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he was able to walk out of the hospital on his own four paws. poor guy. >> remarkable story there. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching "today in new york" by downloading the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device. your next hour starts right now. right now, the search for a gunman after a fate will shooting. dangerously close to a new jersey college campus. >> dueling rallies. all but one of the presidential candidates are in new york trying to win your vote. the controversial vote over transgender rights in school. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everyone. it's 5:00 a.m. on this monday, the 11th of april. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm darlene rodriguez. storm team 4's raphael miranda is in for chris this morning. hey, raphi. >> it's an umbrella day. we're tracking light showers out there. sprinkles and drizzle. this looks worse than it is. not seeing a lot of steady rain.
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now. we're heading up from that. you can see in the day planner, lofts clouds in the city. sporadic showers throughout the day. a big jump over the weekend. up to 58 degrees. breezy throughout the day and tracking a few showers on and off later on for your evening commute as well. the school day forecast coming up in a few minutes. lauren scala is here with a look at the commute. >> hey, raphi. we've had problems out there. lirr had the port washington branch suspended between penn station and flushing main street. rvice has been restored. you can expect delays out there. had nj transit subject to 15-minute delayx because of weekend track work. all good news from here. a livlme look at the lon island expressway by the grand central parkway. we'll have more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> thank you very much. lauren, police are investigating a shooting near the new jersey
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person dead.ntracie strahan is in newark with what we know so far. tracie? >> reporter: michael, a lot of details coming in at this hour. you can see the flashing lights over my shoulder. this is an active crime scene. we're working to confirm reports that the victim who died here was a rutgers newark student. another student was shot as well. at this hour the search co inues for two men that may have been affiliated with this. we'll show you video of the crime scene. ask the detectives were here and the newark police department is assisting in this as well. all of this went down before 10:00 last night inside of 28th central avenue. that's where the victim was found. anotoer person shot was on the sidewalk. that's where theryerson was found and discovered and taken to a local hospital. right now, again, police are looking for two assailants who fled the scene in this area. not much of a description on them. believed to be between 20 and 25
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as we bring you back live, detectives have left the scene, michael. officers are still here. not allowed access int that building on central avenue where it happened. back to you. >> tracie, thank you very much. 5:02. happening today. a new jersey police officer accused in a wrong-way crash in staten island is pekted iis court. two his of his friends died. a third seriously injured. there is evidence that he was given the date rape drug ghb. today. happening today, new jersey representative donald payne, jr., wants congress to pass his test for lead act. he's expected to hold a press conference to urge congress to take action. this legislation would require states to receive certain federal funding to help schools test for lead in drinking water.
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will lated levels at four school buildings.d the faa is investigating a small plane crash. the piper 28 had -- tht clipped a tree and power line before crashing at second street and third avenue in bay port. the pilot, scott clifford, was seriously injured. he has two broken legs and head injuries. his passenger, a 66-year-old had a minor head injury. >> i was looking out my window and it stalled. he turned around to come back in and he went down. he landed and wd t on fire and stuff. >> investigators say the plane was headed to orange county. that's where both the pilot and his passenger live. this latest crash is the third is as many months on long island. in february, a plane crashed in setauket harbor. a flight in whstructor, student pilot and two passengers wtoe on board. one of the passengers, a college
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just last month a pilot deployed an emergency parachute for this rplane in hauppauge. two people on board survived. 5:04 right now. time for a check of weather and traffic on the 4s. 'll check in with raphi and see what's happening on this monday as we approach the middle of april sniermt we can leave the winter coals at home this morning. that's the great news. even with light rain out there. no cold weather to speak of. 44 in poughkeepsie. everyone is above freezing. that's a nice change, especially after the chilly weekend te just had. we also have light rain out there. very spotty. main lip d zzle and sprinkles. nothing major re. if you want to stay completely dry. you need to hf ave the umbrella today. got a cold front tracking through the midwest that arrives later on to today and tonight. this is a slow moving syhfstem. that's going to affect your weather for your tuesday. let's take a look at the school day forecast. 8:30, 45 degrees. look at the temperature by recess.
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the shower chance continues around 3:00 and after school with mild temperatures well into the 50s. take a look at the seven-day forecast. laasuren scala has a look at your co mmute. >> raphi i, good morning. things are looking pretty good at the road. the gowanus expressway, things are moving pretty well. it's getting congested out there already. but ultimately doing just fine. on the grand central parkway, similar story. quieter out here. erall, queens in great shape. no accidents getting in the way there. you need to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. your weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> it's 5:06. a man wanted for a bizarre bar fight that ended with murder ae a kidnapping has been arrested in new jersey. solomon gomez surpass was held on $1 million bail. he stabbed a man to death
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morning. he then allegedly ordered a woman at the scene to his car and drove off with her. she was found later unharmed.whbut gomez is charged with first degree murder. the latesy battleground over transgender rights is in new jersey. the pascack regional school district plans to vote on a new policy allowing all students to use restrooms and locker rooms based on the gender with which they identify. a conservative group is asking to sue if the policy adopted. there are similar policies in place in other placed across the state. the five presidential hopefuls are i new york today. they want your vote. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in new york. looking at the democrats who are crisscrossing new york. campaigned heavily in new york. >> reporter: absolutely, michael. this building here, this is the landmark theater.
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happening today, a serious convnsersation about gun violence. this is where secretary clinton will be later this afternoon. it's also not a rally, but more of a conversation. she visited several churches in the city yesterday. mrs. clinton talked about gun violence as well, taking the lives of children and reforms needed. as for bernie sanders, e has back-to-back rallies in binghamton and buffalo. this after spending time in coney island. he criticized the wealthiest people and talked about expanding social security benefits. here are the rallying crimes. >> please sign up to be part of this campaign. >> i hope that on april 19th we will have the largest voter turnout. fo>> as far as schedules go, very busy for both of them. secretary clinton will spend the day on long island. aside from the gun violence
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scheduled for 2:00 p.m., she has a dinner with lawmakers in suffolk county this evening. bark to you, michael. it's a big day coming up, kat. thanks so much. 5:08 now. governor john kasich and donald trump will be upstate to look for support in the albany area. trump drew a crowd to a hangar in rochester where he spoke out against senator ted cruz. he accused him of stealing delegates from him. >> i go to louisiana. i win louisiana. i say isn't that beautiful. i love the people. sent them a note, thank you very much. i love you louisiana. then i find out i get less delegates than cruz because of some nonsense going on. >> cruz said he's playing within gop party rules. john kasich hopes it pick up delegates in new york. cia director john brennan
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allow his agency's advanced techniques such as waterboarding. donald trump wants to use that method in terror in estigations. ted cruz says he doesn't consider it torture. president obama ended the practice through an executive order. another musician pumps the plug on a concert due to a -- bruran e bryan adams is canceling a concert. >> new jersey bruce springsteen canceled his concert in north carolina oner titt state's controversial bathroom law. that law requires transgender people to use a restroom that matches their birth sex. 5:10 right now. starting may 1, it's going to cost more for millions of netflix subscribers to use the streaming service. the rate increase affects users who pay $7.99 for the two stream hd plan.
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good morning everyone. 5:14. big changes coming your way. most of them are nice changes. you can see in the weather headlines, one change over the weekend. it's dry and showers moving in. not a great start to your workweek. the temperatures are mild. 45 degrees right now. heavier rain in the forecast for
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once we get past this unsettled bump here, much warmer weather is in the trend for the weekend. 43n in tribeca. 46 jersey city. this is a lot milder than over the weekend. temperatures are going to head back into the 50s this afternoon. 43 in white plains. we can't find any real cold spots this morning. everyone is abooe freezing. even monticello at 36 degrees. your first forecast takes us through the day. comfortable 45 degrees. no winter jackets needed today. temperatures back to the 50s by lunchtime. it will be breezy but it's a southerly breeze. that's a mild feel. you can see by 3:00, couple of time. spotty. sprinkles, very light and afternoon. not the best, not the worse. the game will be fine around 7:00. it will be breezy. but much more comfortable than the past few games. you can see on storm tracker, light rain moving through right now. take a wider view.
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back toward the great lakes. tracking a cold front about there. that's going to slide on east over the next day or so. this is a slow-moving front. the rain is in the forecast through the morning. time it out on future tracker. spotty showers around 9:00. lunchtime more of the same. lots of clouds, a few sprinkles. lots of clouds and the light rain lingers. overnight, here comes the cold front. this is tomorrow morning's commute. we'll see pockets of heavier rain from new york city east across long island. that front eventually moves on rough. once it clears, the middle of the week, temperatures are seasonal. near 60 degrees most days. overnight low temperatures mild as well. we could be near 70 by the end of ta weekend. let's see how the commute is going. lauren scala has an eye on that. >> the roads looth look great this morning. one accident involving a downed pole. for lakewood township commut
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n the westbound lanes before monmouth avenue. one lane open there. not really causing a delay because it's early. a live look outside at the belt parkway. things moving along nicely by lefferts boulevard. no roadwork getting in the way this morning. heading over to the tappan ze bridge, there's light rain out there. we're getting reports of that. no change in the speed limit. things still moving along at the regular speed limit without a restriction. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> thanks, lauren. it's 5:17. in yonkers, a fast-moving fire destroyed two homes. officials tell us that flames starte at 53 harriet street and spread to buildings on each side. firefighters were ad e to save one of the buildings. fire gutted the home where it started and a building next door is a total loss. the fire chief says the fire is under investigation. >> it's definitely being investigated. i don't have any -- right now, i don't have any information as to
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>> this was a fairly advanced fire on arrival. that's one more reason to look further into it. >> residents inside the buildings were able to escape without being injured. some firefighters it suffer minor in ries. investigators in belgium satyr rists were planning a attack in paris. mohamed abrini confessed. he admitted he was in fact the man in the white hat at the airport last month. the person on the right there. he's also charged in last year's attack that took place in paris. the prosecutors say the arrest of another accused terrorist, saleh abdeslam forced that terror cell to move up their timeline. >> abrini will probably know a lot more than abdeslam and a lot more than almost anybody elsa live. >> prosecutors believe that a brynn a may have been play
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uccountries. pictures of a soccer stadium that he traveled to last year were found on his home. senator chuck schumer wants to fight terrorism through social media. >> whether it's a tweet, a facebook post or message, an instagram photo or even a snap chat, someove in the public is seeing it and if it's nefarious, they should be encouraged to report it. >> later this month, the senator is introducing a bill to offer a minimum $25,000 reward for any social media tips at that prevent terror attacks in the u.s. right now the current law doesn't cover social media tips. it's 5:19. secretary of state john kerry is making history in japan. just hours ago, he became the highest ranking american official to pay his respects in hiroshima. he later was at the peace park memorial. he described the museum there
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wrenching. 140,000 people died in that bombing during world war ii. duchess of cambridge in -- princess kate and prince william began their tour by playing cricket with children in mumbai. they attended a red carpet party at the taj mahal palace hotel. >> right now, you can call a random person from sweden to talk about anything you want. >> hello? >> sweden introduced the country's own phone number. the project is to celebrate sweden becoming the first to abolish censor ship. >> if you want to talk to them about politics or abba, you can get the number at nbcnewyork.com. >> they'll all be pea olite.
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kale a random new yorker any time. anda et threatened. the push for cheaper metro cards. not for everyone. >> one special customer. the guest that strolled into a coffee shop.
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a live look at the verrazano bridge. workers on the northern california starbucks got a jolt from an unusual customer who showed up in their store. making his morning starbucks run. little goat. wandered into the coffee shop in a strip mall north of san francisco yesterday. they tried to offer the animal a banana. he chewed on a box instead. corralled the gedt and took him toe a local animal shelter. that's actually a pet. it lives around the corner from the shop. >> so california. >> he wanted a latte, right? >> that's the problem. >> the forecast is looking better this week. it was rough last week. i know we were talking about freezing and snow and ice. all of that is gone this morning. temperatures in the mid-40s.
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high temperatures back to near very. very nicely in larchmont up nato a high -- spotty showers on and off throughout the day. breezy and well. winds out of the south. a milder flow. up to 61 down the shore in long branch. the clouds hang around tonight and showers return especially after midnight. could see pockets of heavier rain. look at the low temperatures. well into the 50s. that's a mild night ahead. even north and west of town, not worrying about any ice tonight. all plain old rain with lows in the 40s and 50s. gets better as the days go on. a look at the seven-day. it's mild out kben. >> raphi, thank you. talk about the rails. start with the commuter checklist. we had a suspension on the port washington branch for lirr co uters. service has been restored. you can expect delays. otherwise, the rails look good. a look outside at the brooklyn bridge. things are moving nicely in both directions. the manhattan bridge on the
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things doing fine on the roads. no major accidents to report on yet. >> lauren, thank you. 25 on this monday morning. this morning, a new campaign to create reduced fare metro crowds for the lowest income new yorkers. the community service society and -- outside city hall on monday. it comes on the heels of a new report that finds one in four low income new yorkers can't afford metro card. according to the report, an estimated 800,000 riders will be eligible for a half fare. those who opt to participate, would save up to $700 a year. 5:26. still head, a lower east side -- the thieves don't want money. we'll tell you what they did get away with coming up. >> reporter: there are reports this morning that a double shooting here in newark has claimed the life of rutger university student. i'm tracie strahan with the latest on the investigation.
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a homicide dangerously close to a college campus. police are searching for the gunman who opened fire near
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plus,s search for answers after a small plane crashes in long island on a street. the presidential candidates in our state to fight for your vote. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everyone. monday morning. it's april 11th. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm michael gargiulo. chris is off. but storm team 4's raphael miranda is in with good news. >> eventually. it's finally starting to feel more like april out there. that is the good news. we're tracking some rain, light rain on storm tracker. it's not a clear picture by any means. light showers in the hudson valley. well. as we head towards new jersey, most of the rain is very light this morning. if you want to stay completely dry, you need the umbrella handy today. on this monday, temperatures will return back to the 50s this afternoon. much milder than what we saw over the weekend. the sporadic shower chance stays with us through the afternoon. it will be breezy with a high of 58 degrees.
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the seven-day forecast in a few. lauren scala is here with a look at your monday morning commute. >> hey, raphael. good morning. an unauthorized tractor-trailer on fdr drive northbound. they have to get that off the roadway. it's not supposed to be there. minor delays are building. the fdr drive-by 53rd. every once in a while we see brake lights. i'll keep you posted. route 88 westbound in lakewood, we have an accident out there with a downed pole. one lane getting by before monmouth avenue. we'll have more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> thanks so much, lauren. happening now, police are investigating a homicide that happened dangerously close to a busy college campus. police say the gunman opened fire at the intersection of central avenue and university avenue in newark last night. very close to the rutgers university campus there. tracie strahan is at the scene with details about the victim. tracie? >> reporter: darlene, the essex county prosecutor's office
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was discovered dead inside of the building behind me in a second-floor apartment. another person was shot here as well. right now, authorities are on the hunt for two men they believe to be behind this attack. let show you video of what it looked like when we arrived. all of this happening just before 10:00 last night. news 4 is working to confirm reports that the victim who was shot and killed here was a student at rutgers university's newark campus. as you said, it's really just down the street. as for the two men that authorities are looking for, they're said to be between 20 and 25 years old. both of them fleeing this area southbound on hallsly street. one of them possibly without a shirt on. another person was also shot. that person is being treated at a local hospital for his injuries. back to you. >> thanks so much, tracie. happening today, we could learn if an off-duty new jersey
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his system at the time of ate fatal crash. prosecutors say he was drinking at a strip club before the crash last march. his lawyer says there was evidence he was given ghb, the date rape drug. two of his friends died in the crash, a third seriously injured. right now in long island, federal investigators are trying to figure out what caused a small plane to crash. officials say the piper 28 had engine trouble shortly after taking off. it clipped a tree and a power line before crashing at second street and third avenue in bay port. the pilot, scott clifford was seriously injured. two broken legs and head injuries. his passenger, 66-year-old michael rome had a minor head injury. >> i was looking out my window. it stalled. then it went down. he hit the first pole, twisted around, landed and went on fire and stuff. >> investigators say the plane was headed to orange county where both the pilot and the passenger live.
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in three months on long island in february a plane crashed in setauket harbor. a flight instructor and two passengers on board. a college student from queens was killed. last month a pilot deployed an emergency parachute and the two people on board managed to survived. it's 5:34. weather and traffic on the 4s. raphael miranda is in for chris this morning. >> good morning, guys. getting ready for milder air this morning. it was a chilly weekend. we have rain as well. we are excited about the temperatures. 45 degrees in midtown. it's a good starting place. mid-40s across long island. 45 in islip. 45 degrees at this hour in farmingdale. the problem is, we're tracking rain out there on storm tracker. light rain showing up. putnam county, a little bit of wet snow possibly mixing in well north and west of town.
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this will be a low impact event for your morning commute. there is more rain to work through. a cold front will slide throughout the day today. it's slightly unsettled. not a lot of heavy rain. but light showers and breezy. you can see in the school day forecast, temperatures jump to the 50s. after school, that light shower chance continues as temperatures coast along in the mid-50s. are we coasting along in the commute. >> most people are. for connecticut commuters, this is what the connecticut turnpike looks like right now in bridgeport. we have two lanes shut down between exits 29 and 32. a very slow ride building quickly out there. a close eye on that for you. heading over to the commuter checklist, lirr commuters, port washington branch service has been restored after an earlier suspension. you can still expect delays. otherwise, rails look good, including the subways. you need to move your car. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s.
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happening today, new jersey representative donald cain, jr., plans to urge congress to pass test the lead act during a news conference in newark. that would require states that receive certain federal funding to help schools test the lead. the testing recently done in newark showed elevated lead levels in four school buildings. tonight the pascack valley regional high school will vote on a new policy. it will allow them to use the locker rooms with which they identify. a national conservative group threatened to sue if the policy is adopted. supporters say there are similar policies in place the other districts across the state. now to the race for the white house. the democratic hopefuls are stumping in our state today during a long string of events aimed to win your vote. katherine creag is in port washington in long island. kat, we know this event doesn't
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they're getting ready already. >> reporter: we like to tell people, michael, that secretary clinton will be here in the early afternoon in case they want to see her or try to avoid the area. because of road closures because of incompetent tense security. secretary clinton will be here. the landmark theater talking about gun violence. she calls it a conversation, not exactly a rally. a conversation about gun violence. we saw her talking about that at various events yesterday, various churches in queens and manhattan. she and her husband visited those churches aligning themselves with president obama implying bernie sanders has not been as loyal to the party. sanders, though, has back-to-back rallies in binghamton, albany and buffalo today after spending time in brooklyn. he seems to back off attacking clinton's qualifications on being president. but questioned the sustainability. first let's hear from mrs. clinton. >> we have someone who rejects the idea that president obama
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doesn't give him the credit that i think he deserves. >> they have the experience to be president of the united statess, no one can argue that. in terms much her judgment is something is clearly lacking. >> as far as schedules go, secretary clinton will spend the day on long island where it's a little drizzly right now, michael. aside from the gun violence, she has a dinner in suffolk county. back to you, michael. >> big day on long island there. thanks so much, kat. >> two republican candidates will be upstate. governor john kasich and donald trump. trump rolled oupt his campaign in rochester. after he brought on a new top adviser last week. trump drew an overflow crowd. he's angry about gop party rules allowing senator ted cruz to out-maneuver him for delegates. >> i watched bernie, he wins, he wins. he keeps winning. then i see he's got no chance.
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why doesn't he have a chance? because the system is corrupt and it's worse than the republican side. >> ted cruz insists he's playing by the rules. he's in southern california today. john kasich will be in the albany area. that's where trump will also rally today. it is coming up on 5:39. mayor de blasio is not commenting about reports that his fundraising is under federal investigation. >> i have no evidence of that fact. we have gotten no inquiry from any office, nobody associated with me has gotten an inquiry. i can't comment on something with no specifics on. >> prosecutors want to know about gifts they possibly received from two contributors from the mayor's inauguration. yesterday, mayor de blasio insisted his campaign did nothing illegal and the mayor's campaign returned money to those contributors, the two of them. prosecutors in belgium say a second terror attack was being planned on paris.
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confession of accused terrorist mohamed abrini. investigators say he admitted he was the one in the white hat at belgium's airport last month. he's also charged in the attack in paris. prosecutors say the arrest of saleh abdeslam forced them to move up their timeline and carry out the attacks in brussels. >> abrini will probably know a lot more than ab dells lamb and a lot more than anybody elsa live. >> prosecutors believe abrini may have been planning attacks in other countries. pictures of a soccer stadium in england he traveled to last year were found on his phone. senator charles schumer wants to use social media to fight terrorism. whether it's a tweet, a facebook post or message, an instagram photo or even a snap chat, someone in the public is seeing it and if it's nefarious, they should be encouraged to report it.
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will introduce a bill that would offer a minimum of $25,000 reward for any social media tip that prevents a terror attack in the united states. senator schumer says social media posts can be clear warning signs to potential threats. it's 5:40 right now. beloved former nfl star gunned down. this morning, conflicting reports about what happened before the case of road rage turned deadly. also ahead, it's the burglar who broke into a business but didn't go for the cash register. we'll tell you what he wanted or wanted to do coming up. weather and traffic on the fours is coming up.
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welcome back. looking at the brooklyn bridge. 45 degrees out. 5:44. at the weekend box office, melissa mccarthy showed batman versus superman that she's the boss. >> a bed inside a sofa. that's neat.
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at number one. $25.3 million. it was close. the comedy barely beat the superhero film. batman versus superman held on to the number two spot earning $23.4 million. zootopia came in at number three. that's big, though, for melissa mccarthy to run over batman and superman like that. >> big we have big changes in the weather as well. we have breezing conditions on the plaza. the rink is going away. the ice is melting. the temperatures will help as well. getting ready for dining alfresco over the next weeks or months. we have a wind gusting up to 18 miles per hour though. that's a warm southerly breeze, though. a nice feel as you step outside. let's take a look at the weather headlines. we are dealing with rain, on and off showers. the heavier rain tomorrow morning. we have a nice temperature trend heading into the weekend. temperatures not bad right now.
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44 red bank. looking at 43 in woodbridge and 44 degrees in toms river. monticello. we're tracking light rain. thankfully not worrying about icy conditions on this monday morning. it's 45 in central park. mostly cloudy skies. we're not expecting a lot of sunshine today. you can see in the first forecast, clouds dominating the weather picture. the spotty showers also will continue. look at the temperatures though. back to the mid-50s by lunchtime. even for an evening commute, looking at 66 degrees. you may want to spend time outside today. keep this in mind. tree pollen is high. that's going to be the troublesome pollen over the next few weeks with all the trees starting to bloom with the warmer weather. light rain is moving through right now. several more hours, in fact, probably a day or so more of the light rain to go as this cold front slowly tracks on towards the east over the next few days. doesn't clear the region until late tomorrow. it's an unsettled future tracker heading towards lunchtime. lots of clouds.
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commute as well. not a lot of heavy rain here. we are tracking the heavier showers overnight into tomorrow morning. you will want the umbrella for your tuesday morning commute. wednesday. temperatures continue to hover around 60. weekend. it was so dhil i for many of us. near 60 on wednesday. into the 60s on thursday. more sunshine there. the weekend. 58 for a high today. >> scattered showers, temperatures heading in the right direction. near 60 most days that week. saturday looks great. a slight chance of a shower early and sunday. because he's flirting with 70 degrees. let's take a look at the commute right now. lauren scala has a look at that. >> overall on the roads, things look good. a couple of trouble spots. an accident reported. to 31st street. you can see a delay in this area.
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unauthorized tractor-trailer in the northbound lanes by 61st street. isn't causing a delay. heading over to the pulaski skyway, delays are building southbound. by the south karner exit. something to keep in mind as well. otherwise, the roads are pretty good. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. we'll have more weather and traffic on the 4s. thanks so much, lauren. funeral services are planned tomorrow for the young man in new jersey who drowned in a swimming hole. police now confirm that his body was found in ironworks state park in milford. the 21-year-old went swimming with friends in march but he never resurfaced. it took nearly a month to find his body. sports fans are in shock after the sudden death of saints player will smith. he was shot and killed during a road rage incident on saturday. police have charged 28-year-old
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police say smith and hayes exchanged words before the shooting. defense attorney says hayes was not the aggressor. he says his client may not have been the only one armed. >> one of the parties besides mr. hayes may have had a firearm. >> a good guy. everybody loved him. just an absolute shame. >> nfl commissioner roger goodell, nba star lebron james, are a few people publicly expressing grief over the player's death. today, coast guard crews will resume the search for a missing missing kayaker off the south carolina coast. they spotted his overturned kayak yesterday. the 21-year-old man was reported missing late saturday after he and a friend failed to return from a trip to a popular lighthouse. the other kayaker was found and rescued. a utah family has been reunited with their lucky dog. the family took their dog toby on a trail ride thursday. the poodle chased after
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going over a cliff. tumbled nearly 300 feet down. search and rescue teams had to rappel down the face of a steep incline and they carried toby back to safety. >> it's not something we would normally do. just going to rescue a dog. but there's the complication if we don't, who else is going to try to get down to him who is untrained and we may end up rescuing several other people. >> they went ahead and did it. even though he has a head injury, bumps and bruises, he walked out of the hospital on his own paws. new this morning, police are searching for three men in a high-end liquor burglary at a lar on the lower east side. they smashed a window to break into the building on sunday. they took $3,000 worth of liquor, including a $2,000 bottle of cognac. police in washington, d.c., looking for a suspected burglar more interested in a meal apparently than money.
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surveillance video slipping into a five guys restaurant early friday. doesn't go for the cash register. incompetent he fires up the grill and makes a couple of cheeseburgers. he's also making a phone call as the burgers were cooking. the suspect wandered through the shop and took bottled water before he left. what's the charge for felonious grilling? >> not cleaning up the kitchen. that's a huge crime in my house. that's really punishable by a lot. 5:51 right now. local lawmaker waging war on the red light cameras. why he says they do more harm than good. later at 6:00, forget swiping your credit card or -- one country is taking it a step further. soon, you may be able to pay just using your finger. that's ahead at 6:00. don't forget, follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram. michaelg4ny. darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new york."
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welcome back. 5:54. looking at the rink down in rockefeller center. that's going to go away. >> be transformed today at the cafe. fabulous. >> bring it here. >> going to sit outside and eat, raphael. >> last week, it wasn't a good idea.
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it's finally starting to feel more like spring this week. storm tracker shows a bit of shower activity. it's very light, though. it looks worse than it is this morning. there are sprinkles and drizzle and light showers. throughout the day today, no heavy rain. lots of clouds, breezy, occasionally damp conditions. we're focusing on the temperatures. those will be nice and mild. 64 in ramsey. near 60 in central park. brewster, low 50s in the hampton bays. 56 in hamburg. 62 in long branch. a southerly wind keeping us nice and mild. speaking of mild, look at overnight tonight, 52. that's the coldest we get tonight. that's a nice mild night. on the move for tomorrow morning. it's an unsettled day after day. we will look at that in the seven-day forecast. >> let's start with the rails. earlier on the port washington branch. residual delays. cleared out.
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commuter lines and subways. operating on or close to schedule. a live look at the inbound side of the lincoln tunnel. delays are minor. we have a couple of problems. >> lauren, thanks very much. today on long island, we'll hear about the latest efforts to pull the plug on the red light traffic cameras. suffolk county will sponsor a bill to end the program in his county. he says it shows a dramatic rise in accidents and many intersection that is have the cameras. meanwhile, in the bronx, new cameras designed to keep cars out of the bus lanes will be up and running. looking for drivers that slip into the bus lanes on webster avenue on the bx 41 route. the department of transportation, issuing warnings to offenders which will cost you money in 60 days. workers at a starbucks got a jolt from the unusual customer
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look who made a morning starbucks run. this goat wandered into the coffee shop. in san francisco yesterday. workers say the animal refused the banana they offered and chewed on a box that said. police managed to corral the goat, take it to a local animal shelter. turns out it's a pack and lives around the corner from the shop. >> stop and shop if you want a banana. foam it up. 5:57. coming up next at 6:00, gas prices keep getting higher. we'll show you how much drivers in our area are paying now. also at 6:00 a.m. an update on the murder investigation just up from rutgers newark campus. live with the latest there. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching. download the app on your mobile device right now. we're back in two minutes.
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shooting steps from a new jersey college campus. this morning, new details about the victims. a fire and plane crash shakes a local neighborhood. we'll tell you why officials are calling it a miracle. the battle for new york. the presidential candidates mount a full court press eight days until the primary. "today in new york" stoorts starts now. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm michael gargiulo. chris has the morning off. raphael miranda is here for us. raphi,twe want to start with ag clean slate this week. >> that's not happening, michael. nothing clean. this picture is not very clean. we have the rainouhowing up on this monday morning. the good news is, you can leave your winter jackets at home today. much milder as we start the day. already looking at 45 degrees. the spotty showers around. it's not a lot of heavy rain today. mainly light and on and off throughout the day. notice the temperature turns
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breezy as well. a high temperature of 58 degrees. feels a lot better than what we had other the weekend. lauren scala has a look at your commute. hey, lauren. >> raphael, good morning. we had an unauthorized tractor-trailer heading northbound on the fdr. at's cleared out. you're in for a good ride there. a live look at the belt parkway. you're going to see heavy delays headed westbound by lefferts boulevard. we have reports of an accident out there by -- possibly a disabled vehicle on the shoulder there as you make your way around the bend. leave yourself some time. we'll head to the gowanus expressway where things are jammed up. the congestion right now, no reports of problems. i' keep you posted. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. breaking news in queens. a double shooting. kai simonsen is over the scene in chopper 4. >> we first gotceord on this at 4:30 this morning.
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chopper 4. the first on the scene over 94th avenue, off the atlantic avenue in the richmond hills of queens. two men walked into jamaica hospital earlier this morning with gunshot wounds. this crime scene with cops searching around for evidence is somehow related to that incident of the two men walking into jamaica hospital. both men are in stable condition. the investigation is jop go\ g. we'll continue to keep you up to date. indarlene and michael, over to you. >> the jnk you very much, kai. the murder investigation near a college campus in new jersey, police tell us the fatal shooting happened near central avenue and hallsly street not far from the rutgers, newark campus. tracie strahan is there. >> reporter: darlene, this happened off campus in the building behind me on central avenue. but we're earing reports that the victim that was killed was a rutgers newark student. two people were shot here.
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two people behind this. we'll show you video of what it looked like when we arrived. the essex county prosecutor's office was on the scene along with several newark police officers. this was a double shooting that happened before 10:00 last night. that private residence. an apartment building here on central avenue. we're told that theavictim was shot and killed was found inside of that apartment. a second person is being treated as at a local hospital for a gunshot wound as well. in terms of a description of who police are looking for, two men between the ages of 20 and 25 years old last scene fleeing this area headed southbound. they were running away from this area. again, dar leap, we're wweorking to confirm reports that he's a rutgers astudent. a lot of people say this is an area popular with the college students here. we're working to confirm reports that a student was involved in this. back to you. >> tracie strahan, thank you. on long island, investigators say two men a
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small plane crash in bay port. it was a piper 28 aircraft. it had engine trouble shortly after taking off.ti it clipped a tree and power line before crashing on second street and third avenue in bay port. scott clifford was seriously injured, two broken legs and head injury. his passenger had a minor injury. >> this is nothing short of a miracle. both that the aircraft did not hit a >>ny houses or any other individuals. >> investigators say the plane was headed to orange county. that's where both the pilot and the passenger live. happening today, residents in ridgewood, new jersey, should expect to see a lot of police activity. but they shouldn't be alarmed. various police agencies are taking advantage of spring break to conduct aerial-based tactical training at benjamin franklin middle school. exercises start today and last thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. time for weather and traffic
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let's check in with raphael miranda. hanging in the 40s not bad when you consider we wer in the 20s last week. >> and we had snow and ice. now it feels more like spring heading into monday. that's great news. temperatures in the mid-40s right now. 45 in bridgeport. can't find real cold spots this morning. 44 in monticello. storm tracker, live rador pictures shows the showers moving in. we have light rain to deal with this morning. it's spotty, drizzle. maybe to do without the umbrella if you want to dodge the drops. we're not dealing with the hea rain threat but a persistent shower threat throughout the day because of this area of low pressure and a cold front. that will be coming in over the next 24 hours or so. the school day forest, breezy and on the rise. 3:30 still near 60 degrees. a shower chance lingers air bit with a high in the upper 50s for today. we'll look at the seven-day forecast in a few.
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>> hey, raphael, good morning everyone. sawmill is shut down northbound between marble avenue and route 120. only the lanes with cons uction. that will wrap up at 7:00 a.m. if it wraps up earlier, i'll let you know. nj transit, path, subways and buses running on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules in fectotoday. we'll have the next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> thank you very much, lauren. the two democratic presidential candidates are battling for new york primary votes. hillary clinto is on long island. senator bernie sanders is upstate. sanders was in coney island yesterday. he ate a nathan's hot dog and rallied supporters on the boardwalk. the candidate ook jabs at each other's records and stance. >> we have someone who rejec w the idea that president ama s made progress.
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to be president of the united states, no one can argue that. in terms of her judgment, some hing is clearing clearly lacking. >> the democrats are working hard to gain delegates on ouril 19th. at's when voting takes place in new york. donald trump and kasich looking for support in albany area. donald trump was in a hangar in rochester new york. he spoke out against senator ted cruz. he accused cruz of gaming the system to steal delegates from him. >> i go to louisiana, i win louisiana. and i say, isn't that beautiful. i love the people. i send them a note, thank you very much. then i find out that i get less delegates than c'uz because of some nonsense going on. >> cruz insists he's playing within the party rules. his party is in california today. john kasich looks to pick up some delegates because they're
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district in new york. they're going to have live team coverage ahead at the top of the hour at 7:00. john brennan tells nbc news he would not allow his agents to use enhanced techniques on terror suspects. that includes the use of waterboarding. donald trump wants to use that method in terror investigations. ted cruz says he doesn't consider waterboarding to be torture. president obama ended the practice through an executive order. prosecutors investigating the terror attacks in brussels now say a second attack was planned. the target was paris. officials say the two terrorists, mohamed abrini admitted he was the man in the white hat at belgium airport last month. the person right there. investigatces say the arrest of another accused terrorist, saleh abdeslam forced the terror cell to move up their timeline and
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attack in brussels instead of going pack to france. senator charles schumer wants to fight terrorism through cial media. later this month, he's introducing a bill to offer a minimum $25,000 reward for any social media tip. it could be early warning signs of potential lone wolm threats. on the cnbc money report, get ready to pay more to fill up your tank. landon dowdy has more. >> where have you been? >> hi there darlene. i missed you guys. i had a week off on vacation. good to be back. i come back to gas prices being higher. the average price of regular unleaded rose $.t in the last week. in new york, it is higher at $2.18 a gallon. $2.16 in connecticut. it's a relative bargain in new jersey at $1.88 a gallon. it has to do with an increase in demand.
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the weather improveh and the days arelonger. also, touaists to pay using only their fingerprint. the government assessing a system to use two fingerprints to make purchases at places like hotels and restaurants. you'd only have to registe your fingerprints at the airport. the system could be available nationwide in 2020 when tokyo hosts the summer olympics. the officials promise to keep the data anonymous. i guess this means you don't need to stock up when you go. >> i hike to stock up when i go. >> fingerprint price. >> miss you guys. >> missed you too, landon. 6:10 now. still ahead, metro card help. a new push to make everyone be able to afford to ride the subway. weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new
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now to breaking news in queens. a double shooting. kai simonsen is over the scene in chopper 4. kai? >> reporter: darlene and michael, good morning to you. we got word on this at 4:30 this morning. esthese are live pictures. this is over the corner of 94th avenue and 127th street in the richmond hills section of queens. police are telling us tavhat two men walked into jamaica hospita earlier this morning with gunshot wounds related toe he crime scene you see fere. both men are in stable condition. draw the attention to the center part of your screen. you can see the markers as part of this investigation. one there, one there and one toward thendottom of your screen. usually this indicates the location of shell casings. we'll continue to keep you up to date. live in chopper 4, kai simonsen, back over to you. >> kai, thank you very much. at 6:14. we want to check weather and traffic on the 4s. let's check in with raphael miranda. see what's happening as we start a brand new midweek or middle of
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i know what yourmean. >> something like that. >> something new. >> there is a new pattern guys. that's the important thing. milder weather. no more snow or freezing conditions. we do have showers to contend with today, on and off, light showers and sprinkles. they're out there this morning. few heavier rain batches tomorrow morning. this is the trend we're excited about. warmer weather taking over day by day. especially as we head into the weekend. right now, temperatures you off to a mild start. no real cold spots. 41 in newburgh and 41 degrees in danbury. typical to what we should expect. it's breezy. winds gustingut of the south. the southerly wind helps to boost the temperatures. we're seeing that wind gusting up to 25 miles per hour in places like islip. your first forecast shows 4 degrees outside. stly cloudy in the city. the clouds will dominate the weather today. not expecting a lot of sunshine. you'll notice the temperatures jumping into the 50s by
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that's where we could stay. all afternoon long into the 50s. near 60 by 3:00 p.m. spotty showers and breezy conditions continue on and off as well. baseball forecast, not bad. 7:00 tonight, marlins taking on the mets. a spot shower or two. otherwise, the game should be fine. it will be much more comfortable, 56 degrees and a touch o the breezy side. the temperature trend to about normal. should be in the low 60s this time of year. maybe april touch below that over the next few days. starting today and tomorrow through the weekend, milder temperatures. a big improvement over last week. let's take a look at the seven-day forecast and show you all the details. 58 for a high today. heavier rain into tomorrow morning. it's still mild and drying out by tomorrow afternoon. from there, we kind of coast for a while. 59 on wednesday. 61 on thursday. lookingw reat with sunshine. the weekend we're most excited about. 60 on saturday. near 70 by sunday. all right.
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and see if anything exciting is going on there. >> we usually don't like citement for the commutes. a live look out there. an overturned vehicle eastbound by 150th streetment you can see right now it looks like they're about to close all eastbound lanes. westbound heavy. rubber necking delays getting into the area. leave yourself extraatime. i''s keep an eye on that. in addition to that, we have problems on the grand central parkway westbound. after that n the westbound lanes on the grand central parkway, an accident out there. delays are building quickly as well. heading over to the van wyck expressway, it's a slow ride northbound this morning from the belt all the way to the kew gardens interchange. here's what it looks like by hillside avenue. pretty much the normal morning delayson for the van wyck expressway. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. donald payne, jr., says he wants congress to pass his test for
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congressman payne expected to hold a press conference in newark to urge lawmakers to take tion. now, this legislature will require states that require certain federal funding to help schools test for lead in drinking water. the testing in newark shows elevated lead levels at four school buildings. many sports fans are mourning the death of former new orleans saints player will smith. police say smith was shot and killed during a road rage incident on saturday. police have chged 28-year-old rdell hayes with murder. lice say smith and h es exchanged words before the sh esting. but a defense attorney says hayes was not the aggressor. he may not have been the only one with a weapon. >> lo> one of the povties besid mr. hayes -- >> a good guy, everybody loves him. just an absolute shame. >> nfl commissioner roger goodell and nba star lkbron james are a few people who expressed grief over the player's death. secretary of state john kerry is in japan.
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just hours ago, he became the enhighest ranking american official to pay his respects in hiroshima. laid a wreath at the peace park memorial.luhe visited a museum dedicated to the 140,000 people who died in the bombing of that city. the building you see behind him there was there the day the atomic bomb was dropped and one of the few surviving structures. princess kate -- >> william and duchess indicate are in india. their first official visit to the country. they began their tour with a game of cricket with children in mumbai. they also attended a red carpet party at the taj mahal palace hotel. got quite the swing there, huh? >> she sure does. yeah. still ahead, a thief with a craving. we're going to show you what this person did during a restaurant break-in. follow us an facebook and twitter and instagram. darlene4ny, michaelg4ny. you're watching "today in new
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what a beautiful view of the brooklyn bridge in the east river. there's a new campaign to reduced fare metro cards for the lowest income new yorkers. the riders alliance launched the campaign outside city hall on sunday. comes on the heels of a new report that finds one in four low-income new yorkers can't afford a metro card. according to the report, an estimated 800,000 riders would be eligible for a half price fare.
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participate could save up to $700 a year. happening today, the pressure, the drama and the music will be live on the hit show the voice. it's the first live show of this season. >> brooklyn's brian baugh tis at that of team christina. after gaining -- he decided to ve the voice a try. he auditioned last year but didn't make it. since then, he quit his job at the barclay'a center and began taking vocal lessons. he's determined to win this neseason. he sounds great. go, brooklyn. watch is all live tonight at 8:00 on nbc 4. the live shows are the best. >> you know all about that. >> watching one now. >> isn't it great? feel the energy. we have rain out there.
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grab the umbrellas as you head out the door. leave yourrointer coats behind for today. we're at 45 degwies a eady. gets much milder as we head throughout the afternoon. look at your highs. 58 in central park. we are into the 60s today in ramsey. finally feeling more like april and spring. bethpage up to the 50s. lot of sunshine today. that s tty shower chance lingers throughout the day into the overnight. as mild night ahead. 52 is the low temperature. that's the coldest it gets. leave the heat off tonight maybe. 48 in cold spring and the winds continue out to the south. steadier showers by tomorrow morning and then things get better day after day. a look at the se n-day forecast in a few. thank you very much. raphi. hey, lauren. > a couple of problems in queens. start with one on the grand central parkway westbound. you can see d lays continue to build. now one on the cross island northbound by belmont park. the worse of it right now, we have kai simonsen live in
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vehicle on the belt parkway. this is in the eastbound lanes out by 150th street. really just after the van wyck expressway there. you can see there's emergency vehicles and teams tt there on the scene trying to clear t bs out. looks like they do have it on the grass media there. delays aren't so bad heading into the area. westbound delays are worse with rubber necking. keep that in mind as you head out the door. lauren, thank you. 6:26 right now. coming up next, tragedy near a college campus. >> reporter: i'm tracie strfhan live on central avenue in newark where authorities are loo ang into a double shooting. one of the victims lost his life. we'll have details on the investigation coming up. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag live in fort washington on long island as election 2016 heats up. secretary clinton has an event here. senator sanders has back-to-back rallies. we'll tell you what all the candidates are doing coming up. and if you're about it to head out the door, download the
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some serious problems on the belt parkway. we have a commuter alert for you. a fatal shooting steps from a new jersey college campus. this morning, we have new details about the victims. plus, presidential candidates are battling now for new york as bernie sanders tries to extend his primary win streak. "today in new york" start now. good morning everybody. 6:30 a.m. on this monday, april 11th. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm darlene rodriguez. chris is off this morning. raphael miranda is here with the forecast. hey, raphi. >> good morning everyone. a milder trend to the workweek. temperatures in the 40s right now. but we have umbrella weather as well. you can see on storm tracker, the green is back. we're tracking rain showers moving through the tri-state this morning. not a lot of heavy rain. mainly light. drizzle as well. all of this continues to track on east throughout the day ahead of a cold front well ahead of that front. 45 degrees already. we are back to the 50s by lunchtime. it's breezy as well. today's high temperature feels much better than what we had
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58 degrees with the on and off showers. we'll see how long the milder ather lasts in a few. the seven-day forecast now. michael and darlene, back to you. >> raphi, thank you. the commuter alert on the belt belt parkway. kai simonsen is over the scene. what's the latest, kai? >> reporter: good morning to you. i eas told with t is earlier. this is right by in the area of the van wyck and john f ken ki airport. we have an overturned vehicle involved in the accident. we had a lane closed on the eastbound side of the belt parkway here. now only the right shoulder is blocked. have the left lane blocked. you see with an ambulance on the eastbound side of the conduit. one injury reported. the eastbound delays not that bad with no lane closures. the westbound lanes are what we're worried raabout. the left hand portion, they extend back a few miles. live in on chopper 4, i'm kai simonsen. lauren, what's the rest look
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>> on the turnpike extension off 78, reports of a disabled vehicle. keep that in mind. other problems in queens. in addition to the belt parkway, there's an accident westbound on the grand central after the cross island. close to francis lewis boulevard. the delays continue to build here. northbound by belmont park, that accident on the shoulder. stop-and-go traffic back to the southern state. continue to keep you updated. more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. now to the latest on that murder investigation right near a college campus in new jersey. it happened near central avenue and halls i street. it's not far from the rutgers-newark campus. tracie strahan has more. >> reporter: we're so close that the university issued a text alert to students alerting them to what happened in the building behind me. they confirmed that a person was shot and killed in a second-floor apartment here.
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at this hour, they're hunting for the two people behind this. we'll show you what the investigation looked like when we arrived. crime scene detectives scoured this area and questioning people about the shooting that happened before 10:00 last night. this happened at 28 central avenue. two people involved in the shooting. one is recovering at a local hospital from his gun shot wound. again, we're hearing that the person killed here was a student at the rutgers-newark campus. authorities are looking for two assailants who fled the scene. both between 20 and 25 years old and fled in an unknown direction. the essex county prosecutor's office, they left the scene about an hour ago. police are still patrolling this area as they continue the investigation. back to you. >> tracie, thank you. on long island, the faa is
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?"the piper 28 was headed to orange county shortly after taking off. it crashed on a street and immediately burst into flames. two people were pulled from the wreckage. the pilot was seriously injured. he has two broken legs and head injuries. a passenger had a minor head injury. mayor de blasio is speaking out about the reported federal investigation int his campaign fundraising. he's denying any knowledge of the probe. >> i have o evi tnce of that fact. we have goent no inquiry from any office. no one associated with me has gotten any inquiry. i can't comment on something i have no specifics on. >> last week we learned that some police commanders in brooklyn were questioned by the fbi. agents asked about gifts the officers possibly received from two of the mayor's contributors. yesterdathe mayor insisted his campaign has followed the letter of the law. happening today, street teams will conduct outreach to drivers in brooklyn. team members will spread out
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bensonhurst urging drivers to exercise caution on the roadways and talk about the dangers of speeding and failure to yield to pedestrians. the event kicks off the third team. 6:34 right now. time for a check of weather and traffic on the fours. let's head into the weather in the d-40s, not bad. >> it feels like april should feel like. unlike last week with the cold temperatures. a nice mild start to your day. if only it were dry. it's not. 45 indn bridgeport. 45 in central park and 40s across long island. here's the rain i was mentioning. light showers moving into the hudson valley. it's all been very light this morning. no heavy rain. that's good news. we're keeping this nuisance rain in the forecast. it does extend all the way back to the midwest and great lakes ahead of a weak cold front moving slowly east over the next day or so. so your school day forecast is slightly unsettled but mild. look at the temperature trend heading towards recess. 54 degrees.
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after school, breezy with a couple of showers and temperatures in the mid-50s. we're waiting for 70s. see that in the seven-day forecast. lauren scala has a look at the commute. hey, lauren. >> hey, raphael. atr lot of problems in queens that we were talking about. now we're starting to see delays heading to queens on the whitestone bridge. no reports of anything out there yet. we'll take a live look at the toll plaza. this is heading from the bronx into queens at the whitestone bridge. delays are pretty extensive. if you head to the throgs neck bridge towards queens, that's the best option. as far as the rails go, they look good. metro-north, lirr, transit, path and subways all operating on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. the next weather and traffic update on the fours. thanks, lauren. now to decision 2016. well're eight days away from the new york primary and the democratic candidates are pulling out all the stops to win. katherine creag is where hillary clinton is holding an event today.
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orter: good morning, darlene.wein eight days, we're getting closer and closer to primary day here in new york. that means the candidates are getting extremely busy. secretary clinton has an event at the landmark -- that's the very topic we heard her talking about as she visited several churches yesterday in the city. she. alked,about gun violence, taking the lives of children as well as reforms needed in the criminal justice system. as for senator bernie saaders, alssihas back-to-back rallies in binghamton, albany and buffalo today after spending time if coney island. he criticized the country's wealthiest people nd talked about expanding social security benefits and here are the rallying cries from both of them. >> please sign up to be part of this campaign. >> so i hope that on april 19th
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>> as far as schedules go, secretary clinton will spend the day on long island. aside from the gun violence, conversation here at the landmark thibter, darlene, that takes place about 2:00 p.m. she also has an evening event and dinner with lawmakers in suffolk county. back to you, darlene. >> thank you very much. katherine meeag. >> meanwhile, two republican candidates will be upstate today trying to line up votes. governor john kasich and donald trump. trump rolled out his revised campaign in rochester yesterday. that's after he brought on a new top adviser last week. he drew an overflow crowd to an rport hangar. he spoke about being out-maneuvered behind scenes, he says, by senator ted cruz. >> i say t bos to the rnc ame to the republican party. you're going to have a big problem because there are people that don't like what's going on. >> cruz will hold rallies in southern california today. john kasich in new york state. he's up in albany. and donald trump is also going to be there today.
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all the developments from the campaign trail. they'll have live team coverage coming up ahead at 7:00 a.m. new this morning, another musician pulls the plug on april concert in response to a controversial law. canadian rocker, bryan adams is canceling a performance in missrssippi thif s week because of the state's new law tha allows religious groups and businesses to refuse service to gay couples. this weekend bruce springsteen canceled his concert in greensboro, north carolina over th new law requiring transgender people to use a re room that matches heir birth sex. in westchester, the red cross relocated residents after a fast moving fire destroyed two mes. officials tell us the flames started at 53 harriet street in yonkers. spread to buildings on each side. the firefighters saved one building but fire gutted the home where it started. a building next door is a total loss. police are investigating this fire. in new jersey, the body of a young man who went missing at a swimming hole will be lurnder
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police confirm that the remains were found in long pond, ironworks state park in milford. friends say the 21-year-old drowned about a month ago. he went for a swim with them and never resurfaced. funeral services are planned tomorrow in jersen city. some lawmakers on long island want immediate action to stop what they're calling now a crisis level of heroin overdose deaths. yesterday they called in governor cuomo to help create inpatient services at two underutilized facilities. those are the pilgrim psychiatric center in brentwood and the sag more children's psychiatric center in melville. this is after suffolk county was ranked first in the state for deaths related to heroin. >> we need to open up those beds as quickly as possible. >> the lawmakers insist outpatient services are swamped and that they're not as effective as being an inpatient, being hospitalized. more than 300 people died n suffolk county from overdoses
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on looimd, three people charged with allegedly robbing one gas station and trying to rob another. police arrested christopher giardiello on the left, heather mccar mack and jason kroll. the attendant caught giardiello at the cash register. after a struggle, another helped to detain him until police arrived. mccormack and kroca took off but were later stopped at a traffic stop. in washington, d.c., looking for a real life hamburg r. the suspe t caught on surveillance cameras slipping into a five guys restaurant early friday. he doesn't go for the register. incompetent steady fires up the grill and makes a couple of cheeseburgers. the cameras m. ing a phone call as he was cooking. the suspect helped himself to a fountain drink and stole bottled water before leaving. i never heard of somebody break not guilty somewhere to cook.
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must really like what they're selling there. 6:4 is. the nhl playoffs are here. find out who our local teams are going to be facing. plus, it's a lab on wheels. we'll show you a special program helping to spark the love of science in local students. your weather and traffic on the fours is coming up. you're watching "today in new york." great price on this boneless chicken! yeah. we love low prices. no bones about it. [ laughter ] thousands of blue tags. thousands of low prices.
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this price is so low. trying to make me eat my greens? no, just trying to save you some green. whaaat?! thousands of blue tags. thousands of low prices. my stop & shop. little settled. milder temperatures to enjoy. well into t 40s already. you can see in the weather headlines, the showers on and off throughout theday. not a lot of heavy rain. but it is rain nonetheless. heavier rain in the forecast for tomorrow. for your tuesday morning. unsettled here. then we have finally warmer weather to look forward to heading into the weekend. it's not bad in westchester county. good morning everyone in vista and armonk. temperatures in the low to mid-40s there. looking at low 40s in mill wood. that's the general trend. a mild start to the day.
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we have the spotty showers. 43 in white plains. it's breezy as i said. tracking the wind gusting over 20, 25 miles per hour. that will be the trend roughout the day on this monday. here's a look at your first forecast. you can plan your day. 45, mostly cloudy in central park. the showers will linger right through the afternoon. again, not heavy. but more nuisance rain lasting through 6:00 p.m. look at the temperatures, though, soaring into the 50s by lunchtime. flirting with 60 throu"hout the afternoon. yeah, no winter coats needed on this monday. baseball weather looking good tonight. finally feeling milder for the mets. may be a spotty shower or two. 56 degrees. you can see on storm tracker, the rain in the hudson valley. light and spotty. not everyone is seeing rain. we're getting pockets of drizzle and sprinkles. that's going to be the trend roughout the day today. you can see more rain across pennsylvania back towards the
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there's a cold front there tracking to the northeast. it's a slow mover. that's keeping us unsettled through tomorrow. on future oracker, spotty showers through lunchtime. not a soaker. by 5:00 today, the evening commute, tracking some showers. tomorrow morning, that's when we can see heaviertoraine just in time for the commute as that cold front approaches and the rain lingers through lunchtime. it's a sorry one tomorrow. that's when we pick up significant rain. but it will wind down nicely by some evening. home. drying out tuesday evening into wednesday. temperatures are coasting along finally near normal. it feels like april. it feels like spring and maybe even by the weekend, we could see 70 degrees on sunday. the roads. lauren scala has a look at that. >> raphi, good morning. right now, our first subway issue of the morning. delays on downtown 1 trrens.
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the roads, quite a few problems. an accident off of the goethals bridge. westbound to new jersey on the ramp to the turnpike, that partially blocks it. you can see it's a bit of a slow ride on the goethals heading to new jersey this morning. heading over to queens, a majority of our problems have been on the grand central parkway westbound after the crosswisland. an accident still out there, as well as one by belmont park. this one on the grand central, i'll show you the delays. here's just completely stopped westbound on the grand central parkway. that's out by the cross island. they're exiting there. definitely head to the l.i.e.p ait's nis much better, but better than this. we have to head over to the belt parkway. we have that overturned vehicee in the process of being cleared. eastbound things are doing fine. rubber necking delays are still heavy through this area. leave yourself time. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect toroday. back tg you, darlene and michael. >> lauren, thanks very much. an active duty u.s. navy commander charged spying according to multiple news sources.
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he's lieutenant commander edward c. lynn. faces several counts ofm espionage including prostitution and adultery. there's reports he passed secret information to china. nbc news has not independently confirmed the reports. lynn, who is originally a iwantae national and later became a citizen w s aeaested apparently eight months ago, but information about the case is highnd secretive. was not available until a preliminary military herring was held on friday. jordan spieth's final round turned into a -- the tee shot on the paragraph 3 12 hole rolled back into the water. his next shot, also went into the water. he scored a quadruple bogey on the hole. that was the difference as english man danny willett closed out the round to win his first career major. nhl playoffs are here with the rangers and the islanders on the quest for the stanley cup.
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take on the penguins. that will be wednesday night. the islanders dropped to a wildcard spot after losing to the flyers. they'll start the layoff in florida against the panthers who are red hot right now. their post-season will bvgin thursday night. good luck to everyone. don't forget the networks of nbc are your home for the 2016 stanley cup playoffs. head to nbcnewyork.com for full playoff schedule and where to watch the game. let's hope we can bring it home. >> we want to. for sure. ve we're going to root that way for sure. it's 6:r50. coming up next, the special science program rolling its way across the city. follow uoson facebook and twitter. darlene4, michaelg4ny.
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transit bus with a funky paint job. inside is a high tech science lab. instead of college students, fourth graders are peering through the microscope. it also provides after-school and summer prooms. ey want to inspire the next generation of scientists. that's so great. all about exposure and access. >> the "today" show is coming up. we want to check in with savannah and willie. >> good morning to you. >> talking about jordan spieth here, guys. >> hate the double bogey. >> hurts. how about the quadruple bogey. twice as worse. >> coming up today, new polls in the presidential race are just out. the new york primary eight days away. these polls are definitely going to be interesting. also ahead, an nbc news exclusive. the couple who hope to have a baby with the help of a rare transplant. opening up about their recent setback.
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25 years after her sexualo rassment claims against clarence thomas. > kevin costner pays a visit here to studio 1a. a busy morning. looking forward to it. >> he's got a new movie. dances with willie. fantastic. >> i heard that's a good one. >> went straight to dvd, unfortunately. raphael is going to break down the rainy forecast next. you're watching "today in
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now to a murder investigation close to the rutgers campus. >> tracie strahan is theorre with the latest. >> reporter: michael and darlene, we're learning that the student killed here was a student at the university. all of this happened just before 10:00 on central avenue at a private resi nce. a second floor apartment. this was a double shooting according to the essex county prosecutor's office. one person was killed inside of the apartment, another person right now is being treated for a gunshot wound. the prosecutor's office is on the hunt for two people who fled the scene in this area believed to be behind these shooiongs. back to you. tracie, thank you very much. we want to go to the commu er alert on the grand centrel parkway kai simonsen is in chopper 4. >> good morning to both of you. chopper 4 here. you can see towards the center part of the screen past union turnpike. we have a multicar crash that blocks the left lane. delays folks are unfortunately,
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they go well back into nassau county. multiple miles worth of delays here. definitely something to keep in mind. live in chopper 4, i'm kai simonsen. lauren, what's the rest of the traffic looking like? >> a similar delay to that. problems on the bqe. an accident before you get to the brooklyn bridge in the left lane. you can see it's stop and go through the gowanus to the verrazano bridge. on the subways, delays in both directions right now on the 1 train and if you are headed to your hudson river crossings, 20 minutes inbound at the george washington bridge. 30 minutes inbound at the lincoln and the holland tunnels. >> wow. thank you very much, lauren. one more check of the weather, raphi. >> we're tracking showers this morning. on storm tracker, a little bit of green, not a major impact. a good idea to bring the umbrella as you head out today. on and off showers throughout the day. more rain tomorrow. the search hn ven-day forecast. no winter coats needed for today. overnight, more rain, a low of 52 degrees.
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wednesday we finally get the kbin napgs of combination of drier weather. for the weekend, looking at a warmup near 07 degrees by sunday. hopefully stays 70s after that. low 70s. >> thanks, raphi. the "today" show is coming up next. that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. back at it. donald trump returns to the trail after a four-dbreak and suggests he's being cheated out of delegates. >> the system is corrupt. >> while ted cruz conceives he'll likely need a contested convention to win the nomination. on the democratic side, bernie sanders keeps firg away. >> the terms of a judgment are something -- is clearly lacking. >> this morning, the poll that shows clinton widening her margin in the next race, new york. road rage or revenge?

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