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>> good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m. monday, august 25. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, we have news you didn't see last night. >> including a close call for a driver in south jersey whose out of control minivan went up in flames. >> two women are found with gunshot wounds to their heads inside a philadelphia home. >> residents in northern california are assessing the daniel after getting jolted by a major earthquake. >> some kids around here, and teachers and administrators are returning to school. let's get the weather and traffic. >> reporter: it's that time of year, looks like you'll need the shades driving into school this morning. we have cloud cover, and high pressure in control and lots of
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sun. temperatures are cool and comfortable, 64 in philadelphia. some spots in the 50s including allentown, trenton and millville. 63 in sea isle city and up the coast in atlantic city and on the boardwalk. 68 by 6:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. in the low 70s, mainly clear and obviously on the comfortable side, low humidity very similar to what we felt yesterday. yesterday was a gorgeous day. 71 degrees by 9:00 a.m., noon, 80. 3:00 p.m., 83. we'll hit our high of 84 probably around 3:30 before dipping back to 82 degrees by 6:00. sunscreen weather for sure if you're going to be outside today. the humidity returns in the forecast in a couple of days, matt pellman i'll have that coming up. >> reporter: all right, the beautiful weather wasn't the only good thing happening this weekend, we had 495 reopened.
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they were ahead schedule on the northbound side just like 9 southbound side. northbound lanes were not to open since june 2, but now you're good to go in the first state. the off ramp from the northbound side of girard avenue was closed, good to go in both directions. in hatfield we have an accident investigation shutting down north broad street by medical campus drive and cow path road. we're hearing north broad will be closed for a couple of more hours. in burlington county, there was a crash along 295 and the columbus interchange. all lanes are reopened there. an out-of-control minivan crashed into a parking lot in
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burlington county new jersey. it happened in mount laurel, it appears the driver suffered a medical problem and lost control of the vehicle. the minivan jumped the curb and ran into the bushes and caught fire. it did not spread to nearby restaurant. philadelphia police have a murder mystery on their hands. the victims are two women shot in the head. katherine scott is live at police headquarters with what we know at this point. >> reporter: good morning, matt, investigators have a lot of the confess about this one, they are hoping someone will come forward with information for homicide detectives, so far no arrests have been made in this case. you can see members of the crime scene detectives on the mayfair scene over the weekend. family members have identified the victims as 67-year-old dolly evans and her house guest 59-year-old ruby thomas. they were found shot to death
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inside evans' mayfair home on the 4700 block of vista street. police received a call of shots fired around 5:30 saturday evening. one woman was dead on the living room couch with a single gun shot wound to the head. the other victim was upstairs on floor of the bedroom, shot in the back of her head. >> my sister never hurt anybody in her life. i'm so sad, ruby, i love you. >> and anyone with any information on case is under to contact homicide detectives, we're live at police headquarters, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks so much, katherine. residents in california's wine county continue to clean up after yesterday's earthquake. the 6.0 quake was the strongest to rattle the san francisco bay
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in 29 years. the quake crumbled napa valley area. a 6.9 magazine stood earthquake struck central peru 200 miles southeast of the capital of lima. there were no reports of damage or injury stay with us with "action news" and for r the latest on the earthquake. we have posted photos of the expensive damage caused by the quake. >> trenton police arrested a man they believe i am percent nailed a -- impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted a woman. investigators say he walked into the store and identified himself as a police officer to a female clerk and then took her into a bathroom and sexually assaulted.
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garcia faces charges of aggravated assault and robbery. two septa police officers were injured trying to arrest a man in center city. they also the man assaulted a cost custodian. one officer suffered leg injuries, the other cuts and scrapes. the man was taken into custody. >> 5:06. veterans are invited to a job fair in delaware. it takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the middle town memorial fire hall located at 27 west green street in middletown. the fair is free and no registration is required. talk about the accuweather forecast on this monday morning, it is somewhat chilly in spots. >> reporter: we've got spots in the upper 50s, that's happened a few times this summer, because it's been a weird summer. right now we're dry always we start out the monday morning
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commute as we look outside, no big weather-related issues to prevent you from getting in and out of philadelphia on time at least on the east coast today. might be a different story in other parts of the country, but not around here. 64 degrees in philadelphia, currently as we are looking at a cool and comfortable start. 61 in wilmington. 59 in allentown. 59 in trenton. 63 at the boardwalk in atlantic city, the same reading coming up at sea isle city. satellite showing you a significant lack of cloud cover this morning, we're looking at a sunny start and probably a sunny finish with high pressure in control. look for mainly sunny skies throughout the day in allentown, plenty conditions and humidity behaving itself. getting up to 8 on the beach down the shore, cape may stopping in the up err 70s, are -- in the upper 70s.
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wind not strong today at 6 to 1 miles per hour. 68 degrees by 8:00 a.m. cool through the morning rush hour. 11:00 a.m., we're up to 77. the high of 84 hitting around 3:30 or 4:00 and holding on until 5:00 p.m. when we start to see the phillies drop again. phillies baseball, 79 degrees for the first pitch and 71 in the 9th inning. mostly sunny tomorrow, high pressure is in control. we have a frontal boundary that's going to be coming in from the west for wednesday and that's when the humidity will start to rise and by wednesday night maybe a thunderstorm. i'll talk about that in a moment. tropical storm cristobol is still a tropical storm down by the bahamas. it has moved toward the north. it looks like it will be a category one hurricane.
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and comes failure close to bermuda, if you have travel plans i would keep my eye on this. along the coast, be careful swimming rip current could be a problem because of the storm off the coast. 84 is the high, accuweather says it's going to be a good one. tomorrow, more sunshine, high of 85. warm, cool drinks, but too bad in terms of humidity. wednesday we'll see a high of 90. there could be a nighttime shower or thunderstorm. behind it 86 partly sunny on thursday, looks like a great evening at lincoln financial field for the final eagles tuneup that's on 6abc if you don't have tickets. friday partly sunny and 81. the coming weekend probably getting humid again and by sunday we could return to unsettled weather with perhaps a shower or thunderstorm. >> all new this morning, the gruesome discovery down south
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here what the coast guard found floating up the coast of florida. >> missouri teenager michael brown will be laid to rest today two weeks after he was shot to death by police. his father has one request. >> reporter: we're live in lansdale, doylestown road at county line road. a few cars out and about, everybody is moving along just fine. nearby there's a blockage because of a bad overnight crash. we'll talk about that and new construction zones after the break. >> we'll talk about the morning buzz and we'll look at the mtv music video awards
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>> taking a look at the wilmington riverfront at 5:13, 65 degrees on city avenue. in wilmington, delaware, it is 61 degrees and clear. >> and matt pellman is in for karen rogers this morning. matt we may see some school buses if you have to work this morning. >> reporter: it is my that time of year, yes indeed we'll be dodging the buses, we wish everybody a good school year and a safe school year on those buses. it's about time to get out and about in the burbs and head to work. in hatfield we had a terrible accident, the does he want investigation continues close to lansdale hospital involved a vehicle that struck a pole and splilt in two. a terrible accident scene. north broad street is shut down
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by medical campus drive and cow path road. northeast extension roadwork going on in both directions between lansdale and quakertown. they are locking out the right lane for a little bit longer. we have construction zones that gin today, one in lower providence where they are installing a gas main between egypt road and shannon road. stick with park avenue or sunny side avenue. milling and paving along conshohocken state road that's 23 between spring mill and hallow roads are going to work 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. weekdays through mid september blocking the road entirely at times. instead of route 23, for the next few weeks stick with 30, even the schuylkill expressway, although you don't want to stick with the schuylkill expressway today. it looks fine now, but 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., they will block a lane. time for the computer report brought to you by the waze app.
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another work zone pennsylvania turnpike eastbound near willow grove, a couple of lanes there blocked for the moment. >> developing this morning, the coast guard will continue it's search in south florida after four people were found dead floating off the coast. the bodies of two males were found 20 east of hollywood beach. a search of the water turned up two other males. the coast guard plane reported a possible sighting of three other bodies in the ocean. officials will search the water today to rule out the sighting was not debris. authorities say the victims may have been my grant. an 18 shot to death by a police officer in ferguson, missouri will be laid to rest today. michael brown's parents are asking for silence so the funeral can be held in peace. reverend al sharpton will give the eulogy, officer darren wilson shot and killed the
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unarmed teen back on august 9. a grand jury will decide if the officer will face criminal charges. phillies open against washington nationals tonight. they crushed the cardinals yesterday. jimmy rollins helped out with a 2-run homer in the 7th. they won their first back-to-back home series for the first time since august of last year. fans packed ppl park in chester yesterday as philadelphia union its ride toward the playoff. the u took their match against the san jose earthquakes 4-2. they are one point out of the 5th and final playoff start. eagles starters will not likely play against the jets son thursday, but jets quarterback michael vick will start against his former team at the linc. watch on 6abc at 7:00 p.m. on thursday. a late start for students
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is just what the doctor ordered. >> talking soccer, as well. a black cat helped kick off a match overseas. >> reporter: if you're heading to the pool or the beach or outside working, i would recommend sunscreen. it's one of those days you'll want to do something nice in the weather today. 81 by mara: it's easy to lose your way in a place like this. ms. winnie earle: kids in paterson face lots of obstacles
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- but nothing can stop their determination. mara: my dream is to be a pediatric nurse. ms. earle taught me if i work hard - i can do anything. ms. winnie earle: mara had so much potential, it was my job to help her reach her goals. mara: now, i'm headed to college to study nursing! ms. winnie earle: there are so many talented kids like mara - and they all deserve to live their dreams. i love the taste. always smooth, never bitter. my cup of coffee is always awesome when i go to dunkin'.
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man: i see the steam rising off the cup, 'cause you know it's a fresh pot. man: one cup a day for sure. two if need be. and it's usually "need be." dunkin' -- your place for coffee. >> a black cat walked on to the pitch during the opening moment of the of the playoffs yesterday. fans watched the feline run ramp it. people were able to chailts the cat off the field. no word if there were people walking under ladders. breaking mirrors. crazy stuff. >> we would love dpluk on the roads this morning. >> reporter: -- we would love
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good luck on the roads this morning, so far no issues. it's nice and clear and dry by broad street. one of the thing about a new workweek there's new construction zones. there will be one on broad street near the bridge. shuttle busing on the septa trolleys. route 10 between 33rd an market and 63rd and malvern, the route 15 line is not running, it's the buses instead. that will last all week long. >> reporter: we have temperatures in the upper 50s in the outlying suburbs. mid 50s closer to i-95. 9:00 a.m., 71. noon, 80. 83 is your temperature by 3:00 p.m. and then we'll get a high of 84 around 4:00 and probably sit there for a couple of hours this afternoon before dipping back to 62 by 6:00 p.m. tonight. it will be comfortable with low
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humidity, but on the warm side. if you're heading to the airport, hoping to see all green aircraft on the big board. in chicago, more cloud cover, more of the same in atlanta, but skies high enough where we're not seeing any major delays right now, erin. >> the american heart association released its first policy situation on electronic cigarettes. the group back them as a last resort to help smoker also quit. nicotine patches and gum and medication should be tried first. the group compresses concern about ecigarettes and urges more legislation to keep them away from children. delaying the start of the school day until 8:30 a.m. for teens would help curb their lack
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of sleep. cdc recommends 9 to ten hours of sleep for teenagers. >> you could go to bed early, too. >> gas prices in the philadelphia area dropped another four cents over the last weekend and following a following a trend at the pump. we have america's money. >> reporter: good morning, drivers are getting a little relief at the pump. the average price has dropped 11 cents a gallon. the national average is 3.43. american airlines is extending the age for which it charges $150 fee each way for uncompanied minors boosting it from ages 5 to 14. marvel disney action adventure film earned $18 million. teenage mutein ninja turtles
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>> good morning everyone, 5:25, a lot of you kids are getting up early for this big breakfast before your first day back to school. others are going back next week. 65 degrees on city avenue, getting up to 84 today. a hotel near scranton remains closed following a carbon monoxide leak. it sent 30 people to the hospital. the furnace malfunctioned leading to the release of the colorless, odorless poison gas. >> there were several moments at the mtv music video awards. niki minaj had a wardrobe fal function. she had the hold the front of her dress together after a large
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split appeared. 29-year-old katie perry was paying homage to britany spears, and then justin timberlake back in 2001. she said her throw back was custom versace. beyounce was joined on stage by husband jay-z and daughter blue ivy. she was presented with the michael jackson vanguard award. >> mid flight fright. the investigation is underway to hackers who caused a commercial flight to be diverted. traffic tragedy in montgomery county, the violent crash left a vehicle torn in two. "action news" will be right back.
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>> developing now on "action
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news," northern california's biggest quake in 25 years causes a state of emergency. tourists from the delaware valley who are returning from the region describe the damage. a montgomery county crash tears a vehicle in two, we are gathering information on the victims inside the car. >> the world series team from philadelphia, the players are in new york city today as they travel the triumphant road back home. >> good morning, tam is off, we have erin o'hern and matt pellman in for karen rogers. we have weather with david murphy. >> reporter: we have cloud cover off to the west of us, but a lot happening along the east coast. 64 in philadelphia. in the 50s in trenton, allentown and millville. 61 in millville. reading, is holding


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