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>> a lot of frustrated flyers at the airport. if you have flown lately you probably ran into the long security lines, we'll show you what's slowing down the security process, and the tsa's response to angry travelers. good morning, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan. we'll check weather and traffic in just a minute, first, if you are just waking up, here's what you need to know in your morning minute. >> hillary clinton and bernie san ers came out swinging. >> i question a judgement, which voted for the war in iraq. >> talk about judgement and talk about the kind of problems he had answering questions about even his core issue. >> on the republican side, key end doserment for donald trump,.
>> one every villanova's biggest fans gets the surprise of his life of the ncaa basketball national champion. >> low and behold ryan arch and daniel ochefu are in blaze's playhouse. i think blaze's reaction is something we'll never forget. >> swing and a hit, he got them, 15 strikeout for vince. >> flyers play a tough game, steve mason making 29 saves, but just not enough. flyers lose two-nothing. >> oh, and it got worse. the flyers also, more than just a game, sean could be out for the rest of the series. >> not good for us, not good for us. well, let's get a check on the weather headed outside right now, lauren on the skydeck, still dark out, there lauren, what are you seeing? >> seeing whole lot of nothing. because we have clear sky conditions, it is a little bit chilly. need that jacket this morning. and you might wake up to patchy frost on the grassy surfaces or even on your cars,
might need couple of extra minutes to warm up your ride before headed off to work. frost advisory in effect for the entire delaware valley until 8:00 this morning. that frost will quickly dissipate, as temperatures warm very quickly after the sun comes up this morning. temperatures right now, though, cool to start, 41 in philly, 38 degrees in allentown, 34 degrees in atlantic city, but daylight, it is getting longer, even more time to enjoy some sunshine as you head out the office. our sunset time tonight, 7:40, by april 30th, the sun is setting close to 8:00 and by may 15th, after the 8:00 hour, always enjoy when we have more sunshine at the end of the day. we are gaining about two and a half minutes of daylight, each day, and that is good news, and even more good news, in your extended forecast, and in your day planner, 50 degrees by the 9:00 hour, or to up near 06 degrees, by lunchtime. bright sunshine, stays with us, all throughout the day, into the 3:00 hour, we warm up, meisha, very nicely, 64 degrees, so you will need
that jacket to start, but i think by this afternoon, you can lose that jacket, and just take in some sunshine. >> absolutely, that's going to be gorgeous, tan will feel so good. thanks so much, lauren, good morning, happy friday to you. schuylkill, headlight moving in the eastbound direction past 202, see it certainly starting to heat up now. we have been watching the schuylkill, ever since about 4:30, so for about an hour now. now starting to obviously heat up little bit. fifty-nine at girard, same story. overall 95 south around girard and cottman, what you are looking at, i would say, fairly normal for this hour. 5:30, push toward the 6:00 it will heat up little bit more. give yourself couple of extra minute because we notice this can change fairly quickly. where we have some construction this morning, broad street both directions between jfk boulevard and spring garden, that right lane is compromised again that's both directions, you can see the cones still out there, i'll let you know it get cleared out of your way, right now still out there. volume levels just aren't there in that area right now, nothing to worry about. construction pa turnpike westbound, connector bridge, left lane is blocked there. make note of this. because this is one of the areas that will certainly slow
you down little bit. then we still have the accident out there skippack pike at north wales road. jim, over to you. >> thanks so much, meisha a lots of frustration at philadelphia international airport, due to extra long wait times for security. >> long lines have caused records number of people to miss their flights it, could get worse. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt tells you what is causing the back up and what officials doing to stop it. >> it is one of the most stressful part of flying. the pre-flight wait in a security line that could be an hour, sometimes even longer. >> it look like they were just slow, as well. that they were doing extra work. >> new data shows that in one week last month, about 6800 american airlines passengers, record number, missed their flights, because of the long lines. >> and the security line, like an hour, in the security line. >> data from cbs news shows the number of tsa screeners 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 may not be as daunting as it appears to be. >> quickly point out the security lines 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 a robust plan, to address the volume, including more k9 use, encouraging pre check enrollment, over time, accelerated hiring and more end quote. 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. other don't know it exists. you have to just bear with everybody. be patient. that's what it is all about. >> david spunt, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> in other news, federal court hearing scheduled today for bill cosby, one every his accusers, andrea constant. both accuse the other of violating 2006 privacy clause
in their settlement. in today's hearing, a judge will decide which evidence can be used in the case, and hear motions on the lawsuit cosby filed against accuser andrea con stand, her mother, and her lawyer. con stand is also suing former montgomery county district attorney brouse castor for defemation. >> "eyewitness news" has learned, president obama will deliver the commencement address at rutgers university. the president will offer graduate his advice on graduation day may 15th. the ceremony will be at high point solutions stadium in piss katow way. more than 50,000 people are expected to attend. and this one of three commencement speeches the president will make, howard, too. >> well the time now 5:36. in business news this morning, few extra days to get those taxes in. >> and, some local heroes hit the big apple later this morning. money watch's jill wagner joins us live from the new york stock exchange. >> good morning, brooke, jim, the villanova wildcats are coming to wall street the the team's cams will ring the
opening bell this morning, fresh off their win of the ncaa basketball championship. the dow opens at highest level since july, inning back up to that 18,000 mark. yesterday, the dow rose 18. the nazdek was flat. good news about jobs, number every americans, seeing unemployment benefit plunged last week by 13,000. brinking it to it lowest figure for the month of march since 1973. >> and, you have a few extra days to file your tax returns this year. it is pushed back because today is emancipation day. americans spends on average 18 hours doing their taxes. it is a task so dreaded, 27% of people surveyed, said they would get an irs tatoo if they could avoid taxes for life. >> and, amazon is stepping in to help seattle as it declares a state of emergency on homelessness. the tech giant teaming one mary's place, non-profit that works with homeless women and their families. amazon's future expansion,
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not focusing on music for now, definitely earned a vacation after whirlwinds year, tours for her hit 198 albumn. not singing what is on swift's to do list now in she said she want to learn simple things, how do do cpr, how to make a good drink. powerful politicians won't be the only people coming to fill any july for the democratic national convention. trevor noah is bringing the daily show here, too. he is hitting the road for special convention coverage from july 26 to 29th. the show will be taped every day at the annenberg center for performing arts on pen's campus. tickets for the show available for free but do you have reserve them. we put link for you on cbs philly.com so you can do that. >> and here is a question. should you be allowed to text in a movie theser? most people say no way. but, that could change, at some amc theatres. if you can't stand to put your phone do you from few hours, looking into texting friendly theater. so text away if you have to,
the theater's goal is simple. they want to attract more millennials, but more are split on the idea. >> people act like these are their life line. can you not do that for two hours? that's just ridiculous. >> i personally go to the move toys watch the movie though if i'm going to text i would be at home. >> millennials are so into the texting, i think a different, you know, different theater for them might be okay. >> we should all go to the movies for those folks. people pull out a phone and start texting i'm not a happy person. >> you lose it. >> well, i won't yell at them or anything, but stay home, go out in the hallway. >> i would try to. a special theater. >> i know would you. we're in the going to the movies together. >> right. let's get the latest on the forecast. >> and lauren here is a very special guest today. >> yes, special guest, nice trite for us. we are always checking in with our cbs-3 weather watchers on line, reports on line, through social media. they are so helpful to the cbs-3 weather
team at providing us grout truth or what's actually going on in the neck of the woods, across the delaware valley, there is our weather watcher lynn, up early with us this morning, hanging out in the cbs-3 weather center our weather producer steve, getting awe of the scoop what's goes on behind the scenes. again, report are so helpful for us, lynn, hi, from cherry hill. westbound appreciate your report. if you are interested in becoming a cbs-3 weather watcher, sign up, all you need is thermometer, weather gauge, easy stuff, help reports to us. we can put the report on social media. head to cbsphilly.com many join the team. right now we check in with some of the weather watchers who already have their equipment set up, taking in some of those report and right now we have some chilly temperatures, 29 degrees, right now, at our weather watcher, chats words, new jersey, he has clear sky conditions, and he knows his metol gentlemen, he says clear, high pressure in control, means nice day, you know what's going on in the weather world, you have your weather science down there,
mark, chilly temperatures really everywhere you go. another 20 degrees reading on the board, 29 degrees, at eileen's house, an in gilbertsville, pennsylvania, clear sky conditions as well. eileen is reporting, she says, today is the beginning of a great spring weekends she knows the forecast in store. if you like the weather we've had so far over the last several days you are really going to love the weekend, gradual warming trends will continue. but for this morning, we are still little chilly. 41 degrees in philly, 38 degrees in allentown, 38 degrees right now in reading. and what a difference this weekend is going to be. as in comparison to last weekends, high temperature last saturday, don't even want to look, 43 degrees, but or forecast high as we head into tomorrow, 67 degrees. that's much better. storm scan3, showing us, a bunch of nothing, no returns on the radar, not even any satellite imagery. because there are no clouds in the sky. that's how we keep it as we head into the day today. nice and sunny, mile up to 65 degrees, few degrees above average for us, as we head into tonight. another chilly one, though,
conversely with clear skies, calm winds down to 42 degrees, so might have to break out the winter coat if you are headed out on the town this friday evening. but we have high pressure as mark observed, in control it, will keep us nice and sunny throughout the weekend. we warm up into the 70s, as we head into sunday. then talking about some upper seven's, as we head into monday. and just beautiful seven day forecast, a lot of sunshine, meisha, not an april shower to see in the next seven days, so really soaking in some sunshine, and we will keep the roads nice and dry, always good for commute. >> lauren now we are talking, you are now speaking my language. we'll have that conversation all day. sounds good to me. 422, tail light moving in the eastbound direction past route 29. this is what you are looking at, still looking okay. starting to see brake lights go off in some of the areas. make note. overall things looking good. the blue route, headlights moving in the southbound direction at baltimore pike, same story here. see how many vehicles are now starting to litter the streets. we imagine that. i mean, we know this will happen before the 6:00 hour. even on a friday, even on friday's, when it tends to be little lighter. still know it will get busy.
construction on broad street both directions between jfk and spring garden, right lane still compromised, and just a moment ago looking at the shot, there are quite a few vehicles out, there volume levels are starting to heat up little bit there even if you can't see it all the time when i pull up that camera shot it certainly is starting to. construction here pa turnpike week at new jersey turnpike connector bridge, left lane is blocked here, make note that far for those of in you and around that area, also this accident here, this is what we've been dealing with all morning long, out there, skippack pike at north wales roadment make note of that for those every in you this area. then to the wide just casino of giving you a quick peak at what you are dealing in your neighborhood, tan looks lick it is for the most part 55 miles per hour anywhere that i look which is he can actually what we opportunity see on major inch states and highways. overall things looking pretty good on on the roadways. >> it is friday, time for another dream drive with meisha. >> yeah. >> how many times have i said we've got to slow down at the conshohocken curve, right? >> every day. >> every single day. well, they say, that it is so much more than just the curves.
i knew i had to take a dream drive there. take a look. >> i have smooth sailing, little borough, with a lot of charm. right now we're headed to a candy store where they grinds their own peanut butter. >> hello, meisha, a welcome to edward, my name is mike, and i'm the store manager. >> you're the candy man. >> right. >> oh, i love it. >> founded in 1899, this candy and snack paradise is a conshohocken institution. >> everybody want their -- >> lot of candy. been here for years and years, still around today. >> i remember these, the candy buttons. oh, my gosh, you have hammer heads. >> hammer heads. >> the old-fashioned wax bottles. >> meisha, a you have to see this. >> this is one gummy bear? >> here go. >> don't mind if i do. >> not into sweets? no problem. >> there was a shelf just filled with different hot
sauces, hot wasabi ... >> you grind one of my five are you things in the whole wide world, peanut peanut butter. i'm here. >> oh, okay. >> put a pound every peanut in, you get a pound of peanut butter. >> this it 5-pound bag. >> look how big after bite i'm taking. >> oh,. >> all natural. >> oh, that's so good. >> it is as smooth as ice cream. >> we will go rent a bike, burn some calories, on the schuylkill river trail. >> hey meisha, a i'm mark, we are full service sales and repair shop. if they don't want to buy a bike they can rent a bike and try it. >> the this is really good. what's your secret? >> really delicious coffee. >> since i love cream, i think i'm going to go with a latte. >> if you're familiar with philadelphia, biking at all, then you're familiar with the
schuylkill river trail f here to the art museum, 13 miles exactly, and out to valley forge about 10 miles, about maybe 100 feet from it. here at our front door. >> so going riding? >> yep. >> every single time i get on a bike i feel like i have to race. >> you might win. >> oh, i will ' win. i will win. i'm the victor. >> well done. >> oh, a big thank to you that company and river bend cycles of conshohocken. they're so wonderful, and we have samples of that delicious peanut butter, salted and un salted, right here for everyone in the studio. all of you at home, i wish could you taste this. it was so good. when it was coming out that far processor, it was hot, like who gets hot peanut but ther? it was so, so good. >> our weather watch is her excited. >> lynn, i'm coming over.
i'll give it to you guys. >> i was fixed on the candy. it was like a flashback. >> isn't that crazy? >> he had everything there. so if you are thinking of something fun to do this he can weaned, and you have a sweet tooth like me, don't let them fool you, jim has one, too, pick up some that far candy and try his peanut butter. it is delicious. >> road trip. >> it is. >> coming up, three to go. >> we have three things to know before you head out, including where you can pick up some free flyers gear today. >> exactly. >> picking up free peanut
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>> cathy and mel vince are facing criminal charges for failing to return a dr. seuss book to the library. apparently the couple's son used kathy a library card to borough the book two years ago, kathy then used her husband's card and returned the book late. both facing a misdemeanor, even though returned one book and pay late fees for another. >> i can't imagine going to jail for it but i will certainly fight these charges, i am not guilt. >> i i'm too long pay the fine that the library, and promise i won't ever come back there no more. >> so each remain freon 100-dollar bond. >> well, you may remember the story last week about nine year old boy who will birthday
party, and sadly no one showed up. >> the outpouring every kindness has been so extensive since then, that indianna boy now giving backfill self. gerald hamilton has been showered with gift, cards, now sharing those rifles. he went to the school to offer the gift to other kids. gerald has had several major brain surgeries, and he hopes to deliver more gift to the hospital that helped him get better. >> that is good. >> i love that. i love when kids, who, you know, need little help themselves, are still, you know, want to just give back. >> young age and moving things forward. amazing. >> all right, before you head out the door, here are three things to know today. it is three to go. >> well, there is federal hearing in federal court this afternoon in philadelphia to decide if bill cosby accusers can break her silence about her settlement with the comedian. >> and you can get flyered up for the flyers playoff run. there is a pep rally at the one balance a plaza parking lot starting at noon today. there will be free give aways, one family even winning tickets to monday's game.
>> today is jackie robinson day. all of the phillies will wear robinson's 42 jersey for tonight's game, first 500 fans to buy ticket to the game on line will get a philadelphia stars t-shirt for free, that's three to go. >> coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", major airlines dumps one of the most hated fees. >> plus, see how a south jersey police department honored a little boy in a super way. it is the heart-warming story to get your friday started. that's coming up next.
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. one of bill cosby's accusers goes to court. we're live with three key rulings a federal judge could issue today. >> another face-off debate and it got heated. find out what sent social media into a frenzy. >> and, welcome back spring. another sunny day is on tap. lawyer len let us know if the warm up continues through the weaken. today is friday, april the 15th, good morning, everyone,
i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, lauren and meisha keeping ion things this morning, lawyer never for katie. meisha, what's going on? >> roads are looking good. a loft construction, casino of like the theme lately. yes, other than that, looking good. no problems in the weather department, love it, steve our weather producer taking a nap, just nothing to do. >> just kidding. he's always busy. but a beautiful day in store. we've been on this sunday i stretch it, will continue through the day today, through the upcoming weekend, you know i'm just kidding, steve. you're always working hard back there. i put him on assignment to make a meteor graph inning, he is definitely working hard, 42 degrees in center city, little bit of dawn in the scene there, getting live look at center city philadelphia. winds are calm right now, so with the chilly temperature at least don't have windchill impact. do have frost advisory in effect for the next cup old of hours, expires at 8:00 this morning, don't be too surprised if you wake to up frosty windshield this morning, temperatures are conducive to some of the frost formation. 35 degrees, in