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day two of the septa strike and another day of headaches expected a cross our area, what you need to know before you head out the door including strike's impact on regional rails, plus this. >> a lot of people look up to you. >> i have got the world and they don't know it when they are that young. >> eagles fans weigh in on the arrest of wide receive are josh hoff, well to day is wednesday, november 2nd, good morning i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. thanks for being with us. meisha and katie are keeping an eye on things. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> a lot going on with the septa strike as we know. we saw massive delays, crowding, yesterday. we can expect the same thing today. we will see new information as we go through morning and bring it to you all morning long. very important to stay tune
for. >> very important. the weather will not affect you, thank goodness. it will be a nice day all and all, guys. we are looking ahead to the nice warming trend with sunshine today, so that is the bright spot at least, of your morning drive. your morning commute. as you get outside the door here today. sun is not up yet the but it is quiet, nice clear skies. looking at temperature difference, it the really is a milder morning. if you have in the stepped outside, you will notice change when you walk outside the door. it is not as cold. we don't have as much wind or we still don't have too many win out there it was a light wind yesterday too but we are going to warm things up more efficiently. nice carpal wind every where but temperatures are only in the lower 50's at this hour. the as well as atlantic city. we will drop another 3 degrees before it is all said and done before that sunrisees but we will eventually end up in the 70's here today. maybe you are thinking you want to spend sometime outside lunch is a good time to do that. i wouldn't be shock to see
folks dining outside around noon time. by 3:00 p.m. milder, 73 degrees. this isn't the warmer it will end up here before the week is all said and done. the nice warming trend for early november this is no the bad at all, eventually meisha, rain does make a return appearance but not today. you know what, if you are dining outside my advice walk there. don't try to do any other way just walk there, get the bike. absolutely. thanks, very much. looking outside we will talk about septa but lets talk about the construction on the westbound schuylkill that is closed right now between university avenue and south street. they are pushing you off at university avenue. that should be out there until 5:00 a.m. this new look at the vine, yesterday, both yesterday morning, and yesterday during the evening news we were looking at this shot right now. i can tell you right the now it was bumper to bumper, slammed. right now it is looking quiet. we know it will get very busy with the septa strike in place. the right now enjoy opened
roadways if you can, parking you guys, i want to talk about this. it is affecting parking in the city, the septa strike. just a head up flat rate for ten dollars for ten hours no certain garages. check to make sure that is one of them. that is i great deal. no parking on broad between spring garden and south street. this is, really great too that they have put this in place. you will be grazed with an extra hour at meters and kiosks, if you go over 30 or 40 minutes they will extend it to an hour so you don't get fine. i will update you if this stays in play and anything new coming out, jim and rahel, back to you. well, as we have been telling you it promises to be another brutal commute as septa strikings in today two. >> transit agency says both side are making progress on a new contract jan carabao is reporting live from center city. talks are reportedly scheduled to begin this morning. >> reporter: negotiations have stopped but they are expect to pick backup sometime later on
today. in the meantime heavy hitter has been brought into move things along that is congressman bob brady. let look the at the video congressman tells "eyewitness news" that the two side have been talking through a mediator but no middle group has been found just yet. septa and local 234 resume negotiations late yesterday, after about 5,000 members of the trans tort workers union went on strike earlier in the day. strike now in day two sidelined septa's buses, trolleys, subways leaving hundreds of thousands scrambling to find other modes of transportation. main sticking points in these negotiations are work rules and health care benefits but the biggest issue is by far, exceptions. hourly employees reportedly want the opportunity to contribute full toy a personal pension plan which is what we're told supervisors are allowed to do congressman brady says negotiations are moving in the right direction. >> right now, it is all about exceptions. right now it is all about pensions. is there a box and they have to try to figure out how to
stay within that box. that is what they are trying to do mediator going back and forth, different proposals. i'm not sure where the ball is right the now but they have been going back and forth with the proposals which is a i good thing because you will never settle anything if you are not the talking. >> with that said septa does have a contingency plan in case this strike approaches election day. now septa is hopeful to have a tentative agreement in place by then but says if we foresee an agreement will not come to pass, septa intend to seek to enjoin the strike for november t the strike does not prevent any voters from getting to the the polls and exercising their right to vote. that would be an injunction filed in court but septa tells me that they are just hoping to reach an agreement before then, that is main focus, again, those negotiations expected to start backup later on today. reporting live, this morning, jan carabao for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". now back inside to you. day two of the strike is expect to bring more headaches for commuters like first day
did, first morning and evening commutes were a nightmare. picketers prevented regional rail employees from accessing their trains and then that led to mass delays for the only remaining septa transportation, in and around the city. >> when i get there, i get there. >> that line is now all the way out and past the stores. i'm walking down eighth and market and taking patco back to new jersey. >> it is crazy. >> we just got an announcement at work that they are picketing at train station so we night not be able to get home. >> reporter: as you can imagine taxis and ride sharing services are swarming the city to get people where they need to go. stay with "eyewitness news" for latest developments on the septa strike our coverage continues throughout the morning right here on cbs-3. well, no word if the philadelphia eagles will suspend wide receiver josh hoff, he was arrested yesterday the walt whitman bridge carrying an unlicensed gun and marijuana authorities say hoff was pulled over for speeding and, according to court document when an officer
approached the car he smell marijuana we are told hoff turned over mar jana and told officer about unloaded gun. hoff's attorney fortune perry told eyewitness knew he is very upset. >> he is very disappointed about what has been going on here but it is early on the in the situation. we have not had a chaps to look at the allegations. >> hoff has had six hallow point bullets in the car. he is out on $25,000 bail. we don't know if he had a permit for the gun in another state the but new jersey has some of the most strict test gun laws in the nation. eagles fans and teammates are weighing in on the hoff controversy. some are rallying around him, some are asking what was he thinking while others were wanting to know if he was just playing sunday. >> you would think these guys would be a little bit more careful. >> obviously it is a scary situation but i will be praying for him. i know he is not a bad guy. >> until the facts are clear you have to play him. >> a lot of people make
mistakes. >> in ex-week is a giants and we need him there. >> big game. >> eagles did release a statement saying that we are aware of the incident today involving josh hoff and at this point we are gathering more information. well, bill cosby returns to a montgomery county courthouse today for day two of the the pretrial hearing. the yesterday, cosby's lawyers pressed the judge to keep the star's deposition in the the decades old lawsuit out of his upcoming trial. they argued that cosby agreed to answer questions under oath after promises that he would not be charged with a crime. cosby is accused of sexually assaulting former temple basketball coach andrea constand in 2004. his trial date is set for june . well, it is back to florida for donald trump. >> he is making three stops in the state where polls say it ties close to call. yesterday during a stop in king of prussia trump was highly critical of obama care. trump said after he is elect he will call a special session of congress to repeal, replace, the affordable care
act. >> it will be such a honor for me, for you, and for everybody at this country because obama care has to be replaced. we will do it. we will do it, very, very quickly. it is catastrophe. >> meanwhile melania trump will campaign on her husband's behalf tomorrow have afternoon in berwyn. hillary clinton is stopping in arizona and nevada, while in florida yesterday she renewed her call for donald trum top release his tax returns for the election breaking with decade of tradition trump refused to make his tax returns public because of an audit. clinton says she's not buying it. >> and i think the american people deserve to know whether he paid any penalties for skirting the law, and how much he is actually worth and who he does business with. i'm particularly in the russian business deals that he has. >> all right. lets see less than a week six days until you get last word at voting booth.
the as we continue to count down stay with "eyewitness news" as we follow candidates of campaign 2016. overnight we have learned about passing of former fill fire commissioner harold hairston. he was first african-american to serve as commissioner in the fifth largest fire department in the country. was appointed in 1992 and served 12 years, after his retirement, hairston joined cbs-3 as on air public safety consultant. harold hairston was 76 years old. well, still ahead, update on this huge fire out west, impact on gas prices here in the east. >> also ahead this deadly crash involving a school bus and transit bus, just outside of our region. and, all tied up how
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we have today and the first half of our first thursday. that is where we will turn to thursday morning at 9:00 in the morning. we will have full sunshine out there included will start to build in, it is important to remember this is a future weather model will but in the gospel but good guide as early as just after lunch it could begin to be not the just more included but a few showers. there will be pockets of rain in the northern counties at the this point, it looks like and likely a couple then are storms that rumble through here because this will be a potent front. it really send temperatures on a downhill drop, and, nose dive will be felt, by the time we hit the friday. so watching for that to take lays in the afternoon and early evening and come early morning friday it is long gone. we are back in the sunshine. for now expect some cloud, but more sun, then anything and nice warmth for the standard. 73 degrees where we are peg ago this high to hit. later in it we will dip to 60 overnight. if you want to leave windows opened you could do so and be comfortable but with that said
look at tomorrow he we will continue to up the anti. it looks like it will flirt with the daily record of 80. seventy-eight is what we are pegging the high to hit and showers and thunderstorms late in the day. by friday look at how that bottom gets pulled out. quite the turn around. meisha? >> man, 78 tomorrow, all right, katie, thanks very much. it is warm. now that septa strike is going on. people are hitting road by foot, by bike, not a bad idea at all. what we are looking at is the vine. we saw this yesterday morning, and during the evening newscast as well. bumper to bumper, slammed. the vine, westbound toward the schuylkill, both the expressway and vine, local, moving in the westbound and eastbound directions, you guys, it gets so busy. if you can avoid this stretch all together and don't have to jump in your vehicles you certainly don't want to lets talk bit. a lot have people asking about parking. a couple good things going on number one you have flat rate of ten dollars for ten hours in certain garages.
that will help us. no parking on broad between spring garden and south street. but we have an extra hour added to our meter and kiosks if we run overpass our time. giving us some grace there because we know what we're up against with the strike in place. we know regional rails is the only access septa service in the the city and make sure to car pool, taxi, uber, lyft, sip
car, allow extra time and adjust your schedules all that is possible. back to you. still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning. >> why new jersey is giving thumbs down on a financial
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expect to go see a pleasant have in day unfold here. we have nice light wind, more sunshine and we also have a warm up. that makes it better, doesn't it. we have also have high pressure and that helps things too. that is something that is going to give way, eventually to a cold front passage by tomorrow. today though don't worry about wet weather, we don't need wet weather accessories. would i suggest sunglasses. looking at area temperatures they are not bad. we probably could getaway without that heavy coat. i brought my lighter jacket for example and lower 50's are current theme up and down i-95. i'm not sure when it fell to to meteorologist toss remind with you this but i'm willing to play a long here. time to fall back. by the time we hit sunday we will return to standard time and sunset time, on sunday, it goes all the way to 4:52 in the afternoon. i feel like for those who wake up in the early morning hours are only ones that love this time of the year. not only do we get extra sleep
but sun goes down sooner. it definitely makes it easier to fall asleep but look at the warm up tomorrow, 78 degrees. only 2 degrees shy of the daily record by the way. later in the day there will be showers and thunderstorms that rumble through. that it is a cold front. potent one. we will see a full 20 plus degrees, just take away from frustrates from one day to the next, meisha. >> i was just thinking i never want to give up sunshine but if this stays in the game, i want the extra hour. >> yes, any day of the week. >> quite the trade off. >> yes, thank you so much. >> good morning. looking at ben franklin bridge looking nice and quiet. the actual reason i'm showing you this despite fact that it is gorgeous every single day is because yesterday we were really seeing backup, on ben franklin bridge because of the vine, it was so backup yesterday and we are going to see that happen again today. not only just for your morning commute it will be afternoon commute and your evening commute for sure. so this is one area i will keep my eyes on but moving in
the westbound direction from new jersey we are looking good just a reminder, and services in the the city only septa service in the the city is regional rails. the the norristown high speed line, suburban buses, trolley routes, lucy and cct connect they are only services in the city. just a head up on that, alternative free shuttles for city employees along broad street market frankford line, and bus zone available at drop off and pick up locations. we also i have water main break at frankford avenue near margaret street, plus truck fire that is clearing on new jersey turnpike we will talk about that coming up in a little bit. jim, over to you. coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", we're live with the latest on day two of the septa a strike. plus a local group who is working to help stranded septa customers navigate their way on two wheels. how you can fight the strike. an expensive wreck in southern california, a luxury car, ruin, we will tell you what the driver was doing at the time, we are back in the top of
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number two we're live as negotiators head back to the bargaining table plus we will tell you what one side is saying about the progress they have made. grid will be in the board room makes for some real grid lock in center city, strike's impact causing commuter chaos on area roads. how you can avoid it this morning. philadelphia eagles wide receiver josh hoff, arrested, we have got reaction from teammates, and fans. well, today is wednesday, november 2nd, good morning i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. katie and meisha getting us started. are you recovering yesterday. it was a mess. >> we are just getting started, rahel but guess what
day number two starts now, septa, septa, septa, there is real life in place. we have a tractor trail are tire, water main breaks so we are shaping up to be a busy morning. >> it is like life has got to go on for rest of us. that is where you come in. i thankfully do not have any kind of wet the tore report. it is very tranquil. we will get you out the door. it was a nice day, but, yeah, you know, maybe you actually had to hit the alarm early to check with us to get outside door to make sure you though what is going on. weather-wise no worries. make sure you take your sunglasses, nice, bright, sunny day and warmer. really heavy winter coat is not a requirement. outside storm scan where things are nice and quiet at this hour and it will stay that way. look at these temperatures. we will drop another 3 degrees, here in fill before sun comes up but we are in the lower 50's, that is not that bad, and only 44 in mount pocono, we certainly seen