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now for montauk. we'll keep temperatures cooler than the city locations so i think you'll have no problem getting into the low to mid- 0s. by the way, cool air is waiting in the wings. another hot one today but the cool air invades for at least the early part of the workweek. we'll see temperatures in the upper0s and low 80s. if you are looking for a break from the hot air, a shot of cold air is coming in and will moderate things. we'll get as warm as 87 in spots and tomorrow temperatu stay in the mid-80s. we've also got rain. we'll track that coming up. rob? an investigation is under way in queens after a 9-year- old little girl was found dead in her bathroom. we have new information now on who police are talking to this morning. "eyewitness news" reporter marcus solis is joining us live now from richmond hill with more on this tragic story. marcus? >> reporter: behind me, you may
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the fence here. they have been here for 11 hours awaiting outside. relatives of the filed's father in support of him. he is at the police station where detectives are also questioning the child's stepmother. this is video of the child's father yesterday collapsing, overcome with grief after he found out about the death of his daughter. he was at work at the time in brooklyn. he returned back to the house the bathroom was locked with no water in the tub but the child was dead. police immediately labeled it suspicious. the 9-year-old girl had just moved from india to live with her father about three months ago. relatives are at a loss. >> i was shocked, you know? i was shocked. i never think this was going to happen, you know?
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that she's no more. >> reporter: again, the medical examiner to determine the cause of demme. again, no -- cause of death. again, no one's charged as of yet but police continue to question the child's stepmother. marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> thank you. a family is demanding answers in the death of a bronze deli worker of a man accused of grabbing a police officer's gun. a vigil was held outside of the deli and the bedford park section. camara worked at another store across the street. he followed the suspect ephraim guzman to warn them that he was causing trouble in his store. the suspect then grabbed the officer's gun and fatally struck him.
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it is supposed to be secure. >> why was this perpetrator not handcuffed before he was dragged out of the deli by the police officer whose gun was snatched? >> reporter: a second officer on the scene shot guzman. he survived and is now facing charges, including murder. the nypd has not taken any disciplinary action against the officer whose gun was taken. an arrest warrant is issued for a suspect. 18-year-old daqwon jackson allegedly opened fire. two bystanders young girls were wounded in the incident. police are asking anyone who knows where jackson is to please call them immediately. children playing with matches. that is what investigators say
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homes on staten island. authorities say the children's mother was home at the time but not directly soup are sizing the young boys -- not directly supervising the young boys. the fire damaged seven buildings, two of which ultimately collapsed. more than 40 people were forced out of their homes. now to ryan lochte's story matt gutman has the story. >> reporter: this morning, jimmy feigen, the last of the four olympic swimmers caught on camera vandalizing a rio gas station is back in the u.s. that as the swimmers who accused of providing false statements to police now break their silence. overnight, gunnar bentz, the youngest of the swimmers saying it was only ryan lochte, the
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the station only after they had been partying. you can see a man tear down a poster. then you see armed security guards detain them. at this point, ben says ryan stood up and began to yell at the guards after jack and i tugged at him to get him to sit back down. eventually, a good samaritan translated and the swimmers gave the guards about $50 for the damage. lochte wrote "i should have been much more responsible for myself. for that, i am sorry for my teammates, fans, sponsors, and the host of this great event." initially, lochte denied anything happened. then he told nbc -- >> these guys came out with a badge, police badge, no lights, no nothing, just a police badge and pulled us over. >> reporter: lochte's lawyer insisting that his client's apology should not be viewed as an admission of guilt.
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detained before being allowed to return home. lochte has deals worth a reported $1 million. we have breaking news to tell you about in new jersey. state police investigating a very serious accident on the hudson bay extension. take a look at this. traffic cameras capturing the after-math of the accident in bayonne around 7:30 this morning. police say several people were rushed to the hospital. all of them in unknown cond there are extensive backups on the roadway as we speak. we will, of course, continue to update the story for you throughout the day online at abc7ny. coming up on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, donald trump is targeting the african- american community looking for votes. coming up, the bold prediction he just made about his ability to attract black voters. >> a beautiful start this saturday morning looking from
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few clouds out there. temperatures are already pushing the mid-70s. 78 currently in central park. on the rise, we're going to go for 87 with a cause of sunshine throughout the afternoon. tomorrow, showers, possibly even thunderstorms are heavy at times. 84. we'll talk about dropping 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. i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh absolutely. i like that. tech support that lets your technician
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the zika outbreak in miami is prompting a travel warning for the centers for disease control. new virus have popped up many south beach, which is, of course, a huge tourist destination. that's in addition to part of downtown miami where some people contracted zika. federal health expects say pregnant women and women looking to get pregnant should not travel to any part of miami- dade county. >> the risk is still low, but the result is catastrophic. so you have to put both of those things into the esituation.
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that you really want to try to avoid it. >> five new cases of zika contracted in miami were diagnosed yesterday. one of them is a tourist from new york city. now we're going to turn to the race for the white house. donald trump touched down in the louisiana flood disaster zone, and while there, he took aim at president obama. all of this as the candidate deals with another campaign shake-up. the chairman of course bowed out. more from our bureau in los angeles. >> reporter: this morning, trump's campaign chairman is out. paul manaford resigning amid a massive campaign shake-up tanking polls and controversy about his ties to russia. >> i think my father didn't want to be distracted by whatever things paul was
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culpa. >> sometimes you say the wrong things. i have done that. believe it or not, i regret it. >> reporter: he's still not calling it an apology. >> is that an apology? >> no, see ya. >> reporter: trump made a visit to flood ravaged louisiana showcasing his compassionate side. >> i just got back from a tour of the devastation in louisiana. the way i'm dressed. >> reporter: and slamming the president for not visiting, too. >> obama ought to get off the golf course and get down there. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: speaking to a mostly white crowd in michigan, trump urged african-american voters to give him a chance. >> you're living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs! what the hell do you have to
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ignorant, it's staggering." >> that was abc's mary bruce reporting. president obama will head down to baton rouge next week. the white house says the president is eager to get a firsthand look at the destruction caused by flooding and lend support to all of the families affected. the announcement comes after many called on the president to cut his vacation in martha's vineyard short to make that trip. obama will be in baton rouge, again, on tuesday. anheuser-busch is doing its part to help victims of the flooding. th truck loads of water for drinking. more than 250,000 cans are expected to be handed out. this is the biggest donation anheuser-busch has made since superstorm sandy. >> another company jumping in, too. tide is pitching in. they are offering to wash clothes and other belongings for free. the loads of hope truck pulled in to baton rouge yesterday. there is a limit of two loads
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out personal and household cleaning kits to help the people who are affected. having lived in new orleans when katrina hit 11 years ago it is a different storm but a lot of those folks did not have flood insurance. there were 40,000 homes that have been damaged because of that flooding. >> so much of the area is below sea level. >> in new orleans but not this area. the geography is a bit different but the devastation is the same. some folks who espe there have now gotten hit twice by flooding. if you can help, please do. my personal appeal. a lot of suffering down there. straight ahead on "eyewitness news" this saturday morning, a warning to pregnant
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welcome back, everybody. a good day to get outdoors. >> it's busy across the street.
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we're located right here on the upper west side right across from lincoln center. you can see in between we have the, of course, food markets going on all of the time. >> with the waffle cart, mm- hmm. >> have you been there? >> yes! >> i haven't gone in a long time. i was one time enticed by that, but i have been able to steer clear of the temptation since. [ laughter ] good morning, everybody. whatever your enticement today, go for it if it is brooklyn to lower manhattan, blue skies. let's check the numbers in the park. we have 78 degrees already. south wind is light at 7 miles per hour. looking at the numbers across the board, wow, it jumped already to 80 in newark, we're almost there for laked with. there's the south wind today and south-facing shorelines will be influenced just a little bit. they may be limited to the lower to mid 80s.
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location is exactly, certainly more humid than yesterday. so you feel that difference, a mix of sun and clouds. tomorrow, temperatures stick in the middle 80s but thundershowers are expected late tomorrow. so while the temperatures sort of eased back a big, we'll wait for the thunderstorms to come in to a very humid, soupy air mass. when that happens, it could possibly be heavy and creating a real refreshing air mass the satellite radar is few and far between with the clouds early on and no more than a decoration. during the day, we start to get instability setting up in the atmosphere. later on tonight, a mix of sun and clouds. we've got the humidity and we wait for the front, which actually lines up from syracuse all the way through williamsport. that pushes in our direction. some of the breaking up the line of showers and thunderstorms. the latest run shows us after 2:00, 3:00, it starts to push into northwest new jersey
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hours. we don't really shake this until dawn on monday morning. we can still see lingering showers until 6:00, 7:00 on monday morning. behind that, it is clear, beautiful skies and temperatures that are cool in the low 80s for monday and tuesday. your get away takeoff in the catskills. tomorrow the showers and thunderstorms are hitting 78. jersey shore, 87 today. 87 tomorrow, but also tomorrow, you could get a shower or thunderstorm. the hamptons low 80s for days and dry conditions. sea and sand forecast, southeast winds of 3 foot waves with a moderate rip current risk. still going to be muggy today and more comfortable than yesterday. 75 for the city overnight. there it is tomorrow, that 84 degree reading. the chance for the showers and thunderstorms will close out the weekend. you'll be able to salvage the early part of the sunday. then the showers and storms come in later with the front. it looks like they will come in
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79 degrees on monday. tuesday, we go with 80s very sunny and both temperatures will be well below average. we warm it middle of the week. >> nice little sweatch. >> a break from the ac monday and tuesday. >> excellent. >> thank you. in this morning's health alert, experts are saying what a pregnant woman eats could baby's behavior after birth. researchers from king's college london found pregnant women who ate a lot of unhealthy fat and sugar have children with increased rates of adhd, poor pre-natal care set in motion a gene that can lead to behavioral issues. hundreds of fans around the world lined up to get their hands on kanye west's clothing line. the rapper opened 21 temporary
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here in new york. fans waited for hours, in fact, in lines at every, single location. in oregon, people out there said yep, it was worth the wait. >> i'm going to get all i can. i saved up all of my grad money. i will get whatever i can get. i've been waiting for years actually, so i can wait a night or two. >> i don't get it. >> just what a humble kanye west likes to hear i'm sure. only a few people were all store at a time. merchandise ranged from a $50 hat to a $400 military style jacket. >> i'm not waiting in lines for hours for a piece of clothing. >> huh-uh, no matter whose name is on there. >> good for them if that's what you are -- okay. >> toni doesn't get it. >> i don't, do you? >> look, huh-uh, no, i don't. >> continued success, but -- [
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as someone who loves summer, it breaks my heart a little to read this, but it is almost back to schooltime. we've got the gadgets your students will into ed to kick off another school year. >> joining us in the studio's gadget nation steve greenburg. welcome. >> thank you. a little tear in my eye with the back to schooltime. >> we can ease the pain as you go with little to older kids. >> this first one is a must- have. this is a phone for little kids. it is you as a parent program 20 phone numbers that can call in and call out to. there is an emergency button on it and the parents get a text plus a phone call from the child. it's also a gps tracker.
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the child is and get the track location for three days. it's amazing. for keeping track of the kids, this is the way to do it. >> it gives parents complete control. >> we can make it so it doesn't work during school hours or only works after 5:00. you can control all of that on your laptop. lunch boxes are gone. >> yeah. >> for example, this is from built ny. the big apple buddies lunch backpacksp. it's got handles back here, easy to clean on the inside. it comes from a bunch of different characters. ultimately for older kids this is called the ice pack freezable bag. you feel it, it has the mushy gel in it. >> oh, cool. >> you put it in the freezer overnight and it will freeze up. >> that is great. i have one of these bags and you have to put the pack inside. >> it's so much built into the
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wait, wait, wait, when did lunch boxes go out of sale? there should have been a press release. >> i have my captain kirk "star trek" one. >> okay. >> the next thing, the cool in- thing are stoodles. you know what they are? zoodles are sze keennied into you pop them in hot water for 15 to 20 seconds. take them out, put pasta sauce on it tastes amazing. >> the same as normal pasta? >> a little different. >> close enough. >> it's from hamilton beach spirolizer and there are different options what you can do for the noodles. under 40 bucks. >> i saw the ones where you have to crank it with your hands. >> this is the only one that's
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more than likely take a juice pack and spill it on it. this is a water proof case. you can take it and watch it. it's super water proof with bumpers on the side of it so it's really shock proof. you can take your ipad anywhere. from the folks at catalyst it's from the 12.9 to the mini 4. let's be honest, adults can use it, too. a dorm room and pop it. it's really cool for the folks at jazz co. also for a dorm room, this is called a tablet. this you put your tablet in. so when your child is in the dorm room, they can watch their netflix or do their work right on their tablet right like that. it's a convenient way to work this bed. you don't have to be in college for this.
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i have to tell you, you have a very clean floor here in the studio. [ laughter ] >> i have to admit, all of the kids get an abc 7 signal, too. >> isn't that beautiful? [ laughter ] >> thank you so much. for more information, go to stevegreenberg >> i love all of this. no norlun. boxes? i'm -- no more lunch boxes? i'm depressed. the pinstripes lack to wild card as the team took on the angels looking for a boost and got one. just three pitches into the game, the yanks went on to shut out the angels, 7-0. the mets, a different story. they continue the series in san francisco. the game coming down to the wire still tied at 1 in the seventh until the giants made some big plays including a two- run homer handing the mets
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score, 8-1. it is now 9:27. we'll be right back. police questioning the stepmother of a 9-year-old girl found dead in queens. i'm marcus solis. details are coming up in a live report. >> thank you, myrrh cass. just ahead. it is only a drill. emergency tests are happening right now at the port newark elizabeth marine terminals. we're seeing live pictures agencies are conducting a series of drills. hear what your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives.
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just saw with the paddock lean in bed and watch -- with the bad that you can lean in -- with the pad that you can lean in bed and watch. whatever allows me to stay comfortable on the couch longer, i am for it. let's turn to amy freeze who is never lounging and is always out and about. for anybody. >> yeah? >> yeah. we start with temperatures in the upper 70s with an average august 70, about what you would expect. high temperatures. it is a little muggy out there. we hold off on showers and storms until the second half of the weekend. looks great. 78 degrees. great beach day, too, if you are headed in that direction. in and around the boroughs, 80 for sunset park. howard beach currently at 80 degrees.
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island, temperatures are climbing. islip has 79 right now. across the sound, bridgeport starting in the 50s. right now, we've got monticello at 72 degrees. it is a pattern with the hot air today and tomorrow with the mid-80s is quickly replaced early next week by cool conditions. we're talking temperatures in the 70s for daytime highs. i'll tell you when that happens. we'll also look ahead to late in the week to see how temperatures rebound. we'lta and cooler temperatures tomorrow coming up in a few minutes. toni? tragedy in queens. a little girl was found dead in the bathroom of her home. now police are asking a lot of questions this morning to one person of interest. "eyewitness news" reporter marcus solis joins us live from richmond hills with details on who police are speaking to right now. marcus, good morning again. >> reporter: good morning, toni. yes, both the child's father and stepmother here at the 102nd precinct.
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see family members. they have been here throughout the night waiting for information in support of the child's father while police question the stepmother as to just what happened yesterday. we'll show you some video. this is the girl's father collapsing in grief as he learned the news that his daughter was dead. he was at work at the time and returned home. ashdeep was found in a locked bathroom. she was this a bathtub. there was no water in the tub the bathroom was locked. the neighbor who kicked in the door and made the discovery. police are labeling this suspicious. relatives, as we speak, are mourning the loss of this little girl who came from india three months ago to live with her father. they've been out here all night to get answers. >> i'm watching and waiting, you know? i don't see anything, you know?
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what, what happened, you know? >> reporter: again, the autopsy to be performed by the medical examiner and no charges filed against anyone in the case as they continue to question the child's stepmother. marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> thank you, marcus. in other news now, police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a 17-year- old boy dead and another man hurt. officers say on wednesday past a group of people on college avenue. shots were fired from the car into a crowd of people. 17-year-old dante gordon was killed. a 21-year-old man, meantime, remains in critical condition after he was shot in the stomach. a family in newark is looking for answers as a memorial continues to grow for a 24-year-old woman who was hit and killed in a police chase.
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spun off the road. the driver jumped the curb killing 24-year-old china willis. witnesses say gunther started to walk away but police arrested him. they also found a large amount of drugs in his car. >> i blame the cops for chasing him because whatever he did, i'm quite sure it wasn't that serious. >> was the drugs worth y'all taking her life? we will never get her back. >> police haven't said why they were chasing gunther or if it drugs that were found, they say in the car. newark investigators are looking into whether a deadly crash was caused by one of the buses running a red light. one bus t-boned another nearly flipping it over. 70-year-old joseph who was driving the bus with no passengers on board was killed. a female passenger on the other bus also died. one person is still in the
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in serious condition. happening right now, the port authority is conducting a fall-scale emergency exercise. commuters are being reminded this morning that all of this is just a drill. we're getting a live look at where this morning's scenarios will play out. you see it right there. the agency will set off two simulated explosions. one on land, one on the water. members of the port authority, police department, nypd, fdny, in this three-hour exercise. now, all of this is coming amid criticism over how the port authority handled the big scare at jfk airport last weekend. after the incident, the agency did release a statement saying it is committed to providing fast and appropriate guidance during changing situations. from the classroom to the courtroom, hear how a decision to fire a catholic high school administrator stirred up controversy. this is happening in new
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how about some light, sweet, sugary moves. 7-eleven is telling customers to pill up their favorite cup customers to bring in any size cup from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. today to fill it up for just $1.50. not bad. a few restrictions. your cup must fit in a 10 inch diameter hole and must be clean. it also has to be water tight. the company also is limiting the do el to just one cup per customer. limiting the deal to just one cup per customer. >> you don't have to tell me
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i love the surpriseee. >> is that still their jingle, oh, thank heaven for 7eleven? >> they have to bring that back. >> it is a slurpee kind of day. >> coca-cola and raspberry, i'm just say. >> now the machines say quick freeze on it. wait,that 7eleven or the other store? let me set this will 7eleven was the first. so every store on the corner seems like a 7eleven to me. >> please direct your e-mails to amy freeze. [ laughter ] >> whatever. it is a good day for a slurpee. slurpee, ice king, corona iced t lemon style. we'll take it because it will be a hot one, you guys. looking over the west side right now. one of my favorite viewpoints
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tons of sunshine, too. we're reading temperatures right now in central park. going to reverse flip it to 87. south winds right now currently at 3 miles per hour. temperature right now in white plains is 75 degrees. 80 already in new work. lake hurst has 78 degrees. all of these numbers warm up dramatically. tomorrow is actually cooler bought we have showers to track. that is a difference in the weekend day. it's humid this afternoon. it's thunderstorms and showers don't move in until late tomorrow. we've got all day today, part of tomorrow before the showers come in and it could be possibly heavy and gusty. we'll tell you why. we have a humid air mass that tracks the front. the moisture could spell trouble with the showers that do develop. so watch that, and a refreshing breeze coming in with low humidity and much lower temperatures as well. on the satellite and radar, not a lot to see here.
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the afternoon. then we watch the futurecast. clouds come and go, but we know it's more muggy that adds moisture to the atmosphere. then form, we start with some clouds around and a spotty shower. this front will get our attention from syracuse to williamsport, we'll push into the area. watch from philadelphia to northwest new jersey, a lot of moisture in that portion of the front. this is the concern and now the models are catching up to it. i think it even speeds up after 2:00 and we get the chances for the thunderstorms from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. could see a shower lingering for parts of eastern long island into the pre-dawn hours and it's out of here. looking good for monday and tuesday. jersey shore 87, hamptons 81. tomorrow similar temperatures but we add into the mix of threat of storms. the catskills will get it first. jersey shore late afternoon to the early evenings. hamptons could steer clear of any showers. 2 to 3 foot waves if you head
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the boat, water temperature is 79. for the ocean, 87 degrees for the high this afternoon. 75 to low 60s in the suburbs. tomorrow it's 84. the accuweather seven-day forecast, here is the big difference that the front is going to make. monday a high of 79 degrees. sunny and nice. what a refreshment to have for the high temperature. that will allow the ac to and allow for the windows to be open for sure at night. temperatures will slowly climb in the mid to upper 08s. humidity will slowly return in the middle to late part of next week. lots to do in the city time of year. it's buzzing with people on the upper west side already. hope you have a great, great weekend. >> drinking a smoothie, getting the water, walking the dog. >> what would you choose if you
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or blueberry. >> cherry lemon. >> all right. >> what did you say? >> pena colada. >> meeting adjourned. you can proceed with your day. you know what our favorite flavors are are. before we go to break -- >> give me an easy one. i've never gotten one. >> this may be hard for you. because you were at the -- what concert was it last night? >> dark brown band. >> so i went with a country picking the biggest songs for each summer. this was the biggest song of the summer of 1998 and a huge hit for one shania twain. >> oh, oh! >> i tailor made this for you. >> give me a little clue. ? ba-ba-ba ? [music] ? >> feels like a woman? >> you're still -- >> beautiful? >> no, you are still the one. >> that was chaka khan.
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still got tomorrow, toni! >> roll it! art and beautiful spanish architecture make for interesting pieces at faces of cuba exhibition in the bronx. games and races guarantee fun for the whole family at the pier 2 family field day in brooklyn. experience the canal firsthand on a free boat ride or paddle a kayak yourself at canal day music and crab festival in new jeey in jersey, fans of all ages can enjoy one of the summer's most popular events on the beautiful green at the moorestown jazz and blues festival. relax and let loose on the jazz festival at roger moores park in harlem. enjoy the soothing sounds in the comfort of the new york restoration projects in brooklyn. for more information about these events and to submit an
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pretty big deal with zika. people are being told to stay away from a big travel destination, miami beach. >> reporter: this morning, the very popular city of miami beach is under zika watch. >> we'll do everything in our power to make this city safe. >> reporter: five new patients mosquito bite. two live in the county, the other three are tourists. florida's governor drawing a box around this 1.5 square mile area where infected mosquitoes are spreading the virus. >> we've authorized over $26 million over state funds and will continue to allocate whatever is needed to fight zika. >> reporter: threatening the county's $24 billion a year tourism industry inside of the
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garcia is five months pregnant and baby sits. she spoke with steve osunsami. >> any mosquito bite, especially in florida, is so easy to catch this virus. >> reporter: the new area is less than seven miles from wynnewood where about two dozen cases have been transmitted starting mid-july. the cdc issuing a new warning to pregnant women and their partners. avoid travel not just to the in miami-dade county. eva pilgrim, new york. a man has been charged with pushing a penn state professor over a cliff killing him. ronald bettig was found thursday, a week after he went missing. on friday, george ishler was charged with first and third degree murder. police say he lured the professor to the cliff telling him that he grew marijuana there. he eventually admitted pushing him over the 80 foot cliff
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potential for financial gain. ishler had been living with bettig at the time. a catholic school administrator's firing is at the center of a major dispute. she lost her job earlier this year and says she was fired because of her marriage to her partner jacqueline. now she is suing the school. paramus catholic says it was within its first amendment religious rights >> there's no denying the fact that miss drumgull has engaged in a lifestyle, in a marriage that is inconsistent with the tenets of the catholic faith. >> we did nothing but fall in love and. er size our rights. we neated to create awareness that this is still happening and nobody deserves to be treated this way. >> the judge is expected to rule on the case sometime next week. a computer glitch left more than 8,000 drivers in
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registrations. the state dmv says all of the registrations were flagged for renewal in february but notices were never printed. the agency upgraded its computer system and has been plagued with problems ever since. now to our favorite story of the saturday morning. a man thought he could avoid police by giving himself an extreme makeover. man. he was a fugitive up in massachusetts until yesterday. what you probably don't realize from this picture is that he's really that guy, 31-year-old shawn miller. police caught up with miller on cape cod where he was disguising himself as an old man. kind of papa smurf-esque a little bit. [ laughter ] >> he's been on the run since april on felony drug charges,
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is the blue hat. >> that's it! >> he has a career like as a makeup artist once he gets out of the klink. you have a career maybe in hollywood. [ laughter ] super cat saturday, amy. >> i can't. i really can't. [ laughter ] >> i love that story. good morning to you. let me start you off here with the cats. we have a good lineup this morning. look at these twins. i love it. to cling to each other like this? i don't know. thank you for the pictures sent in by shannon. this cat after my own heart, a rail in-charge kind of personality. don't you dare touch my remote on this super cat saturday. we love luna, the big cat. also this morning we've got toby who's gotten truckles in the studio from us. hashtag them super cat
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our top stories, the information into the death of a little girl in queens. the 9-year-old was found dead inside of the bathroom in her home. >> marcus solis is joining us live from richmond hills with the details on the ongoing investigation. marcus some. >> rob and toni, the cause of death has not yet been determined, but police have been questioning the child's stepmother through the night is also here. we can show you video of him collapsing upon learning the news that his daughter was dead. he was at work at the time, returned to the home where the body of ashdeep was found. she was in a locked bathroom in a bathtub. there was no water in it, but the child's lifeless body was found there. police were called, immediately labeled this suspicious and the medical examiner determined the cause of death.
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just three months ago. again, police are questioning the stepmother of this child, though, no charges have been filed. the cause of death has not yet been determined. marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." state police are investigating a very serious accident on the hudson bay ex tense in new jersey. traffic cameras captured the after-math of the incident in bayonne. police say several people have been rushed to the right now are unknown. right now, there are extensive backups on the roadway. we'll continue to update the story throughout the day online at abc7ny. police also investigating a drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old dead and another man hurt. on wednesday, shots were fired into a crowd of people that car. dante gordon was killed, a 17-
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condition. right now, port authority police are conducting a full scare emergency drill following the issue you from last week. you are reminded again, this morning all of this is just a drill. the three-hour exercise will have two simulated explosions and several local and federal agencies are taking part. this is looking like a stellar saturday. >> it really is nice today. got temperatures approaching 80. so it's going to be an average saturday where we have average temperatures, feels muggy, but tomorrow we take a turn. this is the better day because tomorrow we're fighting off showers with storms in the late afternoon and evening hours. the seven-day forecast spells this out for us. we have a high today of 87 degrees. outside right now, we're just making that slow climb. expect it to be humid. a little sticky at times. tonight we go down to 75. tomorrow we start with the sun
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across the area. so you could get early activities then. behind that monday a high of 79. tuesday 80 degrees and then a slow climb with humidity and temperatures on the late next week. the accuweather seven-day looking great, flight. >> and one good thing. folks, we have one of our own in the olympics today. shakur stevenson from newark going for the gold medal today
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