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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this monday, september 1. labor day. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, here's what's happening. >> a deadly crash takes the lives of three bucks county teens, we'll tell you how school officials will help students copy today. the reserve casino will be shuttered this week. >> severe summer thunderstorms slam the delaware valley.
we may have more pop-up thunderstorms today. >> we have breaking news we'll show you right now, a fire that has stubbornly continued to burn at a roxborough clearance in philadelphia. firefighters have been at the award custom clearance since 5:00 a.m. pouring water on the structure with the flames emerging from the business. this is at ridge avenue and schurrs lane, this is a family-owned dry cleaning service. looks like it could be a substantial loss for the owners for this. , as the fire continues to burn and firefighters try to bring it under control. they have not been able to do that just yet. this is a story we're following this morning. >> we'll head over to matt pellman an karen rogers, i believe matt has details on the detours the fire is causing, too. >> reporter: right, let's go to karen, though. >> reporter: that's right, as you head out on this labor day.
it's warm and humid and missing. the storms from yesterday are well off the coastline. just couple of sprinkles around it's misting this morning. it doesn't feel like a great start to the day. satellite and radar showing a thick area of clouds throughout the region. we'll be stuck in cloud cover with some sunshine or there. we'll have showers or thunderstorms popping up at any point. .8 of a mile visibility in lancaster. not a problem in philadelphia south and west in your northwest suburbs a touch of fog. 74 degrees and warm and uncomfortably resumed. 9:00 a.m., 77. noon, 83, clouds and sunshine. 3:00 p.m., 85. 6:00 p.m., 87 coming down from your high of 88. the at any point a chance for a shower or thunderstorm coming through. and matt in a minute i'll show you future tracker 6 and we'll see what the day looks like with the cloud cover and chance for
the storms coming through, matt. le. >> reporter: we're thinking that the volume will look light on the area roads this morning, no traffic jams expected, but we have a bunch of issues for you to steer around if you have to head out on this labor day morning including high water in camden county along the white horse pike eastbound direction at flemming pike taking out the right lane because of the flooding from last night's storms. this is the vine street expressways moving the camera out a little bit from the benjamin franklin parkway. crews are blocking the off ramp from the vine westbound to the parkway police are out there, because of the made in america festival which is scheduled to continue until tomorrow morning. i wouldn't be surprised if they are able to get some of the streets open before then, but they say the parkway and adjoining streets will be blocked until tomorrow morning. that means detutors on a a bunch of different septa bus routes.
we're detouring around the fire along ridge avenue in roxborough stay with us on henry or many street in manayunk as alternates on this holiday monday morning. >> new at 6:00 a.m., a woman was shot overnight in philadelphia's olney section. the bullet hit her in the leg at 5th street and the boulevard. police rushed her to the hospital. the reasons behind the shooting and who did it are not known. witnesses saw a beige colored cadillac taking off from the scene. annual entire community in bucks county is in mourning. three sophomores from council rock south were killed over the weekend when they crashed in the poconos. >> reporter: the gray skies over council rock high school south matched those in the community grieving the loss of cullen keffer, ryan lesher and seamus
digney. the suv they were in crashed in wane county. >> one day you wake up and everything is good and by the end of the day, everything comes crashing down. >> reporter: state police are investigating the rollover crash and what led to it. the victim were in the suv with three other teens who were injured. ryan lesher who played basketball and soccer attended st. john's united methodist. sunday the church opened its doors for anyone who needed to talk. the youth pastor has known ryan's family for a decade. >> ryan was an awesome young man. full of energy and vitality. he loved god. >> reporter: the tragic loss spread on social media with so many in this tight-knit community remembering the young men. >> they were so young, i knew all three of them. i played basketball with seamus and ryan. i was shocked.
>> reporter: seamus was the youngest of 8 children attended council rock south and loved sports. to all those tweeting showing love tonight, we can't thank you enough, we're heart broken and your kind words will get us through. >> times are tough in the community, everybody comes together to show their support and they are strong and get through situations like this. council rock south will be open from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on this holiday. grief counselors will be here for parents an students. the accident in the poconos is under investigation, those other teens who were injured are recovering this morning. we're told at least one is a student here. reporting in hole handle, bucks county. -- holland, bucks county, kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> happening today, revel casino and hotel will begin its two day closing process. the hotel will shut its doors at 11:00 a.m. gaming inside the resort casino
will stop at 6:00 a.m. revel opened in april in 2012. the casino filed for bankruptcy for the second time in june and has been up for sale. it's the second of three casino closing along the boardwalk. showboat went dark yesterday. trump is expected to close september 16. after 27 years in the business, showboat shut down for good, people flocked from as far away from florida to play a final game at the iconic casino. people snapped pictures of many friends they made on the job. the closure places more than 2,000 workers under among the rankings of unemployed. some have found employment within seizures entertainment network. >> anyone holding casino chips or tokens can redeem them at
ballies caesars or harrahs. slot vouchers can be redeemed up to 12 months when they were issued. credits will be honored at its three other ac casinos and 40 other locations nationwide. >> more children across region will be returning to school tomorrow that tops the week ahead. penn valley is one of dozen of schools opening their doors for youngsters since the summer break ended. 53 miss america hopefuls begin arriving on wednesday. the pageant will issue $45,000 in scholarship money. the competition will broadcast live from boardwalk hall one week from sunday. the multimillion transform of dillworth plaza will open on
sunday. a 3 day celebration will follow the ribbon cutting. it will feature a calf -- cafe and ice rink in the winter and new entrances to septa trolleys. "action news" was in clarks burg gloucester county, the wind took down a tree and a swing set was lifted on its side. >> reporter: 53-mile an hour winds were clocked in new castle county. that was a huge storm. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're mostly dry, although when you stem outside, it feels misty, humid with low clouds and spots. here on double scan we can see a springle or two in a few spots in south jersey, no big storms out there right now that's for sure. let's head on outside and see what it looks like as we start this day looking live on sky 6
in hd at the airport, we have ten miles visibility no problems with the visibility. in the lehigh area we have low clouds there. 74 degrees right now is the temperature. the dewpoint is 71. it feels horribly muggy. the winds out of southwest at 7 miles per hour. pumping in the warm and humid rare. the pressure 30.01 inches. we can seem the cloud cover we're stuck in for the morning hours for sure. we can see showers popping up. as you look at the flow out of the southwest we have more showers here or there. what we're not seeing is a line of storms that swept through yesterday. here it will be spotty in nature. a shower there, a thunderstorm there. at any point in the morning hours a couple of showers, this is future tracker 6's look at 1:00 p.m., you can see a couple of spotty thunderstorms around the region, later on in the evening hours, a few storms here
or there, but predominantly dry. the trouble is you have to keep an eye to the sky and watch for the storms. there could be pretty good downpours. at the shore, you can go to the beach, but you'll have clouds to start out, and you could have a thunderstorm tnl point. noon, 82, 3:00 p.m., 84. in the city, 88 degrees with the high with clouds and sunshine. 8:00 a.m., 74. by 11:00, 81. 2:00 p.m., 84. 5:00 p.m., 88. lots of cloud cover, some sunshine mixing in here or there. at any point you could see a thunderstorm coming through, but mostly dry. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 88 degrees, hot and humid. tomorrow, 94 is the high, it will feel hotter than that when you factor in the humidity. tomorrow's thunderstorms come in tomorrow afternoon and there
could flooding downpours. we really have to watch for that. wednesday, less humid, 88 degrees good for the union. thursday, mostly sunny, 888. friday, hot and humid, at least we're dry. saturday, cloudy and sunshine, 85 degrees, sunday, 80 degrees, the temperatures come down. we're looking at 90-degree temperatures. we haven't seen much of that all summer. >> but it's still summer. law maker also want the president to be more forceful against the militants in the middle east. >> a summer dayen 0 the beach turns tragic when a storm catches beachgoers off guard. >> reporter: this is i-95 we're sure it's fun and it's drying out and the traffic is moving well heading toward philadelphia
international airport. elsewhere on i-95 in delaware there's an issue. we'll keep watching the fire in roxborough after the break. >> it will get easier to search for older posts on one social media website. details when "action news" continues. [ female
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has been doing so for more than an hour, this is the award custom clearance on ridge avenue in schurrs lane in the roxborough section of philadelphia. the fire broke out at 5:00 a.m. for an hour and 16 minutes we've seen flames come out as firefighters do their best to put this out and bring it under control. they remain at the scene right now. >> luckily not a lot of people on the road this morning, because of the holiday, matt pellman will tell you about the detours that the fire is cussing. le. >> reporter: if you're one of the few if you have to get to roxborough this morning good point you need to use ridge avenue. that won't happen as you the firefighters are blocking the scene fighting the fire. so ridge avenue all blocked off in that neck of the woods. you might want to stay on henry avenue an easy alternate or main street through manayunk as alternates.
on the big picture you see not only that fire, but also the made in america festival still going on around the art museum. we have all the closures around the benjamin franklin parkway and adjacent streets and the ramp of the vine street expressway. they are scheduled to last until tomorrow morning. i think there's a chance they will wrap up before then, but until then aavoid the area around the art museum. you want to avoid columbus boulevard, 11:00 a.m., the labor day parade steps off. not a lot of construction on the big picture except on our good buddy ben. even throughout the holiday weekend, westbound side coming into center city they are blocking the right lane. an accident in delaware blocking the ramp from i-95 southbound to lei 1 southbound. it happened a bit ago, if you're coming exit at churchman's road to one southbound instead. >> members from conk from both
sides of the aisle want president obama to take desizive action against isis. the president said on thursday he does have a strategy for dealing with the militants. democratic senator diane feinstein said he is too cautious in his approach. john mccain said isis must be defeated not contained. three people were injured in a lightening strike on new york city beach. the strike sent the weekend crowds scattering for safety at orchard beach as storms rolled through yesterday evening. three victims were alert and conscious as they were taken to the hospital. >> facebook is updating it's searching tool for mobile devices. here's tech bytes. >> reporter: facebook wants to make it easier to search for older posts. they are cruising a few feature which would allow cruiser to
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pierre. he was hitting 260 in the blue jays farm series. >> reporter: i'm supposed to be digging for thing to talk about this morning, and i am not, we're bills with a number of thing. but it's not the volume. as we head outside to 422. it's quiet on these highways. a couple of days early on wednesday, they will be closing the ramps that connect 422 eastbound to armond hammer boulevard. this morning we're on a holiday schedule on mass transit. trolley routes 101 and 102 are not running. it's the buses instead because of power problems. >> reporter: matt's looking for everybody on the road. i know where they are, they are
down the shore. we'll is thunderstorms move through. more sunshine this afternoon, it's a tricky forecast down the shore, so you have to be careful. noon, 82, 3:00 p.m., 84. as you head out the door, 9:00 a.m., showers and misty. 77. noon, 73. 3:00 p.m., 85. 6:00 p.m.,ing 87 coming down tbr from a high of 88. we'll have a shower or thunderstorm moving through, but much of the day will be dry. >> in "healthcheck" an experimental drug shows striking advances prolonging the lives of people with heart failure. it reduce the the risk of dieing from carried vascular cause -- cardiovascular causes and risk of heart failure by 20%. >> 6:23 coming up after the break, black friday sized
near washington, d.c. two f-16 fighters went after it and reported that the pilot appeared unconscious. 50 miles over the atlantic, the plane ran out of fuel and went down. the pilot has been identified as ronald hutchinson. sales today could beat black friday. this means blowouts on electronics and clothing and accessories for children and teens. >> 6:27, the made in america festival is over, and crews wasted not overnight getting the cleanup started. find out when you can expect traffic in
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>> a bucks county community comes together to mourning the deaths of three students killed in a weekend crash. >> the show is over for the showboat casino hotel in atlantic city. another casino hotel begins emptying out after a little more than two years in business. >> what goes up must come down, we have efforts to reopen the parkway following the made in america festival. good morning, everyone, september 1, happy labor day. erin o'hern joins us, tam is off. >> and karen rogers is in for david murphy with a look at weather and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: good morning, we are uncomfortable out here, a little bit of misting, too. the storms from yesterday well off the coastline. we have drizzle here and there near belmawr and surf city and spots south and west, as well. as we look at satellite and radar, you can see the system in
motion as the storms move through. the morning hours are going to be cloudy and we'll see sunshine breaking through here and there. we'll see couple of showers or thunderstorms at any point today. much of the day will be dry. 74 degrees in philadelphia. 71 in allentown, 73 in millville. humidity way up there. feeling oppressive today. here's how the look will go through the day, 9:00 a.m., clouds and sunshine, 77. noon, 83 degrees, a shower or thunderstorm around at any point. 3:00 p.m., 85. 6:00 p.m., 87 coming down from a high of 88. we'll have the shore call for anyone enjoying the labor day holiday. we'll break down what it looks like with future tracker 6, as well. matt. >> reporter: say goodbye to summer, good morning to you karen rogers. i hope you had a nice weekend. we have sprinkles coming down this morning as karen said leading to damp conditions which of course leads to slipperiness which of course leads to
accidents. we had one in christiana delaware, that's blocking the ladies and gentlemen from i-95 southbound to highway 1. if you're coming south on i-95 going to work, and you normally exit at highway 1 exit at church manslaughter -- church mans road. we have high water on the white horse pike at flemming pike. we expect delays on 42 as people come back from the beach. this is the scene of the vine street expressway at the benjamin franklin parkway they clean up from the made in america festival that will be scheduled to be blocked until tomorrow morning. ridge avenue is shut down because of the fire at the dry cleerntion. clearance. stay on henry or main street in
manayunk. >> >> we have breaking news, dry clearance went up in flames in roxborough at ridge avenue and schurrs lane. the business is near an auto body shop. the fire damaged three properties in all. significant damage if the area, expect detours as you head to roxborough today. >> police in southwest philadelphia are looking for a gunman in a deadly shooting. shots rang out around 10:30. investigators say a man was shot multiple times and died at the scene. bullets hit a nissan maxima parked nearby. no word if the vehicle belonged to the victim. >> grief counselors will be on hand at a bucks county high school after three teens were killed in the poconos. it happened in wayne county.
ryan lesher, seamus digney and cullen keffer were to start their sophomore year on tuesday. state police are investigating the crash that injured three other teens. word of the accident spread on social media with many in the tight-knit community remembering the young men. >> they were so young i knew all three of them, i played basketball with seamus and ryan. i was shocked. >> students with stop by the school from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. crews wasted no time cleaning up the made in america festival. it will take most of the day to tear down the main stage and other festival infrastructure. last night's strong storms forced the officials to evacuate the concert for about an hour. dann cuellar was there. >> reporter: just before 6:30, heavy storms and lightening
moved in forcing officials to shut down the budwiser made in america festival. >> there was lightning we had to leave right away. >> we were very disappointed, that our tickets said rain or shine and it said we're excavating you have to leave. >> we had to hundred -- run for shelter. >> reporter: about an hour later, most of the heavy storms passed and the show went on. pharell williams had them on their feet even though they were trying to dry out from the day day -- downpours. >> i love it here, it's day two, being around all these young people. >> we want to see the king of leon. >> reporter: with lightning flashing in the distance, officials say this year's made in america festival went on without any major problems
attracting an estimated crowd of roughly 80,000 people. >> today was really good, it was lit despite the rain. i like it i'm having fun. >> reporter: a good night had by all, police say there were minor incidents but nothing out of the ordinary for an event of this size. on the parkway, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> and it was a day of tough goodbyes on the atlantic city boardwalk. the first of three casinos has cashed in its chips. the showboat closed after 27 careers of business. employees snapped pictures with many friends they made on the job. the closures places 2,000 worker also under the ranks of the unemployed. five hundred have found work within the caesars bairmt
network. >> -- entertainment network. >> this is my best years here. today revel casino will begin to wind down operations, doors shut tomorrow, trump plaza closes september 16. >> the coast guard and new jersey state police rescued 6 people from a sinking ship off sea girt monmouth county. the boaters were standing in two feet of water when they were pulled into rescue boats. their disabled vessel was towed to a marina nobody was hurt. >> beach will -- people will ha beach day. >> reporter: it's a tough one, because we'll have storms, so you have to keep an eye on your app on the phone. as we look outside we have
drizzle and you can see a shower to the south and southwest. if you're in cape may you may have a shower around. let's go outside and show you what it looks like right now as sky 6 looks live down the shore it's quiet to start you off as we look live in cape may. there's a shower around near cape may. you need to be careful as you head out. the temperature is 74 degrees, lots of cloud cover. the dewpoint is 71 degrees. it's horribly humid, anytime you get over 60-degree dewpoint it's sticky. we're feeling the humidity. winds out of the southwest at 7. the pressure is 30.01 inches. cat satellite and radar showing lots of clouds in place. we'll see sunshine breaking through the clouds, though. we see that line of storms that moved through yesterday. we had 53-mile an hour wind gusts. that's out of here. well have showers move through today, but scattered not as
widespread. future tracker 6 showing at 1:00 p.m. this model has thunderstorms popping up here or there, the trouble is you can't ignore it. you see the area of red if you're caught in one of these, you get good downpours, even though they are not widespread you have to be caution. by 5:00 p.m. we have a few along the coastline. one in wildwood, one out to the west. that also it for the day. you can see a spotty thunderstorm at any point. you need to be careful otherwise you're sitting with clouds and sunshine. you have to watch for the thunderstorms. noon, 82. 3:00 p.m., 84 degrees. very humid in the city a few storms around 88 degrees for your high. it will play out by 8:00 a.m., lots of clouds and 74. 1:11 a.m., 81 degrees, sunshine arena clouds, 2:00 p.m., 84. and 5:00 p.m., 88 that's the high for today. at any point we'll see a thunderstorm moving through. here's a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. very muggy today, 8 # degrees
for your high. clouds and sunshine, a spotty thunderstorm. tomorrow hot and humid, 94 for your high. you get a chance of a thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon and you'll get flooding downpours. wednesday, less humid, great day for the union to play, lots of sunshine, 88. thursday, 88 warm and dry, the humidity is not too high. friday, more humid, starting to feel sticky. 90 degrees, saturday, 85 degrees, chance off shower, and sunday, 80 degrees. >> 6:40 next we have an update on the international search torched a british boy snatched by his own parents. >> we have the x-ray of a jewelry thief who hid a stolen
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want, basically, right, matt? >> reporter: just go swerving down i-95, no, i'm not recommending that. i recommend you don't use this ramp. they have changed their mind on which ramp is blocked. it's route 7 highway, 1 southbound, to 95 southbound blocked because of an accident. they are saying it should be cleared out shortly. that's the good news. they finished cleaning up the flooding in camden county white horse pike eastbound. they are walking on the fire location in roxborough, the action cam remains on the scene, at award custom clearance not much of it left.
ridge avenue is blocked always the crews remain on the scene. if you have to be out and about in roxborough, stay on henry avenue or main street. we have the closures around the parkway for the made in america festival. they are scheduled to last until tomorrow morning. we have our big labor day parade starting at 11:00 a.m. along columbus boulevard an washington avenue. you'll see restrictions there. we'll see zoo traffic later today, but not right now. >> a critically ill five-year-old boy whose parents took him out of the hospital against doctors advice was found in spain. the boy has a severe brain tumor. his parents removed him from a hospital in south hampton ton. his dad denied allegations of kidnapping his son and defended his action claiming the doctors
didn't want him to take his son out of the country for a different cancer treatment. >> officers in ferguson, missouri have started to wear body cameras as partly of their uniform. two surveillance companies donated 50 cameras to the department. officers wore the cameras saturday during a protest march. in honor of michael brown the shooting sparked violent protests. >> a utility worker in the south became buried alive when the ground collapsed around him. he was in a 12-foot hole digging for a sewer line when it gave away. unperson try tried to dig him oy hand, rescuers could not work fast enough. it took 6 hours to recover his
"good morning america." >> to do that we head to dan harris and the "g.m.a." stood across the to find out what is coming up. hi, dan, happy labor day. >> reporter: hey matt and erin happy to be with you on this labor day. we had lightning flooding and dangerous winds that were calling problem on this labor day weekend. a celebrity photo scandal being addressed. a collection of risque photos being posted on the web overnight. the duke and dutchess of cambridge spotted on a dinner date. we'll have more on the rare sighting of the come out and about. >> we're barbecuing this morning, she is cooking up something delicious for labor day and special performance from
brad paisley coming up on this labor day morning. >> see you in a little bit. >> reporter: our normal monday morning delays nonexist ant. normally we would be heavy in the southbound lanes heading toward the city. not this morning. we have pleasant of room and the travel delays are right on time. 101, 102 trolleys you're shuttle busing because of power robs. problems. we're on a holiday schedule which means a sunday schedule. >> reporter: it's clear in matt's camera shot. we are getting .3 in reading, mount pocono. we're dealing with misting out there, it's humid, 74 degrees in philadelphia. 71 in allentown, 73 in millville. at any point this morning a spotty shower and at any point this afternoon a thunderstorm.
but we're only going to see a few scattered storms. nothing like yesterday, not widespread. clouds and sunshine, 82 degrees for noon, 3:00 p.m., 84 degrees, as you're looking at the day ahead in the city. 88 degrees is the high. 9:00 a.m., 77. noon, 83. 3:00 p.m., 85. 6 p.m., 87 degrees. >> she went from the view to i do, jenny mccarty and donny walhberg tied the knot in chicago yesterday. walhberg has two sons from a perceives marriage and mccarty has a son from her
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closing process today. the hotel shut at 6:00 a.m., the casino shut tomorrow. they filed brumentcy in june -- bankruptcy in june and unable to torched a buyer. >> reporter: as you look outside live you can see the benjamin franklin parkway that is blocked, the closures will be lifted tomorrow morning possibly sooner depending on how the cleanup goes. we have an accident on the ramp from route 7 highway 1, southbound to i-95 southbound. it's. >> reporter: 89:00 a.m., 77 degrees, it's warm and muggy today, noon, 83, 3:00 p.m., 85.
good morning, america, happening now, severe weather threatening to wash out labor day fun. golf ball-size hail pounding cars, and torrential rain forcing drivers off the road. >> it was really loud like just boom, like a bomb blew up. >> several people struckly lightning, 40 million americans in the path of the storm. and hollywood hacked. hundreds of nude photo s jefferson lawrence and others posted online. what they are saying this morning. dramatic rescue, stuck on the boat for a week with no food, water, or way to call for help. how they survived and the first thing they asked f