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clues that will help them crackdown a sexual assault suspect, after a women breaks free. we will bring you up to date on the investigation. finally people who want to become next president of the you had, and one who already has a job. find out how and when, speaking of the candidates. and a cool morning makes way for a pleasant afternoon, but more rain may be on the way. and, it is sunday april 24th, good morning i'm rahel solomon. thanks for spending part offer your weekend with us. meteorologist justin drabick is here. weekend played a switch a roo, it started off wet but ending nice, sunny. >> we will have more time when it is nice but we have had rain in the morning. >> it was off a little will bit. >> a little bit. >> not you. >> come on. >> i know, i know. >> we can enjoy today. it is down right perfect, pretty much. we have sunshine out in full display this morning. we are cool, we are waking up to cold temperatures, 30's and
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40's. 47 degrees in philadelphia, light wind out of the north 10 . slight wind chill feels like 42 degrees, right now factoring in the win. thirty-nine up in allentown. mid 40's in wilmington and in interior south jersey around millville it is 45 degrees. still chilly, suburbs, willow grove, pottstown, 39, and 36, still in quakertown. there is that wind that out of the north so that is bringing in that cooler dryer air mass but stays light today, pretty much 10 miles an her or less. storm scan three much more quieter. we have a large area have of high pressure dominating the mid-atlantic, so that blocks us in the dry pattern for about the next 48 hours, so this practically is perfect today, right where it should be for late april sunshine. mild temperatures, low humidity, light breeze it is all there. get outside and enjoy it. 68 degrees for afternoon high. philadelphia near 60 at the shore and in the mountains if you do not like it this is cool wait a few more days, we're talking about summer-like conditions and maybe close to 80 degrees. we will time that out in a few
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minutes, rahel, back to you. you are never thrown off, for the record. switching gears, a pedestrian is struck and killed in route 42 in gloucester county. up investigators tell us a teenage boy between 14 and 16, was hit by a vehicle in the southbound lanes in washington township. the accident closed route 42 southbound for a while during the investigation, now we are working to learn if the driver remained at the scene. route 55 northbound is closed while police investigate a fatal accident, in millville, new jersey. investigators tell us that the driver lost control of their truck, flipping over, a couple of times, and catching fire, before come to a stop on the side of the highway. the it happened around 4:00 this morning and we're toll the driver died at the scene. police are looking for a man who abducted and sexually assaulted a woman in west philadelphia investigators say she was held captive for 11 hours. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is live outside special victims unit the with the the latest on the
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investigation, anita, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rahel. it was a vicious crime and as of this morning police still have not caught the man they believe is responsible. >> a sunny saturday took a dark turn. >> i saw a black car speeding off. >> reporter: neighbors on the 5700 block of larchwood have avenue say around 3:00 p.m. on saturday a woman escaped from that black sedan, beaten and bloody. >> i heard her screaming. i heard her saying good off me, get off me. that is what made me come down here because i heard another guy, a pedestrian say get off of her. >> reporter: police say 20 year-old woman freed herself after being held against her will for 11 hours, bound by duct tape, the physically and then sexually assaulted. >> my mom was coming home. he told me that she saw a girl, bloody face, just a shirt and duct tape on her ankles and she looks lick she was just beaten up. >> reporter: it started around 4:00 when that suspect forced
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the woman into his car at gunpoint near forty-ninth and lancaster. after her escape would the man was taken to the special victims unit but the entire ordeal has neighbors on edge. >> just after that i went to go grab my sister from somewhere. it was like, well, i told her to stay where she was and wait for me. you have to be careful, there is too much going on out here. >> reporter: back here live, still no arrests at this time, police say they are looking for a black man around 23 years old with dread locks and a long beard. if you have any information, you are asked to call police. live from the special victims june it this morning in hunting park, i'm anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you, anita. philadelphia police continue their search for a murder suspect in strawberry mansion. investigators say the man shot another man inside of a car, saturday afternoon, on the 2300 block of west huntington street. the suspect, was last seen on 24th street, wearing what police described as a water
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department vest, or jacket. the presidential candidates will be shaking up a lot of hand before pennsylvania and delaware, hold their primaries on tuesday. hillary clinton will campaign in wilmington tomorrow, and the eyewitness cam on the campaign trail, lets take a look, former president bill clinton brought his political skills to the dining car in northeast philadelphia. there, he asked diners, no surprise, to vote for his wife. and america's forty-second president made a stop at irish broker station house in langhorne. he took pictures with customers, shook hands, signed autographs, "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan caught up with the former president in montgomery county. >> reporter: as is often the case in life, important journeys are mapped through well planned steps, former president bill clinton hit the campaign trail in the philadelphia suburbs hoping to improve upon his wife's milk results running for president in 2008. >> we have to pull this country together again. we have to quit i can small, and petty, and mean, and divided. that is what she wants to do.
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we can do it, so we can all rise together. >> reporter: president clinton spoke for about an hour, at wissohickon middle will school will in ambler. back in 2008, presidential candidate hillary clinton won montgomery county for just a few hundred votes. she lost in delaware county where bill clinton also spoke on saturday. in swarthmore and ambler his message was on your wallet. talking equal pay for women, and stimulating job growth. >> do you believe we can all rise together again that we did in the 1990. >> reporter: also in ambler a focus on gun violence. former congress woman gabby giffords who survived an assassination attempt in 2010, highlighted speeches aim at generating democrats who wanted tougher control measures. >> speaking is difficult for me but come january, i want to say these two words: madam president. >> applause. >> reporter: crowd was certainly woed by high profile speakers.
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>> it was great. i wanted to watch him speak. it is great that he came five minutes from my house. >> really exciting. energizing. i felt like he was really speaking from the heart. >> reporter: president bill clinton says in the only is his wife hillary the most experienced candidate to be president, she has the best ideas and hopes that pennsylvania voters will feel the same way on tuesday. in ambler, i'm cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and while former president bill clinton was in the philadelphia suburbs, hillary clinton campaigned in new haven. connecticut's primary is also on tuesday. the democratic front runner held a round table events with working families to discuss raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour. clinton also discussed her policy proposals to provide equal pay for women. local supporters of the bernie sanders marched to city hall as part of the 11th hour push to get out the vote for tuesday's primary. yesterday afternoon, the versace machines senator hosted a rally in wilmington.
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>> and, if you look at the backdrop, backdrop polls between donald trum trump and myself we are beating him in every instance. >> sanders has scheduled to campaign in philadelphia tomorrow. the republican presidential hopefuls are also focusing on pennsylvania. ted cruz rallied with supporters a at a scheme the in the pittsburgh suburb in monroeville. he focused there on presenting himself as the best candidate to beat hillary clinton in november. >> we have seen the pattern. usually they talk good on the campaign trail, and then they get in office and betray us. well, i have to give donald credit, he has been betraying us before he got elected. >> the latest franklin and marshall poll find cruz trailing by double digits to donald trump in pennsylvania. and trump will hold a rally tomorrow in west chester university. he is holding one today in hageers town, maryland. yesterday trump made two
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campaign stops in connecticut and told supporters in bridgeport he has no plans to tone down his rhetoric and his g.o.p. rivals should just give up. >> now we're down to two. i call it one and a half. i now actually call it one because i call it a half and a half because they are both out. it is just one. >> ohio governor john kasich is heading to pennsylvania tomorrow. yesterday he campaigned in rhode island, one of the other states holding a primary on tuesday. during the town hall in smith field, kasich remains confident despite trailing in the delegates needed to secure the g.o.p. nomination. >> i think we're optimistic about what the future holds for us in terms of the convention but then if it doesn't work, i will find another purpose. >> kasich will return to his hometown, mckeysrock for another town hall event tomorrow. and stay with "eyewitness news" as we follow the candidates on campaign 2016, again, the pennsylvania and delaware primaries are tuesday, and new jersey has
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sometime, their primary is june 7th. and still to come this morning on "eyewitness news" a fire tears through an apartment complex under construction, in arizona find out how fire fighters it took to battle the flames. and it is not your typical school, learn why much of the education here goes beyond the four walls. and after yesterday's soaker the april showers, may in the be done just yet, justin drabick's eyewitness weather forecast just minutes away. the don't go anywhere.
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a massive fire reaches five alarm not far from arizona a's capitol city. flames broke out late last night in an apartment complex under construction in the town of gilbert and that is south east of phoenix. the residents of the nearby apartments had to be evacuated as high wind were driving the flames. fire fighters suffered minor burns and three police officers were treated for smoke inhalation. more than 120 fire fighters worked to contain the five alarm fire. north korea says it has successfully test fired a ballistics missle there a submarine and strengthened its nuclear capabilities. state news agency released these photos. united states is responding, by limiting the travel of north korea's foreign minister and his delegation while they are in new york. they can only attend places necessary to conduct u.n. business. well, once a week we recall for dangerous products
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that may be in and around your home. we call it three object your side recall round up. "eyewitness news" consumer reporter jim donovan has the information you you need to know, this week: first up, risky recreational vehicles. polaris industries is recalling 133,000 recreational off highway vehicles, also known as rov's, the company says that they pose a fire and burn hazard. polaris has received more than 160 reports of fires, with one resulting in the death of a 15 user old. model year 203 through 2016, r z r900 andrzr1000 are involve in the recall. stop using these recreational vehicles and contact polaris to schedule a free repair. next up, makers of the nice peach slices a and mixed fruit announced a recall after concerns were raise that had glass may have gotten in the product. the recall involves 8-ounce glass jars of nice brand peach slices and light syrup and
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milk fruit in light syrup. they were sold at walgreens nationwide. within complaint has been received so far, return them the two place of purchase for a full refund. mary's home of lancaster is recalling 1600 jars of home made vegetable soups. 16-ounce and 32-ounce jars may contain bochism toxin. it is a fatal form of food poisoning. soups were distributed in pennsylvania, delaware and maryland in retail stores and farmers markets. now you can return product to the place of purchase or called marry's home, for return instructions, that is this weeks recall round up. i posted links for more information on cbs philly.com and facebook and twitter. reporting for three on your side, i'm jim ton van. >> all right. the justin joining us now. we may need to keep umbrellas around this weekend, not quite dodging the april showers. >> correct. it will not rain all week long but this is good news because we do need rain but enjoy some nice weather today and for the
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start of the workweek. we had a great sunrise this morning all across the region a live look from margate, nice and quiet, earlier somebody was walking their dog. nothing but full sunshine. chilly with temperatures in the 40's. give it another month, we are close to memorial place and this place will be jumping and jammed packed. look at the change though in the temperatures, if you were out early this time yesterday, it was mild in the 60's as we had some showers around but 22 n allentown, 18 in wilmington, 16 in philadelphia, so we're waking up to some 30's to upper 40's across the region. some of those protect suburbs, from the wind, they are down in the mid 30's at this hour. the just to our north and west, look the at that chill, 36 in state college. thirty-eight in buffalo. you have to remember it is still late april. we can get coal nights the and typically, this is time of the year where we average our last freeze. and, the frost can actually extend into may as well. classic april forecast, as the temperatures are all over the place. weak go from average today, well above average for monday and tuesday, so now it starts
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to feel more like summer. minus humidity. by the even on of the week we will level off or we should be in the up are 60's. in threat of rain today, high pressure over us right now, replacing the cold front that came through yesterday. we're lock in the dry pattern for the next 48 hours. eventually that high breaks down and moves off shore and allows the next storm system to come at us. monday, again nothing but full sunshine for the most part, much warmer though, we will be surging in the 70's and where this front sets up on tuesday, that will be the key for the forecast, right the now, it looks like it will now be further to the north. that means a warmer forecast on tuesday. however though still the threat for widespread showers, tuesday afternoon and a few thunderstorms. temperatures could get up to 80 degrees and we could see a few peaks of sun. up are 60's today is average. nice night tonight, cool, 40's to 50 degrees across the region. not quite as cold as this morning. look at tomorrow. we will getaway from the water, mid 70's up to reading, allentown, probably upper 70's around philadelphia, and the trend for the next ten days,
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cold air just stays over the hudson bay. we will in the get any real big time shots of cold air. it will will cool down from time to time. we have one surge of warm air coming at us early in the week. by the even of the week we will call it mild. as we head in the start of may, another brief warm surge comes in and then first week of may levels off again, we will see some cooler air trying to build in. overall temperatures will be around average, as we finish you have a the month, into early may. pleasant today though, sunny, 68 degrees for the high temperature here tonight. tonight, another chilly night, not as cold, 50's for the city, 40's out in the suburbs. lot a the forecast here over next several days, nice today, tomorrow, sunshine, we will jump to the upper 70's on monday, very warm tuesday, showers and potential for thunderstorms, tuesday afternoon, close to 80, and so areas that basically from the city on south where the best shot to see that 80 degrees. we will cool back down wednesday with more showers around thursday and friday. rahel, back to you. time right now is 7:18. lets check traffic.
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ann evans is here. i know were you tracking that accident. has it cleared up, just yet. >> it has, that is what i will will show you, rahel a clear blue route, blue route southbound between, exit number nine, broomall and exit five route number one, that accident cleared, it is out of here and good to go the not only here but as a whole, blue route is in fine shape. we will move traffic cam to the schuylkill expressway, this is between city and belmont avenue, in delays or problems on the the schuylkill this morning, it is moving along just fine through philadelphia, and its suburbs, and we will go with the traffic cam to the ben franklin bridge mid span, ben franklin bridge is in fine shape, and taking ben franklin bridge to 55 northbound in millville, 55 northbound is new closed between the vine and millville exit which is number 27 and bridgeton vineland exit which is exit number 29, all due to a very serious accident. as for area bridges, they a all look okay except for delaware memorial bridge, again heading in to delaware we have three lanes new available due to construction so there are some delays on and off, on that.
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that is the latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans now back to you rahel. >> ann, thank you. still ahead on "eyewitness news" thinking outside the box, a unique curriculum a delaware county school is using and the thinking behind it. and alpaca as in action, meisha johnson mixes in the fury friend in bucks county and you can visit too. find out where in the dream driv narrator: listen to president obama endorse katie mcginty for senate. obama vo: katie will stand up to special interests to protect your right to health care, social security and equal pay for women. as the 9th of 10 kids and the mother of 3 daughters, katie is fighting to ensure every family has a fair shot at getting ahead. katie from debate: "i'm a champion, i'm a fighter and i'll have the back of hard working families in this country." narrator: endorsed by president obama and vice president biden, a champion for working families. katie vo: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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♪ on the healthwatch, kid learning through nature, a school day where the students, spend most of their time
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outside. "eyewitness news" health reporter stephanie stahl takes us to the unique class. >> you're making soup. >> reporter: welcome to the mud kitchen a at forest edge preschool. >> what are you making. >> reporter: two and three-year old use their imagination and nature to create, well, you name it. jesse, what are you doing. >> making a birthday cake. >> reporter: 80 percent of the school day here in haverford is spent outside, exploring, learning. >> a worm. >> reporter: dig for worms they learn how important they are to the soil. >> this is a worm. >> there is a nature deficit disorder and all research says. that children outside are happier. >> reporter: meredith woods a teacher at the school shows kid how to turn pine cones into bird feeders. >> everything is a lesson, and, at this age, you can do counting and letters, and all outside. >> and what happens when it is not a nice sunny day like this when it rains and snow, kid
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are outside for that too. you wear boots, jacket the. there is no bad days, just bad clothing choices. >> 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 very interesting, considering he is three years old and you would think he would get dirty all the time, and, he hasn't been sick since october. >> reporter: and lea rider says her son jack isn't just getting an education but he is 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, and looking for bugs, he is just always busy. >> reporter: they even mix in culture with the wind chime, made of sticks. how do you make music? i'm stephanie stahl, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". kid with love that. philadelphia's building serves as backdrop for unique
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challenge. comcast center hosted leukemia lymphoma society first ever big climb in philadelphia. estimated 1,000 people to tested their endured as they climbed 43 stories to raise money for cancer research and patient access. all of us here at cbs three counting down to mothers day in the annual race for the cure. cbs-3 is proud to support komen in the fight against breast cancer. join the "eyewitness news" this morning team, jim donovan, brook thomas, katie fehlinger and meisha johnson atco men philadelphia race for the cure on mothers day sunday may eighth. register at cbs philly to the come/cure, everyone who registers to walk or run, with team cbs-3 will receive a t-shirt, and, will be there for this special event. still to come this morning on "eyewitness news", a special message to the class of 2016, first lady michelle obama explains why the fight for civil rights is not over.
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a solar powered plane completes another part of the historic journey, where it has been and where it is going, hi justin. good morning, everyone. sunshine is out, chill think morning but we have a warming trend that will extend in the workweek. we will let you know he how warm it will get when we check eyewitness weather.
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well, today is sunday april 24th, good morning to you i'm rahel solomon. can you believe the month is already over. meteorologist justin drabick outside on the cbs-3 sky deck this morning and still feeling chilly but fortunate thely it will warm up. >> it will turnout nice because we have full sunshine today, late april that sunnies strong, kind of that deal where you get out of your car and may need heat but give it a few hours and that sun starts warming things up through your window and outside this afternoon it will feel real nice. upper 60's to 70 in some spots. mid 40's just off the coast inland the atlantic city airport. forty-seven in philadelphia. then we will get to the mountains. it is chilly there. 34 degrees in mount pocono. thirty-nine still in allentown and there are some suburbs, still stuck in the 30's, at this hour. check it out quakertown cold spot coming in the at 37 degrees. it is 39 in pottstown.
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willow grove, wind are on the light side, 10 miles an hour or less but it is a north wind. that is key. that brought in the dryer air mass. you may have felt humidity past few days that is now gone with that north wind, that dry cold air comes out of canada there you go storm scan three is quiet, it will stay like that throughout the day to day, in problems for the start of the workweek but we will talk about more rain coming up later on during the week. this morning, clear skies, chilly, 30's and 40's this have afternoon. we will keep it sunny. seasonal temperatures. upper 60's, that is right on average for this time of the year. no matter where you are, enjoy it. 68 degrees in the the sun for philadelphia, near 60 along the coast and south jersey and delaware beaches. up in the mountains, not bad, warming up to 60 degrees. then it tarts to feel more like summer. we're talking about potential for maybe 80 degrees for the start of the workweek and we will let you know where, when when we check eyewitness weather in a few minutes. back to you. justin, thank you. police are looking for a man this morning, who abducted
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and sexually assaulted a woman in cobbs creek. investigators say she was held for 11 hours, before she managed to escape. "eyewitness news" reporter a neat a oh is live outside the special victims's unit with the very latest on the the investigation, good morning, anita a. >> reporter: good morning, rahel. police say that man forced a 20 year-old woman at gunpoint into his car, bound her with duct tape and physically and sexually a salted her. it is a horrifying crime that police say started at 4:00 a.m. yesterday morning on forty-ninth and lancaster. they describe the car as a black sedan, with a trash bag covering the rear driver's side window. and, somehow the woman was able to escape 11 hours later, on 57th and larchwood. neighbors described seeing the women beaten and bloody, and hearing the commotion. >> i heard her screaming, i heard, her say, get off me, get off me when she come down here. i heard another guy, a pedestrian say get off of her.
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back here live so far no arrest at the this time. police say they are looking for a black man around 23 years old with dread locks abe a long beard. if you have any information, you are asked to call the police. live from the special victims unit in hunting park, anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you. a teenager is dead after a shooting in philadelphia's feltonville neighborhood. the teenage boy was shot in the chest, around 3:00 this morning and the 400 block of wyoming avenue. he was rushed to st. christopher's hospital where he died from his injuries. no details on any suspect at this time. family and friend said hear final good bye toss prince. while fans gathered outside the musician's paisley park mansion in minnesota, there was a private services for him inside. his body was cremated. musical celebration of prince's life will be held at a later day. prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at paisley park on thursday. he was 57. autopsy results will not be complete for four weeks.
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with two days left until primaries in pennsylvania and delaware you will see a lot of the candidates in our area bernie sanders will campaign in philadelphia tomorrow. hillary clinton will be in wilmington tomorrow. yesterday's former president bill clinton campaigns on behalf of his wife, at the dining car in northeast philadelphia. he also spoke to supporters, in montgomery and delaware counties. the forty-second president, asked pennsylvanians to vote, for his wife. >> we have to pull this country together again. we have to quit being small, petty, mean, and divided. that is what she wants to do and we can do it the so we can all rise together. >> and the former president also visited the irish rover station house in langhorne bucks county. there he took pictures with customers, shook hand and signed autographs. well, the republican presidential candidates are also spending time in pennsylvania. ted cruz campaigns in the the suburban pittsburgh yesterday and john kasich will be in his hometown of mckeysrock
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tomorrow. donald trump is holding a rally at west chester university tomorrow have afternoon. correspondent brian web explains why trump and his campaign are in the seeing eye to eye. >> reporter: donald trump came out swinging at a campaign stop in connecticut. he took aim at the election process he called rigged and hillary clinton who he called crook. it comes after trump advisors insisted their candidate would tone things down. >> this is crook hillary clinton. and then people start yawning, leaving the whole thing is a disaster. >> reporter: trump's closest republican rival ted cruz is in indiana where he criticized both trump and clinton as politician his can't keep their promises. >> usually they talk good on the campaign trail, and then they get in office and betray us. i have to give donald credit, he is betraying us before he got elect. >> reporter: clinton spoke with working families in new
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haven connecticut a good showing on tuesday would give her nearly 90 percent of the delegates needed to win the democratic nomination. >> it will take everybody working to turn that around and to get back to where we're really trying to take care of people. >> reporter: bernie sanders isn't giving up yet, he continue to attack clinton on her connection toss wall street and support for wars in the the middle east. >> secretary clinton heard the same evidence that i did, she voted for that war. >> reporter: republican date john kasich campaigned in rhode island and he is trailing trump and cruz heading into tuesday's primaries. brian web, for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and join john dickerson on face the nation. guest include democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders, and republican presidential hopeful john kasich. it is this morning at the 10:30 right here on cbs-3. stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage, of campaign 2016, of course, pennsylvania, delaware
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primaries are tuesday, and new jersey's primary is june 7th. when you are not near a tv go on line at cbs philly.com. well, first lady michelle obama a target relimb us freedom bill in her commencement speech at jackson state university. first lady spoke to graduates at historically black university in miss up is i. she criticized the bill recently passed by state legislators that will let workers site their religious objections to same sex marriage to deny services to the lgbt community. she urged graduates to vote to protect civil rights. >> so we've got the to stand side by side when all of our neighbors, straight, gay, lesbian, by sexual, transgendered, muslim, jew, christian, immigrant, native american because the march for civil rights isn't just about african americans, it business all americans. >> in her speech the first lady reflect on the heated political battle her husband
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has endured as president over his eight years. still to come this morning on "eyewitness news" a plane led by the sun completes another leg of the around the world journey. find out where it will get from here. >> my goodness. >> time for your kiss. >> meisha johnson meets fury friend on her dream drive, she is kissing an alpaca, find out where you can visit these amazing animals too. brighter day is ahead for us but if you are going out early, bring a sweater. meteorologist justin drabick has the eyewitness weather forecast in just a few minutes, stay with
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♪ bring me a higher love 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.
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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. solar powered airplane on a journey around the world reaches california. the plane did a fly by, jed around san francisco's golden gate bridge. the solar impulse two, took off from hawaii last thursday, and carrying pilots, swiss explorer berrand car and andre forsberg. solar impulse two will make three more stops in the you had, and then it will cross the atlantic ocean to europe toward northern africa. >> cool. cbs-3 traffic reporter meisha johnson head to the the country for this weeks dream drive segment. she meets some new friend, some friendly and some a parentally in the so friendly.
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>> our trip takes us from philadelphia to pottstown, montgomery county and rural berks county. well, we just got off 422 and we are heading to, one of the pottstown's favorite. i hear i will have one of the most a macing sandwiches. company come on in. eugene and his wife sheila opened up grumpy's hand carved sandwiches six years ago. >> the name grumpy, is it true that came from. >> from my son, correct. >> we used to name it after daddy and everyone the of the kid said, what, grumpy, and he was a little grumpy being unemployed for 18 months. we didn't have have an store to rent we opened up six years ago. >> it had pace off for the grump, behind the grub. >> my favorite is corn beef
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sandwich. it is the best of this side of philadelphia. >> that is so good. >> grumpy's holds pottstown downtown is poised for a come back. >> we have some great investors buying up buildings and they have money to fix them. >> grumpy, i love how you are putting me to work. this is so soft. >> so, there you go. >> am i hire. >> maybe. >> we just left berks count own route ten and we will go meet some new friends. welcome to take to will alpaca as, len smith is the owner. >> we say it is business that feels like a hobby. >> we're probably only alpaca farm that lets you in the field and even walk around. they are just short, cousin of a llama. they are related to llamas, and to cam also. >> reporter: there are 18
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alpaca is here including jinks, tricks i, jewels, kaelin, sandra, flirtation, i culled go on and on if i had time. >> this one here is, very friendly. she will come up and give you a kiss. >> reporter: so sweet. >> time for your kiss. >> reporter: this is rising star let. >> oh, my gosh. they are just precious or what. they are like these big stuffed animals. >> reporter: every spring. >> it gets made into yarn and we make them on the moon over here. >> well, you know, it is a nice, distance from philadelphia a. so you can kind of getaway from it all. this is our little slice of heaven. >> reporter: meisha johnson for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and justin joining us now, justin how cute were those will alpacas. >> so cute. >> so cute. >> how is the forecast looking. >> forecast looks great. get outside, enjoy it.
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little chill think morning. checking with the weather watchers, all saying a cold and dry start. we are still looking at 30's in some spots but we have sunshine for us today. that will quickly warm temperatures up. just a classic, mid to late april day to take with temperatures in the upper 60's. starting to see some 50's showing up in the warmer spots, but still areas protect from the wind are cool. it is 45 in marshallton delaware, greg mccoy's house. john in philadelphia is up to 53 degrees. feeling some of that warmth, chill any willow grove, barbara lane, 42. forty-one in chesterfield. few areas in the 30's, tabernacle new jersey john at 38 degrees. sanatoga, pennsylvania coming in at 39 degrees this hour. already up to 47 degrees at lynn's house in cherry hill, new jersey. some nice shots this morning, phil chapline had the moon coming off of the bull moon, beautiful shot there earlier this morning before setting. and he has a good sunrise coming up through the trees. you can see those trees are start to go bloom real nicely
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with this forecast coming up, the sunrising, out in chesterfield, new jersey, and sent in by ed connor. we have nothing but clear skies, it is hard to find any clouds in the sky. lets get to northampton county, live look from the the hotel bethlehem, looking south over the hills, look at that blue skies, comfortable temperatures, trees are in bloom there. a little chill any bethlehem at this hour but skies are setting up for a nice afternoon, ahead with temperatures in the 60's a. so overall our trendies for mild temperatures, we will not see any big cool downs coming at us, in threat for any freeze warnings, as well, and 60's today right near average. average high 67. it starts to feel like spring or summer tomorrow, into tuesday, and upper 70's, maybe some spots, getting up to around 80 degrees, if you you do not like that say hey, it is too early for that warmth. wait a few more days, wednesday and thursday we will write it back down where it should be. we will dodge rain chances this week, certainly some good news, it has been dry. check out wind speeds today less than 10 miles an hour.
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northerly wind flow. it is cooler but comfortable. tomorrow those wind switch from the the south, check it the out, ten to 15 miles an hour, it the starts to bring in the warmer air and then forecast is a little tricky on tuesday, check out, the wind flow here. you get up toward lehigh valley, more northerly wind and then go south to philadelphia, more southwest wind. you know there is some kind of front here, and where that location is, it will be huge in what your temperature will be like. if you are south of this front that is where we will be well to the 70's, maybe even 80 degrees and then cooler, north of that front. we have a chance for maybe some thunderstorms coming in tuesday afternoon, as well. no chance have of rain today though, high pressure protecting us. we are dry all the way out to the ohio valley, today and tomorrow, it is nice and quiet. not great news for the allergy sufferers. pollen counties high even they we will bring rain in here tuesday, pollen levels still on the high side. you can see it on the cars, when you wash your car, it is back the next day. rain chances today, tomorrow,
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nothing. 80 percent chance of tuesday for widespread showers, maybe a few thunderstorms, brief dry period, wednesday, and more rain on the way, for thursday, and friday so you will need that umbrella around a few times this week. other than that high pressure area, nothing but sunshine today, tomorrow, maybe get a few more clouds, it is much warmer though. here's tuesday that front i mentioned where ever it is, that is our best shot to see the rain. it starts to arrive tuesday morning and then in the afternoon we could see thunderstorms firing up with a few peaks of sunshine. in fact is there a marginal risk for severe storms later tuesday from the city southward into delaware, parts of the southern new jersey. today though, comfortable in the 50's, tonight, 40's to 50 degrees, tomorrow, well in the 70's, and enjoy today, 68 degrees for the afternoon high, tonight near 50 for the city, our extended forecast, feels like summer, monday, tuesday, with rain around tuesday and then again thursday and friday, rahel, back to you. >> first chance of 80 maybe. >> of course, if you love watching the weather you can
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be featured in the newscast by becoming an eyewitness weather watcher. sign up now at cbs philly.com. >> science of summer certainly a head. justin, thank you. 7:48. lets check on the roads and highways. the lets go to ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. how are things looking. >> not too bad, gorgeous day for a drive as justin just talk b what you are looking at right now is i-95 at the walt whitman bridge. walt whitman at the top and middle of your screen. and in delays or problems, on i-95 this morning. the walt whitman is in good shape too. now, if you are taking walt whitman to 42, it is okay. fifty-five, a portion of that is closed in millville, 55 northbound between the vineland, millville exit, which is exit number 27 and bridge land vineland exit which is exit number 29 closed due to a serious accident no delays on the ac expressway or garden state parkway. we will move the traffic cam here to the schuylkill at spring garden street, a and no delays or problems on the schuylkill this morning, and coming along just fine. if you look to the right, that is martin luther king drive
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that is shut down between ben franklin park wayne ape falls bridge for recreational activities. we will move the traffic cam again to the mid county tolls to the pennsylvania turnpike now. some good news, no problems on the pennsylvania turnpike and on the northeast extension, earlier construction has been cleared, but both north and southbound, between quakertown and lehigh valley. so we are good to go there heading to the poconos you shouldn't have have any problems. it should abe nice drive. septa says trolley routes ten, 11, , 34, 36, not the operating through center city. the trolley's tunnel will be closed to allow for repairs and inspection of the tunnel. now during this closure, of course, these normal services are not operating. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans new back to you rahel. >> thanks very much. a delaware county high school marching band gets back together and after 50 years they proved that they still got it. >> ♪
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>> oh, yeah. they have still got it. cardinal dougherty alumni band celebrated the 50th anniversary of the band winning the world's music competition in who will an. the group embarked on a european tour and even performed for the pope and other world leaders. it was prom night at du pont hospital for children in wilmington. this is eye bitterness cam video of excited teenage patients making their grand entrance looking very beautiful, hospital staff and family members made this a night the children will never forget. still to come this morning on "eyewitness news" miguel franco has another big night for the phillies, but another needs help walking off the field, we will tell you more about it in "eyewitness sports" but first here's what is on cbs-3 tonight.
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game six between nicer and caps at the center. orange and black still playing after losing first three games of the series so another must win for dave hakstol's squad. michael neuvirth will start in goal for the flyers, friday night he won game five for flyers stopping 44 shots, playoff record for him and franchise. in the last two games he has saved 75 out of 76 shots. i would say michael's in a sound groove. >> it was an amazing game. i was seeing the puck well.
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every bounce was going my way. >> terrific performance. he was great. he was on his game. he was focused. he was really a calming influence. >> the caps dominated every category except for the scoreboard. they held flyers to just 11 shots. it was their worst offensive output in franchise history. the flyers scored twice. first gel went off caps skate and in the goal, other an empty netter and they know they must play better to force a game seven. >> we will in the play like we played last night. you know, we had one ugly performance. so, thanks to michael, you know, we fully intend to go out there tomorrow night and have, you know, a a way better game, 100 percent better game. the phillies finished up their series this have afternoon against brewers, jared eickoff will get the star. charlie morton took mound last night but only went an inning. charlie laid down a bunt and fell running to first base.
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he left the game with the left hamstring strain and will be likely put on the 15 day dl. in the third inning, phillies scored three times, tyler get dell with his first big lead rbi with the sick toll right to score darren ruf, making it three-one. in the fourth phillies trailed by a run until miguel franco hit a three run shot to left. the fightins take a six-four lead. next inning franco just showing off in the field, robbing ryan brawn of hit, franco went three for four and drove in four runs. then in the ninth, odubel herrera hit his second for four wins, he drove in two runs as phillies beat the brewers, ten-six. nfl the draft is thursday night, eagles making a bold move earlier in the the week trading up from the number eight spot to number two with the quest to find their franchise quarterback in mine. will it be jared goff or carson wentz. we caught up with defensive lineman beau allen to ask him what the eagles might do with that pick.
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>> i'm exited to see what happens. i don't have any sort of insight into a lot of the things we're doing or anything but obviously our front office has a good idea of who they want to get and ultimately, on thursday, next week, we will see what happens, along with everybody else. i think it will be good. >> to the pitch, union hosting insuring, villanova a wildcats honored for winning national championship. life goodies for the cats right now. union up one to nothing in the forty-first inning, cj sapong redirects sebastian le too's shot in the goal, as union beat new york. that is a all for sports. i'm leslie van arsdal. have a great the day. that is "eyewitness news" at 7:00. here's what we have at 8:00. more and more children are playing tennis, with growing concerns about could be cushions, many parents are looking for safer sports. health reporter stephanie stahl tells you why tennis provides so much more than just a safe work out. and pope francis surprised
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thousands of teenagers, why he made a special saturday a appearance, at st. peters square. and as sunny, sunday, justin's back to tell us just how warm it will get to day, we are back in a moment.
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♪ all come to look for america ♪ ♪ all come to look for america ♪ i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. tragedy on eye busy new jersey roadway, a pedestrian accident leaves a teenager dead. >> coming up, what police are saying about the the crash that closed down this highway for hours, overnight. also a head, neighbors say they heard screams.
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police say a young woman was abduct, session you'llly assaulted and held captive for hours. coming up we will hear from residents this vicious crime that has a local neighborhood now on edge. push is on for primary day in pennsylvania, and delaware, candidates and a former president took part in the weekend campaigning in our region. and, today is sunday april o you i'm rahel solomon. lets get over to justin drabick. the justin, it is deceiving because it is still chilly but give it a few hours. >> that sun will go to work. classic late april day. it never works out perfect but our low where they should be, our high is where it should be. so enjoy it. >> cecil nal. >> yes. can't complain about today at all. really in threat of any rain. so outdoor plans, maybe little league game to a ten, in problems throughout the day. even for start of the workweek we're in good shape. forty-nine up at the airport at this hour. still north wind coming in at 10 miles an hour and slightly cooler when you

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