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a tirade against trump. protesters march against the republican front runner. a chaotic turn of events. when a tractor trailer gets stolen. good evening, i'm joe torres. >> and i'm lori stokes in for sandra bookman. the new york city department of san tation issued a snow alert for tomorrow morning starting at 10:00 a.m. >> the first day a spring snow
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residents in the tristate area. the very latest on the accu- weather forecast for meteorologist jeff smith. jeff? >> reporter: the main impact will be late tomorrow through 6:00 on monday for nassau county, western suffolk county on long island. we are expecting more snow, several inches at least of snow. a winter storm watch is in effect for the eastern part of suffolk county right through 6:00 a.m. on monday. we have a system already sliding off to our south right there now. there could be a sprinkle over southern ocean county but this initial storm system will slide off to our south. the main show which comes in late tomorrow and tomorrow night is actually the more vigorous piece of the upper level. this will take a left hand turn up the coast, with a storm track like that, we are on the cold side of things just cold
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snow possibly mixed with a little bit of rain at the onset beginning late tomorrow afternoon and lasting right through tomorrow night. at this juncture we are expecting around an inch of snow in manhattan 1 to 3 inches to the east. 3 to 6 inches over parts of long island. we are going to have adjust this forecast based on our newer computer model runs. in the city itself. roads should remain mainly wet because temperatures will be marginal. it is colder over eastern long island and there could be snow covered roads in those locales. eventually, a big warm up as well. joe back over to you. >> reporter: jeff thank you. track the storm. you can track the conditions anytime with the accu-track weather alert app. now on to that chaotic chain of events. on a new jersey interstate, a
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the owner of a cab gives chase. the cab raced into hillside, new jersey. police followed it there, back it newark, irvington borer, where it struck a couple of squad cars. >> reporter: joe and laurie, an out of control tractor trailer cab came speeding down this street here, smashing into several scars turned down this street where police surrounded that driver. eyewitnesses thought at one point cops were going to have to open fire the driver refused initially to surrender. that was the main concern for residents who watched this all unfold. the man behind the wheel had stolen that cab, was being followed by its owner who called police. eyewitness news learned it was stole lien, went into union and then down route 22 back into newark. it struck two police cars as cops attempted to pull it over.
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in the vehicles was injured but listen to what one eyewitness situation. >> he hit the corner. street. he stopped the door flew open he was going to jump out. the police got out. he got back in. the door flew open again. an officer jumped out of his car and in the moving tractor got in with him. or however. they pull him out of the truck car. >> reporter: there was one officer with minor injuries taken to the university of newark hospital. the driver was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for using the cab as a weapon. other charges are also pending. stephen kim channel 7 several hundred demonstrators rallied in manhattan today to protest against republican presidential front runner donald trump. they gathered in columbia bus
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tower on fifth avenue. during the rally, tempers flared, police moved in. >> reporter: today's trump protest drew an impressive crowd in columbus circumstance and demonstrators are planning another one. while there were a handful of arrests and some people were pepper sprayed, hundreds more gathered peacefully and are hoping their message was heard. not everyone is convinced donald trump is capable of making america great again. chanting and voicing their objections, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of new york city saturday afternoon, marching from columbus circle to trump tower on fifth avenue to show the gop front runner he doesn't have everyone's vote. >> reporter: trump's ignorance and blatant bigotry toward us, we are calling for it to end. he has to go. >> reporter: we are here to
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rhetoric against immigrants and muslims and many other groups of people. >> i think it is good to show a what he is saying. >> reporter: flooding the sidewalks for hours, hundreds more police officers stood by ensuring nothing got out of interrupted. at one point protesters threw water bottles at officers. this eyewitness says he was blindsided while trying to help someone else. >> i was lifting up an individual and was pepper sprayed blindsided by pepper spray. >> still many describe the overall protest as a peaceful gathering and a much needed counter. mr. trump out west assured a crowd of supporters he is what the gop establishment needs right now. >> they don't know what they are doing. they have no clue they don't know how to win, they haven't won in a long time.
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scheduled to move on to tucson. i'm aj ross channel 7 eyewitness news. turns out new york wasn't the only place where antitrump demonstrators rallied. as many as 50 people created a trump traffic headache near phoenix. they blocked the only major road where trump held an event today. drivers were not thrilled. nearly all the protesters moved when police asked them to but police did arrest three people. the nypd says 44-year-old kenya flores of the bronx was struck by a yellow cab in a bus lane on first avenue near stuyvesant town early this morning. the driver fled the scene. investigators believe flores was lying in the street when she was hit. a cane, found nearby, may have belonged to her. police are also investigating a stabbing this afternoon in the bronx that left a man fighting for his
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investigators say he was stabbed with a broken bottle after a dispute with another man who fled the scene. this happened at east 233rd street and keppler avenue. an eyewitness describes what she saw. >> one of the kids said are you good? are you good? broke the bottle and stabbed him right in the chest. it was horrible. horrible. i hope the kid is okay. >> reporter: the victim who is in his 20s, was taken to the hospital. new at 6:00, a new york city teacher was fined $300 for showing eighth grade students an isis beheading video. this happened at the south bronx academy for applied media in october 2014. the education department says november 2015 the teacher has been working as a substitute. the department tried to terminate her, but an independent arbiter decided a fine was sufficient punishment. the teacher says she played the
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new information a french prosecutor says the paris attack suspect captured yesterday planned on a suicide bomb attack, but backed today authorities moved salah abdeslam from the hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound he suffered in the arrest to jail. his lawyer said he will fight extradition to france. he drove the group to paris to take part in the attacks that killed 130 people. a strong gust of wind may be to blame. 62 passengers and crew died when the fly dubai plane went down overnight. surveillance video shows the plane dropping to the ground at a steep angle. flight recorders are being analyzed by investigators. two americans are among the five dead from a suicide bombing in istanbul. the others are from israel and iran.
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detonated in a popular area in istanbul. investigators believe isis or kurdish militants are to blame. this is the 6th bombing in turkey over the past year. president obama is getting ready for his historic visit to cuba. he will become the first u.s. president to set foot on the island in nearly nine decades when he lands in havana tomorrow. parts of havana are being spruced up. during the trip he will meet with raul castro, attend a baseball game and meet with political dissidents. highway. coming up a school bus carrying a high school basketball team an update. welcome to instagram. the pope adds a new app to his social media mix.
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breaking news right now in new jersey. police are on the scene of a murder suicide. police say an 11-year-old boy found the bodies of his parents inside the home on west clinton avenue. a 44-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the head. a 36-year-old woman was also found dead in an upstairs bedroom. their names have not been released. scary moments for students and staff on a school bus on an
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today. the school bus, carrying a high school basketball team rolled over on i-65. state police say there were not serious injuries among the 26 people on board. the faithful have a new way to connect with the pope. instagram. pope francis activated his account today and instantly became a sensation. within the first hour, 100,000 people were following him. the pope is no stranger to social media. he launched a twitter account that has brace yourself 26 million followers. >> he keeps up with everything, doesn't he? >> yes he does. patriotic parents are attention. coming up on eyewitness news, lots of eagle eyes are on a nest.
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america's eyes are on washington as we wait for a second eagle to hatch. the first one fully emerged yesterday, every moment being captured live on web cam. the eagle parents named mr. president and first lady are taking turns hunting for food, feeding the baby and keeping
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>> a parent's job never ends. >> never. >> we know that. all right. so break it to us. >> first day of spring is tomorrow. >> not keeping eggs warm, for sure. spring begins just after midnight tonight. sky already looking a little bit threatening. there is an initial wave of low pressure off to the south. that is why the sky looks a little dark. humidity way down there 23%. any precipitation that tries to get in here for the evening hours won't make it. the air mass is so dry nothing would actually reach all way down to the ground. 46 during the day today. spring arriving at 12:30 a.m. after midnight. not going to be looking like this scene but the flowers and
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3 at toms river. because down in that area there is some precipitation trying to make it all the way down to the ground and that tends to cool bit. a drop of rain or wet snowfall over southern ocean county over the next several hours. late tomorrow into tomorrow night that will be the main impact from this storm. >> watch temperatures drop well down in the 30s in a city down to 34 at 7:00 in the morning. of course we have the united new york city half marathon tomorrow. temperatures low to mid-30s during the race. by noon 38 degrees, temperatures well above freezing initially. as the first batch of precipitation moves in right before dusk tomorrow, that can be a mix of rain and snow before going over to all snow temperatures cooling off. and check this out, where you are getting the heavier
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it is grabbing the told air from up above. places on long island down to freezing or near freeding. snow can accumulate east of new york city. probably results in wet roads around here. a nice recovery monday afternoon getting up to near the 50-degree mark. snowfall through sunday night. around an inch in manhattan. we are right on the line here. 1 to 3 inches off to the east. talking queens and brooklyn also down the jersey shore. accu-weather forecast for tonight, increasing clouds. we are down to freezing, cloudy, brisk and cold. the wet snow and rain arriving very late in the day. the high getting up to 40 tomorrow. periods of snow tapering off around an inch in new york city several inches off to the east of the city. clouds giving way to sun and maybe early snow 48 degrees, 50 on tuesday, back up to 63 on
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next shot of rain thursday night into friday. this storm has the potential to be adjusted, the track of the storm. we'll have an update on that tonight at 11:00. how much fun has march madness been so far? yesterday was all about the upsets in the big dance. what would today bring? yale already has one upset on its resume this march. would another happen today? duke having to work extra hard to keep that from from
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turns out they are really good athletically. >> both schools. this was a fun one. last two days, certainly entertaining. the sweet 16 is now on the line. tonight uconn will clash with top seed kansas while two spots have been handed out. duke trying to hold off another yale upset. luke kinnard to grand don ingram. speaking of runs, yale made this one a game in the second. to sears, a 15-0 run now for
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duke though gets it done. out. 71-64 duke survives advances. 11 seed wichita state, ron baker, with the three pointer. the hurricanes though immediately able to answer back off the block here. angel rodriguez, look at this. the half court lob to sheldon more rodriguez from there. miami finally found a way to put this one away. the hurricanes hold on to advance to the sweet 16. the pray of the tournament happened last night. northern iowa upsetting six seed texas in dramatic fashion. a half court game winning shot to keep northern iowa's season alive. the panthers were the sixth double digit seed to win in round one yesterday. the women's ncaa tournament began yesterday.
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court today. it is basically uconn and everyone else with the huskies either their fourth consecutive national title. the robert morris not close. the huskies led 41-4 after the first quarter. >> katy lou samuelson led. uconn breezing into round two. another local school seaton hall. the dukes did not let up all game. 25 points in this one the rout was on late. didn't stop duqueane from pouring it on. april robinson, the pirates fall. and eye own that -- and the turks in full control. an 11-point lead at that point. then walker the turn around
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that gave the turks even more cushion 74-58. maryland downs the games. all three area hockey teams will take the ice tonight. the islanders also hit the road, visiting the stars in dallas. this afternoon it is the rangers their west coast tour taking the san jose, they take full advantage. lundquist 1-0 san jose. the rangers have an answer. dan boil the backhanded break away goal that tied it. right now it is 4-1 sharks. thanks to rainy weather in florida the mets and nationals rained out scheduled starter matt harvey allowed six runs on seven hits in three and a third of an inning. the yankees hosting the braves. jacoby ells by, first good news.
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the yankees got all their runs in the fourth. a run scored there. let's go back to ellsbury. bad news he got hit in the right hand by a pitch and leaves the game sent to the hospital for x-rays. 3-2 the awaiting news of ellsbury. thank you laura. that is the news for now. thank you for joining us, stay tuned for world news coming up next.
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welcome to "world news tonight." protesters trying to stop donald trump in his tracks. taking to the streets in arizona, blocking the main road to a trump rally. the massive delays, the arrests and the rallying cry from phoenix to new york. >> while donald trump doubles down tonight. the passenger jet plunging to the ground, killing everyone onboard. a fireball lighting up the sky, was the pilot disoriented? details from the investigation coming in right now. the winter storm crashing spring break. from heavy rain to freezing temperatures, how much snow is in the forecast? the move to ban texting while walking, the number of pedestrian fatalities on the rise, is texting to blame?


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