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causing some slow downs now. >> we can understands that, definitely wet weather will be an issue for us, as women. definitely, have your umbrella ready to go, especially for the first half of the day. so we go outside right now, overlook center city, normally our shot, where you can see the city skyline, really bright and clear. it is a little hazy right now, so it is moisture to work with here in the delaware valley definitely a lot of rain on the way. you can see that starting to bubble up already, some of you already getting hit by the rain, steadier pocket of it, up toward monroe county specially, but this will be rolling through over the next couple of hours, i would say the wettest window of time really happens for the tail end of our typical morning rush. late morning, but at this point we're in it, you know, don't be shocked if you see the rain picking up at any time from now, until, say, lunchtime or even early afternoon down near the shore towns. temperatures where they stand at the moment are nice and mild, low six 60s in a lot of the spots, pair of five's both wildwood and ac, up in mount
pocono, flirting with 50 degrees, so not bad start to the day. but as we time things out for you, slow drive obviously, another wet morning drive for us for the second day straight, this afternoon, though, that rain will draw to a close. much like yesterday, see the clouds break. ends up with some sunshine west to east with time. but also means under clearing sky, it will turn brisk, chilly, as temperatures can drop off little bit more readily. so your headlines are as such. another wet morning commute. a quiet stretch though is in the cards for us i'll tell were you it comes here and the warm up that companies it, good stuff down the pike. >> can i not wait. cannot wait. two days of rain and that's all it takes for me oh, throw my hands up in the air, i'm over it, over it, talcony palmyra bridge back down, drive-thru traffic looking good here, once traveling around, just as they should, just cracking into the 5:00 hour now, boulevard also looking good for those at home, in your really great company. basically everywhere that i look, so far, 95 southbound past cottman, one of the areas that we keep our eye on fairly
early, one that heats up in the 5:00 hour, plenty of taillights and headlight out there already, but overall things looking good. we have construction, take a look, route one southbound, route 13, one lane block here, we know route one will be one of the areas that heats up quickly, make note of. that will also jackknife tractor-trailer still out there in jersey, new jersey turnpike southbound before delaware memorial tolls, right lane is still blocked, make note of that, because the more and more vehicles that hit the roadways around this area, you're going start to slow down. another point of construction here pa turnpike westbound between bensalem and willow grove, left lane block, so a loft construction to deal with overall things looking good, brooke, back to you kenly fill two top administration positions today. mayor kenly officially introduce adam teal as the city's new fire commissioner. teal was the deputy secretary of public safety and homeland secretary in virginia, before that severed as the fire chief
in alexandria, virginia, the mayor will also announce blanch is taking over as the city's prisons commissioner. she has work in the city prison system since 1995, named a deputy commissioner last year. >> well, the philadelphia flyers organization is mourning the death of ed sniderring. >> flyers owner and founder lost his two year battle against cancer. pat gallen joins us now, with the legacy snider has left behind. >> affecting a lot of people around hockey and the spore wormed. few owners as important to their franchise as ed snider was to the flyers. not only did he help found the organization back in 1967, but snyder never wavered as both its chairman and its biggest fan. when asked to describe need err -- snider, one word used over and over, passion. snider had a passion for the flyers and for hockey that was unmistakable. that passion shared with philadelphia started in 67 but hit a fever pitch with back-to-back stanley cups in
the mid 70s, when he assembled the broad street bull ills. the stanley cup had he will leud dollars snider since but the team had made the playoffs 38 times under his ownership. in 1988 snider was inducted into the hockey hall of fame, beyond hockey, he founded spectacor in the 19 70s, was responsible for the cable network prism. he also had his hand in forming sport radio 94wip in the late 19 80s. through spectacor, snyder was also owner of the 76ers, until 2,011. snider died yesterday in his home in california at the age of 83, the organization react to his passing. >> the one thing that you know as a player, he cares deeply to both the uniform, about the logo, but he cared about you as an individual and he cared about your family. those are special traits. >> although we will be playing with heavy hearts, you know, we will do everything we possibly can, you know,
obviously to be soukouses fell in the playoffs, because that's what mr. snyder would want. >> at the wells fargo center, the flyers flag is at half staff in snider's memory. the flyers have dedicated their playoff push to snider in the first round of the nhl playoffs, will face the washington capitols, game one thursday night at the verizon center in washington, as you heard wayne simmons say they will be playing for their owner. so some heavy hearts with the philadelphia flyers team, and of course, around the sport world, guy has been around for ooh years, done some great things. quite a legacy. >> well loved man. we saw it all over the city yesterday. thanks a lot, pat. >> stay with "eyewitness news" and cbsphilly.com for continuing coverage of the passing of ed snider. we'll let you know about plans for snider's memorial as soon as we get them. >> we have breaking news this morning, a man is found shot and killed inside his running car in west philadelphia. >> "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo is live in west philadelphia with the very latest, jan, what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, brooke,
jim, good morning. we are coming to you live from the 1600 block of north redfield street, here in west philadelphia, this morning. homicide detectives are still on the scene investigating this here, all happened in the white car you see behind me, right now. now, we're told that police first arrived to the scene, because concerned neighbors called, they saw this car idling for what they call hours with this man just sitting in the front seat. they had no idea he was shot. when police arrived to the scene, they found the driver side window down, this man slumped, they pulled up his shirt and found he had been shot at least three times. now, police tell us that the officers who responded tried to revive the victim to no success. he was pronounced dead right around 2:15 this morning. so, homicide detective are now on the scene, on this case at this point there are no suspect or suspects. there is no motive for the shooting because, again, they responded to the scene because of a medical call. so, a lot of unanswered questions here this morning. police are looking in the area
for surveillance cameras, there are couple of businesses nearby. they are speaking with family members of this person, as well, as some friends, too. so the car you see on the scene, that's where this victim was found. police tell us it is this victim's friend's car. they have identified him. they say's 25 year old plan. he lives on this block. they are not releasing his name, right now, and again, no suspect or suspects. no motive because they responded to this case because of an emergency medical call. so we will keep you to up date. for now, live in west philadelphia, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". thanks a lot, jan, check back in for updates. >> moan while, later today, judge may decide if ted cruz can appear on new jersey's primary ballot despite being born in canada. cruz born in calgary alberta to cuban father and american mother who is from wilmington,'s american citizen, and new jersey's primary is june 7th. tensions in campaign 2016 with a week before the new york primary frontrunners donald trump and hillary clinton are
fighting against the prospect of a lengthy battle to the nomination. >> don champion shows us how the candidates are now trying to win over voters. >> get him out of here, get him out. >> during the rowdy campaign stop in new york's capitol city, donald trump railed against his party's so-called rigged delegates system. >> i end up winning louisianna. and then when everything is done, i find out i get less delegates than this guy that got his beep kicked. give me a break. >> rnc chair prius defended the nomination process in a tweet last night saying in part the rules were set last year. nothing mysterious, nothing new. trailing far behind trump cruz has shifted his attention to california where he says the gop nomination will be decided. during the rally, he mocked trump's delegate complaint. >> donald, 65,000 people voted in the state of colorado. they just didn't vote for you. they voted for our campaign.
>> on the democratic side hillary clinton maintains a double digit lead in new york over bernie sanders. monday she continued to attack the vermont senator on gun control. >> he voted for the law that tells gunman ooh fact tour ers and sellers they have special immunity. >> a win in new york could be a game changer for sanders. >> on april 19th new york can make history. >> despite winning eight of the last nine nominating contests sanders still trails clinton in the overall delegate count. don champion, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". well, an embarrassing situation for donald trump. >> two of his children won't be able to vote for their father next week. ivank a and eric both missed the deadline to register as republicans, voters who wish to change registration for next week's new york primary had until october 9th of last year, both of course are prominent pictures on the
campaign trail. now, his other son, donald trump, jr., is already a registered republican. i bet his other daughter registered in california. >> you think? >> oh, i was miss ago kid. >> there is four. >> five. >> yes, there is the younger daughter. anyway, can't keep them all straight here. well, get ready for more concerts on the beach in atlantic silt. >> i two big act headed down the shore this summer. >> plus if you drive a pick-up truck or no one who does, you will want to hear this. a brand new crash test result a proves some of those trucks aren't as tough as they look. >> oh, and this incredible video of baseball size hail hammering texas. we'll show you the major damage left behind these severe storms. >> here in philly, we're looking at a rainy morning, katie let you know when it will start to dry out. stay with us.
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some tends moments for the pilot after small plane in phoenix. the plane had to make an emergency landing yesterday, because after problem with the nose gear. the landing was pretty smooth until the plane tipped onto its nose. after the plane skidded to a stop, both people on the plane quickly hopped out. >> necking on newspaper headlines from across our region. >> the daily times, final votes, on pennsylvania's medical marijuana bill, the bill would let patients who suffer from certain ailment obtain marijuana for therapeutic purposes. it set standards for tracking plant, licensing growers, dispensaries, positions, the bill's backers say, they hope it can win passage in the house and senate this week. governor tom wolf sports the bill. from the bucks county courier times, hold i ghost prep school is once again topping the state in speech and debate. over the weekend the student at the all boys catholic
school in bensalem won this year's state championship at the pennsylvania high school beach league tournament. this is the 18th state championship in the school's history. the team won it last state championship in 2013, when the current seniors were just freshman. >> in the press of atlantic set i live nation has confirmed two beach concert for this sumner atlantic city, toby keith will perform july 23rd, and florida georgia line will play on september 3rd. live nation says additional concerts are expected, as part of the summer series and fans should stay tuned. >> and those are some of your newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. >> katie, it is a good thing those concert aren't today, right? expecting some rain? >> indeed, especially through the western subs, where we are finding active weather right now, all part of much larger system, as it tends to be. you can see storm scan3, we track there is so sort of just extend right down the east
coast, then back down through the deep south will continue to push east, and with time, eventually skies should start it clear. but nor now, definitely another soggy start to the day here. little bit heavier rain than what we saw yesterday, coming through in a different fashion. yesterday warmfront, more scattered, portrait i form precipitation, now you have basically the up lift helping to create some of the wet weather coming down on the radar. very obvious back edge to it, as well, which is good. later today see it all clear out of here, we ends with sunshine west to east. looking forward in future weather, here is your cold front, again see the precipitation on the leading edge of the front. so to the next few hours, we jump you up to 7:00 a.m. still dodging some locally steady rain, and i would say, even toward lunchtime, late morning, still getting underway specially toward southeast new jersey southern delaware. by the time we hit 1:00 it is done probably even earlier than that for philadelphia, further east you go, it may hang on until the time the kids are getting out of school. everyone in the clear. come 7:00 tonight, which bodes
well, for that next philly identification home game. so let's take a look at the fishes pitch forecast, 55 degrees under the sunshine, sun going down shortly thereafter. breezy and it will be little on the cooler side, later tonight, even freeze watch goes into effect not for the city but for the outlying suburbs to our north and south. and then, it is just a slow creep up from here on out. high pressure settling in, and keeping control for awhile. so every day we tack few additional degrees on to the daytime high. to the point that we're back to the 70s for the second half of the weekends, looks good, meisha. >> weekend will be gorgeous, thank you so much, katie. that's great news on this early tuesday morning. all right, burlington bristol bridge scheduled to open at 5:40, looking good, still able to drive through, make note it is going to be coming up at about 5:40. the schuylkill headlight moving in the eastbound direction, at the boulevard, looking good, overall eastbound direction, primarily seeing it heat up just little bit. move in the westbound direction, looking great there. usually the eastbound side that heat up just little bit quicker, westbound side,
you're all good. actually both sides all good, travel just at 55 miles per hour which is he can actually where i want you. blue route headlights, past route one, again, this is in the northbound direction, you can see just a sea of headlights letting you know a lot of early risers jumping out on the roadways, mover in the northbound or southbound side, however, things are looking pretty good. a lot of construction areas this morning are casino of getting cleared out of the way fairly quickly, the case route one southbound between trenton morrisville bridge and route 13, all cleared, great news for those of you taking route one, also the jack enough tractor-trailer, that is still out there, take a look at this for those every in you new jersey, new jersey turnpike southbound before the delaware memorial tolls, right lane is still block. so not causing too many slow downs right now. but certainly will, as we log press through the morningment construction on the pa turnpike westbound, between bensalem and willow grove. all been cleared. a loft construction like i said, getting cleared right out of the way, brooke, right over to you. >> thanks, meisha a phillies will try to pick up their first home win of the year tonight. >> sport director don bell takes a look back at the phils
home opener. >> game two tonight between the phillies and padres. now, yesterday, was the home opener. after starting the season on the road, they were swept in cincinnati, and then they won series against the mets in new york. ryan arcidiacono, and daniel chefu tossing out the first fitch, who has it better? hey, bottom of the fourth, phils down four-nothing, herrera, with the single, hernandez scores, fighting's on the board. now to the fifth inning. peter born go, down the line, it will be a double, bridges in cameron rupp, phillies down three to two. game tide in the seventh. runners on the corners. alexi with the sack bunt. four-three, padres. last chance for the phils now. fernando rodney, been clear you are in like 8 million places. get rupp to pop up. phillies lose the home over err four-three, your final score. charlie on the bump tonight for the phils and the six
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for the second straight day, we are waking to up rain. >> this is a live look at the wet roads in bethlehem, and now, that wet weather is headed toward philadelphia. katie times out the storm and lets you know he when to expect a sunny spring stretch, just like yesterday. good morning, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan. we will get the updated forecast in just a minute. first, here is what you need to start your day. your morning minute. >> it appears that this victim was sitting in the drivers seat. when he was shot and killed. >> now, police tell us, that the officers who responded tried to revive the victim to no success. it makes me nervous. yes, i don't know how serious it is. >> elevated levels of lead have surfaced