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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 donovan.
>> i'm rahel solomon. katie and meisha keeping an eye on things this morning. >> good morning, happy friday. you nailed it. friyay! >> we are so excited, on a friday. >> well, good morning, so, yell, we do have couple of accidents, lot of construction to talk about, really, the accidents i want to get to. >> and i think sun glare becomes a problem, looking ahead to great weather, i'm sure so many folks that are sinking on the way it cape may, driving down the a.c. expressway in the next couple of hours, if you are lucky enough to get an early start to that drive. what a beautiful view already. little light of day. the sun not technically up yet, about a half hour, once it does rise it will look beautiful. already cut town, all the way back to berks county, finding some really pretty colors through and across the sky this morning, i just love this shot.
i can't say it enough. with the silo in the distance, serenity now. 46 degrees, virtually no winds to speak of. storm scan, all quiet. all clear. say for little vale of clouds. don't expect much more than that throughout the day. it is mainly sunny, and also warming up. we're off to chilly start though folks. the winds is very light. but i walk out the door specially in the more remote suburbs with a extra layer, you're again flirting with the 30's this morning, up in the poconos, may not actually drop that low but cool, you know, as the day goes ongoing to efficiently warm things up. that's you will to -- up to 83 , so here we go. let the warming games begin. >> i'm liking those games, thanks, katie. yes, beautiful day. what it does, it usually helps our morning commute. but with that being said, still very early. seeing some problem spots out there which i'm not quite sure why. we'll get to in a in a second. three test openings on the burlington bristol bridge. two have already gone up and back down, waiting on the third, maybe that's already gone back up. more coming up in a lit bit.
about right now. ben franklin bridge push in the westbound direction, looking really good. looking just as it should. then 95 around cottman just want to give you kind of quick peak at. that will looking good here as well though you can see on 95 south it is already starting to pick up just a little bit. now we do have an accident in princeton new jersey with a fuel spill. route one northbound closed all lanes at ridge road. so you will have to use the alternate, new jersey turnpike, route 130, gas repairs, alternating lanes. a lot more to talk about in the next ten minute, jim, rahel, back to you. >> police say man fighting for his life after argument in north philadelphia corner store, ends in a shooting. >> it started out in a take out store at the corner of 25th and lehigh avenue last night. group of people arguing just before 11:00 p.m. when fists began to fly. the fight then spilled out into the street. that's when one of the men shot the 18 year old victim in the head. detective say they started out with one major piece of evidence.
>> inside the deli, does have cameras, police reviewed the recordings and clearly shows the physical altercation that took place inside. >> police hope that video will help them figure out what sparked this argument. >> also, a traffic stop in north philadelphia, quickly spirals out of control ending with the suspect dead and police officer placed on leave. >> "eyewitness news" reporter trang do live at the scene in feltonville with the latest on the investigation. good morning, trang. >> well, good morning, jim and rahel. police do have a lot of testified work with in this case. they were able to get surveillance video of at least part of the incident from the bar you see here, also, interviewed at least two independent witnesses, but police are urge willing more witness toss come forward, to help them piece this altogether. >> tensions ran high as family and friend of a man shot and killed by a police officer gathered at the scene of the shooting near the intersection of whitaker and hunting park huk
avenues. police commissioner richard ross says just around 6:40 thursday night, a 15th district officer was taking witnesses to the special victims unit when he saw man on a dirt bike riding irradically, the officer then pulled the man over. >> the male start to walk away from him. the officers in close proximity, he grabs toward his waist, feels the gun, and the male's waistband, and he press he is against that gun. immediately draws his service weapon, tells the male not to pull t and he orders him not to pull it several times. >> a witness says the man did not comply. >> according to the witness, that the officer told him don't pull it out. don't put it out. because the office kerr clearly feel it is a gun. and it is a gun. and core g 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 a short time later. the woman who identified herself as the man's grandmother was stunned. >> he didn't bother nobody. he didn't bother nobody. >> surveillance cameras on nearby bar captured part of the incident on camera as the man tried to run away. ross says what he saw was definitely concerning. >> being very candid, some video footage that shows some things that gives us cause. so right now we got a lot of work to do. >> and police say they did recover the man's gun here on the scene. right now they've not identified the man who was killed nor the police officer involved. but for now, live from feltonville, i'm trang do, cbs-3, "eyewitness news," rahel, jim, back to you. >> trang, thank you. >> philadelphia police are also investigating a reported sex assault in frankford. sixteen year old girl told police she was abducted last night at orthodox and trenton avenue. the girl said three men wearing ski masks forced her into a vehicle and sexually
assaulted her, and then abandon property, the teen said she managed to escape and run to relative's home. so far no arrest haves been made. >> to a "eyewitness news" exclusive, philadelphia wells fargo employee is facing charges for bank fraud. this is hasante, employee of the wells farring on on adam avenue, facing charges for alleged identity theft and bang fraud, accused of depositing fraudulent checks. she engaged in the scheme with other, the pennsylvania attorney general's office is investigating the case. >> prosecutors in the bill cosby sexual assault trial are expected to focus today on sections of the deposition cosby provided more than decade ago. the 79 year old cosby may not testify in this trial which makes his 2005 deposition important for jurors, reportedly includes details on cosby's use of quaaludes. earlier this week his accuser andrea constand said she was unable to fight off his advance.
>> president rum participate in a round table discussion focusing on infrastructure across us. the president addressed fate and freedom coalition conference and stayed quiet about james comey's testimony on capitol hill. the fired former fbi director accused the white house of spreading lies. comey's testimony also included comment on attorney general jeff sessions, who refuse -- recused himself from any investigation of rush a meanwhile, president trump's son-in-law jared kushner expected to meet with the staff of the senate intelligence committee later this month. federal investigators have been asking about kushner's discussions, with the chairman of russia eights state owned bank. they've also been exploring kushner's alleged effort to establish so-called back channel communication with russian military leaders. >> well, it is fine to go top down in your convertible. one popular beach town may be going top left. >> we'll tell you the decision authorities are weighing just aheadment also this. >> caught on camera, several
scary mishaps involving two hot air balloons it, left one man dangling above the ground. >> and we'll hear from the man who purchased a billboard arguing that the earth is not round. so is he flat wrong? >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> taylor swift fans waking to up some great news this morning. we'll tell you her big decision overnight that's making songs like shake it off more available. we'll be right back. >> ♪
so now i'm not being perky, telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. >> this crash, bus head to the atlanta airport for student mission trip to africa. when it collided when another car. so no word on what caused that crash. >> throw people including two washington dc police officer are in the hospital this morning after they were hit by a pick-up truck. eyewitnesses say that truck was traveling at 50 miles per
hour last night, when it struck the victims at intersection. it also slammed into an empty garbage truck, one officers in critical condition. the other two had injuries that are believed to be non-life threatening. the driver of the pick up truck and passenger arrested. no word on what the charges are. >> and a terrifying hot air balloon mishap caught on video in chads worth, illinois. take a look. >> sudden wind gust caused a collision between two hot air balloons as one of them was taking offer. now the cell phone video captured the balloon operators dangling from the basket, he fell, but escaped some serious injuries. two other inside the basket escaped after their balloon landed behind some trees. >> well, it is not just texting and driving that can be dangerous. one woman in new jersey found out the hard way, texting while walking can be dangerous, too. >> surveillance video shows the woman looking, yes, ma'am, as her phone, before she slipped head first over one of the doors. this happened in plane field, new jersey, the woman there, fell 6 feet down into the
basement, a worker quickly did come to her aid, taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >> well, a new billboard, time to get folks a question what we've been told for centuries. >> i've been arguing this with katie for years, it want you to research the possibility that the earth is actually flat. we spotted the digital billboard along the schuylkill expressway, the move called the infinite plane society is behind the sign. members believe that the earth is flat and they want other to learn what they say is the truth about our planet. of course, not everyone's so convinced. >> if you go back as far as 330bc, the greek mitome tis cents figured out that the setter round simply by looking at the angle of shadows and different places on the surface of the planet. >> sounds convince to go me. well, the ad cost $900 for the week. some flat earth supporters claim nasa's pictures and space walk showing curved earth are fake. meanwhile, astronomers tell us
they have zero doubt the earth is round. >> going to trust the scientists on that one. >> i think so. police say they're waiting on word from state officials about topless women hitting the beach in ocean city, maryland. oh, my. >> we're talking ocean sit maryland. right now some are saying the family atmosphere of ocean city being damaged. authority say a woman asked a state attorney general to clarify maryland law, claiming it was her right, it was her right to go topless. the state is still working on that clarification, some families as you can imagine they say they're upset. they say police are taking things on a case-by-case basis. >> really based on the particular situation, how it is presented. >> the beach something we're trying to incorporate as a family. >> it would turn us away, and we would just go elsewhere. >> and maryland is one of several states with ambiguous topless laws, some like austin, texas, madison, wisconsin, they have top freedom. >> i wear a long sleeve white
shirt on the beach. >> sure do you. >> you don't want everybody to see -- >> the sun, the sun is not my friend. >> this weekends i'm fearing for my life. >> i will say this. >> common. >> well, it is 09 degrees. i can burn to a chris up. >> very quickly katie i will say there is i study abroad in france, i went to the french rivera. the women were not -- >> i've seen need beaches, these people are not attractive. >> i said t. >> i'm like what the heck? >> you're offending the nudists, you guys. >> hey, let it all hang out free. kind of just whatever. >> good beach wet they are weekend, whether you go topless or cover it all up like jim. >> oh, my goodness. i feel like i got put into this situation unnecessarily by our producer vince, because he could have led into me with that astronomer story, that would have been a lot less controversial. i know you did that on
purpose, i know did you. >> he does he's like your welcome. i just heard that. so we generally are looking ahead though to some great beach weather, whether you prefer to head up toward, isn't there a new beach up north, the jersey shore? gunson, something like that? i'm sure people will let me know on twitter or whether you prefer to go to the family friendly places, regardless it is beach weather at it finest coming up the next few days, storm front, quiet. will help trigger couple of showers. today looks stunning, unless you're from the poconos, the most spotty of showers, it triggers couple of scattered showers, don't let it deceive you. most of your weekends looks awesome. most of the south jersey shore point aren't even going to see drop of rain let alone some clouds. future dew point today, are quite nice. remember the dew point measures moisture content, we start to bring this up a lot during the summer, so directly related to how it feels outside. but these dew point are pretty low. even through the height of the afternoon, still generally only into the 50's.
the lower it is, the more comfortable you'll be, and about six an on that dew point temperature is about where you start to in the, that it feels a little steamier. this is perfect grilling weather. going for 83 degrees high today, but tort evening just as the sun is dropping and hitting the grill, you will have a lot of sunshine to enjoy with relatively light winds all-in-all. so make the most of it, right? cook out at meisha's place, then look forward to sunday, monday, tuesday, low to mid 90s, hazy, hot, humid, with the sunshine and couple of records we'll flirt with. >> all welcome all the time. doesn't matter when. you guys are more than welcome to grill any time. i might not be there, but how about that? looking outside we did have test openings on the burlington bristol bridge, those are back up, those are back down. all three of the test openings good to go. then looking at construction, between norristown and mid-county. that's now also since been cleared. so crews are out of there. then the vine. cool shot of the vine. beautiful out there right now. katie pointed out man is it
going to be really really nice. good thing is, driving conditions, should be little better. not so good thing is we have had some problem areas out there because of t1 in particular, more serious one, accident in princeton new jersey, route one northbound closed all lables at ridge road. so your alternate new jersey turnpike, route 130 your best bet, plus gas main repairs on 206 at quaker road, alternate g lanes until the next few minute hopefully it gets cleared out of your way and i am role con farm when it does, right now still problems, more on that coming up in the next ten minute. back over to you. >> meisha, thank you. now for look at newspaper headlines, from across our region. >> from the delaware county times, 18 year old volunteer firefighter from chester arrested this week for setting a fire inside the parkside fire company fire house. half year mcmillan is charged with among other things first degree arson, causing a catastrophy, criminal miss chief. the april fire forced shutdown of services for two days. >> and the morning call, roman catholic priests have pleaded
guilty to having child pornography on his computerment monsignor told the judge he didn't remember downloading the images, had worked at saint ann catholic church in emmaus, he'll be sentence in the about zero nine days following a megan's law review. >> in the mercury as the final leg of the effort to restart fourth of july celebrations in pottstown begins, organizers report the plans are coming together. although, donations are still needed. the effort raised about $20,000 so far. and is looking to raise another 20 grand before event begin. >> and that's a look at some of the newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. we'll be right
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they could win it all, sunday night, nashville. >> the eagles have released training camp schedule. >> and the phillies continue their road trip tonight, here ' don bell >> fishes inning we go, lively not scared, but neither are the braves. matt, right center fields. that's an rbi. atlanta up two-nothing, the defense, keeping the phils in the game. they shot up the middle. herrera flashing the leather, then check it out, trying to stretch, and he's out. >> and herrera is in. but, too little, too late. the braves win this thing, three to one, they split that four game series. >> hey, jeremy gets the ball tonight for the phils in st.
louis, first pitch is at 8:15. now, let's talk about the birds. it is the un official beginning of the eagles season, and it has a date. birds released their training scamp schedule yesterday. here are the dates you need to know. quarterbacks, rookies, selected veterans, report for practice on july 24th. >> then p everyone hits the fields july 27. two open practices at the linc, on jewel 29th. and on the sixth. both begin at 8:00 a.m. seating first come, first serve. hey the birds return to practice foreman did a tori mini camp, of course, we'll keep you posted on all of the development on. that will that's all for sports, i'm don bell, have a great day. >> we just saw maikel franco there, drive in the only run last night, but that wasn't the only impact he had on last night's game. catch that, the first inning, he lost his grip on the bat t
got caught in the netting behind home plate. the game had to be delayed until crews could get it down, tough night all around for the phils. so funny because it look like it was floating and levitating there. >> hold on to the bat. >> coming up in the next half hour every "eyewitness news," results every new study that may have you rethinking your lunch today. >> wait until you hear how much money the average american spends on lunch. i know i spend a lot. >> i know you do. >> jan? >> and rahel, jim, summer fest brings us to wilmington, delaware, today, we're taking a look at the theater here. jan carabeo reporting live one of the top ten oldest opera houses in the entire country still in used to. coming up we will show you what makes it so special nearly 150 years after its creation. >> also, authorities in bucks county make arrest in this arson fire that ruined a morrisville home last weekends. we'll tell you what sparked
the flames. katie? >> well, rahel, right around the corner from that up and coming weekend, looking like great one all-in-all. stay for few showers specially north of the city tomorrow morning, we are generally expecting sunshine, and that warmth to continue to build with also higher humidity. so, a real taste of summer right around the corner. we're coming right back with the rest of it's custom made so you know it's good quality. i'm just speechless because it's perfect.
>> good morning, i'm rahel solomon. >> i'm jim donovan. katie and meisha will be along in a moment. first here's what you need to know to start your day in the morning minute for today, friday, june 9. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> a man on a dirt bike is shot and killed by police. >> that male pulled away from the officer, and pulled that gun. >> investigators are still looking for additional surveillance videos that will help them piece this altogether. >> those were lies, plane and simple? fired fbi director james comey front and center, some of the highest political drama. >> i was fired because of the russia investigation. >> watch where you're walking, a woman falls right into an open cellar door. plisses she was distracted by her cell phone.