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good evening, i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos is live in radnor township with how police cracked this case, greg. >> reporter: ukee and jessica investigators say it was quite simple. they walk in this chipotle restaurant here in radnor township and asked one of the employees for pot. this afternoon under cover investigators were able to purchase, a half a pound of marijuana from one of the employees for $975 we're told and that was last straw before this arrest. radnor police say 22-year old robert lane work at this chipotle at lancaster avenue. but he was offering more than just chips and quacamole to some customers. >> there were employees there selling marijuana out of the store. >> reporter: police superintendent william colorul o says that investigation began weeks ago. court documents show under cover officers began purchasing marijuana from lane in mid-may. >> today, they came out here,
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with the intention of buying a significant amount of marijuana. that happened. >> reporter: under cover office's rested lane with a half pound of pot on his person. the other man was also arrested. investigators say he is driver of this mazda and one of lane 's coconspirators. our camera rolled as police arrested a third suspect at the chipotle restaurant. >> we were sitting, eating. >> reporter: at the time of the bust patty mcnamara was having lunched in the packed restaurant. >> next thing there was a side door opened and cop coming in waving his arms saying everybody get out. >> reporter: everyone left and then the arrests made. township health inspectors found drug paraphernalia in the bathroom toilet tank and numerous health code violations inside the restaurant. >> health inspectors are going through it. conditions are not very good that we're finding right now. we think there are serious health concerns. >> employee would come out of the store with the marijuana on his person, which indicates obviously that he had it on
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his person handling food. >> reporter: back here live you can see this chipotle restaurant is still closed. also you heard numerous health code violations, those will have to be rectified if and when this stories to be reopened. we're live here in radnor township i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks, greg. day three of the bill cosby's sexual assault trial end with andrea constand wrapping up nearly two days on the stan. our joe holden has been following the trial all week long and he joins us from the montgomery county courthouse in norristown with today's developments, good evening, joe. >> reporter: ukee, good evening to you. late breaking developments out here a little bit of chaos as bill cosby was leaving he was surrounded by his legal team and a actress named sheila frazier. she said hollywood needs to support friend in hollywood. basically call for hollywood to come out and support bill cosby. however, much different tone inside where mercon trolled as his defense team tried to beat back some pretty serious
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allegations. star power turning out for bill cosby has been limited, on monday it was former rudy side by side with him on the way into court. cosby's wife has not been present but close friend civil rights act wrist mary frances berry was at cosby's side on wednesday. >> i'm a friend. i have men him a long time. he has been in involved in all kind of good causes. he supported me. >> reporter: while comedian's lawyers worked to expose inconsistenceciness testimony from andrea constand outside the courtroom cosby has been animated. here he is seen react to go a order by sheriff's deputy to reporters to turn off their phone. cosby, pr representative says they are grateful for the support. >> mr. cosby is always been or will continue to be a friend, fans, he is not asking them to proclaim his innocence of guilt. he wants them to come inside and hear truth. >> reporter: cosby's legal
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team spent the entire day trying to walk back andrea constand's testimony. her attorneys who watched from the gallery said she held up under intense gallon pressure. >> we are very proud of her. you see how difficult it is. then sexual assault victims are criticized for not coming forward more quickly. >> at this point the day wrapped up with andrea constand's mother on the stan, basically trying to inquire to cosby the testimony about what were those pills he gave her daughter in 2004? of course, trial continues tomorrow, so late day fire works here, we are told, to expect much of the same as the process goes on. live from norristown i'm joe holden for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". an 11 year-old girl is hit by a train in philadelphia's kingsessing neighborhood this happened near 56th and grace avenue. police say that the girl was walk ago long the track and who her footing, falling in the path of the train. she was dragged for more than 500 feet before that train came to a stop, and she is now in critical condition at
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children's hospital. no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting that critically injured a six year-old boy in wilmington. officers responded to reports of the gunshots on east sixth street yesterday afternoon. police found child with the gunshot wound to the head, and we're told his mother was not shot but hit by broken glass. the young would i remains hospitalized in critical condition tonight. philadelphia's police need your help tracking down this man wanted for sexual assault. officers say that the suspect followed his 23 year-old victim into the wawa on the 3900 block of aramingo avenue and then assaulted him. police say man then jumped in the blood four door sedan, possibly a mazda or honda and then took off. if you have any information call the police. former fbi director james comey is scheduled to testify to the senate intelligence committee tomorrow. according to comey's opening statement released to day he will testify that president trump asked about the investigation into former national security advisor michael flynn, but comey says
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trump told him russia investigation was creating a cloud over his presidency, and he says that the president, asked him what they could do to lift the cloud. just moments ago trump's lawyers say the president feels completely and totally vindicated by comey's testimony and is eager to move forward. cbs news will carry comey testimony as a special report tomorrow, join charlie rose, nora o'donnell and gayle king at 10:00 a.m. right here on cbs-3. the president has nominated christopher wray as next director of the fbi, wray currently works in private practice for king and spaulding law firm. he graduated calm laud from yale university in 1989 and earned his law degree from yale in 1992. he also represented new jersey governor chris christie in the bridge gate scandal. it will be quad dan avers movie think fall in the race for new jersey governor. "eyewitness news" was in marlton, burlington county one day after the state's primary election. g.o.p. candidate kim guadagno
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the state's lieutenant governor, took part in the round table discussion today. she said property taxes in new jersey are a crisis and she has pledged to only serve one term if she cannot bring those property taxes down. guadagno will face former goldman sachs executive phil murphy who easily won last night's primary on the democratic side. he served as ambassador to germany during the obama administration and promised to fix the state's pension crisis he also said he will ram up up education spending and join regional greenhouse gaza lines trump administration sought permits that would allow five co to survey the atlantic ocean for future drilling of oil and gas. the testing area includes coastline to coastline from florida to the delaware bay right in our area "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan look at the potential impacts that the move could have. >> it would be like living next to a fourth of july fire works display going off for like a week at a time. >> reporter: that was unpleasant according to some lethal impact on marine life
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if new seismic survey allowed off the coast of new jersey and delaware. last month trump administration, undid former president obama's ban on testing for oil and natural gas in the atlantic and federal agency sought approval for five companies to begin testing the sea floor from the delaware bay south to florida. >> for over 45 years people of new jersey have for the off shore drilling. >> reporter: environmental groups say air blasts used in seismic testing can disturb whales, dolphins from feeding and migrating. testing request says that the math marine fishery service quote is requesting comments on its proposal to issue incidental harassment authorities to incidently take marine mammals during the specified activities. if oil and gas are found off the coast experts say oil bid would be likely a hundred or more miles from beaches but as oil spill could have a catastrophic impact on marine life and shore tourism. >> we are playing russian roulette with beaches and water and it doesn't make sense. >> reporter: new jersey's petroleum counsel supports
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surveying and off shore drilling. benefits are job creation, energy reliability and independent from foreign oil. >> we believe energy resources can be explored in a safe, environmental and effective way to bring our energy and establish our jobs here in new jersey. >> reporter: some members of the congress from new jersey have already spoken out against testing for oil off the delaware bay, the public comment period extend through july 6th and we have information how you can do that on cbs philly.com. i'm cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". still to come tonight on "eyewitness news" hoping to make their mark, doctors and community leaders come together in philadelphia in the fight against hiv and aid. the goal of their get together is next. for five or 10 minutes. >> it is music to your ears, pictures at a montgomery county hospital are singing praises of a new program that brings performances to their bedside, our stephanie stahl shows you it is not just for
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entertainment. lauren. cool, cloudy weather continues today but return of summer is just around the corner when to expect sunny skies and high temperatures in the 80's and 90's in your full forecast coming up. we think eagles will be better, nate but what about the ground? one of the team's most out spoken players sees big things out of the rushing attack later in
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a philadelphia organization is offering a series of events to continue their fight against aid. >> health and services group philadelphia fight hosted a sum to it day at pennsylvania convention center, and, the event kicks off programs, planned all month long, aimed at providing latest information and opportunities for free, hiv testing. the healing powers of music, on the healthwatch tonight patients in the montgomery county hospital, now have not just, doctor and nurses on call but musicians as well. >> health reporter stephanie stahl joins us now to tell us
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this story. >> reporter: you guys will like it this program is called musicians on call, you know, for hospital patients their days are usually filled with treatments and in the feeling so good. coup the music. it is not just relaxing and fun to listen to doctors now know that it can be a helpful treatment for patients who are hospitalized. >> ♪ >> reporter: it will be better now for patients at bryn mawr hospital, with the introduction of the wxpn musicians, on call. >> it is great to have a hospital, sound, full of music >> from the auditorium, and, for a musical visit. >> ♪ >> just a lit built, maybe feel like i was than the in the hospital. >> reporter: todd peterson lives in wayne is hospitalized for gastrointestinal surgery. >> recovery has been just a wait and see game. it is day after day after day and anything to break it up,
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and, you know, make it a little fun and all that, it is just fantastic. >> reporter: he got to take a break from bedside medical issues with the bill whether iters song, lovely day. >> ♪ a lovely day >> reporter: just something to take you away for five or 10 minutes. >> yes, and you don't to have think about anything, you just think about getting better, just think about just enjoying it, relaxing. >> reporter: not just relaxing but growing evidence showing that the brain response to music can var any specific ways. active music engagement allows patient it is reconnect with the healthy parts of themselves even in the face of debilitating conditions, or disease-related suffering. >> it creates a more healing environment, power of music in particular we think is awesome >> lovely day, lovely day. lovely day. >> reporter: how about that. now more than 98,000 patients have been visited by wxpn
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musician on call, they perform live music at eight area hospitals, throughout our region. everybody is sing ago this song, lovely day. >> that is right. >> that is right. >> and hospital staff not just patients but everybody that hears that is like happy. >> it is the power and it works, indeed. >> thanks, stephanie. bill whether iters, lauren casey, can you produce it. >> i necessity bill, we need him, starting top. channel that. bill, he can start singing as we have tomorrow and upcoming weekend because we will have some lovely days in store, but not so far today and last couple of days, not so lovely but we are going to see clear skies down the shore but right new we are still socked in with that cloud cover as we get a live look at center city philadelphia looking dreary, once again and feeling chilly by june standard. 66 degrees right now. we should be up around 80 degrees but it is easterly wind, we know off the atlantic when thate wind kicks up and ushers in cooler air,
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temperatures really suffer but we are seeing sunshine break ing out right now, check with our live neighborhood network rehoboth beach, blue skies, sunshine, couple people out on the beach, couple people outside on the board but temperatures are still quite chill a long the coast. storm scan three is showing thaws trend especially over last couple of hours that cloud deck eroding off of the coastline there, delaware beaches getting some sunshine as well and up next we will see that sunshine breaking out we are seeing it breaking out of the poconos and lehigh valley and will continue to move off to the south and west and continue to break down so everyone overnight tonight, clears on out. mostly clear, chilly falling back to 54 degrees and has been a cool start to the month after an extremely warm, excuse me, april, cool may and then so far for june we are down about a degree and a half as far as averages are concerned but we will boost that number up as we head in the upcoming weekend. 84 degrees our high on saturday. sunshine with a straight afternoon, thunderstorm
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possible. bright sunshine on sunday. getting more humid. getting hot. high temperature at 90 degrees hard to believe we will be in the 90's by the end of the week went with the cool temperatures. in the 60's, down the shore. cooler with that nor'easterly win. sixty at barnegat light house. sixty in ocean city. sixty-three in cape may. is there a muggy day yesterday to day feeling dryer, dew points have dropped down in the order of five to 10 to 15 degrees. our comfort index feeling about right now, as we head in the day tomorrow we will keep those comfortable humidity levels and bring back sunshine and warmer temperatures just in time for alex lemonade stand our tell-a-thon going all day long on cbs 36789 tune in for all of the great stories, and donate as well. 74 degrees tomorrow for our thursday with that sunshine and future weather showing us in the next several hours, see you later cloud cover overnight tonight mostly clear , cool, waking up to sunshine for tomorrow morning, storm system, passes us by, could bring a few cloud along
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the coast, stray shower but keeping it mostly sunny north and west of the city, tomorrow where temperatures will be a bit warmer, further away from the easterly wind flow and 74 in allentown. seventy-three in reading. cool along the coast with that east wind 60, generally for the new jersey shore but as we head into friday we will boost temperatures back up to average 80 degrees, warm, comfortable, humidity creeps in for second half of the weekend and 84 on saturday, 90 as i mentioned on sunday and some steamy conditions, settling in, all this cool spotty weather will be a distant memory with those humid conditions on monday, 92 . >> yes. >> see you. >> yes. >> all right. >> thanks, lauren. >> don's up next with sports. >> a new jersey guy worked out for sixers, word of encourage. and one kid's creative quest for an ought grave up next in
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phillies on the road. >> and a couple of those guys needed some word of encourage. >> yes. >> a little roll. >> yes and manager provided it good stuff. wake up. you are better then this for phillies left before atlanta pete mackanin said that to a pair of his young pitchers. one is jared eickoff who gets a start tonight, against the braves. the other was aaron nola who was dominant in last night's win. nola went eight innings allowing just one run. it was longest outing for phillies starter this season, the phillies won three-one and in about an hour they will try to win their fifth straight game. a time out for eagles, no otas but they will resume tomorrow at novacare complex. last year they went with a running back by committee approach and finished 11th in rushing. they added, at this point, lagarrette blount to the mix
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and jason kelce sees big things ahead. >> i am seeing the players we have, and hopefully we can do everything in the pasting game and quarterback we have. there is in reason why we shouldn't be able to run the ball effectively. we have things to keep defense honest if you stack the box. >> all looks good on paper. nba draft is on june between the second, sixers holding more work outs for second round and free agent prospects. former notre dame star steve was on the floor, medford, new jersey native played at st. joes prep, happy to get a try out with his home town team. >> you know, living 15 minutes down the road, to come down here and put on the jersey and compete with some guys it was a great experience. you know, i'm grateful for the opportunity and try to come out here and show some people what i can do. >> great. >> he looks like he is 14 years old. >> he does. >> just yesterday i was doing a foul shooting contest with
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him, he was in high school. where has the time gone. >> we won't go there. but i want a rematch, i know you are watching. my man, good luck to you. "cbs evening news" just a few minutes away. >> scott pelley has a look ahead, scott. >> hi ukee and jessica. great to be with you in philadelphia here's "cbs evening news" tonight former fbi director says president trump pressured him to drop an investigation, james comey also said president trump said he expected loyalty from the fbi. mr. trump nominated a new fbi director today, and officers, unite to protect, one young girl's dreams, all just ahead, on "cbs evening news". when we come back, music under the stars. >> where arts and science harmony right here in philadelphia.
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and reminder our 11th annual alex scott: a stand for hope tell-a-thon is tomorrow. we are raising money to fight childhood cancer. we will kick things off at 6:00 a.m. right here on cbs-3 and we hope you will join us throughout the entire day. well, philadelphia students received an out of this world experience, at the franklin institute's fels planetarium today. >> ♪ >> it features muse wick image s from the planetarium. music performed by cleft club ambassador big band and charter school concert choir. the goal, to help teach students, about space. music on the side. >> love that. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 weaver back at 10 on our sister station cw philly. we are back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. up next, "cbs evening news", up next from new york here is scott pelley. take care family.
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>> pelly: pressure from the president. fired f.b.i. director james comey says mr. trump asked for his help to lift the cloud of the russia investigation. also tonight, coats on, gloves off. >> why are you not answering these questions? is there an invocation by the president of the united states of executive privilege? >> pelly: the director of national intelligence under fire. the president nominates a new f.b.i. director. bill cosby's accuser under cross-examination. >> oh, my gosh. >> pelly: and cops respond to the call: officer needs assistance. >>

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