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i want to thank the jury for their long days,. >> bill cosby breaks his silence for first time since the start of his trial. this morning on a saturday the jury's going back to work in an attempt to reach a verdict. developing right now an accident at sea, a u.s. navy destroyer and container ship four times its size collide,
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and now we are searching for seven missing sailors. and what mother nature has in store for fathers day. it is saturday june 17th, good morning, i'm jan carabao. lets get over to meteorologist matt peterson with the eyewitness weather forecast g saturday morning, matt. another glummy start, for us. >> it is foggy, dreary, only thing we are missing, is a little damp. >> yes, damp, dreary they go together. we have some fog. it is not a nice way to start weekend, it is foggy and we are talking about the chance for rain showers even if they are not too much going on, right now. this picture of the poconos this morning, live from our sky scan and there is the fog and it is out there and it will remain in the area for most of the morning it looks like. we will not get a ton of sunshine, today, we will not
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have really breezy conditions, so low level moisture will just sit there through most of the morning and in the afternoon. so, look for these visibility that right now or the lower side to be below ideal conditions as we go through pretty much all of our saturday. now we are getting slightly better. the atlantic city airport an hour or so ago well less than a mile visibility. we are up over a mile. that is good. along the jersey shore points we are getting better, trend now still below mile visibility there and allentown up toward poconos, also on the little bit of the foggy side giving us a problem this morning. if you are out driving around early in the day make sure you are using your low beams and high beams, take some extra caution out on the roads. temperatures are very warm, high 60's to 07 degrees and down near the shore points it is about the same. barnegat is coolest spot at 64 . jan, we are getting up near 90 for our fathers day but showers, thunderstorms in the forecast as well, we will talk bit in a bit.
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>> okay, matt, thank you. 6:02. time to check the road. lets go over to kyle hand in the traffic center. >> hi there thanks very much. we have a small crash this morning, on the new jersey turnpike, northbound side approaching i195 and that is only causing blockage on the left lane but not too much delays in that area. outside of that, we will see decent drive on i-95, vine route 30 and route 202 as well as bridge in and out of the city. we will look live at route 42 freeway very easy going with in reports of any crashes or delays in that area in the cbs-3 traffic center i'm kyle hahn, jan back to you. jurors are enter their sixth day still dead locked after meeting more than 50 hours this week. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is live in norristown this morning where the jury will gather once again later on today, anita. >> reporter: well, good morning, jan. that is right bill cosby's
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attorneys have been calling for a mistrial after days of no consensus between jurors. earlier this week cosby spokesmen suggested that a dead locked jury is a win for the defense but judge stephen o'neill made clear that even if he declares a mistrial bill cosby can still be retried and his defense cannot then argue double jeep difficult to the supporters, stay calm, do not argue, with people just keep up the great support. >> reporter: for the first time during his sexual assault trial bill cosby spoke directly to press and supporters as he left the montgomery county courthouse late friday night and his fate in the hand of the jury still dead lock after five grueling days of deliberations. >> i want to say to the jury, thank you for their long days. their honest work. >> reporter: seven men, five women have spent more than 50
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hours deliberating indicating several times to judge stephen o'neill that they could not reach a consensus, on any of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault. cosby accused of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand in 2004. she was then director of operations for women's basketball team at temple university. >> we have just reached the 52nd hour and we're still waiting. >> reporter: cosby's spokesmen andrew wyat has said earlier in the week a dead locked jury was a win for cosby team, meanwhile legal experts say judge o'neill tried to ensure integrity of the legal proceedings by explicitly asking cosby if he understood ramifications of a possible mistrial. >> the judge wants to be absolutely sure that bill cosby doesn't claim his lawyer didn't tell them that you could be retried if it is a miss trial. >> reporter: so far the jury has come back with several questions, they have asked what is reasonable doubt. they will resume here again at 9c this morning. we will bring you all of those
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latest proceedings, on air and on line but for now live from montgomery county courthouse i'm anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". thank you. "eyewitness news" will be at the courthouse as deliberations continue, this weekend, and as anita mentioned as soon as is there a verdict we will bring it on air and on line at cbs philly .com. new this morning police are investigating a hit/run in philadelphia's logan section. the accident happened just after 2:00 this morning at olney avenue and 13th street, officers say a car struck a man there and then left the scene, victim was taken to the hospital, we don't know his condition at this time, but no word yet on a suspect. seven navy sailors are missing this morning after a u.s. warship collide weighed merchant ship near japan. american and japanese crews are now searching for those victims. cbs news correspondent don champion has details. >> reporter: u.s.s. fitzgerald, collided with a philippines flagged merchant ship early saturday morning
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off the coast of japan and at lee one of the injured crew was air lift by a japanese coastguard helicopter. the navy reports that the ship 's captain ace monk those hurt, commander bryce benson who has been evacuated from the badly damaged destroyer. the fitzgerald sustained damage below waterline on a starboard size partially flooding the war ship and its propulsion is limited. japanese maritime defense vessels and japanese coastguard rushed to the ailing destroyer to stabilize it. the u.s. navy dispatched another destroyer u.s.s. dewey , two naval tugs and aircraft to help, no injuries to the crew of the merchandise merchant cargo ship were reported. don champion for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". back here at home now a search for two teenagers who vanish while swimming in the ocean off atlantic city is a recovering mission. both disappeared around 6:00 thursday night. authorities say 15 year-old raymond quinn tried to rescue
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clea hand after caught in the rip current near a jetty off doctor martin luther king boulevard. they both vanished in the water and never re-surfaced, hand's family says it brings them some comfort to know her friend tried to save her in my eyes he is my sister's hero and my family hero. he didn't to have jump in to try to save her but did he what he did out of the kind ness of his heart and i appreciate that and that are. >> rescue crews suspended search effort around 11:00 friday morning they were hampered by fog and rich ocean minnesota police office shore fatally shot philando castille during a traffic stop last year has been found not guilty of manslaughter. ger ran mow yanes was acquitted of two lesser charges. castille's death received wye spread attention after his girlfriend broadcast shootings 's aftermath on facebook live. despite the verdict he has been placed, has been dismissed rather as a police officer. meantime protests erupted
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in st. paul, minnesota last night following his acquittal, hundreds of demonstrators rallied at state capitol there , and then began marching through the streets. police have since appeared to have largely cleared protesters, some of whom shut down a downtown freeway. a massachusetts woman who allegedly encouraged her boyfriend to commit suicide over text message has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. judge focused his ruling on the word quote get back in, that is what michelle carter said to conrad roy after climbing out of his truck as it was filling up with toxic fumes and told her he was scar judge said those word constituted wanton reckless acts. >> knowing that mr. roy is in the truck, knowing the condition of the truck, she indicates that she can hear him coughing and she can hear the loud noise of the motor. >> carter faces up to 20 years in prison.
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judge ruled that carter can remain free, on bail but she cannot contact roy's family or leave the state. a sentencing hearing is scheduled for august 3rd. doctors say house majority whip steve scalise has a good possibility of recovering from the gunshot wound to the hip three days ago. scalise was with five other people when they were injured, when a gunman opened fire at a practice on wednesday, ahead of the annual congressional baseball game. despite the shooting the game went on, as planned, thursday night at nationals park in washington d.c., the democrats won the game but they gave the trophy to the republicans, so that they could give to it scalise. authorities are expanding the investigation into russian interference, in the 2016 presidential election. investigators are now reportedly looking at jared kushner's finances. moelongi has updates from the investigation in the white house president trump wrote i'm
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being investigated for firing the fbi director by the man who told me to fire the fbi director, witch hunt. >> it sound like the president is adding rod rosen stein to the enemy's less with bob moehler, james comey and number of people. >> reporter: it was rod rosen stein who wrote a letter laying out reasons for the president to dismiss fbi director james comey but last month, president trump told nbc news that the recommendation was irrelevant. >> he made a recommendation but regardless of recommend daisy was going to fire comey. >> reporter: president went on to say he was thinking of the russian investigation when he was firing comey. president rosen stein talk about the possibility he may have to recues himself from the probe if investigators want to question him, about possible white house interference. california senator dianne fine stein is worried that the president may try to fire rosen stein and special counsel robert muhler. she issued a statement saying the message the president is sending through his tweets is he believes the rule of law does not apply to him and anyone who thinks otherwise
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will be fired. the president's son in law white house senior advisor jared kushner is also under scrutiny, washington post reports investigators are digging in to his finances. moe are elongi for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". is there a contract agreement between the philadelphia school district and its largest teachers union negotiations, negotiators for both side have agreed to the terms of a new contract, that runs through august 2020. details of that agreement have not yet been released, a ratification vote is set for monday night, teachers have been working without a contract for more than four years. still ahead on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this saturday morning, coroner's report is out in the death of carrie fisher, new information , and what killed the actress. remembering the man who put rocky on film, made sylvester stallone a star and put philadelphia in the spotlight, we will be right
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back on "eyewitness news" john avildsen the man who directed rocky has died. avildsen passed away from pancreatic cancer in los angeles yesterday. film maker is best known for his movies like celebrating the under dog like rocky and karate kid. rocky which was partially shot here in philadelphia earned him a 197 '70's car for best director as well as best picture. john avildsen was 81 years old coroners in los angeles have revealed new information, on carrie fisher's death and
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released yesterday, they said actress died of sleep apnea and other factors. investigators added fisher had taken multiple drugs before she died, however, they cannot say whether those drugs contributed to her death, fisher died december 27th, just four days after suffering a medical emergency on a plane on the healthwatch now, kick out cancer, a soccer tournament to help kid with cancer, health reporter stephanie stahl has more on the preparation, and one family in need, who will been fit. >> reporter: they are practicing for upcoming kick out cancer soccer tournament. >> we wanted to help and we came up with this tournament. >> reporter: it started as a way to help a neighbor and then teens from northeast philadelphia decided to raise money for children's hospital which gives a portion to two families that need financial help. >> i was so happy, because, we are really in need right now. >> reporter: twelve year-old sam mcgonigle and his five-year old sister, live in havertown have hodgkin's
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lymphoma. >> it is bad and kind of good because we get to stay home from school but you are sick so that parties bad. >> reporter: she started chemotherapy just as her brother finished and while they are cancer free now is there a high risk of occurrence. >> it is very scary, you don't know what will happen in the future. the chemotherapy can have side effects that can cause a lot of pain, which i did have. >> having kid diagnosed with cancer is a game changer life changer. >> reporter: mommies determined to stay focused on hope, doing fun things like playing basketball, but two of her four children have battled a rare form of hodgkin's linked to a genetic defect and another son also car that is gene. >> best thing that we can do is the community support has been overwhelming. just really brings out the best in other people, like when you, are able to share your darkness people just want to bring in the light and love >> it is a really good cause and i'm happy we are won able to do it. >> reporter: seventeen year-old maria diaz who started kick out cancer now
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has dozens of others students playing for those who can't. >> we will kick out cancer. >> the tournament is saturday june 17th at philadelphia soccer club, 50 teams are signed up each paying $150 but they are still hoping to get more teams and donations, we have a link and additional information at cbs philly.com, lincoln health. i'm stephanie stahl for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and a reminder now our sister station the cw philly is airing a half an hour special, alex scott: a stand for hope tonight, it tells the story of alex scott a little girl who battled cancer. she started a lemonade stand to help find a cure for all children with cancer which is now a nationwide fund raising movement, alex scott a stand for hope airs tonight at 10:30 on the cw philly right here after "eyewitness news" at 10:00. turning now to weather, matt, it is gray and gloomy, can we expect the sin to make an appearance. >> don't hold your breath,
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unfortunately. it doesn't look like it is making an appearance today. it is a dreary, gray, start to saturday. one of those saturdays where it makes you just want to hang out, inside, i know we like to get outside and enjoy our saturdays as much as we can. our weather watchers, usually are the won able to get out there and get us great pictures, telling us what is going on in their backyard and this morning we don't a ton of weather watchers and i don't blame them. it is dreary out there this morning. we are seeing 67 degrees, and lou's house today up in eagleville, again, cloud cover for him, and as we get up, just not that far down the road 68 degrees this morning in jerry's house, in blue bell , and that cloud cover out there 68 degrees and his comment is thin cloud cover out there, this is usually the kind that is with the sunshine and while i tend to agree we will not see, a ton of sunshine today, and finally, lets get to allen in delran, it is also 68 degrees there. what does he say, overcast,
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humid, bad beach day, for sure so if you are at the beach definitely maybe a day to take it inside, play a couple board games, with the family that kind of thing but overall we are watching for humidity and warmer temperatures to say the least to go with the overcast, dreary conditions, maybe a stray shower, isolated thunderstorm in the mix as well. we are seeing that this morning and it will be lasting throughout the day. at least those shower chances, spotty showers on our saturday here. temperature for the most part have helped steady, in the mid to high 60's to lower 70's across the area we have been staying in the zero seven's in delaware all morning long, wilmington, dover at 70. 72 degrees. sixty-eight in philadelphia. sixty-eight toward millville area the cool air in mount pocono 62 and looking shy of 70 degrees right now along the shore, in ac and in wildwood. those dew points are high, it is a muggy morning for us, it will remain, on the humid and
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muggy side as we go throughout the day-to-day and expect a little bit of fog out there to , while burning off slightly it will be cause something problems for us throughout the afternoon and not a ton of sunshine and it means that fog will not completely burn off. storm scan three showers and thunderstorms now moving into southwestern part of the new jersey. we will keep an eye on. that there is low pressure off to the west and this frontal system will track east, giving us a chance for some strong, maybe potentially severe weather as we head into early next week. future wet they are morning and in the early afternoon hours, again, scattered showers and thunderstorms, throughout the entirety of our day, and cloud cover out there through the entire saturday as well, and chances for rain will dip as we go through nighttime hours tonight. so that is good news for us. we will then see a few more showers earlier in the day on sunday up in the poconos and maybe even a little bit of sunshine break go through the cloud through south jersey on our sunday morning, that is
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good news as well. we will hopefully see a little bit of sunshine mixing with the cloud cover sunday afternoon here in the philadelphia area and a few spotty showers, maybe isolated rumble of thunder possible for sunday on fathers day as well but those chances much lower then what we have on our saturday. we are looking for our front to come in monday and monday night and that will be the one that we will keep an eye on, that cold front could bring some strong, to may be possiblely severe weather. eighty-six for our high temperature today. we are dealing with patchy fog developing again tonight with overnight low of 73. our humidity will be on the high side heading in to sunday morning. ninety for fathers day, hopefully sunshine breaks with spotty showers. a high of 90 on monday because in front of the cold front we will get compression heating so we will be backup in the high 80's to 90's with thunderstorms and then we will cool it back down in the 80's, jan for tuesday, wednesday and into the end of next week.
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>> pretty unsettled, thanks, we will get back to you later. still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning sizing up the competition, cars three races in the box office, meet voices behind the sequel when "eyewitness news"
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lightening mcqueen is back in cars three he is taking on a new generation of young, faster racers, we now hit the track for a preview. >> jackson storm. >> in a class of his own. >> latest model in pixar's cars franchise find lightening mcqueen at a career cross road >> he is winning races, and feeling, you know, pretty cocky, and then all of a sudden there is a new
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generation of racers that seemingly come out of no where and they are blowing by him, and it really kind of throws him into sort of a little bit of an crisis. >> hey, jackson storm, right. >> great race today. >> wow, thanks mr. mcqueen. you have no idea what a pleasure it is to finally be here. >> part of the new class of racers they call next generation racers, new guys on the track, they are faster, quicker, they are more technologically advanced and they have no sort of like heart, soul or love of the game. >> it is all about motivation mr. mcqueen, you can use neglect negative to push through to the positive. >> helping mcqueen on the road to the recovery following an accident is cruz ramirez a car with racing dreams of her own cruz story mirrors the actor. >> come from a little town of south texas, i wanted to do this all my life. a lot of people didn't understand it or make fun of me because ways in the little town and how could you ever
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end up on tv or do a movie. >> one reason storm and next generation is more efficient their ability to hold the racing line every single lap. >> reporter: carrie washington observes positive message under the hood of cars three. >> i think film business learning to experience teamwork with other people, learning to included people on your team that don't necessarily look like you or sound like you or have your life experience and if you join forces you can be champions. >> i decide when i'm done. >> reporter: in hollywood i'm rick damjella. >> good message there. >> coming up next on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" the cosby jury working through part of the weekend hear message the comedian is delivering to his fans. and president trump takes drastic changes to america's policy on cuba why he is making them and why some people are worried about it when "eyewitness news" continues this
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it is saturday june 17th, good morning, i'm january can carabao. meteorologist matt peterson is on the cbs-3 sky deck this morning with eyewitness weather, good saturday morning , matt, not the best type of way to start off the weekend if i do say so myself.
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i agree, if we have the weekend or we're working we want to have the sunshine, nice comfortable conditions and we're waking up to almost the complete opposite of that on this saturday. it is dreary, foggy, cloudy. it is not a lot of precipitation but we will be watching for spotty showers later this afternoon. we want to go down in the south jersey where we are seeing heaviest rainfall into cape may county north of cape may and just to the west of sea isle at this point. that is where we have more moderate rainfall and also north of there, just parts of the salem county getting some showers, no real thunderstorms , with this but again that moderate to at times maybe even areas of heavy rainfall to kick off the day in south jersey. be careful out there, if you have heavy rain. we have some fog, that is settled overtop of the region have the visability better but better for patchy dense areas, driving around this morning, low beams instead of high beams going slow or making sure we are safe on the area road. temperatures have been sitting
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in the 60's to 07 degrees, there is no difference right now. we are at zero seven in wilmington. sixty-nine in philadelphia. getting a look at your forecast for rest of the day, a pop up shower, thunderstorm here, 86. we will go 81 down at the shore. not the best beach day. seventy-five with showers and thunderstorm as well. seventy-five there. chance for stronger showers and thunderstorms as we end weekend moving in the early parts of the workweek we will break them down. >> that sky line behind you is just so glummy. it is 6:32. time to check road. lets go over to kyle hahn in the cbs-3 traffic center. >> hi there, thank you. we had a small crash this morning on the new jersey turnpike northbound side approaching i195 but that has cleared and all lanes opened to traffic. looking at travel times everything is looking good so far on the major interstates. decent drive on i-95, vine, blue route and turnpike as well's bridges in and out of the city. we are looking live at i-95,
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it is very easy going there, easy flow of traffic with no reports of any crashes or delays, in the area. in the cbs-3 traffic center i'm kyle hahn, jan, back to you. still dead locked a injury any bill cosby's sexual assault trial head back to court this morning, jurors have been deliberating now for more than 50 hours this week. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is live in norristown with the very latest, good morning, anita. >> reporter: good morning, jan that is right bill cosby's attorneys have been arguing for a mistrial after it is clear jurors could not reach a consensus but judge o'neill has made it clear even if he declared a mistrial bill cosby can still be retried and just cannot then argue double jeopardy. to the supporters. a and, with people, and the
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keep up the great support. >> reporter: for the first time since his sexual assault trial bill cosby spoke to press and supporters as they left the montgomery county courthouse late friday night his fate in the hand of the jury still dead locked after five grueling days of deliberations i want to thank the jury for their long days and their honest work. >> reporter: seven men, five women have spent more than 50 hours, deliberating, indicating several times to judge stephen o'neill that they could not reach consensus on any of the three counts of aggravated indecent assault. cosby's accused of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand in 2004 and then the director of operations for women's basketball team at temple university. >> we have just reached the 52nd hour and we're still waiting. >> reporter: cosby's spokesmen andrew wyat has says earlier in the week dead lock jury was a win for cosby team, but legal experts say judge
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o'neill tried tone sure integrity of the legal proceedings by explicitly asking cosby if he understood ramifications of a possible mistrial. >> the judge wants to be absolutely sure that bill cosby does not claim his lawyer didn't tell him that you can be retried if there is a mistrial. >> reporter: jury has so far asked 12 questions, including what is reasonable doubt. jurors are due back here in court at 9:00 this morning and will, of course, we will be here for all legal proceedings for now live from the montgomery county courthouse i'm anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> another big day, thanks, neat a. "eyewitness news" will be at the courthouse until the end of the bill cosby trial, once the jury reaches a decision we will bring it on air on cbs-3 and on line at cbs philly.com and on the cbs local app. two teens are feared dead after one tried to rescue the other on the beach in atlantic city. crews continued to search for two swimmers but as "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan tell us it is now
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considered a recovery effort. >> he is my sister's hero and my family hero. >> reporter: family of cle ea hand said it brings them some comfort to know her friend tried to save her. atlantic city teen and group of friend went in the ocean avenue life guard were off-duty thursday night. she was caught in the rip current so ramone quinn tried to rescue her, they both days period in the water and then never re-surfaced. >> he didn't to have jump in to try to save her but did he what he did out of the kind ness of his heart and i appreciate that and respect that. >> reporter: atlantic city officials say just before 6:30 they got a call for two missing swimmers near mlk boulevard, within two minutes officers who used to be life guard were in the water, but they never saw clea or ra moan >> they got sucked out and probably panic, and swallowed water. >> reporter: search lasted until 10:00 p.m. thursday and resumed as a recovery mission at dawn. family, friend held each other and cried as city officials
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updated media on the search hampered all day by fog. >> this is really the sad day since i have been in office for me personally. >> just two children who god has decided their time has come. >> reporter: atlantic city has dealt with several drownings after life guard left for the day, city officials say this highlights need for people to swim only on protect beaches. >> it is just not safe to swim >> atlantic city beach patrol typically shuts down until july 4th when they extend hours to 8:00 p.m. on select beaches but because of this incident they will continue hours until 8:00 at mlk boulevard, starting now. again, they urged everyone only swim, when life guard are on duty. in atlantic city, cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". developing overseas u.s. navy destroyer has collided with a merchant ship, off the coast of japan, seven sailors were missing. u.s. military officials, say that two crew members, including the captain, have been evacuated from the u.s.s.
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fitzgerald. aerial footage shows heavy damage to the mid right side, military officials say there has been some flooding there as well, navy, japanese coastguard are working to stabilize badly damage ship, the exact number of the injuries is still being determined. authorities continue to search for survivors, after the high rise fire in london that has now killed at lee 30 people. relatives of the dozens, still missing have blanketed the area with posters of their loved won and others leaving word of condolence near the scene. the greenfell to your housed 600 people in 120 apartments. london police are investigating whether foul play contributed to the fire. british prime minister teresa may visited a hospital where many survivors are being treated, afterward may announced six and a half million-dollar fund to help victims there. the package includes a guarantee to rehouse people as close as possible to where they previously lived. back here at home now president trump moved to
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reverse another obama era policy, he recently announced he will tighten travel and trade between the u.s. and cuba. cbs news correspondent mow e longi has full story from the white house. >> reporter: president trump touched down in miami on friday announce his revised policy toward cuba. >> i'm canceling the last administration's completely one sided, deal, with cuba. >> reporter: president is making good on a campaign promise, rolling back part of the obama administration's re engagement policy. changes include prohibiting transactions with businesses, controlled by cuban military including many hotels, and ban ning individual travel, meaning americans could only go to cuba with a tour group and holding the regime accountable for oppression, supporters say it puts burden to reform on the cuban government. >> the ball in your court now but you allow regular cubans, to open up hotels, to open up restaurants, to open up resorts and we will be able to
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deal with them. >> reporter: president challenge the castro regime to negotiate a better deal, proposed changes won't take effect for several more months cuba is just 90 miles, from the florida border and more began, after easing regulations many don't want that to change. >> people benefiting, greatly right now, from u.s. trial and they are incredibly concerned. >> reporter: women entrepreneurs in cuba wrote to the president's doubt are for help. >> please don't turn back the relations between cuba and the you had and it does help us anus cuban woman entrepreneurs >> reporter: republican senator jeff flake opposes plan and is calling for vote on legislation that would eliminate travel restriction toss cuba. mow lenghi for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". habitat for humanity and subaru is building a brighter future in camden. construction began on a brand new home for a local family there executives and employees and volunteers started on the
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job friday morning to date habitat for humanity has built 58 homes in camden county. philadelphia's home to several popular regatta races. now city is part of the brand new rowing series at boat house row announced formation of the schuylkill navy series that will consist of six events including the philadelphia youth regatta, one of the nation's largest one day regatta's, hosted annually in late july. still ahead right here on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this saturday morning, playground, to training grounds how a school in philadelphia became a learning environment for the great outdoors. plus a big buy out for a super market chain how much new owner is paying for whole food. heat is rising once again and possibility of rain, meteorologist, matt peterson is back with the weather forecast just a mina pro tip for fruit lovers: giant has unbelievable produce prices. so you'll never have to choose between your favorites.
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>> bunch of kid there with green thumbs. i love it. school yard focuses on four different learning labs, they include systems, energy, motion and habitat, and it was all made possible for a more than 1.5 million-dollar, fund raising effort, by city partner. >> good morning, we will have the day's headlines plus japan is a world's power, with a government, long dominated by men. but that might soon change. we will meet two women poised to break japan's glass ceiling and, plus these are anxious works of art unearthed
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during construction of rome's new subway line but they are not going far, we will show you how these art a facts, and feel a trip to the museum. >> and how music makes a movie , new documentary explores art and craft of composing some of hollywood's most memorable film scores. all that plus your eye opener, the dish and music from fleet fox's in our saturday session, that is just ahead on cbs this morning, saturday. >> looking forward to it, guys >> just about 14 minutes away, thank you. a non-profit organization, that helped homeless youth is finding success with a new music program, as cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio shows us the special beats are keeping kid, off of the street. >> edward pollard has never met a mike he was frayed of. >> have you ever been homeless , picked to the bone less. >> reporter: at 22, his word,
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and one of thousands of youth nationwide who counsel or slept on park benches with no place to go. >> first, and 13. >> and, the art of music. >> just a kid from southwest. >> i will use music as a way to open up dialogue. >> reporter: meet karl hill, aka, dj karl. >> he is brain behind, street beats, a program here at covenant house that uses music , as therapy. >> these are young adults that experienced all types of, forms of homelessness whether it is being kicked out, and,. >> using special software, and key game, and a drum machine paid for by independent blue cross foundation, dj karl, creates the beat. they helped youth share experiences artistically while coaching them. >> i challenge them to not accept being here in the
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shelter. >> reporter: pollard attributes part of the success to music sessions with dj karl >> stay now. >> reporter: use music to heel , learning that he can teach others as well. >> i can write songs that mean , that mean something like not just writing random lyrics >> showing the world his courage, via song in, germantown, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, we're waking up this morning across the delaware valley, dreary, conditions, for many others, including for our eyewitness weather watchers, up on this saturday morning, giving us an idea is what going on across the area, temperatures for the most part , mild, we're in the 60's to around 70 degrees this morning, and lets check with maryann in browns mills, 67, and cloudy for her, but she's saying that it is warm this morning, warmer and cloud are overhead and calm start to the day that is for sure, and, then we will go down to
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delores, as well, she's down in newark this morning at 70 degrees. it is warm but we are already starting to see, a little bit of light drizzle, falling in northern delaware as well. check out southern delaware down at the beach in rehoboth, it is a foggy, it is a dreary, it is just a overall, kind of miserable start to saturday, at the beach points, not just in delaware but as we head up the coast in south jersey as well, fog out there even though it is warm, muggy and not really nice morning beach weather. there have been a couple folks , moving down the boardwalk but overall, don't expect a whole lot of people and we will get up to, 86 degrees. we are on 83. we're comparable to where we should be for middle of june, as we get to july and august we will see that 86 today, close tore our average high we will get in the middle of july , average for july 17th is 87. by the time we get into august we are back down in the mid 80 's.
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we're where we need to be but, and, back today, sunday and then into monday, as well. temperatures, out there, we will be sitting in the mid to high 60's. and 69, and wildwood, zero seven's, and dover and that is the warm spot down into delaware, throughout the morning and that has not changed, at all, throughout our show here this morning. satellite and radar picture is an area of low pressure down into the mid planes out toward kansas city, warm front up to the north, and showers and thunderstorms attached to that low pressure and then eventually track east, and it will head north as it does, bringing a warm front through first and then we will be watching for warmer temperatures sunday and monday and while the front comes through on monday and tries to cool us down another impulse, shortwave out there, out toward rockies, that will come through as we head into wednesday, tuesday, quiet but another round of showers and thunderstorms on the way, right on the heels of that
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first one. our potent cold front is on the way, low travels north, brings with it a chance for some showers and thunderstorms on monday. the front will clear the state and clear the region as we head through monday night and into tuesday but what does this mean for us (it means high heat and hugh humidity over the weekend. again, warm front presidential through first, we will get a southerly flow as we go through sunday and monday and then as we get toward our monday and noon time frame that front will get closer, we will get compressional heat ago this air gets pushed together, and it heat up and so we will probably see 90 or so by the time we get in the early portions of the workweek on monday that front will sweep through on monday afternoon, showers and thunderstorms, some of them could be strong to severe. here is our severe threat from our storm prediction center, they are saying an enhanced risk for other day three outlook across the delaware valley, as we head closer to the shore points though we will get a little bit of a tapering off of that severe weather threat, because of the ocean does temper things, and that is good news for folks
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along the shore but we are still keeping an eye on our monday with that front, coming through, strong wind, potential, and heavy rain, fall, 86 degrees, dipping it down to 73, through the overnight hours, tonight and check it out 90 degrees on sunday and monday, and then a little bit cooler on the back side of the front but there is our impulse coming through after the cold front as well, wednesday another chance for a shower. >> heating it backup, thanks, matt. "eyewitness news" will be right back with a story of armed in motion, with help from the
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welcome back art in motion it is ideal behind a unique attraction at morris or game tum at philadelphia's chestnut hill neighborhood. our vittoria woodill, shows us
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how one day. >> and why not check out cool sculptures, and morris arboretum has 50 brand new sculptures putting wind to work. >> the sculptures are just so calming. >> look closely and we will see many blooming light flowers, so they feel at home in the garden. >> the won moving, and expanding out. as you said like a flower growing. >> reporter: susan crane marketing director for morris arboretum was blown away by these pieces of art on the west coast. >> and my husband and i saw them in santa fe, new mexico and decided that they would be the perfect, exhibit, for the morris arboretum. >> it took only three days, to set up, five groupings of these cooper, stainless steel wind charms budd there was a message to the motion and flow >> we worked with lime
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whittaker the artist to think about sight lines and where the wind would be, the most favorable for placement, and the groupings of them. he calls them wind farms. placing them in groupings really gives us a wonderful, sense of calm, and it is very mess more ice to go look at so many at won. >> these kind of sculptures adults can appreciate them from the standpoint of their artistic appeal, their aesthetic appeal and kid can just think that they are fun. >> 123. >> reporter: ryan and luke's mom billy joe says it gives her kid a sense of appreciation for nature and all that it can do. >> it gives them something else to look at, and to really be able to see the win, instead of feeling it. >> there is such a nice, refuge, from the busy world that everybody lives in. >> reporter: vittoria woodill for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> that is really cool. >> turf get out there and see it once weather clears a bit. >> i know it is not a wash out but you never know.
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>> it looks so nice, and sunshine, it is wonderful, unfortunately not the case today, it is dreary, foggy this morning, showers, pop up thunderstorm this afternoon at 86 and then it is better on fathers day a high of 90. >> keep your eye to the sky, thanks, matt. that is it for "eyewitness news" for now we may be signing off on tv but we are always on line cbs philly.com, cbs this morning saturday is next. have a great weekend.
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