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julie says she now rides her scooter around town instead of taking the subway. >> it's safer to be aboveground. second one at this train station in two months. there's been three in this neighborhood. >> reporter: she's right. in january at this same station an elderly woman was slashed. julie says she used to walk into this station five days a week and rarely ever saw a police officer. >> i think the police should be downstairs and they're not. >> reporter: police say the attacker's knife broke in this incident and they do have part of that knife. two pieces of good news here. somehow this man survived that attack after all that blood that you see on the sidewalk. he is in stable condition at bellevue hospital. you have to know about this. snow and slush are expected in
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janice huff is tracking it for us. when and where is this happening? >> it's happening generally for the entire tri-state area. it comes tomorrow morning around 8:00 and 10:00 in the morning is when we'll start to see the precipitation come through and arrive west of the city. now, it will start out with wet snow and in most cases it will stay that way. but it will mix with rain in some areas. there will be a mixture for most of us. and most of it will melt slick s it will be light amounts. night. we're talking about pretty much the day part of saturday when we'll see the wintery mix falling across the area. it's coming through the midwest right now and the ohio valley. it's all on the light side. nothing in our area yet from that storm system. the clouds that we have today was a separate one and that's
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we saw a few flakes of snow here and there and a few sprinkles. for the city, it will be a mix of rain and wet snow. same for long island. north and west, mainly snow. i'll detail just how much we're expecting coming up next in the forecast. >> track the rain and snow with our nbc 4 new york app. new at 5:00, disturbing allegations against a counselor at a juvenile detention center in brooklyn. she put a 16-year-old girl in a chokehold, causing the girl to black out. she's also accused of slamming the girl's head on floor. she's expected back in court may 23rd. now to decision 2016. the new york primary is approaching fast. april 19th is the day. the presidential candidates are making the rounds trying to win your support.
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just getting underway in greenpoint. >> reporter: bernie sanders grew up right here in this building in a second floor apartment. he talked about playing games here on the street, going to school nearby and having big dreams as a child. his visit here a chance to win over voters before the primary. a warm welcome home for presidential hopeful bernie sanders . >> this is bernie country. >> come and feel the bern! >> reporter: the brooklyn native back on his home turf, campaigning where he grew up on 26th street. >> i spent the first 18 years of my life in apartment 2c right here. i grew up in this community. and i remember it very well. >> reporter: does it resonate that he's from brooklyn? >> definitely. he's a jew from brooklyn. go brooklyn, the go bernie. >> reporter: now that she's 1
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young voters have fuelled sanders' campaign. what is it about him? >> first of all, his authenticity, the fact that he answers questions and holds by his convictions. >> i think bernie really represents what brooklyn is all about. >> reporter: sanders has won seven of the last eight primaries but still trails hillary clinton. >> best i know, we don't have a gender discount. that's why the more equal the pay is, the more family income there is. >> reporter: most voters aren't caught up with where the candidates are from. they say it's the direction they are headed. >> doesn't really matter where he's from as long as he's got the right ideas and he's doing the right thing. he's a lot better than any of the other choices by a long shot. >> reporter: tomorrow bernie sanders will be in harlem
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hillary clinton will spend the weekend campaigning in rochester. john kasich will hold a town hall in syracuse within the hour. first it was a stop at sacred heart university in connecticut for a town hall there. he's counting on enpledge unpledged delegates. ted cruz is also courting unpledged delegates, making a rare pitch this weekend in colorado. and front-runner donald trump has taken notice of all this, expending the ex . belgian officials confirmed the arrest of the final fugitive connected to the paris terror attacks. investigate investigators say it is still unclear whether he is the
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seen at the brussels airport shortly before and after the bombs went off. in other news, pope francis wants the catholic church to act with compassion, mercy and less judgment when it comes to modern families. in a highly unanticipated document, the pope called for a change in attitude when it comes to those divorced, gay or otherwise in nontraditional relationships. >> it ultimately is consistent with the message francis has sent since he became pope, that the church must temper justice with mercy. he made it easier for priests and bishops at the local level to open the doors of their churches wider. for pope francis it all comes down to attitude. the near 260-page document released called joy of love does not change doctrine but urges a
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>> no one can be condemned forever, he says. that is not the logic of the gospel. >> among the issues generating the most headlines, whether divorced or remarried catholics can receive communion. it is still forbidden but priests with use their own judgment. >> there's a lot of reasons for divorce, some of them are very valid and i think the church should be a little more tolerant. >> the pope still affirmed that the church believes marriage should be between a man and a woman but went to great lengths in the document to say gay men and women should be treated with respect and deg ignity. >> i know he's right. >> the document came after a world wide survey of catholics and two meetings of bishops, said to be contentious at times. the pope has consistently said the church must be a field hospital and meet people where
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>> if you love, everything else falls in place. >> there has been a reaction in conservative circles that the document adds confusion to catholic identity. in liberal circumstances, disappointment that it did not go far enough. the church anticipates this, writing at one point about the need for continued open discussion. now to opening day at citi field. the national league champs back at home for the first time since the world series. bruce beck joins us now. bruce? >> reporter: chuck,whether or not the mets and royals just playing here in the fall classic? believe it or not, that was six months ago. today it was the mets and the phillys and it was filled with hype and hoopla. there's nothing like opening day, especially when the team hosting the ceremony is the defending national league
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the mets were introduced to the crowd. noah syndergaard got a huge ovation ovation. for the first time since 2000, the amazins hoisted a championship banner. the fans were in their glory. how excited are you? >> very excited. >> reporter: how excited? >> very excited! >> a little of americana, opening day. >> we're hoping for a great 2016 season. >> reporter: as for the game itself, jacob degrom was stellar on the mound before leaving with back stiffness. and the newest met neil walker had a clutch single. a mets victory was the perfect way to complete the pomp and circumstance of opening day. this team played well and you had all the spirit.
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>> it was cold.othat's the best part. you get up and cheer. >> i'm glad we won. glad our fans got to see us win. we plan on winning a lot more. >> reporter: final score today, mets 7, phillys 2. degrom said a anessit in his lat. he also said that his wife staci called him in morning. she's ready to give birth to their first child, and said, not today, jacob, go out there and pitch. >> he did go out there and pitch. nice job for six innings. >> i'm sure he was very relieved. >> quite. still ahead a mother's cry for help. she says her son is being bullied and beaten in school and nothing is being done to stop it. you know the lead problem in newark? now another new jersey town is testing the water.
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. a shooting at a texas air force base now appears to be a murder-suicide. lackland air force base was put on lock down this morning after someone reported shots fires. someone swept the buildings and found two bodies. it appears an airman shot his commander then shot himself. >> we are safe and secure. these unfortunate events happened. we have 82,000 people who come to work here every single day. just like any public and in the community we have some one-offs. that's what i would consider this. >> the fbi has taken over the investigation but says there is no connection to terrorism. cardinal timothy dolan is headed to the middle east for a firsthand look at the damage isis has done there.
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dolan will also meet with clergy members helping those expelled by isis. another city in new jersey is retesting water for us school its schooled for lead at elizabeth schools. crews recently replaced filters. the testing follows problems in newark where investigators found 30 schools with elevated lead levels. part of the henry hudson parkway is going to be closed so crews can make repairs to that retaining wall. only one northbound lane will be open from 110th street to 127th. that closure will happen again between 11:00 saturday night to 9:00 sunday morning. and the bayonne bridge closes
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monday morning at 5:00. it's beginning to look a lot like christmas. >> people have that in the rear-view mirror. but no. >> maybe it's not fair. but we are getting some snow, right? >> we're getting some snow. but it was like a winter's day. certainly looks like that outside right now across the tri-state area with the clouds and the chilly temperatures and the windchill around the region. we're still stuck in this pattern of cool air and unsettled days. it was up to 50 in central park today. yesterday we were near 60 degrees. jfk at 50. been in the 40s most of the day, though. that's where we are right now in midtown and jersey city. yonkers you're at 43. same across long island and coastal connecticut.
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in point pleasant and 54 in surf city. that's the warmest temperature we can find here. even though we've got a few 30s on the map north and west of the city, most of them are above freezing. hunter is at 33. that's the coldest. the wind makes it feel like the 30ss in lots of spots and 20s in the monticello. this is the storm system that's coming through tomorrow. should reach the tri-state area around 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 in the morning in the city with a mix of rain and snow. a few light rain showers this evening, but otherwise it's not going to be all that -- the snow isn't coming until tomorrow, so we don't have to worry about that until then. 20s and 30s for those over night
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a coating genially to maybe an inch. but there could be locally a couple of inches around, especially over the higher elevations. it's mainly going to stick to the grass, not to the streets. sunday the sun is back out, thank goodness. and monday into the workweek we start to see the temperatures rising again. into the mid 50s monday, tuesday with maybe a rain shower here and there. by wednesday we are near 60 degrees. in the meantime, we've just got to get through tomorrow. new jersey's own bruce springsteen and the e street band are cancelling the concert in north carolina. springsteen says tickets will be refund.
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incurable bone disease has fast become an internet sensation. >> he loves to sing and he loves emi eminem. >> reporter: unlike his peers, spars can't run or walk or. even stand. but what he can do is sing because who you are >> reporter: that's an original song, one of ten this eighth grader has written. it's his clean cover of the song "not afraid" fused with indian classical music that's caught the ear of more than 2 million people on social media and launched this kid toward stardom. >> when i heard him write that
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i'm not afraid to take a stand >> reporter: his right arm is in a sling after a recent surgery to insert a rod like the ones in his left arm and both legs. >> i've had over 125 fractures in my life. that's because i have osteogenesis imperfecta. the lord doesn't close one door without opening another. >> reporter: that door opened for him with music. he found his passion and pays it forward. an ambassador for st. jude's hospital, dozens of charitable performances and of course he's in the national honor society. >> he's not treated as disabled. that's the biggest thing. he's being treated as a normal kid.
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>> reporter: it wouldn't hurt to hear from the artist that inspired him. >> if we sang "not afraid" complete. >> where's the phone? let's call eminem right now. so wise. >> amazing voice too. >> very nice. still ahead, a price hike that many netflix users may not even know is coming. and a stunning statistic revealed in the student debt crisis, just how many s aren't paying a dime and the concern it's raising. >> for many people saving e ing ing money consider tough. better get baquero for the apps to help you save. >> reporter: smoke, flames and a plane packed with passengers.
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and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. . tonight a new report shows millions of americans aren't making payments on their student loans. more than 3 million americans have gone at least a year without making a payment. another 3 million are at least a month behind. and another 3 million were given permission to stop payments because of a financial emergency such as unemployment. >> you need to pay for things like food and housing and transportation to work before you pay for any debt including very high priority important student loan debt. >> the obama administration introduced what it called the
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it caps monthly payments at 10% of the borrower's income. after 20 years of palt yments it forgives the rest of your debt. starting may 9th customers will begin paying 9.99 for the service. netflix made that change and said the comment customers would be able to keep their pricing plan for two years. and after years of price increases, it will actually be cheaper to mail a letter starting this weekend. a temporary rate increase granted for the us postal service in 2014 is set to expire on sunday. that means the price of a stamp will drop from 49 cents to 47 cent cent. the drama over atlantic city's collapsing finances
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a judge rejected the christie administration -- the judge is giving both sides until april 19th to work out a deal. a rockland mom convicted of slowly poisoning her son with salt is speaking out from behind bars. >> reporter: a brooklyn mom says bullying is so bad at her son's school the fourth grader threatens to kill himself. coming up, it's been so long since new york had such a heavily contested presidential primary. candidates haven't had to campaign here for years. so are they out of practice? for a whole new experience. pwe came back for internet speeds so fast even the kids are impressed. oh she's impressed. we're catching up on movies and shows on demand just as fast as we can watch them. twc's home wifi is so strong we can use all our devices at the same time. come back today. you'll get 100 meg internet,
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right now on news 4 new york, bullied to his breaking point. a 10-year-old boy says it got so bad, he actually thought about taking his own life. that child's family says his school isn't doing anything to stop the bullying. >> now they are demanding an investigation into how this could continue to go on at ps 13 in brooklyn. >> he's being beaten every single day. >> reporter: mildred pryor says this was the last straw. >> i broke down. >> reporter: her son came home from school at ps 13 in brooklyn this week bloodied and beaten. >> he comes to school to learn, not to be bullied. >> reporter: the family says bullies are responsible. relentless

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