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the life of an nypd officer in east harlem. now facing a first degree murder charge. new video of ferocious flames devouring a large apartment complex in new jersey. hundreds of people forced out. strike three called! we haven't been to the world series since 2000 and the mets are on their way back. >> and if you didn't before, now you got to believe. the mets taking a big step toward their first world title in almost three decades. >> wow. >> and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. thanks for joining us, it is thursday, october 22nd and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> here we go 60 degrees right now and looking at what's going to be temperatures that are really comfortable for this hour of the day. warm really. 52 white plains and 354 bridgeport. 48 monticello. the numbers the 10 -- are 10, 12 degrees warmer than normal
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to 77 which is 15 degrees warmer than normal. get out there and enjoy it if you love the warm stuff because much cooler weather by 20 degrees cooler is coming tomorrow. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. how's everything going? to the subway status map and i can tell you that our subways are running on or close to schedule. no problems to report there. using net row north. that's ongoing track work and long island railroad and new jersey transit trains are doing okay. as you head down the new england throughway heading south right near exit 19. two leans closed down with construction and if new york state throughway, that's an accident that is still being cleared away. on 58th street between park avenue and lexington avenue, you have the water main break. so you can expect some closures as you head through the spot. minor delays across the board at our hudson river crossings, george washington bridge, lincoln tunnel and holland are outbound. and the new jersey turnpike construction down by exit 7 a. street cleaning rules are in effect.
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ken over to you. all right heather thank you. and the road to the world series has reached its destination. the mets are heading to the fall classic for the first time in over a decade. >> new york made quick work of the chicago cubs clinching the national league pennant in a four game sweep. but it didn't take long for the celebration to begin. the team popped champagne in the clubhouse and then passed around a few cigars to enjoy their win. >> team owners along with manager terry collins accepted the national league championship trophy and second baseman murphy who's been unstoppable during the postseason was named mvp. >> the mets will return to new york later today and sports anchor rob powers begins our coverage with the look at how the amazins' got it gone. >> reporter: they went half way across the country the grab a spot in the world series and they pulled it off. this is the team you will be telling your kids about years from now sweeping the gnarl league ham -- national league championship series and earning that spot in the fall classic.
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they can keep anything they want but the team hasn't had a lead the entire series. 1st inning, 3-2 pitch to duda and think crushed it. next batter, travis d'arnaud back the back home runs. the mets bat around in the 1ening and lead 4-0. they started out great again. stephen matz, 24-year-old pitcher from long island making the eighth career start, he was great. 2nd inning duda again. base hit both runs come home. duda drives in five runs in the first two innings. mets out to a 6-0 lead. the cubs would load the bases later and come away with only one run. david wright saved a couple. the mets were on their way. bartolo colon, would relieve matz and he would stifle another mini cub threat. now follow this pitch. off the bat off d'arnaud's masks, off the helmet of montero and everyone is okay. reid would work a 1-2-3 7th inning and to cap off the
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game be without a daniel murphy home run? six straight postseason games the major league record. unreal. that was for an 8-1 lead in the 8th inning. let's go all the way now to the full-time out. flush -- final out. mets' closer familia gets dexter fowler. looking. and that would do it. the mets do win the game 8-3. they win the series now in a four game sweep. the hottest team in baseball. headed to the world series for the first time in 15 years, game one on tuesday. the mets now await the winner of the toronto and kansas city series. the mets, those -- those amazing mets, headed back to the world series. such a long road to get there but they are back. they celebrated in chicago last night. and coming home soon to celebrate with all of their met fan friends as well. and so the mets now head home as the national league champion. they await the winner of the alcs. they head to the world series
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game one on tuesday. it's been amazing. >> yeah that it has been. and it has been nearly 30 years since mets' fans could celebrate an mlb championship. many of them who made the trip to the windy city are going to be coming back to new york today to prepare for the first ever world series game at citi field. eyewitness news reporter dray clark continues the coverage from flushing, queens, good morning. >> reporter: you know mets mania goes well beyond citi field here in queens, there are mets' fans everywhere across the country and the world and believe it or not, there were quite a few fans in chicago last night. so many fans made that trip to the windy city to watch the cubs beat up on -- i'm sorry, watch the mets beat up on the fashion. they certainly were in the minority inside wrigley field last night. but you really couldn't tell after the mets sealed the deal. they celebrated big inside the unabashed about their love for the mets and they wanted everyone to know that no doubt mets' mania has a big place in
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>> i was born in bay ridge, brooklyn and i moved here ten years ago for school. but this never left me. this never left me. i actually got this when i left new york. and i kept it with me the whole time. and it couldn't be any better right now. >> joy, jubilation, i'm here with my wife having a great time. let's go mets baby. >> that's right. >> reporter: and so right now the mets are still in chicago recovering from all of that celebrating last night. they'll make that trip back on today. and we're expecting quite a few fans will be here to greet them and give them a heroes' welcome as we prepare to move on to gail one of the world series -- game one of the world series, live in queens this morning, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. the mets didn't waste any time celebrating their win online. just minutes after alcoholisming the pennant and -- clinching the pennant and they changed their twitter logo letting the half a million followers know they are the 2015 national league champs.
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and we want to see how you are celebrating the mets' huge win. pictures on twitter and facebook or instagram. with the hashtag #abcny7. we'll be there the way as the mets continue their quest for the world series championship. coming up at 6:30 we have a full report from -- and we have a full report from inside the looker room after last night's celebration. developing in new jersey, hundreds of families are displaced this morning after a massive fire in a passaic apartment building, crews are still on the scene this morning putting out spots of this eight alarm fire. we get right to shannon stone live in news copter 7 over the scene. shannon? >> reporter: yeah, and ken it is such a different scene than from whats the last night. the fire broke out inside apartment building at 290 gregory avenue at about 9:00 last night. it took eight alarms to fight this near and we had -- fire and we had towns from about five away that were here trying to help fight the blaze. eight tower ladders in operation, the top floors were totally tomorrowed in the blaze and -- torched in the blaze and the ceiling completely collapsed.
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as you can imagine so in people displaced by this tire. it does look like they have gotten the upper hand on it now but we have closures in the area particularlies this right on the corner with broadway coming into the right side of the picture, broadway completely shut down between broke street. going to be rough getting arnold this morning. if you get around to passaic avenue, no problem there. no word yet on the cause, reporting live over passaic, shannon stone, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right shannon thank you. and 6:08 and now to the very latest on the deadly shooting of an nypd officer in manhattan. late last night, 30-year- old tyrone howard was let out of the police precinct and into court where he was formally charged with first degree murder. prosecutors say that he shot and killed officer randolph holder during a confrontation along the fdr drive tuesday night. eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff is live in east harlem where the officer is being remembered. mallory. >> members of in community tell us that they want to celebrate
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see justice served and you can see the growing memorial here outside of the precinct where flowers and candles lit in his honor. this video from late last night shows the man police say shot officer holder, tyrone howard seen here as his arraignment. physical evidence, video evidence and witnesses tie him to the shooting the nypd says. lineup was conducted to tie him to the robbery of a bicyclist minutes before the shooting. the courtroom was packed with the courtroom was packed with police, he complained saying he needed a chair after being shot in the leg by officer holder's partner. he is charged with first degree murder and robbery. hours after that court appearance at the safety the shooting in east harlem -- site of the shooting in east harlem. hundreds came out for a vigil to honor the fallen officer. after the vigil, last night at the police academy. mayor de blasio spoke about
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>> officer holder lived out his purpose in life. what he believed in, what his family and father and grandfather before believed in. there's something truly noble in someone having such a sense of mission that they would put their own life on the line. >> reporter: back out here live. you can see bunting hung over this entryway clearly an entire police force now in mourning. this is as we're learning more about the final arrangements for this fallen officer. we're told there will be a viewing a public viewing in far rockaway on tuesday. his funeral will be there on wednesday. we're told he will be buried in his native guyana. live in east harlem, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right thank you and the empire state building shined iningly overnight in honor of officer -- in blue overnight in honor of all police officers. flags across new york state will be half staff until he is laid to rest. you are never more than
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seven minutes away from weather and traffic. and meteorologist bill evans. >> well, this morning we have a beautiful view from our camera here on the roof towards 59th street south. and we have got clear skies. i mean we can see all the way across flushing to long island this morning. great visibility. about 23 miles. it is 60 degrees. really warm. it should be at 42 so we are really warmer this hour of the day. wind is out of the southwest that's why a couple of sprinkles will be off to the north and out ahead of a cold front that's coming out of the great lakes. the wind and front come in this opening. ahead of that we are 71 by noontime can 77 this afternoon and -- and 77 this afternoon and 15 degrees warmer than normal for this time of the year. kids at the bus stop, watch out for the hooligans. it's 60 degrees and it's going on the breezy a nice start to the day. warm after school today. just watch out for the sassy one at the bus stop. >> look at the hip going there. >> yeah. >> working on my nerves. >> it's weather then heather. how's it going out there? we're going to take a look another the new england thruway near boston post road.
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however we have a situation on the new england thruway and it's construction. it's southbound near exit 19 which is playland parkway. subway status, services running on or close to schedule. metro-north. you have the track work and long island railroad and new jersey transit on or close to schedule. and through nor brown rick, route north, overturned vehicle a couple of lanes are closed down and the new york state throughway, south of the yonkers tolls, that's an accident. we have alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. ken and lori over to you. all right heather thank you, as we remember a new york city cop gunned down in manhattan, another police officer is fighting for he has life on the other -- his life on other side of the country. the very latest on the shooting along a busy we are state. >> a big day on capitol hill as former secretary of state
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developing thorn, a -- this morning, a 34-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting o a police officer in albuquerque. the officer was shot several times during a traffic stop last night and now he's in critical condition at this hour, police have not identified the officer but we the know that d -- do know that he is an eight year veteran of force, the suspected shooter
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has a violent criminal past including a murder charge from 2001. 6:16. hillary clinton returns to capitol hill today to give testimony before the house select committee on benghazi. she's expected today face questions -- expected to face questions about the attacks that killed amount stevens and though -- ambassador stevens and three of his security detail. it will bring out the fbi investigation into her periostea smalls set up. house republicans could be pulling themselves together. hard line con terrible sieves now say they will support congressman paul diane for speaker of the house. and that all but guarantees that ryan will get the job. the conservative coalition called the house freedom caucus had caused fits for the gop leadership prompting the current speaker john boehner to resign. 6:16. and time get a check on the accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans outside the balmy studios on the upper west side. good morning sir. >> good morning you guys, good morning everyone. thank you very much for joining us, it's a very mild morning and very comfortable and i call it suit weather.
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hardly any wind out here this morning, you can wear a suit and be very confidential. 60 degrees in and around here the five boroughs. but here's a look outside. we have clear skies all the way down through staten island and down the jersey shore, it's 60 degrees and a dry humidity and a west wednesday from 9 o -- wind from 9 to 17. that's 14 degrees above normal yesterday. so temperature now in the park 60 and it cools just a little bit and you get up to rockland county and westchester about 52. morristown. 43. might need a jacket or sweater there but even at the hudson river. the valley,. thes in the mid 350s and -- temperatures in the mid 50s and a southwest wind ahead of a front and that usually gets cranking pretty good out ahead of the front. that will bring warmer hair in here today. some showers to the north but the first wave that will be up the hudson river valley. this afternoon after school we're at 77 and we love 7s so kids after school great weather for sports and all that kind of stuff. my daughter sarah big after school field hockey going on. here's what's going on after
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school today will be great for thatment one more day of the really warm stuff and temperatures 15 degrees clouds and sun. tonight, the front moves through with maybe a sprinkle early. then 52 in the city. 42 in the suburbs and tomorrow, we got a perfect fall day. we would be saying hey this is a normal fall day and it feels great. but it's going to feel cooler tomorrow. after being 77 today it's 58 tomorrow. it's 58 unshooted and still a cool -- on saturday and still a cool day. next week in the 60s with that great weather for baseball. friday. and temperatures should be 62 during the day and 0s at night -- 50s at night. the starting pitcher coming up this friday at the world series. at citi field. he is the one, the only, the maxi moose. >> painted orange m. on his chest. >> i tried to paint him orange
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keeps changing to white. something that mets love. show me some mets love. i want it -- that a boy. >> wow. >> whoa. >> be careful. knock you over. all right. you guys have a great day. >> you too. over to heather and heather we still sip avenue in jersey stay? >> no, but we are going to talk to you about the subways if that's the way you're going to commute this morning. we have our subway service running on or close to schedule. metro-north new haven line that's ongoing track work not causing any major problems however. long island railroad and new jersey transit running on or close. as you travel onto the new england thruway south near exit 19 that's construction that leaves to lanes closed down -- leaves two lanes closed down. we have that accident being cleared away still and as you travel onto the l.i.e. going westbound right near exit 19, a stalled vehicle is still being cleared so you have delays as a result of that. in north brunswick, route 1 north at livingston avenue an overturned vehicle is being cleared and we have alternate
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ss money this morning, disappointing earnings reports sent wall street lower wednesday. including a 5% slump in yahoo stock. the dow jones starts the day at 17,168 and futures are higher at this hour. overseas japan's nikkei average and he long sing index finished lower. right now the companies are limited to operating only in new york city. governor cuomo says that expanding the policy to the
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entire state would make it less complicated too license drivers. 6:23. you're never never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and with the accuweather forecast with bill evans. >> this morning we have temperatures that have been around 5 1 around paramus and 53 in teeter bro and newark. you have a great ride on the ferries and later on this wind continues to be out of the southwest. so coming and going with the staten islandier s city going to be a great day for that. all the way around the temperatures so mild even coming back and forth across long island sound from bridgeport to port jeff really comfortable weather here today. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. big cool downcoming tomorrow heather. i'm really sorry. let's go right over to the subway status, the service is on or close to schedule. no problems to report and metro- north new haven line you have the track work. p.a.t.h. trains are okay. if you're heading onto the new england thruway south near exit
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1 that's more construction -- 19 that's more construction for you. and the accident on the new york state throughway south of the yonkers tolls. then on the l.i.e. west of guilt 19 disabled vehicle our street cleaning rules are in effect. ken over to you. heather thank you. 6:25. we have breaking news now from overseas. a teacher is dead several students seriously hurt after an attacker stormed a school in sweden. now police say the gunman was shot by responding officers and is wounded. it is not clear how many students have been hurt. this happened at a school in sweden's second largest city that has 400 students ranging from preschool to high school. 6:25. and we're closing in on 6:30. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, mets' fans are ready to sport some new gear now that their favorite players are national league champions. >> if this morning, family remembers -- and this morning, family members and loved ones are coping with the loss of an nypd officer. the fourth killed in the line of duty this year, we're learning more about officer ran
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developing this morning in new jersey, a fire in an apartment building swelling to eight alarms overnight. a memorial now growing in east harlem as friends and family member an nypd officer murdered on the job. let is ole braces begin, the net -- celebrations begin. the mets clinch the pennant setting their sight on the world series. good morning i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm lori stokes. mets fans are waking up smiling and likely with sore throats after cheering on their team last night. >> yeah, the national league champion mets are now world series-bound and they have a weekend to relax while they wait to see which team wins the american league pennant. >> and fans stuck arnold late last night -- around late last knight at wrigley field. eyewitness news reporter and
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anchor laura behnke hosted this video of the twitter obviously the rally cry let's go mets. >> yeah, the mets took hold of the game early. lucas duda drove in five runs on the night and murphy finished the scoring with another home run. he has now homered in a record six straight postseason games. the win gaves manager terry collins his first ace of the world series after more than 40 years in the game. >> after all these years when this is opinion your whole life. to -- been your whole life. to finally get to the ultimate series, it's going to -- i'm going to enjoy it. >> and the mets are going to may either toronto or -- play either toronto or kansas city in the world series next tuesday night. >> the chemabrasions went to the locker room and eyewitness news reporter anthony johnson was there in chicago. >> reporter: it was a championship celebration filled with smiling faces, plenty of hugs, and a locker room soaked in champagne. >> you can see the emotion here.
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eight months of working together believing in ourselves. having a lot of fun. no matter what anybody on the outside says and now we get a chance to be one of the final two teams standing. >> we thought the first two were fun but this one takes the cake. >> reporter: when it's flying no one can avoid being part of the celebration. >> the year that we've had, and you know, the way this team battled. it's been fun to be a part of. >> reporter: the man who carried the mets in the playoffs, truly enjoyed the moment. >> this is fun. this is a lot of fun. >> reporter: one thing that you realize once you're in the locker room is that this is not the most expensive champagne, so hey these guys are having plenty of fun spraying it all around. hardly drink any of this stuff. but they do celebrate really a lot inside a championship locker room. this is a night this team will not soon forget. >> unbelievable -- i need to pick up a different word. >> being in this position very fortunate. run of the world series.
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want to enjoy the moment with my teammates. >> i have to pinch myself and come back to recently you know, obviously couple of months ago i was in the minor leagues and you know, it's just a pleasanting to be able to come up with this team. >> reporter: in chicago, anthony johnson, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> citi field is already bragging about the championship. the stadium was dark last night except for this sign shining over queens, eyewitness news reporter delay lark and live huh -- dray clark is live now atsy field. >> reporter: mets fans are overjoyed and excited because 15 years is a long time to wait. well, now the wait is over and the mets are going back to the world series. and the cubs really made it easy. they pretty much just lied down and really didn't put up much a light. the mets took hear of them in a four game sweep. take a look at last night at the last out last night. this place went absolutely bananas this was a watch party in long island city, queens. two big screens on the outside
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and everyone dressed to impress in their orange and blue. mets mania no doubt was in full effect here. again, 15 years a very long wait. to nets fans certainly have suffered over the years and longing for that return to the world series. well guess what? they have their wish. >> i'm so excited. because i already have my tickets. i planned this out. i will be there and i'm going to be cheering our boys on. >> nobody is going to do it like new york because we do it like nobody else does it from anywhere else because we're the new york. >> i predict we're going -- i'm going to be at the parade for the nets many new york -- mets in new york. >> reporter: the met' big win last night triered a buying bonanza. folks leaned up to buy jerseys and t-shirts and hats. they want it all. and certainly we're going to see a lot of that merchandise sales spike now that we know the mets are returning to the world series. game one of course is next week, we're still waiting to
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will it be the toronto blue jays or the kansas city royals? they're still having their own battle going on. i think augmenting is -- a game six here but we have a place that's ready for us in the world series and no doubt the young talented and unbelievable amazing team can go and win it all and bring home a world series to new york. we're live at citi field morning, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. >> and now we want to get a check on the accuweather forecast and the morning commute. over to bill evans. >> well, we got a gorgeous morning outside. look at this sunrise. that's our camera at fort lee, new jersey looking across the hudson river. and all the way out east what a beautiful say. we have a great day coming a warm day too where temperatures today are really going to be on the warm side. 60-degrees to start the cry with clear skies and a -- day with clear skies and a southwest wind. lot of sunshine today and there's a front off to the north. with a couple of showers out
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ahead of it that slides by to the north this morning. the cooler air is back here to the great lakes, that's what comes in tonight. things off. so today we're at 65 by 10:00 and by the time noon comes arnold we're at 71 kegs and 77 -- degrees and 77 later on this afternoon. a lot of sunshine. and warm weather. so kiddos you might need a jacket or sweater for the morning but after psychological i give it an -- school i give it an a. plus. nearly 20 degrees cooler. that's next and your weekend in the accuweather seven day forecast. it's weather then heather every seven minutes. i have great news. pretty food gauze for you, no major problems to report as you take the fdr drive going right through the 90s, you can see we have some company but nothing serious. let's go over to the maps now and tell you that there was an earlier accident 287 north at route 17. that accident has been cleared away. and we have the new york state throughway south temperature yonkers tolls. that earlier accident has also been cleared away. 58th street between park and lexington avenues, it's a water
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main break so you can expect some closures as a result. new jersey turnpike southbound car lanes the ramp to exit 7 a is closed through november. so what you need to do is use the truck lanes to exit at 7 a as a result. our mass transit systems are on close to schedule. and street cleaning rules are in effect. developing right now, a new video shows the raging flames attacking an apartment building in passaic, new jersey overnight. now more than 300 people are out of their homes this morning. that near started last night on gregory avenue and then quickly destroyed the building. two firefighters suffered minor injuries. the red cross is working with the affected families. also heards are heavy across new york city today as we remember the fourth nypd officer killed in the line of duty withen the past year. officer randolph holder was shot in the head and killed tuesday night. his photo now rests beside
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three of his brothers in blue outside the ninth precinct house in the east village. meanwhile, the suspect accused of murdering him went before a judge. eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff is live now in east harlem. mallory? >> reporter: lori, we've seen an incredible outpouring of the support for the fallen officer from this community. we saw it in a vigil last night and this morning in a growing memorial from the fallen officer worked. as this memorial grows, investigators are putting together a case against man they say is responsible for the death of officer holder. they say they have physical evidence, witnesses, and video evidence that ties him to this killing. tyrone howard's first taste of justice came with him shackled and handcuffed making a demand. he wanted a chair complaining his leg hurt after being shot by officer holder's partner. in a courtroom packed with police, howard was seated then slid into place. barely visible as the judge ordered him held without bail. the charges? first degree murder and robbery.
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>> he's been complaining of certain chest pains -- [ bleep ] >> reporter: the woman sobbed that she was officer holder's sister and she was helped from the courtroom. for the pba this past year with four police killings is too much. >> once again, we here preparing to shoulder our brother and bring him into a church. once again, our police officers are going to have to stand by the thousands, patch to patch. that cannot happen again. >> everyone here today has been speaking of the great man that he was. >> reporter: in east harlem, where officer holder patrolled, the evening was more about unity. hundreds came out for a vigil sharing the night with holder's fellow officers. they placed flowers, candles and a wreath near the site of the shooting. >> it shows unity. it shows support for family, friends, of the fallen. it shows the support for the nypd. >> reporter: then the crowd marched to the psa 5 office
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where holder was assigned. >> i just pray and hope that we will understand to lose one is to lose all. >> reporter: we now know tyrone howard was very much a wanted man. new york police officers say they attempted to arrest him ten times in the seven weeks before this officer's death. live in east harlem, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> mallory thank you and a public viewing for officer holder will be held on tuesday next tuesday. at the community church of the nazarene in far rockway, queens, that's from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. the funeral will follow on wednesday afternoon. holder will be buried in his native guyana. we're staying on top soft only breaking news, a masked man armed with a sword storming a school and sweden and we now know that one teacher has been killed. >> new information coming in just hours ago after a 4-year- old girl was shot and killed in
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breaking right now, a masked man armed with a sword
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attacks a school in sweden killing one teacher and injuring four students, one student is 11 years old and another one is 15. both undergoing surgery at this hour, police say the attacker stormed the school's cafeteria before officers shot and wounded him. the school has 400 students ranging from preschool to high school. new this morning, arson investigators are on the scene of what appears to be the seventh fire intentionally set at a church in st. louis. firefighters responded to the most recent fire overnight at the doors of a rectory. investigators say that it fits with the pattern of six previous fires all set at black churches in the area. new details. a new mexico man is now charged in the death of a little girl shot and killed in a road rage incident. 32-year-old tony torres is accused of firing shots into a pickup truck on tuesday killing 4-year-old lily garcia. she and her older brother in the back of their father's car
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when police say he and torres argued on an albuquerque freeway. well, police say tips led detectives to their man. time is 6:44. two upperclassman have been arrested following the drinking death of the new fraternity pledge from the bronx. duffy fell unconscious and died last november after excessive drinking at a house party. the two senior members of the unsanctioned fraternity are being charged with hazing and al pany police say there will be more arrests. well, hazing death at a baruch college fraternity heads to court today. there are arraignments this morning for the five suspects. it's been nearly two years since michael deng died at a hah home in the poke owes. today suspects of the last receive 37 students charged in the case. the others face less serious charges. 6:446789 time to get a check on your accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans lye outside the studios on the upper west side.
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>> it's a beautiful morning, a comfortable morning. we've got clear skies and it's little light wind here that is down in the southwest here open the upper west side. it's going to be a great start to the day. here's a look outside from our camera over brooklyn. to the lower east side where we're going to be seeing a beautiful start to the day. just some high thin clouds. very nice and temperatures are comfy. 60 degrees, 60% humidity. and the west southwest winds feels great. look at yesterday's high numbers. 76. well, normal is 62. and yesterday's low was 57. so we are way up above that for at least one more day today. so it's officially up 7:14 and sets at 6:06. today is that one more 70- degree day. cool wind comes in tonight and tomorrow and then 60s return for sunday. might be a sprinkle sunday morning. we're going to have some fast moving fronts. 43 hanover. cool and crisp outside the five boroughs but even the numbers are warmer than normal for this time of the year. 60 out toward the eastern end of long island.
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sweep through the area and the weather moves very fast and fall so the this front is going to move through. another front is going to move through this weekend so all the sliding through keeping the air mass cool. a couple of sprinkles in the north ahead of the front. a few showers as the front kind of slides through this afternoon and this evening. you can see here on the futurecast there goes the sprinkle by tonight. it's a cooler air that comes in which will make it nearly 20 degrees cooler tomorrow. after school today it's going to feel great. 77 degrees and sun and clouds and great for school or sports. got a game today? this is your kind of weather. then we're going to be looking at a cooler day tomorrow after the front moves in tonight. you can see the second front in the great lakes, that will sweep the chilly ear in here for friday and even for saturday and temperatures cooler than normal for this time of the year,s a 77 today and we like 7s. it's warmer and a beautiful day. tonight, we got a great night. 42 in the suburbs and 52 in the city. a nice fall day.
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it is and it's going to feel much cooler after 77ed to. cooler, 44 friday night. that means about 34 in the suburbs and then 58 saturday. a shower on sunday morning but then sunshine in the afternoon week. now wednesday there's a shower. but that's out of the way. just in time for the world series to begin on friday. when temperatures during the day should be in the low and mid- 60s and lows at night will be in the upper 50s. so some great fall weather for you guys? all right bill. over to heather right now. lot of issues on the roadways. >> yeah but no issues as far as mass transit is concerned. i mean you do have that ongoing track work right here on the any haven branch of metro- north. long island railroad, running on or close to schedule. going to talk to you about this overturned vehicle in north livingston avenue. 20 minutes inbound george washington bridge. the lincoln is 30, the holland
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is a 20 minute delay. then at the george washington bridge, going outbound on that upper level, we have a disabled tractor-trailer. so traffic is bumper to bumper as you head across the upper level. we have an accident also on the connecticut turnpike southbound right near exit 19. that accident is being cleared away. then as you head onto the l.i.e. going west right near exit 44, that's another crash. let's take a look at a camera and the gun bub look at that delay -- george washington bridge and look at that delay, just bumper to bumper because of that disabled tractor- trailer. we have our street cleaning rules in effect for today. ken over to you. all right, thank you very much heather, october 21st, 2015. s a the day he went -- also the day he went to brooklyn and ended up on tv. michael j. fox visited jimmy kimmel and he brought doc brown with him and kimmel talked pom
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you can watch him live right after eyewitness news at 11:00. all right. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, crucial decision on the table today. that could change the face of port authority bus terminals. >> a group of thieves on a
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er welcome back, new video showing four armed suspects ransacking a southern broad daylight.
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the suspects used sledge hammers to smash through the glass display cases. stuffing jewelry into bags. well, the whole thing happened in a bizarre twist, eyewitnesses say the thieves actually tossed some of the they fled. 6:352 and plans for a new port authority bus terminal are expected to be on the agency's highda today. the 65-year-old terminal is the nation's busiest serving more than 200,000 people every day. it's also plagued by delays. the port authority's board is set to consider proposal to replace the facility. even if it is adopted. it could take another year to reach agreement on the design of the new terminal. 6:352. and this morning, we're celebrating the mets and their road to the world series. >> they're now just four games away from a world series championship. we're going to take you back to
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updating breaking news, police have shot a masked man armed with sword after he attacked a school? sweden. one teacher was killed and several students were hurt. police say the attacker stormed the cafe area before officers shot him. he is reportedly in serious condition. the school has 400 students. and it's a title the mets haven't had for more than a decade. national league champions. >> yeah, now it's out of the world series for the first time since 2000. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is outside citi field
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classic for the first time next week. dray? >> reporter: yeah, good morning guys, after sweeping the cubs last night the meted ended years -- mets ended 15 years of waiting for fans. the amazins' started off last night very strong. with back-to-back home runs in the 1st inning and they never lost their momentum. winning the game anderring a trip to the world series -- earning a trip to the world series, main yo broke out across the city with fans overjoyed and excited that a young team that some people underestimated was able to hold it together and win big. game one of the world series is set to happen next tuesday. meanwhile, the mets will return back here to queens sometime later today. we're live outside citi field, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, thank you. and mayor de blasio spoke at the police academy last night about the sacrifice and noble spirit of murdered officer randolph holder. his accused i woulder was arraigned last night? lower manhattan.
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tyrone howard faces murder and felony robbery charges before that hearing hundreds gathered in east harlem for a vigil near where officer holder was shot. hundreds of families are forced out of the their homes by a massive fire in new jersey, flames could be seen shooting through the roof of the building on gregory avenue. two firefighters are being treated for minor injuries. all right, let's check in with leather again. >> yes, so we have this problem again at the george washington bridge i want to show you. a picture of what was beginning on here, you can see you're just packed as you move across the span. all because of a disabled tractor-trailer. to the maps and outbound upper level disabled tractor-trailer a couple of lanes were closed down as a result. but the inbound side is 30 at the george washington bridge. the lincoln is 40, the holland is a 20 minute delay. track work metro-north new haven line no major problem and long island railroad and new jersey transit doing okay. subway status, on or close to schedule. in fact great all morning long. north brunswick, route 1 north
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couple of lanes are closed down as you head through the area. connecticut turnpike south near exit 19. that is an accident. and then as you head onto the l.i.e., or the southern state parkway, west at route 110 that's another collusion. the l.i.e. has an accident westbound. that's right near exit 44. that crash is being cleared away. then onto the new jersey turnpike southbound. the car lanes the ramp to exit 7 a closed down through november. so you have to use the southbound truck lanes to exit at 7 a. to the garden state parkway, of news copter 7 above and we have the delays on the garden state parkway which are basically not even there. going into the 150. it's a really good ride on the garden state parkway. as you head up through newark this morning. other than that you know, it's pretty busy. out there. >> it seems like it's very busy. >> way do go. >> thank you heather. wow. well, i have a short and sweet weather forecast for you. it's sunny and it's warm. and it's a gorgeous sunrise outside.
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across to 59th street and fifth avenue. a really pretty morning with a lot of sunshine and temperature 59 degrees that's going to be the 7:00 temperature. we've got a southwest wind that will warm us up very fast. normal temperature should be around 42, 45-degrees and about 35 in the suburbs. it's really going to be a warm day. 8:00 and 70 by noontime this afternoon right around 3:00, 4:00 we're going to hit 77 degrees, cool down tonight and then a cold front moves through and makes it really cool tomorrow. windy and cooler going to be nearly 20 degrees cooler tomorrow with a lie of 60. -- high of 60. cooler sunshine on saturday and 58. low 52. great weather saturday night for the ohio state and rutgers game. >> oh man. >> uh-huh. >> wow. >> there's a throwdown here on the set. it gets -- it gets ugly. lori went to ohio state and heather went to rutgers. >> the red? >> this will unfold the rest of the week.
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