tv Action News 5PM ABC October 2, 2015 5:00pm-6:01pm EDT
is a huge problem there but let's begin with our team of meteorologists cecily tynan and adam joseph. cecily, let's start with you at the big board. >> hi, rick and monica. it certainly is a nasty day. it's wet, it's windy, it's cold and double scan live showing that we've got a solid area of rain right over our viewing area. most of it is moderate but as we zoom in you can see some pockets of embedded heavier downpours in the yellow, one right now has just moved through trenton. it's kind of pinwheeling towards pennington, route one. we also have another one working up 611 near new hope and we will see these rounds of rain continuing through the night into the early hours tomorrow morning. now, a wider view on double scan shows you the setup. we've been talking about this all week. we've got that stalled frontal boundary blocking high pressure up to the north and what this is doing, it's funneling those winds out of the east-northeast off the atlantic pulling in all the moisture in the form of that heavy rain and also create something very intense winds.
wave heights a big problem. the strongest wave heights right now from lbi to rehoboth right off shore we're looking at 12 to 15-foot waves and this unfortunately is causing a lot of beach erosion and a lot of coastal flooding. and then we have the winds. they are whipping. a peak wind gust tuckerton 52 miles an hour. we're talking about tropical storm force winds and this has nothing to do with a hurricane. delaware bay 48 miles per hour, lbi47. the same in ocean city and north beach haven reporting a peak wind gust of 44 miles per hour. unfortunately the winds will still be a factor right into the weekend. it's going to take awhile for things to quiet down. for details on that and the latest on hurricane joaquin let's head over to meteorologist adam joseph. >> yeah, these peak wind gusts are going to remain the strongest at the shore as we get into your saturday, so if we take a look at the map in total, from lancaster reading allentown through the day tomorrow wind gusts around 20, 30 miles an hour. for wilmington, philadelphia, trenton, the delaware valley,
30 to 40 miles an hour, very similar to today, maybe a little higher early in the morning. and then right along the shore winds gusting still 40 to 55 miles an hour and that trend with that northeasterly wind will continue to pile up the water not only into tonight, saturday, saturday night and throughout the day on sunday, so coastal flood warnings remain into effect into the end of the weekend, moderate to major flooding expected. what you witnessed today down there, that will be repeated at least four more times as we get into the weekend. the next high tide of concern is around midnight. waves will continue to be six to 10 feet t the back bays, the delaware bay into the delaware river the also expecting some of that flooding during the high advertisement as we takhightide. with hurricane joaquin winds down to 125 miles an hour. still a major category three hurricane, it was a category four an hour ago. it is starting to lift now to the north away from the
bahamas and again that low pressure that is near jacksonville florida is not going to capture joaquin so joaquin will keep its own track as it heads to the north and eventually northeast and it will be just off of our coast -- i say just but it's many hundreds of miles as a category one on monday. so the only thing joaquin is going to do for any coastline along the u.s. is just bring some higher waves early next week. monica, when meteorologist cecily tynan comes back she'll talk about the return of sun and a really nice seven-day to show you coming up a little bit later. >> thank you adam. well the jersey shore as you heard is being hit hardest by this storm. the rough surf is already eating away at the beaches and roads throughout shore towns are under water tonight. "action news" reporter eva pilgrim live in north wildwood to show us condition there is right now. eva. >> reporter: monica, we are seeing some improving conditions as far as the flood waters go. the wind still a major issue here tonight. you can see the roads have started to clear almost
completely now at this hour, but the wind, if you look at that flag up there, whipping around. the wind is absolutely brutal. now, just to show you how high the water was at some point, let me just show you some of the erosion here of this flower bed. you can see the chips that were here have been pushed all the way through the grass and there's actually two layers of floods you can see where it was at its absolute highest. this flood water is moving with the tide and right now we're at low tide so the water has moved out. however, people here are waiting for the next high tide to roll in. water rushes down streets where cars usually drive. >> the water is already up to my second step. >> reporter: this area of north wildwood is prone to flooding during heavy rain and storms. the residents say it's not usually this bad. it's already hard to see where the back bay ends and the island begins and the rain isn't anywhere near done. >> that's kind of little bit scary cars it may get very high.
>> this is the worst we've seen for awhile, so we're real just hoping that it doesn't get as bad as sandy. >> reporter: the flooding has closed down the roads around the restaurant keeping the regulars away. cane keeps watch over the water out the window. >> hurricane sandy i lost my whole first floor. >> reporter: today she already has water up to her second step. >> my kids just bought me a car and i have it off the island. i'm not taking any chances. >> reporter: as the rain continues to fall, sand bags stand watch over businesses that have already closed. >> even with the flooding, yes, i wouldn't want to be anywhere else. >> wait and see. >.>> reporter: back out here live in north wildwood, you heard adam mention that the next high tide is expected about midnight. we talked with police here. they aren't too concerned that this next round of flooding at high tide will be any worse than what we've already seen.
of course, they have the roads still closed down but people are starting to be able to drive along them at this hour. we're live here in north wildwood, eva pilgrim channel6 "action news." >> eva, thank you. new jersey governor chris christie let residents know today the state is prepared to deal with the effects of coastal flooding. he was in sea isle city around noon today to give an update. the good news is, of course, hurricane joaquin no longer is a threat but the state of emergency declared by the governor yesterday remains in place tonight. as we've shown you the heavy rain and strong winds are causing flooding and beach erosion all along the jersey shore. >> we're not getting the amount of rain that we thought initially we were going get which is good news from a flooding perspective but we're still going have moderate to major flooding in our four southern counties in cape may atlantic cumberland and salem. so we need to be prepared for that. >> governor christie added shelters are in place if evacuations are issued. and keep an eye on this nasty weather with 6abc.com/weather.
we're updating the latest reports from our "action news" team along with videos and photos of the flooded areas. we're also keeping a watchful eye on hurricane joaquin as it heads north. >> investigators now say they have recovered 13 weapons from the shooter who killed nine people in oregon yesterday, six weapons at the killing scene, seven weapons at his apartment. all were purchased legally, seven of them by chris harper mercer or his family in the last three years. detectives are not saying yet if they have a clear motive for the shootings. oregon's governor said we have to prevent these mass shootings but that today it's time to help the community heal. >> we can honor the lives lost at umpqua community college best by remembering what it means to be a caring community. to demonstrate more kindness. respect each other more. and take the time to truly connect to the people around us. >> meantime six of the injured
at the college remain at two different hospitals. one was slot in the head. another was hit in the spine. >> new tonight, philadelphia police have released surveillance video of a man suspected of raping a 20-year-old female student at temple university. happened early this week right next to the campus. "action news" reporter john rawlins has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police have video of the man they believe is the suspect in monday's robbery and rape. he is seen here riding the subway near broad and eerie sometime after monday night's attack. what investigators don't have at this point is his name. >> we believe this is our suspect in this particular crime. he's as yet unidentified. we're asking the public to help us. >> reporter: it was monday evening not long after 11:00 p.m. when a temple student was on her way home from the library as she neared a construction site she heard footsteps. she turned as man who police believe to be this man struck her telling the victim not to
scream,. >> he produced a weapon, a small handgun, forced the victim behind a construction pod or dumpster in the 1400 block of carlisle street where he robbed her and then sexually assaulted her before he fled the location. >> reporter: captain darby said there was a spate of reported robberies last weekend not far from monday's robbery and attack. one theory being examined he says, this man could be responsible for at least one of those earlier robberies: so, if you recognize the man in the video the police would like to get him off the streets and are urging you to call 686 tips. in north philadelphia, john rawlins channel6 "action news." >> it has taken almost a week but the ben franklin parkway is completely reopened following the papal visit. crews have been working since last sunday night right after pope francis left to take down the massive stage and fencing along the parkway.
the final part eakins oval reopened this afternoon. >> all right, speaking of traffic, let's see how things are rolling out there on a friday rush hour. >> t.g.i.f. to you, matt pelman. >> yes, indeed. that parkway will close again on sunday unfortunately but for a good reason, for the puerto rican and pulaski day parades. we're happy it is opened this afternoon rick and monica. cross one problem off the list. now there are just about 50 to go including this disabled vehicle on the schuylkill eastbound just past the roosevelt boulevard. he was trying to make it off to the side, didn't quite make it so now he's taking out the two right lanes jamming traffic eastbound coming away from city avenue. but the westbound travel time is worse. a solid line now from girard avenue the whole way out to 202 in king of prussia. that's where that crash that we told you about last half hour is now off to the side. the schuylkill delays causing jams on the southbound side of the roosevelt boulevard headed towards 76 and northbound blocked up from the schuylkill up to broad street as it is most afternoons. still have that flooding on 95 northbound side near
allegheny. jams coming north of washington avenue. had an earlier crash on the southbound northeast extension. that's gone. now there's one on the northbound side approaching lansdale. so speeds are just in the 20's coming north of the mid-county tollsly and in paoli we still have that downed tree closing sugartown road. high water near glen avenue near 30. several vehicles are actually stuck in the water there. that's were we don't want to z turn around don't drown is what cecily always says. >> much more to come. a big change to the way some folks perform cpr is helping people get over the fear of jumping in to save someone who stopped breathing. details next in health check. >> meantime looking live from sky6 hd at philadelphia international airport. and the run ways are soaked tonight. meteorologist cecily tynan has an update on your accuweather forecast for a very wet weekend when we come right back. >> ♪
mom this is hugely important. is there anywhere in your house i can get a good signal? anyway, you were saying. it's a tragic love story. i love tragedy. what is that noise? what? i'm on set. what movie? i'm shooting a movie about laundry. leave slow internet behind. a movie about laundry? yeah the 100% fiber optics network gives you the fastest wi-fi available when you need it the most. get out of the past. get fios.
ññ >> a somber ceremony in burlington county today to remember victims of domestic violence. it took place here at rowan college in mount holly new jersey. members of the burlington county silent witness project added two standing silhouettes to their exhibit right there to honor the memory of two more victims who were murdered due to domestic violence. october is domestic violence awareness month and organizers
say this event too many children, women and even pets dying needlessly each year. >> health check tonight a new drive is under way trying to disspell some myths about cpr and to try to get more people involved. the heart rescue project is trying to spread the word that cpr is a true life saver and now it is less complicated to do so anyone can learn. >> no longer the need to do mouth to mouth resuscitation. the important thing is to put the hands on the center of the chest, push hard and fast 100 times a minute and keep doing it until the paramedics arrive. >> and they say don't be afraid that you'll hurt someone if an adult collapses and is unresponsive, they have already had cardiac arrest and certainly cpr won't hurt them even if it's not done right. you can learn hands only bystander cpr in a half hour class or evenline. 27 states including new jersey and delaware require cpr training for high school graduation. well, most women know that
a lurch can be a sign of breast cancer but there are some lesser known signs you should watch for. those include persistent breast pain in one particular spot, red spots, a rash or flaking on the skin can also be indicators and if there is dimpling creasing or puckering on the breast you should check with your doctor. >> what you're actually seeing with a pucker is sort of a tethering to an underlying breast cancer. and sometimes you only see it when the tissue is stretched. >> dr. peterson says the most common sign of breast cancer actually is no sign at all and that is why regular screening and mammograms are so important. >> some members of our "action news" team helped raise money today for the families of local police officers killed in the line of duty. 6abc photojournalist michael rossi is the director of the annual protect the badge golf tournament. it was held today at the jeffersonville golf course in norristown. "action news" reporter chad
for a limited time, get any medium hot or iced >> ♪ >> commissioners in bucks county spent the day highlighting the region's manufacturing jobs as part of manufacturing day. they went to three different companies including waste gas and fabricating in fairless hills. commissioners say more people need to be aware of available jobs in the manufacturing sector. there are more than 10,000 job positions opened in the state because there's simply not enough people with the proper skill requirements. philadelphia now has a new school for students wanting a technical education to help also help commemorate national manufacturing day today. mayor michael nutter along with pennsylvania senator bob casey jr. took part in this opening ceremony for the new center for advanced manufacturing and engineering. it will be part of ben franklin high school in north philadelphia. guests were able to tour the new facility which will offer specialized classes in various technical fields. >> well, students have more food and dorm options tonight at the university of delaware. officials cut the ribbon on the caesar rodney campus in
newark today. there are 156 new rooms in this building house something 374 students and the dining room has 13 service lines and plenty of seating for almost 1200 kids. besides that they can choose between mongolian vegan kosher and baked foods. >> uh-huh. during the papal mass this past weekend, several well known artists performed for pope francis but you may recall one 14-year-old boy who stole the show. >> bobby hill a philadelphia native sang a song cappella with only five minutes notice to do it. >> ♪ >> david muir sat done with this week's person of the week. hear about his meeting with the pope. you can hear about bobby's new found fame and what's next for this talented teen uming up later on world news tonight at 6:30 right here on 6abc. victoza.
he said victoza® works differently than pills. and comes in a pen. victoza® is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c. it's taken once a day, any time. victoza® is not for weight loss, but it may help you lose some weight. victoza® is an injectable prescription medicine that may improve blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes when used with diet and exercise. it is not recommended as the first medication to treat diabetes... ...and should not be used in people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. victoza® has not been studied with mealtime insulin. victoza® is not insulin. do not take victoza® if you have a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer... ...multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or if you are allergic to... ...victoza® or any of its ingredients. symptoms of a serious allergic reaction... ...may include itching, rash, or difficulty breathing.
tell your doctor... ...if you get a lump or swelling in your neck. serious side effects may happen in people who take victoza®... ...including inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). stop taking victoza®... ...and call your doctor right away if you have signs of pancreatitis such as severe pain that will not go away in your abdomen or from your abdomen to your back... ...with or without vomiting. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take... ...and if you have any medical conditions. taking victoza® with a sulfonylurea or... ...insulin may cause low blood sugar. the most common side effects are headache, nausea... ...diarrhea, and vomiting. side effects can lead to dehydration... ...which may cause kidney problems. if your pill isn't giving you... ...the control you need... ...ask your doctor about non-insulin victoza®. it's covered by most health plans.
>> time now for a check of the weekend forecast from accuweather. first weekend of october cecily and it's going to be an interesting one. >> it is certainly starting out that way. the weather will be improving as we go through the weekend but it is a rough start and this was a photo posted on my facebook page by sherri. if you're familiar with north wildwood you know that area grassy sound, a lot of these homes have been there for more than 50 years and made it through a lot of storms but
you can see how the water is right up there and they're really taking a beating. really the problem with the coastal flooding it's not as much the rain it's the persistent winds butter double scan live showing that right along the coast you're getting a break from the rain but there is more rain that will be moving in and the heaviest rain currently is pushing through mays landing working up to the north and west really right along the atlantic city suppress. >> he is way. we have another area near chatsworth and speed well. if you look off the coast you can see that rain. that's the rain that will be pushing in tonight so we've got more rain on the way and some of it will be heavy at times. so your friday night football forecast, not looking so great. it will be raw and rainy with gusty winds. the high school huddle game of the week bensalem versus souderton, the temperature 49 degrees at 7 o'clock. by 10 o'clock, also 49 degrees and you definitely do want the rain gear and the sweaters tonight. temperatures show you it is a cold rain. 51 degrees in philadelphia,
millville 52, allentown 50, wilmington 50 and cape may 55 degrees and it feels even colder thanks to these winds. winds gusting out of the northeast currently 38 miles per hour at the atlantic city airport. philadelphia and wilmington pretty close to that, 36 and then the winds still pretty strong but they do drop off as you head north and west. allentown currently 22 miles per hour wind gusts. satellite6 along with action radar showing what's going on. we've been talking about this all week. it's not a coastal storm, it's not a nor'easter it's a stalled frontal boundary with high pressure up to the north. this is what's pulling in all that moisture from the atlantic and we're stuck in this weather pattern right through the night. so, future tracker showing if you're heading out you definitely want your rain gear. at 11 o'clock a band of some heavy rain pushing through the i-95 corridor. as we head into tomorrow morning, we'll still have some showers around especially early in the day, not looking at widespread heavy rain tomorrow, though. it will be tapering off as we head through the day but a damp day, a cool day and windy
day. so future tracker showing on saturday this is additional rainfall on top of the one to 3 inches so far today. generally we're looking at another one to 2 inches into the day on saturday and then we dry things out on sunday. down the shore, you're taking this on the chin. gusts 40 to 55 miles per hour, waves six to 10 feet. major coastal flooding. you've got four more tide cycles with that flooding and damaging erosion that's already happening and it will continue to happen right into sunday. association the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow windy with additional showers arc cold day the high 58 degrees. sunday it gets better. lots of clouds, breezy but not as cold, 65 degrees and look at this. monday, tuesday, wednesday, sunshine is back, temperatures back in the 70's. will that hold through the end of the week? adam will have that answer in the accuweather 7-day forecast. the weather will be improving gradually, guys. >> okay. >> thank you cecily. all right, "action news" at 5:00 will be right back.
okay. so everyone is saying, "hey! you gotta get fios!" but why? why fios? well fios is a 100 percent fiber optic network, so you can get 100% out of all your devices. whatever speed you need, fios has it. so if you need more streaming for more devices, fios gives you options with the fastest internet and wi-fi available from 50 to 500 mpbs. and we're not just talking downloads. we're talking equal upload speeds, too. you can upload your favorite videos up to 5x faster than cable. plus with the fios mobile app, you can view your entertainment at home, or on the go.
but the main reason to get fios? we're rated number 1 in customer satisfaction. why fios? ultimately, that's why. right now, get 50 meg fios internet, tv & phone starting at $79.99 a month, guaranteed for two years. plus get $300 back with a two year agreement. get out of the past. get fios. >> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again and here's what's happening on "action news" tonight. a stalled system packing heavy rains and wind is hovering over our area tonight bringing
with it the threat of major coastal flooding. we'll have live team coverage. republicans and democrats are weighing in on what if anything should be done in the wake that of mass shooting on an oregon college campus. former philadelphia eagle irving fryar heading to jail after being sentenced in a mortgage scam. >> a live look through our sky6 cameras plunging at the atlantic city shore as well as the coastline of cape may. it tells the story in both pictures. rain heavy at times strong winds rough surf creating hazardous conditions and increasing the threat of flooding there. the stormy weather though has nothing to do with hurricane joaquin. that storm continues to track east away from our area. >> so that part is good news. however, the system that is inundating our region could produce beach erosion flooding along the coast as well as further inland. "action news was in atlantic city earlier today where national guard vehicles are ready to roll. governor chris christie issued a state of emergency yesterday. it does remain in effect tonight.
crews have also built a makeshift seawall to try to control any flooding damage to homes and businesses. officials are also telling residents to secure what they can. >> all right, take a look at conditions now at dewey beach delaware. "action news" viewer center us this video of flooding along route one through join action. big puddles covered much of the highway and the problem will progressively get worse as the rain continues to fall. remember, you should never drive through standing water because you can't really tell how deep it really is. >> well, we have live team coverage for you tonight. meteorologist melissa magee live in atlantic city with shore conditions, matt pelman standing by with more on the road conditions but we begin with meteorologist adam joseph live at the "action news" big board with the latest from double scan radar. adam. >> yeah, we're seeing a wall of green no matter where you are so everyone seeing that light steady rainfall presently and every now and then we're getting a little pop of yellow parts of camden as well as atlantic county and burlington county getting a little bit of enhancement so
to speak of the rain passing in off of the shore and we did have yellow with steadier rain in the last hour around center city that lifted to the north towards the pennsylvania turnpike but you can see at this point that heavier rain has temporarily moved off to the north. so we're seeing again that steady rain very wet roadways and very slow go with that wind kind of moving that rain sidewards this afternoon. as we look at the rainfall totals so far in philadelphia we've almost picked up 2-inches of rain just over an inch in trenton, wilmington, a buck and a quarter, atlantic city the same and in dover 2.59-inches of rain so far. and as we look at double scan live radar we have a front that stalled just off the coast, more rain pushing in, another half inch to an inch. as we take a look at some of the data that's just off the shore here of delaware, winds out of the north-northeast 40 miles an hour, gusting to 49 and wave heights just off the coast 19 feet right now and speaking of the coast, that's where my colleague
meteorologist melissa magee is and melissa we are nearing low tide but we are far removed from any threat of coastal flooding through the upcoming weekend. >> yeah, that's right, adam. in fact i just heard cecily say in the last half hour that the shore is taking it on the chin. she wasn't playing about that because we're dealing with those heavy winds. i'm feeling the effects of those heavy winds and also the rain along the coast as well. take a look at the waves behind me because this is going to be the issue as we head into the rest of the weekend with that coastal flood warning that stays up and really waves that continue to batter and crash into the shore as we can find along the shore line breaks as high as six to 10 feet as we go throughout the rest of our weekend. so let's check out the graphics and the big concern for our coastal communities. we've got that high wind warning and the wind advisory is really up until 6:00 p.m. on saturday from coastal new jersey all the way down across the beaches in delaware and where you have the dark shaded counties we actually have a high wind warning with gusts
up to 55 miles per hour. also as we go throughout the weekend it's all about the high tide and the concern with flooding. at the coastline tonight, 11:58 p.m. is the high tide. the next one that we're tracking. then on saturday at 12:24 in the afternoon that's our second time of high tide. sunday 101st a.m. and then sunday at 1:27 in the afternoon. so, this is definitely going to be a big concern as we head into the rest of the weekend. something else i can tell you is that that constant northeasterly wind that on shore push of water it is stilly here at the coast and it's certainly going to be a concern as we head into the rest of the weekend. i'm going to send it back inside to you, rick. >> all right, melissa, thank you once again let's see how all this rain is impacting the commute home tonight. >> for that we go to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center with an update. how are we looking matt. >> not doing good things for the commute home as we try and get home on this friday night, rick and monica. we're live here in downingtown along the route 30 bypass. we've had a couple issues, one
of them being some high water here in the westbound lanes. we also have a vehicle that just broke down and penndot flipped the camera around. if you were facing the other way you would see the disabled vehicle that just got pushed pushed off to the side. coming west of exton heading towards downingtown a jam on the 30 bypass. you might want to stick with business 30 lincoln highway as an alternate but if you're in paoli on glen avenue near 30 watch out for flooding conditions. a downed tree blocking sugartown road there in east town township. when it pain township another downed tree along morris road near cath cart. we've had earlier accidents on the northeast extension northbound and the turnpike eastbound both gone but speeds are still both in the teens in those spots. on the big picture had that broken down vehicle on the schuylkill eastbound past the boulevard. that's off to the side now. south broad street blocked near locust by the academy of music for the philadelphia opera company's opening gala all night tonight and we still have high water on 95 northbound side near allegheny. speeds are just in the teens coming north of south
philadelphia. in mount laurel there's also still some flooding blocking union mill road. stick with 38 or hainesport-mount laurel road and i'd expect some scattered delays on the regional rails this afternoon because of slippery tracks. delays aren't terrible. we will have shuttle busing all weekend long on the west trenton and media elwyn lines. have a good weekend, rick and monica. >> you, too. >> you as well. thank you. you can keep an eye on this storm with 6abc.com/weather. we are updating with the latest reports from our "action news" team and our meteorologists along with videos and photos of the flooded areas. we're also keeping a watchful eye of course on hurricane joaquin as it heads along. >> turning to other news tonight we're learning more about the alleged gunman who killed nine students and injured nine others at an oregon community college yesterday. authorities searched the grounds of umpqua community college in roseburg. they recovered six weapons including a rifle an flak jacket belonging to suspect 26-year-old christopher harper mercer. they also found seven weapons at his apartment.
all were purchased legally according to authorities. the u.s. army says harper mercer flunked out of basic training back in 2008 for failing to meet the minimum administrative standards. and with the tragedy in oregon republicans and democrats are weighing in tonight, all offering their sympathies. but they're divided on what, if anything, should happen next. abc's lana zak has more from washington, d.c. tonight. >> ♪ >> reporter: just one day after the tragic shooting in roseburg, oregon, the president reiterated his call for gun control. >> make sure that anybody who you are voting for is on the right side of this issue. >> reporter: frustration etched on the president's face in this photo taken just moments after he first heard the news of the killings. >> and i will politicize it because our inaction is a political decision that we are making. >> reporter: but on the campaign trail several republicans disagreed.
>> look, stuff happens. there's always a crisis and the impulse is always to do something and it's not necessarily the right thing to do. >> you know, there's nothing criminals like more than unarmed victims. >> gun control only works for normal law abiding citizens. while hillary clinton took the opposite approach promising she would push for universal background checks and a longer waiting period. >> what is wrong with us that we can't stand up to the nra and the gun lobby and the gun manufacturers they represent. >> reporter: there is one interested party that has yet to weigh in on the tragedy at oregon, the nra. today they've been tweeting about children's gun safety and an exhibit at the national ire farms museum. lana zak, abc news, washington. >> and world news tonight with david muir will have much more on the college campus mass shooting including the gunman's possible motives and the heroes who risked their lives to saf save others. watch that tonight at 6:30
following "action news" at 6:00. >> a woman was killed in a crash involving a school bus a dart bus an car throng in wilmington. this is the scene about 8:00 a.m. along south market street. authorities say a driver going south swerved to avoid hitting two cars in the road. well, the car ended up hitting a school bus and one of the stopped cars anyway. that impact sent the school bus into oncoming traffic and into a car driven by 57-year-old dorothy pierce. pierce died at the scene. the driver of the school bus and the dart bus driver both went to the hospital for treatment. in philadelphia's kensington section a crash between a school bus an police car sent four children and the officer to the hospital. this one happened at the intersection of second and ontario streets. officials say everyone was taken to the hospital but they will be okay. no word yet on the cause of this crash. >> a delaware man is behind bars tonight accused of trying to kill his mother in dover. this is 22-year-old emery cannon. the victims told police that cannon was arguing with his mother yesterday and the situation escalated.
the mother's boyfriend stepped in between the two and that's when authorities say cannon pulled out a gun and shot the man. cannon's mother was also hit by gunfire. the suspect was picked up a few hours later. cannon is being held on more than $200,000 bond. >> still to come on "action news" an aspiring burglar tries and fails twice to steal from a south philadelphia restaurant. we'll tell you what stopped him. >> and the waterfront of one bucks county communities is headed for a major makeover. we've got details coming up. adam. >> it has been a windy, rainy friday and as you look at double scan more moisture pulling up from the south, so when does the rain stop and the wind? we'll let you know in that accuweather 7-day forecast. >> all right, adam jeff skversky has eagles and nascar news in sports tonight when "action news" comes right back. stay with us.
tit's amazing.. this is amazing. that's amazing! real people are discovering surprising things at chevy. we're sold. it's so pretty. beautiful! it feels great. perfect. this is not what i would expect from a chevy at all. get more than you expect for less than you imagined. the 2015 models are going fast. find your tag and get cash back for 15% of the msrp on select 2015 vehicles in stock. or, get zero percent financing for seventy-two months on most remaining 2015 chevy vehicles.
>> in south philadelphia police say neighbors have twice thwarted a burglary suspect's attempt the rob this local restaurant. it involves the moon shine restaurant and bar on east moyamensing. the first time was on july 19th. authorities say a man threw a brick through the front door shattering the glass but once inside he was scared away by
yelling neighbors. the same man allegedly tried to do it again september 2nd. he didn't realize now the door was fitted with shatter proof glass. the suspect was again scared away by yelling neighbors. if you recognize him from the video, please call south detectives. former eagle irving fryar was sentenced to five years in prison today for his conviction in a mortgage scheme. fryar and his mother were sentenced in a mount holly courtroom this afternoon. she received three years probation. they were found guilty in august of applying for multiple mortgages and loans using her house has collateral. the prosecutors say banks were not notified of the multiple applications. >> all right, turning to sports jeff is here. there was some talk about maybe perhaps moving the eagles-redskins game on sunday but it is a go. >> it's go. game time of let's go. sunday at 1:00 down at fedex field in landover maryland but who is going play? demarco murray a full go at practice again today but will he go sunday against the redskins. eagles running back is listed
as questionable with a hamstring injury. desean jackson though out for washington with a hamstring injury. the eagles defense will be without defensive end said trick thornton for the second straight week because of a broken hand so the eagles, yes, they'll have their hands full. the redskins are one of the best running teams in the nfl. well, guess what. the eagles are one of the best at shutting it down. >> yeah, we've been pretty good against the run but, you know, i'm not beating my chest. we still have two losses and one win so we've got a lot to improve on. obviously we want to continue to even be better against the run. >> after their oh and two start eagles are trying to win two straight now on the road. so, what will it take to get it done? espn's sal paolantonio has the keys to victory. >> aguilar, the rookie wide receiver for the eagles should have a big game. first of all when you look at the washington redskins defensively quarterbacks this season where they have targeted the right side of
their offense, the right side of their offensive line, they have completed 82 percent of their passes with four touchdowns. that's the most in the national football league. aguilar only has 12 targets this season. he should have 12 in this game alone. >> ♪ obviously sam bradford number two. must have a better outing on third down. so far this year sam bradford is completing just 38 percent of his passes on third down. that's the worst in the nfl. and number three, the eagles must do a good job of forcing turnovers. since he came into the league three years ago, kirk cousins the washington redskins quarterback has a turnover every 32 snaps. that's the worst in the league. bottom line is this. if the eagles can't beat kirk cousins with sam bradford at quarterback, then the eagles have a quarterback problem. not only in the short term but long term. for channel6 i'm sal paolantonio, espn.
>> sal and his stats. tonight's phillies game against the marlins as you may have guessed postponed because of the rain. it will be made up tomorrow starting at 4:05 as part of a double-header. nascar practice and qualifying rained out in dover so matt kenseth will be on the pole sunday. jeff gordan will start tenth in his final race at the monster mile. gordon and his crew honored and given 90 trophies. wow, there's really 90 monster mile monuments. gordon has won five times. >> i've always enjoyed dover. and, you know, especially with these presentation that is just occurred, it does remind me of how much dover and the state of delaware has meant for me personally for our team. >> looks like he's sitting in front of a toys r us. >> it does. [laughter] >> there you go. >> all right, thank you, jeff. new look could be coming to the water front in bensalem. today officials in bucks county announced their plan to revamp the area along the
delaware river. it will be called river renaissance and is set to include a town center that will feature new businesses and home. they hope to build bike paths and pedestrian friendly walkways. officials say the development will boost the local economy and attract young professionals. >> we're talking about high tech companies coming in here. we think it's a perfect opportunity, the location of where we're at to get that accomplished and i'm looking forward to create the jobs. >> bensalem is home to 675 acres of waterfront land which right now is largely industrial. baby! mom! i love that we're spending the weekend together. oh i know! hey, why don't you turn off your phone and all your stuff. good idea. it's off. mom? oh my internet is so slow when anyone else is using it. did you like want to do something?
>> meteorologist at dam joseph is here now. the good news is the weekend not entire washout, right. >> no, it's starting very, very wet but it does improve as we get into the second half of the weekend. we'll shut the faucet off upstairs and try to relax the winds by sunday. as we look at double scan live radar, there's a wall of green out there. we've got light steady rainfall everywhere and at times that rain is coming sideways with those very strong winds out of the northeasterly direction. again most of us it's light rain but you see a little stripe of some of the brighter colors here, the yellows and the oranges moving north from lower bank egg harbor alon along the atlantic city expressway.
blossoming at the split of 70 and 72. we'll see these bands of heavy rain developing during the overnight hours. we've been flooded so to speak with pictures on social media. this coming from ruth from brigantine, new jersey and it just shows the scope of the ocean and how angry it is and any time the waves tried to break you can see how strong the winds are 'cause it kind of funnels up and sprays some of that surf so very choppy waters and it will remain that way right through sunday at the shore. very chilly as well. we're only looking at 49 right now in trenton, 50 in allentown, 50 in wilmington, 52 in millville. we started this week with temperatures in the 80's. it was august-like and this is a little more typical of mid to late november. wind gusts right now at philadelphia international airport the last hour 40 miles an hour. close to that in wilmington, 30's along the shore and a little less to the north and northwest and northeast from philadelphia between 18 and
23 miles an hour. as we look at the future tracker wind gusts, right through tomorrow morning at 11:00 it remains the same, 40's at the shore, 30's inland and that will continue into saturday afternoon and saturday night. we have weak low pressure between charleston, to this carl and savannah georgia with the front stalled along the east coast. all that moisture being pulled up from the south and strong high pressure in canada that is really throwing that northeasterly wind our way. so future tracker showing we're still dealing with that moderate at times heavy rain at 11 o'clock tonight. it eases a little bit tomorrow morning, starts to brake up in nature ann little more spotty. in the afternoon isolated on saturday afternoon. we're going to continue with the wind, the cool temperatures. we're not going to have have that steady rain all day tomorrow. there will be times when it's dry and other times where you get hit by a quick shower. dover again, you heard from jeff skversky that today the race was canceled. you know any kind of qualifying rounds. saturday 63, windy and damp at
times so there may be many interruptions tomorrow in dover. and then on sunday much drier, breezy at 67 degrees. the latest with hurricane joaquin winds sustained at 125 miles an hour. it is finally starting to lift away from the bahamas after battering those islands for two days straight with wind, rain and storm surge. but if we take a look at the upper levels in the atmosphere we had that low we were talking about in the southeast. it never had the let's say oomph to pull in joaquin and wrap it around the east coast. they're staying as two spate entities and that's why joaquin is heading out to sea. good news for the east coast. the seven-day forecast, windy with showers at times tomorrow but not a washout, 58 degrees. breezy, cloudy on sunday, 65 degrees, maybe a pop of sun late in the day far north of philadelphia and then the sunshine starts to return for all of us on monday, 70 degrees. tuesday, wednesday, thursday sun and clouds. low 70's for highs.
and we'll repeat that again on friday so if you're at the shore, wind advisories, wind warnings for the weekend. four more high tide cycles right through sunday. we'll see coastal flooding and major beach erosion. >> thanks adam. >> thank youly. >> all right, we're going to take a break. more "action news" when we come back. >> okay.
or a dessert. all with fresh salad and unlimited bread. the great american steak dinner, for $12.99. tonight, only at longhorn steakhouse. you can't fake steak. for lunch try our steakhouse burger, or any steakhouse lunch combo starting at $7. >> a mercer county new jersey tradition moved indoors today because of the weather. "action news" was at the hamilton township building where they raised the italian flag in hasn't nor of the upcoming columbus day as the at a nan national anthem was sung. many were dreaming of sunny italy rather than the gray rainy day we had outdoors. >> right now the "action news" team is standing by with these stories and much more coming up next at 6:00. >> reporter: i'm nora muchanic in ocean city where wind swept rain is flooding this coastal town. we'll have a complete report and talk to residents coming up. >> and police release video of the man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a temple university student. those stories coming up. for adam joseph cecily tynan
jaime apody rick williams the entire "action news" team. i'm monica malpass. join me next for "action news" at 6:00. >> good night. jamie wanted a taste of the real new orleans and we just couldn't say no to that face. then we wanted more of that local flavor so betty says... oh yeah, that's betty. you're going to want to do this alligator thing. and betty didn't lead us wrong.
a little later we passed some dancing. and who doesn't like dancing? especially when it's followed by fireworks everyone's nola is different. follow yours. >> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> joaquin remains a powerful category three hurricane tonight. but with each passing hour the track continues to take that storm east away from our coastline. it is the current weather pattern, however, that is causing some concerns for those at the shore. high winds and strong surf continue to push water inland right now. friday night jim is off, i'm
monica malpass and the big story on "action news" tonight is flooding concerns at the jersey shore. a stalled front sitting over us right now is dropping steady rain on that region and kicking up winds and waves at the coast. now, our team reporters has complete coverage for you of the situation at the shore. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic in ocean city, eva pilgrim live in north wildwood tonight but first, meteorologist cecily tynan and adam joseph tracking the storm with double scan radar and cecily let's start with you. >> monica certainly a nasty start to the weekend. it's cold, it's windy, it's rainy. double scan live showing most of our viewing area dealing with a moderate steady rain. there's one batch of heavy rain starting to move into cape may county, the heaviest rain currently is over burlington and parts of the atlantic county. you can see it's approaching route 206 right now heading along 322, the atlantic city expressway and this is all pushing into the north and the west ahead of another band of rain so we're looking at periodof