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now new york's number one news. channel 7 eyewitness news. new at 11:00, chaos and destruction at a deli in the bronx. a wild scene caught on camera. but first at 11:00, temperatures starting to plunge, and it's going to get dangerously colder. two reports oneonta frigid -- on the frigid temperatures. >> and lee goldberg is timing out the deep freeze. he's outside in central park. lee? >> reporter: beautiful central park, usually the site of such wasn'ter fun, but this -- winter fun, but this year winter jam canceled because of the blizzard, and now the ice festival canceled. let's look at temperatures right now. at 11:00, down to 22 in central park. the feel-like reading is 13. so the winds are still only about 5 to 10 miles an hour. wind chill warnings in effect north of new york city, and
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jersey, new york city, coastal connecticut and long island. looking at radar we missed a storm offshore, but why we had some snow over the island, and maybe a dusting over the east end, but what we're really watching is the nasty looking squall line that went through headed our way. in terms of wind chills it's basically 10 to 15, and behind the fronted it's below 0, and that's here by morning. winds behind the front kick to 30 to 40 miles an hour experienced during the daylight hours tomorrow. snow squalls toward dawn signal the dangerous cold. temperatures fall throughout the day, and wind chills will be 10 to 30 below in the afternoon hours and into sunday morning. the record low sunday morning is 2. we're forecasting a tie
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was 0 in new york city was 1994. i'm taking some of my own advice and heading back to the studio, and next week after the storm we have a storm to talk about. close call for snow or rain. all the details coming up when i get back to the studio. with this arctic blast, the big issue is staying warm. the mayor is urging new yorkers to report heat and hot water problems from 311, and there was more than 1300 yesterday, and 2100 as of 10:00 o'clock tonight up from 800 earlier in the week. a.j. ross has more on what's being done to keep people warm. >> reporter: city-wide preparations are underway to make sure people have a safe and warm place to stay through the bitter cold weekend to making sure the homeless aren't out in the cold, it's going to be a continuous effort the next couple of days. with wind chills and
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dangerous levels, were they're taking every -- they're taking every precaution. >> we're reaching out across the city to get all homeless to safety. >> reporter: they helped 63 homeless in shelters on thursday, and an additional walked into er facilities to get out of cold, that can be deadly to elderly and infants and chronically ill. >> we have over 2,000 boilers and 21 mobile boilers. >> reporter: this is just a fraction of the 200 plus boilers heating complexes across the city. more than a hundred heating technicians will be on stand by throughout the weekend for any emergency outages. >> >. with temperatures like this you're especially concerned with underground water main breaks, so we'll watch that as well. >> i can't imagine being stuck in the cold.
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inspecking and thawing frozen hydrants throughout the city. >> it hasn't been that bad of a winter, so hopefully it's just this weekend. >> you'll see a lot less people on the streets walking, even in the daytime, especially at night time. trying to warm up. >> reporter: and if you live in the city and have any issues with your heat or hot water don't hesitate to call 311. live in long island city, a.j. ross, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you, and coming up in a few minutes we'll show you ways to cut the heating bill by 25 percent, it costs less than 3 bucks a day and we want to see how you're coping with the arctic blast, post on social mediad with the hashtag show the cold. chargesover attempted murder against the -- charges of attempted murder of the driver of this suv, but the driver says he's the victim of the teen's attempted armed
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his car to catch him, instead he hit him and severed his arm. josh has more. >> reporter: only eyewitness news was here at the precinct about an hour ago when the original victim, now one of the suspects was walked out and taken to court. now charged with attempted murder in a bizarre and gruesome case. it was quite a turn of events for the married father of three that found himself cuffed in a police case and waiting forking a trip to court, accused of attempted murder. >> two families are destroyed tonight. my cousin and this kid's family. >> reporter: his cousin michael says he was just trying to help police catch the teen that just robbed him. the teen pulled a gun and stole sneakers they had arranged to
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the driver appeared to drive straight at the teen after he got out, mowing him down, but his does sin say he's just try -- cousin says he was just trying to detain them. >> what would you do if you were trying to corner him? >> reporter: sam that lost an arm in the crash ran away from the scene, stumbling to his house around the corner and collapsed in front of his mother. doctors spent hours trying to reattach his arm that police found at the scene along with his gun. when he's out of the hospital he too will be headed to jail. his upstairs neighbor has known him since he was six years old. >> >. should we call it instant karma? i don't know what to say. it should not be that way, shouldn't be putting himself in a situation to rob. >> reporter: making this even more dramatic, after sam was hit jumped up and on to a city bus to try to escape.
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sam got away again, ran home and collapsed. now both men are in custody. at last report, sam, the 17- year-old was at the hospital where doctors were trying to reattach his arm. josh thank you. tonight rail service at penn station back on track after an ugly evening commute due to emergency track repairs causing service delays on the long island railroad, new jersey transit and amtrak at the height of tonight's rush hour. a disabled train added to those delays. and a brutal assault caught on camera aboard a city bus in brooke. a money -- book. -- brooklyn. a man pummeling the driver last month, and cops just are earlessing the -- releasing the video, then the man taunting the driver to come out and fight.
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and too many drinks leads to a bodega getting trashed by two men, the suspects caught on camera causing chaos in the store, are now under arrest. melrose section. >> reporter: you can see on this the two men tear apart the store, leaving about $300 worth of damage behind. this is the reaction from two allegedly drunk men after being locked inside this bronx deli by the store's owner. he allegedly caught the men steal, and decided to lock the men in the building to give police a chance to get there. the video is now part of a police investigation. the men trashed the police, spilling soda on the ground and knocking down shelves, all while going down a list of expletives. it happened last month here at this dela in the melrose section of the bronx. residents say they're not surprised. they're afraid to walk the streets because it's that dangerous there.
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was despicable man. i tell you, that was a very wrong thing to do, and they have nothing better to do but look for trouble. >> reporter: and police arrested two men, a 20-year-old and 33-year-old, both charged with criminal mischief. in the melrose section of the bronx. carolina leid. the nypd not wasting any time firing the partner of a cop convicted of manslaughter in the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in brooklyn. protesters understanding the decision before it was made, and the officer was also fired after he was found guilty of manslaughter last night. the only african american on the jury telling us tonight the decision was not easy. >> he went against the rules of his own superiors, and the
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didn't report it right away. >> he said jurors didn't buy the defense argument that he fired by mistake because they tried to pull the trigger it wasn't easy. firefighters finally warehouse fire in new jersey, but it could be days before it's out. the fire burning out of control for nearly 20 years, destroying warehouse. the fire generated so much smoke, schools in the area did not open today. deadly mystery as a high school, the body of two teen girls found on campus. new information tonight about what really happened. >> reporter: two years ago we were in the home and it was so drafty and cold, and you could hold up a flame and the wind would blow it out. coming up what the the homeowner did to take thousands
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less than a cup of coffee.
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hoping to avoid another norm, the -- storm the anthem of sees setting voyage to the bahamas, the first trip since being forced to return to new
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propeller failed after a storm at sea. royal caribbean says everything is on track for an on time departure tomorrow. and the pope getting a rock star's welcome in mexico tonight for a five-day visit. the pope landed in mexico city where he was met by adoring crowds, serenaded by bands and he headed to the papal residence for the night, and plans to visit regions in mexico effected by poverty and violence. and how not to throw money out the window. how investment in energy efficiency pays offer, nina pineda and 7 on your side with a two-year experiment proving the point. >> reporter: just having been here two years ago it was draff if i and -- drafty and cold.
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the house two years ago flames flickered out, smoke sucked out by crack, all costing hundreds of dollars this lost heat, but now no more freeze or money blowing out the window. >> you can feel the warmth. >> reporter: you can feel it camera. freezing. 57 degree before, but after. >> 72 degrees. difference. almost. >> reporter: after a 49-dollar heat awed did i showed the trouble -- audit showed the trouble spots, they pumped in cellulose insulation. >> we had a crew of five to six people every day in here. >> reporter: new jersey offers a $5,000 rebate if you qualify then a 0 percent interest loan. the bill is just 83 bucks a month here. >> the energy bill went down.
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paper, a savings of nearly 700 on the next bill. >> the cost of the loan is actually offset by the reduction in annual utilities. >> reporter: in the long run paying for itself. nina pineda, channel 7. what a difference. >> if you want to save money on energy in your home, go to our website for the energy grants and rebates that are available. plenty of them in our area. it will definitely safe you money. >> always a good thing. so you got your jog in for the night? >> i sure did, i sure did. i saw some officers in their suv going around making sure the park is okay, stay warm, get back in the studio! it's cold but the wind hand picked up yet. the empire state building will be like an icicle tomorrow. the high today 27, so here are the frozen facts. the coldest so far this winter,
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we should match that sunday morning. coldest ever in new york city 15 below, not that low, but wind chills that low. our numbers still in the upper teens and lower 20s at this hour. this wind chills about 10 to 15 at this hour. by morning a few snow showers around. 8:00 a.m. probably east of new york city, gusts over 30 miles per hour. temperatures dropping through the teens with a mix and clouds and sun. wind chills early will drop to about 0, just after day absolutely daybreak, but 15 below north and west. during the day we all go sub zero and lowest win chills saturday night and sunday morning. 10 to 30 below morning, and the numbers climb just a little above 0 by sunday afternoon. snow showers leaving the east end of long island, and now we look to this front. there's a couple of squaw lines here, but in the evening hours they look a lot stronger coming off the lakes and tend to break
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they'll be just broken snow showers. cooing through tomorrow morning. a couple of heavier ones with a dusting in spots and a few squalls, but the biggest impact is kicking off the winds and start dropping the temperatures. the most likely time for snow showers from 5 timty in the morning to -- 5:00 in the morning to 9:00 in the mornings, and then it's about the gusty winds and brutally cold air tomorrow into sunday morning. the wind chills saturday night and sunday morning, 10 to 20 below, but north and west anywhere from 20 to 30 below. increasing wind at sun rise, there will be a snow shower around it already feels like 0, and then just going down. 19 into basically the 11 range by later in the day, and falling temperature, dangerously cold, frostbite setting in 10 or 20 minutes. feels like 10 below tomorrow night, seven-day forecast, on valentine's day, 2 to start the day, that would match the coldest valentine's day. last year was 32, and we actually got a little snow. then monday we start to get
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a storm approach, probably some light snow for the afternoon commute, and we're warming up so quickly that a mix goes to rain monday night, and suddenly we get a soaking rain on tuesday and near 50, so 2 on sunday morning and 50 by tuesday afternoon, and finally this roller coaster with stabilize into mid-week with temperatures in the 40s and sunshine returning. amaymy and jeff -- amy and jeff will be outside the studios over the weekend as long as they can take it. >> stay warm. coming up next a lifetime suspension from baseball and the player is from the mets. plus what happens when you give a selfie stick to a here in the city, parking is hard to find. seems like everyone drives. and those who do should switch to geico because you could save hundreds on car insurance. ah, perfect. valet parking. hello! here's the keys.
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a shocked gasp as a member of president obama's security detail is caught an camera wiping out. tumbling across a freeway. part of convoy escorting him to the airport in california. he was able to walk away from the crash. remarkable. an ultrasound caught a baby doing something a little different, e. j. was caught punching himself in the face so hard he knocked himself backwards. the parents couldn't believe it, and neither could the tech. his parents love ultimate fighting. well, a playful sea lion caught up in the selfie stick
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milo was given a go pro camera attached to a selfie stick, and held it in his mouth taking a quick underwater tour of his habitat. >> that's awesome. so a baby going viral and a sea lion. sports is up next. >> baseball, basketball, everything, spring training a week away, and the mets have to deal with this. henry mejia strikes out. he had his chance, and let
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nba all star weekend in front of toe. the dunk -- toronto. tonight, the rising stars challenge, young american players against international nba player, including a player for the knicks. porzingas was so good. the crowd loved him. hit from the outside and unside, and ended -- inside, but the us wins 157-154. a lot of defense. and a lot of familiar names finalists for the induction into the basketball hall of fame. shaquille up, and allen iverson as well. we'll know who's in in april. induction comes up in september.
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all star game, voted as the players association executive committee. play and come back home and rally the troops. >> >. we have to forget about what happened with the coaching change, believe in what's going on, buy. it and make the mush. >> he just never -- push. >> he just never learned and will never play again. henry mejiat first to receive a lifetime band under in -- ban under the new drug rules. he was suspended 80 game, then 162, now a permanent suspension. he can reapply in a year. two of the positive tests came while he was already under suspension. the mets say they're disappointed but support baseball's drug policy. meanwhile with the first official work out for pitchers
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most are already in florida. they hope the metisses can stay on track for another get season. >> yes, just make every start and log as many innings as i can. >> the yankees avoid salary arbitration with chapman, he gets a one year deal with $11 million, and tanaka is in tampa, threw on level ground, says he feels fine after surge are i to remove a bone -- surgery to remove a bone spur, but doesn't know what he'll make the start. the rangers playing well, but fell behind early against the kings. it was 2-2, and then hayes puts the rangers on top 4-3. oh, it's looking good, but then la, third goal off the rangers klein, in overtime it's the kings pearson, and the rangers lose in ot.
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lost. >> okay. >> any predictions for the all star break? >> a lot of points. >> and slam dunk contest?
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join the conversation all about how you dress in the cold. >> and lee goldberg giving me the 411 on how to do that on facebook. the scarf, gloves, he lost one of the gloves, he went and got it. >> don't follow the cold you. >> >. stay safe this weekend.
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each other. >> and enjoy the valentine's and now abc's "jimmy kimmel live." >> dicky: from hollywood it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- george clooney. plus dave salmoni and animals. with cleto and the cletones. and now, most of all, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i'm jimmy. i'm the host. thanks for watching.
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