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no confidence, why temple's board of director is seeking to fire the university's president. we will show you how in southwest philadelphia neighborhood honored a teenager gun down after a basketball game, as police continue to search for his killer. two presidential nominees make moves on running mates find out who is now on the short list. good morning, it is wednesday, july the 13th i'm jim donovan. i'm brooke thomas. katie will be here later but right now a live look outside from our roof cam, center cities looking clear as you roll out of bed but do not be surprised, if you see scattered showers today. >> we knew they were coming. here's a look at your daily
planner, some cloud, little bit of sun but maybe a few rain drops as part of the region could see scattered then are storms. may be a good idea to grab the umbrella but overall not a bad day in the, 80's. meisha, i noticed overnight construction on the roads coming in. >> how did you know? >> how did you know. >> even if you didn't see it, you know it is out there, is that right especially in the sum are months. yes, we have overnight construction on the vine. for those that take the vine we had work between schuylkill and broad. we are seeing right the now, hopefully we will open within the next 15 minutes or so. it usually does. i-95 off ramp to cottman has reopened. it was closed for overnight construction, a lot of overnight construction just now getting pushed out of our way. we have our first accident of the morning, very hard to see in this shot, you cannot see it, we will were seeing flashing lights but it just looks black.
422 ease pound off ramp to 202 and schuylkill pull off to the shoulder but that is now just getting cleared out of the way. speaking of 422, construction eastbound between oaks and first avenue that right lane compromised because of that construction. the it is still out there look at this pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between new jersey turnpike connection bridge that right lane is blocked. of course, i'll let you know as we go through the morning as it cleared. and, that right lane is also blocked, jim, over to you. temple university has taken the first step to fire its president. >> word of director took a vote of no confidence in neil they bold, why they blame him for a removal of the top school official and 22 million-dollar in the financial aid budget. game gave him an opportunity to resign. he refused. so, the board scheduled a formal vote to fire him next thursday. so far no comment from temple officials. in other news, hundreds gather 259 vigil for a teenager kill on the
basketball court in southwest philadelphia. >> such a sad situation. police are still looking for his killer. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is live with the latest on the investigation good morning, justin. >> reporter: brooke and jim, good morning. homicide detectives are asking for the public's help as they focus their search for a killer, they say that this killer is likely also a teenager angry over a recent basketball game loss. lets go to video closing out one of two vigils held yesterday, balloon release for the 15 year-old victim, tah ir barnes, many having grief over the loss. gunfire came just after 10:00 o'clock on monday night as barnes and his friend were leaving the basketball game around 60th and ball more avenue. detectives report at least ten shots fired and they are calling it an ambush. a parentally, the neighborhood basketball game, win over a rival team last week.
the close win resulting in an earlier fight, involving barnes his teammates and that rival team. now after that monday night gunfire, barnes, who was shot in the face and those two other teens were taken to the presbyterian where he died a short time later among grieving at the vigil barnes mother, urging anyone with any information to come forward. >> they know who they are. you know you will be out here and i cannot identify you but we will find you. justice will be served. i pray for everybody out there if you know something, say something. >> reporter: and back live, homicide detective are echoing barnes mother request for tips. tahir's family said he finish his first year at boys latin of philadelphia and spent his free time spending basketball and making music.
detectives calling this case tragic, senseless and to put out there that the killer here is likely also a teenager who somehow got his hands on the gun. we are live outside police headquarters i'm's justin finch for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks very much, justin. president and former and current spoke at a memorial in dallas yes this he were honored the office hours lost hear lives during a snipper tack during a protestors. five american flags cement i chairs to symbolize loss. funerals for three officers will be held today. president george w. bush told the crowd that americans should remember they shared commitments for common ideals. president obama praised police officers around the country, saying that this key us safe. he urged americans to work together despite our history of racial tensions. >> but my faith tells me they did not the die in vein. i believe our fellows can make us a better country, i believe our anger can be transformed
into more justice and more peace. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan said bipartisan group in the house will examine america's policing issues. he intend to release more information today. cbs news has learned that donald trump will announce his running mate on friday, last night he auditioned another potential candidate for president, appearing with indiana governor mike pence. previously trump tweeted that he was very impressed by pence. earlier he said he was honored to be under consideration for the vice-presidential nomination. >> my whole family is very humled and very honored to be considered for this position but, from what i can tell you is, i think there is no ordinary time in the life of this nation. >> reporter: sources tell cnn that new jersey governor chris christie and house speaker newt gingrich have also made the final cut. hillary clinton says election will be far more enjoyable, now that she and bernie sanders are on the same side. sanders endorsed the presumptive democratic presidential nominee.
he decided to support clinton after democrats advanced a more liberal party platform. >> together we have begun a political revel losing to transform america and that revolution continues. >> various sources report clinton is considering retired admiral james, as a potential running mate a former supreme allied commander of nato. there is a a potential problem for delegates in town for democratic national convention. hundreds of the workers at philadelphia international airport have voted to strike. baggage handlers, attendant and other workers want better schedule, sick pain and they want to unionized. convention is reportedly invited senator elizabeth war tone speak on the first night. the massachusetts demies under consideration, as a potential running mate by hillary clinton's campaign. warren is a voice for the
parties liberal wing. her support could help clinton with support from the west particularly backers of the senator bernie sanders. it was a celebration of politics still a head of the convention. people joined community leaders for a taste of the favorite food classics during a special dnc preview event. mayor jim kenney talk about the best the city has to offer. "eyewitness news" has learned clinton campaign is planning an event on independent mall after her nomination on the democratic nomination. her come pain obtained a permit from the national park service for public assembly on july 29th. now that is the day, after the dnc end at the wells fargo center. it is now, just 12 days until the opening gavel of the democratic national convention at the wells fargo center. watch continuing coverage here on "eyewitness news". and, democratic convention in philadelphia and the republican convention in cleveland, will be no fly zones. the faa is imposing a flying ban for pilots, 34 miles
around each of the conventions. secret service director joseph clancy believes that his agency is prepared for the convention but he says, that out on the campaign trail, protecting the candidates is getting tougher. the number of threats, against the candidates are up, compared to the 2012 and 2008 election cycle. >> harm to the candidates, some just wanting to be heard and they are willing to do whatever in terms of the jumping over barriers to be heard. >> barriers are usually used as buffers between the candidates and the crowds but now barriers are being push further out. our jessica dean is heading to cleveland to cover the republican national convention, look for her live reports all week long, here on "eyewitness news". and is there much more to cover on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", first closed for renovations, love park under goes a make over, what it will look like when it reopens. and, find out how the jersey shore got a true world view, we are back in two
thanks for staying with us. after a slight delay construction in love park in center city is moving along. crews started demolishing the parkas part of the 16.5 million-dollar renovation project. demolition was supposed to start last month but an unexpect water main that caused the delay. philadelphia's parks and recreation department says you'll see new barriers and more heavier equipment around the park. the new love park with much more green space is scheduled to open up, next springtime. well, the water off new jersey shore is a shade of blue, the atlantic ocean looks almost as clear as caribbean sea because of a tiny plant, organism, called planning ton, a satellite capture the phenomenon, cool ocean water is fueling the bloom. experts say the planning ton is often harmless and important food source for marine life.
a philadelphia with man is celebrating an important milestone, 105 years in the making. >> is there no signs she's slowing down. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt, introduces us to the woman. >> i don't feel like 105. >> she loves life and lives witt a smile on her face. she has been smiling since she was born. >> usually people say you look great for your age. >> reporter: born in june 1911, white grew up in chicago before moving to ohio, and then philadelphia where she has been for more than 80 years. she loves this city. >> i have seen all kind of things. >> reporter: white was a nurse and her memory goes back almost an entire century. she remembers hearing about war when she was a little girl, world war one that is, white also toll us several times, one of her clearest memories is of chicago gangster al capone.
>> i could not under stan why he was causing problems. >> reporter: white has more than 100 grand, great grand, great, great grand, and great, great, great grandchildren. your family takes care of you. >> no, i take care of me. >> reporter: her husband lloyd was born in 1895 and died in 971, now her son roy takes care of her. >> she has always been a religious person and when i see her, i know that everything is possible. >> reporter: white eats plenty of vegetables and listens to the news. she's paying close attention to the presidential race. >> unyou had able. >> reporter: she has this piece of advice help pea ask her about what she thinks of the people of 2016. >> put forth effort to try to live a righteous life.
>> reporter: she plans to be around for birthday number 106 next summer, david spunt for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> a righteous life, good advice for us all. 4:45. >> we will be joined by katie later in the show but in the meantime, we get to play meteorologists. all right. all clear right now as we take a live look down main street in bethlehem. we are waking up to low, 70's around the region, a really comfortable morning as we head out the door. really comfortable. i will say awesome this morning. >> lets take a quick look at the seven day forecast. we will begin with a high of 87 today with a isolated thunderstorm, possible, so you may want to bring an umbrella with you. then we will bring on the heat. we knew it was coming. we're under a heat watch for thursday and friday, a little bit of a break as we get into the weekend, into the 80's there as well, some sun and showers on sunday but then monday and tuesday, it looks seasonal, 89 and 88 in the
early part of next week. >> lets get a check of the roads with meisha. any trouble right now, more than. right now its looking good, quiet. we are dealing with overnight construction. we can expect that at 4:00 o'clock, anytime, leading up to the 5:00 it usually clears. vine street expressway, west and eastbound between schuylkill and broad street we are used to this now. but you can see it is looking quiet, and closed. so, some of you heading out to the vine just know you might want to wait because it is closed right now. accident 422 westbound the on ramp from the schuylkill, so, off the shoulder you cannot see it here. it is black and dark out here. you can see flashing lights but some of you, on 422 just make know it is on 422 westbound the on ramp from the schuylkill all to the shoulder. 422 eastbound between oaks and first avenue that right lane is compromised right now not slowing you down too much but it might as we crack in the 5:00 o'clock hour and beyond if it doesn't clear out of the way. construction 295 southbound off ramp to route 421 lane is
block, scheduled to open, bingo right at 5:00 a.m. which we typically hope it does. construction pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between neshaminy service plaza and new jersey turnpike connection bridge that right lane is block for those in and around that area also, more construction pennsylvania turnpike westbound between valley hill road and downingtown, that right lane is block, there. so overall things are looking g we have one accident, and a lot of construction still lingering out there would i say overall, on a wednesday morning hump day, give yourself a couple extra minutes. you will need it later on. jim, back over to you. >> thanks, meisha. still ahead pokemon fixes a privacy glitch. >> ♪ can't buy me love >> and paul mccartney had a beautiful time, coming up when "eyewitness news" continues.
sister station kyw news radio 106o also, pennsylvania lawmakers continue to work on a revenue plan, to pay for the state budget which became effective without the governor's signature. new study find a link between obesity and not drinking enough water, and teenagers interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine are in a week long summer camp. check in two, three, four times a day on kyw news radio 1060 on your am dial. 4:50. time for a check as always on business news. >> jill wagner joins us live from the new york stock exchange, good morning, jill. shares have been climbing, on the success of the new pokemon go app and now we hear there is a fix for that privacy issue. >> reporter: that is right, the wildly popular new mobile game, pokemon go has fixed the bug that let the app gainful access to your google account including e-mail and search history. game's developer claims it did not intend to ask for
subscribe permanent. pokemon go can still access your location, camera and phone sensors because those are needed to play the game. >> jill, we understand beer drinkers are about to know a lot more about what is in the beer. so what is going on. >> four largest brewers, anheuser-busch, miller course, heinikin have agreed to put calorie counts and other nutritional information on their beers. that means more than eight out of ten beers sold in the united states will have these labels. do we want to know? i don't think so but i guess, there we go. >> well, i will tell you when they put them on the foods and star bucks and delis and stuff, i didn't other as much. >> so it didn't change anything with me. >> reporter: it does make a difference. >> we will check with you in the next hour. >> thanks, jill. coming up after the break your daily planner. >> of course, meisha will check about the roads and highways, stay with us, we will be right
good morning, the time is 4:54 in the morning. >> let's check on your forecast, here's what you can expect today, clouds, some sun, and maybe a stray thunderstorm. we are looking at a high of 87. katie is calling that a comfortable day. but then, we do start thinking that heat will come in a few minutes with your full forecast. meisha? , what is going on the roads outside. >> what is going on, brooke? well, not too much. we have a accident here just getting cleared out of the way. we have overnight construction. lets talk about where this accident is, very hard to see. completely black but 422 westbound on ramp from the schuylkill pulled out to that shoulder right now. in and around that area, it will in the slow you down too much but it is out there because it is still lingering in the 5:00 o'clock hour. we will see problems with that. vine street expressway is any opened, 422 freeway at creek road, we are looking good.
as awe approach 295. i will say for being early not even in the 5:00 o'clock hour you can see how many vehicles are out there. we are used to that on the 42 freeway. usually always. fifty-nine south at girard thinks what you are looking like in the southbound direction. you are looking pretty good but along 42 in new jersey you you can see how many vehicles are out there and we are not the in the 5:00 o'clock hour an indication that we might potentially, begin with. construction on 42, one lane block. thinks scheduled to open at 5:00 a.m. so in five minutes. we will see if it does indeed do so. the construction pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between neshaminy service plaza and new jersey turnpike connection bridge right lane, block we are dealing with this yesterday and dealing witt again today. make note for those in and around that area anywhere on the pa turnpike, especially 2:34:59 or 6:00 o'clock hour if it doesn't clear out of the way it could pose some problem. pennsylvania turnpike between valley hill road and downingtown that right lane is block, so overall, looking okay, we are starting to see
vehicles out there and construction, jim, over to you. >> thanks, meisha. paul mccartney brings his one on one concert tour to philadelphia. >> ♪ >> mccartney, treated tens of thousands toss a massive tour down memory lane. the former beetle played a hard days night, and, a sold out citizens bank park in south philadelphia. excited fans were dancing and singing along. you missed that. >> i was asleep, so sorry. coming up next on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" an act of kindness wait until you hear what a group of pennsylvania officers did when a couple refused to sit next to them at a restaurant. it surprise add a lot of people this morning. and tinder trouble, police say this man had something on say this man had something on his agenda, that g for all those pokers, prodders, shuckers and sniffers,
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coming up we are live with how a community is remembering a 15 year-old boy shot and killed after a basketball game while police continue to search for the gun man. donald trump plans to announce his vice-presidential pick, by the end of the week, why in the war of word with the supreme court justice. plus hillary clinton got the endorsement she has been waiting for, i'm hena daniels in new york and i'll have the latest on campaign 2016 coming up. heat is making a come back, warm, sticky today but katie is a head to tell us what it will really feel up comfortable. today is wednesday july 13th, good morning i'm jim donovan.
i'm's brooke thomas. katie and meisha are keeping an eye on things as always but first we will go up and start with meisha, what is going on outside. >> good morning, you guys. things are looking okay you guys as we see morning construction like we always do. welcome. accident 422 westbound on ramp from the schuylkill, and not causing any slow downs right now but certainly will, as we push in the 5:00 o'clock hour. it doesn't get cleared out of the way. we are starting to see a tic of gaper delay but we don't have amount of vehicle tolls sustain that. overall you can see crews are out there trying to get this remedy for you. vine street expressway was closed between the schuylkill and broad, eastbound side, you are still closed, westbound side you have now, been opened. ben franklin bridge, looking as gorgeous as it usually does coming from new jersey into center city just a few early risers out there looking at the boulevard at fox street this is what you are looking at for those in and around this a