tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC February 26, 2016 4:30am-6:00am EST
>> have a great weekend. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e-mail: email@example.com >> breaking news at 4:30. one person is shot when violence erupts outside of a nightclub. we're live in brook lip. >> developing overnight, a fire breaks out on a high school. >> and the ground opened up on a street in new jersey creating a large sinkhole. good morning, i'm lori stokes.
i'm ken rosato. it's friday, february 26th. here's bill evans. >> looking at temperatures. we start out with what will be cold numbers. 35 around islip. as we move toward the east, about 37 toward montauk. we're going to be looking at numbers that will be quite chilly with a little wind that goes with that. with the winds going in at 29, we will have a chilly day today. we'll look at what's going to be sunshine, but by the time we get into the afternoon, 36. northwest wind at 15 to 35. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. heather o'rourke, what's going on out there? you are on or close to schedule at the long island railroad and metro-north doing just fine. we have ems activity at franklin avenue. the 2 and 3 trains are running
george washington bridge trying to go outbound. we have construction there and construction at the lincoln. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. a night of partying turned violent when one woman was shot and a man stabbed outside of a nightclub. this happened early this morning when an argument spilled out onto broadway in brooklyn. rob nelson is live in bushwick with the latest for us. >> reporter: police say this was some kind of altercation that began at a nightclub about two blocks from here at the end of it, one person shot, another person stabbed. at this hour, still no suspects. take a look at video just a moment ago. this fight began at 1:30 along roadway here in the bushwick section. police found two victims in the crowd fleeing the club. a 20-year-old woman who was
old man who was stabbed in the stomach. neither injury happened inside of the nightclub, which has hosting a single release party. both victims are expected to survive the injuries. at this hour, no suspects and not even a possible motive. rob nelson, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> thank you so much, rob. developing now in manhattan, thousands of students may be forced out of their school today because of fire. crews are on the scene trying to restore power. the fire started while workers were trying to repair a generator in the school's basement. 3,000 students attend the five high schools and charter school speak union square campus. education department officials are considering relocating the students for the day. coming up on 4:34. now to new jersey where a massive sinkhole opened up on a
swallowing a truck in the process. people who live on that dead end street have to come up with a plan to get out of their homes. mallory, they won't even let you get too close to this right? >> reporter: ken, good morning. you can see the road blocked behind us. i want to show you video from what it looks like about a block back from there. that's where work is going on. this is a dead end street and crews seem to be making good progress. it's unclear if it was a blockage or broken pipe here. we're told this was the scene last night. the 20 foot by 30 foot hole began forming yesterday on glenn drive in midland park. it opened up as a public works pickup truck arrived after a report of water bubbling up from a manhole cover. the truck tumbled into the crater and raw sewage came out.
frightening moment for the men in the pickup. >> there were two people in the nobody got hurt. that's the main thing here. >> reporter: again, those two men are okay this morning, but work will take. mollry hoff, channel 7 -- mallory hoff, channel 7 "eyewitness news." flags in kansas will fly at half staff until sundown today to honor the victims of a mass shooting outside of wichita. overnight, we learned the name of the gunman. cedric ford was a painter at a lawn mower factory. authorities say he drove through town taking shot as the people before storming into his work place with an automatic weapon. he killed 3, wounding 14 others, 10 are in critical condition before police engaged and killed him. >> i witnessed him shoot the shots.
out of the assault rifle. >> we heard a pop, pop. we thought it was metal falling on the ground. the doors opened and people started screaming coming out saying go to the front. everybody said no he's out front. so everybody isn't started going back over here. -- everybody started going back over here. was arrested in 2010 on domestic violence and drug- related charges. he also had a record in his native florida for assault, battery, firearms possession. we'll have more on that at 7:00 right after "eyewitness news" on "good morning america." a brooklyn father facing harassment charges after confronting the son's teacher when the second grader allegedly was not allowed to use the bathroom. at one point, the father falls
the pta treasurer went to the school after saying his 7-year- old son was left sitting in his soiled pants for hours. the teacher said she felt threatened by the questioning and called 911. other parents are standing behind ameren. >> approaching the teacher to clarify why you didn't allow my son and he gets arrested for asking a simple question? so it's not her against him, it's her against us. >> parents say the arrest was retailiation after he -- retaliation after he demanded more resources from the school's principal. the department of education is investigating. this morning, two men were in the bronx with a scalding water attack on a panhandler. the two men in custody are franklin rosario and damian arias. police are still looking for a third suspect. investigators say the victim had asked the men for change. after walking with him, they beat him to the ground then
giving him second degree burns. former chief of suffolk county police will be back in court today on chargesch deprivation of civil rights and obstruction of justice. federal officials are expecting james burk to plead guilty after being offered a plea deal. he pleaded not guilty after being accused of assaulting a handcuffed suspect allege lid stole a duffel bag from burk's suv and trying to cover it up. he's expected to serve 41 months in prison. the time is 4:38. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. here's bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> we'll have sunshine and a nice morning as we get into the morning. we'll be looking at a great day today. we'll have plenty of sunshine, but we'll have a cold day today. temperatures will be in the upper 30s. we'll be looking at windchills in the 20s today. we'll be looking at clear skies around. we'll talk more about that in just a moment.
together every seven minutes. it's weather then heather. heather, i had a problem with the computer here this morning. >> oh, no. >> what do you have going on? >> i don't have a problem right here. you can see it's doing fine as you move through this spot. we have a different situation as we head over to our maps. we have problems here. route 80 going eastbound with repairs. they are doing some sort of guardrail repairs here. at mount olive road, you have a debris spill. 46 has an issue, you go onto route 80 or vice versa money in addition to this problem on route 80, we have another problem on 80 right near exit 60 in patterson. we have an overturned tractor- trailer that's been there for a while there. so that ramp is going to be one lane closed down.
4:39. new jersey transit and rail officials will be returning to the bargaining table today. the strike deadline is quickly approaching. at issue, health insurance premiums and pay increases. a federal labor board is recommending a 2 1/2% raise every year for the next 6 1/2 years, but the head of new jersey transit is claiming the agency simply cannot afford the costs of the wage and health proposals. the port authority changed course. now it says it will have a ceremony this spring to celebrate the occulus. patrick floyd didn't want to mark the opening because it cost about twice its original budget. other officials wanted acknowledgement on the project. still ahead, hundreds of patients are being urged to get a checkup after they may have
>> over the past two months, thanks to secretary carter's good work, just about all of our military partners have agreed to increase their contributions buying into our conception of how we ramp up the pressure on isil. >> the president said the fight against isis is complicated because terrorists entrench themselves in urban areas to use civilians as human shields. seaworld acknowledges it planted spies in the animal rights groups that were critical of its operation. one seaworld worker who implicated peta tried to incite violent protests in person and online. it was an apparent attempt by seaworld to discredit the animal rights group. seaworld could face civil and criminal problems from the information stolen from peta by its spies before.
>> we're looking at a very nice morning with partly cloudy skies. grab your morning gear because it will be a chilly start to the day. the winds are west at 10 but gusting to 29 as a cold west or northwest wind. look at the pressure. yesterday's high was 61. we hit that just after midnight. it was a cold day yesterday afternoon. now we're looking at 35 from kingston to poughkeepsie. 21 in monticello. you factor in the wind in here. it's kind of chilly. the wind is coming more toward the northwest. so we're looking at a 21 mile- per-hour wind around monticello. we're looking at chilly numbers to start the day.
20s for the real feel. tom's river. sowed we're looking at what's going to be clouds, breaks of there are some lake effect snows that have made it all the way to binghamton. you see how it streaks here? that's that cold northwest wind pushing those flurries from across the lakes. by afternoon as we go to 6:00 a.m., we're looking at 33 in the park to 23 north and only boroughs. and up to the north, we're looking at cold numbers. as we go to tomorrow morning, the wind dies down, so that lets the temperature drop off 15 in monticello. and then on saturday, we're going to warm to the 30s around to the low 40s. so we'll start to gradually warm up to 60 quickly by the time we get to sunday. blustery and cold. the highs will be around 38 degrees. 42 as we go into saturday.
at warmer weather as we go into sunday. we're looking at temperatures that will slowly warm into the upper 40s and then low 50s and then 60 degrees as we dead into next week. -- as we get into next week. >> that's so nice to see finally. >> yeah. i don't think -- i was talking about this upstairs with the staff. no snow, no harsh cold. nothing like that is really coming as we're going into spring. >> all right. no problem. >> spring is 31 days away. >> we'll buy you a cup of coffee, mr. evans. >> i need two. >> i'll buy the other. [ laughter ] >> thank you very much. everything seems to be doing just fine. new jersey transit, long island railroad, metro-north are running on or close to schedule. subway service is also running on or close. as you travel onto the new england thruway, we're doing pothole repairs here. so it is a very large pothole.
that spot on the bqe southwest, a disabled tractor-trailer. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. lori, over to you. hundreds of patients from a hospital in new jersey are being urged to get tested for hiv and hepatitis. that's because they may have been treated with tampered drugs. at least 213 patients have been notified they were treated at shore medical center in 2013 those patients received intravenous drugs that may have been tampered with by a former pharmacist who allegedly replaced morphine with saline solution. patients may have come in contact with the ex-worker's blood. he has been charged. legalized marijuana has led to a rise in emergency room
mountain high. visits doubled between 2012 and 2014. researchers pointed out visitors are more likely to use pot in excess while on vacation. e.r. visits related to marijuana have increased. >> a young boy had an allergic reaction to another passenger's dog, but the real overreaction was the other passengers who apparently applauded when the 7-year-old boy was escorted off the plane. the allegiant air flight was delayed leaving washington state earlier this week because of giovanni's allergy attack. >> i'm sorry, i'm sorry, i'm sorry. it's not my fault. it's actually your fault because one of them has a dog and said no way, i'm not getting off of the plane with my dog. >> what the other passengers
year-old was traveling with his father who has terminal cancer. they were on their way home to arizona after visiting family. in response, southwest airlines gifted the family with a trip to disneyland. >> don't be too quick to judge, right? it is 4:50. coming up on "eyewitness news" this morning, hollywood's biggest night is getting star power by the political world. vice president joe biden will take the stage. >> a man who was punched on the
pe you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. it's 4:53 and seven minutes before 5:00 a.m. we've got clear to partly cloudy skies. everybody's rolling here on the upper west side. we're looking at what's going to be temperatures today. we'll be looking at windchills in the 20s today as we get going. much of the day, we'll find clear skies and temperatures in the 30s. it feels like the 20s. it will warm up into the 60 degree numbers by sunday. it's weather then heather
hop's it going out there? >> we have a disabled tractor- trailer. south west right on the bridge. unfortunately that's going to cause a delay for those who travel onto the southwest side of the bqe. new england thruway, we have that pothole. a rather large pothole. new jersey transit, long island railroad, metro-north doing just fine. no major problems with our subways. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. the ex-boyfriend of a broadway actress will go before a judge today accused of making death threats against the star. the actress plays netty in "the color purple." christopher horton was waiting for her outside of the theater with a knife in his pocket and posted threatening messages that included one that said
el chapo may be ready to work out a plea deal. the one-time fugitive would plead guilty if he is extradited to the united states. in exchange, he wants a reasonable sentence in medium security prison. he faces charges of drug trafficking in california and murder in texas. a special tribute was held in honor of a new york city police officer who served his community and his country. [music] >> the benefit concert at the capital theater in port chester raised money for detective joseph lem. lem was killed by a suicide bomber during his third deployment to afghanistan.
vice president joe biden will introduce lady gaga before she performs the song "nih until it happens to you" -- the song "until it happens to you." mr. biden says he will urge americans to speak out against sexual assault. "eyewitness news" entertainment reporter sandy kenyon is in hollywood right now. watch for his live reports later today on "eyewitness news" and also tomorrow at 7:00, catch sandy's one-hour oscar special road to gold before the big show. then on sunday, oscar coverage starts right here at 5:00 on the red carpet. at 6:00, it's "eyewitness news" followed by more on the red carpet. then at 7:00, oscar's opening ceremony live from the red carpet. the oscars begin at 8:30 followed by "eyewitness news" at 11:00. >> sandy wears a tux so well.
always awesome. >> really well put together. mythical creatures and drivers in california fearing for safety and eyesight. >> police caught up with a unicorn after it spent hours running through traffic in central california. the yoon unicorn, which is a pony with something on his head had gotten away from a child's birthday party earlier in the day. julian's like, what, they are not real? not once, but twice the unicorn got loss. some drivers called in convinced they had seen a real unicorn. >> well, sasquatch was on his back with the abominable snowman. >> exactly. we do have breaking news from brooklyn. a fight inside of a club spills onto the street leading to a shooting.
captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 firstname.lastname@example.org good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. we're following breaking news in brooklyn. a fight inside of the club leads to a shooting and stabbing in brooklyn. >> we're learning new details about a shooting in kansas. floor. the remaining republican candidates duke it out in the last debate before super tuesday. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. you are never more seven
traffic. >> there you go. we start the day with clear to partly cloudy skies. it is a lot colder than this time yesterday. we're at 34 right now. 33 kingston. you know, we're up there. poughkeepsie yesterday was 61 at this time yesterday. today we'll be colder but we will have sunshine, so you need your sunglasses as well. we're at 38 today. it's going to feel like the 20s with the wind. all right. dress warmly. can you believe we'll warm pack up to 60 by sunday. we'll talk about that in the it's weather then heather every seven minutes. or close to schedule. close. we have this problem here on the bqe southwest with a disabled tractor-trailer. one lane is closed down as you go through that spot. here we have a large pothole on the new england thruway
so expect delays and use caution. keep it slow. 46 going east, mount olive road. we have a debris spill at 80 east. farther east as you go right, we had an overturned tractor- trailer cleared from that ram top exit 60. that's our release for this morning. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. lori? it's 5:02 and violence at a club in brooklyn. a woman is stabbed after a fight spills onto a bushwick street at a nightclub on broad way. rob nelson has the latest for us. good morning, rob. >> reporter: good morning, lori. police say the dispute began at a nightclub about two blocks from here. at this hour, police do not have a suspect just yet. this is video we shot a few minutes ago. they say this is where the
morning inside of the republic nightclub along broadway here along the bushwick section. police responding to the reports of a fight. two victims in the crowd fleeing the cub. a 20-year-old woman shot in the leg. a 22-year-old man who had opinion stabbed in the stomach. neither happened inside of the physical nightclub. at the time, the club was hosting some kind of music release party that was set to last from 8:00 until 2:00 in the morning. now, back here live, you can see that the shattered dallas right here on the sidewalk from this, apparently the window was damaged and whatever shooting or incident happened on the sidewalk, we saw one. workers trying to sweep up some of the glass. more has fallen since then. again, at this hour, no motive. a few minutes before we came on the air, the father of one of the two people hurt came up to us and said he has something to say about how the cops have
how his -- cops have handled the case and how his injured child is being treated. rob nelson, "eyewitness news." new developments on the deadly shooting rampage in kansas. the suspect targeting co- workers and random drivers. police shot and killed cedric ford at the lawn mower equipment maker where he worked but not before he took several lives. >> reporter: police say 38- year-old cedric ford started his rampage shooting at random drivers, wounding two before heading to excel industry where's he worked. >> it's tragic. >> reporter: ford armed with a rifle and handgun opened fire on his co-workers. bly heard people running out saying run, run and pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. everybody started scattering out of the building. i didn't realize what happened until i started seeing wounded
>> reporter: ford kept shooting until a single officer, the first to arrive, fired back. >> he took fire but went inside and saved multiple, multiple lives. a hero as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: in the end, four employees, including the many more wounded. >> inside of the building, he shot a total of 15 people. >> reporter: around 150 employees were inside at the time. worried friends and family waited outside for news. >> i just can't believe that the guy that shot things up lived right across the street from us. >> reporter: police aren't saying why they believe he opened fire but ruled out terrorism. excel is a familiar--owned company that
>> we're very satined by this horrific event. we're going to do what we can to take care of them and the tragedy. >> hesston is the 33rd mass shooting in the united states just this year. clayton san dell, abc news, wichita, kansas. >> we'll have a live report from kansas on "good morning america" coming up at 7:00 a.m. nearly two months after an attack on a man many suffolk county, and police have caught two suspects, sean lynch and ryan giffon are charged in the beating in the apartment complex. police say they were among a group of nonresidents on a basketball court when a man hit him and broke his jaw. the time is 5:06. the national issue on stage at the republican debate last
just a couple of minutes into the debate, cruz and rubio released everything they had on trump. >> when i was leading the fight against the gang of an amnesty bill, where was donald? he was firing dennis rodman on "celebrity apprentice." >> this is robinhood here. he talks about corruption 0. he borrowed money. >> the other two remaining candidates pretty much got to overheadp today is the annual remembrance for a member of the city's finest who was murdered on the job. they gathered to honor officer edward burns as a rookie who
he was alone in his patrol car while protecting the home of a witness in a drug case. the killing happened five days after burns' 22nd birthday. >> it awakened this country that the reality is we allowed the fors of evil to go too far. time is 5:08. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> here's partly cloudy skies with the camera bouncing around a little bit. we've got wind out there, too. the temperature this hour, a chilly 34 degrees. 35 around the five boroughs. we'll be looking at what's going to be a wind here to make it feel like the 20s during the day today. so clouds, sun and cold air pouring out of the northwest.
going, as you see the streaks. noontime temperature 35. mind you, average afternoon high is 43, 44. at the bus stop, the huckleberries will be there today dressed warmly today. i don't know, they look pretty good to me. i don't know. they wear the same clothing you and i do. >> of course they do. [ laughter ] >> it's weather and traffic every seven minutes. how are we doing? >> not a bad ride. we do have something happening on the new england thruway, and it's on the southbound side near gun hill road. you want to use caution as you go through that spot. bqe south west, we have a disabled tractor-trailer. so you can expect delays as you doe through there. new jersey transit, long island
our subways are running on or close to schedule. as you go into new jersey on east, right here and 80, there is a right lane repair. we had an earlier problem on 80 eastbound at exit 60 involving a tractor-trailer. that has been cleared up. that ramp has been reopened. street cleaning rules are in effect. coming up on "eyewitness news" this morning, we're learning more about the victim and family members who demend on this knockout victim. >> thoughts of customers are still in the dark on long island after i do everything on the internet. but, it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest.
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welcome back. it's 5:12. it was a shocking unprovoked attack. we're learning more about the 37-year-old street cleaner who was knocked unconscious on a corner in patterson. we learned he supports 10 family members in guatemala including his wife and five chirp. his family hopes to gain visas to be able to join him in america. until then, he sends much- needed money and supplies to them in order that they survive. his wife said that her husband could have been killed, but then who would be able to take care of their children? two men were charged in the attack. the attorney claims the teen's adhd could be a contributing factor. utility cruise are still working to get the lights back
stormy weather. long island police closed the road until workers could get to the downed power lines. right now, just under 3,000pseg customers are without power on long island. crews spent the night trying to restore power in new rochelle in chester county. at one point, 120,000 con edison customers reported outages. you know something about that area, don't you? >> oh a little bit. born and raised there. >> right by the water there is a statue of ken there. >> pigeons frequent it. [ laughter ] here's what's going on. we look at roosevelt island. over to the fdr, that's the chrysler building. our camera is 27 stories up.
so we got a bit of a wind coming. the west-northwest wind at 102029 degrees. dry humidity, yesterday's high 61. we hit that just after midnight and the temperature dropped like that all during the day. normal highs are about 44. so the record high is 65. so we're looking at temperatures really chilly this morning. it's 61 to start the day. you factor in the wind, and it feels like some temperatures that are 40 degrees colder this morning. 8 -- it feels like it's 27 but 8 mile-per-hour wind speeds. so we're looking at a cold north west wind. feels like 11 around monticello to 20s through much of the area. see how this kind of snow streaks in and there's some flurries with that cold northwest wind. i don't think we see many flurries.
monticello and the catskills. it'll feel like the 20s. tomorrow morning, the wind dies down, so it will feel like 18. p air temperature will be around the mid-20s to start the day up. we'll get to near 60 by sunday. after school today, kiddos, we're looking at 38, bright and blustery. tonight, clear and cold. winds diminish, 18 in the burbs, 26 around the five boroughs. tomorrow, sunshine and a breezy day. 42 is close to our normal high. sunset at 5:38. that will feel good. we're at 45 on sunday. we're going to get to near 60 as we get into sunday and monday with a little shot of some rain. we're going to be looking at temperatures well above normal this time of year right into next week. no harsh cold and no snow. personally, i feel like we
when you look at where the jet stream is and into canada and the bermuda high with its return. maybe we've got an early spring. >> maybe. >> it's always so cold up into monticello. >> that's why i don't live there. >> that's what i was going to say. >> the nice thin if you live in monticello. >> it's a great place to be when you get to spring because you get to fly fish and everything thaws out. before that. >> before that what? >> that's a hearty group. >> and we're not dissing monticello. >> no, no! >> our director calls it chill-o. >> metro mother doing just fine, everything is running on or close to schedule. that is a large pothole so use caution through that spot. bqe, disabled tractor-trailer
you go southbound on the bqe. a minor delay on george washington bridge. lincoln looks great. going outbound at the george washington bridge, that construction is just about cleared away. then we'll take a look over here and tell you that this problem is still with us on 80 and 46. so 46 as you go eastbound on mount olive road, you have this debris spill. right near exit 28 it's emergency repairs. ken, lori, over to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead, on hollywood's biggest night, everyone who's not actually at
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we're just two days away from the oscars, and that means final touches of holly bad glam are going that -- hollywood glam are going into place. >> that means top of the line food, booze, and prizes. >> the winners take home gold of their own with prized watches. the party raises money for the elton john aids foundation. you never know who's going to walk through the door. >> that makes it very, very
>> there will be auctions for hollywood elite that can bid on items designed by sir elton john himself. speaking of the musician, he'll be providing the entertainment for the guests. >> that sounds like more fun than the actual event. >> um pup. >> the red carpet is wait. "eyewitness news" entertainment reporter himself sandy kenyon is in hollywood right now. his live reports begin later today. >> today at 7:00, you'll want to watch the road to gold. oscar coverage starts right here at 5:00 with "on the red carpet" followed by "eyewitness news" followed by more "on the red carpet." then the oscars live. so the 80th academy awards are at 8:30. "eyewitness news" will follow the show and then it's at
after the oscars. >> it's one of my favorite annual events, the party and the whole show with the giant screen, it's just fun. join us on abc 7. it's 5:23. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> we take a look outside. shall we? here we go down asbury park way. that's the navigational buoys. this is the pier. we've got good visibility about 20 miles as you look all the way down to point pleasant. this morning, here are snow showers getting to binghamton. those will make it all the way down to our area. we're looking at 31 around new city, though. 34 around newark at the park. jamaica queens is about 36. northwest wind at 37 miles per hour makes it feel chilly. dress warmly. it's going to warm to 60 by sunday. heather's looking at your commute.
>> as you go to the van wyck, we look at the fdr drive and you can see that delay getting down in through the ninth. they have construction set up in that spot. new jersey, long island railroad, metro-north doing just fine. lori, ken, over to you. 5:24. still ahead, a retailer is closing more than a dozen stores all across the country. >> also ahead in our next half
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on the money this morning, asian markets had a day of gains to close out the week. >> japan's nikkei average picked up 48 while hong kong's sang seng jumped. the dow jones starts the day up. nasdaq composite and s&p 500 also begin higher. a retail favorite is closing stores across the country and why ashy's is going vegetarian. >> reporter: good morning. topping america's money.
>> kohl's is closing 18 stores. >> the list of stores will be revealed next month. volkswagen is facing a march 24th deadline to say whether it has found an emission fix that is acceptable to u.s. regulators. >> a federal judge saying yesterday that time was running out for the german auto-maker to resolve the scandal affecting 600,000 diesel vehicles. this one's for rina. arby's is going vegetarian on leap day next monday. >> it will offer its first ever vegetarian monday. no meat alternatives to all of its meaty sandwiches. rest assured. >> have a good day. coming up in our next half hour, we're following breaking news in brooklyn. a fight inside of a nightclub spills onto the street and i built my business with passion.
breaking news. a woman is shot and a man stabbed outside of a nightclub. >> a mass shooting in the nation's heartland. >> a sinking feeling for neighbors on a dead end street forced to deal with major problems outside of their homes. i'm ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. bill? >> good morning, everybody. i was putting a little weather together with heather, and we'll have that up on facebook for you in a moment. look at these temperatures here. we're looking at 23 to 21 for monticello and around port jervis. you can see new york, new
port jervis. we're looking at 34 around yonkers. 36 on long island. we're looking at about 35 around wrightstown. the winds out of the west and northwest. so the wind is nasty out there this morning. so we have real feels in the 20s. today we are 40 degrees colder than yesterday. i know you won't ask me to chain that, right? >> no. >> then you can tell white house's going on with mass rancid. >> reporter: i will explain this. this is very complicated. subway service is running on or close to schedule. if you are going to the new england thruway this is complicated right near gun hill road. that say pothole. we have an accident van wyck northbound right at the l.i.
at least one lane is blocked off. minor delays george washington bridge, lincoln, holland all doing just fine. as you go over to 46 eastbound, we have a debris spill. route 80 east, emergency right lane repairs. so you find delays on 46 and on 80 as a result of these two problems. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. ken, over to you. 5:32. we're following breaking news in brooklyn. nightclub in bushwick. now police are trying to figure shot a man. >> reporter: as you said, still lots of important questions about what happened here. what police tell us at this hour is that this dispute began from here. at the end of it all, one person was stabbed, one person suspects just yet.
earlier when we got to the scene. police say the fight began at 1:30 inside of the republic nightclub in the bushwick section. police responding to a report of a fight inside found two victims in the midst of the crowd fleeing the nightclub. at the end of the day a 0-year- old woman was shot in the leg. -- a 20-year-old woman was shot in the leg, a man stabbed in the stomach. neither happened inside of the nightclub. at the time, the club was hosting a release party that was set to last until 2:00 this morning. you can see at this corner how street. this is probingen glass from a checkers -- this is broken place. apparently it was shot at or broken somehow in the melee that broke out as the fight made its way from the nightclub here. also just in the last few
year-old man stabbed this the van. we're waiting still for him to come back to be interviewed. he told us something interesting. he said his son is now in the hospital, again, stabbed in the stomach awaiting some kind of operation, but for some reason, police are detaining his son because there's confusion about what his son's role in this may have been. he said he'd come back and give us an interview. clearly another side of the story emerging from the father of one of the victims. for now, reporting live from the bushwick section of brooklyn, rob nelson, channel 7 "eyewitness news." a developing story now with a fire at a high school many manhattan's union square. the overnight electrical fire in the basement of the international high school may force the relocation today of
the electrical system needs extensive repairs, and it's not clear how long it will take to fix the problem. neighbors are left with major problems on this dead end street. mallory hoff is live in midland park where work is now under way. mallory? >> reporter: lori, good morning. as you can see behind me a road block. and it's not going to be easy to get in and out. i want to take you beyond this road block. crews appear to be making morning. it's unclear if the sewer line overflowed because of a blockage or a broken pipe here. we're told the 24 homes on the street did not lose utility service. this was the scene last night. the 20 foot by 30 foot sinkhole began forming yesterday on glenn drive in midland park. it opened up as a public works pickup truck arrived to pick up the report that watt wears
the truck tumbled into the 6 foot deep crater. that's when raw sewage came out creating a mess. it was a frightening moment for the men in the pickup. >> there were two people in the truck and they got out on the other side. >> very close call. >> nobody got hurt. that's the main thing here. >> reporter: again, those two men are okay this morning. no word, though, on how lock this work will -- how long this work will take. it's 5:36. we're learning more about the gunman behind a mass shooting in kansas that killed 3 and wounded 14. cedric ford a painter at a lawn mower factory drove through town taking shots at various people before storming into his weapon. a single police officer reached the scene and killed him money. shots. i saw the shell casings come out.
we thought it was metal fall together ground. then the doors swung open and people screaming go out front. then they said no he's out front so everybody started going over here. >> flags in kansas will fly at half staff to honor the victims of the mass shooting. ford was arrested in 2010 on domestic violence and drug related charges. he also had a record in florida. police have arrested two men in the bronx for a squalidding water attack on a panhandler. the two men in custody are franklin rosario and damon arias. police are still looking for a third suspect. the victim asked the men for some change. after walking with him, they beat him to the ground then poured hot water on his face giving him second degree burns. 5:37. the former chief of suffolk
court on charges of deprivation of civil rights. james burk is expected to plead guilty after being accused of assaulting a handcuffed suspect who allegedly stole a duffel bag from burk's suv and tried to cover it pup. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. bill evans has the forecast. >> take a crook outside. we have a chilly start to the day. we are looking at a few clouds all wait from staten island to the verrazano narrows bridge and a nice morning this morning. we have a few clouds coming across the northwest. those clouds will kind of stream in here and slide from northwest to southeast. as we see that there's a few flurries -- there's a few flurries around the ohio valley
>> had to wake eddie up is all. we get into friday. i'm sorry i woke him up. 37 by noontime. 36 later on today. the forecast for morning, kiddos, dress warmly. it's 32. it will be like the 20s. see how the kids here have the same shoes? >> yes. >> i got 'em on sale. >> thank you for the shoes. >> you could be barefoot, okay? >> that's right. i could have to walk uphill both ways with newspapers on any feet like my dad did. [ laughter ] the tappan zee bridge is doing just fine. let's talk about the taconic. we have all lanes closed down in both directions. new england thruway south at gun hill road that is hot hole repair going on.
1/2 years but the head of the new jersey transit claims that the agency cannot afford the cost of the wage and health proposals. meteorologist bill evans joins us with the weekend in the forecast. >> there you go, the chrysler building right there. the very tippy top as we have the chrysler building brought to you by dodge chrysler. looking at the east river, flushing queens. planes will be taking on and off. i want to give you another look of our picture on the upper west side. columbus avenue, upper west side. juilliard, lincoln center, we're looking at a good morning here. certainly a lot drier. you have a better walking day today on the uperr west side and the five -- upper west side and the five boroughs. winds are west at 10 gusting up to 29. that's the thing. yesterday we were starting out with a temperature near 60 degrees. now we're at 34 and you cake
feels much colder. cold high pressure out of the north. .200 of an inch little drizzle. now that we're going into today, temperatures under the 30s. look at these winds out of the west and northwest from 8 to 21. 15 miles per hour toward monticello. here's the real feel. it's chilly out here. 11 in monticello the real-feel. 25 in the park and bridgeport. so a chilly day today. the flow is out of the northwest. you see the flurries here. by 7:00, 32 in the park to about 20 in monticello. that's what our normal temperature shoe be. normal high is about 43, 44. tomorrow morning, we start off cold, you know, teens north and
yet the wind is gone tomorrow and we'll get into the low 40s by afternoon. here's your forecast. today after schoolkid does, after school it's 38. blustery and chilly, the windchills in the 20s. we're looking at sun and clouds 28 degrees. 26 around the five boroughs. tomorrow, it's sunny and breezy and a nice saturday. the sun sets at 5:44. on monday, we're going to be close to that with a shot of a shower. even when up see next week, temperatures are around 50 and a little bit warmer than normal for this time of the year. i will be down in your neck of the woods, lori. >> maryland?
match and then i'll be at the university of virginia. >> i'll be there, too. >> ken, you want to come to a swim meet this weekend? i've got two. >> i'm going to be grooming the dog. >> you have horses at your swim meet? >> no, we just have a lot of swimmers. [ laughter ] we're going to talk about the taconic at peekskill road with an accident. all lanes are closed down. new jersey transit, metro-north on or close to schedule. subway service is on or close. as you go to new england thruway south near gun hill road, it is an accident. actually it's a pothole being cleared. minor delays george washington bridge, lincoln, and holland are all doing just fine. very quiet for now. i want to talk to you about route 9 south.
so it's near the ocean county burlington border. if you normally use route 9, you are going to find this overturned vehicle. so we have all lanes closed down as a result. let's show you the tappan zee bridge coming into west chester. no major problems to report there. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. lori, ken, over to you. still ahead, the husband of a young woman who chose to end her life when diagnosed with terminal cancer brings her fight to new york. >> and hoping that hey new
welcome back. a stolen puppy is safe and sound in a pet store in new jersey. the woman stole it from carney. workers say the woman took that puppy out of a window display while pretending to be a customer. two teens found the puppy last night wandering the streets. now it is safe with the owners. a one time staple in baseball dugouts may be ill lee. the city health department is backing a measure to ban smokeless tobacco from all ticketed sports arenas including city field and yank you can i stadium. -- yankee stadiums. it's already banned in boston, los angeles, and san francisco. if you enjoy a good, cold glass of beer, why not try a
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you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. it's 5:54. six minutes before 6:00. this morning, taking the ferry from staten island. cheng out these winds. 32 miles per hour. make sure you get into the ferry. get in there wick, sit down, bundle up and hunker down because today it's on the chilly side here. if you are taking the ferry back and forth, about a 14 to 18 mile-per-hour wind and water temperature about 40 degrees. look at the windchills. as we go through the day,
over the freezing mark. >> what's going on? >> we have an accident, an icing condition, all lanes are closed down. as you go northbound on the taconic, you will find heavy delays as you get into that spot. we're also finding a problem on 23 northbound. two lanes are closed down with that accident being cleared away. on 46 as you go eastbound right near mount olive road, that is another debris spill. 80 eastbound we have emergency repair as exit 28 so expect delays through there. another problem is route 9 south in little leg harbor. we have an overturned vehicle. all lanes are closed down. mass transit is doing just fine. subway service is running on or close to schedule. street cleaning rules are in effect. lori, over to you.
will have a ceremony this spring to celebrate the oculus. the hub partially opens next thursday. the executive director did not want to celebrate it because it costs twice the original budget. others wanted to mark the symbolic significance of rebuilding after 9/11. the husband of brittany maynard is lobbying new york lawmakers to approve the right to die bill. she was the woman who was diagnosed with a brain tumor and given six months to live. last year, right to die bills all mentioned her. the new york one would allow life-ending drugs from a physician. it's 5:56. we're closing in on 6:00. also following breaking news this morning in brooklyn. the search is on for the
stabbed a man after a night out turned violent. we are live on the scene. >> an emotional ceremony in queens. new york city's police commissioner joining officers to remember one of their own killed in his cruiser 28 years ago today. >> 5:57. you are going to need to bundle up before you head outside, but you won't need the heavy coat for long. meteorologist bill evans has the exclusive accuweather forecast for today we built our factories here because of a huge natural resource. not the land. the water. or power sources. it's the people. american workers. they build world-class products. and that builds communities. and a better future. for all of us. because making something in america means so much, to so many.
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inside of a brooklyn nightclub leads to violence in the street. a woman was shot a man stabbed, and the search is on for their attackers. >> and new information about the gunman behind a deadly mass shooting into kansas. >> i don't understand because your ties are made in mexico and china. you will be starting a trade war against your own clothing line. >> that's one of the many heated exchanges in the gop debate as they push toward souper tuesday. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. thank you for joining us. it's friday, february 26th. here's meteorologist bill evans with the forecast. >> we start off with a chilly morning. yesterday, we were at 60 degrees to start the day. 30 around white plains. 35 islip, 34 down the jersey shore. yes, it will be a cold day.