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driver couldn't wait and makes an impatient move that could have put children in david. good morning david is off and we have karen rogers and matt pellman. >> reporter: good morning, we're starting with storm tracker 6 live double scan, most of the area is dry right now. we're watching this cluster of heavy downpours that's training over maryland and southern delaware. be careful in you're heading in the area. you can see the rainier dover currently. the problem it's not budging anywhere. we're in the expecting it to affect anywheres in the region. we think it will dissipate after staying out there for a couple of hours. satellite and radar showing that in motion, the rest of the region dry except for the one cluster of cells that's affecting areas down to the south of the city. otherwise you can see how the clouds have left we started with the past couple of mornings. we'll see bright sunshine to start you off. 68 degrees in philadelphia. look at the temperatures in the lehigh valley. 56 in allentown and 61 in reading. and the areas farther north and
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west, that's where you're feeling the difference in humidity. for the refuse us it's a bit less humid but not as dra -- dramatic as it is to the north and west. the dewpoints below 60s that's a big change. here's what to expect as the day progresses, lots of sunshine, today the high of 86. 73 by 9:00 a.m. noon, 8 # and 3:00 p.m., 85. 6:00 p.m., 83. >> reporter: we're checking sun glare, so far so -- expecting sun glare, so far so good on 476. mets hop on 476 between lansdale and quakertown there was overnight construction, the crews have packed up and gone home. that's good news. if you're coming southbound
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watch out there's a spot where there's a dead deer taking out the left lane, unfortunate situation. watch out for that if you're traveling southbound. lots of construction in camden county for the next half-hour along 295 northbound between 47 and 42 and 42 and the black horse pike. the ramp to 295 was closed. black horse at 295 restrictions until 6:00 a.m. nascar down in dover expect extra heavy traffic between highway one and route 13. >> the search is on for two gunman who killed juan man and shot three other -- who killed one man and shot three other people. this happened in chester last night. police say at least 20 shots
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were fired as the group was standing in the street. the teens are in the hospital along with one man. a 21-year-old man was pronounced at the scene. a fast-moving fire forced two families to escape their homes in delaware county. crews found flames shooting out of the back of a twin home on the unit block of harass ton satisfy in clifton heights. no injuries were reported. fire are getting help from the red cross. authorities are hoping that an autopsy scheduled for today will shed light on the mystery of the man in the suitcase. his dead body was stuffed inside and left abandoned near philadelphia airport. annie mccormick has the story. >> reporter: just yards from philadelphia international airport a man walking his dog made the grizzly discovery. >> he discovered a very foul odor. he came upon the suitcase and realizinged that the smell was emanating from the suitcase. he called tinicum township
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police. >> reporter: police responded and realized this stretch of second street in tinicum township was a crime scene. >> they looked at the suitcase and they discovered that a body was inside. >> reporter: authorities believe the badly decomposed body is a man in his 20s. they are waiting for the autopsy to determine his race. people walk and jog through here daily. and the mystery of the man in the suitcase has them on edge. >> i was scared and shocked you don't know what happened, is there someone around town that's walking around that did it? when did this happen? >> reporter: at this point the district attorney is calling it suspicious, they are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death. they are expecting that autopsy to happen friday morning. reporting in essington, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> the hunt is on this morning
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for a sexual assault suspect wanted for two attacks on woman in philadelphia. now the mother's suspect is pleading for her son to surrender. a tip came in with the suspect's name and address. u.s. marshals and police raided his mother's home yesterday looking for her son and any evidence. we'll have a live report at 6:00 a.m. when you hear from the suspect's mother. police in delaware county say they caught a predator that targets women. the first known incident happened on the radnor trail tuesday morning. the suspect ran alongside the woman asking if she wanted a jogging partner. after she turned him down, he grabbed her backside and ran off. the same thing happened at pearl street. the victim notified police right away. police tracked down paul curtis and he has a criminal history.
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prosecutors in ocean county new jersey, filed charges against an impatient pick up driver who could have put children at risk. the man swerved around a school bus to pick up students in lakewood. another driver shared this dash cam video to help police make an arrest. the driver faces charges of reckless driving and passing a stopped school bus. former speaker of the house dennis haster t going to be arraigned on federal charges. he paid someone $5 million to keep that person quiet against his alleged conduct. he only know that the recipient of the hush money lived in illinois where he was once a teacher and coach. if convicted he faces up to ten years in prison. the embattled leader of
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fifa is up for re-election today. voters are arriving in switzerland right now. members vowed to vote against him, opting to support support his one and only aopponent. he is expected to win a 5th straight term. in his first public comments, he said yesterday that his willing and able to resolve any of the international soccer body's problem. he is only the one topper officials to escape implications on sick backs dating back 20 years. some might have caused philadelphia and other u.s. cities the chance of hosting a world cup. >> he said he couldn't keep an eye on everyone and everything. >> he was the president. >> you couldn't help but notice the difference when you stepped outside this morning. >> reporter: let's look at storm tracker 6 live double scan.
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whiff a cluster of showers and heavy downpours, as well. i want to go in closer, it's area areas to the south. we're seeing parts of smyrna, delaware near dover and west of milford. you need to be careful. we've been watching this for an hour and hour and a half, watching that area, the rest of us are dry. let's go outside and see what's going on. it's a beautiful start to the day. it is friday! the sun is out, we have not seen the sunshine early in the morning for the past few days, signaling a much-needed change. the temperature 68 degrees and feeling more comfortable. the dewpoint is way down, 55 degrees, it had been near 70 in the morning. a much different story today feeling more comfortable. the winds out of the east-northeast that's the switch not the southerly moist flow 8 miles per hour. satellite and radar showing
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just the one cluster of showers and downpours they are not moving down there so they are affecting maryland and dover, as well. we have to see if it makes across the bay into south jersey, the rest of us are dry and clear. we'll see the bright sunshine to start you off, the passing morning was so cloud 80 by at -- 71 at 8:00 a.m., 78 at 11:00 a.m. 84 at 2:00 p.m. saturday, sunny and 74. showers and thunderstorms at the shore. that's an issue for nascar fans out in dover delaware this weekend. today, partly sunny 81. saturday, warm and breezy, 84. sunday showers and thunderstorms, 83 degrees, be
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careful if you're camping out there. breezy and less humid 86 degrees for the high. warm and humid tomorrow, 85 with a shower or thunderstorm late in the day or at night. sunday some showers and thunderstorms at any point, i don't think it's going to rain all day but you have to be careful. the temperature is widely varying with the model models. 84 degrees. monday 65 degrees, we make it up to 70, tuesday, clouds give way to sunshine. wednesday, mostly cloudy skies and 76. thursday, nice and bright, sunny and 76 degrees, so starting off way above average as it has been the past few days and going below average the next several days. >> it's all event out. >> two california police officers are coming under fire for using excessive force. cameras capture them wrestling a pregnant woman to the ground. >> abduction attempt thwarted a
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police officer helps evade a kidnapping. >> reporter: northeast extension is closing this weekend, we'll tell you where after the break. >> of people people in massachusetts is having a hard time getting over their rough winter. we'll show you why it just can't go later on "action news."
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>> welcome back you're taking a live look, a beautiful bright sunrise above the platt bridge. it is 5:44, 68, nice cool degrees, it will be in for a warm day, it will get up to 87 this afternoon. >> looks like an infrared camera. >> reporter: you see beautiful i see sun glare delays, i expect that. get your sunglasses and thers ready. we'll see sun glare on the 30 bypass, eastbound side. we'll see construction this has been jamming us up from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. as they work on the former sinkhole between business 30 and route 100 starting after the rush hour they will block one to two
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lanes. 30 eastbound on the bypass expect delays during the midday. chester county, final chance to grab your lemon sticks this weekend, devon horse show comes to an end on sunday. get out there expect extra traffic in that neck of the woods. i have a dead deer on the northeast extension unfortunately. the southbound between lehigh valley and quakertown, watch out for that. same stretch of road that will close 6:00 a.m. southbound will be shut down to all traffic at that point for those 6 hours take 78 over 309 southbound instead. off the and he thinks salford -- off the northeast extension salford, could cowpath road will close
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between county line yood road and forest road. a police officer in georgia opened fire on a man at a gas station. police say they were called to the gas station after a man was seen walking around with a gun. no officers were hurt. authorities are investigating exactly what led to the shooting. the georgia bureau of investigation has taken charge to figure out what happened. >> a woman in california is suing a police department over a physical encounter with a officer while she was pregnant. michelle cooks was wrestled to the ground while she was 8 months pregnant. >> i'm michelle. >> don't touch me, don't touch me. do not touch me. i'm pregnant, do not touch me. do not touch me. >> this started as an altercation between cooks and another woman in an elementary
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school parking lot the other woman who was white was not arrested. police charged cooks with resisting arrest. a judge later dismissed the case. she gave birth to a healthy daughter two months after the incident. tension is buildings in arizona, a man as is organized an antimuslim rally if phoenix. it's expected to feature a mohammed cartoon contest. a similar contest led to a deadly shootout between isis loyalist who plan to ambush the rally. the organizer of the rally claims he wants it to be peaceful. spirit airlines issued an employee memo last night employees are told to not take photos near planes or on-ramps without permission. engine photos are part of
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airline culture and they are look looking for safe alternatives. many posted pictures in support of the woman under fire. police are backing away from a social program that's coming under fire by conservatives. >> noodle has snow piles and they filled with dirt and trash. >> reporter: while most of the area is dry we're tracking a stubborn batch of showers it's dissipated a little bit it's about to hit smyrna, right now. we'll have the rest of the weekend call coming up.
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texas right now. there's a chance for more heavy rain today tomorrow and sunday and monday. volunteer evacuations are in effect in the community of fort worth where the river is expected to crest three feet above flood stage. the storms have killed 20 people in texas. thousands of homes across the lonestar state are damaged or destroyed. these images have some in boston going is no way. what was a 75-foot high snow mound has yet to fully disappear has turned into a massive pile of dirt and trash. they found bikes and traffic cones and cash. >> reporter: i bet it smells. >> reporter: wonderful memory of a wonderful winter.
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let's go outside, schuylkill expressway no major problems. up head is the university avenue interchange, note for you the university avenue draw bridge going to close from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for construction. also because of construction on the west trenton regional rail line you'll be riding the buses between west trenton and woodborn instead of the trains. looking good on mass transit. >> reporter: it's hot and sticky, we were shy of a heat wave. the average temperature today 78. the phils game, partly cloudy, light winds great wind. 8 # -- 81 degrees for the first pitch. 9th inning, 75. we're dry and breezy in delaware, high of 86.
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tomorrow, warm and humid again the one daybreak didn't last. a few late-day showers in spots. 85 degrees is the high. sunday, showers and thunderstorms, the high looks to be 84, but much cooler by monday. >> thank you, karen. new this morning a police officer's gut instinct helped foil a child's abduction. it happened in portsmith on wednesday. a man and a little girl got out of the vehicle that the officer approached. the child said she didn't know the man she was with. the patrolman was leon johnson he lured her saying he was her father's friend and offered to trach her to the store to -- take her to the store to buy her a treat. we have more on the massive air bag recall, we'll have that
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when we come back.
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>> welcome back this is lovely to see you're taking a live look to your left there the view of new york city, to the right, something special this is the observing -- observation deck of the world trade center freedom to your 100 feet aboveground opening today. when you get there there will be a special exhibit on the floor called voices, it will give you the stories of the people who raised the building out of the
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pit of the fallen two towers when when you get to the top you'll have the beautiful view, $32 a ticket. senior discount is 30. a zoo in in new mexico may change their view on roaming peacocks who clawed the peacock in the face. the zoo may prevent the birds from roaming free in the future. new jersey governor chris christie is backing away from common core sake that it doesn't work. new jersey became one of the first states to adopt common core five years it sets national standards for what children should learn in english and math in every grade. christy said the state will
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adopt it's own standards. >> down the shore drivers are stranded in strong storms that raced through new jersey towns. >> we have more on the air bag recall that's live next. [baseball crowd noise] ♪ ♪ [x1 chime] ♪ ♪ [crowd cheers]
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>> good morning everyone, 6:00 a.m., friday, may 29 here's what's happening. >> new this morning a fast-moving fire leaves one person hurt overnight and investigators may have pinpointed a cause. police know who they are looking for in the hunt of a sexual predator in south philadelphia. his mother is asking him to


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