tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC December 30, 2015 6:00am-7:00am EST
good morning. it's 6:00 and the war of wards between nypd -- the war of words between nypd police commissioner bill bratton and former commissioner kelly. you may need to leigh yourself extra time to get around this morning because -- need to leave yourself extra time to get around this morning because of fog. part of the long island expressway has been shut down tractor-trailer. to the newsroom. i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato.
thank you for joining us. 30th. the fog is an issue in some areas this morning. this is what it looks like for me, this is eastbound route 3 morning. a video i used from a stationary dash cam. of a mile ahead. >> nice job. >> i try. >> you have a future. >> maybe.
away from weather and traffic. and meteorologist bill evans. do you see that video? >> can't have a live shot at 6:15. >> tell him to move aside. >> make sure it's lit really well. here's what's going on. that's nicely done. here we go, the rink there in the lower left part of the picture, lights are on, 41 degrees. great for skating, ice skating today absolutely gorgeous or at bryant. looking at 36 montclair.
35 white plains. these numbers are way warm, 45 ocean county. so keeping up with the fog this morning. three tenths of a mile a t morristown: a little fog and cloudy today and temperatures to near 50 degrees as you see by afternoon. we talk about new year's eve next. it's going to be gorgeous
and heather has the day off. and debbie duhaime with problems on the long island expressway. a terrible accident. >> yeah, new video on this to show you and to show everybody. let's go to the video of the l.i.e. look at this overturned tractor- trailer. the westbound l.i.e. right at holbrook road. all lanes closed. again, this overturned tractor- trailer blocking all lanes. so again, l.i.e. westbound completely closed at holbrook road. to the web cam, i will show you the volume building here. look at the volume on the l.i.e. westbound. trying to get to holbrook road, just a big mess. try middle country road or sunrise highway instead. and let's go to the maps and tell you what else is happening. subways on or close. lirr, metro north, new jersey transit on-time. no problems at the hudson river crossings. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect back over to you, ken, lori. >> thank you. with a war of word, it'sest
players in the nypd, the current police commissioner and his predecessor who do not see eye to eye on how the department reports violent crimes. we are live at one police plaza in lower manhattan with new information. >> reporter: police commissioner bill bratton and former commissioner ray kelly are two outspoken men and on this issue, neither side is back down. police commissioner bratton says the numbers don't lie, they reflect the hard work of the men and women of his department but commissioner kelly says he has intel from the inside suggesting that bratton and his team are manipulating the numbers to make themselves and the mayor look good. feud started. >> there appears to be an effort to reduce the number of >> it's amazing the comments selling a book. >> reporter: and now the nypd is fighting back against former police commissioner ray kelly's claims that the department has
crimes the make the city appear safer. >> those comments were outrageous. my cops work hard, very hard to the reduce gun violence in the city. >> i'm not going to point fingers. maybe you will want to do an investigation of this. >> reporter: late last night the, the nypd put out a fact sheet. chief among the information, the department insisted it has not changed the way it records shooting numbers. the nypd points out its crime reporting manual date back to at least april 2012, 20 months before the end of kelly's second tenure as commissioner. here's what doesn't count as a shooting under nypd guideline, justified police-involved shootings, self-inflicted wounds, justified shooting, for example, a licensed gun owner shoots a robber, shootings where the justification is pending, and shootings where a victim is grazed but there's no blood. as for homicide, through monday, there had been a total
2014 and those by gunfire are up 22%. however, the department points out this year shooting numbers are at record lows. now ray kelly says he was so surprised that police commissioner bill bratton had such a strong reaction to the comments and took them so personal. for his part, commissioner bratton says ray kelly should provide proof that he is manipulating the number, otherwise commissioner kelly should be be quiet and keep it moving. we're live from one police eyewitness news. >> thank you. in the race for president, former new york governor george pataki has suspended his campaign. >> well tonight is the end of my journey for the white house president. i'm confident we can elect the right person. >> this ad started airing last night on stations in early primary states. he never made to it the main rubble debate stage and never really had a surge in poll numbers and had trouble raising
it was an emotional remembrance in new jersey young police officer who was killed on the job one year ago. a vigil was held last night for the cliffside park police officer at the site of where he was struck by a car last december. the 22-year-old was promoted posthumously from a officer to a full-time officer. his mother says she is grateful her son has not been forgotten. >> it blows me away that people cared enough to be out here for steven and his family. very happy. >> the driver who hit the officer pleaded guilty to careless driving and failure to yield. she got points on her license and a $378 fine. time now is 6:06. the world of country music hanging on to hopes and prayers as the search resumes for
rescuers searched along a 38- mile long lake in nobody oklahoma. the singer -- lake in oklahoma. the singer vanished while duck hunting on sunday. he is the lead singer of country rock band backroad anthem. the search was suspended last night due to the darkness. the former "glee" star is in major legal trouble. he is accused of possessing child pornography. he was arrested yesterday at his home in los angeles. he is due in court january 22nd. he is best known for playing noah puckerman on the now canceled "glee" tv show. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans and the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> well, here we go, we take a look toward 59 street and 5th avenue, looking like a great morning. just low cloud cover here. you don't need the rain gear, just a jacket, coat, that kind of thing. 41 degrees in the park and the
cloudy skies up into northern new jersey. and a little fog. but otherwise, quiet and there will be showers that develop but not until tonight. a quiet day today. 43 at 10:00. and noontime, looking at about 45. 49 degrees this afternoon to near 50 to the west. and we're looking at great weather for new year's eve. tomorrow even, around 43 degrees when the ball drops at mid might. and sunshine coming tomorrow. and the weekend to talk about next. it's weather then heather every seven minutes but it's debbie duhaime today. got your hands full. >> that's for sure. major problems on the l.i.e. going to the camera, we want to show you the volume. look at the problem, the l.i.e. westbound at holbrook road into holbrook. all lanes closed with an overturned tractor-trailer. and to the maps again, this is the l.i.e. westbound at holbrook road, trying to get to lake ronkonkoma. if you can use the service road but it's bunching up. and you can try middle country
subways on or close. lirr, new jersey transit on- time. hudson river crossings okay. but tonnelle road southbound, disabled truck on the way toward the holland. and watch for the accident investigation on the deegan south of 233rd, the ramp is closed. and then on the deegan southbound by the stadium, construction just wrapping up. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. back over to you, ken, lori. >> thank you. still ahead, and new this morning, police want you to see as they search for a group of men who robbed a cab driver at knife point. and check your holiday gifts because macy's has issued a recall for a popular set of frying pans. also ahead, the new changes by twitter to try to end bullying on social media. and we continue to follow the commuter alert on the long
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we want to show you pictures of three suspects wanted in the knife point robbery of a cab driver. it happened this month in bronx. detectives say the suspects asked him to take them to a home. when they got to the home, the guy behind the driver put a knife to his neck and the others took the victim's cash. the driver is okay. well, if you received new martha stewart cookware for christmas, you will want to check it out because macy's is recalling more than 120,000 frying pans. the consumer product safety commission says that the covers on the 8 and 10-inch pans can pop off and fly across your kitchen. the commission also says at least three people have been injured. if you have have the frying pans, you should return them to macy's and you will get credit. >> wow. it's time to check the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> and let's check in with meteorologist bill evans. >> well, good morning. we are out here on the upper west side. let's go. let's get it on! here's what's happening. the day where we start out two
and here's how it looks this morning as we get going with the camera in brooklyn to the lower east side. and we're looking across. normally you would see the empire state building to the right and one world trade to the left but we can't make out either this morning. 86% humidity. a calm wind. going to be a great day today. and we will have ourselves looking at mild temperatures to start. and it will be warm today. kind of quiet and then cloudy. clouds and there's a little fog in morris county toward middlesex, somerset, huntington county, that's why the dense fog advisory for a few hours. and there could be a pop-up shower but most of the day is cloudy. and shower or a little rain for tonight. and then a few showers closer to midnight. after midnight, that's gone. and tomorrow, sunshine and skies clear out and it's going to be gorgeous. well, we say good-bye to 2015 which has been a warm summer
of winter but looking at 43 degrees at midnight tomorrow night. and 45 with sunshine on new year's day. 49 today. some rain early this evening. and then after midnight, that's gone. and cloudy overnight, and 45. tomorrow, sunshine, a great end to the year. 51 degrees and at night, about 43 at midnight. and looking at sunshine into the first weekend of the new year. and we're looking at temperatures that are going to be in the 40s, 45 degrees on friday, 43 degrees by sunday. and then you see next week, temperatures around 40, 43, that's still warmer than normal for this time of the year. there's two days left in the new year. wednesday -- two days left until the new year. we didn't want people to join us. so there's nobody here today. nobody here today to join me. i'm sorry, sir, help you? [ dog barking ] >> how are you? give me a hug.
did you see how the baby earlier in the show introduced the bacon? >> yes. >> here's introducing us to the dog bacon. >> my gosh, he really does. >> who doesn't like bacon? >> everybody likes bacon. >> all right. over to debbie duhaime. we still have issues on the l.i.e.? >> that's for sure. video right now of the l.i.e. look at this problem, the l.i.e. west right at holbrook road. all lanes closed. it's the overturned tractor- trailer blocking all lanes. so again, the l.i.e. westbound closed in holbrook because of that accident. and let's show you some other video from the web cam. look at this volume right now on the l.i.e. westbound trying to get to the holbrook road. all lane closed. the service road will take a while. as we highlight the map, try the service road on the l.i.e.
and head over to sunrise highway, that's also another nice choice instead. and keep in mind, if you're headed to tonnelle avenue southbound in jersey city, a disabled truck toward the holland. and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. back to you, ken, lori. >> thank you. twitter is taking action against hateful speech on its site. >> in today's tech bites, twitter going after hateful behavior. >> they have been under fire for not doing enough to stop isis propaganda effortsment twitter says they'll not tolerate behavior that uses fear or violence to silence another's voice. >> and a new google browser, the just not sorry extension. the intention is to help them sound more assertive. >> and finally british
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on the money, the dow jones industrial average starts the day up 119 points. the nasdaq composite and s&p 500 also begin 1% higher. right now, futures are pointing to a lower open. oversea, japan's nikkei average closed up slightly. happening today, the ferris wheel rides come to a screeching halt in times square. the retailer shutting down its doors for good at the flagship location. the company is leaving the 110,000 square foot home and its 60-foot high ferris wheel due to financial reasons. they say they are looking for another location in manhattan. new york governor andrew cuomo has announced the state will start accepting applications tomorrow for the student loan forgiveness program. under the program, recent college graduates will have up to two years of payments paid on their behalf.
earned a degree in new york state and make less than $50,000 a year. there's a list of other requirements to be eligible including graduation from a new york state high school or having a new york state high school diploma. and we have set up a link to the application on our facebook page and at abc7ny. 6:00 f never more than 7 minutes away from weather never -- 6:23. never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> that's fantastic news because ken, lori and i are still paying off our student loans. >> yes, that's true. >> as a matter of fact. >> we have skies that are cloudy. taking the ride from staten island on the ferry, light wind, grab the jacket, going to be a nice ride. and water temperature in the harbor at 50 degrees. and it's about 48 here in the long island sound. and going back and forth this morning. so just a couple sprinkles. and just keeping an eye on that. and however, the next seven hours, looking at 41 by 7:00
and 46 by 1:00 this afternoon. and going to get to near 50. looking at about 45 at 11:00. 48 degrees later on this afternoon. so we are going to be looking at temperatures that warm quickly into the mid-40s by lunchtime. and it will be cloudy and cool and then really 49 degrees, 10 degrees warmer than normal for this time of the year. and deb has had her hands full. what's the latest? the l.i.e. is still closed, bill, westbound. westbound l.i.e. as we take a look right at holbrook road. all lanes closed for the overturned tractor-trailer. use the service road or go to sunrise highway instead. 495 eastbound, you see the flashing light, that's 495 tunnel. an accident. tunnel. george washington bridge is fine. no problems at the holland. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. back over to you, lori, ken. 6:24. now to a developing story.
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three seasons with the eagles. and they also let go the vice president of player personnel. both the eagles and the giants have six wins this season. 6:26. tonight is your chance to hit the giant power jackpot worth more than $250 million. the cash value more than $184 million. you never know, dreams do come true, right? there's no need to search for the numbers on your phone. just watch live right here on channel 7 tonight before eyewitness news at 11:00. >> all right. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the final farewell today for an nypd detective who also served as a sergeant with the air national guard killed by a suicide bomber in afghanistan.
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for the nypd detective killed by a suicide bomber while serving our country in afghan st. we are live. and we have new information on a murder on long island. the family feud that left a father dead and a son behind bars. and you're going to need to take it easy in some parts of the tri-state with dense fog hanging around as we look live at times square. and we are updating a commuter alert. an overturned tractor-trailer has part of the l.i.e. shut down right now. good morning. i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm lori stokes. thanks for starting your morning with us. it is wednesday, d ecember 30th. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill. >> and this morning looking at low clouds at the tops of buildings. two more days left in the year and then going out very mild. the clouds are running across the tops of the buildings and really you can see, this is the rink here but the cloud tops are right across there. and so we really don't see right there would be 432 park
that's all blocked out this morning. and we are looking at really warm temperatures for the overnight hours. 41 degrees now. 43 many the park. 42 newark. should be at 29 in the park to about 19 to the north. and we are way warm for the overnight. and got some fog in western new jersey. and that burns off, cloudy skies today, and 49 degrees. sunshine returns tomorrow. great weather for new year's eve. and we talk about that next. and debbie duhaime talking about an accident on long island and other stuff. how's it going? good morning everybody. problems on the l.i.e. we will go to video. look at the problem, the l.i.e. westbound at holbrook road. getting out toward holbrook. watch out for the accident. an overturned tractor-trailer blocking all lanes, so all lanes closed in suffolk county. and we will show you the here. look at the volume l.i.e. into holbrook. as a rule to use the service road or head to sunrise highway or middle country road.
and an accident just cleared on 495 but volume approaching the lincoln. and watch for volume tonnelle southbound avenue into jersey city. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. >> thank you. today friends, family and fellow service members will offer a final farewell to an nypd detective killed in afghanistan. joseph lemm was a sergeant on patrol with the national guard when he and five other americans including another york national guardsman were killed by a taliban suicide bomber. kala rama live in manhattan. >> reporter: ken, this morning, they're expecting thousands to show up here at st. patrick's cathedral. you can see the barricades are already up. thousands to pay their respects to nypd detective and air national guard sergeant joseph lemm. he was fondly known as superman by his family and friends and his brothers in blue at the nypd and air national guard.
hundreds of mourners paid their respects at st. anthony's church in lemm's adopted home. lemm leaves behind his wife, christine, his daughter and 4- year-old son. >> very sad but at the same time, appreciating the united states that we live here and that we have soldiers out there proteching us. >> reporter: the procession will start in west harrison at 9:00 a.m. before making their way to st. patrick's cathedral and the burial will take place this afternoon in hawthorne. that will be this afternoon. live at st. patrick's kala rama, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you very much. and the wake for staff sergeant louis beyonce that casa, the other new yorker who died in the attack -- louis bonacasa will be saturday. he will be buried at the national cemetery. 6:33.
man accused of murdering his own father nassau county. police arrested the 24-year-old jordan johnson in the death of his father russell johnson. the elder johnson was found with multiple stab wounds after police say an argument with his son turned violent. officers found his father barely clinging to life. he did die a short time later at the hospital. jordan johnson is now charged with second degree murder and he is expected to face a judge today. two postal workers are accused of disturbing charges. one confessed to stealing nearly 50,000 gift cards amounting to a thousand dollars from mail that was supposed to be delivered. and another postal worker is accused of dumping nearly a thousand pieces of partially opened mail in queens. when confronted, he told police he was simply overwhelmed by the quantity of mail he was responsible for delivering. if convicted, both men could face up to five years in prison. a new york city man who had been missing for six weeks has been found dead.
body of the 23-year-old in new jersey rather on christmas day. he was last seen leaving an upper manhattan nightclub around 5:00 a.m. november 4th. the cause of death has not been released. well the passenger who flew through the front window of a bus in an accident near the lincoln tunnel is out of the hospital. the 68-year-old man is recovering from a broken shoulder and head injury. he was standing up on a private bus when he went flying through the windshield yesterday as it abruptly stopped at a traffic light. the driver of the bus insists that he was not speeding. >> how fast could i be going? i was just coming to -- i mean, i came to the stop so i wasn't going at any, you know, fast speed or anything like that. i just -- he was standing up and he went through the windshield. >> well the victim landed on the street. that bus makes regular round- trips between baltimore and new york. 6:35.
leaders in newark lead a rally against the rising violence in new jersey's largest city. there have been 103 murders in newark. the second time in three years that the number has reached triple digits. 6: 6:36 never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> take a look outside. cloudy sky, low clouds atop the buildings here as we get going here at 6:36. we are going to be to be looking at a -- to be looking at a south wind. normally about 29 right now. a little fog here. a few showers that run up the front. so we're at 42 by 8:00. 43 at 10:00. noontime, 45. and about 49 at 3:00 this afternoon. probably 50 west of the city. so as we wind down, last two
to be looking at cloudy skies and mild temperatures today, some rain tonight. and into tomorrow, we have sunshine to end the year on and we are at 43 tomorrow night. and we are at 45 on new year's day. great weather. we will talk more about that in the seven-day forecast. debbie duhaime is in for heather o'rourke this week doing a great job. what's going on? well, problems continue on the l.i.e. bill as we go to the web cam. look at this, well, you can't see the volume too much here but the l.i.e. westbound at holbrook road. all lanes remain closed. diverted to the service road. that's why you see the flashing lights. and also on the eastbound side of the l.i.e. at holbrook road, a car fire. you can see the car fire as well with some ongoing activity. so kind of tough through suffolk county on and to the chart of the lincoln tunnel. and an accident just cleared on 495. subways running on or close. lirr, metro north, njtv lightning transit ontime.
in jersey city, a disabled truck being cleared. and the l.i.e. westbound, avoid it by holbrook road with the accident. try service road and you can use sunrise highway instead. and alternate side of the street parking rules are effect city-wide. back over to you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, we aren't the only ones to suffer the harmful effects of second hand smoke, it could also be killing your pets. and the crowds will soon be pouring into times square to celebrate the new year. how the city plans to keep more than a half million people safe. and make espn and channel 7 your home on new year's eve. there are three bowl games including the college football play-off semifinals and of course, "dick clark's new
the, inaa is investigating a botched landing that could have ended in disaster. officials say an alaska airlines passenger plane from chicago to seattle landed on an active taxiway earlier this month at seattle's sea-tac airport. the pilot apparently thought it was one of the airport's runways. it's unclear why the crew failed to recognize the
runway verses the taxiway. 6:41. if quitting smoking is on the new year's resolution list, one more reason not to light up. pets liking in a smoking environment have a higher risk of developing health problems. some issues include cancer and weight gain. researchers found smoking outdoors could reduce your pet's exposure but they say quitting completely is the best option. it. happening today, ball. the nearly 12,000-pound sphere will be raised to the top of one times square at noon, 36 hours before it rings in 2016. the ball drop tradition began on new year's eve in 1907. it will officially begin the one-minute fall down the 130- foot pole at 11:59 tomorrow night. and meantime, mayor de blasio saying that times square will be one of the safest places in
more than a million people are expected to be there along with 5,000 police officers. it's part of what the nypd is calling the tightest security ever. hundreds of officers will be armed with long guns. and also enhanced video surveillance will give police a better eye on times square. and each new year's eve party goer will be screened by hand at least twice. strong counterterrorism presence will be in place as a precaution. >> it's iconic and an example of new york city at its best and the eyes of the world will be on us. well, we will be prepared. the nypd has done extraordinary work preparing for this event. >> and as usual, no backpack, no duffel bags and no alcohol will be allowed in times square on new year's eve. how about this for a new year's eve celebration, the olive garden is offering unlimited bread sticks and a
square for new year's eve for a mere $400. here's a live look where the olive garden is planning a five- hour new year's eve party. they say the fee buys you a full buffet, a dj and dancing plus open bars. all that topped the off with a champagne toast at midnight. the company is warning patrons though, the view of the ball drop will be limited. >> and you get a bathroom with. >> this right? >> no one else in times square is going to get that. 6:44. "good morning america" is coming up next. live in times square. >> as long as the bred sticks are included. >> that's right. >> -- as the bread sticks are included. >> that's right. >> coming up here on "gma," the historic flooding in the heart land. millions from illinois to oklahoma could be affected. and of course, we are right there on the scene this morning. and also ahead here, the race for the white house, trump opening the doors to his
to scratch the woodwork as he ramps up attacks on hillary rodham clinton and bill clinton. but the candidates battle for new hampshire. the latest on that. and new details about the wealthy teenager and his mother arrested in mexico after a three-week manhunt. and we have exclusive surveillance video showing what ethan and tonya couch were doing while on the run in puerto vallarta. the party is over for them all coming up on "gma." >> hardest working man in tv news. thank you very much. >> thanks, dave. we check the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> let's check in with bill. >> if you have a jacket this morning, it feels comfortable out here, very little in the way of wind ask cloudy skies but comfortable this morning. and the humidity is high. so you can see your breath to start the day. take a look outside. it's a day where we have the low clouds and you can't make out the tops of the buildings. a look across the brooklyn
the empire state building. and we can't see those with the clouds this morning. and some fog that's around. high humidity, calm wind, 41 degrees and temperatures will end warmer. a few showers tonight. and sunshine returns tomorrow. and some great weather the year tomorrow. and 34, 35 up the hudson river valley. and around wait plain, 45 -- around white plains, 45. about 3 to 6 miles per hour. not a big deal here. and an eye on the visibilities morristown is now up to a mile. we're looking at the dense fog advisory this morning over around morris county, around huntington, somerset, middlesex county through the morning. and cloudy skies today, accepts mild and a rather quiet day. and -- today, rather mild and rather quiet today. a few showers around tonight. you will see this on the futurecast.
and that would be later on tonight and into the evening hours. so with the shower activity, we're going to be looking at what will be ending about midnight pool. the new year, great -- midnight. into new year, great weather, temperature 43 degrees at midnight. 49 today, cloudy skies. tonight, the early rain starts around 7:00, 8:00, last into the evening hours and then cloudy skies overnight. and then tomorrow, sunshine, a great day, high 51 and then 43 at midnight when the ball drops. and on friday, for new year's day, 45 degrees and mid-40s this weekend and dropping down to about 40 on monday. and but we're going to be looking at the mid-30s into saturday and sunday. so we're going to be looking at what will be some temperatures still above normal for this time of the year. all right, fellas, i want to know, what's the special for new year? what's the special d.
>> all right. did he give you an answer? >> well, 2015 prices are 2016 prices. >> that's right. >> okay. >> happy new year. >> hello, guys. >> thank you, bill. over to debbie. issues on the roadways. >> that's for sure. good morning. let's go to video right now from the l.i.e. look at the problem, the l.i.e. westbound at holbrook road getting into holbrook. all lanes closed with the overturned tractor-trailer block all lanes. the web cam, l.i.e. westbound, picking up volume to the holbrook road. use the service road. and now also on the eastbound side of the l.i.e., reports of a car fire here as well. you can see the flashing lights on the eastbound l.i.e. getting through suffolk county. really a mess on the l.i.e. to the map, again, that l.i.e. westbound at holbrook road, watch for the crash. and take it down to sunrise highway instead. that's a lot better this
and watch for slow downs on the new jersey turnpike. speeds reduced on the new jersey turnpike between 7a and 8a with low visibility. george, lincoln and holland okay. the earlier accident on the approach to the lincoln cleared. subways on or close to schedule. and lirr, metro north, new jersey transit, all on or close. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. back over to you, ken, lori. >> thank you. 6:49. happening now, the count down for sidney's new year's fireworks show is kicking off. people are already camping out to get just the best spot to see the display in the australian skies. nor than a million people are expected to turn out to you shaller in 2016 -- more than a million people are expected to turn out to usher in 2016. sea world challenges the
commission banned seaworld from breeding captive whales. your morning cup of joe could put more pep in your step for a workout. researchers at the university of georgia say that drinking coffee can enhance your endurance. the group took a closer look at previous studies on caffeine, coffee and sports and found that most show coffee reduced perceived exertion, especially running. the rarest of sights was seen splashing around in rhode island this week. it's unusual for them to linger around the area this time of year. they usually head for warmer climates. one of the city's bravest may have made his braviest move of all in front of a class of
>> oh my god, yes. [ screaming ] >> that's the fdny lew at the innocent david royal proposing to a teacher and now fiance natalie moye. the video is going viral. he used the cover of a fire safety demonstration to pop the question. he put the ring box in a glove but she didn't know what it was. >> i did feel something but i -- >> let's see, maybe, maybe you thought it was -- >> she's got tiny hands. >> i thought it was part of the glove, a device. >> not quite. obviously everything out. the video received comments from far away as africa. they do not yet have a wedding date. up next, another update on the back-ups on the long island expressway due to an overturned tractor-trailer. and a salute to a hero this morning. we are live at st. patrick's cathedral where the funeral will be held today for a
see curiosity become wonder, and winter become christmas. the radio city christmas spectacular presented by chase. don't wait! get your tickets today. nows are expected to attend a fallen hero's funeral today. >> kala rama is live. >> reporter: several officers have already arrived here to pay their respects to nypd detective and air national guard sergeant joseph lemm. superman as he was fondly called was remembered yesterday many his hometown of west
friends and brothers in blue guard. 45-year-old lemm and five other troops were killed last week in a suicide bombing ain afghanistan. he leaves behype his wife, daughter and 4-year-old son today's procession will start around 9:00 and they'll make their way here to midtown manhattan by 10:00 a.m. this afternoon. >> thank you. and police in nassau county have arrested 24-year-old jordan johnson in the death of his father russell johnson. the elder johnson was found with multiple stab wounds after police say an argument with his son turned violent. and jordan johnson is now charged with second degree murder and is expected to face a judge today. another check on the commute with debbie duhaime. >> thank you. problems continue on the l.i.e. this morning. look at the video from the web cam, the l.i.e. westbound bumper to bumper
holbrook road and holbrook. it's an overturned tractor- trailer. all lanes remain closed. and the eastbound l.i.e. at holbrook road, a car fire. and to the map, you can try middle country road where you will have to use the service road. and you can try sunrise highway. and 287 eastbound, an accident by exit 6 past white plains. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect city-wide. back over to you. >> thank you. all right, here we go. look outside, cloudy sky, we have temperatures that are starting out in the low 40s this morning. and we're going to be looking at what will be a day where the low 40s will turn into 50 later on today. looking at about 50 later on this afternoon. so what's going to be 43 tomorrow night. and then going to be looking at sunshine for tomorrow. be careful. the fog is getting worse as we go over the next few hours. >> i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. "good morning america" is come