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police say that the suspect then went to wilmington where he was involve in the second shooting and there police say he shot a man multiple times. right now manhunt has intensified and police continue to search for 2,000 black chevy acadia like the one you see on your screen. multiple law enforcement agencies are involved in the case across state lines and "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden is tracking developments and joins us now from the police department in wilmington with the very latest, joe. >> reporter: good evening. wilmington police have essentially a war room here tonight at police department, dedicating the tracking down to rag deprince. in the last howard we learned more information. of all of these shooting victims chief of police say that prince knew all of them, and had what he said, were, beef was all of them. right now though police, going through, old relationships speaking to old girlfriends and trying to get a man that they called armed, dangerous and desperate, into custody.
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>> right now this person is taken three lives and he is damaged three others. >> reporter: all out full scale search for radee prince is underway right now with officers fanned out across maryland and delaware. law enforcement in maryland say that 37 year-old shot five people at his work place in northeastern maryland, three were killed. >> there is a small suburban community. certainly sends a ripple across us, hartford county citizens are reaching out with support. >> reporter: law enforcement says prince was last seen driving a black 2008 gmc acadia with delaware tags. officers tell cbs-3 it was believed that prince would surface at this residence in the 500 block of the road in stanton, dell wear. state police, asked report tours leave saying that members of the press were in danger. >> i promise you that. >> reporter: in wilmington prince was tied to a second shooting scene, this one in
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the 2800 block of northeast boulevard, and admiral jenkins says his daughter's fiance say was shot two times. >> he is on a rampage. >> i don't know what disturbed him but, he need help. >> reporter: schools in the wilmington area were locked down as search for prince dragged on. police saying that anybody coming into contact with him, should consider him armed and dangerous. >> anybody else can be talking , how many more people does he have beef was? i don't know what goes through his mind. >> reporter: and right now police as far north as pennsylvania, have been told to be on the lookout for radee prince, again, still believed to be driving that black suv, the acadia, no word just yet on if they believe he has ditched that. coming up on "eyewitness news" at 6:00 more information, on, these beefs, and his court cases, his criminal record, we are break ago this all down for you and i will see new
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about an hour, that is latest live from wilmington joe holden for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". joe, thank you n other news appeal denied. today pennsylvania judge upheld jerry sandusky's 2012 conviction on child sex abuse charges and denied request for a new trial. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos is live from the cbs-3 sat center to break down decision, greg. >> reporter: this is judge's ruling right here essentially stating sandusky's rights were not violated. he will not be granted a new trial. big setback for quick child sex offender but sandusky's attorney this afternoon says this appeal is not yet over in the 60 page ruling, judge henry denied jerry sandusky's powe conviction relief but sandusky's attorney al lindsey says this sag ace far from over. >> this decision is not end of our fight by any means. >> reporter: judge detailing his stance on all 34 of the
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defense arguments in the end writing bulk of his claims are meritless, and denying a request for a new trial. >> now we need to move to the next child and it is an appeal through the pennsylvania appellate courts. >> reporter: this appeal has lasted three years, during that time lindsey has argued that seven three-year old former penn state assistant football coach did not receive adequate representation, from his attorneys during the initial 2012 trial, jurors found sandusky guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse against minors. lindsey believes sandusky should never have been charged in the first place. >> i know that what the public thinks and i know what the news media thinks but i know what i think. i think he is a innocent man who should have never been charged with these things. >> reporter: despite this major setback lindsey says he will continue to fight for sandusky's freedom. >> we're in it for as long as it will take, we will scrap and we will keep scrapping until we get what we need. we think ultimately we will prevail because what happened here was just too wrong.
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>> reporter: state prosecutors argued sandusky received a fair trial and as you saw judge agreeing with them. reaction also coming in from our state's attorney general, josh shapiro in part, writes hopefully today's decision will allow victims of mr. sandusky to live their lives knowing that this serial sexual abuser will remain behind bars, but at peels continues and lindsey says he will continue to fight this decision, all the way up to the state supreme court, if necessary, the initial appeal to the state superior court however must be filed within 30 days. i'm live from the sat center, greg argos cbs-3 "eyewitness news". another penn state fraternity is facing legal trouble, police say that two under age girls were taken to the hospital after a party at alpha kai row fraternity house both girls had blood alcohol levels three times legal limit , hearing set for next month, fraternity is already under suspension for hazing violations. well to day police identified gunman wanted in the sexual assault of the
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woman in chester delaware county on friday, investigators say surveillance video shows, cameron johnson walking down 23rd street in chester with a rifle, moments later authorities say he robbed and sexually assault aid woman in her 60's in a nearby apartment complex parking lot. if you know where to locate johnson or have any information call the police. and, a war lord now living in lansdowne was found guilty of hiding his past, to gain entry to the u.s. mohammad, also known as, jungle java was found guilty of two counts of fraud in immigration documents and two counts of perjury. jury found he was not truthful in december of 1998 when he made an application for asylum and later for permanent legal residency. he faces up to 30 years in prison and a fine. a freight train derailment is under investigation in philadelphia's brewerytown neighborhood, officials say two cars jumped the tracks around 7:30 this morning near
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32nd and thompson. it appears one of the cars was carrying trash, when it toppled over. derailment did not impact septa or amtrak services, authorities say that those trains run on a separate track and no injuries were reported. protesters gathered to day to show their opposition to sunoco's mariner east two pipeline, "eyewitness news" outside commonwealth court in center city philadelphia rally was held there because of the court is hearing cases related to the pipeline. >> we have asked our local municipalities to enforce their ordinance regarding setbacks with the pipeline, the pipeline is too close to many residential homes and businesses. >> protesters also delivered a petition to governor wolf's office demanding he shut down pipeline construction. well in, just a few hours the two candidates for new jersey governor will face off in a live debate, lieutenant governor guadagno and former u.s. ambassador to germany phil murphy will try to convince new jersey voters why
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they should be chosen to govern the state. "eyewitness news" anchor jessica dean joins us live from williams paterson new jersey in wayne, new jersey where tonight's debate is taking place. jessica, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to both of you guys. yes, we are inside auditorium at william paterson university where in just about two hours we will have a thousand people in here watching the two candidates for new jersey governor talk about a whole host of issues. before we got to that at 7:00 we wanted to give you a primer on this race. lets take a look. during the primary, lieutenant governor kim contacted dan owe easily beat out her fellow republican candidates for a position on the ballot in november's gubernatorial race. >> get to say it for the first time, i'm so very proud to be our party's nominee. >> reporter: fifty-eight year-old former monmouth county sheriff and federal prosecutor may so some of her political success to governor chris christie. each time he was out of the office campaigning for
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president, she stepped in as acting governor. but those ties to christie cut both ways. his low approval ratings have become a campaign challenge, despite her efforts to distance herself from governor christie. >> i'm running for governor. based on my values. based on my record. based on my principals. >> reporter: her democratic contender in the upcoming race in governor is phil murphy. after spending 20 million-dollar of his own money, he handily defeated five democratic opponents during the primary. >> new jersey here's my simple promise, to all 9 million of you, i've got your back. >> reporter: fifty-nine year-old served four years as u.s. ambassador to germany under president obama and he is also a former executive at goldman sachs. one key focus of his campaign has been his anti christie stance. >> four more years of christie style politics won't change
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new jersey's unfair, unsuccessful, unsustainable course. >> reporter: murphy's success and wealth have been a point of attack during the campaign as many republicans have compared him to former governor jon corzine, also a goldman sachs executive. and we're going to have both candidates right here as i said at 7:00. you will be able to watch it right here on cbs-3. i will be a panel list asking the questions, and as i said, ukee and nicole we try to get to as many issues as we possibly can. >> i know you have been working on this project for quite sometime. what are you hoping viewers come away with after tonight's debate. >> it is interesting, these two candidates are not very well known to new jersey voters, even lieutenant governor guadagno who has been in the spotlight for a while and phil murphy who as i said in the piece was the former ambassador to germany. voters don't know a ton about these two. this is really an opportunity
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if you live in new jersey to get a feel for where they both come down on these issues. of course, coming at the end of eight years of chris christie a lot of eyes on who will be the next governor and what happens next for the state of new jersey which is facing a whole host of issues. >> an opportunity indeed. jessica dean, thanks very much we will see you shortly this important debate begins in less than two hours hear from the candidates on the issues that matter most, to you, watch it live tonight at 7:00 o'clock right here on cbs-3. coming up on "eyewitness news" at 5:00 a war of word and allegations of inn sens itivity. >> he said to the wife, well, i guess he knew what he was getting into. >> didn't say what that congress woman said. didn't say it at all. >> congress woman and the family of the fallen servicemen say president trump was disrespectful when he called with his condolences, the full story at 5:30. a little boy loses everything in the california wild fire, including some
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prized possessions how social media is helping him recover and special help from a philadelphia sports fan. i'm tracking even more sunshine but i'll let you know for how long that sunshine will stick around in your full
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we have learned that the official title of the new star wars movie and ron howard makes the big reveal. >> plus, bonded by baseball, a young boy loses valuable treasures in the california wild fires and a phillies fan, steps up to the plate to offer him something special. bex from our sister station 96.5 has those stories and much more in the hot minute. >> thanks, an update on ed sheeran, money reported that the grammy winzinger was injured in a bicycle accident, after being struck by a car, and he is now sharing with his fans, this photo, saying quote doctors confirmed fractures in my right wrist, and left elbow , and that will leave me unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future. the asian leg of his tour has been cancelled. we are wishing him a very speedy recovery. star wars fans get ready upcoming film has officially wrapped and director ron howard took to social media to share the news and the
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official title. so a star wars story will hit theaters may 25th, the forty-first anniversary of the original film. and, this is a feel good story out of the wild fires, that devastated california, nine year-old lauren jade smith who lost his home in the blaze wrote a letter to his favorite baseball team, oakland a's detailing memorabilia collection that he was so proud of but lost in the fire. what followed was an uplifting twist to the story, the a's organization caught wind and then as twitter universe to help and it worked. ordinary people to major and minor league teams across the country, often to rebuild his collection including the seattle mariners, chicago white socks, tampa bay rays and phillies confirmed that they are sending a package but it might be hard to top this amazing philly fan who will give a piece of the turf from the 2008 world series. that is your hot minute i'm be
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x from today's 96.5. >> how about that phillies nation coming through. >> that is great. speaking of awesome, today , chelsea, oh, my. >> i was driving in, saw sky line, i said number one i'm so happy that i work here and number two just gorgeous weather out there today. we're enjoying more of that. is there even more to come our way and also temperatures will be, steadily climbing throughout the week. lets go outside to a gorgeous view of center city. look at these blue skies, you guys, we have even more sunshine that is going to be moving on through and then we have another gorgeous view here in the kutztown area, where temperatures are in the upper 50's, right around 68 degrees. winds west at about 5 miles per hour, and other temperatures across the region in the 60's and 70's at this hour. sixty-nine in wilmington. we are at 71 in philadelphia. seventy in millville down the shore we are in the 60's. 67 degrees in wildwood. sixty-nine in atlantic city.
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seventy in allentown. 65 degrees currently in mount pocono. we are warmer compared to just 24 hours ago. in fact most areas from eight to a full 12 degrees warmer in mount pocono, 10 degrees warmer in allentown and 12 degrees warmer in the dover area and that is courtesy of the shift in our wind direction. remember yesterday those winds were coming from the north filtering in that chilly air but now they are coming out of the west and southwest so that is the trend over next several days to allow our numbers to climb even more. winds around 12 miles an hour currently in philadelphia. that will make for a very nice evening, fall evening on tap in center city with temperatures around 63 by 8:00 fifty-nine by 10:00 p.m. a few high cloud, around midnight hour with temperatures around 57. so high pressure is the name of the game, that is the dominating force all the way through workweek and as we head in the upcoming weekend that means dry conditions will prevail, and temperatures especially by week end will be
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anywhere from five to 10 degrees above average for this time of the year. here's a sneak peak what we can expect for fall festivities as we head into saturday and sunday, high of 75 on saturday. seventy-six on sunday. mostly sunny skies. we will not see cloud returning to the forecast really in full until about monday, so overnight a few high cloud, average low of 47, we will be a little bit warmer , compared to the past couple nights. look for a overnight low of 52 f sunshine from the shore to the poconos tomorrow. high of 73 in philadelphia. seventy down the shore. sixty-seven. nice hiking weather tomorrow afternoon in the poconos. you're witness weather seven day forecast looks like this. 73 degrees on friday. seventy-five on saturday. as we head into sunday look for a high of 76. we will see tons of sunshine throughout the weekend. then as we head into machine we will see cloud cover ahead of next system that will bring us some rain but for now it
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will hold off until after the big game on monday. >> tons o sun. >> still ahead on "eyewitness news" get ready to dream. >> christmas book is out and we will show you what you can get if you happen to have a few million to spare. at brookhaven municipal building not only will you be surrounded by exquisite quilts but you will be surrounded by stories, coming up we will go behind the scenes of incredible quilts in the 2017 under cover quilt show. haircut fit for the 90's and a jump shot fit for the process, up next, we will huddle up with sixers star jj reddick is next in
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and zero dollar tier 1 generic drug copays at preferred pharmacies like cvs pharmacy and shoprite. aetna's medicare part d drug coverage options are helping her enjoy life her way. call aetna and enroll today. because getting older clearly isn't what it used to be. a fighter for the working men and women of atlantic county. brown fought for what's right by taking on trenton special interests and standing up to chris christie's takeover of atlantic city.
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he fought to protect jobs in our region and to defeat the north jersey casinos. and now brown is working to keep atlantic county affordable for families and retirees. let's keep chris brown fighting for us. chris brown for state senate, he's on our side. that is a common phrase for a sports fan that could not make the to the big time.
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eagles defensive even chris long is actually doing it. coming up at 6:00 the reason he decided to donate all 16 game checks this season, and the important cause that he wants to support: that is wonderful. that is great. >> yes. i'm laughing because that is so true. you know how many say i will play for free. if you took hits like that you would not be doing it for free , trust me. >> so true. >> talking some hoops tonight. >> we're switching gears that time of the season, right? it is time to start talking about hoops. in about 90 minutes the process, continues. sixers open up in washington against wizard. we will get our first official look at sharp shooter jj reddick. over the summer he signed a one year, 23 million-dollar deal with the sixers. lets get to know jj with the help of our good friend, pat gallen. >> here is jj reddick and time to go through your instagram account, okay. >> for sure. those are public photos.
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>> yes. >> first thing first this one right here. >> yeah. >> that haircut. take us back to that time period because i had the same. we're about the same age. >> it was about the mid 90's, a very popular tv show at the time, was boy meets world. >> yes. >> and sean played by rider strong, had this amazing full cut, just this amazing flow. >> my hair was exact same way for exact same reason. >> boy meets world everybody is up for that. >> i'm trying this think, this was fifth grade, 95, 96. >> what was this like james corden. >> i have been on the show twice, the show runner, is very close with me and i have become friend was james as well. >> what is he like? >> it is funny because times i have been to dinner with him, he is as funny off camera as he is on camera. >> i watch james corden on tv just a plug for the company. how is these little guys. >> those are my two boys, the
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oldest on the lefties knox, he just turned three, and the youngest kai, on the right, he just turned one. their birthdays are two days apart. they are basically exactly two years apart. >> throw one party. >> we, did we threw one party. >> people in philadelphia will love this. mike trout is from millville. >> yes. >> what is it like. >> i grew up a huge baseball fan and mike trout arguablably already is the greatest player of all time. angels asked me two summers ago to throw out first pitch of the game. >> that is awesome. >> mike, i didn't know this but mike was actually caught the first pitch and you know, he said how do you want to do this? i said mike, listen. >> yes. >> i'm going to throw it as harrahs i can. >> that is great. >> isn't it. >> that is great. >> kind of like that haircut. >> how about that. >> yes, i'm telling you great hair. >> yes, jj. jj got to play tonight dropping some buck nets washington looking forward to that.
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>> opening night. >> thanks, appreciate it. coming up next, if you can get ready, you'll be able to do more than pay back family and friends. plus war of word, family of the fallen servicemen and congress woman says the president was insensitive and disrespectful when he called with his condolences, the president denies it, we will have that story, next. cherri. honoring one of our own, i'm cherri gregg and i'll tell you three ways a local opera company is a living, breathing legacy of the one and only malcolm poindexter,
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it's been on the decline with the closing of the refineries and there's no jobs in the community. if there's no jobs, there's no education, there's no food on the table. what's important is the children. steve sweeney... he fought for 'em. this is where he's from. steve sweeney's been here since the beginning. steve spearheaded the whole project and really brought it to fruition. it would've never been done without steve. it was a pride in building this port and then knowing that we're coming back. well, president trump sparked controversy when he claimed past presidents did not make calls to gold star families. after their loved won were killed in combat. >> now new at 5:30 the president is dealing with another controversy this one over a phone call he made to the widow of a green beret killed in west africa. president trump called the
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families of four u.s. soldiers , killed in action, earlier this month, including sergeant lah david johnson. johnson's wife took the call while on the way to the airport to receive her husband 's body. congress woman fredricka wilson said she was in the car with johnson's widow when she got the call. >> he said to the wife, well, i guess he knew what he was getting into? how insensitive can you be. >> reporter: president denies he said that. >> i didn't say what that congress woman said. didn't say it at all. she knows it. >> reporter: white house blamed it on representative wilson. >> i think it is appalling, what the congress woman has done and the way that she has politicized this issue. >> reporter: sergeant johnson 's family told washington post that congress woman wilson's account is accurate. >> this man is a sick man. he is cold hearted. he feels no pity or sympathy for anyone. >> reporter: president trump doubled down on his claim that previous administration did his not call gold star families after their loved won
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were killed in action and pointed to his own chief of staff as proof. >> i mean you could ask general kelly did he get a call from obama? you could ask other people. i don't know what obama's policy was. >> reporter: white house record show general kelly and his wife did meet privately with mr. and mrs. obama at a breakfast to honor gold star families a year after their son's passing. general kelly declined to comment and made it clear in the past he does not want his son's death exploited. on the memorial day general kelly and president trump visited his son's grave at arlington national cemetery. now former president obama , bush and clinton all said they call families of fallen soldiers. after an owners meeting nfl soldiers say it supports all players standing during the national anthem at games but will not punish them if they do not stand. president trump took to twit ter to voice his dis pleasure over the league's position. he tweeted this morning, the nfl has decided that it will not force players to stand, for the playing of our national anthem.
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total disrespect for our great country. the president has been critical of players who take a knee in protest before a game. he has suggested that players who do not stand should be suspended or fired. nfl commissioner roger goodell spoke today after two day meeting of team owners in new york city. goodell says he believes players who neil during the national anthem are not trying to disrespect the flag but he added that the league still believes that they should stand. goodell says he understands the players who neil are protesting racial injustice. >> i think we also have to keep focus, we have about six or seven players that are involved with this protest at this point. this is something that what we try to does deal with the underlying issue and understand what it is that they are protesting and try to address that matter. >> goodell says nfl will continue its work to make a positive difference in the community. wild fires in california, have caused an estimated $3 billion in damage, wineries
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have been hit very hard. fires destroyed huge spanses of vineyard, owners of smaller vineyards who their homes and livelihood. graves that weren't touched by the flames can ab expected by smoke. >> i would say there is probably 30 to 60 that have been heavily impacted. >> napa valley trade group says 90 percent of this years grapes were harvested before the fires began. well, late malcolm poindexter junior was an "eyewitness news" pioneer with the career that expand more than 50 years but his reach extends far beyond news. >> as cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio explains it is that part of his leg ace that i will be recognized this weekend. >> reporter: malcolm poindexter junior was a news man, news man. >> nevertheless, union represent... >> reporter: his career began, then on to kyw news radio and then finally to kyw-tv where he worked for more than three decade. >> so far no arrests.
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>> reporter: but news was his day job, his love was music. >> ♪ >> he thought he was a singer but he was not a singer. >> reporter: david poindexter is oldest of his three children, elder poindexter was son of the baratone father, and mother, and his love for opera music and then later a passion. >> at nighttime he would take off his jacket and sit in his office inn he would work on nothing but opera. >> reporter: malcolm poindexter the third says his dad worked with opera ebony in new york and later co founded opera north in philadelphia, bringing shows like these, to under served communities. >> he saw something in me, that he felt needed to be shared with the world at large >> reporter: soprano ira fairfax says malcolm launched her early career and new she helps run witt executive director leslie byrd giving singers and composure of color an opportunity.
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>> it is not just opportunities for to us perform but opportunities for the audiences to hear, this wealth of talent. >> reporter: on saturday opera north will honor malcolm's legacy by presenting a plaque to his family and soon they will plant a seed for emerging artist scholarship that will bear his name. one day performance will be a culmination of a 41 year legacy. >> he would be very thankful, appreciate i have and could not wait to be part of it. >> reporter: legacy his family hopes will continue, for many, many years to come. cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". special man, right there, one of my broadcasting heroes no doubt bit. gi to the chance to come back home and work with him. we were at the same church as a child, united methodist memorial church. just to work with malcolm poindexter and learn from him. beautiful family. beautiful family. >> absolutely. wondering what to get for that billion air in your life, and neiman marcus christmas book is out and he has extravagant ideas.
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shocking number of people with high blood pressure aren't keeping it under control and that is putting them in possible grave danger. health reporter stephanie stahl explains in less than 10 minutes. pretty overwhelming it is like being in a real store. >> it is time to shop for halloween we will tell you where this spooky shop popped up and why these costume shoppers were grateful in today's brotherly love. chelsea? it is never too early to start talking about the weekend, plus we will have some cool mornings in store but that will be followed by warmer then average, afternoons, high temperatures making it ease why ily in the mid 70's and more sensational when you're a double-dipping like steve sweeney, it's important to maintain a certain... lifestyle.
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that's why sweeney spent over a hundred grand of his campaign funds on high-priced meals and other gifts. we're talking fine cigars, fancy watches, pricey restaurants, and expensive wines - all to charm the type of folks who helped him raise your taxes 145 times. too many in south jersey are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us.
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a new app called venmo used to pay family and friend will be accepted by retailers
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and businesses. >> service owned by pay pal and will allow users to split the cost of on line purchases, once the transaction appears, in their venmo feed. it will be accepted at more than 2 million retailers starting this week. and, for the billion air in your life, or maybe the person with billion air taste, the neiman marcus christmas book is now out and among this years gifts a private new years eve party for 300 of your closest friends at an hotel overlooking times square that will cost you $1.6 million or just shy for a million, two hand crafted rolls royces with hand zone leather interior. >> um, um, how about if we do a sparkler in the studio, and a cup cake. >> a sparkler, is that all. >> yeah. >> that is it. >> quite a draw. >> big time. what some people are doing that puts them at risk for a heart attack and stroke and something that can be easily remedied. >> health reporter stephanie
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on the healthwatch tonight a new report on government health officials gives americans poor grades when it comes to managing high blood pressure. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here with more on the new research. >> reporter: this is a big problem, because high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for heart attacks and strokes, something that 85 million americans struggle with and doctors say that part of the problem is there are usually no symptoms. >> he was diagnosed with hypertension 10 years ago, he says that stress at work contributed to the problem. >> i used to put in long hours , a lot of stress. >> reporter: according to the new cdc report approximately 30 percent of americans have high blood pressure and about half of them, don't have it under control. >> you can have heart attacks from that, you can have an increased incidence of stroke. >> reporter: doctors say poor
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diet, lack of exercise are reasons why patients cannot keep their blood pressure in check. >> the longer you wait more harm you are doing to your body. >> 120 over 70 is perfect. >> reporter: victor now keeps his blood pressure under control with medication and also has changed his lifestyle >> exercise, medication, it is something that everyone can do >> reporter: now doctors say that limiting salt consumption is also important for controlling hypertension and, deep breathing can be a quick, temporary way to also bring down high blood pressure, coming up tonight on "eyewitness news" at 11:00, new cover of mens health magazine, check it out, it reveals the new ultimate guy. find out how he transformed his body and why he was chosen not just for his looks but his incredible story of survival, from a struggle that he will nearly killed him to being a cover model a a picture of health, his name is michael. meet him tonight at 11:00, wait until you hear what he
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has been through. >> that is something. >> interesting, thanks. chelsea joins us now on a absolutely gorgeous day. >> it has been an above average day not just because of the sunshine but also because of the temperatures. we ended up making it to 72 degrees today officially at philly international and we have even warmer weather that is heading our way, really nice weather, in fact, that will continue throughout the week and into next week even. we will show you a live look at the city just look at this beautiful sky, just a gorgeous evening, and, in store for us, with temperatures, falling off probably, in the upper 50's by the 10:00 o'clock hour, midnight hour, weather watchers checking in with some very comfortable, numbers as well. we have a lot of 50's, 70's out there, weather watchers checking in at 67 with phil in north wales, pennsylvania. general any cherry hill at 69. lower 70's for john in pennsylvania, lou in eagleville says 67 in his
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backyard. look at these comfortable numbers. i can hardly believe we are in the mid-october and seeing numbers in the 60's and 70's and we will be warmer as we head in the weekend. lets show you these numbers now across the region. we are in the 60's and 70's. seventy-one right now in philadelphia. sixty-nine in wilmington. zero seven in millville. down the shore 67. 69 degrees currently in atlantic city. we are warmer compared to just 24 hours ago, and we will show you a look at some of these numbers. it should be no surprise, a bit warmer in philadelphia 12 degrees warmer in mount pocono. right around 11 degrees warmer currently in wildwood. we're warmer because of that shift in wind direction, remember yesterday we still have those winds coming from the north. now that has change. they are coming out of the west and southwest, hoping to pull in that warmer, milder air, and then we will see those numbers going up, as we head into the weekend. by 8:00 p.m. 63, really nice fall evening, 59 degrees by
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10:00 p.m. you will need jacket heading out tonight mainly clear skies we are not as cold as we have been in the past couple nice, few high cloud, 57 degrees by midnight hour. it is all about high pressure, that has been completely in control, and it will allow temperatures to steadily climb as we head in the next several days, dominating the forecast. that means dry conditions prevail and then temperatures eventually, anywhere from five to 10 degrees above averages specially as we head in the weekend. sneak peak what we can expect heading in to saturday and sunday. 75 degrees, sunny, warm. seventy-six on sunday. mostly sunny skies. spectacular fall weekend. hiking. head to the pumpkin patch in the morning. we cannot ask for much more during this time in october. just a few high cloud around overnight. average low is 47. we will not be quite as cold as we have been pennsylvania couple of nights. low temperature right around 52 degrees here in center city tomorrow from the shore to the
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poconos, more sunshine in the forecast, slightly warmer in philadelphia. high of 73. seventy down the shore. sixty-seven tomorrow afternoon in the poconos. eyewitness weather seven day looks like this 73 on friday. seventy-five on saturday. abundant sunshine 76 degrees on sunday and then we will see cloud increasing on monday, ahead of the next storm system but rain will hopefully hold off until after the game. back to you. it is less than two weeks until halloween and that means stores are pack with potential princess and super heroes. >> store we went to this morning was no exception this particular stories a place with a purpose, it is this weeks story of brotherly love. >> reporter: six year-old emma could not wait to get in this costume shop. >> she was waiting at the door , since 10:00 o'clock. >> reporter: she and her dad fred found the selection was down right daunting. >> i don't know is there too much stuff to choose from.
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>> pretty overwhelming like being in the real store. >> reporter: this pop up place was in the atrium of chop, local donors filled coughers to pay for one day shopping spree set up by spirit halloween. >> children who are within the hospital can come here pick out a costume, paint a pumpkin get their face painted, have a great time, while they are in the hospital, for children's hospital specifically we have raised $504,000 since 2007. that happens through donations in store. >> reporter: fifteen year-old jamie, who has been on iv's for a few days says it is great halloween came to her. >> you don't feel it, you feel somewhat normal again. >> you can get out of costumes and puts smile on the kid face >> reporter: now emma can be her favorite princess, jamie can be her favorite monster's inc. character and hanna can imagine she's alice in wonder land and not in the hospital. >> what a smile. >> one hundred patients got to enjoy that early halloween. if you have a story of brotherly love check it out on
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cbs that was so nice. >> made me smile. >> that is what it is all about. still ahead on "eyewitness news" an old fashion art getting new life. >> tori is learning all about quilts, tori. >> that is right, ukee i'm not only learning about quilts but i'm learning about the inspiration that goes into quilts, if you think this is all that a quilt is, pattern applications, threading a needle, it is not, there are people, stories behind these quilts, i'm live in brookhaven we will have this story about this incredible quilt show and all this hint scenes coming up
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to many it is a who art but quilting ace live and well in delaware county this week. >> vittoria woodill is live where quilters are preparing to put on quite a show, vittoria? >> reporter: that is right but i have to be honest, ukee and
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nicole, i didn't quite expect to come to a quilt show and find what i found. sure, there are 144 incredibly amazing quilts that are like works of art winning best of show, and places of every range, within every application. but when i found to be most interesting about these quilts was something that i never expected, the inspiration behind these quilts, were of people, and that it was people that inspired these works of art and the quilters that put so much time into what they have made. take a look. >> it is a different. >> reporter: when lou at a quilt is there so much to be scene but look a little deeper and is there even more to be said. >> i have quilts that migrate grandmother made and i never knew her, and when i wrap myself in the quilt, i feel like, you know, she's still around. >> reporter: inside brookhaven municipal building the gymnasium is being covered in quilts for 2017 under cover
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quilters quilt show. the theme this year is so many memories. >> this is a memory quilt with t-shirts. >> reporter: some quilts are shared pieces of the pennsylvania from the 1800s, others pearl harbor, notice red dots and red, white and blue stars of kathleen's quilt >> we traveled all over, and my mother, before the bombing, and in hawaii, and they were pearl harbor survivors, initially i intended to give them as a veterans quilt and then one of the other ladies, said i think you should just keep it for yourself in honor of your father. >> reporter: for some love was need that will threaded quilts in memorial like for fallen officer jai coalson. >> his mother, a year later, made this quilt that honors ja i. >> reporter: showing one of the kind people that we need inspired the one of the kind art that we make.
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>> my daughter was often bull ied in high school and when jai was around no one dared bully her. he was a hero. he was a local boy. so that makes it really special that sheila, his mother let us display this quilt so that we could honor him locally. >> reporter: i don't know if you can feel what i'm feeling right now. i hope you are feeling what i'm feeling right now because i think best way to describe it, i was talking to joy, joy said a quilt is like a hug, and even of those that you have lost are memorialized in a quilt, when you wrap yourself around it, it is like that person is always with you so, quite a moving exhibition here, of quilts in book brookhaven and did not expect this and i was just moved to pieces, really. make sure you come check out this incredible quilt show happening all weekend long, and, it really moved me.
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ukee, nicole, we have all experience that had loss in some way, so to have a piece of those people that mean so much, with us, i mean, a quilt is and credible way to feel that comfort. >> no doubt bit. >> memory. >> loving hug that warms the soul. >> thanks, tori. >> very nice. that is "eyewitness news" at 5:00. now at 6:00. still dangerous, armed, desperate. >> reporter: area on alert suspected killer on the run and he could be close by, we're live with the very latest on the murder suspect manhunt stretching through several states. and, the action taken today to help protect people using the schuylkill river trail. plus, for the love of the game and so much more, eagles defensive end chris long is playing this season for free, we will see where his checks are going and why he decided to do it, chelsea. i'm tracking even more sunshine, i'll let you know
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how long it sticks around coming up. this individual knew the people that he wanted to go shoot this wasn't a random act of violence where person went out indiscriminately and shooting people up. >> reporter: shooting spree spanning two states, three murdered in maryland, two others wounded, another man shot in wilmington. tonight the manhunt is on for the suspect gunman. police say that the suspect might be anywhere, and they are searching, right here in our area good evening everyone i'm ukee washington. i'm nicole brewer, jessica dean is on assignment. here's what we necessity right now in maryland gunman showed up for work at advanced granite solutions and opened fire on co-workers, shooting five people, of them were killed, two remain in critical condition. police say suspect then went to wilmington for a second targeted shooting and there police say suspect shot a man


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