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tens of thousands office verizon workers are just 90 minutes from the strike, what is keeping two sides from an agreement and potential impact to customers. and, contested convention? g.o.p. front runner donald trump weighs in on that possibility plus hillary clinton pick up several major endorsements we have lateness campaign 2016. kobe bryant calling it a career, pride of the lower merion takes the court for final time tonight and wait until you hear how much tickets are selling for right now. today is wednesday, april 13th good morning i'm's jim donovan. i'm brook thomas. after two rainy start we are warming up getting your day started with a check of weather and traffic with katie
and meisha, good morning. >> good morning, happy wednesday. >> bulk of construction. we will touch on that in a moment. >> weather looks awesome. i know, finally. yeah, you guys can do that. we are off to a chilly start but it is quiet. barely even a wind out there. looking at storm scan three and totally empty like what we will show you right the now this is good stuff. we like it like this it bode well will for day ahead. we will continue to track basically the high pressure for the next couple of days, a and what that will do is allow temperatures to start gradually increasing with time. as day progresses expect full sunshine. for now we will expect a freeze warning that last until 8:00 this morning for far northwestern suburbs. all point north and west of that is where we have a freeze warning in addition there is a frost advisory down across south interior new jersey which i will will show you later in the broadcast. thinks where we stand temperature wise, chilly but still so calm.
barely wind out there cold enough for freeze but further north and west you travel. do keep that in mind. moving forward it is wall to wall sunshine. it is a good day and starting to rebound here over course of the next couple days. expect full sunshine. very light wind. granted a tad cooler then average. we are shooting for 60. but there is not much to complain with this forecast or in the days ahead. coming up i will tell but nice weather. eventually we are expect to go hit 70's and tell you when you can peck those values on the thermometer coming up later. >> boom, katie this this is just the best news. we have had so much rain. so good to have that sun. thank you for that. good morning everyone. happy wednesday. excuse me, i think another cough is coming maybe even a sneeze just hold on tour seats. right lane here, this was block construction 422 eastbound near oaks and egypt road that has been since clear. great news. thises an area that heat up quickly. more construction 95 south
between airport and route 420. make note of the construction sites because they are clearing out of our way faster then i can a which is great news for you at home maybe thinking of hitting the roadway sometime soon. looking good right here. i-95 north between route 413 and business route one another area where construction is clearing. we can see cones push off to the shoulders but nothing is blocking any lanes. we are looking good. this is where we have construction outside and let you you know about this when it clears on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound between bensalem and virginia drive. left lane still block but they are cleaning it the up. and also, pennsylvania turnpike eastbound, eastbound side between downingtown and valley forge that left lane is block here as well. we will have another remind inner a bit. jim, back over to you. verizon has activated a strike readiness team in anticipation of the work stoppage this morning. >> 40,000 east coast land line phone and cable workers plan to go on strike at 6:00 a.m. union members have been without a contract since last
august. they want to freeze pensions make layoff easier and relie more on contract workers. verizon says non-union workers are ready to fill in when workers walk off the job. our jan carabao is working on the story and her live reports coming up at 5:00. philadelphians got a chance to comment on the soda tax proposal. many turned out at the a public hearing on mayor jim kenney's budget. mayor want a 3 cents per ounce tax increase on suing ary beverages. some would fund universal prek. many held signs condemning the proposed tax. meanwhile pennsylvania governor tom wolf says he will sign a medical marijuana legislation if it gets to his desk. pennsylvania senate passed an amended bill for the second time, in 11 months, yesterday in a 42-seven vote. it now head back the two house. the bill a allows patient toss take the drug in pill, oil or liquid form but cannot smoke or grow their own. president obama will sign a house approved bill giving
financial companies to develop treatments for z ika virus. news comes days after top u.s. health officials warned the administration that the virus is scarier then first thought. now the president want $2 billion to fight zika but says that is still just a small step forward. new details on former nfl star will smith's death. coroner is expected to release autopsy results today, that former new orleans saint player was shot and killed in louisiana a saturday night. his wife was also, shot, we're told she will be okay. surveillance video surfaced showing an apparent hit and run crash involving smith, and another driver. and now police are saying they found loaded guns in both mens cars. man made cardinal heyes is charged with the murder. house speaker paul ryan says count him out, of the running for president. >> wisconsin republican says that the party can't choose a
nominee on the first ballot, first pick someone who ran in the primaries. ryan faced speculation that he could emerge at a nominee at the a contested convention n last night's c this n town hall donald trump says he does not expect that to happen. >> i think ill will's get to 1237. i think we're going to do very well in new york and as i said, some of these states around it where we will be in next. we should do really well in california. >> texas senator ted cruz is accusing trump of being a bully insighting violence and uses dirty tricks to intimidate voters and delegates. they call her a super prepared realist. clinton hold a big lead in the poles in new york. a new quinnipiac university poll shows her with 53 percent support, and that is to sanders 40 percent. two local lgbp groups, equality pennsylvania and liberty city democratic lgbpt are also endorsing clinton. bernie sanders is invoking
the memory of former president franklin roosevelt. he toured the 32nd president's home in new york. sanders says that the nation can learn from roosevelt's current courageous stand against powerful interests. he drew parallels to his fight of what he calls the billion air class. lower merion native kobe bryant is calling it a career, tonight. the lakers legend will take the court for the final time in los angeles. lakers say they have more than 200 credential requests from more than 15 countries for tonight's game and we check stub hub, okay and tickets for tonight's game begins utah jazz are selling for, this is the range, we're talking between $700.500000 for one ticket. kobe won five championships, the third all time scorer in totallal points and super cool to watch play even this season. >> a macing career. yesterday we talk you
about concerts coming to atlantic city think um will iser. today we have learned about a major concert coming to citizens bank park. we're told it the is one of the biggest artists in the world. rumors are swirling it could be paul mccartney. cbs-3 will be there at 10:00 o'clock for a big announce. look for an update the at noon. history in darby township today where it first ever african-american police chief will be sworn in. regene price will take over the department tonight, she joins the force after serving 29 years with the riveria beach police department in florida. still ahead, this morning, what you may be doing on your drive-in to work that could get you a ticket. also ahead the surprising way south jersey resident was able to bust burglars and he wasn't even home at the time. plus a crane carrying a plane, toppled over, the moment of impact caught on camera and we will tell you why it was being moved in the first
back on "eyewitness news", we have incredible video for you, a crane, collapsed, while moving a 70-pound airplane. it happened sunday at an airport in india. the 200-ton crane was moving an a320 for a training exercise when it slammed to the ground. we're told air india jet was empty at the time and no one was hurt, so, lucky there. we're also getting a look at home surveillance video from south jersey. it looks like something straight out of home alone. check this out, two men broke in the home in upper pittsgrove salem county yesterday. they were greeted by home owner's dogs. dogs sniffed around but men still walk right in. later, the men were surprised by the home owner's voice who addressed them directly after seeing them on the remote device. men ended uptaking off but they got the away with some jewelry. more surveillance video from the recycling business in
hatfield, montgomery county. watch as burglars climbed through a hole in the cinder block wall. men then tried to get scrap metal inside a machine by using a welder which didn't work. if you know anything about either of these crimes, please call police, right away. authorities want to you put down your smart phone and focus on the roads. police say more than ever, officers are catching drivers texting and talking while behind the wheel. in pennsylvania, all drivers are prohibited from texting while and tickets were distract driving were up, 40 percent since last year. most of the offenders are men. >> many times it doesn't matter. >> even while you are driving. >> when i drive i pull it out sometimes. >> if you are caught texting or e-mailing while driving get ready to pay a $50 fine. time is 4:42. meisha's watching the roads this morning. >> um-hmm. >> but first katie has another
check of your forecast this morning. you are all smiles. >> because i have some good news for a change. >> yes. >> i know. >> so what is happening is it is a very boring weather pattern. you will hear me sound like a broken record. >> we like boring. >> we might as well be in southern california. i'm tell you, it looks beautiful. when you have time to warm up to above average but nice spring weather for next few days and majority of this entire forecast is sunny, dry, pleasant. >> good. >> we're looking good here. let's start off to a very tranquil storm scan view. we have had a lot to track in the way of not the just included but also rain and snow far off to the north and over weekend we have had our fair share of snow as well. with high pressure in place essentially what happens is high pressure will block any disturbance from trying to push through our area looking at wider zoom, we have got activity off across midwest, wisconsin area and deep south the here in the lone star
state. however, high pressure is setting up and what happens is it act as a blocking mechanism. with that you get clockwise flow around the northern hemisphere. that will send these disturbances around our area. they will just bypass us. it is a ramp taking off for highway that takes you around like a business route kind of a thing. gradually all that can happies not only quiet weather but nice warming trend that comes with it. we will call this omega block fancy name because it looks like an omega for high pressure to limit any kind of a, again, disturbance that can push through our area. today, beautiful. very modest breeze. 60 degrees. the very pleasant. tonight we will be clear, chilly granted but 40 degrees for the low. not bad. light win. not terrible. and every passing day, right through sunday and even monday gets warmer, and warmer, and warmer, notice sun just keeps on coming. i love boring weather, patterns. it makes my job easier and you
are all smiles and i don't hear from you on twitter. meisha, over to you. >> that sound makes everyone so happy. thanks, katie she's bringing sunshine. she does every day even in the rain katie brings sunshine. it is true. ninety-five south at cottman looking nice and quiet coming around s curve that is what we want to see as we push toward that 5:00 o'clock hour. vine looking good as well. look at how quiet, months from the westbound and eastbound side. both directions. east and westbound looking nice and quiet the right now. schuylkill headlights moving in the ease wound direction, before spring garden, you can see it looking good. both east and westbound side of the schuylkill will heat up as early in the 5:00 o'clock hour. we have construction out there, pennsylvania turnpike westbound, between bensalem and virginia drive that left lane is still block. we will let you you know when that eases up, but it is causing tension. pennsylvania turnpike eastbound as well, east and westbound side between downingtown and valley forge that left lane is block in this area. just a reminder construction
on the kelly drive for resurfacing between hunting park avenue and fairmount a avenue, one lane block and lifting at 6:30 a.m. just as we push toward that rush hour, jim, back to you. several lucky ducks to tell but in south jersey. >> first responders, blocked together to rescue, someone from the storm drain. they were able to get them out of the drain on route 38, in mount laurel. they will be sent to the wild leave refuge far from the new jersey jug handles. >> keep them safe. still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning how google is trying to help you get organize. >> but first here's a look what is on tonight on cbs-3.
verizon workers tops this morning's headlines on cbs-3. workers handled land lines and cable, not cell phones. they have been without a contract since last august. verizon says it has non-union workers ready to step in. tonight regina price will be the first african-american police chief in darby township delaware county. the price joins the darby department after 29 years with the riveria beach, florida police department. lower merion native and nba superstar kobe bryant will play in his final game tonight, tickets for the game between kobe's lakers and utah jazz in l.a. are going for up to $5,000, on a ticket web site, stub hub. kobe calls it a career, and nba's third leading scorer and winner of five nba championships. >> bravo. time is 4:49. time to check on business news. >> money watch's jill wagner joins us live from the new york stock exchange and jill, we hear there is some
controversial, some changes at least, coming to a controversial new law in north carolina? >> reporter: well, that is right, good morning, brook and jim. critics say that law discriminate as begins gay, less bee on, transgendered people. governor's executive order will restore right to sue over discrimination in state courts but they won't change a provision that restricts transgendered bathroom access this comes after dutch bank announced it would hold off on a plan to add 250 jobs to the north carolina location and pay pal backed off plans to expand in the state. so businesses adding some pressure there, brook and jim. >> jill, i'm always following google. google wants to help me find some you time, what is that all about. >> reporter: that is right, a new feature in google calendar will ask what type of goal you have whether it is to chill out, meditate or work on a new goal, look at your schedule and find best time to do it f a conflict comes up google
will reschedule. they are not letting you off the hook, brook and jim. >> that is more stress then it is worth, thanks, jill, we will check in later on. meanwhile music producer and reality tv star david getz died. >> he married liza a manilla in 2002, with his childhood friend michael jackson serving as best man. of course, couple divorced months later. ge st sued manilli for millions. he was found dead inside his hotel room at london four seasons yesterday. david ge st was just 62 years old. well, coming up after the break we will get another check of weather and traffic. >> katie tells us how warm it will be this week.
time i can tell you that. this is a good forecast, folks. you like spring weather and sunshine, i have got you covered for pretty much the foreseeable future. we will show you is what happening on storm scan not a heck of a lot. let's move on. we have clear sky, chill in the era allowing the frost advisory to take effect across southern and interior sections of new jersey near the cozies not quite as much, of a concern but anybody that is shaded in blue here, burlington county, gloucester, camden you will run that risk of the frost out there this morning because it is chilly a and light enough wind to support that formation. next couple days every inning is will day tacking on a few additional degrees to the point where we are flirting with 80, come monday and expecting sunshine right through the weekend. i mean this is good stuff. early next week a front does come along and it looks weak but it the will knock our temperatures back regardless though meisha, when is last time we saw a seven day like this. it simply looks awesome. >> so as om and it is 77. >> it the just gets better
every day. >> yes. we will be so happy. >> it doesn't even matter, it is all good. we will be happy. thanks, katie. that is good. when we can wake up early on a wednesday morning after a rough monday, tuesday possibly maybe we're all tired, knowing there will be 70 and all sunshine, man in, complaints. new jersey 42 freeway north bound at creek road looking great. this is basically looking at approaching 295, still looking good here. blue route mid county same story looking nice and quiet. boulevard, taillights moving in the the southbound direction toward the schuylkill, again looking nice and quiet this morning, pretty much what we want to see as we break in the 5:00 o'clock. we will see things change in the 5:00 o'clock but things are looking good and hold steady through the 5:00 o'clock hour. construction pennsylvania turnpike between downtown and valley forge, that left lane is still block but another point of construction moving in the the westbound direction between bensalem and virginia drive. that left lane block there but just on the kelly drive between hunting park and fairmount avenue that clears
up at 6:30 it is all been cleared, jim and brook back to you. if you are heading out the door stay updated with katie's forecast on our sister station kyw news radio 1060. also, philadelphia mayor jim kenney reflects on his first 100 days in office. a local man is free, on bail, after being arrested in a child pornography sting operation, and a first of its kind bill signed today, that was sealed, certain criminal record after a period of time. check in two, three, four times a day on kyw news radio 1060 on your am dial. well, coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news" we are live as verizon workers get ready to go on strike this morning. >> we will show you impact you'll notice when they do walk off the job. plus an incredible survival story how a woman was saved more than a week after getting locked in the
going on strike, in just one hour, tens of thousands of verizon workers will walk off the job, and on to the picket lines. demand workers are making and impact strike will have on you. >> i know it is stacked against me with the establish. >> donald trump calls out his own party. we will tell you why he thinks republicans are trying to keep him from clinching the g.o.p. nomination. this is a nice change, for the first time this week we are not waking up to the rain. kate ill will let you know he how long sunny stretch will last. it is wednesday, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brook thomas. the katie and meisha are keeping an eye on things this morning, what is going on.
>> katie, we are just dealing with is construction so that is not bad yet either. weather and traffic we will go hand and hand. >> with the dry roads we are looking good here. sun glare is an issue for next couple mornings but storm scan empty but meisha, i would say use weather as one of your segments coming up here because we are all loving this. it is so quiet outside. storm scan completely empty and will stay that way throughout the course of the day. we have one little hiccup that comes in the form of the freeze warning until 8:00 this morning. most note thably and specifically for far northwestern suburbs. draw a line from western, chester, go northwest and lehigh valley that is where it is posted with temperatures in the 30's. protect that sensitive vegetation if you have flowers, sitting out on the deck that kind of thing. we are at 30 after all in mount pocono but well above freezing at this moment around the urban kardon and up and down i-95. thirty at the airport. thirty-four in atlantic city.