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>> good morning everyone, 6 arteriovenous malformation on this thursday, april 30th. breaking this morning. police make a break of a case in the hit run involving a temple university student. >> protesters plan to take to the streets today in philadelphia in solidarity with baltimore. >> researchers have designed melting away double chin fat. >> david and karen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, we have a little cloud cover around generally speaking it's pushing over to
the coast. i think we'll start out with sunshine before we transition to a clouds and sun mix. 50 degrees in philadelphia. 40s in allentown and 52 in wilmington and sea isle city. as we roll through the day the storm tracker 6 live app will show you 55 at 8:00 a.m. noon 56. our high is 69 around 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., 68. 6:00 p.m., 63 degrees. the pollen count is running in the medium high range today and tomorrow. we're not getting rain, but we'll get a flow off the ocean that will add pollenless air to the region and bring down the tree spore counts a little bit. we're looking at a nice weekend but in between then we have a cool down. i'll have that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: the roads are clear and dry the schuylkill expressway at the vine street expressway no problems heading toward broad.
the construction on the vine has cleared. all lanes back open. as we look at the big picture. we have a handful of problems, we're talking about a house fire in north philadelphia. avoid germantown avenue at pike street and stick to broad as the alternate. we have an accident northbound on the boulevard at front street stick to the outer drive. restrictions at frankford avenue at robins street. the action cam was on the scene of this sinkhole causing problems, this is the wissinoming section near comly street. they have the cones there you see the sinkhole. the tape roping off the area. charles and harbison avenue good alternates to deal with that one. one more issue water bubbling up out of the road at east norton, chopper 6 heading to the scene colonial drive at dekalb
pike. >> breaking this morning we're learning about the templey -- temple university student knock off her bike. police have the car not yet the driver. katherine scott is outside temple university hospital gathering details, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam that's right the victim remains in the hospital in critical condition. i did speak with her father this morning, he said that his daughter was set to graduate next week a goalie on the temple lacrosse team and criminal justice major with a dream to become a police officer. her father sailed she was riding her her bike on the way to study for finals when this happened. the search is on for the driver. this happened around 7:00 p.m. in north philadelphia. she was riding her mountain bike
when the silver mitts it is bieber -- mitsubishi hit her. witnesses say the vehicle briefly stopped and sped west on diamond and north on broad. >> the vehicle was occupied by three males appear to be three young males teenager or early 20s, we're getting information that after the vehicle stopped possibly the passenger in the rear, in the rear seat encouraged the driver to leave the scene. >> reporter: and, again, we learned this morning that police have located the striking vehicle. however they do not have anyone in custody. they have a person of interest they are looking for. we're live in north philadelphia, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that. new this morning fire crews responded to a small fire at philadelphia international airport overnight. the fire was in an air-conditioning unit on the
tarmac near terminal b gate. airport operations were not interrupted. >> officials in baltimore say they will turnover the findings of a police investigation into freddie gray's death by tomorrow. extra security and second night of curfew kept baltimore peaceful. baltimore officials are worried that some people are expecting a verdict on the death tomorrow saying that's not going to happen. protests are spreading to other cities including philadelphia. organizers are planning a philly is baltimore protest. >> we'll be honest about what's going wrong in this country. >> i'm hoping anyone that comes out to express their constitutional right they have a right to do so, do it in a peaceful manner. >> philadelphia police say they are prepared for the protests. courts close early at 3:30.
it begins at dilworth park outside city hall. wilmington police are working on leads but no arrests in the deadly shooting the family and friends of the young mother killed were at the scene mourning her loss, a growing memorial paid homage to artist brown the mother of two young boys. she and another were hit by stray bullets. police are offering ten thousand dollar reward that leads to the arrest and conviction of the shooter. the biggest cable company has a popularity problem in philadelphia which is the site of their own headquarters. maribel aber has that. >> comcast officials got an ear full from unhappy customers in philadelphia earlier this week. the public had a a chance to voice their concerns on their agreement from the city. they complained about the attitude of comcast workers to
the channels they are required to take. whenone customer said when they go to the supermarket to buy produce, she is not forced to buy something she opportunity want. glen straub couldn't get the existing casino license he has to apply for a separate license from the state casino control commission. stocks rattle the investors yesterday. casual dining is coming back and 6 and 7-dollar lunch specials is part of the region. apple bees andle is offering it. lunch is on me, matt and tam.
>> i was going to say mortons. join the "action news" sports team tonight for a special nfl draft breakdown and next half-hour we'll talk about the potential picks. >> it will be fascinating to see what chip does. >> reporter: and you never know with that guy. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry for the morning startup commute. as we look outside we're looking at a fair amount of sunshine building over the horizon early. there you see the sun up nice and bright over south jersey. a few clouds around here or there, but generally speaking a good looking morning. as you take a look at temperatures similar to yesterday and the day before. 50 in philadelphia. 52 in wilmington. 48 in allentown. this is about as low as we go with the sun coming up over the horizon and beginning to reverse thing. 52 on the boardwalk in sea isle
aand ac. we'll transition to a clouds and sun mix. look like we'll are dry through the morning and afternoon too. every now and then there's a chance of a sprinkle or shower popping up most of us you stay dry today and clouds getting a little bit thicker as we go into the evening hours. 10:00 a.m. dry more cloud cover than what you've got in the morning. allentown, not a bad one but cooler than yesterday 65 degrees, a mix of clouds and sun, might squeeze out a little more sunshine in places like the lehigh valley. at the shore partly cloudy and cool 61 degrees, it will be cooler ray long the ocean water at the shore. in philadelphia, a mix of clouds and sun cooler than yesterday not bad high close to 70 degrees winds out of the northeast at 8 to 16 miles per hour. as we roll through the day still cool by 8:00. 11:00. 63. our high today 669 it will hit early in the afternoon around
2:00 p.m. we'll slide back to 65 by 5:00 p.m. clouds and sun mix mixing. tomorrow the low pressure center off the coast today and tonight it will be strengthening but moving away from this. it will bring in cooler air from the ocean and tomorrow's high as a result will be 62. another chance of sprinkle or shower. the 69 is the high, clouds and sun cooler than yesterday but not bad. tomorrow cooler, 62 degrees is the high. clouds for the most of the part, spotty shower can't be ruled out. saturday milder, nice, 70 the high. the union with that first touch at 4:00 p.m. on 6abc and ppl in chester. a nice afternoon for soccer. sunny and warm, 78 on sunday.
temperatures in the 50s and 60s are for the blue cross broad street run. we'll fast forward to june because we go 82 on monday, 84 on tuesday close to 80 on wednesday. there could precipitation moving in and frankly weekend use it. >> as long as we don't go back to february. more stories you didn't see last night. including a deadly shark attack off the coast of hawaii. >> why tattoos could be causing problems for the apple watch. >> reporter: we have water bubbling up out of the roadway and accident involving a deer and back up jn i-95. >> a montgomery county father when he got his kids in trouble when he pulled his kids 0 out of school for the boston marathon
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you can see the emergency worker street worker on the scene and wet roads not the kind of thing you want to be dealing with when you head out to work and to school. >> it's bad to have a water main break this time of the year karen. , you can see the cracks in the road and the mud, this is colonial drive a bigger deal this is dekalb pike 202. we saw traffic getting by, so it is getting by. we have a penndot vehicle on scene, not completely blocking it off. if you're in the area watch for this currently happening. you can see the water that spilled out on the road and the muck you'll be driving through. looking live from chopper 6 east norton avenue the water coming out of the roadway colonial drive and dekalb pike. that's the location of the colonial drive the to be problem in east norton with the water bubbling. the issue with the traffic lights we have police on hand. you can see this guy trying to
direct traffic the traffic lights are not working properly. 309 at the five points intersection, kind of a bad place to have the traffic lights not working. they are helping you out. we see a few police officers directing traffic at the scene. look for this 309 at the five points intersection you have a couple of officers working on the scene trying to deal with the traffic lights that are not working. it's not our only problem, we have a problem involving a deer. 422 westbound at royersford. watch for crews on the scene with that one. north covington chester county we have a fire under control. it's closing 724 new schuylkill road at franklin avenue stick to old schuylkill road to avoid the problem there. i-95 see that bright, beautiful sunshine that's going to cause a problem in some areas. the at this point its i-95 southbound jammed from academy to cottman and allegheny to girard. a 21 minute ride. in the areas 30 bypass eastbound
you'll see the sun glare. don't forget we're tweeting out the problem with the #6abc traffic a good way to check it out. a snorkeler was killed by a shark in hawaii it happened at a pop -- popular spot in maui. the woman was found unresponsive and lying face down. this was the first shark attack reported in hawaii this year. >> it's hardly as exciting for the fast and if furious movie but microsoft shows off it's new browser. >> reporter: it's a feature that allows user to take notes on a web page and share it with friends. >> if you're an bike rider
check out the smart pedal. it a fitness tracker and theft prevention device that awe lows owners to know if the bicker is being moved. your apple smart watch is being interfered with ink. the best bet test out the watch on your own wrist before you buy it. >> reporter: ink getting in the way of technology. >> who knew. >> 6:18 next up in "healthcheck" getting rid of the dreaded double which i know may be as simple as a trip to the dr.. >> reporter: we have temperatures around 50 degrees, this afternoon warming up enough for t-shirts. day planner forecast is next, we'll check out any possible
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>> reporter: it's a special consumer reports tonight on channel 6 "action news" at 1 #-- 11:00 p.m. >> reporter: good report to watch, trying to get to work, i'm going to help you out. saint gabe's curve eastbound traffic showing building volume, not a terrible jam up, but a slow go. ben franklin bridge westbound past the tolls construction blocks the right lane. no delays, you're moving nicely. mass transit is on time. >> reporter: all right karen, on the big board we're up to 50. by 9:00 a.m., 57 we'll shoot up to a high of 69 around 2:00 p.m. and settling back to 63 by 6:00 p.m. a little bit breezy a-okay for the most part at the el station or bus stop. slight chance of a spotty shower later today but not a lot of that around. he remembers in terms of showers looks like they are back in indiana and ohio, a little bit
of action back by pittsburgh, on the big board at the airport looks like all green aircraft. it is, and no rain in our most commonly traveled destinations chicago, orlando and atlanta. >> in "healthcheck" a lot of people cannot stand a little skin under here, the double chin. there may be a way to zap it away. the fda approved a as i acid that breaks down cell membrane. >> claims that the food at a new york prison has been poisoned. >> katherine scott is gathering new developments in a hit-and-run investigation. >> reporter: a hit-and-run in north philadelphia left a 22-year-old temple university student in critical condition we're live at the hospital with all the latest details on the investigation at 6:30.
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pull his children out of school to watch him run the boston marathon. he shared his story on facebook and the post went all over the place even though he notified the school about the plan. the district officials sent him a are the letter that further unexcused absences could lead to administrative actions. >> i get a letter like that and the language is accuse to her and hostile made me angry. >> he sat down with the school principal and said both sides were able to speak their piece. "action news" confirmed the identity of a temple student hurt in the hit-and-run. plus, police have a major break in the case. people of the coffee drinking world, dunkin' has a dark roast coffee that's deliciously roasted
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>> breaking now on "action news," police say they have found the vehicle that struck and critically wounded a temple lacrosse player one week before graduation. the driver sped off. >> buried alive a teenager survives five days under the rubble. earthquake in nepal. >> a man comes forward saying he was inside the baltimore police van where freddie gray was claimed to have been hurt and says he knows what happened. >> nfl draft day is upon us. >> chopper 65 fire broke out at an auto body service business. looks like it's not much left of the structure. this is along the schuylkill expressway river the building fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. tanker crews had to provide