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it's 4:30, 28 degrees on tuesday february 9. a snow chance tonight and the bottom falls out for the rest of the week. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs 2 this morning. people living along lock island bracing for trouble after already experiencing high water in free port and island park and the jersey shore hit hard. union areas still recovering from superstorm sandy. janelle burrell joins us live this morning. >> mary is is a bitter blustery day here on the boardwalk and as you mentioned that coastal
high tide expected around 9 the this morning with waves expected to be two to four feet higher than usual so preparing for low to moderate flooding here today and that was the case across our area yesterday. in areas luke broad channel queens when cars flooded out people's basements flooding as well. on long island not as bad but quite a bit of ponding and some communities still rebuilding from superstorm sandy. >> it pushed in and all we could do was watch from the window. we needed help for a long time but it needs to get done as soon as possible. this can't happen every single time there's a major storm. >> people here on the jersey shore are hoping that what people in queens experienced yesterday won't be the situation for them here today. we are told that this is a
high tides are a bit higher than usual. high tide here expected around 8 or 9. people hoping it won't be too bad. reporting live from sea bright new jersey 4: 32. it from there. >> let's follow up on that and show you the advisories along the coast and explain the mechanics in the changing of this. it is system a warning for the south shore through the city in and around brooklyn and skip over to middlesex to atlantic city. it's going to be worse in the morning that it will be in the afternoon. the hope is it's not as bad as yesterday because the others key part of this was the persistent east wind which is going to die down with the storm leaving. so watch out for slippery spots.
snow showers and the focus for accumulating snow shifts a little to the south but the reality is even the city could pick up another inch or two. numbers cooler than they should be with the wind feels like 209s so dress for the chill and watch your step. and you are going to need the stripper this morning to get- -scraper this morning to get things cleared off. >> you are right. police are still on scene investigating this accident. all lanes are closed on sunrise highway and bay view avenue. that is out there. sea bright 36 is closed between east center street and rumson road true to flooding. janelle is in that area telling us about it. we'll continue to update you on that throughout the morning. and in brooklyn here the brooklyn bridge closed due to
so stick with the local approaches there. be safe don't text and drive. >> thank you. breaking news over seas in germany four people are dead after a head on train collision. two regional trains not far from munich. rescue crews are working to remove passengers trapped on the trains. thousands of volunteers are taking part of the annual one night count of homeless people known as the hope could you tell done on the last monday of january but this year's count was postpone tweed weeks because of the blizzard. ilana will have a report on that in the next half hour. the first in the nation primary now under way in new hampshire nine registers voters were the first to cast their ballot at midnight.
yankers, three for john kasich and two for donald trump. >> she just said a terrible thing. you know what she said? shout it without because i don't want to [bleep] >> donald trump causing controversy again on the eve of the new hampshire primary repeating a degrading and vulgar remark a female supporter said about ted cruz. >> she said he's a [bleep]. terrible. what kind of people do i have here? >> it may have over shadowed trump's intended message. >> tomorrow you have to get out and you have to vote no matter what. this is sort of our final love fest. >> ahead in the polls trump pulled out all of the stops appearing with his pregnant daughter and wife. >> we together will make america great again. >> for other candidates the
their presidential dreams. earlier the animosity between jeb and trump. >> you are the loser. >> jeb is a stiff. >> chris christie made up the minds on the last minute. >> what are stores like on christmas eve in new hampshire. it must be hell on wheels man. >> bernie sanders is favored over hilary hilary hilary clinton. >> yes you are going to have to start paying your fair share of taxes. >> hilary clinton's entrance song. >> i've still got a lot of fight left in me. >> she rallied with her husband and daughter. >> this is an important milestone. >> and michael bloomberg confirmed he is considered running. the current campaign is an
happening today closing arguments in the trial of a brooklyn man. the shooting in november of 2014. he had his gun drawn as he patrolled a dark stair well and was startled by a sudden noise. his mother disagrees. >> that was no accident. you murdered my son. i need justice for my son. i need a conviction of peter. >> he did not radio for help immediately after the shooting. the jury could get the case this afternoon. more than 30 people were hurt six critically on i-95. the bus was making it's way to the casino when it skidded on the shoulder and slipped on it's side in madison, connecticut.
scene could have been much worse worse. >> we were surprised the vast majority of the patients were able to get off the bus. new this morning police have released video in a bronx rape case showing the alleged attacker. a woman was followed into a building on university heights. the doors opened the man grabbed her from behind and sexually assaulted her in a stair well and stole cash and two cell phones. police are on the hunt for a man accused of groping women on the east side. we concealed the victim's identity as she walked into a mark and asked an employee to call 911. less than a minute the suspect walked in and claimed to look for my wife. >> where is my wife? i said what? i don't know where is your wife.
area where she hid and police arrived taking $40 in cash. the attacker told the woman have a nice day. he felt bad and tried to return the money and she ran away. >> gwen paltrow has been dealing with a stalker for 17 years. the 66-year-old accused of terrorizing her with letters and threatening material including some after he was sentenced to a mental hospital back in 2001. the cdc sounds the alarm on the zika virus. also this morning heading home to new jersey. we hear from one of the passengers that hit rough seas. why the annual oscar lunch had a more serious tone this year. and it's mardi gras today so let's get ready to face a chilly day. bundle up.
coming up. traffic and weather on the 2s right to you john. 4: 42. >> morning everybody. here we go talking about a little bit more snow and then the numbers just dropping over the next few days. 26 here. less has never let me down before and i'm going to go with this. happy birthday to the united states weather service. it did change names a couple times but for 1870 you guys look great and thanks for our friends at upton and mount holly as well. michael has this comment says looks blake the plows are congress it a--looks like the plows are calling it a night.
i appreciate this from daniel. ice, ice baby. i like this from tony. yes finally some snow. walter has a turkey trot in his neighborhood. we've got a lot of those in jersey as well and charlie saying come on let's go for a walk dad finally snow. even north and west and a little bit more today and the focus will ashiest a little to the south. in the city we are looking at some flurries on and off and windy as well right now in the park light and variable at 5 but still wind chill something you are going to deal with today. 28 feels colder than that. greenwitch these numbers compared to yesterday so the concern is even a coating of snow can be slippery in the driveway side streets and right out the door and when you throw in the wind, wind chills right now in the teens so you got to dress for that.
and focusing on the light snow clearing up through parts of the bronx. you've got snow showers through dutchess county. a little bit of low pressure here that's going to slide through parts of central and south jersey. yesterday long island it is another one for you in excess of six inches all the way out to on orient point six inches as well. upton 5.1. here's the future cast show you what's going on. it's not a white out. it's hit and miss snow showers through the afternoon and evening. we are trying to get more snow into parts of south and central jersey because you've been robbed into the first part of your wednesday. there's not a lot of snow. and wednesday afternoon we see another burst for parts of the island into the hudson valley. that really is the pattern this hit and miss snow shower
thursday to tack on an inch or two but look at these numbers drop from friday into saturday. valentines day won't even hit 20 degrees. maybe alex can warm you up with traffic. >> i'm offering free hugs this morning. there's an effect on the jersey turnpike between 13 and the george washington bridge. slick roadways reported through the area but not only here a 45 miles per hour restriction in both directions as well between exits 90 and 124 again between exits 147 to the new york state line. worth street still remains closed due to friday's train collapse. no traffic currently allowed southbound. you'll be pushed off northbound. alternate effect city wide. be safe don't text and drive.
president obama will ask congress for nearly $2 million for funding for research of the zika virus and to expand mosquito control programs. casey anthony the florida mother has set-up a photography business in west palm beach. she's remained in relative secretary inclusion since being cleared in 2011. fat tuesday. yesterday was the day before mardi gras and there was lots of partying going on in the streets. i thick it's all like that in the french quarter. >> money watch futures are down this morning as asian markets tumbled overnight. the goebel committee could be behind a global sell off. it had been down hundreds more
nasdaq down by 79 and s&p 26. industry giant chesapeake energy denied bankruptcy rumors after the stock price dropped by half. trading was briefly halted. shares were down 30% they lost 90% in the last year. chesapeake is the nation's second largest producer of natural gas. hollywood played a starting roll in toys geared to boys rocketed 35% and other star wars franchise as well as products tied to juszczyk world. some cruise ship patters are sailing back to new jersey. >> it sent chairs and tables flying. we have more from cape liberty.
>> ocean front views literally as 30-foot waves crashed into the anthem of the seas. the rough waters damaged anything that wasn't bolted down like this broken vase and over turned tables and chairs. large pieces effect the ceiling fell. george told us about this frightening observation nightmare. >> you could hear the waves crashing against the hull, metal twisting and banning. it was skaery. >> jerry johnson shot this video after the captain ordered everyone to their rooms. >> at one point people were falling over and they held the wheel chair so they wouldn't slide around. >> scott spoke to us by phone and says he was stuck in his room for 12 hours. >> help yourself to the mini bar and free movies.
ship ran into hurricane force winds of 100 miles per hour from a powerful storm off the coast of north carolina. a decision passengers are questioning. >> when we first boarded the ship the captain said we are going to try to out run the storm. >> royal caribbean apologizing explaining anthem of the seas experienced extreme wind conditions higher than forecasted. four people on board were injured. the ship is expected to dock back here on wednesday. passengers will be given a full refund and 50% off any future cruises if they are willing to give it another shot. reporting from bayo, new jersey cbs 2 news. >> that would be a one and done for me. nothing could scare me more. that's a song i don't want to hear again. time now 4: 49 still to come a grammy nominated artist makes a late late show appearance.
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a male leopard wandered into the school of an indian city on sunday. six people tried to capture it. students were not there of the it took ten hours before they were able to corner and tran quillize that leopard. there is between 12 and 14,000 there. >> don't want to see that. traffic and weather on the 2s for you. here's john. >> i don't feel as bad about the turkeys in new jersey. in the city it is 28 and chilly out there. watch out for a coating of snow on the car and the sidewalk and a few more flakes today better bet tonight through tomorrow morning.
the coast and brutally cold through the weekend. winter weather advisory for conditions the possibility of winter driving but a trace to an inch or two to the city to the north. bigger totals over tonight into tomorrow morning for south jersey and the south shore as well it is a flood warning. that next high tide cycle potentially more coastal flooding for you today. let's get your day under way the best way with alex. >> john thank you. good morning everyone. several alerts for a train blocking the northbound side of the bridge so effecting your ride through the area there. also in brooklyn the off ramm to the bqe closed but it will be a smoother ride with the local approaches. also a ramp blocking the lie is causing delays. and an accident police are investigating all lanes closed
out add of the lunchon with the hash tag oscars so white. >> all know there is an elephant in the room. i have asked the elephant to leave. >> we want to have the hollywood industry as a whole support the boycott. it should not just be african american actresses boycotting. >> the academy has instituted new efforts to increase women and minority membership. okay let's talk some weather out there right now johnny. boy the cold temperatures. >> that's the big story this weekend but it's a little slippery out there right now and a little coating on your car so leave a little extra time. >> it's always so hard to get off. >> and flooding on the jersey shore. disabled vehicles and a couple things to change the commute. the first votes already cast in the new hampshire primary. also ahead the case against
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it's 5:00, 28 cease on tuesday february 9. winter is not over just yet. tool cod a chance for snow and freezing temperatures the rest of the week. >> thanks for starting your morning with us. first coastal flooding is a concern. >> people on the coast experiencing high water. janelle burrell is on the jersey shore and joins us live from sea bright with more. >> chris we are on the boardwalk and we can hear the ocean churning behind us. high tide scheduled around 8 this morning and flood warning in effect the waves two to four feet higher than usual so people preparing for the possibility of flooding. as we were driving in some of the areas there were reports yesterday of high water on the streets.
receded but it was certainly the case in other areas across the tristate area including broad channel queens where some cars actually flooded in the streets. people's basements flooding as well. on long island not as bad but a little bit of ponding in free port and long branch. some communities still rebuilding from superstorm sandy. >> all we could do was watch from the window. we needed help for a long time and thank goodness it started but it needs to get done as soon as possible because this can't happen every time there's a major storm. >> people are hoping not to have too much water this morning. so far a slight coating of snow but high tide will be here and we'll post you on what happens. reporting live new jersey janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thank you.
over seas in germy this video just into our news room at least four people are dead after a head on train collision. ambulances and helicopters rushed to the scene 40 miles southeast of munich. at least 100 others were hurt in the crash involving two trains. rescue crews are removing passengers trapped on the train. >> we will of course keep following that but traffic and weather on the 2s with john. >> we've got snow in the area and high tide cycle warnings not only for new jersey but the south shore as well. a passing flake around the area more tonight into tomorrow morning and adding an inch or so for the city and north a better bet down into ocean county and huntington tapping into some of that as well. the low is pushing through parts of the ohio valley. it's snowing?
that's how cold it is. our by hour the other factor is the wind. the wind chills will be stuck in the 20s for almost everybody today. high today of 35 but it won't feel like it and that's below normal so dress for the chill. leave some time to get going and then what alex? >> if you are traveling in new jersey janelle said some of the water has receded. we are getting an alert in sea bright route 36 closed in both directions. flooding still reported there. a detour has been set-up so plan to navigate this. temporal blocked on the bridge a disabled vehicle being removed there in brooklyn from the northbound bqe and the brooklyn bridge. a smoother ride. also a disabled truck blocking the ramp to the lie.
alternate side parking is in effect city wide and do remember to be safe don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. the annual count of the homeless. >> ilana gold went along with two volunteers on what's known as the hope count. >> thousands of volunteers hit the streets for a federally man tate dated yearly homeless count. >> i care. i see a lot of homeless on the street and it breaks my heart to see that. >> we followed as they documented the homeless in 28- degree temperatures. they found this woman staying in the subway and offered her help finding a shelter. >> what did she say? >> she said no she prefers to go and sit in a dunkin donuts some place where she can have coffee and stay the night. >> that's a common problem plaguing the city and mayor de
he spent an hour near midtown and recorded two dozen homeless people. it's the first time he's been part of the count. he's faced heavy criticism for how he's handled the homeless crisis. we've seen the homeless living the the airport and taking baths in the circle fountain. >> you can tell from the people we talked to we have folks with mental health challenges. folks who have been resistent to shelter. we want to figure out what's going to get them to some place better. >> the purpose is to get a scope of the issue and then find ways to get them off the streets. >> we are going to have to dedicate the resources and pursue the right policies to drive down the numbers of folks who are on the street. >> that could mean extra funding. the number from this count will be released in the next few months and it's expected to be higher than last years. in union square ilana gold cbs 2 news. >> last year's count was 3200 down 5% from the previous year. happening today closing
trial of a rookie nypd officer. >> she's charged in the unarmed shooting of a brooklyn man. diane is live from downtown. >> we've heard a lot from the family on why the officer should be convicted of manslaughter charged in the shooting death of i could not recallie in 2014. yesterday we finally heard from the officer testifying in his own defense telling his version of what happened and at one point even broke down right on the stand. cameras weren't alloch made the courtroom but cbs 2 was there as peter leyang spoke publicly for the first time when he shot i could not recally. he was doing a patrol with his gun drawn when he was startled by a scary noise. i turned and the gun went off. it happened so quickly. it was a split second.
away saying he didn't know the building's address. i thought the bullet went off and hit the wall and that was it. at one point he saw him stand as he described the bloody scene. i couldn't believe someone was hit. i was banicking and in- -panicking and shocked in disbelief somebody was hit. he did not help the girlfriend do cpr on the victim. >> he did not call 911 for help. he did nothing at all to try to save his life that night. >> the mother had a message for the officer. >> peter liag his death was no accident. you murdered my son. i need justice for my son. i need a conviction. >> he also faces official misconduct charges for failing
he seemed to blame lack of cpr training for that and thought his girlfriend was more qualified. after both sides rested opening arguments are scheduled around 9:45:00 a.m. diane macedo cbs 2 news. >> thank you. now to campaign 2016 nine registered voters in the tiny town of dixville notch were the first. four to bernie sanders two tomorrow donald trump. they rallied across the stage. >> you have to debt out and vote no matter what. this is sort of our final love fest. >> on the democratic side bernie sanders favored his double digit lead. clinton rallied with her husband and daughter as she told the crowd this was an important milestone in the campaign. the metro north station in harlem after a truck accident
the truck got wedged under the 125th street over pass. metro north trains had to run at reduced speeds due to the accident with five to ten minute delays. the truck driver refused to comment. nine minutes after the hour right now still to come the latest slashing victim and how she never saw it coming. plus this. >> you can never clean the water once it becomes radioactive. >> calls for action at indian point after contamination in the ground water is detected. the company is now responding. and another coaching change for the new york sports team. this time we have the knicks making a change. >> put me in coach. make sure you are ready for it. you need the snow brush heavy coat gloves and hat. it is going to be cold today and dealing with snow too.
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the time is now 5:12. we bring in john to talk about the forecast. 27 degrees. >> two seconds ago we had a chair up here and i felt like calvin coolidge. here's what i like to do, come that. that's how i jump on the set. so exciting. here's the deal. >> he nails it every time. >> if you only knew. if you go outside you are going to have stuff on your car and
slippery on the sidewalk so watch your step and day after day of a dusting of snow and then a little bit more snow there and stuck with this through thursday so tack on an inch or two or three but it's over time so crews will be able to manage it. so let's make sure you are ready for it and don't forget the coastal flood advisories and warnings through tonight. i think the worst of it is the morning high tide cycle but later tonight the wind is starting to die down. that should help. today shouldn't be as bad as yesterday but part of that due to the lunar influence. nothing you can do about that. 19 in mont sell o, 27 in summit and alpine. you had half a foot of snow so that wind over the snow makes it feel like 13. wind chills now in the teens for many summit there spared at
toms river really has a better chance of accumulating snow tonight into tomorrow morning. 35 the high below normal. the normal is 40 we won't see that all week. 15 below your record. sun up 6:58. not that much sun to see today. sunset at 5:22 but talk about numbers and normals get ready toy weekend saturday 22, valentines day sunday 19 with a morning low of 9. so it is going to be i mean dangerously cold this weekend. here's the snow right now into parts of the hudson valley. there's more headed through the ohio valley. there's the low you get a sense of it. it's going to scoot our way and take today to do that. that's cold air pooling here as well. so just a chance of passing snow showers today. guess what? there's more tonight. some of that creeps in closer to the city so we are always mindful of the impact on cold streets sufficiently cold
stick so it will have to be treated and then morning flakes tomorrow and thursday. not a lot but adding day by day through today tomorrow into thursday and then windy arctic air setting you up for that really cold--the coldest air of the season would be this weekend. she's settled in firmly in place and ready to go. >> none of that like your moves no way. if you are traveling a disabled truck has all laned testimony prayerly blocked. you will want to plan for that and should be out there for the next 15 or 20 minutes or so. in the brooklyn the bridge due to an unauthorized tractor trailer stick with the local approaches there. also a disabled truck blocked the ramp from the lie. delays starting to build back to morgan avenue. alternate side effect back to you.
says her attacker came out of nowhere. she described her terrifying or deal. >> all of a sudden he starts sprinting past me and i felt a pain in my leg and i looked down and was bleeding. i honestly want to know why he did it. >> she was walking to her car sunday morning when she was attacked in jackson heights left with a deep cut on her leg. a specialist will be inspecting the indian point nuclear plant following a leak of contaminated water into the ground water. lou young reports plan officials still don't know how it happened. >> an inspector from the nuclear regulation commission will be checking the number two reactor one of the big domes on the site in northern westchester where elevated levels were detected in ground water tests. >> it's basically heavy water and the real problem is you
you can never clean the water. >> it's considered fairly benign and it's not a concern or current public health threat but a bad interoccasion of things to come. >> sooner or later they have to close it down. they have no choice. >> reports indicate levels that are hundred of times over what the federal government says would be acceptable in drinking water and these levels are climbing two years ago measuring 616,000pec oc uries then up substantially last near at 900,000 jumping wildly this year to 8 million pci. governor cuomo and the state u.s. senator demand more information. >> i don't trust the energy company. an independent authority has to do an investigation find out
that indian point seas steps so it will never happen again. >> the plant's owner cannot pin point the source of radioactive contamination. >> this is something we are looking to mitigate on site and deal with on site. >> how do you do that. >> if depends on finding out where the source was then you'll be able to at least isolate where it came from and then take corrective actions to prevent anything like that from occurring again. >> but we don't know right now. >> exactly. >> they are currently requesting a 20 year license renewal from the federal government. the cuomo administration is opposed. lou young cbs 2 news. >> an energy spokesperson tells us the company believes the radioactive water spilled during a routine shut down for refueling but have no idea how it leaked outside of the building.
for parents who are too sick to take them to school will continue the measure. years ago a long island mother was battling a neuro disorder but lived too close to school for busing. >> i thought it was a simple thing if someone needed busing to get their child to school it would be provided. >> it's about making sure the kids arrive safely at home not everybody is equally equipped to get them there. >> school districts over cost and liability if they accept one child over another. they will guard versus abuses. it is 5:19. a thrilling finish for the nets that even have their owner on his feet. about time. and billy joel makes an appearance at a local high school. how the piano man is making
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welcome back. we do not want you to find the ice that way. it's cold enough for ice. 27 in the city. that's the air temperature reading but wind chills in the teens right now and a coating of snow so it's going to be slippery in spots. major roads fine but watch out for that. a little snow to the north, a little more to the south. it will fill in overnight tonight through tomorrow morning. that's when we could see more accumulating notch to the south. just a trace to an inch or two to the city and north. busier tonight into wednesday mid day.
>> talking about some of the slick streets in the area we do have reports of streets that are surrounded still closed due to clean up from the klahn collapse. no word yet on when they reopen but do plan alternates in lower manhattan. reports of slick roadways. a 45 miles per hour in effect. also a 45 miles per hour restriction in both directions on the garden state parkway between exits 90 and 124 and between 147 to the new york state line. alternate side in effect city wide. don't text and drive. back to you. the knicks are looking for a new head coach. derek fisher was fired less than halfway through the second season. kurt rambis will take over on interim basis. otis has more. >> coming up tonight the knicks
islanders in columbus and devils hosting the oilers. reed with a little over a second left. no problem. that's plenty of time for joe johnson. he's no ordinary joe when it comes to game winners. the nets win 105-104. rangers looking to make it three of the last three. kevin klein likes in the second and i give him a thumbs up. jt miller continues to be hot. that's his 9th goal in ten games. rangers take it 2-1. that's your cbs 2 sports update. a piano man gets a standing ovation at a long island high school. >> he makes sure that students continue to take the stage. jill has the story. >> thundrous applause for billy joel in brookeville. hundreds of students over joy
donations joel is making to keep the high school for the arts from shutting it's doors. >> they never cut sports programs. >> he felt he had to do something when he learned the long island high school for the arts would likely to have close because of a lack of enrollment. >> raise your voice in any which way you can in protest that they are going to shut down an arts program that's vital for people. >> last fall managers revealed they were losing millions of dollars. school districts worried about a property tax cap willing to pay the yearly $13,000 tuition per student. >> we'd like to see another 75 to 100 students enroll to keep us open. >> his generous donations will not be enough to stop the flow of red ink and students are
their budgets so students with big talents can pursue their dreams. he called on students to spread the word. >> hopefully we'll see enrollment numbers come up and more people can consider it. >> school officials will know in a few months if the billy joel factor helped keep the arts alive on his long island. cbs 2 news. >> way to go. >> great start. come on everybody. >> 5:26. still ahead could we see a broadway version of car pool karaoke. plus this. we are live along the jersey shore where there's a potential for coastal flooding. live report coming up. closing arguments are scheduled this morning in the shooting death case of akai i could not recally. we heard from the officer on his events. details in the case coming up.
more winter weather on the way. >> we have eye on the storm falling on long island. more on the way for another part of the tristate area. >> parts of queens flooded again. cars and homes damaged. and a similar scene along the jersey shore. more flooding could happen later this morning. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi live with team coverage this morning. john elliot and alex denis has weather and traffic on the 2s. >> but first sea bright has a flooding concern this morning. janelle? >> good morning chris and mary. this is one of the flood prone areas of the jersey shore definitely a windy and blustery morning on the sea bright where you hear the sea churning here behind us. they are bracing for high tide later this morning which brings the possibility of flooding with the coastal flood warning. we can tell you that yesterday other jersey shore communities
of flooding themselves including bell mar. the same was the case in union beach, new jersey and neptune where you could see the streets indated with water. other flood prone communities across the tristate area like broad channel queens had their share of flooding as well. areas that are still rebuilding from superstorm sandy. the water eventually receded last night but people today hoping that high tide isn't too bad. here in sea bright the high tide expected at 8 or 09 this morning with waves expected to be four feet higher than usual. reporting live from sea bright new jersey janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> following breaking news over seas in germy this video just into our news room at least eight people are dead after a head on train collision. ambulances and helicopters rushed to the scene 40 miles
100 other people were hurt. rescue crews are working to remove passengers trapped. it's time for traffic and weather on the 2s a little bit of the big surge of cold weather. 27 degrees. >> absolutely and that's nothing. we'd love to have 27 degrees on valentines day. we won't even have 20 degrees. morning lows on valentines day as low as 2 or 3 degrees for parts of the area and sub zero wind chills. nothing says i love you like sub zero wind chills. these are warnings for the jersey shore. these are warnings for the south shore so that means we are going to see flooding. this is part of the new moon as much as it is that exiting area of low pressure so the high tide cycle kicks under way around 6 and just waves roll along the coast until about 8:30 in parts of long island. 27 in the city right now. some snow in the area. it's light. we are going to see more light snow and accumulating snow
but chris said it. you factor in the wind it's just going to feel like the 20s mid 20s at lunch time feels like 29 this afternoon your high of 35 with the wind won't feel even that warm. and that's five degrees below normal. >> john, john. >> i know. >> let's get to the commute this morning. >> so if you are traveling this morning in amityville police are on scene investigating a crash all lanes are closed eastbound on sunrise highway at bay view avenue so anticipate that. a live look outside as well where a disabled truck blocks the ramp to the lie. we are starting to see heavier traffic. back towards metropolitan avenue to add an additional 25 minutes to your ride. we'll continue to update you on this alert. in brooklyn the off ramp to the brooklyn bridge closed due to an unauthorized tractor trailer that is stuck there. alternate side parking is in
don't text and drive. back to you. >> thank you alex. happening today closing arguments of a trial of an nypd officer accused of recklessly killing a man. >> chris and mary good morning these closing arguments after we finally heard from the officer on his version of what happened the night he killed akai gurley. at one point he broke down after he heard his girlfriend crying and realized he shot someone. >> cameras weren't allowed in the courtroom but cbs 2 was there as peter liang spoke publicly for the first time on the night that he shot gurley in new york. he was doing a patrol in a darkened stair well when he was startled by a noise. i just turned and the gun went off.
he says it was an accident but he didn't know the buildings address so he didn't call for help right away. i thought the bullet hit the wall and that much was it. he described the bloody scene. after a long pause he continued i couldn't believe what was hit. i broke down i was panicking and shot in disbelief. he did to the help gurley's girlfriend do cpr on the dying victim. >> he did not call 911 for help. he did not perform cpr. he did nothing at all to try and save akai's life that night. >> gurley's mother had a message for the officer. >> peter liang his death was no accident. you murdered your son. i need justice for my son. i need a conviction of peter liang. >> in addition to manslaughter he faces official misconduct
but he testified lack of training for that. the closing arguments are scheduled for this morning at 9:45. diane macedo cbs 2 news. thank you. 4500 cruise ship passengers are on their way back to new jersey after sailing through a terrifying storm. 30-foot waves sent tables and chairs flying. inside broken vases over turned furniture and larger pieces of ceiling littered the floor. one passenger told us he was stuck in his room for 12 hours and questions the company's decision to sail into hurricane force winds. >> when we first boarded the ship the captain said we are going to try to out run this storm full speed ahead. >> royal caribbean apologized to passengers and said wind speeds were higher than forecasted. four people were hurt. the ship is expected to dock at cape liberty tomorrow. a threat of contact information for 20,000 f.b.i.
after they posted similar data on the homeland security employees. the hackers tweeted they obtained the information by breaking into a department of justice data base. a justice spokesman says it does not appear there was a breech of private personal information such as social security numbers but an investigation is under way. a frightening attack a man followed a terrified woman into a store just minutes after sexually assaulting her. cbs 2 valerie caster reports. >> we concealed the victim's identity as she walks inside this market to get away from her attacker and quickly urges the store employee to call 911. >> the man walks through the door and claims to be looking for his wife. >> where is my wife? i say what? where is my wife. i don't know. i don't know where is your wife. >> before the victim and suspect walked into the store
on 94th street put her in a choke-hold threw her to the ground groped her and robbed her of $40. the woman was walking to work around 5 saturday morning when the attack happened. sources say the attacker started to walk away and told the woman to have a nice day and allegedly said i feel bad and tried to return the stolen cash. the woman ran away. her attacker following her as she entered the m and m market on second avenue. she ran into the back stockroom and hid down in the storage area until the suspect left and police arrived. >> you said she was crying and scared? >> yes cry. and like tremble. >> she was shaking. >> yes. >> employees say the woman is a regular store customer. that's how she knew the lay out of the store and where she could hide. time now 5:38. coming up the dow bounces back after a steep drop. live at the new new york stock exchange.
tony awards here in new york. they think he should do some car pool karaoke in the city and the website polled their readers and the top five neal patrick harris, idina menzel who starred in if then. the star of hampton, the star and composer of hamilton. and number one was aaron tuitt who stars in assassins and catch me if you can. watch live on cbs 2 sunday june 12. we'll put you in the calendar. >> good acoustic in the car. love to sing in the car. they should get like a late model suv because we can all sing. we've got great singers in the studio right now. people would love that.
welcome into the family mike bellantoni. thanks for reporting. watch your step you had a coating of snow there so definitely could be a little slippery. and dana talking about that. 27 very light snow falling. do watch your step. thank you for reminding us that it is in fact national pizza day. and i also have pizzas on my socks so i'll be putting that on facebook. i have pizza socks today. let's get ready for the day today. it's also i believe pancake day as well. so if you need carbs you've come to the right place. in the city 27 cloudy winds at 8 miles per hour. heading up north again mike has got readings 22, 19, 20. yeah any little coating is
29 in free hold and spring lake. overnight tonight into tomorrow parts of ocean to the south you could see more of the way in accumulating snow. wind chills as low as 9 so it is cold out there. dress for that. a little bit of snow this morning and more filling in. it's these on again off again snow showers riding up along the coast and pushing into the cold air seeing more snow for the south. this area of low pressure slides into it as well. this is the kind of snow that crews are able to stay on top of. you could use a broom because it will be light and scattered in nature. a few snow showers this afternoon and tonight. i think the models are a little behind because we could see more fill in and draw a line right there further to the south and then even into the afternoon you are going to see these stray showers. remember wednesday is
the week so there could even be a little bit of mixing. but the twin forks has the heavy wet snow that's a pain in the neck to manage because it's harder to move and push around. and thursday morning dealing with a few left over snow showers. these are on and off. not any blizzard conditions or anything like that just more of a nuisance. and please don't forget the coastal flood advisories and warnings through tonight. the worst of it is the morning high tide cycle which we are about to begin in just a few minutes. warmer wednesday, cooler thursday. the big dramatic drop saturday into sunday 19 degrees for a high. so it's a little slippery out there and other challenges to deal with right alex? >> that's right john. let's first begin with amityville there's an accident police on scene investigating. all lanes closed eastbound bay view avenue.
blocking the ramp now causing heavy delays past metropolitan avenue adding a half hour to your commute to make your way through this area so plan accordingly. also in brooklyn not in the clear the off ramp to the brooklyn bridge is closed due to an an authorized tractor trailer. alternate side parking in effect city wide and be safe don't text and drive. >> alex thank you. all eyes on wall street with futures down and over sea markets in a tail spin. >> great. cbs 2 jill wagner live with more. hi jill. >> good morning chris and mary. a rough start to the trading day aerobid the globe. japan after european market tanked on concerns about the banks and global economy. yesterday was a wild ride on wall street. the dow was down 400 points. stocks did bounce back. the dow finished 177 points.
beating and now it is yelps turn. earnings are released early. add revenue is up but yelp credibility is under fire reports manipulating reviews based on whether a company advertises on the site. and because nothing says love quite like coffee and chocolate starbucks is brewing up three special drinks. a chocolate latte, chocolate frapacino and if the markets aren't doing well at least we have that. >> sounds delicious. in new jersey parents are accused of attacking a ref at a game on sunday after a mother allegedly yelled at the ref and the referee cursed at her and
two parents followed the ref into the locker room where the fight took place. it was the hockey mom's husband and his friend who took on the referees. >> as soon as they got in they started the argument and fighting. >> they were just hitting each other, pulling their shirts over each other's heads. >> just like any other husband would do he retail ated because that's not something that's appropriate to say to a mom. >> they went to the hospital for minor injuries and no arrests were made. now to the fight against the zika virus president obama will officially ask congress for nearly $2 billion in emergency funding to fund research speed up development of a vaccine and control programs. it's been spread by mosquito bites. one person in texas did catch through sexual contact. security video captures the gas station roof collapse in california. you can see the maintenance worker and the other side of
roof collapsed with one of the workers going down with it. amazingly he walked away a few scratches. the other worker was on the side that did not come down. no word on the reason for collapse. how it could be treated by medication. >> and adding spice to your eggs. love the five ways to give your breakfast an extra boost for extra energy. and the nets beat the
be a way to prevent jet lag without medication or adjusting your sleep schedule. it exposes people to short flashes of light to help them adjust quickly to time changes. it resets the system to regulate bother rhythms and normal sleep and wake phases. >> there you have it. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> we are up early every morning to get you on your way so let's layer up. it is going to be cold 27 right now feeling like the teens. a little bit of light snow now and later today and overnight tonight into and through your wednesday mid day. trace to an inch or two, possibly three for the city north and west but again this is by early tomorrow morning so an extended period with the possibility to pick up that reading for parts of the area well south of the city and don't forget the weekend is
sunday just 19 degrees. won't you be mine? she'll be your traffic help right notch. >> that's the plan because you will need assistance in some areas first beginning in queens a disabled truck blocking the ramp. it's heavy. delays now back past the williamsburg bridge. this is adding at least a half hour to your ride just to make your way through this area so if this is a portion of your commute be aware of that. in brock lin the ramp from the bqe to the brooklyn bridge is closed because of an unauthorized tractor trailer. police are investigating this accident in amityville at bay view avenue. alternate side parking in drive. back to you. big news today is national bagel day. the celebration of this what makes it unique is they are boiled before they are baked to
it's believed bagels made their way from poland way back when. >> breakfast is the most important meal of the day but many people limit to bagels eggs toast and cereal. >> now it's time to think outside the box and expand your breakfast horseons. alex denis is back to tell us how. >> i can promise you bagel aren't on the list but skipping out can lead to weight gain. there are five ways to help you stay fuller longer and burn more calories throughout the day. a breakfast plate filled with colors should welcome you in the morning. a nutritionist met to test her story of eat more. >> people feeling like they over do it later in the day under do it at breakfast. >> if you stick to those tips first eat like a pro. >> pro refers to protein so
yogurt we have or a smoothie. and protein also refers to pro biotics. here we have them in greek yogurt to help you with your mood and sweet craving and digestion as well. >> spread almond bulletter on whole grain toast. >> chia seeds have good fats on mega 3s and they swell to help with your appetite. >> have a sweet tooth? satisfy your craving but in a different way. >> don't hate me for this tip. had a little bit of syrup or honey is okay but most people don't use a little. >> fruit is added as a syrup substitute. add veggies to smoothies and kick it up a notch and get your
>> all hot peppers boost your metabolism any time of the day. >> you may also want to grab other spices. i wrote them all down. tomb rick, cinnamon, cayan pepper. >> what about mary ann? [laughter] >> gotcha. >> how about our ride today right? >> it's just like snow but slippery enough so watch out for that. and coastal advisories through today into tonight. >> problems in brooklyn as you make your way on the bqe. major delays slick spots and speed restrictions. so a lot going on. >> when i said ginger you are supposed to say why me. >> because i'm a ginger. >> flooding could once again become an issue this morning. >> plus major development in
randomly knocking out an innocent man. and could goldie hahn be joining amy schumer. cbs 2 this morning continues right after this. so, what moves me? it's the journey. the feeling of doing. it's making choices for a healthier me, a healthier us. i'm on my path and i love it. the path to a healthier you starts with nature's path pumpkin flax granola. crunchy clusters of delicious organic oats, flax and pumpkin seeds, with all the goodness
6:00. temperatures 27 degrees tuesday february 9. another round of winter weather moving into the area. good morning i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. team coverage of the up coming storm in just a moment but first here's your morning news to go. >> you have to get out and vote no matter what. >> it's primary day in new hampshire but not before a final day of plenty of mud slinging. marcia kramer will have a full report coming up. we are getting a better look at the scope of the homeless situation in new york city. thousands of volunteers are taking part of the annual one night count and we got an up close look at the process overnight. deadly crash over seas. a regional train collision in germany at least 8 people were injured.
the death of an unarmed man was brought to tears on the witness stand. what the officer said about the night he pulled the trigger. you could hear the waves crashing metal twisting and banging. it was scary. >> after a rough night at sea the cruise ship is on it's way back to new jersey. coming up wait until you hear how long at least one passenger was trapped in his room. and steven colbert had a little trouble getting to the stage last night. does this look familiar to you? we'll explain in this morning's two talkers. >> but first our eye is on the storm for the latest round of winter weather. coastal concerns could there be more flooding when high tide rolls in. >> team cox this morning janelle burrell is in sea bright new jersey this morning but traffic and weather on the 2s first.
monitoring the situation in the weather department. >> the national weather service has extended the coastal flood advise advisories for long island into the jersey shore as well due to that new moon that was aided yesterday unfortunately by that persistent east wind. the wind has shifted to more of a north wind. again keep that advisory for the north shore as well. a little concern there but it's not at warning level. those high tide cycles beginning right now south of the city and roll through north out to the island during the course of the next hour and a half or two hours so make sure you are ready for that. two to four feet above typical tide levels anticipated. colder than 27 with the wind and light snow on and off today tonight tomorrow into thursday.
wind, wind chills in the mid 20s at lunch time. 35 your high but won't feel like freezing so layer up. a little slick and a little busy right alex? >> you are right john. let's begin in this area an accident police are still on scene investigating all eastbound lanes closed on sunrise highway at bay view avenue so this will change your ride. let's check in with the hundreds of cameras in queens showing you a lot of brake lights. this is a disabled truck causing heavy delays now back past flushing avenue to add an additional hour to your commute to get through the area. so think about that before you head out the door. maybe i should say head out the door and then think about it. in brooklyn the off ramp to the brooklyn bridge still closed due to an unauthorized tractor trailer. alternate side parking in effect city wide and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thank you. wintery weather won't bring too much snow but will bring the
>> joining us live from sea bright this morning with more. >> good morning to you once again. chris and mary everything was john was describing in his forecast that is what we are experiencing here along the boardwalk in sea bright. that frigid wind here this morning and we could also hear the ocean churning here behind us with high tide approaching about 8 or 9 this morning and with it means waves two to four feet higher than what we would normally expect which brings localized flooding and that's what a lot of communities here in the jersey shore and across the tristate area experience yesterday because of that new moon including broad channel queens where cars were flooded in the streets. even people's basements flooded. on long island not quite as bad but quite a bit of ponding in free port and long branch. some of the communities still rebuilding from superstorm sandy.
watched from the window. we've needed help for a long time and thank goodness it started but it needs to get done as soon as possible because this can't happen every single time there's a major, major storm. >> well most of those areas the flood waters receded within a few hours but again those communities just like here in sea bright bracing for the high tides approaching here this morning hoping that the flooding here today isn't too bad. reporting live this morning from sea bright new jersey janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thank you. disturbing video went viral over the weekend. the victim of an apparent knock out attack in patterson new jersey. the teen will surrender to police. a lawyer who is retained by the suspect's family says he was working to set-up a safe surrender. a second teen was arrested over the weekend. breaking news over seas in germany things are back to
in harlem after a truck accident last night. the truck got wedged over the 125th street over pass. metro north trains had to run at reduced speeds due to the accident with five to ten directions. the truck driver refused comment but breaking news over seas at least eight people are dead after a head on train collision. helicopters and ambulances rushed to the scene 40 miles south of munich. 100 people were hurt involving two regional trains. rescue crews are working to remove passengers trapped on the train. were hurt. six critically after a charter of i-95. the bus was making it's way to queens when it skidded on it's shoulder and flipped on it's side in madison, connecticut yesterday afternoon.
this is sort of our final love fest. >> ahead in the polls trump pulled out all of the stops appearing with his pregnant daughter and wife. >> we together will make america great again. >> for any of the republican candidates the results in new hampshire could mean the end of their presidential dreams. earlier the an mosque say between donald trump and jeb bush was intense. >> what are stores like on christmas eve in new hampshire? it must be hell on wheels here man. >> on the democratic side bernie sanders favored his lead over hilary clinton. >> yes you are going to have to start paying your fair share of taxes. applause. >> hilary clinton's entrance music may have said it all. >> i've still got a lot of
>> she rallied with husband and daughter. >> this is an important milestone in this campaign. >> yesterday former new york mayor michael bloomberg confirmed he is considering running as a independent can indicate and says the current campaign is an insult to voters. coming up a new york coffee makers benefits from the super bowl. plus the emotional testimony from the officer charged in the shooting death of akai gurley. and nuclear water found in a power plant and why experts say there's no threat. it's going to be chilly feeling like 15 degrees out the door so layer up get ready to go. a few passing snow flakes throughout the course of the afternoon. and temperatures staying cold for the trip home.
old reliable this is kimberly fountain. i cannot confirm or dedeny but they have a two hour delay. it's a little slippery out there. they've not seen that much snow there. nice comments from my friends along the shored about the groundhog. and john wants to know at 34 degrees how much snow are we expecting in southern ocean county and when is it going to start? let's dive in and show you. this is a map we prepared to shop you potential totals between now and wednesday around lunch time so it's an extended period but ocean county is closer to where we see more significant totals. three to over five inches possible. but you'll get a burst today then a break then more tonight then more tomorrow morning. so the focus of these next two systems are to the south in the
or two possibly three. but this is through early wednesday morning and again on top of our neighbors to the east in nassau and suffolk who saw four to seven inches of snow yesterday. so a lot of variety with these impulses over the next few days. 27 winds out of the northeast at 8. cooler readings in monroe 19 and 28 in madison and great neck. wind chill right there is the temperature your spare of the wind but a lot of folks wind chills in the teens. feels like 17 right now. 35 today should be 40 but won't be. right now here's ed. there you go. the snow is clearing out and it's snow free but slippery on the sidewalks so make sure you are ready for that. moisture riding up for parts of ocean county and here comes another low sliding through and easing a bit to the north so it's just a chance for some snow today. that migrates a bit to the north overnight tonight into
tomorrow so snow is likely and then some left over morning flakes tomorrow. so really snow is in and out of the forecast through thursday. then the big feature. the big drop in the numbers. a quarter after 6 let's drop you off on time with alex. >> unfortunately for me delays are increasing here so in queens a disabled truck blocks the ramp from the lie seeing heavy delays now back past flushing avenue so it's going to add an additional hour just to make your way through this area so plan accordingly if this is a portion of your ride not the only thing going on in your area. the brooklyn bridge still closed an unauthorized tractor trailer stuck in the area. you are going to want to stick with the local approaches instead. good news as yu make your way out. new jersey transit and lirr are on or close to schedule. do be safe don't text and drive. back to you.
closing arguments of the manslaughter trial of a rookie nypd officer. >> charged in the shooting death of an unarmed brooklyn man. diane has more from downtown brooklyn. >> chris and mary since his 2014 shooting death gurley's family has been very out spoken on why they think he should be convicted of manslaughter. yesterday we finally heard from the officer on why he shouldn't be and broke out into tears as he told the jury what made him pull the trigger. >> cameras weren't allowed in the courtroom but cbs 2 was there as peter liang spoke publicly for the first time on what happened the night he shot and killed akai gurley in east new york. he was doing a vertical patrol in a darkened stair well with his gun drawn when he was startled by a noise. he turned and the gun went off in a split second.
admitted he did not radio for help right away saying he didn't know the address. he thought the bullet went off hit the wall and that was it. at one point he sobbed on the stand describing a bloody scene. i couldn't believe someone was hit. i broke down panicked and shocked in disbelief someone was hit. he did not help gurley's girlfriend do cpr on the dying victim. >> he did not call 911 for help. he did not perform cpr. he did nothing at all to try night. >> she had a message for him. >> his death was no accident. you murdered my son. i need justice for my son. liang. >> he is charged with official misconduct for lack of cpr but
ignore all media coverage of the case. opening arguments are scheduled for 9:45 this morning. diane macedo cbs 2 news. >> new this morning police release surveillance photo showing three persons of interest in a violent mugging. two men approached a 16-year- old boy and 19-year-old man as they were waiting for an elevator of an apartment building on lexing ton avenue. one man showed a gun. the 16-year-old was shot once in the knee and second victim was pistol whipped. the regulation commission will be checking the nuclear power plant in westchester following a leak of contaminated water into ground water outside the plant. they reported the leak on friday. a spokesperson told lou young there's no risk to public safety. they are requesting a 20 year lease renewal from the feds
started out in a basement is getting worldwide recognition after winning a commercial in the super bowl. since the ad they've been getting calls and orders from as far as australia. they are planning death wish coffee vodka. >> oh my. >> yes. >> combination of some of my favorite things. >> need the caffeine. >> wow. you know it is mardi gras today. so that's why i'm-- >> what a celebration. >> yes it's a party. we spare no expense. so i've got my mardi gras colors on but if this is any conciliation. >> show us your maps. >> at least in new orleans it's only going to be 55 and windy down there. 27 plenty of wind for us. feeling like 20 in the city 17 in bronxville. wind chills in the teens
single digits and orange there's a little bit of light snow out there. more filling in tonight so make sure you are ready for that. it's going to be slippery those first three steps and more nuisance snow into the first part of your wednesday. >> thank you. let's get to the commute and see how we are doing. >> already busy. police are still on scene in amityville investigating an accident. all eastbound lanes are closed at bay view avenue. stick to the detour for a smoother ride but there are changes there. streets in lower manhattan worth street still remain closed due to the clean up from friday's crane collapse. and let's take a live look and show you what it translates to a disabled truck blocking the ramp from the northbound bqe to the lie causing heavier than normal traffic back past flushing avenue so add an additional hour to get through this stretch. give yourself plenty of time if this is your commute. do be safe don't text and drive.
>> alex thank you. the knicks fire their head coach derek fisher and a thrilling finish for the nets. >> otis has your morning sports update. >> the islanders in columbus while the devils host the oilers. the nets hosting the nuggets. taking a lead late with a little over a second left no problem. that's plenty of time for joe johnson. he's no ordinary joe when it comes to game winners. the bank is open and it counts. three. three. kevin klein likes the second. i give him a thumbs up. third period jt miller continues to be hot. games. rangers take it 2-1. i'm otis livingston and that's your cbs 2 sports update. >> could actress goldie hawn be making a come back. >> but first let's bring back alex denis. >> i know we were talking about
seen the awkward introduction debate. steven colbert had fun with it on the late show. >> ladies and gentlemen please welcome the musical director of the late show john bat yeast. now your host steven colbert. and the late show band stay human. >> there was a back log of candidates. they didn't quite hear their names being called so steven does the same. he eventually does make it on stage and over to his desk. ben carson was called to the debate stage and stayed on the set too long. trump sneaking up behind him doesn't hear his name as well. rubio passes by. jeb bush passes by. live t.v. >> it's like a bad nascar crash. >> the crowd was so loud they
called but either way it was humorous. i can't tell you i didn't laugh at that. >> that's why we rely on a great stage manager. >> thank you jim. >> got one right there. >> goldie hawn might return to the big screenself is set to play the mother of amy humor in an up coming comedy about a vacation gone wrong. the film is in preproduction. the last film was in 2002 so great to see her make a come back. >> we've missed her. we are so glad she's coming back. come on goldie. >> thanks alex. 6:26 right now. still ahead a lunar new years celebration turns violent. people throwing bottles and hitting riders. we have an update on that investigation. also she tried to escape in a store but her attacker followed her inside. a woman attacked on the upper east side. and this. >> tristate community bracing for the possibility of flooding
9. our area getting hit again by more wintery weather. we are keeping an eye on the storm traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. >> it's a big concern with residents dealing with high flood waters and snow fall. >> a fresh layer of snow coated the roads in white. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. flooding. >> janelle burrell joins us live from sea bright with an update on conditions there. hi janelle. >> good morning to you chris and mary. you can really hear the wind and the waves whipping here behind us where we are along the board right in sea bright new new jersey. this is one of the flood prone areas bracing for high tide around 8 or 9 this morning expected to bring waves two to four feet higher than urine usual so with that means the possibility of flooding and that was definitely the case
yesterday including bell mar. the same in union new jersey as well as neptune where you see the streets with water yesterday afternoon. other communities across the tristate area including broad channel queens had their share of flooding as well. many areas rebuilding from superstorm sandy. the water did eventually recede last night people hoping today that the tide isn't as bad. again the high tide here in sea bright expected around 8 or 9 this morning. they did have a little bit of flooding here yesterday that led to some road closures so they are hoping it's not quite as bad here today. reporting live along the jersey shore in sea bright new jersey janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> janelle thank you very much. now breaking news to bring you from over seas in germany. at least 8 people are dead after a head on training collision near munich. rescue crews traveled by boats
passengers trapped on the train. at least 150 others were hurt on the train. munich donations center put out an urgent call for donors. and breaking news from hong kong where a lunar new years celebration turned into violent clashes between protestors and police angered over an attempt to crackdown on food vendors in the neighborhood. the violence is the worst in hong kong since pro democracy rocked the city in 2014. >> john has weather on the 2s. >> we are going to see cool condition and snow on and off over the next few days as well. the city clouds over my shoulder and readings with 20s out of the northeast. there's going to be snow creeping in ocean county and monmouth county as the system departs the hudson valley.
low leaving the valley. so additional snow later tonight into your wednesday and breaks but for the most part it's a light snow, extended period of light snow. 35 won't feel like it with that wind. wind chills today in the mid to upper 20s with clouds over head so dress for the chill but do watch out. it's going to be slippery and you do have to wipe the car off this morning and other issues with cars this morning right alex? >> right john. we are already seeing delays in the area in amityville there's an accident police have still on scene investigating all morning eastbound lanes have been closed so anticipate that. streets in lower manhattan surrounding worth street do remain closed due to friday's crane collapse still under way. and a disabled truck blocks a ramp to the lie. we are seeing heavier than normal traffic eastbounding and flowing back to the manhattan bridge adding an additional hour just to get through the
also delays and lincoln tunnel at a 15 minute wait. ten minute delay at the holland as well as the george washington bridge. at nate side parking in effect city wide be safe and don't text and drive. yet. schedule. chris. >> thank you alex. a man is accused of groping and morning. we concealed the victim's attacker. she asked an employee to call 91 is. less than a minute later the suspect walked in and claimed to be looking for his wife. >> where is my wife. i said what? where is my wife. i don't know where is your wife. >> the employee says the woman ran into a storage area where she hid until the suspect left and police arrived after taking $40 in cash. the attacker told the woman have a nice day and then tried to return the money but she ran away. >> thousands of volunteers
overnight for the annual count of homeless people on the streets. mayor de blasio accompanied by julian castro took part in the count. cities nationwide must do the types to qualify for federal aid. 3200 people were living unsheltered last year. this year's numbers will be available later in the year. police have released surveillance video in a bronx rape case. the alleged attacker at 9:45 friday night a woman was followed into a building east 183rd street. when the doors open the man grabbed her from behind and serve cruelly assaulted her in a stair well and stole cash and cell phones. happening today in the trials of an nypd officer accused of reckless death of a young man. >> he's charged with manslaughter. more from downtown brooklyn diane. >> those closing arguments come
from officer peter liang on his version the night he shot and killed a 28-year-old back in 2014. we are not allowed in the courtroom but cbs 2 was there as he took the stabbed in his- -stand in his own defense. he was patrolling a darkened stair well with his gun drawn when he was startled by a noise and accidentally pulled the trigger. he didn't know the building's address and didn't know he had shot gurley saying i thought the bullet went off hit the wall and that was it but then he heard the girlfriend crying and saw the victim on the ground he broke down into tears. after a long pause he continued i was panicking and shock in disbelief that someone was hit. gurley's mother says what happens next proves this wasn't an accident. >> he did not perform cpr. he did notch at all to try to save akai's life that night.
i need a conviction of peter liang. >> in addition to the manslaughter charge he also faces charge of official misconduct for allowing gurley's girlfriend to perform cpr instead of him stepping in and doing it. there's not a lot of training in the police academy and warn to avoid all media coverage of the case. the closing arguments are scheduled for this morning at 9:45. in downtown brooklyn diane macedo cbs 2 news. thank you. about 4500 cruise ship passengers are on their way back after sailing through a terrifying storm. chairs and tables were over turned. one passenger was stuck in his room for 12 hours. he's questioning the company's decision to sail into hurricane force winds. >> when we first boarded the ship the captain said we are going to put the ship full
the storm. >> they apologize to passengers and say wind speeds were higher than forecasted. four people on board were hurt. the ship is expected to dock at cape liberty tomorrow. on long island police are investigating a man with his family driving on the long island expressway yesterday afternoon when another driver pointed a gun at him before driving away. the suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s with red hair driving a 2009 black honda civic with tinted windows and yates sticker on the back window. things are back to normal in harlem after a truck accident last night that got wedged under the over pass. metro north trains had to run in reduced speeds due to the accident. the truck driver who works for a company in kansas refused to comment. police have released very clear surveillance video of two suspects accused of stealing
they and two others are wanted in at least six incidents between october 19 and december 18. they show the first in new york on west 57th street. the woman allegedly distracted the employee while the male suspect hid a fur coat under his own coat before the two exited the store. >> well time is now 6:39. coming up slashed by a stranger. >> i really don't understand why something like this would happen. >> the victim says she was just minding her own business. she didn't realize what was happening until it was too late. also parents fighting to get their kids to school because they are too sick to drive. why school districts aren't giving them help. and parents the role you
welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning at 6:42 let's get your ride over to traffic and weather on the 2s. how are we doing this morning john? >> if it's any conciliation to be found it's read in the bathtub day so after a busy day of dealing with the nuisance storms you can read in the bathtub but now it's all showers so here's the deal for you. numbers today are going to be colder. that's the trend into the weekend. we'll have a bit of a bump on wednesday but then that arctic air invades. it's cold enough for some snow in the area. it's not falling in the city just 27 degrees helltive
humidities at 28%. 18 to 30 the time spread. without exception it's colder five ten degrees colder than yesterday. if you do in the math and throw in the wind, wind chills as low as 9. many in the teens. wind chill in the city is 20 degrees, 35 this afternoon well below where we should be and worse with the wind. 40 is the normal. your record sun up in a bit at 5:23 but remember it's going to be a lot colder this weekend. late weekend sub-freezing high temperatures 10 to 25 degrees below normal with sub zero wind chills for the weekend. right now cold enough for snow and flurries in the area. ocean county a few filling in. this wet weather turns white as it slides to the north. this area of low pressure again
we'll talk an inch or two to the north and three to five plus south. it's an extended period. on again off again snow showers and the future cast bringing in a blast of snow tonight around 9 or 9:30 so remember that if you have plans and a few more wednesday night into wednesday afternoon you are going to see a few more. that's going to be the pattern through thursday before we dry things out with that arctic air for the weekend so winter is sticking around. i don't know if you can stick around much longer because you got to go right alex. >> you'll need to get out the door right. eastbound lanes still closed on sunrise highway at bay view avenue. and the garden state parkway a 45 miles per hour speed restriction in effect now in both directions between exit 30 and 124 again between 155 to the new york state line.
there and snow starting to fall there. also to the bridge all of those elevated roadways be careful. 45 miles per hour speed restriction as you cross the span. starting to get heavy in westchester. rockland county no issues. snow on the new york state thruway. mass transit everything on or close to schedule for you. be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thank you. the college student who was slashed says her attacker came out of nowhere. she describes her terrifying ordeal. >> all of a sudden he starts sprinting past me and i feel a pain in my leg and i look down and was bleeding. i honestly just want to know why he did it. >> the 19-year-old was walking to her car sunday morning when she was attacked in jackson heights and left with a deep cut on her leg. it's back to the drawing
would provide school buses for kids who's parents are too sick to take them. >> carolyn has the exclusive details. >> my disease is extremely severe. >> tara battles a rare blood disease. >> i was 100-pounds and on a feeding tube. >> all while battling on another front fighting with her school district for bus service. under going a stem cell transplant she couldn't walk or drive her children but living within the half mile cutoff they were not entitled to busing. the school district repeatedly turned her down. >> if there was an exception for one child it would have to be for other students as well. >> finally she was granted a rare exception but she's still fighting to spare other disabled parents with young children. a bill to authorize districts to make busing exceptions has gone nowhere for years.
simple thing if someone needed busing to get their child to provided. >> amy with a neuro disorder lived two houses too close to school for her five-year-old son to get the bus. he's now 20 but she's trying to right a wrong. worked. >> school districts cite concerns over costs and ask where will funding come from and what's their liability if they accept one child over another. supporters say extensive medical documentation will guard against abuses. >> the goal is to make sure they get home. >> we need to make sure they are safe and secure and have a consistent way of getting to and from school. >> she'll fight on for consistency and compassion. in meriweatheric long island
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of himself with a bandage on his nose an example of what happens when you don't use sun screen. mildest form of cancer. use sun screen please. he was previously traited for basal cell cars no mora in 2013 and 2014 and posted similar warnings. time now for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> speaking of the planet it's et culture day where they celebrate et if you are going to phone home. current wind chill as low as 9. it's cold out the door. also dealing with a little snow overnight so seeing slippery sidewalks and driveways and more snow easing up the coast met by this area of low pressure leaving the ohio valley so we are going to tack on more snow. winter weather advisory until noon tomorrow. why? could tack on a couple of inches for the city north. 3 to 5 for the south and don't forget the jersey shore and
warning in effect through the next high tide cycles. let's get you on your way with alex. >> thanks john. practices have been lingering throughout the morning first in amityville an accident investigation police still on season. sunrise highway at bay view avenue. streets in lower manhattan surrounding worth street are still closed. not sure when they will reopen but of course we'll let you know. a live look outside the lincoln tunnel here 20 minute delay around the helix portion but it looks okay to me. alternate side in effect city wide and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> a polar bear cub at the columbus ohio zoo has a name. >> it was chosen on a public on line vote need nora who was born in november after her mother took extended breaks
was a week old. nanora is three months old and still living behind the scenes. hello my name is nora. >> that might be the most adorable nora we have ever seen. let's chchk in with norah o'donnell and charlie rose. >> certainly not the most adorable norah you've ever seen. >> the most adorable norah without an h at the end. >> good morning to you guys. thank you so much that was fun. we are in new hampshire as polling places open today as we talk with john dickerson and bob schafer about this increasingly negative campaign. >> and the interview with president obama how the presidency has changed him and what is causing the most stress right now. also what if we could detect cancer before symptoms appear. one company says it can and jim axelrod investigates those claims.
anfi t pfe st ri.esarthhas pne bos,e afmeofomrc here's what you need to know before you go with winter weather moving in high tide the jersey shore long island and other coastal areas dealing with the risk of flooding. yesterday many areas risked high quarter including the channel in queens. peter liang charged with manslaughter in the shooting of akai gurley in 2014. his gun was drawn in a dark stair well and he was startled by a noise so the gun went off. >> it is primary day in new hampshire nine registered voters were the first to cast their ballots at midnight. so far voters have handed victories to john kasich and senator bernie sanders. more later today. former mayor michael bloomberg tells the no one times he's found the campaign to be an outrage and insult to the voters and plans to make a
let's get over to alex for traffic one last night. >> it's incrediblely busy in brooklyn an accident blocking the lane on the northbound side of the bqe combined with earlier disabled trucks causing a lengthy delay stretching back across the bridge now into staten island. alternate side is in effect city wide. be safe don't text and drive. >> on again off again snow for the next few days. right now a break from the snow just a few flurries in the hudson valley and a few more south jersey. more of that fill and tack on into the first part of your wednesday. then another round of passing snow showers lit wednesday into thursday and then the numbers are going to tumble. brutally cold this weekend. >> thanks so much. >> thanks for watching i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge.