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>> was swiping around, no specific pump, just keating anybody and anything. >> horror and and wish, we learn, new details this morning about the orlando night club shooting. >> at this hour, many family members are still waiting for word on their loved ones. we'll have much more on the orlando night club shooting in just a foam, first here's what you need to know to start your day with a morning minute. >> ♪ >> this was an act of terror. and an act of hate. >> america is reeling from the worse mass shooting in our country ace history. >> fifty people were killed, 53 injured, when omar mateen opened fire inside a gay night club in orlando.
we now know that two of the victims are from the philadelphia area, flags are flying at half staff this morning, as well, at philadelphia mourns the lives lost. the lgbt community supported enforce yesterday during philly pride. >> i think it is important we all stand together, we not allow hate and terror to drive us back into the closet. >> additional firearm, high capacity magazines. >> police say heavily armed inch andes a man arrested on his way to a gay pride parade in saint monica, california. >> tough, a place wherever race, creed, sexuality and gender is equal, is embraced and is loved. >> i remember, so we got to go, got to get the job done, got a new fight -- >> last night's tony awards was dedicated to the victims of the shooting in orlando, we'll have more highlights and
run down of the winners coming up later in the show. >> lot of last minute changes made to honor those victims, katie is live on the skydeck with a check on your forecast, katy? >> good morning to you both. thanks are very tranquil i'll say here on the cbs-3 skydeck, little breezy as the day progress, not quite the wind of yesterday thankfully however. we are however going to see high pressure build in, bring us pretty nice day overall. so nice and tran will, notice i do have the jacket on, when you see the temperatures you'll know why. live neighborhood network currently stands in the 50's, north wind ever changing right before your eyes here, this is a look outside kutztown area middle school. we have basically a completely clear sky, couple of clouds in the distance, but nothing major out there in terms every any cloud cover. today's primarily sunny, notice that breeze, primarily out of the north today. let's move things forward, if we can, if the clicker decides to cooperate with me, storm scan3, nice and tranquil. few clouds, but overall quiet.
what can you expected to? cooler day by comparison, still very comfortable, though, and with that light breeze with low humidity nice day, by tonight quite comfortable as well. looking at the hour by hour, couple of choice hours of the day ahead, nothing but sunshine, as we hit 7:00 p.m. in the mid 70s, we should top off right around 78, at the height of the afternoon, about 3:00 p.m. or so. so it is a nice day, cooler than average by at least couple of degrees, with the low humidity, than refreshing breeze, meisha, pretty quiet way to kick start our week in the world of weather. >> sure; katie, thank you so much. you look beautiful out there. all right, you guy, i'm going to pull your a schenn sean right now to an accident, video after accident, fortunately, that we're just getting casino every cleared out of the way right now, very serious accident, on the blue route northbound and southbound, for awhile all lanes block. >> this accident did involve one fatality, happened just before 3:00 a.m. this was near media swarthmore. right now though however, if we can switch, there go, look at this, blue route at mcdade
there is was just all blocked, i would say, 15 minute ago. now, it is all clear, both moving in the northbound and southbound side. that accident has been completely cleared. so for those every you wait to go clear before you get out there on to the blue route, looking good right now, crews are out, there the debris, it is all been lifted so looking good on the blue route. moving along though, i want to pull your a schenn ton to another serious accident route 55 southbound between route 553 and little mill road. this again is a serious accident, someone was ejected from their vehicle, all lanes are blocked right now, i'll have up a date coming up in about ten minute on this one, another accident in hatboro byberry road at davisville road. and another one in norristown, main street, at sandberg street, overall this monday morning has started out very very busy and continues to be very busy, give yourself couple of the extra minute this morning, you will need it. nicole, over to you. >> meisha, thanks so much. we do have more details this morning, about the gunman behind the worse mass shooting in our country.
at least 50 people are dead, 53 more are hurt, and two of those killed are from philadelphia. now, their names have not yet been release. we do know omar mateen on the fbi radar, been interviewed back in 2013, investigators say mateen walked into the crowd pulled, the crowded pulled night club, rather, early sunday morning, caring assault rifle. they say he then sprayed a helpless crowd with a birrage every bullet. >> they were like -- people wounded, just to get them out of the way, yes, probably the worse i ever felt in my entire life. >> the atf says mateen legally bought the guns used in yesterday's massacre. some family members are still waiting to find out if their loved ones are dead or alive. >> meantime, president barack obama addressed the nation following the deadly mass shooting in us history calling it an act of terror, and an act of hate.
>> this is a sobering reminder that attacks on any americans, regardless every race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation, is an attack on all of us. and on the funds mental values of equality and dignity, that define us as a country. >> the president also commented on the gun control debate, saying this is just another reminder of how easy it is to get ahold after gun. and kill people. >> the shooting has prompted the presidential candidates to adjust their schedules and shift their focus, vermont senator bernie sanders called the attack horrific and unthinkable. >> isis must be destroyed and that we have got to do everything humanly possible to prevent these types of tragedies from occurring again. >> hillary clinton has postponed wednesday's joint campaign appearance with president obama. in a statement, she wrote. the. the gunman attacked a lgbt
night club during pride month. to the lgb community, please know you have millions of allies across our country, i am one of them, we will keep fighting for your right to live freely, openly, and without fear. hate has absolutely no place in america. end quote. donald trump is changing the subject of today's speech in new hampshire to terrorism. yesterday he demanded president obama resign because he didn't use the words rad cam islam in his comment about the shooting. trump went ton say if we do not get smart and tough real fast we will not have a country any more, because our leaders are week. i said this was going to happen and it is only going to get worse. i am trying to save lives and prevent the next terrorist attack. we can't afford to be politically correct any more. end quote. well, we do know that some of the victims in the night club shooting were from this area. >> many will gather today in philadelphia, for a vigil honoring all of the victims. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo live at city hall with the very latest, jan?
>> reporter: brooke, nicole, that's right, we now know that two of the victims were from the philadelphia area, their names have not yet been released. we also now know that an intern who was working in philadelphia was at that night club, was shot and injured, she is expected to be okay. in the meantime, happening here at city hall, little later on today, candlelight vigil for all who have been impacted. >> take a look at the video flags are now flying at half staff, here at city hall as well, as philadelphia mourns the 50 people who were killed in a dozens injuries in orlando one day ago. the lgbt community supported in force yesterday during philly pride. the crowds were chore full and colorful, during the parade and festivities afterward many saying they could think of no better way to show their support. but what happened in orlando levelly on everyone's mind, many determined to honor the lives lost, by making a bold statement. >> we shouldn't be scared or intimidated by anything, you know, just for being ourselves
that we enjoy. just living our lives. no matter how many times our community has been hit and hurt by violence, we pick ourselves up and say we're going to have pride no matter what you try to do with us. >> now, that candlelight vigil being held here at city hall at the north apron at 6:30 tonight. reporting live in center city, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", nicole, brooke, back into you. >> jan, thanks so much. pope francis is also reacting to the deadly rampage in orlando. >> the pope says he was shaken by the shooting and the vatican released this statement. it says in part: pope francis joins the families of victims and all of the injured in prayer and in compassion. sharing in their indescribable suffering, he entrust cents them to the lords so they may find comfort. >> queen elizabeth expressed her condolances for the victims and families. the queen tweeted: prince philip and i have been shock by the event in orlando. our authority and prayers are with all of those who have
been affect the. >> and benjamin netanyahu israeli prime minister has taken to twitter to express his feelings, orlando is thousands of miles from israel, but the tragedy there has deeply sad ends me. we israelis feel your pain, as if it were our own. >> and our own greg argos on his way to orlando this morning, watch for his live reports throughout the day on cbs-3 and the "cw philly". >> and our coverage of the or lane dough night club shooting continues after the break. coming up next: rolling up their sleeves, to help the victims in orlando. but not everyone is allowed to donate blood. find out why some people are being turned away. >> when we come back, see the moment of silence at the stanley cup playoff. pat gallen here with details on the team who won the stanley cup on the road again next.
welcome back, the investigation into the worse mass shooting in us history intensifies this morning. >> at least 50 people are dead, and dozens more are hurt inside a gay club in orlando, florida. dozen every bodies still slowly being removed from the pulled night club. authorities say 29 year old omar mateen armed with assault rifle and handgun opened fire into the crowd early yesterday morning. mateen was shot dead by swat officers. >> donors lined up for hours in orlando doing what they could to help the victims. however, many gay and by sexual men were unable to donate. the fda bans blood donation
frost men who have had sex with other men in the past year. the bands was implemented in 1983 to help stop the spread of hiv. >> new york sit's empire state building went dark overnight, its iconic lights were blacked out in memories of the shooting. >> 5:45, a lot of people weak waking up this monday morning, not hog to you to feel. >> very, very tough morning. and at least what i can report is that things are nice and quiet, in the weather department. so, all you need to prepare for the day is a pair of shades, nice and trans will, and the wet letter stay calm for us as we get the week started on pretty rough note. take things outside, take a look at this live picture for you, absolutely stunning shot. as the sun has been rising for the last 15 minute or so here another live look for you down the shore in ocean city it is quiet as can be, still a tad breezy as the day progresses but the kinds of winds we experienced at the shore yesterday, myself, witnessed it, numerous umbrellas flying
down the beach that weren't anchor them well enough. we did have so much wind, gusts peaking into the 40's yesterday. but now at this point that wind, still noticeable, but certainly tapered off. and with that said, we check in with the eyewitness weather watchers, temperatures currently finding into the low or mid and up ear's, and there are couple of choice spots where you're a tad milder than that, zoom in, 06 degrees comes in this morning from lynn, in the midst of full sunshine right now, another one just to her south at 61 coming into us from david dutch also nothing but bright sunshine in clementon, new jersey, one topping over the delaware river here in to specifically philadelphia, where the sun also shining for johnny out in the philadelphia area. so, off to quiet start. and we will keep it that way thankfully for the next couple of days. what's happening basically the pattern of the week is this, high pressure for now, what's it doing building south and will eventually see an area of low pressure, actually, front that lift north, then an area of low pressure rides along that through our region over
the next couple of days, now what you will see, nothing but sunshine, do you have couple every days off looking for maybe something to do, poconos would be great place to head, upper 60s today, little breezy but nice day, tuesday we hit 707 very comfortable for mid june san starts -- wednesday, flight withing 80 degrees there. in the city every philadelphia, keeping the pattern just the same, just little warmer, 85 on wednesday, we do start to see those humidity levels beginning to climb on thursday, and that's where we also see shower or thunderstorm, scattered fashion, moving on through with the next disturbance, meisha, over to you. >> thank you. looks like gorgeous week ahead. good morning, bus knit in the world of travel certainly. i would say give yourself couple of extra minute, we are dealing with the beautiful sunshine, pack the sunglasses, this is where we had very serious accident, clear, earlier, blue route, headlight moving in the northbound direction, near media swarthmore, approaching baltimore pike. again, very serious accident here, that's completely cleared. so blue route as you can see is now open. schuylkill tail light moving
in the eastbound direction, at montgomery, you can see, moving both directions, the schuylkill looking real good this morning, but woe had early risers jump out there at about 4:30, continuing to grow since then. ninety-five taillights southbound direction at academy looking good approach all the way down into cottman and girard, all of that kind of looking similar here maybe heating up as we get closer to center city overall looking good. this is where we have another serious active accident. someone was eject from the their vehicle. route 55 southbound, between route 553 and little mill road, all southbound and northbound lanes are blocked right now, you have to take alternate route 47, delsea drive is probably going to be your best bet. so again route 55 both directions all lanes blocked, brooke, over to you. >> stanley cup playoffs are over and the pittsburgh pengwins are the winner. >> they clinch the club away from home, pittsburgh team hasn't won a title at home in more than 50 years, we have to get that jab in there since we're from philly.
pat gallen here, the final hockey series of the season. >> feels like it goes on forever, pretty late of the flyers fans must be loving. >> this since the last time the flyers hoisted stanley cup in the 70s, the pen wins franchise has been one of the most successful. they can add to their collection of hardware, to begin game six of the stanley cup finals last night, between the pen wins and sharks, moment of silence following the night club shooting in orlando, in which 50 people were killed. and 53 other wounded. tough night to play hockey. but they did. and in the second period, tied at one, chris latank, sneak around the net, and sneak one home. pit burying would lead two-one, and that would be the game winner. the pen wins beat san jose three-one to win the fourth stanley cup in team history, the second cup for captain sydney crosby, who won his first back in 2009. >> pen wins fanned packed the spree of pit burying following the victory over the sharks. like you mentioned, nicole,
drought of winning at home continues for pittsburgh. they haven't won a championship in their city since 1960. here's captain crosby on winning his second. >> not easy to get here. and, you know, having won, you know, seven years ago, at a young age, you probably take it for granted a little bit. you don't think you do at the time. but it is not east at this get to this point. so i think just try to enjoy the best you can. >> nhl season ends with the pen wins as the cup winners. we could have nba champion tonight, the warriors lead the cavaliers three games to one, game five is in oakland where golden state can clinch back-to-back titles. >> nice that they did that moment of silence. >> yes. >> tough time to win because fans are so excited. >> tough time to play that game after all of this, but they did it, pen wins are the champs. >> all morning long we will continue to update you on the orlando night club shooting. >> plus this: >> broadway celebrated its biggest night, while remembering a national tragedy.
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than an hour to get the three alarm blaze under control. the flames started on the top floor of the building, but everybody got out safely. a shelter for victims, was open at a school at 42nd and ludlow. inferno involving several cars happened in a wal-mart parking lot in montgomery county. >> at least six cars caught fire outside the store in harleysville. firefighters believe a cigarette butt lit mulch on fire, quickly spread to the cars, it was pretty windy but no reports of anyone hurt. >> and firefighters have contained a forest fire in woodland township new jersey. this is an area covering about 400 acres on the edge of the pine barens, near salve/boulevard. told no homes or businesses are at risk and route 72 has been reopened. >> south jersey community continues to mourn the late singer christina grimmie. vigil planned at the township memorial complex tonight at 8:45. grimmie shot and killed in orlando florida friday night when gunman approached her as
she signed autographs following a concert there. grimmie ' period on the voice in 2014, was considered a rising star. >> tony awards went on in wake of the orlando shooting, at least 50 people killed, and shows thus cure's way records were dedicated to the victims. >> reporter: the tony goes to hamilton. broadway ace break out show hamilton took home 11 tony's. including best musical. on a night overshadowed by the massacre in orlando. >> love is love is love it involve is love is love ... cannot be killed, or swept aside. >> i urge you, orlando, to be strong. >> leslie odom earned him a tony. >> i knew i wanted to thank my brother antis sisters in the cation, i knew he wasn't to thank my wife.
>> also, took home acting trophies. sin these a won best leading actress in a musical for the color purple. while the humans took the prove for best play. >> outside the theater, security was stepped up, while inside the tragedy force last minute changes. >> host james corden opened the show with a expression of solidarity. >> hate will never win. >> the cast of hamilton scrapped weave lure area war muskets from their performance, several stars from the big screen were nominated including jessica jesa lange, took home trio if long days john any tonight. marlie hall, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". and coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", it is the worse mass shooting on us soil. and this morning, we are learning more about the local victims in the orlando night club shooting. we'll have live team coverage. plus, katie's forecast, find
know, it is not a show any more. >> this morning, america is still reeling from the worse mass shooting in us history 50 dead, 53 other injured, after man opens fire inside an orlando night club. and, now, we know, some of the victims were from philadelphia. >> this was act of terror and act of hate. >> president obama condemns the attack as well as we learn more about the man who pulled the trigger. >> and across the nation, signs of solidarity and gay pride we will tell you where vigil planned in our area tonight. good morning to you, today is monday june 13th, i'm nicole brewer in for jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, investigators are digging dope near the life of the gunman behind the deadliest shooting in us history. at least 50 people are dead, 153 more are hurt. omar mateen was on the fbi radar, investigators say mateen opened fire inside