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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6:00 a.m. on this wednesday, september 2nd and breaking right now. >> fire sweeps through a home along the jersey shore and despite the best efforts of police who rushed to the scene, three people are dead. >> a montgomery county woman offered to raise money to help a friend with cancer but prosecutors say what she was really up to was a scam. >> and teachers in the chester-upland school district head back to school today and they are not expecting
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paychecks. we are live with that story. >> but first up, let's find out about our continued heat. karen rogers is in for dave murphy and matt pelman has your commute. good morning. >> good morning. we've got a lot of low level moisture and it's created fog that is a big issue for you today and i want to show you the latest visibility reports because we're now near zero in beach haven, atlantic city airport only 1 mile visibility in millville and wildwood and that's actually an improvement. 1.3-mile visibility in trenton, just 5 miles at philadelphia international airport. call before you fly out this morning. 2.5-mile visibility in wilmington, so fog a real issue, especially south and east of the city. satellite6 and action radar showing after the fog dissipates we've got some higher clouds that will be mixing in. so, no the a completely sunny day like we had the first half of yesterday. we are going to see some clouds mixing in with the sun. and the air quality is an issue as well its an ozone action day today. unhealthy for sensitive groups, the young, the elderly anyone with respiratory issues just be careful in the height of the day today. that heat and humidity building right back in.
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74 degrees right now, very humid. it's warm, it's muggy. at least in some of the suburbs you're in the 60's. that's better than it is in the city. by 8:00 a.m., we're going to see clouds and sunshine. i think at that point the fog will be dissipating and just dealing with the high are clouds mixing with the sun, 77. by noon 87, by 3:00 p.m., 93. that's your high today. by 6:00 p.m., 92 degrees so yet another day with the heat and the humidity and now we've got the fog to boot. a lot happening in the weather. we'll see if we can improve things for you in the seven-day forecast, matt. >> so many different things that you're offering us this morning, karen. yeah, we're seeing just a little bit, just a little bit of fog as we look live here in bellmawr, camden county along 42 but we're also seeing the northbound traffic here on 42 moving pretty well at this point headed toward 295 and the walt whitman bridge. no major delays yet. if you want to head down really early to that atlantic city air show on the southbound side of 42, everything is open and clear at this point. we'll talk more about the air show coming up in just a bit. this is 95 in the great northeast a little light fog
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here as well and a little bit of building southbound traffic entering the work zone here at cottman. you're going to tap the brakes again farther south approaching the work zone at girard, just normal stuff for this 6 o'clock hour of the morning. again, little bit of light fog here in east falls along the roosevelt boulevard extension. headlights are coming southbound on one passing ridge avenue headed towards the schuylkill expressway. no delays here yet. the road is dry again just a little bit of light fog hampering visibilities. pretty clear, though, here in king of prussia along 202 right by the schuylkill expressway. no northbound problems headed up toward the mall but a little bit farther this morning on 202 dekalb pike in when it pain township watch out for a crash at jolly road to the west of the northeast extension. maybe better off on penllyn blue bell pike instead but no issues this morning on the northeast extension or the east-west pennsylvania turnpike. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. and we are starting this morning with some breaking news. at least three people in the same family are dead after fire erupted inside a house at
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the jersey shore. you're taking a look at video in from long branch monmouth county. the fire broke out inside the house on joline a a fourth family member is in critical condition at monmouth medical center. police officers tried to get access to the home but the flames which were inside were too intense. authorities have yet to identify the victims. we'll continue to keep an eye on this story and update it for you as it breaks through the morning. more breaking news now. a man who was sitting inside his car in chester was shot and killed overnight. the action cam was on the scene at 11th and butler streets. police arrived just after midnight responding to reports of numerous gun shots. when they got to the scene, they found a man in his 38 30's dead in his white oldsmobile. there were nine bullet holes in the driver's side window. so far police have not released any names of suspects or any motives for the shooting. >> students return to class in the chester-upland school district and they will witness just how dedicated their educators are. the teachers have refused pay to allow learning to continue.
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"action news" reporter katherine scott is live from chester high school with details. katherine. >> reporter: matt, a bell ringing ceremony is going to be taking place here in about an hour and a half to celebrate the start of this school year. it's back to class for students here at the high school and at schools across the chester-upland district and these teachers are returning not knowing when they'll get their next paycheck. last week teachers and support staff in this perennially cash strapped district voted unanimously to keep working even though the district wasn't going to be able to make payroll on september 9th. the vote came after a judge rejected a if this recovery plan that would cut funding to special education students at charter schools in the district. the chester-upland school district has been in and out of financial troubles for 25 years and is currently under state control. teachers say a big part of the ongoing financial problems is a state funding formula and what the district is required to pay to charter schools. about half the students in the
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district attend charter schools. under the current state rules, educators say the district owes more to charter schools than it gets in state aid. lawmakers say the cost is higher here than it is in other affluent districts nearby. >> i think that those students at those schools in those areas that are more affluent would put more money, more skin in the game as they say. unfortunately that's not the case. the script has been flipped. those areas such as chester or those areas that are more poverty stricken are asked to pay more. >> reporter: so teachers here in this district don't know when their next paycheck will be but this morning it's time to celebrate back to school and it looks like they're just starting to get the balloons out for the bell ringing ceremony that's going to take place here at 7:30. so, they do want to have a joyous occasion as these kids head back to class. we're live in chester, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> they deserve one. thank you katherine. all new this morning, the search for the killer who carried out a double shooting in west philadelphia that left
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one man dead, another hospitalized. it happened at 62nd and market streets at about 10:30 last night. a 25-year-old man was shot in the chest and has died. a 36-year-old man was shot in the hip and is in stable condition. police counted more than 20 bullet casings that scattered down the block. >> it is now 6:07 and montgomery county officials allege that a woman pretended to be a caring friend and then stole during a family's darkest hour. traci kratzer has been arrested and charged with using money from a charity web site for herself. authorities say kratzer reached out after learning jay henson was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. kratzer set up a charity web site on you the donations began pouring in from family friends and strangers but when the family didn't receive the money and couldn't reach kratzer they called police. >> with someone that's that sick and watching them go through what he's going through and then have someone do something so evil to you
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and bring more stress into a very horrible stressful situation is devastating. >> kratzer is due in court next thursday. she's charged with felony theft and theft by deception. >> breakfast is not just for breakfast anymore. it's also for lunch, dinner, maybe a late night snack. maribel aber explains that one and also has a peek at wall street trading live at the nasdaq in times square. hey, maribel. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you, matt. i'm taking orders, stocks and breakfast. stocks plunged yesterday as investors worried about china's slowing economy. the dow nasdaq and s & p 500 all fell more than 2 percent. right now futures pointing to a higher open. you'll soon be able to get breakfast any time of the day or night at mcdonald's. the chain will start serving breakfast items all day beginning october 6th. so franchisees will pick whether to serve the mcmuffin sandwiches or the biscuit sandwiches but other items like hot cakes and sausage burritos will be available around the clock at all locations. mcdonald's hopes that will
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boost sales which have fallen for seven straight quarters. now you can buy a drone from apple. the apple store started selling the phantom three line of drones yesterday. one low cost model sells for just under a thousand dollars. another model with a better camera goes for about $1,250. that's the latest in business news from nasdaq. back over to you, tam. >> thank you car maribel. happening today, the 13th annual atlantic city air show takes flight but there's already a little bit of thunder over the boardwalk. that's the navy's blue angels practicing their daring close formation aerial maneuvers yesterday. the navy team is back in atlantic city for the first time since 2006. and nearly half a million spectators are expected to pack the beach and the boardwalk. we hope they bring cold water. >> so, some of the folks down right now opened up their windows, they're seeing a little fog out there. >> the fog is going o dissipate by the time it starts at 11 o'clock. now, if you want to drive down
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super early right now you're going to have an issue so just wait a couple hours like most people would and you should be fine and a great place to escape the heat, too. i want to show you storm tracker6 live double scan. you can see we're dry through the area but we've put our double scan mode on our fog detection to give you a sense of what's happening right here and the worst of it is really east of the city of philadelphia. although we're seeing it noticeable in some spots along i-95. it's in new jersey that it's the worst and we're seeing a wide area where you've got about a quarter mile visibility. so, you really need to be careful as you're headed out. that's the area of red. the area of orange is about a half mile and about a mile visibility in the area of yellow. so, you get the idea where thes worst of it is a little closer to the coastline. let's show you what it looks like right now as sky6 looks live in atlantic city and you can see the fog is noticeable there at pomona international. you've got near zero visibility right along the coastline. you can see the visibility about a quarter of a mile. 74 degrees right now in philadelphia. it's warm its muggy. the dewpoint is 69. it's way up there.
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the winds out of the north-northwest just at 3 miles an hour, so not much of a breeze out there to help you out. satellite6 and action radar showing after the low clouds dissipate we've got some higher clouds filtering in as well so it's not going to be an entirely sunny day. it will be sunshine mixing with some clouds but still we are hot and humid today. that's the big story, that heat wave number five, it's not over yet. sunday we had a high of 91. monday 90. yesterday 95. and today forecasting 93. so, it's day four with the heat and humidity and sunshine and clouds, 93 degrees for your high and here's how temperatures are going to progress. by 8:00 a.m., about 77. by 11:00, 85. by 2:00 p.m., 91 working up to your high of 93 coming down from that at 5:00 p.m., it will be about 91 degrees. so, 93 in the city, we expect even in the lehigh valley to be in the low 90's. what a big difference down the shore it will make, though. if you're going there for the air show a great way to escape the heat. you'll have an afternoon sea breeze, only 83 fore your high
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in atlantic city. wouldn't be that nice. then tomorrow it's hot and humid again with 95 for your high and just the slight chance for a thundershower at night because we've got this back door cold front that presses through. so, i think tomorrow night the best shot to see anything would be like up in the poconos, areas well to the north. and then it moves through here. high pressure builds in for the weekend. how about that? saturday, sunday, monday holiday weekends, high pressure, lots of sunshine. we've got a good one coming up. not so much today. today is hot and humid, 93 for your high with clouds mixing with sun after the morning fog burns off. tomorrow even hotter, 95, just a slight chance for a thunderstorm at the end of the day. friday it's still humid. so, even though the temperature is 86, it feels really muggy. the back door cold front comes through, maybe a few light scattered showers or thundershowers especially the first half of the day but not terribly wet. and then saturday refreshing. everything changes. you get that high moving n it's nice. we've got a low humidity, bright sunshine, 83 degrees. comfortable temperatures. sunday the heat returns. it's 90 but not horribly humid for the holiday weekend. monday hot and sunny, 91 for
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labor day and tuesday mostly sunny skies and 91 degrees. so, september is a sizzler for sure and this morning you have a couple issues like those low clouds. >> a sizzler. thank you karen. >> uh-huh. >> that's how we say it sometimes. 6:13 and up next, more stories you didn't see last night including claims that day care workers in north jersey were running a fight club involving the children. >> the online outcry continues over a pet killing that happened in a philadelphia park. matt. >> and tam, we are stuck in a fog here in northeast philadelphia along i-95 at woodhaven road. at least the overnight construction in the southbound lanes is cleared. so, they're ready for you if you're headed towards center city this morning. we're going to help you get to that atlantic city air show when "action news" continues on this wednesday morning. sure, tv has evolved over the years.
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. we're dealing with a little bit of fog out there in some areas this morning. you're taking a live look out over center city. it is 6:16, 74 degrees out there, back in the 90's today. >> almost time to roar at the shore, matt. >> yes. but i don't think you'll be flying on the way there to the ac air show today. we often see heavy delays, matt and tam, on the eastbound side of the a.c. expressway later on in the morning.
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the show starts right before noontime, goes until a little after 4 o'clock, so that's going to be happening today and you can expect delays on the eastbound a.c. expressway. if you want to avoid that, maybe think about coming in route 30 through absecon, the white horse pike or you could stay down on 662, take that into margate and then run the local streets up north into ac. or if you are going to come eastbound on that a.c. expressway, at milepost four they have one of those $20 park and rides so you can park the car there and then from 9 o'clock this morning until 6 o'clock this evening, they'll be running shuttles over to the boardwalk. same with baeder field. you can park that and then run the shuttle over to the boardwalk near albany avenue. there are shuttles 41ing from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or one more option for you, you can take njt's ac rail line. about an hour and a half from 30th street station, cost you 10 bucks each way so it's not bad at all and they're running to extra trains today to help out with that. association that's the ac air show. good luck. have fun if you're headed down there. if you're out and about in delaware this morning heading
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into it on the delaware memorial bridge no delays through the ongoing work zone there. edgemoor road is still closed westbound through the end of september. stick with 12th street instead and as of yesterday christiana avenue is closed for the next couple weeks. you could use route nine to get around that. and when it pain township our crash along 202 dekalb pike at jolly road has cleared out of the way. if you're coming down 476 hopping on the schuylkill expressway eastbound some slowing now from the blue route into the conshohocken curve. matt. >> thank you, matt. new on "action news," two former day care workers in north jersey are charged with forcing children into a so-called fight club on the school playground. prosecutors say erica kenny and chance white used the app snapchat to send clips of the disturbing fight to a group of people all for their amusement. it happened at the lightbridge academy in cranford. police say at least a dozen children are seen taking swings and shoving other kids in the videos. none of the children were seriously hurt. >> a county clerk in kentucky could be on her way to jail this morning. she is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex
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couples. >> why are you not issuing marriage licenses today? >> because i'm not. >> under whose authority are you not issuing licenses. >> under god's authority. >> rowan county clerk kim davis has been ordered to go before a federal judge tomorrow. davis says she is exercising her right to religious freedom. but the supreme court has refused to take up her appeal. >> outrage continues on social media concerning a puppy that was shot and killed in a public park in roxborough. no charges have been filed because the shooter had a permit to carry a weapon and the shooter claims the dog growled and lunged at his wife. the dog's owner claims the 11 month old pup was 20 feet away from the couple and was never a danger. despite strong reactions on facebook, police say no crime was committed. >> it is 6:19. karen rogers is looking out for some fog this morning and telling you about another day in the 90's. >> ♪ >> and we're looking at 5-mile
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>> petitions are circulating to halt plans to euthanize a black bear. a hiker in connecticut captured video of her confrontation with the male bear. officials decided putting it to sleep would be appropriate given the bear's actions. the bear appeared to be stalking the hiker and kind of got real close and sniffed the leg. bears tend to be scared of humans and don't really do this at all. that bear had been captured and relocated at least once before. looks like someone might have fed the bear perhaps. and that's just something you don't wants to do. gift them -- >> for many reasons. >> she was holding that camera remarkably steady for having a bear rider up against -- i think i would have dropped the camera. let's head outside this morning. here in delco the blue route 476 by baltimore pike, the
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media swarthmore interchange. no problems on the blue route so far this morning. in media dining under the stars again that will close state street from 5:00 until 11:00. baltimore avenue can get you around that. septa saying there's going to be a budweiser clydesdale parade by rittenhouse square tonight i don't think they're hoaring around because they set up a bunch of detours on five of the different bus routes starting at 6 o'clock. buses that run along walnut will be detoured. karen. >> storm tracker6 live double scan on fog mode to show you where the worst of the fog is right now. we've got burlington, ocean, parts of mercer county and atlantic county, we're seeing the area of red, you're looking at about a quarter mile visibility. so, that's pretty significant and that's the worst of the fog that we're noticing even along 95. how it feelings today and tomorrow, it feels humid. the dewpoints are way up there once again today. let's check out the forecast for you. we're going to see clouds mixing with sunshine today. by 9:00 a.m., 79. the fog will have dissipated by then. by noon, 87. by 3:00 p.m., 93.
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that's our high for today. by 6:00 p.m., 92 coming down from that high. yet another hot and humid day, tam. >> okay, thank you karen. they say you're only as old as you feel but when it comes to your heart health, you may be older than you think. federal and massachusetts researchers teamed up to create something called a heart calculator. it aims to help people understand their heart disease and stroke risk. users provide a few details like blood pressure, gender and body mass index that then gives you your heart age. so what if you don't like the answer, your heart turns out to be older than you are. think about the good news. it's never too late to make some healthy changes. >> ♪
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>> protesters interrupted a speech by philadelphia police commissioner charles ramsey. they shouted him down during the event at eastern state penitentiary which is on the top pick of improving police relations. the demonstrators are calling for justice for brandon tate brown and for others. tate brown was shot to death by police officers last december in mayfair. those officers involved were cleared of any wrongdoing. >> pope francis will arrive in philadelphia for the world meeting of families in just 23 days. the archdiocese has been handing out these clear back packs for attendees. the transparent bags will help security personnel see the contents. the back packs are the creation of linda milano a sicklerville business owner. the archdiocese ordered more than 15,000 of them. >> 23 days, can't believe how
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>> breaking now on "action news," a fast moving fire traps a family of four at the jersey shore. at least three of them have died. >> new this morning, a famous wrestler has been charged with a girlfriend's murder decades after her death. we're hearing from her family for the first time. >> happening today, a delaware county district in dire straits plans to start the school year as scheduled but staffers have to sacrifice their pay for that to happen. >> good morning, it's 6:30 on this wednesday september 2nd. david is off. let's head over to karen karen rogers and matt pelman.
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>> there's so much moisture in the low levels of the atmosphere. you can see the condensation on the windows, on your windshields this morning and we have reduced visibility because of the fog. look at these latest numbers. just .3 of a mile now in trenton. that's new. beach haven near zero in atlantic city airport in pomona. .3 of a mile in wildwood, in millville. you're still at 4-mile visibility at philadelphia international airport. and 1.5 in wilmington. so be careful as you're headed out especially east of the city of philadelphia. you've got that fog. satellite6 and action radar slowing that high and mid level clouds that are streaming in but we're going to have a day with sunshine m-y mixing with some of these clouds. once we get this fog out of here. it is an ozone action day, though. the air quality and an alert today for the unhealthy, sensitive groups, the young elderly once again people with respiratory issues try to avoid being outside in the height of the day. 74 degrees currently in philadelphia. it is warm. it's just horribly muggy out here right now. here's how your day is going to look. by 8:00 a.m., sunshine mixing with some clouds and 77.
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by noon, 87, jumping things up there. by 3:00 p.m., 93. that's your high for today. by 6:00 p.m., coming down from that and 92 degrees. if you are looking for some relief in the accuweather forecast we've got that answer for you. you have to wait for it. it's not today, it's not tomorrow but don't worry, matt pelman it's coming. details on that in just a minute. >> we know a lot of people are looking nouri leaflooking for t. it's becoming complicated because the fog is becoming thicker by each passing half hour. the fog was not nearly as thick as it is now in east falls. this is the roosevelt boulevard boulevard extension ton complicate matters farther we had a vehicle that broke down, it was a work van broke down in the right lane. just got moving again butter it covered a little bit of a delay coming down from fox street through this points on down toward the schuylkill expressway. the van is out of the way but the delay is still there. let's check out 95 in the great northeast. yeah, good luck. by cottman avenue we're fogged in here but if we could see it
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we would see a southbound delay from academy to cottman. then it slows again from past the betsy ross bridge through this points at allegheny into girard. normal morning stuff but a little fog out there making things even a little slower than normal along 95. crash in whitpain along 202 at jolly road has cleared out. no-no need would worry about that. 422 closed overnight westbound at 100. the construction crews have cleared there so you can get by once again headed towards berks county. if you're headed for the ben franklin bridge already just a tad slow westbound from the mid span into eighth and vine. matt. >> thank you, matt. we continue to follow breaking news in monmouth county, new jersey. at least three people have been killed in a house fire. it happened on joline avenue in long branch around midnight. officials say the fast moving flames trapped a family of two adults and two children. the fire was so intense on the inside of the home flames pushed back police when they tried to get inside. three of the family members died at the scene. a fourth person is in the hospital in critical condition.
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stay with "action news" and for the update on the fire at the jersey shore. there is new reaction this morning to the cold case arrest of former pro wrestling star jimmy super fly snuka. the 72-year-old faces murder charges in lehigh county for the 1983 death of his girlfriend nancy argentino. the wrestler who now lives in camden county had long been a person of interest in his 2012 autobiography snuka maintains his innocence. argentino's sister, however, says the book renewed their pursuit of justice. >> it gave us a lot of insight into the case and things that we didn't know, things that were shocking and alarming to us -- he kind of did himself in. he said in his book that he had a guilty conscience and he has to live with that. >> the wwe tells "action news" snuka is currently under a nonwrestling legends contract which is now being reviewed. >> happening today secretary
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of state john kerry brings his full court press on the iran nuclear deal here to philadelphia. kerry will speak at the national constitution center to lay out the obama administration's case for supporting the agreement. opposing lawmakers worry iran will not live up to its ends of the bargain. president obama is one vote short in the senate to undo efforts to block the deal. local senators are split on the issue. just yesterday pennsylvania democrat bob casey and delaware democrat chris coons joined delaware senator tom carper in support of the deal. but pennsylvania republican pat toomey and new jersey democrat bob menendez are opposed. new jersey democrat cory booker is the only local senator who has not yet revealed his position. but experts say it feels as though momentum is moving in the president's direction. >> happening this morning, a distressed school district in delaware county goes back in session but the financial burdens are so bad teachers have agreed to work without pay. "action news" reporter katherine scott is li live outside chester high school.
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matt, teachers parents community leaders will be here within an hour to start off the year with a bell ringing ceremony. they just started to september right now. they're welcoming back students and teachers. as they do that they'll continue to work even though they don't know when they're going to get paid next. last week teachers and support staff voted unanimously to keep working even though the district wasn't going to be able to make payroll on september 9th. the vote came after a judge rejected a financial recovery plan that would cut funding to special education students at charter schools in the district. the chester-upland school district has been plagued with troubles financially for 25 years and is currently under state control. about half the students in the district attend charter schools. teachers say the main problem is what they have to pay charter schools. the school district receivers roughly $16,000 from the state for children with learning disabilities but is required to give $40,000 for each of those students. educators here are calling on state lawmakers to fix the financial problems that have
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gripped this district for years. >> we've been here before. we've been under a great pressure for a long period of time to perform for our children and we realize that our children, we're all they have. we know we need to do these things for our children so we're going to do them. >> reporter: so, bell ringing ceremony takes place in about an hour's time. then it's back to class for these students. we're live in chester, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> all right, thank you, katherine. eagles legends has stepped in and saved the day after burglars dampened the spirits of young athletes in philadelphia. former birds qb ron jaworski's clarity jaws youth playbook donated thousands of dollars in equipment to the frankford chargers. thieves broke into a storage shed last month and made off with vital equipment needed to play. things like helmets and shoulder pads. you can't play without that. jaworski says he couldn't imagine these kids not getting a chance to play all because somebody out there stole their dreams. the chargers went undefeated last year and won the 2014
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american youth national football championship in florida and we're glad to see they'll now have the equipment they need. >> 6:38 now. let's talk about that accuweather forecast. >> we've got fog out there and it's a big issue as you're traveling this morning. ooh want to start with storm tracker6 live double scan where you can see that we're dry but i've got our street level view of double scan on the fog detection mode. so, you can get a sense of this 'cause it's a threat if you're in some of the areas that's pretty bad. areas highlighted by red, those are the worst of it currently and that's where you've got fog less than a quarter mile visibility. so, now we're seeing it in trenton, all along i-95, right, there was philadelphia, but the worst of it probably in mercer county right now. so, look for that as well as in the burlington and ocean counties. you can see parts of camden county cut off by this and atlantic as well. be careful. i know a lot of people headed towards atlantic city for the big air show. later on you'll be fine but right now right on the atlantic city expressway you've got that fog. let's go on outside and show you what it looks like right now as sky6 looks live at
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philadelphia international airport and at philadelphia international airport we've got about 4-mile visibility. so, it's a little bit better there but still could be an issue as you're flying out. 74 degrees the current temperature, the dewpoint 69, the winds out of the north-northwest, not much of a breeze and the barometric pressure is falling. satellite6 and action radar showing that in addition to the fog, once that dissipates in a few hours, you've got some high clouds that are streaming in as well. association not a perfectly sunny day but a day with sunshine and some clouds but a day we're heating up once again. we're still in this heat wave. no break just yet but you can head to atlantic city. you'll not only see the air show, you'll get a big break from the heat. 83 for your high. and with an afternoon sea breeze they're not going to get nearly as high as we are so it's warm and humid, clouds and sunshine with an afternoon sea breeze, really a great day for the atlantic city air show. and in the lehigh valley mostly sunny skies, humid, 91. even in the lehigh valley you'll be hovering around 90 degrees. 93 is our high here in the city. by 8:00 a.m., 77. by 11:00 a.m., 86. by 2:00 p.m., 91. and by 5:00 p.m., coming down from that high of 93 at
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91 degrees. i want to show you the dewpoints right now. really the next couple of days we've got those dewpoints pretty high. you feel the humidity. look at the change that happens, though. on friday into saturday, back door cold front comes through. and the dewpoints are way down there and the weekend is really comfortable which works out well because it's a holiday weekend. association let's check it out in that exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. hot and humid today, 93. we've got morning fog and then in the afternoon these high clouds mixing with the sun. but tomorrow it's even hotter, 95. just a slight chance for a shower or a thunderstorm, possibly at the end of the day, areas north of the city because the back door cold front was coming from the north. friday it will be moving through our area and we'll have a which you can chances for light scattered showers or a thundershower especially the first half of the day but not terribly wet. 86 degrees for your high on friday with a mix of sun and clouds. it's still humid even though you get a break from the temperatures. saturday refreshing. low humidity, sunshine, no problems for the temple game, 83. sunday the heat returns, not
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much of a break, right, we got it just saturday. the heat returns, 90's for your high with sunshine on sunday. monday it's not 91. humidity is not so bad so we can take it. tuesday mostly sunny skies and 91 degrees. at least at this point looking like a dry and sunny holiday weekends. not too has been glee no. >> no. >> no. rightno -- not too shabb. >> the manhunts continues for three suspects wanted for a police officer's murder. >> a prestigious fleet makes its triumphant return to the atlantic city air show. matt. >> going to help you good tote that air show. we're also watch something soupy conditions this morning here in bensalem bucks county along route one at street road. had a couple vehicles pulled off to the side here. i think it was a crash but they just pulled away so everything is opened. it's just a foggy start. we'll check the fog along 95 when "action news" continues on this wednesday morning.
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>> ♪ >> 6:44. little haziness here in center city philadelphia. other areas seeing fog closer to the ground. 74 degrees right now. we're getting yo up to 93. heat wave continues in the delaware valley. >> let's go to matt pelman. this is the time of the morning the commute picks up. how does it look. >> yes, so we are seeing some really slow speeds not only because it's that time in the morning but also because we're having a hard time seeing this morning. this is 95 in the southbound lanes it's extra heavy because of the foggy conditions here. you slow first from past academy to cottman and then again if the betsy ross bridge through this point at allegheny, into girard. just trying to make your way into center city and see through the thick fog along 95 this morning.
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it's especially thick on 95, route one as well in bucks county. that's where we're seeing the most. had a broken down work van on the roosevelt boulevard extension southbound close to ridge avenue. that's out of the way now. the delay thinning there. but you have one on the schuylkill just off the boulevard westbound side he headed out toward gladwyne. watching a new crash in east norriton along germantown pike atwhat whitehall road. traveling through moorestown new jersey watch out for pse&g work along borton landing road near third streak. stanwick road would be a better bet starting at 8:30 going until about noon. of course it's a very big day down in ac with the big air show so we're going to see big delays along the a.c. expressway eastbound later this morning. coming into the air show you might want to think about using route 30 through absecon, you could take 662 into margate and work your way north where they've got a couple parking rides available, one along the a.c. expressway eastbound at milepost four or baeder field and then they operate shuttles between those park and rides and the boardwalk from 9:00 a.m. this morning until 6:00
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this evening. njt is also offering a couple extra trains on the ac airline. about an hour and a half ride down from center city to ac. 10 bucks each way so that, too, could be a good way to go. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. developing right now in illinois the manhunt goes on for three suspect wanted for killing a police officer. law enforcement went door to door last night in fox lake, a town north of chicago looking for the trio. they're accused of gunning down lieutenant charles gliniewicz during a foot chase yesterday morning. gliniewicz was a 32 year veteran of the force an father of four. he was just weeks away from retirement. >> happening today, the first court date in the freddie gray case nearly four months after his controversial death sparked riots and protests in baltimore and elsewhere. defense attorneys for the six baltimore police officers will appear in court along with the prosecutors. a judge will decide whether any charges should be dismissed and whether the defendants should be tried together or separately. the officers face charges ranging from seconds degree assault to second degree
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depraved heart murder. gray died on april 19th a week after he suffered a spinal injury while in police custody. >> a high schooler is credited with saving a fisherman. he pulled that man off of a boat that exploded in upstate new york. this happened last night on lake george. the boater is seriously burned. the teen was also hurt. investigators say the boat owner had just finished fueling when the blast occurred. firefighters worked with the marina owner to corral the burning boat and to make sure that it didn't leak any fuel into the lake. a spacecraft on its way to the international space station. the three man crew will arrive by friday. this was the 500th launch from the same pad used by the first man in space. >> 6:47. a live preview of "gma" is next. karen. >> the visibility reports update constantly. i want to show you the very latest. we're still at near zero visibility in atlantic city. .3 of a mile in wildwood and millville. now back down to zero in beach haven, .3 of a mile in
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trenton, 1.5 in wilmington and 4-mile visibility at philadelphia. the fog is an issue. we'll talk about the rest of the forecast, the heat and humidity, issues number two and three, all that coming up when "action news" comes right back. sure, tv has evolved over the years.
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illinois right now. three men wanted for gunning down that police officer, a 30 year veteran and father of four. we're live on the scene this morning with the latest. also ahead the race for the white house jeb bush firing back at donald trump after weeks of attacks. trump joining us live to discuss all that this morning. plus an abc news exclusive. the hero teacher in west virginia is speaking out for the first time. her quick thinking saved lives when an armed student held her classroom hostage last week. we'll tell you how she was able to keep the gunman calm. and then switching gears, "dancing with the stars" taking over times square. four of the stars hitting the ballroom this season have remained a mystery until this morning. we'll have the big reveal with their partners all next on "good morning america." >> you love secrets amy. lovers keeping them. >> she loves dancing witnesses stars. >> thanks, amy he. >> no secrets here. i'm going to show you everything i've got on the roads, on the roads, on the roads. 422 eastbound side now slow
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going from past oaks into 23. fog is not bad here. how about 42? a little more fog here but again, not terrible. northbound building volume headed toward 295. and then our good buddy ben, the fog is probably worst of the three shots and now we're seeing some slow going westbound from the mid span to eighth and vine. karen. >> storm tracker6 live double scan on fog detection mode showing us that the areas of red just a quarter mile visibility. we can go in to show you exactly where you're seeing this. so, along the schuylkill expressway that's where we've got about a mile visibility north of the city, near route one you're traveling in a quarter mile visibility, even on 276 now in trenton, all along i-95 all through parts of ocean, burlington county, atlantic counties in new jersey, even in salem along route 49 some of the worst of it there. a lot of people headed do unto atlantic city. it's going to be a great day for the air show. if you're traveling very earing you can see near pomona at atlantic city international you're in the area with just a quarter mile visibility. gets a little better right at
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the coastline. still not causing any flight delays yet at philadelphia international airport but watch for that. otherwise it's hot and humid, a high of 93 today, matt. >> okay, karen and as you say, all that fog should be clear when the 13th annual atlantic city air show begins at 11:00 a.m. today. the blue angels are back for the first time since 2006. they got in a practice run yesterday. the show begins, as we said, just after 11:00 a.m. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> breaking news in new jersey. three people die when a family's home became trapped, began to burn trapping them inside. this happened in long branch monmouth county overnight. traci kratzer charged with stealing from a charity web site she started for a friend. montgomery county officials say the money was supposed to help out for that friend's cancer treatment. >> fog is thick this morning along 95 as we look live by the betsy ross bridge you can see and traffic is pretty thick, too. southbound lanes busy by cottman again if the betsy ross bridge into girard. karen. >> fog definitely an issue as you head out the doorly it's 74 degrees. it's warm and humid already. the heat and humidity another big issue. 93 for your high today. by 9:00 a.m., 79. by noon, 87. by 3:00 p.m., 93. by 6:00 p.m., coming down from that 92 degrees and an air quality alert day. >> is that all you know? >> i got a lot -- no, i know a lot. [laughter] >> we'll get to that later.
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good morning, america. happening right now, a massive manhunt for three cop killers. >> send everybody you possibly can. officer is down. s.w.a.t. teams go door to do searching for the suspects who gunned down the 32-year veteran and father of four. schools closed, residents urged to stay inside, an entire community on alert. new this morning, the gloves are off. jeb bush on the attack going after donald trump. calling him a bully. the fight getting personal and trump here live this morning responding only on "gma." taken hostage. the terrifying moments when a gunman walked into a classroom with a gun. >> i thought that it was my time. >> how this hero teacher got her students to remain calm and make a dramatic escape. it's an abc news exclusive. >> this morning -- >>


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