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said there is a lot going on, i mean almost everything this morning you guys and it is just 5:00 in the morning right now. would i give yourself a couple extra minutes even though it is early. >> you are earning your paycheck. >> lots to talk about. i mean we have some fog and that has been a problem, and, one shot for you as well. it is very patchy. as we take you out live to sky scan three it looks a little misty across this area but generally speak nothing wet weather, at least not yet, it is not until tonight that we will have some wet weather that starts to rumble in here courtesy of the cold front. atmosphere is moistening up, heating up as well, it will be a steamy even to the month of august but storm scan is not reporting any stormy weather. now we have mentioned that fog, it is patchy, out there, locally dense with visibility near or under a hyle in these spots. keyword is patchy, we have seen so far, think way the
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most notable cases of fog popping up in southern delaware and new jersey. you need to use caution, make sure you have low beams ready to go. this should lift as soon as sun comes up. we are another hour and a half to deal with this before things gradually start to get better. current temperatures from the 60's to the lower 70's and one spot in the 50's continues to be mount poke though but we expect to heat up with ease to 90 degrees, hot and steamy for sure and eventually some showers and storms return to the forecast later tonight. we will track them later in the show. back over to you. >> for as long as we can keep these temperatures, good morning you guys. what we are looking at right behind me just waking up with us good morning, this is video of overturn tractor trailer in new castle will delaware around 1:30 this morning. i-95 south off ramp to route 141 is closed. two people involved in this accident has been transferred to the hospital, and we can see this and just make note because of that ramp closure
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it will slow you down a little bit pushing off deeper in the 5:00 o'clock hour but you'll get gaper delay and people driving by and tapping on their breaks. if you are around this area, head up, give yourself a couple extra minutes. also we have construction this morning in this area 95 south at betsy ross bridge that has been since cleared but there is a lot of early risers and then vine was closed for overnight construction moving in the west and eastbound side, both side east and westbound are opened and that is great news. some fog as katie has been mentioning in new jersey, 42 freeway north bound at creek road that can slow you down and water main break that we have in dresher is all clear, jim, over to you. breaking news, philadelphia police are looking for driver after a hit and run, that killed a motor ike will list. >> they say they have found the striking vehicle. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabao is live at the scene in feltonville, jan. >> reporter: brooke and jim, good morning. the driver involved in this deadly hit and run is still at
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large but philadelphia police have tracked down the striking vehicle here. they were able to do that by following a trail of leaking vehicle fluid. that trail started behind me at the crash scene and led investigators five brooks away. you can see here at the crash scene at corn are of whittaker and loudon that hangled motorcycle rehaines. the driver a 58 year-old man a victim of the deadly hit and run. take a look here it is striking vehicle an suv park in the rear driveway in the 5,000 block of roper street in feltonville. driver was already gone and police say that person may have taken a license late with them since thon was found at the scene, police now have some will solid clues to work with. they have the vin and possibly fingerprint and dna inside. now this hit and run happened just before 11:30 at intersection of whittaker avenue and loudon street. a 58 year-old man was riding this motorcycle south on whittaker help suv turn left in the path and two vehicles
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collided. fifty-eight year-old was thrown up to 30 feet away, he died as a result of his injuries. meantime a witness tells police a suv fled the scene leaving behind a debris and trail of antifreeze and motor oil that led police in the right direction. >> that gmc had heavy front end damage, both air bags, deployed and they were actually able to follow trail of fluid right to the location, that is where the trail of fluid ended right where the gmc yukon was parked. >> investigators are praising police work this morning to help in this case, now unfortunately we don't have a good description of the driver, that witness only says it was a manafort nately however, there is a rec center with surveillance cameras and they are hoping some video will help. anyone with information is asked to call police. we will keep up to date but for now we are live, jan carabao cbs-3 "eyewitness news". jim and brooke back to you. new you this morning a
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bicyclist is in critical condition after he was gunned down in kensington early this morning. thirty-seven year-old man was hit this is back as he rode on the 400 block of east clear field street. police found three shell casings on the sidewalk but they are still looking for two men seen running from the scene. this morning a 12 year-old girl is recovering after she was shot in the thigh during a triple shooting. it happened around 6:30 last night in the 3,000 block of north marshall street. police say a hand was shot in the neck and another man was hit in the ankle. girl was taken to st. christopher's hospital where she was in stable condition. police were able to find the gun used but have not announced any arrest at this point and in the clear what led up to that shooting. a 13 year-old boy who hurt himself and 12 year-old girl playing with the gun inside a south philadelphia home on monday will face charges. teen has been charged with aggravated assault and weapons offence is among other things. police say boy was waving the gun when it fired a shot hitting his hand and the girls
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knee. both children are expect to survive, investigators have not recover the weapon. new jersey state police say they have found the third vehicle sus he can in the deadly shoot-out on the atlantic city expressway. detectives say they located this black truck with delaware plates last night, they are now releasing any details about who was behind the wheel. five people including a 16 year-old boy faced charges in monday's shoot-out. rosemond octavius suffered a gunshot wound to the head and died. four others were hurt. a father is speaking out after his daughter was sexually assaulted during a home invasion in philadelphia's lawncrest section. it happened in the 5100 block of mebus street just before 4:00 in the morning. man who asked we not show his face said he was woken up by a disturbing sound. >> i woke up to hear my daughter crying and i said what is going on. she said a hand just put a gun to my head. >> he said he ran downstairs to the basement and found his
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brother-in-law and sister tied up. police say the attacker was wearing a dark hooded sweat shirt mask and had a silver gun. he is still on the loose. police in washington township new jersey say there have been a string of car break in recently since april the township received eight calls for smash and grab theft at area parks. kathleen massa had her purse stolen while walking through washington late park a place where she usually feels very safe. >> i always hide my pocketbook but this is my car where we come two or three times a week and this is where i live so i just left it on the front seat. >> police say break ins are probably tied to the felony lane gang, the group is link to crime stretching from florida to philadelphia. in how much gang led police on the high speed chase on the schuylkill expressway. well, fines will be going up if you are caught texting or using a hand held phone while driving in delaware. governor markell is set to sign a bill that would double penalty for first time offense
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to hundred dollars. under the bill if you are caught the a second time fine doubles to at least $200 and we have points on your license. franklin institute has announced plans for a new exhibit. >> it will take guests back to the dinosaur age. the exhibit will be called jurassic world to include dinosaurs to give guest a realistic experience. it is designed to simulate a visit to an actual park depict in the jurassic world movie that starts november 25th and runs through april of next year. cbs-3 is a proud media partner of the franklin institute. big day on the campaign trail for both donald trump and hillary clinton. >> amazing development in the day ahead and how the close race in pennsylvania is according to a new poll. and a local high school football season comes to an end just after one game. we will tell you why the athletic director says they had in
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he's making it up. of course, anyone who commits a violent crime needs to be prosecuted -- and put behind bars. narrator: katie mcginty will keep us safe -- more police on the streets, better training and equipment, and take on the gun lobby for gun safety laws. katie: i'm the daughter of a police officer, and the mother of three. i'll stand with law enforcement to fight crime, and protect our families. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message.
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so now i'm not being perky, telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. welcome back. hillary clinton appears to have a comfortable lead, against donald trump in pennsylvania. >> a new monmouth university poll shows clinton with a eight-point lead over trump, libertarian candidates gary johnson and green part your nominee jill stein have support of six and 2 percent
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respectively. fbi plans to release notes from the hillary clinton interview about use of private e-mail server as early as today. clinton called on the bureau to make notes public she maintains that she has done nothing illegal. hillary clinton's running mate virginia senator tim kaine rallied with supporters in lancaster. he told supporters clinton was ready to lead the country. "eyewitness news" anchor jessica dean spoke with him after his speech, monk topics kaine covered, g.o.p. nominee donald trump. >> you come into pennsylvania and tell pennsylvania only way we will lose is if the vote is rigged. what does that say to pennsylvanians? it is insulting to pennsylvanians to say you don't know how to run a fair election here and if i lose it is because you screwed it up, this is because i lost. >> jessica asked senator kaine about clinton's trust worthiness ape public and private persona. you will see much more of the interview throughout the day on "eyewitness news". donald trump is making a
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quick trip south of the border. >> last night he tweeted i have accepted invitation of president enrique pena nieti, of mexico and look very much forward to meeting him tomorrow. from mexico trump will fly to phoenix to deliver his highly antis ated speech on immigration, trump has been trying to clarify his stand on illegal immigration, and he has called for deporting people living in the u.s. illegally ape building a wall along the mexican border. trump is attending fundraisers in california and arizona, mexico's president also invited democratic nominee hillary clinton to visit his country. three notable incumbents have survived primaries in campaign 2016. arizona senator john mccain fended off kelly ward in his effort for a sixth term? ward got national attention help she said at the age of 80 mccain would be unable to complete another term. florida senator marco rubio is nominated for second term and he made a last behind decision to run again after his failed
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presidential bid. also in florida debbie wasserman schultz turn back a strong primary challenge in her bid for a seventh term in congress. she beat tim canopa a bernie sanders back challenger. stay with "eyewitness news" as we follow candidates of campaign 2016, our coverage continues on line at cbs philly.com. so katie, you've got some good news for me. >> i do, this upcoming holiday weekend is looking basically fantastic, there is going to be a hiccup before that can take lays, of course we need something to stir up the atmosphere in order to get there has to be a transition made and coming in the form of what is frankly relatively just weak frontal boundary when it comes to moisture content. it is going to be a system that brings in wet weather and we are not talking about deluge and we could use rain at this point. if you have outdoor lance i think you'll be able to schedule around them. take a quick peak at storm
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scan three which is featuring wet weather but most noteably across new york state border and far off to the north but i would say poconos could see an afternoon shower or then are storm we will hold off, wet weather here, at least until the absolute earliest, probably this evening, and then later on tonight is when we will see bulk of it. we have two separate storms in the way of tropical depressions one off the coast of carolina, another near florida and we will talk her about that in fact, in a second or two but lets track this frontal boundary for you. lets walk you through, wednesday at 7:00 a.m., and, areas southern most counties, of delaware and new jersey especially, but heading toward this evening if we look closely, a little blip, right around philadelphia, we could start to see some showers, by that point but it is not until later tonight, 11:00 p.m., that is when things getting this frontal boundary comes with good timing many of us
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will be talked away by the time the brunt of this is coming through and even then it is scattered in nature. we have tropical depression, number nine, but that will be riding essentially off shore, but up the coast and making a hard turn to the right but in the meantime we have not just that depression but number eight, as well as hurricane gaston kicking up rip current risk and since we have had such nice weather at the beach, moderate risk is certainly something we have to make mention of. swimming near life guard or don't risk it, it will be a hot day but take it easy, especially if we can't swim we would rather you don't take a dip at all here or just go angle deep. >> in terms of the tropic, hurricane gaston not expect to be any kind of direct impact, tropical depression eight and nine thankfully will be moving out to see as well, before they have any kind of impact on our area. in the meantime, today partly sunny, but it is hot, humid
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august, 71 tonight, with a shower or thunderstorm and muggy too. you might need to crank that air conditioning. friday and through holiday weekend including labor day are looking essentially phenomenal, not bad at all. >> it is perfect. >> absolutely perfect. >> thanks, katie great information, good morning, everyone. here just waking up with us i want to give you a look outside 422, taillights moving in the west and eastbound side of 422 at pennsylvania turnpike. we are looking really nice. we will start to heat up, but we are looking good. delaware county, we are looking good, 95, 452, and anywhere in delaware county, and early risers but overall we are holding steady. ninety-five south at cot hand coming around that s curve pushing in center city things heating up but overall southbound is where i'm keeping my eye and it is looking good. schuylkill headlights moving in the eastbound direction. you can see both moving in the
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east and westbound side we are heating up on the schuylkill but it is in the 6:00 o'clock hour that we will notice it. i will switch gears to an overturn tractor trailer in new castle delaware at 1:30. i-95 a south, that ramp is block, make note of this. this will start to slow you down just because of the gaper delay with all of the flashing lights. if you are in this neck of the wood we will give you extra minutes. made in america festival is this weekend inner lanes are closed starting at 10:00 a.m. and this will linger until i would say around 5:00 a.m. on tuesday. little hyle there. i'll update more on septa and other road closures as well, brooke, over to you. first regularly scheduled flight from the united states to cuba is more than half century, fort lauderdale at 9:45 this morning. we are told there will be a water can than solute hacking milestone for jet blue airlines. american will fly from miami to havana beginning next week. the last time regularly
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scheduled flights went from the u.s. to cuba was 1961. we hear american airlines is opening up a ticket office in miami. now you for a look at newspaper headlines across our region. >> on the front page of the burlington county times governor chris christie is close to making a decision on whether to end a nearly 40 year-old retypical income tax agreement in pennsylvania. it dates back to 1977 prevents pennsylvania residents who work in new jersey, from paying income taxes to the garden state, and vice versa. this is enthusiasms journal tiny houses prompt big concern. victory church had hoped on build a village of 15 tiny houses adjacent to the church renting them for 200 to $300 a month for people who do have jobs, but cannot afford a permanent residence in the dover area. neighbors are voicing concerns about the plan. from the press of atlantic city, drivers who need a pick
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me up can stop for a free cup of coffee at farly service plaza on the atlantic city expressway. free cups will be offered from midnight to 5:00 a.m. from friday through machine over the holiday weekend. >> that is a look at some headlines from around the delaware valley. phillies fall to the nationals again at the hands of the matt scherzer, one of the best in the league. >> it looks like he was on track for a no hitter but no such luck. the way his streak came to an end next up in sports. stay with us
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5:23. well, phillies fall washington but a chance at redemption tonight and clock is ticking for two dozen eagles. leslie van arsdal has this morning's sports. >> reporter: phillies wrapping up the series with the the nationals tonight, last night, they saved one of the best pitchers in the league max sheer certificate. he went five straight innings with no hits, until guess who, freddie galvis end his streak in the bottom of the sixth with the double to right field. bottom of the seventh phillies down three to nothing, ryan howard giving phillies some home, home run to left field his 20th of the year. he knew it was gone once it left the bat, herrera will score, slashing the lead to one but unfortunately it is not enough, the nationals will hold on to win three-two. >> eagles gearing up for final preseason game with the jets thursday night at the link, for many players it is last chance to prove they belong on
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this roster they have to narrow it from 75 to 53 from september 3rd. that is all for sports i'm leslie van arsdal have a great day. today is philadelphia's soul world champions day here in philadelphia. the soul will be honor with the championship celebration rally at noon time today at city hall courtyard. soul beat air zone rattlers last friday night to win arena bowl 29. we will meet some of the soul champion players live in the studio in the next hour. >> they will not be playing football in springfield township this school year. high school athletic director decided to cancel the season after playing just one game. the team started with just 32 players and then several spartans players came down with season ending injuries. that broad the squad down to only 18. the news came as a shock to the team and coaches. >> i was devastated at first. i could not put my mind around
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what just happened. >> whole decision was very tough. help you boil it down and dig thee ocean out of it and you look at am i potentially putting kid at risk and when answer became yes, it made decision a little clearer. >> the school's athletic director said junior squad will play this season and train hard to emerge bigger and stronger for the future. remember william everette junior. >> five-year old boy who spend his allowance to buy lunch for winslow township police department. well, officers are paying it forward. we will show you how they are expressing their appreciation. church community gathered outside the church they used to call home a church that burned down this week we will show you how member of the several congregations say they will move forward, katie. brooke we're ending august on a very steamy note we have no problem hitting 90 toy day but far cry from that number
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in the days ahead and promising to be a nice labor day holiday weekend, we will have details coming up. meisha has details on your morning commute, stay with us, we will be right dear fellow citizen, i know what it's like to live a full life.
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good morning, taking a live look outside, our warm, trend could becoming to an
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even, as august wraps up. we will tell you when cool down is coming. good morning, i'm brooke thomas. i'm jim donovan. here's had you need to know to start your day in the morning minute. breaking news from philadelphia's feltonville neighborhood where a met or cyclist is dead after a hit and run report report police have found striking vehicles and they were able to do that following a trail of leaking vehicle fluid. donald trump is taking a surprise trip to mexico. republican presidential nominee tweeted he has accepted invitation of president enrique pena nieti and looks forward to meeting him. hillary clinton's running mate virginia senator tim kaine rallied with supporters in lancaster. >> the way he treats voters with disrespect like he thinks we're gullible. >> singer chris brownies out of jail on bail this morning,. >> threatening me with the gun in my face. >> i'm a villain like i'm going crazy.

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