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♪ >> from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia this is cbs3 "eyewitness news". now at 11:00 o'clock a drug bust gone bad. police open fire on a suspect. they say he tried to run down an officer in order to avoid arrest. good evening, i'm chris may. >> i'm jessica dean. it was a close call for police on 69th street in upper darby delaware county tonight.
that's where "eyewitness news" reporter diana rocco is live with details. diana? >> reporter: jessica quite a chaotic scene when police were conducting a raid on the suspect suspect, he ran and went right for police officer. philadelphia man is in jail after trying to run down an upper darby police officer on 69th street friday afternoon. the female officer pulled her gun. >> she fires one shot at the vehicle. the shot enters through the window of the vehicle. the vehicle then knocks over two or three parking meters. we had him boxed in we thought but he drove right up on to the sidewalk. >> reporter: police were conducting a raid on the suspect who sold drugs to uncovers on four separate occasions. he got away jumping in his car and ramming the front door of a furniture store then begunking for the officer. police pulled him out of the car where the window was shot out. inside bundles of heroin and semi-automatic weapon much on
the suspect they found thousands in heroin and crack. >> we got a load of dope. four buys off of him. we got a gun. he'll be in jail long time. >> reporter: so the officer was not injured. that suss is now in custody. he will likely be facing charges of attempted murder and other drug related offenses. we're live in upper darby tonight, diana rocco cbs3 it were the news. >> diana, thank you. new information tonight police say a 14-year-old stabbed by a 16 year old in west philadelphia has died from his injuries. that stabbing happened at 46th and market this afternoon. police say an argument that began during lunch at west philadelphia high school today spilled into the after school hours and then turned violent. that 16 year old is now under arrest. >> well as we head into the weekend, we are tracking some wet weather out there and also some cold temperatures tonight. meteorologist kate bilo is in for kathy of the she's bundled up out on the cbs3 sky deck with a look ahead to that weekend
kate. >> thanks chris. you definitely need the gloves the coat the scarf anything you can find tonight and tomorrow morning. the cold is here and then we've got a coastal storm but unfortunately for snow lovers these two things the cold and the coastal storm really don't match up timeing wise so it look like we'll have a day of cold and then a day of warmer weather with some rain as that storm comes up the coast. let's take look what's happening right now. storm scan3 is clear even if we zoom out across the northeast everything looking pretty quiet tonight. although with that clear sky temperatures are dropping on clear calm night that is a recipe for cold and there's still a bit of a breeze out here right now. but temperatures are steadily dropping. we're at 27 at the airport. 27 right now in millville. look at mount pocono, 10 right now. in allentown it's a cold 20 but it feels like the single digits in many spots already. feels like nine in allentown. feels like six below zero in mount pocono right now and it feels like 17 in philadelphia as the wind is still a factor tonight making it feel more than 10 degrees colder than the
thermometer indicates. your first forecast taking you through your saturday morning again very start but it's a bright day. a lot of sunshine out there. good day to get outside as long as you're bundled up as long as you have the coat, the wind is not as strong as it was today. so it's going to feel comfortable. but then sunday, that's when we're tracking the rain it's going move up the coast and coming up i'll have the latest on the timing of that storm, how much rain we'll see and also your forecast for martin luther king, jr., day on monday. for now we'll send it back and side to you. >> kate, thank you very much. well his wins were he he roar stored the late joe paterno stands as college football' winning yesterday coach after in the ccaa strikes a deal on penn state sanctions. students gathered in front of old main this picture posted on twit shows that crowd tonight. they reportedly channed 409 and joe paterno. "eyewitness news" reporter todd quinones has more on what led to today's decision. >> reporter: the agreement means 112 victories will be row stored to the football program
making joe paterno once again the winning yesterday coach in major college football with 409 wins. the repeal of decent decree follows the the nacc's decision last year to reinstate football scholarships and allow penn state to play in bowl games. restrictions were all put in mace in the wake of the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal that rocked the university. all night viewers have been commenting on our fiss become page about this. michael hall writes if paterno and mcqueary had just call the police in the first place the ncaa would not have been involved. brenda adding says always said you shouldn't have punish the boys on the field who won those games. that's my opinion. ray stevens chimes in the ncaa is about fair competitiveness on the field. and those wins were earned by people who had nothing nothing to do with what happened. betty states, about time. joe contends penn state and their fans are pathetic. the kids are the real victims here and not the football
tomorrow. bill carmichael declares, this is all about money. the cement stems from a lawsuit filed by a state senator and the state treasurer against the inform caa and penn state. suit claim the ncaa didn't have the right to punish penn state for the jerry sandusky child sex scandal and penn state shouldn't have agreed. >> is a victory for due process which was not afforded in this case. today a victory for penn state staying. inform ca has surrendered. the agreement is that we have reached represents a complete victory of the issue at hand. >> reporter: new deal directs a $60 million fine toed dress child a bus be spent within pennsylvania. the paterno family released statement which says in part " "the repeal of the consent decree and the return of the wins to the university and joe paterno confirm that the inform caa and the board of trustees acted prematurely and irresponsiblely in the ununprecedented sanctions the nc ncaa imposed on the university,
the players coaches and the community". >> proposal cement that's expected to be fully accepted by all parties involved effectively ends all remaining sanctions against the university. and all of this now is raising questions if joe paterno's statue will be put back and we're told tonight by penn state officials that decision hasn't been made yet. reporting live tonight in the sat center todd quinones cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> all right todd. time will tell thank you very much. you too can weigh in on today's decision. let us know what you think on the cbs philly facebook page or you can shoot us a message on twitter. we're at cbs philly and use the hash tag cbs3 chat. police release surveillance video of the man they say shot and kill a woman waiting for a bus in north philadelphia. take close look at this. you can see the still unidentified killer approaching and ambushing his victim. 56-year-old kim jones on tuesday morning. after shooting jones once in the head, goat on to a northbound subway train exiting at the hunting park station.
investigators say the killer carefully covered his face even lowering his head as he passes cameras all signs they say of a well-planned hit. >> it's just incredible that something -- this insane could happen to such a good person. >> jones was a social worker who devoted her life to children. she was nope as miss kim to boys and girls at the church of the advocate where she helped launch an after school meal program. tonight we're learning new details about a temple university student who fell from a window and to her death. the victim has been identified as 18 year old rebecca kim. authorities say she was visiting two male students at an art institute of philadelphia dorm near 16th and chestnut when she fell from that eighth floor window. friends say kim was a freshman pharmacy student. >> she was really nice. really sweet. very helpful much always smiling. real positive person. i couldn't see her -- i could see her having a real good
future. she seemed like a smart girl. overall nice person. like so sad to hear that that happened. >> kim fell on top of a 44-year-old woman who suffered neck and back injuries. she also lost some team but expected to recover. well the deadly effects of the flu are being felt in delaware this season. "eyewitness news" reporter natasha brown traveled to dover tonight to fine out why the flu has made such a big foot principal in the first state. >> reporter: delaware may be a small state but being dealt a huge below this flu season. the state is reporting its 16th flu fatality all but one death has been linked to seniors over 65 years old. >> it's a very severe flu season. >> reporter: paul silverman is deputy director of the delaware public health department. he says although delaware's cases have risen significantly this year, this flu epidemic knows no boundaries. >> we have good surveillance so we're more likely to be informed about cases perhaps than some other states. but this is really an epidemic
that's hitting the whole country. >> reporter: the state of delaware has been hit especially hard boy this flu pandemic. this time last year, they were dealing with about 100 cases. so far this year, they're already up to 1600 and flu season is far from over. health officials are urging the older population to seek treatment as soon as flu-like symptoms arise. health officials also say this flu season struck early before the holiday season which may have spike the number of cases. >> hitting the state before the holidays and after the holidays make a big difference it could be why we have so many cases and also means that we're probably in for an extended flu season. >> i've never had flu shot. knock on wood. >> reporter: although russ perry isn't getting a flu shot his wife is a health care worker worker. so it was an necessary system. >> being able to help control part of environment and the facility i work at is really important. >> reporter: as for the effectiveness of the flu vaccine -- >> it's still the best protection that we have and we're still recommending it.
>> reporter: in dover delaware natasha brown cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> you can find a whole lot more information on the flu if you log on to cbsphilly.com/flu. we've got more on symptoms, risk factorsfactors and how best to protect yourself from that dangerous virus. new developments tonight in the scandal surrounding the comedian bill cosby. his attorney now says that cosby was not at the playboy mansion on the night a model accuses him of drugging and sexually abusing her. cosby's attorney says he was in new york that night. the woman met with police on wednesday telling them that the alleged incident occurred in august of 2008. more than 15 women have accused of cosby of drugging and sexually abusing them. the supreme court will decide whether same sex couples nationwide have the right to marry. the justices will review an appeals court ruling that upheld same sex marriage bans in four states. this sets up a potentially historic ruling.
the cases will be argued in april, a decision is expected by june. tonight a mother remembers her daughter in their last moments together. >> the sound and he was running and she was going backwards and she fell at my feet. >> it was a crime that captured the headlines young woman murdered for her purse while walking with her mom. one year later, we'll tell you where that case stands and what her mother is doing to honor her daughter. also ahead here on "eyewitness news" a special night for area families who got the surprise of their lives. we'll tell you why that are night out turned out to be so much better than they could have hoped. that's coming up. >> kate? and tracking a storm that will bring rain for a part of the weekend. we're cold tonight. cold tomorrow. it's sunday we're watching. i'll have the latest on the storm also the seven day forecast when we come back. >> and breaking the down why these kids are happy to be dancing at school all night
>> one year ago we got to know amber long in the most tragic of circumstance. 12 months later her loss remains raw for her mother who still waiting for answers working hard to keep her daughter's memory alive. our steve patterson has the story. >> she's worth talking about much she's worth remembering. >> reporter: one year ago 26-year-old philadelphia university architecture student amber long was shot and killed murdered right in front of her best friend her mother's stephanie. >> as long as i'm alive she won't be dead. >> on january 19th 2014, amber and stephanie were walking cidar by side after a party. the rest placet on surveillance video the pair on her way to pick up amber's car from front street in northern liberties confronted by two men. one of them grabs and steal stephanie' purse when a second tried to the same to amber her daughter holds on.
am brrr was shot once at point blank range in the chest. stephanie watched as her daughter lay dying in her arm. one year later the case remains unsolved. >> i have my special investigative unit working it and as they get leads and tips they run off. >> philadelphia police captain james clark says so far all leads have led to dead ends. >> i've taken it very personal we want to catch the killers but we'll need the public's help. >> still stephanie says a year without answers without leads without justice is painful. >> to wake up in the morning on your daughter's birthday and know there's nowhere in the world that you can call her and wish her happy birthday it's just -- it's a horrible feeling. report roar despite all the pain stephanie stays active in her daughter's legacy. she spent the year raising money for scholarship fund established by philadelphia university in part by selling some of amber's paintings at her jewelry store
in harrisburg. she says it is what amber would have wanted. >> even that day all she ever really wanted from me was that i be happy. i'm not happy. but on the other hand in her memory you know, i can't be a puddle of tears. >> reporter: amber's discarded purse was found a few blocks away from here. the scene where she was murder murdered. detectives used the purse to try to collect some dna and ba less techs evidence but they couldn't tie it to a suspect. reporting from northern liberties, i'm steve patterson cbs3 "eyewitness news". frightening seen in delaware county today. 86-year-old woman's foot slipped off the brake of her car sending it to crash through the side of the ymca "eyewitness news" michelle krause snapped this photo of the car you can see it stopped just inches from the ymca pool. the driver had just left ridley
area y after a noontime workout. she was shaken but unharmed in this crash. it app% there will be no charges filed. we're told the pool area will remain closed until repairs are complete. it is unclear just how long that's going to take. >> river line slims into a car in riverside burlington county sending eight people to the hospital. dante shot this eyewitness cam video of the chester avenue crossing with his cell phone. three of the injured were in the car. the other injured person was on the train. emotional moments in horsham tonight. >> inspiring moments as well. families of service members got quite a surprise. >> i'm here! >> six families turn out for what they thought was just an information session. they were expecting to learn more about the return of their loved ones from afghanistan. little did they know they would
come walking in the room right then and there. >> i was very surprised. i'm still shakeing. it's incredible. it is an incredible feeling to have my wife home again. >> the homecoming event was organized by the liberty u.s.o. dietz and watson and our sister radio station into .5 xtu welcome home to all of them. >> yeah. new at 11:00 o'clock 300 students are dancing the night away for great cause in montgomery county. >> mount st. joseph academy host hosting a 12 hour dance mini thon to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer. "eyewitness news" in flourtown. the all girls prep school kicked off the fundraiser 8:00 o'clock tonight. they'll be dancing until 8:00 o'clock tomorrow morning. good energy there. and more generosity for 16 students. they volunteered to cut their hair and donate it toward making wigs for cancer patients. tonight's mini thon has raised
more than $30,000 for pediatric cancer. >> the week zen upon us we're hoping for some good weather. but maybe not. >> it sounds like from kate is telling us it will go half and half. >> half and half weekend that's exactly what we're looking at. we're looking at a cold, bright saturday then a milder but wet sunday. for my money i'll take it cold and bright any day of the week especially this time of the year we need all the sunshine and vitamin d we can get. the good news if you're in the a fan of shoveling snow is that the coastal storm and the cold don't make that connection so it look like things will stay just rain on sunday. let's take look outside. one spot that has snow if you are a snow lover this is where you want to go. jack frost big boulder up in carbon county the snow is on the slopes looking pretty good right now. most of that is manmade snow and certainly be making more snow as we head into tomorrow with the cold air. take a look at storm scan3 you can see not a whole lot going on across the region at the mommy. we're pretty dry for now and just a cold wind out of the north and west in fact our storm
really not even visible yet on the radar picture it hasn't even formed yet. it will form off the coast of carolinas as we get into the day tomorrow and head our way on sunday. checking in with our "eyewitness weather" watchers we'll check temperatures across the region. you can see most of us are in the 20s all across the area right now. take look at this report. this is from gary in warminster reporting a clear sky and township degrees. 25 as we head further into new jersey fire marshal joey in somerdale reporting 25 and a clear sky. and he says a dreary chilly winter night in somerdale. wind is at 13 miles per hour there right now. heading down into delaware 29 degrees says tyler ross he's in bear, delaware. tyler actually took this picture i don't know if you can see it, very very tiny here but i appreciate the effort. right there that is marches he said he had to go out and take a picture of mars shining brightly in the night sky tonight. thank you tyler. let's take a peek what we can expect as we move forward. showed you storm scan3. everything quite there for now. temperatures have dropped on a clear night as the winds slowly
subside. we're seeing temperatures down in the 20s all across the region region. it's 20 in allentown. 27 in philadelphia. 10 right now in mount pocono. and it's 23 in reading and as we showed you earlier it feels about 10 degrees colder than the thermometer indicates thanks to that gusty breeze which is still with us here this evening. mount pocono feels like minus sick at the mommy. so again a half and half weekend weekend. saturday is cold. there's no way around it temperatures barely getting above freezing but it's wall to wall sunshine from sun up to sundown a clear sky just a beautiful looking day. high pressure overhead and less wind than today as well so as long as you bundle up not bad january day to get outside. sunday highs back in the 40s. actually above average not going to have much time to get outside and enjoy it because here comes that coastal storm and it will bring some heavy rain right up and count coast as we go through the day sunday. heaviest will be from the city on east through the day heaviest amounts will be down the shore but we can all expect to see rain steady at times on sunday
with 12 to 2-inches possible in coastal areas. the no concerned about major flooding. could be ponding on the roadways and slow travel and i wouldn't be shocked to see a few snowflakes mix in at the very onset of the precipitation sunday morning. overnight 18 degrees mainly clear. brisk and frigid. lots of sunshine but cold for your saturday at 32 degrees. and sunday there's the rain, windy with sunshine for martin luther king, jr. day monday. seasonal with some a chance of a few flurries or snow showers on wednesday. stay there. we're coming
>> sixers taking shorthanded pelicans team at home without jrue holiday or anthony davis which helped them get their biggest win of the season. the first basket of the good of the game took the tone for the sixers. nerlins noel with the slack. head to the third quarter mcw and noel working together. mwc with the pass. a little while later check out the ball movement here from the sixers. they get the mall to mcw who drops the three. he had 22 points to lead the sick social security they win it 96-81. very high praise from nerlins noel from head coach brett brown brown. >> his presence influence the a lot, because what the stats don show is people, you know, not going to the rim to mean it. having to alter their shots. he was really very, very good
tonight. by far and away his best game as a 76er. >> phillies with few moves today. they claimed outfielder jordan off wave from the white sock. he has some power. phillies also came to terms with ben revere on dominic brown on one year deals. brown will take home 2.5 and. >> lesean mccoy will not be playing pro bowl. he'll skip the game due an undisclosed injury. it's in the serious. he is expected to be at the pro bowl he's hosting a pear the night before the event. shady might in the be playing in the game, but two eagles have been added to the team first long snapper john dorenboss added to philly and second jeremy maclin replacing darius thomas. yea catches for over 13 hadn't dread yards 10 touchdowns this season all career highs for him. the greatest soccer player of all time philadelphia pele at the pennsylvania convention center. susan tepper capturing
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