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>> good morning. >> in fact, i'll be talking about this coming up in just a little bit. we do have just basically one closure. kind of straight shot. so i'm covering that in just a moment, also covering the latest on the christopher columbus accident. >> great. thankfully at least the weather is calming down substantially for our area, definitely going to see some sunshine today, still little wrap around moisture i want to discuss here, so we go right on out to the cameras, start things off with a look at the live neighborhood network camera, all clear, all cool, all collected. storm scan3, still actually have lingering showers out here specifically across central pennsylvania, those are continuing to migrate east. as they do we have to keep clear watch on. >> this i will not be shocked if some of this survives as it moves into the north and west most suburbs, again, i've got my on that, keep you posted as that continues to move east. but it should be fizzling with time. forty-four the current temperature at the airport as well as pair of four's in ac. the winds direction turning a lot more westerly, still breezy at the airport, make no mistakes, will feel chilly out there despite the west to
southwest breeze, regardless, at least it is dry at this point, we can bank on essentially dry day with the breeze, though, and the cooler air, you're going to want at least fleece or sweatshirt if you are headed out to the parade route. meanwhile up in the poconos, may even still be residual snow shower, high no better than 40, so again cooler, cooler than average. but, guys, actually looking ahead to some snow by the weekends, much more on that, meisha, a coming up. >> thank you so much, katie. good morning, everyone. and happy friday to you. we made it to the weekends, i will say, though, kind of rough start out there, so pay attention if you're around the south philly area. do have report of faith al accident here. this is live mobile three, showing you, casino whatever we are working with for those every how need to maneuver around this. columbus boulevard, both directions, all lanes were blocked for some time. it sounds now that the lanes are now open, this is right around oregon avenue. but the investigation is still underway. so, you might want to avoid this area still. i certainly would. what you can do, stay on broad to get to your majors, nine at or the schuylkill. it might help you.
but there is some tension around the area, might get gaper delay, going to have certainly the flashing light as the investigation is underway. so just make note of this. if i were you, i would just avoid the area for now altogether. moving along, the platt bridge is now all clear, we had accident there, that again like i said all clear, construction 95 north at girard, also cleared, right lane was compromised for quite some time, now that's open. moving on to the parade, nova parade starts at 1:00 p.m. make note of this. parked cars will be towed from the parade route starting at 6:00 a.m. so what's that parade route? it will be 20th and market, to dilworth park. it will be just a straight shot. so easy, but the thing is if you are parked around there at 6:00 a.m., you starting to those cars, so get those out of the way, brooke, back over to you. >> thanks, meisha. now, for more on the breaking news, meisha's been talking about on columbus boulevard. >> deadly accident has killed two people, let's go back there live. here's what we know at this point. it happened around 2:30 this morning when a car driving at a high rate of speed hit a
median, then slammed into the peco building by oregon avenue. the two people killed were in the back seat, two other people were taken to the hospital. police are investigating whether drugs or alcohol played a factor. >> one man is dead, another hurt, after a shooting in wynnefield, but police may have some leads in the case. a 28 year old man was shot on the 5,000 block of city avenue. he died at presbyterian hospital. a 30 year old man was also hit by a bullet, eyewitnesses gave a description of the shooter and the get-away car. a car matching that description was stopped in germantown, but so far police haven't arrested anyone. >> a nine year old boy is in the hospital after police say he found a gun in the second floor bedroom of his home, and shot himself in the finger. the boy lives on the 1500 block of south 32nd street, in grays ferry. his mother rushed him to the hospital and police are questioning other family members who were home at the time. >> well the stage is set and
the countdown is on. >> today's parade of champions for the villanova wildcats is just eight hours away. it is set to run from 20th and market to dilworth park. "eyewitness news" reporter pat gallen is live in center city where thousands are expected to honor the national champions. good morning, pat. >> reporter: good morning, guys, yes, we're out here at dilworth plaza getting ready for the villanova celebration later today as you said, starts at 1:00. this is the ending spot right outside of city hall at dilworth. you can see barricades up already, out in the distance, there there is the stage in the background, the fences are up and ready, yesterday, the city of philadelphia got ready for the big show with some of those barricades up and down market street, as women. and over here along 15th street, try to keep it safe for the spectators. now, thousands are expected to join the champs along the parade route, which runs from 20th and market to dilworth plaza. everyone wants a glimpse of the kids who brought home the hardware after that win over
carolina kids were treated to welcome home on campus, after that return, now the big celebration is here at 1:00. coming up, now, yesterday, to prepare for the parade, ryan arcidiacono decided to get a fresh haircut. he let me tag along with him. now, even trips to wawa present some big challenges for him. >> what was that wawa trip like were you telling me about? >> me and a couple went to wawa, everyone stopped, looked at us, once one person came up and asked for a picture, then it was like ten people, it was pretty cool experience. >> not even autographs any more, it is snap photos, put it on instagram. >> even the wawa workers were asking for auto grafted pictures and stuff, snap chat, too. >> got to love. that will also in the house, chris jenkins who told me it has been crazy few days as you recall his brother nate bridge played for north carolina they say they talk for two hours after the game. nate said if he had to lose, he's okay with losing to his brother in that way, even though there was some heart
break, perhaps the greatest snot ncaa basketball historiment coming up, hear from father rob, villanova chaplain, always on the bench with the team and we will hear from ryan arcidiacono more from my interview with him. live outside city hall at dilworth park, pat gallen, for "eyewitness news", back to you guys. >> thanks so much, pat. we appreciate t our coverage of the parade of champions kicks off with a special hour of "eyewitness news" at noon, followed by the parade live at 1:00 right here on cbs-3, on line at cbsphilly.com. brooke and i will be right in the middle of the fun outside city hallment come join us for all of the action come say hi. >> meanwhile, in other news, police are investigating a suspicious incident in cherry hill. they're looking for this man, who was driving when he pulled up alongside two young females and asked them if they needed a ride. the girls were walking near south lincoln avenue and garfield avenue on wednesday at about 5:00. the girls ran off, police say the man in his 50's had been driving a blue sedan, possibly a buick, and had been at the
wawa where the two girls were just moments earlier. meanwhile, sherrie armor, the woman accused of abduct ago baby from the king of prussia mall, is out of jail. the 30 year old, 32 year old from tredyffrin, posted bail yesterday. she is facing numerous charges including kidnapping of a minor and false imprisonment. last week police say she befriend add woman at the mall then took off with her baby. the baby was not injured. >> turning now to campaign 2016. bernie sanders and hillary clinton just wrapped up campaigning in philadelphia. and their war of words is heating up. >> on the gop side, ted cruz and john kasich are battling to defeat donald trump in the upcoming new york contest. don champion reports. >> ♪ >> with the contested convention looming, donald trump is preparing for a fight, thursday put veteran republican strategies in charge every convention preparations, and organizing delegate. trump also pick up the support of former new york city mayor,
rudy guiliani. on the campaign trail, rival ted cruz tried building support in brooklyn, and again, clarified comment about so-called new york values. >> what that means is the policies of liberal democratic politicians, hurting the people of new york for a long, long time. >> running second in new york, john kasich said he is swaying support from trump and cruz. >> we're going to pick up delegates here and all over the northeast and down in maryland and we're going to go to a convention. >> ahead of new york primary, the democratic race is growing even more heated, in a interview with cbs charlie rose, thursday, bernie sanders was un apologetic about saying rival hillary clinton is not qualified for president. >> if we are getting attacked every single day by the clinton campaign, i want them to know we're going to respond. >> clinton who leads sanders by ten-point in the state fired back. >> i'm going to trust the voters of new york to know me
and have voted for me three times. >> wyoming will hold democratic caucus tomorrowment dodge don champion, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> now, for a look at newspaper headlines from across our region. >> well the delaware news journal reports on a loophole in the state law that prohibit anyone registered as a sex offender from living within 500 feet after school. it seems that law doesn't apply to day care centers, that don't have an educational component. two lawmakers are int cute g legislation that would add licensed day care centers to the list of places where sex offenders must keep their distance. >> in the intelligence err, new jersey builder responsible for a large row development project in perkasie has been fined more than $385,000 for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous falls and other safety risks at various job site, site berlin buildings for 20 violation and the
company ignores safety standards despite the fines. >> philadelphia inquirer reporting mayor jim kenney expected to name adam teal virginia's deputy secretary of veterans affairs and homeland secure toy head philadelphia's fire department. was formerly the fire chief of alexandria, virginia, has worked in fire and emergency services in four states. >> those are some of your newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. >> the flyers suffer a set-back in their push to make the playoffs. >> what has to happen this week fend they want to make the post-season. >> plus, are north carolina fans sore losers? the desperate measures they're taking after the heart breaking lost to villanova. >> also, this is one of the most bizarre chases we've ever seen. a driver stops to do donuts while trying to escape. the even stranger move he made before police finally caught up with him. >> ♪ >> ♪
>> ♪ welcome back everyone, a bizarre police chase in california, get this, ends with selfies. >> take a look at this. two robbery suspect led police on a wild ride through la. they did donuts on hollywood boulevard, and almost crashed into a tour bus. once the driver finally pulled over, he calmly got out, sat on his car, and hopped on his phone. two men then shook hands with neighbors and even posted for selfies before being handcuffed. >> what? >> it is original. you got to give them that. >> all right. >> well, let's get the latest on the forecast. >> katie, could we really see snow this weekend? >> it is looking like it, i'll give you good picture what we know now with the snow and what today has up it sleeve and the upcoming seven day, as well. for now things are pretty
quiet at least over the local area. still breezy out there. actually still tracking you can see over my shoulder, in fact, we start by going full screen, hint of snow showers, still out there. and they are holding together pretty well across central pennsylvania. so, we will see how we do here. i don't want to totally rule out that the north and west most suburbs may ends up with a couple of flakes out there. but, generally, we do expect that this will start to dissipate. we are generally looking at pretty quiet day. we zoom it around on storm scan real quickly. at the wider zoom, see again wrap around moisture as the first system retreat, back side of it, there is actually another disturbance starting to get its act together across wisconsin, drops south, heads our way, eventually ends up with the potential for snow. so to tomorrow morning, things should start to just be getting un way here folks. depending where up, it is cold enough, you might end one some snow initially or might just be rain, certainly the more far east, see how things rotate through, the disturbance rotating through,
could be somewhat of an all day event. but it comes through somewhat through in pocket, or streaks, or bans of rain and snow showers, so, that's why we're allowing for potential of accumulation, future weather model tries to keep the moisture around even until tomorrow night. should be out of here by sunday lead to go sunshine, but on saturday, you have got the chance, even despite the warm grounds, at least coating simply because this may be all day event. if it is, best chance for us at this point looks to be north most counties of the lehigh valley, pocono region, when i say hi chance of a coat, maybe coating to up to 2-inch. primarily on unpaved surfaces, so would lead to slick spots, wouldn't g shoveling away ton of snow. union has match here tonight taking on orlando, dry, chilly granted, 48 degrees out of the west, wind will be blowing ten to 15 miles per hour, perhaps gusts to up 20. but feels chilly right down by the river end. looking ahead to the extended forecast though, again, parade day, looking decent with the cool breeze however. rain, snow, on the way
tomorrow. it is a chilly day. then we rebound back to the 60s in time for the phillies home opener. meisha? >> that sounds good. just got to get through tomorrow, the 40's, good morning, and happy friday to you. woe made it to the weekend. what you are seeing behind me, little dark, but talcony palmyra bridge is open, just went open, we draw you big heart for this friday. so that's up. you will not be able to drive through, but happy it is friday, and also very happen that i you're up with us this morning, now i want to switch gears, talk about serious accident in south philly just waking up with us now, what we have right now is an investigation underway after fatal accident. this is columbus boulevard, at oregon avenue, now, keep in mind, the lanes opened for a moment, if you were with me when i said that, they were open for little while, now, they are closed, in the southbound direction on columbus boulevard, right now, because of that investigation, and the clean up. they are cleaning up all of the wreckage, so just know that columbus boulevard in the southbound direction at oregon is now back closed. you have to take broad street. you can take that to your
majors, 95, the schuylkill, make note of that. northbound lanes, still open on columbus boulevard, southbound lanes, are still closed or are re closed i should say. they were closed, then they opened, then they closed again. new jersey, 42 freeway northbound at creek road, what you are looking at, actually looking really nice here, as you approach 29a make note of. that will usually at this time we'll see 42 starting to heat up. because it is a friday, i'm suspect ago lot of people either took the day off or wanted to take the day off because of the parade later which i'll touch base on closures coming upment brooke, back to you. >> thanks, meisha a win and they're in. sounds easy enough for the flyers, but their playoff push is going down to the wine. >> and, could jay wright leave villanova? sport director don bell has your morning sports headlines. >> reporter: villanova head coach jay wright is a star in college hoops. now the phoenix suns reportedly want him to shine in the valley of the sun. mitch laurence the sporting news is reporting that the suns had made wright their top coaching candidate. now, we reached out to
villanova but the cats have a policy of not commenting on speculative reports. meanwhile, to the ice, the flyers spike foreplay off against the mapleleafs. wayne simmons, 30th goal of the season. that is a career high. gee into over time. in oc, toronto picks up game winner on power play, flyer lose, pick up point, right now, they trail that final wild-card spot as they take on the penguins and islanders this weekend. >> baseball, phillies and reds yesterday, not good day for the fighting phils but real good one for jay bruce, homers here in the fourth inning, also had one in the seventh. the fighting's get swept. and they lose ten to six. they play the mets later on today. that's all for sports. i'm don bell, have a great day. >> well it, looks like some north carolina fans are sore losers. >> they just can't get over the fact that their team lost to villanova. a fan has actually started a petition on change.org to get
the national championship game overturned. at the say the refs were bias dollars against the tar heels, so far, more than 2,000 people have signed the petition. hey, nice try, but the championship trophy is staying in villanova. >> wawa, wawa, get a life, get a life. bad stuff. meanwhile, say hello to ten year old matt collins every glenolden getting ready to toss out the ceremonial first pitch at the phillies home opener monday. matt was diagnosed with leukemia in february. he lovers playing baseball, loves the phillies, matt says he's ready to take them out. >> i love baseball. i play it. i go to games a lot. i'm just used to pitching. and i think i can do it. >> good for him. phillies fans of all age enjoyed a pep rally yesterday, in the lobby of a. i. dupont hospital for children. and of course, the philly phanatic joined in the festivities. >> it is not quite swimming
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>> the federal railroad administration says the two workers that were killed may not have been told the track was being reopened to train traffic s they want amtrak to reinforce a rule that tracks will not be opened until all workers have left the area, or been warned. re-opening. >> train 89 hit a back hoe, killing joseph carter, jr., and peter adamich.
the conductor only had five seconds to break before the crash. >> know may seem like an odd couple, lady gaga, advice president joe biden? they're continuing their common goal, that's to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses. >> gaga and biden were at the university of nevada to support the victims of sex assault, and intervene, when consent is questionable. biden told the crowd, the culture needs to change the way it treat women. and everyone needs to have the courage to speak up when they see abusive situations. >> it isn't about sex. it is about power. it about the abuse of power. >> this isn't the first time the two have team up. the vice president and singer worked together during the academy awards ceremony in february, when lady gaga perform her song until it happens to you. well, imagine you're nine years old, and you get stood up on your birthday?
>> that actually happened to one boy last weekend, in indianna. but it is getting better now. all right, gerald has had several brain surgeries, and he often plays alone. twelve classmates said they would come to his birthday party, but no one came. his grand ma was heart broken, especially when gerald didn't want to cut the cake in case someone showed up. grandma didn't just stay quiet, though, she got on facebook. >> not want to go cut his cake because one person might show up, so it is my mission to have as many cards as i can mailed to my little guy. >> this breaks my heart. gerald hamilton. and it just went crazy. >> the post was shared 2500 times. now gerald is getting gifts from strangers, and cards from around the world. we should send him a card. >> we should. we'll sends one, we'll go out this afternoon to hallmark, and sends one out. good for the grandmother. >> and we should sends one to herb. >> we appreciate that. >> coming up: new clues in the search for one of the most
wanted men in the world. >> pat? >> jim, novanation is ready to party. they're going to be taking over, downtown, starting at 1:00 for the celebration of the national champion villanova wildcats. we'll tell you more about the parade preparation, plus, my exclusive sit-down interview with ryan arcidiacono, that's coming up. >> nice pronunciation on the last name there, patment folks, basically sitting between systems right now. there is a little hint of wet weather just off to the west, we will check in on that, but also have your full parade forecast, that's coming
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