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explaining situation to parents and family and to us. >> she's a little girl. she doesn't know anything. she does not know anything all because of one school. see will go to another school. >> reporter: she is aunt of the 14 year-old girl accused of stabbing another young female student with scissors while fighting in the third floor hallway of the jay cook elementary school at will 45:00 a.m. >> the school was placed on lock down after the incident. philadelphia police were called. they detained the student that stabbed the other student. >> a lot of parents is running upright now. >> i'm here, they are fine, i seen her face, she's cool and now turf go back to work. >> reporter: guardians who heard of the incident rushed to the school. some upset that they were not contacted directly. >> we found out by the news. teacher didn't call, nobody called. the it is crazy. >> reporter: victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, to her chest and arms, charges are expected for accused attacker. >> things got too the heated
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and one girl lost control. dispute, between each other that just kind of bowled over. >> reporter: what prompt had this violent encounter, a cording to the suspect's aunt exactly what you would imagine, for two, eighth graders. >> what was the fight over. >> it was he said, she said, this boy, and regular school stuff that goes on in this year for some reason. >> reporter: and the suspect is expect to be charged, as a juvenile. reporting live from einstein medical center i'm alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> al sand that, thank you. chopper three over a smokey house fire in the the straw write mansion neighborhood. fire fighters were called to the home on 33rd and diamond around 3:00 this have afternoon. no injuries were reported, but investigators have some questions, over how the fire started. our trang do will have a live report coming up on "eyewitness news" at 6:00 o'clock. a south jersey home owner takes burglars by surprise, scaring them away from a far, that home owner saw them on surveillance video and address
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he had them remotely. you can see them as they quickly left. "eyewitness news", new jersey reporter, cleve bryan, joins us live from upper pittsgrove salem county to tell you more, cleve? >> reporter: ukee, unfortunately even here in rural salem county, new jersey, country living isn't always care free and sometimes, when the old fashion safety measures like dogs and locks fail, a little modern technology can be worth the purchase price. the sound of dogs barking to nothing to discourage this break in tuesday morning. two men kick in the door of the house on glassboro road in upper pittsgrove township with the dogs keeping their teeth to themselves, home security footage shows burglar scouring the home, and then a change and then men quickly leave. what you do not hear because off the recording limitations is that the home owner spoke to the burglars through a inter come and told them to leave. >> she was able to talk to them and scare them away. >> reporter: dennis pool lives next door and said state
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police handling the burglary investigation came to check on his house and explained what happened. the home owner, got an alert on her phone that something was happening in her house and afterward officials won't repeat, she told them to get going. pool later saw the security video on the state police facebook page and was pretty startled. >> it seemed brace tone me, first in the middle of the day or earl will i morning they would kick in the door like that and disregard the dogs. >> reporter: his reaction after seeing the security system work, he wants it. >> last time my son works for comcast and we're talking bit, hooking us up, with her and getting a security system here. >> reporter: so far, no arrests, burglars did make out, with some jewelry, and if you know anything about the situation, or if you recognize the people in that video, please call new jersey state police. reporting live from upper pittsgrove township i'm cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> by the way the same principal that home owner used can be used at your front door. there are new high tech door
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bells, that lets you see who is there, and talk with them, even when you are not at home. more information on that during "eyewitness news" 59:30. bill cosby asked a federal appeals court to reseal a decades old deposition in which he admit add fares and obtaining drugs to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex. documents were made public last year. the attorneys for the embattled comedian hope to keep the documents from being used against him in a pending criminal case and other lawsuits. the cosby is also fighting several civil lawsuits from woman who accused him of sexual assault a and defamation. tens of thousands of verizon workers walk off the job and on to the picket lines, it happened up and down the east coast. the nearly 40,000 members of the communications workers of america, and the international brotherhood of electrical workers went on strike this morning. they include verizon land line and cable workers right here in philadelphia the workers have been without a contract since august, and they say their main sticking point is job security. >> what the company is trying to do is to take the jobs
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generated in the local areas inn a move them either out of the state or out of the country and we're not going to allow that. >> reporter: verizon is using non-union staff in place of the striking workers. the it is unclear when both sides will goat back to the bargaining table. verizon workers also took to the picket lines in manhattan. they protested outside the verizon building near penn station. one union leader say workers are prepared to stay out as long as it takes. some break news now, a medical marijuana bill is heading to the desk of pennsylvania governor tom wolf. the state house passed the measure today after a successful senate vote yesterday, and this measure, allows patients to take marijuana a in pill, oil or liquid form and again, it is heading to the desk of the governor wolf who had has promised to sign tonight to law as soon as it gets to him. turning now to campaign 2016, hillary clinton and donald trump maintain their front runner stat as you head of the new york primary next week. latest poll shows both candidates hold double digit
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leads over their rivals, correspondent kenneth craig is in new york and he caught up with the candidates on the campaign trail. >> wow. >> reporter: striking verizon union workers mobbed bernie sanders as he visited their picket line in his hometown of brooklyn. >> this is just another major american corporation trying to destroy the lives of working americans. >> reporter: sanders is hoping to wecht with voters ahead of tuesday's primary in new york. across town, hillary clinton courted the african-american vote at the reverend al sharpton's national action network. >> america's problems won't be solved by building walls, and dividing our country, between us and them. >> reporter: clinton maintains that ten-point lead over sanders over the poles, he will try to close that during a celebrity filled rally here tonight in washington square park. among republicans, donald trump's lead is enlarger, a new see even i college pole
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pull shows trum 27 to one over john case wick ted cruz over distant third but billion air says republican establishment is working behind the scenes to keep him from getting enough delegates to become the nominee. his campaign says it won't work. >> the at the end of the day majority of the voters will come around to donald trump because he is only one that can win a general election and party will come around as well. >> reporter: trump will campaign tonight in pennsylvania. and ted cruz will hold a televised town hall. kenneth craig for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". the new york primary is set for next tuesday, april 19th and the following week, five states, hold contests including pennsylvania and delaware. right now president obama is paying a rare visit to cia headquarters this comes as united states considers senting more forces to iraq to fight isis. president is meeting with top national security advisors. they are giving him an update on the u.s. led campaign in syria and iraq as well as iraqi diplomatic efforts to
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resolve syria's civil war. meeting comes one week before president obama travels to sawed a rain use for a summit with persian gulf leaders. taking a look at weather, a gorgeous spring day full of blue skies and sunshine. "eyewitness news" in philadelphia's fairmount neighborhood where some haddon a jacket and some pants. others, were out for some exercise and they have t-shirts and shorts going on there. but you don't to have look far to see those signs, of spring. meteorologist kate bilo is live on our cbs-3 sky deck to tell fuss these spring-like conditions will stick around, hi kate. >> yes, just a beautiful day outside right now. you know we have had a rough april so far, we have had some rain in the past couple of days, we a had snow this past weekend so even though today is on the cool side it is a beautiful day to get outside, not even a cloud to be seen out here in center city. taking a look at storm scan three you can see similar situations not much going on across the entire northeast. as we zoom on it there is a system in the deep south that will stay off to the south and move out in the atlantic ocean and could impact portions of
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the area indirectly this weekend. ill a he explain that in a bit. in the meantime lets talk about temperatures right now. a little bit below average. we should be in the lower 60's. we are 57 degrees in philadelphia, 56 in allentown, 54 in lancaster. but without a lot of wind and with the full, bright sunshine throughout the day it feels nice outside. we will wake up to chilly temperatures tomorrow morning though, 40's the morning low in the sit. notice north and western suburbs waking up in the 30's and we have a front advisory to tell but, again, far north and western suburbs of philadelphia, including upper bucks, montgomery county, western chester, lehigh valley and all of south jersey could see frost tomorrow morning. but once that frost moves out, once it starts to melt off, we will expect temperatures to surge tomorrow afternoon and they are just going to keep on getting warmer. we have got 70's in the forecast, i'll tell you when those 70's get here and we will have your weekend outlook coming up when i join you inside, back over to you. well, one of the biggest stars around will put on a big concert this summer right here
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in philadelphia. sir paul mccartney is coming to citizens bank park, officials details were unveiled at the ball yard. mccartney will perform tuesday, july 12th. >> sir paul's entire career as a solo artist with of course as a beetle, along with no shortage of surprises. >> sir mccartney last performed in philadelphia last summer at the wells fargo center. >> that is going to be a great time. >> surprises you say. >> love it. >> coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", a sweet grandmother from delaware county thought she was helping a family member in need but she was really targeted by a scam artists, warning you need to hear so you don't fall victim as well. how gettysburg man ended up with hillary clinton's car and yes is selling it. >> they say love is blind. couple so even grossed in their pda they had no idea what was going on around them.
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well, it is a common scam, impacting people all over the country. three on you have side's jim donovan has the story of a delaware county woman who lost thousands of dollars, and now she's sharing her story so others do not fall victim too. >> reporter: as 88 year-old gloria flips through family photos with her son, it is clear nothing means more to her then her children and her grandchildren. >> here's david. >> reporter: when 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, well, if you saw me, you would know why. i was in an accident an the air bag hit me in the the face. >> reporter: then he told her he needed money. >> i said how can i get you money. he said, go buy me
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card. >> reporter: she didn't necessity how that was helped but was worried and did as he asked. she purchased these itune card totaling. >> $7,000. >> reporter: she called him back and read him the numbers on the card. >> i mean i just thought i was doing the right thing, helping him, 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 stupid. >> reporter: but mario, with carry a senior advocacy group say victims should not feel that way. >> scammers find new ways to get people to buy into the story, even though it is the same story, there is new twists that come, to play. >> reporter: she says were you react, and do something that you may regret later. >> don't be afraid to, you know, hang up the phone, take a deep breath and maybe call another relative, son or daughter, or that grandchild themselves, to make sure that, you know, they're okay. >> reporter: gloria wants
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people to hear her story so they don't become a victim too. >> if i know that i had help just one grandmother not to go through this ordeal, i will be thankful. i'm going to try to help, that is a all. >> reporter: anyone with a elderly grandparent, friend or loved ones really need to talk about this scam so they know what to look out for and won't fall victim to it. if you are wondering what scam artists are doing with those itune cards and numbers, it is likely they resold the information and made a tidy profit. reporting for three on your side, i'm jim donovan. >> if you want to buy the last car hillary clinton ever owned now is your chance to own a piece of history. >> mike wand a former gardener in gettysburg is auctioning off 1986 oldsmobile cutlass sierra on ebay. it has only 33,000 miles on it. clinton bought it, brand new while living in the arkansas governor's mansion and she put the car up forbid among white
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house staff when she and president bill clinton left washington. he bought it for her 16 year-old daughter for $2,000 but she didn't want to drive it. now it is up for sale, price right now is $5,600. >> eighty-six cutlass. >> yes, just cruising through the street. >> i was expect something else. but that is pretty good. >> we are dog owners and cats. we treat the our pets like family. >> in question. >> it brings up a good question, can our pets catch our colds this was submit by viewers fran and terry. our pets always by our side, some even, in bed. we pet them, we take care of them but are we spreading our germs to them. >> i feel like, i mean she has got allergies and all kind of stuff. so, germs are germs. >> reporter: what do you think. >> i agree with that. >> all right. well, nicole has the real answer for you, can our pets, catch our colds, tonight at
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11:00. don't forget if you have a good question, log on to cbs philly.com/good question. you can also tweet us using #cbs-3 good question. >> nicole will bring in a l int roller for me too. >> yes. >> that is a necessity when you have a dog. >> you you are talking abundant sunshine. >> bring it. >> it is beautiful. speaking of cold i said i'm under the weather still but this is good weather to be under if you have to be in the weather, i will be under this weather. you have to be in the >> indeed. >> it will be beautiful, for the foreseeable future right through end of the week and into the weekend. we have a little something for everyone. unless you are a fan of snow, rain or thunderstorm then you are out of luck. but if you like it cool and sunny, we have. that if you like it warmer, we have that as well. lets look at is what going on outside. we will go up to bethlehem. you can see lots of sunshine outside right now. the grass is green, everything in bloom, i know allergy sufferers are feeling it this week and we will continue to do so, again, as everything continues to burst into bloom and temperatures just get
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warmer, and warmer. the lets take a quick look at our live neighborhood network sites. almost looks like a beautiful beach day, at the margate beach patrol camera. i saw a woman walking her white dog down the sand. good day for a walk. still chilly. shore will be a spot the that does stay on the cooler side throughout the weekend thanks to a wind off water. we will talk more about that in a bit. lets start off with a look at storm scan three. it shows bank of cloud moving through central pennsylvania few more clouds in here as we go through this evening. but other than that everything is very quiet. even as we zoom out we are not seeing much of anything. part of the country getting wet, portions of the deep south, heavy rain, strong thunderstorms across texas, that has moved into the gulf coast region, florida, georgia, and that system will head out to sea and we could feel some impact mainly in the form of wind from that system this weekend. in the meantime temperatures are warming up, today, still on the cool side for april, 57 n philadelphia. fifty-six in allentown. 56 degrees in trenton. as we zoom out it is chillier
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but look at how warm in the west. december money is seven two. st. louis 64. that warm air will slowly, gradually be building in a little bit each day. this is not a wrapped warm up where we surge to the 80's in 24 hours this ace invoice warming trend in the weekend as that big dome of high pressure starts to slide eastward and as it does so that warmer a air from the south and west will make its way in. this is what we have to watch that system off shore that will bring in northeast wind to the region keeping it much cooler this weekend down the shore. april so far we have only had two days with full sunshine, and then partly sunny days and four cloudy days but it looks like that number will be going up and up and up, throughout next week, nothing but sunshine in the forecast, at least through monday. heading to the phillies game tonight 56 degrees. the it will be cool. especially once that sun goes down. bring the jacket. temperatures in the 40's by the end of tonight's game. overnight mainly clear, chilly at 40 degrees. tomorrow looks great, mostly
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sunny, seasonal at 62. if you like it warmer, the warm upstarts, tomorrow we're up to 64 on friday. sixty-seven on saturday. what a beautiful start of the weekend and what a difference a week makes last a saturday it was snowing so we will take 67 with sunshine, and if you like it in the 07's or near 80 perhaps, i got the some of that coming up next half an hour as well. >> you got solve that. >> you are full of news. >> i got some of that. >> thanks, nicole, appreciate it. still ahead on "eyewitness news" a high tech way to diagnosis concussions in athlete quickly and more easily. >> health reporter stephanie stahl tells bus something coaches can use on the side line just seconds after impact, leslie. sixers season finally coming to an end and public memorial will to honor ed snider has been announced. plus flyers get in one last practice before heading to washington, what will it take to beat the capitals, sports is next.
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>> getting ready to are playoff hockey, game one of the flyers/capitals series starts tomorrow in washington. there they are on the ice practicing in voorhees for the last time before they hit the road. flyers have been in playoff medicine for a few months now as they for the their way in. captain claude giroux since this series will be a long one. >> games we have played against each other, you know, it was hard games. the reason why they are one of the best teams in the league is they find ways to put the puck in the net. so it will be tight, there won't ab lot of room out there but we will fight. >> public memorial to honor flyers chairman ed snider is set for next thursday, april 21st, doors to the wells fargo center will be opening up at 11:30, free to the public, it will be a chance for fans to celebrate the man who helped shape philadelphia sports. sixers playing their last game of the season on the road in chicago and for players it is one more chance to show the new man in charge brian
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colangelo what they can a actually do. kobe bryant is playing in his last nba game tonight, lower merion grad leaves behind a brill yacht career with the lakers. he will finish third in nba history in points, as you might imagine, the staples center is sold out for the game, and, fans are expecting a fantastic send off. >> i would imagine, yes. >> something big will happen tonight. >> for sure. >> seems like just yesterday i was talking to him in lower merion high school in the hallway and he was having a press conference that he wasn't going to college and then right to the pros. great career. >> incredible. >> coming up in the next half an hour a new kind of door bell that does much more than just ring, it lets people see visitors even if no one is home, we will tell you how high tech device is simplifying deliveries and fighting crime. family stumbles on what could be one of the art world's greatest find, where they found this italian masterpiece worth 135
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million-dollar. plus, new at 6:00, find out what led to a high speed crash ending with this koran its roof over the side of the bridge, in chester county.
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answering the question who is at the door is getting easier, like most areas of life, the technology has arrived and new crop of high tech door bells are on the market allowing to you sianni talk to whoever is there. police say they are even helping to keep criminals away. "eyewitness news" continues a at 5:30. i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. as cbs news reporter chris martinez tells us the high tech door bells are linked to your smart phone. >> fire department. >> reporter: false alarms. >> we're not home. >> reporter: stolen packages, attempted burglaries, even romantic serenades.
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>> ♪ >> reporter: all captured by rings, video door bell. >> what kind of door bell is this. >> reporter: when visitors press the door bell or set off the motion detector, it send an alert to the home owner's smart phone, last year, they partnered with the lapd as part of the pilot program to reduce burglaries. >> there we are. >> reporter: rob o'donnell is one of the program's participants, she and her husband are survivors of the violent 1980 home invasion. >> this is what rob o'donnell sees when i ring her door bell a clear view of her front porch from her even if and we can talk back and forth. los angeles police say since this program began they have seen a 55 percent drop in crime. ring's devicees are powered by traditional electric wiring or battery but they do require an internet connection. you are seeing a lot of concerns about what we see internet of things. >> reporter: editor dan dan ackerman warns that all systems dependent on wifi is there room for error.
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>> biggest vulnerability in this new technology where everything is not fully baited takes ted yesterday. >> reporter: half of all home robberies occur during date when no one is there. >> if i'm a criminal i'm's coming to the house. am i hearing voice? motion detection goes off. why is there someone at my front door at 3:00. no one is supposed to be there i can say can i help you. they have no idea where i am in they leave. >> reporter: chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. >> interesting. >> yes, it is. you can get a response, from my man, what kind of door bell is this. >> i had a package stolen ones and i wish i had it. >> they would have stopped right in their tracks. >> good stuff. darby township is introducing a new top cop, regina price will be sworn in tonight as township's first ever black female police chief. she's joining force after serving 29 years with the riveria beach police department in florida. a decision by north carolina's governor to change part of the law limiting the rights of the lesbian, gay, by sexual and transgendered
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people has failed to silence opponent. the yes, sir the governor, a republican, issued an executive order to expand the state's equal employment policy to include sexual orientation and gender identity. the governor is also asking the legislature to restore rights to sue, in state court over discrimination. he also reaffirmed the right of the private businesses, to set their own rules, when it comes to rest rooms. >> i have listened to the people of the north carolina and the people of north carolina a are entitled to both privacy, and equality. >> reporter: uproar overall this started with the passage of the house bill two the north caroline general assembly adopted the law after charlotte passed an ordinance, that permitted tabs gendered people to use the bathroom of the gender that they identify with. a french family has stumbled upon what could be an italian masterpiece, hidden away, in their attic. experts say that the painting is a work of the italian
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renaissance painter, a 400 year-old painting, and it could be worth 135 million-dollar. the couple found the painting, while fixing a leak in their attic. there is still some debate over its authenticity, but many experts, are convinced. >> i can tell by the face, i have never seen a face like this. >> owner of this picture did in the the know of the existence of the picture, which has probably been there for 150 years. >> imagine that, the painting portrays, the bible heroin jidith beheading a enemy general. authorities have designated a french national treasure. more than a decade, philadelphia's historic freedom theater has moved on. >> but finally the theater is getting a second wind just in time for the 50th anniversary. reporter cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio went to north broad street to figure out its source of new life. >> reporter: freedom theater has been lauded from the rafters of the profession,
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actors like denzel washington and melba moore snow it well, for its youth theater programs and ground breaking productions about black life, and yes, it struggled.e a t of physical challenges, we had a roof that leaked, you know, our h va c died, we didn't have heat the for like four years. >> reporter: sandra hawkins is executive director and she says freedom was mired in debt for years, but the city helped and a three-year plan quietly turned things around. >> all of the architectural detail is here. >> reporter: renovations, repairs and staff is breathing new life, into this historical space. one of the few remaining black theaters in the city. >> after the death, i think a lot have people were just didn't know what to do report rorrer artistic director, shown here, wrote the ballet of trayvon martin a play about the final hours of the teenager's life, it opens up in may starring 16 year-old a
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mir randall trained right here on freedom. >> i will try to do him justice. >> reporter: he believes this theater, despite its struggles, it is the perfect place for the premiere. >> it came out of the black arts movement. so, it is making sense that this is part of the black lives matter movement. >> reporter: a new attitude, and a new freedom theater, with the same goal, just in time for another 50 years n north philadelphia, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, flying with children can be a challenge, coming up what lawmakers are doing to make the task easier on everyone. also ahead, diagnosing concussions right the on the sidelines just moments after impact. health reporter stephanie stahl tells us about a new high tech tea vice that can determine if injured athletes need more testing. a wild scene in a bar, it is not just this couple making out but what happens around them, that they have no idea, kate.
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a sunny stretch of spring weather, i will tell you which days will be warmers as we head toward weekend and when we can approach 80 degrees, coming up with the seven day when we come right back.
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well, it might get easier to travel, with young children, the senate added an a moment, to an bill that will require airlines and parents sit with their children at the no extra cost. it comes as fees for premium seating on flights make it harder for families to reserve seats together. at moment also requires, airlines to let pregnant with man preboard.
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google wants to help you, me time into your schedule. tech company unveiled a new feature in the calendar app called goals. you have to choose a personal goal and app will figure out the best time for to you do that, if a conflict comes up, google will automatically reschedule it. >> everybody need me time good everybody need me time and nice to have something to remind you to do it. >> yes. >> let will will encouragement never hurt anyone. coming up your work out could be making you sick, a look at hotch bacteria is at your local gym
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on the cbs-3 healthwatch more than a million athletes, experienced a concussion, in the u.s., every year. and now researchers are looking at a new way to diagnosis, concussions, quickly and more easily. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here now to explain how. >> reporter: we have talked about concussion as a lot and as we have told you concussions can be complicated to difficult. well, this new research involves a portable ultrasound, headset, that can be used on the sidelines, so coaches can determine if it is an injured athlete that needs
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more tests. high school junior kordell ross says he blacked out after making a tack until football practice last year. >> they had had me try to remember five words and i could not remember any of them, then they had me stand up and walk back but i could in the do it. >> reporter: ross is part of the study detecting a faster way to detect concussions. it involves this headset called a transcranial doppler device. scientists demonstrate how it works using ultrasound to map blood flow changes in the brain. >> brain vice good at regulating blood flow and during a concussion it impairs the ability of the brain to regulate blood flow. >> reporter: it compared ultrasound of 200 high school athletes. technology was able to tell if the player had a concussion 83 . >> right now we're in the research phases of this. >> reporter: ross's football coach says the head set would help him do his job tools like this will go a long way to making coaches and everyone feel like we have a handle on this. >> reporter: maybe better protect athletes so they can
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keeper suing their dreams. >> reporter: now, students, both boys and girls testing concussion ultrasound device took part in many different kind of sports, including, football, soccer, basketball, cheer leading and track. also on the healthwatch tonight are you heading to the gym tonight? well, you might want to bring your hand sanitizer, it turns out gym equipment the has more germs then, get this, your toilet. >> yuck. >> researchers say, free weights are the worst, so definitely wipe those down. also make sure that you take those gym clothes home and wash them instead of the leaving them in the locker the research says, and never walk around barefoot, always wipe down that equipment. >> oh, man, free weights. >> yes, free weights. >> so, more so the mats. >> the mats. >> and the germs can get in there and they can sometime smell a little bit. >> i know folks wear flip-flops in the shower. >> oh, yeah. >> i don't work out anyway, so
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it is not an excuse not to work out. >> yes, just clean up. >> kate bilo joins us with our forecast. the wonderful weather for the game tonight. >> it will be a little chilly tonight but it will be dry. bring a light jacket. it is still springtime. cool night but warm days, cool nights we have great weather ahead and you know what it that is story about the gym scares you, work out outdoors. go for a run along kelly drive, the weather will be perfect for it. not too hot or cool perfect weather to get outside. lets take a look at ate. right new we will go outside to a live look at center city. not a cloud in the sky. just that beautiful blue sky, all day long, and, start to finish. yesterday turned out like this, the first half of the day though, it was not so great. today we had full day, looking beautiful and it looks like this weather will be continuing, that is good news, today was a lit built on the cool side for this time of the year but we're in the complaining after 40's just last weekend, but if you like it warmer, spring weather has return, to the delaware valley, you're witness weather watcher tonight talking about
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temperatures in the 50's and 60es a. that one day reading, down right, and 63 degrees. and full sunshine. great spring day, little funny, cool. i love that. love that little rhyme. the ain't it funny, today sure was a honey. christopher deam bureau use is 64 degrees. nothing but sun there. bright sunny evening. warmer to this morning when it was 29 degrees outside. sure was, and you can see trees are in bloom, here, in saint david western burbs. this is in wayne. wayne is not one of the spots that is included in the frost advisory tonight, but out toward reading you are in the frost advisory. 61 degrees there now. as we check in with birdboro. he a said not much to say about today just clear and beautiful. let's keep it like this. easier said than done. we will keep it like this throughout the end of the week and into the weekend. just a little will bit warmer. we will show you storm scan three which is not showing a whole lot of anything worth talking about. few cloud drifting from the
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west. that is bit. zooming out a cross the greater, eastern half of the country you can see a storm in the deep south but as that moves out to sea, this big dome of high pressure you can see clear skies over portions of the upper midwest. that will be moving eastward and taking control. that means high pressure in control for days upon days. we will start out on the cool side of the high and then transition to the warmer side of the the high, by later in the weekend and into next week but constant will be the sunshine. we have nothing but sun in the forecast right through next monday, a at least. and right now it is 57 degrees in philadelphia a. fifty-six in reading. fifty in mount pocono. sunny, beautiful, in the a lot of wind but still on the cool side. tomorrow we are right back to average for this time of the year with highs in the lower 60's. friday back to the mid 60's and then notice as that high continues to flip eastward we will warm things up. we are in the upper 60's by saturday. just a gradual progression. with that high overhead though and a closed low, storm off the coast as we head in the weekend that storm will will stay away from frustrates at let directly but it will cause a
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tight pressure gradient. you can see wind here along the coast from maine all the way down to the carolinas, we will see wind strong this weekend and it will be breezy further inland. heading down the shore just keep in mind it will be cooler down there with the colder ocean water and the wind off that water as well. overnight mainly clear and chilly, we are down to 40 degrees for your overnight low. tomorrow looks beautiful. mostly sunny. seasonal. sixty-two our daytime high. take a peak at this weekend forecast, doesn't get much better then this. 67 degrees with sunshine saturday. seventy-two on sunday. if you don't have any outdoor plans just yet make some right now. people got little leagues spoiled last weekend. this weekend, not the going to be the case. it will be beautiful. sunny skies, mild temperatures. first completely dry weekend we have had since march 5th and 6th. it has been a a while over a month since we had a entire weekend of dry weather. look at this sunshine in the eyewitness weather seven day forecast and that gradual warm up. sixty's, thursday, friday, saturday. then 70's on sunday. monday near 80 degrees.
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back door cold front will bring slightly cooler air. even next tuesday and wednesday, also looking fantastic. we will run out of things to talk about here but take away just a beautiful forecast a head. jessica and ukee, back to you. thanks so much. we have new video of the britain's prince william and duchess of cambridge on safari. take a look william and kate set orphan baby elephants and rhinos at a national park in a remet part of the northeastern india. they told reporters they enjoyed learning more about conservation and anti poaching efforts from wild life experts. and, this, they really close call, photographer on the island of saint bart's got a touchdown when a landing plane zoomed inches over him, actually striking his hand. he said he could barely feel it the but was left with the black mark from the plane's wheel for proof. this airport is known for lower a approaches and tourist go there for those close-up shots. that is what he ended up with,
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speaking of shots. right there. >> he could in the see, do you see that coming at him, seriously. >> one couple will not be giving police a description of the armed robber to hit a bar in billings, montana. >> even though they were right there as it was rob. let's say they only had eyes for each other. they were kissing and missing the entire robbery. they didn't stop when gunman barged in and forced a bar tend tore empty a cash drawer. crooks got away and couple continued their, pda a and didn't come up for air or nothing. >> is that one of the suspects walking right by him. >> yes. >> they looked at them and like come on, y'all. >> young love. still a head on "eyewitness news", these young people are getting ready for the working world but they just learn differently. >> find out about this pet store with a purpose and how you can help in this weeks story of brotherly love. we will be right back.
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disabled young adults often struggle to find a job. >> so parents created job training for them by opening up a store, it is today's story of brotherly love. >> alycia a makes change for a customer and pride pawness marlton a pet supply store. employees here of special needs, and she aged out at high school and this is their first journey in the working world explains cherokee high
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school teacher kate malone. >> they are building their resume and becoming more employable. >> you learn different liz stuff here. >> reporter: inventory, rivals any other pet store. >> we sell dog biscuits, we sell cat supplies. >> this is hard. >> reporter: michael hoffman shows off hand made card at the count are in the back other employees are, weighing and bagging dog biscuits, they have made themselves. >> peanut butter, and then is there oatmeal peanut butter and sweet treats. >> reporter: pam shorter was one of the co founders, her daughter nicole who has epilepsy is developing skills like sewing bandanas. >> to gain confidence, so that she can, maybe some day, get out and work outside of a office. >> do anything there. >> reporter: people and pets have embraced the shop. >> they come in here, they love it. they love the fact that they
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are home made treats. they love the fact that these kids are joy at heart. >> reporter: young people go through 200 hours of training and then they make minimum wage and 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 communities. they work at places like home depot, different restaurant, hair salons. >> reporter: every time one of these young people moves on, another can come in. the stories run for non-profit, fundraisers pay for operating cost. the next one is april 30th at bar and bowl in pennsauken. to find out more go to our web site at cbs philly.com/brotherly. such a great program. >> yes, indeed. that is "eyewitness news" at 5:00. now the at 6:00 a rash of brake ins have a local community on edge tonight, we will tell you where it is happening and the latest on the search for whoever is responsible. also a car wind up on its roof, off the side of the bridge, find out what happened just before, the driver lost
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control, kate? a beautiful spring day in philadelphia, just a really just below average but if you like it warmer, temperatures are on their way up, i'll tell you when we will head to the 60's coming up at 6:00. lights, camera action i'm greg argos down the jersey shore in wildwood with ocean scenes being filmed on the boardwalk and how it is helping local business. and right now on "eyewitness news", a chester county neighborhood is on edge, as thieves hit at least three homes, and all of these cases have happened on the same night. good evening, i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. this those breakness happened in the wayne section of the tredyffrin township. "eyewitness news" reporter, justin finch has latest on the search for burglars. and after three reported break ins, tredyffrin township police are stepping up patrols, but they are asking
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resident to raise their awareness. some neighbors are seeing more of tredyffrin police, and they like it. >> my wife and i both attended to notice tredyffrin township has been patrolling our little street as well as seeing a number of tredyffrin police cars at different times going up and down old eaglesville. >> reporter: where this sign warns of active patrols and calls for reports of suspicious activity such as in the early hour of monday after fourth. >> we had three reported, non-forceable entry burglaries, wherein peoples sustained losses in the stratford and wayne sections. the various items such as large screen televisions, wallets, credit cards, and some smaller items were removed including a lap top computer. >> reporter: three homes burglarized, here, in the 600 block of wallace drive and 700 block of hedges lane. houses hit while residents were inside, no one

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