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breaking news this noon, a deadly assault on the ground at a high school in wilmington, delaware. police say a 15 year old female student has died after she was viciously attacked at the howard high school of technology. students have been dismissed for the day as police continue to investigate. good afternoon, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan is being briefed by police right now, live report coming up. >> meanwhile, in other news, right now the presidential campaign is focused on our area, candidates and their representatives are fanning across pennsylvania, just days ahead of the state's all important primary. take a look, republican frontrunner donald trump is in harrisburg tonight, former president bill clinton stomping for his wife, hillary clinton, in harrisburg, as well. her challenger bernie sanders has events in reading and oaks, republican john kasich will be in media this afternoon, king of prussia later on tonight, our "eyewitness news" team on the road to various events and we'll have team coverage later today right now the latest from the campaign trail, from "eyewitness news" reporter
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justin finch. >> andand with the countdown clocked to the pennsylvania presidential primary next tuesday, ticking, all candidates are coming in, looking for a win. in fishtown wednesday, frontrunner hillary clinton address dollars packed crowd at the philmore, her speech, presentation of her platform, including raising wages, fighting terrorism and stemming gun violence. >> we're going to work for cop re hence i have backgrounds checks, closing the gunshot loophole, closing the on line loom hope, closing what's called the charleston loop home. >> bernie sanders also set to chris coste the keystone state today, with town hall stops in scranton, reading, and oaks, montgomery county. at rid ends how square wednesday, supporters in the ben and jerry high school founders handed out special edition flavor. >> not about what individuals, it is about what's the best for everyone. >> republican hopefuls are fanning out, too, ohio governor and pit burying area native john kasich, holds a town hall at the penn state
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brandywine campus, in media this afternoon. minds full that he needs more votes to clinch the nomination. >> it is all about the delegates now. i had a meeting with delegates early this morning, and it is all about accumulating delegates, going into the convention. >> gop frontrunner donald trump, also set for a large rally tonight in harrisburg. >> and trump's chief rival, ted cruz, campaigning in hershey, pennsylvania just yesterday. and now with frontrunners for both parties, now more than halfway to their total delegate counts to clinch their nominations pennsylvania has now become a key stop in the race to the white house. justin finch, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". and a reminder the pennsylvania and delaware primaries are tuesday, april 26th, new jersey's primary is june 7th. back to our breaking news, 15 year old high school student dice after police say she was seriously assaulted. >> our cleve bryan is live outside of the school where he was just briefed by authorities. cleve? >> reporter: jim, i just talked to the police chief here in wilmington who says
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that there was a call this morning about 8:10 at the high school here at the howard technical high school for assault that happened in the girls bathroom involving at least three student, one of them, the female victim, who passed away. now, police are not describing exactly what happened inside that bathroom, but the victim's injuries were so severe that she had to be air lifted to dupont hospital here in wilmington where she was later pronounced dead. right now, police say that they have at least two people that they're questioning, no one's been arrested right now, and they've not recovered any weapons from that incident in the bathroom. now, as a result of this death, and of the student that had the fight in the bathroom, they did close the school for the rest of the day. and they are still trying to determine whether they're going to open tomorrow. they've made grief counselors available to any of the students. right now it is still early in the investigation. police stress that this is an open investigation.
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they don't want to draw any conclusions until they get all of the fact as to what exactly happened in that bathroom. but one student is dead, it happened just a little bit after school opened this morning. those are the latest fact, reporting live here in wilmington, cleve bryan, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thanks a lot, cleve. such a sad story. moving on to the flyers, flyers fans are saying their farewells to the man who brought the nhl and two stanley cups to the city of philadelphia. a live look right now at the wells fargo center in south philadelphia. where fans are arriving for a memorial service for flyers founder, ed snider. the service will start in less than an hour. the wells fargo center of course is the home of snider's beloved flyers. >> snider died last week at age 83. he was also the founder of comcast spectacor, and once owned a steak in both the eagles and the sixers. snyder is a member of the hockey hall of fame, and the philadelphia sport hall of fame. he is survived by his wife, six children, and 15
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grandchildren. the flyers are wearing a patch for snider's initials for this year's stanley cup playoff. >> and, we will stream the ed snider memorial live on our website starting at 1:00. >> meanwhile, snider's flyers are prolonging those stanley cup playoffs. the home team rocks the wells fargo sent with clutch win over the capitols in front every pretty rowdy crowd. >> this was frightening, the flyers scott went head first into the board, in the first period. he spent the night in jefferson hospital. the flyers were up two-nothing, after andrew mcdonald's goal, and goaltender michael won his first playoff start two to one. game five is tomorrow night in washington. >> well, brooke, we have more sport news, eagles have pulled the trigger on block buster trade with a week to go before the nfl draft. the birds could be going for possible franchize quarterback, carson wentz, of north dakota state.
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traded drafts picks in this year's drafter and future drafts for the brown's number two pick in the draft. wip's angelo cataldi thinks the eagles made a mistake. >> oh, i've been around a long time, and i've dealt with a lot of trades. this is one of the absolute worse i've ever seen. this is an otrocity, and i like to call it how i's revenge, because former gm, howie roseman got back in charge, answer just wanted to prove to everybody that he is smarter than everybody else in the nfl. >> now the move could impact the future of current eagles quarterback, sam bradford, and chase daniel. the nfl draft is a week from tonight. >> well, looks like another beautiful day on tap. but there are some changes coming. >> let's get first look at the forecast with meteorologist, katie fehlinger live on the cbs-3 skydeck. >> yes, guys, really the first change that's become more in the recall to us today, i would say, is the breeze, as my hair start to flap in that breeze. and we're starting to see those winds pick up, yes, anywhere from 15 to 20 miles per hour already. so that's noticeable. we still have nice bright
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sunshine and blue skies to go with t so the whole day does look quiet, say for the breeze, and eventually some clouds starting to rebuild. let me explain. we take you out to the storm scan view, and the full screen view of that, at the local level. no problems. notice, few clouds starting to nudge in across northeastern maryland, that heads our way, again by tonight see the clouds continue to build little more red limit but here is a look at the wind speeds, i mentioned moment ago. you notice it. you know, when you have got a south ones, picking up 16 miles per hour at the airport, you can definitely notice that. but, that said, that really is the only major issue, i would say, throughout the course of the day, if you want to find one at all, we have more sun than anything, temperatures flirting with 07 at the shore, mid 60s in the poconos under partly to mostly sunny sky, full sunshine here in philadelphia, as well. looking at our area headlines, keeping that sun around for one more day, but the rain is finally going to be returning, frankly, we could use some at this point. although, i head to the weekends some pretty gorgeous weather does way in the wings for us. so we time out that wet weather system for you coming
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up a bit later in the show, your forecast straight ahead. >> thanks, katie. look now from chopper three, serious accident there is morning, on the pennsylvania turnpike. a tractor-trailer flipped over, on the eastbound turnpike ramp to route 130 to street road in bensalem bucks county there. were no other cars involved and luck fly reported injuries. emergency repairs continue along the delaware memorial bridge. at first drivers could only get by using one southbound lane. but officials opened a second lane last night. construction crews are replacing three suspension ropes, in need of repair. bridge authorities say although the additional lane is available, drivers may still experience some travel delays. >> well, it is a party fit for a queen, a royal celebration is underway in london from queen elizabeth. today is the british monarch's 90th birthday, correspondent will a marks shows us how the queen is marking this special occasion. >> queen elizabeth the second may be britain's old
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serving monarchs, though still young enough to ride around town with the top down. 990 year old queen took to the street of windsor on foot, as well. and it was an aid that slowed her down, but dozens of flowers and gift people gave her. >> she is so generous to all of us with her time, with her love, with her passion for the country. >> the queen received a warm welcome outside the wind so castle, royal fans from across the world came to catch a glimpse. >> it is exciting. she is gracious. she is beautiful. she is everything and a little bit more than what i expected. >> the fallals of westminster abbey rang out in celebration, soldiers fired gun salutes to honor her majesty. after the public celebration, royal insiders say queen elizabeth will host a private party at windsor castle. >> the principals of whales, duke and duchess of cambridge, personal tributes will be made
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to the queen and their family. that's very important as she turns 09. >> her 94 year old husband, prince philip, will not doubt be thereby her side. last year their marriage will enter it seventh decade, but today was all about elizabeth. cbs news, windsor, england. >> welcoming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", now living at the vatican, after being rescued by the pope himself, plus this: >> an inspiration to me. >> a rem tiff of harriet tubman react to the announcement that the former slave and abolishionists will be featured on the 20-dollar modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle.
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>> welcome back, olympic flame on the way to olympic games in reno dejaniero. in olympia greece birth place of the olympics. torched handed over to the first torch bearer, greek gym champion, will make it way to rio in time for the opening ceremonies on august 5th. >> well, president obama expressed concerns about iran, while meeting with top officials from six arab nations, at a golf summit in saudi arabia. >> even with the nuclear deal, we recognize collectively that we continue to have serious concerns about iranian behavior continue to interdict, and pose costs on iran for bass ill i can missile program and
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destabilizing. >> the president also says that the us and its gulf allies remain united in their effort to defeat isis. and will increase their contributions to the fight. the leaders also agreed enhance humanitarian effort in iraq and syria. >> dozen syrian refugees, pope francis brought to italy from greece, are settling into their new lives. they arrived in rome saturday. one family left their home near the lebanese border to escape constant bombings. they were shocked to see pope francis on the plane for the trip to a safer future. >> didn't believe. he is very kind man. he is very nice. we greet him. and we say to him thank you. same thing with us. >> the vatican says the 12 refugees will be cared for by an italian charity and supported by the catholic church. >> there is no official word yet on a cause of death for the former wwe star known as
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chyna. her real name johnny lawyer err, found dead in her home in california yesterday. she was one of the best known and most popular female professional wrestlers in history. after her wrestling career, appeared in reality shows. chyna was 46 years old. still ahead on "eyewitness news", harriet tubman's relative reacts that tubman will be featured on the 20-dollar bill. >> science is exploding. all over the city. we'll show you how you can experience some real cool stuff coming up. katy? >> yes, we are definitely looking ahead to wet weather out there, as well. how much, does it put a dam perron your weekend plans? i'll have the answer, not only to what the weekends will look like, but your entire seven day forecast coming up straight ahead.
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>> harriet tubman will soon be gracing the front after 20-dollar bill. now one of her relatives is speaking out. >> actually tubman's great great grand neice, has been speak to go students about her aunt's amazing life for years. johnson says this honor has been a long time coming, and, very deserved. >> i feel wonderful about it. i can't help it because i'm related to her, but it is an inspiration to me. she didn't think slavery was very good, and she needed to get her people out. and so that's what she did. >> tubman's face will start appearing on the 20, in 2020. this is awesome. you know the 5-dollar bill is changing, 10-dollar bill is changing. a lot of people are getting some shine. >> yes. >> wonderful. >> talking about shine.
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the weather right now, still holding on. >> sunshine at least for one more afternoon for us, guys, wet weather phinally does return tomorrow, at this point, we could use it, though, i know, yes, we all love the bright sunshine, but you can have too much after good thing, then eventually run into drought problems, all of. that will we don't need. that will more than anything, scattered variety of showers, thunderstorms tomorrow. so, we will walk you through all of that, at least for now, looking good. you got another very mild afternoon, as i mentioned, had to use the hair spray after i came in from the skydeck, bit of breeze very noticeable. what happening on storm scan, wider zoom. here is the combination of the next storm system, guys. you can see back over the buckeye state, portions of the great lakes reason on, the combination of the wet weather, tan looks like it is making bee line for us, right? not so much. when we zoom it out one more time, look tip, and in its entirety, the core of circulation, way back over the central planes, this is dragging a warmfront, through our area now, the cold front is what actually bridges us our round every wet weather. what's going to take little bit more time to get here, as
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the warmfront lift out, we do see the breeze, see little bit more in the way of cloud cover, but that's real at this. so we jump it forward here in future weather notice yes, might be couple of showers that pop up across central pa but looks like we will stay dry right through the better part of tomorrow morning. could there be a spotty shower, renegade shower that pops up at some point late today, tomorrow morning? definitely possible. we will allow for that, really see any of the brunt of this hold off until the afternoon. it looks like really after lunchtime is when the scattered variety of showers and storms fire up out there. no casino of major severe threat. but this particular run of the model is suggesting whopping batch of heavy rain, right in time for evening rush. so, we have to keep ion that possibility, we'll have enough moisture to work with for sure, i won't be shock. also this model does clear it out by saturday. not totally sold that it will be totally out of here early saturday morning, there may be lingering shower, but all-in-all nice weekends coming up. pollen as a result of the rain, drops off at least for a day. it does start to creep back up this weekend, but at least we
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will guess a respit for one day if you do suffer from seasonal allergies, especially tree pollen, real rough lately. outside middle township high school, a cloud of clouds, but nice afternoon. southerly wind, you notice it, trust me, but it is a nice afternoon, that is unfolding here. looking at the regional temperatures for the most part, mid upper 60s, already cracking the 70 degrees mark though in dover, delaware, happy passover folks. we have to be dealing with scattered showers by the time the sun is actually setting here, tomorrow evening at 7:47. but, that said, it is all getting out of here in time for overall real nice weekend. check it out. upper 60s both saturday, sunday, skies start to gradually clear. actually i should say pretty quickly they will clear. on most of saturday looking at sunshine, sunday looks phenominal, make outdoor plans, even monday not looking bad at all. other than this one little hiccup that we have to deal with the rain tomorrow, it is still a pretty nice pattern overall, guys. >> we can deal with it, thanks, katie. brooke will be excited about this one, say hello to the pair of giant panda's, making
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their public debut in south korea. the two are a gift from china, and spent about a month before getting acclamated before today's debut. expert say the two have very different personalities, even though hard to tell them apart. one docile, the other more outgoing. and endangered, only about 2,000 of them in the world. >> they are the most fascinating creatures ever. >> they are beautiful. >> just going to take a moment. >> you snow. >> she'll be walking down the street, thinking of panda's. >> oh, well, when we come back an explosive start to the city's science fest. how you can take par
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>> welcoming upleapt err today on "eyewitness news" at 5:00 paid maternity lever. not everyone can get it, putting thousands of people in a difficult position. health reporter stephanie stahl tells us the unique way more and more moms to be are raising money so they can care for their newborns, that's today at 5:00. >> time to get nurds i, philadelphia. >> celebration of science and technology coming your way. philadelphia science festival starts tomorrow. showcasing more than 09 experiments across the city. "eyewitness news" this morning got a sneak peak at one of those experiments, on april 30th, this explosion will be magnified 12-fold, with 12 reactions going off at once, at penn's landing. the goal is to set next generation excited about the sciences. the wagner free institute on sunday, something for the
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really young kids. these are connects. you can build little mechanical structures, we will be building 29,000 piece connect, and your kids can come. >> science festival kicks off tonight during the franklin institute awards, oldest science awards in the country, eight honorees have doing everything from discovering planets, to revolutionize medicine, all you need to know about the science festival on our website well that's "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas for katie and all of us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. we're always on line for you at the young and the restless is next.
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modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle. one person that really gets this is katie mcginty. she came from a working-class family. she was ninth of 10 kids. she gets it. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. katie mcginty will protect social security and medicare. that's why president obama and vice president biden support her, too. she'll make a heck of a senator. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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