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business, the the fire still not under control, the good news, it is that no injuries were reported but if you are driving in and around that area montgomery avenue remains closed this morning between old gulf road and iona avenue. >> it looks like they are getting a handle on it. >> hopefully. >> we will keep you updated. in other news, good morning, day seven and still no sign of shane montgomery. >> in an "eyewitness news" exclusive cousin and roommate of the missing west chester university student, are looking for any information. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch joins us live with the latest on the search effort there, justin good morning. >> reporter: good morning, nicole, yes. later this morning here in manayunk search for shane montgomery is set to resume. we did speak exclusively to his cousin and roommate who tell us they are working with the fbi and police to help find shane. they also happened ton among last people to see him. seven days and still no sign of 21 year-old shane
montgomery, the west chester university senior still missing, after a night out in manayunk on the day before thanksgiving. his last stop, kildares irish pub. >> he was in a good mood. we hit a couple of bars. we weren't like he wasn't knee breaked or anything. >> reporter: his cousin tim whitman was among the the last to see him. hain's parents still hoping someone with the lead comes along. >> people just don't vanish. people, there has to be someone out there that saw something. >> reporter: shane's roommate brian says he is also doing anything he can to help fine his friend. >> yesterday, i went back with the fbi, and we searched every nook and cranny of my apartment. >> reporter: over the past several days, there have been several search efforts from volunteers on foot to police combing the manayunk canal. the fbi is now on the case, too, calling shane's disappearance mysterious. >> what really makes this a
mysterious disappearance, you know, from our perspective is that we don't have have any information at all that leads to us believe that there is any reason shane would role trily disappear. >> reporter: so, the search resumes on day seven. at 11:00 at saint john the baptist church just up the street here volunteers will gather and later go out to hand out flyers, and, at the university where shane is a student at west chester university. there will be a vigil and the the reward has now grown to 31 you this dollars. we are live here in manayunk this morning i'm justin finch, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you, justin. in other news crews are awaiting for daylight to resume a search for a man who fell in the cristina river. three crew members fell in the frigid water near port of wilmington last night where their barge collapsed. two of the men were rescued but 25 year-old emmanuel gateling remains missing this morning. and new this morning,
philadelphia police are looking for would the man who robbed this mt. airy wawa. police say a woman in her 30's may have been high when she pulled out a handgun and robbed that store at germantown avenue and he got away with a hundred dollars. i-95 has reopened after ups tractor trailer jackknifed on the girard point bridge. it happened in the northbound lanes between exits 13 and 17, shortly after midnight. the there is no word on why that tractor trailer jackknifed, fortunate liz no one was hurt. it is 6:03. lets get a check of traffic and weather together and start off with katie. >> nicole, it is raining very light liz here right now on the die deck, not enough to really warrant the umbrella and that is what we will find out here today with these light showers that are still going to be, popping up around the region and in the scattered fashion. it is still chilly but warmer then it was yesterday. we are not seeing any mixing taking place on the radar, rather it is all green. we also have strictly green. we don't to have worry about heavier batches of rain that
will be moving through with this, again, mainly just some light showers and you know, if you are feeling lucky, you will not even see anything at all in the way of rain showers. but watch out for wet roads and damp travel moving out and about here today. in the meantime we have low lying cloud cover and the visability have gotten better since we went on the air at 4:30 here but we can expect to see visability increase with time. we are fining patchy fog up near poconos region right now. temperatures up and down i-95 generally lose 40's. certainly chilly but warm enough that it is just rain. meanwhile we head further northwest and the cold there and but in mount pocono temperatures have climb since we went on the the air at 4:30 this morning. taking it forward in the forecast we will expect a milder afternoon in general. not prettiest day we have ever even but does beat yesterday by comparison and where as we are looking at wet travel rather than icy travel, vittoria. >> any progress is progress. >> we will take it. >> good morning, everyone.
traveling on any of our majors so far it is not awful. but, as things progress, it probably will get awful. anyway we will take a look first at ben franklin bridge, no delays in either direction. things are moving well traveling into new jersey and pennsylvania, in major problems no matter how you cut it. things will change when that rush hour comes into play your commute westbound into philadelphia will be a little slow. moving now to the area have of route one not too far from the trenton morrisville bridge, look at the water droplets that the camera lens is capturing here. that will indicate as katie has been talking about all morning long, that will indicate slick spots on the road for us and more volume, then a usual rush hour. a as we look at our speed sensors we will drop down to 38. weak see that rush hour form 95 southbound around girard and will only grow. no major problems, ukee. new allegations against bill cosby this morning this time a woman is spelling out her allegations against the comedian in a civil lawsuit,
as don champion reports the woman claims, the victim was victimized as a teenager 40 years ago. >> reporter: new lawsuit begins bill cosby was filed in los angeles county superior court. in it judy huth says the comedian sexually abused her in 1974 at the playboy mansion when she was just 15 years old. on the night in question, cosby served her and a 16 year-old friend alcohol. suit claims cosby then told the girls he had a surprise for them, and took them to the playboy mansion. cosby told the girls to lie about their age and say they were 19. hut h says at the mansion she was direct by cosby to a bathroom within a bedroom suite and when she emerge he found cosby sitting on the bed, where she was molested. cosby still refuses to talk about the recent wave of sexual misconduct accusation as begins him. >> there is in response. >> reporter: in recent weeks more than a dozen women raised
allegations, no criminal charges have ever been filed against the comedian, he did settle a 2005 civil law out that claimed he drug and sexually assaulted a woman in his home. on monday cosby lee sign from the board of trustees from his alma matter temple university, so far his attorney has in the commented on the new lawsuit. don champion for cbs-3 eyewitness news. happening today, a japanese auto maker must answer to congress after it ignored an overnight deadline. an executive from takata heads to washington to testify before a congressional panel. this is as the federal government demand that the company issue a national recall. a defect in their air bags caused them to explode and has been linked to at least five deaths. also today a philadelphia city council hearing is expect to address the growing number of bed bug infestation is here in the city. councilman mark says he has evidence that bed bugs have adapted and more resistant to
pesticides. infestations can wreak havoc for homeowners in row homes where those bugs can half move from one home to the next. a delaware county teen will be honored for pulling a philadelphia police officer out of burning car. seventeen year-old joe chambers and another man help rescue office are mark kency last in have after his car just burst into flames. the delaware county council will recognize chambers today for his heroism. new developments in the hepatitis a scare there are concerns that children from saint rayfield school in hamilton township mercer county may have been exposed. lunch is served at the school were provided by rosa's restaurant and catering located on south broad street not far from the school. a kitchen worker at rosa's became seriously ill with hepatitis a which means customers who ate at the the restaurant or ordered take out are also at risk. hepatitis a is not fatal but it is, highly contagious. >> it is clearly on food and that makes this case so significant because he was a food handler and amount of
people that went through facilitate. >> rosa has a very, very good outstanding reputation in the area we want to keep it that way. this is an unforeseen thing unfortunately. >> this is a vaccine for hepatitis a and will be made a railable at clinics held thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. colonial volume tire fire company. just weeks before the christmas holiday and arsonist strikes at three delaware churches. fire marshals says crews first responded to the fire scene at healing hand church in kent county around 2:00 a.m. tuesday. as that fire raged on fire struck again about 4 miles away at manship chapel. crews put those flames out just as a third flier hit laws mennonite church at 5:30. investigators say the three fires seem to share common denominators. still to come former eagle troy vincenting before the senate to tackle domestic violence in sports and how the national football league failed in the handling of thehe ray rice case. >> first video heartless, gut
less, despicable, i don't think there was a meade for second video to impose a proper discipline. we failed in that area. >> troy choke up, hear what he ace about his own struggles with domestic violence when we come back. but first caught on camera a car goes airborne and it actually looks like it is doing cart wheels down the street. this is really disturbing. we will tell what you caused the driver to lose control coming up next.
punish those who are responsible. former eagles corner gang troy vincent now works for the national football league and said the league was initially too lenient on ray rice, for him, the the issue is personal. >> domestic violence was a way of life in my home growing up. i relate to the 20 million victims, survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse and every community across our great nation. >> the sports leagues say they are changing policies and educating players about domestic violence. meanwhile nfl player adrian peterson's a pull hearing resumes tomorrow in new york. he is seeking reinstatement, nfl commissioner roger goodell suspended peter on for violating the league's personal conduct policy. peterson pleaded no contest for assault charges for hitting his four year-old son with a thin tree branch also known as a switch. 6:13. here's traffic and weather together, katie. we will continue to see showers, sort of scattered across the area right now.
this is beginning of yet another frontal boundary. yesterday we saw a front lift through and now it is turning milder in advance of the cold front passage. that is why we have got these additional showers out there. that is all that we have to deal with is more clouds then anything but some residual showers and skies will start to clear out behind that by later tonight. that means temperatures drop off. we will take you outside to the live neighborhood network. 40 degrees at palmyra cove nature park and just over my shoulder, this should show the center city sky line but it is tough to make out because of the low cloud cover. obviously rain drops on the camera lens to go with it too. but today is a better day by comparison. it has at least a little bit milder, bundle up with a high of 54. later tonight we will clear out. by tomorrow expect to see full day of sunshine, few left over clouds but it is chilly. we will take the the trade off. friday more clouds then anything. and then saturday this looks like an indoor activity kind of day, watch a christmas
movie. i suggest grilled cheese tomato soup action. vittoria i'm hosting a party at my place. >> i'll be there. i'll bring chocolate chip cookies. do not think twice at that at all. that visual. better visual to think of right now then shot behind me. this is i-95 we are traveling southbound and starting to see the rush hour start to make its way in as you make your way approaching girard down through vine street expressway. this delay will only continue to grow. also in the shot here we will notice slick spots we have on the roads so it will make things slower. traveling on 476 this shot not too far from the mid county tolls, traveling northbound on southbound on the blue route we are not seeing any major delays and that really is the case if you are traveling around 95, 76 and mid county. speed sensors looking good besides nine five delays northeast down through the vine again only growing, nicole. >> vittoria, thank you. philadelphia's official
christmas tree will shine bright tonight annual tree lighting is at 6:00. this year it is extra special because tree returns to city hall after a few years of love park due to the construction. new york city, also getting in the holiday spirit, thousands are expect to turnout for lighting of the rockerfeller christmas tree dating back to the great depression. that tree will be on display through january 7th. we will continue to follow breaking news from narberth, montgomery county, fire fighters remain on the scene dealing with an early morning fire. you can see flames destroyed a commercial building, that is on the 900 block of montgomery avenue, so far no injuries or a cause. police are investigating an armed robbery at germantown avenue anal even's lane in mt. airy. eyewitnesses say female suspect appeared to be on drugs. volunteers gathered in manayunk for a seventh day of searching for 21 year-old shane montgomery. the reward for information on his disappearance is now, at
this is pretty crazy a car cart wheels down a street and a security camera captured it all. an a alleged drunk driver was behind the wheel at the time. the accident caused extensive damage to other cars and trees in that area. in one was hurt so that is some good news. there is no word on how that car became airborne. a family driving a burning car down a virginia highway
only to have two good samaritan is alert them to the danger. two electricians noticed smoke billowing from that koran i-95. when they drove their truck closer, an orange glow appeared underneath it. that is when the men knew the car was about to explode. the pair was then able to get some attention to someone inside that burning car. >> i saw her physically say to the girl in front of her, he said your vehicle is on fire. >> he was telling me to get over right then and i got over and when i got over i noticed the front of my car was on fire. >> thank goodness. >> that family says without those two men they would have been trapped inside that car which was ready to explode, wow. well, in sports sixers face an old front tonight thaddeus young and timber wolves welcome sixth tours minnesota, tip time at 8:00. if the sixers lose they will tie the all time record for losses to open up an nba season with 18. t wolves are four and 12.
come on fellas lets get this. to the ice flyers are also struggle but they got a goal from sean couturier last night to get an early lead on the sharks out west. first power play goal of his career but sharks tie the game in the second and then would win it on a break away and lose puck with just 112th left in regulation. final score two-one fly guys play the the ducks later tonight, opening face off at 10:30 our time from anaheim. well, phillies haven't made any moves ahead of next weeks winter baseball meetings in san diego. >> but one phillies pitcher is looking for a new home. phillies closer john than papelbon put his rittenhouse square canned owe on the market asking price for this 16.2 million-dollar. >> okay good that has got to be tripped up. he paid 4 million for the luxury 1706 rittenhouse condo in 2012. the condo has four bedrooms, three and a half bat and taking up an entire floor. >> he is living got life.
>> an entire floor. >> all right. >> 6:21. still ahead see how local college students are get something help studying for midterms fromm man's best friend. >> yeah. >> plus the search for a brazen thief, this guy goes to great lengths to steel that bike and it might not be the first time it happen. we will have that story coming up next.
good morning, be careful, there could be some fog in your area traffic ape weather. here's katie. >> a little showers and nothing major by comparison to yesterday. this is a better day but to start things off here we have plenty of moisture. you'll fine some showers on storm scan three and we are also finding some pockets of fog. it is not really widespread, but we are seeing that haze, develop here outside, for example at pleasant valley. up at broad headsville. in the poconos region typical
suspect area towards river banks, that kind of thing you might find that fog. but it has gotten better with time and we expect daytime high to be milder in the mid 60's way few lingering showers, vittoria. >> thanks, katie. good morning everyone. traffic is only continuing to get worse really. if you are trying to get, to i-95, from eastbound woodhaven road the ramp to i-95 southbound we are dealing with an accident here and it is causing delays compromising one of the lanes here here. it is a bit of the squeeze, can i, hello, lets get it out. anyway, lets talk about, if you are traveling on i-95 elsewhere. ninety-five coming from the northeast once you get there your delays practically down through vine street expressway and continuing to grow, 36 is your average on the schuylkill westbound. >> a new test program has philadelphia police officers wearing body cameras throughout the between the second district. it is part of the pilot program as pressure mounts for police to start using them. death of michael brown in
ferguson, missouri spark more conversations about the cameras. "eyewitness news" talked with community art vice and says many questions in brown's shooting might have have been answered almost immediately if the officer had been wearing a camera. >> all of this debate about that he grabbed the gun, didn't grab the gun but what might have been solved. >> septa police officers have been wearing body cameras since last summer and septa ace its experience with the camera has been positive. well, at first glance it a appears this man is unchange his bike, right ? but take a closer look he is unscrewing bolts of the pole and taking off with this. it this video was taken from northern liberty on november 25th. many cyclist in that neighborhood said they reported this type of bike swipe to police. >> he is really good at it. he does it all the time. fit is in the seated or solid pole in the ground and can be taken apart at all, don't go near it. >> if you have any information
about the bike thefts please call the philadelphia police. president obama wants america to know that fightinge bowl ace still a top priority. the president toured a lab at the national institutes of health in maryland yesterday where a team of researchers is developing an ebola vaccine. he congratulated them on their progress and urge congress to approve $6 billion to help fight the epidemic. every college students knows that studying for finals can be a trust full-time. >> um-hmm. so to ease some of that stress some listen to music, work out or take a cuddle break with a cute pup i. "eyewitness news" at drexel university where students are snuggling up to therapy dogs. research shows that the comforting k-9's can reduce stress and lower anxiety and depression, in college students and i would argue in just about everybody, right. >> for sure. where were they back in 79/80. >> i don't know but it would have been the perfect cure for
a ruff day, get it. >> ukee, gets it. >> okay. >> thanks, katie. >> our time 6:28. coming up in our next half an hour of "eyewitness news" a woman is now filing suit saying the the ledgendry comedian abused her when she was just 15. >> new information in the search for a missing student, justin. and seven days later search for shane montgomery continues and in just minutes hear exclusively from his cousin and roommate about how they are helping. also this morning a beloved family dog gets shot right here near his home and now family is demanding justice. vittoria and katie returns with traffic and weather together on the three's we will be back
good morning, we will continue to follow breaking news in montgomery county, fire fighters battling a fire in this building located on the 900 block of montgomery avenue in narberth. the fire has been burning for about an hour and a half now and you can see a fast signs store suffer some damage there but we're told all of these buildings were empty. moments ago we got an update from the fire chief. >> we got here, started our attack, we eventually had to pull over and do with a exterior attack due to the conditions that were deteriorating quickly. there was a water main break so we had to go out to find some more water. >> the chief also told us that two roofs have collapsed as a result of this blaze.
if you are driving in this area or have plans to drive-in this area of montgomery avenue remains closed right now between old gulf road and iona avenue. just a heads up in that area, we will have more throughout the morning. it is day seven, in the search for missing west chester university student shane montgomery. now some of the last people to sees him alive sit down exclusively with "eyewitness news", some of the last people to see him. the justin finch joins us from manayunk with more on how shane's cousin and roommate are helping with the investigation when it comes to finding shane, justin, good morning. good morning, ukee, yes, they tell us they are exhausted but still holding out hope that they will find shane, they tell us as you mentioned exclusively they are working with the fbi and police giving them any info they need to find shane. they also happen to be among the the last to see him. it has been almost now nearly a week of an intense search for him including a search of the manayunk canal as well as family and friend posting
flyers all over the city, an all hands on deck effort to find 21 year-old west chester university student shane montgomery. he vanished sometime early thanksgiving morning after a night out of bar hopping and his last stop was kildares irish pub. he got there just before 2:00 in the morning, and close to closing time and once he left, he was walk to the front door, by staff, which did include his cousin, and the bar insist that is shane was not drunk when he he left the bar and that he was in the over served. speaking to "eyewitness news", shane's roommate and cousin are telling us that they are working with the fbi and the police, doing whatever it takes to help find shane. >> the fbi needs me i'll go down there. if the philly police need me i'll go there. i'm just assisting in which way i can. >> yesterday i went back with the fbi and we searched every nook and cranny of my
apartment. >> and fbi says criminal until proven otherwise and also reviewing surveillance video from the main street area as well as we interviewing witnesses at 11:00 this morning at saint john baptist catholic church. volunteers will gather and go out to hand out flyers with shane's face on them and tonight at 6:00 p.m. at west chester u there will be a vigil in shane's honor. reward new stand at $31,000. we are live in manayunk, and, i'm just continue finch for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". 6:33. lets get a check of the forecast, not the prettiest update. >> at least it is better than yesterday. we will take what we can get where we can get it. today will be a milder day but we are tracking wet weather out there and even right now light fog in some spots too. we will show thaw in a second. lets start off with storm scan 3a good place to start tracking ago i have weather. what you will notice here is we don't have the whole mixed bag of colors showing up on
storm scan three. now it is strictly green, so it is light rain for one thing but strictly rain, you know, we don't have to worry about mixing in the poconos region. temperatures climbing well enough that it will stay above freezing, therefore any wet weather that comes flaw will be strictly rain. we will look at visibility. we had warmer air moving in. air temperatures closer to the to point temperatures, bottom line we have more sad rated air mass allowing for fog to develop and much poor visibility through lehigh rally for example. thirty-five in mount pocono. that is coldest spot, so a high here in lancaster. when any wet weather rolls through it will be strictly rain showers but light. we are not talking about a widespread batch of heavy rain, it is more scattered variety of showers throughout the day, maybe a few peaks of sun along the way too. you know, it is not prettiest day we have ever seen but we will take what we can get. it is milder, vittoria. >> we have that to look forward to at least. traveling on the roads with
the the slick spots that we have and new rush hour upon us, that definitely doesn't, and, and she and eastbound direction, trying to get to the southbound side of i-95, we are dealing with an incident here. you will notice a vehicle off an embankment and emergency teams are on the scene. we have a few police officers stationed on this ramp here so if you are trying to get from woodhaven road to i-95 you will run into this problem. once we get to i-95 run in the problem as well, out of the north east down to the vine you are slow the entire way. we will have breaks in that volume but generally speaking we are delays. traveling on 422 we are seeing that eastbound traffic built around oaks down towards 202. it is not in the full swing of the rush hour just yet but it is slow, 24 hours on the schuylkill, 11 on i-95. biggest pocket 95 southbound near girard and will be westbound at city avenue.
usual spots really. traveling mass transit the in delays and no major delays a at philadelphia international airport, ukee. bill cosby faces a lawsuit in connection with the sexual assault allegations, first time a woman claimed to be under age the at the time of the a alleged assault. judy hut h's civil suit says cosby took her and a 16 year-old friend to the playboy mansion in 1974 when she was just 15. after several drinks she claims cosby forced her to perform a sex act. there has been in word from cosby's lawyer martin singer. he a has denied previous accusations or said woman raising claims have been discredited. cosby has never been criminally charged in connection to the more than dozen woman who claim to have been drugged or sexually assaulted by him. a dog shot through the neck after a gunman opens fire in a delaware county neighborhood. this morning police continue their search for that shooter. investigators say it happened on clinton road in upper darby on tuesday. police tell our todd quinones that this is part of the
larger problem. >> hi momma. look at how beautiful my baby survived. >> reporter: bullet pierced through dog's neck and shooter agitated upper darby police. >> thing that bothers me is the moran that did the shooting could have killed anybody. >> reporter: in this densely populated neighborhood in the 6900 block of clinton street, someone decided to open fire, shooting deborah feliciaano's dog. >> went up through neck part and up through her cheek this block is full of kids. >> feliciano used her cell phone to document the recovery. the dog got out on friday after the husband left the back door unlock. she was in the the back alley when a neighbor heard a gunshot at 2:30. police say someone was concern about the dog they should have called animal control. >> anything could have happened, you know, you have to be a reallied yot to do something like that. >> reporter: mal o feliciano
says has been much more aggressive since being shot. she's recovering after surgery. the 22 month-old rottweiler pit bull mix was bleeding when a neighbor found her and brought the her back home and called police friday afternoon. >> i just want justice. i want to know what happened. >> reporter: police say it was pure luck no person was shot and killed. it is in the clear who the shooter is or what their motive may have been to open fire. reporting from upper darby, todd quinones for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". our time 6:39. do you want to look younger and live longer in the diet that promises great results we will have it for you coming up. plus millions of americans suffer from arthritis and it seems to get worse this time of the year as coal weather et cetera in. doctor jen is here to talk about possible treatment options. we have the list of the most popular baby names for 2014. >> what are odds that ukee and nicole made the list what do you think, ukee? >> you know what, long shot.
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dre, shawn diddy combs and celine dion round out top five. >> must be nice. baby center.com released its list of the most popular babe names of 2014. this is always interesting. as you can see for boys jackson came in first for second straight year by the way, other popular names for 2014 including aiden, li am and lucas. it comes from half million parents who shared their baby names baby center.com that web site. unfortunately we could not find ukee, anywhere on that list, top to bottom, no where to be found. >> can an anchor get a ulysses. >> that is a good questions. >> thank you, katie. >> one in a million good no room on the list. >> on the girl side sophia reigned supreme again, followed by emma, olivia and a va. surprisingly these names also made the list for top girls names last year as well, nicole, i hear, according to researchers, nicole didn't make top 100 but you are still
number one with us. come on now, come on now. >> how about katie, is she on the list. >> always. >> i probably wasn't on it just like ukee. we don't know. lets go take a look at the eyewitness weather watcher network a lot of fresh observations coming in, we will go out to a couple of them here. 40 degrees sent in by robert, one of our brand new, new byes as we like to call them there and yet to up load his profile picture but we appreciate the observation. 40 degrees out there he sent that in over last hour in langhorne. weather changing back to reality, he says by tomorrow, we will talk about that in a second. new castle county a lot of upper 30's reported, lisa kerrigan sent in 39 degrees, and seeing light rain showers as well. one more, 35 degrees sent from helen davis. precipitation has ended where she is in pennsylvania, and looking forward to a nice mild day. milder by comparison at least and her current temperature at least most recent temperatures observation in the mid 30's.
storm scan three is showing signs of life. we are not out of the woods just yet as we continue to track this system. so yesterday we saw the the warm front lifting through that is what is leaving now and then draped back here is your cold front, so that is what will continue to trigger these stray showers out there today but really just lingering rain showers by comparison to yesterday it is a much better day. quick check on you're witness weather seven day forecast very limited sunshine today and few left over showers. tomorrow chilly and dry but rainy saturday coming up. vittoria. so we're still dealing with the same story traveling on 63, woodhaven road in the north east really not too far from the franklin mills mall, heading eastbound trying to get to the southbound side of i-95 you will notice a very long waiting line. what you could do trying to get to 95 take woodhaven to the roosevelt boulevard, jump on the boulevard, continuing in the southbound direction and then you can hop on i-95 at harbison avenue which turns
into aramingo. might be a good alternate. we have delays here and a vehicle went off in the embankment associated with this accident. pretty active scene. once you get to i-95 you are delayed from the northeast down to the vine street expressway. we are seeing heavier volume westbound on 76 at it is i avenue n major delays for mass transit, nicole. thanks, vittoria. most of us are constantly on the go this time of the year but our muscle aches and joint pains slowing down your daily routine. >> it could be on set of arthritis. how to diagnosis and are there steps to manage pain, family physician doctor jen cuddle is on call with advice for us. hi doctor good morning to us. >> good morning good everybody has aches to pains, from time to time, how do we know when it is one of the righteous brothers, art a right, how do we know. >> that is a good point. arthritis. lets talk about what arthritis is. it is just a general term for
joint inflammation but doesn't tell us what type. there are over a hundred different types of arthritis and one of the most common types of arthritis is osteoarthritis. >> i had that in my hip. >> that is osteoarthritis is wear and tear in the joint. cartilage gets worn down. ligaments and tendons can ab affect to. it is most common cause, 27 million americans have osteoarthritis a lot of track and basketball coming up. >> that is a risk factor. you are right. over use injuries, repetitive use athletes and other risk factors but those people may be prone to arthritis osteoarthritis. >> this is a common complaint though do a lot of people experience it. >> they do. i'm a family doctor. people come in every day with arthritic complaints. commonplacees hands, knees, hip, ukee mentioned the hips but the complaints that people have is they complain of joint pain, stiffness.
they often have worse in the morning time. they may get swelling of the joints and cracking or grinding and the thing that is troublesome is when it keeps us from doing what we want to do in living our daily life good other than surgery what are treatment options. >> there is a lot of treatment options, we think of surgery often as a last resort. it depend on your diagnosis. great over counter medications as well as prescriptions but not just pills but topical cremes, injections. >> do cremes work. >> they can, they are medicated cremes. they can be helpful. but sometimes osteopathic manipulative therapy, massage, acupuncture that may work for back pain as well. >> my mom says he can tell when it will rain because she will feel tonight her joints. is this a myth or is this true. >> i have so many patients that tell me that, family members as well. i was looking at the evidence on this to see what kind have of evidence is behind this. the it is safe to say there air lot of people that can feel weather change nothing their joints but it is not
everybody. not everybody with osteoarthritis is able to do this. some people do experience that. >> i was ready to put storm scan out of business before my hip surgery. i cold tell you all the time. it would get achy and maybe a day or so before we got some type of weather. >> you are doing better, your hippies doing better now. >> doctor sharky rothman in the house, indeed but thanks, doctor, very good stuff indeed. mediterranean diet could help you age slower. new study in the the british medical journal says diet can reduce signs of aging. researchers also showed the diet filled with a mix of fresh fruits, veggies and healthy proteins can lead to other health benefits like lower risk of heart disease. >> eating fruits and veggies goodies for your diet. >> pricing. >> all right. >> 6:49. there is a lot coming up on cbs this morning. >> gayle king joins us from new york with a preview. >> hi ukeelee and nicole does mediterranean diet help your
hip. >> welshing my other one goodies too so i'm all right right now. i'm good now. >> i'm glad you are all right. good to see you guys. we're in southern california where heaviest rain in months is threatening to cause more mud slides. plus woman defying the law to drive. holy williams shook off her government escorts to meet one of the people behind the movement. co founder of pay pal is in studio 57 that could replace your credit card. the news is back in the morning we will see you, in about ten minutes and counting from now, back to you guys. >> count down is on. >> by the way gayle, loving those glasses. >> thank you. >> they are sharp good take dare, have a good day. >> earlier this week a couple hundred people spent the night at kelly's taproom in bryn mawr. >> this weeks story of brotherly love philadelphia treats for troops. they were send something christmas comradery through the mail. if you are go to get presents overseas by christmas you have
to start early. so lower merion school district's school children, military members abe volunteers hurried to pack presents for pennsylvania and new jersey soldiers in afghanistan and east africa. freddie clemens started the project. >> we have a fair amount of soldiers that are in areas that are very remote and they don't get supplies like this quite often. it is really like christmas to them. >> reporter: boxes are crammed with the donated toilet supplies and treats everything from toilet paper to tastykake to left over halloween candy. the school children even painted the outside of some boxes, it might be the only snow man, a solder's needs this winter. >> so this is just a wonderful thing doing something positive and giving us a happy memory. >> that is melissa adams this year these packages are going over in memory of her brother brent adams of the pennsylvania army national guard, killed in action, in iraq, nine years ago on monday. >> as loving as he was very
humble and he always took care of his soldiers and put them first. >> so nice and especially to give back to the other soldiers who are away from home this time of the year. it gives us a i great feeling to know they are doing tonight his honor as well. >> you know that night they finish more than 280 packages and cost $25 each to send them overseas so people have been donating money throughout the year to make sure soldiers have a happy holiday season. do you want to help out? go to cbs philly.com. we hope you do. >> love to see that this time of the year being away from home. >> no question this time of the year especially but all year around. >> we will be right back. >> but first here's is what coming up tonight on cbs-3. we will be right back.
traffic and weather before we hit 7:00 o'clock, katie. >> we do still have lingering showers to track, is there some out there on storm scan three and we will have them around really right up until this afterno before things clear out. we will jump to the weekend if you have outdoor plans best day to get them in would be sunday at day at this pint is looking like a pretty rainy day, vittoria. >> thanks very much, with all that rain we will see volume out there but definitely little bit worse because of the weather. as we look at woodhaven road
we are dealing with an accident trying to get to 95 southbound, using woodhaven. so give yourself more time out of the north east we are seeing rush hour on the schuylkill, eastbound beyond girard but we have that big pocket 95 southbound out of the north east down to the vine, nicole. >> vittoria, thank you. is your house decked out in lights in the holiday? if so, we want to see your picture. send them to social media using hash tag cbs-3 holiday lights or go to cbs philly.com to share them with us. >> did the elf on the shelf come back to visit your family. lets find out where phil, cbs-3 elf turned out. he is in the traffic center with variety tore y last year he threw me under the bus and now he is on it. >> we are getting lots on have great pictures of your elf, people eating this up, i can see why. just a few of them we have seen come across our feed. now we want to see what your elf is up to, post your elf selfie to twitter, facebook offer instagram.
use hash tag cbs-3 and elf selfie what else and we may show it on television. >> elf. >> nice guy that phil. >> yeah, right, nice dude. >> sneaky phil, inindeed. >> coming up next on cbs this morning saudi arabia woman defying law and driving. >> now to continue following your local news weather traffic and sports we will keep it live and local on the credit w philly stations.
good morning. it is wednesday, december 3rd, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." relebltless rain causes mudslides while the midwest faces winter. cosby and the playboy mansion. and holly williams goes inside saudi arabia with women and driving. but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> we're going to ride that situation out. that could be for a year or two or literal. >> dangerous rain drenches california. >> concerns about mudslides.