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40s in the hudson valley. the fire dangers the greatest in connecticut, red flag warning. moderate risk elsewhere. be extra careful throughout the day because it's dry. just not as windy today. plenty of sunshine. 60 at noon. low 60s through lunch time. upper 60s the forecast high for the mid to late afternoon.s5:00 a.m. straight up, lauren lauren is back. let's look at the commute. how is it looking? >> things looking good. we got reports of an accident on the van wyck expressway. heading northbound, that blocks the right laneen. it's not causing much of a delay because it's quiet. heatading over to the connecticut turnpike, we have delays because of construction. 95 out in the stratford area, experu delays southbound out by exit 33. more weather andn raffic coming up on the fours. now to the results of the new york presidential primaries. the front-runners edge their leofads. they won big on their home turf.
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clinton prevailed beating bernie sanders by nearly 300,000 votes. the victory, though, did include some controversy at the polls. "today in new york's" katherine creag is at the board of elections in lower manhattan. a lot of questio anns beiig asked about what happened to the voter roles. >> they've been described as chaos. voter irregularities. some local lawmakers vowed they will launch a probe into the elections board to figure out what went wrong. it resulted in thousands of people not being able to vote. r the candidates, hillary clinton in particular, the new york primary resulted in a big victory. she took 5 8% of the vote. address for bernie sanders, his day day started out fine eno h with a rally in pennsylvhia. the pennsylvania primary is
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en he received information about voter irregularities at places, especially brooklyn. and he said this. >> i must say i'm really concerned about the conduct of the voting process in new york state. i hope that that process will change in the future. >> under the bright lights of new york we have seen that it's not enough to diagnose problems, you have to explain how you would actually solve the problems. >> the city comptroller has said he will audit the elections board to find out why thousands were taken off voter rolls, and something else that bernie sanders added that he wants it er sa mayor deblasio saying he's concerned about it. h hedino t the republican side now, front-runner donald trump gaining more ground against his opponents. he captured 61% of the votes in
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the 95 delegates up for grabs. ohio governor john kasich took three delegates, his only win was manhattan, dump's home turf. >> even though we are in the lead and can't be caught, nobody should take delegates and claim victory unless they get those delegates with voters and voting. it looks like ted ted cruz did notwoain any new york delegates. he didn't mention trump in his speech but said there's nothing new about a politician winning his homestate. the race to replace former gop senate liter dan skelos is too close to call. it's new york senate district 9 on long island. todd kaminsky leads republican chris mcgrath with 53% of the vowete. however l e last night, even though kaminsky declared himself
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said the race will be decided in the coming days. it's key because f kaminsky does prevail, democrats would have the majority in the new york state senate. democrat alice cancel e s won the assembly see the left open by sheldon silver. she did win 41% of the vote there. silver now faces 20 years in prison after being convicted of corruption. you can find much more on our website, nbcnewyork.com, including the latest delegate treaacker. you can check the map and see how your county voted. >> it's 5:04, time for traff and weather on the 4s. a bit chillier but still nice. >> everybody bounces back nicely into the mid and upper 60s today. not as warm as yesterday or the day prior, but a clear, school morning for all of us. plenty of sunshine.
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still a risk for fire scenarios. moderate risk for most of us. out across connecticut they still have the red flag warning. 51 now, but we're taking off again back towards 60 at noon. mid 60s at 3:00, forecasting a high of 67. sad to say, but she couldn't wear her ranger blue, rough night last night. i guess red is the sympathy color for the rangers? >> angry. like many rangers fans. hopefully thursday we'll pick it up. if you're heading out on the busefors, there are some detours out there. the b4, b 68 and m5. ferries looking good. all operating on regular routes and schedules. ternate side of the street parking rules are in effecto your next weather and traffic update on the fours. today the man who prghosecutors say is the so-called ninja burglar will be in court.
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after crime spree targeting some althy neighborhoods on staten island. jen max field field is at the whcourthouse. >> reporter: the staten island district attorney tweeted out yesterday that a ten-year crime spree was over. as you said the so-called ninja burglar will be arraigned at the staten isld crthouse later this morning with a news conference to follow. his name is robert costanzo, he's 46 years old and coming here to new york city after pleading guilty in a home invasion and burglary in fairfield, connecticut. costanzo was wanted for what the nypd says may be more than 100 burglaries on staten island for the last decade. he earned the nickname ninja burglar at one home own said he s fighting him when he came into his kitchen carrying nunchakus. but the ninja burglar will be arraigned at the staten island cothurthouse later today.
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attorney saying a ten-year crime spree is over. that's the latest live from outside t staten island courthouse, now back to you in the studio. >> jen, thank you. it is 5:06 now. president obama is preparing to land in saudi arabia for an impo inant summit with one of erica's key allies. he left washing n, d.c. yesterday. the president has to deal with saudi arabia and having that country ease tensions with iran. in brooklyn, police shot and unded a man who they say pulled a gun on them. the suspect who was shot in the hand was yelling at officers as he was taken into custody yesterday afternoon. he pulled his gun from his waistband as four plainclothes officers approached another man. when police fired, the gunman ran into houses where he w so captured.
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terrible thing. gun shooting is outrageous. the suspect who was wanted on the warrants was also arrested. police have not said whether the man with the gunfired a shot fired a shot. no weapon has been recovered. former nypd officer peter liang will not serve prison time for the death of akai gurley. before sentencing, he asked for a chance to rebuild his life. >> i have afo loving family and wife supporting me through the darkest hour of my life. i want them to be proud of me. >> the judge reduced the i'manslainhter conviction to criminally negligent homicide. he said there was insufficient evidence to support manslaughter. now liang could have gotten as many as 15 years in prison. instead he'll have to do 080 hours of community service and
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the mother of akai gurley's 3-year-old daughter says she is in shock. >> i wasn't hoping for anything. i thought the conviction of manslaughter would stay. never in my mind did i think it would be reduced. j wust moments after that decision, liang supporters clt ashed wie, gurley supporters. the brooklyn d.a. recommended that liang serve no prison time bu did disagree with the judge's decision to reduce the jury's verdict and says he plans to appeal. >> sh> 5:09. today officials in michigan expected to announce charges in the flint water crisis. michigan's attorney general will annonounce criminal charges against as many as three government officials. lead from aging pipes was leaking into flint homes and businesses when flint switched the water source to try to save
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5:09 now. breaking newers over seas. magnide 6.1 arthquake was just reported, this time off the coast of ecuador. this one is north of where that massive 7.8 quake hit over the weekend. rescue operations from that quake ent on through the night but fewer people sadly are being found alive. the death toll at this point more than 500. hundreds more are missing. many of those survivors, they're homeless, sleeping outdoors at this point, and they don't even have clean water to drink. their homes are gone, literally no place for them to go. >> it seems like so many lately, japan had an earthquake not too long ago as well. a warning about a suspicious text message scamming certain iphone users. a tribute to queen elizabethe and it's ahead of her 90th birthday. this morning her great grandson, heod just might steal her spotlight.
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5:13 right now here's four things to know this morning. hillary clinton and donald trump the big winners of the new york primary, but a problem at polls for tens of thousands of voters is the subject of an audit. more in that in about 15 mi onutes. president obama is in the air on his way to saudi arabia. among the topics expected to come up, the fight against isis. today an announcement that some people on staten island have waited years for. we will find out more about the ninja burglar, a man behind a string of break-ins on the island. police say robert costanzo is linked to more than a dozen lefts from several wealthy communities, and they all happened nearly ten years ago
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heading to staten island to talk about the quality of life on the island. it takes place tonight at 7:00 at ps 8. 5:14. temperatures starting out in the 40s and low 50s. another pleasant day heading our way. lots of sunshine, deep blue sky, temperatures a few notches above normal. right back into the 70s for tomorrow. at day transitions from sunshine to clo s th the end of the day. the nexthihance of showers friday, late into the day into friday night. we have a red flag warning in effe hect for connecticut, including fairfield county from 10:00 to 6:00. moderate risk in spots today. not as windy but still dry out there. in addition to chillier temperatures, a frost advisory in effect until about 6:00 a.m. school day forecast, upper 40s to around 50 in the city. lower 40s in the suburbs.
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nice recess outdoors, 60 with sunshine. dismissal time, 65 with sun. still in the low 60s even for after-school activities. some moisture trying to work its way up from the gulf of mexico. stronger front out west. not a lot of progress west to east. we're getting there. right now sitting pretty in the clear. that's the way we stay for the next 24 hours. as we look at future tracker, u c't see much of anything. that means there's not many clouds of consequence out there. overnight idnight, into tomorrow morning, still looking good late afternoon here come the high clou,s. still dry through tomorrow night. couple of sprinkles possible overnight. friday morning, not liky to e too many showers until later afternoon and eve ning ning.
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the wind lighter, generally low to mid 60s for the hudson valley. may get close to 70 in interior se gctions of new jersey. 60s across long island. clear skies tonight. lower 40s in the suburbs, 30s tnorth and west. again, we shed the jackets quickly tomo ow. the high of 75. clouds on the increase. on and off showers, a thunderstorm friday. weekend looks dry. 68 saturday, 65 on sunday. cooler into next week. let's see if there's any issues withhe commute so far. what's the latest? >> very minor issues. two thingi you need to know about, 27 northbound, all lanes remain shut down after finnegan finnegan's lane with a downed pole there. southbound is take ing ing on two-way traffic.
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the bqe heading on to the bridge, a bit of slowing. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. weather and traffic on the 4s. 5:17 right now. more rain expected near houston today as that region is trying to recover from deadly flooding. six people have died after storms dropped feet of rain. firefighters have rescued eldfrly people, small children and pets. many families were forced to leave everything behind. >> probably a couple feet under and still are. >> we lost everything and o car. >> as many as 1,00m homes in the area were flooded. nine texas counties remain in a state of emergency. 5:18, in today's cnbc money report, there's a new winner in the cola wars, it's bottled
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for the first time ever americans are ame erican s are expected to drink more bottled water than soda. consumers are looking for heal hier beverage chois. iphone users are being warned about a scam. some iphone users are getting a text message claiming their aceount nceds to be updated. it looks legitimate and includes a link that will take to you a website set up by scammers to trick people into handing over credit card and other information. "star wars" already has a prin macess u ia, but how about two new princes. the royals jousting with solightssaabers yesterday. they visited the movie set of the film ep 's episode 8. prince william even had a close encounter with one of the series most popular creatures, a hug from chewbacca. tomorrow tce prince's grandmother, queen elizabeth,
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britain is celebrating with fascinating new postage stamps. w there's another one that is stealing everyone's heart. look at that picture. it's the queen's great grandson, prince george, getting his own stamp for the first time. they took this family shot and then they'll crop that from the royal family. prince charles is like i cannot get a break. >> when will she leave already. >> what about charlotte? >> they should put little charlotte in there. >> and kate. >> absolutely. >> i don't understand that. >> kate jagkson formerly of charlie's angels. not something you typically associate with mcdonald's, but what the company is make smaller. and at 5:00, the surprising comments and a rare appearance by fidel castro.
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mcdonalds trying out new versions of its big macs. one of them is called the grand onc, the other is a smaller version called mac junior. th burgers are being tested in collect mcdonald's in ohio and texas. if they're a success, they could
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>> so three sizes of big macs. >> thrne more days left in the tribeca film festival. if you're into a dark comedy "well who kill " "women who kill" it's about morgan and her ex-eirlfriend jean. two podcasters who suspect morgan's new love interest is a murderer, if you're followi this. >> i can't. >> the film takes place in our own area. >> i think the new york audience will appreciate not only that it was shot here and locations they'll recognize. jokes that will be jokes that i think they kind of get an inside track on. >> so you can catch this film, it's called "women who kill"
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friday night at regal cinemas at battery park. thlaey say it's filmed in our area. lauren said of course it is. >> why not. >> one thing about places we recognize. i don't want to meet people we recognize in that film. get out there and enjoy, kids. get out and enjoy the weather. plenty of blue sky and sunshine. crystal clear sky this morning. a little crisp.betemperatures down in the upper 30s and l thow 40s in the dis ant bushes. high of 67 degrees. not as windy as yesterday afternoon. tonight, upper 40s.in the city. upper 30s aou 40s north and west. warmer temperatu: for the end of the week, the tradeoff some showers by friday. more about that coming up in the next h f hour. >> roads still looking good? >> everything looking good for the commute. starting with the commuter checkl yoist. everything operating on or close to schedule. a live look outside at the cross
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smooth sailing here in both directions all the way to the george washington bridge. no major problems as of yet for the morning commute. >> hank you very much. you may want to leave the anchor desk. >> i know. >> the nhl playoffs, a prize appearance by captain ryan donough could not help the rangers. he returned after a hand injury. th ey had the first goal last night but the penguins loame back to win 3-1. pi tsburrd leading thate eries 2-1, but the rangers will try once again to even things up tomorrow night. >> they can do it. 5:26. straight ahead, where you may hit a road block in manhattan today. and a local school bus dr fiver busted. we'll tell you what he's accused of doing. and i'm katherine creag live at the board of elections in lower manhattan. hillary clinton may have won the new york primary, but it's been marred by confusion, chaos at polling places. voter fraud complaints. we'll tell you the investigation
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right now the results are in. it's a very big night for donald trump and hillary clinton, but not without controversy at the polls. plus no jail time for a former nypd officer who killed an unarmed man. the strong reaction after that decision. and an arrest in a notorious crime spree by a thief known as the ninja burglar. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. it's 5:30 a.m. on this wednesday, the 20th of april. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm kerry barrett. >> chris cimino has the forecast. hopefully we continue our roll, as it were. we >> we do. just couple degrees cooler. upper 40s along eastern long island. the city around 50. 51 in town. upper 40s along the jersey shore. seeing 30s north and west with that clear sky. you lose the heat quickly, so 36
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so maybe a jacket needed early on. red flag warning in effect from fairfield county, all of the state of connecticut windy. less wind here means less of a chance but still a moderate risk of a brush fire. be careful out there throughout the day. plenty of sunshine. 60 at noon. 67 the expected high for this afternoon. right back into the 70s tomorrow. we'll talk about that coming up on the fours. let's head over to lauren scala. >> roads look good. finnegan's lane, route 27 northbound just after it is shut down because of an accident with a downed pole. southbound lanes taking on alternate traffic. van wyck northbound approaching the grand central parkway, an accident blocking a lane. delays are not bad. more weather and traffic on the 4s. coming up the new york
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donald trump and hillary clinton scoring big victories. hillary clinton beating bernie sanders by nearly 300,000 votes. double digit win for her. the victory includes some controversy at polls. katherine creag is at the board of elections in lower manhattan. people asking how could this happen. thousands not on the voter rolls. >> exactly. the city comptroller saying he's launching a poll probe into the elections. one person telling us his mailing address was wrong, and all of this resulted in thousands of people not able to vote. for hillary clinton, the new york primary resulted in a big victory. she took 58% of the vote. the gathering there took place in midtown manhattan. senator sanders his day started out fine enough with a rally in pennsylvania. the primary in pennsylvania is
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he was more subdued later on in the night when he talked about the voting problems, but said he is looking forward to the next primaries. >> at the end of the day i always believe that it is grassroots activism that wins elections. and i think you'll see that in place next week. >> instead of building walls, we're going to break down barriers. in this campaign i have seen again our remarkable diversity and determination. this is a state and a country of big-hearted, open-minded, straight-talking, hard-working people. >> as for those voting problems, the city comptroller has vowed he will audit the elections board to find out more than 125,000 democratic voters in brooklyn were purged from voter roles. that's something that senator bernie sanders says he wants done. the mayor also concerned about what went wrong. back to you. >> a lot of people concerned. thank you very much.
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republican side, front-runner donald trump came out on trump capturing 61% of the votes. claiming 88 of the 95 delegates. ohio governor three gel john kasich took three delegates. trump continued to blast the party. >> it's a rigged system, we will go back to the old way, i vote and you win. >> ted cruz didn't gain any new york delegates. he didn't mention trump in the speeches, but did say there's nothing new about a politician winning his or her homestate. this morning there's no clear winner to fill the seat left open by dean skelos. it's new york senate district 9. democrat todd kaminsky leading chris mcgrath 53% of the vote for kaminsky there.
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then have the majority in the new york senate. democrat alice cancel won 41% of the vote in the race for the assembly see the left open by former assembly speaker sheldon silver. silver now faces 20 years in prison after being convicted of corruption. you can find much more on our website, nbcnewyork.com, including the latest delegate tracker. everyone is watching this. you can check the map and see how your county voted. 5:35, it is time for weather and traffic. hello, chris. >> when it comes to weather we're all winners over the last several days. today another nice day. started out low 80s yesterday monday, low 70s yesterday. today the city around 50 to start out. another sunny and dry day. highs 60s to touching upon 70 in central portions of new jersey.
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red flag warning only exists in connecticut because the wind is not as strong today. any brush fire runs less of a chance of spreading. mostly clear right now 51 degrees. back to 60 at noon. low to mid 60s for the mid afternoon, forecasting a high of 67. rest of the forecast and the weekend just ahead. let's get the latest on the commute from lauren. >> good news from me. just a couple of detours on the buses. b68 and m5 still on detour. if you're getting on the rails, subway lines, majfr commuter lines running on or close to schedule. you do need to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thank you. today after years of evading police, the so-called ninja burglar will go before a judge in a staten island courtroom. jen maxfield is at courthouse in
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jen? >> reporter: the district attorney tweeted out yesterday that a ten-year crime spree was over. indeed the man with the nickname of the ninja burglar, the accused ninja burglar will be here at the staten island courthouse later this afternoon. 46-year-old robert costanzo pleaded guilty yesterday to a 2004 home invasion robbery. costanzo was wanted for what the nypd says may be more than 100 burglaries on staten island for the last decade. he gained infamy as the ninja burglar after one homeowner described an encounter with a robber dressed all in black carrying carrying nunchakus. officials had officially said a group of albanian and macedonian nationals were responsible, now it appears they were not connected. police in connecticut were able to track down costanzo after
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call from the crime scene and they were able to track that call to find out what number it belongs to. in addition to being linked to dozens of burglaries on staten island, he's also a registered sex offender after admitting to raping four women in florida in the 1990s. again, he'll be making his appearance this morning in staten island. that's the latest live from the courthouse. back to you. >> jen, thank you. former nypd officer peter liang will not serve prison time in the shooting death of an unarmed man, akai gurley. before his sentencing, liang asked the judge for a chance to rebuild his life. >> >> the shot was accidental. i wish i could take back what happened. judge, my life is forever changed. >> liang could have received a 15-year prison sentence. i stead the judge sentenced him to five years of probation.
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3-year-old daughter says she is in shock. >> i wasn't hoping for anything. i thought the conviction of manslaughter would stay. never in my mind did i think it would be reduced. >> just moments after that decision, liang supporters clashed with gurley supporters. the brooklyn d.a. recommended that liang serve no prison time but did disagree with the judge's decision to reduce the jury's verdict and says he plans to appeal. police shot and wounded a man outside a brooklyn house project. officers shot the suspect in the hand. he was yelling at police as he was taken away. investigators say he pulled a gun as four plainclothes officers went to nab another man wanted on low-level warrants. that other man was also arrested. police have not said if the gunman fired back. police on long island say a school bus driver was selling heroin. they say maldane crocket was
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according to news day, the educational bus transportation company says crocket will not be driving until the charges are resolved. happening today, a registered sex offender who sexually assaulted a cab driver on long island is expected to be sentenced. a female taxi driver picked up francis barrios at mather memorial hospital last december. prosecutors say he attacked that driver, caused her to crash into a fence and then dragged her into the backseat and sexually assaulted her. barrios faces 24 years behind bars. a jury in newark will have to decide if a man accused in a brutal beating is the same man caught on tape. trial for sean costas started yesterday. jurors watched nanny gam video that shows a man punching and kicking a woman while her daughter sat nearby. he is facing attempted murder charges in this 2013 attack. his attorney argues the video
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more mta workers will be required to undergo sleep apnea testing. the mta began testing engineers after this fatal derailment in the bronx in 2015. expanded to include conductors and long island railroad crews in that 2013 crash, an engineer with an undiagnosed sleep apnea fell asleep at the controls. four people died. a commuter alert for you. you may want to avoid the area near the u.n. over the next couple of days, even if you're just walking. the upper level of first avenue will be shut down to traffic. so will several side streets. tomorrow morning pedestrian checkpoints will be added. all of this because world leaders will be at the u.n. tomorrow and on friday to sign the paris agreement on climate change. why one state's dmv is asking people to stay away today, even if they have to renew.
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welcome back on a wednesday morning. 5:44, time for weather and traffic. another beautiful looking day out there. clear sky. flags are moving a bit. still some breeze out there to speak of. that's why again with dry conditions, there's still a moderate risk of brush fire problems. we'll keep a careful eye on it. we expect those winds to subside through the afternoon hours. clear and 51 right now in the city. another beautiful day ahead of us. sunshine in the 60s. back to the 70s for tomorrow. showers move in, maybe a thunderstorm or two on friday into friday night. if everything works out, the weekend should be dry and back to the 60s. officially red flag warning in effect for connecticut, including fairfield county. the rest of us know we're not under the red flag warning, still be careful today with things being so dry out there.
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the main player in town is tree pollen. the trees continue to bloom. more of that flying around in this guy air during the course of the next 24 hours or so. not a lot going on in the northeast. most of the action is west. you have go almost west of the mississippi to find the more important shower and thunderstorm activity. this piece breaks off and moves in our direction by the end of the week. as we zoom in close to us, looking good. in the clear. we'll stay that way throughout the day today. more sunshine heading our way. phenomenal day. temperatures in the upper 60s. normal high, 63. while it's cooler than it has been, yesterday we made it to the low 70s, it's above normal temperaturewise. heading into tonight, chillier. suburbs north and west of town, areas shaded in blue the uner 30s overnight tonight. after that cool start tomorrow, even warmer as the wind turns more southwesterly, that is typically the warm wind direction. in the mid 70s. if you are along the south facing shore lines of long
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connecticut, cooler than the 70s tomorrow. still a nice day. just some clouds rolling in later in the afternoon. friday, that's the day with the front approaching. that's the day we'll need the umbrellas. showers, a gusty thunderstorm or two possible. look at the temperature, still mild at 76. it does turn a bit cooler over the weekend. but only slightly. back to the 60s. clouds exit. showers exit early saturday morning, back into sunshine for the balance of the upcoming weekend. looking good today. warmer tomorrow, wet on friday to friday night. drying out for saturday, 68. nice on sunday. another round of rain, needed rain coming our way monday night into tuesday. turning cooler next week. highs around 60. what are we watching for on the commute? >> roads looking good very few problems out there. a live look at the long island expressway out there on long island, here is what it looks like out by exit 53. plenty of people on the roads, no delays just yet.
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bridge, some road work out there causing a bit of a slowdown earlier. that's cleared out. smooth sailing here. finally let's head over to the inbound side of the holland, again a nice ride from both approaches here. over at the lincoln and george washington bridge, no delays heading into the tolls just yet. everyone in for a nice ride. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. more weather and traffic coming up on the fours. happening today, a moment of silence to remember the victims of the columbine school shooting. today marks 17 years since it happened. 12 students and a teacher died. there's no|classes today in littleton, colorado. a connecticut judge has cleared the way for the families of sandy hook school shooting victims to sue gunmaker remington. remington used the rifle used in the shooting that killed 20 people. the families say that rifle is a military style weapon and say it shouldn't have been sold to civilians. the trial is still two years away.
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a newtown teacher is in court on gun charges. 46-year-old jason adams brought a gun to the town's middle school. that school is in the same town as sandy hook elementary was. adams had a valid permit but connecticut state law prohibits concealed firearms on school grounds. a rare public appearance by fidel castro has people around the world wondering if he's saying farewell. he looked frail but spoke with a strong and raspy voice yesterday. he talked about his upcoming 90th birthday and how this could be his last speech to communist party leaders. in the past castro shunned the spotlight while dealing with health problems. a queens woman taking legal action after a rechargeable battery blew up in her pocket. katrina williams says the battery is for her vaporizer. she says the battery blew up earlier this month burning her leg and damaging her car. her burns are so bad we are only showing you the bandages and the damage to her car.
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against the manufacturer and the canal street store that sold it to her. >> it's lying your leg is on fire, nothing could stop the sensation. i just want to get better. i hope it happens to no one else. >> a spokesperson for the battery manufacturer says they don't sell individual batteries directly to customers so they're looking into the matter before they comment further. in new jersey, a pair of brush fires that charred hundreds of acres are under control. look at the thick, black smoke this is from brush fires in carney and sea caucus. people as far away as brooklyn took pictures of the heavy smoke billowing over manhattan. new jersey transit was forced to suspend service for hours. in connecticut the department of motor vehicles urging people not to show up today if you don't have to. the dmv experienced computer problems yesterday statewide.
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to try to fix it. the dmvs will be open today, but your wait times will be even a bit longer than usual. customers will be given a grace period for all renewals. atlantic city is suing the state of new jersey for $33 million. atlantic city says the state owes them that money and they got it. the $33.5 millions would have come from an atlantic city rescue package that governor christie vetoed twice. the gambling resort town is basically going broke. according to the lawsuit the city anticipated having that money for this year's budget, firefighters rushed to the rescue of a four-legged sunbather. this was the scene yesterday in hoboken. a dog perched on an apartment ledge. rescuers say skipper broke through a screen to try and soak up a little bit of sun, wandered out on to the ledge and couldn't get back inside. so they used their ladder to bring him to safety. >> all right. >> that window is shut from now on. >> right. not going out again.
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>> warning about the hottest tickets in town. they may be too hot. how some people have been scammed hoping to see "hamilton." and a building that could reshape the skyline of brooklyn.
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5:54 right now time for a check of weather and traffic on the fours. you know who didn't get any delegates last night? the rangers. >> yeah. we all know that. bookends here not happy. >> started with the lead but lost. hopefully they can get it back. >> only 2-1. they get a break today. hopefully get out and enjoy this nice weather, too. sunshine heading our way. upper 60s this afternoon. a little less breeze in the afternoon hours than yesterday. so the fire risk is lower today. still have to be careful out there. things are very, very dry. upper 40s tonight. dry. that's in the city. we're back to the 70s by tomorrow and then our only chance of rain over the next few days coming along on friday. details coming up in the 6:00 hour. >> very good hi, lauren. >> roads and rails looking good. one problem on route 27, still shut down after finnegan's lane.
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two-way traffic. a live look outside a look at the connecticut turnpike. smooth sailing here. all turnpike construction has been picked up. you are in for a nice ride as you head out the door. this building is coming. >> there it is. >> that's a building. >> wow. >> it will soon be the tallest in brooklyn. the city's landmark preservation approved the plan force downtown brooklyn. it's 73 stories. it will have about 500 apartments. when it's finished it will stand 1,066 feet. not only will it be the tallest in brooklyn, it will be the tallest in any of the outer boroughs. fans are being warned about
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"hamilton." the prosecutor says the tickets were listed in ads on craigslist. one couple told police they paid $300 for tickets that they couldn't use. the show's creator and star has tweeted a warning urging fans to beware of scammers. people thinking they'll get to see the show. >> it happens with so many shows, but that one in particular, so hard to get tickets to. it's hometown victory force donald trump and hillary clinton. hear what candidates had to say after their big new york primary wins. and a sneak peek at the new underground mall that's wowing commuters in manhattan. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you.
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now at 6:00, donald trump and hillary clinton win big in new york but not without big controversy. a break in a cold case. police say they nabbed the so-called ninja burglar who
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and a warning for iphone users, there's a new scam that could put your personal information at risk. "today in new york" starts now. >> good morning. 6:00 a.m. on this wednesday, april 20th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm kerry barrett in for darlene today. >> chris cimino has the forecast. look at that scene behind us. fantastic. >> a lot of different camera shots. so many beautiful shots. everything looking crystal clear. a nice looking start to the day. chillier in the suburbs. armonk down to 38. 49 in sleepy hollow. temperatures at an even 50 degrees. most of long island in the 40s. you n d the jackets, northern half of new jersey starting out in the 30s. it is dry. because of that a red flag warning really in all of the state of connecticut. winds there stronger, so the risks higher.
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brush fires for the rest of us. 67 the forecast high. just the beginning of another warming trend. how is the commute? >> it's good. traffic is light on the roads. a live look outside, we'll show you the grand central parkway, jul st past the q gardens interchange. the taillights heading into the l.i.e., but no problems out there on the roads. a live look now over at the george washington bridge. very minor delays into the upper level tolls, lower level doing fine. more weather and traff coming up on the fours. now to the results to the new york presidential primaries. both donald trump and hillary clinton scoring big hometown victories. they both move closer to cementing their national presidential nominations. the big wins were clouded by controversy when it came to casting votes. katherine creag is at the board of elections in lower manhattan with more.
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almost as soon as the polls opened opened opened. >> one woman messaged me earlier this morning saying she has been voting or 1e years, never a problem, but yesterday her name wasn't in th voting book. the board of elections getting oked at right now by city lawmakers. for the candidates, the winners and losers. for hillary clinton it was victorious night. the new york primary resulted in a victory. she took 58% of the vote. as for senator bernie sanders, s day started out fineounough with a rally in pennsylvania. the primary there scheduled for next week. he is, as he told us, greatly concerned about what happened. what he described as voter irregularities and chaos at various polling places. he said this. >> the comptroller of the city of new york talked today about voter irregularities, and about
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as did the mayor of t city of new york. >>.the race for the democratic nomination is in the home stretch and victory is in sight. >> reporter: again, those voting problems. the comptroller for the city of new york says he will audit the city of new york to find out why voters were purged from voting rolls. some voter books had actually gone missing from a polling place, some machines not working. the city looking at way hed. >> yesterday there was a voting book missing, then they found it, people were then able to vote. those are the things people complained out. >> people told us they had to fill out affidavits, they were technically able to cast their vote. but they said they weren't sure what exactly was going wrong in those different polling places. >> kat, thank you verbimuch. let's talk about the republicans now.
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delegate count. he captured 61% of youe votes in neayw yo state claiming 88 of the 95 delegates up for grabs. jo qhn kasich took threel delegates, his only win was manhattan, which is trump's home turf. trump said it is now impossible for his rivals to catch him before the republican nattonal cothnvention. >> but we'll go into the convention, i think, as the winner. but nobody can take an election away with the wt they're doing it in the depublican partem >> ted cruz did not gain any new york gel gats. he didn't mention trump in his speech, but he did say there's nothing new about a politician winning his homestate. >> on long island the race for the see the of the former gop senate leader, dean skelos, that's still up in the air. todd kaminsky leads republican chris mcgrath with 53% of the vote. for the senate district 9 on
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late last night kaminsky said he had won, but mcgrath's campaign said the race will be deided in the coming days. it's key because if kaminsky does prevail, democrats would have the majority in the new york state senate. democrat alice cancel has won 41% of the vote in the race for the assembly see the left dyen by former speaker sheldon silver. silver now faces 20 years in prison after being convicted of corruption. you can find much more on our website, nbcnewyork.com, including the latest delegate tracker. you can check the map and see how your county voted. it is 6:05. it is time for weather a traffic. chris, good morning. >> good morning. it's a beautiful morning out there. our numbers looking good in and around the stichlt we're city. we're the warm spot of the five boroughs. suburbs 40s, and 30s. 36 in sussex. 38 in bridgewater, newburgh in the 30s. danbury, 45. most of the island in the mid to upper 40s.
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nothing nearby to bother us today. inentually the clouds and isture becomes a player in our weather, probably not until friday. for today, clear, cool morning. warming up nicely this afternoon. another yonny, dry day ahead. highs in the 60s. close to 70 in inland spots. moderate fire danger with things so dry out there. less wind this afternoon. a lower risk. is it still easy breezy on the commute. >> pretty easy breezy. nice weather and a nice commute. watch out for an accident southbound before the tonnelle circle. alternate side of the street parking rules are inmeffect today. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the fours. staten island's so-called ninja burglar is due in court
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police believe robert kos tan costanzos is behind more than a dozen burglaries. he may have a lengthy criminal past. jen maxfield will have a life report at 6:30. in brooklyn, former nypd offer peter liangr will not serve ison t ee in the death of aka gurley. before sentencing he asked for a ch aance to rebuild his life. >> the shot was accidental. i wish i could take back what happened. judge, my life is forever changed. i hope you'll give me a chance to repair it. >> the judge reduced the manslaughter conviction to criminally negligent homicide. he said there was insufficient evidence to support manslaughter. he could have gotten 15 years in prison. instead the guj judge sentenced him to five years of probation.
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3-year-old daughter says she is in shock. >> i wasn't hoping for anything. i thought the conviction of manslaughter would stay. never in my mind did i think it would be reduced. >> just moments after that decision, liang supporters clashed with gurley supporters. the brooklyn d.a. recommended that liang serve no prison time but did disagree with the judge's decision to reduce the charge, the jury's verdict. he said he plans to appeal. criminal charges expected in the so f bnt contaminated water crisis. michigan's attorney general will make that announcement a bit later today. as many as three government officials will be named. two of them are with the state's department of environmental quality. the other works for the city of flint. the attorney gene l's office would not confirm details of the briefing, but did call it a "s, ignificant announcement."
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earthquake in weak dore. this weak dore. this was a 6.1. this one is north of where that massive 7.8 quake hit over the weekend. rescue operations from that quake went on through the night but fewer people sadly are being found alive. the death toll at this point more than 500. relief efforts are being stepped up to help those who are homeless. right now president obama in saudi arain bia for a fence menning g ifmending summit. he left washington y sterday. will try to persuade the saudis to lessen the tensions with iran. the gulf states are feeling the economic pinch of lower oil pro ices and america's move towards energy conservation. here's a commuter alert. get ready for police roadblocks if you're driving or walking near the u.n. we're familiar with this in new york city. starting around 8:00 tonight,
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will be closed to traffic, so will several side streets. tomorrow morning they will put in place pedestrian checkpoints, that's because world leaders will be at the u.n. to sign the ris agreegent on climate change. they'll be doing that tomorrow and friday. a consumer alert may have you taking a closer look at text messages. new reports of iphone users gejotting text messages claiming that their account needs to be updated. but the messages are not coming from apple. this is the work of scammers trying to trick people into oure haling their names, credit card numbers and other personal information. in the cnbc money report, another tech giant planning major cuts. landon dowdy joins us with those details and more. good morning. >> good morning. intel announcing it will cut 12,000 jobs along with first quarter results. intel, which has beehan looking to transition from a computer based
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cloud missed earnings on revenue. invetel stock dropping more than 2%. mcdonald's altering a classic menu item. the fast food giant testing bigger and smaller versions of its big mac in ohio and texas. they're being called grand mac and mac jr. if the tests are successful the options will be rolled out nationally. don't you love a good food story tionally. >> here's my question. >> will they call the classic big mac the medium mac? >> that's a great question. as long as they don't get rid of the fries, and i can still get a kids toy with the happy meal. >> the little puppet. >>e > still ahead, the staten island railroad is going green. 'll show you some innovative new materials that should help the trains keep running. and up next, a bizarre incident in a long island parking lot. how police say this man terrorized a father and his two kids.
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welcome back. 6:14 on a bright wednesday morning. looking at a beautiful sunrise in grahamsville, sullivan county. temperatures there in the lower 30s. 33 degrees right now. a little smattering of frost on the ground in those areas. we have a frost advisory in ange, putnam county and fairfield county, that's until 7:00 a.m. or so once the sun comes up, those temperatus will take off and the frost goes bye-bye. it's dry and breezy at times today. pecially up into connecticut. a red flag warning in effect for fairfield county 10:00 a.m. to 67 0
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be careful out there for anything that's flammable. bus stop weather looking good upper 40s to 50s at 8:30 a.m. this morning. recess, 60, smissal, mid 60s. beautiful april weather. clear skies overhead. there aresclouds gathering to the west and rain further west. the blocking pattern that's been keeping us dry for so long is slowly mreaking down. ese systems out to the west will be a player in our weather. right now we're in the clear, we'll stay that way throughout the day today. lots of blueoskies, sunshine throughout. near 70s in portions of central new jersey. upper 30s north and west of the city. tomorrow with a more south to southwesterly wind, it feels like late may with temperatures back into the mid 70s. starting out with sun, ending up with clouds this afternoon. south-facing shore lines, water temperature quite a bit chillier.
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yanks in town, take along a light jacket for that one. warm again on friday, showers. maybe a couple of gusty thunderstorms. clears out over the weekend. we're back to the 60s and back to sunshine. here is the seven-day forecast. bee.auty today.drupper 60s. 70s, thursway and friday. drying out saturday, another round of wet weather monday into tuesday. let's see if there's any changes the commute. >> not too many. still in for a nice ride as you ad out the door. a live look at gowanus expressway. past industry city, things moving along. but moving along more slowly than earlier. that's because of congestion. heading to route 3 in east rutherford. things still smooth out here. new jersey overall in good shape.
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subways, because of signal problems, we have delays on s s on downtown 5 trains. you woeed to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic ahead on the fours. in new jersey, the man accused in the shooting death of a rutgers university student is pleadi asng not guilty. police say 25-year-old marcus feliz shot and killed 21-year-old seany patel at tel's off-campus apartment on april 10th. patel's roommate was also shopl but survived. prosecutors say feliz has no connection to the university but believes the shootings were not random. feliz was charged with murder and robbery. more mta workers will be required to be tested for sleep apnea. the mta began testing engineers after this fatal derailment in the bronx back in 2013.
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expanded to include conductors and long island railroad crews. in that 2013 crash, an engineer with undiagnosed sleep apnea fell asleep at the controls. four people died. a long island man will be arraigned for a pepper attack. robert labea a yelled obscenities at a driver, then he doused the man and his two teenage children with pepper spray. he is charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child. a school bus driver is accused of selling heroin. he was caught making the drug deal on a street corner monday night, according to news day. the bus transportation company says crocket won't be driving until the charges are resolved. tonight the islanders host the florida panthers at the barclays center. the islanders lead the nhl play
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playoff s series two games to one. rangers captain ryan mcdonough returned last night but didn't help much. the penguins won this game 3-1. the rangers going to try to even things up tomorrow night. the networks of nbc are your home for the 2016 stanley cup playoffs. head to nbcnewyork.com to see the full playoff schedule and rrwhere and when you can watch the games. up next, the underground mall that offers high-end eats to commuters. nd later, the new devices that could help you pass time during your next flight delay at kennedy airport.
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what a beautiful shot. lower manhattan there. 6:23 right now. first on staten island with earth day just two days away, the mta is repairing the staten island railroad with environmentally friendly ma omterial . saltwater damaged the tracks during superstorm sandy. mta officials are replacing the wooden railroad ties with composite ties, and replacing damaged equipment. the project should be completed by june 1st. >> i> there's a new kind of shopping mall that just opened underground. it's called turn style. it's the first of its kind development at the columbus circle subway station. there's 20 restaurants, 17 retail shops. they sell everything from fine wine to dog chew toys. also live performance. the first one happening today at 3:00. turnstile may influence future
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it will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 night. lauren scala will do some reporting from there. >> we'll check it out today for new york live. i'm excited about it. i crept down there yesterday. lots of people were trying to look behind the cloth. i saw dillon's candy bar down there. a starbucks for you, michael. >> fantastic. all right. that's one of those things, when you want to get underground, today may not be one of those days that you want to escape. >> maybe friday. >> look at the trend in temperatures. way above normal. normal high about 63 to 65. look at these temperatures. 70s thursday and friday. still well into the 60s over tee weekend. finally gets cooler early next week. we may start out below normal. toeday back above normal. just not as warm as yesterday. todas 67 should do it withy a full day of sunshine. the breeze this morning will
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upper 40s this morning with a mostly clear sky. wh she's not checking out the latest shopping digs, checking out traffic. >> we do have subway delays. not going through columbus circle, but we have delays on downtown 5 trains because of signal problems. subways otherwise look good as well as major commuter lines. a look at tappan zee bridge for our westchester and rockland county commuters. everything looking nicely. overall a nice ride. major problems as you head out the door. up next, the battle for new york is now over. >> i'm k herine creag live at the board of elections in lower manhattan which is under scrutiny after complaints of chaos at polling places and thousands not able to vote on primary day. details next. >> i'm jen maxfield live in g st aaten island where police say they got him, the so-called ninja burglar will be arraigned later today.
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now at 6:30, hillary clinton and donald trump score big wins in the new york primary. but there's been controversy at the polls. and the so-called ninja burglar busted. we're learning more about the suspect's extensive criminal past. and a local woman living in pain, and it's all because of an e-cigarette what she said went wrong. good morning, i'm mike might chael gargiulo gargiulo. >> i'm kerry barrett in for darlene. >> chris, hoping for an above-average day. >> you guy looks like you're sitting in front of a postcard. >> we just need to get o of the way. >> no, that's all right, you're part of it. 40s for the suburbs, 30s in the distant bushes, morristown,
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everybody enjoying this nice, clear sky. a bit on the breezy side. the clear sky overhead about stick around throu the day and tonight. the rain heading out to the west will get n here towards the end of the week. day planner today, string of sun symbols. 60 at noon. forecasting a high of 67 grees. lauren scala seem to be back to a quiet commute. >> it is getting a bit busy, plenty of congestion. a look at lincoln tunnel. it will take you about 30 minutes from the turnpike into e toll plaza. 20 minutes at the george washington bridge. that's between the turnpike and tolls. noitt necessarily a delay but more ofu' a driht time. on the rails, delays on the 5 train because of signal problems. more weather and traffic coming up on the fours. we want to get to the results of the new york primaries. boorth hillary clinton and donald trump scored big victories, both move closer to locking into the
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but the big wins were clouded by co: ntroversy. katherine creag is at board of elections in lower manhattan. people want answers as to why so many people were unable to vote yesterday. >> reporter: they certainly do from brooklyn to tha bronx and places in between, so many people told us they couldn't vote. for example, entire voting books went missing at one polling place in brooklyn. people who voted for 20 years or cou da't vote for the first time because their names weren't in the voting books. as for the candidates, hillary clinton didn't say anything about the voter problems. she clearly gave a victory speech. forever she took 58% of the vote. as for bernie sanders, he had a big afternoon rally in pennlvania. his mood became more subdued later in the night. he received information about what he describes as voter irregularities. chataos at various polling places,
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he had this to say. >> i must say i am really concerned about the conduct of the voting process in new york state. i hope that that process will change in the future. >> under the bright li hts of new york we have seen it's not enough to diagnose problems, you have to explain how you would actually solve the problems. >> the city comptroller has said heve wild audit the elections board to find out why more than 125,000 democratic voters in brooklyn, michael, were purged from voter roles. we received e-mails earlier this morning saying she voted in the bronx sor 17 years and her name wa gone from thateooting book, she was trying to find out the information, and it wasn't there for the first time ever. >> and there was so much
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were coming out to vote and experiencing the problems you re talking abou i >> they certainly did. local lawmakers saying they want the probe by the city comptroller to begin. >> thank you very much. it is 6:33. let's talk about the republicans. front-runner donald trump came out on top capturing 61% of the votes. claiming 88 of the 95 delegates. ohio governor john kasich took ifree delegates, his only win was manhattan, dump's home turf. >> even though we are in the >> we will goack to t old way of voting. you vote and you win. it looks like ted ted cruz did not gain any new york delegates. he didn't mention trump in his "- eech butyoaid there's nothing new about a politician winning
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a new online system for connecticut will speed up re deturns. connecticut is a closed state, so you have to be registered with a party to cast a ballot. tomorrow is the last:day to mail in a change in party affiliation. the "today" show will have much more camgepaign coverage including expert analysir for the primary victories and what it meangl that's at the top of geo hour at 7:00 a.m. right now it's 6:35. that means it's time to check in with weather and traffic. checking in with lauren for a look at commute. hi, lauren. >> good morning. having a nice wednesday morning commute. we do have reports of an accident out there on the west shore expressway northbound before arthur kill road. watch out for delays here. things slowing down eastbound on the staten island expressway as
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heading into the verrazano bridge. a look at metro-north, lirr, new jersey transit and ph operating on or close to schedule. we have delays on downtown 5 trains because of signal problems. ferries are a good option. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. make sure you move your car. back to you kerry and michael. >> uren, thank you. a major break in the nin burglar case, this is ten years after a string'rf broak-ins that terrorized staten island. police say that suspect will face a judge later today. jen maxfield has more on what we learned about this guy. apparently he has a lengthy criminal past. >> reporter: that's putting it mildly. police are saying he may be responsible for up to 100 break-ins here in staten island. the string of break-ins that went on for more than a decade. he will be here at the staten
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arraigned later this morning. itor's been.a long time coming for the so-called ninja burglar. police say he is 46-year-old robert costanzo. yesterday he pled guilty to a 2004 home invasion in connecticut. nypd detectives believe he may be responsible for more than 100 break-ins in staten island, mainly in the high mainly in the more affluent areas. one homeowner in 2007 described an encounter with a robber dressed in black carrying nunchakus. residents hired private security an attempt to stop the crime spree but he kept getting away until now. officials had officially said a group of albanian and macedonian nationals were responsible, now it appears they were not connected. police in connecticut were able to get a break in the case when thom say costanzo used his cell phone to make a call from the crime scene and they were able to track that call to find out what number it
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he confessed to that crime yesterday and will be on staten island this morning to face charges in some of these many robbery ies that occurred over the last decade. back to you. >> people have been waiting years for this. jen, thank you. brooklyn police shot and wounded a man outside a housing complex. the man yelled at officers as he was take noon custody. investigators say he pulled his gun from his weighs band as four plainclothes offers approached a man next to him. that man was wanted on low-level warrants. police fired, hit his hand. the gunman ran and was captured. >> i really think it's a terrible thing. gun shooting is outrageous. >> the suspect wanted on those warrants was also arrested. police have not said whether thrdat man ge with the gun ever fired a shot. sunrveillance video shows him running into the housing complex with a gun but no weapon h geas be: en gecovered so far.
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sex offender who sexually assaulted a cab driver on long land i expected to be sentenced. a female taxi driver picked up francis barrios at mather memorial hospital last december. prosecutors say he attacked the driver and she crashed into a fence. he then dragged her into the backseat and raped her. he is fating 24 years behind bainrs. a connecticut judge has cleared the way for the family of the sandy hook el mentat scithool famulies to sue the gunmaker remington used in the atta- glck. the families are suing saying the rifle is a military-style weapon and should have not been sold to civilians. that trial is still two years away. it will start in 2018. today a newtown teacher is expected in court on charges that he brought a gun to school. police say that 46-year-old jason adams brought a gun to the town's middle school that is in the same community as sandy hook elementary where the shooting took place. adams had a valid permit but connecticut state law prohibits
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grounds. a a queens woman says a faulty rechargeable battery blew up in her pocket, she's tvkdeg legal action now. katrina williams says the battery is for her vaporizer, that it blew up earlier this month and burned her leg and car. r burns are so bad we are only showing you the bandages and the damage to her car. katrina plans to file suit we ainst the manufacturer and the canal street store that sold it to her. >> i was in shock. it was like a firecracker. ito launched into my dashboard. i didn't even know whaviwas ppening. everything happened so fast. >> a spokesperson for the battery manufacturer says they don't sell individual batteries s directly to customers, so they're looking into the matter before they comment further. in new jersey a pair of brush fires that charred hundreds of acres is under control. look at some of the thick black smoke shooting from these fires in carney and secaucus. they erupted about 12:30 yesterday afternoon and people
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pictures of the heavy smoke billowing over manhattan. >>a:> scammers targeting fans that are desperate to see the hit broadway musical "hamilton." a man has been indicted for selling forged tickets on aigslist. one couple told police they paid $300 for tickets they can't use. the show's creator and star has tweeted a oarning urging fans not to buying tickets on craigslist, which is always a good reminder. >> absolutely. 6:41 now. still ahead, the new royal family photo, including a cute pose, he steals the show once again. we're talking about prince george. and up next, new issues at the connecticut dmv. we'll tell you why officials say you may want to avoid the dmv today. and weather and traffic on the fours comdng up. we look at the brooklyn bridge right there.
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44, beautiful looking wednesday morning. shot here dowa the shore in ocean county, long beach island. our weather underground caras, beautiful, beautiful day. picture perfect. deep blue sky. tempergture 51 degrees. temperatures in the suburbs cooler this morning. a beautiful day ahead. looking at temperatures above normal again. cooler than they've been over the past couple of days. back into the 70s for tomorrow ay dry day tomorrow. next chance of rain friday, friday afternoon a nd friday night when there could be a couple thunderstorms embedded in there. in terms of the fire danger, light to moderate around most of the tri-state. 9 red flag warnings inffect for connecticut including fairfield county. g
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there's more to come. 50 in tribeca 51 sheepshead bay. 40s in places like jersey city, white plains, 43. out to long island, 46 in we hampton, down the shore long branch at 46. e of those tricky days to dress. you need the jacket in the morning, not in the afternoon. lots of clouds gathering to the west, eventually some rain out there. for us, we're protected by high pressure, clear skies, staying bright and sunny throughout. upper 60s this afternoon. clear skies tonight, on the chilly lide, back into the 40s in the city. 30s north and west of town. tomorrow, increasing high clouds. look at the temp atures, warmer withlthat southwestth wind. forecasting a high of 75 tomorrow. south-facing shorelines, long island and connecticut a bit oler witu'the wind coming in off the chillier waters. another warm day friday. increasing threat for showers
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the evening. sunshine on saturday, in the 60s. golfod dsal of sunshine on sunday. beautiful day today. not bad tomorrow either. warmer, 75. the wet day is friday, friday night. drying out saturday. sunday looks good another shot of wet weather monday into tuesday. temperatures cooler into the s. deeper into the commute, watts the latest, lauren? >> not many problems out there. heading over to 84, eastb tnd on the greenville area, an accident before exit 2, mountain road. some minor delays out there. heading over to the ramp coming off the george washington bridge sout ound f you're heading to riverside drive. reports of a dis abled vehicle on that ramp. once you get on to the ramp, a slow go. once you're past that, things are fine. 20 minutes inbound at the tolls at the george washington bridge. then heading over to 27, this has been out there for a while. earlier all lanes were shut down northbound after finnegan's lane, now just the right lane is blocked.
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alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. baeyck to you, kerry and michael. 6:47. in connecticut, the department of motor vehicles will be open today but the agency is sayingbpplea ge don't stop by if you can help it or be ready for a long wait. the dmv experiencing computer problems state-wide yesterday so: they shut it down overnightt's fix tshgs it, but it still ch may b sluggish. customers will be given a grace pemoriod for all renewals. a building going up in brooklyn could soon be the tallest tower of the nine boroughs. it will be 73 stories. they'll have 500 partments ere and when completed it will stand 1,066 feet. forget trying to turl curl up on a chair in the airport terminal,
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the airliner is adding four nap npods at its terminal at jfk airport. you can nap for free in for 20 fa nutes in these recliners, once the nap time is open, the chair wakes you up using lights, music and vibration. >>eyou can't see how people are look at you a ts you are obscured by that pod. you mentioned earlier, you can't see the people taking your wallet and your purse. up next, a new royal family photo. rthere's a new picture released ahead of the queen's 90th birthd she's not the only star of the picture. >> you're watching "today in new
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beautiful view there, midtown manhattan. tomorrow it's queen elizabeth's 90th birthday. >> 90 years old. that milestone marked by britain's royal mail service. today they began to sell stamps this celebrate her long reign. there's another stamp with
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attention, that's her great andson, prince george, with an adorable smile, and then william and what's his face, charles. >> charle >> excuse me. the official photo being cropped to give him his first postage stamp. >> thus : arles' chaldynge. the "today" show coming up in a few minutes. we want to check in with matt and savannah. >> that stamp, we have to bring that to our guys down in the control room. kidding, they're all over that. it's that and then polidotics today. >> that's it. >> guys, good morning. coming up this morning, we will start with politics and those big wins by donald trump and hillary clinton in new york. does it change the game in the presidentige race? >> and the new scandal rocking the world of cycling. are some riders using secret momtors on bikes to speed past the competit n. >>as> and dr. oz will be here with simple remedies for what just might be the worst allergy season ever.
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we'll reveal "people" magazine's mo beautiful person in the world. on the planet. when we see you here on a wednesday morning on "today." >> could it be my second wife, charlize theron. >> the former ms. gargiulo?- >> all right, guys, looking forward to that. up next, a check-in with lauren. we'll see if the commute is still running smoothly.
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todon the man accused of ing the staten island ninja burglar will finally face a judge, nearly ten years after he terrorized the community. "today in new york's" jen maxfield outside the courthouse in st. george with the latest. >> reporter: the ninja burglar will be arraigned here later today followed by a press coglnference by the staten island attorney. the ninja burglar pled guilty to a 2014 home invasion robbery. authorities believe he may be recosponsible for more than 100 break-ins on staten island. he got the nickname after a homeowner said hd ran into the man dressed all in black and carrying nunchakus. that's the latest from outside the courthouse, back to you. >> we want to go to katherine creag with a look at the new york primary. some challengs we found afterwards.
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complaints. the city comptroller of new york city has said that he will launch a probe, an audit on the board of elections located here after numerous complaints from voters saying they didn't get a chance to vote and there was chaos at the polls. for hillary clinton, be she didn't mention anything about the voting problems for her the new york primary resulted in a victory. bernie sanders said he is concerned about what he describes as voter irregularities and chaos. he said he wants it to be looked into as well. kerry and michael, back to you. >> kat, thanks. front-runner for the republicans adding to his decegate counr. he captured 61% of the votes in new york state claiming 88 of the 95 new york delegates. ohio governor john kasich took three delegates. his only win was manhattan, trump's home turf. the race for the seat for dean skelos is still up in the
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todd kaminsky leading christopher mcgrath 53% to 46%. alice cancel won 41% of the vote in the race for the assembly see the that was left open by former speaker sheldon silver. silver convicted of corruption and now facing 20 years in prison. want to check in with lauren and find out how the commute is going. >> going well. a couple things, still some delays on downtown 5 trains because of signal problems. otherwise rails look fine. a one-mile delay on 84 eastbound because of an accident before exit 2, mountain road. for long island commuters, an accidents on the southern state parkway eastbound. and a final check of weather. >> another beauty. temperatures in the 30s and 40s for the suburbs, city in the 50s. back to the upper 60s this afternoon. lots of sunshine, another dry day. the breeze is strong now, it weakens as we go through the
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40s tonight, 30s in the suburbs. 70s tomorrow. another dry and enjoyable day. friday, showers, maybe a gusty thunderstorm or two in the evening hours. after that, back into the 60s and sunshine. early next week, we cool down just a bit. >> thank you very much. >> the "today" show is next. that's what's happening "today in new york." >> good morning. decisive victories. donald trump and hillary clinton walk away with big wins in new eyork. both now talking like the general election is set. >> we don't have much of a race anymore. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the homestretch d victory il in sight. >> s have new york values ended the race for cruz? what about kasich and sanders? our decision 2016 team weighs in on the road ahead. breaking this morning.

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