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d now to stop gun sales to suspects on the terror watch list. no wonder pennsylvania cops endorse pat toomey as best to protect our families. independence usa pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a live and overcast look at ocean city where high tide is rolling in right now. with hermine still churning up the atlantic, you can see along parts of the beach the water reaching close to the board walk. >> and take a look at this picture, shared by the harvey cedars police department in ocean county, the rough waves churned up by the storm took a bite out of the shore line, eroding some sands from beaches. >> good afternoon, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm joe holden, hermine may be well off shore, but its
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impact remains, so our concerns this noon, about tidal flooding and dangerous rip currents. >> let's get first look at the forecast with meteorologist, katie fehlinger live on the cbs-3 skydeck, hey,. >> just the remaining issue we have to deal with. the problem is it won't be going away necessarily super quickly because this is a storm that is essentially stuck. it doesn't have anything to push it away, not making its very own movement, nothing much more than 3-mile per hour movement right now. so 3 miles per hour, you could easily run that far in far west than an hour. so, keeping that in mind, it is a very, very sluggish system, as gee on out to the map here storm scan3, cloud cover granted being thrown back inland, might see shower at the shore, but generally precipitation way out to sea so starting things off on dry note on land anyway but still coastal flood alert we have to tell you about. it was a warning, now coastal flood advisory, but still for all of the exact same areas. so every delaware beach, every
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bay area, every coastline or shore point at the jersey shore, also, affected by this. so couple of more high tide cycles need to come in before we can say okay we're pretty much done with any tidal flood concern. regardless dangerous rip currents, still a concern the rest of the day, very rough surf, very high sea, storm just stuck couple of miles away, and it will continue to churn up that sea, and of course, the possibility of beach errosion back on the shores. currently temperatures mid 70s across the board, but we think lower mid 80s here today. with some sunshine, but hermine thankfully still well off shore still providing those coastal impacts. will continue for few more days. >> thanks, katie. with hermine still impacting shore conditions this labor day, few beach-goers out this morning in ocean city. even though swim something still prohibited because of dangerous rip currents. crews will be out today scooping up storm debris from the beach area. our anita oh, live in ocean
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city along the jersey shore right now. >> reporter: good afternoon, brooke, it is cloudy, it is breezy out here in ocean city, still shaping up to be relatively nice day, although the concern seems to be this incredibly rough surf, if you take a look at the ocean now, you can see that the current is very strong, the water has risen a lot since we were here yesterday. this water is still flows, and beach officials are urging everyone to stay out of the water, due to the dangerous rip current. however, we've seen some surfers testing the tides here exactly what officials are saying not to do, lifeguards say under no circumstances should anyone be going into this water because in a moment these rip currents can sweep you under. so many instead are hitting the board walk, although zombies owners tell me their sales have definitely take answer hit, some as much as 50% this holiday weekends because of the threat of hermine. i spoke with state emergency management officials. they tell me downgrade from the level three to level two in terms of their operations.
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they expect to be down to normal levels one this afternoon, but at this point, there have been no reported injuries, or major power outages. that's the latest here in ocean city, anita o, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thanks, anita. rip current are also a little threat farther north in ocean count. >> i reporting from seaside height, where people have been devastated by storms before and they are concerned about more flooding now. >> along the jersey shore overnight, hermine whipped up strong waves. at sea, the choppy waters rocked this royal caribbean cruise ship headed from new jersey to bermuda. >> when you see crew on cruise ship, starting to get dusty, you know it has gotten pretty bad. >> derrick one of around 6,000 people on board this ship, during the storm. >> maybe 1:00 o'clock a.m., the whole boat started rocking, people started getting sick. they started distributing
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vomit bags around. >> storm made landfall last friday as category one hurricane. it is already hammered coastal areas, stretching from florida to virginia. knocking out power for hundreds of thousands, causing widespread damage. it is now targeting the eastern seaboard from maryland to massachusetts. >> we've been doing this almost 30 years, seeing the sunrise, ya, on labor day. so we're here no matter what. so this hurricane is nothing. >> governor chris christie says hermine won't come close to having the same destructive power as super storm sandy in 2012. still, he is urging people not to take any chances. >> we don't want to see people have injuries or loss of life because of going into the ocean in dangerous conditions. >> hermine regain hurricane strength, but the worse of the storm pretty much over and continues to move off shore. jericka duncan, cbs news, seaside heights new jersey. and delaware sussex county
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is no longer under a limited state of emergency. governor jack markell tweeted hermine's impact on the first state was minimal. the ocean was off limit for swimmers in rehoboth beach. but that didn't stop some people. the beach patrol tells "eyewitness news" they rescued young man after he got caught in the rough surf. >> it is not worth getting too close to the surf right now. it is just too powerful, too dangerous, and it will do what it wants to do. it doesn't care about you being a human being. it will suck you out, may take your life. >> officials warn the ocean still too dangerous for swimming in delaware. >> labor day, you know, the traditional end to summer, is also the day to remember those who fought for the rights of work. every year the afcio holds the tri-state labor day parade. >> our greg argos joins us from penn's landing to tell us who stopped by to join them, greg, good afternoon. >> good afternoon, i can tell you that basically all of the city's major labor unions are
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represented here, parade kicked off right there, at columbus boulevard. that's where sheet metal workers union is located. they made their wear up here to penn's landing. see all joined here at this parade, the end of the parade here for labor day. >> labor makes the city work, whether it is municipal workers, whether transit workers, whether it is hospital workers, whether it is teachers, without them nothing in the city works. >> the other 364 days out in the community, on construction sites, for everybody else. today is about us. today is about having fun, taking pride in who we, are taking pride in what we stand for, taking pride in the fact we have great benefits, great wages. look, the weekends, holiday, talking about a labor movement. >> now, hundreds of workers and their families marched down columbus boulevard this morning, taking day off from work in honoring laborers around our sit, show of solidarity among the different laborer unions, some of the
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biggest unions, including international brotherhood of electrical workers, ibew, local 98. local 98 union boss john dougherty has been the center of attention in a fbi investigation, federal probe, which appears to be looking into his union finance. that probe is now also targeting mayor penny, mayoral campaign, bolt men though did not want to discuss that investigation. take a listen. >> for the 25th time at least i don't know what it is about. and if i did know what it is about, i would require not to talk about it. so no matter how many times you ask me in different ways, the answer is i don't know. >> what's the latest on that? >> get that the other 364 days, okay? this is all about the labor day parade. >> so that's the political climate here at this labor day, but of course all. folks here are just enjoying day off from work, and of course, some great food. live here on penn's landing, greg argos, cbs-3, "eyewitness
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news". thanks, greg. labor day is the unofficial kick off of the general election campaign. election stay about 63 days away. voters in new jersey will be the first in the area to head to the polls and elect that new president. both candidates and their vice presidential choices are on the road. mark albert shows us the big changes expected as the campaign heats up. >> vice president joe biden answer senator tim kaine kick off labor day with union members, pittsburgh. >> when fewer workers and wages are lower, when more work remembers in unions, wage are higher. >> hillary clinton meets with voters in ohio this afternoon, many of whom still have questions about her emails while secretary of state. clinton told f.b.i. agent she doesn't recall any briefing or training, on how to handle classified information. and, she says, she thought marking on confident emails meant it was mark in alphabetical order. 46% of voters in the latest cbs news poll says clinton's
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explanations of her private emails are getting less believable. >> still does add to the level of mistrust that has dogged her from the very beginning. i think so much as these stories just keep coming they'll be a problem for her. >> clinton had big lead in most polls following the democratic convention. but donald trump has cut that lead in half. but many voters say they're still confused about stances on immigration, whether he will support every undocumented immigrant in the u.s. >> we've got 360 degrees at times. >> trump campaign african-american church this week send part of his effort to win over minority voters. mark albert, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> we're following breaking news within the half hour, eagle coach doug pederson has named carson wentz this starter for the regular season opener against the browns. see that right here on cbs-3. wentz injured his ribs in the
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first pre-season game against the buccaneers earlier this month. he has been rehabbing the injury since then. eagles traded last year's starter sam bradford over the weekend. clearing the way for the start of the carson-wentz era. you can see the eagles and starting quarterback carson went in the season opener sunday september 11, that's right here on cbs-3, coverage starts at 11:30 until the morning with the toyota sunday kickoff, the nfl today follows at noon, then the birds take on the browns at 1:00 of the and stick around, after the game, for the cure auto insurance cbs-3 postgame show. >> coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> police have a warning about a man who is impersonating one of their own. a fake cop alert just ahead. >> police are on the trail of a killer. the victim man and a woman. where it happened, that's just
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>> police in philadelphia are hoping you can help them track down a killer. little to go on, as they try to solve a deadly double shooting. >> the 2200 block of north chadwick street closed overnight, where eight spent shell casings were found. and police canvas concludes in a deadly double shooting. >> we do not have any description of offends, cameras in the area, and at this time we have no mother disbelief just before 12:30 this morning, came calls to philadelphia police of shots fired. on the scene, a man and a woman found lying in the street hit.
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>> twenty-second district officers responded, report of a shooting, with two victims, officers arrived on location, and found a female victim, 26 years old, and male victim, 25 years old, male was shot in the head, the female was shot in the back. >> officers got both to temple hospital where that woman died about a half hour later. just after 1:00 a.m. police say the man is going through series of emergency procedures. police are asking anyone with information to come forward. outside police headquarters, justin finch, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> authority searching for police impersonator. they say this person robbed and pistol whipped a man in fairmount park. happened last night along concourse drive belmont avenue. police say the suspect took off with $100. they say he was driving a black ford explorer with flashing lights, his victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. still ahead on "eyewitness news", rocky the boat. >> and the man doing it none
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other than president clinton, here in philadelphia. his surprise concert appearance, is coming up. katie? >> and brooke, well, of course our eyes are still on what's going on at the immediate coastline when it comes to the main weather headline, hermine is still it. even though we haven't had any direct impact from that storm, regardless, though, what's down the road is a little dose of if a denture were to be put under a microscope, we can see all the bacteria that still exists. polident's unique micro clean formula works in just 3 minutes, killing 99.99% of odor causing bacteria. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture every day.
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>> tens of thousands parked the parkway to see colds play take the stage for the final night of the made in america festival. the two day concert showcased more than 60 artists, this marks number five that philadelphia has hosed the festival. before taking the stage, cold play lead singer chris martin stopped by children's
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hospital to visit some special patient. one of them is luke theodoseatis. luke has leukemia and just had a bone marrow transplant, by his brave brother. >> look who attended this year's festival, there he is in the crowd, president bill clinton on hand to register people to vote. hillary for pa shared these pictures of the president on twitter, even hung out with beyonce back stage. >> great, fans are looking back on another spectacular made in america concert. >> time to clean it all up. crews were hard at work, the moment the show ended on the parkway last night, and worked through the night. there was a lot of cleaning up to do, they're almost done now, and things should be back to normal around the parkway a little later today. >> there is a really cool video on twitter that i saw, and it is beyonce, and jay-z, then sasha and malea obama.
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right together. >> really cool. so many things, is there anything normal about the ben franklin parkway? >> never know who will show up to all if i sport. >> but yes, no kidding. so true. but, you know there is weather pattern, it definitely is atypical, i would say, this system, this hermine, it is strange, just the way it is panning out with the way the pattern is, so, you know, luckily we started the proverbial bullet on this one, do have the system out there providing obviously a lot of chappie surf as we've been reporting throughout the course of the show, but, at least it wasn't a direct impact, so, that's a bit of god news. but here is the thing, we go on out to the satellite loop there is continues to sit and spin and it will make some movement. but very, very minimal movement. now, we go off to the south, and let me get on over the wall, i'll pinpoint the next thing we're keeping an eye on, thankfully also not expected to have any major development in the days ahead, but this cluster every thunderstorms
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moving west of the lesser antilles, expected to continue its track west, and at this point we don't anticipate it will make any curvature and move up our way but it is the next thing we are watching, approaching the height of hurricane season after all. here is the latest on hermine. it has got whopping 6-mile per hour movement right now, to the northwest, so it is starting to shift little bit. and notice, it starts getting pulled back in, then it will recur of again. although then it is taking couple of days, taking until thursday before that even clears cape cod. so it is a sluggish little guy, and it will continue to just sit and spin and keep that surf very turned up for the next few days, meanwhile we are going to eventually be tracking a cold front, way back over the northern high planes right now, that's still couple of days away, but by the time it does hit us doesn't look like it bridges a heck of a lot of moisture with it, see what it does in the seven day, not much, actually see the opposite take place, we warm up from here. let's bring it back to the here and now, wave heights impressive, up and down the
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northeaster cone line, you got anywhere from fine to pushing 15-foot waves, just at the off shore buoys. so that again, that's really really strong surf. which is why many of the ocean waters are closed right now, we really want you to heed those closures, okay, high risk for the rip current, remaining, right through the middle part. week. see looking at the surf outside beach patrol headquarters look like the beach patrol guys are watching it unfold. i don't see anybody in the water. again, it is very, very dangerous, and you could get pulled out by rip current very easily with this kind of surf. outside we go, though, to our local area here, in philadelphia. just outside our station headquarters, feels like 76, actually is 76 degrees, so very comfortable outside. even despite couple of clouds, we're at 53 on the dew point temperature, very pleasant at worse talking 55, maybe 57 for the dew point today. so it is very, very comfortable. good hair day, say for the breeze out there. we look forward in the forecast, starting to heat things up, headed toward
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winter circle after yesterday's race. look at this down the stretch, john hunter, and coal, side by side bumming each other. then running off the track. didn't sit well with runner up. >> here we go. >> rid there. he charges, and they wrestle on the ground before the fight gets broken up. no word from nascar yet, but the two men, obviously, could face punishment. >> i won't be shock if they do. >> very interesting developments there. look like the schuylkill expressway coming in, coming down there. >> oh, not that bad. >> that's "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm joe holden. >> i'm brooke thomas. for all of us here thanks for watching. and i'm katie fehlinger. "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. the young and the restless is neck. have a good afternoon.
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>> nikki: what do you mean adam is dead? >> victor: he can't be. >> nick: don't act like you don't know. that cabin that you arranged for adam to hide out in? it blew up, and adam was inside. how can you do it? how can you kill your own son? >> nikki: no, no, no, no, no, no, no. there has to be some kind of a mistake. nothing has been on the news about this -- >> nick: it's not a mistake, mom. i saw the explosion with my own eyes. >> victor: how is that possible? >> nick: connor was sick. so chelsea called me because she needed some help. i arranged for a doctor to go and see him. >> nikki: is connor gonna be okay? >> nick: he's fine, mom. but when we went to pick up adam at the cabin, the place went up like a fireball. there's no way anyone could have survived. >> victor: we had a very thought-out plan, you know. i think he made it to the plane. >> nick: dad, we went to the airstrip. we talked to the pilot. he hadn't seen adam. your plan didn't work. adam never made it onto that flight. >> nikki: nicholas, this is enough. it's not your father's fault.

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