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worth the wait. it is thursday, november 3rd, good morning i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. lets get started with weather and traffic with katie and meisha. we hope we wouldn't be here but day three, another day of strikes and more traffic trouble. >> i was talking to our floor trek or and she as saying someone went to second to 30th street over an hour each direction, that is how slammed packed it gets in the evening and morning commute. another day of that we will be discussing all morning. >> so frustrating. i cannot even imagine. >> we were like to get you out the door on a happy note as happy as we can make it and we are coming bearing decent weather news. there is a cold front crossing today we have been talking about this for a couple days, but there is better news if not a fan of packing umbrella, that extra thing we have to take today, it looks like we will see brunt of the moisture bypass us to the north. so with that said, and scattered showers and thunderstorms but it may be a day that it is just light enough and scattered thaw can
getaway without the umbrella. in terms of the timing it is two to 6:00 p.m. as storm scan is nice and quiet and we do as a result of the calm wind and also the moisture rich air that is starting to build have patchy fog to contend with. keyword is patchy, it is not too bad every where but you are down to half mile in lancaster as well as trenton. record to beat today are as such. in ac you have to hit 81. we're not expect to go hit these values but we are in the new flirtation here today and as jim would say, wow. 76 degrees, is where we will end up. very warm, granted but eventually we will have showers and storms to track. meisha, back over to you. >> no one complaining about the 70's, however with that being said because of the septa strike would i say it will be warmer on the regional rails, outside, biking, walking, bring extra water. that is what we are seeing. we have our first accident of the morning still lingering out there woodhaven road, it is pulled off, blocking part
of the right lane and shoulder but all these flashing lights will make you tap your breaks, just a heads up still very dark. plus we have road repair from an earlier accident with the down pole here in new jersey, route 40 at pointers auburn road. alternate lanes here. that will slow you down if it doesn't get cleared out maybe around 5:30 or so i suspect it will start to get busier. the disable truck in new jersey, 295 southbound past route 42 that right lane is block in that area, and pushing forward, more construction on the northeast extension southbound between quakertown and mid county, we have a moving crew out here as well in the left and right lane and just a few reminders in the world of septa we will get to this in a moment, car pool taxi, uber, we will be seeing it all morning long allow for extra time adjust your schedules if possible, jim, over to you. updating our breaking news, gruesome discovery in south philadelphia, a burning body was found under i-76. police were called to the scene just before 2:30 this morning. body was on a mattress fully engulfed in flames, the
homeless people are known to reside in the area near passyunk avenue. police do not the know if the the fire was intentional or an accident. >> fire department and medical examiner's office right now are investigating. >> the body was so badly burned police are in the sure if it is a man or woman. "eyewitness news" will keep you updated as investigation continues. on to other news still no deal as septa strike push necessary to a third day. >> septa officials say they are optimistic that they are close to an agreement. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabao is live at the sheraton where talks will resume this morning, jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. early yesterday we spoke to a source close to the the union who says finally it seems like communication and real bargaining was happening between the two side but here we are at day three and still no agreement is in place and now septa officials are issuing this statement.
lets take a look. they are calling on the union to engage in good faith negotiations. the septa board chairman writes in part on several occasions this week septa negotiators believed progress had been made toward a deal, however at each of those seemingly positive turns twu local 234 has brought a halt to negotiations. the union says septa's statement is outrageous. roughly 5,000 union members walk off the job early tuesday morning leaving hundreds of thousands of commuters and school children looking for a different ride. on the big sticking point of pensions septa says it has adopted an entirely new plan at union's request that will increase benefit the for members. the septa says it has offered wage increases bringing average employee's annual earnings from 68,000 to $76,000 over the five years of the proposal. officials also a that they have addressed operation at issues. union wants better work rules including shore rest time between shifts. as two side go back and forth for a third day commuters are
left in the hid will fighting traffic and often sending more where they get to where they need to go. >> that is because people making the decisions, have their own transportation and people that have no impact on the decisions, we're being affect. >> on the labor side we know our work are have concerns that they want have to have addressed. we want their issues to be addressed but ultimately at the end of the day we want to make sure that next tuesday, november 8th we have a transportation system up and running so we can move the city of philadelphia forward on election day. >> reporter: septa officials are calling on the union to reassure the public that they will come back on election day next tuesday november 8th if only for one day, we have reached out to the union for comment this morning, so far no word back. we will keep up to dayton. that you can see that elected officials have been brought into push these negotiations in the right directions. congress hand bob brady said he has asked governor, mayor to see if there is any
additional fund ago veilable? that did not seem to be the case. he says however a deal is close. we're reporting live in center city, jan carabao for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> keeping our fingers crossed, thanks, jan. stay with "eyewitness news" and cbs philly.com for continuing coverage of the septa strike. coming up 59:30 justin finch shows us impact work stoppage is having on students. well, streets of chicago wrigley field are really still packed with partyers celebrating the cubs first world series championship in a century. >> cubs out lasted indians in the wild game seven that went in extra innings. marley hall is live in cleveland with the excitement. >> reporter: good morning, jim and rahel. chicago cubs and cleveland indians have waited a combined 176 years to win a world championship. and last night cubs put an end to their dry spell in
historic fashion. >> the historic world series finally. >> the cubs win the world series. >> reporter: followed an unprecedented 17 minute rain delay. world series mvp ben zobrist gave cubs a good. >> heavyweight fight, blow for blow, everybody playing their heart out. >> miguelmonter owe helped secure the victory. >> it is just the greatest feeling this is world. >> reporter: fans were left on the edge of their seats at bottom of the eighth when cleveland outfielder raji davis hits a game tying home run. >> this whole place erupted. it was an awesome moment. >> reporter: in the end cubs were victorious rallying back from a three-one series deficit, finally ending decade of heart break. >> your family has been waiting 108 years for this. >> it is just tremendous, still can't believe it.
>> reporter: back in chicago celebrations immediately spilled from the bars to the streets, as fans, hailed the end of the curse of the billy goat. >> it has nothing to do with curses. >> reporter: cubs manager joe madden attributed to it skill. >> superstition has nod to do with what is happening today, nothing, and if you want to believe in that kind of stuff it will hold you back for a long time. >> reporter: with the drought now over plans for a epic victory parade are under way. but here in cleveland there are lots of broken hearts, and hopes for next year. jim and rahel? >> there is always next year. >> thanks, marlie. a lot of people from chicago are not going to work this morning but here keeper for cubs fans this morning of the front page of the chicago tribune world series champions, at last. cubs haven't been able to get that head line written in over 108 years. >> congratulations. philadelphia eagles are allowing josh hoff to play in sunday's game. >> hoff was arrested tuesday
on gun and marijuana charges. court documents reveal hoff was charged with carrying a gun without a permit in new jersey and for having hallow point bullets ape small amount of marijuana in the car. he spoke candidly with reporters yesterday about his arrest. >> i'm a professional athlete. what professional athlete doesn't have have a gun. i have a wife and son at home and my job toys protect them at all cost and my job toys protect myself as well. >> hoff says he has a permit to carry a gun in texas but he isn't well versed have the laws in new jersey. eagles chosen not the to discipline hoff and say they are waiting for legal process to play out. medical land use trump will give her first remarks since republican that the convention last july. her husband donald trump and hillary clinton will hold rallies in the battle will ground state of north carolina. clinton paint aid dire picture of trump as president. trump spent the take in florida hammering clinton over fbi's inquiry in tore e-mail
server. there are five days to go before election day, both candidate are expected to visit our area before tuesday, donald trump is in hershey tomorrow night, hillary clinton is back in philadelphia saturday night. our david spunt reports she will hold a rally on monday at independent mall. wilmington fire fighters fighting his back back after being critically injured will walk out of the hospital. >> fire fighters brad speakman spent more than a month at crozer-chester burn center. another fire fighter artis hope remains in the hospital. christopher lee and gary fixus were killed in the row home fire. it happened in wilmington than's neighborhood in september. well, up next, a church fire is ruled arson. >> we will show you political message that was scrolled across the building. also ahead we are looking at moments after a bus crashes into a texas home, but wait until you see moment of impact, this incredible video, we will show it the to you just ahead. and we will tell you where an earthquake sent expensive bottles of liquor crashing
from their shelves. and a update on the damage left behind. you know we have to play some chicago this morning. we will have more on had became an epic game seven match up later in sports. we will be right back. this is an individual who mocked a disabled reporter... i don't know what i said, ahh... who attributed a reporter's questions to her menstrual cycle. trump: blood coming out of her...wherever. he is not
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the curve and slams in the house in san antonio texas. as you can see bus driver was pretty banged up but he was able to make it out of the back. the bus company released this surveillance video of the impact. the authorities say bus was traveling south when driver of the pickup truck rammed a stop sign, wow. fbi is investigating burning of the black church in mississippi during which vandals va painted vote trump on outside wall. this happened tuesday night as hopewell missionary baptist church in greenville. authority say that most of the damage to the 111 year-old church was to the sanctuary. thankfully in one was inside the church at the time of the fire. an earthquake in oklahoma
has people concerned about what is coming next, just two months after state's most powerful 5.8 quake, they are scrambling after area was hit with yet another one this time measuring 4.5. look at the damage. cracks and walls and they are fearful for what the earthquake could bring. 5:15. lets check on weather. katie, fortunately nothing like that here. pretty hield wet the tore day. >> very mild. when you have these earthquakes so often you have after shocks which can be, very close at least to the strength of the predecessor. so yeah, they may end up having a break for a few more minor earthquakes before it is all said and done. regardless back here at home more than thinking initially the concern is fog and we will take you first and information hose out to one of the cameras. light of day headaches it difficult to see but you can see street lamps and there is that halo underneath, clearly fog has settled this. outside whitefield elementary school here this west lawn just next door but we are at
51. warmth is back. definitely milder then average at that value and wind is very light. that is something that will change when it comes to the variables of the weather pattern here this is next day or two. here's a storm system specifically the cold trent that will be drawn through our area by area of low pressure off to the north here and then again trailing front behind it. at this point it is looking like frontal bound try itself will start to decay by the time it reaches us. when it comes to moisture content. we will see shower, thunderstorm but it looks scattered. i would say at this point to you want to walk out without your umbrella you can getaway without it. two to 6:00 p.m. is when wet weather will rel role through. it is your call, granted but it is scattered. then we don't see drop of rain out of this. behind the cold front, it is lacks in moisture it will make up for with the cold air. it lives up to its name in short. much cooler kay. wind picks up. we have gusts that peak
through better part of the day tomorrow. for now it is very warm starting with fog, watch for late day shower or thunderstorm. 76 degrees is expect high. still flirting with record territory. we will drop down in the 50's again here tonight, that should be 50 degrees in the overnight the but yes as we warm it backup tomorrow best you you can hope for is 60 at best in the sunshine but wind will be cranking, and then quiet, just cool upcoming weekend, meisha, back over to you. well, day three of the septa strike and we know that thousands, of people are going to be impact because of this. so, i'm keeping high eye on the vine street expressway right now. we know around the vine anywhere around the city really gets hit hard in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening. looking at the vine both local and expressway moving this both directions, westbound toward schuylkill and eastbound direction we are looking good right now. certainly starting to heat up we saw in the past ten minutes. this is looking different. for those thinking maybe i'll
wait a little bit i will advice that the vine gets busy. anywhere in the city but vine i have high eye on right now. we do have an accident, you can see flashing lights, a tow truck just showing up here now. i-95 thort past woodhaven road pulled off to the right lane block ago this right lane and shoulder as well. big heads up here traveling through this area give yourself a couple extra. we will have a gaper delay. we will talk about regional rails coming up in a little bit but i wanted to call your attention to airport, already 16 minutes delay. 9701, seven minutes. we're starting to see those effects of this septa strike. rahel, back over to you. all right, meisha, thank you. now for a look at newspaper headlines across our region. >> from the front page casino impact grants funded by parx casino will be awarded seen. redevelopment authority say 3.6 million-dollar, in grants, will be divided up amongst county, bensalem, and four
municipalities that border bensalem, sometime this month, or by mid kes at the latest. on the cover of the mercury in pottstown construction has, begun to replace a 99 year-old waterline in the middle of the high street. project is estimated to cost between four to five million-dollar and take about 12 to eight months. burlington county times the results of the 2015/2016 park test released by state wednesday, showed a mixed bag for burlington county school district. it is second year of the controversial standardized exam. while many districts increased person of the students who met or exceeded expectations on the test, others either stayed the same or decreased. >> that is a look at some newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. ocean city's boardwalk is getting a major face lift this off season. >> it is almost unrecognizable, sky scan three shows construction between eighth and tenth street. crews are completely replacing boardwalk's crumbling concrete support system, and the wooden decking. construction is expected to
last through how much. this is just one phase in the city's gold to rebuild the boardwalk from fifth to 12th street. well, up next, pat's here with sports. >> good morning, guys what a night. there was a philadelphia connection to last night's
cubs win, sort of, i will tell what you they were playing in the locker room to get pumped up, that is coming up next in this is an individual who mocked a disabled reporter... i don't know what i said, ahh... who attributed a reporter's questions to her menstrual cycle. trump: blood coming out of her...wherever. he is not a person who is equipped
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thanks for waking up with us. >> pat is joining us now with sports. i think a lot of people will be tired because the game went late but you were treating at 1:00. what time did you go to bed. >> you cannot let a
game seven go by and not tweet about it until 1:00. everybody was up watching. theo epstein is responsible for breaking two of the most infamous streaks in sports. he was gm in boston when red sox snapped a 86 year drought and now he is genius behind a chicago cubs team that can finally celebrate a world series after 108 years, but it
was not easy. it looked good early for cubs in cleveland. dexter fouler starts off game seven with the home run to dead center field. wild eighth, cubs up six-four. raji davis away. he goes yard off chapman to tie it up. and then, they go to extra innings. but first, a 17 minute rain delay. in the tenth, ben z obrist, clutch double scores a run and add another and hold on right here. cubs win, cubs win, eight-seven. they take home their first title in 108 years. how about a little philly flavor. >> we have been listening to rocky, rocky's sound track the last three games, we got our own italian stallion anthony rizzo putting that on and it is like a heavyweight, fight hand. >> he was named mvp for his performance in perhaps greatest world series ever as cubs rallied from a three-one
deficit. too bad for indians they have this is won a world series in 68 years, now the longest drought in the majors. earlier in the the show you heard from josh hoff eagles wide out arrested and charged with illegal possession of the gun and marijuana now we are hearing from head coach doug pederson who decided no to the suspend him while waiting for legal process to play out. as bird ready for giants on sunday coach says he tried to provide players with guidance the best that he can. >> my job too sometimes is to be that tatter figure for some of these players and understanding their history, and, you know, where they have come from and how they grew up. it may in the be how i grew up as a child or as an adolescent or a teen, whatever but at the same time, i'm going to wrap my arm around him and love on him and you know try to she him the right direction. >> while were you watching world series, sixers were busy blowing yet another big lead last night inthis time no joel o did not make the trip as he
got a day of rest. the here's new sixers, the new sixers that was part of the deal that sent jeremy grant to the oklahoma it is i thunder. not a bad debut. buried 39 here. he would finish with 14 points. in the post, here's gentleman league okafor, big ja, back nothing on frank commence ski with the the hook, and before oak far had two. but here he trains the three. sixers gave up 39 in the third. they fall 109-93. now zero and four on the year. the flyers and red wings, flyers coming off a win over carolina taking it to the third period, tied at two, henrik, gets free and beats michael neuvirth. flyers down three-two. one minute left in regulation, flyers anspach with the scrum in front. mark streit, would send it to overtime. but time for three on three fun right here, and one timer, jake voracek blast it home, the at cyst, claude giroux,
flyers win four-three. they are back on the ice tonight as they play insuring islanders, but in sports it is all about the chicago cubs winning. >> i watched, when rainy said you got the to be kidding me. >> way past your bedtime. >> everybody whether you are a fan or this is was so excited after 108 years, they deserved it. >> exactly. >> goodwin for cleveland or chicago. >> you got it. coming up next on "eyewitness news" latest on the talks to end the septa strike, justin. jim, on day three we are here with striking workers, we will have story of students struggle telling get to school on day three of this strike. plus a police officer pulled over a speeding driver but quickly realizes something much bigger is happening. we will tell but a life saving rescue on a highway, katie. >> we are expecting a cold trent passage today to knock temperatures back substantially. we are talking upper 50's
throughout weekend but notice some sunshine through weekend, a to clouds on sunday but no wet weather in sight at least for those days, but, we do have to talk about this
cold front, it is a ducey we will do just that after the katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess at a neighborhood favorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message.