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highway headache, emergency work has three lanes closed on the delaware memorial bridge, meisha has details plus how long drivers can expect the closure to last. and if it is up to me, i think he is a pretty special man and should have a lot more time left. >> community in mourning, broken hearted as they remember a beloved superintendent, classes are canceled again today in robbinsville. hillary clinton and donald trump come up big in the new york prim willry how race for the white house now shifts to pennsylvania. today is wednesday, april 20th i'm jim donovan. happy hump day i'm brook thomas. meisha and katie are here as always, of course. >> good morning, happy wednesday. >> good morning.
we have another nice day on tap. we have some frontal boundary press through yesterday that did bring a little breeze and some clouds but storm scan is still empty and it will continue to stay that way, here in the delaware valley. looking at the rest of the afternoon temperatures not as warm as yesterday. it is still a mild morning all things considered, cooler by comparison by 5 degrees or so in spots here. forty-nine current temperature in ac. forty-nine in trenton. we are at 52 in philadelphia a. mid 40's generally speaking. 50 degrees in palmyra. it is a jacket kind of morning for sure but looking forward in the forecast under mostly sunny skies, tad breezy at the shore but overall a are, very pleasant spring day unfolding. expect mostly sunny skies, 70 degrees in the city. sixty in the poconos. cooler by comparison with ocean water but regardless a really nice day coming up. this may continue for another day. we will have your full forecast later in the show.
meisha, back over to you. >> that sound awesome, thanks very much. good morning, everyone. happy wednesday. yes, we are getting over the hump together, still very early. first check of the the roadways this morning. construction on i the five south between airport and route 420 that is been cleared. plenty of early risers out there. the vine is still closed, it the looks like they are just starting to open it up but we will wait to see both directions between broad and schuylkill we are used to this construction just make notoriety now, construction crews are trying to inch that out of the way. construction 422 between 202 and oaks and eastbound between oaks and trooper another one that is overnight construction that should be clearing out of the way sometime soon. the thinks where i want to pull your a tension. emergency suspension road construction on the delaware memorial bridge. make note. it started yesterday. it should last for several days. three southbound left lanes are closed so affecting you from new jersey coming into delaware. only one is opened. commodore barry bridge will be your best bet but make note
because this is really going to slow you down, three southbound left lanes are closed, jim, over to you. >> thanks, meisha. new this morning search is on for cause of the house fire in warrington, bucks county. >> there are in reported injuries, luckily but a lot of damage. >> this shot was tweeted out by lieutenant david back from the philadelphia police aviation unit and viewer video from the bucks county news feed shows fire fighters, fighting the fire ol pal mean owe drive. it took fire fighters an hour to get it under control. in other news classes in the robbinsville school district are canceled again today, community still is in shock over loss of their will school superintendent. doctor steven mayer was struck and killed by a car tuesday morning while out on the jog near robbinsville high, last night, hundreds came out to a vigil to remember him as a man loved by so many in the community. >> i know that he is looking down right now and he is smiling. he knows that robbinsville is
strong. >> just his presence about being around everybody how he is happy, faithful toward everyone. he was just always positive. >> it is just amazing that it is in the just in the school but just so many people around the community that possibly didn't even know but still are affected. >> the driver of the car that struck mayer is a robbinsville high school student, so far no charges have been filed. indicted pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane is ordered to appear today in montgomery county court, for a hearing on charge that he is she leaked grand jury information to a newspaper. meantime her attorneys are accusing prosecutors of leaking fbi recordings last month. charges that the d.a. calls meritless. kane is expected to ask a judge if she can file a misconduct motion. pennsylvania supreme court has suspended kane's law license. donald trump wins big, in the new york republican primary, as decisive victory in his home state gives trump
a better chance of securing g.o.p. nomination before the convention. democrat hillary clinton is all but declaring victory after heroin in the empire state. as we gentleman jiang reports, ted cruz is already focusing on next week's pennsylvania primary, with a stop here in pennsylvania. >> reporter: cbs the news projections donald trump is big winner of the new york's republican primary. new york city native defeated ohio governor john kasich and texas senator ted cruz and won vast majority of the state's 95 delegates. >> we're going to end at a very high level and get more delegates then anybody project, even in their wildest imagination. >> reporter: exit polls show wide majority of the new york republicans say if no candidate has enough delegates to secure the nomination before the cop convention, it should go to the one with the most votes. trump lead in the polls in five more northeast states including pennsylvania which hold their primary next week. cruise is campaigning in
philadelphia a. >> this is the year of the outsider. i'm an outsider. >> reporter: for the democrats, cbs news projections hillary clinton won her adopted home state defeating vermont senator and brooklyn native, bernie sanders. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the home stretch and victory is in sight. >> reporter: sanders is back in his home state of vermont. >> we believe we have the momentum and we believe we have a path toward victory. >> reporter: according to cbs news exit polls one thing voters both part ace gree on is the economy is top issue in the campaign. weijia jiang for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". clinton supporters in pennsylvania are also getting ready for next tuesday's primary, campaign hosted a new york primary watch party at field house in center city philadelphia clinton will be in town today, first to closed event in north philadelphia and then tonight she will hold a rally at fillmore in
fishtown. bernie sanders is holding a town hall in reading tomorrow. ted cruz will head to hirsch think morning, john kasich plans to two local stops tomorrow including a town hall in penn state's brandywine campus in media. both pennsylvania and delaware are holding primaries next tuesday, voters in new jersey will cast their ballots on june 4th. seventh, excuse me. flyers will try to extend their season tonight a begins washington capitals. a loss and flyers go home for the summer. hopefully the flyers and their fans will have a better night then monday when a cascade of wrist band delayed the game and gave capitals a power play. top seeded caps won the most games in the nhl this season and lead the best of seven series three games to thon. tonight villanova wildcats been in the spotlight yet again. the mens basketball award ceremony is at the pennsylvaniaville beyond, just after 7:00 o'clock. there is no doubt that it will be a big celebration. besides the awards, we will hear from several of the
national college basketball champions, two of whom are testing waters of the nba draft. well, coming up, flood waters, continue to rise in texas. >> yes, still ahead, the latest place people were forced to evacuate. it looks like an ordinary driving video but wait until you hear who is behind the wheel and surprising thing they to once they finally stopped the car. also... >> a baby, born on the road and wait until you hear who delivered this little bundle, we are hearing from the happy parents when we come back.
two years ago. the river water traveled through corroded lines which caused high levels of the lead. investigators want to know if the deadly out break of the legionnaires disease is related to the crisis. more than 50 lawsuits have been filed this year against the city. alley owner in california left his car to be serviced but left his dash cam running. that is when he caught this. a man claims a technician took his car out for a joy ride, so he posted this video on you tube. is what worse at one point the driver stopped at a park and owner said he heard snorting. the car dealer issued a statement saying they have already taken action. the houston area is still under a flash flood watch this morning but people who live there, they already necessity waters are rising all around them. >> nearly a foot of rain has fallen causing seven deaths so far. take a look at this video as
residents at an assist ted living facility in cypress, texas waved for help. facility was evacuated. forty-five residents were taken out in flatbed trucks and hum vees. these men and women were totally unphased. >> i rode a hummer, and i never ridden a hummer before and it is okay. >> reporter: residents are waking up in a baptist church, so the facility can find more permanent housing. >> reporter: this also happened, two young men had to be pulled from safety from raging creek waters in cypress. the pair can be seen hanging from tree branches in the middle of the creek. good smart tans lowered a strap to pull them to safety on a nearby overpass. >> this is just terrifying. terrifying, katie. >> unbelievable. >> it is incredibly dangerous, just unbelievable. one of the severe threats. you never, ever, we say all the time never drive through any flooded roadways.
but here at home things are definitely quiet, clear, we will keep it that way throughout the course of the day once more. high pressure is building in. we can expect to stay under sunshine here today. lets walk outside and start off with a look at bethlehem at hotel bethlehem's camera. we are nice and clear. we will keep that it way, with high pressure building in place. with high pressure in place that means that you have not had much rain and that will lead to high pollen levels out there. so watch for allergy sufferers that could be a problem for you. in addition to that yesterday we had elevated fire risk that should be out of there since the wind has since died down. looking forward, eventually wet weather does return to the forecast. we look accredited texas where we saw flooding video, it is unbelievable the heavy rain that has been falling down this way at the this point just south east of dallas we have had heavy, nasty thunderstorms there. this is part of the system affecting us later in the week. by the time we hit the friday we will start to see showers
and storms return to the forecast. let me walk you through future weather. we will start through this afternoon, wednesday at 3:00 p.m. in the looking bad at all. barely a cloud in the sky. thursday included start to move closer but it looks like we will start off with sunshine eventually the cloud will rebuild and we will start to see wet weather moving in. through thursday, just seeing the clouds build in. the don't worry about wet weather. friday is the day you may want to think about the rain gear. it just bubbles up and over spread the region here. by noon time we are dodging showers through southeastern pa for one thing and see a couple breaks of sun and then over spreads. generally it is through mountain midday we will see steady rainfall and just coming through somewhat steady in nature or scattered in nature before it start to clear out later that night. taking a look what happens here today mostly sunny, nice and pleasant, beautiful spring day. high of 7o ever so slight breeze out of the north. tonight clear, cool, seasonably so. forty-eight is the nighttime low. as we head forward we will get
to the mid 70's on friday. that is the wetest day of the forecast inn a also passover. looking ahead to the weekend in the bad, sunshine on saturday, great day, for looking pretty much the same here on sunday maybe a couple of clouds, that would be it. >> certainly will be gorgeous today, thanks very much. good morning everyone and happy wednesday to you. looking at the vine street expressway westbound side is opened. eastbound side is still closed we are waiting nor to open but on the vine westbound side speaking of the schuylkill eastbound, the left lane was blocked that has been clearing out of the the way too. we're looking good on the schuylkill. construction 422 construction west and eastbound on 202, oaks, trooper that is all cleared. we are looking good at the 422. emergency suspension red construction on the delaware memorial bridge, this started yesterday and it the will go on today and will be going on for several days. make note, three southbound lanes closed only one opened, your alternate commodore barry
bridge is your best bet. this will affect you coming from new jersey and delaware and most delays we will see on 295 and new jersey turnpike. speaking of the new jersey turnpike right around toll plaza you have also lost a left lane. so a lot going on here. make note. i will reference it all morning licensing and tweeting it out as well. storm repairs in mount laurel was scheduled for yesterday. it is extended on today. hartford road closed between sixth avenue and union mill red until 4:00 p.m. this is your same alternate as yesterday, briggs road to larch. boulevard or arc road. but again that was supposed to end yesterday and it has been extended through to today, brook, over to you. thanks, meisha. you have heard police officers delivering babies. we have seen that story once or twice but within police officer actually delivered his own baby. >> it happened in salt lake city yesterday morning. the officer travis clark is playing the role of dad and doctor. his wife went into labor at 3:00 in the morning. he loaded them into his patrol
car but his new daughter could not wait and clark wound up delivering her on the side of the road. >> i was like no, i had my plans. >> it didn't hit me until i was driving behind the ambulance and my patrol car and i started to get emotional. i said holy cow that just happened. >> what an experience, their new daughter now joins big sister charlie, all are doing well, this morning. good for them. >> i like that name. >> nice name. >> cute. still ahead on "eyewitness news", area principals getting praise. >> not just recognition they are getting, but first, here's a look what is on tonight on cbs-3.
and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem.
as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. back on "eyewitness news" with a look at the headlines. emergency cable work has three or four lanes on the delaware memorial bridge closed. work is expected to last
several days. classes are canceled again in robbinsville, new jersey. beloved superintendent doctor steve mayer was struck and killed yesterday by a teenage driver. and hillary clinton and donald trump are big winners in the new york primary, several candidates will be in our area today including clinton ahead of tuesday's pennsylvania primary. well, it is 4:50. time to check on business news. >> jill wagner joins us life from new york, good morning, jill. we hear intel is cutting thousands of jobs. >> reporter: that is right, chip making giant intel is cutting 12,000 jobs, that is about 1 percent of the work force. intel says there will be voluntary and inn volume will try departures from the operations worldwide. most of the affected workers will be notified within 60 days, intel is reorganizing in the face of declining sales in personal computers. intel says it hopes the cuts will save some $1.4 billion annually. >> lots of money.
we understand google will may be having trouble here expect to be charged with breaking europe's antitrust rules, what can you tell us about that. >> reporter: yeah, eu says google unfairly favors google services like its search engine and google maps so charges known as statement of objections could be filed as early as today. the united states is also looking into whether google broke antitrust laws. it will be interesting to go see how this plays on you the in europe. >> very interesting. thanks, jill. meanwhile in other news a night to honor some outstanding philly principals. >> "eyewitness news" at the prince theater in center city for the principal award. governor tom wolf was on hand to solute seven educators who will get the a $20,000 stipend to use in their community. so congratulations to them. >> good for them indeed. coming up after the break we will get another check have of weather and traffic. >> katie will tell us when we may see some showers this
another nice spring day looking beautiful a cross the delaware valley for yet another day and it will linger for the majority of the forecast, eventually rain does come back in the forecast. we will tell you why, but starting off with the quick peak at storm scan which is devoid of any storms. pride that comes that is nice weather so often this time of the year we have to deal with the pollen. if you take advantage have of and make most of beautiful days we have coming up here just bear in mind allergies will bug you. so very high levels of tree pollen in the next couple of days, friday is actually when wet weather does move in. we should see levels drive off wye the time we hit the weekend. we have 70 degrees on saturday under sunshine sane close to that same forecast on sunday just a few more clouds and slight thely cooler. but friday is the wet day. by wet i mean scattered showers, couple thunderstorms as well but it is also the mildest day of the forecast as
we await passage of yet another cold front. now back over to you. thanks very much, katie. good morning, i'm waking up to news of the delaware memorial bridge. i want to call your a tension to this. we are looking at emergency construction to replace three suspension ropes on the delaware memorial bridge this started yesterday. this might linger for the next several days, actually. three southbound lanes are closed, one opened, this is affecting primarily those coming from new jersey into delaware, most chase will be seen on 295 and new jersey turnpike. speaking of the new jersey turnpike right around toll plaza you have lost that left lane. you will to have use an alternate. you can see crews right here with one lane we necessity that will cause significant, delays out there. it is dark right now. when it gets light we will see these guys but right now it is still very dark. down to one lane that will be slow moving indeed. alternate commodore barry bridge on. that vine street expressway is all opened in the westbound side and eastbound side and also, storm main repairs going on yesterday supposed to end
by noon are still going on. ill have an update in ten minutes. stay updated with katie's forecast on our sister station kyw news radio 1060. also how to help a child questioning his or her gender, new bill governor wolf signed to help people with disabilities save money. and a new high tech greenhouse in strawberry mansion. check in two, three, four times a day on kyw news radio 1060 on your am dial. coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", it is do or die tonight for the flyers. >> hear what the players say about the ugly incident which fans through bracelets, actually on the ice. she served up food for decades at a local restaurant, major milestone that she's celebrate to go day, we are back at the top of the hour.
a community is in mourning after a beloved superintendent is killed, while out for a jog. the moving tribute to the popular leader, and what police are saying about the teenage driver, who hit him. plus, big wins in the big apple, hillary clinton and donald trump cement their status as front runners, and now focus turns to pennsylvania local spots where candidates will make their pitches to voters this week. important news if your commute takes you over the delaware memorial bridge, emergency repairs will lead to big backups this morning, meisha has detour around the road work. it is wednesday april 20th i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brook thomas. katie and meisha are keeping
an eye on things. >> good morning, happy wednesday. >> good morning. another nice day underway here. it looks like we will keep that sunshine around for yet another day, beautiful spring day again. >> the hits keep rolling here ebb though we had a cold front yesterday. we will show you what is going on at the moment. not a lot at least not on storm scan even though we have a beautiful weather, there are some fair share of side effects that come with beautiful weather even like this. pollen remains an issue for us. the as we look here at wider zoom we will have high pressure in place. we had a front yesterday. that has long since cleared off to the south and because of that we are back in the clear sky. worst of the breeze will be tapering off. looking around the region area temperatures mid 40's from allentown to wilmington down there central delaware. fifty in philadelphia and wildwood, so, you know, definitely cooler by comparison to yesterday but off to a decent start here. with wall to wall sunshine nothing more than a couple of puffy clo64