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>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., monday, march 9. we're following several developing stories. >> a close call for a camden family rescuers pulled them out of the rubble of a collapsed house we're live on the scene. dramatic video of a crash when a driver goes the wrong way on route 1. >> accuweather is preparing us for the great snow melt, even as temperatures warm up, future tracker 6 is watching out for freezing rain. >> you know, david the back yard has that sloppy slush and matt pellman is in for karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: on my front yard i'm starting to see the grass show through. that's what happens in march.
it doesn't take long for the snow to melt. we have precipitation on and off for the northern suburbs some of it is coming down occasionally. we could have a freeze up, so be careful. there's a winter weather add view advisory until 9:00 a.m. because of the light spotty freezing rain. i would add there's been melting overnight. i would use caution during the morning commute not only because of the spotty freezing rain, but the refreeze on side streets and sidewalks. we have another morning where the refreezing is an issue. temperatures get milder. even if we have leftover sprinkles after 9:00 a.m. it should not be a problem with icing. cloud cover we'll see the cloud cover break away and transition to a nice brightly sunny afternoon. 32 in wilmington. below freezing in allentown and close to it in reading.
40 in millville where it's not an issue with the icy sidewalks mainly up to the north where we have our problems. as you can see no problems at all this afternoon. we translate to partly sunny skies, 48 by noon, 53 by 3:00 p.m. and holding on to the upper 40s by 6:00 p.m. what about the roads later on, i'm concerned some people are doing slip sliding on the secondary routes where we had the melting yesterday david and the refreeze overnight. take it easy as you head out this morning. in fact you could see slick spots on the river drive like the mlk drive. on the schuylkill expressway thinks are dry by girard avenue no major issues coming in toward center city. in the burbs let's talk about a couple of issues there's a broken down vehicle at ending croft road and byberry. there's a crash 611 old york road. we have a downed pole at
cheltenham avenue and new second street. lower gwynedd william penn inn and the friends school sumneytown pike at dekalb pike. northeast extension east/west turnpike everything reopened. we're looking at a disabled vehicle blocking hainsport mount laurel road close to the hillside elementary school. if you're heading that way, you could have problems. stick to union hill road or elbow lane. no overnight construction on the new jersey turnpike or 295. it's camera time in belmawr camden county, this is the 42 freeway creek road. headlights coming north away from 55 heading to 295. no overnight construction here, either. the roads are dry. it's the secondary routes you could see thawing with the snow
pack we have and the refreeze overnight. for the northbound drivers heading toward the walt whitman bridge. no problems on any of the bridges no speed restrictions and things look good on mass transit. >> developing this morning an action viewer sent us a video of a cargoing the wrong way on u.s. route 1 in langhorne, bucks county. that video should be coming up shortly. the car sideswiped several vehicles and slammed into another vehicle. seven people were injured. firefighters had to rescue some of them from the wreckage including the wrong-way driver. >> the only thing we know is that the driver that caused the accident was driving the wrong way in the northbound lanes that's all we know right now. we suspect there may be impairment involved, but we don't know. >> the driver was tested for dui at saint mary medical center. that video we'll show you later on "action news." the rest of the of the people injured were treated at saint
mary overnight. when you see breaking news, join the action, e-mail your photos and videos to join the action at 6abc.com or use the #6abc action on social media. >> 5:05. two people were shot after gunfire erupted in the germantown overnight. police say they were shot in the car on extenten avenue. both victims were hit multiple times. the driver drove them to the hospital. the suspects took off from the scene with a dodge with a clip board hanging from the window. authorities are checking security cameras. a victimle will be held -- vigil will be held today for slain police officer robert wilson. wilson's brothers and sisters in blue were the guests of honor at
saint martins. >> looking at the week ahead. the fate of the woman known as the black madam. the jury will continue the murder trial of paige winslow. the national football league free agency began tomorrow, but some players are making major moves. chip kelly didn't waste anytime filling in the holes we'll brake it down in the newscast. on wednesday pennsylvania supreme court justices will hold a hearing involving kathleen kane whether she leaked grand jury information to embarrass a political rival. a grand jury recommended that she be charged criminally. the justice it is will decide
the legality of the federal prosecutor involved in the case. this story is developing right now. this morning a camden home is cracked open like a doll house. parts of it crashed down to want streets with the family, including a toddler inside. "action news" reporter, annie mccormick is live in camden with the developing details. good morning annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam imagine getting ready for bed when a family with a 2-year-old was in inside they heard a crack and the front of their home collapses. the police are out here tonight. it happened after 11:00 p.m. on sunday in the 400 block of lime street. family members tell us, you can take a look at the video shortly after this happened. family members tell us last week there was a block aid, that was
put around the home and notice put on it for the family to leave the home in a week, but they said they were still allowed to be in here at this time. the concerns they initially had that a building that was next-door that was lost in a fire a decade ago had been torn down ever since that happened there was concerns about the structure of their home. they had been working with the city, but they had no idea that something like this could happen. a sister in law of the family members inside spoke to us this morning. >> they want to the city to ask for help, to no avail. they put a blockade around the house orange sticker organ the door friday and this today sunday. >> reporter: and back out here live, you can see that police remain out here and some of the blockades are here. you can see the home. you can see some of their
belongings there on the second floor. now the front door did stay intact. there's also some damage to the rear of the building. now, family members are getting help from the red cross. they are concerned about moving forward. they say they are looking for two of their cats that were in the home. for now reporting live in camden, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> glad all the people got out safely. thank you, annie. >> let's turn to david murphy with the freezing rain we're tracking. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry off to to the north we have precipitation coming in. it's not a lot of precipitation but temperatures are cold enough for it to freezing up. in addition we have snow melt from yesterday that's freezing up. after 9:00 a.m. it should not be a problem because temperatures will get mild. as we look outside, we have
cloudy skies over the ben franklin bridge. looks like everything is fine on i-95 and temperatures across region are cool, but not as bad as they were for much of last week. in philadelphia, officially we're above freezing at 35 degrees. i will remind you, though, that's the airport official temperature. there can cooler areas around the city on both sides of the river that can support the ice. 32 in wilmington. 29 in allentown. milder the farther south you go through south jersey and delaware. satellite shows you a lot of cloud cover around this morning as well as precipitation to the west. the precip is winding down after 9:00 a.m. there's no longer an issue with freezing. out to pittsburgh and ohio we're seeing clearing and we will transition to partly sunny skies. allentown, seasonal, 47 degrees. down the shore we'll get up to 56 degrees, a nice afternoon for this time of year.
in philadelphia we'll go 53 which is a few degrees better than yesterday and yesterday afternoon felt nice. windy won't be as blustery only out of the southwest at 6 to 1 miles per hour. we'll be at 36 by 8:00 a.m. 11:00, 46. and 51 by 2:00 p.m. we do get up to 53 by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow we have cloud cover in the morning building. during the afternoon sprinkles giving way to steadier rain tomorrow night. looks like this is probably with us until early wednesday morning and then it clears out. the seven day, 53 is the lie transitioning to partly sunny skies, it will be nice. tomorrow, high of 50, afternoon and evening rain. wednesday, the rain tapers off in the morning. in the morning we get sunshine returning a high all the way up to 58 degrees, center city might hit 60 on wednesday isn't that
nice? 444 on friday, saturday the 49 and sunday looks dry. >> dog show murder mystery a prize-winning show dog has died in the middle of fears that the animal may have been poisoned to death. >> reporter: chadds ford route 1 baltimore pike by hanks place you have to watch out for the slick spots. you have as you head out this morning. we have a new crash in chester county. we have the details over the break. our morning buzz segment is buzzing itself. that is later.
>> hi, everyone, close up shot at philadelphia international airport. monday morning 40 degrees in city avenue. look out for freezing rain in the western suburbs and then a nice, high temperature. 50 degrees later today. >> we'll be getting there but first up you have to get through the commute. matt pellman saying be careful about the black shiny spots on the roads. >> reporter: there are definitely some of them out there this morning i saw some on my sidewalk and almost wiped out and under your wheels you'll go slip sliding. we have slick spots one in fort washington northbound side of the turnpike. the good news it's confined to the shoulder.
some of the melting snow from yesterday creeps into the lanes you could hit a slippery patch coming away from the pennsylvania turnpike. we had a wreck with at plymouth road, they cleared it out. while we're in this neck of the woods. they will be closing plymouth road in the same area, between green view court and park drive 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the next month. another work zone in schuylkill township chester county. route 23 valley 0 forge road west of the park will shut down, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. through march 20th. a little more than a week. pickerring lane. a new crash 926 close to the elementary school if you're heading there that crash could give you issues. let's do some reports brought do you by the waze app. the potholes are getting worse
out there. many of them are deep. especially with the melting snow and the rain we've been having it's difficult to see them. this is in franconia along harleysville pike. >> i'm trying to hold on to my hub caps. murder at the dog show, british police are saying this is for real they want to know who poisoned jagger an irish setter. jagger's vet found beef cubes with two types of poison in the dog's stomach. a michigan woman was kicked out of her gym after complaining about a transgendered woman in the locker room. she complained to the front desk and the corporate headquarters. she lost her membership's for violating the company's no judgment concern policy. her concern is to warn others at
the gym who may not be aware of the policy. reports surface that the birds will sign frank gore of the 49ers. the team is looking for the running back to be a cheaper yet efficient lesean mccoy off to buffalo. the eagles agreed to sign brian maxwell, wide receiver jeremy maclin is going to kansas city. and mark is an which he is is coming back, our heads are spinning. >> what's going to happen a lot of people talking about him. 5:18. on the rise with no signs of slowing. high gas prices are making a return. >> health warnings about the dangers. hearing loss in youngsters.
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sleep over the weekend? >> yes. >> reporter: hopefully everybody can have coffee before they hit the road. we're not looking about at 202 king of prussia by the mall. we had reports of icy patches near the william penn inn. we have a crash that's closing hainsport road an overturned vehicle there. >> reporter: we're dressing the kids warmly we have temperatures in the 30s with spotty freezing rain around. this afternoon milder, they can go lighter organ the gear. if you're rolling to the bus stop for the el station, 41 by 9:00 a.m. 48 by noon. 53 that's the high. 47 by 6:00 p.m. no major delays on the frequently traveled destinations and no signs of precipitation. where you night run into a delay is down in dallas, houston and
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forecast from david murphy and we have matt pellman in for karen rogers, good morning. >> reporter: all right, tam and matt first things first. let's look at the radar image we have light precipitation crossing through especially near philadelphia and up to the north. we could have freezing action up until 9:00 a.m. not a big problem but if you see wet roads they are probably icy, you want to slow it down. same things goes for sidewalks too. winter weather advisory up until 9:00 a.m. maybe the last one of the season maybe. this is only because of the light, spotty freezing rain. in addition to that we had did have melting overnight and there could be a freezeup on sidewalks and side streets because of that. use caution. spotty freezing rain and melting snow causing icy patches. matt pellman will be pushing that idea, as well in