tv Good Day Philadelphia Weekend FOX February 24, 2018 7:00am-9:00am EST
♪ from the fox 29 studios this is "good day philadelphia" weekend. reckless driving sends a neighbor into overdrive. a driver violently plows through a south philly street slamming into more than a dozen cars. our neighbors jumped into action before police arrived. plus a horrific shooting that's forever changed the world we live n. >> it seems to me like the world is kind of gone a little bit up on its head. >> mass school shooting not just hurting communities in florida but across the country. now the copycat threat has made its way to our area and parents and police are on edge. it was supposed to be a meal honoring black history month. instead it's sparking outrage. what was on the racially incentive menu at nyu that has people so angry? forget the mill tock wash
down the cookies how about a glass of alcohol to pair with your favorite girl scout cooki cookies. how one little girl and her uncle are trying to boost sales for the scouts. i still call my favorite girl scout cookies samoas instead of caramel delays. >> they changed the name. they're good. >> thin mints put them in the freezer. >> i'm not a big thin mints girl. >> it's saturday, february 24, 2018. i got a hate look from crystal. that head snapped fast. i don't like chocolate that mu much. i don't weren't a chocolate cookie. not my thing. >> you're difficult. >> i'm different. [ laughter ] >> 7:01 on this saturday morning. let's take live look outside. it doesn't quite feel like february. >> yeah. this weather, it is really all over the place. we're dealing with the fog, the drizzle and we have more rainfall, lauren, just in time for, yes, the weekend. so the past several weekends we've been dealing with the clouds, the showers and that's going to be the case for today.
live look outside of our studios showing you kind of the fog and mist. mid 40s right now. the wind, it is calm as we look at current visibility, it's reduced lancaster county down to quarter of a mile. quarter of a mile in pottstown. down to 2 miles for atlantic city. so as we look at ultimate doppler, we're watching the rainfall off to the west. that will head in our direction especially this afternoon and also this evening. so grab the umbrellas. keep them handy because that heavy rainfall will be moving in later on today, tonight for your plans and it will continue for the first part of the day tomorrow. but temperature wise right now, we're in the low to mid 40s and temperatures will climb into the mid 50s later on this afternoon. that will be above average but once again we're looking at that rainfall moving in in particular later on today. so here's your planner for the weekend. mid 50s for high temperatures today. we're looking at 60 degrees by tomorrow. once again that instead yesterday of the rainfall later
on tonight into the first part of the day tomorrow. we'll go hour by hour and talk about rainfall totals coming up. lauren, back over to you. ♪ guys... >> imagine seeing and hearing that. in south philadelphia driver barreling through more than a dozen park cars on one south philly street overnight leaving behind thousands of dollars in damage. the driver in custody. but people are still angry understandably so. jennifer joyce live in south philadelphia with this breaking story. jenny, i cannot imagine. >> reporter: no, me neither a lot of people are not awake yet here in south philly. i can imagine they did have a late 90 all of this happening after 11:00 clock. they ran outside to see what the heck was going on and then they found this. a number of cars damaged. a number of side mirrors ripped off this car getting a little
bit worse damage than others. i know you just saw some of that viewer video we'll show it to you again. his engine and then just crashing into cars. >> my god! >> reporter: so several people on the block came running outside after hearing the car crashing into parked vehicles here on third street. it happened around 11:00 ultimately the driver pulled over, got out of his car and what appears to be neighbors on the block held the man down until police arrived. the third police district tells us the driver was taken into custody for suspicious of dui. what happens now? a lot of people in south philly will be calling their insurance companies today and waiting to find out the status of that driver. now in police custody. so back out here live i walked up third street and lauren i counseled at least nine vehicles still out here with obvious
damage. back to you. >> i can't imagine. jenny joyce, thank you very mu much. less are investigate a double shooting in north philadelphia this morning. investigators say someone shot two men around 1:45 at west rockland and north broad street. 36-year-old man was shot twice in his legs and a 3584 old man three times in his legs. the 36-year-old is in critical condition at einstein hospital. police fear the shooter hit his artery. the 35-year-old man is in stable condition at einstein. officials are still looking for a suspect. a building in philadelphia's historic district ravaged with a massive fire will soon be torn down. flashing police lights can still be seen at third and chestnut street which is still closed off to traffic. it's been six days since a fire destroyed the building at 239 chestnut street. the cause of the fire still unknown. we have learned demolition will begin on monday and it's expected to take week. several streets in the area will be closed nearby businesses allowed to remain open during the project are wondering if the
road closures will affect your bottom line. >> if it's one week, two weeks that's okay but otherwise, upping, i don't know to do. >> going to be a problem but eye as i said before we don't know for sure yet so i would like to stay positive for the time bei being. >> the little lion restaurant sits right on the corner of third and chestnut it shares a wall with the building that took in the fire. the owner expects to be closed for at least two months. for list of the streets that will be closed go to fox 29.com before you head out to that area next week. the park land school district in lehigh county hopes to reopen its schools monday after more than two dozen buses went up in flames canceling classes yesterday. flames broke out around 3:00 yesterday morning at a bus garage in south whitehall township. 25 school buses were destroyed including 16 that were complet completely gutted. stephanie and her daughters woke up to the smell of smoke. >> we heard sounds that sounded like explosions so we wanted to come down here just in case the
building would go. >> we got to pull a lot of the metal aluminum from the building to get it off the top so the fire marshal can do his job. >> the district says it's leasing and repairing buses for monday. luckily its fleet is full insured. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. schools in our area have been high alert. officials reported a number of potential threats over the last week. including radnor high school and pennridge high school. pennridge school district says the police department will be more visible than usual in the coming days out of an abundance of caution. bensalem police searching for a man who groped a young girl inside of a department store. they have a picture of the guy. there he is. police say it happened wednesday night inside the neshaminy target. the 13-year-old girl was with her mother when the man allegedly walked up and inappropriately touched her before he got away. police want to track him down before he does this again. target is working with police in their investigation. the news has shoppers alarmed.
>> when you're in a store or a shopping mall i think those -- those feel like safe places for parents with their children, oftentimes they'll separate children walk around on their own probably not good idea to be doing that sort of a shame that's what it's come to. >> yeah, it is. if you recognize the man you're asked to call bensalem police. and police have arrested two men in connection with a string of armed robberies at walmarts in our area. the incidents date back to july of last year. police say 26-year-old marquise foreman and 28-year-old john beverly targeted walmarts in several different pennsylvania counties. they're latest hit was back on january 7th. in that case, foreman allegedly put gun to a store employee's head and demanded 20i phones in a display case. they're now facing several charges. happening toda today, mooren celebrating a hometown hero. no it's not our very own steve keeley who is a hero in his own right but eagles head coach doug pederson who's fresh off bringing a first super bowl to
philadelphia earlier this month. town officials say doug will get a formal proclamation on the community house front lawn. moorestown has already hung a congratulatory banner up across main street that fun kicks off this morning at 10:00 o'clock. don't forget thumbs all next week we're giving i was chance to win a trip to ire land. all you have to do is watch good day and wait for the word of the day. once you have that word, you can enter on our website and remember there will be a new word every day. wake up and make up. a lot of us do that in the tv business much this cincinnati news anchor shows off his blending technique in a really hilarious video that's now gone viral. but first, going on romantic get away. you'll need a whole lot more than a do not disturb sign to keep hotel employees out. get ready for daily room checks wawa the drastic change is hoping to accomplish. i'm sue serio with your pal and mine weekend wendy, and we're here to tell you about the
finale of the black history month celebration at the african-american museum in philadelphia. and today they have some special activities in addition to the exhibit that is are there as well including a dance performance and there's a reenactor of app african-american soldier who fought in the american revolution. so that and a whole lot more included with your regular admission to the african-american museum in philadelphia from 13 to 3:00 the special celebration part and whatever you decided to this weekend, we hope you
♪ time now 7:13 on this saturday morning. we're dealing with the clouds now. some areas of fog and drizzle but that rainfall will be moving in during the day especially by the afternoon and also this evening. so keep the umbrellas handy but temperatures will be milder than yesterday's high temperature of 43 degrees. we'll top outlook at this the mid 50s by later on today. so 55 today. 60 degrees by tomorrow. instead yesterday later on tonight into sunday morning. so about a 40% chance for the morning to see some rainfall, but by the afternoon and evening it ramps up to 70%. early sunday we're looking at 90% chance. then it drops by sunday afternoon to salvage at least some of the weekend. so dry to start. and then dry to end the weekend.
but in between we're watching this moisture off to the west that will head in our direction hour by hour by lunch time we're looking at some of the scattered showers especially moving in from west to east across the area and then you can see we continue that action into this evening and then during the overnight some moderate to heavy rainfall by 4:00 a.m. we're looking at the orange, the yellow across the area it continues to move in during your sunday morning before we finally dry out by sunday afternoon. so additional rainfall over half an inch for atlantic city, likely over an inch before all is said and done additionally around philadelphia and points north and west. we dry out early next week. temperatures above average upper 50s to near 60 degrees. lauren. >> i'll take that, scott, thank you so much. 7:14. big change op penn state's campus. police will carry naloxone known asnar can. officers at the main campus
trained on how to administer the medicine and thou recognize an overdose. on campus paramedics will also carry it. the penn state police department is following the lead of agencies all across the country in the fight against drug abuse and the opioid epidemic. nine days after gunman killed 17 innocent people in mass school shooting teachers are returning to stoneman douglas high school. school officials say they are taking their time with reopening as teachers and staff receive counseling. meanwhile florida governor rick scott announced 400 fief $50 million in new spend to go add man la tower law enforcement officers in every school. he also proposed new measures that would make it more difficult for people with mental health issues to get a gun. >> well this plan of action is to make massive changes in protecting our schools. provide significantly more resources for mental health, and to to do everything we can to keep guns out of the hands of those dealing with mental problems. >> new gun control measures are
also being discussed on the federal level. the president is set to meet witness nation's governors on monday to discuss some of those op shops. speaking of the president he spoke at the annual conservative political action conference and toll conservatives even second amendment supporters can get behind steps to fight gun violence. the president is advocating for several new policies after last week's deadly florida shooting. including expanding background checks and higher age restrictions on gun purchases. all right. we'll discuss this because i think it will get a lot of people talking. you go to a hotel. you don't want to be bothered. so you make sure you put the little hanging thing on the do door. >> leave me alone. do not disturb. apparently at one local -- one brand. >> okay. >> it's not going to be enough to keep room service out. so one of the largest casinos will begin checking the hotel rooms every 24 hours. >> wow. >> even if you have that sign hanging on your door. >> hmm. >> caesars entertainment has become the latest hospitality firm to adopt new room check policies after last year's las
vegas shooting. they say they're considering giving panic buttons to the employees so they can wickly call for help if they feel they are in danger that things to us this morning s instant reaction poll. we asked, should employees be able to check do not disturb rooms? >> i think if they have suspicion or cause for concern maybe some activity looks a little questionable out of a room. >> right. >> otherwise i typically put up the sign if i'm going to be somewhere for an extended stay and i don't need new towels or something, you know. >> right. >> so, you know, i guess you could stay at a different hotel if you don't like that policy. >> that's a true statement. >> pretty interesting. >> i did ask on twitter to see what people thought. they say, no, i deserve 40 -- 40% of people say know i deserve the privacy, 38% say yes, i understand the new policies and the need for change especially in light of what happened in las vegas. >> absolutely. >> you kind of have to understand the hotel protecting itself, its brand and -- >> so much has changed.
>> so much has changed. >> i mean, 9/11 really kicked things off n absolutely. wee see what happens with that. more hotels might jump on that band wagon to try to ensure the safety of its guests. eagles jason kelce went viral around the world when he donned that mummers suit at the parade and delivered that unforgettable speech but it's a different message to local kids that caught our bruce gordon's attention only in philly. ♪ hi, i'm bruce gordon. when philadelphia eagles center and super bowl champion jason kelce lit into the birds pre-season critics at the big victory parade. >> no one wanted us. no one liked this team. no analyst like this team to win the super bowl and nobody likes our fans. >> punctuating it with a heartfelt but profane bleep. >> lots of folks believe kelce had hit all the right notes. turns out he was just getting started. ♪ ♪ ♪
>> high school alma mater jazz band turn up at central high in north philadelphia there was kelce with his original baritone saxophone jamming with his fellow cleveland heights tigers. >> ♪ >> kelce you see what a musician as well as an athlete as a teen back in ohio and in between tunes he spoke to that crowd at central about the value of his multiple extra curriculars. >> teaches how to work with other people. teaches you hard work is required if you want to be good at something. >> i found his message to a few hundred in that high school auditorium to be just as important, just as moving, as his words to hundreds of thousands on the parkway two weeks earlier. that both music and sports can teach lessons no textbook can match. kelce in particular reminds us that young people should never be stereo typed, type cast as one thing or another. hulking athlete who can also
play saxophone, sure. the musician who can also bust holes through massive defensive linemen in the biggest of games. no problem. >> his performance on the parkway that day made him a viral sensation and that's great. i get it. but i just hope as many people get to see his music and his words in the auditorium. ♪ >> kelce showed an admiral loyalty to his alma mater by showing up, and he showed a genuine interest in being among the students who look up to him and maybe most important of all, kelce showed those who determi determined school budgets figuring out what money goes where that the stage and the playing field can be just as important as the classroom. think of it. ♪ >> philadelphia! >> jason kelce renaissance man? only in philly. ♪ he's an underdog. they gave themselves that title and now someone is trying to
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junior reporter chris in temple university here now. what do you have for us this morning. >> lauren i met a woman who has a lot of perseverance. she's humble despite what many people will call a very dull past. every day thousands of people walk through suburban station. some may call it a subway stop. but for others a home. with over 6,000 homeless people in our city, you'll find hundreds at suburban station. >> i was was mentally messed up to even live out here. >> meet michelle for almost 30 years she has been battling homelessness while sleeping anywhere she could find at the station. it wasn't until she entered a rigorous 19-month recovery program when she was able to turn her life around. >> this is where i'm at today by accepting they help. you have to want to accept people help to get it. >> reporter: despite her difficult past michelle decided to come back right here to suburban station this time as a homeless out reach worker trying to impact the lives of others. >> i can help someone out here
like i was. >> she tries to find a shelter fr others still living at the station. >> you okay? you looking for shelter. >> it's one of the reasons her boyfriend is exceptionally pro proud. >> if it wasn't for her, i really wouldn't have too much to wake up for the next day. >> but for her daughter sierra the road wasn't always easy she was born when her mom was homeless and was separated from her at birth. yet she always yearned for that motherly affection. >> i never gave up on her but i just like i was kind of losing hope. sometimes i'd be ready to give up. like just move on. she kind of give me that energy and that hope that, like, just take time sometimes. >> now michelle is taking her time by enjoying open day and thankful that she can help others. >> i'm not stealing. i'm taking care of my daughter. i'm not sleeping on the streets no more. i'm going to be persistent to help the next person. >> now meanwhile the city has teamed up with septa to open a homeless out reach and resource
center at suburban station. it's called the hub of hope and it was officially opened up earlier this year. you know lauren, michelle is actually a full-time member with the hub of hope so it's great to see how she was able to turn her life around, and work together for positivity. >> i love it. thank you for that story. >> thanks, lauren. >> all right. it was supposed to be a meal honoring black history month. but instead of it has sparked outrage. what nyu served up on a menu aside from a side of racial incentive have the. ♪
♪ this video is frightening a driver barrels through more than a dozen parked cars on a south philadelphia street overnight leaving behind thousands of dollars in damage. it happened on south third street sometime around 10:45 last night. people heard the noise and came running outside and one of them didn't want that driver to get away so he hemmed him down until police arrived. new castle county police are hoping someone recognizes this guy. it's a sketch of the man police say is exposing himself to people. police say there were two incidents this month in the north gray land crest and roselle sections of wilmington. in both cases, a guy driving green car made contact with young girls walking and then decides to expose himself. if you know who he is, give police a call.
and this morning five people are charged with filing false applications collecting tens of thousands of dollars in relief money in connection with super storm sandy. they're accused of receiving money from fema and other state grants that did not belong to them. that guy you see at the top, 64-year-old david silva, is from egg harbor township. prosecutors say the number of people charged in these cases since march 24 now stands at 109. welcome back to good day weekend i'm lauren johnson. thank you so much for joining us on this saturday morning. scott williams has a look at your forecast. hi, scott. >> hi there are lauren. another weekend so more unsettled weather. we have some areas of fog out there. but most of the rainfall arrives later on during the afternoon and the evening. mid 40s right now. we'll go to the mid 50s later on today. but look at the fog out there. visibility down to 2 miles in philadelphia. down to a quarter of a mile for places like lancaster, also, pottstown. half mile visibility currently in dover and a quarter of a mile
in millville and wildwood. so just be mindful of that. low 40s north and west. we have mid to upper 40s through sections of delaware and also south jersey. so the average high this time of year is 46 degrees. we'll top out right around 55 degrees for philadelphia. 56 in atlantic city. low 50s for the lehigh valley. headed to the poconos temperatures will be stuck in the 40s for high temperatures. so we have the clouds, some areas of fog but most of the rainfall it's still off to the west. and then as we zoom out you can see a around parts of the ohio river valley moderate to heavy rainfall that will head in our direction. so temperatures later on today top out in the mid 50s, and that seven day forecast, we'll have that coming up but you can see 60 degrees for tomorrow instead yesterday of that rainfall arrives later on tonight through tomorrow morning. lauren, back over to you. >> thank you very much. new york university and the company that caters its dining facilities are apologizing this morning. they're saying sorry for what's
being called a racially incentive lunch served during black history month. the black history month themed menu has faced plenty of backlash it included ribs, collard greens, corn bread, cool aid and watermelon flavored water. sophomore nia harris wept to facebook on tuesday to express her displeasure and distaste writing on facebook "in 2018, there's no excuse for intentional and deliberate disrespect. nyu and the catering company aramark issued an apology and some employees have since been fired. chad lassiter joins us this morning to discuss more about this. how are you? >> i'm good. good to see you. good morning. >> good morning. tell me your first reaction when you heard about this. >> not surprised. deeply rooted and the birth of the nation the thing that i want to highlight is the fact this student used social media from a social justice perspective to get the word out. back history is so much more than menus and food. deeply rooted in the stereo typical nations of cool aid and
watermelon juice. collard greens corn bread, mac and cheese much the black student union at nyu was engaged in a black history month progr program. so there's no need to engage in menus thinking that selling the story of black people in america is readed in our food. there's so much more much it's fanny, ida b wells. you think keeping the lesson out of the cafeteria would have been the best bet for ny judgment. >> the best bet. the individuals who created the menu didn't follow policy because they didn't get permission to actually make that -- the food for that menu they did it upon themselves. they have since been fired but what we see is in 2018 we see embold denness around the area we find ourselves n err rav racial intolerance. >> i think i was reading nia's facebook post and some of the comments that came below it. let's play definitely's advoca advocate. >> angel's advocate. >> they said nia, what would have been an appropriate non offensive menu? >> how would you answer that chad. >> you don't have to engage in having a menu but we definitely want to be cool aid and
watermelon juice. you can have done something li like, patti labelle does. cook food from cultural social standpoint as it relates to soul food. it could have been, you know, some other foods but it definitely could have been that. when we talk about cool aid we note it has stereo typical notion and poverty stricken communities. >> i think your answer to the next one some people are asking the question what's the difference between this menu and a soul food themed restaurant? >> soul food themed restaurant if we look at city of philadelphia when you look at relish or warm daddies you look at miss tooties it has foods but it doesn't have the stereo typical satire around the cool aid and watermelon juice. >> i think that bother her the most. >> certainly. >> she was puzzled by the food items but i think she said in her e-mail to the staff members i think as beverage choices today there was a red cool aid and watermelon flavored water. >> stereo typical. >> that upset her the most. >> rarely epp sensitive. the president jumped on it. she should be commended for what she did and we need to have teachable moments like this good i was going to same you are
always working with students so this is perfect example of how sometimes you speak your truth online. >> yeah. she wrote a letter. >> yeah. >> she took matter noose her own hands instead of just complaining to friends. >> yeah. >> and something happened. >> definitely. one of things we have to do create a paradigm shift because she did receive some backlash. people were like what's the big deal? >> right. you'll have those people. isn't will, some won't, so what she stood on her truth and we're talking about it hopefully it will bring about change. >> we have a conversation going and that's the whole point of it. >> always good to see you. >> always good to see you chad. thank you very much. stealing our title. did you hear about this? the yankees are now calling themselves underdogs despite being one of the best teams in baseball last year. thlane johnson heard about it ad he has something to same we'll telsay.we'll tell was that is cg up. ♪ (clucking noises) everyone wants to be the cadbury bunny
>> this is fox 29 sports in one minute. good morning i'm tom srendenschek. selection sunday in the ncaa2 weeks from tomorrow. villanova ranked their in the country closing in one of those top four number one seeds. wildcats on fox another 2:30 today against creighton. penn and dartmouth last night at the palestra. quakers come in with one loss and they leave 11 loss they smoked dartmouth 74-46. hit ten, threes on the night. harvard also wouldn't. they have just one loss. penn and harvard head to head tonight at pa less less at a tra phillies taking on the blue jays in florida. first inning very first batter
grander son the solo homer. jays on to beat the phillies final score two-one. flares eight wins out of their last nine games. they're in on the at a this afternoon at two trying to stay red hot as the players get closer and closer. >> there's certain level of confidence and a certain level of calmness whether it's under fire or things that are, you know, when things are going well, there's a certain level of focus. dave that's sports in a minute. i'm tom srendenschek. >> in philadelphia, it's the year of the underdog as the city still basks in the glory of its first super bowl victory. but one of the master minds behind the eagles face famous dog mask lane john season is not happy about a recent new york daily news cover. there it is right there. the title reads "the underdogs" accept it's not referring to the eagles it's referring to the yankees and it shows one of their players in the vintage eagles dog mask. lane johnson saw it and he
tweeted about the magazine cover saying "real original. hash tag fake news. ". [ laughter ] >> look at scott. i mean i get it. i get it. [ laughter ] >> i don't think the yankees can say that, right? >> no! no! >> one the greatest teams in baseball. i don't know. >> they started it here. lane johnson. >> i don't know that we can claim like nobody else can ever say it. but to put the mask on. >> they copied. >> it's too soon after to wear the mask. >> exactly. >> to have the mask and have it on the front of the paper. okay. but maybe they want some of the mojo because when you claim to be an underdog you win the super bowl. who knows what can happen. >> exactly. but yeah. i mean we had it first, so. >> it's ours. >> it is, yeah. >> we'll take that. >> coping with tragedy. people around the world still grieving after florida's deadly high school shooting. how a local arty cher is turning
♪ ♪ ♪ little hazy off in the distance there. this live look at allentown. scott will have more on weather in just a minute jam. but first rising flood waters in kentucky prompted officials in louisville to start building a flood wall in portions of the city. forecasters are projecting a moderate flood level in louisville yesterday and said it could be four or five days
before that water recedes. the utility which maintains louieville metro ohio river flood protect system put up walls in two locations by yesterday afternoon. speaking of flood waters yesterday scott was my hair day and guess what happened? it rained. >> that always happens to you. >> put it in ponytail, right. >> right. >> as we look at the temperatures right now, we're average for this time of year. these are our typical high temperatures. we'll add about 10 degrees to the current numbers. right now it's 45 degrees in philadelphia. but as we go hour by hour, we're looking at rape fall moving in especially later this afternoon and this evening. so keep that in mind for your evening plans temperatures top out around 55 degrees in philadelphia. we're looking at a high today wilmington 54. 56 in millville. north and west a little cooler. 50 in reading. 50 in pottstown. only in the 40s for the poconos. so if you're headed north and west maybe to hit the ski slopes it's going to be little chilly and also damp with that rain
moving in. 40% chance this morning but you can see how the rain chances really kick up later on this afternoon and evening. 70% later tonight and 90% chance as we move toward tomorrow morning. so we have the clouds. some areas of drizzle and mist, but nothing really organized or steady until you get a little farther off to the west, and this activity around the ohio river valley is headed right in our direction. so we'll go hour by hour. by 2:00 o'clock showers moving in north and west. we'll keep occasional showers around this evening for your dinner plans and then overnight, some of the instead yesterday rainfall through sunday morning before things kind of taper off after about lunch time for tomorrow. that weather authority seven day forecast showing you mid 50s today. 60 degrees for your sunday and then it's damp for the first half of the day. so we'll kind of salvage your saturday morning as far as dry conditions and then sunday afternoon and evening so not a complete wash out.
then temperatures above average really next week nearing 60 degrees. lauren. >> alike that forecast, scott. it's difficult to deal with tragedy and if it's like the one last week florida school shooting, you don't have to know anyone involved to be severey bothered by it. our hank flynn went to easton to meet an art teacher who is feeling that pain but taking action. ♪ >> reporter: it's hank i'm in easton with miss valerie davis the art teacher at easton middle school. she's doing portrait right now of meadow pollock who was gunned down last week in the school shooting in florida. my take is, this is miss davis' way of dealing with the tragedy for herself, for the family and for all of us. >> killing, your lives are like snuffed out. i can't -- still can't figure out why. >> reporter: it's a meditation this artwork valerie davis does. her mind wanders as her hand moves with speed and certainty. she's doing graphite on paper portraits of each of the parkland school shooting victims portraits which will eventually
find their way to grieving families. >> it's forgotten about it by some people next week. they'll just go on with their lives. but these people have to live with this for the rest of their lives. every time they look at this picture i want to remember someone cared. >> reporter: it had been sometime since the last ones. miss davis had done portraits memorializing 9/11 firefighters, children killed at sandy hook. the victims of the charleston church shooting and others but this particular tragedy took a son of easton among the 17 killed chris hixon is from the south side his parents still live in town. >> i was telling the mayor that i drew these pictures and he said, val, when you see chris' family, he said when you see the grandparents you're want to know them. they've been on center street all of their lives. >> reporter: miss davis from three blocks over. there's a plan for later this week to deliver the portrait to hixon's family but the work itself is the heart it all. it allows miss davis to consider those killed, who they were washington they might have been, the teacher comes out when she thinks about her own students.
>> like i watched that fire drill they have and i was telling my students in school, you have to take fire drills serious. you can't be talking. it's importnt for us to know where you are, to know that you have to be, um, where you said you were going to be and we have to be -- you have to be accountable. >> reporter: miss davis gave me a gift, too, portrait she had done of joaquin oliver she reduced to the size of a necklace medallion and sealed it with a hug. i'm glad i met miss davis she's processing this tragedy the best way that she can. she's brought and will continue to bring healing to people in pain. i'm hank and that's my take. ♪ and speaking of that touch topic a month from day organizers expecting hundreds of thousands of people to fled the nation's capitol to fight to put an end to mass shootings. march for our lives organized by students directly affected by last week's marjory stoneman douglas shooting in florida. since then, organizers have
secured nearly $2 million on a gofundme page along with plenty of celebrity donations from the likes of oprah winfrey, steven spielberg, george and amal clooney. an official locate hasn't really been set organizers say it will happen in d.c. and it's definitely going to be scheduled on march 24th. major league baseball spring training begins teams wear caps honoring florida shooting victims. teams are wearing caps with the logo of marjory stoneman douglas high school. the cap company made the special caps for friday games in florida and arizona for all the players, coaches and the umpires. the phillies participated in the tribute in their game on friday against the blue jays. >> it's really impressive to me when students can mobilize. we're talking 15, 16, 17-year-olds they're organizing marches. they're speaking out. they're trying to demand change and a lot of times we don't think of young kids being able to mobilize in that way in big numbers. >> yeah. it's really good to see them using social media. the various outlets and just for
the major league baseball players to stand in solidarity with that effort. >> that's true. >> still ahead, wake up and make up. we do it a lot ornithes show, don't we. >> a cincinnati news anchor turns a requirement into entertainment. >> ut-oh. >> as i understand this is called concealer it is for concealing things. like the ridiculous circles under my eyes. i can't fill in the divots in my forehead. they are far too deep. >> we'll show you more of his hilarious video that's now gone viral. >> i woke up like this. [ laughter
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♪ happening today, billy graham heading home the body of the recently deceased reverend will be moved from ashville to charlotte in a three and a half hour procession ending at the billy graham museum and library. he will then be moved to his childhood home in charlotte to lie in repose monday and tuesd tuesday. graham's funeral is slated for friday he will be buried next to his wife of 60 years. her name was ruth. big, big loss for the country. okay. first tv anchors we have to wake up and put on make up. it's part of the job. one cincinnati anchor has decided to sort of pull back the curtain and sort of show you how it all gets done. >> um-hmm.
>> let's take look. >> this is a little bronzing stuff. see i hit it. boom, hit it cheek bones hard. you're like man that is a lot of stuff on your cheek bones, pal. it is. then i just do a quick little coat all around. bang, bang like that. oh. on the ear like that. underneath, underneath, yeah. i may have to go over that spot again it doesn't look great. i'll take this thing again. violently blend. violently blend. violently blend like you're ashamed of your face. violently blend. you hate it. you hate it and now you love it. look at that. look at that. look at the cheek bones, my goodness the cheek -- oh, look at that. like a boss. okay. >> like a boss. [ laughter ] >> that's bob herzog. 43-year-old good morning cincinnati occasionally worsts wake up and make up videos much his latest one gone viral with 5.6 million views and counting on his facebook page. i remember friends asked me if i new him. they sent me a clip.
i watched it for about two minutes i wasn't interested and i turn it off. i told them i thought it wasn't funny. that one i think is funnier than the original one that i saw. >> he's doing the most. >> the most. [ laughter ] >> right? >> he's like violently blend, violently blend. you don't have to be violent. >> highlights. >> you can dab. >> what's your make up routine. >> this is my routine right he here. >> scott says this is it for now. >> this is it. this is it. [ laughter ] >> until he turns -- >> this is it. that's it. >> boom, boom, boom. >> do you take off the shine. >> that's it. that's it. >> done. >> he's made a whole movement. talk to me in five years. >> right. he's talking about the fine lines. you got to get in. listen, i try to do a minimal job which is why i got lashes. i don't have to sit in the morning and apply mass car for ten minutes. >> um-hmm. >> i make it easy for myself. i can't. it's not my thing. when people ask me, what's your least favorite part of his job i always say hair and makeup if it was up to me i'd have a bear face and ponytail. >> you've been doing it for so many years.
>> 15. >> you probably could do it in your sleep. >> kind of. in the morning i am like this. >> now what do you do if you forget your makeup. >> never forget it because i have one at home and one here. >> pure you're prepared. >> i have some at home and some at my desk. never like a forget it you. >> no emergencies. >> nope. >> you're not having borough someone else's. >> nope. if the shade is not yours people shade you online. why your make up look so light? whose your make up are a at this time this morning? >> you're ready. i'm ready. i'm ready for all of this. let's talk about health news. your bedroom might be the reason why you are sneezing. study in the journal of allergy and clinical immunology look at bedroom floor samples it's dust down there. at 7,000 different homes almost all have at least one common allergen homes with animals and pets most likely to have more than one allergen present along with older homes, rental homes, mobile homes and homes in rural areas. i know that to be a fact because every time diamond comes in from outside i kind of get grossed out she's walking around in the grass where other dogs poop and
pee and it's just a lot. >> pet dander. >> and you have a fish and -- >> i have fish. my girlfriend has dog. >> you got a new dog. the dog doesn't shed it's hypoallergenic. >> she still brings in stuff from outside. >> i guess. >> why do you still call her your girlfriend's dog. i've seen you with her more than i've senior girlfriend with her. >> because the dog likes her more than me. >> do you feed her and take her out. >> i try to. way to be supportive. >> all right. jenny joyce is live in south philadelphia on a pretty disturbing story. hi, jenny. yeah, not a very good saturday morning for people here in this section of south philly. take look at these cars. several vehicles sideswiped by a driver believed to be under the influence of alcohol. we'll have a live report coming up
oh, my god! >> horns honking, brakes screeching, because of a reckless driver plowing through cars on a south philadelphia street. forcing neighbors to get involved. how they jumped into action before police were able to make it there. and a historic building ravaged by a massive fire must come down. what that means for those of you planning to visit old city this weekend. and a horrific shooting that's forever changed the world we live in. how the florida school shooting has brought the copycat threat here to our area. good day everyone it's saturday, february 24th, 2018. i know last week i was so bothered i covered a story in north philadelphia where you could see a man on surveillance video pull a gun out of his sweatshirt cock it walk up to the front door and try to pull on the door. it just scares you. you don't know what someone is thinking or what they're going to do. >> yeah. that's just frightening. >> disturb. 8:00 o'clock on the dot. scott has a look at our foreca forecast. it doesn't feel like february but it's still winter, right. >> this is the last weekend of
the month of february. we're almost into march. live look outside our studios. showing you folks have on the jackets and they will need the rain gear later on because those showers will be moving in. but temperature wise, right now it's 45 degrees and the sun will set this evening at 5:47. look at the reduced visible across the area down 2 miles now in millville. 2 miles in atlantic city. down to a quarter of a mile as you move toward places like pottstown. so just be mindful of areas of fog. temperatures low to mid 40s right now north and west. we have 42 degrees in pottstown. 47 in dover. 47 degrees right now in wildwo wildwood. so temperatures later on today it depends on your location. 44 degrees in the poconos for the high. 51 in allentown. mid 50s for philadelphia and also sections of south jersey into delaware. we're dry for the most part but you can see the green. the rainfall off to the west and as we expand the view, look at some of the heavy rain around the ohio river valley. that will head in our direction
especially later on this afternoon and into this evening. so grab the umbrellas you'll need it later on today but if you're running those errands first thing this morning you're okay. 55 degrees will be the high temperature for today and then by tomorrow, look at the numbers. nearing 60 degrees. we'll go hour by hour and talk about expected totals coming up. ♪ oh, my god! >> can you imagine being a witness to this? a driver barreling through more than a dozen park cars on a south philly street. this happening overnight. leaving behind thousands of dollars in damage. the driver is in custody but people are still angry and understandably so. jenny joyce is in south philadelphia with this breaking story. so disturbing, jenny. >> reporter: yeah, it really is.
it caused a lot of south philly residents to get very upset last night and still this morning. take look at this vehicle. this is one of the cars with a little bit more severe damage sideswiped on the corner in addition to this we have roughly nine vehicles still on this block with side mirrors ripped off. i know you just saw that viewer video. we have to show it to you again. you can hear horns honking, you can hear that engine revving and smashing into car after car after car. >> he tried to get out of the vehicle loft residents that actually came hit came out of their houses and laid them at bay. handy to be a lucky police officer coming buying right after it happened. it was mind blowing. i had to pop in the house and call neighbors up and just started making sure all my friends cars were okay. so just mind blowing. >> reporter: so that was actually one neighbor i talked to who said he had just gotten home from work and he saw all of his neighbors out here in the street working together as you heard him say they were holding
down the driver who caused all of this damage until police arrived. so it was third district police. they responded and they ended up taking that man into custody on suspicion of dui. in the meantime we have again nine cars here but that man we talk to said last night there were roughly 15, 16 so some of those cars probably were moved overnight. but a lot to figure out now. i think you also heard that man say that they believe the driver is one of their neighbors. so people here know who that person is. so it's likely he will have to pay for this damage. back to you lauren. >> that is rough. jenny joyce, thank you so much. police are investigating a double shooting in north philadelphia this morning. investigators say someone shot two men around 1:45 at west rockland and north broad street. 36-year-old man was shot twice in his legs. a 35-year-old man shot three times in his legs. the 36-year-old is in critical condition at einstein hospital. police fear that shooter did hit an artery. the 35-year-old is in stable condition officials are looking
for a suspect. a building in philadelphia's historic distract ravaged by massive fire will soon be torn down. flashing police lights can be seen at third and chestnut street which is still closed off to traffic. it's been six days since a fire destroyed the building at 239 chestnut street. the cause of the fire still unknown. we have learned demolition will begin on monday and it's expected to take about a week. that means several streets in the area will be closed. nearby businesses allowed to remain open during the project wonder if those road closures will affect their bottom line. >> the park land school district in lehigh county hopes to reopen its schools monday after more than two dozen buses went up in flames. canceling classes yesterday. flames broke out around 3:00 o'clock yesterday morning at a bus garage in south whitehall township. 25 school buses look at them there destroyed including 16 that were completely gutted. stephanie and her daughters remember waking up to the smell of smoke.
ben sal let me police searching for a man who groped a young girl inside a department store. they have a photo of the guy. police say it happened wednesday night inside the neshaminy target. the 13-year-old girl was with her mother when the man allegedly walked up and inappropriately touched her before he got away. police want to track him down before he does this again. target is working with police in their investigation. teachers returned to stoneman douglas high school yesterday just nine days after a gunman opened fire killing 17 innocent people. school officials say they're taking their time to reopen providing counseling and other resources to faculty and staff. they want to make sure this transition goes smoothly but the incident has affected communities across the country including right here in our area. joanne pill lee gee has more on the school threats including the most recent out of delaware county. >> everybody is hyper vigilant based on the current circumstances around the country. >> reporter: police in radnor township were called to the high school after a student social
media post was considered a potential threat. >> anything that could be of a concern school district calls us obviously we responded promptly over there. to determine there was a student involved in some messaging that went on. >> i don't think we're ever ever over reactioning because you never know. you never know if a threat is real or not. >> reporter: these horrific images seem etched in our collective memory at this point. students running from their high school in park land, florida, last week. former student with an ar-15 went on rampage, killing 17. since then, there's been a rash of threats at area schools. at radnor high, and also at pennridge high in bucks county and at at a middle school in 59 lapped, new jersey, and at west deptford high in gloucester county. at pennridge the district says "out of abundance of caution, the pennridge regional police department will be more visible than usual at the high school in the upcoming days. we appreciate their assistance
in keeping school safety our priority ". >> it seems to me like the world is kind of gone a little bit up on its head the with these troubled children. >> reporter: no doubt parents and educators are on edge about school safety. mary jacques is an occupational therapist and special needs teacher. >> i think there's a whole generation of kids who are having issues right now. >> our hearts pour out to the people in florida. we have to remain focused, calm and prompt to respond. >> that was joanne pileggi reporting. now radnor police are still investigating the threat with the help of the da's office. the district will be holding a series of assemblies to review safety protocols. new details in the shooting that killed a woman driving down broad street. police say it may be a case of mistaken identity or road rage. 23-year-old tyesha timmons was hit by gunfire driving her van with six family members including three children wednesday night. fox 29 has new surveillance video that shows what happened
seconds after the shots rang o out. you see the van crosses over the median barely missing another car before crashing into a building. >> the only thing we do know the occupants of the car didn't bring this upon themselves. our hearts go out to the victim's family. it's terrible what happened to this young lady. it shouldn't happen to anybody. >> as police search for the shooter, memorial set up at the site of the accident near broad street and old york road in honor of timmons. moorestown preparing to honor one of its most popular residents today. it's not our very own steve keeley who's popular in his own right but eagles head coach doug pederson fresh off bringing that lombardi trophy back to philadelphia earlier this month. town officials say doug will get a formal proclamation on the community house front lawn. moorestown has already hung a congratulatory banner up across main street. that fun will kick off this morning at 10:00 a.m. forget the milk, alcohol and cook he's apparently the perfect
match. a beloved uncle saved the day for his niece and comes up with a match made in heaven at the same time. but first, credit card debt isn't just huring your wallet. it's also bad for your health. the shocking numbers plus the best way to turn your money problems around. that's next. >> i'm sue serio with your pal and mine weekend wendy and we're here to tell you about the finale of the black history month celebration at the african-american museum in philadelphia. and today they have some special activities in addition to the exhibits that are there as well including a dance performance and there's a reenactor of an african-american soldier who fought in the american revolution. so that and a whole lot more included with your regular admission to the african-american museum here in philadelphia much from the noon till 3:00 the special celebration part and whatever you decide to do this weekend we hope you have fun. that
♪ ♪ ♪ good morning. i'm karen hepp with today's busy mom m my busy momma is ashley myers. mainline fashionista. good morning. >> good morning. how are you karen good so good. tell me about your familiarly. >> i have husband and three kids, tw daughters that are 12 and ten and a son who is eight. >> running a million different whirlwind business but basically you're a stylist and you can help women go into their closet and make sense of what they have. >> that's true. i do. so fan favorite service is a kloss is a edit which i come
into your home like you said and help those women and men actua actually we've through the items they don't need any more that possibly don't work for their coloring, their body type and then we make outfits out of the clothes that they already own. i think that most people now a days think of a stylist as this really far reaching person that you can't hire yourself like a normal day to day person and so i like to really make it as bake as possible. fashion really means more about feeling confident about yourse yourself. so i can come in and help with those day to day items as well& as really big event. wedding, head shots that you have, interview. >> one woman she was going away on vacation sometimes the best shopping is in your own closet. >> it's so true. why go out and spend all this money all these brand new clothes you can dig through your closet and fine items. mixing and matching and rethin rethinking your closet by pairing this really cool striped top with a floral skirt. >> where can people reach out to you. >> you can find me on facebook.
i actually started a group called mainline fashion advice and shopping tips there's over 4,000 members. so please join that. you can also find me on facebook under my name mainline fashionista as well as on instagram. i write for radnor life and style magazine and i've been guest speaking at a ton of events spreading the word about owning your own fashion. >> she's clearly a busy momma. ashley, thank you very much. >> thank you so much, karen. >> appreciate it. for more information where to reach ashley or our busy mammas come to fox29.com. ♪ time now 8:15 on this saturday morning. we have the clouds. we have some areas of fog out there. but most of the rainfall will hold off until after lunch. we're looking at 43 degrees currently allentown. mid 40s in philadelphia. so we'll go hour by hour. it's mostly cloudy once again that rainfall will be moving in later on this afternoon into
this evening right when you're making those plans and reservations to head out for dinner. we're looking at the rainfall temperatures will be above average today in the mid 50s for philadelphia. 56 degrees in atlantic city. 54 in dover. cooler north and west. high temperatures around pottstown and reading right around 50 degrees. so as we talk about the percentages. you can see 70% chance by this afternoon and evening. 90% chance overnight into your sunday morning. that's when the instead yesterday of the rainfall will occur. so most of the action off to the west and you can see a slug of moisture will move in our direction especially by the afternoon and evening into the first part of the day tomorrow before we finally start to dry out. we're talking about over an inch of rainfall before all is said and done for philadelphia. temperatures though early next week upper 50s to near 60 degrees. back over to you. >> i love your forecast. i hate credit card debtor debt.
it's never good. now it's not just hurting your wallet it's also bad for your health. this comes as credit card debt hits an all-time high. dave our money money is here to explain why it's bad for our health but first the average american has how much credit card debt. >> you ready for this. we're sitting down. $6,400 is the average credit card balance right now. all-time record high. >> the only time i think that's okay is if you put your like student loan on there. >> and then pay it off in full the next month. [ laughter ] >> right? good luck with. >> that's what we want to do. you're absolutely right, lauren. we always knew that credit cards can make you broke. now, according to recent study they make you sick physically sick. >> that's terrible. >> here's what's going on. 86% of consumers that have credit card debt regret what they did. >> of course. >> all right. that's not a surprise. >> been there, done that. >> 40% of those consumers say that it make them sad. make them depressed. >> because you're trying to climb out of a hole that you seemingly can't get out. > yeah much this is serious stuff. depression is big business as you know. bad business and 20% of
consumers say that their credit card debt is physically making them ill. actually making them ill. huring their health. that is huge issue, right. >> um-hmm. >> the good news this morning, folks, is, number one, you're in the alone much this is a common problem. >> it is. >> if you're watching there are things you can do to get out of this funk to make yourself financially healthy and put yourselves back on the road to physical health. >> i know one tip. it's very easy. >> go ahead. >> you have to pay little bit more than the minimum amount. >> here's the deal. if you have let's say a $6,400 about the average and if you're just paying the minimum if your credit card is 18%, a lot of them are more, but the average about 18%, if you owe 6400 bucks making minimum payment, it's going to take you more than 30 years. >> and then not to mention all the interest you're paying over that 30 years. >> $18,000. >> what? >> yeah. i tell folks, look, you're going to see the movies tonight. you're going to see black panther tonight. >> yes. >> put it on your credit card that movie better be really good because you'll be paying for it
for the neck 30 years. >> my goodness. >> don't get caught in that trap of just paying the minimum. few tips. number one tackle the high interest rate card first. >> if you have multiple cards. >> focus on the one with the highest rate just pay the minimum payment on the others get rid of it. okay. >> okay. >> a little trick we talk about here on good day before i still like. 0% credit card offer. you can get them usually good for about 12 months. >> okay. >> transfer your balances over. >> okay. >> right? work on that card for the neck 12 months. >> that makes sense. because you're not paying interest. >> you're not paying interest. you know, chipping away at the principal. >> um-hmm. >> let's do that. and finally, if you really are jammed up and a lot of people are by the way don't be embarrassed because it's not just lower income consumers that have this problem. i work with people who make a lot of money. and they're jammed up with credit cards. >> okay. >> um-hmm. >> if you're really in trouble check out consumer.ftc.gov. >> what's that. >> federal trade commission. google federal trade commission. government website that will help consumers that can give you
all sorts of information on how you can unbury yourself. how you can get back to fresh air when it comes to your credit cards to get you back to health. >> gotcha. i have a tip people ask me all the time you're always traveli traveling. but my aunt taught me this and i think it works beautifully. if you know you'll spend money on traveling, let your money work for you, right? so i use my credit card to charge my every day items but i keep up with it and then you pay that chunk off but in the meantime& you're getting points and you're getting benefits and all of that for using the credit card so make your card work for you. >> you travel a lot. >> yes. >> you really do. mom, you visit mom in florida. >> always on the road. >> in at land t it makes sense for you to do that. to gather those points and use it against the cost of your travel. >> right. >> for most of us who don't travel a hot if you're not traveling a lot use the best cash back card you can get. >> go for that cash. >> yeah. >> use that to help pay the next months's bill. >> true or we could win the lottery. >> or that. or marry well. [ laughter ] >> check out the numbers. oh you'll earn every dime if you marry well.
it's a special edition of kelly classroom say good morning to all my friends from thomas mifflin elementary school. [ cheers and applause ] >> they're all here in the gymnasium the auditorium. looking good this morning. come here, george. i want to say special hello to my friend the third grade teacher mrs. duct. let's have a hand for mrs. duct. [ cheers and applause ] >> come on up here, mrs. duct. because mrs. duct took care of my daughter kristyn when she was a schoolteacher a couple years ago. >> yes. >> so i just want to do say thank you on life tv. >> i love kristen. i love you kristen. can't wait to see you good end. >> you're a great teacher and this is a great school. up on the stage here are all the students that have been celebrating that -- celebrating 100 days of perfect attendance. come on. give it up for them. [ cheers and applause ] >> a hundred days without missing a day of school. talk about loving school. and in addition to that, they're
anything for ya ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> ♪ i will get good grades for ya -- >> great job by the gang from thomas mifflin elementary school! >> ♪ >> those kids are jamming. i love it. coming up it's the first of its kind event here in our area. honoring local women who overcome all different kinds of adversity. hear the stories behind walking beautifully strong. that's next but first a live look outside at camelback. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> moorestown will be celebrating eagles head coach and moorestown resident doug pederson this morning fresh off bringing a first super bowl to philadelphia earlier this month. town officials say doug will get a formal proclamation on the community house front lawn. moorestown has already hung a congratulatory banner up right across main street. that fun kicks off this morning at 10:00 o'clock. students at the west town school in west chester held a rally in moment of silence for all the shooting victims in florida. you can see many of them carrying signs with pretty powerful messages for stricter gun control measures. a few students took the stage demanding action from lawmakers. >> we are fed up and tired of the nra continue to go lobe for
less strict gun laws and for more guns on our streets. we know that more guns creates more danger and we're prepared to demand that all politicians refuse this money which halts progress to reform gun control and allow for more mass tragedies to occur. >> after the rally, students gathered inside for an action workshop. that's quick look at your headlines this morning. you're watching good day weekend. i'm lauren johnson. let's turn things over to scott williams for look at your weekend forecast. hi, scott. >> good morning, lauren. good morning, everyone. another weekend so, yes, more rainfall expected later on this afternoon. we have some clouds. we have some areas of fog and drizzle. but the instead yesterday of the rainfall will arrive later on this afternoon after about 1:00, 2:00 o'clock. but look at all of the moisture off to the west around the ohio river valley. it's going head right in our direction in particular this evening and overnight and first part of the day tomorrow. temperatures right now low 40s.
as you move north and west reading 43 degrees. 43 in allentown. 46 right now in millville and 47 in atlantic city. so as we go hour by hour, it's mostly cloudy out there. we're talking about temperatures by noon already low 50s. mid 50s by 3:00 o'clock. that will be the high temperature and then you can note by evening we're looking at more coverage in the way of those showers. so the average high should be 4. we're looking at 55 philadelph philadelphia. 56 in in atlantic city. cooler north and west. only low 40s for the poconos, and we're looking at 51 degrees for the lehigh valley. that weather authority seven day forecast showing you cloudy today. showers arriving late this afternoon and evening overnight continuing first half of the day on sunday. 60 debut tomorrow. upper 50s monday and tuesday as we dry out and see more sunshi sunshine. 60-degrees by the middle of the week and then more showers by thursday and fry as temperatures
drop back into the 40s. lauren over to you. >> weather looking good, scott. we love it. okay. tomorrow the first of its kind event honoring local women who have overcome all different kinds of adversity. it's called walking beautifully strong. it's all organized by latoya scott and she is here now with her own story and struggle and more on why she dreamed up this even. thank you for coming in. i know you're running around like crazy to get everything in place for tomorrow's event. >> absolutely. >> we first have to start by saying we know it sold out but you're saying you're going to make room for whoever shows up. >> absolutely. i'm going to make plenty of room for the women who would like to attend. they just have to go to event bright and just register under walking beautifully strong. >> la toy quark you dreamed this up out of your own struggles. seven months pregnant. tell me what happened. >> my baby she wound up having complications she had down syndrome and few other situations and i was at the university of pennsylvania and they thought it was best for me to because she would have came out a different way so they said best that you terminate. so i had to carry her for two weeks knowing that i had to terminate and just feeling her
kicks and her movements and thinking she's a normal child but when i would have had her she would have came out, you know, a lot of issues so it was hard decision. i had her footprints and, you know, me doing this event causes me to propel my grieving process. so me honoring women who have been through all types of things just letting them know you have the right to live past your pa pain. >> i know i read some of the stories of the women. one woman who is local who's living with hiv. >> yes. >> there's other women who have their own stories. >> yes. >> how did you find these women and locate them to help them come forward and share their stories? >> well a few of women i personally new and i watched their lives progressively and i said you know what, she would be a great candidate. i met the woman with hiv at a another event and i said she would be amazing because she was so strong and she was confident. so all the women have been through traumatic experiences. they're currently dealing with breast cancer, um, loss of babies, loss of their mothers,
um, one woman you know she was in a poverty situation now she's going to get her master's next week. >> i saw that. >> it's so it's amazing. i'm just excited just to honor the women and you know it's just something i'm doing from my heart. >> year of the woman they say. >> the year of the woman. for women and by women. >> we always hear the phrase, what doesn't kill us, makes us stronger. >> yes, makes us stronger. >> did you truly believe that now. >> yes. every time i have an inn link i get sad or i think about all the women that i'm empowering to move forward, just my life being a testimony to help them propel to say, i can do this. i can make it and i'm living for my children, for my family, for my husbands and that's my thing. i had to live for my three-year-old daughter, and, you know, it's amazing. >> i know tomorrow kind of walk me through what will happen at this event. >> tomorrow we have a dynamic speaker jocelyn fitzgerald from compelling your world ministries she's amazing. she's out of philadelphia. we have a lot of vendors. we have, um, painter who will do
a live paining. >> nice. >> geared to the event. we'll donate that to one of the woman. all the raffles are free. the lord told me to give it away for free. it is not about money so the women are -- everybody will walk away with something tangiblely and walk away spiritually empowered and rich. i'm excited. >> my last question for you is what do you hope these women walk away with tomorrow when they leave aside from those tangible things that you just mention idea what do you hope they leave with the message in their heart? >> just more strength. their husbands, they're boyfriends who attend just to begin to help them heal through their process where they don't have to feel like they're alone. so that's what i look forward to them walking away with and just another level of strength to continue on to the next day. >> there's power in numbers. >> there's power in numbers. >> so the event is tomorrow. starts at 4:00 p.m. at the supper club cafe in washington township. >> in washington township. >> we do have to say it is sold out but you're making space. >> i'll make space for everyone. i do have a little gift for you. >> you're so sweet. >> i brought a shirt. >> so kind. >> it says walking beautifully strong. >> i love it.
and it's a nice shirt. i hope it fits you. >> i hope it will too. i will rock it. >> yes. i will rock it l that's your gift. >> thank you so much. >> thanks for coming by. >> good luck tomorrow. >> thank you i'm excited. take lots of pictures and post them. >> 8:36. booming business some are calling them the building blocks of the future. how shipping containers are being turned into homes right here in our area. ♪
happy saturday everybody. coming tomorrow do you want to look as glam as this. jamie is telling us what we need to do to look on trend but not crazy in terms of new york fashion week. ♪ ♪ ♪ a new community of homes is booming and we're not talking about your average red brick houses. this right here made from a shipping container. our bill rohrer is in chester county with the building blocks of the future. >> reporter: william and carlo are in the business of building houses but not in the way you may be used to. >> this is the main living area. >> reporter: on the inside this house looks like any normal house. but the outside, it looks completely different. you see, this house is made out of a recycle shipping container. for the last four months, standard 20-foot container has
been parked at the great valley shopping center in malvern. karlo an architect presented the container home idea to william a few years ago. >> i had just retired. i thought hit potential much the concept of tiny houses was coming up and was becoming a trend. so we said i think it's probably the right time to do it. >> reporter: this home is about 160 square feet. but if that's too small these containers can be placed side by side or stack up to at high as nine. these steal structures make it all possible. >> you can use it as backyard retreat, i mean, guest house, in law house, if your kid is coming back from college and you want to give him some independence. >> reporter: homes are assembled inside a factory. then moved and set up anywhere you can imagine. plans on the company's website show these containers could be used as shelters in emergency areas. >> we are exploring the possibility of having a combination of solar panel and water collection system on the roof.
we would like to have something that is completely off the grid report roar this model starts at $36,000. so for less than luxury car, this could be yours. >> you compare prices maybe we are on the same level as a mobile home but i mean that's like comparing apples and oranges report roar difference in living in steel container sanu idea. >> people are slow to adopt them. i mean, it's not that common. and people are not used to them. and i think that has to grow on people. >> reporter: in malvern, bill rohrer, fox 29 news. check out what's happening in our studio. forget the milk. how about some whiskey to pair with your girl scout cock keys. the unlikely pairing dreamed up by one local girl and her uncle. we'll talk about it coming up.
♪ ♪ ♪ all right. when traveling every trip can be an adventure but it doesn't mean you have to change your routine up at all. in fact according to recent survey, more than half of the travelers in the study admit to following the exact same routine to ensure that every trip goes as planned. that includes timing, meals, even when to use the bathroom about 60% of people said they always go to the bath rom before
the flight even if they don't have to go. almost half of americans tend to arrive at the airport before the check in desks are even open. don't forget this. all next week we're giving i was chance to win a trip to ire land all you have to do is watch good day next week wait for word of the day, once you have the word, go to our website, fox29.com, and there's going to be a new word every single day. scott, i never show up at the airport early enough for the counters not to be open. >> yeah, me either. i don't like sleeping in an airport. i had to do it one time. never again hopefully. but i always wait until the last minute to pack. so i'm guilty of that. but let's focus on this weekend weather because it's going to be damp and dreary. the rainfall chances look at this ramp up later on this afternoon and this evening. overnight by tomorrow morning 90% chance of rainfall. some of which could be heavy at times. so ultimate doppler right now showing the clouds and you can see off to the west showers
moving in to places like harrisburg always few sprinkles trying to show up in lancaster northern sections of berks county so we'll watch this progress throughout the day. so slug of moisture steady at times around the ohio river valley and that is on the move for us. we'll go hour by hour. you can see by 2:00, 3:00 o'clock, we're looking at the coverage kind of filling in. so grab the umbrellas, keep them handy for tonight. excuse me. more of the same with round after round of moisture moving in. by tomorrow morning, 6am, we're looking at scattered showers really continuing then as we go right around lunch time we finally start to see some clearing across parts of the area and that sunshine will return as we head back to work and school next week. so how much additional rainfall atlantic city we're talking about over half an inch of rainfall before all is said and done. for philadelphia, we'll likely see 1.35-inches forth and west.
over an inch of rainfall as well. so the month has really been wet. over 5-inches of rainfall so far for the month of february. putting us in the top ten wettest. we'll likely see an additional inch before all is said and do done. so what about the temperatures? yesterday's high temperature it was 43 degrees. we're looking at numbers right now at or above our high temperatures from yesterday. this is typical for the average high this time of year in the low to mid 40s across the area. we'll add on about 10 degrees to that by the afternoon. high temperatures topping out 5. 56 for atlantic city. 55 in wildwood. we're looking at 56 degrees for millville. temperatures north and west, 50 in reading. 50 pottstown f you're headed to the pocono mountains, hitting the ski slopes it's going to be damp and dreary. temperatures today topping out in the low 40s most of the that rainfall once again arriving by
the afternoon and also into the evening. so that weather authority seven day forecast showing temperatures topping out in the mid 50s today. 60 degrees by sunday. and early next week, upper 50s to near 60 degrees. lauren? >> all right, scott we've heard this the philadelphia hero is getting honored today. we're talking doug pederson. that super bowl season, whoo, it's a lot to be celebrated jenny joyce live in moorestown with more on a parade at 10:00 o'clock today, jenny? >> reporter: yeah, good morning, guys. we knew the parade was at 10:00 o'clock. we literally just pulled up. pulled over. there's already a good crowd here. i'm joined by mayor stacey jordan. i'm sorry. stacey, can you tell me a little bit, what can we expect this morning? already a lot of support here. >> it's great. it's small town community and we wanted to celebrate doug pederson the eagles super bowl win we're excited he lives here is part of moorestown, part of our commune 93 want to do show our appreciate to him hins family moorestown is a special place to live and we're excited they're here and we'll have a
fun morning and be doing proclamation. giving out to doug and just having a fun festive day with everybody here with our town. >> reporter: if we can pan off and just show some of the people who have started to gather here. everybody, of course, is wearing their eagles jerseys but who is over there? is that local band? >> that's our moorestown high school band. and they'll be popping today. we're really excited to have them. super kids and we have a great school and we're just proud they're here. >> how long has dug arrived in moorestown, do you know. >> he's lived here on and off for few years. of course he's been a couple other places but we're so happy come back when he became a eye coach of the eagles and obviously as the head coach. >> wht time is he expected to arrive? >> he should be arriving shore shorely. we're expecting him very short shortly. and he'll be here to watch everybody come and gather and then we'll be able to give him proclamation. >> awesome. so people even if you don't live in moorestown come on out. you good it to see doug pederson out here and we're going to be capturing all of this it will be on my facebook page. i'll be tweeting out lauren as well. you won't miss the action back
at the station either. >> i love it. i'll be tuned in,? jenny thank you very much. toss the milk if you're going to you know why? because maybe you can partner them with whiskey. this is a little girl and her uncle. they're going to save the day for a match made in heaven when it comes to girl scout cookies. for a match made in heaven when it comes to girl scout cookies. we'll talk about it coming when you combine the best internet with the best shows you get the best of both worlds. with the fastest internet available you will enjoy virtually seamless streaming for only $79.99 a month online with a two year agreement, and your netflix is on us for one year. and with the gigabit connection on the 100% fiber-optic network, you can stream on up to 100 devices at once. so get the fastest internet available, plus netflix,
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♪ ♪ ♪ speaking of the bars where i go how about bring on the whiskey. local fundraiser has led to the pairing of booze and your favorite girl scout cookies? how about that? jared atkins from blue bird distilling is here to walk us through the favorite pairs along with his niece nine-year-old sadie. >> hi sadie. >> hi. >> how are you. >> great. >> she wants to sell girl scout cookies many jared had an idea. your mind gets to work. business, your business acumen we can pair girl scout cookies with whiskey. >> everybody loves girl scout cookies. i love them especially. >> yes. >> we make booze i love booze as well. so what's a better combination than pairing girl scout cookies with spirits. >> i love this. i'm in the a whiskey drinker. walk me through some of the flavors and tell me about the pairings. scott and i agreed earlier though we both like,, what are
these called sadie they used to be called samoas. caramel delights. >> they changed the name. but everyone's favorite is what, thin mints. >> yeah. >> every won loves the thin mints. >> are those thin mints. >> thin mints and peanut butter pat tease. >> these are smores. >> she's are smores. what are these. >> trios the gluten free ones. >> oh, i like that. >> whole gluten free set up over here. the gluten conscious drinker. >> let's start over here. >> sure. >> so we'll start with our vodka we make this totally from scratch from rye grain and vodka we all know is very clean we got a little bit of flavor going with us what's better than adding mint. we paired the vodka with the thin mints. >> on purpose. >> clean mixture for there. >> i like that. >> yeah. >> do you want to start there. give eight taste. >> scott you want to give eight taste. >> what do i do. >> i'll have one with you. really high tech way -- sniff -- excuse me, taste, bite, taste.
good get a on your palate. >> you can't have this sadie by the way. >> i know. >> take bite of the cookie. >> wet your palate again. >> you can always owe the cookies. you have to pass on the whiskey, right? >> interesting combo. >> you get the cleanness of the vodka but nice min flavor in there. >> they go perfect together good nice. >> what's the next cookie sadie. >> that one. >> smores. >> the smores. >> all right. uncle jared what goes with the smores. >> this will be our flagship our four grain bourbon. so again we make this tollly from scratch our disstillery from corn rye, wheat and barley and it kind of bourbon has that really char vanilla caramel butterscotch. what goes with that camp fire smores cookie. >> there you go. >> pairing just made in heaven i feel like that's my favorite pairing overall. >> that's your favorite. >> absolutely. what's up next. >> peanut butter patties. >> so this goes with our single malt. our single malt has more of almost like melted town butter fingers good nutty flavor and really strong, um, malt style. what goes perfect pairing with
peanut butter. single malt. >> not too much peanut butter. >> just kind of that perfect. >> the next one i will try jared tears my favorite. >> what's that one. >> american wheat whiskey. when woo wheat goes into a barrel it's much softer it will focus on the sweeter notes the butterscotch, caramel and toffee. we mayor that with caramel delights. two sweet necessary really nice match. >> the coconut, too. >> absolutely. >> this one i'll try. you want a cookie want a cookie with me. >> sorry, mom. she's getting a cookie. you usually eat your cookies with what, milling. >> i eat >> who needs milling. >> last but not least. last but not least thinking with people trying to avoid gluten. we wouldn't be anywhere if we didn't have option for that. dark rum is perfect. rum is made from sugar. it's aged in whiskey barrel.
sweet fruity dry honey. >> whoo! >> we mick it will girl scout trees yo gluten free flavor everybody can enjoy even if you don't want to be going with in this direction we have the gluten free hospital son pairs perfectly with the room. >> family affair. i love this. >> she want totter sell cookies and i wanted to sell booze that perfect match. >> together. make uncle jared help you with your sales. >> sadie has hers around her finger. >> easiest way to eat one. >> easiest way to eat one. final check of weather. >> the rain will be moving in. especially this afternoon and also this evening. so grab an umbrella. keep it handy we're talking about over an inch before all is said didn't unfor sunday night. so we'll looking at temperatures today 55 degrees. 60 tomorrow. we dry out. tomorrow afternoon and evening and then early next week temperatures back into the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. more rainfall by next thursday and friday. >> sadie really quickly how many boxes of cookies have uncle jared have to sell.
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