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intensifying their search as a killer remains on the loose. "eyewitness news" reporter walt hunter is live outside police headquarters with developments in the up investigation, walt? >> reporter: well, jessica those who knew and loved kim jones tell me that with her love of church, family and children that they were not the least bit surprised in the final moments of her life, she was wearing headphones listening to gospel music as they waited for a bus near her home, moments later a a killer struck execution style, ambushing her and shooting her to death and now detective hope video from around that scene showing the killer will lead to an arrest. seen on video walking to a bus stop near her home police say kim jones had no idea that this killer was heading toward her about to take her life in a deadly ambush. >> he is a heartless predator in that kind of a fashion, walk up to her when she has headphones on listening to gospel music she never sees
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or hears him coming and he shoots the her in the back of the head. >> reporter: earlier police say the video shows the killer hide ago cross the street from her home for an hour before the attack. the killer then calmy walking away boarding a northbound subway train and exiting at hunting park station where the trail end. police say the fact that the killer never shows his face, even lowering his head near camera indicates a carefully planned hit. >> it is just incredible that something, you know this insane could happen to such a good person. >> reporter: jones, who spent her entire career working with children, was a dedicated parishioner of the church of the advocate, helping launch an after school meal program for boys and girls. the killer, taking away the life of a woman, whose first priority was improving the lives of others. >> kim had the idea that she could be instrumental in changing the world and kimberly was, she changed
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lives in a tremendous way. >> reporter: pastor spent the day, with the jones family making plans finalizing a funeral which is expect to be at her beloved church of the advocate, for now, police hope that you will provide information that will help catch this killer and the motive in this terrible crime remains a complete mystery. live from police headquarters, i'm walt hunter, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> walt, thanks very much. developing news tonight police are looking for a 14 year old wanted in the stabbing of another 14 year-old in west philadelphia violence happened this afternoon at forty-sixth and market. police say that the two argued and then argument that began during lunch at west philadelphia high school and then it spilled in the after school hours and then turned violent. >> after school these kids apparently all know each other in the area riding their bikes continued to have an argument over whatever the the fight was earlier and one of the three males pulls a knife from
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his pocket and that 14 year-old was stabbed one time in the chest. >> philadelphia police are working with west philadelphia high school to try to find that young man the victim is in critical condition tonight. also developing tonight a victory for penn state. the university is getting back more than 100 football wins that were taken away in the wake of the jerry sandusky scandal. "eyewitness news" reporter todd quinones is following developments from the cbs-3 sat center, todd. >> reporter: penn state supporters tonight are claiming victory proposed settlement announce today end all remaining sanction as begins the university and reinstates wins for the late joe paterno. the agreement means 112 victories will be restored to the football program making joe paterno once again the winningest coach in major college football were 409 wins. repeal of the decrease follows ncaa decision last year to reinstate football scholarships and allow penn state to play in bowl games earlier then original penalty.
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restrictions were put in place in the wake of the jerry sandusky child sex a abuse scandal that rocked the the university. settlement stems from the lawsuit filed by a state senator state treasurer. they claim ncaa didn't have right to punish joe paterno and penn state shouldn't have agreed. >> hoping today we will begin to make right damage that has been done. today is a victory for due process. it was not afforded in this case. today is a victory for people of pennsylvania today is a victory for penn state nation. >> reporter: new deal directs a 60 million-dollar fine to address child abuse, be spent within pennsylvania that the paterno family released a statement this have afternoon which a says in part that the repeal of the consent decree and the return of the wins to the university and joe paterno confirm that the ncaa and board of trustees acted prematurely and irresponsiblessably in the unprecedented sanctions that the ncaa imposed on the
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university, the players coaches and the community. late tonight the penn state board of trustees voted to accept the agreement. the judge involved in this case and the board of the ncaa have to sign off on this deal and that is expected to happen. all this now brings the question if joe paterno's statue will be put back. we are told by penn state official that is decision has in the been made just yet. reporting live todd quinones, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> todd, thank you. today's development with pen state is getting reaction on social media, we'd love to know what you have to think bit, visit cbs philly facebook page and send us a a tweet at cbs philly. use the hash tag cbs-3 chat. well, happening right now "eyewitness news" at philadelphia's 30th street station where a protest is getting underway. the these protesters upset with the conduct of police. they point to events in ferguson missouri and new york city as well as the shooting of brandon
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tait-brown, by philadelphia police. well an 86 year-old woman's foot slips off the the brake and her car goes crashing through the side of the ymca in delaware county. michelle krause stopped photo of the car just stopped inches on have the pool. driver just left the ridley ymca after a noon time work out when this happened. she was shaken but unharmed. no charges were filed. officials say that it could have been a whole lot worse. >> we are blessed that there were no injuries, it was during a lapse of time when no one was swimming in the lane affect. we're very proud that our staff reacted and acted our emergency procedures to make sure everyone was safe. >> the pool will be closed until repairs can be made and it is unclear exactly how long that will take. well, trenton bound river line train slams in the car in delran township tonight sending eight people to the hospital. they shot this eyewitness cam video of the chester avenue crossing with his cell phone
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just a couple hours ago. three of the injured were in the car, the others were inside what company calls a light rail vehicle. the the extent of those injuries is unknown tonight. we know services have been suspended between cinnaminson and riverside, new jersey while the investigation continues. tonight, the the temple university campus is in mourning after a student falls from a window to her death in center city. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is live at temple and spoke to students who knew her, justin. >> reporter: jessica, those who knew rebecca kim are shock by her sudden death and at this time police say there are no signs of foul play. >> i just heard about it this morning. i heard her name. i said i have known her a long time. >> reporter: that name rebecca kim but newman has always known her as becca. >> in seventh grade we were in the same home rooinek room and in high school we had classes together. >> reporter: 26 been friend ever since graduating wissohickon high school last
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year and at temple university, they were side by side again. from their johnson hall dorm to their chemistry class. kim was studying prepharmacy. >> when i saw her in class we did work together and all that kind of stuff. >> i cane her having a really good future. she seemed like a smart girl. overall nice person. so sad to hear that happened to her. >> reporter: on thursday night police say kim fell eight floors from an art institute of philadelphia dorm room window. authorities say that she was there visiting friend, two males who were inside. police have questioned them. kim dropped on to the busy center city sidewalk below along 1600 block of chestnut where she felon top of a 44 year-old woman walking. the force cause that had woman's neck and back injuries and knock out a few of her teeth. she was taken to hahnemann hospital and expect to recover. police also did get a cell phone from kim's body at jefferson hospital where she did die. they say that is an indication that perhaps she was using that phone to take a photo
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before she fell but that remains under investigation. back on campus there are counselors on hand to counsel students through their grief. we are live, i'm justin finch for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". justin, thank you. we have just learned a woman accused of mistreating her special need child has turned herself into upper darby police. police say kareema tolbert locked her son out of the house in freezing temperatures. tolbert is scheduled to be arraigned tonight on charges of recklessly endangering another person . a school bus was one of three vehicles involve in the crash in southwest philadelphia that sent two adults to the hospital. their conditions are not being released. we know it happened just before 9:00 at 68th and chester, the the suv and minivan sustained significant damage. there were no children on board that bus. top officials in montgomery county are honored for their leadership and support in human trafficking, education and enforcement. montgomery county d.a. risa vetri furhman received an award in upper merion today.
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her colleagues lieutenant chris of the montgomery county detective bureau and assistant d.a. jay kim, were all recognized for their services. well, we're in for a very cold night tonight, real frigid start to the weekend. meteorologist kate bilo is in tracking the rain as well, kate? >> that is right chris. we are seeing very cold temperatures already tonight. that will continue into tomorrow with high pressure overhead but this is what you want to watch heading in the start of the weekend. storm moving up eastern seaboard with rain and wind and will let you know if there is any snow possible with this system. all right kate thanks. it is selma for students, grass roots campaign underway to educate children about an perfect part of the american history. well, heading back to the pro bowl for a third time but will not, we will tell you why, sixers hoping to snap their losing streak with the pelicans in town tonight and we are back to the sent's machining them drew holiday. we will will hear from him
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it cannot wait. >> i have a 101. >> civil rights drama selma is now praying in theaters across
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the region and is there a nationwide campaign to get more students to see the film, in philadelphia, in fact african-american business leaders are covering the cost of ticket for thousands of school age kids. >> david spunt has more to ensure this part of the history is never forgotten. >> enough is enough. >> reporter: out just one week movie selma is making a name for itself. it is a story of a historic civil rights march led by doctor martin luther king, junior as a part for fight for equality. business leaders say they want students to see the film for free. >> until they see it on film that is a a whole other ballgame for them. >> reporter: andre moore is senior vice-president the at citizens bank and will joan hundreds of seventh, eighth, ninth graders from private and public philadelphia schools at pearl theater near temple campus saturday afternoon for the free showing. >> i really want to look and see on the the faces of what kid feel. you know what they are getting from this.
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>> reporter: moore and other business leaders spent last week raising private donations to give students complimentary look into history. moore says group raised $44,000 so far, enough to send 4400 students to see the film. idea began with new york business lead hours took their campaign to social media hash tag selma for students is growing in popularity by the hour. philadelphia leaders got involved last week. >> the movie is so timeless with all that is happening in the world and i think it will do a lot to lift kid and give them hope. >> reporter: moore is teaming up with mayor michael nutter and the city for saturday showing. while selma is nominated for best picture there has been criticism over the fact that the lead actor and director were not nominated for academy award. moore says that does not matter, the the movie itself will make a difference. >> hopefully this movie will make people think differently on why we have the right to vote. >> reporter: fund raising will continue through martin luther
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king your day. david spunt for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". after the loss of their child to brain cancer a family begins an initiative aimed at bringing happiness to other sick children. the students at bala cynwyd middle school pack donated art bags in honor of the memory of their classmate lucy perkins an eighth grade shore died in september. the family calls the group lucy bell's rainbow. >> it is an initiative to bring art and art therapy support to kid undergoing cancer treatment at chop where lucy was treated. i meant a lot to her. >> reporter: with the cooperation of her brother's school pen win elementary they are well on their way to reaching their goal of providing art supplies to the 1,000 children currently receiving chemotherapy at children hospital of philadelphia. we have some breaking news right now police in upper darby are looking for a suspect whom they say opened fire on officer there. this happened at about 20 minutes after 5:00 o'clock
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today on 69th and walnut street there were no injuries reported as of right now again, upper darby, stay with "eyewitness news" and cbs for updates. and it was a blustery friday but temperatures actually slightly above normal but it didn't feel that way with the win. lets check with our eyewitness weather watchers, we will start off way up to the north where tomorrow tomorrow has mostly sunny skies. he showed thus shot where we had more sunshine and nice shot in doylestown of blue skies, earlier today. not too bad there. as we move into new jersey up near trenton this is in robbinsville steven declemente reporting 32 degrees. the mainly cloudy skies. dark clouds rolled in this evening with the period of snow flurries and that is as an arctic front was passing through the area. thank you, steven. lets look at what things are looking like right now. it looks like mainly manmade
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snow in carbon county. slopes looking very prime for skiers and snow borders this weekend. there may be snow mixing in the poconos on sunday but doesn't look like a big snow event for most of us. it looks like a rain maker. in the city we will look at our rooftop camera and you can see we are clear right now. everything lit up but no rain or snow to talk about at the moment. looking at storm scan three you can see us sweeping the the area we are not seeing anything at all what steven was referring to was this batch of snow showers. they came through earlier tonight, generally north of philadelphia, they have some fizzle. not the a big deal. rest of the region is quiet but that cold air is filtering back in from the north and west. so temperatures already dropping. poconos it is in the teens. we are seeing 29 in allentown. thirty-two in reading. thirty-nine in philadelphia as that front works its way through, temps will drop through overnight hours. it feels colder then thermometer is indicating, feeling like zero in mount pocono.
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heading up to hit slopes bundle up, feels like 30 at the the airport. cold 16 right now in allentown. the wind strong all day, at the airport we had 39 miles an hour gust. atlantic city 35. allentown 33 miles an hour wind today. tomorrow the wind dies down so temperatures in the 30's will feel like 309's. mostly sunny. not a bad day. certainly below average. we are warmer on sunday but sunday features heavy rain ace storm moves up the choice. do you like it bright sunny cold or warmer with rain. i will take sunshine any day of the week at least this time of the year. rain gets in sunday morning. notice it keeps coming in waves all day licensing 3:00 p.m. still raining. heavier apples down the the shore but we could see it here in philadelphia as well. the it looks like this gets out by later sunday evening into sunday night. one to 2 inches expect off to the east blue shading down the shore where rain will be heavier on sunday. overnight mainly clear, breezy, it is coal. 18 degrees is the the low. single digits at times with
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the win. saturday lots of sun and cold again high of 32 but it is a bright start to the weekend can't say same for sunday we are looking at a high of 43 but rain from sun up from sundown and even beyond. monday formatter inn luther king day it is windy but dry. we will see sunshine. the tuesday looks good. chance for flurries or snow showers wednesday morning but most of next week looks quiet. quiet is all right. >> quiet is good. >> kate, thanks. we have a heavy commute this friday night at 6:20. we will go outside starting off on the schuylkill expressway right around city avenue. westbound lanes right there really just crawling heading into the king of prussia area same store on it ben franklin bridge from the philly side all lanes opened, heading in to new jersey from the city. in problem doing so. heading east and westbound in the city completely jammed solid the entire length of the bridge from the toll plaza aheading in city. we doves an accident in delran township chester avenue near
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river road that actually involves a train. it is affecting new jersey transit river line suspending service until further notice. stay there
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tony wroten is out for sixers tonight when they take on the pelicans at the center. both teams struggling, sixers looking to break a two game losing streak. former sixer and fan favorite jrue holiday will not play out with ankle inflammation. jrue says it is nice to be back in philly but he does like his new team. >> i'm glad i'm where i am at with the team i'm at, we have the superstar thing which is pretty good and cool and a lot of guys who are really good or potential all stars. >> phillies with a few moves today. the first they claimed jordan denks off wafers from the white socks. he can play all three outfield spots and has power.
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phillies also caver to to are term with ben reveer and dominic brown. reveer will make 4.1, while brown makes 2.5 million. flyers will try to rebound from last night's bad loss. last night flyers gave up two goals in the first period and then two goals in the second. ryan miller got the the shut out for vancouver. the thank consecutive shut out against flyers and fans were booing. >> they have a right to do whatever they want. they paid for their ticket. we didn't play good. but, at the a same time it is frustrating. >> lesean mccoy will in the play this year in the pro bowl. he will skip the game due to an undisclosed injury, not considered serious. shady is expect to be at the pro bowl, he is hosting a party the the night before the event.
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dinosaurs have have invaded the adventure aquarium in camden, new jersey. new exhibit called dinosaurs of the deep features prehistoric marine reptiles that lived more than 100 million years ago. this is the largest exhibit adventure aquarium has ever shown and dinosaurs of the deep is now on display for a limited time. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 back at ten for our sister station cw philly and back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. "cbs evening news" is next. next they are tracking terrorist, dozens of suspects are arrested in anti terror raids across europe but will that accelerate other attacks. plus 2014 turns out to be hottest year on record, we will tell what you two new government reports say about climate change. charlie rosies in tonight for scott pelley, he reports the "cbs evening news" from new york.
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>> tonight, do same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry? we're about to find out. jan crawford tells us the supreme court has agreed to decide one of the most contentious social issues of our time. targeting the terrorists. four european nations stage raids aimed at heading off more attacks. dozens are arrested. charlie d'agata has details, analysis from former c.i.a.d inner michael morell. vicente arenas on new figures showing 2014 was the warmest year on record. the white house says it is a call to action. and steve hartman "on the road" with a custodian who takes special care with the school's most valuable assets. >> i am so proud of you as a young man. captioning sponsored by cbs


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