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is behind a deadly shooting spree. they believe he picked up riders before and after the crimes. the damage done by one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the pacific islands. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everybody. 5:00 a.m. on this monday, february 22nd. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm darlene rodriguez. storm team 4's chris cimino here with the forecast. hey, chris. >> good morning guys. geictting through the month. about a week to go. tebperatures after the mild weekend cooling down a little bit over the next couple of days. no arctic air in sight. that's the good news. 40ho in the city right now. you get out de of town, it drops. poughkeepsie poughkeepsie, newburgh and sussex. the further away you go, the temperatures drop off. across long island, we're seeing a few 30s. it's a coat day but lighter type of coat. sunshine expected. few fair weather clouds expected. should reach a high of 48 degrees. couple of storms to talk about. we'll get to that in a little bit. let's get to lauren scala.
the community. >> mostly green behind me. we have an accident report that came in. this is southbound on 95 by playland parkway. that blocks the right lane. it's very early. itve's not causing a delay yet. i'll let you know if that changes. otherwise, row work at the queens midtown tunnel. it should wrap up. roadwork shut down the south tube. we'll have more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> thanks very much. it shows the moments before a brutal stabbing in the bronx. this is just one of three separate slashings in the bronx that happened over the weekend. tracie strahan in williams bridge with more information. people concerned about what's going on. >> absolutely, michael. this one that we're about to show you is a brazen n tack. it happened on saturdays afternoon in front of security cameras on these buildings. plenty of people on the street. what's scary is that police are telling us that ts he victim stabbed didn't know her attackers. here's the video released hours
you're going to see two men walking out of a two-door black sedan. one in a black coat getting out of the passenger side. the other a driver in a ski cap. there was a crowd gathered here on holland avenue saturday. but they start backing up when they see the two men get out of the car. then they attack. police are telling us the target was a woman. it's tough to dee. she was wearing a pink fleece and say she was stabbed by both suspects. one stabbing her in the right de of her stomach, the other cutting her in her right ear before they took off in that sedan heading eastbound on burke avenue. now, again, that woman was taken to jacoby hospital. she is said to be in good condition. if you can belie e it, michae she said to make a full recovery. she's the one that told police she didn't even know these guys in the first place. >> thanks very much, tracie. we appreciate it. there was a 32-year-old man who was the victim in another random
police say it was in front of a membership i mart on east 173rd street in southern boulevard in kre tone a. police are searching for three suspects in an attack sunday morning. this time in claremont. this is two men in their 20s stabbed after leaving a house partgron east 173rd street near park avenue. one victim stabbed in the left side, the other in the stomach. new this morning -- >> hi, all right. 5:03. i'll take that. w this morning, police have linked the suspect to a pair of attempted robberies in brooklyn. security cameras show the man in the dark hooded swestshirt entering a bp gas station in greenpoint yesterday. police say he pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. the clerk refused. theinuspect tried again at a bp gas station in brooklyn. once again, he left empty handed. this time cameras got an image
a massive cleanup continues fiji. the cyclone flattened and flooded remote villages. the wind gusd up to 202 miles an hour on saturday. the death toll now up to 21. communications are knocked out, schools closed and fiji's prime minister declared a 30-day state of emergency. the wind speed, over 200 miles an hour. >> just the whole area there is devastated right now. 5:04. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. looking at our weather picture here. >> that would be a category 5 hurricane. that's a small island. very vulnerable. finally that system moving out. in the meantime, a quieter weather picture to start the workweek. sunshine headed our way. it's chillier this morning. temperatures in the 30s in the suburbs to 40 in the city. sunshine throughout. take along the shades. just generally a lightweight coat for the most part. temperatures back into the 40s this afternoon and winds are fairly light, too.
mostly clear but holding at 40 degrees. a lot of the suburbs in the 30s. sunshine, a few cloud mixing in for scenic purposes only and a high in upper 40s. the clouds will mean a little precipitation tomorrow and wednesday. we'll get to that in a little bit. first the commute with lauren. >> i was going to saylet get the forecast from lauren. that would be my job. >> i can try it. but it's probably going to be bad starting at 6:00 a.m. if you're getting on the buses. there are detours out there on the b 2, 6, 11. if you're getting on the rails, everything loorks good there. major commuter lines and overnight track work wrapped up on the the subways. no reports of delays right now. ferries, everything is back to normal. the haverstraw and newburgh beacon, back in service. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. an nypd officer is recovering in the hospital as investigators work to determine
him. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in east nat bush with the latest on the investigation. kat? >> reporter: and you can see here, darlene, this is kings county hospital where the officers continue to recover. but as you said, the investigation still goes on. ballistic tests have to be done and only half the mystery is solved as to which bullet struck the officers. first, we want to show you the shooting scene. at one point yesterday, clergy members and community leaders, city leaders, they were gathered there at the site of where the shooting happened in bed-stuy denouncing violence. two policemen, officers william reddin and andrew yurkiw remain hospitalized. police say ballistic tests show the bullet that struck officer yurkiw in the chest came from the suspect's gun. the accused gunman. jamal funes was in a shootout with them. the nypd still investigating if the bullet that struck officer
from another officer's gup. community leaders are appealing to lawmakers to take action in stopping the violence. first, you'll hear the radio transmission made moments after the shoot. >> oh, my gosh owe. [ inaudible ] officers down. >> seen too many times our streets and communities riddled with bullet. we've got to get these guns off of our streets. >> reporter: at this point, we're waiting to find out if officers yurkiw and reddin will be released. we're told they're recovering and doing all right. the suspect remains in critical condition. >> thank you so much katherine creag. rescuers will be back on the long island sound searching for a man who disappeared when the plane he was on crashed into the water. >> we just had an engine failure. >> you need some help. >> going to put it down on the shoreline. >> call for help just before the piper archer aircraft went down
they used kayaks to rescue three of of the passengers in the water. 23-year-old from queens is still missing. >> it's an active search and rescue operation. suffolk county police department is still searching for the fourth individual. >> the plane was towed to port jefferson yesterday where it was pulled from the water. investigators will try to figure out what caused that crash. police trying to figure out what caused a married father of three to go on a shooting spree in michigan. jason dalton was an uber driver may have picked up passengers between shootings that killed six people. last night, residents in kalamazoo attended a special prayer service to remember the victims. some that claimed they rode with dalton say they're lucky to be alive. >> i kind of jokingly said to the driver, you're not the shooter, are you? and he gave me some sort of a no response. >> dalton allegedly picked his
among them were a father and his teenage son shopping for a new car. authorities say a 14-year-old girl survived and they're calling that a miracle. 5:08 now. governor dannel malloy's attempt to make beer, wine and alcohol cheaper is now before connecticut state lawmakers. legislation seeks to end the state's regulation of prices in the stores. he argues connecticut residents are being driven to cheaper neighboring states and that's costing the state tax revenue. some residents agree. >> if you go to like vermont or new hampshire where they have the no taxes, if i go for a trip and buy a couple bot tols bring home because you don't have to pay the higher prices. >> the attempt to change the alcohol pricing ran into legislation. legislature, we should say. lawmakers were pressured by mom and pop liquor store owners who of business.
report, we're getting confirmation of something at the gas pump. lower gas prices. the price of regular fell a nickel over the past two weeks. nationwide it's now $1.77 a gallon. in our area, the cheapest is in new jersey where regular is about $1.58 a gallon. >> it's amazing. haven't seen these prices in a long time. the in is tri on the mystery on the moon. what astronauts admitted they heard in outer space. we're going to have weather and traffic on the 4s as we look at the belt parkway by jfk. you're watching "today in new
scott attacked a woman inside a building on forest avenue friday night and took off with her phone, jewelry and money. bill cosby's wife will have to sit for a deposition in a civil suit against her husband. camille cosby lost her last appeal to stop the testimony today. now she'll have to answer questions under oath.et tomay, friends and f ily will say final goodbyes to big ang, the mob wives reality star's funeral set to take place today in brooklyn. the bayonne bridge will be closed for hours today due to ongog construction during the week. it's going to be off limits from 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and overnight once again from 8:30 in the evening all the way to 5:00 in the morning. 5:14 on this monday morning. temperatures not bad out there this morning. generally in the 30s to around 40 degrees. still a few notches above normal. a carryover from the weekend. it will be a cooler day compared
lots of sunshine headed our way. a light rain/snow mix coming our way. then rain and wind from time to time from wednesday through wednesday night and perhaps into early thursday. we shall explain. let's step through it one day at a time. upper 20s, low 30s. rhinebeck at the freezing mark. lagrange at 28 degrees. you get towards the city, it gets milder. 40 in town right now down the jersey shore. long branch at 37. a lot of the burbs to the west in the 30s and a few upper 20s in the more distant suburbs. back to school for a lot of kids this monday. dealing with again sunshine. not bad at the bus stops. 40 degrees in the city. 44 by recess time. dismissal time about 46. nice sunny skies continue after school with temperatures in the 40s. storm tracker, clearing it out. we have patchy clouds out there. mainly to the east of the city and off to the south. drier air wins out. bubble much high pressure from the north that. will last for today, tonight and early tomorrow before low pressure sitting out to the south.
rain, pieces of energy going to break off in our direction. first one comes tomorrow. future tracker again, as we go through time, this is something in the afternoon. looking at a mainly blue sky. 7:00 tonight, mainly clear. tomorrow morning, some clouds start to drift on in. tomorrow afternoon, here it comes. we get rain going over to a little snow or a mix at times. through the evening commute could get a little slippery in a few spots well to the north and west. especially in north and west 287, 84 that area of 80. from the city on south, mainly wet and showers continue intermittently overnight tonight. it's pleasant today but relatively speaking, cooler than over the weekend. 48 degrees the expected high. few clouds mixing in with a clear sky early on. about, again, 30s in the city, 20s in the suburbs. not terribly cold. the first round of showers ming in the form of rain and snow showers. the city will be on the cusp of the snow/rain mix. not anticipating any great
behind that, the bigger storm heads our way for wednesd y with increasing wind and heavier downpours. especially later on wednesday and wednesday night. early thursday morning. should dry out thursday afternoon. 55 on thuriday. then a shot of cold air does move back in for friday and saturday with temperatures clprer to 40 degrees. it does get quieter. 5:17. let's see if the commute is still quiet. >> not as kwie quiet as a few moment ago. this accident on the bqe, heading westbound after metropolitan avenue. two lanes shut down in the westbound lanes, left lane also blocked with mnl vehicles in the eastbound lanes. delays are building there. in addition to that, we have an accident on 95 heading southbound in westchester county by playland parkway. that blocks the right lane. minor delays through here. otherwise, 95 looks good. once you're past this into the bronx, things moving along fine as well. we take a live look outside at
the lincoln tunnel. i sat in the traffic on 495 last night from an accident. that was no fun. things moving nicely into the tolls. they're doing fine at all of the hudson crossings and alternate side of the street parking rules in effect toy. more weather and traffic on the 4s. in the race for the white house, democrats and republicans flipped the script this week. so the democrats compete in south carolina, republicans did last week. the republicans caucus in nevada where the democrats did last week. exactly the opposite. nbouc's tracie potts is live with what they're focusing on for this weekend. of course, for super tuesday. what we can say, tracie, the race has been reset after this weekend. >> well, it has. there are some things that bernie sanders is really keenly focusing on in south carolina and donald trump admitting that it's not yet a done deal for him. even as they focus on this week's contest, you're right about that, michael. we're already seeing the candidates this week broadening their horizons and taking a
tuesday states. >> we're just going one after another. are we going to win georgia? >> donald trump looking beyond tomorrow's contest in nevada to super tuesday. >> i have a big advantage. but long way from being won. >> behind him, there's a race between ted cruz and marco rubio. >> what happens in vegas is not staying in vegas. >> rubio hasn't won a state yet. but cruz isn't winning his group yet. evangelicals. in south carolina, this he voted for trump. >> there is a division of opinion and in the course of a primary is an ongoing conversation. >> the democrats are getting ready to square off in south carolina this weekend. hillary clinton is popular with the large african-american electorate. >> if she wins big in south carodina, as some people think she'll do, she'll have tremendous momentum going into next weekend and the super tuesday states. i think it's a real problem for bernie sanders.
united states, senator bernie sanders. >> we are listening to the african-american community.yo>> clinton is looking ahead. i'm in texas right now reaching out to everybody. >> texas, one of the 13 super tuesday states that could further narrow this race. from washington, i'm tracie potts. the supreme court meets for the first time today since the death of justice antonin scalia. it's split evenly. president obama plans to nominate a replacement despite the objection of republicans who say that job should fall to his successor successor. 5:20 now. michael skakel he will is expected in court when prosecutors try to put him back behind bars. skakel's murder case before a connecticut supreme court where prosecutors are appealing an earlier decision. that freed skakel on bail saying he deserved a new trial because his lawyer failed to properly represent him. prosecutors are disputing that.
and youtube videos. it will be put in a chip and placed on board a spacecraft. it's bound for the astroid ba new in september. they want to give people a chance to participate. >> can't believe the names. 1969, apollo 10. the mission that orbited the moon before aapollo. now we're hearing the space whistling that the astronauts heard back then. >> that seems to be a sound. you hear that whistling sound? >> i'd be out of there. on the upcoming show nasa's unexplained files, one expert says it was the radios of the lunar module and the command module that may have been interfering with each other. >>rn that's the story we're going with. >> we' s going with that. >> you're out of there. where are you going to go? >> exactly. take you about eight months to
>> not exactly a dunkin doughnuts to have coffee at. weather picture quiet. for today, it's going to be a simple one. lots of sunshine headed our way. a fair weather cloud. temperatures back to the upper 40s. it's cooler than over the weekend. not cold by february standards. tonight, chillier, a clear to partly cloudy sky. lot of 20s in the suburbs. the real big storm that approaches for the midweek period, lo ks more like it's wet than white. >> okay. >> thank you, chris. >> hey, lauren. what's happening? >> when it comes to the rails, not much. everything looks good. we're going to take lie ak look at the commuter checklist. everything on or close to schedule. a look at the bqe as you make your way around the bend there heading towards the brooklyn bridge. things moving along fine here.
avenue. here is a lane blocked eastbound as well. i'll talk more about the delays in a couple of minutes. >> thanks so much, lauren. it's 5:25. in atlanta, georgia, whale sharks and manta race among the guests. vows were exchanged inside a georgia aquarium on sunday. friends and family watched through a viewing win toe as the couple was married. they chose the venue because of their love for diving. congratulations. coming up this morning, the search for this man who police say attacked a woman inside her staten island office before committing amother crime. >> reporter: and the search is on this morning for a pair of slashers here in bronx. i'm tracie strahan with the video police want you to see of their latest attack. about to head out the door. take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now.
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in between some horrible crimes. a landmark hearing taking place today. can the families of sandy hook victims sue the gun maker? "today in new york" starts now. good morning everyone. it's monday morning. it's february 22nd. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. storm team 4's chris cimino is here with the forecast. we're getting used to the unrealistic version of winter. >> pretty much. spring preview that we had, it was nice. we're back closer to where we should be. slightly above normal. temperatures across suffolk county this morning. generally 40e and mid-30s. most folks still above freezing. the city the warm the spot. northwest new jersey into the mid and upper hudson valley this morning. chillier start for you out there. a good deal of sunshine headed your way from sunup to sundown. there's the day planner. take along the shades. not the heaviest of coats.
a high of 48 degrees today. let's see if there are new problems on the commute so far. lauren? >> chris, no new problems. the same problems out there. besides these two things, we have an accident westbound on the bqe out after metropolitan avenue. two lanes closed there. we do have police activity blocking the left lane and the eastbound lanes. delays continue to build through here back to the l.i.e. already. leave yourself extra time heading that way. heading over to 95 and westchester county, there's an accident in the right lane there. very minor delays through here. once you get past it, things move along nicely. >> thank you so much, lauren. new this morning, new video released shows the moments before a brutal stabbing in the bronx. it is one of three slashings in the bronx. tracie strahan is in williams bridge with new information. tracie. >> reporter: darlene, police tell us that the 26-year-old victim is doing what we were doing.
except she was doing it with other people on the street in broad daylight. what perhaps is mos alarming about her attack, police say she was picked at random. take a lock at it yourself. you're going to see two men get out of a black sedan. first the man in a black coat and then the driver in red pants. the crowd that was gathered here scatters when the duo starts to attack. their target, a 26-year-old woman who has been blurred out but wearing a pink fleece. the 26-year-old was stabbed by both men, one stabbing her on the right side of her stomach, the other slashing her right ear before they took off heded eastbound on burke avenue. that woman was taken to jacoby hospital. said to make a full recovery from all of this. police don't have much of a description of the suspects but they're hoping the video helps. >> back to you. >> tracie strahan, thank you. also in the bronx, a 32-year-old
knife attack. police say he was slashed across the face. it happened in front of the mini market on east 173rd street before 4:00 a.m. in claremont, police say two men in their 20s were stabbed after leaving a house parity ty. it happened near park avenue on sunday morning. one the victims was stabbed in the right side, the other in the stomach. a massive cleanup continues in fiji after one of the most powerful storms to hit the pacific islands. it flattened and gladded remoteville amgs. it got up to 202 miles an hour on saturday. the death toll up to 21. communications knocked out. schools closed. fiji's prime minister declared a 30-day state of emergency. we've seen some pictures there. more to come, obviously. >> that's right. such a small place to deal with
>> almost april direct hit from it. again, the infrastructure not built quite the same. while it's tropical season there, it's winter here. we're still dealing with cooler air. but not brutally cold. we're back down to 40s today. it is chillier. sunshine, though throughout the day. from sunup to sundown, be in the 40s this afternoon. can't complain about that. light winds out of north, northeast at 10 miles per hour. 40 in the city. 30s for the nearby suburbs. bounce back to 44 by noon. 3:0046. we should peak between 3:00 and 4:00 at 48 degrees. couple of storm systems headed our way. we'll talk about the details in a little bit. here's lauren imt. >> thanks, chris. if you get on the ferries, good news. the haverstraw ossining back in service. no more bus for you. everything on the water doing fine this morning. on buses, we have a few detours
the ones listed here. as far as the rails go, looking good for subways and commuter lines. no delays or service changes. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. thanks so much, lauren. happening now on staten island, police are searching for a suspect in a rape and robbery. investigators have identified the man they're looking for as 28-year-old maurice scott. police say he raped a 44-year-old woman in a building on forest avenue before she left work on friday. police say he took her jewelry, phone and money. scott has nine prior arrests in the past 13 years. right now, an officer is recovering in the hospital as investigators work to determine who fired the shot that wounded him. "today in new york's" katherine creag is at kings county hospital with the story. kat, they're trying to figure exactly what happened to the two officers that day. >> reporter: even though the police officers are recovering at this hospital. the suspect is in another hospital. there's so much more that has to be done with this investigation
tests. first, the shooting scene. at one point there were community leaders there gathering yesterday, also members of the clergy denouncing the violence. two policemen, officers andrew yurkiw and william reddin remain in the hospital after being shot early saturday morning. it was a chaotic scene. at this point in the investigation, ballistic tests showed the bullet that struck officer cure cue came from the suspect's gun. he was in a shootout with police officers and wounded. the nypd, though, is investigating if the bullet that struck officer reddin in the lower body came from another police officer's gun. community leaders save that they're appealing to lawmakers to take action against all of this violence. >> let these criminal individuals know that we're not going to allow them to come over here and hurt our kids, our family is unaccessible and we need to stop this.
and yurkiw will be released from kings county hospital. they are recovering, michael. they're doing all right. as for the suspect, he remains in the hospital as well in critical condition. back to you, michael. >> kat, thank you. 5:36. happening today, the search resumes for a missing man on board a plane that crashed into the long island sound. >> you need some help? >> going to put it down on the shoreline. >> the pilot of the piper archer aircraft radioed for help just before it went down on saturday night over the setauket harbor. they used kayaks from local residents to rescue three passengers in the water. but one man disappeared. >> it's an active search and rescue operation. suffolk county police department is still searching for the fourth individual. >> workers towed the plane to port jefferson yesterday where testifies pulled from the water. now, investigators will try to figure out what caused the
new this morning, police linked a suspect to a pair of attempted robberies in brooklyn. security cameras show the man entering a bp gas station in greenpoint yesterday. he pointed a gun at the clerk, demanded money. the clerk refused. police say the suspect tried again two hours later at a bp gas station in bushwick. once again he left empty handed. this time, the camera caught an image of his face. happening today, friends and family say goodbye to angela raiola. the 55-year-old revealed earlier this month she was diagnosed cancer. she died on thursday. she's expected to be interred later today on staten island. >> 5:38 now. happening today, a superior court judge in connecticut is holding the hearing as to whether the families of the sandy hook elementary school shooting victims can sue the company that made the gun used in that massacre.
graders and a school administrator filed a wrongful death suit against the gun bush master. they claim that bush master, gunman. should not have been sold to civilians because it is a military weapon. >> now to that disturbing we're learning new information about the uber driver accused of the crime. "today in new york's" kerry barrett is in the newsroom with the latest. >> eight shots. six dead. what makes it scarier, police say they were targeted for absolutely no other reasons than they happened to be there to be targeted. police have arrested this man, the gunman. jason dalton. the shootings began saturday ev|ening. before 6:00 they were at an apartment. but the shooting spree itself continued for more than four hours after that. at a car dealership at a restaurant parking lot. several hours after -- police app helped dalton and took him into custody.
there's a guy who claims that he rode with him in the middle of all of this before he was arrested. >> and i kind of jokingly said to the driver, you know, you're not the shooter, are you? response. >> this morning police still searching for a motive. they say that dal top had ties to the community. he did not have a criminal record. among the victims, the 14-year-old girl taken to a local hospital. they were getting ready to harvest her organs. when she managed to squeeze her mother's hand. she was rushed into surgery right now we understand she is still in critical condition. >> darlene, shocking. thank you so much, kerry. it's 5:40. find out who is being forced to hack into the san bernardino's shooter's phone. >> plus a concert in the east village erupts into chaos. what happened to the former when he tried to step in and help.
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live look there at the tappan zee bridge. moon shining off the hudson river there. a rapper claims he was assaulted by security during a show at webster hall. fans flooded social media with video from the incident. on his twitter page, skate claims security guards assaulted him and his management team. we spoke on speck to somebody who was inside that show. >> i wasn't hurt, but they were putting -- the security was putting their hands-on a lot of fans in the crowd, including myself. >> webster hall released this statement, "saturday's incident is being fully investigated as there are misreports about what took place. webster hall staff do not carry tasers and are not armed.
the safety of all our guests is always our primary focus." 5:44 on this monday morning. that's a little chillier than the past couple of mornings have been. not bad for this time of year. you can see the flags whipping around a little bit and a light breeze out of the north, northeast. temperatures are holding at 40 degrees in the city for the last couple of hours. in the burbs, chillier again. a lot of temperatures in the 30s even a few 20s. today will feature a good deal of sunshine. not a bad exchange to get back the sunshine. snow/rain mix. light mix. rain and snow showers later tomorrow afternoon early evening. goes back to rain. more rain and wind coming into the picture wednesday into thursday and milder temperatures as well. we've been talking about again, how warm really for all intents and purposes it's been. two record setters in a row. january, still above normal. for a little while, this month was below normal.
another one. february now. almost a degree above normal. the way it looks the last week coming up, probably going to average out above normal. how much is still a question mark. that will be four, five, six months in a row. 39 jersey city. give or take one or two degrees, around 40. 20s northwest new jersey into the mid and upper hudson valleys. distinct chill up there. nothing unusual. clouds are thinning out. on the satellite, the last few hours, the rain showers moving out to sea. yo@u can see rain sitting over the deep south. this will break off o into a couple of systems. the first one is a weaker one. waits. thursday. pleasant today. upper 40s should do it. maybe a few patchy clouds. clear -- then tomorrow we get
first system coming on through. grassy areas, colder surfaces north of the city, that would be later tomorrow afternoon and evening. maybe a few slippery spots. then we get a break in the action for a time. wednesday later on in the afternoon and evening, more rain. keep the umbrellas nearby. temperatures in the 50s wednesday and thursday and a shot of cooler air starts to arrive to colder air by the time we get to friday. the seven-day forecast. a lot of changes in it. 48 today, quiet. 40 tomorrow. a mix of rain and snow showers afternoon, early evening. not a big deal in terms of accumulations. a soaking rain from time to time wednesday. especially wednesday night into early thursday. in the 50s wednesday and thursday. then back to colder and drier weather on friday and saturday. back over to lauren scala. how is the commute going? a little bit of red, not too much. >> a little bit of red. a couple of new problems in addition to a couple of old ones. truck route 1 and 9 somebody by the charlotte circle, ths an accident blocking the center lane.
through here. our rails have the worst of the delays. bqe westbound by metropolitan avenue. this accident still out there. plenty of emergency vehicles on the scene. delays past the long island expressway. eastbound, the left lane blocked with emergency vehicles. then heading northbound on the van wyck expressway, we have reports of a minor accident out there after atlantic avenue. watch out for a slow ride through here and then finally, this still out there on 95 headed southbound by playland parkway. there's an accident in the right lane. delays remain minor through here once you get past it, things move along fine. speaking of that, 95 way further north of here, here's the connecticut turnpike in darien. things moving nicely here. the merritt parkway in good shape. for connecticut commuters, you're in for a nice ride, alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. the next update on the 4s. bill cosby's wife will have to sit for a deposition in a civil suit against her husband.
lost her last-minute appeal to stop today's testimony. she will now have to answer questions under oath. search women who filed a defamation suit painted -- lawyers want to hear from camille, who worked as bill cosby's business manager for years. >> this is now a thicket. it's no way to predict what she does have to answer and what she doesn't. everything that she's going to talk about is both marital and business. >> so private conversations between married couples are protected by law. but business conversations are not. camille cosby is set to give her deposition in a massachusetts hotel starting at 9:30 this morning. victims of the san bernardino terror shooting say they will file legal briefs against apple. their lawyer says apple has a duty to help the fbi solve the crime that targeted them. apple insists it will not
shooter's iphones citing privacy reasons. this weekend fbi director james comey said there must be negotiation. >> vandals have struck in a church in cherry hill, new jersey for the second time in month. someone ripped down the banners that read black lives matter church. a frame that held the banners up was also broken and church members say the banners were meant to promote an open community discussion. >> this is vicious. this is angry. this is hate-filled. that's not what we are. >> they plan to hold a forum on thursday. police have not made any arrests. a state senator from queens introduced a bill to change how miranda warnings are given to juveniles. they don't understand the college level vocabulary in the warning.
rights to children under the age of 18 in plain language. the governor is going to be at the west haverstraw community center and urge voters to press state lawmakers to pass his leave package. this would give workers 12 weeks off from work with pay to care for a loved one or to care for a newborn. >> it's 5:50. right now, the 106-year-old woman who just couldn't control herself when she met the president and the first lady. then the holy father goes on record and taking a strong stand on a very controversial topic. we'll tell you about that next. >> follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram. michaelg4ny and darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new
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the george washington bridge. it's 5:54 right now. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. let's head to chris cimino. it's interesting. everything that's come our way has become -- we've had rain instepped of snow with notable exception. >> one particular exception. most of the storms this week, mainly rainmakers. may see a little bit of light snow mixed in tomorrow. we're talking rain this week. today, is up shine. good news. cooler than the last couple of days. tonight, clear skies. chillier.
we should see a lot of 20s in the suburbs. tomorrow morning, a little bit colder than this morning. again, a little mixture coming our way of rain, snow tomorrow late. not a big storm. the bigger storm as you pointed out, michael, will be a rainmaker. >> snow lovers not so happy. but most of us are. >> they haven't been happy. not too much. >> hey, lauren. >> good morning. commuters not happy this morning. we'll start with this one. came in a disabled truck on the tappan zee bridge westchester county bound. delays not bad out there. that's something to note. kai simonsen is live over the bqe where we've had an accident there for quite a while. this is westbound by metropolitan avenue. you can see looks like a car entered the divider there. the delays are pretty significant. they go back past the long island expressway. that's in the westbound lanes. eastbound doing just fine. this is a spot to avoid. we'll continue to keep a close eye on it. those are bad out there. >> thanks so much lauren.
pope francis is calling for a worldwide ban on the death penalty. he told the crowd yesterday that the commandment thou shalt not kill is just as valid for the guilty as for the independent innocent. it's 5:55. some people get nervous going to the white house. a 106-year-old woman got happy feet meeting the president and the first lady. >> what's the secret? still dancing at 106. >> you go. >> yeah. >> that is a very energetic virginia mcclure. she could not stop dancing when she met the president and first lady. it was her dream come true to visit them in the white house. 106 years old. she was so happy to see the president and first lady i. they seemed happy to meet her. >> born in south carolina in 1909. apparently she wrote a petition
like to meet the obamas. she was celebrating black history is what she said. >> wow, fantastic. >> how adorable is she? >> wonderful. >> at 106 you have no inhibitions. >> it's 5:56 on this monday morning. lots more coming up on "today in new york" including this. next at 6:00, taking the term shart smart car to a new level. the new dashboard app that can let you drive up and pay without rolling down your window. the presidential candidates have their eyes on the prize as the race narrows now for republicans. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching. download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now. we're back in two minutes.
a first look at her attackers. right now, crews are waiting to head back on the water as family members hold out hope for the man still missing following a plane crash off long island. plus, a major court showdown. "today in new york" starts now. it's monday, february 22nd. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm michael gargiulo. let's check in with chris cimino. chris, a lot of kids heading back to school after that winter break praying for a snow day. >> that's greedy shall isn't it? it's not going to happen. temperatures, though, are in the 30s. we've just slipped into the upper 30s in the city. down to 39 degrees now. we have a chillier day ahead compared to the weekend. still above normal. lots of sunshine. take along the shades today. highs in the 40s this afternoon. a light wind out of the north and northeast. we're starting out at 39 in town. some subfreezing temperatures in the burbs north and west of the city.
a few fair weather cloud. 46 atg3:00. we're forecasting a high of 38. you'll need the umbrellas from time to time. we'll talk about that in a little bit. find out how the commute is roll. >> we have slow places. led head over to westchester county. heavy delays through here. there is an accident by playland parkway that blocks the lane. it's been there a while. leave yourself extra time. we have some good news. although residual delays. kai simon en over chopper 4 by metropolitan avenue. that cleared. so delays are easing out. but they're pretty bad out there. leave yourself extra time if you're headed this way. that was westbound on the bqe by metropolitan avenue. delays still go past the long island e ressway. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> thanks so much, lauren. it's 6:01. we're getting a look at the terrifying moments before a woman was slashed and stabbed by two strangers. "today in new york's" tracie
bridge section where it all happened. tracie? >> reporter: darlene, over the phone police tell us that woman is recovering after being stabbed not once but twice. it appears she was selected at random. take a look for yourself at the vin'deo released. you can see the suspects that they're looking for. first a plan in a black coat got out of the passenger side of the black car before the driver get out on highland avenue as well. there was a crowd here and then you see them attack. a woman wearing a pink fleece scrambles at the bottom of the screen. she wasn't able to get away. police say she was stabbed by both victims. one stabbing her in the right side of her stomach, the other cutting her in her right ear before they got back into that vehicle and fled eastbound on burke avenue. that woman was taken to jacoby hospital. the good news in this, darlene, she's expected to make a full recovery. police are asking anyone who kn fuows who the suspects could be
back to you. >> tracie strahan, thank you. we have new information about a shootout in brooklyn that left two nypd officers wounded. we know the bullet that hit officer andrew yurkiw was fired from the suspect's gun. he was not shot by friendly fire as suspected. police are waiting for results on the results that hit the second officer. the suspect jamal funes was critically wounded in a wild shootout with police. katherine creag is going to be live with community reaction coming up in a half hour at 6:30. in three hours, rescuers will resume their search for the passenger in a plane that went down in long island sound. >> you need some help? >> going to put it down on the shoreline. >> the pilot of the piper archer aircraft radioed for help saturday night before crashing off setauket harbor. suffolk officers used kayaks from local residents to rescue
one man disappeared in the darkness. >> it's an active search and rescue operation. suffolk county police department is still searching for the fourth individual. >> workers towed the plane to port jefferson yesterday and pulled it from the water. now investigators will try to figure out what caused the crash. government officials in fiji scrambling to send emergency supplies to remote island devastated by one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the island. the storm flattened and flooded villages with wind gusts up to 200 miles an hour. the death toll now climbing to 21. communications knockedshut, schools are closed. at this point, fiji's primen minister declared a 30-day state of emergency. 6:04. time for weather and traffic on the 4s on a monday morning. good morning, chris. >> good morning, guys. after a weekend in the 60s. 50s yesterday, we cool it down a little bit today.
upper 30s to murray hill to astoria. 39 in central park. finding 20s. danbury 28. poughkeepsie 28. newburgh about 27 degrees. 28 in sussex. a little chillier around the fringes to the north and out to the east too where westhampton is down to 29. a good deal of sunshine throughout the day. not a lot of wind either. temperatures in the mid-40 eads at lunchtime. forecasting a high today of 48. couple of storm systems. let's get to lauren scala and talk commute right now. >> thanks, chris. it if you're headed out to the van wyck expressway northbound. there is an accident by atlantic avenue blocking a lane. delays are heavy through here as well. in addition to that, we have an accident, an updape earlier it was reported as southbound. it's northbound. truck route 1 and 9 by charlotte circle, that's in the center lane. you can see it's a very slow ride through here. let talk about better news. here are the ferries.
same with the rails, major commuter lines all without delays or service changes. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> thank you very much lauren. 6:05 now. an uber driver accused of a deadly rampage in michigan is expected -- he allegedly shot eight people killing six of them in multiple shootings that took place on saturday. residents in kalamazoo attended a special prayer service to remember those victims. now, this morning there are reports that dalton picked up uber passengers between the shootings. >> and i kind of jokingly said to the driver, you're not the shooter, are you? he gave me some sort of a no response. >> police say dalton picked the victims randomly, including a father and his teenage son out shopping for new cars at a local dealership. but a 14-year-old girl who was critically wounded did survive the shootings and authorities
a landmark hearing will be held in connecticut today to answer the question, can the maker of the gun used in the sandy hook massacre be held responsible for the tragedy? "today in new york's" kerry barrett is in the newsroom with details. good morning, kerry. >> lawyers for the company that made the rifle used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting are asking a judge to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by some of the victims' family. the company is arguing that it is protected by a 2005 federal law that shields gun makers from lawsuits over criminal use of their products. lawyers for the plaintiffs say that this lawsuit should be permitted under an exception that allows litigation against companies that know or should know anyway that their weapons are likely to be used in a way at risks injuries to others. they claim the gun was a military weapon, should never have been sold to a civilian. this lawsuit, the first ever agitnst a gun manufacturer to claim that specific exception.
denying the allegations. interestingly enough, there's been a little bit of debate over this particular law in this year's presidential campaign. hillary clinton criticizing bernie sanders support of that 2005 law when it passed. sanders now backing a bill to repeal it. the family seeking unspecified monetary damages, perhaps other powatential court actions as well. the judge will hear the arguments to dismiss this afternoon in court. so we'll have the latest on our website, nbcnewyork.com. of course later this evening on "news 4 new york" at 5:00. darlene? >> kerry barrett in the newsroom. thank you. in politics, tomorrow the republican presidential candidates will battle it out at the nevada caucus. donald trump is hoping for another big win like the one sa'sturday in south carolina. his showing along second and third place finishes by marco rubio, along with those and ted cruz were enough to push jeb bush to bow out. the candidates are now fociting on a three-way race. >> long way from being won. >> as it narrows and continues to narrow, we'll continue to gain.
campaign that has beaten donald trump and that can beat donald trump. >> democrat hillary clinton is looking to south carolina. that state's primary happens saturday. a week after her close win at nevada's caucus. her challenger, bernie sanders, was in south carolina yesterday courting the african-american vote at a baptist church. the "today" show is following all the developments from the campaign trail. they'll have the latest and live team coverage ahead at 7:00 a.m. 6:09 now. in the money report -- landon dowdy joins us with details and more. you're going to ruin our monday for us? >> no, never, michael. never, never, never. the good news is, let's look at the positive. i'm a glass half full kind of girl. the average price of gas dropped $.05 to $1.77 a gallon. that is the lowest in more than seven years and .56 lower than a year ago.
could lead to higher prices at the pump. meanwhile, visa wants to turn your car into a mobile payment platform. it unveiled a new app today to let drivers pay for gas and parking from behind the wheel. the dashboard app can point you to the nearest gas station and once parked next to the pump it will calculate how much it will takeeyou to fill up. visa plans to test the app this spring. between your phone and your car, you never need a wallet.again. >> never need to get out of your car either. >> love it. >> landon, thank you. >> good to see you. no more crossing the state line for liquor runs. the new pro posal to cut the cost of alcohol in connecticut. later, we'll show you special sunbathers. they spent the weekend hanging out at a local beach. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new
it's 6:13. here are four things to know this morning. police need your help finding this man. 28-year-old maurice scott. police say scott raped and robbed a woman inside a building on staten island friday night. today, the supreme court will meet for the first time since the death of antonin scalia. the court now evenly split ideologically among the eight remapg members. fastrack service repairs resume on the 4, 5 and 6 lines. no service between grand central and barclay's center. the changes run nightly through friday. denny hamlin inched out martin truex for a win at the daytona 500. hamlin finise,ng 1/100th of a second. the closest finish in the race's history. >> missed it by this much. temperatures this morning are chillier than they've been over the course of the weekend.
but it will be a cooler day in general but a bright day. lots of sunshine headed our way. glancing shot of rain and snow showers. shouldn't amount to much of anything. mameybe north and west of the city. a better chance of getting into a slippery spot. the main system that comes in, the storm is the middle of the week, a rainmaker with wind and rain for wednesday into thursday. school day forecast, a lot of kids with the week off. recess time about 44. dismissal time about 46. not bad at all. a good deal of sunshine with the after-school activities, temperatures generally in the 40s. ring wood is 32. 28 in basking ridge. at or below the freezing mark. temperatures in the jersey shore in the upper 30s. we're watching the skies clear on out. patchy clouds early on this morning. i think the day will turn mostly sunny as high pressure builds in. a system off to the south and west, one piece will break off and make a move towards us tomorrow.
that will track to the west of us. if you follow weather around here, when a storm tracks to the west, it brings in milder air and becomes a rainmaker. that happens on wednesday. sfwliefrmgts for today, through the afternoon, looking at sunshine. in the evening, 7:00 tonight, not bad the. a clear sky. towards morning, about 9:00 a.m., more clouds build in tomorrow morning. notice the rain creeping up from the south. the rain runs into colder air, may briefly mix with snow. in the city, a mixed bag. northern new jersey, a little bit of snow into the hudson valley. mid to late afternoon, you can see into the evening hours as well. then rain moves back in overnight. that will pass to the south and east of us by morning. it looks like after that, we get a brief lull in the action, bands of showers come on through wednesday. this is 7:00 wednesday night. a heavier one sweeps on through overnight wednesday night into thursday morning. be prepared for unsettled weather for the mid of the week. pretty quiet today, 48 with a good deal of sunshine. wind out of the north at 5 to 10. tonight, clear to partly cloudy, 34 in the city and again, windy,
wednesday and thursday. good news. we'll be in the 50s. you'll need the umbrellas and a stsrong one at that. the wind will be gusty at times. 48 today. back to 40 to orrow. rain, snow showers, nothing heavy. the heavier rain later into thursday. drying out and turning colder friday into saturday and the weekend. almost 6:17 straight up. let get a look at the commute. >> not the greatest morning. let's head to the tap. the new york state thruway southbound before you get to route 9, there's a disabled truck that blocks the right lane. minor delays there. heading over to new jersey, truck route 1 and 9 northbound by the charlotte circle, an accident clearing out there in the center lane. delays, they're minor through here. heading over to the van wyck expressway northbound, app accident still out there by atlantic avenue. shuts down a lane. a slow ride. it's always slow out there. but because of this, it's slower than usual. a live look at the gowanus expressway.
merge through industry city. a slow ride because of roadwork. that's what the reports are out there. there's also a pothole coming off the tillry street entrance ramp causing delays in brooklyn. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today and the next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> lauren, thanks very much. it's 6:18 now. happening today, bill cosby's wife will have to sit for a deposition in a civil suit fence her husband. camille cosby lost her last appeal to stop the testimony today. she will have to answer questions under oath about legations of sexual assault against her husband of 50 years. seven women have filed a defamation suit against bill cosby. their lawyers want to hear from camille, who worked as his business manager for years. >> this is now a thicket. it's no way to predict what she does have to answer and what she doesn't because everything that she's going to talk about is both marital and business. >> private conversations between married couples, they are protected by law.
are not. camille cosby is set to give her deposition in a massachusetts hotel at 9:30 this morning. happening today, a funeral is planned for big ang one of the reality stars of mob wives. angela raiola's friends will say goodbye this morning. the 55-year-old revealed she was diagnosed with stage 4 brain and lung cancer. she died on thursday. she's expected to be interred later today on staten island. governor malloy's latest attempt to make beer, wine and alcohol cheaper in connecticut. here's new legislation seeks to end the state's regulation of store pricing. malloy is arguing connecticut loses tax money to neighboring states where he price of alcohol nt cheaper. state lawmakers will get reaction from the public tomorrow in hartford. >> ifstou go to, like, vermont or new hampshire where there's no taxes, if i go for a trip, you end up buying a couple
you don't have to pay the higher prices. >> the last time the governor tried to do this, he ran into resistance in hartford. state lawmakers backed mom and p liquor stores. they're arguing that they would be driven out of business. 6:19 right now. just ahead, a brawl on stage at a new york city concert hall. we'll tell you what may have sparked the melee. follow us on facebook and twitter. darlene4ny. michaelg4ny. on instagram as well.
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beautiful view there looking downtown from the sky cam. 6:23 on this monday. nasa wants your artwork. nasa is asking for poems, songs, even y ttube videos about what it means to be an explorer. the artwork will be put on a chip and placed on brd the spacecraft. that's bound for the asteroid banu in september. they want to give the public the chance to participate in exploration. because of the warmer temperatures, some marine mammals took the opportunity to soak up some sun. more than 100 seals spent yesterday afternoon hanging out on skeleton island in sandy hook bay. ey invited visitors to come take a look. take a look. don't get too close. they don't really like that. >> they're clubbing in the
>> you know, it really has kind of got -- lauren was saying this gets her confused. she doesn't like this 60-degree stuff in february. it's still february? >> right. >> we're going to try to get closer to right. still, above normal today in the next few days, actually. it's a nice day today, actually. lots of sunshine. no umbrellas needed. just the shades will do it. plenty of sun throughout the afternoon. 34 in the city. the clouds roll in tomorrow and a remindethat is still february. i think we see a wintry mix of rain and snow showers by the end of the day. the big storm of the week still looks like it's going to be liquid. >> all right. >> we'll take that, thank you, chris. >> not a beverage. just liquid. new problems on the roads. this is a name i don't mention often. the newburgh-beacon bridge. headed towards newburgh. it blocks the lane mid span. something while we're in the area, i'll mention the ferries.
effect today. no more bus service for haverstraw ossining. a quick live look outside the holland tunnel. a 15-minute wait inbound. five to ten at the george washington bridge. lauren, thank you. coming up next, app update on he our top stories of the morning. >> reporter: the intense search for two suspects behind a daylight slashing in the bronx has residents here on edge. i'm tracie strahan live in the williams bridge section with the attack caught on tape. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag live in brooklyn where the two nypd officers wounded in a shooting are recovering here at this hospital, but this investigation far from over. we'll tell what you the nypd still needs to do. >> take us with you if you're headed out the door. download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now.
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investigators dig deeper into the suspect's background. jersey church for the second time in a month. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. 6:30 a.m. on this monday. february 22nd. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm darlene rodriguez. let's check in with chris cimino looking at the weather picture this morning. hey, chris. >> temperatures sliding back closer to where they should be for this time of year, compared toe he weekend. we're seeing 20s in walpack, belvidere. those are the colder numbers i n find. in the city, upper 30s. not too bad. farmingdale, 36 in long branch. everybody clearing out now. we had clouds overnight. a few showers in the evening hours. we have a good deal of sunshine headed our way. a bright start to the new workweek. on the cool side but above normal. 44 at lunchtime. forecasting a high of 48 degrees. got a couple of storms to get through this week. we'll talk about that in a bit. let's talk commute with lauren. >> thanks, chris. we have a couple of places where we have problems.
i don't know what happened with nigh graphics. newburgh, two lanes shut down over there. delays are building. there were reports of injuries. it could be out there for a while. that's newburgh bound. on the van wyck expressway, an accident that blocks a lane. delays back to the belt parkway. more weather and traffic is coming up on the 4s. >> lauren, thanks very much. new this morno g, police are hoping newly released video helps them catch the man who slashed and stabbed a woman in the bronx. tracie strahan is in the williamsbridge section where this happened. >> reporter: that's right, michael. police tell me this video is so graphic they really had to edit it. that woman is said to be in good condition this morning. she was stabbed by both of the suspects still on the run. she told police she didn't know either one of them. take a look at this video released hours ago. you're going to see one man get out of the passenger side of that black sedan. then the driver, red pants, get
towards the sidewalk here on holland avenue. there was a crowd gathered here on saturday in broad daylight. but they all backed up and scattered when that duo attacked. their target was a woman you're going to see blurred out. she's wearing a pink fleece and 26 years old and was stabbed by both of those suspects. one stabbing her in the right side of her stomach and the other slashing her in her right ear. the suspects took off in a two-door sedan. the woman was taken to jacoby hospital and expected to make a full recovery. michael, they're asking anyone who know who the suspects are to contact police immediately. back to you. >> tracie, thank you very much. right now on staten island, police are trying to track down a rape suspect. they say they have identified him. the man they're looking for is 28-year-old maurice scott. investigators say he raped a 44-year-old woman in a building on forest avenue before she left work friday evening. police say he took her jewelry, phone and money.
the past 13 years. mayor de blasio tells us his predecessor and former boss is recovering from pneumonia. the mayor tweeted last night that he paid mayor dinkins at the hospital. de blasio says he's in good spirits and focused talking about the de blasio's children as well as his own. just a few hours, governor cuomo will be in rockland county to fight for his paid family leave program. he will be at the haverstraw center. he wants the voters to urge state lawmakers to pass his leave package. it would allow workers to earn their salaries while taking 12 weeks off to care for family members and newborns. we're coming up on 6:34. it's time for weather and traffic on the 4s. let's check in with storm team 4's chris cimino. a lot of kid getting back to school this monday. it will be dreary no matter --at.
the bus stops this morning. it's chilly. back in the upper 30s. 20s in the suburbs. a brighthsunny day. highs in the 40s. again, above normal in the upper 40s. light winds at 5 to 10 miles an hour. right now, we're watching this area of low pressure. this area of moisture to the south. it will eventually make a turn in our direction. until wednesday, we're watching the clouds break up this morning, allowing for increasing amounts of sunshine. we're starting out at 39. heading into the 40s. forecasting a high of 10 dearees warmer at 48 this afternoon. the rest of the seven-day forecast coming up on the 4s. lauren has updates on the ferry checklist. >> haverstraw-ossining back in action for the morning commute. seastreak waterways, new york waterways doing fine today. if you're getting on the buses, couple of detours. the ones listed here. all in brooklyn. your major commuter lines and subways look good. alternate side of the street
update on the 4s. >> thanks so much, lauren. now to the latest on that shootout that wounded two nypd officers. a ballistic test shows that one of the two officers was hit by a bullet fired by the suspect. but test results are still out on the second officer's injuries. "today in new york's" katherine creag is at kings county hospital with more. >> reporter: as you pointed out, more has to be done in this investigation. as you see, though, kings county hospital right here all bright, all lit up. this is where the police officers are recovering. first, we want to show you the scene of that police shooting. such a frantic scene, a chaotic scene. that's where community leaders and clergy met yesterday in bed-stuy denouncing violence. two policemen, william reddin and yurkiw remain hospitalized. ballistic tests show that the bullet that struck officer
the accused gunman jamaal fuehne was in -- owe jamal funes was in a shootout with police. you're about to hear from codammunity leaders who want lawmakers to take action against violence. first, you'll hear the radio transmission made moments after the shootings. >> oh, my -- [ inaudible ] officers down. >> too many times our streets and communities riddled with bullet et cetera. we've got to get these guns off of our streets. >> reporter: no word when officers yurkiw and reddin will be released but are told they're recovering. the suspect is in critical condition, though, in a hospital. his criminal history goes through about 20 years darlene. 15 arrests in three different states. he was wounded in that shooting as well and remains in critical condition. back to you, darlene. >> katherine creag, thank you. 6:36 now. new this morning, some victims of the san bernardino terror shootings are going to file
the tech giant's battle with the government hit the editorial pages. the fbi director says everyone need to take a deep breath. he just wants to unlock just one phone. e one used by the shooter. director comey writing, we can't look the survivors in the eye or ourselves in the mirror if we don't follow it lead. a long island police have arrested a man for allegedly using a van to pin his fiance against a wall. the woman was frightened by the 50-year-old's driving and got out of the car. then he allegedly trapped her against a bridge abutment on the northern state parkway. this morning, he's charged with unlawful imprisonment. in numg, a church in cherry hill, a church has been vandalized for the second time this month. they ripped down a banner saying black lives matter from the church. a wood frame that held the banners was also broken. church members say it was meant to promote an open community discussion.
this is angry. this is hate-filled. that's not what we are. >> the church plans to hold a public forum on the issue coming up on thursday. so far, police have not made any arrests. fans flood social media with ages when a weekend concert erupts in chaos in the east village. fans recorded video of the confrontation on stage at webster hall involving rapper skate. cell phone video shows crowds being escorted out of the venue. on his twitter page, skate claims security guards assaulted him while trying to stop his show. we spoke via skype to someone at the performance. >> i wasn't hurt. but the security was putting their hands-on a lot of fans in the crowd, including myself. >> webster hall released this statement. it's being fully investigated as there are misreports about what took place. the staff does not carry tasers, they're not armed.
the safety of all guests is always our primary focus. the wife of the mexican drug kingpin "el chapo" is speaking out. >> that's emma cornell. she sat down with a first ever interview with telemundo, a division of nbcuniversal. she claims jail guards want to punish her husband for escaping last year. she fears for his l e. while authorities consider him to be one of the most dangerous criminals in the world, she says to her, he's a husband and family man. she's a former beauty queen. she married "el chapo" on her 18th birthday. 6:39. just ahead, a dream come true for a 106-year-old woman. we'll show you what happened when this sassy senior met the president and the first lady. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s coming up as we look there at new york city. from the shores of new jersey. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back. 6:42. 39 degrees out. it is monday morning. it's spring training. the slugger who helped the mets get to the world series arrived early to spring training. baseball fans in port st. lucie were excited to see cespedes take batting practice. his hitting coach says he's shaking off somedrust. terry collins says the fact that he showed upe,hree days early made a huge statement that he wants to play for new york. >> translator: just like that's exactly what it is. it's just coming home and i'm just home relaxed. >> after last season's world series run, it appeared cespedes would not return to the mets.
three-year $75 million contract. all right. is 6:44. i'm looking for a 30, 40 home run season. that would be sweet. trying to get back on track. more seasonable temperatures. mother nature trying to even things out with temperatures falling back into the 30s and 20s this morning. it will be a cooler day. but still not bad. af brighter day is the main focus. lots of sunshine. little bits of rain and snow tomorrow afternoon and evening. a weaker system, not a heavy hitter. the bigger storm is going to be a rainmaker. that goes to west of us on wednesday into thursday. we stay on the warm side of it. it could be windy at times. gusts over 30 miles per hour. our temperature tour takes us around the city. from midtown to long island. 33 in sayville. down the jersey shore, temperatures generally in the upper 30s up against the coast. then you move inland. freezing mark in east brunswick. 32. parsippany, 23. cream ridge 34. north and west, we find 20s and 30s up there. chester at 28.
partly cloudy to clear sky. then ee do anticipate a good deal of sunshine today. a few leftover patchy clouds to the north and off to the south and east. high pressure will cause the air to sink. that will cause the air to clear on out. we're watching this area of moisure to the south. one piece breaks out and takes a run at us tomorrow. the bigger piece lingers back for another day. that gets in here later into thursday. upper 40s. no a bad day. a few patchy cloud and otherwise clear. in the 30s. low to mid-30s in the city. 20s in the suburbs. colder start tomorrow morning. then some rain and snow showers mix. come on in tomorrow. probably after 2:00, 3:00 in the afternoon from south to north, they'll work through the evening hours. then back over to plain rain tomorrow night. high temperature chillier. up around 40. then we get into the heavier rain bands we tgonk for wednesday, wednesday night early thursday. the umbrellas will be needed. the rain could be heavy at times. look at the temperatures. back into the 50s with the south to southwest wind. then that system kicks on out of here and dries out. cooler air arrives friday to
it may slip below normal for a uple of days headed into the weekend. 40 tomor hrow, rain and snow showers late over to rain at night. soaking rain on and off especially into later thursday. in the 50s and pack to chillier stuff into weekend. let's get over to lauren scala d keeper into the commute we go. >> we only have one report of an accident out there. i'm sure there are others. this is the biggest. newburgh-beacon bridge towards newburgh. two lanes shut down there in the span in the middle. one lane gets by. you can see delays continue to build out there. we'll show you other delays on the roads. not due it an accident. a live look at the george washington bridge. you have about a 20-minute wait into the upper level tolls there. 15 minutes into the lower level. we have a 20-minute wait at the lincoln tunnel and at the holland. really, take your pick today. on the belt parkway, a slow ride. that's really going to take you from springfield boulevard to lefferts boulevard here. just very slow and congested. no reports of any accidents out
i'll let you know if that changes. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. don't forget to move your car. back to you. thanks very much. 6:46. we're hearing declassified sounds described as space music. this is by astronauts orbiting the moon in 1969. apollo 10. take a listen. >> sounds like outer space type music. >> so that's all from the apollo 10 mission. the upcoming show, nasa's unexplained files. one expert says telephone the radios in the lunar module and the command module which were separated at this point. they may have been interfering with each other. at the white house, a 106-yewr-old woman was over the moon when she met the president and the first lady. >> look at those nails. whoo! >> it's video of virginia
has more than 14 million views on facebook. she said it was a dream come true to visit them at the white house. this woman was born in 1909 in south carolina. obviously a different place, a different time. >> vew. >> she said she never thought she'd get to the white house and to see a black president made her so happy. >> she did it all. she looks great. >> how great and agile and she's moving around and dancing. love her. congratulations to her. up next, we'll show you which film won the battle at the weekend box office. follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram, michaelg4ny and darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new
a snarky r-rated superhero remains on top of the box office. >> dead pool on top of the box office for a second week in a row. they made another $58 million. they've made $235 million so far. the next closest was the animated film kung fu panda 3. it's a documentary. that movie took in $12.5 million over the weekend. >> all right. the "today" show is coming up in a few minutes. we'll check in with savannah and willie and see what's ahead. >> hope you had a good weekend. on the show this morning after is donald ump unstoppable in theroom presidential race? what about hillary clinton on the democratic side? away. the wife of notorious drug lord "el chapo" speaks out in an exclusive interview. >> those stories and all this week taking on internships.
out if al is up for the job. he's interning at the san diego zoo. we get started on a monday morning. back to you. >> i love the san diego zoo. >> i know. it's awesome. >> such a great place. it's different. here in the bronx zoo, we're kept away because we're new yorkers. they don't let us get too close the animals. at the san diego zoo, the camel is right there when you turn the corner. >> they don't trust you at the bronx zoo, darlene. >> see. california is like hey, dude come on in. >> thanks, guys. up next, chris is going to tell us about a wintry mix of sorts heading our way this week. >> you're watching "today in new york." but the bronx is my favorite. >> that's right.
6:55. now to the latest on the shootout that wounded two nypd officers. "today in new york's" katherine creag is at kings county hospital with the latest. kat? >> reporter: darlene and michael, this is the hospital where the two police officers are recovering. we want to show you video of that chaotic scene. the police shooting site in bedford-stuyvesant where twot policemen were shot and wounded. officers andrew yurkiw and william reddin remain hospitalized. ballistic tests show the bullet that shot officer yurkiw came from the suspect's gun. there's more to the investigation. the nypd looking at the bullet
the lower body came from another police officer's gun. we don't know at this moment, darlene and michael, when the officers will be released but they are recovering and are doing all right. back to you, darlene and michael. >> good to hear that. thank you very much, kat. new this morning, we're looking at the frightening moments before a woman was slashed and stabbed by two strangers in the bronx. >> tracie strahan is in the williams bridge section where it happened. >> reporter: it happened in broad daylight. the victim told police she didn't know her attackers. the video was released hours ago. you can see two men getting out of a black sedan. first a man in a black coat, then a man in red pants. a crowd scrambles as the duo attacks that woman wearing a pink fleece. she was stabbed by both suspects. one stabbing her on the right side offer had stomach, the other on her right ear. they fled and she was taken to jacoim hospital and expected it make a full recovery, back to you.
find the man accused of raping and robbing a woman on staten island. we're going to show you the man police are looking for. 28-year-old maurice scott. investigators say scott raped a 44-year-old woman in a building on forest avenue just before she left for work friday night. he's also accused of taking her jewelry, phone and money. scott has nine prior arrests in the past 13 years. in about three hours, rescuers will resume their search for a passenger of a plane that went down in long island sound. the pilot of the piper archer aircraft radioed for help saturday night before crashing off setauket harbor. suffolk officers used kayaks to rescue three passengers in the water. but 23-year-old tis disappeared in the darkness. governor cuomo will fight for his paid family leave plan. the governor will speak at the haverstraw community center. he want to put pressure to pass the package allowing workers to
12 weeks off to care for family members and for newborns. one more check of traffic. lauren? >> not too many problems on the roads for a change at this hour. certainly a slow ride throughout the area. but the accident we have is on the newburgh-beacon bridge. heading towards newburgh, two lanes shut down with an accident with injuries and a fuel spill. it will take a while to clear. leave yourself plenty of extra time. newburgh-beacon ferry service is back in effect. that's good news. quick live look outside at the lincoln tunnel where there's a 30-minute weight inbound there. 30 minute at the holland tunnel as well. 20 minutes at the george washington bridge today. >> monday morning there. chris, what's happening? >> pretty good start weatherwise. temperatures while cooler than the weekend, still above normal the 48 this afternoon. starting out in the 30s in the city. 20s suburbs. back to the 20s in the suburbs. a clear sky tonight. clouds roll in tomorrow. rain and maybe even snow showers, wet snow mixed in later tomorrow afternoon and evening.
issue in terms of accumulations. 40 the expected high. a soaking rain on wednesday. bands of rain come through early and later in the day ant at night, 51. back to colder but quieter weather friday and saturday. a lot of ups and downs. be prepared for changes. >> chris thanks. the "today" show is coming up next. that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. unstoppable unstoppable? with two wins under his belt and candidates dropping out of the race, donald trump in position for the nomination and feeling confident. >> you're going to get so tired. you're going to say please, please, mr. president, we can't stand it anymore. we don't want to keep winning. we can't stand it. and i'm going to say, i don't care. we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! >> on the democratic side,