tv Eyewitness News at 430 CBS August 26, 2016 4:30am-5:01am EDT
>> a eight year old girl recovers after being shot in camden. the new plea from investigators as they try to find the shooters responsible. we now know the name of the woman killed while zip lining in delaware. we'll tell you what the operator of the ride says happened right before the tragic accident. >> thirtieth street station's flip board could soon be leaving town. the reason amtrak says it simply keep the ticking board above grounds much longer. good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. getting your day started with a check on weather and traffic, lauren and justin are here looking out with us, and for katie and meisha.
>> i'm make traffic ologist. >> so far so good, weather not bad, i think, as far as the roads go. so i don't think there will be any problems with that, hot one. >> it will be a hot one, hot, steamy, we felt the humidity start to creep up yesterday. today will be the cup miniation of that. temperatures will soar into the 90's this afternoon, then we will get nice break head into the upcoming weekend. certainly warm start to the day. 76 degrees right now in philadelphia. we're in the 70s in the poconos, remember, earlier in the week, you started off in the 40's, quite a bit of difference this morning, 74 degrees your current temperature in atlantic city. storm scan3, actually some activity this morning, west of the i95 corridor, few sprinkles around the poconos, what was thunderstorm now is starting to weaken, making its way toward berks county, see couple of raindrops in and around the reading area, heads up for that over the next hour or so. but that should try to weaken. we can maybe see isolated sprinkle in the city as we head into the next several
hours, but i think dry conditions basilica of saints peter and paul the 9:00 hour, decreasing clouds as we head into the second half of the day. see hot, humid conditions, 93 degrees, by the 3:00 hour. but, we have cold front working through the area, as we speak. that's going to bring us some nice relief, justin, a we head into the upcoming weekends. we have to deal with the steam today. but by tomorrow it will feel a little better. talk more about that coming up. >> remember, still late august, we'll get the hot, humid days, pattern stays warm into next week, at least humidity dropping like you said for the weekend. do have accident here, closing down westbound vine street expressway at the ben franklin parkway ramp. that's closed right now. so just heads up there. we had some construction going on at the boulevard earlier, southbound at fox, good shape both directions now, that has cleared, so no problems there at the moment. this early in the game, and then we take you out to the 42 freeway, just off the map here we have construction right around 295-6789 so far so good on northbound side. we're moving headed toward the
city. and there is the construction zone 42 northbound the off ramp to i-295, closed until 6:00 this morning, could jam things up in a little bit. forty-two northbound between 55 and 295, two lanes blocked, until 5:00 a.m. this morning. so, just keep that in mind, as well. water main break going on in town, 63, welsh rd., so just heads up there, it could be some closures there, and also down to delaware, 58, church man road, three lanes block until 5:30 a.m. that's a look at your ride. jim, back to you. >> officials still monitoring chemical manufacturing plant in juniata after a hazmat situation last night. crews were called out to the business on the 3600 block of g street around 6:30. authority say a chemical process had gone outside of it normal limit. officials shut down the street, and restricted ac sets he is to two industrial buildings, told there was strong smell of black licorice in the air, no one was injured, and no houses were
evacuated. safety officials say there is no danger to anyone living in the area. >> young girl caught in the crossfire, police announce $6,000 reward for any information leading to arrest. the girl, gab re ella, hit at eighth and spruce, wednesday night. police say they are looking for several shooters and believe gang activity led to the violence. neighbors say they're still in grief. >> need to turn ourselves in, that was eight year old baby. she didn't even have a chance. and they shot at that baby like that. and i seen the woman, i still see it. >> at last check the girl was in extremely critical condition. >> and update to breaking news we first told you about yesterday morning, police say surveillance video captured the moment a suspected drunk driver hit philadelphia police sergeant joseph cane, jr., in manayunk. colin murphy behind the wheel and kept going. tow truck driver helped officers find him. he was arrested.
sergeant kane is in the hospital with a broken collarbone. >> also, this morning, 28 year old kyle allen of langhorne is accused of stealing from septa. police say he took $638,000 in vehicle and train parts from six different septa properties, then sold them for scrap metal. he'll be in court next month. >> learning the woman killed while zip lining, died from brunt force trauma. the company said the woman had disconnected dollars her sever from the safety system. the park also says all of their equipment is in good operating condition, and now that woman has been identified as 59 year old tina westerner of felton. her daughter said warner died while completing her bucket list. >> vice president joe biden will be in wilmington, delaware, biden expected to announce new investment in the rail service including completion of the horn he will austin and amtrak contract.
biden had a long history of being a champion for sustaining and growing amtrak service, he road the train to washington from his delaware home every day since becoming a senator in 1972. >> well the ticking arrivals and departure board at 30th street station may soon be departing philadelphia. amtrak officials plan to swap out the flip board with a new digitalize dollars model. the flip board has directed station travelers for at least 35 years. but they say the model has grown obsolete, making it difficult to find replacement parts. not all travelers are ready to see it go. >> it kind of keeps it part of fill. >> i as long as it works, as long as it tells us when the trains are coming and going, that's what people want to know. >> enhance the resident. >> many say they'll miss that sounds that ensures they don't miss their trains. no details on when the sign will make it exit, but it could end up at the railroad museum of pennsylvania in
stratford. >> check this out, philadelphia department of prisons foreign mate and dogs. it is part of the new lesion life rehabilitation program t matches an inmate with a dog that has behavioral issues. the inmate trains the dog so it can pass the the good citizen test, at the end of the program inmate also learn something new. >> with this experience, it opens your mind to new things and it gives you a better, better insight on what's bet nerve life than just doing the wrong thing. >> it stepped me bet back into society, helped me to develop patience, something i didn't have, and now i do. >> that's awesome. the dogs that took part in the program were at risk of being euthanized, now they'll be adopted out to new families. >> speaking of adoption, it is national dog day. animal care and control of philadelphia is celebrating by waiving adoption fees for all dogs. now, it is taking place from 1:00 this afternoon until
8:00 tonight. the shelter at 111 west hunting park avenue. >> now that the summer olympics are over, it is time for the phila-olympics, see who can learn the phunnest, teams competed against each other at the wells fargo sent, all of the money raised goes to help families at the ronald mcdonald house. >> ryan lochte is facing criminal charges in brazil. >> accused of lying about a crime after saying he and three other were robbed in rio. we'll show you the penalty he could face and what's next for him. >> plus, highmori and donald trump are making heat dollars attacks against each other this morning. strong words they're exchanging when we come
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federal judge has ordered the state department to start delivering some of the emails uncovered by by the f.b.i. no latter than september 13th. meantime the presidential candidate are trading racially charged accusations on the campaign trail, yesterday, clinton delivered a speech in reno, never add a she accused donald trump of panned erring to the so-called at right movement. alt right is short for alternative right. she says the movement is made up mostly of white supremecists. >> donald trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. he is taking hate groups main stream and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> men while, trump lashed out at clinton in new hampshire, accused the democratic nominee as smearing him as racist, trump told supporters the former secretary of state should be ashamed of herself.
>> she lies and she smears and she paint decent americans, you, as racist. she bullies voters who only want a better future and tries to intimidate them out of voting for a change. >> i'm for change. >> now, trump is expected to give a speech on immigration reform sometime next week. >> meanwhile, hundreds of powerful after shocks in italy are complicating rescue effort following wednesday's devastating earthquake. the affected area are now even more unstable, for rescuers to continue their work. the death toll now stands at 267 from the magnitude 6.2 quake, many more are missing or injured. >> rio police say they have charged olympic swimmer ryan lochte with falsely reporting a crime. if convicted, lochte could face between one and six month in jail. now, a judge could just fine him instead. but this also doesn't mean lochte has to actually appear in a brazilian courtroom.
he can send a lawyer, instead, lochte claims he and three swimmers were robbed at gunpoint in rio during the olympics. police say they vandalized the gas station bathroom and security guards made them pay for the damage. >> well, this morning marks one year since the shooting death of a reporter and photographer in virginia. that shooting was broadcast live on television. wdbj reporter alison parker and photo journalist adam ward were interviewing tourism official vicky gardner in roanoke that morning. that many is when a gunman, former employee, ambushed them during their live report. the tv station is holding a moment of silence during its broadcast this morning. >> wait until you see this brave rescue captured on video. university of arkansas police officer helped a skunk in distress, and the video has gone viral. you can see the skunk walking in circles with the cup on it face, two campus officers watch. now, one officer snatched the cup off, throws it away just in the nick of time, but the other officer in the gray
wasn't so lucky, he got sprayed by the skunk, the video has been seen by nearly 80,000 people. >> but they did their part. >> they did. >> i remember when i was young, my dogs got sprayed by a skunk when we went camping, and we had to bathe them in tomato juice. >> the minute you smell it, oops, skunk, something is around here. >> poor yanky, sorry, budd. >> whenever we were little we would be driving, my grandmother would say something smells like a skunk. can you actually smell a skunk? she was like no. >> all in your mind. it is all in your mind. >> humidity today will be all in your mind, it will be a steamy day, high temperatures soaring to the nine the's, some relief as we head into the upcoming weekend. certainly mild start to our morning. i have -- after a cool start to the week, we've been warming up each day, 76 degrees, right now, as we start off early on this friday morning. getting a live look at center
city philadelphia, all is quiet. winds out of the south, though, driving in some of the moisture. temperatures are mild all across the region, 71 degrees, to wake up to right now in mount pocono, at 73 millville. starting off 75 degrees in dover. so we have the warmth, humidity, dew point give us good picture how stick at this feels when you step outside. when the dew point is around the 07 degrees mark, it feels very uncomfortable. unfortunately, that humidity will stick with us through the day today. we do though have cold front working through the delaware valley. really as we speak, slow moving front generating few showers, sprinkles, up toward the lehigh valley, also this more for middle south working into berks county, heads up reading down into new morgan, see little light rain, possibly moderate rainfall as we head into about the neck hour. future weather showing us projection of the next couple of hours. this particular model might be little aggressive. could see few light showers, sprinkles work into the i95 corridor. heads up for that into the 7:00 hour. as we head into 9:00, 10:00,
the front drives through, all of the precipitation will move off shore, and skies will clear, as we head into the afternoon. so, for today, clouds to start, isolated sprinkle, decrease in clouds into the afternoon, hot, humid, high temperature at 91 degrees. no problems if you are hitting the town tonight, mostly clear, warm, low temperature of 71 degrees. and the weekends, justin, shaping up very nicely, pair of 89's, lower humidity, and lot of sunshine. >> low humidity is key right there, still well above average, 84 where we should be this time of year. as far as traffic goes, still one accident here, westbound vine street expressway, the off ramp closed to the ben franklin parkway, right now, so just be aware of that, and that will take you to the schuylkill expressway, right around the boulevard, both directions, are in good shape this morning, inbound and out bound of the city. still, we have the street light out on 95, south and northbound, right around cottman avenue here, headed into town, volume picking up little bit. still speeds looking good. better news 42, off ramp to 295 has reopened, still two
lanes blocked until 5:00 this morning between 55 and 2995. so, still, volume is light, really not seeing any backups, construction continues on the turnpike westbound, between valley forge and downingtown, the right lane remains blocked, and then, still in delaware, 95 south between 58 and churchman's road, we have three lanes blocked until 5:30 this morning at the delaware service area, welsh rd. at girl lane, water main break. heads up there. mass transit reporting no delays. looking pretty good. that's a look at your ride. jim, we send it back to you. >> new jersey based campbell soup company making a difference in the community. >> we'll tell you how they
new jersey farmers and campbell's soup company are teaming to up raise money for a south jersey food bank. and owners brought their dogs to hotel monaco to get them clean up for national dog day. check in two, three, four times a day, "kyw news radio" 1060 on your a.m. dial. well time now is 4:50. time as always for a check on business news. >> money watch's jill wagner joins us live this morning from the new york stock stock exchange, good morning, jill. i know the maker of epi pen is facing a fall out today. >> that's right, the epi pen maker mylan is still, for for the massive price increase for the ac and they say they'll have a discount program to help pay for the device. critics say it doesn't do anything to solve the problem of storing medical costs, soaring medical and medicine costs. emmy spokesperson, sarah jessica parker, has cut ties with the product. brooke, jim? >> jill, a lot of people are getting up right now, will be
jumping in the shower. we hear that people tastes are changing when it comes to soap? >> reporter: yes, can soap be dirty? a report from research firm found that more consumers are actually ditching bars of soap for body washes because they think that bar soaps are covered in germs. another reason consumers feel that body washes are a bit more convenient, especially millennials, also noted in the study 66% of americans prefer showers overtaking baths. brooke, jim? >> all makes sense to me. >> i'm dove soap person. give me a bar of soap that i can hold in my hand. >> this is no surprise. >> yes, i know, i'm old school. >> thanks, jill. >> reporter: i could have bet everything on that. >> we'll check with you in the next hour, thanks, jill. after beautiful week, weather wise, the question is will we have that same beautiful weather for this weekend? >> lauren will tell us what we >> lauren will tell us what we can expec at longhorn, steak is all you need.
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>> time now 4:54, getting live look at center city philadelphia. all is quiet on this friday morning. but we do have a chance at isolated sprinkle as we head into the next couple of hours, otherwise, a mild and humid start to our day today. temperatures up into the 70s, across the region, and it is going to be a humid day in store to cap off the work week. 76 degrees right now, in philadelphia. seventy-four down the shore, and 71 degrees, mild start in the poconos, dew points are elevated up there around 70 degrees. so, definitely feeling that sticky factor. we do have cold front moving through the delaware valley right now, and it is generating few light showers, and couple of sprinkles starting to pop now closer to the i95 corridor. we do have a shower with some moderate even brief heavy rainfall right now across parts of berks county, reading down into flying hills, westbound into colonial hills, seeing rain coming down right now, then couple of little tiny sprinkles starting to pop
in and around the wilmington area, also across part of far interior southern new jersey, but for the day today, mainly dry, that chance of isolated sprinkle over the next couple of hours, high temperatures will be warm, topping at 82 degrees in the poconos, 93 in philadelphia, and near 990 degrees down the shore. latest check on the tropics, just have the 5:00 a.m. advisory out for the national hurricane center, gaston, out in the open atlantic. tropical storm right now, strengthening, is not likely but the track of the system looking good. because it is not going to bother you, the united state as it continues to strengthen up to category two hurricane it, will move westbound briefly before turning out to sea, but we have an ion another system in the tropics, right now, and i'll have the latest on that system, and that's coming up in the 5:00 hour, justin. >> that's right. tropics heating up. if you remember five years ago dealing with irene, making landfall couple of days from now, back in 2011, dropped about 5 inches of rain across the delaware valley.
aerial shot, accident closing down the off ramp to the ben franklin parkway. still having some problems right there. i will take you to the ben franklin bridge, the new jersey side, headed into the city no problems out bound, looks good so far, this early in the game here, then 476 coming out of the toll plaza, no problems headed out on the blue route there, headed southbound, and again, delaware construction, that's 58, that's churchman's road, between there and the delaware service plaza, three lanes, stay blocked until 5:30 this morning. jim, back to you. >> thanks so much, justin. coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", live with rescue effort after this week's deadly earthquake. also, getting a look at the damage left behind by a deadly quake in myanmar. >> and we have a sneak peak of this weekend's movies, including one on the story of president obama's first date with the first lady. we are back at the top of the hour.
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toomey? against an assault weapons ban and against banning high capacity ammo clips like those used in the orlando massacre. listen to pat toomey brag: "i have had a perfect record with the nra." pat toomey gets an "a" from the nra. he's not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
>> live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> this morning. caught in the crossfire. well, this little girl is fighting for her life, her community is outraged and calling for justice. this morning, the promise made by camden's police chief plus this. >> four after shocks, creating chaos for rescuers searching for survivors in the deadly earthquake in italy. i'm jonathan big lee at i, the latest coming up. >> jonathan, also after four straight days of beautiful weather, we're headed back into the 90s today. a live look at storm scan3, shows, storm off to the west, could impact our area this morning. lauren is here with the forecast. >> today is friday, august 26, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. justin is here, as women,
keeping an eye on things this morning. really fun having you both. >> pretty cool. feels little weird sitting on the side of the desk. i try to keep that weather reference going when she tosses to me, i know people here love that, producers and stuff. when you do traffic, you always talk about the weather, every time, and i'll do it every time. i promise. >> weather team represent this morning. >> weather team. >> yes, it is a mild start to the day. steamy as well, so break out the short, headed up into the 90s as we head into the afternoon hours, but we will get nice break as we head into the upcoming weekend. we are in the 70s to start. 75 degrees in philadelphia, 74 in wilmington, 73 your current temperature right now in allentown, temperature change over the last 24 hours, is in the positive numbers. we're about five to 10 degrees warmer than this time yesterday morning. 11 degrees warmer in millville, so, certainly don't need light jacket this morning. storm scan3, showing us, though, maybe the