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it's 4:30, 46 degrees on this thursday, march 17th. happy saint patrick's day. we should stay dry through the parade and good morning, i'll chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. we'll have weather and traffic on the 2s in just a moment. first, in manhattan this morning, the search is on for a suspect who fatally stabbed a man in a harlem subway station. >> and this is the latest stabbing that seems to be plaguing the city. janelle burrell has more from the scene this morning. hi, janelle. >> reporter: the man was initially stabbed at 116th street and lennox subway stop. it was here at the central park north subway park on 110th where he later collapsed and then ultimately died. this morning, police are still
medics rush the 53-year-old man out of the central park north subway station. at least one stab wound to his stomach area. by the time he got to saint luke's hospital, it was too late for doctors to save him. >> and i am over here saving him. >> you never know when it's going to happen. it could be anyone. >> reporter: the victim was selling metro card swipes to a woman at the 116th and lennox station. the woman apparently changed her mind but police say the man grabbed a dollar from her anyway. that is when her male companion pulled a knife stabbing the 53- year-old near the turn styles around 9 wednesday night. for whatever reason, the victim got on to a downtown 2 train collapsing after one stop. >> it's scary. it's been happening a lot. >> reporter: the mayor said statistics show a drop in some violent crimes. >> a lot of people are wondering if that is an accurate picture of crime. >> the nypd's statistics are quite clear that murders are
>> reporter: the mayor said that resources and manpower will be the difference in seeing those numbers drop further. >> the bottom line here is that we're on the right path and in the course of the year, we're going to add 2,000 more officers on patrol. i am convinced we're moving in the right direction. >> reporter: now, as for last night's stabbing, police say that the woman who was initially buying that metro card swipe from the victim was detained. at this point, it's not clear if she was in custody but police are still looking for the man who stabbed him. from harlem, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and time now is 4:32. and time for traffic and weather on the 2s. let's go to john. >> what little leprechaun said we would be staying dry through the parade. it's not true and there is a chance of a shower today. later, as we wrap up the parade and then we see, yeah, a better chance of more showers late and overnight. and there is another round on
the sun settle -- the unsettled pattern is sticking around. clear and 46, off to another brilliant start and here comes another impulse. not likely the kind of ferocious storms we saw yesterday. hour starts bright and then you see the clouds. passing showers later in the parade. reaching a high in the low 60s and that is it. there is a big cooldown in the works for the weekend. i just checked and it's not a pot of gold. oh, man. looks like bad carbs. light see what is in store for you on the road with kyla. >> and top of the morning, everybody and we're talking about hoboken where we have closures and that is due to the big water break on monday and that is still a problem. in brooklyn, we have another water main break and this has avenue u closed between east 9th street and into ocean parkway. and this morning, we have no delays on the george washington bridge.
room there for you and the lincoln and holland tunnels looking great. alternate side parking is in affect citywide. spent happening today, about 200,000 marchers and a million spectators take part in this year's saint patrick's day parade that kicks off at 11 this morning and marching up fifth avenue from 44th street to 79th street. the first this year and includes the lavendar and green alliance that long protested the ban on gay entrance in the parade and brought back the participation of the mayor who will march with the group and separately with the contingent of police officers and this year marks the first time it will be broadcast in ireland and the united kingdom. and a scare in queens after a fifth grader brought a loaded gun to school. the grandfather is facing serious charges and tracy has more. >> reporter: -- tracee carrasco has more.
millie meeter to school on wednesday. >> you drop the kids at school and go to work thinking they're in a safe place. >> it terrifies me. my little girl goes here. >> reporter: according to the criminal complaint, the 11-year- old got the gun from underneath his grandfather's bed inside their home and knows how to load and unload it. the boy's grandfather, 54-year- old kenneth miley told police he put the gun under the bed after allegedly finding it and was planning on taking it to a precinct. the police recovered two live rounds of ammunition underneath that same bed. right now, it's still unclear why the child brought the gun to school in the first place. >> i am a parent. i check my daughter's backpack every single day. what does a parent have to say about that? >> reporter: the department of education spokesperson tells us this is incredibly disturbing and nothing is more important than the safety of all students and staff. school staff immediately notified nypd and they swiftly
notified and none of the parents we spoke with had any clue. >> the school didn't tell you? >> no, nobody said anything. i didn't receive a phone call. >> they're worried the school didn't say anything? >> oh, yes, it does. >> the grandfather is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and wreckless endangerment and faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted the. >> and we new information on a stabbing in crown heights last month. the suspect, 26-year-old kenny roshelin won't be charged with a hate crime. it was considered a possible bias incident because the victim was a hasidic jewish man who was treated for a collapsed lung. he's accused of attacking two men in prospect park and is facing a series of charges, including attempted murder. and happening today, the michigan governor rick snyder heads to capitol hill and will testify about his role in the lead contamination water crisis in flint. according to prepared testimony, he will blame, quote, a failure of government at all levels.
corrosive water eating away at old pipes. voluntary blood testing begins for newark public school students to check for lead poisoning. the students attending 30 schools where elevated levels of lead were found in the drinking water. the water to the schools is shut off. the testing will begin in two schools today with the youngest children because they're most vulnerable to lead and it's known to severely affect the child's development. and federal prosecutors are investigating elevated blood lead levels, rather n residents of new york city public housing. that is according to court documents involving a probe into environmental health and safety conditions. more than 400,000 people live in the housing complex. a city spokesman said the health department is cooperating with the investigation. president obama's pick first supreme court will about gin visiting democratic senators on capitol hill. merreck garland is a former prosecutor and the chief judge of the federal appeals court in washington. garland oversaw the government response to the 1995 oklahoma city bombing.
emotion at yesterday's announcement. >> this is the greatest honor of my life. other than lana agreeing to marry me 28 years ago. it's also the greatest gift i have ever received except, and there is another caveat, the birth of our daughters. >> president obama surging senate republicans to consider the nomination. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said that garland is not going to get a hearing. gop leaders vowed to block any nominee until after the presidential election. >> the next justice could fundamentally alter the direction of the supreme court and have a profound impact on our country. so, of course, of course the american people should have a say in the court's direction. >> but more republican senators now say they will meet with garland and that includes judiciary committee chairman charles grassily who is open to a meeting in the coming weeks. mean while on the campaign
for this monday has been cancelled. it was scheduled to take place in salt lake city, a day before utah's caucuses. front runner donald trump announced he would not take part and said he would instead give a speech to a pro-israel group in washington. after that, ohio governor john kasich dropped out. >> and time now is 4:39. up next, remembering frank sinatra jr. who died suddenly late last night. >> and she's back but for how long. the city's efforts to help a homeless woman whose caravan of entire city block. >> and the car of the future could break on a dime even if you don't hit the brake pedal. the new standard equipment being implemented into all new cars. >> and we have some dry roads now but another round of wet roads possible later today. last we're going to be 60 plus
of that some of that coming up. . >> frank sinatra jr., the son of the legendary entertainer died of cardiac arrest in florida. he was born in jersey city and followed his famous father into the music industry. in 1963, when he was 19. he was kidnapped and he was held for two days until his family paid $240,000 for his release. the kidnappers were caught within hours. frank sinatra jr. was 72 years old. time now is 4:42 and time for traffic and weather on the 2s. let's go to johnny. >> i saw him in a very small club years ago. terrific voice, underrated. what are you going to do? frank sinatra's your dad.
i have a tony and anthony and a gene all chiming in. they're reporting for duty with their numbers, 48 in north plainfield and reporting to the first saint patrick's day parade was held in new york city in 1762. and as chris points out, i was the live reporter for that parade. and yeah, i mean, it's this rich history we have. also, walter has 46. walter sent in an irish blessing and i can't make it pop up on the screen. appreciate that and charlie, you can count on this. 41 and also, talking about those thunderstorms that rolled through yesterday. hit-and-miss and where they hit, boy, it was quite a show. we had that brief heavy rain. as promised, we had that impulse furb through and not the exact same scenario, but kind of a repeat in the sense that it's later in the afternoon and scattered in nature today. clear and 46. wind calm. the relative humidity at 79%.
33 in the hamptons; 44, a guy from sparta and he's already got the green beer flowing. 43, white plains; 45, greenwich. these numbers compared to yesterday. on average, it's cooler. you can see clear skies here and some patchy clouds will roll in through mid-day and this there is this impulse. all of this is still spinning around the area of low pressure and that is a vigorous one and this is what it means for you and me and you're fine through lunchtime. the clouds will fill in and the parade wraps up with an isolated shower possibly and a thunderstorm pushing through and getting out of the parade could be a little soupy and we have a colder friday with scattered showers again in the afternoon and for your getaway and we wait and watch, expanding the view and waiting to see where this low with the the forecast. we're hinting it and
it's into the day on sunday and -- sunday and overnight, a warm- up and showers this afternoon and friday afternoon as well and it's not this afternoon. we have to get there. >> and we are waking up. we have a saint patrick's day parade and that means we have street closures. around 10:00 a.m., we'll see the street closures in manhattan on fifth avenue shut between 42nd and 86th street. madison avenue, that is going to be closed between 63rd and 64th and, again, from 78th street to 86th street and also expect closures on side streets throughout the parade route and that is part of the deal for all of the fun and let's look live outside and we have construction blocking one southbound lane at the if, dr drive on 96th street. the delays are there and this is back to 10 3rd. alternate side parking is in affect and that is city wide. a quick look at the stories making headlines. the mayor announced a new citywide ferry systems at launch next year. it will provide service at 21
a ride will cost the same as a standard metro card swipe. the plaza hotel is expected to go on the auction block next month. according to bloomberg business, the billionaire brothers who hold the mortgage on the plaza scheduled the foreclosure auction for the 26th of april. and in new jersey, the west orange board of education voted to rename pleasantdale elementary school after former astronauts mark and scott kelly. kelly attended pleasantdale elementary, roosevelt middle and mountain high school. mary. >> and we futures are higher this morning after gains on wall street on wednesday. the share of prices rose after the federal reserve left interest rates unchanged and forecast a more gradual rise and envision last year. the dow jones industrial average gaped 74 points. the nasdaq composite gained 35s&p rose by 11. and automatic emergency braking will be standard equipment on most cards by 2022. and that announcement is expected from the federal safety officials and major auto makers.
available as an option on many models, using cameras, radar and other centers to see objects in the way and slow or stop a vehicle if the driver does not react. and a homeless hoarder continues to battle the nypd. we first told you about sonia gonzalez last week after police confiscated 20 of her carts. the hoarding took over blocks of hell's kitchen. the city said efforts to help her have not work. alana gold tracked her down. >> reporter: we could not miss an irate sonia gonzalez standing in the middle of 11th avenue and 51st street with her cart packed to the bridge. minutes later, she threw food on the health kitchen sidewalk and got aggressive with us when we approached her. all because cruz with the city's peddler's task force showed up and took most of her belongings. we watched her hauling her massive collection of bags and cardboard across the neighborhood, something nearby businesses can't ignore. >> she, within the course of two or three days, regained two or three carts and she is probably the hardest working homeless woman in new york city. >> reporter: for years, there
to the city about this homeless woman's street hoarding. one week ago, we told you about the city confiscating 20 of her carts. gonzalez has been sprawling them across sidewalks and dragging them across busy intersections. >> do you think this is even work something. >> it's not solving her own personal issues or problems. >> reporter: the coalition for the homeless said the city is in a tough spot. >> we're needing to balance the needs of this individual woman against any other public health and safety concerns. >> reporter: the mayor's office said it's consistently tried giving her housing obligations and mental health assistance since 2009 and she refuses. for now, she can only make sure she's not breaking the law and telling us she's only allowed single cart. >> how do you help someone like this and get them off of the streets and get them help if they're refuse something. >> engagement, trust building and housing first. a lot of times the trust streets takes time. >> reporter: we asked the
do and got this statement: we're consistently sending experienced outreach workers to talk to sonia and build the trust needed to help bring her indoors to the shelter and services she deserves. the nypd said it's also going to keep checking in on gonzalez to make sure she's not accumulating too many carts. in hell's kitchen, alana gold. >> the cans and bolts -- elana gold. cbs 2 news. >> and the city will hold on to her cans and bottles and help her exchange them for cash. and a new beginning for the south street seaport after superstorm sandy. >> and this is not your typical grilled cheese sandwich. a taste of france for this week's dining deal. >> and another check of traffic and weather on the 2s. next.
this week. take a listen to this. bing crosby and danny boy at 4:52 and welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning. a major milestone for the south street sea pott museum. the museum launched the first exhibit since superstorm sandy hit and severely damaged the electrical heating and cooling systems. it examines the rise to be the busiest port by the start of the 20th century. the -- it's set to return to the seaport in july. >> and looking good there. and time now 4:52. john, good morning again? >> and thank you, chris. this is the deal. a dry morning and we'll need some luck this afternoon for passing showers. remember that and can see the passing shower and a brief, heavy rain and we cool off tomorrow, another round of showers and a chilled beauty on saturday and that is dry. and potentially snowy start to spring and that is for fun.
afternoon and by saturday morning, feels like 21 in the city and some cold air takes over. okay, she's taking over now. >> i am in shock at the windchills and checking mass transit this morning and looking good. everything on or close to schedule and metro north long island railroad and transit buses will offer extra services for those travelling into the city and a reminder, alcohol is not allowed on any bus or train and you can expect detours near the parade. have fun and be safe, everybody and alternate side parking in is -- is in affect citywide and lots of people taking the buses and trains today. >> and that is a safe bet. the next half hour, one of the busiest subway systems in the country about to reopen. new jersey. a diner owner whose business charges. >> and tony's next with a
breakfast, lunch, or dinner. . welcome back. there is something so simple yet rewarding about exploring local street food. tasty example from france here dining deal. >> reporter: is this street >> yes. street food and the streets of >> reporter: yeah. >> everybody goes into the little cafe to have one of these. croque benzure. a gourmet grilled cheese with a french accept. now, near union scare, there is a fast -- square, there is a fast casual shop dedicated to this gourmet street treat. >> look how busy they are. it's been like this all day. >> reporter: it's called appropriately enough croque monsieur. >> the classic, which is ham and chose. >> reporter: right. >> and our secret sauce, the besse chanel and we have our own versions.
different croque's available here with prices ranging from 6 to $9, all tempting, all made with high-end ingredients. >> and the local purveyors, okay, and imported cheese. >> nice. >> and very, very important. >> yeah. >> and tell me about this suddenly here? >> this is the mr. gore. it's made with goat cheese. we have pine nuts sun dried tomatoes. again -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: there is one called mr. rupert, played with sausage, bacon, egg, and beschemel. and finally, i need to try the croque madame. >> what is the difference? >> croque madame is with an egg. >> reporter: it's a taste of paris with a new york accent. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. thank you. >> reporter: thank you so much. this is going to be a lot of fun. >> something about tony tantillo speaking french. [ laughter ] >> and that is not your ordinary street food, right?
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. it's 5:00. 46 degrees on this thursday, march 17th. happy saint patrick's day. and warm today, a little bit of rain this afternoon. and then the bottom falls out. we'll have traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. >> and a search for the murder suspect. a late-night stabbing. the latest in a spring of violent crimes that has residents on edge. a live report is coming up in just a moment. first, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. >> it's a special day. a million people are expected to cram per today's saint patrick's day parade. >> 200,000 are expected to march up 5th avenue.
big day ahead. good morning. >> reporter: top of the morning to you. this kicks off around 11:00 on 44th and fifth as you mentioned. hundreds of thousands of marchers will head up fifth avenue for what will be a huge party. the bagpipes will play and irish eyes will be smiling up fifth avenue today for what is known as the world's oldest saint patrick's day parade. it's an enormous celebration of irish pride honoring the patron saint of ireland and the archdiocese of new york. george mitchell who helped negotiate peace in northern ireland is the grand marshal. earlier this month, mayor de blasio marched in the rockaway saint patrick's day parade and he's ending his two-year boycott of the fifth avenue festivities. >> i will wear a green tie. you predicted accurately. >> reporter: the mayor will participate since the parade is
to march under their own banners. >> it's a very powerful moment, a moving moment, a moment that new yorkers should be satisfied with. it shows what is good about new york city. >> reporter: others like the catholic league chose not to march saying if gay groups are allowed under their own banners, all advocacy groups should be as well, including pro-life organizations. but for many, today is not a day for politics but for celebrating. and the iona college pipe band is one of more than 300 groups proud to join the festivities. a few members played in our studio last with could. >> we have people with irish but not irish but filled with bagpipes and kilts -- bagpipes and kilt says. >> reporter: if it involves an alcoholic beverage or two, there issy drinking ban on nj transit, metro north and lirr.
>> thank you, great scarf there. and we'll see relatively quiet weather to start the day and maybe a thunderstorm tonight and get ready for that. partly cloudy and 46 and with some wind out of the east at 3 miles an hour and scanning the skies, not a lot to scan and you get a sense of the pinwheel of energy around the low and pushing into ontario. we'll see, again, some energy on the south side of that and that is why we're leaving showers in the forecast. and giving way to clouds by mid- day and some nice numbers for the parade and it's unsettled to wrap things up and then we have an eye on the weekend and totals? kyla's in for alex.
and beginning around 10:00 a.m., we'll see street closures in manhattan and fifth avenue is going to be shut. between 42nd street and 86th street and we have madison avenue closed between 63rd and 64th and again, between 78th and 86th street and also, expect some closures on side streets throughout the parade route as you go through the day today. alternate side parking is in, affect citywide and back to you. and to a developing story, rattled nerves in harlem after a man is fatally stabbed. >> and his attacker remains at large at this hour. janelle burrell has more in harlem. >> reporter: this is where it all ended. that man was first attacked at the 116th and lennox subway stop and for whatever reason, he got on the train collapsing here at the station at 110th street and this morning, police are still searching for his attacker. medics rushed the 53-year-old
at least one stab wound to his stomach area. by the time he got to saint luke's hospital, it was too late for doctors to save him. >> and i am over here. >> you never know when it's going to happen and that can be anyone. >> reporter: investigators said the victim was selling metro card swipes to a woman at the 116th and lennox station. the woman affair endly changed her mind but police say the man grabbed a dollar from her anyway and that is when her male companion pulled a knife stabbing the 53-year-old around 9 on wednesday night and for whatever reason, the victim got on to a downtown 2 train collapsing after one stop. his attacker got away. >> and it's scary because it's been happening a lot. >> reporter: the mayor said that statistics show a drop in some violent cames. >> and -- crimes. >> and many people wonder if that is an accurate picture. >> and nypd statistics are quite clear that murders are down. that shootings are down.
that source ofs and manpower will be the difference in seeing the numbers drop further. >> the bottom line here, we're on the right path and in the course of the year, we're adding 2,000 more officers on patrol. and i am convinced we're moving in the right direction. >> reporter: as for the woman who was buying that metro card swipe, police dtain her at the scene and it's not clear if she is still in custody. the police are searching this morning for her male companion. >> thank you. a long island man found guilty in a deadly drag racing crash is arrested again. the police arrested 19-year-old core glow tuesday. officers say that they caught him in a speeding car with an illegal knife inside. this arrest may affect his reduced sentence for killing five of his teenage classmates in a drag racing crash in 2049. the attorney said that his client never had possession of
and a surprise in the crash that killed four women on a tour of long island's wine country. the limo driver is charged with criminally negligent homicide. last july, his limo was hit by a pickup truck as he made a u- turn on route 48. and he was charged even though the drunk driver was allegedly drunk. >> and appears to be a first for ware and the driver of the vehicle that has been hit by a drunk driver and an alleged drunk driver and allegedly speeding drunk driver has been that accident. >> prosecutors said the pickup truck admitted drinking a few beers but his lawyer maintains he was not drunk. dallas, texas. an offduty police officer is charged with murder in the shooting of a 16-year-old boy and wounding of another teen and that occurred sunday evening in the suburb of addison. the offduty officer saw a
his apartment complex and gave chase when they plead. after a chase and spinout led to the shooting. the boy's mother spoke through a translator. >> a saying they're asking for the death penalty. we believe it's a capital murder. >> that's right. >> and that justice would be served by him having the same kind of punishment that he provided to her son. >> local police department policy doesn't allow offduty officers to chase suspects in their own vehicles. the officer's attorney said that the officer feared for his life. five deputies are suspended for their actions at a donald trump rally in north carolina last week. the deputy his been escorting a black man from the event on march 9th when video shows him being punched by a white man in attendance. a statement said that the three deputies have been demoted. officials say they had their eyes on the stairs when the man was hit and thiss charged a 78- year-old man with assault and disorderly conduct. 5:08 now.
cold case involving the death of a young boy gets its day in court. >> and a local diaper destroyed by heavy flames. why the owner is feeling the heat from police. >> and it's usually cats that get 9 lives. the amazing survival story of this dog who fell overboard and found weeks later. >> and i love that. looking forward to that and looking forward to some changing weather and you need a coat this morning and it's comfortable this afternoon. shades, yes; umbrellas, yes. traffic and weather on the 2s coming up.
swcho tt.swcho os . >> john brought his own theme music with him this morning. good morning. happy saint patrick's day. the 17th of march and we're getting ready for a big afternoon. up and down fifth avenue, of course. and that is some traffic and weather on the 2s here. >> and are you scottic -- scottish or irish? >> half irish. >> and two irish grandfathers. >> and going on the limb, italian. >> and this is the deal. today is not a bad day. and the big boomers in the afternoon, there is a possibility of a stray thunderstorm later today and
the wind and but, the champ in weather is going to start later on friday and in the city now, partly cloudy and 46. the wind out of the east at 3 and relative humidity at 79%. the numbers around the area, well, you know, it's cooler and orient point into the hamptons and montauk, it's warmer closer to the city. five towns, 44; jersey shore, 43 and up to -- [ indiscernible ] at 43 and sussex as well and what is interesting to take a sampling through the lakes, that is why you're seeing the folks of the low and that is right there and you can see it on the temperature bands there and that is pulling the air up and we're seeing changing numbers and that is cooler through the ohio valley. and that is the trend. more mild days with numbers in the 50s and 60s and the stronger winds are going to roll in this weekend, too. and the skies in the city, starting with nice skies and a few clouds and this afternoon,
through and paradewise, a chance of a shower later in the parade and there is that low and this is our rain maker today and we're going to focus on the low that is just basically sliding off of the front range right now and so you still have two scenarios. if the low slides far enough south and into the east, we'll just see some clouds and if it hugs the coast and taps into the colder air, that could mean snow for us and numbers again all over the place and we're still days away. the european model had nothing with this yesterday and now it has 8 inches of snow by monday morning and so that wobble you get? the gfs is more realistic. you have the possibility of an inch or two of snow with a mixing before it changes on monday and that is a big change from yesterday and that is the period that we're going to watch late sunday into the first part of your monday.
the tiny green umbrella for you today. >> and what is going on? >> the s word should be spring, not snow, john. and light look at mass transit and everything on or close to schedule at this hour and metro north, long island railroad are going to offer extra service for those travelling into the city for saint patrick's day and the parade and just a remindder, alcohol is not allowed on trains or buses and you can expect it tours near the parade on manhattan bus routes. an accident to tell you about this morning, the construction zone has two lanes blocked on the southbound fdr drive at 91st street and some delays back to 10 3rd street. and alternate side parking it is in affect citywide. and the co-owner of a new jerseyy diner is facing charges in connection to a fire that was in a restaurant last week. tony iaello has more. >> reporter: the lot is empty. vernon township is full of buzz
>> and i'm interested to see what is going to happen. >> reporter: she's yate there dismay. and she had gotten to know the owner. >> always greeted you nicely there. >> reporter: but she is now charged in some nasty business impeding the investigation into the fire. according to the assistant prosecutor. >> and that she offered money or compensation in exchange for a witness and performance and no the to provide information or false information to law enforcement. >> reporter: the fire ruled suspicious and cbs 2 learned surveillance video shows someone driving up to the diner that is closed before the fire erupted. and before the diaper rubble was carted away, lots of evident was collected and we learned it was shared with experts at the federal bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives. across the street, there is curiosity.
going on here. >> and indications from investigators that there will be additional developments in this diner drama. in vernon township, new jersey, tony ielo, cbs -- iello, cbs 2 news. >> and the cold case of the son is to resume today. the 48-year-old is charged with killing timmy wi well, sey in 1991 and claimed the five-year- old disappeared ita -- the a carnival and changed her story saying he was abducted. his remains were found a year later in a creek. she was arrested in florida where she was living and brought back to new jersey to face charges. >> the very person who brought him into this world took him out. >> what kind of mother plans to murder her child within a week before this and buy his graduation gown?
last several months. if convicted, she faces a possible 30-year prison sentence. the nation's second busiest subway station is up and running. the washington, d.c., metro station was shut down for 29 hours, following an electrical fire on monday. crews inspected the third really power cables and it inconvenienced hundreds of thousands of people and crews found 26 years of concern. most of the repairs are complete. and one lucky german shepherd is rescued after a falling off of a boat in the pacific ocean. the 18-month-old fell overboard from a fishing boat nearly five weeks ago and everyone thought she was lost at sea but she managed to swim to the island which is owned and operated by the u.s. navy and was found walking way a road. >> and this is not a day that we thought would happen. >> and like your own personal southern california iditarod
>> and his owner, his best friend came by to take him home and she will be reunited with the owner today. >> and she's going to say that was not funny. >> and exactly. you left me out there. and more drama from madonna. why some fans left a recent show unhappy. >> and some online competition and everyone is filling out a bracket. and what is the best way to fill them out? >> and we're going to get you another check of weather and
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. those streets have a number. >> they do. [ laughter ] >> and i love you-- u2 this morning. >> are they irish? >> and i hope you're having a good one. welcome to cbs 2 news this morning. >> i love you, too, mary. >> and this is the deal. we have some fog out there and a dry morning commute. a few scattered showers and may be a thunderstorm later today and tonight. and then the 60s and that is going to be a mild day and showers exit by mid- to late evening and another around midday tomorrow and 64 is very comfortable for saint patrick's day and above normal and into the upper 50s. later in the parade, there is
and there is a chance you will be on time if you listen to kyla. >> and already this morning, this is in the construction zone area that has new two lanes blocked on the southbound fdr drive and this is at 91st street and delays to 10 3rd. and you can see that there in our live camera and in queens this morning, the l.i.e. is moving past the grand central parkway and no delays there and everyone is getting along just fine and westbound or eastbound to nassau county looking good. alternate side parking is in affect citywide. >> back to you. the knicks and rangers had late games out west. >> and they were blown out by the world champs, winning it 121-85 and steph curry had 30. and rangers beat the ducks 2-1 and this is otis livingston now with more. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. coming up, the devils host the wild. the islanders visit the predators and rangers at the kings and nets in chicago and
madness and getting set for the 2:00 eastern time matchup with iowa state in denver. they're the underdogs and they can lose 364 days out of the year. all that matters is to be better the one day. last night, ncaa first four game. holy cross southern tied at 52 and that is until robert champion with 55 seconds left and holy cross lost 19 games a season. 59-55, the final and the first ncaa win since 1953 and i am otis livingston. and still i have a -- still have a few more hours to fill out the march madness brackets. >> is there a science to make the perfect picks? steve over meyer tries to find out. >> do you have rules you live by? >> route by the you went to school. >> reporter: sounds good. >> and there are hard and fast rules you must adhere.
a sixth team that upset a one. >> let's say hampton here. >> reporter: no 16 has ever beaten a one-side in history. >> never? >> this is going to be the year >> yeah? >> most years, they will pull off an upset. >> and this is the upset here. >> do you like them because of their experience and older? >> they crushed the ivy league this year. >> and it's nice to pick an upset, about you how far do you take them? >> sweet 16 and elite 8. >> and wild cats are tough to beat. >> and you know the rule about wildcats on saint patrick's day. >> really? that is a good rule. >> and wisconsin and xavier? i like wisconsin. >> and w teams beat x teams? >> that is a good way to look at it. >> do you know what south dakota state's nickname is? >> no. >> the jack rabbits. >> we're the terps, so -- .
>> and look for teams who come in confident like? >> ston hall. they won the big east. >> and the final four is maryland, oklahoma, kentucky, and michigan state. lean heavily on successful coaches and go with your gut. >> and champions are made in the final round. >> yes. >> are you proud? >> pretty proud of you now. you have to say. >> and i am proud of her. and that is who i have picked to win it. and go to cbsnewyork.com slash bracket challenge to make your picks. and that first tipoff is at noon on cbs 2. and you can take on some of the vips here at cbs 2. >> uh. >> and chris wragge. tough to beat. >> and she likes the orange. >> always. >> and going the distance. 5:26. and still ahead, why your child could be off from school this time next year. >> and plus this. >> a man stabbed to death in a site of a harlem subway station. the police are still searching
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. it's 5:30, 46 degrees on this thursday, march 17th. happy saint patrick's day. mild with highs in the low 60s and we're tracking a little bit of rain for the afternoon and traffic and weather on the 2s coming up in just a moment. and nearly a million people are expected to line fifth avenue for new york city's annual saint patrick's day parade. the procreation will be a historic one that closes a long chapter of controversy. >> and first, we're following a developing story. the search for a suspect wanted in a deadly stabbing. the latest in a series of violent criming plaguing the city. >> and i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. harlem residents on edge as the hunt is on for the suspect who fatally stabbed a man at a subway station. >> and this is the latest on
in fatal stabbings. >> reporter: police tell us that in this most recent case after that man was stabbed, he got on a subway train and rode it one stop here to 110th street, a central park north station where he collapsed and later dayed. we have seen police on patrol as the search continues for that suspect. medics rushed the 53-year-old man out of the central mark north subway station. and at least one stab one to the stomach area. by the time he got to saint luke's hospital, it was too late for doctors to save him. >> and you never know when it's going to happen and can be anyone. >> reporter: the victim was selling metro card swipes to a woman at the 116th and lennox station. she apparently changed her mind but police say the man grabbed a dollar from her anyway allegedly punching her in the face and she came back with a
knife and stabbing the 53-year- old about once. for whatever reason the victim got on to a train collapsing after one stop and his attacker getting away. >> and it's scary. it's been happening a lot. >> reporter: tatistics show's -- show a drop in violent crimes. >> and many people people wonder if that is an accurate crime. >> reporter: the nypd statistics are quite clear that murders are down and shootings are down. >> reporter: the mayor said that resources and manpower will be the difference in seeing those numbers drop further. >> the bottom line is that we're on the right path and in the course of the year, we're going to add 2,000 more officers on patrol. and i am convinced we're moving in the right directions. >> reporter: as for the most recent case, the police have not released a full description of the suspect. anyone with information surged to contact the nypd. reporting live in morning from harlem, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you.
and traffic and weather on the 2s and maybe a shower at the end of the parade? >> and things wrap up. and as you said, by that time, he'll be in a good mood, i hope. >> and numbers are going to be nice and well above what you would expect this time of the year and around 50 and lower 60s and we'll start with some sun giving way to clouds and that impulse of energy brings in a chance of a shower later and a shower and thunderstorm, a late in the afternoon and into tonight as we get ready for that cooler air to take over on your friday and today, 60 by lunchtime and feeling good. more clouds with that unsettled weather settling in later in the day and i think the umbrella. >> yup. >> or a nice and goofy hat and you should be okay. >> you have a couple of those? >> oh, my gosh. >> and we can use them today. and what about that commute? >> that commute is doing okay. we'll have road closures
around 10:00 a.m., we'll see street closures in manhattan for the saint patrick's day parade. fifth avenue shut between 42nd and fifth street and madison avenue between 56th and 54th and andrea grymes will be live for us on the parade route in just a moment and we have one accident to tell you about this morning. the construction zone has two lanes blocked on the southbound fdr drive at 91st street and it happened in that construction zone and means delays back to 10 3rd street. alternate side parking is in affect citywide. remember that if you're driving in for the parade. back to you. >> thank you. a tradition that is hundreds of years old. >> and there is a lot that is new in this year's saint patrick's day parade in fifth avenue. andrea grymes has more for us. good morning. good morning to you, chris and mary. this starts around 11:00 this morning. it's quiet out here now and it
a sea of green on fifth avenue and this is the largest gathering of irish pipe bands. you will notice a few other editions this year. the bagpipes will play and irish eyes will be smiling up fifth avenue today for what is known as the world's oldest saint patrick's day parade. an enormous celebration of irish pride honoring the patron saint of ireland and the archdiocese of new york. george mitchell who helped negotiate peace is the grand marshal. earlier this month, the mayor marched in the rockaway saint patrick's day parade and today, he's ending his two-year boycott of the festivities. >> and i will wear a green tie. >> reporter: the mayor will participate since the parade is fully allowing gay groups to march under their own banners.
moving moment. a moment that new yorkers should be satisfied with. it shows what is good about new york city. >> reporter: others have chosen not to march saying if gay groups are allowed under their own banners, all groups should be as well including pro-life organizations. for many, today is not a day for politics but for celebrating. in the iona college pipe band is one of more than 300 groups proud to join the festivities and a few applied in our studios last weekend. >> and we have people who are irish and not irish. filled with bagpipes and kilts. and people are in a good mood. >> reporter: they are in a very good mood and keep in mind, though, if your mood involves alcohol, there is a drinking ban today on transit. and new rules went into affect in manhattan.
container of liquor or another low-level offense like urinating in public, in home, it's possible that you may only get a ticket. live in midtown, andrea grymes, cbs two news. >> and thank you. a scare in queens after a fifth grader brought a loaded gun to school. the grandfather is facing serious charges. the 11-year-old student in jamaica brought the gun to school after finding it under the grandfather's bed inside the home. the boy's grandfather is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child and -- child and wreckless endangerment. parents are stunned. >> and you go to work thinking your children year in a safe place. >> it terrifies me. i have my little girl that goes here. >> and this is incredibly disturbing and nothing is more important than the safety of all students and staff. the school staff immediately notified nypd and swiftly responded.
years in prison if convicted. and properties are investigating elevated blood lead levels in residents of new york city's public housing and that is according to a probe. more than 400,000 people live in the housing complexes and the city spokesman said the health department is cooperating with the investigation. and voluntary blood testing begins for students -- for students to check for lead poisoning. salivate levels of lead were found in the drinking water. the water to the schools is shut off and testing will begin at two schools with the youngest children because they're most vulnerable to lead and known to severely affect the child's development. and this morning, president obama's pick for the supreme court will begin visiting hill. merrick garland is the former washington. garland oversaw the government response to the 1995 oklahoma
the ska 63-year-old showed some emotion at yesterday's announcement. >> and this is the greatest honor of my life. other than lana agreeing to marry me 28 years ago it's also the greatest gift i have ever received except, and there is another caveat, the birth of our daughters. >> president obama's urging senate republicans to consider the nomination. >> senate major leader mitch mcconnell said garland is not going to get a hearing. gop leaders vowed to block any nominee until after the presidential election. >> and the next justice could fundamentally alter the direction of the supreme court and have a profound impact on our country. so, of course, of course the american people should have a say in the court's direction. >> but more republican senators say that they will meet with garland, including charles grassily who is open to a meeting in the coming weeks.
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to be back on and between 42 and around 45 in and around the city and 45. this is chris and 45 in rock hill. happy anniversary to fdr and relnor and a historic anniversary. and i like this, 44 and close by as far as the numbers go and celebrating the patenting of the rubber band and that is to 1845. and where will we be without rubber bands. sit, stay and tony's pu, and andy sent this in and this is apparently, a look-alike dog and i don't understand that. i love how you were able to pull that off and that is the way to go. sugar sugar and this is the deal. we have sweet numbers and changing skies today with the clouds and then's chance of an afternoon shower. even a thunderstorm early evening hours and your morning hours, yeah, low to mid-40s. 46 in the city right now and we have schooler reading around
hamptons, 31 and numbers for you today, though, 14 degrees and that is above normal. 75 and 9 your record and that is not a record breaker but another mild one and sun is up, 7:03 and that is pretty with an isolated shower or storm; how far, we have the sights set on spring and that is three days away and fettle like winter, cold and windy and wet in one form or another and a little unlucky with a afternoon shower and it's mid-day showers returning tomorrow and affiliated with the front and more than an area of low pressure. that is showers opposed to potential storms and that is the beginning. the cold air filters in. and on saturday, so long winter. the first and last full day of winter. guess what? it's going to feel like it. 45 is the high and that doesn't tell the story. windchills on saturday morning in the teens and then we're
either rain, rain-snow mix or accumulating snow on sunday afternoon and overnight into the first part of monday and some interesting weather heading your way this weekend and what is heading your way for the ride? >> and yes, i am. unfortunately, we're having trouble already this morning. so, it's getting better but an accident cleared out in the construction zone and we're starting to move now. they cleared that and still delays back to 116th street and then we take a look at the map and head to queens and we have an accident there and blocking two lanes on the northbound bqe at roosevelt avenue and that means -- means delays and we're doing fine there and everything on or close to schedule and metro north, long island railroad and new jersey transit buses will offer extra service for the saint patrick's day parade and alternate side
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swcho tt.swcho os . >> welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning. you're listening to madonna girl gone wild. fans ofman donna are not too -- of madonna are not too wild about her behavior. she started the show in brisbane more than two hours behind schedule. by the time it was over, the last train from the concert site had left, leaving people stranded. that is the latest erratic behavior from the pop star. earlier this week, she was seen on stage cursing and swigging liquor from a flask and railed against her ex-husband, with whom she's having a bitter custody dispute over their son rocco. and how about traffic and weather on the 2s, john. >> and we we have nice officials -- numbers for you and this morning, pretty quiet. partly cloudy and 46. the wins out of the east at 3 and drops return this afternoon. and upper 50s, mid-60s and
temperatures for the east end and 60 at bayshore and in the city and there is a chance of a shower and could see one the tail end of the parade and isolated thunderstorm can't be ruled out as well and there is a lest in the atmosphere and that extra heat, 65 with the storms and 64 today and we start to sense the champ on friday and closer to normal and that is as we wrap up the season and sunday still in play and could see nasty weather the second half of the weekend and that is not the first half of the drive and save you time with kyla. >> and we have an accident to tell you about and this is in queens. we have an accident blocking two lanes on the northbound bqe at roosevelt avenue and delays this morning and let's take a live look at the lincoln tunnel. and you can see here moving well and minor delays around the helix and moving well at the holland tunnel and george washington bridge. and alternate side parking is in, affect citywide.
center will be a sea of green in honor of saint patrick's day. the l.e.d. display is part of tourism ireland's seventh annual global gleaming -- and they can enjoy the hughes until mid-night and including the coliseum in rome. the christ the redeemer statue in riode jamarrow and trafalgar squawir in london. and giving a high-cardio, low impact workout having many people getting on board and there is a competitive component and cbs 2s marlie hall checks it out. >> reporter: ben hagan is a city row regular. >> the 34-year-old minnesota native said that rowing has become an essential part of his workout routine. >> you have spin and cardiovascular yoga. the perfectcom bow of strength and cardiois rowing. >> reporter: ben's not alone. the teacher sometimes has to turn students away. >> i need harder pushes.
>> reporter: she said the intense high-cardio workout uses 85% of a person's muscles and is still easy on the body. >> and it's a total body workout that is low in impact and meaning you're not going to put a lot of strain on your joints and you're not jumping around. it's not hard on the body. >> reporter: water said inside provides resistance. most have to work on coordination at first. >> and there is some power. >> that was good. >> that was good. >> and that was hard. >> reporter: for fans like ben hagan, it's the new spinning. >> and i love the competitiveness in a classroom setting. notco. tition within others in the class but yourself. >> reporter: health experts say cardio and strength training are still one of the best ways to get and stay in shape. >> amazing. >> and you can bring your laundry and do it. >> aha. >> and spin cycle. >> sounds tough. >> for sure.
strengthens the upper back countering all of the time hunked over the computer and not paying attention in general. >> a great workout. >> and have you done it? >> yeah. >> a place here. >> i have done a few. >> and i like the idea. rowers have amazing backs. >> sure. >> and rowing and swimming. >> yes. >> and that is right. >> i want to do that. >> today's the day for that? >> and you can do some rowing outside and be rowing back inside later today. >> and swim -- . >> yeah. >> and we have the parade in town. we have a lot of root closures to tell you about and that is going to be up. -- fun. >> and time is now 5:56. still ahead, a historic day for new york city's saint patrick's day parade. >> and travelling in the five boroughs about to get easier. the new ferry service coming to a port near you j. and a go-too totreatment for millions of women. more and more men are going in for botox. we're going to talk to you about this firsthand.
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. coming up on 6:00, 46 degrees. thursday march 17th. happy saint patrick's day to you. will it rain on hour parade? we're tracking some showers but it will be mild today. we have that going for us. good morning. i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. weather and traffic on the 2s in a second. first, your morning news to go. >> nearly a million people are expected to line fifth avenue for the largest and oldest celebration of irish heritage in the united states. this year, saint patrick's day parade will be a historic one. a decades long ban lifted after much controversy. what is the change? we'll have the details in a live report. >> and going home -- and put him in the ambulance. >> and a scary scene at a subway station. a stabbing victim found on a train and rushed to the hospital where he later died. the search is on for his killer and that is the latest in a rash of violent crimes plaguing the city. >> and terrified me.
>> and eye school -- a school scare in jeans. a fifth grader was caught carrying a loaded gun in his backpack and where did it come from and how did the school respond coming up. >> and concern this morning for the health of the residents of new york city public housing. federal prosecutors are investigating elevated blood lead levels and we'll have the latest details on that investigation coming up. >> i think that it's a great idea and safes time with the subway and bus and driving. >> and forget the subway. people will have another way to get to work. a new ferry service. the first time in over 100 years that ferries will operate throughout the city. when does it begin and where will they dock? the answer is still ahead for you. >> and we're assuming the late, late show on cbs and right now, we're wondering if we would be able to come and shoot our entire show in your house tonight. is this something you would have -- . >> are you serious? >> no. >> i'm just kidding. >> is this funny?
no one saw this coming for the one-year anniversary of the late, late show and one group of friends said yes to the comedienne to turn their home into a stage for celebrity guests from wanda sykes and demi lovato. >> and what is he doing there? >> hey, jack hannah. . first, how about this traffic and weather on the 2s? i know you were interested in the details. >> and i'm interested to pull that off. >> and how do we pull it off? >> we have a lot of tables but not invading anyone's home but through the magic of appreciate it. we do. and this is a nice relationship. you're nice enough to turn on the tele and we're happy to join you this morning. by the way, the new, js, fantastic. -- the new pjs, fantastic. the numbers today, above normal and we're dealing with a
later this afternoon, could see isolated thunderstorm. the bummer is that could it be as we wrap up the parade. and be mindful that as you plan your journey in and you're going to have dinner or something in the city afterward, you hang out, you could need the umbrella after the parade as you head back home. and let's get you out of the door if you have to go. kyla's in for ale consider. >> and i love a parade. and we're going to have street closures around 10:00 a.m. in manhattan. for the saint patrick's day parade and let's get you through that. fifth avenue is going to be shut and that is between 42nd street and 86th street and they going to have madison avenue and closed between 63rd and 64th and from 78th street to 88th street and we'll have more on this parade route in a moment and -- moment and still only minor delays and all three hudson river crossings and looking good this morning. ality side parking is in affect
human trafficking along a long stretch of the avenue this morning. >> and two thousand marchers will take part. andrea grymes has more. good morning. >> reporter: top of the morning to you and it's a quiet parade route right now. that won't be the case in a few hours. you can see saint patrick's cathedral lit up as everyone gets ready to pay tribute to saint patrick. the bagpipes will play and irish eyes will be smiling up fifth avenue today for what is known as the world's oldest saint patrick's day parade. an enormous celebration of irish pride honoring the patron saint of ireland and archdiocese of new york. the former senator george mitchell who helped negotiate peace in northern earland is the grand marshal. earlier this month, the mayor
patrick's day parade. today, he's ending his two-year boycott of the fifth avenue festivities. >> i will wear a green tie. you have predicted accurately. >> reporter: he will parsety -- participate since the parade is full -- fully allowing gay groups to march under their own banners. >> and this is a powerful and moving moment. a moment that new yorkers should be satisfied with and why it shows what is great about new york city. >> reporter: others chose not to march saying if gay groups are allowed under their own banners, all odva keys groups should be as well, including pro-life organizations and for many, today is not a day of politics but for celebrating. in the iona college pipe band is one of more than 300 groups proud to join the festivities. a few members prayed in our cbs 2 studio last weekend. >> and we have people who are irish, not irish and it's just filled with bagpipes and kilts. this is a fun band and people
>> reporter: and a few things to keep in mind when it comes to alcohol today. new rules went into affect in manhattan for low level offenses and if you're caught with an open container of liquor or urinating in public, you may only get a summons for that and keep in mind, there is a drinking ban and alcohol ban today on nj transit, metro north and long island railroad trains. andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. and now to a developing story, rattled nerves after a man is fatally stabbed. >> and his attacker remains at large and janelle burrell has more. >> reporter: chris, the attack happened at 116th street and a ever that man was stabbed, he got on the train and rode it one stop here to the central park north subway station where he collapsed. this morning, police are still searching for the man responsible.
north subway station with at north subway station with at least one stab wound to the stomach area. by the time he got to saint luke's hospital, it was too late for doctors to save him. >> and i am shaking. >> and you everyone never know when it's going to happen. >> reporter: he was selling metro card swipes to the woman at 116th and help ox station and she changed her mind but police say the man grabbed a dollar from her, anyway, and allegedly punching her in the face. she came back with a male companion who pulled the knife and stabbed the 53-year-old once near the turn styles around 9 wednesday night. for whatever reason, the victim got on to a downtown 2 train collapsing and the attacker getting away. >> reporter: it's been happening a lot. >> reporter: statistics show a drop in violent crimes. >> and many people are wondering if that is an accurate picture. >> the nypd's statistics are quite clear that murders are down, that shootings are down. >> reporter: the mayor said resources and manpower will be the difference and seeing those numbers drop further. >> the bottom line here is that we're on the right path and then in the course of the year, we're going to add 2,000 more officers on patrol. i am convinced we're moving in the right direction. >> reporter: now, as for the most recent case here in harlem, the woman punched, police were able to detain her at the scene. at this point, it's not clear whether she is in custody. the police have not yet released a full description of the attacker in this case, but they're urging anyone with who may have go information to contact the nypd. reporting live this morning from harlem, janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and new this morning, surveillance video released of a suspect in a bronx restaurant burglary. the police say he crawled under a securitygate at kennedy fried chick own bedford park boulevard and broke in and that happened after 5:00 yesterday morning. he made off with $800 from the cash register.
jersey mother charged in a cold case murder of her young son is to resume in new brunswick. the 48-year-old michelle is charged with killing timmy witsley in 1991 and claimed he disappeared at a carnivale and changed her story saying he was abducted. the remains were found a year later in the creek. if convicted, she faces a possible 30-year prison sentence. and coming up, why many residents say the merger of two police precincts is doing more harm than good. >> and details that will change the way new yorkers commute around the city. >> and an amazing photo of a
. how about we get to traffic and weather on the 2s. >> and saint patrick's day, the numbers are nice and it's unsettled in the afternoon and again, you're going to be comfortable, as far as a march day and we look at temperatures in the 60s. and it's cool and cooler all morning. and out to orient point and montauk and waiting river and brookhaven and into the hamptons. got a nice greeting on facebook from ed. 46 in red hook and happy saint patrick's day to you and then as we head zoo the -- into the south, the cooler readings and, in fact, 43 here and dr. frankie.
may the road rise up to meet your socks. yes, i do have saint patrick's day socks that i will share later and i have the appropriate headware as well. unfortunately, as you learn later today, i can't wear green. it's impossible for me to wear green or i would disappear and in the city, we're looking at this and i don't know if the hat will stay or disappear and has the shine to it and it's not bad. and get ready, it's time for goofy hats and the scarfs. it's time for green fun because if you're coming to the parade, dress for the 60s and remember, as you wrap things up, you will be dodging some drops. numbers in the 40s for the most part except look at that, painting it 30 right now and cool for the east end of long island and you will see a spectacular sunrise. clouds filling in and then a shower and an impulse later today. the next low, that rides off of the range and the front range
nasty second half to the weekend. and so it's kind of an interesting busy period for the parade. 11:00, 57 and that is pretty good. i mean 57 feels pretty good and the skies will be nice. a few clouds. they will look like sham rocks and there is going to be more in the way of cloud cover by 2:00 p.m. and there is a 20% chance of a shower in the area and remember, it's going to roll in from the west again. as we wrap up this parade, the oldest in the world, there is a better chance of a shower or even a thunderstorm and that is the concern. like we saw yesterday, you get the brief heavy rain and the wind around the storm. leftover showers earlier tonight, 44 and then we start tomorrow quiet and we have showers mid-day 53 and that is cooler still and that low we talked about, models yesterday were all pushing it out to sea and they bringing it back in and so the concern is going to be cold enough air in place to see some snow on sunday and accumulating snow for parts of the area and we wrap it up and
typical of a march storm and that is in and out quickly. and may be you have to get out quickly and this is kyla to help. >> and keeping an eye on the roads this morning. we have a problem in cliffton, new jersey and that is where we on have an accident, blocking one lane on route 3 eastbound on bloomfield avenue and that means delays to the garden state parkway and everything is on or close to schedule today, you can see the nice green there and metro north and long island railroad and buses for extra services for those travelling into the city for the saint patrick's day parade. a reminder that alcohol is not alone on any train or bus and you can expect detours on manhattan bus routes near the parade and alternate side parking is in affect. it's not allowed. >> and thank you. the mayor said that a new citywide ferry service will launch next year. >> and steve largeford spoke with -- steve langford spoke with commuters.
price of a single subway fair starting in 2017, service to and from rockaway, south brooklyn, and astoria to wall street and east 34th street in manhattan. expanding the year after to and from the soundview section of the bronx and the lower east side. >> so many people in the community that i have named can look and see the jobs here in manhattan. they can see them far away, but they're hard to access on many levels. citywide ferry service will help to change that. >> reporter: here in bay ridge brooklyn, they're talking a four-stop ferry ride to wall street, taking about 48 minutes. staten island ferries will continue as is, existing east river ferry service as well at the new reduced subway fare rate. the expanded citywide service to be operated by hornblower, which will operate boats that carry at least 149 passengers each. >> and i think it will be fabulous. >> reporter: on a sunny day at
rim, it's tough to find anyone who doesn't like the news. >> i think it's a great idea. save a lot of time with the subway and save a lot of time with the bus and the driving. >> just the ability to be able to kind of get from bay ridge wherever you want to via ferry, i think it would attract a lot of people to the area, too. >> reporter: we believe that the citywide ferry service is going to compliment our efforts to create more affordable communities. sure beats the subway, as long as the weather is good and bay ridge brooklyn, steve langford, cbs 2 news. >> and the mayor said the new ferry service will create 155 new jobs. and nassau county residents are at odds with police saying a merger of precincts led to increasing crime. the merger in manhasset and williston park was meant to cut costs but some said it's bad for the area. the former precinct, residents
precincts dissolved. >> and we were told it was going to be a money-saving move and we have yet to see that in writing. >> burglaries are on the rise. you have heroin-related crimes that are on the rise. >> and this department's models are beyond reproach. crime is reduced since the precinct consolidation and anyone that said there is any impact on this is either misinformed or disingenuous. >> and there have been other precinct mergers in the county, which the commissioner said will stay that way because the budget can't support reopening them. and it's 6:18. and botox parties are not for women. what brotox parties are about and plus this. . >> and when we return, super man was in time square recently and no one noticed how actor henry cavill was hiding in plain sight.
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latest single, stone cold. she was a guest on the late, late show, which james gordon shot entirely from the inside of a random home and wait until you see when the guests played a game of hide and seek. that is coming up. >> and incredible. and a bolt of lightning hit one world trade center as a late winter thunderstorm rolled through the area. it's the tallest building in the city in the western hemisphere and 1776 feet high, making it an excellent lightning rod. >> and can much that photo. it was tough. >> and helped to button down and rapid fire. and 6 two. and time for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> is any what they're supposed to do. >> yup. >> and that does not want you. it wants the charge in the ground.
from astrophobia as many do, take some time to learn the science of it and you will realize with simple precautions you'll be safe. there is a possibility of a renegade thunderstorm later today or tonight and i don't think we will see the coverage or intensity we saw yesterday but the dynamic is there and mostly cloudy and 47 and the numbers are cooler for long island and above normal with showers later. the low to mid-60s and astrophobia is the fear of lightning. >> and that is beautiful. >> exactly. >> and we're going to have a busy day with the parade and being hit with troubles on the road. and cliffton, new jersey s blocking one lane on route 3 eastbound on bloomfield avenue and delays back to the garden state parkway and subway issues in brooklyn this morning and
running at fourth avenue. alternate side parking is in, affect citywide today. and back to you. >> thank you so much. and in sports, the knickings and ranger his -- knicks and rangers were blown out. >> the warriors win it 121-85 and here is o tight livingston. >> coming up, the devils host the -- and the islanders with the predators, rangers at the kings and nets in chicago. plus, the first full day of march madness. iona getting set for the 2:00 eastern matchup with iowa state and denver. the underdogs and the head coach said they could lose 364 as out of the year. all that matters is be better that one day, which is later today and last night, in, caa first four game, holy cross and southern tied at 52 and that is until robert champion has 55 seconds left and holy cross lost 19 games the season and found the winning formula and the first n doctor, aa win since 1953.
that is your cbs 2 sports update. and comedienne james gordon makes a house call. >> and actor henry cavill is famous for the role of superman in the movie. you would not know it from watching this video. where are the crowds? where are the fans? he posted this video on the instagram people. he goes unnoticed in busy time square and come on, people. batman versus superman and he's wearing a superman t-shirt. he makes a stop at starbucks and there is nothing there either andba the man versus superman on march 23rd. >> and that jacket, too. you can see the cape and leotard and all of that. that would have gone better for him. and to mark his one-year anniversary of the late late show, james gordon taped his
>> and that included a game of hide and seek. celebrities like colin far rel and demi lovato hit in closets and crawl spaces and wanda sykes hid in plane sight. >> ready or not, i'm coming. i don't know where the other rooms are [ laughter ] were you there the whole time? no way. >> the whole time. >> shut up. >> the whole time? >> you're joking. >> oh, my god. >> -- the entire house. >> that wanda sykes. and -- a few more guests showed up and more and more, and -- [ indiscernible] that included a stunt and playful as well. >> and not bad houseguests. >> they invited him in and that is wonderful and fun.
the news continues after this. . it's 6:30, 47 degrees on this thursday march 17th and happy saint patrick's day. mild weather. there is a chance of showers later and traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. the parade is a tradition that is 100 -- hundreds of years old. >> and andrea grymes has more from midtown. >> reporter: and a few new editions this year. the parade said this is the largest gathering of the irish pipe bands that starts at 11 this morning. the bagpipes will play and irish eyes will smile all the
known as the world's oldest saint patrick's day parade. an enormous celebration of irish pride and honoring the patron of ireland and george mitchell is the grand marshal. earlier this month, the mayor marched in the rockaway saint patrick's day parade. today, he's ending his two-year boycott of the fifth avenue festivities. >> and i will wear a green tie. >> reporter: he will participate since the parade is allowing fully gay groups to march under their own banners. >> and that is a powerful moment and move, moment. it shows what is in new york city. >> reporter: others chose not to life saying if gay groups are allowed under their own banners, all advocacy groups should be as well, including pro-life organizations and for
politics but celebrating instead the iona college pipe band is one of more than 300 groups proud to join the festivities. a few members played in our cbs 2 studio last weekend. >> and. >> reporter: if you're heading to the parade, it starts at 11:00 and there is an alcohol ban today on nc transit, lirr and metro north. andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and time for traffic and weather on the 2s. you have been warned. >> and this is the deal. in the event you're wearing -- a lot of this is serious and a lot of people wear the high- hats and visibility, be mineful of the people behind you and in the event of win, you have to secure it to your head and you may want to put something in there to make sure it stays in place and that is going to be breezy.
and that is some west win and 47. the numbers will be comfortable for the parade and dealing with a possibility of stronger winds around isolated showers and possibly a shower as we wrap up the parade and a thunderstorm tonight. the numbers, the pot of gold. 64 is the high and parade time. get ready to enjoy that and now, it's back to hair and makeup to fix my hairpiece. she looks fabulous. what is going on? >> and thank you. good morning, everybody. good morning, john. well, we're going to talk about the parade around 10 a.m. we'll see street closures in manhattan for the saint patrick's day parade. fifth avenue is shut between 42nd street and 86th street and madison avenue will be closed between 63rd and 64th and then again, from 78th street to 86th street and so, expect closures also on the side streets throughout the parade route today and let's now talk about an accident and this is a rough one, everybody. in cliffton, new jersey, we have an accident with an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes eastbound on bloomfield
the garden state parkway. alternate side parks is in affect citywise and if you're heading to the airport, everything is on or ---- schedule right now and back to you. rattled nerves in harlem after a man is fatally stabbed inside a subway station. >> and his attacker remains at large. janelle burrell joins us live from the scene. >> reporter: that man was stabbed at the 116th street and lennox subway station after he was attacked and police say he got on a train, rode it one stop here to central park north where he collapsed inside of that train. and moments later, medics were seen rushing him out of the subway station here and he later died at the hospital. he was selling swipes and rides from his metro card to a woman and they had an argument, the man allegedly punching her in the face.
companion who pulled a knife and stabbed the 53-year-old to death. the attacker getting away and that left many residents here in this harlem community feeling uneasy. >> and i am shaking. >> you never know when it can happen. it can be anyone. >> reporter: the police have not released a full description of that suspect. the mayor said overall in the city, some violent crimes including murders and shootings are down and that the nypd is putting 2,000 additional police officers on patrol and is the will here this morning, fear among people here in harlem hoping that this attacker will be caught. janelle burrell, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and happening today, voluntary blood testing begins for newark public school students to check for lead poisoning. elevated levels of lead were found in the drinking water and water lane shut off and testing will begin with the youngest
they're most vulnerable to lead and is known to severely affect a child's development. and federal prosecutors are investigating elevated blood levels in residents of new york city public housing, according to court documents involving a probe into environmental health and safety conditions and more than 400,000 people live in the complexes. a city spokesman said the health department is cooperating with the investigation. and a queen's grandfather is facing charges after the grandson brought a loaded gun to school. he brought it to ps-40 in jamay bea in his backpack on tuesday. he said he got the gun from underneath the grandfather's bed inside their home and knows how to load and unload it. other students alerted the safety school officer who was able to retrieve the gun and report the incident to police. >> you drop the schools off and go to w thinking they're in a
i have my little girl that goes here. >> and still unclear why the school. the grandfather is charged with dangerous weapon, endangering wreckless endangerment. a man has been arrested again of the the 19-year-old corey glow was arrested tuesday night after he was caught in a speeding car with an illegal knife inside. the arrest may affect his reduced sentence for killing five of his teenage classmates in 2049. one victim's mother said he deserves more than a slap on the wrist. >> and to think your child's life was worth 24 days in jail and that is an injustice and a crime against the families. >> reporter: the attorney said his client never had possession of the knife. the judge could impose a sentence of up to 15 years in prison for each of the five people killed. frank sinatra jr. died of a
>> and did it my way. >> reporter: the new -- . >> he was born in jersey city and followed his famous father into the music industry and the elder sinatra died in 1998, and sinatra jr. began performing his father's songs. in 1963, when he was 19. he was kidnapped and held for two days. his family paid the ran some and the kidnappers were quickly caught. frank sinatra jr. was 72 years old. and time now is 6:38. coming up, fortune or a family of a baseball player forfeits a multimillion contract for his son. >> and how an suv with three people inside landed on top of that car. >> and up in flames, a new jersey diaper destroyed and a mother charged in the suspicious crime. >> a popular medical procedure for women and now there is a
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. welcome back on this saint patrick's day to cbs 2 news this morning, a little bit before 6:42 and 47 degrees out there. first, we have breaking news. an accident in the bronx. and jim smith is in chopper 2 over the scene. jim? >> and we are over -- an exit toward orchard beach road and there are two vehicles involved in the accident and we know of at least one injury believed to be minor injuries and there were additional reports the accident may have involved a school vehicle but we don't see buses on the scene and appears
again, one lane open -- . >> all right, jim, thank you so much and we'll get back to that report in a couple of minutes. >> and this is not your run-of- the-mill car crash. an suv ran a red light and went airborn landing on ton of that car. three people in the suv went to the hospital and are expected to survive. the car owner got a wakeup call from police telling her what happened. >> and they said you want will -- you will want to come down and see this. the other car was slick and balancing on top of my car. >> and police are still figuring out charges in this accident. >> and -- . >> yeah. >> and physics. >> staying there. >> and that is a wakeup call, right? >> and today and tonight might be a passing shower and you need speed and wet roadways and let's not do that. >> right.
and make sure you're mindful of that and playing safe and spart and we're going to see spring- like weather today and winter- like weather as we roll into spring and don't you hate irony? and mostly cloudy and 47. the winds out of the west at 6 and the numbers around the area not too bad. the cool spot again, the east end. the eastern suffolk twin forks dealing with that and that is why you're cooler than this time yesterday. two cooler than in the city. yesterday, we hit 65 and go for 64 tuesday and sum is up at 7:03 and sets at 7:05. a mix of sun and clouds and we say so long. a mere three days away and watch what happens. you're nice and quiet now. an impulse of energy bringing in that chance of a shower this afternoon. and let's furn on the future cast and there is not a lot of activity and we have the passing showers with an imbedded thunderstorm and overnight tonight, quiet before
getaway and we wait and watch for the possibility of some snow. models now hinting at the low and hugging the coast. sunday, we see the potential of accumulating snow and then we wrap it up early on monday and bear that in mind as you make the weekend plans -- plans. >> and you know, it's a party day, a great day for using mass transit and everything is on or close to schedule and metro north long island railroad and new jersey transit buses will offer extra service for the saint patrick's day parade and a reminder, alcohol is not allowed, folks o anytran or bus and you can expect detours on manhattan buses or parades and in cliffton, new jersey -- blocks two lanes on route 3, eastbound at bloomfield avenue and that means delays are back
to route 46 and alternate side parking is in affect citywide. back to you. >> thank you. and the co-owner of the new jersey diner is facing charges in connection to a fire that destroyed a restaurant last week and 48-year-old tina dikos is charged with witness tampering. the mother of three appeared in new brunswick yesterday. the diaper went up in flames on march 8th and deemed suspicious. and cbs 2 learned surveillance video -- driving up to the diner and that was closed at the time. the investigation is ongoing. and botox is a proven wrinkle eraser, a go-to treatment for millions for years. >> and those days, more men aranting -- wanting for the injections and many are inviting their friends to join them for a brotox party. >> and -- yeah. >> reporter: and this is marching into the office of a plastic surgeon for the all-
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driven by the social media to a larger percent and 20% increase last year versus the previous year of injectables, like botox. >> dr. lauren said more than 6 million people had the minimally invasive procedure last year. about 10% of them men. >> and they have become much more open and everyone is talking about it. >> and even with a growing trend of bro tox parties, dr. lawrence said that certain rules still apply. >> and we take it seriously what i do here, even though we accept brotox parties, we don't serve alcohol. >> reporter: so, the party relocates after they're all done. >> after a botox party, we go out for drinks and i feel like we feel fresh, good and rejuvenated and we want to party. >> and i think i will stick to giant games. a pro baseball player calls it a career but it's why adam laroche said he's retiring that has people talking this
chicago white sox said the team's president told him he needed to limit the amount of time his 49-year-old son was allowed to spend in the clubhouse with the team and cites that as a many reason -- main reason from walking away from a $13 million guaranteed contract this season. he struggled offensively last year and dealt with health issues, but he had 13 million guaranteed coming to him and walking away. still ahead, shopping carts lining an entire city block. an update on the homeless woman as the city tries to clean up. >> and a major transformation taking place. >> is come otis livingston has the morning sports update. >> good morning, holy cross won the first four games to advance to friday's ncaa action. coming up, the first fume day -- full day of march madness. the devils host the wild tonight. island visit the predators,
nets will play the bulls. . an update on the homeless woman who has been pushing a caravan of parts -- carts in hell's kitchen. she got aggressive when cbs 2s ilana gold tracked her down on 11th avenue yesterday. last week, the police confiscated 20 of her shopping and laundry carts filled with all kinds of items. yesterday, she was hauling things around again. >> and within the course of two or three days, regained two or
the hardest working homeless woman in new york city. >> and city crews took her belongs yesterday. her carts and collectibles were generating complaints for years. the mayor's office is trying to help her with mental health and housing since 2009 but she refuses. >> and good morning, john. >> and we have a pretty sky out there and a mix of sun and clouds to start. 48 and let's get going, kids. generally a quiet start and few reports of fog out there and watch out for that. and won't need the umbrella until this afternoon. a possibility of a thunderstorm and one last mild day about ever cooling down for the weekend and warm up the cars and hit the road. >> and that is about the saint patrick's day parade. around 10:00 a.m., we will see street closures in manhattan for the parade. 5th avenue shut between 42nd and 86th street and madison
and 64th and then again from 78th street to 86th street. we have an accident to tell but this morning in cliffton, new jersey and an accident with an overturned vehicle blocking two lanes on route 3 and that is eastbound at bloomfield avenue and that means delays back to the garden state parkway and alternate side parking is in affect citywide. over to you. >> thank you. and according to the national travel safety board, saint patrick's day is one of the deadliest holidays of the year. alcohol-related crashes gamed a -- claimed a life every 46 minutes, why nassau county lawmakersed up with mothers against drunk driving and local businesses to announce a complimentary car service available today and they want to make sure everyone makes it home. and the ncaa tournament making it in brooklyn and games will be played on friday and sunday, the highest seed in the region, two-seed villanova
and check in with gail king and charlie rose with a preview. good morning. >> and wer talking about travel. >> yes, travel. >> and we talked with the democratic senator from massachusetts elizabeth warren and republican senator jeff flake about supreme court nominee merrick garland. >> and the sea world ceo is here today in studio 57 and the president of the humane society. they have a major announcement on changes to the killer whale program and how safe is your tap water? the surprising results of the usa today network investigation of the u.s. water systems. >> and get this, birds used to help fight london's pollution problems and a closer look at the pigeon air patrol. >> oh? >> >> yeah. and all of that and more. the news is back in the morning and we'll see with you in a few minutes. >> yes, it is and you will. see you at 7. >> and -- hey. >> inch reading my mind and
>> what you need to know next. . here's what you need to know before you go. the hunt is on the run this morning for a suspect who fatally stabbed a man in harlem. the medics rushed the 53-year- old man out of the central park north 110th street station last night. he was pronounced dead at september luke's hospital. the police have not released a description of the suspect. and voluntary blood testing begins for newark public school students to check for blood poisoning. elevated levels were found in the drinking water in 30 schools and starting in two schools with the youngest children. the most vulnerable to lead. >> and around 200,000 marchers and two million spectators will take part in this year's saint patrick's day parade that kicks off at 11th -- 11 this morning and to 79th. includes more gay groups and one that long protested the e construction policy and brought back participation of the mayor. and lots of street closures to talk about. let's go to kyla. >> and absolutely.
beginning around 10:00 a.m., we'll see street closures in manhattan for the saint patrick's day parade. fifth avenue will be shut between 42nd street and 86th street and we head to madison avenue and that will be closed between 63rd and 84th. again, from 78 -- 64th and from 78th to 86th. alternate side parking is in, affect citywide, john. >> and thank you, hi, everybody. we're seeing mild numbers for saint patrick's day but it will be unsettled. even a chance of a shower in the forecast this afternoon. even as we wrap up the parade and could see some green drops. get it? that is saint patrick's day. >> and overnight tonight on the storm, 53 for your friday and cooler. yes. that is the trend into the weekend. brisk on saturday and bright and on sunday, watching the potential for coastal low that could bring snow. >> and wow, okay, john, thanks. >> another check of news and weather in 25 minutes. >> it you for watching. i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge.
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