tv Action News 600 AM ABC May 29, 2015 6:00am-6:31am EDT
>> 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 surrender now.
>> can you spell nunatak the national spelling bee has two winners yet again. >> we have weather and traffic with karen rogers and matt pellman. >> reporter: it's bright and beautiful. we have a problem, i want to show you on storm tracker 6 live double scan. we have a downpour moving into southern delaware, kind of falling apart a little bit. i don't anticipate it will be too much of a problem for too much longer, i'm not sure it will survive crossing the by -- bay and into south jersey. the rest of us are dry in the area. satellite and radar showing a cluster of showers down to the south. unlike the past few mornings starting off sunny. 66 degrees, 55 in allentown. 60 in reading. you're feeling the change in the humidity north and west. slightly humid in other spots. overall the humidity is down,
feeling nice and comfortable the dewpoints have dropped not as much moisture in the atmosphere. 9:00 a.m., 73. noon, 81. 3:00 p.m., 85 degrees, fair weather clouds mixing with the sun. 6:00 p.m., 83 coming down from the high of 86. a really nice day once we get the showers in southern delaware out of here. what's in store for the weekend details coming up. to answer your earlier question, the other thing we can ask for is a good ride to work. so far the traffic is cooperate operating. looking good along 42 friday morning by trooper road. eastbound go the tail lights. heading into valley forge national park in king of prussia. no major delays, we expect sun glare delays but not seeing heavy traffic anywhere. volume is building on i-95 southbound near girard speeds have dropped into the 30s have construction going on by washington square, 7th street is blocked off until 4:00 p.m. stick to 5th or 9th to get
around that. phils are back in town #-- 7:05. on 43, buildings northbound volume heading toward 295. not too bad. there's an overturned vehicle crash ain saint george's delaware, if you're heading to school watch out for the accident. if you're out and about in dover you'll see extra traffic because of the races expect heavy congestion along highway 1 and route 13. >> a person was hurt in a fast-moving fire in delaware county. crews were called to conostoga road in radnor at 11:00 p.m. flames broke out in an apartment in a commercial building. an unattended candle set the begged on fire. a stabbing left a man in critical condition in parkside
section. police say the man was stabbed in the chest and back backside they are looking for an unidentified woman who ran from the scene. the search is on for a gunman in a deadly shooting in south philadelphia. the action cam along 1600 block of south 18th street. someone opened fire striking a 47-year-old man in the chest. police rushed him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. a sexual assault suspect was on the run. he is under serious pressure to surrender from police and his own mother. "action news" reporter, david henry is live at police headquarters with the latest developments. >> reporter: good morning, tam he has good reason to run, he has done 1 years in jail, but -- 12 years in jail, but philadelphia police and u.s. marshals are hot on his tail. there's no sign of him yet that has caused a desperate plea from his mother to turn himself in.
>> i need you to come home, son. turn yourself in. get this over with. >> reporter: police are looking for her 32-year-old son after the public identified him from surveillance photos we've been airing on 6abc. we're withholding his name until police identify him as the man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman in south philadelphia. he was recently let out of prison for attempted murder. he stole the victim's car and returned and sexually assaulted her. >> goes to the boldness of this particular individual that he could feel he could enter the property not once, but twice and getaway with that. >> reporter: police believe he committed a similar crime 6 blocks away in march. police hit three locations looking for the suspect. they were close but he gave them the slip every time. they searched his mother's house, they recovered the
distinctive orange gloves and the hoodie and sneakers he was seen wearing in surveillance videos. his mother want him safe. he could be killed. >> reporter: obviously the suspect doesn't want to go back to jail he already did 12 years and looking at another long stretch and if convicted on the assault charges he could be facing more. toms river, new jersey, is cleaning up the mess this morning after all the flash flooding. last night's storm dumped 3 inches on the town. police say several people had to be rescued. residents were warned torched higher ground. dozens of cars were stranded needing a tow. we were going over the seaside bridge and a wave of water went right over. i never saw anything this bad ever. >> storm drains couldn't keep up with the deluge from the sky.
many roads were swamped and left impassable before the water began to recede into the toms river and barnegot bay. more car models have been identified as having the faulty air bag. let's go over to maribel aber. >> millions of cars were added to the air bag recall. fiat is recalling 1.4 million dollars. bmw is calling back # hundred thousand. and honda 350,000, you can expect more models added as automakers determine which cars need to be fixed. last week, regulators said 34 million vehicles will have to have air bags replaced. half the people polled by the reserve don't have $400 to cover emergency and he knows. 400 said they would have to
borrow the money. others said they would put it on a credit card an pay it over time. let's talk stocks, the many are worried that the federal reserve will raise interest rates sooner than expected. there's such a free lunch. the start up company lunch cuit. they give lunch during an interview. isn't that where you get to know a person have a meal with them. >> you weed out all the people who don't have good table manners. >> chewing with your mouth open. >> reporter: not good. we have a problem we're following, affecting dover delaware knowing a lot of nascar fans are down there. we have floodies in
maryland. it's not budging it's not moving very far be careful about that. i don't think it will survive the bay and head into south jersey. the rest of us dry let's go outside let's start the day off right why not with a picture of the sunshine. we have not seen a lot of sun the past few mornings. it's a much different day today. let's look at the current numbers, 66 degrees, the dewpoint is way down from yesterday. 55 degrees, much more comfortable. here's why, the winds have shifted to the east, northeast not the southerly moist flow. the barometer is holding steady. satellite and radar showing the clouds are out of here, the clouds are gone, except for the
cluster moving into delaware. # a.m., 71. 11:00, 78. 2:00 p.m., 84, 5:00 p.m., coming down from a high of # -- 86 degrees. why not head to the shore. i'll keep talking about the shore, it's going to be nice down there today. we'll see partly sunny skies and good looking day temperatures will be in the low 70s feeling good for you whether your heading to the shore or the poconos, i think we'll have to end it on that, nothing seems to want to budge with our commuters. nobody wants to work on this beautiful friday. that seems to be the problem heading out. we have a great looking day lots of sunshine, low humidity, a high today of 86 degrees. saturday is a nice day, as well. it will be more humid and high
of 85. sunday we're expecting showers and thunderstorms. we'll have more on that and show you the seven-day forecast coming up in a minute. you need to mindful of that. >> watching a buoy is very relaxing. it's completely fine. a driver gets into his suv he begins driving and something blows up inside the vehicle. >> amazon prime users are about to get another big perk. >> reporter: we have a new crash along the schuylkill expressway in king of prussia eastbound side past 202. appears to be a minor fender bender. new traffic pattern coming to i-95 and a crash in bucks county. >> google tests a mobile payment app that only requires you to say your name. that's next in tech bytes.
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like? >> reporter: it's breezy and less humid tomorrow, warm and humid again, we have a one daybreak with the humidity. of that's all i'm giving you. 85 degrees for the high. late saturday night we could get showers or thunderstorms in a few spots. the real trouble comes sunday, we'll have a number of showers and thunderstorms around the region. 84 degrees for your sunday. there have been models going forve back and forth it could be cooler. monday 65 degrees, tuesday clouds and sunshine, the canadian high pressure in control. giving us a high of 70. wednesday, 76. thursday, temperatures closer to average and 76 degrees. >> let's turn to matt pellman got some sun glare. we do, i do need to comment. i reported earlier it's national hug your cat day this has sparked a huge online debate. is it today or june 4.
my list says last friday in may but it's looks like it's also june 4th so give your cats hugs both days. we have delays on i-95 from academy to cottman to the betsy ross bridge to girard. here's the traffic pattern they will shift the northbound traffic to the center of the roadway. by monday morning watch out for that new pattern they will be working on this weekend. new crash in bucks county in the feasterville southampton area along central avenue at street road close to the post office. there's an overturned vehicle crash new castle county, cocks neck road by gunning bedford middle school. sinkhole in berlin blocking the ramp westbound to haddon avenue. the get on walker avenue to haddon avenue. if you're traveling delaware to
mount laurel they are doing the paving work along creek road. instead of creek use hartford or beverly rancocas road as alternates. >> police in kerry, north carolina say someone planted an explosive device on suv. nobody was hurt when it exploded yesterday. local reports say a man left his home was about a mile away when it went off. the investigators are calling the man the intended victim. police say this was an isolated event and no immediate threat to the public. amazon wants to send you your stuff like right now. that tops tech bytes. >> reporter: in today's tech bytes, amazon raising the stakes in retailing. they will offer same day deliver for prime customers. google has unveiled a photo happen that will allow user to
store unlimited videos and photos in the clouds. >> once up there they can search for items it's free for android and ios devices. and google testing hands-free payments you won't need to take out your phone. >> you like this. >> the tests are being conducted at mcdonald's and papa john's restaurants. it detects whether you have the app on your phone and it does the rest. >> i hope they do the same for clothing. >> there it is folks. >> we'll be charging, there are your tech bytes. evacuations are underway near a volcanic eruption in asia. >> reporter: as we look at storm tracker 6 live double scan around the region, we can see the showers in dover delaware starting to dissipate. we'll have the rest of the details when "action news" comes right back.
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>> the coast guard has dispatched a ship to help evacuate residents on a southern japanese island where a volcano has erupted. this is brand new video of the volcano spewing ash and rock. it's located on a small island with 137 residents him no injuries were reported. >> reporter: it's our last weekday of may. last morning commute in may. as we look live at the schuylkill expressway in king of prussia, there is a crash on the shoulder eastbound side side past 202 attracting a little bit of attention as you can see but not be blocking any of the lanes. we're shuttle busing on the west trenton line saturday and sunday. patco is running on the friday
track work schedule again. karen. >> reporter: it's comfortable out there, 66 degrees in philadelphia. 55 in allen in allen -- allentown. 67 in millville. the humidity is down from yesterday. if you're traveling along the east coast, other than showers we have in delaware, no other related problems, no flight delays at this point. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, breezy today, less humid and high of of 8 degrees, lots of sunshine, just a few fair weather clouds mixing in later on today. tomorrow, warm and humid, high of 85. a late-day shower or thunderstorm. looks like we see a number of showers and thunderstorms on sunday with a high of 84 matt. >> thanks, karen. the phillies begin a three-game home series with the rockies. the phillies have lost 4 straight games. talented young athletes played
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this danger. >> george, it's comfortable out there. -- george, it's comfortable out there, karen rogers is here for david and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: it's comfortable and we have bright sunshine. storm tracker 6 live double scan, the one area of concern that we had is these showers they had flood advisories and downpours and lightning. it's slowly dissipating. be mindful of that if you're in the area. the rest of us staying dry today. satellite and radar showing that. the clouds are out here, the showers are out of here. we have a change in the weather 57 degrees in quakertown. 59 in pottstown. 59 in saint davids. 59 in center city. the past few overnight lows have been 71. that's nice. 61 in cinnaminson. 63 in hammonton. 69 in dover delaware.