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we started with overcast conditions. we're starting to brighten the skies and thin the clouds just a bit. so we're going for the sun breaks. temperatures are looking out through the boroughs. the temperatures are climbing even in areas where we start in the 30s like the monticello areas they are climbing as well. if you are wondering what's the is it. by tomorrow this time, we'll be dodging rain showers having to deal with rain and umbrellas. folks, this will be want races where you have to make it through the rain. so whatever your plans are this weekend, today is the day to get outdoors. tomorrow you have to have all of the rain gear with you ready to go. planning this day, temperatures in the low 60s, we'll go for a high of 63 in new york city. stick around. we have the seven-day forecast coming up. of course this is the last day of april. we're rolling in and we'll have details on may in a few minutes.
>> thank you so much. developing in new jersey right now, several people have been hurt after a car ran off the road, crashed and exploded into flames. marcus solis joins us live from clifton. we'll have more on the story this morning. marcus? >> reporter: good morning, michelle. emergency crews have yielded to repair crews as they work to chen up the damage of the after- math -- clean up the damage of the after-math that sent four people to the hospital. the crash was around 3:30 this morning on koller road in clifton. the car veered off the roadway here. it is an industrial area. residents say it is known for speeding. it is unclear whether speed was a factor, but the car did go off the roadway into the woods, caught fire, and the four people inside had to be pulled from the vehicle. two men, two women taken to area hospitals. it is unclear their condition. again, the cause of the accident is under investigation.
a utility pole -- meantime, that crash took out a utility pole. crews have put in a replacement pole and are securing the lines as the cleanup continues. police investigation continues. once that is all repaired, they will rae move the vehicle, which -- remove the vehicle which is still in the woods. marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." new this morning, police in queens are looking for three teens after they allegedly attacked a man and also yelled racial slurs at him. the nypd says on wednesday the that he approached a 19-year- old man on -- the three approached a 19-man on tenth street. they punched him in the face calling him an arab and think third suspect had a baseball bat. anyone with information is urged to please call police. a teenager has died. another hurt after both were thrown out of a carnival ride in texas. it happened last night in el paso.
a ride that spins riders around a central point. officials say one was killed and the other is expected to recover from her injuries. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the ride to malfunction or the safety measures. new help in trying to solve the biggest missing child's case in new york city. surveillance video, dna, and ground and air searches all have not turned up anything in the search for 7-year-old patrick alfred. he went missing in 2010 from his east new york foster home. now the nypd and a company are hoping mannequins with ill help find the boy. this is a life sized sculpt chore of what alfred would look like today. >> it's been six years. a lot of people don't remember. not that they don't care, but people forget. so we needed to put his case in the spotlight in a different way in the minds of people and
that are just, you know, passing buy. >> alfred would now be 12 years old. the other companies sponsor mannequins to draw attention to other people. details on the fuel spill that happened on the hudson river. folks are trying to find out where in the world it came from. crews tried to contain it. the crew is being monitor for any environmental impact that might have been made. where'd it come from? perhaps by a vessel. the cruiser collided with a get away car they had been chasing. suspects were involved with a robbery when police caught up to them in harlem. that's when the accident happened. the force was hard enough to deploy air bags in both cars. people there tell "eyewitness news" they heard the crash then
car surrounded with guns drawn. a nycha worker was attacked by two pit bulls while in the bronx on the job. the worker says he and his partner knocked on a tenant's door in the moores houses in claremont. the two were trying to recover unpaid rent when two dogs reportedly ran past the child who had opened the door. the dogs bit him in the thigh, in the face as you are about to see, and also in his backside. >> i thought i would not survive. i thought i would not survive because the intention was to really just to completely kill me. >> reporter: pit bulls, in fact, are banned in nycha buildings. the two have been rae moved, and action against the tenant is pending. striking verizon workers today lose their health benefits.
urging striking workers to seek coverage under cobra. the workers accuse the company the strike. coming up on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, developing rate now, the death -- right now, the death toll in nairobi continues to climb. we have the latest on that story as it continues to unfold at this hour. >> i'm meteorologist amy freeze
the rubble. you can see they were passing the child around, rescue workers, as it was whisked to safety. several other people have also been rescued. many others are believed to still be trapped under the debris. the six story residential building in nairobi collapsed amid heavy rain and flooding. now we're turning to the ongoing investigation into prince's death. we have learned that over the past three years, four calls for emergency assistance were made from his paisley park home. the reasons for the calls have not yet been maid public. the last call was made on the day, of course, the legendary artist was found dead last week. investigators are awaiting autopsy and toxicology results to figure out the precise cause of death. [music]
tributes -- matter to fans. tributes continue to continue. rain there didn't stop them from singing to the hits and holding up cell phones. also the movie "purple rain" was then shown and everyone sang along to that as well. now to vote 2016. it was a wild scene as they blocked donald trump from going into the strong front door. no matter, he cut across the grass and the back door. in true trump fashion, he said he was feeling like he was trying to get into the u.s. illegally. >> my wife said there are helicopters following you. then we went under a presence, threw a fence and oh, boy. felt like i was crossing the border, actually.
>> trump left in exactly the same bizarre way. ohio governor john kasich also spoke there. ted cruz speaks today. >> you have to imagine folks in cleveland are keeping a close eye on the protest because they don't know what's coming their way in a few months. they are trying to get ready in case something happens. straight ahead, celebrating good times. r and b group cool and the gang, yeah. they return home to jersey city for a very cool honor.
>> reporter: it's a really good, fantastic thing. we're cutting across the finish line with 5,000 runners with the skies brightening up and clouds giving way to blue and temperatures are just right for running. a jacket might be in order to do your own dog walk around your park. make sure you have that extra layer. it is a little crisp outside. we'll be waiting for the temperatures to come off into the 60s right now. right now, it's a slow crawl. checking out the official numbers in central park. we really have the situation where we have temperatures into the low 60s. this is a cool feel outside. as far as the comparison between today and tomorrow, this is actually going to turn out to be the better day of the weekend. so we wait for sunshine to make it slightly more comfortable, but by tomorrow, we'll be dealing with raw, rainy, damp conditions.
across the area, it's been a nice warm-up for places like monticello that starts in the 30s. down the shore, it'll be a gradual warm-up that happens taking us to the low 60s. as far as the skies breaking through, it's sunshine. the piece of it bringing us shower activity in the pre-dawn hours tomorrow. so sunday starts out west. showers will move west to east. by 5:00 to 7:00 is when it starts. occasional rain with moderate showers in the mid to late afternoon. as far as the weekend goes, this is the day to do the outdoor activity and get stuff done indoors tomorrow or at least dodge the showers, there's a lot of runners. thousands going on the long island railroad unfortunately, it will be one of the races where it will be a wet one.
spots, dry patches as you make them mild. the seven-day is a high of 63. tonight, temperatures are falling with the showers moving in from the west. it will be after midnight in the pre-dawn hours. when it gets here, it will be raw. temperatures will be limited to the low 50s and the accuweather seven-day forecast. it's hard to believe we put april in the books as we roll into may. temperatures are right about seasonal for most of the week. we could get a chance to get northbound lanes 70. another chance for rain in the accuweather seven-day forecast. no major extremes, no huge warm- ups but it looks like tomorrow is perhaps the most uncomfortable day of the stretch. back here live at the bronx zoo, come on in here. john, first of all, what a fantastic morning it's been so far. >> reporter: i just want to tell you, mother nature loves the bronx zoo. it rained yesterday.
but it cannot rain on the bronx zoo wildlife conservation society run for the wild. we've had over 5,000 people participate. since the start, we've had over 40,000 people participate. today is a glorious day. it's earth month. we're here to talk about saving our planet and ourselves and by getting out here and exercising, we're making the planet a better place and helping ourselves. >> reporter: yesterday we were recognizing the buff lope and bison and the work that's -- the buffalo and the bison and the work that's been done here. that's one sliver of what's being done in the backyard. >> the wildlife conservation works in 60 places. when you are coming to the bronx zoo and helping the wildlife conservation society, you are helping to save the planet. today is a special day because you can come in and enjoy the park. the work is you'res. we have a rock climbing wall. for the adults, we have a beer
carbs back up and do the next run. it is an incredible time to be out, enjoy family and friends, get exercise and help save the planet. >> reporter: congratulations on a wonderful event. it's the first day of the monorail, too which takes you into the asian part of the bronx zoo with all of the amazing animals from that part of the world. so lots to see and do out here. we'll be mingling with some of the runners across the finish line and enjoy the bronx zoo. for now, though, live right here at the finish line, back inside to you guys, michelle and rob. what a great race. so many people out here happen yip to do their part for the animals. >> great. it's really cool. >> you seem very happeny. are you happy to be away from us? >> i'm very upset. [ laughter ] >> have fun. jersey city has something to celebrate.
pacific avenue will now also be known as cool and the gang after the r&b leeched. mayor steven phillips joins community leaders welcomed the grammy award winning group. band was formed here in 1964 by brothers ronald and robert belle and their friend. >> this whole little area here started. my family, my brother and i and d.t. and all of the other members. my most perfect memories are here in jersey city. >> i love how the roots of the peel are being remembered. cool and the gang brought huge hilts like "celebration" and ladies night and "get down on
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welcome back. the son of former baltimore raven ray lewis is facing serious charges. ray lewis iii who plays football for coastal carolina turned himself in to police yesterday. two women say he sexually assaulted them in january, but the warrant charges him with sexual battery of one woman, an 18-year-old who was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. the warrant says she could have been incapacitated at the time. he is facing a charge of third degree criminal sexual conduct. the month of may could end with extra millions in the bank. this weekend's powerball
the jackpot for today is $314 million. cash value is $204.7 million. you can watch tonight's drawing live right here on channel 7 before "eyewitness news" at 11:00. i would like a bentley continental gt. [ laughter ] >> you already know. >> you have to make a plan. >> it's nice to dream. >> i've never been to aruba. >> you can drive to my house when you get that car. time for sports with rob powers. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. let's start with baseball. the mets have boosted the record by beating the teams they are supposed to beat. starting last night, the giants. a good test at home or so we thought. cespedes drives in two runs. he was just getting started. throw on the vests.
the third inning. again, just getting started. later, bases loaded for cespedes. the grand slam. six rbi for him in one inning. overall the biggest inning in met history. all good for steve aren mattes and the mets need it 13-1. they passed the test. the yankees 1-2 had their first off-day in ten days a cupful days ago and battled boston last night. there would be no better place than to get back on track. alex rodriguez is coming around. he takes one deep. he clobbers him then watch. he'll even bat for a little kid. isn't that nice? game time 2-2. david ortiz and there goes the game. then ortiz one-ups rodriguez. he goes and hugs him. yankees lose 4-2. it was another rough night.
last night. we start with the giants, with the finallen pick, number 40 overall. in the third round, another one. overall selection, number 71. they get a safety from boise state. darren thompson is a four-year starter. now to the jets, the quarterback situation takes another turn. pick number 51, penn state quarterback christian hackenburg. another strong-arm in camp, brian fitzpatrick, it's your move. the four-year veteran at georgia, explosive athletics and more drafts coming up later today. laramie tunsil's opening
didn't get better yesterday. his social media was hacked minutes before everything got started. that's what was posted. yesterday, the dolphins said tunsil wasn't going to talk. then an hour and a half later, he showed up. >> i'm blessed just to be here. you know, it is a great opportunity. >> that was it. the islanders lightning game two, stanley cup playoffs. in the nba, the lakers reached agreement last night with luke walton to be their next head coach. nba playoffs pacers hosting the raptors in nance. the pacers force a game 7. 101- 83 indiana. final game tomorrow in toronto. the charlotte hornets pass the miami heat. walk wears good, but miami wins it game seven tomorrow.
ng . all right. giving you a live look at the george washington bridge right now on this saturday morning april 30th. thanks for waking up with us. >> the last day of april, tomorrow is may. >> bye. good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. welcome to "eyewitness news" saturday morning. where is amy freeze? meteorologist amy freeze, where could she be? >> i think she's in the boogie- down this morning. tell folks why you are out there. very cool event going out there. >> a lot of fun, you guys. the run for the wild 5k, 2, 3 mile race, a lot of folks finished a few more coming up the line. it was a lot of fun with the
event today. they've been 2009. so if you go back to the beginning, more than 40,000 people have participated in this effort for wildlife conservation, which is so important. so many things are happening here at the bronx. it is a different wildlife place all around the five boroughs. it's real exciting to find out more about it and be a part of it. that's exactly what the folks here have done. we're happy to support them and be a part of this event. the weather is cooperating very nicely. temperatures this morning are in the 40s. this is in the 50s now as everybody's crossing the finish line. today is going to be the best of the weekend. here's what you need to know. yes, we're overcast starts. the clouds have the baby blue showing through. we'll turn out to have a partly sunny afternoon with temperatures in the low 06s. expect the northeast wind throughout the day today. we are tracking a front that's coming across the country.
and take over tomorrow morning producing rain showers. for now, though, know that this is a high. the pattern here is going to be on the cool side. especially tomorrow is the most uncomfortable it day for the entire week. details and much more here from the bronx zoo and the run for the wild coming up in a few minutes. we've had a lot of friends this morning michelle and rob. they love to see what's going on around the area and say thank you for the support of the wildlife conservation effort. so that's happening right here at the bronx zoo. we're happy to be a part of it, aren't we? >> absolutely. that is very cool to hear and make sure to thank them for the job security. [ laughter ] we'll see you in a minute, amy, thanks. turning to the news now money we're following a
jersey where a car burst into flames and we're hearing four people had to be pulled from the wreckage. marcus solis joins us live in clifton with more on the story. may, marcus. >> reporter: hey, rob. get word from clifton -- getting word from clifton police one of the people from the crash is in critical condition with severe burns as a result of the crash. beyond that, the woods from the car ended up. we'll show you video of the accident scene and very visible in the woods feared off of koller road about 3:30 this morning. there is a slight bend in the road. it is unclear why the car went off the roadway and whether speed was a factor. one of three have managed to get themselves out of the vehicle when state police responded. they helped bring the fourth occupant. one critically injured with burns as a result of the car catching fire. emergency crews were here.
some of the activity going on as a replacement of utility pole has been put into place. the downed wires and pole was damaged. pse and g crews were here on the scene with some of the cleanup involved and the investigation continues. four people hospitalized, one critically after that early morning crash. we're live in clifton, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> marcus, thank you so much. funeral services will be held today for t neck may are lysette parker. the 44-year-old died sunday after being rushed to the hospital as the first african- american woman to be elected mayor in a bergen county community. her funeral will be held this morning at mount olive baptist church. you can expect a traffic mess this weekend while crossing the tappan zee bridge. three out of four northbound lanes are now closed for theirs. work started at 9:00 last night and continues until 2:00 this afternoon. work will pick back up again
right now, construction crews are driving piles into the river bed or the new bridge. drivers are being told to take another route or at the very least expect some delays. you can find full details on our web site, abc7ny.com. this is marathon weekend on long island. the mets kicked off yesterday. today a one-mile and 5k races are being held on charles lindbergh boulevard. these started at 8:00 this morning and tomorrow there's a marathon a half marathon and 10k race. those will start behind what was nassau coliseum. you can see a full list of events and maps of races at abc7ny.com. he was the easter bunny who suddenly started brawling at a local mall. the charges against him now have been downgraded. aggravated assault charges against kasim charles downgraded now to simple assault.
charles duking it out with juan jimenez ha heraro. police say he attacked the bunny after his child slipped off the bun n.'s lap. and -- the bunny's lap. residents of all five boroughs can clear outstanding warrants including disorderly conduct, and possession of marijuana that. the event is going on right now at the grand street settlement. that's 85th street on the lower east side. >> get those warrants cleared. [ laughter ] coming up next on "eyewitness news" saturday morning a night at the carnival tragically takes a deadly turn. >> also ahead, a circus staple is taking a final stand and
th amy freeze with the wcs run for the wild 5k race. a lot of wild things out there this morning. >> reporter: we have 5,000 people crossing the finish line behind me. first of all, rob and michelle are in there, say hi to them. >> good morning. >> reporter: she watches all of the time. did you come all the way from dutchess county? >> all the way from dutchess county. beautiful day, beautiful place, beautiful animals. >> reporter: there were hills you go through, right? >> there were a couple of hills. not so bad.
i tried to catch up to my nephews. >> reporter: thanks for the shout out. she came right up and said, "i watch every weekend." congratulations. way to go. a lot of runners making their way across the finish line have done this event every year. it's a very popular event, and not just because people love the bronx zoo but also because they want to support wildlife around the planet. temperatures in the 40s and 50s may with rainy showery conditions. if you are looking for a good part of the weekend on what day to get out and about, it's certainly today. as far as the weather change goes it will bring a change in
us in the form of skies. first up, a check in with central park. we've got the temperatures in the low 50s right now. there is a light northeast wind. that northeast wind will keep a cool feel to the temperatures today. we will get into the low 60s. so as this gradual warm-up to the skies is breaking in, we'll get a chance to give 10 degrees from where they are right now. >> as for the front that's coming from the west this is the same front that produces showers from the central plains with tornadoes yesterday. huge hail going through oklahoma and tornado alley. we're getting the north side of that stimulate tonight into early tomorrow bringing just showers. we're not going to worry about severe weather. if you have plans for tomorrow, you'll need all of the rain gear and your umbrella. about 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. is the start time. the showers come from west to east. just as they are starting the
it looks like you will be dodging showers and occasional rain is expected for most of the day during the day tomorrow. it could be a period of moderate shower activity late in the afternoon. then a final check of showers on monday as we get back to the temperatures climbing up and down. so nothing goes too warm this week. tomorrow is the coldest day. we'll have temperatures in the low 50s. you'll feel that with the rain coming down and the wind's staying with us through the day as well. expect temperatures to be in the low 60s. the day gradually gets better. the sun will break through. then we get into the evening hours and wait to watch for the rain coming through. 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. is the start tile. we have the showers on sunday afternoon. so the first full week of may here, temperatures are not that steady. kind of going up and down
we get for the warmest and we also get another chance for rain. a couple of shots at showers for the next couple of days. it is a real bit of spring-like weather. we will continue to be here at the zoo until the end of the 10:00 hour. we'll check out the bronx zoo. we invite you to come down and do the same. it's not just the rain, but you have the entire earth day festivities you can be a part of and check out the zoo as well. this is the first day of the monorail, you guys. taking you to the asian part of the bronx zoo. a lot of cool animals and ecology there to check out. so live from, well, the finish line. back to you. >> thank you so much, amy. >> it is the end of an era for ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus. the elephants will be performing. the animals have been part of the for 145 years. ringling brothers said they are retiring the animals mainly
the equipment used to guide them during the show. after the final battle, they will head to the elephant conservation in florida. people up north retire to florida. coming up on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, a thief is break nag homes in suffolk -- breaking into homes in suffolk county but hear why it doesn't require that much thought or muscle or anything. what police want homeowners to be on the look out for. >> and today's channel 7 community calendar. >> yes! guess close birthday it is. >> not yoursp. >> not mine. >> not katy's. >> singer, gray hair, older. kind of country. >> i don't know. >> you are always on my mind. >> kenny rogers?
>> oh, lawd. willie nelson attorneyed 84 years old. >> i sure know when to walk away and when to >> this is a remix of an underappreciated duet that he once did with the late great ray charles. this is a remix of seven spanish angels. the youtube mix. >> it's not going to play. it's a joke. >> in my head. [music] >> here's what's happening. stop bid javits center in manhattan with the free diabetes expo. kick off the day with entertainment, exercise tip and access. on long island, the wildlife refuge hosts the eighth annual conservation day with face
and all ages have activities including double dutch and more. the educators have activities like hayrides and end active games. plus you can enjoy the hike-a- thon. the staten island highlights west africa to the caribbean and latin america back to the u.s. the museum of the city of new york celebrates international jazz day with the 16th anniversary of the ultrarare documentary satchmo the great. for more information about this event or you wish your dog could fight off fleas and ticks. but since he can't... you rely on frontline plus. because frontline plus unleashes a deadly killing force
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garage. at least two homes have been broken into. >> we were a little complacent. we forgot to lock one of the cars that night. this is what can happen. so i guess we all can be a little more vigilant. >> the woman and her family did not find anything missing. police are echoing what she said. and people who live in the area or any area should lock the door between their garage and their home. ape new legal battle over an -- a new legal battle over an iphone. this one belonged to one of two 14-year-olds who vanished while fitching off florida last year. the bodies were never found but the boat was recovered last month. the phone was given to the family of the child who owned it and now an agreement has been reached to send the iphone to apple to be analyzed by the company for evidence. tragedy at a carnival.
of the spinning rides at a texas church. one has died. the other is being treated at a hospital this morning. >> an investigation is many are way right now. marci gonzalez has the details. >> reporter: two teenage girls ejected from an el paso area carnival. one dead after slamming into a metal barricade. she was just 16 years old. the other, a 15-year-old rushed to a nearby hospital. a third friend riding with them not injured. her father saying his daughter survived by hooking her hands to the metal bar and holding on as tight as she could. he says the three of them were the only people on the ride. the trio all attended a local high school together were at the st. thomas church festival celebrating the festival. the youtube video shows what the sizzler ride normally looks like. investigators this morning are still working to figure out
>> they are regulated by state statutes. there's inspections that are required. whether or not this vendor is up to par with that, it hasn't been determined. >> we reached out to that amusement park company but have not heard back. we're told the girl that's been hospitalized is expected to make a full recovery. >> that's the thing. amusement parks and rides, you never know how well they are put together and the operator, they doing what they are supposed to do?
i love it. >> it's gone wild. >> it has gone wild. i'm telling you, they loved of lost it. they turned out and that's a good thing for a second. >> a lot of animals at the zoo. we had about 5,000 participants in the 5k run for the wild that's here with a lot of fun. all of the funds go to the wildlife conservation. it's exciting to have us here, you guys. the wild, wild -- [ laughter ] the weather was very cooperative as well. the high today 63 degrees and partly sunny skies coming through. let us give you have a peek as they crank the temperatures up. tomorrow, we've got rain coming in. there will be showers between 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. the showers will be a rainy, raw day so today is the day to get out and enjoy the first full week of may. another shot of showers coming in on thursday. that's a look at the forecast later on this afternoon.
shows. tonight, this evening, crank that music up. come on, are bee the only ones in the party? get in here, kids. let's go. it's tame to get wild. >> uh-oh, amy, don't start dancing. [ laughter ] >> reporter: it's only me and the animals. no one else. show them the people. no one else. >> do we look to wild? [ laughter ] >> that is awesome. that's not easy. >> we're going low. >> reporter: finally, i've got someone right here. look. >> a little cheetah ballerina. >> reporter: back to you guys. back to you, guys. >> thank you, amy. that's awesome. she's having a good time. glad to see them enjoying the nice weather.
top stories and developing news out of clifton, new jersey. four people had to be pulled from the wreckage. >> marcus solis is live in clift within the latest. marcus? >> rob, michelle, one of the victims critically injured. we can show you there live. about ready to pull out that car from the wooded area where after it lost control early this morning, it was around 3:30 on koller road with a slight bend in the road on this steal area where the car went off the road and into the woods and burst into flames. police helped them remove the occupants of that car. two men, two women all were injured, but one was critically injured. severe burns taken to area hospitals. cause of the crash is still under investigation. meantime, see the repair work damaged.
that fiery crash early this morning. we're live in clifton, marcus news." police are looking for three teens after they allegedly attacked a man and yelled racial slurs. the three approached a 19-year- old man on tenth street. one called him an arab and punched him twice in the face. the victim says another was holding a pipe yelling isis. a third suspect had a baseball bat. anyone with information is urged to call police. happening today, new yorkers with outstanding warrants will be able to start anew. authorities will clear warrants at the grand street settlement for nonviolent offenders. it includes disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana. expect a traffic mess this weekend while crossing the tappan zee bridge.
closed. work started yesterday and will continue through noon. work will pick back up tomorrow at 9:00. right now, kruk crews shall driving piles into the river bed for the new bridge. drivers at the very least expect delays. you can find full details on abc7ny.com. becoming a multi-million nair tonight. the powerball jackpot is surging into the triple digits. no one matched the wednesday night drawing. the pot growing now is $314 million. the cash value will be $204.7 million. you can watch tonight's powerball drawing live on channel 7 before "eyewitness news" at 11:00. everyone's favorite conversation, what would you do with all of that money? >> i always tell people like, if you don't have a plan, get out of line! if you are in a long line to buy the tickets, you need to have a plan.
"i would give it all to charity." i think people would give a nice portion but i don't think all. >> i want to know what stupid thing would you buy. >> yeah, just for fun. >> just for pure indulgence. >> beach house? >> yes. that's all i need. >> just an outdoor shower. that's all i want. >> yes. that's going to do it for good morning, this is your captain speaking. it's a beautiful day with sunny skies and a light tailwind out of the northeast. blue skies smiling at me nothing but blue skies do i see
announcer: "jack hanna's wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everybody, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown." sue: oh, my goodness, there's a whole herd of them. jack: today, we're checking out 6 species that turn heads everywhere they go. why? look at this. this is the funniest thing, sue. look at them. because of the outstanding appendages growing from their heads. look at that nose. from unique snouts that demand respect-- boy, he's powerful, that little thing. he moves the jeep. to horns and antlers that are over the top. golly day, that thing is tall. and later, my blooper of the week. i'm not gonna do that anymore. for all you fans of fancy