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hard to watch video as a pizza delivery man is carjacked at a gas station and beaten by a group of attackers , the assault did not end there we have a live report as authorities worked to identify suspects. weeks after hurricane maria devastated puerto rico, mad scrapple tomorrow restore power continues. tensions are rising as news comes out of the controversial no bid contract, we will explain. chilly start to your thursday morning, you may wake up with an extra blanket on your bed? katie's here to tell us about a warm up, wash out coming soon to day is thursday, october 26th good morning i'm jim donovan. katie and meisha keeping an eye on things. >> a lot going on.
>> a lot of alliteration, warming, washing out. >> not so much in the world of travel. we're almost there. wouldn't it be fun to work seven days a week? >> what are you talking about. >> we just have a couple accidents out there, they are minor. >> what is the matter with you >> no, no. >> you got to get some rest, come on. >> no more, alliteration, r and r. >> lets take a look what is happening outside, storm scan is quiet at this hour. we have included here and there. that will not pose any problems. we have no fog issues, this morning and we also still have a hint of moisture here, notice back toward maryland, are a couple little speckles of green showing up, you may find that across the radar at some point, maybe a sprinkle, do you need umbrella? this is not one of the days where it is required. later on, yeah, but wait for that we will have much more coming our way later in the
show. i want to get you out the door here. the wind speed are not all that exciting, you are generally n'synx will digits here but because it is out of the northwest, chillier this morning this is noticeable and it will make you hug that coat tighter walking out the door anytime you feel that breeze even though it is modest right now but do expect that these temperatures will not be budg ing too, too high here today. current temperatures as part of the neighborhood network are in the low at best mid 40 's and we have a couple spots in the 30's this morning in the city, we expect to bottom out in the 40's. so with time we do rebound certainly but only up to 60, again with the sprinkle here and there, it is a cool day out there to day, meisha. >> it felt chilly walking out the door this morning, thanks very much, very good morning to all of you, well, our gateway, things are looking good, ben franklin bridge looking just, as it should, our friend, the bend been never disappoints always a beautiful shot.
forty-two northbound at creek road take this toward 295, would i say levels are starting to change a little bit right now cracking in the 5:00 o'clock hour. you don't need to leave early just yet you will as we approach 6:00 o'clock hour. route 422 moving in the eastbound direction lots of vehicles out there as well. this is an accident i was talking about, not yet cleared this one has injuries, tinicum township, tinicum island road at stephens drive this one is still out there as we progress , if it stays out there start to factor that in around that area give yourself extra time. walt whitman bridge closing tonight, closing again tonight , 20 minute intervals for some construction between 10:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. my night riders, head up on that. back to you. video is shock to go see a brazen attack caught on camera in southwest philadelphia police are trying to track down five suspects, and, "eyewitness news" reporter trang do is live, and, and, trang do what can you tell us.
>> rahel and jim, police estimate that the men involved in the heinous crime are in their teens and early 20's, some as young as 14, it happens right across the street here outside this luk oil gas station. victim was left for dead in the middle of the roadway until someone called for help, fortunately it was all caught on surveillance video. take a look this happened last friday around 11:00p near 58th and baltimore. a 56 year-old pizza delivery man had just made a delivery and walking back to his car when approached by five young men between age of 14 to 25. now you can see in the video one of the men pulled out and pointed at victim and then hits him from behind knocking him out cold. another member of the group then drives off in the victim 's chevy prism while man with the gun rifles through his pockets. >> it is horrifying to see kid at this age acting this way, for no reason at all.
it makes me wonder where these kid parents are at and what are they teaching these kid. these kid at that age should be doing something productive, reading books, playing sports, but not assaulting 56 year-old guys doing nothing but trying to make a few dollars for his family. >> paramedics rush the victim to penn presbyterian hospital with the severe head injury, in the coma for three days but has since recovered and is at home, anyone with any information is asked to call 215-686-tips and for now we are live in kingsessing i'm trang do, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". rahel and jim, back to you. search is on for serial cigarette thief in upper darby the suspect has burglarized some 14 businesses over a two month period. mess of the thefts lake this were caught on camera. authorities say thief has been picky one stealing newport and marlboro cigarettes. if you recognize this suspect police want to hear from you. in other news shooter
still on the loose after murder of two teenage boys in south philadelphia. hundreds of friends, community members attended a vigil at 12th and ritner where victims were shot tuesday night following an argument. one of the victims was 16 year-old sal dinubile, a junior at st. joes prep. it happened right outside his home. second victim was caleer miller a junior at mastery charter school. miller's mother says her son was not the type of child to get in trouble. >> i'm angry. i'm heart broken. it shouldn't have been, he didn't deserve it. >> this is just so sad. investigators still working on a motive. police have not made any arrest but they believe the shooter is a teenager. south street institution is no more as crews tear down bridget foy's rest tur rant following yesterday morning's devastating fire. neighbors and regulars watched as demolition crew went to work knocking down what was left of the corner of second
and south. again, fire broke out yesterday morning and burned for hours. three fire fighters were injured, two dogs were killed at a pet groomers and still in word what sparked that fire. happening today preliminary hearing for the man police say went on a deadly shooting spree last august, and then alluded police for a movement derek rollins was arrested in july and georgia. almost a month after shooting death of generally in haverford, so far police say they have no motive for violence. rollins is also accused of shooting at two men in overbrook an hour before lee's murder. those victims survived. also happening today u.s. district court moved argument to philadelphia's lawsuit against attorney general jeff sessions and sanctuary cities case. city claims sessions illegally added conditions to philadelphia's justice department grants in order to force city to turn over allege illegal immigrants in custody. groups representing various cities, counties and legal organizations have filed briefs in support of the philadelphia's case. president trump returns to
washington today while denying reports of the feuding within the republican party this comes after two g.o.p. senators critical of the president announced they will not seek reelection. they include arizona senator jeff flake who called president's behavior quote undignified, other is senator bob corker, from tennessee. it has been more than a month since hurricane maria tore through puerto rico. >> three-quarters of the island are without power and cbs news correspondent nicki batiste reports that questions are being asked about the company in charge with restoring electricity. >> reporter: mayor of san juan , puerto rico is engaged with the twitter battle awarded a in bid, 300 million-dollar contract to help rebuild the island's power grid. carmen cruz in an interview with yahoo news tuesday evening said she thinks that the deal with whitefish energy should be voided. whitefish is two years old, has two full-time employees and handful of ties to the trump administration. cruz described the company as inadequate, and said that the contract lacks due diligence.
whitefish insisted that her comments were misplaced, cruz response, it is whitefish energy feels asking for transparency is misplaced what are they afraid we will find? whitefish shot back with the threat to leave writing we have got 44 lineman rebuilding power lines in your city and 40 more men just arrived, do you want us to send them back or keep working? the company late's pol guyed, lawmakers are eager to know how whitefish got the job in the first place. >> my biggest concern is we don't have enough information as to the process that went through. >> reporter: other question can whitefish fulfill its end of the deal. >> this is a pretty small company, are they capable have doing the job that is needed here. >> reporter: politicians on capitol hill from both side are calling for an investigation into the white fish contract. nicki batiste for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". still ahead president george hw bush is facing
accusations that he in a prep eighthly touched an actress from our area. also ahead wild fires spread nothing an area designated as a world heritage side we will tell you what its being threatened there. it is time for dodgers baseball. >> and legendary announcer vin skully kicks off game two last night, great game, pat has hey lights in sports, don't go
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welcome back, flames tore from a rooftop in los angeles one of the two blazes simultaneously near dodgers stadium during game two of the world series, helicopter was able to put this one out, a separate brush fire, started near edge of the stadium's parking lot, fire fighters quickly responded and got that blaze under control as well. by the way dodgers who to the astros last night, series tied now one appease. fire fighters in brazil, and, national park that park is home to rare species of wild life now threatened by growing fire. the blaze started last tuesday reports say the fire already burned about a quarter of the park, crews are on the ground, and using flames to get that fire under control, and officials believe that the fire was intention only, set. >> you hate to hear stories like that but men los angeles
those are crazy flames. >> yep. >> so katie, it was chilly outside this morning when we walked outside. >> just a smidge, yeah. some folks up in the mountains bottoming out in the 30's, so it could be worse, right. >> yes. >> it is chilly around great lakes region as well, we could face much cooler air then our neighbors would be not even just locally but also, across state lines, however, we are actually setting up for chillier night tonight and frost advisory to boot. we will talk more about that but also, this is now some pretty, interesting much more active weather in the next couple days there are breaks, certainly but storm scan at the moment is quiet, certainly locally we have a big swab of green working across eastern new england but this system trying to make its departure. wrap around moisture with the north west wind flow will bring in a few additional cloud, perhaps a sprinkle, do you need umbrella? absolutely not. don't worry about that.
i will focus on when it comes to weather is a heavier layer, walk out the door but for the most part we are basically in the clear for a couple of days it is into tomorrow that this frost advisory initial to effect. as of 2:00 a.m. temperatures bottoming out what promises to be a clear sky and a few cloud it is not urban corridor or shore points where we have influence of the ocean water but coldest spot, pine land out to the north and western mess suburbs lehigh valley, this is nothing new for this time of the year. this is right on coup for when we should be seeing our first frost of the season, late october, however, it is, now time to start thinking about, again, dressing appropriately for the weather. you cannot getaway with flip-flops here in the next day and a half but look at the temperatures bottom out early in the morning, well in the 30 's north and western suburbs , millville, maybe an anomaly here, your most remote spots in the pine land area
where we will see potential for frost. as for today most has been in the 50's, we will rebound to 60. no harm, no foul, no big deal, later tonight dipping down to 44 in the city. that is seasonal but you the lining suburbs, likely will see frost, might see extra time friday morning but sun will shine just this sunday, a lot of eagles green, it looks like it will be a soggy day. >> no fun. >> i will be out there with my umbrella, hope to see all of you out there with pip on sunday. looking outside, we are looking great. looking at the vine right now eastbound side starting to heat up, westbound side looking good, quiet, delaware county looking, good, we're certainly starting to see vehicles hit roadway here but delaware county i-95 north, taking this to the airport we are looking good there. schuylkill at belmont avenue taillights in the eastbound direction. we can see movement here still looking good, just as it should but boulevard at fox street same story here headlights moving in the
southbound direction. we did have an accident tinicum township that has new been since cleared. we are right now accident free which is nice, walt whitman just call this to your attention for my truck drivers , overnight riders, walt whitman bridge 20 minute closures, starting tonight or yesterday night and then tonight, so, 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. this is happening, just a head up on that. construction, this is out here as well north bound near quakertown that left lane is compromised, and overall, and, it is more construction, fun, rahel, back over to you. >> and, now we are looking at newspaper headlines across the region. >> in the mercury, 50 cows escaped injury as a fire ripped through a chester county barn. chopper three overhead with the large fire breaking out around 7:30 at ridge star farm , in east vincentown ship. several area fire co responded and structure was destroyed. from the burlington county times it has been over four
decade since two, teenage boys vanished from the new list one state school in wood land and new fbi is looking for answers agency announce that had david williams and stephen anderson went missing after playing baseball with staff members at a field near their residents in 1975 has been added to the kidnapping and missing persons list. drivers in downtown wilmington can pay for parking with their phones, and park mobile app will allow them to add monday to it meter remetly and receive warning when time on the meter is about to expire and will work with 1,000-meter spaces in the downtown district. >> that is a look from the newspaper headlines around the delaware valley. up next, pat has your morning sports. good morning, patrick. >> good morning. if you stayed up you saw two wild finishes, sixers trying to hold on against rockets that came down to the final shot. dodgers and astros went back and forth in game two of the world series. come back for
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welcome back everyone we're glad you are here this morning. >> pat has sports and highlights from an amazing game two of the world series. good morning, pat. >> change the channel on world series game two you missed that amazing game that ended in a historic finish, featured eight long balls. astros themselves hit four home runs, from the ninth inning on. and it came down to this one george springer a two run blast in the 11th that gave astros enough to hang on as they beat l.a. seven-six. their first ever world series win. this is 113th world series, first time ever, eight home runs have been hit in one game series lock at one game, game
three tomorrow night in houston. >> if you like october baseball, if you like any kind of baseball, that is one of the most incredible games you will ever be a part of. >> i don't know how to explain how we all felt right there, it was a sigh of relief, like, okay. we can do it. as the process continues, we are still seeing growing pains. not only was there a setback to first overall pick markelle fultz but sixers are finding their way on the court as a team and last night no difference against rockets. first quarter tj mcconnell and joel embiid work two man game, look out below, joe joe had another big game 21 points, six board in 25 minutes. third quarter we will go to tie game mcconnell again find a mere johnson for missed dunk but, he is there for steel and dish and johnson is not
missing that one. move to the fourth quarter final seconds can sixers held off this one, eric gordon in the corner, with the dagger. the sixers lose a heart break er, 105-104, up next they are in dallas saturday night. no markelle fultz out three games with shoulder sore ness. news comes after his agent went public with details of the injury, the gm brian colangelo says shoulder issue could stem from his new shooting mechanics. >> sometime during the month of august, he might have work on his shot and could be the cause of the irritation and inflammation in the shoulder, just new mechanics, shooting mechanics sometimes puts your shoulder in a different position. whatever the case, whichever happened first he is dealing with soreness and nothing more >> pete williams, markelle fultz personal trainer, spoke to our friend chris carlen and
ike reason 94 wip yesterday and denies markelle was trying to change his mechanics before the injury. williams also doesn't know why sixers would even say that but stay tuned as the fultz saga continues. short week for eagles as they get ready for san francisco 49ers at the lincoln sunday, tail of two teams, bird with the best record in football at six-one. while 49ers are zero and seven after loss of jordan hicks it may appear they may use naje good and joe walk inner his place. he will miss rest of the season. that means nigel bradham has big shoes to fill as quarterback of the defense. >> we have already played a lot of football without him this year. it is nothing that we have in the done before, you know, guys will step up into different rolls. we have been doing that all season long. you know, we will miss him on the field for sure. >> we now know our cbs-3
friday football frenzy game of the week, you voted, we are heading to montgomery county to see upper dublin at upper moreland, thank you all for voting. we will see you tomorrow morning and tomorrow night, i think. >> what do you mean i think. >> we will see. >> does tomorrow offer something we don't knowy don't know. >> we love to see you out there tomorrow. >> it is fun to be there. >> so excited. >> yes. >> coming up in the next half an hour of "eyewitness news" major changes for travelers arriving from overseas. we will have a life report from wall street. today is a day historic documents pertaining to the kennedy assassination could be released. we will tell what you details may not be revealed. america's opioid epidemic takes center stage at the white house today, the promise president trump is making, katie. as we get closer to the weekend things are getting into focus as to how it will shake out. it is a half and half weekend here with sunshine and nice pleasant warmth saturday, that
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i'm rahel solomon. aim jim donovan. katie and meisha will be along in a moment but first here's what you need to know to start your day in our morning minute , this thursday, october 26th. >> attacked and carjacked a pizza delivery driver knock out cold, while one suspect goes through his pockets, other takes off in his car. >> he was in the coma for three days but since recovered and is at home. >> hundreds gathered to mourn two teens gunned down on a south philadelphia street. >> i will miss him so much. >> top secret files from the assassination of the president john f. kennedy will be made public for the first time ever >> as final documents are about to be released the conversation around conspiracy theories, continues.