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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., monday, october 19. here's what's happening. >> there was a snake on a bus, a slithery passenger slips on a septa bus, the owner may face criminal charges. >> the nation is waiting on the decision by joe biden running for president not yet made. >> bundle up tight today to face the chilly temperatures. >> let's outside to david murphy, karen rogers is looking at the commute. >> reporter: threatened to do this last week when i saw the
weather forecast. i have on the winter coat and gloves. we have a freeze warning in effect. bring the potted plants in, spend a little time chipping the ice off the windshield. we're looking at sunshine coming up over the horizon. wind light, but cold. here come the numbers, look at the suburbs, 27 degrees in allentown. 29 in reading. 31 in trenton. we have slipped below the freezing mark in wilmington, as well. 28 in millville. at the airport in atlantic city. a lot of area dealing with sub freezing temperatures. 8:00 a.m. in philadelphia we'll be at 34 a lot of suburbs below freezing. by noon we're up to 48 and 3:00 p.m., 53, a high today of 53 around 4:00. it will be a similar afternoon high from what we experienced yesterday, but obviously a cold start. a lot milder tomorrow afternoon.
that story held in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. karen, what about the roads. i'm checking out the schuylkill expressway we have a disabled truck that was blocking the lane on the schuylkill expressway eastbound near university. it has cleared. this is westbound volume buildings here. we can see traffic moving okay. we noticed a jam on i-95 southbound traffic slowing at cottman. overall just some building volume from yardley and bensalem you'll be dealing with that. only a 14 minute ride from the woodhaven to the vine. we have an accident in montgomery county skippack pike near white hall road watch for that. the a vehicle went off the roadway, we have emergency workers off to the side. this is by the shore on the garden state parkway southbound past 539. watch for that accident. live on the ben franklin bridge westbound traffic coming into the city moving okay. you want to watch and give yourself extra time and scrape off the windshield and warm up the car, it is cold out there. >> yes it is, karen rogers i
was working with the ice myself. you'll notice the chill this morning. let's go over to katherine scott poor thing we sent her out there all bundled up so crowley know what to expect. >> reporter: good morning, tam, this is just the beginning in a couple of month a day like today will feel great. today walking out the door, expect a jolt. it's chilly outside as you walk out the door. 69th street station you're seeing people bundled up, there's a little extra skip in their step as they run to catch the bus. they don't want to be caught in the cold. they are bundling up. people have reached into their closets for warm gear. at 18th and walnut people were bundled up out in these unseasonable temperatures. it's fall, you expect a certain amount of cold weather, but this
is colder than normal. 69th street station you can feel the difference. the temperatures started the downward slide over the weekend, it did feel cold yesterday. today as they walk out the door, there's something extra in the air. that something extra is a few less degrees and people are going to work with extra layers. >> i don't know how the weather changed so quickly. it has. i see your bundled up, too. >> reporter: were you surprised? >> yeah, i was. >> reporter: it's cold again this morning and back live at 69th street station people waiting for their bus they have their jackets on and their hoods up, some people have halts on, we have gloves coming out. you know it's starting to get cold, of course, again it's autumn. we'll see the weather go up and down over the next couple of days. we'll see cold weather and
warmer weather before winter settles. tonight's monday night football, the eagles will be playing if you're heading to the game dress for the cold weather. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> police may release the surveillance footage of the four foot long boa constrictor that slithered lose on a septa bus. the snake named red managed to slim out of the owner's pocket and got stuck in between a chair. a septa police officer removed red and returned the pet to reilly. reilly thanked police and fellow passengers for their understanding. >> i would like to apologize to everybody, i didn't mean for her to get out. >> police may not be so understanding. they could charge reilly with
reckless endangerment and interfering with mass transit. police identified two suspects for killing a father and daughter during a home indiana -- during a home invasion, police are looking for matthew harrington and saleem shabass. >> reporter: the mailer de-- the mayoral debate will be this sunday morning and we would like to hear from you, e-mail your confess to us or cruise tash tag 6abc action. >> general motors is recalling
400 vehicles buick lacrosse, which chevy camaro, there are front seat side impact air bags that may rupture when deployed. at that -- at that -- futures are pointing to a lower open and reports on housing starts and existing home sales are among the economic reports we're expecting out this week. a new star wars preview will air during monday night football it will air did you work half time of the eagles giants game. our broadcast partners at phl17 are airing the game. they released the official movie poverty for the film.
disney is producing the latest star wars and the opens december 18 disney the parent company of 6abc. matt and tam, two months to go before the movie hits theaters, but already so much buzz and excitement. >> absolutely, they are already selling tickets. >> i'll be watching that movie with two little people. >> reporter: it does look like fun. storm tracker 6 live double scan and we have no precipitation out there. but we have pleasant of cold get your kiesters out to the driveway. get it out early because you'll have to scrape off the windshields in a lot of neighborhoods because there's frost out there. 36 degrees in philadelphia. 30 in wilmington, below freezing in trenton.
allentown, reading and millville and atlantic city. the freeze warning not expiring until 9:00 a.m. if you have not gotten the potted plants in yet, go out and grab them this morning it miebt might not be too late. you'll need sunglasses after sunrise on the highways and byways. breezy and cool in the lehigh valley, 352 degrees. down the shore, 56 degrees, though, it will be on the chilly side, lots of sun. in philadelphia, high of 54. mostly sunny and cool, the winds running 6 to 1 miles per hour. temperatures, well they will slowly climb this morning, 34 by 8:00 a.m. 44 by 11:00. we're in the mid 50s with the high of 54 around 4:00 p.m. monday night football major game for the eagles against the division rival new york giants. if they win they are tied for first place if they lose -- like
i said if they win they are tied. you want to bundle up for the game fans. high pressure sets up off the coast and frontal boundary comes down from the northwest, we get a southwest flow that warms us up to 68 degrees above average in the afternoon. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 54 degrees, bundle up for the eagles game tonight. tomorrow, we start out cool, but we wind up with a high of 68. and 74 on wednesday and 74 on thursday, a nice break before the next cold front. behind that front on friday turning cooler again. 61 the high. partly sunny and 61 on saturday. by sunday afternoon, a southwesterly flow increasing the clouds, but we get up to 67 degrees, it should be nice weather for the union's final matchup at ppl park. more stories you didn't see last
>> welcome back taking a live look on sky6 live hd at the platt bridge. you can seem the volume starting to -- you can see the volume starting to build a little bit, 6:14, 38 degrees. >> let's go over to karen rogers. >> reporter: i-95 we're looking at academy, southbound traffic is jammed from academy to cottman and allegheny to girard on i-95 it's a slow go. no major problems out there, just more people getting up own getting going. we have an accident in cheltenham washington lane at township line road you want to watch for this accident coming in with one lane blocked in the area. an accident over here in worcester township on skippack pike near white hall road. a couple of accidents here you may see areas with black ice,
because there's moisture. i had to scrape off my windshield this morning. you might, as well. 202 to i-95 shut down for the construction they have been doing use marsh road or delaware avenue instead. winslow township shutting down factory road between tans borough road and route 73. 20 in martins creek. 25 in quakertown. normally the overnight low is 47. it's only 38 in center city. it's cold, but it's colder than normal. 28 in hammonton, 31 in dover, delaware. even colder this morning than yesterday morning. that's saying something, matt. >> few new on "action news" a family of five died when their vehicle plunged into a suburban phoenix lake. police and bystander spotted the suv going into the lake saturday night. both parents died along with
their three crowning children. investigators do not know what caused the crash. police say the pastor of a detroit church shot and killed a man who tried to attack him during a service. the man walked into the church on sunday morning with a brick and threatened the passenger. that's when the pastor pulled out a gun and hit the man. the pastor was taken into custody for questioning. police believe these two men are responsible for stabbing a u.s. airmen sponsor ton who was stabbed earlier this month outside a bar in sacramento. he has been released from the hospital. stone gained fame this summer as one of three american men who stopped a terrorist attack on a train in france back in august. >> the eagles face the rival giants and eli manning is probably having nightmares over what happened last time. >> take a look we're dressing the kids in all the winter gear.
we have temperatures below freezing in a lot of neighborhoods and over the freezing mark in philadelphia. this afternoon we ease up a little a little bit, i'll have the day planner forecast up next. >> it's time for joe biden to weigh in and say whether he is going to say yes or no. >> new rules for drones. >> half a million in the u.s. hundreds of thousands more expected after christmas. today the government will unveil a plan to get all the drones registered by the end of the year. samsung galaxy devices can pay by waving the phone or tablet. new software update includes samsung pay rolled out for wireless carriers last month. amazon is suing more than a thousand people for posting fake reviews. >> busted an april amazon suit
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snow flurries yesterday david murphy. these pictures were taken by an "action news" viewer in downingtown stay with 6abc.com/weather you'll find up to the minute forecast and the power of storm tracker 6 live storm tracker 6 live right at your finger tips. >> david. >> reporter: there's more coming. >> reporter: you don't want to know that, though. let's take a look outside and look at the vine street expressway at 8th street. nearby chestnut street has reopened it reopened after the emergency construction. we told you about that one. it's hard getting to penns landing with chestnut shut down now it's back open. we have an accident in upper moreland park avenue at moreland
road and cheltenham blocking a lane at washington lane. we have on the big board cool temperatures right now below freezing in much of the region. 9:00 a.m., 36 degrees. 48 by noon. 53 by 3:00 p.m. and then 54 will be the high we'll hit that late in the day probably around 4:00 p.m. lots of sun and light winds. we have cloud cover showing up on satellite in in orlando and scattered precipitation in the western states in arizona and new mexico this afternoon. on the big board our most commonly traveled destinations we have green aircraft signifying delays, the only cloud cover is orlando. >> there's warning for parents to be careful when buying halloween makeup for the kids. new york senator charles schiewrm schumer is calling for authorities to test the
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this comes in the wake of several shark attacks off the hawaiian coast. this could be the week that joe biden announces he runs for president. it might not be. we don't know. former chief of staff for the his political network indicated he is aware of the practical command of making a decision soon, and strategy -- strategists agree. >> a lot of people are waiting and people who care about him and want to help him are waiting, too. >> experts say the more he waits the more it hurts him. the latest new hampshire poll shows him trailing hillary clinton and bernie sanders. a would be bride turned her incredible heartbreak into a dinner for the homeless. the wedding paid for 35,000 wedding reception when the groom got cold feet.
the family invited the homeless to a once in a lifetime meal at one ofan francisco's nicest hotels. the bride was too upset to attend the dinner. she decided to stay home. she is going to her nonrefundable honeymoon and is taking her mother. >> it's cold out there, meteorologist david murphy says it won't be for long. a berks county pastor who suffered a huge loss delivers an emotional sermon on his first day back at church.
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valleys are flirting with the freezing mark. our weather and traffic team is getting you through this cold commute. >> a drowsy driver slams into the tow truck and gets trapped behind a wheel. >> getting back on their feet. a homeless couple whose son wandered away get much-needed help. >> let's go outside to david murphy and karen rogers has the commute. >> reporter: all right, guys i have the winter coat on. let's look at the freezing warning it's in effect until 9:00 a.m. if you have not brought in the potted plants it might not be too late. take the time to crape the frost off the -- scrape the frost off the windshield this morning. sunshine aplenty. 36 in philadelphia. below freezing in trenton. in the 20s in allentown and reading. 20s in millville at the
airport in atlantic city a good chunk of the area below freezing. for the school and work commute storm tracker 6 live app keeps us in the 30s by 8:00 a.m. upper 40s by noon. this afternoon not too bad similar to yesterday, 53 by 3:00 p.m. and 54 is the high probably around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. we have a big bounce back in temperatures coming tomorrow, as mother nature i think she is she is feeling like i've done enough to you, so we're looking at improving temperatures, i'll have that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: we agree, mother nature has done enough. looking live approaching the conshohocken curve eastbound traffic slowing from conshohocken to the curve and westbound slowing from approaching city avenue to glad win. we have slower speeds on i-95. it's a 28 minute ride southbound this is southbound traffic slow as you head toward center city. i talked to police in montgomery we talked built accident on park
avenue. it's going to be blocked for 45 minutes at woodland avenue. the accident is involving a septa bus, they are doing the cleanup. crews on the scene on park avenue. we have an accident blocking a lane at washington lane township line road. this one on skippack pike white hall road so traffic is moving a little bit better. we have an accident where a vehicle ran off the ad way garden state parkway southbound past 39. the emergency crews are out there they are on the right side, a handful of accidents. it's cold out there, it could be slick in a couple of spots. >> this may be the first time we see gloves and scarves at the backup this fall. katherine scott has her scarf on. she is live at 69th street in upper darby on the look out for jack frost and his good friends. >> reporter: i'm happy i have my scarf on this morning, matt. you need its cold out here today. in a couple of months it won't
be too bad. today as you walk out the door you'll feel a little jolt because your body is not used to the type of temperature yet. 69th street we've been talking to people who have been scurrying to their buses. they have their hats on and hoods up. they are trying to get inside where it's warm. they are not ready for winter just yet. these winter temperatures. 20s and 30s depending on where you are. 18th and walnut last night. people piled on their layers, it's fall you expect to feel the days that are crisp, but this is unseasonable. a little taste of what's soon to come when winters arrives. at 69th street station most people we spoke to are not exactly giving these items a warm welcome. the temperatures started to dip over the weekend. yesterday in some spots people saw some flurries. that was an alarming sight. you know that winter is
new yorking on the door and people are saying come back later. >> i'm not ready for this. i'm a summer baby my birthday is in august, cold is not my best friend. when i walked back in this morning i walked in and got another coat. >> reporter: i see you're layered up, tells about it. >> long johns. >> reporter: allalready? >> tops and bottoms on. it's cold. >> reporter: i don't know what he will haul out when january comes. whenever we do the cold weather stories you hear from people who love winters. they get their warm sweaters out and new fall clothes and warm jackets. today is the day to do that. stay warm dress up, get ready for temperatures to bounce up and down over the next week or so. it's fall we'll see the remnants of summer and glimpse of what's ahead. we're live at 69th street station katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> upstate new york is doing a
double dose of winter weather. it's cold and snowing. icy roads caused crashes in the syracuse area. one family watched as the snow squall dropped five inches on the ground. what did dad do? go out and fire up the grill. go to 6abc.com/weather for details of current conditions and check out storm tracker 6 live radar. first responders had to pull a drowsy driver out of the car that slammed into a tow truck. jury deliberation resume in the center city collapse trial. griffin campbell faces life in prison for the disaster in 2013. campbell's lawyers argue that
his client is a scapegoat they say the demolition architect knew he wasn't qualified to do the job. the prosecutors say he tried to save money by cutting corners that cost lives. lulu country club in upper dublin went up in flames yesterday morning. there's little left to the clubhouse and about an quit -- banquet hall. no reports of injuries. >> a berks county pastor is recovering from a crash that killed his wife. he spoke for the first time since the accidents. a drunk driver slammed into his motorcycle in june. his wife was killed and he lost his leg. he delivered an uplifting sermon yesterday. gold brings you to it, or you find yourself facing something that's hard, he will bring you to it.
>> the community is coming together to help a homeless couple whose son was wandering losh park over the weekend. chosen 300 is working to raise $12,000 for the couple. their kids are in foster care after their 2-year-old son was found alone in the park late at night. the couple said shelters didn't have any room for them so they slept under a building in the park. the group raised $63,500 bringing hope to the struggling -- $6,500. bringing hope to the struggling family. >> it makes my heart warm inside. >> the money will go to the landlord to help the family with rent it will cover the cost of social services to help them become self-sufficient. if you would like to donate go to 6abc.com. >> more evidence there there ad people particularly around here. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you that we have dry conditions at least.
as we take a look outside, the sun is coming up nice and bright in a little bit. you can see the evidence of that over on the eastern horizon, not much cloud cover, but cold conditions in place. 36 degrees currently is the temperature. dewpoint is nice and low, so it's dry air. the wind is not all that strong. north, northwest at 6 miles per hour. it's cold, but not that windy. lots of sun on the way. high pressure will keep the winds down as we move through the afternoon, but it will be a chilly afternoon as we go past the lunch hour. 44 degrees by 11:00. we'll spend the afternoon in the low to mid 50s, high of 54 not hitting until 4:00 p.m. very similar to yesterday. expect more of the same today. high temperatures not ranging very much. 53 in allentown.
54 in the central portion the region and down the shore in the mid 50s, mostly sunny and chilly. if you're heading to the lincoln financial field, monday fight football new york giants and the eagles, dress warmly, 43 degrees for the kickoff. 45 in the 4th quarter. you want layers as you get up off your seat and start rooting for the eagles. hopefully we get a big win. tomorrow, big change. high pressure sets up off the coast, cold front comes in from the northwest and we'll get winds from the southwest. that's milder for us, by tomorrow afternoon we'll be in the 60s and better than that on wednesday and thursday, 54 under the sun today. again, chilly for the eagles tonight. 68 tomorrow afternoon, bright and milder. wednesday afternoon a pleasant
high high of 74. another cold front comes through thursday night. 6 # degrees friday. 6 # on saturday -- 61 on saturday, upper 60s on sunday, nice weather for the final union match at ppl park on sunday afternoon. >> kind of a cha cha into fall weather. two stems up, two steps back. >> very good. >> an update on joaquin "el chapo" guzman. >> a disabled vehicle we're watching live as we see penndot come on the scene. people swerving here on 202 north of route 30. as you're heading on 202
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sun. >> shrouded in mystery and darkness karen. >> reporter: we have a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane, penndot is on the scene. someone is on the highway trying to deal with with this one. frazier chester county 202 northbound past the 30 bypass. we're jammed approaching the 30 bypass. a truck does out of the way, i wonder if it's a tow truck that one is creating a problem in the morning commute. other problems out there as we look at the big picture, chestnut street is reopened at front street. we're seeing slow speeds on the big picture, 18 miles per hour on i-95 southbound near girard. 16 miles per hour up ahead near cottman. we'll talk about those situations with traffic buildings. the schuylkill expressway westbound at 25 miles per hour approaching to past the boulevard right now. a couple of accidents out there, police told me about this one, moreland road westbound is
blocked at park avenue due to the accident involving a septa bus, i talked to police out there, police say it will be closed for 45 minutes while they try to clear the accident scene. fulmer avenue theaf -- they have an accident there. one at washington lane at township line road. route 100 a disabled tractor-trailer that happened couple of minutes ago. we talked built jams on i-95 -- built jams on i-95. if you're coming down from bensalem. take state road to aramingo avenue to avoid i-95. it's congests right now. 250 degrees in quakertown. 27 in kennett square and saint davids. 38 degrees in the city. even the suburbs in new jersey have dipped to 28 in hammonton
and buena, 31 degrees below freezing in delaware, tam. >> a lone attacker armed with a gun and knife killed an israeli soldier and wounded ten people yesterday. israel israel is buildings a barrier to separate jewish and arab neighborhoods in east jury room. secretary of state john kerry is set to meet with both sides of the conflict over the coming days. a father in chicago is facing felony charges after his 6-year-old son shot and killed his 3-year-old brother. michael santiago left the gun on top of fridge. the 6-year-old got ahold of it he shot his brother in the face after playing cops and robbers. prosecutors say he bought the gun off the street for protection because he was a former gang member who snitched on another member during a murder trial. authorities in mexico say they are closing in on joaquin "el chapo" guzman. government forces have launched
an effort to recapture guzman in north western mexico. he escaped the operation, but authorities believe he injured his face and leg in the process. he broke out of prison in july and on the run ever since. the texas teenager who was detained by police after his homemade clock was mistaken for a possible bomb will meet president obama. he will attend the white house atron me night. he was handcuffed and detained and suspended near his high school in dallas last month. some believe he was singled out because he is muslim. since the incident he has gained support of 1 million twitter followers. >> david murphy is helping you get out the door on this cold morning, david. >> reporter: it's the first time this southeastern i have suggested a winner coat and the extra gear for the kids. we're below freezing, it's not windy. much of the area in the 20s
rival jeb bush goes on the offensive. a.m. son is filing a lawsuit -- amazon is filing a lawsuit against people for posting fake reviews. abc exclusive that small plane crash in texas you see it there the pilot and his wife lucky to be alive after their plane hit a power line. switching gears, james franco has officially become a man. his bud seth rogan throwing him a bar mitzvah for good cause. >> i wonder if they invited mcloveen. >> reporter: there's a party on the schuylkill expressway lots of people are attending because of an accident on the schuylkill expressway this is at conshohocken the accident off to the shoulder, the tow truck is on the scene with the accident. eastbound schuylkill expressway
jammed approaching past the blue route to girard. westbound jam from university to south street and university to gladwyn. new jersey, lower landing road to 2935. if you're coming in from blackwood or deptford get in the line of cars there, dave. >> reporter: opt big board it's cold, 29 degrees in pottstown. 25 in quakertown and in the 20s from tanersville to new hole handle, 27 in coatsville, 28 degrees in chester and still above the treegz mark in center city. -- freezing mark in center city. in south jersey, 20s and 30s. 26 on the boardwalk. close to the freezing mark or below up and down the state of delaware. if you're running errands, 36 by 9:00 a.m. 48 by noon. the high today will be 54 similar to yesterday. we'll hit the 54 late in the day, though, around 4:00 p.m. >> a skydiver at a houston air show over the weekend made a
>> top stories, jurors continue deliberation in the trial of a contractor charged in the center city building collapse. griffin campbell faces # -- 6 counts of murder. police may release the surveillance video of a boa that slipped out of the owner's pocket and on to a septa bus, the other owner could be charged criminally. >> reporter: this is 30 bypass, big jam stick to business 30. and there's a tractor-trailer blocking route 100 southbound. >> reporter: most neighborhoods are below freezing and few above
good morning, america. millions of americans hit with a wintry blast. snow from michigan to connecticut. up to nine inches in some areas. icy roads responsible for dozens of wrecks. and a deep freeze sending temperatures as much as 20 degrees below normal this morning. breaking at this hour. a southwest jet makes an emergency landing at l.a.x. the fbi investigating a possible fight on board. and a mechanical problem forcing a jetblue flight down. passengers sickened. donald trump under attack. jeb bush saying he's not fit to be commander in chief. firing back after trump's comments that seem to blame his brother for the 9/11 attack. and vice president joe biden getting key support.