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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Tuesday, May 7

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    Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Tuesday, May 7

    What to Know

    • Water was the last word 15-year-old Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz said when he was killed with a machete in a Bronx bodega last year

    • Five dozen more measles cases have been reported across the nation, an 8 percent increase over the prior week

    • Britain's Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a baby boy morning and both Meghan and the baby are "doing well," Buckingham Palace confirmed

    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 

    Happy Tuesday! It's going to feel nicer than it did Monday with highs in the 70s, but don't forget that umbrella you may need it this evening. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.

    1. Woman Details Chilling Last Word in NYC Boy's Machete Slay

    "Water."

    That was the last word 15-year-old Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz spoke when he was savagely killed with a machete in a Bronx bodega last summer, a killing that rocked the city -- and the nation -- for its caught-on-camera brutality.

    The first witness took the stand Monday after lengthy opening statements from the prosecution and defense attorneys for five suspected gang members, the first of 14 to stand trial.

    Read more here.

    2. US Measles Count Soars to 764, Driven by NY Outbreaks

    Five dozen more measles cases have been reported across the nation, an 8 percent increase over the prior week as the case total in the U.S.' worst outbreak in decades edges closer to a stunning 800, officials said.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 764 cases had been reported as of last Thursday.

    It's the most in the U.S. since 1994, when 963 were reported, and has been fueled by outbreaks in New York.

    Read more here.

    3. Harry, Meghan 'Over the Moon' About Their Healthy Baby Boy

    Britain's Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a baby boy morning and both Meghan and the baby are "doing well," Buckingham Palace confirmed.

    The baby, who has not yet been named, weighs 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and palace officials say he was born at 5:26 a.m. Monday.

    He is seventh in line for the British throne and is Queen Elizabeth II's eighth great-grandchild.

    Read more here.

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