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t's find out about that 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 traffic.
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we have precipitation in western pennsylvania that might pop through in the next couple of hours. anything that falls after 9:00 a.m. is rain and no longer a freeze up. some areas closer to the city closer to the freezing mark in wilmington. 29 in allentown, 40 in millville. as we roll through the day milder kids, 35 degrees on your storm tracker 6 live app right now and probably still 36 by 8:00 a.m. but on the way home from school, how about a high of 53 degrees this afternoon. that's a few degrees better than yesterday. okay matt, this has to be the last time this year. let's get the icy story. >> reporter: i'm saying my prayers. let's this be the last time. yes, there are slick patches. if you look live in bucks county i-95 i think the road is damp. watch out for slipperiness. but the traffic on i-95 heading northbound toward the scutter falls bridge in mercer county is moving okay at this point. no delays in either direct.
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our overnight crash root 1 the wrong-way driver accident is cleared out. we have a disabled vehicle in lower moreland that has cleared. in jenkintown close to the highway theater watch out for a crash at greenwood avenue and old york road. sounds like the downed pole in cheltenham has been taken care of. in chester county watch out for a wreck along 926 street road. by the hillside elementary school in mount laurel there's an overturned vehicle blocking hainsport and mount laurel road. stick with union mill road or elbow line. no issues on the new jersey turnpike or 295. >> thanks, matt. here's a story developing this morning, a fire tore through a house in cumberland county, new
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jersey. this photo you'll see a little later, well, the video here shows flames, here it is, the photo shows flames shooting up through the roof of the home on the 600 block of east mull berry street in millville. no reports of injuries and no, no word on how the fire started. a close call for a camden family who was inside the home when it collapsed. annie mccormick is live on the scene along lime street with more on this. >> reporter: yeah, matt, four family members were inside including a 2-year-old. they were getting ready for bed when they heard a cracker. that crack was a partial collapse. take a look behind me. it was the front of their home that did partially collapse. if you look on the second floor you can see some of the family's belonging also exposed. you can see the front door is still in tact. this is in the 400 block of lime
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street in camden, new jersey. the family said they have had problems with the home about a week ago barricades were put around the home. they had issues and concerns over the structure of the home after a building next-door was demolished following a fire that happened at least a decade ago. they have been been working with the city. they have been told that the home was being condemned. they had to go out out of there in about a week. one of the family members who was not inside but came to the scene to make sure her family was okay, spoke to us this morning. >> it's a sad situation, i don't know we need the city's support. we need the whole city to ban together this is a good family from the city, we need the help now. >> reporter: family members concerned for what is next for the family of four. they did get help to get out of
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the buildings. when firefighters arrived they did help them out. they are getting help right now from the red cross. we're told there were several pets inside, they are looking for two cats. reporting live in camden, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> annie thank you to that. a vigil is planned for this evening, to honor the philadelphia police officer killed in the line of duty. officer robert wilson iii followed with the group one day at a time. it's a drug addiction recovery program. they are hosting a vigil at hope plaza. the vigil comes one day after a church service in wilson's honor. though wilson did not belong to the church leaders if he would compelled to honor his bravery. >> it's only right we would remember our community and neighborhood a person who passed so many times and protected our streets. lift up his soul and his family and his sons, especially. >> in fact today wilson's elder
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son will mark his birthday. a collection during the church service will go to both parents. the worst fears for cayman naib's family has been realized. a k-9 located his body next to a creek. an autopsy is scheduled for today. students are remembering the fun loving family, he vanished on wednesday upset about his school work. yet another eagle has left the nest during the off season. jeremy maclin will reunite with andy reid and sign with the chiefs. he set career high for 85 catches for 1,318 yards. he was eagles the top receiver after the team lost lesean mccoy. coach reid drafted him out of
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missouri in 2009. there are several moves on offense and defense we'll tell you about them in the next half-hour. >> you're telling us about warming trend. >> reporter: nice numbers coming up in the. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we have precipitation north of philadelphia. it's creeping toward the city. while it's highlighted in green you do see blue, there's concern that as spotty as it is it's hitting the surface and is freezing up briefly. if you see roads that are on the wet side slow it down in case they are freezing. same thing goes in case you get a spritz on your windshield. as we look outside we have cloudy skies to start out. there's the ben franklin bridge and beneath it we're good to go on i-95. temperatures are 35 degrees, don't be fooled there are neighbors close to the city and areas within the city boundaries
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where temperatures are cooler. you have icy patches on sidewalks and side streets. winds are calm. barometer is steady. satellite and radar there's precipitation to the west. this might try and scoot threw on and off over the next couple of hours. we are expecting morning clouds to give way to partly sunny skies, but again icy issues this morning not only do we have freezing rain, but melting snow yesterday with the temperatures getting up to 50 degrees across the region and now we've had a refreeze with icy patches on streets and walks. be careful of that on the way to school kids or you're walking to the bus stop and that's the way you get to work. 36 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 46 by 11 and 51 by 2:00 p.m. 53 is the high today at 3:00 p.m., a little bit better than yesterday. high temperatures across the region. 47 in allentown, 48 in reading
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53 in wilmington. atlantic city may go to 56 degrees, nice and seasonable out there. tomorrow we have perhaps a little bit of early sun but looks like the clouds take over quickly. this is the lunch time view. future tracker shows you on and off sprinkles in the arch. by late in the day or early evening we expect steady rain to move in. that's past midnight and wednesday morning this is start to get to the south and clearing out. it does look like we get late-day rain tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high 53 partly sunny the winter weather advisory because spotty freezing stuff that expires at 9:00. tomorrow, 50 late rain arriving ain -- and continuing through the night. wednesday we see the clouds transition back to sun today. 58 degrees. some spots like urban centers
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might touch 60. thursday, 53. 44 friday, nighttime rain, the weekend looks dry and nice. >> racial tensions heat up in the midwest, a series of protests continue in madison wisconsin. a baby in utah survived 1 hours in a partially smernldz -- submerged car. >> reporter: we're watch outing out for icy -- watching out for icy patches on the roads. this is route 1 no major issues. accidents in chester county and montgomery county to talk about after the break. >> not a keeper, a first date a new jersey woman was tossing
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>> welcome back, taking a live look down the shore, isn't it nice to be starting at 38 and not ending there today. 54:00 approximate clear -- 5:43. clear out there but be aware of black ice. >> it's going to be in the 50s out there today but it's a cold morning.
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>> reporter: we have two strikes, not only the time change, it is 5:44, not 4:44. we're watching icy patches, as well because we have cold temperatures and with the that thawing yesterday we're seeing the refreezing overnights. chalfonte bucks county you can see icy patches at upper state road and bristol road. that's what you have to watch out for as you head out in the burbs. let's talk about the suburban accidents. jenkintown down the road from the highway theater there's one in greenwood avenue old york road. we have one in plymouth township at plymouth road. that cleared out. while in this neck of the woods i want to remind, they are closing plymouth road from 9:00 a.m. to #-- 3:00 p.m. we have a crash in chester
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county close to the elementary school 926 street road. no major issues, watch out for the slick spots at 202 and route 1 baltimore pike. burlington county, hainsport mount laurel road is closed. it could be closed for a couple of hours. there was an overturned vehicle accident they are investigating that. use union mill road or elbow lane. time for the commuter report brought to you by the waze app. friends reporting ice on the roads along glen river road along many spots that could be slippery this morning. >> a fisherman in utah made a life-saving discovery when he stumbled upon an upside vehicle in an icy river on saturday. the female driver was dead, but her 18-month-old baby was alive. that child spent 14 hours
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strapped upside down in her car seat. >> i don't remember doing anything but doing it. got the baby in my arm and raise the its head out of the water as i tried to release the seat belt. >> the child was passed to me, i ran up and climbed in the ambulance. >> the baby is lilly grossbech she appears to be improving but in critical, stable condition. another city is in tense standoff after a white police officer shoots an unarmed black teen. madison with wisconsin scrambles to not become another ferguson. >> what's his name? >> reporter: the idyllic college town of madison wisconsin on edge after a weekend of peru test and mourning for an unarmed black 19-year-old tone robison
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shot killed by a white police officer. >> when anybody die in our community in our incident liedle there is not a blackish or a whitish this is a humanitarian issue. on friday night officer kenny responded to multiple disturbance calls about robison's behavior. >> tony hit one of his friends. >> officer kenny forced his way into the home where authorities say robison assaulted him. he opened fire. he was under supervision after pleading guilty to armed robbery. was was officials have opened an investigation into his death while community leaders are trying to bring a divided city back together. >> don't pass judgment on this young man or law enforcement officials. >> the police chief were among those remembering tony robison. he said the city of madison is trying to avoid the missteps
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that caused anger in ferguson, missouri. >> brand new here, a pennsylvania company was among several businesses hacked by isis sympathizeers. the marketing firm based in pittsburgh believe the extremist s targeted them for the charity work they do overseas. there's much more to come on "action news." >> including how residents in washington state are cleaning up from a hillside disaster. #
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>> landslides in washington state bury buildings with debris . they have hydrogeologists since landslides have become more frequent. >> reporter: let's head outside northeast philadelphia, woodhaven road and thornton road. local woodhaven is wet. there's a possibility that could icy. you have to take it easy on the mass transit front a note from septa, if you have students in the philadelphia school district who have a student weekday pass or rail pass dated march 2. they will be valid today until noontime. because the kids didn't have school thursday or friday. last week's pass will be valid today until noon. across the board on mass transit we're on time so far. >> that's nice of septa. >> reporter: we're dressing the kids warmly this morning because
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most of us are in the 30s. this afternoon we're in the 50s so they can go easier on the after-school gear. temperatures around freezing in pottstown. in the northern suburbs if you see sprinkles on the windshield slow it down, because it could be a freeze up. 36 in cinnamon and 33 in hammonton. 40 in wildwood. not bad. by noon, 48. 53 is the high today. that's actually 3 degrees above where we wound up yesterday and today's winds are not that strong, so a very nice afternoon ahead. a movie director goes on trial for a tragedy on the tracks in georgia. video from a year ago shows the freight train that would eventually kill sarah jones a camera assistant on the set of midnight
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the film's director was charged he was bornd not to be on the bridge. his business partner wife and partner fails several charges. the bachelor has narrowed down the field about to two women bech can a and whitley. find out who will be the next bachelorette that's all tonight starting at 8al starting on "action news" at 11:00. the search for a new jersey man who stole a woman's car rather than stealing her heard. >> we have no video of a wrong way driver slam into several cars, see the video and get the details at 6:00 a.m. #
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>> new on "action news," a 19-year-old man was shot in the arm at a philadelphia gas station 7600 block of frankford avenue mayfair. detectives are trying to determine who shot the man and why. the investigation continues into a deadly double shooting on a busy highway in delaware. the police found a couple shot up in minquadale. the man in the van was dead. a woman in the passenger seat was still alive with gunshot wounds. after the initial call detectives located a second
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vehicle and other physical evidence that may be connected. investigators are trying to piece together what happened. >> okay, this is the worst date ever. police say they have caught up with the man from new jersey who was not trying to impress a woman who stole her car. police in waterford township say someone spotted the stolen victim which had vanity plates in cherry hill. they connected on a website okay cupid using fake names. he got a hold of the keys during that gate and said see you girl, and took off in her car. >> playing hard to get. >> but the police got him. the a wrong way driver is being tested for dui while "action news" obtained viewer video of the drawing moments before he -- dramatic moments before he crashed. police get the description
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of a getaway car wanted in a double shooting.
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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this monday, march 9 we're following several developing stories. >> here's one of them, a close call for a camden family. a rescuers had to pull them out of the rubble of a collapsed house. new dramatic video of a massive crash when a driver goes the wrong way on route 1. >> accuweather is preparing us for the great snow melt, but first we have to look out for freezing rain. >> let's find out about that we have david murphy doing accuweather and karen rogers is off and matt pellman is looking at traffic. >> reporter: hey, guys we have a little bit of drizzle on the terrace. it's a concern a


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