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. this is new york's number one news, channel 7 eyewitness news with michelle charlesworth and rob nelson, and amy freeze with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now, eyewitness news this morning: breaking at six, search crews are scouring the long island sound after a small plane crashed with several people on board. some of them were taken out of the water. one person is still missing. eyewitness news is live on the scene with the desperate search for one victim intensifies. developing right now, 7 people are dead including a 14- year-old girl when a gunman walks the streets of kalamazoo randomly shooting people.
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we have details on how the frightening scene unfolded. hillary clinton and donald trump are riding high after big victories last night. we'll have highlights. and this morning we're learning more about our big story yesterday morning, that wild shooting that sent two anti-crime officers to the hospital. we have the latest this morning on how violence started. >> good morning, everybody. a nice look at lower manhattan. it's so crisp outside. it's beautiful, on this sunday, february 21st. >> so nice getting ready for work, walked outside, no gloves, no scarf. just a light jacket. it's all good. not bad at all. happy sunday, i'm rob nelson. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. meteorologist amy freeze, you did not disappoint. yesterday was so beautiful. we hit 61 degrees as we expected. we hit 61 right before 4:00. and it's been mild overnight.
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degrees, and then we'll keep our temperatures steady in the low to mid-50s throughout the afternoon for the city. colder air is moving in quickly. while we have 51 degrees at central park with the light winds, we're actually in the 30s in morristown, so to the east, we're holding onto the warmer numbers, but we are significantly colder back to the north and west. below the freezing point for sussex, morristown, andmont sell owe low -- and monticello is dropping to 36. we'll wait for a winter storm coming for the middle o. week. maybe a -- of the week. expect the rain to be mainly to the south this evening. temperatures like i said, upper 40s to low to mid-50s expected. i'll have your accuweather 7- day forecast next. a story we mentioned a
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custody after a shooting spree that left 7 people dead in western michigan. the seemingly random violence sent people on a man hunt for hours. a 14-year-old girl is among five people killed, sitting in the a parking lot of a crack -- in a cracker barrell restaurant. it is the third location jason dalton shot in. investigators say the violence started around 6:00 last night at an apartment complex. that's where police say the 45- year-old suspect shot and injured a woman sitting in her car with her children. police say the victims are not linked. they called the shooting quote the worst possible scenario. >> as far as we can tell, these are all random shootings. there is absolutely nothing to link these things. >> police spotted dalton's car nearly 7 hours after the first shooting.
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without incident. police say a weapon was found in his car. developing overseas right now. at least 14 people have died after two bombings, targeting a pro government neighborhood in syria. the blasts are the latest in a wave of violence to hit the city of homes. the britain based syrian observatory for human rights as the death toll is much higher than officials are report, with more than 2 dozen dead and dozens more hurt. a developing story on long island. police rescued three people from the water after a shawl crime scene crashed in the -- small plane crashed in the long island sound. kristin thorne is live in format jefferson with -- fort jefferson with what we know this morning. >> reporter: good morning, suffolk county police divers have wrapped up their search early this morning, however, the coast guard remains out on the water, doing a surface
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the sun comes up, they're going to get a plane over to do an aerial flyover of the area. we want to show you video we got last night. this happened around 11:00 last night. a small crime scene carrying four people crashed into the long island sound less than a mile offshore. one victim was able to swim to shore. two others had to be rescued by police. the victims could be heard from shore screaming for help. >> officers arrived to the scene, immediately made their way down to the shoreline, got kayaks from local residents and went into the water to rescue these victims. >> reporter: three of the victims, again, taken to stony brook university hospital. we know at least two of them suffering from severe hypothermia. but they are expected to be okay. we know that the pilot is among those now at the hospital because he is the one who told
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people on that plane: again, the search continues on the water by the coast guard. live in port jefferson, kristin thorne channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you . we are learning more this morning about the shooting that sent two nypd officers to the hospital. the suspect in this case, jamal funes is seriously hurt after being shot several times by responding officers. investigators say the violence started with funes firing shots at an mta worker right on the street. we're also told that funes had contact with people who are being monitored by the joint terrorism task force. however, investigators do not believe the suspect actually has any terror leanings. also, authorities are now looking into his past aggression to warn police, including the assault of an officer a few years back. investigators say it's possible funes thought the mta was a police officer because of the
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yesterday morning. responding officers opened fire after police say the 34-year- old suspect drove his car head on into a marked police cruiser. officers then fired at least 30 shots. >> i woke up almost instantaneously to a bunch of gunshots, i mean, one after the other after the other. i immediately knew they were gunshots. it was so loud. >> two plane plane clothes anti- crime officers were injured. officer william redden was hit with bullet fragments and the bullet did not luckily go through his bullet resistant vest. as officer redden continues to recover at the hospital, officer andrew uric is at home surrounded by family. he'srecovering at his childhood home. officer uric's life was saved by his bullet resistant vest. a situation that's not knew to his family. his father survived a shooting in 1999 after a bullet hit his bullet proof vest. >> many years ago this happened, and now it happened to the son. he's home and going to be okay. >> officer uric has served on the force for three years. our coverage continues at abc7ny. get the latest updates and information on the investigation anytime. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning. big wins last night as the 2016 presidential race for the white house continues. donald trump snatching a victory in south carolina, an easy victory. hillary clinton edges our bernie sanders in nevada, and also, jeb bush decides to finally call it quilts, tearfully so -- quits,
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meteorologist amy freeze in the accuweather center. we're looking at an end to the mild weekend. showers moving in late this evening, and then it's a midweek storm. we'll give crow the latest --
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. well, it was a big night in the race for president, voting in two different states with several story lines. hillary clinton pulled out a crucial victory in the
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in south carolina, vote -- in nevada. in south carolina, voters made donald trump the winner. and last night jeb bush suspended his campaign after failing to gain traction in any of the early voting states. megan hughes has more on the developments from columbia, south carolina. >> hillary clinton and donald trump have two wins in the race for the white house. >> reporter: clinton sounding confident and taking swings. >> we need more than a plan for the big banks, the middle class needs a raise, and we need more jobs. >> reporter: south carolina voters cementing donald trump as the outsider now firmly on the inside track. >> there's nothing easy about running for president. it's tough, it's nasty, it's mean, it's vicious. it's beautiful. when you win, it's beautiful. >> reporter: long lines to vote in both states reflecting a heavy turnout.
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with strong performances. >> thank you, south carolina. >> reporter: after another poor showing, an emotional jeb bush called it quits. >> tonight i am suspending my campaign. thank you. >> reporter: in nevada, bend emphasizing that -- bernie sanders every siting that he narrowed -- emphasizing that he narrowed a big gap between clinton. >> he is report as he said up next that the democrats for north carolina is in one week for the republicans. the nevada caucuses take place this tuesday, leading up to super tuesday, which is march 1 march 1st. stay with eyewitness news throughout the campaign. we'll have more on the big development and a look ahead to the primaries and that's this morning at ten.
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straight ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning. fear and panic in idaho. a town trapped literally under
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welcome back, everybody. in idaho, a massive landslide has left some 250 people trapped in their small town. >> that whole rock is moving. holy lord. >> the landslide on thursday left nearly 15 tons of debris on the only highway in and out
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it could take days to clear the road. authorities say there are no reports of injuries thankfully, and the trapped residents are taking it all in stride. also, more than two dozen people were hurt when a chair lift broke at a ski resort in west virginia. the lift at timber line resort in davis derailed and 25 people fell about 30 feet to the ground. 2 people were treated at the hospital, though for nonlife threatening injuries. there's no immediate word on what caused the derailment. an investigation is underway. first time i ever skied in life was in west virginia in college, and i hated it ever since. >> no. >> you're kidding. >> it's the best. >> when's your park city trip? >> coming up, end of the month. >> that's good. i mean, wow. i can't wait for you to go to park city. you're going to ski at least one day there. >> i give it one day, and then i go back to the lodge by the fire, have a drink and a relax
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>> you've got to go up to the summit there, i think it's 9250 is the name of the summit up there. you can have a great lunch, get picked up at the end of the day. >> nothing wrong with that. >> i'll take the elevator up. as we get started on this sunday morning, yesterday, 61 degrees. i wish i could say it's going to be a repeat. instead a mild start here, and we could end the weekend with rain showers for the city and areas south. so as we get underway, 51 in the park. that sounds pretty good. especially since it's not even 6:30 in the morning. beautiful skies to begin. we have southwest winds out there to contend with. those are going to continue to keep us mild. it's actually coming up from the south and creating flood warnings for parts of dc. so this is some heavier rain for areas to the south of us. in the boroughs, though, upper 40s, low 50s. i would call it temperatures holding steady for today. we're not going to get a lot more warmth, and there's colder
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north and west. morristown, 30 degrees below freezing. that's 20 degrees colder. same for sussex, so some chilly air for northwest new jersey while we're still holding onto the warmth from yesterday. on the accu track, no storms for now. we'll see the clouds including or thickening up. we're planning the day to be mostly cloudy by 3:00, and then rain possible after 6:00. again, the city southward is where we'll expect those showers to show up. it's very quiet on monday, even into tuesday, things look tuesday night is the beginning of the winter storm, could be a mix or rain, snow north and west, late on tuesday night. beginning on wednesday, we're too warm to support snow showers, and significant rain is possible, and that carries us into thursday. watch it all happen on future cast r temperatures, again, holding into the 50s. we could get warmth returning
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mid to upper 40s is how we'll call the afternoon. doesn't last long. monday looks like a dry day. temperatures until the low to mid-40s. and tuesday, again, a real decent day. by tuesday night, clouds are thickening and we're looking at this storm system coming up from the south. dc being affected by that already this morning. beautiful skies on monday. really decent weather, again, early on tuesday before this next system comes in and that will be the one that we'll be watching. we'll see some accumulating light snow north and west, and quickly change to go rain, washing it away. temperatures are going to be right in the low 40s heading into the storm, and 48 on wednesday. that just can't support any sort of snow for any period of time. we've got temperatures even at the surface like that. 39 on friday, and 42 on saturday.
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>> that's all right. the weekend is still glorious. >> that's for tomorrow. that's not for today. >> we're good. things are not looking too clear in crystal texas. people are turning on their taps and finding black sludge instead of water. the town says the color comes from sediment after a local water tower was cleaned for the first time in decades in fact. all this comes just weeks after all but one of the city's top officials were arrested and charged with bribery. you were talking about this story upstairs. >> that's a problem. >> there's one guy left in city council. that's it, everybody else was rounded up and handcuffed and taken away, every single person. they got all kinds of problems there. >> they're still a city. >> a small town, 7500 people.
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welcome back, everybody, it's 6:24. >> time for sports, here's laura behnke. >> good morning, everyone. with their playoff hopes dwindling, the knicks were hoping a visit to the timberwolves could help their own cause as new york looked for the first win this month on february 20th.
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robin lopez came to play, 16 points for the first quarter. also had 16 rebounds. to the battle of the rookie, top pick, carl anthony town send, he had 24 points, while finished with just 6 points. didn't matter because the knicks were in control all night long. carmelo anthony doing his part, led the way with 30 points. the knicks indeed snap their losing skid. on thursday the nets announce shawn marsh as their new general manager. the gm has made his first move. yesterday evening the nets waved the veteran center after signing a two year deal in the off season. the draft pick has been a disappointment in brooklyn. day two of workouts for
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catchers, in the books. the mets came up short last season but learned a lot, including lucas duda who will not forget his errant throw in game five of the world series that helped the royals come back to win. that's now in the past but it's not forgotten. >> that's a throw i can make, you know, nine ouch -- out of ten times. it's definitely something i can take, learn from it, grow from it, and it can fuel me. >> the yankees have known they could be without their closer to start the season, with chapman facing a suspension for his role in an off season domestic violence incident. now, according to reports. the league could suspend him for part of spring training. all of this was part of the gamble they made when they traded for the closer. when he is able to play he'll join andrew miller for one of
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league. >> it's going to be fun to watch this unfold. >> anything that makes us better as a team, i'm all on board for, and you know, that's certainly going to help us. >> the rangers are back in action tonight when they host the red wings, ryan mcdonagh will not be with them. out. he does not have a concussion neck. >> it was the devils and the capitals. the caps would answer twice. brooks orpick, the second goal for washington, it's the go ahead shot. 4-3, capitals win, and that is your morning look at sports, i'm laura behnke. we're back again with you later tonight at six. >> thank you. >> much more ahead on eyewitness news on this sunday morning, including a live look at today's top stories. the serge continues for a
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continues for a man missing after a small plane crash in the long island sound. i'm kristin thorne with details coming up. also ahead, police are investigating a murder and attempted suicide on long island. we have details on what police a few minutes. the 50s. this morning, we held onto the warmth of yesterday, at least for the city, and the cold for northwest new jersey. a chilly air mass is moving in. but rain coming in for part of the afternoon and evening. we'll track those showers for
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look at the sunrise over new york city. not bad at all. a mild sunday morning. it's february 21st. second to last weekend o. month.
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>> pretty good, right. >> i shared good morning america's thing. i think it's worth 28 days now. >> now that baseball is back in sports, i know things are looking up. we're getting there slowly but surely. good morning everybody thanks for tuning in. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. thanks for being with us on sunday morning. my kids yesterday were on their bikes on their scooter, into town, and i said enjoy it today and tomorrow because then back to the cold, and they were like, excuse me, i'm sorry, we thought this was spring. we really thought this was spring. >> a cruel tease. >> 61 felt good yesterday. it was so so nice, and 61 degrees will be our average high for the middle of april, so you're exactly right, spring fling weather. 51 is the number on the thermometer right now. we're holding onto the mild conditions in the city. not for everyone. in fact, there's some colder air back to the north and west. it has come to my attention, ladies and gentlemen, that
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placed on the freeze market each weekend. so out of 7, may you be a winner, up in the control room, i guess. i don't know if they're swapping. tamisha wins this morning. i don't know if they swapping out twinkies or bananas or what's going on up there, but certainly it's going to be a decent day. the reason it gets a 7 and not an l -- 8 is because there are showers showing up and the temperature dropped off sharply. i wish i could say all is fair in weather, but not so. our high has been reached so temperatures in the low 50s and upper 40s. we'll tell you what's ahead in the accuweather 7-day forecast and the potential of the winter storm in a few minutes. >> thank you very much. we want to get to breaking news on long island. police rescued three people from the water after a small plane crashed in the long
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this morning, the coast guard is desperately searching for one person who is still missing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rob, yes, the coast guard remains on the water searching for this missing passenger. in fact, we also saw what we believed to be a coast guard plane searching over they told us they were going to wait for some more daylight to begin this aerial search. eyewitness news was there as some of the victims were pulled from the water last night. investigators say a small plane carrying four men traveling from connecticut to mcarthur airport when its engine lost power. it happened around 11:00 last night. the plane crashed into the long island sound less than a mile off sautauket harbor. they heard victims screaming from the water, and got themselves out to two victims
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suffering from hypothermia so severe, they could barely speak. >> this is a situation where if they would have remained in the water a moment longer, they may have perished and because of the work of the officers and the fire departments that responded to this scene, those victims are alive. >> reporter: and they were taken to stony brook university hospital where they are recovering this morning. again, the search continues for that one missing passenger. we're live in port jefferson this morning, i'm kristin thorne channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank goodness they got the others out. thank you so much. officers say j -- sonja williams appeared to have been killed in her home. police also found william with stab wounds.
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relationship. >> this appears to be a domestic homicide, and the individual we believe is responsible is the individual at the hospital receiving treatment. >> gays -- investigators say two children live in the home, but they were not there at the time. authorities in buffalo are still tight lipped about their investigation into the suspicious death of a college student from brooklyn. 21-year-old bradley doyley died thursday in a possible fraternity hazing incident. the eerie county medical examiner did not release the autopsy results due to the ongoing investigation. doyley was set to graduate from buffalo state this spring. police on long island charged a medford woman in a fatal hit-and-run. they say her suv struck and killed a man on granny road. 28-year-old peter coma had pulled over and got out of his car after hitting a parked vehicle. two of his passengers and a
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in the crash. investigators charged 61-year- old kathy horan for leaving an accident. antonin scalia has been laid to rest in a private burial following a funeral mass in the nation's capitol. yesterday, thousands of people attended scalia's funeral mass at the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception. among the mourners, vice president joe biden and scalia's fellow justices. scalia's son, a catholic priest led the mass. >> dad understood that the deeper he went in his catholic faith, the better a citizen and public servant he became. >> scalia died unexpectedly of natural causes last weekend while visiting a ranch in texas. he was 79 years old. there's been a show of support in new york and around
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officer convicted in a deadly stairwell shooting. >> 10,000 people gathered in brooklyn to protest peter liang conviction. >> reporter: simmering anger and frustration over the conviction of former nypd rookie cop peter liang. protesters marching across the country with an estimated 5000 in philadelphia, the message, while liang is not innocent and must be held accountable, they say he's being scapegoated, wrongly prosecuted. >> the system has failed, eric gardener and peter liang. >> reporter: liang fired his weapon while conducting a vertical patrol in a darkened stairwell. the bullet ricocheted off a cinder block wall and fatally shot the unarmed man in the chest.
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after the shooting, obviously. and we do agree with that. >> reporter: supporters of liang held a moment of silence for gurley, expressing deep sew -- sorrow over his family. he tells loved ones he wishes the bullet had ricocheted off instead. for the first time saying sorry to the family. >> i apologize to the achi gurley family for what happened to their son. meanwhile tensions flaired across the street with a count r rally held by 75 supporters of the gurley. police. >> i think it's disgusting.
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is account account account account. >> reporter: the supporters are asking for leniency. he will be sentenced on april 14 april 14th. in brooklyn, cefaan kim, channel 7 eyewitness news. overseas, serbia is demanding answers after u.s. air strikes killed serbian staffers held hostage by isis. they were among 49 people killed in western libya. serbia officials are asking why the u.s. didn't know foreign captives were being held at the site. a pentagon spokesperson says at the time of the strike there were no indications of civilians present. a date is now set in great britain for a momentous vote that could have repercussions in europe. on june 23rd, voters will decide if they want britain to remain part of the 28 nation european union. critics say it's overly bureaucratic and soft on
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prime minister david cameron wants to make sure the exact opposite, britain remains part of the eu. >> i believe britain will be stronger in a reformed europe because we can play a leading role in one of the world's largest organizations from within, helping to make the big decisions on trade and security that determine our future. >> now, quite frankly, britain is somewhat removed from the eu. it's kept its own currency, and is not part of europe's passport free zone. i think some of the migrant crisis is fueling that tension there. >> right. what's going on in the middle east, and tens of thousands coming across, millions in some cases. >> indeed. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, rapper 50-cent back in the news. i'm sure you missed him. after posting images of himself on instagram flashing big cash.
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he has filed for bankruptcy. a judge wants to have a few words with mr. cent. and did you like yesterday, meteorologist amy freeze returns with the accuweather
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. yesterday was kind of perfect. today spring like. >> boom on the money. it felt so nice. >> worry free, i like worry free every once in a while. >> we delivered. >> now, today is not as warm, but it's certainly starting out mild here in the city, and it's going to be okay. it's going to be a decent sunday. there are some changes that are happening right now. and the weekend doesn't necessarily finish as good as we would like it to. there will be some showers
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so i broke it to you gently. 51 degrees in central park. southwest winds continuing. beautiful skies. love the shot of the empire state building this morning. now, just before 7:00. our temperatures are still in the 50s here in the city. now, overnight, we didn't really drop that much. we had 54 for the high just after midnight. northwest new jersey was in the low 40s after midnight. they dropped off 15 degrees. under clear skies, a cool air mass has moved into northwest new jersey and that's keeping their temperatures below freezing. there will be some spot that feel cooler than others. beware of that. expect today clouds will increase pretty rapidly, and it will become overcast. rain is expected at night, starting about 5, 6:00. we could get some in the city, especially south where we will see most of the rain in south jersey. a quiet monday, and quiet tuesday until tuesday evening where we'll see a mix of rain and snow north and west.
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tracking through the middle of the week. so today you can already see the clouds trying to scoot in from philadelphia. further back into dc, there are some flood warnings because of what's coming. from the virginias into dc and our direction, but it's too warm to see any snow around here. all we can hope for is showers that come through and wet the sidewalks. by 10:00, this is out of here off to the east. tuesday we'll carry that pattern as well, and another winter storm coming up the coast. this one looking more wet than white. above average temperatures, still going to be the pattern for us, even into the workweek. so monday afternoon, clouds and sunshine, 46. i think that turns out to be a pretty decent day, and then by tuesday, it's rather cloudy, and 41 for the high. rain at times on wednesday, and then into thursday we'll get
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the storm system before it completely gets out of here. tuesday, 41, light rain developing late at that could be a mix north and west. temperatures will be just right there around the low to mid-30s in that area, and then wednesday into thursday, that will be more moisture and it looks like rain at times. the track of the low pressure system is further off to the west. what that means for us is rain coming in, mixed through central pennsylvania, and then some snow over up state new york. so moving into the middle part of the week. even though we've got this winter storm coming coast, our temperatures are real mild. look at that upper 40s, for wednesday and thursday. friday we're back down to 39. and saturday 42. you'll need your rain gear for the middle of the week. not necessarily the heavy coats. friday we are back in the 30s. >> all i heard was it's going to be nice this morning. >> there you go.
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>> and you did break it in a very nice way. very good. before we go to break. we'll take a look at today's channel 7 community calendar. on trail of the month hike, lavender trail at high rock park in staten island. enjoy the spectacular views and fine birds nests seen only this time of year. the salt marsh nature center in brooklyn hosts winter wildlife tracking, being guided through the best viewing spots in the urban jungle. and the harlem river, one acts plays depicting african- american life back in the 1920s. on long island, the brentwood public library hosts having her say, queen possess holman for the remarkable living history theater. the rochelle public library showcases stray horn and illustrated life with many art
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. welcome back, rapper, 50- cent has to answer to a judge after he posted pictures of himself on instagram flaunting cash after declaring bankruptcy. 50-cent whose real name is curtis jackson, posted pictures of himself playing in cash, including one spot he spelled out the word broke using hundred dollar bills. the pictures have since been removed. a judge told jackson's attorney she is concerned about the nondisclosure or lack of transparency in his bankruptcy case. a generous offer this
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drowning in debt rapper kanye west, but the offer comes a little bit of a catch. a businessman from boston says he is willing, believe it or not, to invest $53 million into kanye's musical project, but only if the rapper promises to start being frugal. this businessman is insisting kanye give up things like $40,000 fur coats or sending his personal assistant to milan to shop for him. rihanna is going to have to do rescheduling after postponing the start of her upcoming tour. the singer was set to kick off her tour out west in san diego. instead her spokesperson says she has canceled the first 8 stops because of production delays. production delays. that's what i said the first time. rihanna who celebrated her 28
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will now start her anti-tour march 12th down in florida. the canceled shows will be rescheduled in may. the original tickets shall be honored. >> and i'm just sitting here going do i like her better as a >> doesn't matter. on her. it looks good. >> i'm happy that is what's making news in that is not about her money or alleged lack thereof. it was just about her hour. >> another person who's broke. when we come back, neighborhood eats. >> first, big dog sunday. amy. >> yes, we've got evidence that big things sometimes come in a lot smaller packages. this is icy. love the name. sent in by twitter this morning, dj, we have another cutie pie, bella sent in by mike.
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a brooklyn spot that gets its inspiration from the south. that is shown in the food and the feeling. >> i like it. lauren glassberg has more.
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my wife is from the south, and when i went down to visit her family, i felt this incredibly warm sense of hospitality. >> reporter: craig samuels and his partners hope to recreate that sense at marietta's in clinton hill. there's light streaming in and food that comforts. >> a new american with a tip of the hat to the south. >> reporter: you'll find fried green tomatoes, risotto made with charleston rice. and fried chicken in greens and rice, and grilled broccoli and shrimp. >> it's the southern feel but it's not like traditional. so it's very good. >> reporter: and if you want your grits, you'll find them at marietta as well. >> i come from anson mills. they mill to order, so they are very coarse ground. >> reporter: served along with shrimp. >> we start with a little bit of white wine, a little bit of
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with garlic home feed, and it has this much sweeter version of garlic than, you know, that raw, astringent garlic bite. >> reporter: a traditional dish served city style. >> the food is excellent. i just absolutely love it. i come here all the time. it's my spot. >> the food of course, and great drinks. just a really really nice, bright neighborhood spot. >> it's really been rewarding to come back to brooklyn and do what i did in philadelphia, and the upper east side, the upper west side, paris. >> reporter: lauren glassberg, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> wow. i must say, i have had the best meals of my life in new york city, but ain't nothing like southern food. there's something about southern inspired food. >> i like that. i like the plating with that little artistic smear. if i tried that, though, my
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happened to the plate. >> she loves the presentation, i don't care about the drizzle. just feed me. give me a fork. >> and a napkin. coming up in the next hour of eyewitness news sunday morning, we are following breaking news from the long island sound, one person is missing after a small plane went down. we'll have the latest on the air and water search efforts. plus, a man goes on a shooting rampage in kalamazoo, michigan, scary here, 7 people killed in this. hear what police now know about that suspect. and we're taking another look at the exclusive
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this is new york's number one news, channel 7 eyewitness news, with michelle charlesworth, and rob nelson, and amy freeze with the
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now, eyewitness news this morning. breaking news at 7:00. the coast guard is getting ready to launch an aerial search after a small plane crashed in the long island sound. we're live in port jefferson. we have the very latest on this rescue operation. and developing out of michigan, a horrible story here. a man shoots and kills multiple people in a seemingly random attack that went on for four hours. details on the victims and who police have in custody this morning. plus, the second nypd officer was shot in brooklyn yesterday morning, recovers as more details surface about what happened. good morning, everybody. looking at a beautiful sunrise over the city. yesterday was spectacular. today not quite as nice, but still, no complaints for mid february. it is sunday, the 21st. i'm rob nelson. thanks for being with us early on sunday. >> and i'm michelle charlesworth. spectacular light is what we're
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welcome to the 7:00 version of eyewitness news or edition. version, whatever. anyway, meteorologist amy freeze beautiful yesterday. >> oh, it was great. >> yeah, i got my very own spectacular sunset photo, which i posted up on social media. it's on i think instagram. shared it around. the skies are equally beautiful this morning for sunrise, and temperatures are easy to take in the city. but with those clear skies overnight, we actually had the temperatures tumble in spots, and we're below freezing for places like sussex and morristown. it's chilly out there. here we go with the 24 hour temperature change. notice we're in the 40s to 50 degrees on long island. however, much colder air north and west. andover, 8 degrees colder than yesterday at the same time. so there certainly is a change for areas north and west as they look at 28 degrees for sussex. morristown is at 30 degrees. and 43 in belmar, with 34 in toms river.
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how it feels once you step outside. everybody sees good sunshine early on. the crowds will creep in this afternoon. we're looking at this rain to close out the weekend. showers do show up about 5 or 6:00 for the city coming up in a few minutes. the sun splashing onto the empire state building, and temperatures stay in the upper 40s and 50s. i'll have much more in the accuweather 7-day forecast. developing right now, is suspect is in custody after a shooting spree that killed 7 people in western michigan. the seemingly random violence sent police on a massive man hunt for several hours. four people were killed in a cracker barrell parking lot. a 14-year-old girl is in critical condition, and investigators say 45-year-old jason dalton began his violence spree at an apartment complex, shooting a woman inside of her car with her children. she is in critical condition. he's also accused of killing a father and son in a car dealership parking lot, and
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linked in any way. call the shooting quote the worst possible scenario. >> to have somebody just drive around randomly gunning people down for no apparent reason, that just attacks the psyche of the community and any community for that matter. >> police spotted dalton's car nearly 7 hours after the first shooting. he was taken into custody without incident. police say a weapon was found in his car. >> developing overseas, at least 14 people have died in two bombings, targeting a progovernment neighborhood in syria. the blasts are the latest in a wave of violence. the britain based syrian observatory for human rights says the death toll is higher than officials are report with more than two dozen dead and dozens more hurt. rob. we have some breaking news this morning on long island. a coast guard search team is taking their search to the sky as they search for one person who was on board a small plane
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eyewitness news reporter, kristin thorne is live in port jefferson with the very latest. good morning, kristen. >> reporter: good morning, rob, yes, the coast guard told us overnight that they were going to do this aerial search as soon as the that is indeed what they're doing now, continuing their search for this missing passenger. this is video we got a short time ago of the coast guard plane flying over the long island sound. they also have a boat on the water doing a surface search. it was around 11:00 last night, when a small plane carrying four people lost its engine. the engine just gave out. it crashed the plane into the long island sound around receive -- setu setucket harbor.
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scene, made their way down to the shoreline, con commandeered kayaks from local residents. >> reporter: they were taken to stony brook university hospital morning. divers were in the water all night searching for the remaining passenger. that search did not turn up anything. live in port jefferson, i'm eyewitness news. >> thank you so much, kristen. we have more to report about the shooting early yesterday that sent two nypd officers to the hospital. the suspect, jamal funes is seriously hurt after he was shot by responding officers. investigators say the violence started when funes fired at an mta worker on the street. we know funes had contact with people who were being monitored by the joint terrorism task there. and police are now looking into his past aggression toward politics including the -- politics including the assault
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investigators indicate it's possible funes thought the mta bus driver was a police officer because of his uniform when he fired a shot at him early yesterday morning. officers respond to go that incident opened fire after police say the 34-year-old drove his car head on into a responding police cruiser. officers fired at least 30 shots. >> i woke up almost instantaneously to a bunch of gunshots, one after the other after the other. i immediately knew they were gunshots. just the sound, it was so loud. >> two plain clothes antihigh temperature crime officers were -- anti-crime officers were injured in this. william redden was hit in his white hip, and officer and -- andrew yurkiw was hit in the chest. >> officer and ewe yurkiw is at home surrounded by family.
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from the hospital yesterday and is now recovering at his childhood home in elmont where nassau county police officers checked in on him. officer yurkiw's life was saved by his bullet proof vest. his father, a retired nypd cop survived a shooting back in 1989 after the bullet hit his bullet resistant vest. >> it's crazy how all of a sudden many years ago this happened and all of a sudden now it happens again to the son. he's doing fine. thank god he had the vest on. he's home, and i think he's going to be okay. >> officer yurkiw has served the force for three years. our coverage of the nypd officers shot story continues at abc7ny. you can get the latest updates and information on the investigation as it becomes available. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, two wins in two states and one big announcement, the latest results in the race for the president, and hear who is
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also ahead, nsa whistle blower edward snow den may return to the u.s. but on one condition. we'll tell you about that. and here on accuweather, we are looking for chances for rain. first up late tonight to close out the weekend. we are also tracking a coastal system coming are the middle of the week. will it bring rain or snow, and how do we start off the
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we built our factories here because of a huge natural resource. not the land. the water. or power sources. it's the people. american workers. they build world-class products. and that builds communities. and a better future. for all of us. because making something in america means so much, to so many. weathertech. proudly made in america. welcome back, everybody. the race for president took center stage yesterday in two critical states, and the day ended with three big headlines. hillary clinton and donald
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on the record, and one well known contender is dropping out, perhaps signaling the end of a well known political dynasty in this country. abc's megan hughes has more on this emerging stories from columbia, south carolina. >> reporter: with two wins under their belt, hillary clinton and donald trump are now looking ahead to the next contests with confidence. >> we're going right to nevada, and i think we're going to do terrific there, and the sec is going to be very very exciting. we expect to do very very well. >> reporter: a nevada win reinvigorating clinton's campaign. she flew stating to texas where he she held a late night rally. >> reporter: long lines reflecting a heavy turnout. ted cruz and marco rubio both with strong performances. after another pour showing, an
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>> tonight i am suspending my campaign. >> reporter: in nevada, sanders made clear that he's not dropping out but looking forward. >> i believe that when democrats assembled in philadelphia in july at that convention, we are going to see the results of one of the great political in the history of the united states. >> reporter: the two parties switch places, republicans face off again in nevada on tuesday. democrats vote here in south carolina next saturday. columbia, south carolina. and you can stay with eyewitness news and abc news throughout the campaign season. things are just getting interesting. this week with george stephanopoulos, we'll have more
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next primaries. all that begins at 10:00 a.m. this morning. edward snowden said he would return to the u.s. from russia if he could be guaranteed a fair trial. he would be willing to be extradited if he can make a public interest defense and have jurors decide his case. the former nsa contractor leaked secrets regarding government surveillance in 2013 before leaving the country. he faces up to 30 years in prison if he were convicted. >> that was the last big debate over security versus privacy. now we're having the whole situation with apple. >> the iphone, right. >> always a big thing in the news, it's never ending post 9/11. straight ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, things got a little fishy at a college hockey game. we'll take a look at how a fan had a little trouble pulling
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>> something's fishy there. that's really gross. coming up in sports, the knicks face the last placed timber w
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d things got a little fishy at a hockey game at the hampshire. apparently the first unh goal of every home game was celebrated by throwing a fish on the ice. unfortunately the person whose job it was to throw the fish last night had some trouble. eventually he got the fish over the glass and onto the ice. >> don't like it. i hate it. that's a bad tradition. >> and that's the state we
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>> i'm not for it. >> it's disrespectful. >> to the fish. >> it's not exactly, yeah, fresh sushi. >> go ahead and fry it. >> these are the thoughts that we have. >> these are the thoughts. questions of our time. save us. yesterday, i was going to do the whole weird transition, but i'm not. i'm going to go with the solid 61 we had yesterday. >> throw it on the ice, baby. >> that felt good right. i wish we could say we were having a repeat today. unfortunately it's not going to be as warm, and we could finish the weekend with rain. however, very very mild outside right now. and there's plenty of weekend left to get out and enjoy in a very comfortable way. west winds are light, 10 miles per hour, and 50 degrees on the thermometer in central park,
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-- even 8:00 in the morning. that's still pretty good, and around the boroughs, mainly mid- 40s, and there are some spots in northwest new jersey where the temperatures have gone below freezing. clear skies last night, and chilly air has been infiltrating. sussex is 28 degrees. morristown at 30. 34 nor monticello. and there will be cooler spots to start off. clouds will be increasing, rationing in here late this afternoon, and -- racing in here lately this afternoon, and rain is expected tonight. parts of the area will see no rain at all, and see wet flakes for the higher elevations in parts of the area off to the north counties. quiet monday into tuesday. and tuesday night, we'll have a wintry mix north and west. that will be the beginning of this rain event it looks like. a winter storm coming up the coast, looks like it will produce wet rain showers rather than snow around here.
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away for most of the day. here's the rain racing in. virginia and dc, flood warnings issued for the rain that's coming in. now, we're not expecting it to do much more than produce quick moving heavy showers for areas south of the city. we will include here in the planner, by 6:00, 7:00 to see the showers around. that's how the weekend ends. be ready for that. tomorrow morning, everything is calm on monday. looks good, temperatures are above average. we get through the rain tonight, and we have a good set up for the early part of the week. both monday and tuesday looking very easy to take. not any big worries. tuesday night, however, the computer models are showing that the coastal storm comes up from the south and we have to keep a close eye on this one. it looks like this track is going to stay just a bit further to the west. now if that happens, we're looking at all rain around here. while it could start as a wintry mix late tuesday night, wednesday it's all rain, and
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mid-50s were the highs today. we're hold our temperatures steady. tonight, we drop down to 35. 46 for tomorrow. cool sunshine. monday is looking like a nice day. though our temperatures are down back into the 40s, back to reality for us. here's the accuweather 7-day forecast. temperatures will bounce to the upper 40s going wednesday into thursday, so there's more evidence there that more wet than white in the storm that's coming in our directions. rain showers, rather than accumulating snow. 39 on friday, behind that system, and saturday, 42 degrees. there you go. another nice afternoon in front of us, some rain showers to end it all, and we will need the rain gear again on wednesday and thursday. >> that's not a bad stretch. i don't see any arctic chill. >> just you have to be ready for whatever's happening. >> vortex free. that should be a brand. >> make that money.
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time now for morning sports headline. >> here's laura behnke. >> with their playoff hopes dwindling, the knicks were hoping a visit to the last placed timberwolves could help their cause as new york looked february 20th. meeting minnesota last night streak. robin lopez came to play, 16 points if the first quarter. also had 16 rebounds. the to the battle of the rookyings, carl anthony
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finished with just 6 points. didn't matter, because the knicks were in control all night long. carmelo anthony doing his part, led with 30 points and 11 boards 103-95. the knicks snap their losing skid. on thursday, the nets announce shawn marsh as the new general manager. the gm has made his first move. the andrea era is over. the nets waived the veteran center. the former overall number one draft pick has been a disappointment in brooklyn averaging 6 points in 46 games. day two of workouts for pitchers and catchers in the books for the mets and yankees, hitting the field in port st. lucie yesterday. the goal making it back to the world series. the mets came up short last season but learned a lot, that includes lucas duda who will not forget his errant throw in game five of the world series that helped the royals come
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>> that's a throw i can make, you know, nine out of ten times, and that happened to be the one cent. it's definitely something i can take, learn from, grow from and it can fuel me. >> they have known they may be without their closer to start the season. aural dischapman suspended, for his role in a domestic violence incident. the league could suspend him for part of spring training. this was part of the gamble they made for trading for the closer. when he is able to play, he will join andrew miller to make one of the strongest bull pens in baseball. >> when you add an arm like n you can rest guys a little bit more, and it's going to be fun to watch this unfold. >> anything that makes us better as a team and gives us a better chance to win, i'm on board for, and that's certainly going to help us. the rangers are back in action when they host the red wings.
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the team has ruled him out after he was hit in the head. he will have a ct scan on his neck. on the ice last night, it was the devils visiting the capitals the caps would answer, twice. brooks orpick, the go ahead shot, 4-3. the capitals win. and that is your morning look at sports. i'm laura behnke. we're back again with you later tonight at six. thank you. >> much more ahead on eyewitness news on sunday morning, include ago look at today's top stories. the search continues for a man missing after a small plane crash in the long island sound. i'm kristin thorne with details coming up. thank you. also more details emerging about that hours long deadly shooting rampage in kalamazoo,
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the man they have in custody after he allegedly killed seven people. plus zika virus testing saturdays in nassau county where you can get screened for the rivus this weekend if you -- for the virus this week if
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welcome back to eyewitness news, a live look at lower manhattan, and a sunday morning, february 21st it. still nice and crisp outside, and man yesterday was glorious. >> it was nice. like a little spring teaser. >> we're getting there. >> we are. >> march begins the psychological easing, you know, seasons. so we're getting there. thanks for being with us, early on sunday morning, i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm michelle charlesworth. meteorologist amy freeze you delivered. >> it was nice yesterday. 61 degrees.
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comfort that rob finds in the word march. and let him know coming up in the full forecast, i'll show you march in the top snowstorms of history. that's what i'm going to do for you. i don't want you to let your guard down for one minute. i want your guard up. >> we're the parade and she's the rain. >> you are the rain. it's not over until like june. that's when it's over. 50 degrees in central park. yesterday felt so good. 61 degrees is what we had on the thermometer for our top temperature. that is the average high for april 15th. there's some number evidence to support the theory if we could just get into mid april, it might be okay. 24 hour temperature change puts us in the mid- to upper 40s for long island. we have had 50s in the boroughs. 8 degrees colder for northwest new jersey than we were
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that puts us blow freezing. morristown, sussex, really chilly air, sort of just pooling around northwest new jersey. we're also watching this change coming in for tonight. rain across the virginias and dc, that's racing in. that changes up our weather late this evening. so for the next 7 hours, upper 40s and low 50s, we'll go for a high of 54, which we reached just past midnight, but expect temperatures to hold steady until sunset, rain developing around 6:00 for the then it will be southward for the rest of the day. i'll have the accuweather 7-day forecast in a few minutes. we continue to following the breaking news happening on long island where a small plane crashed with several people on board. dive teams and a helicopter crew are combing the waters in the search for a man from the plane still unaccounted for. eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne is live on long island with the latest on this morning's search effort.
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>> reporter: good morning, michelle. suffolk county police divers searched the water throughout the night but were unable to find this passenger. you can see some of the divers or police coming now. it appears they were probably doing a surface search for this missing man. meanwhile, we are now hearing from rescue coordinators in the moments after the crash. >> this is a situation where if they would have remained in the water a moment longer, they may have perished and because of the work of the officers and the fire departments that responded to the scene, those victims are alive. >> reporter: so what happened here was a small plane carrying four men traveling from connecticut to mcarthur airport last night when the engine lost power around 11:00 last night, the plane fell into the long
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commandeered kayaks from residents and got themselves out to the victims. two of them at that point suffering from severe hypothermia. three of them taken to stony brook university hospital including the pilot. again, the search continues for that missing passenger. live in port jefferson, kristin thorne channel 7 eyewitness news news. officials are wrapping up a news conference after a man went on a shooting spree in western michigan. that suspect is now in custody after police say he killed 6 people and left two others fighting for their lives. 45-year-old jaysonnal -- jay sundialson was taken into -- jason daleson -- dalton was killed. a 14-year-old girl was shot. she is in critical condition. two men were killed at a car dealership. the shooting spree started when police say dalton opened fire at a woman at an apartment complex.
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of exactly what motivated this horrific and seemingly random violence. >> there is no connection that we're aware of between the three sets of victims to each other or any of the victims to mr. dalton. they appear to have been chosen at random because they were available. >> even more chilling. police spotted dalton's car early this morning, and did take him into custody without incident. a weapon was found in his car. clinics and primary care centers across nassau county will start testing this week for the zika virus. testing is being offered to anyone who traveled to latin or south america during last week's winter break. the mosquito born virus has been linked to birth defects and miscarriages in latin america and the caribbean. 5 people in new york have tested positive for zika.
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jersey transit is slamming a proposal that could avert a strike next month. dennis martin says a recommendation is unreasonable and excessive. workers are threatening to strike after a cooling off period ends. a tentative negotiating section is reportedly scheduled for next week. we certainly don't want a strike on new jersey transit. that would be a little difficult. >> i need to get to work, so if you all want me at work, i'm just saying. a lot of people. it will affect so many people. >> no kidding. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, a nonprofit is providing a safe haven and an outlet for homeless children at a dozen new york city shelters. hear how these kids are staying engaged in the midst of tough times. and the oscars are one week away. stick around for the 9:00 hour
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we're going to talk to a screen writing professor about the diversity contro listen up new york. there's a new drug out there. and it's trying to destroy our generation. it's called synthetics. . .
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and then sell it to you. no, it's not marijuana. it goes by names like k2, spice, rocks. causes hallucinations, rapid heart-beat. vomiting, seizures. and it can kill you the first time you smoke it. we gotta have each other's backs. this is our future. and the future of new york is saying no to synthetics!
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what's with them? oh, those two? they're always fighting for attention. there's more to a legendary city than its legends.
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snap chat is how i like to video it out. you like to video it out on facebook live. >> i do. >> and what happened to your per scope. >> i was big on periscope for a while. i had dozens of people cap evacuated. >> from other countries and stuff. i fell out of it. i don't know what happened: then she got me more into facebook live. >> step it up, gang. there's plenty of weather ahead to get on your social media. >> no, there's not. >> there is. >> you weather people are in a constant search for the dramatic, and i think it's a mild, lovely weekend. rain, not snow on wednesday, and the blizzards are over. >> this has nothing to do with anything. but i'll say this, yesterday, 61, i loved seeing everybody's pictures and i got the best tweet, which i did share out. nick sent this one of the seal on the asberry park beach. i love that picture.
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and if you actually hash tag them, abc7ny, we do a lot of sharing especially when it comes to sunrise, sunset, that stuff. let's get busy. here's what's happening. 50 degrees in central park. the official reading, humidity 48 percent. hour. pressure is falling. we hit the high of 54 degrees already today, and we'll see steady. we bring these numbers to you right at the top because this is what will go down in the books, but it feels different in some places than what we had for actual highs just past midnight. clouds will be increasing. the south. so expect the city to see some showers about 5, 6:00, and then for everyone else in south jersey, it's quiet monday and tuesday, we get a wintry mix moving in here, significant rain is possible wednesday into thursday, but that's just a little sign that the midweek coastal storm does turn out to be a little more inland, and gives us showers in the form of
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first up we deal with this. these are showers across the virginias. that's rain tonight. doesn't look like everybody gets wet. it will throw clouds in our direction, and then about 5, 6:00, we could see showers. down. the temperature profile taking us to the low 50s. afternoon. what goes down in the history books is as mild as it's been all morning, and we hope the temperatures steady through the afternoon and early evening. ant 4:00 -- about 4:00, the first sprinkles, notice the action down here through central and south jersey, and long island, and coastal connecticut including in this. in the hudson valley you may not see the showers at all. the track is farther south. monday looks good during the day, temperatures above average. tuesday looks good, too. then, tuesday night we see a wintry mix, and that again, comes up from the south, and the track right now of the system continues to pull itself westward, and so that means more rain than snow for us.
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north. everybody else seeing rain to the south tonight. 35 degrees. tomorrow, clouds to sunshine, beautiful monday afternoon. 46 is going to feel really nice. and then the accuweather 7-day forecast. we've got a few things to keep us on our toes. no major extremes. by tuesday night, we've got that mix coming in. rather cloudy tuesday during the day, temperatures until the low 40s. that mix north and west, quickly changes over to rain because temperatures are so warm. rain at times, wednesday and thursday. but we're almost 50 degrees both of those days. 39 on friday. saturday temperatures back in the low 40s. the accuweather 7-day forecast, you know, for the most part, we do run above average all the way down the stretch. and it's just too warm to see any accumulating storm from the storm system wednesday into thursday. we have to have a dramatic change in the track for any accumulating snow. expect it to be more wet than white.
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>> rain gear. you got it. >> thanks amy coming up on eyewitness news. a day camp is inspiring creativity, and providing an outlet for hundreds of kids who don't have homes. hear about an impact across new york city. >> indeed. it's a special community calendar shout out. >> it's going to play in my head. >> guess who turned 89 years old yesterday. the great sydney portier. legendary actor. >> guess who's coming to dinner. i watched it last night. >> it's a good >> it's the best. he's amazing. >> we have come a long way. this is a remix of the song from his classic movie, to sir with love. roll it. >> on trail of the month hike, lavender trail at high park in staten island, enjoy the spectacular views and fine
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of year. the salt marsh nature center in brooklyn hosts winter wildlife animal tracking. you'll be guided through the best viewing spots of the urban jungle. in queens, check out songs of a harlem river, one act plays never professionally produced depicting african-american life in the 1920s. in long island, the brentwood public library hosts having her say, for the remarkable living history theater. the rochelle public library showcases stray horn and illustrated life with art facts -- artifacts celebrating the centennial. for more information about the
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remarkable things are happening at your local acme. we're making changes, and we're getting better every day. cleaner. friendlier.
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like fresher meat and seafood. and fresher produce and hundreds of organics. to top it off! we're lowering thousands of prices throughout the store. right now, get 80% lean ground beef, ground fresh in store daily for $2.98 a pound when you buy 5 pounds or more. and pick up 24-pack refreshe spring water only $1.99. low prices, great quality, and friendlier service.
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on monday, new york city students will return to class after a week long winter break. >> for a group of homeless shelters, one program is stepping up efforts to make sure during the breaks these kids are well taken care of even mt. midst of pretty tough times. >> reporter: young kids happily playing with legos and showing off their arts and crafts. >> i made a jewelry box, and i made it out of popsicle sticks. older children blew to their computer screens. these are typical classroom scenes but what you're really seeing here are attempts to protect and educate a tragically vulnerable part of our city, homeless children. >> we want to make sure that during the school breaks, and during the summer, our homeless children who may be further behind than nonhomeless children don't lose and in fact gain educational experience. >> win is a nonprofit dedicated
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during last week's winter break for city school kids, winds day camp kept these children safe and engaged at about a dozen shelters the group runs throughout the city, serving about 2700 homeless including jasmine henderson and her three daughters. >> just because they're out of school doesn't mean that what i have to do stops, so i have a chance to get my important things taken care of as well. and they can go and, you know, enjoy their day. >> i like that i have a good teacher and nice friend. >> reporter: using sports, field trips and other activities, the group has run these kinds of camps for years during school breaks and during the summer. the program has taken on extra meaning these days as the city tries to combat a growing homeless population. >> 43% of our mothers at win are working but they didn't necessarily have the financial resources to keep their apartment.
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to job opportunity and is studying in fact to become a nursing assistant. mean teem, her found a -- meantime, her daughters have found a safe hahn in the midst of reality. >> they love it. they don't like to leave when i pick them up. >> how great is that. >> it was so great to see that program. they do it every school break, and throughout the summer, so win is doing a fantastic job. and the ceo of that group, she makes a great point in the story about the working poor, and maybe that should be the image of the homeless we have instead of the guy on the corner or sleeping on the subway. point two, in all of new york city's shelters and the 60,000 people they serve, 80% of those people, families. 20%, 5 years or younger in the shelters of new york city. keep that in mind. >> more than 20,000 homeless children in new york city. think about that.
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times everybody's like i'll go to florida. >> right. these people in the shelter can't take five days off of work. they can't afford to. that's why they step in. a great program for sure. >> wow. all right. woof, it's big dog sunday. >> that was a great story. it makes it even more difficult for me to allow michelle to gloat when rob does such fine journalism like that. but he did win, right. >> did duke beat carolina, did that happen. >> it happened. some people are celebrating. abby is totally running around the house in her duke jersey. >> that must have been before the loss to louisville yesterday. >> and we're moving on. this is teddy this morning. thank you robin for updating us, and did you know a dalmation is my favorite dog. if i get to have a dog again someday, a dalmation is the breed i choose. >> how regal. >> that's right. we would love to see your dogs. hash tag them.
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ee coming up in just a few minutes. gm a's weekend edition. >> i think we heard dan over there. >> i would like to confirm that i am in position ready to tell you what's coming up on gma. happy sunday to you rob and michelle. to use a load term it was a huge victory for billionaire donald trump in south carolina in the primary there. is there anything that can stop
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the nomination now? meanwhile on the democratic side, hillary clinton halting bernie sanders momentum in nevada but she may have a long road ahead of her. breaking news over michigan overnight, a series of seemingly random shootings in and around kalamazoo. 7 people dead, multiple crime scenes, a city on lock down and a suspect in custody. what could have motivated him. and finally, a growing police protest movement against beyonce, cops around the country refusing to work her concerts. they are angry about her provocative super bowl performance, so can the show go on without the attack security she needs -- without the extra security she needs. >> there hasn't been this much super bowl controversy since janet jackson a few years ago. >> i was going to say, wardrobe malfunction. >> remember it well. >> so do i. thanks dan. we continue to follow the latest on breaking news on long island. a search is underway for a
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after a small plane crash. >> eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne is live in port jefferson with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rob and michelle. we just saw suffolk county police head back onto the water here, and we just saw another of their helicopters searching the water by air. meanwhile, we're now hearing from rescue coordinators in the moments after the crash. >> i believe we have three people in the water, treading the water from the aircraft. >> reporter: it was around 11:00 last night when a small plane carrying four men traveling from connecticut to mcarthur airport lost its engine. it crashed into the long island sound just off harbor, two victims suffering from hypothermia. one victim was able to swim to
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three victims taken to stony brook university hospital where they are now recoveringment the search continues for this -- now recovering. the search continues for this kristin thorne channel 7 eyewitness news. a 45-year-old man has been accused in a violent killing spree in western michigan. the violence started at 6:00 last night when police say jason dalton opened fire on a woman in an apartment complex parking lot leaving her critically hurt. she was with her children. investigators say he went onto locations. at random, a 14-year-old girl life. the investigation continues this morning into the shooting that left two nypd officers hurt yesterday. officer william redden remains in the hospital this morning recovering after being hit by hip. meanwhile, officer andrew yurkiw is now at home. the officers, as you might remember, this was our big
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were hurt responding to calls of shots fired. responding officers opened fire on the armed suspect. his name is jamal funes. he's in critical condition after being shot several times. virus. clinics and primary care centers across nassau county week. testing is being offered to anyone who traveled to latin or south america during last week's winter break. the mosquito born virus has been linked to severe birth defects and miscarriages in latin america and the caribbean. five people in new york have tested positive for zika. we hear so much about that. no end in sight. ms. freeze tell us what's going on today. >> yesterday was great. i know a lot of people enjoyed it. 61 degrees. i wish we had a repeat today as warm. we don't. but it's going to be comfortable and a good deal of sunshine to start with the clouds increasing and then rain holding off until after 5:00
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looking over the river here, you can see just a little glow that we have going on from queens to manhattan. the wind are out of the west and the southwest. we've got 50 degrees already. we hit 54 for a high. just call them holding steady throughout the day. tomorrow, 46. we're still above average. the rain showers, by the way, tonight, will be the city southward, long island, you'll get a little bit of rain, and coastal connecticut. it's out of here for monday. everything looks good, and you know, temperatures will return to the mid- to upper 40s tomorrow. that's going to be cooler. but i still think it's doing to be a decent monday afternoon. tuesday, rather cloudy conditions, and temperatures in the low 40s. that rain we're expecting wednesday into thursday is looking more and more likely than snow or any sort of mix. so rain gear will be necessary midweek. >> we'll take rain. >> let it rain. >> thank you amy. >> thanks. >> enjoy this morning. that's going to do it for this edition of eyewitness news sunday morning, i'm michelle charlesworth.
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for the entire team here good morning, america. breaking overnight, huge wins! donald trump's decisive victory. >> i want to begin by thanking the people of south carolina. >> his big sweep in back-to-back primaries. gaining momentum. is he unstoppable? even the mysterious melania weighing in. >> he will be the best president. >> and the tight fight for second place -- marco rubio's razor-thin win over ted cruz. as it's lights out for jeb bush. >> so tonight, i am suspending my campaign. plus, hillary clinton's vegas victory. intense campaigning in nevada paying off. >> the fight goes on! the future that we want is within our grasp! >> but bernie sanders a strong

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