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right now at 11:00, champions on the court and off. two stars of the villanova basketball team surprise a young fan. why they were hanging out in his playhouse. >> a lovely stretch of spring weather underway but first a cold night to get through. we've got another frost advisory to tell you about and then temperatures head for the 70 i'll tell you when we get there. >> the deadline to file your taxes is fast approaching but what happens if you just don't do your taxes? >> question.
>> nicole brewer gets the answ answer. those stories are more are straight ahead. we begin tonight with flight frustrations at philadelphia international airport. good evening i'm ukee washingt washington. >> i'm jessica dean. long lines at security have caused a record number of people to miss their flights and it could get worse this summer. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt is live at the airport with more on what's causing the backup. david? >> reporter: jessica and ukee, nobody likes long lines especially at the airport. but we're seeing those longer lines good weather just about guarantees those long lines. the reason because transportation security administration screeners, that number is shrinking. it's one of the most stressful parts of flying, the pre flight wait in security line that could be an hour, sometimes even longer. >> it looked like they were just slow as well. that her doing extra work. >> reporter: new data shows in one week last month, about 6800 american airlines passengers record number missed their flights because of the long lines. >> the security line like an
hour. in the security line. >> reporter: date from cbs news shows the number of tsa screeners is down 15% from 2011. airport officials around the country and locally are doing their best to accommodate. >> we know that the line may look very long but there are many lanes within the checkpoints so even though the line looks long it ma not be quaint as daunting as it appears to be. >> tsa officials and lawmakers point out the security lines are just that, to ensure security. in a statement to "eyewitness news" a spokesperson said, the agency's number one priority is keeping you safe. quote, we at tsa have row bit of plan to address the volume including more k9 use, encouraging pre check enroll many, overtime, accelerated hiring and more ". speaking of tsa pre check, new numbers show not as many people are signing up for the fast pass service. some don't want to pay. others don't know it exists. >> you have to just bear with everybody and be patient, you
know. that's what it's all about. >> reporter: tsa official which is only do so much with the budget they're given from congress every year, but those officials promise to try to work through these issues they hope to have more screeners here at philadelphia international airport. and other airports around the country as soon as possible. reporting live tonight david spunt cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> all right, david, thanks so much. traffic is now back to normal following several protests that block streets in center city and near temple university. members of the philadelphia coalition for racial, economic and legal justice marched from broad and girard to city hall. they called for an immediate end to the police department's stop and frisk policy, and increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour. three protesters were arrested during a demonstration in old city. >> legendary singer diana ross is doing okay after a crash her limousine was hit by an suv that ran a stop sign last night in bethlehem. ' complained of head and neck pain after the collision but she was able to perform a show at
the sands casino. ross tweeted today that she is fine and told fans not to worry. one of villanova's biggest fans gets the surprise of his live from the ncaa basketball national champions. >> two very special guests stopped by his playhouse to lift his spirits. natasha brown has the story from havertown, delaware county. >> reporter: as a reporter you're taught to never relinquish the microphone during an interview. >> ♪ >> unless it's to four-year-old blaze davis who wants to sing us the villanova fight song. >> fight, fight, fight. >> fight, fight, fight. >> we caught up with blaze his little sister lucy and his parents inside their newly renovated basement. >> reporter: equipped with blaze's villanova themed playhouse. most of his parents are villanova alumni the playhouse empty now but just 24 hours prior -- >> oh, my gosh! >> take look at the two surprise guests who showed up to greet
blaze who was recently diagnosed with cancer. that's ryan arcidiacono and daniel ochefu fresh off their ncaa championship win. >> low and be hold ryan and daniel are in blaze's playhouse and i think blaze's reaction is something we'll never forget. >> what turn out as a minor renovation project to help provide applies to play and recover for the rambunctious four-year-old under going cancer treatment turned into an elaborate space the contractor who notice the family well took it upon himself to improvise and to get two of villanova's star basketball players in on the surprise to the family. >> we were completely surprised about the whole thing. this exceeded our expectations. >> he's excited. >> excited for everything. >> i think we were more excited who was there. he was excited for anybody that was there. >> emotional video taken by family friends is going viral. a lasting memory for an energetic and vivacious little
boy whose on a long road to recovery. >> to see if smile when blaze turn the corner and saw who was in his playhouse that's priceless. >> we can never get a better memory. >> our hope this is a great memory he can tell his friends when he's, um, in his college dorm room at villanova one day. >> reporter: blaze is expected to have extensive surgery in the next month or so but his parent tell us that the and collingss say he's exceeding all of their expectations at this point and he's showing no signs of any abnormalities. in havertown, natasha brown cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> wonderful. blaze is a little champion no doubt about it. >> i wonder how daniel fit in that playhouse. >> got him in there. >> how big is that house. >> it was great to say villanova take home the champion. >> the flyers facing off the washington capitals tonight in the first round of the stanley cup playoffs. lesley is in don tonight. just game one. >> just game one. >> no panic tonight. >> emotional hard hitting game
from the very beginning. the team may have lost a key player in the process. the caps coming out as advertised looking like the best team in the league. before the game a classy move by the capitals a moment of silence for flyers owner ed snider who was a washington area native. very emotional night for the flyers for sure but the offense just couldn't get going for the flyers down one to nothing in the third the capitals will make it two to nothing on the goal rye here the flyers lose game once to the caps two to nothing it is not over yet. eighths best of seven series. coming up in sports more from the game the eagles schedule is out. we'll have that along with the games you can see right here on cbs3 and a great pitching performance from the phillies. that's all coming up later in sports. >> lots to talk about there. lesley thanks. >> the flyers youngest fans were rooting them on in northeast philly to "eyewitness news" with the night guys youth hockey players they practice at the scanlon rec center they told us they love the game of hockey and hope the flyers bring home the stanley cup. way to go, guys.
tax time is just around the corner there's a break for all the procrastinators out there. tax day is being pushed to monday, april 18th all because of emancipation day holiday celebrated in our nation's capitol recognizing bray hamlin couldn't signing that freed 3,000 slaves in washington, d.c. >> upcoming tax deadline brings up a good question. what happens if you don't file? nicole brewer is here with that answer. nicole. >> you have a few extra days this year. so hopefully that will help. but we did wonder what happens when you don't do your taxes, right. good question especially as we get closer to this year's deadline of monday, april 18t april 18th. ♪ >> have you guys filed your taxes yet. >> yes. >> we have. >> i actually did it not too long ago. >> ever wonder what might happen if you don't file. >> yeah, what happens. >> stepped i was letter. they come after you. >> they lock you up, i don't know. >> what happens if you don't file your taxes? >> two things that happen essentially are interest and
penalties. >> kevin is attacks attorney at white and williams in center city. he says you have to file and pay by april 18th or get hit with two separate fines. >> failure to file penalty is 5% of the unpaid liability per month up to a total of 25%. failure to pay penalty is one half of 1% per month on the unpaid liability. that's pretty brutal. >> i don't owe so never knew that. >> failure to file is fraudulent. the penalty increases to 15% a month up to 75% of what he owe. >> scary. this is why we pay o on time. >> how long do you think it takes before the irs tracks you down? >> six months. >> i guess, what, a year. >> i'd say three years. >> it's not immediate. usually it takes several months. maybe a year. >> jail time is reserved for only the worst cases of fraud but don't expect to get off ea easy. >> irs puts a lean on assets. they could garnish payments that are owed to you.
>> uncle sam will get his money. >> that's right. >> you can't avoid taxes. >> the only certainty in life other than death. >> death and taxes, yup. >> death and taxes. there you go. if you can't make the apri april 18th deadline there's the option to file an extension that doesn't mean you won't be penalized. if you owe money you still face that failure to pay penalty which again is one half of 1 percent of what you owe every month until you pay up. they will find you. >> they'll find you. >> they'll get their money. >> eventually uncle sam gets paid. >> uncle sam does not delay. >> pay those taxes. >> thanks nick. what's your good question? we want to know. log on to cbsphilly.com/good question to submit your question or tweet us using the hash tag cbs3 good question. of course, nicole will be here every night with the answer on cbs3 "eyewitness news" at 11:00. can't wait to hear from you. there's a neighborhood bar and restaurant where they really do know your name. >> cbs3 viewer told vittoria woodill it's a place she had to
check out and not just for the food but also the people. >> people say you got to go to work. i love going to work. >> tastes with tori heads to this irish pub. how this popular gathering spot got its name. >> is it beach season all? for these seals it is. we'll tell you why they're taking over the shore. >> it was a beautiful day today but chilly tonight. frost advisory to talk about and temperatures get warmer by the day just in time for the weeke weekend. when we hit 70s when we come
most polls show hillary clinton with a lead there. tonight' december bait took on feisty tone. sanders pushed clinton on the iraq war, clinton hit sanders back on breaking up the banks. >> let us talk about the worst foreign policy blunder in the modern history of this country. i led the opposition to that w war. secretary clinton voted for th that. >> senator sanders long interview with the new york daily news, talk about judgment and talk about the kinds of problems he had answering questions about even his core issue, breaking up the banks when asked he could not explain how that would be done. >> 291 delegates are up for grabs in new york on the democratic side. meanwhile hillary clinton has a 10-point lead over republican frontrunner donald trump in a possible november general election matchup. according to new cbs news poll.
clinton hold three-point lead over ted cruz and trails john kasich by six points however bernie sans beats all of the republican candidates. he holds 17-point lead over donald trump, 10-point lead over cruz and five-point lead over kasich. >> a pilot flying over cape cod beach is captured stunning images. miles and miles of gray and harbor seals basking in the spring sun. it's not unusual to see seals there this time of year. what is unusual is seeing that many of them. just hundreds and hundreds. the seal population increased over the years because they're now federally protected from being hunted. before the marine mammal protection act went into effect in 1972, sightings of even a single seal were rare. tonight's taste with tori viewer chris winger suggest we try out an irish pub in northeast philly. the food is wonderful and the wings might be the best in the city. >> we sent our tori there and she found out oh mayor's is not only a pub with great food and
spirits there's great story behind its name. ♪ >> reporter: omare's irish pub. >> like the first bar i went when i turned 21. i still come back 10 years later. >> it's a bar that even i myself have past on bustleton avenue and never been. >> it amazes me how many people come here for the first time and say, i drove by here a thousand times. i didn't even know what it was. >> they walk through the door, it's not what they would expect when they step inside. >> mow hag ghani bar, irish pride and oh, the food. >> when you order a crabcake, you don't get that everywhere. >> oh, yeah, food with a kick like a cheesesteak with siracha mayo. >> the way the tank si sinks in there with the meat and crispy onions on top wow. >> one of the oldest farm houses in the northeast.
>> to the best of my knowledge, 1890. >> 1890. you didn't work there at the time at that time, right. >> 1890. are you running the joint in 1890. >> meet owner brian morton working in this very spot since he was 19. when the bar was name after and owned by jack stokes. the same bar he talked about owning and the same bar where he met his wife mary ellen until she passed shortly after the wedding. >> one day she passes away suddenly. still worked for jack. i didn't know what to do. i had no idea. so sit with jack talk to him one day he gave me the opportunity. wrote a number on piece of paper and he said here you go. we'll make it happen. >> it happened because it needed a new name in honor of this wife. >> she used to say brian, what are you doing? i'd say ommare you don't understand. i put it together. o-mare. >> omars still happening a place
for friends and owe tangy wings in the northeast. i love that sweetness. >> i just washed it off before i came here. still savouring i should mention that brian has since remarried to the lovely andrea and who i met tonight and to all of you watching at the bar thank you for having us there and a big thank to you chris winger who recommended omare's irish pub to us. don't forget to tell me about your favorite places send me a message on facebook. >> love that story. >> fantastic. overall great spot. friends, food, fun. >> looked like it. >> i like it. tori, thanks so much. >> kate bilo joins us now with our forecast and let the good times continue to roll. >> my good goodness what a gorgeous forecast. this is perfect. >> love it. >> this is the kind of weather we thought about back in december. not this december because it felt like spring in december. january, february you start to think of those days when it's in the 60s and the 70s with
sunshine. we've got that kind of forecast headed our way into the weekend let's get right to it take a look first at a time lapsed video from today. what a beautiful day it was at the beach patrol headquarters in margate almost looks like a great beach day not quite warm enough to park your beach chair on the sand just yet. nice day for a walk on the beach. right now it's 39 degrees in margate. the shore communities will stay cooler through the weekend thanks to on shore wind ocean water temperatures still quite cold this time of the year and that will influence some of that cooling that will make it on shore but thanks to big dome of high pressure centered over the midwest and the northeast. we're keeping any bad weather at bay here for the next several days even right through next week. any rain diverted to the north and also kept to the south suppressed to the south here where it in a bubble so to speak protected from any bad weather when you get into a pattern like this a blocking pattern it's similar to the one we had back in march when we self days in the 80s. remember really nasty flood that took place over portions of the
mississippi valley they get the bad stuff. we got the good stuff and we're stuck in an extended good pattern once again this week. so temperatures right now still 50 in philadelphia. but do notice some of our outlying suburbs especially south jersey already falling into the upper 30s and so a frost advisory is in effect. it includes all of south jersey really much of energy new jersey in general. all of southeastern pennsylvania and new castle county, delaware, that goes until 8:00 o'clock tomorrow morning all the ingredients to make frost clear skies, light winds, lows in the mid to upper 30s especially in the colder spots and surfaces below freezing tonight. so do watch for some frost if you have any plants or any flowers that you just want to keep around a little longer cover them up to name it won't be widespread frost but patchy through the overnight hours. gradual warming trend as we head through the weekend monday when it peaks notice a system just offshore that's going to kite cooler along the coast. then watch what happens tuesday and wednesday. some of thighs cooler air starts to back in from new england we talked about this before. it's called a back door cool front you will feel the
temperatures start to drop little next tuesday and wednesday but in the meantime next few days sunny and dry, cool in the morning. nice in the afternoon and a gorgeous weekend the one negative if there is one negative pollen counts very very high and rising through the weekend if you ever an allergy sufferer you'll need the meds for the next couple of days. overnight clear skies, areas of frost forming. 42 will be your low. tomorrow looks great. seasonal, sunny sky, light winds, 64. and take look at all this sunshine. 67 degrees on saturday. 72 on sunday. monday we're up to 77 and then gets a little cooler tuesday and wednesday but, hey, still pretty nice. like i said this is wait feel like to be a meteorologist in san diego. >> how about it? giving good news. >> beautiful every day. >> all very mild. >> we'll take it. >> thanks kate. >> lesley what's coming up next in sports. i wash i had better news. heavy hearts the flyers head to the playoffs taking on the best team in the league. this was emotional hard hitting game that may actually result in
game one of the flyers and capitals we knew this would be a good tough series. tonight's game did not disappoint. sean taking a hit right here from alexander ovechkin he had to leave the game favoring his shoulder. no official word on the extent of his injury. there are reports he's done for the season. one to nothing caps. to the third period the capitals again. this time it is jay beagle. flyers play a tough game. steve mason making 29 safes but not enough. flyers lose two to nothing. it may be april but tonight the nfl gave us a chance to think about fall eagles 2016 schedule is out. two of the first three games right here on cbs3. we'll start off the season with the cleveland browns on cbs then eagles steelers on septembe september 25th again on cbs3. early bye for the birds back to
back nfc east games on the road the end of october early november cowboys and giants. november 20th eagles and seahawks will face off on cbs. and the birds will play the thursday before christmas. to the phillies and this season was supposed to be watching the phillies develop. returns from cole hamels and ken giles trades would perform. vince val lasques proved he's not only fun to watch he's very good. let's talk about this guy the big piece ryan howard with the homerun looking good. early going of the game. third homer of the year. but the story velasquez. hard throwing righty unbelievable. the padres had no chance against him. went nine innings. struck out 16. gave up thee hits. joined curt shilling, steve carlton and cliff lee with the only phillies pitcher with 16
strike outings. the fills within three out of four from the padres winning this 13 to nothing. >> looks like we made a pretty good trade i'd say. how much fun was that to watch? this guy, you know, his actions speak for themselves. i don't have anything to say. he's just -- he over matched that team today. >> absolutely. >> skipper is right. that was fun to watch. he was throwing heat. >> lesley thanks so much. >> up next dining out for an important cause. we'll have that story for you
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