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officials say negotiations are ongoing. they are hopeful that workers will remain on the job, even if a deal is not reached by midnight tonight. the threat of the septa strike which would bring cities buses, trolleys and el and subway lines to the halt tuesday morning have riders already changing their plans. >> i put out, buying a transpass and i don't want to purchase it, this evening, and then, tomorrow is useless. >> i already go to my son to bring me. change everything. >> reporter: septa in the middle of contract negotiation was transit workers union local 234 also making plans in the event of a strike. septa spokeswoman carla lee says trains will be added to regional rails to deal with the influx of passengers on those lines. >> it will take a little bit to get there. if people are patient with one another, patient with septa and understanding that septa wants to work with riders.
>> reporter: with an estimate 800,000 septa commuters potentially impacted, 50,000 of them students, mayor jim kenney and governor tom wolf urged both side to stay the course. >> i'm's doing everything i can to make sure that both sides keep talking and that we, that they do what they need to do to avoid a strike. >> we're there to help. we have been in constant contact with both septa folks, and the union folks, urging them to stay at it. stay at the table and get it done. >> reporter: to emphasize if this strike happens, septa's bus lines, trolley lines, market frankford el and broad street line as well as broad ridge spur will not be running. not affect is regional rail lines, norristown high speed line, suburban buses and trolleys as well as lucy and cct connect. septa is encouraging ride tours make alternate lance but for now we are live, i'm trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> keep us updated, thank you. stay with "eyewitness
news" on television and on line for latest on the possible septa strike. we are watching development as clock tics down to midnight. >> prosecutors now say a man accused of fathering two children with a 14 year-old girl, gifted to him by her parents also sexually assaulted five other girls, in that same family. new charges were filed today against lee kaplan have of feasterville. he is accused of assaulting six victims all sisters over the course of eight years. in june investigators discovered 11 young children living in the basement of kaplan's feasterville home. >> mr. kaplan has represented himself to these girls as a colt-like figure as a prove if the from god but now time to being held accountable under the laws of mankind. >> kaplan as well as parents of the girls are each being held on one million-dollar bail. entertainer bill cosby is heading back to the montgomery county courtroom tomorrow, both side will argue over what evidence can be used at the
entertainer's sexual assault trial next june. the prosecutors want to have 13 accusers testify, to show a pattern of prior bad act by the now 79 year-old. cosby's lawyers want those women to take competent to tensecy and memory tests, since some allegations stretch back to the 60's. neighborhood are starting to fill up with ghosts and goblins will they need an extra layer or two to keep warm? meteorologist kate bilo and justin drabick is teaming up with the the trick or treat forecast we will start with kate live on the the skies deck, hi there, kate. >> hi there, nicole. would i recommend a base layer under the costume, i told my son in the vampire costume i just said a warm are fleece layers underneath. nobody will see it. you will be comfortable and get more candy the longer you stay out. it is logic. lets look at temperatures. see how cool. it is already starting to drop in the 40's. the sun has gone down. forty-seven in allentown. forty-eight this millville. forty-nine this dover. we are still sitting at 54 in
philadelphia. the wind have died down slightly. you can see eight to ten last hour and now we are seeing more 5 miles an hour wind, generally light from the north, and from the west, but wind are calming down so that is good news except this wind, faster the temperatures will tropical. lets go back to meteorologist justin drabick and see how kids are enjoying trick or treating. he is handing out candy, eating some as well. i cannot resist. >> stuck with the chocolate right here, sorry, we don't have a kitkat you can blame eric our photograph for that one. we are live in ridley park with trick or treaters. good looking costumes. come on you guys are on live tv, say hi, everyone. i like the fanatic here. we have some good stuff. we have bam bam, and pebbles here. we have mickey and mini mouse. we have it all covered. star wars a big theme here but lets take a look at these guys. these guys are not even into candy. one at a time, all right,
guys, come on over here. here we go. look at this. mickey mouse, right here. come on guys. bam bam over here. we have mini must right here. all right, guys, we have to talk about the forecast for tonight so lets go to the graphic and it has been perfect for halloween. not too hot or cool, temperatures hanging out in the lower 50's for next few hours. clear skies so no threat of rain, so good conditions, for these kid out here. so back here guys, things really heating up here in ridley park. guy across the street he has wolf music going on and all set up. neighbors are running out of time, guys so we have to go. say bye, everyone to the camera. happy halloween, everyone. >> all right, now back over to you. >> yes. all right. >> we will talk later. >> watch out for bam bam, that little dude can eat if i remember correctly.
get ready to pay more for gas in new jersey, the state's new 23 cents a gallon gas tax, kicks in at midnight right now regular unleaded is averaging 2.04 in new jersey as compared to 2.40 in pennsylvania and 208 in delaware. as joe holden shows us no drivers are not too happy about the new jersey price inn crease. new jersey drivers are in for sticker shock come midnight. prices will sore across two-dollar mark rising 23 cents i gallon. >> twenty-three cents, that is a lot. >> will you miss seeing had $1.95 price. >> i miss it when it was 74 cents. >> reporter: new jersey lawmakers on top of the plan to plug the transportation trust fun, takes effect in a few hours with all of the extra cash, that will be used to fix roads and bridges. >> they need to use that money to fix road. >> that is what they will try to do. >> reporter: there are a few who are actually sympathetic to new jersey's plans. we did find one. >> i mean it stinks but you
have to do what you have to do. i mean money has got to come from somewhere. >> reporter: for those living in new jersey cheap gas was a way of life. for those in pennsylvania and delaware, crossing the bridge, and catching a break. >> i think it is a good deal over here. >> reporter: until tomorrow. >> tomorrow no deal. >> what can i do? i can't do nothing. i need gas. if i don't put gas, i stay in the house. >> reporter: while likely unscientific at least one driver had his own plans to conserve gas. >> drive slow, keep it consistent, save that cash. >> reporter: days of the gallon of gas in the one dollar range are not expect back anytime soon. in pennsauken i'm joe holden for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". vice-president joe biden and house minority leader nancy pelosi are attending a fund raising dinner tonight in south philadelphia. they are headlines democratic city committee of philadelphia's jefferson jackson event.
biden and pelosi are keynote speakers tonight. democratic city committee of philadelphia is hosting the event at sheet and metal workers hall on columbus boulevard. republican presidential nominee donald trump and his running mate mike pence will be back in our area tomorrow morning. they will attend a private event at double tree hotel in king have of prussia. both will deliver remarks, we're told the event begins at 11:00 a.m. we are still wait to go hear from the trump campaign where melania trump will be back when she comes to our area this beek. campaign manager kelly ann conway tweeted that mrs. trump will be in suburban philadelphia on thursday but sanity say where or what time. stay with "eyewitness news" as we continue to count down. we are only eight days, from election day. well, it was a disappointing loss forbidder last night. >> disappointing, frustrating, nail biter up until very end. the leslie van arsdal joins us to break down the loss in dallas and has more on what coach pederson had to say bit. >> people are grumpy, they are tired. >> me tea.
>> eagles gave dallas all they could handle but down the stretch eagles defense wilted and cowboys scored the final 16 points of the game to win tonight overtime. one of the biggest concerns for the bird, it is offense. carson wentz threw for 202-yard and averaged less than 5-yard per attempt. they threw ball once over 20-yard but that was josh hough but not carson. they have one player avenue play of 30-yard or more. doug pederson was asked if you can win, without. >> we went nine and zero in kansas city and didn't do it. i have seen it done. you can do that. and, we have have have to, we have to figure out and find ways to get the ball down the field, and we have to trust protection, and we have to trust read, projections and, trust guys to get down the field. >> eagles are back on the road this sunday when they play giants. coming up in sports i'll take you inside the deject eagles
locker room. let me tell you guys, players were very vocal. >> waiting for deep ball. you have to stretch the field a little bit. >> man. >> it wasn't pretty. >> thanks, leslie. >> it is like skypeing with a therapist. more on children and how beginning speech therapy by logging on to a computer. health reporter stephanie stahl has benefits of sophisticated and convenient friend. there will be scary things in store for many of you tonight in, fact you may want a good scare or two. why being frightened, is a healthy emotion. and we're in for a chilly halloween but kate says another
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philadelphia city council held a public hearing on the recent wave of crime, targeting asian owned businesses. at that hearing, the resident gave chilling testimony on being victims of the home invasion and armed robberies. the meeting was chaired by councilman david oh and curtis jones. they introduced legislation aimed at putting a stop to the rash of break ins. >> also at city hall, lawmakers called for immediate action when it comes to children and lead, they point to recent articles which show that thousands of children have been exposed to high levels of lead in philadelphia
lead poisoning can cause learning problems and behavioral issues. well, new kind of telemedicine is branching out, tonight on the health alert new way to give speech therapy via technology. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here to explain how it works. it sound interesting. >> very cool new technology. and convenience and privacy there is now a new way to get therapy. think face time or skype was therapeutic element built in, it is secure and sophisticated >> playing a memory game. >> oh. >> fun, right. >> yeah. >> seven year-old maya is having a speech therapy session, on line. >> try it again. >> sink. >> nice job. >> maya has a speech impediment and now in addition to in person therapy sessions she also gets help with a new ram call rehoe speech. >> do you like it. >> yes. >> is it fun.
>> yes. >> abington speech pathology says there is a growing number of patients but fewer pathologists. so for most speech, it helps fill that void. >> we are able to connect with our clients, if it is in schools, and with adult at home, or in any other, facility that cannot get a therapist. >> reporter: she says technology is individualized and can even help treat stroke patients. there is a two-way screening for patients and therapist toss see each other. >> sometimes you can start with s but they make different sound. >> reporter: maya is working on articulating, s's. >> try it again. >> keep that sound in the front. >> suitcase. >> good. that is really nice. where is the sea shell. >> in the sand box. >> reporter: maya's whom who has three other children especially likes the convenience. what do you think of this new technology thaw are able to have therapy over a computer. >> amazing. i think it is like, you know, making life easier and
perfect. it is really perfect. >> secrets. >> reporter: now research has shown that children and other patients getting therapy remote see much like and benefit from the technology. it seems so convenient, right, maya was loving it. >> yes, she was doing a great job. >> thanks, stephanie. here's some appropriate news for halloween, experts say being scared can be healthy. but, only when we can control it. they say so-called, fake fright, things like haunted houses and perfect or films can lead to adrenaline causing our brains to be the feel good chemical dopamine. experts say the real scar is not a healthy thing. i say take a trip over to eastern state penitentiary. >> nice healthy scare. >> yeah. >> my three-year oldies so terrified of my seven year-old vampire costume he could not even look at him. i put up a barrier, of boxes between them in the care. he could not even look at him.
completely terrified. >> nightmares tonight. >> jackies a bum many bee. >> he wouldn't be scared of a bum many bee. >> no, pretty thing. >> you know, the wheels are falling off right about now. >> it will be a if night. >> weather is nice. >> we have got the that going for us. kid are heading out they don't need umbrella, i remember a few years being driven house to house and running with an umbrella. that was not fun this year is perfect for kid outside. they need an extra layer to keep them warm. we will take you down the shore where the last light of sunset is still in the sky. beautiful shot there. we will look behind ocean city boardwalk out toward western horizon where the sun has just set. temperatures dropping quickly but storm scan three shows nothing to worry about rain wise tonight. it is clear, just a few patchy cloud this evening. temperature wise, we're starting to see a trend, or little warm backup again, so it cools off again tonight and cooling quickly now that the sun has gone down. overnight, chilly but wind have died down so just a few
light wind. tomorrow is seasonal and quiet. our high today 57 degrees in philadelphia. fifty-five in reading. fifty-five in allentown. 61 degrees in dover. take a look zooming in the south and to the west, look at how warm it is still over portions of the deep south and mississippi valley, portions of the mid south as well. we're seeing temperatures in the upper 80's in some spots and little bit of this warmth will break off and head our way over next few days. we are in for another warm up, cool today, jet stream lift back the two north awaiting arrival of the yet another system. we will get in the the southwest low and temperatures head upward yet again. future weather does show changes. so tomorrow cloud and some sun, we have a few cloud issues in the afternoon but dry day all things considered. wednesday another beautiful day a few more cloud to the north but nice and warm when we start to tap in the warmth from the south and we will await the arrival of this, a cold front copping through by thursday afternoon. we will see around 1:00 p.m. off to the west a few scattered showers possibly a thunder storm and that will
put an end to this latest warm up. wednesday, thursday, temperatures more than 10 degrees above average. we're talking 70's behind this front, much cooler and more seasonal foreign of the week and first weekend of november. overnight mainly clear, chilly down to 40 degrees for overnight low. tomorrow seasonal day, we will start november on a nice note. sixty-two is the day time high. we are looking at a mix of sun and cloud and light breeze from the south/southeast. we will fall back this weekend, it is sat time we gain that extra hour of sleep, so to speak but that means sun on sunday will set at 4:52 p.m. that means this time this week we will be pitch dark and show you last little glimpse of sunset in the sky will have already happened and it will get dark earlier. but it does get lighter hour earlier in the morning so no more heading to the bus stop in the dark. eyewitness weather seven day forecast shows that warm up 26 tomorrow and 72 on wednesday. seventy-four on thursday, and, then showers come through, and
just like what happened yesterday, we will knock temperatures right back. friday is a lot like today, cooler, breezy, but it is 60 degrees. weekend is on the cool side with temperatures falling back along with the clock but, make upper 50's. typical for november. we will see sun both days. >> 4:52. >> yes. >> thanks, kate. >> hi leslie. >> well, college bass cut ball rankings are out and not a big surprise but deeven ifing national champion villanova wildcats still one of the best teams in the nation and yep, the pain is real for eagles after they let cowboys come back and late in the
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seal the deal. the cowboys went in the overtime second straight time in dallas. dak prescott found jason witten, but he is 5-yard score to finish the come back after being down by ten in the fourth quarter and players know they let this one slip away. >> we're not perfect. we have to execute better. like i said i have to go back and watch the tape again. we had our plays. we played okay. we didn't play great. down the stretch was biggest thing. we didn't make enough play toss win the game. >> it hurt a lot especially being up, late in the fourth, just one of those things, it is hard to swallow. >> we have to finish it, hand. we have to continuish the game. like i said, man, i don't see
head hanging low in the locker room. ap season poll, villanova basketball is fourth, duke number one. wildcats have an exhibition game saturday against iup. sixers back in action against magic at center. brett brown juggling the big men. the team just doesn't want to play them right the now in back to back games. jahlil okafor is okay with the plan. >> i understand it especially where i'm come from and where my knee is at right now and on top of everything else, i feel better and better every day. so obviously, i just trust the process and everything. >> we need to play scope for friday football frenzy. here are our choices. the west deptford at collinswood, cherry hill west at camden camden and upper moreland at marple newtown. the winner will be announced wednesday night. heart to believe the season is over.
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putting smiles on the faces at a local hospital. "eyewitness news" at the children's hospital of fill where jordan matthews and some other came out to help patients celebrate halloween. the players were all dressed up in their super hero costumes, there was a lot of fun activities, to to, even some pumpkin painting, so, it looks like they had a good time. >> very nice. >> clark tenth and super man at the same time. >> very night. >> beautiful. >> that is cool. >> thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00. "eyewitness news" returns at ten on our sister station wpsg the cw philly and we will be back here on rbs3 at 11:00. up next, "cbs evening news", campaign hits close to home, where battle ground state of of pennsylvania have to say about the candidates, and, the man who made honest abe's chin, just right, a tribute to mount rush more, scott pelley joins new just one minute, take care family, we will see you tonight.
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