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henon and electrician by trade is still employed by local 98 which is run by union boss john doing heard. >> under scrutiny my whole life. >> reporter: cbs-3 has learned that the city has hired outside council for henon but spokesperson refuses to say who is representing him. >> make a brief statement. >> reporter: thursday afternoon for the first time henon seeking about the investigation. >> long shore men have not contacted me or any member of my staff, to my knowledge. >> reporter: greeting from the prepared statement. >> member of the city council comes with a great responsibility as you all know. >> reporter: taking no questions. >> with that great responsibility, is putting, the interest of the community, first and foremost. thank you for coming. i have no further are comments. >> reporter: now, within the past hour we have been able to determine, who is representing, henon, city's law department says they have hired criminal defense attorney brian mcmonigal to represent the councilman. you might know him as attorney who is currently defending
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comedian bill cosby. mcmonigal has agreed to the cities standard rate have of 225 per hour. right now, city law officials tell me that mcmonigal will remain as henon's attorney unless one of two things happen, one criminal charges are filed against the councilman or two, it is determine that the scope of this investigation falls out side of his duties as a councilman. we are live at city hall, greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> philadelphia public and archdiocese schools, will dismiss early tomorrow because of the dangerous heat, that is settling over our region. today in camden dismissed students at 1:00 p.m. and cancelled all after school programming. meteorologist kate bilo is here to tell us what to expect tomorrow. you have to step outside that this heat,.
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>> and 92 degrees. take a look at trenton, 95 right now, and that ties the previous record. trenton with a new record today 93 in allentown. reading at 93, 91 in at atlantic city. more comfortable down in wildwood thanks to the cooler ocean water. it is all you have to look forward to, you have to look at those heat index values and today we have heat index that peaked around 103 in philadelphia feels like 106, very dangerous heat and humidity in dover, for young children, elderly, anyone with respiratory issues and, it will justin to build through it this, tomorrow and saturday. not a whole lot of relief overnight. we have an extend the heat advisory until 6:00 o'clock tomorrow evening now and it is not just philadelphia and nearby suburbs as we see. with these heat advisories and warnings this includes entirety of the lehigh valley. entirety of the delaware and much of interior south jersey as well. i expect this to most of the
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day saturday as heat hangs around. what does this heat advisory mean. highs in the low to mid 90's but with the elevated humidity dew points around 70 we have heat index values once again to peak at between 1104 mainly at height of the afternoon you have to work outside, take frequent breaks and check on anyone you know that need help staying cool. coming up i'll tell you whether they heat finally subside and when we get a taste of the fall, in the seven day forecast. after a tractor trailer rolled over and spills its load of pennies. the big rig lost control near new castle just before 2:00 this morning. more than 40,000 unstamped pennies rolled all over the
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highway. >> it sad in the same spot for 45 minutes. i turn off my car and let it be in park for a while. >> hours later traffic on i-95 southbound took a hit as well. tractor trail are overturn at 896 exit in newark. cause of both crashes you it is still under investigation. new details in the investigation of the death of the sip line cross at the state park. go ape operates the course. today in a statement they said that the state inspector's report concluded that the course was well conceived, and met industry standards. the report also said that all personnel safety equipment was in good working order. fifty-nine year-old tina werner of felt on kent county died when she fell 35 feet, as the go ape aerial rope adventure course. atlantic city police officer shot in the line of duty is continuing to improve. the officer was wounded while pursuing three robbery suspects, and the police department posted on their facebook page that doctors have removed, officer from a
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breathing machine, and he is now sitting up and talking. two men are facing charges in connection with the officer's shooting. a third suspect was fatally shot by police. suspect is under arrest in the gun store robbery in delaware county. broke in the armory, may 21st last year. and, stole 19 weapons on the store on macdade boulevard. he got in, by smashing a window. a suspect wanted in more than 30 thefts is under arrest in bensalem bucks county. early this morning, police say 18 year-old james woodman broke in the home on tatum road. police say woodman was caught hiding in the bushes after home owner saw him in her home and called police. a 17 year-old in a stolen car was also arrested. police believe woodman is responsible for 30 vehicle break ins around that area. two alleged members of the motorcycle gangs in atlantic county are facing drug and
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weapons charges tonight. authorities arrested benjamin dipilla and sam marsh of mays landing as part of an investigation into outlaw motorcycle gangs. raid executed in mays landing last month led to these arrests. on the healthwatch tonight. a survivor from west chester. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here on more on a special visit. >> going to the white house this white house meeting is called making health care better, for the heart champions, it is about women and heart disease and how to improve awareness and treatment for the champion from chester county, that is personal. with her energetic pal willow lisa burrell who lives in west chester walks a couple miles every day. it is her medicine along with the prescribed drugs that keep her heart disease under control. >> i have always been healthy, and to all of a sudden have that taken away, and, you know, that is hard part about
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heart disease. >> reporter: it started at 42 with arrhythmia, eradic heartbeat and passing out. in hospitals instead of being treated like a heart patient she was treated like she had an emotional troubles. >> i have had people say are you having problems at home? do you think this could be stress? do you want a valium. >> reporter: she ended up with a series of pacemakers and cardiac procedures, once correctly diagnosed. >> it is hard to think of where i was, and where i am right new. >> reporter: research has shown men and women with heart disease often have different symptoms and don't always get the same kind of treatment. >> these differences should be advertised, and explained not just to patients but tolls medical professionals. so that women have the same chance of a good outcome as a man might have. >> reporter: lisa, 62 was selected by national coalition of women with heart disease to be one of 50 heart champions from around the country selected yearly to advocate for women's health, on friday
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they will meet at the white house. >> who wouldn't be excited who wouldn't be, right. >> reporter: focus on have that meeting tomorrow is administration officials will be how to improve cardiovascular research treatment for everyone with a special emphasis on women. and she said she doesn't know if she will see the president or first lady. they are not the on the schedule but she's hoping for a glimpse. >> yes, indeed. well, it is a big night for national football league, season kicks off later on this evening. >> and fans fantasy football leagues go live and regulators are watching. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan tells us one major player in the industry is making changes. >> for many fans, fantasy football is an integral part of the game, kick off day is like christmas. >> for fantasy player it is great. they run a fantasy site called daily fan epidemic where daily fantasy sports. >> it gets people into it. over that day.
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>> this time last year. draft kings and fan dual, awake, to daily contest. it got the attention of the authorities who started up investigating legality, and industry practice. the results, more than a dozen state like delaware ban the sites, some like new york regulate and tax them and others like pennsylvania, and new jersey have pending legislation. in the garden state jim whalein is leading the charge. >> most important thing for people to know it is not a bill that bans fantasy sports, or, will make it more restrictive. >> it is allowing contests, and,
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testing. safe trusted level playing field. >> we did a number of things to make sure there was this doubt about that. >> reporter: anticipating further regulation the group says they have those protections and more. >> i can only out think them. >> reporter: he hopes that by new york's passing a fantasy sports bill it will gain momentum here in new jersey. they would like to have something on the desk by end of the nfl season. in trenton, cleve bryan, cw. three "eyewitness news". still to come on "eyewitness news" a fashion designer from south philadelphia is seeing her dream come true. see her collection, and how it ended up, in new york's fashion week. plus improving literacy in philadelphia, how mayor kenney is trying to make sure everyone has a better chance at a better education, done ton. allen iverson was noticeably absent at today as basketball hall of fame press conference. find out why the answer was a no show for festivities the in springfield massachusetts. that is coming up later in
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a south philadelphia fashion designer is one step closer to seeing her dreams come true. >> her collection may the cut for new york's fashion week and our pat gallen shows you how recent art institute grad has transformed her passion into a huge opportunity. >> in the fashion industry, this week is their super bowl.
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new york's fashion week is underway. the biggest players in the game will see their best work in the spotlight. for south philadelphia native devon pagan owe being involved is a dream come true. >> it is crazy how it happen. i was than the expecting to it happen. >> reporter: the 26 year-old is one of nine students and recent graduates of the art institute nationwide, that were selected to have their concepts features during fashion week and it stems from her senior project which uses houdini as an inspiration. >> i turn tonight to something interesting, through like shapes, fabrics i used, how shapes were created and a lot of it was an experiment. i didn't go into my senior selection thinking owe hey i want to get into fashion week. >> reporter: while her love of clothing traces back to her roots as a kid her journey began after getting an associates degree at community college. pagan owe then decided to chase her dream. >> i never said anything in my life when i first got here and i got an f on my first dress ever made. >> it was terrible.
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>> but i learn. it was a lot of self teaching too. i mean, you rely on teachers but you have to have some ideas of your own. >> reporter: talents have blossomed in recent years. during the holidays pagano sold hundreds of scarves out of her house. >> just on a whim, christmas, people were getting them as gifts, and my boyfriend's friend, and, can i get three for my mom. >> and her selection is, to keep adding to it. >> my whole portfolio, my god. >> yes. >> we will see what happens. >> yes. >> it will keep going. >> reporter: pat gallen for "eyewitness news". philadelphia's mayor commission on adult literacy gets a new name, "eyewitness news" at city hall where jim kenney signed an executive order to officially rebrand that commission, as the office of the adult education. the mayor says that the changes will make office more inclusive so all resident will have access to a quality a dult education system, it will now fall under the guidance of
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the managing director's office. >> kate joins us with our forecast and september sizzle continues. >> i'll tell you, it is miserablely hot outside. >> it is. >> it is dew points, dew points in the low to mid 70's, that is just a steam bath. you can grab a handful of air when you walk outside. >> it does. >> that is not the what we want. >> i don't mind heat but humidity but that makes it dangerous when you get heat index values in the triple digits and we have reports of schools, early dismissals, today and again tomorrow, which is good news and anyone who doesn't have access to air conditioning, find a place to cool off at the height of the day between two and 5:00 p.m. when the heat will be at its most oppressive again tomorrow. lets look outside, we will take you down the shore another place to go and beat the heat, head just a few steps further inland off the beach and it steams up very quickly, but some are shore weather then they have earlier in the week, breezy and of course, beaches were non-existent thanks to those high tides from her mine.
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surf is still rough down the shore but definitely not as bad as it was in the week. swim on a beach with the life guard posted right in the weekend. you can see showers and thunderstorms across central new york state. really firing away in northern western, pennsylvania. does not look like these storms will survive into our region tonight this front will get hung up, pushing into this, steamy, sultry air, really going to slow down, as we go through tonight and tomorrow and that front will hang out, off to our north keeping the steam bath in place keeping the lid on the pot so to speak. the let's recap summer. june we have five, 90-degree days. hottest 92 degrees. july, 15, 90-degree days. hottest, 97. august that was worst 117 days in the 90's, hottest day was 98. so far here in september today is day two in the 90's, today hottest at 95 and it has been try this month. we're about third of an inch
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below average in rainfall. we expect a few more 90-degree days we will end up were four, before all is said and done. comfort index shows that dew point in the 70's, dew point a at 71. that puts us between oppressive and insufferable depending where you are we are seeing dew points throughout low 70's. we will feel that through next few days as well. here's comfort index and where we can expect for next several days, tomorrow and saturday, possibly the slightly lower then today, dew point peaked at 73 or 74 today. tomorrow is closer to 70. still oppressive, still pretty awful outside but possibly feeling a couple degree cooler then day. sun take we will cut down humidity and much, much nicer with lower humidity. track ago this front, you can see how those storms, fall apart into tomorrow morning. tomorrow evening we will pick up shower or thunderstorm to the north early and then by eight or 9:00 possibly a sure or storm here in philadelphia head together bruce springsteen concert tomorrow night keep an eye to the sky there could be a few showers or storms that roll through. they will be scattered but
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keep an eye on the radar get that on the app by the way. the saturday when next front a roaches. this one will start to fall apart as well pushing through into sunday, good news by sunday afternoon front moves off shore we will tap in this cooler trier air mass to the thort and west and eagles game is in progress here at the 3:00 it will start to feel a whole lot nicer with nice breeze from the northwest, lower humidity and temperatures 10 degrees cooler then saturday. overnight the tonight, warm, and muggy, 78 degrees, just hit or miss thunderstorm most sizzle before they get here. tomorrow spotty thunderstorm in the afternoon or evening and another scorcher 93 now record is 94. that record was set 1884, so it is 13 two-year old record and we will be close to tying if not breaking that. down the shore 89, hot and humid with a stray thunderstorm and scattered storms in the poconos at 83 degrees. poconos have best chance to pick up a storm tomorrow. your kick off forecast for eagles, as i said we will get lucky with the forecast, heat
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and humidity starts to exit, stage right and dryer cooler air moves in, 84 will be the kick off temperature, possibly a shower or cloud in the morning for tailgaters but much, much better with a high of 85 on sunday. monies gorgeous at 80 degrees. it briefly warms up through wednesday and then end of next week looks like that hint of autumn, some of us have been waiting for with highs in the 70's late next week. >> i have been waiting. >> seriously. it doesn't feel like fall yet. >> not yet. >> it will, it will. speaking of football, former football player of sorts, tim tebow got cut a year ago today, last year but today he signed a contract with the major league team. find out which one. how many games will eagles win with carson wentz we went to wi . to get answers in the buzz. those stories coming up next in
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the real story on pat toomey. on background checks for gun buyers...
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toomey has shown the courage few others have... toomey steps up on checks... toomey is on the right side... state leaders should follow toomey lead. no wonder leading pennsylvania police organizations endorse pat toomey as best to protect our families. independence usa pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. we have a show called toyota sunday kick off n that show we run a segment called the buzz. that is when i helped over to wip to talk about the morning team with that week's match up for the eagles. today i spoke to the guys for the first time since last december. they made their predictions for this season. >> i think the eagles will be better off with carson wentz then they would have been with sam bradford. i'm around the nine or ten mark. i'm actually high. i'm way higher.
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>> are you feeling okay. >> i'm getting woozy don, nine or ten. >> i'm around that. >> from your lip toss god's ear. >> i have them at nine wins. i like the quarterback a lot. >> okay, okay. >> don, i'm regarded as one of the top football authorities in america. i will tell you why. >> clearly noted. >> because i surround myself with more ons. nine or ten wins. >> no. >> six, six, he is a kid. will he be better down the road? of course, he will. he has a rookie coach and he is a rookie. even though defense is real good, it is going to take a while. six wins. >> it will take a while. can't wait to find out. here's schedule for this sunday 11:30 a.m. toyota sunday kick off where you can see the rest of the segment of the buzz. 12:00 p.m. nfl today. then kick off eagles/browns at one, followed by cure auto insurance post game show, can't wait.
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all right. on to baseball phillies visiting nationals tonight, alex asher gets the start. alex who? he guys who had era over nine last season and this years served an 80 game suspension for drug use. phillies like his talent. tonight he gets to show it. meanwhile, buba chuckies in springfield, massachusetts but he arrived late, allen iverson missed introduction hall have of fame press conference today because of travel issues. he will be introduced in the hall tomorrow night, and introduced by doctor j, larry brown, and john thompson. >> that is right. >> induct tomorrow night. >> tim tebow will get a chance to play baseball. mets signed former nfl quarterback to a minor league contract. tebow will report to the fall instructional league later this month. mets say that this is not a publicity stunt. we will be right giving people options based on their budget is pretty edgy... kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever.
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