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america this morning. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: email@example.com their cheers could be heard from the shore. many of the passengers on that storm-battered cruise ship are back on dry land. we are live in bayonne, where some people are still resting up after that rough ride. >> developing this morning, and killer. the man suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and three of her children are still on the run. >> new this morning, two police cruisers collide. what the officers were doing when their vehicles crashed in new jersey. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us.
it is thursday, february 11th. you are never more than seven minutes away from the bitter cold accuweather forecast. >> good morning, everyone. it is cold and only going to get colder. 26 degrees is our temperature right now. 21 hauppauge. here's the real deal feel out there. the teens. 13 around jfk. 18 around the bronx. 14 around islip. this is pretty much how it's going to feel today. it's going to get colder. we're talking about traffic and weather every 7 minutes. i guess you have subway issues? >> yes.
long island railroad and new jersey transit are running on or close to schedule. exits 38 and 39, jackknifed tractor-trailer. we have three lanes closed down as you go through that spot. then on the new england throughway this is a vehicle fire that's been taken care of. we have construction at the george, the lincoln, and the holland. street cleaning rules are in effect today. developing this morning, and police are on the hunt for the man who stabbed his girlfriend and three children inside of a hotel. "eyewitness news" reporter trey clark is live -- dracula clark is live with video of the exclusive suspect. >> reporter: police say michael sykes went on a stabbing rampage and there is a police officer still guarding the room where the stabbings took place. meanwhile across the city, police are looking for sykes
>> he struggled and struggled. this is what happened. >> reporter: a family member talks about the mother of three who was stabbed to death yesterday morning along with two of her children. a third child survived the stabbing and is expected to survive. police say her boyfriend, 23- year-old michael psychs is the man who did it. now they are trying to find him. >> we want to get him. we want to get him very, very quickly and off the streets as vast as -- as fast as we can. >> reporter: police hope this video will help just minutes before he stabbed cutler. her 2-year-old and 1-year-old daughters and 4-month-old little girl the couple share. police believe it happened around 9:00 yesterday morning
gannon avenue that sevens as a homeless shelter. relatives found out about the tragedy on the news. >> they are taking it really bad, especially my wife and her sisters, rebecca's sisters. >> reporter: police did recover a weapon, a very bloody knife at the murder scene here. they believe sykes left that weapon behind after committing the stabbings. sykes apparently called a family member and confessed that he had, in fact, stabbed his girlfriend and children and threatened to kill himself. he was last seen on the staten island ferry. if by chance you do come across michael sykes, you are urged to call 911 right away. dray clark, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> thank you, dray. police in brooklyn are investigating a stabbing attack as a possible hate crime.
the man. the victim was stabbed in the back as he stood in crown heights outside of a building. he is expected to survive. they are finally home. a seven-day cruise that sailed into stormy seas. some passengers quickly made their exit when the ship docked but there are still hundreds on that ship even now. good morning to you, mallory. >> reporter: ken, good morning. this is a frustrated group to put it mildly. the remaining passengers will make their way off of the ship this morning ready for this so- called vacation to come to an end. you can see here, passengers making their way off of the ship last night. it came back home, and passenger video shows the horrible conditions for those on board of the anthem of the seas, the world's third largest
125 mile-per-hour wind. close to 6,000 people were left swirling in their cabins. the company has now made changes to storm avoidance policies. it is standing behind the ship's captain. the vast majority of passengers are not. >> they are not paying for anything to get us home, nothing. they aren't giving us any reimbursement. all of the people who had to change their flights, they are on their own. you under bayonne. >> it was the worst experience. >> i would never go on a cruise again. >> reporter: and we now know the passengers will now get a full refund on this cruise. they'll also receive 50% off of a future cruise. as you can imagine, for a lot of these folks, that is simply not going to cut it. we are live in bayonne, mallory hoff, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> i bet you that's the case. thank you so much.
video from the terrifying cruise. head over to our web abc7ny.com. jurors resume deliberations this morning in the manslaughter trial of an nypd officer. in court yesterday, jurors asked to handle the gun used by officer peter lange on the night that he shot and killed akai girly in a housing project in 2014. meanwhile, the judge denied a motion by the defense for a mistrial. if convicted, he could face up to 50 years in prison. two new jersey police officers spent time in a hospital after this crash at a gas station. this happened at south livingston avenue in livingston. police vehicles from millburn crashed into each other. they should be fine. you are never more than
and traffic. forecast. >> let's look outside with our camera here at 4 times square. trade. you can see staten island with good visibility. a couple of cloudy skies. going to have a windy, cold day today. get ready for that. this is our camera in brooklyn world trade. looking at a temperature at this hour of 26 degrees. the winds keep picking up. there are snow showers on eastern long island. there are some clouds. there's going to be bursts of snow. we'll be looking at even colder air coming in out of canada, and the arctic for this weekend. temperature is 24 by 8:00. 25 by 10:00. 27, 28 degrees for the afternoon. that's going to be it. going to be below freezing. the real feel single digits north and west in the teens. get ready for that.
even as we get into the weekend. we'll talk about that next. what do you have going on this morning, young lady? >> reporter: well, i have a jackknifed tractor-trailer in wharton. we'll tell you what's going on farther east right near exit 3, jackknifed tractor-trailer. three lanes are closed down. so this is before you get into route 287. then we have the 4 and 6 trains signal problems repaired. you can expect residual delays. going onto the new england thruway, they are trying to clear away this vehicle fire. then the george washington bridge, lincoln and holland are doing well. following a developing story out west. that armed standoff in oregon is almost over.
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alarming details about that leak at the indian point nuclear power plant. levels show the level of radioactive water leaking underground has increased to 80% since initial reports last week. entergy insisted there's no harm to public safety. critics, though, are questioning that claim because investigators have yet to pinpoint how the leak happened. 4:43 is our time. i believe he referred to it yesterday as boo-yaa cold. >> you are correct, sir! it is that kind of cold on the way. to me it's that kind of cold now. you see that camera bouncing up and down and winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. this is how it looks this morning from the east river down to one world trade. looking at the camera in astoria, we have clear to
we have 26 degrees, dry humidity, the west wind gusting up to 23 in the park right now and the barometer rising. yesterday's high was 39. today, well, below freezing for the next five days. winter's coldness is going to be this weekend. we've got a 100-year-old record that could be broken as we go morning. 27 right now around north point cold and windy. you can knock about ten off of the windchill. up to white plains, 22 mile-per- hour winds. you factor in how that feels on the skin. it feels like 2 in monticello. 14 degrees around islip. i was requested to show this yesterday by a viewer by a penguin.
it is a new policy. we have a few clouds, but we're going to have bursts of snow. particularly lake effect snows off to the west. that's because of the cold air coming in. notice the flow. temperature about 29 by afternoon. you see our flow is right off to the northwest, and that keeps the cold air pouring in here. tomorrow morning around 7:00 it will be 6 in monticello. we're into the upper 20s and we have more snow showers around. here is the real factor in that wind. this afternoon, we're looking at 2 for the real feel in monticello. 17 in the park. tomorrow morning, we're looking at real feels below zero around monticello. this is before the arctic air blasts in here friday night into saturday. so saturday at the morning hours, you see we're going to have this even colder air off to our west coming in.
snow with temperatures dropping like a rock. windy and colder, a few flurries today. it will feel like 5 to 15. winds diminish 7 in the suburbs. arctic front comes in late tomorrow. check out the accuweather seven- day forecast. it is cold, cold on saturday into sunday. 2 will be the low overnight saturday into sunday. we're looking at real feels of 10 and 20 degrees below. >> what? >> below zero. yeah, 10 to 20 below for the real feel this weekend. >> i looked at the accuweather warmer. [ laughter ] >> this is a movie book weekend, e reader. >> cuddling up with the one you >> right. >> just find somebody and say, you are now the one i love. [ laughter ] >> that's it.
let's talk about the there. we have subway service on or close to schedule. then on route 80 going eastbound this is a jackknifed tractor-trailer. we have one lane open adds you go through that spot. two lanes are closed down, so expect heavy delays to start expressway. we have relief from the new england thruway north. the earlier vehicle fire has been extinguished and cleared away. george washington bridge, you have construction. lincoln and holland have major problems. inbound upper level of the bridge is closed outbound. let's go over to a web cam, and bridge. this is traffic trying to get out of staten island to the goethals bridge. so it is a traffic hold for about 15 more minutes. we have street cleaning rules in effect for today.
it's 4:48. new this morning, former nba champ lamar odom is on his way back home. he was seen boarding a plane. odom plans to attend kanye west's fashion show. this would be odom's first public appearance since being october. he was released from a los angeles hospital last month. a gun and hover board combined to make a deadly combination. a 13-year-old boy in orlando go, florida was killed by a gunshot to the head in a relative's home. an 18-year-old told them he was playing with the gun while on a hover board when he fell and the gun went off. the homeowner faces charges of possession of a firearm by convicted felon. the gunman who shot and killed robert f. kennedy has been denied parole for the
sirhan sirhan said he doesn't remember the assassination in 1968. kennedy had just won the primary and was shot after a victory speech in los angeles. he gets another parole hearing in five years. the nation's top law enforcement official says the department of justice has no choice but to sue ferguson, missouri. the city council rejected a deal this week that would have brought sweeping reforms to its police department. attorney general loretta lynch says the residents of ferguson should not have to wait for an agreement on how they treat poor people. >> these were not only egregious, they were routine. they were driven at least in part by racial bias. >> ferguson's leaders say their vote wasn't a rejection to the deal, rather they were
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you are watching "eyewitness news." i'm meteorologist bill evans. today will be setting off a day of cold and wind that only gets colder as we go into our weekend. we have clear to partly cloudy skies with a couple of snow showers still out here on the eastern end of long island. this will continue for a little while longer, but any time you could be getting bursts of snow that will be around. we'll be seeing this new out today. so there you go. looking at the next several hours, temperatures in the 20s, that's it. next five days, we'll be looking at temperatures below the freezing mark. we'll have sunshine, but it's going to be cold. dress warmly. heather, cover up your eyeballs out there. >> fist, i need to do this. we have the goethals bridge with traffic trying to get over to the goethals bridge making your way over to new jersey. in about six minutes, they should be reopening the
we're also looking at route 80 as you head each in rockaway. jackknifed tractor-trailer. we have only one lane open. then the van wyck going north in the l.i. e. the accident with two lanes closed. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. an after-school instructor in a queens mosque is accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl. he is accused of sexually assaulting the student inside of that mosque. police say the case came to light when the alleged victim told an instructor what happened. a stockpile of weapons were discovered inside of an apartment in reno park. they seized 45,000 rounds of ammo, rifles, bullet-making equipment and bulletproof vests. prosecutors say the 33-year-old
and unsecured inside of his home. he's facing reckless charges. children in the island park school district on long island have had their flood days off, but today it's back to school. a combination of the moon cycle, a tide turned some sections of island park into virtual islands. the schools were closed monday and tuesday. because more flooding was expected yesterday, schools were closed once again. the flooding, though, never came, classes will be back to normal this morning. in today's health alert, your fitness level may be linked to the size of your brain. a new study found those who were out of shape had smaller brain volumes compared to their peers who make time to work out. inactivity is among the growing things leading to the brain shrinkage as we age.
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captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org good morning. it's 5:00 a.m., and the passengers on board a cruise ship battered by the storm are returning home. we're live with their frightening stories. >> an exclusive surveillance video shows a man wanted for stabbing his girlfriend and her three children. >> it is cold today and will only get colder for the weekend. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. it is thursday, february 11th.
minutes away from weather and traffic. >> yes it is cold outside this morning. we look at asbury park, new jersey. the camera is bouncing around a little bit here. we are going to be looking at good visibility, just cold temperatures. normal overnight lows are 26, 28. we go from asbury park, which branch. meeter is there. it ought to be working but they are not. windchills 11 la guardia. , jfk, staten island is 17. 12 belmar and wrightstown. that's the real deal feel out there. it's just going to be flat out cold. this is going to be warm weather compared to what's coming for the weekend. we'll talk about that next. >> i can't wait. >> i saw you cringing. >> seriously, i haven't stopped.
we have this traffic hold. they lifted it at 5:00 a.m. as scheduled. let's go over to our maps and talk to you about route 80 eastbound. jackknifed tractor-trailer. only one lane is squeezing by through that area. then we had word that north right by exit 22 was extinguished and clear add way, but it's still out there going onto the northbound side. subway service is running on or close to schedule with street cleaning rules in effect. lori, over to you. thousands of people are thankful to have spent the last eight hours on dry land after experiencing a nightmare at sea. royal caribbean's anthem of the seas sailed right into a major storm and had to cut the cruise short. "eyewitness news" reporter mallory hoff is live in bayonne with reaction from the frightened passengers. mallory? >> reporter: good morning. this is a frustrated group of
the remaining passengers will make their way off the ship this morning. they are more than ready for the so-called vacation to come to an end. the anthem of the seas cruise ship is safe at dock in bayonne. some say the captain desevens to be in jail for sailing them into a wild storm with hurricane force winds. the ship made it back home and people coming ashore cheered at their release. some even kissed the ground. >> it was horrendous. there was little communication. it felt at one point that i wasn't going to see my family >> reporter: passenger videos show the horrible conditions for those on board as the world's third largest cruise ship was rocked by the storm with close to 6,000 people swirling in their cabin. >> we kept going underwaterp. >> that guy should be thrown in jail thrown in jail! >> reporter: the royal
sorry for exposing passengers into such extreme weather. it's now reviewing its weather policies. at least one passenger said the captain may have gotten into the storm but -- >> i don't know, maybe it was a mistake. he was able to get us out. that's the most important part. >> reporter: the passengers will be reimbursed for this cruise. we're learning now that they'll get 50% off their next cruise. for so many on board, that is just not going to cut it. live in bayonne, mallory hoff. the search is on for the suspected kill who're stabbed his -- killer who stabbed his girlfriend and three of her children. dray clark is live in westerleigh, staten island. dray? >> reporter: eyewitnesses described a bloody scene where
a mother and her three children suffering at the hands of a madman with a knife. this is exclusive video of the suspect police are now looking for, 23-year-old michael sykes. you see him casually walking through a deli in staten island yesterday morning around 7:30. an hour later, police say sykes stabbed his 26-year-old girlfriend, rebecca cutler, to death along with two of her children. a third child survived the stabbing and is listed in critical condition. police recovered a bloody knife at the scene here on gannon avenue. now this morning there is a city wide search to find michael sykes. >> he called a family member about 10:30 and admitted to the crime to a family member. he said he may take his own life, but we'll see if that happens. right now, i would suggest to everybody to call 911 immediately if you see him or know his whereabouts.
go to that location. >> reporter: this ramada inn also served as a homeless shelter for families. after the stabbing has beened yesterday morning, 28 families had to be relocated. dray clark, channel 7 "eyewitness news." we have breaking news out of france. at least six children have been killed in a crash involving a bus and a truck. that bus was care rig 17 people and several other children reportedly were injured in the wreck. the six deaths come just one day after two other children were killed in another school bus crash in france. new this morning, a manhattan woman was hit and killed while walking just ten minutes away from her home. a flatbed truck ran into 63- year-old maria last night in washington heights. she was hit near 165th street
she died a short time later. no charges have been filed. another deadly accident. this is alexia smith. police are still trying to find the van that hit the 16-year- old at francis lewis boulevard morning. that van continued east on sunrise highway. anyone with information is 1-800-577-tips. there's been an investigation into eric garner's death. he died after being placed in an apparent choke hold by police on staten island in the summer of 2014. in the race for president and bernie sanders and hillary clinton go head-to-head tonight in the next democratic debate. sanders is riding high after
he raised more than $5 million in the 24 hours after that primary. both candidates are focused now in south carolina where each hopes to do well with minority voters. governor chris christie quit the race after a sixth place finish in new hampshire and former business executive carly fiorina is also getting out of the race after failing to draw any real support. donald trump is making the most of his win mocking hillary clinton for not being able to, in trump's words, "get through that wacky socialist dye." >> he's got no not hold back, you know? it's 5:08. you are never more than seven minutes away from traffic and weather. >> i have played ping-pong with donald trump, okay? he trash talks in ping-pong.
looking at a wind out of the northwest. we're looking at snow showers on the eastern end of long island and snow showers back to our west. this is going to be the cold air that kind of squeezes out what moisture is out there. it's going to be windy and cold today. there will be snow showers at times. you go out this morning and there is a coating of snow on cars and sidewalks. today the temperature is below the freezing mark. the teens are around the five boroughs. flurries and cold today. the huckleberries will be at the bus stop. you know what? they probably won't. it's cold. >> they've got to pay that kid. >> yeah. >> add a kid onto there. [ laughter ] >> we'll bribe a kid and be on the lookout with a bus. >> by kid, i mean another adult, of course. you can see traffic backed itch
let's go to our maps. subway service is on or close to schedule. if you were going onto route 80, eastbound side, only one lane is squeezing by this area with a jackknifed contract. new england thruway north, vehicle fire finally extinguished and cleared away. bundle up. it is 5:10, and still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, the big step forward in combating the zika virus. how olympic officials are trying to ease concerns among athletes and what mainer de blasio is doing today. >> plus, outrage over a bill that's getting attention with social media.
new video this morning of a brooklyn man who was arrested on charges that he beat, robbed, and raped a 56-year-old woman in the stair well of her bronx apartment building. raymond jenkins shouted he was innocent to his sister and pregnant wife as he was led out of the bronx special victims unit last night. the alleged assault took place in university heights last friday night. 5:13, and new this morning, an unbelievable story in connection with the police shooting death of a 12-year- old. the city of cleveland has filed a $500 claim to the estate of tamir rice. rice was shot and killed by officers responding to a report of a man with a gun. rice was actually holding a toy weapon. the claim filed against his estate is to cover ems and
treat the 12-year-old after he was shot. time is 5:14. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> this is on the george washington bridge, and we're looking to the east. we've got good visibility with temperatures that are in the mid and upper 20s. 25 in the park here. west wind 12, 23. jfk and la guardia. with 20 mile-per-hour winds. pressure rising with a brand new surge. yesterday's high was 39 right year. we had that little trace of snowfall yesterday. 7:00. we'll have a nice sunrise and sunset today, but we'll be below freezing for the next five days. winter's coldest this weekend. 100-year-old record within reach sunday morning. just to remind you, you rodent
phil, chuck, and i don't even know what the other groundhogs say? >> just ugly. >> anybody got a recipe for groundhog? this is now the time to use it. [ laughter ] >> really? [ laughter ] >> cook it up. i'll eat it. here's what's going on. 23, 25 down the shore. here we go. we've got the winds out of the west here at 12, 25 miles per hour. here are the gusts so far. white plains always a windy spot where the meters are downtown. 30 on long island. so the real feels are in the teens. we've got a high pressure ridge cooking in out of the northwest. the temperature is 29 degrees to 20 north and west.
real feels that are going to be much colder. there will be some bursts of snow at times today. maybe a little on saturday. you see these windchills as we start the day tomorrow at 2 below. single digits around much of the area to, you can call it, low teens, 10 and 11. after school today, 29, blustery, cold, snow showers. kiddos, dress warmly with everything you've got. a snow shower, burst of snow saturday, falling temperatures. the real feel is 10 and 20 below this weekend. flurries today, feels like 5 to 15. tomorrow, the arctic front comes in. later tomorrow, meaning tomorrow night, then you'll see this weekend, we're going to be looking at sun, bursts of snow squalls on saturday, dropping doen to 2 degrees. that would tie a 100-year-old record. then on valentine's day, it'll
still at about, you know, 10 below. warms back up on monday. we had a shot of rain, snow, ice mix on tuesday, but we're back into the 40s. >> so much for those groundhogs, right? >> yeah. >> vittles. >> bill always said never trust a groundhog. [ laughter ] >> that's true. they're not trustworthy. >> oh, my god. [ laughter ] >> you bit two mayors and a weatherman. [ laughter ] >> and countless others. >> yeah. >> animal! if you are planning to use mass transit, long island railroad, metro-north, new jersey transit, they are running on or close to schedule. we have a minor issue on george washington bridge at the tolls. as you come off the george washington bridge heading to the southbound side of the west side highway, we have an accident. all lanes are closed.
traffic is really starting to back up. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken, lori, over to you. still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, another round of recalls announced due to defective takata air bags. what you need to know about the newer cars. >> we're heading into a cold stretch of winter weather as
5:21, mayor de blasio meeting with the u.s. olympic committee dealing with athletes worried about competing in this summer's games in brazil. the cdc confirms a link between the mosquito-borne virus and birth defects in brazilian babies. specialists will discuss the safety concerns with american team members. many athletes may skip the olympics because of the outbreak. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> not much in the way of flurries popping up right now. we're looking at 22 to 25 degrees as a temperature. we've got 26 around jamaica queens. look at the winds out of the west-northwest at 22. so the real feel around 11
take the ride over from the staten island ferry today. get in there quick, hunker down and winds gusting up to 28 miles per hour. we'll be looking at sunday's low setting the record from 1916. the la of the time the temperature hit -- the last time the temperature hit zero, you go back to '94, so it's been a minute. what have you got going on over there? >> reporter: we have that problem once you come off of the george washington bridge. a couple of minutes ago, all lanes were closed down. they are reopened. the george washington bridge southbound ramp to the west cleared away. long island railroad, new jersey transit running on or close to schedule. the minor delay at the tolls, lincoln is minor, holland is a minor delay. this is where we have a big problem, a jackknifed tractor- trailer in rockaway. as a result, we have only one lane open.
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suspect. >> we have the stories after the ship sailed right into a powerful storm. >> looking right into times square. frigid temperatures with record-breaking cold. good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> thanks for starting the morning with us. it's thursday, february 11th. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> temperatures are starting out around the mid-20s and the five boroughs. 29 easthampton and dan bury, connecticut 22 to 12 in monticello. that's only half the story. we add the winds to that, and it is much colder tonight. we're looking athe a wind out
out of the northwest. brisk breaks of sunshine. we'll have flurries and pop-up snow showers that will be around. the real feels will be in the teens. dress warmly, lots of layers for today. take it from someone like me who's had frostbite and lost a few little things. finger nails. fingernails! [ laughter ] >> that didn't come out right. [ laughter ] >> no, it didn't. okay. subway status, f&g trains with track work at church avenue. uptown express only church avenue to smith and ninth streets. going here into the george washington bridge, southbound ramp to the west side highway, we had an accident there. that accident has been cleared away. all bridges are doing fine at this point. the western spur of the new jersey turnpike north.
western spur is closed with an ongoing construction project. they haven't lifted that construction yet. so go over to the eastern spur if your plan is to go to westbound route 3, exit at 16w, of course. new jersey transit long island railroad running on or close to schedule. a vehicle fire has been extinguished and cleared away. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. ken, over to you. police are asking for tips this morning locating this man caught on exclusive surveillance video. michael psychs is accused of -- sykes is accused of killing his girlfriend and stabbing three of her children. >> reporter: the stabbings happened in staten island. this morning there is still a police officer guarding the
police are looking for michael sykes, who threatened to kill himself after the stabbings. >> she struggled and struggled. this is what happened. >> reporter: a family member talks about the life of rebecca cutler, the 26-year-old mother of three stabbed to death yesterday morning, along with two of her young children. a third child, a 2-year-old girl girl survived the stabbing and is listed in critical condition and expected to survive. police say her boy present, michael sykes -- her boyfriend, michael sykes, is the man who did it. >> we want him off of the streets as fast as we can. >> reporter: police say this exclusive video will help. it shows him in castleton corners just minutes before it's believed he stabbed cutler, her 2-year-old and 1- year-old daughters and 4-month- old little girl the couple share. police believe it happened around 9:00 yesterday morning
gannon avenue that serves as a homeless shelter. relatives say they found out about the tragedy on the news. >> they are taking it real bad, especially my wife and her sisters. rebecca sess sisters, they're taking it real hard. >> reporter: police tell us they also recovered a bloody knife at the scene, the same knife they believe michael sykes used to murder the family. meanwhile, police also say after the killings that sykes contacted a family member by phone and toll them what happened and threatened to kill himself. he was last seen on the island ferry. if by chance you come across michael sykes on the street, you are urged to call 911 right away. dray clark, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> thank you. it is 5:34. more passengers are expected to leave a battered cruise ship just hours from now.
a major storm that left major damage behind. mallory hoff is live in bayonne with some of their terrifying tales. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you can only imagine how happy these passengers are to putting this trip behind them. you can imagine the passengers want to get up and out today. passenger video shows the horrible conditions for those on board the anthem of the seas, the world's third largest cruise ship rocked by 125 mile- per-hour winds close to 6,000 people were left swirling in their cabins. the company says they have made changes to storm avoidance policies. it's standing behind the ship's captain. the vast majority of passengers, though, are not. >> they are not paying for
they are not giving us any reimbursement! all of these people had to change their flights. they are not giving them money for that. you are on your own. you under bayonne, good-bye. >> everyone was falling. i got hit by something. it was probably the worst experience. >> i am never going toen a cruise again. >> reporter: four passengers report minor injuries. some of the ship's funnel areas, we're told -- public areas, we're told do, have damage that will have to be fixed over the weekend before the ship takes off again on saturday. a lot of these passengers, though, say, they won't be cruising again any time soon. live in bayonne this morning, mallory hoff, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> mallory, thank you. new this morning, police want your help finding a man who attacked a woman on a rush hour train. investigators say the man kicked then spat on a woman monday morning on a northbound number 1. as he got off the train at 23rd street.
police are investigating a possible hate crime in brooklyn. take a look at surveillance image of the 25-year-old victim who was stabbed in the back yesterday morning. he was standing there in full hasidic garb in front of a building in crown heights. the victim is expected to survive. borough president eric adams will hold a rally today in a show of sol date. -- solidarity. muhammad is accused of molesting a 9-year-old in east elmhurst. police say the case came to light during a sexual abuse prevention workshop when she told the instructor what happened. the manslaughter trial of an nypd officer in court yesterday, jurors asked to
officer on the night he shot and killed 28-year-old akai girly in the darkened stair well in brookline in 2014. if the jury doesn't come one a verdict, deliberations continue tuesday due to the holiday. if convicted, leanne could face up to 15 years in prison. you are never more than seven minutes away from traffic and weather. >> reporter: how about we take a look at our camera from times square looking southward? we're looking at a morning where we've got good visibility. here is the beautiful upper west side of manhattan right here, our little corner right here at west 66th and columbus avenue. some of the cars going by have some snow. some of that salt and stuff on there, too. you have to get to the car wash. 33 degrees, cloudy skies. a northwest wind at 15 to 25, sometimes gusting to 30 miles per hour. there are snow showers overnight that are now helping out.
in pennsylvania that will drag across and we'll be looking at temperatures today around 24 at 8:00. 27 noontime but not above freezing. we do the weather and traffic together every seven minutes. on a day like today, she's very busy. >> yep, route 80 in wharton, let's tell you what's happening east of this spot with only one lane open. so your delays go almost back to route 15. uptown express only church avenue to smith ninth streets. then you have van wyck hillside to atlantic avenue. we have a couple of lanes as you go to that spot. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. stale ahead, more drama -- still ahead, more drama on the high seas.
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developing overnight, the last four armed protesters in oregon say they will lay down their weapons this morning and surrender to the fbi. one of the group's allies not at the compound was arrested at the airport in portland on his way to the compound. new this morning, coast guard rescued more than three dozen people who had to leave a burning boat in the middle of the ocean. life-saving operation happened nearly 2,000 miles south of hawaii. this is the crew of the hercules aircraft as it prepared to head out for yesterday's rescue.
fishing vessel after flames broke out yesterday afternoon. more than 30 were in life rafts. all are okay. bill evans has one frigid accuweather forecast. >> no doubt. the chrysler building today brought to you by dodge where any day the chrysler building and dodge, for that, any day is a good day to get a new car. >> let's look outside and see we have skies that are clear to partly cloudy. here on the west side, looking at lincoln juilliard. it's got that cold wind so all of the sand and salt that's been around, it's powdery here and frozen so the temperature is 25. the humidity is 34%. we have a west wind gusting up to 20. 41 is our normal high.
near this until tuesday of this week. winter's 100-year-old cold record is within reach. i'll have around orange, 12, 25 down the shore. look at the wind. it's just cranking out of the northwest, 13, 17, 23 miles per hour. so we are seeing more of the wind that's creating, you know, this real feel out there. wind gusts have been at 32 and 33 miles per hour. 30 even around bridgeport and belmar. the real feels here are around 11. 3 below to start the day, monticello. with snow on the ground, it makes it feel really cold with the winds.
20s. tomorrow the teens is it a start the day. at times you see flurries or bursts of snow or snow squalls. that's the evidence of the cold polar air coming in. by 4:00, we're looking at zero for the real feel of monticello. tomorrow starting the day almost in the single digits. tomorrow evening, the arctic blast comes in. you think it's cold now, wait until you goat to 10 to 20 -- get to 10 to 20. 22 on saturday. windchills up to 30 below. tomorrow, we've got a cold day despite the sunshine. the arctic front comes in late in the day. here's your seven-day forecast.
getting medieval here. we'll see 10 to 20 below temperatures on saturday. valentine's day, 19 degrees. we warm up in the 40s on tuesday. we'll have a shot at rain, ice, and wet snow mixed as we get back into next week. the next five days is cold. as we say in spainish, el coldo. >> i don't remember having that when i studdied spanish, but it -- when i studied spanish, but it must be some slang. [ laughter ] >> sg trains we have track work at church avenue. only church avenue to smith 9th street. new jersey transit running on or close to schedule. then you have a jackknifed tractor-trailer 80 east, only one lane is getting by at this point. the turnpike, the western spur
let's look at a web cam as you travel onto the l.i. e. street cleaning rules are in effect. ken, over to you. 5:47. children in the island park school district oning on island timely heading back to class after three flood days. the moon's cycle, high tides, and a series of winter storms turned some sections of island park into virtual islands. schools had to be closed monday and tuesday. the flooding did not come yesterday and classes will be back to normal this morning. still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, rallies are planned in new york city before and against pop superstar beyonce. find out why.
it's 5:50. demonstrators both for and against beyonce plan to face off. some are against her song formation. many who are part of the hashtag #boycott beyonce movement say it's antipolice. beyonce supporters are calling for a counterprotest. a picture's worth a thousand words, so here is a house that has a lot to say. check out this house on manhattan beach. he covered the mace he calls home as a child with pictures. he says he did it as a tribute
his mom, sister and other relatives who spent their lives in the community. all. >> all the way up until the day he died, he was doing something in the community. valentine's day is a true labor of love for one family in virginia. the loving family goes all out in the days leading up to february 14th. anyone passing about i their home is treated to a display of love. the front yard is filled with 4 foot hearts and even a kissing booth. stephanie loving is the mastermind behind all of this. she works up ideas all year and then gets to work the exhibits. >> second week after thanksgiving i start decorating for valentine's. i love it and every year i put something new out for people to enjoy. >> loving says her love for
she was a kid and would receive cards and treats from classmates. so you can wish your valentine a happy valentine's day. 5:52. coming up, an emotional return home. lamar odom is set to arrive in new york city any minute for the first time since a near fatal overdose. >> bundle up before you head outdoors. meteorologist bill evans will be back with another look at the frigid accuweather forecast. >> we're excited to announce the return of tgit with all new
good morning. i'm meteorologist bill evans, five minutes before 6:00 a.m. we have a few flurries on eastern long island and temperatures that are quite cold. we could see the temperatures drop through the 20s and on down. as a matter of fact, 26 will be our temperature at 6:00 this morning. so 27 at 9:30 later on. so our single digits will be there. this is weather and heather every seven minutes. she will talk about the mass transit. >> that is right. we have earlier track work had been completed. you can expect residual delays. lir, new jersey transit doing just fine. we had this jackknifed tractor- trailer in rockaway. new jersey turnpike western spur closed northbound with construction.
go to the eastern spur on the northbound side. the southbound western spur is open. we also have an accident on the parkway near executive boulevard. here is the van wyck expressway on the southbound side getting into the kew gardens interchange. we'll head to the maps to tell you that we have construction on hillside avenue into atlantic avenue. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. former nba champ lamar odom was seen last night boarding a private plain from california to new york. according to us weekly, he plans to attend kanye west's fashion show. he was released from a los angeles hospital last month. closing in on 6:00, and just ahead this morning, a
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