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let's talk o hockey. pittsburgh just lost malkin for two months. ryan mcdonough goes one on two here to beat marc-andre fleury. remember fleury called lindquist a baby after he tossed the net last week. matt colin plays the puck out. the puck deflects off marc staal.
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henrik lindquist. luck not on the ranges rs rangers' side. and this kid is something special. 28 points, 14 assists, 11 rebound the. that thunderous jam. knicks are out in l.a. they lead in fourth quarter. matt harvey making his second start of the spring. i'd say he's in minute-season form. allowing one hit, walking two batters, striking out four. that's music to mets fans ears. meanwhile, with cabrera on the shelf, ruben teixeira, met the get the 11-0 win over the marlins. in tampa, c.c. sa bath yan
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and aaron hicks makes things worse. ticketed for the yankees dug out. sabathia struggled with control. but good news is chapman fared much better. the cuban missile struck out the side in the seventh with 100-mile-per-hour heat. talk some soccer, nyfc hoping up their schedule against toronto fc, and squandered a 2-0 lead. 2-2 the final at the stadium. all right, get your brackets out, folks, cannot wait to talk college hoops. >> got to get mine started here. still ahead as we continue this sunday night, the i-team has exclusive new developments in a 50 year old cold case.
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to keep an eye out for this man. where investigators say he tried
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this is -- >> this is -- i'm sorry. this is the extended portion of our 11:00 show.
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>> and i'm natalie pasquarella. a sexual prid edator is on the loose who attacked a woman in her own apartment building. >> reporter: a woman walking out here in borough park was the victim of a sexual assault according to police. but it didn't happen out here on the street. it happened in the lobby of her own apartment building. they say he was waiting in the lobby of an apartment when a 29-year-old victim walked in on saturday. the suspect allegedly held a knife to her throat and sexually assaulted her. police are hoping someone can identify him. in this neighborhood, many are worried for their own safety with the suspect still out there. >> that's krad crazy. it's scary. >> reporter: anyone with information should call detectives.
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neighbors in jackson heights are on edge after two gang-related stabbings less than two hours apart. the victims a man, a 16-year-old boy and the boy's dog. as ida siegal explains, both times, the victims were asked the same question before they were attacked. >> reporter: police are investigating two separate stabbing right here at the same intersection where we are, 80th street and northern boulevard. take a look at surveillance video. you can see people running away, unclear who they are. but police say it started with a a16-year-old boy who was walking his dog. and two men approached him and said are you down with abk. it means always banging kings. the victim said no.
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then at 9:00, it happened again. this time the man was asked the same question and stabbed in the back. >> the police got to come and track down on these kids that are doing all these crazy things, because it's not getting any easier in new york city. >> reporter: both of the victims are in stable condition. the 16-year-old boy had a dog with him at the time. and police tell us that the dog was stabbed as well. its condition is not known, and the attackers have not been caught yet, reporting from jackson heights, ida siegal, news 4 new york. police have made two arrests in the brutal beating death of a bouncer in queens. he was working at johnny's restaurant and bar and was attacked by a group of patrons who beat him until he was unconscious. ellsworth died on the way to the hospital. the two men in custody are both from queens and face charges of
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a man drove his car into a group of people outside a bar. ronald ashley faces dwi and assault charges. he was attempting to leave the scene of a fight outside coopersmith's pub when he struck four people and crashed into a pillar in the parking lot. the injuries weren't life threatening, and one of the people hit is also facing charges, accused of slashing someone during the fight. tonight we are waiting to find out the cause of a fire that destroyed a church in brooklyn. a firefighter was hurt. the church was a fixture in that brownsville neighborhood for years. it started in the cellar and spread to the top floor. >> thank god nobody got hurt. >> it's kind of hurt, been here a long time. you know. it's just like a home church.
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construction crews worked to salvage what they could. why springing ahead could put you in danger. but first, an i-team exclusive. >> coming up, why the i-team is here in florida searching for clues in the unkofled case of two new jersey girls. alright guys. i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old. you'd rather use newer technology? definitely. well, i've got something to show you. this is the 2016 chevy volt. it uses extended range electric technology. the prius hybrid uses battery technology developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is.
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governor andrew cuomo: there is
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gap that is only growing. if you work full-time you shouldn't have to choose between paying the rent and buying food. i say lift up the working families of this state and pay a real decent wage. we fight until this nation fulfills its promise of opportunity for all and that's what this
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now to a i-team exclusive. 50 years ago, the vicious murder of a little girl, the case of wendy sue wallen is still unsolved. >> but new life has been breathed into the case, and the i-team has discovered a stunning connection to another girl's murder. >> here's wendy's little purse. here's little wendy's hat. i love you mom and dad. wendy was a brownie. look how little she was. >> reporter: there is anguish and heartbreak in this box of keepsakes. >> that's wendy, how i remembered her. >> reporter: jodi's little sister was just 7 years old when she was stabbed in broad
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>> here's wendy in school. our last picture. >> reporter: wendy had been waiting for her mother outside the family's upscale apartment building in elizabeth, new jersey. the killer never caught in spite of this detailed composite sketch and one of the biggest man hunts ever in that state. >> of course we hurt, but wai e didn't think it would trauma tide a whole city. >> reporter: she never knew how wendy's life and death affected so many. >> she gets stabbed, but she doesn't know she's stabbed. >> reporter: mooney grew up in this neighborhood and remembers everything. >> i was the same age as wendy. saw the blood. it's something that always stuck with me. >> reporter: he decided to unofficially reopen the case and posted this on facebook. >> someone out there knows who did it. >> reporter: hundreds of people shared their memories of the
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grace fusco is one of them. >> throughout my whole life i thought about this murder. >> reporter: he also posted this composite sketch, hoping it might it spark an of memory. it did jog a memory, but it wasn't about memory, it involved another murder of a little girl the year before, here in neighboring highland park. >> all i could do was scream, i kept screaming. it's him, it's him, it's him. >> reporter: beth muroney is certain she saw the man on her block the same day another girl was stabbed inside the family home. an unknown intruder also killed the mother. >> i believe if you put him in a lineup today i could still pick him out. >> reporter: she says no one did a composite and then she saw that facebook post. >> i knew right away it was the same man.
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bizarre twists. when the rubensteins were murdered, jodi and wendy lived a block away, their last name was rubenstein, no relation to the other family. >> your mom up and moved you. no reason? >> no reason. >> right. >> reporter: and you never heard about mae rubenstein? >> no. it. >> reporter: could they have been killed in a case of mistaken identity? jodi wonders now, saying her grandfather did owe money to the mob back then. >> what about these coincidences? >> they could have been looking for me, or wendy, anybody from the family. >> reporter: mae rubenstein's older brother believes there are too many similarities. >> reporter: do you believe that your family was murdered in a case of mistaken identity? >> yes, i do.
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book if you could connect highland park and elizabeth. >> reporter: every day do you think about her? >> every day. how could you not? i mean, i was her sister. my job was to protect her. >> reporter: of court both se both families would like to have closure, but this is all about sharing their memories. there was dna on wendy's coat, but it's so degraded it will probably not reveal any results. in the other case, all the blood was mopped up. do you have a story you would like new york's biggest i-team to check out? call the team. even super heroes need a little help sometimes. we'll show you who police helped to help save the day.
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stories, but are you reading to your kid enough? the new story that might have you thinking twice tonight. and a nasty day on tap for tomorrow weather wise.
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we always know we lost an hour of sleep last night. and people feel it in various ways, but it could have an affect on your monday commute. serious crashes tend to go up the week after new yorkers spring forward. over the last five years, fatal or serious injury crashes have increased by 10% during the morning hours the increase is 30%. the d.o.t. blames a lack of
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does warn all drivers to be awake and aware tomorrow morning. it is not every day that you sigh super heroes in distress on the side of the road. police sprung into action when captain america and wonder woman needed a hand for a birthday party. sounds like they made it in time. >> how do you explain that to the kids at the party? >> i'm not sure. yeah, we have problems in terms of the weather starting tomorrow morning. right now it's still mainly dry around long island. we have showers around new york city and temperatures are in the low 50s. that's already down about 10 degrees from our high temperature earlier this afternoon. 46 in monticello. but this is going to be warm compared to tomorrow. tomorrow stuck in the 40s, and the winds are going to make it feel colder than that. mainly light showers around the city. but steadier showers into orange county.
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to the south and west. this is pennsylvania. and this will be moving in just in time for the commute as you're trying to make your way back to work. maybe a little extra sleepy. you can see on future tracker, rain continues around lunch time. this is 1:00. you want to have the umbrellas handy in case you're going outside. and for the evening commute, not much change, the rain stays with us around 6:00. and unfortunately, it lingers 6:00 right into tuesday morning. this is 7:00, another wet commute as you're heading back out tuesday. light showers and drizzle. and it eventually winds down by tuesday afternoon. we're talking about wind chills. after a mild afternoon, we think spring has sprung, tomorrow feels more wintry. these are your wind chills tomorrow, in the 30s in monticello. jackets will be needed. wind chills are still in the 30s
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it's going to be gusting up to 30, 35 miles per hour, making it hard to hang onto the umbrellas. wind chills back in the mid-30s, and it feel the like 27 degrees in monticello. that's a rude awakening after this weekend. this is tomorrow morning 7:00. and we're dealing with winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour especially along the coast. 2:00, winds gusting over 30 miles per hour. about how much rain are we talking? mainly around half an inch. maybe higher amounts, especially south of new york city, and this rain will linger into tuesday, again, drying out nicely by tuesday afternoon. and once the storm pulls away, it will be pleasant. late in the day, temperatures back into the 50s , maybe some sunshine. wednesday is where we get back to the spring-like feel.
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patrick's day, keeping a close eye on that. right now an isolated shower, but it will be mild. 61 degrees for the parade on thursday. >> we bounce back. >> thanks. after a long day, it might be easy to understand why many busy parents don't make time to raid to their kids at bedtime. >> but education experts stress how important it is. >> if you're ready for a story, clap your hands. >> reporter: kids love to read. and parents know they need to read to them. >> blue horse, blue horse, what do you see? >> reporter: but a new survey shows less than half of parents read to their kids every day, and barely a third spend at least 15 minutes reading to their children every day. >> 15 minutes is nothing. >> reporter: parents and caregivers were stunned by these numbers. they spent half an hour alone
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>> i see a red bird looking at me. >> reporter: we can all agree it is important to read to kids. why are so many parents not spending enough time doing it? this is a good place to start. >> i think it seems easier to stick them in front of the television or a video game. >> i think parents get distracted by other things, by technology. >> reporter: jackie is a like librarian and often sees the cell phone come out. >> reading can be done while you're waiting for the subway or the bus. >> reporter: kristin manages early childhood education for the new york public library, and she says simply exposing kids to words will help them. >> something like slither, something you wouldn't use every day, but you hear that and you it teaches them, you can do the motion of slithering like a snake. >> i've heard parents that when
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kindergarten, they are at the head of their class. >> reporter: news 4 new york. >> and john chandler is a busy man. i know you raid to the ead to the kid the. >> i do, dr. seuss. i'm going to read brackets. >> brablts are going to be hard this year. anything can happen in this year's field of 68. >> seton hall is in it. we've got the coach the es in studio tonight.
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disney's "zootopia" took home the top spot at the box office. >> there are some new recruits i should introduce, but i'm not going to, because i don't care. >> "zootopia" is about an optimistic rabbit voiced by jennifer goodwin who believes she can do anything, including becoming the first rabbit police officer, "zootopia" earned $50 million this week. coming in second, "10 cloverfield lane", and rounding out the two three, marvel's "dead pool." sport's final is next. take it away. >> it's sports selection sunday. the bracket is littered with teams from the northeast.
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stone eye brook, yukon and yale. monmouth is not. we will be joined by some coaches, but first, the rest of what made headlines. sports final headlines brought to you by buick. skate bitten, a 3-3 tie is broken when matt collins attempt goes off both of marc staal's skates. penguins goal. matt harvey threw 50 pitches, allowed one hit over four innings. c.c. sabathia give up five hits, two earned runs, he struggled with his control.


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