tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC August 9, 2016 6:00am-7:01am EDT
a young woman's murder one week ago. donald trump aims to calm critics by laying out his specific plan for jump starting the economy while hillary clinton finds herself in the center of a new lawsuit. good morning i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm shirlene allicot in for ken rosato. thank you for joining us. it is tuesday august 9th. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill in the sun. -- it is 6:01. and in 33 seconds the sun will be officially up. high, thin clouds with the sun's rays refracted through the particles. gives us the nice orange in the morning. red sky in the morning means sailor take warning. that could mean showers and thunderstorms are on the way for tomorrow.
clear skies. 63 brookhaven. 65 east hampton. a good day today with a lot of sunshine. very low humidity today, mid- 80s to upper 80s. weather then heather every 7 minutes. mass transit. >> it is doing okay. long island railroad, j ersey transit and metro north all checking in on or close to schedule, no major issues there. and here's is the 59th street bridge making your way across the span. you can see it looks okay, no major issues to report on the span at thisoi but we do have a problem on the bridge queens brown upper level right at the 21st street exit going into queens, this over high tractor trailer, it is on the zebra stripes. once they try to remove it that is where the problems may come in. the disabled vehicle has been cleared away, alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. mass transit doing okay.
you. 6:01. onto the breaking news in the bronx. police just gave us an update on a shootout inside a deli that left one man dead. the gunman shot by police after getting his hands on one of their guns. >> reporter: good morning again lori. police have are a chance to review the surveillance video inside that deli, so they have given us a broader, clearer view, so s what happened out here at 1:08 this morning. the suspect, 30-year-old ephraim guzman was in a deli and he was kicked out. he went across the street to another deli. the worker from the first deli followed him across the street to warn the workers there. the man again started problems.
the phone calling 911. one person went outside and flagged down two police officers. they go inside. guzman struggles with the officers, he is able to grab the officer's gun from the holster. the suspect fires off 15 rounds. one of those bullets fatally hits the worker who had come across the street. he is a 49-year-old man. the second officer fires three times at guzman. he hits him twice in the torso, hospital. the 49-year-old worker pronounced dead. ephraim guzman is in stable condition this morning. i asked the police chief how difficult it is to snatch a gun from a police holster. >> it's not an easy thing to do. if a holster -f if the gun is in the holster, the holster has
it happened. it was grabbed and pulled out of a holster. now neither of those officers were injured. in fact they say the video shows those officers were pretty much shielding the customers so they would not be in the lane of fire. live here in the bedford park section of the bronx. new details on a fire inside a historic building the bowery that sent smoke over lower manhattan. broke out inside the olinger man bank building, reportedly being converted into high-end offices. social media video shows fire on the roof of the 6-story structure. the damage is unclear along with the cause of the fire. the neighborhood of howard beach queens is coming together to share grief and desire for answers into the murder of karina vetrano. one week ago today she went out
eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live on the scene with reaction from the victim's aunt. >> reporter: shirlene good morning. this is all weighing heavily on the howard beach community. police will be out searching for evidence, and this community is now searching for answers and some reassurance that karina's killer will be found. police will be looking through this heavily weeded area later this morning. at a community meeting last night hundreds of peop saint helen's church. neighbors of the 30-year-old and her family want to know what is going on with this police investigation. vetrano was killed a week ago today while out for an evening jog. police did offer reassurances to those demanding better security at last night's meeting. they have spent the week following leads, interviewing sex offenders in the area and following up on tips from crime
to the crowd. >> we are so grateful for the support and both from the community and from the police. >> reporter: so far police have received 30 tips to their crime stoppers hotline. they say they are following up on all of them. live in howard beach this morning, diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. 6:06. at another murder mystery involving a woman from new york city who was killed while jogging in her hometown near boston. zechariah is being charged with multiple counts of murder. a norwegian national of somali origin who moved to the uk 14
a public defender during his first court appearance. the race for president all about differing visions for the american economy. donald trump and hillary clinton both spoke yesterday in detroit and trump announced a revamped economic plan
that will revitalize the nation by cutting taxes for workers and businesses. >> i am proposing an across-the- board income tax reduction, especially for middle income americans. new and really good paying jobs. the rich will pay their fair share, but no one will pay so much that it destroys jobs or undermines our ability, as a nation, to compete. >> trump also blamed clinton for the execution of an iranian nuclear scientist. the man was accused of spying for the u.s., after his name appeared in messages sent to clinton's personal e-mail
for the economy. but clinton fired back saying trump's economic team is made up of wall street bankers and an oil baron all intent on making sure the wealthy don't pay their fair share. >> economists left, right, in the middle all say the same thing. that trump's policies would throw us into a recession. the last thing we need. foundation says trump's tax cuts would amount to some $12 trillion over the next decade that that would increase the national debt. parents of two of the four americans killed in benghazi are suing hillary clinton. the lawsuit blames the deaths on what it calls clinton's extreme carelessness in handling confidential information while she was secretary of state. the clinton campaign responded
found no evidence of any wrongdoing by clinton. a new independent candidate, everyone mccullen. a former cia counterterrorism officer is running as a third party conservative alternative to donald trump. he is attacking the two leading candidates. he calls clinton a corrupt career politician and he says nation worst fears when it needs unity, not division. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. here's our sunrise from the judge on the new jersey side as we look toward the east, it is a really pretty morning. a lot of sun, beautiful sunrise across central park. over the east river to long island sound. low humidity, very nice way to start the day.
is some rain down south. with the warm front that creeps up tonight and tomorrow. let's get out the door and get going. we have sunshine this morning. temperatures will be in the 78- degree range by 8:00. mid-80s by noon. low humidity, upper 80s this afternoon. humidity returns tomorrow. thunderstorms too. hot and humid weather for the weekend. weather then heather every 7 minutes. i would guess that is columbus avenue. the l.i.e. it is the l.i.e. near jericho turnpike. >> reporter: the westbound side is picking up a little bit of volume there. this is the l.i.e. through queens, westbound side picking up volume. eastbound you still have this construction. this is actually the eastbound side here. the vehicle is sitting there in the right lane, slowly but surely clearing that away. over to our maps, long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north all doing okay.
bridge queens bound upper level at the 21st street exit on the queens side over high tractor trailer. here's the bqe coming into the brooklyn bridge. the brooklyn bridge is doing just fine. you have your typical volume there. garden state parkway southbound near exit 138 accident cleared. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today a dally shooting inside a deli in the bronx. we are posting updates as we get them on our facebook page. evacuations spreading by the thousands as a wildfire grows even larger in southern california. and a plan to ease
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silver lake. drought has left the area in incredibly dry shape. a daycare owner is under arrest in connection with the death of a 2-month-old baby in connecticut. nadia carrillo is charged with manslaughter. police were called to the daycare july 12th where they found the baby girl bella maldonado unresponsive. maldonado will a later this month. rapper troy has officially filed a lawsuit against the venue and producer of the concert where video shows him firing a gun. lawyers for roland collins say that the club and the promoter failed to provide proper security during the concert at irving plaza last may. two women were hurt and collins was charged with attempted murder.
death. the city is trying to figure out how to make the brooklyn bridge walkway more spacious. new yorkers headed to and from work and tourists snapping pictures. the bridge caters to thousands of people traveling between brooklyn and manhattan. eyewitness news spoke to one new yorker who says it is difficult to just get to work every day. >> it is lovely in the morning because there are no tourists. but coming back in the evening, nightmare. i just realized my bell is not really working. it is going to be 10 minutes of complete pain in the head. >> fix that bell. in the meantime he could see more space in the future. the d.o.t. has a tentative plan to expand the pathway over the lane. they are studying how they can make the walkway large tore
meteorologist bill evans outside our studios on the upper west side. >> reporter: it feels great this morning. skies are clear, low humidity, hardly any wind at all. check out this beautiful sunrise this morning. a beautiful sunrise over the pack. 71. winds southwest, pressurizing. that points to a great day. yesterday's high 86. normal is 84. we are going to be looking at we go into the dog days. they kind of end around the 11th. but the dog star famous for the dog days of summer, that rises on the 15th. hot weather synonymous with the dog days of summer starting tomorrow. temperatures in the mid-60s to upper 50s on the west. a very light wind east to
down to our showers and thunderstorms that come northward. you'll see that coming up overnight tonight. look at tomorrow morning, cloudy skies, humid. breaks of southern clouds tomorrow. look at the afternoon and evening pop up thunderstorms tomorrow more humid, temperatures in the mid-80s and they kind of go away overnight. then the heat is on for the rest of the week. great boating weather, a west to southwest wind 5 knots. almost like the gentle rollers in the atlantic and arou the sound and across new york harbor. 88 degrees this afternoon with low humidity. 73 degrees tonight, nice evening. tomorrow sunshine and clouds, high 85, shower and thunderstorm in the afternoon. here's your accu-weather 7-day forecast. 90 on thursday. friday and saturday 92 degrees, hot and humid. going to be a nice summer
summer cold? >> take some nyquil, stay in the bed and relax. >> oh there you have it. >> reporter: if i take nyquil right now i'll be out. >> you'll be out. >> reporter: by 6:30. >> just relax. that's all. >> reporter: have a good one. over to you heather. >> reporter: this shift makes us want to sleep all the time right? long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north to schedule. 59th street baton rouge queens bound upper level at the 21st street exit over height tractor trailer. it is on the zebra stripe and is not causing any major problems. the problem is going to be when they have to remove the tractor trailer from the 21st street exit. here's the bqe, the brooklyn bridge both ways you are doing just fine, no major issues there. and then up here on to the
street. unauthorized tractor trailer. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. rory. thank you heather. it is safe to say team usa is doing much more than just treading water. ryan murphy gave the americans their sixth straight gold medal and lily king earned gold setting an olympic record. the u.s. men's basketball team bumped venezuel anthony surpassed michael jordan for third place on the americans career scoring list. and an american first, an american fencer, a 30-year-old from maple wood new jersey became the first muslim woman
the most awarded suv of the century. the dow starts the day at 18529, the nasdaq and s & p began just a few points down. japan finished higher, hong kong slipped a fraction. the faa is adding hundreds of air traffic controllers to its ranks, no experience required. the agency posted 1400 entry level positions with
week. accepted applicants will go through a training program and those offered a permanent position will receive a starting salary of $38,000 a year. the median annual salary for an air traffic controller is $122,000. new signs of trouble this morning for twitter. it has put one-third of its san francisco office space up for sub lease with the rent negotiable. twitter laid off 336 employees last year. it started trading and the space now being offered contains work stations for more than 1400 employees. it is the single largest sub lease available in san francisco. 6:25. we still have breaking news. police exchanged gunfire with a suspect armed with one of their guns. also the latest from the bronx, coming up. and we are looking at what is happening here on the parkway, this is traffic
airport. eastbound side doing okay. if you are going to the airport and you are flying on delta, make sure you check with delta before you head out the door because of what happened yesterday. no delays in the weather department. looks like everything is going to be just fine. a day at the beach, 82 degrees. 70, 72 to 69. thunderstorms are on the way. i'll tell you about that next. plus we have updates on all of
at 1:08 this morning. they say the suspect, 30-year- old ephraim guzman, was inside the nand a, deli asking for money or a cell phone being disruptive. they kicked him out of that deli so he went across the street to the a & m deli. but a worker followed him across the street to warn the workers. the video shows people inside, customers, srt calling 911. officers go inside, and guzman begins a scuffle with one of the officers, he is able to grab the officer's gun from his holster. the officer tries to get it back, but as the suspect is falling to the floor he has the gun, he fires 15 rounds and one of those bullets fatally struck the worker who followed him across the street. he is a 49-year-old man, his identity has not been released
officer fired at guzman hitting him twice in the torso. the 49-year-old worker pronounced dead, guzman in stable condition. i asked the chief how difficult it is for someone to snatch a gun from a police holster i don't we are going to review the tactics and equipment involved. looking at the video mr. guzman made a very fast move and basically gun out of the holster. >> reporter: neither of those officers was injud. acted as a shield to make sure none of the customers inside the deli were in the line of fire. channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you for that update. good morning i'm shirlene allicot in for ken rosato. >> and i'm lori stokes. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans. >> reporter: a beautiful morning outside, sunshine. brooklyn bridge basking in the
71 degrees, clear skies, nest wind at 3. 65 to 63 down the jersey shore. just a little wind this morning, going to be a great day. a wind out of the southwest today still keeps that humidity away. it will be absolutely gorgeous. temperatures in the mid-80s by noon to maybe mid and upper 80s later on today. still the humidity stays away until tomorrow. and thunderstorms come with it. yo traffic. weather then heather. what do you have going on this morning? >> reporter: a delay on the bruckner near pelham parkway. an accident. two lanes are closed down through that spot. here's another look right by jfk. you have that volume. eastbound side doing okay. and we have long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north doing just fine. going to the 59th street bridge
tractor trailer. this isn't causing much of an issue at this point. however they are going to have to remove it from the span. that is when the problems will occur. sawmill north near grant street, we have an unauthorized tractor trailer that was removed from the roadway, so that is good news. 5 to 10 minutes across-the- board at our hudson river crossings. street cleaning rules in effect. lori, over to you. heather thank you. bystanders were injured when they were struck by stray bullets in the bronx. this happened last night in the mount hope section. police say a 20-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man were shot when a gunman opened fire in the area they are expected to be okay and so far no arrests. a new york city woman is found dead in massachusetts after she went out for a walk.
a homicide. vanessa marcot worked here in new york city for google but went home to massachusetts to visit her mother. the 27-year-old left for a walk on sunday afternoon but never came back. her body was later found a half mile away in the woods, her feet and hands reportedly burned. >> we have a horrible set of facts, a horrible set of circumstances right now. we are going do everything we can to make sure everying is done. we have to let the police do their job now. >> google released a stadium saying they are stunned by what happened, adding she was known for her passion, volunteer work and love of boston sports. that homicide has echoes of last week's unsolved murder of a jogger in new york city. 30-year-old karina vetrano assaulted and killed while she
good morning. police will be back out here later this morning going through every inch of this heavily weeded area looking for evidence. it has now been 7 days since the murder of karina vetrano and the community came both last night. hundreds of people crowded sane helen's church looking for neighbors. neighbors want to know what's going on with the police investigation. while out for an evening jog in the spring creek national park. police officers reassured those demanding better security saying they have spent the week following leads and interviewing sex offenders in the area. but they are keeping many details of this investigation to themselves. >> i am not going to go into specifics into what was recovered at the time. just understand that the individual or individuals that did this horrendous act might
not letting them know where we are at. >> we definitely need the cameras, we need the lighting. we also need to have a plan in place that secures the park like every other national park is secured. >> reporter: neighbors say they would like to see some additional security measures at this park, maybe lighting at night and some of these weeds cut down. that is something that the national park service is now looking into. 30 tips to their crime stoppers hotline. they are following up on all of them. diana rock co-channel 7 eyewitness news. breaking news on the upper east side now. police are investigating an assault and a robbery. >> and john del giorno just arrived over the scene in news copter 7. >> reporter: lori you can see fifth avenue there. you can see where police
told this happened around 6:00 this morning. apparently a person was slashed on the street. the person has been taken to lennox hill hospital with lacerations to the face. two male suspects may have fled toward the park. nypd has just called a mobilization here we'll be seeing a lot more police here as the investigation into there gets underway. 6:37. the new york city health department will be out in full force again today, spraying mosquito killing pesticide. trucks will spray in parts of brooklyn and queens. officials are trying to prevent the spread of west nile and the potential of the zika virus. yesterday the health department conducted aerial spraying in four outer boroughs. we have learned 250 delta flights have been canceled this
recover its operations. a power outage knocked out delta's computer system worldwide yesterday morning, stranding thousands of people. delta says their systems were brought back online yesterday, but they are still working in recovery mode. the airline has apologized to its customers, but says more delays are expected. delta is offering travel vouchers for certain customers impacted by the glitch. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and morning 6:38. a beautiful morning from our camera midtown looking south toward the harbor. lady liberty there, ellis island on the right. the distance at sandy hook, new jersey. great temperatures, there is showers and warm humid air to our south. that will creep northward but
upper 80s today with a low humidity. we are going to be looking at a great boating days. waves only 2 feet winds out of the west-southwest today. humidity and thunderstorms return tomorrow. 90-degree weather maybe a heat wave starts on thursday. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. what's going on? >> we are looking at the west side highway as you come onto the southbound side. the distance. slow southbound, you can expect uptown delays as a result of that. the 59th street bridge heading into queens upper level at the 21st street exit over height tractor trailer still needs to be cleared away. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north no major issues there. we have a problem in fair lawn, new jersey. we have route 208 south near fair lawn avenue, that is an
minutes inbound upper level judgment lincoln and holland 15 -- upper level, judgment -- george washington bridge. another accident aboard a ride. how three children tumble off a ferris wheel. and the new yorker who had his donald trump sign torched. the specia phone call he received from the candidate fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in. i know it's in. it's in, but it's not working.
new this morning a queens man is facing charges after police say he attacked an officer with a knife. the nypd says crosby craig stabbed an officer in the hand as they tried to get him out of a bathroom yesterday. he had bee before the attack. nypd negotiators per waded him out of the bathroom after -- persuaded him out of the bathroom after three hours. new video of the suspect in an apparent bias attack on the subway. this is the man police say yelled homophobic slurs at another man saturday night on the uptown 2 train. when it pulled into 110th street he punched the victim in the face. the two men then fought on the
stabbed twice. the attacker fled. three girls are recovering after a terrifying 35-foot fall from a ferris wheel near knoxville, tennessee. the girls were at a county fair when the ferris wheel got stuck. they were thrown out, hitting metal bars on their way down. all the girls were rushed to the hospital but were responsive. they are still though in serious condition. also learning more about boy in kansas city. police say caleb schwab died from a neck injury when he fell off a giant slide sunday. caleb, the son of a kansas lawmaker was in the front of a raft, riding with two women behind him when he somehow flew out of the ride. the water park is providing grief counselors for employees and guests. the park will be open tomorrow but the ride will remain closed. donald trump has phoned in
pro trump lawn sign was torched over the weekend. trump thanked the man and commended the artist for the giant red white and blue tee. the burned 12 by 8-foot sign is being replaced today. the owner says the new sign will be quote huge. both the nypd and fire department are investigating this arson attack. 6:45 and "good morning america" is next. let's check in with george stephanopolous. >> good morning. we are going to start out with donald trump as well today. the latest on his attempt to reboot his campaign. the big economic speech yesterday in detroit. but he is facing new questions. prominent republican senator susan collyns has said she will not vote for trump. that comes after a letter from 50 reform officials who say he is too great a risk. and we also have the second jogging murder in a week. this time in massachusetts. you see the young woman right there worked in new york.
after last week's murder in queens. so nancy grace is going to join us live to weigh in on that this morning. day 3 of the olympic games boosting the medal count and women's gymnastics coming up today on "gma." thank you much have a good show. let's check in now with meteorologist bill evans. he is back outside with the accu-weather forecast. >> reporter: low humidity, a light wind feels great. folks are getting in off the subway, getting ready to start the day. a look outside at a beautiful lime lapse from our crew working hard -- time lapse from our crew, working hard. looking lick a beautiful start to what is going to be a great day today with low humidity. lots of sunshine. beautiful weather. across flushing bay, going to be a pretty day. going to be a low humidity day.
for awhile. calm wind, pressure at 30. 20. strong high pressure the high is centered over the mid- atlantic and will start sliding eastward. humidity on hold for one more day. looking at sunshine, what is going to be hazy, hot and humid weather returning tomorrow. hotter as we go into friday and the weekend. you know, it will feel like the summer dog days. >> i heard you don't feel well. >> reporter: 70 around queens and brooklyn and out across the east end 65 degrees. today 5, 60 down the jersey shore. we do have a little light wind down the east and southwest. for most of the day the bind will be out of the southwest. and the -- the wind will be out of the west-southwest. you can see the rain over virginia to dc that creeps north. you can see the clouds increasing tonight from the south. and that is the moisture, coming up. so you see we start the day
river valley. by lunch time we have pop up showers and a thunderstorm. by afternoon a scattered shower and a thunderstorm. so that will be in this moist, soupy air with this warm front going by, even into tomorrow night. mid-80s by lunch time and this evening we'll have a beautiful sunset, great boating day today. waves two feet in the sound, about a foot in the sound, two feet in the atlantic, three feet late in the day wees southwest wind. 88 today. clouds, warm and humid. a thunderstorm. high 85. here's your accu-weather 7-day forecast. hot thursday, 92 friday. 92 saturday. that could be a heat wave around the area as we go into the weekend so get ready for that. some days, like maybe friday saturday, it will feel like it is closer to 100, so get ready for that. all right you guys, enjoy. get ready for what is going to be a nice summer week and weekend ahead.
it on over to you heather. and we'll discuss our subway status. signal problems for your 5 trains. you can expect uptown delays as a result. we have the bruckner subject to closure southbound at pelham parkway with an accident. an accident on the southbound side near fair lawn avenue. two lanes had closed as you go through there. 59th street bridge queens bound, upper level tractor from the span. george washington bridge, about a 30 minute delay to a 10- minute delay. depends on your approach. john del giorno showing us the george washington bridge as you leave new jersey coming across the span, it is not a terrible delay at this point. let's go back over to our maps. we'll talk to you about the lincoln. the holland is a 20-minute delay and here's a look at the
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mobilized a search around fifth avenue and east 89th street. two armed robbers may have fled into central park there after attacking and robbing a man on the street. the victim has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries. in the bronx a man has been fatally shot after a suspect grabs an officer's gun and opens fire. >> >> reporter: a 49-year-old man, an innocent victim, is dead. police say he suspect, 30-year-old ephraim guzman, who they say snatched a gun from a police officer's lolls sister. this was at -- holster. this was at 1:08 this morning. guzman was first kicked out of a deli so he went across the street to another deli. a worker from the first deli
officers went inside, guzman began fighting with them, he managed to snatch a gun from the holster and he shot. the man from the first deli was shot, guzman was then shot twice. both were taken to the hospital. the two officers acted as shields so the customers insi be in the line of fire. we will bring you the very latest. channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. it has been a very manageable morning in the traffic center. >> about time. >> reporter: but it is about to change. look at this. news copter 7 up above the george washington bridge upper level in the left lane, tractor
that's going to really start backing things up considering it is in the left lane. at this point the george is about 15 to 20 on the inwound side. that will get worse. lincoln is 30. the holland is a 20 minute day. in fair lawn two lanes closed down south. an accident and a missing manhole cover. you have street cleaning rules in effect. the traffic department has never been manageable. ever. let's take a look outside we'll show you what is haen a lost sunshine, a beautiful day. the weather it is a bit manageable today. not so much tomorrow as we have low humidity and low 70s right now. looking at beautiful weather today with plenty of sunshine and humidity. tomorrow 85, humid a thunderstorm tomorrow and hazy lazy hot and humid thursday through saturday and even into sunday. i'm sir lean al.
good morning, america. breaking overnight, terror on the ferris wheel, three young children fall nearly 50 feet to the ground after their basket flips over. >> i was hollering please stop. stop, stop the machine. >> the girls rushed by helicopter to the hospital. the latest on the investigation right now. massive fires and floods. more than california forcing thousands of residents to flee and remnants of tropical storm javier wreaking havoc on the southwest. new jogger murder mystery. another young woman found dead after going out on a run by herself killed in broad daylight less than one mile from her mom's home. the second deadly incident in just days. two communities on edge this morning. rivalries heat up in rio.