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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> well developing right now on "eyewitness news", at noon, horrific crash on busy new jersey highway, police say a 50-pound dumbbell smashed through the windshield of an s.u.v. injuring the elderly driver behind the wheel. the frightening scene unfolded on the new jersey turnpike during the morning rush. good afternoon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. authorities trying to figure out where that 50-pound weight
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came from. "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden live at crozer chester medical center in upland where the injured driver was air lifted for treatment. joe, good afternoon. >> reporter: rahel, jim, good afternoon, there are so many questions surrounding this incident. new jersey state police are actively investigating our assignment desk just spoke with them few moments ago, and they are still trying to find out and piece together how all of this did come together. now, here is what we know. take a look at the smashed out win shield of the black suv on the streets. trooper say the driver lost control new jersey turnpike, came to rest crashing into those wooded areas there, after police say a dumbbell smashed right through the win shield. we're told the driver, 757 year old man, was hit by the dumbbell, 50 pounds in weight, and was seriously hurt. a female passenger was in the suv at the time and was not injured. the incident happened in old man township salem county around mile marker 6.6 in this
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turnpike southbound lanes. special questions for investigators of course, is where did this weight come from? troopers aren't shedding much light on possible answers but from chopper three, we can make out an overpass that crosses the turnpike, this suv would have just passed under that bridge, and then we see on the roadway, where it did lead to the turnpike. now again, no officials comment from investigators as to where this crash investigation does stand though that 75 year old man who was hurt in the drivers seat of the suv right now is being treated at crozer-chester medical center behind me, of course stay with cbs-3 "eyewitness news", for the latest on this developing story. live in upland, joe joe holden, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> joe, thank you. work remembers back on the scene of yesterday's huge water main break in fishtown, and they still have a lot of work to do. our anita oh, live where residents are without power, in some cases without cars. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon,
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rahel. that's right, this is more like a massive crater. take a look at the damage here. there is not much left of this street. this is a massive sinkhole, that started with a 6-inch water main break, they put up barricades, to make sure the neighbors here are protected as they walk along the sidewalk here, what they are doing, capping off the sides of the water main that are still salvageable, where the water main that broke is out of the grounds now. they'll have to inspect the sewer expected to happen tomorrow, but, workers here, who have been at it all day yesterday, and continue today, say there is still a long road ahead. >> the street ate my car. >> those are not words melissa banks ever thought she would say, around 9:00 sunday morning that's exactly what happened when sinkhole swallowed up her car and one other. >> i heard something that sounded like a bucket of a back hoe hitting the ground. i looked out front and my car was completely in a hole. >> it started with a 6-inch water main break on the 2300 block of east boston street in fishtown, which then gave way to this massive sinkhole.
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>> as walking down the street, that little kia, no long area kia, just fell right into the street. opened the door, heard a lot of commotion, then looked down the street, my car was halfway in the sinkhole. >> after hours of work, crews were able to pull the two cars out. but what's left behind is more like a crater. >> the total lost, possibly 40 feet by 50 feet, gone under the street. >> philadelphia water department spokesman, john did i jewel yo, says because this block is structurally undermined, long road ahead to fix it. >> it will not be an easy process. >> even though losing his car is not the best outcome, hena daniels is staying positive. >> kind of disbelief. at least it wasn't our house. >> at least somebody got hurt, you know, just a car. >> a lot of neighbors here staying positive again, taking live look at the damage here, more like a crater, thanks to this water main break, and a sinkhole. i also want to mention that fire that you see keeping workers here warm who have been here for more than 12 hours yesterday, and will
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continue throughout the day today, we do know that this entire block still does not have power or water. they're hoping to get the water back on for just a few customers, when they tap off the sides of the water main that are still salvageable. this does affect about 15 customers who will be without power or water for perhaps several more days. that's the latest here in fishtown, anita o cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you, anita for the update. meanwhile the region bundles up for another day of the arctic blast. there is a warming end in site. it is right around the corner. meteorologist, katie fehlinger, live on the bitterly cold cbs-3 skydeck with that information. >> indeed it is, absolutely. yes, thankfully, though, jim, not quite as windy as yesterday had been. you do have more sunshine than anything, at the moment, over head. we sort of seen intermittent clouds, sunshine, it will be here the rays of the day. cold overriding headline on this day, eventually are going to as you mention see nice warming trends. and it is a nice one.
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let's start things off though with very quick check, just where we came from, it was a really frigid start folks. it is the coldest temperature we reported since valentine day, interestingly enough of this year. but 12 was where we bottomed out this morning, happened around 5:00 this morning, 20 the best we can muster up right now. and we are expecting to eventually hit maybe 28 degrees or so. but, you know, with that low sun angle, again some clouds, here and, there high up in the atmosphere it, will limit the warm that can take place certainly. with just this kind of cold that's in place, you will not get too much more movement on the thermometer. sun, clouds, expectation everywhere for the rest of the day. stays dry. don't have to worry about any additional precipitation. that's something else that will change with time. so along with the warming trends, comes some wet weather to tell you about, including ice, and we will get to all of the timing on that later on, guys. >> little bit of everything, thank you, katie. manhunt underway for suspect wanted in a shooting in orlando of a bliss officer. orlando police officer, shot
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master sergeant debra clayton multiple times, local wal-mart, around 7:15 this morning. authorities say that a deputy sheriff was also killed in a motorcycle crash while pursuing lloyd. lloyd is wanted in connection with the playing of his pregnant ex-girlfriend. >> charges against the us army veteran accused of killing five people friday in the fort lauderdale airport could carry the death penalty. craig boswell is there when the suspect appears in court. >> esteban santiago taken to court this morning, faces federal judge for the first time since friday's shooting rampage in the fort lauderdale airport. dramatic video, from "tmz", apparently captures the moment the suspect pulled out his gun and opened fire. it is not known how "tmz" obtained the video. santiago told investigators he stopped shooting only when he ran out of ammunition. >> he just kept randomly shooting anyone, he did not select anyone, did he not target anyone. he walked that path, you got shot. >> santiago has gun what's expected to be a lengthy
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journey from the federal courtesies tell. the court will eventually have to decide if the decorated iraq war veteran is mentally competent to stand trial. last november, santiago told f.b.i. agents, alaska, us intelligence was controlling his mind and that he was being forced to watch isis videos. >> people like this shouldn't have firearms, period. >> federal agents, confiscated santiago's guns, but returned it a month later. it is the same weapon used in the airport massacre. craig boswell, cbs news, fort lauderdale, florida. >> it will be busy week, as congress begins the confirmation process for president-elect trump's cabinet nominees. michelle is on capital hill with the details. >> reporter: senator mitch mcconnell showed up at trump tower for meetings monday morning ahead of senate confirmation hearings for trump cabinet choices. first tomorrow morning, with jeff sessions up for attorney general, and general john kelly, nominated for secretary of homeland security.
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that follows by another five hearings wednesday, and four more on thursday. the head of the government ethics office wrote a letter to democratic leaders saying the agency still hasn't completed its reviews of the nominees. left some of the nominees with potentially unknown or unresolved ethics issues, shortly before their scheduled hearings. but senator mitch mcconnell says the concerns are over blown. >> we confirmed seven cabinet appointments, today president obama was sworn in. >> meanwhile trump administration officials are now conceding us intelligence agency report are correct. russia was behind the election hacking of democratic emails, trump's incoming chief of staff says the us sanctions against russia were politics. >> clearly politically motivated to discredit the victory of president-elect trump. >> monday morning russia said the hacking claims are nothing but a witch hunt, and the kremlin says it will work with the trump administration after
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the inauguration, to set up a meeting with the two leaders. cbs news, capitol hill. >> welcoming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> fashion choices at last night's golden globes, ahead a live report on los angeles, the clothe being, the winners and the s
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eagles have fired wide receiver coach greg lewis after one season. the team struggled at the wide receivers position throughout the season, worse in the league with just 16 receiving touchdowns, you may remember, the team benched nelson agholor in week 12 for his struggles on the field. we'll of course bring you the latest on the coach lewis firing on "eyewitness news" at 5:00. well, hollywood's biggest stars shined bright at the golden globes last night, kelsey knight join us from los angeles with s evening's highlights. hey, guys. >> hey, jim, rahel, last night hollywood's biggest party, lala lands was the guest of honor. >> lala land. >> the hollywood musical made history taking home seven awards including best picture and best actress, in a comedy musical for emma stone. >> and best actor in a comedy musical, ryan gosling, who has this to say after the record breaking night.
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>> what moved me so much about the film, you know, is this idea that the importance of pursuing a dream, despite the obstacles, beautiful message for damian to put out in the world, very appropriate time for that. i think i'm going to really beautiful to that and the speech. >> well, thanks. >> and on the small screen, the night belonged to the people versus o.j. simpson. they won best tv movie or mini-series. >> yes, i was on the carpet with john travolta stunned by all of the love the series got from the critics. >> don't know if anybody can anticipate this magnitude of recognition. i mean, you know, we new we were doing good work. who can ever anticipate the critical and the audience reaction being 100%. i've just never seen it. >> and although john and his co-star, kerri-lee k bradley didn't walk away with the globe for best supporting actor, sterling was clearly very humble by just storing the nomination.
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>> i was shocked to get the nomination in the first place, like there is some really amazing people in this category. christian slater, hue lori, travolta, yours truely gets mentioned in that company, that's cool. >> i mean, such a tough category. steering's co-council soar a paulson took the best actress and limited tv series or tv movie. about she have won i couldn't convince her it was in the bag. >> twenty-four karat magic night for you. >> we don't know about that yet do we? >> yes, we do. >> no, we don't. >> you crushed it. >> these are the golden globes. anything can happen here. anything can happen. >> that's true. >> so anything can happen like a surprise brad pitt appearance? yes, guys. it was his first award show, since he split from angelina, and it was wild applause. the moment he walked into the ball. >> nobody saw this coming. edge he can tiff producer on moonlight which won one of the night's biggest awards, best drama motion picture, one of the stars gave us sneak peak at his game face.
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>> what is it going to be your face if moonlight wins best drama tonight? >> great face. great face. >> that was his face by the way. >> yes, shake and awe. you want it to happen but you never know if it will happen. i want to talk about for a minute, fashions, last night red carpet was one of the best, would you agree. >> i agree. >> best dressed stone, she was perfection. >> the plunging neck light all up and down the red carpet, but beautiful,. >> beautiful, beautiful. manny moreland great. >> mandy moore looked fantastic. >> jessica beil. so many. >> women were on point, so were the guys, gosling with the white tux. plus, all really fun, red carpet moment. let me tell this is the party from the time the stars arrived through the red carpet, all the way up until they get into the theater. so it is a fun time. have complete wrap up tonight, on the insider. don't miss it. >> it looks so fun, and everybody looks so beautiful. >> thank you, guys, we will be
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looking forward to it, take care. well, a lot of people are talking about actress meryl streep's goal end globes speech. she was awards the the prestigious cecil b award, but the platform to call out donald trump without ever saying his name. >> disrespect, invites disrespect. violence incites violence. when the powerful use their position to bully other, we all lose. >> mr. trump fired back against steep in a series of tweets this morning. he wrote: meryl streep, one of the most overrated actresses in hollywood, doesn't know me a tad last night at the golden globes. she is a, continued, hillary flung high lost big. war of words therefore sure. >> well, still ahead on "eyewitness news", heavy rains out west are sending residents fleeing from their homes. and the worse is yet to come. katy? >> unfortunately yes. well, back here at home, we are expecting generally speaking a pretty tame weekend. all things considered.
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there are some shower chances which we'll discuss. but temperatures are where they should be. they will not be, however, the rest of this week. your full forecast right around the corner on the oth
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>> heavy rains causing major flooding, 400 homes evacuated so far. with more rain on the way the situation is only expected to get worse. mudslides are expected, national weather service says it may be the largest storm in a decade. >> guess i shouldn't complain it is cold here. >> yes. >> could be a lot worse. >> really have their hands full out west for sure. we however have nice warming trends. >> doesn't feel like it is here yet, but i promise you,
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let's get through this together. very cold day, brought out my turtleneck for the occasion, definately want to break out the extra heavy coat if you are about ready to hit the road maybe you haven't stepped outside yet it is still awfully cold. start it off to the live neighborhood network, tells the story, 20 degrees, light snow cover. soccer field right now, do have few more clouds out this way in berks county, but for the most part we mentioned earlier in the broadcast, expecting a mix of sun and clouds throughout the course of the day. look at the temperature change though. eventually we are going to be flirting with 60 degrees my friends, today, at best, we can't even hit 30 let along the freezing marks, but there is a serious surge, that is about to take place here. and it comes from two separate warmfronts, one, actually will be moving in tomorrow. and the other, a streak of snow, march kate dollars here across the dakotas, canadian border, there is all of the rain down across the southwest. eventually we start to see the systems move in with some precipitation, will come in as early as tomorrow evening. notice though still cold
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enough, as this is moving in, right around the p.m. rush time, you could be dealing with icing. so berks, lehigh, northampton county on west the best chance for that but depending where that icing line sets up, you supply to deal with it bit further south. we'll monitor it. for now in the city i don't think you have to worry about much more than drizzle, not more than rain showers through the overnight into early wednesday morning. but look at the temperatures climb. even as the sun is just gone down, still in the 30's, even 20's, some spots, but climbing, flirting with 50, come 4a, 5:00 in the morning. quick recap, what you can expect, up in the lehigh valley, poconos, trace to as much of a tenth of an inch is possible before it turns over to all rain. so slick conditions are basically a given. and that said, you will want to be extra careful as you travel tomorrow evening. but, then come wednesday morning, there is also still some of the rain. probably wednesday overnight into thursday, as well, as the next warmfront comes in. look at the surge, as a result. come thursday, and friday. we hit upper 50's, just crazy
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talk. but by the weekends, it is at least little closer to where we should be. guys, back to you. >> all right, katie, thank you. coming up: camden adventure aquarium celebrating a first. cute baby video ahead, i
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december 3rd, now joins colony of nine other blue penguins, very cute, in just over a month the penguin grown over 1 pound, later this month, the public will have the opportunity to name this new blue chick in a on line vote. really, normally i don't like the term chick, but -- >> you will except it in this case? >> in that instance. >> you're hilarious. >> well, that wraps it up here. penguin news and all, for "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon for katie and all of us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. always on line at >> of course the young and the restless is next. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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