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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a vintage plane plummets out of the sky and into new york hudson river. the plan to recover the wreck and after divers finds a body in the water. also ahead, it is the kick off to the summer season down the shore. people are packing the beaches and the board. >> have the water and sunglasses ready to go today, though, the sun is back, just in time to heat things up for the holiday weekend. today is saturday, may 28, good morning, i'm january scan carabeo, rahel solomon will be here tonight. here's meteorologist, justin, perfect timing for the weekend? >> waiting for the warm weather to finally get here but now feeling like the
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mid-july time, so jumping from spring to summer, so unofficial summer season kick willing off feeling like mid summer. perfect time to hit the beach or maybe hang out to the pool, poconos, niles weather to kick off this holiday weekends, outside it is mild, 69 degrees at the airport, skies starting to brighten up little bit, sunshine, sun coming up in about 20 minutes or so. 69 again at the airport, south wind 7 miles per hour, humidity around once again, it will be a humid day today. upper 60s to about 70 degrees over most locations, early this morning, and with that sunshine out through the morning hours, we rapidly climb upright around to 90 degrees once again. if we hit 909 this would be three days in a row. so off i shall tray does make it a heatwave. low grade heatwave, pretty early in the season. storm scan3 quiet. fair weather clouds streaming in from north to south. so we'll have mixture of sunshine and clouds today. the uv index will be very strong. high temperature for philadelphia, 90 degrees, 80 at the shore, get the nice
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breeze out of the south, ocean water temperature low 60s, mountains 84 degrees, could be chance for late day shower thunderstorm right now that chance is very slim. however, rain chances do increase as we progress through this holiday weekends, we will time it out, let you know what to expect coming up in 15 minutes, back to you. >> great, justin, thanks. weather ideal for thousands waking up at the shore this memorial day weekends, alexandria hoff is in ocean city for the the unofficial start of summer. >> all right, so this is what i call ocean city this ended up being little more brisk and windy here on the boardwalk, in ocean city than i thought but you know what, when you are wearing swimsuits during the day and sweatshirt at night i think that gives it 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, yes, we love
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wednesday night. >> 6 hours. >> it wasn't bad at all. >> those able to continuation he will extra long memorial day weekends got early start to the season. >> biking, boardwalk, it is beautiful. we love it. >> it was busy day on the boardwalk in ocean sit. on the beach it appeared almost fourth of july-ish even though that water hasn't quite warmed up yet it, couldn't keep the diehards away. >> then i'm a big sur per, you're a surfer to be, right? >> ya. >> over at mike's seafood in sea isle, unload ago thousand pound of lobster for the season kick-off. welcoming good weather as a business booster, after a stretch of gloom. >> you can see the cars rolling into town here. feels really good to have the people back. >> the feeling is mutual. >> it was actually really nice, great day to be on the beach, and i'm looking forward to the season to be a good one. >> a lot of things you're seeing in the shore towns, a lot of cleaning going on, a lot of power washing, all getting ready for the rental season is that start fresh as summer approaching. reporting from the ocean city boardwalk, alexandria hoff,
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cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> and with the thermometer ready to push close to 90, enjoying the outdoors for this three day weekends may start early for some. "eyewitness news" reporter alina oh, live along kelly drive to keep up with the runners. how is it feeling out there, anita? >> reporter: well, hey, good morning, jan, there is a nice breeze right now along the schuylkill river. we are staying cool before the sun comes up. of course, not expected to stay that way. and experts warn that as temperatures spike, so does the risk every heat-related illness and injury. >> it has been so, like, cloudy and miserable weather. got to be pushing 90. so it is great to get some sunshine. >> what started as a mild may isn't end that way. >> it is too hot. it is too hot. it is exhausting just walking. >> the first heat of the season is here just in time for memorial day weekends. >> just enjoy it with some ice cream. >> that's right. >> or water ice. >> while some are scrambling for the shade other like michael aren't letting the
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heat and humidity stop them from a five mile run. >> it is really hot. it is like the first hot day of the year. it is just taking it out of me today. i'm running right back to my air-conditioning. >> but as with any extreme, the heat can cause injury, illness, even death, doctors say, national weather is her vase last 45 people died of extreme heat four in pennsylvania, that's why parents are taking extra steps to keep their kids protected. >> wear the hat and we put on sunscreen. >> so of course those are important tips to remember. but experts want you to remember some other tips, as women, so you can enjoy a very safe holiday weekend. make sure you're drinking plenty of water, stay hydrated, wear light wait, light colored clothing, don't leave your kids or pets alone in a car with the windows up. i'm anita oh, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thank you. there are plenty of places tone joy the memorial day
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weekend, aside from the shore last night spruce street harbor park on penn's landing was buzzing, folks were enjoying the food, the drinks, the games and of course good company. the harbor park is next to summer fest at the river rink, making pens lands ago prime destination this season. >> we have special memorial day weekend section at n addition to the latest forecast you can find a get away guide, barbeque recipes, and you can also learn how to give back to our military heroes. >> divers have found body after small plane crashed into the hudson river near new york city. they have not confirmed if it is the pilot. the vintage world war ii plane crashed late last night, as marlie hall report, it happened not far from where activities to honor the military are underway. >> reporter: search crews scored the hudson river hoping to retrieve a small world war ii plane after it crashed into the water friday evening. >> i thought it was making a water landing, but then we saw
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the other planes standing around, we saw something is wrong. >> officials say only the pilot was aboard the plane when it went down around 7 30 friday evening. >> you could see him trying to get out of the harness or whatever, whatever strapped to the seatbelt, harness, but he couldn't get out. >> sources tell us they have recovered a body from the crash airplane. >> the area where the plane crashed is in a busy boating corridor where it is not uncommon to see cruise ships, ferris, tour boats, and pleasure craft. the accident happened less than mile away from where captain sullen crashed american flight 1549 after it hit shortly after take off in january of 2009. fire officials say the plane was a part of new york's annual fleet week activities which bridges thousands of people just down the river. marlie hall, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> new this morning, motorcyclist in the hospital
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after an accident on roosevelt boulevard. it happened on the boulevard's southbound lanes at c street around 12 30. the motorcyclist is in stable condition. the cause of the accident is under investigation. friends, family, after hit-and-run victim, want the driver to turn himself in. philadelphia police continue their search this morning, for the driver who hit and killed a kensington pastor yesterday. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt has new information. >> 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. >> 57 year old leone, one after kind, so says his friends and pastor, cloudio. >> he was a good man. he was a humble man. he was a person that liked people, doesn't matter who he was. >> leon was working at his usual kensington ministry on front street thursday night. as he was getting out of this
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van someone in a saab hit leon, dragging him about 20 feet. the driver kept going. leon died at a local hospital. >> i saw the people trying to help this gentleman out. he was on the floor, everybody was frantic. >> investigators located a car park with a saab logo on the scene. leon's brother told "eyewitness news", he dedicated his life to helping others. he was a pastor helping recovering addict get back on their feet, as authorities continue the official investigation, those who knew leon are begging the driver to come forward. >> people it, life of a good man, 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 forward, don't be hiding because sooner or later you know they are going to get you, they're going to get caught. >> police are looking for a saab years 2003 to 2007 that has significant passenger side damage. if you have any information, give police a call.
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reporting at philadelphia police headquarters, david spunt, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". philadelphia police also need your help identify being a group of teenagers in overbrook. one of the boys attacked a 651 year old man as he was walking his dog on 66 street another malvern avenue last saturday. the victim suffered a broken nose. police say the teen was in the company of four other boys, they were all seen on surveillance video trying to open car doors in the area. >> a 17 year old student at north penn high school now faces arson-related charges on tuesday, police say, the juvenile started a fire in high school's band storage room. students and staff were evacuated and the school day was canceled. the building suffered severe structural and smoke damage. the charges include multiple felonies and the student is being head at the montgomery county youth center. >> and historic moment at hero shima, coming up next on "eyewitness news". >> president obama honors the
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victims of the atomic bombing here in hiroshima. what the survivors say about the historic visit. i'm weijia jiang in japan with that story coming up. >> new study reignites the debate over the study of cell phones, i'm in los angeles with details coming up. >> and an amazing discovery, beneath a storm battered home in new jersey. what crews unearth when "eyewitness news" continues. we'll be right bacon supreme omelet breakfast sandwich,
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back now on "eyewitness news" with demonstration supporting victims of child sex abuse and a law to help get them justice members to abolish child sexual abuse stood outside charles bay mayo seminary in wynnewood, urging philadelphia catholic church leaders to support house bill 1947t would extenders the statute of limitations for child sex abuse cases, sources in the church claim changes to the statute could bankrupt the archdioces. >> donald trump says he'll not debate benders err sanders ahead of the california primary. decision comes as hundreds, of protesters clash with police and each other at trump rally in san diego. earlier the presumptive republican nominee attacked his likely democratic opponent hillary clinton in fresno, accusing her of having bad judgement. clinton returned fire in oakland, calling trump a bully. meanwhile, sanders rallied supporters at san pedro, trying to pull an up take in
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the golden state. >> president obama makes history becoming the first sitting us president to visit hiroshima since atomic bomb whiled out the city during world war ii, used it to look to the future, ending nuclear warfare. correspondent weijia jiang has the details. >> president obama honored the one hundred 40 thousand lives love after the ss dropped atomic bomb in hiroshima in 1945. >> on bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the worlds was changed. >> the somber ceremony was held 12 hundred feet from the epi-center of the blast, it was short, but emotional. president obama, and japanese prime minister, aba, looked at the iconic dome that endured the explosion, the president embrace add survivor and spoke about the brutality of the bombing. >> mere words cannot give voice to such suffering.
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>> president obama did not offer an apology for the attack. the survivors we spoke with say they never expected one. >> this is not a problem that can be settled just by saying i'm sorry. it is not that light. >> instead, 79 year old amico wants president obama to fight for a nuclear-free world. she remembers losing all her hair after the bombing and being sick to her stomach. her older sister died. >> when i see a sunset it, remind me of that night of august 6, when all of those people were dying under those fires. >> she said she is thankful the president acknowledged what happened. >> it is the first year of a real -- after true friendship between japan and the united state. she said it is a new chapter for both countries, more than 7 decades in the making. weijia jiang, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". well, it is finally starting to feel like summer
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just in time for the memorial day weekends, have you been able to get out there on the shore, the beaches yet? >> i haven't been on the beaches yet, memorial day, yes, hot day outside. i liked the heat, a lot of people maybe complaining little bit, little too humid too quick. hey, i have no problems. >> me neither, had such rainy and in the morning when i'm out there, chilly weather, so i'm loving. >> well deserved. 90 degrees once again today, rain chances in during later in the weekends but overall not that bad. this time of year we had some harsh memorial days in the past, where it could be cool. not happening this weekend. outside right now, we got you covered here with some nice daylight, getting ready here, across the delaware vale so, manually clear sky. we will see some clouds around today, but that's not going to inhibit the sunshine too much. it will warm us up real good. and it will be fast. temperatures struggling or hovering around 70 degrees right now, rapidly climbing up to the 80s during the morning hours, so here are some your holiday headlines, hot, humid today, sunshine, clouds, so pretty much dry everywhere the
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exception maybe up in the mountains, could get stray shower, late today. now, tomorrow, we will see more clouds start to return, chance for some showers and storms, again, mainly late afternoon and evening, so most of the daytime, does stay dry, on sunday, and then monday, not as hot, we will deal with more clouds, off and on showers, maybe even few thunderstorms, so certainly today, and first half of tomorrow it, best times to get outside, if you have outdoor plans. and we'll have to keep an eye on monday to see how much rain we actually do get. 68 millville, 7 # 0 in the capitol city of delaware, 67 up in newark, so everybody pretty much similar right now, nice mild start to the day, typical for early to mid summer for our morning temperatures hovering around 70, 70 still pottstown, may drop another degree right before sunrise. not much happening on storm scan3, just few thin clouds rolling on through from north to south today. we will see few more build, just due it the daytime heating this afternoon, but like i said, most areas staying dry, the exception, up in the mountains. now, one thing we do have to
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watch. this is what could impact our forecast for memorial day, this is a tropical system, trying to develop, this is tropical depression number 2, of the season, if you remember, we had one back in january, if this becomes named, which it could, later today there is would become bonnie, and the forecast, kind of keeps it hovering around the carolinas over the weekends, but some of that moisture could get as far northward into the delaware valley later sunday night, monday, so we have to keep an eye on that on exact track, see if that storm does develop. but today, no threat for any rain, temperatures upper 80s to around 09 degrees, it is hot, it is humid. tomorrow maybe spotty shower, storm, coming in late during the day, then we have to watch to the south. some of the moisture could get transported up northward, still 70, a low 80s, monday, at this ., i wouldn't cancel plans just yet, indication dollars we could end up being on the drier side of monday, depends how many the storm shapes up. to the mountains, spotty late day storm possible, 84 degrees, some sunshine tomorrow maybe storm late. most likely during the evening
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hours, then monday watch out for the shower chances, temps back to the 70s up in the mountains for memorial day. at the shore today lots of sunshine, 80 degrees, nice cooling effect with the ocean water only at 59 degrees. uv index though very high, nine out of ten, make sure to apply the sun block, so through the day today again just few clouds, with that daytime heating, spotty shower, sprinkle up toward the mountains, tomorrow morning could be some fog, especially along the coastal areas, then some morning sunshine, then we have to watch out for some showers, try to get in here, for the late afternoon-evening time frame. temperatures today surge to go near 90 over a lot of locations, exception right along the shore, tonight, another muggy night in the 60s, and then tomorrow, little cooler with some clouds, temps generally in the mid 80s, still well above average. so hot, humid today, 90 degrees, tonight we bring it down to 68, partly cloudy hearings is the extended forecast, tomorrow still humid at 86. monday watch out for the showers, tuesday, back to 86 with some sun. next week looking pleasant, low humidity if you like that
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near 80 on thursday. jan, back to you. >> justin, thanks. >> on the health watch, new study linking cell phone use to cancer appears to be raising some eyebrows. it links tumors and rats to exposure cell phone radiation. edward laurence with more on the research. >> a new government study finds slight increases in brain and heart tumors, in male rats exposed to cell phone radiation. >> these findings are potentially of interest to the discussion over the cell phone safety issues. >> the rats were exposed to heavy radiation for nine hours a day, every day, for two years. female rats in the stud bring not affected. and rats not exposed to cell phone radiation died at a higher rate than those that were. and outside reviewer of the research wrote i am unable to except the author's conclusions. i suspect this experiment is substantially under powered, and that the few positive results found reflect false-positive findings. >> there has been a long standing concern that radiation from cell phones
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could be linked to cancer in people. but with no definitive finding, there is no recommendation to change phone habit. >> the american cancer society says the study is one part of the scientific puzzle. but we don't have all of the pieces yet. >> to take away from the study that we should be cautious, especially about children using cell phones, especially children using cell phones for prolonged period of time. >> the study authors also emphasize these findings are partial, and preliminary. edward laurence, for cbs news, los angeles. and still ahead: memorial day weekends bridges with it the first summer block buster. >> i'm kevin frazier, coming up: jennifer laurence leads new class of mutants in
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johnny dep served restraining order at the request of his estranged wife. actress amber her said the saturday fight result in the dep throwing a cell phone at her which reportedly left a bruise on her face, sight irreconciliable differences asking for spousal report, but depp's response asked a judge to deny that request. the xmen are back on the big screen with some new characters in the mix. kevin frazier from entertainment tonight takes you behind the scenes with the latest superhero block buster. >> this week jennifer laurence leads new group of xmen with old favorite stopping by to defeat probably the biggest bad guy of them all.
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xmen apocalypse. >> everything they've built will fall. >> that is apocalypse played by oscar isaac, ancient mutant, who want to destroy the human race. >> i took him. the world needs the xmen. >> that's when jennifer laurence's mystique takes the lead, helping train and assemble the newest class of xmen to save the world. >> if i'm going to ... i'm going to teach them to fight. >> not all of her student rent well behaved. nicholas hope, a/k/a beast, decided to play class clown. >> when i was giving the big speech at the end, to the students, because nick was in his beast costume, he was just -- he kept act being like it was a dj boot, so i would be in the middle of my big mono lowering, and repeat part of my speech, then did he one where i was giving a speech and he was walking hine me, and was repeating everything that i said, shouting it, like
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i was like forget everything you learned, everything. forget everything you think you know. none of that matters. you're not student any more. you're xmen. >> for entertainment tonight, i am kevin frazier, back to you in the studio. >> and of course for all of the latest news from hollywood watch entertainment tonight. it is on every week night at 7. right here on cbs-3. >> steamy start to the holiday weekends and coming up in our next half hour of "eyewitness news", we will have some advice for you, to keep you and your family safe, now that it is finally starting to feel like summer. plus this: >> all aboard the sun and fun at the jersey shore, i'm cleve bryan, coming up why people say memorial day weekends is already off to a great start. >> and on the lighter side of politics, the fly that wanted to share the spotlight with donald trump. how it had the internet
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good morning, i'm jan carabeo, looks like the heat is back and just in time for memorial day weekends and the un off recall start of summer. meteorologist, justin drabick, out on the skydeck with eyewitness weather. justin, how is it feeling out there this morning, muggy yet?
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>> already muggy conditions right now, you know that's a sign of things to come there is afternoon, another hot, humid day, and we are going for day number 3 of reaching 90 degrees here in philadelphia international airport, so, we have the summer forecast going, good day to hang outside at the pool, maybe hit the shore cool down little bit. but temperatures around the region this morning, pretty mild, in the 60s, to about 70 degrees, 69 at the airport, 65 already up in mount pocono, and at the atlantic city airport just inland at 67 degrees. across the region, 70 in reading, 70 in dover, delaware, 68 in wilmington, the suburbs kind of the same deal this morning, we have some cleared skies, and again, humidity levels are going to be on the rise throughout the morning into the afternoon. quiet on storm scan3, this is what we will deal with today, that's great news for outdoor plans, exception, maybe late afternoon, evening, could be stray shower or storm, up in the mountains, that's about it, what to expect this morning, clear skies, 60s, 70s for the temperatures, hot and humid afternoon, temps upper 80s to around 90 degrees, over
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a lot of locations, the exception will be down at the shore. where temperature there right around 80, but a lot of sunshine, nice breeze, coming in off that ocean, ocean water temperature chilly at 59 degrees currently off atlantic city, fosh cast rest of the weekend still stays summer like, pattern holds the temperatures well above average, how long it last also we check out the 7 day in just a few more minutes, jan, over to you. >> sounds good, thank you. >> with justin predicting hot day, people are trying to enjoy the memorial day weekend festivities, also trying to keep cool anita oh, with what you can do to beat the heat. good morning. >> good morning, january. we have seen few runners, up bright and early taking to the trails before it gets too hot, and there is nice breeze along the schuylkill river right now keeping us cool. enjoying it but not going to stick around, experts are warning that once those temperatures spike so does the risks of heat related illness,
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injury, even death, national weather service says last year 45 people died as a result of heat extreme heat. four right here in pennsylvania. as we were out yesterday and talking to people, some parent told us this yes making sure their kids had plenty of sunscreen on, wearing hats, while some are scrambling for shade, other like michael mccann didn't let the heat and humidity stop them from making a five mile run. first hot day of the year, i'm running right back to my air-conditioning. >> so as you head out to enjoy your holiday weekend, tips, stay hydrated, drink plenty every water, wait light wheat light colored clothing nervelet pet or kids inside hot car with the windows up, that's the latest here from kelly drive, anita oh, cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
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>> good advice, thank you, and eat a triple a says nearly 09% of all travelers this memorial day weekend are hits the road and it is a good time to do it, drivers are cashing in on the best gas prices in over a decade. , ooh cents a gallon cheaper than last year. >> with the bikes and everything, 20 miles a gallon. so, it is not as bad as it could be go leaper than applying for six. >> average is 2.26 per gallonment tank every gas will get you to the jersey shore and back, so far so good for the summer tourist season too, "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan is in cape may county with the waves rolling in, scarily a cloud in the sky, beach lovers had their dream come true to kick off memorial day weekend. from northeast philadelphia,
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made a mother-daughter day. >> came on the beach, real nice, relaxing, it wasn't too hotment. >> soggy spring made some nervous about the unofficial kick off to summer but the sun and visitors were -- >> open for business. >> at the shore, buzzing with excitement. >> with the weather we're expecting it weekends it will be great. >> employees hard at work in anticipation of hungary customers and they think 2016 has the recipe for success. >> the one is her number one, fresh seafood, but we're ready, the fish great, jeong unloaded lobster boat, ready to sell them, and everything else that goes with it. >> crowds at the shore are expected to be at or above record levels, thanks to improving economy, and relatively low gas prices. but the top factor for successful summer at the shore as you might expect the weather.
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>> it is awesome, to have this kind of weather, you couldn't ask for anything better. >> beautiful weekend, say you should leave early, anticipate longer than usual drive time. sea isle, cleve bryan, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> and there is a lot to do this memorial day weekends, we have a special section at check out the forecast, plus, a get away guide, barbeque recipes, also learn how to give back to our military heroes. well, if you are going by air, it is a test for the ts a and your patience, the agency has added hundreds of screen tears help speed up those long lines at airports all across the country. airlines also warn it will get more difficult to help passengers who missed flights because of the line. with a estimated 2 and a half million people flying this weekend, fewer available seats. >> striking verizon employees may be back on the job next week, the company and the union reached an agreement in principal on four year contract.
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about 39 thousand cable and land line employees and 9 eastern state have been on strike since april had been working since last august, negotiating for the past 2 weeks. now, as we pause this weekend to remember america's fallen heroes, one veteran's project in philadelphia, is experience ago roadblock. but as "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos explains, help to get the project moving is now on the way. >> old high school in kensington could soon turn into this. >> calling edison 64. >> it will be housing and services center for homeless veterans. >> transform ago high school lost so many years ago. >> 54 veterans that died in viet nam that graduated from had high school, largest number of vets from any high school in the country that died into viet nam. >> the president of the company that owns the buildings says two issues
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causing delays. >> number one, we need funding nor. >> the 800 page application though for state funds something in. >> they will tell us june 15. >> the 2 issue has to do with rubber. lots of it. in the form of illegally dumped tires. >> this whole truck has been full, few bad eggs that still feel that this is a good and necessary way of pertaining the business. >> kevin noon the project manager said he called the city for month even providing license plate after truck whose driver was illegally drumming -- dumbing. >> for me to staff this, proper recycling area there is would cost myself role thousand dollars. >> but no response until we reached out to sit officials. >> certainly we will address it, we are sending a crew out today. >> the crew arrived within hours. >> carting away three garbage truckloads of tires. >> yep, mosquitos -- >> and allowing this important project to move one step closer to completion. >> are you pleased with the
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city's response? >> i'm elated. i can't be happier. >> so if funding is approved for this project, the developer says, this could turn into set ran homeless housing in as little as 18 months. reporting here, north philadelphia, i'm greg argos, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". and two huge potholes causing traffic headaches in northern liberties are now getting fixed. we first brought this story on thursday. the wholes turned up on willow street between fourth and fifth after underground work few month ago. within an hour of a report, crews headed out to do repair work. >> and new jersey family makes an incredible discovery, beneath their home. workers raising the monmouth county house after it was damaged by super storm sandy discovered a boat. it is believed to date back to the 1800s, eileen scanlon says that's not the only thing they learned about their house. >> the boat was the foundation. the edges of those walls were actually coming down, and
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being supported by this boat. >> wow. archeologist haves not determined the he can act age of the boat. the scanlan's are reaching out to local museums and university to try and learn more. just incredible. a close call. still ahead on "eyewitness news". how a fallen tree nearly knocked out a new jersey police officer right there. the frightening moments were all captured on camera. wow. and also ahead, social media, once again, obsessing over donald trump's hair. >> this one kind of grosses me out little bit. more specific lip what is in his hair right there. we will explain what the buzz is all about. >> and finally, feeling like summer just in time for the holiday weekends, justin is back to tell us which day you might want to change your outdoor plans, that's coming up next. stay with us.
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crashing down. the officer got out of the way, avoided more serious injuries there, incredible, but did he break his wrist and received 13 stitches on the top of his head. >> wow. >> rough weather is threatening parts of texas this weekend. more than a foot and a half of rain has fallen in the past 24 hours. leaving roads and homes underwater. at least one person has died and several others were missing, don champion is: >> for the last 24 hours, rescue choppers have been plucking desperate people off rooftops of homes and submerged cars in several texas towns. rain poured down in buckets, more than 18 inches in a days time. quickly rising waters, washed out roads, and washed cars away. 21 year old darren mitchell posted this haunting facebook photo as water topped the roof of his truck, he wrote: all i wanted to do was go home. a short while later, he
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disappeared. after fields were flooded in chapel hill, ranchers tried desperately to save their cattle by herding them toward the shore. home own remembers only now just beginning to soak in the damage. >> super scary. you don't know what to do. >> entire neighborhood cut off. the 2 time it happened in a year. >> what are you going do? >> i'm probably going to have to move. and i don't want to move. >> as you can see, the water has already start today recede in some places there is home, and these cars, were all flooded, the severe weather threat is far from over here, though. thunderstorms are expected over the next week. in bastrop county texas. >> that's incredible, foot and a half there justin in 24 hours, incredible stuff. sounds like our weekend though is pretty good at least for the most part? >> great news for the holiday weekends, a lot of people just trying to get out to the shore and just outside anywhere, past couple of weeks, finally nice stretch of weather on the hot side though. that's good news for the
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beach-goers, the ocean chilly, hanging around upper 50's, 6 of 0 degrees. so nice cooling effect off the water. nice and quiet so far this morning, and margate, waves pretty calm. they'll kick up this afternoon out of the south 15 to 20 miles per hour, get ready for breezy day down at the shore, nice and pleasant, temperatures there around 80 degrees, you get inland, nice stretch of 90s going. this could be day 3. officially make it the first heatwave of the season in philadelphia, as if we do hit 90 today. stays warm, humid, through the rest of the holiday weekends, temperatures do lower little bit for memorial day, due to showers, you can see, women above average, 77 where we should be for this time of year. the reason is we are just locked into a pattern that's typical for the middle of summer. see this happen a lot in late june, into july, high pressure over the mid-atlantic, get big ridge in the jet stream, allows the warmth to really expands beneath the high pressure system, but one storm system that's to worry about is tropical system that made develop over the next 12-24
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hours, could bring some rain in for memorial day. until then, nice and dry, mainly clear this morning, fair weather clouds building on through, but look across the mid-atlantic, northeast, not much happening at all, because the high pressure system blocks any storms from developing. temperatures upper 60s to 70, so mild start to our saturday, pretty muggy right now, humidity level increases little bit through the afternoon, and it is warm throughout the entire eastern half of the us. underneath that ridge of high pressure. so, i mention, the potential tropical system corks become bonnie, sometime today if it does form, low pressure off the coast of florida, try to bring some moisture northward, could get into the delaware valley, later on sunday and into monday. not direct hit from this tropical system. just get some rainout ahead of the storm as the storm just kinds of stalls out across the carolinas over the next few days, the key is here, how fast does it develop? does it develop? if it doesn't, just kind of hangs to the south, we may make it through monday, drier, maybe just couple of showers. but there is potential for some downpours, certainly,
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first half of monday. at the shore today, sunny, 80 degrees, dry, tomorrow, watch out for some more clouds coming in sunday afternoon, could be shower late in the day. better chance of some showers around specially monday morning, maybe just hanging out at home at your pool in the backyard, hot one today inland 90 degrees, hot, humid, wear the sun block, uv index hi, burn timeless than ten minutes without any protection. through the day today, just few afternoon clouds, due to the daytime heating. tonight maybe early shower up in the poconos. now, tomorrow morning, watch out for potential fog along the shore points. we have nice southeast breeze that will kick in, ocean still chilly. so helps develop the fog into the afternoon, peaks of sun, clouds, watch out for some showers, late in the day, potentially, on sunday, and those shower chances increase sunday night. today look at. that will upper 80s to around 90 degrees for a lot of locations away from the water tonight still mild, 6's to about 70 degrees. tomorrow slightly cooler, mid 80s though but still warm for this time of year. so for today, 90 degrees for philadelphia, hot, humid.
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tonight, partly cloudy, warm, muggy at 68 for the city little cooler in the suburbs. here is the extended forecast sunday still not bad. the shower chances come in late in the day. 86 degrees monday. still have to watch chance for off and on showers, 81, next week looks nice, keep it in the 80s through wednesday, then humidity drops, some people like the lower humidity, i like it hot and humid. that's just me. >> i'm liking this forecast. i have no complaints. >> good, good. >> here is a question for you, justin, have you her a fly or bug or something interrupt a live shot or weather report that you've done? >> no, that's like one of my worse nightmare. >> sometimes i have little nats, but not quite lie this, fly grabbed the attention during donald trump rally. here is the buzz. >> reporter: donald trump loves to speak on the fly. but suddenly there is a fly on the donald. where else? >> whether we love it or hate it, it is my hair. >> the fly sure seemed to love it. tv cameras zoomed in for the close up. >> we are going have the wall.
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we're going to have the wall. we'll have that wall. >> no wall would have kept out this fly. even when the donald turns, the fly stuck with him. it was still there when he turned back around. >> so -- >> know donald didn't swat at t he didn't seem to know it was there. but at least flies are bipartisan. 2008 they buzzed democrats at the debate, from joe biden to hillary clinton to barack obama. >> in the hills between afghanistan and pakistan. >> anaconda rice had to fend one off on sunday morning talk show. >> this is about the pakistani people. we got a failed state in afghanistan. >> sore bye that fly that's in here. >> me too. >> but sometimes a flying intrude is her welcomed. remember the bird that landed on bernie's podium? >> it got a plows. why not the fly? trump may talk the talk of a tough guy but whether it comes to actually slaying flies?
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>> hey, get out of here. >> president obama's the one dubbed the human fly swatter. >> nice. >> now, where we we? >> president even picked up the corpsement the fly and the donald only visible for 30 seconds. but the internet pounced there is fly has found his disney lands in trump's hair, tweeted another critic, it can smell the bs. honestly, who wants to be a fly on the wall when you could be a fly in a donald's hair? we can just imagine what that fly is saying. jeannie moos new
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cavaliers are head to the nba finals for the 2 consecutive season. late last night, they beat the toronto raptors, 113-87 to win the eastern conference, four games to 2. this will be the 6 consecutive nba finals appearance for labron james. the cavs will face oklahoma city if the thunder beats golden state in game 6 of the western finals tonight. now here's don bell with the rest of eyewitness sports. another matinee game for the phils jarrod will be on the bump. now the fighting's offense was mia yesterday as the cubs bats went off at wrigley field. the highlight, wind blowing out at wrigley. phillies manager pete mccann on, out of chicago, welcome home. game tied at one in the fourth. now, jorge offer of adam morgan. get up and get -- off the scoreboard 2-1, cubbies. later in the fourth, david ross doing the same. same direction. not the same highlight. just keeps going over and over
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again to westfield. waiver land avenue. it is five-one. two-time world series champ and pitched one run ball, also had 7. out. in the fifth inning, more bully ball by the cubs. >> this time chris bryant. going solo. cubs win, cubs win. 6-2, your final score. mike, headed to houston, according to too many reports, to count. he'll be the next head coach of the rockets. now, this won't be his first rodeo. he was offensive genius with the suns in the mid 2 thousand's, however, he also had miserable accidents with the nicks and lakers in this past season, was assistant coach for the sixers. and, speaking of the sixers, they are reportedly a trade market for okafor and noel. one of the big men will be traded leading up to the nba draft june 23 if all players are healthy next season team would have a log jam in the front court. embiid, expected to finally play, along with darr yo. stay tuned.
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>> 3 flyers will play in the world cup of hockey. claude giroux for team canada. rookie shane, on team north america, and team europe adds pierre edward. the two week tournament starts september 17 in toronto. now, if you take a spin around the art museum this weekend, notice, it has a different look. inaugural street soccer usa philly cup is this weekend runs through sunday, teams from philly and around the country will compete on four on four, 15 minute matchups, soccer stadium located at the base of the steps. players ages 6 through adult. soccer fans can actually register and play pick up games, as well. the american heart association and the eagles hooked up for nfl play 60 challenge at the nova care complex yesterday. 125 students from five elementary schools got a chance to compete and run some drums. the nfl played 06 campaigning, encourages kids to play 60 minutes, a day. >> and that's all for sports, i'm don bell, have a great
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holiday weekends. and coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this saturday morning. we are learning more about the victim from a deadly hit-and-run in kensington. we'll have the latest on the search for the driver still ahead. also, a special surprise for a navy lieutenant in marlton. the trick that brought her to the event. and the honor she is receiving. >> and today could officially make it the first heatwave of the year. justin is keeping an eye on the tropics, how it could affect your memorial day plans, that's all coming up.
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from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a vintage plane plummets, out of the sky, and into new york's hudson river. divers finds a body in the water. >> also ahead, the kick off to the summer season down the shore, people are packing the beaches, and the board. >> but, have the water and sunglasses ready to go, though, the sun is back, just in time to heat things up for the holiday weekends. today is saturday, may 28, good morning, i'm jan carabeo. rahel solomon will be here tonight. >> here is meteorologist, justin drabick, with eyewitness weather. justin, i can't see how anyone has a complaint about this weather. >> i'm with you. >> i don't know about this humidity issue that they're having, but i'm l


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