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yes, we had good news out on the ben franklin bridge. no problems getting in or out of the city. you can see all lanes completely open, headed westbound. no problems into jersey, and a few accidents to talk b all of the details coming up in just a bitment back to you. >> thank you jessica. updating breaking news, hunterdon county, new jersey, four alarm fire at the historic sergeants ville in in delaware township just placed under control. we're told no one was hurt in that fire. it began shortly before 2:00 this morning along rosemont ringo's road. and when these pictures from the hunterdon fire and ems you can see flames shooting through the roof of the inn. the building dates back to the 1700s, and currently being used as a restaurant. well, new this morning part of house in camden turns into rubble after the facade gives way. now, there is word that the family and the home got a warning that this could happen. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo joins us now at the scene to tell you more. jan? >> reporter: ukee, good morning it, really is a
surprise, that no one was injured here this morning during this collapse. you can see behind me, that all that remains of the front side of this building is that open doorway. now, we speak to a man who lives here, he says the city recently put up a barricade in front of his home and told his family to fix the facade or the bill working have to be demolished, but it is an expensive job, and the man says he's been trying to get the city to help for years especially since the problem here, he says, was caused by something out of his control. >> it is what's left after terrifying night for one camden family. four people, resting inside their home, one moment, and the next, finding themselves face-to-face with the street. >> sitting there he said he heard a swoosh. all the sudden he sees the street. >> front wall of their home, 400 block every line street, came crashing down around 11:30, sunday night. fire ems quickly responded says his mom dad sister and young neice, were at home at the time. the family wasn't hurt. but now left with this. >> we really don't have anywhere to go.
>> ali says the problems here date back more than decade, when there was fire next-door and that build hadding to be demolished. he said that demo damaged his own structure and trying to get it fixed ever glimpse it started buckling out. that's when we were trying to get the city to do what they can. they actually calm out put barricade around it, and gave my parents in the l 26th to repair it or demo it. >> yes? >> so, you know, $40,000 that we don't have would have fixed it, but the city, if they would have just re-faced it up when they demoed the house it would have been no problem. >> now of course there has been that freeze-thawing cycle that's been happening with the weather. how much no official cause of the collapse. we'll continue to follow. that will meantime police remain on the scene, red cross is assisting those displaced. jan carabeo cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
>> thank you jan. philadelphia police trying to piece together what sparked double shooting in west oaklane overnight. it happened shortly before midnight along the 2100 block of stenton avenue. police say two suspect ambushed two men who were sitting in a car. the victims are in stable condition at the hospital now. detectives are reviewing surveillance video from area businesses. >> and autopsy is scheduled today after missing teenager found dead on his parents property in delaware county. on friday, cayman naib's parent rebecca they believe their son panic after receiving a bad progress report from school and then ran away on wednesday night. hundreds helped in the search. >> this is every parents nightmare who are saying our prayers and sending them all love, and of course we'll do whatever we can to be supportive of them. >> cayman was a eighth grader at the shipley school in bryn mawr. counselors will be available for student this week. right now 5:03.
let's get to ever kate and get our forecast, good morning. >> good morning everyone, it is monday, and well it, wouldn't and monday if we weren't starting offer with at least a little bit of winter weather. >> this one not the biggest deal we've seen this winter, but definitely something to keep an eye out for if you're out and about this morning. quick look at storm scan3 showing band of light precipitation, mainly just light showers off to our north, the problem is areas off to the north are still below freezing, so that means any slick spots on the roads this morning, could be caused by little bit of the light freezing rain and freezing drizzle. you can see the pink shading there allentown right down into portion of upper bucks montgomery counties, now crossing into portions of new jersey. so there is winter weather advisory, it goes until 9:00 a.m. it does include the city, and few points on south including chester county, delaware county portions of new jersey, that goes until 9:00 a.m. mainly because areas off to the north will see slick spots so take it slow, out there this morning especially bridges overpasses, also any of the melting snow from yesterday could refreeze this morning as temperatures in some spots are very close to the freezing mark notice allentown only
29. reading is at 32, wilmington, also at 32 degrees, so anything that falls from the sky, could freeze on contact here early this morning. but, much better news for the rest of the day, clouds will break 9:00 a.m. 42 degrees, by noon, up to 49, with sunshine, nice and mild, at 3:00 p.m. 53 degrees feeling pretty fantastic out there we're enjoying little bit of march thawing, as temperatures god to 50 yesterday we've got even miler weather later this week details on that coming up in just a few minutes. jessica? >> hey thanks, kate. yes, 53 degrees, sounding like wonderful day looking forward to t good morning everybody if you are just getting up and headed out the door see a lot of good things actually out in a lot of the majors, the ben franklin bridge, you can see not a lot of problems, all lanes are open, if you are headed westbound into the city, there is no problem there. no problem headed no new jersey, and all lanes open, as well. over on the vine street expressway, right around 24th street, pretty much the same store limit little shaky camera, headed westbound, into the schuylkill expressway, no problems headed eastbound into 95, as well. but there are few incidents to
talk b there is an overturned vehicle out in mt. laurel new jersey on hainesport mt. laurel road between arc and foster town road. while the incident is being cleaned up, take union mill road or elbow lane to get on by for the time being. out in plymouth also an accident on plymouth road near belviere road. use some caution. ukee over to you. >> route one is back open in bucks county this morning after wrong way driver sends six people to the hospital. police tell "eyewitness news" a driver going the wrong direction, on route one near i95 in langhorne hit four different cars last night. office remembers not sure how long the driver was heading the wrong way before that crash. >> well, a vigil in memory of philadelphia police officer robert wilson is scheduled at 6:00 this evening at 21st and lehigh. that's where a crowd gathered yesterday, outside the video game store where the officer was killed. the rally organized by operation save our city. a church in the neighborhood also remembered the fallen officer. "eyewitness news" reporter natasha brown has more.
>> candles were lit and special prayers offered, at saint martin church, a somber crowd gathered with heavy hearts trying to make sense of the senseless death of philadelphia police officer, robert wilson iii. >> just unbelievable. fine up standing man, two children. >> dozens of officers from the 22nd and 29th police district stood at the back of the church as parishioners gave them standing ovation. >> the police officers, they do a brave job every day. >> pastor steven thorn, organized the service and says although officer wilson was not a member of the parish, his presence was deeply felt in the community he protected and served. >> patrol our area, i mean, perhaps he drove past here, going to game stop thursday afternoon. >> officer wilson died a hero protecting customers at the game stop at 22nd and lehigh avenue. as brothers, 24 year old ramon williams and 29 year old carlton hips robbed the store. officer wilson was thereto buy a gift for his son when the gunfire rang out.
he bravely exchanged gunfire with the suspects, he died after being shot multiple times. ♪ ♪ >> on this day this parish, these officers, are not focused on his violent end. instead, they are seeking solace remembering a father, a son, a heroic breather in blue. natasha brown cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> and once again the two suspect who are brothers are charged with murder, 29 year old carlton hips remains in the hospital, 24 year old ramon williams, was arraigned on saturday. >> deliberations continue today in the murder trial of the woman known as the black madam. they're trying to decide if page winslow killed a british tourist back in 2011 by injecting her buttocks with silicone at hotel near the airport. winslow testified that she performed thousands of the procedures. she's charged with third degree murder. also, happening today pothole patrols will be out in full force in new jersey.
after weeks of fluctuating frigid temperatures, and constant plowing now comes the thawing. potholes have opened up all across the garden state and other areas too. nj dot repair crews will be out filling those pet can i -- pesky potholes, during the travels, be minds full of course of crews that work and allow for some extra time, keep your eyes extra sharp because they'll just pop up on you. >> that they will. that they will. our time 5:09. still to come, a fisherman stumbled on an incredible story. >> found a little girl who survived a car crash that killed her mother. how long that girl was stuck in the wreckage. >> also, marching with a message. the steps being taken today to commemorate one of the pivotal moments in the fight for civil rights. >> and after yesterday's winter warm up, don't be surprised if you hit some icy patches when you head out the door. we have the latest on the re-freeze, when we do traffic and weather together on the 3's. we'll be right back.
>> a miracle emerges from icy utah river after tragic accident over the weekend. a 18 month old baby girl survives more than 12 hours in a partially submerged car while still strapped in her carseat. brian web has the incredible story. >> a fisherman, first spotted the car upside down, in the frig it waters of the spanish fork river. >> a witness said that there was an arm that co-see inside the vehicle. >> when police and firefighters arrived, they jumped into the icy water crews found a young mother dead in the drivers seat. and then quickly spot add baby girl upside down strapped in a carseat, in the back. they quickly flipped the car over. >> got the baby in my arm raised its head up out of the water, as i tried to release the seatbelt. >> police say 25 year old lynn
grossbeck was on her way home from her parents' house friday night, when her car ran up this cement barrier launching the car into the river below. according to investigators the impact likely killed lynn but her 18 month old lilly survived all alone for more than 12 hours. >> the carseat could have possibly been out of the water. >> seven members of the river rescue team had to be treated for hypothermia. baby lilly was flown to a hospital in salt lake city. jill sanderson spoke by phone about her sister. >> she was just a very compassionate and caring person. she loved lilly with all her heart. >> family members say lynn was enrolled at provo college with hopes of becoming a medical assistant. in new york, brian web for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". a 13:00 right now. we want to get traffic and weather together. some icy spots this morning right, kate? >> that's right. you have to watch out for black ice some slick spots
this morning not all over the place, not completely widespread thing here this morning, but a few slick spots, and all it takes is one little patch of ice to cause a very dangerous situation, so just take it east think morning. let's take a look outside. we take awe look at the campbell's field cam looking at the ben franklin bridge in center city, now philadelphia is in that winter weather advisory this morning, although temperatures are still significantly above freezing in the city. i don't think we'll see too much ice in the city proper. although anything like a bridge, or overpass, these are first to freeze, you have cold air beneath t so just watch out specially on any elevated surface here this morning what we're looking at, light rain moving by generally to the north, see the pink embed in the, there anywhere you see pink, that means the rain could be freezing on contact also little sleet could be mixed in, this morning specially off to the north and little bit of snow up through the pocono region. >> this moves out pretty quickly, in fact, winter weather advisory only goes until 9:00 a.m. looks as though the precipitation will be over by 9:00 a.m. and then we've got temperatures continuing to be thawing out. forty-one saturday. look at the miserable 26 on
friday. hit 50 yesterday. that's actually the average. yesterday was perfect early march day. right on target. today we're in the 50's again. back to the 40's tuesday. more 50's coming later in the week of the we time it out. light rain to the north 7:00 a.m., starts to fizzle by 8:00 9:00. sunshine through the afternoon, clear through tonight, and then tomorrow afternoon another chance for a little bit of rain. more on that coming up in a few minutes jessica? >> thanks, kate. good morning everybody, 5:15 we start things offer on the schuylkill expressway, things moving along just fine around 202. you can see not much in the way of volume here. that's definitely a good thing, but it is still early. so, we don't want to get ahead of ourselves here. headed eastbound toward the city westbound no problems there, as well. out on 95 right around cottman, moving nicely through the work zone here, southbound lanes headed into center city. no problems headed northbound, as well. out in mt. laurel, new jersey, though, we do have overturned vehicle with police activity on the scene directing traffic around the incident. this is at hainesport mt.
laurel road between arc road and foster town road, you want to take union mill road or elbow lane to get on by that area. just for the time being. out in jenkintown, an accident at greenwood avenue at old york road, as well. erika, back over to you. >> thanks, jessica updating breaking news, historic restaurant destroyed overnight by devastating fire. looking liver right now at the sergeant's ville in hunterdon county, that dates back to the 18th century. the fire went to four alarms, but there were no injuries. four people including a baby narrowly escaped just second before their house comes crashing down, in camden. it happened on the 400 block of line street, about 11:30 last night. that family is now in the care of the red cross. and, an autopsy will be performed today for 13 year old cayman naib. the teenager was found dead on his family's property in delaware county. the cause of his death has not been determined. the eighth grader from the shipley school had been missing since last week. our time now 5:16. and another surprising move
for the eagles. the latest bird flying the coup. the big buzz overnight about another player who could come to town. >> and apple get ready to take the wraps off the highly anticipated dollars apple watch today. what we know about the gadget, a lot of people are talking about, details on that coming up. we'll be right
free agency starts tomorrow, denying reports star quarterback copper neck is on the trading block. radio station in houston reported overnight that the eagles are one of two teams interested in trading for capper neck. but the 49ers called that report quote ridiculous. but it, does appear there will be some changes in south philly when that free agency period starts. published reports say wide receiver journey maclin will lever the birds and reunite with former eagles coach and
any kansas city. had over 1300 yards and ten touchdowns. well, all every these nfl moves are un official right now, but there are a loft reports out there. more than one says the eagles will sign former seattle cornerback byron maxwell. it's been rumored he was the eagles top off season target. he'll reportedly get a fifth year deal worth 25 million, that will be guaranteed. other reports say former 49ers running back frank gore will sign with the eagles later this week, he rushed for 1100 yards in 2014. bruising north-south casino every runner. the 31 year old gore had his best game last season against the eagles, he ran for 119 yards, and caught a 55-yard touchdown pass. >> and multiple reports say mark sanchez will return to the eagles on a two year deal. he saw time at the eagles starting quarterback after nick foles got hurt. covered to go sources five and a half million of his salary is guaranteed money. >> and a lot of eagles fans heads are spinning with all of
those moves but legendary eagles safety brian dawkins b dog says gives chip kelly the benefit of the dog. tweeted: first time nfl head coach. two years in, 210-win seasons 1nfl east title. i'm willing to be patient. i hear you, b dawk. tough weaken for the fly guys. they lose two straight, seven points back in the playoff chase. yesterday it was the devils, they break one-one tie with shorthanded goal. the devils adubado power play goal and a few more to beat the orange and black, five to two. flyers host dallas, at that time ago stars, at the well, tomorrow night. baseball now cliff lee will miss his next spring training start. phils general manager rubin amaro says lee has discomfort in the same part of his elbow that bothered him last season. he didn't much after the all-star break last season, but throw couple of scoreless things his first spring start last week. boy, get well, big fellow. erika, back over to you. >> thank you, are you still struggling after yesterday's
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>> just past 5:23, with our traffic and weather together. >> good morning, everyone, i said i brought nicer weather with me this week. it won't and monday this winter to we didn't start out with a little bit every winter weather. today's case some spotty freezing drizzle. storm scan3 showing some rain showers breaking out mainly north of philadelphia, but temperatures are marginal, close to freezing, and you can see the pink there any that far rain that falls with temperatures below freeze something going to freeze on contact. so when you lever the house this morning even just check that car thermometer if it shows you number below freezing, you see roads that look wet expect that they could be icy. notice it is falling generally over montgomery, bucks counties, no mercer county, right on up into the lehigh valley along 78.
could be some slick spots some slow downs, especially on those bridges and overpasses, where temperatures like up in allentown and right around reading are near or below freezing. temperatures will moderate this afternoon and eventually clouds will break for sun. we expect the precipitation to be out of here by 8:00, 9:00. not big deal. then mild again this afternoon, we get to 53 degrees for the daytime high. coming up in just a few minutes, your seven day forecast, now we check the roads with jessica. good morning. >> hey, kate, good morning. good morning everyone, headed out the door in the next couple every minutes you'll see not whole lot of problems on a lot of the area major roadways starting things offer right now on 95, right around the airport, you can see everything moving along just fine, no real volume to speak of right-hand lane is actually southbound, so no problems there. out on the 42 freeway right around creek road, most of that volume right there headed northbound, into the city, or to 295. and that's something we're definitely used to, little early still so don't have ton of volume. naught camden a partial building collapse, line street
closed at had you. alternate take pine or spruce to get right by that. accident investigation for overturned vehicle accident in mt. laurel, hainesport-mt. laurel road between arc road and fostertown road. take union mill or elbow lane to get on by. erika, back over to you. >> thank you. new this morning, a huge plane takes off from abu dab i on mission to fly into the record books. the solar powered single seat plane is trying to become the first plane to fly around the world, without any fuel. more than 17,000 solar cells built into the wings helped keep the plane in the air. the around the world trip is expected to mends july or august, and could be a sign of things to come. >> you got my attention without any fuel. >> without fuel. just the sun as its fuel, i guess. >> there you go. coming up in the next hour of "eyewitness news" this morning, we continue to follow our breaking news after a historic restaurant goes up in flames. we'll have the latest on the effort to fight that massive fire. january? >> the front part of this camden home comes crashing
down in the middle of the night. i'm jan carabeo live on scene, coming up we hear from the family who is able to escape unharmed, why they were concerned this was bound to happen. >> thanks, january. also, jessica and kate return. they've got your traffic and weather together on the 3's. including the threat of freezing rain this morning. details on that and news after warm up. we're back in just two minutes. yeah, i'm married. does it matter? you'd do that for me? really? yeah, i'd like that. who are you talking to? uh, it's jake from state farm. sounds like a really good deal. jake from state farm at three in the morning. who is this? it's jake from state farm. what are you wearing jake from state farm? [ jake ] uh... khakis.
10:00 o'clock, with the police department, they had fire and smoke coming through the front door. town hall is right across the street, my kids have had their birthday parties there ya, it is a terrible lost for our community. >> now, this is what the inn looked like when firefighters arrive. look at the smoke and the flames. hunterdon fire and ems took these photos. they place that fire under control just about a half hour ago. no one was hurt. as you can see from the flames historic sergeant's ville in looks like total locals. what a horrible lost after landmark. >> no question. >> right now 5:30. a camden family is looking for a place to live after their house partially collapse collapses. >> good morning, everyone, for years they feared this could happen. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo at the scene right now to tell you more about it, jan? >> reporter: ukee, erika good morning. more on their efforts to how