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this morning, news that a struggling atlantic city does not need, there is talk that another casino could be headed for closure. latest wave of violence between hamas and israelis showing no signs of stopping, this is the two sides battling it the out with rockets, even air strikes. it is saturday july 12th good morning, thanks so much for joining us i'm nicole brewer. it the is 5:00 o'clock. the lets check that forecast. pretty nice day yesterday, carol, what can we expect today. >> i think everybody should be here, for one thing. >> yes. >> i think it is a great start to the day. we are looking at pretty nice weather today. yesterday was nice we got up 89 degrees. today we will be at
88 degrees. little bit of the breeze but lots of sunshine still. lets see we have at the present time. have you notice that had big full moon outside or opened your window and looked outside, unbelievable the we will talk more about that. storm scan three you can see nothing in our area. there are a few clouds off towards the the state college area but otherwise it looks like a nice start to the day and it will be a very nice finish to the day too. 71 degrees in philadelphia. sixty-seven in trenton. 69 degrees in wilmington. cooler in the poconos at 62 and along the shore we have temperatures in the middle 60's. the dew points are higher then they were yesterday. slightly more humid to take. it will be increasingly humid over next couple of days. really not that bad at 62 degrees right now. you can see we are dealing with the super moon, this is a full moon this morning, the the moon is closest point to earth so it business 30 percent brighter and we have more coming on the 12th which is coming up tonight. the tenth of august, and
september the ninth. so lots of things to look forward to and skies will be cleared too. we have temperatures that will be getting just about to 87, 88 degrees. it looks like a nice day. we will check out that seven day forecast. i think you'll be surprised at some temperatures we will fine on that because we could be fining them cooler then what we have become accustomed to. this computer model wants to say there is a sprinkle and it says, again at 2:00 this afternoon. we will justin to see, do you see a sprinkle? probably in the but one of the computer models says, maybe. we will talk more about some much better chances of picking up showers and thunderstorms on the seven kay forecast, nicole. >> carol, thank you. a man is in critical condition this morning after stabbing in southwest philadelphia police were called to the 2,000 block of south 65th street near king sessing after new just after 12:30. that victim was rushed to the hospital of the university of pennsylvania where he is recovering this morning.
so far no arrests have been made. unwelcome news in the struggling shore town, there is now word that trump plaza hotel and casino may soon shut down. "eyewitness news" reporter todd quinones has details from atlantic city. >> reporter: we are still waiting to hear back directly from official from his trump plaza to confirm that what we have been hearing but right now we are told that warning notices may go out to employees here as early as monday. >> i have beg back and forth between being depressed and angry all day. >> reporter: new jersey state senator jim wheel an tells me credible sources are telling him that come september unless a buyer steps in or there is some kind of dramatic financial change trump plaza will be shutting down and laying off roughly 1,000 employees. >> i'd love to stand here and tell people particularly employees, don't worry, we will fight, we will save your jobs and i would be lying anyway you cut it. it is not a good day for atlantic city and not good news for our whole economy.
>> reporter: he indicates the closing of trump plaza would follow the down turn for atlantic city casinos since pennsylvania and other nearby states legalized gambling. robert gross is a publisher of the global gaming business magazine and says trump plaza has been lowest performing casino in atlantic city and he too has been told trump plaza is closing. >> they are sending out warning notices next week which is a federal requirement when you lay people off you have to give them 60 days notice and that is what they are doing next week. >> reporter: you heard this directly from people within trump plaza. >> not trauma plaza but trump organization, corporate structure. >> reporter: source tells "eyewitness news" thinks not unexpect but it may in the mean trump plaza will definitely close. in any case we are still waiting to hear back directly from officials here in side trump plaza reporting from atlantic city, todd quinones, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, closure of trump plaza is not a certainty but atlantic city trouble extend
beyond that hotel. the atlantic club casino closed its doors in club. tropicana and caesars teamed up to buy it and then shut it down. show boat casino was set to close august 31st and revel is in bankruptcy for the second time. its future is up in the air. at it peak in 2006 gambling revenue totaled $5.2 billion. the last year revenue was half that amount, only $2.86 billion. well, now to the latest in the rising tensions in the middle east, palestinian officials claim hundreds of israeli air strikes have kill at least 100 people and wounded 600 others. israel accused the palestinians of launching no fewer than 500 rockets from fast adjust this week. now that resulted in several injuries but no deaths. despite international calls for a cease-fire there appears to be no end in sight to military operations against those militants in the gaza strip. well from around the the world to right here in philadelphia, the conflict is
cause for concern. demonstrators rallied in philadelphia on friday. "eyewitness news" spoke with the local will woman in the mid of that conflict and our steve paterson has the story. >> reporter: the attacks are relentless, fear is palpable. >> unaudible. >> reporter: cbs-3 with the story on the ground, any amy addler head of the jewish federation in philadelphia describing how every day life has seized in tel aviv. she joined us via skype between silence. >> everything stops while you wait to see if iron dome takes care of that rocket. you can imagine what it is like at night to be woken up time after time after time. it gets to you. >> reporter: latest flare up between palestine and israel spark with the murders of three israeli teens. ignited with revenge killings, now spiraling into rocket barrages, air strikes and looming threat of an invasion.
friday back home, two philadelphia rallies pushing support for both sides, echoed in center city outside the the israeli consulate. >> this is not an israeli issue but a humanitarian issue. >> what they are doggies genocide and not a war. >> reporter: both side cited human rights violations, both sides calling the other terrorist, both sides placing blame. drexel political science professor william rosenberg says that the conflict is fueled by the extreme wing of both sides. >> you have the the more offensive israelis and offensive in terms of wanting to project power and they will say we will not just tolerate this. then you have the offensive palestinians the ones that want to take out israel. >> it is 5:07. new information, this morning that actor and comedian tracie morgan has filed a lawsuit over last months crash on the new jersey turnpike. minister again is suing wal-mart for negligence saying
they should have known driver of their tractor trailer kevin roper was awake for more than 24 hours. roamer has pleaded not guilty to death by auto and some other charges. a federal transportation report says that roper was on the the job for 13 and a half hours when he rear ended morgan's limo van. jamie mack was killed in that wreck. so far neither wal-mart nor morgan are commenting. a crash involving several vehicle unless southampton burlington county sent a child to the hospital. chopper three over route 206 near 38, two vehicles and suv together a camper crashed there leaving debris all over the road. injured child was flown to a hospital, there is no word right now on that child's condition. biggest name in basketball is now heading home, after taking his talents to south beach for four seasons and winning two championships, lebron james is going back where it all started. cbs correspondent jericka duncan shows us cleveland is clearing off the thrown for the king's return.
>> he's coming home. >> reporter: lebron james is going back to his roots, ohio native is returning to the cleveland cavilers. he made the announcement in an essay published in sports illustrated saying northeast ohio is a part of who he is, it is where i walked, it is where i ran, it is where i cried, it is where i bled, it holds a special place in my heart. cleveland fans have been waiting and hoping for this day, weathering a 50 year sports championship drought. even fans angry when james left are welcoming him with open arms. >> one of the greatest days in cleveland sports history the return of lebron james, awesome. forgiveness it is great. >> from the moment i stepped outside everybody is bragging about him coming home. >> reporter: james left cleveland in 2010 for miami heat where he led the team to two championships. >> we appreciate what he did but don't let the door hit him on the way out. >> reporter: on one in miami defiesed a a mural of james.
four time mvp told sports illustrated his goal, to bring a trophy back to northeast ohio and leadership and inspiration to a younger generation. jericka duncan for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". of course this means lebron will not be in a sixers jersey, philly fans say it is what it is. >> i think he is going back home, to get his own city a ring. >> he makes a lot of money and usually people in that position of their own free will. >> that is true. needless to say some heat fans not too happen bye king james decision to go back to cleveland, ouch. in fact someone defaced this mural of lebron and his teammates on the miami building. so does lebron move to ohio effect sixers? we will have more on what it means for nba and our home team coming up in sports. meantime in other sports news philadelphia wings indoor lacrosse team is moving out of
town. owner mike french plans to relocate to the city with less competition for entertainment dollars. there is no word where the team is headed. wings won six world champion ships during 28 years in philadelphia fans who placed deposits on 2015 season ticket will receive a refund. it is 5:11. it is a sunset that comes twice a year, you don't want to miss it. coming up next we will show you how new yorkers were treated to the phenomenon known as manahan on henge. a break through for moms to be, three is on your side with the new non-invasive test that can predict premature birth, we will
if he were a lobbyist... if they were political contributors... maybe tom corbett would listen to them, instead of cutting funding for their schools. oil and gas companies gave corbett 1.7 million dollars in political contributions. and he gave them a sweetheart deal on taxes that's costing pennsylvania billions.
corbett's mismanagement has caused a huge budget deficit. and his painful education cuts are forcing teacher layoffs and increasing class sizes. now corbett wants to give the oil and gas industry even more handouts. and what's he getting from them? corbett's keeping that secret. so pennsylvanians are challenging tom corbett to come clean. release the records of your meetings with donors... that you've been hiding. disclose all the contributions, letters and emails from oil and gas lobbyists who influence you. we've got a right to know who tom corbett's listening to. because it sure isn't us.
hey, check this out a pretty rare occurrence it is called manhattan henge, several times a year sunset lines up perfectly between the streets of manhattan. it was a magnificent show in the skies that had people, stopping in their track to get a look. heading to the big apple this weekend you can expect to see it one more time tonight the so mark your calendars. hey keep your eyes on the skies because once sunsets there is another rare sight to be scene. chopper with the friday night's super moon, phenomenon happens several times a year and it too can be seen again, tonight. and i snuck a peak at the super moon last night and then again this morning, carol, it
is just brighter, right. >> i'm shocked that chopper three could get so close, i had no idea it could go to that elevation. >> cutting edge technology. >> you don't need anything except a deck chair to see this thing because you look at this super moon, it is absolutely gorgeous. we will see it again tonight. few more clouds in the sky night. it is out there. it looks absolutely terrific. kind of a fun thing to look at. we will get another one in august and we will find a couple others scattered around. so looks nice out there this morning, the temperatures are pretty mild. we have 71 degrees at the airport in philadelphia. temperatures are circling philadelphia with the 60's. we have 69 degrees wilmington and in reading. sixty-six allentown. trenton at 67 degrees. right the at the shore we have temperatures in the 60's. so enjoy those, although, this is saying they're in the 70's. maybe if you get close enough to the beach we are looking at temperatures in the 70's right
now but you'll be finding them not getting that much higher today. we will be staying right around 80 degrees later this afternoon and ocean is warming up. i know week before last it was nice and warm. last weekend it was really coal. we saw it kind of merky water as a result of that colder air, churning stuff up from the bottom of the ocean but i think we have better conditions, as we go through the next couple of days. we've got ocean temperatures as we go through lewis, delaware 66 degrees. atlantic city area and beach haven, we've got temperatures from 66 to 74 degrees. we can enjoy those kind of temperatures in the water. storm scan three, a few clouds out here. i don't think we will find anything off to the west just marginally unstable enough that, could they see a brief shower? it is possible, but probably not all that likely. but most of it staying completely dry today. we have chances for some very strong storms, coming up, they will be likely, more likely on
the monday, tuesday timetable. so, with that front that left our area we are looking at temperatures today that will be in the 80's which is nice as high pressure builds in here. tomorrow we are in the 80's again, we will get some sun, clouds and we will start to pick up a chance of the shower or thunderstorm. those chances get better and storms get stronger by the time we get to that monday, tuesday, timetable, as the the front comes through here and temperatures will eventually be dropping down, as well. so we will get a summer break temperature wise coming up. so, this computer model, it says, okay, a sprinkle in one or two spots, not sure if that will happen at all. tomorrow though you have better chance west that but still not a huge chance. that will be coming in on that monday, tuesday time period, so by sunday evening off to the west, are there a couple of showers? it is possible. air mass is just getting more and more unsettled and we will keep it that way through monday with chances of those stronger storms and that may
continue as well on tuesday, 80 at the shore today. it looks nice. low risk of rip current. same thing tomorrow but make sure you swim where life guards are and we've got temperatures in the poconos that are going to be nice over the next couple of days, they will be in the lower 80's. so weather to enjoy for everybody. so if we can get this to advance, i know they are screaming in the control room, we've got temperatures in the 80's at this point with sunshine today. so expect these wind to be out of the south at five to 10 miles an hour, i'm not listening, 68 degrees, partly cloudy and mild and our seven day forecast, we have temperatures maybe as high as 90 on monday but what you'll note about monday and tuesday the chance of these stronger storms coming in. by wednesday, still a chance but look at how much cooler it gets. we will get down to the lower 80's by mid and ladder part of the week. >> i didn't hear a thing, carol. keep on talking. in the healthwatch this morning researchers have found a link between hot outdoor temperatures and kidney
stones. a study by doctors at the children's hospital of philadelphia found daily temperatures rise, more patients reported seeing kidney stones. researchers caution kidney stone cases in general have increased over the last 30 years. the exact cause of the ailment is unknown but changes in diet and fluid in take can increase that risk. also on cbs-3 health wash this morning, premature delivery is a worry for many pregnant with man but researchers in europe say a non-invasive test can help predict an early baby. cbs news correspondent tina krause reports from london. >> reporter: this mother emilie, treasures every moment with her three-year old son, finally, she nearly lost him when he was born three months early weighing just 2 pounds. >> when i was six months pregnant and i went if to labor, i literally had no idea it was possible. >> reporter: researchers in imperial college/london say a simple urine test on pregnant
woman in the first trimester could reveal whether a baby will be born prematurely or have poor growth. >> metabolism even at early stage in the pregnancy has an effect on the eventual birth. >> reporter: scientists analyzed samples from 400 pregnant woman and found those with specific molecules were at a higher risk. >> it is not one single underlying cause but each individual woman is reacting differently to lots of different things in the environment, diet, lifestyle. >> reporter: researchers say more study is needed. finally spent months in the hospital, suffering a heart defect and brain hemorrhage. >> if this new test has potential to save one baby's life or to prevent one baby from spending three months in an inn cue baiter like my son did but it is really worth investing in. >> reporter: after a rough start to his life, finally's mommies grateful, he is healthy again. tina krause for cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
beautiful little boy. >> 5:20. we are taking you to the movies coming up on "eyewitness news", lets take a listen. >> i'm nancy odell the fight against humans in dawn of the planet of the apes. boyhood tells a story 12 years in the the making. that is all coming up. beware of the blob this weekend a local town celebrates its role in the hollywood classic. we will be right back.
there they go, the blob, invades phoenixville. "eyewitness news" at run out of the colonial theater. it is all part of the weekend called blob fest, it pays homage to the 1958 film classic the blob. chopper three was over the scene for birds eye view, as we check with wes shank who owns the real blob about what makes this film so special. >> traditionally in the 50's teenagers were always portrayed as troublemakers, getting in trouble with the law. this time, the teens are the heroes, they are trying to alert the the town that there is a monster on the loose. >> all right. turning the the tables. of course get an up close look at the blob today, blob fest is in the 15th year, as it continues today, from 11:00 to 6:00.
5:24 right now. are you heading to the move thinks weekend? nancy odell from entertainment tonight shows us what is new, in theaters. >> don't worry about it. >> you want the bumpers. >> reporter: shot over 12 years, with the same cast, boyhood is unique film making. with the hardest part of the making the movie getting everybody together. >> working out the dates was a nightmare. the the actual performance and the characters was really, a passion project. you know, that part was easy. >> reporter: boy at the the center of it all, ela coaltrain when he started at seven years old. >> whoever i became, he wasn't going to try to shape me into what he wanted the movie to be. it was almost the other way around. >> reporter: era macing film making achievement is the apes that are the stars of the dawn of the planet of the apes. >> i need to speak to caesar. >> reporter: andy circus and
the team, revolutionized motion capture work combining technology and human performance to create believable ape characters. >> they understand how to translate the facial performance suggest, into the ape characters and all of the performances that we have given them are directed and that we have crossed, all together. >> they are so committed by vocally doing the whole thing thaw are taken back witt. >> war has begun. >> reporter: for entertainment tonight, i'm nancy odell now back to you in the studio. you can catch nancy odell and entire crew every week night at 7:00 right here on cbs-3. coming up next half an her of "eyewitness news" mysterious death of the hollywood star's boyfriend. we will have the latest on the investigation straight ahead, plus this. construction is underway to protect parts of the jersey shore from any future storms. i'm cleve bryan. we will speak to the mayor of the mantoloking to how this will
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beautiful if you get a chance to look out and take a look at it, if not you will see it tomorrow morning as well. there may be a couple clouds, tomorrow morning but you'll be able to see it. it is bright and beautiful. we hardly need lights with the moon as bright as. that we are down in margate and you can see ocean coming in on schedule with just a little bit of the haze but still very early in the morning. we are looking at temperatures at 5:30, 5:30 that are very mild and you can see they are cleaning beaches getting ready for you. if you bring something to the beach be sure to take it away with you. so that we can keep these beaches nice and clean. we've got storm scan three showing not much going on as we take a look at an early morning in our area this weekend. few clouds in state college. we have clear skies, every place else, just a big pretty start to the day. temperatures are mild, 66 in allentown. sixty-five in millville. it is 67 in trenton. 69 degrees in wilmington. we will zero in on philadelphia at 17 degrees.
in the 60's for the most part in the shore areas. then these dew point and you know how key they are to how comfortable it is around here. the lower they are, the more comfortable and dryer the air mass. sixty-two, that is acceptable, yesterday we had a dew point in the 50's, so when they are as low as that, this time of the year, the air mass feels great. at 89 degrees, yesterday we felt really quite comfortable. the dew points in the 60's. they will be in the higher end tomorrow and we will increase that humidity beyond that. our temperatures today by the time we get to noon 84 degrees. we have a lot of sunshine, one or two clouds and summer's average temperature this time of the year around here is 87 and we will reach that getting to 88 degrees. this computer model says off to the west could there be a brief shower? not all models agree with that but thought i would call your attention to it. we will look the at an eyewitness weather seven day forecast that features a lot
of stuff going on it and i'll show thaw just ahead, nicole. well, investigators say it will likely be weeks before they necessity what killed boyfriend of the the glee cast member. matt bendik was found unresponsive in a philadelphia hotel room on thursday. we know his girlfriend glee star becca tobin was in los angeles at the time of his death. "eyewitness news" anchor jessica dean picks up the story. >> reporter: memorial for 31 year-old club owner matt bendik popped up outside his l.a. business. it was at hotel monaco on independent mall that a employee found bendik unconscious in his bed thursday afternoon. he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. >> nothing suspicious, in foul play at this point. >> reporter: according to philadelphia police glee star's boyfriend seen here in tmz video last year was socializing the night before he death. he was in town checking out the philadelphia night life. he showed no signs of distress. >> he was here on some type of
business. >> reporter: medical performer performed an autopsy but found in clear reason for bendik's death and found no signs of drama next up, a, toxicology report. >> central detectives will necessity which way to go in terms of direction of their investigation. >> reporter: jessica dean, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". bendik's death comes days before the the one year anniversary of another death from the star of glee, corry monteith was found death in the hotel room in vancouver. it is 5:33. camden mother tells "eyewitness news" that she's relieved after the man convicted of murdering her son and raping her daughter is headed to jail. ozwald owe riveria was found guilty on all charges. violence happened in september 2012 at a home on wear street. prosecutors say that riveria slashed the throat of the six year-old dominic anduhar as he tried to help his 12 year-old sister. her throat was also slashed. she was able to break free and get help. >> dominic's memory will always be around him, how
strong he was to face this monster, animal that he is, you know, and justice was done. justice is served. >> reporter: riveria faces life in prison when sentenced in october. well, thieves targeting storage units are caught on camera. take a look at this surveillance video here. suspects forced their way in to 54 storage units at public storage at wheatsheaf lane in philadelphia early tuesday morning. thieves got away with an orange harley davidson trailer park nearby. an elderly philadelphia man is under arrest charged with ten counts of possessing child pornography. eighty-one year-old ramon ellis was arrested wednesday after an undercover investigation led to a search of his philadelphia apartment. ellis is held on 25 you this dollars bail. well, budget is taking center stage in the race for pennsylvania governor. democrat tom wolf visited montgomery county yesterday, and azamat math rivers report he took that opportunity to criticize the leadership of the republican governor tom
corbett. >> reporter: it was baseball and budget talks in norristown friday as democrat tom wolf toured chandler bats a successful baseball bat company in montgomery county. the front runner made his appearance one day after governor tom corbett signed pennsylvania's new budget into law. corbett strongly criticized both democrats, and republicans, for not including pension reform in this years budget. >> it is time to stop talking around edges and inact meaningful reform. >> reporter: corbett says it is necessary to close pennsylvania's $1.6 billion budget gap but his challenger says criticizing the legislature is not away to achieve reform. >> it is not the way a governor should behave especially with his own party. >> reporter: wolf offered no specific solution when asked how he would change the system. in a new attack ad governor corbett pounded. while wolf has not yet released an ad that will change soon, the race will be one of the most watched nationwide and millions will
be spent on both sides to try to take the governor's mansion. expect budget issues to remain top of mind throughout the campaign, not the least of which will be education funding. before wolf left the bat company here in norristown we asked him if he sports spending $2 a tax cigarette tax in philadelphia that with go towards public schools. he wouldn't directly answer the question though only saying it is regrettable that philadelphians have to make that choice in the first place. we're in norristown, matt rivers, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". centers for disease control takes action in the wake of the anthrax scare and other safety problems. the cdc has shut down two research labs, an incident last month at one lab in atlanta could have exposed workers in three labs to anthrax. a second problem earlier this year involved deadly bird flu. now the cdc says it has also stopped practice of shipping highly dangerous germs. we will send you back, that is the new warning from the u.s. to immigrants who
illegally try to cross border. the home land security department announced it is working to open up new detention facilities. the goal to more quickly deport illegal immigrants fleeing poverty extortion in central america. it is a special day for camden county world war two veteran. "eyewitness news" in cherry hill as edward mar teen owe was presented with the camden county service medal and state combat medal. mar teen owe served as 309th combat engineers. he was wounded during the battle of the bulge and earned a purple heart for his bravery. the camden county service medalled walling created to honor men and women who made the county proud of their service. crews are beginning work on the giant see sees wall to protect a new jersey shore town devastated by hurricane sandy. "eyewitness news", new jersey reporter, cleve bryan, was there. >> reporter: checking on his new home in mantoloking steve law visibly remembers what steve law did to his last
house. >> tore tonight to three pieces. >> reporter: in all american 100 homes were wiped away or demolished in mantoloking because of sandy. only a fraction on have rebuilt so far but something very big just got underway which could change that. construction began this week on the three and a half mile sea wall in mantoloking and brick township. >> we feel that this will give people confidence to rebuild. >> reporter: hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent to rebuild route 35 corridor along the sea shore in ocean county. large scale dune project is planned for february but first comes the the sea wall which will serve as a last resort against the storms. >> they are 45-foot long being driven 30 feet below sea level. >> reporter: this area was under 20 feet of water after sandy but when this project is done there will be a double layer of protection, 22 feet above sea level what we are saying to the people of mantoloking is we have fix the beach. it will not be a threat anymore. >> reporter: local officials say they hope to receive more
application force construction permits from people ready to rebuild. >> now that they have the sea wall i'm feeling good about it but i was nervous because it is a big investment. we have had no protection before. new we do. >> reporter: sea wall should be complete by the fall n mantoloking, cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". five there 39 right now. warning for visitors to the popular new jersey lake. coming up next people are worried after an enormous snake is spotted lurking in the water. also ahead the great american cup cake craze, has it crumbled? why the country's largest specialty cup cake chain has closed all of its stores. a confidentable start to our saturday, carol will tell us what we can expect this
if he were a lobbyist... if they were political contributors... maybe tom corbett would listen to them, instead of cutting funding for their schools. oil and gas companies gave corbett 1.7 million dollars in political contributions. and he gave them a sweetheart deal on taxes that's costing pennsylvania billions. corbett's mismanagement has caused a huge budget deficit. and his painful education cuts are forcing teacher layoffs and increasing class sizes. now corbett wants to give the oil and gas industry even more handouts. and what's he getting from them? corbett's keeping that secret. so pennsylvanians are challenging tom corbett to come clean. release the records of your meetings with donors... that you've been hiding.
disclose all the contributions, letters and emails from oil and gas lobbyists who influence you. we've got a right to know who tom corbett's listening to. because it sure isn't us. well, three people are hurt in the latest running of the bulls in pamplona, spain, none of the victims were gored but one suffered a broken bone. rain caused much of the cobblestone streets to be slippery even though workers applied that anti slick coating. weekend crowds are much larger at the festival, so far, four spainards an an american have been gored. i will never understand that. 5:42 right now. it is in the bulls but a snake that has people running in north jersey. a bowa constrictor has been spotted in lake hopackcan. at least a dozen times. fifteen to 20-foot snake took refuge in the nearby boat house.
animal control officials are warning residents to be cautious. >> what we're afraid office the animal, small dogs, cats, racoons, and i would advise people not to put their baby in the lake. >> that is good advice. >> well, snake that size apparently can swim 25 miles an hour, which is frightening. wild life officials believe the snake was somebody's pet that was actually released into that lake, wow. new york harbor has an unexpect guest as well, a giant rubix cube, but this is a lot less threatening. cube was floating on the barge as part of the celebration of the inventor of the popular toy, by the way. rubix turns 70 tomorrow. a special exhibit is on display at new jersey city liberty science center devoted to the rubix cube which for the life of me i could never figure out. apparently, just not smart enough, carol. >> i could barely figure out much less to turn them.
>> peel off the stickers as a kid, mix them around. >> yeah, no. >> not happening. >> no, unfortunately i have no idea. nicole, look at how nice it looks. it will be looking beautiful at the shore. ocean water temperature is warming up a little bit which is to the benefit of everybody who likes get their feet warm in the ocean. so we are looking at a nice start the two take in atlantic city. if you are in reading you have a very nice start the two day there too. 71 degrees there right now. it looks like pleasant conditions for all of us in just about every single location. calm wind up in the poconos, a temperature of 62 degrees. in philadelphia 71. wind are light out of the south at 3 miles an hour and in atlantic city 65 degrees. calm wind there. not much going on as far as stirring up the atmosphere at this point with these calm wind. temperature 60's and just barely 71 degrees, through philadelphia right now. we will be getting to where we should this be time of the year and that is in the upper 80's and we will be reaching that number in every single
location, except for the shore where it is a little bit cooler. now, you probably could not help but notice or at least hear all of the buzz about about this, the full moon that is out there, full moon that we're seeing out there this morning and you saw it last night. the moon is 30 percent closer to the earth. it is closest point. well, it is the closest point to the earth and making it 30 percent brighter. we have had another super moon tonight that you can sianni also another one on august the tenth and september the ninth. so several opportunities to view this beauty and it is really just something to see. storm scan three, all right, we've got these clouds, they are not menacing at all, they are out there, they are off to the west but you can see they would like to come through here. do we see a couple clouds along with a lot of sunshine and probably a lot of sunshine and one or two clouds. area to the west of philadelphia just marginally unstable enough that would one of those clouds drop a little brief shower? it is possible.
so, not likely but still it is possible. high pressure in charge of the weather, temperatures get in the upper 80's but we are watching a front coming through here. it is in the here tomorrow but again, with it lurking and approaching and a warm fronting go through and that sort of thing tomorrow we could be picking up another chance of a shower, on sunday, and then by monday, the cold front comes through here, this is when we will start to pick up chances of these stronger storms and that storm threat continues right here through tuesday as this front slowly comes through the area. expect to find monday, and tuesday, especially with a chance of the showers, and the thunderstorms. and then after that front goes by these temperatures do start to cool. this computer model again as i mentioned just maybe spraying up a little brief shower, in the the a big deal if you see one. sunday you might see a couple of others, as we go through the afternoon hours and then by the time we will get to monday we are watching for these storms to come in here. now this computer model wants to not bring them in at this point or at least too many of them.
that is subject to change. monday, tuesday time period is something to watch. we have temperatures at the cher today 80 degrees, sunny skies, uv index of nine, which is high and a low risk of rip current but stay by those life guard anyway. tomorrow is the same thing, temperatures very similar. 88 degrees, mostly sunny, warm day, keep cool, keep your pets just as cool as you are, that can get hot out in the sunshine as you know and keep everybody out of cars. 68 degrees, partly cloudy, mild temperatures overnight, and then as we go through the next couple of days, 88 on sunday with the chance of the shower or thunderstorm, better chances on monday and tuesday. maybe a lingering one on monday and a significant cool down for this time of the year with temperatures getting in the lower 80's nicole. >> carol, thank you. amazon is officially asking the faa for permanent in mission to use drones. this is pretty interesting. it is part of the retailers plan to deliver packages in less than a half an hour. you may remember back in
december amazon outlined that plan on cbs's 60 minutes. well, right now faa bans drones for commercial use but amazon is asking for that exempts so it can test drones here in the united states. well, cup cake fans were crushed to hear that crumbs bakery chains went out of business this week but is there hepp of the resurrection. now the question becomes, whether or not the cup cake crazies fading, or not. cbs don champion went looking for answers. >> reporter: doors are locked and lights are out at crumbs bakeries across the country, the once booming chain grew too far, too fast. >> i was very surprised because i thought everyone came here. >> reporter: but in new york city cup cake fans don't have to go far just a few blocks away is magnolia still going strong. >> peanut butter and jelly one is delicious bye i love car on the as well. >> reporter: magnolia was part of the original cup cake craze but offers a more diverse menu and careful not to expand too quickly.
that is in case the industry once valued at $6 billion goes cold. daniel king works for a new york based consumer research firm. >> the trend can less six months to five years. >> reporter: the cup cake business may be getting weighed down by hefty prices according to analyst. these sell for $3.50 a piece. >> for many americans that is in the something they will be buying every single day. >> reporter: crumbs could in the sell enough to sustain the company's wrapped growth, it went public in 2011 and it expanded to 65 stores, in the first three months of the year the company lost nearly four million-dollar. >> i was than the surprised about crumbs. i feel like their cup cakes are larger and more discombobulated. >> reporter: as it turns out, crumbs might not crumble after all, a group has stepped into try to save cot and keep the cup cake craze alive n insuring, don champion for cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
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after an improbable sweep of the brewers phillies began their final series before the all-star break, playing host to the nl east leading nationals whom they trail by nine games heading in to friday night's game. that is grady sizemore just called up, led off, started center. no score phillies runners first and second. dom brown delivers with the gap tore right center field. marlon bird coming around to score. codey ash is waved home from first. yes, he beats the throw right there phillies take a two to nothing lead. after a sizemore single jimmy
rollins, to deep right, that is fair, that is gone. rollins tenth home run of the season. phillies up four to nothing at that point. bottom of the seventh five-one phillies, rollins again, solo shot his ninth multi home run game in his career. he had six home runs all of last season, aj burnett on the hill, very sharp, top of the eighth, gets bernard span looking. seven and two-thirds, phillies win six -two. their fifth win in the row. eight games back in the nl east. in decision 2014 came to a close as lebron james decided he will take his talent back to cleveland to where he spent his first seven seasons. james speaking of the decision to leave and returning to his ohio routes, told si.com my relationship with northeast ohio is bigger than basketball. i didn't realize that four years ago. i do now. four time mvp was taken first overall in 2003 by cavilers, here's cleveland's reaction and miami's reaction to the
news. >> we ran as fast as we could. lebron is the man, dude. we did it. >> one of the greatest days in cleveland sports history, return of lebron james. forgiveness is great. >> he did well in the miami, we appreciate what did he but don't let the door hit him on the way out. >> he is going home, man, good for him. i think it is a family decision. it was good when he was here. he has to go back home and do what he has got to do. >> lebron signing had a major domino in the nba. chris bosh, decided to stay in miami, signing a five-year, 118 million-dollar deal, and a player that had been rumored to possibly becoming to the sixers jeremy lin is reportedly headed to hollywood. lin and future first round pick will go from the rockets to the lakers. other big fish in the nba free agent, carmelo anthony is said to be deciding for a max
deal to stay in new york and multi year offer with the chicago bulls. very tall an athletic. sixers summer league action in orlando, nerlens knoll sitting this one out. thompson has had a strong summer. nice drive and finish. he led all with 21. then a player who made a good impression thus far, st. joes product, ronald roberts, with the air ball and put back right there. he had 12-point, 11 boards. sixers beat memphis 91-75. they win champion ship. they begin vegas summer league action tonight. that is it for sports i'm rob ellis, enjoy your weekend. gets to cross a big item off of her bucket list. she went z ip lining at 86 years old. accomplishment made all of the
more astonishing when you hear her medical history, a stroke, open heart surgery and she's completely blind. she says the ride didn't last long enough. >> when you get to be 86, there is not a heck of a lot of time left to do whatever, and we all have choices. we can live or we can exist. >> wow. >> she's living. check her out. florence went z ip lining hundreds of feet in the air, wow, that is crazy. what is next for her, how can you top this? she wants to sky dive, yeah, believe it. eighty-six years old. coming up in the next half an her of "eyewitness news" the latest on growing fearness atlantic city that another casino could actually close. also ahead new information about a lawsuit filed by comedian tracie morgan after a crash left him seriously injured. also ahead wifi theft how hackers are stealing your fur and the best place to protect yourself. and pleasant weather right the now, carol will return
also news that a struggling atlantic city does not need to hear is there talk that another casino could be headed for closure. latest wave of violence between hamas and israelis showing in signs of stopping as the two sides battle it out with rockets and air strikes. today is saturday july 12th good morning thanks so much for joining us i'm nicole brewer at 6:00 o'clock. the let's give you a check of the forecast. it will be a nice day, carol. >> i think it is. we have had so many nice weekend, this will be another one of them. we had more in the the way of humidity. yesterday not that much humidity. we were high up in the 80's scale at 89 degrees in philadelphia and we will be right about there again today just slightly more humid. doesn't look bad right now though as we take a look at ben franklin bridge, looks fine, skies look great, and as we move to ardmore we have a temperature of 58 degrees in center city. 4 degrees warmer than that at 72. not much in the way of wind this morning. we are looking at storm sn