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for joining us everyone. pennsylvania is the 24th state to legalize the drug for medicine decimal purpose. anita e tells us when patients can expect the new treatment to become available. >> reporter: pennsylvania governor tom wolf signed senate bill three legalize medical marijuana in the state. >> we rock. >> reporter: bring years been years in the making especially for families like the elise whose five year old son suffers from uncontrollable seizures. >> this is huge. this could potentially safe his life and the lives of so many children. >> reporter: the law covers 17 conditions that can be treated using medical marijuana in slewing, seizures, als and chronic pain. >> this will ease the pain of many many people. >> reporter: lawmakers expected it will take up to two years to
implement a program in state. provision kicks in win 30 days, parents using medical can in a bus to treat kids for approved conditions are protected from prosecution. >> there was no big money. there was no big lobby firm. these were everyday folks fighting for their lives and their children. >> are you exciting. >> yes. >> reporter: more than a dozen ant tie seizure ed medications failed to help her son ryan. >> he was losing balance and processing slowed down. three of the medication lash lash uu now legally have another option bidders sweet, its a moment many hoped would come much sooner. >> one of o our our advocates lost her son. our hearts were very heavy knowing we didn't get here in time u opinions is the 24th stated to legalize medical marijuana although it is still illegal under federal law. it cannot be taken across state lines. many supporters say this day is
a big victory. reporting from the state capital anita e eyewitness news. >> on to others top story for the second time in as many days shock and horror the same philadelphia neighborhood. this time police in enter a home after a stand oven find three bodies inside. killings happened on the six hundred block of westmoreland street in kensington. eyewitness news reporter greg argos joins us now live from police headquarters where the suspected shooter is now in police custody. greg. >> reporter: that's right. right now police and dhs officials have still not named the suspect. we simply know he is a 46 year old male currently in custody. police headquarters investigators say he shot four people killing three of them. >> i'm terrified. >> reporter: fear rip blink through this kensington community. >> i'm really scared. >> reporter: as word spread about a trip tell murders early
sunday morning. >> tragic. >> reporter: 3:43 am police rush to the 500 block of east westmoreland street. a man shot in the arm rushed to the hospital before another 911 phone call comes into police radio. >> they received a call for 6: six 57 east westmoreland person with a gun. they went to that location engaged in a conversation through the door with defendant in this case, they declared a barricaded situation at 4:10 am. >> reporter: that suspect called police himself. negotiators were able to have him surrender peacefully. >> he was taken into customer code by members of the philadelphia police swat unit: they entered the home inside a scene anything but peaceful, three bodies, two men and a female with wounds to the head with what investigators say is a shotgun. >> it's been a long night unfortunately, here its been quite a tragic night. >> i'm shaken. i'm scared this neighborhood is
getting out of control. >> reporter: detectives as for the victims detective say one of the money killed in all of this was the shooter's brothers, the female killed was the brother's girlfriend, the third man killed in the shooting this morning was not yet identified by police or investigators. a motive also not yet released live here at police head quarter i'm greg argos cbs3 eyewitness news into all right. greg, thank you very much. >> also in kensington there is now new information in the accidental shooting of a four year old little girl. police now say the boyfriend of too harass mother admits he was the one who shot and kid the four-year in an east mayfield street home. at first he told investigators the girl's five year old sibling was playing with td gun when it went off the man is now in police custody and charges are pending. a suspected robber is killed in a police involved shooting in cumberland county. 31 year old barred junior
exchanged gunfire with police before he was fatally shot. he and another suspect robbed a man. police chased the suspected and found them near east avenue and almond street. police are still searching for the other suspect in this case. ecuador is in a state of emergency after a massage earthquake killed hundreds of people and toppled cities. rescuers are pulling people from the rubble that stretches hundreds of miles. greg boswell tells us this is is the strongest earthquake to hit the country in decades ee video from inside the store captures the moment magnitude 7.8th gabe hit. items thrown to the ground. more than 2342 people killed. rescues wears are trying tourism people under pilings of debris. a glimmer of hope. applause
erupted when a young boy was pulled a live. it is the strongest quake to hit in decades. entire neighborhoods made from cheaply constructed brick and couldn't creek were leveled. buildings crumbled. overpass buckled hamper ring rescue efforts. over a hundred after shocks were felt across the country since saturday causing people to panic people slept in the street. many towns remain in the dark. there's concern about hooting. ecuador january government has deployed nearly 15 thousand armed forces and emergency workers to keep the peace and search for surveys, cbs3 eyewitness news. >> check out this am mature video here out of kent county texas that huge funnel cloud you see touched down yesterday, brought ping-pong ball size hail with parts of the surrounding
area got as much of that hail as well no injuries reported. philadelphia police have now seized dozens of illegal vehicles and bikes in the city. today authorities rounded up about 60 atv's and dirt bikes as part of the city wide initiative t also made three arrests with charges including narcotic violations and alluding philly police. these illegal riders are ruining parks and injuring themselves in the process and others. >> we want to get it out there and send a message that these actions on atv's, definitely -- police department we feel when we stop these a tv, we confiscate them. >> police urge residents to call 911 right away if you see anyone riding these illegal vehicles and bikes on the streets of philadelphia. stay with us everyone still to come tonight on eyewitness news new york's primary is now
just days away. and exerts say it is a must win for bernie sanders. what a new pole says about the vermont senators chance to top hillary clinton. all you can eat fridays at mcdonald only the at one store. lauren. 82 jutes been a gorgeous weekends. i'll let you know when we can hit 80 degrees. when you will need the umbrella that's coming up of the. straight ahead in sports the best mascot celebration a birthday. the fills give the fen nat particular a win as a birthday present. stay with us .
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rally,. he called the vote rigged in favor of texas senator ted cruz and said he will do much better inning new york. >> i love new york. and oo guy like cruz you heard his statement on values, new york values, i can't imagine any new yorker voting for cruz. and he can't beat hillary clinton. i'm going to beat hillary. speaking of hillary clinton,
the former secretary of state is trying to fen off sanders. she holds a wide delegate lead but lost eight of the last caucus. >> we raised seven mil individual campaign contributions more than any candidate in american history at this point of the averaging 27 dollars. she is out there racing money for well knee and powerful. you can judge a candidate based on how you raise money and who you ultimately become dependent upon. >> sanders needs a win in new york to cut into president clinton's lead. new poll shows that he is behind 10 points. president clinton leads 53% to 43% at this point. meantime thousands rallied in our nagss capital demanding change in our electoral process
they are calling for more protection of vote thing rights. bump millions of dollars into super packets. many marched from the liberty ill bell two weeks. lauren casey is in with our forecast. i think i'm going to go ahead i'm going to declare it the best weekends of the year so far. >> wow. i concur. good. [ laughter ]. >> i agree. check mark we're going to have another nice day tomorrow warmer changes. for today wow what a great day. warmth is going to peek as we head into the day tomorrow with high temperatures to nearly 80 degrees. we will get cooler by midweek. cool, a a relative term actually not going to be cool, just cooler, rain returns to the forecast. i'll let you know when to break out the umbrella. we did have patchy fog this
morning. mt. pocono near freezing, atlantic city near 40s, now the chill is a distance memory getting a live look at center city philadelphia. nice blue skies 73 degrees. nice way to ended weekend. we had the warming trend. temperatures are six degrees warmer from this time yesterday. 10 degrees warmer in mt. pocono that warming trend continues tomorrow. temperatures right now in the low 70s. poconos mid 70s. in the lehigh valley did climb pretty warm today down the shore sea breeze kicked in temperatures are in the upper 50s. storm scan 3 showing us a trends of the last several days a bunch of nothing. high pressure in control are blocking patterns still in control so we have high pressure giving us that clear sky, sunny conditions. and the sunday is so nice. but we're starting to need rain. as far as average rainfall is concerned in philadelphia, since march first were down about two and a half inches of rainfall on
average. for the month to date three quarter of an inch. we need some april showers to get may flowers. not as cold down to 51 degrees. light northwesterly winds for the day tomorrow check that out. makes it hard to go back to work. very warm 78 degrees high temperatures. future temperatures starting off tomorrow morning. won't need the winter coat it won't be as chilly temperatures in the 50s as opposed to 40s and 30s. head into the afternoon hours we top in the low 70s down the shore very nice on lunch hour mid 70s in philadelphia. sea breeze kicks in temperatures drop a bit back down we warm to near 80 degrees in philadelphia. mid to upper 70s in the lehigh valley still very mild even into the 10:00 hour tomorrow temperatures chars still up into the low 60 in center city. as we head into tuesday, a big still mild 70 degrees mix of sunday and clouds a little bit breezy for us. 64 degrees our coolest day of the next seven and that's right
around average for us bright sunshine does return. we will see increasing clouds into thursday. and our next rain chance is on friday, we do need some of that rain showers and thunderstorms looks like off and on throughout the day. stay tuned to that forecast for friday. >> beautiful. lovely day off for me tomorrow. >> thank so you much. good news in weather. >> great day to be at the ballpark. >> putting it nicely philadelphia has been struggling against washington in two sports the past self days. phanatic's birthday. started off right before from the bottom of the second left field wall one nothing phils. its going to stay that way until
the sixth anthony, bring steven drew home the game is tied up. bryce harper with a grounds. check out,. this one goes into extra. then in the 10th harper again this time he goes. that puts washington up two to one. and then incomes the, outside. with the liner to left, peter beats the throw, and it's tied. left wall. he will score on this one. they win this one three-two. >> that's what the does ordered that was nice to salvage a win out of that series. not swinging the bats real well the whole series. that was great. the guys stepped up in the 10th
inning and came through for us. great to see a lot of fun. that one inning, its good to see freddie, hits like that do wonder for confidence and not only for freddie but for the whole team it's nice to see us come back. >> myself win. new york mets, a three game series at the bank. hockey now the flyers having troubles of their own with washington. fly guys knew this was going to be tough facing the capitals. now orange and black are headed home down two to nothing. show you game two, smothering defense. the caps convert ted on only two pour place including the first goal of that, flyers zero and eight convert on a fly ball. the orange and black know they are going to need to step it up in in philadelphia. >> we're back at home and a lot
of success in front of our fans. a lot of people like to come be good to have that first goal tomorrow and go from there. >> i think everybody is in a good spot. we eel realize the importance of what game three is going to mean to the series. we're looking forward to getting back out there tomorrow night and get back on home ice and bringing this within one game. >> coming up cbs sports zone more on the flyers uphill climb. we're talking phils. tonight at 11:35. right after eyewitness news at 11. good feeling about monday's game >> all right a great. [ laughter ]. >> we're going to quote you on that. when we come back runners hit the pavement, it's all for a great cause.
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into welcome back everyone. thousands of runners took to the streets in philadelphia today. all for a great cause. eyewitness news at the donor-. where participants took off at the art museum. event raises awareness about the need to increase organ and tissue doners. and also doners to thousands of people waiting for a transplanted. this is the raises 21st year. stay with us. everyone. back in
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