tv Eyewitness News at 5 CBS October 19, 2016 5:00am-5:31am EDT
>> yes, good morning, happy wednesday. weekend is in our sights. >> yes, there it is. >> and it feels like it already, in celebration talking about 85 degrees. right now only thing i'm concern business construction on i-95. you would not think it would back you up at 5:00 in the morning but it is. the it is a big problem. >> yes. >> it tend to be, right. anytime you have construction it will slow you down but weather is cooperating. we may see a shower here and there but you have to go far north for that during daylight hours. looking at storm scan here at least localized zoom, all you have got is frankly throwing. but there is nothing to actually report. when i put things in motion and put satellite on top of this, even still there is a big deal of cloud cover but it is generally pretty clear. here's a hint of that moisture. see how you could see a shower far off in the north in the mountains but over all the front that is moving through is actually weakening and fizzling with time. we will probably just have
additional clouds across the board here. we will call it partly sunny as a result. look at where we stan. sun obviously still has sometime before it climbs above so we will see a degree or two get knocked off but we are flirting with 70 degrees at this hour at philly international. incredibly mild start. mount pocono is at 68 degrees. it is a warm start to the day here and meisha mentioned it, 85 is what we are calling for here. your average high is 66. obviously this is substantially above average. how to we get there. walk you through, 73, by 1:00 in the morning and then it height as well be mid-august with values like this. not bad, meisha. it will not last. >> i love it. it might not be seasonal or normal but i love it. i absolutely love it. construction 95 south between cottman and bridge street. this is what i was talking about that will really slow you down. we don't see it typically slow you down this much just cracking in the 5:00 o'clock hour.
the that is what we are seeing right now. traffic was temporarily stop. it looks, not that good. now you can see thaw are driving by. you have left lane opened. it is easing that congestion right there but would i say give yourself extra time. at least, 15 to 20 minutes in that area. construction 422 westbound between trooper and route 23, talking about westbound the right lane is compromised, eastbound left lane is compromised in this area eastbound side between limerick and oaks. heads up, there are still crews out there. they are still working. the plus we have construction at 02 northbound near town center road. that right lane is compromiseched it looks like everyone is traveling around good around king of prussia area shell meyer street is blocking near church sheet township line road is your best alternate. jim, over to you. breaking news, any moment faculty of the pennsylvania state college system will announce they will go on strike. if they do, it would affect tens of thousands of college students in our area "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabao is live at west
chester university. so what are you hearing. >> reporter: jim, this just in according to the faculty unions, twitter account the faculty union is officially thousand on strike. we were checking out their on line web site as well and that has been overloaded so they say an official press release will be visible very soon. now, both side, both state and union have been talking about this on social media in the overnight hours, both had said they were hoping to reach an agreement and hoping to avoid a strike but that doesn't look like the case today. the union officially now on strike. take a look at the video this strike impacts more than a hundred thousand students at 14 pennsylvania state universities including right here at west chester university. now the faculty union said it was handed the states last and best offer late last night and then union spent overnight hours reviewing the 25 pages. according to the state the offer provided raises to all permanent, tell rare i faculty and provided a health care
package identical to what other system em lease of. the state also said it has withdrawn several proposals in order to reach an agreement but apparently the terms weren't good enough. the state has said said even in the case of the strike students should are plan to report to their scheduled class today that is unless the university says otherwise. we will keep an eye on out that. this is a developing, breaking story right now. this is first strike in the state system's 34 years. faculty union took to social media overnight and they had this to say. >> we are willing and still willing we are sitting here right where we were to continue to knee gosh but by the same token, there has to be a point where we stand up for ourselves, where we stand up for all of our collogues. >> take a look at this, students are already weighing in, one student tweeting quote our professors sacrifice every day for us so my friend and i brought snacks and water will
will stand besides them. most concerned are the seniors here, of course, they are just credits and months away from graduation. state has said if a strike were to take place that grades could be delayed. temple university and penn state are not impact, by this strike but, of course, folks here at west chester university are very concern. we are still waiting to see exactly how this impacts classes here. developing story, we will keep you up to date. jim, back to you. thanks, jan. a good samaritan is in the hospital after he was shot, trying to stop an armed robbery in rittenhouse square. this happened around 9:00 last night at 19th and walnut. investigators tell "eyewitness news" that two men were trying to rob a group of people in the park, when a 39 year-old man, intervened. that victim was shot several times in the chest and torso, and one resident, says that she's not advised by the violence. >> the square has change over the past couple of years, and
smoking, and we have been finding needles in the square. >> now good samaritan is in stable condition this morning, the two suspects ran from the scene, police are looking at surveillance video for clues. well in, just three weeks we will be giving you election results right here on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. but first happening tonight the third and final presidential debate. cbs news correspondent weijia jiang is live in las vegas with the preview, good morning, weijia. >> reporter: good morning, jim. going into tonight donald trump is trailing in the polls but he is telling his supporters to ignore the numbers. hillary clinton has been laying low without a campaign rally in a week. tonight, both candidate will be on defensive and debate experts predict this could be the most dirty one yet. donald trump spent the evening before the final debate, vowing to bring term limits to congress as president. >> it is time to sweep the corruption out of washington.
>> reporter: republican nominee goes into tonight's showdown as the under dog, having lost support among women vote's mid multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment. just yesterday six people came forward to corroborate claims leveled against him for a writer against people magazine who says that trump forcibly kissed her during an interview at his florida estate in 2005. >> these were made up allegations, that were played up by the media very unfairly. >> reporter: clinton's campaign is ready to tackle questions surrounding the endless streak of hack dnc e-mails, latest batch published by wikileaks showed aid mocking former rival bernie sanders. >> this is an effort that led by the russians that has divided her owe her campaign. >> format is same as first with clinton and trump standing attive rent podiums as they hade their final case to millions of americans. university of las vegas
professor jacob thompson thinks tonight's event could be even more ugly then the last town hall style debate. >> from trump i think he will throw everything at kitchen sink raging from accusers against bill clinton to conspiracy theories. >> all eyes will be on both candidates as they enter the debate hall to see if they shake hand at the start. something they avoided last time. >> where trump is expect to bring up something he has been aggressively talking about on the campaign trail and that is, voter fraud. he is claiming that this election is rigged, even though there is no evidence, president obama weighed in yesterday telling trump he should quote, stomach whining. jim. >> weijia, always interesting to go see who is in the audience. who are the candidates invited as their guest tonight. >> reporter: you know, jim even the guest list reveal attempts to rattle the other
side. donald trump is bringing president obama's half brother, born in kenya as well as a mother whose son was killed during the bend gas i attacks and blamed clinton for that. clinton is inviting two well known billion airs including hashing cuban and jim, it is no secret is there bad blood between he and donald trump. >> weijia i have my popcorn ready. we have appreciate that update. of course, you can watch the final presidential debate at 9:00 right here on cbs-3. then watch "eyewitness news" at 11:00 for local reaction from voters. meanwhile turning to other news two sides this bill cosby's sexual assault trial are filing dueling legal brief, ahead of the key trial hearing next month. the november 1st hearing could decide if the case moves forward and if cosby's accusers testify. cosby's lawyers say it is unfair to make him defend events from a 2004 sexual encounter but prosecutors say that cosby used his fame, to conceal crimes.
cosby's trial is scheduled for june. we're following developing story overseas where protesters have swarmed a u.s. embassy, we will have an update just ahead. plus overnight the a brush fire breaks out in california, crews have been working all night to get it under control. we will have an update. also this... >> and that is gwenn stefani performing at president obama's final state dinner, next up we will have more on one of the biggest social gathering of the year lust we will a scoop on the designer dress the first lady was wearing, stay with us. katie says we will see record heat to take, stay tuned, for her forecast, coming up next.
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toomey and donald trump: too dangerous for pennsylvania women. breaking news right now it is official, teachers at pennsylvania's 14 state rupp universities are on strike, the decision to walk off the job, came less than 15 minutes ago. that is when the union and state failed to reach an agreement on a new contract. this decision effects 14
universities and about 100,000 students. temple and penn state are not included in this strike. developing right now, in the philippines chaos outside u.s. embassy in manilla after a police van allegedly runs down a group of protesters. we have got this video in the news room where we're told those protesters were demanding an end to the presence of u.s. troops. a community in the bronx is calling for answers after an emotionally disturbed woman is shot dead by police. nypd says 66 year-old woman had a pair of scissors and tried to strike a sergeant with the baseball bat when he shot her inside of her apartment last night. the woman was black, the sergeant was white. now the community wants full accounting of what happened and why. >> i don't think anyone should ever get hurt but lives got to matter because everybody wants to live as long as they can. >> no one from what i have
seen here probably was just defending themselves. >> two activist with the black lives matter movement are gathering information and raising concerns. well, four high school students are shot in san francisco, with one in critical condition. it happened yesterday as school was letting out. three victims ran back in the school prompting a temporary lock down. four heal suspects were seen running from the school. school will resume today with extra security, and grief counselors. an update on a brush fire that has burn at least 15 acres in los angeles overnight. investigators say a down power line, may be to blame. making things worse for fire fighters, wind gusts of nearly 40 miles an hour. if there is some good news it is that so far no homes have been burned. 40 miles an hour, that is a strong win, katie. >> that is pretty gusty breeze, obviously out there. we will be dealing with some pretty breezy conditions ourself come this weekend. but for now this is a tail of just multiple forecast is.
a lot of times we say tail of two forecast is but we have different scenarios in the next couple of days from august-like warmth here today to eventually, what may feel, no better than a taste of winter by the time we hit the weekend. you'll see it. but for now we will start off with a view of storm scan that has a nice wide zoom here that does show a frontal boundary passing through. you can see how it begun to weaken with time and visible in terms of the, moisture contend this will potentially produce a shower across the poconos region but every where else we will see a couple of additional plots throughout the day. that is the first front. it drops through and then lifts back north as a warm front tomorrow and then we will see another coal front crossing through on friday. so eventually, all of these frontal boundaries, it is going to knock is back to much cooler condition, then we would typically find on this particular week of the year. but, throughout our thursday, we do see our next best chance to see a shower or two. it is not necessary liz enough that it requires an umbrella but you if we get a couple of
pockets of steady rain it may not be too bad to have your rain gear here, for tomorrow. still a mild day but it won't be at warm as today promises to be. the showers here and there throughout the day. come friday, we will start to see basically just a line of pretty steady showers and rain pushing our way, and this particular model, doesn't want to put philadelphia into the next area i don't think this is true. i will show it to you as a guide more than anything. there will be rain, to track, in eastern pennsylvania, and greater delaware valley come friday and that is where we will likely see steady rain. looking at the forecast ted rain amounts of through today, tomorrow and friday, it looks like majority of our region will see a shower or two. bulk of the heavier rain, hit the central part of the keystone state. lets check out what we have going on right now outside palmyra cove that are park, center city off in the distance and in major visibility. i am getting wrapped. i want to jump april head to the seven day forecast. today is a warm day obviously but we will tea kline with every passing day.
it will be awfully cool, on saturday, we hit 60 but might not feel better than 40's, factoring in that wind. >> wow, i mean that is crazy to think about 85 today and feel like 40. for a second i would say i like shorts, sweat shirts but i love it. don't even go there. it is 85. love it. take a look at this, this is a wednesday morning we're just cracking in the 5:00 o'clock hour. construction here 95 south, between cottman and bridge street, so what is happening is sometimes they are temporarily blocking and stopping all traffic and then letting the far left lane go by. so it is stopping, then going, stopping, going a little bit. would i say 15, ten minutes ago, we were looking at this and it looked okay. it looked like tension was easing. you were get buying in the left lane. it looks like right now they height be stopping traffic or they just stopped traffic and just starting to go by. you guys, if you have to get on i-95 right now head up you will sit in this. you will to have give yourself an extra 30 minutes. i will update you, bye it is
construction and it will slow you down this morning, jim, over to you. >> it looks like a parking lot, thanks, meisha. now for a look at newspaper headlines, from the news journal, the presidential race is causing a spike in crisis center calls, in an election season that has put domestic violence and sexual assaults on prominent display delaware hot lines has seen a 42 percent increase in hot line calls over the last four months compared to its 2015. on the front page of the bucks county courier times, the new town township planning commission has decided not to vote on a fraking ordinance headaching the round in bucks county municipalities. the commish will wait until wrightstown passes the measure before considering the controversial ordinance. from the cover of the trentoni thean, it is time to make the doughnuts. a company that headaches doughnuts and munch-chins and dunkin' donuts is buying the trenton office building on perry street. it creates almost 200 new jobs. presently the newspaper staff
only occupies 25 percent of the building. that is a look at the newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. well, coming up, smithsonian is asking for help, from preserving judy gar land's ruby slippers from the wizard of oz. we will hear from the curator, next. plus this. >> president obama hosting his final, biggest state dinner at the white house last night i'm hena daniels in new york with more on the festivities and
conservation work for slippers from the wizard of oz. they are one of the smithsonian most popular attractions but they have been falling apart since 1939. experts say they are more than just a movie prop. >> ruby slippers really represent that magic, glamour of hollywood but key american characteristics. >> we are taking something that was made not to last and trying to save it and preserve it forever. >> campaign made 10 percent of the $300,000 goal, on the very first day, organizers have 30 days to reach that goal. well, last state dinner of president obama's tenure was also one of the biggest. guest of honor were prime minister of italy and his wife with many celebrities, musicians and washington leaders. hena daniels wraps up the night. >> the star studded night was described as bitter sweet, as president barack obama hosted his 13th and final state continuer. >> so many things that we
focus on each day, the political ups and downs, the success and the setbacks those things are clear. what matters in the end is what we do. >> president and first lady welcomed italian prime minister math the matheo renzi and his wife. mrs. obama dazzled in a gown made entirely of rose gold, the president joked about the race for his replacement. >> some days on the presidential campaign can seem like daunte's inferno. >> reporter: crowd of more than 400 included prominent italian americans, mario an collette, house minority leader nancy pelosi and guest chef mario vital. celebrities like jerry seinfeld, musician james taylor, frank ocean, and chance, the rapper. cbs this morning's own gayle king, all there to celebrate alliance between italy and
u.s. >> it is a special moment in the live of this great country. >> gwenn stefani provided the entertainment, last night's state dinner was president obama's largest touring his two terms in office. hena daniels for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". looks like a great night, the president has held 13 state dinners and i want to know how gayle. >> she's a party favor. >> exactly. >> isn't it crazy, you go eight years, doesn't that seem like it went so fast. that versace dress, michelle obama, beautiful. coming up next on "eyewitness news" how samsung is making sheer their galaxy note sevens do not get on any flights, we will have a live report, jan. faculty unions for the pennsylvania state colleges and universities is now on strike i'm jan carabao reporting live at west chester university, come up, how the strike impacts this
university. we're following latest development after a good samaritan is shot in rittenhouse square park, we will have have a live report, katie is this. jim, we want to get you set for your weekend but gone by that point will be the days of august, like warmth, we are seeking temperatures that bottom out or i should say top off at best in the lower 60's around the city and down toward the shore expecting sunshine but those looks can be deceiving, a lot of wind throughout the course of the weekend and it will make it feel cooler too. so shorts today, sweat shirts by the weekend, we will be right
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well, we're in for a record setting wednesday, this is a live look at center city where high temperatures to day will reach, get this, the mid 80's, it will feel like summer, good morning, i'm jim donovan, brooke is under the weather but katie and meisha are here, holding down the fort but first here's how need to know to start your day. >> reporter: according to the faculty union's twitter account faculty union is officially now on strike. this impacts more than a hundred thousand students.