tv Eyewitness News Sunday Morning ABC February 7, 2016 6:00am-8:00am EST
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we are watching a long range launch into space. the un security council is responding with an emergency meeting. a live crisp look at lower manhattan. pretty chilly on sunday, february 7th. it's cold, but it's going to get better. big day many america. happy sunday, i'm rob powers. >> and i'm michelle charlesworth. meteorologist amy freeze taking a look at this morning's weather. >> it was cold stepping outside. >> temperatures are on the chilly side. below freezing in a lot of spots. happy super bowl sunday. we get underway with not only cold temperatures but pretty clear skies. that's one of the things that allows temperatures to bottom out. last night in and around the boroughs we're well below freezing. 30 for jfk, 26 in white plains. the outlying areas and suburbs
19 for morristown. 19 in monticello. 22 for poughkeepsie. bridge point has 26. winds are coming out of the west very light. they don't have any showers to look at. in fact, skies look beautiful right through the afternoon. that allows temperatures to soar. getting into the mid- to upper 40s through the afternoon then. tonight, after the super bowl, here comes some moisture to start off monday morning. looks like snow in the area off and on for much of the day. we'll talk about totals and how much we're expecting. for the next seven hours, we'll go to the upper 40s with an expected high of 47. we'll have all the details ahead on the accuweather 7-day forecast. work crews continue to clean up the mess caused by the massive crane collapse. the city is werth street by tomorrow morning.
hold a press conference announcing safety procedures as well. darla miles is live for us in tribeca with the very latest. >> reporter: the last pieces of the crane were hauled away overnight, the last two pieces were taken away about an hour or two ago. the streets surrounding the collapse are closed. overnight, crews worked hard to haul away the 565-foot crane. they cut them into 35 pieces and each piece was loaded into a flatbed truck and hauled away. examining each piece of the crane is going to be a key part of the investigation to determine exactly why it came down. investigators will look at the crane's movement report computer as bell. that is expected to provide basic information, however, but not the wind speeds or the actions of the crane operator. >> i think they did as far as i'm concerned a really good job. it was something major, and
and they really made it, you know, worthwhile for the magnitude of what happened in a very short period of time. >> reporter: so you're taking a live look. we're a block away from werth street where the crane came down. crews still are on the scene working to repair a water main and gas line that ruptured as a result of that crane collapse. the goal is to have all the streets reopened for the monday morning commute. report live in tribeca, karen travers channel 7 eyewitness news. regarding the victims of the collapse, all of those who were injured have been released from the hospital, and we have learned memorial plans for the man killed in the accident. family and friends will remember david wichs at a service at 11:00 a.m. on east 85th 85th street. the ongoing investigation surrounding it continues at abc7ny.com. stay with eyewitness news for the latest on this story.
news overseas as the world continues to react to a rocket launch by north korea. the long range missile was launched in the west coast and tracked by the u.s., japan and south korea. north korea acknowledged the launch early this morning, showing leader kim jong un watching it. the un will hold an emergency meeting today in response to what it calls a cover for a launch of a missile that could hit the u.s. mainland. the test is in violation of the security council's ban on the country's use of ballistic missile technology. discussing possible deployment of a missile defense program. secretary of state john kerry is condemning the launch saying it's the second time in a little more than a month that north korea has provoked and
korean peninsula along with the u.s. the first primary in the 2016 election is tuesday, and tensions are rising among republican hopefuls vying for the nomination. senator marco rubio, and governor chris christie went head to head on the topic of experience. >> they expect you to plow the snow. they expect you to get the schools open, and when the worst natural disaster in your state hits you, they expect you to rebuild your state which is what i have done. >> chris, your state got hit by a massive snowstorm two weeks ago. they had to shame you to come back. >> we'll have more moments of heated exchange from the debate coming up in just a few minutes. >> it got hot last night. a police officer in new jersey is recovering this morning after getting run over. the officer in dover was checking out a jeep when suddenly it drove forward, striking him and running him over. responding officers stopped the
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this race, donald trump. of course he famously skipped the last debate but take a look at this, he is dominating online searches, except in one state, the annona actually matters -- the one that actually matters, there it's marco rubio trending. abc's marcy gonzalez is in manchester with the details. >> reporter: the final fight in new hampshire. >> how tough is it to take property from an elderly woman. >> a lot of times. >> reporter: 7 republican candidates. >> that's all of his donors and special interests out there. >> reporter: battling it out for the last time before tuesday's primary. >> that's what washington, d.c. does, the drive by shot at the beginning with incorrect and incomplete information, and the memorized 25 second speech. >> reporter: chris christie coming out swinging, going
>> he does not have the experience to be president of the united states. >> reporter: candidates trying to differentiate themselves on the economy, terrorism. >> we should use overwhelming force, kill the enemy, and then get the heck out. >> reporter: immigration and health care. >> we are going to repeal obamacare. we are going to replace obamacare. >> donald trump back at center stage at times brushing off booing from the audience. >> reporter: ahead by 21 points in the polls here, and trying to hold onto his lead. >> we will galvanize the people of this country and beat hillary clinton. >> reporter: marcy gonzalez, channel 7 eyewitness news. last night. eyewitness news political reporter, dave evans is heading to new hampshire. watch his live reports on the primary beginning tomorrow on eyewitness news. good luck, dave.
>> sorts all that out. straight ahead on eyewitness news this sunday morning, more than a hundred people remain trapped under the rubble as the search for more survivors continues after taiwan's massive earthquake. so many more to find, and again! again! again! again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal...
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rubble. about 2000 firefighters and soldiers are on the pile combing through the ruins. the mayor says life detectors found at least 29 people still alived but trapped inside. just a massive effort going there. >> and there was a child care center there, too. look at the little baby in his arms. so it does remind me of the oklahoma city bombing. >> it's amazing, too, every time we see a tragedy like this, there's always the one person they found like 36 hours, and just hanging on and they make it. we hope as many can survive as possible. weekend is all good for early february. >> terrific. yesterday was fantastic. >> but? >> today is even better. that's a good thing for you.
the warning is just around the corner. >> exactly. >> but rob is getting to it, right. >> the shoe drops. >> we are going to see snow this week. let's talk about what's up with temperatures. super bowl sunday turns out to be a decent afternoon with lots of sunshine to start. clouds will increase. we have temperatures up near 50 degrees in a lot of cases. here we go to start off this sunday. look how beautiful, as the sun comes up this morning. it will be a spectacular looking sky, checking the numbers, official report station, just above the freezing point. pressure holding steady. i think we can get these numbers at least 10, maybe even 15 degrees warmer than they are right now, which would be very comfortable through the afternoon. here's a look at the long island temperatures. we still do have some mid-20s. but everybody else sort of creeping up above the freezing point. holding onto 31 degrees. won't take long everybody's up above freezing. 24 hour temperature change.
yesterday at the same time. despite that, there are teens showing up from monticello and morristown. 21 for sussex. and delmar, 31 degrees, and 21 in toms river. on the accu track, we know today is a nice day. sandwiched between two systems we'll watch this week. one is coming up the coast. this one, we dodge the main impact of snow. however, this does give us a glancing blow tomorrow during the day. we get sort of the eastern parts of our area. city and eastward affected by the snow tomorrow. not a lot stacking up. certainly something to pay attention to, and another system diving out of the north that brings more chances for snow as the week goes on. you get away today with no problems at all. changes starting late tonight into early tomorrow morning. 40s with sunshine, feels good. on and off snow expected through wednesday.
and tuesday, a new moon comes in, high tide with storms in the area that could present problems: watch future cast through 11:00 a.m. tomorrow. snow is in the area. scattered snow showers will continue on and off through the afternoon. accumulations won't be deep, but with steady snow at times, roads could be slippery. beware of that. into tuesday morning, we have snow in the area. that continues through wednesday. again, these aren't major snowstorms but showers around the area. monday, 5:00, maybe we have an inch or two that's accumulated over a long period of time. not a lot to dig out from. certainly snow monday night into tuesday. so the forecast breaks down like this. mostly sunny, mild 47 for the high today. tonight we go down to 35, and then tomorrow, maybe 1 to 3 inches for long island. that would be getting the most snow, and then everybody else just getting an inch or so, and
it's coming over such a long period. here's the accuweather 7-day forecast. those threats of snow showers coming right through the middle of the week. again, if you live down the shore, beware that monday and tuesday at high tides, we have the new moon along with the coastal storm in the area. that can create a higher than normal flood stage, so know that is possible. thursday is cold, 32 degrees. just 28 on friday. saturday also 32. chilly air coming for the late part of next week. >> yeah. >> we swing above normal after that. >> i'm not liking the four days with the flurry graphics. >> it's an active light snow. >> light. >> okay. >> this was a heavy snow, so it looks like the light. >> thanks. an investigation is underway in west chester county after radioactive contaminated
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young adults are expected to spend the most out of any age group as they watch the super bowl tonight. the national retail federation found people between the ages of 25 and 34 spend about 140 bucks on super bowl sunday. most of that is spend on new tvs or of course the most important part of the day. >> the food. >> of course. >> that's compared to an overall average of a little more than $80 spent while watching the big game. >> those look good, the other ones with the honey mustard sauce. >> that's deep. that sounds high to me. 65% of us, the whole country is going to be watching. >> 100 million plus people. it's a cash cow. >> it's super. >> 6:24 right now. time for sports with laura behnke. good morning, everyone. after 17 weeks of the regular season, three rounds of the post season and two weeks of
safe to say with certainty, yes, we are ready for some football. the wait is almost over. it is super bowl sunday. yesterday, the panthers and broncos spent their final day before the big game with a final walk through. their first chance to step on the field at levi stadium, and they made the most of it. the actual game kicks off at 6:00 tonight. well, friday night, the nets put together their best performance of the season so far with a win over the kings at barclays center, in the second of a back-to-back visiting the lowly 76ers but they have noel putting on a show. the one handed dunk in the second. it was a close game. third quarter, thaddeus young, the spin move. still close, covington dealing up the three with 1:16 to go. the nets had a chance to get back. that's not going to do it,
giving the bad handoff leads to this turnover, the nets don't get back on defense fast enough, noel the easy dunk, 103- 98, the nets fall. there's something about philadelphia and the shootout for the rangers. this season, three trips to the city of brotherly love. shoot out. ugly moment in the first, wayne simmons and mcdunougv have words. ryan white, past lundqvist, that made it 2-1 . trying to tie it late. the long shot goes in, 12.9 seconds left. we go to a shoot out. derrick stephan could end it there. the rangers with a shoot out win. the islanders, playing matinee
quincy making it count. 2-0 wings. to the second, another pair of goals for the home team, power play tally, one of them. a bizarre moment in the second intermission. it caught the edge of the goal peg, led to damage. it had to be repaired. that led to a 15-minute delay. 5-1, the wings rule. in newark, doorback to drop the ceremonial puck. both goalies out there with him as the devils host washington. an active third period. changing that with the 17th of the year. devils go up 2-1. didn't stay that way long. paul perry, a good time for the first nhl goal. alexander ovechkin gets the last word, beating corey snider, 3-2, the devils fall. and that's your morning look at sports, i'm laura behnke. we're back again with you later today with a final super bowl preview at 5:00. we'll see you then. >> fun.
california where the game is this evening. >> right. >> i'm slightly jealous. there's much more ahead on eyewitness news including a live look at today's top stories. that 565-foot crane has now been removed, but the investigation as to why it came down continues. i'm darla miles, the latest coming up in a live report. thank you darla. also ahead an update on the two suspects wanted for the shocking knock out video in paterson. we'll have details on that coming up. meteorologist amy freeze with the accuweather forecast. beautiful skies outside. we've got 34 degrees. forecast high is 47. as we go throughout the afternoon, clouds will increase. temperatures almost 50 degrees in some spots.
. welcome back everybody to eyewitness news, a nice sunrise shot on sunday morning. thanks for tuning in, and starting your morning with us. i'm rob rob nelson. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. welcome to eyewitness news sunday morning. >> meteorologist amy freeze in the house this morning with a quick look at the weather. basically enjoy today. >> yeah. >> pretty much. that basically sums it up. beautiful afternoon in front of us. late tonight and tomorrow, we have a chance for snow around here. this is sort of round one, then. monday night into tuesday, there's another chance for snow. and in fact, there's the threat of light snow showers on and off taking us right through wednesday even into early morning on thursday, so, yeah, exactly right. enjoy this day where temperatures will be almost 50 degrees. right now, we're still freezing in some of the outlying areas.
here, and the beautiful sunshine, starts to warm us up. these temperatures will soar to almost 50 degrees. we have the nuance of a westerly wind -- influence of a westerly wind. watching future cast through the afternoon and evening, tonight. then we wait for the storm system that's going to be moving just offshore. we dodge the majority of this. the storm does get close enough to bring us some snow, and it looks like it may bring the most accumulations for parts of long island, say 1 to 3 inches. other spots could get snow showers in and around the area. here's what's up for the next 7 hours. temperatures climbing into the mid-40s. we'll talk about tonight's potential snow and also a snowy active weather week ahead in the accuweather 7-day forecast. to the news now, and this morning more crews are continuing to clean up the mess caused by the massive crane
the city is hoping to clear worth street by tomorrow morning. and today, the mayor's expected to hold a press conference to announce some new safety plans. eyewitness news reporter darla miles is live at the scene in tribeca with the latest. >> reporter: the city set a goal of having the crane removed by sunday morning. they have clearly met that goal. the last pieces of the crane were hauled away about two hours ago. now, the crane was cut into 35 different pieces. each piece was loaded onto a flatbed truck and hauled away. cutting the crane into those 35 different pieces was actually a very meticulous process because investigators really needed to maintain the structural integrity for forensic investigators. now, investigators will also look at the crane's recording movement computer, but they cautioned everyone not to expect for it to have the same information as, for example, a black box with an airplane.
give us some data. we're not sure the complete amount of data. it will likely give us the angles of the boom of the two pieces that were in action at the time. if it gives us more than that, that will be an extra. >> reporter: so right now, what you are looking at, a live picture, is of the repairs going on to the water main, and a gas line that ruptured as a result of this collapse. some of the homes around this area are still partially evacuated and also because of that water main break, about 75 homes will not have water until next week because they have to flush it out, rechlorinate it, and make sure it's clear and safe for drinking water. they are expected to have the streets clear for the monday morning commute. report live in tribeca, darla miles channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you so much. in alabama, a 9-year-old girl
killed by her 3-year-old brother. police say the little boy, the toddler found a loaded gun yesterday afternoon next to his great grandparents' bed. he accidentally fired the gun, shooting his sister. the young girl was taken to the hospital where again 9 years old. police are speaking with family members who were home at the time. we are also seeing video this morning of a horrifying hit-and-run. it shows a minivan trying to flee two attackers yesterday in baltimore. it rams into nearby cars, the van struck a 27-year-old woman. she actually became lodged beneath the van's tires when it barreled down the sidewalk, almost crashed into another vehicle. the victim is in the hospital with serious injuries. a driver identified as orlando red is in custody. it's unclear what sparked the incident. police believe, though, red was under the influence in new jersey, tips from the public have led to the
game. this video, which is hard to look at, just so you know, week. paterson police say the 16-year- old who shot the video as he encouraged the assailant did turn himself in. they say they have identified him and are looking for a 17- year-old who was seen punching a man as he was about to cross the street. soon. plus are also looking for a suspect after a woman was raped in an apartment building in the bronx. investigators say a man followed a woman into a building on east 183rd street in university heights on friday night. the man raped the woman in an elevator, stole cash and two cell phones and then continued sexually assaulting her in a stairwell. the victim was treated at the hospital. also in the bronx, another slashing that happened on the subway in the 174th street station. police say a 32-year-old man
a dispute with two men. one of the men slashed the victim's cheek as he fled the station. the victim received stitches at the hospital. a construction worker is in critical condition after being injured in an accident. the man was working on the scaffolding outside of the 20 20th street building in midtown when a large chunk of concrete came crashing down on him. hit him on the head, knocking him unconscious. rescue teams had to use a complex system of pullies in order to get the man back on the ground and to medical care. >> we put him in a stretcher and lowered the stretcher down an interior shaftway. the stretcher we had to stabilize him wouldn't fit in the construction elevator, and they were having trouble with the construction elevator. >> the department of buildings are investigating that accident.
he is ending so called gay conversion therapy in new york. the governor got an award from a prominent gay rights group at a dinner in manhattan. he wants to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation. >> we rejected fundamentally the absurd notion that being gay is a psychiatric disorder and that they should be treated, and we have ended conversion therapy in the state of new york, and i am proud of done it. >> what does that practically mean. the governor using the state's power to regulate insurance has now banned health insurers from covering so called conversion therapy. surveillance video shows an armed robbery victim getting an upper hand on a man trying to rob him. one of the workers started wrestling with the robber who
as the man begged for his life, telling the suspect, he's married, has a family, children. eventually the man got the robber's gun, chased him out, firing one shot just to scare him. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, pop stars don't normally get political, but, hey, life is different if you're beyonce. she dropped unexpectedly, a powerful new music video just a day before taking the stage tonight of course for her role in the super bowl half-time show. we'll take a look at the new video that was all over social media yesterday. we'll have a sneak peek. >> we already looked. we checked it out earlier. >> oh, yeah. >> meteorologist amy freeze coming back in the accuweather
frozen lake, their luck ran out. cars were parked on geneva lake in wisconsin while drivers attend the nearby winter fest. fortunately nobody was inside the vehicles, and now police have a tough job of getting the vehicles out, and more than a few people are going to be calling their insurance carriers. can you imagine. that's a normal thing they do, and no bill whoop, until that happens. until it got too warm. >> yeah. >> see. >> mother nature. >> i would think there would be a little bit of a, i mean, that looked pretty lakish. it didn't really look frozen, but i guess, i don't know. >> oh, amy. now that all the snow from the blizzard is melting, it's time to bring in some more snow, you know what i mean. it's a give and take. yes, and this activity that's coming up this week, these are not major storms. these are little doses of snow that come and go. >> all right. >> pieces of the system. >> we're going to keep this stuff flowing.
deep snow for the plow guys to plow, but just not so this time around. outside right now as the sun's coming up, it's absolutely spectacular from rutherford, new jersey, looking into the city. beautiful, what a start to the day. 6:42 this morning, once we get into the afternoon, enough sunshine to push our temperatures 10, maybe 15 degrees warmer from where it is right now. so really gorgeous conditions. 56% humidity, so southwest wind at 7 miles an hour. southwesterly winds are what's going to help keep us warm. temperatures in the mid-20s. everybody else started pushing towards the above freezing point. 24 hour temperature change from yesterday morning to this morning is a bit warmer out there, and that's a relief. it's still a chilly start in spots. 19 from morristown and monticello. we have 20 for islip. 19 degrees for tom river.
sunshine and the nice wind. you can see there's no major storms today. later tonight, we have snow as the storm passes us just to the each. so we'll call it off and on snow, monday through wednesday. first round coming in tonight into early tomorrow. also some minor coastal flooding could be possible monday into tuesday because of the systems and a new moon that will increase the title high tide. all right, on the accu track, there it is, early tomorrow morning starting the commute, showers in the area. these snow showers are most likely east of the city. it is a coastal storm just offshore. this does linger into the day on monday. now, another chance of this coming in monday into tuesday, again, lighter snow showers, a lot of the activity is going to be hit or miss on and off showers. watching the future cast snow amounts, well, the snow amounts are going to vary. even if you see a couple inches coming up, not that impressive, because the snow is coming and going throughout the day.
neatly at one particular time. expect warm conditions. tonight. tomorrow, stuck at 38. again, accumulations varying with the snow that comes in. not that impressive over the long-term, but looking at this week ahead, it is a very active weather week wednesday into thursday. that's when we could see a transition, but that actually ushers in colder air with the stronger front. we drop off to the freezing point for thursday, friday and saturday. middle of the week there, monday, tuesday, wednesday, don't expect huge storms but do keep a heads up to slick conditions and snow showers from time to time. early tomorrow morning, it will be post super bowl, people will have some slick conditions in spots to contend with. so not a horrible mess, just tiny headaches from time to time with the weather. >> it's all right. that's why we have you. good to have good friends. >> heal the headache. >> thank you.
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, beyonce, she's done it again. as she gets ready to perform tonight. >> she's not your ex-wife. >> i was dreaming. as she gets ready to perform at super bowl 50, the singer unexpectedly dropped another surprise single. it's called formation, the first new song in more than a year. the new video, actually, she's getting pretty political. kind of tackling tough topics, race, post katrina new orleans, even commentary on police brutality.
fierce yesterday. the naacp image awards red carpet was packed with celebrity as the night's achievement of african- americans hollywood. straight out of hampton, jesse jr., david allen green walked the red carpet. blackish swept the awards winning outstanding actor, outstanding actress, and outstanding comedy series. will smith, jada pinket both in the house, enjoying themselves, and the big winner stacy dash, just kidding, it was michael it. michael-- michael t jordan, he took home entertainer of the year. he took away for his work in creed. that was a role that did not earn him an oscar nomination, which of course is part of the
hollywood these days. there you go. >> and whoever cut this video wanted to make sure we knew will smith was there. >> clearly. >> and it's looking like director alejandro aritieu is looking for his second oscar in a row for his work on the revenant, the same award for bird man went onto win the oscar in the same category. oscar night is sunday, february 28th. watch it live on the watch abc app. an uber driver turned into an unexpected star for what seemed like a routine ride in new orleans. that's after the driver came to the rescue of four men who were stranded by a different driver. >> they got in. they said that the last driver passed him up, you know, and they didn't know why. they figured it was because they were black. so i told them, you all look fine to me, get in. >> just four guys. the men were members of the hip
>> they had a show that night, and invited the driver who helped them out and gave him the vip experience. >> we pulled him up on stage. we gave him a hoodie. gave him some beer. >> he said he almost shed a tear, yo. >> friendly by nature. >> the driver said he wanted to make sure the men got a better impression of new orleans after being disappointed by the first driver a big point, hospitality is a real thing. new orleans, love that city. that's fantastic. great to see that. two, we're a long way from otp, when naughty by nature has to call uber. that's all i'm saying. >> you know me. >> it's all right there. >> do what you got to do, and happy mardi gras to the folks in new orleans and parts of the world. love that story. >> when we come back, neighborhood eats.
amy is a big naughty by nature fan. what's going on. >> little known fact. >> exactly. very little known fact. i didn't even know how little known it was. harley, this morning, what a cutie pie. love this dog. i have always been a fan of dalmations. this isn't a dalmation, maybe part great dane but beautiful spotted dog. broncos, you have some fans around here. citca is the first one, a big happy 7th birthday to cody who's going to be watching the super bowl for his party, and we have sir chunk, waiting for the big game, sent in by my knoll, and marty -- by nicole, and marty.
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earth type of food. >> you'll find jerk portobellos. >> i have my favorites, the jerk chicken rip, the vital hummus. mixed green salad with loins. >> reporter: the most popular item is the salmon burger. >> we bring the salmon in hold, filet it, butcher it, grind it up. >> cilantro and cumin favor it. there's vegan mac and cheese. >> we have everything. we love the healthy ingredients. we love jamaica. so we love the spices and we can't go to jamaica every week but we can always come here. >> i have a jamaican heritage, but they do it like no other. it's healthy jamaican food. >> reporter: and elevated as well. >> absolutely. >> reporter: and they're doing it in montclair.
great restaurants in town, and so many different cuisines. it was just perfect for jamaican to fit right in. >> lauren glassberg, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> oh, yeah. >> come on. >> i'm hungry now. >> that's your neck of the woods. >> they got chicken, sirloin, they got everything. vegan, smoothies. coming up in the next hour, the crane that collapsed in lower manhattan has been carried away. it's gone. but hear why the job is not over. the very latest on that. and the united nations is
charlesworth, and rob nelson, and amy freeze with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now, eyewitness news this morning. that mass i crane -- massive crane that collapsed has been cut into pieces and hauled out of tribeca. we're live with details on what crews need to do to clean up that stretch of lower manhattan and open it back up. north korea fires a long range missile causing world leaders to take a stance again against the rogue nation. and the republican presidential candidates squared off for their 8th debate. we're going to be looking agent the key moments that may matter to voters ahead of the new hampshire primaries. >> rubio and christie went head to head hard core. it's getting hot out there. happy sunday, a live picture of the gwb. sun is up. a pretty start to the morning. cold out there, but reasonable for this time of year. >> sure. >> and enjoy today because the
in spots. nothing crazy, but amy will tell you in a minute. good morning, i'm rob nelson. >> happy monday, i'm michelle charlesworth. welcome to the 7:00 hour of eyewitness news sunday morning. amy freeze. >> good morning to both of you. the weekend is turning out just right. yesterday was real pleasant. today we're starting with beautiful skies around here. we could get some temperatures near 50 degrees this afternoon. that feels pretty good. too long. n., we get a couple -- in fact, we get a couple of snow makers, and we see cold air coming in by late in the week. heads up for those two things: temperatures in and around the boroughs in the low to mid-30s mid-30s. westerly wind today that will help keep things mild on the accu trackment -- accu track. no big deal. we get a glancing blow, dodging the bigger storm that will be just offshore. it will be passing us to the east, and it looks like late
morning, that moves in, starts to bring some snow, especially for areas off to the east. for the next 7 hours, though, all your super bowl plans are just really spot on with the weather. no complaints. you can travel anywhere. temperatures in the mid- to upper 40s this afternoon. looking for a high of 47 in new york city. we'll have more on the snow ahead this week coming up on the accuweather 7-day forecast. michelle. the mess that was caused by the massive crane collapse has been cleared from the street, but there is still work to do there. crews now must make sure that it's safe to reopen that street ahead of the monday morning commute. eyewitness news reporter darla miles is there live in tribeca with the very latest there on the street. darla, good morning. >> good morning, again, michelle, the last few pieces of the crane were taken away about three hours ago. the streets surrounding that crane collapse are still closed this morning. overnight, crews worked really hard to cut up the 565-foot crane into 35 separate pieces.
a flatbed truck, and then hauled away. looking at each piece of that crane, that's going to be a big part as to why it came down. investigators will be looking at the crane's movement report computer. that is expected to provide some basic information. the wind speeds or the actions of the crane operator will not be reported. >> i think they did, as far as i'm concerned, a really good job. there was something major, and they have been working nonstop, and they really made it, you know, worthwhile for the magnitude of what happened in a very short period of time. >> so we're at broadway and leonard. you can see right down the block at broadway. that's part of the cross section of where the crane came down. right now they are working to repair a ruptured gas line and a ruptured water main that happened as a result of that collapse. the goal is to have all of this, however, cleaned up for the monday morning commute. report live in tribeca, darla
>> it's amazing they got it cleaned up that fast. thank you darla. as for the victims of the collapse, all those injured have been released from the hospital, and the memorial plans for the man killed in this accident, we have details on that. today, friend and family will remember david wichs, a service set for 11 on east 85th street on the upper west side. and for the latest on the crane removal, the clean up, and the investigation head over to abc7ny.com. we will keep you updated on the story as we learn new developments. also some new details we're learning more about that hit- and-run in new jersey that left a police officer injured. the officer in dover was simply checking out a jeep when suddenly that jeep drove forward, striking him and running him over. responding officers stopped the jeep and arrested the driver,
and passenger 32-year-old colleen mcdonough. the officer suffered a concussion and a broken femur and a broken shoulder. we are following the very latest developments overseas as the world reacts to north korea's rocket launch. the long range missile was launched from the west coast, and tracked by the u.s., japan, and south korea. north korea acknowledged the launch. the un will hold an emergency meeting this morning in response to what it called a cover for testing technology for a missile that could hit the u.s. mainland. un secretary general ban ki- moon says it's in violation of the security council's bans on the country's use of ballistic missile technology. this morning, u.s. officials met with south korea's defense ministry to discuss deployment of a missile defense program. john kerry is condemning the launch by north korea, saying
korea has provoked and threatened the security of the peninsula, and reaffirmed support for the allies in that region. >> north korea takes a lot of pride in provoking the world. they have done it again. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning. a chicago police officer who shot and killed a teenager is now suing the 19-year-old's family. we'll have details on the damages he's now pushing for. also ahead, the remaining gop presidential candidates clash in new hampshire. we're going to check out the highlights from last night's debate. i'm meteorologist amy freeze here in the accuweather center. we're electricking -- looking at a beautiful end to the weekend, chances for snow monday night through wednesday. we'll talk about a couple of
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the gop white house took the stage hoping to pick up steam. with the iowa caucus in the past, the candidates are hoping their debate performances will directly impact polls and voters. front runners, ted cruz and donald trump are looking to widen their lead while the other candidates are hoping for a strong showing in new hampshire to keep their campaigns alive. abc's kenneth moton is in new hampshire with a look back on last night's fiery debate. >> reporter: the final gop debate before the new hampshire primary, and it was a good night for the governors, a bad one for rising candidate marco rubio. >> under chris christie's governorship of new jersey, they have been downgraded nine times in their credit rating. >> reporter: that's what washington, d.c. does, the drive by shot in the beginning
information and the memorized 25 second speech that is exactly what his advisers gave. >> jeb bush hit gop front runner donald trump on his support of imminent domain. >> what donald trump was use imminent do main to try to take -- domain was to try to take the property of an elderly city. that is down right wrong. >> you want to be a tough guy. >> i didn't take the property. >> iowa caucus winner ted cruz was in apology mode. cruz accused of playing dirty tricks to steal caucus voters from dr. ben carson last week. >> washington ethics basically says if it's legal, you do what you need to do. >> reporter: while the republicans debated,. >> i need your help on tuesday. >> reporter: hillary clinton brought the tears in a new hampshire rally, and democratic rival bernie sanders brought the laughs on saturday night
>> i am so sick of the 1% getting this preferential treatment. >> reporter: today sanders will be back in the state where he is leading big while clinton will be in flint, michigan, for a community meeting on the water crisis. all republicans are here hosting town halls, rallies and super bowl watch parties. kenneth moton, abc news. >> i can't get past larry david. he stops me dead in my tracks. dave evans is headed to new hampshire, watch his live reports on the primary beginning tomorrow on eyewitness news. straight ahead on this sunday morning, a mission to find survivors continues in taiwan as rescueers sift through mounds as the death toll continues to climb. the nets try to hold on in
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a chicago police officer is suing the family of a teenage boy he's accused of killing. robert realimo is seeking $10 million damages from the family tony gratier. he's accused of accidentally killing the family's neighbor, a 55-year-old woman who opened the door for police. the suit says la greer charged at the officer with a baseball bat while he responded to a domestic violence call. this comes as the justice department conducts a civil rights investigation into the police department in chicago. the search is continuing for more than 130 people still missing in taiwan after a deadly earthquake.
a high-rise apartment complex to simply collapse. at least 19 people were killed. this is video of rescuers pulling young children from the rubble. 2000 firefighters and soldiers are on the pile combing through the ruins. the mayor says life detectors found 29 people still alive, thankfully, but trapped inside. investigators may be close to figuring out what contributed to a fire at the flight 93 national memorial in pennsylvania. the national park service says discarded smoking material is strongly suspected as the cause of the fire in october 2014. but the investigation failed to determine the actual cause of the fire, which destroyed hundreds of photographs and other items. >> of all places, sacred ground. didn't see anything happen there. good morning, again.
yesterday was nice, mild again today. >> 50s, you say in some parts. >> almost 50 degrees. >> you gave it an 8 frieze factor. >> the scale is one to ten. ten being the best, and 8 great. >> any super bowl plans for you today. are you doing anything fun. >> i'll watch the commercials, go for the 7-layer dip. i have priorities. >> that's my church right there. >> i definitely will be watching half-time. >> they're not going to fit all these megastars in there, gaga, beyonce, cold play. >> they have a couple different stages. >> how did they fit the game in. >> probably one of them will swing across on a vine and be dropped in the middle of the stage. >> it's always dramatic, outdo the previous year. >> absolutely. >> enjoy the rest of the weekend, whatever it is, your party atmosphere, or just these mild temperatures because it's going to get not only cooler during the workweek, but we have a pretty active weather
couple of the days. beautiful shot at sunrise here. love this. absolutely good looking start to the day. golden sunshine. we'll stick with the sun for the early part of the day. then clouds will increase throughout the afternoon, we'll see changes coming in pretty rapidly. 54% humidity. wind out of the southwest. pressure is holding steady. we'll look for some changes coming in the form of temperatures climbing quickly now that the sun is up. in fact, going above the freezing pretty easily. freezing point pretty easily. commack at 31. roslyn at 35. down the shore, temperatures started really cold in wrightstown. looks like their gauges are right at the same point as yesterday. no changes there in a 24 hour period. we're slightly warmer in other spots. right now, teens and 20s in those areas north and west of the city, and then we're at 25 for newberg. 26 for bridgeport, and 25 for belmar. throughout the day, as i said, clouds will come and increase
until then, everything's looking good on the accu track. in fact, real easy to take numbers, pushing the upper 40s through the afternoon. by late tonight, after the parties are over, and in the predawn hours, here comes this system that's offshore. just passing us to the east. starting to bring some snow showers early on monday morning, to parts of long island, and we can't rule out snow showers during the day a little bit further to the west. sunshine and 40s the weekend. on and off snow expected through wednesday, and then some minor coastal flooding can't be ruled out monday and tuesday, as this coastal storm passes us. plus, there's a new moon, so the title, minor tidal flooding is possible. more snow possible through monday afternoon, to early monday evening. how much are we expecting. accumulations are going to vary, and because the snow is coming from time to time, it's these light snow showers, it's really not something that we can stack up and measure in one fell swoop. instead you're going to get a
little bit of snow on tuesday, may accumulate to a couple inches before all is said and done, and but the most important thing is to be aware of slick roadways when you're traveling because of the snow showers. 35 tonight. mostly cloudy, and then tomorrow to kick off the workweek, we're significantly cooler by at least 10 degrees colder and those accumulations with snow, as i said, vary throughout the next couple of days, monday, tuesday, even into wednesday. there's a few flakes. thursday, there could be snow showers before we usher in the cold air the late part of the week. thursday, friday and saturday, temperatures are right around the freezing point, and other than that, no major storms coming in. instead, these are snow showers that will be of the hit or miss variety. definitely want to pay attention to the timing of these. first round coming in late tonight, early tomorrow morning. long island, i think, might have the most problem with the light snow showers during that
so if you're coming from that direction early tomorrow morning, allow for extra time. >> i always wait to hear what long island is going to get. >> they always get the worst end of the storm, they do. >> they have been this winter. they don't always. sometimes it happens through northern county. >> north and west, that's true. >> i stand corrected. recently i have been like, agh. >> thank (vo) shop all makes, models and colors in your neighborhood... all with worry-free ownership. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone... shift your thinking about buying your next one. feel a cold sore coming on? only abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. it penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells.. don't tough it out, knock it out, fast. abreva. [text message alert] [crashing]
that's just at michelle's house. >> that's right. >> and get this, if that was spread out evenly across the entire country, it would mean 4 chicken wings for every single individual person. that is a lot of poultry on a sunday. >> i'm going to work for the chicken wing counsel. don't knock it. >> if your super bowl eating habits lean toward pizza, you could end up with a flashy pie. pizza hut is giving away 50 golden pizzas. order a regular cheese stuffed garlic not pizza for delivery. instead of what you ordered, you could end up with a pie covered in edible 24-carat gold, worth about $100. what are you supposed to do with that. you should have the golden ticket like willy wonka. >> they're in the spirit of the 50th. i respect that. here's laura behnke.
after 17 weeks of the regular season, 3 rounds of the post season, and two weeks of nonstop hype i believe it's safe to say with certainty, yes, we are all ready for some football. well, the wait it is almost over. it is super bowl sunday. yesterday the panthers and broncos spent their final day before the big game with the final walk through. the first chance to step on the field at levi stadium, taking pictures, shooting videos, the actual game kicks off at 6:00 tonight. friday night, the nets put together their best performance of the season so far with a win over the kings at barclays center. their reward, another game just about 24 hours later. brooklyn in the second of a back-to-back, visiting the lowly 76ers. they have noel who was putting on a show. the highlight reel one handed dunk in the second, it was a close game. thaddeus young led the way with 22 for brooklyn. robert covington, dialing up
1:16 to go. the nets had a chance to get it back. that's not going to do it, throe. giving sloppy, the bad handoff leads to the turnover, the nets don't get back on defense fast enough. noel the easy dunk, 103-98, the nets fall. there's something about philadelphia the and shoot out for the rangers. this season, three trips to the city of brother love, three times the game came down to the shoot out. this is the blue shirts, played a matinee hockey game against the fliers. ugly moment in the first, wayne simmons having words. matt gets punched. goes down. simmons was ejected. third period, flyers taking the lead, past lundqvist, 2-1. rangers pulling the goalie to try and tie it late. which they do. keith yandel, 12.9 seconds left. derrick stephan can end it there, which we does.
islanders, playing matinee hockey against the red wings in detroit. four and four hockey, quincy making it count, 2-0 wings to the second. another pair of goals for the home team, power play tally, one of them. a bizarre moment in the second intermission. we don't usually show you a zamboni, led to damage, had to be repaired. that led to a 50-minute delay. didn't matter. 5-1, the wings ruled. and in newark, dropping the ceremonial puck, both goalies out there with him agz the devils hosted washington. an active third period, all tied for know. devils go up 2-1. didn't stay that way long. paul kerry, picking a good time for the nhl career goal for the caps. alexander ovechkin gets the last word, beating corey snider, 3 2, the devils fall. and that's your morning look at sports, i'm laura behnke. we're back again with you later
preview at 5:00. we'll see you then. >> very cool. getting us ready for the game >> let's go broncos >> panthers >> much more ahead on eyewitness news this sunday morning, including a look at today's top stories the crane has been removed but the clean up and the investigation continues. i'm darla miles, the latest coming up in a live report. thank you, darla. also, a construction worker is recovering this morning after an accident at a demolition site. hear how he had to be rescued
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>> yes, mild day. temperatures could get near 50 degrees. but this pattern does not continue during the workweek. enjoy it while it lasts. sunshine will give way to clouds later this afternoon, and we're looking at snow by tomorrow morning in parts of the area. these snow showers will be widespread, hit or miss, and actually the next couple of days we'll be looking at snow showers before some very cold air gets in here. it's not going to stack up like a major storm but this is going to be a chance for us so see showers come and go, and especially the timing, early in the morning or during the evening commute could make all the difference in how much they get in your way. first up, we've got cold air in place north of the city, but already mid-30s for central park. temperatures are going to bounce real quick with the winds that we have, which are very mild, and also lots of sunshine, so upper 40s seems very likely, and near 50 degrees is a possibility. westerly wind is what we've got to sort of turn southwesterly at times, and a look at the
bumping up by 1:00 into the mid- 40s pretty easily. later on tonight, clouds increase and we're looking at these showers and even snow showers that are moving into the area. by early tomorrow morning, this is from a coastal system that's pushing just offshore, and just to the east of us. it's a close call but we get some snow from it early tomorrow morning. over the next 7 hours, here's what you can expect. sunshine, giving way to the clouds, mid- to mid- to low 40s. we'll go for a high of 47 in new york city. we'll talk about the snow showers for monday and tuesday, and we'll talk about how cold it gets in the accuweather 7- day forecast. thank you very much. well, the crane that collapsed in lower manhattan has now been carried away, but the job is not over for crews who are still there at the scene this morning. eyewitness news reporter, darla miles is live in tribeca with details on the mission that is still underway right now. >> reporter: good morning, again, rob.
having that crane removed by sunday morning. they have clearly met that goal. the last pieces were hauled away around 4:00. now, those pieces, that crane, rather was cut into 35 different sections and each section was hauled away on a flatbed truck. now, cutting that crane apart was a very meticulous process. they had to cut it in specific places in order to maintain the structural integrity for forensic investigators. another key to the investigation will be the crane's movement, reporting computer. it's not going to be as detailed as a black box on an airplane. >> the computer is going to give us some data. we're not sure the complete amount of data. it will likely give us the ankles of the boom of the two pieces that were in action at the time. if it gives us more than that, that will be an extra.
you're looking at is a live picture of the fdny command station. that's worth street. we're about a block away from the where the crane came down. that is where crews are working to repair a water main, and a gas line that also ruptured as a part of this crane collapse. all of this is expected to be cleared by the monday morning commute. report live in tribeca, darla miles, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you, darla. and remember, our coverage of the crane collapse continues online at abc7ny. you can stay with eyewitness news for the very latest on the story. a construction worker is in critical condition this morning after he was injured in an accident at a building that was undergoing demolition. the man was working on scaffolding outside of the 20 20th floor of a building in midtown yesterday when a large chunk of concrete came crashing down on him. it hit him on the head, knocked him unconscious. rescue teams had to use a complex system of pulllies in
the man on the ground. >> we lowered him on a stretcher down an interior shaftway. the stretch we had to stabilize him wouldn't fit in the construction elevator. >> investigators from the department of buildings are investigating what happened in that accident. police are looking for a suspect of a woman who was raped in an apartment building in the bronx. investigators say a man followed a woman into a building on east 183rd street in university heights. this was friday night. the man ratched the woman in an -- raped the woman in an elevator, stole cash, and two cell phones and continued sexually assaulting her in a stairway. another slashing on a subway in the 174 street station. yesterday morning, police say a man was attacked after getting into a dispute with two men. one of the men slashed the victim's cheek as he left the station. the two suspects fled. the victim received stitches at
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welcome back everybody. >> you're making a treat, taking something to the super bowl party? >> yeah, my appetite. >> my husband is making a huge thing of ribs, he has the smoker in the back. >> nice. well done, steve. >> he does the whole thing, he does the rub from scratch, the sauce, everything, and he's going with the bacon wrapped scallops, i put the recipe on yesterday, easy. >> so i should be over about what, 3-ish. >> we're going to andy tuckers house, what about you? >> meeting some friends in hell's kitchen for an afternoon of the rivalry, and watching the game, and it will be good, and today is my friday, so what. so, yes, all good. >> and you know what, that's a good plan, getting out and around, because the weather is just so nice. i mean, it's gorgeous.
in and around the city, and again, we're expecting the same all day today with temperatures approaching 50 degrees. that's pretty nice. to close out the weekend, but much different coming up on monday morning. looking over the upper west side all the way to the gwb, you can see just how great the skies look. temperatures right now are on the chilly side. we're starting with the 30s in a lot of spots. 20s showing up on the map. it won't take long for numbers to quickly make it into the mid- to upper 40s. like i said, near 50 degrees seems like a real possibility. the numbers on the map could almost double. if you're in the 20s right now, easily getting 15 to 20 degrees on top of that. it's the kind of warmth we're talking about today. the accu track, it's all sunshine for the early part of the day. a few clouds will increase. it's very mild. tomorrow, on and off snow. we're expecting this pattern of snow showers coming and going through wednesday. not a major storm, but snow showers and a very active weather pattern.
minor coastal flooding, especially monday into tuesday, bauds, -- because, again, a new moon. storms off the coast. minor tidal flooding monday into tuesday. here's the accu track future track . mid-day there are snow showers in the area. accumulations are going to vary. snow is going to come and go. you're not going to see it really stack up, and a few inches at best is what we're looking at here. these will be scattered throughout the area. then on tuesday, a same story. a little bit of light snow, and then some flakes through the middle part of the week as well. for today, mostly sunny, that mild afternoon turns out 47 here in the city. i wouldn't be surprised to see some spots getting even warmer. sun goes down at 5:20. pretty mild for this time of year. and then tomorrow, we're right back into cloudy conditions, breezy conditions, and snow across the area. accumulations of course are going to vary, a few inches at
slow you down with travel, especially the timing. beware of that. by tuesday, there is snow in the area, a few flakes on wednesday, not a big deal, and as we're watching all of this happen, these patterns that are in place are allowing for a very active storm pattern. so this is the thing that we're trying to keep in mind here is just how active does it remain beyond this week. we know we're going to have these hit or miss snow showers, but late in the week, we get a bitter cold dose of air, and if we stay in the same active weather pattern, we could potentially see more storms down the road before we get out of february. this actually is prime time here over the next ten days of seeing big snowstorms and when we consider our climate history, of course climate doesn't always equal weather. just keeping a heads up on what could happen with the weather. speaking of a heads up, you remember last week, we talked about rock star nick hexom, he
climb, 8 -- empire state climb, for his mother suffering from multiple myeloma diagnosis. he was able to double his fundraising goals, to become the number one fundraiser as far as speed goes. he did it in 16 minutes. and a huge congratulations to the challenged athletes foundation. you can see a lot of athletes right there. they get their prosthetic limbs and carry on sports they like to do. i was able to join them, and it was great seeing them have such a victory like that. >> those prosthetic limbs are $35,000 a piece. >> and patty cowens, who laura behnke featured, she is a vet who has done a lot of service, from hackensack, new jersey. she was part of the team this year. a lot of local people joining up. >> so good. really inspiring. >> absolutely. finding just the right parking spot always takes a little luck. unfortunately for a dozen car owners parked on a frozen lake,
the drivers were going to an ice sculpture competition. once someone parked on the lake, others followed, more than a dozen cars were parked there when the ice started cracking. people do this there, though. and drivers learned their lesson quickly. >> we saw that people were parked on the ice. we did heck yeah, let's park on the ice. i think it's stupid to park on the ice now. won't do that again, live and learn. >> fortunately nobody was inside any of the vehicles. police have the tough job of getting the vehicles out. i have no sympathy whatsoever, ice, it melts. coming up in an eyewitness news exclusive, we ride along with cops as they track down some dna. you'll see how they collect it from suspects and how the samples they don't have can still lead them to criminals. before we go to break, let's take a look at today's channel 7 community calendar.
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and now an eyewitness news exclusive. police in nassau county are trying to track down people who owe them dna. more than a thousand people need to submit samples whether they are a minor offense or major crimes on their record. eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne road along with the officers on their search. >> reporter: these nassau county police officers are looking for people who may not want to be found. they're trying to track down those who owe their dna to
there are about 1300 people who haven't done so. >> many people don't want to give it because they know they've committed other crimes and there's a possibility dna may have been left behind. >> reporter: then there's people who committed smaller crimes, dwi, insurance fraud, and shoplifting who don't realize they owe dna, like this woman police tracked down in her neighborhood in east meadow. they took her dna while she was in her car. they can do that because it's quite a simple process, which police demonstrated to us. >> we'll have the person remove the swab themselves. we will explain they have the place the swab inside the mouth on one side and rub it for ten seconds, spinning it around. then we ask them to place it underneath their tongue for about ten seconds. and then i will take the dna
>> reporter: the dna sample is then put into a national data base. police in new york say for every 100dna samples they take, they solve one major crime. >> so the burglary pattern is occurring in the levton area. we will say who has open warrants, who is on probation or parole. most have probation or parolee officers speak to them, and who has open dna in the neighborhood. >> reporter: it's not a glamorous job but certainly it's an important one. in nassau county, kristin thorne channel 7 eyewitness news. man, talk about something you may have never imagined they were out there doing. bizarre. very important. >> csi-li. >> come over here, swab. it is big dog sunday. >> hey, you. >> you know what guys, this little guy, no matter how long your legs are, and how deep the
like this, what does it matter. it's going fast. >> cameron spelled run on the end. i love it. this is big red chilling by the fire. what a huge dog, right. big red is definitely dutch. another one sent in during the snowstorm. love to see the dogs trolling around in the snow. ready for the next storm, rudy, and nicholas sent in by twitter. and harley, wow, what a huge dog, good looking one, too. and go broncos, a lot of dogs ready for the super bowl. that tongue, though, right. doug matthews sent it in.
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super bowl 50 just hours away. overnight celebrities flocking to the pregame parties across the bay area. jesse palmer making the scene. we'll tell you who he talked to, and which team the celebs are picking to win. rob i'm sure you have an opinion on that matter. >> i'm taking the broncos and peyton, and taking beyonce to win half-time. those are all my belt. >> and i'm with carolina, and cold play, so that's it. that's what i got. >> i hope it doesn't get too tense on the set this morning. >> thank you, dan. >> see you. we'll be watching. work continues in tribeca meantime after that deadly crane collapse. >> eyewitness news reporter darla miles is live there with details. >> reporter: the last pieces of that crime scene were -- crane were removed around 4:00 this morning. surrounding streets are still closed. that crane was 565 feet tall. it was cut into 35 separate pieces and hauled away ton to a
examined by forensic investigators. investigators will also be looking at the cranes movement report computer. that provides some basic information but not the wind speeds and the maneuvers crane operator. right now, crews are still working to repair a water main and gas line that ruptured because of the collapse. the streets are expected to be open for the monday morning commute. report live in tribeca. darla miles channel 7 eyewitness news. >> a quicker clean up than most people thought. 35 pieces, wow. another slashing on the subway. this time in the 174th street station. it happened yesterday morning. police say a man was attacked after getting into a dispute with two men. one of the men slashed the victim's cheek as he left the station. the two suspects then fled. the victim got stitches at the hospital. we're learning more about the hit-and-run that left a new jersey police officer terribly injured. the officer in dover was
suddenly it lurched forward, striking him, running him over. responding officers stopped the jeep and arrested the driver and passenger. the officer suffered a concussion, a broken femur, and a broken shoulder. a construction worker is in critical condition this morning after he was injured in an accident at a building undergoing some demolition in manhattan. the man was working on scaffolding outside of the 20 20th floor of a building in midtown yesterday when a large chunk of concrete came crashing down and hit him on the head, actually knocked him unconscious. rescue teams had to use a pretty complex system of pullies in order to get the man back on the ground. a rough week for construction equipment related accidents in the city of new york. >> right. enough already. >> crazy. >> 35 degrees out now? beautiful skies. just looking at the sunrise pictures that people are tweeting this morning,
it's going to be a warm afternoon. temperatures expected to be at 47 in the city. wouldn't be surprised to see a few 50s show up on the mapment warmth coming our way. beautiful shot over the east river. currently at 35 degrees. hard to believe, at least 10 to 12 of that no problem, and then by tomorrow, we're talking cold air again, and eastbound snow showers -- even snow showers in the area. here's your accu 7-day forecast. tomorrow, 39 degrees. snow showers could parts of the commute you could see the flurries fly. i think most of the action will be on long island. this is a coastal storm that is moving past us to the east monday night to tuesday, minor flooding and also a possibility because of the storm system. tuesday's snow come and go, and a few flurries on wednesday as well. colder on thursday. 32 degrees. friday 28. saturday 22. that's some real chilly air settling in for late in the weekend and early next weekend. >> that's freezing or below for the daytime highs. so we could see flurries for