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5:00 a.m. on this thursday, september 17. breaking developments overnight. >> gunshots explode overnight in two separate shootings blocks 'part. >> powerful video after a strong earthquake in south america. we'll tell you why states here on are alert. >> pope francis' visit will cause road blocks and gridlock. >> let's go over to david murphy with weather good morning. >> reporter: no issues this
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morning, we have sun up over the horizon, sun glare will be an issue. some cloud cover to the south in southern delaware and along the coast in south jersey, that will be thinning out quickly. we have reports of light patchy fog here and there. 64 degrees in philadelphia currently. 56 in allentown. these numbers similar to what we've been looking at the last couple of mornings at this hour. heading out the door temperatures. 61 degrees by 6:00. # p.m., 63. winds are light and overall it's comfortable. this afternoon it gets warm, 8 # degrees by noon. 86 by 3:00 p.m. the high today 87 like yesterday hitting about 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. we're introducing an air quality issue into the picture today. it's a code orange ozone action alert in philadelphia and parts of southeastern pennsylvania and particularly in urban centers,
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people who suffer from heart and respiratory ailments want to limit your exposure from noon to 6:00 p.m. karen rogers this pattern continues into the weekend. i'll have the details in the seven day. >> reporter: this is i-95 at the blue route, northbound traffic as you head toward the airport. we've been watching construction crews backing up and picking up the cones and clearing out on time, looking good out there, you're moving better on i-95 northbound. on the big picture, construction i-95 northbound at cottman, extra construction is cleared. the benjamin franklin parkway outbound we have the right lane blocked, you want to get readier for -- ready for the restrictions for the papal visit. we see crews out there and the ramps to the eastbound lanes we have crews out there currently this morning that will be clearing out in a couple of
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minutes or two if they are on time. let's look in new jersey, 42 northbound traffic southbound past 55 we had emergency sign repair. it had been blocking the three right lanes, they cleared that. so looking better right now. traffic is moving okay northbound. matt and tam. >> thank you, karen. developing news this morning, there were two separate shootings in philadelphia overnight, three people were hit by all of the gunfire. now in the first incident it happened at 54th and walnut in west philadelphia. two men were shot during an attempted robbery late last night. both men were taken to presbyterian hospital where they are in stable condition. police are looking at nearby surveillance video hoping for possible suspects. in the second event of the gunfire, a 23-year-old man was shot at 55th and walton avenue at 12:15. he heard gunshots and realized
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he was shot in the thigh. that man was taken to presbyterian hospital and is in stable condition. police are checking surveillance video in this case hoping the video tape yields some clues. we're nine days away from pope francis. crews are working around the clock preparing for the historic event. starting next week people in certain areas need to move their cars or they will be towed. every day you'll see new things and hear new things and penndot will release more road closures and restrictions. let's go over to katherine scott live along the parkway with the latest for you. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam, yeah, there are going to be a lot of closures in the city, on the benjamin franklin parkway where we are, the set up is underway for the event next week and a lot of heys in the area. we have more information on the closures and when they come to
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an end. >> i live in king of prussia and work in philadelphia. we'll see what happens. >> reporter: as the papal visit approaches the reality of the traffic restrictions are setting in. i76 eastbound will be shut down from 476 to i-95. i-95 will be close to route 1. the schuylkill expressway is open webbed from the boulevard to the blue route. 76 will be closed in both directions 76 to route 1. state police and penndot will put up barricades tomorrow at 10:00 p.m. you'll probably wondering why so many roads are closed for such a long period of time. >> public safety first and for most, it's to allow security details and law enforcement to
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move through the area effectively. >> reporter: charters -- charter buses will be traveling the highway to move people around. electronic signs across the mid atlantic region will alert drivers to travel times and way to avoid the philadelphia area. >> you'll see the signs as far south as baltimore up through scranton through north jersey and parts of new york. and back here live where you can see the set up is underway for the papal event this is an area that is restricted and of course there's a lot of major highways swell, you just heard. when is everything being removed and opening back up. penndot says that depends on how was barriers are removed. it boils down to public safety, but expect restrictions to last into monday. we're live along the parkway, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> okay, katherine, thank you
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for that. there's a new parking option for people coming in from new jersey for the papal visit. the city of camden is opening along the waterfront that was going to be used for bus parking. there will be space there for 8,000 cars. drivers have to preregister, the cost is $43 a day. once your parked what are the options? ride patco or the river ferry or walk over the ben franklin bridge. you can get continue updates on the pope visit pope on twitter. -- 6abc.com pope. officers were transporting robinson when he broke the window and jumped out of the moving vehicle. he was seen along the 400 block of martin luther king boulevard.
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he was shackled at the time. he was arrested on weapons offenses. >> the death of a temple student was ruled a murder. 29-year-old brandon meade was arrested for killing his girlfriend. her body was discovered last month at her home. she had a single gunshot wound to the head. the autopsy showed it was impossible for her to take her own life. >> 11 candidates were invited to the republican event at the ronald reagan library. there was back and forth bickering with donald trump. jeb bush stopped trump when the billionaire attacked george w.bush for the 2003 iraq invasion. jeb bush said his brother has kept us safe. we'll have more on the debate in
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the next half-hour. donald trump will weigh in ons performance on the debate, watch george stephanopoulos after "action news." >> let's look at what's coming up in accuweather. >> reporter: we have a change coming over the weekend. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry. live sky6 live hd lots of stars out and the sky is getting brighter in the east and the winds are calm. 56 in allentown. 58 in reading, a cool start in the northern and western suburbs. trenton, 60. philadelphia, 64 and 60 in wilmington. 55 in millville. down the shore we're ranging 58 to 69 on the point in cape may. satellite shows you there's a little extra cloud cover especially in south jersey and southern delaware. this should rotate away from us and erode as the system to to te
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south gets off the coast. in allentown, 86 similar to yesterday, lots of sun in play. down the shore another similar high 82 degrees on the boardwalk this afternoon. mostly sunny and pleasant without much wind in play. in philadelphia, sun and pleasant. 87, there could a couple of high clouds around at times. winds out of the southwest like yesterday only 4 to # miles pers per hour. 63 by 8:00 a.m. another great morning to get out there and get your exercising done. 11:00 a.m., 79. mid 80s through 5:00 p.m. with the high of 87 around 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. as we look ahead for the next three days we're looking at highs around 87 today tomorrow and saturday. when you compare that to normal it's ten degrees above average and more typical of july, early august. we get a nice squeeze out of the
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end of summer. things will change as we go into early next week. bright and warm today, high of 87. we'll repeat that forecast for friday and saturday, beautiful weather might be a little bit more humid friday and saturday, but not too bad. sunday a front comes through giving us a clouds and sun mix. if there's a shower attached to this, it's spotty and light and mainly in the morning so i'm thinking things look good for the eagles home opener and the union game at ppl park. next week, it's back to reality. we'll see highs in the 70s, and well get a little unsettled with a lot of cloud cover around and chance of pop-up shower, monday, tuesday, wednesday, monday i'm on the fence with that because some of the models are disagreeing, but we're back in the 70s next week. >> a strong earthquake in chile
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has taken a deadly turn. >> an action of a student in texas may lead to a trip to the white house. >> reporter: looking at morrisville approaching route 1 and pennsylvania avenue. we'll look live at the schuylkill expressway. >> when we come back, ben carson, carly fiorina, donald trump and the hot guy, we'll explain later in the morning buzz.
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live look here, philadelphia
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international airport. a cool start to your thursday morning, 67 degrees, it is 5:15. what you got on the roads, not many people on that one. it's early and we're moving nicely so far. we're sure that will change later, so enjoy it now. quiet scene on the schuylkill expressway, 202 westbound traffic heading toward the turnpike. overnight construction has cleared. no big problems. we had an accident on collegeville road it cleared. it wasn't very serious and traffic in that area moving a lot better. on the turnpike westbound near bensalem we have crews blocking two lanes, one westbound near willow grove and restrictions on the ramp from fort washington to the turnpike westbound. crews are out there and working hard. 295 northbound between 47 and 43 watch for the construction blocking the left lane and the
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exit ramp for another 45 minutes or so. on the turnpike between exit 3 and 2 we have the left lane blocked. we have a touch of fog in one or two places. earlier in millville we saw 5 miles. 2.5 in reading. i'm noticing a little bit fog in and around the reporting sites right there. 64 in the city. nice and comfortable in the suburbs, just in the 50s, again, but temperatures today will be ten degrees above average. lots of sun, 87 for the high. >> breaking news, an earthquake in chile at least five people have been killed in the wake of the magnitude 8.3 quake. that struck off the county's northern coast last night. that's a biggy. people ran into the streets of santiago after buildings started to sway. you can see the camera shaking
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during this live broadcast. small tsunami waves triggered flooding. hawaii and california coast are under tsunamis. the aid to governor cuomo shot in the head at a street festival has decide. a stray bullet hit him in the head during the annual west i indies parade. has died. former philly jason werth home runs, washington embarrasses the phillies 12-2.
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general rule motor will pay massive fines for faulty ignition switches. >> big changes are coming for the laundry pods that kind of look like candy. s.just one more alarm clock of
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the week tomorrow morning. let's look outside on the ben franklin bridge and see what's going on. we have construction eastbound blocking the right lane, don't worry there you go, no would-be delays just yet. you know what, you're moving and you're moving pretty good. in cape may county middle township we have construction blocking the right lane route 9 both ways between 47 and the parkway. mass transit is on time. >> reporter: if we're dressing the kids this morning, and we usually do karen, we are putting a jacket on them, maybe they
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need it maybe they don't. this afternoon, shorts and ts. 68 by his by 9:00 a.m. 83 at noon, 86 by 3:00 p.m. 89 high will be 87 degrees similar to yesterday around 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. down the the airport hoping for all green aircraft on the big board, no chance of rain in our most commonly traveled destinations. a cigarette may no longer be part of new york cool. in 2,014,900,000 new yorkers smoked. that's down from a million. smoking is the nation's leading cause of preventible disease. >> up next in the morning buzz, the man who may have turned out to be the true winner in the gop
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debate and he is not running for president. >> one comedian said sorry for 15 careers he lied about 9/11. first up, here's america's money. good morning, topping america's money a massive settlement over the gm ignition defect. >> gm will pay a fine of $900 million to settle a criminal escalate. the ignition switch defect is tied to 920 deaths. laundry detergent pods have been blamed for thousands of poisonings because they look like candies. burger king ready for halloween rolling out a special who were on a black bun. it is common in asia first time in the u.s. and they will have pumpkin spice
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>> a texas teen who was accused of bringing a fake bomb to school has received an invitation to the white house. police led achmed muhammad out of the school in handcuffs. the #i stand with achmed spread
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across twitter. president obama took to tweeter and invited him to washington out of sympathy. somebody who was sitting behind a moderator. take a look at this young man sitting behind jake tapper, social media, blew up who is this guy in the gray suit. they are calling him icandy and hot guy. this guy going to show up on one of the late night shows. as of now he has not been identified. but for sitting in that seat he is getting more attention than anybody on the stage. >> one of the morning shows today will find him. i guarantee you. >> hot guy call us, we would like to talk to you. >> 5:26 the next half-hour of
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"action news," the three burglars who use power tools to raid a local drugstore. >> they americans who foiled an attack on the paris-bound train will be at the nation's capitol today. those stories and more when "action news" comes right back.
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philadelphia is following pope francis' call to care for the poor. the city is reaching out to the homeless ahead of the papal stay. >> thieves use power tools to snatch up drugs. >> carly fiorina making her presence known in the second gop debate. >> a lot of people thinking she won the whole thing. let's head over to david murphy and karen rogers with traffic and weather. >> reporter: it's a nice
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morning. we have clouds in delaware and south jersey, generally speaking it will be a sunny day building. 55 in allentown. 58 in reading. 60 in trenton. you look at the numbers this is similar to what we showed you jetter no morning. 61 by 6:00 a.m. 63 by 8:00 a.m. slight chance of patchy fog, most of you won't have to worry about that. 64 on the storm tracker 6 live app on the way to school. 63 by 8:00 a.m. noon, 83. 86 by 3:00 p.m. like yesterday we'll get a high of 87 late in the day around 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. an air quality alert has been declared across urban centers from philadelphia south across new jersey and delaware. this is a code orange ozone action alert for those of you in sensitive groups

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