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witnesses tried to lift the vehicle off soldiers who were trapped under, four soldiers injured. we don't know the extent of their injuries right now. two medical helicopters landed the victims. drivers who saw the accident immediately pulled over and tried to help. >> all i saw was a military humvee upside-down flipped. so my first instinct was to run over and see if anything any help. once the firefighters came, fire trucks came from monroe township, um, they -- i don't know what they did, but they used some brick or some type of wood, i guess, so they just lifted it up, i guess, a little bit and they got those guys out of there. >> reporter: three of the car lanes southbound are back open.
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to back up with people checking out the accident. as we saw from chopper 2, already a 12-mile backup, if you can take an alternate route and avoid the area. live tonight in mobile weather lab, tracee carrasco, cbs 2 news. turning now to campaign 2016, every presidential contender is here in new york tonight but not all are being welcomed with open arms, as the democrats get set to debate in about, the republicans are headed to a gala in midtown. carolyn gusoff is live in patchogue long island where donald trump will first be attending a fundraiser at a location that's drawing controversy. carolyn. maurice. donald trump just arrived. but his supporters and his hours. emporium, that's the venue behind me. and the way police have it set
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a block away and then down the block opposite the venue are trump detractors. immigrants. they are separated by the police to keep the peace. but it's not just donald trump suburban voters. john kasich also on long island today and then tonight all of the gop hopefuls descend on new york city. suffolk gop supporters lined up for a $150 per head fundraiser eager to have their moment in the national spotlight, a primary when new yorkers truly have a say. >> to experience an american election being actually front row and part of it. >> reporter: all of the republican white house hopes of were invited here but after a local endorsement, only donald trump accepted. >> i don't like some of the things he says sometimes. but i still believe we need a businessman. go in there and straighten out the books. >> reporter: but the location
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the event held blocks from marcelo rue sierra row was murdered in at which time. >> i came because i think he hatred. >> reporter: john kasich at a town hall in jericho. asked about the high cost of living here forcing younger parents. >> we have to have economic growth. it solves so many problems and we get economic growth if we don't crush small business by putting stupid rules on them. and we lower taxes. and finally, we have, you know, a reasonable plan to get the budget balanced. >> reporter: what would he tell his children if they came out as gay? >> i would say, i love you, girls. end of it. >> reporter: ted cruz campaigned in upstate new york. he says despite all the mudslinging, he thinks the republican party is coming together. >> we have to be united and stand together if we're going to win the general election, beat hillary clinton and bring jobs and economic growth back
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>> reporter: back live in patchogue, donald trump will speak right on time at 5:30 to 1300 people. from here, he goes back to new york city by helicopter to attend the republican annual gala tonight. also in attendance will be john kasich and ted cruz. and protestors here say they will continue into the night. reporting live from patchogue, long island, carolyn gusoff, cbs 2 news. that event back in the city could complicate things for commuters near grand central. customers are being warned that street closures in the area could slow things down. you're urged to allow extra travel time in the area. time lapse video now as they set up the brooklyn navy yard for the democratic debate the candidates agreed to the debate relatively late so it a stage. the meeting will be the final one between hillary clinton and bernie sanders before next tuesday's primary. cbs 2's brian conybeare live brian.
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debate tonight here at the brooklyn navy yards is a very hot ticket. some people even comparing it to the broadway smash hit musical, hamilton. it is not open to the public. there's only about 1100 seats inside. people accessing those tickets through the campaigns or the democrat national committee. both candidates have been out recently aggressively courting the minority vote here in new york. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: bernie sanders took a break from debate preparations thursday afternoon to speak at the national action network's convention in midtown manhattan, one day after hillary clinton addressed the same gathering. he talked about racial and economic justice and blasted what he called voter suppression laws being passed by some republican governors across the country. >> the idea that they are passing laws restricting the right to vote making it harder for people to vote, poor people, old people, people of color, that is moving in
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clinton get a warm welcome at what was billed as an organizing event in co-op city in the bronx and made a direct appeal to minority and immigrant voters she needs to rally to the polls next tuesday. not saying some people don't belong, some people are not wanted. this is a borough of immigrants in a city of immigrants in a state of immigrants in a nation of immigrants!! and i am proud of that!! >> reporter: while both candidates have their standard stump speeches and talking points, we decided to ask residents here in brooklyn what issues they would like to hear addressed at tonight's debate. >> i would like to know how they plan to define social security in the future. >> i would like to hear them really address the issues of the republicans and what they are kind of placing on the
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are really dividing us. >> reporter: i'm sure the candidates will have some "choice words" for the republicans. it could be a nasty confrontation between sanders and clinton who are attacking reporting live from the brooklyn navy yards in fort greene, brian conybeare, cbs 2 news. the latest cbs news poll for the republicans shows donald trump on top maintaining a double-digit lead. 42% of likely gop voters nationwide would like to see trump as the republican nominee. he is 13 points ahead of ted cruz. and while the majority are supporting trump, republican voters are almost evenly split over which candidate can unite the party. the poll on that topic gives john kasich the edge. for more on the cbs news polling numbers and for the republicans and democrats, and for a deeper dive, catch the "cbs evening news" at 6:30 and
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tonight at 11:00 for complete wrap up of all of tonight's events. donald trump's campaign manager is in the clear. prosecutors have dropped a battery charge that was leveled against him. >> while the evidence in this case is legally sufficient for the police to have charged mr. lewandowski, it's not strong enough to meet the legal burden of a reasonable likelihood of a conviction. >> surveillance video from west palm beach captured the incident that led to the charge. it shows him grabbing a reporter by the arm after a trump rally. fields later tweeted a picture of her bruised forearm saying lewandowski yanked her backwards. trump says the video shows fields exaggerated it and also revealed that she had touched him. now to a developing story. the manslaughter conviction will stand against a former nypd officer who accidentally shot and killed an unarmed man in a stairwell. the defense had raised some questions over one of the jurors in the case. cbs 2's hazel sanchez live in downtown brooklyn with more on
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the conviction. hazel. >> reporter: maurice, the judge just ruled that former new york city police officer peter liang will not get a new trial for killing akai gurley. his defense attorney argued that a juror had a bias against police leading to that guilty verdict. but the judge disagreed and now the verdict will stand. attorneys for liang had argued that juror michael vargas lied about having a family member accused of a crime so he could get on the jury for liang's trial but it was later revealed that vargas' father was convicted for accidentally shooting a friend to death. vargas testified before the court for the last two days saying he didn't lie, that he did not hate police. the judge bluntly said he didn't feel the 67-year-old was bright enough to lie his way on to a jury and then ruled the verdict will stand. akai gurley's family says the judge's ruling is a small victory. liang's family says he will appeal the ruling. >> obviously, we're very
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decision to deny the motion to vacate the verdict, but i thought there was sufficient evidence there where vargas was ducking questions and he is not forthcoming with answers. >> they wanted it to be a mistrial. [ yelling ] >> they wanted peter liang to not be held accountable for anything! that's the message that the defense is trying to send! that's the message that they "thought" they was going to send. but now, justice -- the judge made the right decision. >> reporter: again, peter liang plans to appeal today's ruling. he will be sentenced on tuesday. prosecutors are recommending he serve no jail time. hazel sanchez, cbs2 news, brooklyn. the bronx mother whose two young daughters were killed in a fire returned to her apartment building today. authorities said she left her children alone with incense
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cbs 2's steve langford reports. >> reporter: apartment 3f where two little girls left alone in here wednesday about 6 p.m. died from smoke and fire. the mother of the two children, one a 2-year-old, the other 18 months, the distraught parent in no condition to speak about the fire in her apartment. miss, were children alone? [ crying ] >> reporter: police now confirming the two little girls were left all by themselves while their mother, seen on surveillance video in the purple jacket, spent at least half-hour at this laundromat across the street. neighbors on the third floor tried to help. >> we heard kids crying but it was too black. we couldn't breathe. >> then the mother came running from across the street saying, you know, looking and my babies, my babies! >> reporter: not only had the babies been left alone but incense had been left burning inside the apartment.
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home of these gambian immigrants. >> it's dangerous. >> reporter: the person who lives in the apartment above the fire scene said she spoke to the mother recently about burning incense and leaving her young children alone. dangerous because anything could happen. >> reporter: the mother has told police she assumed another adult she says she sublets a room to was home at the time, but police have no evidence that's true. family and friends he is scored away by police as a local person offered community support and understanding. >> it's not her intention to leave her family alone. she went to the laundry and she was about to come back to them. >> reporter: atop a load of laundry that still sits across the street, a lunchbox that belongs to one. tiny victims. in the bronx, steve langford, cbs 2 news. >> so far no charges have been filed against the mother. in just a moment, does it bother you when people are on their phones at the movies? still ahead, the major chain
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texting in its theaters. >> her house is cracked and she blames construction going on next door. why she thinks her complaints are being ignored. coming up. >> also, a crackdown on recess. the action some lawmakers want to take to protect children's free time at school. >> rutgers got a big name to speak at their commencement. >> beautiful day temperatures nice no win, no rain.
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rutgers university campus and students captured the flames on camera. broken pieces of that manhole cover now scattered across the sidewalk. >> it was just like flames literally just shooting out of like the ground. i was pretty scared like i was like it's a fire like in school. >> reporter: 140 classes had to be canceled. >> but assignments are still due so we still have to go and go out of our way and try to find a building that has wi- fi. >> reporter: that left hundreds of students scrambling for a solution. two of the dorms had been in the dark, too. >> no power so the showers there's no lights or anything so you have to go in there with flashlights. >> reporter: the power also knocked out at st. michael's medical center that's been using backup generators so patients aren't affected. five other nearby locations including the new jersey institute of technology and even the pseg building have no electricity. >> we understand that this is an inconvenience but we'll make the repairs as quickly and safely as we can. >> reporter: they are trying
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workers have to run new cable through the underground network to make a permanent fix and say power might not be restored until 11 p.m. a spokesman for rutgers says the school is anticipating that these repairs will be complete by tonight. and it's planning for classes to resume tomorrow morning. in newark, new jersey, ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> rutgers says president obama will deliver its commencement address next month. he will speak before 12,000 graduating students and 40,000 guests at the university's football stadium in piscataway on may 15. it is an historic event for rutgers. it's the first time a sitting president will speak at commencement and it's the university's 250th graduation ceremony. a debate over recess at a new jersey school after administrators seemed to be giving it a time-out. now one parent is making his meg baker reports. >> reporter: it's everybody
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but some schools are cutting back on play time in new jersey. >> it's an age to be out getting sunshine, running around, i mean, you can't be confined to desks all day. >> reporter: state senator shirley turner has reintroduced a bill to make recess mandatory across the state. >> we need to get our students moving, our children moving, because they have a sedentary lifestyle. >> reporter: governor chris christie vetoed the bill the last time it hit his desk. today, he explained saying recess is not a state issue and should be handled locally. >> if you're parent who thinks there's not enough recess during the day, then go to your local school board -- first, how about going to your principal? >> reporter: that's exactly what rachel egan is doing in montclair. she started a petition to build a better recess. now with 400 signatures asking the montclair school board to make recess 40 minutes. >> school isn't all about academics. most of us learned our best social skills in the playground.
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and lucy who get 23 minutes of recess at their school each day. you're thinking more time out there? >> yes. i think that we should have 40 minutes to run around and get our energy out. kids need to play and playing is basically learning. >> they need that running around going crazy before they come home and be with us. >> reporter: wednesday fisher says last year she only got 30 minutes for lunch and recess combined. >> usually the kids, my friends, would throw out their lunch to go out to have recess. >> reporter: egan and other parents are bringing their petition to next week's school board meeting. we reached out to the superintendent, and did not get a response. in montclair, new jersey, meg baker, cbs 2 news. >> the state recess bill goes to the senate education committee on may 2. our weather picture starting to come more into focus. it's starting to actually look like spring out there. >> can't believe it. lonnie quinn has our exclusive cbs 2 forecast. >> we are adding a click or two every day today on the thermometer.
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now of 62 with sunny skies. so looks a lot like spring, i agree with maurice. picture for tomorrow is going to be a perfect one. picture-perfect, 63. it will be warmer tomorrow. it's the warmer where there will be an issue with the temperatures. no freeze warnings tomorrow but we have a frost advisory for a good chunk of new jersey and your temperatures could drop down to the mid- to low- 30s and there could be frost on the windshield or on the blades of grass out there. so in the city, you wake up and there's still a chill in manhattan, as well. starting off around 42 degrees in the city. we'll warm up to that 63 degrees tomorrow so it's going to be another good-looking one but i have already hinted at the fact that we are going to get better and better with each day so let's look at that extended forecast coming up. >> back to you. >> thank you. tonight compelling new video surfaces nearly two years since nearly 300 nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by militants from the group boko haram.
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appears to show about 15 girls still in captivity. it was reportedly filmed past christmas. one by one the girls recite their names. the video was shown to family members and mothers broke out into tears as they recognized their daughters. the girls were abducted in 2014 from their school as they prepared for finals. their disappearance sparked global outrage. >> every time i [ indiscernible ] nothing you can do about education. >> of the 276 girls taken, dozens escaped and made it home to their families. 219 are still missing. still ahead, microsoft sues over your emails. what they want the government to admit. >> plus, rescued from the auction block? what we have learned about mike piazza's post-9/11 jersey
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the good news for people who love a cocktail on sunday morning. that's straight ahead at 6:00. an update on a story we told but two weeks ago. the controversial mike piazza jersey that went up for auction has been sold. the new owners are spreading the wealth. otis livingston is here now with much more on this. o? >> reporter: this is a huge story for new yorkers in particular. a piece of new york sports history will indeed stay in new york and the mets have three met fans to thank for helping extinguish a public relation nightmare. as you may know, new yorkers were furious when it was found they sold the jersey that mike piazza wore after 9/11. three people put their money where their hearts were and bought it today. they paid $365,000 for the jersey that piazza hit that dramatic game winning two-run homer against atlanta in. the jersey has real significance to the three wall street guys. one told the post, we had too many friends die in those
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go anywhere else. tony and i wanted to make sure that the jersey stays in new york. and here's the best part. the guys made a deal that the jersey will spend time at citi field, the 9/11 museum and at the national baseball hall of fame in cooperstown. the piazza family actually tried to buy the jersey themselves but got out when it reached $90,000. according to the bidder who talked to mike piazza's father, he and the father are happy. situation averted. they took a lot of heat for getting rid of that jersey. >> cooperstown and a 9/11 -- that's perfect. >> that's going to be great. it stays in new york. cooperstown new york and right here around the 9/11 attacks. >> thank you. coming up next, a warning for women. the four most dangerous places in the city where strangers could be filming you without you knowing. >> also, construction confusion. her walls are cracking and she blames a project next door. are her pleas for help going unanswered ?
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linda marie macdonald. >> welcome back, everyone, on this thursday evening. i'm maurice dubois. >> i'm john boehner. we continue alice gainer. four soldiers were injured when their military vehicle overturned southbound near exit 8a on the turnpike. major traffic problems and side streets. traffic is moving again though after the crash in the southbound lanes but only one lane is open. you could be a victim and not even know it. we are going to continue actually to look at those live pictures from chopper 2 over there. [ indiscernible ] we could be a victim and not even know it "upskirting" snapping photos up a woman's skirt. this time of year police say it's happening more and more. cbs 2's ali bauman reports on who is watching you.
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up a woman's skirt is a felony called "upskirting." when hemlines rise with the temperatures, so do "upskirting" arrests. there are five in new york city during the unseasonably warm week last month. like at the 8th avenue and 14th street station where alvarez was arrested for using his phone to report up a woman's skirt while walking behind her. >> i have heard horror stories that it happened to people. >> reporter: how often do you see someone standing with their phone like this? >> cameras can be in anything. if you are looking anything, you need to realize there could be a camera in it. >> reporter: the spy shop in murray hill installs security cameras in car keys, watches, dvds. the gear starts at $200. it's easy to overlook. these twice are meant to protect but they have seen them misuseed. >> we had a customer come in and said he did hotel
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he brought a backpack brought in. he was using it for "upskirting." he told us what's doing. >> reporter: the d.a.'s office says if you see something say something but the problem is it's hard to spot and women admit it's hard to prevent. >> when you're walking up and down the street, you look behind you, be lady like. >> reporter: "upskirting" is punishable up to 4 years in prison and potential sex offender registration. from grand central station, ali bauman, cbs 2 news. >> the four places where it happens most are subway stations at lexington avenue and 59th street, grand central terminal, times square, and union square station. if an image is shared online, the perpetrator could face additional felony charges. microsoft is suing the u.s. government in another clash over privacy rights. the tech company says the justice department is abusing the electronic communications
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files stored on microsoft servers. they say the government demanded customer information 56,000 times over the past year and a half. microsoft officials say it violates free speech rights and protection against unreasonable searches. new information in the hunt for a serial armed robber in nassau county. police say the suspect struck again last night holding up a carvel store by knifepoint in williston park. police released security video last month of the suspect. he is now wanted in 10 robberies since march 1 including six holdups at dunkin' donuts shops. a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his arrest. the lawsuit against the maker of the assault rifle used in the sandy hook elementary school massacre will proceed. a connecticut judge rejected a request by remington arms to dismiss the suit. it was filed by the families of nine victims killed in the shooting spree in newtown on december 14, 2012. 20-year-old gunman adam lanza used an assault rifle to kill
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a woman in brooklyn says the department of buildings ignored her for a year and a half and now she is concerned her home isn't safe to live in. she says her walls continue cracking due to construction that's happening next door. cbs 2's raegan medgie shows us the damage and why the woman feels she is not being heard. >> reporter: she shows us how her home in bed-stuy has been suffering from construction next door. >> see the cracks in the wall there? the cracks -- notice the cracks coming right down. >> reporter: these cracks are on every shared wall with the house next door that's under construction. she it happened when construction began. she said she called the department of buildings immediately, and a year later they inspected. >> you know how much shifting this house have to go through for this to happen? >> reporter: she shows us a list that each time she called the department of building since 2014 and feels they ignored her.
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inspect her home. here are two separate reports done by two different engineers who she hired last year to inspect her home n these reports they say that structural damage has been done to her home thanks to the construction happening next door, they say in these reports, and their recommendation, get this fixed immediately. according to the woman's lawyer the building department was slow to respond forcing her to came the construction company and remodeling corporation to court to fix the damage. the department of building says: >> reporter: however, she claims she continued reaching out to the department of buildings because the cracks were getting bigger. >> this is my home. >> reporter: a spokesman with the department of buildings says, they have no record of her construction complaints after this date. now she is left with cracks along her walls that continue to grow.
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cbs 2 news. >> the construction company says they will begin repairing her home when they judge gives them approval. false allergies? why people are mistaken about their reaction to penicillin. >> "living large" at central park. >> and today in history, in 1865, abraham lincoln was shot
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the next day. they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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in tonight's "living large" a place without a front yard but a view with trees and grass as far as the i can see. >> it is living lavishly on 239 central park west. cbs 2's emily smith takes us on a tour. >> reporter: built in 1925 this classic prewar home has 16 floors. we are going to the 11th floor. jay grazer with compass shows us inside.
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this is the trophy apartment in the building two a lines combined vertically and therefore you have the biggest home in the building. [ music ] >> reporter: the formal living room has massive picture windows. >> these particular windows will probably never be allowed again in a building like this. these are essentially modernized windows in a prewar building. >> reporter: an open eat-in kitchen has an industrial feel and all of the things a chef would need. >> double dishwasher, triple oven, subzero refrigerator, a beautiful carrera marble island and corian countertops. this room is i would say the mid century modern room. it's designed for the mad man- esque hangout and relax. >> reporter: a gracious dining room can be accessed from four different rooms. >> this is a wallpaper treatment and just gives a little bit of anesthetic change with the rest of the house. so we are going up the stairwell up to the second half
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this is actually a nice accent wall. you come in from the entrance and you see this glass and art wall. >> reporter: a large master suite has a wood-burning fireplace and modern minimalist decor. the dressing room has a wide hallway. >> i'm about to disappear from you because you have closets within closets. >> reporter: it's two walk-in closets within a closet. >> this is an amazing about or shoe closet. i don't think i could fill this up with my massive shoe collection. these are separate sinks with marble and a beautiful imported italian marble. >> reporter: and a shower with 7 showerheads. the shower is like a car wash. >> you can look as clean as someone's porsche after showering in there. you get five beds, 5 1/2 baths on central park west with 45 feet per floor of frontage.
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the price. it's currently only $15.9 million. >> did you see those showerheads? >> the more the better. >> it had been listed for almost 19 miller. . fisher-price recalling a baby swing. >> at 6:00 a controversial stadium now at the center of a crime. the town supervisor charged with cooking the books and betraying the voters. >> plus, big health news for chocolate lovers. how the snack could make you
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happening right now, here's a live look inside a gop fundraiser in suffolk county, long island. donald trump headlining the event hosted by the suffolk county republican party in patchogue. security is tight as opponents protest especially on immigration. and coming up on the news at 6:00, we'll take you live to midtown, where a gop gala featuring all three candidates, trump himself will helicopter there shortly. that event is also drawing protestors. it is not uncommon to hear of allergies to penicillin but many people who think they are allergic might not be. dr. max explains. >> reporter: you know, what's
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even if you're not really allergic to penicillin the worst that could happen is you avoid that antibiotic and get a different one of the those other antibiotics may cause more side effects, not work as well, and they are certainly more expensive. >> first do the penicillin. >> reporter: claire is among the millions of americans who thinks they have a penicillin allergy. >> i started saying it since i was little because my mom told me that when i was a baby i had an allergic reaction. >> reporter: at 26 she is now getting an allergy test to find out for sure and here's why. >> 10 to 15% of the u.s. population thinks they are allergic to penicillin but in actuality, less than 1% are truly allergic to it. >> reporter: you heard that right. less than 1%. >> when we're children and we have this added to our medical record then over time as we get repeated infections, we don't address the issue again. >> reporter: for claire the alternative antibiotic for a minor dental procedure was more expensive and it led to
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>> it was a nightmare and i ended up having my stomach messed up for years and i thought maybe if i wasn't allergic to penicillin i could have avoided it. >> reporter: it precludes various types of penicillin. >> was the reaction unknown. >> reporter: this allergist at mass. general in boston have developed an app to identify patient who should get tested being used at two harvard- affiliated hospitals. >> it helps the doctor or nurse ask more detailed questions that are usually to an allergy specialist's knowledge at the palm of your hands. >> reporter: after two skin tests claire find out she is not allergic to penicillin which could make a world of difference the next time she gets sick. anyone who believes they have a penicillin allergy should get tested especially if they don't recall why someone told them they were allergic. but be tested when you're
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and don't already need an antibiotic. thank you. thousands of seals on cape cod, an endless line of seals stretched out on sunday catching rays on an island. the protected aisles has been an unofficial seal sanctuary of sorts. experts say seals are a staple of the great white diet so it could be an active great white shark season. >> they are going so fast, they look like rocks. >> i don't know. that means more sharks? i don't know if i like that. >> i hope not. weather picture now. lonnie is here and this is a nice little thing we have going on. >> score! lookings we knew it was going to be a good day today. it's going to continue to get better. that's what we have been teasing all week long. hey, nice weather to start off this week. better weather to finish the week. that picture right there sort of reiterates what i'm hinting at. i mean, it's just super clear out there.
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a great day, your high temperature 63, 4 degrees above average. starting pointage for this time of the year. headlines show more good weather to come. here come the 70s. most likely day to find 70- degree readings will be monday but check this out. i think monday, an inland 80- degree reading for some of you in new jersey, southern new jersey, not an impossibility. it may not be highly probable but it's hinting at going in that direction. vortex satellite and radar -- [ laughter ] >> is this working? i can't find a cloud clouds or cloud or precipitation. a lot of you were with me yesterday at this time we were talking about the weather and i just want you to know that i haven't touched this picture at all. this is the exact same angle and vortex radar and satellite that i showed you yesterday. notice if you can remember, the rain is in the exact same place that it was yesterday. i can prove that to you. i built a graphic yesterday
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system with the arrow keeping the rain at bay? i'm going to click the button and show you what i showed you yesterday with today's radar. everything has been kept at bay as advertised. this high pressure system doing its job giving us that nice clear sky and i don't see this breaking down. i'll also tell you one of the reasons everything is kind of sort of stalled in our atmosphere, the biggest thing is that high pressure system but this low pressure system up around nova scotia is also stationary. so we have this roadblock and until this low gets out of here, that high is not moving at all. so more good weather just continues to roll. so for your day tomorrow picture-perfect. 64 degrees. maybe find some 65s out there. the morning is going to be cold but it's not going to be, you know, as cold as it's been even for those of you who have a frost advisory into new jersey. you know, lower mid-30s out there. but it was actually colder this morning. what you should be expecting? a dry stretch of weather. those cool mornings, definitely. warmer afternoons. slightly going to be cooler on
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water temperature and the wind coming off of it. but you're 64 for friday. 66 on saturday. 72 sunday. monday 75. it looks beautiful out there. tuesday there's more clouds. i was showing some rain for tuesday but i have taken them off. it's a slight chance. i don't think it's going to be an overwhelming rain chance for thursday. >> a new generous you. [ laughter ] >> i'm a giver, mo, a giver. >> and we're taking! [ laughter ] this consumer alert tonight involving a product for infants. fisher-price recalling 3 models of its infant cradle swings. the soothing savannah and others are affected. the company says when a seat peg is not fully engaged the seat falls unexpectedly posing a risk of injury. the two incidents have been reported but no one has been injured. coming up next, texting at the movies? the executive for a former theater chain who says he may let it happen.
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by turning against each other. it's wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton.
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when you go to the movies it's not nice to talk on text. cindy hsu reports on how one of those things may be changing. >> reporter: executive for one of the largest movie theater chains in the world hints they may start allowing texting during movies. >> talking or using your device during the film is distracting. >> reporter: this is one of the videos where just to see before the movies in amc theaters telling us not to talk or text. but the new ceo of amc who took over less than four months ago is open to loosening up those restrictions to attract a younger audience. adam aaron told variety, when you tell a 22-year-old to turn off the phone, don't ruin the movie, they hear, please cut off your left arm above the elbow. you can't tell a 22-year-old to turn off his cell phone. that's not how they live. the millennials we found like the new idea. >> i think that's fine as long as it's silent and, you know,
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i think it's no problem. >> it's fun to talk during movies about the movies. >> reporter: there are lots of fans who like the rules the way they are. >> don't ruin the movie. >> it's disturbing and distracting. >> reporter: i think everybody should put the phone away and not look at it during the movie. simple. it's simple. >> it's annoying. >> reporter: just a few days ago dave moreno was trying to watch "batman versus superman: dawn of justice." >> these girls having a fight over the phone while the movie is on. and, you know, people are starting to like, hey, man! you know, we're trying to watch a movie here. it's annoying. >> reporter: they say they need to find out a way to allow texting and phone use without disturbing the audience. >> having specific texting friendly auditoriums. >> how hard is it to put the phone away. we asked what you thought
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one says: >> at last so true! and they will start talking louder. >> the worst. that's all for the news at 5:00. we'll see you again at 9:00 on our sister station wlny tv 10/55. the news at 6:00 starts right now. right now at 6:00, breaking news on the new jersey turnpike. the race to save army reserve troops trapped in a flipped- over humvee and a difficult evening commute. >> plus, a scandal in the suburbs. a town supervisor accused of building an expensive stadium without the money or the support. and no more waiting for mimosa or bellini? a decades old sunday brunch rule may be history. good evening, i'm maurice dubois.
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traffic on the turnpike is moving again. but the backups are lingering. several hours after a crash left a trail of destruction, cbs 2's tracee carrasco reports from buns brunswick. >> reporter: traffic is starting to move but that serious accident involving four soldiers part of an army reserve unit out of queens shut down the road. the wreckage on the turnpike, over near exit 8a. they tried to remove them from under the jeep. four soldiers injured, don't know the extent of their you can see two medical helicopters landed on the turnpike. all of the victims are at robert wood johnson university hospital. drivers pulled over immediately and tried to help. >> we and a few other guys
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trying to see if we can lift this humvee up because there was actually two guys in the truck. it was upside-down. once the firefighters came, once fire trucks came from monroe township, they -- i don't know what they did but they used some brick or some type of wood i guess so they just lifted it up i guess a little bit. >> reporter: there was a 12- mile backup southbound on the turnpike. the car lanes opened about an hour ago. even though all lanes are now back open, there are still delays. back out here live, the soldiers are part of a unit called, 533rd. it's unclear exactly where they were going at the time of the accident. live from south brunswick, new jersey, tracee carrasco, cbs 2 news. campaign 2016 now. all five presidential


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