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august 10th, good morning everyone i'm elizabeth hur, time is 6:59 here in center city philadelphia and here is meteorologist carol erickson in the eyewitness weather center with a beautiful outlook. >> beautiful outlook. it will be summer-like. this is what we waited for. no one needs to be reminded of the winter but in case you do get outside today because it will be summer at its best. we have sunshine out there right now, center city philadelphia temperature of 66 degrees. sky scam three showing that lovely shot. here is another lovely shot from neighborhood weathernet work. notice how pretty it looks at the shore and we have a great day to be at the beach, in the water, the water temperatures are in the 70's and it just looks terrific. remember with the full moon we have a moderate risk of rip current because the moon's impact on the tides and not only on the tides but we are also looking at a coastal flood advisory and that goes until about 7:00 to 2:00 a.m. it depend where you are but
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that gives an idea. minor tidal flooding is possible. in an area that you know, um, it comes up, and you have something there you may want to have move it to slightly higher ground. we have storm scan three showing no problems whatsoever. temperatures in the 60's right now just about every place and we are on our way to that lovely 88 degrees. we will talk about how long we will keep temperatures like this and dry weather coming up, liz? >> thank you. we will begin this hour with breaking news as "eyewitness news" was first to tell you philadelphia police are questioning a person of interest in the murder of a mother in northeast philadelphia connie maclean murray went for a jog monday night and then never return home. she was found dead the next morning. near penny pack park. "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry has latest details on the investigation live from police headquarters. >> reporter: that is right, liz. police have a person of interest in custody for questioning after the body of a missing jogger was found
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earlier this week. this is as police continue to search for evidence. police have spent the past several days in penny pack park searching for clues to find the person responsible for connie maclean murray's death. they combed through the area overnight in hopes of finding her cell phone. the wife and mother of two went for a jog monday night. when she did not return home her family called police. by tuesday morning her body was discovered at holmes and convent avenue near a cemetery. autopsy results show maclean murray tried to fight off her attacker but she was strangled. neighbors say they are on edge. >> it is scary. i mean we're used to be able to leave the door opened and now you think twice. >> very scary because we walk down there with the kids and it is just so close to home and it is unbelievable. >> reporter: connie maclean murray's viewing is scheduled for tonight, her funeral is tomorrow morning. again, police have have a person of interest in custody
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right now, so far no charges have been filed. we are live at police headquarters syma chowdhry for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we have more breaking news right now nascar driver tony stewart has struck and killed a fellow driver. authorities in new york call it a tragic accident. it happened at the motor sport park late last night, the the victim is fellow sprint car driver kevin ward junior. racers collided in a previous lap and some onlookers felt that stewart deliberately hit ward. sheriff's office says stewart is cooperating with their investigation. new this morning an argument ends were four people being shot in the feltonville neighborhood. one of the victims was shot in the head and is in extremely critical condition. investigators say that two men got in the argument on the 4700 block of campus street. one of the men got on the phone and called a friend for help and not too long after a car pulled up with several men
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inside and then bullets started flying. police say the intended target was shot in the leg and started running toward the the intersection of whittaker and wyoming avenue putting innocent bystanders in harms way. >> at the same time there are two cars driving southbound on whittaker and civilian bullets are flying down the alley way and these two cars were hit. >> a driver of one of the cars was shot in the head and he is in critical condition. the the other car, two back seat passengers were both shot the in the neck, they are in stable condition. victim shot in the leg is also in stable condition and police tell thaws two persons of interest are in custody. dozens gathered to remember victims of the deadly carjacking crash in north philadelphia. three children were killed and their mother died from her injuries thursday night. "eyewitness news" reporter matt rivers has her story. >> reporter: there has been a lot of good by the in this
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neighborhood. saturday was for keisha williams. >> love you keisha. >> keisha, 34 year-old moth are of five struck in that fatal hit and run. she died 36789 days earlier while she laid in the hospital her family and friend laid three children to rest, kiera was 15, joseph ten, terence seven. >> i just wanted to just ask everyone to continuously pray for our family because we need it. >> reporter: saturday's vigil remembered all four who died selling fruit on the corner for their church. suspects in the car that hit them face multiple murder charges. >> i cannot describe what our family is feeling at this moment. >> reporter: keisha left two other children behind just 12 and 13 themselves. >> that is their only mom. that is only person they knew. how can you explain it. you only get one mom. >> reporter: as sunset candles were lit as they had been each night since july 25th. keisha's passing a final chapter of the terrible story.
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>> the hugs and the crying and we will get through this. just one day at a time. >> reporter: there has been a half dozen or so vigils at the scene of the crash but this will be the final one as this community tries to begin to move on. we're in north philadelphia, matt rivers, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". this morning the u.s. military says american jet fighters and drones have conduct four more air strikes on iraqi militants taking out armored carriers and a truck firing on civilians. early indication suggest that these strikes were successful. president obama addressed the conn frick before leaving for vacation and cbs news correspondent wendy gilette has details. >> reporter: u.s. military announced saturday night that war planes conduct four more air strikes against islamic militants. earlier in the day the u.s. made a second humanitarian air drop of food and water to thousands of iraqis who are trapped in the mountains of northern iraq by the militant
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men as isis answer issell. kurdish television show kurds forces delivering additional aid to the stranded kurds. they are members of the religious my north group under attack by the extremist. a small number of the refugees were able to scramble on board the plane as it took off. some cried overwhelmed by their ordeal. president obama addressed the crisis before leaving for a two week vacation on martha's vin yard. >> we feel confident that we can prevent isell from going up a mountain and slaughtering the people who are there. >> reporter: the president also said an international effort is underway to figure out thousand rescue the thousands of stranded kurds. the u.s. launch air strikes on friday against the insurgents near the iraqi kurdish capitol of erbill. >> i don't think we will solve this problem in weeks if that is what you mean. i think this will take sometime. >> reporter: the president
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called the military campaign a long term project but has promised that had combat troops won't join the fight. wendy gilllet for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the crisis in iraq and the united states involvement. you'll find updates anytime at cbs philly.com. in the meantime cross board's tax continue following the collapse of a three day truce aimed at ending the war between israel and hamas. air strikes struck more than 20 targets in the gaza strip and hamas officials say that strikes hit houses, mosque and training sites. egyptian led efforts to security a long term cease-fire are now in doubt after an israeli team would in the rejoin negotiations unless rockets fired from gaza stops. this morning philadelphia police need your help finding a missing mentally challenged teen. john chromier was last seen inside his home in the 2400 block of west fifth street.
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police say that the 14 year-old frequents area near 2300 block of sergeant street and also the 2500 block of dover street. he is, 5 feet four, about 180-pound, wearing a red short sleeve t-shirt, pants and light blue or gray nike sneakers. if you see him please call the the police. and new castle county police arrested 36 year-old william martin for a string of burglaries in bear delaware. martin is charged with burglary at six homes in the communities of tree lane terrace and lafayette landing town homes. police develop martin as a suspect when video surveillance link him to unauthorized use of a credit card at a local convenient store stolen from one of the victims. happening today the eagles return to their former home, the franklin field. the the birds are on -- holding an opened practice today beginning at 12:15.
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franklin field, on the campus of the university of parks was eagles home from 1958 to 1970. many of the teams alumni will be returning today, ticket for the event are sold out but "eyewitness news" will be there. also happening today taney dragons play for a chance to head to the little league world series. they will be taking on delaware's newark nationals. game time at 6:00 o'clock. there will be several viewing part is in our area here in philadelphia. good luck to the team and of course we will let you know how they do. it is quite a site in the skies over the delaware valley we will tell you all about the weekend's super moon and when you can see it again. and in hawaii residents are cleaning up from one storm and bracing for another, we are on the big island as home owner scrapple tomorrow get the big necessities. it is a taste of the country here in the big city, we will take you to the 25th
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annual pennsylvania dutch festival, that has hit center city streets looking like a farm, that and carol has your forecast for what is shaping up to be a pleasant sunday, stay with us, we will b
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back on "eyewitness news" with the birds eye view with the damage left behind on the big island in hawaii. you can see toppled trees sent flying by hurricane iselle.
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several hems were also damage. the island is bracing for a second soaking, this time from hurricane julio, cbs news correspondent bigad shaban has more from hawaii. >> we have ice over here. >> reporter: hundreds lined up in hard hit hawaii's big island to get free water and ice after tropical storm iselle hit through. this with man lost electricity three days ago but supplies of water and ice ran out before he got to the front of the line. >> it has been over two hours. they said they don't have enough. >> reporter: iselle made its mark the on the east coast, wind gusts up to 85 miles an hour uprooted trees and brought down power lines leaving a large rural part of the island in the dark. utility crews are on the big island repairing down power lines while taking advantage of the break in the rain. areas expecting more rough weather when hurricane julio is expect to pass just north of hawaii. hawaii electric and light says outages in some areas could
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last into next week. for now business owners in hilo are getting back to work. kyle summer manages the popular fish market. he said storm forced him to close-up shop for two days and now he is trying to avoid taking another financial hit. >> with our product when we get it, it is usually about 18 hours old so from there we have about 72 hours to move it. right now we are in the last tear. today pricees were about half about what they were a couple days ago. >> reporter: he is hoping to sell his fresh fish before it goes bad and before hurricane julio threatens business. bigad shaban for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and right now it is time for weather but before we get to carol, take a look at this, we saw this second super moon of the summer last night and it was a bright one, there will be one more chance to see the super moon and that will be on september 9th. carol, what a treat. >> it is a real treat and it
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illuminates everything at night, it is amazing but you'll also be able to see that, tonight too because it will not just disappear. it is really super right now. look at how pretty this looks, that is ben franklin bridge, the sky, it is great, i can't wait until they finish construction on this bridge and anyone who travels on it knows exactly what i'm saying and the words i'm not saying. we are looking at the super moon. here are a few facts on it. the fullest moon will be today, the the moon is closest point to the earth at 1:44 this afternoon which makes it a little harder to sianni then 221,000 miles away from the earth, 14 percent closer and 30 percent brighter and you know how bright it is, but who let the light on? nobody did except mother nature and atmosphere and the world. we are looking at margate beach patrol lot at waves coming into perfect looking weather, the at all beach
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location is today. you'll love it. get a sea breeze this afternoon probably as well. storm scan three nothing going on and a bay breeze in any of the locations along the bay. we have just no clouds right now. you might the see a couple of puffy clouds later this afternoon but that would be the extent of it. 53 degrees in the poconos. we have 60 degrees in the allentown area. 68 degrees out at the airport in philadelphia and 65 millville, 64 degrees in wildwood, and just lovely, and also because of the dew points being so low we have very little humidity and i'm sure you are enjoying that as well plus it makes it colder when you get out of the pool or any body of water because the water is evaporating so quickly. 58 degrees in philadelphia. dew .58 degrees, dew point in trenton. so everybody is doing fine. high pressure here, we are looking at it staying here for today, inn much have of tomorrow and then this front comes through here and that is on tuesday. we will pick up some rain showers and maybe some heavy ones by the time we get into tuesday night and wednesday. compute ther model shows us getting into monday a few
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clouds and then by tuesday we will start to see that front moving over the area but it doesn't get here until probably late tuesday night and first part of wednesday but downpours cannot be ruled out with this. so i have half and to a inch and a half of rain is possible. we have that super moon and persaid meteor showers going on but that super moon will limit the view, 40 to 50 meteors per hour look toward northeast sky but again you might have more difficult just because of the super moon. no difficulty with the forecast though, 88 in philadelphia. eighty at the shore. poconos, get out of the way and see it myself, 82 degrees. with 88 degrees, that can get warm. make sure pets are kept in the shade and you may want to join them out there. 88 degrees through philadelphia, 65 for the overnight temperatures. next couple of days looking terrific, 86 on monday, tuesday 82 but we will start to pick up those showers and thunderstorm chances second half of the day and first part
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of wednesday, and then by thursday, and friday, we could be not even 80 degrees, beautiful weather as high pressure builds in once again, liz? >> wow, almost fall-like carol. >> yes, really. >> time right now 7:19. time to see how the traffic is moving, along this morning here's ann evans at the cbs-3 traffic center g morning to you, ann. >> good morning, liz. this is the schuylkill expressway at south street. we have no delays or problems on the schuylkill this morning, it is coming along fine. keep in mind martin luther king drive is shut down through ben franklin parkway and falls bridge for recreational activities and beautiful day and a lot of folks doing. that we will move the traffic cam again to i-95 right at betsy ross bridge. i-95 looks good through philadelphia and suburbs, behaving itself, volume building on it but it is moving without delay or problems. we will move the traffic cam again to the walt whitman bridge mid span a beautiful picture of the walt whitman no delays or problems, traffic is picking um, heading to the
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shore, no problems further up on the 42 freeway, 55 looks good, in problems on the ac expressway or garden start parkway. it will be busy day because weather is so nice. taking a look at mass transit, patco trains running on a new schedule today and any questions contact patco at (856)772-6900 and this is scheduled through 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. other mass transit honor close to schedule. that is the latest from the cbs-3 traffic center i'm ann evans new liz, back to you. >> thanks, ann. coming up we will check with carol again this time carol answers your pet questions in this this weeks ask the vet. >> it is that awful sometimes unavoidable question, quality of life verse length of life. is there an answer? we will check that out with doctor jerry geffen on ask the
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it gives you options based on your budget -- it's a piece of cake. i was told there would be cake. get a free quote at progressive.com. a properly hydrated doggies a happy dog do you gree doctor jerry geffen. >> yes, do i. >> thank you. >> this seems like a really good segment where you don't disagree at all with me. >> i will not say a word. >> doctor jerry geffen, boulevard animal with us here once again for ask the vet. we have our little model who has hopefully found a deserving loving home. this is a tree men is adoption available for adoption as well as so many other dogs and cats at second and arch. we are at spay and newter clinic at 2900 grays ferry avenue. quality of life verse length of of life for your pet, is there a magic answer, ethical
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answer to when the end needs to come if you to have make that horrendous decision. >> it is a very difficult question. we talk about quality of life issues. sometimes it is more humane to let an animal not suffer. other times, sometimes there are things that can be done to improve quality of life. but meanwhile you take risk trying to improve quality have of life it may not work and therefore the pet has been sick longer. it is a very difficult question we try to answer on a individual base business each pet and their owner. >> there is no right answer unless there is obvious suffering that there will be never relief from. >> correct, yes. >> high blood pressure, if people have it, pets have it, i guess. >> yes, they do. >> do you take blood pressure as part of the routine exam and should you ask your vet do that. >> we are doing it more often then we used to ape a lot of disease dose cause high blood pressure and we can help treat these diseases by lowering pressure. >> are you lowering pressure to lower pressure or high
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blood pressure is causing an i'll affect elsewhere in the body. >> kidney disease in cats, cushions disease in dogs a the lot of these dogs have high blood pressure. you can get objecting lar changes in cats because of the blood pressure being high and can cause ruptures of vessels in the eye and lead to blindness. whole slew of things just like in humans, keep your blood pressure down. >> okay, low sodium diet. >> that will help and is there also medication that is can be prescribe that work very effectively. >> where would you get those low sodium due it or do you wait until you death your diagnosis of high blood pressure. >> if you don't have a diagnosis of high blood pressure you can certainly in the go to a low sodium diet, but i'm very careful myself. i don't like to drink or eat things that are salty. it is better to look for things lower in sodium. >> yes, and when you are throwing something from the table down tour dog know it could be salted and that is not what they are supposed to be having. >> correct. >> doggie alzheimer's, anything new, cognitive change that he is a dog can face when
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they are older mentally. >> i don't think there is a lot new. we have talked about certain foods, brain diet, the hills that some people find effective. there is some medications that have have some promise of working all those, in reality the percentage of good results with the medications have been small in my opinion. >> so just be patient with them. they can help but be as kind to them. >> try to make things as easier as possible. don't change things and try to keep things comfortable. >> absolutely, doctor geffen, thanks very much. fluff, you are too sweet my love. >> cute. >> well, hundreds show up to the 25th annual pennsylvania dutch festival, and the annual festival is held at reading terminal market here in center city. children had fun at the farm petting zoo while adults enjoyed live blue grass music and fees ted some traditional dutch grub. it looks like a lot of fun. well, coming up in the next hour of high witness news the road work that could cause
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you some headaches on your morning drive this week. plus former congressman anthony weiner looking to go back to work but not in politics, we will tell you what he hopes to do, next. also it is being called one of the toughest curfew laws in the country where parents will to have pay for their kids being out too late, we will tell you when we come right
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we continue to follow breaking news this morning as "eyewitness news" was first to tell you philadelphia police are questioning a person of interest in a murder case that has a northeast philadelphia community on edge. we're live with the very latest. about today is sunday august 10th good morning everyone i'm elizabeth hur and time is 7:30 here in center city philadelphia here is meteorologist carol erickson in the eyewitness weather center, okay, so if you are thinking of going down to the shore good day or bad day. >> perfect day. >> perfect day. >> perfect day. water temperatures are very comfortable in the middle 70's. we've got sunshine. there will be a sea breeze later on this afternoon which will keep things nice and cool and find an air temperature at the shore of 80 degrees at the shore. funny you should mention the shore. here is a picture offshore. ocean city on the boardwalk notice all of the people out there, great the day, you just don't have to be there you can
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stay in center city if you feel like it and go to the office and work on things in the the office all will day in the building, no, don't do that. this is an order. get outside. we have just terrific weather. we should not squander it. our storm scan three showing no problems at all. you'll enjoy yourselves outside today, but also know that it will be sunny at 88 degrees that can get warm. keep yourselves cool, hydrated and keep your pets, cool and hydrated and in the shade. we are looking at temperatures of 68 degrees right now in philadelphia. sixty-two trenton. sixty-six in wilmington. could not get more comfortable with these dew points down in the 50 a's and they may lower from that. our high temperature getting to 88 degrees. if you are comparing yesterday and to day we should be 2 degrees warmer today and no reason to stop it. there might be a cloud near philadelphia, about 6:00 o'clock. that should be the extent of it. you may see a few others popping up here and there but it is quiet.
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we will get spritz, precipitation on the seven day forecast and i will show you that, liz. >> thanks, carol. we have breaking news as "eyewitness news" was first to tell you homicide detectives get a break in the case of the jogger found dead in penny pack park. investigators are questioning a person of interest right now, victim, 46 year-old connie maclean murray was murdered when she went for a jog last monday night. "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry has very latest on this investigation, syma? >> reporter: that is right, police have a person of interest in custody for questioning after the body of a missing jogger was found dead in the northeast earlier this week. now police have spent the past several days in penny a pack park, searching for clues. they combed through the area overnight in hopes of finding the the victim's cell phone. forty-six year-old connie maclean murray was found dead tuesday morning. wife, mother of two went for
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a jog monday night. whether he she did not return home her family called the police. six hours later, her body was discover at home and convent avenue near a cemetery. autopsy results show maclean murray tried to fight off her attacker but she was strangled. now her viewing is scheduled for tonight and the funeral will be held tomorrow morning. again, police do have a person of interest in custody right now for questioning but so far no charges have been filed. we're live at police headquarters, syma chowdhry for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". syma, we are following more breaking news a sprint car driver is struck and killed by a fellow driver during a race. it happened around 10:30 last night at a met or sports park in new york. victim is kevin ward junior, who was struck and killed by nascar driver tony stewart. racers had collided in a previous lap and some onlookers felt stewart deliberately hit ward. sheriff's office says stewart
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is cooperating with their investigation. and a car crashes in to a building in west cape may, new jersey, take a look at this eyewitness cam picture, it happened saturday morning at professional property services office on the 600 block of park boulevard. police say 59 year-old sylvia byrd lightner was behind the wheel but there were no injuries and this crash remains under investigation. a search is underway for a gunman who shot a 24 year-old man in the face four times in north philadelphia the shooting happened on the 2900 block of north park avenue, saturday morning, the the victim was rush to the hospital, and is in critical condition. police are working to determine a motive for this shooting. a former willingboro teacher patrick maguire is charged with attempt to go lure a former student in the sexual relationship. prosecutors say maguire taught the now 15 year-old girl when she was a student in eighth
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grade at memorial middle school. a detective posed as the girl and set up a meeting with maguire on thursday he was arrested and being held on hundred thousand dollars bail. former eagles player irving fryar must soon deciding whether to plead guilty or go to trial in the mortgage fraud case. fryar faces a five-year sentence under a plea deal in burlington county. his mother eileen mcgee had been offered a three-year sentence, and they have until august 21st to accept the plea deal. fryar is charged with conspiring to kill one million-dollar through a mortgage scam run by william barksdale had been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison. eight fire fighters who suffered burns while battling a wild fire in northern california have have been released from the hospital. the crew was injured friday night while fighting the fire in men hence dosino county.
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an evacuation order had been issued for this area and flames are threatening dozens of buildings in six communities. blaze broke out july 30th after a lightening strike. in the meantime a judge denies a general motors motion to dismiss a wrong full death case against the auto maker. a trial date is set for april of 2016, the family of the 29 year-old nurse who died in 2010 in a crash near atlanta sued gm alleging that a faulty ignition switch unexpectly shut off engine and caused her to lose control. they settled last year with gm for five million-dollar but the case exposed how the auto maker let millions have cars stay on the road even after discovered this flaw. it has been linked to at least 13 deaths. one of the toughest curfew laws in the country is now in effect in the city of bald more and it is sparking controversy f kids are not off
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the streets on time rather their parents will to have pay. reporter rick ritter from our sister station wj z in baltimore has this story. >> reporter: one of the strictest curfew is a cross the country is now a reality in baltimore city. after 20 years kids are in longer allowed to rome the street, after midnight. the law requires teens under 14 to be home by 9:00. fourteen to 16 must be in by 10:00 p.m. on school nights and 11:00 p.m. on weekend. children are no stranger to the dangers long city streets after hours. >> all of the shooting, stabbing, fights. >> reporter: teens called out after fights will be taken to one of two youth centers opened two days a week like this rec center where they can engage in activity. other five days they are taking to department of social services but the mayor says it will connect at risk youth and communities to the help that they need. >> until they are adults, we are going to stand in that gap and make sure they are protect. >> reporter: if the officer sees a child out past curfew
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they could take the child home f that home life is uncertain the officer would take the the child to one of the two curfew centers. there is no denying controversy some say new law does not clear up issues of how police will identify an ununderage teen. >> one of the things i have heard from youth is they will run the site of police whether they have done anything wrong because they have such fear. >> reporter: parents like chan tell says the new law is worth a shot at the least. >> why not try something new what has been going on has in the been working. >> reporter: rick ritter for cbs news. at first family is on vacation in martha's vineyard. residents lined the streets to catch a glimpse of their motorcade saturday. the president kicked off their two week visit by playing golf. the first family will be in martha's vineyard for two weeks all they we are told the president will return to washington for two days, during this break. also former new york congressman anthony weiner says he wants to open a restaurant to help unemployed
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families in queens. weiner says he hopes to help families in the rock way neighborhood devastated by hurricane sandy almost two years ago. he hopes to create jobs and provide local food options to the community. the former congressman most recently lost his bid to be new york city's mayor follow a sexting scandal. heads up for drivers, penndot will be working on the spring garden street bridge necessary philadelphia work begins at 6:00 a.m. and penndot will be doing repair work to the bridges, carrying spring garden street over the schuylkill expressway and mlk drive and the schuylkill river and the schuylkill river trail. the project goes until next year. next time -- nighttime lane closures on the i-95 begin tonight at 9:00 o'clock. they are scheduled to be in effect until 5:00 o'clock in the morning. the it is happening in the northbound and southbound lanes near bridge street. work is scheduled to go
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through, friday. still ahead a california racings to the dogs, we will show you. and would you be smiling in this picture? police tracked down a python praying on people's pets. we will tell you how they finally captured this snake. carol has your forecast for what is expect to be a beauty, stay with us, we will be right back.
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welcome back everyone. a python that was causing
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trouble in one florida neighborhood is finally caught. take a look at this picture, port saint lucy police are holding a 12-foot, 120-pound python. they believe it was killing cats in the neighborhood. police captured the snake from waist high brush and authorities believe the python was once a pet. this particular snake we are told is banned in that state of florida. and from snakes to bugs, insects where they were the center of attention at bug fest at the academy of natural sciences in center city this weekend. visitors were able to take a close look at unique, live insects and also see some bug artwork and jewelry. for those brave enough even some treats made with insect ingredients, this event continues today. many of the best fisherman in the world are in our area putting their skills to the test, "eyewitness news" on the delaware river in the tacony yesterday for day three of the
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four day, 2014 bass mastery competition. anglers are trying to bring in the big ones and daily weigh ins of the fish are happening at penns landing. philadelphia native and eight time champion mike iconeli is odds on favorite to win. >> well, is there home river advantage and home river jinks. about 90 percent of the time if it is your home fishery you don't do well. i'm trying to overcome the the jinks but experience does help. you know, i noah lieutenant of place necessary this river. i know what to do when things get tough and that is a bonus for hure. >> he is in the lead heading in the last day of the competition, once again, today. kids in the delaware valley have a chance to experience a police car, fire engine and even some old fashion milk wagon. "eyewitness news" at promenade at sagemore for the tenth annual touch a truck fundraiser an event for ronald mcdonald house of southern new jersey. children are invited to climb
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on the trucks, sit on them and explore. organizers hope to raise almost $20,000 for camden non-profit. in haddonfield it was the perfect day to take in some history, arc logical dig at site of the historic indian king tavern is coming to a close. the visitors to the site were able to see what historians found around 270 year-old building on kings highway, wide variety of artifacts were uncovered and kitchen wear main glass wear from the 18th century. the northeast philadelphia rugby club hosted first annual philadelphia tournament this weekend. the event was opened to rugby clubs from across the region and eastern pennsylvania rugby union continues to grow and this is made up of some 2300 members already, the time right now 7:45.
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perfect time to check with meteorologist carol erickson. >> perfect time for weather to be perfect, as well, liz because it is the week end and everybody has plans and you've got weather that will allow those plans to go on, without even another plan to get inside, so don't even bother cleaning your house, in one has to go in it today. they can stay outside. we've got blue skies just a perfect day here. it looks great at the shore, it the is wonderful every place. our temperature in philadelphia right now is 68 degrees. it is just exactly as it was yesterday, temperature wise at this point in the morning. sixty-two in trenton. 66 degrees in wilmington. it is in the 50's still. 53 degrees in the poconos. sixty's at the shore. the ocean is press i mild at 75 degrees. i'm sure a lot of people will be out in that. we will go back to the west it is cool there too. state college, 55 degrees. we have 64 degrees over in pitberg this morning. storm scan three we are scanning, looking, trying to find something, we have a
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magnifying glass out. we are not finding anything. it is dry. high pressure is here. it is keeping everything very, very calm. i think you'll find it throughout the rest of the day looking exactly the same way. so we love this, a pat on the shoulder to the high pressure system that is over us, it does to have leave eventually, all good things have to come to an even, including high pressure and then we will get some rain in here. maybe on that tuesday and wednesday time period and that is not a bad thing. we could use a little bit of rain. we're looking at temperatures in the upper 80's. tomorrow in the mid to upper 80's, a little bit cooler tomorrow, this front comes through, we're still in the 80's on tuesday but we will start to pick up some rain and some thunderstorms, possible and that is later on in the day on tuesday the way it is timing out right now and maybe the first part of wednesday, before this whole thing can clear out of here and we will get more high pressure that is on the other side of that front. so it is just that we're continuing revolving door with all of this future weather, we are going to be going through a day of sunshine and a night of basically clear skies, and tomorrow, we will pick up a couple of clouds, and this is by tomorrow night, and then by
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tuesday, this is when it starts to get more interesting we will start to pick up a couple of chances of showers, at 8:00 o'clock tuesday night, heavier rain off a to the north and then by the time we get to early wednesday downpours is it possible. >> yes. >> we will be watching for that as this system pull s on through and by the time you wake up wednesday morning a lot of that should be gone. bob kelly, oh, know, not in any one's pool we hope. bob kelly enjoying himself at 88 degrees. uv index sunny and hot and it is great pool weather depend ing on who is sitting in your pool with you. bob kelly is sitting in this pool, so, he is going to be enjoying that ace try to move on from bob kelly. he must have set parameters on this thing because this doesn't even move. 88 degrees in philadelphia shore 80. poconos 82 degrees. just a beautiful day in all locations. i think you will love it. with all this sunshine though make sure i stay cool, hydrated and do very same
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thing for your pets. 65 degrees, mostly clear and comfortable tonight. people get rain chances and thunderstorm chances. tuesday night, first part of wednesday, otherwise, ideal after that in the 70's perhaps, liz? >> thanks, carol. time right now 7:49. time to check the the roads and highways, lets go to ann evans the at the cbs-3 traffic center, good morning, ann. >> good morning, liz. we are looking at i-95 at girard plenty of volume but some good news here. we have the girard on ramp that was closed for basically most of the weekend, repairs don trucks repairs and good to go now so you could, i-95 off ramp at girard is opened for business and i-95 looks good through philadelphia and its suburbs. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans new back to you. thanks, ann. we have more coming up phillies hold a special ceremonies at citizens bank park, it was big honor for former manager charlie manual we will show you his wall of
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fame induction next in sports. but first here's what is coming up next on cbs-3 tonight. and for many, it's a struggle to keep your a1c down. so imagine, what if there was a new class of medicine that works differently to lower blood sugar? imagine, loving your numbers.
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or its ingredients. symptoms of allergic reaction may include rash, swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing. if you experience any of these symptoms, stop taking invokana® and call your doctor right away or go to the nearest hospital. tell your doctor about any medical conditions, medications you are taking, and if you have kidney or liver problems. using invokana® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may increase risk of low blood sugar. it's time. lower your blood sugar with invokana®. imagine loving your numbers. ask your doctor about invokana®. most fans wanted jim leland, when phillies hired charlie manual it was right choice. he led phillies to five straight playoff appearances
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and one world championship. before last night's game with the mets he was induct in the phillies wall of fame. he got most wins in team history and he had this message for the fans. >> today, when i talk to you i love talking to you i sign all of the autographs i possibly can and i look forward to meeting you, i talk to you all the time, you have been the greatest. i love everything about you. i will shut up because i want to see the game, okay. i love you. i just got one thing to say, listen, this is for philadelphia. >> now to the game no score in the fifth, juan with the fly to left, dominic brown and jimmy rollins go for the ball, can't make the catch and that will lead to the mets first run of the game. in the seventh car looks ruiz likes the pitch from dylan ge e, pitch goes over the wall to the left for carlos first home run in two months. game would go in extra innings, bases loaded, lucas
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duda with the single to drive in the game winning run and they beat phillies two -one. eagles will hold their last public practice this afternoon at a sold out franklin field. chip kelly and his staff have a lot to fix after friday night's lost in chicago. birds first team offense was out of touch. foles threw two interceptions matching his total for all of last season. foles and kelly both say they will build off of this and hope for a better outcome next friday with the patriots. >> it is a sick feeling in your stomach but at the same time i know i can correct those. i will get back and get better because of it. >> we turn the ball over too much times on the offensive side have the ball if you are going to win a football game. that part of the game doesn't change. >> there were some blight spots, wide receiver josh huff took a kick off back 102 yards for a score and backup quarterback mark sanchez who sat out all of last year with the shoulder injury looks sharp. he completed seven of ten for
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79-yard. >> there is stuff not perfect game out there there is plenty of things to work on and improve on but i expect to play like i have been practicing and i felt like i have been practicing well. so you have to take that drill work and practice up to the games and move on. >> houston hosting montreal big game for sebastian, he scored twice as union beat impact two-one and keep their playoff hopes alive. they play dallas in the u.s. open cup semi finals on tuesday. third round of the pga championship on 18, berm wiseberger with the chip off the green. it would almost go in the cup. shot six under 65 and one shot behind this guy, rory mcilroy, the hottest golfer on the pga tour. he makes the birdie putt here, he shot four under 67. rory looking to win his second major of the year and third straight tournament, you can see the final round this afternoon right here on cbs-3. >> that is all for sports i'm
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leslie van arsdal have a great day. here's the the story for all of you dog lovers out there, hundreds of dogs compete to be leader of the pack, we are talking about the 17th annual weiner dog race necessary san diego, california. datson's raced to the finish line, top 16 dogs will get to compete in the final race next month. this to claim the prize for fastest beiber dog, this years finalist will also appear on a float in the parade. that is it for "eyewitness news" at 7:00 but here's is what coming up at 8:00. a very busy morning here on "eyewitness news". as we were first to report to you a person of interest is in custody in the investigation in the last weeks murder of a jogger near penny pack park, we are live with the very latest. also ahead, tragedy on the tracks a professional driver is struck and killed by nascar's tony stewart. a local family forced to watch their child endure
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hundreds of seizures every day, now, there may only be one more possible option for treatment, medical marijuana. "eyewitness news" report healther stephanie stahl on a burning question should and could this child be treated
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breaking news on eyewitness nice a person of interest is in custody in the investigation in the jogger, murdered near a popular northeast philadelphia park. we are live with the very latest. also this morning, more breaking news, a race car driver is dead, after a crash on a race track involving
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nascar driver tony stewart. busy night for philadelphia police investigating a case where four people were shot, three of them innocent victims in cars riding by when the gun fire broke out. good morning everyone today, it is sunday august 10th i'm elizabeth hur and time is 8:00 o'clock here in center city philadelphia here's meteorologist carol erickson in the eyewitness weather center good morning to you and what are we in for? >> we're in for great weather today. 70 degrees. it is perfect to get outside, if you want to get outside and start that exercise program that every single weekend you say you will do, today you can do it. it is probably going to be more comfortable first part of the day because it will be warmer. we will add about 18 degrees to the temperatures we are seeing right now. look at these blue skies. sky cam three over the city looking terrific. why is it so dark in delaware? um, rehoboth beach, 71 degrees. let's help ate along. we willee

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