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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> good afternoon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, let's get right out to meteorologist, katie fehlinger on the skydeck with the latest, katy? >> good morning to you both, i should say good afternoon, it always happens to you when you wake up super early. you get used to saying good morning. afternoon, everyone, starting to see the clouds break nicely, starting to see the clouds roll through in and
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out. the sun is trying hard to break through. we do have some signs of blue skies out here. now we had obviously couple of showers that rolled through early this morning, at this point any of the green you're finding on storm scan, pretty much ground clutter at the radar site. look at loop here over the last couple of hours, yes, clouds have really thin dollars out nicely. so it is looking, to set up to be pretty nice afternoon. i would say that there is a possibility that we still see a stray left over shower, but generally if you got outdoor plans, i think you're good, 81 the current temperature at philadelphia international airport right now. and as we had mention, we've been delta eight-day stretch, of 90 plus degrees, and today, we think it will be close, but we think that we're going to break that streak here. other than a spotty, key word, spotty left over shower here and there, we expect to hit the upper 80s in philly, 89 specifically, meanwhile, at the resort towns talking low and mid 80s for daytime highs here. so all-in-all setting up to be nice afternoon, even though we start it off with the gray skies, but coming up, we are going to be dealing eventually with a return, yes, of the
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humidity. i know that's the last thing you want to hear, but it will pay us back down the road. so we'll have your full forecast later in the show. we send it back into you. >> thank, katie. one of the largest shopping malls in the united states is getting even bigger. our anita oh, live in kop where after more than half century the court and the maas are one. hey, anita? >> reporter: brooke, we know this mall is already huge, but this expansion is bringing it up to nearly 3 million square feet, many tweeting me, they say, they already get lost here, you may remember the plaza and the court used to be separated by this outdoor walkway, but now becoming one very large building. now, this opening has been two years in the making they first broke grounds on the expansion back in 2014. mall leaders celebrated today with ribbon cutting ceremony, live music and food from the new eatery, 50 new shop and restaurant, have been added here, there is new eating area called save or king of prussia. it includes popular chains, you may recognize, like high
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street kitchen and shake shack. and some of the high end retail stores like burr berry have expanded into flag ship spaces. you can also expect new additions like jimmy chew and stewart wise man, and though he recognizes growing popularity of outdoor malls, simon malls president tells us this will be a shopping experience like no other. >> we are supremely confident that the success of king of prussia is only going to be enhanced by this, and we have base in the this market it is growing, we've been able to put together a world class collection of retailers that come literally from all over the world. >> reporter: and even more stores will be added early next year, including american girl and sweet green. live from the king of prussia mall a, anita oh. >> thank you, anita. officials investigating row home fire in the strawberry
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neighborhood, happened about 2:00 a.m. in the 2700 block of newkirk street. firefighters battled flames, while dealing with our ongoing summer heat. thankfully no one was injured in that fire. >> new add noon, two people are in police custody, because investigators say they found and seized more than 50 images of child sex abuse in chester county. fifty-seven year old laurence jamison, and 25 year old, john brown, both face host of charges. police say they searched jamison's resident in malvern earlier this month and discovered the pair were creating child pornography, as well. they're both behind bars tonight. >> in other news, bucks county woman has been charged with rigging horse races by introducing performance enhancing drugs. twenty-five year old mayor john vague an of bensalem faces charges today, they say she gave the drugs to horses while she was employed at the parks casino and racing venue in bensalem. she is now out on $20,000 bail. said to appear in court on august 31. >> now, to campaign 2016, republican presidential
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nominee, donald trump, is on the road in north carolina. with his new campaign team. the new team includes the conservative former bright bart news executive steve ban on, and new campaign manager, kelly ann conway, along with chairman paul mantafort. some call it risky move 90 days before election day, trump and team first received briefing yesterday. meantime, new pole find that latino voters trust democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton much more than donald trump. the survey conducted by fox news latino found that 78% of latino voters believe that gop presidential candidate donald trump is neither honest nor trustworthy. now some latinos polled believe the same about clinton but by much smaller margin. 1% of voters survey believe she could not be trusted. >> the green party candidate are taking their case to the voters. doctor jill stein, and runningmate, took part in town hall last night.
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stein stein blasted both trump and clinton. >> i will have trouble sleeping at night if donald trump is elected. i will also have trouble sleeping at night if hillary clinton is elected. >> meanwhile, the libertarian candidate gary johnson says his campaign has raised $3 million over the last few days. recent pole shows johnson at 9%, stein polling around 5%. >> there are now just 81 days left until we vote. stay with cbs-3 "eyewitness news" for the latest campaign 2016 news or go on line at cbsphilly.com. >> the blue cut wild fire continues to rage on spreading across 40 square miles of mountains and dessert, destroying homes in its path. >> fire crews paying particular attention to the ski town of rightwood, inning closer to homes. authorities say they're unclear how many homes have been lost, but the number is large. >> hopefully these guys will take care of it, then we can
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be safe, because we have got no place to go. >> about 1500 firefighters have been battling the blaze which is now only about 4% contained. >> well, coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", looking for your big break? a soap opera casting call is underway right away, right now, in philadelphia. you can get a spot on one of cbs premiere daytime soaps. >> plus, caught on camera. a man sees a bike he likes, and rides it right out of the store without paying. the news at noon continues in just a moment.
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. votevets is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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welcome back, fans of the young and the restless on cbs are flocking to sugarhouse casino. >> maybe one of the fans will be on the show one day. alexandria hoff joins us live from fishtown to explain today's casting call, hey, alex? >> well this casting call is first come first served. some of the people you're seeing here arrived at 4:00 in the morning to sugarhouse to get their big break on the young and the restless, others seeing around the perimeter, just starting to come in to greet the stars, real excited about this, but this line right here, the check if for the auditions. we go into that room, though, right now. the exclusive audition room. this is where everybody will be standing in front of cameras, and delivering their lines. now, here, we will meet up right now with our friends named terry. terry has already auditioned today. but we're going to give him another go-around. he will be playing the part of lines he was provided with whole monologue. i'll be playing the part of
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abigail yuengling or whatever you call me, and with lines that i just made up myself. that might not make any sense, but we will give him another go. this is actual actor here. let's see what he's got. i'll give it a big action and start out. okay? billy, when we were in madrid, last week, i thought my trust in you had returned. i thought the world was once again at our fingertips, but then, i saw the way that you looked at the made. and then the bartender, and then the bell boy, and the music just died. and in a way so did i. >> i was going to wait to do this. but when the moment is right, listen, i've let you down nor times than i can count. and the fear of that is what kept me from doing this. until i was firmly reminded of how temporary all this is, and
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how lucky i am to have you, our kids, your friendship, your love, and your fate in us. i love you. victoria, would you open up that beautiful heart of yours and let me back in to stay? will you marry me again? >> that sounds good. all right, women, thank you so much. that was awesome. and it will be a big day out here for everyone, give everyone the full scoop. reporting from sugarhouse casino, i'm alexandria hoff, we send it back to you. >> bravo, alex, that was one of the best things i've ever seen. thank you so much. you made my day. hey earlier today, i sat down with doug davidson, and steve burton of the young and the restless. you know, they're approaching their 11,000 episode. they told me what it means to be approaching such a milestone along with their
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fans. >> to be on a show, i mean, doug, how long have you been there? >> thirty-eight years. >> i mean, to have a job in television for 38 years, that's amazing. >> grandma, mom, daughter. >> amazing, both on daytime for, i mean, combined like 72 years or something. so but we've been out on the road, you know, in the late 80s, 90s, you would judge go do appearances everywhere, mean generations of fans. and, you know, they think that we're a part of their family. >> we're in their home every day. >> something that they bond over, as a family, it is awesome. >> and if you still want that big break, you are not out of time yet. the auditions run until 3:00 at the sugarhouse for your chance to appear on the young and the restless or the bold and the beautiful, cbsphilly.com. well, breaking right now, new developments in olympic swimmer ryan lochte story that he was robbed at gunpoint in rio. jamie yuccas report.
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>> reporter: a brazilian police official tells the associated press that olympian ryan lochte made up the story about getting robbed at gunpoint in rio. he says lochte and three other american swimmers got into altercation with a gas station security guard, early sunday morning, after one of the swimmers broke a bathroom door. the information contradict this earlier claim from lochte. >> guy pulls out this gun, he cox it, puts it to my forehead, says get down, and i put my hand up, like whatever. >> reporter: lochte has already left brazil, but conger, gunnar bentz, and james feigen still in rio. pulled off a judge after a judge ruled she wanted to hear from them again. brazilian authorities began doubting the olypians when the stories did not match. lochte told police single gunman held them up took $400. jimmy feigen claimed there were several robbers, one armed. wednesday night lochte's version changed again, he
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reportedly told nbc there were exactly two gunmen, and that the gun was just pointed generally in his direction. he also said the swimmer's taxi was not pulled over, but instead, was at a gas station when they were held up. this surveillance video, the daily mail obtained, is also raising questions. it shows the athlete arriving at the olympic village around 7:00 a.m. sunday morning, brazilian authorities note the men did not appear shaken, and even joke around. lochte's lawyer says there is no question the robbery happened, and brazilian officials are just trying to deflect criticism of problems at the rio games. jamie yuccas, cbs news, rio de janeiro. >> still ahead on "eyewitness news", heartwarming act of generosity. >> when we come back, meet local auto mechanic who helped struggling college student 800 miles away. you will love this story, katie. >> brooke, looking ahead to steamy weekend, coming up here in our forecast, another cold front scheduled across through, that means, not just
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steamy air, but more storms, we'll track them, let you know on but how did we end up here? his mom thought he had the flu and that he was covered by the meningococcal meningitis
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police hope you can help them track down the man they say stole a bicycle from a philadelphia k-mart. the surveillance video shows the man riding the red bike inside the store on the 3300 block of aramingo avenue. police say this is about 3:00 in the morning tuesday. police say the suspect got away, but if you recognize them, call police. sometimes a helping hands can go a long way. >> our pat gallen tells us about a local man, who went
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well beyond philadelphia to help a teenager in need. >> nineteen year old fred barrel i wanted a job at gordon state college before the semester began, so he road a small bike 50 plus miles to school, then slept in a tent. that's where local auto mechanic andrew comes in. >> when the story hit facebook, i caught winds of it, and inquired if the kid had a drivers license, which he did, whether he was in a position to except a vehicle, you know, process the paperwork, which he was. >> andrew had 2003 hyundai that needed a home, so he drove from philadelphia to georgia, to give the car to him. >> we got together thursday night, which was the day before we actually presented the car to him. and he just is a great young kid. he had an infectious smile, infectious laugh, loves to hug everybody, real dedicated kid with a lot of dedication. >> i've known him since childhood, thought it was a great time to do a nice thing.
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so he told barrel i when he's done with the car, he needs to pass it along, as well. >> i look at it like a pay forward thing. anybody ever in a chance to help somebody out, and in a position to do it, help them out. it really is what makes the world go around. >> as for barrel i, essay tending gordon state college as biology major, aspires to be a doctor, also aided by many other strangers with nearly $184,000 to through a go fund me page. he can't believe the outpouring of support. >> i just wanted to personally say thank you, so much, for all you have done for me. >> in northeast philadelphia, pat gallen, "eyewitness news". just a sweet story. >> it is really great. great for andrew here and good luck to fred. >> absolutely. just love stories like that. really, so nice. seeing sunshine out there, too, right now, things are brightening up nicely across the delaware valley, lovely news, if you have outdoor plans. i could still feel lingering shower for some of you, we will walk you through the possibility, generally
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speaking back in the sunshine, looks like it will stick around for the majority of the rest of the day here. still warm outside, also expecting to not get too quite the levels on the thermometer as we've seen in recent days. looking at storm scan, you can have pretty scattered showers, but they were bit more widespread, rolling on through early this morning, notice, what happens, the tail end of the loop. see few more bubble up here, back through north central pennsylvania, and some of that could survive and fire up here before said and done. so i don't want to totally rule out the possibility of left over shower, i would say more than anything expect to mix sun and clouds the rest of the day. this frontal boundery finally sort of sizzling away, but we are eventually going to see another front come our way, and i allude dollars to that earlier in the show. that comes by this weekend, and it is what finally breaks us of the worse of any heat, any humidity. so come tomorrow, we are back in the influence of high pressure for one day. and this particular model is picking up that maybe portions of the garden state see quick shower, generally looking sunny, just warm, and then by the weekend, this is the front
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that eventually is going to move through. and again, bring in new threat for more widespread showers and storms, i know it looks like it bulbs up hereby the time we hit saturday afternoon, but notice, it should be pretty scattered in nature. there will be shower, thunderstorm around on saturday, generally in the afternoon, or evening, and scattered in nature. and then, come sunday, we start to see maybe some more widespread and heavier thunderstorms coming in, especially sunday night. so, most of your weekends is looking partly sunny just little steamier and humid. meanwhile we have some tropical activities, tropical storm fiona out there. looking at the expected track here, expecting this will move nice and slowly. at this point, general northwest flow in terms of where it will actually go, bermuda, may need to be on guard, but still many, many days away. we will let you know if you have any travel interests out that way whether or not it is something that may end up becoming a lands falling issue. but i don't suspect that this will be a problem for the united states coastline. speaking of the united states
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coastline, beautiful day at the beach right now, have some showers, gray skies have since cleared here outside beach patrol headquarters in margate. so other than that spotty left over shower chance, that i want to allow for, looking at nice afternoon on the beach, water temperatures are little cooler today, 84 degrees, so the expected daytime high with nice low rip countries being, meanwhile, later tonight, under partly cloudy sky, stays nice and warm, phillies should play without any major hit here whatsoever, but as we look forward in the forecast again, steaminess returning for us this weekend, specifically, that is because, again, awaiting the full passage of our next cold front. so as that happens, watch for heavier around thunderstorms specially sunday night, and then skies start to clear out monday, and tuesday, wednesday, guys, look gorgeous right now. not just sunny but comfortable warmth, low humidity. >> i give that one a thumbs-up, or two.
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j so going to the young and the restless. they might just try to steel alex from us. >> oh, her role as abigail. >> and then he called her victoria and didn't bat an irish. >> go to jim's twitter page. >> we did our rehearsal. >> they should be hired. >> that's "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm jim donovan. >> i'm katie fehlinger. always on line at cbsphilly.com. for senate, a clear difference.
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and as of now, i'd have to say no. david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. votevets is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> chelsea: you want to read it again, connor? okay. [ smooches ] you got it. whatever you want. [ sighs ] "dear connor, i am going to do everything i can to make sure i'm home next year, so we can celebrate your birthday the way we should -- together. you, me, and mommy. happy birthday, little man. love, daddy." >> chloe: [ sighs ] adam doesn't deserve to step foot outside the prison. >> victor: for your information, my son has suffered immeasurably. >> chloe: good letter, huh? >> chloe: mm-hmm. yeah. he got all of these toys and games for his birthday, yet the note is his favorite gift. isn't it? >> chloe: that's so awesome. hey, i bet you're gonna get an even better one soon.

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