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it is 4:30, 61 degrees on this tuesday, april 19th. primary day, slight chance of showers, then clearing up with temperatures reaching about 70 degrees.
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>> and -- i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. most polls open in 90 minutes for the first primary election in decades that could affect both sides. janel? >> reporter: hi chris and mary. yeah for the first time in a long time, new york is definitely a key player. a key con tender in this primary bat and right now -- contender in this primary battle and right now, the hometown people are hoping to ride the vote today. right now it is all up to the voters. >> it is so good. unbelievably good. >> reporter: hillary clinton enjoying ice cream and a 10- point advantage in new york. the latest cbs battleground polls, clinton hoping her roots as an adopted new yorker and two time u.s. senator will help
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attempting to show voters a lighter side, talking with steven colbert about why she chose not to eat cheesecake in public. >> something could drop out of your mouth, it could smear on your pace. >> reporter: bernie sanders held one -- your face. >> reporter: bernie sanders held one final rally in front of a crowd of thousands monday. hoping to pull off an upset. >> this is a movement getting >> reporter: for the republicans. >> there is so much i admire about mr. trump. >> reporter: trump calling on buffalo bills coach rex ryan to get voters revved up. >> we are going to bring the united states of america back. >> reporter: trump getting a pass of the audience when he
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of the 9/11 terror attacks. >> i watched our police and firemen down at seven eleven when it came down. >> reporter: in the final hours before ballots are cast. >> feeds into their fears, drives them negative and says don't worry, trust me it will all be fixed. reporting. john elliott? >> reporter: a few clouds out there, maybe a spritz here and there but that is about it. it is a weak front, it will usher in cooler temperatures after yesterday's really warm readings. in the city it is comfortable, cloudy and 61. there was like a party on 9th avenue. i don't know what was going on. >> reporter: a few showers into
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then we are right back to our old static tricks, meaning we'll see relatively quiet and seasonal numbers to rab up the week. 66 lunch time, 69 at 2:00. 70 your high, that is above normal. reality, if you look at the numbers for the remainder of the week, it is actually going to be relatively comfortable. but let's keep you comfortable behind the wheel. kyle is in for alex. >> i walked by that party too and you know you are in a glamorous life when you are going to work and they are still partying. between exits 29 and 27 a long-term construction project, drivers are detoured on to marble avenue. in huntington we are starting with an accident on long island. an overturned truck and a debris spill has all lanes closed between exits 49 and 48.
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be keeping an eye on that one. chris over to you. breaking news overnight in afghanistan. the taliban claiming responsibility for coordinated attacks on a government security agency in kabul. the attacks including a suicide bombing that killed a number of people and injured 200. afghan officials say police have killed one armed assail hadn't atlanta and are looking for at least two more suspects. a former nypd officer is sentencing for manslaughter. peter le yang is being sentenced for shooting an unarmed man in an apartment complex. >> reporter: good morning. today a judge will hear from beth the prosecution and defense before determining peter le yang's sentence. in february, former officer peter le yang was convicted for the 2014 shooting death of khai
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gurley was unarmed in the dimly lit stairwell of the pink houses. shortly after the verdict we spoke to his mother. >> he is very upset too. he would rather the bullet hit himself. >> reporter: as well as gurley's family. >> we are not rejoicing, but it is about being accountable for an innocent life that was taken. >> two months later sentencing day is here. the ruling was postponed earlier this month after michael vargas, a juror on the panel this convicted le yang, admitted his own father was convicted of a tim lar crime. the judge ruled that vargas did not intentionally lie to the court, and the verdict would stand. le yang, sergeant with manslaughter, faces a maximum sentence of up to 15 years in prison. brooklyn district attorney has proposed le yang be sentenced to probation and six months house arrest. a suggestion supporters agree
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family cannot stand behind. >> you hoodwinked us. people of color. your kind. >> reporter: sentencing is scheduled for 2:00 this afternoon both supporters of both sides will be present. now to the growing nypd scandal. a rockland county man is free on bond this morning. it is the latest fallout from a federal probe into the nypd. >> reporter: alex lichtenstein left federal court after facing a judge of charges for bribery and corruption. he is accused of paying out bribes to nypd cops to issue gun permits without proper background checks. the licenses then were allegedly sold for $18,000 apiece to people who might not
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on a tape recorded conversation lichtenstein reportedly bragged he used his nypd connections to obtain 150 permits. at $6000 apiece, it is believed he paid out $900,000 in bribes. on the recorded conversation, lichtenstein reportedly said, i want to repeat myself i'm not bribing you. the officers respond of course you are bribing me. let's be frank and honest here. >> no one answered the door at the lichtenstein home. neighbors said they saw several officers there over the weekend. in court the federal prosecutor said agents confiscated two guns from the home. lichtenstein had licenses for both. there are other people who could be involved, including a long time sergeant and a commander who introduced that sergeants to lichtenstein.
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for a 6-month stretch in late 2015 lichtenstein was at the division twice a week and would often sit near the sergeant's desk. one woman is dead after a fire in brooklyn. flames erupted inositide a three-story house in prospect. the cause of the deadly fire is currently under investigation, but at this point officials say it does not appear suspicious. a state of emergency in texas as more rain is expected in houston. more than a foot of rain fell yesterday, inundating highways. the floods. officials say more than 1200 rescues were needed across the area. a reporter took part in one of them, he was going live when a started floating by. >> dude you've got to get out of the car.
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>> reporter: what do i do? >> leave the car. swim. the reporter helped him get to dry land. his car sank seconds after he got out. cbs is offering up a new convenience for shoppers. why it could make your trip to the pharmacy a lot quicker. getting ready to plan a trip today? i think you are going to like it. a few clouds out here. then the sun returns and hey a nice afternoon.
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4:42. time to check in weather on the 2s. >> reporter: i was sweating yesterday. i work out a lot. not really, but it was warm out there, but what a delightful way to start the day. readings in the low 50s, too, right around 60 still in brooklyn and alaina is loving it. so glad that we are just done, thinking about snow at all. 47 the coolest reading i have on the map and that, i believe is from challengely, who clearly knows how to get down. enjoying another beautiful day. get down. one guy got it. bill got that. feathers up and let's get
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we were trying to show you the man, but the clouds are creeping in. it looks like a crescent but there is more to that roll. a lot more in fact a full, pink moon. we are at 61. brooklyn not that far behind. cooler readings though, sparta at 49, 46 in edison. 39 in the hamptons. the heat escapes, but these numbers compared to yesterday, everybody retaining some heat. anywhere from 1 to 16 degrees warmer than yesterday, but the inverse will occur. even though we are warmer out of the 2008, it is going to be cooler this -- out of the gate, it is going to be cooler this afternoon. down by at least 10 today, in the city. still very mild for april standards. you can see a few april showers through parts of duchess but i'll tell you what there is
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end of the front. you can see more through parts of massachusetts through vermont, new hampshire and maine. good news for east texas today. they get a chance to catch their breath but more storms on the front range. a futurecast is almost kind of an exercise in well, nothing. you are going to see the thing kind of fall apart and we are right back under the influence of high pressure wednesday into thursday. rain chances in the works on friday. tell you what, we are dry though. we do need that rain. 70, it is going to be breezy. it's been dry, so the national weather service has posted a red flag fire warning, meaning call it in. because with these conditions fires can spread rapidly. the rain we need is coming in on friday. could even see an isolated thunderstorm. what is going on kyla? >> good morning everybody. it is getting a little bit
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we start in brooklyn this morning. fenmore street remains closed westbound. continued fdny activity from last night's deadly fire. then to huntington, an accident with an overturned truck. a debris spill has all lanes closed between exits 49 and 48. traffic is being detoured. so far no major delays yet. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. if you are just waking up, here's a look at stories. police are searching for two gunmen in a brooklyn robbery targeting an off-duty taxi driver and two people in his car. one suspect, seen here, drove off in the cab, which was recovered. the other ran away, they made off with cash, credit cards and a cell phone. in connecticut a brooklyn man accused of harassing relatives of a too mucher has been sentenced to two years probation.
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and an arrest in a murder. william smith is accused of killing a man in the bellevue men's shelter friday morning and is a suspect in a slashing of a livery cab driver. a thief pulled a fast one at a brooklyn burger joint. watch as the woman chases the hamburgler. >> starting from scratch after another brazen tip jar theft. in the security video taken at action burger in williamsburg, the guy at the counter asks about a possible job, then to use the restroom of the on his way out he grabs the jar of money while the manager's back is turned. 22-year-old leah alvarez gave chase. >> i don't know what i was thinking. >> reporter: a tough young woman who is rebuilding her own
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the trip jar was labeled japan fund. >> i was mad. i had worked so hard for that money. i was like if i catch him i'm going to fight him. i was ready for it. >> reporter: she is especially angry because it happened before. once she got a guy literally with his hand in the jar. customers are outraged. >> i'm like it is a tip jar. leave it's lien. >> reporter: it is annoying. there have been so many tip jar thefts in this part of the behind the counter where they are hard to reach but they are also easy to ignore. >> right now we put velcro at the bottom and we are going to put the cap that is cut out, so if you stick your hand in it you might get cut. >> reporter: you could have
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>> i could hold my own, i think. >> reporter: as she builds it back a buck at a time. on money watch, stock futures are mixed this morning after a rally pushed the dow above 18,000. it is the first time since last summer. the index gained 106 points. s & p rose by 13 to its highest level in a year. department store chain headquarters and regional offices rather than on the sales floor. the company says it plans to cut between 350 and 400 positions. it is a big slash, around 60 million in costs. wal-mart and macy's have also announced plans to cut thousands of jobs this here. competition with amazon is one major reason. drive up drugstores could be coming to your neighborhood. cvs will offer drive up service
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but eventually you will be able to use a mobile app to order items and they'll be delivered to your car when you drive up to the store. >> how about that? making it easier. 4:49. still ahead, more controversial fallout from a controversial bathroom law. we will get another check on your traffic and weather, on the 2s, next. darkened privacy when you don't. modern elegance always. right now take 30% off our entire selection of beautiful cascade shades. let the sun shine in. or don't. it's all good. blinds to go.
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going to the prospect park zoo. can you hear me now? >> reporter: they can get hbo without cable. >> you are looking foxsy today too. -- winds out of the west at 6. gusty this afternoon, maybe an early shower. back in business. temperatures running above normal the next several days. needed rain man do we need it still in the plan for the day friday. 70 in the city, warmer to the west. cooler to the east of the everybody cooler than we were yesterday. make sure you are fire safe on this day today. let's get you on the way with kyla. >> reporter: let's do it. in huntington, we have an accident with an overturned truck. you can see it on the left side of your screen, and a debris spill. this has all lanes closed on the westbound l.i.e. right now traffic is detoured off to the service road.
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to tell you that one worries me. subway issues this morning, due to track maintenance there are no 1 trains, running between chamber street and fourth ferry. as an alternative customers may use the m5 bus. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. chris and mary over to you. the supreme court appears split over president obama's executive actions on immigration. as justices heard arguments inside, outside hundreds of undocumented immigrants voiced their concerns. the plan, called deferred action for parents of americans, would allow immigrants with children who were born in the u.s. to live and work here without being deported. texas and 25 other states want to block it. they say only congress question implement such an act. more all fat over north
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pearl jam pulling out of the show for tomorrow night in raleigh. calling it a despicable assault on the lgbt community. the band boston canceling three performances in the state. how officials are taking steps to prevent the zika virus from spreading. the groundbreaking show hamilton and its creator given
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>> it is hip hop? >> but it is also responsible for keeping alexander hamilton on the $10 bill. >> just in time. maybe the $20 bill instead of the $10. >> which it should have been. we predicted that last november here on cbs. we are in favor of this weather. >> i love the musical and i love the weather. l.i.e. a little concerned about that. a truck disabled there. primary day, all eyes are on new york. we are just one hour away from the polls opening. we'll have a live report, coming up. plus sentencing day for an nypd police officer convicted
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two hundred thousand dollars an hour for them. but not even fifteen bucks an hour for all americans. enough is enough. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. approaching 5:00. the temperatures are in the 60s for this tuesday, april 19th. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. but first a big day for new york. voters head to the polls? just an hour. it is sentencing day for a former nypd officer. what petrale i can't think could be facing in the shooting of gurley. we begin with campaign 2016.
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in the presidential election. >> most polls open in about an hour. janel burrell joins us from one on the upper west side this morning. >> reporter: good morning to you chris and mary. the candidates certainly consider this a pivotal primary in this battleground primary season here. 95 delegates up for grabs on the republican side. 247 for the democrats and now it is all up to the voters. >> reporter: hillary clinton enjoying ice cream and a lead hoping her roots as a two time u.s. senator will bring her a victory. talking with steven colbert about why she recently chose not to eat cheesecake in public. >> something could drop out of your mouth. it could smear your face.
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top here and just eat as much as you want. >> reporter: her opponent, bernie sanders, held one facetime rally in long island city in front of a crowd of thousands monday. sanders, the winner of the last 7 of 8 contests, hoping to pull off an upset. >> this is a movement of getting the establishment very, very nervous. >> reporter: for the republicans, trump calling on buffalo bills coach rex ryan to get voters revved up at his last new york rally. >> we are going to bring the united states of america back. >> reporter: trump's challengers, john kasich and ted cruz attempting to whittle down his lead in the final hours before ballots are cast. >> feeds into their fears, drives them very negative and says don't worry it'll all be fixed.
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hoping to hold on to their hometown advantage as voters head to the polls later this morning. again polls open at 6:00 at most locations in our viewing area. including the five boroughs, rockland, orange and putnam county. duchess and sullivan, the polls there open at noon. polls will close at 9:00 tonight. janel burrell, cbs-2 news. in the city right now, it is comfortable, it is going to be a comfortable day. cooler as well. current reading in the park 63, up 2 degrees from last year. winds variable at 3. a breezy condition with the north wind filling in, be mindful of that. that will continue trib to the
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a weak front in our area. we'll see some clearing. by lunch time you are up to 66. 69 at 2:00. 70 for your high. you'll feel it, maybe a little jacket if you are hanging out late or heading out right now. if you are, you need to listen to kyla. in brooklyn, fenmore street remains closed westbound. between rogers and bedford avenue due to continue fire department activity from last night's deadly fire. then we head to huntington, an accident with an overturned truck. you can see it has all lanes closed on the westbound l.i.e. traffic is being detoured off to the service road. no major delays yet, but this has the potential to be a big problem as we get into the rush hour. also let's talk construction.
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two lanes on the southbound fdr drive. busy at 63rd street. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today all the. breaking news overnight in afghanistan. the taliban claiming responsibility for coordinated attacks on a government security agency in kabul. the attacks include a suicide bombing. officials say police have killed one armed assailant and are looking for at least two more. now a former nypd officer being sentenced today for manslaughter. >> reporter: peter le yang will find out if he will be spared prison time as recommended by the da. mag clean that -- >> reporter: the judge will hear from the prosecution and defense.
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officer peter le yang was convicted of the shooting death of gurley. soon after the verdict, we spoke to his mother. >> he is very upset too. he would rather the bullet hit himself instead of gurley. >> reporter: as well as gurley's family. >> we are not rejoicing, but it is about being accountable. >> reporter: two months later sentencing day is here for the officer. the ruling was postponed earlier this morning after michael vargas, a juror to the panel which convicted le yang, admitted the fact his own father was convicted of a similar crime. the judge ruled that vargas did not intentionally lie to the court and the verdict would stand. le yang, charged with
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sentence of up to 15 years in prison. attorney ken thompson has proposed probation and six months house arrest. >> you hoodwinked us. people of color. your kind. >> reporter: both families will be present in court for sentencing. today. at the kings county supreme court house, cbs-2 news. police have released new video of the hit and run death of a legally blind pedestrian. this surveillance video shows the driver of the suv still going after he hit warren on main street sunday morning. the 64-year-old was walking with a cane along the bicycle lane. this image shows the driver continuing on with obvious
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>> reporter: investigators are searching for a 2002-2005 blue ford explorer with damage to the hood and grill. new developments in a police involved shooting that killed a queens man. the flamly of 32-year-old george tillman demanding justice. tillman was shot early sunday morning on 135th street in plainclothessed officers approached tillman -- approached tillman. four discharged their weapons in the shooting. five people died in weather related incidents as water submerged entire neighborhoods in texas. more than 1200 rescues were needed across the area, schools are closed and power is knocked out to thousands. more rain is expected over the
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more u.s. troops will soon be helping to fight isis in iraq. defense secretary carter revealed the plan. 200 advisers and trainers will be embedded with iraqi forces. president obama spoke with cbs this morning's charlie gross. >> my expectation is by the end of the year, weville created the conditions whereby mosul will eventually fall. >> reporter: you can see the rest of the exclusive interview with president obama on cbs this morning. still ahead an emotional hearing for boston marathon runners. hear from one of the survivors who crossed the finish line with a prosthetic leg. plus this. we haven't heard. >> forced out? they are fighting for their
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why dozens could be forced out because of subway repairs, coming up. we have mild conditions in the area right now. then the sunglasses later today. some sun block too. traffic and weather on the 2s, coming up. it's cal my -- some sunblock too. traffic and weather on the 2s, coming up. by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by millions of small contributions. people like you
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what a day yesterday.
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night. >> you know where i went agreed? just for kicks? the post office. it was jam packed. >> was it? >> right there at 5:05. everybody what? >> and then the day after tax day is wear your pjs to work day. so if people are wearing pajamas, it is sanked by the treasury department. so here's the deal. nothing taxing about the weather in a major way. you know it is just a little warm. and we are also dealing with breezy conditions so we are worried about the spread of fire in our area. but we were feeling the heat yesterday. those numbers are down today. 63 with clouds overhead, winds light right now, they are stronger this afternoon. 49 in greenwich. 45 in morristown. unusual for this time of day
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notice around the area, it is a little cooler through the lakes, but still reporting stations it is warmer than it was this time yesterday. but you've got to remember, yesterday we hit 76 in farmingdale. yesterday we had 83 in summer dale. and the city hit 82. 82 in the city. we haven't been that warm since the 29th of september. but today, with those shifting winds, we are cooler. in fact your high this afternoon just 70. so about 10 or 12 degrees cooler than it was yesterday. but that said, 70 is still well above the normal of 63. 92 and 21 your records for the day. sun up at 6:10, sets at 7:40.
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and we see another ridge of high pressure build in. so we are looking good tem. wednesday into thursday nice for april as well. back in the 70s thursday. late thursday into friday a chance of some needed rain. right now, the weekend doesn't look that bad. it will be back in the 60s as well. hey let's get you off to work with kyla. good morning, good morning everybody. we are having a little trouble this morning, so we are going to start in pleasantville. this is the parkway, close in both directions between exits 29 and 27. this is ongoing and drivers are being detoured. a few more minutes to get you around that. then we head to huntington. this could be a tough one. an accident with an overturned truck and a debris spill. all lanes closed on the westbound l.i.e.
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traffic is detoured off to the service road. no major delays yet. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. mary over to you. some residents in brooklyn were caught off guard over mta renovations as crews work on an elevated line. >> reporter: it is an overhead mays of subway off myrtle avenue. the unlucky residents will soon have to get out. >> we haven't heard if it is actually happening or if we are going to have enough notice to move. >> reporter: it is happening. these 26 homes and two businesses will soon have to relocate for 6-10 months during mta operations. many of the affected residents say the most they have heard are neighborhood rumors. >> we are nervous they are
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like by the way, you have to get out in a month. >> reporter: mta tells us it notified residents last week. but when we showed tenants at 1156 myrtle avenue, they said it was news to them. >> this is going to affect me because i'm trying to get a sub letter. >> reporter: construction is starting in june of next year to demolish and rebuild the myrtle creek viaduct. >> we know this is a terrible inconvenience. >> reporter: mt awill work with tenants and compensate them for relocation. residents are concerned with staying athreat. >> there is a lot of stuff in here and a lot of stuff in the basement. moving will be a real challenge. but you can't fight city hall. >> reporter: mt adoes have
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the owners and resell them once the project is completed. >> reporter: the mta says it doesn't know when residents can expect to move. a woman hit by falling bricks in midtown is recovering in bellevue hospital. the woman was taken to the hospital in serious, but stable condition. the city buildings department is trying to find out why the bricks fell. emotional moments in yesterday's boston marathon. a professional dancer who lost a leg in the explosions finished the 26.2-mile route on a prosthetic leg. >> i'm really emotional. because i think of all the different definitions this finish line has held. >> i ran with the city in my heart, martin, sean, lindsey, crystal.
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encouragement of the crowds and fellow marathoners helped through the course. >> president obama and tom brady also sending out support on social media. friends and fans are remembering veteran actress doris roberts today, she played the mother on everybody loves raymond. >> they said deborah dresses a little tramy -- a little like a tramp. >> i think they were being kind. >> reporter: roberts's family said she passed away in her sleep on sunday. she was 90 years old. and one of the true, true funny women. >> she made me laugh each and every time. 5:19. coming up local lawmakers are taking steps to install more electric car chargers
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a bystander ran into the water and began shifting the stuck dolphin. the dolphin eventually, eventually swam away. sydney nice going there. good thing it one a shark. here's what's going on. it is mild in the city. 63 degrees. a little warmer out the door. still the 40s madison, sable at 40. a lot warmer for the jersey shore this morning than we saw yesterday morning. light rain through parts of connecticut. a few showers filling in to orange county. sullivan, ulster, duchess as well, 70 but i'll tell you with these clearing skies the uv forecast is at a 7. a good idea to listen in to kyla. what is going on?
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in brooklyn february nor remains closed between rogers and bedford avenue from last night's deadly fire. also a disable bus blocking one lane on the eastbound belt -- disabled bus blocking one lane on the eastbound bolt parkway. all lanes closed westbound l.i.e. between exits 49 and 48. traffic is being detoured to the service road, so far no major delays. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. chris and mary, over to you. the mets in action against philadelphia last night. >> the rangers get back on the ice.
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yankees host the as. -- the a's. mcdone that -- eight strikeouts to end his night. lucas back to back, walker his fourth as the mets win it 5-2. i'm otis livingston and that his your sports update. in health watch this morning that sweet tooth could mean trouble for toddlers. they are at a higher risk for excessive weight gain. there is little you can do to reverse this but suggest snacks like fresh fruit, dark chocolate and nuts. cable the candidates.
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about your dinner plans. >> in the past week new yorkers who googled hillary clinton searched for keen way recipes -- quinoa recipes. on the republican side those who searched for donald trump had an appetite for fish and quest bars. for john kasich searched for play minute i don't know and homemade -- for filet and homemade spaghetti sauce.
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lattes, -- you get, coffee, any kind of coffee. new yorkers head to the polls for presidential primaries. we'll have a live report, coming up. it is sentencing day for former officer peter le yang. and new york city schools could soon ditch the paper textbooks for a high-tech
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63 degrees already on this tuesday. already another warm day ahead. traffic and weather on the 2s coming your way in just a moment. sentencing day for peter le yang in the shooting of gurley. why he could face no jail times. and a new plan for electric cars in new york city. but first it is primary day in new york. good morning i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge.
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>> for today's presidential >> for today's presidential primary most polls open about an hour from now. janel? >> reporter: mary, in both the democrat and i can republican races, it is the new yorkers who are ahead. and all of the candidates realize that today's vote could be crucial after making one last ditch effort yesterday it is all up to the voters. hillary clinton enjoying ice cream and a 10-point advantage in new york. clinton, hoping her roots as an adopted new yorker and two time u.s. senator will bring her victory. talking with steven colbert about why she chose not to eat cheesecake in bubble at juniors. >> just a little bit off the top here and then just eat as much as you want.
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bernie sanders held one final rally in long island city in front of a crowd of thousands monday. sanders, the winner of the last 7 of 8 contests, hoping to pull off an upset. >> this is getting the establishment very, very nervous. >> reporter: for the republicans, trump calling on buffalo bills coach rex ryan to get voters revved up. >> trump's challengers john kasich and ted cruz attempting to whittle down his lead. >> feeds into fears drives negative and says don't worry, it will all be fixed. >> reporter: 95 delegates up
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side, 247 on the democratic side. s polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 pm. the exception in our viewing area, duchess and sullivan counties where polls open at noon. you mentioned they could have a little bit of rain. little bit. >> reporter: maybe orange county too. light jacket, i think you will be fine. and then, the drops are in the morning. the front pushes through and then the wind fills in, but it is a dryer wind. so we are concerned about fires starring and spreading. there is that front right there. orange county a little bit of putnam. not a lot of moisture the focus of that in are is in parts of
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as early as lunch time for much of the area, 69, low 70s to the west. it is a lot cooler than yesterday. still above normal. we won't be cheering for me quite as much, but when can you? we have a little trouble to look out for this morning. in brooklyn, fenmore street remains closed from last night's deadly fire. a disabled bus blocks one lane on the eastbound parkway. but in huntington, we have an truck. it has a debris spill with it. all lanes are closed on the at exit 49.
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service road and here come the delays, back to here. alternate side parking is in effect citywide? the sentencing of a former nypd officer in a manslaughter charge. >> reporter: in february former officer peter le yang was convicted of manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of gurley. gurley was in armed, who was shot -- gurley was not armed, when he was shot by le yang.
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he would rather the bullet hit himself instead of gurley. >> reporter: as well as gurley's family. >> we are not rejoicing, but it is about being accountable. >> reporter: two months later sentencing day is here for the officer. the ruling was postponed earlier this month after michael vargas, a juror on the panel which convicted le yang, admitted his own father was convicted of a phil similar crime. the judge ruled vargas did not intentionally lie to the court and the verdict would stand. le yang faces up to 15 years from prison. the district attorney has proposed probation and six months house arrest. a suggestion supporters agree with. one that gurley's family cannot stand behind. >> you hoodwinked us. people of color. your kind.
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hear from both the prosecution and the defense before making the ruling at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. one woman is dead is a neighbor hurt after a fire ripped through a home in brooklyn. flames erupted inside a 3-story house on fenmore street. the cause of the fire is under investigation but at this point it does not appear suspicious. police arrested a new rochelle man suspected in the campus square. it started with a confrontation at a student event sunday night. students were told to stay in as police flooded the campus looking for a possible armed man. charges are pending against 24- year-old jean pierre fillcher. a store clerk was back on the job hours after he was shot
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the struggle was caught on surveillance cameras. one searches forful cash. -- for cash. >> he was going to shoot me and i moved fast and he shot me over here. one tough guy. that is for sure. an american is confirmed dead from the powerful earthquake. the toll climbs to 413. heavy equipment is being used, video shows the moment the 7.8 magnitude quake rocked the region over the weekend. in jackson heights, queens, worried residents packed a meeting held by ecuador's counsel general. after working for hours firefighters reached three
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new york city health officials are taking steps to spreading. they plan to increase surveillance trapping mosquitoes. so far those spreading the virus have not been found in new york. >> no one has been infected in new york city by the virus. the only people who have it here contracted it elsewhere and brought it here. >> reporter: the virus can cause serious birth defects and even fetal deaths is that bill cosby's wife is expected to answer questions today. lawyers claim the comedian's wife of 52 years does not have any information on the women's
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must continue her deposition but she is beening improper questions. at 5:39. coming up a potential deal to bring amazon technology to new york city classrooms. adding charging chase but is there room for them? i respect -- charging stations, but is there room for them. you can connect with us during the program, all morning long, all night long, that's right. just follow us on facebook or twitter.
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right back out you temperatures in the 60s already at 5:42. how about traffic and weather on the 2s? oh you are talking about
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i thought you were talking about me. i'm not a beauty. just a cutie. let's get going and see what is going on. 55 adrienne in beautiful valley stream. but a trip to middletown, getting these readings, 64 from adam. very mild. feels like a nice june morning out the door. sissy got a notice on the fire alert to the fire weather, we'll share that in just a bit. and bob has 54 and bob and chris chiming in about this important date in history. the american revolution begins. lexington and concord. we are studying the says. there is a bit of a break
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definitely more clouds than we saw yesterday. 63 warmer in middle -- skies. there is a bit of a break there. definitely more clouds than we saw yesterday. 63 warmer in middle town. 53 down to the jersey shore as well. hour by hour, you are going to see clouds, a bit more sun at noon then it turns breezy too. 6 at 2:00, around 70 for your high this afternoon. pollen count is way up there this morning, i love trees, i am a tree hugger and a wheel watcher. but you have pollen counts really high today so make sure you are ready for that. no kind of moisture, very late rain. a few drops through put nan and
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a big ridge of my pressure again. -- high pressure again. sunny and breezy with relatively low dew points. the national weather service has posted a red flag warning, meaning conditions are favorable for the rapid spread of a fire so if you see something, call it in quickly. it has been a long, dry stretch about with the wind that exacerbates overall conditions. the rain we need is coming in on friday and a pretty nice april weekend to look forward to. looking forward to a smooth commute i hope. what is going on kyla? >> one can hope, we try for that. in brooklyn fenmore street remains closed between rogers and bedford avenue. also we have a disabled bus looking one lane on the
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now to a bigger problem. a live look in huntington. you are looking at the overpass, you can kind of make it out in the distance. all lanes closed on the west long island expressway. the traffic is being detoured off to the service road. and as you can see, lots of delays there, tail lights. it will get worse before it gets better. all the night side parking is in effect citywide. in our money watch this morning, one big department store chain is cutting jobs. >> another is granting its workers a higher wage. henna good morning. >> reporter: good morning mary. good morning chris. energy companies led a broad rally. the dow finished above the 18,000 mark for the first time since last summer. the nasdaq added 21 points. nordstrom is cutting 400
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center and regional support teams. those add up to savings as customers online shop. target has raised employee pay to $10 an hour. and amazon will find out this week whether they are in line to be awarded a contract to sell ebooks to new york city schools. according to the wall street journal, the contract is worth $64.5 million over the next five years. >> henna, thank you so much. new york city lawmakers are taking steps to install even
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dozens of lawmakers plan to offer -- car makers plan to offer electric cars next year. charging stations are planned for two streets in every borough. >> if i would decide to get an electric vehicle what is the guarantee i have chargers throughout the five burrows? >> it is not clear how much it would cost to use. there is no time tablet yet for the proposed plan. an update on a story we told you about last week. light rail trains recording passenger's every move. now the aclu has demanded information about the surveillance programs. signs are posted on trains with the technology and the new system is meant to deter crime
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up next, big news for fans of gwen stefani and blake shelton. broadway's hamilton rising up to make history again with their biggest award yet. the game two of the series coming up in philly.
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gwen stephanie announcing her north american summer tour. the singer will perform 27 shows starting in massachusetts july 12th, new york on july 21st, performing at the jones beach theater. tickets go on sale on friday. >> i was going to say her roller skating is amazing, and then that happened. blake shelton bookinged shows in multiple sisters. the sing soldier waiting for the fall for -- multiple cities. shelton will play the barclay center in brooklyn. no word yet on whether they'll do cross concert touring. who knows? time now 5:52. traffic and weather on the 2s. chris wragge, huge country
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he loves buck owens. >> real country. more clouds overhead. pretty skies, 65 mild degrees. feels better out the door. 40s, 50s and 60s. we have a little bit of wet weather, very little wet weather. we need more, but a few passing showers north and it is nice and mild. pretty nice day to look forward to, just a lot cooler than yesterday. hopefully we have headaches on long island but hopefully not too bad for you. what is going on kyla? >> right now no such luck in huntington. we have an accident with an overturned truck and debris spill. all lanes closed on the westbound l.i.e. it is a bad direction to have closed. traffic is detoured off to the service road. delays you can see there, stick with the northern state parkway to get around this. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for
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he has won a grammy for this summer's tonys i don't now the smash hit hamilton and creator lynn manuel miranda have won a drama prize. >> i could watch this all day. the story of the nation's first treasury secretary tells the story of hamilton through a blend of rap and hip hop and other styles. hamilton has been playing to sold out performances since last august. >> the pulitzer prize isn't the only award. >> he is also recognized by a nonprofit company for girls. >> the soaring voices of youth
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display in honor of two special people. lynn manuel miranda the creator of the broadway epic, hamilton and his father, a long time leader in the public and private sector and community advocate, for their commitment social justice and equality. >> really humbled. thank you very much. and thank you for this honor. >> reporter: the young performers are from a company girl be heard. a remarkable place where women, primarily 12-21 years of age, many living below the poverty line are given a safe space to share their stories. >> they are my backbone and my family. >> reporter: the group is presenting its fairy godfather award to lynn miranda and his dad who have paved opportunity through their work.
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thanks forgiving an award to my dad. he is the best. >> reporter: if there is anyone making the way for more women and more people of color to be on center stage on broadway, it is lynn -- it is lynn manuel. >> these girls will tell you the ultimate highlight was meeting the famous hamilton star, who brought signed copies of his book for all and posed for pictures with each of them and my heart rate is like 100 miles a minute. >> so excited. in 1765 i moved to an island. >> reporter: at this ceremony they created a special hamilton inspired rap performance for miranda. >> his name is hamilton and he is from the caribbean. making it a day and honor the mirandas will not forget.
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could be the stars ever tomorrow. scott rapoport, cbs 1 news. >> yesterday's fundraiser brought in more than $100,000. they have a goal of $200,000, so they are really hoping for more donations. >> that is super. >> everybody is perform in front of him now. from amy schumer. >> johnny, late's talk about how do we follow-up an 82? >> you get a 7:00 ticket tonight if a broadway show, you are fine. l.i.e., big problems. we'll talk about it in just a moment. we are a few minutes away from the polls officially opening. new video from a deadly hit and run on long island. do you recognize the video. a new battle to unlock a
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cooler than yesterday but we could hit 70 again. good morning, i'm marryical have i. >> and i'm chris wragge. this is a movement getting the establishment very, very nervous. >> polls are open all eyes on new york as voters make their choice in what could be a game changing primary election. cbs-2 is on top of it every step of the way. the scandal surrounding the nypd widens. now we are learning about this brooklyn man. he is accused of bribing officers with cash in order to get his hands on gun permits. still ahead what happened when we paid a visit to his home. thal taliban claiming responsibility if a coordinated attack on a key government security agency in afghanistan's capital.
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months after that verdict was handed down today, former nypd officer petrale yang will learn his -- peter le yang will learn his fate. a mother's plea to have her daughter's smartphone unlocked. she thinks it could hold the key to finding her daughter's killer. it is part of the nationwide fight overren description. australia is truly a lovely lady. double for all the angry men who make you do these videos. >> following a public apology by the actor and his wife, did he get it right? we will compare the two in this morning's two talkers. that is not johnny depp? you could have fooled me.
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are going to be dealing with clouds to start the day. and it is a relatively nice day, just not as warm. cloudy and 65 in the city. wet weather through parts of orange county and putnam county. that is about it, not a lot of moisture to work with. however the wind will fill in out of the negotiate. breezy at timmons, 69 at 2:00. we have a few problems out there, this is fenmore street that remains closed between rogers and bedford avenue due to activity from last night's deadly fire. also a disabled vehicle blocking one lane at nap street
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but this is our bigger problem. a live look out in huntington, you can see the debris still here, just a big problem, big mess. all lanes closed on the westbound l.i.e. traffic is diverted to the service road and it is causing delays. these are approaching exit 51. so stick with the north then state parkway. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. chris and mary back to you. how to campaign 2016, voters have their final say in the presidential election. >> after weeks of intense campaigning polls have opened in most communities across the state. janel burrell joins us from the upper west side. janel? >> reporter: good morning to you mary and chris. the day is finally upon us. and this primary could be critical in order for the front runners to clinch the nominations.
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in this campaign who seem to have the hometown advantage but it is all left up to the voters. >> reporter: hillary clinton enjoying ice cream and a 10- point advantage in new york. clinton hoping her roots as an adopted new yorker and two time u.s. senator will help bring her victory. attempting to show voters a lighter side, talking with steven colbert about why she recently close not to eat cheesecake. >> just a little bit off the top here and eat as much as you want. >> reporter: her opponent, brooklyn born and raised bernie sanders held one final rally in long island city in front of a crowd of thousands. sanders the winner of the last 7 of 8 contests is hoping for an upset.
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establishment very, very nervous. for the republicans trump calling on buffalo bills coach rex ryan to get voters revved up at his last rally. kasich and cruz attempting to whittle down his lead. >> feeds into their fears and says don't worry, trust me, it will all be fixed. a lot of delegates up for grabs. this polling station at the mickey mantle school just opened up. voters will shortly start to begin trickling in. reporting live this morning
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until 9:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. the exception are duchess and sullivan counties where the polls don't open until noon. breaking news in afghanistan. the taliban claiming responsibility for coordinated attacks on a government security agency in kabul. the attacks include a suicide bombing, killing 28 and injuring more than 300. police have killed one armed assailant. a rockland county man accused of bribing cops into helping his friends get gun permits is free on bond this morning. >> it is the latest fallout from a federal probe into the nypd. >> reporter: alex lichtenstein left the courthouse after facing a judge on charges of bribery and corruption. he was released on a $500,000 bond. he is accused of paying out bribes to nypd cops to issue gun permits without background checks. the licenses were sold to people who might not have gotten them otherwise. on a tape recorded conversation lichtenstein bragged he obtained 150 permits. at 6 thousand dollars apiece, it is believed he paid out $900,000 in bribes. lichtenstein repeatedly said i'm not bribing you. the officer's response? let's be honest here. you are bribing me. neighbors saw several agents there over the weekend when lichtenstein was taken into the custody. the criminal complaint
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people who could be involved, including a long time sergeant in the firearms licensing division and a commander who introduced that sarge to lichtenstein. for a six month stretch in 2015, lichtenstein was at the division twice a week and would often sit near the sergeant's desk. >> lichtenstein is a member of a volunteer patrol group. happening today, sentencing for former nypd officer peter le yang. he was accused in the shooting of gurley in a shooting in the pink houses. the da has recommended no prison time, just probation and home confinement. police in suffolk county released new video of the hit and run death of a legally blind pedestrian. detectives say this surveillance video shows the driver of the suv still going after he hit warren on main street sunday morning.
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with a cane alongside the road's bicycle lane. investigators are searching for the 2002-2005 blue ford explorer. coming up, the troops going to iraq in the battle against isis. the battle to fill the seat of a disgraced new york senator. and wild water leaves parts of texas underwater.
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sydney 6:12. traffic and weather on the 2s. >> i like that plan. we are really changing our tune in the sense it will be cooler today. not the 80s that we saw yesterday. 48 for the north shore. 48 in river head. want to head all the way down and check in with john, jersey shore. this fact from john and i think it may have been bob. 1960 baseball uniforms began displaying players' names on their backs for the first time. >> that is kind of a fun fact. we have these mild readings with the wind shifting. a lot cooler through the hudson valley this afternoon. 62 for daniel has been began and more than one weather --
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weather watcher, do you know why it is national bicycle day? a beautiful flower, sorry if you are suffering from allergies. it is bicycle day to commemorate the bicycle ride in 1943 by dr. hoffman, who discovered lsd and to prove it was safe, he rode a bicycle home and it didn't really work out that well. but i say get on your bike and ride, obviously, ride safely. winds out of the west at 7, bedford at 60 degrees. 46 in chatham. some of the coolett readings around on the east end around the hamptons. we start with clouds, definitely. by lunch time we are already seeing sun and fun. it is breezy and bright there afternoon with a lie around 70. and then cool again tonight. so futurecast again there is
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this front weakens, falls apart, wind intensifies, and then the sun comes out. a relatively static pattern, we stay dry, trying to get rain in here overnight thursday into friday, rain we really, really need. a passing shower early and then 70. don't forget with the wind and dry conditions, the risk of fire spreading is elevated today. make sure if you see something, call it in quickly. quiet wednesday and thursday. friday rain but then that clears and we see numbers still a bit above normal and relatively nice for the weekend as well. hey the ride this morning has not been nice. kyla is in for alex, what is going on? >> it has not. i'm glad the weather at least is on our side. we have an accident in patterson, new jersey, blocking two lanes at exit 56 causing delays back to exit 58.
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in huntington an accident here. a debris spill still has all lanes closed on the westbound long island express wii at 49. traffic is detoured off on the to service road. you see the problem here. your better bet this morning is to stick with the northern state parkway. chris and mary over to you. the presidential primaries won't be the only closely watched race today. new yorkers will kate ballot to replace sheldon silver. his seat is up for grabs and the contest to replace senate that majority leader dean kolius. >> reporter: it is a contentious battle filled with intrigue. the fight to fill the seat of dean kolius.
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voting in the middle of april. they want someone who believes it is a serious problem and has a plan to address that. >> reporter: former federal corruptions prosecutor pounded the pavement focused on ethics reform. a win could help flip control of the state senate. republicans control the chamber, thanks to a coalition with six break away democrats. >> the balance of power in new york state rests upon this race. i'm glad to be the republican candidate to keep this senate republican. he wants to set term limits and strip pensions of corrupt elected officials. some are banned are voting in the presidential primary. >> you can't be an independent, conservative, a green party member. you have to be a republican or
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once you take care of that, then you can fill out a ballot, if you are in any party or in no party for the state special election if you live in the communities in the ninth district. >> reporter: the winner will have to run again in november when all is assembly seats are up. jennifer mclogan. more u.s. troops will be helping the fight against isis in iraq. defense secretary ash carter revealed the plan monday. 200 advisers and trainers will be embedded with iraqi forces. president obama spoke with cbs this morning's charlie rose. >> my expectation is by the end of the year, we will have created the conditions whereby mosul will eventually fall. >> you can see the rest of charlie's exclusive sit down
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house on cbs this morning at 7:00. 18 minutes past the hour. brooklyn. the plan for subway repairs that could force people to businesses. when we return, ball boys, you have to be careful. boy that gets you every time.
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beens no five people died in weather related incidents in houston. more than 1200 rescues were needed across the area. school have been closed, power knocked out to thousands and his more rain expected over the next 2-3 days. >> to watch those, they were using anything they could to get out of the waters. the water returned in so many people did for the realize how devastating it would be i can't you have all these beltway and his highways, called the bayou city. basically if you are in the city you are trapped. >> no placeing to i don't i lived down there through tropical storm allison, billions of dollars of damage. >> so right now it is not
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the mechanics are there for showers and thunderstorms to develop today and they will be blocked. new west texas through the panhandle they are dealing with heavy rain for you. light rain and drizzle here through parts of rockland and west chester. putnam and orange county. yesterday 82. today we won't be. you are looking at a spread around 64 to 72. a loticaller today. breezy this afternoon as well. >> 82 is a little bit too hot. >> i liked it. >> we complain either way. we have a big problem on the long island expressway. let's go to jim smith in chopper 2. he is over the
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tell us what is going on here. >> reporter: this is westbound at exit 49. all lanes closed. a tractor trailer overturned. it was carrying garbage and that is being cleaned up from the highway. westbound l.i.e. at exit 49. all traffic pushed off is the service road. delays are bumper to bumper. jericho turnpike may be a little better to get around this. live in chopper 2 jim smith cbs- 2 news. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. chris and mary, over to you. big mess there. >> really feel for them. the rangers get back on the ice. here's otis livingston with your sports update. >> reporter: good morning everyone.
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mets and fill phillies, penguins at the garden. ryan was a surprise participant yesterday. he has been out of action a couple of weeks because of a hand injury. the mets and philly, david wright got the party started right. solo crank, a second in the ninth inning. noah eight strikeouts, including striking out the side in the seventh to end his night. the mets, walker his fourth as the mets win 5-2. i'm otis livingston. viral video that looks like it hurts. but first actor johnny depp and his wife apologize after being accused of smuggling their two dogs into australia. >> when you disrespect
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>> i am truly sorry pistol and boo were not declared. >> the video, played from court, touched one late night host so much it inspired him to also come clean. >> nor did we declare my colony of parakeets, whom i rightfully call the funky bunch, nor my two 500-pound feral hogs, whom i call niles and fraser. >> he nailed it. >> it was like are they being held hostage or what? >> you wonder about that. bizarre. it was a rough day at the office for a ball by at the barcelona open. >> during a match monday he does a great job.
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clay courts, that will do it. handled it like a champ. that is the sign of a great ball boy there. not disturbing play. good job. it is 6:26. still ahead, primary day, polls are open in what could be a pivotal election. sent sentencing day for a former nypd officer. and what went on inside this brooklyn burger joint. and why this woman believes unlocking her daughter's
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next. 6:30, 65 degrees on this tuesday, april 19th. the trend -- of nice weather continues. sentencing day for former officer peter le yang.
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and i'm chris wragge. voters will cast their primary that in years is an important primary. >> reporter: we were just inside of the mickey mantle school here. already a steady stream of voters inside on this primary day. for the first time in a long time the new york primary definitely crucial for any of the candidates in order to clinch the nomination and now it is in the hands of the voters. >> reporter: hillary clinton enjoying ice cream and a 10- point advantage in new york. clinton, hoping her roots as an adopted new yorker and two time u.s. senator will help bring her victory. talking with steven colbert about why she recently chose not to eat cheesecake in
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>> it could drop out of your mouth, smear your face and a little bit off the top here and then just eat as much as you want. person held one final rally in front of a crowd of thousandss. hoping to pull off an upset. >> this is a movement, getting the establishment very, very nervous. >> reporter: for the republicans, trump calling on buffalo bills's coach rex ryan to get his supporters revved up. kasich and ted cruz attempting to whittle down his lead in the final ballot. >> says don't worry, it will all be fixed i don't if i'm the nominee we win the general election.
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delegates up for grabs in this race today. 95 on the republican side, 247 for the democrats. reporting live this morning janel burrell cbs-2 news. >> most places will be open until 9:00 tonight. the exceptions in our viewing area are duchess and sullivan counties where polls open at noon. time for traffic and weather on the 2s. john good morning. >> reporter: early voters could see a little bit of light rain. that is about it weatherwise. no excuse, breezy but comfortable this afternoon. wind out of the west at 7. a stronger weekend and rain later in the day.
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makers, it is a weak front pushing through. cooler yesterday, -- rainmaker, it is a weak front pushing through. cooler yesterday, it has been challenging getting there today. >> reporter: to say the least we have problems on the long island expressway. jim smith is high over the scene with more. jim? >> reporter: all lanes closed on the westbound l.i.e. a tractor trailer overturned that was carrying garbage. that is the clean-up that is underway. dumpsters being brought in to clean the trash off the highway. all lanes are closed the traffic being detoured off to the service road. northern state parkway, jericho turnpike looking good as alternates. let's head now to patterson, new jersey, this blocking two lanes on 80 westbound causing delays to exit 58. alternate side of the street
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if you are headed to the airport i have good news. all is on or close to schedule liberty. nypd officer. >> he finds out today if he prison. >> reporter: the decision will be made today by the sentencing judge. both families are expected to be in court this afternoon. in february former officer peter le yang was convicted of manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of gurley. gurley was unarmed when he was shot by a vertical patrol in the dimly-lit stairwell of the pink houses. we spoke to his mother.
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he would rather the bullet hit himself instead of gurley. >> reporter: as well as gurley's family. >> we are not rejoicing. but it is where being accountable for the innocent life. >> reporter: two months later sentencing day is here. the ruling was postponed earlier this month after a juror on the panel admitted his own father was convicted of a similar crime. the judge ruled vargas did not intentionally lie to the court, and the verdict withstand. le yang physicians a maximum sentence up to 15 years in prison. the district attorney has proposed lang be sentenced to probation. one that gurley's family cannot stand behind.
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your kind. >> reporter: the judge will hear from both sides today before sentencing, set for 2:00 this afternoon. fire ripped through a home in brooklyn. the flames erupted inside a three-story house on fenmore street. the cause of the deadly fire is under investigation, but at this point officials say it does not appear suspicious. a new rochelle man is under arrest in connection with the campus scare that led to a lockdown. it started with a confrontation a student event monday night. students were told stay in place.
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watch as the woman chases the hamburgerler. the suspect asked to use the restroom at action burger in williamsburg. jar. the 22-year-old chased him for nearly four blocks. thought. >> i was mad, i tried so hard to save the money and i had money from the previous day. there was a decent amount. i was lake if i catch him i'm going to -- like, if i catch him i'm going to fight him. a woman, hit by falling bricks in midtown is recovering this morning in obama view hospital. she was in-- in bellevue loss. she is in serious but stable condition. the city trying to figure out what caused the bricks to fall. fans and friends are remembering veteran actress doris roberts, who died in los
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she is best known for playing meddling mother marie barone on the hit sitcom everybody loves raymond. >> they said deborah dresses like a tramp. >> i think they were being kind. >> she was a broadway actress in the 1950s before heading to hollywood. roberts's family said she passed away in her sleep sunday. last night raymond star ray romano said doris never stopped. i will miss her dearly. >> that cast was like a family they were together for so long. 6:39. coming up, what researchers discovered about a respiratory condition. looking for her daughter's killer, could evidence be on a
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>> do we have ozzie osborne's redone yet? pretty little baby? >> running with the devil? >> yeah, great for kids. >> these guys. >> he will be a great dad, won't he? hey today is hanging out today. you are supposed to hang your laundry out and dry it. and you know what? after a little bit of wet weather in the morning, it is a great day to put that laundry out. do you know your drier uses about 10% of your household energy? if you can hang it out, and it is stress awareness day, there is nothing like the smell of laundry right out of the washer. oh i love that. clouds in the city right, 65. winds out of the west at 7. 60 in white plains right now. that is mild. 50 in sparta. 53 in babylon. it is quite a bit warmer than it was at 6:43 monday morning.
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going to be quite a bit cooler than it was monday afternoon. it is a front pushing through. evidence of that clouds this morning 80s by the afternoon. mid-60s for the island, and just low 70s for interior sections. well above the normal of 63. 92 and 21 your records for the day. pollen? still high. kind of the drag when you are doing your laundry to you. it is tree pollen and glass filling in as well. we need the rain to help to the pollen. a little bit of light rain, but this front pushes through. then it is relatively uneventful and still above
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there is the chance for rain, maybe even an isolated thunderstorm friday. seasonable numbers for friday. speeds below normal. big problems to the east. what is going on kyla? >> big problems on the long island expressway this morning. maybe getting better but we are not there that. jim smith is over the scene in chopper 2. what can you see? >> slow progress here. they are making progress westbound l.i.e. a tractor trailer overturned that was carrying trash. that is now all over the roadways. two dumpsters have been filled up and there is still a pile that needs to be removed, a lot of clean-up. all lanes closed westbound at 49. delays are pretty much become to the parkway exit 53. jericho turnpike, much better as alternates. jim smith cbs-2 news. let's head now, thank you jim, to patterson, new jersey.
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two lanes on route 80, and this one causing delays back to exit 58. chris and mary a lot of folks stuck on the highway right now. thank you so much. residents and business owners in the packet of a subway improvement project will have to pack up and ship out. come june, dozens of apartments in the area where the trains converge will need to be vacated temporarily. that is when the construction will start on the myrtle avenue viaduct. two local businesses are also going to be affected. >> there is a lot of stuff here and in the basement. moving it will be a real challenge. but you know, you can't fight city hall. >> reporter: the mta has hired
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more than 200 cases of locked phones they cannot access, even with a court order. >> one mother says it is the only way to type out who killed her daughter. >> who shoots a pregnant woman? she was about to deliver. >> reporter: last april barbara mills's 29-year-old daughter, britney, was shot and killed in baton rouge, louisiana. the key piece of evidence in the case? her daughter's locked iphone i don't she told me she kept a diary on her phone. >> reporter: barbara mills was on the steps of new york city hall with manhattan district attorney cyrus vance jr. and crime victims advocates to urge apple to unlockler daughter's encrypted smartphone. >> we cannot access the phone because apple has upgraded the operating system to make that access, even with a court order, impossible. >> reporter: apple did not
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but the company argues overall its customers privacy for data security are its top priority. the debate over encryption made headlines in the san bernardino terror attacks. but the da showed a map of other cases involving a wide range of crimes. the named is urging congress to force -- the nypd is urging congress to force the decryption of phones. >> serious crimes key evidence is locked up and beyond the reach of law enforcement. >> reporter: and this retired nurse turned law enforcement advocate has one message i thing. help them find out who did this. >> reporter: on the steps of city hall, cbs-2 news. a draft bill is circulating in the senate that, if pass dollars, could force apple and other companies to comply with
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encrypted phones. new york city school children may soon be getting their ebooks from amazon. the deal is worth an estimated $30 million in the first three years. the department of education is set to vote on the proposal. 6:48. up next, why there could soon be new tests for a common respiratory condition. and good news about the sale of a famous mets jersey. but first this morning's update. >> reporter: good morning everyone. the mets beat the phillies 5462.
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s. not as warm as it was yesterday. mid-60s for the island. around 70 in the city. sunshine this afternoon, uv forecast at a 7. red flag fire warning, if you see something, call it in. after today, cooler tomorrow, but we bounce back into your thursday. hey you better get bouncing now if you want to be on time right? out there. let's talk about what is happening in huntington with this debris spill from an earlier accident. westbound l.i.e. at exit 49 and traffic is being detoured off to the service road and delays are colossal. the northern state is no longer a good alternate.
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you can see live pictures of this back-up right now. trying to get around this as westbound l.i.e. is closed completely. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. a jersey worn is back home and here to stay. it was brought to the world trade center site yesterday. he wore the jersey 10 days after the 9/11 attacks. local business owners bought it for a record $365,000. the 9/11 memorial, citi field and the hall of fame will rotate it. nora and charlie join us with a preview. >> reporter: good morning. ahead my conversation with president obama. the president weighs in on the troop increase in iraq. his relationship with vladimir putin and the classified pages
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and what to expect from today's primary and a lawsuit parents filed after finding out a sperm donor billed as a healthy genius was actually a mentally ill felon. thanks guys. see you at 7:00.
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polls are open and voters are streaming in for today's new york presidential primary. it is the first time in years it actually matters for the nominations. we'll have full coverage throughout the day. sentencing today for former nypd officer peter le yang, convicted of manslaughter in the shooting of gurley. he faces up to 15 years behind bars but the da has recommended no prison time. just probation and home confinement. a plan is free on a half million dollars bond this
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probe of the nypd. alex lichtenstein is accused of bribing cops to help his friends get handgun permits. now a final check of the traffic situation. >> reporter: is a situation. in huntington a debris spill from an earlier accident has all lanes closed on the westbound l.i.e. traffic is detoured off to the service road, causing major delays. the northern state is no longer a good alternate and jericho turnpike might be your better bet. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. john? good weather for election day today. a little bit of light rain north of the at the. in the city clouds overhead.
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through west chester county and putnam as well. 80s yesterday, just 70s today and cool 60s for long island. not a bad day tomorrow, nice and bright. a chance of rain back late thursday into friday. don't forget a red flag fire warning, make sure you are fire safe today. we'll have another check of news and weather coming up in 25 minutes. thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge, have a great day. cbs this morning is next. good morning. it is tuesday, april 19th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." deadly and devastating floods force more than a thousand rescues in texas, and the threat is not over yet.

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