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police investigating a shooting that september three people to the hospital, two may be young students. plus three firefighters nearly lose their lives battling a raging fire. and local to the garden state. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. it's wednesday, august 10. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. rafael is in for chris. it felt muggy this morning. >> we're feeling it this morning. we knew it was coming. le mugginess is back and sticky. and also raining. you can see we're tracking some showers out there this morning. now moving in to suffolk county, light stuff in westchester
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county. dry in the city now, but it's warm and humid. temperatures in about the mid-70s. 75 central park. advise visibility is good, but tracking the showers and storms. temperatures don't look all that bad, but 85 will feel closer to 95 today because it will be so muggy. we have a heat advisory in effect and we'll take a look at that if you're headed out the door right now, we have delays on uptown 5 trains. had these yesterday, too 37 but this is because of signal problems. and fast track on the l, this will wrap up around 5:00 a.m. you can take the free shuttle buses instead. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. 4:31. new this morning, police are investigating the shooting about
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we're hearing two of those victims may be young students. tracie strahan is near the scene. >> reporter: this happened just before midnight, but as you see over my shoulder, this is still a very active scene and we're hearing the youngest victim is just 12. we've seen detectives and vels jersey city police officers going in and out of the holy ghost tabernacle ministries. we're hearing three were shot here, a man shot victims were 16 and 12 years old, both recovering now from wounds to their head. it's unclear how this gunfire broke out, whether or not it did it on the street or inside of the church, but again as we bring you back live, we're hearing three people shot here, hudson county prosecutor's office is in charge of the investigation. >> thank you very much. three firefighters are recovering from a fast moving
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this is in the lake field section of the bronx. katherine creag has the latest. when you see that video and you see how serious a situation this was. >> reporter: and the fire has taken a toll certainly on the fdny. there are three firefighters critically hurt, they are here at jacobi medical. we saw the fire, flame, smoke shooting from the houses. five severely damaged. they're on east 235th street. one of the injured firefighters we saw him being rushed to an ambulance and we've learned the fire was caused by children playing with a hot stove. the three firefighters, joseph brady suffered a heart attack, oon sean o'rourke was hurt and
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diagnoseded with heat stroke. he had cut a hole in the roof to keep the fire from spreading and collapsed outside. >> doctors had to bring the body temperature down. the man's temperature was extremely high. >> reporter: again those three firefighters continue to recover here at jacobi. there was a fourth who suffered burns and he was treated and released, but one fire chief said it was a tough day for the fdny. back to >> and you just see how quickly things get serious. >> we wish them the best for sure. let's take time to check weather and traffic on the 4s. >> good morning. we have a rough day ahead. high humidity and the heat and storms all back in the forecast on this wednesday. the ac is definitely on full blast in northwest engineer. 74 in madison.
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today. near 80 starting out. and a heat advisory in effect today and it's in effect until tomorrow for the five boroughs. all these counties shaded in the orange color, it will feel like mid 90s today and it will feel like upper 90s tomorrow. and then it gets even hotter than that as we head toward the weekend. so today we're easing into the heat and humidity. items muggy and murky at time. temperatures in the mid-80s, but again feels like mid-90s with that high humidity. we'll take a look at your 10 day forecast coming up. we have an accident on the roads already. in new jersey, on the ramp coming off the turnpike inner roadway there to the new york bay extension, that blocks the right lane. it involves an overturned vehicle.
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expressway eastbound at rose dale, westbound at webster. and alternate side of the street parking rules are effect today. happening on staten island, police are searching for five possibly suspects in a series of muggings at a popular park, clove lakes park. police have stepped up paroles. the most recent attack was mop ni investigators say a mother walking around the lake was robbed by two suspects possibility at knife point. and two teens were punched and bloodied. >> we live two blocks away from here, to hear it happen with a mom two kids why a stroller, it could have been me.
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>> police are trying to determine if the incidents are related. authorities don't believe there is a connection between murders of would joggers. mourners held a vigil for vanessa marcott, killed near her mother's home in princeton, new jersey sunday after she went out for a run. it's not clear if the attack was random or targeted. and the nypd is doubling the reward for information inhe mower of katrina vatrano. her body was found last fuss hours after she went for a run mere her home. an autopsy showed that she died from strangulation. in the bronx, a man will face charges for shooting and killing a deli worker with a police officer's gun. video shows nypd officers struggling with ephram.
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revolver and fired it. minutes earlier he had thrown guzman out of his store across the street. he went out to warn others about what happened and that's when he was shot. in the race for president, donald trump says he did not intend to incite any violence, but he warned of possibility of hillary clinton picking judges is spark controversy. >> if she gets to pick her es folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> trump's speech yesterday in north carolina true democratic party outrage, they call it a thinly veiled threat against clinton. later on trump insists that he just wanted on mobilize voters. >> obviously you're saying that there is a strong political movement within the second amendment. >> nobody in that room thought anything other than what you just said. >> at another rally later in the
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>> hillary clinton's campaign says what trump is saying is dangerous. a person seeking to be the president of the united states should not suggest violence in any way. today hillary clinton will be in des moines, iowa. we're told she'll unveil her economic plan. her campaign says it's sbepded to work for everyone, for the just those at the top. our new poll shows clinton leading trump in ohio. and also ohio today is another busy day for team usa in the pool. katie ledecky tries for more gold after winning the 200 meter free style. >> and nathan adrian has shot at his second after he was winning from the men's 4x100 free style. michael phelps takes part in some qualifying events. but last night he took home two more gold medals.
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butterfly, he won the gold by just 0 .004 of a second. he now has 25 total medals, 21 gold and still three more events for him to go in rio. >> he's not human. 4:40. new jersey gymnast laurie hernandez is bringing home the gold. simone biles pulled off one of the toughest vaults. and aly raisman put on a show, as well. they nicknamed themselves the feel five. >> oh, my gosh. i'm just overwhelmed with emotions. i thought we were going to cry
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excited. >> they explained to bob costas the meaning behind the name final five, because they are the last team under their coach who is retiring. and then the next olympics, the teams will only have four members. so makes sense. huge upset on the tennis court. serena williams is now out of the olympics. she was knocked out by player from ukraine. she had five double faults in the second set. it appeared she had a shoulder injury, as well. no word yet on what that will mean for the u.s. tournament played later on this month. united states in the lead with 26 mimgds including nine gold. china with 17, followed by japan with 14 and then russia with 12. and be sure to check out
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between two of the most did he go rated male swimmers of all-time. michael phelps and ryan lochte. you can read up on the athlete, watch highlight, get details on the must see match-ups ahead. but speaking of the pool, a change in the color scheme at a venue is causing a buzz and baffling official. >> take a look here. at the diving pool, that would be the one on the right, it suddenly turned from clear to murky green. nobody seems to know why. there is speculation it could be caused by algae. officials say the water quality is fine, though. and poses no risk to divers. still rather it is turning to look at. >> and the then the question is the other pool is right next to it, so what could be going on. >> i won't get into that.
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good morning. very sticky out there on this step outside. we have showers moving through, as well. no rain falling right now, we're tracking showers off to the east. it will be one of those days where you're just dealing with the weather on and off showers and storms and that high humidity. what a drastic change from yesterday. still looking good from top of the rock. we are tracking showers right now moving from fairfield county in towards suffolk county, maybe eastern nassau county, as well.
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showers. nothing major yet, but we may see heavier downpours as the day goes on. it's major mugginess and again after the past few days that have been so dry and comfortable, it just hits you in the face. the heat and humidity turn dangerous. a heat advisory in effect for days because this is just day one of the heat and humidity combination. temperatures in the mid-70s in diker height, 76 this tells me how muggy it is outside and when i see dew points in the 70s, it's a trap tropical air mass in place. a few showers around 11:00, this is the kind of day where it could rain at anytime today and whenever it rains, it could rain very heavily. we won't see rain everywhere. it will be on and off scattered showers.
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tomorrow afternoon. another round of showers and storms popping, but again, you won't see rain everywhere. so depending on where you are, you may not see rain at all or you may have heavy downpours throughout much of the day. these are your dew point temperatures today, 76. that's the awful category, so that's on you it will feel outside, awful. otherwise it will be tropical to awful. that's the range we and this goes on for days, guys. you can see in the 10 day forecast mid 90s, that is really what has me most concerned. it will feel like 100 or more as we head in to the weekend. and scattered storms throughout. hopefully the commute is not awful. lauren scala has a look at that. >> i'm jealous, i want a key that said red awful, devastating commute. right now green means great.
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the new jersey turnpike, inner roadway is shut down southbound from exit 15 e to the mercer middlesex county border, just something to keep in mind. you can head to the outer roadway in the meantime, but if you're coming off the north bay extension heading westbound, an accident involving an overturned vehicle on the ramp to the northbound new jersey turn pike. and then over on route 3, this just came in, an accident west wound before route 17, that one is in the left lane. and heading over to the van wyck expressway, there is an accident so on the ramp seeing some delays. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. this morning a new jersey woman faces karm charges in a d hit and run na played out on a phone call. cassie was driving the pick july truck that struck and killed marie thorn on monday. thorn was on the phone with her husband when she was hit.
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thorn. new this morning police investigating a deadly accident. a woman was chosen at random to participate in a shoot or don't shoot simulation last night. the officer's gun was loaded with live ammunition instead of blanks and he shot and killed her. the officer involved is on administrative leave. a demonstration to mark two years since the shooting death ended in violence. >> somebody is shooting! >> protesters running for cover when somebody started shooting. it happened less than a minute after one protestor was hit by a car. the shooter was aiming at the vehicle. nobody in the car was hit. spokes than for the city says the driver is cooperating with police. newborn oig in texas has died because of the zika virus. doctors this harris county say
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she was born with birth defects. the girl's mother was in el salvador while pregnant. this is the first zika related death in texas. inspectors in tennessee suspect a mechanical failure led to three girls falling from a ferris wheel from a county fair. the girls tumbled 30 to 40 feet when their gone a 6-year-old girl has traumatic brain injury. and the water park where a 10-year-old boy died on a water slide is expected to reopen. caleb schwab suffered a neck injury on the slide. the cause of the accident is still under investigation. the park says it inspects all their rides every morning.
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concert ended with a trip to the hospital for teens who may have had alcohol poisoning. law enforcement sources tell us 13 teens were rushed to the hospital because of alcohol intoxication. among them was a 15-year-old girl who was unresponsive. other fans who passed out were treated on site. 4:51. still to come, find out how much time and how much money you spend while sitting in
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which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in. i know it's in. it's in, but it's not working. i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh absolutely. i like that. tech support that lets your technician see the problem over your smartphone. only from fios. welcome back. 75 degrees out. a small earthquake shook new jersey. magnitude 1 was centered a mile
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am i pronouncing that correctly? sorry if i'm not. it was barely felt. police say they didn't receive any worried calls from residents and no damage or injuries were reported. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. a scale that goes from tropical to awful. >> and tropical sounds nice but no, it's not. >> not when you have to go to work. >> not in midtown anyway. at the beach it would be okay. i'm sure a lot of people will try to escape the heat and humidity, but we have issues at the beach, as well. we're tracking showers in suffolk county. we may have storms popping from time to time. water temperatures are still on the mild side. 72 to 80. there is a moderate to high risk for arriving currents this afternoon so you have to watch out for those and make sure a lifeguard can see if you're going near the water.
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again watching out for the rip currents throughout the day and moderate risk for lightning. so not the best beach day. you will have sunny breaks, as well. 85 feels more like 95. gets much worse over the next ten days. >> feels like a big jump. >> you have the bad news for once because traffic is not so bad today. some delays westbound on the long island expressway just before you boulevard out there because of some construction. but delays are still line or in this area. and then heading over to the subways, delays on uptown 5 trains because of signal problems. overnight track work and fast track on the l should be wrapped up within about five minutes or so. >> lauren, your fans always have this question. how much time do we waste in traffic? according to a new study, the answer is a little over a week. the average commuter spends 42 hours and $960 last year waiting
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and in d.c. commuters spent an average of over $1800. traffic really bad there. the study was done by the auto insurance center. costly construction problem in times square, 4 investigates found newly installed stones in the about pedestrian plazas need to be replaced. many are cracked and broken between 47th and 42 pd street. turns out the mortar seal under the stones is too sensitive to vibration from subways, cars and pedestrians. the bill for the estimated $500,000. >> got to make sure they have the sealant down below that will take care of the vvibrations. >> spending a lot of money, they always doing something. i don't know why they can't fix it and it last for a longer period of time. >> clearly that's the key. city officials say the project could encounter problems. not clear if the cost to replace the stones was part of the project's original budget.
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proposal to create more spots for commercial barges to drop anchors with yonkers and king stop. they would give commercial vessels more spots to wait. officials insist it would create a giant parking lot for vessels. residents are enjoying a river front view. >> what the federal government is hoping to to is basically and that is completely counterproductive as to what we're trying to do. >> public comment period on the project ends september 7. the mega mall planned for the med toe lands just got a financial boost. the new jersey sports and exposition authorities okayed another $800 million in state approved financing. construction costs for the project are expected to come in at around $2.7 billion. so far the state has invested $1
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to cost nearly $5 billion by the time it opens two years from now. in connecticut, optimum promises no change in service, but they will, cutting 600 jobs. layoffs take effect at a call center. those workers can apply for jobs in the bronx, long island and new jersey. walk-in centers will remain open. new jersey school that raised $1 million to stay open gift. an anonymous family is donating another half million dollars to the high school. the new money will go through strategic planning, marketing an fund raising. just a month ago queen of peace was in danger of closing because of declining enrollment and raising property taxes. when there is danger you often call the police. >> in rome, italian officers answered an unusual cry for help. they put this photo online, it
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dinner for a lonely elderly couple. neighbors off p heard them crying. police explain that this was their somewhat poetic facebook post, quote, sometimes the loneliness melts in to tear, sometimes it's like a summer storm, it comes suddenly and overtakes you. i saw this yesterday. such an emotional thing. they heard them crying and walked in and realized that they were lonely. no one had really come to see them, so they looked in their pantry and meal. >> and it was just the company of being there. and this can happen in a huge city or in a small town in italy. so reach out if you can. >> i'm going to cry. coming up on 5:00 a.m., if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. >> keep watching by downloading the news 4 new york app on your mobile device. our next hour starts right now. and right now three people hurt in new jersey city
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young as 12 years old. plus how kids apparently caused the fire that left three of new york's bravest in the hospital. and then also ahead this morning, team usa dominating the olympic games. we're live in rio with win after win. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday, august 10. >> rafael miranda in weather world today. humidity has skyrocketed. it's very muggy and we're tracking some showers. very light stuff moving through suffolk county. for most of us it's a dry start, but it may not stay that way. and humidity really jumped up. temperatures still in the mid-70s. up to 76 in central park. winds are light and will shift to the south.


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