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>> melania trump remarks repeat in the this morning she is accused stealing lines from michelle owe bamm a good morning, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan. melania trump speech tops our morning minute. >> your work is your bond. and you do what you say. >> there is controversy this morning over melania trump speech of the republican national convention. >> your word is your bond if you do what you are say you are going to do. >> a lot of people say it sounded a whole lot like michelle obama's speech at the democratic convention in 2008. >> damaging storms swept through the area, in the leaving wake of debris behind, knocking out power. >> life is full every hate right now. >> trying to figure out who paint add swastika on burlington county condo. >> coatesville police officers attack while on patrol. through a rock at an officer's care breaking his windshield.
>> launch and begin the 2016 republican national convention. >> look, i know i am not supposed to be up here, but let's be honest, neither is donald trump. >> stephen colbert taking off the stage at the quicken loans arena, i don't know how he got up there. some people are saying was that really security or was it part of his team? >> he just eats this up. >> exactly. >> he just eats it up. justin, how is it going outside? today better, can you tell, difference so far this early morning? >> i'm already feeling that difference, yes. still humid. don't get me wrong. by the afternoon, going to feel less humid. certainly tomorrow, that's the best day of the week, if you don't like the heat and humidity, so take advantage of it for mid july. doesn't happen too often, because we'll bring back big time heat. until then, cold front passing by right now, coming through dry, just some clouds, but notice cooler air to the north and west, 60 in mount pocono,
64 in allentown, still in the 70s from the sit he on south and east, and again, i said humidity levels will continue to drop. that's because we look at the buy point temperatures already seeing low 60s and upper 50's in the lehigh valley and poconos. dry air mass will continue to shift southward today so here's what to expect, looks like heatwave will come to an end, still upper 80s but average for this time of year, a lot of sunshine in our forecast today and the next several days, and the big change will be in the humidity . shares stay to the south and west. sin, less humid, 88 for philadelphia, mid 80s down at the shore, nice breeze there, and the 70s for highs in the poconos. like i said, nice stretch of mid-july weather coming at us, talk about how long that lasts, when we show you the seven day in a few more minute, we head back to the sit which meisha. >> good morning, beautiful day today to eat lunch maybe outside you guys, good
morning, happy tuesday. >> see big difference, 15, 20 minute ago, starting to heat up now, we push into the 5:00 hour. specially we head toward the 6:00, really going to see things change on busy tuesday morning. now an accident, boulevard southbound, pulled over, far to the right. but, might have you causing you to tap your breaks, make note it is out there. 422 westbound, onramp from route 23, right lane compromised now since been cleared, speaking of 422, though, construction still out there, eastbound, between sanatoga and royersford, right lane also in and around that area. take a look at this, just reminder, five lines running interim schedule also take a look at this, warminster line 405 that goes to the airport, running 16 minute delay. for those of you taking septa remind to you check your schedules on line, certainly do, that construction northeast extension between
lansdale, mid-county, right lane, and i will be tweeting all of that out, as well, brooke being back to you. >> so delegates loved what they heard last night from melania trump. >> some people watching however say they heard some of it before. at a previous convention, justin finch breaks it all down for us. >> jim, brooke, good morning, the question now was this a case of copy and past or chance? now the first lady 2008dnc speech, the other from mrs. trump last night. you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond and you do what you say you are going to do. you work hard for what you want in life that your word is your bond and do you what you say and keep your promise. and now, a side by side of more speech similarities. >> barack and i were raised with so many of the same values, like you work hard for what you want in life that your word is your bond that
you do what you say you are going to do. >> i believe we have a technical issue right there. >> presumptive gop nominee, donald trump, introduced his wife melania before her near ten minute speech. beyond what you heard, no other major over lance, mrs. obama's 2008 speech. mrs. trump's address also her packs cents including women and children's causes, trump's adult children are also speaking this week before he takes the stage on thursday. the campaign is responding to mrs. trump's speech critiques, reading a state in part in light of her beautiful speech her team of writers took note on her life inspiration cents, some included fragments that reflected her own thinking. melania's immigrant experience and love for america shown through in her speech which made it a success. and i can tell you, supporters agree, many of whom liking
mrs. trump to jackie kennedy, no response yet from the white house on this speech flap. jim, brooke? >> a talk they are campaign. >> writers, someone will be called into the office today. >> tough talk this morning i'm sure at the trump camp. >> thank up, justin, the time now 5:36. in business news this morning, how many trips uber drivers have made. >> and find out which are powering the surge, money watch's jill wagner joins us liver from the new york stock exchange, hey, jill? >> reporter: good morning, bribing, jim, the rally continues on wall street, the dow rose 16 points to new record high, nasdaq gained 26 points, futures pointing to bit of lower open today though. yahoo revenues on 19% in the last quarter, compared to the same period last year. this could be earnings report as independent company. yahoo is for sale final bids were reportedly due yesterday. >> hasbro shares fell 7%, the toy maker losing its jurassic
park license in sales for toys for boys like transformers have dropped. overall, revenue, though, climbed in the second quarter, huge sales for star wars, action figures, disney princess, dolls, uber hit major milestone, it is 2 billion trip, took uber five years to reach 1 billion trips, and then just six more months to reach the next billion. ceo says it was actually 147 trips and 16 countries, all happening at the same time, so to celebrate uber will be reaching those drivers 450 bucks, and each rider will get $450 of free trips. brooke, jim? >> what? >> something free. >> sometimes in center city there are 2-dollar uber, like, can you imagine? i would be at your husband every day, budd. >> okay. she'll be knocking on my door. can't wait, jill. thank you. >> all right, we do have to bring it down a little bit. police officer hurt after a manna tack him with a rock.
and the whole incident was caught on dash cam video. >> now, watch as police say 29 year old eric watson through a rock at the officer's cruiser breaking the windshield. well, it happened yesterday afternoon, in the 500 block of east lincoln highway. when the officer stopped his car, investigators say, watson tried to hit the officer in the head with the same rock. when back up arrived police say watson hit a and attacked a detective breaking his sternum. watson now held on $100,000 bail. he faces several charges including aggravated assault on an officer. >> an autopsy is expected to be performed today on the former marine who killed three police officers in baton rouge on sunday. >> this morning, authorities are revealing new chilling details into how gavin long carried out the bloody ambushment don champion has the latest from baton rouge. >> reporter: chilling new images released by investigator offered new detail on the beige on ruge gunman da deadly attack, show him armed, as he carried out
hads shooting sunday. investigators say the former marine bypassed civilians while methodically searching for police officers. >> he was looking for locations, specifically targets police offerser. >> no doubt whatsoever that these officers were intentionally targeted, and assassinated. >> the officers were killed in the eight-point rampage, the gunman was eventually killed by a swat team with a shot fired from a hundred yards away. three other officers were wounded, including, sheriff deputy nicholas, shot in the head and stomach as he sat in his patrol car. >> just prayed for him, and we just have to see what happens. >> president obama called the families of the fallen officers and law enforcement officials yesterday to offer his condolances. attorney general loretta lynch condemned the attack and called it counter productive. >> these incidents occur, and it seems as if it pulls us back into a period when we're
so far a part. >> while investigators say long acted alone, they are still looking into whether someone may have known about his plan. don champion, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thanks, don, still ahead, hear from the officer who has become an internet star. >> plus, pat gallen live in south jersey checking out the corn crop. patrick? >> jim, brooke, i've often been called by friends, family, cornel i, today that's entirely true, here at the johnson's corner farm in medford, new jersey, the guys are out there picking, we'll come back and tell you all you need to know about corn.
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doesn't hit theatres until friday, but already in the works. says the crew of the starship enterprize will return for a fourth film, in a franchise will be joining the cast. chris hemsworth will play george kirk, and the 2009 reboot of the film franchise. >> and, congratulations to actress tatiana ali, she looks familiar because this is actually from the fresh prince
of bellaire. you know, she married ron asperger, english professor. met through e harmony few years ago, family, friends, attends the the intimate ceremony. will smith couldn't make it but the couple is expecting their first child in a few month. >> got to he will if you a police office america wimp toe, kansas, getting a lot of attention spore sweet moves. showed them off at a cook out this weekend. >> afters over aaron moses, and black lives matter protest, happened sunday, moses said he grew up always wanting to be an officer. >> i will never know what it is like to grow up, and not trust a police officer. and i think once you realize that, it is a pretty profound thing that affect everything. >> said it includes dance ago
little, to help show his human side. >> he dances better than dow. >> it is crazy. >> on e harmony, that's what's amazing, stars on e harmony. what an advertisement. >> and stars on continue they are year, that's the thing, listen, just because, you know, not regular. you know what i mean? >> how is the weather? move on. >> do you do e harmony? >> , no i have enough harmon any my life. >> is there harmony in the weather. >> yes, a break, as far as heat and humidity it, won't last, it is july, hot time of year, get used to it, but enjoy the next couple of days, feeling the difference specially lehigh valley, check it out, we go up to northampton county looking at the hotel bethlehem. looking south. we have the clear skies, cold front moving on through, humidity dropping, and it will continue to drop through this afternoon. so, if you have outdoor plans,
today will be pretty good. certainly tomorrow with temperature few degrees below average, check in wet weather watchers at this hour, see what's happening across the backyards across the delaware valley, pretty much seeing everything from 306's to mid 70s, but low 60s now just up to the north and west eileen murphy gilbert ville, one of the cool spots, clear skies, 62 degrees at this hour, pretty comfortable. then closer to the city hanging around the 07 degrees mark, bill's house here in philadelphia, on the partly cloudy skies, out into chester county we go, out to nottingham, fran, at 67, still some clouds over us, that's the actual cold front, that's going to be moving through later this morning, into the afternoon, and you head south that far front, still little bit mug any part of south jersey, margo simon at 73 degrees, buena vista township. little bend of clouds over the city right now, dry, couple of showers western maryland, keep things nice and dry, skies go
mostly sun think afternoon, so far this month, it has been hot, over 2 degrees above average. we could use some more rain though down almost an inch and a half for the month, highest temperatures so far, 96 degrees, hit that twice, the lowest at six a. may challenge that 96, for the upcoming weekend, as far as humidity goes today, still humid, but starts dropping. tomorrow we call it pleasant, enjoy it, thursday, back up to the humid side, will start feeling steamy friday, worse for the weekends, shore will be good place next several days, a loft sunshine, 84 today, low 80s wednesday, thursday, ocean little cool right now off the coast of atlantic city in the 60s, less humid today, 88 degrees for the high, sunshine, comfortable tonight. 60s for the city, some suburbs, dropping to the 50's. so that will feel good tomorrow morning. extended forecast, nice little stretch of 80's, but by the end of the week next weekend mid upper 90s, how about that? full on summer heat. meisha? >> justin, perfect weather for to you get your gto on.
>> what? >> all natural. >> whatever you say, justin. schuylkill, eastbound direction approaching spring garden. looking real nice, you guys, just starting to heat up on our tuesday morning, we can expect it as we approach the 6:00 hour. forty-two freeway northbound, at creek road lookings good, 95 at girard, area where we are certainly starting to heat up. you can see just steady flow of headlight starting to come toward our camera, letting us know that pretty soon it will be less than posted speeds. locking okay there, construction 495 northbound between 12th and edgemore road, left lane blocked, until 5:00 a.m., so little while with that. also more construction northeast he can construction, northbound side will be left lane compromised southbound side right lane. just make note that far between there, as well. construction, between sanatoga, right lane block,
just rid lane block until around 7:00 a.m. jim, back to you to you. >> from juicy peaches to delicious jersey tomatoes, there is nothing like grabbing, i do love my food, like grab i food fresh off the farm during the summer season. >> you know popular summer crop? >> sweet corn, sweet corn. >> you have got it. "eyewitness news" reporter pat gallen live at johnson's farm in medford, new jersey, pat, we were sure were you going to pop out of somewhere you disappointed us? >> big reveal. >> here i am, very corn think morning, good to see you guys, yes, at johnson's corner farm. as a kiddie remember heading to ocean city my parent, aunts, uncle else, talking about sweet corn. we're here to learn a little about sweet corn this morning, and i'll pick it, to tell us more about the farm and the corner i can johnson from johnson's corner farm. good morning, eric. >> good to see you.
tell us about the farm? >> mom and dad bought the farm here in 1953, dad got out of the service and started in the sweet corn business, then early 60s when mom pulled the first retail wagon out of the corner of church and hartford road. the rest is history. >> been here quite a while, many, many years, you serve the community not only here in medford, but delaware valley and even further? >> yes, actually, second farm out in jones ton jones ton, one on the way to great adventure. >> were you telling me i had asked how far you had gone, how far you had sent this corn before. i mean, were you going nationwide at one point; that's correct? >> yes, now can ship their own, but we ship to every state in the continental usa. a lot of folks retire and head that way south, and mom calls and gets son or daughter to ship the corn down to them. >> not bad. >> so tell us little secret we need to know about sweat corn.
i heard, i don't know if this cents a rumor, but keeping it on ice works best? >> known for. that will we call it johnson's ice corn. and, again, mom and dad start that when they first got in the retail business. what happens is the corn, sugar of the corn naturally turns to starch so to slow that process down, it get to the cooler right away. if we have it on display we have little ice on the display, even offered for the bag for the trip home to keep the sugar from turning to starch. >> as we walk down i'll pick some corn, but i ask you, eric, we all love good corn in the summer. what's the best way to cook the corn? >> we recommend just take your pot, put an inch or two in the bottom. get the water going. throw the corn in, let it steam. and my wife likes to say when you can smell the corn it is done. typically that's about three, four minutes. >> there there it is, perfect. how do we pick these things? >> we like to say twist and
pull. so you can either twist and pull, pull and twist. >> give it a shot. there go. guys, pull, twist. and there you have it. and basically going to hire me, yep. >> you're hired. >> bring us back some. >> i've also cooked corn on the grill. >> uh-huh. >> sounds good. >> corn on the grill is also good, yep. >> and meisha loves the name of this farm, just to let you know. >> meisha johnson would love johnson's corner farm. >> yes. >> thank, pat, we'll check in with you a little later and we'll be right back. >> stay with us.
>> a special attraction rolls into philadelphia for the dny, replica of air force one, used from the kennedy administration to the reagan administration. it will be on display at the convention center for follow walt fest. event will take place at seven location action across the city during the dnc and open to the public. philadelphia has special connection to the political convention. >> not just because this is the birth place of our country hosed several national conventions, footage from the 1940rnc where wendell was
nominated for president, he eventually lost to franklin delenor roosevelt. >> both party held their conventions here in 1948. the democrats nominated harry truman while the republicans nominated thomas dewey. >> president bush received the nomination here in the year 2,000. >> now, don't forget, weaver complete guide to all of the events around town, for this year's convention in philadelphia. that is on our website cbsphilly.com and on the cbs local app. >> coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", day two of the rnc in leave cleveland. >> there is a controversy brewing here at the republican national convention. and it is not about donald trump. i'm weijia jiang in clever lands, ohio with that story coming up. >> plus, jet lag, result every new study, why some trips leaving you more than other, how to prevent it, that's coming up next stay
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>> airport workers may strike in time to disrupt travel for the democratic national convention? philly next week. a day of clean up ahead after strong storms tear through delaware county and bring down this 40-foot silo that stood tall for decades at swiss farms. >> today is tuesday, july the 19th, i'm jim donovan. >> i am havertown, delaware county particularly hard hit, that's where we find jan carabeo this morning. >> reporter: good morning, power crews will be very busy here today, so are clean up crews, and that's because these strong storms actually ripped through delaware county yesterday, damage add lot of trees in the area, a lot of utility polls, and here at this swiss farms on eagle road in havertown, you can see the damage done here, symbol of the store that stood here for 40 years, at the wooden silo, it used to stand