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good evening i'm chris may. aim diana rocco in for jessica keen tonight. meteorologist kathy orr has been closely watching the radar what can we expect. >> frequent lightening, downpours and in some cases damaging wind. you can see that line of severe storms moving our way. this is a severe then are storm watch in effect through northern pennsylvania and to the north and east but we have a severe thunderstorm warning in effect believe it or in the for lehigh valley, berks county and northern part of the montgomery county. thinks the line that we're talking with with close to a thousand lightening strikes, just in three count ace loan. as we zoom in you can see some lightening and also some hail indicators near allentown and this one in northern lancaster county. these storms moving east at 20 miles an hour and at that speed they will be in pottstown by 6:28. franconia by 6:44 and limerick montgomery county by 6:50a lot of lightening in these storms and these storms do have potential for developing wind as high as 60 miles an her or
greater and history of quarter sized hail. severe thunderstorm warning in effect, for the lehigh valley, berks county and northern parts of the montgomery county until 6:15. if you hear that thunder and get everyone inside until we get these dangerous storms passed. heat and hood midty a big part of the puts well these storms today. heat index or feels like reading is 96. feels like 98 in dover. storm timing new through 7:00 p.m. and far northern and western suburbs in philadelphia and suburbs between 7:00 and 9:00. south jersey and delaware expect storms between 9:00 ape 11:00. that is very latest, we will continue to track storms but we want to remind you a night like this stay one step ahead of the storms with the new cbs philly weather app. check live radar and severe wet's leather and share your storm pictures with us. down load app now from the itunes store, chris. >> thanks, kathy, i will take from it here. share you're witness storm picks on twitter, use the hash tag cbs-3 storm, remember always make sure it is safe, before you snap that photo.
happening right now, the crisis in the middle east, takes center stage in center city philadelphia chopper three is live over love park at this hour, dueling rallies are underway, they are happening not far from one another. one in support of the palestinians, other in support of israel, so far things have been rather peaceful only a few minor incident have been reported. of course, weighing on the mind of the many on the rallies flight ban in tel aviv in effect. today faa continued that ban for another 24 hours. "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry is at love park with more on today's news, syma. >> reporter: that is right, chris, this rally, both are being held just hours after the faa ban. you can see behind me here at love park this is a pro israeli group, they are standing hundreds of them with flags, posters, shouting, chants, talk about standing with israel. as you can see the police
presence is heavy here. in fact, they have police bikes making sure in one can get on the sidewalks so that way this crowd can be at peace. across the the street on the other side we have on the 15th and jfk corner the pro palestinian groups. they are the ones that are also there with their flags, with their signs, talking about the same thing, irony both groups are demanding for peace but both sides are blaming each other for unrest. middle east conflict hits close to home as protesters from both sides rally stand with israel. >> we're here hear to unite all of the jews of this region to stand up for israel and its right to defend itself. >> reporter: hundreds of people came out to show their support for both sides. those who stand with israel raised flags and signs in have love park chant nothing sol
dart. >> it is not a way a country and people can live undercover tan reign of attack. >> reporter: across the street at 15th and jfk a similar scene with different flags showing their support for palestine kids holding dolls representing death toll among children. they speak out about living in fear of attack. >> which has resulted in hundreds and hundreds of dead and wounded people in gaza and destruction of one of the most crowded places on earth. >> reporter: some say they want to put politics and religion aside and focus on the many lives lost in the this battle. >> enough killing, enough murdering of jews and arab destruction. we need to make peace of mutual recognition of both peoples right to independence and freedom. >> reporter: again, both sides out here, in love park and 15th and jfk. both demanding support, and peace. but again they are blaming each other side for the unrest. as for the faa ban, as you know, u.s. airways has one
flight to israel each day. today had flight would have been at 8:00. that has been canceled. u.s. airways spokesperson says that they will resume flights, once the faa has removed that ban. we are live from love park syma chowdhry for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> same, thank you. with the military police escort remains of some of the victims of the down malaysia airlines flight 17 made their way from an airport in the netherlands to a military barracks. that is where the task of identifying victims will begin. it is a process that could take weeks. close to 300 people died when that plane was shot down over ukraine last week. "cbs evening news" with scott pelley will have much more on this day of mourning in the netherland and more on the crisis in the middle east, broadcast starts at 6:30 right here after "eyewitness news" at 6:00. now to a fast food worker in delaware count a accused of serving up drugs along with the burgers and fries. police say suspect work at mcdonald's on west lancaster
avenue in wayne. walt hunter is live at radnor township police headquarters with the details on this one, walt. >> reporter: radnor police necessity how often, how quickly crack dealing can lead to violence. so when they got a tip, in early june that a worker in the busy mcdonald's on the main line was dealing crack they moved quickly with an under cover operation and last night they moved in and made at rest. at this busy mcdonald's on the main line, police say 29 year-old allen trammel was doing more than just making burgers, he was selling crack cocaine. >> he would walk out in the parking lot, at which time he would sell crack cocaine, in package form to the under cover officers. >> crazy, absolutely crazy. it just doesn't happen here. >> reporter: customers were surprised to learn trammel was arrested in the parking lot tuesday evening, his pockets allegedly pulled with 57 bags holding crack, long with more
than $150 in cash. under cover officers moving in after police say they made four buys going back to june 11th. >> crazy, outrageous. it is outrageous. you don't know what to think. >> reporter: among concerns police say trammel allegedly handling cocaine as he was preparing food. >> we're removing this individual from the community. we don't stand for this type of activity. >> reporter: finally records show trammel as a twice convicted drug deal shore served time in prison. when we reached out for the mcdonald's's owner for comment and whether background checks are performed, she e mailed i take allegations such as these very seriously, however it would be inappropriate for me to comment upon either a pending police matter or any employment related matters. and neither trammel nor his legal representatives was available to respond to our request for comment. for now the suspect is being held in delaware county prison
in lieu of $100,000 cash bail. live from radnor i'm walt hunter, cws3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks, wall. five former philadelphia traffic court judges accused of fixing tickets were clears of most charges today. jury cleared former judges michael lowery, robert mulgrew, willie single try, michael sullivan and thomassin tynes of charges of conspiracy mail and wire fraud. however the injuriry did quickliry, mulgree, single try and tynes for lying to the grand jury and investigators. >> it wasn't the verdict that we hoped for but we accept the jury's verdict in this case. >> it has been two years of stress, strain. it has been very difficult for myself and my family. >> i don't know, i will appeal this decision. they said we were not guilty and doing anything wrong but how can i make a wrong statement in the jury. that don't make sense. >> reporter: prosecutors portrayed traffic court as full of krone iism where family and friend got special treatment.
chester county magistrate judge mark bruno and businessman robert moy were acquitted on conspiracy charges in connection with this case. the the the for nazi war crime suspect gentlemen hand briar says his client has died. eighty-nine year-old northeast philadelphia resident was awaiting extradition to germany. briar died on the same day a judge issued an ordered granted a request for his extradition. german prosecutors were hoping to try briar on charges of aiding in the murder of more than 200,000 jews at auschwitz death camp. he was arrested at his philadelphia home last month, and was in federal custody. well, netter providence police net your help to try to find a man tried to lure a teenage girl this happened yesterday morning on providence road. police say that man told that girl he was not familiar with the area, and asked her to get in the car with him. she said no, and then walked away. police released this sketch
of the suspect today, describe as a white male around 30 years of age with short dirty blonde hair and a mustache. if you recognize him you you are asked to call the nether providence police. welshes hundreds of hotel guests in center city philadelphia got an unexpect wake up call today. part of the sheraton downtown hotel d helped keep everyone calm and there were no serious injuries. but guests were kept out of the rooms for several hours. officials eventually traced that smoke back to a malfunctioning electrical panel. well, higher speed limit is in effect along a busy stretch of the pennsylvania turnpike. drivers can new go 07 miles per hour between the blue blue mound and morgan town interchange, it may not stop there. penndot today said that they will increase speeds in some other areas, as soon as next month. if this pilot program goes well even more speed changes could be in the works over the next few years.
well, it is fast, it is convenient, it is an easy way for sports, music lovers to buy tickets to their favorite event. cyber thieves pull off a fraud at on line ticket retailer stub hub, details you need to know coming up next, kathy? we are tracking storms with storm scan 3a line of storms with heavy downpours and potential for damaging wind. i'll show you when they will in a town near you, coming up. it is 90 degrees outside. doesn't feel like christmas so why was the spirit of the holiday alive and well today with the help of some familiar faces. beasley? the eagles start camp friday and second year right tackle lane johnson will be with them, but there is a twist. the phillies are back at it again with the giant tonight again, a few line up switches and addition toss report when i join you later for sports.
back now at 6:00 storms are moving through our area tonight. severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the lehigh, berks, montgomery and bucks counties is scheduled to expire shortly. meteorologist kathy orr is tracking more storms in our area, for detailed forecast is just minutes away. and we have a special report for you tonight on
"eyewitness news" at 11:00, it seems like so many people are consume by taking selfies at the ballpark, out with friends, people are taking them every where. tonight, we will show you a way that you can put cash in on all of those selfies. make some money while you're doing it. so join us for "eyewitness news" at 11:00 here on cbs-3. it is the the destination web site for many sports fans and concert goers, but it appears that stub hubbies also a destination for hackers. and what they did could be a growing trend among cyber criminals. here's "eyewitness news" reporter matt rivers. report report for this victim it was eagles playoff tickets, a philadelphia man noticed he bought and sold ticket to the game via his stub hub a account only he didn't do. that on one hack in, sold tickets and pocketed profits. stub hub sent him this e-mail acknowledging fraud and gave him his money back. it turns out he was not a loan. >> more than 1600 stub hub
user accounts were compromised. >> reporter: manhattan district attorney van ce junior a hundreds inned several charges in the cyber crime syndicate. starting early last year two russian nationals would hack into accounts and buy ticket. 3500 in total valued at over $1.5 million. they would then e-mail tickets to two men in manhattan and new jersey who with resell them. then that money would be laundered in canada and england. >> today's law enforcement action reflects the increasingly global landscape in which financial and cyber criminals operate. >> reporter: founded inned in thousand stub hub was sold in 2007. it is now owned by e bay a company with the own recent history of cyber security problems. back in may millions of e bay customers were asked to change their customers after the company said one of the database what he is hack into. two crimes are not necessarily connect but experts say user data stole men one crime can easily be used to commit another. >> for every single one of the sites and places thaw are doing business, be changing
your pass word for every single one and doing it on a routine basis. >> reporter: he calls this practicing good cyber hygiene, officials say there is still unsure how hackers furnishes obtained stub hub users information but in the meantime it is a reminder for rest of to us look out, on line. matt rivers, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". salvation army is celebrating christmas in july and hopes that the celebration will bring in the help many people in our area need. our consumer reporter jim donovan and meteorologist kate bilo were on hand to help ring the bells in center city today. this years campaign will focus on hunger in the city. the salvation army wants to remind everyone that the need exists, year round. and this just in from the national weather service we have a new severe thunderstorm warning in effect for lehigh valley, berks county and our northern western suburbs,
montgomery, bucks and northern chester until 7:15 tonight. right now you can see through our sky scam three that clouds are building as we look across ben franklin bridge at philadelphia and they will be moving toward the philadelphia area, during the evening period. down the shore catching a break with dry conditions, a beautiful day in atlantic city. here at steel pier but storms making it down the shore a little bit later tonight. on storm scan three we are tracking these storms with a lot of lightening that extend south of the poconos through lehigh valley, berks county, lancaster county and having moving east at the about 20 miles an hour or so. and at that speed, they will be in our suburbs quickly. lightening strikes just in this three county area nearly 1800 in total and when you track these moving east at about 20 miles an hour you will see they will move in our suburbs very quickly. pottstown by 6:39. limerick at 7:02. upper providence by 7:17. severe thunderstorm warning in effect for lehigh county, also
extending into berks county and northern and western suburbs until 75:00 tonight. that toss include royersford so please keep this in mine. storms will be near lehigh university around 6:40, glenn more at about 6:50. these storms have a history of potential damaging wind and capable of producing quarter sized hail. right now in philadelphia 91. here are rain dolled temperatures. allentown, reading and lancaster down in the 70's, already. and to the west northwest of that you can see the difference between this cold front. buffalo new york 69, cleveland, only 66 degrees. a refreshing change. future weather has a good grip on this line of storms that is moving through the region by 7:00 p.m. are close to philadelphia along that i-95 corridor. you can see it extending through trenton, philadelphia and crossing over river towards deptford. after that storms break up over south jersey, we will dry it out, we will have clouds for thursday morning. by after the noon we will see
sunshine and perhaps a few shore showers. oppressive as far as humidity goes, by tomorrow in that pleasant range. during the the evening showers and storms, some severe with heavy downpours and frequent lightening and damaging win. during the day tomorrow clearing skies, a high of 84. on the exclusive eyewitness seven day forecast and shore cast friday looks good, warming saturday, getting heat and humidity back in the weather picks tires sunday. it sticks around monday. then look at what happens, temperatures cooling down below average as we end the month of july. i want to remind new that i clear weather tomorrow orr at the shore will be live from stone harbor on the bay, something we have never done before, and we are going to show you something you have not probably seen before. there is a lot have of summer left to energy. we will show you what is fun down the shore. >> looking forward to it, kathy, thanks much. >> you're welcome. good evening, everyone. you are not going to look forward to traveling on the schuylkill. when are you ever really. lets talk about what we are
dealing w take a look at 76 around city avenue and roosevelt boulevard. thinks eastbound side of 76, we are severely delayed from approaching gladwynn all the way down through to 28th street, we still have an accident there blocking right lane westbound on 76 we are dealing with delays as well, this is i-95 in delaware county i-95 northbound accident blocking left-hand lane approaching 452, add to go volume in that area and expect rush hour delays and speed sensors in the teens in the usual spots, stay with us for cbs-3 "eyewitness news"
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substances. i'm extremely sorry nor mistake and will learn from it phillies and giants at it again, at the bank, aj burnett gets the start. fightins lost four out of have five since the all-star break. good news carlos ruiz is back in the line up and will bat fifth. he missed the last 22 games with the concussion. ryan howard will not be in the line up, been a tough season for the former mvp, batting just .224 with the .305 on base percentage the the toss he want out of philadelphia. >> when times get hard easiest thing to do is quit or, you know, try to give up or whatever. i mean for me personally it is just you work through it. it is obviously a character building kind of thing and you just try to work through it. >> this afternoon jimmy rollins and his wife jahari kicked off his new mission
thanks so much for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we will return at ten on the cw philly and we're back right here on cbs-3 at 11:00. the the dutch observe a day of morning for victims of the malaysia airlines jet shot down plus reports from the middle east as violence between hamas and >> pelley: tonight, a somber homecoming. victims of flight 17 are returned to the netherlands. elizabeth palmer is there. mark phillips is at the crash
site where rebels have turned over the flight recorders, but other evidence has been tampered with. barry petersen is with gazaians driven from their homes by the war, taking shelter in a school. >> reporter: people here say at least they feel safe, if "safe" is a word you can use in gaza. >> pelley: an american teenager tries to pilot a plane around the world in record time. dean reynolds on today's unexpected ending. and a place to heal. mark strassmann with america's wounded women warriors. >> it's liberating because it's just women veterans. >> absolutely. >> reporter: just like you. >> yeah, absolutely.