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bail. tonight his attorney as well as his close friend and teammate vernon matthews are speaking out about his arrest. sources to tell "eyewitness news" police pulled over philadelphia eagles wide receiver josh hoff for allegedly speeding on the walt whitman bridge around 11:00 a.m. they say officer then arrested hoff after discovering a 9-millimeter hand gun and less than 50 grams of marijuana in his car. hoff's attorney fortune perry said his client is very upset. >> obviously he is very disappointed at what is going on here but again, it is early on in the situation. we have nod hat chance to look at allegations. >> reporter: "eyewitness news" caught up with hough's tomorrow mate jordan matthews and he said he is praying for them. >> we have all made mistakes. josh is not a bad person. he is definitely not a criminal. he have is a great guy. one of my close friend. i'm hoping that this whole process whatever he has to go through goes over smoothly. >> reporter: wip ike reese a
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former eagle himself weighed in on the controversy saying hoff's arrest could impact the team's success moving forward. >> you are never irreplaceable as a player in this league. it is unfortunate but like i said especially in that department i think he was off to the best start in his career. he was just named special teams player of the week and, you know, if the eagles somehow were to miss him for any extended period of time you would certainly feel it. >> reporter: eagles have release aid statement saying we are aware of the incident today involving josh hoff, and at this point we are gathering more information. hoff is not the only eag toll get into some trouble recently. nigel bradham was arrested last month at miami international airport on an concealed weapon charge. don, back to you in the studio. >> all right, trang, thank you. this is third arrest eagles have had to deal with since the start of the training camp. they are get something practice at this. that is not a good thing.
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>> not at all. >> thanks, don. our other top story, septa on strike, strike is having a major impact on drivers in center city. road were grid locked with traffic, well past the morning rush and now tonight's drivers are encountering the same mess. we are bringing you septa strike from all angles, we will begin with "eyewitness news" reporter natasha brown who has developments from the bargaining table where there has been a lot of back and forth and just some developments in the last few minutes, tell us about it, natasha. >> reporter: ukee, good evening to you. for past several hours or so we thought that the union members and septa management had gone back to the bargaining table and had been actually talking for past several hours but that appears to have not been the case as we got this statement ago from union officials say quotas of 5:00 p.m. the bargaining team has not heard from septa management despite their claims to desire a quick settlement and need for around the clock bargaining. just a short time ago union
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representative came out to tell us that shortly after putting this statement out septa did present them with a new proposal, one that was quickly rejected by the union. >> what do we want. >> a contract. >> reporter: several issues, stalled negotiations late tuesday night sending hundreds members of the transport local unions 234 to the picket line. at issue health care pension gaps and breaks between groups and shifts. twu president willie brown spoke moments after declaring a strike. >> we could not come to an agreement on certain things, simple things, as far as, bathroom breaks, lunchtime for operators, you know, scheduling, operator fatigue things of that sort. we could not come to any kind of agreement so we are on strike as of of right the now. >> reporter: brown returned tuesday afternoon, representing about 5,000, twu members. he did not the comment on where negotiations stand at this point in time but as of tuesday at 12:01 a.m. he says
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two sides were still farrah part. >> we have economic issues as far as pensions, you have health care, you also have things like i said, when it comes to driver fatigue. >> reporter: thousands of passengers are left scrambling as buses, trolleys and trains remain off-duty. while twu members go on duty on the picket line. we can certainly tell you that this septa strike is crippling the evening rush, as it did the morning rush. septa telling us earlier this evening that several regional rail trains had to be cancelled because of picket that were blocking certain facilities. we have an update on that as well. this evening that apparently is not the case anymore but they are still experiencing significant delays, on those regional rail lines. that is very latest here, in front of the sheraton where negotiations are continuing, tonight, natasha brown, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> a lot of people impact, natasha, thank you. now to "eyewitness news"
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reporter cleve bryan live at 15th and vine with how commuters are dealing with this tonight, cleve. >> reporter: o h, we're in the thick of it now. there is heavy traffic here at 15th and vine, just concern, of course, it is grid lock as we look behind me there are two police officers in the middle of the street trying to make sure cars make it safe through the intersection and do not block traffic. everyone at this point is just trying to get through this. >> it is really bad out here. >> reporter: drivers say this morning felt like the commute from, well, you know where, many who normally wide septa rail hopped in their cars. >> ninety-five is crazy. it was so much traffic. it is just inching along. >> reporter: bog down in grid lock around spring garden students at community college of philadelphia worried about how the the strike could undue a semester's worth of hard work. >> i had an exam today and i have an exam tomorrow so i would be happy. >> reporter: twice a day septa rider he tried a all the turntive method of transportation, she signed up
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for indego bike share. >> turf use the bikes, to get around because i really rely on septa so much. i think i might just stop using it. it is a liberating experience for me. >> reporter: regional rail ran, riders experienced 45 minute delays. to save time later some bought tickets in vice presidents of the evening rush. >> i'm hoping that this is over with real soon because it is going to be a real pain. >> it is a complete disaster. >> reporter: emily hernandez takes the train and so does her father to dialysis. she drove him and inched her way to center city. on the way home she is's walking 20 blocks. >> on the train it takes me ten. walking will take me roughly 40 minutes, maybe closer to an hour, depending. >> reporter: that is your best option today. >> only option today. >> reporter: hoping you do have to be very careful because people are trying to make it the through traffic and looking at cars in front of them. not necessarily advertise track but just busy, driving. so advice moving forward try
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to car pool if you can, leave early, extra time, as much as possible, try a ride sharing apps, and, and reporting live, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". all right, cleve, thank you. the lets turn over to meisha johnson hoist tracking plenty more, right here in our traffic center. >> yes, nicole, it is bad enough, evening, morning commute they are always rough but now with this strike take a look at what is going on at 6:00 o'clock p.m., you guys, this septa strike what it is making forcing people to to that when they would drive is jumping in the vehicles and hitting roadways. this is what we're seeing and the congestion level, they are going to stick. they are going to stay out there what we are looking at vine taillights moving in the westbound direction toward schuylkill. both expressway and vine local. you can see what you are working with absolutely grid lock around that. because of that. it is putting pressure on the ben franklin bridge, those coming westbound trying to get in the city. i can tell you in the past ten
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minutes, this has actually lessened just a little bit and we are still looking at this. very busy there. picketers are no longer out there blocking rail yard but significant delays are still in play. obviously because of that a little bit earlier. ninety-five moving in the the northbound direction toward the vine again we are seeing grid lock basically anywhere we will get more down to the city where we're seeing high levels of congestion. like cleve point the out if you can find alternate means of transportation you will want to do so. ukee, back to you. stay with cbs-3 for latest on the septa strike. we will have any will development on television and web site and fine great information about how to get around while septa is on strike. well, bill cosby was back in montgomery county courtroom today for a pretrial hearing. lawyers for cosby pressed the judge to keep his deposition, in a decade old lawsuit out of the sexual assault trial. they argued cosby agreed to answer questions under oath, after being assured he would not be charged with a crime. the cosby is charged with sexually assaulting former
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temple basketball coach andrea conn stan in 2004. hearing is expected to last three more days. humans remained believed to be lindy piccone were found in tyler state park. staff member foundry mains as he was clearing vegetation. the 21 year-old was last seen september 6th, a massive search was conduct after her car was found, at the park. it is hard to believe but now there is only one week until election day, the candidates are making their final push for votes. donald trump and hillary clinton are focusing object issues they believe will galvanize their support tours get to the polls. trump made another visit to battle ground pennsylvania. republican nominee rallied supporters in king of prussia montgomery county. trump says getting rid of obama carries his top priority because recent hike on premiums proved the president's plan does not work. >> this is particularly unfair to millennials and younger americans generally who will
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be totally crushed by these massive health care costs, before they even get started on their journey through life. >> trump also made a quick stop at wawa, dekalb pike. on thursday wife melania trump will appear in berlin. democratic nominee hillary clinton is campaigning in florida. she rallied supporters with alycia machado the beauty pageant winner rival donald trump criticized because she gain weight. clinton slammed trump's treatment of women. >> he thinks bee littling women makes him a bigger man and i don't think is there a woman anywhere who doesn't know what that feels like. he doesn't see us as full human beings with our own dreams, our own purposes, our own capabilities and he has shown that clearly throughout this campaign. >> clinton also pushed back against fbi following the announcement it is reopening the investigation in, to her handling of the classified material, as secretary of state. your news continues at the
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a local mom says she found a needle in the tootsie roll after police are urging parents to check halloween candy. be very careful. cell phones how early you should take gadgets way from your kid before sending them off to bed. >> without the nurse that he is took care of me i wouldn't be here. >> why she can truly sense why she knows how her young cancer patients feel, kate. it will start feeling like september as we head to the 07's, which day is warmest and how long it will last when we
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police are investigating a report of the needle found in a child's piece of halloween candy. take a look at these pictures. a mother told detectives she found a sewing need until her child's tootsie roll. it was among candy collected trick or treat nothing commercial township cumberland county last night. police have no suspects at this time but urged parents to check all of their children's's halloween candy. tonight a story of giving back a young nurse who was once a cancer patient. she can truly say i know how you feel to the children that she now takes care of. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here to tell us more about amanda. >> amanda is a special, special young lady, talk about a unique perspective, one time patient has just started
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working in the same hospital where she was treated for cancer. >> hi. >> amanda is a nurse with a special insight, and a long history with saint christopher's hospital for children. >> i have only ever wanted to work here. >> reporter: she's 22 and just got the job. her journey started 14 years ago when she was diagnosed with leukemia. >> without, the nurses that took care of me i wouldn't be here. >> reporter: many are still around and reminisce with a scrap book made by amanda's mom. >> back when my hair was falling out. >> reporter: she was seven, battling blood cancer and spent hours getting treatment at the hospital. >> i remembered one of the first nights that she was diagnosed i remember it. >> it is wonderful that she grew up to have wonderful after what she went through as a patient. >> reporter: now 11 years in remission, amanda is paying it forward. >> and, it is comfort, when a child comes with me i don't want them to be scared or we're here to take care of them. >> she can bring something to this job that none of us can
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do because she has been through it. she has a personal story. >> reporter: cancer survivor who knows what it is like to be little, sick and scared. now helping the next generation of patients. >> i know how to talk to them. i know what they are scared of. i was afraid of the same thing. >> she's amazing having just started her nursing career amanda is working with a variety of different patients right now. she eventually hopes to go back to school to become a nurse practitioner, so she can work in oncology with young cancer patients. >> oh, my god. >> how about that, paying it forward, giving it back. >> thank you, amanda. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. >> thanks, stephanie. in other news staying up late to snap selfies or play on line games is keeping kid wide awake. researchers say is there a strong consistent connection between media device use at bedtime and poor sleep. the light from the device may actually delay release of melatonin, harmone that contribute toss tiredness. the national sleep foundtation recommends at least 30 minutes
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of what they call gadget free transition time, before bed. >> okay. >> easy ways to make your life better, whether it is teaching you something new or helping to save you money. tonight on "eyewitness news" at 11:00 it is top three tuesday, three on your side jim donovan highlights three things that are going to work for you. >> reporter: love eating at restaurants? i will show you fun new way to get great discounts when you dine out. >> obviously everybody saves money. >> reporter: we have a simple way for parents to find private coaches for their young athletes but easy way to learn a new language in your spare time. all that in tonight's top three tuesday, at 11:00. look at jim. >> i just cracked up at that one. >> okay, jim, my man. >> best of luck with that one. >> lets talk about this weather, the forecast, and we have some heat in our future. >> it will feel warm out there. >> yes, if you want to break out short sleeves or shorts for one last time, it may not be the last time but by
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thursday, especially, feeling like mid-september, feeling more like late summer, then early november. not a lot of complaints around here although we do have a return to cooler temperatures, very quickly as we head toward the weekend. the here's a look outside right the now. notice sky is darkening, a lot of cloud cover out there, so we're looking darker even earlier today. we did not see much of a sunset. we can satisfaction brake lights, taillights, looking at spring garden and broad street, and enhanced traffic certainly around the city thanks to the septa strike this evening. let's preview november, a lot the in november. we will start off with temperatures, average high on november 1st, today is 61. by november 30th average high is just 50. we have also got end of the daylight savings time sunday, november 6th at 2:00 a.m. set those clocks back. get an extra hour of sleep but it means a very early sunset starting on sunday. we have a meteor shower to tell but. the this is peeking friday into saturday, so we should have great clear conditions for this this is the meteor shower at five to ten meteors,
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per hour. so a lot to look forward to in november, except for maybe those falling temperatures. today we did hit 60 for a high. pretty seasonal day. sixty-one is our normal. we were within 1 degree. fifty-nine in millville. fifty-six this allentown. forty-seven this mount pocono. look at the difference, as we widen out, we can see that warmth lurking off to the west. eighty in, charleston, west virginia. d.c. only 60. we can see a big gradient here, 60 in d.c. seventy-six in pittsburgh. buffalo at 71. but syracuse only made it in the 60's today. that warmth is right here and it is heading our way for tomorrow. so we expect november warmth, near records, still pretty far. i don't think we will break any. high for tomorrow forecast ted high seven 36789 record is 81. thursday 76. we will get closer. the record is 80. i would be surprised if we hit 80's next few days. we have a next chance for rain as that cold front swings through, that is during the day thursday especially in the afternoon. starting at three or
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4:00 o'clock. scattered showers and thunderstorms. temperatures climbing to the mid 07's before the arrival of that front. lets talk about fall foliage. we are seeing peak foliage in philadelphia and northwestern suburbs. past peak now in the poconos, and high color across south delaware and new jersey. by next week we will peak across region or past peak. we are starting to head into the time where when all of the leaves come down. definitely seeing them flying around as breeze picks up later this week. for your wednesday, tomorrow 73 degrees. we have a mix of sun and clouds. the thursday, again within 4 degrees of a record. we will see some sun early's then showers and storms in the afternoon, and then we will skip 60's all together and drop a full 20 degrees from thursday into friday. the weekend has temperatures fall back, clocks do too saturday night into sunday. get that extra hour of sleep but we will need jacket out this weekend, and sunshine both days. >> i will sleep in my jacket. >> thanks, kate. >> hi, don. >> what is going on. we are talking about some news
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5pkz zi0z y25pky yi0y they are masters of deception. >> when rumor surfaced saying eagles had a interest in trade forgo wide receiver, doug pederson immediately shot it down. today his word, proved to be true.
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nfl trade deadline was at 4:00 o moved to improve their struggling wide receiving core. we are not saying they didn't try. we don't know if they tried. we know it didn't happen. group is among latest, or least productive in the nfl in terms of the yard. speaking of trade, sixers made a move. they sent forward jeremy grant to the oklahoma city thunder for a big man, and a conditional first round draft pick. grant was a second round draft choice in 2014, at 22 years old, he is now entering his third season. the last week we hung out with the guy before the season opener, we followed him all over the lays, opened up the day with him. he told us that he and his team hates, were starting to gel. >> it is like a family. a lot of the guys, you know, that weren't here when we were struggling through the process and everything but at the same time everybody came here knowing we had accomplished more than we accomplish last year and i think, in doing that, we kind of came together
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as a family. so have been on the team is, pretty close. >> jeremy grant, good dude, wish him the best. really good situation out there. we need your help picking our friday the two ball frenzy game of the week. here are your choices... and, you have until wednesday, tomorrow, to pick to cast your vote and we will announce winner as well. by the way to, terrell owens tweeting he is available. he is now 42 years old. >> i bet he could do the game. >> give him a try out they ever they. thanks, buddy. well, together we fight, flyers team up to take a stand against cancer. >> after the break see how fly guys inspired cancer patients at a local this is an individual who mocked a disabled reporter...
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jay voracek, was at st. christopher's hospital and that is where they visited with young oncology patients. the children received some flyers gears, brightening up their day. this visit by the way is part of the nhl hockey fight cancer campaign. >> nicely done. >> nicely done. >> thanks so much for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00. "eyewitness news" returns at ten on our sister station cw philly. we will be right back here on
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