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recovery after her second shoulder surgery. our stephanie stahl shows us the reason that she says it was a much more pain free alternative and how new trend could help you out, kate? we're talking about surging temperatures and humidity throughout the week, we have an excessive heat watch in effect, i'll tell you when it initial to effect, which days will feel the worst and when then are storms could impact the area all right now at 6:00. we never expect something like this to happen, in our neighborhood. they were a great family. >> a burlington county neighborhood is shaken. a family, including a ten year-old boy is dead of an apparent murder/suicide. tonight as police investigate the community tries to come to grips with the tragedy. hello everyone i'm ukee washington. i'm nicole brewer in for jessica dean tonight. "eyewitness news" reporter rahel solomon is live in burlington township with more,
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rahel. >> reporter: nicole and ukee, this is the second murder/suicide this less than a week that police in our region are investigating. over the weekend in berks county, of course, officials discovering a family of five dead. that appeared to be a murder suicide. today officialness this normally quiet new jersey town tell me that they are dealing with a similar crime. neighbors say sunflower circumstance until burlington, new jersey is usually very quiet, the family inside house 15, seemingly happy. >> well, always riding his bike outside. >> reporter: prosecutors say monday night police went to the home for a welfare check and discovered husband ruben johnson his wife mishanda and their ten year-old son dead. neighbors tell us thinks johnson and michigan honda police believe he was shooter and then turned his gun on himself. >> just never expected that. it is a tragedy. really is. >> reporter: signs of perhaps happen years times could be seen outside home tuesday as people made their way in and out. no doubt wondering why.
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police still have have not released a motive. i just spoke with police official about five minutes before my report, still no motive this evening, but we can tell you that we have learned today that according to a web site that list sheriff sale for counties the home behind me, home where this family was discovered, was scheduled for sheriff's sale just a few months in october. reporting live, rahel solomon, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> rahel, thank you. philadelphia police released a picture of car they are looking for in the death of the three-year old girl in kensington. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is there with more on the investigation, anita. >> reporter: ukee and nicole, a memorial has been growing all day. people stopped by to drop off candles and stuffed animals to honor this little girl. neighbors we spoke to say the worst part of all of this is that this entire tragedy could have been prevented. >> i mean, right up the
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street. >> reporter: neighbors and business owners in kensington the speeding is nothing new. >> we represent a highway section of the city. >> reporter: police say street racing could to be blame in the multi car crash monday night that killed a three-year old girl. >> my heart goes out to them. i could not imagine having a six year-old and 11 year-old, to imagine losing one, devastating. >> reporter: around 7:15 monday night police say two cars were speeding down the 2400 block of north second street when they crashed in the 2012 honda civic carrying three people, including the toddler. that car then spun and hit a fire hydrant with the enough impact to also up route a traffic light post and eject three-year oldest ter palmer from the back window. >> there was a car seat in the car. we do not know if she was buckled in properly or not. >> reporter: now neighbors want to see more patrol and enforcement of the speed limit before something like this ever happens again. >> senseless. >> reporter: sixty-four year-old grandmother riding in the passenger seed remains in critical but stable condition at temple university hospital.
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police are still looking for this black honda accord which they say fled the scene. police say that car, should have heavy damage to the driver's side after that lamp post felon top of it but at this time no charges have been filed against anyone involved in the crash. live from kensington, anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, day one of the testimony wraps up in the criminal trial of the pennsylvania attorney general, kathleen kane. kane appeared upbeat when she arrived at the courthouse in norristown this morning. in opening statements the prosecution said that kane was benton revenge, when she allegedly leaked secret grand jury information and then lied about it under oath. kane's defense attorney countered that she made an honest mistake and that mistakes are not criminal. first on the stand for the commonwealth today montgomery county detective paul brandberry. he presented documents showing that kane signed notized oath toss keep grand jury information gathered before she took office secret. the trial is expect to last
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one week. reputed philadelphia mob boss joey merlino is due in the florida courtroom on friday. federal authorities arrested more lean he last week for his alleged role in the organized crime ring. he wases supposed to have a detention hearing this morning but it was rescheduled at the request of his lawyers. merlino spent almost 12 years behind bars on a earlier racketeering conviction. he was released in 2011. search crews recovered black box from the doomed cargo ship el faro, freighter sank last year near bow ham owe when it got caught in hurricane joaquin. all 33 people on board died. crews hoped the recent recovery will be able to give them insitu what went wrong in the final moments. ship was built in chester delaware county in 1975. police in delaware say a speeding car driven by a suspect drunk driver cause aid fiery crash at a popular restaurant. flames destroyed, ed's chicken and crabs on route one in dewey beach earlier this morning. investigators say michelle
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small was behind the wheel, they tell us she lost control and then struck the restaurant and a propane line causing a gas leak. fire fighters were able to pull her from the car before the restaurant caught fire, small is charged with dui. no one was injured when the porch roof collapsed over three row homes today, chopper three over 4700 block of melrose street in the frankford section of the city. we are told two homes were occupied and resident are allowed to stay home while repairs are being made. search is on for thief got away with the hospital computer, and it was all caught on camera. this surveillance video from methodist hospital on south broad street shows a man walking with an hp desk top computer, monitor, keyboard and mouse on july 28th. he got away through broad street doors. it is not clear if sensitive information was compromised if you recognize, call police. police are also searching for several suspects who used a rock to smash their way in canal's liquor store in berlin boro this happened on route 73
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last night. the four suspects ransack the cash register and wine cellar office. they did not getaway with money. you are asked to call police if you recognize those suspects. still to come on "eyewitness news" a new trend in recovery, our stephanie stahl sits down with the local woman who says her second shoulder surgery we have was so much better than the first. she explains why. northeast philadelphia school that can show you the ropes when it comes to wrestling, our vittoria woodill is seeing if she can hold her own, kate. it turned out to be a nice summer day especially down the shore would have we have blue skies down in margate. waves rolling in. we are talking about excessive, potentially dangerous heat and humidity right through the rest of the week and licensing stretch of it, and tell you how long it last and when our excessive heat watch initial to effect coming up, don. confirmation and denial, at the same time, so will eagles lineman lane johnson be suspended or not?
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bizarre story surrounding one of the bird best, sports coming up next.
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then she'd use that money to make the largest investment in creating good paying jobs since world war ii. millions of jobs. you can read the plan here. cbs-3 healthwatch cervical pain is part of the opioid addiction. now one philadelphia hospital has a new way to control pain. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here to explain this new approach, and it sound promising. >> reporter: very promising. this is about finding painkiller alternatives, traditionally following orthopedic surgery patients are given prescriptions for things like percocet. well now instead of that penn medicine has a new way to control, surgical pain. >> you push against me here, very strong, that is great.
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>> reporter: four months after shoulder replacement surgery and 77 year-old janet daddy who had arthritis is finally able to use her arms without pain. >> can you raise them above your head. >> yes. >> wonderful. >> reporter: janet had a quick, easy recovery something you do not usually hear with shoulder surgery. >> women compare to it natural child birth, men compare to it kidney stones. it can be painful at night. >> reporter: doctor david glasser with penn orthopedics say pain from shoulder surgery was traditionally with narcotics but because of side effects and addiction concerns they found a better solution. >> we're using a special pump that administers the anesthetic, to the local area, heel that area. >> reporter: thinks pain pull that directs medication to the surgery site through a catheter in the neck. >> placed in a certain way they can use their hand and still be active but yet they won't have have pain from surgery. >> it is a wonderful thing. >> reporter: janet who had pain pump for first few days after the operation says
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surgical scar is her only reminder. >> this is a new one. >> reporter: three years ago she had her other shoulder replaced and given narcotics. recovery from that was slow and painful. this time with the pain pump. >> this was like nothing, it was a walk in the park. it was so different. it is like night and day report report she was quickly able to comb her hair something that had been a struggle before. >> a little nasty today. >> reporter: now doctor glasser is also doing some of the shoulder replacement surgeries with just local anesthesia and not general. patients can be awake. he said that helps them recover faster with fewer medications. to be able to do shoulder surgery like this, without those kind of medications, our friend don bell, knows all about shoulder surgery. >> i had a rotator cup surgery and i slept upright for two and a half weeks. it was most painful experience i have ever had. >> next time check out pain pump. >> there is a solution. >> can make a difference.
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>> that is exactly right. >> i have the hip, i have no problem. they cannery build us. >> that is right. >> rebuild. >> that is right. >> bionic guys. >> thanks, guys. >> new jersey's gamble or legalizing sports betting goes bust. federal appeals court truck downstate's 2014 law ruling it violated a 1992 federal law. >> new jersey wanted to legalize sports bet nothing casinos and race tracks but four major professional sports leagues and ncaa sued the state over the effort claiming it would damage the integrity of their games and lead to game fixing. lets talk more about the games right now and with don bell again. we're talking about the eagles and their problems as they go into their first preseason game thursday night. >> it doesn't look good. >> they could be without one of their best players when the season finally gets underway. let's talk bit. eagles tackle lane johnson is reportsly facing a ten game suspension for violating the nfl policy on performance
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enhancing drugs. now if the report is true, this would be johnson's second time, failing a test, and also, it could cost him more than 25 million-dollar in guarantied money. local reporters reached out to johnson via text and lane denied the report. however, "fox sports" nfl guru jay glazer tweeted this, just heard from lane johnson says he took an amino as that i had was approved but tested positive for peptides. fighting it, as well as the company, you're responsible for what goes in your body, but he insists it was approved. waiting on b sample. now not too long ago johnson's agent released this statement, first, we are aware that a member of the media has start aid rumor that lane will be suspended for a ped violation. two, lane has not been suspended, and any reports to the contrary is false. and three, nonetheless, we will not comment on my client protected health information. so we have a case have he
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said, he said. so, as the eagles go, no comment from doug pederson or rest of the organization. news about lane johnson did not break until after practice today. so on the field it was business as usual. bird are preparing for a thursday night home preseason game begins tampa bay buccaneers. pederson will call plays and talk directly to the the quarterbacks through headsets. >> so, your focused not only offensively but when defense is back out there, you are looking at how your players are playing and, you know, you are kind of that quarterback on the side line and being in that position for, you know, so many years, that is really kindf what this is all about. >> so you want to be a head coach in the nfl, right? does he not have enough issues on his hand? he is a rookie himself. he will not sleep wednesday nighting in the game on thursday, just nerves. then he has his right tackle potentially in a situation
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here. tough job. >> tough way to start a season. >> yes. >> wow. >> thanks, don. >> bird might want to break out pickle juice like they did years ago, for hydration, it will be hot. >> now they have sports drinks but pickle juice, from back in the day. >> yes. >> i think i would prefer sports drinks. >> they may want to. because thing about football weather you think of the nice crisp chill in the air. it will be the complete opposite of football weather thursday night. very humid. very disgusting if you have to be wearing pads. i feel for those guys out there. it will be a mess. don bell you and your suits will be sweating out there. >> and then there is that. >> i feel for him as well. >> lets take a look what is going on outside. not a bad evening. turned out to be a nice day. we have sunshine. a few clouds here and there dew points not too bad but humidity will be climbing and we will keep getting worse through the rest of the week. looking outside takes to us musikfest in bethlehem where we can see people on main street from the hotel bethlehem, it looks like a
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great night to be out and about in the christmas city. big deal through the week but it looks crowded out there tonight. i was trying to figure out what was going on, it looks like there are four figure is here right about here and they are walking through middle of the street. could not figure that out. maybe putting on a show and people crowding around to watch. the at musikfest there are a lot of things happening tonight that have me wondering what is actually going on but this looks like a good time. the lets take a look at storm scan three which is clear for the moment. couple showers creeping in southern delaware. not a whole lieutenant of moisture with those but it will get worse before better. we have the heat and humidity climbing from the south and all of these scattered showers, and storms heading our way, through the rest of the week. it is a total wash out over the next several days, not the so, but when talking about high humidity, anyone of these storms can pro tuesday that heavy rainfall much like what we saw a couple weeks ago. threat for flash flooding could be an issue with these slow moving heavy storms. our excessive heat watch goes into effect at noon on
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thursday, continue all the waste through 6:00 o'clock saturday evening and that is an indication that heat index values could top 100 degrees, possibly even higher then 105. especially on saturday. all thanks to the big area of high pressure off the coast and heat pump is pulling in all that heat and moisture from the south and west. jet stream off to the north. we have a stalled front to the north as well. you can see taking a look at water vapor. you are looking at any tan shading, that is dry air, any blue shading is humid air. all this humidity over golf of mexico is being brought in northward and we will feel it over next few days. we will have cloud. tomorrow afternoon a stray shower or thunderstorm. looks more active here on thursday especially in the afternoon. right about three or four or 5:00 we will see showers and storms popping up. heat index values topping 100, thursday, friday, and saturday. even tonight, feeling much warmer then recent night. seventy-five is our overnight low. we mention that had eagles preseason game. 86 degrees at kick off. bucks are in town for that. there could be a thunderstorm
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and that 86 will feel more like 92 or 39 with the humidity. now what we sometimes ignore is lows in the bottom of the screen. it is 90 degrees at night. you don't get that cooling at night. if you don't have air conditioning heat will build and build and that is why it could be dangerous heat right through weekend. >> take precautions. >> check on each other. >> thanks, kate. >> still to come tonight on "eyewitness news". >> showing us the ropes, torey? coming up, rest will factory, practicing my moves, oh, boy, this will be rough. oh, boy. you don't want to miss
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more than 1,000 young people received employment opportunity this summer thanks to the urban affairs coalition summer youth employment program. >> today the students, community leaders and supporters were recognized for
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you don't have to be a pro wrestler to get a real experience, by taking a fall and taking on the persona complete with costume. >> vittoria woodill, aka garden snake as she's known is live in the ring learning the ropes, in the northeast, hi torey. >> you obviously do not have to be a pro, to learn from the best. take a look behind me, we are live in the northeast, at rest will factory where you can learn, not only, wrestling moves, but the art of shecara wrestling. watch this. the ring is about to rock. where are we? >> this is rest will factory, philadelphia's premiere wrestling school right in the northeast, wherever week night, men and women feel the heat under the lights and they learn how to give cold hard smack downs. >> they teach wrestling,
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american, japanese, british, it is best school there is. >> if you want to see death defying feat there is that. if you want to see amazing colorful characters is there that. if you want to see emotional journey there is that too. >> reporter: thinks shecara, and they tell us more. >> shecar ace the most colorful vibrant characters in all of professional wrestling exists. students here at rest will factory learn a little bit of everything, not just professional wrestling moves, mannerism but they get to build confidence and it is a great work out. >> can you show me some snake steel. >> oh, yes. >> let's get it on. >> reporter: first my entrance, now entering ring for the first time, garden state. for a garden state that was pretty good. >> for a beginner, a plus. >> let's learn a lock up. >> yes. >> yeah. >> head lock. >> very good.
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>> oh, yeah. >> how did you know a lock up and head lock, i'm going to push you and come back and knock me down with as much mullahs we can. >> lets see how this good. >> do you want a piece of the garden state. >> bring it. >> yes. >> wow. >> wow one, two, three. >> i didn't look like an amateur. >> had a great teacher. if you want to learn the heart of tapping someone out visit rest will factory.com. guys, garden state, in the flesh. >> wow. >> and you work for coffee i love that t-shirt. >> we will see you later. >> garden state, in the ring. >> all right. thanks so much for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 "eyewitness news" returns at 10:00 o'clock on our sister station wpsg the cw philly and we will be back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. up next, "cbs evening
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news" from new york, here is scott pelley, take captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: trump goes off script and critics say over the line. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although, the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> pelley: also tonight, more zika cases from florida mosquitos. >> we want to start a family soon, and this may keep us from doing so. >> pelley: new calls for tighter regulation of amusement parks after the tragic death of a young boy. and thousands hike the appalachian trail every year, but not the way stacy kozel is doing it. >> reporter: hang on, hang on. i have never heard that sentence before. >> i know.

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