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you want to lose weight, next. . he was just walking home, an innocent man ambushed. now police search for the suspects, as the beaten and bruised victim talks about the attack he never saw coming.
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i'm maurice dubois. >> tracee carrasco is live from ozone park with the latest. >> reporter: maurice and christine, police are looking for three suspects. their mo in these two nearly identical attacks come up from behind, punch, rob their victims, leaving them badly beaten. the violent mugging caught on surveillance video, as the victim walks home from work late sunday night. one hooded suspect comes from behind and smashes a rock into his face, sending him flying to the ground. two more suspects join in, punching and kicking him before stealing his belongings. >> just came from work and the three are just, i don't know, just took my wallet and my cell phone and like $350. yeah, and my headphones. >> reporter: the 32-year-old shows us his badly beaten face with bruises, stitches and broken bones. he says the attack here on 77th
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out of nowhere. >> i didn't see nothing. it's like they hit in the front so it's unconscious. >> reporter: he says the three guys would have continued the beating, if not for two people coming to his rescue. >> victim says help me, help me. >> reporter: police say a nearly identical attack happened early saturday morning near glenmore and 76th street, also near a subway line. the three suspects punched, kicked and robbed a 25-year-old man. while the victim's injuries continue to heal, he says the emotional scars will not soon go away. >> to walk the street now, i have no choice, i have to walk. >> reporter: police say the three suspects are block males twenties. queens, crazy carrasco, cbs >> thank you. now to an update on the death investigation of music icon prince. an autopsy was conducted today, but investigators say that it
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the cause of death. police say the 57-year-old was last seen alive by an acquaintance who dropped him off at his paisley park home minneapolis. he was found unresponsive the next morning inside an investigators say there were no signs of trauma on the body and there is nothing to suggest it was a suicide. a spokesperson for the medical examiner would not say whether prince was on any prescription drugs. >> we'll be talking to people that are close to him. we'll be gathering some medical records and taking a look at those between us and the medical examiner's office, and working off of it from there. >> police also didn't comment on reports he suffered from an overdose less than a week before he died. new information on the execution of eight family members in four different houses in ohio. tonight, police are trying to determine whether there was just one killer or it was a coordinated effort.
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theories the killer is among the dead. seven adults and a teenager were all shot in the head, including a mother in bed and her 4-day-old baby. children were spared. >> we have a specific family that has been targeted. i don't believe there's any other threat to any members of the community. however, there is a threat there and i believe that threat to be armed and dangerous. >> all of the victims lived in pike county, a rural area east of cincinnati. new at 11:00, it took decades, but an agonizing struggle is over for a new jersey mother. she lost her son in a notorious terror attack in lebanon. and a major payout is coming in this case and possibly for 9/11 families as well. >> reporter: it's been 33 years since a suicide bomber killed 241 u.s. marines in beirut,
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your heart stops. >> reporter: judith young of morristown, new jersey, lost her son that day, but judith and 14 others who lost loved ones in beirut and saudi arabia, just won a $2 billion lawsuit against iran, the state sponsor of the terror attacks. judith will get about $5 million because of a u.s. supreme court decision this week. >> it won't bring him back, but our goal was to keep the money away from iran. >> reporter: and there is a similar fight going on in congress right now over a new bill that would allow 9/11 victims' families to sue saudi arabia over that country's alleged role in the support of the terrorists who attacked here at ground zero. >> if saudi arabia helped promote the horrible terrorism of 9/11, they should have to pay the consequence. >> reporter: senator chuck schumer is a sponsor of the
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countries' sovereign immunity in terror attacks. some fear the bill could open the u.s. government to lawsuits over civilians accidentally killed by drone strokes overseas, but john fulco, whose manhattan law firm helped seize iran's money in the beirut case says there is a major difference. >> that is not intentionally killing civilians by flying planes into buildings, causing them to collapse and killing 3000 innocent people. >> reporter: judith young has a warning for the 9/11 families about the potential fight ahead. >> it's going to be a tough road. >> reporter: but she says it's a battle worth fighting. brian conybeare, cbs news. >> and most of the $5 million payout will go to charity and to care for local monuments in her son's honor. governor christie says he is against new tolls on new jersey highways. members of the assembly transportation committee have been searching for ways to raise money for road repairs.
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plazas on several interstates, including 78, 80 and 287. but the governor says he would never back such a plan, especially since it could jeopardize federal funding. >> reporter: naturalists are predicting a big summer for cicadas in the northeast. the noisy insects were very active in parts of our area two summers ago, so we wanted to see where they may or may not surface this summer. cbs 2's lou young found an expert with some answers. numerous. cicadas are set to emerge again from their unusually long reproductive cycle, the ones coming out of the ground this summer were conceived in 1999. experts tell us, though, they will not be in the neighborhoods that suffered in recent summers. >> in 2013, we had a lot of cicadas around. >> right. that was a different brood. >> reporter: lou sorkin works at the american museum of natural history. he says there are 15 major cicada broods in this part of
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the brood we saw in parts of jersey and staten island two years back won't return until 2030. this summer's brood covers a swath of pennsylvania, ohio and maryland with one outlier near river head on long island. it's a big deal because the mating song of the males can reach levels of up to 100- decibels and they are so numerous, they literally get under foot. new yorkers will next see them in numbers in 2018, just ahead of a really big brood set to emerge three years later. cicadas don't bite or sting, but they make their presence known and are actually an acquired culinary taste. >> do you like cicadas? >> oh, yes, they are very good. they are good with garlic. >> reporter: sauted, roasted, fried, or dried and seasoned like these locusts. they are out of cicadas, so they offered me these. they say they are pretty good. they are not bad. the bottom line -- really not bad. some on long island this year. in two years, back again in new
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2021. kind of like pork rinds. we're at the museum of natural history, lou young, cbs 2news. >> pork rinds with protein. >> obviously you can't just have one, you know. obviously. >> exactly, exactly. >> oh, gosh. >> maybe add a beverage. >> that's right. coming up next at 11:00, a nosey neighbor taken to a whole new level. >> pretty disturbing to have someone filming you while you're outside in your own backyard. >> a concerned family says they are being watched, but there's nothing they can do to get these cameras turned off. >> i had a headache, felt ill, fatigue. >> it wasn't the flu. her friends were making her physically ill. is it time to end your toxic relationships? >> and a little prince stays up past his bedtime to meet the
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. are your friends making you sick? toxic friends, just moments
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a shirley, long island family finds itself under surveillance. they say their neighbor installed a security camera aimed at their driveway and their backyard and there's nothing they can do. >> it's pretty disturbing. there's no privacy at all. >> you can't do anything about drones flying over your home and taking a picture of your home for the internet or anything like that, as long as they are used for proper purposes. unfortunately, you're outside and that's what happens. >> police say they can't help because legally areas that are in plain sight can be filmed. the family says they want to know why their neighbor is watch. if you're thinking of taking a day off from your diet to feel guilty. a new study finds taking a cheat day may actually help you stick to your healthy eating regimen the rest of the week. researchers in portugal say dieters who took sundays off did not see a significant change in their weight loss, but they were happier and more
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their weight loss goals. new tonight, sometimes it happens, a friendship goes bad. >> while unpleasant, researchers say there is a physical toll staying with a toxic friend. >> i had a headache, felt ill, fatigue. >> reporter: friendships are supposed to give you a warm and fuzzy feeling, but it turns out instead of making you feel good, some friends can literally make you sick. >> you just feel bad all over. >> it made me not want to eat, maybe just physically miserable. >> reporter: now science backs them up. a study by researchers at ucla found that stressful relationships lead to significantly high levels of a protein that causes inflammation in the body. and over time, that can cause serious health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, even cancer. >> this study is suggesting that there's more to it than
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>> reporter: dr. daniel yadagur says in addition to eating well and exercising, good relationships is just as important. >> make sure you're around people who are nurturing and supportive. >> reporter: but dr. yeager, who has written about bad friendships says many people don't make the connection between illness and bad relationships. >> we like to think that friendship is something that everyone can handle. >> reporter: another problem, breaking up toxic friendship can be even harder than leaving a romantic relationship. >> the roots can go a lot deeper. you can't replace a friendship that goes back to when you're 5 years old. >> reporter: ending a friendship itself can be stressful, but there are ways to make it easier. start by backing off from the friend. be direct, why the relationship doesn't work, and try to part on good terms. yeager says it's not easy, but worth it in the end. >> even though it was hard to
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right decision and onward and upward. >> so if you are going to break up with a friend, experts say it's helpful to explain that it's not the other person's fault. it's just the way that the two of you interact. >> it's not you. it's me. >> it's not you. it's me. >> it is me. tonight marks the first night of passover, the eight- day holiday starting at sundown. it celebrates the exodus of jews from slavery in ancient egypt. the story is retold on the first two nights of the holiday during ritual meals. >> happy passover to everyone. >> yes. let's get a look at the forecast with lonnie quinn. we were talking about showers here and there tonight. they are out there. not too heavy. certainly not accumulating really in the rain bucket. let me show you what i'm talking about. we'll check in with weather watchers. okay. temperatures right now, you see a bunch of 60s and 70s out there. i want to see if anybody is reporting rainfall totals at all. there you go. there you go.
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up in middletown with a tenth of an inch. 0.04 in greenwood lake. pleasant valley, 0.01, mark and jeannine. thank you for that information, guys. not too much rain out there. a picture i want to show you right here, the empire state building lit up in glorious green, all in honor of earth day. got to take care of mama earth. well, the empire state building, doing it's part to remind us all that's exactly what this day is. taking a peek outside right now, we've got light rain. it's close by to the city, not really falling outside right now. 71 degrees. the atmosphere has felt more juiced up than what you've had the last few days. it's been so bone dry out there, all of these fire risks and the brush fire starting up. not today. today things change. high temp of 79 degrees, 15 degrees above the average of what should be your high of 64. saturday is going to improve as you move along. you wake up saturday morning, there could be a little bit of rain still left over.
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up as you push through saturday. so i think the afternoon tomorrow is better than the start. sunday looks great from top to bottom. then looks to be sort of an unsettled week next week with a rain chance every other day. kind of a typical spring-like pattern. we need the rain, because look at this. for the month of april so far, we're over 2 inches below where we should be. we've got to get rain around here. we just finished an eight-day stretch without a drop of rain. if we pick up rain through the overnight into the first half of your day tomorrow, you know, some folks pick up nothing. some get a tenth, maybe the biggest number would be around three quarters of an inch, if you get a heavier cell on top of you. right now, this is all very light rain, very spotty out there. some folks get it, some folks don't. wherever you see the bright yellow -- zoom in tight around redding, connecticut, you got a pretty decent, moderate downpour pushing through. another one to the south of ridgefield right now. they are spotty, but we'll keep the spotty shower chance in right through the overnight hours into tomorrow. it's going to take that long
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on the back side of this front, that air looks pretty good. you'll get that by saturday afternoon. nice clear air fills in. the rest of your weekend looks pretty good. future cast shows you 4:00 a.m., could be bouts of heavy rain. you got to wait until that gets out of the area. here we are at around 8:30 in the morning. it's still clinging to the area. then it clears up nicely and things look great for the rest of the weekend. so the extended forecast looks like this. 70 tomorrow. the best bet for the rain would be in the morning, then gets better by afternoon. 65 on sunday, a great day start to finish. in the morning, we march for babies by lincoln center, march of dimes and all the great work they do. after that for next week, just kind of typical stuff. 60, lower 60s, mid-60s, but a rain chance every other day. >> for now it's the weekend though, lonnie. >> oh, man. >> i know. >> feels good. >> isn't it great? >> enjoy it, guys. >> this picture will also make you feel good. call him the pajama prince.
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george for the first time at kensington palace today. the 2-year-old was decked out in his white robe. he was allowed to stay up past his bedtime to meet the obamas and thank them for his rocking horse, which they gave him after he was born. the president and first lady are in london right now for a three-day visit. >> wonder how that conversation went. [ laughter ] a former apprentice is about to reunite with stephen colbert. >> but not behind the cameras. he'll take to the stage tonight on the late show. nine years ago, sam morrow was an intern for colbert, dreaming about someday coming back to his boss' show. well, tonight, the 29-year-old comedian's dream becomes reality. he makes his network debut at the ed sullivan theater. >> it's a pretty cool mark on my career. >> this one is a special one, on cbs, on the colbert stage. >> the former intern has come a long way from getting coffee
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you can watch the late show with stephen colbert every week night right here on cbs 2. right now, otis livingston has a look at news. the islanders trying to skate out with home ice advantage.
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. otis livingston is here now. lot at stake tonight for the islanders. >> not quite do-or-die, but down near there. we're down to square one for the islanders, except it's a best of three series after they squandered home ice advantage. they need to win at least one in florida. why not get it tonight. isles up 1-0 in the first. same score to start the third period, when the panthers finally get even. went to sudden death overtime, the most exciting theater in all of sports. penalty shot for florida and the wipe. that's why they call him
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still tied at 1-1 in overtime. cc sabathia used to be the horse of the rotation, the guy if they were struggling would put an end to it. if they were on a win streak, he would dominate. unfortunately, he's not that pitcher on a regular basis anymore, but he will try to gut it out. yankees winless against lefties coming into tonight. a two-run pop ties the game in the second. but the rays have stung sabathia over the years. 6-13 since coming to the yankees. cc was done after just 4 2/3 innings. jacoby ellsbury swipes home in the fifth as the bombers come back to tie it. ellsbury didn't start tonight's game, but it's not how you start, it's how you finish. two rbi double in the eighth as the yankees take down the rays 6-3. mets in atlanta after taking two of three in philly.
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grand slam gives new york a 4-0 lead. granderson's first grand slam as a met, but it was his 19th career multihomer game. that's right, a solo homer this time. 5-2 mets in the fourth. turner field belonged to the mets. cespedes, rbi double in the seventh. something to keep an eye on, as cespedes comes up gingerly, look at this. mets lead 6-3 -- or they win -- actually in an 8th inning rain delay right now. time for a quick break. when we return, there's an nfc east signing that may have giants fans in a fighting mood. >> plus, we'll get you set for rutgers' scarlet & white spring football game tomorrow. blinds to go's new cascade shades. gentle diffused light when you want it. darkened privacy when you don't. modern elegance always. right now take 30% off our entire selection of beautiful cascade shades. let the sun shine in. or don't.
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focus, that it may take time before there's resolution. he added brian hoyer's visit last week was his team doing its due diligence. panthers took the franchise tag away from cornerback josh norman on wednesday. today, he signed a five-year deal worth $75 million with the redskins. of course that's nfc east country, which means norman and odell beckham, jr. are going to go at it twice a year and hopefully not like this embarrassment last year. of course there are new rules for personal fouls. and finally tonight, make sure you get to high point night. the rutgers football team will hold its annual scarlett & white spring game at 7:00, the first under new head coach chris ash. the team's been bringing the wood in practice. hard-hitting action like this in what coach ash calls the ring of honor. little twist? >> that's right. that's part of the social media sensation the running man challenge. [ laughter ] >> one of these days, we should
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>> i can do the running man. just-- >> just run. [ laughter ] >> jogging in place. [ laughter ] >> long way-- >> looks like fun. >> long way from duking it out. >> i like that better. >> every once in a while, i would like to see that. >> absolutely.
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. thanks so much for joining us tonight. >> coming up next, the late show with stephen colbert. >> he's got julia louis dreyfus. have a good weekend. >> stephen: hey, nicolaj. thanks so much for doing the show. >> thanks for having me. >> stephen: and you'll feel right at home here because central characters of the "late show" are often brutally murdered.


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