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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help identifying a woman they say shoved a man off an MTA bus.

It happened at 12:45 p.m. on a Bx 2 bus at East 149th Street near Third Avenue in the South Bronx.

(credit; NYPD)

A woman and a 71-year-old man got involved in some kind of dispute when ended when the woman pushed him off the bus, according to police. The man fell and hurt his elbow. The woman ran off.

Anyone with any information is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Jets have signed former Texans tight end Ryan Griffin.

The move Monday adds depth to a spot at which the team will be a bit short-handed when the regular season begins. Second-year tight end Chris Herndon was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

New York also has veterans Eric Tomlinson and Daniel Brown, and rookie Trevon Wesco at the position, but all three are known primarily for their blocking skills.

Griffin had 136 catches for 1,491 yards and seven touchdowns in six seasons with Houston after being a sixth-round draft pick out of UConn in 2013. He had 24 receptions for 305 yards in 14 games last season, but was released in May.

Griffin faced some legal issues in Tennessee in April when Nashville Police say they arrested him for drunkenly punching out a front window of a downtown hotel. Charges of vandalism and public intoxication were later dismissed.

(© Copyright 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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Cloudy today with much cooler temps, only reaching the mid 70s! Mostly cloudy tonight with temps in the high 60s.

(Credit: CBS2)

Most of that wet weather is behind us now, but there is still a lingering chance for some showers throughout today but especially overnight.

(Credit: CBS2)

Humidity is decreasing over the next few days so it will be nice and comfortable outside for your Wednesday.

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MORO, Ore. (CBS Local) — A motorcyclist died Sunday after being hit by a wild turkey and then colliding with a guardrail, authorities in Oregon said.

Vanesa Gunther, 55, was driving a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle southbound on Highway 97 about two miles north of Moro when she was struck by a wild turkey, forcing her into the oncoming Northbound lane and into a guardrail.

Gunther, who was from Junction City, Oregon, was pronounced dead at the scene, CBS affiliate KOIN reported.

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by wild turkey https://t.co/iBaQxYKm4E

— KOIN News (@KOINNews) July 22, 2019

Investigators say the wild turkey had flown into a northbound commercial motor vehicle before it struck Gunther.

Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel reached the crash site just after 11:30 a.m.

The northbound lane of Highway 97 was closed for several hours after the crash.

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two Louisiana police officers have been fired over a Facebook post allegedly suggesting U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot.

Gretna Police Officer Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran, called the former bartender a “vile idiot” who “needs a round… and I don’t mean the kind that she used to serve.” Fellow Officer Angelo Varisco reportedly liked the post.

The department said the officers violated its social media policy.

Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson called the incident “an embarrassment to our department.”

“These officers certainly acted in a manner which was unprofessional alluding to a violent act to be conducted against a sitting U.S. congressman,” he said during a press conference.

The post was reportedly taken down by Friday afternoon.

A recent study by New York University suggests hate speech online may correlate with hate crimes on the streets.

“We found that more targeted, discriminatory tweets posted in a city related to a higher number of hate crimes,” NYU College of Global Public Health professor Rumi Chunara said.

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(CBS Local/CBS Pittsburgh)- Training camps have begun for some NFL teams, while the rest kick theirs off over the course of this week. As the players stretch and warm up for the coming season, fantasy owners begin their prep for their upcoming league drafts. After a several-month layoff with no football, it’s understandable if your knowledge isn’t what it should be. So, we’re here to help you get back up to speed, as you lay your plans for taking home that fantasy championship belt this season.

With both the quarterbacks and running backs out of the way, it’s now time to move to the next skill position on the roster: wide receiver. At this spot, rosters usually have at least two slots in the starting lineup, much like they do for running backs. That means planning your draft so that your starters combine to make up for the value lost if you can’t grab one of the top running backs. Or, if you have a later pick in the first round, you can snag one of the top receivers and when the draft doubles back grab one of the next level of running backs. The strategy is up to you, but below you’ll find the top five guys in CBSSports.com’s projections, followed by the rest of the top 25, so you can plan based on where your picks fall.

Other Position Rankings: QB, RB,

Of note on the projected stats, we’re using scoring for standard leagues as the ranking system. But, PPR projections are in parentheses. At the end of each line, you’ll find the player’s average draft position.

1) Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers

Projected 2019 Stats- 110 receptions, 1,387 yards, 13 TD, 12.9 FPPG (19.8 PPR) ADP: 9.73

Adams is coming off a massive year, in which he posted 1.45 fantasy points per game thanks to 111 catches, 1,300 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns. That production came in the midst of a tumultuous year for the Packers and their offense. Now, with a new head coach and a hopefully healthy Aaron Rodgers, Adams is projected to rank as the top receiver in both standard and PPR leagues.

Credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images

2) DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans

Projected 2019 Stats- 115 receptions, 1,589 yards, 9 TD, 12.6 FPPG (19.8 PPR) ADP: 7.91

Hopkins has been one of the most consistent fantasy options throughout his career, despite having… not the best collection of quarterbacks throwing to him. Now, with Deshaun Watson, Hopkins has produced two of the best seasons of his career and has posted double-digit touchdowns each year. One thing to note is that Hopkins is still recovering from shoulder surgery this offseason and is currently on the physically unable to perform list. His status for Week 1 is not known yet, so if your draft is in the coming weeks, keep that in mind.

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3) Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns

Projected 2019 Stats- 100 receptions, 1,453 yards, 10 TD, 12.3 FPPG (18.5 PPR) ADP: 13.13

Let’s take a moment to appreciate that the Cleveland Browns have a top-five option at receiver for the first time in awhile. Beckham Jr. comes over via trade and immediately upgrades the weaponry at Baker Mayfield’s disposal, which was already pretty solid. Whether or not you think the Browns will be good, Beckham Jr.’s production is reliable at this point. As long as he’s healthy, which he has been for most of his career, Beckham should be a dominant force once again, this time in a new uniform.

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4) Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs

Projected 2019 Stats- 82 receptions, 1,406 yards, 9 TD, 12.2 FPPG (17.3 PPR) ADP: 36.61

Before getting to the on-field production, we have to note that the allegations against Hill were horrible, and it surprised many that the League didn’t hand down any suspension as discipline. That said, the League has spoken, and Hill will be available once more as Patrick Mahomes’ top option. That combination made for an explosive year from Hill, in which he averaged 17 yards per catch and hauled in 12 touchdowns. The projection system is expecting a little bit of a step back, but not much heading into this year.

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5) Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

Projected 2019 Stats- 112 receptions, 1,696 yards, 6 TD, 12.1 FPPG (19.1 PPR) ADP: 13.35

Fantasy owners everywhere are hoping a coordinator change will help free up Jones a little more in the red zone, allowing him to convert for more than just the eight touchdowns he snagged last season. Jones led the league in receiving yards last season and ranked T-3rd in receptions, but caught just the 11th-most touchdowns among guys at his position. The Matt Ryan-Jones connection needs to get better in the red zone to boost Jones to the top of the list. But, keep in mind, Jones has topped eight touchdowns just once in his career. That was all the way back in his second season in the league in 2012.

The Rest

With multiple receiver spots available on the roster for most leagues, it’s important to have a plan of attack that nets you a pair of solid options at the position. While the top guys above will put up massive points, the guys in the list below are all solid starting options that should be available for you as you plan your roster based on the picks that you have in the draft.

6) Juju Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers

Projected 2019 Stats- 109 receptions, 1,481 yards, 9 TD, 11.6 FPPG (18.4 PPR) ADP: 17

7) Antonio Brown, Oakland Raiders

Projected 2019 Stats- 102 receptions, 1,283 yards, 10 TD, 11.2 FPPG (17.6 PPR) ADP: 22.65

8) Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Projected 2019 Stats- 99 receptions, 1,515 yards, 6 TD, 11.1 FPPG (17.3 PPR) ADP: 21.65

9) Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints

Projected 2019 Stats- 125 receptions, 1,383 yards, 8 TD, 11 FPPG (18.8 PPR) ADP: 19.39

10) Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings

Projected 2019 Stats- 108 receptions, 1,381 yards, 7 TD, 10.7 FPPG (17.4 PPR) ADP: 29

11) T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts

Projected 2019 Stats- 83 receptions, 1,399 yards, 6 TD, 10.4 FPPG (15.6 PPR) ADP: 32.91

12) Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers

Projected 2019 Stats- 99 receptions, 1,331 yards, 6 TD, 10.1 FPPG (16.3 PPR) ADP: 30

13) Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams

Projected 2019 Stats- 89 receptions, 1,179 yards, 6 TD, 9.7 FPPG (15.3 PPR) ADP: 44.96

14) Brandin Cooks, Los Angeles Rams

Projected 2019 Stats-80 receptions, 1,233 yards, 5 TD, 9.5 FPPG (14.5 PPR) ADP: 47.87

15) A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals

Projected 2019 Stats- 78 receptions, 1,099 yards, 9 TD, 9.4 FPPG (14.3 PPR) ADP: 37.35

16) Julian Edelman, New England Patriots

Projected 2019 Stats- 88 receptions, 1,131 yards, 7 TD, 9.4 FPPG (14.9 PPR) ADP: 46.09

17) Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings

Projected 2019 Stats- 100 receptions, 1,092 yards, 8 TD, 9.3 FPPG (15.6 PPR) ADP: 39.87

18) Amari Cooper, Dallas Cowboys

Projected 2019 Stats-78 receptions, 1,070 yards, 9 TD, 9.3 FPPG (14.2 PPR) ADP: 36.74

19) Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams

Projected 2019 Stats- 78 receptions, 999 yards, 9 TD, 9.1 FPPG (13.9 PPR) ADP: 53.39

20) Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions

Projected 2019 Stats- 80 receptions, 1,196 yards, 6 TD, 9.1 FPPG (14.1 PPR) ADP: 59.45

21) Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Projected 2019 Stats- 79 receptions, 1,045 yards, 6 TD, 8.2 FPPG (13.1 PPR) ADP: 58.86

22) Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons

Projected 2019 Stats- 69 receptions, 856 yards, 9 TD, 8.2 FPPG (12.5 PPR) ADP: 61.22

23) Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles

Projected 2019 Stats- 75 receptions, 971 yards, 7 TD, 8.1 FPPG (12.8 PPR) ADP: 70.91

24) Mike Williams, Los Angeles Chargers

Projected 2019 Stats- 48 receptions, 743 yards, 9 TD, 7.8 FPPG (10.8 PPR) ADP: 75.32

25) Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions

Projected 2019 Stats- 62 receptions, 871 yards, 8 TD, 7.8 FPPG (11.7 PPR) ADP: 95.78

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New surveillance video shows the man police are searching for after an attempted shooting in Queens.

Police said the suspect pointed a gun at a 45-year-old woman outside her Ozone Park home and pulled the trigger.

The gun apparently jammed, and the man ran off.

A Queens woman stared down the barrel of a gun and watched her life flash before her eyes when the suspect’s pistol jammed. (credit: NYPD)

It happened around 6:40 p.m. Friday on 109th Street.

Police believe it was a random attack.

The newly released surveillance video shows the suspect wearing a different set of clothes.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

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WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) – The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act,” which aims to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2092.

The House approved the bill earlier this month, but it stalled in the Senate when Republican senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee raised concerns about the cost and oversight.

Today’s vote comes days after the FDNY lost its 200th member to a 9/11-related illness.

“[I’m] very hopeful that it will go through, it should go through,” Uniformed Firefighters Association President Gerard Fitzgerald told reporters Monday. “It’s the right thing to do.”

Members of the FDNY and Uniformed Firefighters Association are headed to Washington, D.C. for the historic vote.

“On behalf of our firefighters and first responders that came across the nation to help us in New York City, we are urging our senators to step up and vote ‘yes’ for the permanent authorization of the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund act,” said Uniformed Fire Officers Association Vice President George Farinacci.

Last week, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said there are more than 2,000 past and present members of the department with cancer and 10,000 with other forms of 9/11-related illnesses. That’s not including police officers and others.

“Over the weekend, the NYPD lost three of their members related to 9/11 disease,” Fitzgerald said Monday. “This is something that will continue to happen. It’s very sad.”

The “Never Forget the Heroes Act” was renamed in memory of retired NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez, who passed away last month, FDNY Firefighter Ray Pfeifer, who died in 2017, and NYPD Det. James Zadroga, who died in 2006.

If passed, it will be sent to President Donald Trump for signature.

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Thousands of Con Edison customers are waking up without power this morning in Brooklyn and Queens.

For some, they spent their second night in the dark.

Many lost power during Sunday’s heat wave. Others had theirs knocked out by Monday’s storms.

Outage Center, as of 7 a.m.:

The storms caused a downpour on the tracks at the Jay Street subway station, and even the platform was flooded out at Prospect Park. Cellphone video from Carroll Street and Fourth Avenue in Park Slope showed car tires submerged in water.

Con Ed trucks have become an all-too-familiar sight in East Flatbush, where utility crews responded to a manhole fire early this morning on East 92rd Street.

“I was inside sleeping and I smelled smoke, called 911,” resident Donet Austin told CBS2.

We have restored more than 99% of the 33K customers affected by yesterday's outage in southeast BK neighborhoods. Now we're working to restore about 11K outages from tonight's thunderstorms. More details shortly pic.twitter.com/vWCYZXdBJY

— Con Edison (@ConEdison) July 23, 2019

The severe weather created 11,000 new outages for Con Ed, making things worse for residents and putting further pressure on the utility.

“It’s very uncomfortable in the house,” resident Chayim Zylbernagel said.

At La Torre Deli on Flatbush Avenue, the damage was already done. Bags of meat and ice cream had to be thrown out, and the shelves were bare after the prolonged outages cause the food to spoil.

“Everything is garbage,” owner Gonzalo Ramos said.

MORE: CBS2 Grills Con Edison Over This Past Weekend’s Crippling Power Outages

It was a similar scene next door at Aliotta Pastry Shop. With each tray of cookies and cakes they threw out, money was going in the garbage, too.

“One, two, three shelves already. The gelato is gone,” said one worker. “Businesses, workers, all of this going to waste.”

Con Ed said for some residents in Brooklyn and Queens, the power won’t be restored until late this evening.

A flash flood watch is in effect this morning as the rain continues to come down. Click here to check the latest forecast.

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SAYERVILLE N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A flash flood warning is in effect this morning after powerful storms pummeled the area overnight.

Nearly 250,000 customers are waking up without power across New Jersey.

Outage Center, as of 5 a.m.:

After days of extreme heat, large chunks of hail suddenly rained down Monday – everywhere from Oakland, to Franklin Lakes to Seaside Heights.

Heavy wind could be heard and felt at the beach, which sat under an ominous storm cloud.

Watch: CBS2’s Tuesday Morning Forecast 

In Woodbridge, cars were left stranded in flooded streets.

“I’ve been here since ’96, so we’re kind of used to it, but the problem is some of the newer people that have moved in are really having trouble,” Woodbridge resident George Weber told CBS2. “There’s so much pressure that it’s pushing back up into the sewers. It’s popping the caps up, and their basements are flooding.”

Our administration is tracking the outages across New Jersey that have resulted in over 300,000 blackouts caused by this evening’s line of powerful storms. @NJBPU is working closely with utilities and requesting mutual assistance in the assessment and restoration effort.

— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) July 23, 2019

In Howell Township, neighbors were left with structural damage. The high school dugout’s fence and cinder blocks were knocked over.

The storm resulted in uprooted trees, like one that fell onto a house. On Locust Avenue, several 70-year-old locust trees had branches and limbs shorn off.

A tree fell onto a home in Howell Township when powerful storms pummeled New Jersey on July 22, 2019. (Credit: Howell Township Police Department/Facebook)

“It was pretty crazy, it was really wild. You can see all these trees are destroyed,” Howell resident Steven Donaghue said. “My wife, she checked with the radar, and apparently it came right through the area. I don’t know if it was a twister or microburst or what have you, but it was pretty cool.”

The flash flood warning will be in effect until 7 a.m., but the rain and residual flooding could be an issue all day.

Click here to check the latest forecast.

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