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where all of the water fountains were turned off, and bottled water was handed out. today is tuesday, april 12th, good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. katie and meisha are also here keeping an eye on things this morning, what's going on? >> yes, roads actually looking pretty guide. we saw the jackknife tractor trailer in new jersey, construction still out there. overall things still looking pretty nice out there. >> i can't say the same. more rain on the way already, affecting portions of the west and northern most suburbs, actually pretty steady rain coming down, so there you have it, nice little snapshot of storm scan, you can see, how there is essentially a line, this is radar 101, guys, brighter the shade on storm scan, the more intense that rainfall is so across portions of bucks county, lehigh county, rain. all needs to push through before we can wipe our hands clean of the entire system and say okay, we will break for some sunshine and finally hold to that for awhile. sixty-one the current temperature at the airport, little cooler obviously mount pocono, but still flirting with 50, not bad. fifty-six in ac. in the, that winds, still
either out of the west or the south, so it is a milder push of air, before this front crosses. let's time it all out. to the north and west through the lehigh valley obviously underway. the rain it will be with us for the next few hours, until 10:00, probably closer to lunchtime before start wrapping up philly and immediate vicinity, coastal new jersey and delaware, little later for you may not have started yet but it is with you until the kids are getting out of school. >> seeing droplet already over the camera lenses and wet roadways. good morning, happy tuesday, give yourself couple of extra minutes this morning, starting to heat up. we know whenever the rain is going to come down it, will affect our commute. no way around that. the vine looking slow. the ramp to the schuylkill, you can see, moving in the westbound direction toward the schuylkill, a lot of brakes lights going off there. usually does, right around this time, right when we crack into the 6:00 hour, things start to change little bit. delaware county 95 north at 452, what you are looking at. looking pretty good. nice, exactly where we at any time to see you that will start to drop little bit as we push into the 6:00.
make note of it for right now. blue route tail light moving in the southbound direction at ridge pike. you can see what it looks like, but see the droplet on the camera lens, letting you noah loft you will start to get it coming down on you quickly. burlington bristol bridge open right now, jim, over to you. >> thanks so much, meisha a updating breaking news we brought to you earlier this morning, police make disturbing discovery, 25 year old man, shot and killed, inside his running car. >> "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo live in west philadelphia, with the latest, jan, what's happening now? >> brooke, jim, good morning. the only reason police responded to this scene here overnight is because of concerned neighbors, they saw this white car hine me. in the 1600 block of north redfield for hours overnight. they say they saw a man behind the wheel, so they called police to check it out. what they didn't know was that there was 25 year old man inside this car, who had been shot. now, police responded to this scene, here in west philadelphia, around 2:00 a.m. officers arrived to find this car on, the driver side window
down, and the man inside slumped in his seat. they pulled up his shirt and discovered he had been shot at least three times. now, emergency crews tried to revive him, although unsuccessfully, pronounced him dead at 2:14, at this time no suspect, or motive, after all, police responded to this initially as medical call. they are now investigating it as a homicide. >> witnesses along the block saw the vehicle with the engine running and they saw the male sitting in the driver seat, he appeared to have been sleeping or they thought he was sick, balistic evidence inside of the vehicle, so it appears that this victim was sitting in the driver seat when he was shot and killed. >> now, homicide detectives are on the case, they are working the case, they are looking for surveillance video and cameras in the neighborhood. they are also speaking to family members, at this hour, and also, witnesses. number of them who were in the area at the time of the shooting. now, they have identified the
man who was killed there, only saying, he's 25 years old, and lives in this area. they've not yet released his name. they say he was sitting in his friends' car at the time he was shot, we will continue to bring you to up date, update, but for now, live in west philadelphia, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thank you so much, jan. >> philadelphia mayor jim kenney will announce the appointment of a new fire commissioner today. adam most recently served as virginia department of second ticket, before that fire chief in alexandria virginia. in addition, kenny will announce carney as the city's prison commissioner, has been deputy commissioner since january 2015. >> happening today, pennsylvania state senators are expected to vote on the state's medical marijuana legislation. backers of the bill say they hope it will be on governor tom wolf's desk this week, wolf sports bill sb3 which was recently amended to eliminate
potential glitches in distribution logistics, if passed, the bill would allow people with certain medical conditions to buy marijuana from a dispensary. >> house experts warning the zika virus more dangerous than originally thought. scientists say the virus can result in miscarriages, premature births and blindness in newborns, zika also likely to be a problem during the entire lent of pregnancy, not just the first try messier. the cdc says mosquito that carries the virus can be found now in 30 states. that's more than double what was originally estimated, and emergency zika funding has yet to be approved by congress, so fund left over from the ebola outbreak are being re allocated for now. coming up at 6:30, family fist action doctor rob dan off will join just our studios to go over what we need to know about the zika virus and how to protect ourselves. >> serious water safety concerns at two elementary schools in hamilton township mercer country causing officials to takings.
officials at william b morgan elementary school have turned off all of the watertown tans, and giving bottled water to food and staff. food preparation also moved off site. he had at greenwood elementary one water fountain shut off because of elevated lead levels found. >> the funeral for flyers owner ed snider will be private, but the nhl franchise says public ceremony at the wells fargo center in the future. snider died yesterday. he was 83, and battled cancer for two years. the washington dc native came to philadelphia in 1964, first, as part owner of the eagles, then snider led the move to bring who can toy philadelphia. he won the franchise in 1966, snider also created the spectrum, as a home for both the flyers and the 76ers. >> and it is said he thought woe make a go of it here if philadelphia because he just had a feel for the fact it was a great sports city. he had been with the eagles and saw what happened there in the nfl. and said that we were ready
for it here, and i'm sure glad he d he meant a lot to me. snider also created spectacor which turned wip into sport radio station, now part of our parent company cbs. >> we join the phillies in a moment of silence. >> fans remembered snider at the phillies home opener. they held moment of silence at citizens bank park. the phillies chairman david montgomery called snider a pioneer. montgomery says can he not imagine anyone else having the same impact in philadelphia sport over the last 50 years. >> the presidential contenders continue to stomp for votes in new york ahead of the state's critical primary. >> polls show frontrunner trump and clinton holding double digit leads. >> get him out of here, get him out. >> during the rowdy campaign stop in new york's capitol city, donald trump railed against his party so-called rigged delegate system. >> i end up winning louisianna, and then when everything is done, i find out
i get less delegates than this guy that got his beep kicked. okay? give me a break. >> trailing far behind trump in new york, cruz has shifted his attention to california, where he says the gop nomination will be decided. during the rally, he mocked trump's delegate complaints. >> donald, 65,000 people voted in the state of colorado. they just didn't vote for you. they voted for our campaign. >> on the democratic side, hillary clinton maintains a double digit lead in new york over bernie sanders, despite winning eight of the last nine nominating contests, sanders still trails in the overall delegate count. don champion, ybs3, "eyewitness news". >> meanwhile, two of done al trump's children won't be able to vote for him in next week's primary, voter registration records show ivank a and eric trump fail to register as republicans in time to cast their ballot. you have seen them on the campaign trail.
his oldest son, donald, jr.; a registered republican. >> still ahead, rescue operations are happening after a massive firetraps dozens of people. see the drastic measure they're taking to escape the flames. >> plus the royals visit india. hear what prince william had to say about his grant mother, queen elizabeth, while attending a garden party in her honor. >> ♪ >> it is a goat baby boom, virginia farm. about 100 goats were born there, in less than two weeks, and they need cuddling. see how people are coming from all over to help. and you're going to love it. it is all coming up. >> ♪ >> plus katie will let us know when the sun will make a come back. back. next. eighty six millios
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>> we're back on "eyewitness news" with pretty terrifying video, massive fire breaks out in india, trapping dozens of people. take a look at this. dramatic video shows the powerful flames, the fire started on the first floor of the four story building in mumbai, more than 50 people on the second and third floors had to climb down a terrace to escape the flames. it is hard to imagine when you look at this, but no deaths have been reported. meantime, the duke and duchess of cambridge are in india on royal tour.
they attended an early birthday party for queen elizabeth while in new delhi and prince william paid tribute to his. >> grandmother. >> she turns 90, she's remarkably end energetic, guided force for her family. she may be my grandmother, but she is also very much the boss. >> later today the royal couple will sit down for lunch with india's prime minister. >> so the weather. >> yes. >> kind of gloomy. i don't blame you, katie, kind of gloomy. >> you know what, i'm not so mad, katie, because it got so much better yesterday. >> yes. >> i'm feeling little glass half full glass half empty at the desk right now. you know, i know, we've got the wet weather again for the second day straight now to dodge. and it is definitely coming down. i just saw a car roll through the for ground of this shot, outside pleasant valley and middle high schools, see there is a sheen coming off the road surface, so obviously ranking at broad heads ville, you have
the haze, dreary start to the day, heavy rain actually one particular bands that set up on the leading edge of the cold front off to the lehigh valley and the poconos region, all going to cross through, so everyone gets in on something before this can be, you know, completely done, but there is a back edge to it, i would say generally speaking by the time we hit the lunch hour most every us are done and wiping our lands clean of the rain for couple every days here. so let's walk you forward in future weather. even by the time we are wrapping up your typical morning commute still be rain out there. coming through essentially in a line, and may be right along that i95 corridor or the jersey turnpike. it continues to track southeast with time. again, around lunchtime, wrapping up around philadelphia, you might already see the sun popping up in the poconos, and the lehigh valley, so really will be one of those sort of forecasts type scenarios that goes on, later today. the kids are getting out of school, still little damp down near the shore towns, but it is drying out. and that's going to be a story in time for first pitch at the phillies, too, so we've been getting lucky here the last few days with rain, neither phillies game expected to be impacted by that wet weather. once the rain is done, we
start to clear it out, temperatures hover pretty close though where they are right now, right around 60, and it does turn colder under the clear skies tonight. so freeze watch in effect for the outlying suburbs, not including philadelphia, but, outlying suburbs, and then look at that, sunshine, for days. and you can thank high pressure for that. >> you can thank me, too, if you really want to! >> well thank you. thanks for the sunshine. >> your welcome! >> don't take me -- don't thank me for the traffic, jim! >> we'll blame you. >> the bearer every all of the bad news, you know what, i have to own that today. right now things are certainly starting to heat up. we still have the disabling tractor-trailer still jackknife causing some slow downs now in new jersey for sure. but, where i mainly a.m. looking right now 95 south at cottman, the area that you really are starting to heat up right now. take a look at this, sea of brake light going off, no longer traveling at posted speeds, make note of. that will also one of the area where you are slowing down, also the schuylkill,
headlights moving in the eastbound direction at belmont, another area where you are slowing down. no longer traveling at 55 miles per hour, where i like to keep up at least until about 6:30, now starting to slow down just little bit. boulevard, kind of the same story, seeing what you are working with there, then once you jump on the schuylkill at city avenue, looking slow moving there, as well. burlington bristol bridge, just coming back down now, which is great news for those every in you that area, also an accident here, take a look at this, black horse pike at greentree road. we still have the jackknife tractor trailer in jersey, right lane still block, brooke, over to you. >> thanks, meisha a coming up: paying for college, advice on how to finance your education. >> plus, it is tough to
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for volunteer goat cut lrs. the page went viral. volunteers have been calling from as far away as california, and australia. and now philly, because i'm signing all of us up this afternoon! >> her page said there is actually a purpose to cuddle baby goat. explains, when the goats become of age to be milk, much easier to be handled by people. oh, i just love that. but she has also learned something else, she said i'm not quite sure they need the cuddle as much as the people need to cuddle. oh, so true! jim knows all about this one. is that not so cute? if you see an advertisement like that saying goats need to be cuddled, isn't that something that will graying your attention? >> now, the goat, the other day we had the woman bat, i won't cut you will a wombat, but i'd cuddle a coat. >> squeezing, cuddling. >> okay, okay.
>> thanks so much. >> your welcome. you bet. >> well, still ahead, a look at the news head lines that we're dealing with at local pape that's morning, i'm tongue tide right now, because she is coming at me. >> you're nervous. plus, food trucks are all of the rage these days, pat gallen is going on tasting tour with wip's glenn. why glenn is on an application to find 50 food trucks in ooh days, sounds good. >> sure does. >> well, i can imagine, probably because he's just very hungry. i'm sure we'll find out the answer on the other side n addition to that, still tracking rain, but i've really nice sunshine in this forecast for you, i'll tell when you to expect that stretch of nice in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water.
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>> another rainy morning, but pretty mile out for now. >> another freeze watch about to go in effect. good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. it is 63 let's get you caught up. here's what you need to know today in your morning minute. >> twenty-five year old victim was shot one time in the center of his chest. >> what happened in that white car. now, police tell us the officers who responded tried to revive the victim to no success. >> could go on strike this week, possible strike tomorrow morning could involve more than 39,000 east coast verizon land line phone and cable workers. >> housings paused for a moment of silencer to remember flyers owner, ed snider. >> snider died yesterday after two year battle with cancer. he was 83.
>> only one of donald trump's three oldest children will be able it vote for him in next tuesday primary in new york. ivanka trump and eric trump failed to register in time to vote for their father. >> are you more with or without? >> you know, that's a good question. it is according to what the with is. >> okay. >> if it is like a philadelphia cream cheese casino of icing, i'm down with that. >> welshing i'm hungry. >> i'm good with everything. all with, all the way. >> i'll go out and get you one during the break. >> will you? >> ill. >> what would you like, katy? >> i would love anything sweet. you know, i have a horrible, horrible sweet tooth. which i love. >> i will go out right now. you make it stop raining i will get you anything you want. >> oh, i wish i had the power. well, guys, the rain that's out here now actually part of the same system that brought this. you have got to check out this video. take a look. wild weather in texas.
listen to that. softball size hail falling there. cbs photographer actually shot this video of hail pomeling his windows, and damaging his house. and there is so much damage in the city of wylie, texas, outside of dallas, that the school district actually canceled classes for today. so, just some unbelievable weather in this part of the lone star state. and it was actually out to the maps, take a look, the last 18 hour loop, look at these cells, just north of dallas, that developed yesterday. just bringing in that incredible severe weather, and the video that we just showed you moment ago. it is obviously clear out since then, but part of the very same system eventually crossing through our area, and already, brinking in some rain, to our area, as well. so, i would highly suggest taking the umbrella with you. when you look at the color contour map here, with the area temperatures, put on top of that, you can see some of the blue that shows up just to the northwest of our viewing area. that is the colder air on the way for now it is nice and mild though. in the mid up ear's, even low
60s, at the airport. but the rain is out there. it will slow you down. and eventually we tart to see the skies clear later with time. before the rain completely gets out of here could you end up with maybe quarter to up half inch worth of accumulating rain. so enough to slow you down for sure. but, definitely, some nicer weather news down the road for us as skies gradually start it clear. so we're really in the thick every things right now, we will track it more in detail as the show goes on. >> sounds good, katie, thank you so much. good morning, everyone, happy tuesday to you if you are just waking up with us. what we are sewing right now all of your major interstates and highways, starting to slow down, and starting to see droplet on the camera lens, a lot of areas getting wet out there. a look at the schuylkill, headlights moving in the eastbound direction, past montgomery, you can see, no longer traveling at what would be 55 miles per hour, dropping just ever so slightly, seeing brake lights go off there. also, 42 freeway northbound creek road also heating up as you approach 295, basically what you are looking at for those every in you jersey. make note of. >> this might have to give yourself couple of extra
minutes, starting to slow down specially because of wet roadways at this time. disable vehicle, pulled all the way out to the shoulder, 422 westbound approaching oaks, make note of that, that could also slow you down specially because it is still little dark out there. we have downed pole here. south first avenue closed between medina road new lynn ville road. you will have to use an alternate. >> this will be your best bet. newland ville road to strode avenue, again your best bet. make note. downed pole is there right now, also, an accident, that we have been talking about black horse pike at greentree road. brooke, back over to you. >> thanks, meisha a federal health officials warn the zika virus may be quote scarier than we initially thought. >> well, they ad that money is urgently needed to learn moran combat the spread of the virus being family physician rob dan off here this morning to tell us more, doctor rob, so what's the key concern here? thin they're finding more and more information, now the big concern, besides neurologic
effect, you know, in babies, you know, small heads, the brains don't develop, there is neurologic conditions, men inning yo self lights in adult, that may occur. so trying to track all of this. they also don't know really about the spread as much, you know, for example, guys, that's the big concern right now. if a guy gets the infection, and woman wants to get pregnant, how long do they have to wait before they can try again. so their latest recommendation asks waiting six months. >> wow and so reportedly the number of states where this type of mosquito is known to live is more than double. talking 30 states up from 12. >> yes. it is estimated that the united states population over 60% on a seasonal basis may be exposed to these type of mosquitos. now, just because mosquitos are in the area doesn't mean people will get it. but they are trying to track where the mosquitos are to help us take precautions, how to remove mosquito surroundings if we can, protect ourselves. >> summer right around the
corner though. i'm always outside. so what do i need to do? what do folks out there need to do to prepare for this? >> so, these type of mosquitos consideration bite any time during the day or night. more day biters. so the thing is, if you exercise, people who sweat, if you have standing water nor your house, you want to get rid of. that will also, approved repellents that have deet or oil with almost old uke lip tis, work real well. so they want you to learn how to protect yourself. i just came back from puerto rico, giving what's called zika kits to people. so for example you live in a house, hopefully you have screens that are in good repair. but if not, the they have nets to put over your bed, give you repellents, information about it, a lot of people don't understand what it is, like you can't get it from being next to a person. you can only get it from the bite after female mosquito that's been infected. so this is just learning more about it, but again, just because it is in the area doesn't mean you will get it. but we need to learn about it and take precautions. >> all right, doctor rob,
thank you. >> we appreciate it, good information as always, doctor rob, see you soon, thank you very much. meanwhile, turning to other news, how much time do your kids spend looking at the ipad and smart phone screen? many parents these days are even giving toddlers their own devices, a study from baby center. com finds one out of three parent give their kids their own tablets, get a load of this, by the age of five. 8% of them have their own smart phones. >> proo a smith just two years old, already has her own ipad, getting her to give it up can be a challenge. the american academy of pediatrics says kids two and over should be limit today just two hours a day in front of screens. and it should be avoided for children under two, completely. >> it is a challenge for everybody to navigate the digital age. >> pediatrician airy brown says the american academy of pediatrics realizes the challenge today's parent fails, and it is updating i guidelines to better reflect
the modern age. but those changes will come this fall. says still important for young kids to unplug. >> have tech-free zones. so tech-free zones might be meal times and definitely the bedroom. >> free, she said, she followed the current guidelines as close as she consideration but will gradually increase her daughter's screen time as she gets older. >> here is something to consider pediatricians say stud advice shown that excess media use can lead to attention problems, sleep disorders, and obesity. up next, option for families trying to figure out the best way to pay for college. >> plus, the best beach in america. and it is in our area. find out which shore town has bragging right this morning. pat? >> well, jim, brooke, no doubt, philadelphia is known for its food, but one area in particular has exploded, and that's food trucks, i'm inside the schmeear food truck. the food truck frenzy, you
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>> college acceptance cents are now in the hard part paying for it. >> the cost of tuition fees, room, board, public four year colleges, runs around $20,000, with some elite private schools reaching at much as 70,000. cbs news business analyst, jill schlessinger, joins us live from new york with some help. good morning, jill. >> good morning. >> so, jill, if you're not happy with the financial aid package that a college offers, can you negotiate a lot of people feel little if-ee about that. >> well, you might not realize it, but there is often some wick he will room in the financial aid awards. if your family finances have changed, since you completed those fast if a forms, maybe due to job lost, or might incurred high medical expenses, you're caring for elderly parent, what you want to do is gather supporting documentation, and appeal to the school's financial aid administrator. you're going ask for what's known as a professional
judgement review. now, some schools are also willing to adjust their award to match a better offer from another college, but the institutions would have to be at least equally ranked. also, you can try get more innocence al aid throughout college, not just for your freshman year. >> now, if you need to borough money for college, are their rules of thumb for student loans? >> absolutely. now, for the students themselves, a loft experts say you really want to try the federal loan options instead of the private ones. the reason is, most private loans for students have variable interest rate. those can rise substantially in the future. colleges also often include federal parent plus loans in the aid package, but those come with a hefty loan origination fee for the parents, it is 4.3%. so, that's why for parent loans, families should check out the private sector, too. also, remember, parental, have to start making payment immediately. here is your magic solution,
say student should only borough total of what they think they're going to earn in their first full year of employment. parents, please, don't blow up your own retirement plans to finance education. for more on how to pay for college guck to jill on money. com. >> thanks a lot, jill, great information there. meanwhile, in other news, a big honor for ocean city, new jersey this morning, the shore town with the slogan america's greatest family resort has now been named best beach in america. that's according to travel and lifestyle magazine coastal living. in a march madness bracket competition, ocean city garnered more than 100,000 votes, it beat out huntingdon beach in california for the title. >> nice. >> good for them. >> yes. >> i'm not going to the beach today. but good for them. >> yes, and today maybe not the best beach day, but guys, i'm telling you, this is looking good down the road. so, bear with me through the bad stuff. we do have wet weather to track out there this morning.
eyewitness weather watchers reporting some rain, drizzle out, there as well, but at least we have the warmth going for us, definitely feels like spring. and compared to recent mornings, that's for sure, weekends so chilly it does feel a lot different. you have got the slew of observations, i'll take you to the list format here in clementon, david reporting 650 degrees. not shabby, guys. we will hover around these values for the better part of the day though. we have cold front crossing through, mid up ear's, being reported all around the region, from all of these folks, in the entire tri-state area. thanks guys for sending in your observations, it is definitely off to mild start. but again, because we've got cold front crossing through, that isn't going to really help us moderate up all that much. we stay somewhat level. like a balancing act that goes on. notice, this heavier little band of rain on the three hour loop. sort of stops, right there, over the lehigh valley and the north and west most suburbsment until this whole thing clears out we can then say we're done with, you know, the wet weather for quite a while. at the moment pretty widespread swat of either fine drizzle, mist, light rain, heavier rain. so traveling west on the pa
turnpike for example, you'll be running into some pretty damp weather. meanwhile, later tonight, guys start to clear, which should happen no later than lunchtime for philadelphia, we are going to see the clues clear, allow l temperatures to drop tonight. all of the outlying suburbs sit in freeze watch, interior southern new jersey, all of the northwest suburbs outside of philadelphia, but here is a nice little warm thought for you. summer, it is not right around the corner, but it is only matter of days away. memorial day, 47 days. just 47 days until memorial day. and it is only 82 days until july 4th. but you know what, guys? we've actually got real nice spring weather coming up. as soon as the first front clears, check it out. sunshine tomorrow, thursday, friday, saturday, and heck even into sunday and monday, looking preallot pretty good. high fresh hooking us up it, will mean temperatures have chance to climb as well. so talking 70s by this upcoming weekends, meisha, a not bad. >> no, not bad at all. that just sounds terrific. thank you so much, katie, for that, great news. it will get through some of the rain this morning.
we can do that, a look at the boulevard, certainly starting to heat up quite a bit here. just take a look at this. those you have headed out on the boulevard, you definitely got some busy company out there. schuylkill westbound at city avenue, once you get off the boulevard, this is what you are looking at. still casino of moving, but it is more after snail crawl, this pace, so just make note of. that will give yourself couple every extra minutes, pushing toward the main rush hour of clock. you will want to give yourself couple every extra minutes, disable vehicle here, 422 westbound approaching oaks, looks like that's since cleared. but as you can see, still very, very bus any this area, as well. we do have downed pole here. south first avenue closed between mad dina road new lynn ville road. you will have to use alternate to get around this, what i would suggest. new lynn ville road to strode avenue. that's going to be your best bet right now. make note that downed pole still out there. we do is accident still out there, black horse pike greentree road. still out there. jackknife tractor-trailer, that is also still out there. new jersey turnpike, southbound before delaware memorial tolls, right lane is still blocked, blocked all morning long, so give yourself
couple of extra minutes now starting to heat up in the area, as well, brooke, back over to you. >> ice cream lovers rejoice. today's the day free ben and jerry's, yes, today. between noon and 8:00 p.m. you can stop by local ben and jerry's and get free ice cream, ice cream cone, frozen yogurt, you have this everything. there are ben and jerry scoop shoals in center city, university city and atlantic city. what's your favorite flavor? >> i have two. chocolate frog brownian chocolate they have. >> i just ever had fish food? >> no that's my favorite. it is like a fudge with marshmellows, carmel swirl and dork chocolate. >> as long as there is chocolate in there i am a happy person. >> good stuff. >> what time do we head out at this, at noon? >> exactly. >> now 6:48. a lot coming up on cbs this morning. >> nora o'donnell joins us live from new york, with a preview, good morning. >> hey, good morning to you, brooke and jim. presidential candidate john kasich will be right here in studio 57. plus, cbs news investigation
into a donald trump business venture that failed dels by the his get rich quick pledge. results on pick-up trucks, how many are not living up to their tough reputation. and hamilton star and creator lynn manual miranda, here with us, for inside look at the ground breaking broadway musical hamilton, as you know it, the hottest ticket in town. the news is back in the morning, so see in you about ten minute from now. >> thanks so much, nor a we will be watching. now, if you have been in philly long enough, chances are you've eat answer meal from a food truck. >> the radio personality from our sister station, sports radio 94wip, is setting hits sites on them as part of his annual food hunt. "eyewitness news" reporter pat gallen is live in front of schmear, food truck in university city. pat? >> reporter: jim, brooke, there has been explosion in the popularity of food trucks in the philadelphia area in recent years. and one man is taking on 50 of them in 50 days, glenn mack,
now from 94wip. quite a challenge of and of course i helped. philadelphia is known for it impress i have err ray of culinary establishments. add food trucks to that. a local radio personality is grading them one by one. glenn mack now of 94wip is going through his food truck challenge. >> this is the 11th year that i have ' done it, i've done everything from hoagies, to pizzas, to cheese steak, to beers, to bacon, than year i decided let's do something that i don't have to do the same food for 50 days in a row, so food truck frenzy, wip food truck fen have i. ill hid 50 food trucks in 50 days. >> seems like a lot of food trucks. but that's just fraction of the trucks in the region. >> i literally found 951 food trucks. i suspect there are more. now, some of them are just your little hotdog stands or guy that sells coffee and egg sandwiches. not doing those. i'm trying to find places creative, interesting, unique, something different. >> i joined glenn for
breakfast at the happy sunshine food truck which was popular morning spot. 4-dollar sandwiches, dollar coffees, bring in the early crowds. >> i've been here eight years, that's where i come. >> only place? >> ya. >> why? >> because i'm -- they got good food here. >> glenn's idea gone from segment on wii to yearly spectacle. >> and every year it has casino every grown in a good way, last year i think we got 800 people out, the valley forge casino for the bacon -- >> who doesn't like bacon? >> for four bucks? plus a dollar coffee. >> ya. >> i'm having a good breakfast here. >> ya. and hey, they're open at 7:30 in the morning. so hungry student, professor coming by, there go. >> in a city with such fine culinary establishments, food trucks should not be overlooked. the right truck can definitely hit the spot. >> thank you. >> good stuff. >> we are back here live at
38th and spruce at the scmear, live, doing the food truck frenzy. so tell us about s most unique things you've seen snow. >> probably the most interesting one i've had so far is a tilapia captain crunch burito. >> interesting. >> from cue china, drexel campus. that's one you will not get anywhere he will. >> kind of like the sound of that, captain crunch tilapia. >> yes, take it, roll it in eggs, bread crumbs, captain crunch, roll it up, put it in a burito. >> is that the best thing you've had so far. >> one of the best, meatballs from mama's meatballs are right at the top, brazilian steak house, basically, they have meats on row tis are you sliced off and is her of it to you on a sandwich, that's pretty good. the mac and cheese truck was pretty good, and chicken waffles from a truck called foolish waffles, i've been to about 32, 33 so far, pat. >> how far tough to get through 50 days? >> a challenge, but you know what? compared to what most people do, eating all day is not the most arduous thing in the
world. >> true, can get you right here in the mid section. here with the guys from schmear-it, they've given me french toast bagel with french toast spread which you're shacking? >> violation of the culture. that is bagel. you get a paying well white fish and tomatoes with locks and something. but bagel, french toast bagel is not a bagel. >> right here. >> guys, i got to dig in here. guys? do the news. i'm just going to bite in. >> oh, that sounds good. we're just starving here. but i will say, i did the mac and cheese truck that he mentioned. that was good, that was a good truck, ya. >> you're good at spotting the good ones. >> i've trying the mac and cheese truck. this paying sell amazing, guys. >> thanks so much, pat. continue your breakfast. and don't let us interrupt you. maybe while out there today you can track down a grilled cheese truck. that's because today is
national grilled cheese sandwich day. >> that should and national holiday. we should be able to leave work and eat grilled cheese all day, everyone lovers the american staple. no matter the variation. and it is believed this simple sandwich originated in the 1920's. so, my thing. lot of butter. here, take your shredded cheddar cheese and you put it -- sit our bread on top of t makes it crispy. >> you kind of get that burned cheese crispy effect. that's how i like to do it. >> i do three cheese and i reb roman owe on the outside. >> oh, you're fancy. >> back with three things you need to know before go. >> three to go next.
i to the acidity in any foods.ht never thought about the coffee i was drinking having acids. it never dawned on me that it could hurt your teeth. he told me to use pronamel. it's going to help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee, and it was a real easy switch to make.
here are three things you need to know, three to go. >> americans err county officials are taking precautions after elevated level of lead are found in the water, as two hamilton township elementary schools. >> meanwhile, health officials say the zika virus more dangerous than first thought. funds left over from the ebola straddle used to in the u.s. >> starbucks new controversial rewards program starts today. use letters earn stars, based on how much they spend. >> how dare he? let's get last check on weather and traffic.
>> yes, guys, obviously still have wet weather to deal with out there. i also a.m. very protective against the starbucks thing, we move on. certainly looking at very dreary beginning to the day. you have got the rainout there. here is the start and end time. it has been underway now, will continue for the next few hours, ending lastly, the further east you go. so, you will start to see the sun break out sooner than later, the further inland you travel, meisha. >> thanks so much, katie. yes, we have an accident, blue route northbound ramp to west chester pike just cleared, good news for those every in you that area. you can see, how wet it is outside, too, give yourself a couple every extra minutes, accident lincoln drive northbound city avenue pushed all the way off to the shoulder but despite the fact it is on the shoulder it will cause some major slow down. >> thank you, next on cbs this morning, hamilton star and creator lynn manual mir n and did a. a look at the hit you will not see on stage. >> remember to join us bright and early each weekday morning here on cbs-3 starting 4:30 a.m. have a great day.
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