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captioning funded by cbs good morning, it is monday, december 28th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." deadly winter storms thrash the u.s. with blizzards and flooding and dozens are dead and hundreds of homes are damaged or destroyed. >> major gains in the war against isis. iraqi troops have liberated the key city of ramadi. >> and hoverboard is sending people to the hospital and common hoverboard mistake putting parents on their back. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. like bombs going off! and only thing i could do was just pray. >> devastation. total devastation. >> a deadly trail leaves a storm of destruction. >> texas was especially hit
hard. at least 11 people were killed from tornadoes. missouri declaring a state of emergency. >> blizzards in three southern states. >> iraqi forces insisting they have control of ramadi from issuing sis predicting liberation of mosul next. >> in chicago, police mistakely shot 55-year-old bettie jones and she was waiting for officers to respond to a domestic disturbance. >> why do you have to shoot and ask questions later? it's ridiculous! >> it's a joke. it's a friggin' joke. >> peyton manning fighting back against accusations he took growth hormones. >> they are saying his wife received hgh in 2011 and now he is recanting any such statements. >> devastating flooding in the united kingdom. rescue crews are using rafts to save people. >> a car plows into a convenience store outside of the new york police say the driver
lost control and one man was struck. >> falls on it and recovers game over! the panthers undefeated season comes to a halt. >> the patriots win the toss in overtime and they elect to kick justify and the jets say win. >> eric decker with a touchdown. jets win in overtime. >> a celebration. this poor dude missed his connecting flight. >> stephen, i want to know -- >> i'm having an intimate moment with the sunday morning people. is this sunday? >> it's sunday. >> then it must be "face the nation." >> well done. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. ♪ that was sunday. this is monday. welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm jeff glor with margaret brennan. charlie rose and norah o'donnell
and gayle king are off. good to see you. merry christmas. >> merry christmas. >> happy holidays and new year's. all of that. >> the celebrations continue. we start with violent storms moving across the country are pounding states with a deadly combination of weather. it is a storm system that stretches from new mico to kentucky. more than 40 people have died. several tornadoes tore apart communities. other areas are seeing whiteout blizzard conditions. >> there is also widespread flooding with rain-swollen rivers going over their banks. we begin with david begnaud in rowlett, texas, where there are piles of rubble where house used to be. >> reporter: good morning. here in the city of rowlett, eyewitnesses who lived through this tornado said it took less than 45 seconds to do this. you are struck by the personal items. the clothing, baby products, things in the home tossed like sticks. across this area, more than 80
homes have been destroyed. many of which have been leveled. there is one man who lives in the area who says he was outside. he saw the sky changing colors. he turned inside to tell his wife they needed to get to a safe place and before they could, the windows, he said, exploded. the severe weather continued on sunday with hail and strong winds pounding the dallas/ft. worth area. >> oh, there is stuff flying in the air! >> reporter: at least nine tornadoes were confirmed throughout the dallas metro plex this weekend. >> oh, my gosh! big! >> reporter: packing winds nearly 170 miles per hour in some locations. this tornado near garland where 11 people were killed shows transformers flashing as a powerful tornado rolled through. the widespread destruction left behind a has prompted texas governor greg abbott to discover disaster areas in at least four counties. no north texas, more than 1,400
homes are damaged or destroyed. in blue ridge a newborn girl was killed after severe weather hit this mobile home. her father, neighbors say, tried to save her life. >> that's when we realized that he was running across the road with his baby! he begged, please, and he handed me to her. >> mrs. heatley hid in her closet as a tornado tore through her garland neighborhood. >> no way to go downstairs. i stayed in my closet all night long shaking like a leaf on a tree. >> reporter: in nearby rowlett people were injured and homes damaged, emergency crews spent the day looking for survivors who may be trapped under debris. >> it's all right. >> reporter: mike girard shows his wife nancy their home for the first time since they both lived through the tornado. >> we were on our patio in the back of the house. >> what was that? >> that was the ceiling falling in. >> reporter: their home of 25 years which was paid off and is insured is likely a total loss.
you heard what they always say is that train, right? >> there was no freight train here. it was unmistakable. that's what they say you hear and it's true. >> reporter: nancy, are you okay? >> no! my boys grew up in this house! >> we don't know what to do! we went from happy to homeless in a minute. >> reporter: not far from where i am is the city's water tower and it can be seen for miles as you approach the city of rowlett. this morning, it may collapse vulnerable due what it stained in the storm. the water has been drained from that water tower and it it will be inspected later today. 6,000 people are without power this morning and the city is cut off. police are protecting every entrance. no one is allowed in except people who live here. >> david begnaud in rowlett. the winter storm is delivering a winter blast to multiple states. it's targeting new mexico and texas and oklahoma with
dangerous blizzard conditions in places. meteorologist mike sidle of the weather channel is in amarillo, texas. they could see a foot of snow there. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. and historic storm for parts of eastern new mexico and western texas. in new mexico, they had as much as two feet of snow and eight-foot drifts. here in texas, two hours south of here lubbock picked up 11 inches and largest snowfall on record and now the snowiest december on record. keep in mind they only average about 8 inches of snow an entire season. all of the snow combined with wind gusts as high as 82 miles an hour and causing blowing and drifting and shutting down many roadways including interstate 40 westbound and there is the amarillo sign. you can't go from here to the new mexico state line. i-40 interstate to oklahoma city is shut down and 287 to childress is closed because of the wind and the blowing snow. the winds are now beginning to diminish. yesterday, we gusted upward of
50 miles an hour for numerous consecutive hours. this morning, the winds are gusting 30 to 35 here in amaril amarillo. by this afternoon, dropping off remarkly to about 5 to 10 miles an hour. they hope to get the interstates back open sometime this morning. the fourth warmest december on record in amarillo until yesterday and that is changing now and may not get above freezing for the rest of december. jeff, back to you. >> wow. mike, thank you very much. mark strassmann is in el reno, oklahoma, a treacherous ice storm has left thousands in that state without power. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing a half hour west of oklahoma city and the full blast of winter with snow blowing, cutting powerful wind has knocked down this power line. an inch or two thick of ice around this. the state has been blasted the last 24 hours with blizzards in the west and flooding in the east.
an ice storm cut signs and power lines overnight. utility crews worked to restore power to thousands. in the texas panhandlpanhandle, blowing and drifting. >> the roads across the state of texas especially north of i-10 remain in a perilous condition. >> reporter: a state of emergency was declared in new mexico after a blizzard conditions moved through the eastern part of the state. roswell received close to 16 inches of snow. nearly 400 miles of interstate 40 from albuquerque, new mexico, to the texas state line has been shut down. >> i was coming through here because i figured it would be better! but, apparently, not. >> reporter: these truckers driving on i-40 were stopped near albuquerque.
some of their rigs were rerouted and parked at the state fairground. >> it's better than being in the weeds, you know? you could be on the side of the road. >> reporter: southeastern oklahoma is saturated with more than 8 inches of rain falling on sunday. >> we are known for getting like 40 inches a year. we got a fourth of that this weekend. so it's a crazy year. >> reporter: as if these wintry conditions weren't miserable enough, the state is also had three earthquakes over the last day. one of them, a 3.5 magnitude came just 17 miles north of oklahoma city. jeff? >> mark strassmann, thank you very much. missouri is under a state of emergency this morning because of these weekend storms. floodwaters are blamed for at least eight deaths across the state. rain over the weekend boosted st. louis to its wettest year on record. volunteers filled sandbags to keep the rising water away from homes and parts of missouri could see 3 more inches of rain today.
the size of the storm is slowing down air travel. airlines have cancelled more than 650 u.s. flights so far this morning. more than 165 others are delayed. meteorologist danielle niles of our boston station wbz is tracking more potential for severe weather. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: jeff, good morning to you. it is going to be an active weather day. a color map. not the colors you want to see, though. winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories from texas to new england. flash flood warnings in parts of ongoing to missouri and a tornado watch is in effect for the next several hours. so this is the greatest risk of severe weather today from the florida panhandle stretching back in through tennessee as these lines of thunderstorms spread east, clusters of damaging wind and isolated tornadoes possible. through the evening hours, the snow ramps up along with ice. all the way from the midwest stretching east to new england tomorrow with a burst of snow changing over to sleet and then rain. snowfall togethetals over a foo
iowa and stretching to wisconsin. a sloppy inch and two around boston but the highest total in northern new england is a good change because ski resorts will be open tomorrow. the u.s. military congratulated iraq on the process it's making in the liberating the key city of ramadi. that capital has been controlled by isis since may, but now iraqi forces say they control most of the city. iraqi troops are walking freely in the streets after their assault that lasted all weekend. now they are searching for bombs that isis may have left behind. debora patta is tracking that tough fighting from london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the iraqis declared victory in ramadi after pushing isis out of a key government complex. the ministry source tells us they are still facing pockets of resistance. iraqi troops are taking over ramadi street-by-street. but progress has been hampered because the area is rigged with
explosives. the offensive began six days ago and it has been a tough fight. there is gun battles raging as iraqi soldiers pushed that i way into the heart of the city near targets and seizing back the main government compound. this is a far cry from when the iraqis suffered a humiliating defeat in ramadi and shown fleeing the city after isis captured this in may. it demonstrates a force that is capable of defeating isis on the ground says cbs news senior security contributor and former cia deputy director michael morrell. >> this is the first time the iraqi government has retaken territory from isis. so it's significant in terms of the iraqi government finally getting its act together. >> reporter: recapturing ramadi will not only be a psychological boost for the iraqi military. the city is also in a key geographical location 60 miles
west of baghdad on a strategic road that leads into syria. the government's next major target will be the northern city of mosul, the most dense depopulated area under isis control. ramadi really is a case of seizing back mossle which remains a big prize for the iraqi troops. regaining control in mosul deprives isis of a major source of funding and influence. >> debora patta thank you. tensions high again in chicago after another deadly police shooting. a confrontation inside an apartment building early saturday morning left two people dead. anna werner is in chicago where there is angry reaction to the latest in a string of killings. anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. chicago police admit one of their officers mistakenly shot and killed 55-year-old bettie jones while responding to a domestic disturbance involving a 19-year-old neighbor with a baseball bat. >> i used to watch the news daily and i would grieve for
other mothers, other family members, and now, today, i'm grieving myself. when do it come to an end. >> reporter: janet cooksy says her 19-year-old son was honors student studying in engineering and recently dealing with mental health issues. family called police to the home early saturday because the teen was threatening his father with a baseball bat. detectives described legrier as combative. >> reporter: 55-year-old bettie jones, a mother of five, lived in the same building. she was reportedly waiting for police to respond, then was shot along with legrier. police admitted she was, quote, accidentally struck and tragically killed but relatively jamaal cole said sunday? >> right now the compassion toward suffering of families
experiencing injustice throughout our city. >> reporter: the frustration felt by this community comes amid protests over a string of deadly police shootings. video released recently showed the death of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald, shot by officer jason van dyke 16 times in october of 2014. the officer faces criminal charges. on sunday, mayor rahm emanuel called for a review how police are trained to respond to mental health issues in a kris. but family, friends, and local religious leaders holding a vigil outside of jones and legrier, are asking for intervention from the white house. >> we hoping to hear from the president. president obama, we are under siege. >> reporter: now that shooting was one of two separate police-involved shootings on saturday. the review board is investigating both, while the justice department continues to investigate whether chicago police used deadly force
appropriately. >> tough story. thank you, anna. the trump effect is sending more ripples along the campaign trail this morning. donald trump used a sunday talk shows to focus on hillary clinton. brushing aside his gop rivals. clinton rival bernie sanders criticized trump's tactics but says trump's own supporters are his ally. major garrett is in wasngton following the campaign talks. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump hasn't been seen in public for days, but he remainses a campaign presence. continuing his feud with hillary and bill clinton, while drawing economic fire from bernie sanders. >> i'm winning and i'm beating everybody. and in my opinion beating hillary is easier than beating these people. >> reporter: by that, trump means other republicans. he still hasn't won one contest. but trump is already plotting a general election run against hillary clinton. >> i tell you what, if you have another four years of like, a hillary. that mentality and thinking, we are not going to have a country
left. >> reporter: after enduring criticism of sexism from hillary clinton's camp, trump threatened to revive debate over bill clinton's impeachment and revisit other clinton sex scandals. on twitter, trump used hillary's own words to describe husband bill. allegeding, quote, he has demonstrated a penchant for sexism and adding without a whiff of irony, so inappropriate. trump said bill's past is fair game. >> he is fair game because his presidency was really considered to be very troubled, to put it mild, because of all the things she is talking to me about. >> reporter: clinton hasn't responded to trump's broad side but on sunday, her democratic rival bernie sanders accused trump of frustrating voters and offering anger and vulgarity and bad policy. >> i think what trump has done successfully, i would say is take that anger, take that anxiety about terrorism, and say through a lot of people in this country, look, the reason for our problems is because of
mexicans and he says they are all criminals and rapists. >> reporter: sanders also said that donald trump is favoring loring people's wages. on twitter, trump called that a lie. bernie sanders said trump favors increasing tax cuts for the wealthy, the nonpartisan policy center hit last week. the trump tax plan would average cut planner to the earners of top 1% and cut of 2700 to middle income earners. >> major, thank you. peyton manning says he will probably sue over a documentary claiming he used human growth hormone. ahead, inside the explosive
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men in some hot water. from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. we want to check in with katie because it finally is feeling like winter, katie. you walk up, it is cool out. >> absolutely, you night the heavier coat today. this will be essentially more of a trend for us here through the course of the next seven days, the forecast a lot cotter than recent weeks have been. but it is still above average on handful every days. storm scan3 at this point wide zoom. because i want to show you the storm headed our way. it ushers in our first shot at wintery weather tonight. now, notice, philadelphia's not included here, but winter weather advisory goes in effect, then, all of the poconos, and that's for a mixture of sleet, maybe some freezing rain, bit of snow before it all turns over to rain, just rain in philadelphia. and the rest of our region, and we also see the wind
picking up again it all starts later tonight. meisha? >> okay, sounds good, thanks so much, katie. good morning, everyone, i want to pull your attention to serious accident, liver chopper three over natal accident, the boulevard southbound, at harbison avenue, all lanes are blocked, including the inner and outer drivers, traffic now as you can see are being diverted onto tyson avenue. tyson avenue by the way is also your alternate right now for those you just thinking about headed out of your homes, but they're being diverted outside of there. as you can see, still an investigation underway, trying to put those pieces together. interstate 95 southbound, the onramp from allegheny that's where we have another accident. touch base in 20 minutes about, 45 on the schuylkill, erika, over you. >> meisha, thank you. next update at 7:55,
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." it is very hard to get around right now in in the morning texas. there is devastation following days of violent storms. severe weather is blamed for at least 43 deaths the past week in multiple states. david begnaud is in rowlett, texas, outside of dallas, where a huge tornado demolished or damages dozens of homes over the weekend. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. i want to give you an idea of what one area looks like. harbor drive, there are homes for a good, i would say, 400 yards damaged or destroyed including the one behind me. it collapsed almost like a set of pancakes. four people were inside this home, we are told. three of them had to be pulled out by rescuers and are in the hospital this morning. a fourth person was able to get out on their own.
you have more homes. you have this one that was flattened. this one is still up but the damage, we are told, is nearly a total loss. as you continue crossing over the wires down the street, there are more homes that are either damaged and/or destroyed. in the city of rowlett alone, 23 people were hurt and 600 homes were damaged or destroyed but no one was killed. in the nearby city of garland, eight people were killed. we are talking about an explosion of tornadoes. they say at leasts nine, there was only one that rolled through garland and row lett and it lasted less than 45 seconds. i want to give you an idea of what neighbors say really astounds them. on friday the weather christmas day was in the 70s. by saturday, it was the deadly tornadoes. this morning, they are seeing rain and snow in the dallas metroplex. >> wow. >> reporter: jeff? >> david, wow. thank you. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "wall street journal" says the air force is taking a new approach to filling increased
demand for drone pilots because of the rise of isis. it's now allowing enlisted personnel, not just officers, to pilot some drones for surveillance and reconnaissance. the limited group of air force drone operators is causing retention, moral and training issues. "the washington post" looks at colleges loosening penalties for testing positive for marijuana. associated press investigation compared today's pshted to those ten years ago. it found at least one-third of the power five conference schools have reduced punishment for pot users and some athletes are even allowed positive tests reason enhanced video shows a leak first discovered in october at a facility in the southern california community of porter ranch. thousands were forced to relocate. workers discovered the site the leaking well over the
webleg weekend and repair could take until march. a shopping mall, video from inside the maul showed chaos with people running away from fights that broke out on saturday night. outnumbered police cleared everyone out. instead of making arrests, the mall reopened sunday with extra security. "the new york times" says hollywood turns to the past to find this year's block busters. the most notable? "star wars: the force awakens" has earned a billion dollars. a billion dollars! in a record breaking 12 days and one day faster than "jurassic world" that reawakened that 20-year-old movie. i haven't seen either. >> "star wars" band wagon, margaret. all right. legendary quarterback peyton manning says this morning, no truth to a report that he took performance-enhancing drugs, hgh. the claim is made in a new documentary called "the dark
side" that aired last night on al jazeera channel. the nfl and major league baseball investigating the charges because some baseball players were named. jericka duncan is here with the allegations and manning's angry response. >> reporter: good morning. the allegations against manning come from a former intern at a clinic manning attended for rehab in 2011. the source has since recanted his entire story, but the five-time mvp isn't taking any chances going on the offense and even hiring a former white house spokesman to handle the potential fallout. >> absolutely not. absolutely not! >> reporter: peyton manning fought back sunday vehemently denying allegations he used human growth hormones while recovering from a neck injury in 2011. >> i busted my butt, you know, to get healthy. it stings me whoever this guy is insinuating i cut corners and i've broken nfl rules to get healthy, it's a joke, a friggin'
joke. >> reporter: that guy is charlie guy and claims to be a former employee of the guyer institute and indianapolis-based clinic manning attended after undergoing four surgeries including a neck fusion operation that caused him to miss the entire 2011 season. >> a bunch of baseball players are taking it too. >> reporter: eight-month undercover investigation by al jazeera into the world of performan performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports, sly, caught on hidden camera, claims manning and other top athletes used banned substances. >> all the time i would be sending ashley manning drugs, like growth hormone all the time, everywhere. florida. never under peyton's name. always under her name. >> reporter: sly has since backtracked on all of his claims. >> the statements on any recordings or communications that al jazeera plans on air are absolutely false and incorrect. >> reporter: sly's account of his employment are also being questioned.
the guyer institute says he was an intern there for three months in 2013. two years after manning was a patient. manning's current and former teams are rushing to his defense. in a statement, the denver broncos say they support him 100%. while his former team, the indianapolis colts, called the claims utterly ridiculous, saying manning never took any shortcuts and it would be absurd to suggest he would have taken performance-enhancing drugs. over an 18-year career, manning has built an flawless and incredibly valuable reputation. >> peyton manning has become the nfl's all-time leader! >> reporter: shattering records and winning a super bowl ring. accusations like this could tarnish that image. >> his represeutation it means everything to him and this is the sort of thing that could put his career -- you know, just put questions will all of the things he has accomplished. >> reporter: al jazeera designed to comment on the questions
surrounding his documentary, but says it stands by the reporting. other marquee athletes including baseball players ryan howard and ryan zimmerman had been implicated and all have denied the allegations. >> odd story all the way around to when it was released to manning's response, i'm not sure i've ever seen him that aggressive. >> he is going to hit that car. look at the team he just hired. >> thanks. the new york jets are celebrate ago huge win that could send them to the playoffs but sunday's victory was like a late christmas present from the new england patriots. >> heads is the call. it is heads. call. you want to kickoff? that way. >> which way do you want to receive? where do you want to receive at? that way? just like this. new england wins the toss. they elected to kick. >> there was some confusion here. the patriots did something that almost never happens. they won the coin toss going
into overtime and decided to kick the ball to give the jets a chance to score which they did. jets ran down the field and ryan fitzpatrick's touchdown to eric decker they win the game. after the game, coach bill belichick said his captain made the right call, even though matthew slater of the patriots appeared to be a little bit confused there. the jets will clench now a wildcard spot next sunday if they beat the bills and their old coach rex ryan in buffalo. >> you have a fun time watching that game last night, jeff? >> i enjoy the fact that the bills won yesterday. they are not going to be in the playoffs again, but this sunday game should be interesting because then we could see a pats/jets rematch in the playoffs. >> could be interesting. >> yes. >> for new england. this part of the country, heavily -- let's take you to another part of the country. three men accused of leading a christmas eve case across the gulf of mexico are locked up in southwest florida this morning. the coast guard brought the stolen boat and the three
suspects back to shore on sunday. the men were caught 65 miles west of cuba on christmas morning. the pursuit covered 345 miles. it took 20 hours for local and federal authorities to catch up with them. one of america's most popular toys is bringing buyers down to earth. >> i'm ben tracy in los angeles. the hoverboard was one of the hottest gifts of the holiday season and a lot of adults saw their kids do this and thought, hey, i can do that! well, it turns out they can't. that story is coming up on "cbs this morning." if you're heading off to work, hopefully, not this morning in your home enjoying the holidays, set your dvr so you can watch "cbs this morning" any time. our conversation with kennedy center honoree cicely tyson is coming up. we will be right back.
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shoppers snapped them up in spite of fire warnings and the possibility of injury. some parents just couldn't pass up the chance to give them a spin. cell phone video captures the results that could be funny, but also painful for many. ben tracy is going to show us the spills and falls people are sharing on social media. >> piece of cake! >> reporter: it's the gift that keeps on giving. especially for kids enjoying seeing their parents hop on their hoverboards and finding themselves cruising for a bruising. >> watch your toes! >> reporter: in social media videos, helmets and knee pads are nowhere in sight so when many parents go down, it does not end well. this teenager tweeted my dad sprained his arm riding the hoverboard this morning. merry christmas. florida congressman carlos carbello showed a picture of his arm in a sling saying
hoverboards are for kids. my daughter got it. i ended up in the e.r. many are finding the thrills are not worth the frills. this one had a hard time getting into the swing of thing and one reason the #hoverboardfails has none gone viral. just before christmas, the u.s. consumer product safety commission reported the number of injuries associated with hoverboards has spiked 35%. that is expected to rise dramatically in the post-holiday tally and worry some safety experts. >> you have a product that doesn't have to meet any safety requirements in its way to findingity way to the u.s. market. >> reporter: nathan sells the boards at a mall and says he doesn't think people know they are self-balancing scooters. >> they are trying to balance themselves and do this and really, stop. chill out. just stand straight up. it balances for you.
>> reporter: he showed me the proper way to board the board. >> try to stand straight up. >> reporter: i thought i got the hang of it pretty quickly. well, until i didn't. furnace's cell phone caught me hovering on the ground. have you seen a lot of adults wipe out on these things? >> man, i have to be completely honest. yes. my mom, in fact, was one of the adults that wiped out on them. >> reporter: and that maybe the lesson of this holiday season. something that seems like child's play is probably best left to actual children. for "cbs this morning." did you get that on tape? ben tracy on the pavement of a los angeles parking lot. >> i still don't get why they are called hoverboards. they are wheels, right? >> right. >> like a sideways motorized skateboard. >> lawsuits are just waiting to happen. i guess people aren't wearing helmets either. >> that would ab gobe a good id it could be full of virtual
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from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. we want to check in with katie on this chilly monday morning. when is the last time we said that, katy? >> no kidding, and definitely chilly couple of days for us, by comparison, perception will get you on this one it, cents so mealed, but above average on handful every days. we'll show you in the seven day. now, we showed you wide zoom on storm scan, pretty obvious why, very large storm system, that's headed our way, and it will be bringing variety at this pack of precipitation to area, strictly rain to philadelphia and points south, however, we start off with cold air in place, snow, ice, then eventually turn to ever rain in all of the counties shaded in pink, so if your travels take you to the lehigh valley or poconos, you have to take it easy talking early i
tomorrow morning for the early mixing then turns over to rain. so tomorrow morning's commute not looking hot. we have heavy rain otherwise here, across the rest of the board, and then eventually, we ring in the new year meisha, on cool note once again. over to you. >> yes, and that seems about right, maybe it should be that way, katie, thank you. good morning everyone, happen mine day to you, ben franklin bridge moving in new jersey look like this looks almost like a ghosttown, we don't see that very often. like at this, one of the slower zones the boulevard, fatal crash, so southbound at harbison avenue all lanes still blocked being diverted onto tyson avenue, erika, back over to you. >> thank you, next update 8: 25, coming up on cbs this morning, a conversation with steven colbert.
♪ it is monday, december 28th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including the fallout from the deadly storms in the south. tornadoes tore through texas and a blizzard dropped snow in the southern plains. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. here in the city of rowlett, eyewitnesses who lived through this tornado say it took less than 45 seconds to do this. >> a storm in eastern new mexico and eastern texas and lubbock picked up 11 inches i. >> inch of ice thick around the line itself. >> flash floods in arkansas to missouri and tornado watch in effect the next several hours. >> the iraqis declared victory in ramadi but the military
source tells us they are still facing pockets of resistance. chicago police admit one of their officers mistakenly shot and killed 55-year-old bettie jones. >> the allegations against manning come from a former intern at a clinic manning attended for rehab in 2011. >> i would love to, you know -- i'd love to understand, you know, why this guy is saying this. why he is making it up and then he admits he makes it up. >> the pass and one-handed grab by landry! what a play! jarvis landry. >> unbelievable. >> one of the bes catches i've en all season. no doubt. i'm jeff glor with margaret brennan. charlie and gayle and norah are off. deadly storms ralvaged
several states. the damage in parts of texas is described as total devastation. >> tornadoes killed at least 11 people in the dallas area. survivors described the horror and the loss. >> like a train coming through. and the next thing i know, we looked up and there was nothing there. we were just looking out at the sky. >> i'm thankful just to be here. i'm thankful. i wouldn't want nobody to go through that. not five seconds worth of that. >> ears were popping. you could feel, like, the roof trying to lift up and it was just a feeling i've never had in my life. >> the whole front of the house is gone. the only thing left was the closet they were hiding in. >> and in an instant, it hit and less than 60 seconds, which seemed like an eternity, it was gone. >> oh, god. my boys grew up in this house! and now it's gone! >> we always thought it happened to everyone else. when you see it on television
and it just happened. it's all right, baby. >> tornadoes are just part of the severe weather threat. a dangerous winter storm is moving through new mexico, texas, and oklahoma. blizzard conditions shut down a significant portion of interstate 40 enter albuquerque, new mexico, to the oklahoma state line. ice storm across western oklahoma covered roads and power lines. officials asked drivers not to travel to the texas panhandle where snow is blowing and drifts up creating whiteout conditions. >> danielle niles of wbz is track the latest storm threat. >> reporter: a lot of action going on across the nation today. winter weather advisories and warnings from texas to new england. we also have a tornado watch that is up until noon simon central standard time, actually flash flood warnings continue in parts of missouri as well. the greatest risk of severe
weather steextends from pensaco the florida panhandle to tennessee and line of storms spreading east and isolated tornadoes and damaging wind gusts throughout the afternoon and evening and threat shifts into georgia. snow and ice on the northwest side of the storm's system from the midwest and slides into new england overnight tonight and during the day tomorrow. snowfall totals topping out over a foot in parts of iowa back to wisconsin. new england sloppy in boston but over a foot. great news for ski country. 2015 comes to an end the presidential race is just heating up. late show host stephen colbert is in the mix as well. some of the candidates made the late show and expected stop on the campaign trail john dickerson interviewed colbert for sunday's "face the nation." he discussed the year's high and lows and how the republican front-runner remind him of his own "comedy central" character. >> what is your view about the facts? >> facts? >> and in the conversation.
>> i'll a big fan of facts. i'm not sure they have any bearing on what a person's popularity is. donald trump is like, i'm not the first person to say this but i completely agree he is my old character with $10 billion. you know? he doesn't -- he is completely playing on an emotional level and so beautifully. it's one of the reasons why you can't do that old character any more because he is doing it better than i ever could because he is willing to drink his own kool-aid and manufacture it and distribute it because he has all of the cash. >> drink the kool-aid and manufacture it and distribute it. colbert said he wanted to be respectful to trump because his goal he says is to have a conversation that does not demonize the other side. >> a respect ble position. trump is now declaring bill clinton fair game as he takes on hillary clinton. he tweeted this morning, quote, if hillary thinks she can unleash her husband with his terrible record of women abuse while playing the women's card on me, she's wrong. trump also blasted virginia
republican plans to have voter say and sign a pledge stating they are republicans before voting for the gop nominee. one tweet read, straighten out the republican party of virginia before it's too late. "wall street journal" columnist and cbs news contributor peggy noonan is with us this morning. good morning, peggy. >> reporter: good morning. margaret. how nice to see you. >> nice to see you. give us some prospect why trump is attacking the republican party of virginia? simply because his followers aren't themselves the straight edge, signed up republican, card carrying members of the party? >> i think that may be a little of it, but i think the -- on the principle of it, he is probably, trump is probably correct. politics is a game of addition. politics is a game, quote/unquote, in which you try to get other people to come in. if you can throw independence and democrats good thing. i've never heard of a state in modern times asking you before you vote in a primary to swear
or state that you are a member of the party. have the gates be open. invite everybody in. that's the way to do it. >> because they are scared about what happened with canner getting knocked outline in the primary? >> the people spoke in that one and let the people special. they show you are lucky when you are a republican party and an independent and want to come in and vote for one of your guys. >> on the subject of speaking. >> and you say thank you, come on in! yea! >> everybody is allowed. donald trump is speaking quite a bit, as we just heard. the increased attacks now on hillary clinton and bill clinton. what is he thinking? >> i think this is mr. trump being mr. trump and mrs. clinton being mrs. clinton. interesting think they are fighting as if they are both the nominee and he is not the nominee and she is not even yet officially the nominee. they are fighting over small stuff. i think they are both speaking
to their base. hillary is saying all of you women who support me, let's not forget this guy is sexist and an enemy of women. trump is saying to his people, oh, you know what? the normal rules of political comportment? i don't pay attention to that phony and i go straight for you. >> this is getting interesting, right? bill clinton is going to get more involved now. bill clinton is going to get much more attention from donald trump and others now. >> we don't know how that is going to play. >> exactly. >> i'm sorry? >> that wasn't the winning strategy for her last time. >> exactly. it didn't work in '08 and in fact, bill clinton hurt mrs. clinton in '08 by some of his actions and statements on the campaign trail. we will see if it's different in '16. it's eight years later. if you don't think donald trump is not going to war with a bill clinton, in a tweet frenzy, you are mistaken. if you like political years in
cycles to be exciting and fun and surprise and wacky, you're going to enjoy 2016 a lot. >> speaking of 2016, we are talking about iowa here. a lot of folks have tried to folk some holes in the trump strategy in iowa, right? >> yes. >> not only about not polling but not keeping track of which voters actually can vote in the caucus. >> yes. also, it remains unknown whether or not donald trump's enthusiastic rally go-ers will show up on caucus night with a little snow and a sick kid and a toothac toothache. and caucuses are a little complicated. you don't just show up in a voting booth and go, i want this guy. you have to meet with your neighbors, your have to have some back and forth with them, so you have to sort of make yourself part of the process. maybe they will. maybe they won't. maybe he'll have a good iowa and maybe not. >> bernie sanders was on "face
the nation." he had some interesting insight and he actually found what he said was some common cause with donald trump, saying we both hear this discontent among the working class. he almost gave trump more legitimacy despite a guy on the other side of the island attacking him. >> if you think bernie sanders has legitimacy to bestow, yes. what i thought was interesting was that sanders just did a really smart thing. he is looking at all of the voters and he is thinking, i'm a left wing populace but right wing like trump and i'll go straight to trump's guys and don't just think him, think me. i share your views and antagonism and insights. we all hate wall street, you know? i thought that is playing the game of addition, not subtraction. >> one heck of a team, donald trump and bernie sanders. peggy noonan, thank you. happy new year. >> happy new year to you. see you in '16.
♪ [ screaming ] this video of a grandmother taking a simulated roller coaster ride is an online sensation and it's awesome. we have seen an explosion of new products in wearable tech, drones and virtual reality and investors are putting that money into technology. a recent report finds 120 virtual reality related deals this year and nearly 4 billion has poured into the virtual
company in 2015. happy new year, dan. people have talked about virtual reality before and didn't work out before. is 2016 the year? >> there is nothing you can buy right now. all of those big systems like the vibes are allegedly coming next year. finally after years of delays. >> so what was grandma looking at there? she seemed pretty convinced. >> she a google cardboard on which is the most basic version. it's a cardboard holder for your phone and your phone slides in or get this thing and it's kind of a complicated looking plastic box. again, you slide your samsung phone into and the phone screen is actually the vr screen and all you can get right now. the real stuff is allegedly coming next year. >> i got the easy oculus last year. when it works, it is extraordinary. the experience it takes you into just like grandma saw there. but we will see when it all happens.
you have something beyond the samsung device here, what else are we looking here from amazon? >> i think what we are will see next year is a lot of that smart home stuff. the virtual personal assistance stuff being more practical. amazon echo is the first version of that that works and you can talk to it and if i turn the mike on, what is the weather today, alexa? >> december -- >> alexa, stop. it recognizes your voice. i've worked with voice recognition for years. this gets you 80% of the time. >> does she get mad when you cut her off like that? >> i'll find out later. >> that was pretty good. >> you call this the breakthrough of 2015. >> because it took things we already have, voice recognition and online personal cloud-based stuff and makes it work. what people want. not new things they have never
heard of before or on things they have heard about or tried once or twice and i call this my lights now. >> so you can hook that up to your home system? >> i absolutely can. for christmas i got smart light bulbs and plugged in a couple and say, alexa, turn on the lights and the lights go on. >> tv always advancing here. what the big buzz word in tv technology? >> every year they have to come up with a new buzz word to get you to buy a new tv. they last too long now, five to seven years. you'll see them talk about hdr. forget about old lead and 3d the old buzz words. this is a way to do high dynamic range images so the light stuff and dark stuff looks clear and shoot it in hdr and have a compatible hdr tv. they will try to sell you one even if you don't need one. >> the same people are doing this. if you want to make sure you have your tv shows and movies
you shoot in the latest technology, you know, you have to pick which ones so invest it. a lot of people invested in 4k and a lot of people didn't ve3d >> are these expensive? >> i think you have to put in your own phone for this guy. >> thank you, dan. >> alexa, good-bye. >> she doesn't like you, jeff! she total ignored you. >> in a few days the world will focus on new york city as the times times square crystal ball gets ready for the end of the new year. alexa, have a nice 2016. underwer and wiggle, giggle, swerve and curve. with soft dual leak guard barriers and a discreet fit that hugs your curves. so bladder leaks can feel like no big deal. get your free pair and valuable coupons at always discreet.com
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♪ workers in times square this morning are making final preparations for the traditional ball drop on new year's eve. hundreds of new crystal triangles have been installed on the waterford crystal ball and featured 2,688 sparkling panels. that ball carries more than 30,000 l.e.d. lights and weighs more than six tons. organizers expect a record number of people. have you ever gone to times square on new year's eve? >> i have. but a long time ago. are we raise ago generation of
children who give us no respect? this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. phillies slugger ryan howard's attorney says he may take news channel al-jazeera to court over allegations howard used performance end lansing drugs. anal jazeer a documentary claims howards and other athletes received ped's, including who are mean growth hormone. 's howard attorney calls it quote completely false, brock owes quarterback peyton manning also denying accusations, main source of al-jazeera report already recanted his statement. >> we want to check in with katie for your forecast, the return of winter, right? >> absolutely, yes. certainly feeling much chillier outside this morning, so grab the heavier coat on your way out the door. actually looking at the first shot here in the delaware valley, part. region to see some wintery
weather. first time we've seen it so far this season. already seeing pink show up on the radar over the buckeye state, sign of things to come. cold air in place, specific to the lehigh valley and poconos, as well as berks county, and all points north and west of that, you will see eventually, tonight, some snow, sleet and freezing rain pick up, than could lead to icy morning drive. but eventually it will turn over to rain, and that's what we've got in the forecast for philly and the rest of the region just rain. primarily in the morning tomorrow, but it will be heavy, so it will mean i think pretty tricky morning drive tomorrow, meisha. >> yes, it will be slow moving tomorrow. which, you know, today i will say, has been very, very slow. in fact, i show you camera shots outside in just a minute, first here is chopper video of faith al accident. >> this happened at the boulevard southbound at harbison avenue, all lanes are still blocked. including the inner drive and outer drive, traffic is being diverted still onto tyson avenue, for those every you in and around that area, the investigation is still underway, 95 south at cottman
looking at that just moment ago, looking very slow. look at this, 54 miles per hour, 95 south at cottman, pretty good. erika, over to you. >> next update is at 8:55, coming up: how parenting idon't let thems that pass you by.ived.le ] jump into them. immerse yourself in them. ♪ because it's the nows that make the journey worthwhile. the wild atlantic way. 1500 miles of extraordinary nows. jump into ireland. visit ireland.com to find out more.
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, children taking too much power away from parents. an expert on family says kids and teens are calling the shots too often. he'll tell us why that is not a prescription for their success. gayle talks with pioneering actress and kennedy center honoree cicely tyson. her marriage to miles davis and tyson's answer to stories of their tumultuous relationship. that is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" remembers meadowlark lemon of the harlem globetrotters who died sunday in his arizona home. lemon was called basketball's crown prince and known for his
half-court hook shots and comedy on the court. meadowlark lemon was 83 years old. "the guardian" 53-year-old john beaton arrived in australia on sunday. the british rower spent 209 days at sea. bad weather had slowed him down as he crossed the pacific ocean. he rode for about 15 hours a day. >> wow. "rolling stone" looks at the beatles songs that are most streamed on spotify. ♪ that's it. come together was the number one streamed song in the first two days of worldwide streaming. it's followed by "let it be" "hey jude" and "love me do" and "yesterday." modern children are growing newspaper a different world than their parents. research shows that 69% of 11
and 12-year-old have a cell phone bought by their parents and 76% of teens use social media. dr. leonard sax argue that too many parents let the kids run the show these days. his new book is called "the collapse of parenting." he says the old command no dessert until you eat your broccoli has turned into a plea. how about if you eat three bites of broccoli, then you can have dessert. doctor, good morning. guilty on that last one, by the way. we have a 6-year-old and 6-month-old and talk about this every day. you think parenting has changed for the worse. why? >> well, sure. as you pointed out, 50 years ago, 30 years ago, parents would say, no dessert until you eat your broccoli. but now it's a question, how about if you try three bites? in a previous generation, parents would say, do unto others as you would have them do unto to you. now parents ask the question how would you feel if someone did
that to you and they don't have an answer when the kid says i'd kick him in the nuts and sit down. >> you think we are trying to kids like adults and not like kids? >> well, i think in a certain way, you need to expect kids to behave like adults, but you should is not give them the authority of an adult. so the question of what school to attend for parents who choose a school, they know chauffeur their kids around to a couple of different schools and the kid makes the choice. another school i was at they were sprititrying to enforce a of no cell phones in the classroom and one parent pushed back and says i have to text my daughter and ask her what she wants to for supper. the principal is like you're the pa parent and you can decide what is for supper. a lot of parents feel no, i have given that authority to my child. >> in your book you say this isn't just about something dynamic within the family. it's actually a cultural issue.
you say there is role confusion and that authority, overall, has been undermined. >> that's right. in a previous generation, 50 years ago most americans trusted the president. most americans trusted the school. today, the majority of americans don't think you can trust government and when a kid ghets trouble at the school the parents swoop in like attorneys to mount a defense. and the result is that the authority of the parents are under undermined and they give kids the authority that parents should have. >> but times change, don't they? the issues we are dealing with in 1900 are different than what they are in 1950 and 2016. >> i'm not sugaring 50 years ago were the good old days. they weren't. every year has its challenges but i don't think we are recognizing ours. there has been an explosion in the proportion of kids on medication in this country. kids need authority and when parents step back from authority, what is happening in many cases is the doctors step in and instead of parents soeting clear rules of right and
wrong now you have this kid running around throwing things and he is put on medication. so american kids are now 90 times more likely to be on medication for behavior compared to kids in italy, for example. >> when you look at what is happening in this country, how much of it is just the patterns of parenting change? older parents. parents were exhausted and don't want to have argument whether they eat their broccoli or not because they are exhausted from a full days's work. >> the kids are confused and they want their kids to like them and love them. they think if they are authoritative parents their kids won't like them. your job as a parent is teach right and wrong and keep your kids safe. if you're doing your job your kids may not like you. one example a kid said i hate you and you'll ruin my whole life. the mom said, sometimes i'm not so fond of you either but it's my job to keep you safe so you're not going to be doing
that. >> you're a parent first and then a friend second. >> parent first and a friend second. >> dr. leonard sax, thank you. the collapse of parenting goes on sale tomorrow. cicely tyson just turned 91 and she is still a force in the acting world. but when she was young, her mother stood in her way. >> she couldn't understand why i was leaving this good, good job to go do this foolishness. oh, she was very upset and she told me, i couldn't live there. >> she kicked you out of the house? your mom? >> oh, yeah. she said you can't live here and do that. >> gayle's conversation with the
♪ new york ♪ >> cicely tyson was kicked out of her home by her mother, after announcing she was going to be a model an an actress, but tyson refused to give up. she carved out nearly a six decade career that is now being celebrated with a kennedy center honor. gayle met tyson in her old harlem neighborhood to talk about her body of work and some of her other passions. >> you know, i say no to everything first. >> do you? >> then i go home and think about it! >> you do? you say no to everything? >> i say no to everything
because i always want to make sure that when i say yes, i know what i'm getting myself into. tuck that shirt in, david lee. >> reporter: for nearly 60 years, cicely tyson has been particularly about the roles that she played. >> oh, don't make no kind of a stance. big old locks like that won't sit next to a colored child? >> reporter: what is your criteria what you accept these days? what is your process? >> either my skin tingles or my stomach churns! it's very simple! it's something that i feel nauseated about. i know that i can't possibly do that. if i can't keep still, i get it when i'm walking around, i get the feeling, i know that's it. i can handle it. did you say gold? >> reporter: tyson made her movie debut in 1956. black and white film called "pair of gold." >> and we will have kids. we will have all of the kids we want. >> reporter: it was a small film that launched a huge award
winning career. for most people when you say sisly tyson -- sis, - -- cicely remember "roots." >> give him a very good life! >> reporter: i remember jane pittman. what stands out is that walk, cicely tyson. what does that role mean to you? >> well, when i'm working, i just tell everybody, i don't care what you see. please don't tell me about it. if it's good, i'm not going to be able to do anything about it. if it's bad, i'm not because i work so organically, okay? so the next day, when i came on the set, i knew something had happened, and i simply said, please don't tell me, i don't want to know. what they were feeling from having watched it. when it was all over and people were talking about the walk, i said what walk?
>> reporter: that walk led to two emmy awards in 1974, including outstanding lead actress in a drama. she was the first black woman to win in that category. >> when you live longer than your house and your family, you've lived too long. >> reporter: almost 40 years later, tyson's tony award came for best actress in "the trip to bountiful." >> you cannot pick that up. >> i won't! you will! >> she starred alongside vanessa williams who was inspired by tyson's work ethic. i love vanessa williams. she said this about you. she did not miss one performance ever. she is 90 years old. there is no excuse to not show up when cicely tyson can show up every day! >> i have never missed a performance. never. i mean, it just never occurs to me to miss a performance. i mean, it's a job i have. right? >> reporter: do you think about aging?
>> do i think about it? >> reporter: uh-huh. >> no! >> reporter: you don't? >> no! >> reporter: why? >> age is a number, okay? we have the greatest gift that we could possibly ever have, okay? and it's just -- okay? >> reporter: yes. >> and if you take care of it, it will serve you well. i've never been a person who drank, who smoked, who did drugs, never. >> reporter: ever? >> never. >> because i love life. ♪ >> reporter: it's a life that she has always kept private. that includes her relationship with jazz great miles davis. he put her on the cover of his 1957 album. the two married in 1981, but divorced less than seven years later and surrounded by stories of infidelity and violence. you were like the brad pitt and angelina jolie of your day.
the beyonce and jay-z of your day. that mikes me smile too. >> i don't really talk about it. >> reporter: you don't? >> no, i don't. >> joo will you? >> but i will say this -- i cherish every single moment that i had with him. >> reporter: they say it was tumultuous, that it was difficult. >> what do they know? >> reporter: what do they know, oh, yeah. >> they are assuming it was because of the kind of reputation that they perceived was this man. you know? >> reporter: the reputation wasn't good? >> no. >> reporter: the alcoholism, the drugs, the women. >> yes, all of that kind of stuff. but that's not the man i knew. i told you! men take things! they have been taking things from women since the beginning of time! >> reporter: tyson's reputation as a pioneer for black actresses
has given her a unique perspective on inequality and genuine and race. >> i'm going to my ladder. >> reporter: your ladder? what does that mean? >> you know what a ladder is, right? >> reporter: i do know what a ladder is. >> white man, black man, white woman, black woman. the rungs. we are the rungs and we are holding on to the last rung. and those, they are being trampled on by all of those above and, still, we hold on. that's our strength. that's the reason we survive, because we will not let go of that rung! >> reporter: wow. i get that. i could cry. >> i know. >> i get it. i get it. >> because it's true. >> reporter: i get it.
>> because it's absolutely true. ♪ >> reporter: it's that kind of perseverance that led a school was named after her. the school got a chance to see her where she is starring in "the gin games" with james earl ray. sometimes it's the first time for them to see a broadway play. what does it mean to have a school in your name and have those students come? >> i cannot tell you -- i cannot tell you what it meant to me, to look out into that audience and see those little black faces, so happy, so full of love. >> reporter: ania, who is 16, says cicely tyson means happiness to me.
i don't think it gets any better than that, cicely tyson. >> i know that. i know that. that's my mission for life. >> so captivating. >> gayle did a really nice job with that. so warm. gosh. cicely tyson. to be that active still, impressive. really impressive. you can see cicely tyson and all of the winners at the 38th annual kennedy center honors tomorrow. they are broadcast at 9:00/8:00 central here on cbs. coming up next here on "cbs this morning," she barely made it. a koala bear gained back her strength after being rescued by firefighters.
♪ a koala bear better. on the mend in southeastern australia. she was found unconscious on the side of the road after a fire apparently destroyed her home. they have nicknamed her constable kay there. cute? >> wildfires ripped through southern australia over christmas weekend and forcing animals and thousands of people from their homes. but constable kay bear is doing much better we can happily report. nice to see you this morning. >> nice to see you. >> talk with you again tomorrow. >> be sure to tune into "cbs
this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. grocery store on the 100 block of tioga street, men had handicuffs, forbes dollars customers to the floor before escaping with cash and other item. no one was injured. if you recognize anything about those suspect, you're asked to call police. right now we want to check in with katie with our forecast for the day. do you have find the winter coat for first time in a few days, right? >> absolutely, chilly start to the morning for us, a quiet start weather wise. we specking eventually see some wet weather build n for now all is calm. started off with quick check in the live neighborhood network, bright sunlight,
there are some clouds off in the distance, definitely over spreading the rest of the region right now, but i show this wide zoom storm scan for a reason, very obvious why, right? you have very potent storm system brewing. that's going to be ushering in heavy rain, for portions of our area, but first shot at wintery weather going to the far northwest, suburbs, as well, lehigh valley, and up in the poconos where you see wintery mix turn eventually over to rain, but his is primarily tomorrow morning, and starting as early as late tonight, that we see the wet weather build in. so we get through the next commute here p.m. drive without hitch. tomorrow morning, however, looking awfully dicey, all courtesy of this storm system. meisha? >> katie, our morning commuters are certainly loving the dry roadways today, take a look at this, it is looking so nice, the roadways are open, i think everyone just after the long holiday are not hitting the roadways, they're not going back to work today because all day you have basically been traveling at posted speeds. this is where we had fatal accident. this is all cleared. roosevelt boulevard, you're back in action, you are back
up and running, nicely, in fact, traveling posted speeds there. fifty-five on 95, 54 on the schuylkill, 27 on the blue route headed in the north bound direction, over to you. >> meisha, a thank you. that's "eyewitness news" for now. join us for "eyewitness news" at noon on cbs-3. i'm erika von tiehl. have a great
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