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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. >> residents forced to flea when fires break out at a south jersey apartment complex. >> death of weekend 17 year old struck by us a expected dui driver, this morning, how school officials are responding to his death. president announcement makes two announcements overnight during his historic visit to viet nam. >> good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. meisha here with traffic, happy monday, ladies. >> yes, happy monday. i just turned to jim and said it feels like we never left you guys.
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>> we look very coordinated. >> roads are looking good, construction out there, otherwise, looking good. >> as far as the weather goes, much, much nicer weekends. look at this nice wide zoom on storm scan, still have system upper level low, swirling nearby, primarily off to the south, however, and that is going to potentially trigger hit or miss shower, maybe thunderstorm with time. but overall, we've got some pretty decent weather un folding, not just today but for the majority of the week. still few speckles on the radar here across delaware, new jersey, again, could see sprinkle, maybe even fog, overall, we are starting off on milder note and dry note specially the further north you g nice clear sky to kick it off. fifty-seven the current temperature at millville, 55 in atlantic city as well as wildwood. as the day goes on we rebounds what looks like pretty typical daytime high. so little cool to the standards, but it is at least
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closer to average, 72 degrees our eventual high with some sun, but also, spotty shower, maybe rumble every thunder here and there, so spotty is the key word of the day. with this area of low pressure still swirling nearby, but still call it decent day as we kick start the new week. >> 70s, maybe some sun, katie, thank you so much. still very, very early, thanks for waking up with us, just tuning in, the vine with open overnight, what you are looking at moving in both the westbound and eastbound side. so the vine looking real good. as i said it was not closed during construction, a loft you happy about that. look at 95 south at cottman, very, very foggy out there. this can give you some visibility issues early this morning, especially when still very dark out there. just make note of. that will little foggy but over at 95 at cottman looking good, new jersey, 42 freeway northbound at creek road, also looking pretty good. accident northbound arch at chestnut, make note that far, in norristown, also
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construction here the pa turn tike, the left lane blocked right now. more construction in delaware, 495 southbound the ramp to philadelphia pike. off ramp closed until around 5:00 a.m., jim, over to you. >> new this morning, fire rips through apartment complex in burlington county, in urge new jersey, on the scene around midnight in edgewater park. no one was injured, but several unit of the wood lane crossing amounts were damaged. >> four people are hurt in this crash in port richmond. it happened near aramingo and east butler street. just after 11:00 lags night, the victims all in their two's in stable condition. investigators are now working to figure out what caused the crash. >> a man shot in front every his home in philadelphia's hunting park neighborhood is fighting for his life this morning. neighbors heard gunfire from the corner of west hunting park avenue in north fairhill street late last night. police found a 38 year old man shot in the head. investigators hope surveillance video from businesses will help them finds the gunman.
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>> a willingboro man is facing dui charges after striking and killing a 17 year old burlington county high school students? "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo live outside his school where it will be a tough day for his classmates. good morning, jan. >> reporter: brooke, jim, good morning, tragic story we have to talk about today. the 17 year old who was struck and killed went here to burlington city high school. he was a senior. today grief counselors will be on hand to help his friends and classmates cope with his sudden death. take look at the video, antoine, killed early sunday morning, when he was struck by a man who police say may have been driving impaired. deadly accident happened just after midnight at route 130 south and east federal street in burlington city. the powerful crash you can see split a telephone pole nearby. police say the 17 year old victim was walking with his friends when he was struck and killed, the driver did remain on the scene, police have identified him as ricardo
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patterson the third, charged the 42 year old willingboro resident with driving under the influence, wreckless driving. now the accident investigation continues today in the burlington county prosecutor's office will have to determine if criminal charges will be filed. investigators are awaiting the results of toxicology tests, and police are also asking witnesses to step forward. now, go fund me page has been set up for this young man, his name again antoine timbers, jr., called the antoine timbers junior memorial fund. anyone who wants to help can donate to that. but again, yes, very tragic incident, we ' talking about very tough day that will be on hand for these teachers and these student here at burlington ton city high school. jim, brooke, back to you. >> thank you very much, jan. >> the corner and state college says 21 year old shannon matters from bucks county was electrocuted before falling from the roof of her home friday. the penn state student was on the roof with friends when she reportedly grabbed a high
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voltage line. matters was studying bio behavioral health at the university, also served as volunteer emt at state college. power restored in a center city neighborhood after underground explosion causes dozen outages, and rattles gnash ores. similar incident happened hours before outside the 30th street station. second blast happened yesterday 1600 block every pine street in washington square west. a peco spokesperson says an underground cable overheated causing manhole covers to fly off. the impact forced families out of their home. >> the whole house shook. it was like -- and that was the scary part. we didn't know what was going on. so we run around the house, and then we come out here, and we see the manhole covers, like, smoke is billowing out. >> saturday an underground transformer blew at 30th and market. thankfully, no one was hurt in either explosion. a suspect in custody
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following dot of man, police called to domestic disturb sixth street, when they arrived the they found the victim dead in his garage, shot in his torso. authorities recovered a gun but are not identifying the suspect. >> chester police are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and the shooting death of a teenager go, main open fire outside corner store on pine lane saturday night killing 14 year old, leaving 16 year old in critical condition. thirty-two year old woman was also struck. she is hospitalized in stage condition. >> new this morning, president obama is lifting the ban on weapons sales to viet nam. >> he made the announcement on the first day of week long visit to asia. the president says the move is intended to normalize relations with the former warren any. he also announced piece corpse is expanding into viet nam. egypt sending sub march evenings from egypt flight 804n cairo, mourners gathered to remember the 66 people who died when the airbus a320
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plunged into the mediterranian sea last thursday. homeland second you are at this secretary, jay johnson, says the us may be is assisting in recovering the flight data recorders. >> at this point, we don't rule out an act of terrorism, but it is still early, and i suspect we will know more in a few days. >> the cause of the crash is still a mystery. no terrorist group has claimed responsibility. two polls show tight race in campaign 2016 in a wall street journal nbc news poll, hillary clinton has a three-point lead, but abc news washington post pole shows donald trump with two-point edge. just last month clinton had double digit lead over her republican rival. >> principally because of the coelessing of the republican party and the failure to coeless of the democratic party. >> bernie sanders isn't giving up his push for the democratic nomination. l he held rallies in california, the vermont senator polls better than clinton against trump. >> still ahead, second chance
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for the pennsylvania teen told she couldn't go to her prom in a suit. >> we'll hear from her, plus the message a local politics is sending, as women. also ahead, crews battling a wild fire out west. the reason authority are not evacuating nearby homes. plus this: >> ♪ >> ♪ >> this is the first big award show tribute to prince. from last night's billboard music awards whether we come back.
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>> welcome back, bill cosby face as preliminary hearing tomorrow to see if his criminal assault case goes to trial. chose to the to charge him over 20905 accusations but arrested him last december after his deposition in the
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case became public. andrea constant said cosby drugged and sexually assault dollars her at his montgomery county home. >> central pennsylvania teen gets seconds chance at prom after being kicked out of her first one. ania wolf, student at bishop mcdevitt high school in harrisburg, was barred from her prom because she wore a suit and not address. she didn't let it get her down, was able to still have her special night after william penn high school in york invited her to their prom on saturday. >> i love my school, i love the copes, i love the teachers, they're all great, never frowned on me the way i dressed in the past, but did make me feel very discriminated against. amazing that many people cared. >> wolf has received outpouring of support on social media including a tweet from philadelphia mayor kim kenny that wrote: aniaya i believe in jesus and i love your suit. keep being yourself. >> good for him. wild fire 20% contained, good
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news for firefighters, the fire spread has slowed down. right now the fire has burned about 4,000 acres in california. flames began yesterday afternoon. the cause of the fire is under investigation. so far no evacuations have been ordered. >> katie is here with the forecast, what are we going to be dealing with this week? are we warming up, katy? >> we certainly r finally hitting the 80s for couple of days, will see sunshine on those days too, so often a trade off, either it has been cool and gorgeous with sunshine, or it has been really warm, and you have had to deal with wet weather, right, or just gray and gloomy, that's all it has been, right? at this point pretty decent week. at the moment there are some visibility problems. it is very, very patchy. trenton under 2 miles even under one and a half miles, under a mile, the visibility with some patchy fog out near reading, but whole slew up to the max at 10-mile, so just watch for that. there is still a lot of
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moisture in this atmosphere, feels even little muggy outside right now, but do have upper level low still swirling about just off to the south primarily central virginia issue, but nerve enough it will lead to hit or miss shower, maybe rumble every thunder at some point today. otherwise basically east of the mississippi it is all good. it is nice and calm and clear and high pressure actually going to be ridging in here as this disturbance pulls away. so we ends one more sun and also the opportunity to really heat up in the days ahead. now today is not a wash, bye my stretch, in fact, i think if you don't want to take the umbrella today could you get away without t anything throughout very spotty, at the moment, all primarily south of the city at 72 degrees, our eventual high, will see breaks of sun, as women. still shower around here tonight, again, spot any fashion, 56 the nighttime low. then looking forward check this out by tomorrow, lingering shower in the morning, eventually yields for more sunshine as the day goes on, wednesday, thursday, look just awesome. very warm. certainly turning muggy by
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thursday, especially, but, that summertime weather if i ever saw t by friday, watching for shower or thunderstorm, as well, but again it should be somewhat spotty in nature. meisha, over to you. >> all right, thank you so much, katie. good morning everyone, happy monday, sure will be nice to have both the 70s and the 80s back little later. right now roads are looking good. ninety-five south before girard, what you are looking at, early risers, blue route moving in the northbound direction approaching route one, looking very, very quiet watch we want to see before we hit the 5:00 hour specially monday. 422 eastbound past oaks, looking quiet, boulevard, early risers out, there once you jump on the schuylkill headed in the westbound direction. early risers out on the boulevard but overall that's looking good, as well. talk about some construction, pa turnpike westbound between virginia drive and norristown, that left lane is still blocked. i'll make sure to let you know as soon as it clears. more construction delaware, 495, the southbound ramp to philadelphia pike, off ramp closed until right around 5:00 a.m.
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make note that far if you are in the area. good news, we had this accident out here norristown, arch street at chestnut street, since cleared. jim, over to you. >> thanks so much, meisha a still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, another auto maker accuse the of cheating on an emissions test. >> first, here is a look at what's on tonight's cbs-3.
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>> this morning's headlines on cbs-3, willingboro man accused of driving under the influence and striking and killing a 17 year old burlington city high school student. antoin timbers was killed yesterday morning, grief counselors will be at the school today. there are no reported injuries in a edgewater park burlington county apartment fire. firefighter controlled it in about a half hour. so far no word on the cause. >> president obama is in viet nam today and expected to announce the piece corpse will establish operations there. the president will send travel
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to japan later this week as part of week long trip to boost economic and security cooperation in the region. >> well, it was a star studded night in las vegas at the billboard music awards. >> kicking off the show, britney spears. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> special tribute to prince, steve i wonder, music legend ... >> ♪ >> ♪ >> everybody, that was a part of this song, my -- >> the weekend was the big winner taking home big awards for the hills, adel took the
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night's biggest prize, top artist? time 4:49. time for check on business news. >> money watch's jill wagner joins us live this morning from the new york stock exchange, jill, we hear the biggest merger of the year is in the works. what's going on? >> reporter: that's right. the german drug company, bear, has made $62 billion offer to buy the us based crop and seed specialist monsanto. >> says it is reviewing the offer as it goes through this would be the biggest deal so far this year. brooke, jim? >> and another auto maker now suspected of cheating we hear on emissions test? >> reporter: that's right, german officials say fiat chrysler, the italian-american auto maker, has used illegal software to cheat on bruce test cents. germany's been launching massive investigations into emission test he is after volkswagon admitted it rigged software. so we'll see how this one plays out, brooke, jim? >> thanks, jill. we'll check in with a little
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later. another check on weather and traffic. >> some areas could see pop up shower today. katie's forecast when we come
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>> happy monday, looking ahead to overall pretty decent day. there is an area of low pressure that's nearby, actually, down over the over the mid-atlantic, more of a virginia problem than anything right now, see some of the moisture still rotating through the area as a result of. that will i don't want you to get too bent out of shape over this really talking a hit or miss variety after shower, maybe rumble every thunder, not a huge deal, but we do have little moisture rich atmosphere. there are some areas of fog out there because of this, as well. so today, you know, you have about a 50-50 shot to see something roll through at some point today, although not talking wash-out status out of this, might see shower roll through, once throughout the course of the day, that would be it. tomorrow, we start off, it looks like, with potential for morning hit or miss shower as well, then eventually the clouds break for some sun.
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so wednesday looks awesome with high pressure building in, down right summer like. thursday, very low chance for rain, and i would dare to say most every lust stay totally dry on thursday. calling for wednesday and thursday to be just beautiful. great excuses to get out. so awfully warm, how much, friday, shower or thunderstorm, fires up again, as another disturbance will be in the area. meisha, over to you. >> so looks like pretty darn good week, katie, thank you. good morning, everyone, happy monday. looking very foggy out there on 95 south at cottman, you can see this, certainly, some early risers, push toward the 5:00 hour specially on a monday. more and more vehicles even in the 5:00. i know it sound so early specially coming off after friday. but overall things are looking good. really foggy out there. some visibility issues, ben franklin bridge not ago foy, actually pretty good moving in the eastbound direction, just gorgeous, still very dark outside, you can see this, though, 202 tail light moving in the northbound direction past route 252, look at the
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skee, sky, look at the sun pushing its way out. gorgeous, 202 looking pretty good. fifty-nine taillights moving in the southbound direction at the airport looking really quiet around the airport. no delays right now but check your schedules on line overall in and around the area looking real nice. construction pa turnpike between between virginia and norristown, left lane still block, i'll let you know as soon as it clears right around 5:00 a.m. also construction, in delaware, 495 southbound ramp to philadelphia pike that off ramp is closed until right around 5:00 a.m. hopefully that does reopen right around then. and i will confirm that when it does. route 101 trolley just reminder it is shuttle bussing between orange street and providence road. this is going to be going on through june 17th. always check your schedules on line, we have been dealing with construction in this area for quite some time. remember again, i'll be tweeting it out. just reminder shuttle bussing because of construction, jim, over to you. >> thanks, if you are headed out the door stay updated with
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katie's forecast on sister station "kyw news radio" 106o also, city council investigating whether private towing companies are illegally removing cars from philadelphia street. ex mertz are calling on doctors to change the way they diagnosis lyme disease. and as memorial day weekend approaches, shore businesses are getting ready to welcome visitors back. check in two, three, four times a day on "kyw news radio" 1060 on your a.m. dial. >> coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> new twist today on one of your favorite game shows. plus: laughing all the way to the bank. how thi woman's hilarious video turned a simple star wars toy into huge hit. and the benefits she is reaping from her sudden fame. back at the top of the hour. >> this is so ridiculous.
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>> a young life cut short after a teenager walking down a south jersey road of the the trouble the driver is in, and how the teen is being remembered this morning. >> after wet weekend, don't be surprised if you zoo see another shower today. when we will get early taste of sum they are week. >> historic move overnight by president obama during his trip to see ethyl in a nam. decades olds bands now being lifted. >> today is monday, may 23rd, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. it is monday, but we're okay. >> keep moving forward, keep moving forward.
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>> roads are looking okay, guys, just some fog out there. so katie is that going to be widespread? >> here is the thing t could happen anywhere, but it is really really patchy. so, it is one of those situations where you might see it, and you might not. but we have got really moisture rich atmosphere, that's where that's coming from. so yes, you know, i would say it doesn't matter where you are, just expect it is a possibility. but it is just that very, very patchy, so that said, looking at this tri-state sweep around storm scan3, you are finding few speckles of green out, there as well, we showed awe second ago wider zoom, area of low pressure nearby, swooping around just making make its rotn through virginia, and that's still helping to bring in little bit of moisture to us, why you could still see shower out there as the day goes on. here is the bullet point. you are going to see more than anything some sunshine. but, you know, hit or miss, again, the way i describe this, just one of those we got to throw it into the forecast because it is a possibility, but more than anything, you are looking at the majority of the day featuring some sun, some clouds, and any rain

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