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testing. it is a big loss. he was a great guy. >> parents say robbinsville superintendent, steve mayer was exactly the kind of person that they wanted during their children's education. someone who always, put kid needs first. >> he was great with the kids, and they, they flagged it. >> and,. >> officials say, robbinsville, said his morning routine included jogging with his dog, and high school. and it turned out to be the final run together, officials say around 6:15, a 17 year-old student driving to school early for a field trip, hitting there and his dog, killing both. >> that makes it even worse. >> reporter: accident remains under investigation, police are investigating a inn not releasing the student's name and have not charged her with any wrongdoing. >> there two are families involved in this tragedy. doctor mayer, and student's
family and we are praying for them all. >> reporter: township officials say, they called a news conference tuesday morning to let the world know how much mayer meant to them. >> he had so much joy, passion, and belief in students, that you could in the contain it. >> reporter: at the community park, parents, kids, teachers and off from school from two days to mourn, stopped by drop off flowers in memory of steve mayer. >> and, the person, and, culture at robbinsville, and, listening, and it all started with him. >> and,. >> and, the wife is, district they have three children. and, they start. reporting live from robbinsville, cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". many say his passion is gone too far. tonight flyers organization is apologizing, for its fans bad behavior. some dangerously threw wrist bandon to the ice during last
night's playoff loss, dealing another blow to the national reputation of philly sports fans. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos is in university city with more on is what behind the unrulely behavior, greg. >> reporter: thanks, ukee. we spoke with the sports psychologist here at university of pennsylvania, just a few minutes ago, he does not deeven if the flyers fans who threw those bracelets on the ice during last night's game he does want to remine people whose actions during last night's game do not represent flyers fans, on a whole. >> oh, big hit. >> reporter: it was a disappointing loss to the washington capitals. but what is getting national attention, tuesday is how some flyers fans, reacted. throwing bracelets used for pregame tribute on to the ice. >> as flyers fans are being scolded by the public address announcer to not throw, items on to the ice. >> reporter: even that scolding by lou noland was not
enough leading to a penalty for the home team. >> okay, those who are throwing, two minute bench myers for delay of the game. >> unfortunately a couple of individual misbehaved and threw band on the ice which is something we cannot tolerate or accept. >> i will defend philadelphia sports fans. >> reporter: sports psychologist joe points out just fraction object of the 20,000 fans in the arena behaved badly. >> that is one or 2 percent or less. i wish it didn't happen but so many great fans, were falsely accused i believe. >> reporter: he does give an explanation as to why the bracelet tossing. >> simmons, he has already been hit from behind. >> reporter: happening from the first place. >> the mentality, little kid, take that extra cookie they will go right for it, you know, they are feeling entitle. they are feeling that they are wronged and who is this authority figure to tell them they will not be able to do anything, they will do more. >> reporter: of course, tomorrow flyers fans have a chance to redeem themselves,
game four against the washington capitols at wells fargo center. we are live from university city, i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks very much. lets take a look at the weather now another ter to i can day we are hoping this weather sticks around for a while. we will do a meteorologist kate bilo on the cbs-3 sky deck. >> it is feeling cooler, out here right now then it did this morning. this morning we did have a lot of wind, warmed up very quickly to 78 degrees, and then, weak frontal boundary came through this afternoon. wind are out of the north and that breeze making things feel cool but still pleasant this evening. lets take a quick look at storm scan three and you can see not a whole lot going on. cloud moved through philadelphia and pushed off to the south, that is denoting the location of that frontal boundary but with the wind picking up we are in a fire danger watch. this is a red flag warning in effect for the vast majority of the area, entire area, right until 8:00 o'clock tonight. just a combination of the low humidity, strong gusty wind
and just how dry it has been, that fire danger is very, very high. any fire that starts could spread easily. it only takes a little spark. the tonight may in the be night for grilling outside, using fire pit, certainly throwing cigarette butts out of the car window definitely don't ever do that. not on a night like tonight. wind are strong, 22 miles an hour sustain wind in the city, 16 miles an hour wind in dover and 17 miles an hour wind in reading. breeze making temperatures in the lower 70's feel cooler then that and it will be cooler tomorrow, and it will warm backup. i will tell you about it the when i join you inside once again. >> one of the two suspects accused of participating in a carjack ago this led to the shooting of a philadelphia police officer is behind bars, on two million-dollar bail. twenty year-old samir coyett was arraigned on attempted murder, robbery and related charges this afternoon. an arraignment is pending for his accomplice scott griffin, who police say fired the show the that wounded officer james mccollough in west
philadelphia sunday night. officer is now recovering at home. >> school reform commission member bill green is suing governor wolf to win back his position as chairman. >> the governor did not have power to remove me as chair and courts will decide that as a matter have law. >> reporter: shortly after taking office governor wolf replaced green as chair of the school reform commission with margaret nef. green is represented by a firm specializing by helping those harmed by public sector union. governor wolf says he believes he had legal authority to replace green. work is underway to implement pennsylvania's new medical mar juan law. governor tom wolf visited daylen leach's office in king of prussia today. he thanked senator leach who was a co sponsor and supporter of the bill. it covers 17 conditions that than contact be treated using medical marijuana. >> now, we have to have a process where we have to craft regulations, we have to implement those regulations, we have to get this industry up and running and we have to
get medicine to people who need it. >> we're making lives better. we're making lives comfortable. making families stronger and we are saving lives. >> lawmakers expect it will take two years to implement a full medical marijuana program. in campaign 2016, republican presidential candidate senator ted cruz will visit philadelphia tonight. he will attend an event at national constitution center. democratic front runner hillary clinton will be in philadelphia tomorrow. in the meantime, today is the new york primary, and poles will close there in just a few hours. cameras were there as donald trump and hillary clinton voted. both are hoping for victories to pad their delegate lead. don't forget the pennsylvania and delaware primaries will be held one week from today, april 26th, voters in new jersey will cast their ballot june 7th. still to come on "eyewitness news" thinking outside the box, unique curriculum a delaware county school is using and to have the thinking behind it.
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to buy a home for the first time with no further then right here. >> philadelphia is one of the top places for starter homes, the property price is right. >> "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff joins us in old city with more on this story, alex. >> reporter: well, the housing market is in full boom and many parts of the city spanning as far as the eye can see. a pbr, shot of jim beam and philadelphia housing market an unlikely cocktail that seems to speak volumes.
the ultra cheap, special as it is called inside this south street lounge is one of the several enticing qualities given a shout out to recent study released by realtor.com. >> i'm living life here, the home of the special. >> reporter: for $3 the specialist used as an example of philadelphia's affordability, compared to neighboring cities like new york and d.c., giving, city number two spot of the top cities for first time home buyers. >> two bedrooms one bath. >> reporter: at $275,000 this bella vista starter home is kind of property, pulling nearly 27,000 new yorkers to philadelphia each year, according to the study. >> for first time home buyers the most important thing is personality of the neighborhood. whether your needs are to commute, afford built, night life, foodie. >> reporter: according to the site, portland maine took the top spot with the top five including st. louis, near pie allentown anal ban i. harrisburg made it in the top
ten a lot of entertainment, good cuisine, good drinks, always something to do whether it be going to the franklin institute. >> reporter: philly a's deep history was also given qued owe is a long with the residents close to our hearts. >> what is up my man. >> reporter: study called out ukee washington himself as quote, perhaps the coolest news anchor in america. perhaps, ukee i would say you are definitely coolest news anchor in america. or contributing factors to the list including inventory, mortgage availability and liveability. reporting live, i'm alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> we're moving that to definitely. >> i think someone on that staff has too much passion, jim beam, that is what it is: that was nice of them. thanks, alex. going to the doctor's can be scary for little ones. >> but a program at coupe are university hospital hopes to calm some of those fears, more than 100 camden kindergarten student participated in the hospital's teddy goes to coupe
are program. the kid got to see same doctors things they need to to to keep healthy whether the patients were stuffed teddy bears. on the healthwatch, kid learning through nature, a school day where students spent most of the time outside. >> health reporter stephanie stahl takes you to the unique class. >> they are making soup. >> reporter: welcome to the mud kitchen at forest edge preschool. >> they are making piss, what are you making. >> reporter: two and three-year old use their imagination and nature to create you name it. what are you doing. >> making a birthday cake. >> reporter: 80 percent of the school day here in haverford is spent outside exploring, learning. >> wigly worm. >> reporter: digging for worms they learn how important they are to the soil. >> the baby worm. >> there is a nature deficit disorder, all of the research said that. children outside are happier. >> reporter: meredith wood a teacher at the school shows kids how to turn pine cones into bird feeders.
>> everything is a lesson. and at this age, you can do counting, you can do letters, all outside. >> reporter: so what happens when it is not a nice, sunny day like this when it rains or snow? well, kid are outside for that too. >> then you wear boots, jacket. there is no bad days, just bad clothing choices. >> reporter: this group doesn't get sick much. it is inside where they are exposed to germs. nature endurance is helping build their immune system. >> which i think is interesting considering he is three years old and you would think he is getting dirty all the time but he hasn't been sick since october. >> reporter: and, lea rider said her son jack isn't just getting an education but learning how to entertain himself. >> he doesn't need to have tv, or the ipad or toys, he just makes fun for himself whether it is digging in the dirt or making up stories, you know, looking for bugs, he is just always busy. >> reporter: they even mix in a little culture with the
while they stick. >> i'm stephanie stahl, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, i want to be part of that class. >> very cool, very, very cool. >> my three-year old, sign himself up for that tomorrow. >> it is all about getting outside, today, isn't it. >> well, great weather to get outside, if you were stuck in the office or inside, the good news is we have another nice spring weekend, but first we have got to get through wet weather. lets take a look what is had happening outside, right now, a live shot from our live neighborhood network camera beach patrol headquarters in margate and it looks great, waves rolling through, cool down the shore, wind picked up but still sunny, beautiful, and then nice evening for walk in the sand if you are a shore residents. we are heading quickly toward may, you know what comes in may memorial day weekend and then we will start shore season. it is just around the corner and already feeling a little bit like summertime. at least yesterday it did. certainly beginning of the today when temperatures surged
to 80 degrees at least before this cool front slid through. you can see cloud deck moving through south jersey and delaware. skies are clear. we have included moving through the midday hours. wind pick up as well. the cooler air started to move from the north, breezes from the north keeping us cool but not cold tonight. our next chance for rain comes with this next system moving from the upper midwest crossing our area during the day on friday, in the meantime still, some rain, thunderstorms in the houston area they have been dealing with deadly flooding and another round of showers and storms popping up, luckily worst is east of the city tonight but still scattered showers and storms to the west of houston, that is area that has seen most rainfall. you can see the past 72 hours, over 15 inches of rain, some spots with over 20 inches and we expect another two, three or 4 inches of rain maybe to the east of the city but that is an area that does not need anymore. temperatures for our area, looking pretty good, 71 degrees in philadelphia. sixty-seven in reading and wilmington. sixty-five in allentown.
sixty-eight in trenton. as we zoom out you can see cooler air pushing from portions of new england, notice how chilly over portions of maine, new hampshire, 62 albany, 61 in scranton. eighty-four in richmond. cooler air pushing in washington d.c. where it is stuck at 76. dry until friday. high pressure in control. tomorrow is a a nice day, cool breeze in the north but still comfortable with highs in the mid to upper 60's. a perfect spring day. partly sunny thursday, sunshine to start, included rolling in the afternoon and ahead of the advancing front will have cloud, showers throughout the day friday. steady rain will be friday afternoon and evening and then that moves out of here, we should clear out for weekend. problem is with the dry conditions, and the wind, we are looking at very high pollen count again tomorrow, and thursday. friday maybe slightly lower, thanks to a little bit of rain moving through but still very high, allergy sufferers, you are definitely suffering this week. overnight mainly clear, cooler, 48 your overnight low, heading into your wednesday,
mostly sunny, pleasant, perfect spring day normal high 65. we are right on target if not the a few degrees above average. thursday looks good. friday is day you may want to grab that umbrella in the a total wash out not a deluge of rain but we will be seeing scattered showers and thunderstorms. good news if you have to rain lets do it on a week day because weekend clears out and temperatures near 70 with sunshine bet days. >> here, here. >> thanks, kate. >> "cbs evening news" is just a few minutes away. >> scott pelley, joins with us a look ahead. >> here's the "cbs evening news" tonight the all eyes are on new york, clinton and trump poised for big wins but could there be an upset in tonight's big apple showdown? plus secret service lapses, new details on the man who broke into the white house, and this woman took on the government to make her city a safer place, we will have the stories tonight on the "cbs
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i say. >> they are in a tough spot. flyers on the brink ofe limb nation after last night's game three loss to the capitols. tomorrow they will be without pierre edward bellmawr who has been suspended one game for checking from behind. most of the talk from the town abe around the country has been the flyers fans, penalized for throwing those bracelets on the ice during last night's third period of the six-one loss to the caps. wayne simmonds, not happen bye what happened. >> it was extremely unfortunate. we got into is penalty trouble there in the end but i don't think the fans helped us out any. you know, obviously i think they are voicing their displeasure but at the same time, you shouldn't be throwing things out on the ice. >> game two of the phillies/mets series tonight at the bank.
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>> nobody likes the crowd at the airport, cristina from center city asks what are busiest times at the airport, now that is a good question and nicole will have the answer tonight on "eyewitness news" at 11:00. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on our sister station cw philly and back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. up next "cbs evening news". tonight secret service security lapses, new details on the man, who broke into the white house, an clean up begins after unprecedented flooding in houston. a look at efforts. from our nation's capitol here now is scott pelley, take care family we will see you tonight.
>> pelley: big primary, new yorkers go to the polls and these two vote for themselves. >> it feels great. >> it's a proud moment. it's a great moment. >> pelley: also tonight, security lapses by the secret service. >> i mean, it's really unacceptable that somebody wearing crocs who already had a foot problem could make his way all the way in past security into the white house. >> pelley: a race against time to find earthquake survivors. and government and corporate power prove no match for a woman out to save her neighborhood. >> it was an act of survival because, like, this was our home. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. reporting tonight from washington. >> pelley: donald trump hopes to make this city his neome come