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. >> announcer: live from studio 3c in rockefeller center, this is "news 4 new york."
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the tri-state set to get a messy mix of rain, sleet and snow. but first -- ufr gent. mayday. >> firefighters in a life or death scramble to save their own when a building in flames collapses. good evening. i'm chuck scarborough. >> and i'm sibila vargas. that fire was fanned by winds off the ocean. part of the building came crashing down. >> firefighters were inside. michael george is live in key port, new jersey, with the frantic moments and what may have ignited that inferno. >> reporter: chuck, three buildings filled with businesses and apartments now turned to nothing but a pile of rubble. they've had to demolish what's left to keep the fire from sparking up again. tonight we can show you new video demonstrating the moment when one of the buildings collapse and we spoke to a man who says he may know what started this fire. >> we've got guys down. urgent. mayday. >> reporter: a worst-case
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this building when suddenly it collapses. >> mayday, mayday! >> pretty intense. flames were pretty high. >> all units clear the area. >> reporter: here's the collapse from a different angle, six firefighters were injured battling the fire but thankfully all expected to survive. >> it was a miracle, dutd. >> reporter: the fire quickly overtook three buildings our offices are totalled.
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haven't determined the exact cause. people who live here are grateful the fire was contained before it destroyed all of downtown. >> a couple of firemen were injured. i hope they're okay. they did an unbelievable job to keep it from spreading to the downtown. >> reporter: still a very large scene here as fire investigate ors continue to look into the cause. two firefighters were actually in the building when it collapsed but again, amazingly, they escaped with nonlife threatening injuries, all six firefighters, again, are expected to survive. and the cause can't be determined until some of this debris is cleared. then fire investigators hope to get in there and that will hopefully be tomorrow morning. live in keyport, new jersey, michael george, "news 4 new york." now to the weather. we are more than two weeks into spring and here comes another dose of winter. news4's janice huff is tracking a mix of rain and snow that will soon coat the area in just hours. >> that's right. most of the tri-state area will see light amounts of snow. it will mainly be rain and snow coming in tomorrow morning and
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the city and most areas will see less than an inch of accumulation of snow. but there's a little bit of a bull's eye right here over portions of mercer county, back to just north of philadelphia to 1 to 3 inches possible there. it's mainly going to be be on grasscy surfaces. the roads should stay wet as it should melt on impact with the asphalt surfaces. hunter don county, there's an advisory for you on saturday. you're expecting higher amounts. i would watch out in ocean county, a slight possibility there. the leading edge of this rain/snow mix is now moving through west virginia into western pennsylvania and should reach the city around 10:00 in the morning. so between 9:00 and noon is when it spreads oev s s over. it should melt and move out by 6:00 but refreeze is likely tomorrow night with even colder temperatures. i'll show you thau those in a few minutes. >> janice, thank you. use our weather app.
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interactive radar and weather alerts about this weekend. on long island tonight a mother is need pleading for help to find her 13-year-old son who has been missing for days. in new castle, she is anxiously awaiting her son's return. >> reporter: that's right, this teenager is described as an all-around good kids who has no history of running away. he left his apartment here in the middle of the night on monday and his mother has not seen him since. now police are urging the public to help locate him. it's been a painful week for tiffany and rodney allen, hoping and praying that their son amari
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i'm constantly >> he absolutely denies the whereabouts and contact of my son or our son. you know, for a man who hasn't been around for the last ten years, what do you expect? >> reporter: tiffany said there was no argument with amari before he went to bed but she had taken his phone away because he was doing poorly in school. tonight there are no reprimands, just a desperate plea for her son's return. >> omari, come home. just come home. whatever it is that, you know, you have going on personally, mommy is here for you. you know, she just wants to talk to you. she wants to know that you're okay.
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info mation about where amari young might be, you are urged to call nassau police at 1-aitd 1-800-24-tips. if you see him, call 911. "news 4 new york." new tonight, we are getting a look at the man who police say used fire escapes to break into apartments in the bronx. police say this man darnell simmons broke into two apartments through the fire escape windows. the daytime break-ins happened on december 1st and 2nd. several pairs of sneakers, a
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searching for the suspect in the city's latest slashing looking through mta surveillance video. police say an israeli tourist fell asleep on the sixth street platform after losing his way. he woke up around 3:30 friday morning. law enforcement sources say the 55-year-old tourist noticed someone hovering over him. they say the suspect demanded cash. a struggle enfolded. the suspect slashed the tourist on the neck, face and hands. >> arrived to bleaker street and it was chaotic. >> i find it very scary, you knower, because people come out here to shop and enjoy their themselves and the fact you've got to look over your shoulder every five seconds, you know.
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sources also tell news4 the victim had met with a jeweler in the diamond district but they don't believe the attack is related. >> this subway stop is like you don't really see too much happening out here. but it can happen anywhere. >> reporter: the slashing adding to a growing trend. through april 3rd show there have been 1,057 slashings and stabbings compared to 852 last year during the same time period. that's almost a 25% increase. and the latest slashing a reason for kai eesh sha malcolm to worry about getting on the train. >> it makes me scared, a little nervous, to like use the subway because you never know. like you could be standing next to somebody and the next minute they're cutting you. >> reporter: we know that the victim was in -- police don't believe this is a hate crime but they believe it's a random robbery. the suspect is believed to be homeless.
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>> ray, thank you. bernie sanders came home to brooklyn today. tomorrow he plans to campaign in just about every other borough. sanders has a full day of rallies planned in washington heights, university heights, long island city and harlem. the midwood native's son still has some catching up to do if he wants to win the new york democratic primary and his party's presidential nomination. >> i spent the first 18 years of my life in apartment 2c right here. >> bernie sanders played up his brooklyn roots this afternoon right outside his boyhood home. >> right on this street i spent thousands of hours playing punch ball. >> but as far as sanders is concerned, east 26th street is a world away from wall street, something he made very clear a couple of hours later at a rally in green point. >> we don't have a super pac. no, we're not getting money from
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we're doing it the very old-fashioned way. >> sanders has tried to portray democratic front-runner hillary clinton as wall street's candidate, a strategy that's worked well in some states. a big win here in new york would make a big dent in bernie sanders' deficit. but since most of new york's delegates will be awarded proportionately. he would need a big win to gain significant ground. >> hello, buffalo! >> clinton campaigned upstate today and focused far more attention on the republican candidates than her democratic rival. >> look, you can say anything in politics, and trump and cruz have said anything in politics. but, you know, building the wall and having mexico pay for it is like a "saturday night live" skit. >> clinton did not mention john kasich with but he was the only gop candidate campaigning in our
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at a town hall, he once again tried to draw the contrast between his campaign and those of his republican rivals. >> great leaders don't drive people into depression and they don't divide people. great leaders bring people together and respect the differences that exist in one another. >> clinton has at least one rally scheduled here tomorrow. she's having a latino organization event at the landing at industry city near the south brooklyn marine terminal. new york's primary is tuls, april 19th. stay with nbc news for everything you need to know as the candidates prepare for the big air. we'll have the latest. coming up, the pope gets personal signaling a change about love, sex, marriage and divorce. then medical marijuana for menstrual cramps? the push to legalize it.
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amazing feat that could change
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new tonight, north korea says it successfully tested a long-range rocket engine. its state-run news outlet claim the rocket will give the country the ability to stage nuclear strikes on the u.s. south korean officials have expressed doubt over the capability of the north's missile. the test is the latest threat coming from kim jong-un's regime. last week it said it successfully tested a new anti-aircraft weapon. tonight investigators are trying to figure out if they captured the brussels terror suspect known as the man in white. five men were arrested today. one of the men abrini is
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paris attacks and also could be the man wanted for the brussels airport attack. >> tonight investigators are intensifying the search for a missing mother. she was last seen in march. police say at the now believe she was last seen at the fox chase housing development in tinten falls. she and her 15-year-old daughter were shot by an unknown man in their car in november. police aren't ruling that shooting out and her disappearance could be connected to that. >> we'd like to begin to heal and go on forward with our lives so, again, we beg of you, please let us know where she is. >> julius was still recovering from the serious injuries caused by the november shooting when she disappeared. there's a $15,000 reward for information about where she could be. france in a new 260-page document called the joy of love, the pope says church leaders should let conscience and church teachings
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life like contraception. and while divorce and remarried catholics are forbidden from taking communion, the pope signaled priests could use their own judgment. >> i think the church should be a little more tolerant of people who have been divorced and you i respect the pope, i respect many of the things he's doing. >> on the issue of gay marriage, the document maintains that marriage should be between a man and a woman but also says that gay men and women should be treated with respect and dignity. and this just in. some breaking news, a new video of the man suspected of slashing a tourist in noho subway station on bleaker street. take a look. an israeli tourist fell asleep on the platform. you can see the suspect struggling with the victim this morning. the suspect slashing the tourist on the neck, face and hands. if you recognize this man, please call police.
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springsteen has canceled a concert in north carolina. a law requires transgender people to use a restroom that matches their birth sex. springsteen issued a statement that reads in part, some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry which is happening as i write is one of them. a big breakthrough for spacex. >> mission liftoff of the falcon 9 rocket. >> for the first time, the company managed to land a booster rocket successfully on a barge off cape canaveral after launching the supply mission to the international space station. it returned to earth balanced on the thrust of its engine, executing a pervert fect vert tal ical touchdown. this will save spacex millions of dollars giving it an advantage over competitors. >> it is fascinating. >> you usually see huge landings which is hard to do.
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>> amazing. >> very impressive. what do you say about the weather? i guess mother nature is impressed with what she's doing with us. >> it will get better for us next week. i have better news next week for those of you wondering when it will calm down and warm up and feel like spring. for now, we have to talk about the return of a bit more winter weather to the tri-state tomorrow. a view from the top of the rock camera shows a pretty quiet evening, mostly clear, 43, temperatures aren't that bad. the cloud will be rolling in later on tonight and in a few spots right now we have 30s. emerson 38 and 36 in parsippany. it's chilly in a few spots around. to the north and west we're seeing up to the 20s in monticello, 40 in farmingdale and bridgeport and 40 in morristown. winds are light at this time but they're going to pick up in intensity tomorrow a little bit as that low comes out of the midwest and sort of spins just off the coast a bit. so fair skies across the area
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so is this mix of rain and snow. this is just part of it. when that energy reaches the coast it dives south and hits here, it will start to spin up just a bit. that's why why the area south and west of the city are likely to see more snow. by 8:00 we're starting to see the leading edge of this mixture coming in across southern new jersey. then it starts to spread through the central part of new jersey into the city by 1:00. now, watch out around barn i gat and parts of ocean county. one of the forecast models is indicating that you may see some heavier accumulations of snow. i've pushed this 1 to 3 inch band from hunterdon county to parts of ocean county. we'll be updating you tomorrow with the latest forecast. the rest of us about an inch or less of snow. hunterdon is under the advisory for saturday, wouldn't be surprised to see ocean added to that. we have cold weather alerts, freeze watch and warnings from midnight tonight into sunday morning because the temperatures will fall. if you get snow, it will
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there's a rain component to this and most of that will be south of the city, too, from cherry hill over to barnegat, maybe as much as an inch and a half of rain or a mix. a mix tomorrow of a little bit of winter weather for this spring day and then back to sunshine on sunday with highs in the mid-40s and improving conditions and more like april weather is coming up next week, especially after monday/tuesday. by wednesday, thursday, friday, we're into sunshine, dry conditions, 50s and low 60s. so it's on the way. >> okay, thank you. >> you're very welcome. coming up when we continue, how a tick bite could change your diet. at "news 4 new york," more
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expected. play wheel of fortune or any of the new scratch-off games from the new york lottery. don. in new jersey, women could one day ease monthly aches and pains with the help of medical marijuana. lawmakers have introduced a bill to loosen the state's regulation on the drug under the proposal women would be allowed to get pot-based products to relieve menstrual cramps. this comes after whoopi goldberg lined up with a marijuana company. doctors at vanderbilt university say they are treating more and more patients with a red meat allergy linked with tick bites. it can cause hives and vomiting, even breathing problems after eating beef, pork or lamb. better awareness and testing methods are responsible for the higher diagnosis. we'll be right back with
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you win a national league championship, you get to raise a banner. and why not? the faithful in flushing loving this moment. soaking it up. but knowing still a little something extra. baby watch goes on with the degrom house. velocity wasn't great, but try tell that to emmanuel burriss. degrom struck out six in six innings. he left after 76 pitches, tightness in his right lat. said he didn't want to push it. tied at 1-1 in the sixth. the go-ahead rbi single scores duda. mets up 4-1 in the seventh and now having fun. walker and con fort toe deliver hits. he says this is what they were expecting. a 7-2 win in the home opener. >> it was cool to see the flag go up and kind of have that -- you kind of get chills lail bit. >> i'm not really that worried about it.
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i don't think this is anything related to it, but i'm not really that worried about it. with an aging lineup, joe girardi managing with an eye on the end of the season. with a quick turnaround, he opted to sit alex rodriguez, bart ran. in detroit, the lineup missed them. tigers got all the runs on this swing, cabrera, kinsler headed for a close play at the plate. not in time. luis allowed three runs in five innings and cabrera capped the scoring with this, his first homer of 2016 in the seventh. it's gone, yankees shut out by the tigers 4-0. no hockey tonight but a crucial final weekend for the rangers and islanders, both with 99 points. rangers wrap with detroit tomorrow, 12:30 here on nbc 4. and the islanders host buffalo. then the flyers on sunday. the knicks meanwhile playing out the schedule in philly tonight. they nearly blew a 19-point lead
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up just two in the final minute, grant tough shot. grant tied a career high with 16 points. robin lopez huge with 24 points and 15 boards. carmelo anthony added 20 points in 26 minutes, said his stomach hurt late. the knicks win 109-102. in charlotte, nets lost to the hornets 113-99. for a decade, the jets didn't have to worry about left tackle. now they have to replace a cornerstone as well as the quarterback he protected. ferguson quietly and consistently good. he stunned the jets by retiring rather than accept a pay cut. the reliable left tackle never missed a game in ten seasons. what's more remarkable than that, he never even appeared on the team's injury report. it will save them $9 million in salary cap space. at the masters, jordan spieth the runner-up in his first go at augusta national and the winner last year saving par on 18, the defending champ leading at 4 under. the masters is the mission major
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on 16 working a gorgeous left to right birdie putt, he trails spieth by a stroke. and how about this, spieth and mcilroy, two of golf's biggest stars, yes, with more putts like that. the final pairing in saturday's third round. missed the cut? phil mickelson. he won't be there this weekend.
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