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(avo) take a break from the expected. play jackpot party or any of the new scratch-off games from the new york lottery. right now new information on a story you first saw on cbs 2. one of the women wrapped up in a sexting scandal with a nassau executive is telling her side of the story. >> falling temperatures this weekend. rain and snow for the workweek. people frozen and frustrated with the record breaking cold. today we shivered through the
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we are starting to see problems. a frozen pipe burst in midtown sending water down the front of a store. in new jersey, crews battled fire and ice when a home went up in flames this afternoon. street signs and parked cars were covered in ice. we have team coverage of the extreme cold beginning with meteorologist he liz finch in the we -- elyse finch in the weather center. >> check out the record lows. 6 below in bridgeport. one below in central park. zero in islip. zero in newark. tied a record j.f.k. laguardia you tied a record with one degree. this was incredibly cold. for so many locations the coldest valentine's day every recorded. as far as high temperatures, they never got out of the teens. central park made it to 15 degrees.
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a high temperature of just 13 degrees. one below was the official temperature in central park. the last time we hit one below as an actual temperature was christmas day 1980. right now we are looking at temperatures, single digits monticello 3 degrees. hamptons 8. everybody else in the teens. factor in the winds and feels like single digits. 6 below in monticello. in spite of the cold it's warmer than it was last night. tonight 12 in the city. singles in the suburbs. temperatures will rise rapidly. tomorrow we get snow and i will have those details in a bit. >> thank you. cbs 2's hazel sanchez is live in bryant park with how people are trying to stay warm. hazel? >> reporter: i think our only saving grace tonight is that it isn't windy, so it doesn't feel nearly as cold today as it did yesterday. maybe that's why we see a lot of people outside today. nevertheless, we are experiencing dangerously cold
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you should stay indoors if you can. it's one of the sure signs of a deep freeze in manhattan. the bryant park fountain quickly evolving into a solid piece of ice. people capturing its frozen beauty. >> you are from florida. how are you holding up? >> i am not. it's freezing. >> reporter: despite the frigid temperatures and warnings from the city to stay indoors, many were outside for leisure and some like the homeless are still on the streets. overnight outreach workers were able to bring in nearly 800 homeless individuals in to facilities. >> the cold weather alert that we have in place will continue tomorrow. tonight. and our homeless outreach teams will be stepping up outreach as they have throughout the last few days. >> the cold is causing a mess in midtown. it's believed frozen pipes
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sent a waterfall flowing down the windows and on to the sidewalks. you can see this water quickly turn to ice on the steps and sidewalk. it's unclear how bad the damage is inside but students are on vacation this week. police, fire and emts are out on the normal patrols tonight and looking for anyone in distress, anyone overcome by the cold which is a good reminder for all of us to check on our older neighbors, friends and loved ones to make sure that they are okay. hazel sanchez, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. the extreme cold is making it tough for firefighters to battle an apartment fire in new jersey. it started in the rear bedroom on the first floor of the home on marion place then the walls and ceiling and up to the second floor before reaching the home next door. >> they lost water in the beginning, delayed operations due to waterlines freezing. that is typical when you have this kind of weather.
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control of the situation. >> no wane was hurt. the red cross is helping 12 people displaced by the fire. the cause is under investigation. new information tonight about the sexting scandal involving the nassau county executive. we first broke the story last night in a cbs 2 exclusive. tonight we know police are involved. >> i am a victim here. i am being hacked. this is a lie. and i will bring every legal action to catch this person and bring this to justice. >> nassau county executive ed mangano defended himself to marcia kramer saying someone is out to get him and they hacked his phone to send the lurid texts. many of the messages are x- rated. this is one we were able to show on tv that claims to be from an ed mangano. >> i really want you next to me, nothing else. just that. i miss being alone with you. i wanted to see you replace the woman.
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i will let you know. i want you to blank my brains again. came up. >> a tweet of one of the texts reportedly turned up briefly on the twitter page of one of the women. marcia showed them to the county executive. technique called spoofing. someone sent the texts making it seem like the messages came from his cell phone. from me. it was not done on my phone. it can only be done by a hacker. i am a victim here. that is the truth. and now this will be turned over to the police. >> reporter: nassau county police say the texts and tweets are being investigated. mangano did file a complaint about social media impersonation attempts against him. police say a public relations consultant reported being victimized by the spoof. that woman, karen muir karo released a statement saying to
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messages and tweets are fabricated, false and never happened. i never communicated with the county executive via text message or had his cell phone number. both the nassau county executive and i have been maliciously attacked and victims of a terrible crime. >> we have requested an on camera interview with karo and nassau county police. we will stay on the story. a yonkers police detective dies after the s.u.v. he was driving in collided with a yonkers fire truck this the police department says frank fernandez was off duty at the time of the accident. it happened in the area of palmer and sunny brook roads. four members of the fire department received minor the cause is under investigation. new information on the death of a powerful conservative leader. flowers in front of the supreme court in memory of anthony scale leah -- scalia.
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last night. who won the war of words. voters sound off. >> putting romance on ice. why happy couples say today was one of the best days of their lives. >> tonight is the nba all star game. all signs point to one man being the center of attention. who do you think won the dunk contest. did the right guy win. i think we should've taken a left at the river. tarzan know where tarzan go! tarzan does not know where tarzan go. hey, excuse me, do you know where the waterfall is? waterfall? no, me tarzan, king of jungle. why don't you want to just ask somebody? if you're a couple, you fight over directions. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. oh ohhhhh it's what you do. ohhhhhh! do you have to do that right in my ear?
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the death certificate of anthony scalia will lift heart attack as the cause of death. texas. his family decided there won't be an autopsy performed. a procession of law enforcement officers escorted his body to a funeral home in el paso texas
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president obama will nominate a replacement. a move that republicans say should wait until after the election. now to campaign 2016 which grew more intense with news of scalia's death. it was the first topic of discussion at the presidential debate on cbs. cbs news conducted a poll of republicans and independents who watched it. 32% said marco rubio won the contest. 24% thought donald trump won. 19% john kasich. 12 thought it was ted cruz followed by ben carson and jeb bush. the man accused of triple murder at a staten island hotel pleads not guilty. michael sykes was arraigned on three counts of first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of a beca cutler and two -- rebecca cutler and her two kids. he is charged with attempted murder charged with stabbing her two-year old daughter miracle that survived. he will be back in court on
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we aren't the only ones dealing with the dangerously cold temperatures. crazy photos out of chicago. michigan. forecast. plus, a boy buys a flower for every girl at school. what does his girlfriend think about the generous gesture? don't forget to follow cbs 2
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love is in the frigid air this valentine's day. dozens braved the record cold in time's square for surprise proposals and wedding ceremonies. >> reporter: on this frigid valentine's day morning, she waited for an unforgettable proposal. did you expect this at all. >> not at all. >> amazing. >> reporter: her fiance brought her to time's square to pop the question. it's one of her favorite locations. >> she visited this place many, many times. >> my favorite place. >> i said, this is the best. >> reporter: today isn't just about the proposals. eight couples were scheduled to get married but with temperatures at 2 degrees, a few of them got cold feet and canceled. >> do you take katy as your lawful wife to have and to hold? >> reporter: they refused to postpone their wedding
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they tied the knot in the arctic air and schiff verdict the entire time. >> i feel like i'm in antarctica. >> happy, excited. speechless right now. especially with the cold. >> reporter: although the newlyweds made some adjustments choosing function over fashion. >> is this the outfit you were planning on wearing. >> this isn't. i wanted to wear a wedding dress but i want to be warm. a lot of layers. >> for them the frigid weather made the day more memorable. >> if this isn't love i don't know what is. >> reporter: for the honeymoon, this husband and wife had their sights set on somewhere warm. ilana gold, cbs 2 news. a high school senior with a big heart gave more than 800 classmates a valentine's day they won't forget. hayden godfry gave a flower to every girl at his high school.
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he didn't do it for potential dates. he already has a girlfriend. >> i wanted to make as many people happy as possible. i don't think a girl should be left out during valentine's day. >> to watch everyone of those girls walk out of school with a big smile on their face makes me very happy and very proud of him. >> the flowers cost nearly $500. it took him about a year to save up the money from his job backing groceries. love that story. well, love is in the air high above the city. the empire state building is beating red to mark valentine's day. we have more on the extreme cold. >> well, let's do it. it is extremely cold. the good news is that the worst is over. that's the good part. really late last night, early this morning, the coldest temperatures we have seen. things were warmer today than yesterday because the winds diminished. as we check in with weather watchers, you can see it's cold, don't get me wrong but we have a warm up.
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i am finding is 16 degrees. this is elana in brooklyn. her comment bite sun but biting cold feels like 7. bundle up in layers. you need layers for sure. we have lots of single digit temperatures. this is lorraine in oak ridge. she says it's 5 where she is. but with the diminishing winds it's feeling better. still with single digit temperatures it's dangerously cold. she said cold valentine's day good for snuggling. look at you looking on the bright side of things. we have a beautiful day, tons of sunshine. a gorgeous day. it was just dangerously cold, especially early this morning. still crisp, still cold. 15 degrees. winds out of the west-northwest at 10 miles per hour. we were seeing gusts that were significantly more than that causing real problems out there. the so, is it is another cold night for sure. still not as cold as it was last night. we will see snow tomorrow and
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it has to be warm enough for rain versus snow so a significant warm up. today 26 below where we should be. we should be in the low 40s. we didn't get near that. 27 the high on friday. 22 yesterday. 15 today. we rebound nicely for president's day monday, high of 35. not where we should be but it's above freezing. heading into tuesday, that's when temperatures spike. 54 degrees. warmest day of the week. letter that will lead to a soaking rain. winter weather advisories go into effect monday for almost the entire tri-state area. snow, sleet and freezing rain are the issues. take a look at vortex satellite and radar, here is the system that we expect to move in. we have it cold tonight. as we head into your sunday night, not a lot to talk about, monday morning for those of you going to work, not much of an issue. increase in cloud cover. into the monday afternoon, snow showers.
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seeing snow for most of the area. you notice the pink line, that shows a wintry mix then it changes to rain for your monday night and rain that continues even as we head into tuesday. a break and then boom tuesday, 4:00, that is what happens, so, we are expecting a significant amount, 1 to 3 inches before it changes to rain. 35 for president's day itself. here is the seven-day forecast. 35, 54, 46 then temperatures closer to normal. you notice no teens. >> i like this.
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>> steve is next with sports. all star night for the nba. >> it will be a contribute to one of the greatest of his generations. if you are a fan of kobe bryant or if you are not a fan of kobe bryant, tonight's nba all star game will be tough to watch. it's his all star finale and he will be primed to be the mvp. look at last night's dunk contest. eric gordon won over the crowd with his creativity. over a mascot under his legs, original, spectacular.
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the judge's score card. the internet might have thought gordon got robbed but those two bring excitement back to the slam dunk contest. l.a. comes to town having split a pair against the islanders and the rangers. they ran into a two headed monster in newark. new jersey power play generated 12 goals in 26 games. back up goaltender keith kincaid handling the rest. the long island native kicked back 28 shots on goal on route to the first career shut out. 1-0 the final from newark. what if you could put the explosive playmaking ability of odell beckham to the strongest running back to tf attend a combine. he ex pistes and it is odell's cousin. he didn't play college football. without shows this week he jumped in front of us what would have been an nfl combine record 45 inches on the vertical and shattered the
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press. his high is 44. he is getting a lot of attention. he has a clear goal. >> being on the nfl roster. >> making the 53. >> making the 53, being -- i want to be an active player. i feel like i could be good enough to go in, get this practice in, learn the place quickly and they throw me in and i show up. the jaspers are hoping to get to the dance for the third straight year. standing in their way is monmouth a squad that gets as much attention for what happens on their bench. what an opposing coach thinks about that celebration tonight at 11:00. the pebble beach pro am is as much about the celebrities attending the crowd. if your name is alfonso rivero, one of the greatest dances of
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the mesmerizing whip of the arms. justin timberlake was there to help redescribe what is clearly the coolest dance on the planet. >> justin timberlake was slowing him down, just saying. >> i watched a lot of the shows. >> all right. that does it for cbs 2 news at 6:30. for the entire team thank you for joining us.
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