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this is cbs-3 eye conditions news this morning. now, in week two of septa's train troubles and some relief may be here. we're live with the changes in store for riders on the regional rails this morning. >> in the street for a fifth night demonstrators in philadelphia voice their frustrations with the recent fatal police shootings in louisianna and minnesota. coming up we'll tell you about another protest planned for this morning. >> and "eyewitness news" on the keen at the fast moving fire sends a philadelphia firefighter to a hospital overnight. well today is monday, july the 11, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. we're getting your day started as always with a check on weather and traffic with katie and meisha a good morning. >> yes, good morning, here we go, guys, monday morning, starting off a brand new week.
>> i didn't get the mega millions numbers, but -- >> no, we didn't win. there is always next time. >> always next time. there are more numbers. roadways are dry, a lot of construction out there, good news is the vine is open. >> indeed, right on through center city, got to love that. jim, you will like this. beautiful day. so it is a trade off having to get back to work obviously, beautiful day if you're bike to go work, walk to work, great excuse to have lunch alfresco today. we start things off with a quick peak at the "skycam 3" shot up in bethlehem, pennsylvania, main street, off in the distance, moravian college. off in the distance you can even see twinkle lights on south mountain over the lehigh university campus. but, storm scan nice and quiet, will stay that way all day today. yesterday was pretty decent day, save for the winds, that was rolling on through, but now that has been just wound down, left with high pressure,
anchoring itself over our area, beautiful day unfolding because of it, so gone are the muggy days, at least for now, starting off on pretty mild note in most locations at least from i95 on southeast. dairy say actually cool headed up toward the mountain us terrain, going to be one of those nice excuses to get outside today. just absolutely beautiful. poolside is a great place to go, uv index is up there, so sun block required, but you will not have to deal with that oppressive humidity, in fact, it is very low, with the lighter winds, and the sunshine, meisha, i'll go ahead and say it, it looks like a great hair day. so go for the under cat hairstyle. your hair low looks lovely, by the way. >> katie, your hair always look lovely. thanks, katie. good morning, everyone being happy monday, great news, for a loft house care about our hair washings it looks like maybe moving out the door. but for the rest every us the roadways are looking great. we have a disable truck, blue route, upper darby, won't
cause too many slow dawns, still very quiet. that's would we can expect at 4:30. monday heat up fairly quickly. vine open, it was not closed overnight for the construction, so looking good, both moving in the westbound and eastbound directions. ninety-five south at cottman coming around the s curve see how nice and quiet it is still looking this morning, we do have a first accident out there this morning, norristown, main street franklin street, for those of you in and around that area, not going to cause too many slow downs either. construction delaware, the on ramp for route 202 is closed until july 20. jim, over to you. >> thank so much, meisha a finally good news if you rely on septa trains to get now work. things should, should, be a lot smoother today. septa released new schedule with more trains, now you know it has been a week since septa pulled third of it rail fleet out of service. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo live in glennside, where the first train to philly was supposed to leave few minutes ago, jan, what's happening? >> reporter: brooke, jim, good morning, septa is promising bit of relief poor regional
rail rider today. they have added 1700 seat, thanks to leasing agreement with other transit agencies. first side left this glennside station, downed for center city on time at 4:22 this morning, but it is not this part of the commute that has seen problems. it is the morning rush. that really picks up around 6:00. soap, we'll have to see how the morning commute develops little later. but starting today, septa regional rail is operating an interim weekday schedule. septa is adding trains and stops and departure times just as lightly, as well. changes will possible through lease agreement with amtrak, nj transit, mark and maryland. septa has access to three additional locomotives, 18 more passenger cars. added capacity will hopefully provide relief to riders who have been frustrated for about a week now dealing with crowded coors, delays, bypassing trains, septa is still figuring out how to bring 120 side line silver line rail cars back to service. they've been taken off because
of structural defect. with them, about 13,000 seat on regional rails. while most ride remembers happy septa caught the problem before something serious happened, many say the issue has been more than a little inconvenience. >> they caught this before anything serious happened to anyone, and that of course is the good part about it. it would have been nice if they checked the trains regularly and discovered this little sool err, but at least nothing happened. >> i have to get up at 5:00 a.m. every morning, i am a walking zombie. >> now, septa is urging riders to check the new schedule frequently, because it could change and of course we have a link for you for every change on every line on cbsphilly.com. for now, reporting live at the glennside station, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", brooke, jim, back into you. >> thanks, jan. >> new this morning, philadelphia fire fight is her hurt in a overnight house fire. >> fire happened in the 5300 block of west berk street, in overbrook, just before 1:15
have morning, firefighter quickly got it under control. one was taken to the hospital, luckily, with non-life threatening injuries. no word yet on what caused the fire. >> city hall will be the backdrop from protest this morning, over deadly police shootings. it is sponsored by predominantly white group called showing up for racial justice. it will start at 8:00 a.m. >> last night, demonstrations continued in philadelphia, over the police involved killings of two black men in louisianna and minnesota. dozens march from 40th and market, in west philadelphia, to penn's landing. "eyewitness news" caught up with them near 24th and market in center city, that protest was peaceful. >> in baton rouge, demonstrator toss add trash can at approaching swat teams, as protests continued over the fatal police shooting of alton sterling. police arrested up to 40 people in a unscheduled protest late last night. police have made over 100 arrests there since friday. >> president obama will travel
to texas tomorrow to visit with the victims of the dallas police massacre. this is new video of the president arriving at joint base in maryland, cut his european trip short. meanwhile investigators are pouring over more evidence in the home of shooter micah johnson there is includes his journal. dallas police chief calls them ramblings. also, why he scrawled rb in blood before killed. they believe he was planning an even larger attack. >> civilian victim shot during the massacre cried sunday as she thanked dallas police. taylor was at the black lives matter protest with her sons when the shootings started. >> i saw another officer -- i saw another officer get shot. >> taylor said she will continue supporting the black lives matter movement and she wants to see the police and
the community come together. >> meanwhile, the first funeral for one of the officers will be held tomorrow. sergeant michael smith was a 25 year veteran. sadly he leaves behind his wife and two teenage children. >> stay with "eyewitness news" for complete coverage of the ambush in dallas and deadly police shootings across the country. we'll have the latest on our website cbsphilly.com. >> pennsylvania governor tom wolf is allowing bipartisan budget bill to become law without his signature. he had until midnight to sign or veto the measure last night he decided not to sign it, so $31 billion budget includes money for pennsylvania's schools and addiction services, lawmakers still negotiating how to fully funds the spending plan. >> we are counting down to the days until the democratic national convention, there are just two weeks now, 14 days to be exact, until the big event start right here in philadelphia. >> this morning, we should know more about technology role at the democratic
convention. the convention committee scheduled news conference to announce plans to showcase philadelphia's tech community, while the democrats are in town. press release from the committee says the announcement will include what it calls unprecedented technology efforts. well, a close call at a spa in the northeast after truck went right through a wall. >> this happened at the hand and stone massage and facial spa. it is inside shopping center at grant avenue and blue grass road. the driver had just left the parking lot of nearby giant and for whatever reason he went through an intersection and right into the building. spa manager was inside and felt the impact. >> you know, we felt the building shake, we weren't sure what was happening, i assumed it came from outside. so i ran outside, and that's whether i saw the guy in a truck and bleeding. >> fortunately, no one was in the room at the time. the driver was taken to area health torresdale. police suspect the driver may have had a seizure right before the crash. the wall is expected to be
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>> this is video of a wild fire in los angeles county california. flames errupted in santa collar eat a valley forcing evacuation that's since been liftedment the fire now burned more than 1100 acres and is about 50% contained. meteorologists say that strong winds could fan the flames, making firefighters jobs much harder in the coming days. >> the time 4:43. >> katie is here with another check on your forecast. >> we always talk how the weather can affect firefighters jobs. >> so true, whether it is just the humidity level, and specially the wind, like you guys said, it can fan the flames. so the benefit forecast can really help out the firefighters. at least they know where they can set to up battle some of the worse of the winds driven flames but regardless back here on the east coast, things looking very, very pleasant, starting our work week off on beautiful note, seasonable summer, clear as a bell on storm scan3, will stay that
way for the next couple of days, eventually there will be some thunderstorms that return to the forecast, but looking good right now. so let's take a look at the area temperatures, mid or upper 60s generally up and down i95, cooler headed into maybe some of the more remote suburb type terrain here, 61 degrees currently in allentown, 50's mount poconoment going down to the shore, where a the low of people might be vacation here this week, you picked pretty good week to vacation, guys, really looking very, very nice the next couple of days, off to little bit of variety pack going on here, but cool start in cape may, but very comfortable from barnegat light through ocean city definitely down toward rehoboth already at 07 degrees, probably knocking another degree off before the sun officially rises once it does in for string of sunny days here today pretty much rock star day, full sunshine, light wind, low humidity, comfortable warmth. can't beat that right? that's not just at the shore, that's pretty much everywhere. another beautiful day tomorrow. wednesday still sunny, start to see up tick in humidity by
that point, we'll also heat up in the next couple of days. back to the low and mid 90s thursday, friday, both days could bring shower or a thunderstorm. today will be gorgeous, and happy monday to youment take a look outside the schuylkill before spring garden, see it moving in the eastbound direction toward center city looking good, looking just as we would want it to look. still in the 4:00 hour on a monday morning. new jersey 42 northbound at creek road, plenty of vehicles, would typically see monday through wednesday, disable truck here was pulled all the way off to the shoulder looks like just clearing this now, blue route northbound at broomall upper darby like i said looks like they're clearing that down. but downed light pole here, fourth street block both directions between arch in old city. this could actually start to slow you down, and also construction throughout delaware, 959 northbound, onramp from north 202 closed until july 20th, jim, over to
you. >> relief expected today for frustrated septa regional rail commuters. the transit agency released updated schedule which includes more train cars. this help fill the void after one third of the trains were unexpected pulled for repairs. >> plus, demonstrations continued in philadelphia over the police involved killings of two black men in louisianna and minnesota. dozens marched from 40th and market in west philadelphia to penn's landing. now, there will be another protest this morning, planned for 8:00 at city hall. >> pennsylvania's governor tom wolf allowing bipartisan budget bill to become law without his signature. $31 billion budget includes money for pennsylvania schools, and addiction services. still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, don't share that netflix password. >> oh, oh, finds out thousand could get in you some major trouble coming up next.
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>> the democratic convention is two weeks from today, the republican convention start next week in cleveland. larry kane has update on the campaign, plus, gas prices are still sliding down, triple a, mid-atlantic reports, the national average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline is 2.24. that is 52 sent less than it was a year ago. and in the wake of the deadly police shootings, former police commissioner charles ramsey says more needs to be done to ease the tensions between law enforcement and the communities they protect. check in two, three, four times a day on "kyw news radio" 1060 on your a.m. dial. the time now 4:49. time for check on business news. >> mine watch's jill wagner joins us live this morning from the new york stock exchange, good morning, jill. us markets open this morning near their all time highs. what's behind it? >> well, strong jobs report really sent stocks higher on friday, labor department says us economy created 287,000
jobs in june, way more than expected. also a sign that may's massive hiring slow down wasn't the start of an overall economic slow down. the unemployment rate pick up, 4.9%, but it just means more people are looking for jobs. anything under 5% usually indicates full employment. brooke, jim? >> well, jill, we hear that it is now illegal to share netflix passwords. >> oh, who would do that in. >> who would do that? >> i know, sharing your netflix passwords is now a federal crime. >> oh! >> sorry, guys, i know, sorry to be the bearer of bad news here. so it comes in a court ruling in which a man left his job but still uses the passwords of someone working there. it is interesting because the ceo of netflix said he actually doesn't mind when people share passwords, because it does create bigger audience for its shows. so i guess you could it it, just don't tell anyone, right?
>> i just need to use my phone for a second. >> thanks, jill. >> we'll check in with you in the neck hour. >> i buy my own netflix. >> okay? >> happening today, this is an important story, free slurp east. >> free? >> at seven/11. >> all because today's date is seven/11, annual flea slurp idea is getting more attention because the slurpee turns 50 years old this year. free slurp east are available from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and if you buy seven slurp east between now and next monday, and you use the 7-eleven app you get 11 slurpee's free, that's 18, according to my matt. coming up after the break, looking for break from the heat, katie has good news for you. stay with us, we'll be right
>> it is always tough your first day back to work, but a day like this, it makes it easier, comfortable want to expect here today, light winds. pretty much doesn't get better than that, right? courtesy of high pressure hooking us up with the nice fair weather. we'll keep the pattern going at least for a day or two before we begin to see any kind of up tick in humidity. for now storm scan nice and quiet as you might expect. meanwhile, what you can expect for the early part of the week, easily today as well as tomorrow, low humidity, dry conditions, seasonable warmth, so still talking mid upper 80s, here, but that's exactly where we should be. it is basically the height of the meteorological summer season right now, lot of sunshine to go along with it, here's how it pans out, looking at the seven day, slow creep on the thermometer with every passing day, by wednesday, starting to heat up certainly here. there will eventually be some clouds out there as the day progresses but we do flirt with 90. notice bit of up tick in the humidity, and officially hit the 90s on thursday, friday, and both days it looks like
could actually trigger shower or a thunderstorm. we have to keep an eye on the radar toward the tail end of the week. >> kate, thank you so much. right now looking outside, roadways, nice and dry, looking good out there, ben franklin bridge, looking gorgeous, to r those of you from jersey going into center city what you are looking at, see early risers out, there overall anywhere we look still early on this monday morning, so looking good. ninety-five south at academy, interstate nine the a, one of the areas we know just cracking into the 5:00 hour, specially monday, start to heat up. right now looking just as it should. this is where we have a disable truck pulled off to the shoulder. blue route northbound broomall, upper darby, vehicles passing by, barely even looking over to see what's going on there, so looking good there. we do have downed light pole here in old city. it sounds like we have a wreckless driver in and around this area that hit the pole possibly and then fled the scene. nevertheless, what you are left w fourth street block both directions between arch and market. make note of this there is absolutely could start to slow you down in a little bit.
construction delaware still out there. ninety-five northbound, onramp from route 202 is closed. >> this will be out there until some time, until july 20th. jim, over to you. >> coming up: good news for frustrated rail ride earths. we'll tell but an updated septa schedule taking effect this morning. plus: taking a stand for the police officers in dallas. one cup of lemonade at time. how this fun raise is her having a big impact. >> also, we'll talk about a jail break. show you why these inmates are now being called heroes for breaking out of their holding cells. we're back at the top of the hour. stay with us. i've got a nice long life ahead.
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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. >> well, here is some news you can use this monday morning, after week of problems, septa rolling out new plan to ease the commuter case on on its rail lines. we're live with the changes. >> the protesters hit the street for the fifth night in a row in philadelphia. we'll have their message following the recent police-involved shootings across the nation, and we'll tell but another planned protest for this morning. >> as the city of dallas prepares it bury five officers killed in a ambush, we're letting new information about the investigation, i'm don champion in dallas with the very latest coming up. >> well, today is monday, july 11, 7/11, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> free slurpee day, i'm excited. katie and meisha are here.
when is the last time awed slurp me? >> it's been a while. >> july. >> i see. i said the same thing, slurp me? >> not according to seven/11. >> did i have an issue, i'm say i've had rita's ice for the first time, too. >> i feel like -- >> oh, look, everyone getting mad. >> no one is getting mad. >> roads are looking good, we do have wreckless driver, looks like slammed into a light pole now down blocking all directions and couple to tell you about. make note of that. >> katie, dry roads? >> definitely nice and dry, in the clear right now, going to have nice light win, comfortable humidity, full sunshine, basically, perfect weather. >> it is summer. yes, with low humidity, going