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next on news 4 new york. >> a community in fear. >> a jogger is murdered. now neighbors want to know how police will keep them safe. >> t when storms and humidity make a major return. then x rated golf on a public course? an i-team undercover exclusive,
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strip shows, lap dances, even groping. the i-team goes undercover and exposes x rated play time on a public golf course. then a crowded sidewalk, a burst of gunfire, and two innocent bystanders shot. living in a jogger is murdered. now nervous neighbors want to know how the police will keep them safe. news 4 new york starts right now. good evening, i'm chuck scarborough. >> and i'm sibila vargas. the crime shattered a community's sense of security, and now with the killer still out there, neighbors are understandably upset. >> tonight the nypd faced a packed crowd nearly a week after 30-year-old jogger karina vetrano was found dead. and adding to fears, news of another jogger's death. a new york city woman found murdered hundreds of miles from
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in howard beach, queens, with the details. >> reporter: you can't go far in howard beach without seeing these white ribbons. they're in honor and in memory of karina vetrano. and tonight inside this church, it was standing room only. folks filled it not just to mourn karina, but to ask police for safety, justice, and for answers. inside saint helen's packed church, a roomful of neighbors, family and leaders, a room full of questions. >> that's the question. >> i would like somebody to explain to me the process of the dna. >> it's ridiculous out there. it's like where's patrols? >> reporter: concern growing as a police investigation widens. the search is on for the killer of karina vetrano. she was on a run at 5:00 in the evening. so far the nypd says it's gotten 30 crime stoppers tips, interviewed hundreds, and
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>> we all have a right to be concerned until they catch the person. >> reporter: this community is reeling. one mother stood up and shared a similar story, telling the room her daughter was raped in nearby rockaway beach a couple of weeks ago. still she has no answers about the case. >> she's depressed, and she's not able to talk about it. >> ma'am, i will come back to you at the end of this meeting, and i will get you information. >> reporter: another brutal killing has folks in howard beach visiting family in massachusetts was found dead, naked, and burned on sunday. she was found on a trail near her mother's princeton home. >> we are comparing evidence. we are comparing notes. so simply put to answer your question right now, we don't believe there is a connection. >> reporter: as police compare notes, howard beach looks out for one another and hopes for swift justice. >> on behalf of my sister and brother-in-law, thank the
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in their terrible grief, they have been so grateful for all the support they've received. >> reporter: tonight a $10,000 crime stopper reward is being offered for any information that leads to an arrest. police are also telling us there will be more patrols in the area. elected officials plan toput cameras in the entrance to the park where vetrano was found dead. ray villeda news 4 new york. >> ray, thank tonight an i teach undercover exclusive. a raunchy play on a public golf course. >> the event held at a golf course paid for by the passaic county taxpayers. >> here's investigative reporter sarah wallace. >> reporter: it was quite a pole dance performance. definitely not behind the closed doors of a strip club.
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county's public golf course in wayne on a recent weekday. the action in full swing by none time. the event sponsored by the sunrise gentleman's club of patterson advertised a day of golf and girls. uniformed officers were offered a discount. this is the same club that last year was busted on suspicions of prostitution. >> i want to welcome everybody here today. >> reporter: the organizer collected money up front i clubhouse, stressing it was a charity golf outing. >> the monies that we collected from you goes to some specific organizations. >> reporter: among the group, i-team producers with undercover cameras. they captured it all as the drinks flowed and the golf course games went from a g rating right down the alphabet. >> who is in group five? >> reporter: there were plenty of lap dances, hand groping, and
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just so we're clear, anybody who came by could have seen what was happening. my photographer and i were parked along the edge of this very busy road, and we had a direct line of sight to that particular green, which is just a few dozen yards away. that same green where the sunrise stripper spent several minutes maneuvering the flagpole for the golfers in her group. check out the faces of neighbors who later watched our video. >> oh, boy. >> wow. >> reporter: this is a family neighborhood? >> exactly. it is a family neighborhood, and that is where families get to play games. so, you know, this is pretty graphic. >> reporter: they had no idea what was going on practically in their own backyards. >> unbelievable. >> reporter: is this an appropriate use of the golf course? >> absolutely not. look, i've lived here 57 years. i've never seen anything like that. >> no. i don't even want to see it. >> that's actually really shocking. it's shameful. >> kids are going by.
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>> reporter: but some golfers on the course a few days later were more blase. >> if they're really going at it, completely naked and going berserk, that's over the top. showing a breast here or there, i mean they do that in new orleans. >> it didn't bother me. >> i think we should be worrying about a lot more than a girl running around in a bikini on a golf course. >> reporter: the organizer did not return repeated messages left on his cell phone. when i visited the strip club, i was told there is no owner and shown the door. we had better luck with the passaic county administrator, who asked to review our video and spoke to us afterwards. how can this kind of thing happen? >> i think it's easy for it to happen. obviously they came. they requested a tournament. it's not so much that the business, but it's what they did on the course that is the problem. we're going to look at the policies and the procedures that are in place. my understanding is it wasn't the first time that this tournament took place there, but i can say it's going to be the last time. >> reporter: in a letter to the
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enforcement charities were going to receive donations. tomorrow, we'll delve into that issue. from wayne, sarah wallace, news 4 news 4 new york. another triumph today for teach usa in rio. racking up more medals and making history on the olympic stage. >> bruce beck is live in rio de janeiro tonight with some of the memorable moments. bruce? >> reporter: sibila, day three is complete performances once again by our swimmers. blowout victories by both of our basketball teams. it included a near first in fencing and almost redemption, near redemption for a local athlete in judo. team usa picked up six medals in the pool tonight, none more thrilling than this, as 19-year-old lilly king captured
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represent usa and get that gold for our country. >> reporter: on the hardwood, knicks star carmelo anthony made his record 25th appearance in a usa uniform, scoring 14 points and leading the men's basketball team to a 113-69 victory over venezuela. >> we're playing good. i mean what more can i say about that? we went about 40 or 50 points. we'll take it. >> the women cruised to triumph over spain. they've won their two games by a combined 105 points. in judo, nick delpopolo of westfield, new jersey, was looking for redemption after being disqualified in london for a positive drug test, he won two matches today, but ultimately finished tied for seventh. >> you come to the olympics and try and get a medal.
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>> reporter: ibtihaj muhammad broke a barrier, becoming the first muslim-american to wear a hijab in the olympics. she won her first match in the women's sabre before being knocked out in the round of 16. >> i hope that, you know, this moment in my life extends further than myself. i hope that it reaches a lot of people, and i hope that it changes a lot of misconceptions that people have about the muslim community. >> reporter: she is elegance and class personified, a competition. tomorrow night, get ready for some fireworks. michael phelps, katie ledecky, and the team competition for the women in gymnastics. live in rio, i'm bruce beck, news 4 new york. chuck and sibila, get some rest. tomorrow should be fantastic. >> all right. more excitement. thanks so much, bruce. let's take a look at the updated medal count. right now the united states is still on top with 19 medals, including five gold.
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the most golds, but only has 13 medals total. and japan and russia are next with 19 medals apiece. we are your home for all of the olympic coverage. go to or click on 4 to watch. read up on all the athletes, the game highlights, and the must-see matchups ahead. in the bronx, police are searching for a gunman who opened fire in a crowd hitting two bystanders. checkey beckford is there. >> reporter: and those peopl the wrong time, police say. that woman shot in the leg right next to this busy subway entrance. a fruit stand worker around the corner also hit in the leg. tonight investigators focusing their attention on this deli near where the shootings occurred and the surveillance video inside. everything seemed normal on the sunny august evening. surveillance video near the corner of 179th and grand concourse shows a woman pushing a stroller. behind her, a child wearing a book bag.
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start running as women by the subway entrance duck for cover. then a woman is shown crawling on the ground. she had been shot in the leg and is writhing in pain. a man takes off his shirt and tries to stop the bleeding. meanwhile a deli worker runs outside and tries to console the victim. >> you can see the scene here with the blood splattered and stuff like that. it's very -- it's very, very tragic. it's very sad. >> reporter: police say the 20-year-old woman was not the only unintended victim when that gunman opened fire o crowded corner. a 63-year-old man working at a fruit stand was also shot in the leg, though no one realized he was hurt for at least 15 minutes after the first ambulance arrived. >> every day he's there. it's a terrible thing. >> reporter: witnesses who did not want to go on camera say the gunman, who is still on the loose, fired at least four times from the street into the crowd in the direction of the busy subway entrance. >> this is my station. my son comes out of this station
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>> reporter: police say both victims are expected to be okay. both are being treated at st. barnabas hospital. in morris heights, checkey beckford, news 4 new york. police in connecticut have arrested a daycare owner in connection with the death of a 2-month-old girl. nydia carrillo carrillo-maldonado faces manslaughter charges. little bella redondo died from blunt force trauma to her head. she was rushed to the hospital after having trouble breathing at little bears daycare in interview and statement. she denies harming the baby. however, medically and other evidence we've gathered, it's almost impossible to have that much of a significant injury and not notice it and not act on it. >> state officials suspended carrillo-maldonado's license following the baby's death. she's expected to face a judge tomorrow. coming up on news 4 new york, toxic concerns. >> the plan involving this piece of land that has a westchester neighborhood gearing up for a fight. and that amusement park tragedy.
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10-year-old boy is killed on the world's tallest water slide. and birthday party spoiler. what police believe was in candy that sent 19 people to the
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plan. >> i am proposing an across the board income tax reduction, especially for middle income americans. this will lead to millions of new and really good-paying jobs. >> clinton disputed that today during a campaign swing through florida. she said trump's plan would push the nation back into recession. >> his tax plans will give super big tax breaks to large wealthy. >> clinton also pledged not to increase taxes on the middle class, but said she would increase taxes on the wealthiest americans to raise more money for public works projects that would create jobs. late tonight, the clinton campaign announced that she'll participate in all three of the upcoming presidential debates. trump has claimed that the commission on presidential debates rigged the debates schedule in clinton's favor. what lies beneath? that is the question no one can answer in westchester tonight where developers want to build a new hotel.
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site, and people are now concerned. really they just don't know what could be unearthed. >> reporter: it's being referred to as a toxic trench. the people who live here tell me they don't know what's under an old quarry, and not knowing is the scariest part. >> we care about our air. >> reporter: up and down the sidewalk in front of the village hall, the request and worries are simple. >> we're just concerned that we are going to expose our children to unknown chemal >> reporter: parents and children carrying signs and asking for more testing on a development site. this plot of land. it used to be a marble quarry. then in the '50s, a dump site with no official records as to what lies beneath. now plans to dig in the earth and build a hotel on the private property. >> there was some really, really bad stuff dumped in there. >> reporter: sarah is the pta president of nearby waverly school. >> no one is willing to figure out what's there before they
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we don't know what it is. there's more uncertainty. >> reporter: at a packed town hall meeting, the village board and state health officials led a q&a session. kevin carpenter insists every precaution will be taken to make sure potential toxins don't harm anyone, including additional soil testing before excavation, water testing near the site, an air monitoring program, and prevention of airborne dust. those answers not enough to put these bay. >> we don't want to be the next flint. we don't want to be the next crusade of erin brock oh vich. that's what we're worried about. we want to get in on this before it becomes a problem and not just wait and see. >> reporter: a lot of people telling me they're still not happy with the answers that were given here tonight. the next step for this is a vote by the board on this project that's been two years in the making. reporting in tuckahoe.
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>> that's right. i hear them barking already. this is the time of the year when the heat and humidity tends to rule, and it's about to kick in in the next 24 hours. we're going to have this oppressive humidity with us through the weekend into early next week before we see any relief. heat and thunderstorms will build starting on wednesday, so it's not just the heat and humidity, but we'll also have heavy downpours in the area as well. it's going to feel like that south florida heat, that tropical heat that's kind of smothering. that's what it's goingo between 95 and 100 degrees. it's nice out there right now, mainly in the 60s from ramsey to wayne. 71 in jamaica and 65 in muttontown. look at the ocean temperature off of sandy hook. it's almost 80 degrees. i guess that warm-up here in the ocean, we start to keep an eye out for any tropical development. we don't see any now, but there's plenty of tropical moisture to our south that's been sitting along the gulf coast, spinning here and
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eventually the winds will shift here and tap into that tropical moisture, and that's why we're expecting the big change. for tonight, it's clear, mild, down to 73 in the city with 60s in the suburbs. tomorrow warms up a little bit more. we're up to 88 degrees. today we were in the mid-80s -- or yesterday actually. so the heat starts to climb tomorrow. now, it won't be quite as oppressive yet, but we'll start to feel the difference in the humidity levels for sure. 9 just about everywhere, evening at the jersey shore and long island, you'll still be in the 80s as well. here's a look at the shore cast for tomorrow. if you want some relief, that's the place to go. ocean waves 2 to 3 feet. watch out for rip currents along the shore area. no storms tomorrow. the weather looks really, really nice. but we'll see the thunderstorms starting to build across the area on wednesday. they'll be on and off. they'll be spotsty. not everyone will get rain at
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so that's going to continue through the week, even into the weekend. we'll have that pattern, that typical summer pattern, and then the 90s hit us, feeling like 100 over the weekend. just oppressive. and the relief comes on tuesday. we've got to wait that long to get it. >> all the way down to 81. >> exactly, that will be nice.
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the 10-year-old boy killed at a kansas water park suffered a fatal neck injury. witnesses say that caleb schwab was launched airborne out of a raft into the safety net on the ride at schlitterbahn. at 17 stories high, it's the world's tall ef water slide and waec . two girls not related to caleb were on the same boat. they suffered minor facial injuries. the water park will say only that a full investigation is under way. and a huge scare for 19 partygoers in san francisco who got sick after consuming drug-laced gummy rings. 13 of the victims were 18 or younger, and the youngest was just 6 years old. these edible marijuana candies are believed to be the source. several patients tested positive for thc, the main ingredient in marijuana. their symptoms included rapid
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health officials are investigating and working with the birthday party's catering company to determine where the candies came from.
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a statement night for the americans at the rio games with lilly king winning gold and serena williams got back on track. remember last night the williams sisters lost their first olympic doubles match ever. while venus is out of the singles too. serena taken to a first set break by alize cornet. serena pulling it out thanks to points like this. so close to touching the net. she wins the tiebreaker 7-5. the number one world cruised in the second set, losing just two games. no threat of touching the net on this smash. serena moves on to the third round with a 7-6, 6-2 victory. as you just saw here on nbc 4 new york, kerri walsh jennings and april ross, winners once again in beach volleyball. 2-0 now in pool play. this was just a dominant performance considering china was expected to challenge them. instead, the three-time gold
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23-0 lifetime in olympic play. i'd say her new partner is working out just fine, thank you very much. the mets and yankees both off today. yoifrpgs are in boston now for three games starting tomorrow and maybe it's appropriate that a-rod faces the fenway faithful one last time before taking a final bow in the bronx on friday. it was hal strien brenner who nudged alex toward the door, presenting him with this idea for an exit strategy. he'd consider finding alex a spot in monument park. he called him a great leade a better guy than alex to mentor young shortstops at single a tampa. of course derek jeter -- we'll
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and that's it for news 4 new york. >> "today in new york" begins at 4:30. good night. see you tomorrow. >> ryan seacrest here in rio de janeiro. if you didn't catch the action today, these are the three stories you need to know. rio, day three. we start with the host n game. always a big moment. it was magnified when silva who grew up in the city became an olympic champion in one of brazil's favorite sports. judo. >> emotion pouring out for one of rio de janeiro's. >> at the olympic aquatic stadium, the united states had a huge night. >> murphy stretching to the wall! olympic gold, gets it.


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