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♪ developing right now at 11:00 o'clock, a vintage plain crashes into the hudson river.
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just moments ago police say divers searching for the pilot have recovered a body. however, right now authorities are not confirming the body is that of the pilot. the crash happened around 7:30 to note off the coast of new jersey. witnesses say the world war ii fighter plane p47 thunder bolt circled the area before going into the water. the plane took off from airport on long island and was taking part in the jones beach air show this weekend. wee stay on top of this developing story you can fine updates at cbsphilly.com many. kick off to the summer season down the shore. people are packing the beaches and the boards but will the weather cooperate? meteorologist kate bilo tells which is days will be best for those outdoor activities. and many of you will be firing up the grill this holiday weekend. so why do your hotdogs come in packs of tepp but the bus are sold in packs of eight or 12j good question. nicole brewer why why the
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numbers don't always add up. >> we begin tonight with hot start to the holiday weekend. good evening, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm jessica dean. the memorial day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer it certainly feels like it out there. meteorologist kate bilo is on the sky deck with more on the even warmer temperatures headed our way. kate. >> this weekend will feel like summer has begun. we call it the unofficial start to summer but sometimes the weather doesn't quite match that description. this weekend, it will even down to the tropical system that will be tracking for hem em ya'll day monday. get to that in just a moment. let's start off right now. corm stan three looking clear for our area a couple of sprinkles back over portions of the northern maryland much those really never made it into our region this evening and looks like tomorrow they're mapely go going to be centered off to the west as well. pop up afternoon and evening storms. the big story the temperature 75 in philadelphia. 76 in allentown. 78 degrees in reading. and nice warm 73 in dover.
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i can tell you it feels fantastic to be out here without a jacket. you need one down the shore the wind off that 60-degree ocean water has cooled things down in our shore towns definitely want the sweatshirt if you're out bound tonight and that will be the case tomorrow night and sunday note as well. so again comfort index talking about the due point how humid it is. today you definitely felt that ram up in humidity right in that steamy range. that's where we'll be the next cub of days. humidity again making it feel like it's in the 90s and then we're tracking tropical moisture that could bring heavy rain to the area on monday. i'll have more on that when i join you inside. back over to you. >> kate, thank you. it is perfect time fog this weather as thousands of people head down the shore for the memorial day weekend. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandra hoff is in ocean city with more on the unofficial start of summer. >> reporter: this is what i call ocean city chic. high to pick one of these. it ended up more brisk and windy here on the boardwalk in ocean city than i thought but, when
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you're wearing swimsuits during the day and sweatshirts at night it gives the whole memorial day weekend vibe. i haven't heard any complaints just yet when craving salt and sand all roads lead to the shore. the big difference being the mode of transportation. >> we were smart enough to come early. we left wednesday night. >> six hours. >> those able to get an extra long memorial day weekend got an early start to the season. good biking, boardwalk. it's it's beautiful. we love it g busy day on the boardwalk in ocean city. on the beach it appeared like fourth of july although the water hasn't quite warmed up yet it couldn't keep the diehards away. i'm a big sur per and you're a surfer to be, right? >> yeah. >> over at mike's seafood in see aisle unloading a thousand pounds of lobster for the season kick off. welcoming good weather as a business booster after a stretch of gloom. >> the cars are rolling into town here. the feeling is mutual.
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>> it was actually really nice. great day to be on the beach, and looking forward to this season to be really good one. another thing you're seeing in a lot of these shore towns lot of cleaning going on lot of power washing all getting ready for the rental season to start fresh as summer is approaching of the reporting from the ocean city boardwalk, alexandra hoff cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> you don't have to go down the shore to enjoy memorial weekend. spruce street harbor park was buzz tonight. folks enjoying the food, the drinks and the games and good company. harbor park is right next door to summer fest at the river rink making penn's landing a prime destination this season. check out our special memorial day weekend second at cbsphilly.com in addition to the latest forecast you'll find a get away guide, barbecue recipes and also learn how to give back to our military heroes. more than 2.5 million people are expected to travel by air this memorial day weekend, and it will be a major test for the tsa.
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the government agency has added hundreds of screeners to help speed up those long lines that have been plaguing airports all across the country. airlines also warn it's going to get more difficult to help passengers who missed flights because of the lines. planes will be fuller so there will be fewer available seats. tonight, we're learning new details as the search continues for driver who hit and killed a kensington pastor and never stopped. family and friends are immediating for justice. "eyewitness news" reporter david spurt is live at police headquarters with their message tonight. david? >> jessica, this is a tragic story and detectives here have been working a around the clock since this happened just about 24 hours ago trying to see if anybody out there has any information that could help them crack this case. things appear to be normal at the corner of diamond and front street but not even 24 hours before, a man lost his life and his killer is still out there.
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57-year-old elli leon was one of a kinds. so says his friend and pastor. >> he was a goodman. he was a humble man. he was a person that liked to serve people. doesn't matter who it was. >> reporter: leon was working at his usual ken sipping ton ministry on front street thursday night. as he was getting out of this van, police say someone in a saab hit leon. dragging him about 20 feet. the driver just kept going. leon died early this morning at a local hospital. >> i saw the people trying to help this gentleman out. he was on the floor. everybody was frantic. >> reporter: investigators located a car part with a saab logo on the scene. his brother told "eyewitness news" that elli dedicated his life to helping others. haws a pastor helping recovering addicts get back on their feet. as authorities continue the official investigation, those who who knew him are begging the driver to come forward. >> took away the life of a
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goodman. now, you need to step up and, you know, just step up and face what you did. >> if it was an accident whatever happened, come for. don't be -- don't be hiding because sooner or later it's going to -- they going to catch you. >> reporter: investigators believe that the striking vehicle was a zoo possibly between the years i should say 2003 and 2007. any information give police a call. reporting live tonight david spunt cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> david, thank you. philadelphia police also need your help identifying a group of teenagers in overbrook. one of the boys attacked a 61-year-old man as he walk his dog on 66th street near malvern avenue last saturday. the victim did suffer a broken nose. pleases say the teenager was in the company of four other boys and they were all seen on surveillance video trying to open car doors in that area. a 17-year-old student at north penn high school now faces arson related charges.
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on tuesday police say the juvenile started a fire in the high school band storage room. students and staff had to be evacuated and school was canceled. the building suffered sphere structural and smoke damage. the charges include multiple felonies and the student is being held at the montgomery county youth sent. new at 11:00 supporting victims of child sex abuse and a law to help them get justice. they demonstrated outside saint charles borromeo seminary. they are urging catholic church leaders to support house bill 1947 it would extent the statute of limitations for child sex abe changes to the statute could bank rupp the archdiocese. >> striking verizon employees may be back on the job next week. the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle on a four-year contract. about 39,000 cable and land line employees in nine eastern states
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have been on strike since april. they had been working without a contract since last august and negotiating with the labor department for the past two weeks. two huge potholes causing traffic headaches in northern liberties are getting fixed. we first brought you this story yesterday. the holes turned up on willow street between fourth and fifth after underground work a few months ago. within an hour of our roar crews headed out to do the repair wo work. today president obama became the first sitting us president to visit hiroshima sin the atomic bomb wiped out the city during world war ii. the president honored the 140,000 lives lost in 1945 drag somber ceremony near the epicenter of that blast. the president did not offer an apology for the attack. he did use the historic moment to look to the future reinforcing his goals to end nuclear warfare. >> we have a shared responsibility to look directly into the eye of history. and ask what we must do
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differently to curb such suffering again. >> the president also met with some of the survivors of the attack. many people wanted to see but now it will not be happeni happening. drum many will not debate bernie sanders ahead he have california primary. this decision comes as hundreds of protesters clashed with police and each other at a trump rally in san diego tonight. earlier, the presumptive nominee attacked hillary clinton in fresno. accusing her of having bad judgment. clinton returned fire in oakland calling trump a bully. meanwhile, sanders rallied supporters in san pedro he's trying to pull off an upset. this weekend we kick off the summer season. from now until labor day, americans will eat an estimated 7 billion hotdogs. >> and you know you need a role for all of those franks. but why are they always sold in eight or 12 packs when there are 10 hotdogs to a pack? good
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question. good nicole brewer gets to the bottom of it. kate. >> beautiful start to the holiday weekend. and the next couple of days look good as well but then we've got this. tropical depression number two and some of the moisture from this could impact your memorial day monday. i'll break it all down coming up in weather. plus, actor johnny depp at the center of shocking allegations. what his soon to be ex-wife is accusing him of doing. and an amazing discovery be 19 a storm battered home in new jersey. find out what crews unearthed when we come back.
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♪ they go ooh ooh. ♪ hey! ♪ they go oh-ooh-ooooh. ♪ sitting, watching, waiting, wishing. ♪ ♪ i tell you one thing, you never knew it. ♪ ♪ at the back of the bus ♪ there is so much to give, so dream big. ♪ ♪ yeah. ♪ and when they screaming get out, get out. ♪ ♪ all i wanna hear is get down, get down. ♪ ♪ yeah. ♪ and when they screaming get out, get out. ♪ ♪ all i wanna hear is get down, get down. ♪ ♪ get down, get down.
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>> this is cbs3 "eyewitness news" with ukee washington, jessica dean, kate bilo and don bell. ♪ on the health watch a new study linking cell phone use to cancer appears to be raising eyebrows. tumors found up in two to 3% of rats continually exposed to cell phone radiation. however, the female rats weren't affected. also the rats not exposed to the radiation died at a higher rate
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than those that were. and outside reviewer of the research says there are too many flaws in the study and the findings raise more questions than answers. johnny depp was serve add restraining order at the the request of his estranged wife. actress amber heard says a saturday fight resul resulted ip throwing a cell phone at her which left a bruise on her face. herd filed for divorce monday. she's asking for spousal support but depp's filed wednesday asked the judge to deny that request. >> a new jersey family makes a discovery be 19 their home. they discovered a boat. believed to date back to the 1800's. eileen scanlon says that's not the only thing they learned about their house. >> the boat was the foundation. the edges of the those walls were actually coming down and being supported by this boat.
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>> archaeologists have not determined the exact age of the boat and the scanlons are reaching out to local museums and universities to try and learn as much as they can. it is time to fire up the grills out there. holiday weekend save to say a lot of hotdogs will be eaten. a popular choice at cook out. >> you got that right. "eyewitness news" viewers john john want to know why do they sell eight or 12 hotdog buns in a bag when franks typically come 10 per pack? good question. nicole brewer finds out why the numbers just don't add up. >> ♪ >> you guys have big plans for memorial day weekend? >> are you planning to cook out before you fire up the grill you got to get the basic. >> ribs, chicken, hotdogs. >> and you can't forget the buns. so why are there eight or 12 in a bag when hotdogs typically come 10 per pack? >> some big shot over at the weiner company got together with big shot at the bun company and
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decided to rip off the american public. >> buy two packs of buns haven't extra. >> some people are cutting down on their gluten. >> marking. >> they're looking for more of a value. >> louis is the ceo of dietz and watson. >> the packs are all exact weight. so they're either 1 pound or 14-ounces. and the hotdogs then are portions so an even number of hotdogs. >> his company sells larger franks. other have smaller dogs 10 to pack. >> according to the national hotdog and sausage council it comes down to how they're bake. typically in pans designed to hot eight rolls a system in place way back when folks bought their beef franks from the butcher. why hasn't and there a meeting of the minds? that's good question. we can't answer. >> not going to find it asking people on the street corner.
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>> now hotdog manufacturers are starting to offer different quantities and bakers are breaking their molds. you'll run into the eight or 10 or 12 and 10 dilemma. this weekend if you're cooking for a big crowd much here's solution. five bags of 8-pound bags and 410 pack hotdogs. 40 dogs and 40 buns. back to you. >> invite the four of us. >> that math way to go, nicole. well done. >> 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. don't forget nicole will be here every week night with the answer for you right here on cbs3 "eyewitness news". i've got to give kate some prop as she was coming to her seat on the set she did the math. >> you know what, he that's what they want you to do. they want to you four packs and five packs and you buy more. >> yes, they do. >> i love it. >> grilling on monday heads up. >> y don't be grilling too much
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on monday because if you're out there stoking the grill the rain might put to you work. it won't be a great memorial day monday but with that being said the rest of the holiday weekend is actually really nice. so you within some, you lose some. today, tomorrow, sunday looking great. monday looking like a bit of a washout for parts of the area. let's take look what's going on right now though and boardwalk pretty crowded. everybody enjoying this first weekend the first nice weekend down the shore really this year. unless you go back to march or april really but things looking great in ocean city. people just extending the night as long as they can. take look at the time lapse video from earl today. this is in margate. watch out quickly this beach packs up. everybody shows up at the same time. the beach is very very crowded for awhile there. and then everything starts to settle down. few people go out to watch the sunset right now it's 53 degrees in margate. that wind off the water definitely cooling things down along the immediate coast f you're packing up and headed to the shore tomorrow bring a sweatshirt even with
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temperatures during the 80s during the day it will feel chilly at night with the wind off the water. showers and storms have really fizzled off to the west. not much going on out there. everything looking aok. you can see the clouds, though, swirling around our tropical depression. system moving in from the west going to assist in pulling that moisture up the coast as we get into our monday. today we did hit 90 degrees again. thursday's official high came at 90 if we get there tomorrow which will be close to it looking for a high of about 89 there's a chance we hit. three days in the 90 which is would make it technically a heat wave here in philadelphia. we may actually get there still in the 80s on sunday then lower 80s on monday. tomorrow we're stuck under the this big ridge another really nice day with sunshine early watch for few pop up showers missing us to the north and west tomorrow. sunday same story. sunshine then a few more afternoon clouds but here comes our system as this front moves in, it's going to pull in moisture from that tropical depression and bring it into much of the region as we head into monday. so tropical depression number
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two could become bonnie by tomorrow morning. possibly making landfall along the coast of south carolina and then that remnant moisture gets pulled in here on monday. we're talking periods of rain rumbles of thunder. parts of the area could end up with an inch to an inch and half of rain from this system on monday. so if you're down the shore in the city or in the poconos saturday and sunday you're best days to get tomorrow the best day sunday is number two and then monday not so great. poconos same story. monday rain, rumbles thunder it does look like the heaviest may be down the shore also rough surf as well. be safe if you're down the shore on monday. try to come on back before the rain hits. overnight partly cloudy isolated thunderstorm. possible still off to the west. they're mainly missing us. monday the day to watch for wet weather. actually the only really not so great day of the seven day thing get better next week. looks good. thank you kate. >> all right. don bell what's coming up next in sports? we're talking hoops. nerlins knoll and jahlil okafor
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both members of the sixers for now. trade rumors to report plus the wind was blowing out at wrigley. why that was bad news for the fightin' phils. sports coming up next.
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welcome back. we kick off the memorial day weekend with day baseball in wrigley field. phillies/cubs game one of three game series. matinee baseball. flags blowing out left field. we have pete mackanin the managers of the phillies on the south side of chicago welcome home. game tied at one in the fourth until it was not. jorge so layer going big night to left field off of adam morgan off the board in left field. two-one cubbies. david ross leaving friendly confines. three run shot and now it's five-one north cidars breaking
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out with the big bats. lester wept six and third. gave up one run. seven punch outs. fifth inning how about chris bryant budding star in the biggs. over the ivy at left. solo shot. cubs win, cubs within six-two your final score. on to hoops. media outlets are reporterrin rg houston rockets are finalling a three year deal for him to be the next coach and dan coney is assistant coach witness sixers. meanwhile the sixers are reportedly exploring the trade market for both okafor and knoll. phillies had one of the big men will be traded leading up to the inform ba draft on june 23rd. a* if all those guys are healthy they might have log jam in the front court. em bed expected to play.
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stay tune. game six of the eastern conference finals between the cavs and raptors lebron james all business. the king jamming it home. 33 points. how about khiry irving also a former number one pick. chipped in with 30 points. absolutely balling. they are headed back to the nba finalling beating the raptors 113-87. this will be lebron's sixth straight trip to the finals only seven other players have done that in the history of hoops. they're all celtics by the way. if you take a spin around the art museum this weekend you'll notice it looking little different. usa philly cup is this weekend and runs that was sunday. teams from philly will convenient in four on 415 minute matchup at a soccer stadium located at the base of the steps. ages six to adults. soccer fans can register and play pick up games as well. >> fun. >> six to adult.
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>> guys. >> i think we qualify. >> my middle name was pele. >> really? >> psych. >> good to know. >> jk. >> a group of fifth graders helping out great cause.
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♪ today fifth graders ran the show in joyce kilmer elementary school.
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>> "eyewitness news" was there in cherry hill as scoot held its tenth annual alex lemonade stand fundraiser the school collected more than their thousand dollars since started doing this event. one child donated $300 of her own christmas money. eighty six million americans have prediabetes a serious condition that increases the risk for type 2 diabetes. you could be one of them. small lifestyle changes can help you avoid diabetes-related problems like heart attack, stroke, blindness, and kidney failure. ask your doctor about a simple blood test for prediabetes. sponsored by nacdd with support from the centers for disease control and prevention.
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our morning team is back tomorrow from five to 7:00 a.m. for kate, don, everyone here, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm jessica dean. we're always on at cbsphilly.c cbsphilly.com. the late show with stephen colbert is next with rasheeda jones. >> thanks so much for watching and have a safe holiday weekend. good night, family, and sleep well. ♪
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