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we are still dealing with flood advisers for parts of bucks county, the southern lehigh valley that's from those previous thunderstorms that dropped an inch to 2-inches of rape very quickly so some of smaller streams and creeks could be on the rise the next few hours. overnight again watch out for more showers possible thunderstorms could lead to strong damaging wind gusts but heff vo rainfall watch for ponding the road and frequent lightning much these showers and storms will continue into the start of the work week. we'll have more on that in the full forecast in a few more minutes. natasha, back to you. >> thank you very much, justin. a neighborhood in west philadelphia meantime is dealing with the aftermath of a massive water main break as millions of gallons of water turned roads into rivers and opened a gaping hole in the street. this happened here at the intersection of 52nd and west minster avenue. "eyewitness news" reporter matt rivers has more. >> reporter: water poured into the street and into cars, and homes just before dawn sunday. somewhere between eight to 10 million gallons flooded 52nd street startling those
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asleep on the block much. >> it's crazy. i couldn't get my thoughts together when i woke up much it's crazy. i couldn't believe it. >> tiara simpson was asleep in her basement bedroom as the water poured she was forced out simpson one over dozen residents forceed to evacuate the water rose. >> i'm 64 years old and i ain't never seen nothing like this. >> reporter: no one was injured in the flooding as fire crews went door to door to make sure people were safe. immediate safety concerns taken care of, water department crews got to work shutting off the water around 8:00 a.m. it was too late to save this car car. >> i haven't really grasped it yet. i'm trying not to look it. >> taliya simpson owns that car. she got here from georgia on saturday. >> the engine was on. lights went out. my trunk went open. i have family pictures i was bringing from georgia and all of that is gone. >> reporter: the water around 9:00 a.m. the damage still very much there. there you can see how that hole
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from this mornings water main break looks right now. crews out here say this portion of 52nd street to 500 block will remain closed until that hole can be patched up bike so many other water mains in the city of philadelphia, this particular pipe was very old and in fact it was laid by city crews all the way back in 1885. we're in west philadelphia, matt rivers, cbs3 "eyewitness news". also deadly floods sweep through the country georgia leaving 12 people dead and washing away enclose insures of a city zoo as well. the waters unleashed dangerous animals around the georgian capital. wolves bears big cats even a hippo. zoo officials say around 300 animals escaped and it's still not clear just how many may still be on the loose. georgia has mobilized its special forces and warned residents to stay indoors. a community in upstate new york remains on edge as two escaped prisoner romaine on the
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loose. law enforcement officials are trying all kinds of things to search for these prisoners including the use of drones to scower the area. officials continue to focus on rural places around the prison. cbs news correspondent don champion has more from new york. >> reporter: hundreds of law enforcement officers searched from above and on the ground in upstate new york sunday for prison escapes david sweat and are you char matt. they've been on the run for more than week. motion detectors and cameras have also been set up in the search area. new york governor andrew cuomo says the men could be anywhere. >> we don't know if they are still in the immediate area or if they are in mexico by now. >> reporter: for residents who live in the rural area the heavy police presence is comforting yet unnerving. >> i've been around the area my whole life and nothing has ever been like this before. >> reporter: marne 800 state and federal officers are here on the ground working 12 hour shifts a day. some are positioned at
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checkpoints like this. most are actively taking part in the search. the clinton county prosecutor says joyce mitchell was supposed to pick the two up at the power plant near the clinton correctional facility then drive them seven hours away. but they would not tell her the location. >> if an employee was facilitate facilitating or an accomplice to this escape they will be fully prosecuted. >> reporter: as people try to go on with their lives many can't help but wonder if danger is still lurking nearby. don champion cbs3 "eyewitness news". well philadelphia police meantime are investigate a deadly shooting in harrowgate. officers responded to the 1800 block of east thayer street around 4:00 o'clock this morning morning. they found a 22-year-old man face down on the road suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. medic pronounceed him dead at the scene and investigators have not yet named a suspect in this case
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case. also, a local animal rescue group has offered reward as they look for the person who torched a puppy and left her for dead in the philadelphia park. this video here was posted to facebook by little lowes promise a group out of south jersey. it shows the pup who they've named nanny taking her first steps since she was found in tacony park last tuesday. she's emaciateed very weak as you can see but she was much worse shape when she was brought to little lowes promise. the group has asked anyone who might know who owned this dog to please contact them or police right away. a minor accident near 95. it turned into a police chase early this evening. pennsylvania state police were in the area and followed the vehicle as it left the scene. the chase ended in the holmesburg second of the stow when the vehicle took a turn too fast. and crashed into a fence. the driver got out of the car and led police on a brief foot chase before he was stunned with a taser and taken into custody.
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and several homes are damaged after a fire rips through a townhouse complex in the park wood section of northeast philly. "eyewitness news" at the 3500 block of woodhaven road about 4:00 o'clock today. officials say the fire started in nearby bush bushes. that's right still determining whether it was an accident or intentional. one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion. it's been 50 years since dozens of protesters marched to independence hall for gay rights and today it's a celebration of the progress made in lgbt acceptance. "eyewitness news" reporter steve patterson has more now from philadelphia's gay pride parade and festival. >> reporter: it may be loud, it may be colorful, it may be a times flamboyant but the philadelphia pride festival is more than just a party. it's a celebration of civil rights. >> we've come a long way. >> reporter: this year mark the 50th anniversary when dozens marked on independence mall for one of the first gay
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rights protests. tom knew what that moment meant then and what it means now. >> just accepting but being -- being who people are feeling comfortable with who people are. >> reporter: he says that led to this, young people out and comfortable. >> it's becoming so normalized that it's not even like considered, you know, that there's a difference because really there isn't. >> reporter: for those reasons, governor tom wolf says it was important to be there on sunday as a shoeff acceptance. >> this is about justice. it's about equity. you have to stand up for those things. >> reporter: for a marker on how much progress this civil rights struggle has made many points governor, historic confirmation of the first transgender position general in the state of pennsylvania. we spoke to dr. levine about what she means to the people of pennsylvania. >> if you want any example of how much progress we've made that would be it. >> dr. rachel levine confirmed days ago to one of the highest
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positions in the state. >> i am so pleased to be a role model and a mentor to individuals in the lgbt community and it's very special to me. >> reporter: progress towards normal. from penn's landing, steve patterson, cbs3 "eyewitness news". well, it is flag day today in philadelphia was the place to be to celebrate. on this day in 1777 the first american flag was adopted. at the betsy ross house home of the first zone flag crowds gathered for a special flag raising ceremony. other patriotic events were held throughout old city for the stripes and stars festival. today is also the u.s. army's 240th birthday. and honor of flag day two world war ii veterans are recognized. a one hun 01-year-old sergeant and a 92-year-old veterans received honors for their service decades earlier. local officials honor the two men during ceremony in northeast philadelphia.
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more than 50 veterans from world war ii to iraq were present today for flag day ceremonies. >> ♪ >> hillary clinton stakes shot at the president. what clinton said today about the commander in chief as she ramps up her campaign for the white house. plus new developments to night in the story of a civil rights leader accused of faking her race. justin? >> stormy sunday across the delaware valley but get ready for more showers and storms for the work week. i'll let you know what to expect when "eyewitness
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president obama is trying to revive a trade bill that was defeated in the house on friday. the challenge will be convinces member members of his own party. cbs news correspondent julianna goldman has more. >> reporter: hillary clinton told an iowa crowd that president obama should defer to members of his own party who have blocked his trade agenda. >> in order to get a deal that meets these high standards the president should listen to and
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work with his allies in congress starting with nancy pelosi. >> reporter: fight over the 12 nation transpacific partnership created strange coalitions with the president business groups and republicans like congressman paul ryan all aligned. >> republicans have delivered the question the democrats going to do this to their president? >> reporter: debate is especially heated heading into an election year because the progressive groups that traditionally support democrats argue that expanding trade and opening much s marks promotes income and equality and costs american jobs. >> i would hope very much that secretary clinton will side with every union in this country virtually every environmental group, emery will hes? groups and say that this tpp policy is a disaster. >> reporter: clinton come under fire from republicans and democratic rivals like senator berne 93 sanders for not taking a definitive stance on the trade agreement that she helped negotiate while secretary of
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state. but on sunday she distanced herself from president obama. >> no president would be a tougher negotiator on behalf of american workers either with our trading partners or republicans on capitol hill than i would would be. >> reporter: -- >> that was julianna goldman reporting. lawmakers will be back to work tomorrow in washington. also republican jeb bush took to twitter today to reveal his campaign low logo. jeb 2016 with an exclamation point. bush is expected to announce his candidacy tomorrow in miami. now, there was a protest this afternoon outside the home of new jersey senate president steven sweeney. members of the new jersey second amendment society and the family of carol bone were pro testifying because they say sweeney is against people in new jersey carrying a concealed weapons and laws that could have
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saved her life. she was fatally stabbed earlier this month by her ex-boyfriend. she a restraining order against him at the time and had recently sought a gun permit. naacp meeting scheduled tomorrow in spokane washington has been postponed. rachel dolezal was going to add doctor the controversy but postponed it today. it this doesn't sit with well with member johnson organizing a peaceful demonstration tomorrow. >> i fine out that she you have not been completely honest with me and and you lied just to get close to me? yes i feel be trade. couldn't to sweep all this under the rug without an apology. without an acknowledgment that people were hurt. >> johnson started online petition calling for dolezal month take a leave of absence. it's gotten nearly 250
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signatures in the last two days. a small space probe that was lost after it landed on a comet months ago has re-emergeed. late last night the comet lander called physical lay sent a message from space to the european space agency. mission scientists have been trying to pinpoint its location since november. it disappeared after a device meant to anchor the lander to the comet failed. but scientists now report that filet is on the surface and ready for operation. it is the first spacecraft to ever land on a comet. jurassic world is now the king of the box office after a record setting opening weekend . the fourth film in the jurassic park series became the highest global opener of all time earning an amazeing $511.8 million in its first days in theaters. it is also the second highest
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domestic opening of all final. it made $204.6 million in the us. the movie spy finish distant second followed by san andreas insidious chapter three and pitch perfect two rounds out the top five. all right. justin, you're busy there tracking a stormy sunday night for us. >> yeah. catching a little break now but more showers and storms off to the west that. will come through overnight. you may get woken up overnight with rumbling across parts of the delaware valley and also impacting the start of the morning commute. and it certainly muggy outside right now. probably want to have the windows closed that. have air-conditioning running right now. we take a live look at the ben franklin bridge. still overcast skies. and we're keeping it dry right now in center city but off to the west, tracking another heavy cluster of some showers and thunderstorms check it out over southwestern pennsylvania a lot of lightning strikes now just south and east of pittsburgh this hour really running right along the turnpike so it will be rough travel headed west through
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the overnight hours. all right. there you go. we're in the break right now. but give eight couple more hours. we'll get the rain in here and pockets of heavy rain a lot of humidity out there that's really helping to fuel these heavy downpours. now these are radar estimates of the rainfall. areas in darker green and yellow one to 2-inches of rain if you check it out oy cross southern lehigh valley and delaware those spots did see minor flooding in some of the smaller streams and creek. watch out for flood potential again in these spots if they see heavy rainfall overnight. be aware of that small streams and creeks the first to go and even a flash flood watch remains in effect for the poconos. temperatures this week, certainly on the warm side. final week of the spring season we're above average. we'll top off in the low 90s on tuesday much that's where we peak. average high is 83 but stays above average all week. we get a little break for the middle of the week wednesday and thursday. if you don't like the humidity just wait till wednesday. it's muggy outside right now very warm. low and mid 70s. and really no relief anywhere across the northeast and mid
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atlantic. everybody sitting in that humid air mass and we look at the dew point temperatures. this a tropical air mass when you have these numbers in the 70s. if we're in the 50's that's when it's comfortable. not even close. that humidity stays high over the next couple of days. how is it going to feel? tomorrow, tuesday pretty much at the oppressive stage. wednesday that's the day where it actually feels pleasant. brief, though, about one day and we're back up to some humid conditions by the end of the week. warm front has moved on through. it's hot and humid once again for your monday. watch out for scattered afternoon showers and storms again. tuesday we start off dry. another front moves in from the west this will bring late day showers and storms very hot and humid high temperatures around 90 degrees maybe hotter than that and when you factor in the humidity it may feel like mid and upper 90s. wednesday the front will move on through. we get nice north wind coming out of canada that dries the air mass out pushing out the humidity. comfortable temperatures in the mid 80s. now tomorrow pretty much the entire delaware valley will be under a slight risk for severe
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thunderstorms. that's the second risk level on the scale. the exception will be the immediate coastline watch out for heavy rain gusty winds 60 miles per hour and potential for small hail if some of these storms do develop. but here we go overnight 2am the clusters of showers and storms move on through and they may linger into the first half of the morning commute this is 6am especially east of the city tomorrow watch out for heavy rainfall into the afternoon spotty showers and thunderstorms start to pop up and then same deal again on tuesday as that cold front moves through. so it stays muggy overnight another round of showers and storms after midnight low of around 71 degrees for center city. hot and humid tomorrow partly sunny afternoon showers and storms up around 88 degrees for the high temperature. not much relief at the shore it will be breezy but temperatures in the lower 80s. watch out for late day scattered shower or thunderstorm. winds up around 20 miles an hour. here the extended forecast tuesday is the hottest day of the week. hot and humid 90 degrees. wednesday less humid 86 but stays warm through the end of the week again shower and storms
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cans chances monday, tuesday thursday and possibly again on saturday. so final week of spring, feeling like summer. >> when does summer start again officially. >> sunday. 21st. >> i will make note. >> even though we can feel it already. thank you justin. >> lesley has sports highlights. >> how about these nba, andre iguodala playing out of his mine mine. instead of curry and lebron putting on a show. who took the three-two lead in the series. phillies wasting another great effort from cole hamels. we'll have sports coming up
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>> lesley phillies still trying to get a win. they're trying. >> how can i sugar coat it? >> the road trip they've been has been brutal. six straight losses after today's game in pittsburgh. cole hamels through seven innings of shut out ball. 12 strike outs and once again got a no decision the phillies were held to six hits. the game went into extra innings
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innings. justin papelbon on the mound. two outs. >> air males the throw and the pirates got an extra out. next batter, josh harrison singles to center. that game over. the pirates sweep out the phils one to zero the final. next up a two game set in baltimore. and we have game five of the inform ba finals. one team looking to take a three-two series lead. to the fourth quarter -- oops. we don't have this one. there we go. game 5nba fines cavs down by two. lebron james nails the three. lebron with another triple done double. 40 points, 14 boards, 11 assist. not enough. mvp steph curry on fire scoring 37 points. the warriors one win away from their first championship in 40 years. 100-none the final. game six tuesday night in cleveland. coming up next in the sports zone how will chip kelly's decision to cut pro bowler evan mathis affect the offensive line. will joel embiid be rete ready
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for training camp. >> we have mark farzetta joining me in a few minutes. we'll
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it was a battle of the best in south philadelphia this afternoon. "eyewitness news" at stadium complex for the fifth annual burger brawl. hmm. 60 restaurants cooked up their best burgers for more than 5,000 attendees. the event is for a great cause raising money to help increase literacy for philadelphia school children. >> it's great for the city. benefits the school district and it's great for the people to come out here and enjoy great day. it's a little warm. serve having a good time. put on here in the parking lot outside xfinity life. >> in the past four years the burger brawl has raised more than $500,000 for literacy programs in the city's public schools. this year' judges take for best burger village whiskey and the blue duck won the people's choice. have a good night, everyone. take care.
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"jurassic world" is made in hollywood. >> chris pratt and bryce dallas howard star in the latest installment of the franchise. >> i am used to shed this is goofiness that i have in real life. i am kind i've big goof ball. >> the coming of age story "dope" is full of adventure comedy, drama and '90s hip hop. >> reading this script is what it's like looking at the move foy me. we really brought that to life. >> i got a chance to speak with john cusack for the movie "live life and"love& mercy" we talked about his portrayal of the ledge legendary leader of the beach boys brian wilson. >> it's what happened to brian wilson. >> we'll look at the sundance grand prize winner "me and earl and the dying girl." >> hay, i am chris pratt. >> i am john skew zook,. >> i am elizabeth bank and you are watching "made in hollywood." >> "made in hollywood." >> you are watching "made in hollywood." ♪ made in hollywood ♪ ♪ ♪
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hi, everyone, welcome to the show. i am patrick. >> and is a am kiley. in order to stagnant assistance did he cite i new dinosaur in "jurassic world." >> great plan, rights? >> hi, i am bryce dallas howard you are watching "made in hollywood." and i would like to introduce a clip from my new film "jurassic world." >> every time we have unveiled a new attraction attendance has spiked. >> that was awesome. >> corporate felt gentleman met i can modification would up the wow factor. >> they are dinosaurs wow enough. >> when shoot this is film. >> yes. >> dealing with these dinosaurs now, my understanding that it's just like a metal pole with a tennis ball on it? >> essentially what that does is creates what's called other eye line which is something that all actors can focus on so -- because there is nothing there we need to make sure we are all
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looking at the same thing. >> light bulb on a stick. huge metal pole. >> sometimes the grip holding a tennis ball or piece of tape or something, but no dinosaurs. >> that's what they do. you are following them around? >> we can do either. >> there were a lot of different things on set that helped us to imagine the dinosaurs. first and foremost, colin the cowriter and director of this film insured that the majority of the sets were built. >> in this film we had them in the jungle and we had -- we built this theme park. we built that set. so they they were there and able to have a sense of environment in place. and also relationships with each other that allowed them to build characters that that that hopefully people will love. >> cut, that was really good. >> ultimately there were a lot of moments where we were looking at nothing and it was supposed to be a dinosaur but i think because of all the other elements and tools that colin had given us being we didn't really feel it. there wa

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