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be very frightened. gillian turner: he's been talking about the option of using a nuclear weapon against our western european allies. max boot: this is not somebody who should be handed the nuclear codes. charles krauthammer: you have to ask yourself, do i want a person of that temperament controlling the nuclear codes? and as of now, i'd have to say no. [bill o'reilly sighs] live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> this is all hands on deck, line in the sand moment. we're pulling out all of the stops to stop the cowards that open fire on this city block. >> words from camden county police chief as his officers look for who ever shot and a eight year old girl standing close to her own home last
night in camden. >> investigators say she was hit by a stray bullet, intended for someone else. good afternoon, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan, little girl remains in critical condition. camden county police were called to eighth and spruce, around 8:30 last night after reports of shots fired. >> when officers arrived at the scene, they found the child with a gunshot wounds to her hit. asking for the community help, to come forward with any information they have, with regard to the individuals of responsible for this. >> no one in custody right now, also reviewing surveillance video taking nearby. >> investigators say philadelphia police sergeant is recovering from serious injuries after he was hit by a hit-and-run driver, during a traffic stop. police say hit-and-run charges aren't the only ones that driver could face. our anita oh, live at einstein hospital where the sergeant was taken earlier this morning, anita?
>> brooke, 55 year old police sergeant is lucky to be alive. he suffered a broken collarbone, and also recovering from other injuries here at einstein medical center. that hit-and-run happened around 1:00 this morning, on the 4100 block of main street, near sherrs lane. that sergeant from the fifth district and another officers were conducting a traffic stop. that's when witnesses say few thousand -- 2008, rav4, hit the sergeant, also side-swiped police car ripping off the hub cab and left mirror and kept going. tow truck driver who saw the accidental letter dollars police and followed the 21 driver who was arrested about a mile away. police believe the hit-and-run driver was under the influence at the time. they took him into custody for a breathalyzer tells. they say it was so severe it tossed the sergeant 15 feet into the air. >> there is some blood on the highway, where he got hit, but he was hit with such force, that both of the shoes were
torn from the feet, as well as his hat. he was torn from the head of this sergeant. >> now, police tell me that 21 year old driver has not yet been formally charged but could face several charges, including drunk driving, aggravated assault by a vehicle, meantime, that sergeant remains in stable condition. but police are not releasing his name at this time. live at einstein medical center, anita oh, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thank you, anita. trial date has been set for the man charged in the ambush shooting of a philadelphia police officer. edward archer will stand trial on october 21st, forte tempted murder of officer jesse heart nick, accused of shooting the officer as he sat in his patrol car in west philadelphia in january. investigators say, heartnet took three bullet to his arm, but able to return fire wounding archer. archer allegedly confessed to the shooting, claiming he did it in the name of islam. >> a three year old safe and sound after he was found wandering in collingdale,
delaware county early this morning. a woman found the toddler around 7:15 this morning, near trolley tracks, at woodland avenue and mcdade boulevard. he was broad to the police station, when police flooded social media sites with his picture. police say the boy staying with various family members, they had stern words over the incident. >> kids, child -- the mom, you can't see a kid and pass him around the family, if you can't assume responsibility for the child, you just can't take money, you'll have him wednesday, that's not right. not right at all. >> children and youth services are meeting with family members to determine a plan of action. he's also getting a medical checkup. >> well, after a nice break-in our weather, humidity is creeping back into the area, and it will start getting a bit muggy. let's get first look at the forecast, with lauren, on the skydeck. >> hey, lauren? >> guys, already feeling pretty steamy out here on the cbs-3 skydeck, temperatures are creeping up, after that nice break earlier in the week. remember, it is almost
fall-like. but now that's faded away, summer has returned with full force, our temperature right now in philadelphia, 84 degrees, currently 80 in reading, 83 degrees current temperature in wildwood. bit cooler in the poconos, at 74 degrees. right now, on the rise, are our dew points, you notice it is dewey stepping outside. details about the muggy factor when we are up about five to 10 degrees, and our dew points from this time yesterday. so feeling the steam factor returning. storm scan3 showing us sunshine across the i95 corridor, down across south jersey and the shore. but seeing clouds moving into the lehigh valley, and couple of sprinkles in and around the poconos, it will be a mainly quiet day across the region, could see shower, isolated thundershower in the poconos, today high of 79 degrees. still another beautiful beach day despite the increase in humidity, high of 83. soar up to near 90 degrees in the city, with those muggier conditions, but today is not going to be the most steamy day. we'll talk about that plus the tropics heating up in your full forecast coming up in just a few minutes.
>> thanks, lauren. we have learned the identity of the delaware woman who died after falling from a zip line platform in new castle county. investigators say, 59 year old tina werner of kent county fell about 35 feet, at the go april aerial rope adventure course at the state park yesterday afternoon. she was pronounced dead at christianna hospital. the course is closed for the police investigation, and an autopsy is planned. >> in other news, the search for survivors growing more urgent in central italy, day after massive earthquake devastated the area. >> more than 250 people are confirmed dead, and many more are hurt, and strong after shocks are rattling the area again today. tina krause has the latest from the hard hit town of amatrice. >> reporter: powerful after shocks, sending more clouds every dust into the air, day after a massive 6.2 earthquake flattened most of this
historic village. there have been more than 400 after shocks, one, strongest magnitude 5.1, making it much more difficult for rescue teams to search for trapped victims. this firefighter says the focus is still on finding people alive. but it is a race against the clock. crews worked through the night, sifting through the debris. police are keeping this winding mountain road clear for workers who are bringing in more equipment, to help in this massive rescue effort. in another hard hit town, a rescuer went through the rubble with a search dog. this survivor retrieved a box of personal items from his destroyed home. he says last night we slept in the car. tonight, i don't know. more than a thousand others have camped out in temporary shelters, as they face an uncertain future. tina krause, cbs news, amatrice, italy. >> well, today the national park service is celebrating its centennial anniversary, but the washington monument
could be off limits to visitors for nine months. park service officials say the elevator needs major renovation. the elevators broken down frequently over the past two years, park officials say the problems may trace back to that earthquake that damaged the monument, about five years ago. >> and the celebration of the national park services centennial continues here in philadelphia. a host of activities are planned for today, at independence national historical park at sixth and market. this morning a bronze plaque was dedicated to steven, appointed as the first national park service director in 1917. other activities scheduled later today include a picnic, the sealing after time capsule, and the concert. >> coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", an extraordinary gesture toward the victims of the orlando night club shooting. we'll tell you why they won't have to worry about their medical bills. >> hope solo in hot water after a comment at the olympics. we'll tell you what the soccer star said that has
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orlando hospital executives say they won't be billing the victims of the pope night club shooting for treatment. now, that's according to the washington post. orlando regional medical center refs say they'll instead bill insurance plans in a victim's fund set up by city leaders. florida hospital refs say they hope that act of good will that defines orlando. forty-nine people were killed, when a gunman walked into the gay night club, pledged
loyalty to isis, and started shooting. police later killed that gunman. >> well, the maker of the life saving epi pen says they're trying to make it easier for customers pay for it. but they're not budging on the price, which has climbed now to more than $600. mylan, which makes the emergency injectable medication for things like bee stings, peanuts, shell fist -- fish, expanding and offering direct ordering, and saving cards. more than 3.6 million prescriptions for epi pen two packs were filled in the u.s. last year. >> turning to campaign 2016 now. both presidential candidates are now accusing the other of playing the race card to win over voters. it is the latest turn in the war of words between donald trump and hillary clinton. correspondent weijia jiang with more now on the new tone of the election. >> donald trump met with group
of black and hispanic republicans working with the gop. it is the latest move in the campaign's effort to reach out to minority voters. >> we are making very important part of our speeches. >> trump's ramped up his attacks against hillary clinton, last night, in mississippi. >> hillary clinton is a biggot, who sees people of color, only as votes. >> trial p's minority outreach happened in front of largely white crowds. >> directed not so much at black and his p panic voters, but at the moderate and suburban voters who might vote republican. >> hillary clinton accusing trump of panned erring to the so-called all the right, group of front right wingers associated with white supremists. >> he's taking a hate movement main stream, he's brought it into his campaign. >> the group is active on line and calls trump the emperor,
while praising his talk of deportation force. >> they see someone as trump policies would be good for whites. >> trump's new campaign chairman, one claimed conservative website, bright bart. com was the platform for the at right. weijia jiang, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". well, team usa soccer star, hope solo, is suspended because of her, quote, unacceptable conduct at the rio olympics. >> brazilian fans booed every time solo touched the ball during the olympic soccer tournament after her critical comments about rio's response to the zika virus. she also called swedish women's soccer team cowards after they beat team usa. the suspension will last six months. >> swimming golds medalist katie ledecky tossed out first push at last night's national washington game. but refuses to, passing up estimated $5 million a year in endorsements, to maintain her
amateur status, while studying at stanford. she said she has always wanted to swim for a college team and share her experience had her fellow classmates, and she expect to compete in the olympics again, in 2020. >> would you have taken the money? >> i would have taken the money. >> me too. >> good for her. still ahead on "eyewitness news", tornados hit areas of the midwest, good look it noon of the power of the storm and the damage it left behind there. lauren? >> and the delaware valley, we've had nice sunny comfortable week thus far, but that summertime scene is working its way back into our atmosphere. i'll let you know which day will be the hottest and most humid, as we head into the upcoming weekends. will some of that humidity get out of here? all of that coming up in your full forecast just after this.
>> at least dozen tornados touched down in central indianna. national weather service says long super cell thunderstorm moved through the state, spawning several tornados on wednesday. there is extensive damage to the area homes have been destroyed, roofs were torn off buildings, and smashed vehicles litter the area. authorities say thousands are without power. and a dozen people were injured. >> meanwhile, indianna governor and republican nominee for vice president mike pence left the campaign trail today, to be with his constituent. he arrived in one of the areas hardest hit by wednesday's tornados. kokomo and assessed the damage with the town's mayor, scheduled to be campaigning today in ohio. >> tough, tough situation,
dealing with that theirself ear wetter. >> the worse part about the area, the time of year where there is normally good wetter. >> yes, upper midwest, the jet stream tends to move over the states this time of year. later in the summer with the jet stream more northward, you get that in place. it is conducive to that werth. here nice and quiet over the last several days, sunshine, low humidity, remember, monday and tuesday? felt so nice, little preview of fall, you can feel the steam factor creeping back in, really as soon as you step outside. so maybe your ac got little break earlier in the week? not going to get a break today or tomorrow, as humid conditions, overtaking the delaware vale, getting live look right now at center city philadelphia, though, we've got some sunshine, high clouds mixed in, 84 degrees your current temperature, feeling like 87 degrees. winds out of the southwest, at least breeze, 13 miles per hour, but the component to the wind flow is driving in more moisture, will stick around through the day today and tomorrow, as well. temperatures right now,
83 degrees, in ac. eighty-four philly, 82 millville, little sea breeze picking up over the last hour down the shore, so temperatures back down into the 70s ocean city at the barnegat lighthouse 77 degrees, feeling nice, but what doesn't feel so nice, those dew points, at the beginning of the week down into the 40's, felt so nice and comfortable, refreshing, another back up into the upper 60s, low 70s, so it will be steamy. that's having impact -- i am pact on our feels like temperature, feeling more like 09 degrees in dover, feeling more like 87 in philadelphia. and feeling like upper 80s in wildwood. and that's thousand will feel as we head into the day tomorrow. dew points, even higher, kind of boards err line oppressive before we see cold front drop through tomorrow, and bring those humidity values back down to the not bad category as we head into the upcoming weekends. really we have to get through this afternoon and tomorrow. warmer one up to 89 degrees, mix every sunday, clouds, staying dry, could be see isolated shower pass by overnight tonight, partly
cloud, and low temperatures, not falling too far, only down to 73 degrees. storm scan3, showing us, mainly quiet conditions, a lot of sunshine down the shore, right now, but seeing more cloud cover, up toward the lehigh valley and poconos, do have couple of sprinkles coming down right now in the poconos, down into allentown, could see little drain drop or two passing over the next hour. we will have better rain chance, but not widespread, just spotty thunderstorm as we head into the afternoon hours tomorrow, with passage of the cold front, but it will break some of the steam factor. less humid headed into saturday, temperatures fall back down into the 80s, high pressure takes control, and sticks around, into the weekend, so sunshine, into sunday, as well. checking in on the tropic, heating up there, we do have hurricane gaston right now out in the open atlantic. it is forecast to strengthen, but will make a turn and go right back out to sea. so at this point, not going to be a threat to the u.s. mainland. how much, watching another system, undeveloped right now, but it would become hermine,
if it can get its act together, national hurricane sent letter do so over the next few days, see the model projections take that system potentially over the florida peninsula, something to keep a close eye on over the next self l days, for today, tomorrow, dealing with the humidity, high temperature jumps up to 93 degrees, as we head into the day tomorrow. upcoming weekend looks good, mostly sunny, pair of 89 degrees for the high temperature, less humid, it will get hot once again up to 91 degrees, but that humidity should stay on the tame err side. won't be brutal. it will just be -- >> that's all i care about, little uncomfortable, better than brutal.
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usually travel with on a trip. that's "eyewitness news" at noon. i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, for lauren and all of us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at a . we're always on line at cbsphilly.com. >> don't over pack on vacation. the young and the restless is next. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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