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garden state could impact your holiday weekend. >> starting today, you'll pay more to ride septa. we show you the price hike, now in effect. >> plus, more details in road rage incident that left a local teen dead. what the victim was trying to do moment before she was shot and killed. >> today is saturday july 1st, good morning, i'm jan carabeo talking heat for the long further every july weekend so let's get right over to meteorologist, matt peterson with the eyewitness weather forecast, this saturday morning, matt. you know, when it gets this hot, we always worry about storms. so how are we looking? >> always worried about thunderstorms, get to the afternoon, usually, and today no different. chance for maybe thunderstorm to develop later this afternoon. we have warm. we have muggy air sitting over top of the delaware valley. then we have cold front. that's going to come through, will provide that lift. we will see shower, thunderstorm activity develop as we head later on in the afternoon hours, and maybe into the early evening, as
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well. >> outside right now, it is calm. we have cloud cover across the city, watching for warm temperatures, little muggy out there, temperature right now in philly, 78 degrees, south wind. coming in at 9 miles an hour, and we actually are registering a heat index, because our humidity is so high that it feels like zero eight, even though now it is 78. talking dew point, in the 60s and 70s. so early in the morning, like this, a little bit uncommon, and it definitely is what you will notice when you step out the door, again, that 78 is warm. but what you will feel, walking outside, like you're walking into a sauna, 72 for the dew point, wilmington, even as high as 74, dew point in dover, 76 degrees, to kick off this saturday. day planner 08 degrees by 9:00 o the day for us, going to start to see some showers, maybe around lunchtime or so, as we get later on in the afternoon,
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temperatures creep up to 89 for high. we will see thunderstorm activity develop after about the 4:00 or 5:00 time frame. then clear things out later tonight, and into tomorrow, jan, talk about that and our fourth of july forecast coming up. >> new jersey governor chris christie ordered government deadline. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh, live in the cbs-3 news center this morning with the impact shutdown is now having on the garden state. anita? lawmakers are set to gather again, thousands of state workers could be furloughed, non-essential services like renewing your drivers license at the dmv will be put on hold. battle boyles town to chris christie and the state legislature. vincent creato is refusing to post the governor's controversial horizon bill that would require the largest health insurer fund initiatives, has threatened to
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veto democratic priorities of the out budget if his provision is not included bye creato said he want it to be carefully considered, not returned through due to budget gridlock. >> it needs to be vetted. that's not a line in the sand, that's cement in the sand for me. >> essential workers will continue to operate, state beaches and parks will be closed and all event planned within them canceled, the state lottery, casinos, and racetracks are not affected. live in the news center this morning, anita oh, cbs-3, "eyewitness news." >> all right, wok to be done, thank you, and eat a not just new jersey so far, there is no budget deal in delaware either. lawmakers fail to approve a bill to raise taxes, on people making her to than $60,000 a year. the first state faces a shortfall of $350 million. >> meantime, pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a new
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budget. even though they're not sure how they're going to pay for some of it just yet. 32 billion-dollar spending plan provides more money schools, reduce spending for unspecified medicaid services, governor tom wolf backs the budget he will but has yet to say if he'll sign it that is if lawmakers can't cover the shortfall in the coming days. >> well, your next septa ride will cost you more, starting today electronic card or token fares are going from a dollar 80 to $2 cash fares jump to 2.50, and weekly transpass increases to 25.50. septa says the across the board fare increases are expected to bring in an additional $25 million in operating revenue for the new fiscal year. >> new this morning, flames have damage add camden county home. firefighter got this call right around 12:30 this morning, to this home on the 3200 block of horter avenue in
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pennsauken. no one was hurt, the fire under control in about 20 minute. so far no word on how this fire started. >> loved ones gathered in memory of high school honors graduate who was murdered in apparent road rage attack. meantime, police in chester county community release this sketch of the man who allegedly shot her. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is in west gosh tone bring us up to date on this investigation. took a beautiful young lady of 18 years old in the prime of her life. >> hours after police offered up this sketch of the armed suspect. >> we ask for your comfort, your strength, this evening. >> a crowd of friends and family paid tribute to 18 year old bianca roberson in the backyard of her west chester home. >> i just have to have some comfort knowing she is in a better place. >> roberson driving south on route 100, near the 202 intersection, around 5:30 p.m. wednesday. two lanes turned into one. that's when police say that a man in a red pick-up truck struggling to merge took out a
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gun and shot roberson in the head. a horrific and apparent road rage killing. >> i don't know who did this. i don'i don't know who stole myy from me. i don't know why they would want to steel my baby from me. >> suspect in the cause of this pain has been described to be in his 20's or 30's washings medium build, and blonde or light brown hair. the vehicle he was driving is said to be a red pick-up truck with faded paint that continued onto 202 then to the paoli pike. >> and took off down paoli pike like a bat out of hell. >> there is hope that this guy is caught so he can be brought to justice for our daughter. >> ♪ >> roberson was alone or student and recent graduate of the high school preparing for her freshman year at jacksonville university. her parent now wrestle with the darkness left after losing the smile that lit up their lives. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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>> her brother died of ms4 years ago. now the suspect is armed, and considered extremely dangerous, anyone with any information should contact the west goshen township police immediately. there is a $5,000 reward. reporting in chester county, alexandria hoff, cbs-3, "eyewitness news." chaos at new york city hospital after a doctor who had formerly worked there returned with a gun. at least seven people were shot and the gunman is dead. meg oliver reports from the bronx, new york. >> police say gunman entered the bronx hospital, armed with assault rifle and began shooting. >> unit, be confirmed, shot fired. >> one doctor is dead. and there are several doctors who are fighting for their lives right now.
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police say the doctor, former employee, hid the assault rifle in his lab coat before opening fire on the hospital's 16th and 17th floors, just before 3:00 p.m. was working on the 12th floor. >> all i heard was a doctor sagan help, help, and then, that's when i saw police came, and everybody, everybody just went to the room. i just went to a room and i lock myself in the room. >> this man said his fiancee called him while the shooter was active. >> first thing i told her just get off the phone, don't talk too loud, stay low, and stay where you're at. >> officers immediately put the hospital on lockdown while they searched for the gunman floor by floor. the whole episode was over in less than an hour. >> during the incident, the hospital's fire alarm system activated. apparently due to the suspect's attempt to set himself on fire. >> police say bellow described as family medicine physician then shot himself to death. the 1,000 bed hospital has one of the busiest emergency rooms
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in the city -- city. located about a mile north of yankee stadium. meg oliver, cbs-3 "eyewitness news." >> video now of a fire and share plane crash on busy southern california free way, two people on board that plane suffered serious injuries. wow. the twin engine cessna crashed on the 405 highway in iron vine south of la, just taken off from nearby john wayne airport. pilot issued may day call moments before the crash saying he had lost an engine. the plane clipped the pick-up truck on the way down, that driver, fortunately, only suffered a bruised elbow. >> still ahead this saturday morning, new tribute to princess diana what would have been her 56th birthday. plus health scare for one of our very own, the simple pain that sent kate bilo to the hospital, and the message she hopes to give. >> what was revealed about power couple beyonce and jay-z when we come right back.
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>> meteorologist, kate bilo; recovering from blood clots in her lungs, after a stay in a hospital. health reporter stephanie stahl explanation how listening to our bodies, can save lives. >> o facebook, meteorologist kate bilo said it start wad dull pain in her ribs, spread
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dollars to had your shoulder, when advil didn't help she drove herself to the hospital. ct scans reveal pulmonary embolisms, or blood clots in the link. >> relatively come on, can be very dangerous. >> the chief of emergency medicine at lankenau medical center says the clots usually start in the leg, and travel through the heart, into the lung. >> all of this is blood clot in the link? >> that's the blood clot here. here is another smaller blood clot. >> kate had a baby three weeks ago, being pregnant or postpartum increases the risk for blood clots. >> because of the hormonal changes in pregnancy still cause the blood to be little thicker so to speak, most pregnant women have some swelling in their legs to begin with, so the blood flow flew the legs isn't normal, and aren't moving around as much specially after having a baby, so that combination of things will often lead to this condition. >> on facebook kate said please let me experience serve as a reminder to always listen to what your body telling you, it would have been so easy for me to write off the pain as muscular or think i'm too busy
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to go to the er. sometimes that's difference between life and death. >> she did the right thing. she came to the hospital. she list toned her bod. >> i doctor applauding kate for going public with her story people he said need to know not to ignore unusual pain. >> the quicker the treatment that you get the better the outcome. >> the main symptoms for pulmonary embolism are chest pain and shortness every breath. treated dollars with blood thinners, doctors say usually no long-term complications, kate is so many resting, and want to thank everyone for their support, and good wishes. i'm stephanie stahl, cbs-3, "eyewitness news." >> we are wishing kata speedy recovery. in other news, a lot of people headed down the shore this weekend, chopper three over atlantic city yesterday. on the board walk there, they cut a big pink ribbon, longest in the city's history to celebrate a mega concert coming up. on july 12 pink will perform on beach. the sand will no doubt be
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packed. >> meantime ocean city still new jersey's favorite beach. it is the fourth straight year the jersey shore resort has won the pole taken by the new jersey, from nay first to june e their favorite beach on a website. brigantine ranks second, margate third. all good thoughts, matt, and i'm sure it will be pack this weekend. >> yep, you know, we have to get down the beach specially big holiday weekend like there is i think you're right, jan, i think the beaches will be pack for the next couple of days, but we do need to talk about the chance for couple of thunderstorms, especially today, but then very nice for sunday and then as we move into our shortened work week. before we talk about, that let's talk about the weather watch ers. on this holiday weekend, few of them anyway, talk to us about temperatures in the 70s, across the area. 75 degrees going with 76 degrees, steve johnson's house, west chester, got little clouds, and sun
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activity mixed together, too, he is saying it is muggy out, there good day for the pool or the air-conditioning. coy not agree more. and let's hear one more, out to tabernacle, 73 degrees at john's house, he's got some cloudy skies, and he actually said he got a little bit wet this morning when he was walking the dog. no sunshine or wind for him. and this just coming in, about five minute ago, his report. so again, a bit of a muggy and wet start to the day for some folks. now we don't see too much in the way of precipitation across the region just yet on storm scan three but we will be watching for it, later on in the afternoon. >> hire in philly it is cloudy, maybe, a little bit of more clearer skies, we call it, as you head up to the lehigh valley towards the poconos, overall partly cloudy morning giving way to mostly cloudy afternoon. cold front out to the west, see showers around erie, north central new york, in front of the front we have the
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southwest winds, warm and humid air being brought in, what we see as the cold front moves into this area where we see all of the warm and humid air over top of the delaware vale, shower, thunderstorm activity could be potentially firing up, and that means, we have a threat for severe weather today, everywhere in the yellow shading that's our slight risk to see lancaster, reading, allentown, philadelphia split between the green and the yellow, so everywhere that's in the green area, trenton, toms river back toward millville, as well, our marginal risk, little bit of not quite risk for severe weather in the green, as you get in the yellow. still overall thunderstorm activities comes through later today. could be on the stronger side, could look for strong gusty wind, and potential for small hail to develop as well. future weather, time out the showers, thunderstorms, 10:00. maybe few spotty showers out there to start the day out for the most part, probably going to be dry morning, for us, just mostly cloudy morning, by
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the time we get to four, 5:00. here comes the cold front, thunderstorm activity out toward lancaster, reading back to the poconos, get little later on past that, by 7:00, 8:00 we start to see the thunderstorm in fill at this self, trends seeing thunderstorm activity back southwestern new jersey, millville, too. cold front in at 8:00. then once we get toward 10:00, 11:00 midnight or so into monday morning, we actually start to see cloud cover decrease, that front at that point well off the coastline, most of the precipitation ending as we go through the nighttime hours tonight. going to be good day for the pool, could be stormy later in the day, but out there early on, 89 degrees, mostly cloudy skies, even with not a ton of sunshine, uv index still hi, at ten, so still need to put the sunscreen on even if you don't see the sun you still can get a sunburn, still protect yourself from the dangerous rays. 89 degrees, for our high temperature today, going with 92, on sunday afternoon, and
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sunny skies, for us, less humid on the back side of the front, even if it doesn't get as cool, and as we go back one more, here is the seven day forecast again, 92 degrees again tomorrow, zero nine on monday, then the fourth every july, few spotty showers for us tuesday, for the most part, sunny afternoon, high of 87, next chance of storms come in the second half of next week. >> matt, thank you. family of princess diana is preaching for new tribute, on what would have been her 56th birthday. her family will re-dedicate her burial site nearly 20 years after her death in a paris car crash. cbs jonathan big lee the i reports. >> princess diana rests along a wooded lake along her family estate. her children and grandchildren will gather here tomorrow, to mark what would have been her 56th birthday. the anniversary of princess diana's death 20 years ago, also marks a milestone for her
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children, who in the past year have candidly opened up about losing their mother and the pain they still struggle with today. >> we never really talked about it, we never talked about losing our mum at such a young age. >> prince harry talked with his brother principal which is yam and mother-in-law as new mental health campaign. >> even her and i, not talk about our mother. >> enough enough. >> just last week prince harry 12 years old at the time recalled the trauma of attending his mother's funeral. my mother had just died. and i had to walk the along way behind her cover inch, surrounded by thousands of people watching me while millions mourns it on television. he told news week. i don't think any child should be asked to do that. >> prince william, prince harry marking this anniversary by commissioning a statue of their mother. it will stand here at this public garden, for all to see. cbs news, london.
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>> police in las vegas say michael jackson's father has been taken to the hospital after a car accident. the crash happened just west of the las vegas strip on friday. joe jackson is 88 years old. he was taken to the hospital for observation. there is no word on his condition this morning. >> in other celebrity news now it, looks like beyonce and jay-z's twin's names may have been revealed. the website "tmz" says it is likely they named their newborn sir carter, and roomy carter. that comes from a trademark filing by the couple for the unique names earlier this week. that filing requested trademarks for items like baby teething rings, strollers, cosmetics, and novelty items. >> still ahead on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this saturday morning, those lovable minions are back, and we will be right back with a preview of the latest animated adventure hit movie theatres. stay with
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holiday plans? meteorologist, matt peterson, liver out there on the cbs-3 skydeck this morning with eyewitness weather. hi, matt. >> good morning, jan, like you said, high heat, high humidity, that is our big story for the morning on our saturday here today. the first thing you'll notice when you walk outside, i noticed it when came out here on the skydeck, not just the cloud cover that you see behind me, but, you're walking into just wall of humidity, it is a steamy, soupy, very, very muggy start to the day here, across the delaware vale. starting out taking a look at those dew point, again, it will be the first thing you notice when you walk outside. it is just walking into a wall, it feels like, again, of humidity. 71 degrees for our dew point in philly. looking at 71 degrees in trenton, 76, for dew point right now, in dover. we are well up into that almost oppressive, almost unsufferable range every high humidity, and high dew point. temperatures for us, they're also on the warm side to begin the day. it is 78 right now in philly.
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registering heat index even this early in the morning, ac, 74, loan spot in the 60s, to kick off saturday, mount pocono, and barely in the 60s coming in at 69. rest of the shore points, for us, sunny, ocean city, barnegat, both high 60s, so again, little bit maybe cooler down toward the shore. storm scan3, showing, precipitation out to the west, we will be continuing to track that, as we go through the afternoon. temperature today, rise up to 89 degrees tracking showers, thunderstorms out in western pennsylvania right now, be moving in this afternoon, talk about more when i come back inside in just a second. >> keep an eye to the sky. thank you, matt. unscheduled holiday for some new jersey state workers, but no holiday for new jersey lawmakers, governor chris christie called the state legislature to pass new budget so he can ends a government shutdown.
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anita oh, liver in the news center this morning with how the shutdown is now affecting the garden state. anita? >> good morning, jan, last night's session hasn't officially recessed asking law makers to meet again at 11:00 this morning. if they can't work out a deal, thousands of state workers could be furloughed, non-essential services like renewing your drivers license at the dmv, will be put on hold. and this would also affect those heading through the garden state for the holiday weekend, historic sites and some rest stops will be closed. so many an at risk due to some of the worse politics that we've evergreen that risk of government shutdown in new jersey turned to reality as the clock struck midnight, due to gridlock between governor chris christie and the state legislature. while essential government services like state police, state hospitals, and new jersey transit, will continue to operate, state beaches and parks will be closed, and all event planned within them
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canceled. >> was not going to result in this casino and degree of damage. >> despite pleas for more than 100 people with labor unions and grass roots organizations at the state house, the battle mainly boiles down to just two lawmakers, the governor, and general assembly speaker vincent. >> it needs to be vetted. that's not been a line in the sand. that's cement in the sand for me. >> he's talking about the governor's controversial horizon bill. that would add provision to the state's billion dollars budget, requiring horizon blue cross-blue shield to funds public health initiatives like addiction treatment. while proette owe fears the provision would lead to grass i can insurance hikes, christie threatened, unless the pro significance is
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included. >> and the last time new jersey government partially shutdown, 2,006, that was dollars eight days. lawmakers hoping they can come to a deal to mitigate some of the damage. for now live in the news center, anita oh, cbs-3, "eyewitness news." >> all right, anita, thank you. the start of the new fiscal year means across board fare hikes if you're a septa rider. electronic card or token fares, go from 1.808 to $2. cash fares jump to 2.50. a weekly transpass now costs 25.50. septa expects fare increase to bring in an additional $25 million in operating revenue. well, septa is getting more expensive. but you can save money filling up on gas. triple a says the national average for gallon of regular unleaded is 2.23. that's the lowest it's been for the fourth every july weekend since 2004. and in our area, pennsylvania drivers are paying the highest prices, at 2.43 a gallon. in new jersey, it costs about 2.28 per gallon. and you'll finds the cheapest
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prices in our region, in delaware, at 2.14 per gallon. >> there is now a sketch of the suspect in apparent road rage murder chester county. take a look at this, west goshen police say a man fitting this description shot a high school student graduate to death, also $5,000 reward for information leading to the suspect's capture. bianca roberson was southbound route 100 on route 202 wednesday, investigators say she and the driver of a red pick-up truck were trying to merge into a single lane at the same time. police say the pick-up truck driver shot her in the head. >> this homicide was completely zest less, brutal, tragic. he took a beautiful young lady of 18 years of age in the prime of her life getting ready to go off to college. >> last night, family and friends gathered to remember roberson, few weeks ago she graduated with honors, from the high school. she planned attend jacksonville university this fall.
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>> well, with summer temperatures in the 80s, and beyond, it is no surprise local swimming spot is getting a lot of attention even though it is supposed to be off limit. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos explains why swimming at this spot is a risky venture. >> a place every tranquil can i, piece and relaxation, but popular pocket of the park, known as definitely's pool. where anything goes. >> swimming, having good time, you know, staying cool. >> kevin has been coming here for years. at least three times a year. >> for many like him in the northwest, summertime tradition, grabbing bruce, bathing suit, head for the deliver. the problem is swimming isn't allowed. >> the executive director of the con is her advance i group friends of the wissahickon. >> she brought us to the pool.
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again, cell phone reception,. >> no soft landings in the wissahickon creek. >> it is easy to see why swimming here is illegal. >> hit risks, as well, water coming from sewage plants. >> up to 90% of the water in the creeping is treated excellent, treated waste water. >> it didn't seem to bother dozens who took a dive. this water is treated sewer water. did you know that? >> treated? >> treated sewage. >> hey, i go all the time. don't matter. >> swim doing get awe fine even philly police making round, about no one seems to care. >> hard to tell people to stay away from something beautiful. >> with just one small warning, it is hard to imagine the definitely's pool will ever be empty. >> swim at your own risk, and
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then they're not liable. >> greg argos, cbs-3, "eyewitness news." >> sorry but no weather is hot enough to get me to go into that water. still ahead, taking un side hidden gems inside the city of philadelphia. tracking showers, thunderstorms this morning, when you might need to move those outdoor plans inside. that's when we come right
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>> welcome back, once again, philadelphia is celebrating the fourth with welcome america.
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today's event include whole lot. sand sculpture, sand sculpting spectacular at the shops at liberty place free museum day at 10:00 a.m., go fourth and learn at fair hills square, start at 2:00. the red, whitt and brew fest at the waterfront sugarhouse casino at 5:00. penn's landing the us army band concert with fireworks starts at 8:00 tonight. >> sounding good. that's the philadelphia orchestra performing at the great plaza, at penn's landing last night. where independence day festivities got underway this weekend. the free concert included some classics, like 1812 overture. >> and after the concert, people were treated to a dazzling fireworks display. now the big fireworks show is on the parkway tuesday night of course part of the summer
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fest we found hidden gems. our own jessica dean set out to learn the history behind all of the different names that apply to the different neighborhoods in the city. >> and from independence hall, to the steps of the art museum, there are so many iconic spots around town, but there are also some hidden gems. let's take a look. >> sixth street, opposite washington square, a drome garden. not made of traditional leaves and flowers, but 100,000 pieces of glass. the hidden treasure, a lot of people come to visit regularly. >> crowds have been coming here for more than a century now, at 15th feet tall, 49 feet wide. this mosaic took whole year to build. twenty-four panels were created in new york, then re assemble it philly. this masterpiece a partnership brought to life by tiffany studio, based on painting by philly native maxwell parish. >> based on his guard never
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new hampshire. >> this is so pack glass, called fabio glass, has a lot of sparkle to it. >> restoration get underway this summer, to be complete by the end of the year. >> once it is cleaned and repaired, it is probably going to look nearly as fabulous as it did 100 yearsing. >> from inside the curtis, to out here on south street now, this is philadelphia's magic garden. spanning half block, it has colorful glass bottles, tiles, thousands of more ores, and more. >> we really describe it as walking into someone's diary, full of anxiety, love, and strange stories,. >> he actually squatted on these blocks, then slowly was working secretly, and it became this amazing magestic installation over time. >> the garden opened in 2008, roughly 136,000 people, visited last year alone. eyewitnesses, to this spot's
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charm. >> got big old worm. oh, i love it so much. >> place to find something new around each corner, during every visit. >> you can actually go under the grounds, and there are all every thee tunnel, hallways, mostly hidden from the street. people don't know what is really inside. like the mosaic is talking to you, you can only get that once you come inside. >> another hidden gem, this one, traditional garden in un traditional place, talking about the peco green roof in center city, installed in 2009, at peco headquarters at 23rd and market streets, the 45,000 square foot garden is one of philly's first green roofs. the roof captured an estimated 1.6 million gallons every rain water a year, i was up there, and it is just gorgeous. >> well, crayola needs help naming its newest color, the easton based company asks fans to come up with a name for
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this shade of blue. and they've narrowed it down to five choices now, they're dreams come blue, bluetifu, blue moon bliss, reach for the stars, and you can cast your vote at cbsphilly.com. anthony mason and alex wagner joins us live from new york with a preview. good morning. >> reporter: hey, jan, good morning, happy further of july weekends. coming up the latest headlines plus think of it as real life jurassic park, new book details the quest to bring the wooly monmouth back to life. plus, sick of seeing superheros at the box office? well, our movie critic shows us the best in the film to catch up on this holiday weekend. >> eye opener, just ahead on cbs this morning, saturday. >> see in you just about 15 minutes, thank you so much,
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guys. >> so many people across our region great memories of the belmont plateau specially around fourth of july. we were out there recently found people getting a jump start on the holiday fun and relaxation, the plateau is a real favorite among many in philly's african-american community talk with legendary patty jackson one of her favorite about the plateau. >> you could be on the plateau, wow, one of the great places in philadelphia. >> and this holiday weekends, the strawberry mansion bridge is hosting a pop up beer garden. it is all part of the parks on tap program. philadelphia's first, and only mobile beer garden traveling to new park within the city, each and every week, in addition to all kind of beverages, there is live music, games, portion of sales will benefit philly parks. a lot to do this weekend, matt, mother nature cooperating. >> well, she going to for the
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most part. we're going to be seeing few shower and thunderstorms that roll through later this afternoon, but, again, in general, it is going to be a very nice holiday weekend. our eyewitness weather watchers, they're up this morning, it is warm and muggy. temperatures right now in levittown, 80 degrees, william's house you see 77 in philly. phils house, one of the warm spots, there, 84, willingboro, more 80s in cherry hill. for lynn, and then also 78 at jenny's house so again just little bit of a warm start to the day to say the least, poconos, not too bad. looking at burn ville here this morning, 078 degrees, again, little bit of cloud cover out there. don't spec to see a ton of sunshine for the first half of the day. really looks like it will be a better at least more sunny day for us tomorrow. but again overall right now
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the cloud are out there, little fog, getting some report, areas up in the poconos actually seeing some more dense fog. careful driving around in the lehigh valley and the poconos here this morning, your pocono forecast, 08 degrees for our saturday afternoon, shower, thunderstorm, likely, as i said much better for sunday, 81, sunshine for us there, then another spotty shower chance as we head into our call it work week, spotty shower chance to go along with sunshine and cloud cover mixing together. storm scan3, not whole lot happening few sprinkles, we look out to the west, showers and thunderstorms firing up along the cold front, right now in western pa. southed west wind bringing in warm and humid air over top of us here in the delaware valley, south jersey back up to the poconos see the cold front tracking eastward going throughout the afternoon. we have the southwesterly wind, in front of the front,
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we get northwest flow on the back side also, all of the hot and humid air sitting over top of us. that's the perfect set up for the chance of some severe weather, exactly what we have, slight risk everywhere in this yellow including part of philadelphia, wilmington, reading, allentown back to the poconos, slight risk for severe weather, gusty winds, potential for small hail to develop. then of course, as our thunderstorms con on through, do locally heavy rainfall to go along with that chance for gusty winds and small hail. >> by 10:00, 11:00, seeing shower activity around the philadelphia area, this is well below the severe range. >> start to watch as the cold front inch. closer and closer, could see thunderstorm activity as early as 4:00, 5:00, in areas in western last candor county, part of berks county up into the poconos, you see, by 6:00 reading, allentown, then parts of northern montgomery,
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northern bucks county, start to get in on little bit of the action. as we head toward 7:00, 8:00. fillly get some shower and thunderstorm activity, also trenton, you can see, back down to dover. good news by the time we get to 10:00, 11:00 and then midnight specially front off the coastline takes with it all of the precipitation, start to clear things out as we go through the nighttime hours. >> 89 degrees, even without a ton of sunshine, still get very warm, going to be humid, then tomorrow you see on the back side of the front. but our temperatures really not actually going to change, actually going up in temperature on the back side of the coal front. the reason for this dry air settles in. so much lower humidity on sunday, plenty of sunshine, allows the temperatures to get warmer, so 92 sunday afternoon, 94 maybe spotty shower late in the day really not looking at too much after threat for that. same for tuesday. fourth every july, 87, mostly sunny, slim chance for spotty shower in the afternoon. better chance for more thunderstorms the second half
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of next week. >> from the pretzel to the chilly cheese steak, in addition to the classics philadelphia has emerged as food town with award winning chefs. vittoria woodill find some of the best places to eat. >> known for great food, weaver some of the best restaurants in the world, right here rich history dating back to the 1700s. >> old city the oldest restaurant is city tavern. yes, the city tavern, a favorite for locals and tourists alike t opened in 1773 here you can eat the same food that the pouting father did. i was brought up. >> this is taking you snack. >> taking you back. >> it is good. >> just steps away you can go from restaurant from the 1700s to the 1800s. >> the old original bookbinders, opened its doors
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in the 18 90s, enjoying resurgence, having recently been purchased by aaron chef. if you're in center city, grab some grub, and, well, wet the whistle at the city ace oldest tavern. if you love pasta, fine the oldest italian restaurants in the country, in south philly. like dante and luigi's. restaurants like these are pioneers. helping philadelphia become the food mecca it is today. >> just amazing place to come eat. >> mitchell davis is from the james spears foundation, gives that award to honor the best of the best in the culinary world. awards routinely given to philadelphia chefs and restaurants he says philly has always been a foody city. i think any city could have a war who has the best anything, pat's, genos, a, whatever, that mean you have it in you to have a great food sit. you have passion, pride in who you are, the last few years, certainly the lags decade, but even the last five, four, three years, the scene has
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exploded here with new restaurant, at every level. >> wilwill he beck food, vetri, feud of the restaurants put philly on the map. >> sit of history, tradition, passion, and pride, and now a sit of amazing food. >> where does the food expert eat when he comes to town? >> i think we start, eat a few things. >> if you things including. if you love to eat like me, philadelphia is the place to be. >> vittoria wood he will, cbs-3, "eyewitness news." >> check this out. the newest offering on the deck of philadelphia's tall ship restaurant, mow show lou. pastry chef sandy valentine created the crazy milk shake, blue berry milk shake with but blue berry pie on top, glass decorated with white frogs, red and were you m and m's all topped with a sparkler. in time for the holidayment the deck at the mow show lou will serve it through july. a little breakfast ice cream never hurt anyone.
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>> before you go one final check on the forecast, matt. >> we will be warning for thunderstorms later in the day, want to show you the storm this morning. >> what shore? >> supposed to be ocean city boards walk. but again, some foggy conditions to start the day, down at the shore points, and also, some fog up in the poconos. so driving around this morning, do be careful, it is warm, it is muggy out there, and we will see thunderstorms later this afternoon. we will get to up high temperature every 89 degrees. now, cold front comes through, that's what gives us the thunderstorm activity on our saturday. you think, well, we have cold front. why 92 tomorrow? it is because the air is going to be so dry, we will get actually much lower humidity
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tomorrow. sunshine, though, rises our temperatures back up into the 90s, then, jan, 87 for the fourth every july. >> yes, when i walk out the door at 2:00 a.m., it was already mild, warm, i should say, and humid. >> walking into a wall of humidity. >> little sticky. thank you, matt. that's it for cbs-3 "eyewitness news" at least for now, signing off on tv but always on line at cbsphilly.com. cbs this morning saturday is next. have a great weekend, everyone. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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