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information is concerned, this is what we know at this point. police say it was shortly before 5:00 this evening eyewitnesses told police two men opened fire. their target appeared to be a white car. police say a 13 year-old is sitting inside that car, was hit twice, once in his thigh, and once in his arm. we found that car nearby, park in the 2,000 block of hamburger street and we in fact saw about a handful of bullets on the front passenger side of that car. and, at this point as you mentioned police say that the 13 year-old was immediately rushed to chop and right now that child is listed in stable condition. once again this is a developing story, police are on the scene, once again they believe, according to eyewitnesses here at the scene the same two men, who were involved in that initial shooting are reported to have run into a home in the 2,000 block of mountain street.
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police declared a barricade situation here and as soon as we get any more information we will bring it to you but that is very latest from south philadelphia, i'm elizabeth hur, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks very much. tonight other top story involves bears in the suburbs. there have been several bear sight goes in the last few weeks, and four south jersey townships right around this area. it is believed at least two bears are lingering around populated areas tonight. >> lets look at those, there are several different areas where these bears have been spotted. lets see, winslow township. waterford township, evesham township and mount laurel. they are all spotted in those areas and many people want to know what is caution the increase in this bear activity. >> that is the the big question tonight and for answers about that we will turn to "eyewitness news" reporter walt hunter who joins us from mount laurel with more, walt. >> reporter: just when we thought we were running out of things to blame on last winter's miserable winter, how
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about about an explosion of bears in the suburbs. how is that again? well, bears had their natural food supply destroyed in many cases by the fierce winter so just like when they close a super mark in your neighborhood and you go elsewhere bears have been ranging further out trying to get food he was big fury and not in a hurry. black bear spotted by sue alwine and her husband outside their evesham township home saturday. >> shocking. i don't know what else to say about it. >> reporter: police say the same bear has been wondering through local neighborhoods since first being spotted in water ford township last week. his most resenter experience at mount laurel and church roads at 9:00 o'clock monday morning, abe at dinner time around hainesport and heartford roads. >> it was pretty amazing because he wasn't scared of people, which we thought he would be more skiddish, you
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know, people were around watching him and he was not frayed. >> reporter: local schools and neighbors were alerted by police but there were no lock downs or evacuations. curiosity, trumping concern for at least one neighbor. >> i want to see him. i'm not scared. i wanted to see what he looked like in person. >> reporter: police warned never to approach the bear. alwine's taking these pictures and video from safely inside of their home. >> obviously as bear population is increasing in the state we will see this activity more often. >> reporter: police say black bears like this have been spotted in all 21 new jersey counties as their natural habitats shrink. and officials add that the harsh win the their killed off food supplies means it is likely you'll be seeing more and more of them in unexpected neighborhoods, as they search for something to eat. police say two bear sightings last week in winslow township apparently are a second bear, not the this bear.
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finally state gaming officials say they are not joining search for this bear for the time being, they say he has shown no signs of being dangerous or harmful and they are hoping that he'll just go back where he came from. live from mount laurel i'm walt hunter cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we will turn to weather now getting ready for a big warm up. it was a beautiful tatters day to day was nice as well but also a little warm. "eyewitness news" in easton as people enjoyed the walk near lehigh river. what a beautiful scene there blue skies. meteorologist kathy orr joins us from outside from the cbs-3 sky deck with what we can expect as the week rolls rolls along. >> it is warm but air is dry. you kind of feel comfortable. that won't be the case tomorrow. temperatures will be warmer making it to 90 degrees. humidity will rise making it feel like the dog days of summer. you remember those? it has been a while though. lets take a look at storm scan three. we have a few showers, few isolated thunder showers out there heading towards
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baltimore and washington. we have another batch west of williamsport but by the time they make it to our area rather it will be in the form of the the scattered shower. philadelphia 87. high to daze 88. allentown 85. trenton 85. down the the shore temperatures in the 70's. this evening it will be warm, 82 at 7:00 p.m. moon lit and muggy at 9:00. . in m at 78. by 11:00 p.m. the stray shower is possible. especially towards midnight hour. temperature is 75 degrees. coming up we will take a look at our stretch of 90's and also, when the storms return to the forecast, you know, it won't be long. i'll see you later on in the broadcast. >> kathy, thank you. philadelphia police confirmed two men involve in the shoot-out at a fathers day block part write shot by officers. the gun fire erupted in the 3200 block of north randolph street. authorities say that two male suspects would not drop their weapons and they tried to runaway. police shot the a 36 year-old man several times. he is listed in critical condition. another suspect was shot in the arm by police and he is in
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stable condition. and another man is also in custody. a school bus and a vehicle collided in northeast philadelphia, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries. chopper three over roosevelt boulevard and goodnau street where that accident happened just after 8:00 this morning. there were students on that bus but they were not hurt. the the accident is under investigation. developing news tonight, clashes in iraq worse after sunni militants seized control of another key city to day. they call themselves islamic state of iraq in syria. or isis. thousands have been forced to flee their homes as these militants fight their way towards baghdad. the obama administration says it is opened to talks with iran to provide support, for the iraqi military more u.s. warships have also arrived in the persian gulf. meantime concerns are growing for iraqi native who live in our area today
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"eyewitness news" reporter jane carabao spoke with one woman hoist keeping a close watch on her father overseas. >> reporter: life for this woman is much more simple now. she works. she goes to school. her family is safe in america. that is all but one, her father still lives in iraq. every day, she wonders and worries. >> i call him, and i cry. i pick up the even if and cry. i said can you go to him. >> reporter: thought of losing him brings tears to her eyes. she's an refugee living in northeast philadelphia her father lives in basra, southern iraq, while he is removed from the violence her friend and families are not as fortunate. >> we cannot go out. at 6:00 o'clock you cannot go out. >> reporter: her father says video like this clips shown on the news of attacks by militant groups. he was eight years old when two of her own uncles were killed after speaking out begins saddam hussein.
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>> we just want to keep them safe. >> reporter: the nationalities services center which help relocate immigrants and refugees says it has relocated close to 800 iraqis to northeast philadelphia, so much so that this part of the bustleton avenue is becoming known as little baghdad and it is one of the first places many stop right here, right here. she owns that restaurant. two employees are from iraq. >> i can see my friend but next day they disappear. >> reporter: as she watches what happens next, she hopes to hear her father's voice and one day see them again. in northeast philadelphia, jane carabao, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the iraqi clashes. we will bring you updates on television and also on line at cbs philly.com. after days of delay due to rainy weather a new traffic pattern takes effect tonight on northbound i-95. penndot will be shifting lanes
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between girard and allegheny. goal to make way for construction. crews will be rebuilding and expand ago this road so expect delays in the future. a similar traffic pattern shift is in the southbound lanes and is scheduled for next monday. septa says it is pleased with this trial run of, weekend overnight services on the broad street market street lines. this started over the weekend. "eyewitness news" was on hand thursday for kick off event, between midnight and 5:00 a.m. sunday septa said it had nearly 5800 riders. no crime was reported or observed by septa police during that overnight services. still to come the mayor of atlantic city with the big announcement, cleve. >> reporter: with the rainbow flag atlantic city designates a lgbt friendly beach. we will speak the with the mayor about his vision for atlantic city. he gave his life in the line of duty, now people on the schuylkill river trail will have a constant reminder of officer brad fox. we will show you what is being
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put there in his honor, kathy? all is dry but we could see scattered showers make it in late this evening. after that summer-like sizzle will be moving in leslie. phillies starting a crucial stretch of games starting tonight in atlanta and sixers possible first round draft pick comes to town, i'll have much more on andrew wiggins in sports.
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atlantic city is taking steps to court gay and lesbian supporters. >> the town's mayor took part in the dedication today of is what being called a gay friendly beach. >> i'm so delighted to be the mayor of atlantic city where we don't just love our diversity but we embrace it. >> reporter: with the rainbow flag that marked the entrance atlantic city's openly gay mayor don guardian designated park place beach as lgbt friendly. >> don has a lot of work ahead of them but is there excitement in the air. you can feel it in atlantic city. >> reporter: in the first six months guardian made clear efforts to draw visitors and clean up the cities appearance. guardian's biggest challenge is finding money to operate the city, in the last four
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years cities tax base has shrunk in half due to the struggling casino industry. last year the city had to raise property taxes, and plans to dot same this year depending on how much state aid they receive. >> we're in this together. we are trying to rebuild and i'm trying to build up tax, income and jobs for residents. >> reporter: around town guardian seems to be get gooding reviews. >> looking back for his short period of time he is doing extremely well a lot of people really respect him and really like him. >> reporter: natasha taylor didn't support guardian when he what's electric but his attitude change her mind. >> he is in tune, he is in touch and he is out in the community a lot. >> reporter: while summer means a lot for fun in atlantic city expect heat of the political fashion in july when budget will be finalized and taxpayers will find out how much more they will owe. cleve bryan, cbs-3 eyewitness news. well, protecting people was his job, and his duty, today dedication in honor of the slain montgomery county police officer will keep those on a popular nature trail
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safe. "eyewitness news" at the schuylkill river trail where rotary club donated steel poles, called ballards in the name of brad fox. plymouth township police officer was shot and killed in september 2012 on the eve of his birthday while chasing a suspect. these posts are designed to prevent cars from driving on the trails. >> we hope that they will help keep our community safe on the trail, and to honor officer fox's memory. >> reporter: those poles installed near the brad fox memorial on the schuylkill river trail. well, it is a spectacular day to be outside, to be on the trail and enjoying it, get out there now because you said humidity is on its way. >> it is pretty hot outside, if you are outside in the sunshine. >> that is right. >> tomorrow we have the the heat, and the humidity that 1/2 punch or double whamy making it feel different. outside it is very pretty
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afternoon. looking across delaware in center city philadelphia from campbell's feel, we are hazy, sky getting milky white and that is trend as humidity moves in tonight and really begins to max out tomorrow. now, you can see down the shore it is comfortable. temperatures start off in the 80's but sea breeze kick in and now we're in the 70's. jacket will be required down the shore, if you are lucky enough to be down there this evening. exton storm scan three we have scattered showers popping up. this activity going toward baltimore and washington a few showers to the west of williamsport near punxsutawney and by the time any of that would make it to us it will be in the weaken form of the isolated shower. high temperature today in philadelphia 88 degrees. normal eight 36789 the record 100 setback in this date in 1991, do you remember that? those were warm years. right now in fill 587. seventy-nine in millville. seventy-eight in the poconos. eighty-three in wilmington a lot of heat. even scranton 856789 richmond 90 pittsburgh eight two.
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you can see in state college a rain cooled 82 degrees. we are going to watch as high pressure dominates our weather and gets in the sum are-like pattern. high off the coast. we will get into that return flow and that means heat and humidity coming up that coastal plane. it will feel much different tomorrow. just standing still, you will be perspiring. during the day on wednesday, 90's again, we will watch this front though because it will create some lift and that means scattered showers and thunderstorms in that warm humid environment. thursday still in the 80's, still a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms just those summer-time like storms. during evening you skies cloudy, late tonight a chance of the isolated shower, low of six two. during the daze tuesday, mess liz sunny hot and more humid. our first 90-degree day since last september. as we look ahead you can look at the numbers that we have to beat. ninety-eight is record for tuesday that was set in 1957. ninety-six the record for
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wednesday, we will come close to that, but most likely not break it. we will see. during the day on this shore, tuesday 83. and then same goes for wet, before the sea breeze knocks that out. on the exclusive eyewitness weather seven day forecast looking ahead to temperatures back in the 80's as we make our waste into the end of the week and into the weekend and then by the time next week rolls around we are back in the 80's for more on the heat lets check with meteorologist kate bilo, kate. >> thanks, kathy feeling like summer as we head through this last week of spring. summer doesn't start until the weekend but wouldn't know pit if you stepped outside. take a look at forecast ted highs for tomorrow across the region. we are looking to hit 90 in a few spots namely philadelphia, wilmington, dover, inland areas looking to hit that 90-degree mark in other spots just getting to the 80's. not the hottest day we have ever had. we are not near a record for the day tomorrow but it will definitely be the hottest day
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of the year so far f we hit 90-degree. temperature has not yet reach 90. that is a rare other currents for us here in philadelphia on average we get to 90 through last week or so of may. in the last decade, june 8th is the latest first, 90-degree day we have hat had. already thinks latest first 90-degree day in a decade but certainly not the latest 90-degree day on record that would be july 14th of 197 two the latest date that 90 degrees was reached for the first time in history. i'm meteorologist kate bilo for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good evening, everyone. we have a situation if you are traffic on the westbound side of the vine street expressway. emergency teams are on the scene putting out the a vehicle fire, this is westbound vine off ramp to the ben franklin parkway. off ramp is now closed. fuzz are trying to head in that area broad street is your best idea and maneuvering around center city. give yourself some more in time on top of wherever where
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if you are are go to need more time. your schuylkill you are average speeds around your western suburbs lower than 46 on the eastbound side, 29 traveling on 476 and heading on i-95 dropping down to 18 miles an her there but keep in mind traveling i-95, this would be in new jersey, northbound at 206, we have a jackknife tractor trail other accident, in the trenton section, so that will definitely set you back and i believe it was guess cast talking about this earlier. yes that new traffic pattern begins tonight 95 northbound between girard and allegheny so expect a setback but stay with us on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we wi male announcer: coand join oure wtraveling celebrational as the chesapeake campaign visits town festivals up and down our shores. visit starspangled200.com. presented by at&t. maryland. land of discovery.
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male announcer: coand join oure wtraveling celebrational as the chesapeake campaign visits town festivals up and down our shores. visit starspangled200.com. presented by at&t. maryland. land of discovery. the phillies start a seven game road trip in atlanta, cole hamels on the mound for phillies this road trip starts a tough 35 game stretch for
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the the phillies, 32 of them will be against teams that are 500 or better. it will end a week right before the trade deadline and by then we will necessity if the phillies will be buyers or sellers. today sports world lost a legend hall of famer tony gwynn lost his battle with cancer at five 46789 he won eight batting titles and got his first career hit against the phillies. tony played his entire 20 seasons with the padres and finished with 3141 hits and 338 batting average and considered one of the game's greatest hitters. phillies manager ryne sandberg reflects on tony's hall of fame career. >> also one of the few players that i would go out and watch batting practice and watch him take batting practice just to see the swing and see the results. he is a big loss for baseball. >> tony's son tony junior plays for the phillies. he left to be with his family. sent this tweet. today i lost my dad, my best friend and my mentor.
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i'm going to miss you so much pops. i'm going to do everything in my pur to continue to make you proud. love you pops. nba draft only ten days away. for sixers fans one of the best players in that draft class his in town as we speak. andrew wiggins had a private work out at sixers facility and when it was over he went out with sixers center nerlens noel. nineteen year-old forward average 17 points a game in his only year with kansas. sixers have third and tenth pick in the first round of the draft but could trade up if they like what they see. eagles starting a three day mini camp, last season chip kelly's fast pace offense caught league by surprise. now the teams kind of necessity what to expect? what will change this season. >> every team istive rent each year. there is a way that we function. we can try to play fast, we can slow it down and go at a normal pace but whatever is important whatever we choose to do we have to do it better.
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>> eagles and mayor nutter kicking off their meals for kids campaign. school was out over a thousand different sites will be serving up meals for kids today, john dorenbos was on hand to lead children for morning exercise before sitting down for a sum are meal. to the world cup team u.s.a. is playing ghana as we speak and they lead one to nothing. dempsey has scored for team u.s.a. in the first minute of play, we will be right back.
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thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00. we return at ten on our sister station wpsg the cw philly and we are back here at 11:00. "cbs evening news" is next. they will have latest from iraq as that crisis continues, to deepen. in for scott pelley tonight is jeff glure reporting from new york.
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>> tonight, back to iraq. president obama considers sending in u.s. special forces as another key iraqi city falls. >> the men here are telling us the militants are just 50 yards in that direction. >> holly williams is in northern iraq. clarissa ward in baghdad, liz palmer in syria. another g.m. recall. once again, the ignition switch. more than 3 million vehicles this time. we'll tell you which ones. when do facebook comments cross the line from protected speech to criminal threats? john blackstone on a case going to the supreme court. and elaine quijano in brazil where america's spirits are high, expectationszgám low. >> for us, win ago world cup is just not realistic.

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