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candidates are crisscrossing our state in a last minute push t win you over. primary is less than 24 hours away now and candidates using every resource available to convince new yorkers to choose them tomorrow. news 4's katherine creag joins us from long island city where preps are being made for a big bernie sanders event tonight. >> what is happening now, rob, there is a security check and right now security preps and that's where the rally will be. all the way over there, this is the water front. and it is expected so many people are going to be here. we also have new video, rob, just in to our newsroom. bernie sanders taking a walk around the bryant park area. whether people like him or not, his rallies are without question huge events. and in queens, you can expect tens of thousands of people. as the east river ferry rumbled toward the pier, workers nearby prepare the area where another massive rally for bernie sanders
with hours to go before primary day in new york, senator sanders appeared on the "today" show. >> we have a message that is raze resonating all over the country, enthusiasm and energy. people understand it is too late for establishment, politics and economics. they want real change in this country. >> reporter: the sanders campaign says his rally yesterday in prospect park, brooklyn, brought the biggest crowd yet, more than 28,000 people. alonnia says she'll be at the rally tonight. >> i'm pretty decided. i'm probably with hillary. but i like a lot of the values that bernie stands for so i'm going to come and listen. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton will have her own rally in midtown manhattan. people we talked with tell us that the climate of campaigning in this year's presidential election has been filled with so much negativity from both the democrats and republicans it sours them. >> i decided not to vote. just because i don't think it is
>> it is not nice. not good for the country. >> reporter: chalk it up to sidewalk art to be neutral steps away from where bernie sanders takes the stage, this message supports him and hillary clinton. and, again, a security sweep is under way here at the site of the sanders rally. think about it. it is noon and it is not happening until 7:00 p.m. but there are so many people expected to be here tonight. as for mrs. clinton, she did give a radio interview on power 105.1 earlier this morning, courting voters and, rob, she has the midtown rally that we mentioned in manhattan at 2:00 p.m. back to you, rob. >> very busy around here. thank you. the republicans also taking advantage of these last hours before tomorrow's primary. you're looking at governor john kasich speaking right now at a youth center in syracuse. later today, he'll hold a town hall in schenectady. donald trump will hold a rally in buffalo, tonight. over the weekend, he visited supporters in staten island and poughkeepsie.
he plans to make tv appearances and meet privately with what his staff calls grassroots supporters. we'll have complete coverage of tonight's intown rallies on air and online. you'll keep tabs on the race with our delegate tracker on nbcnewyork.com. hundreds of verizon workers are marching through the streets of midtown right now. marking day six of a strike. they waukd off lked off the job last week after working without a contract for the last eight months. ki simonton has a view from above. >> you can see here, verizon workers continue to strike. these are live pictures from chopper 4. thousands of verizon employees with local leaders are now marching up 6th avenue, they began a little earlier at the verizon building on 36th street and now marching up to the verizon store at 125 west 42nd street dressed in verizon red, stretching back four to five blocks or so. traffic is beginning to get
expect delays here at the upper 30s to lower 40s between 6th and 8th avenues and 6th avenue from the lower 30s around 42nd street. we'll continue to keep you up to date. back over to you. >> that and the hillary rally could make a mess. thank you. new at noon, police just arrested a man suspected of killing a homeless man and slashing a livery cab driver. officers picked up william smith in queens, believing he's responsible for slashing a man to death at a homeless shelter on east 30th street in manhattan on friday. he's also wanted for slashing a livery cab driver in queens. that cab driver is okay, but did suffer from serious injuries. also new here at noon, police trying to figure out what drove a woman to stab her 19-year-old brother to death in washington heights. officers say the victim and his 21-year-old sister started arguing around 6:00 this morning in an apartment on st. nicholas avenue. at some point, the man was
to a nearby hospital where he died. the sister has been taken into custody, no word on whether she has been charged. right now, police hunting down the thieves who held up a brooklyn store clerk and then shot him during a struggle. fortunately that clerk did live to tell his story and today he talked to news 4's lori bordonaro. >> reporter: he tells me he made a split second decision to try and grab that gun from the robber. he says he knows he's lucky to be alive and back here working at his family's grocery store. today he was getting a lot of hugs from a long time customer, the 35-year-old back at work just hours after he was shot in the hip while struggling with an armed robber. video surveillance shows two men holding up the store just before closing sunday night. one grabs cash from the register, the other holds a gun on syed, but syed sensed the robber was nervous and decided to make a move.
was shaking, scared. so i tried to get gun from him and he pull back and shoot me. >> reporter: and syed aware he was shot followed the robber's out, they took off in a black honda and police are asking anyone who may have any information to call crimestoppers. we're live in east new york, lori bordonaro, news 4 new york. happening now, police want your help to find a large group of men who viciously beat a man outside of a brooklyn bar. police say about ten men used their fists, belt buckles, a barstool to hit a 26-year-old man. surveillance video and it is pretty clear caught that attack in front of a restaurant in myrtle avenue in bushwick. that victim is in critical condition at elmhurst hospital. the nypd investigating another brutal assault in the bronx. they say the man in these fairly clear photo used a metal garbage
the trio took off with the victim's wallet. he's in stable condition at lincoln hospital. happening now, an explosion on a bus in jerusalem has injured at least ten people. and look at this picture, authorities say the bus thankfully was empty at the time. it appears that the wounded were on board a neighboring bus that caught fire after this blast. the cause of that explosion, we're not sure now, that remains unclear. also in turkey, we have just learned rocket fire near the syrian border has killed four syrians, three of them children. turkish officials say four rockets fired from syria hit the town of kilis. they say one rocket exploded near a middle school. keep an eye on that. rescue and recovery efforts under way in ecuador where the death toll continues to rise after a massive earthquake. that 7.8 magnitude quake has killed at least 350 people and injured thousands more.
it is estimated that as many as 100,000 people will need some kind of assistance. power and water out in much of this region. to the west and north of ecuador. more than 200 after shocks rattling survivors, making rescue efforts tough. many people sleeping outside of their battered homes. and in the country's l gest city, crews battling this fire. hundreds of people standing on the street after that megaquake and watching as flames tore through this building. that fire was caused by a short circuit, that's believed to be linked to saturday's quake. this is some of the worst devastation in that country they ha e ever seen. today, a major case goes before the u.s. supreme court and it could determine the fate of millions of undocumented immigrants living here in the united states. nbc's brian mooar is in washington, d.c. with a look at this landmark case. >> reporter: outside the u.s. supreme court there was singing and chanting.
immigrants gathered for an epic constitutional showdown over immigration law and presidential power. >> i am here today because i am sick and tired of deportations. >> reporter: the state of texas joined by 25 other states is challenging president obama's efforts to shield some 4 millionnd lawful. >> reporter: critices say president obama did something only congress can do, change the law. it is an important case made all the more dramatic with the absence of justice antonin scalia. o say can you see and the possibility that the justices may be just as sharply divided on this issue as the nation itself.
case is whether the states have legal standing. in other words, to win, they have to prove they're being directly harmed. at the supreme court, brian mooar, nbc news, washington. 12 syrian refugees are beginning new lives in italy thanks to pope francis. the pope chose to bring them to rome after visiting a crowded migrant camp on the greek island this weekend. the three families all syrian muslims only learned of the plan just before they were flown to rome on the papal plane. >> i said to him, thank you, thank you very much for changing our fate. thank you for giving my baby beautiful future. >> the vatican is taking responsibility for supporting these families. the pope now urging european nations to do more to respond to the migrant crisis. coming up next here at noon, actor johnny depp's wife faced jail time over a dog dispute in australia.
meeting, the l train repairs will not begin until early 2019. the report does not say how long the tunnel linking brooklyn and manhattan could be shut down for. that could be a big mess. it is a heart break that happens all too often. college bound students sent acceptance letters by mistake. the university of buffalo is posting an apology online. they admitted last week that 5100 letters were premature and incorrect. the school is telling those applicants to sit tight, the decision process has not yet been made. some of those people, but not all, may end up getting accepted after all. we had three extra days this year, so if your taxes aren't filed by tonight's deadline, you have no excuse. but you do have some options. experts say you can file form 4868 to get an automatic six-month extension to file your federal tax return. that's only extension for more time to file. it is not an exception for more time to pay.
of tax you owe, you still need to pay that today. there are a number of businesses willing to help ease your tax day pain. everyone from chuckie cheese to planet fitness, chile's on there. we have all the info on the tax day deals on our website, nbcnewyork.c in to herrera joins us from the global headquarters with that and a check of the markets. >> happy monday to you. you know, it is starting out to be a pretty decent day on w t ge ns for the dropoff early on wall street was
over the weekend, groups for the organization of petroleum states, they were meeting in doha, qatar, to try and cut the supply of oil coming to market. they rely on oil for their revenue, so they want prices to go up. when they couldn't come to an agreement to freeze oil prices, and oil output, prices started to drop once again. so right now we have west texas intermediate intermediate, crude trading down 1.25%. the good news that may keep gas prices here at home lower for a longer period of time. and rob mentioned that big disappointment for a big retailer, well, that retailer is target. you know, the past couple of years they have been teaming up with key designers to try and really boost their designer day sales. last year, as you might remember, it was lilly pulitzer
temperatures are in the 60s. everyone else basically is in the 70s, even farmingdale and islip. storm tracker shows that approaching front. doesn't have a lot of moisture with it. going to have even less had it arrives. will dip down from the north to what is called a back door cold front. they typically arrive from the west, but this cold front atmosphere either. future track, you see how minimal that shower chance is. still plenty of rain to the north as we head toward midnight, but then once it gets to us, starts to break apart. so stray shower inun ov reach a high of 66 degrees on wednesday, with lots of sunshine, it will be a pleasant day, little breezy
but then those winds will start to subside. thursday looks like another great day and then as we head into friday, the approach is showers, maybe a thunderstorm as this front moves through. this afternoon it is just going to be gorgeous, high of 79 with late increase in cloud cover. as we head toward the evening hours. and then that quick pop-up shower that will pass through with a low of 56 degrees. it is going to be a pleasant evening to be outside. the breezes pick up as we head into tuesday afternoon. and high of 70 degrees tuesday. 66 on wednesday. thursday, we're back to 70, though. and we'll see that shower chance really increase on friday and chance for a thunderstorm as well. right now, rob, the weekend looks mostly dry with highs a little bit above average. back to you. we love spring. thank you. new york live is coming up next here at 12:30. here are sarah and jackie with what is ahead.
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heard the arabic word for martyr and he was removed from the plane, searched and questioned by the fbi. he says all he wants is an apology from southwest for being singled out. it is a talk of the internet now, how johnny depp and his wife resolved their doggy fight with australian officials. the couple was in court this morning, depp's wife a quarantine. the couple also apologized on video. >> i'm truly sorry that pistol and boo were not declared. protecting australia is important. >> declare everything when you enter australia. >> the australian government posted that video online. a judge also ordered amber heard to stay out of trouble or else forfeit a $750 bond.
american workers know how to fight back and rebuild an economy. so does she. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of
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future. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. most any guy can understand this kind of pain. the home plate umpire at the yankee game experienced what we consider to be the worst case scenario. seattle's cotel marte tries to lay down a bunt but doesn't catch it right. it boupss s bounces off the dirt, right into the groin of the umpire. he was not seriously hurt. but he took a few seconds to regain his composure. that's no fun.
the rest of the game. only good news here, the yankees did win 4-3. tonight on news you 4 new york, starting at 5:00, a woman thought she was getting the bargain when she bought a delivery of steaks and chicken. great price. it tasted off to her. what lynda baquero was able to do for her. "new york live" is up next.
by turning against each other. it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. happy monday, everybody. welcome to "new york live." thank you for spending a little time with us on this beautiful day. we know you want to get outside. this is what we have been waiting on. while you're here with us, we have a true ly fantastic show to make it worth your while including a visit from katharine mcphee and matthew modine. >> and the most outrageous new doughnuts breaking the internet and causing lines around the block. find out what makes these queens