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>> i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan, parents worse nightmare, a child is a victim of have i lens inside what is expected to be a safe place, happened this morning at j cook elementary school in the london section of
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philadelphia. our alex andre hoff live at the school with news on the teenager, and the suspect. alex? >> well, that injured student was taken to einstein medical center, we are told that she is in stable condition, but that suspect also a 14 year old girl has been taken into custody. >> concerned guardians with picture i.d.'s, were freed to pick up their student friends j cook elementary school shortly after the day began. >> a lot of parents is running up right now. >> cord to the school district, around 8:45, a fight between two, 14 year old girls, broke out in a third floor hallway. one of them grabbing a pair of scissors, and stabbing the other in the upper chest and arm. >> i can confirm these students know each other, and they've had a dispute. >> dispute that lasted several weeks. so it is unclear at this time what it was about. >> after the incident, philadelphia police was called. they detained the student that stabbed the other student, and right now, we are in the midst of conducting a investigation
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to see what occurred. >> the school was placed on lock-down, but notifications to guardians took about two hours. >> we found out by the news today. teachers didn't call, nobody called, it is craze. >> i another student were injured, for some parents who came to check in, that's all they needed to know. >> i'm here. they're fine. i seen their face. she is cool. now i got to go back to work. >> some parents did voice some concerns over the fact that this school was recently made k through eighth, combining the lower and middle school grades, regards egg this kind of violence. the school district says that these grades operate on separate floors. reporting in the logan section of the city, alexandria hoff, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", jim? >> thanks very much, alex. caught on camera, salem county man who watched burglars break into his on remote device order opened them out every his house analyst ends, surveillance video from the home in upper bits grove, burglary greeted at the door yesterday morning, by the homeowner's dogs who didn't seem to care. but, then the burglars were shocked by the voice of the
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homeowner. he saw them on surveillance camera, was able to talk to them, and he told them to get out. the burglars got away with some jewelry, police searching for the suspects. >> more surveillance video of another burglary, this shows a man breaking into a scrap metal recycling business, by climbing through a hole in the cinder block wall. the burglar and accomplice reportedly tried to get some metal, by using a electric welding tool, but it didn't work. if you know anything about either of these break-in's, please call police. this noon, thousands of union verizon workers up and down the east coast are on strike. hundreds of them who walked off the job in philadelphia are picket g outside the verizon building right now. "eyewitness news" reporter trang do joins us live in chinatown what it means for verizon customers, frank? >> reporter: brooke, verizon brought in thousands of non-union workers to assure customer service is not affected for land line, verizon fios, wireless not
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affected. take a look, traffic moving pretty well here, because the picketers were staying on the sidewalk, here, they say, that they're prepared to be out here for the long hall. >> no contract: >> verizon workers walk off the job at 6:00 a.m., the result of ten months of failed negotiations between the company and two unions. communication workers of america, and the international brotherhood of electrical workers. they number 39,000 members, along the east coast. >> we will be out here as long as it takes for us to get fair contract. >> major sticking point the unions say is job secure. >> i what the company is trying to do take the jobs that are generated in the local areas, and move them either out of state or out of the country. and we're not going to allow that. >> say these are good paying local jobs with good benefits, want to ensure it stays that way. >> i don't mind if i have to pay something but i want to be reasonable, i want the
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increase screen, but i want the job. >> unions rejected federal mediation could have delayed or prevented the strike. last time the workers went on strike in 2011, that lasted two weeks. for now live in chinatown, trang do, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". thanks a lot, frank. now, verizon union workers also walked off the job this morning in manhattan. they set up their picket line outside the verizon building near penn station. one union leader said the work remembers prepared to stay out as long as it takes. camille cosby will have to head to court again in the civil defemation case against her husband, bill. a judge in massachusetts decided cosby will continue her deposition next week. seven women sued bill cosby saying the comedian ruined their representations after they accused him of sexual assault. camille cosby will have to answer more questions from the accuser's lawyers, next week. bill cosby denies all of the accusations. new version every pennsylvania marijuana billhead dollars to the house. it passed the senate 42 to
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seven yesterday. and still allows patients to take the drug, and pill, in oil or liquid form, but not smoking, they cannot smoke marijuana legally nor grow t governor wolf said i'll sign the bill if it goes to his desk. people in darby township, delaware county, have new top cop in town. regina price will be sworn in tonight, as the township's first-ever blake female police chief. she is joining the force after serving 29 years in florida, with the rivera beach police department. >> sneak peak at the forecast earlier, one word, amazing. >> it is a little breezy but we will take it, first look at the forecast with meteorologist, katie fehlinger live on the cbs-3 skydeck. good afternoon, kate. >> i yes, good afternoon to you both. it feels really comfortable outside. obviously, still pretty heavy coat on. it is still cool. but if you are dress in the layers, this is just a beautiful afternoon that's currently unfolding here. bright blue skies, it is very tranquil outside. did you mention it is a tad
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breezy but real at this. we look at storm scan3, you will not see too much out here. >> this will be working over time for the next couple of days, because high pressure is settling in. and it will pay us a nice long welcome visit. at the moment here's where we currently stand temperature wise, a 2 degrees at the airport as well as up and down portions of the shore, 41 mount pocono, only warming up from here. now that we've hit high noon, temperatures probably checking on another eight or so degrees in philadelphia, down at the shore more like 53 at best, because do you have more of on shore winds flow, northeast breeze, to keep temperatures bit more level. but up in the poconos, even, you should still evening out 50 degrees high. so what a lovely day unfolding, and i have to tell you, moving forward in this forecast, it only gets better from here. if that's possible. so, nice little warming trend coming our way, i'll tell you just how warm it will get bit later in the show. jim, brooke, we send it back into you. >> thanks so much, katie. well, delaware valley you're invited to summer concert by one of the most beloved rock stars in history. >> sir paul mccartney is
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coming to citizens bank park. your official invitation was unveiled this morning, at the ballpark. sir paul will rock the bank on tuesday june 12th, and this summer show promises to be packed with classics. >> the songs covering sir paul's entire career as a solo artist with wings and of course as a beatle. along with no shortage of surprises. >> nothing like a summer concert outdoors at the stadium. paul last played in philly last summer at the wells fargo center. so are you getting ready for lunch? coming up a warning about fast-food and what can linger in your system if you eat too much or have it too often. that's on the health watch. >> a good kiss can sweep you off your feet. and apparently make you on belief just to what's happening around you, too, what this couple missed while happening around you, too, what this couple missed while they kissed when
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women vote is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> expected to learn more today about the fight against eats is, visiting crutch. a headquarters with members of the national security council, so about 5:30 tonightment meanwhile, new video of us led coalition air strikes in iraq. the aerial attacks targeted hide-outs used by the extremist group outside of baghdad. the iraqi defense ministry says drones were able to take out a number of suspected terrorists, and destroy vehicles used by isis fighters. >> turning to campaign 2016,
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the new york primary next week promises a significant boost in delegates for winners on both sides. the latest polls finds hillary clinton and donald trump hold double digit leads over their rivals. but, as correspondent kenneth craig tells despite frontrunner status, trump is calling out his own party. >> a republican system is absolutely rigged. >> donald trump told supporters in new york that his own party is plotting against him. he is accused g gop leaders of the playing with nomination rules to steel delegates. >> you call them shenanagans. >> you know, i know the rules very well, but i know it is stack against me by the establishment. >> republican national committee chairman writes the nomination process has been known for a year, complaints now give us all a break his rival ted cruz said trump himself is the problem. >> donald keeps hiring people with records of dirty tricks, of lies, and of threats to violence. >> for the democrats, new york
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is home turf. former new york senator hillary clinton is courting the african-american vote with appearance here before the reverend al sharpton national action network. the latest quinnipiac pole shows clinton with a 13-point lead overbrook lynn native bernie sanders who is endorsed by the transit workers union in his hometown. >> we've got to stand together, take on the big money interest and make it clear that our government works for all of us, not just the 1 percent. >> sounds ers and clinton will hold their next debate in brooklyn tomorrow night. kenneth craig cbs-3 "eyewitness news". what's for lunch? if it is fast-food you will want to listen up. >> you might be getting more than just fries with that. people who eat more fast foods are expose today higher levels of a possible harmful chemical, used in packaging materials and can lead into processed foods. a study at george washington university finds people who eat the most fast-food have
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chemical levels as much as 40% higher than other. >> in other news, one couple will not be giving police a description of the armed robbers who hit a bar in billings, montana. >> this couple's eyes were elsewhere. this is a pretty serious public display of affection, kissing couple at the bar rail, they were not paying attention to anything else. they didn't even stop when gunmen barge in and force the bar tend tore empty the cash drawer. the crooks got away and the couple, um, some say they should get a room. >> i agree. still ahead on "eyewitness news", your daily trip to the gym may be giving you more than just a good work out. >> this may give you the eastbound ' geek 50's, why you might want to watch up after your work out. katy? >> well, folks, tell you what, you might want to think about working outside in the next couple of days. every single day gets warmer and warmer. but where do we actually peak? i'll have the answer for you coming up in my full forecast. stick around.
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back on "eyewitness news" with terrifying video. if you look closely ought sudden you'll see deluge of water as the sealing collapses at jackson prep in mississippi. watch as they scramble for safety, monday night after severe weather pounds that region a lot of damage, but thankfully no injuries. well, the first summer block buster to hit theatres has its premiere last night in hollywood. >> the stars of captain america civil war hit the red carpet. chris evans is back as captain america, this time fighting fellow superhero iron man and the rest of the avengers. they need to pick sidesment robert downey junior loves all of the great effects in this latest half develop move.
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>> i there would be no way to make civil war unless we were able to mail all of the different technology together. but ultimately, as you know, you know, the acting sucks you don't care about all of the tech. so i think everybody in the previous job -- >> if you saw spoiler alerts spiderman joins the avengers, a lot of fans excited about, that captain america civil war comes out may six. >> looks good. >> sure does. >> outside, too, katy? >> nice transition, well done. we've gotting in but sunshine guys the next couple of days, majority of the seven day forecast just wall-to-wall sunshine. isn't that lovely? and it is also one area of high pressure, which is awesome, because it just is setting up shop, paying nice long visit to the area. and as it does so our temperatures are only going to start to climb with time here. so it looks fantastic if you're a fan of the nice calm sunny and mild weather. let's go outside. we will show you what's happening out there. and for now, at least, things are nice and clear it, will stay that way with storm scan
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completely empty at this point. let me zoom you out though. you can see, obviously some activity, again, some nasty thunderstorms down across the deep south, most notably panhandle section of florida, but none of this will bother our area. so, look what's happening here. you can't really pinpoint it at this point. but there is an area of high pressure that is centering itself right over the eastern united states, because you have clockwise flow around areas of high pressure in the northern hemisphere, all of this is basically going to get shunted away from our area, and this is called an owe mega block. now, it is casino of just fancy term, for basically quiet weather in our area, the reason they call it owe mega block, if you look closely, kind of likes like the greek letter owe mega, right? high pressure where you have got that dome setting up. the jet stream sort of gets amplified, right over our area. if you are sitting outside the dome, that's where you are going to end one very nasty weather potentially with any storms that move through. but we're sheltered essentially, because of that high setting up shop, as it will. now, keep in mind, you're going to start to hear me talk
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about this a lot more now that the sun angle getting higher and higher, means it is stronger and stronger sun, that's out, but, you have got uv index at six or seven in the next couple of days, may not sounds awfully hi, but all it takes is 30 minute for to you start to burn out in this kind of sunshine, and it is with us all day, for the next several. pollen, also, a side effect of this particular pattern, because you have still got some pretty decent tree pollen out there, blues definitely going to be out there, maple, juniper, alder specially, medium to high levels of pollen in the next few days. threes beautiful days coming up. you don't want to let them go to waste. have your allergy medication ready to go if you suffer from seasonal allergies. there they are, still group of folks headed out for recess outside plenty valley, up at broads head ville, nothing but blue skies in the distance in the live neighborhood network, it goes for everyone, not just the northern counties. first pitch looks awesome tonight. it will be clear, i certainly suggest having sweatshirt as phils take on the padres, 7:05, still full sunshine for
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you and temperatures under the clear sky are going to bottom out pretty readily, but it is a trans will night coming up. and tranquil forecast. just keeps going. look at this, every single day, rebounding by at least 2 degrees, to the point that we hit seasonable tomorrow, friday, even milder on saturday, 72 sunday, still with sunshine, we probably peak on monday, though, as we flirt with 80. but the other thing, too, is probably going to feel 5 degrees warmer than the thermometer reads because of the nice strong sunshine, what beautiful weather. enjoy it. make some outdoor plans, guys, all i can say. >> sunny and sneezy, i'll take it any day. all right, have you gone to the gym yet today? might want to bring the hands sanitizerment because it turns out, some gym equipment has more germs than your toilet. researchers say free weights are the worse. might want to wipe those down. here are a few things you should do, make sure to take those gym clothes home, wash them, instead of leaving them in a locker. never walk around barefoot.
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and again, wipe down the equipment. always. >> i wipe everything down as if it is a hazmat area, and i also pay attention to the people that sweat a lot. i don't use those machines, i stay away from them. >> smart movie would say. >> there are a few of them, uh-huh: you know me, mr. paranoid, germs. >> you need motivation to get to the gym as it is, this is not helping matters much it? >> we'll figure it out. i'll go spray the equipment down for you, katie. coming up: philly basketball superstar's last game is tonight. more on kobe's good-bye
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>> coming up on "eyewitness news" at 5:00 new high tech way to diagnosis concussions in athletes quickly and more easily. health reporter stephanie stahl tells us about something coaches can use right on the side lines, just seconds after impact, that is today at 5:00. well, montgomery county native and nba superstar kobe bryant is calling it quits tonight. the sure fire basketball hall of famer, tonight, in los angeles. kobe grew up in lower merion, and went onto spectacular career in the pros. kobe finished his 20-year career. third all time in scoring, and the winner of 5nba championships. as you might remember, lower merion high school, hollywood, do you remember that? >> i their. >> and we're little more than week away from the kick off to the philadelphia chinese lantern festival. >> well, today getting first look at some of the
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preparations, artist ons from china have been in the city for weeks now, installing displays in franklin square. a crane helped top off the giant chinese dragon lantern, incredible 200 feet long, 21 feet high, and is weighing 18,000 pounds. the festival is opening day is april 22nd. well, that's "eyewitness news" at noon for today. i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, for katie and all of us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00 always on line for you at cbsphilly.com. >> the young and the restless is next.
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