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this is cbs-3 eye within news this morning. >> horror again has struck. >> france ravaged by its thirds attacks in two creeks, a truckloaded when guns, grenades, plows through a crowd during a bastille day celebration in the resort city of nice. more than 80 people are dead, this morning, learning more about the horror and about the victims, including two americans, as investigators work to determine who is behind the attack. >> and in the wake of that attack, donald trump announces he's plans for presidential pick. most people think they know who it is. >> looking at another day of excessive heat. little relief on the way. when you can expect it, coming up. >> today is friday, july 15th, good morning, i'm jim donovan.
>> i'm brooke thomas. getting your day started with a check on weather and traffic with katie and meisha. >> good morning, guys. roads are looking okay, just a loft of morning construction, some updates to septa. overall things are looking steady. they'll stay nice andre. >> staying dry, but feeling really soupy yet again today, at least we can bank on full sunshine, but another hot day. you know, we still have the excessive heat warning, i would say yesterday was the worse, go ahead, look at the heat warning, still in effect, i wouldn't say it is tolerable, but it is at least a little more tolerable than it was yesterday. excessive heat warning in effect currently. it is going to remain in effect until 8:00 tonight. for all of the counties that you see there shaded in the hot pink. meanwhile, let's go ahead, take it forward here, look at storm scan3, at the moment nice and empty. we had few showers and thunderstorms, some locally very strong thunderstorms
rumbling through the region here yesterday. now they have long sends clears, even though keep the heat and humidity around, at least we can bank on dry day out there, so if you wanted to go to the pool, you wanted to go it the beach, today is a perfect excuse to do that. 08 degrees the current temperature, very, very warm already. now, this sunday coming up in about an hour, and say 15 minute or so, once it does, it will certainly warm up from herement probably drop another degree or two. palmyra near the nor east philly area, 18 degrees, current observation there, obviously early in the morning, so warm start for us. zest he is i have heat continues. still running headline, there is some relief in site, and an along the way, as the relief starts to build in, we will be tracking some thunderstorms, more on when they are expected to strike coming up a bit later in the broadcast. >> relief in site. that's something to hang my hat on. thank you so much. good morning, guys, the vine
right now is closedment take a look at this, both westbound and on the eastbound side. we did see some crews out there just moment ago. probably working on get that cleaned out of your way for you. overall right now westbound eastbound vine you are closed. 995 north at cottman, the ramps on 95 north to cottman closed, looks like that's now just reopened. and also, 202 northbound and southbound between route 30 and route 401, that right lane is compromised right now. 422 between route 202 and trooper right lane compromised, see the flashing lights, crews still out there, more construction 295 north bamm p rounds, closed until about 5:00 a.m. thirty minute from now, jim, over you. >> thank you shall meisha. death toll in france is growing as authorities investigate what led to last night's apparent terror a take in the resort town every nice. >> hundreds of dozens of people including at least two americans were killed when the driver after truckload dollars with guns and grenades plowed through a crowd gathered for bastille day celebrations.
tina krause has an update. >> forensic teams in nice examine the bullet ridden truck overnight, its driver mode down dozen every people celebrating bass toll day hours before. one eyewitness captured the truck picking up speed as it barrelled down the prom made. mike lives in nice and heard the screams as people ran for cover. >> we looked out our window off our balcony. there were people, you know, streaming down the pedestrian wall, making over the tables of the cafe. >> father and son from texas shot, were among those killed. captured this video as he and others hid in the storage roof of the restaurant. he said the driver opened fire on spectators before police eventually shot him. >> just firecrackers going off or fireworks, but it became clear that there was something more than that.
>> hours after the attack, french president francois alan declared terror had hit the country again. president obama also condemned the attack. french officials are looking into who else may have played a role. so far no group has claimed responsibility. tina krause, cbs news. >> thanks, teen a the tragedy in france wade heavy on the mind of people celebrating brass teal day in philadelphia. french alliance still gathered to mark the holiday. took time to remember those killed. >> you know, this is supposed to be a happy event under the stars, and we did that, but, you know, there was also something in the background, and we had a minute of silence for the people who died today. it was very sad. >> the french alliance has deep ties to philadelphia. it has had a language arts and cultural center here since the early 19 hundreds.
>> well the attack in france has prompted pre suck tiff nominee presidential donald trump to postpone the announcement of his vice presidential choice. >> sources say it is indianna governor mike pence, gop source confirm the choice early yesterday. cbs-3 former aid, allison young, says, the ivan gel cat christian, fiscal conservative, would be a smart pick. >> he really appealed to the very conservative base. they are the people that previously may have stayed home and not voted for trump. >> despite the extension, pence still face as deadline. he has until noon today to notify indianna if he want to remain on the ballot for governor. >> security fears are mounding ahead of the republican national convention in cleveland, in washington, high ranking officials told lawmakers they're concerned protests could get out of hand. >> i am concerned about the possibility of violence. we have within dhs some 3,000 personnel that would be dedicated to the security of
the republican national convention and the democratic national convention each. >> homeland security secretary jay johnson will be in cleveland today. he says he will personally inspect security, at both conventions. now, "eyewitness news" anchor jessica dean is traveling to cleveland to cover republican national convention. look for her report right here on "eyewitness news". >> homelands security and the philadelphia bomb squad are investigating after someone sent a letter threatening to blow up the african-american museum during the democratic national convention. authorities say the museum received the bomb threat around 3:30 in the afternoon. it is unclear if the letter was sent electronically or through the mail. likely democratic nominee for president, hillary clinton; wooing votersment campaigned in virginia yesterday with possible advise presidential choice. she also spoke to the nation's largest and oldest hispanic organization in washington,
d.c., told the group trump is not on their side. >> some of you might remember one of the conclusions was republicans had to work harder to appeal to latino voters. now, next week in cleveland, they will nominate someone who thinks latino outreach is tweeting a picture of a taco bowl. >> clinton also met behind closed doors with democratic senators on capitol hill. she plans to host a fundraiser in arc can saw tonight. >> and it is getting closer, now just ten days away from the start of the democratic national convention right here if philadelphia. >> well, yesterday we told you some bars could stay open past 2:00 a.m. while the dnc is in town. now we know there is a catch. state's liquor control board approved a special permit the dhc host committee paid a fee to allow bars and restaurant to stay open until 4:00 a.m. they must be hosting convention related event to stay open the extra two hours.
>> i would be into it. the under standing i was under, as well as probably most small tavern owners, was that we had to pay a $5,000 application fee. quite frankly the whole process has been confusing. >> number of small businesses say they likely won't employ for the permit and will close at 2:00 a.m. around 50,000 people are expected to be here during the dnc. it has been two weeks since septa pulled one third of its rail fleet off the tracks. now a closer look exactly what caused the problem. during the tour, septa officials used red dye to highlight hairline fractures, earlier this month, inspector noticed the silver line car was leaning and pointed out the problems. >> in that location, it is incredibly difficult to see, i mean, looking about the size after business card, through a tube, and an arm's lent away looking for small shiny crack. >> officials say that little crack was dangerous, and could have led to a derailment.
people have new way to call 911. >> residents can alert police with a text. dispatchers can communicate vita text to learn details of the emergency. "eyewitness news" was at the busy camden county communication center, in lindenwald n march, 9/11 dispatchers there unveiled the new technology, they used gps to pinpoint the location of the text message. >> we received 891 is text ended up being domestic violence incident, we were able to dispatch the department.
>> now, authorities say, you should call 911 if you can, but if you can't, speak, text your emergency. the system now available throughout new jersey's 21 counties. >> well the time now 4:43. >> katie is here with another check on your forecast, hey, katy? >> guys once again very hot, very steamy, now expecting strictly just dry weather, we will once more have some air quality i shall theus come along with that is correct so we start things off, live neighborhood network, visibility pretty good. you can see some of the skyscrapers here, pretty clear outside. but there is going to be that haze, that sort of settles over the delaware valley today just because it is still soupy. we do still have high dew points humidity still palpable. live neighborhood network, palmyra cove nature park. storm scan3 pretty quiet overall, see speckles of green showing up here, more than anything just moisture in the atmosphere, that's beginning to pop up out there, and generally again, we do stay dry, across the board. so expect mostly sunny skies
to continue to go a theme for us here today. it will be a hot day, air call it will alert are, specific to the garden state, so this is where specially if you fall into the sensitive category, children, the elderly and if you have any respiratory problems, asthma sufferers, that kind of thing, careful in this kind of heat today with high quantities with grounds level ozone, high heat, also the sunshine, toy it is going to lead to less than ideal day in that regard. how it currently feels, temperature right into the low 80s, even despite the sun not being up, it feels like it is 84 degrees, at philadelphia international airport. out at trenton you're at 82 degrees, again, these are the gauges that you want to use for what it feels like when you walk out the door. so very warm start, certainly very hot finish. mostly sunny, 94 degrees easily with the full sunshine, still hot obviously and it is still muggy uv index to up a
nine. because it is expected to stay quote unquote dry because it is very muggy outside, at least that means it will be great day to hit the pool. don't have to keep your ads perked for thunder on a day like this. >> awesome, thank you so much. good morning, everyone, happy friday. tgif to you. looking at the vine, it is closed, both westbound and eastbound direction between the schuylkill and broad. somewhat use today that, going to get completely used to it, inconvenience, make note it is still closed. 202 northbound and southbound between route 30 and 401, right lane still compromised. hard to see in the shotment very dark out there. right lane come pros misted. you can see what's going on here at trooper, lane blockages, you can see the cones still out there, see the flashing lights. now there is isn't going to slow you down right now, not even in the 5:00 hour. if it doesn't get cleared out of your way moving into the 5:00 hour it will start to slow you down just little bit. then construction here 295 northbound onramp, that ramp will be closed until about
5:00 a.m. hopefully at 5:00 a.m. it gets cleared out of the way. construction here route 42 southbound, three lanes blocked going to hole on until 6:00 a.m. between 130 and 295, one to two lanes blocked again until around 6:00 a.m. there. jim, over to you. >> thank you so much, meisha a well the deadly attack in france tops this morning's headlines on cbs-3. at least 08 people were killed when truckload dollars with epp ons and hands grenades sped down crowded street in the city of nice during bastille day celebrate cents, american father and son are among the victims, driver was killed by police. now, no group has claimed responsibility, but french president holland says the character of the attack cannot be denied. >> attack prompting nominee donald trump to postpone the announce. had the of his choice every running mat, but trump's choice will be they say is mike pence. >> hillary clinton planning a
fundraiser tonight in arkansas. said the us must stand firm with france over the latest attacks and work to search out terrorism around the world. >> well, still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning. >> we will tell you about the new information you will soon see on most food packaging labels. we'll be right back.
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>> today would be a good day to bring out your cbs swim east, jim, i know you have though. into the baby pool, whatever you have to do. finds a way to cool off today. good news about today, i don't think we're talking about any kind of wet weather issues, generally hot, steamy, sunny. so it is a good excuse to cool off by the pool at the beach or whatever you are feeling like. so, today is a good day for t let's go ahead, look at storm scan3, not much to report. but there is still moisture in this atmosphere, very, very palpable humidity once more, so it does actually feel warmer, even with the sun not being up, than the thermometer reads. current temperatures made up of 70s, couple of 80s out there, actually feels about four, 5 degrees warmer than this, now, eventually we will top off again into about 94 degrees here in philadelphia. but generally the low mid 90s in the sunshine, hot, steamy, and we are going to start to thankfully see the worse of that humidity easing up, through the course of the weekend. but, obviously, meisha, a the
next couple every days are still pretty -- >> still hot at 09, katie, thank you so much. good morning everyone, happy friday to you. take a look, ramp from university ave. to the westbound schuylkill, not blocking the entire ramp but just make note it is out there. those of you coming around the area i'm sure will get moved out of your way hopefully sometime soon. westbound vine now open. eastbound side you are just now starting to open up. this was closed overnight twine the schuylkill and broad. that typical overnight construction we're kind of used to. 202 north and south between route 30 and 41, right lane still compromised. 422 westbound between 202 and trooper you can see all of those flashing lights, letting you know that construction still out that way, as well. construction 295 north, the ramp closed until about 5:00 a.m. so about five more minute, hopefully that will be clearing out of the way for you. also new jersey route 42 southbound between 95 and creek road, blocking until
around 6:00 a.m. brooke, jim, back over to you. >> thanks, meisha a1 of philadelphia's most stylish events of the summer. >> the kimmel center hosed philadelphia's style magazine's 12th annual best of style party. this year's theme was style on broadway. many of us from the "eyewitness news" family were there. every summer, july-august issue, philadelphia style magazine reveals their best of the star guide. i couldn't get meisha to leave. we got to get up in the morning. we've got it get out of here. >> late nap. >> coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", ukee washington goes to hollywood to co-host the talk. we'll tell but a startling guest. >> responding to the attack in france by saying we are at war with terrorists, but
>> live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. >> the death toll rising overnight after a horrific attack in france. a truck driver motivated to kill speeding through a crowded station. this morning learning more about the investigation. >> in the wake of the attack, donald trump pushing back the announcement of his advise president al can date, but many people already think they know who it is. >> and another oppressive day as we look live at center city, we're under excessive heat warning, and at 5:00 a.m., temperatures already heating up. well, today is friday, july 15, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. katie and meisha are here as well keeping an eye on things this morning. >> good morning, guys. roads are actually looking pretty darn good. i will say we have talk about
construction every single morning, it is really heavy today. even though friday will be a lighter travel day give yourself a couple every extra minutes. >> and running out the door, it ways on you. that moisture, that atmosphere, but today i don't think we're talking about any wet weather. if you do have the either trying to or maybe get out to the pool to or get out to the beach, great excuse to do. that will excessive heat is still a very serious thing that we have to talk about. so still have excessive heat warning remaining in effect, the heat advisory that we had from yesterday, obviously gone out of effect, at this point the urban corridor where it is at when it comes to the core of the worse of the heat and the core of the worse of the humidity making it feel that much hotter. new kohl's county, that's where you're going to see the worse of the heat here today. already, it is a really warm start to the day. so we'll have mo problems spiking right back up into the mid 90's later on. now take a look what's happening here in the last couple of h