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traffic. happy tuesday guys. roads actually looking a lot better than they were yesterday. nice and dry. >> getting busy but not dealing with rain just yet. you have until at least lunchtime, okay, so going to the gym, what's that about? no, well done, you, looking good here, hopefully you didn't have to work with the umbrella later on today you will need the umbrella. rain on the way. we showed you huge zoom on storm scan, already, the clouds beginning to lift in here, sign every things yet to come. so, we've got window of dry weather opportunity to get in your outdoor plans, get in the run. get in the errand. but, by again lunchtime at the earliest, start to see the rain. thirty-five atlantic sit, modest winds if any even in the recall, because it is a clear sky in mount pocono, you're really off to cold start today. only going to go so far this
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way. end up with wintery weather, and more into that as the show goes on, but for now, in philly anyway, 46, chilly afternoon certainly, with the rain moving in, it is a chilly rain. but at least it is a little too warm for anything but rain. that said, meisha, like we said, little bit of snow on the way for some folks. we will get more into that just a bill later. >> i think the snow is coming, yikes. right now you can see what it looks like on nine at south at cottman, one of the areas that right when we crank out the 6:00 hour. i know it will get slow. today, it is getting slow. take a look at the far left lane. already seeing them put on their brakes and some even stopping. so we know that this will be very backed up, very slow, give yourself extra 15, 20 minutes walking out the door in this area right now, and every ten minutes that goes by, little more. we did have accident clear here. in delaware, 95 northbound ramps from route 896. that's good. vehicle went off the road there. worcester heads up on this, mill road closed right now cory hill road.
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we keep getting reports on this right now >> fire this morning, frandford avenue, seller street. clean up underway. market frankford line, back to normal. bus route three and five still detoured, over to you. >> we continue to follow breaking news, investigators trying to determine what caused a crash that killed a new jersey state trooper and another driver. >> it happened last night on route 55, in millville. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo is live at the state police barracks in port norris where the trooper was stationed, jan, good morning. >> good morning, new jersey state police tell us the driver of toyota corolla for some reason crossed a center grassy median, and drove head-on into this trooper's cruiser. at this point, they're wondering why. that's what they're trying to determine this morning, meantime, authorities have identified the trooper as 31 year old franky williams.
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this is where he is stationed. south jersey, port norris station. williams was member of the 156 police class, and had just graduated in january of this year. now, take a look at this video. this was the scene early this morning, a solemn salute from state police, trooper williams' body left cooper university hospital in camden. williams was flown there last night for treatment, but could not survive his injuries. now the 31 year old was involved in a violent head-on collision, the crash, not only killed the young trooper, but the driver of the other car, as well. you can see the mangled wreckage, in the middle of state route 55 in millville cumberland county last night. now the crash happened right around 7:00. again the man driving the toyota corolla crossed the grass median, entered the northbound lanes, that's what the corolla and marked state police car collided. williams was responding to a call at the time, again, he died at the hospital. the other driver died at the scene. that man's name has not yet been released. and again, police are
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conducting full investigation this morning, as for williams, he was in atlantic county native, again, had only been on the force here for less than a year. we will continue to update you on this story but for now we are live in port norris, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", rahel, joe, back into you. >> thank you. more breaking news now, learning about the heroics of philadelphia firefighter and police officer saving people from early morning apartment fire in frank forwards. >> "eyewitness news" reporter trang do more on the dramatic reassume, good morning, trang, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning, rahel, jim, yes, very dramatic rescued that happened here, what we were told was that an officer actually had to catch a baby that had to be dropped from a third story window here in this 3-story apartment complex. and that baby was not the only person to be rescued here. we are hearing that 12 people in all had to be rescued here. when firefighters pulled up on scene see the ladder truck there, people just with their hands out, trying to be
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rescued, and firefighters had to go ahead and get them freed. what we're told is that 20 people in total are displaced here. nine people injured. five adult. four children. just huge amount of activity here. but, take a look, this fire broke out just around 4:30 this morning. firefighters had it under control in about 20 minutes. but you can see, they still had their work cut out for them. they tried to investigate where this fire started, this is not only an apartment complex, it is also a pizza shop. so, right now, they are not sure exactly where that fire started. with so many injuries, so many people displaced, and take a listen to deputy fire commissioner. >> companies immediately started aggressive teen year fire fighting operations to protect the people trapped inside the building, and also, started making rescues with both grounds ladders and ladders you can see behind me.
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almost 12 people were rescued from this building behind me. >> reporter: this is right off of frankford avenue, so just very busy area. >> this is going back and forth, at time, had delayed them, diverted them rather at erie and torresdale. but the trains back and moving. you can see the fire instruction still blocking, so the number five bus, as well as number three bus, also diverted this morning as fire officials investigate, and firefighters here clean up what is left here. but for now live in frankford, trang do, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", rahel, joe, back to you. >> trang, thank you. >> tough night for fire fighters lansdowne delaware county. it took them almost an hour to get the flames under control. along nyack street just before 11:00 last night. fortunately, there are no report of injuries, and
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investigators are searching for the cause of the fire. a 17 year old boy is in critical condition after he is robbed and shot in germantown, police say it happened last night around 8:15, and bern hill park ashley street. teen was shot in the head and hip. investigators say the victims' wallet and cell phone were also stolen, police are now looking for a white van that could be connected with the shooting. and upper darby police searching for suspect wanted forrester filing armed robbery at laudromat. take a look at the surveillance video captured the crime yesterday morning around 4:00 a.m. police say it happened at the t and w laudromat marshall road. employees, working when the attackers grabbed her, shoved her to the grounds, and ran off with $500 cash, and $100 in coins. police say they're relieved no one was hurt. >> the best thing is nobody got hurt. the victims didn't have a chance, because she never saw them. could you see in the video, doing her work, they come behind her. the stores open 24/7. so the doors open. they walk right in.
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>> police are offering a 2,500-dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the two robbers. bill cosby is setting another legal setback, ruling cosby ' damaging testimony in 2006 civil suit can be used in his sex assault trial. ten year old suit was filed by andrea constand, accusing cosby of sexual assault in 2004. the judge ruled cosby was never promised that he could not be criminally charged. a judge will decide if prosecutors can also call 13 other accusers, as witnesses. prosecutors oakland, california say murder charges are possible in the warehouse fire that killed 36 people. the deadly fire errupted during a dance party friday night. the so-called ghost ship had been illegally converted, into apartments. fire crews continue to sift through the rubble, as official try to figure out what exactly caused the flames. jill stein's green party
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has another day in court this afternoon. party appealing the city commissioner's rejection to allow an examination the city's voting machines. yesterday, in front of trump tower in new york, stein called pennsylvania's election system, quote, disgrace. her legal team filed federal suit in philadelphia. the head of non-partisan political watchdog group feels stein's efforts can only go so far. >> i can't speak to the motives behind jill stein's interest in recounting. i think it remains as unlikely as it ever was, that they area count, even if she did it across the state, would surface the votes that would change the results in the election. now, there is already a recount underway, in wisconsin, michigan is next. president-elect trump is holding another victory rally. this one, will be in fayetteville, north carolina to thank supporters, last month, mr. trump won in the tar heels state by about 173,000 votes. ahead of the event is expected to meet at trump tower with
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former secretary of state, henry kissinger, and democratic mayor of dc, mural bowser. yvonne a trump may not be far from her father when he moved to the white house. she is reportedly house hunting in washington, d.c., with husband jared kushner. mr. trump has not mentioned what roles they could have in his administration, but, both have been key advisors in his campaign and transition team. and as washington plans trump inauguration, vice president joe biden may be planning a run for president in 2020. he told reporters, he was going to run for president, although, biden did have a smile on his face. but when someone asked if he was joking, he said, get this, he wasn't committing to not running. >> four years of that will be interesting, good work for them. los angeles is on alert this morning after terror threat to the city's subway system. coming up with the fbi says about anonymous phonecall. >> police, grinch, on the
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>> developing in los angeles, increasing security at its transit sessions after bomb threat is indicated to be carried out today. fb estimate investigating after anonymous man called from another country, warning
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of a potential attack. investigators don't have any specifics. but they are taking the threat seriously. a philadelphia neighborhood is keeping a closer ion packages and the thieves who are apparently stealing them. many packages left on stoops, police and neighbors say thieves are taking advantage of homeowners not being home. many neighbors in northern lib earth advice set up surveillance cameras being hoping the i am anxious the cameras catch will help police catch the culprit. >> me and my wife have our packages sent to work, so we just sent the shipping address to the work, because we know we can receive packages reliably there. >> some home own remembers also posting messages for delivery people. officials say the best way is to send packages to a locker for pick up, or to family members who will be home. >> we are expecting rain and a lot of it. >> i feel like we just had some rain. >> we did just have some rain, yes. no rest for the weary guys. looking at more rain already by this afternoon at the earliest, leading edge of the
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rain already visible. behind my name here on storm scan3, but the leading edge of the clouds are already here. and that will continue to build with time. so, while did you have nice clear sky through the overnight, especially up through the northern counties, allowed to you cool off very efficiently, because of that, especially in the poconos, it will be cold enough to actually support some snow. we will get to that. but let's take a look at where the storm is right now. it is very moisture laden storm system. once the rain gets here, you are not just talking scattered situation of rain. it will be a deluge that falls across the board, like a shield of water coming through here. so, through this afternoon, rain developing from southwest to northeast. into tonight it, continues. it will be at its heaviest generally right around the typical evening rush. so, you go from green, to caution, to red light on the roadways, and certainly for any other kind of travel that you plan on. so, my advice is this: walking out the door today plan to be out for the rest of the day, past lunch time, i would highly suggest having the umbrella ready to go. i mentioned snow possibility, all the way to 6:00 this evening as the first place very likely starting to fall.
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you might see bit of mixing go on in the lehigh valley, important to note, this is model, not gospel. but go into carbon monroe county there could actually ends up being one to three to 4 inches of very wet snow that falls in the wintery mix every snow, sleet, probably some rain, because it look to me like it will actually change over from wintery mixing to rain. so the overnight as milder air nudges in. soap, afternoon rain on the way. that's bottom line here. umbrellas required later today. and into tonight. the low only hits 42, though, so you can tell there is milder air to work with. that's going to send us on spike tomorrow to 52 degrees, mid 40's return thursday, arctic air invades, there stuck at 40 at best on friday and saturday. meisha? >> all right, katie, thank you so much. good morning, everyone, happy tuesday. so looking here, schuylkill river wall repairs. so because of that, take a look, mlk inbound closed between sweet briar drive and art new same, going on between nine the a.m., 3:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m., to 5:00 a.m., overnight for you, through
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january 20th. and also, take a look at this, traffic rerouted from the schuylkill river trail. a lot going on here. make note of. that will also like we said that time goes through january 20th. then we have more serious accident in worcester mill road closed at quarry hill road. you will have to use this alternate. germantown pike will be your best bet. it sounds like medivac was called in. so, heads up in this area. again, serious accident, avoid the area if you can, and also, new off ramp opens today route 422 westbound armand hammer boulevard had half mile west, right lane block between sanatoga and armand hammer boulevard. a lot more to talk about, first we will take a break, "eyewitness news" will be right b
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>> from the front page of the burlington county times, counties supposed to receive extra transportation funds interesting that gas tax, in 2017. but they won't red tape delaying the funds interesting going through, and the to should be available not until 2018. >> the bucks county courier times, the effect of decision last summer, not to hang holiday decorations on polls a dilemma hanging lights and decorations from the utility polls violates a state statute, and policy. now the borough scrambling to find alternatives to maintain the christmas spirit. >> christina, intelligence err, family members burried at
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washington national cemetery will stand side by side with volunteers to lay 8,000 wreaths at the headstones of the military for national wreath of america day. that's on december 17th. that's a look at newspaper headlines from around the delaware val. >> i at this time of year a lot of people would like to see a store with no check outlines. >> amazon apparently working on making the dream a reality. they are starting with groceries. amazon, unveiled, brick and mortar store called grocery essentials. you can check in with the amazon go app. shoppers grab what they want, and they go. monitor your purchases, and they say it has some positive's, some negative's so far. >> they'll be able to have -- customers will able to provide the credit. down side, some jobs will be lost. >> the first store this seattle, right now the store only open to amazon employees, the public can start shopping adam son go store early next year. >> very interesting.
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>> looking ever closer, looking right now pretty quiet weaken, feeling like winter as clouds bill through our sunday specially, but at least we will get a break from the storm. guys, back to you. >> katie, thank youment uber may be tracking you after your ride is over. >> ride sharing service is updated app allows it to track your location five minutes after you get out of the car. now, concerning some suber customers and internet privacy customers. surveillance expert associate dean at drexel university, video says location data is very valuable, not just to uber but also to several other apps and even third parties. >> they are making money, selling to to advertisers, and quite frankly, are they giving me a discount in services? they're not. i have a personal problem with that. >> says it only tracks customers location five minutes after getting out of the car, allowing for more precise pick up locations, and less driver fraud. if you are however not comfortable with there is the video says turnoff locations
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services for the app and then just manually type the address. >> jimmy kimmel is sharing good news, and lot of it. >> has been chosen to host the 2017 academy awards there is will be the late night host first time hosting the oscars. the show airs february 26th. >> oh, that's not all he also announce add baby is on the way, his wife is pregnant with their second child. no word on if it is a boy or a girl, or when the baby is due. >> congratulations to the couple. justin bieber going back on tour there is will be bieber's first ever stadium tour. for the fans it, means there will be many more tickets available. only six seats have been released so far starting with performance august 6th at the rose bowl stadium. schedule will be released later today. tickets go on sale this thursday. >> coming up in the next half hour of "eyewitness news", following two breaking news stories, several fire rescues overnight including a officer who saved a baby from a window. >> and new jersey state trooper killed on the job.
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jan? >> that's right, rahel, killed in the line of duty. i'm jan carabeo, reporting live, coming up what we now know about this young trooper, and how he was killed. >> plus decision is made in the controversial plan to convert a house in swarthmore into group home for out of town cancer patients. meisha, good morning. >> well, good morning, joe, roads are dry. we not without incident. i'll tell you all about the slow downs, place toss avoid when we come back of the first we take a quick break, stay right where you are. cbs-3 "eyewitness news
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overnight, that the troop here was killed late last night, is 31 year old franky williams. >> flames rate through apartment building in northeast philadelphia. >> police officer just came to up me and told me that one every his officers actually caught a babe high had to be dropped from third story window. >> police are looking for two people who terrorize add woman during late night laudromat robbery. >> strike a pose, mad done at latest star to take on ride on carpool car oak i. >> strike a pose, belted out biggest hits and oh, wow, little booty pop. own did little dance while riding around new york city. >> joe, i think the technical term is she was tech g. >> twerking. >> and we got to enjoy that again. how about that?
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>> ya. >> matted done an airs tomorrow night on the late late show with james covered and, i know we will all be watching. >> of course we will. >> weather not so good. tracking more wet weather moving in today. i know we had rain yesterday. today we have another round. flip flops with the timing yesterday a morning concern, now a p.m. issue today. we take you out there, view of storm scan at the wider zoom. you can see the leading edge of the rain already moving into the southern most tip that far delmarva peninsula. so with time, delaware gets hit first, then western suburbs outside of philly and all moves in from southwest to northeast. as the day goes on. you have enough cold air. nice clear sky at the moment. up in the poconos to allow for it to stay chilly enough to support wintery mixing of not just rain but probably sleet and snow. i think you will likely ends up with at least modest accumulation of couple of inches out of that through
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tonight. once the rain gets here, it is kind of stuck with us for the majority of the night. cold start, there flirting with 40 already in philly chilly too, more clouds overhead to work with to limit the cooling and the urban areas tend to be warmer anyway. we expect the high to reach just 46. pretty close to typical all things considered. but, it is a chilly rain no doubt. then again, go far enough north, you are going to actually end one slick travel because of sleet and snow. back to you. >> katie, thank you. >> push willing in the westbound direction, how much, that being said, starting to heat up little bit. georgous shot, still dark out, there overall you can leave your homes in a timely fashion when you normally would at this point creeping toward the 7:00 hour. there is a lot we want to talk about. this is one of themment schuylkill river wall repairs,
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because of that, mlk drive-in bound is closed between swot briar drive and art museum between nine a.m. and three p.m. and 7:00 p.m. overnight to 5:00 a.m. it will be lingering throughout through january 20th. also, pedestrian bike traffic is rerouted from the schuylkill river trail. also, accident here, worcester, more serious accident, medivac was called in. mill road closed at quarry hill road. use that alternate, germantown pike will help you out, another accident the the pa turnpike, left lane blocked there plus construction, new off ramp opening today. we will talk about this coming up in about ten to 15 minutes, joe, over to you. >> meisha, thank you. more on breaking news ahead, crash kills a new jersey state trooper and another driver. >> cars collided on route 55, in millville. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo, is live, at the state police barracks in port norris learning more about the trooper. jan?
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>> shared more than a thousand times and hundreds of common, a grieving community, and a lot of outpouring of condolances this morning, as well. in the meantime officials have confirmed the identity of the trooper kill 31 year old franky williams, his barracks, here's where he was assigned in south jersey at the port norris station. william member of the 156 police class and had just graduate in the january of this year, take a look at this video, the scene earlier this morning some open salute from state police trooper williams body left trooper community hospital in camden. williams flown there late last night for treatment but could not survive his injuries. >> violent head on collision, not only killed young trooper but the driver of the other car, as women, you can see, the mangled wreckage, in the middle of state route 55 millville. crash happened about 7:00.
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for some reason man driving a toyota corolla cross the the grass median, entered the northbound lanes, that's when the corolla and the marked state police car collided. williams was responding to call at the time. again, he died at the hospital. the other driver died at the scene. that man's name has not yet been released now police conducting full investigation this morning, they're trying to figure out exactly why that corolla crossed the median, and struck the police cruiser, going the opposite direction, in the meantime, as far as williams is concerned, he was native at atlantic county and again had only been on the force here for less than a year. we are going to continue to follow it story but for now live in port norris, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", rahel, joe, back into you. >> thanks for the live report. >> and now up a date to the breaking news we've been following this morning, in frankford, and intense flames ripped through apartment building sending resident running out. firefighters used ladder trucks to pull 12 people from the burning building, one police officer caught a baby, that was dropped from a third story window.
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the fire started around 4:00 in the 4500 block of frankford avenue. nine people were hurt, 20 people are displaced. >> mother celebrating after her plan to honor her son is given the okay despite opposition in delaware count. >> i she want to open a house on the 200 block of chester road in swarthmore. out of town cancer patient undergoing treatment at philadelphia hospitals. well, swarthmore borough council members voted unanimous yes to the plan. neighbors, how much, been concerned, about property values and how it would affect the surrounding area. my reaction, we're disappointed, don't think the application proved their case. we don't think it proved the element they need to prove for fair housing case. >> i tried to have them understand the importance of it, and how we plan to enhance the property. you know, just delighted. >> help others who walk in his
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footsteps. >> president trump has been tweeting and talking tough about american companies shifting jobs overseas. >> he's threatened to impose 35% tariff on good produced abroad, then imported into the us. cbs news business analyst jill schlessinger joins us liver from new york to explain the potential impasse of this on the economy. good morning. jill. >> wary of tarriffs, and just tell us why. >> well, you know, there are a lot of american businesses that would be harmed by this action. and the retalatory actions that other countries like china would likely take. now, for example, there are companies which may have a manufacturing facility here in the u.s. but, that company might import certain components from overseas. any action could raise prices, lower profits, maybe even reduce sales and markets share. additionally, the exporters
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here in the u.s. would see foreign tarriffs slammed on their products, that makes them less competitive overseen. see the big multi national companies, maybe 3m, mcdonald's, colgate, palmolive. all relying on overseas sales. that will could be impacted. frankly, put it altogether, you speak about these big companies corks actually be cutting. s jobs if their businesses faulter. >> what about the other arcment that the tarriffs could keep more jobs in the u.s.? >> well, they simply could for certain domestic producers, right, because those would be among the winners. of course they could add positions, and stop the flow of off-shore. but, those gains could come at a very steep cost. we already talk about job losses in other companies. although, thousands of jobs might be saved in these domestic companies, millions of americans would likely face higher prices. economists are concerned that the net effect of tarriffs and trade confrontations would be
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negative. specially for the vast majority every mid toll low income earners. so sounds like a great headline. when you look closer, tarriffs can be very bad overall. >> very interesting. have to see what happens. jill, thank you. >> seems like everyone is sick, whether you have a cold or someone you know is not doing too well. many people are struggling in season. >> i know a few, coming up i'll talk to doctor rob how to fight the common cold. also shutdown some common myths. >> also ahead snowstorm turns one bunny -- busy roadway into a slip and slidement check out this bus. two city because cents cause big wreck, plus this. >> missing just a little sleep can nearly double your risk every getting into a car crash. i'm weijia jiang in washington with the result of the new report on drowsy driving. coming up. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> joy joe making a little bit after come back. no apologies. and we have no apologies for
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the forecast, the rain is coming, but at least katie will time it all out. >> sorry not sorry? >> how long ago was that? >> long time. >> we'll be right back. >> ♪ >> ♪
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beautiful sunrise. >> great looking sky. little bit of change today? nice but dark. rainy and cold later on. triple a says one in five fatal crashes involve drowsy driving. >> experts say even missing a little sleep can put you at risk of nodding off behind the wheel. meisha jang has the story. >> a tired driver can doze off quickly. as seen in dashboard videos like this. >> in this one, the driver drifts, and rearend another car. >> for karen roberts falling asleep at the wheel, much worse. >> all it takes is a second.
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and you just nod off. >> in 1988, roberts, was 21 year old nurse, working double shift on christmas night. on the way home she dozed off, and smashed into another vehicle. the other driver had minor injuries. but roberts was in the hospital for two months with a traumatic brain injury. >> i had to learn to walk and talk and feed myself andres myself and everything. >> a new report from triple a shows drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep a night nearly doubles their risk for a crash. >> triple a's jake nelson says nearly one in three americans admits to driving when they had a hard timekeeping their eyes open. >> we've earned only four to five hours of sleep in a night, the odds of getting into a car crash was the same ago driving legally drunk due to alcohol. >> so the less amount of sleep you get, the higher risk you are? >> absolutely. the first time we understood that relationship to the degree that we do now.
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>> that's why i am here today. because i want to share my story. so that you guys can learn from my mistake. >> robert still suffers from double vision. and headaches. but considers herself lucky because her mistake could have been deadly. weijia jiang, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". startling, startling information. how about this? didn't take much snow to create scary scene for drivers and wakeners downtown montreal yesterday. one by one, buses, cars police kareem snow plows slid down a snow covered hill. >> oh,. >> cars crash into each other at the bottom of the hill. big mess, really took a long while to clean up. but fortunately, no serious injuries. well, i love montreal. only been in the summer, joe. >> me too actually. >> i don't know based on this video if i would ever want to go in the winter. look at that. >> look at the plows, can't even. then that spin. there is no getting out of it. >> what do they say, katie, one your car starts spinning to let go, stop like hitting the brakes because that only -- >> yes, not supposed to pump
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the brakes, right? >> i remember my father's voice in my head saying turn into the skid. i think that's -- but it seems unnatural. >> father joe holden. >> big pappa joe, yes. >> good one, katie. >> we will have to make sure we put a segment together. because this is the time of year that it is worth reminder, right? so let's take a look though at what you will face today. some of you will be driving if some snow. specific to the poconos. across the delaware valley, just rain, right now no weather at all to report. out to the eyewitness weather watchers to see what they've got up their sleeves. thirty-four the temperature coming in from dennis martin. i had to show you his comment. someone please tell went they are is no play zone. no snow. that's not what he wants right now. i have to say i don't feel like i'm totally ready for it either. off to the southwest, into delaware, 38 degrees according to lisa, within the last 40 hints or so. she sent that observation in. but she knows well that she'll need her umbrella later. even though just got clouds at
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the moment, that is going to be changing. let's go to one more, 33 degrees this morning from barbara lane. she too finding nothing more than some clouds. she mention her dew .29. pretty close to the actual air temperature. what that means is that the moisture is starting to build up in our atmosphere. and that's very obvious when you look at storm scan, at this very wide zoom. you have got a plume of moisture being sent our way here. and eventually the clouds are going to yield to just basically a shield of rain that comes through. you're talking about timing here. about lunchtime. and beyond that point. so, as this rolls in here, it is during the height of the day when temperatures are chilly granted but are going to be well above freezing in most of the area. but, yes, notice, it does stay cold enough, northern new jersey, pocono region, on north, where you will ends up with some snow mixing over. so winter weather advisory as of 4:00 this afternoon for carbon monroe counties northeast new jersey, if that's where your travels take you, maybe travel to new york city on daily basis. you will run into a mix of rain, wet snow, sleet, all developing later this
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afternoon, but the possibility is that we see one to three locally to up maybe even 4 inches every snow out of. >> this dow think you'll see change over to rain overnight. because it is coming from the south, it is coming from warmer place, that means, the temperatures will be climbing. and we actually get to up 52 tomorrow. little break in the action. thursday rain or snow shower. then stuck with that wintery chill by the weekends. meisha? >> all right, and we are switching gears. you guys, take a look at this. so this is what not to do. our photographer shot this video earlier this morning, you can see the sparks shooting from a car as it drives who knows how many miles on its rim. yikes. this is along the roosevelt expressway near the wissahickon exit. not sure what our friend here was thinking? but obviously a potentially very dangerous situation, and eventually the police did pull him over and yes, wouldn't be surprised we got a ticket. i'll tell you right now, if i were the officer, he would get a ticket. woe get a ticket. everyone would get a ticket. you don't do. that will you don't drive on the rim like. that will that's a big no no.
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no! no, no, no. all right, guys, we change gears here again and talk about some construction, women, actually, this is what it is, schuylkill river wall repair, mlk closed between sweet briar drive and art museum between nine a.m. and three p.m. and seven p.m. to 5:00 a.m. through january 20th. over to you. >> meisha, thanks very much. 6:50. a lot coming up on cbs this morning, nora o'donnell joins us live from new york with a preview. hype, nora. >> hey, good morning to you. joe, we begin this morning in oakland with new details on the investigation into the deadly warehouse fire, as we learn more about the victims. plus, there is new research out this morning on how even just little less sleep can have a big impact on your driving. >> showing you knew technology bridges virtual reality to the next level. megan trainer, in studio 57 to announce the grammy nominations. the news is back in the morning, so is the music, see in you ten minutes.
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>> nora thank you so. the coffee, the congestion, sniffing, sneezing, it is colds season. what's the best way to beat a cold or, better yet, how about try to avoid it all snot rahel getting the answers from family physician, doctor rob. hey, guys? >> reporter: joe, all right, thanks for joining us, doctor rob. >> great to be here. >> always a pleasure to see you. first off why do we catch colds? a lot of people think your immune system is weak is that correct flew. >> in if our immune system is more weak, sure, more prone to be getting colds. but there are causes for over virus toss mutate. so if we happen to be near someone who has a cold, or touch an object that might have a cold virus, and then you know it can get into us, someone coughing and sneezing it can happen. >> how do we prevent a cold? >> east years things, wash our hands. you know the cold virus can live on surfaces for several hours. so any high touch objects like doorknobs, keyboards, phones, you know, you're touching that, then if you touch your
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eyes, your nose, your mouth, that can get into your system. also keep our immune system strong. enough rest, reading healthy, fruits and vegtables actually is vitamins and minerals that can help our immune system, add antioxidant to help keep us healthier. >> mama always said eat your vegtables. >> exactly. >> doctor rob, i always try to cough into my elbow just to be polite when around other people if you're sick, does that actually work though from spreading germs? >> you're very polite. so nice protecting the rest of us. what happens when we cough or sneeze, that moisture comes out about 200 miles per hour, can go up to 6 feet away. so by covering into your sleeve you're keeping that from disseminating into the room. so you are protecting other people because if you don't, that virus can go on a surface and again people can touch it then bring it into their system. >> good to know it actually works watch about proper hands washing? we always hear wash your hands, wash your hands, how often is someone sick around us, should we have to wash our hands? >> first doctor mom is right. wash your hands. they did studies.
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wash our hands, guess what, motion every douse not wash inbetween our fingers. that's where a lot of the viruses are, so we touch there, so basically periodically throughout the day every hour or two, if you have a hands sanitizer use that, because that works really well to kill the cold virus and keep you from transmit to go other people because we touch surfaces all the time. >> do you believe in the happy birthday series, wash your hands as long as you sing happy birthday? >> dow, 20 to 30 seconds, so sing happy birthday to yourself twice. people might be is a ever say what are you doing? i'm practicing good hand hygiene. that's what you do. but it actually works, a lot of times you look at people, like this doctor rob says wash it for 30 seconds. so we have some props here. what do we have here and why? >> i'm believer in certain things winter is dry. when our mucus membranes get dry, more prone to the viruses, viruses like dry environment. so humidify our work and home environment. the humidifiers work very
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well, great as a mist, the other thing i'm affirm believer in nutrition. so chicken soup, hey, does chicken soup work? i believe it does, i'll tell you why, there are vitamins, minerals, also little city. if you have a little sore throughout from the cold it, will help soot. that will the warm steam helps clear our nostrils, getting fluids. fluids help mobilize music so it can get out. yes, believer in chicken soup, eating healthy, water good for us to drink. >> doctor rob, ladies on personal note, also just told me the humidify is her very good for your skin in the winter, and that helps. >> one last thing, tissues, never use hankie, when you use a handerchief, like breeding grand for the viruses, you put it in your pocket, stays therefore several hours. good holiday present to give to your friends. >> i don't know about that. >> there go. here is a tissue. >> all right, doctor rob, good to see you a lot of good helpful tips. we will be right back with three to go.
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>> before you hit the road it is three to go. >> investigating crash that killed one of their state troopers and another driver. trooper franky williams had been with the force for less than a year. >> borough council has approved plans to use a house as a temporary residence for out of town cancer patients, and care giver.
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>> and president-elect trump thank you tour takes him to fayetteville, north carolina followed later this week with stops in iowa and michigan. that's three to go. >> last check on weather and traffic. >> chilly out there right now, just clouds overhead, but that's sign every things to come. we do have rain eventually on the way, right now, yes, not the prettiest sunrise, in fact barely make it out. the light of day, leading edge of the rain already starting to nudge in the southern delmarva. you have until at least lunchtime before the rain hits us here. >> sounds good. and quick peak at the vine, you can see, very slow westbound, toward the schuylkill. and also, the schuylkill taillights moving in the eastbound direction, there would go, look how busy around montgomery, give yourself some extra time. >> thank you very much. next on cbs this morning, grammy nominations megan trainer live to reveal the top nominee. >> remember to join us weekday morning here on cbs-3 starting 4:30. have a great day. >> ♪
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