we are live in noho this morning. diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. >>> also developing one man is dead after flames tore through a multifamily home in suffolk county. investigators say the fire started in the basement of the house on grant avenue in bayshore. 62-year-old curly tut was killed. several adults and children that lived in other apartments escaped. the cause of the fire does not appear to be criminal. >>> a queens high school student is facing charges after police say he threatened a classmate with this knife. of holding the dagger against a 17-year-old girl's neck at newtown high school. he is charged with possession of a weapon and harassment. earlier this week parents filed a lawsuit against the department of education citing the number of guns found in new york city schools in recent weeks. >>> local leaders are holding a news conference calling on the hit and run driver behind a deadly accident to come forward. a silver or gray four-door sedan moments before it struck a man yesterday in astoria.
live in noho, i'm brian thompson for today in new york. >> that is a concern. thank you, brian. >>> well, one of european's most wanted men is now under arrest in a terror sweep in belgium. in all police rounded up five men in a series of dramatic one of the men is believed to be mohamed abrini. he is the last known suspect in the paris massacres. and it's believed he's also linked to the brussels bombing. >>> north korea says it has successfully tested a long range rocket engine. this is the latest threat coming from kim jong-un's regime. last week north korea said it successfully tested a new antiaircraft weapon. >>> timothy dolan is heading to the middle east this weekend for a first hand look at the damage isis has done there. he is traveling to iraqi kurdistan. the delegation will visit refugee camps, schools, and clinics. dolan will also meet with clergy member who is have been helping those expelled by isis. this visit is part of dolan's >>> pope francis issues a new proclamation for catholic families. in the 260-page document called the joy of love, he
police say the 55-year-old was attacked at the platform at the bleaker street station in noho 3:00 this morning. police say the man, from israel fell asleep on a bench after getting lost. that is when they say someone tried to rob him. times and we have reaction to the latest subway slashing in a live report at 12:30. in the meantime, 16-year-old boy under arrest accused of threatening a female classmate with a knife in a queens school. police say 16-year-old christopher mcquaid held this dagger against a 17-year-old girl's neck yesterday at newtown high school in elmhurst. parents of 10 new york city public school students are now suing the department of education over an increase in violence in schools. >>> now to vote 2016 -- the battle for new york. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders goes back to brooklyn for a pair of rallies this afternoon. while hillary clinton vies for votes upstate. rob nelson is following the campaigns. rob? >> reporter: good afternoon. bernie sanders and hillary clinton both touting their new york routes again. bernie sanders will be in front of
some breaking news, a new video of the man suspected of slashing a tourist in noho subway station on bleaker street. take a look. an israeli tourist fell asleep on the platform. you can see the suspect struggling with the victim this morning. the suspect slashing the tourist on the neck, face and hands. if you recognize this man, please call police. springsteen has canceled a concert in north carolina. a law requires transgender people to use a restroom that matches their birth sex. springsteen issued a statement that reads in part, some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry which is happening as i write is one of them. >>> a big breakthrough for spacex. >> mission liftoff of the falcon 9 rocket. >> for the first time, the company managed to land a booster rocket successfully on a barge off cape canaveral after launching the supply mission to the international space station. it returned to earth balanced on the thrust of its engine, executing a pervert fect vert tal ical touchdown. this will save spacex millions of dollars giving it a
that's the latest from noho this morning, diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. >>> developing right now, one through a multifamily home in suffolk county. investigators say is the fire started in the basement of the house located on grant avenue in bayshore last night. curly tuff was killed. several adults and child that lived in other apartments escaped. the cause of the fire does not appear to be criminal. >>> new this morning, tracks are cleared where a car collided with a train in new jersey. it happened before 3:00 this morning on south midland avenue in saddle brook. police say the car was crossing the nj transit bergen county line tracks when it crashed into a freight train. no one inside the car was hurt. >>> police are searching for two people that ambushed a 71- year-old man inside his home attacking and robbing him. luis rosario said he first ignored the suspects when they knocked on his door last week. when he opened the door, a man in and a woman sprayed the 71- year-old in the face with something as the man pulled out a switchblade and held it to rosario's neck.
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