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a car hits a house, and then a gas line in montgomery county. neighbors are forced from their homes and emergency crews rushed to the scene to make sure everybody is safe. good afternoon i'm brooke thomas. i'm jim donovan. the gas leak still is an active scene in the community of trooper. chopper three over the 100 block of devon drive, where a car hit the gas line to a home just before 11:00 this morning. we're told it is an auctionary line just similar to the gas grill line, there are no reports of any injuries but
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several homes in the surrounding neighborhood have been evacuated as a precaution. we will keep you up to date as we learn more about the situation. in other news, powerful after shocks continue to rumble through parts of the central, italy, and devastated by wednesday's quake. and arrests and, track. jonathan vigliotti is has the latest from amatrice a. and, more than two days after an earthquake, devastated parts of the italy the race is on to find survivor. >> this trainer says the dogs are brought to areas where they believe there are missing people, trapped below the ruble. from above, the scale of the destruction is overwhelming. and several people have been pulled from the debris since the quake struck wednesday but crews admit the odd of finding survivors is diminishing by the hour. after shocks are slowing the
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efforts, more than 1,000 of them have shaken the already unruins and threatens to close the the road in amatrice i. this home puts the devastation into perspective. when the quake hit at 3:00 in the morning home collapsed on top of itself, inside the sleep at the time, and family of three, neighbors hearsay, they didn't make it out alive. >> for many, the search for loved ones, end here, at a small airport in the regional capitol of rioti a steady stream of cars carries grieving relatives and out of the hanger, and, and, the jonathan vigliotti for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> we're following rescue efforts in italy and we will have continuing coverage, today on "eyewitness news" starting at 5:00. we also the latest developments from the earthquake seen on line at cbs philly.com. vice-president joe biden will be in wilmington delaware this afternoon talking about
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investing in the future of amtrak. now he is expected to announce the completion of a contract between maker of the plane. biden is, of course, a long time amtrak supporters and rider. and, the political a tacks are heating uphillry clinton and donald trump are accusing the other of bigotry. weijia jiang has the very latest on campaign 2016. >> donald trump arrives in nevada where he will make his case to latino voters. trump shifted his stance on immigration again, after he stop saying he would deport all undocumented immigrants and promised a term but fair plan. >> i don't think it is softening. >> 11 million people will not be tea ported. there is no amnesty and if somebody wants to go legal says route what they will do is they will go, leave the country, hopefully come back in, and then we can talk. >> reporter: hillary clinton says trump can't be trusted
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and accused him of promoting hatred in america. >> he bans muslims around the world from entering our country just because of their religion. >> reporter: latest national poll shows trump is trailing clinton by ten points. the candidates exchanged racially charged accusations yesterday, clinton argued that trump was pandering to the alt right movement a group associated with white supremacist and nationallist. >> there has been a steady stream of bigotry coming from him. >> she's totally bigoted. >> reporter: recent poll shows 60 percent of all voters feel it is trump who appeals to bigots, 72 percent of minority is a gree. >> people that will do well with the african americans because they will give me a chance. >> reporter: with 73 days left until election day both candidates are working to win over support from minority voters. weijia jiang for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". it is hot and humid today, but we're hearing things will be getting better, here's our
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live look down the shore in ocean city, where people are starting the weekend off on the beach and board and that beach is looking nice from here. >> reporter: lets look first at the forecast with meteorologist justin drabick live on the cbs-3 sky deck, good afternoon, justin. >> good afternoon, jim. shore will be place to be for next several days. the great looking forecast, a lot of sunshine and temperatures warm, reminder it is still late august. we can get hot days and bringing back 90-degree temperatures already starting to day and some spots at 90. officially at philadelphia international. 90 degrees as well as wilmington and capitol of delaware. poconos still feeling good in the upper 70's. even coastal temperatures are getting close to 90 degrees, with an off shore wind. look at the suburbs, a little cooler in quakertown the at 86 . nice 87 in willow grove. problem is humidity. we will look at that dew point temperature and remember 70 degrees is that threshold where it feels really humid. we are there right now. it is tough to spend time
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outdoors this afternoon. just take it easy. it is late summer. bodies are getting used to the hot and humid conditions but when we factor in that humidity it feels like 93 in philadelphia. ninety-five in wilmington. look at dover feeling like over 100 degrees at this hour with that high heat and humidity and down toward south jersey and shore points close to 100 degrees for that heat index the atlantic city airport. we had a couple showers early this morning and cloud giving way to the the sunshine, full sun right now, weak cold front moving through the region this afternoon. what it the is, it will bring more northwesterly wind, increasing through the a afternoon hours. that will push out humidity. until then hot and humid afternoon 93 degrees for philadelphia, near 90 at the shore, lower 80's at the poconos. there are some changes though coming up for upcoming weekend but we are still lock this is hot pattern, we will talk about that with the full forecast in a few more minutes, brooke and jim back to you. authorities are now offering a reward in the case of the eight year-old hit the by gunfire. right in front of her own
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home. gabriel was shot in the head 8:30 wednesday night during a shoot-out on the 900 block of south eighth street in camden. there is a $6,000 reward for any information on those gunman. gabriel is now listed in extremely critical condition. officials have reopened the 3600 block of g street which was the scene of last night's hazmat situation at a chemical manufacturing plant, in juniata. the fire department is also still trying to determine the cause of the incident which produced a strong smell in the area similar to black licorice. no one was hurt and there were no evacuations. in other news lots of excitement today for parents and students, this move in day at many colleges and universities in our region. the contracts hoff 2020 launch her college career. "eyewitness news" at arcadia, and, and, beginning their pressuring. the campus is bus welling students and staff members, helping. and, furniture, and, supplies.
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it was similar scene, at st. joes university in the wynfield section more than 1200 freshman are moving in this weekend. parents, and students were busy unpacking their cars and loading up the carts, all of which are full of necessities these new students will need for their new home away from home. good for them. well, coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news". an item of clothing called berkini is at the center of the major issue. we will shoal you where that ruling was just made. jolting delivery land a man in big trouble we will tell if you the scary item he sent to annex girlfriend when we come right back. stay with
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welcome back. investigators say a wisconsin man faces several charges forget this mailing a live, 4-foot python to his ex-girl friend. fortunately the snake was non-convenient on us and taken to the sanctuary. investigators say 37 year-old eric burroughs also sent threatening letters to his ex-'s job and left threatening messages on her phone. he e mailed her 50 times in two weeks. police say they found a letter addressed to her in his pocket when he was arrested. in other news the california judge criticized for how he handled a rape case is no longer going to hear criminal cases. judge aaron percentky has requested to be reassigned. he will hear civil cases. he attracted criticism after sentencing stanford student brooke turner to six months in
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jail. turner had been found guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at a fraternity party in 2015. the judge is now still facing a recall effort. opponent in rio have charged ryan lochte with falsely reporting a crime. if convicted he could be jailed for one to six months, or face a fine. now he doesn't have to appear in a brazilian courtroom but he can send a lawyer. he and three swimmers were rob during the olympics but police say they van alleyed bathroom and security guard just made they pay for damage. france's top a minute straight i have court overturned a berkini ban this follows, worldwide, shock and anger after some muslim woman were ordered to remove the body concealing garments on french riveria beaches. now the berkini is a full bodied swimsuit worn by muslim woman. opponents of the ban say it is a violation of religious freedom. supporters say garment could
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scare beach goers worried about terrorism. well, still a head on "eyewitness news". >> hundreds of thousands of mosquitoes are being released, find out how this could be a key to finding zika virus, justin. >> good afternoon. back to full-time heat and humidity and temperatures will be staying above average for a while, i'll let you know when cooler temperatures make a return when i show you the seven day forecast when we come back.
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welcome back. they are checking arrivals and key part tours board at 30th street station may be departing. amtrak authorities are saying they have plans to swap the 35 year-old board with a new, digital model. >> amtrak officials say decade old flip flap display requires too much time and effort to keep it running. it says switching to a digital sign will i am have prove
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passenger experience, with easier to read displays while will have audio and visual component. the board are already in place in baltimore, and new york, and washington d.c. well, cdc issued a travel alert to the bohamas after local transmission of the zika virus has been found there. >> now carnival cruise lines is advising customers to take precautions. company representatives say they are distributing newsletters to passengers explaining the virus. the newsletters contain information on how to avoid mosquito by the, and they say they will also make bug repellant available to passengers. this could be better than a bug repellant researchers in california are using scientifically altered mosquitoes to control the bug population and prevent the spread of the zika virus. cbs news correspondent chris martinez explains how it all works. >> reporter: mosquito control teams in this california neighborhood are trying a new tactic to battle the bugs that carry the zika virus.
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the mosquito is called. >> this is a vector of some very serious diseases. historically, yellow fever, and now more recently, the zika virus. >> reporter: scientists are releasing hundreds of thousands of scientifically altered male mosquitoes to mate with female which can carry the zika virus. they carry a bacteria, which prevents the female from reproducing. females are only ones that bite people and spread disease. >> so the eggs are not viable. they won't hatch. >> reporter: lab in kentucky inject males with the bacteria and shipped them to california. are these all of the search species. >> these are. >> reporter: researchers expect the mosquito population will plumet and they could use this army of mosquitoes strategically against zika if it appears. >> interesting to go see disease transmission in the certain area. you can go there and release them. >> reporter: researchers say so far the projects results are promising, with tens of
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thousands more altered mosquitoes left. >> chris martinez for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> interesting stuff, fighting fire with fire. mosquitoes with mosquitoes. >> cool. >> yes. >> there is a a fly in here and every time, you know, it has been here for weeks. >> it likes it here. >> it is tough to cool off, and to be out dealing with the hot, humid conditions. humidity drops but it will be on the hotter side. it is dry, outdoor plans this weekend, in threat of any showers or thunderstorms, we have to deal with temperatures up around 90 degrees. the place to be at the pool, or maybe, and beaches, jammed packed here, and some, nice, conditions rolling in for swimming, pretty safe right now and make sure life guard are on duty. we will talk about than increased threat for strong rip currents into next week as well. talked about that because of the tropical activity going on in the atlantic.
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it is hot for month of the august, so far coming into today, we are 3.8 degrees above average. below average on the the rainfall. high is 98. we will finish strong with very warm temperatures. we will stay well above average. i think this warmer then average pattern will continue into the month of september. here we are at 90 degrees right now at the airport in philadelphia a, trenton. eighty-nine wilmington and millville. upper 70's, only exception in the poconos where it feels cooler. we have an off shore win coming over the land. landis hot. beach temperatures, at 90 degrees at ocean city. ninety-one in cape may. 73-degree ocean water temperature will feel pretty nice. wind are shifting more out of the northwest now. ten to 15 miles an hour. so that direction means the air is coming from can inadequacies, cooler, dryer there. you will notice a drop in humidity throughout the day-to-day into tomorrow but still it is going to be hot. it does feel oppressive today with the high humidity levels but tomorrow much better. no the that bad. slight increase sunday and
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monday but today will be the worst, out of the next seven days. weak cold front trying to come through right now. we will stay in the clouds passing through the poconos at this hour. not producing any showers. and mainly, sunny skies, and, then not much, activity across the ohio valley. so, that means a dry weekend shaping up. shore forecast, it is a good one, close to 90 with lots of sunshine. cooler tomorrow. we will get breeze off water. 84 degrees. we will finish off weekend with no problems lower 80's, mostly sunny skies and that trend will continue into early next week. we're watching two systems in the tropics, investigating 99l, that is still having a tough time, and, tough to watch, and over the next five days. >> then we have tropical storm status, this storm will stay out over the opened water of the atlantic but look at how far over the central waters it is. it is a strong storm. the it will send stronger rip currents our way probably on sunday, through the next, few days and next week.
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gaston stays out to sea but watch out for strong rip currents along the coast and watch 99l, could strengthen over weekend, main threat will be into florida, dropping one to 2 inches of rain across southern florida and gulf coast. back home, cold front not producing showers, does push out humidity. high pressure over new england for saturday and sunday. that blocks us from any storms. we will have a dry weekend. that trend continues into next week. is there pocket of hot air over us right now for the next several days. this is a typical midsummer weather pattern and we are dealing with temperatures in the lower 90's. it is not cool second half of next week. cooler air out of canada that will knock temperatures bob where they should be for this time of the year. sun, cloud, 93 degrees. it will be warm tonight, humidity levels start to drop mostly clear with the low of 71. extended forecast, these numbers are typical for mid to late july, not late august, we should be around 84, and close
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to 90 degrees, with lots of sunshine into next week. still lower 90's, best chance for a shower or storm will be on tuesday and then finally by end of the neck week we will start to drop temperatures a little bit closer to average. hopefully dry weather continues into next week which is labor day weekend already, time is flying. >> i'm already making my plans. >> do it. >> keep them away. >> far, far away. >> thanks, justin. pennsylvania state the police have issued an amber child abduction alert. state police are searching for three-year old a va burn, she has brown hair. police say she's wearing only a diaper. she was last seen with robert burn about 12:30 this morning in the luzerne county. bern is 24 years old, 5-foot nine, weighs 215-pound. he is driving a 2004 silver hyundai with pennsylvania plates hkb-4681. if you spot that vehicle or have any information, please
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call 911 right away. we will be right back.
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for a dollar will give people the opportunity to really look at these dogs and really see them for who they are, loving, wonderful animal who need extra love and care. and you can get in touch with the pennsylvania spca through our web site at cbs philly.com. and ben and jerry were a handful. >> yes, so cute. >> coming up later on "eyewitness news" at 5:00 we are looking at cost of owning a dog, before you get a fuzzy family member make sure you can afford it. we will add in added costs that cost cross your mind today at 5:00. it is friday, that is "eyewitness news" at noon aim jim donovan. aim brooke thomas. for justin and all of us here thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00 we are always on line cbs philly.com. >> have a great weekend. the young and the restless is up next.
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