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have a great day. live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. good morning, it's 48 degrees on this friday, april 8th. a cooler day but it should stay mostly dry. that's good news, and as for the potential for snow for tomorrow, things are looking a little better than they did
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i guess that's good news. >> better or worse. >> i don't know. >> good morning, i'm dick brennan in for chris. >> traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment. let's get to breaking news, it happened about an hour ago. we are being told one person is being treated for injuries. no word on any possible suspects. we have a crew headed to the scene. we will have much more at the top of the hour. first top cops waking up on desk duty this morning after being implicated in an nypd corruption scandal. >> many more may soon be implicated from this is not a particularly good day for the department. >> a department tainted by an ever-growing crowd of corruption. >> violations of nypd rules and policies. the city conflicts of interest rules and federal criminal laws. >> the fbi probe prompting police commissioner william
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guns and badges of deputy chief michael harrington, executive officer of citywide housing and deputy inspector james grant commanding officer of the 19th precincts reassigning them to desk duty. eric rodriguez, executive officer of the brooklyn south command and deputy chief david colon are also out of active command. >> it's something we must do. >> the investigation also names former chief of department phillip banks and his ties to businessmen jeremy wrightburg and jonah reknige. wiretaps on the businessmen's phones revealed possible influence peddling involving as many as 20 cops. sources say the officers are accused of receiving gifts, super bowl tickets, trips to las vegas and in at least one case a top ranking cop reportedly sold police captain's union cards to help
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>> we're going to go wherever the investigation and the facts and evidence take us. >> the public has an expectation of a high degree of trust and integrity in its police department. traffic and weather on the 2's. john elliott is here with your forecast. >> always great to have you join the fun. let's talk about your friday. got my mets colors on. game looks okay today. maybe a passing shower this morning in the city. 48 some clouds, wind out of the south now shifting. more of a west wind. where there is precipitation it's sufficiently cold for a flake or 2 in sullivan county. that front weakens. high pressure gives way to another low that's going to ride out of the ohio valley tomorrow. hour by hour you're at a nifty 50 by lunchtime. that's it, we're going to be in the low 50s today with that mix of sun and clouds. then we get ready for another
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colder air for your saturday. come on, it's april. doesn't feel like it. it doesn't feel like a saturday yet. it's friday with kyla. >> it is friday, let's get you through it. we have some trouble spots out there. we'll start in the bronx. an accident with a fuel spill has two lanes blocked on the northbound new england thruway at pellam parkway. the northbound henry hudson parkway that is for retaining wall repairs. a few subway issues this morning, due to the police investigation, the 4 and 6 trains are biopsying bleaker street in both directions. thank you. to campaign 2016 and the last schedule change for presidential candidate donald trump. trump will skip a trip to california to campaign in new york today. yesterday four out of the five presidential candidates held events here in the city.
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>> ted cruz sneered at our new york values. >> a new campaign ad from john kasich targets ted cruz for dissing the empire state. after a prepassover visit and a round table discussion with african-american business leaders cruz defended the comment and took a swipe at the republican front runner. >> donald trump has been funding those failed liberal policies and those failed liberal politicians for 40 years. >> it never changes. hey, new york is called new york. >> after a huge rally on long island wednesday night trump had a rare quiet evening but still got a boost when former mayor rudy giuliani said he's voting for the hometown billionaire. kasich had an italian feast. >> he'll have to spend the first 100 days trying to figure out where the bathrooms are. >> fresh off his big win in wisconsin bernie sanders arrived at the cbs blast center for an interview with charlie rose.
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clinton is unqualified to be president? >> well, does secretary clinton believe that i am unqualified to be president? >> why can't you simply say yes? >> all i'm saying is the people are going to attack us if they're going to distort our record as has been the case time and time again, we're going to respond. >> i love new york. >> clinton took five swipes of her metro card to get through a subway turnstile in the bronx on thursday but chose not to question sanders qualifications to be president. >> i don't know why he's saying that, but i will take bernie sanders over donald trump or ted cruz anytime. >> the latest cbs poll shows clinton with a 10 point lead here in her adopted home state. sanders thinks he can pull off an upset. as for trump he has a 30 point lead here in new york but cruz is targeting smaller new york congressional districts where he can pick up delegates without having to pick up a lot of votes.
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convention in cleveland this summer. reporting from the newsroom, brian conybeare. a queens student is facing charges after he threatened a classmate with an unusual knife. a 6-year-old boy was arrested after he brought a dagger to newtown high school in elmhurst. the boy placed the knife against a girl's throat and threatened to slash her. the boy's charged with criminal possession of a weapon, harassment and menacing. a long island baby-sitter is charged with stalking the child she used to care for. >> i'm scott from cbs2 news. charges casey? >> 29-year-old casey evans of ronkonkoma slammed the door on nights. she was all smiles in her mug shot. last month evans tried to sign a 4-year-old boy out of school permission. she's accused of illegally entering the family's home to leave a gift for the boy.
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rail workers on basic safety rules. that order from federal railroad officials following last weekend's deadly crash near philadelphia. a train slammed into a backhoe on the tracks killing two investigators say the workers may not have known the track had been reopened to trains. to the attacks in belgium, prosecutors released new video as they search for information on the man in the hat. he was seen in the brussels attacks. investigators hope he can reveal important details about isis cells in europe. the attacks killed 32 people. the suspect is seen leaving the airport and later in a nearby town. the first delta airlines flight from new york to the newly reopened brussels airport has arrived in the belgium capital. passengers boarded flight 42 at kennedy airport for an 8:33 departure last night. it arrived about 90 minutes ago. along with the travelers, the
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origami heights that will be delivered to a public memorial. funding to help immigrants and others in new york city learn english, they want mayor de blasio to set aside $16 million in the upcoming budget for adult literacy classes. new york mets pitcher jacob degrom could miss today's home opener. he has a really good excuse. >> degrom's wife is in florida expecting their first child, a boy. degrom will stay with the team until she goes into labor. even if it happens during the game he will leave immediately. whenever he's born. we're looking forward to getting back here and playing in front of our home fans and i'm expecting a baby boy so time. >> now if the baby can wait, today will be degrom's second opener. >> pretty exciting news there.
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the baby to wait, but on the other hand what's another day. it's now 4:39. still to come, lady gaga and vice president biden with a heartfelt message to college students. >> also this morning, done deal. we'll tell you what the measure passed by the city council means for the costume characters in time square. >> it looks like he's starting to play some game where he's trying to throw things alt people. >> we've seen a lot of car chases but this one takes the cake. wait until you see how it ended. >> whoa, no comment. all right, my weather comment to you. it's going to be cooler. should be fine for the mets today. just a little gray and cool and then to the weekend. we'll talk about it.
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>> exciting. >> we're hoping to hear all the music this morning. 4:42 in the morning, a live look outside. cbs2 news continues. traffic and weather on the 2's. cheep trick fan, not easy to say. >> not this early. >> no. >> and mike on camera, too. some really wicked air guitar. i mean that was exciting to watch. it's not even 5:00 in the morning, and we're ready to go. hey, i tell you what, we've got some cool temperatures, 40s, 40s, 40s, and the low 40s. mid-40s too. happy birthday dana. 26 looking good. now north shore 46, 47 through this is -- what we need today, some hot cocoa for the mets. i think the game will be fine. we could see a little spritz this morning, and then things
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daniel reminding us that today is zoo lovers' day. a little cold for that today. daniel also sending in a great rainbow shot from yesterday. i sure appreciate that and i love the silhouette shot here from charlie. remember, when you take pictures silhouettes and foreground can really help tell the picture in the background as well. in the city right now we are looking at clouds overhead. we are going to see some clouds today more than we saw mid- week, not as many as we saw yesterday. that give and take continues. wind out of the west 8 to 17, a shifting wind ushers in cooler air. 41 in sparta, 34 in monticello. turn that around, you have 43 in the hamptons. itst cooler than it was this time yesterday, a little more pronounced for the jersey shore. in the city 50 at lunchtime, 51 your high. back below normal again. that's the trend right through the weekend. 48 tonight. right now a flurry or two into parts of sullivan county, basically we're dry today, a
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and then clouds this afternoon. let's work on the futurecast into the game time. that's when we see clouds in the area, and numbers in the upper 40s. low 50s for highs, and then tell you what, it's saturday afternoon. it starts as a cold rain, and then watch this line try to pivot through. we are going to see maybe a coating to an inch. the hudson valley and a good part of connecticut is spared. this system seems to be pulling to the south, which is good news. behind it, though very cold air saturday night into sunday. 51 your high today, slight chance of a shower. west wind predominantly a drier wind so lower dew points and then that messy saturday gives way to a cold sunday closer to normal and above normal first part of next week. let's get you on your way. kyla's in for alex. we do have a few things to get you around this morning. we start in the bronx. we have an accident with a fuel spill. it's got two lanes blocked on the northbound new england
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your best bet is to stick with the hutch as your alternate. two lanes remain blocked on the northbound henry hudson parkway at 125th street because of those retaining wall repairs. a few subway issues this morning. due to a police investigation, 4 and 6 trains are bypassing bleaker street in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. kyla, if you're just waking up here's a quick look at some stories making news. the new york city council has approved a measure to prevent costume characters and painted ladies from roaming time square. the d.o.t. plans to restrict the characters and ladies to plazas in specific areas. elected officials and local leaders will gather at a luxury apartment building in brooklyn where a man was killed in an elevator accident in october. they'll call on albany law makers to pass the elevator safety act. lights are on at penn
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night's power failure. commuters near the 1, 2, and 3 subway lines were left in the dark. officials blamed it on an internal building issue. on money watch, futures are higher after a significant slide on wall street thursday. the dow posted its biggest lost in a month and a half as banks and technology companies tumbled. the dow jones industrial average lost 174 points. the nasdaq composite dropped by 72. preorders are revving up for the new all electric vehicle from tesla. about 325,000 people have already provided the down payment for the tesla model 3. the company unveiled the mass market vehicle a week ago. tesla says no other consumer products ever racked up bigger projected sales in its first week. the sticker price starts at $35,000. major drama in hollywood but it's not on the set of a movie.
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two men and a bizarre car chase. by the time they were caught they were tinseltown's newest celebrities. here's cbs2's kristine johnson. >> top down on the convertible that's kind of nuts. what this guy is doing ising are taking -- whoa! right there. there's the first connection with another car. >> what started as an ordinary l. a. police chase suddenly took a crazy turn. >> i don't know if this guy is show boating or what he's trying to do right there. >> after having his fill of doughnuts along hollywood boulevard the driver hit the road again. we'll let chopper reporter stu mundell do the play by mri. >> got some spike strips, this guy being courteous giving other drivers thumbs up for getting out of his way. these two making casual conversation. tmz, look at the tour truck, the tour bus is actually trying the way. they threw something at one of
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trying to block him in. it looks like he's starting to play some game where he's trying to throw things at people for whatever reason. that guy saying thank you to people for getting out of his way. you should use a wireless hand set, especially when driving high speeds with flat tire in pursuit. he's talking to that officer. i wish we could hear it, almost becoming a parade, very bizarre. there we go, driver's out of the car on the phone just kind of walking around. this is where it's coming to an end. >> it wasn't over yet as the two suspects waited to be arrested people came outside to shake their hands, even snap pictures. >> there's some selfies being taken there. you can't miss that opportunity. >> when deputies showed up, the men simply surrendered and the neighborhood watched. >> they willingly went into custody. >> now police intentionally kept their distance during the chase because the roads were slick. they also had concerns that the men might be armed.
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>> no, i guess they wanted their 15 minutes of fame and they got it. 4:49. still to come, a masters meltdown for the ages. >> and the thrill of a lifetime for some students in newark. the special visit from the first lady. >> and we'll get another check on your traffic and weather on
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this is cbs2 this morning. lady gaga sings her oscar nominated song about sexual assault in an event in las vegas that featured vice president joe biden, both trying to raise awareness about sexual assault in college campuses. the two appeared in las vegas as part of the white house's it's on us campaign. lady gaga has talked openly about being sexually assaulted when she was 19. and the time now is 4:52.
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>> hi everybody. cooler conditions settling in starting today, and then really bottoming out into the weekend. cooler breeze today, met's homeowner is a go. turning dicey as tomorrow's rain and snow push in. i think it's fireworks night. saturday night is going to be wet and cold. kicking off sunday with a chill, i do want to remind you national weather service has posted a freeze watch saturday night into sunday morning. that's likely the coldest period, and remember, late saturday that's when we see a little bit of snow mixing in as well. it's time to get you there on time with kyla. at least i don't have snow in my report. let's talk about what's happening on the roads. in the bronx we have an accident with a fuel spill that has two lanes blocked. it's on the northbound new england thruway at pellum parkway. also two lanes blocked on the northbound henry hudson parkway for retaining wall repairs. a subway issue this morning due
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we've been reporting 4 and 6 trains are bypassing bleaker street in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. a thrilling day for some young students in newark after a first visit from the first lady. she stopped by the phillips academy charter school on central avenue to tour the school's rooftop garden and students. the kids served her a spread of smoothies, quinoa bars and fresh vegetables. >> i was really surprised because i didn't think somebody come here and actually like food. >> my favorite part about going to school here is that our school like really cares about what we put into our bodies and they really care about how our students are after we leave the school. >> pretty impressive right. students not only grow the goodies they learn to prepare as well. >> by the way, you get to meet the first lady too.
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>> in our next half hour, why a group of parents are suing new york city schools. >> also this morning using new technology to crack down on distracted driving. does a new law go too far. >> and next, oh, boy, a former u.s. open champ does his best tin cup impression at the masters. it's awful, the very rough
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ernie ells. round one of the masters underway, jordan spieth knocking it on 18, he finishes at 6 under par. englishman justin rose is right in the mix at 3 under. oh, man. >> that one. >> wow, five players at 3 under. >> and then there's ernie els. you may want to look away. this is very hard to watch. his first hole of the day he keeps missing. >> what? >> missing.
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>> now watch this one. >> that's his best one. >> mini golf. >> he's originally listed as a 10 in the hole. they reviewed it. they changed it to a 9. he actually 6 putted that from 2 feet away by a four-time major champion. >> has that ever happened before? >> to me. >> i've done five but never six. >> the windmill, forget it. it just never works for me. >> makes you feel good. nice weather for them. we are going to be dealing with winter flashback this weekend. >> oh, boy, can't wait. >> get out those shovels. >> roads not too bad. >> breaking news, another subway slashing in the city, this one in the village, we are live. >> a pest problem on a city college campus, the infestation that is keeping children out of the library. >> play ball in queens. the last time the mets played a game in citi field it was at the world series. fans are hoping for a repeat
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cbs2 news this morning at 5
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citi field for their home opener. their ace may not be on the mound. we'll tell you why jacob degrom's status could change at any moment. >> and new york matters, with the primary more than a week out, the push by all five of the presidential candidates right here in the empire state. chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. we are following breaking news in greenwich village where police are investigating a slashing at a subway station. >> it's not the first time this crime. janelle burrell is live at the scene. >> reporter: dick and mary, still a very active scene at this hour. we are at the cornerrer of bleecker and lafayette. this crime tape blocking access to the subway station. this happened around 3:00 this 6 train. we're told that the victim is a male in his 30s or 40s. he was stabbed or slashed in the neck and this morning he was rushed to bellevue hospital where he is listed in stable
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we can tell you back in january at this very same station a 71- year-old woman was slashed here as well. she was left with a 4-inch gash, so this is a repeat incident for this location. as you know, this is the latest in what's been a rash of attacks and slashing attacks at subway stations across the city. the total number of knife attacks up about 24% from last year, over 1,000 stabbing or slashing incidents in the city since january, but back live we can show you still a very active scene as police continue their search for the suspect in this case. again, that man in his 30s or 40s suffering a slashing wound to his neck and his hand. the search for that suspect continues at this hour. reporting live this morning from greenwich village, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thank you. at 5:02 let's get you to traffic and weather on the 2's. >> hi everybody. it is friday, and friday is
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today, saturday cooler still. sunday's going to be a windy and cold day as well. some colder air. we've got clouds in the city right now, and we're dealing with temperatures in the 40s for the most part. in fact, 40s for your game time temperature too. 45 wind variable, 6 to 18, predominantly it's a west wind. north and west we see a little bit of precipitation, passing shower can't be ruled out today. not a lot of available moisture for it to be worked with. on the tv screen, up into wisconsin that's that low that dips into the ohio valley for that rain snow event tomorrow. not a lot of snow, maybe a coating to an inch or 2. clouds are going to be filling in. lets fill you in on what's going on traffic-wise. here's kyla. good morning everybody. i have much better news in the bronx. we had an accident with a fuel spill. it has been cleared out. on the northbound new england thruway, that was at pelham parkway.
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remain blocked on the northbound henry hudson parkway at 125th street because of the retaining wall repairs. subway issues this morning, due to the police investigation in greenwich village that janelle burrell just reported we've got the 4 and 6 trains that are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. over to you. mets fans are hoping today will mark the start of another thrilling season. >> cbs2's andrea grymes joins us live from citi field with the details. >> reporter: good morning to you dick and mary. it is an exciting day for met fans. they may want to bring their gloves and a heavy jacket. it definitely doesn't feel like baseball weather, but nonetheless, they are super excited to get the home opener underway. >> i'm pretty hopeful. >> hope springs eternal for mets fans as baseball officially returns to queens this afternoon. >> it's great that we have all of our players are pretty much
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all back. we went to the world series last year so hopefully we can again this year. >> the team will raise its national league pennant banner. yesterday they received their rings in a small gathering at the stadium. mets captain david wright says they'll wear them proudly, but the rings will also push them to win the championship this year. >> it gives you a little motivation. that second place ring, that's not what anybody wants. we want that first place ring. it kind of reminds you there's still work to be done. >> fans heading to the stadium will notice some changes. the pepsi porch is now coke corner. it a's backyard theme with games like corn hole and high- tech games like this virtual home run derby. the team has added to its food menu. this rib chop goes for $154. the classic hot dog will stay the same at 625. there may be a change when it comes to the mets starting pitch.
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he's born. >> jacob degrom's wife is in florida expecting their first child a boy at any moment. he's staying with the team until she goes into labor. he'll leave immediately to get on a plane even if the baby starting coming during the game. >> and back out here live this morning, at least laguardia airport is just a few minutes away from the stadium, so in case jacob degrom has to leave he'll get to the airport fairly quickly. if that is the case, bartolo colsn is on stand by to pitch later today. the pregame ceremony begins at 12:30 and includes the mets honoring nypd and fdny members who have been injured in the past year. reporting live this morning in flushing queens, andrea grymes cbs2. >> thank you. and new this morning, a deadly fire in suffolk county broke out late last night at a home on grand avenue and bay shore. it was quickly brought under control. police say a 62-year-old man was killed. they also say numerous adults and children lived in the house.
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release more information this morning. four of the five presidential candidates had events in the city thursday. republican ted cruz made a passover visit and held a round table discussion with african- american business leaders. cruz defended his early criticism of donald trump and new york values. he said trump gave money to politicians who have them. >> donald trump has been funding those failed liberal policies and those failed liberal politicians for 40 years. >> people think well, we'll pick trump because he's not a politician. he'll have to spend the first 100 days trying to figure out where the bathrooms are. >> governor kasich had an italian feast on arthur avenue in the bronx and then a town hall in brooklyn. donald trump is reportedly canceled a visit to california to campaign in the city today. on the democratic side, fresh off his big win in wisconsin burned arrived here at the cb -- bernie sanders arrived here at the cbs broadcast center. he was asked who's qualified to
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>> do you believe secretary clinton is unqualified to be president? >> well, does secretary clinton believe that i am unqualified to be president? but why can't -- >> all i'm saying is the people are going to attack us if they're going to distort our record as has been the case time and time again. >> i don't know why he's saying that, but i will take bernie sanders over donald trump or ted cruz anytime. >> hillary clinton visited the bronx and took the subway, though it took her five swipes of a metro card to get through the turnstile. a woman hit by a taxi remains hospitalized in critical condition. the cab slammed into her after jumping a curb at east 8th street and university place yesterday. cell phone video shows the aftermath of the accident near nyu. no charges were filed against the driver who was also taken to a hospital. he reportedly suffered a medical problem, perhaps a seizure just before the crash. and the city's department of education is facing a lawsuit this morning after a grown up of parents and
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not protecting children from bullying. 11 families filed the class action lawsuit yesterday against the d. o. e. they demand better training of school teachers and employees when it comes to dealing with bullying. a 13-year-old says this kind of thing has been going on for years without consequences. >> this kid was behind me and he was playing with scissors, and he cut my hair. >> and what happened to him? >> nothing. >> the school's chancellor says the department takes bullying very seriously. the lawsuit is not seeking financial damages but is asking for change. >> still to come the dangerous discovery at a school in queens. >> also this morning, new technology to see if a driver was texting and driving but is it legal to use. >> and we've seen teenage mutant ninja turtles and sharks and unicorns, the latest creature to hit yankee stadium.
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the view from high atop the empire state building, relatively quiet. we're going to see cooler temperatures. you need that coat. shades at times, umbrella's a stretch with just a 20% chance. we'll talk about it, traffic
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up. uh, hello geico?... yeah, i was just talking about your emergency roadside service and how it's available 24/7 and then our car overheated... what are the chances? can you send a tow truck please? uh, the location? you're not going to believe this but it's um... it's in a tree. i wish i was joking, mate, but it's literally stuck in a tree. (car horn honking) a chainsaw? no, no, all we really need is a tow truck. day or night,
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lyioca [ music ] 5:12 in the morning, a live look outside, but the music is from as you can see deep purple, "smoke on the water" because they're going into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame tonight. >> big names. >> mentioned cheap trick earlier. >> chicago. >> steve miller band. >> traffic and weather on the 2's. what do you say? >> plus dick's wearing purple. >> purple outfit. >> there you go. >> got my purple socks on. >> we match. >> yeah. but also for relay for life tomorrow, a lot of folks sporting purple too. we're taking care of all the colors and yes, i believe these are mets colors. and for the game today, you should be okay, but take andrea's advice. you're still going to want a coat because when you're sitting in the stand temperatures are only going to be in the upper 40s. outside right now, that cool air starting to settle in. we are going to see that
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weekend, 45 with a variable wind, predominant wind out of the south yesterday gives way to a west wind, then a northwest wind. i have to do that. and i talk about a compass, i have to move my arms. 50 by lunchtime. you see that mix of sun and clouds, passing shower can't be ruled out. odds are pretty low, 51 for your afternoon high, that's below normal. scanning the skies, a few flurries into sullivan and ulster county, not a big deal. you get a sense of this exiting low with the wet weather we saw yesterday, clearly out of our area. and then this system that's kind of merging, converging through parts of the ohio valley, that brings in the chance of rain and snow tomorrow. it's going to be chilly with that mix of sun and clouds and breezy as well. then the system rolls from in the south and west. what happens is, starts as rain or maybe some rain/snow mix. then it's back to rain. then it's back to snow. there's the possibility of a
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not look like much of an event at all for the hudson valley and into connecticut. it actually will pivot out and then sunday we wake up with some very chilly temperatures, frost advisories, again, overnight saturday into sunday. that morning chill evident and windy conditions as well. in the city today, 51, sight chance of a shower. over-- slight chance of a shower. overnight tonight 36, cooler readings for the suburbs, then tomorrow you're looking at that messy day. 41 and it will feel even cooler than that, and then with the wind on sunday, not going to warm up much on sunday, and you're well below normal, but then there's a nice bump with some wet weather. kyla's in for alex. what's going on? >> we're not doing too badly this morning. in manhattan we've got two lanes that remain blocked on the northbound henry hudson retaining wall repairs. this morning. due to the police investigation
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janelle burrell reported just a little bit ago, the 4 and 6 trains are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. let's take a live look outside, and we are going to take a look at the george washington bridge. things are moving well there. inbound lower level is e-zpass until 6 a.m. this morning. no delays at the lincoln or holland tunnels. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. dick and mary over to you. happening today, new york state police launched another round of operation hangup. it's a statewide crackdown. >> the state assembly is considering a bill to give police new technology to see if a driver was using a phone before a crash. more from cbs2's alice gainer. >> back in 201119-year-old e van liberman was killed in a car crash. >> he was a passenger in the backseat. it shook our family to the core. >> the driver who caused the car crash initially said he fell asleep at the wheel.
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was that there was a lot of phone activity. >> what angers the liberman family is that they had to do the investigating. >> we subpoenaed the phone records through our own civil lawsuit, and what we learned from that is that the police weren't to blame for this. that the police don't -- there is no police protocol in place to investigate phones at the scene of a collision. >> so they're trying to change that with evan's law. assistant speaker of the assembly felix ortiz introduced the bill which would help create a protocol for police and allow them immediate access to driver's cell phones. >> they would be able to obtain the cell phone with this new technology. >> much like a breathalyzer detects whether a driver is drunk, a so-called textalyzer would determine if a person was on the phone at the time of the crash. they insist there are no privacy concerns. liberman has been working with them. >> scanning devices only looking at usage and won't look
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there won't be any text conversations or any pictures. >> though the purpose of this bill is to help aid police in the investigation after a crash, the hope is that this will also somehow act as a deterrent. >> putting people's mind psychologically that if this happened to me i'm going to have to pay big consequences because now my cell phone is going to be confiscated. >> liberman says they're just trying to make sure no other family has to go through what they went through. alice gainer cbs2 news. >> if the bill passes new york would become the first state to use the technology. no word yet on how much it would cost. april is national donate life month. it encourages americans to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors. it also celebrates those who have saved lives through the gift of donation. last night mount sinai hospital honored a group of living donors including a father who saved his son. >> it's been very, very
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to donate my kidney to my son logan and the surgery was a complete success. it was about ten months ago, and he's doing amazing. >> clearly he's doing well, looking to be a reporter maybe. there are currently 124,000 men, women, and children awaiting organ transplants transplants in the u.s. >> the yankees make a new addition and he's making an impact with the bombers right now. plus this. >> it's the newest trend in the tradition bound game of golf, golf boards. i'm mark albert in restin virginia with more on how the sport is hoping it's a hit. >> this is cbs2 this morning.
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[ music ] at 5:21, yeah, chicago, just one of the many musicians entering the rock 'n' roll hall of fame, and pretty exciting to join the steve miller band, deep purple, cheap trick along with legendary music producer burt burns. >> that is a murderer's row of music.
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with traffic and weather on the 2's. >> very kind. let's talk baseball. first off for the mets citi field 1:10 p.m., about 49degrees. it will be a mix of sun and clouds. we're leaving that 20% chance of rain in the forecast. that would be a passing shower, would not be a deal buster at all. cool breeze blowing, upper 40s, low 50s for highs. 51 in the city saturday is wet with some snow in the mix. breezy and cold sunday, let's watch a little golf. so much nicer as you enjoy the masters right here on cbs2 this weekend. hopefully you can enjoy the commute. what's going on kyla? >> we're not doing too badly. we have a subway issue to start off with this morning, that is due to the police investigation in greenwich village that our janelle burrell was reporting earlier. we've got the 4 and the 6 trains now bypassing bleecker street in both directions. now mass transit, everything is on or close to schedule. just a heads-up, this weekend between 10 p.m. friday until 5 a.m.
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transit's northeast corridor north jersey coast, midtown direct, and montclair booten lines are subject to delays due to amtrak maintenance. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thanks very much. the yanks begin a series in detroit tonight. they go in on a high note taking two of three from the astros, and they continue to bash the ball. in the 4th back to back long balls, as john sterling would say brian mccann and starling castro get the yankees within 1 run. a-rod would tie it with a single in the 5th. and in the 8th, mark descherer, his 3-1 shot is the difference. the rangers go for their third in the division, 6 minute span in the second period tells the tale, 4-1 was the final. back to the yankees. at the stadium it was dragons
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john oliver gave fans who would dress up in costumes 25-cent tickets to legend seats. the yankees did acknowledge the efforts putting the dragons on the big screen. >> a good laugh was had by all. the masters golf tournament is underway. you can see it live. >> around the country golfers aren't just cruising around the greens, they're surfing them with the help of a high-tech ride. mark albert explains. >> you won't see this at the masters. >> these things like cross country or what's going on? golf's hottest young stars riding around on golf boards, dhabi. the electric 4 wheel golf board is a cross between a snow board and a segue and carries the player and a set of clubs.
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>> reston national golf course in virginia is 150 course, worldwide that have rolled out the golf boards. general manager brian simpson bought half a dozen at $6500 each. >> demand has been great. this summer is going to be a great indicator of how well it takes off. >> golf needs a jolt. participation has been going downhill for each of the past five years losing 1.6 million players since 2011. >> anything new to get more people out and people that aren't avid golfers is a win for the game. >> you can't tip this thing. >> this was barton phillips' first time on a golf board. >> something new, something interesting, makes it a little more fun to come out other than just sitting in a cart. >> little more xeres. >> little more exercise. you do feel it in your legs. >> and it speeds up the game cutting about 30 minutes off a round of 18 hotels, mark
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>> golf is embarrassing enough but doing that, that's even more embarrassing. not going to catch on, my prediction. >> 5:26. >> we'll see right. >> yeah, right. >> still ahead a problem at brooklyn college that's leaving students feeling itchy. >> plus this. >> another subway slashing here in the city overnight, we'll have a live report from the scene coming up. >> met fans are gearing up for today's big home opener in flushing, but will jacob degrom make it to the mound. i'll have a live report and explain coming up. >> and many are calling if an eyesore on the jersey shore, why did work stop on a building that was supposed to be a luxury hotel.
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live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. >> it's 5:30, 45 degrees on friday. got to love that. april 8th. a nice day ahead with highs in the 50s. traffic and weather on the 2's in just a moment. >> roads will be busy as mets fans head to flushing queens today for opening day at citi field, and the fans couldn't be more excited. a love preview from citi field still ahead. >> first we begin with breaking news, another subway slashing in the city. good morning, i'm dick brennan in for chris wragge.
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thanks for waking up with us. that slashing taking place at a subway station in greenwich village. >> it's not the first time this station has seen this type of crime. janelle burrell is live at the scene with more. >> reporter: and good morning to you, dick and mary. you can see police are still here at the intersection of bleecker and lafayette. inside of this police car they're questioning some people who saw the aftermath of what took place at this subway station around 3:30 this morning. apparently the victim was attacked on the platform of the 6 line. police telling us it's not clear what led up to the attack or whether there are multiple suspects in this case, but we can tell you that the victim was stabbed or slashed in his neck or hand. that victim and man in his 30s or 40s was rushed to bellevue hospital where right now we can tell you he is listed in stable condition. but this is a repeat for this station. back in january a 71-year-old
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very same platform. she was left with a 4-inch gash on her face. this, of course, is the latest in a rash of incidents across the city in the last several months. the nypd reports that the total number of knife attacks is up about 24% so far compared to last year. there have been more than 1,000 stabbings or slashing incidents here in the city since january, but going back to this case, again, a man in his 30s or 40s stabbed or slashed with injuries to both his neck and hand. this morning police at this hour still searching for the suspect or suspects responsible. reporting live this morning from greenwich village, janelle burrell cbs2. thanks very much. the lights are back on at penn station this morning after last night's power failure. commuters near the 1, 2 and 3 subway line were left in the dark. officials blamed it on what they call an internal building issue. at 5:32.
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weather on the 2's. it is friday, tgif. >> yeah. >> it is friday, and you know you want the weekend, you want to have fun, get some things done, maybe some spring cleanup. >> i don't know about that tomorrow. >> saturday's going to be challenge. i know a lot of the landscaping guys, this is when they're going to do those cleanup jobs, saturday hard and sunday windy and chilly. we've got clouds overhead, we'll see a few passing showers, maybe a 1 in 5 chance you'll see anything. and north and west you could see a few flakes this morning. not a will the of available -- not a lot of available moisture. 50 at lunchtime, 51 for your high. the bell port blue claws are playing in ronkonkoma. around 5:00 you're looking at 50 in ronkonkoma, and then get ready because it is going to be kind of nasty and winter-like this weekend. >> oh, man. >> oh, boy. >> no shovels, you promised me. >> a lot of times it's just
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to 1 or 2 inches on grassy or elevated surfaces. >> all right, shovel the grass. >> snuggle weather right? >> that would be nice. >> how are we doing now? >> mower not going to be snuggling in the car -- you're not going to be snuggling in the car. let's start in manhattan, two lanes remain blocked on the northbound henry hudson parkway at 125th street for retaining wall repairs. also a subway issue this morning, due to the police investigation in greenwich village that you heard janelle burrell just tell you about, 4 and 6 trains are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. taking a look outside at the george washington bridge, we are moving well there, no delays at the lincoln or holland tunnels. after an amazing season last years the mets will hit citi field for their home opener. >> pitcher jacob degrom may not be taking the mound. andrea grymes is the lucky one, she gets to go to the home opener at citi field, even if she's eight hours early, eventually they'll play there, >> reporter: eventually they
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you can feel the excitement that's about to be here at citi field. the gates here should open, all of them around 11:10, and we expect of course the parking lots to be packed with thrilled fans who are just so excited season. >> i'm pretty hopeful. >> hope springs eternal for mets fans as baseball officially returns to queens this afternoon. >> it's great that all of our players are pretty much back and all our pitchers are back. we went to the world series last year, so hopefully we can get back this year. >> the team will raise its national league pennant banner before the team takes the field for the home opener. yesterday they received their rings at a small gathering at the stadium. the mets captain david wright says they'll wear them proudly but the rings will push them to win the championship this year. >> that second place ring is not what anybody in here wants. we want that first place ring. it reminds you there's still
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>> fans heading to the stadium will notice some changes. the pepsi porch is coke corner. it has games like corn hole and high-tech games like this virtual home run derby. this rib chop goes for $154. as for the game itself there may be a change when it comes to the mets starting pitcher. >> my plan is to be there whenever he's born. >> jacob degrom's wife is in florida expecting their first child, a boy at any moment. he's staying with the team until she goes into labor. he says he'll leave immediately to get on a plane even if the baby starts coming during the game. >> reporter: and if that does happen, the mets contingency the mound. they're waiting to see what happens with that. the mets started the season on the road in kansas city. the team that beat them last year in the world series, but
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series winning one and losing one. they're excited to be back in starting today. reporting live in flushing andrea grymes cbs2 news. >> great place to be today. thank you so much. many brooklyn college students are afraid to go to the library after bedbugs were found on the chair. school officials say the bugs were found and treated in two buildings including the lie prepare. students are sharing campus bug spottings on facebook and say it's giving them the creeps. >> i was sitting on top of one of the cushion chairs and one of the bedbugs crawled on my arm. >> it makes you scared. it makes you think there's stuff on you constantly all the time. >> the school says it has inspected and treated buildings where bugs were found. a queens student is facing charges after police say he threatened a classmate with an unusual knife. a 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday afternoon after he allegedly brought a dagger to new town high school in elmhurst yesterday. the boy placed the knife against a girl's throat and
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she was not injured. the boy is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, harassment, and menacing. another unusual weapon, this time a machete, police in paterson new jersey are searching for a man they say was seen swinging machete outside a bar during a street fight. investigators say two groups got into a brawl last month outside car leto's bar on main street. one man was left with a severe gash but survived. a long island baby-sitter is charged with stalking the child she used to care for. >> are you casey? >> yeah. >> hey, i'm scott from cbs2 news. can you tell us about the charges? >> casey evans of ronkonkoma slammed the door on scott rappaport last night but she was all smiles in her mug shot. evans tried to sign a 4-year- old sayville boy out of school without his parents' permission. his parents fired her in november. new rules on the way
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ladies of time square must behave. until now they've been allowed to roam around. yesterday the city council approved a bill that gives the transportation department control over pedestrian plazas. the d.o.t. plans to restrict the characters and ladies to plazas in specific areas. they've been growing complaints about aggressive seeking for tips, those seeking tips leading to fights and arrests. prosecutors released new videos as they desperately search for information on the man in the hat. he was seen at the brussels airport with two suicide bombers before the terror attacks on march 22nd. investigators hope he can reveal important details about isis cells in europe. the attacks at the airport and train station killed 32 people. authorities say the suspect is seen leaving the airport and later in a nearby town. the first delta airlines flight from new york to the newly reopened brussels airport has arrived in the belgian capital. passengers boarded flight 42 from the kennedy airport.
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brussels time. along with the travelers, the flight is also carrying thousands of origami hearts that will be delivered to a public memorial to the victims. the time now is 5:39. the roller coaster temperatures could be affecting this year's apple crop. >> plus this. >> my customers that's been coming to my place over 18 years, they've seen it and the question every year is when is it going down. >> it was supposed to be a luxury hotel on the jersey shore, but after years of delays, neighbors say they want it gone. so what's taking so long. >> and meet smoky junior, the
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>> here comes the weekend, hey, it's friday. >> spinning the hits this morning. >> you know it. >> it looks nice out there. 45 degrees, feeling actually better than it has been. we're checking in with john elliott in just a moment. this is j.lo's latest single, "ain't your momma." written by another pop star, this is megan trainer. >> pretty impressive there. >> traffic on the 2's here's john. >> wait a minute, you're not going to do my laundry? when did this change? i've got to do laundry? i could show you a bleach spot on this shirt because i do my own laundry, kind of -- yeah, i don't want to get going because my wife won't let me do any laundry other than my own. all right, cooler readings, 37, 34, 43, 40. this is walter, wants to know how messy is the weekend going to be. weather watchers in the hudson valley, you're not going to be as busy as our watchers will be in west jersey and south.
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it will affect parts of the island. 42 here, talking about baseball, 74, hank aarons breaks babe's record and hits 715 home runs. i like that. 42 also the reading here. this is mike and guess what, all the cousins, oh, they're ready for the weekend. i love that. yeah, we're going to be doing a little hugging as we're going to be seeing cool temperatures this weekend as well. i know for a fact that our team is watching for keens corner in new keenan right now because that art keen he loves cbs2. we appreciate that. i know our buddy dan taylor on cbs fm does as well. ultimately a northwest wind brings in the cool air for the weekend. hour by hour you're up to 50 by lunchtime. 51 your high this afternoon and the numbers will kind of hover in the low 50s with a mix of sun and clouds. 48 tonight.
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overnight tonight, and then even colder saturday into sunday. 51 well below normal. look at that record, 90 set back in 91. pretty sunrise at 6:27. a mix of sun and clouds at 7:29. pollen numbers, they're back up today pretty high. they're down dramatically tomorrow with the arrival of that system brings in the wet weather. take a look at the specifics on that, diving into the futurecast right now. for the mets this afternoon, we think cloudy. we think upper 40s and then the low 50s during the course of the game. saturday morning starts dry, but then by midday we see some wet and white weather start to mix in with elevation through parts of morris into passaic county. little bit more snow. models trending a little to the south. that does mean south shore. you tap into that cold rain. then we see this thing wrap up, very cold into saturday and sunday. as far as projected totals, maybe a trace to an inch or two. that would be on elevated surfaces.
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it is going to be a raw day on saturday, breezy and still chilly sunday, late showers monday and warmer into your tuesday. let's get you on your way right now with kyla. if you're running late this morning, know you're not the only one. we're going to start in the bronx where we've got construction running late this morning. it has two lanes blocked on the westbound cross bronx at the sheridan expressway, and that's causing delays right back to the bruckner interchange. also in manhattan, we do have two lanes that remain blocked on the northbound henry hudson parkway at 125th street, and it's because of the retaining wall repairs ongoing. subway issues this morning, due to the police investigation in greenwich village that we've been reporting this morning, the 4 and 6 trains are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. thank you. in money watch this morning, stocks looking to rebound from an off day, and if you want to join netflix it's going to cost you a little bit more. >> cbs2's jill wagner is live at the new york stock exchange. good morning jill. >> good morning dick and mary.
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the week strong. the dow fell 174 points yesterday, the nasdaq fell 72. futures are pointing to a higher open. uber will pay at least $10 million to settle a california lawsuit over background checks. prosecutors said uber falsely claimed that its criminal screening of drivers was the best in the industry, even though it wasn't as good as that given to taxi drivers. uber drivers say it since changed its screening process and no longer claims it's the best. the recent cold snap could impact the apple crop. buds are more sensitive to cold as they mature. farmers here in new york are assessing the damage. and netflix prices are going up but most customers don't even know it. last year netflix raised prices to 9.99 a month for new customers. existing customers were grandfathered into the older prices, which are 7.99 a month.
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the united states are getting bumped to those new prices. dick and mary. okay. jill, great to see you. thank you so much. >> the mayor of seaside heights new jersey is pushing a major revitalization project. major eyesore is getting in the way. >> kim has vacationed in seaside heights for more than eight years and says she has noticed this unfinished rusting structure for about as long. >> it's actually nice, i thought they were building like a parking structure. >> on the corner of boulevard and hamilton avenues sits this outline of a building once dreamed to be an upscale hotel, pool, bar and nightclub. then the recession hit. >> everything's kind of a dead end at this point. >> the owner of the property says he lost investors in 2008 and then was hit hard by superstorm sandy. >> we have no more money to pour into it right now. i mean we're barely kind of making end meet as we wait for the economy of this town and in general to come back around. >> businesses up the street and
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see something done with the structure sooner rather than later because summer is on the way and they're looking to bring in more business. >> it's been a total eyesore. my customers, that's been coming to my place over 18 years they've seen it and the question every year is when is it going down. >> after the sub prime mortgage crisis building permits were extended to encourage real estate development but the mayor said in seaside heights the policy back fired, the developer delayed and delayed leaving this project sitting unfinished. >> as a community we have to go into the legal format of what we're going to do to terminate the building, condemn the building, perhaps even use eminent domain to buy it for ourself. >> this building can no longer be delayed by state law. when we told the mayor he said he will service the issue at the next council meeting. meg baker cbs2 news. a new discovery that could
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>> and stacking coupons doesn't just happen in the supermarket, how you can stack your coupons online to save big. >> but first the cbs2 morning scoreboard,s yanks take the rubber game with the astro 8-5, and the islanders beat the rangers 4-1. foalthr w vis.u n'brk .yowaa ecofakouswchs artemasitastoet00egntne usv d onfoju 9. p mthnle.
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lyioca an adorable bear cub has been rescued from a brush fire in central florida. firefighters found the cub yesterday while battling the 300-acre fire. he's been nicknamed smoky junior. bears can usually outrun fires but this cub is only a couple months old and firefighters say there was no mama bear in
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>> got minor burns on the bottom of his feet, maybe his lips, he's certainly survivable if cared for. >> smoky junior has been turned over to wildlife officials. the fire has been contained. >> very cuddly now. >> precious. >> wait a few months. all right, time now 5:5 #. traffic and weather on the 2's. here's john. >> he needs food, water, and love, basically the bear necessities. upper 40s, low 50s today. >> come on, you knew that was coming. >> 51, stray shower, odds are low, a 20% chance. i want to talk about what it's going to feel like. andrea making the point you need the coat for the game. this afternoon around 1:00 you're still going to be dealing with windchills in the 40s. it's a colder air mass, and then tonight 43, tomorrow during the day it's a raw day. you have windchills in the 30s and then saturday into sunday, look at these windchill readings sunday morning, the
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cold air definitely the hallmark of this weekend. another necessity getting there on tine. yes indeed. we are warming up on the roads, getting busy. an accidental in kenilworth, this accident blocking two lanes on the northbound garden state parkway, it is at exit 138. also in the bronx we have late running construction that has two lanes blocked on the westbound cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. that's causing delays back to the bruckner interchange. manhattan, two lanes remain blocked on the northbound henry hudson parkway at 125th street for retaining wall repairs. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. thanks very much. researchers have discovered a new gene linked today risk of a certain kind of stroke, one that usually hits without prior symptoms. the new gene called fox f2 appeared to increase the risk of stroke. no previous study has identified a gene for this
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the u.s. senate voted down a proposal to push back against shrinking airline seats. an amendment introduced by chuck schumer would have blocked airlines from further reducing seat size, all but three democrats voted in favor but only one republican would go along with them. we've discovered a new way to save money, shopping online. it's a little known secret called coupon code stacking. you use multiple coupons for the same item. >> it's a baby present bonanza at ann samantha's house. the only thing she liked more than buying these gifts online it's the money she saved. >> it's very good savings if you stack your coupons right. >> stack your coupons online? yep. entering one coupon code got her 30% off, typing in another code let her cash in on her kohl's cash rewards dollars. she add add free shipping offer and voila. >> when i stacked coupons just
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around $1000, which is pretty substantial. >> where do you find these codes? search sites like retail me not, slick deals and coupon cabin. using multiple coupons isn't just for in store savings. >> this used to be common with clipped coupons at the grocery store but now it's available online with many clothing manufacturers and general merchandisers. >> kohl's lets you add four promo codes to an online order and two from a mobile device. gap and banana republic have certain restrictions but their websites say you may be able to apply more than one promotion code to a single order. why are some online retailers now allowing you to layer up in discounts. >> consumers are beginning to demand it. >> a word of caution, don't let the tantalizing online discount offers bust your bank account. >> be careful this those extra items that you want in your basket are ones you really want.
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tempting but she budgets enough nephew. >> you can also register for promo codes and have them sent to your e-mail address. >> retail me not has an app. it works. >> save 20%. >> got to work for it. >> the dudes yeah. >> it's worth it. >> it's going to be chilly this weekend. at least next week there's a nice spring-like warmup. >> i'm so glad to hear that. >> roads getting busy, a few accidents and some construction that's going to slow you down so i'll get you ahead of that. >> the time right now is 5:56. still ahead, a new push to change new jersey's anti- bullying law. >> another subway slashing overnight. >> a long island woman accused of forging prescriptions, how police say she gained access to hundreds of pills. >> are you gaining weight but don't know why, find out why your job could be to blame.
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are expected to climb into the 50s. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm dick brennan in for chris wragge. we'll have traffic and weathers on 2's in just a moment. breaking news overnight, another subway slashing. this one happened in greenwich village at the bleecker street subway station. this isn't the first time this station has been the site of an attack. >> this is not a particularly good day for the department. >> scandal at the nypd, an fbi investigation now underway. four top cops accused of corruption. their guns and banals badges immediately taken away. how sources say wiretaps could link as many as 20 officers. >> do you believe secretary clinton is unqualified to be president? >> the candidates get competitive. bernie sanders weighs in on his rival as donald trump gets support from a big name new yorker. more campaign 2016 coverage still ahead. >> yeah, look at that. whoa, whoa.
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talking on cell phones, even stopping for high fives, a car chase turns crazy in california. why it took so long for cops to catch up. >> between them and the cubs. >> mets fans excited for opening day at citi field this afternoon the amazens take on philly but may have have to do without their star pitcher jacob degrom. we'll have a preview live from citi field coming up. a major weapons test is imminent. we need to know what it is and how to destroy it. >> and the star wars universe has expanded beyond the previous two trilogies. the next live action movie in the star wars franchise is not episode 8 but a completely different adventure. we'll take a closer look at the trailer for rogue one coming up. let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. >> we have pretty skies outside right now. it's chilly. we're in the 40s.
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the 40s for a good part of the day. a number of areas will see a little bit of wet weather today, a passing shower possible. it's really a different system that brings in that chance on saturday. in duchess county basically a sprinkle here and there. for the most part we're dry and waiting for that system that rolls in during the day on saturday. your day today, well, 44 out the door, but still breezy at 8:00. lunchtime readings right around low 50s for your highs. it will be a mix of sun and clouds before we see definitely more clouds and that wet weather for your saturday. we've had some serious issues this morning. kyla's in for alex to help you out. >> thank you so much. we do have that police investigation in greenwich village which is causing problems on the subway. the 4 and 6 trains right now are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. our janelle burrell is live on the scene. she'll have more on that in just a moment. then we head to kenilworth
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an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes on the northbound garden state parkway. that's at exit 138. that's causing delays back to exit 137. in the bronx we've got late running construction this morning and that has two lanes blocked on the westbound cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. that is causing delays back to the bruckner interchange. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thank you. we are following breaking news, a slashing taking place early this morning at a subway station in greenwich village. >> it's not the first time this station has seen this type of crime. janelle burrell is live at the scene. >> reporter: dick and mary, in this case, police are still searching for the suspect or suspects who are responsible. you can see still a very active scene here at bleecker and lafayette. that victim a man in his 30s or 40s slashed in his neck and
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this is the very same station where back in january a 71-year- old woman was slashed here, left with a 4-inch gash on her face. this slashing overnight the latest in a rash of incidents here in the city. the nypd reports that the total number of knife attacks is up about 24 percent from last year. there have been more than 1,000 stabbings or slashing incidents here in the city since january, but, again, this most recent case happening about 3:30 this morning on the platform of the 6 train here at the bleecker and lafayette street station. police at this hour still searching for the person or people responsible. that victim in stable condition at this hour at bellevue hospital. reporting live this morning from greenwich village, janelle burrell cbs2. thank you. new this morning, a deadly fire in suffolk county broke out late last night at a home on grand avenue in bay shore. it was quickly brought under control. a 62-year-old man was killed.
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and children lived in the house. the fired will release more information later this morning. new this morning, a nassau county woman will be arraigned today on charges after police say she forged prescriptions for painkillers. 35-year-old rosa benia was arrested yesterday in west bury and charged with ten counts of forgery. she forged prescriptions for nearly 1,000 percocet pills. a bill to overhaul the port authority is headed to the desk of new jersey governor chris christie after being okayed. it would require officials to appear before state legislatures in new york and new jersey up to twice a year. the new jersey bill is different from the one passed in new york. the two states must enact the same bill for changes to take effect. so far the states have not ironed out any differences was mets fans welcome home their amazens back to citi field as the team plays their first home game. >> andrea grymes joins us live from citi field with the
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you mary and dick. you mary and dick. mets fans have been waiting now. the mets say their contingency plan if she does go into labor mound.
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he should get to the airport rather quickly. as for the game this morning, the gates open at 11:10. first pitch is at 1:10 p.m. reporting live in flushing this morning, andrea grymes cbs2 news. >> how does that work if the bases are loaded and it's a 3 and 2 count, does he walk off? >> i know. i don't know. i don't know. i would be freaking out if i was mrs. degrom right about now. >> i would think so. >> she's probably mentally planned i guess. >> we'll see. all right, andrea. >> exciting. >> for them especially. >> the time now is 6:08. still ahead a proposal to change new jersey's anti- bullying laws. >> plus the candidates trying to square new york voters ahead of this month -- sway new york voters ahead of this month's primary. >> until the river runs dry. >> and carrie underwood gets a little jealous of her husband's due wet with garth brooks.
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if the kids going to school, a lot are enjoying spring break it's going to be breezy and chilly out the door. the clouds fill in, a passing stray shower possible today, not quite as warm with just the low 50s. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. i think we should've taken a left at the river. tarzan know where tarzan go! tarzan does not know where tarzan go. hey, excuse me, do you know where the waterfall is? waterfall? no, me tarzan, king of jungle.
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>> tomorrow is going to be kind of a downer of a day, numbers are going to be down. wind is going to be up. rain and snow coming down as well. right now we have 42. this has got to be ed way up in red hook. you know, i was just talking with charlie hoffman over here, and some snow falling down in parts of the area. that being parts of sullivan county and across the state line. 40 there, this is i think anthony. he wants to know, come on is this the last blast of winter? technically speaking anthony the latest recorded trace of snow in the city of new york is may 9th. we're not done with this. 45, brian wants to know when will the wind slow down. here's the problem. we're actually going to see the wind intensify late saturday, saturday night into sunday, could be the coldest period of the weekend with windchills in the teens and 20s. in the city it looks so inviting but it's chilly. you have readings in the 40s, 45 with a variable wind at 5, so you have to factor in that
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30s into parts of the hudson valley. air temperature reading in oar monk is 42, down to the jersey shore with the wind we have multiple stations reporting windchills in the 30s, even sayville, you have windchill of 37, 39 in west bury. that's close to brian. it feels like the 30s out the door on the south shore. in the city 50 at lunchtime, mix of sun and clouds, passing shower possible. there's not a lot of moisture in the atmosphere north and west. it is falling in flake form. we hover right around 51 during the course of those afternoon hours. scanning the skies right at sullivan ulster county, a little light rain and flurry activity. warren and sussex you could see a brief passing snow shower. it's an area of low pressure right there. that's going to ride into -- pull most of the energy to the south. we'll be okay for the mets today, even with a passing
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you have those readings in the upper 40s. it's still breezy, though. a lot of the energy of this thing is going to actually push that means south shore communities you see some rain, a coating to an inch or two of snow west of the city. that would be on elevated surfaces, park benches, grassy surfaces and then it's cold. the concern is overnight saturday into sunday, if you have any kind of mixing or melting or wet surfaces, with that kind of cold you could see icing sunday morning. it's april and we're talking about that. that's the busy period right there and then mild conditions, even though it turns wet late monday into tuesday. let's turn it on and get you in drive with kyla. >> let's do it. happy friday everybody. we are starting off with a little trouble in queens. we have an accident this morning blocking one lane on the westbound long island expressway. you're taking a live look at green point avenue. you see all the taillights there, we've got delays back to the bqe this morning the meanwhile in kenilworth we have trouble there as well.
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blocking two lanes on the northbound garden state parkway at exit 138. that is causing delays back to exit 137. subway issues this morning, due to the police investigation in greenwich village this our janelle burrell reported, the 4 and 6 trains are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. dick and mary back to you. thanks very much. now to campaign 2016, republican front runner donald trump has canceled a campaign stop in california in favor of events in new york. >> hillary clinton, john kasich and bernie sanders also have events in the area, after a busy day on the campaign trail thursday. brian conybeare reports. >> ted cruz sneered at our new york values. >> a new campaign ad targets ted cruz for dissing the empire state. after a prepassover visit to and a round table discussion to
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leaders cruz defended the comment. >> donald trump has been funding those failed liberal policies and those failed liberal politicians for 40 years. >> it never changes. hey, new york is called new york. >> after a huge rally on long island wednesday night, trump had a rare quiet evening, but still got a boost when former mayor rudy giuliani said he's voting for the hometown billionaire. kasich had an italian feast and a town hall meeting. >> he'll have to spend the first 100 days trying to figure out where the bathrooms are. >> fresh off his big win in wisconsin bernie sanders arrived at the cbs blast center for an interview with charlie rose. >> do you believe secretary clinton is unqualified to be president? >> well, does secretary clinton believe that i am unqualified to be president? >> but why can't you simply say yes? >> all i am saying is the people are going to attack us if they're going to distort our record as has been the case time and time again, we're going to respond.
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>> clinton took five swipes of her metro card to get through a subway turnstile in the bronx on thursday but chose not to question sanders qualifications to be president. >> i don't know why he's saying that, but i will take bernie sanders over donald trump or ted cruz anytime. >> the latest cbs poll shows clinton with a 10 point lead here in her adopted home state. sanders says he thinks he can pull off an upset. as for trump he has a 30 point lead in new york. but cruz is targeting smaller new york congressional districts where he can pick up delegates without having to pick up a lot of votes. he hopes to force a contested convention in cleveland this summer. reporting from the newsroom, brian conybeare cbs2 news. happening today, a court appearance for a former gym teacher at grover cleveland heights in queens. joy morrissey admitted to having sex with a 16-year-old male student and performing a sex act on another. she was facing sex abuse and rape charges but cut a deal
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in january she was sentenced to ten years probation. she had to get psychiatric counseling, register as a sex offender and give up her teaching license. new jersey officials are considering changing to the antibullying laws. the regulations are so broad they're forced to investigate nearly every reported incident. changes would include allowing principals to use their discretion on whether to formally investigate. under state law bullying is considered in a student is targeted for characteristics including race, family wealth, sexual assault or weight. it is now 6:18. in our next half hour, can you tell the different between allergies and a cold. we have the telltale signs. >> a very special visitor for a new jersey school, we'll tell you about the student project
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nothing works faster stronger or longer than advil it's the world's #1 choice. what pain? advil. check this out, a thrilling day for some students in newark after a visit from none other than the first lady michelle obama. she stopped by the philip's academy charter school on central avenue to tour the school's rooftop garden and share a healthy meal with students. the kids served her a spread of smoothies, quinoa bars, fresh vegetables. her visit is part of an ongoing effort to promote healthy eating at schools across the country. >> so you haven't had quinoa bars.
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saying quinoa bars. i've had them before. >> they're pretty good actually. >> and if john likes them. >> my daughter has gone vegan. oh, man, that's tough. >> tough for her or you? >> for me. it's fine for her. it's tough for me because i'm eating stuff i can't pronounce. here's what we're serving up weather-wise. we've got chilly conditions today, not as warm as it was yesterday. not as stormy either. we are going to see changes into the weekend. skies so inviting but 45 with the wind, feels like the upper 30s. 49 for the mets with a mix of sun and clouds. we'll see a passing shower this morning, then it's relatively quiet this afternoon. 51 for a high in the city, well below normal. the normal high is 48. look at your saturday. the low 40s, rain snow chance, you bet. then a windy and cold finish to the weekend. we're not talking about a will the of snow, trace to maybe an inch or 2. that would be an elevated surfaces. roadways stay wet. they could ice up saturday night. it's going to be so cold.
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even if it's just that much. >> let's get to the commute today. >> let's do it. it's friday. we've made it to friday. we have a few hurdles to get over. let's start in queens where we have an accident. it is blocking one lane on the westbound long island expressway. take a live look, you start to see that traffic at green point avenue. it's causing delays back to the bqe. then we head to kenilworth where we've got an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes on the northbound garden state parkway at exit 38. delays now all the way back to exit 136. some subway issues this morning. we told you about this police investigation going on in greenwich village and now it's just the 6 trains that are bypassing bleecker street. it is in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. thank you. in sports the yankees begin a series in detroit tonight. >> and they go in on a high note taking two of three from the astros. they continue to bash the ball. back to back long balls from
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the yankees within 1 run, 5-4. there it goes, a-rod would tie it with a single in the 5th. and in the 8th and mark teixeira goad yard. 8-5 the final, andrew miller gets save. the rangers islanders for the third in the division. 6 minute span in the second period tells the tale. islanders get three goals and 4- 1 was the final. >> for singer carrie underwood is a big fan of garth brooks but it appears her husband got the duet with the legendary singer. >> i will sail my vessel until the river runs dry, like a bird upon the wind these
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>> that's mike fisher professional hockey player. singing along to the song during a drive, brooks saw the clip when underwood posted it to instagram, underwood said she might ask wayne get ski to play a game of hockey with her. star wars fans are getting a preview of a new film. it's not part of the regular blockbuster series. >> this is a rebellion isn't it. i rebel. we have a mission for you, a major weapons test is imminent, and we need to know what it is and how to destroy it. >> the first of several planned anthology star wars movies.
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wars universe but are not part of that central force. the film will be released in december. >> wow. that looks really good. >> you know when forest whitaker is in a movie. >> always a good movie. >> we're following breaking news, another slashing on the subway, we'll have another live report. also this. >> a police chase takes an unusual turn. >> i don't know if this guy is show boating or what he's trying to do right there. >> from doughnuts to thumbs up to selfies, see how this wild chase ends. >> if you feel like you're putting on weight at work, you're not alone.
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most weight gain. live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. temperatures in the 40s as we approach 6:30 on this friday, april 8th. a nice clear day ahead, still a chance for snow this weekend. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. first we're following breaking news, another slashing in new york city, and this isn't the first attack at this subway station this year. good morning, i'm dick brennan in for chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. that slashing taking place early this morning at a subway station in greenwich village. >> janelle burrell is live at >> reporter: dick and mary, detectives are still out here
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intersection of bleecker and lafayette. that slashing happened on the platform of the 6 train here around 3:30 this morning. at this point police say it's not clear whether they're looking for one person or multiple suspects in this attack but we can tell you the victim is a male in his 30s or 40s. he was slashed on his neck, also his hand here this morning. he was rushed to bellevue hospital where he is listed in stable condition. as you know, this is the latest in a rash of incidents here in the city over the last several months. the nypd reporting that the total number of knife attacks up about 24% since last year, and there have been more than 1,000 stabbings or slashing incidents here in the city since january. again, police at this hour still searching for the person or the people responsible in this latest incident. that male in his 30s or 40s listed in stable condition at this hour.
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from greenwich village, janelle burrell. top cops waking up on desk duty this morning after being implicated in an nypd corruption scandal. many more may still be implicated. as a result of the fbi probe police commissioner bill bratton immediately took away the guns and badges of four top level members of the department. they have all by stripped on their command and reassigned to desk duty. >> we're going to go wherever the investigation and facts and evidence take us. >> the public has an expectation of a high degree of police department. >> sources tell cbs2 that wiretaps on a businessman's phone revealed possible influence peddling involving as many as 20 cops. the officers are accused of receiving gifts, super bowl tickets and trips to las vegas. it's 6:32, time for traffic and weather on the 2's. here's john. >> hi everybody, we have clear skies in the city right now. it's cool for this time of the year. numbers are going to stay below normal all weekend long.
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available at 5. a lot of folks have windchills in the 30s. hey, there's fun with math in the calendar. we'll talk about that later. passing snow shower north and west. we'll leave a 20% chance of a shower in your forecast today through midday, and then we see numbers below normal just in the low 50s by about 2:00, 51 your reading. there will be that mix of sun and clouds and breezy as well. take that jacket, maybe even some gloves if you're going out to watch the mets today. watching the road, that's kyla's job. we're going to start with little bit of trouble in kenilworth. we actually have an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes on the northbound garden state parkway. this is happening at exit 138, but it's causing delays all the way back to exit 136. then we take a live look outside, we're going to queens where we've got an accident blocking one lane on the westbound long island expressway. that's at green point avenue. you see all those delays there and they are heading back to the bqe.
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greenwich village 6 trains are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. alternate side 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 this morning. a big day in flushing mets fans welcome the amazens back to citi field as the team plays their first home game. there's some attractions on and off the field. >> andrea grymes joins us live from citi field with the details. >> reporter: good morning mary and dick: john was just saying you may need your gloves if today. i would say that's probably a good idea, at least this morning it's pretty cold out here. nonetheless, met fans are so excited for the home opener. the game starts at 1:10. all of the gates will be open here at citi field at around 11:10 this morning. the team will raise its national league pennant banner before the players take the field for the home opener against the phillys. yesterday they received their
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at citi field. they started the season this week on the road in kansas city, of course the team that beat them last year in the world series, so the fans and the players say they are just really glad for the home opener. >> it's nice to get back and just walking around the streets the last couple of days, you see the excitement in the fans' faces and that carries over to the players. >> the home opener is always great. it's great to have baseball start up, a little cold, a little damp maybe but you know, the weather will cooperate as the summer goes on. it's always fun to get out to the ballpark. >> jacob degrom is supposed to be the mets' starting pitcher but his wife is in florida about to give birth to their first child, a boy, literally at any moment. degrom is staying with the team until she goes into labor, whenever that may be, even if it's during the game. the mets say their contingency plan includes using bartolo on the mound.
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game series that the mets were in earlier this week, they did come out of that, they lost the first one, won the second. they're 1 and 1 heading into their home opener. reporting live in flushing and cbs2 news. >> how does the labor work, do they say don't push? he's not here yet? is that how it works? he's got to fly six hours. >> i would be freaking out if i was jacob or his wife. i mean, props to him for being able to pitch knowing your wife's about to go into labor, not even in the state too. >> exactly. we hope the baby waits a day so the pressure's off everyone. >> yes, we do. >> thank you very much. police have released images of a masked man wanted for allegedly burglarizing a restaurant in the bronx. it happened wednesday around 4 in the morning. police say the man entered kennedy fried chicken on feather bed lane in morris heights. he pulled up the metal gate and entered through an unlocked front door. he took $1100 in cash and fled the location.
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charges after police say he threatened a classmate with an unusual knife. a 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday after he allegedly brought a dagger to new town high school in elmhurst yesterday. investigators say the boy placed the knife against a girl's throat and threatened to slash her. she was not injured. the boy is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, harassment, and menacing. a wild fight caught on camera, watch as a man swings a machete outside a bar in paterson new jersey. police say two groups got into a brawl last month outside carlito's bar on main street. investigators say a man was severely slashed in the neck but survived. police are asking for help to identify the aled attacker who's -- alleged attacker. police are searching for a killer after an 18-year-old dance major was murdered at the university of texas in austin. police identified the victim as haruka weisner. she was last seen sunday night
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building around 9:30. police haven't released any details on how she was killed, but they have released surveillance video yesterday of a suspect in her murder. he's seen pushing a bicycle near the stadium. amtrak must retrain its rail workers on basic safety rules. that order from federal railroad officials following last weekend's deadly crash near philadelphia. investigators say the workers may not have known the track had been reopened to trains. happening today, new york state police announced another round of operation hangup. it's a crackdown on distracted driving with intense enforcement of hand-held phone laws. a bill named for 19-year-old evan liberman is being considered in the state. in 2011-killed in a car crash caused by a driver on the phone. evan's law would allow police to use a new high-tech device to access a driver's phone to see if it was being used at the time of the crash. the time now 6:38.
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a common cold, the signs to lock out for. >> plus this. >> i don't know if this guy is show boating or what he's trying to do right there. >> a police chase like we've never seen before, and it did not end there. >> and a baby-sitter slams the doors on our reporter, but she was all smiles in her mug shot. what she tried to do without getting permission from the parents. >> and a new study discovers a big reason why people are
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now that is a sunrise, a live look, it is 6:41. welcome back to cbs2 news this morning. beautiful. >> yeah, gorgeous way to start the day. >> if only it would stay that way all weekend. >> some major drama in hollywood, but it's not on the set of a movie. it began with these two men suspected of a robbery in a convertible being chased by police. they were performing donuts and weaving in and out of traffic. >> whoa, you know, i don't know if this guy is show boating or what he's trying to do right there. this guy being courteous, giving other drivers thumbs up for getting out of his way. some selfies being taken there. you can't miss that opportunity. >> as the two men wait to be arrested people came outside to shake their hands and snap those pictures.
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nearly two hours later, yeah, they were tinseltown's newest celebrities. >> it was quite the scene. >> unbelievable. >> it was quite the scene. >> selfies. >> i know. >> mm-hmm. traffic and weather on the 2's. i love the facebook because on facebook, lily carbonaro said it's snowing right now up around poughkeepsie, and we've had a few other reports of some snow. we've got the radar standing by. so we've got a passing shower to start the day, and then we see cool temperatures settling in for the weekend. today by the way is geometric day because 4 times 2 is 8, 8 time 2 is 16, 4/8/16. fun with stats. it looks pretty out there right now, so inviting but cold air is in place. 45 with a variable wind the 5, so it feels colder than that. 32 in monroe. obviously the atmosphere is cold enough for snow into parts of the hudson valley. we have 43 in madison, 42 in toms river with the wind it
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windchill around 38 in new rochelle. out the door still 44, 50 at lunchtime, a passing shower possible. odds are low, and most of that contained to the north, 51 your high this afternoon. you can see right now we're waiting for a system tomorrow, but as we zoom in it's a little bit of light rain or drizzle through parts of duchess county but some snow as well. a few more passing snow showers possible for sussex and warren county. let's show you how the futurecast is handling this. not a lot of activity. still could see a burst of rain or snow. for the mets it looks pretty good at 1:00. then it's windy. it starts to get cool. saturdays messy. you have showers by 2:30, some snow in the area, could see a little bit of accumulating snow as this kind of wraps up and heads out. sunday is then windy and cold. the last measurable snowfall we've seen about ten years ago 2006, and we're not talking about a lot, but we are concerned about the cold
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we could see some refreezing. so watch out for slippery surfaces as you work your way into sunday. yeah, definitely not feeling like a spring weekend. feels like a busy friday, though, right? >> it is a busy friday, but at least we've made it towards the weekend. let's start with trouble in kenilworth where we have an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes on the northbound garden state parkway. this has happened at exit 138 but delays now back to 136. so we've got some trouble there. we also have about a 30 minute delay at the lincoln tunnel. take a look at this. we had an accident inside one of the tubes that was quickly cleared out but still we're having a little bit of traffic there, about a 20 minute delay at the holland. due to a police investigation in greenwich village, 6 trains are bypassing bleecker street in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. thank you. los angeles and san francisco will get up to $25 million from uber.
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lawsuit against uber claiming the service did not properly vet its drivers. officials from both cities say uber's system was not as complete as the ones used by taxi services despite uber's claims in advertising materials. a group of parents and students is suing the city's department of education for failing to protect children from bullying. 11 families filed a class action suit against the d d. o. e. they demand better training of school teachers if employees when it comes to dealing with bullying. 13-year-old monet says this has been going on for years without consequences. >> this kid was behind me and he was playing with scissors and he cut my hair. >> and what happened to him? >> nothing. >> the and will's chancellor says -- school's chancellor says the department takes bullying seriously. the lawsuit is not seeking financial damages but is asking for change. a long island baby-sitter
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child she used to care for. >> are you casey in. >> yeah. >> hey, i'm scott from cbs2 news. can you tell us about the charges casey? >> 29-year-old casey evans of ronkonkoma slammed the door on our scott rappaport last night but she was all smiles in her mug shot. last month evans allegeddedly tried to sign a 4-year-old sayville boy out of school without his parents' permission. his parents fired her in november. if your clothes feel more snug than they used to your job may be to blame. >> many people say they've packed on the pounds because of their profession. marlie hall has results of a new survey. >> jennifer ward stewart went from dog walker to administrative assistant, good for her career but not her waistline. >> now i'm sitting behind a desk all day every day and it definitely has contributed to my weight gain for sure. >> a new career builder survey
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job. >> the what the survey tries to do is shed light on choices people are making in the workplace. >> jennifer grass of year builder says this year's findings reveal stress plays a weight gain. >> 77% of workers who said that they've gained weight actually also reported having high stress levels. >> accountant albert says now that it's tax season he's filing returns and filling up on sweets. >> it becomes pretty stressful at times, and so i do tend to eat little bit more. >> according to the survey, women are more likely than men their present jobs. >> business owner marguerite has found a way to avoid workplace weight gain. >> i've seen it happen to me before, but now i'm really aware of it, so i'm making sure i take a break, get up, walk around, come out here for fresh air. >> she says that burns
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keep her weight right where she wants it. marlie hall, cbs news new york. >> that career builder survey found a quarter of workers have access to employer sponsored programs to help them lose weight. >> 55% of people in that group don't take advantage. >> what a surprise there. >> the time now is 6:48. still ahead some doctors are calling it the worst allergy season in years. how do you know if it's allergies or a cold. >> you could soon be enjoying your coffee with dogs, a look
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beautiful blue skies over citi field today for the mets home opener on this friday. it is 6:51. welcome back to cbs2 news this morning. on the health watch, we're transitioning from cold and flu season to allergy season but with similar symptoms how do you tell the difference. with millennials you don't get fever or chills. you're more apt to have a scratchy throat and not a sore one. you may be clearing your throat a lot. itchy eyes and fits of sneezing tend to mean allergies and not a cold. if you have a shallow cough and a very runny nose that probably means allergies too.
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to see a doctor before taking medications. america's first dog cafe has opened in los angeles. it allows customers to order coffee and tea and bring it to an area where they interact with dogs from local shelters. the cafe owner hopes the concept will revolutionize dog adoption. >> try to get her attention. >> yes. 6:52. how about we get to traffic and weather on the 2's. he looked cozy. >> i tell you, i just love my little dogs and little chloe was a rescue. took her from a family that couldn't keep her anymore. we're watching some snow. we've got light rain in through duchess county and a passing snow shower as well. this is interesting, this could hold together, warren hunter don county you see passing shower to start your day. talking about allergies, those numbers are back big time today. they're down tomorrow with the arrival of that wet weather. going to be chilly this weekend, want to make sure you don't catch a cold.
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then for my beautiful wife's birthday it's still chilly feeling more like winter than spring this sunday. bundle up. let's get you there on time with kyla. let's do it and happy birthday to your wife for this weekend. it is friday after all, a lot of people in kenilworth who have got an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes. delays stretch back to exit 136. then we take a live look and we've got about a 45 minute delay at the lincoln tunnel, and it is growing. there is a disabled vehicle blocking one lane in the south tube, and we had an earlier accident that quickly cleared out but got this party started. your better bet is at the holland which has a 20 minute delay. there's only about a 15 minute delay at the gw bridge. subway issues this morning, due to the police investigation in greenwich village we've got 6 trains bypassing bleecker street in both directions. alternate side parking is in effect today city wide. dick and mary back to you. thank you. let's check in now with cbs
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and charlie rose join us with a preview. >> good morning dick and mary. we're going to ask senator lindsey graham why he's now supporting ted cruz after being one of his most outspoken critic. >> more from my interview with bernie sanders. also this, one of the most powerful global leaders in finance is in studio 57. we'll talk with imf managing director christine la guard about the panama papers and other things. >> away saw hillary clinton jump on the new york city subway, we'll look at how political photo ops can sometimes backfire. the news is back in the morning, got a lot of interesting people coming up this morning. >> lindsey graham. >> i know, we'll see you guys in just a few minutes. what you need to know
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-- a crackdown on distracted driving with intense enforcement of laws against using a phone behind the wheel. april is distracted driving awareness month. the presidential candidates have more campaign appearances. bernie sanders holds two rallies in brooklyn, republican john kasich holds a town hall in fairfield connecticut and donald trump who planned to visit to california changed plans and will be in the city today. mets fans welcome home their athe amazins. they'll take on the phillys at 1:00. >> let's go to kyla for a final look at traffic. >> we have busy roads, in kenilworth an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes on the northbound garden state parkway, delays right back to exit 136. taking a live look outside we have a 45 minute delay at the lincoln tunnel. you can see all the traffic there due to a disabled vehicle blocking one lane in the south tube. your better bet is the holland or gw bridge. alternate side parking is in effect city wide. >> thank you kyla. we have a passing rain or snow
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of the city, sure is pretty in the city right now, but it is going to be cooler the next few days. highs only in the upper 40s low 50s. it's messy tomorrow, rain, some snow mixing in as well, low 40s and then windy and still chilly for your sunday. john we'll have another check on news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> i'm dick brennan. cbs this morning is next. have a great morning. captioning funded by cbs bulk welcome to "cbs this morning." her qualifications, bernie

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