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including nypd, dea, atf and the u.s. marshals. >> today was a very good day for law enforcement, a really bad day for gang members, and i believe a great day for our communities. >> officials say these arrested effectively dismantle the two gangs from top to bottom. the average age of person arrested, just 24 years old. young people in the prime of their life. police are quick to point out this symbolizes a new step in the fight against gang violence. steve: thank you, joe. police on long island have seized drugs and guns after breaking up an alleged heroin ring operating in suffolk county. dari: detectives think that the dealer was responsible for more than a dozen overdoses. >> this is a quarter of a kilo of raw heroin. >> reporter: potent, lethal heroin, high-powered weapons, huge stashes of cash, some of the evidence seized in two major
>> there was 17 overdoses that we can contribute to that particular ring over there. five of them were fatal overdoses. >> reporter: the first ring of seven people allegedly operating on the south shore of long island using fent nol, a cutting agency 50 times more powerful than heroin and telling the product on the streets. prosecutors say the dealer was ian dunn. >> eyewitness identification puts dunn at their home selling drugs at 6:30 p.m. they died or were found dead six hours later. >> reporter: investigators say the supplier was this 25-year-old. detectives believe she made sales bringing her two-year-old daughter along. her family and attorneys say it's untrue. >> they're trying to rush to judgment >> she's innocent. you'll see that. >> reporter: another suspect linked to the crew and an apparent user.
children, pregnant with a fourth. her attorney: >> allegations we have heard in court 15 minutes ago we deny she was buying any drugs. >> reporter: a second ring in brentwood, the d.a. saying these two transported the drugs from queens to the island, making as many as 140,000 sales in the last six years. >> heroin use is an epidemic. it spans all age groups. it is sparing in suffolk county, it is sparing no community at all. >> reporter: the suffolk d.a. saying the busts are part of a task force set up in 2009. that specialized unit often uses wiretaps during its investigations. so far, those officers have made more than 1,080 arrests. it is a massive effort trying to canaan epic problem. steve: thank you. mta officials say a metro north train struck a car at the green lane crossing in bedford hills.
to have been a disabled car own the tracks. no one was hurt. the harlem line is experiencing lengthy delays. dari: potentially dangerous levels of lead have been found at another school in a jersey school district. steve: jessica is here the tell us what they're doing to protect students and staff. jessica? >> reporter: we've been hearing a lot about the high levels of lead in newark schools. that's what prompted officials here to test the waters here and the results are alarming. east lake elementary school has five water fountains with lead levels more than the federal limit of 15 parts per billion. parents are, of course, concerned. >> it's a surprise to us because it's a concern. you don't want your kids to be exposed to something like lead. >> reporter: on the web site, a press release from the office of the superintendent states five
elementary school have high levels of lead, including classrooms 5, 7, 14, 16 and the water fountain between the hall and the gym. classroom no. 14 had the highest level among all the schools with 270 parts per billion. >> it was not being used, that classroom. the one that tested the highest wasn't being used. my son's classroom was pretty high and it's concerning. >> reporter: there were lead levels between 17 parts per billion and 25.1 parts per billion. >> compared to newark, i don't think our school system is any comparison. they isolated it to a couple of valves. you're talking about newark, you're talking about a lot of schools. >> reporter: according to the web site, all the drinking fountains affected have been turned off and bottled water is being provided to the students in those classrooms. the district is now working with the department of health to begin developing a long-term
>> i have an appointment set up for my kids to be tested, blood work done. we're hoping for the best. >> reporter: the school where the lead levels were below the threshold was brook lawn middle school. now, on the district's web site, it says that not all the results are in and they continue to test. i'm jessica formoso, fox 5 news. back to you. dari: thank you. two people were shot when a gun accidentally went off inside a doctor's office on long island. it happened this morning on long beach road and oceanside. nassau police say one person was shot in the foot. 9 -- the other in the leg. police are investigating. steve: preliminary charges have been filed against a key suspect in the paris terror attacks that killed 130 people in november. abdeslam was in a french court today. his arrest triggered terror attacks several days later on a
left 30 dead. the 26-year-old charged with terrorist murders and possession and use of bombs and weapons. dari: ted cruz says the race is not over and he's turning to an outsider to spark his campaign. he's tapped businesswoman and former presidential candidate carly fiorina to be his running mate should he win the nomination. she joined cruz a short time ago in indianapolis. >> in naming her as my vice presidential nominee, i am telling you she is someone you can be confident in if the occasion should arise to be commander in chief and keep this country safe. >> i've had tough fights all my life. they don't worry me. is the fight worth having? this is a fight worth having. dari: this announcement, despite losing all five primaries last night, cruz trails donald trump by more than 400 delegates.
from reaching the magical number of 1237 which would assure a contested convention. steve: this comes as donald trump is calling out hillary clinton of trying to appeal to women voters. dari: sharon crowley explains how the latest criticism could come back to haunt him. >> reporter: women voters count and any candidate hoping to get to the white house needs their support. some studies show that women are more informed voters and more likely than men to follow day. it explains why frontrunners in both parties are working hard to earn the female vote. republican ted cruz just announced if he wins the republican nomination, his former gop rival, businesswoman carly fiorina, would be his running mate. women make up half the electorate and candidates know winning over women is a priority. >> i think the only card she has
she's got nothing else going. frankly, if hillary clinton were a man, i don't think she'd get 5% of the vote. the only thing she's got going is the woman's card. the beautiful thing is women don't like her. >> the other day mr. trump accused me of playing the, quote, woman card. well, if fighting for women's healthcare and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in! >> reporter: frontrunners in both parties recognize the importance of getting the women's vote and both have problems attracting them. clinton does better with women than trump, but she's losing younger women voters to her democratic rival bernie sanders. trump struggles with women of all ages because of some of his public remarks. >> studies have shown that women don't like the negative tone of a campaign.
doesn't lend itself to women. >> reporter: political analysts think trump might do well to follow cruz if he wins the nomination and pick a woman like south carolina governor nikki haley, for example, as his running mate. >> i think it's very important. it will make up more than 50 percent of the electorate. anything a candidate can do to appeal to that vote will benefit them in november for sure. >> reporter: republican ted cruz announced carly fiorina would be his running mate a short time ago should he win the nomination after a crushing defeat last night. and some political analysts suggest his move comes as he struggles to regain momentum. dari: thank you, sharon. donald trump laid out his foreign policy agenda during a speech at the national press club in d.c. today. no surprise, he says he will put america first when dealing with any foreign policy issue. he also vowed to destroy isis and says he will reverse what he
and disarray of president obama's foreign policy. steve: john kasich says he's not going anywhere, despite earning five delegates in yesterday's five primaries. he has formed a loose alliance with ted cruz to try to keep donald trump from gaining enough delegates to win the nomination. he will not campaign in indiana next week, concentrating on oregon and new mexico. dari: bernie sanders also remains in the race, despite last night's poor showing. he won one of five primary races. he held a town hall event at perdue university ahead of next week's indiana primary where he trails hillary clinton slightly in the polls. >> to open the doors of the democratic party to working people and young people and senior citizens in a way that does not exist today. dari: sanders says he will campaign through the final primaries in california and new jersey in june. he then plans to head to the
delegates as possible to fight for a progressive party platform. steve: dennis hastert has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. a judge in chicago handed down the sentence after he was found guilty of breaking banking rules. the 74-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting four students when he coached wrestling at an illinois high school. dari: we all know the rent is too you know what high. steve: the figures about how much of your paycheck is going to rent if you live in manhattan. dari: plus coney island's new amphitheater is starting to take shape. when it's expected to open and, well, who the acts will be
steve: business booming for facebook. dari: but apple is paying the price for missing its quarterly earnings estimates. alison morris is here with the business headlines. >> reporter: a tale of two different tech situations. a good day for facebook, a bad day for apple. we kick it off with the fed. they wrapped up their two-day policy meeting. no rate change today. second, it looks like it could be less likely we'll see a rate hike at the next meeting in june. the third thing, why?
slowing down and the feds will keep things gradual as they say. on to the huge thud you heard this morning. that was apple stock dropping. it fell 8%, losing about $46 billion in market cap in a couple of minutes. that was on the lousy earnings we told you about yesterday. the iphone and sales dropped. there are two big questions. one, is apple in trouble and is this a good time to buy apple stock? i don't think so and maybe. i hardly believe we've seen the last innovations. the iphone 7 is out in the fall. that leaves room for a bad earnings report in july. apple stock closed under $98, 36 below its high. if you think its future is bright, the next six months before the iphone 7 is out could be a cheap time to buy in. something to think about. remember, it could get worse
>> facebook, wow, they reported quarterly earnings after the bell and they absolutely crushed it. facebook destroyed analyst estimates. earnings per share adjusted were 77 cents. we thought we'd get 62. the company says it's going to change its share structure. they're letting mark zuckerberg sell some while keeping control of the company. the bottom line with facebook, users are up, mobile advertising is up. fantastic news. it was a real bright spot in a rough earnings season for tech stock. apple, google, twitter, all disappointing. steve: why are we wasting our time live streaming on facebook? everybody is over twitter. >> reporter: they hit the important metrics. you want mobile advertising. those are good numbers. steve: they've the people. >> reporter: they didn't break out oculus rift sales. that's what people were looking for. steve: it's been delayed. it will be huge. thank you, alison morris.
so here's a nice update. yesterday we told you about the peacock that went missing from a farm on long island. well, the good news is that p was captured in the woods after a three hour chase. the bird's owner, eddie armstrong, is elated. he says he'll be reunited with the -- his other peacock, p2. the farm owner says it's mating season. he flew the coop last week looking for a gal. steve: hopefully p had a good time. what can you say? spring is in the air. nick: spring is in the air. wish we'd get better weather. the next couple of days, we'll be a little below average temperature-wise. we'll be dealing with rain from time to time. friday is looking not as pretty now as we were thinking earlier in the week.
62 and 46 the split. 65 and 40 is where we should be. more sun tomorrow morning. the clouds take over as the day goes along. 59 right now. humidity, 51 percent with a south wind. there are clouds in the sky. pressure 29.97 and rising. there's not much happening. a couple of showers over parts of south jersey. we showed that to you that the cloud cover would be from central jersey southward today and more sun the city northward. that was the case. that reflected temperatures, too. belmar, only at 52 for their high. we made low 60s in the city and 64 up in the hudson valley. 50s on long island and 51 for the high in montauk. so got some chilly temperatures tonight. we'll be in the 30s in the colder suburbs. 57 in bridgeport. low 50s for long island. down to the jersey shore. 62 still hanging into sussex. back to the 50s as you move north and west from there.
a south wind. it will come around to the northwest tonight and a northeasterly wind moves in tomorrow. here we go. you see the chilly temperatures and the lighter wind tonight, some frost possibilities. even the lower part of fairfield county there and eastern suffolk county has a frost advisory with a freeze watch north of that. orange and putnam counties and the rest of connecticut. we have that clearing trend coming in. we'll see a few clouds tonight. the cold front has moved offshore. now we have this storm center we'll watch with another front slowly to be coming our way. we have a warm front ahead of that. eventually you'll see these areas of rain return. showery weather tomorrow afternoon after morning sunshine. climbing through the 40s. 54 middle of the day. there's the shower threat starting from 3:00 and beyond. only in the upper 50s tomorrow. watch the futurecast show the clouds arrive and that rain activity staying in towards tomorrow night. look at friday.
the cloud bank and moisture further to the north with the onshore flow. that's going to keep it cloudy with light rain or drizzle through the day. temperatures will stay in the 50s. a few clouds tonight. call it chilly with a frost possibility over the northern and western colder suburbs. 33 there. 44 in midtown tomorrow morning. sun and clouds tomorrow. then the showers come in mid to late afternoon. we'll stop in the upper 50s. and then occasional rain or drizzle on friday. 56. not too pretty there. saturday looks like the nicest. 62. lots of sun. the clouds will be back for sunday. now it looks like as we've been starting to see the trend is -- the rain is getting in early, mid to late afternoon sunday and showery monday, 56. low 60s tuesday. but wednesday and beyond, we should make a run for 70. steve: good. it's may by that point. thank you, nick. young athletes say a new college
come alive on broadway. dari: a popular children's book has been adapted for the great white way. steve: simone boyce joins us with a look at tuck everlasting. >> great to have a show for the kids and the whole family. tuck everlasting stars michael park as a family that holds a magical secret. it's choreographed by a broadway legend who's living out his life long dream. tony winning director casey nicalaw is birthing a new baby, tuck everlasting. >> it's super heartfelt show. it's something we've been working on for six, seven years. it has a different tone than the other shows, which are big
>> reporter: it's based on the classic children's novel of the same name that explores im immortality. >> it's about the human spirit and it's about celebrating life. it has to do -- it's based on a book that has to do about life and death. it's not something that's just a kids musical. it's for everyone. >> he directs and choreographs three other shows currently on broadway, something rotten, aladdin and he took home a tony for book of mormon. but tuck everlasting contrasts his body of work. >> i love the choreography. it's much more heartfelt than flash and razzle dazzle. >> reporter: a true legend, he danced his way to the stage, then through the chorus to realize his dreams behind the scenes. >> i did everything in the right
i waited tables like crazy, you know. i couldn't get work. i lost my hair, started getting work and then as a performer and dancer in eight broadway shows. then i knew i wanted to transition. i really just, you know, took the time to choreograph stuff and had people come see it. >> reporter: tuck everlasting now open on broadway. i didn't catch this book as a kid, but now i'm a little intrigued. i might go back and read it. dari: looks like a beautiful set and everything. steve: thank you, simone. how about this? a big addition coming to coney island and the boardwalk. dari: when this giant new amphitheater is expected to open and what you can see there. steve: plus the new potential hurdle for high school athletes hoping to play in college. it seems like a cold at first.
>> joel wishes he lived alone but he can't. >> i share a two bedroom with my brother. we've got to split the rent. if it wasn't for me and him coming together, we wouldn't afford it. >> reporter: a new report says in order to pay rent in new york, some are spending as much as two-thirds of their household income. >> i'm one of them. if you can put it this way, i have two kids. the rent is sky high. >> reporter: how do you do it? >> i work. the majority of what you make goes straight to where you live. >> reporter: allen is with street easy, the real estate experts who published the report. >> because there's so much demand, it's putting pressure on rent. >> reporter: new yorkers will spend 65 percent of their income in rent, up from 58 percent in 2015. >> it is tough to say i can't afford my own living unless i have someone with me. >> reporter: with building after
some wonder why are the rents if there's more availability on the market. because it's luxury construction. >> because better profit margins at the luxury end. developers are targeting their new construction building to that audience and it's squeezing out anyone who doesn't have the budget for a $4,000 a month apartment. >> reporter: joel lives in queens which saw the biggest rent to income increase. he toughs it out, adding it's all one can do. >> absolutely. i want to go out, have my friends, but it's tough. you know rent is due. when it's due, you've got to make sure it's on time. if not, you're out. >> reporter: antwan lewis, fox 5 news. dari: uber reached a deal with the city of newark. the ride hailing company will pay the city $3 million up front as part of a 10-year $10 million agreement to operate at newark liberty airport.
waiting in designated taxi areas waiting for riders and pay a fee for operating at the airport. steve: officials busted a plot to steal foreign money from mail on international flights at kennedy airport. four former cargo handlers and their manager conspired to steal mail from planes. the manager demanded kickbacks. the suspects facing federal charges of stealing u.s. mail. dari: the ncaa has banned a popular recruiting tool known as satellite -- steve: does it level the playing field or give schools a bigger advantage? >> reporter: this is a really interesting topic right now. it's a little complex to understand. the ncaa's ban on satellite cams mean coaches can only work camps and clinics at their facilities. it was viewed as a way to avoid recruiting dominance by power programs. this could be a major roadblock
to play football at the next level. that's why many are questioning who is the real winner in all of this? >> i don't think anybody would win in a situation like this. i think it's hurts the kids more than it could hurt any coach because a kid is the one that needs that extra exposure. >> reporter: as the no. 2 prospect in the class of 2017, isaiah wilson knows a thing or two about getting noticed. >> i've been to camps which gave me exposure to get me where i am today. >> reporter: for a five-star recruit, the attention is always going to be there. but the same cannot be said about thousands of other collegiate hopefuls. those players depend on the showcase style of a satellite camp to receive a scholarship offer. >> there's a lot of underprivileged kids, big time coaches.
chris ash. >> if they wanted to put a ban on it, it should have been the power five schools that should have been banned and not limit the opportunities for the smaller schools to get out and be coaches and evaluate high school prospects. >> reporter: under the new ban, coaches will no longer be able to travel and work other camps. with fewer sets of eyes watching, getting noticed will come with financial burden. players will be forced to attend more than one camp for a chance at receiving the same level of exposure. >> those prospects can't pay to go to all those different camps for the smaller schools. at this level, you'll be able to offer so few kids out of the camps. >> reporter: it's the harsh reality, especially for those in the class of 2017, who have one summer left to make a splash. the abbreviated recruiting timeline and the pressure on athletes from financially disadvantaged background were two of the biggest reasons behind a change.org petition. the campaign has more than
the ncaa to rethink the ruling and act in a manner that is in the best interest of the student athletes. >> i think eventually they're going to realize there's a lot of kids hurt by this. i think they should reinstate it. i think it would help a lot of players and it would be great. >> reporter: i did reach out to the ncaa for comment. they did not have one. only recommending that i talk to the individual athletic conferences. after the amount of pushback on the rule, you saw the change.org campaign, the committee is expected to revisit the ban when they meet tomorrow. it will be interesting to see if they decide to change the ruling. steve: yeah. interesting. it does have the unintended consequence. dari: wait a minute. we have to say welcome erica, newest member of the fox 5 family. you're a jersey girl. >> i am. steve: you want to plug your social media? >>@erica wachter. steve: thank you very much.
thing to do on coney island boardwalk come summer. dari: the concert hall that's being built and when it's expected to open. steve: plus a close shave for sheep in yonkers. see what happens when they go to the barber. dari: here's tonight's new york minute. the intrepid sea, air and space museum got a new addition, the t-38 and it's been used since 1961 to train air force pilots and astronauts. >> my weekly training regimen was to fly in this aircraft. you can see the canopy that it had, you could look all around, you could fly upside down, do aerobatics, break the sound barrier. it was great training. dari: you can learn more at intrepid museum.org. >> art met activism in bryant
there were messages to the president presidential candidates. >> they're dealing with a lot of intense issues. they're dealing with mental health issues. they're dealing with a growing burden of student loan debt as well as the challenge of finding work after they graduate. this is a way for the student voices to be heard. dari: and that's your new york minute. [ grinding metal ] whoa, that doesn' t look good. no, not you. ordinary fuels can clog your engine with dirt. it' s like lugging this around... it' s dragging down your fuel economy. [ breaking glass ] but over time, using new and improved bp gasoline with invigorate helps clean up that dirt, like hundreds of scrubbing brushes. [ scrubbing bristles ] so that means a cleaner engine, which helps you get more miles per tank. i' ll be here if you need me. new bp gasoline with invigorate...
dari: coney island wants to be the place to see shows this summer. steve: a new amphitheater expected to open in time for the fourth of july weekend. stacey delikat shows us how construction is coming along. >> reporter: we are looking at the future amphitheater at coney island. >> reporter: it may not be ready for the spotlight, but in two months, this construction project will transform to new york's newest entertainment venue. >> reporter: sting and peter gabriel will kick things off at the amphitheater on july 3rd. >> we're getting calls from artists. we never dreamed this would be the venue everyone would want to play, but we're on the boardwalk. we're on the beach. this is going to be an exciting place to everyone to play. >> reporter: the lineup includes the beach boys, jill scott, counting crows and boston. the shows will be intimate with
the vibe is part beach party, part old coney island charm, the venue build into the childs restaurant building. >> part of what we're doing here is trying to revive coney island, and this project is supposed to be a transformative project for the whole neighborhood, and bringing back that history was important to all of us. >> reporter: original terra cotta details are preserved, but there are modern touches like a rooftop bar. the shell will be covered to protect from inclement weather. >> we're acoustically closed. we have fabric to protect the neighborhood from the show. the oceanside is open. we'll have breezes. you'll look out and see what's going on and feel like that you're outdoors. you'll be shielded from rain. >> reporter: in keeping with the theme of enriching the neighborhood, the companies who will be operating the venue want to hire people from the neighborhood. mtu stadium. it goes until thursday afternoon.
200 jobs here at the venue. in coney island, i'm stacey delikat, fox 5 news. steve: an awesome place to see a show. it's a fun day. a wildlife lesson that's a cut above the rest. dari: how students in yonkers learn from -- where those things come from. >> local news has to evolve. the way news is produced in new york city is the same that it was produced in '98, '99 when i was a producer. i always felt like the city had more to offer. >> if you watch fox 5 new, you've seen a lot of programs start. >> lisa evers launched street soldiers to examine urban issues. >> are bad girls getting worse than the bad guys? >> we have the big idea. we examine some conflict that is so big, it has the potential to change society. >> the multiple sclerosis research center is helping patients reverse their disability. >> original programming is the key. that's the foundation of what
steve: fox 5 health news. spanking can take a huge toll on children. a new study finds it can cause tremendous emotional harm and there's no evidence spanking does any good. dari: joining us is fox's dr. manny alvarez. this is a tough one for a lot of people. >> did your parents spank you? dari: yes. >> do you love your parents? dari: yes. >> were you traumatized? dari: no. i didn't like it. >> spanking has some elements like child abuse. they looked at a bunch of studies and say it doesn't do the job. you spank a kid about something you don't want them to do, they're going to do it, and they could end up with anxiety and learning disabilities and things of this sort. steve: i sense a skeptical tone. >> i became a gynecologist from all the spanking. dari: why was i the only one put
you answer that question and you answer. steve: have i been spanked? only a handful of times when i was a kid. >> look, i think that dialogue is the best way. unfortunately, there are sometimes circumstances that, you know, spanking may play a role. again, i think anybody who looks at spanking as a method to communicate with your child has to agree that it's not the right thing to do. but do i think that it traumaticizes a child forever? i don't think so. dari: there are probably different types. >> they define it as a slap with an open hand behind the knees, that type of thing. steve: people have hard-set views on that. dari: fresh air and sunlight and the great outdoors, they say that, you know, it's essential for emotional and physical health. i don't think -- steve: who would argue. dari: he spends the --
to be indoors 24-7. a lot of people live their lives like that. ultimately your brain gets affected. we need the natural circadian influences of the sun, especially in the forest environment, to reactivate and regulate our brain. if you don't go outside ever, you're going to be in bad shape. your brain is not going to work well. you'll have anxiety, depression, all sorts of things which ultimately kill you. it's better to be in the outside. if you can't be for hours on end, at least 20 to 30 minutes a day. that's what most scientists recommend. so with the good weather coming up, this is a perfect opportunity to go outside. because it does heal your body. steve: i think you get the blahs in the middle of winter when you're stuck inside. you feel the difference between then and now. makes sense. good, good. dari: like a no-brainer study. >> i know.
dari: who made that one up? >> not me, margo. steve: a little chilly again today. now it's late in april. i'm going to start complaining it's not warmer. nick: i've noticed a difference in lack of complaints. okay. it will be a little on the cooler side the next couple of days. you talked about sunlight and the fresh air. today was the day. it was a beautiful day to be outside. a little cool. we made low 60s for highs today. so we should be around 64, 65 for the high. we got that at williamsport. it was 70 washington, d.c. philly, only 54. they were in the clouds down there. those 50s lasted for much of the rest of the area, most of new jersey and most of long island. 58 in albany. and offshore, there are a couple of showers. they're not coming our way tonight. they will tomorrow. mainly mid to late afternoon on into tomorrow night. it's dry tonight. it will be chilly, too, as we keep a mainly clear sky in the forecast, particularly new york
and with a lighter wind, that's going to result in the potential for frost and freezing conditions as to the northern and western suburbs. you can see that on the satellite photograph. the areas we're concerned with are north jersey, sussex county, morris county, hunterdon, warren counties counties. a frost advisory covers the eastern end of suffolk county, some of the areas by the pine barrens region. they get down to the freezing mark. it's 59 in the city. over 60 sussex to poughkeepsie. only low 50s at belmar and the same as you move across long island. 57 at bridgeport. wind generally south 10, 15 miles an hour. it will come around to the northwest as the night goes along and be lighter speed, 5, 10 miles an hour. the cold front we had moving through yesterday, that's way offshore and will stay off to the south.
across the midsection of the country. notice a cold front coming out of that and a little warm front, too. that moisture is going to slide back at us as you'll see here for tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow night. but the problem is that storm center itself is going to be slow to move out of here as we head into friday. friday will present some problems. i think 63 is optimistic on this map. upper 50s to about 60. 80s through most of the south. 40s to chicago. 51 to denver. upper 60s as you move towards l.a. and las vegas. here's futurecast. there's the cloud cover going away tonight. clear sky or just a few clouds. comes back tomorrow after morning sun. the clouds are back. look at the time stamp. 2:25, 2:30, here come showers into tomorrow night. friday, the problem will be an onshore wind. storm center passes to the south. it appears cloudy day. light rain or drizzle will be around friday night. that will be a problem and temperatures will stay in the 50s friday. a cool day. 44 in the city tonight. closer to freezing well north
clouds. the wind coming around to the north and 5 to 10. as we head into tomorrow, again, morning sun, then clouds and the showers arrive mid to late afternoon. upper 50s. only 56 friday. occasional light rain or drizzle. saturday looks great. sunshine, clouds. 62. the clouds are back sunday. it will rain by mid to late afternoon at 60. the rain sticks around for monday. showers tuesday morning and we'll be jumping closer to 70 by next wednesday. steve: thank you, nick. this is a sign of the times. remember when you were a kid you'd reach into the box of crackerjacks. now they're getting a makeover after more than 100 years. frito lay says people can now find a digital code on a sticker on the box or bag directing you to a link to play mobile games. crackerjack will support new packaging and logos. boo. dari: boo. a hairy situation for students
the kids got up close and personal with the source of wool. steve: max takes us to the barnyard barber. >> i'm a shepherd. >> reporter: andy drove down to shear three sheep and alpacas. >> alpacas are the second smallest camel. >> reporter: his audience cared little about the scientific family of his shaggy customers, but they also asked more of the creatures than simply have you any wool? >> they help me calm down and relax. >> every year kevin and thousands of children with behavioral or emotional difficulties come to this non-profit for a variety of different forms of treatment and education. >> the animals provide a level of therapy and connection that can't be supplied by human interaction.
the shearing ceremony, shaving the herd not far from the westchester home where he grew up and learned to care for animals. >> i had a shrew as a pet. they couldn't believe i could keep it in captivity. >> reporter: the kids spun or started to spin the wool the professional shepherd removed into yarn. >> i shear sheep. i teach sheep management and sell a lot of sheep equipment. >> reporter: i'm mac king, fox 5 news. dari: imagine how they feel when they get all that weight off of them. steve: feels so good. pounds and pounds of winter sweater. it's great for kids to see it comes from a real live living being. dari: we'll see you back here at 10:00. steve: here's ernie with what's coming up at 6:00. >> thank you very much. coming up tonight, a lot of
ernie: here we are. it's wednesday night. good evening, everyone. i'm ernie anastos. we thank you very much for joining us again. we're on top of the news, and we certainly are talking about it. we have talked a lot on this show about the menacing heroin epidemic in our area and across the country. but now two major busts in suffolk county have at least cut off a major pipeline. we ask dan bowens to join us with more. >> reporter: in 2009, the suffolk d.a. set up a task force. so far it's made nearly 1100
this bust on long island is part of that effort, but it's clear this specialized police unit is trying to contain a problem of epidemic proportions. >> heroin use is an epidemic. it spans all age groups, and it is sparing at least in suffolk county, it is sparing absolutely no community at all. >> reporter: the latest heroin bust in suffolk county netting nine suspects, two different crews accused of distributing massive amounts of the potent, even deadly drugs, to a growing number of addicts. >> these people are desperate and our undercover detectives who were doing surveillance would actually see these people take the sandwich bag and shoot up, go to a gas station or some area, and start to shoot up. >> reporter: prosecutors say a crew of seven working out of the south shore of long island cut the product using phentynol,
>> this is a quarter of a kilo of raw heroin. >> reporter: the combination leading to 17 overdoses, five deaths, including a mother and son. the dealer was ian dunn. his distributor, a mother who investigators believe often made deals while bringing along her two-year-old child. her family and attorneys say that is not true. >> we're not going to rush to judgment. >> she's innocent. you will see that. >> reporter: a second pair arrested allegedly operating out of the brentwood area. the d.a. saying the two transported the drugs from queens to the island. >> in the course of one month, he sold over half a kilo of heroin, the equivalent of about 12,000 individual doses of heroin which would hit the streets of new york. >> reporter: interesting note. police tracked one of the key