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>> we will give you a big hint it will be a mess for our travel this morning and it is already shaping up to get busy and messy. >> showers have begun we had a few thunderstorms off to the west of our viewing area flood watch in effect for much of the delaware valley, i-95 corridor, berks county, lehigh valley and poconos, philly, until 11:00 p.m., areas off to the north and west, 2:00 p.m. until tomorrow afternoon. storm scan three showing us we had a first mini round, moving through with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms around harrisburg. we heard rumbles of thunder in berks county as we widen out we will see moisture starting to develop and all this is heading in our direction, so you will need that rain slick er and heavier one at that. 48 degrees, chilly in philadelphia. forty-five in trenton. forty-seven in atlantic city. these colder temperatures, nice easterly wind flow off the atlantic, feels damp,
breezy conditions as well, wind speed around 15 to 25 miles an hour and we will keep that breeze, across the region with the rain coming down heavier at times, embedded not sure, and and 50 miles an hour, and high profile vehicles. >> you bet it will, all right, thanks very much. so today the advice, pack your, patients, you will need it, make that coffee extra hot and get a big thermos, use one like this because you will sit in your car a while. ninety-five south at cottman coming around the s curve. you can see sheen on the roadways showing you it is very wet. so everyone will be leaving early again today, and it will get very busy out there. schuylkill at vine, an overview shot of that. we're just now tipping in the 5:00 o'clock hour and we are seeing particularly on the vine we are seeing things heat up a bit. we have an accident here in line lexington 309 at mill
road, head up, on. that just a head up. not slowing you down but it is out there. water main break in carney's point township number, 48 harding highway closed at pennsville auburn road your alternate penns grove auburn road is your best bet. i will let you know when this clears. rahel, back over to you. well, new this morning fire fighters have controlled fire on the 5400 block of diamond street in overbrook. fire damage several rooms on the up are floors of the home but there are in reported injuries. fire fighters remain putting out possible hot spots and investigators are still searching for a cause. call foreseesed fire on the streets of philadelphia. >> community leaders will the georgia tore discuss this weeks quadruple shooting near a school. trang do is live at police headquarters with more on the search for suspects and their vigil held for shooting victims. good morning, trang do. >> reporter: good morning, rahel and jim. state representative curtis thomas cancelled a news conference to address violence in this district. meanwhile last night friend, family and strangers came together, in the place where
the shooting happened, to remember the three men died. community members raise aid banner where three men who their lives, dozens gathered for a vigil to remember men, referred to as ron/ron, ty and bub. >> why would it take three boys, three young black men to die, for to us get out together like this. >> reporter: police say trio and another man were standing outside an apartment complex near 11th and styles street monday afternoon when two gunman ambushed them, firing nearly two dozen shots. at vigil friend, family offered memories of the victims. >> this young man has played in my home, this young man has played with my own children this young man's family is part of my family. >> there is nothing you can really say about these boys, you really don't know, it was three boys. >> reporter: local clergy members and activist from cease-fire philadelphia and mothers in charge called for an end to the gun violence
which happened just a block away from saint maliki's school, where children are still inside. >> we have to put value on life. >> yes. >> we have to teach our kid the value of life. >> yes. so that no matter how many guns, how many drugs, no matter how much madness is around, when you have value for life, you do that which is equaling love, not hate and destruction. >> reporter: police have not made in a rests, they are looking for two suspects, abe reward money is now at $70,000 for now we are live outside police headquarters i'm trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news" jim and rahel back to you. in other news $1,000 reward is offered for a kitten being found in the trash bag doused in gasoline. berks county officials are calling one of the worst cases of animal abuse they have ever seen. two sanitation workers found the kitten tuesday collecting trash along north front street in reading, the workers from
harold adams refuge had just started crushing crash in the back of their truck when they heard animal crying for help. they then rush her to the humane society. >> she was in shock, very dehydrated, under weight, and her temperature was extremely low, life threatening. >> now, they named the kitten miracle macy, the humane society says search is on to find the person responsible. as trial of the eric frein gets underway jurors are hearing emotional accounts to eyewitnesses. pennsylvania state troopers revealed heroing moments of the deadly ambush at blooming grove barracks in berks county two troopers testified at the moment they first hired gunshots in the building. emergency responders also described the painful scene. >> we didn't know that all of the gunfire you were hearing was cover fire or whether it was somebody else, still. so you cannot put everything out of your mind that you go through you get it as far back as possible and having to go through this again brought
everything right back to life again. >> eric frein's accused of killing corporeal brian dick son an killing trooper alex douglass. he face a death penalty if convicted. southeastern you had has already been hard hit. tornadoes, hail, flooding did damage throughout the region yesterday. here's cbs news correspondent hanna daniels. >> reporter: as night fell, severe weather, still was rolling through scott's county kentucky, another day of pounding rain, and high wind, battered the all ready water logged area. >> tornado right here. >> reporter: about a dozen tornado were reported in the midwest and south in the 48 hours this one hit in missouri another one southwest georgia. >> the top of the whole house started to peel off. >> reporter: in alabama barrage continued even when the rain had stopped, some parts were hit with baseball sized hail, the state's
governor declared a state of emergency and deployed national guard to help deal with the destruction. the fur rossty of the storms left many feeling lock i to be alive. >> in the one of us had a scratch, and i was all right, everything was okay, we were okay. >> reporter: turbulent weather invaded hallow ground of the augusta national golf club approaching storms led officials to cancel the final afternoon practice at the course, round one of the masters tournament is slated to t off there today. hanna daniels for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, coming up aftermath of the cyclone debbie and impact on new seal land. >> thousands have been evacuated after a levee failed , we will update you on rescue efforts. also ahead a customer freaks out at 7-eleven punching a clerk and smashing equipment, we will tell what you caused bad behavior. we will show you another impressive high schooler who has been accepted into all eight ivy league schools.
>> ♪ >> high school students getting accepted into all eight. >> i only got in one school, i only applied to one and i have 1120 on my sat. you remember that. >> do i. >> did they have the sat's. >> we wrote them on tablets, like stone. >> here comes the rain again, flood watch is in effect across the area lauren has the forecast and when the rain will move out.
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hope m and m's give him poison >> i think that only happens without a snickers bar. >> um-hmm. man did walk right out of the store after his tantrum, police are releasing this footage in the hopes it will lead them to the suspect. >> he need to go to anger management class. >> hundreds are evacuated in new zealand after a river smashes through a concrete barrier flooding a local town. people used boats, tractors to rescue 2,000 residents. nation's east coast has been experiencing heavy rains as a result of the relentless tropical storm. authorities have declared a state of emergency for that area. back here in the states high wind in chicago could create dangerously high waves on lake michigan, officials say wind gusts will hit 55 miles an hour and waves could be highest they have been in years. flood warning is in effect for the area until 1:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. that is no good. >> typically in chicago they run along lake shore drive. >> they will be in the lake. >> they will be swimming.
>> yes. >> captured by a wave. >> yes. >> exactly. >> gusty wind especially along the coast where we could see wind of 50 miles an hour, so yeah, not the best day to day, and getting a live look at center city philadelphia, misery is already, overcoming the city. low cloud in place. we have had shower activity, temperature right now 47 degrees,e wind at 15 making it feel more like 41 degrees. storm scan three showing us activity at this early hour, and thunderstorm activity knocking on the door of the western counties, shower activity picking up in the poconos and we have much more up winds. check out this moisture that will only continue to form, become, evident on storm scan three as we head in the next several hours because of the big powerful, dynamic storm system. here is center of the circulation back over lower midwest we can see that moisture in association with that system strong counter clock wise circulation, and, more throughout the day both
morning and afternoon, locally strong thunderstorms, with heavy rain and frequent wind and lightening also a possibility. both of our commutes are impacted today. future weather will confirm that for us in the 7:00 o'clock hour. widespread rain, pockets of heavier rain in the 8:00 o'clock hour dealing with embedded thunderstorms in the 11:00 o'clock hour. more round of rain, thunderstorm activity in the afternoon, but still continuing especially if we see sunshine breaking out that will destabilize our atmosphere we could see feisty storms in the early afternoon hours. then in the evening things wrap up, that storm threat starts to wayne, a few showers in the second half of the evening and then quieting down , but wind are picking up, wind speed in the 20 miles an hour, rains and and along the coast. and we have a wind advisory until 5:00 p.m. where we see wind of 50 miles an hour. not so great tomorrow, windy conditions for phillies home
opener, 52 degrees, cool, light showers around but check this out as we head in the upcoming weekend and beyond, gorgeous conditions, chilly in the morning on saturday and sunday town in the upper 30's but by sunday afternoon, sunshine and 65, meisha, monday, tuesday, sunshine and 75 degrees. >> yeah that will give you reason on a machine for once, thanks so much, good morning, happy gateway. we are looking at an accident, line lexington route 309, bethlehem pike at mill road this camera shot right there is 309, county line road, south of where accident is, it is hard to see as well. camera shots will be harder to see because we have drops on the camera lens but it will be a slow commute, and thinks one problem, of many. we had a couple accidents. head up on than. that ben franklin bridge pushing in the westbound direction thinks what you are looking at you can see sheen on the roadways. we have a water main break carney's point township new jersey, route 48 harding
highway closed at pennsville auburn road. use alternate penns grove auburn road is your best bet right now. i can tell you right now we have so much construction out there we will get to all this coming up in the next 10 minutes, rahel, back over to you. all right, meisha, see you then, thank you. now for newspaper headlines across the region. >> front page of the burlington county times they are reporting four more new jersey school district have found higher then acceptable lead levels, burlington county , evesham, pal my, yeah and, the new jersey state board of education passed regulations, requiring school districts to test their water sources. suns herald reports on the passing of the montgomery county's first african-american judge. honorable horace davenport passed away at 98. was grandson of the slave and known for his calm temperament memorial services planned for may. daily times report on delaware county plans to mark 100 year anniversary of world war one, several events will take place saturday at 9:00
a.m. at delaware county courthouse. >> that is a look at newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. we told but a new jersey girl accepted at eight ivy league schools. >> but she's not the only one, sarah cameron of, oklahoma, also has been accepted by everyone of the ivies. quite an acceptance stack there she says it was all part of her plan from the beginning >> back in middle school i started researching ivy league i went to star bucks, and opened up my lap top and went through and checked them off. >> what an under achiever. >> as if that is not enough sarah in her high school state championship, member of the chinese club, national honor society and student government sound like a form lah to be accepted. if only we knew these things in high school. >> i still wouldn't be able to get into those places. >> that is why i'm working in television. >> up next pat's here with sports. >> i was accepted in all of the ivy leagues.
>> yeah, right. >> yes, tough to get to in sports. phillies started late in cincinnati. we will show you one pitch that let it slip away. national champion from our area will be honored today, all that and much ♪ strike a pose ♪ your eyes work as hard as you do. but do they need help making more of their own tears? if you have chronic dry eye caused by reduced tear production due to inflammation,
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thanks for being with us here on "eyewitness news" this morning. >> pat's here with sports. just one more day until home opener. >> looking at forecast other there it doesn't look too great but phillies will be back in town tomorrow. they will play afternoon baseball in cincinnati, 12:35 with clay buchholz expected to make his first start in a phillies uniform. yesterday after a 50 minute
rain delay how about a beautiful rainbow. at the end, there was in runs. jared eickoff struck out six in his first start of the year , going to depend on eickoff for a lot of innings this season but stories was red starter brandon finnegan, he struck out nine phillies and one point retired 19 in a row. but good outing by him. eickoff would find trouble in the seventh, he hangs one to joey voto his first hit of the season a licensing ball right there phillies lose two to knock. they fall to one-one on the very young season. everybody loves history and reading high boys basketball team celebrated a class 6a state championship. yesterday red knights were given a parade in reading on march 25th, they beat a school north of pittsburgh 64-60. this is their first ever state title. congrats, guys. sad news to report, former flyers, ilka sinsaleo passed away at 58.
he spent nine seasons with the team in the 80's, as right win ger he was a key weapon on a team that went to two stanley cup appearances. since 2004 he served as a scout for the flyers in europe i'm sure we have all slipped, fallen down steps before but have you ever done it right before you t off in the masters. the number one golfer in the world dustin johnson may in the play in the tournament which begins today. in his rented home in augusta, johnson slipped down a flight of steps and injured his lower back. his manager, said yesterday that johnson, was resting quote very uncomfortably. we will see what happens there to the course at augusta where kid were having fun at par three contest, nice club, kid. little cutie. do not run on wet grass because those stains are hard to remove. mike weir1 of the few able to take swings, so, of course like it is so easy, he drops in a hole in one.
>> wow. >> they could not finish due to the rain but forecast looks good for next few days. catch round three and four on cbs-3 on saturday and sunday. happening today, pride of north philadelphia returns to her alma matter, dawn staley's back in town, staley won women 's college basketball national championship, and as coach of the south carolina gym cox on sunday and it all started for staley at 22nd and lehigh, and back. and, high school player of the year to day, student and special gets will pay tribute. when dale earnhardt junior comes to pocono speed way in june his number 88 chevy will be sporting eagles green which is cool for eagles fan but not for junior who is a diehard washington redskins fan. his sponsor, xalta showed off this picture with the swoop and eagles cheerleaders during a pariscope broadcast. junior is sad but taking it in
stride, eagles paid a lot of money for that being a redskins fan it was very hard to wrap my brain around it, but what i am happen bye is helping them promote all pro teachers, charity and organization that the philadelphia eagles have. >> they can deal with that. eagles tweeted hey dale junior eagles green looks good on your car, #fly eagles fly. pocono 400 is sunday june 11th finally yesterday was annual sixers media game at new facility in camden and yes , that is me and yes, i am paying the price this morning, thanks for asking, yesterday, team gallon took on scott o'neill's team sixers ceo and team gallon fell by a point. it is rigged because scott o'neill is ceo of the sixers and they won yet again. yeah, i'm hurting that was a rough game. >> can't win them all.
basketball is not one of them. >> i want to win. >> that is why they didn't invite me to play. >> thanks, patrick, appreciate it. coming up next on "eyewitness news" if you have your children have purchased something by phone by accident , you could be getting , money back. >> we will tell you major retailer getting held toy pay back 70 million-dollar. >> million. >> yes. >> wow. well, president trump is ready for a two day summit with his chinese count are part, coming up sensitive issues he will tackle and how much it cost to hold that meeting at the southern white house. plus the last minute decision a fighter pilot made just before a jet, crashed. and why it saved lives, lauren well, thursday we got one more day to get through before the upcoming weekend it will be a wet day but dry for this upcoming weekend. we will have some chilly morning, temperatures dropping down to 40 in the city, 30's in the suburbs, gusty wind on saturday but sunshine in store for both saturday and sunday and things improve has we head
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horizon. can't wait. i'm rahel solomon. aim jim donovan. lauren and meisha will be along in the moment but first here's what you need to necessity to start your day in the morning minute. first kind of mini round, moving through, with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms around harrisburg area you probably heard rumbles of thunder in berks county already. >> severe weather barrels across the midwest, and the south. >> community members raised banner where three men who their lives in the quadruple shooting. >> we have to put value on life. >> state representative curtis thomas plans to hold a news conference addressing the violence. >> he was tied up in a trash bag doused in gasoline. >> two sanitation workers rush the one year-old cat to the humane society of berks county >> given her incredible story of survival this little lady has been nam
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