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it is looking like a great day. >> when the weather is so beautiful outside, it is hard to not start a monday off right. you know what i mean? doesn't matter what's going on on the roadways, but to top it off, roadways looking really good. we have a minor accident in darby, overall things will looking really nice. >> looks like we hit the lottery. >> for sure. you said, and beyond, there you go, buzz lightyear, i love it. looking ahead to just fantastic week, there will be new colds front, always has to be a transit. but it is for many days yet it come. overall good week this summer. we had heavy storms yesterday, brought flooding, brought actually some homes that were struck by lightning, so, couple of trees down, those were really some nasty thunderstorms. at this point storm scan has cleared out, it is completely, even at this point, cleared off long island that front, left with high pressure, regaining control. and high pressure, if you know anything about weather, very
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often tends to bring very fair weather to the delaware valley, that's exactly what it is going to bring, i mean, fair is kind of understatement. this looks fantastic over the next couple every days, more than anything i would say because just more comfortable. if it were cloudy with dew point down to 63, we would still be happier than it has been in the last couple every days with the steaminess but current dew point is 63, we call it not bad. now by tomorrow, it is pretty much awesome when it comes to the comfort index as we look at the dew points, but for now we take this and enjoy t temperatures casino every all over the place, you have some 50's even and actually still at philadelphia international airport, at 71 degrees, but it will be a noticeably cooler and more comfortable beginning to the day as you step out the door this morning, 67 in doylestown, as we walk you through the rest of the day, just beautiful morning. you are talking wall-to-wall sunshine all day, in that bright sunshine, have a chance to warm it back up to 3:00 p.m., 82 degrees, officially shooting for 83 for daytime high. granted breezy but tough to
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complain about anything in today's forecast, looks stellar. >> sure does, no excuse not to get out there and go for a jog, not saying i'm going to, but you should maybe, do it for me. schuylkill before spring garden guys, zoomed in, but you can see how many vehicles are starting to go past the cameras now. just cracking into the 5:00 hour. this is great indicator of the kinds of monday morning you'll have, slowly going to start to heat up starting early in the 4:00 hour, see it progressively do so, quick peak, into the schuylkill right now, and we were showing the boulevard little bit ago. now we take a look at the vine, for those every you waking up, tuning in, good morning, so happy you're here. vine not closed overnight for the construction, vine open right now both moving in the westbound and eastbound direction. slowly heating up. keeping our eye on the westbound side. usually what heats up little quicker, eastbound side streaming in overall just know it was not closed overnight. waiting for that to open, it was never closed, go on out there, enjoy the vine, it is open, blue route at mid-county what you are look at, pushing in the southbound, blue route
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one of the most quiet areas right now, little construction in king of prussia little bit ago in 202, now since been cleared, jim, over to you. >> thank you, new this morning, deadly home invasion in philadelphia's hunting park section. >> and investigators say two men shot a father and his wife right in front of his children. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is live at the scene with the latest on this investigation. good morning, justin. >> reporter: report jan, good morning, six children safer with their grandparents, outside their home police and homicide detectives continue their investigation this morning, now, entering hour four, inside that north seventh street home, a couple gunned down, a man and woman shot in their second floor bedroom, not too far away that now that deceased man's children. this homicide invasion turned homicide is believed to have gun just before 1:00 a.m., 25th district police were dispatched to this home on the 3700 block of north seventh street, where in a second floor back bedroom they
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found 35 year old father shot in the stomach reportedly by a shotgun. he was declared dead on scene. nearby, a 40 year old woman, said to be his wife. she was shot in her right forearm and face and neck area, and was even able to communicate with police en route to temple hospital where she is reported in critical condition. also, home, that dad's six children, ranging in age from five years old to age 13, it is believed that some of them may have been in that bedroom during the deadly ambush, police walked us through what may have happened upstairs. >> we believe two males entered the property possibly through a first floor rear kitchen window. they went to the second floor rear bedroom, that's when they encountered the male and female victims. they demanded money. for some reason, the male was shotgun shot both of the
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victims. >> reporter: and back on scene this morning, crime scene investigators, medical examiners, and also detectives, remain on scene this morning, we know police have also recovered live shotgun ammo nearby, a shotgun, as well as a mask, police also say there are surveillance cameras in the area that may have caught video of the two men making their escape. and again, that woman, age 40, shot twice, she's in critical condition, over at temple hospital. those children are safe with their grand parent, but very tragic morning for them all. live here in hunting park, justin finch, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", jim, jan, back into you. >> horrible story. thank you, justin for that report. >> convicted child molester jerry sandusky is back in court today. the former penn state football coach is trying to get his conviction overturned, because he says his lawyer was inch effective. sandusky currently serving 30 to 60 year sentence for sexually abusing ten boys. our greg argos is in center county for today's proceedings, look for his reports later today on "eyewitness news".
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>> well, in other news, a relative is the second person charged in the killing after penn state professor, whose body was found at the bottom of a quarry in center county earlier this month. thirty-two year old danielle guyer arraigned over the weekend on murder charges, police say she helped plot the death of her uncle, communications professor ronald bettig. investigators say he was pushed 80 feet to his death by 39 year old george ishler. angrierer did nothing to stop it. >> did he not deserve to die this way. drugs, mental illness, no excuse for killing someone, none. >> now, police say ishler and guyer thought they would profit from donald betting's death because after will the professor had recently signed. >> house fire in east germantown has claimed the life of a 61 year old man, flames broke out on clapair street on germantown area around 6:00 last night. a 63 year old woman was also pulled from the house. she is in critical condition
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this morning, suffering from smoke inhalation, the cause of a fire is under investigation. >> and, two firefighters are recovering from injuries battling a fire in bensalem. it broke out on tennis avenue sunday afternoon around 2:00. one firefighter suffered diabetic shock, the other was burn, no other injuries were reported, and there is still no word on what sparked that fire. >> well, police need your help catching a suspect they say shot and killed a man in burlington county over the weekend. police say 26 year old samuel james opened fire on the 100 block of east federal street striking byron turner in the head. turner died, and five year old girl was injured as she tried to run away. police say samuel james is dangerous and should not be approached. >> we really want the public to know be very careful around this individual, dial 911. the active violence that he did last night was in restless disregard for any human life. >> family and friends held a memorial sunday to remember
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turner and call for an end to the gun violence in the community. >> new this morning, president obama is back in washington, d.c. the president was enjoying some sun and few rounds of golf while vacationing on martha vineyard with his family. the president has come under fire from some republicans for not cutting his trip short to tour flood ravaged louisianna. the president plans to visit baton rouge tomorrow, to see the devestation first-hand. at least 13 people died in the flooding. flood waters are receding now, and the clean up is underway, 60,000 homes were damaged. fema has set up two disaster recovery centers, and already approved $55 million in temporary assistance. plus, $15 million in advance national flood insurance payment. louisianna's governor pushed back at critics who said the president should have visited sooner. >> i asked him to let us get out of the response mode, where we were still conducting search of houses, we were still making rescues. i didn't want it divert these
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police officers, sheriff's deputies and state troopers and other essential resources and assets to providing security for the president. >> a network of relief now building across louisianna, the salvation army has even deployed mobile feeding trucks and tide providing laundry services to flood victims. >> right now, local red cross workers are volunteering, and also assisting in louisianna. the flooding in louisianna was the worse natural disaster to hit the united states since super storm sandy. early estimate predict relief effort could cost at least $30 million, and this number may grow. many of the calls for help are being diverted to our local red cross centers in center city, more than 10,000 calls have come in from people in need or from people wanting to help. >> can you imagine if the water roast to your second floor? could you imagine losing everything, that you have ever owned? that is the level of emotion, and intensity that you hear in
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the calls. >> now the red cross is providing shelter and food to thousands of people impacted by the disaster, and be in louisianna in the weeks and months to come, as residents recover. >> turning now to the latest on campaign 2016. party officials insist donald trump is getting back on track, and will catch up with democrat hillary clinton by labor day. national polls show clinton maintains a five-point lead over trump. clinton will be in los angeles for fundraiser tonight, followed by late night talk show appearance. trump holds the rally at the university of akron, in ohio. >> well, still ahead: the closing ceremonies have wrapped up in rio. but it was a surprise appearance that has got everyone talking. we'll show you the highlights. >> also, nearly dozen people are hurt after a car crashes into a crowd. the sick tips were all leaving a concert. we'll tell you what the driver says what went wrong. >> fire fight remembers battling seven different wild fires, in california. this one is threatening a landmark. we've got an update when we
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come back. stay with us. >> a great shot of boat house row from our photographer tom kelly. no wake-up call necessary for early risers, they'll get their exercise in today. we're in for a nice sunny day, nice week, katie's forecast, when we come back. stay with us, everyone.
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so now i'm not being perky, telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. >> woman lead ac concert for senior citizens, confuses the brake for her gas and goes into a crowd of people. two are in critical condition, nine others also hurt. all of them are in their 60s and 70s, happened in par ma heights outside of cleveland. police are investigating but so far no charges have been filed against the 74 year old driver. >> she did say she wasn't feeling well, that's why she left little early. so certainly have spoken to her for little while. but just appears it was an accident. she had mesa mistake again with the gas and the brakes. >> the driver was treated for minor injuries. the parking lot where this happened is also the parking lot for the police department. >> to california now, where seven different wild fires are
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currently burning. >> now, that includes the reefier in santa barbara county, expanded to more than 21,000 acres, sent a giant cloud of smoke, high into the atmosphere. right now it is about 20% contained, there is no word on its cause. >> and another california wild fire, this one's called the chimney fire, is threatening the famous hurst castle. california officials have closed the tourist attraction, but the visitors center remains open for now. firefighters say the fire is about 4 miles from the castle but fortunately it is burning in the other direction. the chimney fire is about 35% contained. >> off initials san bernardino lifted all evacuation orders for residents sunday afternoon, about 82,000 people were ordered to leave their properties on tuesday, when the fire broke out. 60 miles east of los angeles. most of the people returning will fine their homes intact. >> a man dice at a water park in washington state. eyewitnesses say lifeguards were slow to react.
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the 33 year old drowned in a pool at a wild wave steam park. eyewitnesses say the lifeguards took time to debate what to do before performing cpr. investigators are now interviewing park staffers. >> parts of the area saw some pretty severe storms yesterday, in a pretty cool cloud formation, down the shore. >> and that thanks to viewer, who sent in this video of a shelf cloud off the coast of kimble beach in delaware bay. those are some scary looking clouds. >> yes, definitely. >> i see those, i head inside. >> right? very prudent of both of you. and actually i got to give credit to ziek, he is one of our gold star twitter followers, sent in awesome pictures from stone harbor avalon pictures. thanks to him for that. thankfully the system that brought those shelf clouds in, has now since retreated. and high pressure is settling in do bring us absolutely gorgeous weather today and well into the next this coming week here. so let's take you outside. show you what's happening.
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first and for most, we look at the wide picture on storm scan to show the retreat of the storms, so heavily with the main fall across maine and the canadian border, but we're in the clear at this point, guys, high pressure again hooking us up with some stellar weather today and well into the week. now, when you look at the water vapor loop here, in that blue shaded area, you have got the moisture. that's getting just swiftly taken away out to say satisfy. and the drier air is really taking it place here. this will be the theme throughout the rest of the day. and certainly throughout the better part of the week. so dry air from the northwest, little breezy here today granted high pressure starts to take grip, overall just beautiful. now, let's shift gears, talking tropic. we are approaching the peak of hurricane season. and that does common september 10th. so, you know, only talking ten and change aways, flipping the calendar into september, can you believe, almost into september already? that said, you know, you get into the heart of the hurricane season.
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when it rains it pours. no pun intended. the fiona still out here in the center of the atlantic. may become an issue for bermuda in the days ahead. another area to watch down across the central atlantic. that one over the next 48 hours has about a 10% chance to develop, but eventually probably will, this is the one that could become gaston in the next two days. obviously very, very far away, over the cape verdict islands, but regardless this will be headed our way, and still along ways away, but will be something we have to monitor. for now, we have got something for everybody. fifty's, 60s, 70s, modest winds out of the midwest. a seven day, yet to come here as i'm getting the wrap on time. by the time we hit the end of the week back up to 90. that's the one and only day of this week that features even chance for shower or storm. meisha, over to you. >> looking awesome, katie, thank you so much. good morning, everyone, happy monday. well, this is what we're looking at right now, the schuylkill at the boulevard.
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taillights westbound direction toward city avenue. see westbound direction, eastbound side actually looking okay. the westbound side, really starting to heat up as you push toward city avenue, and already, just crack the 5:00 hour, the schuylkill starting to heat up. boulevard headlights moving in the southbound direction, looking good, actually, the boulevard, this is at fox street, looking good in both directions both southbound and northbound. that's really great news for those of you that need to take the boulevard specially moving toward the 6:00 hour. knowing you still have traveling the roadways, probably will until the 66:00 mark. ninety-five at girard moving in the southbound direction, looking good both directions, northbound side, interstate 95, barely even ever look at it this time. southbound side keeping our eye on it. you can see some brake lights already going off. letting you know, you might be tapping on them. just know interstate 95 right now usually does heat up. then an accident has cleared in darby, lansdowne at golf road. have construction out there, 422 eastbound between trooper and route 202, right lane blocked, afternoon
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construction, so between nine a.m. and 23:00 p.m. this will linger through friday. jan, over to you. >> meisha, thank you. now, for a look at the headlines, from across our region. >> first, from the mercury, man is recovering in a reading hospital after he was shot in the torso and leg early yesterday outside bar in stowe. this happened in front of the china baron west high street. anyone with information about the shoot something asked to call west pottsgrove police. in the news journal, cluttering roadsides, september 13th primary draws closer. for politicians the plackards are a way to reinforce their names in voters minds. in the past three months, 13 political takes cents state-wide have been fine for science to put on utility polls, medians just too close to the road. >> on the cover of the news herald, it is looking more like wheels up for pennridge airport plan to build a business park on part of it property. perkasie borough considering new zoning designation for the
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area would allow for breweries, micro breweries, micro wineries, distills, other pubs for uses. >> that's a look at some of the news headlines from all around the delaware val. >> i still ahead: wrapping it up in rio. >> spectacular ends to the summer games. more from the closing ceremonies, just ahead. stay with us.
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>> the phillies have the day off. yesterday they sent vince velasquez to the mounds. he has not won a game since the all-star break. struggled for the third straight game, gave up at least two homers, failed to pitch into the seventh inning. cardinals held the phillies offense to just nine singles, shut them out nine-nothing.
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the eagles released four players, the roster now at 84, must release nine more players before next tuesday. the birds have signed linebacker steven, one year deal, worth $3 million, he played defensive coordinator jim swartz in detroit, and the birds need help at linebacker after joe walker tore his acl in thursday's game against the steelers. that's all for sports, i'm lesley van arsdall, have a great day. >> olympic swimmer ryan lochte may face fines or suspensions about lying at gunpoint during the games in rio, may lose millions of dollars in end endorsements, as well. us olympic said lochte and teammates faked a story about being robbed at gunpoint in rio letting americans down, and taking their attention off of the games. investigators say the swimmers actually vandalized the gas station bathroom, after a night of partying, and armed guards confronted them and asked them to pay for the damage. the committee promised further action upon returning to the u.s. well, the 2016 summer
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olympics have come to a close, with the us bringing home 121 medals, 46 of them gold. >> a huge crowd bid farewell last night in rio, japan the site of the 2020 summer olympics, and the rio crowd was delighted when the japanese prime minister showed up disguised as super mario as part of the tribute to tokyo. they hosed the summer games once before back in 1964. us gym that is simone biles won five medals, four of them gold, and very first olympics, also could have won a gode meld al in posing for selfies, true for just about every other athlete as well in rio. the 19 year old flag bearer brought home gold in the vault, the floor exercise, the all around performance, as well as part of the champion us gym that is innings team. and, as we said, team usa won big in the final medal count total of 121 medals, 46
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of those were gold. china was second with 70 medals, 26 gold, great britain had 67 medals with 27 gold. the americans topped their previous high of 110 olympic medals, which they set in beijing in 2,008. >> well, coming up in the next half hour of "eyewitness news", how you could win a thousand dollars just for something you may already be doing. we'll explain. >> also ahead, hating your job can be bad enough. right? but now there is research showing how it can be hurting your health, too. >> speaking of health, a surgery surprise. doctors are forced to remove 40 knives from a man's stomach, and it was no accident. we'll tell you why he swallowed them in the first place. katie? >> this ought to be interesting. well, folks, looking ahead here to pretty stellar forecast. i can finally come bearing great weather news, not just for one day, this is a stretch that's going to last us a wheel. coming up all of the details on what promises to be pretty fantastic weather. it is all straight ahead.
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>> meisha is keeping an eye on the roads this monday morning. stay with us, we'll be right back.
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