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live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. well, a man is sitting in his basement when an s.u.v. suddenly crashes through the wall of his philadelphia home overnight. we'll tell you where it happened and about the injuries that man suffered. the philadelphia fire department is discussing the results of an internal review today watch federal investigators say is to blame in the death of lieutenant joyce craig in 2014. and it is time to pay up tax day is here. we'll tell you five things you can do if you're filing taxes today to make sure you check to uncle sam without a problem. >> i'm jim donovan. >> i'm sullivan, rahel solomon. >> katie, good to have you back, meisha, always good to see you. >> welcome back, so looking outside, actually, we have
quite a few things going on. couple of accidents overturned tractor trail, bun of of construction, guardrail lighting, a bunch of stuff. >> thankfully no weather-related issues. looking like pretty quiet start to the day. we've had clouds rolling through, a will the chillier despite the blanket of cloud cover. temperatures generally ten to 15 degrees colder compared to this same time yesterday. looking to storm scan, yes, do you have couple of clouds, at least dry, no residual showers at all at this point. and things are going to clear out nicely as the day progresses but here you go. look at this. up in mount pocono area almost 20 degrees colder that n this same time yesterday. here in philly, at least this observations, it is the least different, i guess could you say shear, but definitely noticeably cooler out there. actually did break out my winter coat this morning. so depends where you are, just how cool it will be at the onset, at the airport anyway, it is technically still pretty mild. these values are going to drop off pretty readily now that the skies are clearing out even more so.
50 degrees temperature currently in atlantic city, only in the 30's in the poconos. don't do too much more than the mid 60s in terms every daytime highs today. leveling off with the values on the thermometer as the day goes on, but time everyone brightens up nicely for more and more sunshine. actually ended up meisha with beautiful afternoon yesterday. despite the start of the day with the clouds and the rain. today it is nothing but dry weather and very pleasant weather that the. >> good. even though we have the 60s, not the 70s, still dry. we'll take it. absolutely, thank you so much. looking outside, like i said, sitting up at the desk, weaver a lot of stuff going on. overturned tractor trailer in bordentown new jersey, new jersey turnpike northbound past route 206. right now just the right lane blocked. right now that's what we're dealing with. heads up if you are just moving out to the area even though it is still earl at this could pose problem for us. we have construction route one northbound oxford valley all lanes blocked. you have to exit off oxford valley and re-enter on oxford valley there. construction 95 both directions north and south
between the blue route and 320, right lane is block there. then also dealing with some guardrail repairs on the blue route northbound near broomall, left lane blocked there. now we are talking about couple of other accidents going on, one in norristown, one in maine street, fourth street, 40-foot road, sumneytown pike, heads up on, that plus the platt bridge, lighting crew blocking the left rain. a lot more to talk about if you can believe that coming up in the next ten minutes, rahel, over to you. >> meisha, thank you. new this morning, man being treated for minor injuries his suv crashed into the home on of oakmont street in holmesburg. investigators say the man in the basement suffered cuts to his face. the driver remains on the scene. so far police made no arrests. >> the philadelphia fire department will reveal mindings from its internal review today explaining what led to the death of one of their own. lieutenant joyce craig died battling west oaklane house fire in december of 2014. new federal report just released says the intense heat burned through craig's
breathing equipment. officials also found fault with how craig's colleagues responded to her seven emergency distress signals, the fire department has since made some changes. they say breathing equipment has been updated. battalion chief also now stationed dispatch sent tears improve communication and the role of safety officers have been created. >> widow of direction wear correctional officers and other hostages held during uprising will review details of federal lawsuit. steven floyd killed during inmate take over at the vaughn correctional center smear smyrna. three maintenance workers hid in the basement, and last friday a vaughn correctional officer was assaulted after another officer told inmates to stop violating the no talking rule during dinner. there were no injuries in that case. well, happening today, sentencing for the montgomery county man convicted in the shooting death after fellow church member. mark storm was convict of voluntary manslaughter and
wreckless endangerment in the shooting death of 27 year old robert braxton. storm shot and killed braxton, in april 2016 inside the keystone fellowship church in montgomery township after a fight. storm's claimed the shooting was a kates of self-defense. but a jury disagreed. also today, jury selection begins for the trial of 23 year old david creato, prosecutors say creato killed his three year old son, brendan, in october 2015 then reported him missing, the jury expected to visit the spot where little brendan's body was discovered in cooper river spot. >> ohio, community holds a vigil to remember the victim of so-called facebook killer. >> ♪ >> dozens turned out for a vigil at the spot where robert goodwyn senior was gunned down on sunday out checking cans after speeding easter with his family, balloons and stuffed
animals mark the spot where his livened dollars. >> you already took one life, you done took our family, you done turned it upside down. and you need to turn yourself in. nobody else need to get hurt. >> according to goodwyn's family he leaves behind nine children, 14 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren. >> and reward now stand at $50,000 for tips that lead to the arrest of the suspect. stiviano ends, nationwide manhunt underway, and even caused commotion yesterday here in philadelphia. authority received reports he may have been spotted in fairmount park prompting 30 schools to lockdown. >> we're still employing steve to turn himself in. definitely to contact the relative or friend, because there are a lot of folks throughout that want to talk to him, want to get this resolved, peacefully. >> and the fbi did release this wanted poster help find stevens. they say he should be considered armed and very dangerous and could be driving a white ford fusion with ohio
tags. >> in other news this morning, investigation is underway after a construction work finds burned body inside shuttered restaurant in northeast philadelphia. contractors made the disturbing discovery yesterday afternoon around 2:30 at old sushi restaurant. the sushi kingdom on the 400 block of franklin mills circumstance hell been boarded up for some time. investigators say the owner hadn't been to the property since january. it is unclear how long the body was in that building. >> well, dover man faces drug charges this morning after authorities found thousands of bags of heroin in his car. this is deaf ron powell, police pulled him over monday morning for routine traffic stop. when officers searched powell's car they found more than 5,000 bags of heroin just over gram of marijuana and a thousand dollars in cash. >> well, as we've been reminding you, today is deadline to file your income tax returns. to make sure it meets the deadline us postal service reminds to you send it early, little late now, if the package ways more than 13-ounce it is does have to go to post office clerk to comply
with faa regulations, be sure there is enough postage to get it there. tax agent cyst won't pay the post and due v your return address on the envelope or it won't get thereon time, use certified mail to make sure it goss there. >> seeking to become the next district attorney, plan to gather at forum tonight at 65:00 arch street united church. last night the seven democrats, one republican running for da squared at candidate's forum at drexel university. attorney tom kline who moderated the debate says the city top prosecutor must have the highest standards. >> it could not be more important that this stage of the life of our city for the person who becomes the district attorney to be someone of complete and total integrity and someone who can be trusted by every segment of the public. >> and philadelphia current district attorney seth williams has been indicted on bribery and corruption charges. he has pleaded not guilty. >> well, coming up: southwest
airlines flight gets delayed for hours because the co-pilot didn't clear the security check. >> one thing tsa officers found in his carry on bag that got him arrested and into legal trouble. >> man makes disturbing discovery in a duck pond. the startling thing he saw in the water while he was out on a walk. vanessa: i got hurt and by theout, i was addicted.. it happened so fast. i ended up on the streets, where the drugs are cheaper and easier to get. i was a full blown heroin addict, selling my soul to get high. when i realized i needed help i didn't know where to go. but i got help and you can too. you're not alone. help is within reach. this is governor chris christie. call 844 reach nj or visit reachnj.gov.
>> back on "eyewitness news," arkansas death row inmate still alive, supposed to be excused overnight, but u.s. supreme court ruling kept stay of execution in place. that stay was issued by an arkansas state court. if the execution had moved forward it, would have been the first in arkansas since 2005. the state is trying to put eight inmate to death over 11 days. that is because its supply of one of the three lethal injection drugs is set to expire soon. the drug is connected to botched executions in four state. the governor of arkansas said in a statement overnight the justice has been delayed again and that the state will continue to fight.
>> a co-pilot for southwest airline arrested in new york for caring a loaded gun in his carry on bag. tsa made the discovery yesterday morning at albany international airport. when the x-ray machine at the check point detected a gun. arrested pilot on weapons charge, it delayed the flight for about four hours. >> virginia school district reviewing its security policies after student attack several other classmates with a stun gun. police say the student got the stun gun through metal detectors at thomas jefferson high school monday morning. one of the student says the detectors were not being monitored at the time. female student made threats on facebook sunday night. >> father makes exotic discovery at a park outside of last vegas? looks like duck pound has unwelcome visitors. take a look at the razor sharp teeth. steven simms says he first spot add piranha in the water only to find another dead one on the sidewalk. one wildlife expert says it is not uncommon for these
creatures like these sharp tooth fish to end up in ponds, like this one. >> people will buy some strange things for pets, strange animals for pets, and a lot of times they're illegal. but what happens when they get something like this, it happens to have teeth, after a while, they get a little concerned about that, so they dump them in the nearest pond. >> piranha's are illegal to own in nevada. experts say dumping un want add car yum pets can negatively impact the water system's native species. >> time 4:43, tate katie here with another check on your forecast. >> katie little lane yesterday morning, hopefully clearer skies today? >> little cloud deck, still working it way out of here, more than anything, high pressure still in place. it will keep control of the weather for another day. pretty typical day, mid 60s, sunshine, very nice weather. so, pleasant spring weather for you to enjoy for yet another day. now moving forward, things do begin to shift.
we actually have what looks to be somewhat of a showery stretch. i don't think any day is a wash out. but there is a larger storm system that's going to eventually be moving eastbound and have some heavy thunderstorms in the dakotas, minnesota, part of the next system that is headed our way. with time, we will see some showers picking up here as early as wednesday, then specially into the tail end of the week. so jump you to future weather to 4:00 p.m. today. reason being, we don't have much to look at up until that point, even the rest of tonight, things looking very clear. nothing but sunshine to enjoy. then start to see the clouds rebuilding here. call p martially sunny for the most part tomorrow. granted moisture that tries to lift n but guys, i think you will get away without the umbrella tomorrow. there will be a shower around, that's it, so wednesday, not a huge deal with any wet weather. looks like the showers will become little more numerous wednesday, bulk of the moisture pent up off to the north and west, by friday, fresh round of showers that move in again larger storm system that will be headed
through. fifty-seven is the current temperature, definately cooler by comparison, but off to pretty comfortable start in the city -- city. down to the 40's quakertown, definitely want to have jacket when you walk out the door. the seven day forecast does stand to rebound nicely here on the thermometer, wrapping up the work week with highs into the upper 70s, also couple of showers around, the weekend at this point looking pretty good, again, somewhat of a showery stretch, no day a wash out right now, saturday though looks very pleasant. meisha? >> sure does. katie, thank you so much for that. good morning, everyone, well, a happy tuesday to you. starting offer little busy in the world of travel. let's get right into it. overturned tractor-trailer here chesterfield township new jersey, new jersey turnpike northbound past route 206, right lane blocked right now, that's the only lane that's seemingly blocked right now. see if it holds that way, heads up. might want to give yourself couple of extra minute. construction route one northbound oxford valley all lanes blocked, so you have to
exit off oxford valley, re-enter on oxford valley. guard repairs, near bloom all, left lane blocked there. that's one of the things where, because it is so dark out, there won't be the congestion levels that trip you up. it will be how dark it is with the cones in the roadway. heads up on that. two accident here, one norristown main street at ford street, one in sculpts ville, 40-foot road, sumneytown pike, heads up, two out there right now not causing any congestion slow downs but would moving into the 5:00 hour. then near mid-span, what's going on, lighting crew out there blocking left lane. guess what? a lot more to talk about when we come back in a little bit. jim, back over to you. >> thank you, meisha. if you have been trying to get your foot in the door after company and start your career, now is the chance, head over to coast-to-coast career fair running 11:00 a.m. to two many p.m. at the crown plaza we're toll more than 20 employers will be there. job seekers are encourage "today show" up early and bring at least 40 copies of their resume.
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the carrier needs to do better job serving its customers. jim, rahel? >> jill, i understanded netflix is closing in on major milestone? >> that's right. netflix will likely cross the 100 million member mark. they think this weekend. but believe it or not growth in the last quarter was pretty disappointing. netflix only added about 5 million new users. analysts are saying this is because netflix didn't have any huge hit in the last quarter like a stranger things, looking ahead netflix does plan to spend more money on original content. >> jim, rahel? >> i'm still waiting for netflix. >> was going to say still waiting for orange is the new black. >> hey. >> house of cards, what? >> english cottages i watched, half hour special. >> okay. >> i fell asleep. so i mean it did what it was supposed to do. >> all right, jill, thank you. >> well, we have a sunny day in store for us today.
>> katie, how warm do you think it will feel? >> i think it will feel like it should for mid april standards, mid 60s in the forecast for us today with the sunshine, the problem is if you like the sun it, doesn't necessarily last for very long. we've got little bit of showery stretch to tell you about here in the seven day forecast. just sit tight. we'll get to the full seven day right after ♪
>> welcome back, we overlook the vine street expressway in the distance, from central parkway library camera. things looking pretty quiet out there. it generally looks clear. technically little bit of vale of cloud cover, little cloud deck actually moving out right now, though, so, even though it is already cooler, by comparison, than it was this same time yesterday, you are actually going to see the temperatures drop off a lot more readily where the skies have cleared out. so with that said, the temperatures are generally going to be bottoming out to the 40's, but i know many of
you are curious what will happen with these rain chances the next too days, i don't foresee any wash outs coming up here. but, some april showers certainly. tomorrow looks like the driest of these next few. an isolated shower, that's it, and it mainly would come in the second half of the day. thursday maybe a few more speckles across the area radar with some scattered showers, very likely thunderstorm in spot, then the best chance to see thunderstorm actually comes friday. because we see not only showers along the cold front crossing through, but certainly a lit bit of convective up lift to help that along. in short, a little bit of wet weather for the next couple of days, not today, though, today promises to be bright, sunny and seasonable, and very comfortable, also, a very good hair day, i might add. meisha, you are looking loverly today. >> well, katie, your hair always looks perfect. for me, if you saw when i woke up. >> it is the hair spray. it does the job. >> ya, right. katie, thank you so much. good morning, everyone, so i was up at the desk talking about how busy it is in the world of travel already this
morning. that's casino whatever we're seeing right now. let's get into it. chesterfield township new jersey, new jersey turnpike northbound, past route 206, right lane blocked. right lane right now but can still slow you down, still very dark out there. approach the 5:00 it will get busier. heads up for those of you around that area, taking the turnpike any time soon. then we have couple of accident here, one norristown main street at ford street, another one in cull bees ville, sumneytown pike. heads up. one of those things because it is so dark out there it can still pose problems for us even though congestion levels maybe aren't there. a lot more to talk about in the world of construction, talking about this coming up in ten minutes, jim, over to you. >> coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news," we ' live with the latest on the search for the facebook killer, plus hear newly-released 911 calls from sunday. >> also ahead cents the nfl draft is a little more than a week away as the stage comes together, we'll have a look at the impact the draft is expected to have on this. >> and carson wentz talking about his love for
>> this is what we would consider a national search. >> and that search briefly led to our area yesterday. we'll have update on the hunt for stiviano ends, plus, we'll hear from family member every his victims who attended a community vigil last night. >> and new this morning, an s.u.v. crashes into a house in northeast philly. the driver is okay. but the home owner is in the hospital. we'll update you on his injuries. and here's a live look at center city from our cbs-3 studios, chilly start to the day, but temperatures expected to warm up. katie is here to tell us when it will be in the 70s, yes, the 70s this week. >> today is tuesday, april 18th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. are you excited? >> i am.
>> we all are. katie and meisha keeping an eye on things. >> that wander woman bracelet on. >> i do. i think it is broke em. my super powers aren't activating because in the world of travel this morning, nothing but havoc so far. we have overturned tractor-trailer, accident out, there construction, lighting crews the whole bit. >> at least the weather is quiet. that's helpful. i think sun glare could become an issue specially for folks in the northwest suburbs, once the sun does rise later this morning, but generally speaking really looking at very quiet weather today. nice low humidity. cloud deck that had been out there moving out to our southeast at this point, wind flow also beginning to shift more northeast err at thely with time here. again, the went flow, not so much the actual wind picking up, that is going to be changing out there. but, even despite more after on shore flow, we are going to end one more sun than anything. that's going to keep things have, very pleasant for your mid-april day here. so feeling like it should, in short, high pressure is to thank for it.