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disappears while the colds air settles in? >> i was going to say, she keeps ongoing suck it up. i'm like where is she now? >> like la or something where it is warm? >> of course. roads, though, not too bad. so i'll kick my feet up over there and just not do any work. >> oh, help me. i got a lot going on. obviously very cold outside. that's obviously the number one weather headline. but we have a lot more to talk b more to talk about whether this comes to the wintery side every things. actually we end up with some snow, as well as ice, and rain, and a lot of other stuff. >> i know, like i could just -- i feel like i'm just vomiting the wintery freeze up here. but we'll take you on out to storm scan. take a look what's going on, frankly, not too much right now, giles. good news is this. the winds is not as bad, that's not completely devoid across the region, but, it is a lot less worse than it was yesterday. even though still only talking off to the 20's, not talking windchill values that are as harsh, but right now is the most harsh, the chilliest time
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frame, and we've been discuss that through the course of the week. that right now is when you really need to heed the advice of putting on the extra layers, lots of thin layers, is the way to go here. but, storm scan, quiet. that's good. here's how it feels. just drink that in, okay? this is what you want to be dressing for, technically, our temperatures are actually into the teens in most locations, mount pocono, i got nothing for you, it is just brutal. feeling like 14 below zero, one below is her know lancaster, and big olds goose egg at reading at this hour. philly not much bert. feeling just like 3 degrees. now, as the morning and afternoon progress, it is only going to feel like it is into the single digit territory here. yes, ma'am it, may still be brisk, but not as harsh with the winds. worth a mention, weaver winter weather advisory taking effect later on today, guys, that's region wide for the obvious, new storm system moving in. we'll have a lot more on those impacts and timings, more important lip, just little later on, pat. >> katie, that's gross, that's
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a gross forecast. >> good word to describe it. >> at least it warms up sunday. good morning, looking at the roadways, starting with i95 southbound, as you head for the city, see cones right here, traffic still moving, at an eastern clip, good thing, but as go through this area, you will see the cones, and there is some construction off to the left side. they've just moved the barrier away. they've been working on this forever, so keep ion that, not slowing things down just yet. and it shouldn't for the rush hour when it picks up here on a friday. vine not yet open. should open within moments. i would think as this is your normal protocol over night, as the cameras seems to be flicking out. we will move on. water main break on route 70 eastbound, past i-295, we will be keeping an eye on this all morning, has the left lane blocked, use the white horse pike. also construction in pennsylvania, pa turnpike westbound before downingtown, right lane blocked there. and southbound on the northeast extension between lehigh valley and quakertown, right lane blocked there, as well.
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jim, jan, over to you. >> thank you, pat. man is robbed at gunpoint, as his three attackers take off. they shoot at police, and almost get away. >> "eyewitness news" reporter, anita oh, liver from the scene, where the ordeal came to an end. and anita, good morning. >> good morning, jim, jan, busy morning for police here. those three teenage suspects are now in custody after police say they robbed a man at gunpoint of both his cell phone and cash. one of them also reportedly fired a shot at police after fleeing the scene. but, luckily, no one was hurt. now this all happened around 1:30 this morning, at lawndale and luzern streets, we can show you some video of the scene, now, that's when police say the suspect robbed the 21 year old man, they then fled the scene in a dark pick-up truck, which police tried to pull over shortly after. but when 24th district officers tried to approach the car it sped off. police pursued them for about a minute before losing site of them. minute later the suspect parked on the highway near rockland, started running through an alley near the
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boulevard and rising sun avenue. that's where shots rang out. >> police found a semiautomatic handgun. it was loaded. they also found a spent shell casing in the rear alley from the shots that were fired at police. so this time the weapon is recovered. the vehicle is still being held at front and rockland. >> reporter: and they are checking that vehicle for fingerprints. now, those suspects are 17, 18, and 19 years old. they're being held at east detective. live in feltonville, anita oh, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thank you, anita. new this morning, police involved crash in south philadelphia. authorities say it happened on broad street and snyder avenue, just before 2:30 a.m. two officers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the man authorities say shot a folcroft police officer multiple times back in june is due in court today. thirty-three year old dante brooks island fired seven shots at officer christopher
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dorman. dorman was responding to call of a drug deal in the 1500 block every elmwood avenue in folcroft. after three hour manhunt, island was found in an apartment in the same block. islands is charged with two counts of attempted murder and other charges. >> well, president-elect donald trump is in orlando today, as he continues his post-election thank you tour. thousands waited in very cold weather outside of the giant center in hershey to see mr. trump and vice president elect, mike pence, mr. trump continued to refuse cia's suggestion that vladmeere putin direct role in hacking democratic national committee emails. he had encouraging words for the crowd, and they shared praise for him. >> your desires, your homes, your aspirations will never again fall on deaf ears. the forgotten men and women of our country will not be forgotten any more. remember that. >> i think he is got it fair and square, and i think it is
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what america needs. i really feel so strongly about it. >> now, trump didn't actually win dauphin county where he spoke, but the arena was filled, nonetheless. president obama now saying his administration will takings against russia, that's after the country is connected to cyber attacks in the presidential election. >> cbs news correspondent brook silva bragga with the latest on this and president-elect trump. >> ♪ >> president-elect donald trump took a victory lap, pennsylvania last night, state no republican carried since 1988. >> we won in a landslide. >> this was a landslide victory. >> at the event, mr. trump also took aim at white house press secretary, josh ernest, who said thursday trump not only new about russian meddling in the elections, but encouraged it. >> this foolish guy, josh ernest, i don't know if he's talking to president obama. the the president is very positive, but he is not positive, and maybe he is
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getting his orders from somebody else. does that make sense? >> yesterday president obama himself called out russian hacking, in a interview with ncr. >> we meade to takings, and we will, at a time and place of our choosing. some of it may be explicit and publicized, some of it may not be. >> us intelligence officials believe russian president vladmeere putin was directly involved in the massive attack of democratic national committee emails as a way to hurt hillary clinton, but the president-elect continues to question those plans, meeting earlier, if russia or some other entity was hacking, why did the white house wait so long to act? why did they only complain after hillary lost? with 34 days until inauguration, mr. trump continues to fill out his team. yesterday he tapped new york lawyer david freedman as his nominee for ambassador to israel. reedman supports hard-line israeli positions including settling the west bank moving the us em bass fry tell avenue ear to the contested city of
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jerusalem. brook silva bragga, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> new jersey governor chris christie proposed tell-all book may include details about his role in the trump transition. on thursday, both houses of the legislature considered controversial bills to change state law. it would allow governors to profit book deals while still in office. also in the bills are a list of proposed salary raises for judges, prosecutors, and other public workers. >> i personally have no issue with the governor writing a book, whether this governor, next governor. >> it is being rushed through, it is a little smoke and dagger, waiving on the agenda late tuesday, had a here both houses, in the middle of the holiday season when the public really doesn't have a chance to be weighing in. >> we are told the bills have bipartisan support. lawmakers could vote on them as early as monday. >> well, in other news, men swimming and diving season at princeton university has been suspended, school made the move after learning about items on the team's list as
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having gar, racist, school lead letters decide in the next few days what to do the team's remaining meets. a student at randolph technical high school is in trouble after he has been accused of bringing loaded gun to the school in nicetown. police arrested the student after they found the gun in his back pack as he went through metal detector. school was briefly put on lockdown while police investigated. no one was hurt. they've not released that student's name. >> and still ahead here on "eyewitness news", dangerous situation comes to a halt. >> it is all thanks to quick response from officers nearby. >> student with a gun ... >> that was earlier this month, as police received calls for a student with a gun at a junior high. >> this officer arrived to find a boy dressed in all black, pinned against the wall by his own parents. the 15 year old came to school with ammo and several guns. police were called after he
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fired a shot into the ceiling of his science class. the boy has since been charged with several felonies. thankfully, no one was hurt. a south carolina jury convicts roof of last year's massacre at church in charleston, killing nine black church members. he was found guilty of all 33 counts yesterday including hate crimes and obstruction every justice. it took less than two hours for the jurors to reach their verdict. the same jury will decide next month if roof is sentenced to death for life in prison. >> and, the delaware supreme court vacated the death sentence of the convicted killer of a police officer. georgetown police officer, tad spicer, gunned down by derrick powell in 2009. the court inch sal dated the death penalty law back in august, the justices ruled their decision must be applied for pro-actively. yesterday's decision means powell and 11 other former death row inmate will now serve life in prison. well, we are not the only ones dealing with this early
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blast of winter. >> we're not. still ahead on "eyewitness news", pileups on interstates in the northeast, including this one in pennsylvania. >> and one soldier deployed in iraq won't be making it home for the holidays this year. see what his military wife did to include him on the family christmas card. >> ♪ >> ♪ walking in a winter wonderland ♪ >> i could listen to this music all day long. this time tomorrow, though, may look a little like a winter wonder land outside. >> yes, katie is tracking snow and rain for our weekend. that's coming up next. >> ♪ >> ♪
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>> the philadelphia region isn't the only area experiencing early winter weather. this was the mess yesterday on interstate 80 in western pennsylvania. fifty-nine cars and trucks got tangled up in a crash on the snowy highway. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. so scary. and the snow squawl and ice caused a dangerous chain reaction crash with more than two dozen vehicles in long island. a mini school bus overturned, a tractor-trailer jackknifed, and cars crashed into guardrails. six were transported to local hospitals. that's the ice that freaks me out. you can't see it, and these
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crazy people are driving on i59 or the schuylkill. >> over the speed limit. >> exactly. >> and the other thing, too, there are so many curves to get around. not like a straight shot. you know, you have got that classic conshy can you do you have get around, and all over the rest of the region, as women. so many it, can be treacherous. and i'm glad you brought up the ice thing. we will talk little more specifically about that, in this particular weather report. but, let's just start it off, by talking about the obvious, the cold, now, it could always be worse. here in philly right now, 16. granted it feels more like 3 degrees or so. but, in shy town, it is actually 11 right now. seven in minneapolis, five in fargo, north dakota, and the actual air temperature in international falls, 11 below. ya, it could be worse, okay? but, with that said, i know it is pretty already shall outside. dow still want you to be bundle up adequately walking out the door, try to limit your time outside if you k granted i know the postal workers, the trash collectors, guys out on construction, we
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so appreciate what do you in this kind of cold. because it is a tough job battling these element. but at least dry. warmfront lifted, how much, by tomorrow. i have to show you the wide zoom, all the way out to nationwide to gave you a sense of the scope of the storm. also, snow coming out in advance of this, but we are going to see warmfront lift in, starting, i would say, about 1:00 in the morning or so, tomorrow. and that will be specially true for the far northern counties. so, line from berks, out to maybe bucks county, even clipping montgomery county, on north, you will see snow first, further south you are, you may actually not even end up with any flakes of snow out there. this is a good synopsis of what you will find. pick your region and pick out what you are going to find here. let's focus on the citiment generally talking inch of snow or less. then it turns over to quick mix every ice, then eventually some rain. by the in the morning, then just rain. but let's look at these future ice amounts. remember, it does not take much. you just need thin glaze. even if we only ends up with
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.10 of an inch of ice, you'll slip and slide on. that will that's very strong possibility, between the hours of maybe 7:00, 8:00, 99:00, to 10:00, 11:00 in the morning tomorrow. up from get a jump start on the holiday travel tomorrow, i would try to wait it out. eventually temperatures hit 46 degrees. so, granted you will be dealing with rain, but at least it won't be frozen. at least it won't be as slick, and then there is more rain on the way, pat, by sunday. >> see, i don't mind when there is snow or ice, when i'm laying on the couch. >> right? >> nothing wrong with that. >> great when you don't have to leave the house. >> right? it is perfect. >> looking at the vine, it is back open. i may as well use this thing, let's give it a good -- all right. didn't work. anyway the vine, the vine looks pretty good this morning, also, 422 eastbound past observation oh, no major delays on any of the majors yet this morning at 5:17 a.m. good thing it, will start to pick upright around 6:00. thumbs-up across the area.
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this, though, not so good. fire, between wharton and baltimore avenue, all lanes blocked right there, the alternate is 63rd street. so keep an eye on that area out west, philly, also water main break, we've been keeping an eye on there is route 70 eastbound past 295, left lane block there. keep an eye. maybe some icy conditions out there on route 70 this morning. and mlk drive, keep an eye on this, inbound, it flows between sweet briar drive and the art museum, between nine a.m. and 3:00 p.m. they are fix that wall on the schuylkill river. not going to be able to come into the city on mlk drive. so a thumbs-up pretty much so far this morning, jim, jan. >> now, for a look at the newspaper headlines from across our region. >> from the cover of the trentonian, hopewell valley man accused of possessing child porn and sharing it on the internet was arrested at his home following a scuffle that injured two state detectives. authorities say 43 year old was in possession everyone
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hundred or more files of child pornography. and, in the spirit of delaware county the pennsylvania attorney general has auditor general rather that is released a skating report on state of chester's pension plan. the report finds that the city owes more than $15 million to its three employee pension plans, and that the state may have to step in to guarantee retirees to get the benefit they've end. >> from the bucks county courier times, plan to convert 8 miles of a defunct septa rain line into multi-purpose recreational trail, essentially dead following a vote in northampton. supervisors voted three-two, against an engineering study for the township's four and a half mile portion of that trail. >> and that's a look at some of the newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. >> well, a heartwarming christmas card now out. >> yes, you have to check this out. >> this was made by ashley, her husband, air force staff sergeant brandon, and currently deployed in iraq. so she created these so the family could be together, at least in spirit for the
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holidays. >> i saw that earlier this morning, i just think that's a great idea. >> and very creative. >> exactly. still ahead on "eyewitness news", washington player is hanging up for an illegal hit -- paying up for illegal hit. >> what's being done to rid the station of these bedboards
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>> well kim back, the time is 5:23. time for check on sports. >> yes, pat gallen is back with that. >> i love it. >> traffic, sports? >> we'll talk phillies first, and the phillies are putting their money where their mouth is. when it comes to outfields err herrera. on december 31, he'll get cool $1.7 million. that is his signing bonus, after coming to terms on five-year, $30 million extension, the last season batting average, hits, runs, doubles, stolen bases also made the all-star team, and in
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just his second big league season. teams across the league continue their hunt for the playoffs, sadly, that won't be the case in philadelphia. birds still have three games remaining, including sunday's match up against baltimore, but they've been eliminated from contention. the seven and six ravens, they're chasing a division championship, while the five and eight eagles just trying to finish strong, on four-game losing streak, helping it out. >> this stuff really is, you know, but it is a learning process. it is something that you have got to make sure you take advantage of, because you don't want to go through all of that stuff and not learn anything from it. you know, we have got to take it, apply it, move forward. >> washington safety paying for those personal fouls, injured two eagles sunday. clocked brent celek on punt return, and also knock darren sproles out of the game. he was fined total of $48,000 for those penalties. >> thursday night football.
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seahawks hosting the rams. seahawks pretty much dominant the entire way. russell wilson, those jerseys, you like that, you like the neon look there? >> for sure. >> russell 29 and three scores, defense on point as it normally is at home. so tough to play in seattle. they rip the rams 24-three, and they clinch the nfc west. it is almost impossible to talk about the sixers without talking about their injuries. one of their key free agent signings, had surgery on his left wrist, he'll now miss the rest of the season, sixers, they're at home tonight, they take on the la lakers, later 8:00 tip. and of course, the nb a and sports world mourns and celebrate the life of craig saying err. the legendary reporter has died after a lengthy bought with leukemia. he spent the last three decades as side line reporter for turner sports, and best known for his loud, colorful suits, easy going interview style, saying err was 65 years
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old. sager was my six a years old. i tried in honor of him. >> this guy, i like him. >> yes. >> good guy. >> just an easy interviewer, always crazy suits, always stood out. >> a legacy in sports. thanks, patrick, appreciate it. >> still so much more in our next half hour here on "eyewitness news". >> for children, battling cancer, losing their hair can be traumatic. but wigs like these can help kids feel better about themselves. i'm marlie hall in new york, with one girl's story coming up. >> i'm kevin frazier coming up we learn more about the star wars galaxy when felicity jones and crew of rebels help to steel the plan for rogue one star wars story. >> and the weekend is upon us here. but we are going to have to deal with some wet weather with it. there should be headlines there. they're not. but what i can tell you, we start to see the temperatures rebounding nicely, although it
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comes at a price of snow, ice, rain saturday, and eventually some additional rain on sunday. we will have your full forecast right on the
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live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. extreme cold, sub zero windchills, and the biting cold, ends just in time for snow, ice, rain for the weekend. it is a beautiful forecast. isn't it? >> good morning, everyone, i'm
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jan carabeo. >> i'm jim donovan. first, what you need to know to start your day in the morning minute. >> three teens rob a man at gunpoint, and take off. those three suspects are now in custody. this all happened here in luzerne and lawndale. >> one fired shots at police. >> chaotic scene in bucks county as woman crashes her car into two houses, including her own. >> the united states will retaliate against russia for meddling in the u.s. presidential election. >> we need to takings. and we will. at a time and place of our choosing. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> it is

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