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staurant hosat 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. >> right now at 11:00, day three of septa strike and talks turn nasty. more on the back and forth. also how the strike is it is affecting some of philly's youngest commuters. >> and first following a developing story the search is on for a driver that hit a montgomery county police officer and can't going. tonight, that officer is recovering at the hospital. good evening, everyone, i'm jessica dean. >> i'm ukee washington. >> the hit and run happened po
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plan ski drive. david spunt joins us with how the officer is doing tonight i in. >> ukee, jessica, an ambulance rushed that officer to einstei einstein, montgomery where he is listed in stable condition. he's expected to be okay and released soon. we're told tonight authorities want to know who would hit an officer and take off. >> whitpain township authorities tell eyewitness news they were called around 6:00 tonight one of their own was hit by a car near the intersection of north whales road and polaski drive. the driver fled. >> we saw you up the street a neighbor jumping up and down stopping traffic. so we knew something happened. >> lydia skillton lives next door and saw the scene unfolded. the officer was outlooking for a missing dog when hit and suffered a leg injury. he was alert when an ambulance took him to the hospital. >> we were all upset. we were running around trying to like see you know it was
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upsetting. authorities are looking for a small stark sedan. several agencies working this case if you have any now give whitpain township police a cal call. reporting from east norton, david spunt, cbs3 eyewitness news. >> two children seriously injured in a row house fire in ol any. firefighters pulled an 11-month-old and 6-year-old from the house on the 300 block of sheldon street 9:45. at the moment no word on their condition and the cause of the fire is being looked into. while our region is bracing for day four of septa strike. talks continue tonight between septa and transford workers union. eyewitness reporter is monitoring negotiations in center city tonight, alex. >> reporter: these talks started up again around 11:30 this afternoon and they're continuing now. still no resolution. you have seen con guested traffic and heard about
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concerns on election day. now meet one yeng man who sketch my fews septa strike. >> tajay stewart does not mind walking a round but his school is too far away to safely make it on foot. >> someone is telling me septa went on strike and i was like no can't be. >> his family is not able to provide him alternative transportation. so since monday at midnight when 4700 septa transit workers stopped operating buses, trolleys and subways he has not gone to school. >> i went outside to check if buses were coming and nothing was coming. >> t ajay is one of 30,000 students who rely daily on septa transpasses and they said in a statement, families across the city are making record fairy efforts to get their children to school during the strikts. the district acknowledged there may be some students in the same boat at t ajay making a swift resolution crucial sdmri hope it ends soon so i can go to school.
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>> so septa and transit workers union continue negotiations and point the blame at each other in public statements. tajay is left waiting to catch his bus. >> isn't he a great kid. he wants to be a police officer and i think he'll make a great one. attendance for philadelphia schools was at 80% on tuesday and that is down from 93% the week before. reporting live in center city, alexandria hof, eyewitness new news. >> stay with eyewitness news as we follow negotiations in the septa strike. you can always track the latest cbsphilly.com. >> he's off the team the eagles parted ways with josh huff. >> this is days after he was arrested with gun and drug charge. >> don bell has been following the story from the start and reaction from huff and the team. >> interesting to hear all the sxepts. the josh huff timeline is like
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a roller coaster, tuesday he was arrested and wednesday he practiced and seemingly had support of the organization. and today, he was cut. huff is facing charges for illegal position of handgun and marijuana. he reported to work today at the novacare complex where he was released. the decision was made by top members of the eagles' organization a group that included jeffrey lurie, doug pederson and howie rosen. >> it's disappointing we have to stand here and do this and we're trying to build something and something that lasts and some of that means that we'll are to make hard decisions and all we can do is do what we think is right for the philadelphia eagles. now, josh huff releaseing a statement about being released. first, i want to apologize to mr. lurie and his family and coaches and teammates and all eagles' fans i'm sorry any action by me brought negative light to this organization. i want to thank the lurie family, howie, this community and the entire organization for
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the opportunity i had for the last three years. most important, i want to let the fans and community as a whole know that i understand the responsibility i had as a professional athlete, and i will take all measures necessary to correct mistakes i have made. coming up later on the show we'll hear from huff's now former teammates and you don't want to miss what they have to say. >> all right. we'll see new a bit. thanks. don. >> and this whole situation is getting a lot of attention. >> josh huff needs to fire his agent and attorney now letting him speak to media without a prepared statement, game plan shows inept attitude. it got us thinking, how should the situations be handled and who is to blame when it's not handled properly. nicole brewer has that side of the sorry now. >> reporter: crisis communication disasters can ab voided and in this case, experts say it required a sincere apology a lot sooner.
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>> a philadelphia eagle arrested. >> it was a bad situation. some say josh huff made even worse when instead of issuing a formal apology he said this. >> i'm a professional athlete. what professional athlete doesn't have a gun. >> he can't speak to everybody just himself. >> he checked every box on nightmare 101. >> a cap specializes in branding and his message was wrong. >> he deposit control the story and get out in front and show contrition. >> that's not what he's paid to do. score touchdowns and catch the football. >> i think somebody should have advised him better. >> he knees a new pr manager. >> some people including don bell say it was up to his agent and attorney to frame the story and our expert agrees. >> i say before he goes into the locker room you know you're not going to say a word there will be no comment for now and take ownership and have a statement ready. >> an opinion that was not entirely supported. >> quite possible his attorney
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could have said don't speak. >> he's a grown man. he said what he wanted to say. >> what should he have said ovrp or done differently. >> register says gun is what he could have done. >> shouldn't have said nothin nothing. >> saying nothing at all leaves people to devices. it's having a statement and taking ownership to what happened. the best thing to do is work hard and keep your nose clean and do the right thing and education kids on gun danger or you know staying away from drugs. now, we also asked those same people if huff's apology after released from the eagles made a difference and mathtive folks said it was too little, too late. a few thought it would help him transition to a new team or help him in the future. we wish him the best. we do all make mistakes. some more than others. >> nicole, thanks. >> and local shoppers targeted credit card examiners at two major malls in our reej sglon what you need to know straight
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ahead and also, all eyes on pennsylvania. melania trump comes to the main line to campaign for her husband and her pledge if she becomes first lady and the major event hillary clinton is bringing to philadelphia. >> and then a terrible accident left seriously injured but it does not stop him from becoming critically acclaimed chef. >> what do people not know about you. >> i can't taste. >> you can't taste. >> no. >> la toya little shows how chef of whailing creates stepsational dishes without use of senses. this is a special case with torrey. >> we had records across the area today. temperatures in the 80s. here come the cool down. our front clearing the area and winds pick up tonight and i'll till how cool it will be as we
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at a neighborhoods a restaurafavorite - 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. >> in campaign 2016 it's the
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home stretch before election day. the poll shows a tightening race. hillary clinton leads don bell by 3 points nationally among likely voters and tonight, both candidates headed to the pivot allstate of north carolina. in raleigh, north carolina, hillary clinton took the stage with singer song writer ferrell williams and senator bernie sanders. >> we worked on the plan to make college tuition free for the middle class and working families. and department-free for everyone. >> just over 30 miles away in "selma", north carolina, don bell rallied a crowd of supporters. >> america needs new leadership quickly. that begins with restoring respect for america and restoring respect for the american flag. >> back here in pennsylvania, melania trump gave her first solo speech on behalf of her husband since the republican
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national convention. >> make america great again is not just some slogan. it is what has been in his cards sipts the day i met him. >> during her speech in bette betterwin he she said as first lady she would end bullying of children especially social media. >> our culture has gotten too mean and rough especially to children and teenagers. it is never okay when a 1 12-year-old girl or boy is bullied or attacked. >> regina told us she is still undecided. >> when she was talking about children being bullied on the internet and social media i wanted to say, you can tell that to your husband, too. >> others say they're ready to vote for trump. >> the direction we choose will out live these candidates. and whatever scandals surround them. i'm voting for america. >> trump will rally with supporters tomorrow in hershey
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and clinton and sure gats will be back in pennsylvania and stevie wonder will play a concert tomorrow and katie perry will perform saturday and monday clinton herself will be joined by former president bill clinton and president and mrs. obama. >> an important warning if you shopped at a prymark store. credit card skimming devices were found on cash registers at stores at both malls. primark says they may have been steel stealing information from customers for nearly 3 months. >> and special taste with torrey tonight. visit vilt visit sat down with a chef. >> it is remarkable come back with a man determined to live his dream. >> reporter: walking into byob on passyunk avenue you can sense you're about to have a type evening. the feel is cozy with white napkins and soft capped light
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and there's a seasonal smell from the french inspired kitchen that wakes your taste buds like a friendly hello. >> hello. >> hi. >> i what you may never sense is what this man will's owner and philadelphia magazine best new chef has been through. chris was severely injured in a car crash at the age of 16. as a result, he cannot taste or smell and can barely hear. >> i can't taste. >> you can't taste. >> no. i had a lot of facial damage. i had 30 something surgeries. jaw, cheekbones, everything, >> those surgeries memories of cooking at as a child and pure will enabled this nationally renowned chef to cook and season food beyond expectation.
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>> beethoven was deaf. >> i can't wait to try. >> yes. >> i can help you, i would love to do that. let's do it. >> in the kitchen he uses intuition and skill to balance the flavors of coconut cream, apples, radish,al mopped and combachi in harmony for first course and doing same to elevate cauliflower three ways toy splatter avan guard plate of whine and do theed with cu curry and topped with fried beef tendon. results deliciously different but no less than great work of art.
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>> you know, after my interview with chef chris i came back to my desk and started writing the story and i was trying so hard to find a word that could sum up his determination and courage and his persistence and his bravery and hit me, will, the name of his restaurant. i could not believe it and it turns out will is his middle name. his middle name is william. >> how fru tu i tuesday. it's a wonderful restaurant, too, incredible. what a story he has. >> now that's you know what's behind it it touches you so much. they say to get to your heart go through the stomach right good food. knowing that's what's behind it doesn't get better than that. >> got all of us. >> thanks vittoria woodill. >> and the family dinner is essential part of the cbs trauma blue bloods. i had the honor of going behind the scenes of the hit show and spending time with the cast. what do they really eat during the family dinner scenes and what happens with the camera when it stops?
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find out tomorrow night at 11:00. right here. on eyewitness news. we had a fun time. >> katie fehlinger bilo jun juneing us out there. >> and how about that? >> it's all changing and in fact as we step out the door tonight you'll see the -- feel the difference in the area already. this brisk north wind picked up in the wake of the front at that point came through earlie earlier. showers moving out now and we have a great stretch of sunshine. definitely will feel like november outside. let's take a look at couple time lapse videos i want to start you whittfield elementary school in reading and this was a shot from this afternoon. cloudy, damp, temperatures not that high. look at the difference in parts of south jersey. this is time lapse from medicinele township high school in cape may courthouse and all day long blue skies and sunshine across south jersey and delaware and that helped temperatures really get a lot warmer in those areas than they did in the city and points north and west. and now the front moving through for all of us. you can see one last cloud bank
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pushing in here. where you really lucked out with the front the worst of the rain missing us south across portions of maryland and down to portions of virginia south of d.c.. and but highs today before the front came through, again, leg fog, fewer clouds and 84 lewes, delaware, dover, and 81 cape may and tied a report 81 in atlantic city and philadelphia more fog, more cloud cover, 72 was the high here. still, more than 10 above average and not close to the record. temperatures right now 58 in the city still. 60s in south jersey and delaware and you can seat cooler air starting to filter in you can see it north as well 48 buffalo and 537 state college and scranton and albany and tomorrow's highs will be more than 10 cooler than today. that said it's not necessarily a cold day. 60 is where we should be right here in early november and nice breeze norm and west and brisk and chilly day.
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wind dies down over the weekend. sunny, brisk and cool saturday. highs notice 50s and 50s sunday and again mostly sunny. nice weekend and lots of sun. you need a jacket especially in the morning. doesn't this look depressing here. 4 days now until the start of winter. 5 days until christmas and 59 until the new year and 62 days our average high temperature will only be 40 right now as 61 so a big drop as we head into winter. 50 is the low. for tomorrow mostly sunny, breezy, cooler, and nice november day high around 60. election day breakdown tuesday this will be beautiful day. lots of sun. temperatures 50s in the morning and 60s in the afternoon as we start to warm back up. great weather. you have to wait in line to vote at least the weather will not be a problem. better than having the umbrella. over the weekend, upper 50s.
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set blocks back saturday night extra hour of sleep coming our way and it gets dark early. that said seven sunshines on the 7-day forecast. >> lucky number 7. >> john surprise next talking hockey. >> about the orange and black. flyers don't get paid over time and they're acting like it bonus hockey in brookyln. see if they can knock off the islanders. >> and what are players saying about the release of josh huff.
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. yesterday josh huff was on the practice field with seemingly full support from the eagles organization and now he's unemployed and looking for a team. tuesday huff was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a handgun and small amount of marijuana and team appeared willing to give him a second chance. but, today, they released him after spending a 48-hour period of evaluation.
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>> i know what type of guy he is and i know he hates to make a mistake. he made a big mistake. and i know what type of father he is and person he is to his family. and i know what type of friend he's been to me. you feel for him on a personal level. >> i don't think this define who's he s we understand our thoughts towards josh have not changed at all. and we all understand that. we're all capable of making mistakes. and like i said this one cost him. >> on to baseball now it's officially official. ryan howard's 15 year tenure with the phillies organization is over. they declined the 23 million option on final year of deal so howard, who turns 37 this month is now a free agent. >> flyers taking on the islanders of brooklyn tonight. a second period. with a great play on the board finds travis connects with a 19-year-old. 1-0 fly guy.
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late in the third, flyers down 2-1 you put the puck on the net. good things happen. matt reed picked up the garkage in front. -2 over time and after that it's time for shootout. claude giroux gets fillthy with it. ridiculous you shot for game winner and flyers win tonight, 3-2 a great come back. so back-to-back over time wins for the orange and black. >> how cool. >> let's talk about -- that was great. >> thank you, sarah. >> up next the honor for one of our own.
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♪ tonight row home magazine honored several people giving back in our region. >> there was a big celebration at v on north broad street mopping honorees sdwrim donovan news achk or and they presented him with the blue magazine
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sapphire award. he is featured on the latest cover. pick up a copy of pro home magazine. congrats. >> spca raised funds for protecting animals. many in the community turned out for the bark and wine event. action news at the horticulture center fairmont park. familiar face there's including carroll eriksson and rafael solomon cbs3 1 proud partner of pennsylvania spca. thank you and we like to call it friday eve around here. we're almost to the weekend and it will be a nice albeit slightly cool november weekend. 53 saturday and 49 sunday and upper 50s both weekend days in city and down the shore we see sunshine both days. don't forget to set the clocks back an hour and get extra hour
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♪ at a neighborhoods a restaurafavorite - 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. >> we're back tomorrow 4:30. >> we're always on cbs philly.com and the late show with stephen colbert is next. >> have a good night and sleep >> have a good night and sleep well.
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