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creating jobs, keeping our environment safe. she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan, a homework supervisor. she's like you and she'll fight for you in the united states senate. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. at noon security video shows man police say stole the railing from philadelphia's historic union league. and now a manhunt is underway for the suspect, and a possible accomplice, who caused well known step to collapse into rubble. now the video may help police track down that suspect. good afternoon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'll rahel solomon. police say the suspect removed the railing from w his bear
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hands, shows the man take it around the corner what looks like another man load the railing on a car. experts tell cbs-3 the brass railing is likely worth just about $50. >> after the railing was removed the stone staircase at the union league collapsed on the sidewalk of south broad street. >> 151 year old union league building on the national register of historic places. right now the scene is roped off for safety. the union league says they'll replace the stairs and railing at soon as possible. >> well, time to bring out the mittens, our mid-october fair weather temperatures are about to take a turn into frosty and freezing territory for much of our region meteorologist katie fehlinger checking the temperatures live on the cbs-3 skydeck, hey, katy? >> jim absolutely, frost, freeze warnings hadn't been necessarily that widespread in philadelphia county, hadn't even had frost advisory let alone freeze warning to contends with just yet. that changes, tonight. as of midnight, all going to see frost advisory, freeze
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warning go into effect, the perry wing he will blue where the frost warning, freeze warning everywhere else. no one immune at short from this. at the moment little too breezy certainly too mild for us to actually see any frost or freeze develop. but we have pretty persistent win flow. eased up just for now on the skydeck, but whipping a moment ago. out of the northwest, currently at philadelphia international airport, 17 miles per hour, so we will continue to see that throughout the day. at the moment we have some grayer skies overhead, certainly some peaks of blue skies through this. little brighter the further southeast you go, but we do expect it will stay dry through the rest of the day. a peak that your area temperatures as we stand right now mid upper 50's, anywhere from philly on south, little cooler obviously, quite a bit cooler going far enough north, you haven't even cracked 40 yet, as the day progresses we anticipate, checking on couple of additional degrees here, still below average. up ear's at best, little more of dose of november, at this point. and not really going to see too much rebounds on the
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thermometer in the days ahead, because of that, as our next storm system makes its arrival later in the week, we could actually see little bit of snow or ice. we will get a lot more specific with the track and the timing and who might see that, a bit later in the show. but for now, guys, we send it back into you. >> katie i cannot believe you just said that. we'll see you soon. >> portion of the pennsylvania turnpike northeast extension remains closed this noon for the investigation of a serious accident. it happened before the morning rush. chopper three over the scene. the crash involves four tractor-trailers, northbound, between lansdale and quakertown at about 5:00 this morning. one person was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. there is still no word what sparked this early morning fire in lower bucks county. chopper three over the flames here, on fountain road in levittown at about 5:00, or 5:30 this morning, it took firefighters about hour to bring the fire under control. there were no reported injuries. >> meanwhile, two police officers were taken to einstein medical center to be checked out after their unmarked car was hit by suspect, fleeing a traffic
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stop. police say the suspect crashed into that unmark vehicle, along the 6,000 block of warn okay street in fernrock. that was about 2:00 this morning. both suspect are in custody, the police officers are expected to be okay. >> meanwhile, workplace shooting has left two people dead, and three other hurt, in roanoke, virginia there is happened just before 6:00 this morning at freight car america. that's a rail car manufacture err. police say the shooter is among the dead, and is believed to have taken his own life. investigators are working to identify the gunman, and determine whether he had any connection to the company. campaign 2016, the latest cbs news poll shows hillary clinton leading donald trump by a narrow margin in florida early voting began there yet, and both candidates will rally with supporters across the state today. hard to believe but election day just two weeks away. correspondent craig boswell shows us now what the candidates are doing, to win over florida voters. >> donald trump counted the diversity of his employees
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outside of his golf course in florida tuesday morning. 80% of them are hispanic. right? >> this is trump thirds straight day in the state, early voting already underway. the polls are packed. and nobody knows how they're voting. but they all steam have trump stickers and trump hats and trump pins and trump shirts. >> roughly 57% of florida's vote is expected to come from early voting and 1.2 million ballots have already been cast. trump needs floored's 29 electoral votes if he wants to win the white house, but to get there he needs to win back republican hole-out. i call it the republican, largely suburban women. >> hillary clinton calling for civil at this in making her pitch to those reluctant republicans. >> we have to get back to listening, fully. we can disagree without being disagreeable. >> but massachusetts senator elizabeth warren campaigning with clinton attacked trump in new hampshire monday.
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>> he thinks that because he has a mouthful of ticktacks that he can force himself on any woman within groping distance. well, i got news for you, donald trump, women have had it with guys like you. >> clinton will also be campaigning in florida this afternoon. the latest cbs news poll shows her with a three-point lead over trump in the state. craig boswell, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". well it became heated during the second debate for pennsylvania's u.s. senate seat. republican pat toomey and democrat katie mcginty faced off in their final showdown. the candidates took the stage at temple university's performing arts center last night. they answered questions on a host of topics, including the economy, reproductive rights, and the fight against isis. but the real fireworks began in the debate produced by 6abc while candidates answered questions about their view of the black lives matter movement. >> now, i am happy to say black lives matter because from where i stand, when we
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recognize the dignity of any person, we're all lifted up, and when any person is denied dignity we're taken down. >> the problem with the black lives matter movement and katie mcginty property gating this is just that phrase itself is meant to impune the integrity of the police by implying that they don't think that black lives do matter. >> now, also during the debate, toomey would not say whether he would or would not support donald trump as his party's nominee. the us back offensive toward the iraqi city of mozul expected to slow dunn as force respect reach built up areas. holly williams with the troops as they move toward the long time isis strong hold. >> kurdish forces fleeing over there, up against the usual isis gorilla tactics. homemade explosives, network of tunnels and suicide bombers. >> uninhabited, it residence
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fled two years ago when isis first moved in. in contrast, there are around a million civilians in mozul. this region is expecting a surge of refugees, when the fighting moves into the city. meanwhile, isis is launching new assault, outside the territory it still controls. the extremists have released new video, apparently showing an attack on the town sunday. that's about 200 miles west of baghdad, and that fight something ongoing, according to an us official. the first week of the mods mozul offensive has seen the most intense wave of us coalition air strikes since then began two years ago, dropping 1700 munitions. but, as this battle closes in on mozul city, launching air strikes will become more difficult. without risking massive civilian casualties. holly williams, cbs news, outside near mozul. >> well, we are following
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breaking news this noon. chopper three is live over a deadly shooting in elkton maryland. that's near the delaware border. now the shooting happened about two hours ago at new eastern inn on east pulaski highway. sister station in baltimore reports the two people are dead, the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear at this point, but it may be police-involved. we will continue to follow any developments, and have the latest on "eyewitness news", starting at 5:00 and of course on line at cbsphilly.com. mean, while, coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> tragedy at amusement park. what investigators believe happened on a water ride that left several people dead. >> and student taking the political process seriously. the results of their mock presidential election just
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>> a freak accident is under investigation at popular theme park in australia. >> four people killed when something went terribly wrong on water ride. correspondent jay has the latest from queen land, australia. >> we are deeply shocked and saddened by this, and our hearts and our thoughts go to the families involved. >> horror at one every australia's most popular parks, just after 2:00 p.m., this thunder river rapids ride at dream worlds malfunctioned. two people were ejected from their raft. another two caught inside the structure. >> obviously kids on boards screaming, while their mum was
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like trapped under. >> staff personnel tried to perform first aid on the victims before paramedics arrived. >> now working together with the park, try to determine how this tragic incident has occurred. and i am able to confirm at this .4 adult persons have lost their lives as a result of the incident. >> family friendly ride, the thunder rapids reaches speeds just under 30 miles an hour. and accepts riders as young as two years old. >> we thought it quite a tame ride, that it we would have fun with it. >> prime minister promised there would be a thorough investigation. >> theme parks a place for family fun, and happiness, not tragedy. >> the park will remain closed today as park officials work with authorities to establish exactly what happened. but, police say, they're not aware of any other issues with the ride. >> that was jay reporting,
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this is the second serious mishap of the theme park in this year. in april the park's rocky hollow log ride shutdown after man fell from the ride. >> as we said earlier, reelection day only two weeks away, but it looks like some young people have their minds made up. have you even cast their vote already. student across america are did a. casting their vote, and taking our country's next president, as schools host mock elections, new jersey north 13th street tech, newark, one of the thousands of schools participating by giving its students vote. skill principal says he believes it is important to teach kids now. >> i tell them, this is your life. these people are, you know, will have control over what happens to you and your future. >> and by the way school kids have correctly predicted the winner for nearly 25 years during these mock elections, and in this mock election students chose hillary clinton over donald trump, 47 to 41%. >> well, two sets of baseball fans are ready for tonight when the world series game one gets underway in cleveland.
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>> now, neither team has won it in a really long time. true. hazleton native lafayette grad joe made encouraging manages a national league champion chicago cubs who end haven't won't world series since 1908, the american league champs cleveland indians are managed by former phillies manager, terry francona, now, they left when the series in 1948, 71 seasons ago, not much better. >> good for both teams. well, still ahead on "eyewitness news": >> we are waiting for a prince to come. we'll show you where the royal watch is happening here in philadelphia. katy? >> oh, little play on cinderella, there i guess snow white actually, but regardless, i digress. talking about the weekends, disturbance will be crossing the delaware valley, bridges in potential for a shower, at this point looks like either day could produce that. no day is a wash out, and temperatures at this point looks like slightly milder than average, also good news, since we do have a chill in the air. i'll walk you through the potential for snow and who might see it just after the break. stick around.
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like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family. playing it straight. that's katie. and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours. creating jobs, keeping our environment safe. she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan, a homework supervisor. she's like you and she'll fight for you in the united states senate. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay.
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they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate can rip us apart. i know what can happen as the result of hate, and donald trump should never be our president. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. no warning, no hearing. n it's a lending practice sorcing outrageous, most states banned it. but at the bank founded by pat toomey it was business as usual.
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forcing small business owners out of their homes. toomey even used his power in the senate to help himself, voting to gut rules that protect us and crack down on big banks. pat toomey. out for himself, not us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> prince albert of monaco is planning to visit his mother's child hood home. east falls home with princess grace accepted a marriage proposal from prince ranier the third. prince albert told people magazine he bought the six bedroom colonial home for $754,000. the prince is considering plans for the home, that could include a museum space for offices, or for the royal family offices. we'll keep you updated.
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>> i always liked princess grass. >> oh, how could you not? classic hollywood glam. >> definitely. >> well, i know jim likes the stories that i have to tell. >> love your story today. >> oh, well, yes the s word starting to come out, snow. now not talking any major accumulation, exactly, the fact we could see little snow, i feel like that's important news to share, although you won't see it in philly. so don't expect it. not just yet. little too warm. though it is getting colder outside, make no mistake, and we are going to see frost advisories, freeze warnings take effect as of midnight tonight. and you will see as we look at future temperatures in a second here, just how cold it is expected to get. so let's get you right outside. start things off with a very pretty shot right now. couple of patchy clouds here and there outside ocean city cape may county, little brighter sky than you do a little bit further inland. and, actually, that's where we turn the focus next, going to the shore, inland suburbs, out at burn ville, berks county, and it is kind of a gray sky. we had this happen yesterday, we saw through midday some clouds roll in, then they
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broke apart, ended up with more sun. there is a breeze out there, pretty noticeable breeze, once it picks up. although sort of off and on, still out there. but notice, it is cold enough to produce little bit of snow here up across eastern canada, even portions of new england, and i don't think we are talking about accumulation out of this, but into thursday morning, specifically, the poconos, especially, have that opportunity. here is the system that will produce it. now doesn't look like much. a lot of times it is tough really to see much organization with these areas of low pressure, on radar, especially if they're pulling out of the rockies. but once it enters, it will gather a lot more strength, a lot more organization, see little more of the classic comma shape to it. but for now, let's just back it up, talk about these temperatures, that are going to set until here tonight. we are looking at midnight tonight. into tomorrow morning. that's when our frost advisories freeze warnings take effect. into the 30's, couple of spots still in the 40's, but look where we start to bottom out here in the 30's up and down i95, even down into the pinelands, down toward atlantic city and up in mount
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pocono. it will be the colds he is spot of the pack at least this slew of observations, of course, 29 degrees, where you eventually bottom out here. then we start to rebounds around 9:00n morning. now here is future weather for you thursday morning, so tomorrow is fine. thursday morning, though, look at that, yes, some icing maybe couple of snowflakes, eventually though looking at 11, 12:00, milder air is going to move in. ironically enough that precipitation comes in because of warmfront. so as the temperatures rise, you will see any potential for icy precipitation turn over to rain t could be slick though in places like the i80 interchange, for example, thursday morning, then as the rain over spreads our area, i don't think will let up very much through the encores of the entire day. pocket of heavier rain on and on, off and on, and maybe heavy rain at 11:00 on "eyewitness news", so stick with us through thursday in short. at least by friday starting to clear out of here. very quickly just the bullet points on that possibility of snow or ice. it is specific specially to the pocono mountains there is will change over to all rain though if it happens at all,
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then slippery conditions are possibility thursday morning. mostly sunny in the meantime though today. it is cool. it is breezy at best to 57. later tonight it will get awfully chilly. so, yes, coldest air so far of the season. thirty-six where we bottom out in philadelphia. rain on the way, majority of the region on thursday. at least it eases up by the weekends those we could see shower either saturday or sunday. >> could be worse. >> i like that. >> positive. >> glass half full for two. >> wonderful. >> thanks, katie. selfie fanatic will love this. there was a time when selfie sticks were the latest in selfie taking technology. >> not any more. look at this. it is called the hub err camera passport, selfie taking drone. the drone has sonar, to keep it stable, and wind, and spatial recognition software, if you move it will follow you. yes, you can control it with a app on your phone. what happened to the days where people used to take your picture and remember you would like either pose, hands on
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your hip, or do little like -- >> listen, as much as i'm not bug bye there is i have eye-hand coordination, because my myself east just look bad. >> well, christmas is around the co
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coming up later today on "eyewitness news" at 5:00, false therapist, some say it has big health benefits. what it can do to make you feel great. that's coming up at a . just in time for christmas? >> american girl, popular
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doll, coming to toys "r" us. go to 100 toys "r" us stores will open up the shop, first retailer to such a shop. >> probably too small for american girl. they might be the same height as the american girl doll. >> but i remember wanting one so badly when i was a little kid. >> me too. >> i never got one. >> neither did i. >> hey. what a childhood you two had. that's "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. for katie and all of us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. "eyewitness news" is always on line at cbsphilly.com. sounds like a soap opera. the young and the restless is next. >> ♪ like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty -
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and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family. playing it straight. that's katie. and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours. creating jobs, keeping our environment safe. she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan, a homework supervisor. she's like you and she'll fight for you in the united states senate. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. but pat toomey actually owned a bank. most people owe the bank.
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and when he went to washington, he voted to change the laws... to benefit wall street and banks like his. voting to gut consumer protections that crack down... on predatory lending and fraud. to take money from you and... line the pockets of wall street millionaires like... himself. pat toomey: out for himself, all in for wall street. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. pat toomey and donald trump: they're just wrong for the women of pennsylvania. "new fallout for donald trump..." "should a woman be punished for having an abortion?" "there has to be some form of punishment." "for the woman?" "yeah, there has to be some form." "i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion, and i would suggest we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: they're not for you. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. hillary clinton: this is not an ordinary time,
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and this is not an ordinary election. i want to send a message to every boy and girl and indeed to the entire world. that america already is great, but we are great because we are good. we are going to lift each other up. i want us to heal our country and bring it together. we have to start getting the economy to work for everyone... not just those at the top. making the best education system from preschool through college. making it affordable, because that's, i think, the best way for us to get the future that our children and our grandchildren deserve. my vision of america is an america where everyone has a place. this is the america that i know and love. if we set those goals and we go together, there's nothing that america can't do. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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>> neil: well, well. hey, man. hey, was that not the best halloween play of all time? wasn't it? >> lily: [ laughs ] i know. why don't we celebrate with a round of brownie sundaes? >> charlie: okay. >> lily: what? that's it? "okay?" >> neil: hey, what's going on? >> charlie: why didn't daddy come to the play? >> lily: because, honey, he had to work. >> mattie: then why is he here? >> lily: what? [ cellphone rings ] >> dylan: i'll take it. >> sharon: no, the calls have stopped. i'm sure it's nothing. >> dylan: sharon, let me answer the phone. >> sharon: no, i got it, i got it. hello? >> patty: hey, kitten. you miss me? >> sharon: um, we don't want a

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