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after yet another dismal day on wall street. the dow falling triple digits as investors' fears continue to rise. good friday afternoon, i'm liz cho. >> and i'm rob powers in for david novarro. the worst two week start ever. crude oil fell to the lowest level since 2003. crude trading at less than $30 a barrel right now, coupled with concerns over china's economy. that led to the major selloff. >> the bell rang a few seconds ago. we're taking a live look. the big board at the closing numbers. the dow still settling. you can see it's down 391 points, almost 392 to end the week below the 16,000 mark. earlier today, it was more than 500 points. it is important to note that the s&p 500 and the nasdaq also fell more than 2% today. the numbers, you can see they're still fluctuating now at 392. we're going to continue to follow this. we will bring you the final
well, we're going to go ahead and turn to the controversial comments from senator ted cruz. the republican presidential candidate taking a swipe at what he called new york values, which set off a heated exchange with donald trump during last night's debate. >> there are many many wonderful, wonderful working men and women in the state of new york. but everyone understands that the values in new york city are socially liberal. >> everybody in the world loved new york and loved new yorkers and i have to tell you that was a very insulting statement that ted made. >> well, mr. trump spoke about the city's response following the 911 attacks. today, though, several new york politicians spoke out against senator cruz's comments. >> on behalf of all new yorkers i am disgusted at the insult that ted cruz threw at this city and its people. and the bottom line is he does
york values. i find myself for once in agreement with donald trump. i think it was right for donald trump to defend new york city and talk about the heroic actions of the people of this city after 9/11. >> new york governor yo moe is joining us now on the -- cuomo is joining us now on the phone to talk about the comments by senator cruz and the controversy. it's liz cho and o rob powers, how are you today. >> pleasure to be with you. >> we're happy to have you. we're all very familiar with your comments you made earlier today calling senator cruz's comments un-american. you had asked for an apology from senator cruz on behalf of new yorkers. just wondering at huh-uh 02 -- at 4:002 in the afternoon, have you received one. >> we have not received an apology, not only was it ugly, you know, controversial, it was worse than controversial. it was insulting. in 30 seconds, he insulted gays, he insulted women who
tried to divide once again, new new yorkers from the rest of the nation. he tried to divide americans, and that's been going on for too long. and it has to stop. you can't pit us one against the other. and it was the height of hypocrisy. how about this, we're counting now, but i believe in the past year he has received about $400,000 from people in this state, and he gets on tv at a debate and criticizes the money in new york. let him give back the money he received from people in this state. let him give back the $400,000 and we won't need an apology. give back the money because it is really the height of arrogance and hypocrisy. >> now, the flip side to that, have you come across any
who are maybe reconsidering their contributions to cruz's campaign? >> i have not, but i'm sure they will. you know one thing people forget, we have conservatives in new york. we have about 30% of the people in this state will call themselves conservatives. and we have them in our new york state legislature. i work with them every day. we can have political differences. we can have cultural differences. but we don't bring you to the point of division. and that's what made this state different than washington. >> governor, do you think that this is going to mark a turning point for the gop race? >> i think it should. i think people should really start to notice that these are not just campaign tactics. this is going to philosophy that is dangerous for this country. we are premised on the fact
different places across the globe and forge one. our motto is out of many one. you're bringing people from different races, ethnicities forging one community. when you start to separate us, liz, when you start to say, oh, those people are gay, and those women are pro-choice, now society. and if you fracture us, you take what is our open strength and make it a dangerous weakness and that's what they have been doing, and they have been doing it more and more, and cruz was the worst in the debate and he should be roundly condemned by the republican party and any party that believes they can govern this nation. >> well, we spoke with lots of new yorkers on the street
saying that new york values are american values. governor, we really appreciate you taking the time to talk to us today. >> thank you, liz, thank you rob. >> thank you, sir. a former suffolk county police sergeant convicted of stealing money from drivers. six hispanic men say they were missing money. the sergeant was acquitted of n.j. burkett is in islip with details today. >> reporter: the suffolk county courthouse centralized in long island, where yes, the officer was cleared of the top count that he deliberately targeted latino motorists in a series of traffic stops. that sergeant, suffolk county police sergeant scott green was found guilty as you said of stealing cash from the motorist, including an undercover police officer posing as a latino motorist with an unsecured license plate. now that encounter was captured on surveillance video, and led to the arrest nearly two years ago.
to prove that the motorists were singled out because they were hispanic. that's despite the fact that all of the motorists he's accused of stopping were hispanic, activists are furious tonight but the sergeant's lawyer declared victory told. >> third-degree been the -- third-degree been the verdict we were expecting. we beat the top charges. we knew it was not a hate charge. the jury looked at every piece of evidence and agreed. >> it boggles my mind, they were all hispanic, and you know, and the jury still couldn't, you know, come to that conclusion that it was a hate crime, and it fit the definition of a hate crime. >> reporter: the sergeant faces a minimum of 16 months in jail. he has since retired from suffolk county police. he faces another trial on similar charges. they did the same thing to two dozen motorists, all of them latino. activists say one big problem with this trial is the fact
the entire jury was made up with white men with one latino on the panel. more on that part of the story on eyewitness news at 6:00 to be. n.j. burkett channel 7 eyewitness news. six people were hurt on a flight from la guardia airport to miami when it experienced severe turbulence. the american airlines flight was 40 minutes from landing this morning when it encountered strong wind gusts at about 34,000 feet in the air. the flight landed safely in miami, however a flight attendant is being treated for a possible broken nose. five passengers were evaluated by paramedics on rival and release. what about the weather around these parts. heavy rain headed our way later tonight. will it ruin any of your weekend plans. meteorologist lee goldberg timing out the storm for us, live outside the studios with forecast. >> it's not a weekend wash out. if you're going out the next 4 umbrella. the rain is going to come down,
we have a lot of clouds out there right now. clouds have been thickening during the day. pretty comfortable. i have so many comments saying it feels great out there. there's really no wind and temperatures near 50. well above the freezing mark, which is good news. we're a little too close for comfort with 30s in monticello. concerned about wintry precip, i'll get to that in a moment. the storm that we're watching is over the mid atlantic. it stretches down to south florida, and there has been severe weather and tornado warnings across south florida this afternoon. we are concerned with this part of the storm. we see the heavy rain over the carolinas, moving into virginia. that's headed our way, and the other concern is over the spine of the appalachians, you can see wet snow and icy mix. that's in the highest elevations and may translate into the poconos and cat skills. the first rain drops should start at 9:00 or 10:00. the heavier rain is overnight. look at the wet snow and mix,
elevation of suffolk and pike, and allostery county. that heavy rain is moving quickly. between eight and ten it's leaving the scene. it is not going to wash out your saturday. you'll get wet early on and might be residual ponding on area roadways early in the morning. here's what you need to know, the window for wet weather about 10:00 tonight to about 8:00 to 10:00 tomorrow morning. rainfall amounts will range from about a 1/2 inch. that will be most common but even an inch or more across parts of long island, coastal new jersey, and 50 degrees with breaks of sunshine. the wind will be kicking up. might not feel as warm as it does right now. the rest o. weekend, we may -- of the weekend, we may end with a little bit of snow. that's in a few minutes. >> thank you. a steady stream of mourners filled into a synagogue on manhattan's upper eastern side to pay their respects to one of the columbia university students who was killed in a bus crash in honduras.
flipped over. today so many people came to pay their respects to her, they couldn't all fit inside the synagogue. they had to listen to the service on loud speakers outside. of support. everybody loved her. >> from the time she was little she worked to improve the lives of others. she was always thinking about taking care of other people. >> a remarkable young woman. also remarkable 20-year-old columbia sophomore olivia earhart and 45-year-old abigail flanagan were killed in the crash. at least a dozen other americans were injured 8 of them critically. coming up next, we are going to hear from the first powerball winners. they have now come forward. also ahead, looks like a scene out of an action movie. that explosion happened in real life. find out what sent a chunk of a building flying on to the street. and a horrifying turn of events for patients participating in a drug trial. some people could have
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entrance of west 155th street. the dark car on the backside was overturned but obviously he hit that car that is now on the wrecker as well. a big accident here. for a while we had all lanes shut down. in fact since about 3:20 this afternoon we had all lanes closed. they just managed to get two lanes open but the damage already done. it is a mess. these delays take you back onto the fdr drive, well back into the 30s. if you can take it to the west side, certainly going to treat you better this afternoon. report live over the harlem river dry. shannon sohn, channel 7 eyewitness news. a long drive home on a friday, shannon, thank you. another commuter alert, big changes to subway riders who use the n line to get from brooklyn to manhattan. starting monday, the mta is working on the manhattan bound platforms of nine stations. that leaves two open of ohs inconvenience. 7 on your side
disruptions because of construction and this time it will last more than a year. the mt says this work has to get done. from crumbling overpasses to cracking platforms platforms and outdated stairways to the speaker systems. crews will work on nine stops along the n line in brooklyn between 8th avenue and 86th 86th street, knocking out service for 14 months and when that's done, no brooklyn bound service for another 14 months, but the mta has built temporary platforms, between 8th avenue and bay parkway stations so riders won't have to backtrack to the end of the line to get into manhattan. the riders we spoke to, though, had mixed reactions. >> it's going to be really really tough. i'm going to figure it out. i mean, new york there's always other trains. >> i'm really unhappy about it, because it's in the middle of everything. everybody comes here. >> no one has to deal with the delays, but you live here, you have to deal with the mta,
people, and you take the good with the bad. >> reporter: also some of the stations will get wheelchair accessible ramps and elevators, these service changes begin on monday. report live at the 8th avenue subway station, channel 7 eyewitness news catch. john and lisa robinson appeared with their dog at a news conference at the tennessee lottery headquarters after their winning ticket was verified by lottery officials there in tennessee. he along with his wife lisa and their daughter hit the jackpot worth an estimated $533 million. that is before taxes. and the couple says they're just taking it all in. >> i'm a little overwhelmed and excited. we knew in our heart it was the right number but to hear them come out, yes, this is the winner.
>> lisa says she works in a dermatology office. she's going to be there. they're taking the lump sum cash payout, because they are not guaranteed tomorrow. the lump sum after split with the other owners is about $327 million. >> they'll be fine. still ahead for us, a disturbing crime that came in an unlikely place. police say this man was flashing unsuspecting people in a local library. now they look for other possible victims. a beauty queen is giving back her crown, resigning because of two different scandals.
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what could be better. old. his top priority is winning the super bowl: and i'm sorry to do this, did you notice anything about the suit. >> he received so much grief about that suit! suit. >> so much grief. >> it doesn't look that bad. >> we will draw this out as long as we can. that's coming up in the trend. >> they said it was a really big suit. >> if you listen to the news >> good. he seemed piloted. >> just put the -- he seemed excited. >> just put the shoulder pads in, it will work. he'll get the new york makeover in a flash. >> you're so funny with the dynasty reference. that's hilarious. so we have a mild afternoon out here. feels great. we don't have much of a wind on the west side. the winds at the park around 7 to 17. clouds around in a comfortable, early evening. there's lower manhattan and the
we don't have any imminent rainfall. the pressure is on the fall, and the high today at 51. so we're running at a good 13 degrees above average. the record high is 67 back in 1932. check around sheepshead bay at 48 degrees. the wind is coming off the water and it's still 48 in sheepshead bay. that really speaks to the water temperature nearby. it's in the upper 40s and 50s. that plays a big role in the weekend's storm. numbers are working in the mid- to upper 40s. here's a planner for you this evening. you're dry at 7:00. midnight, we're raining, heaviest rain overnight. and winding down around 8:00 in the morning. also notice the winds, those will pick up after one or two in the morning, and a gusty northwest wind will try and clear us out during the day tomorrow, and temperatures make a run at the 50-degree mark. we have a lot of clouds around right now, and there is the rain off to the south. it's just getting into maryland and working through northern virginia. that's where some o. heavy rain
is working through the carolinas. it takes a track that this time of year should be a classic snowstorm track just offshore. there's no cold air available, and the ocean temperature is mild. if you look at the future cast here, you see the rain drops moving in, and it should be fairly light as it comes in after 10:00. it may weight until 11 or midnight, north and east of new york city. heaviest rain is overnight, the wee hours of the morning, and wet snow and mix in the highest elevations of cat skills and poconos. this is cruising right along. we get a good soaking. the early morning travel around sunrise, might be big puddles on the road, and the rain is leaving the scene around 8:00 in the morning, and temperatures recover in the upper 40s to 50 with a couple of breaks. you're hearing 50, you think that looks like a mild afternoon. the wind is gusty, and the humidity is lowering, you still need a decent coat tomorrow afternoon because of the gusty winds. expected rainfall amounts, a 1/2 inch to an inch. some of the amounts on the
underdone a little bit. and we could pick up coatings in the highest elevations. most roadways just going to be wet. rain arrives late evening. mild, patchy fog, 42. 50 form, early rain and fog. it is not the flavor of the rest of the day. mostly cloudy, breaks of sun. paresthesiay, on the mild side for january as we get toward 50 degrees. tomorrow night, temperatures back to freezing. partly cloudy, chrising and colder, and -- brisk and colder. and we'll look ahead to next week, we'll feel like we're in the teens, and there might be light snow and coatings on monday. looking at new information, maybe we have to worry about coatings on sunday afternoon. that's coming up, coatings and a coat on sunday afternoon. 7 day accuweather forecast. >> nice that you can wear the coat this evening, and not wear gloves. >> dynasty watch party coming
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. now, new york's number one news, channel 7 eyewitness news. and updating the breaking news at the top of the newscast, a major selloff on wall street today, dip in oil prices and concerns over china's economy led to the free fall. here are the final numbers right now. the dow jones dropped 390 points to close under the 16,000 mark at 15988. the nasdaq fell 126 points, and >> okay. our top story this half hour, police arrest a man they believe is a serial flasher. police say he looks for his victims inside libraries in putnam county. >> we put the suspect's picture on our web site.
>> reporter: some quick police work here one day after that suspect was placed on the putnam county sheriff's most wanted web site. police arrested the man they say exploded himself here and at -- exposed himself here at and several other area libraries. these are images of the unidentified suspect inside the julia butterfield memorial library in cold spring. this happened on monday. it was the middle of when the man entered the library, went downstairs initially, then came back up to the ground floor. now, according to police, the man exposed himself in front of a woman who was seated at one of the tables. she immediately reported it to staff who tried to follow the suspect as he ran out. police were called, and the library director also put out a warning on the mid hudson library system which connects 66 libraries in the region. >> i reached out to my other libraries in the system, in case he was targeting
picture of hum, and said is this him. and we found he had hit about six other libraries already. >> reporter: six other libraries in putnam, and the lower duchess county area in beacon and in fish kill. now, the library director says cameras were just installed at the library, proved instrumental into making that arrest. details still pending and the impact number of charges faced. live in colds spring marcus solis channel 7 eyewitness news. collision between an ambulance and a school bus in brooklyn sending two people to the hospital today with minor injuries. news copter 7 was over the crash scene near atlantic avenue and bedford avenue in crown heights this morning. police say the ambulance was making a u turn and slammed into a bus at around 5:15. two people in the ambulance were then rushed to the hospital, complaining of back pains. at the time of the crash, the ambulance wasn't carrying a patient. well, three new york city police officers becoming heroes
miles away from home. the trio saved a woman's life on a snowy road in pennsylvania. rescue happened yesterday morning on interstate 80 near the ohio border. the officers say an elderly woman in a wheelchair trapped inside an overturned amlet. one cut her free and the others administered first aid. the bay bridge will be closed for construction. it will be closed at 11:59 sunday. overnights from 8:30 to 5 in the morning. the port authority is pushing back the date when larger ships will have clearance to pass underneath the bridge it. now says it won't happen until late next year. delays in this $1.3 billion project are being blamed on last year's harsh winter and complex steel reinforcement work. a horrible medical accident unfolding over seas, a botched drug test at a clinic in france has left six medical volunteers hospitalized, including one person who is now brain dead.
in a clinical trial at a pharmaceutical lab. the french ministry says the victims became ill after taking an oral medication in the very first phase of testing. prosecutors are calling it a serious accident. an investigation is now underway. another health alert now for the first time. the cdc will be putting out travel warnings for pregnant women. they are concerned about an untreatable mosquito borne infection. a woman from houston who traveled to el exactly door has been -- el salvador, has be diagnosed with this zika virus. >> tell us about this, is it primarily pregnant women that have to worry about this. >> the zika virus is spread by infected mosquitoes. most people who get infected will have a mild flu like illness, fever, body aches. the big concern is if you get this infection when you're
miscarriages and cause problems with the development of the baby's brain. in brazil, where they have had a major outbreak of this, there have been more than 3000 babies born with a small head with an underdeveloped brain. it's very very serious. >> if you had to give advice right now to a pregnant woman, what would you say. >> we're waiting to hear how the cdc comes down on this, but what i would say is, if you have traveled to one of these countries that you can delay, if you're pregnant, it's probably a good idea. you don't want to do anything to put that baby at risk. we'll wait to hear what they say. if you absolutely have to travel, then you want to do things to avoid getting bit by mosquitoes. especially during the day when the mosquitoes that carry this are most active. using repellants, covering up in a big way are things you can do. >> can anything be done to try to control this, and do we need to worry about this here. >> i talked to the cdc, and they are sending two teams to brazil, working to set up labs
more about transmission. they expect that there probably will be some cluster in the united states just in the way they have seen some dangy fever, chicken gunya along the border, carried by the same mosquitoes that carries zika. one of the big concerns is the olympics are coming, and this is widespread in the northern part of brazil. you got to control that, and think of all the people who travel to the other areas involved. the recommendations at 3:00, they have postponed those. there's probably a lot of back and forth about what they should say about where people should go and shouldn't. >> really alarm. >> this is very concerning. >> thank you, appreciate it. well, a wife, forced to do her own detective work. the heartbreaking discovery she app. also ahead on the heels of her husband's death, singer
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a final farewell in italy for an american artist found murdered in her apartment. police believe olson was killed by an illegal immigrant from senegal who she met at a nightclub. an autopsy revealed she had been strangled and suffered two skull fractures. the suspect told her he accidentally killed her after a fight during consensual sex. she was originally from florida. a heartbreaking discovery made by a woman who used a smart phone app to find her missing husband. carla melendez says she knew something wrong when her husband did not come home wednesday night. she opened her find my iphone app. it linked to her husband's cell phone. saw it was 30 minutes away from her house. that's where she discovered her husband dead. his body dumped on the side of a road. >> he didn't deserve to be thrown like this. like a dog in the street. you don't know how much pain you've caused us. >> melendez says her husband
wondered if that contributed to his death. singer selene dion is canceling her concerts the next month and now we are learning that one day after her does died to cancer, dion's brother likely has just a few hours left to live. dion spokesperson confirms that her older brother daniel is on his death bed after a long fight with cancer in his brain, throat and tongue. he's reportedly surrounded by family. just yesterday, you may recall, dion's husband, renee angelil died of throat cancer. she has canceled her performances in las vegas until february 23rd. chipotle moving to customer safety. all restaurants will open several hours later than normal one day next month. and during that time all employees will take part in a staff meeting on food safety. the company says it's tightening its food safety procedures. the chain's sales have dropped now after e. coli, norovirus,
if you have been thinking about getting amazon prime, now would be a good time to do it. the service is dropping its subscription fee from $99 to $73. that promotion starts at midnight, and ends sunday afternoon. there's unfortunately a catch. there always is. the reduced fees only for new subscribers. amazon says the sales to celebrate two golden globe wins for its original show mozart in the jungle. the first two seasons o. show are going to be free to anybody who wants to watch it this weekend. we are all taught at a young age that it's polite to use the word please. a unique teaching technique is being used at schools, and it's discouraging teachers from using the word please with their students. nurturing. unruly behavior. teachers specifically give very specific, very concrete instructions and the word please is used sparingly. because what kids are being asked to do is not an option.
they're not impolite, however. the program is now being used in 250 schools across the country and it's being met with mixed reaction from parents. well, people in one community in new jersey are worried about some serious noises they have been hearing. fair lawn residents living near the passaic river are hearing loud noises or banging instinct evening hours. loud sounds started sunday and have been heard at least three other times this week. some people say it sounds like huge garbage dumpsters banging together. an electrical substation across the river in patterson has apparently been ruled out as a possible source. >> people have heard this noise several blocks away, 15 to 20 blocks away people have heard it. we're vigilant about it. we have been in contact with patterson and the authorities and our police department. we just hope anyone who hears the noise, if they could
>> the mayor is taking the noise security, due -- concerns. and police are increasing patrols arounds area. >> i was on twitter and people are talking about it. i hear it, too. i hear it all the time. >> kind of freaky. still ahead for us, we check back in with meteorologist lee goldberg timing out a rainstorm for us. >> and ms. washington forced to give back her crown, the scandal involving a pro athlete. and we have the story behind that big suit. yes, for big blue's
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a homeless couple without a penny to their name getting the gift of a lifetime. >> the love story prompted strange stores pitch in and pay for their wedding. rocky and evelyn have wanted to get married for a long time. they couldn't afford the 93- dollar fee. after their story was posted in florida, they received an offer worth $20,000 from the owner of a wedding venue who shared a personal reason for helping them. >> about 30 years ago i found myself in a situation where it was a bad choice in relationship, and i ended up living in the back of a pickup truck. only a couple weeks, but i ended up going to a local hotel in st. pete and asking them if i could take a shower. they charged me $3.
>> the couple has been living in a wooded area. a tampa police officer is helping them find a permanent home. >> get it all started on the right foot. also a dog in new jersey, this morning, the dog fell through the ice on lindy's lake. in west millford, the firefighters find the german shepherd in the cold water. 75 feet from shore. he was young, scared, he did attack a little bit when rescuers got close. they persevered get ahold of the dog and pull it to safety. we're going to hear from everybody here, hopefully the dog, too at 5:00. >> they have a good deal of snow there. a good reminder that the lakes are not frozen really yet. >> no, no. there's no fresh skating. and there's a little coating out there. there's not too much. might get a little bit more. so much west millford. that's amazing. we're not ice fishing, skating on area ponds and lakes.
will it be long enough and consistent enough to put ice in area ponds and lakes. maybe a little while. it's going to bounce back later this week. outside this evening, where we're getting ready for rainfall. the streets will be wet after 10:00. make sure you have your umbrella, and late friday night, it's going to get wet. 489 degrees -- 49 degrees. cloudy. we have been mild all day. temperatures holding in the mid- and upper 40s in the central part. this particular planner showing that the showers should come between 10:00 and 11:00 tonight. if you look at places like toms river new jersey, it's a little bit earlier and i can see it in the 9:00 to 10:00 hour where rain is getting into parts of southern new jersey. tomorrow morning, 44 degrees but instead of that south wind, we have gone over to a northwest wind by 8:00 in the morning. that's a drying win. this rain may already be over parts of connecticut and long island, east and northeast of new york city with rain in the hudson valley, and then the clouds will thin out at times, still a gusty breeze, and we're
i know that sounds mild, and it is for january. if you have a pretty gusty wind and the humidity is lower during the day, you need a coat out there, and it feels chilly at times, especially if the sunshine is behind the clouds a. nice saturday afternoon and by no means a wash out. it's not that you're thinking tomorrow. the rain is leaving the scene there's the future cast showing the rain moving in. a little concerned about the temperature in monticello at 33. and look what's happening at the cat skills and poconos. storm. the heaviest rain is really going to be from the city on eastward, especially long island, connecticut and the jersey shore. it shifts out tomorrow morning, and we start to see breaks in the clouds late morning into the afternoon hours. an inch. and lighter amounts to the north and west, and eastbound a little snowfall amounts -- even a little snowfall amounts in the highest peaks. your 7-day, accuweather
sunday and a gusty breeze. these are afternoon flurries or snow showers. i don't think we're looking at a lot. there's a system that went missing offshore. this front to the west is an arctic front and there can be heavier snow showers. this is not showing it coming in that early, but i think the timing may be a little bit faster and that may allow snow showers to get in here, and a couple flurries on monday. look at the temperatures, frigid. 20s by day. teens by night. feels really cold as we head into monday and tuesday. i think we bounce back. i have lowered temperatures a little bit in the forecast. on wednesday, i think we get just above freezing under mostly sunny skies, and then a little less harsh on thursday and friday of next week. we'll continue to update that snow threat as we go through eyewitness news at five. for now, focus on the rain after 10:00. guys. >> that cans lee. time to take a look -- thanks lee. time to take a look at stories that are trending. david bow within ie -- bowie's
and baby bowie is trending. having their faces painted in honor of the late singer. bowie's family is planning a private funeral to remember him. kate middleton is getting a new job. the duchess of cambridge will turn kensington palace into a newsroom, taking over as a guest editor for the huffington post, helping to raise awareness for children's mental health issues. move over, there is a new rodent on the subway creating a whole lot of buzz. not just one rat but two. imagine that in the subway. this isn't herald square. it's a pita pocket. apparently they were battling over the pita. the winning rat drags the bread up the stairs. the cliff is aptly named peter rat. >> that's real, right. >> it's friday. >> we're reaching. >> we're tired, you know, it's what we found. obviously the rat is tired, too. there we go.
hey, earlier we showed you giants head coach, ben mcadoo being introduced to the media. the suit is a little big. people on social media noticed as well. here's the deal, coach recently lost 60 pounds since he last put on the suit. he was joking that he's a lot more comfortable in sweats and hoodies nowadays, coach can afford to buy a new suit. you know, i was at the news conference today. impressive as heck this guy is. >> here's the next line you're going to hear out of that guy. i look. >> certainly so: and finally, a heartwarming marriage proposal. ray smith was struggling to think of a novel way to pop the question to his pregnant girlfriend claire, so he decided to ask her 148 times without her ever knowing. he took a selfie every day for five months, hiding the message
note card that you see in every picture. this is so cute. he kept claire in the dark until he was ready to ask her for real on christmas day. she said yes. so sweet. in case you're wondering why claire never asked to see any of the pictures, ray told her that he was documenting her pregnancy, andmented to spry her with -- and wanted to surprise her with an album. >> that's so sweet. >> he just made me look so bad. >> he made it tough on guys going forward. >> it's the ask. as always, check out the trend online, and send us your ideas using the hash tag the trend. still to come on eyewitness news first at four, a beauty queen rocked by scandal. >> an undisclosed dui causes
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call your doctor today to get the help you need to quit smoking... so you can always be there for her. it was a dream come true for a beauty queen but now miss washington is having to give up her crown. >> she's been forced to resign after failing to reveal a previous conviction. >> reporter: stormy keffler. >> reporter: now it's now just a painful memory. the brunette beauty is giving the crown back under a fire storm of controversy. >> i have resigned as miss washington usa.
driving with two flat tires, her speech was very slurred according to the police report. he never disclosed it to pageant officials. >> the paper work says have you been convicted of a felony. and when i contacted my lawyer, he told me that it was a misdemeanor. >> you want to be so transparent and honest because the truth will eventually come out. why would you want to hide anything? right. somebody is going to rat you out. >> i am a changed person. and i'm willing to go out and prove it. it's hard when a dream you've had comes crashing down. so i'm still hopeful that i still have the opportunity to change the world. there's still much more news ahead. >> eyewitness news at 5:00
major deblasio taking on hollywood over the lack of diversity and taking on ted cruz over his slam on new york values. good evening i'm sade baderinwa. >> and i'm diana williams. the mayor is in the defensive first defendering new yorkers and even siding with donald trump. >> and you may have caught the moment when ted cruz criticized new york values. >> and social media went crazy with the hash tag new york values. >> reporter: the first state to
but many new yorkers said last night ted cruz went too far. >> i guess i can frame it another way. not a lot of conservatives come out of manhattan. i'm just saying. >> reporter: ted cruz a blasted donald trump because he's from new york. where people are liberal, proabortion, progay marriage and so much focused on money. >> there's many wonderful working men and women in the state of new york. but everyone understands that the values in new york city are socially liberal. >> reporter: trump hit back by invoking 9/11. >> everybody in the world loves new york and loves new yorkers. and that was a very insulting statement that ted made.