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>> good morning it is 6:00 a.m. odds friday, october 16 we're following several breaking news stories. police have released pictures of a robber on the run who slashed a walmart cashier who tried to make off with stolen goods we're live with the details. >> torrential downpours in southern california has caused mudslides and trapped cars. david murphy is outside and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: it's chilly this
morning. we had a sprinkle pop through north of philadelphia. some of you might get a slash on the windshield, but it won't last more than a couple of minutes. temperatures are cool, 54 degrees in philadelphia. 46 in allentown. close to 50 in trenton. 49 in wilmington. 6 is degrees in sea isle city. see if the winds are doing very much. starting to pick up a little bit. 1 miles per hour in philadelphia. as we get past sunrise and into the majority of the day i'm looking at breezy conditions building with wind as high as 20. 8:00 a.m., 53. noon, 62. 66 by 3:00 p.m. the high of 67 around 4:00 p.m. a breeze accompanying the clouds and sun mix. when i step inside we'll have dropping temperatures including the possibility of a killing frost. what you got on the roads, karen? >> reporter: we have the schuylkill expressway expressway 26th street on-ramp we have an
accident with two vehicles right here. look at the number of police officers, penndot on the scene we have fire crews they left the scene an ambulance is out here, an accident involving two vehicles, they are blocking the two left lanes, earlier i saw an accident eastbound in the same spot. looks like people may be stopping to check out the westbound accident. the westbound accident still on the schuylkill expressway this is at the 26th street on-ramp creating a tie up on the schuylkill expressway. traffic was closed for construction but nice and open at 4:30, clear on the vine. southbound traffic heading toward center city on i-95 heavy from allegheny to girard, 16 minute ride southbound from woodhaven to the vine. that will get worse, matt. >> police are on the look out for a robber who stabbed a
retail employee at a northeast philadelphia store and took off with a television. katherine scott is live at the walmart at the philadelphia mills mall with surveillance pictures. katherine. >> reporter: police are hoping that someone recognizes the man in the surveillance pictures who police say stabbed a walmart cashier who was trying to stop the man from leaving with items he didn't pay for. there were customers going in and out of the mall. customers are allowed inside the store, the store is open right now. it is on the 4300 block of byberry road in northeast philadelphia. let's go to a picture of the suspect. there are surveillance cameras inside and outside of the store. this is the man police say tried to leave the walmart with a shopping cart and two boxes of boots and sony42-inch flat screen tv worth $400.
he showed a receipt valued at ten dollars. when the suspect tried to leave with the television, the employee tried to grab the flat screen. they were struggling over it when the cashier told police, the suspect said let it go or i will kill you. police say he pulled a folding knife from his pocket and lunged toward the cashier trying to stab him in the chest. the cashier blocked it with the forearm that's where he was stabbed. he has a puncture wound and slash on his forearm. a customer chased him boo the parking lot. >> the customer can be seen grabbing the shopping cart and ramming the perpetrator's car with the shopping cart. the perpetrator sped off making a left on franklin mills boulevard. >> reporter: the suspect left in a vehicle a gray or light
colored smaller vehicle that was a hatch back. the boxes of boots were left behind in the shopping cart. they were dusted for prints. if you have any tips or know who the man is, northeast detectives want to hear from you. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> it is 6:05. a woman is on the mend this morning after being shot in philadelphia's west oak lane section. gunfire erupted on north 20th street. police say the woman was sitting in the car when she was shot in the back of the neck. she was rushed to albert einstein medical center in serious, but stable condition. no arrests were made. police rounded up johns after a prostitution sting in camden last night. police say sting like this one happen several times a month. authorities say the men come from all over the south jersey looking to buy sex. >> we have had some professional people that come
right from the office, we have blue collar workers, and locals. >> stings are necessary to clean up the city. authorities offer has been services to -- rehab services to the prostitutes who are heroin addicts. a man was killed by a falling true on warwick township. he was hit by a tree near another tree he was cutting down. a slick and inventive burglary at a philadelphia jewelry store. the burglar got into the shop by drilling into -- through the wall of the neighboring dry
cleaner. once inside he drilled through the safe and removed the contents inside. it is not known what was stolen. a crackdown could be coming to fantasy football in one state. maribel aber has more. >> reporter: the good morning, tam, nevada has ordered sports dueling and fan king from operating. it's a big set back to the industry which is facing federal federal and state investigation. stock rebounded from a two day drop posts games. looks like future are pointing to a higher open. we have reports on consumer sentiment due out today. gets ready for a box of all marshmallow of lucky charms. general mills released ten boxes
with the mash marshmallowing sh. >> i used to eat them i picked out all the oats. now you don't have to do that. >> reporter: that's all you win? >> if my kid is watching you're not getting them. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan right now, you can get a cavity by looking at the box. we have no real major rain there's a little bit of precipitation that's coming into parts of southern bucks and montgomery county. it's not process of falling apart at this point. that bigger area of precip north of morris town, new jersey is almost in new york state. we might be over with the threat of rain at this point. as we look outside we have cloudy skies giving way to some sun as we go through the morning and the day. you can see the camera bouncerring down the shore as the winds -- bouncing down the
shore as the winds pick up. it will be breezy in philadelphia. the winds are turning to the west and eventually out of the northwest later. in terms of precipitation not much going on. a mix of sun and clouds. later tonight if you're in the poconos, a sprinkle or shower coming through there. most of the weekend looking good in the poconos. 53 degrees, partly sunny skies by 8:00. 63 degrees by 1 #. the clouds and sun mix maintaining through the afternoon. high of 67. it will be breezy, so it will be chilly even though the number of 67 is not that bad. a bunch of 67s through the middle of the region and on or about down at the shore today. for the weekend, hudson bay will deliver a whole a bunch of cold air that's massing up there. a dip in the jet stream will bring it in. we're looking at highs in the
50s and more importantly lows in the 30s, the season's first killing frost. the only place that escapes it is down the shore and the i-95 corridor near big urban centers where the temperatures will not be quite as cool. everybody on saturday should think about bringing in the potted plants and turning off the water and opening up the spigots and dries out and you don't get a freeze up in the pipes. temple football will be chilly, 50 degrees for the kickoff. 47 for the 4th quart. trying to beat university of central florida. breezy and cool today, 67. an autumn chill tomorrow. 54 for the high on sunday. if you're heading to the aids run on sunday morning, bundle up
monday, sunny and chilly, 52 degrees, if you're heading to the eagles game bundle up. we're hoping for a win against the giants. temperatures moderate by next week. could be 70. 6:11 developing torrential rain sent mud sliding down california mountainside burying the cars below. >> we're looking live route 1 southbound at 413, construction has cleared. both lanes reopened. we're looking good there. not everywhere. we'll check on the accident on the schuylkill expressway coming up. >> a new survey shares more creative excuses why people call out sick from work, one of them includes a poison ham. that's next. ññ
>> welcome back taking a live look here, penns landing, everything looking good here, 6:14, 55 degrees, it will get warmer, get out and enjoy it, because this weekend it will get chilly. the tires are spinning out there karen. >> reporter: they are not going very fast on the schuylkill expressway westbound 26th on-ramp we have an accident involving two vehicles.
we have police and emergency workers on the scene. we had more emergency workers, two fire crews that left. and ambulances on the scene and accident eastbound checking out the westbound accident caused an accident there. eastbound accident has cleared. i'm not looking at the quite the back up it was heavier earlier. we have people going off to the right because of the accidents scene blocking the schuylkill expressway. we have 32 miles per hour near girard on i-95. we have an accident at the end of police chase at college avenue and girard avenue. couple of problems to avoid. we have an earlier car fire cleared turnpike westbound past valley forge both lanes open as you head toward downing --
downingtown. northbound from the ac expressway to the walt whitman bridge a 13 minute ride. you'll not find any big problems there. 59 in martins creek. 49 in warrington. 46 in kennetts square. 55 in hammonton, 53 in dover, delaware. feeling cool today with the high of 67 especially with the breeze 3459 and tam. >> flash flooding in southern california will cause traffic problems during the morning commute. mudslides trapped cars on interstate 5 in los angeles county. officials say the landslide affected a 2-mile area near lake hiews. >> career builders say 38% of employees called in sick when they are not in the past year.
most do it to say to catch on sleep or relax. the survey said one woman claimed she poked herself in the eye combing her hair. a man claimed his grandmother poisoned him with a ham. people playing hooky, that means the economy is doing well. >> modern love, a wedding party hits a snag getting to the church on time. but they have a little fun with it. first up, tech bytes. >> reporter: in tech bytes a change coming to yahoo mail. they will no longer require passwords for an destroy and ios. is your iphone battery running down quickly. the facebook app maybe to blame. there's no way to shut it down from stop running in the background. one solution delete the app and
access facebook from the web. looks like many people are using facebook to spice up their image. 75% of us post photos that make our lives seem more adventurous. many judge their friends based on on their social media profile. >> sad but true. those are tech bytes. at ally bank no branches equals great rates. it's a fact. kind of like ordering wine equals pretending to know wine. pinot noir, which means peanut of the night.
will vairt music today -- elevator music together, 24 people in all were heading to the virginia waterfront for their wedding ceremony. they were taking selfies and had a few laughs. fire company rescued them and they made it to the ceremony on time. >> reporter: they look so happy. let's take a look outside, this is 422 eastbound heading toward
king of prussia slow past oaks to 23. the ramp from 422 westbound to trooper, the overnight construction there is clear. you can see the construction on trooper road is continuing. septa media rail elwin line shuttle busing, lansdale and doylestown line shuttle busing. >> reporter: sweatshirts on the kids this afternoon. it will be breezy later. i've got nova and penn as the two colleges of the day. as we roll through the day, 55 degrees by 9:00. suburbs in the 40s. philadelphia low 50s, 62 by noon. the high 67. i just wrote 69, but i meant 67. that's at 4:00 p.m. jackets handy if you're heading out. nothing on the big board at the airport. all green aircraft.
if you're traveling this weekend up north, bring your camera up into peak leaf viewing season in the poconos, delaware water gap, tobihanna state park. if you think you're not getting enough sleep you're wrong. it's not all that different from premodern societies. even back then, people got 6, 7 hours a night. the sleep we get may be less continuous. the solution to a better night keep the screebs out of -- scret of the bedroom and keep the bedroom at a comfortable temperature. persistent rumors link coach kelly to taking a job at
usc he said he has not been contacted about leading a football program. >> i understand we're not successful, we're not winning, i'll go back to college. i understand that part of the question, i answered it the same way a year ago, i answered it the same way my first year here. >> we're teenage up to bring you the eagles giants game watch the pregame special followed by the game at 8:30. >> a cat uses one of its nine lives in a landscaping mishap. >> katherine scott is in fronts of a walmart where a wild robbery tombs. >> reporter: a walmart was slashed trying to stop a man who didn't pay for a tv. we're live with the story at 6:30.
>> a feisty feline found himself trapped in a perilous place. the cat was found under concrete under the family swimming pool. he went missing tuesday and they heard meow be beneath the concrete. he was dirty, but okay. they did landscaping around the pool and it seems the cat got in there and encased in freshlily poured concrete. >> new on "action news," customers at a target in california got a bit of a shock,
the pa system on not with news of deals or clean up on aisle 6, it was a porn auto track. some customers were there with their children when the moaning and groaning began. >> it made me very uncomfortable i was taken aback and appalled. >> the manager apologized, a similar incident took place at another california target store back in july. >> 6:27 after the break we'll update breaking news. a walmart worker was stabbed during a robbery at a philadelphia mall. >> we're learning about the potential motive for the murder of a delaware psychiatrist from postings made by the suspect priorities -- priority her
>> breaking now on "action news," cameras get a good look at an arm robber who slashed a walmart cashier in northeast philadelphia. >> aggressive bears are posing problems for state parks and neighborhoods in new jersey. final flight, u.s. airways makes it's final swan song in hours from now. >> let's get weather and traffic from david and karen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, taking a look at satellite, we had clouds around this morning, we had rain that's falling apart. if you see a drizzle drop on your winds shield it will be gone in not. 54 degrees in philadelphia. 46 in allentown, 49 in trenton 49 in wilmington and 61 in sea isle city. here the winds sweeping through at 12 miles per hour. overall it will be breezy today. weekend is coming, kids one more
day of school, 54 on the storm tracker 6 live app. noon, 62. 3:00 p.m., 66. high today is 67, but with a ten or 20-mile an hour breeze blowing you might want the jacket when you're out and about. we're looking for a plunge in temperatures for the weekend along with killing freeze or freezing conditions and killing frost. one way are the other we'll get frostier across the region. details ahead. >> reporter: i've been talking about an accident on the schuylkill expressway for the last hour. now we have an accident on i-95 in such a bad spot. southbound at allegheny, an accident involving two tractor-trailers. look how jammed you are jammed from bridge to allegheny where you have the accident blocking the right lane. this is a spot that would be jammed anyway, you add the accidents we have a mess on i-95. this is the schuylkill expressway we had all the emergency workers with the accident.
the accident has cleared the schuylkill expressway westbound at the 26th street on-ramp. traffic is moving better. we had an eastbound accident as everyone stopped to look at it. that's clear. we have another problem montgomery county 309 route 73 that's flourtown, southbound traffic a disabled vehicle was pushed to the gore point. penndot is on the scene. traffic is moving better on 309 southbound now that they pushed that off to the side. 309 southbound approaching county line road. an accident here blocking the left lane, you see slowing you see police on the scene, flashing lights right there. it's a mess, a number of accidents all on major highways this morning. >> we continue to follow breaking news, philadelphia police are searching for a robber who made a violent getaway slashing a walmart cashier on the way out the door with a stolen tv. katherine scott is live outside the store on byberry road in
northeast philadelphia. >> reporter: that's right, tam, that wal-mart cashier was slashed in the arm and treated by medics at the scene and doing okay. police were investigating the slashing and robbery at the walmart at philadelphia mills mall. a 24 hour store. it happened at 1:30 on the 4300 block of by about her i wouldn't road in -- byberry road in northeast philadelphia. let's look at the picture of suspect. the man tried to leave the walmart with the shopping cart. i had had two boxings of boots and flat screen tv worth # hundred dollars. -- $400. when the cashier asked for a receipt, he showed him an old receipt valued at ten dollars. that's when the scene became confrontation. the two were struggle -- struggle over the tv when the
perpetrator reached for a knife. >> the perpetrator pulled a knife from his pocket a folding knife, he unfolded it and lunged toward the cashier and attempted to stab him in the chest. >> reporter: the cashier blocked the stabbing in the right forearm. he got slashed in the right arm. he left the boots behind and police dusted the boxes for from time to time. the suspect entered a gray or light-color vehicle with a hatch back. a customer chased him on foot, but the suspect got away. there are clear pictures of him in surveillance footage on the inside and outside of the store. police hope someone recognizes him and calls police. just into "action news" a
young man was murdered on the streets of allentown. list were called to the 300 block of west allen street and found the victim a man in his early 20s shot dead on the ground. an autopsy will be performed tomorrow. so far there are no arrests. a 21-year-old college students is behind bars charged in the murder of a delawarepsyc. christopher frick admitted to stabbing carolyn ekong. he called a half-hour later from his parents home to confess. he is a senior at the university of delaware majoring in mathematics. according to police he was obsessed with ekong and she was unaware. he was planning the killing for three years. >> the documents from both residences let's make it clear.
>> authorities stopped short saying frick was a patient of hers saying they had a professional interaction. >> ben carson and donald trump are threatening to boycotts the next debate. they want cnbc to change the format and shorten from three hours. he would like to keep it to two hours. others say they are fine with the longer time and like to keep it. cnbc said they will take the candidates views into consideration as we finalize the debate structure. a former aid and long time friend to joe biden said he will make a decision soon about whether or not he will run for senator. ted kauffman said his top consideration is his family's
welfare. he hinted at his potential platform if he runs, he would help the middle class to get ahead noting to change the balance in the economy. >> sky6 live hd is looking live at philadelphia international airport. happening today, the final u.s. airways flight takes off in a few hours, flight 1939 name for their founding year is taking one last lap. airbus takes off from philadelphia international airport at 10:00 a.m. these are all the flights over the skies right now. here's the flight path it will take, from phl to charlotte, north carolina probably get another flight crew and new passengers and head across country to sky harbor international airport in phoenix and san francisco international and finally take a red eye flight out of sfo all the way back to philadelphia international. it will land at 6:00 a.m.
tomorrow, that u.s. airways flight will become an american flight thanks to the company's merger with american airlines completed in 2013. >> new on "action news," a bear problem has forced rangers to close hiking trails in new jersey. officials are say they have euthanized four bears since october 5. none of them seemed afraid of humans which is not natural for bears. state wildlife experts say don't feed the animals because that's what is causing them to feel at ease. there's no shortage of food before they get ready to hyper hyper -- hibernate. >> my wife had an uncle in bucks county that died from an accident with a deer. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have precipitation free
conditions, the active showers are over new york state, and they were not much anyway. as we look outside, looking out of the temple university camera down broad street arena city hall. we're checking a mix of clouds and sun as we go through the day. 54 degrees in philadelphia. it's a chilly start. 46 in allentown. 47 in reading. under 50 in trenton. 49 there. and 61 in cape may. taking a look at future tracker #, looks like we're dry the rest of the way, there's a slight chance of a sprinkle or shower developing in northern areas after dinner or around dinner. most of the you stay dry the rest of the way. in the lehigh valley, clouds and sun, a spotty sprinkle or shower but mainly dry. cool and breezy. down the shore, sun, 68 degrees. in philadelphia, 67 clouds and sun. that high doesn't sound that
bad. nrveghts it's seasonable for -- in fact it's seasonable for this time of the career, a bit off -- above average. with the breeze you'll feel the chill. high of 67 about 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. heading out to friday night football tonight? bring layers we'll have partly cloudy skies, it will be somewhat breezy. 7:00 a.m., 60. 10:00 a.m., 52. don't forget high school huddle after the late news wrapping up for high school action for the evening. hudson bay has a lot of cold air massing that will coming down behind a departing cold front for the weekend. we'll have highs in the 50s ten to 20 degrees below average temperatures. at night, the 30s, that means there's the first chance of a killing frost.
57 degrees tomorrow, it will be cool for the temple game. i'll be down there for the owls. sunday morning, 54. cold for the aid walk and run. once you start moving around you'll feel better. monday sunny and chilly, 52. eagles game that's another one where you have to bundle up. and we'll have our ph17 sports coverage. >> texas officials will have a new weapon in the fight against a raging wildfire. >> lamar opened -- lamar lamar odom is in the fight of his life. >> reporter: look at this shot,
>> welcome back we're following breaking news coming out of north philadelphia. a woman was injured during an abduction. police were called to the 2500 block of north college avenue. a man got his ex-girlfriend into an suv while driving away he lost control and crashed into a parked car and wall. the suspect fled on foot.
the girlfriend suffered injuries during the struggle. police are investigating. >> let's see how traffic is shaping up. >> reporter: we have two tractor trailers that cleared. we have 35 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. an extra seven minutes. on the big picture you're down to speeds 9 miles per hour southbound approaching allegheny. 19 miles per hour at cottman. the schuylkill expressway you're about 26 miles per hour westbound approaching the boulevard to past belmont. 36 miles per hour eastbound near girard. as we had an accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound at 26th street. we had an eastbound accident there, as well. both accidents have cleared. it's been a mess with a lot of the problems out there. we have a problem were with anef the police chase at fairmont and college avenue and girard.
42, northbound traffic at creek road right now. it's looking extra heavy on 42. a 16 minute ride from the ac expressway to the walt whitman bridge on route 42. watch for that, as as as as welu heading out. >> if yoosh coming in from -- if you're coming from bensalem, 30 minute ride taking i-95. it's a 35 minute ride believe it or not if you take the ben franklin bridge into new jersey and take the ben franklin bridge that shows you what you have to deal with with the jam on i-95 southbound right there near girard creating a jam that you're better off going out of your way to do that. let's look at the temperatures right now. 350 degrees in quakertown. 53 in center city. in some of the suburbs 46. in new jersey, 54. 52 in glassboro and dover, delaware. >> forestry officials are
bringing in a heavy duty tanker to fight a raging wildfire in northern texas. the plane will bring in fire retardant. no reports of death or injuries. results of toxicology tests on lamar odom could take weeks. meanwhile, investigators are retracing his steps during a four day stay at an nevada brothel. he spent $75,000 drank and used cocaine. his estranged wife is making his medical decisions since their divorce has not yet been finalized.
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warrington, 50 degrees. as we go across the river to south jersey, a little better the closer you get toward the shore. 58 in woodbine, 58 in avalon. better in delaware, as well. but there's a wind blowing and it is staying on the cool side. that's true this afternoon, sue. the i'm dressing the kids in the sweatshirts this morning and afternoon. villanova and penn my two colleges of the morning. as you look at the weather, 55 by 9:00. bringing a jacket it's on the cool side. the high 67 degrees. >> time to check in with "g.m.a." see how they will close out the week. >> amy robach closing out the week at the "g.m.a." studios. >> reporter: it is friday, dangerous mudslides in southern california. emergency crews stepping in to save drivers stuck in their vehicles and stranded in the floodwaters. we're live at the scene.
a cable guest cable news guest lying about his job with the government. andy conveyed randy quailed charges have been dropped against him and his wife. cubs move into the next round of play. the 34e9s will face off with the cubs. >> i'm not going to watch that, just because of my affinity for the phillies. they beat them like 11 times this year. >> a group of graffiti artists
arrested the man who drove an suv into a parked car and wall in north philadelphia. then they say he forced his ex-girlfriend into the vehicle a few hours ago. she suffered injuries in the struggle. nobody else was hurt. a man armed with a knife barged into a northeast philadelphia walmart stabbed the cashier with the knife and bolted from the store with the television. police gave us these surveillance pictures in their efforts to capture him. >> reporter: i-95 northbound a disabled vehicle you see penndot with the arrow board blocking the right lane northbound at cottman. you're jammed southbound approaching cottman to girard. in allegheny an accident involving two tractor-trailers cleared. >> reporter: we're starting off cool, 54, we'll get to a high of 67. it will be breezy, bring a
good morning, america. powerful mudslides, flash floods sweep across california overnight. >> everybody up here is completely landlocked in by debris flow. >> hundreds of cars stranded. thousands of people backed up for miles. one of the state's busiest highways shut down. some mud up to five feet deep. emergency crews rescuing trapped drivers and more misery on the way. >> the front running republican revolting. donald trump and ben carson threatening to boycott the next debate while vice president joe biden is still flirting with jumping in. the letter to his supporters asking for help and promising a campaign from the heart. randy quaid free this morning speaking only to "gma." >> what do you want the world to know about your situation? >> what he's saying about the troubling accusations against him, his years on the run and