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>> i'll be hit with wind and lightning. batman versus superman, of course. >> obviously. >> if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. >> keep watching "today in new york" by downloading the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device. our next hour starts right now. shot in the line much duty. an nypd officer recovering this morning. police searching for one suspect who got away. >> bernie sanders proving the polls wrong. he scored the biggest upset on another election night. while donald trump campaign keeps rolling. signs of progress. the results of the latest round of talks to prevent a transit strike. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everyone. it's wednesday, march 9th. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm kerry barrett. michael is off today. >> storm team 4's chris cimino is here with the forecast. >> good morning, ladies. nice to see you both. still a little chilly, in the mid-40s this morning. 30s in the suburbs.
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we're heading toward record terror torrey. old record in -- we're forecasting a high today of 75. we start out with just patchy low clouds. we think mainly across long island. otherwise, look for a good deal of sunshine. high clouds at knoop time. in the upper 60s by noon. we're approaching the record high of 75 degrees by afternoon. a beautiful day ahead. victory number 39 last night. looking good, lauren. >> it was exciting. everyone updated me on every ranger stat while i was on vacation. thank you. appreciate it. some things to note. we have construction out there. westbound on the cross bronx expressway. two lanes closed. scheduled until 6:00 a.m. the new jersey turnpike, a jack-knifed tractor-trailer that went into a ditch. this is in the outer roadway southbound by exit 8a. that's just blocking the shoulder. something to keep in mind. we'll have more weather and traffic on the 4s. lauren, thank you much so much. 5:02 right now. an nypd officer is in the
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the officer was hit in the shoulder during a drug bust in bushwick brooklyn. katherine creag is where the officer is being treated. kat?{ >> reporter: he's here at this hospital. the detective along with the sergeant thought the night would end with the arrest of two suspected gun dealers. two of the three suspects have been caught. a third is on the loose. what you're looking at here, the chaotic scene in brooklyn. wilson avenue near troutman street. after 6:00 last night, the marks detective and a sergeant closed in on the suspected heroin dealers. the nypd identified themselves as cops. the suspects tried to get away in their car. the sergeant and the detective fired several times, the detective hit in the shoulder by his colleague's bullet according to police. the suspects have a long criminal history. >> we have one individual 45
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another individual 51 years old, 17 prior arrests. a good number of those are -- >> reporter: one. suspects was also hit and is in the hospital. police at this point not yet releasing the names of the suspects or the wounded detective. darlene, mayor de blasio and police commissioner bratton in massachusetts for the funeral of the commissioner's father sent out messages saying that they are grateful that that police officer, the detective here at the hospital is recovering well. back to you, darlene. >> thanks so much, kat.{ 5:04 right now. a doctor who treated the wounded detective got a ride home to long island with two nypd officers. that's when they came across this fire in wheatley heights. the two officers made sure no one was inside. several dogs were trapped. one of the nypd officers was treated for smoke inhalation. today, there will be no negotiations in the nj trans ipt strike talks. officials representing more than
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new proposals on the key issues made by nj transit. they include wams nls and health care. a strike deadline is set for sunday morning. hopefully we can avoid that for sure. >> yes. >> a check of weather and traffic on the 4s meanwhile. >> a bright weather scene today. the temperatures jump perhaps 30 degrees plus before the day is through. we're starting out in the low abdomen mid-40s. floral park at 41. upper 30s too. armonk 38. larchmont 39. the shore in long branch at 43. low to mid-30s northwest new jersey. there's a chill in the air again. a tricky day on what to do wardrobewise. you're just not going to need them this afternoon with temperatures in the 70s there. a few patchy clouds early on this {morning. most of those tend to be confined across long island. even that's showing signs of thinning out. watch out for low clouds. a patch or two of fog early on.
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good deal of sunshine during the midday hours. temperatures jump quickly from the 50 ez to the upper 60s by noon. 74 -- record high is 69. forecasting a high today of 75 degrees. the other record breaker tomorrow. more on that in a little bit. the early commute heading out the door. >> we don't have any major problems on the roads or mass transit. right now for buses, we have the b 60 bus line. excuse me, rerouted. nj trans ipt, decamp doing fine. on the rails, all of the overnight track work, commuter lines and subways running without delays or service changes. the same for the ferries. everything on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. 5:06. paterson, new jersey, mayor is warning of another shutdown at the end of the month. marathon talks ended early this morning with no budget. council members at an impasse
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the city could shut down once emergency funds shut down that. could happen march 31st. hundreds much workers lost a day of pay because of the deadlock.{ a long island man will be sentenced for causing a crash that killed a nassau county police officer. he was driving drunk when he caused two accidents on the l.i.e. in 2012. officer joseph al gear responded to the scene and was struck by an suv. decision 2016. the results that came in overnight. people in four states voted and there was one unexpected outcome. tracie strahan is in the newsroom with the wrap-up. tracie. >> kerry, what a night. results from hawaii are now in with donald trump clinching a win there and mississippi and michigan. but michigan is making headlines for voters choosing bernie sanders over hillary clinton on the democratic side. something this morning he admits he didn't even expect. the vote was close. sanders was able to take a third
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because the margin between him and hillary clinton was so narrow, the delegates split was nearly each. on twitter, sanders told his supporters, the corporate media counted us out the pollster said we were way behind but we won. thank you, michigan. hours ago he expressed optimism over his campaign's future. >> repudiated the polls that had us 20, 25 points down a few days ago. we repudiated the pundits who say at that bernie sanders is nnt going anywhere. >> on the gop side, donald trump won three out of four states last night losing only idaho to ted cruz. after thanking his supporters following those wins, he gave his thoughts on closing out his party's race for the white house. >> we started off with 17. we're down to 4. of the 4, they're pretty much all gone. pretty much. they didn't do so well tonight, folks. i'm not going to say anybody didn't do well.
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there's only one person that did well tonight. donald trump. i will tell you. >> speaking of results, marco rubio finished third last night. all eyes awaiting to see if he can get a win in his home state of florida next week. john kasich says he'll still win ohio. the democrats, hillary clinton and bernie sanders square off in yet another debate in florida tonight. in the next half hour, we'll have more on the new nbc news "wall street journal" poll. kerry, back to you. >> see you then. tracie, thank you. 5:08 right now. loretta lynch is telling the white house not to consider her as a possible supreme court justice. her name was floated as a possible successor to the late antonin scalia. the justice department says she's worried that senate confirmation processes would distract her from her work. senate republicans are vowing to block anyone nominated by president obama. lines of mourners expected to pay respects to former first lady nancy reagan later today. she's lying in repose in simi valley, california, that's today
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a private funeral will be held on friday with about 1,000 invited guests set to attend. mrs. reagan will be buried next to her husband at the library per her wishes. she died on sunday at the age of 94. tributes pouring in as we learn of the death of sir george martin. that is martin leading the hollywood bowl orchestra 17 years ago with a beatles tribute. he was often referred to as the fifth beatle. british prime minister david cameron is calling martin a giant of music. ringo starr tweeted his tribute overnight. sir george martin was 90 years old. >> amazing. that music lives on forever. >> timeless. the hotel chain that is trying to drum up business by getting rid of amenities. plus, i terrifying robbery caught on camera.
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robber wasn't expecting. what put an end to this. tracking record breaking temperatures. it's already 45 degrees out there this morning. your weather and traffic on the 4s coming up.
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5:13 right now. an nypd officer is in the hospital shot in the shoulder during a drug bust in bushwick brooklyn. police arrested two suspects at the scene. one is still at large. katherine creag is at elmhurst hospital where the officer is recovering. an update ahead in 15 minutes. voters in four states headed to the polls last night. bernie sanders scored a huge victory in michigan. it's a state in which the polls had him trailing. overnight, donald trump finished first in hawaii caucuses, he won three of the four states up for grabs. loretta lynch is asking not to be considered for the supreme court vacancy. her name was float as a possible
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the new jersey transit labor talks. more negotiations expected tomorrow. if there is not a deal, there could be a strike on sunday. it's 5:14. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. we're{ dealing with pretty mild temperatures heading our way. warm temperatures by this afternoon. for most of us, a beautiful day ahead. we'll get rid of low clouds early on. another warm day tomorrow, but more clouds in the afternoon. could be a couple of showers overnight. the weekend cools down but only cools down down to 60 or 65 for highs. that's still way above normal. the early warmth is causing some trees to bloom early too. there is there's actually tree pollen out there. allergy sufferers, a moderate level there. mold spore count at a low level. school day forecast, nice today. again, bus stops for the kids in the suburbs. they need the jackets with temperatures in the 30s and low 40s. by afternoon, they're not going to -- recess time, 69 degrees. by the time you're dismissed,
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good deal of sunshine, warm and quiet. after school activities too. looking good. >> the record high is 69 degrees set back in 2000. i think we break that one pretty easily. bridgeport along the water. they should get there. islip as well. newark, laguardia, very close again. that was set back in 2000, 74 and 75 respectively. staten island chillier at 40. melville at 38. across the island, 42 in westhampton. 35 in danbury. lot of{ 30s the mid and upper hudson valley. good chunk of north central new jersey. again, distinct chill in the air, but most areas going up 40 to 45 degrees where they are. a big swing in temperatures. land breeze. so all of the interior sections stay warm. the southwest wind along the south facing shorelines. bright and comfortable overnight. again, we're talking about upper 50s in the city.
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to 70 or better tomorro record for tomorrow, 74. 76 is the forecast high. to get there, that would be two in a row. more clouds tomorrow. could be a couple of showers, especially north of town during the mid to late afternoon. that line of showers will swing through everywhere tomorrow night into friday morning. then it looks like things dry out friday afternoon. knock the temperatures down to the low 60s on friday and saturday. saturday should be a fairly nice day with a good deal of sunshine before clouds take over late. the next push of showers getting in here probably as we work into late sunday. so the bulk of the weekend pretty dry too. mid-70s today. record setters. same thing tomorrow. 76. watch for a couple showers tomorrow afternoon. everybody gets rain tomorrow night, early friday morning. friday night, friday, saturday, looking good. sunday, shower chances late. wettest day on {sunday. tuesday with a clearing sky. let's get back to lauren scala. any problems for the commute so far? >> no major problems on the
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nice green traffic flows behind me. a live look outside at connecticut. this is the turnpike out in greenwich. things are moving nicely here. the merritt parkway in good shape. the gowanus, things moving along nicely through industry city. plenty of cars on the road already this morning. finally, we'll head over to the new jersey turnpike by newark liberty airport. things are doing fine. reports of a jack-knifed tractor-trailer in somewhat of a ditch. it's blocking the shoulder southbound in the truck lanes by exit 8a. it's not causing any delays. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. the next update on the 4s. >> thanks, lauren. in the cnbc money report, hilton hotels may be adding no frills accommodations targeting younger travelers. the ceo of the company says they would be put in major cities, similar to a hostel. it could help hilton draw
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air bnb. no word on when they will have the hostel-like accommodations. this man flew to turkey in 2015, prosecutors say from there, the former air force veteran planned to travel to syria and join the islamic state. his defense team says that pugh was there looking for a job. vanderbilt university calls murder of a student in israel a -- american graduate student taylor forest was killed. he was a west point graduate and served in iraq and afghanistan. vice president joe biden was close by and he was made aware of the attack. a british reporter has a close call covering the civil war in syria. right from the frontlines in turkey. >> pushing people back.
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missile pass overhead where it exploded. it is believed that isis fired that attack from across the border. two people, including a child were killed. caught on camera, would-be robber in pennsylvania made a move on a taxi driver with a sheriff's deputy in the car right behind them. >> everything you got. now! >> all right. all right. >> this happened in reading. he was demanding money, waving his gun. a deputy behind thim notice something off. when the deputy saw what was going on, he{ drew his weapon and arrested the suspect. >> incredible timing. and being keenly aware. something is not quite right here and picking up on it. >> it worked out okay and no one was injured. absolutely. it's 5:20 right now. it could be a casualty of our digital lives. what parents admit they're not doing. what whole foods is adding to the outside of its stores.
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welcome back. 45 degrees. 5:23 on this wednesday morning. looking at one world trade center in manhattan. these are images of daytime turning quickly into night. this is indonesia where people viewed a total solar eclipse hours ago. the moon moved in front of the sun completely blocking the light. it was caught from the windows
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by the way, a total eclipse will race across the u.s. in august of next year. whole foods is adding rooftop solar systems to nearly a quarter of its stores. they're teaming up with companies to install systems in nine states. whole foods says the roof will save them money because the solar units will help stores cut down on utility costs. currently, there are 20 solar systems installed at stores. an investment, right? >> there you go.{ it's 5:24. good morning. >> solar systems, they're going to put nine planets on the roof of every whole foods. >> that's really ambitious. >> much better, actually. i get it. we'll get plenty of solar panels today, maybe a little sunshine. generating a good deal of energy, i think. temperatures climbed into the mid-730 -- 70s in and around the city.
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east end of long island, coastal connecticut, your temperatures most of the this afternoon probably only in the 50s. in the jersey shore, you may warm up and notice a sea breeze that kicks in knocking it down to the 60s this afternoon. partly cloudy tonight, upper 50s in town. upper 40s in the suburbs. mild for a march night. forecast cools down a little bit. 62. that's still very nice on saturday. sunny start. cloudier finish. maybe a couple of showers by the end of the day on sunday with a high of 60. no sign of any winter any time soon, i should whisper this. >> hope it stays that. lauren, what's happening? >> the first problem on the subways. suspension for 7 train riders. service suspended between hunters point avenue and hudson yards. that's only in the westbound direction. heading to manhattan{ now, no service on the 7 train. hopefully it will get fixed quickly. i'll keep you posted on that. otherwise, the major lines,
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and path on or close to schedule. thank you, lauren. there could be new -- concerning household finances at the child's next checkup. the american academy of pediatrics has recommended that doctors need to look into their family's poverty status. 1 in 5 kids in the united states lives in poverty and the stress of not having a stable environment can trigger larger health problems. most parents know reading to their young children is beneficial. but many of them don't do it. a new survey by read aloud 15 minutes finds that a little more than a third of parents read to their kids for 15 minutes every day. the study found technology was one of the biggest distractions. parents say their kids watch too much tv and a third say the same thing about tablets and other devices. >> it's important, right, not to get overwhelmed with guilt if you don't do it. you may try to fit it in as much as you can.
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said, mom, you failed me. >> she did no such thing. >> you're four. going to get a lot worse. the reading is just a start. >> you gave me apple instead of orange. great mom, she is. the record that new york city already is projected to set in 2016. a dispute over a charity event at one world trade. why the governor is now getting involved. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag live detective is recovering after being shot and wounded trying to dealers. we'll tell you who else police are looking for coming up. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now.
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right now an nypd officer caught in the crossfire when a drug bust turned violent. this morning, he's recovering while police hunt for a suspect still on the loose. plus, new this morning, some observant officers rushing to help at the scene of a house fire. a political upset on another election night. bernie sanders scores a huge win while donald trump's campaign
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"today in new york" starts now. gorge everyone. it's wednesday morning. march 9th. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm kerry barrett. michael is off today. >> chris cimino is here with a nice fo jast. >> indeed. a nice cool start this morning. we're jumping into the 60s and the 70s in many locations before the day is through. we've got patchy low clouds and areas of fog out there. nothing widespread out across portions of long island. partly sunny and warm for the afternoon hours. temperatures maybe get into record highs. the record high for the day is 69 degrees. we're expecting highs in the low to mid-70s this afternoon in the city. it will be cooler 60s and 50s along the south facing coastal areas. a good day if you're away from the water. take lunch outdoors. low 50s at 8:00. upper 60s at noon. forecasting a high of 75 degrees today. lauren scala, let's check out the commute. >> we have a suspension because of mechanical problems at
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no westbound service on the 7 train between hunters point avenue and 34th street hudson yards. from queens into manhattan, not happening now. continue to keep a close eye on this. a live look at the belt parkway. things are moving nicely by lefferts boulevard. overall, the roads are in fantastic shape. we'll have more weather and traffic on the 4s. an nypd officer is in the hospital shot during a drug bust in brooklyn. two suspects are under arrest. one is on the run. the shooting happened near{ the corner of wilson avenue and troutman street in bushwick. the officer was rushed to elmhurst hospital in queens. that's where katherine creag is right now. kat, good morning. >> reporter: darlene, good morning. you know how it's frantic for the nypd when they hear an officer has been shot. there was a great deal of relief when they heard that that detective was here at this hospital and recovering. he's in good spirits. we want to show you the video. the shooting scene there in brooklyn.
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near troutman street. the narcotics detective and a sergeant closed in on two suspected heroin dealers. the nypd says they identified themselves as police officers. the suspects tried to get away, though, in their car going in reverse. going forward. the sergeant and the detective reached into the car and fired several times. the detective getting hit in the shoulder by his colleague's bullet according to police. an nypd chief described the work, the day-to-day work that the policemen do in combatting the heroin problem in certain neighborhoods. >> we have people dying of overdoses everywhere. not only in the city but outside as well. we're specifically targeting these locations. ironically, the brand name on this was american dream. >> reporter: one. suspects was also hit and is in the hospital. a second is under arrest. *hp &hc% a third, though, as you mentioned, darlene is on the loose. we're waiting to hear from police. noft yet releasing the names of the suspects or the detective
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we're told that he's recovering well. >> thanks so much. katherine creag thank you. new this morning, a doctor who detective that kat was talking about, got a ride home with two nypd officers. that's when they came across this fire in wheatley heights. the two officers made sure no one was inside and saved several dogs that were trapped. one of the officers was treated for smoke inhalation. in new jersey, tears shed for another night as family and friends mourn the loss of two teens hit by a car. they gather to remember noel herrera and brian rodriguez. the two were walking home in a friend's house in union city on saturday night. we're hearing from a third teen who was with them. manuel sanchez spoke from his hospital bed. he's having surgery today. >> my friend noel was going to take a picture of brian and i waited with them too. after we finished and turned our heads, the car came speeding real fast.
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so it happened. >> 23-year-old eric patterson is held on a $1 million bail. he's charged with two counts much death by auto and one count of assault{ by auto. in session today at mercy college. all four campuses open following a scare yesterday. a threat forced evacuations around 4:30 in the afternoon. police gave the all clear last night. it is 5:34. that means it's time for weather and traffic on the 4s. hard to believe it's 45 degrees already out there at this early hour, chris. >> that's already above normal. we're going above that this afternoon. unseasonably warm, two words we'll use today and tomorrow. we'll back down a little bit towards the weekend. big ridge of high pressure building. we expect to get to a high of 75 degrees. that would break the record for this date. which is 69 degrees set back in 2000. we'll watch closely as we go through the day today.
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in and around the five boroughs. upper 30s. places like armonk and larchmont. out across long island, generally between 40 and 45. westhampton to montauk and down the shore. same scenario with the 43 at long branch. generally clear sky covering us. we did have low clouds across long island. each lately there, things are breaking up. that's a good sign. patchy low clouds, haze. maybe a patch or two of fog in locations. then it turns partly to mostly upper 60s by noontime. into the 70s. much cooler along the shore. i'll tell you how much cooler in a little bit. right now to tell us about the commute, something going on, on the 7, lauren? >> yes. it can't get you into manhattan. no manhattan-bound service between hunters point avenue and 34th street hudson yards on the 7 train. the closest station is a couple of blocks away, the e or the m at 21st court street square. i'll keep you posted.
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commuter lines, they're on or close to schedule so far this morning. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. more weather and traffic on the 4s. lauren, thank you. 5:36. today there's a break in the negotiations between nj transit and its 11 rail unions. union officials are going to be going over new proposals on key issues made by nj transit. the issues include wages and health care. both sides are saying the talks have been positive. returning to the bargaining table tomorrow. a strike deadline is slated for sunday morning. now to decision 2016. the results that came in overnight. people in four states voted and one unexpected outcome. tracie strahan is in the newsroom. >> good morning to you, darlene. donald trump was able to keep other candidates from making headway last night taking victories in mississippi, hawaii and michigan.{ despite being heavily favored, hillary clinton wasn't able to claim victory in michigan.
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fine lip gaining traction in the state with a large population of minority voters who he's worked very hard to court. he's projected to have won a third of the african-american vote. hillary clinton, however, still out polling standards nationally. the margin was narrow. the delegate split was nearly even. frankly, we believe that our strongest areas are yet to happen. >> although ted cruz was projected winner in idaho last night, donald trump took the other three primaries. he said his domination showed a strong surge of support. >> we have, don't forget, we have democrats coming over. very importantly. we have independents coming over. they haven't done that ever. probably ever. >> we're getting the results this morning from a new nbc "wall street journal" poll. it shows that voter surveyed believe that donald trump would
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in a possible presidential showdown in november. clinton getting 51% of voters compared to 38% for trump. hillary clinton did win mississippi, but even in michigan, she still picked up sanders. darlene, the two face off in another democratic debate in florida tonight. tracie strahan, thank you so much. it is 5:38 right now. there will be no federal charges against an nypd officer who shot and killed ramarley graham. an unarmed black teenager after a four-year investigation. the u.s. attorney's office says there was insufficient evidence to -- he shot graham back in 2012. the officer said he fired when graham reached into his waistband. but the 18-year-old was unarmed. >> my son committed no crime. he's dead.
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>> an internal disciplinary proceedings against the officer has been on hold pending the outcome of that federal investigation. more fallout from a deadly shooting involving nypd officer peter liang. the i-team confirmed that an officer in charge of cpr training has been placed on modified assignment. the reassignment is the result of an ongoing internal investigation into cpr instructions. last monthly ak was convicted in the shooting death of akai gurley in a brooklyn{ housing project. neither liang nor his partner gave gurley cpr. landau said he was only given two minutes much cpr training at the academy. on long island, an ntsb report says that a plane ran out of fuel when it crashed last month in the harbor. both fuel tanks of the plane were empty. one passenger has been missing ever since. he's presumed dead.
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sur survived. a man pretending to be a police officer in bergen county, store employees caught him shoplifting. he was caught stealing inside the garden state plaza. during the questioning, he showed a fake pennsylvania police badge. police arrested lynch after he assaulted an officer trying to runaway. happening today, a new bike messenger safety bill will be introduced to the new york city council. it will focus on couriers and delivery cyclists working as contractors. uber rush and uber eades don't employ them. so they don't have to follow the same rules as other cyclists. under the bill, they'd be required to wear safety equipment along with a business name and i.d. card. when it comes to new york city's tourism industry, business is booming. according to new york times,{ the city is on track to welcome nearly 60 million visitors this year. that would surpass the record of 58.3 million.
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officials with nyc and company, the tourism agency says new york remains on pace to reach mayor de blasio's goal with attracting 67 million people by the year of 2021. it's 5:41 on this wednesday morning. still to come, the local movie theater that's going to allow you to smell one of the most anticipated movies of the year. plus, why washington, d.c.'s kep di center is enlisting the help of a famous new york hip hop star. we're chasing records today. yes, we are. weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up.
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welcome back. 5:44 on a wednesday morning. pretty mild morning. a touch chillier than yesterday morning in locations. we're heading to lofty numbers again this afternoon. the ice won't be happy. do hydroplaning later. light breeze. but the wind will kick in from the south and west and usher in the warmer temperatures. haze and{ low clouds in parts of the area early on this morning. but a beautiful afternoon will send the mercury into the 70s. warm again tomorrow. more clouds in the picture tomorrow and maybe showers by tomorrow night.
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still stays well above normal. cools down relative to where we'll be the next couple of days. here's where we're expected to be much the record is 69 degrees in central park, laguardia. 75 newark. i would say out of the six of these, probably three will be broken in central park. temperatures expected in the low to mid-70s this afternoon. tomorrow's record, 74 in the park. same thing laguardia. 76 at newark. expecting highs in the 70s again. looks like records may fall by the wayside for two days in a row. eastern long island, there's been patchy clouds in areas of fog here or there. not widespread, in the low to mid-40s. east port 43. in the city, at 45 right now. low to mid-30s. north central new jersey, hudson valley more like the upper 30s as it is in interior connecticut at this hour. generally a clear sky, some low clouds. future tracker indicating those early on this morning. they thin out for the most part. by this afternoon, most of us
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especially from the city towards the west. across the south facing shoreline east end, it could be lingering, the north clouds. we expect temperatures generally in the 50s{ there. overnight tonight is quiet. into tomorrow morning, quiet. partly sunny sky. watch a few showers to the north of us tomorrow afternoon. i think everything stays north during the daylight hours. that changes tomorrow evening. still relatively quiet. watch this line. showers by midnight. showers overnight. should kick on out of here by friday morning. 75 the expected high today in the city. warms up in the upper 70s. same thing hudson valley. south facing shorelines, east end in the 50s. same thing in connecticut as well. same scenario with both of the temperatures. 76 with the late showers. gone by friday morning. back to the low 60s saturday. it's a dry day. sunny start, cloudy finish. showers, they could return later sunday. the bulk. weekend is dry. back to the 50s. looks like a wet day on monday.
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about the commute. >> good news for the 7 train. normal service has been restored. we had a suspension earlier. great news. not so great news for lirr commuters. there is a broken rail in mineola. expect delays there. otherwise, major commuter lines look good. i'll let you know if it gets worse. taking a look at the roads. the george washington bridge, things are still moving nicely{ on both levels and in both directions. the van wyck expressway, a slow ride there. there is roadwork out there like usual. we usually have delays in both directions. >> alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. thanks, lauren. 5:48. there is breaking news in upper manhattan. a stabbing outside of the opus lounge in inwood. police spopded to the call of a large fight. they found a man stabbed in the
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he's in critical condition. it's not clear if anyone is in custody right now. kneel asheville is there. we'll up dacht you when we know more. there's a new clue on the man who shoved a teen into the path of a train. he shoved the teen off the platform at the 103rd street subway stop in corona on saturday. the 17-year-old girl wedged herself between the platform and the wheels of the train avoiding serious injury. governor cuomo stepping in to a dispute that threatens a charity event at one world trade center for wounded war veterans. the stair climb race got about a half a million dollars last year. there's a second one planned for may until the landlord announced it was being cancela governor cuomo said both sides agreed to meet to resolve any issues. also, 50 crept has to explain flashy photos.
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to explain these media posts showing him with piles of cash. it raised questions as to whether he's being truthful about his finances after filing for bankruptcy last year. the rapper born curtis jackson posted the images on instagram and says the money is not real. q-tip is in charge of bringing hip hop to audiences at the kennedy center. the new york native will join the institution as the artistic director for hip hop culture. he will begin curating performances this summer. kendrick lamar had soldout performances last year. >> we hear it everywhere. we cannot escape that beat. that beat, that pulse is what we're going to connect to at the kennedy center. >> q-tip is the founding member of a tribe called quest. the kennedy center announced they're adding hip hop to the
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the 15th annual tribeca film festival has something for everyone. elvis and nixon. it's{ a fictionalization about the 1970 sit down between the two. for sports fans, the documentary pele. birth of a legend. billy joe armstrong stars as an aging rocker in geezer. wnbc is a proud sponsor of the tribeca film festival. the festival starts april 13th and runs through the 24th president. meanwhile, a new manhattan theater will give you the sights, sounds and smells of an epic superhero battle. regal cinemas will open the 4 dx enabled screen on march 25. it's the same day that batman vs. superman dawn of justice is released. along with the superhero smells, the senses of theatergoers will be hit with wind, fog, rain and
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along with vibrating seats. don't let my harrow owe mess it up. okay? >> don't get crazy. >> what are superhero smells by the way? >> what activity they're involved in. >> exactly. who it is. governor cuomo is comparing them to ferraris. coming up, the new features that will be on future new york city buses. game interrupted. who came to the rescue{ of these -- took over a baseball game. you're watching "today in new
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a fan came to the rescue when bees started buzzing at spring training in arizona. yeah. the bugs swarmed a bag near the royals dugout as he played the colorado rockies. one royals fan is a retired beekeepers. he picked up the bees, no suit necessary. >> what? >> he knows what he's doing. >> thank goodness somebody does. >> that's crazy. >> is there a beekeeper in the house? it finally worked out. >> always hoped there would be one. no bees yet, but the weather will be -- temperatures heading to the 70s this afternoon. 75 our forecast high. some haze and low clouds in parts of the area. partly to mostly sunny in the
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coastal areas, considerably cooler. south facing coastal areas in particular. tonight, looking for a low of 58 with a partly cloudy sky. some upper 40s north and west. could get into the 70s again tomorrow. if that happens, we could see records two days in a row around here. >> yeah. >> that's the record to break. >> we finally have problems on the roads. we were doing really well. but now on the bqe, there's an accident by the williamsburg it's causing delays. watch out for that. lirr commuters right now, there's a broken rail in mineola. you can expect delays and cancellations on the port jeff oyster bay and ronkonkoma branches. nothing significant reported from the lirr as far as delays and cancellations. we'll keep an eye on that. governor cuomo would like to get rid of seven railroad crossings as part of his plan for a third track on the long island railroad. he says the grade crossings are dangerous. he wants to add a third rail
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the crime that started it all. bernie sanders scoring big while trump gains momentum. saying good-bye to the fifth beatle. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everyone. wednesday morning, march 9th. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm kerry barrett. 45 degrees out there at 6:00. let's check in with storm team 4's chris cimino for a look at two record breaking days perhaps. >> could be. we're talking about temperatures north and west.{ still on the chilly side. in the lower mid 30s. freezing mark in califon. high bridge at 35. hopatcong is at 38. towards the city, milder, 45. down the shore, low 40s. long island, same scenario. you need the jacket with the liner early on this morning. but you're not going to need it this afternoon. sky tonight is clear. patchy low clouds across long island. they've dissipated pretty dramatically in the last couple of hours. we anticipate a good deal of sunshine. temperatures rapidly rising.
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forecasting a high of 65. cooler along the shorelines. details on the forecast coming up. if you're heading out, how does it look, lauren? >> not too bad for 6:00 a.m. an accident on 280 heading eastbound by exit 14. dr. martin luther king, jr. boulevard. that blocks the left lane. as far as the rails go, lirr commuters, there is a broke ep rail in mineola. expect delays and cancellations at oyster bay and ronkonkoma branches. more coming up on the 4s. breaking news in manhattan. there was a stabbing outside of the opus lounge, a dance club in inwood. a man was stabbed in the chest. he's now in{ critical condition. police are talking to a second man, details still sketchy. we'll follow this story as it unfolds. right now, an nypd officer is in the hospital with a gunshot wound. police say he was hit during a
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the gunfire erupted near the corner of wilson avenue and troutman street in bushwick. one. suspects is still on the run this morning. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in elmhurst hospital in queens. kat? >> reporter: darlene, it was a frantic scene here at the hospital when the nypd detective was brought in on a stretcher. we want to show you this video. also a frantic scene at the shooting scene in brooklyn where two suspected drug dealers he owe police were trying to arrest them. there is a third suspect on the loose. you're looking at the scene in brooklyn after 6:00 last night. a narcotics detective and a sergeant closed in on the suspected heroin dealers. a deputy police commissioner says as they identified themselves as police officers, the suspects in their car tried to get away. >> with the detective partially inside the vehicle, the driver then accelerated forward.
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the detective both fired their weapons. >> reporter: and the nypd says it was a bullet from the ser(qp't's gun that struck the detective in the shoulder. one of the suspects was also hit. he's in the hospital. a second suspect is under arrest and a third is on the loose. police at this point not yet releasing the names of the suspects or the detective. the detective has 11 years on the force and he's recovering well. he's in stable condition here at this hospital. back to you, darlene. >> good to hear he's recovering. thank you. 6:03. a doctor who treated the wounded detective got a ride home to long island with two nypd officers. that's when they came across this fire in wheatley heights. two officers made sure that nobody was inside. they did save several dogs that were trapped. one of the officers was treated for smoke inhalation. firefighters battling a house fire in union, new jersey. live pictures of chopper 4 over the scene. very smoky. it looks like it's mostly under
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this burned the siding of at least one home next door. working to find out if anybody was hurt. the nj transit strike negotiations both sides taking a breather. they represent more than 4200 rail workers. they'll go over new proposals on key issues made by nj transit. both sides say progress is being made. they return to the bargaining table tomorrow. a deadline{ is set for sunday morning. it is the talk of politics this morning. bernie sanders big upset win over hillary clinton in michigan last night. that is a primary that clinton was favored to win. sanders just barely edged her out. 50-to 48%. meanwhile, clinton trounced sanders in mississippi. also, republican donald trump had a big night. took three of four states. the primaries in michigan and mississippi and the caucus in hawaii. ted cruz celebrating his victory in idaho.
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the three other states. 6:04. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. we'll start with chris cimino. looking to break some records today. >> that's the game plan here. talking about mid-70s this afternoon. we've got haze and patchy low clouds and areas of fog. not widespread. we'll have to burn it off once the sun comes up. partly sunny and warm for the afternoon. records expected to be broken today. plus portions of the area at least. the portion not broken, south facing shorelines much long island, connecticut. temperatures there in the 60s and 50s it appears with the wind coming off the chillier water. it's mostly clear right now in the city. there is haze out there. we're talking 45 {degrees. quick jump to 51 at 8:00. 74 at 3:00. if you can, get out there and enjoy it this afternoon. what's the commute look like, lauren? >> we have an accident on the
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it's the move through the zebra stripe. if you get off on the exit ramp, not blocking any lanes, but it's distracting drivers. a slow ride into the area. the new jersey turnpike, by exit 8k, a jack-knifed tractor-trailer. there's emergency repairs that block the right lane as well. we're seeing a slow ride there as well. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. new this morning, we're learning the man known as the fifth beatle, sir george martin, has died. that's him leading the hollywood bowl. this was 17 years ago with a beatles tribute. martin worked with the fab four for decades producing nearly all of their music. tributes from sean lennon and
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cameron and ringo starr tweeting his thanks. he was 90 years old. the investigation is closed into the unarmed shooting death of ramarley graham. the officer, the nypd officer who killed him will not face criminal charges. the u.s. attorney's office said there was insufficient evidence to pursue federal charges th ainst officer richard haste yesterday. he barged into the apartment during a drug investigation in 2012. he shot the teen in front of his grandmother and little brother. >> same as usual. black life doesn't matter. ramarley's life will always matter to us. >> the u.s. attorney said in a statement. the investigation revealed no evidence to refute officer haste's claim that he shot mr. graham in response to his mistaken belief that mr. graham was reaching for a gun. the nypd reassigned an officer in connection to the peter liang case. last monthly ang was convicted in the 2014 shooting death of a
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a brooklyn housing project. the i-team confirmed that there was an internal investigation into an officer in charge of cpr training. as a result, that officer is on modified assignment. a jury is deliberating the fate of a military veteran charged with trying to join isis. tyrod pugh of brooklyn flew to turkey and was intercepted by{ turkish authorities. the air force veteran planned to travel to syria and join the islamic state. his defense team says pugh was in turk toy look for a job. happening today, a new bike passenger safety bill will be introduced to the new york city council. the bill's author says companies like uber rush don't actually employ them so they don't have to follow the same rules as other delivery cyclists. they would be required to wear an i.d. card with a business
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faster for you to transfer funds. cnbc susan lee joins us with more details. >> good morning to you, darlene. big banks are set to take on the tech rivals of instant payment. bank of america is expected to announce later on today that it will let customers transfer money with u.s. bank through a new system called clear exchange. you can transfer funds in a flash when you split a dinner check for one. representative payments in the future and even vacation bills. clear exchange is owned by -- they. whole food, another story embracing solar power. the chain is teaming up with solar city and energy energy(tn install group solar panels in up to 100 stores and centers in the coming year. hopefully it says that a rooftop unit could generate as much as 20% of the store's annual electricity need. i guess -- darlene, kerry, back to you guys. >> susan, nice to see you.
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6:09 right now. still ahead, top driver staring down the barrel of a gun. >> crazy video. luckily this terrifying holdup happened at the right place at the right time. the quick thinking officer who had a hunch that this bottle held more than just water. wow. >> technically it's still winter. but it definitely won't feel like it. your weather and traffic on the
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6:13 this morning. looking at the parkway. four things you need to know. thousands of people expected to pay respects to former first
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repose at the ronald reagan presidential library in simi valley, california today and tomorrow. she died sunday in california at the age of 94. loretta lynch is looking not to be taught -- both sides in the most recent rounds have positive things to say. face to face negotiations are expected tomorrow. if there is not a deal, a strike could happen sunday. today is the last day to recommendingster for pre-k in new york city. children born in 2012 are eligible. you have until midnight to apply online. you can do it in person at several locations in each borough also. 6:14 on this wednesday morning. we're promising record high temperatures. hopefully we'll be able to deliver that. we're starting out on the cool side.{
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warm again in the evening. the weekend will cool down somewhat. but still saying several degrees above normal. a live look here. this is reeves beach in suffolk county. you can see some haze and maybe fog in parts of the area early on this morning. that should burn off once the sun is higher in the sky. 43 in city eye labor day. most of the city above 40 degrees. it's 30s, hudson valley, interior connecticut. again, jackets needed early. over the shoulder or maybe lost later because you won't need them. unseasonably warm air. the southwest wind today, shooed shooting for a record high of 75 in the city. 68 is the old record if 2000. a big difference if you're along the coast. long island coastal areas of connecticut, even in the coast of new jersey, we'll see the temperatures warm up.
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with a localized on-shore breeze. the wind coming off the water. water temperatures are 40s to around 50. much, much cooler. 50s for highs there. look at the 70s from the city on inland. temperature could drop a bit in the afternoon. inland will stay warm. comfortable tonight. 58 the overnight low. that's well above the normal high temperature for this time year. could be a record breaker. watch showers north of us aefrl early in the day. maybe a leftover shower. generally low 60s but dry through the weekend as well. mid-70s today, tomorrow. dry saturday, late showers sunday. monday it looks like a soggy day in the 50s. upper 50s on sues with the clouds and showers giving way to sun on tuesday.
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lirr commuters, there's a broken rail in mineola. expect delays and cancellations on the oyster bay and ronkonkoma branches. subways and other major commuter lines. if you're getting on other roads, after the broadway exit, there's an accident blocking a lane. it's slow through here. an accident on the bqe on the zebra stripes. it blocks the shoulder there. it's still slow going through here. on the van wyck expressway northbound, an accident by hillside avenue. also on the shoulder, you can see delays here as well. that's the trouble spots{ on the roads. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. on long island, an ntsb report showing a plane ran out of fuel when it crashed into setauket harbor. both fuel engines were empty. crews rescued three people. one person still missing. they're presumed dead.
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man trying to hide cocaine in a water bottle. they found an aquafina bottle inside and an officer took a closer look. the top and bottom of the bottle appeared to be filled with water. but the middle is hollowed out and police found the drugs there. the driver faces numerous drug charges. 6:17. today, classes resume as usual on all four campuses of mercy college. there was a threat that forced evacuations yesterday at 4:30 in the afternoon. all activities were canceled. poli gave the all clear. tear not saying what the threat was only that it was unsubstantiated. the state department condemned a terror attack in israel. several people were stabbed along tel aviv's popular waterfront. vanderbilt graduate student was killed in the attack. he was there studying business.
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take a look as a british reporter has a close call covering syria's civil war. >> you can actually hear that missile overhead before it exploded into that building. this is in turkey. it is believed that isis fired that missile from across the syrian border. two people, including a child, were killed. caught on camera, a would-be robber in pennsylvania made a move on a taxi driver. when he didn't see coming watt the sheriff's deputy in the car right behind him. >> now! >> as gunman is demanding the money and waving his money around, a deputy noticed behind him. he noticed something off and put the lights on. when that deputy saw what was going on. he drew his weapon and arrested the suspect. you never know. >> man. >> that deputy in the right place at the right time and really good instincts.
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little bit off. it is 6:19. the airplane pilot who took perhaps a detour to give passengers an up-close look at a rare phenomenon. the dispute over a charity event at{ one world trade. >> don't forget to follow us on facebook abdomen twitter. >> and kerry 4ny. follow kerry too.
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welcome back. 45 degrees. 6:23 on this wednesday morning. going to warm up nicely. here's a look at something rare. a total eclipse of the sun. day turned to night when the
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this is from indonesia. people had a front row seat to the celestial event just hours ago. we're each seeing time lapse of that total eclipse. that's cool. unfortunately, it mostly raced across{ the pacific missing land completely. another way to see it is from the air. alaska airlines gave us a look from window seat. they chased the eclipse on a flight from anchorage to honolulu. >> the astronomers were on board to see it specifically. >> they were on board. that's incredible. >> look at the shot they caught. >> from that percent peck tich, everyone is wearing the protective glasses. some were stylish. i would imagine in the plane you have to do the same thing. cool stuff. >> we get our chance next august. >> 2017. >> we'll see. meantime, a nice amount of sunshine today. not be eclipsed by anything more than haze and ground fog early on this morning.
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to record territory. 75 degrees. record in the city, 69 degrees. you will find it considerably cooler along t south facing shorelines. be aware you're near the water. forget 75. it's not happening. in the 50s most of the day. upper 50s the low tonight in the city. upper 40s in the suburbs north and west. weekend picture looks good. cooler but nice. 62 on saturday. sunshine giving way to clouds late. dry day. sunday, most of it dry. showers later in the afternoon. more likely at night with a high of 60. even by the {weekend, we lose another 15 degrees. we're still 60 or better. thanks, chris. wish i could say the same for the roads. with the -- lirr commuters. there's a broken rail in mineola. expect delays and cancellations on the port jeff ronkonkoma and oyster bay branches. otherwise the nj transit and path subways fine. we have an accident on the road
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on the ramp to the l.i.e. is an accident blocking the right lane. leave yourself extra time. thank you. 6:25 right now. looking forward to the commute, that may be an oversell. >> you tried. >> 23 of the new high tech buses are hitting the streets starting next month. it begins in queens. they'll be equipped with wi-fi and phone charging ports. 52 more buses will be introduced by the end of the year. >> the phone charging port is a good idea. >> big deal. 6:26 right now. wednesday morning. coming up next, the officer caught in the crossfire. >> reporter: i'm katherine creag live in queens where that detective is recovering here at this hospital. he was shot and wounded after trying to take down two suspected drug dealers. we'll tell you who else police are looking for right now. a big night for bernie sanders. i'm tracie strahan live in the
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breaking news in inwood. a man found stabbed to death in the parking lot of a popular club. the officer shot in the line of duty and the suspect police are searching for right now. record breaking warm weather. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, it's wednesday, march 9th. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm kerry barrett in for michael today. we'll start out with a check of the weather with chris cimino. not a lot of hate mail today. >> not today. tomorrow either. 43 in{ rhinebeck. 41 lagrange. some 30s showing up across the mid and upper hudson valley. still chilly at the freezing mark in morristown.
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generally low 40s in long island. a few upper 30s on the jersey shore. once the sun comes up, it's going to warm up in a hurry. a generally clear sky breaking out. there will be haze and patchy low clouds, especially across long island early on. that dissipates pretty quickly to a day that will feature partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies. 69 at noon. 70 at 6:00. in between, a record setting high of 75 degrees. more of the warmth in the seven-day outlook in a little bit. more on the commute from lauren. thanks, chris. lirr commuters, there's a broken rail in mineola. expect delays and cancellations on the port jeff, ronkonkoma and oyster baio owe he loves to give me updates that his train was delayed five minutes. not so bad there. on the bqe, a disabled truckment center lane is blocked. delays to the l.i.e. and back. almost to the queens boulevard. leave yourself extra time. more weather and traffic on the 4s.
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we want to update you on breaking news in manhattan. police are looking into the club. it's called the{ opus lounge. the man stumbled to the ground outside that club. he's in critical condition at new york press tier i can't hospital. we're told police responded to calls of a large fight inside the club. an nypd officer is recovering in the hospital shot in the crossfire of an apparent drug deal that turned violent. it happened near the corner of wilson avenue and troutman street in the bushwick section of brooklyn. the officers at elmhurst hospital now. that's where we find "today in new york's" katherine creag. kat? >> reporter: darlene, there is relief among the nypd and others that that detective is doing well here at the hospital. the night was supposed to end in the arrest of two suspected drug dealers. but it ended in gunfire. two of three suspects have been caught. there is a third, though, on the run. on the loose. we want to show you that chaotic scene in brooklyn as you
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the narcotics detective and a sergeant closed in on suspected heroin dealers. the nypd says they identified themselves as cops. the suspects, though, tried to get away from their car going in reverse. going forward, the sahr ergeant and the detective fired several tiles, the detective getting hit in the shoulder by his colleague's bullet according to police. criminal history of the >> we have one individual 45 years old with 58 prior arrests. another individual who is 51 years old with 17 prior arrests. a good part of those, lion's share are in the narcotics. >> one of the suspects was also hit and is in the hospital. again, a third is on the loose. police not yet releasing the names of the suspects or wounded detective. mayor de blasio and police commissioner bratton in massachusetts for the funeral of the commissioner's father did send out messages, darlene, that they are extremely grateful that
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the shoulder is recovering well at the hospital. back to you, darlene. thanks so much, katherine creag. new this morning, a doctor who treated that wounded detective got a ride home with two nypd officers. that's when they came across the smoky house fire. this is in wheatley heights. the two officers made sure that nobody was inside. they saved several dogs that were trapped. one of the nypd officers was treated for smoke inhalation. 6:33. a two story house fire in union new jersey. kai simonsen over the scene in chopper 4. kai? >> kerry and darlene, good morning to both of you. got word on this at 4:00 a.m. this morning. these are live pictures from chopper 4. first on the scene here over what looks to me like a two-family home located at 318 as you said, the scene of a three-alarm blaze. we have a moderate to minor smoke condition right now. significant damage to the upper floors of this home. it almost looks like we have at
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through here. catastrophic damage. we are continuing to gather information about any injuries. we do know that one woman was rescued from inside of that home. live in chopper 4, kai simonsen, darlene and kerry, back to you. >> kai, thank you. >> 6:34. a moment to check weather and traffic on the 4s. starting with chris cimino. chris, we're looking at the temperatures now. 45 degrees at 6:30 in the morning. >> not too bad at all. it's chillier in the suburbs. a dramatic warmup. unseasonably temperatures headed our way. the jet stream has shifted to the north of us. 69 degrees in 2000. we're forecasting a high of 75. we may smash the record by this afternoon. meantime, what to expect. we've got haze out there, patchy low clouds and fog in parts of the area. that will burn off. partly sunny to mostly sunny and warm for the afternoon. those record highs are expected again from the city on inland. cooler on the coast, though.
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60s and 50s fo high. rest of the seven-day outlook. peek into the weekend coming up >> thank, chris. we have a detour on the b 60 bus. that's the only one reported so far. many of you are getting on the subways. we have delays on n, q and r trains because of signal problems. for ferry commuters, everything looks good. chris is talking about the warmer temperatures today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. we'll have the next weather and traffic update on ahead on the 4s. >> thank you, lauren. tributes pouring in as we learn of the death of the beatles long time producer, sir george martin. >> that is martin leading the hollywood bowl orchestra 17 years old. he was often referred to as the fifth beatle. david cameron is calling him a giant of music. ringo starr tweeted his tribute overnight. he was 90 years old.
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decision 2016. primary results rolling in overnight. there was a major upset that each the candidates didn't see coming. tracie strahan has the story in the newsroom. >> kerry, good morning to you. with a strong showing with three out of the four primary, donald trump is ramping up talks about closing -- bernie sanders bested hillary clinton taking{ a third of the african-american vote in michigan. a minority showing that's eluded him in the past. because the margin between sanders and hillary clinton was so narrow, the delegate split was nearly even. clinton claimed victory in mississippi and she's now halfway to clinching the delegates need today secure the party's nomination. bernie sanders, however, admitted that each he was surprised by last night's win. the victory proved pollsters wrong. >> what we have seen is in poll after poll state after state,
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kind of momentum that we need to win. >> hours ago, we learned donald trump won the primary in hawaii. he also claimed victory in mississippi and michigan. although ted cruz won in idaho, trump told supporters that his wins are "the single biggest story in politics" and he promised to maintain that momentum for republican party. >> whereas, the democrats are down 30, 35%. they're down from what they were. we're up by 50% and even more than that. you're talking about millions of people. i actually think it's the biggest story in politics today. i hope that the republicans will embrace it. a new nbc news "wall street journal" poll shows, despite { trump's apparent front-runner status, voters surveyed don't think he has much of a chance against either democratic candidate come november. polls said hillary clinton would easily beat trump with 51% of
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versus 38% siding with donald trump. bernie sanders has a better chance according to the voters that were surveyed. the vermont senator gets 55% in support in eye hip thetical race with 37% favoring trump. the democratic candidates face off in the 8th debate in florida tonight. the republican candidates will be there as well on thursday, kerry. that's a state that could certainly narrow that field. back to you. it is indeed. tracie, thank you. long island man who caused a crash that killed a nassau county police officer will be sentenced today. prosecutors say james ryan was driving drunk when he caused two crashes on the long island expressway in 2012. an officer responded to the scene add was struck and killed by an suv. happening today, the teen injured when two of his friends were killed by an out of control car is undergoing surgery. there was another vigil last night for noel herrera and brian rodriguez. they were struck and killed by a
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manuel sanchez was with them. he'll have surgery today at noon and he spoke to news{ 4 from his hospital bed. >> my friend noel was going to take a picture of brian and i waited with them, too. after we finished and turned our heads, the car came speeding real fast. we didn't know what to do. so it happened. >> 23-year-old eric patterson is held on $1 million bail. he's charged with two counts much death by auto and one count of assault by auto. we're getting another look at the man who shoved the teenager into the path of a 7 train in queens. detectives just released this sketch of the suspect. police say he shoved the teen off the platform at the 103rd street subway stop in corona on saturday. the 17-year-old girl wedged herself between the platform and the wheels of the train avoiding serious injury. 6:40. in bergen county, a man pretending to be a police officer was shoplifting. timothy lynch was trying to steal inside of the westfield
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confronted him. investigators say he showed a pennsylvania police badge and said he was a police officer. he is not. officers arrested lynch after they say he assaulted the guard and ran away. this morning, for the 16th year in a row, passaic county homeowners will be paying more in taxes. the free holder board approved a new budget to raise taxes by 1.6%. according to our news partners at the bergen record, residents are already paying on average $2300 in taxes. that is the hight of the 21 counties in new jersey. there is new hope that a deal can be reached to save a charity stair climb at one world trade center. the tunnel the tower stair climb was held last year at the skyscraper t raises money to build high tech homes for wounded war veterans. but the landlord of building, the durs organization announced that it was canceling plans for a second climb this may. governor cuomo says both sides
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their differences. it's 6:41. still ahead, find out which rapper was tapped to help bring hip hop to the kennedy center. >> how to get your hands-on joan rivers most prized possessions. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new york." this price can't be right... that's the right price! it's that low. what other things on this list can't be right?" looks like a list of can't be right's." seriously? at stop&shop, prices are down. savings are up.
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we're showing you the record highs for the day. several could be broken. certainly in the city. we're forecasting a high of 75. again, tomorrow, forecasting mid-70s. record higha little tougher to get to tomorrow. 74 hit back in 2006. same thing at laguardia and newark. the record tomorrow was 76 degrees. two days in a row, we could come close to breaking records. more confident about this one. tree pollen is out there with the warm weather early. moderate toward the tree pollen. allergy sufferers that could be an issue. school day forecast, tough to dress the kids at the but stops in the suburbs where it's still in the 30s this morning. the lost and found area may have jackets collected by the end of the day as they forget`taem. 60s by recess time. by the time they're dismissed, we're talking about 74. close to 70 even for the after-school activities. cooler weather along the coast. sea breeze will kick in. water temperatures 40s to near 50 at best. with a southwesterly wind, most of long island, coastal south facing shore areas of
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coast, new jersey, temps drop dramatically too. inland spots into the 70s. future tracker shows a few clouds. low clouds around and haze early on this morning. by afternoon, most of that is confined offshore in long island. by 8:00 in the evening, we're cleared out nicely. overnight, partial cloudiness. tomorrow morning, fairly cloudy. a couple of sprinkles and light showers to the north. they stay to the north during the day. 1:00 in the afternoon tomorrow. but a better chance nor showers moving on through tomorrow night. right here that line comes on through. nothing heavy anticipated and ahead of it, again, still mields ld. >> back to the low 60s on friday after a leftover shower in the morning after developing sunshine. saturday looks good. 62 clouds late. we lose an hour sleep. 60 with a late shower on sunday. better chance for rain on monday in the mid-50s. still above normal next tuesday. let's check on the commute right now with lauren. >> thanks, chris. lirr commuters, still a broken rail out there in mineola._0@r(t&h*hp &hc%
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on the port jeff, oyster bay. up up to n and r trains, that's it for the subways. everything else looks good. on the roads in the barnegat area, route 9 northbound shut down by bay shore drive-by this morning. there's downed poles in the roadway to take care of. heading over to the bqe, watch out for delays westbound because of a disabled truck before you get to the kosciuszko bridge. that's in the center lane. delays past queens boulevard. we have a disabled truck on the major deegan after yankees stadium. we'll take a live look at the inland side of the lincoln tunnel. 30-minute delays into the tunnel. same at the holland tunnel. 15 to 20 minutes inbound at the george washington bridge. that's the best of the three. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect today. back to you. lauren, thank you. governor cuomo would like to get rid of seven railroad crossings as part of his plan for a third
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he said grade crossings are dangerous. he'd like to add a third rail to improve service and relieve some of the congestion. you could soon own some the things that joan rivers loved. prized possessions go up for auction in june. including bob mackie gowns and{ cartier jewels. her daughter says this is a chance for fans to get a through the keyhole look at her mother's life. some proceeds from the auction will go to charity. heading to court today over a social media stunt. a bankruptcy judge ordered him to appear in court over a cost showing him with wads of cash. it raises questions about whether he's being truthful. there's one of the photos. about his finances after he filed for bankruptcy last summer. the rapper born curtis jackson posted images and said the money is not real.
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he will serve as artistic director for hip hop culture. he'll bring the genre to national audiences. yesterday the kennedy center announced they're adding hip hop to the core programming. very cool. 6:49. talking about the total movie experience. you will soon be able to smell the characters in an upcoming blockbuster movie. we'll tell you which one. there's a hint. you're watching "today in new york."
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welcome back. we get to find out what superheroes smell like. the theater opens on march 25th. the same day batman vs. superman, dawn of justice is released. so along with the superhero smells, four out of five senses will be pushed to the limits. taste, however, is reserved for the concession stands.
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>> i think superman smells good. >> i think he does too. >> batman, maybe a little dicey. nevertheless -- the "today" show coming up in a couple of minutes. >> check in with matt and savannah. >> hi guys. three big wins for donald trump in the presidential race. we'll talk to him live. plus how bernie sanders major upset in michigan could shake things up on the democratic part of things. also ahead, shopping secrets revealed. on a new rossen reports, the mirror in some stores that makes you look thinner. so is is it tricking you into spending more money? >> plus one of hollywood's newest stars will be here.{ knob i butcher. the brothers grims by. it's about like shots of aaron cohen ziemt. i saw that movie yesterday. >> is it crazy? >> i can't even -- i can't even begin to tell you. >> i'm like retching.
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police respond today a fight at the club and they now know how the whole thing started. also firefighters just rescued an elderly woman from a two-story house fire in union, new jersey. the fire burned the siding off at least one of the homes next door on ohio street. no reports of serious injuries. an officer is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the line of duty last night. >> katherine creag is at elmhurst hospital. >> reporter: darlene and kerry, that detective recovering well here at this hospital. according to the nypd, the detective and a sergeant were in bushwick brooklyn{ closing in on two suspected heroin dealers. the nypd says the suspects tried to get away from their car. the sergeant and the detective fired several times, the detective getting hit by his colleague's bullet according to police. two of the three suspects have been caught. darlene and kerry, one of them -- or a third one is still on the run. back to you. >> all right. kat, thank you. lauren, one more check of traffic. >> still delays out there for
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there's a broken rail in mineola this morning. expect ten-minute delays and cancellations on the port jeff, oyster bay and ronkonkoma branches. main street bound delays on the 7 train. if you're getting on the roads, on the garden state parkway northbound before exit 100, an accident in the right lane there causing delays. heading over to long island on the southern state parkway, heading westbound out by exit 37, belmont avenue, that accident just came in. finally, on the major deegan southbound, watch out for a disabled truck after yankees stadium. stop-and-go traffic on the major deegan this morning. >> thank you. oh, hi. we're about two months ahead of schedule with this forecast. talking unseasonably warm. temperatures expected to climb to the 70s. we'll shatter the record of 69 degrees set back no 2000.{ 75 is where we're going. we could have another record high tomorrow as well.
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that will burn off. partly sunny this afternoon. 75. big difference on the south facing shorelines. brooklyn, queens, coney island, this will be cooler because of the wind off the chilly waters. same thing south facing coastal areas of connecticut. even the jersey shore will see the temperatures knocked back. 76 tomorrow. showers tomorrow night. gone by friday morning. the weekend, in the low 60s. most of it dry, more rain perhaps by monday. no snow, no cold. >> sounds good. really good. >> the "today" show is next. that's what's happening "today in new york." have a great day. good morning. good night. donald trump stays ahead in the republican contest. >> i wouldn't say anybody didn't do well who didn't do well. only one person did well tonight. donald trump. >> brings props to his victory rally to take on critics of his business empire.

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