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roadways. >> we have storm system on the way, not here yet, we do have moisture already out there. warmfront lifted through, allowing temperatures to rebound nicely. see little batch of rain actually just off shore there. thankfully for the most part bypasses us, atlantic county for example you may find shower here and there. in fact, already, find that here and there. so, expect it might be a little bit after damp roadway here and there. i don't think you'll need the umbrella today. partly sunny skies expected generally then later tonight that's going to change as we see some additional showers picking up here. temperatures as they stands at the moment are very, very mild. 46 degrees at the airport, 39 in reading, one of the coolest of the pack, but millville, atlantic city already in the low 50's here, even in the outlying suburbs, mid four's to report. and in a place like palmyra of course, quakertown at 36, 38 degrees in pottstown, pa. as the day progresses expect generally just partly sunny sky. p.m. hours, evening, then into the overnight, there will be some showers that cross
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through. low mid 60s, anywhere from the city on down the shore, then up in the mountains, talking mid 50's even there. so another really mild day, start to feel like broken record after a while, doesn't it? meanwhile we take a look what we can expect down the road and because of some severe weather potential march likely comes in lie like a lion, we track the potential forms for you a little later on. >> that's a record i can listen to all day long, another mild day on tap, sounds good to me pus pushing in the southbound direction, just starting to heat up ever so slightly, exactly what we want to see as kree crack into the fifth l hour. right now pushing southbound direction, you are looking a-okay. you're looking good on the northbound side too. really not even looking at the northbound side, the southbound side, keeping our eye on right now. boulevard push willing in the southbound direction what we are looking at here, very quiet on the boulevard. jump on the schuylkill westbound right around the boulevard and city avenue same story there as well. overall boulevard, schuylkill, around those areas, looking good.
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we have some construction 295 north between 42 and 168, that construction as promised right around 5:00 a.m., cleared, 42 northbound, 295, same story here, staying in the clear at 5:00 a.m. and certainly did. we do have track work going on norristown high-speed line. inbound platforms between nine a.m. and 33:00 p.m. between radnor and hughes park. jim, rahel, back to you. >> just hours from now local nurse will be in court to face disturbing allegations. authorities accuse him of videotaping patient while they change. >> "eyewitness news" reporter trang do is live in yardley outside of the offers where the nurse work. trang, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rahel, jim. authority say there are at least eight patients that they know of, and they do believe there could very likely be more. meanwhile, this nurse is behind bars, thanks to one observe and the patient. >> lower makefield township police say a 17 year old patient at penn medicine dermatology discovered she was being secretly recorded during a treatment session earlier this month.
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>> very disturbing. you have a trust with people in the medical profession. and any time something like this happens, you can't help but feel violated. >> the girl told police on february 13th she was undressed inside a treatment room when she notice add iphone on the floor recording her. investigators say, that phone belonged to 45 year old james close. the technician assigned to the teen's treatment session. bucks county district attorney said the girl wasn't close's only victim. >> we want to make sure we take care of the victims we have, make them feel safe. try to get them to re-establish some kind of trust at least in the criminal justice system. >> search of close's phone uncovered 18 videos, four of the teen. the rest were of seven other adult female patients of the practice. >> there are at least eight victims that we know of, and we would like to make a plea to the public that if anybody was seen by this dermatology practice and they feel they may have been a victim they should come forward to lower makefield township police
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department. >> we did reach out to pen medicine. they sent us the following statement. appalled by the action of this former employee. we are cooperating fully with this investigation. close meanwhile is being held at the bucks county jail on $100,000 bail. he is expected to appear in court via video conference at 9:00 a.m. this morning. but, for now, live in yardley, i'm trang do, cbs-3, "eyewitness news." jim, rahel, back to you. >> trang, thank you. meanwhile, in other news, the jewish federation of greater philadelphia planning a rally following the vandalism of local cemetery i. headstones and grave site were damaged over the weekend in wissinoming, in response to the jewish federation, will hold a stand against hate event at independence mall this thursday at noon. people from all backgrounds are coming together to support the jewish community in the wake of this vandalism. >> any targeting of any phase, so we can't just sit back and say oh, they're jewish people, because if they're going to
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comfort jews they'll come for us, soon enough. >> john dougherty business manager of electrical workers union had a avidavit to clean up the cemetery and repair the damaged gave stones. will also install new lighting and security cameras a no charge. justice department continue investigating threats to jewish community centers across the country. authorities have reported bomb threats to jcc's in 16 states on both coasts. police say five jewish community centers received such threats yesterday in pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware. forcing evacuations. well, in other news, president trump is getting ready for tonight's prime time address to a joint session of congress. >> the white house says he'll layout an optimistic decision for america. don champion live in washington to tell us more on what the president plans to say. good morning! >> good morning, jim, rahel. tonight will also offer up look at the president's budget. it is one that he says prioritize z public safety and national security, as you mentioned, obamacare will also come up on all of the issues,
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many people here on capitol hill and beyond will be looking closely for one thing: details. >> all i can do is speak from the heart. >> in a new interview with fox news channel, fox and friends this morning, president trump previews his address to congress and promised a full plan to keep the country safe. >> i'll n talking about the military. i'll be talking about the boarder. >> part of the plan includes a 54 billion-dollar surge in defense spending, before the nation's governors monday, the president unveiled blueprint for the massive increase. >> we must ensure that our courageous servicemen and women have the tools they need to deter war and when called upon to fight in our name only do one thing: win. >> to avoid adding to the deficit the president will propose cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid, in a letter to congressional leaders, more than 120 retired generals and admirals warned the programs are, quote, critical to preventing
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conflict. >> when you see these reductions, you'll be able to tie back to a speech the president gave, something the president had gave previously. we are taking his words, turning them into policies and scholars. >> during the speech tonight the president will also outline plans to repeal and replace obamacare, and challenge congress to takings by mid-may. >> nobody new that healthcare could be so complicated. >> lawmakers on both sides are already reacting. >> we're looking forward to a positive upbeat presentation. >> dime a dozen. >> former kentucky governor steve, strong supporter of obamacare, will deliver the democrat's rebuttal. >> and this morning the white house has revealed a look at some of the special invited guests to the speech on that list is the widow of the late supreme court justice scalia, along with the widows of two california police officers who were killed in the line of duty by an undocumented immigrant. jim, rahel?
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>> thank you so much, don. and cbs news coverage of the address followed by the response starts tonight at 9:00. see it here on cbs-3 and streaming live on then after "eyewitness news" at 11:00 watch special live edition of the late show with stephen colbert, guests ton include lewes a cued row and form earl white house preact josh ernest, tonight at 11:00 35:00 here on cbs-3. >> happening today, new jersey governor chris christie is taking the wraps off his budget for fiscal year 2018. spending plan is expected to increase funding to schools and pensions for state workers, stresses this afternoon lawmakers have until july 1st to approve the budget. >> a judge refuses to move bill cosby's sexual assault trial to a different location, but says, jurors from outside a montgomery county will be brought in instead. "eyewitness news" cameras spotted cost bee leaving court in norristown yesterday, the jury will be sequestered during the trial which is scheduled for june. cosby is accused of sexually assaulting former temple
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university employee, andrea constand, at his cheltenham home in 2004. well, weaver some brand new video just into our news room, showing a train smashing into a car. >> yes, the careless mistake that almost cost that driver his life. plus this. >> i just seen her trying to get out, like stuff on her, trying to push everything out of the way so she could get out. >> neighbors scramble to help the survivor of deadly plane crash. we will tell you the where the victims were traveling from. >> plus, lightning hits the space needle see more of the incredible video coming up. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> also this morning, we'll tell you why grammy award winning singer rihanna is being honored at harvard university today. >> bravo. >> stick with us, we'll be right back. >> ♪ >> ♪
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>> just an hour hine us, 4:12, mardi gras in new orleans this morning, pat gallen also live at bakery in mayfair with donuts and enjoining the mardi gras festivities in about just 40 minutes. >> oh, i think there is a fight going on there, just missed. >> incredible video out of poland, car hit by train. real is her -- rail service released the video going around the crossing safety gates. shouldn't do. that will told the driver being treated for serious injury. >> well, six people recovering this morning after three vehicle crash in delaware, police tell us, two cars, and a dart bus, collided on i-95. this happened just before 6:00 e was on the scene, the bus ended up in the grass near route 141 in new castle county. investigators still trying to figure out what caused the crash. meanwhile, everyone is expected fortunately to be okay. we are following developing story from southern california, where three people were killed, when their small plane crashed into neighborhood. take a look, new video showing the plane falling out of the sky yesterday afternoon, in
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riverside, and we just learned that the passengers were returning to san jose following a cheerleading competition at disneyland. two women were also injured including a teenage here was thrown from the plane. neighbors pulled her from the burning home. >> when we got here we saw a lot of people panicking, we saw the neighbors exiting, exiting, firefighters were taking people to safety. >> the cause of the crash is still under investigation. authorities have not yet released the names of the victims. well, the skylites up during a seattle snowstorm as lightning bolt strikes the space needle. take a look. space needle official twitter page posted this yesterday when the flashlight hit the famous tourist spot. no word on whether or not the light strike caused any damage. folks in washington state have been dealing with stormy weather over the past couple of days. i wouldn't want to be in that thing when that hits. >> not at all. >> kaboom. >> katie joining us now, katie, you said something earlier about potentially some snow in arriere.
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>> not you can tag about any major ankle lakes cents, put that out there immediately, but i would say let's talk about what's going to happen tomorrow before we start talking about any snow showers just because tomorrow, to me, looks like the most volatile day of the forecast because we are going to have to talk squawl line that moves in courtesy very potent cold front. big clash about to take place in the atmosphere, kind of like what we saw on saturday, no two storms are the exact same thing obviously, but, it is going to come with similar timing actually and bring with it similar impacts. now looking at storm scan locally right now even region wide, some moisture to work with certainly. most notable, across up-state new york really just out to sea. we'll actually end up with partly sunny skies the rest of the day once the sun does come up. well off to the south and west here, especially off to the west, storm system getting its act together. warmfront lifted in. waiwaiting on the cold front it, will gather a lot of again strength and instability, as it heads our way and we're only going to be warming up. so as a result, that we have actually now seen, not surprised by this, slight risk
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actually get expanded pretty much the entire keystone state is include in the that and most of the garden state, all of delaware state, and, in other words, we have up the and tee little bit. becoming more confident in forecasting that we will end up with some strong to severe thunderstorms out of this. now, tomorrow, this is 9:00 a.m., this is mainly just rain. possibly thunderstorms. the squawl line will wait until later in the day. so have one round likely in the morning, maybe lingering shower at some point toward lunchtime. then we catch a break. that's whether we will warm up. if we get enough sunshine to really heat the surface, this squawl line will mean business. because then you're really going have the instability, it is interesting, on a day that we expect storms, the more sunshine you have, the more likely those storms turn really nasty. so that's sort of little tid-bit, nice and bright, could end up strong storms, look at this by 4:00 p.m. right over philadelphia county important to note the time line may change. but yesterday was a lot later, and it will continue to change into tomorrow, so stick with us on that, but still p.m.
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issue. four, 5:00, 6:00 p.m., look how quickly it is moving, even over the span of an hour moved two straight counties to the eels, it will be zipping through which means winds will likely cause damage out of the storms in time for evening rush no less. partly sunny meantime, throughout lot the day. tonight watch for showers, moving forward, tomorrow is stormy day, and as we lack ahead to thursday we drop on the thermometer behind the potent front. >> thank you so much. good morning, everyone, looking outside right now, looking at the schuylkill, taillights are pushing in the eastbound direction, and this is near girard, you can see headlights moving in the westbound direction. looking okay. basically anywhere on the schuylkill right now this morning so far. looking pretty good. so just coming out your homes great company there. same story here with the blue route. heads light moving in the southbound direction, past ridge pike. see what you are working with there both moving in the northbound and southbound direction basically anywhere you are traveling on the blue route. looking real nice this morning, as well. so we know this is all going to start to change, but the good news headed out right now
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one of the early birds great company. the one area that we are actually starting to see i don't want to say slow downs but heating up quicker than anywhere else, and this isn't very strange either is 42 freeway northbound creek road. approach 295 see how many headlights are out there pushing in the northbound direction. forty-two, that's just kind of what we're usually dealing with as we crack into the early 5:00 hour. also, bringing this to your attention as well, track work going on norristown high-speed line. because that far going to be boarding inbound platforms between nine a.m. and 33:00 p.m. heads up on that between radnor and hughes park. saying this will be out there until further notice. i'll be tweeting this information out as well, just to make note of it, rahel, back over to you. >> good to know, meisha, thank you. now for a look at newspaper headlines across our region. >> from the delaware county times 46 year old delaware man given three years every county probation monday after pleading guilty to possessing instrument of crime. namely, a camera used to take
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up skirt pictures of an unsuspecting woman standing in line at a pharmacy. kristin of wilmington turned himself over to police in september. on the front page of the intelligence err the centennial school board unanimously passed budget that includes p% tax increase. average home owner that means increase of about $106. >> the philadelphia inquire mayor jim kenney plans to announce $90 million in city funding for planned waterfront park on top of interstate 95. the website plan philly says project is still in its early design stage, 11-acre green space would connect the waterfront to rest of center city cost total of $225 million. >> that would be beautiful. >> it would be. >> that's a look at newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. well, the bad news continues for sixers fans. don bell will have an update on joel embiid next in sports. >> plus, we've got highlight from the catholic league title game last night at the palestra. stay with us, we will be right back.
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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. with jim donovan, rahel solomon, katie fehlinger, pat gallen and meisha johnson. welcome back. we are glad you're waking up with us here on "eyewitness news." >> and here's don bell with your morning sports. >> if you count on the sixers wins since the beginning of 2014 campaign, they have exactly 50. last night they hosed the golden state warriors, and they were looking for their 50th win this season. we go to south philadelphia, kevin hart, ringing the bell before the tip-off. getting all fired up. pick it up in the second quarter, warriors up by three. twenty-one-point, seven boards, 75 cyst. in the third, green, playing
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some tenacious c. gets the steel, to did your and the, would steel. twenty-seven points, warriors boy ten. >> later onset curry, he missed all 11 of his three-point attempts but finished with 19, the sixers lose by 11, they head to south beach to face the heat tomorrow. >> joel embiid is out indefinately. he has missed last 13 games with a bone bruce and torn meniscus, make that 14 missed games, after workouts his knee swells and is sore. schedule to have mri yesterday. we are waiting for those results. >> from jo-jo to ben. top draft choice ben simmons had procedure yesterday. he had bone marrow injected into the fractured area of his foot to promote healing. simmons broke it on the final day of training camp. he should be able to resume training by the end of the week. >> on to the ice, the flyers host the colorado avalanch tonight. just one day before the nhl drayed ted line, the orange
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and black six points out of the final wild-card spot, and that's all for sports, i'm don bell, have a great day. >> well, it was a big night in high school basketball at the palestra last night. in the girls catholic league, title game, it was archbishop wood against cardinal o'hara, with the upper hand here, mackenzie, with the drive, and the pass, to hanna myhill who hits the three pointer. the lady lions of o'hara take home the catholic league girls champion league. >> congratulations. and the boys final it was archbishop wood again this time against neumann-goretti. frees up the vikings, colin, who scores from the lane. gill he is behead today villanova this far. after bishop wood takes home first ever catholic league basketball title. and congrats to them. the vikings. that was my team in high school, the vibe innings zero innings. >> well, coming up in the next half hour of "eyewitness news," new flavors you can
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purchase at starbucks today. >> plus, the dow continues to close at record highs. we will have live report from wall street. also, this morning, we've got more on president trump's address to congress tonight. we will tell how the trump family has invited to be their guest. >> then we are learning more about the man being blamed for sunday night's oscar flub. plus hear what host jimmy kim hell to say about it, katie? >> jim, one day closer to the weekends, and at this point it looks to me as though high pressure will hook us up with very pleasant weather. sunshine expected both days, so saturday likely is the brightest of the two. and this will also be the coldest, last time we hit sunday though temperatures should be on nice up little climb to mid 50's yet again. coming right b
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>> we're in for a terrific tuesday and wonderful weather. but, first, this morning, i'm rahel solomon. >> i'm jim donovan. katie and meisha will be here along in a minute. first what you need to know to get your day started in the morning minute. >> any time something like this happens, you can't help but feel violated. >> a violation of trust. local nurse accused of secretly recording patients with their clothes offer. police believe there are at least eight victims, and say there could be even more. >> all the sudden boom out move where got up and ran.
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>> small plane crashes into homes in southern california and burst into flames. >> three of the five people on the plane were killed. >> i'll be talking about the military. i'll be talking about the boarder. >> president trump goes to prime time tonight for his first address to a joint session every congress. >> donald trump calls any story he doesn't like fake news. >> i mean, all things -- >> how does it get under my desk. >> i have a tunnel. >> tunnel? >> you miss it, don't you? >> i miss it. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> and don't stop the party. they're up all night in new orleans, as fat tuesday rebelers pack burbon street. >> and you can't talk about fat fuse in philly without mentioning haague else's bakery in mayfair. coming up pat gallen live as they make their famous donuts, also known


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