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good evening, i'm jessica dean >> now philadelphia school district is already reacting, to the rising temperatures. oath sky deck, lauren. and, it ace lit bit of a breeze. and it doesn't really help cool you off too much, because of these hot, temperatures. we have got in the middle 90's yesterday and today was a breeze. same in berks county and 91, right now in atlantic city. feels like temperatures, these could be worse, it is humid but not all, too humid, not oppressive humidity but temperatures still boosted on the order of two to 5 degrees at recording sites when you factor in the humidity and
heat advisory that will, pumping back into effect as we head into tuesday. noon time until 7:00 p.m. for philadelphia county and surrounding counties and so that includes a large portion of the south jersey, northwestern suburbs, parts of the delaware as well. so you really want to take it easy during those main, problems heating hours of the day, and we are in the miss of the heat wave. we have 94 degrees yesterday. 1 degree shy off the record high temperature. we topped out at 94. forecast high for tomorrow is 96 degrees. that bonnie deed break record high temperatures. we will talk more about this extreme heat and when we will get some relief coming up in your full forecast in just a bit. >> lauren, thank you. track temperatures and your full forecast anytime, down load cbs philly weather app available on itunes and google play. within the pennsylvania half an hour, jury deliberations have begun in bill cosby's sexual assault trial. they will deciding whether to convict or acquit, the 79 year-old entertainer, on allegations that date back
more than a decade. our alycia nieves now joins us live from the montgomery county courthouse in norristown where both side made their case to the jury, alycia? >> reporter: well, joe as you said the case against bill cosby is now in the hand of the jury. after all day hearing, lengthy closing arguments, for the defense side and prosecution side, and i mentioned earlier those closing arguments were very aggressive, they were very compelling also. >> prosecutors in montgomery county had all last week to make sexual assault case begins bill cosby. today, the comedian walk in the montgomery county courthouse with his wife under heavy speculation that he might testify. now that it was his defense team turn to tell his side of the story. >> you weigh out every option. why should he testify? >> reporter: in court famous comedian chose not to take the stand telling the judge it was his decision, instead his defense attorney brian mcmonigal in his closing argument would speak directly to the jury for an hour and a
half. he aggressively told jurors what are we doing here? this is nonsense. can we just stop this. mcmonigal dissected andrea constand's testimony and accusation that cosby drugged her and sexually assaulted her , almost mocking her in his closing argument and flat out calling constand a stone called liar. this woman was in the courtroom and also alleged sexual assault by cosby. >> how does he sleep at night. he is such an aggressive bleep , bleep. frankly i would, if i were a juror, i would vote guilty just based on his aggressive antagonistic behavior. >> reporter: for the prosecution, district attorney kevin steel told the jury they should be insulted by defense behavior and closing argument that this case begins cosby is easy to decide because in his 2005 deposition the comedian admits to giving constand drugs, before he had a sexual encounter with her and not
telling her what the drugs were. and, again, the judge just put the fate of the bill cosby in the hand of the jury in sexual assault trial. after spending about an hour charges the jury our greg argos is inside the courtroom and joining us live. >> exactly right. jury just, was handed the jury rules, actual counts against comedian bill cosby. seven men and five women are currently, deliberating right now. they will determine the fate of the comedian. dinner has been ordered by judge and staff here and there is no set time for how long this could take for the jury to deliberate into the evening basically, until they want to, they could continue to deliberate. once again, seven men and five women, six alternates are also in a separate room, everyone is sequestered as they are deciding whether or not to charge and to convict bill cosby on these counts. once again this fridays 2004 these allegations, men and
women of the jury listen to the five days of testimony to day's testimony actually, was very quick but defense wrapping up after just one witness called to the stand. another interesting fact today we have been under a moratorium so to speak when it comes to tweeting or texting or giving any information out from the courtroom but we're told, from court officials if and when jury does reach a verdict this afternoon or even in the coming days, we will be allowed to tweet, text, or even, e-mail that information, out to the public, this is an exception being made by the judge, here, once again, the seven men, five women currently deliberating, no set time, on when, they will wrap up for this evening. we will be out here all evening long, to provide you latest from norristown. we are live from norristown i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". thank you for those reports. a preliminary hearing is underway in seventh county for 18 penn state students facing charges in connection, with the death of a fraternity pledge. nineteen year-old timothy
piazza died after falling down the steps, at a fraternity house in february, and during an alleged hazing ritual. video presented at today ease hearing show piazza final moments, judge will deciding whether there is enough evidence to send the case to trial. northeast extension was just reopened, moments ago after a crash involving a tractor trailer forced the shut down of all north bound lanes, for hours, this afternoon. chopper three over that scene, the crash happened between lansdale and quakertown exit ness milford. a box truck was carrying, theater seats, and much of that truck appeared to be crushed. the driver was trapped for about an hour but eventually freed and transported to the hospital, no word on his condition. today marks within year since the deadliest mass shooting in modern u.s. history. forty-nine people died, and dozens more were hurt when omar mateen pledged allegiance to isis and opened fire on the crowd at pulse nightclub in orlando, florida. hundreds gathered to day at pulse to pay their respects, and offer support, to
survivors, and the victims. the night club is now being transformed into a permanent, memorial. and tune in the "cbs evening news" tonight for more on the anniversary of that shooting, a survivor opens up about the dead lay tack within year later tonight at 6:30 right here on cbs-3. pan handling is an issue in sits all around the country and philadelphia is no exception. city officials are now asking the found pick up their cell phones, instead of the wallets when panhandlers asking for money as a new way to tackle a long time problem. for 10 minutes we watched this man, weaving in and out of traffic, pan handling, most drivers, exiting the vine street expressway, ignored him >> how are you doing sir. >> reporter: we tried talking to him. are you aware of new initiative by city. as he ignored us. philadelphia officials announced on monday among other things a request, stop giving into and handling. >> i'm the type of person that has empathy for people and if
i have an extra couple bucks i tend to want to give it to them. it doesn't help them in the even. >> reporter: it ace approaching problem more pan handling with dignity. >> the evidence that we see is that the money is quite likely going to be used for drugs. >> reporter: to take a crack at end ago this cycle the city launched a campaign where people can text a five dollars donation, amount is charged to the person's cell phone, and pan handling has long been a complaint, philadelphia is not alone, we just acknowledged the so-called problem, won't likely be solved anytime soon. >> if you want to give somebody money, i cannot stop you. >> reporter: officials say one thing that won't happies a law enforcement crackdown. >> we won't criminalized, this behavior and we won't arrest ourselves out of the pan handling problem. >> city's testimony raised through the text program will benefit social services agencies already in place, to help the homeless. well, with fathers day just around the corner a west philadelphia church is giving a hand to dads in need.
>> kyw news radio cherri gregg tells us tonight, that they are hoping that the effort reconnects families. >> reporter: kevin bradley was feeling down, and in advance of the fathers day. >> two years ago. >> reporter: he lost his daughter hope a few years before, so for him, the day for dad, was going to be cloudy. >> i went in to like a depression for a while. >> reporter: he sees a break in the cloud. >> it feels g feels real good. >> reporter: got a free haircut, clothes and meal thanks to the volunteers in effort of the reverend mary frank resource center here at whalen memorial baptist church on baltimore avenue. >> today is designed to raise the esteem of the men in the community. >> reporter: doctor johnson opened up center in january named in honor of the first woman pastor and like reverend frank they provided food, job resources and those in need but today it business dad. >> whether it is addiction of employment, whether it is mental health issues and they want to participate with their
families and children for fathers day, and they don't have the outward appearance. >> reporter: simple haircut, and outfit. >> lift their spirits up and gives them that metvation to go out there and enjoy themselves. >> feel like a new man. >> i feel wonderful. >> reporter: for kevin bradley who has not seen a clean head in a year. >> what does a good haircut make you feel like. >> heaven. >> reporter: with a bit of sunshine to make fathers day just a tad brighter. in west philadelphia, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". it is the tweet by president trum that went viral and when we come back reason you may end up seeing the word covfefe if you hit the word in the keystone state. plus heat and your head, our stephanie stahl explains how rising temperatures can cause migraines and what you need to necessity to prevent the pain, leslie. well, major league baseball draft is tonight i'll tell you what position phillies are looking to select
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caused headaches but you have spent a lot of time with this. >> yes. a code orange ozone action day has been declared across the region. it is dangerous for young children, seniors, people with heart and young children and the heat itself, can be dangerous and also trigger those headaches. it might be fun for kid playing in the water at dilworth park but for most others like here in the italian market this quick blast of hot, humid weather is oppressive. >> it makes me queasy. >> light headed. >> just over bearing the heat. >> reporter: people who spent time outside in the heat can get dehydrated, among symptoms , headaches and research shows that changes in the barometric pressure can trigger migraine headaches. >> in general, it is usually a fall in barometric pressure but for many people it doesn't matter it can be a quick rise in temperature, as well, or if
there is thunderstorms. >> reporter: barometric pressure is pressure in the air or amount of force that is being applied to your body from the air. it is linked to headaches, because there is a pressure difference between surrounding atmosphere and sinuses which are filled with air and doctors say that it may force, fluid into the tissue and cause a disruption in fluid balance. >> the heat, also makes you, well, you know, severe headaches, nauseous. feel like you want to vomit in the heat. >> reporter: doctors say increasing magnesium in take prior to the weather change may limit or prevent a migraine and staying hydrated is especially important. >> there is lots of water, pretreat by drinking water before you go outside on a hot , 90-degree humid day. you can lose up to a liter of fluid and hour. you really to have make paying your fluid balance. >> exposure to bright sun can trigger headaches. sunglasses can be helpful, and doctors say they also protect
your eyes. but doctors say that for people with these chronic migraines that barometric pressure can be the primary trigger. >> okay. >> at least you know to pay attention to that. usually people know ahead of time that things will be changing so all this up and down with the weather, interest is just misery. >> thanks, lauren. >> i didn't do it. >> not good news. >> i don't like it either, but of course we have to consider serious side effects like stephanie was talking about but in general, just makes you really cranky. >> yes. >> when is a thunderstorm. >> crankiness, no thunderstorm to help cool us off, we will go in the evening with this bad attitude. 92 degrees right now. we are looking live at center city philadelphia, a couple cumulus cloud in the scene but otherwise no rain, to help cool us off. southeasterly wind at 12 miles an hour feeling more like 93 degrees. feels like temperatures awful could be worse but those temperatures are just so down right hot we have 1 degree shy
off the record high today in philadelphia. ninety-four. our high temperature 92 in trenton. broke a record in atlantic city at 93. we had 92 in allentown. that ties us for a record setback in 2015. more 90's are on the way. we're still hanging out in the 90's right now. ninety-one in allentown. ninety-two in philadelphia 90 's in wilmington. same case in ac. it is a little boy sea breeze in our shore towns at 90 degrees in cape may, rehoboth beach is 91. feeling better in ocean city but the beach, the shore is place to be today, with all of this heat, even though high temperatures did climb in the 80's and 90's along the coast, maybe you braved some 64- degree ocean. but a beautiful looking scene as we lah live at margate but as i was talking about that heat index, it is not too brutal because, our heat, index are not too brutal because muggy factor is muggy, steamy, but we are not in this oppressive inn sufferable range, as far as dew points
are concerned. we will push them up in the steamy category where they are hanging out in the lower 60's right now across much of the area feeling bit more humid and tack on a few more degrees , high tomorrow as well , mostly clear and overnight low 75 degrees. ac tomorrow. taking it easy no strenuous activity outdoors, hot and humid with a late day thunderstorm possible, that is good news. 96 degrees. the forecast high temperature and heat advisory for philadelphia and surrounding counties. noon until 7:00 p.m. tomorrow, and storm scan three, showing us, not but sunshine, it is all high pressure in control, and as we head throughout the day tomorrow we will see, a few hit or miss showers and a few thunderstorms popping up, they are very small in nature and isolated in nature, as well, so we will head into wednesday we will see a few showers, maybe a few embedded thunderstorms but rain chance in the looking widespread as we look ahead in the next few days. forecast highs tomorrow will be hot once again topping out at 91 in wilmington. back in the 90's in ac
climbing back up in to record territory in allentown with highs in the low 90's. summer heat arrives on wednesday, 84 degrees the high with a few spotty showers and thunder showers, and then definitely relief as we head into thursday, lower humidity, and 78 degrees, sunshine but then temperatures slowly climb back up with better rain chances toward end of the week and next week even. >> all right, staying hot. >> yes. >> all right, leslie is up next with sports. >> it will be hot at eagles mini camp tomorrow, duce staley gives his blunt assessment of the eagles running backs, jeremy maclin picks a new team and game five between warriors and cavilers tonight you will in the believe what one fan paid to get two court side seats to the
boston has the fifth best record in baseball. jared eickoff takes the mound for phillies, june 12th and still looking for his first win of the season. after a rookie campaign jared is going through the sophomore slump. his era is five, last season he had 3.65 and he has had control problems allowing three and a half walks this year. baseball draft is tonight, phillies have the eighth overall pick in the first round. last two years, per they pick players out of the high school will they select another 18 year-old. >> never can sign enough pitching. there is, you know, a large group of quality college pitchessers, and if college pitchers are there, and they are the best player, you know, verse a position player then that may very well go that way >> final phase of the eagles off season work outs start tomorrow with the three day mini camp mandatory at novacare complex. eagles finish 11th in rushing and during off season they pick up done he will pumphrey in the fourth round and signed
lagarrette blount of the patriots. head coach doug pederson wants to throw the ball more. eagles running back duce staley was asked what he has seen so far during the otas. >> i don't think pad count, and around boxers and shorts and stuff like that. you know, it is what it is. it is time to line them up, and see the man. we will be having this conversation again. >> eagles wide receiver jeremy maclin has designed todd sign with the ravens. he picked baltimore over eagles and bills. maclin was cut earlier this month and bird were a long shot, and warriors and beat the cavilers in game five tonight and many would like to see history, one fan paid $133,000, to two floor seats so the warriors resale site. so, some are selling their seats for 45,000 a pop.
>> i don't know fit is worth it devoted fans right there. >> a lot of money. >> um-hmm. >> leslie. >> thank you. "cbs evening news" is just minutes away. >> scott pelley joins us live with a look ahead, scott. >> hi jessica and joe great to be with you in philadelphia here's "cbs evening news" tonight, cosby's case head to the jury, defense rests without calling a comic legend to the stand in his sexual assault trial, and attorneys, general sue the president, over money he makes from foreign governments. we will show you who is paying the trump organization. and, honoring the victims of the pulse nightclub shooting, one year later. those stories just ahead on the "cbs evening
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now is scott pelley. captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: now it's up to the jury. seven men and five women will decide if bill cosby is guilty of sexual assault. also tonight, suing the president over claims he violated the constitution. >> foreign governments are spending money there in order to curry favor with the president of the united states. >> pelley: sounding the alarm about obesity. it now affects one in ten people worldwide. ♪ i see your true colors shining through ♪ and the orlando massacre one year later. >> i can still hear the gunshots in the hallway where i was. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.