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there may be light snow flurry activity for an hour or two that could push into the city early on. maybe a few flurries or snow showers early. temperatures above the freezing mark to the mid and upper 30s by noon. maybe a few breaks of sunshine by that point. let's talk commute with lauren. >> thanks, chris. good morning. as you can see, nice and green. not even any yellow on the maps really. things moving along nicely for the morning commute. we have roadwork at the queens midtown tunnel. the overnight roadwork should wrap up in 30 minutes. the south tube is closed. north tube taking on two-way traffic. another crossing, the george washington bridge, things are moving along nicely into both levels. the lower level, reminder, you need your e-zpass until 6:00 a.m. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> thanks, lauren. 5 a.m. now. breaking news on long island. gunfire.
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connick avenue and -- kat, what are police saying. >> reporter: a huge police presence here, darlene. this is one of two crime scenes that suffolk police are working on. as you mentioned, this is route 112 by jamaica avenue. there are police officers around that gas station that you see there. several police officers down the street as well. it is believed and we want to show you this video that this started with police officers pulling over a driver here on route 112. someone took off and shots were fired. it is unsure if a civilian fired the shots or a police officer. but two people have been taken to area hospitals. we're waiting to find out who the two people are. if it's a police officer or a civilian. there's also a police scene in middle island where police may have taken into custody people involved in what happened here in medford. about a half mile stretch of this area, route 112 by jamaica avenue is shut down as police investigate what happened. >> katherine creag, thank you.
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a search under way for the hit and run driver who killed a teenager early this morning. police say a dark van hit a 16-year-old at francis lewis boulevard and sunrise highway just after midnight. the car never stopped. the teen rushed to the hospital in critical condition. we just got word a short while ago she did not survive. her name has not been released. happening today, jury deliberations resume in the case of an nypd officer who shot and killed an unarmed man. peter liang is charged with manslaughter in the 2014 shooting death of akai gurley. the defense claims the shooting was accidental while prosecutors contend liang acted recklessly. if convicted. liang could face up to 15 years in prison. starting next month, detective squads in each of the nypd's eight patrol boroughs will be under the command of a new detective chief. this change aiming to consolidate the department's resources while it targets gangs and violent teens.
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that gangs and teens were involved in more than half of all the shootings in the city last year. new this morning, we're getting a look at some coastal flooding on long island. water is rising on the roads and in yards in babylon. there are roadblocks set up on some streets there. it's a similar situation in sayville. officials say flooding there has made some street impassable. this morning, already some new jersey commuters -- due to flooding. >> there's a mess out there. it's been a mess for a couple of days. unfortunately, it's going to be cold. >> this morning, not so bad. that's toward the end of the week. the coastal flooding, one more round. not as bad as recent tide. this cycle this morning could lead to some coastal flooding again. spotty early flurries. light snow. it should dry out in the midday hours allowing for a break or
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not better in some parts of the area. next high tide cycle until midday could lead to minor coastal flooding. live radar scan, scattered snow showers and flurries. eastern sections of suffolk county to fairfield county, connecticut. we zoom in here closer. again, really the eastern half of suffolk from riverhead through the hamptons. south hold area. maybe a touch of light snow. east of stamford along 95. then you go further west, a little bit of light snow into warren county and hunter don county. it won't amount to very much. mostly cloudy, above the freezing mark in the city. i think we stay above freezing the bulk of the day today. upper 30s should to it. more than a few flurries early and few breaks in the afternoon cloud cover. let's get over to lauren lauren and see if there are problems this morning. >> no real problems. nice morning commute so far. no unplanned detours out there on the buses.
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everything looks good. seastreak has a couple of service changes in effect today. major commuter lines and subways all running on the regular routes and schedules as well. alternate side of the street parking parking is -- the results of the first primary vote. in new hampshire, the polls are correct at the top. bernie sanders easily defeated hillary clinton. donald trump won as expected. in a surprise, john kasich came in second, then ted cruz. we have team coverage tracie strahan is in harlem where bernie sanders will be. but michael gargiulo is in manchester, new hampshire with the fallout there. >> reporter: there's a lot of fallout in manchester, new hampshire. the big question debated as i was traveling around manchester and nearby new hampshire
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are people coming out to see donald trump because he's a celebrity or because they agree with his political views. the latter seems to be the case. trump won decisively. the exit poll showing he had support from a candidate who wanted to tell it like it is. they agreed with his stance on immigration, even some did his call for ban on muslims traveling to the united states. it was a different appeal from the second mace finisher. ohio governor john kasich. >> we don't wip with anything. we are going to start winning again. we're going to win so much, you're going to be so happy, we're going to make america so great again. maybe greater than ever before. >> we labored in obscurity for months. then i knew we would at some point walk out of the wood and there would be the bright sunlight sunlight. >> the casualty of the night,
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chris christie. despite his much publicized takedown of marco rubio in saturday night's debate, he fipp finished sixth. he's going back home to new jersey to reassess his campaign. >> that message was heard by a lot of folks. it was stood for by a lot of folks here in new hampshire. just not enough. not enough tonight. that's okay. >> darlene, this was a tough blow to governor christie. he invested here. he did over 70 town hall meetings and the way he engaged people. he hoped he had turned the corner and hoped for a finish at least in the pack with rubio, cruz and jeb bush. that didn't happen. so now the tough decisions have to be made. do they go on to south carolina or does it end here? no decision yet, but they're looking at their chances right now. >> michael, looking on to south
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move forward. south carolina moving into the south, it's a different state in so many ways, lots of veterans there. diverse in other ways than new hampshire and iowa. what are the thoughts in terms of whether or not they may change their approach or stay on course? >> reporter: right. darlene, talk about it so many times. each one of the early states is different. iowa is a rural state, here in new hampshire a different kind of state and such a small, compact place. people get to meet the candidate. south carolina, as you point out, a more diverse state. a larger population of veterans and different appeal. more conservative appeal. that may be the waisome of the moderate candidates change their position. governor christie among them. maybe he's thinking about how he would tip to make an appeal in south carolina or whether he goes on at all. we'll talk more about him throughout the morning. a lot going on. >> michael, great having you
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we'll talk to you again soon. thank you. meanwhile, bernie sanders celebrating his primary victory in harr lem. tracie strahan is in harlem with that. tracie? >> reporter: kerry, he's going to be breaking bread with the ref and al sharpton here in a few hours. despite that win in new hampshire, today's breakfast meeting under scores a new set of chal epgs for the democratic front-runner. big win in new hampshire last night. the vermont senator projected to have won by double digit over hillary clinton. in that victory speech, he cited high voter turnout and promised to harness the energy nationwide to succeed in november. hillary clinton, vowed to keep fiting as well despite taking her lumps. >> together we have sent the message that will echo from wall street to washington, from maine
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>> i know i've had a blessed life. but i also know what it's like to stumble and fall. and so many people across america know that feeling. we've learned, it's not whether you're knocked down that matters. it's whether you get back up. >> reporter: clinton's camp is highlighting her support among african-american and louisiana atino voters. that's why he's coming here to harlem today. this is the place where al sharpton met with barack obama during his 2008 campaign. we were here for that. a lot of expected to be peeking through the window of the diep ning room to see what's going on and he'll be looking to see whether he has their support. >> a lot of anticipation, tracie. our coverage of the primary continuing online. for more reaction from the candidate, head to nbcnewyork.com or download the news 4 app. 5:10 right now.
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of sexually assaulting a woman in the bronx it behind bars. this is video obtained by news 4. brandon gonzalez followed the woman last week. as soon as they step off camera, gonzalez exposed himself and forced the woman to touch him. he's charged with public lewdness and sex abuse. police identified the man in this surveillance video. 32-year-old gregory anderson is wanted in an attack that happened over the weekend on the upper east side. police say he grabbed a woman on east 94th street, robbed and then sexual hi ly assaulted her. anyone with information should call crimestoppers. straight ahead this morning, why you may receive n unexpected letter from the irs. a supermarket surprise. where shoppers in connecticut are looking up while walking around one store. >> i see why. we're tracking flurries this morning. a major temperature drop on the way. you're watching "today in
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it's 5:14. breaking news in queens. the search is on for a hit and
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straight ahead, we'll go back to michael gargiulo who is live in new hampshire. more than a million lamps sold at ikea are being recalled. they are the high buy kreel lamps. >> a recall related to the defective airbags made by takata. recalling more than 700,000 vehicles. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. we're dealing with a chilly morning. not brutally cold. not that will be the case through the morning hours. not amounting to very much. could create a couple of slippery spots. that's about it. most of the roads stayed damp. it clears out towards the end of the week. it gets sharply colder, arctic blast headed our way in time for the weekend. no big storms with it. temperatures probably the coldest we've seen in quite some time. certainly for this winter. a coastal flood advisory in effect through the late morning and early afternoon hours.
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facing shorelines, long island and long island sound, we could see tides of a foot, foot and a half to 2 feet fof above norp mal. mine nor flooding a threat on this cycle. 32 staten island. 34 sheepshead bay. the boroughs between 30 and 35. doesn't change that much once you get outside of the city. either close to 30 from sussex. poughkeepsie where it's 31. there. keeping you colder. the one batch of snow from maryland to delaware. the northern edge of it is moving into west central portions of new jersey. light snow and snow showers expected there. across long island, this area is whisking quick hi toly to the east. we'll have flurries from time to time then. a few morning flakes around. could vary in terms of how many flakes you see. they won't amount to very much. the high temperatures close to 40 in the city at 39 degrees. cloud linger tonight. could be a stray snow flurry or
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the cold weather starts to push in tomorrow in installments. first one comes tomorrow, colder than today. a high of only 31. a gusty breeze out of the northwest. can't rule out a stray snow flurry. upper 20s by the time we get to friday. the arctic air comes in. a few showers friday night into saturday. saturday's temperature only in the low 20s. yopg we get out of the teens. sunday, single digits. windchills as low as 15 to 20 below zero. that's even in the city. dangerous cold. 39 today. maybe a few breaks in the cloud cover. tomorrow and friday, upper 20s, low 30s. upper teens on sunday. then a quick warmup by tuesday. may end up with rain. high in the 40s. let's check on the commute this morning. treating us well, lauren? >> it is pea
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let ep joy that this morning. the grand central parkway by laguardia airport, things are moving nicely here. the cross bronx expressway. that's where you see the headlights, things are moving fine eastbound and westbound. heading over to the long island expressway in queens, out by the grand central parkway. you have roadwork eastbound. you can see it on the exit ramp there to the van wyck expressway. westbound, traffic is picking up. but still moving along for the most part. alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended today. the next weather and traffic update on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. in today's money report. you may get a warning letter from the irs. but it's not what you think. tax man will warn hundreds of thousands of merps that they are the victims of cyber thieves. turns out the irs caught hackers trying to steal refund much the hackers breached it system but they were stopped.
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also a scene on an alaska airlines plane. >> terry. >> travelers breaking out in applause as police remove an unruly passenger from their plane. this is from boston to san diego but it was diverted to denver by what alaska air is calling a customer service issue. the man was drunk and disruptive. no word on nip charges. police inening lapped want to find a stranger who stepped in to help during a police chase. the man stuck his foot out to friendship a suspected drug dealer in kingston. the police department posted a video of this and hope their unidentified helper comes forward so they can personally thank him. an early bird at a connecticut supermarket forced to leave the store. that early bird was a red tailed hawk. some believe it entered a stop and shop at east hampton through a loading dock on sunday. it was perched in the rafters
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had no idea it was there. two falconers were called in and they removed the bird overnight. bruce springsteen was blamed for them being late to school. they didn't get home from the concert until 12:30 a.m. tuesday morning. let them sleep in and sent this note to school with them. one of the girl's teachers also went to the concert. >> sometimes other things are learning experiences as well, right? >> of course. >> you didn't get a chance to read all of it, go online and read the verbatim of the letter. it's cute. it is 5:20 right now. just ahead, the broadway show, it's a couple of years away. we can guarantee it will be a hit. the newest attraction in times square in time for val dines tiens day.
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welcome back. it's 5:23. wednesday morning. 33 degrees out. love is in the square. just in time for valentine's day day. a cluster of ten-foot high golden hearts on times square between 46th and 47th streets. the artwork is called heart of hearts. the hearts are mirrored to reflect the lights and energy of times square. they also create a kissing booth-like setup. perfect for the romantic photo-op. there's nothing more romantic
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>> kissing in times square more so, right? >> it's a little dicey, don't you think. could be a little weird. disney being frozen to broadway. elsa, anna and olaf taking the stage. the popular movie will transition to the live stage in spring of 2018. the frozen musical will join disney hits aladdin and the lion king. >> oh, my gosh. >> that's incredible. >> i see records in the future. never saw frozen by the way. >> i haven't either. >> i've only seen large parts of it. >> i've seen it about 15 times. >> i find it depressing. i'm sorry. i'll say it right now. fabulous movie but it's sad. >> darlene rodriguez. you want to accepted the letters to her. >> she had issues. >> talk amongst yourselves. i have to do weather.
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>> are we still on? i was just wondering. upper 30s today. a few snow flurries around. we're not going to talk for 20 years, right, darlene? >> snow showers early. breaks in the clouds. maybe a flurry passing through. low temperature in the 20s. you want cold? you talk about frozen, look at this weekend. 21 for a high on saturday. lows in the single numbers near zero and only back to the teens on sunday. even with sunshine. this is going to be really cold stuff coming our way for the weekend. >> oh, boy. chris, thank you. hi guys. all good news for the commute so far. do have bus detours to add. it's just two bus lines. nj transit 196 and 197. otherwise, everything operating on the regular route and schedule. unless it was a planned detour. the connecticut commuters out there, this is what it looks like in west port on the connecticut turnpike. things moving nicely but the road are glistening. definitely take it slowly.
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to work today. more hopefully good news on the commute in a few minutes. >> thank you. it's 5:25. quick action in kweeps queens when a woman falls lieu thin ice. i'm katherine creag live in medford on long island. there's a large police scene. officers tried to pull over a driver. before he knew it, there was gunfire. we'll have the latest on the breaking story coming up. take us with you if you're headed out the door. download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now.
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breaking news this morning. a teenage girl killed in a hit and run. what police are saying. >> reporter: i'm michael gargiulo in new hampshire. what chris christie is doing after a disappointing finish in new hampshire. that story coming up in a live report. an nypd shakeup. the reason behind some changes. "today in new york" starts now. good morning efrp. it's wednesday morning. it's february 10th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm kerry barrett. we'll check back in with michael in new hampshire in a moment. chris cimino is here with
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>> good morning, ladies. looking okay this morning. no major snow but some snow activity. 35 in jersey city. 33 murray hill. across eastern long island, some 20s. you have more snow on the ground there too. upper 20s interior sections of connecticut. elsewhere, everybody flirting with that freezing mark. live radar doesn't show much going on in the city. flurries here, nothing heavy at all. this is pretty light stuff. it's pulling out of connecticut as well. further west, a few more snow showers. the southern end of warren county, this area here. nothing terribly heavy. they're tripping off to the east. a little bit of flurry or snow shower activity can't be ruled out. won't amount to much. low 30s in the city. a few breaks in the cloud cover by noon. forecasting a high, not bad, 39 degrees. the rest of the forecast coming up shortly. right now here's lauren scala.
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>> they're moving nicely in most of the area. some delays westbound upon the bqe. this is as you make your way over the l.i.e. in the kosciuszko bridge area. just a slow ride here. might be roadwork there. no reports of any accidents. if you are getting on the garden state parkway or the turnpike, there's a 50 mile per hour speed restriction there. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thanks, lauren. 35:31 now. there's breaking news on long island. a police investigation in medford. a short section of the road is closed. katherine creag is there and speaking with police. good morning, kat. >> reporter: darlene, good morning. in the last several minutes, police officers moved their cars over here. as you mentioned, this is the side street of jamaica avenue. the main road is route 112. on jamaica avenue, some officers are shining flashlights on the ground presumably looking for evidence. this is a large police scene.
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blocking off a half mile stretch of route 112. it's believed to have started with police pulling over a morning. someone took off and shots were fired. it's unsure if a civilian fired the shots or a police officer. two people have been taken to injuries. we're waiting to find out who the two people are. there's also a second police scene in middle island in a residential neighborhood where police may have taken into custody some people who were involved in what happened at the scene in medford. this happened after 1:00 this morning. more than four hours later, darlene, police officers are here looking for evidence trying to piece together what happened back to you. >> katherine creag, thank you. also breaking news in queens. the search for a hit and run driver who killed a teenager. the 16-year-old was crossing the street just after midnight. a dark van hit her and kept going. police have not identified the victim. also in queens, a woman
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hospital this morning. investigators say that the woman fell through the ice at forest park. this was last night. firefighters pulled her from the frigid water. she was rushed to jamaica hospital in serious but stable condition. the incident is under investigation. happening today, the royal caribbean cruise ship that was hit by giant waves, is expected to head back to bayonne, new jersey. four people were injured when rough seas forced them to turn the ship around. passengers are getting full refund and discounts on their next trip: ntsb may investigate the decision for them to sail toward the storm. new this morning, already we're seeing coastal flooding on long island. water rising on the roads and in the yards in babylon. there are roadblocks that are already set up on some of the streets there. it's a similar situation in sayville. officials say flooding there has made some of their streets impassable. also a live look for you at hoboken where commuters are being forewarned.
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commuters being told that some of the station entrances in hoboken may be closed because of the flooding. how long we're not sure. we're looking into that. >> all right. almost 5:34. check on weather and traffic on the 4s. we're watching that coastal flooding. we have a little bit of light snow in areas, chris. >> kind of a potpourri of what's going on. the coastal flooding probably most significant one. then really gets going by 8:30 or 9:00 in the morning in most areas. could last until midday. spotty flurries out there. spotty snow showers. things will dry out for the midday hours and i think we got breaks of sunshine too. that should allow temperatures to get close to 40. we are watching the morning coastal flooding. we'll keep you posted on that. mostly cloudy, 33 degrees with a cloudy sky in the city. no snow falling here. a few snow showers to the east and a few to the west. we're in between. watch out for flurries early on in the day and a high temperature this afternoon of 39 degrees. what do we have to look out for on the road?
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>> it's a quiet commute. but if you are getting on the buses, nj transit bus routes, 19 of and 197 not operating on skyline drive because of road conditions. we have service changes is c seastreak commuters. i just sounded like i was from long island because i am. subways on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules suspended but meter rules apply. more weather and traffic on the 4s. heroin lauren, thank you. several candidate taking stock of their campaigns following the new hampshire primary. bernie sanders cruised to victory beating hillary clinton. on the republican side, donald trump won easily. after that, things got interesting. john kasich finished second with ted cruz third. several candidate face some soul searching, including governor chris christie. we do have team kofrm this morning.
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where bernie sanders will be this morning. we begin with michael gargiulo in manchester, new hampshire. michael, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, darlene. it's a beautiful 22 degrees outside even though we're here in the nbc news complex. it's a beautiful day in new hampshire. the big story here is not just that donald trump won big. it's that the gop field reset once again. trump's win, it was decisive. got more than twice the number of vote. the closest competitor. he celebrated. looking forward to the next contest. >> thank you, new hampshire. thank you. we are going now to south carolina. we're going to win in south carolina. i love you all. thank you very much. >> reporter: it was ohio governor john kasich who took second. ted cruz found himself in a fight for third with jeb bush
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>> we put washington on the run. and tonight's outcome is a victory for we the people. >> our disappointment tonight is not on you. it's on me. it's on me. i did not do well on saturday night, so listen to this. that will never happen again. >> reporter: darlene, that's a pretty stark admission from marco rubio. he's referring, of course, to that saturday night encounter with governor chris christie. many analysts feeling that chris christie got the better of him and it stopped the momentum that rubio had coming in from a spraysing third place finish in iowa. it appears now as it's gone on, did rubio's repair tour work. it appears it did not. governor christie, different story. he says they're going back to new jersey, he and his wife and reconsider. look at their campaign and see what their chances are. this is a major story. chris christie invested a lot of
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he did more than 70 town hall meetings, he really had hope for a better outcome. darlene, that did not happen. >> no, it certainly didn't. we'll hear and see his decision. before you go, wanted to talk about voter turnout in new hampshire. very high. one town extended their hours and they were allowed to do so. the candidate that benefit from this, are they the nontraditional candidate. is this why people are thinking that donald trump and bernie sanders did so well? >> reporter: exactly right. for different reasons. they feel that young people voting for the first time came out for bernie sanders. disaffected voters may have come out big for donald trump. i was watching television last night. live news coverage, they had traffic helicopters over the sites where it was taking 40 minutes for the cars to get to the polling sites. forget the people trying to vote. secretary of state of new hampshire says it could be
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hampshire. we'll talk to you throughout the morning. fresh off of his victory, bernie sanders heading to new york for breakfast. tracie strahan is in harlem with that. tracie? >> reporter: kerry, it's unclear what's on the menu. but it's clear that bernie sanders will have a lot on his plate when he meets with the reverend al sharpton here atville via's restaurant. he's stepping into an area territory. he's courting a new crop of voters. in his victory speech, bernie sanders cited high voter turnout as the reason for his victory. he promised to harness all of the energy that he was feeling to go nationwide to succeed all the way to the white house. hillary clinton, however, in conceding defeat, vowed to keep on going. >> what happened here in new hampshire in terms of an enthusiastic and aroused
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in large numbers, that is what will happen all over this country. >> now we take this campaign to the entire country. we're going to fight for every vote in every state. >> reporter: hillary clinton's campaign is already saying that she's expected to do better in states with higher minority populations like south carolina and nevada. sanders, however, will be huddling with the reverend al sharpton, the same way barack obama did in 2008 during his run for the white house. this is just the start of a very busy day for the now democratic front-runner, kerry. going to appear p a couple of day. some see it as a sort of victory lap around new york, a place where he will serm need. >> tracie, thank you. our coverage of the primary continuing online. for more reaction, head to nbcnewyork.com or download the news 4 app. 5:40 right now. new troubles for costume
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a mini mouse, cookie monster and olaf from frozen, were arrested for harassing a tourist for money. the characters were follow a man, blocking his path and demanding money after taking a photo with him. city hall and police have been cracking down on the costume characters after several fights and several complaints. president obama having to wait before his new -- the supreme court yesterday put that clean power plant, his clean power plant on hold. the justices say that legal challenges to that plan have to first play out in court. the president ordered the epa to cut greenhouse gases but several states argue the epa is overstepping its authority. a high tech roadblock investigating the san bernardino terror massacre. james comey made the stunning admission to congress yesterday, he says his agents cannot unlock the suspected killers' cell phone. comey says the password
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crack sfwliefrnlt police crack. police looking for a burglar who slipped in through a ceiling in a look or store. he made off were about $10,000 in cash and damaged several bottles of alcohol. determined. not the best entrance. >> no, not at all. >> or exit. it's 5:41. still ahead, a steamy situation in lower manhattan causes a scare for of the second night in a row. plus, can you spot them? very small weapons seized at a local airport. weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new
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time for weather and traffic together. a few snow flurries. some to the east of the city. some to the west of the city. it's pretty dry, actually and not that cold. temperatures in the low 30s. just above the freezing mark. the flag is to not whipping around that much. the wind not especially strong. it will pick up later on tonight. a west wind. snow showers and flurries through the morning hours. scattered around the area. it's going to clear out towards late week. but it will turn brutally cold
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an arctic blast: the coldest air in quite some time around here. we're talking 0 to 5 above actual numbers and windchills as cold as 20 below. coastal flooding a concern going into noon, 1:00 across long island sound as late as 3:00 actually. tides of 1 to 2 feet above normal above the high tide cycle. not as bad as the last few cycles the last couple of days but minor flooding possible. the snow pack is deeper out here. temperatures better at 33, 32 on the shore in long branch. temperatures give or take 1 or 2 around 30 degrees. this batch of snowsliding in out of southeast pennsylvania, just hopping to delaware. one batch east of the city. across suffolk county, the twin forks. that's about it.
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moves in. flurries break out. nothing really heavy. might brief live dust the ground in spots or create sliply spots here or there. that's about it. by noontime, not much going on. snow flurries in the evening hours. mainly to the north of us. one or two could pass through overnight. working our way through the day tomorrow, couple of more scattered flurries. most of the day is about blustery winds, the colder temperatures tomorrow. on friday, we see that reinforcing air approach. and more snow showers late friday night to saturday morning. upper 30s after the flurries exit. clouds linger tonight. stray flurry. gusty winds tomorrow. feels colder, because it is. 31 degrees. could be a brief snow flurry with varying amounts of sun and clouds. 29 on friday. 21 on saturday. windchills below zero. storm systems stay offshore. look at saturday night. in the city, 5. below zero temperatures.
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valentine's day but brutal. 18 degrees for a high. quick recovery monday. 33. we'll keep an eye on tuesday. we think it's going to be milder with maybe rain. temperatures in the mid-40s. it's almost 5:48. let's get the latest on the commute from lauren scala. >> thank you, chris. good morning efrp. starting to see colors on the maps. we'll head over to queens and take a closer look. reports of a possible disabled vehicle heading westbound on the bqe by the kosciuszko bridge. the delays are building through here. you see a slow ride westbound on the long island expressway of the i'll show you that. exiting delays at the green point avenue exit. reports of an accident on boreden avenue. a bit of a slow ride here. not too bad. heading over for more delays in queens, here's the van wyck expressway. you see all the taillights there. southbound is moving along fine on the van wyck today. alternate side of the street parking rules are suspended. more weather and traffic ahead
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>> thank you so much, lauren. in harlem, an attack on a transgender woman is considered a bias crime. a fight broke out on the d train when the suspect in the pink scarf asked the victim, jennifer lopez, if she was male or female. after the assault, lopez managed to use her cell phone to capture video of her alleged attacker. >> i was happy that she got a chance to record it because her life was in danger. >> police want anyone with information to come forward. a sikh american designer and actor wants an airline to take part in sensitivity training. he told news 4 that he was not allowed to board an aero mexico flight pack to new york city because he refused to remove his turban. he says he did ask for a private room to remove it. >> then talked to us and came back to me and said you won't be
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you can book yourself on another airline. >> he's actually still in mexico. aero mexico apologizing for the incident. a change could be coming soon to the 9/11 memorial at the world trade center. they passed a bill to change the designation to a national memorial. with that distinction, lawmakers could ask for federal security and maintenance. it could keep the plaza free to the public. it honors victims of september 11th in the world trade center bombings. the mysterious cloud at the top of one world trade is just steam. for the third straight night, images and video were posted. many believed it was evidence of a fire. don't be alarmed, an fdny says the steam is part of routine maintenance. tsa agents caught two people with razor blades. one was inside a baseball cap
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underneath the removable sole of a shoe. the two were arrested early yesterday. they were trying to board a flight to miami. north carolina basketball coach roy williams says he's okay this morning following a scare on the court. last night's game against boston college, he walks towards the players. his body then just buckled. williams says it was a vertigo attack. he's had them for the past 18 years. this was the first one during a game. williams stayed in the locker room until the game was over. north carolina won. 68-65. scary moments, i'm sure, for teammates to see that so close. he deals with it. he's doing okay this morning. it is 5:51. still to come, what somebody noticed on a receipt that led to a lawsuit against dunkin' donuts and why we're one step closer to sharing the road with self-driving cars. you're watching "today in new
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looking at the statue of liberty. it's wednesday morning. 33 degrees out. two lawsuits claim dunkin' donuts is taking too much of your dough. the suits were filed in new york and new jersey. lawyers noticed some stores were charging a sales tax on bottled
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they're supposed to be tax exempt. they're making sure the -- leave it to a couple of lawyers. >> i'm going to check next time i go. >> that's right. >> they're all over it. >> they're going to get their doughnut with the bigger holes now. >> exactly what's going to happen. if you're headed out this morning, a few locations, especially west of the city, snow showers into warren and morris counties. nothing heavy. but snow showers around this morning. upper 30s by this afternoon. maybe even breaks in the cloud cover. a little bit of sunshine peeking through. tonight, cloud take over again. it gets brisk and colder. 26. could be a passing snow flurry or two overnight as well. the weekend, here comes the arctic express. it moves in with a vengeance. 21 the high on saturday. windchills below zero. actual air temperatures between zero and 5 above between saturday night and sunday for valentine's day. that's not nice for that day. 18 degrees. you'll have to find a way.
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>> to feel warm is what i'm getting at. >> got it. thanks, chris. >> let's talk about traffic. the trains are doing pretty well this morning. commuter checklist, metro-north, lirr, nchl y transit all without delays or service changes. a live look at the bqe where we got reports of an accident. the gowanus is pretty jammed up. not good news there. an accident on the bqe westbound by the kosciuszko bridge blocking the left lane. delays building there as well. sticking with that -- what's the word i'm looking for. traffic story. that wasn't exactly what i was going for. but i had -- >> it's morning. >> a car with no steering wheel, no pedals, no driver could hit the roads soon. google got the go ahead to test the cars. the computer system inside of the cars could be considered a
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google car may be tested on public roads in the future. commuter issue, that's what i was going for. >> i heard it in your head. 5:56 right now. connecticut governor dannel malloy wants to cut down long wait times at the dmv. the first part is to allow the state hire contractors, like aaa to recommendster vehicles and those with delinquent parking tickets -- i'm going to stick with script. next at 6:00, a shakeup for the nypd. new york's fiepest about to make really big changes in a move to stop gang-related crime. >> the winners and losers from the new hampshire primary. our own mike nic in manchester with a live update. keep watching. download the "news 4 new york" app on your mobile device right now. we're back in two minute. you're watching "today in new
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a chaotic crime scene on long island as a traffic stop ends with shots fired and at least two people in the hospital. also breaking in queens, a teenage girl left for ted dead. the search on for the driver. we'll talk about the winners in new hampshire. "today in new york" starts now. it's wednesday morning, february 10th. i'm darlene rodriguez. 6:00 right now. i'm kerry barrett. michael on assignment in new hampshire. we'll check in with him in a moment. first weather and traffic starting with storm team 4's chris cimino. >> temperatures around the freezing mark. just a smattering of the light snow showers and most of it to the east and the west of town. not a lot going on in and close to the city in terms of snowfall. chillier out east. upper 20s and low 30s. here's of the area we're looking at, though. light snow. portions of sussex county, morris into somerset and
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eastern long island, it's exited over the southport there. same thing here. the brighter white, there might be a quick burst of snow in warren county. if you're traveling there rngts you may run into a few flurries or touch of light snow. then a few breaks in the cloud cover. 37 at that point. forecasting a high of 39. more changes on the works. colder ones at that. we'll talk about that. any changes in the commute, lauren? >> yes, queens get the crown right now for poor commute. we're going to head over for a live look at the bqe heading westbound by the kosciuszko bridge. flashing lights and a slow ride. an accident blocks at least a lane. just heading to the maps to show you the traffic flows, the delays are almost back to queens boulevard already. leave yourself time here. in addition to that, we just found out about an accident northbound an the van wyck by queens boulevard. the delays building through here as well. otherwise, the roads look good. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s.
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now to that breaking news on long island. police trying to unravel multiple crime scenes. route 112 is closed between peconic and jamaica avenue. katherine creag has more. >> reporter: there are police officers on jamaica avenue over there down the street but there are more police officers, we're zooming into them there at that gas station at route 112. officers blocked off a half mile stretch of route 112. it's believed it started police pulling over a driver here. someone took off and shots were fired. it's up sure if a civilian fired the shots or a police officer. but two people have been taken to area hospitals with minor injuries. we're waiting to find out who the two people are. there's a police scene in middle island on flores lane about six miles away where police may have taken into custody some people involved in what happened at the scene in medford. darlene, this all happened a
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here we are after 6:00 in the morning and it doesn't look like police are leaving any time soon. some detours happening because of this stretch of route 112 is still chosed off. back to you, darlene. >> thank you, katherine creag. breaking news out of queens. a search for a hit and run driver who killed a teenager. police say the 16-year-old girl crossing the street near francies lewis boulevard and sunrise highway in rowsdale when she was hit an the driver never stopped. first responders rushed her to jamaica hospital. she did not survive. police say are looking for a dark-colored van that was last seen heading east on sunrise highway. happening today, the royal caribbean cruise ship that was walloped by high wind and waves is expected to return to bayonne, new jersey. four people were injured when the ship was forced to turn around. royal caribbean is giving all passengers full refund and discounts on their next trip. the ntsb may investigate the company's decision to sail toward the storm. high tide may cause headaches for commuters in new
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in fact, we have a live look out of hoe boek ep this morning. new jersey transit warning commuters that some of the entrances at the hoboken station may be closed because of flooding much the city has been wrestling with proposals to try and reduce flooding in some of the low-lying areas. also a look at coastal flooding on long island. water rising now on the roads and in the yards in babylon. there are roadblocks in fact set up on some of the streets there. it is a similar situation in sayville. flooding has made some streets impassable. >> we'll check weather and traffic on the 4s. dealing with some -- not those kinds of issues obviously right now, chris, in terms of what's coming down this morning. >> no. precipitationwise, a little bit of -- minor coastal flooding anticipated. south facing shorelines in particular and the jersey shore. early afternoon for long island sound. a few morning snow showers, mainly to the west of town.
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skies clear through the late-week period. boy, an arctic blast is waiting to be up leashed. coldest air of the season so far. here's the aforementioned snow showers to the west of us. they're hopping from delaware -- you see this offshore area of snow, that stays offshore. we're kind of in between in the city. again, we may get lighter flurries later on through the mid-morning hours. worst case scenario, out to the west, across new jersey. dusting on the ground. maybe making a slippery spot here or there. not a big deal. mostly cloudy, 33. the clouds could break up a little bit. temperatures will get close to 40 in the upper 30s. let's find out about the commute. new trouble spot, lauren? >> ee do. this one in new jersey. thank goodness it's not causing too much trouble. an accident on truck routes 1 and 9 by communipaw avenue. as far as the buses, two tea
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nj transit bus routes 196 and 197 and that detour is due with skyline drive and the road conditions. as far as the rails go, everything looks good. they're running on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules suspended for ash wednesday. you have to pay the meters. thanks so much, lauren. now to the latest in the new hampshire primary. donald trump and bernie sanders are celebrating victories over voters rejected traditional politics. we have live team kofrmg coverage. >> we begin with michael gargiulo in manchester, new hampshire. michael, good morning. >> reporter: darlene, forng from manchester, new hampshire. big primary bay day yesterday. donald trump winning big, perhaps answering critics who said people are seeing him because he's a tv celebrity rather than for his political views. there were huge lines of voting.
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it's a possible record turnout still to be determined by new hampshire secretary of state. but apparently, it helped, among others, donald trump. he doubled the votes of his nearest competitor. he won on the issues of immigration, on his proposed muslim ban. he won with people who wanted somebody from outside the establishment. in his victory speech, he turned his focus and fire on the democrats winner. bernie sanders. >> i heard parts of bernie's speech. he wants to give away our country, folks. he wants to give away. we're not going to let it happen. >> reporter: in a late surge ohio governor john kasich took second place leaving a tightly packed battle between jeb bush, cruz, marco rubio. but chris christie may have had the toughest night of all. he finished sixth now taking time off the campaign trail to reconsider his candidacy. >> you know me. i won't stop talking. i'll fin to speak out about
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we'll continue to work hard together and move down the road based upon the results tonight. >> reporter: darlene, you can see in the governor's voice there, how disappointed he was with his showing. he said that it didn't make sense for him to automatically go down to south carolina, sit in a hotel and see what happens. obviously, a lot of thinking to do as they look to see if there's a way forward for hip. he invested a lot in new hampshire. it didn't pay off. john kasich did invest a lot and it did pay off. >> talking about governor christie talking about south carolina is february 20th. there's not a lot of time. he came in 6th. that means he doesn't qualify for the next debate, is that right? >> reporter: yeah. the debate rules change all the time. christie had been off the main staple, then got back on in the previous debate run-up.
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platform thing they had been doing. the governor has to see is there a plausible way forward. he has to see where he may fit in, in the future. a lot of people looking at his campaign right now to see what's going on. pack to you. >> all right, michael gargiulo, live in new hampshire. thanks, michael. in a couple of hours, bernie sanders is trying to add momentum to his big win with a major breakfast meeting in harlem. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is outside of a restaurant where this will happen, right? >> reporter: that's right, kerry. he's expected to break bread with the reverend al sharpton, the goal to court minority voters. that decisive win in new hampshire over hillary clinton by double digits. in his victory speech, he cited high voter turnout. he promised to harness that energy to go all the way to the white house. hillary clinton did concede early but she vowed to keep the campaign going.
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>> together, we have sent the message that will echo from wall street to washington, from maine to california. >> i know i've had a blessed life. but i also know what it's like to stumble and fall. and so many people across america know that feeling. we've learned it's not whether you get knocked down that matters. it's whether you get back up. >> reporter: hillary clinton's camp is highlighting her support amongst african-americans and latino voters in saying that she will do better in primaries ahead. dismissing sanders win in iowa and new hampshire saying those are areas with low minority populations. bernie sanders is already airing ads in nevada and south carolina. in addition to today's breakfast, he'll do a couple of tv shows in the city today. it's interesting to point out that hillary clinton will also be in new york today.
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his appetite it this morning. >> it may. you can stick with nbc news for on the primary results coming up on the "today" show, a live interview with the gop winner, donald trump. that's straight ahead at 7:00. 6:10 right now. a woman pulled from an icy pond in queens is in the hospital this morning. investigators say she fell through thin ice at forest park lake. firefighters pulled her from the frigid water. she was rushed to jamaica hospital in serious but stable condition. 6:11 right now. new details in the irs hacking attack. we know what cyber thieves are targeting. later, what may be the best excuse note ever. we'll hear from the dad who blamed bruce springsteen for his daughter's tardiness. plus, weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. it's 33 degrees out there. you're watching "today in new
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four things to know this morning.
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police are searching for the hit and run driver who fatally struck a 16-year-old girl. the teenager was struck while in the crosswalk at fran is lewis boulevard and sunrise highway just after hid night. the results of the new hampshire primary are in. donald trump finished top among republicans and bernie sanders among democrats. the high buy and lock ceiling lamps are being recalled. the glass shades may break. frozen coming to broadway. the popular movie will transition to the live stage in spring of 2018. the frozen musical will join disney hits aladdin and the lion king. we're going to be frozen by the weekend. temperatures aren't too bad. in the low 30s. a few snow showers out there. mainly to the west of the city across western and central partials of new jersey. they'll move east but they're falling apart as they do so. not a lot of snow to concern ourselves with. interknit ent snow showers and flurries.
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we clear it on out toward the weekend. arctic air is headed our way for both saturday and sunday. saturday night, the coldest temperatures that we've seen in quite some time. still dealing with a high tide cycle. coastal flood advisory, not as bad as recent high tide along the jersey shore, south facing shorelines of long island. one foot to two feet above high tides. minor flooding entering that cycle. generally 8:00 to 8:30. as late to 1:00 to 2:00 this afternoon. toms river, cream ridge, take your pick. princeton, woodbridge, sar sayreville sayreville. 33 in the city. this is a batch of snow we're talking about. this is what we're watching this morning. all we're going to get. this one moves offshore. this is the area we were concerned about that could have put down accumulating snow. this one is working into warren county, somerset counties.
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west of the city. that will give way to clouds in the mid afternoon hours. well above freezing. upper 30s. ho not out of the question for today. a stray flurry overnight. low of 26. colder tomorrow. flurries around. upper 30s by friday and saturday, check this out. temperatures struggle to get to the low 20s. windchills near or below zero. maybe 15 to 25 below zero saturday night to sunday morning. 18 on sun. monday, increasing clouds. 33. we're thinking a warmer event eventually with snow going to rain and temperatures in the mid-40s. let's find out what lauren scala is thinking about the commute this morning. >> i think new jersey is having a good commute. ohm one problem there.
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the van wyck expressway by queens boulevard, the right lane is blocked. delays are pretty heavy. the bqe, also a mess out there because of this accident westbound approaching the kosciuszko bridge. that's in the center lane. delays past queens boulevard. avoid the bcqe or leave yourself extra time. truck route 1 and 9, northbound by 440. in better news, a live look at the lincoln tunnel it's about a ten-minute wait. the george washington bridge. on the subways, we got delays on broad street-bound j trains and on 71st avenue bound m trains. more weather and traffic on the 4s. 6:18 right now. happening today, a jury could decide the fate of a rookie nypd officer charged with kill an unarmed man. jury deliberations in the peter liang trial will resume later this morning. liang charged with manslaughter in the 2014 shooting death of akai gurley in brooklyn.
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prosecutors contend liang acted recklessly. the nypd is taking a new approach to gang violence by reshuffling its ranks. starting next month, detective squads in each of the nypd's eight patrol boroughs will be under the command much a new detective chief. the change aim toss consolidate the department's resources while it targets gangs and violent teens. the gangs and teens were involved in more than half of the shootings in the city last year. expectant moms have a new reason to worry about the zika virus. we know it can cause abnormally small brains in newborns called microcephaly. that very same condition can damage an infant's eyes. they're finding cases of retina defects and other vision problems in young babies. the irs warning taxpayers about an attempted computer breach. the irs stopped hackers from getting into its computer system but they were trying to steal
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personal data that they stole elsewhere. the irs says anybody whose personal information was used in this scheme will be notified by mail. one more thing to worry about. >> always. 6:20 just about. still ahead, we'll show you why sports illustrated swimsuit edition will feature a new first. the sight atop one world trade that had people calling 911. there's no reason to worry. we'll tell you why. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back. it's 33 degrees out there. 6:23. weather and traffic in just a moment. first, though, a father in upstate new york wrote an excuse letter to his kid's teacher
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them being late to school. >> they didn't get home from a concert until 12:30 a.m. tuesday morning. he let them sleep in and sent this note to school with them when they arrived late. >> we arrived late by three rules. be kind to everyone you can. help as many people as you can. when the boss brings the band to town, be there. >> yeah. the excuse may fly at school. one of the girl's teachers also went to the concert. word is the little girl's mother who is also a teacher wasn't too thrilled. i think it's a nice thing. you have a momma annoyed and the dad is like it's okay. it's an experience they'll never forget. they'll make up the homework. >> they better. >> mom will see to that. >> send the notes to the boss. >> it's all right. it was a good show. they enjoyed it. this morning, clouds, snow
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nothing to get too excited about. watch out. there could be a damp roadways here and there. maybe a slick spot and burst of snow. that's not happening in most cases. upper 30s this afternoon. cloud break for sun. mostly cloudy brisk colder. there's a little leftover melted snow. it could refreeze in some spots. be careful. weekend planner, where the arctic air comes in. 18 on sunday. that's the actual air temperature. it will never feel that warm with the win. windchills that climbs 15 to 20, maybe each 25 below zero. that's dangerous windchill. >> it is. chris, thank you. how are the roads looking? >> we have new accidents out there. this one on the fdr drive. if you're heading southbound by 63rd street. two lanes shut down. it's a slow ride going back pretty far there. the belt parkway on the bqe, i'll have the details on those coming up in a few minutes.
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coming up next, the breaking news on long island. >> i'm katherine creag live in medford on long island. where you see detectives there, that is where there was a traffic stop and all of a sudden there was also gunfire. we'll have the latest on this breaking story coming up. if you're about to head out the door, take us with you. keep watching "today in new york." download the app on your mobile device right now. brab.
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weaking news from medford, long island. two chaotic scenes that ened with shots fired and two people in the hospital. teenage girl killed by a hit and run driver. police need your help to find the person responsible. new hampshire's primary winners heading to manhattan today before moving on to south carolina. "today in new york" start now. good morning everyone. it's wednesday morning. it is february 10th. i'm darlene rodriguez. 6:30 right now. i'm kerry barrett. michael on assignment in new hampshire. >> first a check of the weather and traffic starting with chris cimino. hey, chris.
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dealing with a few snow showers mainly to the west of the city this morning. nothing heavy up there. nothing big. no big accumulations. maybe a dusting in a few spots. 30 in franklin and high bridge. uniform air mass in place. 33 in the city. low 30s. upper 20s across long island. we look at storm tracker radar. this had more energy to work with. it's the one to the west that we're going to see working across new jersey to warren county. the lower end of hunterdon county and middlesex county may see a few flurries. the turnpike to exit 8 to 12 or 13, may run into flurries in the next hour or so. i don't think it will do much to the roadways. they should stay mainly damp. clouds breck break up, we may flirt with 40 before the day is through. we will say goodbye to 40 when you see that seven-day forecast in a big way. what's the commute look like, lauren?
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island commute eshs. the brook land bound verrazano, it's a slow ride. the upper level instead. the real trouble spot is the bqe. there's an accident westbound at the kosciuszko bridge. well past northern boulevard. eastbound is picking up a lot of rubber necking delays. again, day two, bqe being a mess. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. 6:3 is. now to the breaking news on long island. police trying to unravel multiple crime scenes during a traffic stop. route 112 is closed. katherine creag is there with more. what's the latest, kat? >> reporter: darlene, police just towed away a vehicle, a car that was right there by that gas station. that is the spot. you see those police officers and detectives right there. they've been taking pictures around the gas station. jamaica avenue and route 112 as well. there continues to be a large police scene here with a half
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off to traffic. it's believed this is where police pulled over a driver, a traffic stop. someone took off and shots were fired. it's unsure if a civilian fired the shots or a police officer. two people were taken to area hospitals and were waiting to find out who those two people are. they had minor injuries. there's also a police scene in middle island on flores lane. about six miles away. it's where police may have taken into custody people involved in what happened at this scene in medford. all of this took place a little bit after 1:00 this morning. now it's a little after 6:30 in the morning. police just lit up even more flares, darlene. perhaps indicating that they will be here nor quite some time. again, route 112 closed off to traffic and drivers are being detoured to the other side streets. back to you, darlene. >> katherine creag. thank you. breaking news to get to out of queens right now. police searching for a hit and run driver who killed a teenager. it happened overnight. the 16-year-old crossed the
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boulevard and sunrise highway in rows dale after midnight. police have not identified the victim. new information there's been an arrest and a disturbing attack in the bronx. exclusive video obtained by news 4 shows the suspect brandon gonzalez following a woman. as soon as they step out of camera range, police say gonzalez exposed himself and forced the woman to touch him. this happened last week in. police arrested and charged gonzalez yesterday. also new this morning, police identified the man suspected of attacking a woman on the upper east side. 32-year-old gregory anderson is the man seen in this video taken after the attack saturday. he grabbed a woman on east 94th street, robbed, then sexually assaulted her. he's still on the run. high tide may be causing a little bit of trouble during your morning commute. a live look at hoboken. new jersey transit is warning commuters that some of the
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may be closed pause of flooding. so far, no reports of any water on the tracks. 6:34. weather and traffic on the 4s. chris cimino watching that for us. hey chris. >> good morning, guys. the influences that created the high tide cycle. issues begin to weaken. each high tide cycle not as bad with the flooding. hopefully we won't see the rough conditions. in addition, the overall weather cloudy. damp out there. few flurries and snow showers popping up. it dries out for the iddle of the day. a high near 40 degrees. we're watching for coastal flooding in the morning hours. advisories in effect along the jersey shore. all of staten island as well. nassau, suffolk county, into long island sound. this morning from 8:30. 11:30 in the jersey shore area. between about 1:00 and 3, one to two feet -- could lead to minor flooding. no snow, and mostly cloudy.
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couple of flurries towards the city mid to late morning. by mid afternoon, breaks in the overcast. with enough sun, we could get close to the 40-degree mark that. will feel nice lauren. big changes by the weekend. >> not great ones. for the commute, not great on the fdr drive. heading southbound by 63rd street street. an accident shuts down two lanes. delays around the bend past 96th street. if you're getting on the subway, jt trains as well as delays on 71st avenue bound m trains. also l train delays, canarsie bound there. alternate side of the street parking rules suspended today but meter rules apply. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. >> lauren, thank you. 6:35 now. new hampshire voters embrace the -- we have live team coverage. tracie strahan is in harlem where bernie sanders has an event this morning. we begin with our own michael gargiulo in manchester, new hampshire. michael, good morning.
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morning from manchester, new hampshire. it's no exaggeration to say this is a completely different gop race than 24 hours ago. yesterday here the big question people were debating was were the polls show donald trump connect. turns out they were. trump won decisively in new hampshire amid possible record turnout that's still to be determined. nbc news reporting that they weren't swayed by recent events like saturday's gop debate. >> i am going to be the greatest jobs president. >> reporter: with john kasich coming in a surprising second, ted cruz, marco rubio, jeb bush tightly packed for third place. a result bush says he's okay with. but certainly disappointing for another governor, chris christie who came in sixth. >> the pundits had it all
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monday night when the iowa caucuses were complete. they said it was a three-man race. between two freshmen senators and the reality tv star. while the reality tv star is doing well, you have reset the race. >> we're going to go home to new jersey tomorrow and we're going to take a deep breath, see what the final results are tonight because that matters. >> chris christie now not going directly to south carolina, going home to new jersey. he'll rethink his candidacy in new hampshire. it didn't work out the way he wanted. it's amazing how everything moves from iowa to here to new hampshire. yesterday, on the streets, the only people you saw were jurmists jurmist journalists, candidates and supporters. darlene? >> michael, moving on to south carolina. this is going to happen fairly quickly. talk to us quickly about the
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in new hampshire and iowa and the voters in south carolina. it's a different group. >>. >> reporter: totally three different groups. couldn't be more different. larger percentage of the african-americans and veterans in south carolina will be voting and a more conservative electorate than in new hampshire. ted cruz will look to get back into the game here with his finish here hoping to do better like he did in iowa. donald trump trying to see if his momentum can stay and john kasich now, the surprising second place finish here, he's a moderate. how will that play in the south? that's still to be determined. >> darlene, back to you. >> michael gargiulo in manchester, new hampshire. thanks, michael. of course, in just a few fours, bernie sanders is attending a major breakfast meeting here in new york city in harlem. "today in new york's" tracie strahan is outside of the restaurant where this meeting will take place. tracie? >> reporter: okay. i have to tell you word of that meeting is a surprise to a lot
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consider harlem to be clinton county. bernie sanders is going to be meeting with the reverend al sharpton in a few hours to give his campaign something that he and his opponent admit is lacking. the vermont senator, double digits over hillary clinton. in that victory speech, he cited high voter turnout for his win and he's promised to harness that energy nationwide. hillary clinton, however, also vowed to keep her campaign going. she said she's not afraid to take her lumps. >> what happened here in new hampshire in terms of an enthusiastic and aroused electorate, people who came out in large numbers, that is what will happen all over this country. >> now we take in campaign to the entire country. we're going to fight for every vote in every state.
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camp is already highlighting her support amongst african-american and latino voters. they say that bernie sanders wins in iowa and new hampshire. well, that's easy for him according to her camp. they say those are areas with low minority populations. bernie sanders is already airing ads in both nevada and south carolina and not only whether he be here for breakfast, kerry, he's going to do a couple of tv shows in new york. we have to point out, this is the same place that the reverend al sharpton met with barack obama in 2008 during his run for the white house. bernie sanders hoping to capitalize on that momentum as well. back to you. >> indeed. thank you tracie. on the "today" show, a live interview with primary winner donald trump straight ahead at 7:00. in harlem, a woman says she was attacked on the subway for being transgender. right now there's a search for that attacker. video shows riders trying to restrain the suspect. she's the woman wearing the pink scarf, the suspect. the fight broke out on the d train last month when the suspect asked the woman named
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or female. >> jennifer is probably afraid for her life. it's pretty scary when you're attacked for your gender identity. >> lopez says she was hit so hard she needed immediate eye surgery. police are investigating this as a bias attack. the fdny confirming that that mysterious cloud at the top of one world trade is just steam. the second straight night now that several new yorkers post fd images and video of what looked like smoke building around the antenna there. a lotahf people believed it was evidence of a fire. a spokesman says that steam is nothing to be alarmed about. it's part of their routine. you can understand. >> good to know. it's 6:41. coming up next, local dunkin' donuts. why it may prompt you to double-check your receipt. changes coming to connecticut's tmv. it may help ease your frustrations there. >> weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up.
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it's 6:44 on a wednesday morning. not terribly cold just yet. temperatures at or near the freezing mark around the city. no snow falling right now. nothing very significant. we kind of dodged a bullet on this one. most of the activity stayed out to the south and east and never came together. calm in terms of wind. not a lot of wind early on. that will change too by the time we get to tonight. a few snow showers early on. especially west of the city. could be a couple of slippery spot here or there. not a big deal. not a widespread problem with temperatures around the freezing mark. we have coastal flood advisories in effect. jersey shore, brooklyn, queens, nassau suffolk county. long island sound. one to two feet above normal. we were talking about 3, 3 1/2
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only minor flooding anticipated over the course of the high tide cycle. runs 8:30 to 11:30. 32 in tribeca. 34 in sheepshead bay. everybody bunched up between 30 and 35 in the boroughs. close to 30 in poughkeepsie. down the shore not a big spread in temperature no matter where you go. storm tracker. we're watching this area. it's further to the north and that's staying offshore. that means the heavier snow stays offshore. this area coming out of pennsylvania right now into portions of hunterdon county, warren county. this looks to be the brightest area where there's a quick burst of snow north of 78. showers of snow in mercer county into somerset. a couple could hold together on the trek towards the city. not what happens on future tracker. we're carving holes. thin spots with sunshine. a couple of flurries scattered around tonight. nothing significant there. notice the direction out of the
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that cold wind direction is goahing to knock the temperatures down over the next few days. 39 today. that's not bad. 40 in the outlying areas. enjoy it. look what happens in the seven-day forecast. we're back down to 31 for a high. we don't sniff freezing until next week. 29 object friday. 21 on saturday with a low of 5 at night. that could be conservative. windchills 15 to 20. 18 the high on sunday. a moderating trend with snow and/or rain with temperatures in the low to mid-40s. back to lauren scala. deeper into the commute we go. >> some of the same problems. accident southbound on the fdr drive-by 63rd street shutting down two lanes. that's backing things up on the east side of manhattan. heading over to the bqe, still a mess out there in both directions because of this accident westbound blocking the center lane on the kosciuszko bridge. heading to the van wyck cleared. boulevard.
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live look outside at the george washington bridge where you have 15-minute delays at least. inbound 30 at the lincoln. 20 inbound at the holland. a couple of things on the subways. we have delays on the j and the m train. also delays on canarsie-bound l trains. you don't have to move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules suspended. dannel malloy is revealing a plan to cut down on long wait times at the dmv. the first part of the plan is to allow the state to hire private contractors like aaa to register vehicles. he wants to let people with delinquent property taxes and -- to recommendingster vehicles which is currently banned. you may be sharing the road with google's driverless car sooner than you think. the government says it qualifies as a driver. that's a huge legal breakthrough since safety rules delayed other companies from testing and rolling out self-driving cars.
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you may end up with the legal perks. two lawyers claiming that they're illegally charging sales tax on bottled water and packaged coffee. they would like the offending shops in new york and new jersey to pay the surcharges back. they are making sure store owners are not charging tax. this year's sports illustrated swimsuit edition will show that sexy comes in all shapes and sizes. ashley graham made history as the first plus size beauty featured in an ad for the swimsuit edition. she's officially in the famed toto spread and in the running for rookie of the year. she instagrammed this photo saying thank you to everyone who stood up for curves. >> she's stunningly beautiful head to toe. >> ridiculous. >> i think that's a great thing. >> absolutely. a step in the right direction. >> sure is. 6:49 h up next, we'll show you why people are feeling the love in times square. >> can feel a lot of things there, i think. you're watching "today in new
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welcome back. it's 33 degrees. 6:5 it as we take a live look at times square. love is in the square as a matter of fact. just in time for valentine's day day. a cluster of giant gold mirrored hearts on 7th avenue between 46th and 47th streets. the artwork is called heart of hearts. the hearts are mirrored to reflect the lights and the energy of times square. they'll be on display through march 6th. >> romantic spot to take photos. >> beautiful. >> there's nothing like the vibe in times square for romance. the "today" show is coming up in a few minutes. we check in with matt and savannah. >> naked cowboy. >> all the people who spit on the sidewalks. >> elmo forcing you to give him money for a photo. >> elmo in a fistfight. >> burger for 50 bucks. i know. >> it's all good. coming up on the show this morning, we're going to have a complete wrap of the new hampshire primary. donald trump will be here in studio live off his commanding
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john kasich joins us to talk about his surprise second place finish and senator marco rubio will be us as well. >> it's fun to do the teases with you ladies. also, donald trump just walked into the studio. he's waving at us right now. also how does bernie sanders landslide victory on the democratic side change that race? we're going to get into that and look at the changes that could be coming to hillary clinton's campaign. >> got all that and star power in studio 1a. penelope cruz and ryan reynolds stopping by when we get started on a wednesday morning here on "today." >> donald, yell hi to new york. >> i love new york. >> he said there you go. you heard it. i love new york. >> hasn't put the tie on yet. thank you, donald. >> thank you very much. ladies, see you in a couple minute. >> he's still getting ready. we appreciate that. have a great show, guys. >> thank you very much. see you later. up next, we'll check in with lauren to see how the winter
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the centers for medicare and medicaid services recently asked patients to rate the quality of over 3.500 hospitals. t fewer than 6% received 5 stars. r among them was cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia.
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now to that breaking news we're following in suffolk county. two people in the hospital follow a chaotic traffic stop. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in medford. kat? >> reporter: darlene and kerry, this main roadway that you see right here, route 112, by jamaica avenue. this is where there was a traffic stop and moments later there was gunfire. we're waiting to find out who
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someone took off and fired shots and we're wait to go find out if it was a civilian or police officer. two people were taken to area hospitals. there's also a police scene in middle island and some people taken into custody there. darlene and kerry, those people may have been at this police scene in medford. back to you. >> thanks so much. kat now to tracie strahan where bernie sanders will be attending a breakfast meeting in a few hours. >> reporter: preparations under way here where sanders will be meeting with the reverend al sharpton. this comes after his decisive win over hillary clinton in the new hampshire primaries last night beating her by double digits. in his victory speech, he cited high voter turnout. clinton admitted to taking -- he will do a couple of tv shows but hillary clinton is also in the city as well. >> tracie, thank you.
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the traffic. >> the accident at the kosciuszko bridge finally cleared. a new accident on the bqe, though, eastbound by hamilton avenue. watch out for a show ride through there. we also still have one on the fdr drive heading southbound in the 60s there. that shuts down two lanes. if you're getting on the rails on the subways, we have delays on the l, the j and the m train this morning. >> and a big happy birthday. >> today is her birthday. we love you. >> 21. >> that's right. >> michael is not here. he would say finally you're able to drive, lauren. >> right. >> training wheels off the bike now. big girl. heading on out, snow showers city. some of those may hold together into the city. maybe a dusting in a few spots, especially south of town. a couple of slippery spots could develop. no significant accumulation out of this. that should be the last round. clouds with a little bit of sun. upper 30s to near 40. colder tonight.
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