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new at noon donald trump's campaign chairman is out. just days after a shake up at top of the campaign paul manafort offers his resignation. good afternoon everyone i'm jim donovan. i'm brooke thomas. beginning with campaign 2016 this noon donald trump's campaign chairman paul manafort is out. weijia jiang has details of manafort's resignation and details of the up investigation of the ties with the former president of ukraine. >> reporter: donald trump arrived in baton rouge to tour
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flood damage area friday morning but first he took care of business and accepted the resignation of the campaign chairman paul manafort. trump issued a statement thanking manafort for his service and calling him a true professional. manafort's resignation comes as investigators in ukraine are trying to determine if he accepted, illegal cash payments. whether he secretly routed millions of dollars to u.s. lobbies. manafort did consulting work for ukraine president victor yan cove i can an al-zawahiri i of vladamire put principal 2007 through 2012. trump installed steven bannon and kelly ann conway as ceo ape manager earlier this week. they have already made some changes. trump came close to a pol guying for controversial remarks he has made in the past. >> i do regret it. particularly where it may have caused personal pain. >> reporter: the clinton campaign dismissed trump's comment as insincere, spokesmen tweeted in case you thought for a split second
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trump was genuine about feeling regret he has backed to demon icing immigrants again in his new ad today. >> illegal immigrants convicted of committing crimes get to stay. >> reporter: this is trump's first campaign ad of the general election and began airing this morning in the battle ground states of florida, north caroline, ohio, and pennsylvania. weijia jiang for cbs news, the white house. in other news, two commuters buses violently collide in north jersey during the heart of the morning rush hour, killing a driver and injuring 18 others. that crash happened around 6:20 this morning in newark. witnesses say one bus with only the driver aboard t boned the other bus carrying about 20 people. the force of the impact crushed the middle of that bus knocking it on its side and trapping victims inside. witnesses rushed to get people out. >> it really was just too much, not really too much we could do because most of the people were smushed in between the seats, and windows, and the poles and stuff on the
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bus. >> seven victims are in critical condition, right now, according to the mayor. he said driver of the empty bus died at the scene, investigators are now trying to determine if that driver ran a red light. well, four people are in the hospital right now, after a serious crash in new castle county earlier this morning. chopper three over pulaski highway and south college avenue in glasgow. police say a tractor trailer hit a pickup truck at 2:00 this morning. the one person in the pick up suffered serious burns, three other people, suffered minor injuries. philadelphia police have made an arrest this is deadly germantown shooting and they are after another suspect, in the case. police arrested jamill byrd yesterday in the july shooting death of ashley moore. moore was shot driving on the 5100 block of germantown avenue. his three-year old daughter in the car at the time was not hurt. police are searching for 19 year-old man, and to you have any information on his whereabouts please call the police. police have a man in
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custody after a 21 year-old would hand was found dead in the trash can in wilmington. investigators say 20 year-old merit is charged with first degree murder. wednesday, 21 year-old my precious hoskins was found dead with several gunshot wound in a trash can. discovery was made near 2100 block of north locust street. police say merit is annex boyfriend of hoskins. this next video you are about to see is terrifying. police say a gunman walk in the bar and robbed everyone, and it is all, caught on camera. it happened, just before 2:00 wednesday morning. police say that the man walked into frank's place bar in the 4200 block of north 15th street. we're working hard to get this video for you. that is near hunting park. they say he then pulled out a gun and demanded money from everyone there. after taking phones, a pocketbook and the money, he ran off, we're having technical difficulties here but anyone with any information can call this tip line at 215-686-tips.
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right now, police are looking for a gunman, after two men were shot outside of a chinese take out restaurant in south philadelphia. it happened near corner of 23rd and mifflin streets around 11:30 last night. two men were shot in the stomach. police found 16 spent shell casings. >> there were two unattended vehicles struck by gunfire there, was also the chinese take out, window was struck two times by gunfire where two victims were standing. >> gunman was seen on nearby surveillance cameras but it is still on the lose. as for two men shot they are in stable condition. the it is not clear what may have motivated this shooting. well in, other news philadelphia health officials say deaths related to opioid fentanyl are soaring and they are trying to get the word out there is help available. health officials held a press conference this morning. they say deaths involving fentanyl are up more than 600 percent sips 2013. fentanyl is frequently used
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illegally to cut heroin which creates a stronger and more dangerous dose of that drug. >> what that means is that often the users are using this medication or using this drug and unaware of how potent the medication is or how potent the drug is, which puts them at much greater risk for overdose. >> now philadelphia says it will make more treatment facility is available and it will expand availability of narcan a drug that can reverse effects of an overdose. u.s. olympic swimmer ryan lochte says he is sorry for his behavior at a rio di janeiro gas station. >> as ben tracie reports from rio the a polling does not mean the fall out is all over. >> reporter: olympic gold medal winner ryan lochte says he has learn valuable lessons at a incident in the rio gas station. on a statement on instagram he wants to apologize for his behavior last weekend for not being more careful and candid in how i described the events of that early morning.
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he goes on to say, it is traumatic to be out late with your friend and in a foreign country with a language barrier and have a stranger point a gun at you and demand money. several security cameras captured what happened, early sunday morning, lochte and his teammates disappeared down this walkway leading to the bathrooms. they are seen lingering behind a wall and pulling down what appears to be a poster. when they attempted to leave security guard blocked their taxi. police say swimmers were drunk and belligerent, vandalized this bathroom and left $50 to pay for the damage. >> stupid is operative word. >> reporter: nancy arm or, says lochte's subsequent actions only made things worse. >> paw damage, apologize for being an ugly american, let the u.s. embassy know what you did, everybody moves on. >> reporter: lochte claims they were returning from a night of partying when they were robbed at gunpoint. >> pointed to my forehead and said get down. i put the my hand up. i was like whatever.
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>> reporter: police say security guards were armed but they called their actions appropriate. lochte a six time olympic gold medalist a parentally returned to north carolina before rio police could requestion him. on thursday, after speaking with police for a second day, gunner bentz and jack conger flew back to the u.s. as for jimmy feigen he is last swimmer here in rio. his attorney says he will pay a $10,000 fine that will likely go to charity and leave the country later today. ben tracie, cbs news, rio di janeiro. and turning now to this friday's forecast, it has been a hot day, as we are seeing temperatures go down in the 80's, right. >> we are, and we are eventually going to end up with a fantastic weather pattern, looking ahead in this forecast. today, actually not a bad day, nice warm, summer afternoon unfolding for us and very, very bright outside. so, pack shade and lets go outside. we will look first at storm
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scan three, which is devoid of any storms over the land areas right now. but as day progresses i could see the spotty sprinkles firing up across interior and southern new jersey. generally speaking got sunshine and that is allowing these temperatures to sore as quickly as they have, we're at 86 degrees above, as well as back toward i-95 along wilmington and near philly international here. we do expect to eventually hit about 94, for an official high at immediate shoreline it is a great beach day. lots of sunshine. 85 degrees. keeping it in the low 80's up in the mountains as well. coming up we are looking ahead here to a very significant pattern change. sunday is the day we've got our eye on. do you have outdoor plans that day? well, depending when you schedule them you may get them in. i will walk you through the timing that is so key and give you a sense of how that will impact the area coming up, guys, back inside to you. >> well, government report released says pennsylvania's
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july unemployment rate was unchanged from june at 5.6 percent. that number remains higher then national average which stand at 4.9 percent, largest drop in jobs with financial activities and professional and business services. august numbers come out next month. well, right now lehigh county's emblem is at center have the lawsuit. reason, the latin cross which is in the county seal. a suit filed by four lehigh county resident and the freedom and religious foundation, says that this violates the constitution by excluding people who are not religious. the county has responded by saying that the cross represents the county history, so it has a secular purpose. county leaders say they do in the plan on making a change. the phillies host cardinals tonight at the ballpark after some emergency repairs. one of the dodgers home runs last tonight cleared right field scoreboard and probably noticed nobody sitting near it. a weld separated from a bracket that supports netting on that scoreboard and fans
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were moved. engineers are correcting the problem today, phillies won on a home run, of their own. the sixers are still a month or so away from training camp but they have a work out today. 150 sixers employees teamed up with the city of philadelphia to beautify this middle school in west philadelphia and the school yard, including the basketball courts, of course. they also helped pack classroom kits to make sure young students have what they need to succeed in the school this fall. school opens september 7th. fire fighters struggled to get a massive blaze in california under control, people are returning to where their homes and businesses once stood. the heart breaking stories of loss and the progress crews are making in getting that blaze under control. plus police say two robbers looking for a payday robbed a cell phone store but got stunned by the store clerk. we will show you how the worker, turned the robbery in the circus for passers by to
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this is the video i was telling but earlier in the show. police say a gunman walk in the bar and robbed everyone, now it happened just before two wednesday morning and police say man walk into frank's place bar on the 4200 block of north 15th street. that is where it is near hunting park. they then pulled out gun and demanded money from everyone there. after taking phones, pocketbook and money, police say he ran off, and they would
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like anyone with information to call tip line at 215-686-tips. >> jim? >> thanks, brooke. fire fighters in california are slowly gaining ground on a huge wild fire burning east of los angeles, blaze is 22 percent contained but that comes too late for many who fled their homes and now have nothing left. carter evans has the latest from california. another night of worry, for people living near the hugely destructive blue cut fire which continues to grow, despite improved weather conditions and the efforts of nearly 1600 fire fighters and workers. >> right now it seems like you guys got a good handle on this. >> but the wind contain. >> yes. >> very moment's notice. >> i have seen eradic fire, that we saw on day one when we first a arrived here was nothing less than amazing. >> reporter: for many living here their greatest fears were realized as they confirmed their homes and businesses were caught in the fire's path, including a beloved
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restaurant that was built in 1952. this was, the summit inn, an icon along historic route 66, john wayne and elvis pressly once kind where i'm standing. the fire destroyed it all. cecil stevens and his wife deborah own the historic route 66 diner for almost 50 years. >> it just broke my heart to watch and it burned. >> reporter: just last month they sold it to catherine suarez. >> what cost this place mean to you. >> it was my home. >> reporter: not far away the chun family discovered what was left of their home. the irony here is that the chun's have an irrigation upon for their farm 50 years away and touring this entire fire water dropping helicopter have been taking water to that pond to help save other homes. carter evans for cbs news, phelan, california. cell phone store clerk turned an attempted robbery into a show for people outside by out smarting would be
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robbers this happened at a boost mobile store in paterson, new jersey wednesday. men walk in and demanded money a and phones. while they looted the place the clerk ran out back door, lock it and pulled down the security gate trapping them inside. people outside watched and laughed. police say they were able to break out and they are still on the loose. well, nature put on quite a show in central america. >> this was the scene as a volcano in guatemala erupted sending ashes miles away. we will show you why this remarkable display is only part of the show, katie. we are looking here, to the upcoming weekend, of course, all important forecast that goes without door plans. it is half and half. we will end up with nice weather but wet weather that will ruin outdoor plans. we will time out this system and tell you about the nice pattern that
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take a look at this video which shows moment volcano erupted in guatemala yesterday
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morning. the eruption was so powerful, it actually sent volcanic ash about 13,000 feet into the air. now some of the ash fell as far away as mexico, which would you believe is 40 miles away. lava also flowed down the sides of the volcano after the eruption and take a look at this video. this is we're told one of the most active in latin america. it is erupted twice this week. last time was tuesday. >> mother nature very impressive. >> wow. >> can you impress me with the forecast, katie. >> i think i can but starting next week. >> okay, ohh. >> it is pretty nice afternoon out there. it is very warm. have either have you been outside yet. >> no. >> we have been chained to the desk. >> it heated up very quickly. not terribly humid but it is warm. we are in the mid 80's. we do think we will have wherewithal to get you up to 90 in many locations. it is one of those hot summer days good excuse to take a dip in the pool.
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however we are looking ahead to some crisper air, cooler air and some really, really nice heather, coming up next week, so, it makes us think of tall, always makes me think of it. we have eagles regular season home opener just 23 short days away, 60 days until average high drops down to 70. daylight savings time ending, in 79 short days when we get to fall back and get that extra hour of sleep and thanksgiving, i mean 97 days who can wait that long but regardless, fall is on the way. meanwhile we will take you outside to our live neighborhood network. it is full summer mode right now. we have boats out on the water. we have hundreds of umbrellas lining the beach, absolutely beautiful afternoon underway, in rehoboth and pretty much every where else up and down jersey shoreline. storm scan three is quiet here locally. i mentioned this earlier there could be a spotty left over sprinkle that fires up across new jersey but generally in the sunshine the rest of the day, you can see activity to the west and south high
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pressure is paying a brief visit to keep us quiet for now. lets walk you through future weather. here's aforementioned spotty sprinkle but generally dry with sunshine rest of the day and then we will get to tomorrow, warm front lifts in. that will allow more moisture in the atmosphere to trigger a spotty shower or thunderstorm that could fire up in the p.m. hours but then we will look a head to sunday and then this is where you'll want to maybe strategically think about how you'll work your outdoor plans in. this particular model is aggressive, bringing in potential for showers and thunderstorms, in late morning and mainly in the afternoon that this cold front crosses through. it is a very potent front, so heavy downpours, gusty wind, thunderstorms are firing up with that as well, and then it starts to clear out, in time for us to head back to work and some back to school, of course. with that said it brings great weather. let's back it up and bring it back to tonight. phillies back in town yet again tonight 83 degrees at
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first pitch tonight, union have another home match tomorrow, and i'm definitely forecasting a full house. looks like a great night for soccer, probably a spotty shower or thunderstorm around at that point but overall looking good in chester. and then you've got those thunderstorms on sunday. so primarily in the p.m. hours but look at this, jim, here's good stuff. monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, sun is i, low humidity, as the day goes on. >> perfect. >> basically. >> but hey i'll take it, thanks, katie. doctors and nurses are spending their friday helping the community without their scrubs. >> we will show you how they are giving back when we come
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later on "eyewitness news" at 5:00 many people shop on line as easy as a few clicks from the comfort of your own home but what you click could result in monthly charges. sneaky way retailers are getting your money and what to look out for at the 5:00. people in red t-shirts fanned out for day of of service. they are from cooper university health clinic and they are making sandwiches and working at a community garden. that is "eyewitness news" at noon i'm jim dan van. i'm brooke thomas. thanks so much for watching. i'm katie fehlinger. eye which witness news continues at 5:00 and we are always on line cbs philly.com. >> and the young and restless is up next. >> ♪
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. votevets is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> nick: is it true what they're saying? there's new evidence in adam's case that proves he didn't kill constance bingham? >> paul: yes, it's true. we found the original pages of sage's journal. >> chloe: no, no. this is all moving way too fast. >> victor: yeah, it means the genoa city police department did their job. they found the missing pages. >> chloe: which means adam goes free. >> victor: well, it also means that you have to start thinking about the next phase, you know? >> chloe: next phase? >> victor: meaning get out of town, as far away from here as possible. >> chloe: [ scoffs ] excuse me? >> victor: what about that didn't you understand? >> chloe: well, you told me that i was gonna be protected. >> victor: of course you will. but not here.

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