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>> good morning everyone, it is 6:00 a.m., on this friday, july 17. we're working on several breaking stories right now. >> several people including a baby were sent to the hospital after a domestic fight in delaware ends in the street. >> the bullets pass, a stray gunshot enters the car through the trunk and manages to wound a woman in the drivers seat. >> a prostitution bust on the main line. >> karen rogers is here for david and matt pellman, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, as you step outside you notice the
dewpoint is up a little compared to yesterday. 68 in philadelphia. 58 in allentown, feeling good. 51 in the poconos. 66 in wilmington. 59 in millville. and if you're at the beach. 68 degrees right now in beach haven. pretty good. satellite and radar showing we have clear skies all night. a couple of clouds trying to running stream in. you see the cloud cover to the north and west and the rain. the clouds will stream in later this evening. the showers hold off in the overnight hours. 9:00 a.m., 72 degrees, a little bright sunshine, noon, 81. sunshine maybe a few high clouds around in the afternoon. 84 degrees that's the high. cruel hit it by 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m., 83 degrees, sunshine and clouds, the clouds fill in a little bit late in the afternoon or evening. in the overnight hours tracking a shower. what to expect for the weekend? a huge change coming your way.
we'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: yesterday was a rough ride into work, looking oh so much better. looking live at i-95 building southbound volume through the work zone but not a huge delay. i expect volume to be lighter than normal that's often the case on summertime fridays because people make it a longer weekend. we'll get a new traffic pattern on the northbound side of the i-95. they are expected to shift the pattern northbound side, heads up on that. no major issues on the schuylkill expressway or boulevard. there's a crash to watch out for in bala cynwyd at old lancaster road at latches lane. we're getting word of a cash in warminster, eastbound lanes of bristol and jacksonville road.
use bristol instead of alms house, the westbound side closed for the next few months. it was eastbound that was closed before. stay on street road that's probably the best bet. in delaware we had the crash and tractor-trailer fire in christiana that's off to the side, so the lanes are open and looking good on a friday morning. >> we begin with breaking news, a domestic fight that injured a child overnight. the fight started with a man and a woman. the fight escalated and the woman jumped into the jeep with a small child and took off hitting a group of people and two parked cars. she came to a stop when she crashed into a fence the driver and small child and three pedestrians suffered injuries, but are in stable condition. breaking two men are rushed to the hospital after a drive-by shooting in north philadelphia.
this happened at 2:00 a.m. near north front and west clear field streets. police say the victims were standings outside a pool hall when they were shot in the arms. both were taken to temple university hospital in stable condition. police found a white cadillac they say matches the description of the getaway car. >> 6:04, a woman's random drive through north philadelphia ended in a random shooting. police believe she was an innocent bystander when the bullet came through the trunk into the driver's seat. john rawlins is live at the 22nd district with more. >> reporter: good morning, tam the young lady, the victim in this case will need additional surgery. it is our understanding she was driving along 19th street at susquehanna when she discovered a pain in her back and discovered she was shot. ten shots rang out in the night as a young woman when her two friends were driving past
susquehanna. one of the bullets struck the rear of the gray mad did a -- mazda and struck her. >> the bullet went through the rear seat into the driver's seat and struck her in the back. >> reporter: the driver was rushed by police to temple hospital where she was upgraded from critical to stable condition. back at the scene at susquehanna. ful. >> in addition to the shell casings we found several vials of crack cocaine. so the shooting may have been drug-related. however, the 32-year-old victim may be an innocent victim. >> reporter: all the evidence points to that, that the driver was in the wrong place at the wrong time. no evidence that there was any road rage or any other altercation before the shooting that involved the driver and whoever it was that had the gun.
live in north philadelphia, john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> now to an "action news" exclusive, radnor township police join pennsylvania police in in arresting five people in a prostitution sting. police say three women offered sex to law enforcement in exchange for money. they arrested two men saying they drove the women to the hotel for the acts. all five are facing prostitution charges. developing this morning the fbi is investigating the deadly attack of two military sites in tennessee as terrorism. the gunman has been identified as 23-year-old mohammand youssef abdulazeez, a kuwaiti born u.s. citizen. officials say he opened fire at a recruiting center and training center a few miles apart in chattanooga. four marines and the gunman were
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the winds are calm and the barometer is holding steady. satellite and radar showing a few clouds streaming in. you can see the high clouds later this afternoon and certainly the rain that's behind that. but that holds off until late tonight into the overnight hours, the daytime is dry a few high clouds mixing in at the end of the day. this is a look at future tracker. late tonight we get the chance of scattered showers or thunderstorm moving through. but at 8:00 a.m. it's looking quiet. a couple of showers move out. early in the morning hours you may get something later in the afternoon on saturday this is a look at 4:30, looks like you'll see a shower or thunderstorm. it willit will fall apart. most of the day is dry. at the shore 75 degrees the high saturday, pop-up storm
80. if you're heading to the shore we have a moderate risk of rip currents today and tomorrow. be careful and certainly be near the lifeguards. friday, sunshine and nice, 78 degrees, saturday more humid and isolated thunderstorm, most of the day is dry, 80 for the high. sunday warm and muggy 83. here's a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. sunshine and some clouds around, a bit more cloud cover later on this afternoon into the evening. dry during the day late tonight into the overnight hours spreading into early saturday morning, we have a chance for a couple of showers or thunderstorms. it turns hot on saturday, 90 degrees for the high, in the morning touch wet early on, late in the day thunderstorm in one or two place sunday, heat index over 100 the temperature 95. monday steamy, 92 degrees, chance of a shower or
thunderstorm. tuesday, hot less humid 90 degrees wednesday thunderstorm around 88. thursday, nice and warm, 88 degrees. yesterday and today temperatures below average but we change that in big way coming toward the weekend. >> we have more stories including the search for survivors under the rubble after an explosion at a home in the midwest. >> police department is under scrutiny after the death in a jail cell. >> reporter: we'll be looking at the schuylkill expressway and talk about a crash in bucks county. >> two dads in south jersey duke it out at a softball game. we have the video and their mug shots on "action news."
welcome back you're taking a live look here at the platt bridge, beautiful start 0 your friday. the sun turning the sky orange. 6:14 65 degrees, enjoy the relatively low humidity today we'll get a blast of heat by the weekend. >> 84 degrees high temperature. matt pellman what do you have on the roads? >> reporter: today is beach ice
cream day, just like tam's jacket. peach ice cream day enjoy. sounds like a refreshing summertime treat. yesterday you remember the trashy situation in king of prussia. all gone now. penndot cleaned up the shot very nicely for us. you can see where the truck overturned it lester a black mark organ the ramp from the schuylkill expressway to the southbound side of 202. that's all that is left. ramp is open and 202 is open, as well. if you're heading westbound you -- eastbound you could see the sun declare. i didn't tell you about a work zone in upper
little conostoga road will be closed. use park road. in bucks county they are in the process of shifting the construction in jamison along alms house road from eastbound to westbound side stay on bristol road. now there's a crash on bristol eastbound past jacksonville. street road would be a better bet. ben franklin bridge westbound we have construction blocking the right lane for the rest of the summer. if you're planning to use the ben franklin bridge early sunday morning, 6:30 to 8:30 the bridge shut down in both directions for the tour de shore bike race that's sunday morning. >> firefighters pulled two people from the rubble of a house explosion in missouri, flames spread to two nearby homes. firefighters rescued two men trapped beneath the rubble.
the victims were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. it is in the clear what caused the blast. police are trying to figure out who murdered a recent drexel university graduate in her west philadelphia apartment. the body of gentleman -- jasmine wright was discovered yesterday. wright's father called the property manager because he had not heard from his daughter. she had been beaten and strangled and left there for up to 24 hours. two south jersey fathers were arrested for fighting at a softball game. these are the mug shots of of michael barbella of ventnor and michael duffy of mays landing. the fight led to a fight filled with profanity and blood. the men's daughters were former teammates, they are charged with second degree assault and
disorderly conduct. >> a woman from illinois got in jail days after a traffic stop in texas. the family said it does not believe the official version of what happened. sandy bland was arrested for assaulting an officer, they say she hung herself with a plastic bag in her cell, but the family said they are not convinced. >> it is unimaginable and difficult for us to wrap our minds around the sandy that we knew for this to be characteristic of her. >> sandy bland had numerous videos posted on social media most monologues against police brutality and racism. one showser diagnosing herself with depression. that's a video that the district attorney is trying to authenticate. the other video is from the jail that shows nobody went into her
>> reporter: what a difference a day makes. >> in the traffic. >> reporter: yeah. traffic wise so much better this morning, as you look outside own 422, nice, light volume on route 23 close to the casino and convention center. tail lights heading eastbound no delays on any of the major highways. mass transit is delay-free, as well. a couple of warnings for the weekend. if you're riding the subway and stop at the city hall station they will be doing renovations involving platform closures. riding the regional rails you'll be on the buses on the west trenton lines this weekend and nine more weekends, get used to that. >> reporter: we'll count them down. upper 50s in the suburbs. 59 in pottstown, 57 in
coatsville, 60 in saint davids. 68 in center city. in new jersey, it's 57 in am -- hammonton, 61 in dover delaware. not too bad out there. we'll see lots of sunshine. we have clouds mixing in. 9:00 a.m., 72. noon, bright sunshine, 81. 3:00 p.m., 84 that's the high a little bit below average. 6:00 p.m., 83. in the afternoon and evening we'll see more clouds kind of stream in. one issue we have, we have a flood flood warning at 7 a.m. this is along the maurice river. >> new on "action news," hillary clinton is saying no thanks to the donation from the mayor of allentown who donated $1,000 last month. fbi agents searched allentown's
city hall they seized documents. he has suspended his u.s. senate campaign to assist in the fbi investigation. many people are using the health apps on their smart phone, but new evidence showing that the phone could flag a link between depression and the time you're spending on the smart phone. the results show the more time you're spending on the phone the more likely you're dealing with depression. >> the phillies return from the all star break to host the marlins and there's nothing to report. in the first half of the season, the team recorded more losses than it had in its history. it adds up to the phillies having the worst record in. but the ballpark is the worst place to be. >> up next, there's a scam
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at the scene. scammers have been plague on religious elderly woman in the suburbs. two men with african accidents approach a 75-year-old woman on monday afternoon and used a sob story and prayer session to scam her out of $3,000. they think it is the same duo who took advantage of two other women. >> the housing authority is banning smoking at its building. 80,000 residents across the city. pha said violators will be asked to attend counseling, they could face eviction once they get up to 4 violation. a third of pha residents smoke or live with a smoker. >> only on "action news," undercover sting rounds up
>> breaking now on "action news," the search for a hit-and-run driver who hit a woman on a delaware street. >> police believe a female driver fell victim to a freak accident when a stray bullet came through the trunk and hit her. >> we have an update from chattanooga, tennessee where an ambush killed u.s. marines. >> let's go over to karen rogers in for david murphy she said she has another good one. matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: we do, we'll see sunshine we're at 68 degrees in philadelphia. you're in the upper 50s in allentown. >> reporter: 51 in the poconos.
60 in reading. 59 in millville, new jersey, if you're he had shore 71 degrees -- if you're at the shore, 71 degrees. comfortable for this time of the year. satellite and radar sheg we -- showing a few high clouds. we stay dry today but an increase in clouds. here's the commute planner. 8:00 a.m., 72. noon, bright sunshine, 81. 3:00 p.m., sunshine a few high clouds and 84. i think you see the clouds in the evening hours. we're tracking the chance of a few showers and tracking a heat wave, a lot coming at you the seven-day forecast in just a minute. >> reporter: not a lot coming at you at the traffic front. we're happy about that. a little bit of traffic on the schuylkill expressway starting to see the normal westbound delay city avenue toward belmont. it's starting to form, volume is
light so far this morning. getting excited because this weekend we're getting a new construction traffic pattern. this morning northbound there are no problems, southbound just a little bit of traffic by cottman, a little more farther south with speeds in the teens between allegheny and girard. a crash in bala cynwood gone by latches lane. we have the one to watch out for in warminster eastbound past jacksonville road. that construction on alms house road in the process of shifting from the eastbound lanes to the westbound lanes use street road instead this morning. in delaware, tracker -- tractor-trailer crash i-95
delaware memorial bridge a lane out of crition -- commission in each direction. a crash in new castle left a woman critically injured. the driver struck the victim and sped off. the women is in critical condition at the christiana hospital. a stray bullet sliced through the trunk of a car and made it to the front seat where it wounded the woman behind the wheel. john rawlins is live at the 22nd police district with the full story. john. >> reporter: hi, matt. the young woman is in stable condition. she will require additional surgery. this appears to be a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. a young woman was driving her gray mazda turning left at
susquehanna at 17th when someone blasted away. one bullet hit the trunk of the car. by the time the car got to 17th and diamond the driver knew something was terribly wrong. >> it's a small vehicle the bullet went through the trunk through the rear seat of the driver's side and went through the driver's seat striking the driver. the rear-seat passenger was lucky to be sitting on the passenger side of the rear of the vehicle. several feet away if she was sitting behind the driver she could have been shot in the back. >> reporter: well, back at the original scene 17th and susquehanna. police found evidence that ten shots were fired and vials of what appeared to be crack cocaine. the driver was collateral damage of what was going on at 17th
and susquehanna. radnor township and state police arrested five people in a late-night prostitution sting. only "action news" was there at the district justice in newtown square. police say three women offered sex to law enforcement in exchange for money. police arrested two men accused of driving the women to the hotel all five are facing prostitution charges. >> federal investigators have only begun to scratch the surface in the murder of the marines in tennessee. >> right now law enfor theforcement that the gunman acted alone. >> reporter: a community and investigators try to figure out what made this man go on a
deadly shooting spree. >> chattanooga is a great city with a broken heart. >> reporter: terror started at 10:45 thursday morning. >> he pulled up and next thing he lifted up his arms like this with a big black gun, it was one shot and then endless shots. >> reporter: the suspected gunman identified as mohammand youssef abdulazeez armed with numerous weapons fired at the glass doors of this armed forces recruitment center in a strip mall injuring one marine. in this rented silver convertible, the gunman race the seven miles down the street where he opened fire again this time at a navel reserve center. he rammed the security gate and shot killed four marines and gun battle with police, one officer injured. >> we are conducting this as an act of domestic terrorism.
>> reporter: the suspect was born in kuwait, but was a u.s. citizen who graduated from the university of tennessee. >> we have three active crime scenes that we are investigating. it's going to be a long night for our folks. >> reporter: the fbi and other agencies still here at the strip mall where the gunman first opened fire, you can see crime scene tape wrapped around the area and running through a make-shift memorial set up to honor the victims. we don't know the names of the marines, but we are expected to hear from authorities this afternoon, this is the latest in the investigation. in chattanooga tennessee. stephanie ramos. >> a colorado jury has convicted james holmes of murder. the jury has to decide whether to give him life in prison or
put him to death. he was found guilty on 160 counts. he pleaded insanity in the colorado movie massacre. he killed 12 and wounded 70. >> stay with "g.m.a." following "action news." >> tam and i need -- tam and i have been stuck in the studio, what's it like out there. >> reporter: it's nice, storm tracker 6 live double scan around the region, let's go outside, philadelphia international we have had some high clouds trying to move in there. you get the idea from the shot. no worries bright sunshine coming at you throughout the morning. 68 degrees in philadelphia. pretty comfortable 64-degree dewpoint up from yesterday. the winds are calm and the barometer is holding steady. satellite and radar, you can see
we have the clear skies a few clouds streamed in here or there, but for the most part we'll see bright sunshine. here's the activity, the showers hold off until the overnight hours, the clouds stream in the afternoon hours. in the city, 84, sunshine and clouds we stay dry during the day. at the shore sunny and nice, we have a moderate risk of rip currents. high on the beach 78 degrees. in the poconos sunshine fades early behind the clouds. 75 degrees for the high in the poconos. future tracker # showing that in the overnight hours we get a few scattered showers or thunderstorm. this is a look at 4:00 a.m. on saturday. if you wake up early you may be dealing with that. a look at 8:30 looks like it pushes off the coastline by then. very early saturday, maybe a little bit damp at times. much of the day is dry. 5:00 p.m., we see the showers or
thunderstorms try to come through, but for the most part they fall apart so i don't think that's a big deal on saturday afternoon. we see a big change in the weekend, that's because of the large area of high pressure that pushes the jet stream back up to the north. hazy, hot and humid we're tracking another heat wave. heat indices range from 95 to 105. today, feeling good, 84 degrees for the high. sunshine and clouds around. overnight tonight and early tomorrow you get scattered showers or thunderstorm. it turns hot on saturday, pop-up storm in one or two spots at the end of the day. 90 degrees for the high. sunday that's the day of the heat indices it will feel like over 100. 95 degrees, 95 the hottest number we've had so far this year so we would be tieing that. monday steamy 92. downpours around. tuesday, less humid looking dry and 90.
wednesday, partly sunny skies thunderstorm in the afternoon 88. thursday, warm and dry 88 degrees, yesterday and today temperatures below average we make up for heading toward the weekend. facebook gets a robber who victims post his photo online. >> a bartender gets a tip but it wasn't one he was expecting. >> reporter: everything is reopened along route 1. we'll check delays on i-95 and one of the bridges is closing this weekend, i'll tell you which one when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
6:44, not raining outside but doesn't look like it might? no, it's a really nice day, a little cloud cover over the ben franklin bridge. 69 degrees in philadelphia, getting up to 84. little more humid than yesterday. >> let's see what the traffic is doing matt. >> reporter: i was scared out of my mind yesterday i don't morning. today we're looking good, southbound volume on i-95 coming toward the betsy ross bridge allegheny into girard. delays are a little bit lighter i think some people are making it a long weekend as people often do in the summertime.
it won't be this quiet tonight we have double events in south philadelphia. we have the phils back in town and joel olstien will be at the wells fargo center. the not to mention all the people heading to the walt whitman bridge heading down the shore. it will be a busy afternoon. now things don't look too bad with the exception of this crash bristol road near jacksonville road. you want use street road as the alternate from the streets to the bridges. our good buddy ben is closing this weekend closing for the irish pub tour de shore bike event. it will shut down in both directions. think betsy ross bridge or walt whitman bridge stay away from the betsy ross bridge. tam. >> thank you matt. there's no information on a
pottstown shooting that we told you about on wednesday morning. the victim has died and they found the man who shot him. zachary ludwig is in charge with the killing. this happened at highland manner apartment. the victim died when he grabbed a gun and it went off. today marks one year asthma asthma -- that marks malaysia flight 117 was down over the ukraine. the crash happened during uprising between russia and ukraine. >> a customer left a tip behind slipping a card under the receipt claims to be a free
economic less lesson. the customer explains in the card he doesn't tip now because some restaurants had to raise prices to cover the pay increase. >> 6:47 a live preview is next of "good morning america." plus big brother was watching, he helped catch a burglar. >> reporter: satellite 6 you can see we have clear skies and clouds are streaming into one or two spots like philadelphia. but overall it's a good day ahead. details on accuweather forecast coming up.
>> reporter: anybody happy that it's friday? >> i'm kind of sad. [laughter] >> reporter: we're happy that it's friday and the traffic looks so much better than yesterday. check out the 30 bypass, no eastbound delays, we'll take it. looking good so far. good on the regional rails, as well. keep in mind if you ride the west trenton line you'll be on the buses for nine more weekends. >> reporter: 9:00 a.m. 72 degrees, sunshine and clouds. noon sunshine and 81. we'll see clouds fill in as the afternoon and evening wears on. # p.m., 84 degrees, that's the high. 6:00 p.m., 83 degrees, a nice summer day sunshine and clouds, temperatures below average humidity up a touch from
yesterday. we have one flood warning left from a couple of days ago this is for salem and cumberland counties along the maurice river. current stage 8.5 there's minor flooding going on right there. high today 84, sunshine and clouds. tomorrow, hot, thunderstorm 90. matt and tam. >> time for a preview of "good morning america." >> for that we're going to head to new york and aim aim has a -- amy robach has a look at what's ahead. >> reporter: good morning, tam and matt, great to be with you on this friday, mo. we'll have the latest on the deadly shooting in chattanooga full team coverage on the grounds in tennessee. we have the latest on the laser scarce 12 planes reporting a green beam shining into the cockpit. 2700 attacks this year alone.
16-year-old solely survivor of a plane crash how she survived for two days before finding help. we have her aphasing story. american rockers are rocking out live in time square. it's summer and friday, "good morning america" all next. >> sounds good to me. >> abc receive 42 emmy nominations yesterday that's the second highest total after hbo. modern family up for best comedy. blackish star up for best actor. >> social media helped catch a home intruder in suburban detroit. he was caught on surveillance
argument a woman jumped into a jeep with a small child took off hitting a group of people. the driver, the small child and three pedestrians are in stable condition. police say a stray bullet went through a trunk of car and hit the woman behind the wheel. she is in stable condition. in radnor township, state police joined radnor police in argue five people in a prostitution ring. >> reporter: things are manageable along 42. no northbound delays. a crash montgomery county, along county line road. >> reporter: we have a nice day ahead. 84 is the high, below average slightly more humid 9:00 a.m. 72. noon, 81. 3:00 p.m., 84.
good morning, america. terror in the homeland. breaking new details in that deadly rampage in tennessee. four marines killed. three others wounded. >> we are treating this as an act of domestic terrorism. >> what wear're learning point killer this morning, the assault-style rifle he used the intense gunfight and the hero police officers who prevented an even bigger tragedy as hundreds of fbi agents investigate. did he act alone? jailhouse mystery. a woman who spoke out about police brutality found dead in a texas jail cell after an arrest for a routine traffic stop. police call it a suicide. her family and thousands online demanding justice for sandy. caught on camera. dramatic crash. a helicopter slamming into the side of a bar