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the case of a man sexually assaulting a mentally challenged woman in south jersey. >> bill cosby could be forced to answer questions about his past behavior and soon. let's get you outside and see what it looks like before you head out the door with david and karen. >> reporter: youwe're off to a e start, we have a significant lack of cloud cover around and we have the moon up, and we'll be off to a sunny start. 50 in alin allentown. we have very little wind. the it makes it easier to take the cool morning numbers. by 8:00 a.m. we'll be in the upper 50s, noon, 68. this afternoon, looks nice, 74
by 3:00 p.m. we'll see a high of 75 at 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. heel -- we'll be holding on to the low 70s. nice afternoon buildings over the next 8 or 9 hours. tomorrow it gets warmer ahead of a front and then the rain arrives. i'll show you what's behind the rain on the weekend. >> reporter: police have just arrived the upside of the platt bridge, police out here, penndot on the scene, blocking the right lane, you see slowing coming west of 26th street watch for that heading on the platt bridge. we have a fire location in southwest philadelphia. eva pilgrim has been there all morning. we're talking about restrictions 71st and kingsessing avenue. stick to lindbergh and island avenue to avoid any problems in southwest philadelphia.
live on i-95. building volume that's southbound traffic heading toward center city not a major delay only a is a minute ride you know that will grow quickly as people get out and about this morning. looking live in northeast philadelphia. woodhaven road at the boulevard, the overnight construction is cleared. the disabled vehicle is clear. you see the poor guy is stuck for about an hour, 42 westbound approaching limerick. he was able to drive away, matt and tam. >> back to the fire, crews are monitoring the warehouse that ignited into a three-alarm blaze last night. eva pilgrim is live at the scene in southwest philadelphia with what's happening this morning. eva? >> reporter: firefighters you can see behind me are here on the scene it appears they are starting to wrap up a little bit. we saw the firefighters come down the hill from the warehouse a short time ago. this is a vacant warehouse on the 2,000 block of 71st treat in southwest philadelphia. they have the hose running
across the street and appears there's water in the hose. they were managing hot spots most of the morning. because this hose is crossing the street, 71st at kingsessing these streets right here remain closed for now. the fire broke out after 8:30 p.m. at this vacant warehouse 71st and king as he -- kingsessing. flames were pouring out of the roof. firefighters had multiple ladder trucks on the scene as they tried to attack the flames from above. around 11:00 p.m., the fire was placed under control. residents nearby did not have to be evacuated from the scene, but told to stay in their homes at the height of the blaze. again, back out hear, live, the roads around this vacant warehouse are still blocked this morning right here at 71st and
kingsessing you can see the hose still crossing the street. no word at this hour is to what caused the fire. live in southwest philadelphia. eva pilgrim channel 6 "action news." >> eva, thank you for that. a worker at a day care center for the mentally challenge has been arrested he is accused of sexually assaulting a client. william claiborne of north philadelphia had a client touch him in an appropriate manner. "action news" spoke with the neighbors who were shocked to hear about the allegations. >> oh, my goodness, that's all i can say. oh, my goodness. >> reporter: does that blow your mind, ma'am? >> yes, he don't seem like that type of man. >> they are asking anyone with more information to come
forward. claiborne is behind bars on $50,000 bail. homicide detectives are asking for tips in the killing of a transsexual woman. jenkins was jumped after betting out of the car in the logan section on tuesday morning beaten and shot device in the back. she was known around the area as a high-earning prostitute which could have made her a target for robbers. >> an illegal set back for bill cosby. the lawyers were denied to throw out a sex assault lawsuit against the actor. that means he'll have to answer question under oath in in a deposition tomorrow. german automaker volkswagen
is under investigation for falsifying emission data. maribel aber has more. >> reporter: futures are pointing to a lower open and federal reserve last policy meeting is due out today. the executive for volkswagen is going to tell lawmaker also -- lawmakers he first heard of the emissions data last year. the epa said it is working with the justice department to work out the penalties. a new app to see if your uber driver is safe.
drive numbers found seattle has the safest drivers atlanta has the least safest drivers. children's hospital of philadelphia opened it's brandywine valley facility. the site let's families in philadelphia and northern delaware access to the hospital's services closer to home. that's the latest in the business newsroom and back over to you. >> okay, maribel enjoy your thursday. around here, new york city has the same weather, right? >> reporter: easy to enjoy the same weather around here. >> i'm sorry, something is wrong with your microphone. >> or take a break, we'll come back to you. >> up next, more stories you
didn't see. including the new england teen who escaped an abduction attempt. traffic out there on the roads, including a jam on the schuylkill expressway. we'll explain why coming up. cameras capture an emotion recall reunion between a military dad and his daughter. accuweather right after the break. ññ welcome back you're taking a
live look here, the platt bridge everything moving along nicely out there. 6:11, 59 degrees, it will be another warm afternoon. >> let's see where the problems are emerging with karen rogers in traffic. >> reporter: they are merging on the schuylkill expressway. we have an accident on the schuylkill westbound a new accident we're looking live at belmont, the westbound accident has been moved to the shoulder between bell month and gladwyn. we're looking at westbound looking heavy at this point, in fact it's jammed from past the boulevard to approaching gladwyn. a new accident westbound creating a back up on the schuylkill expressway as we look live at belmont. watch for that. let's go to the maps right now and look at the numbers. 13 miles per hour here
approaching the accident. heavy traffic on the schuylkill expressway westbound. in southwest philadelphia here we've been watching for the earlier three-alarm fire, eva pilgrim has been seeing some restrictions around 71st and kingsessing. chinatown 10th and race closes from 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. nor might market. in southwest we had a problem on the platt bridge with the disabled vehicle that cleared. all lanes back open. the construction is cleared in new jersey and looking allot better on 42. the ramp from 42 northbound to 295 has reopened. matt, tam and david. >> reporter: let's start two double a batteries that last longer than an hour and a half. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we are dry, as we look
outside at center city the temple yumpt -- university camera. the winds are calm. 50 in trenton. 50 in reading. 59 in philadelphia. so an extra layer not a bad idea. but it's not all that uncomfortable a morning. 53 in millville. up to 60 in cape may. as we look at satellite and radar, it's a morning for sunglasses once the sun gets up over the horizon of we have an area of high pressure knocking out the clouds and knocking down the wind. in allentown, 72 is the high, lots of sun an pleasant. down the shore, 70, mostly sunny and nice conditions there. philadelphia, high of 75 degrees, mostly sunny and pleasant winds on the light side even as we go through the afternoon. here's how the numbers roll. 8:00 a.m., 58 degrees, 11:00 a.m., comfortable 65. in the afternoon low to mid
70s. high of 75 late in the day around 4:00 p.m. maybe beyond 4:00. tomorrow we get up to 80 in philadelphia. the clouds thicken up and we look to the arrival of a shower or rumble of thunder. from noon up until 5:00 p.m. we'll be looking at the showers coming in from the west. most of the northern and western suburbs won't pick this up until after 3 or 4:00 p.m. maybe amoeba a thunderstorm wrapped in. the whole thing gets off the coast 10:00, 11:00 p.m. if you have plans to go to dinner or movie or going to high school football check out "action news" before you leave because there could something popping on radar. adam and cecily will have more on future tracker and give you an-year-old when that will wrap up. sunny and pleasant today, 75.
tomorrow, 80. afternoon and evening rain. it's all gone saturday, temple's home coming 66. i have the parkinsons walk mlk drive. it will be a cool, nice dry morning for that. sunday, cool for the eagles, 70 for the high. lots of sunshine. flyers opening night. in case you're heading to the parking lot to do partying. >> the hockey game is indoors. brand new video from new england shows a teenage girls dramatic escape from what police call an abduction attempt. you see a 17-year-old girl roll out of the moving car. the bridgeport teen was walking to school when a woman in her 40s loaded her into the car and assaulted her. the teen was not seriously hurt.
an argument between two neighbors turned into an brutal brawl that spilled on to an massachusetts street. one onlooker recorded the scuffle. police on the bottom stabbed the man on top. authorities say the men had on going problems. one man's attorney said his client has mental health issues. the police officer caught on camera tackling a former tennis star did use excessive force. james blake was standing outside a new york city hotel when he was thrown on the ground. blake said the officer came at him without taking steps to insure he was the man in question. the board recommended that charges be filed, but the police commissioner will determine if that happens after an internal investigation. >> time is 6:16. reunited and it feels so good. see the heartwarming welcome
home from a military dad and his daughter who missed him a lot. >> here's tech bytes. >> reporter: in tech bytes a change of course for jet.com. the amazon rival who launched three months ago we promised rock bottom prices on goods. >> they are scrapping the model and rely on commissions from retailers. >> reporter: google wants you to be more worldly. cruise google translate within a variety of apps. first bluetooth speaker is being unveiled since being acquired by apple. it goes on sale with the price tag $230. those are tech bytes, have a great day.
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watch here, the little girl could not wait to hug her dog interrupting a u.s. military service in colorado. she stole the show when she raced toward her daddy. it was the first time she had seen him in 8 months. they returned from southwest asia yesterday. >> she is not letting go. >> reporter: i love the gold flashy boots. less cute on the schuylkill expressway. our second one in to minutes, westbound at montgomery drive. we see an accident right here, police have pulled up to the scene. it's blocking the left lane. expect delays west of girard. schuylkill expressway westbound jam president boulevard to approaching gladwyn with an accident there pushed off to the shoulder. mass transit i want to warn you patco running on a special schedule today and tomorrow because of track work. we have a new accident lower providence township, pine town road and brenda lane.
>> reporter: on the big board we have jackets on the kids because temperatures are in the 50s in most neighborhoods. winds are not very strong, though. this afternoon we'll be warming up into the t-shirt territory. 60 degrees by 9:00 a.m. noon, 68. a nice morning. by 3:00 p.m., 74. high of 75 degrees this afternoon probably late in the day like yesterday around 4:00 p.m. or so. likely holding on to the low 70s by 6:00 a.m. if you're heading to the airport with all the tranquil weather in the mid atlantic we're not expecting a lot of delays airplane wise. we have all green aircraft no major delays to our most commonly traveled destinations. >> many parents are used to their children waking up multiple times during the night. some are turning to melatonin is that a good choice. sales have jumped in 2014.
there's no research if and how melatonin can affect puberty. parents an doctors are too quick to push otherwise healthy children to pop pills instead of getting to the root of their sleep problems. >> the puck drops on their season in camp pa -- tampa tonight. the eagles might be short-handed against the saints. the injury report is filled with starters, lane johnson was limited in practice, jason peters, maxwell and kendrick did not practice towel. at all. 1-3 eagles face the 1-3 saints.
he never reached the school, he was picked up by police. police found the firearm with another student who will be charged with two others. people in mercer county are told to get tested for hepatitis b and c and hiv after a nurse used the same syringe for administering flu shots. a fire forced everyone out of a building yesterday afternoon, crews found the flames shooting up to a penthouse. it starredded -- started with a generator that caught fire in the basement. an investigation is underway to piece together how these two little philadelphia boys walked home from school
alone. 4-year-old terve -- tevin whitehead and his brother got mixed up with the group heading to the boys and girls club. they were returned to wister elementary. they decided to use their knowledge of the neighborhood and traffic lights to get home safely on their own. >> oh, my goodness. it's 6:27. philadelphia inferiorities are hosing down warehouse that burned down last night. rodeo fugitives escaped on what else? horseback. police have horsepower of their own. dunkin' donuts.
firefighters remain on the scene afternoon abandoned warehouse that went up in flames. >> new at 6:30, doctors without borders ask for a probe in the bombing of the hospital in average. >> authorities dig up $600,000 in cash in a california back yard. they complain what all the money was doing there. >> good morning, 6:30, october 8. let's get weather and traffic with david and karen. >> reporter: good morning, guys, we have calm winds and sunrise read to come up. any cloud cover you see is high and thin and burning off quickly. 59 degrees in philadelphia. cool, just like yesterday, 50 in allentown and reading and trenton. 60 in sea isle city. but the winds a lot of zeros on the maps. that means calm winds because high pressure is sitting over us, we don't have much wind to speak of, that makes a cool start a little easier to take. 8:00 a.m., upper 50s, noon, 68.
it's another beautiful afternoon mostly sunny skies, 74 degrees by 3:00 p.m., high of 75 around 4:00 p.m. probably holding on to the low 70s by 6:00 p.m. when i step inside we have rain on tap for later in the day tomorrow i'll have that for you on future tracker 6 we'll give you the weekend call. what are things looking like on the roads of we're looking at another new accident on a major highway. i-95 between academy road and woodhaven road. northbound traffic is completely stopped. there's a vehicle that was facing the wrong way. i was watching live as the crews were backing up to get to the scene. we have penndot and police assisting on the scene. blocking all lanes with an accident new on i-95 northbound that's stopping all traffic. all traffic is backed you mean northbound from academy to
woodhaven. the heavier traffic is southbound, that's jammed as well that's southbound woodhaven to approaching cottman. a new accident on i-95 police walking across the highway right here. another accident lower providence township brought down a pole brenda lane. police on the scene with that one. we have two accidents on the schuylkill expressway, westbound montgomery drive you can see police on the scene. the left lane is blocked. you want to expect delays coming west of girard. on the schuylkill expressway westbound here you're jammed from the boulevard to approaching gladwyn. you see 16, 18 miles per hour. this is the second accident on the the schuylkill expressway that's also westbound that one is on the shoulder. traffic is a mess this morning, matt and tam. >> well, it took crews two hours to knock down the warehouse fire in southwest philadelphia. here we are hours later and firefighters are there trying to make sure it doesn't flare back
up. eva pilgrim is live near the scene. she's got the very latest. good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, tam, firefighters are wrapping up the scene you can see them as they begin to remove the hose. this hose is stretched across the street because of that 71st and kingsessing has been closed down. they have been out here all night that into this morning battling the hot spots keeping an eye on them. the roads remain closed for now, shortly we should see them reopened. >> at one point you could smell the chemicals. smelled like paint. somebody said there was an old paint store there, wood and all that. it's crazy sitting here watch everything go up into flames. >> reporter: now, this fire broke out at 8:30 p.m. the flames were pouring out of the roof when firefighters arrived. by 11:00 p.m. they had the fire
under control. thankfully residents did not have to be evacuated from the scene. firefighters are removing the hose and they should be opening this up again soon. live in southwest philadelphia, eva pilgrim channel 6 "action news." >> everybody have -- eva, than. gunfire erupted in camden. police say a 21-year-old man was shot in the chest. officers are looking for the triggerman. a collision in northeast philadelphia left two teenagers in critical condition. a pick up truck broadsided a vehicle carrying two 15-years-olds. a 17-year-old was in the car and was treated and released. the driver of the pick up was not hurt. accident investigators are trying to determine the cause of the crash. >> doctors without borders are renewing a call for an
independent investigation into the airstrike in the hospital in afghanistan. doctors without borders said the hospital was used to treat patients from both sides of the conflict and not as a base to launch attacks. the organization is calling for transparency into the incident. they want want an international commission to investigate whether humanitarian law was violated. >> we've seen these attacks occur on humanitarian workers and we want a solid system to be able to establish the proof for this attack and potential future incidents. >> yesterday president obama apologized to the organization and said the u.s. would exam military procedures to prevent mistakes. >> costal south carolina is on watch for a surge of flood waters from earlier in the week flowing toward the sea.
crews are trying to prevent more damage to already-flooded neighborhoods. one ton rock dam has been installed. officials do not expect to be out of the woods until this weekend. >> tough down there, incredible day around here. >> reporter: yeah, another really nice one building, probably the nicest of the week in a lot ways. storm tracker 6 live showing we're dry, not only to the fact that the sun is coming up nice and bright. check out this camera it's rock solid this morning. 59 degrees, the wind currently are calm that's the case across the region this morning. calm winds, high pressure in place, the high knocking out the clouds. every now and then you get a patch of cloud cover here or there. most of that will burn off quickly as the sun gets off the horizon. maybe this afternoon high stuff
filtering in. overall we'll callist mostly sunny. -- we'll call it mostly sunny. 58 degrees, not a bad day to get in an early jog. 65 by 11:00 a.m. a nice day to get errands done. 2:00 p.m., 73. the high today 75. like yesterday it will come late in the day, maybe 4:00, 4 30e-- 4:30. allentown, 72. 73 in trenton and reading this afternoon. if you're in wilmington look for 76-degree reading on the thermometer later. 73 in millville. down the shore on or about 70 from atlantic city to cape may. tomorrow cold front comes in ahead of it we get a surge of warm air ahead of the front that gets us up to 80 in the afternoon. the clouds pick up we'll see the front trigger afternoon showers. foomple -- future tracker 6 has
been good enough to hold this off until later in the afternoon. the maybe a shower in the early afternoon, but 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. we'll see this riding down from the northern and western suburbs and we could see a thunderstorm in spots. it slackens off to lighter shower activity around 9:00 p.m. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 75, lots of sun, nice. tomorrow up to 80 and clouds increase and you saw the afternoon rain drop in from the northern and western suburbs. for the weekend, high of 66 on saturday, dry and nice, partly sunny skies. great for homecoming game temple owls at lincoln financial field against tulane. i have the parkinsons walk at the art museum at the base of the mlk drive. sunday, temperatures in the 60s, we'll briefly hit 70 on the thermometer there. good weather for the eagles.
nice on monday, 74. the flyers home opener if you want to head to the parking lot and meet with friends, great weather to do that. thank you, david. >> 6:39 up next what lies beneath. the fbi finds $600,000 buried in somebody's backyard. >> a young driver is put to the test when her gas pedal gets stuck going down a busy city street. >> reporter: look at the directions of i-95 we have an accident facing sideways. >> a new disney move is about to hit the big screen. get a sneak peek later on "action news." 6:42 breaking now a bad
accident on i-95. we know there are injuries, let's go to karen rogers, karen. >> reporter: yeah, i-95 has been shut down i-95 northbound traffic so we had a vehicle that was completely facing sideways. they hooked it on the back of that penndot truck hopefully opening some of the lanes. you see the emergency workers on the scene. i-95 northbound between academy road and woodhaven road. nobody is moving. all lanes stopped right now. i was watching live as i saw the crews backing up to get to the location. we have one of the vehicles hooked up to the penndot truck to get ready to tow it away. we see the emergency vehicle with the flashing lights all
traffic stopped i-95 northbound jammed from cottman to woodhaven. southbound is jammed extra heavy as people check it out. southbound jammed from woodhaven to cottman and again from the betsy ross bridge to girard. that's the accident on i-95. you can see the slow speeds, 18, 12 miles per hour. slow go. 71st and kingsessing avenue we have a fire location there. watch for restrictions. stick to lindbergh and island. let's check live on the schuylkill expressway they just cleared an accident, schuylkill expressway montgomery drive westbound they had an accident that cleared a second ago. we have another one approaching gladwyn that's off to the side. so two accidents on the schuylkill expressway westbound that we've had. so we've seen back ups there. westbound traffic at this point moving about ten miles per hour. extra heavy with the accident. all these accidents on highways
and yet no weather-related problems. it's dry and sunny and nice today. matt and tam. >> a police chase straight out of the wild west unfolded in texas monday night. this is newly released dash cam of police trying to wrangle up two men on horseback. a fight broke out at a rodeo. one man surrendered, the other galloped away. it didn't take long for the police horsepower to win out. $600,000 were a buried in a suspect's backyard after a bank heist. the feds are trying to track down another 300 grand. four people have been arrested in connection with the heist. two are truck drivers accused of stealing the money during a delivery. new this morning, media
mogul rupert murdoch has taken a jab at president obama on twitter. while praising ben carson on twitter what about a real black president who can address the racial devied. he drove -- de-- divide. there's been no response from the white house. a wisconsin teenager kept her cool when a stuck gas pedal sent her speeding down the street. >> i tried to press the brakes. >> reporter: 16-year-old called 911. she had a plan, she headed for a cul-de-sac in the worst case scenario she could drive around in circle until she ran out of gas. nobody was hurt.
philadelphia police honored a hero for his sacrifice. a plaque is on display outside the 22nd police district of robert wilson iii. his best friend fellow officer michael rivera was overcome with emotion during the dedication ceremony. >> he gave me the courage to be funny and open my heart and share with you the legend of the man he was in the end. we got each other through the hardest times. >> wilson is survived by two sons and his grandmother. >> a hero to the end that day. a live preview is up next. a gator is no match for a
teenager and her cross bow. >> reporter: i'm putting jackets only the kids because it's a little cool. day planner is up next. dear fellow citizen, i get that it's hard to say no when your kids want toys, because you're saving for shoes. and shoes. and shoes. but i can help you figure out how to save a little with one deposit checking. so ask me, i can help you avoid fees.
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involved with this blocking lanes on i-95. traffic squeezing by northbound between academy and woodhaven road. another fender bender in the backlog. it's a mess on i-95. we have an accident blocking the left lane, right lane squeezing by. look at the jam. traffic just not moving there. switching our camera scene look at a different jam. we have a fender bender in the backlog, northbound jammed from cottman to woodhaven. southbound heavy people stopping and checking it out, dave. >> reporter: we have calm winds, you will want a jacket. 59 in center city. across the river in delaware, more of the same, low to mid 50s from cinnaminson and ewing and
glassboro and 5 in hockessin, 52 in dover, delaware. 60 by 9:00 a.m. 68 by noon. this afternoon high of 75 degrees around 4:00 p.m. matt and tam. >> thank you, david. time to check in with "g.m.a." let's get a preview from dan harris from the "g.m.a." studios live in new york city. >> reporter: hey guys great to be with you on thursday morning. coming up on "g.m.a.," the devastating floods in south carolina. the rain stopped, but the rivers continue to rise. 14 dams have been breached, 65 more at the breaking point. from the white house, controversial comments from rupert murdoch saying ben carson would be a real black president. hillary clinton making a break from president obama john carl discussing with george this morning. the latest on bill cosby. the judge refusing to dismiss
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>> top traffic story right now is what's happening i-95, a bad accident in a bad location and we're told there are injuries, karen. >> reporter: as we look at this live, that's a vehicle involved. there you see the tractor-trailer, three involved, two slammed into each other, another into the side barrier. a mess on i-95 northbound the accident between academy and woodhaven. one of the cars is facing sideways. northbound jammed past bridge to woodhaven. southbound extra heavy, look at the delays. southbound jammed from woodhaven to cottman. i want to show you the schuylkill expressway, two dissents on the schuylkill expressway westbound it's extra heavy there, too, dave. >> reporter: we're off to a clear start we'll see sunshine and few high clouds and warmer later on, starting out at 60,
good morning, america. right now, on alert. more than 60 dams in south carolina ready to burst. crews working around the clock desperate to stop millions of gallons of water. and this dramatic new video showing a man and his grandmother clinging to a cross in raging water. new overnight, crossing the line? billionaire rupert murdoch sparking a firestorm saying ben carson would be america's first real black president, and will a joe biden meeting with his family shake up the race? highway inferno. a tanker caught on camera swerving to avoid a mattress on the road. the fireball melts the guardrail and pave many. big questions this morning about safety on the highway. breaking the 100-year curse, the chicago cubs with a dramatic win overnight. >> the chicago cubs have a