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from the doctor. bs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> it has happened again, underground explosion forces evacuations in philadelphia, for the second straight day. right now, on "eyewitness news", what's being blamed for this blast, and what neighbors are saying about the chaotic moments that shook their community. good evening, everyone, i'm natasha brown. thanks for joining us there is explosion happened on the 600 block of pine street in washington square west, and just yesterday, an underground transformer blue, at 30th and market forcing brief e advantage agents of 30th street station. trang do live at the scene of today's incident with more on what happened. trang? >> that the tasha, peco crews are still out here working to repair this issue. you can see, along here on
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sixth street, all of the peco trucks still out here, also many moreover on fifth street. now, 50 homes had to be de-energize in the order to make these repairs, all but six had power restored back tonight. you can see this intersection here, these lights are still out, people treating this as a four way stop. >> startling wake-up call after 1:00 a.m. for people who live on 600 block of pine street. >> it was extremely scary. when you turn the light out, you are going to bed, and you hear a boom that sounds like your yard exploded. >> that boom was the sounds of manhole covers flying from their bases, peco spokeswoman said underground cable got extremely hot, creating pressure that launched the covers into the air. >> stuck in the middle of the street, several over the street, kept building up, more and more, with each minute, and it was a very frightening experience. and all of the neighbors are out, and all get to go know each other again. >> fire department evacuated several homes, but people
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allowed back into their homes within a lawyer. >> i never experienced anything like this before, no, very few people have. >> though saturday similar scene outside of 30th street station. around 1:00 p.m., a transformer explosion underground blew a manhole cover off its base, taking chunks of assault fault along with it, no one was hurt, amtrak officials are still working to determine a cause. and back here at sixth and pine, crews will be here overnight to restore power to those six homes that are still off line. peco officials are looking into what caused that cable to get so hot that they tell me they do not believe it was related to yesterday's wet weather. but for now, live in washington square west, trang do, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> all right, frank, thank you very much. now, returning to weather today, after a gloomy weekends, hoping for at least better start to the work week, meteorologist, lauren casey in the cbs-3 weather sent war look at the forecast, hopefully brighter skies, lauren? >> we do have much improved
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conditions the next several days, very atypical may weather, no, really wasn't. dreary, low clouds hanging around center city philadelphia, drizzle falling, 62 degrees, winds out of the southeast 5 miles per hour, so getting little bit after break from the rainfall. but rainfall amount, at philadelphia international airport just this weekend over 2 inches, definitely a soggy weekends, approaching 2 inches in wilmington, delaware, valley forge, mt. laurel, new jersey, coming in about an inch and a quarter there, in wildwood, picking up over three quarters of an inch just in the last two days, storm scan3 showing us showers, still in place, especially west of the city. seeing the most shower activity right now across parts of southern lancaster county, seeing some shower activity starting to blossom once again, center city philadelphia, and into part of camden, gloucester, burlington counties, picking up more rainfall, and future weather showing us as we head into the next several hours, we will deal with some scattered shower activity but really starting to diminish as we head toward midnight, then after midnight conditions
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really starting to dry up. we do have more, little more rain, in store, as we head into our monday, but temperatures today, with the low clouds being held back, our high only 66 degrees, in philadelphia, we should be in the middle 70s, but something to look forward to, we're less than a month away from summer, and we are going to have summer like temperatures in the delaware valley headed into mid week. i'll let you know when to break out the t-shirts and shades coming up in just a few. >> lauren, thank you so much. the penn state student who fell from the roof of her state college home on friday died of electrocution, according to coroner's report. twenty-one year old shannon matters had reportedly grabbed a high voltage line just before she fell. the bucks county native was on the roof with friends, matters was studying bio behavioral health at the university. she also served as a volunteer emt in state college. >> meantime, an accident involving a police car in south philly, injuries three people including two officers. it happened shortly before 8:00 this morning on the
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corner of 18th street and oregon avenue. the victims were all brought to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. the cause of the crash is ill under investigation. first responders train today on what to do in a active shooter situation, "eyewitness news" at the philadelphia college of osteopathic medicine. there were multiple shooting scenarios being played out, using simulated firearms, ammunition. members of philadelphia police department, swat team, and fire department, all took part. p come wants to be sure that the campus is prepared in the event of a real world threat. and now new fight is brewing between the catholic church and harrisburg, returning the issue of sex abuse to the spotlight. "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden has more now on house bill 1947. >> full scale battle over pennsylvania's statute of limitations is expected to break out. state lawmakers mark roz i. >> just looking at that time from a moral come pus stands
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point, there are so wrong. >> he and others predict coordinated challenge from the catholic church. but for rossi of berks county the battle is personal. he said he was sexually abused by a priest in grade school. >> if i could have spoke up when i was 13 years old, i might have been able to save hundreds of other boys that came after me. >> only cbs-3 was outside a meeting of virtually every philadelphia priest with archbishop chaput this week. there sore cents -- sources said talking points provided by the clergy on house bill 1947. the law would remove time frames for child sex abuse prosecution, and would allow accusers broader access to file civil claims. that will lengthy e-mail response, available on, the archdioces says it does not oppose abolishing the time for criminal prosecutions. a spokesman said the church has taken responsibility for past abuse, writing in part, since 2002 the archdioces has dedicated over 13 million to provide victim assistance, to
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individuals, and families. reaction outside the cast adoral,. >> tough to say where the lines drawn. somebody that could be, you know, coming after the church for the wrong reasons, you know, how do you police that? >> despite lobbying efforts, representative rossi believes the court of public opinion has split. >> at some point, you have to have pennsylvanians for your sins, they need to be the first once that step up and look in the mirror. >> state lawmakers expected to have a hearing on house bill 1947 on june 13th, and that comes coincidentally as priests in the archdioces of philadelphia are expected to make a hard-sell against that bill. reporting outside the cathedral basilica of saints peter and paul, joe holden, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> well, as the investigation into the crash of egypt air flight 804 continues, mourners gathered in cairo today, to remember the victims. today, two of the people aboard that plane were laid to rest. flight 804 disappeared from radar, while caring 66
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passengers, a and crew, from paris to cairo thursday morning. homeland security secretary, jay johnson, says the us navy is now assisting in the search for the plane's black boxes. which could help investigators determine the cause of the crash. >> at this point, we don't rule out an act of terrorism. but it is still early. and i suspect that we will know more in a few days. >> no terror group has claimed responsible for the crash. meantime, president obama has arrived in viet nam for the start after week long visit to asia. the president touched down in hanoi earlier today after meeting with viet nam president and delivering a speech. commander in chief will fly to japan, become becoming the first sitting president to do so since the atomic bombing since 1945. campaign 2016 news tonight hillary clinton has three-point lead on donald trump and a new national pole. but democratic rival, bernie sanders, isn't giving up his bid for the party's
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nomination, not just yet. cbs news correspondent brook silva bragga reports from new york. >> hillary clinton and donald trump are in a statistical dead heat. one new national pole shows clinton up three points in a general election match-up, another has trump up two. both polls are within the margin of error, just last month, clinton enjoyed a double digit lead. and that's tight ends up principally because of the coelessing of the republican party and the failure to coeless of the democratic party. >> bernie sanders continues his long shot democratic bid with two rallies today in california. he polls better than clinton against trump, and argued that both have historically high unfavorable numbers. >> i don't want to see the american people voting for for the lesser of two evils. >> clinton increasingly looking ahead to trump calling his proposal dangerous. >> my campaign is not going to let donald trump try to normalize himself in this period. >> 1gop group trump has
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struggled to unite, big money donors. he told fox and friends, that fully self-funding would require selling off assets. >> to finance a billion dollars, i would have to sell a building, i would have to do something, you know, like that, will i do that? i could. >> polling shows roughly half of clinton and trump's supporters will vote for one, because they so strongly dis-like the other. brick silva brag a, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". stay with us everyone. still tonight to common "eyewitness news", eagles celebrate their females fans today. we'll take you to the inaugural women's fest at the linc for a look at all of the fun. >> ♪ >> a story of heartwarming generosity. why famous singer gave one special fan a private concert, that she will certainly never forget. lauren? >> now, we are dealing with another soggy damp, dreary, cool, may day. but all of that changes, as we head into mid week next week. when to expect sunshine and 80s, and your full eyewitness
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force cat -- forecast coming up next.
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>> voorhees police department went on sunday rescue mission, these ducklings became stuck in a storm drain on kirkbrian road. when residents called the department, mike, and harry, came out to remove the drain cover, and bring the little guys back to their moms safely. the reunited family continued
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onto a pond across the street, i'm sure they're thankful. >> private concert from one of her absolute favorite singers. >> ♪ >> well, that's flour end welsh of the song florence and the machine singing to a 15 year old fan, at an you can -- austin texas center. the girl had planned to go see flour fence concert thursday, but she got too sick to attend. so, guess what? florence and her guitarist, rob, they brought the show to her. the girls' mother thanked the band on facebook write that florence is an awesome artist, but an even more amazing human being. that is just awesome. >> how cool is that? >> that is so coup to have your favorite singer to show up? >> can't even. she sounds great. >> i know, phillies, another dreary day at the ballpark, natasha. >> the phillies ending nine game home stands this
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afternoon against the braves, fighting's had lost two straight scoring just one run in 18 inning. cam rink rough, over the fence, for his second homer of the year, will make it one to nothing, peter, with the single to certain, will drive in tyler goodel, phillies with the two-nothing lead. jarrod, got the start with the phils throwing seven shut out innings, giving up five hits, three strikeouts. then franco wrong out of his funk by going two for four, drove in two runs here in the sixth, on this bloop single. so, the phillies take the final game of that series five to nothing. judge needed to win that game today the way i look at it, facing some stuff teams, teams we have, well, detroit we haven't seen, and nor the cubs, we know they're both pretty good offensive minded teams. great to ends the home stands with a win with some confidence going into the road
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trip. >> eagles truly appreciate their fans. do have eagles academy where fans can enhance their football knowledge, but today they took it stepfather holding fast ever football festival for women down at the linc. >> a full day dedicate today female fans. >> i've been an eagles fan, ever since i can remember. >> let me tell you, these ladies know their stuff. and are happy to have found each other. >> glad other people are excited about football, need stronger base for our fans. >> this is long overdue. someone should have thought of this a long, long time ago. >> players past and present happy to teach the ladies a thing or two. >> i got lot of respect for all of the women that showed up today to brave the weather, raining out here, i'm ready to go, but they are committed to being out here, so that means i got to be committed to being out here, having a loft up. >> for those who didn't know much about the game, it was an opportunity to learn the x's and o's of football from some of their favorite eagles, also
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to find out what it was actually like to practice like one. >> no worries, we're here, have a good time. >> brooke thomas and rahel solomon thereto take part in all of the festivities. yes, rain or shine, these fans love their birds. >> all the way from california, i love my eagles, yeah. >> the eagles will resume ota tuesday. carson wentz spent his weekend in la not to see the stars on the hollywood walk of fame but take his picture for his first training card. so if you are wondering, actually looks like an eagles green. wonder how much it will cost when his career is over? >> coming up tonight, six 6ers have the number one overall pick, so who are they going to take? lsu, ben sill ons, or duke brandon ingram? entire sixers beat, joining me tonight, late news right here on cbs-3. >> oh, boy, does this weather have an effect on the mood?
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>> makes you feel sleepy. >> at least we brightened up for the occasion here. >> we had to bring the sunshine somehow. >> i'm done, done with may, it is miserable, mother nature needs to get it together. the only -- >> did you have a talk wither? >> ya, we'll have a conversation like after the show, immediately. >> hello. >> memorial day of course next weekend. just a week away. unofficial start to summer, but will start to fall in line. so things are going to get better. right now still dealing with dreary conditions, cool conditions as well, 62 degrees, right now, in philadelphia. we should be well into the 70s, as far as averages, middle 60s in the lehigh valley and stuck in the 50's, in part of jersey, but temperatures, they're warm at least somewhere for some people as we head out west. big ridge in place. temperatures right now in the middle 80s in minneapolis, mid 70s, in chicago, but the warmth is in store for us as we head into mid week, but in store for thus evening, of course, more damp and dreary conditions. storm scan3 showing us
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showers, continuing to work through the mid-atlantic region due to area of low pressure sitting off shore and just pomming in wrapping around that moisture. >> intense ten fairly light, making for very damp evening, again seeing shower activity, bubble up, especially along the i95 corridor, and part of new castle county in delaware where we've had highest rainfall totals throughout the weekend, you're tacking on more rainfall, in places like wilmington, center city philadelphia, seeing light rainfall activity hanging around, moving very slowly, some shower activity across berks county, but just little bit of light rain, just south of allentown up toward the lehigh valley. getting you out the door tomorrow morning, though, mainly dry conditions. so, that will be refreshing. even some breaks of sunshine, temperatures in the mid to upper 50's, not too much of a problem, as both go our monday morning started, as we head into the afternoon where we have our best chance of rainfall even few thunderstorms possible tuesday
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take the rain chances down, then wipe them out altogether as we head into wednesday with a nice rounds of sunshine in store as we head into mid week. but overnight tonight, scattered light showers early down to 54 degrees, light winds out of the north, for tomorrow, some times every sunday shine specially the first half of the day. then see hit or miss showers, thunderstorms popping up mainly during the afternoon hours, temperatures rebound a bit, 72, but still a bit below average for us needs to have the umbrella, know where it is, some breaks of sunshine in the morning, mainly dry conditions, before lunchtime, then we will see some hit or miss showers or thunderstorms popping up. could see low local rainfall. confirm what i told you as we head into the morning, hey, check it out. cloud deck breaking around 9:00, people outside, see the blue skies, as we head into the afternoon clouds increases once again, seeing some spotty showers develop, then get into the heat of the day see more in the way after chance of a thunderstorm, but again, the activity, not widespread in
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nature, very local ass we head into tomorrow afternoon, and tomorrow evening. and we could see few showers and thunderstorms link near tomorrow night. by tuesday morning, seeing few showers mainly down the shore, i think, and then increasing sunshine as we head into the seconds half of the day tuesday, setting us up for awesome wednesday and thursday, nice taste of summer by wednesday, 84 degrees, that's going to feel so good, and so unfamiliar. >> muggy conditions than it is, saturday, sunday, looks like we will stay warm for the start of the memorial day weekends. >> yes it is coming along. still ahead, see who ruled at the box office this weekend. we will be
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>> new movie at the top of the box office. >> the birds are descended
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from dinosaurs. we're not supposed to be nice. >> oh. >> angry birds de-thrones captain america with $39 million opening weekend. the animated film is based on the 2009 mobile game that became a smash hit. the pg rated movie generate add additional $111 million overseas. wow. now, captain america's civil war fell to second place with 33 million in sales. neighbors two sorority rising was thirds with about 22 million, the nice guys came in had you just beating out the jungle book. stay with us. connections. you're not just in the classroom; you're part of the community. you meet these tiny kids every year, and you help them learn and grow. but you also get to know their families, and over the years they become a part of your life, and you become a part of theirs. when you build those connections,
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