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investigation. the fbi probe that has been looking into a possible nypd bribery scheme. marrow owe and battle for new york. presidential candidates chris crossed the bureau with eyes on the prize. crucial primary votes. good evening, i'm sandra bookman. >> and i'm joe torres. those stories first, but an accu weather. we're getting hit with a blaze of weather. >> a polar plunge drops the mercury like a rock. there's a freeze warning from midnight until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. meteorologist jeff smith here with our first look at the accu weather forecast. >> jeff. >> here's the freeze warning in long island and the jersey shores as the
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we've been dealing with the rain today. it has been mixed in with show at times. right now, it's recede off to the light rain. it should be ending around new york city. check out where that precipitation is coming down more heavily. it grabs colder air to the surface and the snow -- accumulate on grassy areas southern county getting -- also, one snow shower, now diving off to the south over the higher elevations of semester tick approaching i-80. we can see that before things move offshore. 39 in the park. colder off to the south . but that's where you have the precipitation coming down heavily. 9:00 p.m., nothing is going on. following temperatures. down the shore, leftover
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down to 30 by 7:00 in the morning. the rain mixed with snow in spots ending early this evening. it's a hard freeze overnight with near record cold. you want to protect plants and watch for slick spots as standing water freezes over. your full accu weather forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> joe, sandra. we have the accu-track weather alert app. sandra. the race for president , all five candidates are trying to take a bite out of the big apple by showing they're new york to the core. ahead the state's primaries. this year's race is unique in three of the five candidates donald trump, sanders and clinton have ties to new york. perhaps the busiest candidate today is sanders. he's stumped in three bureaus capping off all this with a stop at the apollo theater some time this evening and relishing his primary win in wyoming. mallory hoff is in sunset
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>>reporter: sandra, the crowd has grown significantly just in the last few minutes. we expect clinton to take the stage in a matter of minutes. this as all of the candidates are focusing their attention on new york. >> sanders also keeping any eye on the new york prize today. he took his campaign to washington heights for a rally there. >> we started off 60 points behind, and yet last week, the last two days, two out of the three national polls that have come out have us ahead of secretary clinton. >> john kasich was in rochester this morning. he has a stop in westchester this afternoon and scheduled to be in rock land county tonight. >> cruz and trump are going to get killed in the fall. i mean, they cannot win. they will get beaten and we will lose the courthouse. we'll lose the united states senate and people wake up to that, and then finally people are going to try to decide who could be
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>> donald trump made an announced trip to one world trade. cruz spent time in colorado the state gop convention. he made a stop at a brooklyn bakery this week and expected to be back in new york state next week. and back out here live, a passionate crowd out here excited for clinton to take the stage in the next few minutes. you saw that video of trump making that visit and during that trip, to that memorial. we'll bring you more for the events and all the their attention on new york. i think we're about i believe clinton is about to stage. if you take a look, we'll listen for a moment. if in fact, she is about to take the stage, it certainly appears that she is. again, this is an excited crowd.
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we're going to have -- and there she is there taking the stage. this group has been out here for a long time waiting to see their candidate, the woman they believe is the right person to be the next president of the united states of america. let's listen in. >> thank you, thank you . >>[screaming] [ cheering ] >> hillary! hillary! >> thank you. thank you. >> my name is owe -- >> a very excited crowd. we're looking forward to listening in on what hillary clinton has to say. we'll throw it back to you guys. >> thank you very much. we'll have more coming up tonight on eyewitness news at 11:00.
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ten days away, april 19th. stay with eyewitness news and abc news for complete coverage. new at 6:00, the fbi's probe into nypd corruption is causing a new fallout directed at mayor deblaz zhou. the u.s. attorney reportedly opened an inquiry into the fundraising activities of two businessmen working on behalf of the mayor. eyewitness news reporter stephon is in mid-town. >>reporter: the mayor will be performing at the charity dinner. this as eyewitness news learned that the mayor returned campaign -- reported tied in an fbi corruption probe. >> this isn't a good day for the department. >> that was on thursday. the top cop announcing a shake up in the nypd. officers reassigned as the
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rose larger. did officers exchange favors for gifts in the orthodox community. they have -- the former owner of the now closed hudson river. it's a 12 million scheme. the scheme is reportedly unrelated to the focus of the corruption investigation. the parale have ties to the -- who served on a committee that planned the manager's inaugural celebration in 2014. his wife have contributed almost $5,000 to the mayor's campaign. he's returning that money. a spokesperson for the mayor says we're confident the campaign has conducted itself legally and appropriately at all times. >> as always, we'll have to go with, we believe the truth as we believe it. >> sources say the investigation began in 2013. looking into police, community relations in bureau park. relationships
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businessmen and several high ranking nypd officials whether favors were exchanged for gift and cash. those under , philip banks and normal seebrook. >> it's unclear if the mayor has been implicated in a wrong doing, but the question is how wide will this investigation go. live in mid-time, cefan kim, i'm witness news. belgium officials say they identified another suspect in last months attack. he's walking along side a subway suicide -- he was arrested in belgium yesterday. authorities say another man arrested yesterday abrini confessed he's the so called pan in the hat suspect seen in surveillance video at the brussels airport. secretary of state john kerry pays a surprise visit to afghanistan.
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with the nation's prime minister to discuss how to implement an $8.5 million partnership. he visited with government officials about security, leadership and economics. kerry's visit to afghanistan followed a similar stop in iraq this week. in new jersey, a man has died after a shootout with police. prosecutors say grant was wounded in the shooting and 1:30 in morning in new brunswick. the 27-year-old died at a hospital two hours later. police recovered his gun. investigators say they were pursuing grant for failing to pay child support and for violating parole. there was a bar brawl -- firefighter were arrested after a fight broke out at a mcfadden's restaurant. michael, john,
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charges. cartizon is charged with resisting arrest. a teacher in trouble for slapping a student. coming up, the viral video and its repre-cushion. a german sheppard found
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this video appears to show mary hastings, a teacher in beaumont texas hit a student five times while yelling at him and calling him an idiot. she then appears to mock the student's crying. investigators charge hastings with assault. the school placed her on administrative leave. new at 6:00, port authority police say they arrested a teenager armed with a dangerous weapon. officers seized a fully loaded handgun and bullets from a 13-year-old who virginia. police got a tip and met his bus at the port authority bus terminal. the boy told police he wanted the gun for protection. he's held in juvenile detention. his family has been notified. authorities on long island opened an abuse allegation after someone abandoned a dog with its mouth taped shut. the german sheppard's mouth was taped shut in linden hearst. the dog seems to
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a $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. they set out on a three hour tour and ended up as castaways on an island. >> a real life version of gilligans island and what happened them get rescued.
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a castaway sent a unique signal to rescuers after washing up on an island. they wrote the word "help" in palm leaves. along with displaying their orange life jackets, it all worked. a navy plane saw that signal and the men were rescued. >> ingenerality. >> i wish you could have heard us singing. >> i was going to say during the commercial break. gilligan's island. >> there's a reason why we're doing this job and not singing. that's why i skated over to the weather center while you were singing. we have a nasty evening out there especially for -- early to mid-april. we're approaching mid-april. and this is not typical april weather. 39 degrees right now. that north wind
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the high today only got up to 43. and just to put that in perspective, that's a normal low for this time of year. that's your normal overnight low. that was our high today. a normal high for april the 9th. it's 59 degrees. 86 was your record in 1991. it's 40 in new york -- 39 at jfk airport. a couple of snow showers moving through parts of semester tick county new jersey and colder towards the south towards tom's river. 36 there and the reason for that, the precipitation has been coming down more heavily there. grabbing that colder air from up above and dragging it all the way down to the surface, and that has caused snow. a burst of snow over southern ocean county. the precipitation is lightening, so that's changing over to rain, but snow in flying in the air. new jersey getting an inch on the grassy surfaces there.
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snow shower diving out of sestic county and mars county crossing overi 80. here's our future cast. you see snow or rain exiting off to the south and east by 10:00 p.m. still could be mixed precipitation over eastern long island and toms river and points south. but around here, and also north and west of the city, it's about the falling temperatures overnight. by 7:00 in the morning, we're down to 30 in central park. that approaches the record low of 28. that's the record low for tomorrow morning. we have 20s in many of the suburbs and teens. not much of a recovery, but warmer than today. getting up to 48. that's 10 degrees below average. at least tomorrow, we'll have sunshine. clouds increase tomorrow morning. there can be a shower or two in spots after midnight tomorrow and early monday morning.
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monday, a cloudy day and a few showers, i think steady rain off to the west. we'll wait until monday night and tuesday to move in. here's your accu weather forecast. rain and snow ending early and clearing skies with a hard freeze overnight. we're down to 30. approaching that record low of 28. breezy tomorrow morning. a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon. winds calming down. we're up to 48. late night shower and a few spots. down to 39. here's your accu weather 7 -day forecast. a few showers during the day monday. a cloudy day. 58. it's periods of steady rain monday night into tuesday. a half inch or so of rain. around 58. finally nice days shaping up for wednesday, thursday, and friday. clouding up by saturday and maybe rain by saturday night. 63 degrees by then. a lot to look forward to. >> yeah. thanks, jeff. lauren
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riguez was in mid-season form. yankees designated him for the first time as the pen stripes tried to roll over the tigers. plus the waiting game on for the rangers who wrapped up the re this is everything i have, my family. i got to see my dad die on national tv. they don't know what they took from us. people are dying. we need a president that's going to talk about it. i believe bernie sanders is a protestor. he's not scared to go up against the criminal justice system. he's not scared. that's why i'm for bernie. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. vo: across america, people are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes with non-insulin victoza . for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza . he said victoza works differently than pills.
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good to see a rod put one out the park. >> in an interesting baseball weather conditions. after an opening day in bronx on tuesday, the yankees haven't been able to catch a break. at first pitch in detroit, it was 31 degrees. that's the coldest game ever at camerico park. he was in the snow in motown. first inning, rodriguez at the plate and that would be his first home run of the season. it's a solo shot. yanks are up 1-0. he's the first yankee starter to get through six inning and struck out three and allowed three runs. else bury off to a good -- a pare of runs their score. it was 6-0 yankees. a few extra runs, they never hurt a 2-1 blast. 8-1. cc and the yanks get the win. >> it definitely feels good and
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i didn't have problems, mechanically i felt good. my knee was feeling good. >> look who is back. almost. the yankees reportedly close to a minor league deal with nick squisher who is trying to resurrect his career. the 35-year-old has been working out in tampa. he could be used as a back up baser and a -- he won a title back in 2009. the mets continue at city field when they face the phillies assuming the rain cooperates. but their focus is on jacob who left yesterday's home opener after six reasons after he felt tightness in his leg. he did not have an mri, but he's experiencing soreness. he's not worrying as this new season begins. >> i was going to go out there for the 7th and i thought twice about it and said maybe i should say something.
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i had a back issue earlier in the spring. i don't think it's related but i'm not worried about it. >> the rangers score board watchers with their foeft season fate hinging on the islander's final two games tonight against buffalo and tomorrow against philly after they took care of business against detroit -- for the power play goal to tie it. it was tied up late in the third when dylan sets up haze with the go a load shot, 2-1 rangers. insurance would be necessary. oscar, the empty netter proves to be the game winner. the wings would add enough. 3-2, the rangers win. it's their second season with 100 or more points. the first goal of the season -- jordan spieth at the top of the leader board. the 22-year-old entering round three with the lead and
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now on a windy day at agusta national. the defending champ for the day today, that's good. jason day one under par and a rough day for mcilroy. he's 5 over. full highlights at 11:00. ferguson made the surprising announcement that he's retiring after a decade with the jets. the former offensive saying goodbye in a letter -- he wrote, i'm proud of what i have accomplished in this league, but football taught me you can't do it along. i would like to thank every coach and teammate and fan that have shown me support. i thank you from the bottom of my heart. he'll be missed by the media. >> very impressive. thank you for joining us. stay tuned for abc world news. >> i'm joe torres.
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