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decent level. we watch the temperature trend through the 70s this morning. 80 by 10:00. low to middle 80s by noontime. we should top off in the upper 80s. day planner, plenty of sunshine. 84 by noon. forecasting a high of 88 degrees. more humidity and thunderstorms on the way. we'll talk about that in a little bit. let's talk commute with lauren. >> thanks, chris. nice green traffic flows behind me. a live look at the brooklyn bridge where there is a vehicle heading towards manhattan on the brooklyn side. flashing lights and a slow ride making your way around it. once you're past it, smooth sailing and construction on the cross bronx this morning. westbound by the bronx river parkway, not causing delays. eastbound by webster avenue, it is a slow ride here. something to keep in mind. we'll have more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thanks very much. breaking news in the bronx. a suspect struggled with customers before scuffling with police and using an officer's
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east 198th street. tracie strahan is there right now. tracie, i know police are trying to sort this out and get ready to present more information. >> reporter: that's right, michael. we received a briefing off camera. that 30-year-old suspect was able to let off 15 rounds after grabbing that police officer's gun in one fell swoop out of his holster. one of those bullets struck that 49-year-old bodega clerk. i want to show all of this that happened. about 1:08 this morning, according to police, there was a 30-year-old suspect that went into one bodega to beg for money or an item. he was kicked out by the store owner or clerk. he then went into a bodega across the street and continued to do the same. that 49-year-old store clerk from the previous store tried to alert the people inside about the suspect. but then he just lost control.
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a struggle that was caught on videotape. they tried to get control of him. that is when two officers from the 52nd precinct came inside and that suspect, 30-year-old man grabbed the officer's gun, opened fire. again, one of those shots struck a 49-year-old man. we don't know if he was the clerk or the owner of the bodega across the street. he was pronounced dead at st. barnabas hospital. that's where the suspect is recovering. he was struck twice in the torso. the assistant chief in the bronx. we'll bring it to you live when it happens. >> back to you. >> tracie, we'll be waiting to that. >> the nypd facing nervous community nearly a week after a jogger was murdered while out for a run. hundreds packed inside st. helen's church. they grilled investigators about the case. karina vetrano was strangled while running in the park.
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many asked for weeds to be cut down at the park. others want more patrols. coming up on 5:04. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. got another warm morning starting out. let's check in with chris. >> good morning guys. i think this morning still fairly comfortable. stickier by tomorrow morning. that's it for the rest of the week. it will be around for several days. enjoy temperatures like this. in the city, in the low 70s. few monticello, a cool 54. danbury at 58. the skies are generally clear. i think it stays that way for the most part. we'll start to mix in clouds later this afternoon. for the most part, plenty of sun through lunchtime. 84 at noon. 88 is the high today at 3:00. we'll notice the skies cloud up overnight. showers and storms in the ten-day forecast, we'll pinpoint those in a bit. first, lauren with the traffic.
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67, 69, 103, the bm 3 and 4 and nj transit bus route 34 is on detour as well. then heading over to the rails, all good news from there. subway, overnight track work wrapped up as well as fastrack on the l. major commuter lines look good and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thanks so much, lauren. >> now to the computer meltdown that caused problems for travelers coast yesterday. delta airlines is struggling to rebook passengers today. kerry barrett is in the newsroom with how things are looking this morning. kerry? >> good morning darlene. the problems started yesterday morning at 2:30. that system outage is causing a lot of problems. that outage lasted for about six hours. the result, though, in 700 flights being canceled. 2600 others delayed. the challenge today, of course, is going to be finding nif seats
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worldwide that this affected. so delta is handing out refunds and $200 travel vouchers to customers whose flights were canceled or those who were delayed by more than three hours. if you rebook your flight by august 12th for travel no later than august 12th, there will not be a change fee. if you rebook for after august 12th, there may be a difference in your airfare. to get a little more the website, delta.com. meanwhile, delta's ceo described this as an all hands-on deck situation and he released this video in response. >> i apologize for the challenges this has created you with your travel. delta is working hard to restore it. as far as what caused the outage, the delta spokesman at
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some of the network equipment didn't switch over to the backup systems. they're trying to figure out why that happened. at this point, there are no indications of any sort of hacking. darlene? >> kerry barrett in the newsroom, thank you. 5:06 right now. in olympic news, the united states leading the medal count this morning. team usa has 19 medals in all. five of them gold. today could be another big day for our athletes in rio. >> team usa's strong chance of winning more medals to hi gray following it all from olympic park. great day of competition on tap there, jay. >> michael, darlene, should be fantastic. team usa, they really couldn't be doing any better at the start of these games. leading in the medal count and looking to add more today. >> team usa continues to make a splash in rio.
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>> so excited. proud to represent usa and get gold back for our country. >> the americans grabbed more gold in the men's 100 backstroke. riman murphy charging from fourth to first. >> david boudia finished with silver. the best showing ever for a team. kerri walsh jennings and april ross had little trouble putting away china on beach. >> this is match number 2. we have five more to win to win the gold medal. >> michael phelps and katie ledecky have a chance at gold in the olympic pool tonight. also tonight, women's gymnastics in the spotlight. team usa with some high hopes after dominating the qualifying round. besting second place china by a staggering ten points. that's the latest here in rio. when we come back in about an hour, guys, i'll show you some of the things that are a big hit
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games. for now, back to you. >> great story about ryan murphy. i'm going to make my friend darlene cry. he wrote a book when he was 6 years old. dedicated it to his mom. saying that he wanted to win an olympic gold medal. a lot of people have been talking about that. >> reporter: you're right. i get the goose bumps when you tell that story. i've heard it several times and it still gets to me. i'm with you, darlene, i'm a little sap. >> all gh looking forward to that. >> we'll all cry together after the show. >> wrote a little book. of course, he wins the gold. >> forget it. we're going to cry. we're not going to make it. >> lauren and chris will take over. be sure to check out nbcnewyork.com for the four to watch today. highlights include the u.s. women's team, the most anticipated women's gymnastics event of the year. the team final.
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must-see matchups that are ahead. it's 5:08 right now. the rapper charged is now suing the concert venue. he blames poor security for the gunfight that killed his bodyguard ronald at the t.i. concert. collins also shot in the leg. his lawyer says security does not check for guns in the vip area. he claims that's what led to the rapper and his shot. new york state police launched a massive campaign to raise awareness about campus sexual assault. it kicked off yesterday and will be seen on billboards, social media and heard on local radio stations for two months. they want to inform students of their rights and reduce sexual assaults through prevention. hillary clinton facing a lawsuit. we'll tell you who is going after the presidential candidate now. weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up.
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police in san francisco trying to figure out what turned a teenager's birthday party into a drug-laced dilemma. 19 people got sick on saturday, most between 18 and 6 years old. preliminary tests show they were drugged by sour gummy rings. they were laced with thc. luckily, everyone was out of the four things to know this morning. breaking news in the bronx. police responding to a report of an unruly man at a bodega. that suspect grabbed an officer's gun during a scuffle and shot and killed an innocent bystander. another officer shot that suspect. that suspect is in the hospital. we're at the scene. we'll have the latest at 5:30. voters will head to the polls in connecticut today to cast ballots in a few primary races. no statewide primary this year.
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legislative intra-party contests. health department will be spraying pesticides in brooklyn and queens tonight to prevent the west nile virus. they'll be working in canarsie, east new york and astoria, jackson heights, steinway and woodside in queens. all starts tonight at 10:00 p.m. the women's gymnastics final takes place today. team usa is a heavy favorite to win. michael phelps and katie ledecky jumping back in the pool for 200 meter finals. the wen take on colombia. it's 5:14 and a half on this tuesday morning. another beautiful summer day headed our way. lots of sunshine. fairly low humidity. temperatures warmer into the upper 80s this afternoon. clouds build in tonight. then we have to watch for pop-up showers and thunderstorms tomorrow night. once the pattern sets up, it will probably last through the upcoming weekend. several dog days are ahead indeed. 74 in astoria right now. 64 in larchmont.
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across much of new jersey. few upper 50s in a couple of pockets. danbury is 58. now as we look at the satellite and radar, not much going on nearby. high pressure stilg ruling the roost here. you're starting to see moisture, return flow through virginia and the north carolina area. it will be in the form of rain and thunderstorms. you'll need the shades today. high of few clouds in the mix late afternoon. clouding over tonight. muggier overnight. tomorrow, lots of clouds, scattered showers and thunderstorms around. especially in the afternoon hours into the evening and a high temperature of 86 degrees. citi field, mets back home. the d-backs in town. no rain to worry about. muggy at the onset.
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high humidity and scattered showers and thunderstorms each day. best chance in the inland spots. maybe a larger area gets covered by the shower and thunderstorm threat. 93 on saturday, 89 on sunday. so no real break in the action once this humidity builds on in with the threat of showers and storms. still leftover storms. drying out a bit come wednesday and thursday. temperatures by then in the low and middle 830s. let's get over to lauren scala. how is it's pretty calm out there. a couple of problems have cleared. a live look at the gowanus expressway. yesterday at this hour, this was no bueno. today, a-okay. things moving nicely past the belt merge to industry city. you're in for a nice ride. things look good here as well. the lower level reopened. construction cleared out about 15 minutes ago. the lincoln tunnel and the holland tunnel are also good options. there's a pretty sunrise in
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port. smooth sailing here. no slowdowns on 95. don't forget to move your cars today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more coming up on 4s. 5:17. to decision 2016. republicans are rejecting donald trump. tracie potts in washington with that. look where the candidates are today. this is an issue for the trump campaign. prominent republicans are saying they won't vote for him. we're going to tell you what she had to say as hillary clinton's in miami. today, she's dealing with a zika virus clinic down there. donald trump is headed south as well. he's in north carolina. but dealing with an increasing number of republicans skeptical about his candidacy. >> in a "washington post" on sed, republican republican senator susan collins says donald trump lacks the temperament, judgment to be
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disregard for common decency. this after republican national security experts won't vote for trump. they say he'd be the most reckless president in history. >> this is a movement that's been swimming up-stream against an avalanche of negative media. >> trump heads to north carolina. a monmouth university national poll puts him 13 points behind hillary clinton but he is getting new support. >> i'm going to vote for donald trump new criticism on trump's economic team. >> an oil baron, a former chief economist at one of the big banks at the heart of the financial crisis. tax brackets bringing his tax cut line with washington republicans. >> i am going to cut regulations massively. >> he's promising to give families a full child care deduction. meantime, hillary clinton is
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from parents of some of the victims who say that mishandling your e-mail may have led terrorists to that location. it's a wrongful death and defamation lawsuit that her team says she's been cleared from the same allegations in nine separate investigations, michael. >> tracie, thank you so much. in fact, we have more on that lawsuit now. two of the parents who lost their sons in benghazi are suing hillary clinton and as tracie said, it is fosh damages. one i national convention. she and the father of tyrone woods blame clinton's use of the private e-mail server on the attack on the benghazi compound. they argue that they could have accessed vital information that came from that private server. former illinois governor rod blagojevich is expected to make a bid for freedom at his resentencing. his wife wrote to the federal judge and wants blagojevich to
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of several counts of corruption. his conviction, they've been thrown out. blagojevich has served more than four years of his initial 14-year sentence. >> 5:20 now. a federal judge grounded led zeppelin's attempt to recover legal expenses in the stairway to hef an lawsuit. the band wanted to get back the nearly $800,000 they spent fighting the claims it stole a riff to the famous intro to the song. judg frivolous lawsuit. led zeppelin was not entitled to recoup its costs. in the money report this morning, at&t customers could soon get a refund in the mail. the telecom giant agreed to pay 7 and $3/4 million. most goes to the customers. at&t allowed scammers to charge a fee for nonexistent directory assistance -- instead, the money
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the majority of americans, 54% now admit they spend more than 10% of their household income on child care. a care.com survey finds 3 out of four families budget for that care. that's up from 62% last year. child care is now rivaling the cost of housing. it is so expensive to get daycare. >> especially during the summer. because a lot of the families who rely on schools for a portion of the time, all of a sudden the summeme stuck. >> you're stuck. 5:21ment still it come, forget the peanuts, one airplane passenger got an engagement ring on her flight. it's a story you don't want to miss next. >> it bo revamp the brooklyn bridge. different kind of proposal.
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live look outside. 5:24 right now. 73 degrees. a man surprised his girlfriend with a proposal on a flight to athens. the surprise did not end there. >> they were married on the same flight. it started with a chorus singing. but natalie ike that the
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one knee. she said yes. then came the wedding dress, the rings and relatives who had been hide not guilty the back of the plane, including her father who walked her down the plane aisle. >> wow. >> the groom says it took four months to plan and there will be another ceremony in october in california. adorable. totally original. i don't know how the groom and natalie fit down that aisle together. you can't get by there. you're single file. >> probably led aisle. >> in a related story, there were five other couples on the flight -- >> what do you bring to the table? >> let's get to sunshine today. not as humid. but what's coming over the next few days, you'll start to notice it more muggy late. 80s this afternoon. tonight a mainly cloudy sky to develop. stays quiet. big showers and thunderstorms by tomorrow afternoon. >> we're going to hold on for
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breaking news. you're looking at a police approaching here. this is taking place in the confines of the 52nd precinct. we understand the incident was on 198th and valentine avenue. this was about 1:30 last night in the bronx. you can see commanding officers here on the scene. >> it's been quite the scene all night. >> assistant chief, the patrol as this incident happened a short time ago. shortly after 1:00 this morning, two uniformed officers assigned to patrol in the 52nd precinct were flagged down a by civilian regarding a dispute inside the a and m deli grocery store at 230 east 198th street at the corner of valentine avenue. the officers entered the store to assist the store workers who
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struggle with efron guzman, male hispanic, 30 years old. as the officers were escorting mr. guzman out of the score, mr. guzman was able to grab a gun from one of the officer's holsters. the officer struggled with mr. guzman to regain control of his gun. when the second officer fired three shots at mr. guzman, striking him twice. mr. from the officer's gun, one of which we believe fatally struck a 49-year-old male who works in a store across the street. this 49-year-old male had a dispute with mr. guzman in the other store just prior to this incident. the 49-year-old male was removed to st. barnabas hospital and was
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hospital. the officers were also removed to st. barnabas hospital for evaluation. we have recovered video from the store which corroborates all the information that i have provided. >> couple of questions. >> the 49-year-old man that was killed, was he the -- >> he's a worker in another store across the street who came over to the store where the incident occurred to assist. >>. [ inaudible ques ] we're getting the details of the dispute. [ inaudible question ]. >> we're not sure at this time. >> the second store, how many people were inside at the time. we heard it chaotic and violent. >> there were several workers, they were trying to physically subdue mr. guzman when the officers came in. they assisted as they were bringing mr. guzman out of the store.
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officer's holsters. does it appear that the officers' actions allowing the suspect was able to get his gun, what's the investigation going to be in terms of that? >> obviously, we're go to to review all the tactics and the equipment involved. looking at video, mr. guzman made a very fast move and basically ripped the gun out of officer's >> was mr. guzman known to either of the stores? did they have a previous encounter with him? >> we don't have that information at this time. we don't know. >> how easy is it to grab a gun out of a holster? >> it's not an easy thing to do if a holster -- if gun is in the
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you would have to move the gun in the holster and pull it out. but it is possible it happened -- it was grabbed and pulled out of a holster. i can't comment on that. >> we'll have further details later. >> how lucky were the officers that they weren't hit by the bullets being fired by the suspect? did they duck out of way? how were the n fire? >> one of the officers looked like he was trying to protect the civilian who was ultimately killed. he was shielding and trying to push him away as mr. guzman was firing shots in the store. >> he stood in the line of fire but somehow the bullet -- >> he was absolutely in the line of fire. >> thank you guys. more details later today. thank you very much.
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police news conference on 198th street and valentine avenue. the bedford park section of the bronx. after 1:00 a.m., michael, officers were called into a grocery store bodega on the corner where a suspect was fighting with several of the workers. cops attempted to remove him. he was able to grab one of the officer's guns out of the holster. he was shot and then they say that he then shot several times. bodega worker across the street who is dead. >> they had had a previous encounter in the course of the night. that assistant chief saying the suspect was identified as efron guzman ripped the gup from the officer, basically taking the officer's gun out of the holster. the chief was asked, is it hard to do? >> it is. but it happens. it may have happened there last night. there's video evidence to corroborate the story as well.
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check of weather and traffic. head over to chris cimino. good morning. >> good morning, guys. pretty quiet early on, on the mild side in the city. on the cooler side in the suburbs. it's 74 right now in elmhurst. one of the warmer numbers we find. sheepshead bay 72. generally 70 to 75. then 60s for the nearby suburbs and a few 50s in the distant suburbs. we start out with sunshine, becomes briez later on this afternoon. the clouds could lead to showers tomorrow. we'll talk more about that in a little bit. let's go to lauren scala and check on the commute. >> not too many problems for the commute. we have an unauthorized tractor-trailer westbound on the southern state parkway. that blocks a lane but it's not causing a delay. we got some service changes in on the subways. right now, downtown 2 and 4 trains are running express from atlantic avenue to franklin avenue. but otherwise, the rails look good.
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>> lauren, thanks very much. it's 5:32 now. happening now, police are trying to calm fears as they search for a killer in queens. it's been one week since 30-year-old karina vetrano was found dead in howard beach. her neighbors want answers. "today in new york's" katherine creag is there with the story. this community coming together. hundreds of people, kat, last night, and overflow crowds trying to hear. what's the latest in the investigation? >> reporter: absolutely, michael. those people we talked with, many of them, as you said,y to do their work here. people were gathered at a town hall, they talked about it. we want to show you this video of the huge gathering at a church. st. helen's nearby the church where the funeral for karina vetrano took place. people asked if this was a random crime. they asked questions to an nypd spokesman who was there wanting to know about dna evidence. an nypd deputy chief and elected
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30-year-old vetrano was found strangled and sexually assaulted after going for a jog. we've learned the nypd has received 30 crimestoppers tips, interviewed hundreds of people and scanned dozens of videos from nearby surveillance cameras. there was an aunts of the victim who was there who thanked the people gathered at the town hall. take a listen. >> on behalf of my sister, we thank the community and thank support. in their terrible grief, they have been so grateful for all the support they've received. >> reporter: and so many people we heard from, michael, said they won't res easy until the suspect is caught. 500 people inside the church. about 200 outside listening to speakers. then we've seen dozens of officers at the crime scene still working on this case. back to you. >> kat, thank you very much.
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hitting two innocent bystanders. police are trying to find person. the video shows the moments when people started ducking for cover yesterday. you see two people go down there. the subway station, 179th street and grand concourse in morris heights. a woman is seen crawling on the ground as strangers rush to her aid. but it wasn't until after the first ambulance arrived that they realized a man had also been shot also in leg. >> you can see the scene with the blood splattered and stuff it's very, very tragic. >> witnesses say that gunman fired at least four times from the street into the crowd. the victims, though, are expected to recover. new this morning, police releasing video of a violent cell phone robby. they beat a man unconscious when they tried to receive a cell phone they snatched from his hand. it's just after 1:00 a.m. yesterday. the 59-year-old victim was kicked while lying unconscious on the ground.
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okay. 5:35 right now. we want to check weather and traffic on this tuesday morning. start with chris cimino. hey, chris. >> good morning, guys. in pretty good shape trying to say. a clear sky out there. it's a little cooler to the north and west. down to 60 in mine hill. 58 califon and blairstown as well. belvidere in the upper 50s. then the low and mid-60s and the city is low to mid-70s in locations. humidity levels still comfortable today. that will change with time. nothing nearby in terms of cloud cover or rain to worry about. clouds tend to build in later on tonight. lots of sunshine by noontime. forecasting a high of 88 degrees. that will be a welcome breeze. let's look at the commute with lauren. >> thanks, chris. good morning. we have an accident for connecticut commuters. this is northbound on fairfield on the turnpike before exit 23. you can see it's a car versus a tractor-trailer and it does take
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there are minor delays northbound through this area. i'll continue to keep you posted if that gets worse. then the arcade try borrow bridge, there's a disabled vehicle that blocks a lane. you can see by the traffic flows, things are still moving okay. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect and more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. another brutal killing in massachusetts. a jogger visiting family in princeton, massachusetts, was sunday. 27-year-old vanessa marcotte was found on a frail. it was not ruled out it was a random act of violence. they're asking residents to stay vigilant. learning more information about the death of a 10-year-old boy at a water park in kansas. caleb schwab died from a neck injury while riding verruckt, the tallest water park in schlitterbahn. the raft went airborne during
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the end of a slide. two girls not related to him were injured on the ride. they suffered mine nar facial injuries. get ready for more cancellations and delays on delta. it's reeling still from the dputer problems we told you about yesterday on "today in new york." 740 flights canceled, thousands more delayed. delta is scrambling to rebook stranded passengers. the airlines offering them refunds and $200 travel vouchers. rio where u.s. swimmers added to team usa's medal count. >> ryan murphy won the gold in the 100-meter backstroke. on the women's side, katie meili won the bronze and lilly king tomb ohm the gold in the women's 100-meter breaststroke. she beat the russian swimmer who she criticized for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. >> i'm so happy.
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swim clean and -- another big win for team usa down in the sand. kerry wall jennings and april ross beat china in women's beach volleyball. in men's basketball, team usa started slow and went on to beat them at 113-69. carmelo anthony and company face australia tomorrow. serea williams back on of women's singles. they are the favorites to win the gold last night. men's team, though, finished a distant 5th after japan captured its gold medal. here's the medal count. u.s. still on top. 19 medals. 5 gold. china second with 13 medals overall. japan and russia tied with third. 10 medals each. check out nbcnewyork.com for the four to watch today. highlights include the u.s.
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anticipated gymnastics event of the year. you can read up and watch highlights and get details on the must-see matchups ahead. >> i watched the beach volleyball. it was a fantastic match. >> how difficult it is to do what they're doing. >> still to come, it was swift justice. the suspected arsonists who ended up running from the fire that he had allegedly set himself. >> the sneaky dolphin. they have high >> a felonious dolphin. weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back 56789:43. looking at the gowanus expressway. some traffic there. it's 73 degrees out. dope i of the 7 dwarves may have a new name. the character fell from the
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disney's hollywood studios. as the mishap happens, other cast members stay in character and continue their performance. oh, gosh. the person who shot this video tells us dopey eventually sat up and giggled. can't catch a break. >> that's way too easy. i'll leave dopey alone on that one. lots of by tonight, they start to climb with the clouds -- it gets muggier. right now in the city, 73 in the park. 72 jfk. we go out to valley stream at 68. most of long island in the 60s. few 50s in danbury. morristown 57. generally between 60 and 65
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jersey shore as well. as we look at the satellite radar, nothing to worry about today. that bubble of high pressure, it's moving east. the return flow will bring back more of the clouds and showers as you see bubbling up across virginia by tomorrow afternoon or here. dew point indication of how comfortable the air is. the dew point at 1:00 this afternoon should be about 55 in the city. that's below 60. that's nice and comfortable. watch what happens in the dew pointment close to 70 that's close to the -- 76 by 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. that becomes oppressive. once it gets into the 70s, it stays there. future tracker, just a few clouds bubbling up with sunshine at times. no rain to worry about. couple of sprinkles way to the wefs us. couple of light showers are possible. look for the clouds to thicken up. that will lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms.
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it's going to be hard to predict who gets what and when. get ready for the slow moving thunderstorms. >> the ten-day forecast. 86 tomorrow. 90 on thursday. 92 friday. low 90s again on saturday. possibility of showers and storms and continues into the start of next week. let's get over to lauren scala. how is the commute moving, lauren? >> it's moving along nicely. lo is always a good sign. we have a couple of problems. one of them an accident on the connecticut turnpike in fairfield. between exits 22 and 23. the left lane is blocked. there are delays headed into the area. you can see slow going delays headed southbound. not too bad there. a live look outside at the grand central parkway by laguardia airport. smooth sailing. disabled vehicle ahead in queens
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problem. on the cross bronx expressway, here's what it looks like. moving nicely here. we have roadwork eastbound by webster avenue. a slow ride there. but westbound doing fine. on the rails, any subway service changes we had, have cleared and all of the major commuter lines look good as well. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> 5:47. people complain about the overcrowding on the brooklyn bridge. that has the city thinking about a they're starting a seven-month pilot study to see if the city could widen the 133-year-old bridge path or build a new walking deck above vehicle traffic. the bridge is due for renovations. if they conclude changes are doable. officials say they plan to widen the walkway. pizza worker is in the hospital after confronting a suspected thief. the worker from mama's pizza
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a bottle of water without paying. during a struggle, the man pulled out a knife, slashed the worker in the back. the suspect got away. the victim in serious condition. happening today, in connecticut a daycare owner heading to court after an infant dies in her care. maldonado is facing manslaughter charges in the death of bella redondo. the 2 month old was rushed to the hospital. an autopsy ruled her death a to her head. >> we've had her in for an interview and statements. she denies harming the baby. medically and other evidence we've gathered, it's impossible to have that significant injury and not notice it and not act on it. >> state officials suspended maldonado's license following the baby's death. >> two parents who lost their sons in the benghazi attack are suing hillary clinton for damages. one of them patricia smith.
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before the republican national convention. she and the father of tyrone woods blame clinton's use of private e-mails for the deadly attack in the benghazi compound. they argue that foreign powers could have accessed vital information through that e-mail server. isis and taliban are claiming responsibility for the suicide bombing at a hospital in pakistan. 70 people were killed, 100 more wounded in yesterday's assault. most of the victims were lawyers who went to mourn the death of a colleague. some shops and schools near attack in ket a are closed to protest the bombing. vigils and marches today will honor the life of a teen killed by police in ferguson, missouri. it was two years ago today that michael brown was shot and killed by officer wilson. brown was unarmed at the time of shooting and it sparked months of protests and inspired the black lives matter movement. there's a vigil at the site
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homes. nearly 50 homes have been evacuated. more than 5,000 are under evacuation advisories. so-called pilot fire started sunday night in san bernardino national forest. more than 4500 acres have burned: the fire is just 5% contained. a suspected arsonist set himself on fire while attempt to go burn down a building in kentucky. this video is grachk. in the video, he tosses a molotov in madisonville. they ignite his shorts and shoe. he starts to run around to ge the flames out, then kicks a smolder shoe off. before driving off, he poured more accelerant on the fire by the building. 5:50 right now. a new warning tore drivers. the one thing new york officials say everyone needs to stop doing while behind the wheel. don't forget. follow us on facebook, twitter
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live look. beautiful view of the whitestone bridge courtesy of chopper 4. it was a rare rescue.
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rescuers wrestled a bottlenose dolphin who got himself stuck in low tide. a team of rescuers used a kayak and captured the dolphin. they drove the dolphin about a mile down the road to delaware bay and they say the dolphin appeared to be healthy and unharmed. now a naughty dolphin. stole the show at seaworld in orlando. wasn't all he stole. the animal reached out and yanked an ipad from a pictures. even worse, the group of dolphins started splashing her when she snatched her ipad back. >> i love that. >> bad boy. >> wants to play pokemon go. >> playing dolphin go. >> that guy said no pictures. >> who takes pictures with an ipad. come on, now. i'm taking that. picture perfect day in terms of summertime weather. sunshine, warm temperatures.
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upper 80s should do it. low temperature of 73. starts to get muggy overnight. boy, once it sets up shop, the mugginess is going to be here through the weekend. >> that's the best we can do. >> is that so wrong? all i want is to be loved. >> he watches us, you know. >> good morning. >> say that with love. >> we have delays out there on the southern state parkway as you can see. westbound by wellwood avenue. that blocks a lane. it's congested as they get that off the roadway. delays are building inbound by the prospect expressway. no reports of any accidents or disabled vehicles. just the traffic pattern out there. obviously, no beer on the road yesterday. the commute we're doing okay. >> spilled beer, we want to point out. >> we cleaned it up with our straws. the newest warning from motor vehicle officials don't be doing this.
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driving. new york ranks 8th when it comes to the number of drivers recording themselves behind the wheel. so dangerous. this is according to an insurance industry survey of social media posts. people are putting on posts. seeing more crashes caused by selfie activity. >> parents in one westchester community are fighting plans to build a hotel over fears of toxic waste. it's been buried for decades in the quarry. residents protested outside of a village hall yesterday. ey a new marriott to be voted down. they say initial tests at the site are scary. state environmental officials pledge to survey the site and protect everyone from toxic chemicals they may find. >> up next at 6:00, an update on the breaking news in the bronx. one man killed another person wounded when a suspect manages to grab a gun away from an nypd officer. we're live on the scene. >> if you're heading out the door, take us with you. keep watching.
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breaking news, a scuffle over police officer's gun ends with a deli worker dead and another man injured. new this morning, hillary clinton is seeing her biggest lead yet over her rival donald trump. this in an exclusive new poll. >> plus, team usa continues to make a big splash in good morning everybody. tuesday morning. it's august 9th. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm michael gargiulo. storm team 4's chris cimino here with a look at tuesday. see what's happening. hey, chris. >> good morning. it's still comfortable out there. in low and mid-60s across long island this morning. 65 at sayville. city down to 71. that's the low for the morning in town. you can see a few 50s and 60s. still comfortable today.
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we have clear sky dominating the area. we will pop a few fair weather clouds. no rain to worry about. noon at 84. forecasting a high today of 88 degrees. little after 6:00 a.m. let's find out the latest from the commute from lauren. >> lots of green behind me. we have a trouble spot on the connecticut turnpike. northbound after exit 22 in fairfield. car versus a truck here. you can see it takes out the left lane. no delays northbound. but the southbod delays are building in this area. keep that in mind in fairfield. then a live look at the alexander hamilton bridge. guess what time it is? delay time from the cross bronx expressway construction. this is out there every day. delays not too bad. eastbound by webster avenue, two lanes remain closed. we'll have more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. 6:00 right now. now to the breaking news in the bronx. a chaotic incident involving a
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in 198th street is blocked off. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is there with more. tracie? >> reporter: darlene, in a briefing a short time ago, an assistant police chief called the two officers involved from the precinct lucky. one of them had a gun taken from his holster by that 30-year-old suspect. the other was shielding a man who ultimately died from gunshot wounds. want to show you video of the scene from all of this happening around 1:00 this morning. been identified by police as efron guzman. he was in one bodega here on valentine avenue. it's unclear what the dispute was in that bodega. that 49-year-old deli worker followed him inside. alerted the people that he had caused a ruckus before. that's when guzman went wild according to authorities.
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precinct came inside and tried to do the same. they say guzman grabbed the gun right out of the holster from one of the police officers. >> looking at video, mr. guzman made a very fast move and basically ripped the gun out of the officer's holster. it's not an easy thing to do. if a holster is -- if gun is in the holster, it has to be -- the holster has to be unclasped and in the holster and pull it out. >> another police officer was able to return fire striking guzman twice in the torso. he's currently being treated at st. barnabas hospital. the bullets from guzman struck that 49-year-old deli clerk who was trying to do the right thing. alerting the people inside of the deli that guzman caused an issue before. that 49 year oiled man was pronounced dead at st. barnabas
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released. >> thank you very much, tracie. >> police looking for a gunman who shot two innocent bystanders. dramatic video here of people running and taking cover near the subway station in morris heights. a woman who was shot in the leg can be seen crawling on the ground. a second person was also shot. fortunately, they're expected to recover. today, marks one week since a jogger was murdered and sexually assaulted in beach. the 30-year-old jogger was killed while running in spring creek park last week. they received 30 crimestoppers tips and sifting through evidence collected at the scene. >> we all have a right to be concerned until they catch the person. >> katherine creag will have more on the investigation ahead in a live report at 6:30. right now, it's 6:04. it's time for weather and
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let's check in with chris. not a gold medal day, maybe a silver medal. low humidity. close 80s. 74 right now in elmhurst. 71 city island. the city, the five boroughs in the 70s. outside of town, mainly 60s. newburgh is low 60s. a few 50s in a couple of locations well to the north and west. a comfortable start to the day. pointing today. we'll talk more about that in on the 4s. the latest as you head out the door, here's the commute from lauren. >> i know you're not feeling well. but i like your voice this morning. on the buses, we have a few detours, ten of them in the city. the ones listed here. the bx 34, m 14a and s 54. we had another one on detour
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out. no delays or service changes. but you need to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. 6:05 now. team usa is getting ready for day number 4 in rio. there are several big events, including the women's gymnastics team competition. >> also today, michael phelps and katie ledecky will be hoping to add to the personal collections of gold. jay gray joins us live from olympic park i jay, good morning. what's happening. >> reporter: good morning to you. it's got to be a good day if katie ledecky and michael phelps are in the pool for team usa. really this team couldn't be doing much better. they lead in the overall medal count and look to go add lots more today. >> team usa continues to make a splash in rio. lilly king swimming for gold in the 100-meter breaststroke. >> so excited.
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back gold for our country. >> the americans grabbed more gold in the men's 100 backstroke. ryan murphy charging from fourth to first in the final. >> david boudia and johnson finished for silver. the best showing ever for a u.s. team. kerri walsh jennings and april ross had little trouble putting away china on beach. >> this is match number 2. we have 5 mr to win gold medal. >> michael phelps and ledecky have a chance at gold in the olympic pool tonight. >> also a big deal tonight, team usa with high hopes in gymnastics. they basically trounced the competition in qualifying beating second place china by unheard of ten points. >> we wanted to talk about things outside the olympics.
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year. flipflops. i'm told this is a cool brand. they've made a rio flipflop. this is what i got for you, darlene. i'll send it your way. halfian a flipflops. a game that's basically badminton without the racket or the net. you hit it back and forth. i'm terrible at it. >> you're really good at that, jay. >> listen, i'm wearing those kind of flipflops right now. i will be expecting those. thank you. thank you, jay. work on that other game, though. that's fascinating. 6:07. let's take a look at the current medal count. the united states leads with 19 medals overall including 5 gold. china has 13, japan and russia tied for third with 10 medals each. check out nbcnewyork.com for the four to watch today.
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can read up on the athletes. you can watch the games and get details on the must-see ahead. brand new poll shows hillary clinton widening her lead. she's ahead 51 to 41%. that's according to the nbc news survey monkey weekly edition tracking poll. last week clinton had an eight-point edge. trump is publicly losing the suppor republican. senator susan collins of maine expresses concerns about him in today's "washington post." yesterday, 50 former national security officials, all republicans, said trump would make the world more dangerous. he now blames them for the world being a, quote, mess. he pledged to lower taxes for the middle class. this will lead to millions of new and really good paying jobs. >> i am not going to raise taxes
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on the wealth i have. >> clinton calls trump's plan a version of trickle down economics. meanwhile, they say clinton's leaked correspondence led to the death of a scientist helping the united states. the parents who lost their sons in the benghazi attack. one is patricia smith. you may remember her speech at blasting hillary clinton. smith and the father of tyrone woods blame the clinton's use of private e-mail servers for the deadly attack on the benghazi compound. they argue that foreign powers could have accessed the information through that's servers. students at rutgers university are learning a painful lesson about parking and economic. >> they handed out parking tickets last year. that is five tickets for every
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the transportation chief says students are not registering for parking permits and the layout of the five campuses is not the best tore finding legal parking. that's a lot of parking tickets distributed, though. >> 6:10 now. the headache not over yet for delta airlines. what they need to do to make it up to you. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up.
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it's 6:13. we're following breaking news in the bronx. police responding to an unruly man inside a store say that suspect grabbed an officer's gun during a scuffle and shot and killed an innocent bystander. another officer shot the suspect. he's now in the hospital. voters head to the polls today in connecticut to cast ballots in a few primary races. no statewide primary this year. but there are about a dozen
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contests. also a special election in yonkers and in mt. vernon today in westchester county. the health department will be spraying pesticides in brooklyn and queens tonight to help control the mosquito population. they'll be work not guilty canarsie, east new york and other -- steinway and woodside in queens starting at 10:00 tonight. the women's gymnastics finals takes place today. team usa a heavy favorite to win. michael phelps, katie jumping back into the pool today. the women's soccer team will take on colombia. 6:14. down to 58 in toms river. towards the coast. we're 71? central park. 58 danbury.
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the 70s. by 11:00 a.m. in the low 80s. should be in the upper 80s this afternoon. satellite and radar, nothing going on. the change from the south and west. more cloud cover and more humidity an the chance for showers and storms tomorrow. 88 the expected high clouds over tonight but it's dry. low temperature 73. tomorrow, more clouds. could get stormy tomorrow afternoon in parts of the area. that's going to be the pattern over the next several days. we're not talking about a cold front with a line of storms. just air mass thunderstorms. they're going to be around wednesday, thursday, friday and saturday and sunday as well. hopefully we'll get on a roll with the diamondbacks today.
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hiesz for thursday and friday. 93 on saturday. boy, steam bath and then upper 80s by sunday. all five days really, wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday, sunday, the chance for scattered storms. a left overone on tuesday. a little cooler and drying out by wednesday, thursday of next week. let's go to lauren scala and see how the commute is rolling along. >> not too many problems. it's fantastic news for the commute. we have slowdowns in areas. let's head to connecticut in the fairfield area. you can see that's in the left lane involving a truck and a car. things doing okay. delays northbound are not so bad. it's really the southbound delays from curiosity or rubber necking causing the issues. this is what it looks like southbound. delays to bridgeport. leave yourself extra time in connecticut. we'll look at the inbound side of the lincoln tunnel.
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that could get worse. we'll show you why. a live look at the alexander hamilton. it's just after the span on the inbound side. still construction on the cross bronx expressway eastbound by webster avenue. a slow ride through here. not causing too much damage at the tolls yet. alternate side of the street park approximating rules in effect. nor weather and traffic is head on the 4s. >> thanks, lauren. the kansas water park where a young boy was killed will remain closed for 10-year-old caleb schwab suffered a fatal injury sunday at the schlitterbahn water park in kansas city. his body was found in a pool at the end of the verruckt. it's the world's tallest water slide. witnesses say his raft went airborne at one point during the ride. there were two young girls with him on that ride. they suffered minor facial injuries.
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themselves for more frustration. kerry barrett is in the newsroom with what you need to know. >> good morning, darlene. delta, of course, operating in recovery mode right now. in fact, we just learned that the company has canceled an additional 250 flights this morning as it works to get things reset. in the meantime, a lot of customers are still stranded or looking to re schedule from yesterday. that happened at 2:30 yesterday morning and lasted six hours. yesterday, 700 flights were canceled and about 2600 others were delayed. worldwide are now trying to get rebooked on other flights and the challenge today, especially with this new round of cancellations will be to find them seats. delta is offering refunds and travel vouchers to those who were affected. as for what caused the problem, the company is still investigating. they say when the outage happened, for some reason, they're not sure, some key equipment didn't switch to the backup. it doesn't look like it was the result of hacking. that's a bit of good news there.
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around the clock to restore our system capabilities. as i'm sure you can appreciate, it's an all hands-on deck effort. >> there are a couple of caveats. if you are trying to rebook, if you rebook for august 12th, they won't have any change fees. if you rebook for travel after august 12th, you may be required to pay difference in airfare. you can find the details on their website, delta.com. kerry barrett, thank you. 6:19 now. up next, we' unfortunately to "saturday night live" next season. >> then later, is the brooklyn bridge due for a makeover? we'll tell you about the major changes city officials are looking into. >> follow us on facebook and twitter. darlene4ny, michaelg4ny.
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welcome back. braking news on the upper east side. assault not far from central park. kai simonsen over the scene now in chopper 4. kai snoo. >> darlene, good morning to you. michael as well. got news of this a little while ago. first on the scene over 9 east 89th street a half a block from central park and the screen. in the center, there's an ambulance out here. this is the scene of an assault. cops telling us at this point. no official word on injuries. there is an ambulance on the scene and it looks as there may be cops interviewing a possible victim or somebody else. a witness or so. of course, we'll continue to keep you up to date. no word on the conditions of the victim. live in chopper 4. kai simonsen, darlene and michael, over to you. >> two "saturday night live"
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jay pharoah and taran killam are leaving snl. they've both been with the show for several years. he was donald trump. brad pitt as well and jay pharoah did ben carson, president obama, kanye west. i thought they were two of the most talented performers. really going to miss them as well. >> i'm sure they'll do other fantastic things. they go on to other glory after >> as brad pitt, though. >> of course. i'll use very few words. i only have a few left. sunny, nice. 88 the expected high temperature for today. humidity is low. it's one more good summer day. tonight, clouds roll in. 73 in the city. no rain tonight. but you'll notice it's muggier. it's very uncomfortable tomorrow through the weekend.
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fabulous. movies. great job. let's check in with lauren. >> the commute is nowhere as near as bad as yesterday. we have an accident reported on 95 southbound after exit 8a. you can see a slow ride through here. you might want to head to the hutch instead. in better news, a live look at the gowanus expressway where yesterday this looked nothing like this. this is a big old mess today. smooth sailing all the way up to your lower east river in for a nice ride here. connecticut commuters, there's an accident on the connecticut turnpike. the details coming up shortly. the delays too. >> that too. for sure. thanks, lauren. it's 6:25. coming up next, an update on the breaking news we're following in the bronx. >> reporter: i'm tracie strahan live in the bedford park section of the bronx where a suspect is in custody after grabbing a police officer's gun and opening fire. details on this fatal shooting
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breaking news. one man killed, another injured when the suspect manages to grab a gun away from an nypd officer. new this morning, a brutal attack all over a cell phone and the entire encounter caught on camera. breaking records in rio as team usa brings home more gold. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. 6:30 a.m. on this tuesday. august 9th. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm darlene rodriguez. storm team here with the forecast. >> good morning, guys. >> oh, no. >> it's always the first syllable. bear with me. bright sunshine headed our way for today. temperatures starting out generally around 60 in fairfield county. 59 stamford. same thing in fairfield. 67 in greenwich. then you get into the city, in the low 70s. 50s, 60s most of -- comfortable start to the day. a day that will feature a lot of sunshine. no cloud cover nearby on the satellite and radar.
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morning in the city. like i said, 60s in the suburbs. middle 80s by noon and upper 80s by the end of the day. over to lauren scala. heading over. what's the commute like? >> not bad. we can see things getting colorful. connecticut commuters, the connecticut turnpike is really jammed up this morning in fairfield. the accident is northbound after exit 22. the fairfield service area. that's in the left lane. but look at the southbound delays. they go back several miles well just because of rubber necking. leave yourself extra time to get around this. delays on uptown 5 trains. that's the only issue on the rails right now. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. we want breaking news in the bronx. a scuffle over a police officer's gun ends with a deli worker dead and another man injured. right now, the bedford park area around valentine avenue and east 198th street is blocked off.
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tracie, where do we stand right now? >> reporter: michael, there are police officers on every corner surrounding the crime scene where the shots rang out after 1:00 this morning. that 30-year-old suspect now in custody at a local hospital was able to grab the gun out of the holster of an officer from the 52nd precinct. what's perhaps most alarming is in a briefing a short time ago, police said it's actually something that was easy to do. we're going to now of the scene at valentine and 198th street detectives trying to case the area for evidence that could lead to clues in this. this was an incident caught on tape. it started when 30-year-old he have efron guzman was inside of a deli. the man inside asked him to leave. guzman did that but he went across the street to another bodega.
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followed him, tried to alert everyone inside that he had caused problems before. that's when he became erratic. even the customers struggled to try to contain him. two officers from the 52nd precinct came inside and tried to do the same thing. that's when guzman grabbed a gun from one of their holsters and opened fire. we spoke a short time ago to an assistant chief about how lucky those officers were. >> the actually, one of the officers looked like he was trying to protect the civilian who was ultimately killed. he was shielding and trying to push him away as mr. guzman was firing shots in the store. >> he stood in the line of fire but somehow -- >> he was absolutely in the line of fire. >> reporter: still, that 49-year-old man from the opposite bodega was struck and killed. he was pronounced dead at st. barnabas hospital. that's where guzman is as well.
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return fire striking him twice in the torso. again, he's now in police custody. but this is something that police are currently reviewing because this entire incident was caught on tape. back to you. >> tracie, thank you very much. breaking news on the upper east side. an assault not far from central park. kai simonsen is over the scene in chopper 4. >> good morning to both of you. this happened at 6:00 this morning. these are live pictures from chopper 4. first on east -- the scene of an assault as you said. no official word on injuries. but there was an ambulance at the scene. we did see a little bit earlier when we first came up on the scene cops appearing to interview a victim. one person was taken to the hospital. just getting this in right now with minor injuries. we have some information available on injuries. on the top end of your screen, central park a half a block away
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live in chopper 4, darlene and michael, over to you. >> thanks so much, kai. the search is on for the suspects in a vicious cell phone robbery in the bronx. surveillance video shows the attack just after 1:00 a.m. yesterday. police say three thieves knocked and beat a 59-year-old man until he was uncounsel shs after he tried to retrieve his cell phone they snashd from his hand. if you recognize the suspects, please call police. people complain about bridge and has the city thinking about a facelift. transportation officials starting a pilot study to see if the city could widen the 133-year-old bridge path. another option would be to build a brand new walking deck above the vehicle traffic. the bridge is due for renovations. coming up in 2019. if the study concludes changes are doable, officials say they planned to widen the walkway and they were talking about what happens on the weekends.
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it's like times square over the east river. >> it really is. it's shoulder to shoulder. >> everyone wants to do it. maybe they need to make it bigger. >> 6:35 right now. we're going to check weather and traffic with vito core leone i. >> nice to see you, godfather. >> have another cannoli on me. an espresso, make it a double. low 70s elmhurst. the city at 71 right now. suburbs, north and west, upper enjoying a sunny start to the day. a fair amount of sunshine throughout the day. plenty of sun, 84. should reach 88 at 3:00 in the afternoon. still in the 80s at 5:00. breezy towards day's end. showers and storms in the ten-day, we'll talk about that. >> an update on the accident on 95 south in the bronx. it's just after pelham parkway. two lanes are blocked. delays past the hutch now. head to the hutch instead.
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by fair lawn avenue. two lanes are closed here. delays are building quickly as well. we'll take a live look at the george washington bridge where you have about a 25-minute ride between the turnpike and the tolls this morning. that construction finally cleared out on the cross bronx expressway. this shouldn't get too much worse. it's about 20 minutes to the lower. and then alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. we'll have the next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> thanks, lauren. today, marks one week since a jogger was murdean assaulted in howard beach. police are working to calm fears as they search for her killer. katherine creag is in howard beach with the latest. kat? >> reporter: something we want to show you, darlene. now that we have daylight, there are photos here. the nypd, you can see the pictures hanging there on the rv. they've used a drone to get the landscape of this area where the murder took place.
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they talked about the people's safety in the area. they had a talk at st. helen's church. the same place where the funeral took place for karina vetrano. they wanted to know about dna evidence and there was an nypd official there as well as elected officials who talked with the people gathered there. one week ago tonight, he was found strangled and sexually assaulted near her hoechl after the nypd has interviewed hundreds of people and scanned dozens of videos from nearby surveillance cameras and people want the killer caught. >> on behalf of my sister and brother-in-law, we thank the community and the police force for their support. in their terrible grief, they have been so grateful for all the support they've received.
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the murder that took place here. police officers are here at the scene. we should see even more police officers, darlene, in just a little while. dozens of them we saw yesterday. just to give you an idea how many were at the church last night. 500 people inside. 200 people outside listening to speakers wanting to know more about what happened here. >> katherine creag in howard beach, thank you. 6:38 now. police are investigating a murder mystery in jogger from new york city who was visiting family, was found dead, naked and burned on sunday. vanessa marcotte was found on a trail. this could be a random act of violence. but they're asking residents to stay vigilant. happening today, a connecticut daycare owner is heading to court following the death of a baby girl. maldonado faces manslaughter charges.
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an autopsy revealed the infant died from blunt force trauma to her head. >> we've had her in for interview and statements. she denies harming the baby. however, medically and other evidence we've gathered, it's impossible to have that significant of an injury and not notice it or act on it. >> state officials suspended maldonado's license following the baby's death. a homeowner plans to resurrect going up just days after somebody burned it down. woke up to his giant sign in flames around 1:00 a.m. snun castle ton corners. he told us that he was planning to build a new and bigger sign and he's plan on doing it today. it's not clear what started afire. investigators say it is suspicious. 6:39 now. to the olympic games in rio. the u.s. is racking up more medals in the pool.
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breaststroke. but lilly king took home the gold. she beat the russian swimmer who she criticized for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. i'm so happy right now. i still can't put it into words. i'm so glad to represent usa. swim clean and -- >> on the men's side, ryan murphy won gold in the is 00-meter backstroke and plumber won bronze. david bow dee. the women's gymnastics will compete in the finals. last night the men's team disappointsing, they finished a distant 5th after japan captured the gold. let's look at the current medal count. the united states leads with 19 medals overall, including 5 gold. china has 13 medals.
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third with 10 medals each. don't forget. the "today" show is live in rio. coming up, interviews with men's of team usa including simone biles and katie ledecky. that's all at 7:00 a.m. really, swimming and gymnastics, good sports for us. doing well. not me and you. >> the actual athletes who trained for the competition. >> right. 6:41 right now. it's monday morning. lots more coming up. up next, officers to the rescue when a mom-to-be shows up at a local station house. find out why a piece of land in westchester has people gearing up for a fight. weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back. 6:45. tuesday morning. getting deeper into the morning. if you're heading out the door, expect another fabulous day ahead. temperatures well up into the 80s with low levels of humidity though. it's fairly comfortable. humidity creeps up a bit tonight. steamy tomorrow. with scattered showers and thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon. once that pattern sets up shop around here, it's going to stick around through the upcoming weekend. several days of steamy weather coming our way. get ready for 73 in chelsea this morning. north and west of town, we're seeing temperatures a little cooler. meantime, back into the up ir 80s this afternoon. a few fair weather clouds mix in. clouding over tonight. again, no rain to worry about. that stays to the west of us overnight. low temperatures about 73 in the city. a few 60s in the suburbs. muggier overnight. tomorrow a muggy day. high of 86. lot of cloud cover. sticky with showers and
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repeat for the next several days. 80 to 85 from sea bright to ocean city. closer to 80 along the south facing shorelines. only about 79. water temps, 72 to 80. rip current risk is low to moderate. uv index high at a 9. only takes 10, 15 minutes. protect yourself. no advisories posted and no lightning to worry about. that will change by tomorrow, change by thursday and friday. once we lock into this 90 thursday, 92 friday. 93 expected on saturday. all with high humidity. 89 on sunday. again, showers and thunderstorms at and around the slow movers, too. right through the next five days. monday could be stormy. left overshower on tuesday. i see issues with the 5 train perhaps? >> thae yes. that's the only issue
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we have a couple of problems on the roads. one of them just cleared. there was an accident northbound by the fairfield rest area. as i said, it cleared. but southbound delays, the residual delays back to 29. it should get better. if you're headed out the door, you want to know about that. heading over to the bronx, 95 southbound, an accident after pelham parkway blocks two lanes. all lanes subject to closure. delays past the hutch. head to the hutch and you'll be able to avoid this. headed over to new 208 southbound. two lanes remain closed with a wreck out there. heading over to the western spur of the turnpike. this came in. an accident reported northbound after route 3. you can see it's definitely a slow ride through here. finally over on route 1 in the north brunswick area, before 130, there's an accident causing heavy delays. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. lauren, thank you. in westchester, some people worry that plans to build a new
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dump. it's in the marbledale road quarry. residents protested yesterday. thet want the plan to build a new marriott to be voted down. they say initial tests are scary. traces of mercury, lead and pesticides have been detected. >> don't want to be the next flint, we don't want to be the next crusade of erin brock viv. >> it's invisible. we don't know what it is. more uncertainty. last night's town board calm fears and an official said steps will be taken to protect those from toxins found. it was pokemon go. now they're saying stop taking selfies when driving. this is according to an insurance industry survey. they analyzed 70,000 instagram post that is were made with the driving hash tags.
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brooklyn on sunday. the two swung into action when a woman in labor showed up at the 62nd precinct station house. the mother started to push while lieu net a delivered the baby and officer brady was ready to care for the newborn. both mother and baby are doing well. officers are trained to do that. >> i think more than they want to. >> right? >> good work. >> that's right. >> it's 6:49 coming up next, see what cameras captured when a dolphin acted out. >> felonious the dolphin. don't forget to follow us on facebook and twitter. darlene4ny. michaelg4ny. you're watching "today in new
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oh, my god. >> the animal reached out of the pool and yanked the table. yanked the tablet i should say. he would have taken the table. yanked the tablet. didn't stop there. the group of dolphins started splashing woman when she took it back. his whole squad started splashing her. >> then they did instagram the dolphins. "today" show is coming up in a few minutes. we want to go to rio and check in with looks like a beautiful day there, guys. >> it's been a string of beautiful days, michael. darlene, good to see you. coming up in rio, team usa adding to the medal haul. we'll talk to the latest medal winners when they join us live on copacabana beach. >> we're set for the team final in gymnastics. we'll talk to simone biles and
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>> all that plus team "today" visits the christ the redeemer statue and experience something of a minor miracle in the process. i think we would like to emphasize the word minor there. when we see you here on a tuesday morning from rio. guys, savannah is back in new york. and i think i'd be remiss if i didn't say, it is miss kotb's birthday. >> happy birthday, beautiful lady. fun place to celebrate. >> not a bad way to spend a birthday. >> congratulations gold medals all around. >> drinks on matt. >> for everyone on the beach. >> oh, thanks. lauren is going to update the roles roads and the rails. >> you're watching "today in new
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breaking news in the bronx. a suspect manage toss grab a gun away from an nypd officer. >> tracie strahan is in tracie? >> reporter: the 49-year-old man killed was a store clerk who was trying to do the right thing according to police. but that's when a 30-year-old suspect grabbed the gun out of the holster of a police officer and opened fire. all of this happening at 198th and valentine just after 1:00 this morning. there was a heavy police presence. that store clerk followed 30-year-old efron guzman into a bodega to warn the people in the store that he had caused
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of problems there. guzman was able to grab a gun and open fire. back to you. tracie, thank you very much. also following breaking news on the upper east side. an attempted robbery not far from central park. a male victim was attacked near 89th street. take ep to the hospital with minor injuries. no word who police are looking for. >> lauren, one more check of traffic. not too many problem thankfully. we have heavy delays for those headed out the door in new jersey. route 208 southbound, there's an accidents by fair lawn avenue. in addition to that, we have one on the western spur of the turnpike northbound by route 3. if you head to the eastern spur, that's a nicer ride. 95 southbound, still subject to closure out by pelham parkway. delays continue to build there. head over to the hutch. a quick look outside. the holland tunnel. right now it's about a 20-minute
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same from 1 and 9. the lincoln tunnel, 30 minutes inbound and 30 minutes inbound at the george washington bridge. so cross bronx construction cleared on time today. that's great news. no beer on the gowanus. not the most -- >> talking about the beer on the gowanus. >> chris, final look at what this tuesday will bring. >> let's try it one last time. 88. the expected high. 73 increasing clouds tonight. no rain today or tonight. once the muggy weather sets up shop, it's here, wednesday, thursday, friday and saturday and sunday. 90 thursday, 92 on friday. 93 by saturday. it's not going to feel good. trust me. there will be showers and thunderstorms. some locally heavy in spots. low movers. could last into early next week. tuesday, wednesday, lower 80s. a little drier. more of this forecast and the sound of nails on a chalkboard go to our website. >> you did it.
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>> local news updates every 30 minutes. the "today" show is coming up next. that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. fantastic finishes. american king outduels her russian rival in the 100 breaststroke. ryan murphy striking gold in the 100 meter backstroke. divers david boudia and steele johnson with the best u.s. finish ever in synchronized 10 meter platform. silver. but the men's gymnastics team missing the podium as the u.s. women and simone biles prepare

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