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developing news, bloodshed this baghdad, two car bombs and now a devastating death toll. a tragedy off the new jersey shore this holiday weekend a father and his young son are killed in a jet ski crash. and finishing touches are put on the welcome america stage, we have your guide to what is happening today as the city continues to to celebrate, our nation's independent this july 4th weekend. and today is sunday july 3rd good morning happy holidays to you i'm rahel solomon. lets get started with justin drabick with eyewitness
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weather. for those out and celebrating what will it look like. >> it will be good. we have to check calendar to say it is july. >> so pleasant. >> we have had 40's in the mountains early this morning. >> wow. >> yes, that is jacket weather in the even of july. pretty crazy. we will talk about rain chances towards the upcoming holiday itself. certainly at nighttime hours but until then we're looking good for the most par. we are waking up to clouds and one area to our south has showers. we will talk about that as well but overall, not a bad sunday. so generally mostly cloudy right now in philadelphia we should see more sun this afternoon but very pleasant 69 at the airport. light breeze out of the north at 3 miles an hour and humidity staying on the low side. there is the rainy was talking about initially. we have to go south of dover delaware, lot of it not reaching the ground but we will go in sussex county delaware down toward maryland beaches, we have got showers there, maybe a shower or two into cape may county early this morning. it will improve this morning in the afternoon and then see
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the cloud just around the city around northward. farther north we will see sunshine. sixty-five in allentown. sixty in mount pocono. sixty-four in quakertown. so great conditions outside if you are going for morning jog or work out, outdoors over next few hours. dew points running very low, 40's and 50's indicating a a very dry air mass. that is why we don't to have worry about humid conditions today. high around philadelphia, 84, below average, cloudy skies at the shore upper 70's more sun in the the poconos in the mid 70's, now tomorrow, still overall not a bad day. lower 80's. we will talk about scattered showers returning. we will time it out in the full forecast in a few minutes. >> looking forward to it, thanks justin. once again philadelphia is hosting america's birthday party and welcome america celebration continues. there is a america's birthplace right here in philadelphia cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio live on independent mall there have been events leading up to today and there will be more tonight. >> reporter: there will be
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more tonight because nothing says fourth of july weekend in philadelphia like a free concert by the philly pops. take a look behind me as you can see there are the barricade that are already being put up, the stage, platforms and light are being assembled in advance of the concert. where an estimated 20,000 people are expect to gather here outside of independent hall. it is perfect for fourth of july eve, a free patriotic concert performance by 65 piece pops orchestra and voices of the pops ensemble. if the music from last year is any indication of what is to come it will be a hit. students from the school district of philadelphia all city jazz program will perform tonight at the historic philadelphia block party right here, the at fifth and market streets. be ready to hear familiar sound including music by philadelphia bread stars like chubby checker, boys two men and jill scott. tonight's pop concert is just part of the several days of
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entertainment, including multiple fire works displays, leading up to tomorrow's fourth of july celebrations that will begin with the parade on ben franklin parkway and culminate with the party on the parkway, at fourth of july jam. tony award winning actor leslie odom, o.j.'s and others will perform, filled by the grand finally fire works at 10:00 p.m. of course, you can see preparation for that stage are already underway on the parkway. of course, it is expect to get extremely busy in this area outside of independent hall and as you can see folks are already lining up at the independence visitors center. it is unclear whether they will be in attendance at tonight's concert but you know this area will be crowded. so if you plan to attend the pops on independence hall tonight that begins at 8:00 p.m. get here early. historic philadelphia a block party begins earlier then that and city orchestra will perform at 7:00 p.m.
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there will be a lot of people here rahel wearing their red, white and blue because it is fourth of july weekend in philadelphia a. what else would you be doing. live, cherry greg kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and for a list of where you can catch fire works, family events and other celebration this is weekend head over to our web site the at cbs septa is planning to hold a news conference this afternoon to explain decision to pull all silver liner five train cars off the tracks. now it blames significant structural defect but did not elaborate so hopefully they will be able to do that. the press conference. 120 cars make up one-third of the regional rail fleet. septa says there will be no impact for riders through july . rail line is developing a contingency plan for regular weekday travel. a 71 year-old man has tied after getting pulled under a septa bus in west philadelphia. it happened on the corner of girard and belmont avenues at 2:30. police say man was running to
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catch the route 15 bus but got caught under the rear tire. the victim's name has in the been released. new jersey marine police are investigating a watercraft collision that killed a father and his young son and third person suffered a wrist injuries. it happened on the creek in atlantic county. "eyewitness news" reporter trang do picks up the story. >> reporter: horrific accident took the lives of the father and son inside somers point. witnesses say pair was on the jet ski when it collided with another jet ski just before 5:00 p.m. on the creek. and melissa splendido was bringing in her boat when she saw police, tow boats boats and police rendering emergency aid to the father. >> very unsettling tonight knowing what had happened and we came upon that i'm thinking about them and their families, and, you know, hoping that everyone is doing okay tonight. >> reporter: medics took the person on the other jet ski to shore memorial hospital, their condition is unknown. no word on the cause of the accident but state police are
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investigating, and meanwhile that family and friend tells us that the father and son were visiting new jersey from out of state. in egg harbor township atlantic county i'm trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we're following developing news out of baghdad this sunday morning, iraqi officials say that a car bombing in a busy shopping district has killed at least 78 people, and wounded 160 others. in an on line statement the islamic state group claimed responsibility for the attack but the statement could not be independently verified. second bombing in eastern baghdad killed five more people and wounded another 16, both areas were packed with families, after breaking fast for ramadan. three students attending american colleges are among 22 victims in the terror attack and hostage crisis in bangladesh, one from florida. wendy gilette brings us up to date on the investigation. >> reporter: amateur video captured gunfire and explosions when commandos moved into end the ten hour
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hostage crisis in bangladesh. at least 28 people were killed in the attack in the capitol city of dhaka, 20 hostages, two police officers and six gunman. some of the more than it does even hostages able to escape described horrific hours inside a popular spanish restaurant in the diplomatic zone. they said the attacker asked hostage toes recite versers the from the koran and if they could not they were tortured and killed. most of the hostages murdered were foreigners. nine from italy, seven from japan and three were attending college in the u.s. two were emery university students in georgia. american citizen, abean and hussein a business school student from dhaka. >> had a bright future so they came here to finish their high studies. >> reporter: third stein taraji jane was a sophomore. the islamic state claimed
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responsibility for the attack saying it was targeted what it called citizens of crusaders country. the prime minister of bangladesh called for two days of national mourning. wendy gel lit for cbs news. president obama is calle lie weasel a great moral voice of our time. noble peace prize winner and holocaust survivor died saturday. the at 15 weasel was sent to the auschwitz concentration camp. his first book night was devastating account of the holocaust. he would spend his life advocating for holocaust remembrance. eli weasel was 87. still to come this morning wild fires out west and people are still forced to evacuate, we will tell you why it difficulties for fire fighters to get the upper hand on these flames, justin. good morning everyone, waking up to pleasant temperatures, clouds in the area right now but we will talk about rain chances for the holiday, we will explain when we check eyewitness weather. do you want to be in the circus? i'm pat gallen and one local camp is turning your summer
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upside down. as we head to break we want to wish you a happy fourth of july. if you are looking for something to do to celebrate we have you covered. take a look at your screen. we have a list of the different places to catch july fire works around the city this weekend. we will be right back.
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investigators are trying to find out what caused a house fire that killed a delaware county couple, theodore and barbara fine, both 58, flames destroyed their home in the 600 block of cedar lane in morton. fire investigators say it started on the rear deck but what they are still trying to understand if a slow cooker being used to prepare for fourth of july party may have caused the fire. the fine's owned slack's hoagie shack on baltimore pike in springfield and owned a catering company. shocked employees say the couple was very involved in the community. >> great people to work for, very good hearted, shirt off your back, they always gave to this community, soccer teams, springfield, the football team, springfield lacrosse team, always donating. >> employees say their death is a huge loss. dramatic video from out west where wild fires are destroying homes and
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triggering more evacuations. fire fighters have been battling this fire in sent will rally with california since friday. and it has burn nearly 3,000 acres and only 25 percent contained. the fire shut down a major highway for a while but it has since reopened, causes under investigation. now to san bernardino where three fire fighters were injured fighting this fast moving fire. flames erupted on a hill side and quickly burned five homes. several others are in danger catching fire, neighborhood has been evacuated, more than 100 fire fighters are battling these flames. turning to our region, justin it has been nice but we will be able to dodge the showers this weekend. >> i think so, yeah. >> really tomorrow night, but that is not good timing, the fire works, concert on the parkway, that is up in the air, later we go in the evening better chance to see those showers. >> but consistent, scattered. >> it will pick up in intensity. hopefully we will luck out here but throughout overnight definitely steadier showers tomorrow night.
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little bit of rain this morning in south delaware, sussex county, rehoboth beach right now where they are getting light rain. next few hours things should improve but still people outside on the beach and boardwalk saying what rain? some people sitting under their umbrella why not. enjoying comfortable start to our sunday. people outside on the boardwalk, little bit of light rain not hurting anything. we will see improving conditions later this morning in the afternoon. storm scan three does show a batch of rain over del marva peninsula weak disturbance in the atmosphere and jet stream producing cloud around the city. more sunshine further north up in the poconos. the once this little round of rain passes by, we should clear out more, so we should see more sunshine later today. areas of the cape may county on southward, maybe light rain over next couple of hours. it doesn't look like anything heavy. sixty-five allentown. sixty-four reading. sixty in mount pocono where we woke up in the 40's in the mountains early this morning. nice breeze off shore upper 60's to near 07 in stone harbor and ocean city at this
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hour. most have these areas dry, with the exception of the stone harbor south where we have light drizzle early this morning. now how will it feel with the humidity? once again like yesterday it will be please an. pleasant today, noticeably more humid tomorrow, still not bad though and then tuesday is when we start to bring back that steamy conditions and that is the trend, wednesday, thursday, friday, even all the way through the upcoming weekend. we will move into that typical mid-july summertime weather that you would expect around here this time of the year. shore forecast today, shower early, cloud around upper 70's tomorrow, some sunshine early in the day. watch out for showers coming in during the evening hours, temperatures in the mid 70's and morning rain on tuesday and then possibly some sun for the afternoon. then we will warm up even at the shore in the mid 80's. thinking about jumping in the ocean water, feeling better, this weekend, upper 60's to lower 70's for new jersey and delaware cher line, further south you are, warmer there at 73 off the coast of delaware.
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frontal boundary to the south, there is rain, moving off shore as we head in the early morning have afternoon hours. high pressure for the most part dominates our weather. that keeps us dry. areas showing fire works tonight we will be good. partly cloudy skies. initially tomorrow, dry and justin creasing clouds, then we will get these showers in here late afternoon initially scattered, then they will pick up in intensity through the overnight into tuesday morning. then tuesday afternoon we will dry out. the lets zoom in closer here, and you can see just some clouds, giving way to some sunshine tonight partly cloudy, tomorrow we will start off dry, with some showers, trying to move from the west. they will have a tough time doing. that for most of the afternoon it looks good. if you have pool or barbecue plans and then here's 11:00 o'clock we will see rain moving in. that is not good news around the city for the fire works and there will be steady rain too over half inch of rain by the time we move into tuesday afternoon. that is the good thing. we could use the rain. as we head through time temperatures will warm up but that jet stream on the move,
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so if you like that typical summertime weather we will like this forecast. today partly sunny, please an fire works 76 degrees with the the showers arriving, with that extended forecast, 80's now and surgeoning in the lower 90's by end of the week. >> warming up, thanks justin. right now 8:18. time to check the road. lets go back to ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. i know were you track ago this breaking news this morning. what are you seeing now. >> the accident is still there it is a terrible accident. the driver was ejected from the vehicle they cleaning it up now. this is schuylkill westbound in the conshohocken curve and blue route. right lane is block by this accident, as you can see, they are getting that what is left of that car crash, they are towing it, remind they are weekend that you will have a lot of company on the roadways, so, drive very carefully out there. give yourself every advantage on the highway, wear seat belt, don't speed, all of the things that you should do. eastbound lanes here looking okay, they are moving, again we have had emergency vehicles blocking eastbound lanes but they are no longer doing. that the westbound lanes,
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right lane blocked and we have traffic delays. again, on the schuylkill westbound from the conshohocken curve and blue route and we have unfortunately what looks like a fatal accident there. we will move the traffic cam to much more pleasant picture of the ben franklin parkway. ben franklin parkway is closed outbound and inbound in the inner drive, between art museum circle and 20th street through welcome america festival preparations for tomorrow night's concert and great fire works happening here. we will move the traffic cam within more time to the ben franklin bridge, shore bound no delays, 42 looks good, so does 55. no problems on the ac expressway or parkway. that is latest from the traffic center, i'm ann evans now rahel back to you. very good reminder there. would you call your child a dare devil? if so a local camp is letting them test their aerial skills this summer. "eyewitness news" reporter pat gallen shows us what it takes to be part of the circus. >> reporter: this summer a cam many promises to focus on clowning around.
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the philadelphia school of circus arts in germantown is opened to all ages, and promotes firer points of performing. >> this is with the the year 2,000. i started off with adults actually. now we have grown to the point where we have 400 students a week during the school year. >> reporter: they pride itself as a stepping stone for those interested in furthering their skills in tightrope, trapeze and whatever this is called but it is a fun alternative for sports cast for children during their summer breaks. >> today circus education is huge, a great access point for kid with all will physical abilities, shapes, sizes who may not be into sports or for whatever reasons. they stay active and pick up skills that develop all sorts of what we call physical literacy. >> we have bunch of students that come here and just have a good time. kid that are not natural athletes who would focus on their library and their parents want them to do something physical and they difficult cover it is fun to
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walk the tight wire. >> reporter: coach adams showed me the ropes, so to speak. >> three, two, one, yes. >> all right. good job. >> it is not a joke for sure. >> reporter: serious about joining the circus, it is not all fun and games. so roll that way. >> other way. >> that is the idea, keep going. >> put your legs up, and down and then your arms can go out and then arms out and look, there it is, yeah. >> look at the floor and turn, turn, turn. >> lean forward. >> there you go. >> you missed you are calling. >> pat gallen for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> i think pat will keep his day job. for more information on how to sign your child up go
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to philly we will be right back, and as we go to break we will show you where fire works are playing around the city this weekend. take a look, fire works shows all around the region. the as we head to break we want to wish you a happy fourth of july, stay with us.
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>> he can parity any song he wants but out of respect he usually asked for an artist permission, most consider it the most sincere form of flattery but sometimes, the answer is no. like when he asked paul mccartney about one song in particular. >> that was a tease. >> weird al and "fox news" anchor bill o'reilly this sunday morning on cbs-3 at 9:00 a.m. coming up next on "eyewitness news" there is a reason why it is harder then ever to get tickets to the beyonce concert or other big acts like you two or broadway hit hamilton. all of those shows may be sold out because of ticket b ot s. we will tell you what is being done to track down on the machines that steel the show, plus this. >> reporter: fbi interviews hillary clinton about her private server, i'm weijia jiang in washington with that story coming up. botts? and you don't to have go far to breathe in beauties this weeks dream drive take
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by finding a policy to fit your budget. [ coughs ] sorry, tickle in my throat! water would be nice, but that would go right through me. ghost problems. and, good morning, i'm rahel solomon. the let's send it on it to justin drabick on the cbs-3 sky deck and justin we are overcast, a little gray but no showers today. it will be nice. >> for the months part we are looking good, still comfortable. sun starting to break out here in philadelphia. this will be the trend in the afternoon. we should see more sunshine but we will call it partly sunny. areas to the south, in
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southern delaware and far southern new jersey we have light rain this morning. that will get out over next few hours. we will go to storm scan three and this is not all reaching the ground but in dover delaware we have light drizzle and far southern new jersey, cape may county, wildwood, cape may, seeing light rain and heavier rain as well to the south but give it another couple hours and that should pass on through and keeping it nice and dry through the rest of the today. it is nice. sixty's to near 70 with temperatures spread across the region, humidity continues, to remain on the low side.
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cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio is live on independent mall, where the philly pops will take the stage tonight, that is tradition. >> yes, it is, good morning, rahel, all about music in just a few hours, and as the philadelphia pops, take over, the independent mall, here, and as you can see behind me here, the city workers are busy, putting the stage, together, putting up the lights, and the medal barricades to get ready for that concert which begins at 8:00 p.m. there are tourist taking advantage of the some of the sites here, around
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independence mall, but of course that concert will be the center piece of today. >> it is perfect, for fourth of july eve, a free patriotic concert performance by the 65 piece, pops orchestra, and a voice of the pops ensemble, and if the music from last year is any indication of what is to come it will certain i be a hit. students from the school district of philadelphia's all city jazz program will perform tonight at historic philadelphia block party right here at this fifth and market streets. and we will be ready to hear familiar sound including music by philadelphia bread stars like chubby checker, boys to men and jill scott. tonight's pop concert is just part of the several days of entertainment, including multiple fire works displays, leading up to tomorrow's fourth of july celebration, that will begin with the parade on ben franklin parkway, and culminate with the party on the parkway, and fourth of july jams, tone a ward winning actor, leslie
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odom, the o.j.'s and others will perform, followed by the grand finally fire works at 10:00 p.m. you can see the preparation for that stage are already underway, on the parkway. as you can see here the flags are currently being put up for the historic philadelphia block party, beginning here around 1:00 p.m. today. they will take over fifth and sixth street and between market and chestnut street from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. tonight philly pops will take over the stage outside of independent hall at 8:00 o'clock today, my advice, get here, early. live on independent mall, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> very good advice, thank you. of course, lot of people this holiday weekend down the shore and strike against trump taj mahal, is now in the third day. someone thousand members of
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the the unite here local 54, walk off the job, friday over health insurance and pension plans. at this point no new talks are scheduled, striking workers including cooks, housekeepers, bell man and servicer, casino and hotel are still opened. donald trump no longer runs casino that bears his name and it is owned by businessman karl icon. investigation is underway into a fatal watercraft accident in atlantic county. new jersey marine police say a father and his young son were object a jet ski and when they collided with another jet ski. father a and son were killed. state police say they were both from maryland. another jet ski driver suffered a wrist injury. fire investigators are trying to pinpoint what spark a house fire that killed a delaware county couple, "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff has a story now from morton. >> reporter: there was, supposed to be a big fourth of july party here. full of food and family. >> this is sad and.
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>> around 5:00 a.m. those plans were lost with so much more. >> there is word that there were two victims trapped inside the house. >> reporter: crewness morton delaware county were called to a home on the 600 block of cedar lane, where heavy smoke and fire had consume the rear end of the house. >> we're investigating that the fire may have gone in the second floor in the house in the rear. >> reporter: they are investigating a slow cooker being used as a possible cause, neighbors say that the home owner, theodore fine was a talented chef. he and his wife barbara were pronounced dead at the scene. neighbors say that the couple was very security minded and that their lock required a key from the inside to get out. fire marshals says that the couple's bodies were found just feet from that store. the fine's who just celebrated 35 years of marriage were as good as neighbors as they come according to those who lived around them. >> they were good people. i'm just very sad at the loss.
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>> holiday that was supposed to be now marked by loss. in delaware county alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". the fbi and montgomery township police want to you help them catch an alleged bank robber. police call him the straw hat bandit, investigators say he rob pnc bank in north wales yesterday morning, they say he is a suspect in ten other robberies including in horsham, yardley and plymouth meeting there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. presumptive democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton met with federal investigators for more than three hours yesterday morning. as we gentleman jiang reports the fbi interviewed clinton about the use of a private e-mail server while she served as secretary of state. >> reporter: motorcade surrounded hillary clinton's washington home on saturday morning, she was in town for a interview with the fbi about her use of a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state. afterward clinton spoke to
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msnbc. >> it was something that i had offered to do, since last august, i have been eager to do it and i was pleased to have the opportunity to assist the department in bringing its the review to the conclusion. >> reporter: probe comes just four weeks before he is set to be formally nominated as democratic nominated nominee but some believe the damage to her credibility has been done. >> this entire situation though is a public relations disaster of the clinton's own creation. >> reporter: campaign sources say interview lasted for three and a half hours here at fbi headquarters. although meeting was not a surprise it capped off what was an already trying week for clinton. u.s. attorney general loretta lynch decided not to be involved in the final decision in the case after her private meeting with clinton's husband former president bill clinton sparked controversy. >> i certainly wouldn't do it again because i think it has cast a shadow.
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>> reporter: clinton's critics have long called for formal charges but legal experts review criminal prosecution as exceedingly unlikely. weijia jiang for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and there is still much more to come on "eyewitness news" this morning, coming up next we will check with face the nation john dickerson for a look at
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joining us now with a preview live in washington is moderator and cbs news political director john dickerson, john, good morning. >> good morning, rahel. this morning we will start with john mccain and lindsey gram from kabul afghanistan. they will be talking to us both about the tenuous situation in afghanistan where the taliban has been making gains, but other hot spots this week in the world, in turkey, there was a bombing, also in bangladesh overnight, there were attacks, isis a tax
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in iraq. so we will talk about that whole situation with them plus choices facing new president. we will talk to adam ship, top democrat, on the house intelligence committee. we will talk about global terrorism with him but also hillary clinton sat down for three and a half hours with the fbi to talk about her private e-mail server. we will also have a full discussion of the other political news of the week including donald trump's fight with the republican party over trade. with our reporters who were covering, the campaign and then finally rahel our fourth of july book panel where we will talk about american leadership and heroism. presidents from thomas jefferson to fdr but also, we will throw in douglass mcarthur. >> all right, john, thank you. a lot happening abroad and of course at home this week. thank you. there is a reason it is harder then ever to get tickets to major concert but we will tell but the plan to crackdown on those machines that steel the show coming up next. and a pleasant start to
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the day but rain could put a damper on fire works, justin is back with to tell us when those showers will move in. plus a castle just for children, and it is destination for this weeks dream drive, find out how this all wooden playhouse makes kid feel like kings when "eyewitness news" continues.
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welcome back, you are now watching dash cam video of what a texas prosecutor called, almost an incredible cases he has ever seen. police say a 12 year-old girl took her grandmother's car on the joy ride and then led them on a chase reaching speeds of 118 miles an hour.
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that girl now is in custody and no one was hurt including her five-year old sister who was in the back seat. florida counties are under a state of emergency because of the toxic allergy boom along the coast. allergy spread after the army core of engineers released what ther from a nearby lake to help prevent flooding. residents say it is blanketing beaches and foul smelling muck is hurting tourism. it can be dangerous for liver, skin and gastrointestinal system. severe weather hits colorado, that is not snow, that is hail, and left behind damage. people living in this apartment complex in the town of castlerock says the store hit fast. >> came down in buckets, the hail was bigger than golf balls, and then there is not a thing to do that destroyed all of my plants. >> my radar says there was thunderstorm, hail headed in my direction. thirty seconds later it pounded down. i ran to the windows and hail was busting through the
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windows. and i could see my neighbor's car getting destroyed with the other houses here getting drilled with hail. >> and damage is estimated to be in the tens of thousands of dollars. a lot of money. justin joining us now with the weather watchers. the fortunately no hail, in our region but maybe some rain. >> we will get some rain. we are seeing rain right now in southern delaware, maybe extreme southern new jersey and then tomorrow night we will see better chance for widespread rain across the area, people complaining about the yards, and brown, i kind of like that, you don't to have cut the grass, but you could use some rain. we are not in the drought status or anything like that. sixty's to lower 07's for low temperatures from the weather watchers, so lets break it down across the region. south jersey margot simmons in buena vista township 67 degrees. sixty-five in yardley. barbara lane checks in at 68 in willow grove. mid 60's in sanatoga. from michael riley in lawrenceville, peter furron. cherry hill lynn springer, she's warmer at 71 at this
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hour. upper 60's in philadelphia, chesterfield, also hanging out in the mid 60's. williamstown peter, upper 60's. richboro, megan killian she has 66. she is reporting from bethenny beach or rehoboth beach she has got rain showers down there as well. that is where we are seeing in sussex county delaware. everybody else in the the cloud, little bit of sunshine. lets go up to the poconos where we will see more sun further north you are today. it was a cooler start in the poconos. we had a temperature of 47 degrees earlier this morning. we are up to 50. we are looking live from big boulder camera at the lake. good week toned get up mountains as we will see another nice day. storm scan one does show the majority of the rain showers well to the south, we will go from dover delaware south, maybe extreme southern cape may county getting light rain this should move off in the next hour or two, and clear out, more, see a little bit of sunshine but we will call it partly sunny skies today before we get our next round
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of rain later tomorrow night. comfort index, looking good, dew points temperatures tells us all may be in the the air, pretty low, current temperature at 53 degrees for the dew point. that indicates pleasant conditions, some people refer to this index as the inlaw index, longer your in-laws stay more insufferable it becomes? that will happen as far as humidity goes this week. we will crank up the heat and humidity levels, starting on wednesday. we will move into that typical july summer pattern that you would expect around this part of the area this time of the year. enjoy the coolness right now we are below average today, today and tomorrow, 87 is our average high. we will go well up in the 90's on wednesday extending all the way probably threw up coming weekend. good day for baseball heading to the phillies game stadium in good shape 1:35 and 80 degrees under partly sunny skies. low humidity as royals are in town. watch world series champs there. down south, shore points again main a few morning showers
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giving way to mostly cloudy skies rest of the day. we will not see a whole lieutenant of sun but we should stay dry this afternoon upper 70's. ocean water temperature milder in the upper 60's off the coast of atlantic city. by the afternoon we have more sun, rain moves off to the south and east and then overnight tonight just partly cloudy skies, tomorrow most of the day should stay dry and we will start to see showers moving in, in the evening hours, into the overnight. here's 11:00 o'clock just in time for fire works finally, and that parkway here, we could be dealing with wet weather, some showers into tuesday morning and then we will clear out tuesday afternoon. behind that system we are cranking up the heat. jet stream moves to the north, typical what you see for middle of the summer if you like hot humid conditions we will love this forecast. today it is please an, partly sunny 84 degrees. still comfortable tonight in the mid 60's. here's your fourth of july forecast 76 at the shore. eighty-two philadelphia a poconos mid 70's. the rain will arrive at night and continue into tuesday
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morning. we will surged in the upper 80's tuesday and stretch of 90's with high humidity on wednesday. >> keep sunglasses handy. >> time is 8:50. lets check on the roads with ann evans in the traffic center. i know were you watching us pretty bad wreck, do we know what happened to that victim just yet. >> well, i think it was a fatal accident and we are still researching it but from what we know it was, but it has cleared, schuylkill westbound is back to normal between conshohocken curve and blue route as you can see. accident was in the westbound lanes to the right, where traffic is moving away. but right now schuylkill is back in order it is doing okay through philadelphia and suburbs and that accident has cleared. we will move traffic cam to the ben franklin parkway, this is site of tomorrow night's welcome america festivities, ben franklin parkway out bound and inbound is shut down in the inner drive between art museum circle and 20th street as preparations continue for the welcome america festival. the also kelly drive is shut
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down between fountain green and strawberry mansion drive and that is closed until 8:00 p.m. for independent day regatta martin luther king drive is shut down between ben franklin parkway and falls bridge for recreational activities. on to the ben franklin bridge if you are shore bound we have a delay and accident to tell but on 676 southbound just out of the camera range but two rains are block, only right lane gets by between atlantic avenue and morgan boulevard, further up, 42, 55, ac the expressway, garden state parkway all look okay. have a great trip to the shore. just drive carefully. you will have company on the area roadways this weekend. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center i'm ann evans now rahel back to you. well, if you feel like it is now harder to get tickets to your favorite concerts, it is because it probably is. shows by beyonce or other big acts or even broadway hit hamilton may be sold out because of so-called ticket botts. jimmy youkiss has details to plans to crackdown on the machines that steel the show.
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>> ♪ >> reporter: if you are looking for a ticket to broadway's hottest show... it is going to be hard to find and it will cost you plenty. >> so, for only $1,945 the lowest price. >> ♪ >> but not just hamilton it can be next to impossible to get a ticket for popular concerts, soon. the as tickets sellout at a furious rate. one reason is you are not competing for tickets with humans, you are competing against computers called ticket botts, modern tool of old fashion scalpers and it is not a fair fight. >> ♪ >> reporter: single ticket botts scooped 520 seats to a beyonce concert in brooklyn in three minutes. >> ♪ >> reporter: another snagged up to a thousand you two tickets to one show in a single minute. >> it is to your advantage when you have software programs and systems that start doing far tasker.
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>> reporter: botts were supposed to be stopped by caption boxes those broken up letters that you are asked to type in that only humans can detect. until right now. >> is there software that can do-op particularral character recognition. >> scalpers sell them honorary tail web sites like stub hub where they can be marked up many times. >> secondary ticket market is like the wild, wild west. >> reporter: new york attorney jenner i can sniderman led the charge in new york's ticket botts violations were handled with the fine. >> we're talking about thousands of dollars worth of fines, for people who can make millions of dollars. >> reporter: governor cuomo signs the bill into law, offenders, could face jail time. >> we have to face more dramatic action. >> this is kind of crime that cannot be deterred. these people do plan ahead. they don't want to be slapped with an indictment. >> reporter: jamie you kiss for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and still ahead on "eyewitness news" breathe nothing lavender in beautiful bucks county farm where you
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can find tonight this weeks dream drive when pastime is preserved for all time. ♪ and that's not the only thing you can only find in new york state. ♪
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you don't to have go far to enjoy a lavender farm. in this weeks dream drive "eyewitness news" traffic reporter meisha a johnson joins us from bucks county to find a farm inspired by the french country side. >> this dream drive takes to us doylestown township but first, we will drive a little further are north east to mechanicsville. >> 35 acres of farmland, eight of which are pure lavender and, of course, they have apples there. >> carousal farm off street road is an 18th century farm which is, niko christo who grew up in cypress. >> is 11 years ago a partner and i got inspired, from the beautiful fields of lavender. i planted a few thousand plants the first year and then
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now we have a few thousand. >> reporter: each variety of laugh evener is planted in rows and blooms in stages. >> so what exactly thinks kind of laugh evener. >> english variety, and this is primarily used for cooking. >> we came to see lavender in bloom, it just smells so wonderful, i love it. >> reporter: right on sight they make essential oils, lavender water, and, of course, dry bunches. >> people come and walk around and they they meditate and take pictures. >> reporter: that is awesome. that is "eyewitness news" for now, for justin and all of us here at cbs-3 have a happy july 4
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