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refreshingly cool. i'm loving it. 62 degrees outside. winds out of northwest at 3 miles per hour. won't be as windy as yesterday. but it will be sunny and beautiful. temperatures in the 60s, 70s. eventually low 80s. feels more like summer. but the humidity stays low and just a great day for anything outside. the humidity will rise again. we'll look at that in the ten-day forecast. lauren scala is here with a look at your commute. >> sounds like a dramatic weather film. construction is causing delays on the grand central parkway. there it is. just as you make your way past laguardia airport in the westbound lanes, nothing is really moving right now. the bqe ramp is shut down. something to keep in mind. heading over to the alexander hamilton bridge, smooth sailing on the cross bronx expressway. two lanes are blocked by webster avenue. delays are minor through there. we'll have more weather and
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in the hospital it happened on seymour avenue just after midnight. brian thompson is there with what we know so far. brian? >> reporter: mike, we're only about three blocks from police headquarters in newark. but they have been patrolling this area since the shooting trying to reassure residents they're on top of this. the shooter is still on the loose at this point. there have been six fatal shootings in the cityn little over 72 hours. now, in in particular case it was just after midnight that a gunman opened fire on two people here. according to a neighbor, the two were on the porch of this house waiting for a taxi cab. the man walked into the house and then collapsed dead. the woman apparently shot in the foot. this neighbor says she was pregnant and police have heard the same thing.
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the hospital just a few minutes later. there is no motive at this point for police. president gunman apparently a little bit more than across the street according to this neighbor. they're still investigating all of this at this point. as for the other five killings that we've had in the city in a little over 72 hours, it came on a weekend when the mayor declared 24 hours of nonviolence. friday night, one saturday night, one night into monday morning and now monday night into tuesday morning. back to you, michael. >> obviously, they're concerned about all of that. thank you very much, brian. it's 5:02. a new look at a man wanted for air sex attack. fresh video of the suspect is just into the newsroom. this shows the map who struck back in april. that's when he tried to rape a
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he grabbed her. she was able to fight him off. new this morning, police are trying to track down the man and woman who broke into the consulate general of indonesia on manhattan's upper east side. it shows the two in the building. they got in through a side door that wasn't locked. they took a tablet, a suitcase of clothes and swiped the keys from a honda odyssey and used that >> president obama is flying to baton rouge in a couple of hours to look at louisiana's flood disaster. it will meet with families. the president faced criticism while remaining on vacation while they were dealing with this disaster. coming up on 5:04, some
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>> day after day of that heavy rain. terrible news there. we have our own fall feel in the area. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. 48 in monticello. we're talking weather where you need the sweater or light jacket. the coolest morning in months in new york city. down to 62 right now. 50s and even 40s in the hamptons. 48 degrees at this hour in westhampton. planning your day, we warm back up. back to the 70s. even 80s. low 80s throughout the day. loads of sunshine. no we're enjoying the low humidity. it starts to build. slowly but surely. mugginess comes back. we'll look at that and the ten-day forecast. lauren scala is here with the commute. >> let's talk about the detours on buses. the m 7, 10, 14, q44 -- all on detour. if you're getting on the rails, all looks good there. metro-north, lirr, nj transit
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delays. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. the search for the violent attacker caught on camera holding up a victim in the bronx. you can see the knife in his hand. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in a hybrid section now with more. >> reporter: we talked with a co-worker of the victim who says it's always a concern about their safety. they're worried about who will come up to the gas s but they have to work and that's why they're there. that's what one worker was doing on sunday when a young man walked up to him, threatened him and pressed a knife against that worker's back. happened at 9:25 at night. sunday, august 21st. the gas station where we're at, petroleum gas on ogden avenue here in the bronx, the suspect is described as quite young, 18
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that suspect got away with $200 cash. he grabbed it from the victim's hands. a co-worker says this about being concerned about all of their safety. >> have you ever had an experience like this? have you ever been robbed? >> all the time. >> reporter: the victim who is 48 years old, he happens to have the day off today, kerry. but he was actually at work yesterday, just one day after g robbed. actually, according to workers, he might swing over later to talk about what happened. police in bridgeport are hearing about -- officers are increasing patrols in the neighborhood where gunmen opened fire on a crowd of party-goers. most of the injuries are not life-threatening, excepts for a victim shot in the face and in critical condition.
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described the moments before bullets started flying from hedges. >> everyone was chilling, having a good time. people started dropping. at first i felt numb. my leg was numb. so i started running. but honestly, nobody saw them. we all couldn't believe this was happening. >> police are looking for two gunmen, they're exploring whether it was a wanted man back in custody. he was caught at laguardia airport saturday trying to leave the country. he was convicted of neglect homicide in westchester for a deadly motorcycle accident. three weeks ago we're told that he didn't show up for sentencing. police say he was hoping to fly to jamaica. now he's at the sentencing tomorrow. >> newark may regain control of the school district as early as next school year. joint city and state task force
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they need to show progress in governance and school programs. before they're put back in charge, the state has run schools since the 1990s. fantasy sports sites got the go ahead to -- they granted permits to five operators, drug draft kings and fan duel. you may remember they were forced to suspend their business in new york after it was skill and opposing protections for the players. the law liars that each site pay an annual fee and 15% tax on revenue. still ahead, hillary clinton on late night tv setting the record straight about her health. her opponent. the story coming up. model, actress, tyra banks is about to get a new title. don't forget mom as well.
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four things to know this morning. breaking news in newark. people were shot overnight. one man was killed. a wonl who may be pregnant is in the hospital. we're on the scene as we bring you an update in the next half hour. spraying for mosquito b today. they plan to treat marshes by helicopter in east hampton and babylon until 8:00 tonight. in new york city, there's a website to use to track the mosquito population in your neighborhood. the interactive site shows when your area was last sprayed. where there's standing water violations. the health department site at nbcnewyork.com. the fda recalling several brands of corn.
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including key foods and laura lynn. download the nbc 4 app and search corn. the empire state building getting into the olympic spirit. they're hosting the final five. the gold medal women's gymnastics team. they will likely not have quite that reaction. that was to zac efron. be taking in the city sights as bringing home gold. they won a record breaking nine medals including four golds from simone biles. gabby douglas, she's making her own big leap. instead of the competing, she's going to judge. she's going to judge the miss america 2017 pageant. she'll head, of course, to atlantic city for the final round in mid-september. gold medalists will take part in evaluating the contestants and
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the platform that they represent. indeed. a red sox rookie with just 19 major league games under his belt is the talk of boston this morning. >> it's andrew ben tend i. he was playing left field when this shot was hit last night. watch what happens. isn't that great. he made a spectacular catch to rob him of that home run. they move to a tie with east. time is 5:14. good morning everyone. another beautiful day out there. you can see the weather headlines looking picture perfect as we head into the afternoon. even though it's cool right now. we warm up again tomorrow. we add in the humidity as well. we start to get into that summery hazy hot and humid pattern. our only chance of rain this week.
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new jersey. down to 48 now in high point. feeling fall chill there. 52 in hopatcong. 52 in oakland. 60s closer to town. it's 60 degrees in farmingdale. danbury at 49 deacs. besides the cool temperatures, dew points in the comfortable 40 and 50 range. that's how we stay throughout the day today. then tomorrow, they get back up there. satellite and radar picture, nice and it keeps us very dry with lots of sunshine. you want to grab the shades as you head out the door. future tracker is quiet. no clouds. hardly at all. definitely no rain. heading into wednesday, more of the same. we're expecting another -- a bit into the weekend.
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weekend. lots of sunshine as well. for today, settling for low 80s after a cool start. 82 is your high. not as windy as yesterday. there's a look at your exclusive ten-day forecast. we coast along in the mid-80s wednesday. thursday is feels sticky again and the clouds build. by friday, hazy, hot and humid with a couple of showers and storms. cooling things off into the weekend. let's see if the commute is heating up with lauren scala. >> the let's head over to route 80. westbound in the hope blairstown area, there's a fallen tree blocking the lane. watch out for that. the lincoln tunnel, right now the center tube is closed because of a disabled garbage truck. they're in the process of clearing that. inbound into the city, the tube open. no major delays there. if it stays out there, that will change. i'll keep you posted. a look at the gowanus expressway where there is a disabled vehicle out there.
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it's a about the of a slow go getting into this area. once you get past it, things look good. on the belt parkway, there's a -- the car pulled over on to the shoulder by exit 20, 150th street. delays are not too bad. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. lauren, thank you very much. presidential politics, donald trump outlining a shift on immigration perhaps. hillary clinton can't shake her setbacks for both campaigns. edward lawrence is here to explain. what a 24 hours we just had, edward. >> wow. this is getting interesting, michael. donald trump says that ellen force the immigration laws already on the books. walking back his promise to deport all 11 million illegal immigrants immediately. >> donald trump looks to revamp
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part of it won't change. >> we're going to build a wall, folks. we're going to build a wall. >> his campaign manager signaled he's soften on deporting 11 million illegal immigrants in this country already. trump says he would separate them into two categories. the quote, bad ones, who would be deported immediately and everyone else who would go through the process of existing immigration laws. >> hillary clinton's plan amounts to total open borders. open borders. >> meanwhile, hillary clinton took time off from campaigning for an appearance on jimmy kimmel. >> have you considered face time instead of e-mail? >> actually, i think that's good advice. >> her campaign is not laughing. e-mails were released bijou digs watch. e-mails deleted from her server but recovered by the fbi.
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it mazes questions about why this massive deletion of records took place at all. >> they outline how big donors to the clinton foundation got access to clinton when she was secretary of state through her top aide, huma abdeen. >> some of the e-mails outline that they went to her deputy secretary of state while she was secretary of state. not all the donors got what they asked for but they all got access. edward lawrence, michael, back to you. >> a lot of people confused about the e-mails. they were bijou digs wap. a judge ordering them to do what? be made public? what's going to happen? >> a judge is ordering them to be reviewed by the state department. judicial watch released the e-mails. they were deleted off her server
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department o review them. >> see if anything is confidential or something like that. >> thank you edward. it's 5:19. we've learned that the university of connecticut's incoming freshman class is the most diverse in school history. uconn released the enrollment figures a couple of hours ago. it includes 5100 students. 37% come from minority backgrounds. up from 14% 20 years it's the most accomplished school class with 181 valedictorians and salutatorians. i barely know how to say that. model and actress tyra banks is preparing to trade the catwalk for the classroom. the former host of america's top model will go to stanford next may. she's serving ags a guest lecturer on protecting a personal brand. she's her own brand. about 25 graduate students will
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and showcase business acumen. she'll work with the class for two weeks. miss a chance to see her perform. she's canceling two pefrpss at radio city set for september 15th, also a solo show on september 23rd. the queen of soul is on doctor's orders to get rest. she will be back. she's suspending the tour until hopefully she'll be back. >> she's amazing. it's 5:21 right now. the one thing that many parents do not want to admit. can you do your child's homework? >> no. >> i know for sure. we'll tell you how many moms and dads are cheating. you're watching "today in new
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that's a beautiful shot of the chrysler building. we'll check with raphi in a moment for the weather. a new question. are you really smarter than a fifth grader? parents struggle to help their kids with their homework. 55% say they look up the answers to math and science questions without telling the kids.
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and science. >> that's why we're here. >> i studied world war ii history. if my kids take that -- >> you want to appear the illusion. don't let them know you're looking it up online. >> smart. you're not so dumb. we're taking a look at the tropics. it's getting very busy. three system we're monitoring. fiona is weakening. that's where the l is. the closest to the united stat got one to the right of the screen, a tropical storm. in the middle, this is the system we're keeping an eye on. it is one to watch closely. it has the potential to affect places like puerto rico, the dominican republic. the track is favorable we want to watch it. it may not strengthen. will it get its act together and be organized to become a tropical storm or even a hurricane?
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track is coming closer and closer to the southeast, the caribbean. we'll be watching it. 82 and sunny. nothing tropical about it. just a gorgeous day ahead. >> very good. >> kerry, i have your favorite graphic. the bus detours. kerry loves them. >> for new york city transit, cleared the m 7 and the m 14 are out there on detour. everything else is operating on th schedules. a live look at the delays on the grand central parkway. construction westbound past laguardia airport. the ramp to the bqe is shut down. expect delay through this area. >> i wonder why the tourist agency doesn't talk about the bus detours. >> we need them in here. more on that coming up. but first, a story really of heroism and bravely.
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12-year-old did to help a family trapped by a fire. another fatal shooting in newark. that makes six in the past 72 hours on what was supposed to be a weekend of nonviolence. i'm brian thompson. keep watching "today in new york." download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now. we'll be right back. at the the lincoln summer invitation sales event it's time to relax. from the moment you take your foot off the brake,
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a double shooting. a man dead and a woman in the hospital. plus, the terrifying crime caught on tape. a knifepoint holdup in the bronx. i do feel sometimes like this campaign has entered into an alternative universe. >> and hillary clinton getting candid about the race for president. "today in new york" starts now. good morning. 5:30 a.m. on this tuesday, august 23rd. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm kerry barrett. i'll be in for darlene this the weather headlines. did i hear you say, raphi, grab a sweater? >> yes. each in the city. we're not used to temperatures this cool. it's 62 degrees outside. it does feel cool. there's a fall feel. winds are light out of the northwest at 3 miles per hour. mostly clear skies and a beautiful sunny day. we have 60s in the city and 50s and 40s north of town. that could require a sweater. lots of sunshine through the
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the humidity stays nice and comfy on this tuesday. that changes, though. we'll look at the ten-day forecast. lauren scala is here with the commute. >> we have a couple of slow spots out there. a live look at the gowanus expressway by 38th street on the eastbound side or inbound side. you can see the flashlights there. it is causing a slow ride through this area. delays are backing up quickly. keep that in mind. in addition to that, we a shuts down the center tube at the lincoln tunnel. we have the north tube and the south tube. one going in and one going out. you can get to new jersey via the lincoln tunnel. i'll keep posted about that. thank you very much. breaking news in newark. it's a double shooting that left one man dead and a woman in the hospital. we want to get to it. "today in new york's" brian thompson is reporting that this was the latest in a string of shootings that started during 24 hours that were supposed to be
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>> reporter: indeed it was, michael. this is a brute tull scene that happened after midnight. over the past 72 hours or so, it is not isolated. that's why police were on patrol. these past several hours really. even putting up this roadblock just a few blocks away as the gunman is still on the loose. police are still investigating the motive here. apparently, the victim is a man who died who had nonlife-threatening injuries were on the porch. one neighbor described it this way. >> i was coming down the street. i looked down the street and i just heard the shout. but you couldn't tell they was coming in this direction. i saw the young man get up, walk into the house and stumbling and walking into the house.
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officer putting up posters for crimestoppers reward in this case. that's where they are really on this situation right now. yese over the past 72 hours, six fatal shootings, three on friday night, one on saturday night and one on monday night into tuesday morning. yes, the mayor had declared saturday to be 24 hours of nonviolence in the city. it has not worked out that way. >> brian, thank you very much. new this morning, police hope that you can help them catch a robber. he followed an 81-year-old sunday into her home on arthur avenue. then we're told that he snatched her necklace, kicked her in the back. a new jersey police officer comes to the rescue of a family trapped by a fast moving fire. >> i thought i was going to die
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>> the fire started in an apartment yesterday. it trapped a mother and four young children inside a bathroom on the second floor. 12-year-old jaylen holloway jumped to the ground. it's 15 feet. she found an officer to help. before he could get a ladder, the entire family began jumping. >> trying to explain to the little girl in the window that a ladder was on the way, don't jump. i looked at the people who were getting the ladder, then looked up in the air and she was jumping already. caught two children and a one-month-old infant tossed from the window. amazingly everybody escaped without injury. cause of the fire is unknown. but it was a close call for that family. fortunately, jaylen and the officer were there to make the difference. >> indeed. it is 5:34. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. hello, raphi. >> good morning. it's a beautiful morning again. temperatures nice and cool. cooler than yesterday. in fact, it's the coolest morning in months in the city. especially north and west of town.
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radar picture, a quiet tur picture. 62 in midtown. we haven't seen that since early june. take a look at the 40s north and west of town. down to 46 in monticello. talking about sweater weather in sussex. 49 in danbury. 57 in islip. 48 chilly degrees in westhampton. as you're planning your day, quickly. after 7:00, back into the 70s by lunchtime. low 80s throughout the afternoon. the best part is, the humidity still on the low side. that changes tomorrow. we'll look at the ten-day forecast and show you the muggy details in a few. right now, lauren scala a look at the commute. >> thanks, raphael. not too many problems. a slow ride on the gowanus because of a disabled vehicle. a live look at the grand central parkway. construction delays heading westbound by laguardia airport.
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we still have the ramp to the bqe shut down. heading over to the george washington bridge, everything looks good heading into the tolls. at the lincoln tunnel, the tube shut down because of a disabled garbage truck. little more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. new this morning, police sent us a chilling video. katherine crea the man police are desperate to find. kat? >> reporter: kerry, not just co-workers of the victims at this gas station who know about the attack and the robbery. also customers who know the victim and tell us he is so hard working and they're angry that this would happen to him. there was a young man, a suspect who walked up to the victim. he had a knife in his hand. he pressed that knife against the victim's back. it happened a couple of days
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9:25 at night. police just released that new video. the gas station is petroleum gas at west 167th street. the suspect is described as 18 to 20 years old, 5'11", 220 pounds. he did get away with $200 in cash. he grabbed it from the victim's hands. a customer that we just talked with said this about the victim. >> nice guy. very nice guy. cool he walk like eight hours a -- >> here's another look at the suspect. we want to tell you about the victim. he's 48 years old. he has the day off today. but he was actually at work yesterday, kerry, just a day after that robbery happened. but a lot of people here are saying if you have to work, you have to work. that's why he's here. a lot of people upset that this happened to such a nice guy. back to you. >> kat, thank you. 5:37 now. new this morning, a burglary at the consulate general of
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of manhattan. a man and woman entered that building through an unlocked side door yesterday morning. they allegedly swiped a computer tablet, a case of vodka and a suitcase full of clothes, then they took the keys to a van. they used the vehicle to make their getaway. it's a 2004 tan-colored honda odyssey. a long island man accused of killing his mother is expected in court this morning. 23-year-old dennis cullen is facing murders charges. he drowned cullen in the pool at her home last week. the prosecutors say that cullen confessed to grabbing her in a head lock and dragging her to the deep end of the family pool during an argument. accused of sexually assaulting two patients. larry jones assaulted both women while they were getting x-rays sunday. it's unclear if there are any other victims. we're told jones had worked at
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the hospital released a statement that read, we are committed to the safety of our patients. have zero tolerance for such behavior. hour opt police acted swiftly in response to the patient's complaint and immediately terminated that individual. sunday's horrific crash on the long island expressway has claimed a sixth life. 71-year-old passed away yesterday at the hospital. police are now investigating whether speed was a factor in that three-car crash in manorville. that accident killed a former aide to governor cuomo and three members of the pinellas family. president obama will fly to a la la to take a look at the deadly flooding. they're dealing with the disaster. the president faced criticism for staying on vacation while thousands were left homeless. the white house says the
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hillary clinton pushing back on republican claims that her health is failing. she insists she's trying to stick to the issues. >> i'm out here talking about all of this and then i have to step into the alternative reality and answer questions about am i alive. >> clinton told host, jimmy kimmel she doesn't question donald trump's health. she calls the campaign an focusing on the important issues. meanwhile, her e-mail controversy is growing. congressional republicans sent subpoenas to three high tech companies. democrats say the gop lawmakers are wasting time and money on fruitless investigations. also the state department is vetting nearly 15,000 clinton e-mails and will release them. demanding a special prosecutor to investigate hillary clinton.
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clinton foundation. foundation supporters were given special access to clinton while she was secretary of state. trump says he's concerned about possible pay for play deals. >> the justice department is required to appoint an independent special prosecutor because it has proven itself to be really, sadly, a political arm of the white house. >> trump canceled thursday's planned speech on modified. but trump did insist yesterday he still wants to build a wall at the mexican border. still to come, a life-saving pet stolen. we've got the search for the thief who swiped a service dog from one of our nation's heroes. we're going to tell you how a group of party-goers accidentally ended up in a different country, in canada. weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. that is a beautiful shot this morning. you're watching "today in new
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good morning everyone. cooler out there today. temperatures in the 40s north and west of town. a bit of a fall feel. you can see in the weather
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a beautiful day by the afternoon. warming up more tomorrow. the heat and humidity creeping back in. we are tracking the chance for a shower or storm on friday. otherwise, a very dry forecast. you'll see that in the ten-day outlook. temperatures in nassau county in the 50s at this hour. feeling that chill in muttontown down to 52 degrees. mid-50 ease in north merrick. turk the ac off north and west of morristown 50 degrees. down to 46 right now in monticello. 49 in danbury. always want to look at the dew point temperatures. that tells us if we're muggy or not. dew points in the 40s and 50s. refreshingly cool throughout the day. you can see on the satellite and radar picture. this is high pressure. this is what it looks like. hardly any clouds and definitely no rain today. future tracker remains quiet.
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outside, why not. temperatures in the 70s. lots of sunshine through the evening and clear skies overnight. 7:00 a.m. wednesday, also a great commute weatherwise. as we look ahead, fridaya back to the summery pat he shall. higher heat and humidity. temperature near 90 degrees. we're using sticky and seedy again today. not a great chance to rain. into the weekend, unfortunately, the drought continues but it is good n if you have outdoor activities, looking great for saturday and sunday. there's a look at your exclusive ten-day forecast. tomorrow you feel more heat with a high of 85 degrees. the mugginess back in full effect. near 90 by the end of the workweek. let's take a look at the commute right now. lauren scala has a look at that. >> we have some good news. the construction cleared on the grand central parkway. the delays should ease out soon.
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parkway. a live look out there. we're eastbound by 50th street. there is a lane or two blocked there. it looks like the right shoulder and lane. delays are not bad through here. they are worse on the belt parkway, further west of here because of construction. out between belt and ocean parkway. a slow ride back at flatbush avenue. heading over to the lincoln tunnel, the center tube closed with a disabled garbage truck. you can get to tube at the moment. delays continue to grow and i'll keep you up to speed on that. route 17 southbound by century road. two lanes remain closed with construction. you can see delays here as well. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. 5:47. an ailing vietnam vet doesn't want trouble, would just like his dog back. surveillance video shows him tying up his pet outside of a wakefield supermarket.
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along and takes his shih-tzu. he's diabetic, he counts on his specially trained pet to be his guardian angel. >> he starts barking, that means i got to take my insulin shot, you know. >> that could save your life. >> yeah. without him, i haven't slept in two days. >> he posted a notice asking for his dog to return. police h video and identify him. it has been more than 18 months since a train crashed killing six people. many people are wondering why the ntsb has not issued a report. the commuter train hit an suv as it sat on the tracks at valhalla. the driver of the suv was killed along with five others on the train. the ntsb will determine probable cause for the crash and then issue safety recommendations to
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this. that typically happens within a year of high-profile accidents. they say in part the cause sz of accidents are often complex and a great deal of work is needed to determine what happened. we want to make sure the conclusions are correct and the recommendations will be effective in preventing similar accidents in the future. newly filed court documents about the case against dylann roof. they manifestos in his car and jail cell showing support for white supremacy. they believe he became radicalized on his own in the months before he allegedly killed nine people at the ame church last year. more fallout for olympic swimmer ryan lochte as a result of his discredited claim of being robbed in rio. speedo and ralph lauren ended
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him. speedo saying we cannot condone behavior counter -- >> ryan lochte will lose between $5 million and $10 million in lifetime corporate endorsements because of his shenanigans in rio. he could face sanctions from the u.s. olympic committee. he is considering disciplinary action against lochte and three other swimmers who were with him. the alligator attack that killed a toddler at conservation commission released their final report. it reveals that 2-year-old graves was building sand castles when he was snatched from the edge of that lagoon by a 7 foot long alligator. his father reached into the alligator's mouth to free his son's head. the report classifies the death as a predatory attack. police are trying to figure
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they pushed them through a broken window letting them loose in an administrative office. then the suspects ransacked the place. the crocodiles are malnourished. they had their mouths taped shut. they were taken to animal control to get care. we're getting a look at the daring rescue of a man inside a burning car in texas. open, open. >> two officers there running with fire of water to put out the flames. the driver had to be pulled from the car by firefighters. that man is now recovering in a hospital in houston. hundreds of americans accident lip invaded canada over the weekend. 27 mile an hour winds interrupted the port huron float-down in michigan. some 1500 participants in boats, rafts and inner tubes were blown into canadian waters.
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ontario. police, border security and coast guard agencies stepped in to return the revelers back to the united states. it's 5:52. still ahead, good news for long island railroad riders. a new addition on the way that could make your life easier. we'll tell you about that. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back. coolest morning in months out there. >> feels great. >> as soon as you step outside. it's an early june feel or maybe like a fall feel going on. lauren has been crying backstage. yes, she'll deal with it. tomorrow we'll warm up. mostly clear skies around the region. temperatures in the region. 40s. 82 for a high temperature in midtown. everyone is back in the 80s in the hudson valley. humidity stays low. no sign of mugginess today and mostly clear skies tonight. it's go to be cool but not as cool. by tomorrow morning at this time, it's not the same fall feel. temperatures not in the 40s. 50s and 60s. we warm up there from there. >> the mugginess will return as well.
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trapper keeper. >> you love those. that was always fun. >> it was fun. we have a couple of detours left out there on the buses. just two of them. the m 7 and m 14 are on detours. everything else rolling along nicely a i live look at the inbound side of the lincoln tunnel. jamming up out there. that center tube is shut down with this disabled garbage truck. thought itld one tube inbound into the city. it's a slow ride around the helix. we have good news for commuters. long island railroad stepped closer to improving service on the ronkonkoma bran. . they've started the second phase of that project. governor cuomo stopped by to check on the progress yesterday. the new track will allow them to provide extra service and reduce delays. >> anything to lighten up the
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it's crazy. >> it's going to take until 2018 for that project to be completed. all right. 5:56 right now. coming up in a little bit, new options for music lovers. could amazon be the next apple music or tidal but cheaper? >> a war of words. baseball legend dwight gooden responding to comments from darryl strawberry. what tre download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now. we're back in two minutes. you're watching "today in new york." hundreds of styles and colors. every item through the store. buy one get one at half price. our biggest sale of the year is a blast! blinds to go.
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>> usually you have to die to get that. >> that's true. you know i'm on brink. >> hillary clinton letting it all out on late night. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everybody. 6:00 a.m. on this tuesday. august 23rd. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm kerry barrett. i'm in for darlene this week. >> raphael miranda is here for chris this morning. raphael, you said the coolest morning since 1996. >> right. it was december 3rd, 1996, we were this cool. we remember iter the coolest morning since june, early june. now we're back to 63 degrees. we're at 62. that's where we bottomed out this morning. winds out of the north. winds are calm. mostly clear skies. we will rise back into the 70s and 80s. even though it's chilly outside right now in spots. it does get warm throughout the afternoon. bring your shades. all that sunshine all day long. low humidity. calling it another flawless weather day on this tuesday.
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forecast in a few. lauren scala has a look at your commute. >> we have new problems out there. heading over to the long island expressway before exit 22. the college point boulevard exit. there's an accident in the left lane. delays are building quickly. reports of an accident by 188th street. either way you go, it's going to be a slow ride. the grand central parkway a better option at the moment. the belt parkway, anid shoulder. delays are not bad as you mange your way through here. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thanks very much. police are looking for a gunman who shot a couple on their porch. one man is dead. a woman is in the hospital. it happened early this morning on seymour avenue. "today in new york's" brian thompson has been following the story. he joins us with what we know so far. brian. >> good morning, michael. newark police and the essex
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shootings starting friday night. the latest three blocks from police headquarters. one neighbor heard nine or ten shots after midnight and saw a man walk into the house. soon thereafter, he heard residents say he was dead. the woman outside with him who was apparently pregnant may have been shot in the foot. her injury described as nonlife-threatening. still, six fatal shootings in 72 >> wouldn't say this has become a part of this everyday living. people just getting shot and killed. >> reporter: just saturday mayor baraka asked the city to observe 24 hours of nonviolence. friday night there were three deaths by gunfire. one on saturday night, one on sunday night and one on monday
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it is a grim reality in some neighborhoods in this city. michael? >> something they're dealing with there. brian, thank you very much. 6:03. police would like your help to find a vicious robber in the bronx who preyed on an elderly woman. take a look at the suspect in in video. police say he followed the 81-year-old victim sunday into her home. he snatched her necklace and kicked her in the back. fortunately, she wasn't badly hurt. he was 6:03 now. later this morning, president obama is going to fly to louisiana. he'll take a look at the state's deadly flooding. the white house says he'll meet with families dealing with the disaster. the president faced criticism for being on vacation while thousands of residents were left homeless. the white house says the president was filling an effect tich federal response. it's time for weather and
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we could use -- >> we need a good soaking rain. we have a deficit of over half a foot in spots for the year. we're not going to get it, though. that's the thing. the ten-day forecast is dry. we'll see that in a few minutes. the satellite and radar picture, lots of clear skies all around. another high pressure day. we've been tracking the temperatures dropping into the 40s. down to 46 in mo need a sweater this morning. 49 in sussex and check out westhampton. 47 chilly degrees on this tuesday morning in midtown. back up to 63. it's 55 down the shore in long branch. at least the ac gets a break for one morning. the humidity then comes back tomorrow. here's the day planner. 65. still crisp at 7:00. back up to 78. we warm up quickly under that august sun shine. it's a nice evening. low humidity and a nice pleasant
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ten-day forecast. now lauren lauren is tracking the commute. >> good morning, raphael. good morning everyone. the m 7 and the m 14. everything operating on its regular route and schedule otherwise. we'll take a live look at the inbound side of the lincoln tunnel. the center tube was closed for a while. it has reopened. there's a 15-minute delay inbound at the toems. the george washington bridge and the holland tunnel, delay-free. eb joy the two suspects inside of that building yesterday morning. police say they got in an
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they swiped the kies keys to a honda odyssey. saturday's crash from the long island expressway claimed another life. she passed away yesterday. she is the sixth victim. investigators are trying to figure out if pinellas was speeding when he lost control of his subaru outback and hit two other vehicles. the about a shooting at a house party. that shooting hit 13 people. they're increasing patrols in the neighborhood where the gunman opened fire at a crowd in a backyard. most of the injuries are not life-threatening except for one victim shot in the face. she's in critical condition. to politics. hillary clinton was on late night tv denying rumors about her health. >> on the one hand, it's part of
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some people will believe you. on the other hand, it makes no sense. >> clinton accepted host jimmy kimmel's challenge to open a sealed jar of pickles. she'll propose new tax cuts for individuals. she wants to encourage men's to start companies where he'll expand them. donald trump calling on a special prosecutor to investigate hillary clinton. trump is concerned about her dealings with her husband's allegations yesterday that foundation supporters were given special access to clinton while she was secretary of state. she spoke in ohio last night or he did, rather, where he repeated his appeal to african-american voters. >> i say it with such a deep felt feeling. what do you have to lose? i will straighten it out.
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planned speech on immigration. his campaign says that's being modified. trump insisted yesterday that he still wants to build a wall at the mexican border. in a new poll that came out minutes ago, hillary clinton maintaining her lead over donald trump now 50 to 42%. it appears trump's trouble tracking minority voters do continue. 87% of african-american voters currently backing clin only 80% of -- 72% for her, 22% for trump. the state's gaming commission granted permits to five operators, including draft kings and fan duel. you may remember earlier this year they were forced to suspend business after the attorney general likened them to illegal gambling. now there's a new law that
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and to protect the players. the law requires that each site pay an annual fee and 15% tax on revenues. in this morning's money report, amazon now looking for a cheaper option for those who pay for subscription services like apple music and tidal. landon dowdy joins us with those details and more. they're trying to get into the streaming game too? >> that's right. amazon is workingn subscription service that will cost $5 a month. there is a catch. it only works with amazon's echo device. they aim to launch the service next month. in june, reports that amazon is preparing a streaming music service that cost $9.99 a month is in line with apple music and spotify. michael, i'm sure this is big exciting news to you, so now you
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>> i like to dance to the "today in new york" theme music. which is a big hit in the clubs. >> it's amazing. he warms up tore the show that way, actually. >> thanks, landon. you got good -- new york baseball legend gooden and strawberry are in a war of words. we'll hear from one of them to set the record straight. and then -- epipens could mean the difference between life the price is skyrocketing. new action taken on behalf of parents this morning. your weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new
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one woman may be pregnant is in the hospital. police are searching for the gunman. a new website lets you track
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york city. you can see when your neighborhood was last sprayed for mosquito and where standing water violations have been issued. it's a new initiative to keep the zika virus from spreading. new stops in new jersey from d.c. new stops from trenton and metro park. it runs hourly between the nearby cities like philadelphia, baltimore and washington. bruce springsteen and the e street band b the first of three concerts scheduled tonight at met life stadium. the time is now 6:14. time for a check of your forecast. we're talking about sweater weather in some of the suburbs this morning. even in the low 60s this morning in some places. a beautiful day ahead. you can see in the weather headlines. this fall-like weather doesn't last much longer. warming up tomorrow and the humidity creeps back up there as well. we've been enjoying the lack of mugginess. that starts to return.
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friday. that's really our only chance of storms over the next few days. we'll see that in the ten-day forecast. take a look at the temperatures in new jersey. down to the low 50s in the -- 51 for you. 58 in key port. 57 in woodbridge. around the tri-state, the ac gets a break in morning with temperatures in the 40s and low 50s. 46 in monticello. that's where you need the sweater. 49 in sussex and westhampton. the chilly spot. 47 degrees. the humidity is still very low the dew points in the 40s and 50s. that's how it stays throughout the day today. tomorrow the humidity starts to creep on back. on the satellite and radar picture, another high pressure scenario. lots of sun shire today like yesterday. the wind will be lighter than yesterday. we're not dealing with the breezy conditions. just a picture perfect tuesday ahead. you can see on future tracker, your evening commute, 7:00 tonight. or maybe it's dinnertime. you can do it outside. lots of sunshine.
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tomorrow morning, 7:00 a.m., another cool and dry start to your day. then we're heating up again through the afternoon. today's high back to the 80s. warmer than yesterday. because of the lack of wind, it feels warmer too. but it really picture perfect. we cannot complain for late august. 67 overnight tonight. not as chilly but on the cool side especially north and west of town. there's the exclusive ten-day forecast. mid-80s tomorrow, feeling more humidity by the end of the day and then thursday isum friday, back to the triple hs. hazy, hot and humid with a high of 90 degrees and one or two storms. that's a look at your forecast. let's look at the commute. >> thanks, raphael. >> a lot of accidents have cleared. that's good news. a live look at the grand central parkway where we have reports of an accident westbound after 188th street. here's what it looks like by the cross island. you can see there are delays out there. the accident that we had
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show you the cross bronx expressway by the bronx river parkway. things moving nicely out here for a change. heading over to the long island expressway by exit 52, clear sailing out here as well. the l.i.e. overall in long island is moving along fine. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. 6:17. a quick thinking officer and a brave young girl pulled off remarkable rescue in new jersey. >> i thought i was going to die when the fire happened. >> flames ripped through a sayreville apartment yesterday afternoon. it trapped a mother and four young children on the second floor. she jumped 15 feet from the second floor window, found a police officer to help. before he could get a ladder, the entire family began jumping to safety. >> trying to explain to the little girl in the window that a
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i looked at the people getting the ladder and looked up in the air and she was jumping already. >> the officer caught two children who jumped plus a one-month-old baby tossed out of the window. amazingly all of them escaped without injury. the cause of the fire is unknown. skyrocketing cost of epipens. the cost has gone up 400% since 2008. some senators are sebd sending letters to the maker o epipens asking the company to justify the price increase. members of congress are concerned that parents can't afford those pens for children as they head back to school. mylan is saying it's from health care costs that requires consumers to pay more for out-of-pocket expenses for many drugs. easier access to healthier foods. starting today, shoppers can use coupons for fruits and
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the bronx was ranked as ut unhealthiest county in all of new york state. it's to improve access to healthy food. it's 6:19. dwight good en is responding to comments made by darryl strawberry suggesting that doc may once again be struggling with drug addiction. >> relationship with me -- i forgave him for a lot of stuff. [ inaudible ] >> it's when he didn't show up for a scheduled event with strawberry. strawberry said drugs may have been to blame. gooden said he has not used cocaine for years. coming up, the queen of soul told to get rest. doctor's orders. what that means if you have tickets to her upcoming concert. you're watching "today in new
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6:23. in about three hours from now. yonkers residents are invited to have coffee with a cop. you're encouraged to drop by and speak your mind about policing matters. it's held from 9:00 to 11:00
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the coffee is free. aretha franklin facing new health concerns. she's canceling two local performances. the queen of soul is supposed to appear at cone i bennett's 90th birthday and her solo gig on september 23rd is canceled as well. she's under doctor's orders to get rest until at least november. she canceled her tour for health >> 6:24. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. everyone has been i think enjoying a little break from our heat wave. in the middle, that one, that's
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that could become a tropical storm in the next couple of days. the most interesting thing is the forecast path. look where the computer models take that storm close to puerto rico and the dominican republic. eventually maybe towards florida or the southeast. maybe towards the gulf. so if that storm continues to organize. that will be something that we'll be watching closely over the next one to two days. we'll have updates with storm team. 82 is the high today. >> what's happening? >> not too much for the roads. we have a couple of accidents. delays on the belt parkway. we'll take a look at that westbound. this is kind of just as you get off the southern state heading westbound on the belt parkway. reports of a vehicle fire by spring boulevard causing the delays. heading out in better news to the inbound side of the george washington bridge. minor delays into the tolls. not bad at all. a 20-minute ride between the
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not so bad at the hudson. >> thanks lauren. up next -- >> six murders in 72 hours in newark. the latest a 25-year-old man. a pregnant woman shot also. i am brian thompson. i'll have a report coming up. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag live in the bronx. police are looking for a suspect who had a knife in his hand. we'll show you what he did to a worker at this gas station. you'll see new surveillance video coming up. take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." download the app on your mobile device.
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tuesday. august 23rd. i'm michael gargiulo. i'm kerry barrett in for darlene this week. >> raphael miranda is here for chris this morning. coolest morning since june. >> you have to find the sweater to put it on. you haven't used it in so long. even in midtown, temperatures have been cooling, down to 63 degrees. it feels great. the humidity is low. lots of sunshine already. winds are much lighter than they were yesterday. it's not as but temperature wise, it's a similar day. back to the 70s and low 80s. keeping it sunny throughout the day. the humidity stays low. we get to enjoy that for kwun one more day. lauren scala has the commute. boroughs are starting to slow down as you make your way towards the city. we'll take a live look outside. we'll show you the road. the gowanus expressway. earlier we had a disabled vehicle in the area that started
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it's still a slow ride. disabled vehicle out there. pretty packed out there towards the brooklyn bridge. here's the turnpike by newark liberty airport. new jersey having a nice commute. lots of green traffic flows out there. not too many slowdowns on the major roadways. you're in for a nice ride. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you very much. new this morning, two people shot at a home in newark. one man died. police responded to the scene on police headquarters. brian thompson is there with the latest. brian? >> reporter: and we're getting new details at this moment now from newark police and the essex county prosecutor, michael. the victim, the man is 25 years old. the female who was wounded, the pregnant female, that's been confirmed now, was 23 years old. she's in the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. certainly a brutal scene just three blocks away from
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over the past 72 hours or so, it's certainly not isolated. that's why police were on patrol the past several hours overnight, each putting up a roadblock a couple of blocks from the shooting scene as the gunman was still on the loose. police still investigating the motive. but apparently the victims, that man and the pregnant woman were on the porch of the home. one neighbor describing it this way. >> nine or ten i can't remember. as was coming down the street, i looked down the street and i heard the shots. but you couldn't tell that they was coming in this direction. i saw the young men get up and walk into the house and stumble. he walked into the house and later on you heard he's not breathing, he's not breathing. >> again, investigators say they do not have a motive at this time. that witness saying that apparently the gunman fired from across the street and up on some
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yards the way i looked at it. but, again, a total of six murders in in city since friday night. three that night, one saturday night, one monday night and one sunday night and then one monday night. the mayor had declared saturday as a day of nonviolence for 24 hours. but it did not work out that way here in newark. back to you, michael. >> all right. thank you very much, brian. this morning, the nypd is making a new appeal to find a sexual predator. we're getting new surveillance video. it shows the suspect who struck back in april. that's when we told you that he attacked a female jogger at knifepoint in prospect part. she fought him off but suffered a cut finger. >> days after he claimed he overexaggerated a story about being robbed in rio, olympic swimmer ryan lochte is losing major sponsors.
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of the four companies that ended their endorsement deals with lochte. saying we cannot condone behavior counter to the values this brand has stood for. al ralph lauren said they would not be renewing the contract. the five are bringing the gold to the big apple. the women's gymnastics team will visit the empire state building later this morning. the legendary landmark hosting the team as they celebrate their remarkable performance in the games. the final five win a record breaking nine medals. including four golds from simone biles. >> and got to meet zac efron, which was the highlight. >> the bigger deal, right? >> check of weather and traffic on the 4s. hopefully, good weather for the fabulous five as they visit our area. >> a fabulous forecast for everyone today. we'll be dealing with cooler temperatures. if you haven't been enjoying the heat and humidity, you got a
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very quiet. no rain to track. look at the temperatures. 48 still dropping in some spots in the hudson valley. 48 degrees in monticello. 49 in sussex. closer to town, 54 in white plains. 60 in bridgeport. 63 in central park. 47 degrees westhampton. the coolest morning in months in central park. a hot, humid summer. here's a look at the day planner. back to the 70s and low 80s by the afternoon. low humidity today. one-day event. we'll take a look at the humidity building in your ten-day in a few. lauren scala is here with the commute. >> thanks, raphael. good morning. we're having a pretty nice commute as far as detours on the buses go. if you're getting on the rails, everything looks good. no major delays on your major commuter lines or on your subways. that's a nice update. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. we'll have more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. lauren, thank you.
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showing the scary moments when a bold thief with a knife attacked. he walked up to a gas station employee in the bronx. you can actually see the knife in his hand. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in the high bridge section with that story. >> reporter: kerry, the customers we've been talking with say some of the employees at this gas station, some of the hardst working people you'll meet. they're angry that one of the workers was threatened in this way. the suspect walked up to the victim and hand. he pressed that weapon into the pack of the worker and stole $200 in cash from him. it happened around 9:25 at night. sunday, august 21st. police just released that new surveillance video. the gas station where we are, it's petroleum gas on ogden avenue near west 167th street. the suspect has been described by police as being a little young, 18 to 20 years old, 5'11", 220 pounds. the suspect, again, got away with $200 in cash.
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hands and a customer we talked with said this about the victim. >> nice guy. very nice guy. cool guy. don't bother nobody. he work like eight hours a day. >> reporter: the victim who is 48 years old, he has the day off today. but he was at work yesterday just one day, kerry, after being threatened and robbed. we've been showing that photo of the suspect here to the kus mirs and workers. they don't recogni images on nbcnewyork.com. back to you, kerry. >> thank you will, kat. police are hoping you can help them catch a robber who preyed on an elderly woman in the bronx. he followed an 81-year-old woman sunday into her home on arthur avenue. then we're told he snatched her necklace, kicked her in the back. fortunately, she was not badly hurt. ab x-ray tegs mission at
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charges for sexually assaulting patients. larry jones assaulted both women sunday while they were undergoing skpras. he's worked at the hospital for more than a decade. the hospital released a statement saying we're committed to the safety of our patients and have zero tolerance for such behavior. our hospital police acted swiftly in response to the patient's complaints and we immediately terminated the individual. a long island man accused of killing his own mother is due back in court. 23-year-old dennis officers found 63-year-old elizabeth cullen dead at her lloyd harbor home last week. prosecutors say her son confessed to grabbing her in a head lock and dragging her to the deep end of the pool and drowning her. the killing started as an argument over whether cullen was taking his medication. 6:38. presidential politics to get to. hillary clinton pushing back on republican claims that her health is failing. she insists she's trying to
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this and then i have to sort of step into the alternative reality. you know, answer questions about am i alive. >> clinton told host jimmy kimmel that she doesn't question donald trump's health. clinton called the presidential campaign an alternative universe not focusing on the important issues. meanwhile, her personal e-mail controversy is growing. congressional republicans sent subpoena companies that handled her server the state department says it's vetting nearly 15,000 clinton e-mails and will release them. donald trump is demanding that a special prosecutor investigate hillary clinton's dealings with her husband's clinton foundation. he reacted to allegations of donors buying access to her when she was secretary of state. >> the justice department is
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independent special prosecutor. because it has proven itself to be really, sadly a political arm of the white house. >> trump also canceled a speech planned to give on thursday on immigration. his campaign says it's being modified but trump insists that again yesterday he still wants to build a wall at the mexican border. coming up on the "today" show, how the clinton campaign is responding to donald trump's call for that investigation into his rival's time as secretary of state. that's coming up, 7:00 a.m. 6:40 right now. an unthinkable crime. the search for a person who snatched a military veteran's service dog. an update that long island railroad riders want to hear this update for once. >> never hear that. more weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up in a moment. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back. 6:44. the first phase of a multimillion dollar project to improve service on the long island railroad is apparently right on track. crews have completed a new track on the ronkonkoma branch between central islip and ronkonkoma. work on the final phase is under check as a matter of fact on that progress yesterday. they'll take until 2018 to complete all of the work. the mta says when it is finished that extra track improve delays and make it possible for an extra train or two to run every hour. time is now 6:44. time for a check of your forecast. great news there. great news in terms of the weather as well. you can see, we have another beauty of a day ahead.
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so you may need to grab the jacket or sweater. we haven't said that in quite some time. it's been such a hot month so far. we're warming back up tomorrow. this cool, refreshing air you're feeling doesn't last long. humidity creeping back in and we're tracking the chance for a shower or storm on friday. other than that, a dry stretch ahead. down to 59 in staten island, 64 in chelsea. it's 63 degrees jackson heights. cool and refreshing here. but look north and it's 49 degrees in sussex. westhampton, you're also dealing with sweater weather. 47 degrees out in westhampton. we take a look at the dew points. i want to show you because yesterday we were in the 60s. today in the 40s and 50s. a nice category. we stay nice throughout the day. here's a look at the satellite and radar picture. very quiet. all about high pressure today. we look at future tracker. it is working. not much to track. no clouds and definitely no
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clear skies overnight into the morning. i'll set this into motion sgen. the same beautiful picture as high pressure stays with us for another day. that changes thursday and especially friday as the humidity is on the rise. we're back to 90. we're back to what we've been dealing with throughout the summer. steamy and sticky. maybe a storm on friday. as we head into the weekend, we're losing that rain chance and it gets more comfy with temperatures in the 80 start to feel the heat returning. the humidity is back on thursday. couple of storms on friday. dry and hot throughout the weekend. >> lauren scala has a look at the traffic. >> i have no accidents to report object. that could quickly change. a couple of slow patches. we'll show you the slow patches. a disabled vehicle on the grand central parkway headed westbound
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you can see the hazards are on there. it's causing a bit of a backup just past laguardia airport. heading over to the queensboro bridge, things are moving nicely there on both levels and if both directions. midtown tunnel is also in good shape. heading over to the lincoln tunnel, it's about a 20-minute ride between the turnpike and tolls here on 495. at the holland tunnel, about 20 minutes as well. at the george washington bridge, about ten minutes into the tolls. you do need to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rus there's an investigation in north carolina. authorities say a state trooper killed a deaf man after a traffic stop last week. according to the highway patrol, daniel kevin harris refused to pull over on an interstate in charlotte on thursday. troopers caught up with him in a neighborhood. investigators say there was an encounter and harris was killed. some witnesses say harris lunged at the trooper. other criticized the handling of
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saying that harris was clearly physically impaired and that the situation should have been handled differently. the florida fish and wildlife conservation commission released the final report on the deadly alligator attack at disney world. 2-year-old lane graves was building sand castles when he was snatched from the edge of a lagoon by a 7-foot alligator. it also says that lane's dad reached into the gator's mouth in an attempt to free his son's head as a predatory attack and finds that the alligator may have lost its fear of humans. an ailing bronx veteran is asking for one thing. to return his service dog, no questions asked. surveillance video shows john tying up his pet outside of a wakefield supermarket. two minutes later, someone takes his pet. navarro is diabetic. his dog is specially trained to
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starts barking. that means i got to take my insulin shot, you know. >> that could save your life? >> yeah. without him, i haven't slept in two days. >> he posted a notice and asking for the dog's return. police are hoping someone will recognize the thief and hopefully identify him because this means so much to him. hopefully he can be reunited with him. >> a lowlife thing to do philadelphia hospital. >> it's all thanks to the olympics. you're watching "today in new
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beautiful view of the verrazano bridge from bay ridge. some are getting a share of olympic gold. >> they were given nike bodies to celebrate the victory by the u.s. women's basketball team. they're green with the signature orange swoosh to be worn by girls or boys.
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newborns at a delaware hospital. their parents were told that's the same hospital where the games mvp, elena dell von was born as well. they are super cute. the "today" show is coming up. we want to to check in with matt and a vanna. >> good morning to you. >> coming up on the show this morning, how the clinton campaign is responding to donald trump's call for investigation h since the death of her husband, how she plans to carry on his legacy. then they dominated in rio. now the final five are he had ready to take over our studio. they'll all be here live. bring your cereal box for an autograph, darlene and kerry. >> i'm down there. >> we're going to reveal the name you have picked for our
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you. >> the little puppy handling national exposure very calmly. >> got a chew toy in his he's doing just fine. >> that's what kerry gives me in the morning too. >> never stay in your kennel, though. >> thanks very much. have a good morning. >> all right, guys. up next, when raphael says the heat will come back to the forecast. >> you're watching "today in new
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police investigating a double deadly shooting in newark. one man is dead and a pregnant woman was hurt. we believe killed at this point as well. >> "today in new york's" brian thompson has new details near the scene, brian. >> reporter: a 25-year-old man is dead. the 23-year-old female companion was wounded but her injuries are nonlife-threatening. this comes as there's been six, six murders over t hours or so here in newark. the police have their hands full as does the prosecutor in the ex county. at this point, there is no motive. no suspect. but investigators certainly are looking at trying to find who did this shooting. back to you. >> all right, brian, thank you. move moving to the bronx where a bold thief was caught on camera using a knife to hold up a gas
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"today in new york's" katherine creag has the story. kat? >> reporter: kerry, michael, yes. police want to catch this individual. we want to show you the video. we've been showing the surveillance video to people here at this gas station. trying to see if anyone recognizes him. he snuck up behind a gas station worker, pressed a knife against his back and stole $200 in cash from him. 220 pounds, 5'11". that surveillance video on our website, nbcnewyork.com if you want to look at it again. police want your help to find that vicious robber who the bronx who pray preyed on on elderly woman. he snatched her necklace, kicked her in the back. she was not badly hurt. the man seen running down east 188th street. police trying to track down a man and woman who broke into the consulate general of
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suitcase full of clothing and also swiped the keys to a 2004 tan-colored honda odyssey and used that van to make their getaway. >> time for a check of traffic. lauren? >> there's delays. not too many problems. there's a disabled truck westchester county bound. heading over to the grand central parkway, we still have a problem on the ramp to the bqe off the westbound lanes. so you can see a stuck behind that as well by laguardia airport. a final check of weather. >> sweaters are out in the hudson valley. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. 60s in town. the coolest morning in months in central park. 82 the high later on today. lots of sunshine. it gets warmer eventually. the humidity stays low today. the humidity creeps back tomorrow. 85. near 90 on friday. >> all right. very good. stay with us for local news updates every 30 minutes
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the "today" show is next. that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. pay for play. donald trump asks for a special prosecutor to investigate hillary clinton after a watchdog group accuses of her of giving clinton foundation owners special access when she was secretary of state. shocked by the vast scope of hillary clinton's criminality. on late night, clinton laughed off trump's unfounded claims that she's in failing health. >> it's part of the wacky strategy. just say all these crazy things and maybe you can get some people to believe you. deadly encounter. a north carolina trooper shoots and kills a deaf driver. after a traffic stop turns into a chase. that officer now on leave.

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