tv Eyewitness News CBS May 27, 2016 2:07am-2:38am EDT
>> right now at 11:00 frightening first for the united states. health officials couldn't philadelphia international airporting pennsylvania woman contracted a super bug resistant to common antibiotics. how doctors were able to treat her. and new jersey lawmakers vote to ban smoking on public beaches and in parks. why governor christie is not convinced he wants it to be law. but first, hello summer
temperature. the heat and humidity arrived even with the sun out people looking for ways to cool off. >> i'm jessica dean. >> i'm ukee washington. the heat was on today and it's about to get hotter. kate it's like somebody flip the switch. >> it feel like we've been feeling cool temperatures through the month of may. suspecting it was going to feel like jumping right into summer as soon as we got the clouds to break and we move out that cool pattern. that's what happened. we dove head first 92 summer yesterday. today was even warmer. temperatures 75 in dover. 74 in cherry hill right now. in philadelphia we're sitting at 76 degrees. take look at allentown. 80 degrees right now at 11:00 o'clock at night in late may. very very warm conditions again it's been rising all week long our average high 77. 89 today and tomorrow looks even hotter. 90 degrees the daytime high. i don't usually dust off this
graphic until late june or early july. with heat index values in the 90's, this heat can become dangerous to some drink plenty of water take frequent breaks and avoid strenuous activity. full memorial day weekend forecast is coming up in just a few minutes. back over to you ukee. >> kate temperatures are taking a toll on young ones. more than a dozen bucks county children taken to the hospital today when they fell ill from heat exposure on their way from field trip. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt has the story from lower makefield. >> reporter: scarier moments officials at the pennsbury school district released "eyewitness news" encouraging parents to make sure their kids hydrate as much as possible especially now that we're closer to summer. >> exth grade students from william penn middle school were at a trenton thunder baseball game. for end of the year field trip. when students began to feel si sick. "eyewitness news" spoke to mother of one of the sick students and her daughter started feeling ill at the game.
she asked us not to use her name. ambulances took some of the students to local hospitals just as a precaution. >> our weather has like changed from late fall to summer overnight. i think possibly the buses weren't prepared. >> reporter: judy risa lower makefield supervisor. >> you really have to be careful to keep them very very well hydrated. you have to make sure they're drinking enough water. >> reporter: reece commended the school district for responding so quickly. >> this was not only lot of heat but a lot of sun. we're not used to it yet. >> reporter: the good news to report all of the students were released and expected to be okay. this was certainly a scary situation that escalated quic quickly. reporting in lower makefield, buck county, david spunt, cbs3 "eyewitness news". a pennsylvania woman becomes the first us citizen to contract a bacteria resistant to quote last resort antibiotics. the woman went to health clinic for urinary tract infection and doctors discovered she had the drug resistant e. coli bacteria
in her system. she was successfully treate tred with a different course of antibiotics. the pennsylvania medical society released a statement saying this news is cause for concern but goes on to say "it's remember to it was caught and now is not the time to panic as many health care professionals are working to address this situation". >> new jersey lawmakers are telling people to call it quits. the governor thinks the state should butt out. >> there's a lengthy list of things you can't do on atlantic city beaches and new jersey state lawmakers get their way, smoking will soon be added to the list. >> it have involve all the smokers out there. >> this woman is in atlantic city visiting from new york taking in the ocean air and doesn't feel her cigarette should be a concern. >> you should definitely be able to do it on the beach. everybody is out here to relax
you want to have good time. you have the music sometimes you have even a beer or two. you want to be able to enjoy your freedom of having a cigarette outside. come on. >> i don't think they shall because it's open space. like, outside. why not? i don't like it. >> reporter: new jersey assembly democrat valerie huddle helped sponsor the bill. we spoke with her on the phone shortly after the ban was approved. >> second hand smoke is enormous health risk to non smokers but finding cigarette butts on the beach and in the parks is also quiet damaging to the environment and in the forest could be a potential fire hazard. >> reporter: many municipalities and shore towns like seaside heights have a beach smoking ban in place. governor christie voiced his concern with the measure during his monthly radio address. >> the problem i have, why should municipalities be able to to make these decisions. >> mix read action to the smoking ban some welcome the thought of a smoke free
cigarette butt free beach experience. >> you don't have to worry about your kids, ashes, cigarettes they throw the beach. it would be nice, fresh air, great for the area. >> i don't think it's -- i think it's a good idea. you don't want to sit down with your kids and family and the smoke comin coming at you. it will be a battle for me personally. >> smoking ban received overwhelming support from both sides of the aisle. now the measure goes to governor chris christie's office just two years ago he vetoed an attempt to ban smoking on beaches and parks throughout the state of new jersey. natasha brown, cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> developing now, a bar are cade situation in delaware county has just ended with a suspect in custody. the situation lasted for five hours on hill view drive in springfield. suspect fired a gunshot at police outside the home. no word and why that man was hold up in the house. philadelphia international airport says they continue to take safety seriously after disturbing report on airport
security. associated press investigation found hundreds of security breaches at the nation's airports including 30 at philadelphia international airport. the investigation focused on airport perimeters analyzing cases of fence jump pig, car crashing and other trespassing. some of security breaches included crashes along hog island road. that's the road that loops around the airport. two gigantic potholes in northern liberties are getting attention. they say they didn't get any answers from the city. now the holes are remnants of under ground work from a few months ago. cars were getting stuck and neighbors were getting angry. >> we've been working with the water department. there's no sense in doing permanent repair to the street where there's an infrastructure problem. >> the water department says the underground work is complete and final street repairs will begin next week. pennsylvania's auditor general says the state's child
abuse hotline is severely under staffed, under funded and under performing. the child line is pennsylvania's hotline for reporting abuse and neglect but findings reveal calls are going unanswered. last year 42,000 calls were either abandoned or deflected meaning people hung up or their call was dropped. experts say part of the problem is funding was not in mace to match a recent expansion to state law. campaign 2016, donald trump has now reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the republican nomination for president. it take 1,237 delegates to become the nominee. trump has reached 1,238. he was put over the top in the cbs news delegate count boy a small number of the parties unfound delegates who said they would support him at the convention. meanwhile democrat hillary clinton needs 74 more delegates to clinch the nomination for president. it takes 2,383 delegates to become the nominee. she has 2309.
today she respond to do state department audit the report criticized her use of private e-mail servers while she was secretary of state. now clinton insist wad she did was allowed even though the report said quote and quite the opposite. >> it was allowed, and the rules have been clarified since i le left. i know people have concerns about this. i understand that. but i think voters are going to be looking at the full picture of what i have to offer, my life, and my service. donald trump offers our country. >> clinton did not cooperate with the audit. the public will get a chance to see the solar impulse two in allentown this weekend following its breath taking landing at lehigh valley international airport. the solar impulse on its way to becoming the first plane to fly around the world on solar power alone. that means no fuel. the aircraft landed last night. the solar impulse two will host a public visit at the airport on
saturday from 10:00 a.m. to sick p.m. crew members will be there to talk about the project and answer questions. well there's a good chance you'll be driving this holiday weekend. >> when we pull into the gas station to fill up the tank you'll notice those extra numbers next to the prices. so why 910th of a cent. good question. nicole brewer against gets the answer. >> plus the perfect hot weather treat. taste with tori heads to north wildwood ice cream parlor like taking a step back in time. why the owner wants the big city to live the shore live. kate. >> a big weekend for the shore. the poconos and even here in the city. it's memorial day weekend and wee got a couple of showers out there tonight. that's the scene you'll see in the forecast as he were head through the weekend spot city showers and storms. we'll time them out scene when the hottest days will be this weekend coming yo coming up. a big party for one of hour zoo's most popular residents. the mil
>> this is cbs3 "eyewitness news" with ukee washington, jessica dean, kate bilo and don bell. ♪ this holiday weakener lot of people will hit the roads as they celebrate the unofficial start to summer. >> and when you stop to fill up the car you'll see two numbers next to the prices of each grade of gas. what does the fraction 9/10 mean at the gas pump. more than a dozen submitted this good question and nicole brewer find out what it's all about. ♪ >> filling up on gas. you noticed the price, right. >> yeah. >> i do. >> when we fill up we tend to focus on the first three numbe numbers. >> have you ever noticed 9/10. >> what's up with the fraction right beside it. >> why do you think they put that there.
>> to confuse us. >> more money to charge you. >> so they can round it up. 9/10 goes back to the great depression and taxes. >> tidwell is spokesperson for aaa. >> u.s. congressional institute instituted 1 cent gas tax in 1932 to help pay for that deficit. >> reporter: temporary tax was supposed to expire two years later. like all temporary tax you know how that goes. >> today we're still paying 18-cent federal gas tax and extra 50 cents on gallon if you live in pennsylvania. the highest state tax in the country. that's a lot. compare it to delaware 23-cent tax and in new jersey where you'll pay 14 cents. >> longer drive, though. get stuck paying it. >> right around the same time gas stations started using the tenth of a cent in their gasoline prices. >> back then gas costs about 10 cents a gallon so beating that are competitor' price by tenths of cent could provide an advantage much these days, it's more about marketing. just like in the store when
something is 9.99. first it's $10 -- versus $10. same difference. you feel like you're getting a deal. >> absolutely. to the average person 9/10 may not sound like much with over 140 billion gallons of gas consumed by americans last year that fraction of a penny makes a lot of cents. >> $2,000. >> billions. >> billion maybe. >> 1.2 billion. >> i'm in the wrong business. >> with most consumers don't realize gas stations make pennies on fuel sold actually the convenience store that bring in the money so according to tidwell adding the extra 9/10 isn't price gouging the just an attempt to stay competitive. ukee, jess. i'll send it back to you. >> there you have it. what's your good question. log on to cbsphilly.com/good question to submit your question or tweet us using the hash tag cbs3 good question. and don't forget nicole will be here every week night with the answer on cbs3 "eyewitness news" at 11:00.
one of the gateways into the city of camden, new jersey, is getting a new look. portion of haddon will be transform to com date all mode of travel and new development as part of a $4 million project. crews will install new traffic signals between vesper boulevard and old white horse pike in addition to bike lanes and sidewalks. this project will coincide with another project on haddon avenue. the renovation of our lady of lourdes medical center. well as we head into the memorial day weekend, the shore is the place to be forge tonight's taste with tori. >> our vittoria woodill found a retro join that's really cool. ♪ >> reporter: we're down the shore and that means it's happy days in north wildwood. hey, if you're looking to cool down at the beach, cool soup in the bees knees. >> we're known as scoops but it's really cool scoops because it's cool in here. >> you name it i collect it.
>> ain't that the truth. this 50s built i cream parlor is serving 35 flavors in neo retro atmosphere like diner room complete with a waitress, have a cone in the drive in movie room with real cars even the bathrooms bring you back in ti time. and they've got musical greats and vintage covering all inch of the wall the ceilings and hallways all designed to connect families to an musical err oh that owner paul russ so does his best to keep alive. >> it's the capital of the world, wildwood new jersey. that's why i selled here. >> that's not everything that drew this former new york arc to the jersey shore. >> when we watched the twin towers come down 9/11 i ran down here the month and bought this piece of property in october of 2001. >> so for 15 summers, cool scoops has ban sweet success. serving sundays like the go
eight daddy o. banana split you can pick your scoops and tail top it off with pineapple, chocolate, strawber strawberry. >> oh boy. >> and of course whipped cream. >> you'll see sundays drive through, too. it's a place where friends and family meet and wear doo wop meets dessert. two things that will always go together. >> ♪ >> about to go into the next verse there. >> i was waiting for it. >> that was pretty good. that looks great. >> it does. a popular teenager in celebrating his birthday tonig tonight. >> the philadelphia zoo gorilla. my man louie is feign years old. he received birthday cards and a cake which he appeared to really enjoy. finger looking girl. louis is one of five gorillas at the zoo. he's been there since 2004 when
he came from the st. louis zoo where he was born. >> you got to have cake on your birthday. >> i'm done. >> kate bilo joining us now with your birthday on saturday you really -- cool cake or maybe like ice pop. >> ice cream tori was having. >> ice cream cake. it did get hot out there. temperatures near 90 degrees today. it's only going to stay hot in fact it will start feeling even hotter over the next few days because the humidity will start to really ramp today. today was actually in the pleasant range. dew points in the 50s. tomorrow right back to the summer like steam factor. let's take look what's going on right now outside center city philadelphia. a lot of people getting ready to kick off four hiv day memorial day weekend if you took off friday and monday it is going to be a rea really nice albeit sumr like weekend feeling more like labor day weekend than memorial day weekend. looks pretty nice out there. storm scan3 shows one shower on
the radar picture fizzling now as it moves into chester county. not a big deal. you can see that little sprinkle moving in from lancaster county. that's about all we've got. there could be a stray shower through the remainder of this evening most of us won't see anything at all through the over it in hours. if you see a few raindrops hear rumble of thunder don't be sho shock. 76 degrees right to you in philadelphia. it's 80 degrees in allentown still. 77 in rowing very warm outside. future weather shows again maybe a stray shower at times through the overnight hours and then they reform tomorrow afternoon. so tomorrow starts off with sunshine. by the mid afternoon hours spotty showers maybe a stray thunderstorm around. that fizzles out by late tomorrow evening once the sun goes down. they're driven bite heating of the day knots an organized squall line or cold front moving through. just pockets of air at the ground level rising up through the atmosphere and that causes thunderstorm activity and we see this often in the summertime. saturday we see it again in the afternoon and that pattern continues on sunday.
future heat. as we head into friday afternoon it will feel like the low 90s. same thing on saturday. in fact briefly may feel like into or 93 on saturday afterno afternoon. that means this could be dangerous heat if you don't take precautions plan for this week toned feel like a hot july heat wave kind of weekend and you'll be all right. friday hot and humid with afternoon storms. saturday, sunday same story. monday is not as hot. the best day do pick up numerous showers and storms with potentially heavy rain. beautiful weather down the shore though saturday and sunday. highs near 80. thunderstorm should stay away from the shore points. better chance in the poconos. showers and storms on monday. isolated shower possible here overnight. again tomorrow afternoon but tomorrow is hazy, hot and humid. triple h's 90 degrees for your friday very warm and steamy over the weekend as well unfortunately it looks like the most active day will be memorial day monday at 81 with showers and storms. clear out and it's still warm next week.
rest and relaxation for the phils tonight of the team enjoying a day off in chicago. tomorrow they open three game series again the cubs at wrigley field. over the weekend, they'll face three starting pitchers with a total of four world series rings. got some work ahead them. usa today by the way ranked all 32 coaches in the nfl from worse to first. eagles head coach doug pederson ranks 30th. why? because quote he has yet to establish his own productive offense away from his mentor andy reid. of course. he's a rookie.
give him break. mike mull lar key is last at 32. patriots boss bill belicheck is ranked number one. winning the draft lottery is all luck selecting right player it's a lot mr. work. sixers have the number one overall pick in next months's nba draft. do they sake lsu ben simmons or brandon ingram out of duke. phil martelli knows which one he would select. he weighed in on the wip morning show. >> ingram may end up being the better long term. but 18 or 19 on team that's full of kids really i think you have to take the physical presence and the ability that simmons has. simmons has an ability that will move him into the elite in that league. that is his passing and play making. >> uh-huh. that was quick. multiple media outlets reporti g
mike is leaving the sixers to be the head coach of the rockets. he came to philly in december to be the associate head coach under brett brown. before he got that gig, he was out of basketball and chilling in his home state of west virginia. is there anything better than game seven in the inform hl playoffs. tampa visiting pittsburgh. second period jonathan jerome with the great goal to tie it at one but just 302nd later the lightning give terrible goal. brian russ scores and that is your gain game winner the penguins advancing to the stanley cup finals to take on the san jose sharks. all flyers fans are you know what, kid rock. forget all of ya'll. >> thank you buddy. >> up next, history-making actor
there was a special guest performance in philadelphia tonight. >> ♪ >> that's ali from the broadway play spring awakening spent some time with the patients at magee rehab in center city. she's paralyzed from the waist down. she also became the first actress in a wheelchair to appear on broadway. she shares some words of encouragement tonight
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