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next victim. >> reporter: ambrose is determined to turn the murder rate around and says 80 new officers are a sign of hope. but some lifelong residents believe as much as they love the city, there's a long way to go. >> i'm born and raised in newark. i've chosen to stay here and work here. i feel safe because i'm from here. i know where i can and can't be at certain times. >> i think reported crime is down here, but crime in general is the same and probably more >> reporter: now, ambrose says another 135 officers are currently in the academy and expected to hit the streets in january. in another sign of progress, all 911 calls in newark are being handled by newark police operators instead of being call forwarded to jersey city. live in downtown newark, i'm lisa evers, fox 5 news. back to you. dari: it's been almost three
there have been no arrests. the reward is $200,000 for info leading to the arrest of the killer. she was found strangled to death in a marsh after going for a run. the 30-year-old was also raped. anybody with info should call crimestoppers. 800-577-tips. steve: the fbi said to be investigating another cyber attack targeting e-mails. the times has yet to comment on that report. dari: president obama got a firsthand look at louisiana today. some critics are saying his visit is a little too late. steve: linda schmidt with the lingering criticism over the timing of the president's trip. >> reporter: that's right. louisiana's democratic governor asked the president not to come to louisiana until the disaster response was over and the recovery effort had started.
visits sometimes can put a strain on the limited resources that are available in times like these. despite that request, the president not showing up until after his vacation had ended doesn't play well to some. president obama walks some of the flood-ravaged streets in baton rouge, louisiana, comforting some of the families who have been devastated by the natural disaster. the flooding claimed 13 lives, damaged more than 60,000 homes and forced thousands to temporary housing. more than 115,000 people across southern louisiana have signed up for federal disaster aid. >> i come here to say that the prayers of the entire nation are with everybody who lost loved ones. we are heartbroken by the loss of life. >> the store hit august 11th, dumping 20 inches of rain on three days.
funding available and critics blasted the president for playing golf and continuing with his family's two-week vacation in martha was vineyard, massachusetts, instead of immediately heading to louisiana to survey the damage. donald trump visited baton rouge on friday. later that day, the white house announced the president would fly to louisiana today. his family vacation ended on sunday. folks here don't care about the political maneuvering. they just want help. >> i don't care i want to get my home back to where it was. >> i think any big political figure that visits draws attention to the situation we're in. so i think it's good for anybody to come here. >> what i want the people of louisiana to know is you're not alone on this. even after the tv cameras leave, the whole country is going to continue to support you and help you until we get folks back in
reb rebuilt. >> reporter: hillary clinton will also be visiting louisiana. she issued a statement yesterday saying she would visit at a time when the presence of a political campaign would not be disruptive. back to you. steve: very well. thank you. new zika concerns in florida. the governor confirming today five new non-travel related cases including one in tampa across from the winwood section, considered to be one of the center's of the outbreak. that brings the total number of loca more than 40. dari: donald trump returned to texas to defend his stance on immigration. steve: while hillary clinton appears to be gaining ground in the lone star state. dan bowens has the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: steve and dari, texas hasn't voted for a democrat since jimmy carter in 1976. while donald trump is still up and favored to win, polls are closer than expected. the new york billionaire is facing questions about his
immigration. immigration and border security, the focus of donald trump's events in texas, looking to clarify whether he's softening his position on illegal immigrants. >> we're going to obey the existing laws. the existing laws are very strong. the existing laws, the first thing we're going to do, if and when i win, is we're going to get rid of the bad ones. >> reporter: at a rally in ohio monday, trump embracing calls to build his between the u.s. and mexico. >> mexico is going to pay for the wall. >> reporter: the campaign insisting trump is not flip-flopping after reports he may be shifting from his call to deport 11 million undocumented workers, a core promise of his campaign. >> he has said the same thing. let's enforce the law. if you enforce the law, a lot of good things happen with repeat
state unusual at this point in the election. new polls show trump with a narrow lead in the reliably red state over hillary clinton. >> and she has had one big piece of luck this year in that she as an opponent with bigger trouble. >> the e-mail problems are not going away. the state department ordered to release 15,000 e-mails discovered by the fbi during its investigation. it comes as the clintons are facing criticism from the and the way it raises money. the former secretary of state making light of the issue during an appearance on jimmy kimmel. >> reporter: how do you prepare for a debate with donald trump? >> i'm here to ask for your help. you've got to be prepared for wacky stuff that comes at you. i am drawing on my experience in elementary school. >> reporter: a bit of hollywood
a big money fundraiser today, reporting the mega movie star and his foundation could be linked to a scandal involving the malaysian sovereign fund. justin timberlake stepped up to host the lunch. steve: pretty a list. thank you. green party presidential candidate jill stein making her case for being included in the presidential debate. she told reporters voters deserve to hear from all the candidates and claimed she could win if she cou exposure. >> polls show that the majority of trump supporters are not motivated by supporting trump. they're motivated by not liking hillary clinton. so let's give them another choice besides donald trump as an alternative to hillary clinton. >> steve: the latest poll from nbc shows dr. stein trailing trump, clinton and gary johnson with 5% of likely voters. the commission on presidential debates says candidates must have the support of 15 percent
debates. dari: an nypd watchdog is accusing police of breaking the rules, but the department is putting a different spin on that report. steve: arthur chi'en is live in lower manhattan to explain how the nypd is responding to this investigation >> reporter: this is all about the nypd's monitoring of political activity. for that, there are specific rules in place of what they are or are not allowed to do. that was the subject of the investigation by the city. it found in every case they looked at the nypd was justified to begin the cases, but, their words, the nypd routinely broke the rules. it's a tale of two releases. one, investigation concluded and interpretations. sounds like they got an a-plus making sure it's playing by the rules when investigating political activity. >> if we look objectively, we got a clean bill of health and recommendations about how to improve tracking processes. >> if you listen to the department of investigation, the agency that looked into this,
operations even when authorization had expired 54 percent of the time and used confidential informants without proper documentation. >> the nypd in limited time investigations would go over time, would not renew and would be doing investigations that were not authorized. we didn't really get good explanations for it. there were periods of time when these investigations lapsed. nypd in its defense, they're saying that those investigations were supervised during that period of time. but there is no excuse for poor record keeping. >> reporter: while the investigation found the nypd failed to follow rules regarding authorizations and timing, it did not question the motive of the agency which is to keep us safe. the nypd has agreed to adopt changes designed to help them keep better track of deadlines. >> a number of those recommendations we agree, have been working on that, have made the changes or agree with the
forward to implement them. >> just to be sure, the commissioner for the department of investigations tells us that they will circle back to this issue and review the changes made over the next few months to make sure they're effective. arthur chi'en, fox 5 news. back to you. steve: thank you. a local businessman trying to take the mystery out of what's in your hotdog. dari: how a family history in the cheese business led to the notion of making a better hotdog. steve: and plus it's every kid's dream come true. why
dari: okay. so all we've been talking about for the last 40 minutes in the studio is how good it smells in here. everyone is talking about it. here's why. a little business food for you. a long island man with a rich history in the food business is trying to clean up a new york city hotdog cart business. steve: no small task. alison morris is here to show us how snap dogs are different than the others. people are freaked out about the conditions of the carts. >> they have reason to. it smells so good. i've been dying for two minutes. keith's family started delivering cheese by horse drawn wagon in manhattan in 1896. it is really no surprise he would get involved in the cart business. what is surprising is what some of the other hotdog carts are
franks. in a sea of hotdogs, in the middle of times square, keith is on a mission. >> i wanted to elevate every component of the new york city hotdog experience, you know, one hotdog at a time. >> reporter: after working a new york city hotdog cart, he was pretty grossed out by what were being passed off as hotdogs, so he started sna >> they're made with 100 percent premium beef. we smoke them in a smoke house. every hotdog has the name snap dog and the word beef on the side so there's no more mystery. >> reporter: while others promise beef, there's no way to tell. he went to pamplona, spain, to find these temporary casings that write the word snap dog on the frank so there's no question what you're getting. the dogs themselves made right
valley in troy, new york, and the company that makes my hotdogs is huge in corn beef, pastrami and roast beef. they use the trimmings from those quality cuts of meat to make my hotdogs with. >> they have a history of making food in new york. his great-grandfather started dorman cheese and is credited with being the first company to put paper between cheese slices. dorman is trying to clean up the quality of new york hotdogs >> we're still trying to upgrade every component. we have the hand sanitizer rolling out. >> reporter: how are the hotdogs? we sent our intern nicole, who you might recognize from the "good day" hotdog eating contest. >> hi. can i get a hotdog, please, with ketchup? >> reporter: dorman says snap dog is an expensive undertaking.
he sees a lot of upward potential. >> the idea of spending more than we're making is our business model at this point and hopefully in time that will change. >> reporter: he is set to sell his millionth hotdog in a couple of weeks and he's well positioned to capture millennial dollars. they spend more on food than the prede predecessors. he's here in our studio, which is why it smells so good. in the interest of keeping things clean and got -- here's the snap dog. we have sauerkraut and special onion sauce. can i hand you some dogs? how do you like them? steve: i love mustard. dari: oh, nick. >> reporter: i've got kraut with mustard. we've got mustard and onion sauce. and a plain one.
dari: actually, you know what? nick: i better start now. dari: the onion sauce is really good. >> homemade. dari: nicely surprised. >> what else is in that? dari: very nice. steve: good stuff. dari: it's really good. has a gourmet twist to it. >> reporter: 100 percent beef. you wouldn't lie. dari: no. this is -- it has that snap that the new york city hotdogs that yo it's a step above. keeping it authentic. didn't take the new york things away. >> reporter: that's a sign you like it. dari: it's really good. >> we've got plenty more. the newsroom is going to kill us. steve: a perfect day today. nick: i'll come back to that. perfect day for eating hotdogs outside. what a day. that sky was spectacular. i mean, the quality of the blue -- what a beautiful day.
temperature comfortably warm, this is a top 5 day of the year. 82 and 61 the split. that's around average. 61 in the city this morning. on the cooler side. it was the upper 40s north and west of town. maybe some of the heaters kicked on in some homes. you never know. 92 and 51 in the records for the day. 6:15 the sunrise. down at 7:42. a beautiful afternoon at 80. humidity at 42 percent. sky was clear with sunshine. pressure strong and steady, 30.24. we hav a couple of days. the temperature will warm up a little each day, particularly towards the end of the week and as we stay dry. here are the highs for the day. above 80 from the city westward. 80 at sussex. 79 to the jersey shore. 79 islip. 76 on the east end. now we find temperatures back to around 80 in the city. and up towards bridgeport. it's 81 at poughkeepsie. mid 70s across the islands. we have 80s at sussex and allentown, back to 75 when you
westerly wind continues tonight and a west-southwesterly wind will get into play tomorrow. look at the northeast satellite photo. no clouds around. high pressure continues to be almost on top of the new york city area. eventually that will lead towards a southwesterly wind. the temperature will go up towards the end of the week, the humidity, too, but it will stay dry. 68 out the door in the city. 50s north and west. 79 middle of the day or lunchtime. middle of the afternoon, 85 as sliding away. a beautiful day here. eventually we'll start to see more cloud cover appear on thursday, but still a beautiful day. a few showers and storms will stay to the north and west. i don't think they'll bother us that much. we'll be finding a hot and humid day on friday. then nice and warm for the weekend. clear tonight. down to 68 in town. 50s to lower 60s cooler spots north and west. tomorrow, sunny and warm, low and middle 80s. you'll like that.
lots of sun, 86. humid, hot on friday. 91 will be the high. sun gives in to clouds. a nice weekend, middle 80s saturday and sunday. more clouds on monday. we'll stay in the middle 80s. overnight lows lower 70s nice weather is on the way. steve: perfect vacation weather. it is probably one of the only things that could make kids okay with going back to school. the promise of no homework. dari: which would be a great relief to parents. it's very stressful on them jennifer lahmers explains why one school wants to keep the studies in the classroom. >> school starts september 8th. imagine walking into the first day of class and your teacher telling you you won't have any homework for the rest of the year. that's what they're doing in texas. teachers seem to think kids can be doing something more valuable at home than homework. how much of that is true? once samantha posted this letter
teacher with the caption brook is loving her new teacher, it became a viral hit. i'm trying something knew, writes brandy young. there will be no homework this year. her reason? young wants her students to spend time at home with their families reading together, eating together, and playing outside. the letter was shared almost 70,000 times all over the world. >> they expect a lot from them. sometimes i think i agree with what he said. breaks are needed. >> more education is better than staying with the family. education is the key. >> i don't agree. i don't think kids should have to come home and have two hours of homework once they get out of school, especially when they're small. >> reporter: this psychologist says the idea makes sense, developing a child's communication skills as early as possible, not to mention easing stress for kids with busy after school schedules.
family and doing activities with your family members and it seems she's valuing that. that's wonderful. >> reporter: with many school districts focusing on standardized testing and common core, will kids be prepared with no homework? >> as long as the teacher is mindful of exactly what needs to be accomplished and makes sure they can do that during the course of the classroom period, i think you're good to go. >> jennifer lahmers, fox 5 news. steve: a great point. it's your problem to make the kid does the homework. dari: they call the parents. yeah. let's get rid of the homework thing. more family time. a new taco place is betting on people who grab and go. steve: the unusual location where they have decided to set
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steve: a popular rapper and tv host going back to school. dari: and a familiar face has defended her crown as hollywood's highest paid actress. simone boyce is here with entertainment headlines. >> reporter: let's talk about money, shall we? jennifer lawrence is the highest paid actress in hollywood. she made $46 million before taxes, which believe it or not
bankable talent primarily and franchises like "the hunger games" and a huge fee for her role in "passengers." it came out to the tune of 20 percent of the film's total budget. that's pretty staggering. and melissa mccarthy came in second on the highest paid actresses list with 33 million. so gymnast gabby douglas, i like this story, happy ending. he -- she was attacked for standing at attention and slammed for not clearing enthusiastically enough for her teammates. the gold medallist is getting the last laugh. she's got a new gig as a judge at the miss america pageant coming up in september. gabby said she's especially looking forward to hearing the platforms each of the women will represent. i can't think of a better judge for that. dari: absolutely. >> reporter: it's back to school for kids and nick cannon who is now a freshman at howard university. never too late to start.
actor went through the same application process as everyone else and cannon plans to graduate in 2020. we're not sure what his declared major might be. but drumline fans are probably hoping he'll join the band as he attended a fictional historically black college in that 2002 film. dari: when i look at that movie back in the day, you're like, whoa, that's nick cannon. >> reporter: he's done a lot. steve: the dream is going to college at 35. so perfect. >> reporter: and afford tuition. dari: wasn't that a rodney dangerfield movie? that was a great movie. steve: a great movie. dari: thank you, simone. well, turning the spotlight on the charities behind the candidates. steve: the donations that are dogging donald trump and hillary clinton. >> the therapy there' changing
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dari: the weapon to cure cancer could be inside our bodies. steve: sharon crowley shows us how immuno therapy is a game changer in "the big idea." >> talking about curability. for the first time in oncology, we can talk about curing cancers that were several years considered incurable. >> cancer specialists discovered a new way to system. immunotherapy may be the weapon needed to conquer one of medicine's fiercest foes. >> i was emotionally shaken. >> reporter: he's 52 now. but when he was 43, he felt a pain in his left knee running on the treadmill. doctors diagnosed him with sarcoma, a soft tissue cancer. he endured standard cancer treatment known as chemotherapy.
then the cancer returned. this time it spread to his lungs. >> that spot there, that's cancer. >> i was very much depressed. i didn't know where to go. >> reporter: he qualified to take part in a clinical trial run by dr. gary schwartz. he is chief of hematology and oncology at new york presbyterian columbia medical center. he used immunotherapy. the patient activates dormant t-cell, a white blood cell essential to the immune system. >> it's unparalleled in the history of mankind. remember, we're taking that t- t-cell, just sitting there, not doing anything, and we've changed the pattern of biology by activating it for the first time in the annuls of man. >> in a few months,
remember the tumor on his lung? >> it's completely gone. >> reporter: what caused that to be gone? >> this is the immunotherapy. now we see response rates that are extraordinary and survivals that are unparalleled. >> in 2016, more than 1-1/2 million people in the united states will be diagnosed with some form of cancer and nearly 600,000 people will die of it. >> now we have success in lung cancer, in types of head and lymphoma is extraordinary. 90 percent response rates. types of breast cancer, colon cancer. there's not a tumor type that these therapies will not work in. >> reporter: during immunotherapy, doctors administer drugs that will boost your immune system, training your own body to fight the cancer, unlike chemotherapy, there are virtually no side effects. >> it doesn't hurt.
fatigued, no fever. physically, emotionally, i'm feeling very strong. >> reporter: strong enough that this husband and father of two could see his father graduate. >> when i get -- i get a feel, god is giving me a day to live. >> reporter: the computer programmer hopes he will have a very long life. are you cancer free? >> definitely i i'll be cured. now i'm in complete remission. so i'm expecting a day that i'll be cured with the immunotherapy. >> reporter: sharon crowley, fox 5 news. dari: how's that. so enlightening and encouraging. head to our youtube page for an in-depth look at the history of cancer and why it's been so difficult to cure. steve: lawmakers and breast cancer survivors unveiled a state-of-the-art mobile breast cancer clinic on long island. the nassau university medical
3-d mammograms which can detect breast cancer earlier. patients also get the results in less than 24 hours. >> been using it over the last couple of years. it's really saved many, many lives. we've actually diagnosed many women who have had successful outcomes from this van going out into community. steve: the mobile clinic visits 50 communities in nassau county and screens more than a thousand women a year. >> both hillary clinton and about how their charities operate. dari: joe is here to explain why donations are becoming a huge issue on both sides of the aisle. joe? >> reporter: a poll in may showed hillary clinton and donald trump had become the two most disliked presidential candidates of all time, with voters questioning whether either one was honest and trustworthy. now as more e-mails from hillary clinton's private server get released, questions about how the candidates finance their
despite enjoying a lead in swing state and national polls, hillary clinton is facing growing scrutiny over her relationship to the clinton foundation and accusations of a pay for play atmosphere with big money and foreign donors during her time as secretary of state. >> pay the clinton foundation huge sums of money and throw in big speaking fees for bill clinton and you got to play. you got to do what you wanted to do. it's pretty sad. >> reporter: givg ammunition, a batch of e-mails released by judicial watch which raise questions about the relationship between the foundation and the state department and whether special treatment was given to foundation favorites. in one instance, a top foundation official reached out to top clinton aides at the state department saying it was important to take care of a person whose name was redacted. 10 minutes later, the a's replied that personnel was sending him options. >> we need to evaluate both candidates. what's important to know is
it does charitable work. donald trump's businesses, which affect his bottom line and net worth, have real ties to countries like russia and china. >> the donald j. trump foundation has been the subject of scrutiny with critics calling for investigation into the nominee's use of the foundation for political activity like giving checks to charities at political rallies or whether or not trump gave the amounts of money he said he would to specific groups. >> the question is is he being about how charitable he's been? he makes a big deal about it. it's a question. >> the two foundations fuelling a negative narrative for the unpopular candidates. >> it's self-feeding. people have the image that neither candidate is honest or straightforward and you tend not to believe them. it feeds it again.
if hillary clinton wins in november, the foundation will no longer accept foreign donations. what's worse, a review by the associated press found while she was secretary of state, over half the people outside the government that had meetings with hillary clinton ended up donating money to the clinton foundation. so we can expect to hear a lot more, especially from team trump in the coming days. steve: state through -- straight through election. dari: the surprising spot that
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steve: a new taqueria doesn't have to worry about foot traffic. dari: mac king shows us how they squeezed a taco joint into a subway station. >> reporter: before you get on the 23 from clark street off after you get off, a couple of guys from texas and their new york cousins want you to buy some breakfast taco is had on your way to work or maybe hung over. >> reporter: beneath the st. george hotel in brooklyn heights, tommy burns slices, scoops and spreads the ingredients for a quartet of breakfast tacos on the first day in business. >> breakfast tacos are good anytime of day.
about salsa. >> tomatoes, onions, garlic, fire roast jalapeno and red pepper and blend it together with spices and lime juice and throw it in the fridge. >> reporter: a year ago, tommy and a chef friend brought that recipe to a festival in austin. the salsa critics in the lone star state's capital approved and they started jarring three blends varying in hotness, moved to brooklyn, opened a taco stand and reached a salsa. >> they serve the salsa via taco. >> reporter: we are above ground. we're not really in the subway station. >> reporter: while he acknowledges they must overcome stereotypes, he believes people might be looking for a quick meal. >> people like to find something different. we're fortunate we can add that
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dari: fox 5 health news. officials have been pushing for kids to get the hpv cancers. but a new study finds that many parents are opting out of that. steve: joining us is dr. manny alvarez. why wouldn't you get a vaccine to prevent cancer? >> we've talked about this. hpv, human papillomavirus, a virus you get through sexual transmission, linked to cervical cancer, linked to many other diseases of the cervix, warts and infertility and things like
and still 40 percent or so of kids have been vaccinated. you have 60 percent. this is a reminder once again as to school begins that you should talk to your pediatrician, consider the hpv vaccine. it's 100 percent effective against the hpv virus 16, 18, those viruses linked to the diseases and you want to take note of it. it is quite effective. it has no side effects. people, when the vaccine came ou saying, well, this may induce promiscuity among teenagers and things like that. that hasn't been the fact. from that social aspect, i don't think you have to worry. have a conversation with your pediatrician. this is for teens and pre-teens, things like that. you should consider getting the hpv vaccine. it does help. steve: you have to get it before you get hpv. >> that's the thing.
women in their 30s. 79 million people are infected with hpv. this is not a strange disease. steve: long shot thing. >> 79 million people. you're bound to get yourself exposed to it sooner than later. it does have implications long-term when you think of having families and things like that. dari: there's still a stigma attached to the whole thing. >> everything is a -- dari: it's going to take time. >> it's going to take time.
his legs. you have to be careful. if you have a risk factor for clotting, particularly you should not cross your legs for a long period of time because you can develop a clot that way. that's the message. dari: i start to fall asleep anyway. your legs fall asleep. you can't stay in one position. >> you'd be surprised when you're young. dari: and focused on those dog-gone devices. yes. all right. thank you.
gorgeous, nice cool start. nothing to argue about. nick: perfect. the sky was amazing today. that blue sky was fantastic. we're going to shift gears for a second. we want to talk about the tropics. we're getting close towards the more active part of the annual hurricane season, september being the peak month, september 12th is the peak day for hurricane activity. now we have tropical storm gaston that's formed out in the atlantic. winds at 65 miles an hour. it will become a hurricane tonight into tomorrow. i'll show you where it will go this is another area we'll be watching closely. this has a pretty good chance of developing into either a first a tropical storm and we'll see whether it wanders through the caribbean. we'll keep an eye on that. here goes gaston. it's affecting fish, ships. it looks like at this point, it
becomes a category 2 hurricane. still far off from the united states. we'll still keep an eye on the tropics and it's that other system i showed you that bears watching over the next few days. 81 to 82 in the new york city area today. how nice was that. 81 at boston. albany, 80. 79 buffalo. pittsburgh the same. 83 washington, d.c., with sunshine, low humidity, a grand august day. top 5 in my opinion. and fox 5 sky guardian showing it's quiet on the radarscope. it will stay that wayor don't see any rain coming. high pressure is in control. the result, clear weather through the northeast going back towards the ohio valley and it's going to stay that way into tomorrow. nice and comfortably warm right now. here are the curren temperatures. poughkeepsie 81. 80 at sussex and allentown. 83 at newark. upper 70s at the jersey shore. nice evening at the beach. 80 towards bridgeport. there's the westerly wind that will continue tonight at 5 miles an hour or so. and become a west-southwesterly
there's the area of high pressure just sliding slowly off the eastern seaboard and because it moves in that direction, we'll see airflow out of the south and west. that will warm things up and make things more humid towards friday or so. tomorrow, mid 80s. still not too humid. 83 chicago. 89 atlanta. 90s further south and westward . 82 albuquerque. 82 in l.a. there's nothing far as any cloud cover. all clear tonight. stays sunny tomorrow. we'll keep sunshine in the forecast for thursday. some clouds will come in in the afternoon and that will be for our area for thursday night into friday. i don't think it will be that much as far as shower activity. friday, hot and humid. back to the lower 90s with a combination of sun and clouds. west winds 5 to 10 knots. waves running two feet. water in the lower to middle 70s. uvi back up to a 8 tomorrow.
it's 50s again, but middle 50s to lower 60s in the northern and western spots. sunday, 85 and middle 80s on thursday. another front moves along. the humidity drops. nice weekend. middle 80s saturday and sunday. back to 85 tuesday. steve: thank you. city playground has been a breeding ground for the best basketball players. dari: zachary shows us how one photographer culture of street ball. >> i'm at broward park today to catch up with one of the dudes responsible for capturing all this, the essence of summertime in new york city. i got this new camera. i need you to help me out. a picture is worth a thousand words. when you look at anthony's photos, you don't need an
the whole community come together for the summer and watch great basketball. >> reporter: he got an introduction to photography in his teen years and then left for the military, the marine corps, serving two tours in afghanistan. >> went to high school of graphic arts in hells kitchen. that's where i learned the craft. >> reporter: it's back to his first love. his success is experiences than just schooling. >> especially me. i've been broke. i've been homeless as a kid growing up. i've had to, you know, deal with the police out here. >> reporter: he views the work as more than art but a tool, maybe even a loud speaker. >> it's not like shooting sports and creating images and creating these incredible images.
>> reporter: who will? >> right. who will? exactly. >> reporter: thank you so much, brother. i appreciate your time. reporting in crown heights, zachary keisch, fox 5 news. dari: some of the best talent on the streets. we'll see you tonight at 10:00. steve: here's ernie with what's coming up at 6:00. >> thank you very much. we have a lot going on tonight. we've got much more on how the nypd conducts its surveillance of certain groups. this in lights lig report questioning procedures. and keeping romance alive later in life. more seniors are finding love in their living communities. and we've got the world famous dr. ruth on the show to talk about it with helpful advice.
ernie: it's news night. good evening. i'm ernie anastos. thank you very much f talking about it. tonight we have this story. just how far can the nypd go in the name of protecting our personal safety? it's a hot debate. a new report out today suggests police skirted certain rules as it looked into local muslim groups. arthur chi'en is outside police headquarters with more on this developing story tonight. good evening to you, arthur. tell us more. >> reporter: good evening. this comes down to our constitutional right. there are clearly defined rules
and cannot do when it comes to monitoring political activity. that was the subject of this one year investigation of the city. what they did find was the nypd was justified in every case that they looked at that they launched, but they found the nypd broke a lot of rules along the way. it's a tale of two releases. one investigation concluded, two interpretations. if you listen to the nypd, they got an a plus when it comes to making sure it's playing by the rules when investigating political activity. >> if we look we got was a clean bill of health and good recommendations about how to improve tracking processes. >> reporter: if you listen to the department of investigation, the agency that looked into this, the nypd continued its operations when authorization had expired 54 percent of the time and used confidential informants without proper documentation. >> frequently the nypd in the limited time investigations would go over time, would not renew, and would be doing
authorized. >> we didn't get good explanations for it. there were periods of time when the investigations lapsed. nypd in its defense, they're saying that those investigations were already -- were always supervised, but there is no excuse for poor record keeping. >> reporter: the report found going as far back as 2004, the nypd failed to follow rules as it monitored muslim groups. yet the inspector general did not question the motive of the agency, which is to keep us saf and pointed out every case the nypd initiated was justified. >> they believed according to the guidelines were well founded. they believed that every case they reviewed we met and articulated the predicates that set the bars for the investigations. >> on the glass half empty side, the police department says they're going to adopt the recommendations made in the report and they hope that will