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he's brought new grocery stores to underserved areas. dwight evans is committed to revitalizing neighborhoods in all of philadelphia. he'll be a block by block congressman for us. i'm dwight evans and i'm proud to approve this message. you're window of opportunity is closing real soon, get outside and enjoy the weather because changes are coming in the next few hours. good afternoon i'm brook thomas. i'm jim donovan. hopefully whatever changes are coming get out fast. lets get out to katie with a look at the first forecast. >> yes, guys, it does look like it is just rest of the day we will deal with any wet weather, i know, possibly as
late as tomorrow morning but it is just a cold front. it will be moving out of here relatively quickly. that bode very well for upcoming weekend as well. these are eventually going to return back to sunny, seasonal for that matter. very warm. feeling muggy outside right now. we can go start things off by taking you outside to view of storm scan a local level. you can see showers firing up through portions of the poconos, most specifically and then western central berks county, lancaster county. this is heading our way as part of the much larger system but it is a cold front and it will be coming through, with brief, but localized downpours as well as showers, perhaps a thunderstorm. we have not seen any then are storms firing up, that might change as we have had some sunshine it is warming up. rain amounts you are talking about a quarter inch, max but look at these temperatures. it is warm. frankly muggy. it feels like summertime. looking forward the rest of the day dodging a couple showers, in the area radar at
anytime, rest of the day and headed toward night fall. upper 70's before this front crosses. once it does presidentially temperatures get back to seasonal. like i mentioned jim and brook it looks like a decent weekend. more details later in the show. hillary clinton continues her presidential campaign with several stops in pennsylvania. >> clinton is taking part in the conversation about breaking down economic barriers. here's a live look inside the event in jenkintown, montgomery county. the clinton equal pay advocates lily ledbetter are holding a discussion about the gend are job. she's discussion how she will raise income for families if she's elect president. later she will organized an event with organizers in scranton. just days before tuesday's primary presidential hopeful bernie sanners makes a stop right here in philadelphia a. sanders spoke to an invitation only crowd about his national platform and what it means for us. in a wide ranging, one on one conversation he tells oust justin finch he does in the see eye to eye with mayor kenney on one of his budget
priorities. >> reporter: economy that drove the morning conversation with presidential candidate bernie sanders in west philadelphia. >> i will get elect president, the man corporate america invest in this country. >> reporter: speaking one on one with "eyewitness news" the vermont senator tackled issues national and local, on one, he is very vocal, mayor jim kine's proposal of a soda tax to fund youth education initiatives. >> my disagreement is how he proposes to fund it. i think taxing soda is a regress i have way to fund it. that tax burden will likely come down on low income and working families, many of them are struggling right now to make end meet. way i think we should fund it the you ask wealthiest people who are doing phenomenally well to pay their fair share of taxes. >> reporter: on guns he wants pennsylvanians to know he is tough despite countering claims by clinton camp and others. counting his stance on assault weapons dating back 30 years. >> i have a d minus voting record, d minus from the nra.
i, in 1988, long time ago, came out against and said a salt weapons in to country are not, for hunting, they should not be sold, they should not be distributed they are designed to kill human beings. >> reporter: from breaking up big banks to reinvesting in u.s. infrastructure he the contender told crowds under a sanders white house that the city, state and nation could start looking very different. despite odds against him, senator sanders says he does see a way to the primary win here in pennsylvania. a win he says will come by the people, and not through special interests. in west philadelphia, i'm justin finch, for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> on the republican side donald trump heads to delaware after spending time in the campaign trail and harrisburg, last night. supporters lined up early outside the delaware state fair ground in harrington. doors opened moments ago at noon but the event starts at the 4:00 p.m. latest poll find trump leading ted cruz and john kasich by american double digits in the first state.
ted cruz is back in pennsylvania today, he just wrapped up an energy and jobs town hall in williamsport. later this afternoon cruz will stump for votes in scranton. as a reminder the pennsylvania and delaware primaries are on april 26th, new jersey's primary is june 7th. an autopsy is being performed today to determine how entertainer prince died. what officials say it could be weeks before we have a final answer. >> meantime tributes keep pouring in from all over the world, even the legendary stevey wonder did a tribute live on cbs this morning. correspondent jamie youkiss has more from prince's paisley park estate. >> reporter: the fence outside paisley park studios has ballooned into a memorial as fans paid tribute to prince. >> he touched many, many generations. he touched many cultures. >> ♪ >> reporter: prince reign over popular music spans four decade and touched almost every ge nre. >> he wore his sincerity on
his sleeve, and you could feel it. >> i will miss my friend. >> reporter: sheila e knew and worked with prince for almost 40 years. >> he was a gentlemen, very friendly, and competenttive but gifted. >> reporter: an autopsy today will help determine the cause of death, but result will not be known for days or weeks. the 57 year-old had reportedly been battling the flu. >> if the mood outside paisley park is somber it is exact opposite here outside minneapolis club first avenue where purple rain was film. all night street party will keep ongoing. more celebrations of prince's life are plan for tonight, and for tomorrow. >> ♪ >> reporter: with his death, prince's king of the music charts, his album dominating the itunes top 50 list. krista barnes brought her son, to paisley park to create a memory. >> trying to explain to the three-year old who prince was was not easy so hopefully, in time he will understand the
importance of being here today. >> reporter: and joining millions of other fans who remember the music. jamie youkiss, cbs news, minneapolis, minnesota. several celebrities are taking to social media to express their sadness, madonna tweeted this picture of prince where he changed the world a true visionary, what a loss. she says she's devastated. she ended it, this is not a love song. of course love song is a reference on the song that she and prince collaborated on. celine dion tweeted terribly saddened by devastating news. he truly is a legend and hero of mine. rip prince. prince wrote dion's hit song with this tear, and, prince's former girlfriend carmen electra she posted this picture on instagram saying i feel so sad and confused right now. a lot of people don't know this but prince actually gave -- she used to be taylor lynn patrick, i think. carmen electra is great. and this is a preview of next
week's new yorker magazine. as you can see, the pretty simple but fitting tribute, purple rain. certainly change the face of music, that is for sure. there is a lot more still ahead on "eyewitness news" this noon. president obama's day with the royal family. unique way he was greeted at windsor castle, next, plus. >> it is such an obsession i think in a really happy way, a kind of a vacation i think from their real life. >> reporter: sojourney weaver and other stars of the ghost busters talks about ghost heads in a new documentary by local film makers. hear about their journey to one of the most prestigious fi
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grief counselors are meeting with students at howard high school of technology in wilmington as police continue their investigation in the death of the sophomore. a vigil last night remembered 16 year-old amy joyner. police say she was assaulted yesterday morning in the girl's bathroom. join are died at a hospital, police interviewed several students but no charges have been filed. six people were hurt in the raging house fire in camden overnight. they shared this eyewitness video for us. the fire broke out just after 4:30 on the 800 block of haddon avenue knew. we're told six people were taken to the hospital from smoke inhalation and other injuries but they are expect to be okay. the cause of the fire is under investigation. a violent crash in hunting park in germantown overnight leaves a pedestrian in critical condition. police say a driver lost control just after midnight to
get a park car and then struck two pedestrians trapping one underneath the car. the other pedestrian walk away with minor injuries. police are investigating the driver for suspicion of driving under the influence. in other news, president and mrs. obama had lunch with the queen have of england and it was quite the unique reception. queen elizabeth with prince philip greeted obama's in the rain as they exited marine one. prince philip drove the four in his land rover to the castle. obama's will have dinner with prince william and kate and prince harry tonight. still ahead on "eyewitness news", they are calling ghost heads. >> to put on that uniform, you have got to be showing a vulnerable side of yourself to say that i love this, i am letting the world know that i love this. >> dan ago roid in a new documentary, how ghost head is taking the tribeca film festival by storm, katie. jim, we are looking ahead to some wet weather later today and possibly in the weekend but will it clear out
so you can get in those outdoor plans? i will have the a answer when we check your full forecast just after the break. blank ago roid.
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my allergies have been bothering me so this is a good afternoon just wipe it all away, for us suffering. >> yes. but that is a great way to think of it because we have had so much dry weather, that the pollen has had a chance to, i got a layer of it on my back deck. it is out there. it is messing with people that suffer from seasonal allergies but thankfully the rain is away. it is starting to come down through western most suburbs. lets go and take you outside. i want to show you is what happening at local level and with the wider zoom on storm scan which we will get to but let's depict this with a couple cameras, shall we. this is outside kutztown area middle school, 69 degrees despite that cloud cover. very, very warm beginning to the afternoon here but obviously the clouds have biloed in. whereas do still have a
reflection on the water here. we have brighter sunshine, out the at the immediate shore. further in you go the darker that sky is start to go get but at this point we have yet to see any lightening strikes show up on doppler. so that at least indicates it is all just rain right now. we have had enough sunshine that we will not be shocked to see a thunderstorm firing up out there but if we did it doesn't look like any major severe weather threat. you can see beginning of the rain moving in the northern and western most suburbs. that is leading edge of the front, whole thing got to cross through basically the entire east coast event here but until it does cross through we are going to stuck with more clouds, humidity, building heat and showers and thunderstorms that might fire up. but headlines says it all. we will watch that front clear out early tomorrow morning, and as it does, yeah might leave behind perhaps even a shower but more than anything a few cloud in the morning and then back in the sunshine, bit of the breeze but upper 60's where we should be and sunday my personal favorite of the weekend looks awesome, upper
60's still with sunshine, really nice day. we are going to keep high pressure essentially on our side on monday but there will be a warm front nearby helping to draw in that warmer air mass from the the south, and under full sunshine we are back in the upper 70's just like. that new looking at the drought the status, still some pretty exceptional drought taking place across the golden state, back toward necessity vat as well but here at home we have had our fair share of rain in recent months but recent days have been awfully dry. i was than the shock when drought monitor came out yesterday with the weekly report and put at least portions of our area into the we will call it ab normally dry status. we don't have full blown drought but it is a sign that we could use rain and here it comes, coming through scattered in nature but even through you this evening there will be scattered showers out there. 7:47. happy passover. 69 degrees is the temperature we will be as sunnies going down. union have another match at home taking on insuring tomorrow afternoon under full sunshine, granted, breezy but a a nice spring day.
sunday, again, looking lovely, 68 and unis i, you cannot beat it. feel like the monday might be your favorite, 77 degrees with the sun and fresh round of showers and likely a thunderstorm head our way by tuesday, jim, back over to you. well, they call them ghost head extreme fans of the movie ghost busters and now a documentary about ghost heads is making waves at one of the most prestigious film festival in america. try beck a. >> a ghost head is someone who has clearly found some meaning and purpose and relevance to the whole ghost busters phenomenon. >> i throw on my flight suit, you know, i'm truly mean. what i love, what i enjoy and it brings out best of me because i can be who i am in that suit. >> ghost head makes its tribeca debut tomorrow. joining is tommy malone, derrick k u.n.ser and tom gephardt, a gasper to from ghost buster new jersey, a fan group from new jersey.
how did all of this start, tommy. >> brendan martin, our director from canada, he is a ghost head and he wanted to explore the community and identity that these guys have with liking the movie. so i saw it on line i feel like i could help with that. i made a movie about santa claus, people, and same sort or thing, about someone with that one love and passion and we followed it. >> so how do you get involved with this? >> how did i get involved? i got involved because i went to high school to tommy. tommy dragged me on these film adventures. >> okay, okay good was there something about ghost busters that something click when you were younger. >> well, to us, we found out a long time ago it is not a caterpillar that is interesting it is a person obsessed with caterpillar. tom is obsessed with ghost busters and in a positive way we fine that interesting where we can follow it and explore in the movie. >> these are not just people dressing up and doing stuff. there is more than that,
correct. >> yeah, yeah. >> they dress up, they wear the packs, they will go, and remodel cars to look like the s01 but they are going out there and doing things in their community, children's event, children's hospitals to try to spread joy to people who are in need of it. >> people always want a connection with the movie. this is a way of bonding with your family. explain that. >> well, it is something i shared with my grandfather as a kid and got to meet my first real ghost buster, and the car and it cemented me into the whole world and now 30 years later i'm sharing witt my daughter, with, you know, it is so much excitement. it is fun, seeing her have that same light in her eye that i'm sure my grandfather saw he had in me when i was watching with him. >> this is impressive. first of all, explain the pack, you have to stan up and explain and turn around. this is not just a plastic thing. you have a car engine on your back. >> it is technical, it is one
of our toys. >> how many pound. >> don't tip over. >> too many. >> it is about 50-pound. they vary depending on how people make them. they come in all shapes, sizes we come in different shade of colors. >> can you make a noise. >> yeah. >> yeah. >> okay. >> this is a safe one. >> okay. >> everything functioning. >> when you see other ghost heads, is it kind of like a fraternity if you will or are you critiquing what each one has, my gosh, i don't know, where did you get that, how do you make this. >> it is just an overall collaboration of everyone. everyone does different causes. we go to children's hospitals, charities, parades, local community functions, i know disasters we go get things together and get it where it
needs to go to we do in the just help our own communities but we reach out to others too and we connect through social media and trips through different conventions, events, charities through all of the other states. >> really a macing. tribeca, amazing. that is not small potatoes. >> no, rob deniero's try beck a we're saying like star wars fans, they like batman and joker, there is no fight ago this goes with ghost busters fans. >> they didn't fight on the movie either. >> it is all positive, yeah. >> so, when can we see this released in general theaters, when willie be able to see it. >> video on demand when the new movie comes out june or july 2016. but ghost heads movie.com for all of the information. >> this is great. we appreciate it. i mean that outfit, that is tops, a the plus. >> thanks, guys. much success at try beck a congratulations on the new
born coming your way. >> thank you. >> stay tuned for more on >> thank you. >> stay tuned
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tonight at 6:00 more and more children playing tennis, with growing concerns about concussions, maybe looking for safer sports. health reporter stephanie stahl will tell you why tennis provides so much more than just a safe work out. well, philadelphia is home to some very big buildings which means they can use a lot of energy to keep them going. >> so in honor of earth day city rewarded three prominent
address is for their role in reducing energy consumption. one hundred north 18th street, 1701 jfk boulevard and 150 rouse boulevard won cities energy reductions rates. it was year long, voluntary challenge for more than three dozen of the cities biggest buildings to reduce energy consumption by at least 5 percent. winners walked away with $5,000 to put toward upgrading their energy efficiency. fantastic. well that is "eyewitness news" this noon i'm jim donovan. i'm brook thomas. for katie and all of us here thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00 we are always on line cbs philly.com. >> young and the restless is next.
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