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>> right now on fox 5 news at 10 -- >> i guess i have to do it myself -- whoa, whoa, whoa! [bleep] >> take a look at that. tense moments for donald trump as a protester rushes the stage during a campaign event in ohio. it is our top story. hello and good evening, everyone, i'm antwan lewis. >> and i'm christina park. >> violence, forcing the republican front-runner to cancel an appearance in chicago over security concerns. >> today trump calls for all protesters at his rallies to be arrested. >> because i have to do it myself. i know it's not -- >> tense moments for donald trump on the road to the white house. someone apparently threw something. whether it was a threatening word or an object during donald trump at a campaign stop in ohio, other reports say the protester tried to rush the
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secret service agents surrounded the candidate while ores carried out a man believed to be responsible for the disturbance. the ohio incident comes less than 24 hours after a chicago trump rally was canceled because of the potential for violence. other candidates are weighing in. >> it's ripping our country and our party apart and it's going to, ultimately, going to hurt us very badly if we move in this direction. >> but the ugly, divisive rhetoric we are hearing from donald trump and the encouragement of violence and aggression is wrong and it's dangerous. if you play with matches, you're going to start a fire you can't control. >> what trump is doing is incredibly dangerous at so many levels. because of their problems -- >> scapegoating. >> -- what they are doing is scapegoating which has gone on forever.
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about, to take people's fear and anger and turn them against minorities. >> the republican front-runner, never one to stay silent or take a punch lying down, fired right back. >> these other people, by the way, some represented bernie, our communist friend -- >> boo! >> always knowing how to work a crowd, trump had the last word, even a solution on how to deal with the latest drama on the campaign trail. >> yeah. and if there's a group out there, just throw 'em the hell out. that's okay. [cheers and applause] >> republican caucuses were held today in washington, d.c. and wyoming. we're still waiting for the results from d.c. let's take a look at what happened in wyoming. ted cruz big winner there receiving just over 66% of the vote, marco rubio with 19.5, donald trump a distant third. >> tragedy on the hudson river, a tugboat crashed into a barge killing one and leaving two others missing.
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missing crew members. >> jessica formow sew is live in terrytown with the latest. >> after 16 hours, the search has been suspended and will resume tomorrow morning. the reason? well, because of conditions out here. an officer told me since early in this morning since the accident happened, divers have been trying to get into the water. it wasn't until 7:30 tonight that they did, and they were only in there for ten minutes. they did locate the vessel but weren't able to get inside, and he said that's because the currents were moving so quickly, and it was just too dangerous. police say the 84-foot tugboat named specialist hit a construction barge around 5:20 this morning near the site where the new tappan zee bridge is being built. it was a fatal crash. within minutes, the tugboat sank into 40 feet of water. three men were onboard. one of be -- the men was pulled from the water but later died.
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it is tragic. >> rescue boats and divers were out in the water looking for the other two men governor andrew cuomo spoke with the family of one of the missing men. >> this is a 29-year-old who had his whole life ahead of him and was supposed to come home, wound up working a few more days because the company asked him to, and now it's doubtful whether or not he'll come home at all. >> authorities say the three tugboats which were not working on the bridge project were escorting a barge carrying a crane south down the hudson river when the accident occurred. they departed from albany and were headed to jersey city. >> the tugboat apparently signaled the other tugs that they were too close and said move left right away. they were not able to move the barge fast enough. >> cuomo told fox 5 news that there were 13 workers on the
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was hit but none of them were injured. >> speculation is that the workers saw that there was an imminent collision, had time to prepare themselves and brace themselves. >> 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel leaked into the water. dec has been on site monitoring the situation. >> i saw the booms that have been deployed. it's catching a lot of the diesel right from that site. it's very localized. and luckily, the response was very rapid. >> now, officials do say that the tappan zee bridge was hit. of course, we do have to mention this accident happened near the 2013 boat crash that killed a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man. this search tonight has been suspended but will resume tomorrow morning. i'm jessica formow sew, fox 5 news. christina and antwan, back to
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>> a 22-year-old woman is in serious condition tonight after a chain reaction accident in queens. officials say the victim and another person pulled over to help a disabled vehicle on the side of the whitestone expressway in flushing at about five a.m., and that's when another driver crashed into the stopped vehicles. the victim was hurled off the overpass and landed 30 feet below. the driver who struck the vehicle was not charged. >> a man suspected of driving a snowmobile into two teams during the iditarod dog race did not intentionally drive into the dog teams. the crash killed one dog and injured at least three others. he's being held on two counts of assault, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and criminal mischief. >> time now for weather. it's been aan amazing week. >> it sure was, and we are going to see to temperatures stay
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high numbers were in that category with. we have readings mostly in the 50s across the tristate area. 59 in central park, we're actually in the 60s further inland across northwestern new jersey and up towards the hudson valley. right now sitting pretty comfortable, a lot of readings in the 40s and 50s. keep in mind our normal high for this time of year is in the middle to upper 40s. satellite and radar showing a few high clouds streaming in, but no rain is associated with them. we should stay dry overnight, and our overnight lows will drop into the 30s by tomorrow morning. we'll wake up with a mix of sun and clouds, the clouds will increase through the day. we're expecting a dry day tomorrow, but the clouds will be thickening up by the afternoon. temperatures above average once again with highs mostly in the 50s to the low 60s. antwan and christina? >> thanks so much. new york is expanding testing for the zika virus: pregnant women in the state whose sexual partners recently traveled to
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can now get tests free for the infection. the tests were already being offered to pregnant women who traveled to the affected areas themselves. the virus has been reported in south america, mexico, the caribbean and parts of asia. it has been linked to serious birth defects. new york has found 40 cases of the mosquito-borne virus in itself. >> it has been a mild flu season until now, and the dreaded virus is making a lot of people miserable. fox 5's arthur chan has some prevention tips. >> it's march, and usually we're no longer talking about the flu. this year the cdc issuing a warning they've seen a spike in 37 states including here in new york and new jersey. >> this year with the weather, it's been up and down. >> the cdc has issued a warning saying the flu is widespread across dozens of states as the number of americans has steadily
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a science expert at lennox hill hospital seeing more patients than he expected to by this time of year. >> we're here in march, and people are still coming down with the flu and showing up at the hospital, and they're sick. >> according to the cdc, americans stayed healthy during the typical flu season which runs december through february, but ramping up now for the worst march they've seen in four years. >> definitely lasting a little longer. i've noticed people have gotten sick later in the season. >> to add another headache to the mix, allergy season appears to be starting early this year, a perfect storm for the sigh noneses. we caught robin sneezing. >> i think it's allergies. >> to you usually get allergy allergyies? >> yes. >> is this early? >> i think it's early this year. >> check your temperature. >> with allergies, you're not going end up with fever, you're usually not going to end up with muscle soreness and weakness as you will with the flu. >> if you're thinking about prevention, there are very simple pieces of advice from the experts.
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works, and if you're worried about allergy season, use a netty pot. >> a heavy metal band's tour jet badly damaged in chile. and if you're upset to be losing an hour of sleep tonight, you are not alone. why some people want to ditch daylight saving time altogether, but we have this: >> i'm lisa evers. coming up on street soldiers, we're taking a close look at the
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chinks and also going >> as the u.s. and south korea continue joint military drills, north korea has threatened a preemptive nuclear strike. the north koreans called the military exercises preparations for an invasion, and they said its military is ready to preemptively attack and liberate
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south korea's leaders called for the north to stop its threats and rash behavior. >> baa civil is -- brazil is preparing for the summer olympics, staging security drill cans with u.s. security experts. they even took part in a simulated chemical weapon attack. they learned what to expect along with steps to decontaminate and treat potential victims. the rio games take place in august, and authorities have been on high alert following the deadly paris attacks last november. >> a big sigh of relief for new jersey transit riders, a tentative agreement has been reached between the rail workers. that means the strike, which was supposed to happen just after midnight sunday, has been averted. this deal comes after weeks of intense negotiations. rail employees and new jersey transit were at odds over pay raises and health care contributions. the agreement, however, must still be ratified by members of the rail workers' union. >> english heavy metal band iron maiden's plane was damaged in an accident in south america.
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a collision when it made a turn, injuring two workers on the ground in chile. and while the plane is still out of commission, the band is finding at way to argentina and to tomorrow's show, it's still on. the band will be playing at madison square garden on march 30th. >> a follow-up just to see how they're going to get there. that's going to be interesting. >> i know. pretty interesting is our forecast. what's in store for us now? >> hi, audrey. >> good to see both of you. we are going to stay above average for one more day out of the weekend, and then things get a little cooler and wetter next week. today's high number in central park made it to 59 degrees, we hit that at about 1:30 earlier this afternoon. that is well above average for this time of year. here are your -- check out those sup rise and sunset time -- sunrise and sunset times for tomorrow, now moving from the 6:00 hour to the 7:00 hour, and you will see the difference tomorrow. temperature right now is at 55 in the park, winds coming out of
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is strong but it is falling which is indicating inclimate weather is moving into the region. mostly -- these numbers are above what should be our normal high for this time of year, and as a result they're coming in about 2-15 degrees above average where they were this time last night. that's courtesy of a southwest wind that is light at the moment, and it should stay that way overnight. it's pretty nice all across the northeast from the great lakes to new england where we're finding readings in the 40s and in the 50s even in boston where the temperature right now is at 51 degrees. clouds are sort of streaming their way into the region, but there's no rain associated with them just yet. we are watching a rainmaker sitting off towards our west bringing flooding rains across parts of the deep south that we've actually been hearing about over the last couple of days, and this will be heading in our direction. it kind of shifts north and northeastward over the next 24 hours, so we'll squeeze out one more dry day and then rain will affect the area in the beginning
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a cold front's going to sweep through the region, that's going to bring in some cloud cover. i think tomorrow we'll start out with some peeks of sun and then see the clouds move in ahead of that next system i just showed you to the west. the rain remains to the west, i think we'll stay dry tomorrow and late tomorrow night a couple of scattered showers with the bulk of the rain coming in as we start off the week on monday. it could be a soaking rain it looks like for much of the day and to the north we could see a little bit of a mix in areas like duchess county. but for everyone else with the temperature well above freezing, i think we'll stay mostly in the form of rain through monday. still unsettled on tuesday, though not quite as was as wednesday, and things clear out as we go into the middle part of in ex-week. tonight will be dry, but it'll be chilly, lows in the 30s, and then tomorrow catch some peeks of sun very early in the day and then clouds thickening throughout the day with temperatures till above average for this time of year -- still
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a good soaking rain as we start off the week, and it lingers into tuesday. we dry it out for a day before another chance of showers by thursday, and temperatures will be kind of above average once again once we get past monday, so looks like it could stay with the temperatures feeling good for much of the upcoming week. we're going to have to dodge a couple of rain showers. >> so we all know what today is, it's time to spring ahead, change your clocks. to two a.m. marks the start of daylight saving time. >> some people hate the idea so much, they want to get rid of it forever. jessica formosa explains why. >> the number one reason why new yorkers hate daylight saving time is because we lose an hour of sleep. but we're not alone. this is a proposed bill in california to get rid of it entirely. so why is time such an issue in. >> i'm worried about it. i like my sleep.
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>> i'm happy we're going to get more daylight, i'm sad i won't have that hour to sleep. >> michael downing, who wrote "spring forward," says there are reasons why we have daylight saving time, and it's not because we are saving energy or it's good for farmers. he says those are all myths. >> new york invented what was known as metropolitan daylight saving. they just refused to give it up. and after that boston and detroit and almost all the major cities in america were magnetized by new york's economic power. and we want our clocks as close to new york time as we can get them. >> a bill in massachusetts would create a commission to move new england states to atlantic time which is an hour before the eastern time zone all year round stead of eight months of the year. >> in the spring there are more heart attacks, more strokes, more workplace accidents all because we're giving millions of
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and there's no, there's not enough companiesly benefit in the fall to make up for it. >> the idea of taking new england and moving it off of new york time in order to put us on nova scotia time seems to me like one of the worst ideas we've come up with for with our clocks in a long, long time. >> it doesn't matter what side of the clock you're on because, guess what? come sunday, you'd better make sure you change that alarm clock. in midtown, jessica formosa, fox 5 news. >> and ryan is here with a look at sports tonight. >> hi, ryan. >> yep, big night tonight over at the garden. see on the hal trying to do something they haven't done in 23 years, win the big east tournament. the pirates going toe to toe
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seton hall jumped out to an 11-point halftime lead. chris jenkins for three, that gave the wildcats a 3-point lead. look at isaiah whitehead, the tough hoop and the foul, the kid with 26 on the night. kevin willard looing it. final seconds, seton hall up two,ville mauve shah's one last shot, and for the first time, that's right, in 23 years seton hall wins the big east title. isaiah whitehead is your most outstanding player of the tournament, and the pirates are going to the big dance as big east champs. [cheers and applause] >> big east champs. everywhere i go, i'm going to say it. seton hall, big east champs. >> what's it say about the character of this team to come here on this stage and knock off the top seed? >> they say -- we just came out here, had some fun, played our
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[cheers and applause] >> everybody just kept competing, competing, competing. i mean, it paid off in the long run. >> how far can this team go? is there any limit going into the tournament? >> that's for y'all to decide. y'all have been down on us all year, so just keep doing it. >> no one here is doubting that team. stony brook hosting vermont in america east final, what a day for georgia meal warner, 43 points on the day on the tip-in there, and stony brook, finally, they made the conference championship four of the last five years, this time they win it all, and they're heading to the first ncaa tournament in school history. all right, the rangers were in detroit this afternoon. the blue shirts completely waste a terrific performance from henrik lundqvist. back in net for the first time in a week and a half after that neck injury. they blew a 2-1 lead, hank comes up big, then makes another save
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40 on the day but lundqvist couldn't stop this one. a minute later, pavel cats yuck's shot is tipped in. red wings win it 3-2 in overtime. big day tomorrow, selection sunday. seton hall, iona, they're going to advance, stony brook and right now monmouth will wait. they're on the bubble. we'll see if they get in. >> thankings a lot, ryan. >> looks like we'll have another day with above average temperatures tomorrow, but we'll see more in the way of cloud cover. the clouds will thicken up, and rain arrives monday, and it's going to be a very chilly, windy and wet day for the start of the week. rain ladies and gentlemenners -- lingers on tuesday, monday looks like the worst of the next seven days. so be ready for that one and, of course, don't forget to change the clocks tonight. >> at two a.m. >> it will become three a.m. >> go to bed right now. >> i'm christina park. >> i'm antwan lewis.
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