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it feel so much worse. the good news is that if there is a silver lining to a september heat wave verse july heat wave sunsets earlier, temperatures start dropping just a bit sooner in the afternoon. you can see taking a quick look at temperatures last hour was 95. we have trooped 3 degrees in the past hour and that should ease things just a little bit in the next couple of hours. ninety-two well above average. ninety-four in trenton. ninety-four in reading and lancaster. as we said all summer that is only half of the story. you have to factor in humidity. dew points in the 70's making it feel like triple digits at cross vast majority of the the viewing area 102 is what it feels like right now. feels like 103 in millville and feels like 106 in dover. heat advisory has been extended until 6:00 tomorrow for vast majority of the region. highs in the low to mid 90's tomorrow, heat index values in the triple digits. coming up we will tell but the chance for thunderstorms tomorrow, more heat on sat take and when heat finally breaks, that is all coming up when i join you inside.
for now, back to you. >> kate, thank you. all public and archdiocese schools in philadelphia will close early tomorrow at noon time. in the meantime, that heat systems has students in our school system home earlier today. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is live in camden with more on that, anita. >> reporter: it still steals hot and humid out here. that led several school advertise tricks in our region including camden, trenton and reading to dismiss students earlier today but that decision left some parent with mixed reactions. two days into a new school year, and. >> it is too hot. >> it is unusually hot. >> reporter: that is why camden city schools announced 1:00 p.m. early dismissal for all public schools on thursday. >> some buildings are over a hundred years old and we have to make sure students are safe, and students with as marks students with other conditions that we need to have have top of mine. >> reporter: although they had to adjust their schedule many we spoke with, agreed with
their decision. >> it comes down to the weather, i guess you have to let them out shut of led out a schedule. >> i don't have time, i have to come home for half a day for nothing. like, this is ridiculous. they have air in there. >> school district, officials say inside older buildings temperatures clock in the 80's. >> we ran certain systems all night to try to cool temperatures overnight, and, we check this morning to see, you know, did it work or cool down enough, and we found it early this morning it did not. >> reporter: for time can i will be watching tr with the fan in front of me.
and that little lady certainly doing it the right. we also just learned that several school districts will be releasing students early again tomorrow, they include camden, trenton, reading and philadelphia public schools, and also go for philadelphia archdiocese schools. live from camden, anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks very much. >> heat exhaustion sent five atlantic city fire fighters to the hospital today. heat there says they have fell ill while fighting this fire on north bartram avenue around 9:30 this morning. second alarm fire damaged a corner grocery store that has apartment units above it. the good news no resident were inside at that time. cause of the fire is under investigation. and don't forget you can get forecast anytime with your fingers tips just down load free cbs philly weather app available right now at itunes and google lay. it was a rough morning commute for drivers traveling through delaware. crews spent hours removing a penny pile up from i-95. chopper three over the scene
in new castle where tractor trailer crashed and spilled millions of blank pennies on to the highway. just hours later there were more traffic headaches for drivers in the first state, another tractor trail are crashes on the very same highway. now two crashes happened at several miles apart and caused backups just as long. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is in new castle will to see how evening commute is fairing, alex? >> reporter: well, ukee, traffic right now looks pretty typical for the early evening commute, hours, perhaps headaching up for a not so typical jam up today. if there was a penny for each moment of frustration felt on i-95 in delaware today one might have around 5.6 million of them. that is how many unstamped pennies a tractor trailer was carrying when it lost control and overturn in the northbound lanes near 295 split just before 2:00 a.m. sending 40,000-pound of copper wafers down the highway.
>> i sat in the exact same spot for 45 minutes as i turn the car off and let it park for a while. >> reporter: cleaning up unique debris with oil, gas and the pennies themselves prolong the process. it took 13 hours in total. >> i took pictures of me in traffic to prove i was stuck. >> reporter: blank pennies were literally being vacuum off the highway, traffic southbound took a hit as well with the tractor trailer roll over at 896 exit. by 3:30 p.m. all lanes in both directions were cleared. now, driver of the truck carrying the pennies was treated for minor injuries and also ticketed for inattentive driving. by the way this was a pricey spill, at that weight pennies would be valued at 60 to $70,000, but blank pennies are actually worth twice as much, not for long though, they will soon be back in route to their final destination the u.s. mint in philadelphia. reporting live from new castle county,al sand that hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
>> how about that, alex, thank you. female student died from a self inflict gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another student at a high school in west texas. shooting started this morning at alpine high school in alpine texas. that is a town of 6,000 people about 220 miles south east of el paso. the motive for shooting is unclear right now, federal law enforcement officer who responded to the scene was shot in the leg, when another officer's gun accidentally discharged. high school in pittsburgh went into lock down after a shooting outside. police say a 17 year-old teenager was shot outside a convenient store and then ran in the school. he was treat by nurse until paramedics got there teen is in serious condition at a area hospital. four juveniles were arrested. police want a home invasion robbery in northeast philadelphia last night. investigators say 19 year-old forced open the front door of the home in the 2,000 block of oakmont street. he then pistol whipped a male
home owner and then fired a shot in the floor before running away with items. moment later police got another call from 911, from a woman in the area who reported that she had just been robbed as well. >> officers chased the suspects for two blocks, where they were able to apprehend them. he was throwing things. he threw a purse. lap to be and identification. >> police were able to recover all of the stolen property. now in the race for the white house the presidential candidate, attacked each other during dueling press conferences today. national security issues are dominating the campaign trail. following a forum attended by hillary clinton and donald trump. >> hillary quoted an article from time magazine says isis leaders are cheering for donald trum top win the white house. >> they hope that allah delivers america to trump because would it give even more motivation, to every jihad i.
>> reporter: trump responded saying it was clinton that created ice business her vote to support the war in iraq. >> unleashed horror of radical islamic terrorism all over and made us less safe then ever before. >> reporter: trump did not acknowledge he once supported the war. >> i opposed going in and i did oppose it despite the media saying oh, no, yes. >> reporter: both were trying to make the case that the other was unfit to serve as commander in chief. clinton implied trump's really not a republican after he claimed america's generals have been reduced to ruble and praised vladamire putin relationship. >> what would ronald reagan say about a republican nominee who attacked a american generals and he heap praised on russia's president. >> reporter: trump says clinton's use as private e-mail server as secretary of state exposed classified information to our enemies. >> hostile foreign actors
gained access to the personal e-mail accounts of individuals with whom clinton was in regular contact. >> reporter: democrats defended clinton by releasing this e-mail from former secretary of state colin powell telling clinton he used a computer hook up to a phone line so he could communicate without going through state department servicer powell issued saying he was not trying to influence secretary clinton and was just explaining what he had done, eight years earlier. more than two hundred perspective jurors are filling out questionnaire as jury selection gets underway in the so-called bridge gate scandal. bridget kelly, former deputy chief of staff to new jersey governor chris christie and port authority executive bill baroni face federal charges. christie could be called to testify, prosecutors say kelly and baroni closed lanes on the george washington bridge as pay back for a democratic north jersey marry dues go to even tors christie for reelection. coming up next on "eyewitness news", turns pain into action. >> please help other kids.
i know that is what i would say, he would love kids and he doesn't ever want anyone to get hurt. >> a family originally from our area loses his son, to a dangerous game, one that is sometimes called, the good kids, high, find out how they are working to protect other children an other families. nasa is chasing an asteroid, why they think it could be dangerous in the the future. and no more choosing between having a drink or having dessert, we will show you, a new sweet treat that includes, we will be right
would you rather i have cocktail or dessert. >> it turns out you don't to have choose between the two. brooks silva-braga shows us new alcoholic ice cream and challenges of getting alcohol, sugar and cream to freeze together. >> liquor infused ice cream with alcohol. >> before melissa could hand out samples of her scoop ice
cream, she had to solve a riddle of chemistry. how do you make alcohol into ice cream and get to it freeze. >> i think first recipe was basically a milk shake, which isn't bad. >> no, it is delicious. >> but we really wanted it to be a true ice cream. >> reporter: after dozens of tasty missteps she mixed up a batch with a especially high butter fat, it froze, and tipsy scoop was form. >> it is raspberry lemon chello. >> reporter: she's not alone in crack cone, snow bar sells alcohol infused ice cream and pop sickles in nine state. they also ship them. mercer's wine ice cream is available in 20 states. >> can you taste the alcohol. >> a little will bit. >> reporter: they are unlikely to get you tipsy, chemistry and law keep alcohol content to 5 percent by volume, shoppers have to be 21 or over, and getting in stores has been a state by state struggle. >> it is still iffy still working outlaws right now.
>> reporter: pints recall at ten dollars at some markets including whole foods, they pack and ship for 75, luxury for times when dessert or a drink isn't quite enough. >> this is pretty good for like a post break up, kind of a treat, right. >> reporter: brooks silva-braga for cbs news, new york. very interesting, we have a link to the tipsy scoop web site on our web site at cbs philly.com under licks and numbers. if you want to know more. >> briars in the dixie cup i'm cool, i'm good. i'm good. okay, kate. >> yes. >> i like that, for science. >> i like that. >> ice cream is melt to go day, and next couple days. >> get some ice cream get single scoop because it will be down your hand by the time you are done eating it. it vice hot. dangerously hot. we reported earlier some schools letting out early tomorrow especially schools in older buildings that may not have air conditioning. it will be another very hot, very humid day tomorrow, tomorrow also features just off chance for a thunderstorm.
we need rain. but not much of that in the forecast but there is a lot of heat. lets take a look what is going on outside, the shore, not a bad place to be, the surf is still rough. we have everything churned up even though hermine is a thing of the past. we have rip current risks and rough surf but definitely a better beach day then we have seen over past few days and heating up down the shore as well but that is a place to go to beat this heat. definitely feeling worse in the city. taking you up toward poconos where we have building cumulus cloud up there at the junior/senior school, that is in bern villain 91 degrees there right now. storm scan three shows everything quiet. we have had showers try to get their act together over southern delaware, one trying to pop right about there but didn't make it. not enough of motion or support for these storms to get their act together this afternoon. what we're waiting for is this front, it will slowly, go through heat and humidity for lack of the better word for
the next couple days and settle overhead into the saturday and push through on sun take and that is when we will get relief from this extreme heat. ninety-two in philadelphia down from the the day time high which will be likely 95. we briefly hit 96 that would tie record for 1939. ninety-three in allentown. ninety-four in reading, lancaster and trenton. atlantic city 93. ninety-six in palmyra. ninety-three in quakertown. here in doylestown we are sitting at 95 and it feels hotter. look at this dew .74 degrees dew point. reminiscent of the heat we felt in august and late july with dew points well up in the mid 70's, that puts us in the insufferable range. it feels like a steam bath outside. there is a breeze, that helps just a little bit and as i mentioned earlier sunsetting soon are means those high temperatures fall off faster then midsummer but still right now feels like 102 here in philadelphia. tomorrow at the height of the afternoon just a couple degrees cooler on the heat index feeling like around 100. today is hottest feeling day
of the next few days but you know once you get a heat index of 100 or triple digits it is negligentable either way. dangerously hot. but when you you step outside. not a whole lot, and we could use rain and tomorrow we have sunshine, storms this is to the north, and straight one late afternoon and early. then on saturday more cloud then sun, generally dry day, saturday night is when the trent pushes through with the chance for shower or thunderstorm, behind that we will drop the heat, and things get a whole lot better, for sunday. we have two full days on steamy night to get through before any relief arrives. tonight's low is 78 degrees, warm and steamy that hit or miss shower or thunderstorm, tomorrow hot and humid again 93, record is 94, and that is that old record that was set this 1884, 132 years ago, and depending how much sun we see we have a chaps to tie or break that record tomorrow.
saturday high of 94. then sunday much better news for eagles fans at 85 degrees. if you are looking for fall weather next half an hour in the seven day i have got one day with highs in the 70's. >> oh, well. >> eagles are putting heat on the browns, it is what i'm talking about. >> saint hubert's school is celebrating its seventh fifth anniversary. all girls catholic high school opened its doors for first time on september 81,941st. students and clergy celebrated milestone with an 11:00 a.m. mass and blessing. the school almost shut down during round of the archdiocese closingness 2012, but the school is going strong, to take at graduation. still ahead on "eyewitness news" mother natures gets a make over. river turned red, the theory about how this happened and whether nearby residents need to be concern, ton done. >> interesting. we all want to see the kid play but what are major obstacles facing carson wentz on sunday. stick around answer coming up
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it is thursday. eagles have their eye on sunday. >> on sunday. >> nfl season officially starts tonight. >> it is on. >> things are happening. >> yes, they are. >> the unofficial start of the fall is on sunday. eagles opening up against cleveland browns. that match up should be about all the 53 players, agreed but all focus is really on number 11. carson wentz will be the first eagles rookie qb to open up a season since 1939. yes. buzz is massive. offensive coordinator frank reich. he has some concerns. >> like any young player trying to do too much, too fast trying to understand that not every, not every play has been the play of the game. you have to sometimes live to play another, play another play. so, you know, and use the guys, and don't, this is true for any young player you don't
have to be the hero. you don't have to be the hero. just play good football. >> we will find out. >> players aren't only ones getting ready for the season opener. members of the media gearing up for a 17 week marathon as well. >> i'm on vacation, all i did was watch cbs-3. >> variety for use woodill and meisha johnson coming their way to the wip morning show. they promoted their involvement with the tailgate zone. torey and meisha will be at the wip tent for every home game. they told listeners what is in store. >> we're talking eagles, we will be rocking out in the wip tailgate zone hanging out, in flood, having a great time. >> i'm out there with the fans tailgate zone i'm dancing. if there is music, i'm dancing. >> meanwhile, made the trip to wip as well, to talk to the morning team. how many games will eagles win with wentz as the starter. we will have the answer at 6:00. as for the game itself and
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playboy model at center of the body shaping controversy, could soon face criminal charges. she's under investigation for snapping this picture in a gym lock are room that quickly went viral. "eyewitness news" continues at 5:30. good evening i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. woman whose body was seen across the internet has come forward and is helping police with the investigation. >> hey guys, 2015 playmate of the year... >> as a playboy playmate danny matters is used to having her body on display but back in july the 29 year-old captured an unsuspecting woman on camera changing in the locker room of the l.a. fitness gym. she captioned the nude photo if i can't unsee this, then
you cannot either. before posting it, to snap chat. >> there is no question that by her own caption that she is inn tending to shame this woman. that is the nut of this case. >> reporter: if charged matters could face up to six months in jail for violating california privacy laws. in a statement, an attorney for hatters says that the model quote never tried to hurt any one a at anytime and never intended to violate any law. >> i know that body shaping is wrong and that is not what i'm a about. >> reporter: after the incident matters apologized in the snap chat video and on twitter. >> that photo was taken as part of the personal conversation with a girl friend. because i'm new i didn't realize i posted it. that was a huge mistake. >> reporter: for heaven sake we should ab broading this woman. she's at the gym trying to make herself better. you can reza shourd that this is a case that will really cause deterrence not only for person who took the pictures and also for others.
>> reporter: following that incident matters was banned from all l.a. fitness for life. she also hade most of her social media accounts private. l.a. city attorney's office is reviewing case and will ultimately deciding whether or not to file charges. the family of an 11 year-old boy, originally from galloway township new jersey is speaking out. they are warning parents about a deadly game that took his life. garrett polk junior died while playing the choking game in south carolina home. this is an activity where children suffocate each other or themselves by various method of strangulation. and some method have have involved using belts, ropes, or bear hand. >> it is like a quick high without doing drugs. >> the game to an 11 year-old or six year-old, it is fun. >> video game, football game, basketball game, that sound like fun, let me try it. >> reporter: garrett, junior just started to play fat ball this past tuesday and wanted to go to clemson, university.
in florida health officials delayed aerial spraying of the controversial chemical to fight zika following public outcry. an angry crowd repeatedly shouted at miami dade county a's mayor, trying to tell them based on the evidence of experts, the insecticide is harmless to humans and dose is being used to kill adult mosquitoes. mayor delayed spraying for 24 hours, but many people even doubted evidence from the cdc stating zika can cause babies to be born with devastating head deformities. >> raise your hand if you are skeptical about the link between the zika virus and microcephaly. >> officials say there are now more than 650 zika cases in florida, 56 of those are non-travel related, 80 involve pregnant woman. there is no sign of the new york woman who went missing from a cruise ship in the bohamas early yesterday morning. the carnival a ecstasy returned in charleston south carolina as coastguard continued its search for three
two-year old rena patel, who has been believed to go over board in the grand bohamas island. conflicting accounts on the cruise line reported would the man either fell or jumped from the ship. president obama is on his way home from a six day trip to asia on his last day in lousy met with south east asia leaders and settled his disputes but u.s.ial that i threatened him with foul language. cbs news correspondent margaret brennan has the very latest. >> reporter: despite subtling a meeting with rodrigo detert i following a rant in which he called president obama a son of a bitch. >> you must be respectful. >> reporter: the two leaders met briefly on the sidelines of the asia summit. can you tell us if last night philippines president duterte offered his apology to you. >> i don't take these comments personally because it seems as if this is a phrase he has used repeat thely, including directed at the pope, and others.
>> reporter: mr. obama also tried to smooth over his botched arrival in china days earlier when a missing airline staircase forced him to exit out of the belly of air force one. he disputed that it was somehow symbolic of his frustrated efforts to refocus american power toward asia. >> this theory about my reception and my rebalance policy is based on me going down the short stairs in china, yes, i think that is over blown. >> reporter: but it was a tense trip for the president. nuclear north korea rattled nerves with the launch of three ballistics missiles. his lengthy meeting with vladamire put continue on broker cease-fire in syria was a failure. margaret brennan cbs news, in laos. still to come on "eyewitness news" river suddenly turns red, we're talking bright red, the theory behind this unusual sight, and whether nearby residents should be concerned, also this ...
they don't call him the boss for nothing how bruce springsteen and e street ban sang in the record books and big question about tomorrow night's showcase. we're suffering through yet another heat wave, this time in september, so question is when does fall weather finally, make it in the forecast? well, by the end of the seven day we may have a day with highs in the 70's, i'll tell you about the process to get cooler weather coming up when
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turned red. really, red. lets take a look at this stunned residents began calling in the bizarre sighting on tuesday and environmental authorities say bright red color may be as a result of a leak from a nearby chemical plant. but they won't necessity until that water is tested. basically no residents are affected by tainted water. officials say that water is not connected to the public water supply. the remnant of the hurricane newton are still causing trouble days after it came a shore. this is a photo of newton as a hurricane just before it made land fall tuesday. the system barreled a shore near the cabos resort with wind of 90 miles an hour. parts of the air zone air dealing with what is left of newton, and tucson, there has been heavy rain and, flooding, against high waters we are having. >> hurricane season we have been hearing a lot, knock on wood, nothing especially destructive but they have been active at this hour it seems
like. >> it has been active. another system in the atlantic that has about 50 percent chance of development over next few days. all eyes are on the tropics and it has been active in the atlantic and pacific region. >> yes, very much so. >> definitely feeling still like summer, like hurricane season in the 90's outside today. we hit 91 yesterday. got up to 95 today. we have tied a record in trenton. it has been a very steamy day with dew points in the 70's and feeling like triple digits. the this is dangerous heat and humidity, much like what we felt in august and july. fact that it is september doesn't make it any better. don't want to be out in it for any longer then you have to be in it. drink water, well high traded, get outside to it early in the morning or late at night after the sun goes down. take a look outside right now and you can see a few puffy cloud drifting by over center city philadelphia, a slight breeze out there, notice on the sky deck that makes its feel just slightly better but hot wind outside, not a whole
lot of relief with dew points in the 07's and highs in the 90's this is every bit as bad as july or early august, dog days of summer kind of day. no relief from the summer heat at least just yet. our eyewitness weather watchers as always climbing in on a day like today providing update from their neighborhood and possibly your neighborhood as well depending where you are located. we have weather watchers close to your house barbara lane, 93 . she's up in willow grove. barbara says dew points 70, that is miserable. 89 degrees as we check with lou ru in eagleville. ninety-two further to the north up in perkasie. and, even though as we head into new jersey, 93 in chesterfield the it was a scorcher today. we will agree with that. very hot, very steamy and little taste of that cool comfortable breezy wet they are past weekend thanks to hermine off the coast now we're right back to the
oppressive heat. peter planamente is in williamstown at 92. very soupy. he sent thus photo from the campus of rowan college in new jersey. you can see heat off the pavement here. not a great day to be walking to class but heavy backpacks making us sweat out there today. lets take one more look at weather watchers in delaware. check with sandor in newark, he has sunshine, feels like 98 g me? hot and humid like july. sandor we have got belated birthday presents in the seven day forecast that you'll like better. happy birthday to you. checking in on our live neighborhood network, it is looking beautiful as we head down toward cape may courthouse where we have been dealing with low clouds, breezy conditions for past few days thanks to hermine off shore, finally got that system to move away, you cannot see it on the satellite imagery. better weather for south jersey for sure today. we have storms looking robust across central new york state and northwestern pennsylvania. these are expect to weaken
before they get here but we cannot rule out stray shower or then are storm during overnight hours tonight and tomorrow afternoon. future heat index tomorrow afternoon we can expect to feel like upper 90's right around 100 degrees, possibly slightly less oppressive then today. few more cloud, with those and storms, and again saturday feeling like upper 90's to low triple digit, with dew points around 70 degrees. today most oppressive of the three day stretch but it will not be a whole lot nicer tomorrow or saturday. so find a neighborhood pool to hit up on saturday. it will be a hot start to the weekend. friday steam which a thunderstorm. start to get front out of here but still awaiting our next cold front saturday, and, back in the 90's, and then sunday got news front swings through, turning sunny, and highs back in the 80's, great news for eagles fans planning to possibly tailgate. we have chance for shower or thunderstorm friday afternoon, saturday probably a greater chance for shower or storm late evening into the
overnight and could be lingering shower mainly sunday morning but keep that in mine heading out to do tailgating at lincoln financial field. warm and mug which that hit or miss thunderstorm at 78 degrees and for your friday, hot, humid, and a spotty thunderstorm around 93 degrees is our daytime high. lets take a quick peak at that eagles forecast, and not too bad 84 degrees with sunshine, much cooler, more comfortable and less humid, that is big news, for your sunday ape gets nicer from there. monday we are at 80 feeling fantastic. and then we have yet another cold front in the middle of next week that could bring us a thunderstorm on wednesday but after that next thursday and friday looking like a hint of fall finally with highs in the 70's. and now switching gears here nasa engineers are getting ready for launch of an ambitious billion dollar asteroid choice to the new nearby space rock. meteorologist lauren casey explains this first of a kind
mission. scientists say it is an untouch relic composed of the same raw materials that went in building the sun and planet. they believe it holds key to our solar system and life on earth. tonight nasa will launch what they are calling a robotic asteroid hunter named osirus rex. it will be first nasa led mission to retrieve sample and return to earth that sample from the asteroid. it will be largest sample returns since the apollo era. >> reporter: trip will take two years and then suv sized spacecraft will cruise around asteroid and map its surface. >> we will spend a couple years mapping it in great details, first globally so we can understand what areas of the asteroid are safe and where is the most scientifically valuable material. >> reporter: and then comes robotic high five, when osirus rex extend it arm and vacuums
up gravel and soil sample toss go back to earth. >> we will go back down, grab that material, bring it back on another two and a half year cruz back home. it is about the size of the empire state building and it is on nasa's list of potentially hazardous asteroid meaning it would delighted with earth. mission was a billion dollar price tag will take seven years to being are being are successful. it is scheduled for 7:05. mile away fully fueled space x rocket exploded during preflight testing has week. the while it desteroids 62 million-dollar falcon nine rocket and 195 million-dollar satellite pay load, engineers say at last five and osirus rex were not affect. at launch preparations were not interrupted. in einstein health care science center, i'm meteorologist lauren casey. still ahead, on "eyewitness news" who doesn't love a good food truck and
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kennedy is on the iconic flesh colored gown in 1962 at one of her final public appearances. it is said that was so tight she had to be zone into it. it is expect to draw inasmuch as three million-dollar, at julian's auction house in november. sorry fans of murder she road angela landsbury will not appear on the next season of game of thrones. she said rumors state on wednesday, entertainment weekly she would not be on the hit hbo series. that is a tv mystery that has been solved. game of thrones returned next month. on the go meal trend talking about food trucks. no one is more fluid then victoria woodill where people are curb side, torey. >> thats right i do speak language of food, and can i tell you something, haddonfield is bumping tonight. food trucks galore it is premiere of the first ever,
haddonfield night market and to tell us more, representing haddonfield, is rainy fortunenato. you can feel food bum manying in those trucks. >> we are very excited for first food truck event downtown. come, eat, shop, boutique and restaurants downtown, and if you can see the town is buzzing, great way to spend the night with family and friend, for start of the school. >> is it 11 food trucks on the strip. >> it is eight, we have on the strip but then we have our restaurants which have outdoor seating, as well as indoor seating and bring your own wine, to our restaurant and enjoy an evening. >> what i love most about an event is it brings the entire community together. earlier we saw, it was like, a wagon effect, the organ trail effect of strollers and familiesing down the strip. tell me why it is so important for communities to come together for an event celebrating over food. >> it is just a freight way to
celebrate the start of the school, i was talking to some families that are like soccer ra already started this week. it is great. we run down to crow's wood. come on town we are here until 8:00. >> 8:00 o'clock and we are hoping for more. >> we're hoping based on the success i think we will. >> i don't think we will have trouble there. >> if i can get my photographer james to zoom down the back line for each truck you'll notice i don't have any food because lines are huge, you guys. i've got some work to do, elbows to rub, i have some south philadelphia handshakes to do but we will work on that and send it back to you guys because i'm starving. >> you got to bring at least five plate back, thanks, torey. appreciate it. >> that is "eyewitness news" at 5:00. >> now at 6:00 hot and humid weather ace affecting philadelphia schools.
a philadelphia city councilman embroiled in the federal investigation speaks out for the first time what bobby henon had to say today. >> government trying to regulate fantasy sports what you need to know before tonight's nfl kick off. and a local woman is preparing for a trip of the lifetime how she's taking her story of survival all the way to the the white house, and difference she's trying to make. the news at 6:00 starts right now. here's what is happening, it has been a little over a month since federal agents descended on homes and offices around the philadelphia area in coordinated raids focused on a local union and high profile boss john dougherty and today city councilman near center of that investigation returned to work and addressed the raids.
good evening aim ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. councilman bobby henon spoke about the investigation outside his council office. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos is there and live outside city hall with what henon had to say, greg. >> reporter: good evening, the councilman did not say much but reading from a prepared statement he did say that to his knowledge neither he or his staff have been directly contacted by law enforcement. >> philadelphia it the i council, immediately jumping into their work load. >> one revolution. >> including councilman bobby henon representing the sixth district. part of the probe of the finances of the international brotherhood of electrical workers, local union 98 where dozens of boxes were seized by federal agents the same day.
henon and electrician by trade is still employed by local 98 which is run by union boss john doing heard. >> under scrutiny my whole life. >> reporter: cbs-3 has learned that the city has hired outside council for henon but spokesperson refuses to say who is representing him. >> make a brief statement. >> reporter: thursday afternoon for the first time henon seeking about the investigation. >> long shore men have not contacted me or any member of my staff, to my knowledge. >> reporter: greeting from the prepared statement. >> member of the city council comes with a great responsibility as you all know. >> reporter: taking no questions. >> with that great responsibility, is putting, the interest of the community, first and foremost. thank you for coming. i have no further are comments. >> reporter: now, within the past hour we have been able to determine, who is representing, henon, city's law department says they have hired criminal defense attorney brian mcmonigal to represent the councilman. you might know him as attorney