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jan carabeo. >> i'm jim donovan. first, what you need to know to start your day in the morning minute. >> three teens rob a man at gunpoint, and take off. those three suspects are now in custody. this all happened here in luzerne and lawndale. >> one fired shots at police. >> chaotic scene in bucks county as woman crashes her car into two houses, including her own. >> the united states will retaliate against russia for meddling in the u.s. presidential election. >> we need to takings. and we will. at a time and place of our choosing. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> it is the end of the year
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as we know it ♪ it is the end of the year as we know it ♪ i feel fine ♪ >> nicely done. that is the colbert show singing the end of the year as we know it on the late show last night. >> and it appears james franco, too, always funny. everyone getting into the ends of the year festive season. i listen to my christmas music on the way in. katie sure feeling festive. >> very, very cold outside. i feel like might be chanelling his inner santa claus with that suit on. >> yes, you know? anything you can do to help yourself warm up here. not the worse idea. we do have windchill values that are pretty, pretty brutal, at the moment, here in the delaware valley. certainly not alone, though. we take a look at what we're facing across even just the eastern seaboard, it is actually a heck of a lot worse in boston right now.
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look at that, feels like 13 below zero up there in bean town, and feels like nine, norfolk feels like nine. charlotte not much better even north carolina feels like 17 degrees. whopping 57 for our friends that are more like friendsmies in tampa, feels like 57 degrees, those lucky stingers. sixteen technically in the thermometer in philadelphia. this is actually a far cry from what it had been. sixteen feels again more like it is single digits right now in the city. i would knock about 10 degrees off any time the winds blows here today. but storm scan is empty. that's good news. and thankfully that wind again just not as harsh, as the day progresses, eventually see clouds building in. any wet weather or snow specifically, holds off until much later tonight, with that said, this is your little teaser. winter weather advisory goes into effect as of 10:00 tonight for the entire region. including the poconos, including the shore. so, with that said, with winter weather on the way, of
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course a lot to cover. not dealing with just one precipitation type snow, ice, and rain, all in the forecast, for the next couple every days, we will walk you through more of the details just little later on, pat, back to you. >> kate, you know, no matter how cold it get, always the people that wear short outside. >> oh, my gosh. >> wear some pants, will you? this is beautiful look at my favorite camera, which is the ben franklin bridge, headed into philadelphia, a beautiful site. because there is no traffic. also, all of the pretty lights at 5:35 this morning, no major delays between new jersey and philadelphia, on 95, looking at southbound, at the betsy ross bridge, starting to pick up just little bit. no major delays still, but you can see all of the headlight heading towards the city that's going to start picking up in force over the next half hour or so. soap, to the maps to look at. a fire, mimic street, all lanes blocked out in west philly, but use 63rd street to get around this fire. also, one in new jersey.
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this is in southampton new jersey, bridge road between pemberton bridge and on -- ongs hat road. water main break, route 07 eastbound past 29 # five, left lane block there, could be some icy conditions. use the white horse pike as your alternate. jim, jan, over to you. >> thank you, patrick. new this morning, three teens rob a man at gunpoint and then take off. >> but not for long. police caught all three suspects in philadelphia's feltonville section. this all started right around 1:30 this morning at lawndale and luzern streets. three boys snatched the 21 year old victim's cash, cell phone, and fled the scene. police chased the suspect who fired at officers. the suspects are 17, 18, 19 years old. they're all now in police custody. now, to a police-involved crash in south philadelphia. authorities say it happened just before 2:30 a.m. on broad street and snyder avenue. two officers, man and woman,
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were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >> well, philadelphia fire crews battle overnight flames in the city's wissinoming section. "eyewitness news" on the 6000 block of keystone street where fire officials tell us flames broke out inside of this vacant home around 1:30 this morning. firefighters had everything under control within about 20 minutes. fortunately, no injuries were reported. >> two bucks county homes are severely damaged this morning, after a driver slams her car into a neighbor's house, and then into her own. the crash happened just before 5:00 last night, on indian road in levittown. police say the woman reversed her car, crashed right into her neighbor's living room, then put the car in drive. but then she smashed into her own home, across the street, her neighbor got a call from a friend while she was at work. >> i said really didn't believe it when he called me and told me. i thought he was joke withing me. said a car went through your house. i didn't really believe him until my neighbor told me, oh, ya, you'll need a new house.
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it was really devastating moment. i had to rush home, come home to this. >> now the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. thankfully, no one was seriously hurt. police are investigating to see if alcohol played a part in the crash. >> exterminators are working to raise two chester fire stations of bed bugs, the city has thrown out the beds in the sleeping quarters of fire station 81 and 82, officials say, they discovered the bed bug infestation at station 82 on monday. firefighters complained they were getting bitten while in bed. they found the infestation also at station 81 wednesday. phase one of three part treatment plan to get rid of the bed bugs is now underway. well, four lawsuits have been filed locally for injuries related to electronic cigarettes. now, the devices explode, caused serious burns. two of the suit filed are on behalf of minors, who were injured. a third victim from south jersey says he had no idea it could be so dangerous, fred
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suffered third agree burns on his leg from e-cigarette battery that exploded in the pockets every his pants. i looked down. i was on fire. the battery went down my leg, burned hole through the other pant leg, and that's when the real thing started. >> most of the e-cigarette fired linked to the batteries. issues with over charging, manufacturing defect, and punctures. >> well, the time now 5:37. in business news this morning, a mile marker foreign is that gram. >> plus, mcdonald's experiments with delivery. money watch's hena daniels joins us live from the new york stock exchange, with more, good morning, hena. >> reporter: good morning, jan, good morning, jim. long-term mortgage and interest rates have surged in the weeks since donald trump's elections in november. mortgage giant, freddie mac, says the average rate on 30 year fixed rate loan rose again 4.16%. that's up from 4.13%, this
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week. >> instagram, now has 600 million monthly active users, the social network says its user base has double in the last two years, stain gram expected to generate about $1.5 billion in mobile advertising sales this year. no more waiting in line at mcdonald's, get that big mac delivered right to your door. starting next month, the fast-food restaurant is trying out new service for city in florida, including 200 restaurants. you would order on the overpass for website, wait for it to be hand delivered. mcdonald's says it will see how customers responds to delivery before expanding this program. guys, back to you. >> i don't think that's going to go over well. >> you know what, i swear we're just making americans lays year and lays year, now can't even go through the drive-thru? >> and i don't food will get their hot enough. >> people love mcdonald's. >> well, we will see. >> and they love easy. >> have a good weekend, hena. >> thanks, hena. >> thank you.
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happy friday, guys. >> facebook will start flagging fake news to counter the re end live ration. >> the company says it will start applying warning labels to some articles on the social network that are known to be false. below the headline, red label will say: disputed by third party fact checkers. can choose on link to learn why it was disputed. >> still ahead right here on "eyewitness news", the days star wars fans have been waiting for, jim. >> rogue one hits theatres. we'll have a sneak peak behind the scenes when we come back. stay w
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>> kicking offer the rogue one, star wars story! >> ♪ (movie clip). >> we need to know how ... >> felicity jones, young woman recruited, to steel plans for the star in a stand alone
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story, that sets up the rest of the intergalactic wars stag a with another leader at the beginning it every all. >> this isn't rebellion, is it? i rebel. >> so wonderful character. she has real humanity. she has a vulnerability to her, you know, things haven't always gone well for her, little bit broken. but throughout the film we see someone really opening up, and trusting other people, and then building an effective ... >> and while there is plenty of movie mack i can and specialer fent on the screen, jones and the cast got down and birth i with grueling shoot days, to give the us an authentic feel. >> everything was real. we were running out in trenches, we did loads of military training, so kind of doing all of that thing when,
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you know, elbows to get through the grass, it was everything we could have done in order to kind of try and look at everything possible, you get a little bit knocked around, yes, few bruises here and there, but it is worth it, it is star wars. >> yes. >> you got to do it. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> (movie clip) >> for entertainment tonight, i'm kevin frazier, now, back to you in the studio. >> i have a feeling i'll be seeing that one. well, i have to tell you, last night, late late show with james corden, delivered a carpool karaoke. >> ♪ >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> mariah carey there, james carden, singing all i want for christmas is you. one of my favorites. adele, demi, nick jonas, selena gomez, old on john, few others joined in the sing along. >> well, hello mariah. >> no kidding. that's some serious planning, too, you are talking months of carpool karaoke to get that to happen. >> she planned that outfit, too, accordingly. what the heck? hello. >> good morning. >> if you're not awake, you are now. >> no kidding. my gosh. well, yes, stepping outside perhaps, have to take the dog out, hopefully both of you came back inside very quickly. it is so frigid outside. let's take you outside first, though, we will show you just chilly all be it beautiful
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looking shot, high atop hotel bethlehem, overlooking moravian college there. it looks like they've prepared the road surface. smart thinking. actually around my neighborhood, around delaware county, we've actually seen some of the crews coming through already, salting the roads, getting ready for what's eventually to come. that of course is the snow. but, also the ice, and also the rain, and also a warm up, then another cool down. a heck of a lot to get to, for example, let's get to t weather watchers up and adam, reporting very, very cold air. this is anomaly. not 54 degrees in this observation station. let's put that out there right now. finding generally lots every teens around the region. we had couple every cute pictures that came into that i wanted to show you, great one from greg, the waning moon here, just beautiful, a lot more sub-deck, you know, the subject matter little closer to werth. i do love christmas as many of you well know. i wanted to show you a few of these. what a frigid ride on the
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firetruck, of course, santa. this was out in cherry hill, i believe. came in from lynn, she said poor guy, so chilly yesterday, and he was still out read to go kids. beautiful chap line family christmas tree sent in to us from phil, love it, beautiful, well done, looks great. but the chill is with us, baby it is cold outsidement looking at storm scan3, we've got new storm system waiting in the binges, cold air setting the stage for t the wind not as harsh today. snow already streaking out in advance of this, even as far east as the buckeye state. but here is your storm system. looking a heck a lot more impressive than it did this time yesterday. will pull into the mid section of the us, bring through warm and cold front, duo to us. now, this is a look at our snowfall map. i will say that it is looking less and less likely that through the southern tear of our area you even see a snowflake out of this, guys. once the snow starts overnight into saturday morning, about 1:00, maybe 12:00 midnight, in
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the morning, you will start to see the snow accumulating readily. because it is so cold. may not fill in the rest of the radar until later in the morning when it start to actually warm up. now, with that said, your going to be dealing with not just snow initially here, but eventually turn-over to ice. and that does mean that if you're trying to get this jump start on your holiday travel, it is treacherous on saturday morning. afternoon, you get little bit more of a caution light as opposed to the red light, but still going to be battling additional rain. and then more rain on the way on sunday. so please think about this. if you are really trying to plan a dry weather window, late in the day saturday, overnight, into early sunday morning, that's the driest period, by sunday cold front crossing through, again, but actually we will warm up to 54 degrees, before it crosses through, and then, ya, that's cold front living up to its name, 30's at best monday and tuesday. >> i mean it is wintertime. so you have to come to expect that, flight. >> expect it. >> really. these are break lights. not very good. this is 95, southbound at upland, right near the
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commodore barry bridge. all lanes currently blocked, because after accident. state police are on their way out there to gather more information, we've been keeping an eye on this camera the next couple every minutes. they are not moving. so this, again, 59 southbound at upland, right near the commodore barry. all lanes are blocked. so do not use this route if this is the way that you normally g take a look at the boulevard. it looks pretty good so far this morning. no major delays as you head toward i76. and that's a thumbs-up as it is about 10:06 in the morning. right about 6:00 or after when it will start to pick up on friday morning. new jersey, 42 freeway headed toward 295 and the city of philadelphia looking good here as well, no major delays in this area. we've got couple of fires to tell you about. millick street, west philly between wharton street and baltimore avenue, all lanes are blocked right there. because of some fire, and crews are still on the scene here, a fire in new jersey, as well, southampton, ridge road between pemberton road and ongs hat road. all blocked there.
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use brace road or burst mill. wall repairs on the mlk inbound are happening this morning starting at 9:00 a.m. so if you are coming into the city you'll not be able to use mlk drive, jim? >> residents in corpus christi can start drinking tap water. the water was un safer due to chemical leak. they claim it came from a local refinery. officials urge city residents to use only bottled water for cooking and cleaning, many local stores have sold out of bottled water. some fearful overturning to school without her hair, and hair lost can be traumatic for those undergoing chemotherapy, specially children. marlie hall has more on what a difference a wig can make for some of the strongest fighters >> keep pushing me, mom. >> six year old girl undergoing chemotherapy after being diagnosed with leukemia
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last summer. and she is worried about going back to school. >> i do not want to go to school bald. i'm scared what people might say. >> her mother searched for a wig that would match her daughter's dark brown curly hair, but couldn't find a good fit. the family couldn't afford to spend $700 to make one custom. >> how did you discover that need? >> the requests kept coming. >> celebrity hairstylist specializes in making custom wigs for girls like her, whose hair is curly. every year she donates one to a child in need. >> for me, it is like real celebrities are the little girls in my care now that are going through some sort of hair crisis. >> look at that face. how are you? >> this year, she shows her. ready? let's see. let's see what's going on here. >> she met with her and the team at ncc style studio for a consultation. then they went to work to make her wig look as natural as
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possible. >> so how excited are you to get your hair today? >> very excited. >> she came back for one last fitting. >> the drum is rolling. she trimmed the wig, to frame jerryanna's face and made final adjustment. then it was done. >> are you comfortable in. >> although she is still getting chemotherapy, jerryanna looking back to gooing back to school in february to show off a gift that will help her fit in. >> okay? >> ya. >> marlie hall, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> what a great story. >> smile priceless. >> exactly. >> well, there is much more still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning. >> including a nativity for our time. the modern take on the christmas classic, when we come right back.
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>> our toyfest is in full opening. you can join us next tuesday for our big drop off day. we will be here from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., to drop off toys for families served by the salvation army, girls and boys
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clubs, and of course the uso every. more information on our website cbs philly dot coy/toyfest. >> got to do it, no reason not to. >> well, two brothers are created a modern take on the classic christmas nativity scene. >> cory and casey wright that is i have at this scene has joseph and mary taking a selfie in a solar powered stable shows the three wise men on segway, and also made a profit on the $130 pieces. adding a lot of customers have been churches, reverend, and pastors. >> interesting. >> well, coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", breaking news on the scene of a deadly fire in cobbs creek. >> plus holiday tipping, what's appropriate amount. >> meisha's dream drive, taking us on tour of christmas past, brought to the present. that's coming up. stay with us.
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>> breaking news, early morning fire rips through home in cobbs creek, and we're learning that not everyone made it out alive. a live report, is straight ahead. >> new this morning, shots fired at philadelphia police officers, as they try to chase
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down a group of robbery suspect. and it is even colder this morning, than it was yesterday. we are dealing with win chill, guess what, there is snow on the way. we'll say it is friday, december 16th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm jan carabeo. katie and pat are keeping an eye on the roads and weather. >> weather wise, traffic wise, also. >> good day to take off. >> ya, serious accident on 95, we will keep you up to date on, and that fire you mentioned, as well. >> at least we can expect the roads will stay dry here today. that's something. there will be some sunshine for us, but you will need the extra time to warm up your car as you hit the road here today. it is really cold outside. storm scan, nice and empty. that's goodness. let's move on. we talk about couple of observations coming in from the live neighborhood network. look at some of the current wind gusts being reported. outside atlantic city high school, gust reported. it is still gusty.

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