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you say avocado old el paso says... zesty chicken and avocado tacos in our stand 'n stuff tortillas . (record scratch) you say stand n' stuff tortillas old el paso says... start somewhere fresh >> ♪ >> from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia, this is cbs3 "eyewitness news". >> we're in the midst of a a bitter blast of cold air and if you're forced to head outside tonight you got to bundle up. we're bracing for temperatures in the single digits and wind chills even colder than that. good evening, i'm chris may. >> i'm jessica dean. there are some school closures and delays for tomorrow morning and you can see them scrolling at the bottom of your screen. >> we've got team three coverage of this dangerous cold tonight. our natasha brown is out in the elements. she's got a look at how people are coping but we'll begin in the weather center. meteorologist kate bilo is standing by now. kate. >> thank you chris. i hate to make natasha waitly she looks so cold. temperatures have dropped and are steadily dropping through the overnight hours. tomorrow morning will be the coldest yet. but actually the worst of the wind chill will be during the overnight hours. so, if you can bundle up, put a few extra blankets on the bed, crank the heat as much as you can and stay warm tonight things will gradually get better through the end of the week. storm scan3 shows the snow squalls we had earlier today have fizzled. we're not going to see more of that. maybe a stray flurry here or there but the bigger story is the cold. wind chill alerts in effect across the northern plains
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the midwest and the eastern seaboard. we are under a wind chill advisory here in the philadelphia area. you can see the whole region shaded in that lighter blue, that cold looking blue. wind chills will range from five below down the shore to 20 below or colder overnight through the pocono region. that's where the coldest air will be. we're sitting at zero. it is zero in mount pocono at the moment, 15 in philadelphia, 9 degrees in allentown and 18 in wildwood. even colder as you head off to the north and west where we're subzero in minneapolis des moines and chicago. buffalo is at 2 degrees at the moment but the winds are still strong. current winds out of the north and west and these are sustained. these are not gusts. winds sustained at about 20 miles per hour at the airport, 20's miles per hour in wilmington. gusts 30 miles per hour through the next several hours and that's why we're experiencing the worst of the wind chills tonight into early tomorrow morning. the worst of it minus 15 to minus 20 in the poconos. mine news five in the city and slightly sub steer along the shore points and down into the southern delaware. coming up with the seven day i'll let you know if this has a chance of ending any time soon. jessica. >> stay on top of the winter weather by downloading the cbsphilly weather app. you'll get the latest forecasts. you can download it for free on google play and itunes. conditions very tough out there tonight. being outside for even just a few minutes is a challenge. our natasha brown continues our bitter blast coverage and she's live at the blue cross river rink where natasha some people chose to be outside tonight. >> reporter: yeah, you know, we have been from philly to
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new jersey tonight gauging the reaction to the weather. what we're finding is people who are embracing it like those behind me. others who can't get out of the weather that's enough. for many commuters in center city waiting on a bus to get home is a necessity. on a bone chilling night layering up for the night is a priority. >> boots layers scarf hat. >> i got a hoodie on under this an sweater and another shirt. >> reporter: and how do you feel? >> okay for the moment. >> reporter: trying to find faces in the crowd bustling around the city was d many leaving no extremities uncovered. andy brown got his kids bundled up but as for himself. where are your hat and gloves. >> they're at home. i'm too busy getting the kids ready in the morning sometimes i forget to dress myself. >> reporter: tough to forget warm weather gear. just ask sam. warm enough. >> no. cold. >> reporter: you need some gloves here, right. >> yes. >> reporter: but for those who have to work in these conditions it's a difficult day but just another day of learn earning a living. for new jersey drivers it's a day to embrace. >> you're a blessing sir. thank you so much. >> reporter: while most are dodging plummeting temperatures, others are embracing it finding it the perfect night for ice skating. >> it was great. >> yeah. you. >> you can't feel the cold. it's great. perfect for ice skating and the breeze is very refreshing. >> reporter: well, you know very refreshing to some, a rude awakening to others. we can certainly tell you that it's gotten much colder in the last hour or so we've been out here. while many of the folks ice
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skate regular having a good time they're bundled up and doctors remind you to stay bundled up, limit your exposure to this weather in order to prevent frost bite. we're live at penn's landing tonight t-natasha brown "eyewitness news" on the cw philly natasha thank you very much. dangerous bitter cold has code purple locations opened across delaware tonight. this is milford delaware. code purple sites in all three of the state's counties are typically in houses or places of worship and community centers. that he provide warm short term housing and also hot meals for the homeless. code purple is similar to code blue in much of the rest of the area. well, the dangerous cold is as tough on pets as it is people. animal advocates encourage you to bring those pets inside in the winter. a new city of philadelphia ordinance can have owners fined up to $500 if their pets are outside during weather that is 20 degrees or cooler. act philly handles the complaints and as of earlier this day, they have made 16 site visits. the coldest weather does come tomorrow morning so be sure to wake up with "eyewitness news." we're starting at 4:30 on our sister station cbs3. >> a manhunt is under way in france for the three gunmen responsible for a terror attack that killed 12 people. police have converged on a town east of paris looking for the suspects. 34 year old sayyad and his 32 year old brother sharif and an 18-year-old. they opened fire at a newspaper in paris that parodied mohammed. they execute add french police officer before fleeing in a car. one person described the
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newspaper office following that attack. >> it was a very terrific scene with no electricity with everything broken insigned many bodies inside. >> france has raised its terror alert to the maximum level. more than 150,000 people gathered for vigil tonight across that country. also new tonight a local pulitzer prize winning editorial cartoonist responds to that attack. >> it's inconceivable that someone would look at a little piece of paper ink on paper it can't hurt anyone and decide that that is worth murdering 12 people for. >> coming up on "eyewitness news" at 11:00 hear more of sid sidney wilkinson's reaction and also see -- or hear more about the cartoon she's creating in response. >> protesters demanding answers after a deadly police involved shooting in south jersey. officers opened fire on a man during a traffic stop. "eyewitness news" reporter todd quinones is in bridgeton cumberland county with more. >> no peace, no justice no peace. >> reporter: enduring sub freezing temperatures demonstrators marched through the streets of bridgeton wednesday night angry over the death of 36 year old jeremy reed. he was shot to death by two bridgeton police officers following a traffic stop december 30th. >> just killed that dude. >> reporter: his wife was among the crowd who gathered at the scene of the shooting on south and henry streets. >> i want justice for my husband. so, i will walk with y'all. i'm going to talk with y'all i'm going to ride with y'all because my husband would want me to. >> reporter: the cumberland county prosecutor's office so far has released few details
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butter authorities allege that a handgun was revealed and later recovered at the scene. officers braheem days and roger worley both shot reed. it's not clear what led up to the traffic stop but protesters question if the shooting was justified. >> what he want a special prosecutor because history has told us that the relationship that the prosecutors have with the police, it doesn't bring about a fair -- a fair showing to have them prosecute a case. >> reporter: court records indicate reed had a prior criminal record. in 1994 he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for reportedly shooting at three new jersey state troopers. but supporters say the father of a three month old boy was not a violent man. the two bridgeton police officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation which is standard procedure any time a police officer is involved in a shooting. in bridgeton cumberland county, new jersey, todd quinones for "eyewitness news" at 10:00 on the cw philly. >> well, tonight we know the army veteran who shot and killed a psychologist at the it pass so va medical clinic yesterday before killing himself was a former clerk at that clinic. today the fbi identified the shooter as jerry sarato and the psychologist as dr. timothy jorbach. investigators say sore ran no, sir threatened the psychologist last year. the fbi has not provided a full motive for the shooting. tonight police are increasing patrols in a bucks county neighborhood after several homes were burglarized on new year's eve. the search is on for the bandits of the pricey items they stole in lower makefield township. "eyewitness news" reporter
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diana rocco tells us police and residents are on alert. >> reporter: on new year's eve a rash of burglaries in upper makefield township. police say five homes were all hit by the same crooks. >> burglar or burglars get in there and they look for jewelry. they bypass electronics bypass other items and go right for the jewelry. >> reporter: three homes in the meadowbrook development and about a quarter mile away two more homes were hit in the woodlands development. detectives responding to one were alerted by a neighbor that the people next door were away. it turns out their house was hit, also. police say it all happened after 9:00 p.m. while homeowners were out. in each case the entry was forced through a back door and the thieves got away with more than $100,000 in jewels. >> very unique pieces of jewelry, very expensive. we're asking that if someone tries to sell it or sees it, you know, to please give us a call right away. >> reporter: two of the items are heart shaped philly pendants with diamonds inside and a woman's name engraved on the back a communion bracelet with brazilian gold coins and a pearl cross necklace were also taken. police were able to recover evidence from each of the houses and neighbors we talked to say they are now keeping a close eye on each other's homes. police will be increasing their patrols to the affected neighborhoods. they are asking anyone who sees anything suspicious to give them a call. in lower make if he would township i'm diana rocco for "eyewitness news" on the cw philly. >> new tonight some folks in south jersey are getting gas at a price they have not seen in quite some time. the "eyewitness news" in deptford at a gulf station on delsea drive.
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and at a citco where regular gas is below two bucks a gallon $1.91 to be exact. certainly no surprise, the lines there are long. >> wonderful. wonderful. i pray it stays this way but i don't know if it will. >> and you don't even have to get out of the car. well, here's a look at the average gas prices for a gallon of regular in the area. in pennsylvania right now it's two dollars 49. in new jersey the average is $2.19 and in delaware it is $2.34. >> the findings that shocked the cdc. still to come on "eyewitness news," the surprising results of a new study that shows who false victim to alcohol poison deaths in the u.s. kate. >> the coldest night of the season is under way. wind chills across the area are already below zero and we've got a long night ahead. i'll have the latest on the bitter blast that has really engulfed our area coming ups. >> , there is something special about this little girl. she was born with something that even has the doctor amazed. >> plus, a pig problem. more on this viral video that has the swine sliding down dad, i know i haven't said this often enough, but thank you. thank you mom for protecting my future. thank you for being my hero and my dad. military families are uniquely thankful for many things the legacy of usaa auto insurance could be one of them. if you're a current or former military member or their family, get an auto insurance quote and see why 92% of our members plan to stay for life. there are lots of reasons to finish college. at devry university we can help... by maximizing qualifying
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alabama the lowest. >> two sisters share more than their family history after having their babies just 15 minutes apart. >> stephanie and elly each had a baby girl this morning at the hospital of the university of pennsylvania. the first baby was born at 8:15 the second at 8:30. what happened? one sister went into labor the other sister went with her to the hospital and then she went into labor too. >> actually she was the one who was going to have the baby first and then i started contracting too and i end up giving birth first than her. >> little marjorie and arlette are both healthy and clearly adorable. a late christmas present for this bundle of joy in missouri. she arrived on december 28. you see her there complete with two front teeth. alyssa bella surprised mom and doctor when she came out with the pearly whites. the doctor said she had only seen it one other time in her 25 year career. alyssa bella is fine and will keep the teeth of course until they fall out. >> start brushing early first. >> get some floss. quite a slippery slope for a swine. now it's making rounds on social media. >> this is a viral video that might make you feel a little bit better about winter. this tiny spotted pig trying his best to walk on an icy sidewalk but it just doesn't work out very well. this is finney. he lives in washington pennsylvania. his owner says finney spent hours cuddled up to the heater after this little slip and slide. >> as we've mentioned we're dealing with a bitter blast as dangerous cold grips the region. >> lots to talk about tonight
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for meteorologist kate bilo tracking this frigid forecast. >> highjacked just like finney the anything my heels trying to walk in the parking lot earlier today. it was a sad sight. if you didn't shovel your driveway from yesterday, if you didn't clear off the walkway things are going to be iced over. please be safe and definitely remember to bundle up. our temperatures are plummeting already. 10 degrees, this is from lou in norristown, 10 degrees with a clear sky and a gusty breeze. as we head up to the north we're looking at a temperature of 6 degrees up in the mountains. this is chuck pressler, he sent us a feet low a little bit earlier today, a beautiful shot of that winter sky up in the mountains but boy, is it cold 6 degrees there right now. 13 as we head over into portions of new jersey. in vincentown, this is douglas and he says it's frigid outside with gusty winds creating a brutal wind chill value of minus two. already seeing subzero wind chills. if you love (no audio). this is the area that's going to be feeling the chill most as we go through the overnight hours. we're already (no audio). we're not seeing snow being made at the moment but definitely will be able to make snow quite easily over the next few days as temperatures stay at or below freezing right through the weekend. we can barely get above freezing friday and sunday but not much. storm scan3 shows everything is clear we had a few snow squalls. now we've cleared the out and we're looking at a stray flurry here or there. the real story. these temperatures.
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zero right now at mount pocono, nine in allentown 15 degrees at the airport and 14 right now in wilmington, delaware but look at how it feels. it feels like two below right now in philadelphia t it feels like 10 below zero already in lancaster. feels like 20 below in mount pocono and it feels right at zero in wildwood and take a look at some of the wind chills off to our west, seeing schools close across the northern plains and they go to school when it's minus 20 outside but wind chills are going to be in the minus 30 or 40 range in some spots tomorrow. again minneapolis feeling like minus 20 milwaukee at minus 21. so, the cold extends from the northern plains all the way to the east coast and tomorrow is going to be the coldest day yet. the winds will die down a bit so that will help but still wind chills below zero in the morning, single digits in the afternoon. friday gets a little bit better but it is still windy so even though we get back to the mid 30's, wind chills will be low. today we had them in the teens. as we head into tomorrow, subzero wind chills especially in the morning. then friday still windy, wind chills will be in the 20's. saturday we take a step backwards, wind chills back in the teens and then 20's again on sunday. so not normal at all really all week long. take a look at this. temperatures drop below freezing right around monday at 5:00 p.m. we expect them to stay below freezing at least until midday friday meaning we have 91 hours below freezing here in philadelphia. that's snow will be here for quite some time. overnight down to 8 degrees the record is two. already feeling subzero. that will continue through the overnight. for your thursday starting off subzero feeling like subzero at least the high just 20 in the afternoon.
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that's about half our normal. normal is around 40. on friday little better, not as cold but still blustery with a few flurries and then saturday we hit a stumbling block, back to 24. sunday 34. next week is seasonable, right around 40 where we should be. mid january is the coldest part of the year here in philadelphia so that's normal but unfortunately we're tracking some rain some snow showers, maybe even freezing rain or freezing drizzle next week so it gets a little messy even though it does get a little milder. >> okay. trade-off. kate thanks so much. >> beasley is here with all the sixers news you can use. >> yeah, they're in action taking on milwaukee tonight and then making some deals. players are coming -- probably the most active team in the nba as they try to make trades to make sure that they don't >> sixers and bucks at the wells fargo center tonight. before the game the sixers made a trade with the clippers involving three guys you've never heard of and some cash. to the game we go, brutal, sixers were bad from the very start, didn't get any betterment they short shot a horrendous 30 percent from the field compared to milwaukee's almost 54 percent. sixers went two for 25 from three-point land. the bucks went eight for 17. sixers lose in convincing fashion 97 to 77. and how about we talk about some good basketball. temple owls on a roll.
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jessie morgan with a nice touch from the outside after a good pass. temple won 64 to 56 and that's the owls' sixth win in a row. they improve to 12 and four. flyers goalie stave mason left practice today with soreness. had a mri this afternoon. no details released except that mason will be able to participate in tomorrow morning's skate. his undiscan closed injury is believed to have occurred in last night's shootout win. as for the rest of the team, they were back practicing today. claude giroux got a maintenance day as he recovers from injury. wayne simmonds talked about the team's big win. eagles news evan mathis will join the five eagles already on the pro bowl roster. he was added today in place of local product jerry evans of the saints. secondary coach todd light will not be back. he's accepted a job at vanderbilt. florida state quarterback and former heisman winner jaemis winston is turning pro. issued a statement this morning. winston will be one of the top picks in the draft. a troubled college career off field a dynamic one on it. different at citizens bank park this summer as the rebuilding project continues. those of you holding onto the pass past i warn you look away from the next video. may be tough to watch. jimmy rollins had his official press conference for the l.a. dodgers today. he'll wear his familiar number 11 for hsso! i can't believe i'm eating bacon and rich creamy cheese before my sister's wedding well it's only 100 calories, so you'll be ready for that dress uh-huh... you don't love the dress? i love my sister... 40 flavors. 100 calories or less. you
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