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aim eyes are on capitol hill where james comey is testifying about his meeting with the president. >> some republicans urged president trump not to tweet during the hearing. and, day four for bill cosby trial after seven hours of testimony, from his chief accuser, jurors may hear the comedian's own word. >> as we know bill cosby is not expected to testify, where prosecutors are expect to bring up a damming deposition. >> chipotle restaurant on the main line raided after employees, sell drugs to under cover cops. >> i am in the trying to be a hero. >> risking his life to take down a robber, customer tackles an armed man inside a sicklerville wawa. >> can you feel the anticipation. i can feel, comey in the air
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tonight. oh, lord. >> that is stephen colbert certainly can't wait for comey 's testimony, it is giving him a lot of fodder for his late night show. >> it has. let's send it out to katie. people are watching very closely your forecast, but still very warm. >> i can feel that comes in on that phil collins song. >> here she goes. >> that is one of the best songs from that deck raid, bar none. tell me otherwise. >> i do like that show. >> she's like a frustrated dj. she should have her own radio network. >> okay, i can feel it though. lets take a look outside we have very calm conditions out here, right now, really nice sunrise, underway, that sun at this point of the year coming up, as early as it will come up and we will end up with a few cloud, but all and all, sunshine, comfortable warmth, it is still cool enough that i
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will walk out with the spare layer. it is not much to see out there at the moment, veil of cloud cover down over southern most new jersey and southern delaware, and currently in the mid to lower 50's from wilmington if ale. trenton only 49 degrees. it is quite cool at this hour and through these suburbs even mount pocono thinks where you bottom out, 41 degrees for your early morning low but flirting with 30's. you will need an extra layer. that wind is very calm but stays that way but yeah, is there a chill in the air for sure. later on today we will hit mid 70's. seventy-five is not bad at all , very, very comfortable. it is not what you expect for june 8th. you would be at 81. we are shy of what is seasonal and it will be one of those patterns where we start off, coolest day of the pack and just start to heat up from here, on out, average high 81 through this point and we will well exceed this looking forward in the forecast as early as saturday. we will be above seasonal. even above as early as friday which we will see coming up.
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i'll let you know how long this streak will last us just a little later in the show. >> all right, i love those 90 's as people are loving the 70's that we will see today. so really soak it up, if you can, looking outside, schuylkill moving in the eastbound direction near king of prussia, looking ate and westbound overall we are looking good this morning. we're looking nice out there. ninety-five in the southbound direction toward center city this is what you are looking at there gorgeous shot, nice opened roadways, heading out to i-95, we are still looking good. boulevard at fox street headlights are moving in the southbound direction both southbound and north bound looking good out there as well , we can still have our construction crews this morning, 495 southbound at edgemore road, but this one will start at 7:00 a.m. just at tip of our main hour of our rush through evening rush, pretty much through 7:00 . construction on 422, westbound between route 23 and trooper that right lane, at to second 30:00, and 422 eastbound off ramp to route 23, that is
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closed between 10:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. construction reminder on mass transit cynwyd line, shuttle busing through friday and wilmington newark line that construction coming up in a bit, rahel, back over to you. we are on day four of the sex assault trial of the comedian bill cosby. yesterday his accuser gave her final testimony. >> "eyewitness news" reporter frank does live in norristown to explain what prosecutors are planning for today, good morning, trang do. >> reporter: good morning jim and rahel. bill cosby is not expected to testify but jurors will probably still hear from him because prosecutors are expected to bring up, a dam ming 2005 deposition he gave for constand's lawsuit against him. meanwhile yesterday was dominated by andrea constand's continued testimony. over today two and three of bill cosby's sexual assault trial andrea constand testified for seven hours total. constand alleged cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her inside of his home in january 2004.
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constand's attorney says she held up well to the intense pressure of questioning. >> we are very proud of her because you see how difficult it is, and then sexual assault victims are criticized for not coming forward quickly. >> reporter: cosby's attorney says constand was in the romantic relationship with her client which she denied. defense brought up phone record that constand called cosby 53 times after the alleged attack, constand said she was just doing her job and as manager of temple women's basketball program where cosby was a trustee. outside the courtroom, cosby was animated. our camera caught him react to go a order by sheriff's deputy to report tours turn off their phone. his wife camille has in the been seen in court cosby continues to be sported by his high profile friend including civil rights activist mary francis berry. >> i have known him a long time and he has been in involved in all good causes and he supported me. >> jurors also heard from
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andrea constand's mother, who recount aid conversation where she demand todd know what kind of pills allegedly gave her doubter. much more to come later today. we are live outside montgomery county courthouse i'm trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news", rahel and jim back to you. thanks, trang do. to the nation's capitol former fbi director james come y delivered his widely anticipated testimony to the senate intelligence committee today. committee released comey's opening statement yesterday and in it, he says president trump asked him to let go of the michael flynn investigation. we will have much more at a live report at 6:00. time is 5:36. in business news amazon is trying to figure out how, and why it was knocked off line yesterday. >> and why new jersey woman is taking chipotle to court, money watch's jill wagner joins us live this morning from the new york stock exchange, good morning, jill. >> good morning jim and rahel. futures right now pointing to a flat open, yesterday the dow jones rose 37 points, nasdaq was up 22.
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yahoo shareholders vote on selling the company's internet business to verizon for $4.5 billion. new company would be called, oathes, around a thousand people are expected to lose their jobs if the deal goes through. a new jersey woman is suing chipotle for denying her overtime pay, carmen alvarez claims that she regularly work more than 50 hours a week, but was only paid for 40. she was in the training program to become a manager, but she said she spent most of her time making food and should be entitled to overtime it is unclear what caused amazon to go off line, outage lasted a few hours, message popped up that said something went wrong and some cases users were greeted by different images of dogs. amazon experienced another technical disruption. if amazon goes down we can get a picture of the dog good point. >> i would be so distract by the pictures of the dog that i wouldn't even realize that something was wrong. >> that must have cost them big time though. >> sure. >> they make so much money,
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jim, analyst say that this is probably won't even, put a dent in their bottom line. >> well, good for them. >> good problem to have. >> we will check in with you tomorrow. well in, other news this morning bars and airports in pennsylvania could have casino style gambling if the state senate goes with new legislation passed in the house. >> licensed casinos would be allowed to bring gambling and internet to other locations. thousands of bars and truck stops could operate slot machine style video games and the bill's fate is not clear in the senate but republicans say revenue will help the state's finances. later today pennsylvania lawmakers will unveil proposal to expand the state's hate crime law to include people with mental and physical disability. this move comes after selfies event attacks on disabled people including this man with cerebral palsy who was sucker punched outside a store in west chester last month. earlier this week you may recall this video, surfaced showing a group of four teens attack a mentally challenge man in germantown. police have identified suspects in both of these
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attacks. up next, kevin hart comes back for a book signing next in got to tell you. also we will hear from a pennsylvania world war two veteran who just received his high school diploma, zero seven years late. >> wow. >> and we will tell but a with man's act of kindness that is getting a lot of attention this morning and she's now responding to that attention, responding to that attention, we will be right at ikea, we believe that everything you need responding to that attention, we will be right should be within reach. in an affordable dream kitchen that works as hard as you do. save up to 15% at the ikea kitchen event. enamel is the strong, wof your tooth surface. the thing that's really important to dentists is to make sure that that enamel stays strong and resilient for a lifetime. the more that we can strengthen and re-harden that tooth surface, the whiter their patients' teeth are going to be. dentists are going to really want to recommend the new pronamel strong and bright. it helps to strengthen and re-harden the enamel.
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phillies own kevin hart, back home about his new book. entertainer met with fans yesterday at parkway central library and they got a pre signed copy of his new book titled i can't make up this. life lessons. and, in it he described the hard work, determination that led to his success and many difficult times as well, hart grew up in north philadelphia and attended community college of philadelphia and temple university. his book is on sale right now. i got to tell you country super star keith urban wins big at c and c music award. >> ♪ >> and, urban picked up four award last night including video of the year for, blue age of color. carrie underwood won two award making her the most celebrated act in the history of the cmt award with 17 wins. >> i love both of them, so much. >> yes. >> i watch country music that channel, i think it is cmt on
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the treadmill. >> oh, really. >> my work out. >> yes, there you go. >> all that emotion to get you through. >> yes. >> yes. >> and hey, blood, sweat and tears. >> exactly. >> maybe hit the path and run outside, today. >> yes. >> perfect day to be outside, and enjoying just how comfortable it will be. it business to get really hot, certainly but what a nice start to the day and a beautiful moon shot. if you are just waking up with us this morning right now sun 's already up but we rolled on some video through the overnight of the moon, it is now nearly full. >> a waxing beginbets. >> boy. >> that is odd. >> yes, you'll fine images there but you're about, 90 plus percent illuminated with the moon here this morning, and, now that basically is set we are certainly in the middle of some very bright skies, out there that is where our eyewitness weather watchers come into play, they are up
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and adam this morning with a chill to report. we will start off with a quick view of the pictures, stellar views this morning. take a look at this one nice and bright colors. look at that, it is like a pastel painting, so, so pretty out there we went from the beautiful almost full moon to this and then it is just a beautiful start to the day. lets check back where temperatures are in the mid to upper 40's in a handful of spots, back toward across the delaware river, in new jersey, 48 degrees comes from kenneth, he does solve sunshine to report, virtually no wind just a nice start to the day but walk out with the sweat shirt for sure. here's another really nice view within of my most favorite shots when we have sun coming up with beautiful colors, you can see something out of a very low fog, that settled in on the field, at kutztown area middle school. like a fall morning out there makes you want to tailgate. forty-five is current temperature at kutztown area middle school, cool there too but we are about to heat up.
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looking at storm scan nice wide zoom we have a system working its way northe. as this continues its trek it will bypass us but it will spin back included cover and a shower, come tomorrow from the northern portion of the delaware valley, that might be true on saturday about this is far from the wash out, mostly staying dry. bigger stories we have got some sunshine, we will heat up , look at this a three day stretch to make it a heat wave , that is what we are calling right now, and that will start on sunday. i i forget who was that it san get heat wave was it diana ross. >> i don't think so. >> buehler. >> vandellas. >> martha and vandellas. >> meisha, take ate way. >> yes. once we go down there i have no idea. what i do know is this is absolutely stunning, katie, look at this, this is in delaware county, facing downtown center city. man, it is that beautiful. so if you happen to wake up on
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the wrong side of the bed this will change it, just take a moment and soak that in. it is so nice outside and that will help our commute as well, when we get that sun up, but we have a nice dry roadway and that is what we are seeing so far this morning. this is blue route at baltimore pike, both moving in both directions traffic at posted speeds, in delays, basically anywhere we are looking good anywhere on the blue route, anywhere that we look, another gorgeous, kind of peaceful shot of the ben franklin bridge pushing in the westbound direction, downtown center city. that is what we want to see this morning. we have a car fire out there don't think it is active. it has been there a while. just know it is out there ambler road at church street and then, of course we're talking about reminders and construction for mass transit, cynwyd line shuttle busing, wilmington newark between wilmington and claymont, 20 minute delays in and outbound, star bound service on the weekend. check those schedules on line and construction crew is still out there on route zero seven between new road and 4-mile
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circle. alternate lanes, until 6:00 a.m. we are seeing another 15 minutes and then they should clear out of the way. i will confirm when they do so but cruzs are still out there we have construction on 495 as well, southbound at edgemore road on and off ramps on this particular area will start actually right at the tip of our morning rush, and kind of go on through our evening rush until 7:00 p.m. more coming up in a bit. jim, over to you. >> thanks, meisha. world war two veteran is celebrating his high school graduation more than 70 years after he started his school. nine two-year old elmer shin sky dropped out of his pennsylvania high school in tenth grade to join the army back in 1943. he always wanted to go back but could not swing it. now thanks to operation recognition the school granted elmer his diploma. he said it was a long time coming. >> it is something i never would see. >> he always talk about it and would go back to school but with work he didn't have time to go back to school.
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>> well, elmer says he has pick out a spot to display his difficult prom a good for him. >> indeed. diagnosis of cancer for a two-year old delaware county girl turned into a 10 year journey and hundreds of thousands of dollars raised for childhood cancer. as i learned she says she's not done just yet. >> one of my first memories is in the hospital and watching elmo. >> reporter: for as long as maya rigler can remember cancer and hospital visit has been part of her life. >> doctor felt this lump and said do you know what this is. we were brought in the world of childhood cancer. >> reporter: devastated by inspired by the store i have of alex scott, maya and her family decided to raise money for other children with cancer that would be the beginning of a life long relationship with the alex scott foundation and a life long fight with cancer. >> adults have a bad image of like it is really sad all the time and it is, part of it is, but there is also something else that they have to think about the fight and the hope
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through it, that it is in the just oh, my god cancer that is so sad. you have to think about the will to fight. >> reporter: little maya did fight and she won beating cancer but then several years ago another devastating diagnosis, maya had cancer, again. >> all of a sudden we were back in the world. >> reporter: she pulled through once more and yet again beat cancer. >> hundreds of gifts were pouring in the children's hospital we were getting them here, drive home from the hospital, gifts in the driveway, obviously we were all devastated and trying to find a little bit of joy and as we brought these gifts maya looked at us and said enough. >> i saw these other kid at the hospital who weren't getting as many presents and then they didn't have the luck that i had so we decided to start fund raising again to help other kid like me. >> reporter: maya set a goal of $10,000, perhaps a big goal for a small girl but she exceeded the amount within days so she set another goal, and another, and then another.
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>> at this moment we're at 400,000. >> that is incredible. >> yes. >> it started out as just me trying to, you know, raise some money and trying to make a difference but it ended up being so much more then we ever thought it would be. >> people are just kind of spreading it. >> maya is alex larger single fundraiser, she and her family are proud have that but it is not just about the money raised but what she has learned and what she hopes, others have learned from her. >> i have had different experiences then all my friend , these experiences helped shape me into a better person. some good came out of that. >> she taught us incredible lessons and she is still my 12 year-old preteen but she has taken the lessons from cancer the hardest thing that anyone can get through and she has learned to make life better for herself and other people. we can't ask for more than that. >> special little girl this weekend maya will be
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celebrating, it is expected to be a big celebration. this is closure after her illness. as you might imagine she beat cancer a second time and she still plans to keep on, going, way to go. just about 10 minutes we are kicking off our 11th annual alex scott a stand for hope tell-a-thon all day licensing we are raising money for childhood cancer. alex scott dreamed of the day where none of the friend had to fight cancer and even though alex who her own battle we are joining her family and friend and keeping her friend alive, phone lines opened up at 6:00 a.m. >> few minutes to go. >> yes. with whole new meaning to playing with your food, see some of the works of art made out of fruit, coming up next. also this young man forgot to bring his recorder to the concert new didn't stop him from playing, we will hear from that student when we come back
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you knew when you cast it they'd lock you up. but that didn't stop you. you traveled far and wide, and others followed.
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mothers, daughters, sisters, lions. and because together you roared so loud, i know my voice matters today. this summer, come celebrate new york state's equal rights history. download our guide to plan your trip. kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever. in a school recital. >> he was supposed to play recorder with the rest of his class but he recently lost his so what did dough? he played, the air recorder. the boy loves playing music and wanted to take part so his teacher let him perform without his instrument. he helped out his fellow classmates on stage. take a listen.
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>> i really knew this thing and other people, who did have their recorders didn't know what to do, so i was showing them what to do with the finger. >> and as soon as he reached 1 million, i said why, that was my question like why. >> so he was conducting as well. video getting a lot of attention on line. it has been seen millions of times on instagram and twitter >> cute kid. >> i don't think you need the instrument as long as your mind is there. >> meisha and sing but we sing for real. >> true. >> katie and i know. >> performance quality. >> well all artists search for instance celebration anywhere they can find it. >> graphic designer from the netherland has discovered his. stephen brush is a full-time banana artist. since discovering this while at work one day he sketches it out, uses a ballpoint pen, cuts away excess and through have it, brush, says social media is eating it up.
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>> well works man's act of kindness after a, cubs game is getting a lot of attention on line this morning as well. >> casey spellman spotted a blind man trying to hail a cab at wrigley field over the weekend but he was having a hard time. people were in front of him so cabdrivers could not see he was calling for a taxi so she helped out. >> i just said hi, you know, are you trying to get a cab. he said yes. i said would you like some help. he said, that would be great. i said give me a hug and gave him a big hug and said god bless you and have a great night. i said thank you, to. >> man noticed a snapped these pictures. powe tested to give her a shout out, he says she can tell she didn't do it for attention but puredn with love to meet him again. >> great story. >> absolutely. coming up next on "eyewitness news" our phone lines where to open for alex scott a stand for hope tell -a-thon. >> plus good samaritan who just went inside a local wawa to get coffee and left a hero,
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see how he took a robber down. michelle obama reveals a big secret about president obama's fashion choices at big event, coming up
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well, all eyes are on capitol hill as former fbi director james comey prepares to testify about his one on one conversations with
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president trump. it is his first public remarks since he was abruptly fired last month, we're live with the preview of his explosive testimony. and it is day four of the bill cosby sexual assault trial find out what was said as andrea constand wrapped up her testimony and look at what we can expect today. and phone lines have just opened, for our 11th annual alex scott a stand for hope tell-a-thon these lovely people are waiting to take your kail. phone phone 844-977-cbs-3. we will show you how your donation helps fight childhood cancer. it is first, june 8th. i'm jim donovan. aim rahel solomon. we are all deck out in blue, yellow in honor of alex. >> absolutely we are. it will be a beautiful day and beautiful day outside too, construction crews moving out of our way now. we will start off with car fires but they have moved out of the way and now it is easy. i would say have your sunglasses for sure. never a

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