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have a great day. live from studio 46, this is cbs2 news this morning. >> it's 4:30, 50 degrees on this friday april 29th. you're waking up to a cloudy cool day ahead with temperatures not even getting out of the 50s. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news this morning. first, a tourist in central park reports a disturbing incident to police. >> he says a man approached him last night offering a young boy for sex. janelle burrell with more. she's live in central park this morning. >> reporter: these are extremely chilling child abuse claims police are telling us about. they say it happened around 11:50 last night right here inside the park. they say that tourist from california was approached by a 35-year-old man who was with his 11-year-old son. the tourist says that the
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perform sex acts on the boy in exchange for $300. police say the tourist walked away and immediately called 9-1- 1 keeping an eye on the father and son from a distance, but he eventually lost sight of the pair before police arrived. investigators this morning describing that suspect as a white male about 35 years old, last seen wearing a black coat with fur around the hood, blue jeans, dark hair, and they say he is clean shaven. this morning police are still talking with the witness in this case. they are urging anyone who may have seen the father and that young boy to contact the nypd. reporting live this morning from central park west, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thank you. a scare at trump tower last night. an intern working in trump's campaign office opened an envelope containing a white powdery substance abuse. emergency crews were called to trump tower at about 8:00 last night. five staff members and an officer who responded were temporarily isolated and
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investigators say the substance is harmless, but additional testing is needed before the powder could be officially identified. an envelope containing a nonhazardous white powder and a threatening letter was sent to trump's son eric. the search for a manhattan bank robber, a summers image of the suspect just released. he held up a chase bank. passed a note to the teller who said he had a gun. he made off with $760 but no one was hurt. now for traffic and weather on the 2's. >> i just checked and it's friday, so we've got that to celebrate today. we are going to be dealing with on and off showers. it's for the most part light rain. in the city 50 and cloudy. more clouds than sun today. there will be just a hint of sun with the nature of the slow
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a little bit of light rain and drizzle through fairfield county into sussex too. much of the area dry. roadways are a little damp from some showers yesterday, but it's very spotty in nature. it's a stationary front. there's a little batch of showers that will miss us to the south. then you can see western lakes. that will slide through and that is going to impact our weather tonight, so it could be a little wet as you sneak away. 50 at 8, chilly, yes, 54 at lunchtime. still cool. in fact, we're stuck in the 50s once again, well below the normal. some folks 10 degrees below normal your high this afternoon 5. 50/50 decision for the weekend we've been talking about. we'll have more of that in the weekend. kyla's in for alex. >> that's right. we're going to ease into this friday, we're not doing too badly. we have in bridge water route 202, 206 is closed in both directions between route 22 and 287. that is due to an accident with
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north bridge street is going to be a good option. then we head to pleasantville, the sawmill river parkway is closed in both directions. martial avenue. here's where the good news is, no delays here at the lincoln tunnel looking good at 4:30 in the morning. the holland tunnel and the george washington bridge are moving just fine. your mass transit this morning looking great. everything is on or close to schedule for metro north, your path trains, new jersey transit and long island railroad. alternate side parking is suspended today for orthodox good friday but you do have to pay those meters. now to campaign 2016. at least 20 people are under arrest after protesting following a trump rally in california. antitrump protestors clashed with police in costa mesa in orange county south of l. a. trump hopes to secure the nomination with a win in california june 7th. he was already targeting
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>> she shouldn't be allowed to run because what's happened with that whole e-mail scandal is an absolute disgrace. >> i recognize the media is all eager to talk about an alliance. >> ted cruz denied entering into an alliance with john kasich to win the state. the paper called the potential trump presidency a danger to the u.s. and the world. trump and kasich will address california's gop convention later today. former house speaker john boehner pulled no punches when describing how he feels about ted cruz. >> lucifer in the flesh over my dead body will he be president. >> he called cruz the most miserable person he's ever worked with. cruz tried to tie conservative opposition to rival donald trump.
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boehner as speaker of the house, and you want a president like john boehner donald trump is your deny. >> he said boehner refused to meet with him during the government shut down three years ago. employees at a baltimore tv station are recovering are from a major scare after a man walked in with what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his chest. >> the 25-year-old suspect walked into baltimore's local fox tv station in a panda suit, a surgical mask and what he claimed was a bomb strapped to his body. police say it was a red flotation device with some unusual items and wires that looked convincing. >> what we've been able to find out is those devices were actually chocolate candy bars wrapped in aluminum foil with wire connecting each of them. there was also a small motherboard. >> he got as far as the security guard. >> i told him i couldn't let
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>> the guard quietly dialed 9-1- 1 on his phone. when police arrived they saw the man inside the building. his car was on fire in the parking lot. about 90 minutes later he unexpectedly walked out, and police didn't take chances. when he ignored their command to stop a sniper team opened fire department. the man survived with as many as three gunshot wounds. no one else was hurt. >> they used a robot to disarm him, to take the clothing off of him, to take the device off of him in order to move in to provide treatment to him. >> it was then that police determined his fake bomb was harmless. >> no other injuries were reported in relation to the incident. the suspect is recovering at a hospital. now to the city corruption scandal and mayor de blasio defending his inner circle team. reporters swarmed the mayor following word that state and federal prosecutors served subpoenas on top aides at city hall. they're investigating the
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democrats win control of the state senate in 2014. >> i feel fine because everything we've done is legal and appropriate. >> my reading of the law is that these activities were specifically prohibited because there was an attempt to evade contribution limits to candidates by funneling money through these political committees to these specific candidates. tried to get some answers from the press secretary karen henton. she said she didn't know enough about the subpoenas to address it. a significant decline of homeless people living in new york. 2794 are now living unsheltered. that is a 12% drop from last year and 36% fewer than the first count in 2005. mayor bill de blasio announcing a quarterly counting system starting next month. new information in syria. the u.s. is condemning air strikes strikes conducted by
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white house spoke person john ernest called the attacks immoral but consistent with the actions from president baa sheer el assad. it's now 4:39. big developments in the assault trial of an nypd officer. what is expected to happen in court. >> and people were crying because we had taken a whole test and we had to basically throw away all the answers. >> a new problem with the park test. what's being done after some new jersey students discovered they were given the wrong test. >> and you won't want to make your uber drive wait too long for you. the changes uber's making that could cost you more money coming up. >> i'm stuck on that given the wrong test. your weather won't be too much of a test. it's going to be cool. get that jacket. we're wet today, dry saturday and the wet weather returns sunday.
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coming up. [ music ] good morning, and welcome back to cbs2 news this morning here at 4:42. 50 degrees, you are listening to one dance by drake off his new album view from the 6 which was just released on itunes overnight. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. john's forecast was released just moments ago. >> i know, and it's trending. all right, so let's see what's going on here. hey, good morning. tony's got 45 with clouds. you know, a little bit of drizzle around the area, but right now tony is high and dry. we're going to try and zip this up with tony. two tonies, it's two tony twins here, tony in river edge, 49: and it's zipper day you see what i did there, and also the anniversary. it's prince william's five-year
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we've got some cool readings to the north, a pair ofs. 46. i have not fact checked this, elena saying happy birthday to jerry seinfeld and it is arbor day. i love that from tony, charlie, daniel, and les with the tree there. just beautiful dogwood as well. lets see what's going on weather wise. some of those thirsty trees getting a bit of a treat. walter makes a good point, it's gray again today, on and off again showers. you need the umbrella, maybe just a good coat if you want. 50 with clouds. winds are variable at 5. 43 in monticello. that's the cool spot, usually is. these numbers compared to yesterday on average warmer. that's because the insulating effect of those clouds. 54 at lunchtime, 56 for your
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later in the afternoon but not that high, just 58. it's that light rain through orange, rocklin, down over to westchester county, and then, yeah, it's relatively quiet, and a few more showers this friday afternoon. then saturday looks nicer. it starts with clouds, and then we see 64 and sun. rain on sunday, and it may start wet. the models wobbling back and forth, and it does stay wet into the middle part of the day. monday shaping up a little bit, but then we sacrifice tuesday pushing that shower chance into tuesday. let's get you going on those relatively dry streets. hi kyla. >> let's do it. i like the idea of a warmup. we do have an accident to talk about in bridge water, route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. it is due to an accident with a downed pole and some wires.
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your good option to get around this one. let's head further north. route 80 is moving well in boast directions in hackensack. no delays on the garden state parkway. let's take a live look to long island. no delays right now on the meadow brook parkway at west bury avenue in carl place. alternate parking is suspended but you do have to pay those meters. thank you. if you're just waking up, here's a quick look at some of the stories making news. a judge will issue his ruling at the assault trial of nypd officer joel edward. he was caught apparently stomping on the head of jamel coffee in 2014. he claims he stuffed on coffee's hand. a submit on the zika virus will be held at hackensack new jersey medical center. new jersey senators cory booker and robert menendez will lead
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transportation officials revealed the new fully protected bikeway over the pulaski bridge. the brim connects long island city queens to brooklyn. a mixup with the standardized test at a new jersey school leaves some students in tears. the kids were told they were given the wrong exam and would have to take another test all over again. >> it's the latest problems for the controversial standardized test. >> the principal came in and told us he we had taken the wrong test. >> 34, 8th dividers were supposed to take the algebra 1 assessment but were administered the grade 8 mathematics test. >> she was like sad about that, and she almost cried. >> some people were crying because we had taken a whole test and we had to basically throw away all the answers. >> now we're going to spend another day missing class. >> the school district would not go on camera but says as soon as it was brought to the
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administrator, the test was closed. the new jersey department of education office of assessment was immediately notified of the irregularity and the principal contacted the parents. >> the letter said they stopped the test. we took the test. >> parents tell me it was a student that alerted a teacher that something was wrong saying that the it felt test felt a little too easy. teachers are not permitted to look at or help during the computerized tests. >> the material was really easy and we had learned it before so we were confused why it was on this test. >> several parents told me they were upset about the wasted time and effort but would not go on camera because of fear of retaliation from the district. bayonne police officers told me they were called to the school because my cbs2 news camera was here reporting the story. the 8th graders will retest next wednesday. on money watch stock futures are mix affidavit big
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the biggest drop came with a late selloff of apple. dow jones industrial average lost 210 points. the s&p 500 dropped 19. nasdaq fell by 57. uber is giving you less time to get into a car you've requested. once an uber car arrives at your prearranged pickup location the driver can start charging you after 5 minutes. uber has reduced the 5 minutes to 2. uber said it was requested by drivers. from the extreme edge of a roof high above manhattan there was a bird eye view like no other. getting that elusive perch and capturing a one of a kind image is disabling and illegal. >> my heart was pounding. what was your heart doing? >> i was just focused on trying to get good photos because we didn't have very long there, and we got chased off pretty soon after taking this. i love that photo.
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know, i mean no question worth it. >> tonight at 11, cbs2's alice gainer meets the urban explorer takes you along for the ride as he puts his life on the line or the edge for art as a sky high snapper. that's tonight at 11:00. the pictures are great but i don't know if the risk is worth the reward in my opinion. >> 4:49. still ahead, it is a facebook message that looks legit but looks can be deceiving. the consumer alert coming up. >> and a little boy celebrating the gift of sight. we're going to show you the emotional moment he saw his mom for the very first time. >> we'll get another check on
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a young boy from virginia is celebrating the gift of sight and the chance to see his mom for the first time. fifth grader chris ward is considered legally blind due to a birth defect affecting his eye muscles. he and his mom came to a
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new technology called e sight. it really worked for him. >> once i could see my mom through those glasses for the first time i was smiling. >> i just broke down and i cried. it was just amazing because he's never been able to see details like that. >> it turns out insurance won't cover the $15,000 glasses, but ward's mom created a go fund me page and as of this morning it's raised more than $25,000, enough to cover the cost of glasses and then some. >> that is fantastic. >> yeah, but cover the glasses. you wonder why. >> exactly. >> health care in this country, johnny don't get me started. >> yeah but what a great story. >> wonderful. >> that's fantastic. cloudy and 50 in the city. showers in the area. it's light rain through a good part of westchester county. it's light rain and drizzle. also a little batch through parts of sussex and into litchfield as well. on and off not a lot of rain during the day. you see that little kind of
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that will bring in rain friday. it's cloudy and cool, 58. saturday your better day this weekend, and then sunday definitely cool and wet so make your plans on saturday if you can. let's make some plans to save some time with kyla. >> let's do it. thank you john. good morning everyone. we're going to start in bridge water with we have an accident. this is route 202, 206 closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. this accident is a downed pole and wires associated with it. north bridge street is a good option to get around this one. a live look outside. we head to queens where the belt parkway is moving well. no delays westbound out to the gowanus or eastbound to the southern state parkway. suspended for orthodox good friday. meters. >> exactly, never. thanks a lot kyla. >> coming up in our next half
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outbreak at the university of connecticut. >> and we interrupt this construction project for nesting. the condo project will have to wait while a pair of bald eagles move out. and we get a new sneak
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keanu. 4:56. welcome back to cbs2 news this morning. 50 degrees out there and now heading to the weekend. >> hello atlanta, happy mother's day. >> just in time for mother's day, the latest gary marshal holiday theme mother's day opens in theaters today, julia roberts, jennifer aniston lead the kansas of famous faces. the movie is along the lines of valentine's day and new year's eve.
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got broken into. >> i mean the 17th street blips. >> the 17th street blips. okay, where are they? >> 17th street. >> the comedy keanu at also hits theater today. they will take their antics to the big screen with a tale about two friends while they try to rescue that little stolen kitten. >> they're on fire lately. >> i laugh every single time. >> i want to see this one. >> the cat had a do-rag on its head. >> that's the hook to get in. you got a cat with a do-rag on. >> if it's anywhere as good as their tv show. >> great weather for movies this weekend. chilly. >> sunday. >> yeah. sunday wet. >> okay. well, we do have a little traffic out there. some road closures. we'll get you ahead of that. so far not too bad on all the major crossings. >> a scare at trump tower, what we're learning was inside a letter mailed to trump's campaign office.
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media scam to tell you about. this one targeted one of our own reporters. >> you can pay up to speed up, the new plan to bring a fast lane to some area bridges and tunnels. >> and later the shocking video of online harassment. hear what strangers feel free to say to women online. cbs2 news this morning at 5 begins in 90 seconds. es. gentle diffused light when you want it. 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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is cbs2 news this morning. >> coming up on 5:00, 50 degrees for your friday, april 29th. cloudy, cool start to the day with temperatures stuck in the 50s. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment. a safety scare at donald trump's campaign office when a letter arrived with a suspicious powdery substance. >> plus a bizarre story unfolding in central park overnight when a man reportedly tries to solicit a child to another man. good morning, everyone. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs2 news this morning. we begin with that police investigation in central park. a disturbing report of a man offering a young boy to a tourist for sex. >> it allegedly happened late last night. cbs2's janelle burrell live with more from central park west this morning. janelle. >> reporter: sickening allegations according to police this morning, they say it happened around midnight near bow bridge. that man a tourist from california claims that a man about 35 years old approached
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11 years old. the tourist says the 35-year- old suspected ask him if he would perform sex acts on the boy in exchange for $300. police say the tourist walked away immediately calling 9-1-1 while keeping an eye on the father and son from a distance. he says he eventually lost sight of them before police arrived. what we can tell you this morning, investigators are searching for that suspect and the young boy. they describe the suspect as a white male about 35 years old, last seen wearing a black coat with fur around the hood. blue jeans, dark hair, and they say he is clean shaven. right now investigators are talking with that witness, with that tourist from california, but they are urging anyone who may have seen that man and his son to contact the nypd. reporting live from central park west, janelle burrell cbs2 news. >> janelle, thank you. new this morning, firefighters say a brush fire
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crews were called to the scene near 88th street and 156th avenue in howard beach just after midnight the here's a look at what the fire looked like earlier. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. the port authority is apparently talking to federal officials about resolving a probe of its spending policies. the securities and exchange commission has been investigating the agency. the port authority is only supposed to spend bond funds on its own projects but some were used and said to repair new jersey roadways. bond documents published yesterday revealed the two parties are talking about some sort of resolution. now for traffic and weather on the 2's. >> good morning mary. city right now. we've got light rain in the area. that will be the hallmark of your early morning and then after a break some more showers later today and tonight. you may actually get a hint of that sun later today. right now it's a light rain through parts of putnam county, little more in the way of coverage for parts of westchester up in the duchess. you see some showers through sussex.
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there will will be on again off again light rain. the wipers don't get much of a workout, then a break, then that area of low pressure leaves the lakes and we see more rain for your friday night activities. and then it shapes up for your saturday. as we work our way through the day, 50s still out the door. a jacket a good idea. on again off again showers mostly off during the day hitting the high of 58, and then 51 at 9. below normal, absolutely. normal high is 66. we're closer to it on saturday. then there's another big drop on your sunday and the rain's going to be dropping on your sunday as well. drop what you're doing and listen up because kyla's got the traffic news you need. >> i do indeed. thank you. let's start in bridgewater where we have a closure route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22 due to an accident. they have downed poles and wires with that. north bridge street will be your way to get around this
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the sawmill river parkway is closed in both directions. it's a long-term construction project. drivers will be detoured on to marble avenue. we take look at the george washington bridge. it's so nice this time of day, no delays at all. the george washington bridge inbound lower level is e-zpass until 6 a.m. we're also moving well at the lincoln and holland tunnels. your mass transit this morning, lots of green there. everything is on or close to schedule on metro north. path trains, new jersey transit looking good as well as long island railroad. alternate side parking is suspended because of orthodox good friday. you do still have to pay those meters. a frightening scene out of trump tower as emergency crews descend on the building. >> an intern working in trump's campaign office opened an envelope containing a white powdery substance setting off a massive police response. andrea grymes joins us live from trump tower in midtown. >> reporter: we've learned that
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we spoke with his mother who said he is doing fine. he was sent home last night in a car service around 11:00. we're told authorities did test the substance and so far no indications it was anything dangerous. first responders rushed to trump tower a last night after a high school intern from westchester opened a letter with white powder inside. sources say he was in a fifth floor office for the trump campaign where volunteers make calls in open mail. hazmat has responded 9-1-1 call. sources say the intern was decontaminated as a precaution. about half a dozen others including a police officer were isolated and monitored also as a precaution. all of this went on as the republican front runner campaigned in california. this is not the first time trump has been targeted. back in march his son eric trump and his wife received
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at their home on trump park east in central park south warning donald trump to drop out of the presidential race or harm would come to his family. the envelope also contained a white powder which turned out to be harmless. >> reporter: and as for last night, sources say trump was notified about what happened and that none of his family members were present here at trump tower when that letter was opened. reporting live this morning in midtown, andrea grymes cbs2 news. >> thank you. a scare for passengers aboard a universalled airlines flight -- united airlines flight from newark to nebraska. the plane made an emergency landing after the pilot reported engine troubling. no one was hurt. it's back to court for a long island mom accused in a vicious attack against a teacher. the video shows the mother put her disturb's teacher in a head lock, slammed her to the ground and knocked her unconscious. she was on trial for the 2015 fight at a middle school in hempstead. the trial is the talk of the town.
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hands on each other. i teach my kids that. >> there's always two sides to the story. >> we're doing everything possible to ensure a safe environment for the students and staff. >> mckenzie claims the teacher pushed her first. police are looking for with men after a woman was pistol whipped in east new york brooklyn. it happened yesterday afternoon. the nypd says a 43-year-old woman was taking out the trash when two men approached and hit her with a gun. police believe robbery was the motive but it's unclear if the men took anything. she was taken to block dale hospital. a health alert, sacred heart university is reporting mumps outbreak. the university says there have been at least 17 cases since late march. the infected students were vaccinated as required for college admission but over time immunity can fade. >> we're not sure where our first case came from. it was somebody who definitely didn't travel internationally,
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connecticut, so they got it from somebody who potentially got it from somebody else. this is how the disease, the illness spreads. >> harvard university is reporting more than 40 case of the mumps. investigators say prince's death may be blamed on a drug overdose. the star's body was found at his paisley park home last week. investigators want to know what prescriptions the 57-year-old was taking. they want to know whether a doctor was with prince on that plane that made an emergency landing in illinois before he died. a judge sealed a search warrant out of fear it would hamper the investigation. it's now 5:08. still ahead a consumer alert. the facebook scam that you should be aware of so you don't become a victim. >> plus would you pay to drive in a fast lane. the new idea for some bridges and tunnels to avoid getting stuck in traffic. >> it is coming for weather to stop construction, but eagles? the project that was grounded due to a pair of eagles and
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>> weather is not that interesting. it doesn't feel that spring- like either. itst chilly. you're going to need a jacket. don't need the shades today. umbrella, not that likely. i'll explain.
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coming up. up next a new single called what you came for expected to be released today by calvin harris and rihanna. both artists sharing a sample on social media, so we want to give you a preview. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. here's john elliott. here's a sample of what the weather looks like for the weekend which is not that great. >> saturday not bad. sunday we need the rain, but sunday a day a lot of folks like to enjoy looks wet, and now the models hinting that it's sunday morning and, yeah, a little bit more coverage and a little bit more intensity. we're not talking about stormy weather, so here's the debate. just talking to the professionals here on the floor. do you need an umbrella or don't you need an umbrella. here's the deal. if it's drizzle, do you need an
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apparently a delicate flower said absolutely for my hair. he worries about it messing up his hair. so if you need an umbrella for now greg who has no hair doesn't mind. so it's light rain out there in the city. in fact, there's no rain. winds are variable at 5. it's cool. i tell you what you do need, you need a jacket because you're uncomfortable if you're not ready for this. a pair of 4s sayville, mahwah 50, 46 in madison, 43 in walden. numbers are up a bit because the clouds tend to insulate and regulate but small consolation. 50 at 8:00, 54 at lunchtime, you're running around, you're got to work to do. maybe you're visiting the city. it's going to be chilly. 56 at 2, only 58 for a high. there will be a break during the day with a hint of sun. maybe some legit sun with a pretty blue patch for you before the clouds return. that 58, 8 degrees below normal, 89 and 32 your extremes
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warmer. sun's up 5:56. not much to see, and by 7:51, the clouds are back with some rain as well. it's light rain right now through fairfield, westchester, putnam county into a little bit of orange county into passaic as well. that clears out. there's your break, and then here comes an area of low pressure slides in, pushes through tonight, so going to the movies, going to a show, working late or you're got school functions that may run late. you'll need the umbrella tonight. mainly dry during the day. here comes the low, so it's wet at night. out of here we're hoping we're banking for salvaging your saturday with some clouds in the morning and then sun. that mix of sun and clouds. before, yeah, a little bit more potent low comes in for your may day, and it will turn wet. it's going to be a little bit more coverage with that rain on sunday. some of the models hinting that monday shaping up a bit with a shower chance, which is some
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shower chance on your tuesday. the other good news is we're back to above normal temperatures for a few days next week. quarter after five, let's keep your speeds below normal right kyla? >> we're slowing down in a few spots and one of them is bridgewater. route 202, 206 closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. that's due to an accident that has a downed pole and wires associated with it. north bridge street is your good way to get around this one. then we head to the bronx. we've got late running construction. it is blocking at least one lane on the westbound cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. it is causing delays back to white plains road. alternate side parking is suspended today because of orthodox good friday, but remember you still have to pay the meters. chris and mary over to you. a commuter alert for new york city drivers looking for a faster way to work. a queens assemblyman is proposing express lanes if you'll pay the price. hazel sanchez reports.
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to-bumper traffic is the last thing you want to see. lila says she deals with it every day as she commutes. >> it makes me want to smash my head on the steering wheel. >> david weber of queens says he has an idea that would shorten her travel time, express lanes on already tolled bridges and tunnels like the midtown tunnel and the throgs neck bridge. drivers could pay extra to travel in the fast lanes and avoid congestion. >> say rig now they're 7.50 to go over the -- through midtown tunnel or over the try borough bridge, maybe we could reduce that to 5 or $6 and have that express lane for $10 where people can pay more to have that, you know, fast service. >> you like that idea then? >> i like it. i do. >> would you be willing to pay to go through an express lane? >> he made the suggestion during a transportation panel
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charge could bring in needed tolls. some say the paid express lane would only benefit the rich. >> it costs so much money for gas and to go into manhattan to find parking if you're going to park, it is kind of ridiculous. >> to have some tolled and other bridges free is also somewhat elitist that if you can afford the tolled bridges it's almost always faster. >> maybe putting tolls on the bridges that don't already have a toll might be a fairer approach to the issue. >> there already is legislation being considered in albany to add tolls to the no toll east river crossings, but webrun says he wants to keep the free option available to those who can't afford the charge. a condo construction project in new jersey has ground to a halt in an effort to protect a pair of bald eagles and their offspring. a developer plans to replace an old kids camp with condos but
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area that's home to a pir of bald eagles and their eaglets. >> we saw the eagle fly right through, so we stopped and we were like is that an eagle. >> you don't want to get involved in stopping people from doing business but these are eagles and we need to protect them. >> the female eagle was seen attacking piece of noisy construction equipment. the developer tells us they voluntarily believed to suspend construction until the eaglets leave their nest in late june or early july. a growing social media scam target one of our own reporter with the promise of millions. reporter brian conybeare got a letter from men who claimed to work at a london bank. it offered the opportunity to inherit $30 million from a man who recently died. the catch, just send all of your personal and banking information. >> the reason why con artists
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gives this people the ability that they're your friends to sweet talk their way into having you believe they really are somebody you should know. >> experts suggest social media users be careful about accepting friend requests. >> the other part of that story is brian got that e-mail and he quit. he's like i'm rich. i'm out of here. >> slow down brian. >> 5:19 rig now. still ahead, round 1 down for the nfl draft. otis livingston has your morning sports update. >> a shocking video of what some people are saying on the internet to women they don't even know. the new campaign to fight online harassment next.
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weather on the 2's coming up. traffic and weather on the 2's. here's john. >> we've got clouds in the city, but the streets are destroy. wind are variable at 5. temperature at 50. your day today, it's going to be cool. we're stuck in the 50s all day. clouds are going to stick around for much of the day. there may be the occasional break with a hint of sun. saturday is the better half of the weekend with more sun. it looks like the weekend ends wet and cool, about a 10-degree drop from saturday to sunday. light rain dropping through parts of the hudson valley, and then there's more for your friday night. it is light rain but definitely going to be on the cool side. hopefully not on the slow side
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>> good morning, thank you john. unfortunately we do have an overturned vehicle blocking one lane on the southbound new jersey turnpike truck lanes at exit 12. your better bet would be to stick with the car lanes. meanwhile in bridgewater we've got route 202/206 closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. this is due to a downed pole and wires. north bridge street will be a good way to get you around that one. in the bronx late running construction blocking at least one lane on the westbound cross bronx at the sheridan expressway. it is causing delays back to white plains road. alternate side parking is suspended today for orthodox good friday. you do still have to pay those meters. the giants and jets made their picks in last night's nfl draft. >> good morning everyone. coming up tonight the yankees will be in boston, mets host the giants. the football giants selected eli apple with the 10th pick.
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morera in the off season. didn't take long for his college teammate linebacker darron lee to get selected by the jets. he recorded 12 sacks and 27 1/2 tackles for a loss. the number one overall pick quarterback jared goff of the l. a. rams. that's your cbs2 news sports update. is a new campaign to fight online harassment and it has a lot of people talking. >> the new video is pretty enlightening. cindy shoe reports. >> the video shows men reading actual commented posted online directed at two female sports casters, many so bad we couldn't show them. >> i hope you get raped again. >> i hope your dog gets hit by a car you [ bleep ] >> i don't think i can even say that. >> now, remember, these men did not write these. the goal is to show people what it's like to actually say these things to someone's faced in of hiding behind an anonymous name.
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release a video like that to show the reality of what's actually going on behind the scenes. it brings front like the real problems people face when they're harassed on the internet and how -- like how it can affect people's lives. >> i think it's appalling. >> psychologist dr. judy koriansky says internet harassment is no joke. >> those adult who is think it's not a problem really need some psychological help. this is a serious problem. it is abuse. >> she says the abuse can turn deadly. >> it creates shame. it creates embarrassment. it creates depression, and at worst in some cases it even can lead to suicide. >> the men ended with apologies. >> sorry that these are directed towards you. >> i am sorry on behalf of other people everywhere that you've had to deal with this. >> dr. koriansky says it's
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on top of their children on what's appropriate and safe to post on the internet and what to do if they become a target of cyber bullying. cbs2 news. >> it's tough, when you hear some over these things people write, people behind these closed doors. >> i read them often. >> not just for female sports casters. >> for so many of us. >> men and women. >> it's now 5:26. still ahead, suspicious substance sent to trump tower. we're live with the details. plus this. >> and this morning, sickening child abuse allegations, police say a man is accused of trying to sell his own son for sex. up. >> also battered boxes and broken items, what a furious fedex customer caught a worker doing on camera. >> and making dreams come true for teens going to prom this year, how they got their
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cbs2 news. you're watching cbs2 news this morning. it's 5:29. 50 degrees on this friday april 29th. grab an umbrella and a jacket. a chance of showers today with cool temperatures. traffic and weather on the 2's
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>> caught on camera, packages tossed. what an angry customer says he caught a delivery man doing outside a fedex store. >> the search is on for an aled suspect accused of soliciting a child for sex. >> ambulances outside of trump towers after a suspicious substance was found had a letter sent to the republican front runner. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge. thanks for waking up with us. a major scare at trump tower triggers a massive police response. >> an intern working in trump's campaign office opened an envelope containing a white powdery substance. andrea grymes joins us live from trump town in midtown. >> reporter: a lot calmer than it was last night. police are still officially investigating what that substance was. sources say it does not appear to have been dangerous. with despeak with the mother of that intern, a -- we did speak with the mother of that intern. she told us he's doing okay. he was sent home by car service last night around 11:00.
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trump tower last night after a high school intern from westchester opened a letter with white powder inside. sources say he was in a fifth floor office where volunteers make calls and open mail. fdny hazmat responded to the 9- 1-1 call around 8:00 along with the nypd and city department of health. sources say the intern was decontaminated as a precaution. about half a dozen others including a police officer were monitored also as a precaution. all of this went on as the republican front runner campaigned in california. this is not the first time trump has been targeted. back in march his son eric trump and his wife received a threatening letter at their home at trump park east on central park south warning donald trump to drop out of the presidential race or harm would come to his family. the envelope also contained a white powder which turned out to be harmless.
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night, sources say trump was notified about what happened, and none of his family was present here at the fifth avenue trump tower building when that letter was opened. reporting live in midtown this morning andrea grymes cbs2 news. thank you. new this morning, police released video of a suspect following an armed robbery on a subway platform. the robbery took place march 19th. at the east tremont avenue station in the bronx. a 62-year-old man was accosted by a man with a knife who demanded cash. he give up the money but was not hurt. at 5:32 let's turn it to john elliott. >> a little wet out there, a little damp. it's going to be a cool day. definitely a jacket, umbrella if you have a standard day plan because we'll see some showers on and off during the course of the day, unless you're just very anymore -- nimble. it's light rain and look at that thing just breaking up into fairfield county. there's a little passing
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day -- break during the day. a nifty 50 out the door, that's cool. you bet. not even 55 at lunchtime, just 58 for your high. every now and then you might get a hint of sun before the rain returns friday. definitely saturday your better of the two weekend days. >> we have one day. >> oh, boy. >> bad hair day for sure. oh, no. >> my hair just gets bigger and bigger on a day like this. we're starting to see more and more traffic problems unfortunately this morning. in carter we start with an overturned vehicle blocking one lane on the southbound new jersey turnpike. truck lanes at exit 12. you want to stick with the car lanes. in bridgewater route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. that's due to an accident with a downed pole and wires. north bridge street is a good option to get you around that one. in the bronx late running construction this morning blocking at least one lane on the westbound cross bronx at the sheridan expressway, and
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go back to white plains road. alternate side parking is suspended today for orthodox good friday. you do have to pay those meters. kyla thank you. new this morning, police investigating a disturbing report of a sexual solicitation. >> a tourist says a man approached him in central park late last night offering a young boy for sex. cbs2's janelle burrell has more live from central park west. >> reporter: yeah, chilling allegations by the nypd. they say the man was near bow bridge with his son when all of this went down just before midnight this morning. police tell us that a tourist from central park or from california rather was inside of the park when that man, that suspect about 35 years old approached him with his 11-year- old son. the tourist says that the suspected ask him if he would like to perform sex acts on the boy in exchange for $300. now police say the tourist immediately walked away and
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eye on the father and son from a distance, but he eventually lost track of them before police arrived. this morning investigators are talking with that tourist as they searched for the suspect. they say he is described as a white man about 35 years old last seen wearing a black coat with a fur trim, blue jeans, dark hair, and they say he is clean shaven. again, right now police are talking with the witness in that case trying to get more details about what he says transpired here in the park. in the meantime they're asking anyone who may have seen that man with his son to contact the nypd. reporting live this morning from central park west, janelle burrell cbs2. thanks. new this morning, the search for a manhattan bank robber. surveillance image just released. he held up a chase bank yesterday on broadway between 32nd and 33rd streets. he passed a note to a teller that said he had a gun, made off with $760. no one was hurt.
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ruling at the nonjury trial of an nypd officer. joel edward is charged with assault. he was caught on cell phone video apparently stomping on the head of suspect jamel coffee. it happened in bed sty brooklyn in july of 2014. he claims he stepped on coffee's hand as coffee resisted arrest. new information this morning on syria. the u.s. is condemning air strikes and shelling there conducted by the syrian government. the attacks in the northern city of aleppo have killed dozens. white house spokesperson calls the techs abhorrent and immoral. monitors and activists say at least 60 people were were killed. 14 died. a guilty plea is expected from a friend of accused south carolina church shooter dylann roof, the 21-year-old joey meek reached a plea agreement to charges that he lied to federal authorities and failed to
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prosecutors say he failed to tell investigators all he knew about dillon's plans to shoot parishioners. roof is set for trial next january: the summit on the zika virus will be held at hackensack university medical center. it will focus on new jersey's preparedness for preventing the spread of the virus. new jersey senators cory bacher and robert menendez will head that summit. the obama administration will propose new rules on how job applicants for government positions could be asked about their arrest or credit histories. the rules would prohibit federal agencies from asking applicants about the issues early in the job application process. the administration says such early screenings can prematurely disqualify people. the rules won't apply to jobs in national security, intelligence or law enforcement. employees at a baltimore tv station are recovering from a major scare after a man walked in after wearing what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his test. the 25-year-old suspect entered
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suit wearing a surgical mask. he claimed he a bomb strapped to his body. police say it was a red flotation device with unusual items and wires that looked convincing. >> those devices were actually chocolate candy bars wrapped in aluminum foil with wiring connecting each of them. there was also a small motherboard. >> when he walked out of the station, a sniper team which was in position and waiting, he ignored the police commands, snipers opened fire. the suspect is recovering in a hospital. he is expected to survive. it's now 5:38. coming up, would you pay $22,000 for a pair of sneakers. wait until you see the pair worth that much. >> and it's not something you want to see from your delivery man. the bad behavior one customer says he caught on camera. >> and find out what coffee and wine have in common and why drinking both could be good for your body.
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[ music ] clap along if you feel like a room without a roof. >> some songs you just don't totally get the meaning, for some, i just don't get it. i try to listen it. i don't know what he is getting at in this song. welcome back to cbs2 news this morning. nuns at a bronx monastery are praying for a miracle. the corpus christie monastery is 130 years old. but time has taken its toll andit needs major repairs. nuns are trying to raise
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the nuns hope to have repairs done by the end of may. an official documentary on the life of whitney houston is in the works. it would be the first authorized by houston's estate since her death in 2012. the film will be directed by kevin mcdomed. he won an academy award one day in september. an announcement says mcdonald will guess unprecedented access to those closest to houston. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. johnny. >> thank you. and basically, chris, he's happy. he's just happy. that's what he's singing about. and it's friday, and we're happy as well. this is kind of fun, 45, good old bob, another fun historical fact. happy birthday to the whitestone bridge. 1939, it looks great. so happy birthday there as you tool around.
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john has a 46 and nen jeurys fall. a little light rain earlier. brian's got 49 in long beach you really can barely tell where the sky ends and the saimins, and the sea gives way to sand. it's that shade of gray. we're going to see similar conditions today. there may be a break the middle part of the day where we see some sun. cloudy and 50 right now. wind are variable at 5. relative humidity at 52%. numbers range from the low 40s to right around 50. 48 in stanford. chatham's at 46. 46 in bedford as well. 50 still out the door. it's a jacket day today. not even 55 at lunchtime. there's that break. you'll see some -- a little bit of sun during the middle part of the day before the showers return tonight. pollen, well, i tell you what, showers helping a bit. pollen will be down a little over the weekend.
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of that grass and weed to fill in. tree pollen has peaked maybe last week. it's light rain right now through parts of sussex county, and then this area of low pressure will roll in tonight. show you what that looks like, computer model guidance shows not much activity during the morning, and then during the middle part of the day we'll see every now and then a little sun in the area whether you're stationary or moving about. tonight getting out of that or working a different shift you've got some showers. little more coverage tonight for more of the area, the focus to the north. saturday you've got sun in the morning. it's a mix of sun and clouds during the day. it's relatively uneventful and more spring-like. sunday, models now bringing this in earlier and at times we'll see some heavier rain. sunday's going to be a bit more of a challenging day with this steadier rain. then it wraps up. you have the leftover shower on monday. real quickly with just a new model run for the event.
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over an inch of rain, which we desperately need. that does speak to the better possibility of more of a soaking rain coming in on sunday. so if you've already soaked everything out and you're ready to go, you smell great. lets see what's going on traffic wise. >> especially if you smell great. we do have a few trouble spots out there this morning, and we start in carter. an overturned vehicle is blocking one lane. this is on the southbound new jersey turnpike truck lanes. the better bet is to stick with the car lanes. bridgewater southbound between route 287 and route 22 due to an accident. there's downed poles and wires with this. north bridge vote would be a good way to get yourself around that. subway issues due to fire department activity there are no l trains running between 8th avenue and bedford avenue. alternate side parking is suspended for orthodox good friday but you have to pay those good meters. in money watch, a big cable
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>> and investors cheer amazon's latest results. hena daniels live with more this morning. happy friday guys, tumbling tech stocks and a report to the u.s. economy grew less than expected in the first quarter lead wall street into the red. the dow jones fell 210 points. the nasdaq dropped 57 points. amazon shares surged after the company reported much better than expected first quarter results. the ecommerce giant's net income exceeded a half billion dollars in the first three months of the year compared to a loss the same time last year. amazon shares jumped 12% in extended trading. the nation's largest cable company comcast has agreed to buy dreamworks animation. the deal is valued at $3.8 billion. dreamworks animation has the shrek and kung fu panda franchises and was one of the
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major media company. here's a pair of nikes you wouldn't want to scuff up. these air jordan were sold for $22,000. ten pair were made in a deal with rapper m and m. some of the money goes to charity. thank you so much. caught on camera, a long island fedex driver carelessly throwing packages into his truck. >> the video taken by a business owner fed up with his shipments showing up damaged. >> he's recently been on the receiving end of plenty of complaints about items arriving damaged. >> plates were cracked. there were some random vhs take place, just little items that could be -- they were clearly marked fragile. >> he took his curiosity and cell phone to his local fedex
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and recorded how precious cargo is being handled. >> i was blown away. i was absolutely left speechless for the most part. i couldn't believe it. >> he says he watched agas as dozens of packages were tossed like frisbees. >> it was like watching a 6- year-old kid play basketball and throwing, you know, throwing the basketball up to the hoop. >> in my opinion he was -- wanted to cause damage to the packages. >> even worse he says employees inside did nothing to stop the package tossing. now customers seeing his video are appalled joe monte often ships vintage stereo equipment. we asked one delivery man about their training, how they're supposed to handle boxes. >> you're told not to throw them? >> yes. we're told not to throw packages yes. >> the global courier tells us the behavior democraticked in the video is not consistent with the professionalism fedex
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and will take the appropriate action to address this situation. munson says he's had thousands of dollars in damages and is going through the lengthy claims process to recoup some of it. he says he released the video to show the utmost care isn't always delivered. this guy no longer provides services for the company. in east north point long island, carolyn gusoff cbs2 news. >> fedex would not say if the employee in the video quit or was fired. up next, how coffee and wine could be good for your gut and what foods you might want to avoid. >> and buying a dress for prom isn't cheap but there is a cost free alternative. >> here's otis livingston with a quick check on sports. >> the giants elected cornerback eli apple with the tenth pick in the first round of last night's nfl draft. his ohio state teammate, linebacker darron lee was selected by the jets. coming up tonight the yankees
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on health watch, what you eat can influence the beneficial bacteria in your gut. diversity of bacteria is desirable. foods containing sugar and other simple carbohydrates reduced that diversity, but coffee and wine along with fruits, vegetables, yogurt and buttermilk can increase the diversity. >> buttermilk, pancakes there we go. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. >> it's a bag of doughnuts, you're saying i should not eat these bag of doughnuts just by themselves. >> just eat it john. >> who knew. what to expect it's going to be a cloudy day today.
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there's a better bet for some rain tonight. a better chance for those showers tonight before we wrap things up for your saturday. much of the area abnormally dry. we'll make up some of that deficit this weekend. just don't forget you need a jacket, high today only 58 degrees. hey, you need to listen up. kyla's in for alex with your traffic. i am. thank you john. good morning everyone. getting busy out there. let's start in carter. we have an overturned vehicle blocking one lane on the southbound new jersey turnpike truck lanes. that's at exit 12. stick with the car lanes. also a disabled truck blocking one lane now in the brooklyn bound upper level of the verrazano bridge. stick with the lower level this morning. meanwhile in bridgewater, route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. that is due to an accident with a downed pole and wires. so your best way to get around that north bridge street. alternate side parking is suspended today for orthodox god friday. you do still have to pay those meters.
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roof high above manhattan there is a bird's eye view like no other. getting to that elusive perch and capturing a one of a kind image is a risk that is dangerous and illegal. >> when i first saw this, my heart was pounding. what was your heart doing? >> i was just focused on trying to get good photos. we didn't have very long and we got chased off pretty soon. i loved that photo. to me that risk was, you know, no question worth it. >> cbs2's alice gainer meets the urban explorer who takes you along for the ride as he puts his life on the line or the edge as his art of shooting high above those skyscrapers. it's prom season, and young girls across the country are thinking about their upcoming promise and what they'll wear. not all of them can afford that perfect cress.
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so much promise for andrea. >> she's attending her senior prom at the end of may but buying a fancy dress was out of the question. >> beaded. lookok >> her mom struggles to raise five children by herself. >> i never want them to feel like they can't have what other children have. be it a simple dress, a tuxedo, shoes. it's hard. >> but here in a warehouse on staten island all of the dresses are free. >> tell all the girls at the school, you know, that this is available to them. >> dennis mckeen started the nonprofit organization where to turn. >> the prom is a right of passage. nobody should be denied the right to go to their prom because they can't afford a dress. >> the organization gets donations of 3 to 500 dresses every year. they vary in size and length. as for how andrea will feel in one of these dresses. >> i don't know, like a princess.
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in that one. i'm glad she picked the blue one. >> stunning, gorgeous. >> there are groups like this all around the city. if you need some help look around. they are there for you. >> great for andrea. she's going to have a good time. >> everybody deserves to be a princess. to go to those promise and dances. >> i wore a white. >> taffeta. >> tux with tails. >> i bet you did. >> did you have a little top hat john. >> cane. the whole thing. >> today's not a great day. it's a little wet. it's tomorrow that's nice. it's sunday that's soggy. >> i didn't go to my prom. >> you didn't? >> oh, rebel. >> kidding. >> i'm just joking. >> how are we doing out there. i've got a few hurdles to get you over and around. i'll have the details. >> sorry about that. >> i know. >> but thanks for the sympathy. time is 5:56. still ahead, a plane makes an emergency landing after taking
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>> allegations of a disturbing crime in central park. why police are searching for a man and a young boy. >> and test trouble in new jersey, what happened when some students were given the wrong parcc exam.
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live from studio 46. this is cbs2 news this morning. 6:00, 50 degrees on this friday april 29th. cooler today with highs in the upper 50s and a chance of rain. the weekend isn't a total washout. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2's in just a moment. first here's your morning news to go. disturbing allegations. a tourist claims a man in central park solicited a child for sex. police are on the hunt for that alleged suspect who may be the boy's father. we are live on scene with the latest. rescue crews outside of trump towers after a suspicious substance was found in a letter sent to the republican front runner. what wases substance and what happened to those who found it. we will explain in a live report. the mayor took just two questions about the corruption scandal before leaving in his suv. what else did he have to say
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marcia kramer then questioned his press secretary. >> makes me want to smash my head on the steering wheeling. >> traffic trouble makes many of us feel the same way. imagine life in the fast lane. a new proposal could make that a reality for commuters. but it could cost you. we'll explain coming up. >> it's self-limiting. it's a virus. it has to go away. >> a health alert at a college campus in california. the mumps are back and there is no cure. how is a childhood disease infecting young adults. school officials have one theory. we'll bring that to you coming up. what is going -- no, hey. stop it. no, stop it! stop! no, no, no >> now that looks like a little bit of controlled chaos. the children -- >> looks like our controller. >> the children take over the
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it was part of take your children to workday and guess what, james gordon has announced his next guess for karaoke. we'll find out who it is but right now johnny elliott traffic on the 2's. >> we had a few kids this here yesterday lovely young lady at the noon show. i felt so bad for her because the entire afternoon was staff meetings with dad. how exciting is that for the kids. anthony bela it, o one of our weather watchers. the kids were at his work yesterday and they were glad when the day wrapped up. hopefully you've got an exciting day planned. cloudy and cool, 49. a little bit of light rain. just little bit of rain going to pass through this morning, then a break. then another batch of showers tonight. it's not heavy rain. it's not widespread. but again, it will be a little unsettled. a little hint of sun midday and numbers in the mid to upper 50s. they should be in the mid to upper 60s. that's not going to happen for
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what about the next few minutes. let's get you behind the wheel with kyla. >> let's do it. we have a disabled truck blocking one lane on the brooklyn bound upper level of the verrazano bridge. we head to bridgewater where route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route # 2. this is due to an accident with a downed pole and wires. north bridge street is a good option to get you around that one. in scotch plains we have an accident with an overturned vehicle. it's got all lanes blocked on route 22. that is westbound at park avenue. alternate side parking is suspended today for orthodox good friday. you do still have to pay those meters. thank you. now to police investigating a disturbing report from central park. a man offering a young boy to a tourist for sex. >> it allegedly happened late last night. janelle burrell has more live on central park west.
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sickening allegations from that tourist. he claims that he was near bow bridge around midnight when that man about 35 years old approached him with his 11-year- old son and tried to essentially sell his son for sex. now, police say that, again, this happened near the bow bridge. he said that the suspect came up to him, asked him if he'd like to perform sex acts on the boy in exchange for $300. police say the tourist from california immediately walked away and called 9-1-1 while keeping an eye on the father and son from a distance. but he eventually lost sight of the pair before police arrived. police have been in the park this morning, also that i have been talking with the witness. we've been talking with people here at central park, and they say they are just stunned by these allegations. >> leaves me without words. i have like four kids of my own. i can't believe as a parent
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it's just a sick twisted world that we live in. >> reporter: again, police describe the boy as 11 years old. they say his father is about 35 years old, a white male last seen wearing a black coat with a fur trimmed collar, blue jeans, dark hair, and they say that he is clean shaven. police urging anyone this morning who may have seen the nypd. reporting live this morning from central park west, janelle thank you. a frightening scene at trump tower as emergency crews descend on the building. >> an intern working in trump's campaign office opened an envelope containing a white powdery substance setting off a massive police response. andrea grymes joins us thrive trump tower in midtown. >> reporter: chris and mary, we've learned that intern is a high school student from westchester. his mom told us that he's doing fine. he was sent home through a car service last night around 11:00. police tell us this morning they are still investigating
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was, but sources say it did not appear to be dangerous. >> first responders rushed to trump tower last night after a high school intern from westchester opened a letter with white powder inside. sources say he was in a fifth floor office for the trump campaign where volunteers make calls and open mail. fdny hazmat responded to the 9- 1-1 call around 8:00 along with the nypd and city department of health. sources say the intern was decontaminated as a precaution. about half a dozen others including a police officer were isolated and monitored also as a precaution. all of this went on as the republican front runner campaigned in california. this is not the first time trump has been targeted. back in march his son eric trump and his wife received a threatening letter at their home at trump park east on central park south warning donald trump to drop out of the presidential race or harm would
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sources say trump was notified >> and as for last night, sources say trump was notified about what happened and that none of his family members were present when that letter was opened. reporting live outside trump tower on fifth avenue in midtown, andrea grymes cbs2. thank you. now to campaign 2016, and at least 20 people are under arrest after protests following a trump rally in california. antitrump protestors clashed with police outside an amphitheater in costa mica south of l. a. one demonstrator jumped on an already banged up police car. one trump supporter was treated by paramedics. he said he was pulled from his car and beaten. former house speaker john boehner pulled no punches when describing how he feels about ted cruz. >> lucifer in the flesh over my dead body will he be president. >> boehner made the comments at stanford university wednesday night. he also called cruz the most miserable person he's ever worked with. cruz tried to tie conservative opposition to john boehner's tenure as speaker to rival donald trump. >> if you're happy with john boehner as speaker of the house, and you want a president like john boehner donald trump's your man. >> cruz denied that he and john boehner ever worked together at all. he said boehner refused to meet with him during the government shut down. john kasich campaigned in oregon yesterday. that's one of the state's rival ted cruz agreed not to pursue in an agreement meant to stop donald trump from earning enough delegates. hillary clinton is back in new york for a fundraiser but not for her campaign. she's keynote a breakfast event in midtown for the eagle academy foundation. it's a network of six public schools in the city formed to help african-american boys to graduate and attend college. clinton a long time supporter. bernie sanders held rallies
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he has downsized his staff after losing four out of five primaries to hillary clinton on tuesday. we'll also have an update on facebook, twitter and at cbsnewyork.com. a scare for passengers boarding a united airlines flight from newark to nebraska. the plane made an emergency landing in cleveland after the pilot reported engine trouble. no one was hurt. the faa is investigating. 9 minutes after the hour right now, coming up, how the mayor responded to questions about the corruption scandal at city hall plus this. >> some people were crying because we had taken a whole test and we had to basically throw away all the answers. >> students giving a parcc exam only to find out they had taken the wrong test. neutrogena cosmetics. powders, concealers and foundations in new shades
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>> released in 1990. >> great year. 20 years old, never been happier. >> i've got some music news. i have not confirmed this but i'm going to dive right in because that's the way we roll in the weather watcher world. 48 from dr. frankie. the birds are saying he wants to know what they know. they know that low pressure is going to play a role today and bob lescheck has 46 and singer tomny james is 69 today. the sky is not of the crystal blue persuasion. i've got folks boohooing that we don't have rain. we've got 44 and daniel's got this point that it is international day. maybe some dancing will keep us warm. thanks chris, yes it is shrimp scampi day. that's what they called me in college. they did.
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clouds and 4th in the city right now. out of the east, a cool damp breeze, that's how we're starting the day. we've got cool readings, 45. numbers still in the 50s at 8. it's still in the 50s at noon. it's still in the 50s at 2. it's still in the 50s at 5. hey, it looks like we're stuck in the 50s today. numbers should be in the 60s. they will be tomorrow. it's light rain right now. chrissy up state was saying oh, man we really need the rain. and you're not getting a lot of rain out of this thing this morning. there's a break here with actually a little bit of sun in the works in our area. this area of low pressure will dive down and bring us a chance of rain tonight. remember that if you're going out for fun or have to welcome late. it's going to be mainly dry during the day but turns wet overnight. then it's dry tomorrow, a few clouds to start and then a mix of sun and clouds. not a bad day. not a brilliant bright day
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you can have some fun or get some chores done, and then sunday it's going to be a wet finish to the weekend and a wet way to start the month, but yeah, we do need the rain, and it's shaping up to be a little more of a soaking rain, not the kind of passing hit and miss showers we've been seeing the last few days. remember that, sunday definitely a little more challenging weather-wise. 58, do you know what, maybe you can just like take a nap, spend some time with family, just chill out. i think my wife's going to a baby shower that will probably be inside. sunday is going to be the wet one, then just some leftover showers monday into tuesday. yeah, definitely a little unsettled. hopefully not too unsettled for your ride and drive. what's going on kyla. >> we do have a few things to talk about, and for that let's head up to jim smith in chopper 2, and he's in new jersey. this looks nasty jim. what can you tell us? >> the westbound side of route
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that vehicle overturned. it also struck a utility pole. there's some downed wires on the side of the road. at this point no widespread power outages being reported. it is something that crews will have to deal with in this area. westbound all shut down at park avenue. that's where the traffic is being detoured. you'll have to take local roads to get around these troubles. >> thank you is o'much jim. alternate side parking is suspended today. that's for orthodox good friday. you do still have to pay those meters. turning now to the new york city corruption scandal. >> mayor de blasio leaves a mound of reporters clamoring for answers after word that top city hall aides have been subpoenaed. cbs2 political reporter marcia kramer was there. >> step back from the truck please. >> mayor de blasio escaping to his suv to evade reporters after taking just two questions. >> there's an investigation going on.
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with that investigation. >> but probers aren't taking the mayor's word for that. serving subpoenas on some of his closest confidants. emma wolf is top advisor, ross ooffinger and city hall got a subpoena for documents pertaining to the mayor's campaign to raise money for the 2014 senate race. he wanted to elect democrats to help further his political agenda. the mayor was not personally served. >> i feel fine because everything we've done is legal and appropriate. >> that w that the mayor fled leaving press secretary karen hinton behind to answer questions like these. >> seeing as male wolf personally received a subpoena have the lawyers told her or the mayor they shouldn't be talking about this case? >> the mayor and emma wolf will continue to talk to each other about city business and about the work she's doing to fulfill his agenda. >> but what about the case.
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about the details of the subpoenas or what's happening to address those kinds of questions. >> he thinks there's plenty of to investigate in terms of charges of whether team de blasio circumvented donation limits. >> my reading of the law is that these activities were specifically prohibited because there was an attempt to evade contribution limits to candidates by funneling money through these political committees to these specific candidates. >> a consulting firm and a nonprofit group have also been hit with subpoenas. investigators now say prince's death may have been caused by a drug overdose. the star's body was found at his paisley park home last week. investigators want to know what prescriptions the 57-year-old singer was taking in the weeks before his death. theys want to know whether a doctor was with prince on that plane that made an emergency landing. a judge sealed a search warrant out of fear it would hamper the
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more problems for new jersey's standardized parcc test. 8th graders in bayonne were supposed to take the algebra 1 assessment test. they were given a test meant for 7th graders. teachers are not allowed to look at the exam, so it took a while to figure out the mistake. >> the principal came in and told us that we had taken the wrong test. >> a minor glitch. >> oh, yeah, quote minor glitch. >> students will retake the correct exam on wednesday. >> is that good or bad, wow, i feel pretty good, this is amazing. >> poor kids got to take another test. >> up next find out who will join james gordon for the next edition of car pool karaoke. >> and a facebook message that looks legit but looks can be deceiving.
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it's 6:22. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. let's get right over to you john. >> i was talking to a guy in the studio, a big bike rally on sunday too. a big bike tour of the city. >> what do you think? >> he's gone with the schwin. it's going to be wet. it's going to be challenging. events on sunday make sure you're ready with the rain gear.
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it's chilly, 49 degrees, winds out of the east at 7. numbers as low as 41 into parts of the hudson valley. that's warmer than it was yesterday because those clouds act as a little bit of a blanket. it will be a cooler day. we're only going to be 58. clouds and cool, saturday the better half with little bit more sun, and then the wet part of the weekend is going to be sunday. it's light rain right now through parts of bergen county into the bronx. that's it, and then a break with a little bit of sun before we see more rain fill in friday, saturday, the drier half. then sunday it's a wetter story and cool, too. pretty raw with just the mid- 50s. however, monday still going to go ahead. we're going to try to do the strong kids campaign out there in west field, a couple of golf tournaments on monday coming up. monday's looking a little better. thank you. lets get to the commute this friday. >> yes, and it's getting busy out there.
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let's go to jim smith in chopper 2 over a problem in scotch plains new jersey. what can you see? >> the westbound side of 22 is still shut down at park avenue in scotch plains. that vehicle was overturned. it also struck a utility pole. there was at least one person injured in the accident. now all the traffic is being detoured at park avenue. no not much in the way of delays at this point. live in chopper 2, jim smith cbs2 news. thank you so much jim. we also want to talk about what's happening in bridgewater this morning, route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. that's due to an accident with a downed pole and wires. north bridge street will be a good option to get you around that one. alternate side parking is actually suspended today for orthodox god friday. you do still have to pay those meters. thanks. the giants and jets make their picks in last night's first round of the nfl draft.
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check on sports. >> the yankees will be in boston. the mets host the giants. the football giants selected quarterback eli apple with the tenth pick in the first round of the draft. he ran a 4-440 at the combine. the giants last their quarterback in the off-season. getting the south jersey native from a position need. didn't take long for darron lee to get selected by jets. the number one overall pick, quarterback jared goff of the new look l. a. rams. i'm otis livingston and that's your cbs2 sports update. okay. in this morning's 2 talkers high fashion comes to the nfl draft sort of. >> like half fashion. >> first a late late show host james gordon has two major stars lined up for car pool karaoke.
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instagram page, singers demi lovato and nick jonas. no word who got to ride shotgun. >> maybe they put a bench seat in. eagle elliott made quite a fashion statement last night. take a look at what he had on the red carpet. big fashion no no. revealing his abs. he said he was known as a hero to a half shirt. elliott ended up the fourth overall pick in the draft which was a little surprise. dallas cowboys took him, and he is bringing that fashion sense. hopefully the rest of his shirt will make its way down. >> i don't know. maybe it will be trending. >> health concerns at a connecticut college as an outbreak spreads among students. >> plus a parent on trial accused of attacking a teacher, how the mother is defending her actions. >> traffic always a nightmare in the morning but would you pay more to speed ahead. the new proposal for some bridges and tunnels.
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there is a chance of showers coming our way. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up. scam artists are not just on the phone. they're also on your social media accounts posing as friends. >> but first new this morning, disturbing allegations of illegal activity inside central park. reports of child being offered for sex by an adult. >> good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. a tourist told police a man claiming to be the young boy's father made the shocking offer in central park late last night. janelle burrell live from central park west. >> reporter: the details of these allegations making people here in central park cringe when they hear what transpired. that tourist claiming is that he was approached by that man with his young son, that man offering his son for exin exchange for money. police say that the tourist says the 35-year-old suspected ask him to perform sex acts on
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near the bow bridge around midnight this morning. police say the tourist immediately walked away and called 9-1-1 keeping an eye on that father and son from a safe distance. but he lost sight of the pair before police arrived. we've been talking with people about these allegations here this morning. they say they are stunned and disturbed. >> it leaves me without words. i have like four kids of my own. i can't believe as a parent somebody would do that. it's just a sick twisted world that we live in. >> reporter: now investigators have been talking with that witness, that tourist since early this morning trying to gather as many details from him as they can. they describe the suspect as a 35-year-old white man last seen wearing a black coat with a fur trim hood, blue jeans, dark hair and they say he is clean shaven. the nypd urging anyone who may
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the young boy to contact him immediately. reporting live from central park west, janelle burrell cbs2 news. thank you. new this morning, firefighters say brush fire in queens is now out. crews were called to the scene near 88th street and 156th avenue just after midnight. here's a look at what the fire looked like earlier. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. no one was hurt. time now 6:32. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. good morning once again. >> good morning chris. hi everybody. cool and cloudy out there right now. a few showers in the area. it's very light rain. i'll show you the radar in a second. in the city 49 with clouds overhead. east wind, damp, cool breeze blowing. there's a little bit of rain through the bronx and into parts of westchester county is then spot north shore as well. that's about the only game in town. a break before we see that area of low pressure leave the lake, scot on through pennsylvania and usher in a chance for a little more coverage of some rain tonight. it's a mix of sun and clouds during the course of your day.
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just 58 for a high. some folks 10 degrees below normal today so get that jacket on and maybe take some notes. you've got some things to avoid. unfortunately an accident in scotch plains this morning with an overturned vehicle and downed wires has all lanes blocked on route 22 westbound at park avenue. stick with route 28 to get around that one. then we get to bridgewater where 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22 due to an accident. this one also has a downed pole and some wires. north bridge street will get you around that problem. let's take a live look outside. we have about a 20 minute wait into the toll plaza here at lincoln tunnel. the holland is the same, about 0 minutes while the george washington bridge about a 10 minute wait at this point this morning. alternate side parking is suspended today. that is for orthodox good friday. you do still have to pay those meters. i have some good news here if
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all is on or close to schedule at jfk laguardia and newark liberty airports. not bad for a friday. thanks so much. let's see. >> a major scare at trump tower last night triggering a massive police response. >> police were called to the scene after an intern working in trump's campaign office opened an envelope containing a white powdery substance. andrea grymes joins us live from trump tower. >> it's a lot calmer out on 5th avenue. we've learned that intern is a high school student from westchester. his mother tells us he's doing okay. he was able to head home around 11:00. police this morning say they are still investigating exactly what that substance was, but sources say it does not appear to be dangerous. >> first responders rushed to trump tower last night after a high school intern from with white powder inside. sources say he was in a fifth floor office for the trump
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calls and open mail. fdny hazmat responded to the 9- 1-1 call around 8:00 along with the nypd and city department of health. sources say the intern was decontaminated as a precaution. about half a dozen others including a police officer were isolated and monitored also as a precaution. all of this went on as the republican front runner campaigned in california. this is not the first time trump has been targeted. back in march his son eric trump and his wife received a threatening letter at their home at trump punishing east on central park south warning donald trump to drop out of the presidential race or harm would come to his family. the envelope also contained a white powder which turned out to be harmless. >> reporter: as for last night, sources say trump was notified about what happened and none of his family members were present when that letter was opened. reporting live this morning on 5th avenue in midtown, andrea
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andrea y thank you. at least 20 people are under arrest after a protest following a trump rally. it happened in orange county where trump was speaking. at the height of the chaos a demonstrator jumped up on an already banged up police car. one trump supporter was treated by paramedics. employees at a baltimore tv station are recovering from a major scare after man walked in wearing what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his chest. the 25-year-old suspect entered baltimore's local fox tv station yesterday wearing a panda suit is a summer cal mask. he claimed -- surgical mask. police say it was a red flotation device with unusual wires that looked convincing. >> those devices were actually chocolate candy bars wrapped in aluminum foil with wiring connecting each of them. there was also a small motherboard. >> when he walked out of the station sniper team that was in
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he was shot several times after ignoring their commands. the suspect is now recovering at a hospital and is expected to survive. new this morning, police released video of a suspect following an armed robbery on a subway platform. the robbery took place just after midnight march 19th on the southbound d platform at east tremont avenue in the bronx. a 62-year-old man was accosted by a man with a knife who demanded cash. he gave up the money and was not hurt. it is pack to court for a long island mom accused in a vicious attack against a teacher. the video shows the mother put her disturb's teacher in head lock, slammed her to the ground and knocked her unconscious. >> anika mackenzie is on trial for the fight. the trial is the talk of the town. >> i believe there should be no hands on each other. >> there's always two sides to the story. >> we're doing everything possible to ensure a safe environment for the students and the staff. >> mackenzie claims the teacher pushed her first.
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a health alert in fairfield connecticut. sacred heart university is reporting a mumps outbreak. the university says there have been at least 17 cases since late last month. the infected students were vaccinated as required for college admission. there's a mumps outbreak at harvard university with more than 40 casings reported. the new plan to beat the morning rush but it could cost you. >> one of our reporters targeted by systemmers on facebook, could it happen to you. >> and will ferrell reportedly set to play former president ronald reagan in a new movie.
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will ferrell will play ronald reagan in a movie some are blasting for bad taste. variety says ferrell will star in reagan. it's an hack -- reagan died of complications from alzheimer's back in 2004. his daughter patty davis writes on her website there is nothing comedic about the disease. at 6:42 let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. >> you know, i was just on the line on the computer surfing the internets, so it's the 39th annual tv five borough bike tour. >> sunday. >> wow. >> it's going to be a little wet. just, you know, bicyclists just know that, that sunday is going to be a little bit more of a challenging day as far as the wet weather. oh, and from our friends at the american banking association, did you know today is teach your kids to save day. trust me.
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i don't know, get them a piggy bank. get them saving some dough. it's a nice life habit to have. cloudy and 49. wind out of the east at 7. we've got cooler readings through parts of the hudson valley. 41 in monticello. 51 in edison. the year. it's warmer than it was time yesterday by up to 12 degrees. that's because you have the cloud cover. we've got clouds to start the day, a break in those clouds midday. 58 your high, and then another shot of showers tonight. pollen count's still high due to that tree pollen. rain will help a bit over the next few days, sunday into monday in particular. here's the rain right now, light in nature. this is this next batch that's coming in tonight. timing it out and i can show you, there will be some breaks in the clouds midday, and then another batch of showers friday night, and then saturday morning mix of sun and clouds around the area. it stays dry, bright by sunset, but then it's sunday night, saturday night into sunday
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heavier rain take over. more of a soaker on sunday. it's been a busy friday morning. what's going on now kyla. >> i've got to tell you, we have an accident to talk about in scotch plains with an overturned vehicle and downed wires. it's got all lanes blocked on route 22 westbound. your best bet is to stick with route 28. we head to bridgewater, route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. this is due to an accident with a downed pole and more wires to worry about. north bridge street will be a good option to get you around that one. subway issues this morning. we've got police activity. southbound n and q trains are terminating at queensboro plaza. southbound r trains are running on the f line from jackson heights rose relate avenue to square. alternate side parking is good friday. but you still have to pay the meters. mary and chris over to you. thank you.
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idea to get new york city drivers into the fast lane. as hazel sanchez reports it could come with a price. >> bumper-to-bumper is the last thing you want to see. lila says she deals with it every woke day as she commutes from jamaica estates to lower manhattan. >> it makes me want to smash my head on the steering wheel. >> new york assemblyman david web run has an idea, express lanes on tolled bridges and tunnels. drivers could pay extra to travel in the fast lanes and avoid congestion. >> say right now they're 7.50 to go over the -- through the midtown tunnel or over the triborough bridge. maybe we could reduce that to 5 or $6 and have that express lane for $10 where people can pay more to have that fast service. >> you like that idea then? >> i like it. i do.
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to go through an express lane? >> weprin made the suggestion during a transportation panel discussion saying the fast lane charge could bring in needed revenue and help avoid raising current tolls. some commuters say the paid express lane would only benefit the rich. >> they cost so much money for gas and so go into manhattan to find parking if you've got to park, it's ridiculous to charge to have to go into manhattan. >> in a she said having some bridges tolled and other bridges free is also somewhat elitist. if you can afford the toll bridges it's almost always fast. >> maybe putting tolls on the bridges that don't already have a toll would be a fairer approach to the issue. >> there already is legislation being considered in albany to add tolls to the no toll east river crossings. weprin says he wants to keep the free options available to those who can't afford the charge. hazel sanchez cbs2 news. >> port authority officials
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about the fies the of the idea, caught on camera, a long island fedex employee carelessly throwing packages into his truck. james must munson. >> it was like watching a 6- year-old kid play basketball and throwing the basketball up to the hoop. in my opinion he was -- he wanted to cause damage to the packages. >> fedex says that man no longer works for the company but did not say if he quit or was fired. : a significant decline in the number of homeless people living on the streets of new york. city numbers say 2794 individuals are now living unsheltered. that's a 12% drop from last year and 36% fewer than the first count in 2005. mayor bill de blasio says a quarterly counting system will begin next month. there is a new way one town is trying to combat bullying. a small wisconsin community is
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aimed at kids and their parents. the city west of green bay, parents and guardians will have 90 days after they're informed by a police officer of their child isobase to intervene. parents will be fined $366 for the first offense and fines go up after repeats ons. still ahead, one zoo has more than a dozen new additions after three different cheetahs give birth. >> and the cbs show the good wife gets ready to say good-bye after seven successful seasons. >> first otis livingston has this morning's sports update. >> good morning everyone. the giants selected cornerback eli apple with the tenth pick in the first round of last night's nfl draft. his ohio state teammate, linebacker darron lee was selected 20th by the jets. coming up tonight, the yankees
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the giants. [ music ] >> mary calvi asked me this question at least five times a day. chris, what the hell do you mean? what are you talking about? >> a little justin bieber for you on this friday morning. it's 49 degrees right now this morning. true is a baby boom at a virginia zoo. staff are caring for three separate litters of cheetah cubs born to three moms over
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litters are larger than normal. most cheetah littest consist of two or three but one mom gave birth to six cubs and another to seven. there are only about 7500 cheetahs left in the wild. >> they're just precious. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. hey john, good morning. >> now i want cheetos. for some reason i would like to snack on some orange cakes. we've guilty a little rain through yonkers into hicksville. there's a little bit of shower activity, not a lot. just watch out. you want to make sure. going to be some slippery sidewalks. another area of low pressure brings if some rain. tonight it's mainly dry, more clouds than sun. it's cool though. east wind will do that, my to upper 50s. that's about it. then saturday better of the two weekend days. wet on sunday. just want to see if this number has changed. this is a model run. it still has us at about an inch of rain. that would be for your sunday. that's definitely more of a soaker. hey, i tell you what.
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what's going on now kyla. >> we've got the roads and the subway to talk about. let's start with the roads. in scotch plains we have an accident with angier turned vehicle and downed wires. it's got all lanes blocked on route 22 westbound at park avenue. watch out for that. then in bridgewater we've got route 202, 206 closed southbound. that's between route 287 and route 22, and that due to an accident downed pole and also some wears to worry about. subway issue this is morning, we've got police activity, so northbound n and q trains are terminating at queensboro plaza. southbound r trains are running on the f line from jackson heights. alternate side parking is suspended today for your orthodox good friday. you do still have to pay those meters. thank you. after seven years on cbs the the political drama the good wife is coming to an end. >> cast members gathered to celebrate the bittersweet ending. the show has won five emmys, juliana marring lease who stars
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>> i feel proud to have been a part of such a great show and a great family of cast and crew members and producers. you can't look at it as a lost. you have look at it as you've gained these friends and friendships. >> it was just the greatest family of people, actors, crew members. you know, we were the luckiest of people. >> the final episode airs may 10th. >> now the big question is what do they all do next. can't wait to see. let's check in with cbs this morning, norah o'donnell and charlie rose join us with a preview on this friday morning. >> good morning, we're in southern california with the violent protest that erupted after a donald trump rally. plus a preview of the 60 minutes investigation into whether an american company sold faulty safety equipment during the ebola outbreak. also uber's new announcement of is ere its tipping policy. >> and the man behind ted talks, chris anderson is going
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of public speaking. the news is back in the morning. have a great weekend.
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you go next. here's what you need to know before you go. police investigating a disturbing report of a sexual solicitation. a tourist says a man approached him offering a young boy for sex in exchange for $300. the white powdery substance mailed to donald trump's campaign office at trump tower turned out to be harmless. an intern opened a letter last night containing the powder and called police triggering a massive emergency response. the search is on for a manhattan bank robber. surveillance image of the suspect just released. he held up a chase bank yesterday on broadway between 32nd and 33rd streets. a judge will issue his ruling today at the nonjury assault trial of nypd officer joel edward. he was caught on cell phone video apparently stomping on the head of a suspect in brooklyn in 2014. edouard claims he stepped on the man's hand. good morning everyone.
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we start with an accident in scotch plains. we've got an overturned vehicle and downed worries. it has all lanes blocked on route 22 westbound at park avenue. then in bridgewater, route 202, 206 is closed southbound between route 287 and route 22. that is dough to an accident with a downed pole and some wires. alternate side parking is suspended today for orthodox good friday. you do have to pay those meters. there's a little bit of rain out there. a few slippery spots. in the city it's cloudy and cool. this is north of town through parts of westchester and into north nassau. a little bit of rain, few more showers tonight. for the weekend saturday's superior with a mix of sun and clouds and 64. sunday is soggy and cooler. leftover shower monday. thanks so much. we'll have another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge.
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