tv Eyewitness News at 530 CBS October 17, 2016 5:30am-6:01am EDT
>> i'm joe hold never for jim donovan. that traffic mess tops our morning minute. here's what you need to know to start your day. >> schuylkill eastbound at university ave. is completely closed. this is severely going to impact your travel this morning, and you will want to give yourself extra time. >> ambush style shooting leaves father dead and police searching for answers. >> we're told this man just standing? his rear driveway when police say two men approached him, pulled out a gun, robbed him and then shot him. >> i don't know what anyone would do. >> another septa strike is looming, more than 5700 septa workers could walk out at the end of the month. >> iraqi military went on the offensive trying to drive out the islamic state out of mozul. >> we welcome home our 2,016 susan g. komen philadelphia
three day walkers. >> i walk for my mom. i walk for aunt marilyn, i walk for kristin, karen forks r all of the women fighting out there and all of the men. >> there is inches ration, walk presser all over the country come together to ends breast cancer. >> turning to the breaking news and traffic, meisha, that accident causing quite a headache for drivers this morning. >> certainly is, and already only in the 5:00 hour. i can tell you right now, one area on a monday morning we do not want any problems that's on the schuylkill. that's what we're seeing right now. accident involving tractor-trailer caring beer, guys, happened about 12:45 a.m. this is involving an oil spill, one person has been transported to the hospital. you can see crews out there trying to get this cleared up. so the accident happened at the schuylkill eastbound at university ave. eastbound closed right now at university ave., and traffic can re-enter at grays ferry. only one lane is open, on the westbound side of the schuylkill, which is alleviating congestion.
still looking pretty slow, alternate moving in the eastbound direction, that's going to be the vine to around broad street. i can tell you right now, lets eight try to switch gears. i bring you outside, schuylkill taillights moving in the westbound direction at vare avenue. this is where one lane is open at university ave. leading up, all lanes clear right mere, approaching university ave. condensed into one lane, really going to start to slow you down in fact you can see some brake lights going on there right now. eastbound past south street, yikes, takes a look at this, the backups already only 5:30 in the morning on a monday, not what we want to see. until that gets clear up, this is only going to increase, congestion will only get slower and slower here. so i'm saying for the past 30 minute, give yourself 30 minute extra time. i would say start to increase that, every 15 minute, every quarter hour that goes by give yourself even more time. look, they are not even moving here. this again eastbound past, the back up to this, and eastbound closed at university ave.
you can re-enter on grays ferry so absolutely going to cause some headaches for this morning. also dealing with con instruments sean, dealing with the traffic shift, dealing new lanes at cottman avenue. moving in the northbound side. where you were traveling on the northbound side right where you can see. >> again dealing with, that might slow you down little bit this morning, as women. so right now we head over to the weather department, there are some 80 eights in our forecast rob, maybe mid 80s, will feel more like late summer, to at least the middle of the upcoming week. fairly dry right now, two areas of fog to deal with, could slow your morning right down little bit in some areas, but overall pretty comfortable. don't need the heavier coat. temperatures holding 50's, 60s, compared to this time yesterday, much warmer, 11 to
17 degrees warmer. so that's the trend. warming, warmer air mass continues to build on in. and temperatures holding right around 60 at the airport. we had 30's, who's, morning low temperatures, big difference today. fifty-seven up at quakertown, mid 50's pottstown. there is the visibility issue down to half mile around philadelphia, less than half mile in wilmington, and also in millville. watch out for locally dense fog in some locations, couple of showers earlier in the poconos, they've now dissipated, so we should keep things nice and dry through the day, that will be the trends. really for the next several days. a lot of sunshine in the forecast lunchtime looks good, recess upper 70s in the sunshine on the way home today. nice afternoon, talking high of 80 degrees, for philadelphia, mid 70s at the shore, talking more about these record coming up in the seven day forecast in just a few more minutes, joe, rahel, back to you.
>> man robbed and shot behind his own house in lawncrest. police were called out to the 6100 block of s street. just after 11:00 last night. the man had just returned from shopping when police say he was ambushed. told those responsible took the victim's gun, before fleeing the scene. >> terminal heavily damaged last month, when new jersey commuter train crashed, one woman died, one hurt. damage disrupted trains for hundred cents of thousands every commuters, gradually resuming service since more tracks opened early this morning, ticket offers back open. >> the time now 5:36. in business news this morning, which retailer is bucking the trends? and opening this thanksgiving? >> and pepsi could be adjusting its recipement money watch's jill wagner joins us liver from the new york stock exchange, good morning, jill. >> good morning, futures
pointing to lower open after down week on wall street. on friday the dow did rise about 39 points, the nasdaq up a fraction. today netflix reports earnings after the closing bell, pretty low with subscriber growth slowing down, netflix has focused on original content, especially comedy. last week, the company announced $40 million deal with chris rock and two stand up comedy special. pepsi is reducing sugar from its drinks, soda maker says 2025 released two thirds of its drinks have 100 calories. pepsi will add more zero and low calory drinks, and also reform late existing drinks. >> macy's is buck ago retail trends and will remain open on thanksgiving. in fact, its stores are expected to open at 5:00 p.m. thanksgiving day, that is now earlier than last year. this year several major retailers in shopping malls will close their doors for the holiday, hopefully to celebrate with their families. brooke, jim? sorry, rahel, joe.
>> what do you think about that? would you shop on thanksgiving? >> i'm all for turkey and family time. >> me too. >> amen. >> i hear you. >> jill wagner, good to see you. thank you so much, jill. septa riders are watching and waiting to find out if thousands every rail and bus workers will go on strike at the end of the month. >> commuters are already thinking about plan b. >> fifty-nine street terminal in upper darby. good morning, justin. >> touch and go time for septa transit workers and commuters. who are all hoping that by halloween there is a new deal for more than 5,000 bus, subway, trolley workers. >> "eyewitness news" sunday as members of transit workers local 234 vote today strike november 1st. a worse skies scenario members say only calls if twu and septa don't have a flew contract deal by midnight october 31. >> we don't know.
>> says maintaining quality benefits and working conditions for more than 5,000 bus, subway, and trolley operators. >> thirty-four years, okay? so at six, a i want my tension, my social security, and my healthcare coverage to carry me when i get olders. >> members in it for the long hall even if finalizing comes after election day. >> union walk off before, impacted riders. >> have to get to work with supervisor, that was only by the skin of my teeth. >> it would cripple commute for tens of thousands, twu and septa have been bargaining since july. in a statement, the agency says, while we hope the union does not exercise it right to strike, we are focusing on reaching a new contract in best interest of our writers, employees, steak holders this strike would not impact reasonable rales, in different union, also no word yet on
when septa and local 234 give back to the bargaining table. so a lot of people hoping it does not go that way. >> certainly one to watch, justin, thank for the live report. >> the walkers and susan g. komen three day celebrate with a powerful closing ceremony hups of men and women wrapped up the three day, 06-mile walk, in the fight for a world without breast cancerment walkers took off friday from the willow grove mall, crossed the finish line at the navy yard in south philly. >> it is a community, only as tough as the person next to you. because the person next to you is going to pick you up when you fall, pick you up when you don't want to go any more. you know what? that's what we do for each other with susan g. komen. >> how about this? each raised minimum of $2,300. in total raised over $2.1 million.
incredible. >> philadelphia is shining in pink. >> it includes one south broad. take a look, former pnb bank build something a glow, pink lights meant to be reminds tear schedule mammogram, stay vigilant in the fight against breast cancer. kennedy university hospital in cherry hill also showing off those pink lights. very nice there. this is the 15th year for the lights for the cure campaign. you can find more information on website cbsphilly.com/cure. >> homecoming for our heroes. we'll take you to the philadelphia department where some of the local rescuers are welcomed back, after helping the victim of hurricane matthew.
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>> good monday morning, what you are waking up to right now is an active scene, accident about 12:45, involving tractor-trailer caring biron the schuylkill eastbound. this is the schuylkill eastbound at university ave., guys, it is involving an oil spill. one person has been transported to the hospital. you can see crews out there trying to get this situation remedied for you. but right now, because of this, eastbound is closed at university ave. now you are able to re-enter
at grays ferry. only one lane is open on the westbound side. right now because of what time it is, let's see, it is almost 6:00 in the morning on a monday morning, this is absolutely going to slow you down t has been for quite some time right now. so, right now i want to bring your attention live outside, schuylkill taillights moving in the westbound direction, at vare avenue, right now, one lane is open on the westbound side. take a look at this, guys. so all lanes open here, as you travel, as you move westbound toward university ave. that's when you get condensed into one driveable lane. that's when you start to slow down. on the eastbound side, yikes. this is not what we want to see, not even cracking into the 6:00 hour, eastbound side, schuylkill, past south street, for the backups extendingment you can see, it even goes past this camera shot, you are at a complete stop here, looking more like parking lot. for little while there i was saying give yourself extra 30 minute, i would say at least extra 45 minutes, if i were you, playing on the safe side, i would even give yourself
extra hour if you are moving in the eastbound side. so again eastbound closed right now at university ave. you can re-enter at grays ferry or you can take to try to avoid it altogether eastbound vine to broad street. rahel, back over to you. >> all right, meisha, thank you. i got to tell you brinking in big bucks at the box office. (movie clip). >> when all of the money is counted the thriller starring ben afleck should come in number one in it opening weekend. making close to $25 million. it is followed by kevin hart's live performance movie titled what now, which by the way, that brought in almost 12 million bucks, just behind that, the girl on the train, and rounding out the top five, home for peculiar children, and deep water horizon. well nbc may announce billy's de poor tour as early as today, source familiar with
the network. bush of course has been off the "today show" since he was caught on tape, in a leud conversation with donald trump earlier this month. bush's attorney denies his client reached a $10 million settlement with nbc. networks still have to pay bush millions of dollars because of contractural obligations. earlier this month, still the fall out continues. >> and it will. apparently until november 9th. >> apparently. >> justin, good morning. >> the weather continuing little bit, extending here. >> until november 9th? >> hey, you never know. you never know. last year, yes, warm pretty much all fall, christmas, talking about that yesterday, 70s. people were mowing their grass on christmas. >> incredible, incredible stuff. >> you can use that this week, the shorts, flip shops, sure, maybe new records, already feeling the difference this morning, stepping outside, temperatures 50's to about 60 degrees enough different three rays, 40's, still areas every fog, not seeing much right now here on the delaware, from the palmyra
nature cove in new jersey looking across the river still tough to see the atlantic city skyline there. visible may be reduced little bit in some locations, see what's happening, morning temperatures generally in the 30's, even few 20's out there, but this morning, looking milder, generally mid up ear's over most locations. mt. laurel, 508 degrees, kenneth martin in willingboro, close to 60 at this hour. eileen murray up in gilbertsville, cooler spot at 52 degrees. near 06 in chesterfield. up ear's at dave bradley's house in essington, pennsylvania, charles, little milder, northampton county at 60 degrees, down in middletown jason checks in at 57. so temperatures pretty much uniform right now. there are some clouds around. they'll break up. see decent amount of sunshine. look at the temperatures surging over the next few days, average high of 66. not even close to. that will talking low and mid 80s, by the weekend getting close to the average. so if you like fall weather just wait towards the ends of the week into the weekend.
now moving in the classic indian summer conditions. with that really is, where the term comes from, is this occurs mid to late fall, now typically after the first fall frost, get into periods of extended above average temperatures, which we're having, that's classic indian summerment the term is thought to be named due to the indians back in the day, used extra warmth to go out and hunt and gather more supplies for the upcoming winter. showers out in western pennsylvania, probably diminishing over the mountains, dry through the day today, increasing sunshine, challenging records, today not so much. record highs 89. we'll get to about 80 degreesment tomorrow going to be close, forecast high of 84. the records 85. wednesday, the day, good chance to set new record with forecast of 83. the record is 80. setback in 1947. right around 80 today. sun, clouds, warm afternoon, tonight it is mild, partly cloudy, mid 60s, extended forecast, each day gets little warmer. next chance for rain,
saturday. >> shooting suspect on the ryan, after firing on police officer then stealing his patrol car. fairfax police department released dash cam video of the suspect, and they say the officer was responding to reports of gunfire on sunday, around midnight. when he pulled up the suspect ambushed him, then drove off in his car. now, police found the cruiser a few blocks away, so far, no sign of the shooter, reports are the officer was shot multiple times, and is listed in serious condition. >> two people are killed when a small plane crashes in ohio. the plane went down yesterday evening, in a heavily wooded area of warren county. authorities are attempt to go get the tail number off the burned aircraft. as of now it is unknown as to where the plane came from or where it was heading. it is also unclear what led to the crash. >> north carolina says the price tag from hurricane matthew adds up to one and a half billion dollars with 100,000 homes and buildings damaged. in the meantime, local
rescuers who helped after the storm are back home safe and sound. at the philadelphia fire department, special operations center, family, friends, and fellow first responders, group employed. made several life saving rescues while stationed and the lumberton section of north carolina. >> i think we have roughly 80 to 100 rescues, and then 25 to 30 animal rescues. >> it is great experience for them. it is experience they bring back. it is capability they bring back. not just to the city of philadelphia but to the entire commonwealth and to the entire region. >> on one of the missions the task force rescued a woman and her dog who were trapped inside a vehicle surrounded by flood water. glad that they're home, safe. everyone get summoned for jury duty. that apparently includes the phanatic. >> our friend, yes. we will tell you why he used among the many people doing their civic duty, at the criminal justice center this morning. we will be right back.
it might be little more fun today to get call to jury duty. national champion coach jay wright will hold juror appreciation is her moan think morning, at the courthouse in center city. the ceremony kicks off five day juror appreciation week. all thanks to the conscious citizens who report when asked as essential part of our justice system. now, rahel, for the records, i actually would love to be called. but sometimes i think what we do on a day-to-day basis it, might not want me. >> i would agree, but i feel, are you still beam interesting friday? >> i am beaming for friday. >> star struck over the the fant glike talked about it all weekend. it was awesome. something to remember for sure. >> well, coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", a daring rescue caught on camera. see how a group every strangers braved burning car, to rescue the trapped driver
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" morni. >> weaver breaking news we're following, commuter nightmare this monday morning, you're looking live at the eastbound lanes of the schuylkill closed at this hour, after a tractor-trailer crashed, meisha will have your details. and detours. >> also, a father is ambushed, and shot, after returning home from a shopping trip. live with the search for his killer. >> and developing right now, in the middle east, battle to retake control of the iraqi city of mozul from isis is underway. today is monday, october the 17th, good morning, i'm joe holden in for jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon in for brooke. justin actually here today filling in for katie. first to meisha a you have been following this all
morning. >> i sure have. if i said one area that you do not want an accident, what would you say. >> that's probably the schuylkill, right? specially on a monday morning, and that's what we're seeing. take a look at these backups because of it. just now 6:00 in the morning what's shaping up to be very busy monday morning. we have live chopper three over this accident. the accident 12:45 a.m. involving tractor-trailer caring beer. there is involving an oil spill, one person has been transferred to the hospital. again, this is on the schuylkill schuylkill eastbound, closed at university ave. and you can re-enter at grays ferry westbound side, one lane open, easing congestion, overall more and more vehicles every quarter hour keeps pumping on to the roadway, causing backups good alternate, eastbound, i've been report that alternate for the past h