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is it a >> good morning everyone, 6:00 a.m. monday, september 29. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us we're following several developing stories. >> one person is dead after a nasty crash in south jersey overnight. >> the search is on for a hit-and-run driver who struck a little girl and kept on going. we have the picture of what police say is the striking vehicle. >> police are working to figure
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out what caused the death of a local hospital ceo and his wife. i guess we're getting summer in the fall time. let's go outside to david murphy and matt pellman good morning. >> reporter: we have a fair amount of cloud cover overhead, it's high and thin, but thin enough to allow sun through today. we have far from bright blue skies in store. you see showers to the south anticipate west of us, doesn't look like that will make it here today. 64 degrees in philadelphia. 62 in wilmington. 59 in allentown, 61 in reading. you look at these numbers they are a lot milder than what we've had in many recent morning periods and the winds are light which adds to the comfort level. as you you're heading to the bus, the kids might want a light jacket. 64, and 8:00 p.m., 65 by the time the kids are getting off the bus at school. it will be a warm one this afternoon. 76 degrees by noon.
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80 degrees is the high around 3:00 p.m. that's a day when you remind the kids i'll give you a jacket in the morning but don't leave it in the locker in the afternoon because they won't be thinking once they leave school. >> reporter: i hated that when i left it in the locker had to get it the next day. we start the traffic dance on this monday morning, it's a slow dance on i-95 southbound side in the work zone cottman avenue the drivers are tapping their brakes as they entered the work zone and head toward center city. slower south from allegheny to girard with the speeds in the 40s. no major delays on expressway, city avenue or the boulevard. just in the last couple of minutes we got word of an overturned vehicle crash in bensalem on the northeast philadelphia border, good intersection to avoid at this point. in dresher, montgomery county you want to avoid east wind
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circle near nicole drive we had an overnight house fire and crews are on the scene. no issues on the pennsylvania turnpike, however in stanton, delaware, a pole came down overnight, so the right lane is blocked at stan tron christiana road by delaware park. there was a horrible in williams town gloucester county expect restrictions along john deere road and nelson drive. triple b is going up for a northbound ship you want to go to the turnpike connector bridge as a much better bet. >> let's go back to the accident in south jersey our developing story here. one person is dead after this accident which took place overnight. the action cam was on the scene near nelson drive in williams town gloucester county. witnesses say three vehicles were involved and they were all speeding. one car lost control and ended
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up in the woods and the other two kept on going, police have not released a subscription of the vehicles they are looking for. philadelphia police are searching for the person who ran down a little girl on a city street and drove off. a person who witnessed last night's accident took this picture of the suspected vehicle as it drove away from the scene, 42nd and penns grove avenue. it is out landing w license plate jky7458. sources close to the investigation say it's registered to someone in delaware county. witnesses say the car hit the little girl and dragged her several feet. the girl's grandfather is pleading for the person to come forward. >> turn yourself in, whoever it is driving that vehicle take responsibilities for your actions what you did. >> the child is in guarded
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condition in the intensive care unit in children's hospital with with a fracture skull and broken ankle. >> police are trying to figure out how the ceo of a major hospital died. officials were called to the home for a reported fire in the bedroom. john sheridan was pronounced at the scene, his wife was taken to the hospital where she died a short time later. we'll have new reaction from chris christie in the next half-hour on "action news." all new this morning, fire destroyed this home in dresher, montgomery county overnight. the action cam on the scene the 700 block of east wind circle. it took crews about an hour to beat back the flames. everybody made it out alive.
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>> we have new video from the scene of a robbery that took place a little over an hour ago in the east oak lane section of philadelphia. some guy was walking down the street along second street near 66th avenue. two men approached announced a robbery and shot him. the victim who was 20 years old was shot in the back, investigators are trying to to see if there are any surveillance cameras at the scene as doctors try to save the robbery victim's life. >> 6:06. a car bombing and gun battle were reported as afghanistan swore in its new president who replaced karzai. he was chosen in the first democratic transfer of power. his chief executive is his opponent in the election. the pick is an attempt to easily ethnic tensions in afghanistan.
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>> new feature in a hot new sports car may be illegal. we have news on a. i. g. and her market watch report filling in at the nasdaq. >> reporter: well the trial over the bailout of aig starts today. maurice greenburg said it broke the law. the rescue cost the u.s. $182 billion. in other news, gm is warning buyers and owners of the corvett about one of the car's hitech feature. it allows owners to secretly record video and audio in the car when they were not in the vehicle. the company marketed it as a nanny cam for the car, but they later discovered making secret recordings is illegal in many
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states. they are working on a software update to eliminate the problem. a strong report on second quarter government dp. futures are pointing to a lower open. today is national coffee day. dunkin' donuts is give away coffee to celebrate. and mcdonald's have been giving away free coffee for the last two weeks. today is the last day for that promotion. if monday morning was not enough of a reason to get a cup of coffee. here's more incentive. >> some people need an ice bath. >> reporter: cold water, not me. storm tracker 6 live double scan what have we got? no rain. we have high clouds overhead, but not high enough to obscure our center city skyscrapers.
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take look at the numbers across the region. 64 degrees in philadelphia. 59 in allentown, i'm going to go ahead and bring in the always on left hand portion of the screen for those in hd. it's not that bad out there, we're turning it around again and getting really warm. we have high clouds in place, you can see the sprinkles in western maryland and virginia. most of the stuff doesn't make it here until tomorrow afternoon and it doesn't look widespread. don't worry about the rain. in allentown, we have high clouds and sun mixing in. 08 degrees despite the schowd cover and -- cloud cover. pretty comfortable this afternoon. in philadelphia, high of 80. pretty much a feel of what we
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had over the weekend which wasn't too shabby for this time of the year. sun and clouds, warm. this afternoon warm all the way, 78 degrees by 2:00 p.m. high of 80 around 3:00 p.m. if you have in kids who are heading out to school and you've got toddlers maybe not a bad morning to held to the playground. 10:00 a.m. temperature, 70 degrees, not much wind, sun and clouds, after lunch make the pbj and head to the playground. not a bad day to do something with the kids. tomorrow it's going to be warm with a cold front coming in from the west. as the front gets closer there's a chance of a pop-up shower between 1:00 and dinnertime. early evening you might see this. you can see how the model will be in the northern and western suburbs that's probably the best chance of a shower north and west tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather
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seven-day forecast sun and clouds today, 80. tomorrow, 79 similar temperature-wise, sun in the morning and giving way to unceasing clouds and the afternoon shower possibility exists. wednesday could be damp with spotty showers across the region here and there, high of 73. not a washout, but damp. thursday, partly sunny, high of 74 getting back to nicer weather just in time for the next union match at ppl park in the evening. friday, sun to clouds, late day or nighttime shower or thunderstorm. and i could see some of the rain spilling into saturday morning, the rest of the weekend looks cool and dry. >> up next, more stories you didn't see last night. including a potential break in the search for a missing realtor in the south. she had vanished on the job. >> it all came down to the final drive see the nail biting finish for the birds. >> reporter: thing are starting to get busy in chester county by the 30 bypass, here come the headlights heading toward exton.
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coming up we'll check the schuylkill expressway where they are closing one of the ramp tonight. find out which one after the break. >> consumer reports tries to bend the iphone. the results are next in tech bytes.
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>> welcome back it is 6:14 on this monday morning, you're taking a live look through sky6 live hd in atlantic city, we
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find the sun is getting later and later as the sun rises, feels like summer with temperatures getting up to 80 today. >> so, be matt this a normal backup or is this bad? >> reporter: it's normal. everything is going to be all right. it's the normal backup coming off the vine heading toward 30th street station. on the schuylkill expressway we're looking good at this hour. i meant to warn you about this, starting at 10:00 they are going to block some of the ramps one from the schuylkill expressway westbound to the vine eastbound. you'll not be able to get on the eastbound side of the vine schuylkill expressway westbound. you will have to go to girard avenue and flip to get on the eastbound vine from the eastbound side of the schuylkill expressway. we have overnight restrictions on the westbound schuylkill expressway by spring garden blocking two lanes during the
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overnight hours and that could give you problems. problems in bensalem with an overturned vehicle crash old bridge road at high road. a new crash in willow grove at easton road and more lynn road. we have a fire in dresher east wind circle and nicole drive. water main installation gets underway in schuylkill county between kleyona avenue and white horse road. so far not so bad on 422. new this morning, as volunteers plan to resume their search for a missing realtor, police in arkansas have issued an arrest warrant for this man, aaron lewis. he was in custody after a traffic accident. is they snapped these pictures
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of his bloody face and took him to the hospital where he ran off. beverly carter disappeared thursday evening after meeting a potential client. >> facebook is sharing information with friends you never requested. >> in today's tech bytes, facebook puts it's data to use they are rolling out a new ad platform. it makes available to marketers it's vast amount of information it has for 1.3 billion users for ads on other sites. when it comes to bending, the iphone is worse than others. it held up to 90 pounds of pressure. apple said it received 9 complaints about bending. at&t is doubling its monthly data it's available for new and existing customers who sign up through the end of october. it plans to provide 15 big bites
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or more. -- gig bites or more. >> some predicted that the eagles game with the 49er would be a high-powered shootout. the one good drive of the day ended up 0en the 2-yard line. they could not get it across the goal line and lost 26 can have 21. 6:18 now, more protests, tensions increase in the town of ferguson as police look for a man who shot a patrol officer. >> a maker of [ julie ] the wrinkle cream graveyard.
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recommend iud which is linked to a 91% of success rate. teens often forget to tick their pill it is -- to take their pill. >> reporter: we'll have paving on the inner drive southbound between south hampton ton road and rising sun avenue. they will close it starting at 7:00 p.m. this is no longer closed. the white horse road bridge reopened in the middle of last week, construction has wrapped up to fix the bridge. the patco train, new jersey transit train and septa regional rails and dart buses on time this morning. >> reporter: temperatures across the region are ranging from the upper 50s to mid 60s. fairly mild, but cool enough for a light jacket for some of your
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kids. this afternoon it's t-shirts all over again as we have a repeat of the weekend weather. 67 by 9:00. 76 degrees by noon. the high this afternoon will be 80 at 3:00 p.m. we'll have sun mixing with high clouds, still holding the mid 70s by 6:00 p.m. the winds today very, very light. heading to the airport no big delays on the airport board just yet. out in chicago they are having computer problems relate to do the a fire near the airport. if you're heading to chicago not a bad idea to check and see if the through it is on time. >> more protests in ferguson, missouri lasted into the early morning hours. a manhunt was underway for the man who shot a ferguson police officer in the arm saturday night. the officer is expected to survive. investigators do not believe the shooting was related to the on going protests over the death of unarmed teenager michael brown. happening today, former
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local sportcaster, don tollefson is expected to enter a guilty plea in coulter in doylestown, bucks county. else charge with stealing $250,000 that was supposed to to go to charitable organizations. prosecutors in montgomery will continue their case tomorrow against the man in a botched kidnapping that ended in a double murder, raghu yandamuri. a diagnosis for children who have become sick out west. >> a chain reaction wreck leaves a mangled
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>> the cdc is investigating if a rapidly spreading respiratory illness is the cause of paralysis in colorado. four of the nine children experiencing muscular weakness tested pose continue for the entrovirus 68. they reported losing feeling in their limbs. entrovirus 68 has been diagnosed in 21 states. in "healthcheck" some people may have to wait longer to get a flu shot this year. easton hospital, for example is
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still waiting for 13,000 of the 14,000 doses they were promised. easton hospital is not anticipating a shortage, just a delay. other hospitals in the lehigh valley reported flu shipment delays, as well. >> meteorologist, david murphy has the workweek forecast next. >> police catch a break in the search for a hit-and-run driver who injured a little girl. search for a hit-and-run driver who injured a little girl. get a look at this photo [ maniacal laughter ] pumpkin's back! pumpkin is back at dunkin' donuts. enjoy all your pumpkin-y favorites like the new pumpkin creme brulee latte.
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chris christie. >> san francisco deals the eagles the first loss of season. good morning, everyone, 6:30, tam and karen are off, erin o'hern is with us along with matt pellman and david murphy because he felt like it. >> reporter: out here on the terrace it feels comfortable. temperatures in the 60s, as i glance toward the east, there are high, thin clouds around, but as you glance to the east you get a look at the clouds with pink hues as the sun comes up over the horizon. it's fairly cloudy, but these are high and thin. the showers won't make it here today. 64 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia. millville, 57. allentown, 59, but with light wind this isn't bad, maybe a light jacket for the kids when they step outside. 69 degrees by 9:00. noon, 76. 80 degrees is the high as we
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extend the warm week weather field. we start to cool down in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, matt pellman i'll have the details coming up now. >> reporter: david you have fonld -- fond recollection of april, 2011. two-plus years ago they started the widening project today. this is our first day, weekday morning commute with 3 lanes in each direction in the malvern area. the problem is they are working on that chunk of 202 between the 30 bypass and 401. it's two lanes each way there. that will be a choke point and that work will continue for a little while longer. for malvern, three lanes and that's good news. in dresher there was a house fire near eastwind circle and nicole drive.
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watch out for a truck accident easton and moreland road. a vehicle overturned east of state street. we're watching a house fire in kensingtons ton along helen street near somerset. things are slowing on the schuylkill expressway, as well. westbound by belmont 28 miles per hour. in stanton, delaware the downed pole we were dealing with by delaware park near stanton, christiana road is gone, everything is reopened there. >> we have another crash developing on "action news," it was a chain-reaction crash that injured two people in the juniata park neighborhood. a car plowed into an suv on east erie avenue and m street. the suv plowed into a third car. the third vehicle banged into
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the back of a parked car. a 19-year-old man and 22-year-old man was taken to the hospital. one of the drivers involved is being tested for dui. an armed robber held up the holiday inn near citizens bank park on packer avenue in south philadelphia. the robber who burst in at 3:30 a.m. had his fails covered and stole -- face covered and stole the cash register. no injuries were were reported. two armed robbers with an ak-47 held up an 7-eleven in overbrook section before 1:00 a.m. police are working on the description of the robber's getaway vehicle. >> 6:33. police say they have a picture of a vehicle that hit a 7-year-old girl and sped off him the snapshot captured the license plate as the vehicle fled the scene at 47th and
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pens grove. the number jky7458. the scuff hit the girl and dragged her for several feet. the young girl is in guarded condition. sources close to the investigation sail the suv is registered to someone in landsdown, delaware county. >> we're at the big board with the on going investigation into the deaths of a prominent ceo exz wife. crews -- and his wife. crews found the body of john her don and his wife joys in their home yesterday. officials made a deadly discovery while responding to the fire in montgomery county, somerset county. authorities are awaiting autopsy results before confirming the exact cause of death. prior to joining christiane
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amanpour he worked in the healthcare industry. chris christie said -- the chairman for cooper's board of trustees chaired his condolences saying. now the investigation into the sheridan deaths is in its early stages, we hope to learn more especially with the autopsy later this week. >> with the u.s. military fully involved in the air over iraq and syria, we're hearing new revelations from president obama on what he did not know about isis. isis prompted this question to president obama on the cbs news program, 60 minutes. >> reporter: how did they end up where they are in control of so much territory was that a complete surprise to you? >> well, i think our head of
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the intelligence community jim clapper has acknowledged i think they underestimated what had been taking place in syria. >> he didn't say that -- >> reporter: he didn't say, just say we underestimated isil he said we controversy estimate the the will of our allies, the iraqi army to fight. >> that's true, that's absolutely true. >> the president described isis as a cancer, and john boehner agreed and added the u.s. might have to send troops on the ground to get rid of cancer. "good morning america" will have more on isis coming up next after "action news." >> the eagles high-powered offense vanished outwest. despite turnovers and banged up offensive line they failed to win it. the eagles defense and special
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teams kept them in the game. san francisco defense held on 26-216789. >> so many plays we could have made and we didn't. >> we got whopped up front. we're not good up front, we have a lot of guys banged up, that's not an excuse that's the reality of it. jason peters was the only person playing in the position he started out. >> the eagles play the rams at the linc. the birds tied with dallas at the top of the nfc east. >> we can enjoy summer for a little bit longer. >> reporter: a couple of more days and then it gets more seasonable. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're dry this morning, there's a bit of green every now and then, but that is ground clutter, but that's stuff that's well above the surface and evaporating before it hits the grounds. we have a fair amount of cloud cover across the region. but it's high and thin and we expect sunshine to be able to
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build through the clouds at times today. the temperature, 63 degrees, it's mild. the winds are light, which adds to the comfortable feel. maybe a light jacket for the kids out the door, but it's not that bad. i brought in the always on seven day for those of you watching in hd. out at the west we have sprinkles and showers, but they are falling apart before they get heard today. if you like the weekend you'll like this afternoon. 63 degrees by 8:00. 11:00, 73. 2:00 p.m., 78 high of 80 around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. sweating out there as you're taking your afternoon walk certainly. 80 degrees if allentown. warm temperatures from lancaster through the lehigh valley down into the i-95 corridor and down into millville and to himself -- toms river. down the shore, upper 70s on the boardwalk in cape may, sea isle and will atlantic city.
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still warm tomorrow, sun and clouds, there could showers around particularly in the afternoon, future tracker 6 showing you sun in the morning gives way to cloud cover as the day goes on. by 2:00. the model is starting to pop up showers in our northern and western areas. by 6:00. more of the same. looks like the best chance of a shower is in the northern and western portion of the region. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast warm again today, high of 80. sun and clouds. tomorrow 79, sun giving way to clouds and the chance of an afternoon shower especially in our northern and western suburbs. wednesday looks cloudy and damp, 73 the high, not as warm. there's the chance of a spotty shower just about anywhere as we move through the day on wednesday. thursday, that system is gone, partly sunny, nice, 74. decent weather for the union at ppl park they have an odd thursday night game. friday, high of 75.
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we have a shower or thunderstorm late in the day friday night. i could see the rain spilling into saturday morning, but the rest of the weekends looks dry and cool. >> 6:40 more brand new stories are up next, including the surprising social media post by the mother of the accused murderer in oklahoma. >> we have a monster truck tragedy under investigation over seas. >> reporter: busy monday morning at the bridges. we're scheduled for another tacony-palmyra bridge in the next ten minutes, in fact there comes the ship heading northbound. you want to head to the betsy ross bridge instead. >> hometown hollywood funny man makes a guest appearance on "dancing with the stars." we'll make you wait to find out who it is so you'll continue to watch.
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>> 6:43, good morning, everyone, we have a pretty picture here, sky6 live hd located in center city. looking across the delaware river into camden, new jersey where the sun is rising and glimmering off the clouds. >> that's a pretty shot. matt pellman is standing by in for karen rogers looking at the roads. >> reporter: to the beautiful lights in the skies to the beautiful brake lights. we're hitting them now, what would a monday morning be without this delay. eastbound is heavy from 29 to trooper into route 23.
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speaking of trooper road they are painting this bridge along trooper road along 422 over the next few weeks you'll see restrictions along 422 starting rat 7:00 p.m. as they do the painting. a good spot to avoid during the evening hours. we're heading to another construction project along street road in bucks county. it's reassure -- resurfacing. 9 to 3:00 p.m. during that time bristol road up top or byberry road would be better bets. bensalem we have an overturned vehicle accident at old bridge road at high road to the east of state road. our crash in willow grove along easton road has cleared. we have a house fire in dresher at eastwind circle.
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we have another opening at the tacony-palmyra head to the betsy ross bridge instead. i-95 busy by now, southbound from academy to cottman and again past bridge to girard. on the schuylkill expressway 11-mile an hour westbound by belmont. watch out for that awful overnight crash in williams crash in gloucester county, tuckahoe road or bluebell would be better bets. >> now, a child is among the three people killed when a monster truck crashed into a crowd in the necessitier -- netherlands. you can see the driver fortunate truck losing control and plowing into a group of onlookers. there are a dozen injuries in addition to the three deaths. police are questioning the driver. a show organizer things the gas pedal got stuck. >> police in oklahoma plan to
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charge a co-worker in the beheading of a co-worker. a company official shot and wounded him. a woman claiming to be nolan's mother posted this video online. >> i know what he is saying that he done, i'm going to tell you this, that's not my son. >> police say nolan had a facebook profile under a different name that appeared to support islamic radicals. >> eric frein is still on the loose, police shifted their hunt
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but have not said why. he is wanted for killing a state trooper this month. >> concerns about a rapidly spreading respiratory virus in children. some children are reporting paralysis. "good morning america" has important information on parents. >> reporter: we have jackets on the kids, up close to the mid 60s, suburbs in the upper 50s. this afternoon, definitely the change to ts on the way.
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>> time for a preview of dporng. >> amy -- "good morning america." >> amy robach starting off the week with news and other stuff. what have you got coming up, amy? >> reporter: come up next we're talking about weather, strong storms and floods wreaking havoc across the florida and the southeast. and a new storm system with damaging hail in the rockies and plains. there are new concerns about the nationwide entrovirus 68 outbreak. health officials are investigating whether the fast-moving respiratory disease is linked to paralysis in children. a break in the case of the arkansas real estate agent who
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disappeared after meeting a prospective home buyer. a massive manhunt is underway. and then mr. and mrs. george clooey -- george clooney. we'll have all the new details about how they tied the knot and we have melissa ethridge reporting live. >> too bad the clooneys are not good looking. >> amy they are a lovely couple. >> reporter: the traffic was looking good, it's not looking as good. the person approximate pushes the button to raise this bridge is earning his keep this morning. there's another bridge opening at the tacony-palmyra you can see the ship northbound toward the burlington bristol. head to the betsy ross bridge instead of the tacony-palmyra. the ben franklin bridge delay just starting to form heading into center city. we have delays 42 northbound side from coles road to 55.
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sluggish heading to 295. david. >> reporter: all right, matt, it's cool out there, but these numbers are not that bad in october we're looking at numbers close to 60 in pottstown, 62 in center city and 57 in saint davids. not much wind out there. over in new jersey, 57 in agenda beach and hammonton. 65 in in in avalon. if you're heading outside to run errands. 67 by 9:00. 76 by noon. 3:00 p.m., pretty much repeating the sorts of high temperatures we had over the weekend. 80 today light wind and sun and high cloud cover erin. thanks, david. tonight on 6abc it's "dancing with the stars" the show is getting philly flavor. kevin hart will serve as the guest judge. tune in to see the actor and
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comedian give his two cents. we'll be right back.
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city yesterday. a witness snapped the photo after the vehicle struck a 7-year-old girl and drove off. a 20-year-old man is in critical condition after getting shot in the back during an early morning robbery.on after getting police are looking for the surveillance cameras in the east oak lane section of the city. autopsy will be conducted on john sheridan, and his wife joyce who were found dead in the bedroom of their home where there was a fire. >> reporter: it's busy on i-95. there's a southbound delay from a academy to cost -- cottman and bridge into girard and delco slowing along highland avenue. >> reporter: we have cloud cover out there, we're looking at high clouds obscuring the sun, every now and then the sun breaks through. but, man, is it going to be mild again. 80 degrees that's the high,
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good morning, america. breaking right now, flash flood warning. torrential rain from coast the to coast. submerging drivers in an intant. wild weather takes out bridges, tears the roof off this airport. millions more in the path of severe weather right now. developing now. a new alert right now. the mystery illness leaving children paralyzed. is it connected to the enterovirus sweeping across the country? this does not look good to me. >> look at this. the monster hit that left the college quarterback dazed and confused. >> it's appalling he was left in on that play. >> the calls this morning for that big-time coach to be fired. ♪ i'm walking on