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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news." >> warm rainy and windy. wild october weather arrives but the worse may not be over. >> katie says some of cows even see some severe storms today. we're tracking the wet weather >> but the weather isn't damn inning the spite of eagles fans, the birds are on roll led by their young quarterback , carson wentz, carried the eagles to big division win against washington last night. good afternoon everyone i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. eagles won five straight games , but the huge win last night, come at a cost.
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quarterback carson wentz through four tough down passes , 64 yarder to hollins there, third card err, jason peterson, he was injured and the birds also lost linebacker jordan hicks. we will see shortly actually just how badly they're hurt. birds win it 34 to 24. eagles say carson wentz he is the real deal. >> just learn to check like a vet, not just second year in the league, like i've been doing this for a long time. then you throw a dime for a touchdown. >> i just feel confident in all of the guys, you know, i just got to get the ball to them, want to make plays, and we're picking up big chunks down the feel. and guys are winning. and i'm just putting there. >> carson wentz also ran for career high 64 yards. and if there is one thing that can be said about eagles fans, it is that we are loyal to the ends. >> certainly helps when the birds keep winning. "eyewitness news" reporter henry rossoff checks in with some happy fans today. >> e-a-g-l-e-s, eagles!
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>> wild, wild, awesome in there. the place is electric. that was huge win. >> it is crazy, couldn't even imagine we would be in this spot. >> eagles fan partied into the evening. >> people cheering, go eagles. >> when morning came inside the melrose diner, shannon was still there serving up coffee to help wash down the tweet taste of victory. >> talking about the game, how the big win was, how we're going all the way, and watch the eagles play, and then i just couldn't get back to sleep. so i figure well let me go to melrose, get some breakfast. so i was so happy they won. and i just hope they keep it up. >> with the best record in the nfl. a big breakfast, might sober up eagles fans themselves, but it does little for the hang- over of expectation. >> i have high hopes. i think we're going all the way this year. >> people, i think we're to go to go.
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>> plenty more chance to celebrate the team in the near future with the next two games being at home. from lincoln financial field, henry rossoff, cbs 3, " eyewitness news." >> coach peterson is about to take the podium for his day after the game press conference, as soon as it comes we'll bring it to you live. >> around the rain, and it will continue through the day. >> water overflowing the roof of briar mill elementary school in hatboro this morning >> how about this? here is a time lapse, from a go pro camera, showing what a wet and gray day it has been so far in the spring garden section of philadelphia. >> meteorologist, katie fehlinger tracking the rain, the winds from our weather center for us, those gusty winds causing a loft power outages. >> understandably so. that will is sort of the xfactor with the showers, mainly showers rolled through since early this morning, we didn't have a lot of doppler indication of lightning strikes around the region, so weren't necessarily thunderstorms, rather, gusty showers. but, there were even gusts as high as the 60s, which we will show now second, but start thing off by another live view
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outside cape may. it is a very empty boardwalk understandably so, quite the dreary beginning to the afternoon here. new jersey, at this point, is the prime suspect to see the bulk of the weather where shall -- weather for the rest of the day, let's look back in time, at peak wind gusts we were talking becomes just short list. it is some of the higher gust that is we've seen at the show lighthouse, 67-mile per hour buses reported early this morning, at dover air force base in delaware. sixty and here even at philadelphia international airport, 47-mile per hour winds gust was reported back to reading, 53 so this was all across the region, no one immune to that wind, we still have a winds advisory posted across southern new jersey, as well as good portion of delaware for gust that is could still peak as high as 45 . now, here is a look at storm scan, all important view here, it is mainly new jersey, at this point, that's still in the thick of things, and there are now some changes, and update for you as to ourself ear weather risk. we will talk much more about
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that little later in the show and gave you a sense whether this all gets out of here, rahel? >> katie, see you soon, thank you. carolina cleaning up after being slammed by severe thunderstorms, flooding and damaging winds there is shows overflowing banks along a north carolina river. many trees, power lines, were brought down across the west side of the state there. several school district in the area also remain closed today because of the damage. >> and how about this? a crazy scene caught on camera in argentina. see the little 12 year old boy there playing with the umbrella? playing in the rain. gets hit by a lightning bolt. unbelievably the boy not badly injured. mother was videotaping the boy not realizing the extreme danger he was in. >> something we do want to see , eagles head coach doug pederson holding his usual press conference. let's listen in. >> jp, gordon, guys that are significant starters role players on your team leaders on the football team, captain of your football team. it can make an impact. you know, i think one of the
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things that i talked about, hopefully you guys have seen it with the team, and talking to the players, is it it is definately the next man up. and they rally around the guys had a that are hurt, number one, support them, but at the same time, the bigger picture is we still have a lot of football left. we still have a game this sunday. and the season's not over. and, you know, they continue to practice hard, and play hard, and, you know, they rally around, you know, a guy like big v now, listen, he is not a rookie. he is not that spring chicken just playing for the first time. he has played significant time last year, played this year already. so, a lot of confidence, and all of the guys great group of leaders on this team and they'll be ready to go. >> (question). >> those are things frank south and i will get together later today, tomorrow morning, make that determination. obviously lane is playing extremely well on the right side. and big v has been a swing
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tackle. but we will take a lot of that into consideration this week before we step out on the field. >> scene yesterday ... ( question). >> shows the love and respect that the guys have for him. and quite honestly, and the chance, the crowd, you know, from the fans was breathtaking to experience that for a guy that means a lot to this organization, and to this community, this city, you know , his blood, sweat anteriores have been on that practice field and that game field for a lot of time, a lot of pro bowls. just i think the love that everybody has for him. and to see that yesterday was pretty awesome. >> at the tackle position specifically, were you looking outside to maybe bringing a -- or do you think guys can fill that back up role? >> yes, i mean, all of those are options obviously.
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you know week start in-house number one, isaac has played tackle for us. and played well. so he'll definitely get some time and some reps there. gordon sitting there, i mean, we've had some guys in cam that we could obviously look at to bring back. and then outside, to see, there is a veteran guy out there that can fill a role or a need. so our personnel department is on it right now. and, you know, we will fill it when the time comes. >> there you have it. coach doug pederson just confirming all-pro offensive lineman jason peters suffered acl and mcl tear on his right knee ending left tackle's season. peters was hurt during the thirds quarter of last night's game against washington, the 35 year old joined the eagles in 2009 quickly becoming the anchor of the team's offense i have line. peter also confirmed linebacker jordan hicks suffered ruptured achilles tendon, and is out for the year. >> other news, developing this noon, philadelphia police are investigating after a woman's body was found inside a trash bag on street in tioga.
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police say 911 call came in around 1:00 a.m. it led them to the 1800 block of west west moore lands street. we're told unidentified woman had severe face and head trauma as well as injuries to her body. medical examiner will conduct autopsy to determine how the woman died. right now no one has been arrested. >> in other news today, former philadelphia district attorney , seth williams, faces to up five years in prison when he sentenced later this afternoon. williams pled guilty to a bribery charge in the middle of his federal corruption trial this june. democrat resigned from office, and was immediately taken into custody. williams officially lost his law license last week. our joe holden will be in the courtroom for today's sentencing, the latest information starting on " eyewitness news" today beginning at 5:00 p.m. meantime, the candidates vying to replace seth williams will meet again in another debate tonight. democrat larry krasner will square off against his republican opponent, beth grossman at temple bet zion, 18th and spruce streets. that is free debate. open to the public. starts at 7:00 p.m. president trump is
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involved in another war of words as he gets set to head to capitol hill to meet with republican leaders. >> well, it is coming up. plus the thesis that launched brilliant career of british scientist, and now you can read it, but there is a glitch we'll explain after the break.
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>> in less than an hour president trump heads to capitol hill to pitch his tax
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reform plan to republican senators there is morning, the president engage in the another war of words on twitter, with a prominent gop senator, wrote: bob cork here helped president o give us the bad iran deal and couldn't get elected dog catch nerve tennessee is now fighting tax cuts. tennessee senator tweeted in response: same on truth, turn utterly untruthful president hashtag alert the day care staff. says he does support tracks care reform but not in it adds to the deficit. >> these is of british scientist steven hawk something now available to the public, that is if you can get the web page to load. the university of cambridge just released the 1966 ph.d. thesis on the consequences of expanding the universe. well, not long after it went live the website crashed due to so many downloads. in a statement he said he was flattered by the amount of interest. >> well, a philadelphia cemetery that made international headline after being targeted by vandals is made whole once again. this morning mayor jim kenney
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towards mount carmel cemetery in wissinoming for first-hand look at the rye pairs, sandles damaged more than 275 headstones back in february. the jewish federation every greater philadelphia led the restoration effort with help from donors and volunteers. >> and iconic key west attraction is restored after it was damaged slammed the florida keys last month, put the finish touches on southern most point marker, monument had to be re stucco and primed before artists could paint it by hand despite the damage, much of the key west escaped serious damage during the hurricane. >> well, still ahead: emotional reunion between mother and son. >> it is today's love it, meisha? >> well, at one point or another, many call sacrifice that means a lot to us, in today's love it meeting a mother made one of the biggest sacrifice as mother can make, in order to plow the way for better feature. that story coming up. stay right where you are.
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>> look really gray out there. >> quite a mess after morning, but breitbart blue skies in some spots. right now. >> really? >> this is your frontal boundery for you, with your you have got it marching east, all the storms essentially in new jersey now, and as a result you've had the chance to really clear out behind us, especially back to berks county. wind advisory over, storms pretty much done. it is moving, yes, this thing trucking right along, so still somewhat slow. taking it time even still but at least the further inland you are the more likely it is that you are in fact going to see little sunshine and no need to worry about any additional storms, again, the further inland you g so we start it off by a view of one of the cameras, nice brightening sky in places like bethlehem, for example, outside here northampton county, little more than we usually see dark and earl when on in the morning, but yes, you can tell things are still little damp. the wet weather has basically wrapped up here in the lehigh vale. i don't think you have to deal
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with it much more beyond this point. meanwhile, elsewhere, it is kind of the opposite. it looks like skies are trying to clear off in the distance. i like this shot just because it shows you what your windshield would look like if you didn't have the benefit of the windshield wipers here this afternoon. this is take friend live neighborhood network out palmyra cove nature park, right on cue, still indicating there are some winds that are still noticeable across the region though i think that the peak of them have basically already happened. from philly on inland. closer you get to the coast you could still have pretty gusty winds out, there as well as down through delaware. meanwhile we talk about storm scan, and the storm bringing all of this to us in the first place, so very well organized storm system, yes your eyes do not deceive up toward lake superior, you have got a little bit of snow currently falling, it is mainly north of the canadian border, but it is still out there. tis the season getting closer and closer to the time frame. but our weather still incredibly mild for now. the cold front associated with this storm is what's really going to bring about the change for our area. already starting to take place
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certainly with the kind of weather we've experiencer dollars since this morning, but yes, real nice back edge to this, at this point, we've had a lot of hours, that this has been trucking east, throughout the course of the morning, we had wet weather all morning long, now it is more of solid line, stretching into part of new jersey. so, i think your basically done with the rain into eastern pennsylvania, say for maybe, you know, this east edge, clipping parts of bucks county. but for the most part the rain basically done. and the other update here, so the good update whether it comes to the severe weather risk is that we had gone from slight risk to now down to just marginal risk of severe weather. that, too, that threat starting to shift little bit. nan our favor no less. that's good news. in fact, this risk extended back into parts of southeastern pa. that too is diminishing, also lowering the risk as well. meanwhile, winds speeds as they currently stands, they are still noticeable. it is still a very windy afternoon. not quite as much as we had seen when those really gusty showers had moved in early this morning. but still, with the winds
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basically straight up out of the south, it is into the teens. you notice that when you walk out the door, as we track future weather, though, i put it out there initially, this is over done. you don't have this much over spreading precipitation right now across p a and new jersey, however, i like the timing on this, and this is also speeding up. it is moving along. so the good news here, is that even by 3:00 p.m., kids getting out of school. unless in eastern counties or maybe having to travel up to new york sit you should be drying out, i don't know about the soccer fields drying out just yet, but at least the rain won't necessarily falling from the sky. maybe there is left over little sprinkle. really t the winds, however, still noticeable through the evening drive. then later on tonight, i think boot time kate is on the air at 11:00 p.m. all out to sea and long gone, may not be totally clear overhead, but it is going at least have dried out. 70s up and down i59 as we currently speak, 65 up in mount pocono. for late october, you like mild air, this is a temperature profile for you.
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however, as the storms continue to maurice, further inland you are, the more clearing you are going to experience, and the coal air hasn't completely caught up to us just yet. still expect we hit the mid 70s, there pretty much all morning, then later on tonight when the skies continue to clear out. we also cool down in a pretty big way. some, now that the cool air can catch up, where do we ends up with nose dive by tomorrow? about 10 degrees just shaved off the daytime high. but the good news here, we're drying out. just some beneficial rain. we will have couple every strays days of very nice weather although we have to keep an eye on sunday, guys corks see pretty drenching rain in time for the eagles game something we must monitor so stick with us. >> the water rolls right off my eagles suit. >> thanks, katie. well, there is sacrifice, and the important lesson now teaching. >> meisha joins us with today's love it. >> after being deployed for nearly a year, a mother enlisted in the u.s. navy surprised her son at his florida middle school. emotional reunion, and one
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many can relate to. take a look. >> i'm nervous and excited and i'm just ready to have him in my arms. >> a petty officer third class with the us nay. >> i i have been gone for almost a year. so i went on a deposition employment in 2013 and 14, i was going to surprise my song then, but my mom passed away, and i ended upcoming home early. he knew i was coming home. so this is to make up for. >> deployed in tent month in west africa. phonecalls, messaging and texting apps served as her tool to stay in contact with her son gabrielle when she was away. >> while i'm shaking, i haven't seen him in seven months. february 6 is the last time i saw my son. apparently he's gone a lot since i left. >> her son was in for a big surprise. during what seemed like a normal day of class. of course, she says, that this particular embrace had been planned since before her deposition employment. >> look at this. i can put my arm around you. >> and just walk, like what is
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this? >> what, what? for real? >> yes, physical appearances may have changed but the emotional connection remains the same both mom and son understands no matter how far apart they are no distance could ever break that bond. he -- she said he's my life, my world, this is why i'm in this uniform. >> those stories never get old >> never get old. i think you're getting little sneak peak of someone's live then you go i can relate in some way. >> always amazing how just putting your arm around someone can mean so much when you haven't seen them in so long. how wonderful. >> i'm into that. miss bang, your sacrifice is not in vein. and one day the little ones will respect the sacrifices you've made in so many others have, as well, thank you for your service, love it. if you have any other inspirational ideas please sends them my way on either facebook or twitter.
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>> hip hip here a, a hippo there is instagram photo shows the moment nick kelly popped the question to his girlfriends haley at the cincinnati zoo. check out the photo bomb. by the zoo's popular baby hippo thee own a, well, haley said yes, and she said she was happen that i thee own a could share in the couple's special day. >> oh,. >> best story of the morning. >> that's "eyewitness news" at noon today, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon, for meisha, katie all of us here, thanks for watching. we'll see you tonight. thanks for watching. we'll see you tonight. actually we'll see you steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up.
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why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side.
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>> phyllis: this look familiar? it should. it's the computer you used to steal confidential files from jabot. >> billy: okay, let's just take a step back here for a second. >> phyllis: let's not. you used me. you were supposed to put me first. but this proves without a doubt i am the last thing on your mind. >> billy: that is not true. >> phyllis: you know, you have made your priorities crystal clear! it's victoria, brash & sassy, more victoria, then me. >> billy: okay, that is wrong. that is not at all -- >> phyllis: oh, oh, wait, wait, wait. how could i forget? it's victoria, brash & sassy, get revenge on jack, then me. >> billy: just let me explain here for a second, okay, phyllis? >> phyllis: it's amazing that you used dina's password to log on to jabot's server with my computer. i mean, there is some sort of perverse brilliance. u

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