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>> reporter: police believe around 8:30 gang activity led to shots fire. they are now in the trail of suspects fled, north on ninth street. >> laser light focus on these individual and we will do everything that we make sure they never walk streets as free individual again. >> reporter: chief scott thompson says it is not uncommon for neighbors in this community to fear coming forward with information but that in cases involving a child and a reward morality has a chance of prevailing. >> they need to turn themselves in. that was a eight year-old baby. they didn't even have a chance they shot at her. i'm so sad. >> reporter: again there is a $6,000 reward for any information that would lead to an arrest all tips can be made anonymously. reporting live,al sand that hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a fire on hey road in wilmington send two fire fighters to the hospital. chopper three over eico productions wilmington
facility that makes roofing product. that fire reached two alarms, and investigators determined some welding sparked that fire, we do know no employees were injured. there is no word on the condition of the injured fire fighters. we now know identity of the delaware woman killed in the zip line accident in new castle county. victim is 59 year-old tina werner of felt on. she fell to her death yesterday from a platform and zip at lums upon state park. that line is run by a company called go ape. werner's next door neighbor says she will miss her friend. >> i know she had a bucket list. i knew hot air balloon was. we have known the family a long time. i feel sorry for them. she will be missed. >> reporter: werner's daughter melissa posted to facebook she wrote my mom tied completing her bucket list, zip lining indoors. go ape released a statement participant witnesses stated at the time of the accident, werner had disconnect herself, from the safety system.
it continues the course and associated safety. and video captures a moment suspected drunk driver hit a philadelphia officers in manayunk overnight. we do want to tell you you might find this video disturbing. joseph kaine junior was hit while conducting a traffic stop on main street near shurs lane just before 1:00 a.m. colin murphy of schwanksville was behind the wheel and just kept going. officers caught up with him about a mile away thanks to an alert tow truck driver. police say that the sergeant is lucky to be alive. >> there was heavy impact and it caused the sergeant, his body to launch about, 15 feet south, on main street where police picked him up. >> reporter: sergeant kaine remains hospitalized in stable condition with a broken collar bone and other injuries. murphy is facing several charges, including aggravated
assault and driving under the influence. trial date is set for suspect charged in the ambush shooting of philadelphia police officer jesse hartnett. edward archer will stand trial on october 21st for attempted murder and other charges. archer ace accused of shooting the officer as he sat in the patrol car in north philadelphia in january. investigators say hartnett took three bullets to his arm but was able to return fire. archer confessed claiming he did it in the name of islam. bensalem high school senior eric warner is and rest. he borrowed a 19 year-old woman's cell phone and stole two racey photos stored on it. police also say during a stretch of his cell phones, detectives uncovered videos of her having sex with a 14 year-old girl and another female. right now ward is charged with computer theft, corruption of the minors and invasion of privacy. a bucks county man is facing charges tonight for stealing $638,000 worth of parts from septa. this is the suspect 28
year-old kyle allen of langhorne. police say he made off with vehicle and train parts from six different septa properties. allen remains behind bars after failing to make bail. well, there are new developments the in the federal investigation of a prominent philadelphia labor leader, john dougherty. >> "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden is live at city hall with details on that, joe. >> reporter: jessica and ukee, good evening. the it seems most people continue to talk about this sprawling federal investigation, except for the many attorneys we have reached out today, all of them saying away from going on camera. it will be three weeks tomorrow, that high profile raids were conducted across this city. i can tell you tonight subpoenas and federal search warrants continue to spread across philadelphia. multiple federal investigations have sent ripples across philadelphia political circles. the latest revelation came tuesday, federal agents showed up at an attorney general's feel office in southwest philadelphia with a search
warrant. the spokesmen for the attorney general confirmed that to cbs-3. the investigation in the ibew, powerful union head johnny dougherty, city councilman and others has taken a new twist with tuesday's visit to the attorney general's office. sources say search warrant is examining some private security work apparently conducted by a narcotics agent here at the attorney general's office. spokesmen for the office would not confirm any of the details in this search warrant, characterizing it as a personnel matter. >> this is, as you guys said, a developing story. there is lots more that we don't know that we do know. >> reporter: david thornberg said cloud of suspicion cast over city hall and operations at ibew. city councilman bobby henon's office was raided earlier this month, part of the sweeping operation across the city by the fbi. henon did not respond to repeated requests for comment made by cbs-3. personally at his city hall
and tacony offices, aside from his city council job, henon also works for ibew. >> if he has nothing to hide then it is too his advantage to step forward and put the cards the on the table. >> reporter: twenty-four hours ago john dougherty release aid letter that he sent to letters of the ibew. he pointed to the number of political campaigns that have flourished as a result of the ibew's influence and he also said that if he was the lone target of this federal investigation, he would retire. we are live outside city hall, joe holden, for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we're starting to feel that humidity again and now we are looking at potential showers around the area. >> meteorologist kate bilo is on the sky deck to tell you more, kate. >> before we go to kate we want to talk to don bell, we've got breaking sports news we want to get in real quickly about a fan favorite who is no longer with us. >> a fan favorite is gone, it
is, chooch, and it is always hard to see guys like this, go. >> yes. >> he is a main stay here. october 29th, 2080 closer brad lidge fell to his knees and carlos ruiz ran and dove into his arms. that night phillies snapped philadelphia's 25 year championship drought. that is how we will remember carlos ruiz. now within the last hour ruiz was traded to the l.a. dodgers, thus ending his 11 year career in philadelphia cleared wafers making him eligible for a deal, he waved his full no trade rights so he could play for a contender. ruiz is now 37 years old and he can become a free agent at the end of the season. the guys, coming up later in sports ruiz, once again, trade todd l.a. to join chase utley but what do the phillies get in return? we will have a full break down on the trade. >> reading my mind. >> you want to know the answer. now that we have gotten
that filled in, let's go back out to kate bilo who will talk to us about some chance of showers, kate. >> that is right, jessica, good news here in philadelphia it has cleared out. the clouds moved in around midday, stayed glummy, we had a few sprinkles in the city but now sunnies back, blue skies and it looks like a nice evening. that does in the mean we still cannot pick up a stray shower tonight or tomorrow, but they will be scattered at best. here's storm scan three. the it shows us showers that clouds, that moved on through earlier in the day and mostly fizzled. pop up stray shower, anytime, overnight or into thomas humidity increases but that is the bigger story. heat and also humidity, but right now 84 degrees in philadelphia. eighty-two in allentown. eighty-five in trenton. the those temperatures are seasonal. that is where we should be. difference is humidity. dew points have listen noticeably, dew point in the 70's. we will go from dew point's in the 50's to the 60's to right back to the oppressive range, that is where we are right now with the dew point of 71, a
and it is going to stay humid tonight and into tomorrow. so, your weather headlines, muggy night, i'll tell you how far? not too par in the 07's here and back to the 90's, but for how long? does it last in the weekend i will have your full forecast and take a trip down to the tropics and take a peak at is what brewing down there all coming up when i join you inside. back inside to you. >> still to come tonight, house bandies ready, it is thursday and tori the is down the shore. >> tori. >> that is right, tori down the shore and we had a big celebration, marilyn's 25th and now we're talking food. we are in sea isle. turf watch foresee gulls you know what i mean. or the children. >> "cbs evening news" is just minutes away. >> dave brown is in for scott pelley tonight. >> jb. >> tonight on the "cbs evening news" race in the presidential campaign. trum april peels to minority
the shore is a place to be when mostly we want to cool off. >> vittoria woodill is in sea isle city and they found one place that is hot and they like it like that, tori. >> that is right, they were most aggressive sea gulls i have ever seen ever. that was nice. you ate a little bit. now time to clean up. good work. difficult some cleaning up of my own, that is right, i could not resist the opportunity to hit one of the most feisty spots in sea isle. those sea gulls didn't know i had this either.
um-hmm. what do you get when a couple of college kid put their heads together and feet in the sand? >> we have rings, burgers, tons of good choices. >> reporter: hot spot for spices and everything nice. the just ask hank. >> we make sure we're unique. it is not something you can get anywhere. it is something you can come here and have a truly unique item prepared every day. >> reporter: of course i had to get a bike. >> my gosh. >> reporter: i started off with shrimp and now going in for the muscles. >> did anyone try these muscles. i will bring it to you. i will bring it to you. you must try these muscles. enjoy it. >> thank you. >> if your mind blows up, don't blame me. >> exactly what it is for. >> can you guys tell, i was like oh. you guys didn't want any of this, did you? hold that for me. you see, ukee and jessica, they did not know that i had this delicious, hank sauce
burger on hand when they took those chips. does it hurt, guys. >> yeah. >> that is nice and bright. does it hurt, guys. >> look at her. >> i love to eat that burger. >> torey, you enjoy that. >> i didn't mean to hurt you too. i'm enjoying it, hank sauce, excellent guys, all in good fun. >> does it hurt guys. give me high five. >> good work, thanks, torey, appreciate it. >> largest demolition project in new jersey's history is coming to a close. camden county freeholder director louie cap pelley junior and camden mayor joined the community to announce last phase of the demolition project. project is meant to eliminate 600 structures throughout the city of camden, beginning in january of 2015. it began in 205. hundreds of the golfers, and veterans took part in the second veterans appreciation golf tournament. that took place at north hills country club and provided golfers challenge of in the
only playing the course but they got time to spend together. tournament the is supported by eastern amputee golf association which is golf assist with the rehabilitation office amputees. >> very nice indeed. >> maybe sticky for golf today, just a little bit. >> difference being on the sky deck every day this week, it is not hot outside but it feels thicker. the air is clinging. >> never too sticky for golf. >> never. >> not too cold or hot. >> this day you might want to take the cart today. i don't know if i will walk 18. it is not hot but more muggy. not a big deal. we have a chance for pop up showers, maybe even a thunderstorm but likely not going to see anything. ivory moved threat for thunderstorm from the forecast for tomorrow. mostly we are dry if we can see anything it is stray shower so not a big deal. weekend looks sunny. question is will heat and humidity stick with us. stick. do youe what i did there.
a pun for you. lets look outside we will go out to storm scan three. skies are clearing up, difference between being outside at 5:00 and at 6:00 is noticeable. glummy at 5:00. now sunnies shining. skies are clearing from west to east and things are looking nicer. if you want to get out this evening you should not have a problem. zooming in on south jersey just a few clouds, not seeing much in way of wet weather. we have triple sweep working trying to find a shower. we are not finding anything at all. this next front is secondary cold front moving through tonight. this will sweep through tomorrow, toss than the look like it has much beside a changing win treks. gusty breeze and maybe a stray shower. here's what that looks like on future weather through tonight, cloudy conditions here and there, sun breaks through by 8:00 we will clear it out. other night maybe a shower off to the north, mostly remain free and again tomorrow we can see what the clouds do as they sweep that cooler, dryer air moving in by friday afternoon but doesn't look like we will
see much in the way of wet weather. we will feel difference in wind direction. that is bringing muggy air in here this evening and tonight wind are out of the south, southwest at ten to 15 miles an hour down the shore. tomorrow morning we have a southeasterly wind but by tomorrow afternoon we will see what happens in the northwesterly wind and these continues will veer and we will see them coming out of the north on saturday. that makes the difference. southwest wind is a heat pump when we get a north/northwesterly wind we will get cooler dryer air move n we will go from oppressive tomorrow, we will cut it down to pleasant with dew points in the 50's on saturday and then gradual liz going up a bit sunday into monday. your weekend outlook looks good copy and paste weekend. eighty-nine saturday and sunday. both case with lots of sunshine. the saturday is less humid but great pool weather and beach weather. we have tropical storm gaston in the atlantic and that will stay a fish storm but it could bring gusty wind and high surf especially to bermuda and turn up the atlantic for us as well.
that is something to watch. rip currents at this weekend. invest 99l, very disturb weather over antilles this is looking disorganize. low chance of development over next couple of days. higher chance over the weekend mainly will bring rain threat to south florida. does no look like it will impact us. if it to be tropical moisture but that will stay off to the south. your shore forecast for the weekend we have 80's with sunshine every day. lower humidity saturday and sunday. that is the case here in the city as well. weekend looks great. we are back in the lower 90's early next week with an off chance for a thunderstorm here and there but we're moving towards the end of the summer in a really nice summer-like fashion. >> all right. >> quickly too. >> yes, it goes fast. >> so true. >> don, you are back, what do you have next in sports. >> do you want to be a good coach? you have to stick up for your players and hold it down for your own. tom brady, drew brees, sam bradford how do you define great.
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special for young teens scooping out all kind of ice cream concoctions, that is tonight on "eyewitness news" at 11:00. and in the meantime. >> yes, yes, yes. >> we're talking what baseball first, right. >> we're talking baseball, looking at the teams, the scale. >> from scoops to chooch, here we go. >> do you see what i did there. >> well played, my friend. >> recapping our top stories another piece of 2008 is gone, carlos ruiz has been traded to the los angeles dodgers. ruiz spent his 11 year career with the phillies. he was best known for being quiet but calling a great game behind the plate. he has caught a no hitter, a perfect game. at 37 years old his career is coming to an end but this allows him one more chance at post season glory. first place dodgers have a three game lead over san francisco in the nl west. now no one will be blown away by the details of the trade. dodgers get chooch and cash considerations, phillies get 35 year-old catcher aj ellis,
veteran who can help behind the plate this year but he is a free agent in 2017a lot like carlos is. they get minor league pitcher tommybergjans. those are your details. when are covering presidential politics or ports it happens all the time in our business. one person talks trash and we the media go back to the offended party for comment and that happened this week in the nfc east. washington cornerback josh norman says sam bradford isn't even a top 20 quarterback in the league, basically norman disrespected sammy b. so head coach doug pederson questioned about bradford in a press conference and pederson came strong in defense of his qb. >> i think sam bradford is a great quarterback. he has done everything we have asked him to do. i'll just leave it at that. i see what is happening with what he has been saying, you know, he is a great player. he is a great player. washington got a great player.
we are happy to play them twice in a year and we will see what happens. >> doug pederson he has to support his guys. >> you have to support your guys. >> used the g word, great buzz you have to stand up for your players. >> he just did. >> what did you say october, that game is what. >> october 16th. >> yes. >> washington and eagles. >> we will be right back. did you know people can save over $500 when they switch to progressive? did you brush your hair today? yes, mom. why? hmm. no reason. ♪ ♪
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thursday at 6:30 which means everybody eyes is on the weekend. >> yes. >> basically the weekend. >> everybody has check out and may wonder should i go to the shore this weekend? should i go to the poconos this weekend. should i helped to the pool. you should do all of those things. beautiful weekend. tomorrow is hot but i took thunderstorms out and weekend is gorgeous, sunny, upper 80's, perfect summer weather. >> we shall. >> well, thanks so much for watching eye witt the necessary news at 6:00 we are back at ten on our sister station cw philly and back here at 11:00. up next, "cbs evening news". james brownies in for scott pelley. take care family we will see you tonight. >> ♪
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