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good morning, it's 6:00. new information this hour on the terror investigation? brussels. -- in brussels. minutes ago authorities confirming that they are searching for a second suspect connected to the suicide bombings at the airport and subway station, the very latest in a live report from brussels coming up. the obama administration planning a major announcement today about international plot to hack into a dam in westchester county. and right now, pope francis is leading the world's catholics in a hoe hi thursday mass -- holy thursday mass at the vatican. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm rob nelson filling in today for ken rosato. it's thursday, march 24th. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. and meteorologist jeff smith in for bill evans. >> well, lori, rob a back door cold front moved on through overnight and that's chilled things off considerably. around new york city. you got 30s in the north and west and newburg and
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low 40s on the island. there's that front and unfortunately, for eastern long island, these are your afternoon highs for today. only getting into the 40s whereas areas well south and west of the city down toward baltimore and washington, d.c. get into the 70s. much like yesterday. so this front really changing our temperature profile for today. and along the front, there's also a band of clouds so we're not going to have much in the way of sunshine i think there will be a few breaks out there from time to time. 48 8:00 in the morning. 52 your temperature by noon. 54 by 4:00 p.m. that east wind coming in off of the cooler waters of the atlantic ocean and keeping us quite a bit cooler than it was yesterday. again only 40s over eastern long island. and we're talking 60 degrees south and west so a big temperature range aross the area. we send it over to heather o'rourke right now. she's going to look at traffic. you can see behind me i have some flashing lights and this is the l.i.e.. the westbound side. it's an accidents this right near exit 28 which is ocean that street. as you travel westbound on the l.i.e.
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let's go over to the maps and talk to you about what's happening here as you travel onto routes 1 and 9. it's the local lanes south the ramp to route 78 going west. there's a downed tree which is rather odd. there aren't a lot of trees in the spot. the ramp to route 78. here's a look at the new jersey turnpike. as you travel in front of newark airport. not a bad ride for you there at all. we have new jersey transit, long island railroad and met renorth all running on or close to schedule. you have subway service also running on or close to schedule and then as you travel onto the taconic going southbound right near route 123 an accident. alternate side of the street parking is suspended today. over to you. thank you. and new the very latest from brussels two days after the twin terror bombings. authorities are ablatively looking for a -- actively looking for a second suspect
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train near the u.s. embassy and the headquarters of the eu. the first bombing site on tuesday morning remains closed today and a short time from now, the minister of the european union will hold an emergency meeting in brussels. we have two reports on the attacks and the victims with ties to our area. eyewitness news reporter a.j. ross begins our coverage now live in belgium. a. j.? >> reporter: well, lori so many across brussels have said they have felt compel to come to the city's center here. drawn to the growing memorial where they've left tokens of love and embracing one another and chanting and singing and showing the world peace love and hope conquers terror. a belgian police source confirms to us that investigators are actively looking for a second suspect seen on cc tv footage inside the subway station with bomber khalid el-bakraoui before he detonated his device. a candle light vigil in honor of a victim of tuesday's brussels attack.
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hectt who died after the attack in the metro station. >> i'm not afraid because terrorists, they want to get us to be afraid. and that's -- the thing. they will win if we going to be afraid to go out from home. >> reporter: as the country mourns, police are on an all- out manhunt for this run away terrorist, trying to stop him before he strikes again. his companion sources say are the master bomb maker if brussels and paris, 24-year-old najim laachraoui on the left. in the middle. 29-year-old ibrahim el-bakraoui both died at the airport. el-bakraoui's younger brother 27-year-old khalid also dead after carrying out the subway bombing. prosecutors claim both had extensive criminal backgrounds. in the aftermath of the attacks an unknown number is still missing. one of them emily's boyfriend 21-year-old bart mehome.
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if he is okay. that i'll see him again. and that his family will see him again. >> reporter: but for some american families, a sigh of relief. gaten powell from houston received word her 21-year-old stepson was found. he was left unconscious and said to have no memory of what took place. >> yes it's over. it's like whoo. >> reporter: european security and justice ministers will hold an emergency meeting later today and secretary of state john kerry will arrive here tomorrow. live in brussels, i'm a.j. ross, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, a. j. thank you very much. we'll, well, the victims of attacks in brussels hail from at least 40 different countries many of those killed have not yet been identified. but families for the ties to the tristate area are hoping of course their loved ones are found and are safe. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco has that part of our coverage from the newsroom. diana. >> reporter: rob. good morning.
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many are still missing as you mentioned. this morning, loved ones here are trying to make contact with those in belgium and while most of the victims have not been formally identified, we are getting a first look at some of the more than 30 killed in the attacks. the state department says about a dozen americans were hurt in the attacks. this is the first face of the confirmed dead. adelma tapia ruiz was coming to new york to visit her mother in new jersey. her husband and twin daughters were with her at the ticket counter. they had just walked away when the first bomb went off. they survived and she did not. others remain unaccounted for this morning. including a brother and sister from new york city. sasha and alex were at the brussels airport on the phone with their mother when the line went dead. alex's future father says with each passing hour, the family grows more worried. >> it's been more than 24 hours now. and so we know that there's a
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>> reporter: had that third bomb gone off, the biggest of the three, the brussels airport authorities say the list of casualties there will inside the -- there inside the airport would have been much higher. the airport remains an active crime scene this morning and officials there expect it will remain closed at least through saturday. we're live in the newsroom this morning, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. rob? >> all right thank you. a court hearing for one of the terror suspects behind the attacks in paris has been >> reporter: had that third bomb gone off, the biggest of the three, the brussels airport authorities say the list of casualties there will inside the -- there inside the airport would have been much higher. the airport remains an active crime scene this morning and officials there expect it will remain closed at least through saturday. we're live in the newsroom this morning, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. rob? >> all right thank you. a court hearing for one of the terror suspects behind the attacks in paris has been delayed again. salah abdeslam was captured in delayed again. salah abdeslam was captured in a raid in brussels last week. authorities believe his arrest did tip off this week's suicide bombing. his attorney reportedly i told a panel of judges this morning that he will not fight extradition to france to face charges in the november attacks. happening today in the justice department, it's expected to charge a number of iranians in the 2013 cyber attack against the small dam in rye brook. there are indications that the case goes way beyond the dam incident. with attacks on at least half a dozen major banks and financial institutions. all of the iranians named in today's indictment live in iran and it's not clear yet how or when they would be brought to justice. pope francis marks holy thursday by washing the feet of young refugees this morning. the public display is the pope's way of asking for respect for each one of the 12 ref joes. some of whom are not catholic. holy thursday commemorates a last supper of jesus christ when he established sacrament of holy communion prior to his arrest and crucifixion. and with that you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. back over to jeff smith. >> good morning rob. good morning lori. last night we had the back door cold front from new england. live look right now town towards the southernened of the park, hourly planner,
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the lower 50s by around midday. and only rising into the mid 50s for afternoon highs. i think it's clouds and pretty limited amounts of sunshine out there. it's the clouds and it's also that wind coming in from the cool waters of the atlantic ocean keeping it about 15 degrees cooler today than it was yesterday. speaking obviously cooler speak -- of cooler check out eastern long island. only 47 for the afternoon high in montauk bridgeport. whereas areas south and west of the city do eventually get up to 60 plus especially belmar and toms river. toms river actually recovering into the mid 60 #-z during the day today. expect a cooler day out there about 15 degrees cooler tan this was yesterday afternoon. we had an accident on the l.i.e. jeff and it was right here in the left lane they pushed it off to the shoulder. so that's the good news. it's no longer blocking any lanes. however, check out the delay as you travel onto the westbound l.i.e. trying to get into the area. you can really see traffic starting to back up here.
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i'll tell you exactly where it was. it's the l.i.e. west near exit 28 that accident off on the shoulder now. but you can still see that we have delays as you get into that spot. now here's a look at the belt parkway as you go through queens. right near jfk airport. you can see we are starting to pick up some volume as you go through that spot. going through new jersey, routes 1 and 9 local lanes south the ramp to 78 going westbound, that is a downed tree. you have new jersey transit and long island record and metro- north running on or close to schedule and subway is also is running on or close to schedule and minor delays george washington bridge lincoln and holland. ten minutes apiece. and then going onto the taconic we have that accident cleared in yorktown southbound right near route 134. alternate side of the street parking is suspended today. metered rules in effect. over to you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning. almost two weeks after a tug boat crashed near the tappan zee bridge and salvage crews are getting ready to pull
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breaking news, a woman has been struck by a car in brooklyn. >> john del giorno is live in newscopter 7 over east flatbush, good morning john. >> reporter: good morning ken and lori, yes you can see police here on the scene we're around linden boulevard here in east flatbush. this accident happened around 4:15 this morning. police telling us that a woman in her 20 ever was apparently crossing the street here linden boulevard mother east 38th street that woman was struck by a vehicle. she's been taken to kings county hospital now in critical condition. the driver of the vehicle involved remained on the scene. now being questioned by police. you can see a full investigation here is ongoing. both streets here for about three blocks through the area of east 38th street is shut down. while the police continue their investigation. and we're live over east flatbush in brooklyn, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> john thank you. the war of words heating up between donald trump and ted cruz.
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on twitter. about each other's respective wives. meanwhile, new national polls show trump holding his first place lead among republican voters though the lead is narrowing. the quinnipiac poll has trump with a 14 point lead over cruz while a fox news poll shows just a three point lead. john kasich remains farther behind in third place. cruz also took aim at mayor de blasio during a campaign stop in manhattan. >> mayor de blasio -- [ booing ] truly, he is beloved. >> well, the texas senator criticized the major for not profiling new york's muslim communities and choosing to act pc instead. in response, new york city's pc police commissioner bill
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to profile muslims shameful. nothing -- there are -- noting that there are almost 1,000 muslim members of the nypd. in lighter news, president obama of course has been known to break into song from time to time. "amazing grace," and al green back in the day. now though, he's putting on his dancing shoes. the president was invited to the dance floor during last night's state dinner in beanos airest. the first lady also took a spin. mr. obama will deliver a statement later today at the argentina's remembrance park before the departure back to washington, d.c.. tonight. >> he maintained just -- business. >> just business, diplomacy. >> he'll be on "dancing with the stars" next season though. which should be wonderful. stay tuned for that. 6:16. time for a check on the
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>> he could do that if he wanted to. >> he'll be free right? >> come on. >> the temperature really took a tumble overnight last night and it really in the mid 40s right now after getting up to 71 degrees yesterday afternoon. here on the upper west side of manhattan. let's head up a few hundred feet right now and look out towards central park. you can see some of those deep purples off in the horizon. the sun is going to be coming up around 6:53 this morning. temperature right now only 44. that wind coming in from the northeast at 7 miles per hour. i think the high gets up to around 356 this -- 56 this afternoon. which is still above average for this time of year, i mean normally on march 24th, we get up to about 52 degrees. so even though we're about 15 degrees cooler than we were yesterday, it's still above normal. that record 76 was set back in 1988. so a big temperature range today. we're talking 40s over eastern long island but ranging all the way up to 60 degrees plus south and west of new york city we'll split the difference here in the city. probably dropping off in the
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showers do show up late tonight lasting right through tomorrow morning. so for tomorrow morning's commute there will be some rain around and won't be larry heavy. maybe -- particularly heavy. maybe about a quarter to half inch. then we clear out tomorrow afternoon with a milder breeze and temperatures up near 70 again. so 44 number. teterboro and laguardia and central park. 30s north of the city. 39 down the shore at toms river and that front has sagged all the way down the jersey shore. so that you are getting the east and northeast wind across much of the area and that's going to keep us on the cool side during the day today. especially eastern long island. check out montauk at 4:00 p.m. only 47 degrees. while we're sitting in the mid 50s here in the city. some 60s well south and west. here comes the rain ever anything tonight into tomorrow morning, midday tomorrow and then check out what happens after noon. you clear things out and you get temperatures up near 70. here's your accuweather forecast for today. cooler out there and some sunshine. breezy. about 56. but 40s over eastern long island. 60 degrees south and west of the city. cloudy most of the time
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rain arriving very late after midnight we're down to about 52. showers tomorrow morning through about midday and then we clear out in the afternoon. it's brighter and 69. much milder out there late in the day. there's your accuweather seven day forecast. saturday, plenty of sunshine. 56. how about easter sunday no not bad at -- sunday? not batted a all. upper 50s with a mix of sun and clouds. rain returnsen monday and should be mainly later in the day on monday night. we'll be tweaking the timing on that as it approaches closer. tuesday into wednesday, we clear things out. 54 and 5 respectivedy -- vi respectively. after yesterday it was such a tease yesterday afternoon in the low 70s. it actually felt warm for once. >> it was nice. >> but here we go this time of year you can never depend on that. >> all right come back inside. >> thanks jeff. let's check in again with heather. >> all right so island behind me this is the northern state parkway. this is the delay getting into it will road. which is exit 28. we have an accident being
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so expect some delays as you go onto the northern state parkway. let's head over to our maps and talk to you about subway is that sus, our service is running on or close to schedule. no major issues there. l.i.e. going westbound at exit 28. that's oceania. we have that accident being cleared away. and then over here on the new jersey turnpike, eastern spur, at the 15e tolls we have a disabled tractor-trailer in the toll plaza. and then routes 1 and 9 local lanes south. the ramp to 78 going west we have a downed tree. our street cleaning rules are suspended but the metered rules are in effect. lori over to you. all right healther thank you. new this morning, a cold- blooded stray was -- has found a home in queens. residents in flushing left a surprise under a buck for officers -- bucket for officers from the 109th precinct. a komodo dragon. folks found it in the street can covered it up until police arrived. it doesn't appear to be full- grown luckily though.
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of 10 feet and weigh as much as 150 pounds. the big lizard is now being cared for at an animal hospital. >> whoo. new this morning, parking problems at the home of the material girl. we'll show you the signs that are raising some eyebrows on the upper east side.
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on the money this morning, and wall street begins the day lower with declines by energy companies. dow jones starts the day 79 points down at 17,502. futures are also lower right now. overseas japan's nikkei and long song's hang seng lost about 1%. over updating laguardia airport. the agency pays for projects in both new york and new jersey. and the cost of the laguardia project has grown to $5.3 billion. governor chris christie's
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plan they say in what one of them calls its current configuration. the port authority is also looking to build two new rail tunnels to new jersey and a new bus terminal in midtown. 6:24. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. and jeff smith in for bill. >> and i am glad to be back inside because it a little bit chilly out there. 48 at the bus stop this morning. a cooler cloudier day than what we had yesterday with this back door cold front that moved on through last night. we get wind coming from the cooler waters of the atlantic ocean. only 56 after school and it's breezy out there a few breaks of sunshine. big temperature range across the area. we're talking 40s over eastern long island and 60 degrees plus though south and west of new york city. weather wellness air quality is on the moderate side. the uv index is a 4 which is moderate even with some cloud cover the time of year with the high sun angle you get the uv index up to moderate. juniper, elm and maple being
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over to heather o'rourke right morning commute. yeah and it's a little bit the l.i.e.. this is the accident we were talking about earlier. but now we have anis view from newscopter 7. thank you john. the accident has been pushed to the side of the road but even though accidents are off on the flashing lights right there, that causes what we call a lovely rubber neck income delay. is. wow it's really jam-packed and that accident was originally blocking the left lane. you can see the damage is certainly done. let's go over to the maps and the northern state parkway. westbound side right near exit 30 that's willis road. another accident being cleared away. mass transit is doing great and street clowning rules are sus -- cleaning rules are suspended but the metered rules are in effect. we're closing in on 6:30. still ahead on news this morning, a growing me anywhere in belgium for the victims of the terror bombings. what we're learning about the
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morning. >> and now first newark and now parents in new york city are getting details on lead testing in public schools. >> and the flight attendant who police say packed pounds of
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new details on the terror manhunt in brussels. a second suspect identified as a possible suspect in one of the bombings. the court hearing for the surviving suspect in the paris terror attacks now delayed again. what his attorney told a judge this morning. and crews are getting ready to return tot waters off the tappan zee bridge adds they work recover a tug boat that sank earlier this month. good morning everybody, i'm rob nelson philing in today for ken rosato. >> and i'm lori stokes. it's thursday, march 24th. the memorials are growing this morning for the victims of the terror attacks and we'll get a live report from brussels
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first though a check on your accuweather forecast. and your commute. beginning with meteorologist jeff smith. >> of course yesterday afternoon got up to 71 degrees here in the city. this time of year the late march it's hard to depend on that type of weather continuing. and today is a perfect example of that. back door cold front moved in overnight and we're down to 44 now. the sun just coming up over the horizon. at least the first light just coming up over the horizon. sunrise is officially at 6:52. 43 right now islip and 39 toms river and mid 30s north of the city. there's that front and that's going to keep eastern long island in the 40s all day today. while areas south and west of the city actually get up 60 plus. there's a band of clouds associated with the front as well and we won't see a well lot in the way of sunshine today. 48 8:00 in the morning and 52 by noon and 54 by 4:00 p.m. it's a mix of clouds and a little bit of sun that east wind keeping us pretty cool. we have 40s east end of the island and 60 plus south and west of the city. over to heather o'rourke right now she's going to look at the commute. look at the delay on the northern state behind me.
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bit better than it was a few minutes ago. over to the maps and i'll tell you what's actually beginning on on the northern state parkway. westbound right near exit 30 an accident and you can see over here this is the l.i.e.. see how much the l.i.e. is starting to bunch up there. that delay will take you into exit 28 and that's because of that accident right near the clear view. so again that delay goes back here and breaks up just a bit then you jam pack again. subway service is running on or close to schedule. minor delays george washington bridge about 15 to 20 minutes at the lincoln and holland and street cleaning rules are suspended. over to you rob. in brussels this morning, police are continuing their manhunt for the third bomber who vanished after delivering a suitcase filled withic plowsives -- explosives to the international airport. >> also learned the alleged subway bomber may have had help. abc news has confirmed that a second suspect was spotted on surveillance video but it's not
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was killed in the blast. eyewitness news reporter a.j. ross is live in brussels with the latest for us. a. j.? >> reporter: lori, rob, we're seeing developments this morning. both in court and in this investigation. french and belgian media reports say a second attacker may have taken part in the subway bombing. he turned up on video walking alongside the suicide bomber khalid el-bakraoui. it's not known if he died in the metro attack or if he is now in hiding ready to strike again. police are actively looking for him and for the third bomber from the airport the man seen wearing a hat. investigators now i think the same isis cell with 16 members or more is behind both the brussels attacks and the november massacre in paris. the terror attacks here are thought to have been launched in haste after the arrest in brussels of paris attack suspect salah abdeslam. speaking to journalists outside court, his lawyer says the paris suspect says he didn't know about the brussels
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he was expected at the city's central courthouse today but liz hair went -- his lawyer went alone under police escort the say that abdeslam will not fight extradition to france. there are reports that he had been cooperating with police. and his lawyer is also asking for a one month delay before his client is sent to france. of course there are many more developments as this story and we'll bring you the latest. live from brussels, i'm a.j. ross, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you very much and "good morning america" will have more coverage from newscast. and developing right now, in iraq another setback is looming for isis. the iraq army says it has launched its long awaited offensive to recapture the northern city of mosul. an iraqi forces already have already retaken several villages east of the city. and the u.s. led coalition is providing air support for the operation.
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it fell to isis back in 2014. back here in local news the family of acue gurley says the fight is not over after prosecutors said they will not seek jail time for the former police officer who killed him. peter liang was convicted of manslaughter last month after shooting gunfire doe in a lark -- gurley in a darkened stairwell. the da is recommending liang receive house arrest and probation but again no jail time. gurley's family calls that decision absurd. >> had the tables been reversed, akai gurley would be in prison. this minute, this second, this day. >> the former officer will be sentenced next month. gurley's family plans to call for jail time during that hearing. however the judge does not have to follow the da's recommendation. right now crews are preparing to board an enormous crane with hopes of raising a sunken tug boat from the hudson
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three men died when the tug boat crashed near the tappan zee bridge almost two weeks ago and eyewitness news reporter darla miles live now in tarrytown from the rom asian -- where the operation is about to get underway. >> reporter: that's right lori. things are beginning to move here this morning. i want to show you a live look of some of the police activity here on the hudson river. this is going to be about a four hour operation beginning at 7:00 this morning. the first hour is going to be raising that tug boat from the hudson river. that should take about an hour actually to get it out of the water. and then it is expected to take about three hours to secure that tug boat onto a barge. recover the body of the third crew member and then begin to haul it away. this tug boat sank as you mentioned lori, nearly two weeks ago when it crashed into a barge here near the tappan zee bridge. the hudson river. all three crew members on board were killed. divers were able to recover the bodies of 63-year-old paul amon
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but divers could not get to 56- year-old harry hernandez rather in that the wreckage is about 40 feet underwater. now one reason why this hour was chosen 7:00 in the morning was chosen is because it's considered slack tide when water is calmest. a live look now of the three boats heading out to the site. you can see at least three police boats with flashing lights headed there for the operation to begin at 7:00 this morning. they of course cautioned that the timeline could change this morning because of the weather. but it looks hike things are getting underway and it's a timeline is going to hold up. reporting live in tarrytown, darla miles, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. back over to mr. smith. >> a bit of a chilly morning out there a live look right now. looking from rutherford, new jersey over to midtown the empire state building right smack dab in the middle of your screen. even see the chrysler building
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the screen. if we take a spin on the weather wheel today, it's quite a bit cooler than it was yesterday. we have the back door cold front move on through last night and now we have a wind coming in if from the east -- from the east. only 51 by 10:00 in the morning and mid 50s by the afternoon. probably more cloud cover than sunshine and there will be few breaks of sun especially later on today. 55 the temperature by around dinner time. but eastern long island is in the 40s all day and same thing with southwestern connecticut and bridgeport. whereas areas south and west of the city wail get up to the 60- degree mark. actually higher than that. we have some rain on the way and talk about that in the full accuweather seven day forecast. for easter weekend and beyond coming up after the break. right now in the meantime over to heather. with the commute. and behind me i have the garden state parkway you can see the parkway is not doing too badly in this spot. this is before you get to exit 130. so let's go over to the maps
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what's going on south of here. garden state parkway southbound side right near exit 130 you have that accident being cleared away. then we had the earlier problem northern state parkway west near exit 30. that accident has been cleared away. then another crash on the l.i.e. going west at exit 28. that accident also cleared from the roadway. subway service is running on or close to schedule. we have minor delays george washington bridge and 20 minutes at the lincoln and the holland tunnel is a 15 minute delay. and then going on to routes 1 and 9. local lanes south the ramp to 78 going west is a downed tree and street collying rules are suspended but metered rules are in effect. lori, rob over to you. thank you very much heather. 6:39 and still ahead, keep it down. why your commute on metro-north is getting a little more peaceful. all right. >> and a bizarre case of catch me if you can.
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6:42. we have breaking news, a building is on fire in downtown greenwich. connecticut. let's get the latest from john del giorno, newscopter 7. >> and lori a lot of the fire has been knocked down. we've got first live pictures here from newscopter 7 and we are in greenwich. this was the scene of overnight
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restaurant and two story building involved. and you can see heavy damage to the building it looks like all are blown out. and we've got damage on the second floor as well. fire department remains on the scene looks like the visible flames have been knocked down the fire being brought under control. no word of injuries. will cause a problem for the morning commute though. route 1 is shut down right where the fire is on route 1 and it remains closed both directions right near greenwich live over greenwich. connecticut, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right john thank you. dramatic action in north carolina to restrict the lgbt community. the governor has signed a bill blocking charlotte and other municipalities from allowing transgendered people to use the bath roms of their choosing. critics call it social engineering. and the legislature took emergency action to block it with the governor's support. the new law also bans any new protections for gays, lesbians,
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new york city is launching new website that will make it easier for parents to track the progress of lead testing in citpsychologicals. more than 1% of -- city schools. more than 1 president of test have shown elevated levels of lead out of nearly 9 # thousand samples that have been taken. the pipes at schools that are positive now get weekly flushing. the city says repeated problems will mean the equipment is either replaced or repaired. new information this morning in the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370. authorities from australia and malaysia say it's highly likely debris discovered in mozambique is consistent with panels from a malaysian airlines boeing 777. mh 370 was carrying 239 people when it vanished two years ago this month. the flight attendant accused of trying to smuggle 70
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bag will appear in a brooklyn courtroom today. the tsa says marcia gay reynolds ran out of l. a. x. last friday. police say at that point reynolds dropped a bag packed with cocaine and ditched her gucci heels and then ran barefoot out of the airport. well, yesterday she turned herself in to authorities over at kennedy airport. >> 6:45. "good morning america" is coming up next; let's check in with robin roberts robin roberts who's live -- who's life in times scare. >> good morning to you to and coming up here on the massive man shunt underway in brussels. authorities searching for the suspect known as the man many white. -- in white. plus we are learning more about the other suspect and the failure of intelligence that may have let them carry out the attack. david muir and amy robach live from belgium this morning for us. also live this morning the race for the white house. over the wives. republican front runner donald trump threatening to quote
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wife. now she is responding this morning. and hulk hogan's big victory. the jurors who awarded him the big paisout speaking out exclusively to abc news this morning as gawker founder nick denton will join us live to share his side of the story. and ben affleck is here, batman. so this is my -- i was trying to speak you know -- >> i was noticing you were getting ready to take off. get your wings if. >> you know i am robin you know batman and robin. >> oh. >> well played. >> all comes together. >> thank you. thank you both. >> have a good show robin. all right. >> hey. thanks robin. 6:46. time for a check on the accuweather forecast back over the jeff so filling in today for bill and outside in much cooler upper west side in the city this morning. >> i was going to say i feel lightning i'm about to -- like i'm able to take off in the wednesday right now. that's a -- wind right now. that's a northeast wind.
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changeable and we're in a little bit of a dip during day t day today. -- the day today. today will be lucky to get into the mid 50s but then tomorrow we recover nicely. you'll see in the accuweather forecast, let's check out the sun just coming up over the horizon. at least the first light of the sun coming up over the horizon. temperature right now 44. that wind again northeast around 7 miles per hour. dusting a little bit higher at times and 56 is your high for today. later on this afternoon, still above average for this time of year, don't get me wrong but a lot cooler than it was yesterday. it's all relative. here's the headlines and big temperature range today and we're talking 40s over eastern long island and ranging all the way up to 60 degrees plus south and west of new york city. showers do show up late tonight with a front moving on by. they last through about midday tomorrow. can then tomorrow afternoon, we clear things out and we warm things up with a milder breeze getting up near 70 again. by your friday afternoon and a nice way to end the workweek.
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44 right now at laguardia and 45 at jfk airport 43 at white plains and you have a lot of 30s well north of the city. poughkeepsie and sussex all in the 30s right now. toms river at 39. that front has sunk all the way down to the south into southern parts of new jersey and the problem is behind it we're going to have the wind coming off o the cooler -- of the cooler waters of the thick ocean. necessary to that -- atlantic ocean. in addition to that some cloud cover. vocational sunshine especially during the afternoon. lastings through about midday and then we clear out tomorrow afternoon and more sunshine equals warmer temperatures up near 70 by 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. accuweather forecast for today. cooler with some sunshine. it will be breezy out this especially at the immediate coast. 56 in midtown but 40s over eastern long island. and 60 plus south and west of the city for that big range in temperature. cloudy tonight and some rain coming the late we're down to -- in late we're down to about 52. on and off showers and then breezy and brighter in the
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the high getting all the way up to 69 tomorrow. so really a fantastic recovery here friday afternoon. a lot of sunshine on saturday. 56. easter bunny is hopping because he's excited on sunday. going to be nice out there. 58 degrees for your easter understood and some rain returning by monday but then we clear out for tuesday and wednesday. that's a loud truck going on by there. but -- that's all for now. from the upper west side. >> with everything. thank you jeff. let's check back in with mrs. o'rourke. >> all right we'll talk about our subway service it's running great. no major problems everything is running on or close to schedule. we have al couple of problems here in new jersey. first one is route 1 south right near henderson road and you have an accident. and then if you are traveling north on route 18 right near ferry road. that is another collision to think about. minor delays george washington bridge about five minutes or less. lincoln is 30, the holland is a 20 minute delay. now we'll talk about the garden state parkway south right near
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here's a look at the new jersey turnpike in front of the newark airport. so things are moving along without any major issues going there. going on to 1 and 9. local lanes southbound the ramp to route 78 that ramp is partially blocked off with the downed tree. our street cleaning rules are suspended and metered rules are in effect. over to you. thank you. car of the year award will be announced today ahead of the start of the new york international auto show in manhattan. >> very cool show. nearly 1,000 cars and trucks will be on display beginning tomorrow through april 3rd over at the javits center. yesterday the new porsche was unveiled for drivers who like to dream big. don't we all? >> uh-huh. and we want to see your photos from the show along with pictures of your first car or your dream car. send them to us on facebook, twitter and instagram. the hashtag #abcny7. >> and join us for our first
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in the it's lane" saturday night -- fast lane." saturday night right here on channel 7. >> mine was a toyota silica. glad to see. parking in new york is not easy. but wait until you see how madonna is trying to keep the
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welcome back everybody. well get ready for metro-north
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the rail line is getting more quiet cars starting april the 4th. rush hour trains now have one quiet car but the new plan will create a quiet zone using the first two cars on each train. so if you're in a quiet car, you're not expected of course to talk on your cell phone and to speak only in very muted tones. and of course keep those headphones turned down as well. i think that move will be appreciated. yeah. madonna's neighbors are not too crazy about her plan to stake out parking spots in front of her townhouse. according to "tmz" the material girl's people put up these no parking signs in front of her upper east side home. well, apparently a neighbor expressed themselves by calling the city's department of transportation. they told madonna to take them down immediately. but as of this morning, they're still up. >> can't miss the parking in new york city.
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living here. >> finding some. when we come back back to the stop story this morning -- top story this morning. >> a live picture now of the memorial to the victims of tuesday's terror attacks.
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now get super-fast 100 meg internet tv and phone for just $69.99 per month, online. cable can't offer internet speeds this fast at a price this good, only fios can. the manhunt in europe is ebb banding with a -- expanding with a second suspect now being hunted. >> abc news reports he may have taken part in the subway bombing.
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video walking next to the suicide bomber. but it's not known if he died in the metro attack. or if he's now in hiding and perhaps getting ready to strike again. police are actively lack looking for him as you can imagine and also for third bomb fresh the sea not the airport -- bomber from the scene at the airport. >> a live shot now from brussels, investigators now say the same isis cell is behind the attacks there and the november massacre in paris. and in a few minutes crews will begin raising a sunken tug boat from the bottom of the hudson river. >> let's check in now with john del giorno in newscopter 7. good morning again john. >> hey good morning rob, you can see the crews getting ready here underneath the tappan zee bridge to begin the recovery of that tug boat. again, tug boat sank after colliding with a construction barge here on march 12th. we know that that tug boat is now in approximately 40 feet of water. three crew members were believed to have lost their lives in this accident.
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it's believed that the third body remains inside of that tug boat and crews will begin work with that large yellow crane to raise that tug boat to the surface at about 7:00 a.m. right now authorities tell us they expect the operation to last about an hour. we're live on the tappan zee bridge, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. all right john thank you. we had a couple of accidents cleared away. >> one was on the l.i.e. west right near exit 28. the other one northern state parkway westbound exit 30. that accident cleared away. subways are doing just fine and i believe they were great all morning long. no may gushiers at the subway. >> perfect. >> dress for temperatures about 15 degrees cooler than they were yesterday. only getting up into the mid 50s if we're lucky with that wind coming in off of the cooler waters of the atlantic ocean. some breaks of sunshine even cooler at the coast and 40s over eastern long island and showers come in late tonight and then 70 near 70 during the afternoon. so nice recovery out there for your friday.
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>> and that's the news for now everybody. thanks for watching, i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm lori stokes, thanks for waking one us, "good morning america" is -- up with good morning, america. an all-out manhunt for this suspect right now. the alleged brussels attacker who got away. also breaking now, police are now searching for from the metro bombing as disturbing new clues emerge this morning. the missed warning signs about the terrorists. one of them a bombmaking mastermind. authorities have been searching for since the paris attacks and now the revealing message found on a computer in the trash. and we hear from this survivor. our exclusive interview this morning with the basketball player back from the states who made it through the blast. also this morning, a spring blizzard hitting the midwest after burying colorado overnight. the entire denver airport and

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