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at this hour thousands of verizon workers are going on strike this ace live picture of the growing picket line. jan carabao will let us know what it means for customers. >> i have two more people i have to take out. i will be so presidential you won't believe it. >> with his family by his side, donald trump defend his tactics and calls out his own party as he stumps, in pennsylvania for the first time today. >> and, look at that, clear, skies, we love them we don't need an umbrella this morning but it is chillier out there. the katie will let us know when warmer weather returns. today is wednesday april 13th good morning i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brook thomas. the katie and meisha are here keeping an eye on things this morning. how is it going. >> road are looking good. nice and dry. sunnies coming up. there is a lot to be grateful for today. >> this entire pattern looks like the same.
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we will see full sunshine over the course of the long hall, at this point, guys. look at this shot, drink it up, it always goes down smooth like this. 30 degrees and sunshine. not quite popping over the horizon just yet but see light of the the day. i love our kutztown shot because when you have a clear sky like this it gives the most picturesque sunrise and this is going to be one of those banners days here but look at storm scan this nice view showing the entire greater north east is devoid of anything say for a couple of clouds, far off to the north. with that said temperatures have had a easy time dropping off. if you notice that had shot of kutztown is only 30 degrees. it is cold enough to support a freeze, light win but our far northwestern suburbs do sit in that and we have a frost advisory for south interior new jersey. chilly morning. the that is only reason that we have put a minus on that a for your school kay forecast, by 3:00 p.m., we are flirting with 60 burr we will hit 60 at
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some point today so lots of sunshine and again this is just beginning, folks, this trend will last a while, we will tell you when we hit 70's coming up. >> i cannot wait, thanks very much. happy wednesday. what we have is a disable vehicle kind of moving in and out of the way, it is 95 north before girard in the causing any slow downs in the north bound side but they are bringing it out of the way. maybe a gaper delay but nothing too serious. schuylkill headlights in the eastbound direction past 202 in this area we are looking darn good. we are starting to heat up on the schuylkill. we can expect that now pushing in the 6:00 o'clock hour. it is only heating up from here but as we know schuylkill is an area that can heat up in the 5:00 o'clock hour. looking good out there. forty-two freeway north bound at creek road looking good here as well. we will get a little bit more volume levels now, so for those in and around this area who take 42 freeway around creek road i would probably say, leave your home sometime soon because that is what you are looking at heating up
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there. ninety-five taillights months in the southbound direction around the airport looking good and at the a airport taking a flight everything is looking a okay. same with mass transit. everything looking good. jim, over to you. well, developing now deadline passes for verizon workers to go on strike. >> at this hour close to 40,000 union members are walking off their jobs. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabao live in center city to bring us up to date why they are on the picket line. >> reporter: brook and jim, good morning. that is right thousands of union members have now walk off the job, you can see dozens of them behind me here in center city philadelphia this morning at odds with verizon are two unions, international brotherhood of electrical workers and communication workers of america. union officials say they have been negotiating in good faith for months and now they are taking to the picket line in order to obtain a fair contract. as of 6:00 o'clock this morning union workers here at the verizon on ninth and race
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streets with 39,000 others, from massachusetts to virginia are officially on strike. rally like this one touring the last strike in the summer of 2011 is plan for 8:00 this morning here in center city. >> what the the company is trying to do is take work and call center environments and move it out of the state offer out of the country to have it done by someone else a and not return the investment to their local communities. >> reporter: edward moon i is international vice-president of the communication workers of america, district two-three, union for verizon technicians and customer service representatives. he said over last ten months of negotiations verizon continues to push to cut jobs, meantime the union he says has made 180 million-dollar of health care concessions. >> we have work with them not only this time but last contract to make dramatic changes in these contracts and structures, to save them almost a billion dollars last time. we have offered to save them couple hundred million this time and they are still saying it is not enough.
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>> reporter: verizon says its strike readiness plan is in place that includes training for thousands of non-union employees, and rhea signing employees from across the country to handle everything from customer inquiries, to network maintenance and repair. now verizon issued a statement ahead of the strike writing in part that our primary goal, it is to ensure our customers can count on the critical communication services that they pay for and that we provide. we have looked at every area of the business from network operations to call center management to ensure we have the tools, the skills, and the people ready to step in. now the last strike in 2011 lasted two weeks, this one started at 6:00 o'clock this morning, this strike does not impact verizon wireless. we will keep you up to date. we are live, from center city philadelphia, jan carabao for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". back to you. imagine watching burglars break in your home even though you are in the the there. it happened to a man in salem county and his quick thinking
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scared them away. look at this video from the home in up are pittsgrove. burglars were greeted at the door yesterday morning by home owner's dogs who didn't seem to be too bothered, but then burglars were shock by the voice of the home owner. he was alerted and then when he saw them on the surveillance video he talk to them and told them to get out of his house. burglars did get the away with jewelry and police are looking for them. meanwhile some other successful video, and unsuccessful burglary surveillance video. this is from hatfield, montgomery county where you can see a man breaking in the scrap metal recycling business by crawling through a hole in the block wall. once inside the burglars reportedly tried to get the at some metal inside a machine by using an electric welding tool which did not work. if you know anything about either of these breakness please call the police. a with man is standing up for her son after she got a nasty anonymous letter about it. >> letter refers to her three-year old autistic son as
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a wild animal and brat. bonnie moran says she has had difficult moment with her son in public but she says this situation was entirely different. i don't care if it is way you raise your child or if he's retarded, that hurt. >> to single out a child and to call him such horrible names, i cannot find word because there isn't any. >> moran posted a letter on the neighborhood facebook page and she has gotten an outpouring of support. she also has lined up play dates for her son, to make some new friend out of this. donald trump is focusing on pennsylvania's april 26th primary. he has a campaign stop later today in pittsburgh. as don champion reports g.o.p. front runner continues to complain about the many in nateing process. >> reporter: donald trump called his presidential nominating system crooked and fended off criticism about his campaign. >> you could have have had a better organization on the groundy don't know if it would have mattered because it was
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totally set in stone and that is the way it was. >> reporter: his top rival cruz is unleashing his most harsh attacks yet calling his tactics monster like. >> the presidency should not be like that. donald keeping hiring people with records of dirty tricks of lies, a and of threat to violence. >> reporter: on the democratic side a new quinnipiac poll shows hillary clinton with a 13-point lead over bernie sanders in new york, still putting up a fight, sanders rallying his supporters in new york. new york's primary is april 19th. done ton champion for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". meanwhile all eyes are on philadelphia a this summer when the city host the democratic national convention. plans are underway to convert the wells fargo center from the home of the flyers and sixers to a political gathering. organizers held a walk through the at the center to update the media on convention planning. >> we have begun process of
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assigning 15,000 hotel rooms across the region. our partners at philadelphia host committee are well on their way to recruiting the 10,000 volunteers that we need to make this show run. >> organizers expect 50,000 visitors to the city during the convention which runs from july 25th through the 28th. new line of defense against the zika virus. president obama will sign a house approved bill to given financial incentives for companies who come up with treatment for the virus. top u.s. health officials warn the administration that the the virus is scarier then first thought. the president wants nearly $2 billion to fight zika but says that is a small step forward. a new version of the pennsylvania's medical marijuana bill is heading to the house. it passed the senate 42 hospital seven. the bill allows patient toss take the drug in pill, oil or liquid form but they cannot legally smoke marijuana or
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grow their own. last time that the bill went through the house it became bogged down with changes. governor wolf says he will sign the bill if it does come to his desk. it is a common scam that prays on loving familiar list. >> i am so stupid. >> this local grandmother thought she was helping her grandson but instead she was taken for thousands of dollars, coming up later, three on your side with a warning you need to hear so you do not fall victim too. but first did you know that your gym is more dirty than your bathroom, we have three simple steps to avoid those nasty germs. and they say love is brian, but the crime being committed right outside in the open while this distract couple just kept kissing at the bar. stay with us. eighty six million adults have a serious medical condition called prediabetes, but ninety percent don't know it. you may be one of them, and your risk of developing type 2 diabetes is higher.
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the good news is that you can prevent or delay diabetes. talk to your doctor about a simple blood test for prediabetes. sponsored by nacdd with support from the centers for disease control and prevention. visit in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us.
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that's a fact. but this whole "blondes have more fun" thing... ♪ standing by for fun. ♪
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welcome back, on the cbs-3 healthwatch a special kind of therapy to treat patients, with alzheimer's, and dementia. >> a robotic seal named edy is helping patients in a senior facility in kansas. studies show after a treatment session with edy, patients have less anxiety and less depression. some patient where is able to cut down their medication doses. here's something to think about next time you go to the gym, it is pretty gross there. researchers found gym equipment actually has more germs then your toilet. free weights are the worst. if you want to avoid them take
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home your gym close to wash them instead of storing them in your locker, never walk around barefoot and always wipe down the equipment. i wipe down everything. i'm wandering in the hazmat suit because i don't like germs. i know which machines the sweaters use. >> yes. >> there is one guy drenched, ial am not going to use that machine. >> no, no. >> you make it really awkward for anyone watching us at a gym right now, i know my neighbor watches us every single mom, oh, man. >> wipe everything. >> sorry, joe. >> new thing like washing your hand. >> apparently, grab that hand sanitizer and walk around with it. lets look at the what weather has up its sleeve. we have a nice blocking pattern setting up. in short all it means is we have disturbance on the nice wide zoom on storm scan but we will get all around and bypassed around our area, and coined of like those business routes off the freeway.
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don't worry about either systems having an impact on us. what we have is an omega block. fancy phrase for basically just fair weather, high pressure settles in, it will in the get anywhere. anything that starts to move our way gets push again either off, well, it will get push off to to the north because we have clockwise circulation around high pressure but we will see temperatures warming up with every passing day. so great baseball weather coming up here. it will be cool, granted at 7:05 against padres but still clear skies, in the as breezy as yesterday was and just tranquil. 60 degrees is the high here. every day gets warmer and warmer. just a if you extra degrees but it is a warming trend, right. with that sunshine every single day to the point we hit low and upper 70's by sunday and monday it doesn't get better then this. as we flirt with 80 on money will just say i say beautiful forecast is like this. i'm just kidding. but beautiful day coming up
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here. >> yes. >> yes. >> i am kidding. >> okay. >> well, yes, traffic and not cash, i just want coffee. >> yes. >> i got to tell you, today is great for traffic for those at home watching us this morning. the road are looking good. no accidents out there, all of the construction moving out of your way now. just a look at the boulevard moving in the southbound direction toward schuylkill looking g slow down right before you yum seven on the schuylkill. let me show you, once you get on the schuylkill westbound at city avenue. we are starting to see brake lights in this area but we can expect that in the 6:00 o'clock hour. we can certainly expect that. but for those holding out just know it is getting more busy. slow it down. tapping your brakes after you get off the boulevard but overall i would say right now we are looking darn g starting to heat up on i-95
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south at cottman coming around that s curve we can see brake lights going off here as well but things are looking fairly typical. when i say typical that is in the a bad thing. that is a good thing. this is where we had disable vehicle 95 north before girard. brook, over to you. >> thanks, meisha. still ahead video of the couple so wrapped up in each other they didn't notice a a crime being committed, right in front of them. >> ♪ lady gaga says just dance a ballerina gorilla, you'll love it, coming up next.
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welcome back everyone. so we have some dancing, is what on top. >> you know sometimes you have to let it all go and dance, right. this is special too. >> well, that is right, it looks like there is a a new little mikhail in town. the just in case don't know who that he is, he is one of the greatest ballet dancers who has ever lived and he was also in sex and the city. so yes, we're not sure if this little twinkle toes was auditioning to be the next broadway star or either way he
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has got some moves. look at this little darling grill, getting his groove on, so, throwing all problems to the wind and just letting it all go, twirling and twirling and twirling. >> yes. >> not only is he just fabulous to watch and talented too but we can take note in this morning and just let it all go. that is what it is all about, having fun, you guys, and living in the moment. i love that. >> yes. >> he is doing a little dance there. >> yes, honestly, who knew we could learn so much from a gorilla this early. sometimes it takes a video to make you go honestly i just got to enjoy my life. i just got to love this moment, loosen up. >> i will recreate that dance in the news room later on. >> would you please. >> yes. >> do that part with your hand >> loosen up.
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>> at 9:00 i will be conscious. >> thanks, meisha. coming up next a look at the more news making headlines in this morning's newspapers. >> what are you shaking your head for. >> plus young people getting ready for working world they just learn differently. find out about this pet the store with the purpose and how you can help in this weeks story of brotherly love, katie. we are looking a head to nothing but a lot of great sunrise coming up here in the forecast, guys, nothing but sunshine and warming trend this is good stuff stick around. narrator: why have president obama and vice president biden endorsed katie mcginty for us senate? because she's a "champion for working families." katie mcginty will take on the republicans and protect social security and medicare. and mcginty will work for equal pay for women - because families depend on it. for the april 26th democratic primary, president obama supports katie mcginty. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message, because it's your turn to get ahead.
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in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us.
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now, for a look at newspaper headlines from across our region. >> delaware county daily times front page story growing pains revived. marple township resident have an opportunity this month to review revised plans for cardinal crossing the area surrounding is a 213-acre site slated for retail and residential development. press of atlantic city report county freeholders unanimously passed a resolution recognizing equal payday yesterday. they want government, local businesses, to make sure women and men are paid the same. treasures on the streets of the doylestown intelligencer reports on 13 reproduction works of art on display throughout the bureau in july including works from
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andrew wyatt. >> that is a look at newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. a couple in billings, montana bar only have eyes for each other. >> you will not believe what they actually missed out on while making out. this is pretty serious pda, so serious they don't even budge when armed robbers storm in, and force a bartender to empty the cash register. no word if they were designated, eyewitnesses, but it doesn't look like they can provide any assistance. >> they were busy. >> yes. >> they were just busy, they have other things on their mind. >> get a room. coming up. >> another legal setback for bill cosby. >> plus this week grandmother from delaware county thought she was helping a family member in need but she was being targeted by a scam artists, warning you need to hear so you don't fall victim as well, meisha. we have an accident outside as well as construction still lingering, still slowing you down, i'll
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have updates coming up but first we will will take a quick break. stay where you are, narendorsed katie mcgintyent obama afor us senate? nt biden because she's a "champion for working families." katie mcginty will take on the republicans and protect social security and medicare. and mcginty will work for equal pay for women - because families depend on it. for the april 26th democratic primary, president obama supports katie mcginty.
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katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message, because it's your turn to get ahead. this ii got to see my dad, die on national tv. they don't know what they took from us. people are dying. we need a president that's going to talk about it. i believe bernie sanders is a protestor. he's not scared to go up against the criminal justice system. he's not scared.
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that's why i'm for bernie. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. like steve santarsiero, harrisburg politicians who will say or do anything to advance his career? he claims he wrote pennsylvania's gun safety law. but the truth is he didn't. there is no law requiring universal background checks for all gun purchases. his campaign even bragged that he passed 54 bills. in fact, 7 years in harrisburg, steve santarsiero has never passed a single bill into law.
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i'm shaughnessy naughton. i approve this message because i am not a career politician. finally no rain as we wake up we have been dealing with wet weather for a week, this is beautiful. >> but now we're heading in the sunny stretch of weather, katie will let us necessity how warm it will get. good morning i'm jim donovan. i'm brook thomas. it is 6:30. time to get caught up. here's what you need to know today in your morning minute. >> reporter: thousands of union members have now walk off the job, union officials a say they have been negotiating in good faith for months. now, they are taking to the picket line. they saw how i was doing and they didn't like it donald trump continues to complain about how the republican party
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chooses delegates. new york daily news is back going hillary clinton. >> anytime, anywhere it doesn't matter. everybody pull is it out. >> state is cracking down and issuing more tickets for distracted driving than ever before. ♪ >> that family is funny no one understands what she's saying but song is so guy don't care. >> family is talking about homework. the kate difficult her homework after i complain about the weather. look at the weather she brought today. >> a plus forecast today, guys. the we are looking at not just sunshine today but for the long hall, high pressure is to thank for this. i will take credit too if you really want, we can expect temperatures to rebound, with every single passing day. so, gone are the days of wintertime and the snow, and
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the chill, take a look, hopefully watching us, you can see that sunshine in the far left corner of the screen there on our live neighborhood network. 37 degrees. we have it in interior southern new jersey but that sunnies up and temperatures beginning their rebound. looking at storm scan you can understand why. it is totally clear. with high pressure to thank we will see these temperatures again off to a chilly start rebound up to 60 degrees at least here in philadelphia. but we are off to a chilly start. the freeze warning, posted for our far northwestern suburbs down near shore towns. we have more maryland racial right next to the open -- moderation next to the open ocean water but it does help keep temperatures a tad milder then you'll find through the pine land. but as the day goes on, skies are nice ape clear, and temperatures are starting to rebound, and this is really, just the beginning, folks. we're long hall, a long sunny stretch of not just sunshine, but also the warming trend that will get underway and as we are coming up later in the the show ill a's tell you when
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you can expect 70's to return to the forecast, it is all good, meisha. >> it is all good indeed, thanks very much, katie. good morning. happy wednesday. happy wednesday to you. looking outside what we are looking at is first accident of the morning actually. we are not doing too bad. these travelers are moved all the way off the to the shoulder. what you are looking at 95 south past street road left shoulder on the ramp to woodhaven and right shoulder blocked as well. we are seeing crews there trying to get this push out of your way so it doesn't cause a hiccup. this is i-95 south past street road. we know i-95 south is heating up, just make net of that, we will get slight gaper delay and you will see brake lights for sure. just make note of that. i will let you know when that clears. vine westbound ramp to the schuylkill you can see how slow it is trying to get on the schuylkill now. looking at schuylkill about ten minutes ago it is looking busy. i-95 south at cottman, we are seeing brake lights around that s curve and delaware county, wow, not that we ever
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want to complain about that sunshine but pack those sunglasses. we will need it today in delaware county. especially for those moving in the eastbound direction toward where sunnies rising. construction pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between downingtown and valley forge that left lane is still blocked. in the world of the mass transit the and in the world of the air flights as well anyone taking mass transit or air flights you are looking all good. you have been all morning long, jim, back over to you. new this morning a police standoff leads to a murder investigation in west philadelphia this is new video just in from the 6,000 block of vine street, where we're told neighbors heard gunshots around 4:00 and called police. when no one answered the door the swat team showed up and they found a 25 year-old man the shot to death and arrested a man hiding on the second floor. developing right now nearly 40,000 verizon workers are off the job and on strike. right now you're looking at a live picture of ninth and race, in center city where workers from two union set up, picket lines a half an hour
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ago. they want increased pay and better working conditions. now union represent installer, customers service employees and repairman and other service workers. verizon activated their work with non-union workers. camille cosby will to have head to court in the civil deposition case begins her husband bill. a judge in massachusetts decided that cosby will have to continue her deposition next week. seven women sued bill cosby saying the comedian ruined their reputations after they accused him of sexual assault. camille cosby will to have answer more questions from the accuser's lawyers next week, bill cosby, of course, still denies all of the accusations. common scam impacting people all over the country. three on your side has story of the delaware county woman who lost thousands and now she's sharing her story so others don't become victims too. eighty-eight year-old gloria, flips through family photos with her son, it is clear nothing means more to her then
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her children inn grandchildren. >> there is david. >> reporter: are he she got a phone call from her grandson asking for help she didn't hesitate although she did ask why he sounded funny. >> he said if you phone me you would know why i was in the accident and air bag hit me in the the face. >> reporter: then he told her she needed money. >> i said how can you send me money. he a said well, go buy my itune gift card. >> i said what. >> reporter: she didn't know how that would help but was worried and did as he asked. purchasing all of these itune card totaling. >> $7,000. >> reporter: she called him back and read him numbers on the card. >> i mean i just thought i was doing the right thing helping him, but that is all i can say. >> reporter: she wasn't helping her grandson she was helping a scam artists. >> i have been a mess ever since. how could i let myself be so
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stupid. >> reporter: but mario, with care a senior advocacy group say victims shouldn't feel that way. >> scammers find new you ways to get people to buy into the story, even though it is the same story, is there new twist that is come to play. >> reporter: she says before you react and do something that you may regret later. >> don't be afraid to hang up the phone, take a deep breath and maybe call another relative, son or daughter, or that grandchild themselves to make sure that they are okay. >> reporter: gloria wants people to hear her story, so they don't become a victim too. >> if i know that i had helped just one grandmother not to go through this ordeal, i will be thank full and try to help, that is all. >> reporter: we appreciate her speaking out. anyone with a elderly grand parent or loved one you need to talk to them about this scam. this way they will know what
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to look out for and won't fall for it. we get calls all the time. this is more significant amount of money involved. >> what are scammers going to do with these itunes card. >> by the time people realize is there a problem they are sold and used. that is key thing, you know, you just have to call your friend, relatives, anybody a senior and let them necessity if you get the a call lick this call up first, you know, so they are alerting other people before they start shelling out cash like this. >> thanks for sharing that story. it is tough to watch her good we all had grandmother and we don't want that to happen to them. so thank you. people in darby township have a new top cop in town. regina price will be sworn in tonight as town's first ever black female police chief. she is joining force after serving 29 years with the riveria beach police department in florida. well, coming up little pet store with a very big mission. >> a stepping stone to the working world for young people who need an extra hand, find out who made this dream come
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true, in this weeks story of brotherly love when we come right back. sixers season is coming to an end but there is one major reason to keep an eye on them next year plus kobe bryant's career comes to a close tonight, love him or hate him he is one of the best ever. we will reflect coming up, brook. hey, pat we have incredible video as school roof collapse is his from heavy rain, people were inside at the time. we will find out if everyone made it out fodeveloping drugs to fight deadly diseases. as a scientist, i know there's more that washington can do to help families. i'm running for congress to protect planned parenthood funding so more women get cancer screenings and treatment... to pass a ban on fracking in the delaware river basin to preserve our clean water,
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and to always protect medicare and social security. i'm shaughnessy naughton and i approve this message.
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we're back with terrifying video. if you look closely all of a sudden you will see deluge of water as ceiling collapse is a at a jackson prep in mississippi. >> look at that, workers in the school scramble, for safety, this all happens monday night as severe weather pounded that region. lots of damage but thankfully, in one was hurt. look at that, wow. >> they have been hit hard
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down south. >> they have. there is more storms currently erupting over louisiana a which we will show you new a second here but what will happies yesterday we were reporting on the same storm that brought very damaging storms through texas, coming our way in the form of the cold front and not the case anymore, and storms erupting across the western half of the country are pretty wide, but we do want to do due diligence and check with the eyewitness weather watcher network. we have a quick chill in the air. we will go in the list for ma'am. more bang the for buck i think. fran in nottingham at 33. jeromy blue bell at freezing mark. we have, in the 20's john in tabernacle. so definitely a chilly beginning to the morning. atglenn just shy of the freezing mark for a couple degrees. list goes on. it is a cold start. make note. meanwhile we will look at area pictures coming in to us, i thought i had within here lets look at this one here, ten minutes ago phil sent this one in. we have blooms outside have the beautiful beginning to the day. quiet and cold in chestnut
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hill as he reports. beautiful sunrise also underway here. we will look at what storm scan three has in store and at the moment not a lot. here's your dome of high pressure setting up. the northern hemisphere, high pressure basically initial clockwise rotation here. so anything that builds into the west and forms a storm will get shunted off. like i buy pass of a highway business routes, you don't necessarily to have deal with any storms here, for the long hall. rather we will have some sunshine and looking forward at uv index for next couple days it is getting up there. this may not seem high but uv index of six or seven it only takes 30 minutes to burn in that. we always a suggest all year long but now we are in longer days put on sun block because we have nice weather. thirty minutes and you start to burn. spf of 30 minutes or greater. my psa is over. now lets look the at beautiful weather coming up. lots of sunshine. we are tacking on additional degrees every day as well. to the point that by monday we
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will peak, 77 degrees, still with some sunshine and we will drop off a little bit by tuesday with really whimpy front coming our way. just beautiful, meisha. >> just gorgeous weather. >> thanks very much, katie. good morning. if you are just waking up this is where we have our first accident of the morning. ninety-five south past street road, the right and left shoulders are blocked. this is ramp to go to woodhaven right there. but it is pulled all the way off, you will get more than anything else is gaper delay and passing of the brakes. volume level is just starting to build in this area but just make note that accident is out there both side. right and left. just gorgeous. stunning shot of the ben franklin bridge. the look at that as sun comes up moving in the westbound direction, certainly starting to heat up a little bit right there. speaking have that sun delaware county i-95 north at 452, just blinding so pack those sunglasses. you will need them today. taillights moving in the the eastbound direction past conshohocken curve looking busy on both side. now switching gears, check
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this out, police in central california captured the exact moment a sinkhole opens up, wow, you can see the roadway actually open up and then collapse. so far a 12-foot by 50-foot section of the row way has fallen. it hit a sewage line 20 feet below. recent rains could have something to to with that collapse. yikes. jim, those are scary. >> it looks like our station parking lot right now good i was just going to say. >> i don't know about that. >> not the that bad but there are some things i get a little nervous. >> we have more incredible video to show you. >> yes, this is scary, watch as a crane drops a 70-ton air plane. someone do that, my goodness. it happened sunday at an airport in india. the crane was moving, and a324 training exercise and it slammed to the ground. we are told the jet was empty
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at the time and no one was hurt. people were nervous laughing there so close to that. >> lucky you are not underneath it. >> everybody is okay. talking about something bad, sixers wrap up another dismal season tonight. >> but there are signs sixers could be ready to improve. our pat gallen has a look at this years sixers, what has to happen to get sixers in the win column just a little bit more. >> they could play better defense and score the basketball. easy, right. >> scoring points is the key. there is one player in particular that may hold keys to the future of the 76ers. we will get to that in just a moment. but lets look back at last night's game with the toronto raptors. sad face. nick stauskus they hope can be a piece of the puzzle as three-point threat. he throws down a one hander. sixers at this point down just
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three. more saul castillo, off the miss, two hand put back. there was the not enough sauce in the world to stop raptors kyle lowery, connects. philadelphia native would send sixers to loss number 71 on the season. 122-98. seventy-one losses is a disaster but there is one player in particular who could set wheels in motion to make sixers a contender in the coming years, that man has not played in an nba game yet but hope is it is coming soon. joel embiid is that player and 7-foot two center has all of the tools to be the next great big man, he can shoot from the outside, great presence around the rim and is athletic but it all means very little unless he can get back on the court. after two surgeries, repairing the navicular bone in his foot he is still on the men. i spoke with doctor eric croft an orthopedic doctor from temple university about the kind of foot injury embiid is attempting to return from. >> the bigger you are the more stress you put across all
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joints and that magnifies down to the foot. the bigger individual you are, more stress across that area which is a high stress area. that is predisposing factor, these fractures even when treated perfectly there is no 100 percent guarantee. about ten or 15, to 20 percent will go on and need secondary procedures. >> one career will hopefully begin soon while another run comes to an end. after 20 nba season, kobe bryant's final game is tonight. the 37 year-old bryant has scored over 33,000 points, he is a five time champion and 18 time all-star, but i'll be honest, i have troubled rooting for the guy. even though he is from the area, i didn't like him. he was a laker. i was a sixers fan. the game that kobe bryant had spoke for itself. i have learned to respect his game and always tough to see such a great player hang them up. last few years really rough watching kobe's body fail him. he gave basketball fans some
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pretty impressive moments over a long career but all comes to than a end, all great things must come to an end, guys. >> twenty years. >> long time. >> thanks, pat. phillies are getting involved in the fight against hunger n south philadelphia yesterday, the phillies joined philabundance for the families kick off event. you can take part by taking food donations to the ballpark or participating in a theme day on april 30th. well, it is 6:50. there is a lot coming up on cbs this morning. >> gayle king joins us life from new york with the preview. good morning, gayle. >> i can tell you exactly what we have coming up at 7:00 brook and jim, how is the new gig going. >> so far, so good but it is early though. >> we are cheering you on here at cbs this morning. now to found are and former facebook president sean parker donates 250 million-dollar to fight cancer. plus look at largest donation ever for immuno therapy, and
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only on cbs this morning, we love whether he we can say that only on cbs this morning, forbes reveals first annual list of the global game changers. for making mind safe tore prosthetic leg that allows wounded veterans to skate word, how cool is that? we will take you to the white house science fair. she is's joining us in the studio, oscar winning actress, she's blon, she's lovely, gorgeous and she has a new cookbook out. her name is any guesses on her name brook and jim? >> is it gwyneth paltrow. >> yes, it is. >> a that was katie's guess. i stole it. >> that is very good. >> she will be here at the table. so we will see new about ten minutes and counting, back to you guys in philadelphia. >> i ways waiting for you to guess but brook got it first. >> hey, i just let her go first. i'll be wrong anyway. >> as it should be.
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>> exactly right. >> we will be watching, thanks gayle. >> see you guys. >> young disable adults often struggle to fine jobs. >> so, some parents created job training for them by opening up a store. ukee washington has this weeks story of brotherly love. >> we met young people rising to the challenge and learning skills, they will need for life. >> alycia makes change for a customer at pride pawness pennsylvania a pet supply store. employees here of have special need. many of been in high school and their first journey in the working world explains cherokee high school teacher kate malone. >> they are helping build their resume and becoming employable. >> everybody learns differently here. >> reporter: the inventory rivals any other pet store. >> we have dog biscuits, we have all kinds of toys.
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>> michael hoffman shows off the hand made card at counter. in the back other employees are weighing and bagging dog biscuits, that they have milk themselves. >> there is oatmeal peanut better and sweet treats. >> pam was one of the co founders, her daughter nicole who has epilepsy and developing skills like sewing, bandana as. >> to gain confidence so that she can maybe some day go out and work outside of her own. >> people, and pets have a embraced the shop. >> they come in here. they love it. they love the fact that they are homemade treats. they love the fact that these kids are pure at heart. >> reporter: young people get through 200 hours of training, then they make minimum wage. in the last six years about 50 young people have been through the program. >> many of our participants have moved on to work in their community. they work in place owes like home depot, different
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restaurants, hair salons. >> every time one of these young people moves on, another can come in. the stories run by a none in for profit, and fundraisers pay operating cost. next one april 30th at bar and bowl in pennsauken. to find out more go to our web site at cbs ill will's see you tonight. i'm's ukee washington for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". pride paws what a great operation. we have to take a road trip. >> thanks, ukee. >> we will be right back with three things you need to know before you go. >> three to go, and it is next.
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well, before you head out the door here are three things you need to know. >> three to go. >> 40,000 verizon workers have walk off the job within the hour, workers handles land line and cable not cell phones. customers will not be impacted verizon says. lower merion's own kobe bryant is taking the court for the last time tonight. he is a 20 year career with the l.a. lakers. major concert announcement at citizens bank park, find out who will be performing there this morning at 10:00 o'clock. we will bring you you that at noon. that is your three to go. >> lets get a last check of weather and traffic. how are roads. >> roads are good, yes. >> how about weather. >> weather is fantastic. it will look beautiful for next couple days, beautiful nothing but blue skies
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overlooking center city from palmyra cove nature park and live neighborhood network. temperatures will just keep climbing. average high 63. we will be near that seasonal average next few days but we're cracking 07's with no problem here by the time we hit sunday. looks great. >> okay, that will be so awesome. the first accident of the morning, 95 south past street road, that looks like it is, cleared out of our way. ninety-five south at cottman very slow moving now and delaware county, take a look at the that sunshine, yikes, pack your sunglasses, it will get you today. >> thanks, meisha. >> next up this morning the door bell that sees who is on the porch, technology simplifying deliveries and fighting crime. >> remember to join us bright and early each weekday morning here on cbs-3 at 4:30 a.m. have a great day.
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