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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. well, what starts as a traffic stop ends with a deadly shooting involving a philadelphia police officer. we'll tell you why the police commissioner says he has concerns over the investigation. >> the jury in the bill cosby trial hears from the comedian. but he's not taking the stands. what the panel is expected to hear today. >> and a surprise in the british elections. why there is now pressure on the prime minister to step down. >> well today is friday june 9. good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. good morning. >> good morning, so my alarm went off this morning, guys, oh, and then right away, i thought friday. jumped out of bed. been good ever since. good morning, we know it is early, a lot of construction
to talk about. but getting kinds of used to there is the weather i hear. >> looking amazing, today should be real nice day. off to little cool start granted but really great night just waking up with us, maybe had your window crack overthrew the overnight, really comfortable sleeping weather if you had the window crack open it felt comfortable when low humidity. but storm scan is nice and tranquil. little vale of clouds working it way through part of delaware, out towards the west most counties, but we will eventually warm up in a very big way from these values. now, we still have about an hour before the sun does come up. temperatures likely still fall few more degrees, but once the sun comes up, looking ahead to beautiful sunrise, and a really nice afternoon. forty-nine in palmyra currently, yes, chilly, folks, quakertown only at 45 degrees, but time, we heat up in a very efficient way. look at this, by 3:00 p.m., in the sunshine, 83 degrees. just beautiful. finally feeling like summer, and even that, meisha, is a
smidge above average. so, let the heating begin, right? >> yes, almost perfect, i mean, for a lot of people that would feel perfect. all right, katie, thank you so much. that's what we want to hear on an early friday morning, looking outside dealing with the construction on the vine, so you can see the westbound and eastbound side still closed, usually crews moving out of the way closer to the 5:00 hour if not right at the 5:00 hour of course monitoring that, see when they move out of the way. burlington bristol bridge scheduled to open right about now. should be lifting. you can see clear shot letting us know it is really nice outside. blue route, construction northbound between norristown, mid-county, e-zpass express lanes closed at mid-county. getting used to the construction, i'll let you know when they clear out. and then some construction northeast construction between mid-county and lansdale, a lot more to come in about ten minute from the traffic department. rahel, back over to you. >> thank you, supposed to be just a warning, but traffic stop in north philadelphia ends in gunfire with the
suspect dead and the police officer taken off the streets. trang do live at the scene in feltonville, where investigators have a lot to sort out this morning. good morning, trang. >> well, good morning, jim, rahel. right now police have not yet released the name of the man killed, nor the police officer involved. that officer on administrative duty. they look into what commissioner ross is calling tragic loss of life. tensions ran high as family and friends after man shot and killed by a police officer gathered at the scene of the shooting near the intersection of whitaker and hunting park avenues. police commissioner richard ross says about 6:40 thursday night, 15th district officer was taking witnesses to the special victims unit when he saw a man on dirt bike riding irradically, then pulled the man over. >> the male starts to walk away from him. the officer in close proximity, he grabs toward his waist, feels a gun, and the
male's waist band, he presses again the gun, immediately draws his service weapon and tells that male not to pull t and he orders him not to pull it several times. >> witness says the man did not comply. >> according to the witness, that the officer told him don't pull it out. don't pull it out, because the officer clearly feel it is a gun, and it is a gun. and according to the witness the male did in fact break away from the officer and pull it out. and the officer immediately discharged. >> police say the officer continued to fire as the man ran away. hitting him at least once, possibly twice. he was pronounced dead at temple hospital short time later. woman who identified the man's grandmother was stunned. >> he didn't bother nobody. he didn't bother nobody. >> surveillance cameras on nearby bar captured part of it on camera as the man tried to run away. ross said what he saw was definitely concerning. >> being very candid, there is some video footage that shows
some things that gives us cause. right now we have a lot of work to do. >> now, police say they did recover the man's handgun here at the scene. right now, investigators are still looking for additional surveillance video to help them piece this altogether. also encourage any witness that is do have been driving in this area, the hunting park and whitaker avenues, to contact them with information. but for now, live in feltonville, trang do, cbs-3, "eyewitness news," jim, rahel, back to you. >> thank you, trang. >> and staying now in north philadelphia, a man? critical condition this morning after fight ends in gunfire. >> chopper three was over the scene at 25th and lehigh avenue last night. it all started inside a corner take out store, just before 11:00. police say a group of people were arguing, when it turned violent. a fistfight broke out. spilling into the street. that's when someone pulled out a gun, and shot the 18 year old victim in the head. >> there was about seven or eight people inside the store, at the time, most of them were young adults, some male, some
female. you could clearly see them involved in a fight. but we don't know what the motive for the fight is at this time. >> now, detective are now checking surveillance cameras inside, and outside of that store. >> now, "eyewitness news" exclusive. the pennsylvania attorney general's office is investigating a bank fraud scheme. a wells fargo bank employee is facing charges for alleged identity theft and bank fraud. that employee is identified as asane denise east, employee of the wells fargo on adams avenue in philadelphia. she allegedly engaged in the scheme with other, depositing fraudulent checks, then withdrawing money. authority are searching for more suspect. >> philadelphia police are investigating the reported sexual assault of 16 yea 16 yead girl. she told police she was abducted before 7:00 last night at orthodox street and trenton avenue in frankford. the girl told officers that three men wearing ski masks forced her into a vehicle and sexually assaulted her, and then abandoned property, she
said she was able to escape and run to relative's home. so far, no arrest haves been made. >> it is day five of the bill cosby sexual assault trial. and today the prosecution will read more in cosby's deposition more than decade old. excerpts are expected to include an exchange where cosby acknowledges using quaaludes in his pursuit of women for sex. yesterday they red portions of the deposition where he admits giving pills to andrea constand and then fondling her. >> he has a pattern of behavior that is consistent throughout all of the 60 women. >> came here to hear it for myself, before anybody spins it, before anybody says anything else, i'm in the courtroom. nobody was there to see any of this happen. so it is all hearsay. >> cosby of course is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting constand at his montgomery county home at his home in january of 2004. he says the encounter was
concentual. >> former fbi director james comey says the russia investigation cost him his job. comey testified before the senate intelligence committee, told lawmakers the president pressured him to close an investigation into fired national security advisor michael flynn. then launch the campaign of lies to discredit him. >> i was fired in some way to change or the endeavor was to change the way the russia investigation was being conducted. that is a very big deal. the administration then chose to defame me and more importantly the fbi. those were lies, plane and simple. >> i gather from all of this that you're willing to say now that while you were director the president of the united state was not under investigation, is that a fair statement? >> that's correct. >> now, president trump's personal attorney, says the president feels vindicated by comey's testimony. >> mr. comey's testimony also makes clear that the president
never sought to impede the investigation into attempted russian interferance in the 2016 election. >> he says the president is now moving forward. >> overseas prime minister says she has no intention to resign following her party's stunning defeat yesterday. theresa may called the snap election in an effort to strengthen her position in brexit negotiations, but the move backfired after the party lost in the parliament. the minority government will have to row lion the support of smaller party to pass legislation. >> and japan's parliament has passed historic law allowing emporer to advocate. the 83 year old emporer will become the first monarch to resign in 200 years, under the law just passed the ad vocation must take place within three years. his son next in line to defend the thrown. >> much more to cover on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning, new political battle in new jersey state house. why renovations have sparked a
>> a church bus caring dozen of high school student inch and their parent overturned near atlanta. shows the bus on it roof, with another car underneath it, authority say that bus headed to the atlanta airport when it collided with another car. it is still unclear what caused that crash. >> arson arrest following house fire. flames engulfed the house on stevens road in morrisville. prosecutors charged abraham, as he used illegal fireworks, the homeowner did escape. >> the renovation. new jersey state house is set off a political fight in trenton more than just
lawmakers caught up in the tug of war over the plan. visiting student found many windows, the renovations on hold because several law makers have sued government nor christie's offices concerned state agencies sold bonds to finance the project without voter or legislative approval. a court hearing scheduled for june 14th. >> your generosity has set new record for alex scott stand for hope. >> yesterday at the cbs studios, volunteers manned the phones, taking in the donation during the annual telethon, defending alex's lemonade stands foundation, for 14 hours, so many did so much in the fight against childhood cancer. big thanks to partners and of you course, grand total this year, $6,545,474. couldn't have done it without you. >> and every dollar matters. >> exactly. >> really does. >> so time 4:43,. >> katie here with another check of the forecast, katie, you are appropriately dressed
today, wearing yellow, the sun coming out. >> i wanted to keep the vibes going from yesterday too. we like to coordinate. you know what, i'll just break it out. why not? and you're right, it goes with the forecast, we'll see lot of sunshine in the next couple of days. let's talk records, since you have heard the rumbling of some 90s in the forecast, yes, we come close to record highs. the number to beat for sunday through tuesday, is 95 degrees, each of those days. that's the daily record set in different years but still the number to beat all three days, but we'll come within couple of degrees of that forecast, of the record high for the couple of days here, so definitely very steamy. looking at storm scan at this wide zoom. we had storm system bypassing us to the east here yesterday. that is still out there. sitting back a little bit of cloud cover, little moisture, specially through up-state new york but we expect to say mainly dry today. the further north you go you may end up with spotty shower
or thunderstorm today. but all-in-all looking like great forecast specially today with the humidity levels, not too bad. even though we hit 83 you really aren't going to notice the feeling too steamy out there just yet, but moving forward, it is about to get that way. take a look, not just hot and humid but hazy as well as we flirt with records for three straight days, sunday through tuesday would make it the official heatwave, but stays very warm as well. tomorrow and on wednesday and thursday, too, meisha. >> katie look at. that will katie by the way look kind of the same. know is so coordinated. happy friday. yes. we are talking about the sun and we are getting excited. but first we have to conquer some construction this morning, burlington bristol bridge by the way went up and now back down. the burlington bristol bridge big thunks p up. then the blue route northbound. blue route northbound something we've been taking about for little while.
e-zpass express lanes closed, and we'll let you know when crews move out of the way. overnight construction on the vine, another area used to this, flashing light out there, westbound, eastbound, still closed, i'll let you know when crews are moving out of the way, looks like they might be picking up the westbound side. construction northeast extension between mid count end i and lansdale, two right lanes blocked there, accident 422 westbound off ramp, not going to slow you down, you might start to get some breaks going on by t we'll keep an eye on the censor, 55 miles per hour, we'll let you know as soon as that clears as well. jan, back over to you. >> still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, got a hyundai. you may have a problem prompting the car maker to make a recall. >> and pioneer in the skies makes it final flight. how he made history when "eyewitness news" continues.
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>> now, southwest airlines very first african-american pilot is retiring and he got quite the send-off. >> lewis lou freeman celebrated by family and friend, as he prepared to take one final flight, southwest hired freeman right out of the air force in 1908 and climbed the range of chief pilot. another first for american airline. >> you guys cheered me up. hopefully i set a good foundation. i set a good example. and it is not hard to do. you got have your heart into it. >> dallas, that flight with chicago bound of course landed safely and the celebrations continued in that city. time 4:49. time for check on business news. >> hena daniels joins us live this morning, good morning, hena, so some surprising results, and the british
election are having an effect on the stock market. what can you tell us about that? >> that is absolutely right, around the world, good morning, it sent the british pound into a skid. the pound lost close to 2% before a slight recovery. its biggest daily drop since january. british stocks also down yesterday, a mid questions on how britain will go forward with it plan to leave the european union. stocks today, however, opened a little bit higher. >> so i understand we have some tours talk about? >> i feel like every time i talk to you guys, new recall. hyundai recalling almost 600,000 vehicles in the u.s.,, to fix, larger, covers more than 437,000 sante fe and sante fe sport suv's. from 2013 to 2017. so very recent. the second recall of 161,000 cars involves parking brake light problems in genesis, and
sonata mod fells 2015 to 2016. so, definitely call your hyundai dealers if you have one of these cars. >> okay. >> never want to hear those two words together, car and recall. hena, thank you, see you in the next hour. >> coming up after the break, another check on traffic. >> plus, music with a message, the philadelphia boys choir is ready to hit the stage. katie? >> we are looking ahead my friends to very substantial warming trend in the days ahead. several records are at least in jeopardy. we'll let you know which day ends up being the hot necessary our seven day right
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it is very bright outside, even despite no sun. just yet. but the light of day is starting to be at least somewhat present, especially near the shore points, starting to see little light of day pop over the horizon, no sun yet, but give it time. and about oh, 35 minute or so, we will see the sunrise, what a sunrise i think it will be here. as we overlook at least part of the midwest and most of the northeast, we have a storm system pulling away, another front going to be eventually advancing, and that could help trigger few showers tomorrow morning, especially north of the city. but man this is looking like great beach weather. not just sunshine. so the water little cool. but you have very warm conditions on, up to 79 degrees, that uv index as you might imagine awfully high. take care. and latter up, and also, make sure, if you do take a dip you're doing so near the lifeguards, rip countries social security moderate. i want you to do that anyway even low risk you always want to swim near where someone is watching and making sure you'll stay safe.
look how hot it is about to get, your philly highs, right? in the low 90s, low to mid 90s, sunday right through tuesday, all three of the days at least flirt with record territory, but we're back to the summer like conditions, and this will last us well into the seven day, mid 80s continue wednesday, thursday, but as early as tuesday late in the day, meisha, our next shot for any substantial showers or thunderstorms from another front that arrives. but you have nice window of time to enjoy before that happens. >> great advice about being in the water, because temps, a lot of people will be out there. >> jumping in. >> absolutely. okay, katie, thank you so much. i'm excited about the heat. i'm sure you all are, as well. looking outside waiting for the sun to come out. while we wait few things to talk about such as the burlington bristol bridge. they have test openings, one, up and back down, other one scheduled to go upright around now. twenty-first or maybe even back down scheduled to go up the 21st at 4:45, little past that now, then the thirds one shrouding following suit.
heads up burlington bristol bridge, vine closed overnight, westbound side now open, eastbound side, following suit, shortly. and also, some construction here, blue route northbound between norristown and mid-county. e-zpass express lanes closed at mid-county, hopefully cheering out of the way as well do. have couple every accident, 422 westbound, off ramp to limerick, plus princeton, new jersey, take a look at this, route one northbound closed at ridge road. all lanes are blocked right now, so you will have to use the alternate, new jersey turnpike or route 130, then talking more about 206 coming up in the next ten minutes jim and rahel, back to you. >> stay updated on our sister station "kyw news radio" 1060, also philadelphia city council votes on largely symbolic resolution, state text tax under consideration. new jersey road crews stimulate an emergency that would involve evacuation of shore communities, and free cat and dog adoptions as it
reaches capacity. check in two, three, four times a day, "kyw news radio" 1060 on your a.m. dial. celebration of freedom. >> the philadelphia boys choir and chorale are rehearsing for their annual concert. held audience explore the meaning of freedom and the common ground shared by us all. new piece by ought over james mcbride, the central highlight of the show. the concert is sunday afternoon at 4:00 at the kimmel center. >> sound good. coming you up, deadly police involved shooting in north philadelphia. next, why the commissioner says there are some concerns in the investigation. >> also, this morning, we now know when jared kushner may meted with federal investigators looking into the russian election hacking. >> and celebrating summer fest this morning in wilmington. with a look inside the grand opera house. we are back at the top of the hour. stay with us.
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>> a grandmother's anguish this morning, a family demanding answers after a man is shot and killed by a philadelphia police officer. we'll tell you how a routine stop ended in gunfire. >> also this morning, man is fighting for his life after being shot in the head-on the street. what happened before the gunfire, and the clue police hope leads them to their suspect. >> we are celebrating summer fest today in the first state drone watch three over preparations for wilmington's greek festival. jan carabeo will take us behind the scenes of the grand opera house, as well. >> today is friday, june 9th, good morning, i'm jim