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. breaking news this morning we have just learned the baby of 26 year old megan doto, pregnant woman gunned down in frankford has died. hello everyone, september satisfy, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm natasha brown. jan live with more on the shooter on this case. first some of the other stories we're following for you today. information in the ambush of two pennsylvania state troopers, corporal ryan dixon died in the attack, and the other victim, trooper alex douglas; now awake and tracking after life saving surgery. lawmakers return to the state house today. that could mean a big vote on a bill to help philadelphia's cash strapped schools. those stories and much more coming up in a bit. let's start with your forecast, katie in the weather center. good morning. >> a little chilly, kate. just a little.
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>> if folks with just waking up, still anything. anything old up in their beds. first morning i actually came to work with my coat on. that's a huge deal. >> yes, it is cents. >> as you all know. >> right? because i'm always chilly anyway, so this, you know, this is definitely a banner day at cbs-3 when i show up in my coat for the first time. that will be something that you do need to keep in mind here today, guys, cool start to the day for us. we are going to eventually ends up with some sunshine, as well, as we continue to take a look at what's going on in the tropics. we actually tracking a hurricane, toe talking about that in the course of the day. dry lands, nice day, details in the next couple of minutes. >> to breaking news, we have just learned the baby after pregnant mother who was shot and killed in philadelphia's frankford section has also died overnight. >> well, the shooting happened in broad daylight on the 1500
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block of adams avenue. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo is live at police headquarters with more on of the breaking developments now in this case. jan? >> police say she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. she was innocent bystander, shot and killed, and to make matters worse, she was eight months pregnant. now, doctors were able to save that baby's life yesterday. remaining in critical condition overnight, but we are told that baby has died, as well. this was 26 year old megan doto, shot and killed in the frankford section of philadelphia as she sat outside of her adams avenue home. police say she was watching her neighbor, seven year old child, when the gunfire errupted. it was around 11:00 in the morning yesterday. police say someone fired about a dozen shots at an unknown target. now, doto was sitting hundreds of yards away, got caught in the crossfire, shot in the face. doto was returned to temple university hospital where she died. doctors performed an emergency c-section to save her baby's life, that baby again had remained in critical condition
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for much of the day yesterday, but we're told that baby has now died. meanwhile, police search for suspects, continue to investigate, they've been interviewing witnesses, they also questioned three people on sunday, but so far, no arrests. >> she was not the intended target, unfortunately at the wrong place in that share at the time the shooting occurred up the block. >> can you not let your kids play outside no more. like you got to be careful, watching them 24-seven. >> now no weapons had been recovered. again, police continue to search for a suspect, no arrests at this point. no indication of a motive at this point either. police however do believe that the suspects may have fled in a older model white ford crown vick. if you have any information, give police a call. reporting live outside police headquarters, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> now 4:33, traffic and weather together. good morning. >> hey, natasha, doo good morning, very happy monday morning, being set your way. "skycam 3", also, very quiet
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this morning. and we have a very nice clear sky out here, so that has allowed temperatures to just drop off like a rock. and your temperatures, especially through the outlying suburbs, are noticeably chilly this morning. but, looking ahead to real nice day, and actually real nice week, overall, just looking very quai net our atmosphere, flow has sort of slowed down little bit. we will only see one little hiccup along the way, call t storm scan3, next. no storms to track at this point, definitely in the locally. nice clear skies, we mentioned, to allow temperatures to drop off. little thin vale of cloud cover up across the pocono region, central pa, but won't be enough for even those folks to see warmer air as a result of. >> this so, looking around the region as a whale, this is chilly in philadelphia. it is to has been months since we've seen temperatures this low. 45 degrees in allentown, flirting with 30, a granted, see how we will do, another hour and a half or so maybe
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close to two hours before the sun actually starts to help warm innings up in mount pocono. >> this will be a morning that you and the kids probably need to take a jacket with you. we're currently at 50 in willow grove, 43, willow grove. the rest of the day the sun will shine, we will warm up, but only so far, 75 in philly. we'll keep you in the 60s but still bright sunshine up in the mountains, vittoria. good morning. >> good morning, everyone, i thought to myself today like i need an automatic start now. because it is getting chilly out there. yes, before you know, you're going to need to be ducking out of the house little bit earlier to warm that car up to head outside. but right now not seeing any major delays on the roads. so still pretty picture perfect. look at the schuylkill expressway, not too far from spring garden, eastbound and westbound moving fine, only few vehicles moving. same thing 95, and northbound moving real well, maybe headed to the airport to catch early flight this morning, no major problems, there delaware county center city area, far
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northeast philadelphia into bucks county, all traveling, high speed censors on the 40's. we have downed pole caused by accident earlier on the montgomery county closing south gulf, henderson would be your best alternate. mass transit, looking pretty good. >> $50,000 reward is now being offered for information lead to go arrest in the deadly ambush of two pennsylvania state troopers. corporal brian dixon and trooper alex douglas were shot late friday at the blooming grove barracks about 35 miles or so east of scranton. they were leaving the building during shift change when the gunman opened fire. dixon died, douglas underwent surgery and is now regained consciousness. governor corbett has ordered allstate flags to fly at half staff until dick sean's funeral. >> happening today, the last full day of gaming at atlantic city trump plaza. all operations ends at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. this makes four atlantic city casinos to shut down this year alone. along with the atlantic club,
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showboat, and revel n november the trump taj will go dark. layoff notices went do you have employees thereon friday. also happening today, montgomery county man stands trial for the 2012 murder of baby girl and her grandmother during botched kidnapping. ragu is accused of killing ten month old son she venna and her grandmother, inside upper merion apartment building. prosecutors say he wanted to hold the child for ransom, but the grandmother fought back. he is now facing the death penalty if convicted. summer break is over, the pennsylvania house of representatives will reconvene today. now on at jen did a, proposed 2-dollar a pack cigarette tax to help funds cash strapped philadelphia public schools. the school district of philadelphia was able to open its doors on time this year. officials say without additional funding students will go without several academic resources.
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the attorney general overseeing gm's compensation funds will announced to how many deaths and injuries have been tide to the auto maker ignition switch flaw. general motors confirmed 13 deaths, 54 accidents, but government investigators believe the numbers are higher. company attorneys say 100 claims have been received. families of those who died in the affected vehicles could be eligible for more than $1 million. gm recalled 2.6 million cars this year, related to the problem, which engineers discovered ten years ago. and, cancer survivors and supporters, all dressed in a pink, completed the susan g. komen three day walk through philadelphia. more than 1600 women and 200 men all walked 60 miles to help finds a cure for breast cancer. the walk for the cure event gannon friday. participants camped out inside the convention center overnight, and then set out on a very emotional journey. >> rough. but you think about the people who go through a lot more.
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those aches and pains aren't so big any more. you think about that. >> you meet a lot of different people, a loft friends, and great experience. emotional but great experience. >> three quarters of the money raised goes to cancer research and a training grant. the remaining 25 percent helps to funds local community support and cancer outreach programs. and there is much more ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, when we come back, new developments in the ray rice scandal. >> also, wilds fires burning out of control in the west. more of the incredible images coming out of california. when we come back in two
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>> diplomats around the worlds are in farris to come back isis. let's show you new video of secretary of state, john kerrey, arriving this morning, state department official says so far several arab nation haves offered to launch air strikes against the millitant group. french president, co-chairs the conference. >> this terrorist group has
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not only executed journalists, aid workers, but has also perpetrated, massacres, has committed autrocities against the civil yan population. >> this week congress will take up president obama's $500 million request to train and equip moderate syrian rebels. well, a boiler water advisory in effect for chester county. officials blaming water main break happened over the weekend on east south street. right now, there are no signs of contamination. this is just a precaution. after two days of negative tests, the ban will be lifted. well, cbs sports reports former ravens running back ray rice will appeal his indefinite suspension from the national food bought league. rice relieved by the ravens, suspended from the league last week, following public airs of video showing rice punching his then fiancee in a atlantic city hotel elevator. the baltimore sun also reports rice is considering legal
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action. well, this morning, several wild fires are continuing to burn out every control in california forcing more than a thousand people to evacuate their homes, one fire in eldorado county grew to more than 2,000 acres yesterday. further south, another fire burning in mad ear a county, has already destroyed at least ten structures, including number of homes. and better news at least in orange county where fire crews were making some progress against another fire there. it is now 50% contained. our time 4:43, we start the week on your monday, let's check our forecast, a lot lapping right now. katie standing by with your forecast, and she will check in with that any second now. hey, young lady, good morning. >> good morning, everybody, let's look out at storm storm s, we start things off. high pressure to place. and as a result that far we ends one plenty of sunshine here in the delaware valley
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all day today. not terribly windy. low humidity, just going to be one of those great hair days. but it starts off on very, very cool note here in our area. but great football weather, we know that for sure. meanwhile off to the north and west, latest cold front, not looking all that impressive. by the time it rolls through our area into the night tonight into tomorrow still won't look all that impressive while pressure, generally, keeps control this week. and as a result, we end up with, you know, very simple headline: sunny and cool, basically all week, with this wall hiccup along the wayment today beautiful. low or mid 70s at the height of the afternoon, but starting off from cool spot. then once this cold front does fly through, which against is late tonight, into tomorrow, comes with good timing, too, just couple of early morning showers, then quickly break for sunshine, so this looks like nice day, as well, overall, and all things considered. we look ahead to wednesday, similar story, cool day, high pressure, more sunshine, i mean, just keeps ongoing for us. so, i love weeks like this. i'm sure do you, too, just
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quiet, tranquil, pleasant day on tap here today to kick start the week. 75 degrees, i'm telling you, though, moms, dads, get the kids in extra layer sending them out to the school bus. because specially through the suburbs, it is a very cool beginning to the day. eventually, couple of showers do likely fire up. likely comes overnight. i don't think you have to worry about that messing with the eagles game. headed into tomorrow showers will quickly break, we ends up with sunshine, and then that's just going to be theme that sticks for the long hall. ukee, back over to you. thank up, and eagles getting ready to play prime time football tonight in indianapolis. look to go remain the only nfc esteem without a lost. nick foles and the birds will be trying to grab their first victory in india more than -- last time they won 1993, 20 to ten victory with bubby at quarterback. birds will have to contends with big time crowd noise, at lucas oil stadium, as women. let's go birds. well the late game last night, tough night for the
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49ers, colin through two late inceptions, chicago bears rallied from 17 points down to beat san francisco 28 to 20. j cutler through two touchdowns, 27 seconds. brandon caught three touchdown passes. the loss spoiled the opening of the 49ers new $1.2 billion stadium. the phillies were out west tonight, it is a 10:10 p.m. start for the padres. phillies blew a lead in the ninth inning yesterday afternoon. after jonathan poppell ban, gave booing fans an obscene gesture. tossed papelbon, papelbon came out to argue with west. even got little physical. phils lost five to four. papelbon said he was just quota jousting himself. end quote. natasha? >> that's historian i he is still sticking too it. >> average employee really want to climb the corporate ladder? the surprising result after new survey about the american
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work force. but first, here's a look at whwhat's chest on tonight on cbs-3.
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well now for another look at this morning's headlines, search for killer is underway after pregnant woman is shot and killed outside of her home in frankford. doctors performed an emergency c-section. the baby died overnight in the hospital. $50,000 rewards is being offered for the shooter who ambush two pennsylvania state troopers outside their bark and in the poconos. corporal dixon died overnight, douglas survived the shooting and is conscious now. the pennsylvania house of representatives will reconvene today, they are expected to vote on a proposed 2-dollar a pack cigarette tax to help funds cash strapped philadelphia public schools. our time now 4:49. let's get check on business news. >> mine watch's jill wagner joins us live this morning, from the new york took exchanges, jill, the markets
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finished lower on friday. what are investors watching this week? >> reporter: well, good morning, ukee, that the tasha. it is a really big week here on wall street. tomorrow the federal reserve begins two day policy meeting, investors will be watching for any guidance on when the central bank could possibly raise interest rates. right now, they're at record low levels. then on friday, the chinese e coppers site alley bad an expected to go public. this is looking to be one of the biggest ipo's in history, ukee, natasha? >> new survey that bus as mitt people will do anything to get ahead at work. what's up? >> that's right, according to career builds err most americans actually don't want the top job in their field, just 34% say they want a leadership position in their company, and only 7% have their eyes on the executive sweep. there is cents a difference when it comes to men and women, though, survey shows that 40% of men compared to
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about 29% of women want the top job. ukee, natasha? >> i think i will ' go visit the executive suite. see what it looks like. >> we'll look at it from afar. >> that's right. coming up after a short break, traffic and weather together. we do it on the 3's, stay with
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good morning, everyone, great way to start your day right now on the roads. real now problems at all, you may have few overnight construction projects here and, there but ever so slightly. let's look at the schuylkill expressway. eastbound and westbound, moving real well, around spring garden, center city, university city, and then even moving your way in toward the entire western suburb, no problem. ninety-five also there is shot
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broad street, moving well, if you are headed to philadelphia international airport, things look great there. it is nice and clear. if you are traveling on 95, you're averaging speed censors in the 50's, same thing on the schuylkill, 476, pa turnpike, 202, 42 it, you get the idea. montgomery county don't powell situation caused from accident, closing south gulph road at church road. best alternate is to take henderson road. also, as we continue the pa turnpike, overnight construction i was talking about on the westbound side of the pa turnpike between bensalem to willow grove. we do have that construction compromising few lanes, watch out for the guys and gals in the hard hats. you know what, kate, i have to till, pulled out lawn chair yesterday, planted myself on the lawn, bag of dorito's, beverage, i was good to go. gorgeous weather yesterday. >> football all day, good stuff. >> so nice. >> so perfect, that wind wasn't even kicking in, just felt great. you know, your a actually echoing what my husband continued to tell me all day yesterday. he kept saying i just have to say it again, it is so nice outside, it will be another
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day much like yesterday. if you enjoyed yesterday, got a lot today, too. of course you got to head back to work, back to the grind, back to school here today. but what nice day to do it. >> it is chill outside, by comparison, yesterday, and this morning, are the coolest days we've had, we've experienced here in the delaware valley since say june 1st or so. so, it has been a long time since it has been quite this cool. but, skies are clear. we're looking good. once that sun comes up, which will happen just about an hour and a half or so, we are eventually going to start rebounding. but look at the values. flirting with the three's right now, mount pocono, again, been long time since we've done that. 54 degrees currently at the airport, and nice calm wind for you out there. let's look forward in the forecast here, eyewitness weather three day forecast, next few days overall look good. now i know you got some clouds, a shower out there tomorrow, but that's generally going to come through with okay timing. i think it is mainly overnight into early tomorrow morning, that any wet weather moves n somewhat scattered in nature anyway. then it quickly clears. we ends one more sun, theme
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for better part of the week. >> here's a look at stories our sister station "kyw news radio" 1060 will be following for you. experts say the outlook is good for philadelphia's cigarette tax. make it through the state house, as lawmakers get back to work. as mayor nutter pushes the sale of pgw, long awaited public hearings are slated to get underway at the end of the month. and, exploring the secrets of the ben franklin bridge. trolley stops in elevators that have never been used. check in two, three, four times a day, "kyw news radio" 1006 on your a.m. dial. natasha. >> coming up in the next hour every cbs-3 "eyewitness news", breaking developments after pregnant mother is kililled by a stray bullet. >> also, power problems briefly shutdown popular a mousement park giving thrill seekers unexpected scare. >> plus a historic win for miss america, in atlantic city. what just happened for the first
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>> breaking right now tragic overnight developments after mother is killed by a stray bullet. now, we have just learned, her baby has also died. we're live with the search for the shooter. and, also today, it is back to work for law makers in harrisburg. the big issue on the agenda, helping philadelphia public schools pay the bills. it is monday, september 15th, good morning, everyone, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm natasha brown. erika is off. also, developing this morning, records breaking hurricane makes landfall overnight in mexico. the big concern as the dangerous storm slappings into popular tourist destination, katy? >> natasha, that's a side of the world here where we've seen some serious, a loft activity going on there is hurricane season. back here at home, they will, it is quiet as can be, and
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chilly for that matter. definitely talking temperatures, coming up. vittoria? >> loving your leather ballmer jacket. it is also very quiet on the roads, as women, take a look at the ben franklin bridge, no major delays headed into new jersey or down toward eighth and vine, hopefully stays like this. you know how it is cents when the sun comes up, rushes comes, in so just kind of waiting on it, ukee? >> torrey, thanks so much. morning, breaking overnight, eyewitness has learned the baby every pregnant mother shot and killed in philadelphia this weekend has also died. >> investigators tell "eyewitness news" it was cents a stray bullet fired on the 1500 block of adams avenue in frankford. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo is live at police headquarters with more. jan? >> reporter: that the tasha, ukee, police say she was sitting just about a block away from the shooting, minding her own business, watching her neighbors' young child, when she was shot and killed tonight make matters worse, she was eight months pregnant, we've now learned police tell us that baby has died overnight, all as they search

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