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have a great day. live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. it's 4:30, 66 degrees already op this friday. it is the 1st of april. heavier storms this afternoon. there is a chance of snow in the weekend forecast. are we kidding, we are not. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 this morning on
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traffic and weather on the 2's. high levels of lead discovered in the water. >> the taps now turned off as officials call for help from the state and federal government. janelle burrell live in newark with more this morning. >> reporter: hi chris and mary, most of the samples were actually taken from water sources from sinks and polices where you would wash your hands: these test results showed that some of the drinking water sources, some of the water fountains at this charter school came back with lead levels ten times above the acceptable limits. >> the testing took 324 water samples, a sample from every single water source in all eight non-traditional facilities within the newark public school district for this phase of testing. a quarter of those samples came back with elevated levels of led. 16 of them were from drinking water sources, 10 of those drinking water sources were
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the newark legacy charter school. the epa's acceptable level of lead and water is 15 parts per billion and some of the samples from water fountains, the levels were more than 10 times that. the school district began offering free blood tests to 17,000 students who attend class in the initial 30 schools that had elevated lead results. >> we're not forcing people to get lead testing right. we don't know how many parents are going to come forward. >> the mayor says the water supply is fine but old pipes in the aging building are to blame for the spike in lead levels. >> reporter: earlier this week the city's mayor continued his call for outside help to address the city's lead issues. he estimates that it could cost more than $1 billion to fix the city's crumbling infrastructure. reporting live from newark,
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time is now 4:32. we've got traffic and weather on the 2's. john's off. >> good morning, feels like a summer morning out there, starting off in the 60s. the air is sticky. we have showers on the way. variable winds at 5 miles per hour. your relative humidity at 75%. as we look at the vortex satellite and radar picture. note we have some showers around, it's not widespread across the region, mainly to the south and east of the city right now. as we go through the day, showers remain a possibility, best bet for thunderstorm activity will be this evening around that evening commute as the final line of this front rolls through. showers for today on and off issue not an all day washout by any stretch. it will be warm and breezy. 74 degrees today the anticipated high. again, closer to the 6:00 hour is when we have our best bet for thunderstorms. coming up in my full forecast we'll talk about that potential for snow this weekend.
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right now it is time for a check on your traffic. >> oh, my goodness. let's talk traffic. we have some construction this morning, one lane blocked in both directions so on the wit penn bridge no major delays. also on the bayonne bridge we've got closed until 5 a.m. for construction. you want to stick with the goth else bridge as your alternate. in brooklyn a problem at decallen avenue. that's due to the cleanup from wednesday's very serious fire. few subway issues this morning, suspended service on 1 trains between dikeman and 96th streets due to track maintenance. you can use the a or c trains or the m3 bus your alternate. police in butler new jersey opened fire at a man after they say he pointed a gun at him. had happened last night near the 23-year-old who pointed the gun has a history of breaking into homes.
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he was good kid growing up, and then he had some run-ins with the law, and i guess he just went downhill. >> the accused gunman was shot several times. no word on his condition and no comment from the butler police department. a woman was slashed in the face in lower manhattan. police say she's now admitted it was a lie. she claimed the man called her a terrorist and slashed her. police say the wound was self- inflicted. also new this morning, a new budget for the state of new york with benefits that may affect you. the state legislature and governor cuomo reached a deal just ahead of today's deadline. it includes a hike in the minimum wage raising it to $15 an hour, in new york city by 20.18 and later statewide another measure includes 12 weeks of paid family leave and a middle class tax cut. we'll have more on the budget deal in our next half hour.
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1 system. city official say the ems computer aided dispatch system went down for nearly 20 minutes. ems operators were forced to grab pen is paper to take down information and dispatch ambulances. no 9-1-1 calls were missed during the outage. the city adopted a new dispatching system three years ago. since then the software has experienced sporadic shutdownings. a hackensack man is killed in a crash with a patrol car. the pursuit started yesterday afternoon in paramus. the motorcycle wound up in hackensack where it was involved in a crash that's when an officer responding to the accident slammed into a silver sedan killing the 76-year-old driver. >> the person was still in the car. they were doing everything they can, i guessworking on them trying to revive them or save them. >> prosecutors say the
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and later crashed into another car in maywood. salvador deangeles faces numerous charges. an investigation underway this morning in virginia after a man shoots and kills a state trooper a at bus station. police say the man had a brief conversation with 37-year-old chad durmeyer before shooting him several times. it happened yesterday afternoon at a greyhound station in richmond. two other troopers returned fire killing the suspect. now to campaign 2016, hillary clinton holds a fundraiser in ten fly new jersey after a strong push to win the new york primary. >> clinton was one of three candidates making an appeal to voters ahead of the april vote. >> dueling democrats in a significant primary, front runner hillary clinton seems to be feeling the bern as she lashes out at bernie sanders people. >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about me.
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>> sanders is pressing hard, rallying his troops in the south bronx thursday night blasting clinton for her quarter million dollars speaking fees to private wall street groups. >> it must be a brilliant speech. it must be an earth shattering speech written in shakespearean prose. >> a new quinnipiac poll shows clinton leading sanders 54% to 42. she charged his perceived political base, a state university campus. sappedders protestors interrupted the event before they were escorted out. she told the crowd sanders promised social programs like free college tuition are simply too expensive. >> go and read the fine print. it basically says yeah, it will be free if the governors of america put in about $28 billion. >> sanders told our marsha
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>> our plan imposes a tax on wall street speculation, which raises more than enough money to pay for free tuition in public colleges and universities. two-thirds of the money come from the federal government. a third comes from the state. >> on the republican side hometown boy donald trump leads his opponents with 56 parent of the new york gop vote, 20% for ted cruz, 19 for john kasich. the poll, though was taken before trump's recent comments on abortion and punishing women who'd get one if they were illegal. trump backtracked after he spoke those words tweeting after talking to republican party leaders, just had a very nice meeting with reince free bus. kasich lashed out at a news conference blocks from trump tower. >> donald trump is clearly not prepared to be president of the united states as commander in chief and leader of the free world. you don't get doovers. >> voting is still weeks away.
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this is the first new york state primary that's mattered in a national election in recent memory. we're in the south bronx, lou young cbs2 news. time is 4:39. still to come, could the zika mosquito make it all the way to new york city. >> and one of the most infamous cold cases, the steps the family of kathy durst is taking. >> all right. here we go, for today feels like summer to start things off out there. you will be dodging raindrops today. we are going to return to the 70s and then we're going to talk snow for the weekend.
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66 now, normal high 55 degrees. you get a sense of how mild it is out there. it is muggy as well. we've got some rain that will be on and off throughout the day, so we will have to deal with that. this evening, though, is the best bet for some stronger storms. maybe a severe thunderstorm cannot be ruled out. as far as what's happening right now. we'll check in with our weather watchers. 66 degrees northwest of the city, reporting a little light rain in river edge new jersey this morning, and then let's see. we'll head up way far away, 62 degrees says charlie hoffman, cloudy skies in farrisburg new jersey. it will be breezy out there. live outside across the skyline, 66 degrees and cloudy in central park, variable winds at 5. we've got relative humidity at 75%. temperature range right now 53 degrees in the hamptons up to
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this is before sunrises. we are anticipating highs in the 70s today, very warm, breezy, with showers. that's what's going down. the 24 hour temperature change looks like this. 24 degrees warmer in sparta. it is 6 degrees warmer in babylon. visibilities are down, especially in babylon, hamptons, well below that mile marker. as e look to the west skies are more visible. on the vortex satellite and radar picture this morning, showers to the south, showers to the east, this will be the general trend. we'll just have kind of some waves of showers lifting on through. right now it doesn't look to be anything too heavy. as we head into the evening hours, that will change. on to the wet weather moving through ocean county at this point in time, and all of it associated with a cold front. back end of the cold front is out here over the ohio valley. it is moving to the east. this is what has the potential to bring us some thunderstorm activity later today. showers for much of the days. then as we head to the
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evening drive time this looks to be the strongest stuff, best bet for stronger storms to mover through then. skies partially clear tomorrow. we're in for another round of maybe some showers. it will be a cooler start to the weekend. take a look, 74 today, showers, maybe a storm. tomorrow 59, tracking showers overnight saturday into sunday, we're tracking the potential for snow, yes, and it is going to be frigid sunday morning with windchills in the teens and 20s, by afternoon 45 degrees. that's a look at your forecast. it is now time for a check on kyla grogan. construction in kearney where we've got one lane blocked in both directions. also the by aon bridge is closed until 5 a.m. and at the queens midtown tunnel as we take a live look outside one tube is shut for construction until 5:30 a.m.
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in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thank you. here's a quick look at some of the stories making news this morning. a paterson new jersey police officer is indicted in a fatal hit and run. prosecutors say jose arena was off-duty when he hit 23-year- old jaquiel fields and sped off. he faces 15 years in prison. the family of kathleen durst is asking a judge to declare her legally dead. it's been 34 years since she disappeared in westchester while married to robert durst. last year durst was charged in california with the 2000 death of his friend susan berman. in february he pled guilty to a weapons charge in new orleans and agreed to a seven-years sentence. the star of broadway's hamilton christopher jackson will flip the switch at the empire state building lighting the tower blue to mark world autism month which begins today.
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chemical and agricultural companies led the dow to a loss. the dow jones industrial average fell 31 points. the s&p 500 lost over 4. now just how do you compare prices at trader joes and whole foods. a bank analyst set out to find out. products at trader joes were about 21% cheaper. the 77 items tested included a mix of perishable foods and nonfood items. trader joes had the lower price on 70 of the items. whole foods offered a lower price on 7 items. apple has fixed a bug that caused iphones to crash. the tech giant has released a new version of its 9.03 software. it fixed an issue that caused some apps to turn unresponsive. it features a new nighttime mode that makes the screenless blue. new york state health officials are attending a zika summit at cdc headquarters in
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there's growing concern that mosquitoes which carry the zika virus could end up here in new york city. >> mosquito season is upon us. >> when may, june, july, august september happen, mosquitoes are going to start to thrive and we're going to be in trouble with regard to zika. >> a study published in the new england journal of medicine shows the potential range of two types of mosquitoes which carry the zika virus, initially concentrated in the south the cdc shows them reaching as far as san francisco and new york city. but new york state and city health officials say the new maps are misleading. >> we've been sampling for over 15 years, and have not identified this mosquito here in new york city, but we do know that we have its cousin. >> still officials say they're ramping up preventive measures. >> we're going to be doing more larva sightings, specifically in areas where this asian tiger
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>> so far in the u.s. there have been no reported cases of zika transmitted through a mosquito bite. the cdc has reported 273 cases in the u.s., the vast majority of those from -- top health officials gathered near washington for a zika summit. congress has yet to approve an emergency request for nearly $2 billion to fight zika. >> i'm taking money from other areas that we fund in order to fund the important zika research, morally the vaccine research. >> the national institutes of health is working on half a dozen potential vaccines but so far nothing yet. in the newsroom alice gainer cbs2 news. still to come, i speak with academy award winner helen mirren. >> and wait until you see what james gordon had in store for luke bryant and decks bently
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>> we love our country music. >> yes, the decks bently.
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morning. country with a british twist, it's a jolly good honky tonk song in the uk, luke bryant and dierks bentley on the late late show at this weekend's amc awards. we'll have more on the awards later this in blast. you can watch the academy of country music awards this sunday at 8 p.m. right here on cbs2. it's 4:52. traffic and weather on the 2. starting out pretty warm. >> very warm out there. we're in the 60s, normal daytime high only in the mid- 50s.
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and off showers today, best bet for a thunderstorm does look to be during that evening drive time tonight. it will be breezy with wind out of the south southwest. 52 degrees for your day tomorrow, cooler, 59 a chance for showers sunday, a hay of 45. we'll feel like the 30s. we are looking at snow, a trace up to 2 inches north and west of the city. it will be very windy on sunday. time now for a check on your traffic. and we are going to take a look and see what's happening this morning. it's construction that's holding us up in a few spots in kearney. construction has one lane blocked on the wit penn bridge. no delays so far. also the bayonne bridge is closed. you'll want to stick with the goth else bridge as your alternate. subway service suspended between dikeman and 96th street. you can use the a or c trains or m3 bus as an alternate. alternate side parking is in
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>> thank you. coming up in our next half hour, a father uses 21st century technology to get to his daughter's wedding. >> this morning a casino deal struck for nassau county, not everyone agrees the location is going to be a win-win. >> it was the kiss heard around late night we speak with helen mirren about her lip lock.
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after this. . a thriller about the use of the latest drone technology in the battle against terrorism. it was a different kind of stealth operation i had the chance to ask helen mirren about. >> i have to ask you about the kiss you planted on steven colbert. >> i know. i hope that wasn't sexual harassment. it was sort of because he had no choice it he.
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>> i have been secretly passionately in love with stephen colbert for a long time, and as i walked out, you know, i absolutely didn't plan it, and literally as he said and helen mirren, and out i walked, and i think i'll have to kiss him. i have to. if i don't kiss him now, i'll never ever get to kiss him. so i grabbed my opportunity. terrible. >> what do you think he's going to say when he find out helen mirren is secretly in love with him? >> oh, i don't know. but it's the truth. i mean i love my husband don't get me wrong, you know, but comes stephen colbert. talk to. what a joy. movie. look at you, eye in the sky. what she said was that the script was originally written for a man, when she was cast they didn't change a word. >> wow. >> she's so versatile and so go ahead at what she does.
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it's fascinating. >> talk about incredible, 66 and it's not even 5 a.m. >> i walked outside and thought to myself it was amazing out here. it is muggy, showers are on the way but we don't hold on to this incredible warmth for the weekend. >> a little construction. >> time now 4:57. up next done deal, new york state has a budget agreement, what it means for minimum wage workers in the empire state. >> and the lead problem in new york schools getting worse. >> it palm the talk of social media, the speculation of a huge object found on a staten island beach. >> and movement, sensation, even smells coming soon to a movie theater near you. i don't know, do you want the smells? >> popcorn. >> a look at the new 4-2 experience, cbs2 this morning at 5 begins in 90 seconds. spruce up your home today with up to 30% savings on hundreds of styles and colors. spring is here.
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suburban new jersey, why police were forced it open fire. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news this morning. >> new york state has a budget agreement. >> it includes a big hike in the minimum wage following a be the the that saw massive protests. andrea grymes joins us live from midtown with the details. >> reporter: minimum wage will go from $9 in new york state to $15 an hour. a big win for minimum wage workers but many employers have big concerns. >> late last night the new york state legislature and governor cuomo roached a deal on the state budget with just hours before today's deadline. >> the budget is designed to stimulate the economy and raise the minimum wage. >> the governor says a new $15 an hour minimum wage will bring fairness and decency to 2.3 million workers. it's something many have been rallying fighting for. it will be phased in gradually
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the state. >> what we've designed is a calibration mechanism that can be adjusted in the future when you know what the economy is doing in the future. >> in new york city it will be $15 an hour in three years. four years if the business has fewer than ten employees. in long island and westchester minimum wage will get to $15 in six years. the rest of new york state five years to 12.50 an hour then indexed to 15 which means the state will then determine an appropriate timetable. the budget deal also includes 12 weeks of paid family leave, what cuomo calls the longest period in the country funded by employee contributions. while many workers praised the deal the business council of new york state does not saying of the minimum wage "this increase is still too much for many businesses. the last thing employers need is higher state imposed costs.
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the budget deal includes the most expansive paid family leave law in the nation. >> reporter: and the business council went on to say they would have liked to have seen some help for them including targeted small business tax cuts. reporting live in midtown, andrea grymes cbs2 news. thank you. it's 5:02. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. let's get over to vanessa murdock. >> it is incredibly warm and the numbers have been climbing this morning. we are now at 67 degrees in central park under cloudy skies. variable wind at 5, relative humidity at 75%. warm and muggy out there this morning. we have some showers as well, mainly to the south and east of the city, but you know, we have got a little bit of action to the northwestern portions of new jersey. today showers on and off, not an all day washout. as we look toward ohio that's the back end of this cold front that will be moving through later today, and that brings our best bet of any thunderstorm activity as you make your drive home.
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noon it's 71, mostly cloudy, maybe a shower around. 2:00, 74 degrees, that's as warm as it gets and it will be breezy again today. your full forecast is not far away. we will talk about snow moving through for the weekend. kyla grogan is in for alex dennis with your time saver traffic. we have little construction one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. better news at the bayonne bridge, construction has wrapped up and we've got all lanes open. in brooklyn still a problem on dekalb avenue remains closed between bushwick. taking a live look outside at the lincoln tunnel, looking good moving well here no delays rig now at the holland or either. thank you. now to the growing public schools. >> high lead levels discovered buildings.
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newark with more this morning. >> reporter: yeah, and chris, parents certainly finding some of these results to be alarming. a lot of the testing was done on sinks where people wash their hands and use water, so not drinking water sources that came back positive, but of the water fountains that were tested ten of them came back with levels that were ten times higher than the acceptable levels by the epa. >> the testing took 324 water samples, a sample from every single water source in all eight non-traditional facilities within the newark public school district for this phase of testing. a quarter of those samples came back with elevated levels of lead. 16 of them were from drinking water sources, ten of those drinking water sources were from this building that houses the newark legacy charter school. the epa's acceptable level of
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billion, and some of the samples from water fountains, the lead levels were more than ten times that. the school district began offering free blood tests to 17,000 students who attend class in the initial 30 schools that had elevated lead results. >> we're not forcing people to get lead testing, right, so we don't even know how many parents are going to come forward and say this is what they want to do. >> younger children are most at risk. the mayor says the water supply is fine but old pipes in the aging buildings are to blame for the spike in lead levels. >> mayor ras baraka is calling for outside help to address this issue of lead in the schools. he says that they will cost about $1 billion to repair all of the city's crumbling infrastructure. reporting live this morning from newark, janelle burrell cbs2 news. terrifying moments for a bronx woman who says she was tied up and robbed in her own home.
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this surveillance photo showed up in the woman's apartment. she says the man told her he was a city inspector who wanted to check her bathroom for lead. once inside he tied her up and ransacked her apartment. martinez says he made off with cash, medication and electronics. people in butler opened fire on man they say pointed a gun at them. it happened last night near boonton avenue. the 23-year-old has a history of breaking into homes. he was shot several times. no word on his condition. no comment from the butler police department. new information on awoman's claim she was slashed in the face yesterday near broadway street in lower manhattan. police say she's admitted it was a lie. the 20-year-old woman claims the man called her a terrorist and then slashed her. police say the wound was self- inflicted. to campaign 2016 and three candidates appearing in our area yesterday.
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rally in the south bronx. he blasted rival hillary clinton for her quarter million dollars speaking fees to private wall street groups. >> it must be a brilliant speech. it must be an earth shattering speech. >> a new quinnipiac poll shows clinton leading sanders 54% to 42% here in new york. hillary clinton was having none of sanders criticism. she lashed out during her appearance in westchester county. >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about me. i'm sick of it. >> sanders protestors interrupted the clinton event before he were escorted out. clinton told the crowd sanders promises were simply too expensive. front runner donald trump leads his opponents with 56 percent of the gop vote, more than 30 points ahead of his rivals. yesterday he met with republican leaders in
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looking forward to bringing the party together. trump also backtracked on his controversial comments concerning abortion rights. rival john kasich was critical. >> donald trump is clearly not prepared to be president of the united states as commander in chief and leader of the free world you don't get do-overs. >> the new york primary april 19th, it's the first one in decades that will matter in the delegate race. time is now 5:09. still to come, a father- daughter bond, see how a hospital bound man was able to attend his daughter's wedding. >> also this morning, a casino is coming to a new york racetrack. >> and behaving badly at a new jersey restaurant, the clues the owner is hoping will land these check skimmers behind bars. looking very warm today, we do have showers moving through. you may not need the jacket today. perhaps you'll want to consider short sleeves. we're heading for the 70s again. your full forecast is coming up
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you can see -- you can cut that humidity with a knife out there. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. i know you'll all agree with this when you walk out the door
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it's a little humid out there. >> you may break out a little sweat it you're wearing the coat this morning. >> feels good. >> it does feel really good, reminiscent of summer, by the weekend we're turning the clocks back to winter. it is going to be frigid by sunday morning and snow will be falling for some. live outside right now, here we go, 67 degrees. my goodness, the relative humidity is 75%. variable wind of 5 miles per hour. it is important to note that our normal daytime high is just 55 degrees so we are already so far above that. today is another day with 70s for us. we'll be dodging drops through the afternoon hours. as we head into the evening hours we have a better chance for showers and thunderstorms during that evening drive time. as we make our way into the weekend temperatures are dropping off dramatically. by sunday morning we're talking windchills in the teens and 20s.
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and very powerful wind on sunday. gusts could be as high as 40 miles per hour. there's a lot changing in this forecast, but in the meantime we hold on to the warmth. this morning 53 sayville. monk. we've got spotty showers out here what we anticipate for today is more of this. until this evening when kind of the final gasp of the cold front moves through bringing us showers and storms. heaviest rain in ocean county making its way in the northeasterly direction heading towards toms river. bigger picture is this, this is the back end of that cold front. it will be sweeping through throughout the day sparking few more showers. this evening around drive time storms become more possible, maybe even a severe thunderstorm. it's not looking highly likely if they do happen damaging wind are the most likely scenario. warm showers for today, that cold front pushes through.
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what's going to happen is we do still have chance for showers tomorrow. it will be cooler in the 50s. not cold yet, but not the perfect start to your weekend with that chance for drops. overnight saturday into sunday quick moving area of low pressure to the north bringing a little butt of light snow -- little bit of light snow with those bitterly cold windchills. today 74 on and off showers, with a chance for thunderstorms. tonight we're going to bottom out at 52. tomorrow 59, again, chance for showers. 45 on sunday, morning snow giving way to afternoon sun. very windy on sunday, and then as we make our way into monday it is 46 degrees. time now for a check on your time saver traffic with kyla grogan. thank you so much. good morning everyone. we've got some construction going on. we start in kearney where we have one lane blocked in both
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we have closures due to cleanup from wednesday's fire. subway issues today service is suspended on 1 trains between dyckman and 96th street due to track maintenance. you can use the a or c trains or the m3 bus as your alternate. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. chris over to you. thank you. the search is on this morning for three women police say dined and then dashed. surveillance cameras captured the women walking into the susie buffet on easter sunday effort the owner says after finishing their meal one of the women left to prepare the getaway car. the other two walked out without paying the full check is bolted for the car. the waitress chased them but they got away. >> times are tough. it's tough all over. we have our own expenses to meet, and it's insulting when somebody comes in and they think they can do this to us. >> the owner says the full bill was $77 but that the women only left 25. a robber with johnson
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the not for profit finalized the merger yesterday. the two systems will know -- in albany state lawmakers wrapped up a deal to place video slot games. it's a victory for nassau county. residents who opposed slot machines at belmont. others are upset about the loss in jobs. >> dominick shook hands with a local lawmaker. in the belmont park grand stands. >> a lot of traffic in the community, a lot of trouble for the police and we don't have that kind of police force to take care of all the people that be coming back and forth. >> in west bury, plain view and union dale angry residents chased the casino away. when nassau otb said it would
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belmont, county legislator led the local protest. he supports the switch to audiocassette we duct. >> this is a victory for nassau county, the issue has been settled. i'm very happy. this is a victory for the community. >> under the new deal, aque duct would add a thousand video slots to its existing casino. from the extra gambling rev, aque duct would send nassau county $43 million. the county would then receive $25 million every year afterward. locals counting on a casino at belmont to bring in jobs bitterly point out the depressed community of elmont is once again left with nothing. >> very bad. the jobs is not here so what happens to the community. >> b blames county executive mangano from stepping away from the casino. a spokesman tells cbs2 this is a good reds legal conclusion providing otb, the county and the state with a reoccurring
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governor andrew cuomo is expected to sign off on the deal. >> the deal is included in the new state budget which is expected to be formally approved today. a michigan dad says a health crisis kept him from wedding. he did the next best thing. >> we realized if we had wi-fi and we had an ipad and we had it here too that we could go back and forth and really make it interactive. >> that's mike jenkins face timing his daughter at her wedding in london after getting heart surgery this week. employees in lansing set him up with high-tech help so he could celebrate. he says he enjoyed the experience and of course shed some happy tears as only he could. >> it looked like they were maybe celebrating with cake too. >> the mystery object found on a staten island beach, what is it. >> check out the latest movie theater experience bringing you inside the film like never before.
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welcome back to cbs2 news this morning on this friday. how about that, temperatures in the 60s. it feels nice when you walk out the door, but uh-oh. things are changing. >> hello, that is a big cooldown and the potential for snow.
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on and off showers, storms most likely this evening. wind will be out of the south southwest at 10 to 20. tomorrow gets cooler. 59 degrees we have a chance for showers overnight saturday into sunday, a little system moves on through bringing us a chance for snow. trace for many from the city, points northeast and west, however, up to 2 inches well north and west of the city. it will be incredibly windy on sunday feeling likely the 20s and teens early because we do have this happening. there is a high wind watch in effect late saturday night into sunday morning, gusts could be as high as 60 miles per hour. kyla grogan is in for alex denis with your time saver traffic. we have a little construction slowing us down in spots. not too bad. let's start in kearney where we have one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. dekalb avenue remains closed between bushwick.
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schedule on metro north, looking good on path trains, new jersey transit and long island railroad. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. thanks. the rangers miss an opportunity to clinch a playoff spot. and king james has his way with the nets. >> the only game in town tonight, the nets host the knicks in the last meeting of the two this season. nets in cleveland last night, brook lopez, holland jefferson got arrested. no one was stopping lebron 14 at the break. it was more of the same in the second half, who's going to no one. bron had 24. rangers lead the hurricanes 3-# in the third until carolina scored a couple goals in a 5
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islanders blow a 3-1 lead i'm otis livingston. for the average movie goer 3d movie bring the films into the audience, now a handful of theaters are offering 4d. >> these include moving sets. they include some smells. hena daniels got a firsthand look. >> car chase scenes get an added dimension in 4dx. the audience moves with the movie. >> you feel like you're immersed entirely in the film. >> i got to experience it while watching batman versus superman, 4 t-bones a 3d movie on the screen with special effects in the theater. the seats vibrate and roll in every direction. giant fans create wind busts. when it rains in the movie, the audience is hit with water. >> the water had me covering myself. >> there are even smells like
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4dx is popular in asia. now regal cinemas is expanding in new york. it just opened in two new york theaters and another near chicago. >> how much does it cost to recon figure a movie theater? >> the technology is pretty expensive. it's about a million and a half dollars to retro fit one auditorium. >> a 4d ticket costs about $8 more than regular 3d but audience members we talked to said it's worth it. >> i've seen movies in 3d. i've seen movies in imax and so forth. i've never felt like i was right next to batman, like right next to superman. >> regal wants to eventually move had dx into more large cities. there's no timetable yet. hena daniels for cbs news new york have hena looked really comfortable. i just don't know, do i want to get wet. do i want to smell burnt rubber
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it's a new experience and i think people are really liking it. >> a new jersey woman's suv inside. plus this. >> more elevated levels of lead in school drinking water in newark. we'll explain coming up in a live report. >> a new budget deal in new york state means a big raise for minimum wage workers. i'll explain coming up in a live report. >> and preparing your yard for spring. how to get your home garden ready for the warmer weather.
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continues right after this. live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. it is just about 5:30 right now, 67 degrees on this friday, april 1st from 70 degrees to potential snow, a dramatic change in the forecast coming this weekend. we have traffic and weather opt 2's coming your way in just a moment. a hip mum wage of 15 -- minimum wage of $15 an hour could soon be a reality for new york workers. >> alarming new test results about the lead levels in newark public schools. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. we begin with those water worries growing in newark public schools. >> new testing shows high
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janelle burrell live in newark with new information for you this morning. >> reporter: chris, as part of this round of testing, every single source of water in these schools that were tested were tested for elevated levels of lead, and they found it once again, including at this charter school here behind us where drinking water fountains had lead levels ten times the acceptable level. >> the testing took 324 water samples, a sample from every single water source in all eight nontraditional facilities within the newark public school district for this phase of testing. a quarter of those samples came back with elevated levels of lead. 16 of them were from drinking water sources. 10 of those drinking water sources were from this building that houses the newark legacy charter school. the epa's acceptable level of lead is 15 parts per billion.
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levels were more than 10 times that. the school district began offering free blood tests to 17,000 students who attend class in the initial 30 schools that had elevated lead results. >> we're not forcing people to get lead testing, right, so we don't even know how many parents are going to come forward. >> younger children are most at risk. the mayor says the water supply is fine but old pipes in the aging buildings are to blame for the spike in lead levels. >> reporter: and newark's mayor went on to say that this is a problem that's very difficult for them to handle on their own, and he's calling for outside support. he estimates that it will cost more than a billion dollars to repair the city's crumbling infrastructure. reporting live this morning from newark, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thanks. time now is 5:32. tame for traffic and weather on the 2's. vanessa's in for john this morning, 67 degrees already. >> i know, it's wonderful.
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are showers out there, it's not a blanket of rain. we'll be able to get out and enjoy a little bit of the warmth. >> warm water hitting you. >> don't guarantee that. it's also pretty high in the sky. it might feel a little killly once that rain drop hits you in the head. nonetheless, it is going to be very mild again today into the 70s. we're talking highs 20s degrees above normal. cloudy and 66 in central park right now, variable winds at 5, relative humidity at 75%. here's look at the vortex satellite and radar picture. a few spotty showers moving through, ocean county getting the strongest shower right now. bigger picture shows what's happening to the west. that is what we anticipate later on today closer to the drive time is a better bet for showers and thunderstorms. can't rule out a stray shower throughout the day. we'll warm to 74 degrees by 2 this afternoon, and just as yesterday was breezy, it will be breezy again today. and then the warmth, it's coming to an end i'll have details on that in your full forecast. >> enjoy it while you can. >> vanessa, thank you.
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want to curse it by saying that. let's get ahead of a little construction that's out there. in kearney we have construction blocking one lane in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. in brooklyn dekalb avenue remains closed between bushwick and woodward avenues dough to a cleanup from that big fire wednesday. we are going to take a lock outside and take a look at the lincoln tunnel. moving well, no delays at all three hudson river crossings. let's keep it that way folks. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. thank you. a push for higher minimum wage once lead to protests on manhattan streets. >> now it's produced an agreement between the governor and lawmakers. andrea grymes joins us live from midtown with all the details. >> reporter: good morning chris and mary. senate republicans say they're praising record high level of school funding, middle income tax cuts and infrastructure spending.
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as you mentioned that huge minimum wage increase from $9 to $15 an hour. >> late last night, the new york state legislature and governor cuomo reached deal on the state budget with just hours before today's deadline. >> the budget is designed to stimulate the economy and raise the minimum wage. >> the governor says a new $15 an hour minimum wage will bring fairness and decency to 2.3 million workers. it's something many have been rallying and fighting for, but it will be phased in gradually at different rates throughout the state. >> what we've designed is a calibration mechanism that can be adjusted in the future when you know what the economy is doing in the future. >> in new york city, it will be $15 an hour in three years. four years if the business has fewer than ten employees. in long island and westchester
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six years. the rest of new york state 5 years to 12.50 an hour, then indexed to 15. which means the state will determine an appropriate timetable. the budget deal also includes 12 weeks of paid family leave. what cuomo calls the longest period in the country funded by employee contributions. while many workers praised the dell the business council of new york state does not saying of the minimum wage "this increase is still too much for many businesses. the last thing employers need is higher state imposed costs. we are further discouraged that the budget deal includes the most expansive paid family leave law in the nation. >> reporter: the business council went on to say that the paid family leave law was growed to while leaving out "meaningful business cost reductions like targeted business tax cuts. reporting live this morning in midtown andrea grymes cbs2 news. >> andrea, thank you, and new
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city's 9-1-1 system, city officials say the ems computer dispatch system went down for nearly 20 minutes yesterday afternoon. ems operators were forced to grab a pen paper, take down the information and dispatch ambulances. no 9-1-1 calls were missed during the outage. the city adopted a new dispatching system three years ago. since then the software has experienced sporadic shutdowns. a police chase end after an innocent man gets caught in the middle. >> ambulances raced to the scene of the police involved crash on summit avenue in hackensack. the violent impact clearly visible where the patrol car slammed into the driver side door of this gray four-door sedan. >> i was in my house working and i heard a crash. >> neighbor latia wall was one of the first people on the scene. >> i just heard that the cop was speeding to another incident and ran into the car
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to the hospital including at least one hackensack police officer and the driver of the silver sedan was badly injured. >> the person was still in the car, and they were doing everything they can, i guess working on them and i knew early on that it wasn't good. it's really disheartening, you know. >> the civilian in the civilian vehicle the one most seriously injured you think? >> yeah, yeah, i don't know what happened to the police officer but i think on both parts, you know, the cops they're just trying to do their jobs, and you know, do what they do, and it's an unfortunate situation. >> prosecutors say the motorcycle driver kept going and later crashed into another car in maywood. 31-year-old salvador deangeles is facing numerous charges. nassau county police are investigating the death of a newborn girl whose body was found in a backyard in glen head.
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walnut street after a call ant a woman who needed medical assistance. police went back to the house, discovered the baby. an autopsy will be conducted to determine if the child was born alive or stillborn. a virginia state trooper has died after being shot at a bus station. police say the suspect had a brief conversation with 37-year- old trooper chad dermyer before shooting him several times at close range. it happened yesterday afternoon at a greyhound station in richmond. two other troopers on the scene returned fire killing the suspect. two women at the station were also hurt but are expected to be okay. happening today, a court hearing in lower manhattan for the man charged in the murder of an nypd officer in east harlem. prosecutors say 31-year-old tyrone howard was running from a shooting when detective randolph holder spotted him near a foot bridge and chased him. that's when howard shot holder in the head. he faces life in prison.
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department is investigating an accident involving a falling pane of glass in manhattan. the glass panel fell from the double tree hotel at 51st street and lexington avenue yesterday afternoon. it dropped about 30 feet hitting someone on the sidewalk. thankfully that person had just minor injuries. the time is now 5:39. still ahead, a mysterious metal object found on a local beach and it has many people asking what it is. >> plus up in flames at the auto show, a porsche catches fire, and it's all caught on camera. plus this. >> that's the only thing i had left of my mother. >> and a new jersey woman pleads for help after her suv is stolen with her mother's ashes inside. >> and don't forget, you can connect with us during the show, and all morning long we post an update to facebook and
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yesterday's fire at the new york auto show. the this 911 turbo went up in flames. workers rushed over with fire extinguishers. no one was hurt, but you can't say the same about that porsche 911. goodness. 5:42. how about we get to traffic and weather on the 2's. >> hate to see that. a good looking car, it was at least. >> hello everybody. it is a very warm morning. it's going to be a warm day, and then things change big time for your weekend. so first off this morning, let's check in with our weather watchers, see what the numbers are around the region. temperatures for most of us are starting off in the 60s this morning, 50s along the coast, though, where those winds are out of the south. the air cools down a bit. 65 in red hook, 59 in rock hill, new york, 65 in greenwood lake, and let's see, cooler, the cool spot i think is long beach. brian bartow. where we have winds in off the water it will be cooler today than elsewhere.
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to warm into the low and mid- 70s out there. let's take a live outside, show you what's happening across the city skyline. the clouds are thick this morning, 66 degrees the relative humidity, 75%. your pollen report looks like this, predominant pollens, juniper and maple. today with the rain around, we're in the low range, 5.2. tomorrow sunday monday, those numbers continue to climb. i am hoping this on monday with some rain around maybe a little snow, those numbers will come down, but generally for pollen sufferers, allergy sufferers it's not locking good beyond today. temperature trend is this, for today we'll hit 74 degrees, and nearly 20 degrees above normal. tomorrow more seasonable at 59. sunday a high of 45. the winds will be gusting as high as 55 miles per hour on sunday. it is going to feel like the 20s and 30s during peak heating of the day.
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teens, 20s. on the vortex satellite and radar we have a cold front pushing through. some showers throughout the day today, better bet for a thunderstorm is during that evening drive. for today warm showers in the forecast, breezy still. then tomorrow cooler air starts to make its way in. you know what, we're not done with the wet weather. there is still a chance for showers tomorrow, overnight saturday into sunday. did you see that low dip on through. you see the snowflakes. we anticipate especially for the city points north, the possibility of snow overnight saturday into sunday. a trace to maybe as much as 2 inches well north and west of the city. so get much colder as we make our way into the weekend. today 74 degrees, on and off showers, a chance for thunderstorms. for your day tomorrow, 59 degrees. we're going to see a chance for showers still. sunday 45. as i mentioned, feeling like the 20s and 30s, another chance for a little snow rain mix monday into tuesday. it is now time to get a check on those roadways with kyla grogan.
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quite as dramatic there with our traffic. we do have a little trouble to tell you about. in newark we have an overturned box truck that has one lane blocked on route 78. that is eastbound at exit 58. in kearney construction has one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. no major delays because of this so far this morning. and in brooklyn dekalb avenue remains closed between bushwick and woodward avenues due to cleanup from wednesday's fire. let's take a look at mass transit where we've got good news, everything on or close to schedule on metro north, path trains looking good, new jersey transit and long island railroad doing just fine. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. coy la thank you. in money watch the jobs report for march comes out this morning. >> and a new clothing line from a music super star. >> good morning chris and mary. it's the first day of the month and the first day of a new financial quarter. the markets have slowly been rebounding after the worst
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the dow is in positive territory for the year. it did fall 31 points yesterday. the nasdaq rose slightly. before the bell the labor department will release the jobs report for march. economists expect the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9%. that is an eight-year low. $10 billion that is how much money drivers have saved at the gas pump so far this year compared to last year. aaa says americans paid the lowest gas prices in 12 years during the first three months of 2016. and beyonce's launching new active wear and leisure clothing line called ivy park. it features crop tops, sweatshirts, leggings, even sports bras. the line goes on sale april 14th at top shop, nordstrom and other stores. if only it could make us look like beyonce. >> need one of those permanent fans beyonce always has blowing in her face. >> and the perfect sun hitting you at the right time.
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smoking restrictions in sate park. a smokers right groups argued that park officials exceeded their authority in implementing the ban. the rules include a complete smoking ban at seven parks in new york city. an nypd lieutenant who oversaw the arrest of a postal worker has been stripped of his gun and badge. letter carrier was on the job in crown height when is he got into a traffic dispute with the lieutenant and three other plain clothes officers. grace was charged with disorderly conduct. the lieutenant has been placed on modified duty. police commissioner bill bratton said he's very concerned with the performance of the officers involved. a new jersey woman seceshes reliving the pain of losing her mom after her mother's ashes were stolen. when her mother died in 2013 her remains were cremated. the ashes were placed in her jeep cherokee. overnight sunday the jeep was
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>> i miss my mom a lot. the pain is still there. that's my mother, that's the only thing i have left of my mother. >> she says she put the ashes in her suv to keep them away from her children. police say walker did not mention the ashes in her police report. up next, spring gardening, how to repair your yard from damage caused during the winter. plus this. >> i thought it dropped down from the sky and it was a meteor. >> so many theories about the mysterious metal object found on a staten island beach, so what is this. >> but forest the cbs2 morning scores, carolina peats the rangers, 4-3. the islanders get a win over the blue jackets and
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o0 iggy azalea released new music video. it's the debut track off her new album. police are trying to figure out just what a pair of springtime strollers found on a staten island beach. two residents were walking when they came upon this, a large metal half sphere rusted out object sitting in the sand. >> i said what the hell is this. >> and i still want to know what it is. >> honestly i thought it dropped down from the sky and it was a meteor. >> i thought it was a bomb. >> some thought it resembled the rusted out remains of a
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kind of looked like it. park police have ruled that out and they've removed it. so far they haven't been able to identify exactly what it is. >> thought it was a meteor. >> thought it was a bomb. thought it was this, looked like a big hat. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. vanessa murdock with your forecast. >> it is going to be a warm one today, 74 degrees, on and off showers. this evening during your drive home. that is the best bet for thunderstorm activity. we could have some denialing wind, maybe a -- damaging wind, maybe a severe storm. breezy today with wind out of the south southwest at 10 to 20. overnight 52 degrees, very mild, again, maybe a shower on the early side. for your saturday getting cooler. a high of 59 tomorrow, and we can't rule out showers again, especially south and east of the city. now fast forward to sunday morning because the temperatures keep dropping and the winds will be cranking by then. these are the numbers you will be waking up to sunday morning.
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5 to 20 well north and west of the city. 20 to 25 for the rest of us, and we are also anticipating snow overnight saturday into sunday for basically areas north of the city. so a trace to 2 inches of snow possible as we make our way through the weekend. time for a check on your roadways with kyla grogan. okay. we are starting to heat up on the roads. unfortunately we have in newark an overturned box truck that is blocking the offramp from route 78 eastbound to exit 58. in kearney we've got construction that has one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge, but no delays with that right now. and in queens as we take a look, an accident blocking one lane on the westbound l.i.e. that's at wood haven boulevard and that is causing delays become to the cross island express. dekalb island remains closed due to crime sceneup from wednesday's fire. alternate side -- due to cleanup from wednesday's fire. autism rates may be
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a study released by the cdc shows 1 in 68 school abled children are on the autism spectrum. it could reflect better diagnosis of the condition. about a decade ago the autism rate was said to be about 1 in 150. >> the take home from this data is saying now we have yet one more estimate suggesting this is a really common neurodevelopmental disorder. >> the cdc says timely addition remains an issue. fewer than half the autistic kids get identified by the time they are 3 years old. we are in for a cold snap. if you have garden, it's time to get it ready for the warmer weather. >> want to exercise your green thumb, start by inspecting trees and bushes, even patches of lawns for traces of old man winter. the next thing to do get ahead of the weeds. >> the best thing to do is get down that weed control now. with the temperatures blooming,
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when the weeds start to germinate. >> mulch helps plants retain moisture and help roots cool in the summer. >> pile mull issue around the trees to help them retain moisture and a little bit of weed suppression. the goal is a nice thin layer, an inch to 2 thick and try and spread it evenly and nicely. >> make sure plant beds don't have leaves and other debris and prune branches on perennials like rose branches. >> once you take it out pot spread the roots out a little so the roots can grow quicklies not stay in that pot shape they tend to be in. >> it's also a good time to tune up the irrigation system and the outdoor lighting for springtime and summer events. >> so they add this. if you planted early experts say be prepared to cover your plants when the temperatures drop. vanessa knows all about this. >> it is happening soon, this weekend big changes on the way. >> i already took the burlap
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now i've got to put them back on. >> snow right? >> not for everybody, and just a little bit. >> not for me maybe. >> depends where you live. >> we are starting to heat up on the roads, a few accidents to tell everybody about. i'll get you around it. >> i didn't realize you had such a green thumb. good to see you out there gardening. >> time is now 5:57. a new york budget deal this promises a higher pay for minimum wage workers. not everyone supports it. >> the new discovery about lead levels in the water at newark public schools. >> and can you put a price on history. the controversy behind the sale
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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. it is 6:00, 67 degrees for this friday, april 1st. but the forecast is no april fools joke. we're going from 70-degree temperatures to possible snow during the weekend. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. traffic and weather on the 2's coming your way in just a moment. first here's your morning news to go.
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again makes new york state the progressive leader. >> the new york state legislature and governor cuomo have reached a budget deal just in time for the deadline. the deal includes a minimum wage park of $15 an hour. some say businesses will not be able handle it. we'll hear from both sides in live report. >> high levels of lead have been found in the water at more newark schools. we'll break down the new results in a live report. >> a dramatic scene in butler new jersey, police opened fire on a man after they say he pointed a gun at them. the witnesses say the suspect has a criminal history. the details on this developing story still ahead. >> in may, june, july, august september happen, mosquitoes going to start to thrive and we're going to be in trouble with regard to zika. >> concerns about the zika virus coming to the tri-state area. new york state health officials are heading to a federal zika summit in atlanta. how serious is the concern,
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>> getting personal gain on such an event is selfish. >> the potential sale of a mike piazza jersey is not sitting well with fans. we'll tell you what makes this jersey so special. >> and democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders has a little fun on the late show with stephen colbert. it wasn't all fun and games on the campaign trail. the candid comment. >> and traffic and weather on the 2's. let's bring in vanessa murdock. >> the temperature has dropped off by a few degrees. now we're at 64 out there. normal high today in the mid- 50s. so well above seasonable as we make our way through the day. cloudy skies at present, south wind at 6. relative humidity is at 75 percent. there are some scattered showers across the region, but it's not widespread at this point in time. what you can anticipate is little drops of rain here and
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it is this evening as you make your drive home that we're going to consider the main event, the best chance for showers and thunderstorms. and we could have some severe weather, maybe some damaging wind. it is not looking highly likely. as we roll through the day anticipate warming into the mid- 70s for most. it will be cooler by the coast. we do expect breezy conditions again today. coming up we'll talk a big dropoff in temperature. right now it's time to get a check on those roadways. thank you vanessa. we're getting a little busy opt roads. in newark we have an overturned box truck blocking the offramp from route 78 eastbound to exit 58. then we head to kearney where we have construction. that has one leg blocked in both directions that. is on wittpenn bridge. no major delays. and then in queens we have an accident, this one is blocking one lane on the westbound l.i.e., and that is at wood
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expressway. dekalb avenue remains closed between bushwick and woodward avenues due to cleanup from that big fire on wednesday. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thank you. just ahead of today's deadline, agreement. >> it includes a big hike in the minimum wage following a protests in the city. andrea grymes joins us live from midtown with details. and mary. this won't happen immediately. it will happen gradually over the next several years. new york state's minimum wage will go up from $9 an hour to $15 an hour. many business owners are concerned but the governor believes this will help stimulate the economy since workers will be spending that extra money. >> late last night the new york state legislature and governor cuomo reached a deal on the state budget with just hours before today's deadline. >> the budget is designed to stimulate the economy and raise
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>> the governor says a new $15 an hour minimum wage will bring fairness and decency to 2.3 million workers. it's something many have been rallying and fighting for, but it will be phased in gradually at different rates throughout the state. >> what we've designed is a calibration mechanism that can be adjusted in the future when you know what the economy is doing in the future. >> in new york city it will be $15 an hour in three years, four years if the business has fewer than ten employees. in long island in westchester minimum wage will get to $15 in six years. the rest of new york state five years to 12.50 an hour then indexed to 15 which means the state will then determine an appropriate timetable. the budget deal includes 12 weeks of paid family leave, what cuomo calls the longest period in the country funded by
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deal the business council of new york state does not saying of the minimum wage "this increase is still too much for many businesses. the last thing employers need is higher state imposed costs. we are further discouraged that the budget deal includes the most expansive paid family leave law in the nation. >> reporter: the business council went on to say that paid family leave law was -- like targeted small business tax cuts. reporting live in midtown andrea grymes cbs2 news. police in butler new jersey opened fire on a man after they say he pointed a gun at them. it happened outside a hem on west bellevue avenue near boonton avenue. the 23-year-old who aledly pointed the gun -- allegedly pointed the gun has a history of breaking into homes. >> i went to high school with him. he was a good kid growing up,
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several times. several times. no word on his condition. no comment from the butler police department. new information on awoman's claim she was slashed in the face in lower manhattan. police say she's now admitted it was all a lie. the 20-year-old claimed a man called her a terrorist and slashed her. police say the wound was self- inflicted. the woman is now at bellevue hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. new information on the lead contamination crisis in newark public schools. >> testing shows high led levels in more school buildings. janelle burrell live in newark with more. >> reporter: hi there chris. some of these results may be alarming for parents. hundreds of samples were tested during this round of testing here in newark, and quite a number of them from drinking water fountains including this charter school here in newark came back with dangerous levels of lead. >> the testing took 324 water samples, a sample from every single water source in all eight nontraditional facilities within the newark public school district for this phase of testing. a quarter of those samples came back with elevated levels of lead. 16 of them were from drinking water sources. ten of those drinking water sources were from this building that houses the newark legacy charter school. the epa's acceptable level of lead in water is 15 parts per billion, and some of the samples from water fountains the lead levels were more than ten times that. the school district began offering free blood tests to 17,000 students who attend class in the initial 30 schools that had elevated lead results. >> we're not forcing people to get lead testing, right, so we don't even know how many parents are going to come forward and say this is what they want to do. >> younger children are most at risk. the mayor says the water supply is fine but old pipes in the aging buildings are to blame
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>> now earlier this week the mayor of newark said this is a problem they cannot solve on their own. they're calling for outside help to assist them. he says he estimates that it will cost at least $1 billion to help fix and repair the city's abling infrastructure. reporting live this morning from newark, janelle burrell news cbs2. thank you. the time is now 8 minutes after 6. coming up, a health alert the zika virus could be coming to the tri-state area. plus this. >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about me. >> plus find out what sparked this reaction from hillary clinton. >> then let's go to vegas and host the acm awards together. >> why not. the bags are packed and ready to go. we'll hear from this year's hosts of the academy country music awards seen right here on cbs2. >> today's notes, here's the deal, we've got spotty showers out there right now, and we'll be dealing with on and off showers throughout the day. there is chance for thunderstorms as well.
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home this evening. warm out there in the 70s. it does not stay this way.
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forecast. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. vanessa, here comes the change. >> big changes on the way. we hold on to 70s for one more day. lets check in with our weather
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across the region. we've got temperatures in the 60s to start off this morning. it is quite impressive out there. 66 degrees, this reading from andy dunburg in little falls. winds are on the calm side. it is going to be breezy today. let's take you live outside, show you what's happening, pretty live picture out there, cloudy and 64 degrees. we've got south wind at 6, relative humidity at 75%. as for the temperature range, 50 in the hamptons, 68 in edson, visibilities are down, specially east of the city. what's going to happen today, showers, maybe some thunderstorms, best bet for that is during that drive home this evening. then as we make our way beyond, cooler air will be plunging on in, and we're talking about the potential for snow this weekend. so hour by hour here we go with your forecast. for today showers, maybe a storm, keep the umbrella handy. best bet for showers and storms will be this evening as you
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then look what happens. tomorrow another chance for some more wet weather. it will be cooler tomorrow in the 50s. then, the big dropoff saturday night into sunday, see what's happening to the north and west. we've got colder air plunging on in. we're talking windchills in the teens and 20s. we're talking the potential for some snow overnight saturday into early sunday. as far as accumulations, maybe a trace to 2 inches, so this could not be a big deal, but it will be such a drastic change that it's a big talker and a little interesting. people have been asking is this an april fools joke and the answer is absolutely not. this is for real, folks. showers today, thunderstorms, 70s giving way to 40s and snow for sunday. for today here's the deal, 74 degrees, showers, maybe some
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not going to be the best start to your weekend. we haven't quite gotten that deep chill in place yet. it is overnight saturday into sunday. temperatures plummet. we're going start off in the teens and 20s for chills. by afternoon a high of 45, feeling like the 30s and 20s. with that that early morning snow, then monday into tuesday, we are tracking another potential for some rain giving way to a little more snow. so quite big changes in the forecast. it is now time for a check on your time saver traffic with kyla grogan. >> thank you so much. we are getting busy on the roads. let's head to newark where we have an overturned box truck blocking the offramp from route 78 eastbound to exit 58, also in kearney we have some construction that has one lane blocked in both directions with the wittpenn bridge. no major delays. in queens an accident is blocking one lane on the westbound l.i.e. this one is at woodhaven boulevard causing delays back to the cross island expressway.
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avenue remains closed between bushwick and woodward avenues due to the cleanup from that big fire on wednesday. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. chris over to you. thank you. happening today new york state health officials are set to attend a zika summit at cdc headquarters in atlanta. there's growing concern that sets which carry the zika virus could end in new york city. initially concentrated in the south the cdc shows them reaching as far as san francisco and new york city. city officials are ramping up case. >> we're going to be doing more larva sitings specifically in areas we know this mosquito can breed. >> when may, june, july, august hapsets are going to start to thrive and we're going to be in trouble. >> the national institutes of health working on half a dozen potential vaccines. campaign 2016, hillary clinton holds a fundraiser in tenafly new jersey today.
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presidential candidates in new york looking for support in the primary. lou young has the story. >> dueling democrats and a suddenly significant new york primary. front runner hillary clinton seems to be feeling the burn as she lashes out at bernie sanders people. >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about me. i'm sick of it. >> sanders is pressing hard rallying his troops in the south bronx thursday night blasting clinton for her quarter million dollars speaking fees to private wall street groups. >> it must be a brilliant speech. it must be an earth shattering speech written in shakespearean prose. >> a new quinnipiac poll shows clinton leading sanders 54% to 42. she charged his perceived
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university campus in west herrer county. sappedders protestors interrupted the event before they were escorted out. she told the crowd sanders promised social programs like free college tuition are simply too expensive. >> go and readed fine print. it basically says yeah, it will be free if the governors of america put in about $28 billion. >> sanders told our marsha cramer new taxes will foot the bill. >> our plan imposes a tax on wall street's speculation which raises more than enough money to pay for free tuition in public colleges and universities. two-thirds of the money comes from the federal government. a third comes from the state. >> on the republican side hometown boy donald trump leads his opponents with 56% of the new york gop vote, 20% for ted cruz, 19 for john kasich. the poll was taken before trump's recent comments on abortion and pushing women who'd get one if they were illegal. trump backtracked after he spoke those words tweeting
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party leaders, just had a very nice meeting with reince priebus and the gop, looking forward to bringing the party together and it will happen. kasich lashed out at a news conference blocks from trump tower. >> donald trump is clearly not prepared to be president of the united states. as commander in chief and leader of the free world you don't get doovers. >> voting is still weeks away but you can feel the excitement. this is the first new york state primary that's really mattered in a national election in recent memory. we're in the south bronx, lou young cbs2 news. 6:19. up next, we'll hear from the hosts of this year's academy of country music awards seen right hear on cbs2. >> and is derek jeter coming out of retirement, the story behind this viral photo.
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encourage all the country fans to blame luke. >> the awards will be handed out at the mgm grand garden arena. you can watch the academy of country music awards right here sunday night at 8 p.m. onuses news. at 6:22 how about we get to traffic and weather. starting out in the 60s today. >> starting in the 60s. heading for the 70s. 20 degrees above normal, but there will be some showers occasionally, maybe a thunderstorm, so not a completely stunner of a day but nonetheless really warm out there. best bet for showers and storms, the heavier stuff will be this evening. breezy, southwest winds at 10 to 20. >> tonight an evening shower, mild, 52 degrees. then as we make our way into the weekend it gets a lot cooler. tomorrow much more seasonable, 59. we are looking at more wet weather impacting the forecast overnight saturday into sunday. a fast moving system will bring us a little bit of snow. a trace to 2 inches possible mainly north and west of the
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i do want to say it is going to be frigid sunday morning. windchills in the single- digits, teens and 20s. gusts as high as 50 miles per hour. >> no kidding. >> yes. >> all right. thanks. >> well, traffic is getting busy. so let's talk about what's happening on the roads. unfortunately we have an accident to tell you about. this is in queens blocking one lane on the westbound l.i.e. at woodhaven boulevard. now we have a second accident westbound at the clear view expressway. we've got heavy delays back to lakeville road. then in brooklyn dekalb avenue remains closed between bushwick and woodward avenues due to cleanup from wednesday's fire. in newark an overturned box truck blocking the offramp from 78 eastbound to exit 58. in kearney some construction has one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. the good news there is no major delays because of that one. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thanks so much. the rangers missed an
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spot and king james has his way with the nets. >> otis livingston has the cbs2 morning sports update. >> good morning, the only game in town tonight the nets host the knicks in the last meeting of the two this season. nets in cleveland last night, brook lopez, jefferson got arrested, 14 at the break, 24 at the half. it was more of the same in the second half, and who's going to stop this. no one. bron bron had 24, the cavs win 107-87. rangers lead the hurricanes 3-2 in the third until carolina scored a couple goals in a 5 minute skin, jeff skinner, visitor rask. anders lee is going to bail them out, the islanders beat the blue jackets 4-3 and picked up 2 clutch points. i'm otis livingston. it's all about the yankees. >> if you've seen stepbrothers you may recall this scene with
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>> on the count of 3 name your favorite dinosaur, don't even think about it. just name it. ready? >> velosaraptor. >> two yankees have recreated that scene. they've been getting to know each other on the field. they also compare notes on what else but dinosaurs and added a few lines of their own. >> favorite shortstop of all time. >> derek jeter. >> derek jeter. >> we'll see how the two compliment each other's play when the yankees face the astros on opening day this monday at the stadium. >> it's going to be cold we can tell you that. good acting though. i'll tell you. >> speaking of derek jeter is the former yankees captain headed down under to restart his baseball career. >> -- the news sent fans into a
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until they realized date april fools day. the jeter retired in case you forgot. >> quite the name, the bite. >> with australia being a few hours ahead they were able to. >> one of those things huh. >> more public schools testing positive for high levels of lead. >> new video of a robber seen holding knife to an employee's neck inside a new york city cell phone store. >> also why some people are upset that a special piece of mets memorabilia is hitting the auction block. >> and grab an extra cup of coffee. doctors say it could help prevent certain types of cancer.
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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 this morning. it's 6:30, 64 degrees on this friday april 1st. warm with a chance of showers today, but the weather will be changing drastically this weekend. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. >> also a man killed in a violent wreck involving a police car on a suburban new jersey street, we'll tell you what sparked the deadly chase. >> and the $150 billion budget deal has been reached in new york bringing with it a $15 minimum wane. >> good morning, everyone i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi.
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in new jersey's largest city, taps are turned off after testing shows elevated lead levels. >> janelle burrell live in newark with more for us this morning. >> reporter: good morning to you chris and mary. certainly not the news that parents want to hear this morning. more schools here in newark were tested, and more of them are showing these elevated lead levels in the water including right hear at the newark legacy charterer school. 324 water samples were taken. that's a sample from every single water source in all eight nontraditional facilities in this phase of testing. now a quarter of those samples came back with elevated lead levels. 16 of those samples were from drinking water sources, 10 of those sources were from the newark legacy charter school in some of the water fountains here. the lead levels were more than 10 times above what's accepted by the epa as safe.
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district began offering free blood tests for students in some of the affected schools. >> we're not forcing people to get lead testing. we don't even know how many parents are going to come forward and say this is what they want to do. >> reporter: and that was the mayor addressing those testing that was going on earlier this month, but he said more recently this week that the water supply is fine but old pipes in the aging buildings are to blame for the spike in the lead levels. he says this is a problem that newark cannot solve on its own. he's calling for outside help. he estimates that it would cost more than $1 billion to fix all of the aging infrastructure here in newark that is contributing to these elevated lead levels. reporting live from newark, janelle burrell cbs2. thank you. and now to traffic and weather on the 2's at 6:32. good morning everybody, temperatures very mild. it's reminiscent of summer out
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we are in the 60s for the most part. 64 right now in central park, cloudy skies. we have south wind at 6, relative humidity at 75%. some showers across the region right now, and this will be the general trend for today, showers on and off, maybe a thunderstorm. best bet for that, though, will be toward the evening hours as kind of the last push from this cold front rolls on through. the breakdown looks like this, 66 degrees, mainly cloudy, some showers. 2:00, 74 degrees. that is our high for today, and nearly 20 degrees above normal. showers in the mix, maybe a thunderstorm, and it will be breezy for the duration of the your day. it is now time for a check o'on your time saver traffic with kyla grogan. we do have a few accidents this morning slowing things down. we start in queens where an accident is blocking one lane on the westbound l.i.e. at woodhaven boulevard.
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westbound at the clearview expressway. and in brooklyn dekalb remains closed between bushwick and woodward avenues due to cleanup from wednesday's fire. in newarkoverturned box truck blocking the exit. then we head to kearny where construction has one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. if you're headed to the airport, all is on or close to schedule at jfk, laguardia and newark liberty. a hackensack man gets caught in the middle of a police chase and is killed in a crash with a patrol car. the pursuit started yesterday afternoon in paramus when a motorcyclist sped away during a traffic stop. the an officer responding to the accident slammed into a silver sedan killing the 67- year-old driver. >> the person was still in the car, and they were doing everything they can, i guess working on them trying to
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knew early on that it wasn't good. >> prosecutors say the motorcycle driver kept going and later crashed into another car in maywood. 31-year-old salvador deangeles is facing numerous charges incoming eluding police, reckless driving. >> an agreement between the governor and lawmakers, one feature of a brand new empire state budget, andrea grymes joins us live from midtown with the details on that budget. >> reporter: chris and mary, the state legislature and governor cuomo agreed to this budget late last night, one day before the deadline actually just hours before the deadline, it does include a big minimum wage hike from $9 an hour to $15 an hour. this will not be done immediately, though. it will be gradually phased in every o'the next several years, but of course this is big win for workers who have been rallying recently for higher wages. the governor says in new york
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it will be four years if it's a business with fewer than ten employees. on long island and in westchester wages will reach $15 an hour in six years. this will help stimulate the economy. >> you give a person on a minimum wage a raise, you know what they do with it, they spend it. they don't put it in the bank. they need it. >> reporter: but the business council of new york state is disappointed saying in part "this increase is still too much for many businesses. the last thing employers need is higher state-imposed costs. we are further discouraged that the budget deal includes the most expansive paid family leave law in the nation" and that law which is part of this budget deal extends paid family leave to 12 weeks. the business council says it would have liked to have seen meaningful business cost reductions like targeted small business tax cuts. reporting live in midtown, andrea grymes cbs2 news. thank you.
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police in butler new jersey opened fire on a man after they say he pointed a gun at them. it happened last night outside a home on west bellevue avenue near boonton avenue. witnesses say the 23-year-old who allegedly pointed the gun has a history of breaking into homes. >> i went to high school with him. he was a good kid growing up, and then he had some run-ins with the law, and i guess he just went downhill. >> the accused gunman was shot several times. no word on his condition. no comment from the butler police department. a virginia state trooper has died after being shot at a bus station. police say the suspect had a brief conversation with 37-year- old trooper chad dermyer before shooting him several times at close range. it happened yesterday afternoon at a greyhound station in richmond. two other troopers on the scene returned fire killing the suspect. two women at the station were also hurt but are expected to be okay. new information on a woman's claim that she was slashed in the face yesterday near broadway and rector street in lower manhattan. she's now admitted it was a lie. the 20-year-old woman claimed a
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then slashed her. police say the wound was self- inflicted. also new information on a new jersey explosion that left a man with a severe hand injury. the explosion in guttenburg originally sparked concerns of terrorist bomb making. it turned out to be the result of fireworks. one of the man's hands was reportedly amputated. it happened last night at apartment building on john f. kennedy boulevard. the nypd lieutenant who oversaw the arrest of a postal worker in brooklyn has been stripped of his gun and badge. letter carrier gun graves was on the job when he got into a traffic dispute with a lieutenant and throe other plain clothes officer. graves was charged with disorderly conduct. the lieutenant has been placed on modified duty. the police commissioner is very concerned with the performance of the officers involved. a an armed robbery at a cell phone store, police released this video of the suspect.
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at the metro pcs store. investigators say he threatened the clerk with a knife before taking off with more than 500 dollars in cash and several cell phones. time is now 6:38. coming up, a jersey controversy for mets fans. >> and take a look at this, how a 300-pound utility box landed on car in brooklyn. >> here's a different type of lead problem in the bronx. police looking for a man who poses as a lead inspector and ties up his victims. >> a big deal for tesla, a look
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that has people lining up. take a look at this, things
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york auto show but not in the way organizers wanted. porsche 911 turbo went up in flames. officials say it was an electrical fire put out in a matter of seconds, and thankfully no one was hurt. >> i haven't seen a porsche treated that badly since tom cruise dropped one in the water, risky business. 135,000 people have already plunked down a $1000 deposit to reserve one. the tesla model 3 will sell for about $35,000 at that price it's aimed at turning tesla from a luxury brand into a major mainstream automaker. >> they wait in long lines too. >> yeah. >> really excited about this, 35k. >> yeah. >> could use a convertible today i think right? >> well, if you don't mind a few raindrops. >> windows down. >> just dodge -- >> how about within windows down. >> carry an umbrella. >> it is going to be warm
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today, it is going to be in the 70s. we're in the 60s right now. very warm, just not necessarily bright and beautiful. as we look live outside you see what i mean. we've got cloudy skies, 64, south wind at 6. relative humidity has been on the high side. you can feel it when you step outside. your pollen report, predominant pollen juniper and maple. today on the low side thanks to the rain. tomorrow sunday and monday it goes back to high levels. we're expecting more rain tomorrow. that should help this. we're expecting a little snow early sunday, maybe it will come down again and even monday and tuesday more wet weather. let's hope those numbers start to drop as the weekend progresses. weather headlines, for today, 70s again, showers, maybe a thunderstorm. best bet for thunderstorm activity looks to be later today closer to that drive home. then for your weekend it is cooler and we have rain in the forecast for tomorrow. your sunday will be cold and windy with early snow. how windy, winds could be
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hour. here's the big picture, showers, possibly a thunderstorm today, all associated with this. it's a cold front making its way through. as we make our way into saturday night and sunday, area of low pressure moving in from canada brings us an opportunity for snow. here's a look at your forecast. for today 74 degrees, showers, storms, tomorrow 59. still a lingering chance for wet weather, especially south and east of the city. early sunday bitterly cold windchills, single-digits, teens and 20s. a little bit of snow, maybe a trace to 2 inches well north of the city. then 45 in the afternoon. tracking another chance for showers and snow monday into tuesday. over to you. thank you so much. we do have a few things to work our way around this morning. we start with an accident blocking one lane on the inbound upper level of the ed koch greensboro bridge. that has delays back to queens boulevard. also want to check the hudson river crossings. here at the lincoln tunnel
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at the holland tunnel and gw bridge. in newark an overturned box truck is blocking the off to exit 58. in kearny some construction that has one lane blocked on the wittpenn bridge. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. thank you. a home invasion robber is still at large this morning after tricking his way into a woman's apartment. investigators say the man in this surveillance photo showed up at the door of 28-year-old mare sol martinez's apartment in morris heights. he claimed to be an inspector who wanted to check her bathroom for lead. once inside he tied up martinez and ransacked her apartment. the robbery is a frightening safety reminder. >> i would ask them for identification, which we are always supposed to do, and i would find out the reason they are visiting my home. >> martinez says she's grateful she wasn't hurt and that her children were at school when the robber showed up. it's a miracle no one was hurt today.
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piece of metal landed on a lexus. the owner of the car had parked it along east 64th street. con ed thinks a contractor hit a gas and electrical line. the search is on for three women police say dined and then dashed at a new jersey restaurant. investigators say surveillance cameras captured the women walking into the teaneck sushi buffet. after finishing their meal one of the women left first to prepare the get away car. the other two walked out without paying the full check and bolted for the car. the waitress chased them but they got away. >> times are tough. it's tough all over. we have our own expenses to meet and it's insulting when somebody comes in and they think they can do that to us. >> the owner says the full bill was $77 but that the women only left 25. a debate this morning on the potential sale of a valuable baseball jersey.
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most iconic moment with the mets. >> steve overmyer has the story. >> lopez want it is away. this one has a chance, mike piazza. >> this moment helped new york heal. the jersey he wore stands as a sill boll. the mets sold it. the private collector loaned it back to the team for display and now he's selling it. >> what sufficient a problem with the feeling that the mets let go a piece of memorabilia they should have never let go no matter what the price. >> those opinions on wfan's show started a firestorm of outrage. >> it's really corrupt. >> right? of course. that's why it was a private sale. they don't want anybody to know about it. >> we feel that way simply because of what it meant to all of us for that one moment that mike piazza did in the shadow
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>> mets released a -- they refused to elaborate. the month long online auction will open on monday. it's expected to fetch $50,000 or more making it the most expensive mets jersey ever. >> getting personal gain on such an event is a little selfish. >> he was making an investment and, you know, he wants to make money on his investment. i don't blame him. >> i think new yorkers should be okay with it and they should support this guy. >> sleazy sum it is up. >> sports memorabilia magnet ken gold is hosting this auction. the value of piazza's gear has increased with his election to the hall of fame. >> now the individual is reaching retirement age and he is looking to build a nest egg and he's got three daughters entering college. >> the 9/11 memorial and the baseball hall of fame have contacted the auction house saying they want to display the jersey. the auction starts monday and ends april 30th.
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if he wants to auction it off it's his right. 6:48. still ahead helen mirren reveals to me who she's secretly in love with. >> and a new study find coffee can actually decrease your risk of cancer. >> otis livingston has this morning's update. >> good morning everyone. the rangers blew a third period lead and lose to the hurricanes 4-3. the islanders beat the blue jackets 4-3. meanwhile lebron james scored 24. the cavs burn the nets down 107- 87. tonight the nets will host the
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town. another reason to pour yourself a hot cup of coffee. drinking coffee may decrease your risk of colon cancer. researchers compared data from 5,000 people who had been diagnosed with colorectal cancer against healthy people. the more coffee a person drinks the lower the risk of colon cancer. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. >> hello, good morning everybody. 60s out there for most of us. 50s closer to the coast. we're heading for 74. on and off showers, a chance for thunderstorms. for your weekend cooler tomorrow, 59 with showers windy and getting frigid for sunday. even a little snow early in the day. time for a check now on traffic. >> okay. well, let's talk about what's happening on the roads. we have an accident to talk
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inbound upper level of the ed koch queensboro bridge. then in newark we have an overturned box truck that is blocking the offramp from route 78 eastbound to exit 58. meanwhile in kearny, construction has one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. no major delays here. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. be safe out there everybody. chris and mary back to you. helen mirren,. >> a thriller about the yous of drone technology to battle terrorism. it was different kind of stealth operation i had a chance to ask her about. >> i have to ask you about the kiss you planted on stephen colbert. >> i know. i hope that wasn't sexual harassment. it was sort of. i have been secretly passionately in love with stephen colbert for a long time, and as i walked out, you know, i absolutely didn't plan it, and literally as he said and helen mirren and out i walked and i think i have to kiss him.
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if i don't kiss him now i'll never ever get to kiss him. >> she went on to tell me she loves her husband but colbert falls right under him. she is such a joy to talk to. >> a lot of men would love to that. >> wait until you see this role. she is so versatile, so talented and she told me originally the script was written for a man. when she was cast they didn't change a word. >> what man out there is better than helen mirren. >> gayle king and charlie rose. >> i talked to helen mirren last night. she's terrific in that film. and we're covering damage from tornadoes in the south and all the major news of the day. >> democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is here in studio 57. >> and this a preview of my sunday morning interview with megyn kelly and and how a live stream of little eagles has
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the news is back in the morning. >> i love those little guys. >> thank you. >> time is now 6:54.
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a live look outside on this friday. not going to be a great day out there, temperatures are up, but watch out for that rain. grab that umbrella before you head out this morning, here's what you need to know before you go. newark has turned off taps at eight more public school buildings after new tests showed elevated levels of lead in the water. last month the contamination was found in the water at 30 schools. >> a hearing in lower manhattan today for the man charged in the murder of detective randolph holder in east harlem last year. tyrone howard faces life in prison if convicted. lawmakers and governor cuomo have agreed on a new state budget. it includes a hike in the minimum wage, something advocates and protestors have pushed for. another measure includes a middle class tax cut and 12 weeks of paid family leave. new york state health officials are set to attend a zika summit in atlanta today.
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carry the virus reaching as far as san francisco and new york city. city health department says it's aggressively increasing mosquito surveillance and control. >> let's head over to kyla for a final look at traffic. >> we have a few hurdles to get over traffic-wise. in newark an overturned box truck blocking the offramp from route 78 eastbound to exit 58. then in kearny we have a little construction going on. this has one lane blocked in both directions on the wittpenn bridge. no major delays there. taking live look outside at the lincoln tunnel you can see we are getting busy here. about a 20 minute wait at all three hudson river crossings. >> an accident blocking one lane on the inbound upper level of the ed koch queensboro bridge. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. all right, for the forecast, 74 degrees the high today. it will be breezy. showers maybe a thunderstorm, certainly not an all day washout. over the weekend temperatures start to drop. tomorrow 59 degrees, and there
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especially south and east of the city. overnight saturday into sunday -- frigid air, with a little bit of snow to start off your sunday morning. >> thanks so much. we'll have another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. cbs this morning is next. have a great friday and a great weekend. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, april 1st, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new blast of tornadoes batter the south, and destructive storms are not over yet. >> hillary clinton gets fired up, accusing bernie sanders campaign about lying about her. we will ask sanders to respond here in studio 57. >> fox news anchor megyn kelly

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