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what? do you need that much? >> no. anything that says stack. >> if it stacks. >> it's going to be a lot. >> probably delicious. coming up on 5:00 a.m. if you're heading out the door. >> download the news 4 app on your mobile device. our next hour starts right now. right now, the search for a gunman who gunned down two people in brooklyn overnight. >> the violent attack at a ma protest at city hall. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this tuesday. 2nd day of august, i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. raphael miranda is here for chris cimino and has the forecast. hey, raphi, good morning. >> good morning, guys. it will be a better weather day eventually. not right now. if you look north of new york city, we're tracking heavy rain and thunderstorms. even flooding in sullivan
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fairfield county into sullivan, ulster and duchess counties. we're tracking rain and thunderstorms as you head out the door. you still need the umbrellas one more day. it's not raining in the city. 71 degrees in central park. winds out of east at 6 miles per hour. we have mostly cloudy skies. that will change throughout the day. lots of clouds to start. it gets brighter as the day goes on. after lunchtime, sunshine finally starts to take over again. below average though. only in the upper 70s to low the humidity a little bit lower than yesterday. not as muggy as it was on monday. we'll take a look at the ten-day forecast and big changes coming up. lauren scala has your commute. >> let's talk about some construction delays we're seeing out there. here's the bqe, this is what it looks like by manhattan avenue. eastbound, very slow going. the left lane is shut down further north of here. all the way to the long island expressway.
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thruway, shut down southbound. here's what it looks like by exit 18a. single laning and south of that by exit 16 north avenue, all things to take note of. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. new this morning, police are combing parts of brooklyn for the man who gunned down two people in bedf tracie strahan is there. >> reporter: the motivation, however, still remains a mystery. we're learning more about the victim who actually succumbed to his injuries out here from his loved ones who were so distraught they came to the scene and told us more about him. i'm going to show you a picture of 33-year-old ernest brown. that's the man that his loved ones say died inside of his mercedes around 1:00 this morning out here. his loved ones, when they arrived here on the scene were so distraught, the mother of one
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be carried away from the scene. she saw his suv, was actually so upset, she collapsed in the area. now, brown was inside of that suv along with a 22-year-old woman who was shot once in the shoulder. he was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at interfaith hospital. that female is now recovering from that gunshot wound at kings county hospital. his loved ones say ernest brown was the father of eight childre and they have no idea why someone would do something like this. >> it isn't right. [ inaudible ] >> he got a year ago and stuff like that, you know. >> ernest did? >> yeah. just through the grace of god that he survived. >> reporter: michael, this morning police are telling us they are on the hunt for a
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sweatshirt and gray sweatpants. he was last seeing going westbound on halls i. the crime scene detectives are still on the scene. they have several shell casings on the ground and continue to comb the suv for any evidence leading them to a gunman. >> tracie, thank you very much. police are searching for this man. they say he attacked someone inside a harlem subway station. "today in new york's" jen maxfield is there with why good morning. >> reporter: that's right, darlene. good morning to you. police are releasing the surveillance video in the hopes that somebody will recognize the suspect. he's wanted for a knifepoint robbery. what's especially concerning here is that in the commission of that crime, he was wearing an mta uniform shirt. take a look at the surveillance video. you can see that he's standing by the metro card machine counting money. this video was taken last tuesday morning at around 4:00
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though it's not clear if he actually is. police say he held up another man at knifepoint last week and stole his backpack. some riders say it's especially scary because the suspect may be posing as an mta agent. >> not a lot of cops there. it's kind of an enclosed area. when you're in there, you're not thinking about anything else. you're focused on getting to where you're going. to have to think about being safe there as added thing. >> reporter: this is all happening at the 125th street station for the a, c, b and d lines. it happened last tuesday at around 4:00 a.m. the victim is a 55-year-old man who refused medical attention. he was shaken up but unharmed. now back to you. >> all right, jen, thank you very much. 5:05 right now. time for weather and traffic on this tuesday morning. 71 degrees out. feeling pleasant now, raphi. >> nice and mild, not too muggy,
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and west of new york city. heavier in some spots. each the flooding concern. temperatures in upper 60s to low 70s. 72 in bridgeport. stay in the 70s throughout the day today. not feeling too much in the way of intense heat. we're seeing intense rain. take a look at the radar picture. fairfield county, tracking downpours there. watch out for those as you head outside. you need umbrellas this morning. we get breaks of sunshine. looking brighter as the day goes 70s for the most part. humidity not bad. beautiful tomorrow. take a look at the wednesday forecast in a few. >> the buses an the detours. the bx 9 and 19 and 36 and the s 44. on the rails, overnight track work cleared out as well as fastrack on the l train. major commuter lines look good. no delays or service changes
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alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. 5:07 now. the group of protesters with the goal of shutting down city hall park. they've moved to a private park blocks away. the group of demonstrators known as millions march nyc are now at west plaza. that's at 8 spruce street. protesters are calling for police commissioner bill bratton to be fired. they want reparations for survivors and victims of police brutality and to de police department with money going back into communities. florida officials plan to give an update on the homegrown zika virus threat. one area in miami called winwood is off limits for pregnant women. that's where the virus is spreading quickly. monday, florida's governor said there were ten new infections likely caused by infected mosquitoes in the miami area. bringing the total number of case toss 14. federal health officials say there will be more people infected not realizing it,
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returning from the miami area to wait eight weeks before getting pregnant. a boost in resources to fight zika and monitor zika-related birth defects. awarded a grant of $580,000 to use the -- it will expand the birth defect registry and offer assistance with -- none of the women contracted the virus here at home. in queens, police shot and wounded a man they say was burglarizing a home and it played out as a neighbor recorded it on a cell phone. >> the suspect who was shot can be seen running from the home and later wheeled away on a stretcher. police say he was hit in the groin. but seconds before the gunfire,
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dog. >> how is your doggie? >> she's good. thank you. >> in this neighborhood, yes, scary. this is a good neighborhood. mass beth. >> law enforcement sources tell us the 38-year-old suspect is felix perez. he's had six prior arrests for burglary. it's now easier for police in new jersey to get your phone records. they no longer need a warrant for it. they only need a judge's court order. this is the from the state supreme court. to get a warrant, police need to show probable cause that a crime is being committed. the standard is lower for a court order. yale could still change the name of a college on their campus that's caused controversy. calhoun college named after john c. calhoun who was an ardent supporter of slavery. the school said it would not change the name in april. that prompted protests. yesterday yale's president said
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in this morning's cnbc money report, disney world may one day track every step a visitor takes. the orlando sentinel is reporting that the company received a patent for new tech noll to monitor guests by following their footsteps. it would involve a sensor and cameras monitoring shoes and following the routes taken from ride to ride. disney said it would allow the theme park to create a emojis this fall. an update will include more than 100 new and updated emojis. some will include new gender options, athletes and professionals. apple replaced the revolver emoji with a squirt gun instead. >> okay. it's 5:10 right now. still ahead, a warning for all pokemon go players.
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four things to know this morning. police in brooklyn or searching for the gunman who walked up to a couple in bedford-stuyvesant, opened fire. one man died at the hospital. a woman struggling to survive. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is on the story. she'll have the latest in the next half hour. tonight is the 33rd national national night out. that's the crime prevention initiative. to hash out ways to cut down on crime. expected to participate nationwide. >> one lane in the queens bound side of the midtown tunnel will be closed 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day through friday. the new nest tkts booth opens later today. it will be open for three months. matinee tickets will be sold on
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the show. time is now 5:14. time for a check of your forecast. a lot of rain in some spots depending where you are. we're drying out as the day goes on and clearing out by tonight. we have a beautiful stretch of weather starting tomorrow. i feel like we deserve it. it's been unsettled for a few days. warmer and stickier weather returns by the end of the week. temperatures in fairfield county at this hour in the mid-60s 65 in 66 in shelton. 68 degrees in fairfield. that's where the heaviest rain is in northern fairfield county. take a look at this thunderstorm just will be south of danbury moving towards the south and east towards west redding. you're dealing with heavy rain right now. could see ponding on the roadways here around palestine and redding as the storm continues to move on to towards the south. it may eventually work towards nassau county. we have flooding in sullivan
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crawford and orange county, new york. white county, pennsylvania, also dealing with the heavier rain. the rain losing intensity. that's a good thing. not a lot of issues here in rockland county. just a little bit of light rain moving through westchester county around ossining. not a busy day weatherwise. nice and quiet for the most part. sunshine trying to breakthrough the clouds around lunchtime. starts to feel better. one or two pop-upto if you want to bring the umbrella to be on the safe side, it's not a bad idea today. many of us will stay dry. tomorrow looks much better around 7:00. lots of sunshine for your wednesday. baseball forecast, it's going to be a great night for baseball. 75 degrees the first pitch for the subway series. 7:10. comfortable and miemd. enjoy the low humidity. spend time outside towards the middle of the week wednesday and thursday. by friday, the humidity is back.
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hot, saturday's high near 90 with a few scattered storms. still hot on sunday. all right. let's get a check of the morning commute. lauren scala has that. >> not too many problems out there. a few minor accidents not causing delays. construction is slowing things down right now. over to the cross bronx expressway eastbound, we have the ongoing overnight roadwork near webster avenue. two lanes remain shut down. delays back to the degree an and heading over to the you can see by the live traffic flows that delays are almost back to the williamsburg bridge. here's what it looks like by manhattan avenue. two lanes shut down. much better news. a live look at the tappan zee bridge where everything is moving along smoothly on the span. both rock land and westchester county. north of the city, no problems. heading over to newark liberty airport, a live look at the turnpike next to it. no issues in new jersey at all to report on at the moment.
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parking rules are in effect today and more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. lauren, thanks very much. 5:18. to decision 2016. both candidates on the campaign trail. while donald trump travels to another battleground state, he's still feuding with the family of a fallen american soldier. edward lawrence joins us now from washington. a lot of troubling news, yesterday. at one point he referred to hillary clinton as the devil. >> exactly, michael. if in fact, he has a n he's calling her the devil as he's trying to change the debate and shake off a rough couple of days. >> donald trump attempts to shift the debate to campaign issues versus his gold star family controversy at a rally in pennsylvania. >> your jobs are all gone. you haven't won the state of pennsylvania in 28 years. going to happen. >> trump didn't mention the
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military. since the khans spoke at the democratic national convention, they have been going back and forth with trump. pence shifted the debate more focusing on hillary clinton's judgment and benghazi. >> it's important to remember hillary clinton's record on foreign affairs. >> the feud played a big role in omaha, nebraska. warren buffett blasted the republican nominee while introducing clinton. >> i asked donald trump, have you no sense of decen, of tax returns. >> i'll bring my tax return. he can bring his tax return. >> buffett says he's under an audit, too. >> while warren is standing up for a fairer tax code, trump wants to cut taxes for the super rich. >> reporter: both vice presidential candidates are on the campaign trail. governor mike pence in arizona and senator tim kaine in florida. reporting live in washington,
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>> edward, thank you so much. a federal judge heard arguments for and against north carolina's controversial bathroom law. the law forces transgender people to use public restrooms by biological sex. they want to block the case until november. the judge did not make an immediate decision. he said he needs more information. a ruling isn't expected until ne of pokemon go. scammers are trying to rip you off online. you may get an e-mail telling you the game is no longer free and your app will be frozen if you don't pay. the scammers claim you need to buy the full version. don't fall for the scam. >> we know that this could really spread widely. if people aren't aware that this is actually a phishing e-mail, it's -- it looks like it's coming from the e-mail address,
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>> we're told this is just one of many online scams that banks on the success of pokemon go. it looks very likely, very much like it's the real deal, obviously. it was a matter of time. still to come, one scary surprise. >> it's real. the unsettling gift from a movie star that had jimmy jumping o
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it's 5:24 right now. jimmy fallon got quite the surprise on the tonight show last night. >> jared leto who plays the joker in the new movie suicide squad gave him a gift from the joker. but it left jimmy fallon screaming. >> what is this? is this from the batman. go on. ah -- all right. jimmy wouldn't go anywhere near that snake on-set. so jared picked it up. held it for a while and then to his great relief, he put it back in the box. it's not exactly the world's largest snake, let's point out. "the tonight show" full of surprises. don't miss tonight's guest,
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>> you would be okay if we gave you a tiny snake? >> no. mine would be in the lighting. >> like a cat. >> no surprises here. >> jimmy tries to be really nice and humane and gently close the box. >> then he ran away very fast. probably done the same thing. a little bit of rain to deal with north and west of town, guys. otherwise in the city we're looking good. one more day to bring the umbrellas to be on the safe side. a lot going on, on the radar county, ulster county dealing with heavy rain. we have a flood concern again for sullivan county. a flood advisory has been issued for eastern and northern sullivan county until 6:45 this morning. we've seen 1 to 2 inches of rain already. that could cause ponding on the roadways. not in the city. it's dry so far. here's what to expect. lots of clouds. maybe a few thunderstorms north and west of town. brighter as the day goes on.
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sunshine, lower humidity and a nice night to do dinner outside. forgts about the umbrellas for a few days. sounds good, raphi. >> lauren? >> what's happening on the rails. >> all good news. the commuter checklist, the subways and lines running without delays or service changes. a live look at the brooklyn bridge where things are moving along nicely on the span outs there in both directions as well as on the bqe. i promise -- there it is. things lng issues on the bqe in this area. further north of here, we have a slowdown because of construction. keep that in mind. still ahead, the zika outbreak that has people warned to stay out of one miami neighborhood. the details on that coming up next. >> reporter: the search is on for gunman behind the fatal early morning shooting of a father of eight. i'm tracie strahan live in
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searching for the killer who walked up to a couple in brooklyn and started shooting. plus, the violent robber who attacked someone at a subway station and some fear he could be an mta employee. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the devil. >> donald trump is known for demonizing hick. now he's taken it to a whole new level. "today in new york" starts now. it's 5:30. good morning everybody. it's tuesday morning, august 2nd. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm is in for chris this morning with a look ahead. as we turn the corner, do we have a morning to turn the corner? >> better weather is around the corner. we're excited about that. we're tracking heavy rain, even flooding in the hudson valley this morning. see the radar is lighting up in sullivan county, ulster county and northern fairfield county. you have downpours and thunderstorms to deal with this morning.
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one more day. 71 degrees. no rain in central park. lots of clouds. we're expecting the turn-around later on this afternoon. more sunshine building in and lower humidity than yesterday. temperatures are down, though. only in the upper 70s to low 80s. again, one or two pop-up showers a possibility this afternoon. but not as widespread as the past few days. how long will the drier stretch last? we'll look at the ten-day in a few. lauren scala is here with your commute. good morning, lauren. >> good morning, raphael. break that's shutting down route 35. the southbound lanes shut down between green street and main street. avoid this area. head over to 9 if you can. a live look at the alexander hamilton bridge where we have eastbound delays on the cross bronx expressway. two lanes remain shut down by webster avenue. you can see it's a slow ride for quite a stretch. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> thanks so much, lauren. 5:31. new this morning, the overnight
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the hospital. tracie strahan is there with what we know so far. good morning, trace. >> reporter: darlene, good morning to you. the nypd is confirming several details about this case and the investigation is still under way behind me. they do confirm that 33-year-old ernest brown was shot and killed in his 2007 mercedes. they're on the hunt for a gunman still on the loose. this is a photo of brown given to us from his loved ones. they say he was a father around brooklyn. now, his loved ones showed up here to the scene just a short time ago, so distraught that the mother of one of his eight children had to be carried away back into her vehicle. she actually collapsed upon seeing that 2007 mercedes-benz that he was shot inside around 1:00 this morning. brown wasn't alone inside of that vehicle. he was with a 22-year-old woman who was shot in the torso.
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brown, however, was transported to interfaith hospital where he was later pronounced dead from several gunshot wounds he sustained here at the scene. now, crime scene detectives have been going up and down the street. not only looking for shell casings but trying to figure out who would do something like this. that's something the mother of one of his children wants to know as well. >> >> how many children do you have? >> reporter: that woman very distraught and speaking. her father, however, tells us that ernest brown was actually shot a year ago in brooklyn. they say it was miraculous that survived that. as for a suspect that police are looking for, at last check they told us he was last seen fleeing westbound on halsey street wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.
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hall park entered a second day. overnight protesters from the group millions march nyc moved from city hall to a nearby plaza at spruce street. they're demanding that police commissioner bratton be fired. they want reparations for survivors of victims of police brutality and defund the police and money going back into communities. time for a check of weather and traffic on the 4s. we wants to check in with raphael and sha raphi, it was interesting, yesterday we had drought conditions at ithaca new york but worried about too much rain in new jersey. that's just our areament. >> we're not getting the rain exactly where we need it. pop-up flooding thunderstorms, that's going to end today, michael and darlene. we're going to deal with the rain threat. it's happening this morning. temperatures in the 60s to low 70s. it's a mild start for you. 68 in white plains.
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one thing you'll notice is it's not as muggy as yesterday. something we can be happy about. here's the rain moving to the neighborhoods, showers and storms in northern fairfield county. you need the umbrellas as you step outside. heavy skies, lots of clouds. but the day that's better as it goes on. more sunshine today and temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s. lower humidity today and tomorrow. a look at the lauren scala is here with your commute. >> thanks, raphael. we have a few changes in bus service to add to the list. bus routes, bx 9, 19, 36 and s 44 for the city on detour. nj transit, buses detoured. decamp tweeted out that the 710, m 30 -- bus canceled. heading to the rails. major commuter lines and subways, no kind of delays or
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we'll have the next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. 5:35 right now. a queens woman rescued her dog after police shot a suspected burglar in her home. >> a suspect who was shot was seen running from the maspeth home and wheeled away on a stretcher. police say he was hit in the groin, seconds before the gunfire, the cell phone video into her home and coming out with her dog. she didn't want to too much to reporters. >> how is your doggie? >> she's good. >> in this neighborhood, it's scary. this is a good neighborhood, maspeth. >> how far sources identified the suspect as felix perez. he's had six prior arrests for burglary. >> right now, police are on the lookout for this man.
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subway station. what he was wearing has them concerned. jen maxfield is at the st. lick nas stop on that line with the story, jen? >> you might think on the subway, you go looking for someone wearing an mta uniform shirt. in this case it's the suspect in an armed robbery who was wearing the mta uniform shirt. police are releasing the surveillance video in the hopes that somebody recognizing the suspect. you can standing by the metro card machine counting money. that video was taken tuesday morning at 4:00 a.m. the suspect is wearing a shirt with mta logo which makes him look like an employee. though it's not clear if he actually is. police say he held up another man on the subway platform at knifepoint last week and stole his backpack. some riders say, it's especially scary because the suspect may be posing as an mta agent. >> when you're in the subway and
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craziness. to actually get attacked by someone you think would be safe, disconcerting to say the least. >> the victim in this case is a 55-year-old man who is shaken up but not hurt. it happened at the 125th street stop on the a, c, b and d lines and police looking for the suspect still this morning. now, back to you. >> jen, thank you very much. it is 5:38 now. in an unprecedented travel warning, floridalt women to stay away from the miami area. it's the densely populated winwood district in miami which is where most of the 14 homegrown zika cases have been popping up. we expect an update on the zika virus threat in florida. yesterday, florida's governor said there were ten new infections likely caused by infected mosquitoes in miami area. there's going to be more people infected, they won't realize it
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mild. >> most of my patients are very anxious. this is the baby that we're talking about. >> health workers have been going door to door taking urine samples to get a better idea how the virus is spreading. federal officials say mosquito control efforts are not working as well as they hoped. perhaps the mosquito have developed a resistance. >> in the race for president, donald trump is unleashing what may be his strongest attack on hillary clinton. at a rally last night in pe about his current controversy involving the khan family. instead, he lashed out at the democrats. he criticized senator bernie sanders for supporting clinton. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the devil. >> trump's running mate, governor mike pence had an encounter with the mother of an air force member. she was booed when she said trump disrespects the armed services.
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thanked her for services. warren buffett spoke at a clinton rally in omaha. he's called the oracle of omaha. he's being ought audited as well by the irs. he offered to meet with trump to compare returns. buffett questioned whether trump is trying to hide something and criticized trump for battling with the khan family. >> i asked donald trump, have you no sense of >> post convention bounce on the cnn survey out that has her leading trump 52-40. in new york state, there will be no pokemon go for sex offenders. the order from governor cuomo bans nearly 3,000 sex offenders who are currently on parole from playing the game. they would be barred from similar online games. the move after reports on a high
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offenders' homes. the olympic torch relay nearing the final destination. making its way along the coast of rio de janeiro. the on thursday, it will be carried through the streets of rio itself. the big question is who will light the olympic caldron during the opening ceremony on friday. keep that a secret until the very last moment. medical experts have done a new warning for some olympic athletes. don't put y h the reaction to a 16-month study of the bay where the rowing and sailing events will take place. the study finds the water filled with bacteria and viruses. swallowing a tablespoon of it could make someone very ill. some of the athletes say they're not worried. >> i'm very careful in the water if i don't swallow it. >> being in place to remove the debris. they're in the bay.
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says the bay is being tested so that it meets international health standards. >> 5:41 right now. still to come, say one couple was way too serious about playing pokemon go. it's not what necessity did. it's what they didn't do that landed them in handcuffs. weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. look at that beautiful view.
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time for a check of your forecast. we still have rain to deal with this morning, especially north of town. you can see in the weather headlines, a few spotty showers and storms. we're drying things out finally heading i t brighter and better. especially tomorrow. we have warm and sticky weather again returning by the end of the workweek. temperatures are mild in suffolk county. this is western suffolk county here. 69 degrees in north port. near 70 west islip. east setauket. 69 degrees for you as you start your day in sayville. it's still dry but some showers may clip suffolk county. everyone nooeds the umbrellas handy one more day. you can see on the radar
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been getting hard rain this morning moving towards easton and westin and murray. the storms had a history of producing lightning and heavy downpours. they could still do that.
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lauren, opening and closings down. it's open, which is consistent with a landing maneuver. >> ntsb officials say they -- after the accident.
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be applying for federal disaster relief. the flash flooding being called a 1 in 1,000 year event. it's believed about half the businesses destroyed did not have flood insurance. there's no official tally on the cleanup cost. that's because they're trying to assess the damage. two people did die saturday night in the storm. a month's worth of rain came down in just hours. a california driver is in custody after leading police on a wild two-hour high-speed chase. video shows the car bumper in a san diego neighborhood cul-de-sac while trying to escape police. the vehicle drove across the lawn and hit the parked car. the woman behind the wheel was taken into custody at gunpoint. that chase began in l.a. when officers spotted the red saturn weaving across lanes of a highway. there were frightening moments for a family shopping at a sporting goods store. a young boy got locked in a gun safe there.
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the sportsman warehouse in riverdale, utah. the boy was shut inside the gun safe. he was trapped for 15 minutes as firefighters pumped oxygen into the safe. rescuers were able to get a bypass code from the manufacturer. they were able to set him free. that boy wasn't hurt. but he obviously was scared and shaken. an arizona couple accused of leaving their toddler home alone while going out to play pokemon go. brent and brianna dailey face a neglect and endangerment. their 2-year-old son was found by a neighbor outside the couple's suburban phoenix home. the boy was barefoot, he was crying, he was trying to get back inside. the sheriff's department says it took the couple an hour to get home after deputies contacted them. i have no idea what's going on. >> no idea. 5:51 now. still ahead, extreme eating. we've got the one meal that's got more calories than three big
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welcome back. 5:54 right now. time for a check of weather and
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>> oh, hi. >> doesn't find that funny. >> we don't want to get surprised by the rain. look at the radar. that's north of new york city. places like sullivan county, ulster, duchess, fairfield county, you're seeing rain. grab the umbrellas one more day. we have the threat especially through the morning. we've seen anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of rain coming in. 79 is the high in centralar it gets brighter and drier as the day goes on. by the afternoon, looking much better and feeling better with lower humidity. >> thanks so much. problems out there on the roads. >> oh, no. >> disabled truck. are we surprised? here's the bqe. it's blocking the right lane. this is in the eastbound lanes by mcginnis boulevard. one truck is not moving. expect delays in this area. we'll take a live look outside at the cross bronx expressway where things are moving along nicely by the bronx river
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been wrapped up. free and clear at the moment. >> thank you very much, lauren. consumer group released the annual extreme eating awards for chain restaurants. >> all right. it's a list of menu items that lauren and raphi have all the -- maybe you want to tackle these -- dave and buster's short rib and cheesy mac stack on the list. this sandwich comes in at over 1900 calories. the group says it's like eating three then, the fried chicken and waffle benedict from the cheesecake factory. this has more than 2500 calories and 86 grams of saturated fat. it's like eating two one-pound chicken pot pies topped with a half stick of butter and quarter cup of maple syrup for good measure. i think of joy bauer from the "today" show. i'm ashamed to talk about it.
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you're talking about the mac stack. >> it's a challenge. >> we love a challenge. >> 5:57. coming up next at 6:00, mcdonald's is making name changes of a different sort. why your next egg mcmuffin could taste a little different. also ahead at 6:00, if you're headed to the olympic games, there may be plenty of places to stay. we'll tell you how to find a room in rio. if you're heading out the door, take us with you. download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now. we'll be back in two minutes. you're watching "today in new york." your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives.
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new this morning, a father murdered during a double shooting in brooklyn. we're live on the scene. donald trump turning up his attacks on hillary clinton as another of billionaire businessmen issues a challenge to the republican nominee.
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biggest recipes. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everybody. tuesday morning, it is august 2nd. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. chris has the morning off. but storm team 4's raphael miranda is here with the forecast. hopefully, a good one, raphi. >> it gets better as the day goes on, michael. unfortunately, we have rain to deal with. still dealing with the unsettled weather pattern and spotty showers and thunderstorms north of new york city. you see the radar is very busy in places like sullivan county. still dry in the city for now. we may have a few sprinkles as the morning goes on. wind out of the east at 7 miles per hour. you'll notice more sunshine in the day planner. especially later on as the day goes on. decreasing cloudiness, increasing sunshine and it feels better today. lower humidity as well. temperatures in the upper 70s. we'll see when you get back to near 90 degrees in the ten-day forecast. lauren scala is here with the commute. >> good morning.
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roads. but we have a trouble spot out there. live in chopper 4 over the scene of a fatal accident on route 3. this is in the westbound lanes approaching route 120. what you're seeing above it is western spur of the turnpike. just one lane gets by. you can see the bottleneck there is starting to cause a delay. delays back to meadowland parkway. being this is an accident investigation, it will be there for a while. route 3 westbound, this is the spot to avoid. f it is subject to intermittent closures. heading over to route 35 southbound in woodbridge, we have a water main break out there causing all lanes southbound to be shut down between green street and main street. we will have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> thanks, so much. lauren. 6:01 right knew. new this morning, a father of eight murdered during a double shooting in brooklyn. tracie strahan is live in
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it's blocked off. so far no victim. one of the people shot and killed here. his name, ernest brown. 33 years old. as you mentioned, a father of eight. his youngest child just a-year-old. now, the mother of that child actually showed up to the scene looking at that 2007 mercedes-benz suv that brown was shot and killed in. he wasn't alone at that point, though. he was with a who is currently recovering from a gunshot wound at kings county hospital. the 33-year-old brown was transported to interfaith hospital where he was pronounced dead. he sustained several gunshot wounds to the head and torso. according to police, we spoke to the mother of his child who said this.
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>>. >> got shot a couple -- a year ago and stuff like that, you know. >> ernest did? >> yes. just through the grace of god that he survived. >> reporter: so far, police have not identified that 22-year-old woman who was shot inside of that suv with brown. as for a suspect in this case, darlene, they say there was a man last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt as well as gray sweatpants, seen fleeing westbound here on halsey street. back to you. in queens, a woman worried about her dog, pulled him out of harm's way as police faced off against a suspected burglar in her home. after that single gunshot, the suspect ran from the home. police caught up with him at a nearby yard. moments before the gunfire, you can see the woman who lives there entered the building to
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she didn't want to say too much to reporters. >> how is your doggie? >> he's good. thank you. >> scary, in this neighborhood yes. this is a good neighborhood, maspeth. >> police sources are identifying the suspect as felix perez. he has had six prior arrests for burglary. new this morning, dozens of protesters with the goal of shutting down city hall park are away. the group of demonstrators is called millions march nyc. overnight, they moved to west plaza at 8 spruce street. they're calling for commissioner bill bratton to be fired and want reparations for survivors of police brutality and to defund the police department with money going back into the community. >> 6:04 right now. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. raphi says good times on the way. but we got to get through some stuff first.
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showers and storms north of new york city once again. still in the unsettled weather pattern. temperatures on the mild side. we have good news and that is that it's less muggy than yesterday. not as humid outside. temperatures in the upper 60s to low 70s. it's 68 in morristown. 65 degrees at this hour in danbury. you can see on the radar picture, showers moving through north of new york city. we've had heavy downpours, lots of lightning as well. a rough start in fairfield county. as the storms approach the city, they will weaken a bits. heavy skies after the 7:00 getting brighter as the day goes on. lots of sunshine by 5:00 p.m. with the lower humidity, you can enjoy the temperatures in the 70s. feeling pretty good outside as the day goes on. we'll take a look at the ten-day forecast in a few minutes. right now lauren scala has a look at the commute. >> good morning. start with the buses. the bx 9, 19, 36 and s 44 for the city. nj transit has bus routes 34 and
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bus 710 -- if you're getting on the rails, everything looks good there. the sub sways and major commuter lines operating without delays or service changes. you do need to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. the next weather and traffic update on the 4s. presidential politics, donald trump may be using the strongest language yet against hillary clinton. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal >> trump talking about senator bernie sanders and how he came around to support hillary clinton. at that rally in pennsylvania, trump did not talk about his latest controversy involving the khan family. he campaigns today in the battleground state of virginia. a fellow billionaire is calling on donald trump to release his tax returns. warren did you have et offered that challenge at hillary clinton's rally in omaha.
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he criticized trump for publicly battling with the khans. >> i ask donald trump, have you no sense of decency, sir? >> we're now getting a brand new nbc survey monkey poll that shows clinton leading trump by by 8 points. putting clinton up one point over last week. the "today" show is following the overnight developments from the campaign trail. we'll have the latest ahead at 7:00 a.m. happento house is going to host a state dinner for singapore. it's the first time they've done that since 1985. before the dinner gets under way, president obama will meet with singapore's prime minister. they're expected to discuss the trans pacific trip, the tpp trade agreement. u.s. and singapore among a dozen countries that are part of that deal. it stalled in congress and now opposed by both hillary clinton and donald trump. it is now easier for police in new jersey to get your phone
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instead, they only need a judge's court record. that's the ruling from the state supreme court. to get a warrant, police need to show probable cause that a crime is being committed. the standard is lower for a court order. cnbc money report, there's a way to snag rooms if you're headed to rio for the olympics. landon dowdy joins us with the details and more. landon, totally surprised. i would think every hotel room in rio would be booked. >> i know. you would think so. here's where you can stay there may still be plenty of places. air bnb says it's taken more than 66,000 bookings in rio. reservations are rising at opening ceremonies. air bnb has been designated the official supplier of alternative accommodations. the company says the average guest is staying six nights and paying 136 bucks per night. mcdonald's wants you to have a happier meal.
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including high fructose corn syrup from the buns and artificial preservatives from chicken mcnuggets as it fights to win back customers. >> will it make a difference to you? >> i don't think we will. >> sugar in the buns? >> i mean, i have no -- it makes me happy. >> that's what i'm saying. we're on the same page. >> landon, thank you so much. it's 6:09. linked to the zika virus. a popular vacation spot in florida that the cdc wants pregnant women to stay away from. a local teacher in trouble. ended up with an arrest. your weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new
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four things to know this morning. search is on for gunman who shot and killed a father of eight in brooklyn. they were in a vehicle when a man came up an shot them just before 1:00 a.m. tonight is the 33rd national night out. that's the crime prevention initiative that promotes police community partnerships. police departments and precincts participating across our area. more than 37 milli p nationwide. getting o queens could be tougher this week. one lane in the queens bound side of the midtown tunnel will be closed from 10:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. every day to friday. the cloern you are is for necessary maintenance work. >> the newest tkts opens noon at lincoln center. it's a pop-up location open for the next three months. matinee tickets will be sold the
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show. we're coming up on 6:14. time for a check of your forecast. little unsettled this morning. you need the umbrellas for one more day. we're tracking spotty showers and thunderstorms especially this morning north of new york city. i'll show you the radar in a minute. i think we'll dry out nicely by the afternoon. we're clearing by tonight. that's setting us up for a beautiful stretch of weather starting tomorrow through thursday and then back to warm and sticky weather on friday. temperatures in the hudson valley where we have seen quite a bit of county, dutchess county, mid 60s in kingston. that's the trend. 60s and low 70s. it's a mild start to your day. 71 in bridgeport. getting ready for storms there. on the satellite and radar picture, quiet in the city. look got north, this line of showers and storms moving towards new york city and may lose its intensity a bit. that's good news as it approaches us. still a history of downpours and
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that's going to be heavy rain along i-95 and could cause ponding on the roadways and lied inning there. a stronger cell moving towards carmel and kent. we could see localized flooding as this moves through. then as we head west into orange county from looming grove towards south blooming grove pushing towards woodbury rain in the hudson valley. it's an unsettled kind of morning. a few breaks in the clouds by 12:00. pretty much dry. you'll notice more sunshine on the maps today. it's going to be brighter and it will feel pleasant with lower humidity and temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s. subway series today. great night for a game. 75 degrees. lots of sunshine at the first pitch. temperatures in the 70s throughout the game. you can see an exclusive ten-day forecast tomorrow is a gem. 81 degrees. loads of sunshine, low humidity there. heading into thursday, 82 with sunny skies and we're increasing the heat on friday and saturday.
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saturday with a chance for showers and storms. that's a look at your forecast. michael and darlene, back to you. >> thank you very much, raphi. we want to get to a commuter alert in new jersey. a fatal accident investigation, route 3 in east rutherford. kai simonsen is over the scene now in chopper 4. kai? >> well, michael and darlene, good morning to both of you. continuing troubles out here in new jersey as lauren has been telling us. these are live pictures from chopper 4. first on the scene over route 3 west by route 120 in east police are now telling us that one person has died as a result of this accident. details on this are still sketchy. they're continuing to come in. as we get more details on what happened, we'll pass them along to you. in the meantime, the left lane is getting by. police investigation is currently under way. the delays back to meadowland parkway in secaucus. lauren, what's the rest of the traffic looking like?
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that accident. on the gowanus bqe, you have an accident eastbound by hamilton avenue and the tunnel. delays pack to 38th street right now. a live look at the long island expressway out by the grand central parkway where it's a slow ride westbound. stop and go through the area, due to congestion. heading up to the connecticut turnpike, for 95 commuters, this is what it looks like in bridgeport. you can see the roads are wet out there. take it easy. we have no on right now. you can see it's a bit slow going as people are driving slowly because of the wet roads. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect and more weather and traffic on the 4s. thanks, lauren. 6:17 right now. maryland officials are hoping for federal aid to recover from devastating floods this past weekend. the flash flooding is being called a 1 in 1,000 year event. it's believed that half of the business disease not have flood
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costs because inspectors are still assessing the damage and could be for a while. two people died in that saturday night storm. it dumped a month's worth of rain in hours. a look at hong kong being battered by typhoon nida. wind gusts topping 90 miles per hour. there are also torrential rains. schools and the stock market were closed as a precaution. luckily, no word of any deaths or serious injuries. and downgraded to a tropical storm. sex offenders are banned from playing pokemon go in new york state. the order comes from governor cuomo. it will apply to nearly 3,000 sex offenders currently on parole. they would be barred from similar online games. the move comes after a report found a high volume of pokemons outside sex offenders' homes. a teacher faces charge over
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charged with reckless endangerment. he deflated the tires a student who parked in his spot at the high school in south bury. apparently, school security told the teenager to park there because the student lot was full. kimball is due back in court next work. new york made a bold move to become a national leader in clean energy by 2030. it will come from wind and queen energy standards, approve it yesterday. at a cost of less than $2 a month to customer's bills. the plan will help fight climate change. 6:19. right now, still ahead, local health officials are warping parents about a rash of new mumps cases. follow us on facebook and twitter. darlene4ny and michaelg4ny.
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nice view from the top of the rock. 6:23 on this tuesday morning. just three days to go until the opening ceremony at the rio olympic. >> brazil ramping up security. 88,000 officers and soldiers being deployed to protect the athletes and spectators. they have helicopters up and surveillance in the sky. they're aware of an isis threat to disrupt the games. they're reaching out to international intelligence agencies for additional help.
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relay is making its way north of rio along the coastline. the flame will run through the streets of rio itself on thursday. then one lucky runner will get to light the big caldron during friday's opening ceremony. right now that person's identity is a secret. >> yes. it is a secret. we have a lot of ideas as to who it should be. news 4 is your olympic headquarters. yoan p.m. on friday. >> give you -- >> i have no -- pele. >> a national hero in brazil. >> that makes total sense. >> i'm with you, michael. >> still a surprise. we have to wait and see. >> he thinks it will be him. but he's hoping it's all of the victoria's secret models. isn't that right? >> fabulous.
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morning. let's look at the radar picture. it has been a wet start for you in the hudson valley. we have a flood advisory in effect for sullivan county until 6:45 over 2 inches of rain fell already in some spots. of course, we've been soggy the past few days. that's not good for your morning commute. take a look at what you can expect. lots of clouds to start in the city. maybe one or two passing showers, especially north and west of town. the day gets brighter as it goes on. we'll fly temperatures in the 70s much lower humidity, that's my favorite part of the forecast for today. not as muggy. >> sounds good. thank you, raphi. we've been talking about this accident investigation on route 3 westbound. east rutherford. nj transit tweeted out to expect delays on buses along route 3 as well as outbound buses that they're using route 95. which is the turnpike. the vince lombardi park and ride. the western spur and like i said the turnpike. all things to keep in mind.
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commute. take a live look outside at the lincoln side. inbound side. about a 15-minute wait getting into the tolls. things moving nicely along the helix. minor delays at the george washington bridge an the holland tunnel. if you're headed towards the hudson, that accident is westbound. you should be okay westbound on route 3. thanks so much lauren. coming up next, the search for a killer. >> reporter: a brooklyn father is dead. his female companion is injured after an early morningot into their suv. i'm tracie strahan live in bed-stuy brooklyn with the laid he's on the investigation. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." download the app on europe mobile device right now.
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new this morning, a father of eight gunned down while sitting in a car in brooklyn. we'll tell you what police say they know about the gunman. a robber with a knife targeting subway riders and some fear he could be an mta employee. plus, a travel alert. the cdc wants pregnant women to
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now. good morning. 6:30 a.m. on this tuesday. it's august 2nd. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. chris is off this morning. storm team 4's raphael miranda has the forecast. >> good morning, guys. we're tracking more rain out there on this tuesday morning. but it's mainly north of new york city. so not a lot going on from the city up into the hudson valley. fairfield county and northwest new jersey you're seeing rain showers and thunderstorms moving in throughout the morning. in central park, we're dry with 71 degrees. miles per hour. slightly unsettled through the morning, maybe a spritz or sprinkle a possibility. more sunshine into the afternoon. looking much brighter by the end of the day today. and temperatures are in the 70s. the best part, lower humidity than the past few days. we'll take a look at how long the dry weather will last in the ten-day forecast. lauren scala is here with a look at the commute.
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investigation. this is in the westbound lanes right out by the western spur of the turnpike. approaching route 120. just one lane continues to get by. this bottleneck is causing delays back past patterson plank roid. nj transit saying there could be delays on buses. in addition to that, there's rubber necking on the western spur of the turnpike headed northbound into the area. this is really causing a pretty big mess out there. it's an accide a while. this is the spot to avoid. in addition to that, an accident on the bqe headed eastbound in the tunnel there. delays go back interpret you far almost to the merge. leave yourself time there as well. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. new this morning, a father of eight murdered while sitting in a car in brooklyn. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is in bedford-stuyvesant where the crime scene is blocked off still, tracie?
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you may be able to hear it. i'm looking at an nypd aviation helicopter up here. it appears an aviation search is under way for the gunman last seen fleeing the seen on halsey street at 1:00 this morning after the shots were fired. i want to show a photo of the victim shared by his loved ones. his name, ernest brown. 33 years old. he was inside a 2007 mercedes-benz with another woman, a 22-year-old. a man wald his loved ones came to the scene shortly after this happened. so distraught that the mother of one of his eight children had to be carried away shoochlt she was in tears. brown was shot sefl times in the head and torso. his 22-year-old companion shot once in the torso. she's listed in stable condition at kings county hospital. his youngest child just 1-year-old.
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a short time ago. >> [ inaudible ] >> his loved ones also tell us that ernest brown has actually been shot before, michael. they're surprised that he survived that shooting just a year ago. the gunman in this case, the suspect was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants. i don't knoif very low overhead. it's circling this neighborhood for about the past ten minutes as the search for the gunman in this case continues. >> tracie, we can certainly hear it there as the efforts are under way. thanks very much. officials plan to give an update on the zika virus threat in florida. one area in miami is off limits for pregnant women. that's where the virus is spreading quickly. monday, florida's governor said there were ten new infections
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mosquitoes in the miami area, bringing the total number of cases in south florida to 14. federal health hoe physicians say there will be more people infected not realizing it, because the symptoms can be mild. florida's governor criticized congress for not doing enough to help. >> fund our health departments and fund our mosquito board. we're going to make sure we have all the resources needed. >> mosquito control efforts are not working as well as they hoped developing a resistance. they're saying to wait eight weeks before trying to get pregnant. ramping up resource toss fight zika. a grant of nearly $580,000 is going to be used for mosquito surveillance. they'll expand the birth defect registry and offer services to children born with zika. to date, 45 people, among them three pregnant women who tested
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none of them contracted the virus here at home. 6:34. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. check not guilty with raphi. good morning. >> good morning. we are tracking rain moving through the area. but the day gets better as it goes on. conditions will be improving, especially after lunchtime. right now, temperatures in the 60s to low 70s. 70 in newburgh. 71 down the shore in long branch. 71 degrees in bridpo in the hudson valley. fairfield county seeing heavy rain as well. long island, you're going to be next. especially suffolk county here to see showers moving through oaf the next couple of hours. here's a look at the day planner, scattered showers and storms. be we then we get a break. much better and brighter. lower humidity and more sunshine to enjoy. we'll look at the ten-day forecast in a moment. but lauren scala is here with the commute.
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34 and 40 are on detour. as well as buses via route 3 westbound. you'll see delays and detours because of the accident westbound by the western spur of the turnpike. decamp added another cancellations. the 650 bus route 44 from bloomfield will not operate. same for the 710 3rks 3 but as far as the rails, subways and major commuter lines operating on or close to schedule and parking rules in effect today. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thanks, lauren. the search is on for the man who wanted for a violent robbery. what he was wearing at the time has them concerned. jen maxfield has the details >> if you think you're not in -- if you're in trouble, you would seek out an mta uniform. but in this case, it's the suspect this in robbery at
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released in the hopes of catching this person. the man is seen standing by the metro card machine counting money. the video was taken last tuesday morning at 4:00 a.m. his shirt makes him look like an employee. it's not clear if actually is. he held up another man on the platform at knife point last week answered and stole his backpack. it's especially scary because this all happened the at 125th street station. the victim is a 55-year-old man who refused medical attention. this was a knifepoint robbery. so the nypd taking this seriously and hoping to track down the man ofrn ha video. >> jen maxfield, thank you. right now the driver who hit and killed to men in brooklyn is on the run.
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men as they crossed the street in cypress hills. the driver also hit two parked cars but fled the scene on foot yesterday morning. 41-year-old delmer maldonado died at the scene. israel turcios died at the hospital. in presidential politics. a new poll just into the newsroom. it shows hillary clinton leading donald trump by 8 points. 50 to 42%. the survey monkey poll gives last week. meanwhile, trump is unleashing some of the strongest criticism of her to date. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the devil. >> trump was talking about senator bernie sanders and how he came around to support clinton. at that rally in pennsylvania, trump did not talk about his current controversy involving the khan family. he campaigns today in the battleground state of virginia. a fellow billionaire, warren
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release his tax returns. he made that challenge yesterday at hillary clinton's rally in omaha. buffett pointed out he's also being audited by the irs. he said there's no reason why either of them can't compare their tax returns. >> i would be delighted to meet him anyplace any time between now and election, i'll bring my tax returns, he can bring his tax return. >> nobody is going to arrest us. it is not against showing your tax returns. >> warren buffett criticized trump for publicly feuding with the khan family. his son sacrificed his own life to save fellow troops. overnight developments from the campaign trail. they'll have the latest ahead on the "today" show at 7:00 a.m. 6:39 right now. new concerns over mumps cases in our area. we'll tell you where.
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good morning everyone. time for a check of your r this tuesday. it's one more umbrella day to get through before better weather arrives. we're tracking a few spotty showers and storms early on. clearing out by the afternoon and evening. bright and beautiful tomorrow. warmer and stickier weather by the end of the week. it's not too bad or muggy. the humidity taking a back seat. temperatures in the low 70s in central park and middle village. it's 70 mill basin.
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stream. not a lot going on, on the radar. we're tracking showers off to the north. we're focusing oun attention mainly on fairfield county and eventually nassau and suffolk county. those are the wet spots. trumbull is seeing clearing building in after a shower moves through. west port down to shore haven, a heavier downpour along i-95 in fairfield county. watch out for ponding on the roadways there. here comes another line across eventually pushing into suffolk county. montauk an the hamptons, you may see heavier downpours in the next hour or so. the hudson valley, liberty about to see one more cell push into sullivan county. thankfully, the storms weaken as they approach the city and the nearby suburbs. as you plan your day, umbrellas for one more day. by the end of the day, you probably won't need them. in fact, increasing sunshine through the afternoon. it turns into a lovely evening.
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and lower humidity, less muggy than yesterday. looking forward to that gradual clearing. skies brighten as the day goes on. there's the ten-day forecast. once we get out this morning's murkiness, tomorrow and thursday look beautiful. sunshine and low humidity there. then the heat is back. 86 on friday with higher humidity. near 90 on saturday. that's a look at your forecast. darlene, michael, back to you. >> thanks so much, raphi. 6:45. that commuter alert that we're following in new jersey. there is a investigation on route 3 in east rutherford. >> kai simonsen is over the scene in chopper 4 with the very latest on this. kai? >> reporter: michael and darlene, good morning to both of you. troubles continue out here in new jersey. these are live pictures now from chopper 4. nirs first on the scene here by route 120. this is in east rutherford, the scene of a deadly accident. police telling us that one person has died as a result of this accident. now, the exact dee hales of how
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active investigation is under way. only the left lane is getting by through here with intermittent closures. delays well back into secaucus. we'll continue to keep you up to date. live in chopper 4. i'm kai simonsen. lauren, what's the rest look like? >> for commuters, you might want to take 46 or 280. new jersey transit bus commuters, you could see delays and detours because of this as well. woodbridg now just the left lane is closed in both directions. not too much of a delay. route 1 southbound, there are minor delays into promenade boulevard. something to keep in mind there. a live look at the george washington bridge where you have about a 15-minute wait at the upper level. the lincoln tunnel, it's 20 minutes. at the holland tunnel, 15 minutes as well. for the rail commuters, no
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that's pretty good news. the major problem is route 3. back to you, darlene. >> darlene, 6:46 now. yale may take action over controversy over the naming of a college. calhoun college is named after john c. calhoun who was an ardent supporter of slavery. in april, the school said it would not change the name which prompted protests. yale's president said the school will revisit -- a new committee will look into matters of removing historical names fro officials are investigating an increased number of mumps cases. the nassau county health department says the cases popped up in long beach and surrounding communities. they have cases investigated in nassau county. the cases under investigation include young adults with mump-like symptoms and additional cases are expected. life changing surgery for a little girl in queens. the one-year-old was born with a
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and needs help breathing. tomorrow doctors at the hospital will remove the entire mass using a special computer program that maps facial nerves. we wish her the absolute best to her and her family. >> 6:48. we'll show you the new texting images coming to iphones and ipads. follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram. michaelg4ny and darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new - after the financial crisis in 2008, um, it became even more necessary for me to find other ways in which to get income. - i'm able to pay my bills because of home sharing.
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6:51, looking at the statue of liberty this morning. apple users will be able to express themselves in more ways this fall. >> the devices are getting more than 100 revamped emojis. you'll see single parent families and the new emojis will feature new gender options featuring female athletes and working professionals.
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place, the squirt gun. >> i never use them. i use them in my professional life. >> i know you do. i'll be using that squirt gun a lot. the "today" show is coming up in a few minutes. check in with savannah. you use emojis all the time. >> you need to use them and do -- then you bit moej i. >> i need a course to catch up >> i'm tell you everything. we'll start politics. donald trump stepping up attacks on hillary clinton. he called her the devil. as our new poll shows, losing ground in the presidential race. plus, the man behind that death-defying 25,000 foot jump out of a plane with no parachute. this morning, he's going to join us for a first live interview since that historic feat. from rio, matt and hoda set out to conquer one of the most
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hoda was not that thrilled about the trip to the top. first step is a doozy. >> i'm sure she got through it fine. >> looking straight down. thanks so much savannah. raphael is going to tell us if we need the umbrellas again today.
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shot a father in brooklyn. >> tracie strahan is there where the crime scene is still blocked off. >> reporter: detective rs still on the hunt for the gunman who fired multiple shots inside of the mercedes suv that killed a 33-year-old man and wounded his companion. that 33-year-old has been identified as ernest brown from brooklyn. his loved ones say he's a father of eight. he was inside of that mercedes-benz around 1:00 this morning when a man walked up and fired interfaith hospital from gunshot wounds to the head and torso. he was inside with a 22-year-old woman recovering at kings county hospital from a single gunshot wound. as for the person they're looking for, he was described as wearing a blood hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants seen going westbound on halsey street. michael and darlene, back to you. >> tracie, jen maxfield is on
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lookout for -- >> reporter: it happened last week. but police are releasing the surveillance video now. what's troubling about this incident is that the suspect is wearing an mta uniform shirt. it's not clear whether or not he's actually an mta employee. but that's making people especially nervous since they would generally look to people with an mta uniform as someone to trust. instead, platform here. he was not injured but certainly shaken up. police are hoping someone recognizes this person from that surveillance video. that's the latest live from here in harlem, back to you. >> jebb, thanks very much. a crime prevention initiative promoting police community partnerships. police departments and precincts are participating across our area. more than 37 million people expected to get involved nationwide. the newest tkts booth opens
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months. matinee tickets will be sold on the day before and the day of the show. getting to queens could be tougher this week. one lane into queens bound side of the midtown tunnel will be closed from 10:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. every day through friday. >> now to that commuter alert we're following in new jersey. a fatal accident investigation on route 3 in east rutherford. kai simonsen is over the scene in chopper 4. darlene and telling us that one person died as a result of this accident. it happened early this morning. accident investigation continues out here. you can see that. we're over route 3 west by route 120 in east rutherford. chopper 4 first on the scene. details on exactly how this happened are sketchy at this point. this is in the westbound direction here on route 3. delays go back to the eastern spur of the turnpike. that's something to keep in mind. lauren, what's the rest of the traffic looking like this
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this area. on the person spur of turnpike, it's a slow ride northbound. you can see by the live traffic flows on the mans, in addition to the delays on westbound route 3, we also have up to 15-minute delays on buses for nj transit bus commuter. decamp 710 and m -- not operating this morning. >> lauren, thanks so much. raphi? >> still unsettled this morning. it gets better as the day goes on. here's a look at the radar picture. tracking one line of showers and a few heavy downpours over the next hour or so. hudson valley, also rain. the day gets better as it goes on. more sunshine this afternoon. clearing skies later on today. high temperature of 79 degrees and lower humidity than yesterday. and then tomorrow and thursday, two beautiful days in a row. hot by the end of the week. >> raphael, thanks very much. we'll have updates every 30
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show is coming up next. >> that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. hell hath no fury. >> she's the devil. she made a deal with the devil. it's true. >> donald trump launches a new attack against hillary clinton and says he's concerned the election is going to be rigged against while our new poll out this morning shows trump falling eight points behind his democratic rival. unprecedented. the cdc telling pregnant women to avoid travel to a miami named where ten more people have contracted zika. leap of faith. he made history by jumping out of a plane without a parachute at 25,000 feet landing safely in a giant net.

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