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. >> this morning a firefighter is injured in the line of duty. while battling flames at a building in philadelphia. we'll have that story for you coming up this morning. it is monday, december 8th, good morning, everyone, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. right out to jan carabeo, at the scene for us, with the latest information on this firefighter. jan, good morning. >> reporter: erika, ukee, good morning, that firefighter was taken to the hospital with very minor injuries. thankfully there is morning, no serious injuries, but this is still a very active scene. you can see, philadelphia firefighters on scene this morning sprague this building with water and that ice building up on the tree outside, very cold morning to be out of your home. now, we just spoke to the deputy fire chief here who tells us the roof has
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partially collapsed. crews working outside of a collapse zone with a possibility of further collapse. so again, very much an active scene here on err it street in frankford. now there is fire started just before 1:00 in the morning here in the 1100 block, three-story, brick vacant apartment building, fire officials tell us the fire started on the second floor in the back, because it is a vacant building this fire is being considered suspicious. there was actually another fire here one week ago, the fire marshall still investigating. meantime it took crews two hours to get this fire under control this morning, and dozens of firefighters continue to work to extinguish the blaze. now, eight people from one of the neighboring homes had to be evacuated at zero as a precaution, many staying with family tonight, will be allowed back into their home once the fire is completely knock down. again, very cold night to be out of your home, weather is just one difficulty fire crews are also dealing with. >> just stubborn, and access
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is difficult. you can see we have trees in front, other issues, we have to stay outside after established collapse zone. so we're working from outside that far perimeter, that collapse perimeter, and it makes it difficult for access, then in addition you have the coal weather. it is freezing up. now again, no serious injuries here this morning, just the one firefighter taken to hahnemann hospital. we're told with very minor injuries. however, this fire is still burning behind me, and we will continue to update you on the story. for now live in frankford, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> we will get back to you shortly. new this morning, philadelphia police looking for the person who gunned down man sitting inside his car in west oaklane. it happened late last night, near finley playgrounds on east horter street. witnesses told police a suspect opened fire on the 2300 year old victim after they had an argument. investigators are checking the area for surveillance cameras that code leap this is the shooter. >> happening today, technical
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glitch limits how you can pay at philadelphia parking authority kiosk. the machines have trouble excepting credit cards. now, that means you can only use cash or a ppa smart card. the aap believes it is a system failure. over the weekend people without cash parked and got tickets. >> i already paid the ticket. yes, the sign was a little bit more clear than i thought it was. but i think it is like sunday, normal meet respect you don't pay a meter anyway. so i think it is nice. >> ppa has ten minute grace proceeder time it issues a ticket for customers to get cash to pay the kiosk. if you are get a ticket call the ppa customer service line. >> chilly monday, morning, carol. >> that's the best part of it. >> that's the best part? >> coastal storm coming inment you can see on storm can three, that we have the clouds that are starting to build, will be coming up from the south. also seeing some moving in from the west there is will be a day where you can get things
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done, because tomorrow is a day that you will be probably hiding inside from the rain that most of us are going to be seeing, though areas to the north could be finding some snow up there. right now, weaver temperatures in the 20's, 30's, so below the freezing mark, we will be getting into the upper 30's, so we may add about 11 degrees to this before we close out the rest of the day today. now, expect to find temperatures by noon, 35 degrees, and by 3:00 p.m. our high for the day, 39 degrees. so, there is a lot going on with our coastal storm. one to 3 inches of rain possible out of this, wind gusts, 40 miles an hour at the coast, tidal flooding can can be expected, and will be some snow in the poconos, in fact, national weather service says four to 8 inches of snow in the poconos along with some ice. soap, just watch for that. we have winter storm warning, 3:00 a.m., tuesday, in other words, tomorrow morning, until 7:00 a.m. wednesday. this is a very slow-moving storm system. let's time this out for you brief limit you can see the clouds build in. we go through the day and then
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we start to see this rain, this is 4:00 a.m., tomorrow morning, this is couple of hours later, and notice that we continue with these showers, and the orange color, those are the heavier rainfalls. so we will be looking for a lot of that. that time line didn't even go out as long as the precipitation will last. because this could be a day or two and maybe even lingering shower into thursday. thirty-nine today, with the clouds, and the chilly breeze, tonight, 36 degrees, and specially overnight, we start to pick up these rain showers, it will be a wet one, keep yourselves as dry as possible. and dot very same thing for your pets and notice as we take a look over the next couple of days rain here on tuesday, heavy rain wednesday, a rain or snow shower possible, and the same deal on thursday, but by friday, jessica, we should finally be drying out. >> good news for the weekends. good morning, everybody, 4:35, outside right now, show you how the ben franklin bridge is doing. actually from the philly side.
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so the westbound lanes right here, over the where the headlights, are moving on nicely with all lanes open into the city. over on 95 at girard, everything moving great there, too. southbound lanes headed toward the city moving great. so heading into city for work, you should have no problem doing so if you are headed out the door in the next couple every minutes. bristol, car fire taking out darren street between wood road and pond street. you can expect some police activity on the scene there. out in new jersey, right around clementon, road closure, white horse pike completely closed at higgins avenue due to accident actually there last night, which they're still having crews therefore clean up due to downed polls in the area. your alternate for the time being take egg harbor or berlin road. frankford, the house fire, completely closed we are hack ac and oakland street. alternate is to take orthodox or harrison street to get around the area. currently no problems for mass transit, no delays at the philadelphia international airport. erika, back over to you. >> thank you, police looking for who ever killed a man and left him tide up in a van in
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south south philadelphia. investigators say the 67 year old security guard was found inside that vehicle, shortly after 3:00 yesterday afternoon outside lockerroom self storage. that's the 2200 block of 62nd street. we're told he had facial injuries, and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. police have no yet released his name. one person is recovering this morning after fire rips through a kensington home. it happened in the 3400 block every kensington avenue shortly before 10:00 last night, victim hospitalized. no word on the extent of the injuries. cause still being looked into. well, so-called die-in got underway in the shadows of lincoln financial field as 70,000 fans left the field. >> 200 protesters laid down at broad and pattison for four and a half minutes last night in honor of michael brown, meant to cymol wise the four and a half hours brown's body lay dead on street of ferguson, missouri after shot and killed by a police
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officer. >> police officers who take the lives of black children for granted, and who say that those lives don't matter. >> people have the right to their opinions. and they have the right to protest, that's what this count have i founded on. we have the obligation to protect everybody. >> police say the protests remained peaceful, no arrests were made. organizers say they plan on holding similar events in the near future. >> demonstrators got violent for second straight night in california. protesters marched through downtown berkley toward oakland smashing windows and blocking traffic. police say some even tried to light a cruiser on fire and through an explosive at an officer. police responded by launching tear gas into the crowd and making several arrests. hang today, panel of new jersey lawmakers will release the latest report on the investigation into politically motivated traffic jams on the george washington bridge. the joint legislative panel found no evidence governor chris christie was involved in the traffic scheme last year. so far the federal criminal
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investigation into the lane closures has not resulted in any charges. >> our time 4:39. it's been exciting year for phillies favorite little leaguer mo'ne davis. it is not over yesterday. the ace pitcher and 150 of her teammates, being named sports kid of the year. now, the youngsters will get the chance to take part in field day activities at lincoln financial field with 76 michael carter williams and wnba star skyler dickins. once again, congratulations mo'ne. i wouldn't be surprised if she tries a hoop and tries to take them one-on-one, both of them. >> you go girl. >> we'll try to set up that. definitely set that up. >> many coming up this morning on "eyewitness "eyewitness newse and duchess of cambridge waking up in new york this morning. >> we will tell you about the big day they have planned. we're back in two minute. good morning to
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>> prince william and his love lou wife are waking up in new york city. touched down in the u.s. yesterday and hosed private benefit dinner. today they'll take in the sites and sounds of the big apple n this afternoon we're told prince william will meet president obama in washington, d.c., then the prince is headed back to new york so he and kate can watch the brooklyn mets take on labron james. >> pack schedule, ukee. >> indeed. >> on the health watch this morning, doctors are calling new experimental cancer drug a breakthrough therapy for hodgkin's lymphoma patient. researchers at the dana farber cancer institute found the i am uno therapy drug helped 87% of patient sends their cancer in remission. >> new study shows doctors can use text messages to help their patients remember to take their medications. london researchers offered text reminds tow patients taking blood pressure and cholesterol drugsment found text messages prevented one in six from forget being their
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medication. 4:43, wow, feels like the holidays are here. these chilly temperatures. >> yes, exactly, if that's what you take out of this good for you polly anna. because -- >> oh, common. >> for the rest every us it is really colds outside. we will be finding very wet weather as well. let's take a look see what we have out there at this point. >> thanks, carol. >> we've got nice looking shot, center city philadelphia. skies look just fine. they're not going to forever. we do find more and more clouds coming in. speaking of that, on cue, we take a look at storm scan3. notice, the clouds that are coming up, coastal storm, it is a nor'easter that's coming, and it is not here today. but it will be here tonight and tomorrow and maybe even some lingering effect by the time we get to wednesday, and possibly even a little bit on thursday. twenty-eight right now in philadelphia, that's the festive erika was talking about, 25 in trenton, 29 degrees in wilmington with
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breeze, feels even colder than that. looking at future weather, and we time this out 4:00 in the morning, we start to see the rain come in here, heavy rain tomorrow morning, we get some heavy rain by noon tomorrow, we start to see few breaks, but, the colder air starts to get drawn into it, look at this, we get few snow showers. this is by the time we get to wednesday. up in the poconos, there is a winter storm warning in effect from 3:00 a.m. tuesday until 7:00 a.m. on wednesday. so, you can see, this is going to be a long event. 39 degrees right now, tonight we drop to 36. but we definitely get that rain in there. we will be finding the rain around here tuesday, maybe even little bit of snow, wet snow mixed in wednesday. thursday, maybe, too, look at the temperatures, they stay in the 40's, nights getting close to the freezing mark, ukee. >> carol, we are hoping for better outcome but the eagles new it would be tough going into yesterday's battle with the seattle seahawks. 139 yards low. quarterback russell wilson had
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much better day than mark sanchez, range superbowl mvp scrambled for touchdown and he threw a couple more. sanchez just ten completions for less than 100 yards, and costly pick, he did throw for a pair of td's, but, not enough. the eagles fall to seattle 24-14. all division games, the rest of the way. dallas, washington, and the giants coming up. eagles need to handle their business with the division title, therefore the taking. >> couple of times he thought he had them sacked. but he comes out of it, he kept a lot of drivers alive for them. and, you know, we had to do better job. we talked about it when he was scrambling, a lot of his big plays occur, he he wash obviously the different. >> checking prime timings late last night. patriots came from behind in the fourth quarter to beat the san diego chargers, brady through 69-yard touchdown pass to julian edelman. brady through for 317 yards, 2td's, in the pay re at
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eighth victory, nine games, new england wins this one. twelfth straighten it win season. >> well, tell it be university was bowl eligible with six wins this year, but the owls did not get an invitation. still bill improvement from last year's two and ten season. penn state got an invite. the nittany lions will play in the pin stripe bowl at yankee stadium against boston college. more sports coming up in the next hour, erika? >> still ahead in our next few minute here on "eyewitness news", fast-food giant is slowing down. why mcdonald's is making some changes. first, though, here's what's coming up tonight on cbs-3.
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break being news tops headlines, philadelphia firefighter suffered minor injuries while fighting a fire at a vacant house.
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it happened on the 1100 block of or its street. firefighters evacuated six people at neighboring house, but the flames have not spread. philadelphia police are looking for a gunman who shot a man to death in west oaklane. eyewitnesses tell police a man shot the 23 year old victim in his car, after an argument. >> and the philadelphia parking authority will resume end for g kiosk parking today. but those kiosk right now do not except credit cards, just cash, or the ppa smart card. the ppa blames it on a technical glitch. >> 4:49 your monday morning, let's get a check on business news. >> jill wagner joins us from the new york stock exchange, jill, stocks owned this week in record high territory watch are investors watching? >> well, good morning, ukee, erika, it is all about jobs. >> seventh straight week every gains there is week see if the do you can eat the 18,000 mark at comes after strong jobs report friday. found out the economy added
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321,000 jobs, in november, so that means there is year, 2.5 million jobs were created the most since the 90s. and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8%, which is the lowest level in six years. so, all around, pretty good news there. ukee, erika. >> how about this news here, we understanded mcdonald's fast-food is slowing down. what's the word? >> mcdonald's is getting slower and customized. hamburger change will be create your own taste program, where customers use tablets to build their own burgers, picking everything from the bun to toppings. mcdonald's had been test that program in california, well, now expanded to 2,000 other locations, and it is also adding chicken as an option instead after burger. but it, comes at a price. time. it takes about seven minutes to get your build your own burger. so not quite fast-food. but, at least it is personal. ukee, carry.
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>> there go. >> that it is. >> if you're allege to wait, thanks, jill, appreciate t coming up after a short break, traffic and weather together. we do it on the 3's, we'll be right back.
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>> good morning, 4:53, relatively quiet start, it is still early as we know on the schuylkill expressway, things moving great around girard, westbound toward the king of prussia area, eastbound toward center city, moving great so far. things out in new jersey looking okay on the 42 freeway here. you can see little volume northbound lanes, everyone moving great headed to the city or 295 interchange, should have no problems dock so. problem in new jersey, downed polls, and police activity on the scene trying to get this area cleaned up due to accident actually last night over in clementon white horse pike completely closed at higgins avenuement take egg harbor or berlin road to get around for the time being. now still, that house fire in frank forwards, err its street
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completely closed we are horrocks and oakland street. take orthodox or harrison street. out in delaware 95 southbound, we do have some road work there, that's going to be cleaning up in the next ten minutes or so, so just watch out for some crews around the area between delaware avenue and martin luther king, boulevard, which is around fourth street, left lane completely blocked for the next ten minutes or so. now carol, it is cold, it is cold, what's going snob. >> yes. i know, unfortunately, we're into december, jest, a and we're also looking at coastal storm that's going to be coming up here. so not only going to be cold, it will be wet. today, we should be dry, most of the day, you can see on storm scan3, we do have the clouds starting to move in here. we're going to be finding them increasing as we go through the afternoon, temperatures are cold, 28 degrees in philadelphia, 23 in allentown, it is 30 degrees in millville, 24 in reading, so the cold air is here. and soon the coastal storm will be as well. we will be finding a loft rain, one-3 inches every rain possible out of this. wind gusts of 40 miles an hour
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at the coast. tidal flooding can be expected, and some snow in the poconos, in fact, the national weather service says between four-8 inches of snow in the poconos, and that's why there is a winter storm warning that goes into effect 3:00 a.m. tuesday, until 7:00 a.m. on wednesday. our future weather, let's time this out, you can see the clouds start to come, in could you find a piece of patchy drizzle early? yes, but generally the bulk of this comes in as we go through the after midnight hours looking at 5:00 o'clock tomorrow morning, here gee at 8:00 tomorrow morning, notice the bands of heavier rain, but rain over the whole area. our temperatures today, get to go 39 degrees, and tonight we drop to 36, as the rain comes in here tomorrow, 43, wednesday, 40, thursday, 40, and i think the first time we see sun is friday, ukee? wow, thanks, carol. checking stories our sister station "kyw news radio" 1060 will be following for you. philadelphia school district begins a week of hearings today on applications for 40
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new charter schools. it is as important as to ever get your children vaccinated for the flu. talks about plans for 2015, his last year in office, and his relationship with city council. check in two, three, four times a day, "kyw news radio" 1060 on your a.m. dial. coming up in the next hour, live on the scene of breaking news story. firefighter hurt battling an overnight fire. also this. >> this isn't going to be solved overnight. this is something that's deeply rooted in our society, it is deeply root in the our history. >> president obama is weighing in on race relations as protests over two police killings spread across the country. >> an unimaginable tragedy on the road, horrible series every events that all started with a black bear. details coming up. we'll be right back.
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huge flames shoot-out of frankford house overnight forcing several neighbors out of their homes, that fire has been burning for several hours now. we're live at the scene with new information about firefighter hurt battling that blaze. also, this morning, if you're planning to park in the city today, you better bring some cash. we'll tell you about the parking problems that is preventing some drivers from paying with their credit cards and also what to do if you get a ticket today. today is monday, december 8th, good morning, everyone, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. also this morning, better keep the umbrella handy the next few days, dry right now, but cold out there. carol has her eye on a storm that will make it just soggy week. right, carol? >> it really is. this is a slow moving storm system. it is a nor'easter, that's coming most everybody getting rainout of this, though, few areas to the north and the
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west may be getting some snow to begin with. we might even see little bit of that. we will talk about. that will but mostly this is a rainstorm, it will be a big one. let's check on these roads with jessica. >> thank you, carol. good morning, everybody, smooth sailing so far outside on 95, at cottman, you can see the southbound lanes headed toward center city moving along just great, do have road closure out in new jersey, i'll cover that and tell you all about where that is in your alternates in the next couple every minutes, ukee, err dismay. >> thank you, more on breaking news, a firefighter hurt bad link -- battling this fire at vacant home in frankford overnight. >> that fire also forced several neighbors out of their homes. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo joins us now at the scene, at arrott street how that fire fight is her feeling if. >> reporter: good morning, thankfully that firefighter only suffered very minor injuries. taken to the hospital this morning, but doing fine. again, fortunately, there were no other serious injuries here this morning, dozen of


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