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>> i always say it's so hard to do this especially on a night like this when you're going through some of your most member operable and emotional moments in life to pick up and start dancing. >> he get another turn monday. >> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> jinx. stay with us for "good morning america." have a great tuesday. breaking at 4:30, slash in the subway. police swarm the scene after an overnight knife attack. we're live with details on the suspects.
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first look at the man charged in a hit and run that killed a brooklyn businessman. the new video and what we know about the suspects' long rap sheet. it's take two for yankees' opening daivment the sun will be shining, but don't let that fool you. we're live at the ballpark ahead of the frigid first pitch. better bring a nice warm blanket or four >> right? >> good morning. i'm ken rosato >> did you say blanky? >> blanky. >> thanks for being with us. i'm charl in for lori stokes. today is tuesday, april 5th. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and here's bill evans with the accuweather forecast >> at the yankees game they do face painting and pony rides. >> whoa! >> i'm there. >> 1:05, don't miss t. it's going to be cold, dress warmly. a cold start to your day. 28 degrees. normally we would be at 41. so we're way off. montclair 25. up the hudson river valley, 23
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everybody is below the freezing mark. freeze watch right there from middlesex southward, but a freese warning coastal connecticut, five boroughs of new york city, over into areas of new jersey, long island, and that's until 10:00 today. so it is cold out there this morning. we're looking at just a few clouds, but we are look at temperatures that will be covered up by the sun all day long. as a matter of fact, we're only going to get to 40 for about 20 seconds today. so dress warmly. it's in the teens for the real feels this morning. weather and traffic every seven minutes. heather? >>reporter: i'm doing all right. police activity on twt trains they were just talking -- on 2 trains right near jackson avenue, use bx4 or 4a buses as your alternate because of the two trains skipping jackson avenue. no 2 trains between 96th street and dikeman streets, no trains twee between essex and forest hills. that's track work. metro north, danbury line, everything is fine, everything is on or close to schedule.
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minor delays at the george washington bridge. some construction still at the lincoln an the hundreds and we do have -- hundreds and we do have -- holland tunnels and street cleaning rules in effect. breaking news in the bronx. two suspects on the run after slashing and robbing a man on a number 2 subway train. this happened near the jackson avenue station in mont haven. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live on the scene with the latest for us. diana. >>reporter: and, ken, good morning. that investigation is well under way this morning. that 26-year-old victim is now recovering at lincoln hospital with a slash wound to the head. you can see here at the 2 train southbound station the crime tape is still up this morning. that 26-year-old man was heading south on the 2 train about 1:15 this morning, and as the train pulled into the jackson avenue station, the man was approached by two men with a knife. they demanded his backpack, and when the victim didn't give it up right away, he was slashed in the head. the two men are believed to be in their 20s. they took on foot with the
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hospital where he is in stable condition. police say slashings and stabbings are up this year over last year citywide, especially on the transit system. it is something that is concerning to them and they are addressing it. again, that victim a 26-year- old man is in stable condition this morning with a slash wound to the head. police are now looking for two men in their 20s, anyone with information is asked to call crime toppers. we're live in the mont haven section of the bronx this morning, diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news diswhrvment diana, thank you. for the first time this morning we are seeing new video of the man who was charged in the hit and run that killed a businessman in brooklyn. detectives say 24-year-old joshua cologne has a long record of 30 prior arrests. yesterday he was allegedly driving off with a flatbed truck belonging to someone else, 63-year-old phil delagratesy. he chased down the truck when the thief stopped at a light. delagratesy tried to get 92 cab
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the street and was run over as the driver of the truck drove off. family members and neighbors are shocked. >> heartache, shock, pain and still as the reality hasn't set in for them, i see the truck is at phil's home, but phil's not going to be home anymore. >> neighbors say the victim, mr. dela dl gratzi was always caring, attentive and would offer to help when neighbors suffered a loss or death in their family. well, new this morning, the santation worker expected to be okay after his truck crashed inside of a department garage. this happened just after 12:30 this morning at 57th street along west side highway. police say the driver lost control and smashed into a second floor window. he was treated for a minor head injury. the crash led to a number of street closures while glass and other debris got cleaned up. well, the union for scawrs
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gun shows that mayor de blasio's decision to cut back on metal detectors was a bad idea. officers from the 19 precinct drove boys to court last night, one just 13 years old. he's now facing felony weapons charges. police were called to the school after a boy pointed a gun at a young girl. officers found the gun on another teen and a box of bullets on yet a 30. >> we've been fortunate that we haven't had a fatality, we haven't had anybody injured, shot in these schools. this just shows there is a need for metal detectors, not a need to decrease metal detectors. >> all three teens are charge as juveniles with criminal possession of a weapon. the 13-year-old will also be charged with menacing in the second degree. we turn now to the race for president. hillary clinton will campaign today in brooklyn. she's hosting a town hall on women's issues with congresswoman evet clark and new york city's first lady shirleen mccray. clinton and her democratic rival bernie sanders have
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debate five days before the new york primary. they will meet at the brooklyn navy yard on april 14th. sanders was rp born in brooklyn and clinton has her campaign headquarters there. sanders, in the meantime, and republican frontrunner donald trump held rallies across the street from one another in milwaukee. polls show both men dog well in today's wisconsin primary. trump's wife, melania put in a rare an brief appearance at his rally after trump was blasted day after day for his views on and treatment of women. texas senator ted cruz was nearby in a milwaukee suburb. cruz trails trump by more than 250 delegates. stay with eyewitness news for coverage of the race for the white house. you can get the very latest on the campaigns always at our website, abc7ny. just click on politics. ken >> thank you, michelle. 4:37. and frigid temperatures are going to greet yankees a fans on opening day in the bronx. 50,000 people expected to turn out to the stadium this afternoon. they're going to need some really heavy winter jackets. eyewitness news reporter dray
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he's there live outside the ballpark right now. what's it feeling like there, dray? >>reporter: yeah, good morning, ken. it's no doubt very cold out here this morning. and that won't change much later on today. you know, the yankees closed out last season against the houston astros in the first week of october. the temperature then was in the upper 60s. at today's home opener against the astros, we're looking at temperatures in the 30s or 40s. that's hardly good baseball weather, but still the big ballpark here in the bronx will be jam packed just as it is for every opening day. we're expecting, as you said a moment ago, about 50,000 fans are expected to fill yankee stadium for today's wildcard playoff rematch with the astros. the yankees will certainly be hoping for a better result than last october's 3-0 loss that ended the 2015 season. now, gates will open up here at 11:00 and opening day ceremonies will begin at 12:30. the yankees are still in transition, as you guys know, from the days of derek jeter and mariano riveira, but fans
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when 2009 world series mvpha decki matzsui throws out the ceremonial first pitch. today's line has massa hero facing cy young winner dallas kykle just as it was in that last one-game playoff last october. game time set for 1:05. if you're coming out for the home opener definitely dress warm, because the sun may be shining, perhaps, but very cold out here. again, hardly a good day for baseball weather, but, still, it's opening day an that's always a good thing to experience. live in the bronx, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, dray, thank you so much. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. talking about the weather with bill evans and the whether forecast >> well, we've got clear skies to partly cloudy skies. kind of some low clouds kind of swinging on by, as we look south here from astoria. here's our camera looking down the beach at asbury park. we're at 28 degrees this morning. we're going to be looking at 37
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there's going to be a wind that's going to be out of the north at 10 to 20. that blows right in to home harlem river. we'll have sunshine today, but as dray mentioned, it'll do very little to warm up this air mass which is very arctic am and so today by the time we get to some bus stop weather, 7:00, 8:00, 26 degrees, 10:00 31, noontime 34. 37 at 1:00, 41 this afternoon. normal high is 57. the winds out of the north, it'll feel like the teens this morning and then about 30 degrees this afternoon. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. how's it going out there, heather? >>reporter: well, i'm looking at the fdr drive and this is the northbound side. you can see the cones set up. we have only the left lane open because of construction. let's head over to our maps and we'll explain to you where the construction is. southbound 70s down to the 60s northbound from the 70s up into the 90s, and then the 2 trains we have that ongoing police activity at jackson avenue that diana rocco was telling us about.
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your alternate. lls the "l" trains with track work at dekalb avenue. so you can expect delays there. the 1 trains are suspended between 96th street and dikeman street. that's because of fast track. and then you have the m train suspended between essex street and forest hills. minor delays george washington bridge. the lincoln and holland, they both have construction, but they have minor delays as you come in. the outbound side of the lincoln tunnel, we'll look at the helix outbound. at the top of the helix, we had some construction there, but i have a camera to show you here, and you can see that that helix construction has been cleared away. just fine. no major issues there. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. michelle, ken, over to you. you. 4:41. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a community shocked and heartbroken after the tragic deaths of two high school football players who were killed while walking home from a game.
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charged in the deadly crash. tribe called quest fans rejoice just weeks after his death. a new single will be released today from new york's own fife the championship. yes! >> the final seconds incredible, villanova snatches the ncaa national championship with a buzzer
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time to go length of the court with arcdiaco. gives it to jenkin for the championship. the national champions!
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madness came to anen. chris jenkins' three-pointer at the buzzer gave villanova this year's ncaa men's championship, basketball championship, the wildcats beat north carolina 77- 74 for the second title in school history, the first game back in 1985. connecticut and syracuse play for the women's championship. that is tonight. wow! look at that. >> look what can happen in three seconds? come on. the entire championship. >> that's awesome. >> very cool. congratulations to them. >> very happy. meteorologist bill evans joins us now with the exclusive accuweather forecast. he was up all night watching that. >> i did watch that, actually. >> come on. >> it was nice to see rollie massimino, he won 35 years ago. he's ill, he came, it was really nice. here's what's going on this morning, high clouds just buzzing across here 432 park, the largest residential building in the western hemisphere. looks like it's right at the corner of 59th avenue and 59th street, but it's only a block
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we are looking at some cold weather this morning. temperatures are starting out in the 20s in a lot of spots as we look down the jersey shore here. clear to partly cloudy skies, 28 degrees, dry humidity, northeast wind gusting up to 28, but a northeast wind at 14 gives you about a wind chill of 14 outside right now in the park. the pressure rising as arctic high pressure is coming in. all right. yesterday we had a high of 45. normal is 57. so we're way off that. we had over .30 inches of wet snow and rain mixed. the sun is up this morning at 6:32. we should have a pretty sunrise and a gorgeous sunset, but that sun will do very little to heat up this air mass today. 30 at northport and massapequa and hauppauge is 37, 30 around east hampton. everybody is subfreezing this morning. 23 around andover and 18 monticello. but we tack on the wind, you know, just for extra measure here. 15 around white plains, 15 mile per hour wind right here out of the north, and you see that these wind chills this morning
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17 in the park, 15 around brooklyn, 16 laguardia, 17 jfk. this is the real feel this morning. this is how it's going to feel we're talking about february type stuff. so we have a freeze warning until 10:00. and, of course, you brought the pets and the plants in last night. now we have just a few of these clouds just kind of streaming across and they'll get out of the way and we'll have a lot of sunshine this morning. but we'll have this cold arctic air mass in here for a day and 4:00 a.m. we're still looking at upper 20s. by the time we get to 8:00, we're still in the upper 20s. by the time we get to 1:00 upper 30s and we'll touch 40 barely at 3:00 this afternoon, and then we're going to be seeing temperatures even tomorrow that start off rather chilly. so the wind chills this afternoon at 1:00 at game time at the stadium upper 20s here. so dress warmly. sun to clouds, real feel right
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tonight it's clear, it's cold, light wind, 25. tomorrow sun and clouds, not as cold. we're at 48, but still our normal high is 57. so we are below normal. we will warm up to 60 on thursday. that's the only day that's at or above our normal high, and so we'll have a front moving through on thursday with a shower, maybe parts of the area get a thunderstorm with that cold front. and notice it cools us back down. morning shower on friday, cooler air pours in here for the weekend. we're into the upper 40s, we'll warm back up next week. >> are we going to see this pattern through july? >> you stayed up all night to see that game? >> michelle saves me. >> unbelievable! >> saves me from a comment. >> it was awesome. i love villanova. >> what a great -- wow! >> love their coach. >> yeah. very cool. all right, heather, what do you think? >>reporter: here's something you're not going to love. some issues with our subways. and the first thing we'll talk about is the 2 trains and diana rocco has been telling us about this, the police activity at jackson avenue.
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the bx4 or bx4 buses as your alternates because the 2 trains are skipping jackson avenue as you go through the bronx. l trains track work at dekalb avenue. and we're also looking at our street cleaning rules and they are in effect for today. michelle, over to you. >> thank you so much. really hard story here. police say two california high school football students were killed by a driver who was high on drugs on their way home from a game there. is a memorial to the boys along the road where they were just walking. they were on the side of the road. investigators say 62-year-old philip ingraham hit both teens with his pickup truck on sunday. he's now facing two counts of vehicular manslaughter for a tragedy that has left the teens' families in tears. >> if you could never talk to your brother or your sister again, talk to them because you never know. >> police say the driver now in custody was also involved in
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same day just a few miles from where the two boys were killed. time is 4:49. in westchester county a teenager is waking up behind bars facing murder charges in the shooting of an iona college student. 18-year-old brandon lawrence was shot and killed early sunday morning in lincoln park in new rachelle bond. police say that he was hit by a bullet intended for someone else. lawrence was found bleeding on the ground in the park's baseball field. emergency crews tried to save him, but he died at the scene. >> i love my son. i loved him dearly, and he was killed so senselessly. senselessly. he was at the wrong place at the wrong time. >> 19-year-old stevenson desear is charged with second-degree murder. police say he was fighting with another person, not the victim. 4:50 right now. police have arrested a suspect in a robbery and shooting of knicks forward clay anthony early.
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unrelated charge. he was part of a group of gunmen that robbed outside of a strip club in queens. police say he stole his jewelry and cell phones before one of leg. the gunman is still at large. 4:50. relatives of an unarmed blackman killed as he ran from a white police officer say their pain will never end. walter scott's family gathered at his grave yesterday in south carolina to mark a year since his death. last april scott was shot in the back by now former charleston officer michael slager. the scene was captured on cell phone video. scott's family wants slager behind bars. >> we want to see a guilty verdict for officer slager, but we also want to see change all across south carolina, charleston and all across america. >> this may sound crazy, but i feel sorry for him because he made a terrible decision that day. >> slager is under house arrest charged with murder. his trial begins later this year.
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without parole if he is convicted. well, plenty of beyonce fans are feeling disappointed and they're asking where is her new album. there were expectations beyonce would release a new album on april 4th to follow her hit single "formation." 4-4 is a special number for her, her wedding anniversary and she and jay-z even have matching tatoos of the roman numeral 4 and beyonce starts her new world tour for the album at the end of this month. well, today we'll hear new music from late queens-born rapper malikfife. he died last month due to complications from diabetes. his new single is going to be available on i-tunes and the video debuts tonight at the apollo theater. get this, 50% of the proceeds are going to be donated to the american diabetes association and the national kidney that's actually a charity near
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kidney as well. >> i know. 4:52. coming up on eyewitness news on this tuesday morning, one year after record refusals, a new round of common core testing begins today, but will the new changes be enough for opposing parents. plus the key clues federal investigators have in the investigation of that deadly
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we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. 4:56. and happening today, a new round of common core testing begins in new york. the tests have been revamped, ending at least some of the controversy. the chancellor of the new york city schools told us about the big changes. >> there are less questions. there's more sitting time, there's no time testing which means that if students want to take longer, they can. also we send teachers to albany and not only from the city, but from around the state to help write the tests and review the tests. we also do not have any more mandatory holdover based on kids' results. >> well, the english and math assessment tests have been shortened. both will be given over the next three days. 4:57. closing in on 5:00. just ahead on eyewitness news on this tuesday morning, we're live in the bronx where a commuter was slashed on a subway train early this morning as it approached the station in mont haven. a pair of attackers is on the run. and new this morning clear
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to see of a trio of robbers who targeted a deliveryman in upper manhattan. bundle up. grab your coat before you head outside. meteorologist bill evans has the exclusive accuweather forecast. if you're going to the yankee
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right now. some frightening moments for a group of bronx students on a trip upstate. their charter bus flipped over. we have new video and details on what may have led to that crash. plus the incredible shock that led to the national championship for the villanova wildcats. a three-pointer at the buzzer making it an instant classic. good morning. i'm ken rosato. >> thanks for being with us. i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. today is tuesday, april 5th. and you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast >> i don't know. it's a giant mystery. it's a question worth asking, why santation salted the roads overnight. let's take a look right here at the corner of west 66th street and columbus avenue. i don't know. maybe heather knows the answer to all this stuff. why would they salt the road? there's salt right there, there's salt right there. there's salt in the turn. there's salt back there. why? i don't know. they know something we don't know. 27 degrees right now. we're looking at some cold
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22 kingston, 22 poughkeepsie, 18 monticello, 29 norwalk, 26 in yonkers. everybody below the freezing mark. here's how it feels out there when you see our little buddy, oh, boy, is he doing the penguin dance this morning. 17, 15 the real feel in the bronx, 26. look at the wind chill in poughkeepsie 12. white plains 12. freeze warning in effect until 10:00. dress warmly. that person has got on shorts. >>reporter: what? >> wow! good luck with your knee caps. sunshine and 41. it'll feel like 30 today. we'll talk about the yankees' out there. >>reporter: it is crazy. >> yeah. really. >> don't you love it? >>reporter: i do not love this at all. cross bronx expressway eastbound right near the bronx river parkway, that's where we have an accident. you can see that delay as you parkway. this is actually an overturned vehicle. 2 trains, trains are now stopping at jackson avenue, but you still can expect some delays. l trains track work at dekalb avenue. that has been cleared away.
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triborough bridge, traffic coming towards us, that's going into queens, moving away from us, that's traffic going up into the bronx. you can see that the triborough bridge, the rfk triborough bridge is doing just fine. bridge. the lincoln tunnel, the holland tunnel, they all look great. we have our street cleaning rules in effect for today. michelle, ken, over to you >> heather, thank you news in the bronx. the search is on for two attackers who robbed a man on a morning. >> the victim was also slashed in the head as the train was pulling into the jackson avenue station in mont haven. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live for us at the scene. diana. >>reporter: michelle and ken, good morning. that 26-year-old victim was slashed in the head when he did not want to give up his backpack. his two attackers are still on the run this morning. police are looking for them as they investigate. the southbound side of the jefferson avenue train station has been closed for the last several hours. here's what we know.
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morning the southbound 2 train was pulling into the jefferson avenue station when the two men approached the victim and demanded his back pack. they then slashed the man in the head. the two men took off on foot with the backpack while the victim was taken to lincoln hospital where he remains in stable condition this morning. crime statistics show that slashings and stabbings are up about 20% citywide this year over last, and the police commissioner says they are aware of that, and they are handling it. >> slashings are not going away. we live in new york city. them. what we're attempting to do, however, is one of the few crimes is going up, at the same time it's going up at a level that is of concern to us, so that's the additional effort that we're putting into it, and i'm comfortable that over time, like just about everything else we focus on here, it will go down. >>reporter: so, again, that victim is in stable condition this morning after being slashed in the head.
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two attackers believed to be in their 20s. the southbound side of the jefferson avenue 2 train will remain close as police investigate, but we do expect that to open up within the next couple of minutes. live in mott haven this morning, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> diana, thank you. it's 5:04. and new this morning at least 20 people are hurt after a bus carrying bronx college students overturns upstate. it happened in manera, about 70 miles north of albany in the adirondacks. we have new video in from the scene. the charter bus was carrying student from sunni maritime back to campus. it went off the side of the road late yesterday morning, all of the injuries considered minor. state officials think that icy conditions caused the crash 5:05. police are looking for a gang of thieves who robbed under hads of dollars from a deliveryman they cornered in hamilton heights. the 30th precinct says the thieves got close to $300.
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delivering. the third suspect was a woman dressed in gray hoodie and dark jeans. in pennsylvania federal investigators have retrieved video and data recorders from the amtrak train that crashed into equipment on the tracks, killing two workers. that train which had departed from new york city was traveling at about 106 miles an hour yesterday when it slammed into a backhoe near philadelphia. officials say the track workers "made a mistake" and were on the wrong track. in the race for president, hillary clinton and bill clinton are both campaigning today in new york, while her husband will be in elmont, she'll be hosting a town hall on women's issues with congresswoman evet clark and new york city's first lady shirleen mccray. clinton and her democratic rival bernie sanders have agreed to debate five days before the new york primary. they're going to meet at the brooklyn navy yard on april 14th. both sanders and republican ted cruz are looking for victories in today's wisconsin presidential primaries that could give their campaigns a
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if cruz wins all of wisconsin's 42 delegates, donald trump would need to win 57% of those remaining to clinch the gop nomination. so far trump has won 48% of the delegates awarded. 5:06. the ncaa men's basketball tournament lived up to its march madness nickname in its final night. it all came down to one last shot between north carolina and villanova. the wildcats moved the ball upcourt with under five seconds left in a tie game, and nova's chris jenkins sinks the three- pointer at the buzzer to give the wildcats the title. for villanova, it is the school's second national title. winner >> everybody has the confidence to catch and shoot, so when arch threw me the ball, one-two step and shoot them up sleeping in the streets. >> makes it sound easy. the winning shot had them villanova campus. that's the last time the wildcats took home the title. tonight the women crown
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on the heads of the u-conn women. the huskies are going for their fourth straight national title and 56th consecutive win. connecticut is also trying to make it 11-11 in championship games. standing in the u-conn an old rival. syracuse, the orange are playing for their first national title. >> that's going to be a good game. >> oh, yeah. it is 5:07. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast >> yeah. i'm going to be watching that, that's for sure. that's going to be a great game tonight. u-conn women with ariemen and syracuse, good stuff right there. here we go. our camera at 4 times square looking south, we got ourselves clear skies and temperature 27 degrees. we're going to be looking from our camera here in astoria. our camera kind of bouncing around because we got a northeast wind and that's coming right into the camera there and it's going to be gusting up into the 20s this morning. so it's 27 degrees, the winds are 10 miles per hour gusting up to 22. partly cloudy skies will be
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day today with a lot of sun. all these clouds will be driving south and east out into the atlantic. the sun will do very little to heat up this arctic air mass. by 1:00 we're looking at 37 and we're looking at 41 for about a second or two, and then it's going to be dropping on back down. it'll be a cold day. at the bus stop, kiddos, well, the knuckleheads are are dressed warmly today. dress like role mols. sunny and cold after school. not much warmer. we're going to be looking at a temperature of 41, but it'll feel like 30. check out the kid in the green there. >> yeah. >> at the bus stop. >> she still owes me a lunch. >> ut-oh. >> do you really? >> she owes me lunch from two weeks ago. >>reporter: we don't talk about what i owe all the time. i'm not talking about what i owe. >> give it a rest. >>reporter: let's go right over here, this is the throgs neck bridge going up into the bronx. looks like we are doing just fine on the throgs neck bridge. let's talk about what's happening once you get off of the throgs neck bridge as we go
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an issue on the bruckner expressway, northward right near country club road. that's an accident. we have all lanes subject to closure as you go through that spot and the cross bronx east right near the bronx river parkway another accident is being cleared away. we have alternate side of the for today. ken, i'm going to give you bill's lunch. >> he has liverwurst. >>reporter: well, you get what you get. >> thank you very much, heather. 5:09. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a helicopter tour goes horribly wrong down south, ending in a devastating crash. we're going to show you a newly- released surveillance video. plus hear from the owner of a hell's kitchen bar who
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great smoky mountains national park in eastern tennessee. surveillance video showing smoke from the crash seconds after that helicopter went down. you can see it on the left side of your screen there. you see that smoke. all five people aboard were killed. the chopper burst into flames on impact engulfing a hillside. no word from the faa on what led to that crash. 5:12 right now. saturday night birthday bash nearly turned into a bashing for a bar owner targeted by a the trouble erupted at the hardware bar in hell's kitchen, known as a gay bar. the owner, eric einstein was celebrating a friend's birthday when an egg was thrown and hit him in the jaw. eric saw three teenaged boys staring at him and then took off. he gave chase and caught up with one. >> he hit me right here on the jaw. i thought maybe it was a full bottle of water or something, not fully sol, but heavy. >> seconds later the kids' two friends circled back. when it was three against one, eric let go of the teenager, called police. the incident is now being
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time is 5:13. meteorologist bill evans joining us with the accuweather forecast >> this morning we look from our camera at 4 times square looking south, got a great visibility. right there the verrazano bridge and just right over there sandy hook, new jersey. so a 22-mile visibility. clear skies to partly cloudy, 27 degrees. humidity is dry. winds northeast at 14 but gusting to 28, and the pressure is rising. that's because we have arctic high pressure coming in now. so yesterday's high was 45. normal 57 an we're barely going to get to 40 today. so we will turn the corner and warm up. but that's going to -- you know, going to take a while. a hard freeze this morning as temperatures tumble. we'll be fighting for 40 today with a brisk wind that will make it feel like the teens this morning and 30 this afternoon. it gets warm, but it gets rainy on thursday with maybe even a thunderstorm. we're looking at 28 around whitestone, ridgewood, cambria heights, sunset park. then over to staten island around oakwood, 22 sussex this morning. winds are northerly and that's a cold wind coming in.
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you see these wind speeds from 6 to 18 to 22 miles per hour. so the wind chills are in the teens here this morning. the bx is at 26 and you go up toward monticello 18, 12 poughkeepsie, white plains. it is brr cold, february brr cold out there. it is brr freezing warning -- freeze warning until 10:00. it's cold out here, so dress warmly this morning and through the day today. you'll also need your sunglasses. there'll be abundant sunshine from this high coming across. it'll be sunny at the yankees game, but there'll be a northerly wind coming in. if you're sitting behind home plate, that wind is going to be in your face. 37 is going to feel like 27 during the game. so the guidance is showing real feels still below freezing through the morning commute. we get to the afternoon, and the temperature is showing 37 to 40 during the game. and so tonight we're going to drop back down into the upper 20s to start the day tomorrow, and then in the afternoon tomorrow it warms up a little bit more.
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kids, you got after-school sports outside, take another layer or two for after school. you might -- a soccer player, field hockey player, those gloves will keep you nice and warm. so it's brisk and cold today, the real feel 30. tonight we're down to 25 in the five boroughs, but 19 north and west. sun and clouds tomorrow, not as cold. we're at 48, but still that's, you know, almost 10 degrees cooler than normal for this time of the year. we get back to above normal on thursday, but with a front coming through, there's some showers and thunderstorms, a leftover shower friday and cooler air comes in with the next air mass that leaves us in the upper 40s this weekend. 10 degrees cooler than normal, but we warm back up next week. so we'll see how that goes. so this weekend going to be a little bit chilly, but still it's sunny and dry this weekend with temperatures in the upper 40s. >> i can go for a little bit of chilly. >> he means chili with sour cream on top. >> yeah. some scallions. >> yeah. little cheddar.
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and find out what kind of liverwurst. >> she gave him my lunch and now chili. the guy is an eating machine. >>reporter: i think we owe you, bill, lunch, right? >> i'm outta here after today. i'm a visitor. you people are nuts. >> she likes deviled eggs, i know that. >>reporter: the 2 trains are now skipping the jackson avenue station. now they are stopping, rather, at jackson avenue once again. they were skipping the jackson avenue station because of that ongoing police activity. diana rocco has been telling us about that. once again, you can stop at jackson avenue. l trains track work at dekalb avenue has been cleared away. and then we have this big problem on the bruckner. it's northbound right near country club road an accident. everything is subject to closure. and then as you head onto the cross bronx going east at the bronx river parkway, that's another accident. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. ken, michelle, over to you >> thanks. 5:17. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new controversy this morning surrounding the multi-billion dollar settlement over the worst offshore oil spill in the nation's history. and it was an emotional
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sports, it's still very athletic. 22 around new city right now. morristown 25, sussex is around 22. we're looking at 28 laguardia, jamaica, queens. look at this wind out of the north at 20, 28 miles per hour. 25 miles per hour, that's our coldest wind coming in. and so it feels like the teens this morning. one thing to be very careful of and that is if you're getting on the ferries today, the boat will be bouncing around a little bit, just a little bit as you get on and off. winds 23 gusting to know, that will be kind of cold getting in and out of the ferries. hunker down. the captains are great. they'll get you back and forth just fine. even across from bridgeport going to be a bit brisk an windy here on the ferries today. weather and traffic every seven minutes. roads and rails and all that stuff, heather's got it? >>reporter: the bruckner right near country club road we do have that accident. all lanes are subject to closure as a result. as you travel onto the cross bronx going eastbound right near the bronx river parkway, that's another accident that's being clear. 2 trains, the trains are now stopping at jackson avenue, although that police activity
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you have the l trains with track work right near dekalb avenue cleared away. so that's some good news. checking out a webcam showing you the fdr drive, all the construction cleared away, in the 70s and the 90s, no major problems. our street cleaning rules are in effect. michelle, ken, over to you >> heather, thank you. at 5:22. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, three teenagers are charged this morning after police say one of them wrought a loaded -- brought a loaded gun to an upper east side school. and police say one of the teens threatened a classmate. also ahead, you may want to take a close look inside of your pantry as you pack your lunch. the concerns that led to a
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5:25. on the this morning, asian shares drop today follow ago decline on wall street >> japan's nikkei plummeted more than 2%, while hong kong's hang seng fell more than 1%. on wall street today the dow starts the day down at 15,137. nasdaq and s&p 500 also fell. right now futures are pointing to a lower open. a judge has approved bp's billion dollar settlement for the 2010 gulf of mexico oil spill. >> but it's coming with a bit of controversy. abc's candace gibson and reena ninan have this morning's business headlines. >> good morning. topping "america's money," a
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bp gulf oil spill. >> most of the money will go to five states and local governments. but environmentalists are angry that much of it is tax deductible for bp. it follows a similar settlement with businesses and residents. an important and voluntary recall this, one involves thousands of packets of emerald nuts, 100-calorie pack roasted and salted cashew hastles and pieces >> pieces of glass were found in some packages novment injuries have been reported. and it's hard to show your pride for your state university when it has the wrong state on it. the logo and nickname "r" for the university of maryland, but that's actually a map of massachusetts >> at first wal-mart said the two states looked so much alike, now the store has pulled the t-shirts. good move. >> uh-huh. >> first the terps' loss and now they have to deal with that insult. >> in a tough round >> that's "america's money." >> have a great day. big news for aplingles it's closing in on selling the 1 billionth iphone. it's even more amazing when you
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iphone until june of 2007. don't you think you've always had iphones in your life? >> yes. >> the new iphone se is scheduled to come out soon and that's expected to give apple another boost in sales. analysts say if current trends continue, apple will sell its 2 billionth iphone by the end of the decade. that's crazy. >> our lives have really changed. it's true. now you can share a song when you share a coke. bottles of the soft drink are going to feature song lyrics. starting later this month, several lyrics including classic hits to more recent pop songs will be featured on bottles and cans. the share in a coke song campaign will share features from iconic diet coke ads, like i'd like to buy the world a coke and just for the taste of it. >> you know how many young kids have never heard that lyric? >> no charge. >> young kids, it's all good. coming up in the next half hour, the search is on for the attackers who slashed a subway rider in the head during a robbery early this morning. we're live on the scene. and you're going to need
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breaking news in the bronx, a commuter slash in a subway train overnight. we're live with details on what sparked the attack. and let's try this again, yankees are going to face the astros today for the team's season opener at yankee stadium after weather postponed the big game yesterday. we are live at the stadium. and whether you're headed to the game or anywhere else, for that matter, you're going to need to bundle up. we have real-feel temperatures in the teens this morning. where is spring? good morning, i'm ken rosato >> thanks for being with us, i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. today is tuesday, april 5th. >> nice to have you with us. >> good to be here. and you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans and the exclusive accuweather
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>> spring, oh, where are you, spring? it is cold outside this morning. dress warmly. it's 27 degrees in the park. we're rooking at teens to our -- looking at teens to our north and west. we're looking at what's going to be a day of temperatures to start in the 20s, winds out north/northeast, 16 in monticello. the wind chills 17 in the park, 16 laguardia, 15 brooklyn and queens and jfk to islip at 17. 12s are wild from white plains, sussex, up toward poughkeepsie. going fob a cold day today. we have a freeze warning in effect until 10:00. protect the pets and the plants. and by 4:00 we'll touch 40 for about 15 seconds, but it'll feel like 30 all day long. since we've been talking food, heather, here's something that will warm you up. >>reporter: okay. >> today is national deep dish pizza day. >> it's true. >>reporter: did you just hear that? >> i heard that. >>reporter: the bruckner going northbound right near country club road we have an accident, so all lanes are subject to closure. and if you're going onto the cross bronx expressway
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parkway, we have an accident involving an overturned vehicle. it's being cleared away. it's the service road at the cross bronx. so you may experience some rubbernecking delays as a result. heading onto the hutch north right near north street, that's another accident that is being cleared. 2 trains, they are now stopping at jackson avenue. we also have the l trains track work at dekalb avenue cleared away. so all of our subways at this point running on or close to schedule. this is a look at the george washington bridge as you come inbound, left to right, you can see the upper level, lower level doing just fine. that's the henry hudson parkway in the background there, doing just fine as you make your way into the george washington bridge. and then it looks like we have minor delays at the lincoln and the holland as well. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken, over to you >> heather, thank you. 5:32 now. the search is on this morning for the two men who slashed a commuter in the head on a subway train in the bronx. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live at the scene in mott haven. diane a. >>reporter: ken, good morning. that victim is recovering in the hospital this morning after
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this all happened about 1:15 this morning at the jackson avenue 2 station. now, here's what we know. the 26-year-old man was heading southbound on the 2 train. as the train pulled into the station, the man was approached by two men with a knife. they demanded his backpack. when the victim didn't give it up right away, he was slashed in the head and the two men believed to be in their 20s took off on foot with the backpack. the victim was taken to lincoln hospital where he is now in stable condition. but police say slashings and stabbings are up this year over last year citywide, especially on the transit system. it is something that is concerning to them an they are addressing it, but riders we spoke to this morning are worried. >> it's scary to find somebody slashed so early in the morning. it's too early -- no one wants to get slashed early in the morning. it's scary. it makes me think a little bit because i'm up early everyday like this. it's scary. and i have to be at work. >>reporter: so that victim is
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morning, and as you can hear the 2 train is now pulling into the jackson avenue train station after service was suspended for quite some time overnight. police are now looking for those two suspects. we're live in mott haven, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> diane, a thank you. 5:33. for the first time this morning we're seeing new video of the man charged in the hit-and-run killing of a businessman in brooklyn. detectives say 24-year-old joshua cologne has a long record, 30 prior arrests. yesterday he allegedly was driving off with a flatbed truck belonging to phil dela gratesy. he chased down the truck when the thief stopped at a light. dela gratesy tried to get 92 cab of the truck, but then ended up in the street and was run over as the truck drove off. family members and neighbors are shocked. >> heartache, shock, pain, and still as the reality hasn't set in for them -- you know, still,
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but phil's not going to be home anymore. >> neighbors say he was always caring, always attentive, offering to help when neighbors suffered a loss or death in the family. 5:34. new this morning, a santation worker is expected to be okay after his truck crashed inside of a department garage. it happened just after 12:30 this morning at 57th street along the west side highway. police say the driver lost control, smashing into a second floor window. he was treated for a minor head injury. the crash led to a number of street closures, though, while glass and other debris was cleaned up. 5:35. the union for school security guards says the latest arrests of three boys with a gun shows mayor de blasio's decision to cut back on metal detectors was a bad idea. three boys were arrested yesterday at p.s.169, the robert f. kennedy school on manhattan's upper east side. officers from the 19 precinct drove the boys to court last night. one just 13 years old, now facing felony weapons charges. police were called to the school after a boy pointed a
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oomps found that gun on another teen and a box of bullets on yet a third. >> we've been fortunate that we haven't had a fatality, we haven't had anybody injured, shot in these schools. this just shows there is a need for metal detectors, not a need to decrease metal detectors >> all three teens are charged as juveniles with criminal possession of a weapon. the 13-year-old will also be charged with menacing in the second degree. switching gears, 5:35, the highly-anticipated day has arrived again. the yankees are set to face the astros in a rematch of last year's american league wildcard game, and this time around fans in the bronx will need to layer up, grab the coat. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is in his. he's live for us at yankee stadium. good morning to you. >>reporter: good morning, michelle. you know, yesterday's home opener was postponed because of all of the rain and the cold. last time that happened was back in 2008. so here we are again give tg a second try, minus the rain, but it's still pretty darn cold out here this morning.
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today, the temperatures will be in the 30s, but, still, we're expecting the big ballpark here in the bronx to be jam packed just as it always is for opening day. we're expecting about 50,000 fans will be here in the bronx to see the yankees opening up the season against the houston astros, a rematch of last year's wildcard game playoff. the yankees will certainly be hoping for a better result than last october's 3-0 loss that ended the 2015 season. now, the gates here at the ballpark will open up at 11:00 and opening day ceremonies will begin at 12:30. the yankees, of course, are still in transition from the days of derek jeter and mariano riveira, but fans will also get to celebrate a bit of the past when the 2009 world series mvp hadecki matszui throws out the ceremonial first pitch. as for today's game, the pitching lineup has masahiro tanaka facing cy young winner dallas keuchel. as you guys know, keuchel has been a bit of a thorn in the
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he's a very good pitcher and he has -- or the yankees have yet to be able to bring this guy down. so it's going to be a big matchup. game time set to begin at 1:05. as we've been telling you all morning, if you're coming to the game, dress warm because it is baseball, but it feels like it probably should be a football game here at the bronx because the temperature is in the 30s. for now, live in the bronx, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> i want to tell him it's 27 degrees on the screen right there. dray, it's so cold, get back in the truck. >> uncomfortable. let's keep him on camera as long as possible, keep him cold. [ laughter ] >> get warm, dray. thank you, my friend. poor guy, it's cold out there. you're never more than seven minutes away, in the meantime, from weather and traffic, beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. set us straight. >> a couple of those $19 beers at the stadium -- [ laughter ] >> you'll be just fine. >> nothing wrong with that. >> you'll forget about the coal. here's what's going on here -- you'll forget about the cold. here's what's going on this morning. we do have the clear to partly cloudy skies. on the right that's bayonne and
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all the way over to staten island and there's the verrazano bridge. good visibility here this morning. temperature 27 degrees, however, with a cloudy sky and a northeast wind at 10 to 22 miles per hour. you see the clouds break here? we'll see a nice sunrise here. these clouds will keep driving south with high pressure that's coming in from the north. so that will give us a beautiful day. we are looking at temperatures of 31 by 10:00, noontime 34, game time temperature today 37 in the bronx, and we got a northerly wind at 10 to 20 miles per hour that will make these temperatures feel like the teens this morning and 20s much of the day today, so you need the warm gear today. i don't know what happened with that graphic. sun and clouds -- maybe it was too many $19 beers on that graphic. we have brisk and cold weather, 41 today. we're looking at a real feel of 30. that's the real deal today, so dress warmly. weather then heather every seven minutes. how's it going out there? >>reporter: the fdr drive on the southbound side, this is in the 90s and further south into
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we're told that construction was cleared away, but it could be a residual delay, could be that we still have some activity out there. let's go over to our maps, we'll talk about what's going on on the bruckner, north at country club road, that's an accident where all lanes are subject to closure. then we have the cross bronx eastbound at the bronx river parkway, another accident. that was in the service road. it was an overturned vehicle. that has been cleared. and we still have this accident being cleared on the hutch north right near north street. now, it's not a serious accident. 2 trains now stopping once again at jackson avenue. you were listening to diana rocco's report, you saw that 2 train just fly through the station. and you have the l trains track work at dekalb avenue. dekalb avenue, that has been cleared away. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. michelle and ken, over to you. >> all right, thank you very much, heather. it's 5:40. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the new dna evidence that lawyers say proves a man sent to prison for more than 30 years is innocent. and the big day ahead for millions of students across new york state.
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5:42. new dna evidence has cleared a man locked in prison for three decades. >> once you execute somebody, there's no going backwards. it's difficult enough for people who are incars rated for decades -- incarcerated for decades who are later exonerated, but to have someone be executed, actually you find out later we're not guilty would be deadly >> well, keith ward never confessed to the 1983 virginia bite mark case and the new evidence shows he was wrongly convicted of rape, murder and sodomy. dna specialists say the evidence in harward's case now points to another man. a new round of common core testing begins today across new york state. the tests have been revamped which has ended some of the controversy. last year one in five students refused to take the tests. the chancellor of the new york
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big changes while appearing on "up close" over the weekend. >> there are less questions, there's more sitting time, there's no time testing which means that if students want to take longer, they can. also we sent teachers to albany and not only from the city, but around the state to help write the tests and review the tests. we also do not have any more mandatory holdover based on kids' results. >> the english and math assessment tests have been shortened. both will be given over the next three days. supporters of the opt-out movement anticipate large numbers again this year, though, saying the changes have not gone far enough. it's meteorologist bill evans joining us with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> and this morning we give you a look at the beautiful chrysler building, brought to you by jeep chrysler where today and everyday from the chrysler building to jeep is a great day to buy a new car. let's look across right here roosevelt island all the way out to the top of 432 park.
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the intersection of fifth avenue, the plaza hotel at 59th street, but we got a good visibility all the way down to lower manhattan. here is our current temperature. it is 27 degrees. it should be at 41. we have a humanity of 51%, the winds northeast at 10, gusting to 22, and the pressure rising. strong kien of a canadian arctic blend of high pressure over us gave us a high yesterday of 45, 12 degrees below normal. today we'll barely touch 41 which is our overnight low temperature. yesterday .30 inch of rain in the park. one to three inches of snow north of the city. now, we'll have a nice sunrise today at 6:32. but we got a hard freeze this morning as the temperatures have tumbled. we're fighting for 40 today with a brisk wind that will make it feel like the teens, 30 later on. it gets warm by thursday, but a front comes with that with some rain and thunderstorms. newburgh is at 21, poughkeepsie, kingston, carmel 22. 23 around new city and armonk and 29 out toward islip and to wrightstown.
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the wind chills are in the teens except for the bronx at 26. the puff of wind just missed the meters there. but everybody is in the teens this morning. and so it is cold. this is february-type stuff. freeze warning until 10:00. that's when the temperatures will at least get above the freezing mark and we have these sun and clouds for the day today. these clouds go south, this high pressure dries things out and pushes these clouds on southward. we'll have a lot of sunshine today, but with an arctic blend of air, it's very hard to warm up that air mass, very dense. by 9:00 we're at 29, and so you see by the time we get to 2 o'clock we're around 38, and we barely touch 40 by 4:00, 41 around toms river. the day. so you see that's going to be running about 17, 20 degrees cooler than normal. and tomorrow we're going to start the day in the 20s. whoa! a heat wave. and then we'll find ourselves looking at probably the 40s for the afternoon. but you'll see the wind chills
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upper 20s to around 30, so you gotta dress warmly if you're going to be at the stadium for the game. the wind will be out of the north, so it'll be coming right into home plate there, right into the stands. after school we're looking at sunshine, but it's a cold afternoon. kiddos, you got sports after school, practice, gotta game, add a couple of layers, all right? and gloves too if you can wear those. sun and clouds, brisk and cold, real feel 30 today. tonight 25, clear and cold. tomorrow sun and clouds, not as cold, 48, but still nearly 10 degrees cooler than normal for this time of the year. thursday we're going to warm to 60, but a front comes with that with a shower and a thunderstorm. and then it's still going to be chilly this weekend. once that front goes through, really on friday, we got sunshine this weekend, but highs in the upper 40s and lows at night around 30 to 34. it warms up next week >> thank goodness >> that's good. >> i'm getting tired of this chilly willie stuff >> where is your spring, spring? spring out. something. >>reporter: i don't know where it went.
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the construction left as well. so spring left, the construction left. here's the fdr drive getting down 9290s and then again down into the 70s. that was bumper to bumper the last time we spoke. you can still see some residual delays heading onto the southbound side. let's go over to our maps and show you the bruckner north right near country club road. that's an accident. we do have all lanes subject to closure. so as you can see it looks like you have delays as you come off of the throgs neck bridge getting up into the bronx. and our 2 trains are running once again. in fact, all of mass transit is doing okay. street cleaning rules are in effect. ken, over to you. >> all right, thank you very much, heather. 5:48, noatz to mayor de blasio. today is a day you can eat your pizza with a fork and not take any grief. today, you heard bill talk about this, this is national deep dish pizza day. extensive research has not been able to determine the origin of the thick crusted celebration because they don't do this in italy for sure. it comes two months after national pizza day which acknowledges any kind of crust, thin, deep dish, whatever.
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blasio took heat -- >> oh! >> that violates all rules of nature right there. >> we zoom in. why don't we give it the white circle. >> the circle of shame. >> no, don't do it! >> a week after taking office for eating new york-style pizza with a knife and a fork, he said he was being authentic. >> i'm sorry. >> authentic to what, i don't know. >> i'm sorry, that's not -- >> oh, man. i am so sorry that you had to see that at home, people. 5:48. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new information on a planned government shutdown in atlantic city as leaders look for answers to the financial crisis there. also ahead, the rare accomplishment earning lots of praise for a long island high school student.
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5 sclo 51 right now. still no deal in sight this morning to rescue atlantic city from financial ruin with a government shutdown loomy. governor christie wants the government to take over the city's financing. christie directed his financial commissioner to sue the city for it not making a payroll payment on friday. it must pay its school district $34 million. we learned that a planned shutdown of nonessential city workers has been avoided at least through may. 5:52. the valedictorian at elmont high school on long island getting a lot of attention this morning for a rare accomplishment. check this out. she's been accepted into every ivy league school. augusta uwamanzu-nna is the daughter of nigerian immigrants. she says her self confidence, human ility and a big respect for education. clearly. augusta took her passion for science and became an intel
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cement that could prevent underwater oil riggs from rupturing. they needed her back in the oil rig rupture, right? and she says that there are no secrets or shortcuts to academic success. >> i think the main thing that has shaped me into the individual i am now is just tenacity and persistence. >> wow! augusta is justifiably proud. get this, she has a 101.6gpa. she still hasn't decided where she will go to college. she has her choice, all right. yesterday augusta got an invitation to the white house science fair. she's had some proud parents i bet. a brilliant woman. >> that is the coolest story ever. man. brilliant, hard working, love it. >> what a future. >> watch out for her. 5:53 right now. still ahead on eyewitness news this tuesday morning, the works meant to keep women safe in
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it's 5:55. you're never more than search minutes away from weather and traffic together here -- seven minutes away from weather and traffic together here on eyewitness news this morning. partly cloudy skies, a beautiful sunrise in a half hour, but the temperatures are cold. around the five boroughs 27 degrees, 28 brooklyn and queens. winds are northwest from 22 to 28 miles an hour. and that is chilly. these wind chills are in the teens this morning. dress warmly. we'll talk about baseball weather for opening day and what you can expect the rest of the week in your accuweather forecast. it's weather then heather every seven minutes. what's you got going on out there? >>reporter: throj traffic coming towards us into the bronx. let's head tot maps. once you get off of the throgs neck bridge heading to the northbound side right near the bruckner up near country club road we have that vent. all lanes are subject to closure. you can see the major delay awes try to get up into that spot. the hutch north at north street an earlier accident cleared. mass transit is doing very well. street cleaning rules are in effect. michelle, over to you. >> heather, thank you. controversial new ride
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attention because it's for women only. chairiot for women is an uber- like service but it only hires female drivers and will only pick up women or boys who are 13 or under. it is intended to help female passengers feel safer. but the service is being discriminatory. chairiot for women launches nationwide in two weeks. we are closing in on 6:00. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a subway station becomes a crime scene in the bronx. a man slashed in the head, just the latest in an uptick of knife attacks across the city. new video this morning after a bus full of local college students flips over upstate. plus the new feature on facebook giving some use rs a revolution air -- users a revolutionary way to connect like never before. your morning. when will our temperatures fios is not cable. we're wired differently. in the last 10 years our competitors
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breaking news at 6:00. subway service is resumed at the jackson avenue stop after a commuter was slashed in the head overnight. details on what led up to the attack. showdown in wisconsin. donald trump and hillary clinton facing another fierce primary battle as they fight to maintain the frontrunner status. and you know what? grab your fleece hat. we're waking up to temperatures in the 20s. it's going to feel even colder outside. cover your heads, stay warm. good morning, i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. >> that's the mommy in you coming out >> i know. i'm all bossy pants, right? >> and i'm ken rosato. thank you for joining us. it is tuesday, april 5th. and you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic.

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