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leg injuries. police have diverted all northbound traffic to the inner lanes while they are investigation continues. also breaking news in montgomery county a four alarm fire tears through a local business this was the scene earlier shortly after 4:30 this morning in the 900 block of montgomery avenue. you can see that fast signs store suffered extensive damage. we're told no one was injured. fire officials say poor conditions hampered their efforts to put those raging flames out. >> we got here, started our attack, we eventually had to pull everyone out and exterior attack, due to the conditions that were deteriorating quickly and there was a water main break in the area and further out to try to find some more water. >> fire crews remained on the scene, if you are in the air, please be aware, montgomery avenue is still closed between old gulf road and i ona avenue. we will check detours with vittoria and traffic in a little bit. our other top stories, day
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seven no shine of shane montgomery. >> "eyewitness news" exclusive, cousin and roommate of the west chester university student, police looking for anyone with any information to come forward. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is live in manayunk where the search will get underway again this morning, justin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that search is set to resume in three hours or so in a nearby church saint john's baptist catholic church. we do know as we mentioned as we spoke to the roommate and cousin of shane montgomery, they tell us that they have been the beck and call of law enforcement giving them whatever leads they need knowing, they were among the last to see shane montgomery. seven days and still no sign of 21 year-old shane montgomery. the west chester university senior still missing, after a night out in manayunk on the day before thanksgiving. his last stop kildares irish pub. >> he was in a good mood. we were out. we hit a couple of bars.
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we were like he wasn't neb breathed or anything. >> reporter: his cousin tim whitman was among the the last to see him. shane's parents still hoping that someone with a lead comes along. >> people just don't vanish. people, there has to be something out there that saw something. >> reporter: shane's roommate ryan mcgillaway says he is doing anything he can to help fine his friend. >> yesterday, i went back with the fbi, we searched every nook and cran any my apartment. >> reporter: over past seven days there have been several search efforts, from volunteers on foot to police combing the manayunk canal. the the fbi is now on the case too calling shane's disappearance mysterious. >> what really makes this mysterious disappearance, you know, from our perspective is that we don't have any information at all that leads us to believe that there is any reason shane would voluntarily disappear. >> reporter: and this morning the fbi is reare viewing
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surveillance video along main street here as well as talking to witnesses and interviewing them. we also are told that at 11:00a m volunteers will gather and then go out ape pass out flyers with shane's face and name on them. at 6:00p in m at west chester university there will be a vigil held in shane's honor at 6:00 o'clock this evening and reward for this case is now $31,000. we are live in manayunk, i'm justin finch for "eyewitness news" at cw philly. >> justin, thank you. also crews hope daylight will help in their search for a man who fell into the cristina river. three crew members fell into the frigid water near the port of wilmington last night when their barge collapsed. two of the men were rescued but 25 year-old emmanuel gateling is still missing this morning. new this morning philadelphia police are looking for a woman who robbed this mt. airy wawa. police say a woman in her 30's may have been high when she pulled out that handgun. she rob the store at germantown avenue anallens
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lane getting a way with a hundred dollars. i-95 has reopened after a ups tractor trailer jackknifed on the girard point bridge. it happened in the northbound lanes between exits 13 and 17, shortly after midnight. there is no word on why the tractor trailer jackknifed, but good news is no one was hurt. >> just past it over to 8:03 and katie. >> good morning, everybody. today will be one of those dreary days but it is better then yesterday in that we're not tracking anything other than lingering rain showers. as opposed to ice and sleet and snow, that we saw yesterday across the delaware valley. it is also location dependent. for now we are seeing milder air move in. i have to tell you mild is a relative term when we walk out of the door it is still chilly out here but you can see on storm scan three and we will put things into motion and zoom it out here that the milder air has extended all the way into the mountainous terrain. any of the pink, start to disappear and then move at least off to the north and we will be left with rain showers
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out. there it is not necessarily enough that you will absolutely have to have your umbrella ready to go but do keep in mind that the visibility may be poor depend ing on your location. mount pocono for example in the mountain terrain very poor visibility this hour. couple area temperatures, right around 40, basically, give or take a degree or two in a lot of locations. we are again chilly but it is milder then this time yesterday and that does mean thaw are looking at just rain showers. they will last us into the afternoon, scattered variety of course and then we will look ahead to tonight and skies will clear out more than that. we will see another drop on the thermal to you but looking up for us by tomorrow, vittoria, thank you, katie. that is definitely something to look forward to. unfortunately we're hit with bad news on the commute. let's start first with i-95. i-95 traveling southbound still a situation blocking the left-hand lane on the betsy ross ramp to southbound i-95. you will notice it is adding volume here. if you are traveling on southbound i-95 itself, you
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will notice, yes, it is jammed there too. out of the northeast down through the vine street expressway. let's talk about the airport for a second. we have weather, that we are experiencing delays. so traveling in philadelphia international, i would say about two hours, and the system is telling bus an hour and 37 minutes. so, again, two hours is probably a better estimate. as we take a look at our majors with speed sensors down in the teens. fifteen is your average on the schuylkill. eleven on i-95. sixteen on the blue route. we have delays on the pennsylvania turnpike, and also traveling on 422, and 202, out there in the usual spots. and a very serious accident on the northbound side of the boulevard at ryan avenue, traffic is being diverted to the inner drive. now back to nicole. >> vittoria, thank you. new allegations against bill cosby this morning. this time a woman is spelling out the her allegations against the comedian in a civil lawsuit. as don champion reports the woman claims she was victimized when she was a teenager 40 years ago. >> reporter: the new lawsuit against bill cosby was filed in los angeles county superior court.
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in it judy hut claims the comedian sexually abused her in 1974 at the playboy mansion when she was just 15 years old. the woman says on the night in question, cosby served her and a 16 year-old friend, alcohol. the the suit claims cosby then told the girls that he had a surprise for them and then took them to the playboy mansion in los angeles. cosby allegedly told the girls to lie about their age and say they were 19. hut h it says at the mansion she was direct by cosby to a bathroom with an bedroom suite, and when she emerge, she found cosby sitting on the bed, where she was molested. cosby still refuses to talk about the recent wave of sexual misconduct accusations against him. >> there is no response. >> reporter: in recent weeks more than a dozen women have have raised allegations, no criminal charges have ever been filed against the comedian and he did settle a 2005 civil lawsuit that claims he sexually assaulted a woman in his home. on monday, cosby resigned from the board of trustees of his
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alma mater temple university, so far his attorney has not commented on the new lawsuit. don champion for "eyewitness news" at cw philly. your time is now 8:08. philadelphia city council members will hold a hearing to day about a pest situation in the city. bed bug infestation can wreak half on for home opener in row homes where the bugs can move from one home to the another. the councilman says that he has evidence bed bugs have have adapted and more persistent and resistant to pesticides. also today a a heroic delaware county teen will be honored for pulling a philadelphia police officer out of this burning car. seventeen year-old joe chambers is a volunteer fire fighter. he and a neighbor helped rescue officer mark kensee last month when kensee's car caught fire after a crash at 28th ape tasker. the council will recognize chambers today for his bravery and heroism. the nicely done. >> yes. also happening today a hearing on capitol hill over
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dangerous air bags. the those air bags led to several deaths. still ahead why the mamanufacturer refuses to extend a recall. then three churches catch fire just hours apart, investigators say it is no coincidence. we will have the latest, next. ♪ many may remember the show wonder years, several items from the the show, are now in the smithsonian. >> wow. >> members of the cast were on hand for the donation, among the items, kevin air held in's green new york jets jacket. i know many of you you remember that. >> wow. >> that looks like a outfit from winnie cooper. >> in the smithsonian. >> that makes me feel old. >> fit makes you feel old, never mind, never mind. >> pretty interesting though. >> we will have more on that coming up next.
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happening today a japanese auto maker i goers in an overnight deadline. >> takata must answer to congress over its faulty air bags and executive from the company heads to washington to testify before congressional panel. this is as the federal government demands the company issue a national recall. a defect in their air bag causes them to explode and it has been link to at least five deaths. coming up on 8:13, lets check out the forecast with katie. >> forecast overall, nicole is getting better. we are seeing milder air creep in at this point and that means thaw are not finding purples and pink is here locally but very far removed well off to the north east at this point. you have to look closely. but i know showing up across
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vermont and new hampshire. we are still tracking one more frontal boundary passing through and it is mild enough that it is only going to bring in some rain showers. we will walk you through future weather by 10:00 a.m. there may be some light rain or drizzle will but around lunch hour you may want to think about ordering in for lunch, if you nor the craze bye walking outside in the rain. it should be very light and coming up at 4:00 p.m. kid getting out of school and after school activities, it the might be still damp but we are done at that point. we might see sunshine before the day is all said and done. clearing out nicely overnight and tomorrow and temperatures will chance to drop off like a rock. we are at 41 at the airport. thirty-four in mount pocono. generally mid 40's though as you head off to the south and as day progresses we can expect to see 54 degrees which is milder then yesterday but i can tell you, i was out there myself, it is still chilly enough to wear a heavy coat and little breeze that makes it feel chillier. watching for showers, by
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tomorrow, bright and sunny, friday more clouds build in and we could see a shower. not ready to rule that out just yet, vittoria, over to you. >> we will take you, it looks like we are driving right now and we are, let take a look the at parkway in toward city hall at the moment. we are live on the scene, i just love it how we're directly within this but you will notice as far as heading in the city on the parkway nothing major right now but the problem, however is the weather causing major accidents on our majors, like i-95. this is the second major accident we have haddon i-95 and this has to do with slick spots on your commute. this is north bound side of 95 approaching the vine street expressway. delays stemming back to washington avenue and you will notice it is block ago this center lane. pedestrians on the scene not a good idea to be going back and forth within the roadway but the system is out there and adding to your commute. that is northbound side. on the southbound side coming from the betsy ross bridge
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beef an accident in the left-hand lane for close to two and a half hours now. trying to get to the southbound side of i-95. once you get there, it looks like. that heading out of the northeast down through the vine street expressway is a very, very slow commute. speed sensors down in the teens and, if that, i would say yeah, other areas are just not moving. is 12 your average on the schuylkill, 11 on i-95, 15 on 476. delays on the westbound side of the pa turnpike out of the montgomery county and this weather is not only affecting the roads, but it is affecting the airport. we had close to two hour delay so call ahead and take mass transit if you can, ukee. >> vittoria, thank you. it looks like this man is unchange his bike but a closer look reveals he is unscrewing bolts off the poles and taking off with it. the theft was caught on tape on poplar street in northern liberties november 25th. matthew wertz says he is one of many cyclist who have reported this type of bike
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swipe in this neighborhood. >> he is good at it, he does it all the time. fit is not cement todd a solid pole in the ground and can be taken apart at all do not go anywhere near it. >> anyone with any information about the bike theft is urged to contact the philadelphia police. three delaware churches up in flames. now fire officials say arson is to blame. the fire marshall says crews first responded to this fire scene at healing hand church in kent county around 2:00 a.m. tuesday. now as that fire raged on fire struck again about 4 miles away at manship chapel. crews quickly put those flames out just as a third fire hit laws mennonite church around 5:30. one pastor says he will turn to his faith for guidance. >> we need a played now and right now we don't have one. but we depend on god and we know god is a provider. >> two of those fires caused extensive damage to the
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churches and investigators say the three fire scenes shared what they called common denominators. philadelphia police officers in the 22nd district are wearing body cameras as part of the pilot program. recent events in ferguson, missouri is spark ago a lot of conversation about those cameras. is there also a push wye some people to make sure more police departments use them. "eyewitness news" talk with the community activist who says questions around brown's shooting might have been answered, if that officer was wearing a camera. >> a all this debate that he grabbed the gun, didn't grab the gun but what might have been solved. >> group of select transit officers have been wearing body cameras since last summer. septa says that experiences have been positive so far. new developments in the the hepatitis a scare in mercer county. "eyewitness news" has learned that children from saint rafael school in had hamilton township may have been exposed. school lunches were provided by rosa's restaurant and catering.
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it is on south broad street not far from that school. a kitchen worker at rose's bike came seriously ill with hepatitis a. that means customers who aid there or ordered take out is also at risk. hepatitis a is not fatal but highly contagious. a vaccination will be available to the afternoon from 2:00 to 8:00 at colonial volunteer fire company on cooper road. your time is 8:18. we have brought back a library book one time or another e every now and then. >> wait until you hear just how long this book was overdue but first here's is what coming up tonight on the cw philly.
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copies of the sermons themselves, and they reviewed them and the very next day they fired him. >> there are more instances almost every year. >> we went from 600 to 1200, and this year we're up to 1600. >> how pastors and churches are standing up against threats to their freedom. >> i felt it was an in justice. > injustice
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well, aim sure at one point or another we have all forgot tone return a library book. >> but perhaps though not 65 years past its due date. that is pretty bad. >> okay. >> 1949 betty, checked out gone with the wind from rodgers high school in spokane, washington. well, in one at that school knew it was gone until they received a letter from the man, from maine, who had found it and offered to send it back. >> as far as he knew his daughter had never been to washington and never been to spokane. he has no idea how the book god to maine. >> how about it, right. the author explains he found the book inside a cellar owned by his dad and he was trying to find the rightful owner. how it made its way to the east cozies still a mystery. the school waved the fee, thank goodness because he would have been paying for that good how about that, great story.
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8:21. it was among the books in the bay area library where a seven year-old made a discovery that angered her. >> she took her concerns to the publisher and new they are turning a new page, if you will. as reporter kate tells you, she has got cot making changes. >> go ahead. >> our diocese is huge. it includes stars, planets and other space. >> reporter: parker had no idea how big a change she would make. >> i went to the library, i saw a cool book report report after she took it home, that book made her angry. >> the it was here in the children's section in the public library where parker first found the book, that started it all. >> i pick it up, and read the title. biggest bades book of bugs. >> reporter: it was part of the series pirates, monsters, warriors, thieves, and bugs but it wasn't the problem. >> the biges, yeah.
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>> reporter: you didn't like that. >> no. >> reporter: seven year-old says that why just boys. >> girls can like books too. >> i said we need todd do something. >> reporter: what did you do? >> i wrote a letter. >> reporter: she sent it straight to the publisher. >> i saw back cover title it says biggest bades books for boys and maybe, very unhappy. >> reporter: less than a month laider advil publishing wrote her back. >> they took my advice really well and in the letter i saw, it is true and there is not even a lie. >> it is incredible someone so young has been able to make a big change. >> reporter: biggest bades books for boys became no more. publisher printed a new series for both girls and boys. you change the entire title of the book, how does that make you feel. >> super, super, super, super, super, super, duper, duper,
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happy. >> reporter: and even proud dad. >> what she deidentify what it is that she wants to do, as far as a career, she will take it and she will run witt and no one will slow her down. >> reporter: if you see other books that are just for boys or girls and you think you'll write more letters. >> i would think so. >> reporter: publishers beware, parkers is reading. >> yes. >> parker, how about that. she's holding up documents. >> i got it right
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good morning everyone i'm ukee washington. a four alarm fire in montgomery county, rips through a local business. fire officials say it started 4:30 this morning on the 900 block of montgomery avenue in narberth. you can see a fast signs store sign, suffered extensive damage. got news no injuries were reported but if you are driving in that area or have plans to be in that area there are detours in place. vittoria woodill will let you know how to get around them in a minor so when we return to the the cw philly. right now lets get your forecast with katie, good morning. >> good morning, this will end up being one of these days that features a variety pack much like yesterday we also have some precipitation in the forecast but big difference is in mixing, cab take place. it is too warm for that at this point men your coldest spots like the poconos, all
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you'll fine and what we are finding right new on storm scan three are rain showers. thankfully it is not a widespread wash out either. we will see temperatures climb to 54 degrees, milder technically but still feels chilly outside. keep that in mind when you are dressing the kids as you send them off to school. clearing skies will drop down to 37. we will look forward in the forecast expecting another drop on the thermometer tomorrow but nice trade off here is that it will be a full day of sunshine, in wet weather again in sight until the weekend, vittoria. >> thanks very much, katie. >> something to look forward to then, but right now the roads are definitely in a full swing rush and weather is not helping us causing many slick spots on your commute, causing many accidents. we have an incident situation still out here which is blocking the left-hand lane on southbound i-95 the ramp to out bound i-95 from the betsy ross bridge. it has been causing a headache all morning long, adding to already volume that you have. ninety-five northbound we just cleared an accident approaching vine but we have residual traffic and look at these speed sensors expect big
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time delays and two hour delays at the airport, ukee. >> lets do it at 85:00 56789 up next this morning a new start up that could chhange the way you buy everything, we're on the cw philly.
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we continue to follow breaking news this morning. a 15 year-old girl struck by a car in the the north east. it happened at ryan and the boulevarded in outer north bound lanes. authorities tell us that the vehicle did stop at the scene. the girl was rush to the hospital with head and leg injuries. we are working to find out more on her condition at this point. vittoria, of course, will have latest closures in just a
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moment. later this morning volunteers will continue their search for a missing west chester university student shane montgomery. >> "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is in manayunk with more from an exclusive interview with shane's cousin and roommate. justin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. they are still holding out hope for safe return of shane montgomery, there will be a new search effort launched this morning at 11:00a in m from a nearby church. we did speak exclusively shane's roommate as well as his cousin. they tell us they were in touch with the fbi as well as local police giving them any and all information that they can, in hopes of finding shayna live, they do realize that they are among the last to have seen shane, before he vanish. it has been an all out effort to find shane new for several days now, approaching, seven. there were searches of the canal by philadelphia police as well as a foot search by volunteers here on the ground. this all began on thanksgiving
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morning early when shane was out bar hopping celebrating turning 21 ahead of the thanksgiving holiday his last stop was kildare's irish pub and got there at 2:00 in the morning. he realized it was close to closing time. staff inside did tell him to leave. he was walk to the front door by that staff which included his cousin. he has in the been seen ever since, that early thanksgiving morning. bar staff hearsay he did in the a appear to be over served or drunk at that time. now speaking exclusively "eyewitness news" his cousin and roommate say that they are working with the fbi as well as police, helping hoping they will fine shayna live take a list inn. >> i'll get down there, philly police, need me i will go there. i'm assisting anyway i can. >> yesterday i went back with the fbi, and we searched every nook and cranny of my apartment. >> reporter: 236789bi
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searching surveillance video from main street and also reinterviewing witnesses in this case. there could be these who have information and they are not aware of what they know. this morning at 11:00 at saint john baptist catholic church volunteers will gather and later go out and pass out flyers with shane's face on them and then at 6:00 at west chester university there will be a vigil held in shane's honor, the reward for information now in this case has now grown to $31,000. we are live in manayunk i'm justin finch for "eyewitness news" at cw philly. is there new allegations against bill cosby this morning. it is first time a woman claims to be under age when she allege that the comedian sexually a all thed her. >> judy hut h's civil suit says cosby took her and a 16 year-old friend to the playboy mansion in 1974, after several drinks, she claims cosby forced her to perform a sex act. so far in word from cosby or his lawyer martin singer. more than a dozen women have come forward with assault
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allegationness recent weeks. cosby has never been criminally charged. he did settle a 2005 lawsuit that claimed he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman in his home. police continue a search for a driver involve in the west philadelphia hit and run. after finding that car involved tuesday. according to investigators a man in his mid 20's was crossing at 59th and market monday night when a volvo station wagon hit him and took off. the the victim is in critical condition. police tell us they have identified him but they have not released his name. it is 8:33. let's toss it over to katie, how sit looking. >> we still have gray skies and dreary outside for sure but we can expect to see lingering wet weather a as well. thankfully it is not what we found out yesterday, where you ended up with that mix of the rain, the sleet, even a lit built have the light snow. now it is just rain. when we go outside, you can tell it is camp, dreary and it is a low lying cloud cover, skewing at least top levels of liberty place there in the
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comcast building. also as we throw current conditions overtop you can see a few rain drops falling on our camera lens. it is 42 degrees right now and that southwest breezy can tell you and in attempts to being outside on the sky deck all morning that southwest breeze makes it feel chilly outside. you still to have bundle up but technically milder then yesterday. you're only going to find green on the radar here today. thank goodness for that right. the thinks all that is left at this point. of yet another frontal boundary crossing through today. so by tomorrow we will see temperatures get knocked back and you'll see some sunshine out there today but more than anything else it is a cloudy day with the residual precipitation coming along witt, up in the poconos at best we're talking 41 degrees. so, we are going to again see milder technically by comparison but now, let's face it 54 degrees at best for a high in philadelphia, that is still chilly, vittoria, over to you. thanks very much, katie. good morning, everyone. let me break down a situation occurring right now on i-95. what we are watching live is a vehicle fire extinguished on the northbound side of i-95
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approaching vine street expressway. vehicle involved in this accident or this incident rather was involved in an accident around this area that they have moved to the shoulder and then it was caught on fire. so if you are traveling in that area trying to head down toward center city this is ramp to the vine street expressway you will definitely run into delays stemming back toward washington avenue. we will continue to keep you updated on than that for sure. let's talk about i-95 elsewhere. i-95 if you are traveling is continuing in that north bound direction, making your way from girard out through allegheny, you still have on high volume, in that area, you will also find delays southbound on i-95 out of the north east. all the way out to the vine street expressway n short you are traveling about 10 miles an hour no matter how you cut it right now on i-95. traveling the schuylkill you are at 16 miles an hour. heaviest pocket westbound at city. fourteen on 476. westbound on the pa turnpike. slow go through montgomery county. traveling between willow grover and mid county toll plaza expect the usual. two her delays at philadelphia
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international airport due to the weather. keep in mind because of the the weather, it is causing slick spots on the commute, so we have had a few accidents this morning. definitely be mindful to practice some extra caution today, ukee? i'll take it, thank you. gunman opens fire in a delaware county community shooting a dog through the neck. this morning police continue their search for that shooter. investigators say it happened on clinton road in upper darby on tuesday. police tell our todd quinones that this is part of the bigger problem. >> hi mom, look at how beautiful my baby is survived. >> reporter: bullet pierced through the dog's neck and shooter agitated upper darby police. >> the thing that really bothers me is the moran that did the shooting could have killed anybody. >> reporter: in this densely populated neighborhood on the 6900 block of clinton street, someone decided to open up fire, shooting deborah feliciano's dog. >> it went in the neck part and came out through her cheek. this block is full of kids.
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>> reporter: feliciain used her cell phone to document her recovery in the animal hospital. she said the dog got out of her upper darby home friday after her husband left the back door unlocked. the dog went in the back alley when a neighbor heard a gunshot at 2:30. if someone was concerned they should have called animal control. >> anything could have happen. you have to be a reallied yot to do something like that. >> reporter: the dog she says has been much more aggressive since being shot, she's now recovering after surgery, in the 22 month-old rottweiler pit bull mix was bleeding when a neighbor found her and then brought her back home and then called police friday afternoon. >> i just want justice. i want to know what happened. >> reporter: police here contend it was pure luck no person was shot and killed, in the meantime, it is in the clear who the shooter may have been and what may have been his or her, motive for opening fire. reporting from upper darby, todd quinones for "eyewitness news" at cw philly.
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montgomery county native is reportedly at the top of the president obama's list to be the nation's next defense secretary. ashton carter is a former pentagon official who grew up in abington. many in nateed and confirmed carter would replace chuck hagel who resigned last week. carter graduated from abington high school in 1972 and induct in the district hall of fame in 89. >> he was one of the five class speakers, which is quite an accomplishment. it means that students at that time were impressed with his work. >> carter served as deputy defense secretary from 2011 to 2013. he is a physics major and also served as pentagon's chief of technology and weapons buying. pennsylvania governor elect tom wolf is heading to the white house on friday. he is one of six newly elect governor meeting with the president and vice-president. they will talk about ways to improve the economy. wolf takes office in seven weeks. former nba star charles
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barkley makes his views on race and tension in ferguson known in an interview with cnn. >> we have always had a racial issue in country and the biggest problem with it is we never advertise cuss race until something bad happens. we never have meaningful dialogue over a cold beer when things are going good. but what happens is everybody, when something bad happens, everybody has a tribe mentality. everybody want to protect their own tribe whether they are right or wrong. >> barkley made it clear that the notion that white cops are out there killing black people is ridiculous. lawmakers in washington are learning more about domestic violence and american professional sports. senate hearing with leaders from all four major sports yesterday, focused on whether the leagues do enough to deter violence and punish those who commit domestic violence. former eagle troy vincent new works for the nfl and he said league was too lenient on ray rice. for him the issue is personal.
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>> domestic violence was a way of my life in my home growing up. i relate to the 20 million victims, survivors, of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and every community across our great nation. >> sports leagues say they are changing policies and educating players about domestic violence. meanwhile nfl star adrian peterson's appeal hearing resumes in new york tomorrow. vikings running back is seeking reinstatement after nfl commissioner roger goodell suspended him for violating the league's personal conduct policy. peterson pleaded not contest for hitting his four year-old son with a switch. our time is 8:40. we have heard about a lot of deals in major league baseball during this off season but phillies are silent. >> but a least one phillies pitch's peers to be on the move. closer jonathan papelbon's 1706 rittenhouse condo is on the market for low price of $6.9 million. >> wow. >> just a little chunk of change there.
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>> that is 2 million more he paid for it two years ago. >> sit, wow. >> even flyings has gone up four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and fills an entire floor in his exclusive building. >> an entire floor. >> pretty cool. >> wonder if the elevator goes straight up, i always thought that would be really. >> we need to do a follow-up on his crib. >> they need to invite me over. i'll spend a few days. >> bring that checkbook. >> getting coast any 2456.9 million-dollar place. >> our time is 8:41. would be bank robber gets on cash but just can't getaway. we will explain what went wrong. >> oh, boy. also incredible video shows a car going airborne cart wheeling down the street. we will tell what you cause that had driver to lose control. speaking of driver a man leads police on a high speed chase but it is what happens after he stops that surprised police, and a lot of onlookers.
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this video was from china where a would be bank robber gets the goods and tries to make his getaway. too bad the bag of money ties heavy for him. having a hard time grabbing his money and hard time lifting it on to his motorbike. >> yeah. >> look at that. >> little ahead of himself there. >> putting the cart before the horse. could have used a cart and a horse in that case, katie, i don't know. >> not that we conn down that though. >> no. >> absolutely not. lets take things out to the eyewitness weather watcher network. we have seen some signs of fog confined to the more remote parts of the delaware valley where out in at glenn we have had that sent in from ed heaton over last few hours. we have a spooky view for you here, in that particular location. and, meanwhile, the temperatures, that he reported were generally in the upper 30's. that is what we're finding. we are flirting with 40. few degrees above or below tonight most locations. the out toward shore points it is just a little bit milder. tim mitchell has 45 degrees. he has seen some sunshine.
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tea sent in a picture. we have beautiful sunrise out at the shore points earlier this morning. and, yeah, i mean off shore view for us here light waves on the shore. beautiful view. we will show you one more. we will take it further inland to 39 degrees sent from kevin wilson. just over the course of the last hour in havertown, a very light wind, just clouds, however, thankfully not terribly low to the ground and he hade comment. lets see what he has. he it looks like a counting crows song out there today. a riddle. what did he mean by that. anybody know what he meant by that in um, we will to have ponder that. i bet he is watching. say it again. >> it is raining in baltimore, is that a song. >> i don't know. >> it is clearly not a counting crows fan. i have no idea. good effort though kevin we appreciate it. that is totally my bad. let's go next, let's move on, and get you out to storm scan three. we will see is what going on there at the moment, we're generally just fining a couple of lingering showers out there
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with our latest frontal boundary. we have had a warm front yesterday that has since lifted off to the north. you can see the bulk of precipitation at this point is pretty much from east maine on north and then we have a cold front moving through. so even though it is a cold front it is actually warm's head of it which means we are just left with some lingering showers. now, quick check on how this pattern will break down, cold front crosses tomorrow, high pressure regains control, we will get sunshine but it is chillier. you're witness weather three day forecast features temperatures in the back in the 40's here tomorrow and friday and then we will see more clouds building on friday with the the approach of another system. vittoria, over to you. >> for the record, katie, he has me on that one too. >> what. >> you were not alone but that was a good effort. thank you. anyway, thinks actually, tape of what we had occurring earlier on than this is i-95 traveling in the northbound direction approaching penns landing. a vehicle fire. vehicle fire has been extinguished but this vehicle that was engulfed in flames earlier on was involved in a previous accident, and it was
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moved to the shoulder, and then it caught on fire. so again, this has been extinguish, and this is video from earlier on. this is what the scene looks like right now. dwight a different shot, right. but we are still dealing with a high volume of approaching this incident as they continue, to clear it out of the way. so traveling out of the south philadelphia, down through the vine street expressway, it is going to be a squeeze, because of only two lanes, are getting beyond that scene. we will find a skis on the southbound side of 95 out of the northeast. is 15 your average on the schuylkill. nineteen on the blue route. if you are traveling to philadelphia international airport we do have two hour delays, close to that, so, definitely call ahead, ukee. all right, vittoria, thank you. do you remember that bizarre police chase in california that we showed you just yesterday. >> an a alleged car thief tried to allude police by using a skateboard of all things. it turns out a reality star is the person who intervened. >> um-hmm. >> jeanie moos has more on the surprising end to the pursuit. >> reporter: it started out as just another los angeles police chase, a stolen bmw
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driving in the wrong lane against traffic, doing 90 miles an hour at one point, weaving and squeezing, and then, boom. >> he just crash. >> reporter: rear ending wasn't the surprise ending to this story, lugging a getaway skateboard was. the a alleged car thief ran across three lanes of traffic, with the long board and then the move worthy of a movie if only it had worked. for 52nd the suspect tried to skateboard from officers in hot pursuit on foot. experienced skateboarders gave the suspect low marks. his technique was described as not very good. the chase, hysterical. back on the foot he ran into trouble when a red pick up tried to block his path, he went around it and as police were closing in the same red pick up cut him off and practically pinned him.
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that is the former star of the now canceled reality show, there is the truck. louise, used to run around dramatizing car repossessions. >> so it seemed natural to help real cops get their man. >> it is justin stink, you know, block the guy off. >> reporter: three three-year old jesus a more was charged with auto theft, police recovered the skateboard presumably for evidence. an officer did play footsee with it. skateboard isn't what that guy needed what that guy needed was this. >> it is this guy and one of those, don't hover, take cover. jeanie moos. >> who is that guy. >> new york. >> we now know who that guy was. >> indeed. >> pretty sure. >> that was crazy that was
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wild. >> you have to come up with something else. >> we will be right back.
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did the elf on your shelf come visit your family this year. look at where phil turn up
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this morning. hanging out with vittoria, driving a bus, getting his directions from the vittoria indeed. >> that guy is on point today. >> he was. >> he had it going on. >> nice. >> we want to know what your elf is up to, also we are getting a lot of pictures in our news room because people are excited about this. this is just a few there on your screen. post your he will fee selfie to twitter, facebook or instagram. he is a crazy little guy. hash tag cbs-3 and elf selfie and we may show it on television. i hud say tricky not creepy. we like phil the l if. >> he is cute. >> he is. >> where did he come from. >> all right. the lets look at a quick check of the temperatures here, the coldest spot is in mount pocono and even there it is still too warm for anything but plane old rain. at the moment we don't have anything other than clouds and fog up that way but even though it is technically milder then yesterday, 37 in quakertown. you need to bundle up.
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vittoria. >> well, this is now scene of the extinguished vehicle fire on the north bound side of 95 approaching vine street expressway. good news it has been extinguish. bad news only two lanes get by so heading in to center city will be a squeeze and rush hour delays sprinkled all over. >> thanks, young lady. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at cw philly. for more local news weather and traffic and sports we are always on cbs >> check us out at noon on cbs-3. we will be back in 302nd with one more check of the news and traffic and weather together. have a great day.
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good morning, i'm nicole brewer. volunteers will gather in man i young later this morning to help in the search for missing west chester university student, shane montgomery. it is the seven days and still no signs of shane. he wases last seen leaving kildares pub early thanksgiving day morning. friend will hold a vigil tonight at west chester as investigators work around the clock looking for clues. new lets check that forecast with katie. >> forecast overall, nicole is looking up for us down the road for end of the workweek but we are left with lingering showers and you can see activity on storm scan three represent ago this very well and scattered in nature. light precipitation too but it is all rain, no mixing this time. so as we see milder air creep left with some lingering rain
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showers which is definitely good news. it will not mess you up here. high of 54. tonight we will drop down to 37 under a clearing sky and then by tomorrow full sunshine, it is definitely chilly but seasonal with that high of 45. forty-seven on friday with more clouds as another disturbance approached and that means we are looking at a rainy saturday, but it is good news i think by sunday in time for eagles tailgaters people are starting to clear up once again. speaking of the disturbance if you are traveling 95 northbound approaching vine street expressway we have an extinguished earlier vehicle fire, still compromising two of the right-hand lanes. only two left lanes are getting by. trying to make your way in to center city out of south philadelphia you will definitely find this a bit of the squeeze. fuzz are traveling on our usual majors that you will's fine rush hour again you'll find it there today. eighteen on the schuylkill. affecting outbound side of the roosevelt boulevard, ten is your average on 95. twenty-two on 476 and big time volume on 422 eastbound out of
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royersford down to 202. also because of the weather we had two hour delays at philadelphia international airport, mass transit your best bet, nicole. >> that is "eyewitness news" for now join us for talk philly at noon. i'm nicole brewer make it a great morning.
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