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township with the shocking charges, greg. >> reporter: jim, shocking really is only way to describe this. right now 34 year-old jessica lynn, sits behind bars, police and d.a. says that she actually injected her own, 14 year-old daughter, with her win. behind these windows in the small community of honey brook a mommies charged with hurting her own kid in a way that has chester county d.a. tom hogan very upset. >> law enforcement we will see terrible things, very seldom a case where they actually stop and deprives you of your trust in human nature. >> reporter: thirty-four year-old jessica lynn, faces felony child abuse and drug charges after she admitted she supplied and inject her 14 year-old daughter and a 16 year-old boy with her win. >> they described, the defendant's tying off their arms, with a string, so that their vein was pop, and she could then inject them directly with the heroin. >> reporter: she's behind
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bars, and in one else was at the house where we stopped by but neighbors have the exact reaction that you'd expect. >> that is bad. that is bad. >> i could not believe it. i know, definitely. >> she need more than just a couple of years. that is something wrong there with that lady. >> absolutely disgusting, and something need to be done. i mean it is terrible. >> reporter: d.a. hogan seems to agree. >> as a parent you exist to protect your children and not only was this mom exposing her kid to a dangerous substance she was participating in getting her addicted to heroin. that is outrageous. >> reporter: back here live, take a look the at your screen, police are looking for her boyfriend james burns who the d a a says helped supply the the heroin but right now he is not in custody. bond has been set at $50,000. that has not been met. the she's due in court this friday for an initial
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appearance. we're live, greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> greg, thank you. public safety officials showed up in force today in the wake of the possible threat have of violence begins a philadelphia area university. "eyewitness news" reporter rahel solomon is live in university city with more on this, rahel? >> reporter: jessica, good evening. the students today collectively seemed on edge, around the city, until some classes were barely attended. students say a lot of people were feeling very afraid and law enforcement tells me they took this threat seriously too. >> reporter: separated by campuses but bound by a single thread, universities around philadelphia were on high alert on monday after what i'm told was this threat, posted to the anonymous side. >> it is pretty quiet on campus. so people have stayed home. >> reporter: threat did not include a specific school but did say it would happen around 1:00 p.m. central. recently retired fbi agent jj
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clayburr spoke via phone about challenge for law enforcement as they try to track down on line posters. >> goal, to track the information to the ip a addresses, and through servicer, trying to determine where it originated from. sometimes it is possible, sometimes that is not. >> reporter: students meantime had mixed reactions to the threat. >> obviously it has hit some students with only seven students showed up out of a class of 40 something today. >> you have to go on with your normal day and hope nothing happens. >> reporter: he a says that finding the person behind the posting could take weeks, if not months. and asked the fur about the poster could be difficult. >> unfortunately many of these web sites are outside jurisdiction of the u.s. government, they don't operate within the bound drizzle of the united states. >> it is interesting, it could be exceedingly difficult. >> reporter: as far as possible, charges for the person behind, person with the philadelphia division of the fbi tells me it just depend on whom they determine is behind
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the post their age, mental state and their intended aim. if this message was meant to scare anyone and cause trouble or was this a actionable plot. reporting live from the university of parks rahel sol machine for cb is s3 "eyewitness news". thank you. we have breaking news right now, a child has been hit by a car in philadelphia's olney neighborhood and chopper three is live over that scene right now at 13th and wagner. we know that the child has been rushed to einstein medical center in critical condition. we will update you as we get more information. well, turning to weather, we're starting off the workweek with some good news. we're in for a sunny stretch. meteorologist kate bilo is on the cbs-3 sky deck with the picture perfect forecast, kate. >> it has been a beautiful day in philadelphia still pretty nice right now but not quite as sunny as it was earlier today. a few clouds have rolled in but still as we head toward sunset things are looking nice and it feels great out here. one of the perfect evenings where it is not too cold you need to wear a coat but still not warm enough that we have
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to go out with short sleeves and just that perfect in between fall weather. we have more on the way. lets look at storm scan three. not a whole lot going on but clouds are still clinging to the coast. its a cloudy foggy damp day down the shore and with the persistent on shore flow continuing, threat for coastal flooding remains tonight. we will see showers off the coast of north caroline, carolinas hit very, very hard with heavy rain over the weekend and portions of south the carolina check in with over 2 feet of rain in spots. for us, temperatures have rebounded a little bit but now that the sunnies going down, clouds rolling in, temperatures starting to drop. we are back to 65 in philadelphia, 61 in atlantic city. the wind coming from the north and east. they are dying off a little bit. still a bit strong down the shore and over portions of the delaware beach w that on shore flow continuing, with areas around delaware bay now, tonight still under a coastal flood advisory for next hour or so and then things improve down the the shore, they will improve in the city. we are talking temperatures back in the 07's starting tomorrow.
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we will have your full seven day forecast coming up when i join you inside, back over to you. >> see you then, thanks very much. kate, take a look at this scene from chopper three that is a house washed away, and it is now part of the big clean up underway down the shore following high wind, torrential rains, and flooding. here's "eyewitness news", new jersey reporter, cleve bryan. >> reporter: injuries i shore has taken a pounding for more than a week topped this weekend by high tides, and wind gusts more than 50 miles an hour. >> you know they put that money in to that beach replenishment and it is a shame that you know, mother nature. >> reporter: chopper three took this video of the erosion in several cape may county towns. work is underway to repair some of what washed away n stone harbor cliff dunes stretched for blocks. fencing in piles. materials used to reenforce dunes exposed. >> i'm surprised at the lack of beach now. even after hurricane sandy there was some beach left. this is just right up to the
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the dunes now, whatever dunes are left. >> reporter: since super storm sandy, tens of millions of dollars has gone into replenishing beaches at the new jersey shore. each crashing waves feels like tax dollars down the drain. >> it is disheartening to see it gone, lot of money wash away, that is for sure. >> reporter: but in north wildwood where overhead cliffs meet the surf city officials don't look at the erosion as a waste. >> primarily or dunes and beaches are here for shore protection so in essence the the dunes did its job. we had no property damage a along our front. the dune absorbed the front of the storm or the or the officials estimate third to half of the sand replenished after super storm sandy has been now washed away. they say they will only be able to do small patchwork until they can secure funding for a larger beach fill n north wildwood, cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". woman convicted of the disturbing crime abducting a young girl from her school and sexually assaulting her has been sentenced. 22-year old cristina regusters
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will be behind bars for 40 years to life. prosecutors say, that regusters claimed to be 59 year-old girl's mother whether he she took her from a west philadelphia elementary school in january of 2013. regusters then sexually abused the child. the the young victim spoke in court saying quote, what she did to me was wrong and i don't think that she should do it to anyone else. meanwhile a philadelphia man is facing numerous charges after allegedly holding a a 17 year-old girl a against her will. this is the the suspect shane joseph mcmichael of philadelphia. on sunday police in bensalem got a 911 call reporting a burglary and assault on forest avenue. they talk to the 17 year-old who told us mcmichael hit her and choked her and held her begins her will. mcmichael is behind bars right now. police in lawrence township, new jersey arrest a man accused of groping incidents, here, and, 24 year-old john cannon faces several charges on have burglary, criminal sexual contact, and trespassing. he is being held in mercer
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county jail on a $130,000 bail. authorities say they have busted up a large heroin and cocaine distribution ring in the western end of the montgomery county. five suspects were walk in the district justice office this afternoon to face charges. the authorities say that he were tipped off by father of the man died from an overdose. the father told police he found text messages in his son's cell phone that allegedly came from the dealer. >> bring that information to the police, police then investigated it, and they were able to apprehend the dealers. >> authorities say the investigation netted over 1100 bags of drugs, $5,500 in cash, and weapons. well, still to come on "eyewitness news" at 6:00. >> uncovering a dark secret buried for more than 180 years. >> reporter: they built railroad now known as philadelphia's main line and then in 1832, 57 irish workers simply vanish. the search underway once
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again, to solve the mystery of what really happened, here at this area. we will have this story. could you be a millionaire? two million-dollar lottery ticket sold right here in philadelphia, we will tell you where that winning ticket was printed, kate? and nice fall day to day, little bit of the chill in the air but looking for 70's, i've got that coming up, we have sunshine and quiet conditions, rain in the seven day forecast, we will have more on that coming up, don. flyers finalize their roster foresees on opener thursday night, ill will's tell how did not make the cut and demarco murray said he wanted the ball more? what did chip kelly think? his response coming up in sports.
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well, south jersey is getting a second medical marijuana dispensely next month. >> state health official announced plan for new treatment center in bellmawr today. that program has 5500 registered patients and caregivers and as part of the stayed white program dating back to march 2011. health officials selected non-profit to show two dispensariness north central
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and south jersey. now to an "eyewitness news" exclusive, the biggest effort yet to uncover a dark secret buried for more than 180 years at duffy's. >> the bodies of 51 irish rail workers believed to be placed in a mass grave along amtrak tracks on the main line. "eyewitness news" reporter walt hunter shows us what led to the renewed effort. >> reporter: each day, septa a and amtrak main line trains roll near or perhaps, even over, the graves of 57 forgotten irish workers who built these rails. fifty-seven, all dead, many evidence now shows murdered, within six weeks of arriving in philadelphia, in 1832. victims of anti catholic and anti color a hate and hysteria. >> 183 years ago the railroad buried some of its secret is here, things they didn't want anybody else to find out about. >> reporter: now this drill unearthing soil samples 30 feet below could be first
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step in at last uncovering the terrible secrets of is what known as duffy's cut, a mass grave where it is believed that 51 of the 57 have been secretly in a tomb for 183 years, that secret finally uncovered 13 years ago when bill and frank watson found old confidential railroad files in a deceased relative's attic. >> after 13 years, it is like a dream come true. >> reporter: adjoining this site from 2009 through 2011, remains of the first six workers were found. the search on hold for the past four years, until the team got legal clearance from amtrak to excavate on it property. sample will be analyzed by a university of pennsylvania archaeologist in hopes that the crew pick where scores of workers were tossed, will at last be found. >> over 13 years we were
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trying to figure out a way to get these guys out of here and now i think we've got it. >> reporter: once again the search goes forward to find the 51 irish workers who may well be buried in the mass grave below our feet, to identify them and ideal them to have them returned, to the country that they left 183 years ago, never to see again. on the main line walt hunter, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks, walt. fire prevention week and here in philadelphia, city officials want to help you practice fire safety. >> city officials and septa employees kick off week unveiling the first of 2500 fire prevention cars, that will be displayed in septa buses, trains and trolleys. this years theme is cooking so the card have tips about proper cooking practices at home, to make sure and prevent fire tragedies. doesn't involve me but i'll tell you anyway you could be holding a two million-dollar ticket in your hand if you bought your mega millions ticket in south philadelphia.
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>> you wish it involved you. >> exactly. >> one ticket sold, in a news stand in the 2300 block of broad street, matched all five numbers but not the mega ball. >> ahh. >> i know, so close. the drawing on friday hit on the 04, 14, 29, 31 and 47 white balls but it missed that nine mega ball. the ticket was bought with the mega player option, boosting the prize to 2 million, the jackpot, now stand at 55 million, so hey, if you got a ticket, you want to take a look and make sure that is not yours. >> 2 million could be laying in your pants pock the it. >> that is a good find. >> yes. >> and it was a pretty good monday weather-wise. >> beautiful. >> not as bad as it has been. >> refreshing. >> we have had a rough week. >> today was great and it will get warmer. we had people saying they skipped from sum inner to winter. that is what it felt like and now fall has arrived and we will have it for much of the week. fall weather is my favorite, people love fall our favorite season but not good when i
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skip from the 80's to the 50's. we are talking lower 07's with some pleasant conditions. lets look outside and high above ben franklin bridge, chopper three is flying high giving us a beautiful shot, of the bridge, of the city, and new widening out here showing sky a few clouds have popped up out there as we head toward sunset tonight. still a nice sunset across the area, expect to see decent color with reflection out there and we are not seeing a sunset in progress just yet but a gorgeous shot from chopper three. thank you so much guys for that great shot of the city. in the so nice down the the shore that is where clouds have been hanging on all day. started to clear out in ocean city, you can see our icon he can boardwalk here and blue sky is visible. look at these waves in the distance. waves still very rough. rough surf high tides and coastal flooding still an issue in portions of southern cape may county and right around the delaware bay where we are seeing the worst of the coastal flooding tonight. still a advisory but things have calm down since the
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weekend. you can see clouds clinging to the coast, cloudy day down the shore but they will break out soon. zooming out across the region, showers across north carolina, high pressure building in that will continue to push those clouds out to sea, and start to bring in that pressure gradient we have been feeling since last thursday. so right now it is 65 in philadelphia 64 in allentown. sixty-two in millville. we are still below average in the lower 70's this time on the year. we have high pressure overhead tomorrow we are sunny and warmer, sunshine for your tuesday, system to the north on wednesday will bring a few more cloud. we are still in the 07's. that front will knock us down a couple degrees for thursday. slightly back and forth but really pretty pleasant when you are looking from the lower 07's to the mid 07's can't complain about that. wednesday looks like warmest day, friday as well, friday as we await arrival of yet another cold front. here's joaquin now a category one, that will turn into a tropical low as it head towards portions of ireland, great britain could see some
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remnants of the joaquin as we get into next week. overnight mainly cool, 53 degrees in philadelphia forecast for tuesday looks great, mostly sunny, warmer, seasonal early october day and your hour by hour on tuesday make sure you wear jacket in the morning. bundle up the kid in the bus stop. 54 degrees. in the afternoon we are well in the 70's and a beautiful tuesday, wednesday looks good, partly sunny and 74 degrees. thursday, beautiful again watch for a few showers late friday and then it cleans out over weekend but it is back to the 60's and great stretch of fall heather with just a chance of r
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brash, out spoken but after eagles loss to the redskins yesterday he shared his thoughts about his role in the offense. now when asked if he was getting enough touches, 40 million-dollar back said no. many critics have been saying all along. murray had 29 car is in his three games, he had eight in yesterday's loss to the redskins. today chip kelly, responded. >> we all should be getting touches on the offensive side of the ball. when you have only 51 naps we don't have touches. when we can snap it and 68, 07 plays we will have more balance in our running and pass game because we're on the field longer. >> okay. demarco has a point. >> as for rest of the offense eagles threw the ball deep, bradford completed four passes for 176-yard and two touchdowns. one was a season long 62-yard pass to riley cooper. chip says the opportunity was finally there. >> sam is taking what the defense gives us n these situations defense gave us an opportunity to throw the ball overtop. when they did that we took advantage. it is first time we have had a
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chance to do that. >> you guys act like we don't want to throw the ball down field. we saw something we could tag take advantage have of and we called a couple plays trying to get those post this is week. >> switching gears, penny saved is a pen i earn. great word of the ben franklin and flyers general manager ron hextall. team opened up its regular season on thursday and today they waved defenseman andrew mcdonald who had five years, 25 million-dollar left on his contract. the move saves the fly guys cap space. >> tough decision, he is an nhl player but we were in a jam here with our roster spot and a cap issue and we also had to put our best team on the ice on thursday night. >> phillies, brought larry bowa a on board, and he may have some fish to fry. pun intended. phillies have given marlins permanent to speak to bowa regarding the opening managerial position. he turns 07 in december. can you imagine being on the road for 81 games a year,
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thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on our sister station wpsg the cw philly and we're back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. up next, "cbs evening news". why can't amtrak keep its trains on the track. latest details on the derailment from new york, here now is scott pelley.
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>> pelley: deadly storms, historic flooding in the south. a cargo ship with 28 americans sinks in the bermuda triangle. also tonight, students return to umpqua community college for the first time since the massacre. we'll take you inside the nerve center for the u.s. terror war against isis. and the driverless car, driven to please. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: extreme weather is to blame tonight for deaths on land and at sea. the coast guard says a cargo ship caught in hurricane joaquin sank in the bermuda


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