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goshen as ntsb investigators are right on the scene. ask anyone and you literally trade them like poke monday card. >> reporter: students say it happens all the time, naked photos of teenagers at the a montgomery county high school are shared on line. it is a photo scandal that is rocking north penn tonight and we have learn that charges could be forthcoming. good evening, i'm chris may. i'm yes, sir contact dean. "eyewitness news" reporter walt hunter joins us live with the latest information, walt. >> reporter: some students here had been planning to walk out of mid-morning to show their concern about the sexing investigation engulfing this school. instead they stayed inside speaking with school officials. hoping to learn more about the investigation involving their classmates. >> ask anyone and they will
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trade them like pokemon cards. >> reporter: this student and others whose identity we are concealing to protect their private thecy say that sexing e-mail or texting inappropriate pictures of young women, was a popular activity a monk their classmates. >> just walk down the hall ways and see people passing that are phones around, group chats. >> reporter: these students among fewer than half dozen who honored a call for a mid-morning walk out to protest the school's handling of the the sexing complaints. >> they see we're tank out for what we believe in and say this is wrong. >> reporter: most decided to stay inside sharing their concerns with the principal who posted a you tube invitation to a meeting in the auditorium. >> investigations such as these take time to be completed and it won't be any instant answers to questions that we may have. >> devastated situation. i can only imagine how violated the girls involved feel. >> reporter: the district attorney says it is too early
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in the criminal investigation to know if anyone will be arrested but if those charges are filed they could be very serious. >> the consequences of a click, you know pushing send when you should not push send or sharing images in any fashion could be extraordinary, and severe to these young ladies. >> reporter: now in a statement issued a short time ago school officials say meetings with the students here were in their word valuable. meanwhile d.a. point out if you hit the send button with an i am page have of an under aged young woman on a computer or iphone you could be guilty of possessing and distributing child pornography felonies with huge criminal penalties a attached. live from north penn high school i'm walt hunter, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". meantime police a less ted an alleged peeping tom accused of recording a feel mail customer inside a target dressing room in montgomery
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county. investigators tell thaws this man, of warminster used a ballpoint pen with a video camera to record that woman in the abington target. he faces a list of charges including invasion of privacy. authorities are now checking to see if any other women may have been recorded there. new at 6:00 a major crackdown on insurance fraud, 11 people air rested for an elaborate scheme taking $85,000 from insurance companies. pat ciarrocchi has latest information on the four year long inn restgation. >> reporter: delaware county d.a. jack whalen with the warning. >> you could be victim of a fraud if you bring your vehicle in to transformers. >> reporter: auto insurance fraud, documented in $85,000 allegedly at hand of the darby auto body shop operator, frank wilson. wilson was arraigned with ten coconspirators on felony charges for staging schemes, here at transformers collision specialist in darby.
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the d.a. says wilson and others would ultimately pocket thousands in insurance claims while doing only supervision repairs to damaged vehicles. >> you take your vehicle to frank wilson and he will get3 you more money. this is word on the street. our position position is they knew what they were going to get into. >> reporter: the the d.a. detailed cases where cars would pull up, without visible damage and pull out in very different conditions. >> this is no damage whatsoever on this mercedes however, the next day when it rolls out of 850 summit avenue as you can see on the chart there is a extensive damage to the driver's side of this mercedes. >> reporter: insurance company paid over $13,000 for repairs. whale even has it documented in pictures from a four year surveillance. >> he sometimes would take a forklift and ram them in the side of the car or back. >> reporter: wilson posted 10 percent on $150,000 bail and walk out with only a few
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word. >> unaudible. >> reporter: plus he says he is staying in business. the the d.a. has another warning if you had your car repaired at transformers you should seek a professional opinion just to make sure that the repairs were done correctly, otherwise you could be at risk. in media delaware county, pat ciarrocchi cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a mild monday all across the area it brought a glimmer of hope that spring weather was here to stay. kathy, maybe not so fast. you are tracking developments from the cbs-3 sky deck. >> many things to watch over next couple of days, jessica. you can see it is wind/the sky deck have the sustain wind of 20 to 25 miles an hour gusting to about 30. on storm scan three we are looking at some instability clouds and showers. you can see them popping up, more like sprinkles but we will keep it mainly clear through the evening and overnight, with diminishing wind. fifty-six so far in philadelphia the high 57,
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allentown, 53. fifty-four in reading. look at these wind sustained out of the west northwest close to 20 miles an hour in philadelphia, 21 in reading 22 in wilmington. these will subside. future weather shows we will stay clear throughout the night and early tomorrow morning. cloud move from the west, a few showers or spotty sprinkles by 1:00 o'clock. then rain moves in during the afternoon. some snow through poconos that could sneak in the northern and western suburbs and then that precipitation is out of here. coming up we will talk about how much snow in spots gradual liz warming as we begin the month of april and that easter holiday weekend outlook is in the seven day forecast. it it does get better i promise you, i will have that when i join you inside later in the broadcast. >> thank you very much, kathy. an investigation is underway in the cause of the deadly plane crash in chester county. single engine plane went down shortly after take off
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yesterday, two people were killed. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is live with what we know tonight alexandria. >> reporter: ntsb investigators say they will take what they have learn here today and compile that in a full report, on this crash and how it may have happen, next week and then the full report up to a year. police investigators with the ntsb and faa spent the early morning hour sorting through metal, fiberglass and a scorched mass. effort to piece together what killed two pilots. >> power lines adjacent, is there a tall fence nearby. we don't have any evidence of a shallow type approach. >> reporter: upon arrival it was an active fire scene. so, our officers could not get close enough to it so they secured the scene. >> the at this point we understand the purpose of the flight was a flight review and that is a semi or two year requirement for in this case
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one of the occupants to go up with a flight instructor. >> reporter: according to witnesses trouble began 2 miles away at brandywine airport when engine of the piper cherokee sputtered twice the the plane banks left and went out of the site. >> the radio was not monitored at the time and we have not come up with a witness that heard any radio call. that is not to say there may not have been an airplane flying that heard something but we have not identified it at this point. >> reporter: investigators are looking at surveillance video of the crash being captured by a local business. seasoned pilots avoided coming into contact with homes and nearby route 202. while bystander injuries were avoided the toll on family members was clear. an autopsy took place around 4:30 this afternoon but coroner's office told me due to the severity of the crash proper identification of those two victims will not come until late testimony or early wednesday. reporting live tonightal sand that hoff, cbs-3 "eyewitness
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news". students, teachers and parents at burlington county high school now mourning loss of the teen killed in the tragic accident sunday night. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan. they spoke to the classmates. >> reporter: metal frame crinkled like tin foil. tractor trailer struck and killed lyric smith on interstate 295 late sunday evening. state the police say for some unknown reason she lost control at mile mark four are three in mount laurel. she crashed in the guard rain and spun in the center lane. >> she exited her vehicle and standing right next to her door on her cell phone and a tractor trail are came and made contact with her in the vehicle. >> reporter: police say tractor trailer driver was not speeding or impaired. he tried to move in the left lane. but sideswiped smith and her car. >> i knew lyric. she was very, she was very loving. >> reporter: smith was a senior at burlington county institute of technology where crisis counselors met with
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students on monday. >> it is just horrible. very sad. >> reporter: at burlington county institute of technology students worked together in close knit clusters baseond career interest. lyric smith wanded to be a necessary. >> she wanted to go to widener university she put down her deposit and she wanted to be a registered nurse. >> reporter: smith was on her way, last year she work at mason i can home as a earth filed nurse ago cysttent. state police have not concluded their investigation but, the the tractor trailer does not fake any charges. in mount laurel i'm cleve bryan cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a police officer and five others are injured in the chain reaction crash in bucks county. this happened near route one and route 13 late last night. authorities say a car rear ended a police car and smash into a car that had been pulled over for speeding. falls township officer thomas lung quiz suffered a wrist injury. investigators believe alcohol played a role in the crash.
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girl friend of the mark hudson has been charged for a prior domestic related incident. authorities say that 27 year-old tiana finch threatened hudson with a weapon last year. sources tell "eyewitness news" that officer hudson took out a restraining order against finch in january. hudson was fatally shot the in his glenn olden home over the weekend. police say only the couple were inside that home. >> she has been arrested for that complaint. she has been put on $250,000 bail and i'm not sure if she's still in the hospital or transported to the the prison. >> finch was hospitalized. she suffered a medical emergency while being questioned. she has been charged with terroristic threats, simple assault and possession of the weapon in connection with the incident in august. opening statement took place today in the trial of six former philadelphia a police officers accused of corruption. the suspects all narcotics officers are accused of beating drug suspects.
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they are accused of stealing more than $500,000 in cash and drugs from suspects . the trial is expect to last ten weeks. still to come on the broadcast citizens bank park is back opened for business on friday. phillies fans will be seeing something new when they enter the stadium through certain gates. a massive under taking that promises to fix up some philadelphia roads, we will tell i where construction is already underway, kathy is this. our next system is a fast moving clipper right now over chicago in the midwest, this is going to quickly move our way and bring rain and snow for some. we will highlights that coming up, hi beasley. reports say eagles are looking at a former nfc east threat at receiver but how much is left in the tank. miles austin is a complimentary player he will be 31 in june. contract details ahead in
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jacklyn: our middle schools have classes that are devoted for test prep. my kids only have a half a year science and a half a year social studies to make room
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for preparing for the test. gina: we have no after-school programs, we have no freshman sports, we have no extra anything... okaikor: we're cutting those programs to make way for test prep. and we're not taking in to all the other things that makes a child whole. gina: we are setting our kids up to fail. new security measures for phillies fans at citizens bank park. starting friday all fans in the ballpark will to have pass through metal detectors. add security is part of the mandate from major league baseball that all fans be screened. >> you will need to take out your cell phone, cameras keys. leave coins in your pockets. leave your belt on. you can leave your shoes on.
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it is not liking to the airport but it will pick up, dense metal. a pilot program was held at end of last season where fans entering through right field through that gate were required to pass through metal detectors. in camden students had a very special guest today. that is senator corry book's addressing the assembly at katz academy. the senator was there as part of the tour and speech. more than 600 kid from various camden charter schools were a part of that event today. the the senator fielded questions and reminded his young audience about the importance of their education. penndot begins work on 9.3 million-dollar project to resurface and repair 4 miles of state highway. crews starting work in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood. construction is expected to continue in this area to mid to late april. penndot says drivers should abdomen voiced only one lane will be opened so allow some extra time traveling through the area.
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time to talk about some weather. >> yes, hoping for spring to kind of come and stick around kathy. >> for good. >> we're hoping. it will eventually get here. i hepp we don't go from winter to summer just like that. we have seen that for many years. we need a little trans sixth. i think that will come in april. on storm scan three we are looking at spotty sprinkles instability in the atmosphere. other than that skies just mainly clear and that is how it will stay right into the evening period and overnight. eyewitness weather watchers are showing temperatures in the 50's. still mild but still quite windy out there. 55 degrees reported from will/grove. wind diminishing there. thank you for that. farther north and west near pottstown where we could see a few wet snow flakes tomorrow afternoon. michael is saying in santiago the the temperature is mostly clear sky. that is a beautiful picture of a cardinal there jason shows
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thus beautiful pictures of the fair weather cumulus clouds and deep blue sky with low humidity. we have to appreciate that while we have it. take a look outside to the north we go in the poconos. jack frost big boulder still skiing. guess what with a couple extra inches of snow, coming tomorrow afternoon we will continue to extend the ski season. that is the good news, for our snow lovers, and skiers in the poconos. we are going to be seeing some milder temperatures, moving our way. today's high is 57. average is 58 for this time of the year. during the day tomorrow we will see rain, wet snow but we will stay in the 50's and then 60's as we move into the month of april. so gradually it will be warmer. philadelphia 56. fifty-seven in millville. right now in dover it is 57. we will watch as skies stay clear and it turns cold tonight. tomorrow morning we will start off clear but we will see cloud moving from the west. a few scattered rain showers and sprinkles by the noon hour. after thaw will need the umbrella because this radar fills in with pretty much steady precipitation
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throughout the afternoon and evening commutes. we can see cold air coming from the poconos with this clipper. that snow could extend into our north and western suburbs. i do think that if we see anything in our northern and western suburbs it will be on the grass surfaces perhaps a dusting. so timing tomorrow is between noon and 8:00 p.m., mainly rain, quarter of an inch but mixing with snow. coat to go a couple inches possible in the higher elevations of the poconos. for tonight mainly clear but cold low temperature 37 in the city. of course colder in the suburbs. during the day tuesday cloud increase, rain in the afternoon extending in the evening. high temperature going for 52. on the exclusive eyewitness weather seven day forecast 52 degrees for wednesday. pleasant day for first of april and then gets warmer. thursday breezy, 64. friday some rain showers possible of course, pass over beginning, that is good friday. saturday 53.
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easter sunday already five fourth degrees. we will have some sun and then monday of course we have the finals for march madness and phillies home opener, the temperature in philadelphia 60 degrees. >> nice day to get out. >> yes. speaking of tailgate we don't want any of that on the road owe give yourself some extra time and more space in between another vehicle ahead of you because rush hour in full swing. we are dealing with a serious accident on the north bound side of gulf road right around first avenue literally right in front of the valley forge casino. you will notice a vehicle turn in the horizontal position. police are directing traffic. right lane compromised you will note that is they are cleaning some debris out of the way. generally speaking traveling in this area will be a no fun zone and quite we have any regard to volume. in record to val yep speed sensors indicate a slow down. if is your average on i-95. we are seeing delays in the construction zone. twenty on the schuylkill.
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fifty's on the blue route but not every where. like around 76, the north east extension rather, and even making your way out of i-95 mass transit in the clear, chris. is there breaking news right now the families of two women killed by disgruntled employee at kraft food plant in northeast philadelphia back in 2010 have now been awarded 38 million-dollar in punitive damages. the jury to day handed down that verdict against u.s. security associates of georgia, a finding them negligent of the deaths of tanya wilson and le tanya brown. surveillance video from that incident showed a guard running from the scene of the shooting at that plant. we will be right back.
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another 700k in incentives. he has struggled with injuries and at 30, he will be 31 in june, he is a big body complimentary receiver at best n09/2010 austin topped 1,000-yard with the cowboys. he suffered a kidney injury last season in cleveland. welcome to town. demeco ryans signed a contract extension coming off his second achilles rupture. his two year deal is worth 7.5 million-dollar, and could net him over ten, 6.25 million of that money is guarantied. and for the flyers, their final six games will be played for pride. they were eliminated from the post season last night. they will be in pittsburgh wednesday. coach craig beruby has a couple reasons why flyers aren't in the playoffs for second time in three years. >> we were right there. we ended up lose ago this boston game that set us back obviously, but again, these shoot-out losses and too many overtime games. we could have have won, you
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know before that he. we had our chances. different areas of the game where we went in overtime too many times. >> final week of the grapefruit league play for phillies, they faced pitberg. the pitberg pirates roughed upstarter zach he have lynn he work three innings and gave up four runs, one earned and three hits. two of them home runs as phillies lose 18-four. opening day is next monday against the red sox. we will be right b
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>> pelley: he was flying despite a history of suicidal tendencies. we have new revelations tonight about the pilot who took 149 people to their deaths. also tonight the prosecution rests after presenting some of the most disturbing evidence yet against the boston bomber. a new study tells us who has the highest risk of the deadliest breast cancer. and meet jon stewart's successor. >> mr. trevor noah trevor thanks for joining us captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: we learn today that the flight into an alpine mountain began years ago. prosecutors in germany say andreas lubitz was treated for quote suicidal


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