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meteorologist, kite bilo found a cool spot but we will start with meteorologist kathy orr live on the sky deck. >> we have shade right here, jessica it is hot and humid and that heat will stick around, and typically when we see spring that is this warm, it means that we are in for quite a warm summer. that remains to be seen. but for the the near future we are in it and it is going to be here for a while. take a look at temperatures that made it into the 90's, it is 90-degree club in warrington bucks county. ninety-two. green lane looking at 91. pennington, new jersey 91. bethlehem 91. blue bell 90 degrees. in philadelphia we made it to 89. right now 87. eighty's throughout the region. cooler when we get close to the water. atlantic city airport. 79 degrees. sea breeze has made it 10 miles inland. poconos it is a warm 81. our storm scan three has a few storms popping up well ahead of the cold front and in the poconos you will see darkening skies but most of the activity will be through
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scranton and northward. tomorrow is a a different story, we do have a threat of severe weather, low risk that would be through lehigh valley poconos reading berks county lancaster berks county, and downpours and small hail. what about this evening. that is a different story. we have a breeze catching a break. meteorologist kate bilo is live in neighbors park in wissohickon a really nice place to cool off on a hot day, kate. >> this is a fantastic place kathy. i found out it was a local resident that moved here with kids and said there is in place for kid to play. this was his dream. he put it in motion. now two years later this is an awesome play ground right in the middle of wissohickon right around the neighborhood and everybody comes here. this is a gathering place on a summer afternoon. i changed my shirt because i cannot resist allow of running through these jets here, as neighbors park before i leave but before i do that we will take a look at the planner for
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rest of the evening. it is a a nice night. in full sunny want tell you it feels like well in the 90's. our temperature on the mobil weather lobbies 90.9. feels hotter then that. temperatures will drop from the 80's to the 07's throughout rest of the night and should stay quiet as kathy showed us most of the storms are off to the north and west. nice night out here. nice breeze. sun shining what do you think should i run through these. >> yes. >> all right, all right. hold mize microphone for me. >> wow. >> that works pretty good. >> it is freezing but it feels amazing. >> back to you in the studio. down load the and. and get and it is free, i tunes and google play.
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philadelphia police are investigating whether the same person is responsible for two different attacks on women. early yesterday a woman awoke to find a suspect, on rosewood street. and, chadwick street just back in march. syma chowdhry joins us now live from special victims with more on this, syma? >> well, chris police say sim laster to both attacks in south philadelphia, and women were targeted in the in middle of the night in their bedrooms in point breeze, both times there was no signs of forced entry and suspect wore a bright color gloves. >> ended up being brazen, bowl. >> reporter: sexual predator is targeted women in south philadelphia. late's tack happened monday morning on the 1800 block of rosewood street in point breeze. police say the 35 year-old victim awoke to a masked man in her bedroom.
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he demanded money and then sexually assaulted her. the attacker took cash, house keeps, victim's roommate id and fled with the car which is found only a few blocks away. because of the mask victim could in the describe her attacker but did say that he wore red orr range gloves. police believe that detail to a similar attack that happened on the 1700 block of chadwick street back in march but victim managed to fight off suspect. this sketch was made from that incident and now being used for both cases. each time the attack starts off as a robbery and turns violent. man does not the appear to be a weapon n both cases there was no forced entry. >> the occupants cannot say whether they locked doors or windows. >> reporter: crucial detail linking the two incident are red orr range gloves worn by at salient. because the attacks happened near one another. >> my guess would be that the individual may well be from within that neighborhood. >> the smith's have lived here
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for more than 40 years and they say neighbors are on high alert. >> it is a shame that the ladies were accosted by that. really sad. >> reporter: right now police can only describe the the suspects as a black man in his late 20's or early 30's, about 5 feet eight to 5 feet nine with a medium build wearing dark color clothing. those red orr range gloves. investigators are trying to find dna or fingerprints left at the home or the stolen car and if you have any information you are asked to cat police. we are live outside special victims unit, syma chowdhry for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a judge sentences a philadelphia a man who admitted strangling his wife in penny pack park, christopher murray will spend the next 20 to 40 years in prison. he pleaded guilty to strangling connie murray while she was walking in the park last august. murray cried in court today and apologized to his family. he originally reported his wife missing but later
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admitted to the crime after failing a police polygraph test. police are searching for a man who is believed to have taken up skirt photos of the shoppers a at a wegmans. the alleged incident happened at wegmans on bethlehem pike in montgomery township back in may on may ninth today police released surveillance photos of the suspect and they say a he ran from the store after woman confronted him and drove out of that parking rot in the minivan. more changes are coming to improved safety along a northeast corridor following deadly train derailment in philadelphia amtrak plans to install video cameras to monitor the engineers of the trains. "eyewitness news" investigative reporter walt hunter is live at 30th street station with the details walt. >> jessica, first of the year every passengers gaming an amtrak train here at 30th street anywhere else will know that every engineer and every cab will be under video surveillance amtrak's president and ceo, praise that
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had decision today however attorneys for victims of the deadly may 12th train crash had much different feelings about the the safety move. amtrak now says by years even, cameras will monitor all activities, in the engineers cabs of the trains. the railroad's president and ceo state nothing a press release in ward facing video cameras will improve safety and serve as a valuable investigative tool but the timing of the announcement two weeks after the deadly wreck of train 188 that killed eight and injured nearly 200 leaves attorney andrew duffy who represents victims asking why this safety improvement and others weren't made sooner. >> we're seeing that the thought process what can we do now to add safety elements after yet another tragedy. that is despicable. >> reporter: much of what happened in the cab of train 188 remains unknown two weeks after the crash including why the train suddenly accelerate
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todd 106 miles an hour, more than twice the 50-mile an hour speed limit on the frankford junction curve the ntsb says brandon bostian claims that he remembers nothing. in the the future cameras will capture everything that happened in the cabs, but duffy says that a had the cameras and other safety steps been taken sooner, the derailment most likely could have been prevented. >> far too little, far too late. it does not provide any comfort whatsoever to anybody who lost a loved one or to anybody who seriously injured in this traj difficult. >> reporter: as for riders of regional rail systems septa officials say that some of their bus and trolley drivers already are on camera but they have in plans to extend this to their regional rail engineers. new jersey transit, on the other hand, say they have been trying to get cab cameras in their trains for a very wrong time and they plan to continue with that effort. live at 30th street station i'm walt hunter, cbs-3
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"eyewitness news". be sure to stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the amtrak tragedy. as new details emerge we will bring them to you on tv and also on line at cbs two suspects are in custody after police pursuit end in south philadelphia. chopper three over 16th and ritner this morning. those suspects allegedly stole a truck in chester. chase ended when truck got in the minor crash with the car and then that is when the suspects tried to run. the both were quickly caught and eyewitness watched it all unfold. >> if the trooper has his dog out, he is chasing him up the street. he can see the kid but he will in the catch him physically but he is hottering at the kid stop i will shoot you soon. >> no one was injured. the world is, still morning loss of noble prize win are john nash. >> inspiration for the film a beautiful mind tied in the cab crash on the new jersey turnpike as did his wife. police say that neither was wearing a eat belt. >> still ahead tonight we will take a closer look at seat
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belt safety, "eyewitness news" goes inside a cab to find out how often riders buckle up, kathy. in weather it will stay steamy and warm across the delaware valley, hazy, hot and humid weather will prevail but you this will set off summertime storms we will track those with the seven day forecast. stressing the importance of early childhood education camden school leaders hit the streets and knock on doors we will tell you about the goal the district is setting leslie. phillies resume with the mets tonight and phillies gm ruben amaro angers fans by questioning their knowledge of the game, we will tell what you he said coming lappet inner sports.
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we are over the scene of the road bicon 422. i will step oath of the way to take this in. traveling on 422 eastbound it is causing major delays, this heat cause ago this road buckle. teams are already on the scene, to get this cleared out of the way. they are working on it, continuing to work on it. so far we have in the gotten
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any word when they will complete this project and as of right new only the right-hand shoulder is getting on by. what we're looking at now is obviously the delay the delay that this is causing and would i anticipate this to be out there for quite a while as chopper zooms in. here's what we are dealing w teams on the scene as they continue to work object it with the shoulder getting by. volleys huge. if you can wait it out i would suggest do you. that stay with us here on cbs-3 and we will keep you updated. as we continue we will take you over to i-95 over area of cottman avenue where construction definitely is narrowing roadway as it has been for quite sometime but rush hour is making things slower. you have sun glare out there. so heading to and from center city philadelphia on i-95 is slow and volume in the usual spots in delaware county. keep in mind westbound side of the schuylkill will be closed tonight between 9:00 and 5:00 due to construction. chris? >> vittoria, thanks very much. funeral services for noble prize winner john nash and his wife will be closed to the
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public. couple was killed on saturday, after the taxi in which they were riding in crashed along the the new jersey turnpike. police say that the nash a's were not wearing seat belts the taxi driver suffer non-life threatening injuries and the crash remains under investigation. seat belt safety is on the mind of many following that crash but how many of us do buckle up when we hailed a cab? "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is in center city with a closer look. >> reporter: as we watched the typical cab rider at 30th street station grab for handles where they were headed and then. >> unaudible. >> did you wear a seat belt in your cab. >> no, i didn't. >> reporter: a dozen or so departure that is we watched only two reached for their seat belts. >> especially college students they don't want to put on seat belts. >> reporter: is malice a veteran cabdriver. >> twenty years now. >> reporter: he says his asks his back seat riders to buckle up but they are not required
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to. >> a lot of people don't put on seat belt but they know it goodies but they don't want to put it on. >> reporter: new jersey and delaware law requires everyone inside a vehicle to wear their seat belt at all times but in pennsylvania that law only applies to children and those riding in the front seat. john nash and his wife were not wearing seat belt when they were thrown from the cab and killed saturday on the new jersey turnpike. about you if they had been stopped earlier by police the couple and driver could have been ticketed. >> we are not seeing everybody put on seat belt here. >> i tell drivers to buckle up, stay safe. >> reporter: do you think you will put your seat belt on in this cab. >> absolutely. we didn't see him buckle up. these riders may in the break any laws but they could risk their own lives. reporting from center city, alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". camden city school officials are making last push to race for district. the the superintendent and staff went door to door to talk to families about the important answer of registering their three and four year-old for that
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preprogram. last year the district saw a 20 percent increase in enrollment. >> early start is really critical for our children. earlier we can get our students in a nurturing learning environment more likely they are to be suggest successful. it is a three step foundation. >> reporter: district's goal, 100 percent of prek seats filled and today they were at 60 percent. white house is set for philadelphia's big welcome america concert. >> show stars three musical acts including the hometown favorite the roots. they will serve as the house band once again this year. also taking the stage on the parkway this fourth of july r and b singer miguel and jennifer nettles from the super group sugar land. you can go to our web site at cbs for welcome america festivities that lead up to that big concert. of course, fourth of july on the week then year a lot of fun. >> it will feel like how it feels right now outside. >> yes exactly.
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watch, it will be cold. >> no, there is no chance of that typically when we have a hot may a hot june, it means a hot summer. i think that is what we are in for. well below average in rainfall. well above normal in temperatures. we will roll out the even of the month in the the same way. take a look outside where it is pleasant, more pleasant down the shore where we have a sea breeze, may even need a sweat shirt tonight and that is in sharp contrast to the city, where temperatures were approaching 90 degrees today. our live neighborhood network takes us to the palmyra cove looking off the delaware center city philadelphia, the haze and humidity, 85 degrees, is the temperature and wind out of the west. beach patrol headquarters in margate looking good today folks on the beach earlier right now more of a blue sky with temperatures in the 60's there the as we take it down through the boardwalk plaza and rehoboth beach delaware lots of blue sky. temperatures 71 degrees. wind south/south east keeping
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it cool, wind at 8 miles an hour. temperature wise it was a warm sticky day it is still a warm sticky evening. eighty-seven in allentown and philadelphia will mink ton at 83. eighty-one in the poconos. and down the shore a sea breeze down to the south barnegat light 65. sixty-seven in ocean city and avalon. ocean water temperature in the 50's, and upwelling event is going on when we have those strong southeasterly wind from the land and it actually pulse that warmer ocean what the's way from the beach and that colder water comes up from the bottom. it is going to be cold as far as ocean water is concern right through the end of the week. don't expect a warm up until the weekend. on storm scan three we have a few spotty showers that are well to the north of us, and you can see this comma shaped signature on the radar a of precipitation. that is a signature perfect textbook example of the strong area of lose pressure. severe weather with heavy rain through the the south and all this moving east but heat and humidity ahead of it will be
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with us again tomorrow. a few scattered showers and storms popping up, tomorrow especially in the afternoon. at 7:00 a.m. we could see spotty showers but in the the heat of the day after 3:00 o'clock, some scattered showers and thunderstorms and by five or 6:00 o'clock, right through i-95 corridor even a few during the evening and then they could fire up again thursday afternoon especially through south jersey and then that front finally clears the delaware valley. you can see wednesday afternoon and evening localized downpours a possibility of hail and some gusty wind in these storms. humidity is going to be quite high for the next couple of days and then by the time we will make it to the weekend we should be seeing some relief by sunday. overnight tonight, the the temperatures 69 degrees, during the day tomorrow, high of 88. and then on the exclusive eyewitness weather seven day forecast and shore cast 87 thursday. better friday, steamy saturday sunday 81. june begins on monday, ape look at what happens it is much more comfortable.
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the fightins try to regain their stride in queens. >> yes, it is fortunate for them because the the mets are very good the at home. game two between phillies and mets jerome williams on the mound for phillies, taking over jacob who has done very good, with a 1.73 era. big news phillies general manager reuben amaro who let's face it not the most popular guy in town, angered some fans have after they said they don't understand the game. he was asked about how fast fill boys bring up last years number one pick aaron nola and how some fans with like him to be promoted now. ruben said they don't understand the process.
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there is a process. they blank and complain because they don't have a plan. is there a plan in place and we are sticking with the plan. we cannot do what is best for the fan, we have to do is what best for the organization, so the fan can reap the benefit of it later on. well, this morning he then clarified his comments. >> when i say the fan it is not all of them. there is a lot of knowledgeable fans. there are those loud my nor of fans that believe that we should be doing x y or z and we have to do our work based object what is important and what we feel is right by the organization as a whole. >> eagles spent their first ot a at novacare complex. everyone attended except evan mathis who wants a new deal or new location and chip kelly says there is no takers. he will talk to the media at this point. one hundred philadelphia students got to learn skills and practice drills with the the philadelphia union down at
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ppl park today. that free soccer clinic offered students, training advice while running them into different activity stations. sixers off in the community as part of the teams healthy future initialtive. players held basketball clinics a at three areas. that program was lawn inched 2013 prevents childhood obesity and improve overall wellness. we will be right back with more news. you tell us what you want to pay and we help find options to fit your budget. nah, nah, insurance, nah, nah, nah, discount. my name's flo, you want to go out with me? no. uh-huh-huh!
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thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on the cw philly and back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. "cbs evening news" is next. they have the latest on the flooding in texas where three people have died so far and serious warning from the world health organization, scott pelley reports from the new york, "cbs evening news".
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>> pelley: swept away. more than a dozen are missing in texas floodwaters and more rain is on the way. also tonight the movie theater massacre. james holmes' notebook reveals that he had been dreaming about mass killings for years. in the battle against isis, u.s. pilots have a vision problem -- no eyes on the ground. and tonight our salute to the class of '15. >> as i like to tell the "c" students, you too can be president. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: tonighted fromwaters are rising in the southern planes -- plains and the search continues for people who have been swept away. the water in parts of texas


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