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have a great day. it's 4:30, 35 degrees on friday february 26. winter is back with a blustery day in the 30s but the rollercoaster ride continues this weekend back into the 50s. good morning i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs 2 this morning. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up but first traffic cop due in court. >> he's reportedly considering a plea deal. janelle burrell has more from federal court. this was the last time we saw the former police chief in public. f.b.i. agents arresting james burke
him to assault prisoner chrystler lobe and coerce other officers to help him keep the crime a secret. >> he repeatedly met with those who saw to agree on ways to keep your stories straight. >> he admitted to stealing the chief's police duffel bag. inside that bag were the chief's police belt and ammunition insisting he found pornography and sex toys. burke himself showed up at lobe's home to confront him and while he was later chained burke sought revery long repeatedly beating him. >> when i asked for a lawyer i got hit, choked, slapped, punched, kicked. >> he is a danger to the community with a long history of coercion, corruption and conspiracy.
admits to the charges against him. >> no one is above the law. janelle reporting there. we'll continue to follow it and traffic and weather on the 2's john good morning. >> good morning mary. chris said it winter is back and snow north and west too. it's that cold and the wind that you are really going to feel. wind out of the west to 25 to 30 miles per hour so wind chills a lot colder than that. a little bit of snow. sussex could see just enough to slicken those driveways and secondary roads into parts of sullivan county too so make sure you are ready for that. bigger view the cold air in place it is snowing in up state new york and western pa if you got a big drive planned today. numbers not even out of the 40s and it's the wind chill. great in vegas but cold for you.
feel like 30 so bundle up. big swing into the weekend but with the wind and left over problems there's roads closed. >> you are right john. if you are traveling in mount olive we have route 46 and a debris spill under way. a detour has been set-up and should have an okay ride. an over turned tractor trailer has the exit ramp closed exit 60 for you. also in the bronx a large pothole on the southbound side of the new england thruway. no delays quite yet. we'll continue to watch that for the morning drive. a lot of green in the area and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> allen thank you. now to a developing story an investigation under way in kansas after a gunman opened fire killing three people inside. valerie castro reports.
of their loved ones reunited after a gunman opened fire in historyon, kansas. >> i seen a guy pull up and he stopped and hopped out and yelled something with an ak-47 and fired a few shots outside before he went in and ducked down and went into the building. >> law enforcement sources confirm to cbs news the shooter is 38-year-old succeed rig ford a painter at xl industries. gunfire erupted in the parking lot and inside the building. >> we heard pop pop and i guess a gentleman named adam had got shot. >> family folks quickly arrive at the scene after hearing the news. third woman was in the middle of her husband during a live interview. he did say somebody next to him got shot. oh my god! oh my god! . >> first responders rushed to
out on stretchers. law enforcement officials moved in with high powered rifles to find the active shooter. ford was killed by authorities. video posted to the gunman's facebook page shows him firing an empty field. other pictures show him posing with firearms and this video he sings along to a song called looking for revenge. any reason as to why ford targeted his work place hasn't been uncovered. >> never would have thought in a million years this guy would have done it. >> those injured are being treated in three hospitals. in reaction to last night's final presidential debate before super tuesday so donald trump is attacked as never before. >> you are the only person on stage that has ever been fined for hiring people illegally. >> i'm the only one in the
you haven't hired anybody. >> florida senator to the establishment favor narrowed to a three man race. trump magazine won three of the last contests ahead in most polls and trump's conservative credentials. >> i knew they were going to come at me because they had no choice. i had a very good evening. i think we are getting close. >> 11 states vote on tuesday with 595 delegates at stake. one of the main questions is whether trump can beat them in their own states. cruz is winning 38 to 28% in texas and trump topping rubio in florida 44 to 28 demand ohio ahead of governor kasich by five points. happening today a hearing in suffolk county a sex worker reported missing in may of 2010
the home of her last client in oak beach. she was found enter--near ten other bodies. lawyers will demand police turn over 911 calls the night she appeared. the february 2014 shooting of the owner of the castle. cameras caught him walking towards his car while the gunman waited then wearing a hood runs to his car and fires before the gun appears to get jammed. he was shot in the face but survived. >> we want people to take a cooperate. justice. there. we want to bring him to justice. >> he's offered a $100,000 to an arrest. mayor de blasio unvails
at another time savings program for private sector employees for all nye new yorkers and can't move forward until the federal government allows cities to create savings plans not just states. the mayor says those changes could come this year. a massive sinkhole nearly swallows a truck. workers were responding to reports of water coming out of a manhole on wood side avenue. turned out raw sewage was over flowing and officials on the scene say the sinkhole is massive. >> the hole is approximately 20 to 30 feet and from what we can see with the amount of sewage that's still in the hole maybe about five to six foot deep. >> the truck was removed and the dead end street was reopened. no one was hurt. an officer was murdered 28
officer edward burn was shot at 107th avenue ambushed in his car while protecting a witness in a drug case. he served seven months with the nypd. five men were convicted in his murder. in five months february 26 of 1993 terrorists blew up a van in a parking garage. six people were killed and 1,000 were injured. victim family members will take part near the ceremony of the north pool near 9/11 today. still to come why students are being left out of their college education. and a health alert at a new jersey hospital. why hundreds are at risk for h.i.v. and other diseases. and should they build a wall. giving up prime very muchs for flood protection. we still have pockets of flooding from earlier in the week.
coming up. it is 4: 42. good morning on friday 26 of february. it's 35 degrees out there right now. what's the weekend look like johnny? >> there's good news if you go to my facebook page in four or five minutes we'll have the potluck video very big on friday and take some cookies to work day. it is chilly out there. readings in the 30s. 32, 27 and 28. problem is with the rain i mean it is just blowing. bruce has got 35 in north port. wow on this day in 1930 the first red and green traffic lights were installed in new york city. some fun history there but unfortunately this is no good. look at the damage here.
and out and without power for 18 hours. it is cold so that struggle continues. and then i do want to share one other picture, a few other pictures in fact. charlie sent this in, flooding up in the delaware river trying to even get there. it's very hard. and daniel sent this in between the melt and the rain there are issues with flooding so start with that. still a few flood warnings in through parties of fairfield county and the middle stone river in new jersey so that is an issue you are contending with and it is cold. 35 in the city the wind out of the west to 30 miles per hour. that's cold right jen? >> freezing. >> 31 in sparta, 36 for bell mar. these numbers day-to-day it is a 5, 20, 25, almost 30-degree
yesterday was just surreal with those warm numbers. it's the wind now 30 to 32 miles per hour wind gust, 35 around the hampton. so you do the math. a lot of wind chills in the 20s and a lot of them will stay there during the course of the day. a little bit of snow north and west and problematic that's the forewoman the northwest wind so it's going to howl all day and we're below normal. skies brighter over the next few days. 42 after a chilly saturday morning tomorrow but sunday flirting with 60. could see a shower but still mild. weather is improving. it's cold and busy now right too alex? >> you are right john. a large pothole as the center lane blocked on the southbound side of the new england thruway.
out there. also back to this alert here a lane closed on both directions of the palisades parkway due to debris that fell from the over pass. no one injured and no delays. we'll let you know when it's cleared up. a lane blocked southbound from 106th to 96th streets and from 73rd. and as you can see you are still moving well. west side highway is also clear. alternate side in effect be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> here's a quick look at stories this morning. a south jersey hospital notified 200 patients they may have been exposed to diseases. hepatitis b, hepatitis c and h.i.v. google plans to file a friend of the court brief supporting with apple's battle
they helped hack into an iphone used by one of the san bernardino killers in a december shooting spree. a jury has supported of a misdemeanor pollution charge rising from the 2010 explosion and oil spill in the gulf of mexico. he botched testing and missed clear signs of trouble on the the blast. on our money watch stock futures are higher today after winning thursday on wall street pushing stocks higher propelled by recovery and bank stocks. the nasdaq composite at 39, s&p 500 up over 21. lawmakers are accusing air bag makers of faking text results to cover up an issue. they allegedly show company officials discussing the manipulation of data and trying
recall sending metal fragments flying and serious injury and several deaths caused. flooding is a major concern in hoboken but are dwighted how to fix the problem. they are building a flood wall to keep the rain out but not everyone is happy about it. meg baker reports. >> driving along it's easy to see why they love their view across to manhattan but it's also easy to see how easily it floods. >> the $64,000 question about a flood wall across the edge of the city remains problematic because it would kind of destroy what the city is all about in order to as you have it. >> david white and other residents have come out against perhaps for certain areas of the city and successfully won a battle against having a wall on garden street so the department of environmental protection has rerouted plans.
observer highway with new flood walls up to 12 feet high. >> i'm a life long resident and i spent a lot of my life time not being able to see the water and it's one of the biggest assets. >> they remember all too well what happened in superstorm sandy so would like to see some protection put in place. >> we had guys with boats. >> even in a rain storm it floods on third street. >> you get the water all the way to the top. >> option two and three could impact washington street at the north end of town with a flood barrier. >> the feature is how to con figure the walls particularly the one giant one proposed among the water front. >> they like the ideas of barriers on the south end by observer highway where the water front is not changes. in hoboken.
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asking for a time change so all students can attend. >> they don't have to look at their watch every two seconds saying do i still have time to out and rush. >> it made me depressed. when i found out i was upset they scheduled it at 5. >> more than 1100 students but barclays has an event earlier in the day and no other time slots are available. time now 4: 52. traffic and weather on the 2's. >> get the cap and gown on. layers are going to help you with the wind out of the west feeling like 27. single digit wind chills many in the 20s. cold breeze blowing today. sunshine is going to make it come back. weekend starts chilly ending in the upper 50s and stay mild next week. start of your drive is already busy. >> you are right john. if you are traveling in
tractor trailer the exit ramp closed at exit 60. that may effect your ride. also in the bronx a large pothole the center lane is blocked at gun hill road. currently we aren't seeing any major delays through the area. it's still early. we think that will change so stick with us before you head out the door. the palisades parkway debris fell from an over pass. no one injured, no delays yet. be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> imagine living to 90, 100 or older as a healthy active senior. the prospect is closer than ever as researchers uncovered a single pill unlocking the key to living longer and living well. >> i hope i live a couple more years. i don't have great grandchildren. >> targeting the aging process is going to have a main impact
cancer, heart disease, alheimer's and diabetes. >> maurice talks to the experts too learn of secret to living to 120 tonight at 11. >> that's a long way off. i want to see the report before i answer. johnny you are a lot closer than the rest of us. [laughter] >> new latest looming new jersey transit strike. >> also this morning nassau county police reveal finding against county executive ed mangano. >> and the sneak peek at eddy the eagle and the other movies coming out next week. cbs 2 this morning continues right after this.
plunges into chaos and a human hero fights back to take them across the heavans. boy that sounds good. first this weekend. >> since 1929. >> i'm going to be a ski jumper. >> he's going to break his neck. >> eddie the eagle is based on the most be loved bad ski jumper in history deputy an entire nation counting him out his never say never attitude takes him to the 1998 winter olympics. >> previews look great. >> hugh jackman. good stuff. coming up a police chief due in front of a federal judge as the corruption trial is set to begin next week. >> and donald trump goes on the defensive. a wrap up of the debate straight ahead.
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traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment. >> he was once a top cop with police and now if you saying formal charges. will the police chief make a court date. >> he lied 100%. >> you lied about the workers and students at trump university. 38 years ago. >> it was a knock down drag out final debate before super tuesday with the top three candidates going after each other time and time again. good morning i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for starting your morning with us. this was the last time the g.o.p. candidates had the chance to face off before primary voting could go a long way in deciding the top of the ticket. >> andrea grymes joins us with more. >> chris and mary five men for the republican nomination took the stage in houston but it
three with the goal of putting a dent in donald trump's first place status. >> if he builds the wall the way he built trump towers he'll be able to use illegal workers to do it. >> ted cruz and marco rubio specifically taking aim at frontrunner donald trump. >> you are the only person on the stage that's been fined to hire people working illegally. >> i'm the only one on the stage has hired people. you haven't hired anybody. >> in 2013 when i was leading the fight against the gang of amnesty where was donald? he was firing dennis rodman on celebrity apprentice. >> you don't have the endorsement of one of these people you work with. >> illegal immigration and apple refusing to unlock the san bernardino iphone to healthcare.
what we want. we should have gotten rid of the lines around each state so we can have real competition. get rid of obamacare and keep pre-existing conditions. >> what is your plan. i understand the lines around the state whatever that means. this is not a game. what is your plan on healthcare? >> rubio and cruz trying to attack on policy proposals and true conservative credentials. >> for 40 years you've been funding liberal democratic politicians and by the way-- >> i funded you. >> donald trump has won three out of four states that have voted so far on super tuesday next week. about half of the delegates needed to win are up for grabs. chris and mary. >> thanks so much. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. john you are up. >> it's going to be a chilly way to start the day and all day long you are going to need the coat, you'll appreciate the layers.
brighter day but with the wind you are going to feel it. the west wind still howling down a bit but still at 25 miles per hour. wind chills in the 20s. a little bit of snow falling. clearly cold enough for snow. dew point really not that conducive to wide spread snow but if you are hopping in the car you could run into that. this will not be a bad day to make snow for some resorts but they give it back by sunday mid to upper 50s. 35 at lunch time feels like 25. 38 for a high won't feel like it. numbers in the 30s, wind chills in the 20s. you stay right there because you've got important traffic to get caught up on with alex. >> some changes already. we see green on our live drive map but also an inducted indicator of a lane closed as you are traveling the palisades parkway still delay through the area and trucks and flashing lights out there. also in the bronx a large poll
blocked on the southbound new england thruway. you are still delay free showing the george washington bridge inbound lower level easy pass only until 6. holland and lincoln tunnels as well. be safe don't text and drive. >> allen thank you very much. now to a developing story an investigation under way in kansas this morning after a gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant killing three people inside. the shooter who was an employee of the plant was killed in a gun fight with police. 14 others were injured in the shootings which took place in several locations. the gunman who sources confirmed to cbs news is 38- year-old cedrick ford shot three people as he drove to the factory just north of wichita and shot a woman in the parking lot before entering the building. a court appearance by james burke. >> he's reportedly being
master mining a cover up. live with more janelle? >> prosecutors say this was an agregous violation of power. burke has been in custody since december and today we are expecting to hear whether he will take a plea deal or if he will opt for a trial. this was the last tomb we saw the former suffolk county police chief in public. f.b.i. agents arresting james burke back in december. federal prosecutors accusing the 51-year-old of using his power to assault prisoner christopher loeb and corse to help him cover up the crime. >> burke repeatedly met with the police department who had witnessed the assault and agree straight. >> loeb was arrested for breaking into the unmarked police suv admitting to stealing the chief's police duffel bag.
chief's police belt and ammunition but loeb says there was more insisting he found pornography and sex toys. burke showed up at loeb's home to confront him and while he was later chained in the police station house he sought revenge repeatedly beating him. >> when i asked for a lawyer i got hit, choked, punched, slapped, kicked. >> a federal judge denied bail calling him a danger to his community with a long history of coercion, corruption and conspiracy. today we may see whether he admits to the charges against him. >> no one is above the law. >> and burke is scheduled to be here in court at 11: 00 this morning. the u.s. attorney says if he is convicted he faces up to five and a half years in prison. reporting live this morning from central long island janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thank you. sources tell cbs 2 an nypd
his badge and gun because he couldn't be found when two officers were shot last weekend. he was supposed to be on duty until 4:00 a.m. this past saturday but our sources say when the officers were wounded at 3: 30 he was not in the building. he's been placed on off duty and internal affairs are investigating. a bad man 42-year-old jose martinez swiped money from a tourist on wednesday. investigators say a 63-year-old was tipping martinez after they took a picture together and then he reached into her wallet and grabbed a $50 bill. he was arrested a short time later. demanding republicans hold hearings to replace justice scalia. they won't consider anyone president obama nominates. >> we felt it was extremely important to make sure the american people understand that we have instruction that is on
never in the history of the country has there been anything like this. >> the absence of one of the nine justices on the court is far from clam mouse but a hastily made life time appointment could be. >> the court is split between four conservatives and four liberals. the white house was considering brian sandoval but he is not interested in the job. an update on the story we first told you about yesterday crew members board a fishing boat and coast guard members all safe in the waters off of queens. >> the marine radio apparently they have seven members on board and nobody needs medical attention. >> the fishing boat with seven people ran aground in east rock away inland and coast guard crews capsized in rough waters. it was too dangerous for them to swim the short distance to shore.
swimmer was in the water and couldn't handle the conditions so they are deceiving. >> they swam to shore and no one was injured on either boat. >> nine minutes past the hour and still to come a big change that could effect the mets and yankees. what they do in and out of the dug out. plus this. >> from the evidence i have i can tell you it's not there. >> and the sexting scandal involving the county executive. why the investigation is far from over. and will they or won't they strike? new developments in the nj transit talks. if you look real closely you are going to see the camera dance a bit. it is windy and cold. don't need the umbrella but do
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it is 5:is it. --5:12. the bigger news, it's friday. >> been waiting on this for four days. >> people still dealing with power issues and cleaning up trees and stuff so i'm glad it's friday. i'm glad the weekend is here and i hope you have some fun. the weather is going to cooperate whether you have chores or fun stuff. we are wrapping up february, marching into march and the trend feels like january. see the camera shaking like
34 wind out of the west 8 to 25 miles per hour. do i really look that bad? i look like a weeble. 34 in morris town, 36 north shore, 35 for the jersey shore. air temperature readings in the 20s. cold air up state and through the lakes. look at ontario. look at montreal. 20 in buffalo right now. wind chill there is 8. the wind chill in the city is 27. the wind chill in philly is 26 and boston as well. cold air and turned around by sunday. it's going to be a chilly morning tomorrow morning so i recommend and i'm pretty sure chris and mary will back me up sleep in. should be 34. we'll exceed that by sunday. sun up 6:35 a pretty one mostly sunny skies until 5:43 or 345
38 way below normal but take heart because spring we are just counting them down 23 days away it's going to feel like spring the first part of next week. chilly winds layer up. you'll appreciate it. bright and brisk in the morning feeling better in the afternoon because it won't be as windy. should be in the low 40s so not a bad february day and big surge of wind out of the south west and it is a spring finish for your sunday. sunday likely the warmest day. a hint of a stray shower monday. not a lot of evidence of that a better chance of more precipitation next wednesday and then that would be in the form of rain as well because the numbers are looking pretty good after today. just make sure you are ready for that. let's get you ready for the ride with alex denis. >> thank you john. good morning everyone. us. there is a lane closed in both directions on the palisades parkway there's debris that
no one injured and nothing damaged but days through the area. the pothole in the bronx has a center lane blocked but delay free there as well. the queens mid tunnel and two way traffic for you. mass transit everything on or close to schedule if you are taking metro north path transit new jersey transit and lirr. and a talk between new jersey transit and a strike deadline is looming. union workers organized a walk out on march 13 unless there's an agreement. the main sticking point is health insurance cost and pay raises. a federal mediator recommending pay hikes over the next six years but njt calls it excessive. nassau county police have wrapped up the investigation into an alleged sexting scandal involving ed mangano.
explicit messages with a marketing executive but there are still many questions. >> i am a victim here. i am being hacked. this is a lie and i will bring every legal action to catch this person and bring this to justice. >> that was nassau county executive ed mangano's story when i first sat down with him to ask about alleged sexually explicit imessages to a number of women. now after an investigation that lasted three weeks the cops say he wasn't hacked and wasn't spoofed. >> the evidence that i have and the investigation that i did shows that mr. manngano and mrs. carol did not sexting each other. with the evidence i have the phones were not hacked or spoofed. >> the phones belonging to them and could find no communication
could be deleted and not recovered. >> that is 100% correct statement but when somebody opened the account for you like mrs. carol did and gave us her id and pass word. >> are you 100% sure she didn't have another phone, that things were deleted that you couldn't recover. >> from the evidence i have i can tell you it's not there. could she have another phone? absolutely. >> there are two schools of thought about whether deleted imessages can be recovered even with pass word clearance. manny gomez is a former f.b.i. agent. >> from what you know about eight iphones and imessages can you delete them? >> yes they can be deleted and then you would need to go to the cloud to get them retrieved and unfortunately apple is not cooperating with law enforcement these days in terms of getting into devices.
mangano he said someone was out to get him. >> political opponents, a marsha. >> police say that remains a mystery. >> i don't know the answer to the riddle here. i wish i did. >> the relationship between mangano and carol is still being investigated. law enforcement officials want to know how she got two no bid contracts with nassau county. the billionaire capital of the world has moved 7,000 miles away. beijing is the city with the most billionaires taking the crown from new york city according to this research base. they gained 32 new billionaires for a grand total of 100. new york which topped the list for years came in second with 95. chewing tobacco could be a past in yankees stadium a proposed ban on all smokeless tobacco products at local ticketed arenas.
nationwide try smokeless tobacco products often influenced by professional athletes. similar bans have been enacted in san francisco. the new clue released by police in the castle shooting. and the biggest myths when it comes to trying to keep germs away. and another check of traffic and weather on the 2's
this is cbs 2 news this morning. [ music ] legendary singer song writer graham nash with a performance on the late show with steven colbert last night the classic before i go. >> he sounds great doesn't he? here comes the weekend john. >> that was a nice moment. the weekend is going to be nice too after a challenging week. 34 out the door feels cold. wind chill 20 single digit readings orange sullivan and counties so a chilled sun today. readings upper 30s feeling much cooler than that. wind chills for many mid to upper 20s but then here we go saturday chilly in the morning but 42 and then sunday looking
mid to upper 50s so a big bump from today until sunday. got to get to work though here's alex. >> we already have changes if you have traveling in queens there's now and accident a lane blocked on the northbound side of the van wick expressway at the lie. delays are back to morris boulevard and back to the area. the bronx has a center lane blocked for a pothole at gun hill road. changes. also in west na yak on the palisades parkway due to debris. no delays yet but we'll continue to watch it. alternate side in effect city wide. be safe don't text and drive. the islanders score a big win in over time and the nets lose an all star and get a win in the same night. tonight the knicks are hosting the garden at the magic
bay lightning. bay lightning. chris citer's go ahead goal in the third ends up being the game winner. 2-1 the final. the rangers are fifth in goals per game winning 8-11. devils trying to make a final push to the play offs but last night was a step back. cory schneider saw three goals before he was replaced. final. and the nets made a huge move by joe johnson yesterday forfeiting $3 million of his salary to sign for a contender on his 15th 15th season. i'm steve overmyer have a great day. >> making 24 million this year. >> there's that. it is always a battle to stay germ free but is it a losing one. >> some of the habits don't work as well as they think. dave carlin reports. >> the martin sisters nicole and lauren one worries much
anodicky stuff left behind. >> she's a germ phone. >> atm? >> don't touch them. >> wiping down one every time to many that would be going over board but plenty of people layer on toilet seat protectors and flush with a foot habits many of us swear by. >> to get the dirt on what works and what doesn't we came here to columbia school of nursing. >> a lot of things we think make us feel better are not for health reasons. >> the associate dean of nursing says the side kick toilet flush may not help you much. >> the thing you flush isn't any dirtier than a lot of other surfaces. >> and the hovering over the toilet trick may not help if there's maximum slash back. elsewhere olding your breath could be futile. you can't hold your breath long enough.
wipe down a cup. >> there's going to be germs on there even when it's wiped off. >> you must fight germs with warm soap and water and hand sanitizer. >> 15 seconds of application of wet alcohol is as effective as a five minute surgical scrub. >> instead of object successing over it shake it off knowing some germs will always stick. dave carlin cbs 2 news. >> not sure if i feel good after that. where is the ant separateic? >> there it is. >> thank you. >> still ahead a health scare at a new jersey hospital. plus this. >> will a former long island police chief today plead guilty to federal corruption charges. we'll have a live report coming up. i'm beating him awfully badly in the polls. >> but you are not beating hillary. >> candidates cash in and clash in the final debate before super tuesday. >> don't just kick the ball, be the ball.
degrees on friday february 26. the dramatic drop in temperatures but the numbers expect to bounce back for the weekend. traffic and weather on the 2's coming up in just a minute. the political punches were flying during the final g.o.p. debate before super tuesday. >> but first back to court for the former suffolk county police chief accused of coercion corruption and conspiracy. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. we begin with the top cop due in court today. >> james burke is being considered for a plea deal after being hit by federal charges. janelle burrell has more. >> chris federal prosecutors say that burke deserves jail time after all of these allegations against him which his attorney denies but this morning we are expecting to hear whether he will take the plea deal or opt for a jury trial.
the former suffolk county police chief in public. f.b.i. agents arresting james burke back in december. federal prosecutors accusing the 51-year-old of using his power to assault christopher loeb and coerced other officer to cover up the crime. >> they agreed on ways to get their stories straight. >> loeb was arrested for breaking into the ex-chief's unmarked police suv admitting to stealing the duffel bag inside with his belt and ammunition but there was more insisting he found porn and sex toys. burke himself showed up at loeb's home to confront him and while he was later chained in the station house he sought revenge repeatedly beating him.
lawyer i got hit, choked, punched, slapped, kicked. >> a federal judge denied burke calling him a danger to his community with a long history conspiracy. today we see whether he admits to the charges against him. >> no one is above the law. >> and if convicted the u.s. attorney says burke faces 5.5 years in federal prison. reporting live from long island janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thanks so much. it's a cold one out there. 34 degrees. numbers not too good today. >> janelle has done it again with the hat and scarf. she's great. >> she's picture perfect. hi janelle. >> here's the deal. take a lead. take a page out of the burrell play book you need the coat hat and gloves. it's going to feel like january, and a windy day. 34 clouds in the city wind out
miles per hour. flurries north and west. we anticipate more sun but you will be dealing with the chill and wind all day today. lunch time feels like 35--no it feels like 25. wind chills likely will stay in the 20s all day. [laughter] >> there's a chance to amend that. don't want to--go with 20s? >> no it's going to be a chilly. >> that's it. if you are traveling this morning let's help you in queens. a lane blocked on the northbound side of the van wick expressway at the lie. grand central parkway is your alternate through the area. the other alert in brooklyn is a disabled truck blocking a lane and some construction on the fdr drive a lane is blocked southbound at 63rd street. delays back to 79th. if you choose to go your way for another ride.
>> alex thank you. reaction to last night's final presidential debate before super tuesday. >> it's on donald trump's opponents attack him like never before. more. >> chris and mary. the gloves definitely came off donald trump's momentum. he's won three of the four states so far and last night was the last chance to face off before super tuesday. >> donald, relax. >> go ahead. i'm relaxed. >> five men going for the republican nomination took the stage in texas but the debate quickly became a fight among three with marco rubio and ted cruz trying to put a dent in his frontrunner status. >> your ties in mexico and china so you are going to be starting a trade war against your own suits. >> they devalue their currencies and make it i am-- >> make them in america. >> you don't know anything
>> the debate tackled a range of topics from illegal immigration to healthcare with trump saying he would get rid of obamacare. >> if you want people to die on the streets and don't support socialized healthcare you have no heart. >> i will not let people die. we are going to have private healthcare. >> trump has come under fire for not yet releasing his tax returns. mitt romney is wondering if trump had something to hide. he tried to put the issue to rest. >> i can't release it while i'm under an audit. we are under a routine audit. i've had it for years i get audited. as soon as the audit is done i will. >> roughy half the number of delegates needed to win the republican nomination up for grabs. march. >> andrea thank you. one of the main questions in
beat the other candidates in their home state. the poll released earlier in the day shows senator cruz leading trump 38% to 23 in texas. a poll shows trump beating rubio in florida 44 to 28. and the most recent poll in ohio shows trump ahead of governor kasich by five points. a sex worker reportedly missing in may of 2010 and was found 20 months later near the home of her last client. her death was unrelated to ten beach. this morning lawyers will demand police turn over 911 disappeared. helping to find who is behind the attempted murder of a long island businessman. it's been two years since he was shot outside and the gunman remains at large.
>> a baffling mystery the attempt on the life of gary and two years later suffolk police first releasing surveillance video the shooter in the act. >> this is an individual who was lying in wait and was able to shoot the victim in the face. >> you can see him working through the parking lot towards his car as the gunman waits inside an suv. next the would be killer cloaked in a hood runs up and fires into the driver side. but seconds later fumbles, a problem with the gun may have spared his life. the vehicle a 2006 khaki metal colored baseline jeep grand cherokee with five spoke rims and a thin black body molding stripe. >> we want people to take a look at the video and cooperate. it's in the interest of justice. there's a dangerous person out
>> motive of suspect political relative business rivals. millions considered a giant among the mansion he turned into a catering venue last year he announced a $100,000 reward. >> i feel good we are going to catch him. hopefully he'll get what he has coming to him. >> today i'm glad police have finally decided to release the public. hopefully it will prompt anyone who has information to come the investigation. adding recovering from being shot in the head was easier than dealing with the personal attacks. if this video could yield leads why did police wait until now to release it. >> we have to start doing things a little bit differently in this investigation in order to move it along. that's not to second guess any decisions i've made up to date but we don't have someone in handcuffs so that's not acceptable. >> police are hoping between the body type and movements of the shooter and make and model
and two together and provide a valuable tip. until there's an arrest the case remains open and active. carolyn gusoff cbs 2 news. pointing in the wake of a police brass scandal has also invited the f.b.i. to join in the investigation. apple fires it's first formal response in the court battle with the tech giant to reverse the order forcing apple to help the f.b.i. hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. apple accuses the government of seeking dangerous power through the courts and trampling on constitutional rights. coming up from round trips to one way the new rules for zip car users. plus a warning from a new diseases. and a proposal for daylight savings time. why the change? >> and we just posted and
our individual handles. it's 5:42 time for traffic and weather on the 2's. got good news for us there. >> yeah i do. the weekend is quite a bit warmer on sunday. it's refreshing on saturday. today is challenging in the sense it is chilly. readings right now at or below freezing. multiple readings in the 20s but it's the wind. i did find out why joey brought in blueberry cake today because bob reminding us it is the 88 88th birthday today for fats domino. and again i just love these deer pictures. tony must live on a nature preserve. he's been sending pictures in. but i will say this i do not live in a nature preserve and i
time, around not through. but yeah that would be bad for all involved. be mindful tis the season for a lot of critters out there that want to get out and get a head start on spring. it will feel like it this weekend. in the city right now it is quiet but it is windy and cold so get your jeans on because you know what i just remembered it's levi strauss' birthday as well. he's no longer with us but no need to be blue. get blue jeans and any layer will help you stay warm in this. taking a trip up north 27 in middletown, 32 in monroe, 30 in kingston. 23 in jeffersonville. 34 in free hold but feels like 8 in liberty, 11 in chatham, 24 in spring lake. 20s are going to dominate your
numbers, about 20 to 30 on average. spared the wind. i will say this if you can find the wind free side of the street and catch some sun depending on where you are in the city or around the area it will feel better today because the sun is going to be shining and it's a dryer air mass but you do need to have the cool weather gear ready to go and it's an all day deal. precipitation snow rain and ice for february 4.35 above normal in a big way over an inch and a half above normal. flooding event earlier this week dealing with river flooding in the area. for the winter snow rain and ice at 13.48 and over 3-inches above normal as far as precipitation so yeah the reservoirs are looking good. we do get a break from the rain and snow today tomorrow and sunday almost 60 degrees passing shower possible monday. you are not going to be passing to any this morning because it's busy right alex. >> you know john you mention those colder than normal
in the area as well not causing issues. in putnam valley at bryant pond road due to an accident caused by icing and continuing to update you on the progression cleared through the area. in the bronx a large pothole has the center lane blocked at gun hill road. traffic delays starting to pick up. in queens there's an accident one lane is blocked on the northbound side of the lie. delays are back to morris harding boulevard the grand central is your alternate through the area. be safe don't text and drive. mary and chris back to you. >> alex thank you. investors hope to end the week with a rally and there are changes coming to zip cars. >> jill wagner is live with more. hi jill. >> good morning chris and mary. we'll see if the markets can close out in positive territory rising oil prices and better than expected manufacturing data. since stocks are higher
points nasdaq up 39. cutting 5,000 more jobs about 8% of work force. slumping oil prices are forcing it's hand. prices have plunged 70% from the high back in 2014. finance leaders from around the world are converging in china for the big g20 meeting and hope to stop a global slow down. and the car sharing service, zip car is making changes in response to customer complaints. drivers will no longer have to return cars to the same location where they pick them up. they can make one way trips and extend reservations indefinitely. kind of game changers i think. chris and mary? >> haven't heard about them in a while. thanks jill. now health alert involving a hospital in south jersey warning patients that could have been. drug tampering last month. the hospitals sent notices to
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we put in our request early. they are playing it for us. love this song. chris is on board too. look at the pretty nice weekend too. nice temperatures on sunday. wait until you hear this traffic and weather on the 2's coming up in a moment. 34 degrees. no push to get rid of daylight savings time in california thanks to a bay area law maker to keep standard pacific time year round. daylight savings time was put in place to help farmers and lower energy bills. they have actually gone up along with car crashes and crime. reaction has been mixed. >> it would be great for my kids. it really ruins their schedules when we have to change the time. >> i think he should leave it alone.
think that's pretty much saying let's go home. >> so the bill needs to clear both the state senate and the state assembly before getting on the ballot this november. traffic and weather on the 2's thinking this one through. >> got to remember it's a function of geography as much as a national ordinance because arizona doesn't have it. there are regional reasons why they don't change the clocks. so i think that's an interesting debate to have. it's coming up in march. not that far away. cloudy and 34 right now wind out of the west at 25 makes it feel like 27. wind chill observations right now across the board between 20 and 30 some in the single digit range. so it's going to be eachelley day today. lots of sun highs today well below normal. low to mid 30s. the city may see 38 but it won't feel that warm. it will soon. a nice bounce tomorrow and big
let's get you bouncing and ready to go. here's alex. >> good morning. changes for your morning commute first beginning in putnam valley closed northbound at bryant pond road due to an accident caused by icing. there's a two mile delay getting through the area and not a great alternate. plan accordingly. also a lane closed on the palisades parkway to debris that fell from an over pass. you are still delay free through the area. and riverdale new jersey there's a crash blocking two lanes on the northbound side of route 23 just before route 287. alternate side in effect city wide and be safe don't text and drive. chris back to you. >> thank you. what happened to the oscar that michael jackson bought. in 1999 he paid at auction $1.5 million for the statue awarded to gone with the wind but the hollywood reporter says
not been able to find it since his death in 2009. he's resumed to have kept the oscar at his home in california or los angeles. there's a new sport popping up everywhere from kid's birthday parties to social media players aren't just having a ball they are wearing one. mark albert explains. >> when these players face off they get knocked off their feet. it's a new sport called bubble soccer and it's a big hit. >> it's hilarious. this is actually a great game. if there was a league i'd for sure sign up for it. >> after seeing it on social media steve put a team together. >> they have videos of people getting knocked down and who doesn't want to do that on a saturday. >> like traditional soccer the goal is to get the ball in the net although at times it looks less like soccer and more like bumper cars. despite appearances organizers say it's mostly injury free.
and then no hold spars going at it. >> ryan and john bought their first bubbles in 2014 and now average 30 to 40 rentals a month. >> we've had 8-year-olds up to 80-year-olds play. we've done corporate events, kids parties. >> playing soccer while wearing 20-pounds of plastic is not quite as easy as it looks. this one is see through but not all of them are. >> it's i am problem. i was identifying my teammates by their shoes. that's about all you can do. >> the balls are hot. you can't really breathe in them. all your heat is retained by it. it's like being inside a thermos. >> it gives everyone a chance to catch their breath. a crash course of fun bubbling up in cities across the country. mark albert cbs news washington. >> so the national association of bubble soccer, yes there is one and there are leagues in
know you've been asking, there are several businesses in the tristate area that offer rental facilities where we can play. >> alex you've got your bubble on let's give you a shot. >> not that kind of bubble silly. >> looks pretty violent. >> i know! . >> some of them are pretty good but you are wrapped in a bubble so no pain involved. >> what could possibly go wrong? nothing. it's fun. >> does look fun. >> cold day out there today. >> put some bubbles on. >> you need some layers. definitely going to be chilly today. >> we do have changes for your morning ride. overall it's a pretty good morning but details coming up. time now 5:56. still ahead digital deceit. how your calls and texts could be coming from an imposter. >> it looks like an office building but neighbors were shocked to hear what might be moving in. and a deadly shooting in a kansas business and the gunman
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it's 6:00, 34 degrees on this friday, february 26. tgif. colder today but the weekend is going to warm up. beautiful skies out there. good morning i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. alex and john in just a moment but first your morning news to go. >> popped out with an a k-47 and fired a few shots before he went in then ducked down and went into the building. >> terrifying moments at a kansas business a gunman opens fire killing three people and injuring 14 others. the suspect was shot and killed by police. back to court for james burke. he's accused of beating a handcuffed suspect and masterminding a cover up but this morning there's word he's considering a plea deal. >> you are the only person on
fined to hire workers illegally. >> i'm the only one that's hired people. you haven't hired anybody. >> the candidates didn't hold off before super tuesday. marco rubio and ted cruz trying to take down donald trump but he fought back. we'll break it all down for you. very close to my daughter. she plays out here and her safety is definitely a concern. >> what's moving in next door that has this brock lin mother so--brooklyn mother so concerned. a sneak peek look at what's inside this office building but it might not be big businesses so what did we do and find out? we'll explain in an exclusive report. >> what is the purpose and it's plain and simple to intentionally deceive others end of story. >> it's called spoofing. apps that can change your caller id, send fake texts and even change your voice but that's not all they can do. how the technology is digitally
but first let me take a selfie. [ music ] >> what in the world is that a mac book on a selfie stick. a real product or somebody having fun? we'll explain the course of these crazy photos in this morning's 2 talkers. >> right over to you john. >> yes chris you have two of them. >> yes. >> here's the deal you are going to need a couple of those layers today. the number actually dropped from last hour and the winds sticking around. 33 in the city and the wind out of the west at 25 miles per hour. we have wind chills in the 20s. yesterday morning it was 61 degrees and now you have wind chills in the 20s. more dramatic weather. snow up state into parts of central western pennsylvania. too dry for us to have snow. we'll see more sun but 38 your high feeling like the 20s especially in the breeze.
those layers. the sunglasses will serve to keep your eyeballs warm. keep your eyes wide open. a lot going on this morning. >> you are right john. seeing red on the roads in putnam valley as you make your way northbound at bryant pond road due to multiple accidents caused by icing in the area. there's a two mile delay back to the westchester line through the area and not a great alternate so continuing to update you on this alert. we have a lane closed in both directions on the palisades parkway due to debris that fell in the area. no delays through the area. a live look about a ten minute wait at the lincoln tunnel as you come along the helix portion. alternate side in effect city wide and don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thanks so much. now to campaign 2016 and the debate in texas. this was the last time g.o.p. candidates had a chance to face
>> andrea? >> chris and mary five men for the republican nomination took the stage in houston but it quickly became a show down among the top three with the goal of putting a dent in donald trump's first place status. >> if he builds the wall the way he built trump towers he'll be using illegal immigrant labor to do it. [applause] >> such a cute sound byte. >> the gloves came off in texas with marco rubio and ted cruz g.o.p. frontrunner donald trump. >> if he handed her $200 million donald trump would be selling watches in manhattan. >> no i took $1 million and i turned it into $10 billion. >> in 2013 when i was leading the fight against the gang of amnesty bill where was donald? what he firing dennis rodman on celebrity apprentice. >> you don't have the
senator and you work with these people. you should be ashamed of yourself. >> topics range from illegal immigration to apple refusing to unlock the san bernardino terrorist iphone to healthcare. >> we should have gotten rid of the lines around each state to have real competition. get rid of obamacare and come up with new plans but should keep pre-existing condition. >> what is your plan? i understand the lines around the state. this is not a game where you draw maps. >> you don't know what it means that's the problem. >> you don't have a plan. >> donald trump has won three out of the four states that have voted so far. on super tuesday next week 12 states are up for grabs with about half the delegates needed to win the nomination. mary? >> andrea grymes thank you. now to a developing story an investigation under way in kansas this morning after a gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant killing three people inside. the sheriff says the shooter who sources confirmed is 38-
was killed in a gun fight with police yesterday but not before injuring 14 people in the shooting which took place at several locations. family members quickly arrived at the scene after hearing the news. one woman was reunited with her husband in the middle of a live interview. >> he said he's okay. he did say somebody next to him got shot. oh my god! oh my god! . >> you can come in here. >> never would have thought in a million years this guy would have done it. >> those injured are being treated at the newton medical center and two hospitals in wichita. happening today on long island a court appearance by james burke. >> he's considering a plea deal affect being accused of beating a suspect and masterminding a cover up. live in federal court this morning, janelle? >> mary prosecutors say it was an agregous violation of power. burke has been in custody since december and today we are
or opt for a jury trial. this was the last time we saw this was the last time we saw the former suffolk county police chief in public. f.b.i. agents arresting james burke back in december. federal prosecutors accusing the 51-year-old of using his power to assault prisoner christopher loeb and coerce other suffolk officers to help him cover up the crime. >> burke repeatedly met with members who had witnessed his assault to agree on ways to get their stories straight. >> he was arrested for breaking into an unmarked police suv admitting to stealing the chief's police duffel bag. inside that bag were the chief's police belt and ammunition but there was more insisting he found porn and sex toys. investigators say burke himself showed up at loeb's home to confront him and while he was later chained in the station house he sought revenge repeatedly beating him. >> every time i asked for a lawyer i got hit again, choked, punched, slapped, kicked. >> prosecutors calling him a danger to his community with a long history of coercion, corruption and conspiracy. today we may see whether he admits to the charges against him. >> no one is above the law. >> and federal prosecutors say if burke is convicted he faces up to five and a half years in federal prison. reporting live this morning from central islip long island janelle burrell cbs 2 news. another round of contract talks between new jersey transit and rail workers union as they authorized a walk out on march 13 unless there's an agreement. main sticking points health insurance costs and federal
hikes and they call that excessive. it's now 6:08. coming up a graduation controversy. why jewish students might not be able to attend commencement. plus a cbs 2 exclusive what's potentially moving inside a brooklyn building that neighbors didn't know about. and find out why vice president joe biden is heading to the oscars. >> we have to do our oscar picks today kids. you need to layer up. i know it's a drag but feel that breeze right out the door. more sunshine than we saw yesterday but wind chills even after school in the 20s.
on the 2's coming up. at 6:12 let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. tgif john. >> you said it mary. was this a rough week? some folks still without power and some folks have to clean up the yard because stuff is blowing around so we have one little heater in our back yard and it blows over, glass everywhere. my wife is probably finding out about this right now. what am i doing. numbers at or below freezing for most of our reporting stations. interesting. staten island from the sound of the wind i don't think i want to go outside. you can. john on the jersey shore saying the same thing.
this is a fun fact i just found this out. 26 in berryville, cooler there a flurry floating by but it's national tell a fairy tale day. how appropriate with the last name of grim. we'll ask his brother. have some fun with that. maybe a chilly friday night before we see finally a warmer weekend saturday night into sunday. in the city right now we have the wind and pretty skies really liking that. we will see more sun than yesterday. clouds being reported at the park wind out of the west at 23 miles per hour. relative humidity is lower today. wind chill observations so when you do the math otisville feels like 10 degrees, bronxville feels like 16. some of these folks get that wind tunnel effect almost where parts the island around 25 to 30. parts of westchester county
cooler than that. sullivan, orange seeing single digit wind chymes so that is cold. you need to layer up. dew point not really high enough for much snow. flurry can't be ruled out. the two features the wind and chill. sun a nice by product with the dry northwest wind but you need to layer up. it's nice tomorrow with less wind in the morning it's a chilly start to the day if you have early activities and for your saturday afternoon numbers still shy of normal, shy of what you expect for this time of year but better with less wind and then a shift back to that south west wind tapping into what will be ample mild air so definitely a spring finish on sunday shooting for the upper 50s. not today. 38 wind chills stay between 20 and 30. start your day chilly on saturday then a nicer sunday afternoon. stray shower can't be ruled out on your mild monday. better chance for rain coming
be rain with those kind of numbers. what kind of speed numbers are we dealing with alex? >> traveling in putnam valley that accident has since reopened northbound at bryant pond road. it was closed but they have been cleared. the road has been salted and heavy delays through the april we hope you catch some relief when it reopens fully and the delays are gone we'll let you know. riverdale, new jersey an accident on route 23 just before route 287. no delays quite yet. mass transit everything on or close to schedule if you are taking lirr. be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> allen thank you. now to an explosive report a news conference today about the future of a brooklyn building under renovation. >> the state is trying to sneak in a homeless shelter without telling neighbors. brian has the story. >> this week cbs 2 news got an
the buildings currently being cleaned out and rehalved at the state brooklyn developmental center and confirmed they are putting homeless housing units on the campus at east new york. contractor vans have been on the site for weeks and redoing bedrooms with space for two and walls being repaired and a fresh coat of paint is being applied to make the buildings liveable. while the work goes on they had no idea that this could be a site to house the homeless and that's causing concern. >> it depends on what type of homeless people you are dealing with. >> tina lives across the street and has a nine-year-old daughter. >> it's very close to my daughter. she plays out here and her safety definitely a concern. >> i'm nervous about the crime going up in this area. >> yeah if it has it around it
>> the state office of general services used emergency contracts to get the work done as soon as possible but that's not sitting well with charles bearon who represents east new york. >> for the state not to infoblox form us on this is- -inform us on this is unacceptable. >> they issued this statement the administration is exploring the possibility of using under utilized state facilities for various purposes but no decision has been made about the bdc campus. >> i don't believe to start construction on something and then figure out what you are going to put there later? that makes zero sense to me, zero. >> we also have confirmed the total dollar amount for the $1.8 million. affordable housing on the campus and plans to review more about all of this at a news conference today.
that has many jewish students very upset scheduled for friday the 27th at 5:00 p.m. they won't be able to attend their own commencement and want a time change. >> they won't have to look at their watch every two seconds staying do i still have time to say here or get out and rush. >> made me depressed. when i found out i was upset they scheduled it at 5. >> more than 1100 students have signed a petition but barclays has an earlier event and no other time slots are available. the nation's first city run retirement savings program for private sector employees the security for all new yorkers program. legislation is expected to be introduced in the city council next month and can't move forward until the federal government allows cities to create savings plans not just states. the changes could come this year. time now 6:18. in our next half hour a 23-year-
lady gaga. he'll use his introduction to speak out against sexual assault. big part of oscar night wondering what the stars will wear especially the jewelry. forever mark diamonds gave us a look at some of the sparklers that may show up. large statements are among the adorements that are expected. [laughter] >> i thought i saw something on facebook. apparently someone--one of our team members is going to try to sneak into the oscars. i don't know who that would be. wait a minute. and by the way the weather looks pretty good out there. it's above normal so they'll see sun for all of the fun out there. a pretty nice weekend but chilly right now and pretty skies. clouds give way to more sun but 33 with winds at 23 doesn't
now the wind chill in summit is 19, sparta 18, it is chilly. it's going to be a brisk breeze today but then not as windy for saturday, 42. 58 on sunday. that's the normal high for april 8 so more of a spring feel to wrap up the weekend. >> can't wait. thank you john. >> and a quick happy birthday. i just received a message from olga celebrating her 25th 25th year wedding anniversary and her husband's birthday as well. thank you for watching. it's a double whammy. >> do you get two gifts for that? >> not if you are a dude. >> let's help you out in west both lanes closed on the palisades parkway due to debris that fell from an over pass. still moving well at the bridge. just know flashing lights getting there. riverdale new jersey an accident blocking two lanes on
287 a 15 minute delay around the helix portion of the delay. alternate side in effect city drive. >> alex thank you. islanders score a big win in over time and nets win. >> tonight the knicks are hosting the garden at the magic bay lightning. last night the rangers continue their late season surge. chris' go ahead goal in the third ends up being the game winner in st. louis. they are now fifth in goals per game and have won 8-11. devils trying to make the final push for the play offs but last night was a step back for cory schneider with three goals on his watch before he was replaced. the devils lose big 6-1 the final. and the nets made a huge
million with his salary to sign with a contender for his 15 15th season. for cbs 2 news i'm chris overmyer. have a great day. tom brady introduces a new member of his family. >> and a new history e twist on the selfie stick. >> if you think people are obsessed with taking selfies and it's out of control take a look at these images shot around the city. a mack book selfie stick a way to position an entire laptop computer at just the right distance to take the perfect selfie. if you are laughing at all of it, let me hear you laughing so are the creators. in fact the selfie stick for laptops is really an art project meant for a satire of sorts for our selfie obsessed culture. even if you wanted one they are not for sale although they got great looks as they were out and about in the city. >> i would think it would be heavy.
strength. >> my selfies need to be in this close of a distance for me. thanks. >> tom brady is clearly a fan of the lion king introducing the newest member of his pride on his facebook page. it's the circle of life >> that's a nod to the opening scene in the famous disney movie. the cute little pup is in the brady bunch's new dog family. fluffy the name adopted from a rescue organization and joins the families other dogs lua and scabby. >> you are a lucky dog you have no idea. >> best thing that ever happened to you. >> good times ahead. thanks so much alex. >> time is now 6:26. coming up a new jersey hospital warning hundreds of patients they may have been exposed to h.i.v. and hepatitis.
foot waves. it is 6:30 and 33 degrees for your friday february 26. cooling off and warming up for the weekend. traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment plus this. >> donald trump relax. >> go ahead i'm relaxes. you are a basket case. >> a heated republican debate in texas as they gear up for super tuesday. also a fake student arrests a 23-year-old man tricking everyone into thinking he was a high school senior. and a former top cop on long island weighing what options he has left accused of beating a man up and trying to cover it up. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. the police chief reportedly considering a plea deal after being hit with federal charges. >> janelle burrell is live with the story this morning. >> chris and mary james burke was once the highest ranking
county and federal prosecutors say they have plenty of evidence against him and were expecting to hear whether he will in fact go ahead and take a plea deal or if he will opt for a trial. now it was back in december that we saw burke taken into custody where he's been held since with out bail. federal prosecutors say in 2012 he assaulted and repetedly beat christopher loeb who admitted to break into his unmarked police suv stealing his duffel bag where he found his gun ammunition as well as porn and sex toys. loeb says while he was chained burke sought revenge and tried to cover it up. >> every time i asked for a lawyer i got hit again i got hit again i got choked punched slapped kicked. >> burke repeatedly met with members of the suffolk county
the assault to agree on ways to get their story straight. >> and we are expecting to see james burke here in federal court later this morning if he's convicted prosecutors say he faces up to five and a half years in federal prison. reporting live from central is islip long island. >> traffic and weather on the 2's. john? >> it's colder than when we started and that's the pattern. it really is going to be cold, uncomfortable if you don't have the right layers on so be smart. earlier in the week numbers in the upper 50s. nub of that today. 33. wind out of the west at 23 so wind chills in the teens and 20s right now. clouds will break for sun more sun in total. a few flurries well north and west if you are planning a trip. we are pretty dry just cold. it will feel like 29 but there's a nice turn around into the weekend.
up. right now let's hopefully save you some time with alex. >> that's the plan john and you are going to need it in putnam it reopened northbound. we had several accidents in the area that had since been cleared. icing on the roads and salted. still delays through the area are improving not a great alternate so give yourself a few extra minutes. we have a lane closed in both directions on the palisades parkway due to debris from an over pass. no one injured no delays through the area but flashing lights. there's a crash blocking two lanes on the northbound side of route 23 and route 287 and a live look you have a 15 minute wait to the holland tunnel and also a 15 minute delay at the george washington bridge, 20 at the ladies and gentlemen con. alternate side in effect city wide and don't text and drive. so far everything on or close to schedule at all the
now to a developing story an investigation under way in kansas after a gunman opened fire in a manufacturing plant killing three people inside. the shooter who sources confirmed to cbs news is 38- year-old cedrick ford an employee much the plant was killed in a gun fight with police yesterday but not before injuring 14 people in the shootings which took place at several locations. family members quickly arrived at the scene after hearing the news. a woman was reunited with her husband in the middle of a live interview. >> he said he's okay. he did say somebody next to him got shot. >> oh my god. oh my god. >> you can come in here. >> never would have thought in a million years this guy would have done it. >> those injured are being treated at newton medical center and two hospitals in wichita. reaction to last night's presidential debate before super tuesday. >> donald trump's opponents attacked him like never before. andrea grymes joins us in the
>> the gloves definitely came off as opponents tried to stop donald trump's momentum. he's won three of the four states that have voted so far and last night was the last chance to face off before super tuesday. >> donald trump relax. >> go ahead, i'm relaxed. you are a basket case. >> five men going for the republican nomination took the stage in texas but the debate quickly became a night among three with marco rubio and ted cruz trying to put a dent in donald trump's frontrunner status. >> your ties and clothes you make is made in mexico and china so you are going to be starting a trade war against your own suits. why don't you make them in america. >> they devalue their currencies. >> you don't know a thing about business. >> make them in america. >> the debate tackled a range of topics from illegal immigration to healthcare with trump saying he would get rid of obamacare. >> if you want people to die on the streets if you don't
you have no heart. >> i will not let people die on the streets if i'm president. excuse me let me talk. we are going to have private healthcare. >> trump has come under fire for not releasing his tax returns. former g.o.p. mitt romney is wondering if trump has something to hide. the businessman tried to put the issue to rest last night. >> i want to release my tax returns but i can't release it while i'm under a routine audit. for years i get audited. as soon as the audit is done i love it. >> 12 states head to the polls on super tuesday with half the number of delegates need teed win the republican nomination up for grabs. mary. >> andrea thank you. new this morning violence erupts at a brooklyn nightclub. police responded to a fight at club republic a 32-year-old man
under investigation. the search is on for a man who robbed a bank on long island. investigators say he handed the teller a note yesterday at the people's united bank on cherry valley avenue in west hem stead and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. no one was hurt. new jersey transit plans to return to the table for contract talks ahead of a march 13 strike deadline. the main sticking points are costs and pay raises and without contracts since the year 2011. a massive sinkhole is being dug up in bergen county after it nearly swallows a truck. this is video just into the cbs 2 news room. the public works truck fell into the sinkhole as workers are responding to water coming out of a manhole on wood side avenue. raw sewage was over flowing and the sinkhole was massive. >> the hole is approximately 20 by 30 feet probably from what we can see with the amount of
maybe about five to six feet deep. >> the truck was removed overnight. the driver and passenger was not hurt. police commissioner bratton attending a vigil in queens for an officer murdered 28 years ago shot at end wood street at 107 107th avenue. he was ambushed in his car while protecting a witness in the drug case. five men were convicted in the murder. a hospital scare in new jersey hundreds of patients potentially exposed to infectious diseases. and a 23-year-old man passed off as a high school student for years. and he was nowhere to be found when two officers were shot. nice meeting you. >> nice meeting you. >> a different voice someone else's number the apps that
cbs 2 investigates next. wow. >> wow is right. can we hold that shot please. that is gorgeous. >> take a picture it lasts longer. >> i wish i was out there for it. >> it's cold out there. >> talk me through this. this is beautiful. >> okay he got the picture. >> we got it unbelievable. welcome back to cbs 2. we want to watch that all morning long. a pilot of asia pacific makes an emergency landing in game. they had only rear wheels to touch down. the front of the plane hit the ground. there was no smoke or fire and
luckily none of them were injured. great effort by the captain. now a health alert involving south jersey shore medical center notified 200 patients that may have been exposed to infectious diseases due to tampering by a former employee. hepatitis b, c and h.i.v. they are investigating. the last couple of days i've been amazed by the sun. >> and beautiful sky scapes with the skies blowing the clouds away and ushering in the sun. i had a meeting with our producer ellen this morning and she stresses it's important that everybody knows it's pistacio day. i have to check my notes and get this right. happy birthday to twins kelsey a minute and a half older than jacquelyn so happy birthday.
four years old and i remember you get ready for this dad chris everybody talks about the terrible twos. no i think it's the terrible threes and then four is great. so i was talking to shawn. four is going to be fun. i mean it's all fun but it is great year to year how they grow up. and he's got twins those girls that's great. beautiful skies what chris is talking about. the different shades, hues, present colors and clouds in the blue and the city as the foreground it really is a work of art. 33 winds out of the west at 23 miles per hour. numbers compared to yesterday it's 20 degrees colder than it was yesterday. the wind at 23 miles per hour so it feels like 25. it is cold but the good news is this is really the worst of it. today your high of 38 will feel like the 20s. you are at 42 after a chilly start to your saturday. that's nice. sunday feels like april. i mean the best picture award
chance of a shower and 57. so bundle up and get ready for a few delays right alex? >> you are right john. if you are traveling in new jersey route 206 closed in both directions due to an accident there. a detour has been set-up and you'll have a better ride. in riverdale, new jersey and accident blocks two lanes just before route 287 and one lane closed in both directions due to debris from an over pass. crews are still on scene trying to clear that and mass transit everything on or close to schedule on new jersey transit and lirr. alternate side in effect city wide and don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thank you. police hope surveillance video will help find who is behind a long island businessman and shows the 2014 shooting of gary millas who was shot in the face but survived.
for information leading to an arrest. an nypd captain has been stripped of his badge and gun because he couldn't be found when two centers were shot in brooklyn last weekend. he was supposed to be on duty until 4:00 a.m. this past saturday but when the officers were wounded at 3: 30 he was not in the building. he's been placed on modified duty. internal affairs is investigating. the alleged sexting schedule involving ed mangano may have been a hoax. they found no evidence he exchanged explicit text messages with a market executive but there is still a mystery about where the communications did come from. >> the evidence that i have and the investigation that i did shows that mr. manngano and mrs. carol did not sext each other. with the evidence i have the phones were not hacked or
>> he argues his phone was hacked and karin caro denied it as well. spoofing and whether it could happen to you. >> enter the number you wish to display on caller id. >> spoofing has grown rapidly easily downloading apps that let you send spoof texts change your caller id even change your voice. >> nice meeting you. enjoy the rest of your day. >> spoof card is one of the apps made by tell tech systems. company vice president says it's mainly used to protect caller's privacy. >> tools like this allow you to maintain your identity the way you want to identify yourself. >> it has other features to disguise who or where you are over sleep use a feature that makes it sound like you are stuck in traffic. >> it's done a great job for me.
way to collect unpaid bills from patients. he puts their own office number in caller id but it's not their employer it's him. >> most of the time i get a good response. it works well. >> i don't see anything positive with it whatsoever. >> security expert paul says there's a dark side to spoofing. >> what is the purpose and the purpose is very plain and simple. it's to intentionally deceive others. end of story. >> guar admits it's been used for malicious purposes but those instances are rare. >> it provides a available service that helps people and does far more good than it does harm. >> there have been arrests from spoof card use and the company always cooperates with law enforcement and has a fraud unit to cut down on abuses. dick brennan cbs 2 news. >> from fake texts to a fake identity school officials were
year-old i crain national using a false id. he was months away from graduation. he used the id to become asher plots and was active in school programs including the rotc and got a tip about two months ago. he arrived on a u.s. on a temporary visa for years ago for a short stay. still ahead too much exercise bad for you? the new research. and surfs up world class workers take on monster waves. a new record set in contest. but first the sports update. >> the knicks are at the garden tonight hosting the magic and the devils host the tampa bay lightning. last night the rangers beat the blues and the devils lost to the blue jackets. and the nets waive guard joe
>> that's right friday night on cbs hawaii 50 conditions have to be just right to hold a wave surfing contest on the north shore. organizers gave the nod as waves swelled to 50 feet. local hawaii surfer won the waves. 40 feet is the minimum wave height and while the skills on display were amazing so were the epic wipe outs. look out can't cross boards like that. not good. the winner at 40 feet the minimum height but wow incredible stuff. 40-foot waves. at 6:52 let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. >> cubic yards of water is 1100- pounds and adding velocity and height to that. the force of nature is almost like a calvi sneeze what's not to like. look at these skies.
the other direction with the green and the city but it's chilly out there. 33 in fact in west caldwell it's 31 and diane and pat robertson's birthday week. pat's birthday today and diane has a birthday as well. 39 in mill ford. these are areas with air temperature readings. wind chills out the door in the teens so bundle up. it's going to be bright and chilly today and a busy one already right alex. >> if you are traveling this morning we do have changes for you. in chester new jersey route 206 is closed at four bridges road due to an accident. a detour has been set-up so plan for that. one lane closed in both directions on the palisades parkway due to some debris falling from an over pass and are still delay free. a live look half hour delay to the helix portion.
wide be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thank you. most people have heard that regular exercise is good for your health but can it become too much of a good thing. >> a study says there's growing evidence that high levels of intense exercise may be toxic to the heart. experts exercise the research refers to high intensity enoccurrence not your typical fitness routine. >> farra and charlie--norah and charlie join us with a preview on this friday morning. >> we are in kansas covering the deadly shooting plus marco rubio on his relentless attacks in the fiery debate. >> also tracking donald trump's charity donations we look at the numbers as questions swirl around tax returns. and spike lee in studio 57 the lack of diversity at the oscars and his new documentary on michael jackson. the news is back in the morning so see you in a few minutes. >> have a great weekend. >> you too.
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charges for beating suspect christopher loeb and masterminding a cover up. he's considering a plea deal. in oak beach in 2011 lawyers will demand police turn over 911 calls from the night she vanished. police say her death was unrelated to ten other bodies found near the beaches. a news conference about the future of a building in hundreds of homeless housing units on a 35-acre campus on fountain avenue. neighbors and lawmakers are concerned the public was not fully informed about the plans. united airlines will be picketing outside of the airports today to bring attention to the contract fight with the airplane. the mechanics voted overwhelmingly to reject the final contract offer and finalize a strike. traffic situation, alex. >> we have a lane closed in
falling from an over pass. no delays through the area quite yet. the lincoln tunnel a half hour delay as you make your way here around the helix portion. alternate side in effect city wide. be safe don't text and drive. john over to you. >> drama in the skies the shaky shot because of the wind but clear enough skies to see that wayneing moon. it's going to be a chilly one today. highs upper 30s wind chills in the 20s. warmer saturday warmer sunday. i got a great idea. it's a leap year so if you can find me on facebook send in those leap year birthdays and have fun with leap year babies next week. until then bundle up and get ready to enjoy a nicer weekend. chilly out the door feels like april on sunday. have a good one. >> john thanks so much. we'll have another check on news and weather in 25 minutes. >> thanks for watching i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge.
have a great morning and a great weekend. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, february 26th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." marco rubio and ted cruz tear into donald trump in the final debate before super tuesday. could this be a turning point? a gunman storms a kansas factory, killing coworkers. victims describe the chaos as they tried to run from the bullets. and spike lee is in studio 57. we will talk about the oscars backlash and creating change in hollywood. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. seen the guy pull up and hopped out with ak-47 and fired a few shots outside before he went in, and then ducked down and went into the building.