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nceled because of this. people are paying attention, here at 30th street station. police say amtrak train on its way from charlotte to new york hit a big rig that got stuck in the intersection, in halifax county north carolina not far from the virginia border. this cell phone video captured the impact. >> it is concerning, i would be very concerned for the family, for the community where the derailment happened. >> reporter: "eyewitness news" spoke to amtrak paths eveningers at 30th street station machine afternoon as they learn about the crash. >> i want to get on this train. that is something to think about. >> you would think the rail system would be safer. more money has to be put into the infrastructure to keep it safe. >> reporter: but passenger howard said ill ages didn't make him rethink his travel plans. >> i have confidence in the system and i fly and i take the the train when i have to. i hope that it is always safe. >> reporter: authorities treated most of the the passengers on the scene for
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minor injuries. there were no fat a tallets. >> i don't drive that much. i don't fly that much. it is a mode of transportation that is helpful. >> reporter: i spoke to an amtrak official and he tells me those passengers will arrive by train. the obviously another train tonight. said it could be as early as 9:00 but it could be ten or 11:00. we are live, david spunt for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and if you are looking for information, about friend or maybe family members on board that train the derailed, contact amtrak at the following number it is (800)523-9101. (800)523-9101. also breaking news right now school bus overturn after hitting a car in burlington county. chopper three over the scene on the 300 block of main street in lumberton. the bus driver had three students on board and he was taking them home from the burlington county special services school in west hampton when that accident
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happened around 3:00 this afternoon. >> the school bus was making a left turn on to daffodil when it was struck in the rear by a vehicle traveling north on route 541. >> all of those students are between ten and 15 years of age and we are told one was taken to the hospital as a precaution. developing right now guilty on all counts for page victoria winslow better known as the black madam. "eyewitness news" reporter steve paterson shows us what is next for aspiring hip-hop artist turned killer. >> reporter: woman for the black madam said his client received a fair trial. >> she took the stand for nearly eight hours often boldly refuting claims that a series of reckless actions led to murder. the jury disagreed. >> she wanted to do a good job, she wanted to help and i absolutely believe that. it is just that what she was doing didn't lead to good things. >> reporter: monday that jury
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convicted page victoria winslow of third degree murder. the prosecutors say winslow performed illegal butt enhancement procedures by inn jacking clients with industrial grade silicone in area hotels. twenty year-old london woman claudia aderotimi died from complications from the injection. >> miss winslow clearly prayed on people over the years for greed. >> reporter: philadelphia detective john walker handled the police investigation and constant source of information from aderotimi's family in great britain. >> it just made us sick to our stomach that some human being could do that to another human being. she deserves as much time as he can get in jail at the this point. >> reporter: prosecutors say winslow enticed clients about lying back a nurse practitioner and that she would then change identities when these clients got sick or unhappy. >> she was a liar. it was a front. she prayed on people who were uneducated. they were hoping to be beautiful. she tricked them. >> reporter: winslow's attorney said she was offered a plea deal that could have bought her 15 to 30.
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she now faces 70. sentencing hearing is scheduled for mid-june. reporting from the criminal justice center, i'm steve paterson for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". it is now just after 6:00 o'clock and it is still light outside. feels more like spring today but meteorologists are tracking some showers. meteorologist kathy offer or is live on the sky deck with her first forecast now, kathy. >> it is such a gorgeous afternoon. i hope everyone had a chance to get outdoors and enjoy it. it will get wet around here by tomorrow afternoon but good news in the seven day. take a look at our statistics today. high temperature in philadelphia did make it to 57 degrees, that is the mildest temperature since january 4th when we made it to 58. right now it is 56. forty-nine in allentown. fifty-five in wilmington. fifty-six in atlantic city. normal high for philadelphia is 50 degrees. finally above average. tonight we will watch those temperatures falling through the 50's and 40's still
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comfortable with partly cloudy skies at 11:00 p.m. all eye on the rain in the tennessee valley and deep south. we have the gulf of mexico feed ago this moisture. we are talking about rain returning tomorrow. we will have timing on that. we are chasing 60 in the seven day and we will have a early look in the week toned see fit goodies one to be outdoors. we have the the philadelphia st. patrick's day parade on sunday. i'll see you later with that information. >> kathy thanks. a police car hits a house in winslow township camden county. chopper three was over that scene just after that happened today. cruz are crashed into 519 terrace avenue but has in the been cleared exactly why the officer lost control. we do know that no one was injured. the front of the home comes crashing down in camden this happened in the 400 block of line street around 11:30 last night. there were multiple people inside the home at the time and the family that lived there has now been left with
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nothing. >> that is my dad's room he was sitting there and he heard a sound and then he sees street. like wow he could have died. >> family tells us their home was damaged years ago when the building next door caught fire. they say they have been working on a fix with the city but that it was simply too expensive and time ran out. remarkably no one was injured there. search is underway tonight for a 20 year-old woman who vanished in montgomery county. twenty year-old diedra mcgoalan was last seen leaving her home friday night. the car she was in was found, abandoned in king of prussia police said they found her purse with cash inside of the car. >> the the days go on, it is just you don't know you rack your brain and we pray that she's safe. >> family members say 209 year-old had left home before but never longer then a few hours. if you see her you are asked to contact the police.
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authorities now say that 13 year-old cayman naib shot himself to death. newtown square teen was found shot to death on his family's property. his parents say eighth grader left home on wednesday after receiving a bad progress report from school. he attended the shiply school from bryn mawr. counselors will be available for students this week. tonight an investigation is underway in the cause of the fire that destroyed a historic inn, in new jersey. the fire broke out the around 2:00 at sergeantsville inn in delaware township. this building has a long history of once hosting george washington. it became a restaurant around 1900 been a gathering place for resident families visitors and dignitaries ever since. dozens gathered in north philadelphia to remember philadelphia police officer robert wilson. he was gunned down in the line of duty on thursday. "eyewitness news" reporter diana rocco is live outside the game stop at 21st and lehigh diana?
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>> reporter: jessica, this vigil and prayer service started at 6:00 o'clock tonight. you can see how many people came out to pray and remember life of officer robert wilson a lot of community members, this was organize by several community organization whose wanted to say thank you to the 22nd district officers who served this community. last thursday around 4:45 p.m., officer robert wilson stopped at this game subpoena to buy a gift for his son who turns nine today when ambushed by two armed robbers. rob hers came in the store and announced a robbery. wilson engaged them in the gun battle will and was ultimately shot in the head after taking numerous round of fire from both men. over the weekend officer wilson was remembered in a service at the saint martin depours church in philadelphia attended by dozens of officers from wilson's district the between the second. >> just unbelievable. >> he was a fine good man.
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he had two children. >> reporter: tonight business remembering officer wilson his life and sacrifice and saying thank you to those who served his community. you can see just how many people have -- you you can see how many people come out to remember life have of officer robert wilson, his death has hit this community hard. we have heard a lot of prayers and cheering come from this crowd tonight, who are thanking the community and the officers in it who served them every day. also a lot of police officers are in this crowd tonight as well. officer wilson's son turns nine today. we are live from north philadelphia, i'm diana rocco for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you very much. well, you could say there has been a shake up for pope frances when he visit philadelphia later this year. >> a shake up in the form of the special philadelphia theme milk shake coming up how sweet treaties being used to support world meeting of families plus exclusive new details about
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the pope's visit cleve. fixing flat holes in just 30 minutes pothole killers are out on the street. we will tell but plans to fill hundreds of thousands of potholes. in weather we are looking at cloud rolling in with temperatures that are mild, but the rain will be moving in as well, neat you'll need umbrella tomorrow beasley. chip kelly is branding the eagles with his vision gathering the players that fit his plan. i'll review bloody off season and give you my take on t
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now to an "eyewitness news" exclusive, pope francis will tour the liberty bell when it visits philadelphia in september for world meeting going of families. that is a according to archbishop vincent paule a a the the man in charge of planning the holy father's trip. earlier today the archbishop paulea visited pot belly sandwich shop checking out milk shakes there surrounded by st. peter the apostle school he chose an official shake for the pope's visit. pot belly will be calling it hash tag pope in philadelphia. >> the children have chosen the most sweet icing. i am with you okay. >> sound delicious. >> the vanilla shake will be sold at the pot belly's
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between april 1st and september 30th. well, it appears that the disney movie theme gave box office magic to the philadelphia flower show. the pennsylvania horticultural society said attendance for this years event jumped 10 percent from last year. the nine day event saw double the amount of kid and students this year. the flower show is this organization's biggest fundraiser that takes in about two million-dollar that help fund local programs. this last brutal in of winter has wreaked havoc on streets all over the area. drivers are dealing with serious potholes that could be dangerous. "eyewitness news", new jersey reporter cleve bryan shows us how garden state is planning to repair the damage. >> reporter: first comes the bumps, and then come the busted tires and bent rims. >> as you can see we tried to work it back to see if we can make it hold air. >> reporter: long winter may be over but potholes that remain can cause expensive damage to your cars. >> you can definitely go off road suspension damage lower
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control arm, and struts, and even rear even damages. >> reporter: as collision max in haddon township fix the victims road crews are after the culprits. new jersey's dot gave us an up close look at one of the three pothole killer machines that they rent this time of the year. g ot has increased pothole repair by 25 percent. it plans to spend four million-dollar fixing 300,000 potholes. >> anybody who traveled a roads know it has taken a beaten and that we need to get on this right away. >> reporter: in less than five minutes the pothole killers provide a quasi permanent hot patch. it is a one man job but state officials say they need help identified troubled road. if you see pavement call 800 potholes. i'm cleve bryan cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we've got winter in the the rear-view mirror at least for today. we had sunshine today. it was wonderful.
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little rain coming our way. >> refreshing change of pace, no doubt bit. meteorologist kathy or is here with the forecast. what is going on. >> we are so happy we will see rain instead of ice. eyewitness weather watchers showing us temperatures warming up a lot of snow melt ago cross the region. look at this range, 51 degrees in pottstown. 61 degrees in interior south jersey. 53 degrees in philadelphia, right now. still reporting a temperature of 53 with a light northwesterly win. before it yalta with plenty of sunshine n delaware the the same. not much wind but a lot of sun, greg reporting a temperature of 56 and lets take you over to our suburbs and chester county, in kenneth the square 50 degrees you cannot beat this, wow. winter weather warm up. take a look at these pictures one of my favorite pictures coming to us, from james, down the shore in ocean city. look at this, i have to look the at it the a few times. i said those look like pylons. this is actually the marina at the delaware or i should say
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ocean city bay. here's all of your slots, for the boat, the boat slips, but it is a all ice. so still seeing some icy conditions across a good portion of the delaware valley and of course we will top it off in one of my favorite places chestnut hill and germantown avenue just a brilliant avenue to do window shopping look at our brilliant avenue down the the shore. ocean city cape may county looks like we are opened for business. smoking off there maybe picking up some pies. folks enjoying the board late this afternoon. elsewhere across the delaware valley we are seeing melting at west vincent elementary school in chester springs. temperature is 50 degrees. i want to draw your attention to the icy patch on the parking lot and sidewalks. over the course of the take with these warm temperatures right there yep, the snow is melting. it will take time for it all to go away but it will and we will be seeing more warm temperatures this week and with rain on the way. right now, 56 in the city. forty-nine allentown. fifty-five in millville. the to the deep south we have
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60's and some 70's some 40's in places like little rock. watch the rain up toward the north east and it will tap in, above the moisture and that will mean a rainy afternoon tuesday. it is raining tuesday night. it could lingering in the early morning hours. we are carefully watching the track of the the low for who will see the heavier rain. it is expect to move off the del marva peninsula and by wednesday we will dry it the out. once we will dry it the out it gets breezy but temperatures warm quickly, in the just in the 50's but even some 60's, thursday high pressure will build back in with temperatures back in the 50's. here is how it will shake out tomorrow. cloud roll in the the morning. if you have any exercising to do, take the dog out for a walk outdoor plans before noon because by 1:00 it is raining every where, rained heavy at times right through 7:00 through the evening rush and even into the evening we're seeing heavy pockets of the rain and then gone by wednesday morning and skies begin to clear. as far as accumulations we have half inch up that i-95
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cover do you bye stall tuned it could be more than. that overnight the low temperature 35 degrees. staying above freezing but remember even they air temperatures could above freezing the ground temperature could be at or below. still some icy patches to be concerned with. during the day tomorrow afternoon rain, high temperature of 49. pack the umbrella. we will need it. on the exclusive seven day forecast, wednesday, we're going for it. 60 degrees. it will be the warmest day that we have seen this entire year. we will go back to last year. the thursday 51. friday some rain late into early saturday but right new for philadelphia st. patrick's day parade it looks sun which a high of 50. the chris may that is one of the nicest parade days in the past 12 years and it is looking good right now, jessica. >> and it is a 60 in there. >> how about that, i love it. >> excited. >> hopefully some big crowd out sunday for the the parade. it should be a great day. we love being there. >> thanks, kathy.
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"cbs evening news" comes your way in a few minutes. >> scott pelley has a look a head to that scott. >> hi chris and jessica great to be with you here in philadelphia. here's the "cbs evening news" tonight, university of oak ace shutting down a fraternity after a racist chant, is caught on camera. and the the competition turns deadly at the world's largest dog show, we will have those stories and rest of the world news, up on the "cbs evening
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yeah, that's right. pretty soon... you're going to have a baby brother. ♪ ♪ and... a puppy. ♪ ♪ [ chuckles ] deal. ♪ ♪ well, while others are coming and going brandon graham is staying in philadelphia, a rare resigning today by bird. graham signed a four year, 26 million-dollar deal with 14 million guarantied. he was bird number one draft pick in 2010, changed positions, and came up with five sacks this last season for chip kelly's defense.
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other moves have sports fans buzzing, jeremy maclin back with andy reid, reports say there was a million-dollar difference in offers. sound move by maclin he is from that area went to college at missouri and loved playing for andy. mark sanchez said he would be happy to remain in philadelphia and his signing may mean he is veteran back up to some future move in the quarterback position, namely mariota or colin kaepernick play. if the eagles consider nick foles the future he will get his big contract extension with the new cap space very soon. the bird are appropriately focusing on the defense. shady trade for kiko alonzo, free agent signing of byron maxwell from seattle, all positive signs to fix a recurring, problem. now to baseball, phillies are waiting to hear from doctor james andrews about cliff lee's ailing elbow after cliff's first start of the spring on thursday he felt discomfort in his elbow. he missed most have last
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season with the injury. if he had has to get surgery it could be the end of his career. fightins took honor uses in grapefruit league action today, aaron harang got his first start throwing two scoreless inning. andre blank co broke a score list tie the the phillies beat baltimore one to nothing. ryan howard, here's some good news, two for three in the contest. so eagles making moves lot more moves to be made and chip is just, listen, he has got a five-year contract. he is shaping, getting his players in here now that he has total pur to do his thing. >> as he should do and free agency period actually opens tomorrow at 4:00 o'clock. there will be a lot more to come. >> we will get all of the facts about these moves tomorrow. >> we will see. i saw a commercial that said you can save $500 by switching to progressive. that was me, mom. [ laugh ] i thought you said "that was me, mom." [ laughter ]
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so nice out there today so many people, soaking it up, kathy and doing it now because it could be a little rain in the future. >> we need to do it now before sunset. we have a half an hour or so. look at our forecast. we are expecting a high near 50 with rain by about the noon time hour and after that we will clear it the out early wednesday, going for 60, thursday 51, friday some rain late lingering in to early saturday. sunday looks good next monday i'll take 50. >> i will too. >> all that snow away. >> thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on our sister station wpsg the cw philly. we are back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. stay tuned for the "cbs evening news" tonight. university of oklahoma hut down a fraternity after one of their racist chant is caught on camera. they will have a murder mystery from a dog show
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here's scott pelley. >> pelley: the university of oklahoma shuts down a fraternity over a racist chant caught on video. >> these people have acted in a way that is absolutely reprehensible and disgraceful. >> pelley: also tonight hundreds protest after a white police officer fatally shoots an unarmed black teenager. a cloak and jagger story. who poisoned jagger the belgian show dog? and before texting there was tapping. [tapping] the code that helped american p.o.w.s survive. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: we got an ugly reminder today that racism is still alive just as america is marking the anniversary of a turning point in


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