrees. lauren scala has been busy this morning. what's the latest? >> i'll tell you the same thing again. i don't want you to stand out in the cold too long. a broken rail on the lirr.
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as well as canc biellae.ons. otherwise, major commuter lines doing fine this morning. disabled truck stuck on the ram coming off the eastbound cross westchester expressway. 95 to the new england throughway. that blocks the right lane. cross bronx expressway where things are very heavily delayed out there as you make you way westbound into the bronx river parkway. this goes all the way over to the george washington bridge. we have a disabled truck there. delays are very heavy. alternate side of the street parking rules are i effect today. moofre weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. lauren, thank you very much. new this morning, video of a man police say are armed and dacrngerous. investigators say they believe this man walked into a mcdonald's in the bronx and stabbed a manager there, father of a young boyos death. tracie strahan is live in kingsbridge. tracie. >> reporter: michael, we spoke to a customer who as you can
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broken to what happened to adam garcia here. the restaurant opened a short time ago. authorities are asking for the public's health in catching adam garcia's killer. this is a tool they think will help in all of this. this is surveillance video released just hours ago showing the alleged suspect in the case walking down the street with a hooded sweatshirt underneath his parka carrying what appears to be a dark bag on his shoulder. now that video was taken minutes after police believe he stabbed 28-year-old adam garcia on the mcdonald's on broadway. garcia was the night manager here. according to police he asked a customer, possibly a homeless man to leave the restaurant ter being inside for eight hours. the man left but police say he came backstabbing garcia to death. friends say the victim was a family man who was simply doing his job. >> the last time i saw him was here before christmas. he told me happy new year, if i don't see you, i love you.
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he comes in often to the resestaurant. >>r reporter: let's show you that video one more time of the alleged suspect that police say stabbed adam garoma to death. he leaves behind a 5-year-old n and, michael, a short time ago when the restaurant reopened we saw a squad car from the 50th precinct circling the area. the precinct just feet away from here. the customer actually ran to the precinct trying to get help. back to you. >> tracie, thank you. 6:37. right now brooklyn teen accused of killing her mother and her mother's boyfriend is expected to be arraigned today. surveillance video shows destiny garcia being taken nto custody. she is being charged as an adult with the murders of rosie sanchez and anderson nunez. their bodies were found inside the sheep's head bay houses a week after they were killed. garcia claims she was being abused but the killings don't appear to be in self-defense. the bronx man accused of
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morning is expected to be arraigned today. he was arrested in prince gorges county, maryland. he allegedly shot his wife while in an argument and the two kids were upstairs. she survived. thursday marks one year since the paris attacks at "charlie hebdo." this morning president hollande memorialized the mntazine staff members who were gunned down. flags were unveiled there and at a kosher supermarket. more people were killed at that location. memorial services will be held through the weekend to remember the killings. a south carolina police officer at the center of a racially charged shooting death is free now on a half million nd. judge yesterday released him because his trial is not until october.
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running away unarmed when he was shot. a grand jury indicted a man accused of a hate crime. the accused attacker is a 55-year-old from jacksonville, florida. he's due back in court next month. happening today, tom coughlin talks about his decision to step down as head coach of the new york giants. after not making the playoffs for the past four seasons he said in a statement, quote, obviously the past three years have not been what any of us expect, and as head coach i accept the responsibility for afester hearing the news emotional. coughlin has been the only head coach he's had. >> he's been a great coach to play under. we've had a great relationship. we've had a good run. could have been better obviously but i appreciate everything he's done for me. >> coughlin has 12 seasons, 102 wins and that includes two super
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e daily fantasy sites fan duel and draft kings want to keep running during their appeal. court papers want a temporary stay to let them keep doing business should stay in place. a ruling could come later this month during the nfl playoffs. parent company comcast and nbc sports have invested in fan duel. it is 6:39. next season we may see football played in los angeles for the first time in decades. >>ou t kt's because there's three teams, oakland raiders, st. louis rams, san diego chargers filiu' relocation papers with the league. the chargers say they would partner with the raiders on a new stadium in l.a. the rams and raiders moved out of l.a. after the 19894 seasons. presentations will be made at an owner's meeting. l.a. couuald go from having no teams to -- >> three? three te s? all right. we'll see. 6:40 right now. look out bew. cameras catch the moment falli t snasow burries people on a busy sidewalk.
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increase for restaurant workers. it could trickle down on to your check. it's a story you'll see only on news 4 next. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. you're watching "today in new
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well come back. 11 degrees on this tuesday morning. it's cold her butein northeastern turkey. snow sliding off a roof in the busy section near the black sea. people ran for cover. twe peopl hurt. others buried.
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witnesses. 6:44. time for weather tnd traffic together. no snow around here to worry about. just plain cold. that's what we have. the flags look like they're blowing up. it's bringing wind chills that are below zero even here in the city. we're at 11 degrees right now. the sky is clear. it's going to stay that way. wind chill 3 below in the last hour. pretty frigid. the cold will ease somewhat in the next 24 to 36 hours. by tomorrow afternoon we could see temperatures back near or above 40 egrees again. this is short duration, this cold snap. second day in a rowidalkinn below temperatures and several degrees below normal. one the heels of two record setting warm months, november and december, january averaging a little bit below normal. that will be the trend for the next 24 hours. chelsea, 10. hoboken, 10. 11 in greenridge. dypger heights. 7 in newburgh and danbury. ti
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bridgewater, trenton. low teens across long island and down the jersey shore. it feels as cold as 12 buy low in white plains and 14 below is what it feels like in monticello. meantime, big high pressure. the arctic high is sitting here. we don't expect much for cloud cover the next couple of days. a good deal of sunshine. only in the 20s to around 30. tonight will be another cold one. down in the low 20s. suburbs down in the teens. with less wind it won't feel quite as brutal. nice bounce back. more of a westerly breeze, eventually west or southwest. with sunshine, few high clouds, temperatures back to the low 40s. mid 40s by thursday. another dry day. friday starts out dry. end up with showers late in the day. high temperature of 46. that will carry over int the weekend.
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some showers on saturday, notice the 46 friday, 47 saturday. 49 sunday. cool it down monday to 44. i think it turns colder again by the middle of next week. 6:47. lauren, what's the latest news heading out the door. >> a lot going on now. lirr has the broken rail issue. up to 20 minute delays on the ronkonkoma. delays on the a, d, 5 trains. delays on jamaica bound j train in t addition to the suspension on the j and z. you'll need to use the q 56 bus again. on the taconic an accident on the peakskill road. jor deegan, watch ought for a disabled bus southbound by west 230th street. heading towards the george washington bridge, disabled truck under the apartments causing a mess on the cross bronx. 20 minutes in bound at the
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the lincoln, 15 at the holland. disabled truck on truck route 1 and 9 by central avenue. one more thing for you, westboun on grand central parkway. super cold out there. lots of disabled vehicles. broken rail not a fun ride to work today. back to you, darlene and michael. >> certainly not. lauren, thank you. this morning the chick-fil-a in harold square still closed for cleaning. the much anticipated fast food spot voluntarily closed for health code violations. violations were improperly refrigerated food and fruit flies. it was supposed to open yesterday morning but they decided to stay closed until everything exceeds standards. on new year's over the hourly minimum wage for tipped restaurant workers increased to 7:50 an hour. neouws 4 l trns that the cost is being passed on to you. oneville from hillstone shows a 2% surcharge listed as nys
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the restaurant says it's to help pay the increased minimum wage. the city says that's illegal. >> that violates the city law. you're at risk of a $500 per plate essentially fine. >> i think they should abide by new york law. >> now hillstone says the charge is clearly stated on the menu and the bill. they don't believe it's illegal. the city says if you see the surcharge on your bill you should file a complaint with consumer affairs. you can't just put it on and say this is the state mandating us. that's the state's position. >> once again, having to pay a attention to every single thing. >> right. >> itemized on the bill. 6:49. coming up, the app that claims to be a cheat sheet for parents. can it interpret what your newborn says. >> follow us on facebook, twitter, instagram. darlene4ny, michaelg4ny.
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6:52. 11 degrees outside right now. well, an app that claims to decode your baby's cries sounds like a dream come true, right? oh. >> based on the collection of 200,000 crying sounds, the infant cry translator says it can tell if your child is hungry, in pain, needs a new diaper. the app may be fun, but nothing compares to the time of getting to know your baby. >> absolutely. put the phone down. figure it out. >> figure it out. >> they don't come with manuals. weh, all make mistakes. >> after six, seven years i was great with the kids. >> i heard somebody say parenting the first 45 years are the hardest. >> "today" show is coming up in just a few minutes. >> we'll check in with mault and savannah. see what's ahead. >> my favorite new yorker cartoon, the father looking down at two sons fighting and wrestling on the floor, listen, listen good, i'm only going to
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>> coming up on a tuesday morning, the new poll numbers from the presidential race just out this morning should give donald trump reason to boast. also ahead, the fascination over the netflix documentary, making a murder. this morning the women behind it reveal an exclusive new twist in that case. >> a very proud kirstie alley will reveal her new weight loss success. this one even led to this, this little mini "cheers" reunion. >> ryan seacrest stops by for the farewell season of "american idol." i know what all of matt's cries mean. >> yes, i would imagine that by now you probably do. >> i do. there's i'm hungry. >> i'm angry. >> have a snickers bar, matt. >> before you turn into joe peschi. >> we'll be right back. we'll have today's top stories
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new this morning, video of a man t jehey say stabbed a restaurant manager to death. >> "today in new york's" tracie strahan. >> surveillance video shows the alleged suspect really minutes after adam garcia was stabbed to death. here you see that suspect walking down broadway with a hooded sweatshirt underneath a parka carrying what appears to be a dark bag on his shoulder.
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28-year-old adam garcia, a night manager at this mcdonald's at 4:15 monday morning. following a confrontation in which garcia asked the man to leave after he was in the restaurant for eight hours. adam garcia died here. he leaves behind a 5-year-old son. back to you. now to "today in new york's" katherine creag in the bitter cold temperatures. kat. >> reporter: darlene and michael, the glamor of television will never be lost on me. it sounds like this because we're taking shelter in one of the empty holiday shops. we'll be out in the elements. we are to show you this in bryant park because the fountain, it is frozen right now. in the middle of bryant park. you think it's bad, but let me close this door. take this into consideration. you're not outside for eight hours, nine hours like some of the construction workers, the food vendors that we talked with earlier this morning. that's what they had to endure. some of them wearing eight layers. a lot of people telling us they had enough clothes on.
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it's so cold. >> kat creag there. getting into one of the pop-up stores legally. >> legally. >> all legally. what's going on, lauren? >> we have some problems on the roads but people have heat in their cars. for people who don't have heat on the platforms, 25 minute delays and cancellations. the lirr has a broken rail near westbury. service suspended on the j and z between crescent street and jamaica center. q 56 bus. no downtown service on the 6 train in the bronx and delays on the a, d, j, 5 train. lots of rail problems. >> chris, one more check. >> first time i have to use the it's ffffff cold out there, right? >> 11 in the city, single digits in the north and west. subzero wind chills. if you look at the seven day forecast, the rest is not bad, all 40s. >> that's a trick. >> think about it.
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tomorrow, it will be all good.
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