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right now at 11:00, trapped, 10 feet below the city streets, what it took for authorities to rescue a man stuck in a sewer. >> the democratic national convention is over. so what is hillary clinton think about philadelphia? she spoke exclusively to "eyewitness news", plus the next event in our city's horizon. >> horse so malnourished it couldn't stand on its own, "eyewitness news" has been
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following the story of clarissa. wait until you see her now. we begin tonight with a unusual rescue beneath the street of philadelphia. good evening, everyone, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm jessica dean. police still trying to figure out how a man still into a sewer. it happened near ninth and pike streets, in hunting park. the man was rushed to temple university hospital, and that's where our natasha brown was live tonight. natasha? >> reporter: well, this is certainly not your ordinary search and rescue operation today. there is no doubt about that. but after a very dangerous mission, a man's life was saved in the end. >> at about 6:00 p.m., the fire department ghana search and rescue mission at ninth and pike in hunting park. after a man was found trapped in a 18-inch sewer pipe. >> that somehow he wounds up in the sewer hole, whether or not he -- someone removed it or he was, you know, we don't know exactly how he wounds up there. >> the investigation into how the man ended up in the sewer, seconds, in desperate attempt
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to save his life. pgw crews on the site, assisting in the search, but after more than an hour and a half, on a very hot day, neighbors watching grew more and more concerned. >> it has been a couple of hours, and i really was hoping for the best because he had been down therefore such a long time. we seen them running to different holes to see if they could find him, but if they find him alive -- >> he's ' life. >> outburst of applause after the man trapped 10 feet underground lodge in the 18-inch pipe, finally pulled to safety alive. we got a glimpse of crews hustling him onto a stretcher, and rushing him to the hospital. fire officials explained the intrinsic dangerous detail surrounding the rescue operation. >> they're dealing with a environment filled with sewage and water. so very difficult environment as you can imagine, very dark, so they have to deploy all of these specialized techniques, very challenging incident, very difficult rescue. >> man was brought out of this manhole, several feet, from
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where he went in. despite successful operation, humble fire officials want into praise. >> this is what we do, 24/7, 365, philadelphia fire department, our police department, colleagues, our water department, you know, all of us work every day. >> and we all certainly appreciate all of their efforts, especially, in situations like this. we do know that the man was rushed here to temple university hospital, he was last in stable condition said to be about 50 years old, his identity not released to us, fire officials are considering this just an accident. live here at temple university hospital in north philadelphia, natasha brown, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> natasha, thank you. >> five people are hurt after a truck crashes into the magee rehab building on race street. we're told that truck was in the building parking garage when it crashed into a reception area in the lobby. three women and two men were taken to hahnemann university hospital. we know one of the men is in
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serious condition. the others are in stable condition. no word tonight on what caused that crash. >> the search is underway tonight for a police impersonator in montgomery county. springfield township police say this unmarked van was flashing lights stopped a car tuesday night near church and brent roads in or lands. police ran the license plate and the van came back registered to charles grossman of whitemarsh township. he is a full time lock smith and part time officer with the spca. police are calling him a person of interest. >> when we have vehicles driving around with emergency lights, and then sim floor a police vehicle, that is a concern for us. and that's a concern for the public. >> police have not identified the victim of the phony traffic stop. they do want to hear from anyone else who might have also been a victim. >> now, that the democratic national convention is over, clean up from the big event is on. renmant of confetti rained down on crews hard at work inside the wells fargo center
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today. stage now a shell of it former self. while it took years of planning and month every building, workers will have the venue back to normal over the next few days, at a post convention news conference, mayor jim kenney told reporters the city was shining in the additional spotlight. >> i want to thank philadelphians for being such wonderful hoses. i had so many people stop me on the streets it tell me how friendly and fun philadelphians really are, and that's the best advertising in the world. >> police say only 11 protesters were arrested during the convention for breaching the security fence. 160 people were cited out of the more than 13,000 estimated demonstrators. >> words of appreciation are pouring in for the philadelphia police department over their performance during the dnc. they are being congratulated for a job well done. videos like this one posted on the department's facebook page show officers singing and playing guitar with a bernie sanders support nerve south philly. it was posted with the caption: here at the ppb, we
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it all, safety, service, skinners, for the younger generation. in less than a year philadelphia has played host to sit what i two major events, the visit by pope francis and now the dnc. many are wondering what could be in the works. david spunt on the ben franklin parkway in center sit which more on that. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, what a week it was, listen, ten months ago where i am standing hundreds of thousands of people were watching pope francis, it has been busy year orr so for philadelphia, and someone i spoke to works to promote the city said much more in store. >> just under 30 million around the country watched hillary clinton deliver her history making speech at the wells fargo center. the spotlight on philadelphia was a bright one this week. >> we made history again. that was the tag line of the convention, and it was really true. >> garrett snyder says the democratic national convention not only success but another
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notch in philadelphia's ever growing belt. >> we had a record year for tourism last year. we hit 41 million people. what's amazing is that everyone is learning about philadelphia around the globe. >> she expect to break that record for 2016. this week's convention brought many first timers, who loved the convention and the city of philadelphia. >> i thought the convention was very entertaining, well organized. >> i thought it was awesome. >> ten months ago the city swelled in population when almost a million people came to see pope francis, during his visit to the united states. philadelphia is a greek word and while the olympics might not be in the cards, derrick snyder believes the superbowl is. says the city can easily hand al superbowl and other big event. >> we always laugh that people say the media has been saying philadelphia is having a moment. and we say we're having an era. >> an era, so no official word on superbowl in the future, but she believes it could happen. we do know that philadelphia
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is expected, though, to be the site of the 2017nfl draft next spring. reporting live tonight, david spunt, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". exciting times in philly, david, thanks so much. tonight federal investigators looking into possible security breach targeting hillary clinton's campaign. officials say computer hack was discovered by private investigators hired by the campaign. sources tell cbs news it is not yet known who is responsible or whether that attack was row late dollars to the larger breach of the democratic national committee, when wikileaks released e-mail. >> meantime hillary clinic already and her runningmate, hit the road on a bus trip. >> they kicked it off here if philadelphia, nicole brewer joins us with what clinton said about our city following the dnc. >> she must have liked it, because she stuck around, right, guys? "eyewitness news" spoke one-on-one with clinton, who made history here in philadelphia as the first ever female presidential nominee for a major party. now, 24 hours later she is in
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full-on campaign mode, focusing her efforts in pennsylvania, after recent suffolk university pole finds 8% of voters in the commonwealth are undecided. >> the dnc may be over in philadelphia, but hillary clinton wasn't ready to leave at a rally inside temple university, the democratic nominee told "eyewitness news", the trip was everything she hoped for. >> my son-in-law drove out in philadelphia. and so she came from a big family, and i have friends from philadelphia, i loved coming to philadelphia over the years, and it was just so wonderful to be here in this beautiful city. it was so gracious, so hospitable, we had a wonderful convention. >> but today it was back to business, telling supporters that in her first 100 days in office, she will make the largest investing in a good paying jobs since world war ii. >> we've got to make this economy work for everyone, not just those at the top. >> over the next three days, clinton and vice presidential
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nominee, tim kaine, will tour parts of pennsylvanian ohio. kaine said manufacturing is not death. >> and it is often these family businesses just like connect, are keeping it alive. >> after praising the toy company's made in america approach, took end took aim at america, trump and his slogan make america again. >> everything he makes he makes somewhere opens, besides america. the only thing he makes in america are bankrupcies. >> both his own and of the people who do business with him. >> later friday night, the democratic ticket took to harrisburg as part of the campaign strategy to reach out to republican voters and introduce kane to the country. and after harrisburg, clinton and kane will make their way to pittsburgh before heading to youngstown, ohio, in each city they'll hold multiple rallies and do several symptoms at area bins cents.
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>> coming offer the convention, and then continuing. it is okay, yes, really is. >> donald trump, he gets his effort out west tonight in colorado. gop nominee held two campaign event in the battleground states including denver, in most spot went off acceptance speech from n ooh. >> shy mentioned me two # two times. twenty-two. the truth is it was a little bit on the boring side, wouldn't you say, like taking sominex. >> trump also talked about the friendship between his daughter ivanka and chelsey clinton. he said he wished they were friends because it would be easier, but that they are, so there is nothing he can do. >> tonight new worries surrounding the zika virus. >> for the first time, mosquitos here in the united states have transmitted the disease. still ahead at 11:00 where seek an is now turning up. >> plus a horse neglected and
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left for dead. "eyewitness news" has been following this story for month. tonight we have the amazing recovery of clarissa. we'll show you the pictures. >> soggy thursday night and earl friday morning with i am to 5 inches every rainfall falling across part of the delaware valley. come talking about the rain, and how often you will need that umbrella coming up. >> here's welcome why one group localed veteran tonight. your nice after a short break.
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>> health officials in florida confirm what's likely the first transmitted cases of the zika virus in the united
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state. one woman, three men, are suspect today have gotten the virus from a mosquito bite. officials believe the infections occurred in the small area just north of downtown miami. doctor anthony fouchi says almost certain the us will see more cases, he doesn't expect the largest zika outfit like in brazil or puerto rico. >> we must assume that that could happen. that's the reason why you get very aggress enough trying to prevent it. >> pregnant woman are at greatest risk because the virus can cause birth defect, florida main supplier of blood said it has started testing donations for zika. >> the new sandy hook elementary school is set to open nearly four years after the 2012 shooting in newtown connecticut that killed 20, first graders, and six educators. classes will begin on august 29th, the $50 million, 86,000 square foot building built to appeal to children and keep themself. new school has impact
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resistant windows and boost, and video monitoring. there will not and on sit official, but the school decided to keep it formal name. >> we're part of our sandy hook village community, part every newtown, and the fact that a horrible thing happened here does not erase the wonderful things that have also happened here in our 300 year old history of our community. >> the old school was torn down in 2013, to make way for the new building. the school stands on the same property, but in a different footprint. >> six state workers in michigan are now facing charges in connection to the water crisis in flint. prosecutors say some of the workers tried to cover up or down play the high leaves of lead grounds if flint resident. water became contaminated in 2014, when the city started pulling drinking water from the flit river to save them money. >> and how did pipes up the in the water, the lead from the
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water? boil water advisory remains in effect for two thirds of the sit, those who live west of the cooper river are being urged to boil their water. the advisory due to water main break that happened yesterday near river and delaire roads in pennsauken. >> the watt their goes into your mouth and into your body, and at least for the next 24 hours, we strongly recommend that you do not use the pipe water. >> state mandated water quality tests will continue. and, an update tonight on bail a malnourished horse we first told you about back in january. this was video of clarissa from january, just after she was rescued from a veterinarian's farm. she was in such poor condition, you will remember, she could barely stand. well, take a look at her now. she has been nursed back to health by the last chance rescue in quakertown and we're very happy to tell you she was adopted today. we are now told she is in perfect health and doing great. >> great to hear. new tonight, welcoming home veterans. >> "eyewitness news" at the
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jesse toby american legion post 148 in lan horn. paid tribute to veterans thanking them for their service to our country. >> we welcome home our troops. we honor or veterans, we show our families and our communities that our military is support dollars. them need to know. that will they need to know when they come home they are not forgotten, and that we are here for them. >> the veterans honored tonight received certificate as well as patriotic beads and the embroidered starve an american flying no longer showing. >> lauren joyce you now with our forecast, the week send here. got something good for us, i hope? >> nope. >> good night. not too bad. you will get some sun, sometimes outdoors, but we have to keep an eye to the sky. be very vigilant with storms in the forecast, we head into the upcoming weekends, at least we've broken this excessive heat stroke, took heavier rain. rainfall totals, this is just
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from midnight, not even counting the last night, so an inch in write town, new jersey, doylestown, picking up an inch of rainfall today, most of this fell during overnight period, salem new jersey picking itch about .9 of an inch every rainfall, all quiet right now, live look at center city philadelphia, do see some low clouds looming on the scene, 78 degrees the current temperature, winds out of the southwest, driving in the moisture, still muggy factor, making it feel more like 08 degrees, at this late hour. high temperatures today, finally broke the 90s, we had seven days in a row in the 90s in philadelphia, we're only 1 degrees shy, we'll take it. eighty-five the high in philadelphia, did get into the 90's in berks county and also lehigh valley, and 09 agree days are not so -- >> back in 2010, 55 days of 90 degrees or better. hopefully we won't reach that number over the next couple of month.
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temperatures 78 degrees in philly, at 76 in allentown, 72 degrees your current temperature in millville. storm scan3 showing us little activity right now, more in the way of heavier rainfall, kind of list isolated cluster of shower activity at this, now light weight fall. continuing to move out to the south and southeast about to cross the river, also, berks county, seeing little isolated cell phone bringing down moderate rainfall over reading and off to the south and east. we do have very stray thundershower overnight tonight, partly cloudy being dropping tomorrow 73 degrees, tomorrow much more than stray thunderstorm activity, i think we start off mainly dry, showers and thunderstorms develop as we head into the second half of the day. humid day, hyatt 85. as i men shown, mainly dry in the morning but downpours to steak up, scattered storms in the avianca noon, activity will continue into the evening hours. overnight tonight, showing us chance of stray thunderstorm
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waking g up tomorrow morning, walk the dogs, get the job in. good time, 78:00, 9:00. specially go into the meeting of the hey flare up with thunderstorm being activity take this with grain of salt. model hasn't been doing great shock. been shifting around a lot as far as where the coverage is located. i think we all have pretty good shot at seeing scattered shower and thunderstorm activity. even into early sunday morning, as well, so it is going to be a soggy go for us, and down the shore tomorrow, scattered showers and thunderstorms specially for the second half of the day. could see morning storms in the poconos. do watch out for that, for high temperatures middle 70s. sunday scattered storms still in the forecast, another humid day, monday august 1, spotty storms recalling so digging down the rain chance as bit each day, then finally tuesday, beautiful due in store nice way to kick off the week of august. comfortable humidity, tell me
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when you've in the 80s with sunshine. >> not in the 90 else, too. >> all right, don bell let's talk sports. >> how about baseball? phillies in pitching dual in atlanta, eagles offense i have star get the new deal.
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>> welcome back, phillies and braves game two of their four game series, straight to highlights, no score in the third, herrera with line drive to left.
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peterson, boots it, ceasar hernandez, he was on first, makes it all the way home. phils take one-nothing lead. go to the bottom of the thirds now, tied at one, nick, right centerfield, one run is in, hey, on the bump, allows two runs, 6 inches, but the phils held to just five hits, they lose two to one. jeremy on the bump thomas they take on the braves once again. >> all right, dial up the internet, rotary phone, bunny ears, on a black and white tv. old and out-dated. that's what it means to be a 33 year old running back in the nfl. unless you're darren sproles. the eagles sign the pro bowl tow contract extension through 2017. even though he is a dinosaur by nfl standards, he is still one of the best return guys in the league. he's also a dynamic pass catcher out of the sack field, and eagles were happy to have him. >> he looks like he's catching a punt, don't even put an age on him, that's all relative. he comes out and practices
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hard every day, great running back, but when i see him go out there and make plays, shoot, i know, crazy, we look to guy to cover our needs, man, he is a beast. >> sproles 5-foot six. second round of the pga championship delayed about 45 minutes because of rain overnight. how about phil mickelson? first t shot goes left, like way left, like so far left, ukee, really? >> oh, oh. like your boy's not even close. he's 07 on the day. robert, shot seven under, 63, tied with jimmy walker for the lead. catch the final two rounds right here. >> you know when the pros do it, it makes you feel little better about your game. >> but you could never. >> could never. >> ever, ever. ya, i wishment thank you, don. >> we'll be i'm only in my 60's. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans.
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a thousand turn out for free community fair in montgomery count. >> i "eyewitness news" at elmwood park zoo in norristown for the eighth and aoun kids fair today. residents within the 17th senatorial district which includes part of delaware and montgomery counties. were treated to food, and fun, while learning about available community resources. the family event was co-hosted by pennsylvania state senator, david reach, and suburban
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don't miss out on the laughs coming up next with the late show, followed by late late show. morning team tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. i'm ukee washington. >> i'm jessica dean. we're always on for you at cbsphilly.com. good night, family, sleep well.
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