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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program, with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6 o'clock on this tuesday october 20th. tam is off. erin o'hearn joins us and we're following several breaking stories. >> bound, stabbed and forced to give up cash, one of two suspects is in custody after a violent home invasion. we're live with the details. >> the same bullet from a robber strikes two men in a car. they were trying to stop a holdup. >> fly eagles fly. the birds walk away with a big win after facing a division rival. hear from the players.
>> first weather and traffic with dave murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> chilly out here, matt and erin and karen. we are better than yesterday when we were in the 20's and 30's. take a look. satellite shows you a lack of cloud cover in the immediate region. some of that stuff up north might try and pop in at times today but high pressure is going to try and defend us from that and we're expecting mostly sunny skies for most of the day. 48 degrees right now in philadelphia. just 45 in allentown. reading at 44. same thing in wilmington. 43 in trenton and 52 in sea isle city. but these are all better than yesterday. this is the 24 hour change between what we're looking at right now and where we were this time yesterday and we're actually 12 degrees milder in philadelphia, 20 degrees milder in millville and 18 degrees better in allentown. so, yeah, cool enough for coats this morning but better than yesterday and getting a lot better later this afternoon. by noon we'll be up to 61 degrees. your storm tracker6 app by 3:00 there have about 68 degrees and we're looking at a high of 69 around 4 o'clock this afternoon. some urban centers like center city philadelphia might
actually touch 70 this afternoon. gets even milder tomorrow and the next day, karen. i'll have those details coming up in the accuweather 7-day forecast. what about roads? >> all right, i like that trend. so far looking pretty good here on i-95 if you're coming in from bucks county, northeast philadelphia. this is your ride. southbound traffic right here headed towards center city and looking pretty good at this hour. we've got a little building volume but no delay just yet. we do have a couple issues out there including this disabled vehicle. watch for it on old york road at rodman avenue in jenkintown. in quakertown an accident had 309 southbound shut down between toll gate road and rich hill road to stick to old bethlehem pike as your alternate for that one. an accident here on the turnpike eastbound shuts down the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between lancaster and reading so look for this. lebanon and lancaster and reading between those areas, 266 and 286 you've got the turnpike eastbound shut down. if you're headed westbound you should be okay. and also new castle county here i-95 southbound a disabled tractor-trailer
blocks the right lane right at exit five for route 141, matt. >> thanks, karen. police are still searching for one of two people accused of a violent home invasion. they say they caught one man near the home after the crime still wearing his mask and gloves. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live on the scene in the city's kensington section with the full story. katherine. >> reporter: matt, that's right, that 28-year-old suspect was taken into custody and police are still searching for a second suspect. as for the three victims, they were all taken to the hospital for evaluation. police say one of them had been stabbed but was walking, talking and conscious and police still have the scene roped off here in kensington this morning as they continue to search for evidence. officers were called here to the 3100 block of f street around 2:30 this morning. police say two masked men armed with a knife and a hammer went inside a home here. three people were asleep inside. they ransacked the place. police say a 26-year-old woman was tied to a chair with rope
and electrical cord. police say she still had the rope around her neck when officers arrived. a 36-year-old man was tied to a bed, his wrists and ankles were bound with rope and electrical cord and police say they forced a third woman in her 40's to drive to kensington and allegheny and withdraw the $100 she had in her account. when they arrived back here, police say she got into a physical altercation with the two men outside the home and someone heard her screaming and called 911. when police got here they found two men struggling with the woman. when police went to apprehend the man who had a hammer in his hand he jumped into the victim's white honda and tried to flee but two officers jumped into the car with him and then took him into custody. police say both women were shaken up and the man appeared to have been stabbed. >> he was assaulted, punched to his face. he had some bruises to his face. he was stabbed several times to his upper chest. however, although he lost a lot of blood he was conscious, walking, talking.
we believe he's in stable condition. >> reporter: and at this point there's no word from police on why this home was targeted. detectives continue to search for evidence. they say there are some surveillance cameras in the area where the woman withdrew money and there's also some surveillance cameras on a business nearby here, so they're hoping there's some footage that could help in this investigation. we're live in kensington, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> thanks katherine. also breaking overnight two men were shot during a robbery in north philadelphia and police say they were hit by the same bullet. it started on the 3800 block of germantown avenue at 2 o'clock this morning. a man approached a stopped car with a gun and demanded money. the passenger attempted to grab the gun when he was shot in the hand and the same bullet struck the driver in the hip. the gunman fled the scene. >> new this morning a spokesperson for oscar pistorius has issued a statement on the athlete's early release from jail. pistorius will serve out the remaining four years of his sentence on house arrest here
at his uncle's residence in south africa. >> the family is happy he's home. that is the key point. >> pistorius was convicted last year of killing his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp in 2013. he said he mistook her for an intruder. >> also new, someone deface add famous mural of business cosby in washington, d.c. the mural featuring the philadelphia native was covered up with a picture of north korean leader kim jong un. dozens of women have come forward claiming cosby sexually assaulted them. the comedian who has never been charged with a crime was a long time supporter of ben's chili bowl where the mural is located. it has since been fixed. >> apple music locks in millions of trial members but loses some as well. maribel aber is live at the nasdaq in times square. good morning, maribel. >> reporter: hey, good
morning to you erin. apple music has more than six and a half million paid users. that's the word from tim cook speaking at a wall street journal event. while millions of users left after their free trial ended millions more are still sampling the service. cook said 85 million people are currently involved in a free trial giving apple music a total of 15 million users over all. stocks finished with little change as investors weighed a new report showing a slow down in china's economy. right now futures pointing to a lower open. report out on housing starts due out later today. healthy gain for oprah winfrey for weight watchers. winfrey bought a 10 percent stake in the company and once word of the investment was out the stock soared more than doubling in price. that left oprah with a profit of $70 million on her invest. wow. matt and erin, guess there still is an oprah effect. when she talks people listen. >> she has a little extra spending money. >> that's right. >> she has quite an empire. >> she does, yes.
>> thank you maribel. >> storm tracker6 live double scan shows us that we are off to a dry start this morning and as we take a look outside, we are expecting plenty of sunshine up over the horizon in a little bit. right now dry at the airport. tranquil enough questionee conditions. a little bit of a breeze every now and then building this morning and that will probably continue through the day. 48 degrees in philadelphia currently, 44 wilmington, 43 trenton, 45 in al town you look at these numbers and it's obvious you need an extra layer or two this morning but it's nothing like it was yesterday when we were advising winter coats. satellite and radar showing us there's a little bit of cloud cover trying to dip down towards the pennsylvania turnpike in central pennsylvania. overall high pressure to our south is probably going to block out most of these clouds but at times some of that might make its way down into the region. generally speaking we're going for mostly sunny skies with occasional clouds up in allentown and a high of 67 after spending yesterday in the 50's. and at the shore pretty much the same story. no more of those 50's. we'll get up to 66 for a high.
cool today but better than yesterday. and in philadelphia a high of 69 degrees. some urban centers like center city might actually hit 70 this afternoon. and that high will be late in the day probably around 4 o'clock. winds out of the southwest at eight to 16 miles per hour. again it's that southwesterly flow that tends to get us mild and we're going to have that for the next several days. cool this morning. by 8 o'clock, 46. 11 o'clock 53 degrees. but spending the laughter noon for the majority of it anyway in the up are 60's with that 69-degree high as i mentioned around 4 o'clock. we've had three straight days of below average temperatures. highs in the 50's but the jet stream is now moving all the way up to the north of us with high pressure to the south and that southerly flow is going to get us milder not only today when we get up into the 60's but we'll be in the 70's tomorrow and on thursday before the next frontal boundary pops through and cools us down again. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, nice one today. a high of 69 degrees, fair amount of sunshine, a little breezy at times and then tomorrow warm and pleasant with a high up to 74 and 75 on
thursday. notice how the overnight lows are only in the 50's in philadelphia, too, so this is a nice mild pattern for three straight days. then a cold front comes in thursday night. perhaps a shower here or there. the big change will be the cooler temperatures behind that front. we'll only see a high of 62 on friday and 62 on saturday. bright conditions but cooler. and then ahead of another approaching front on sunday, 69 degrees, milder. there could be late day or night time shower around union fans heading down to ppl park for that final 5:00 p.m. match with the union and orlando on sunday afternoon and evening, want to keep an eye on radar and then we're back to the low 60's on monday. >> okay. >> thanks, david. 6:10 now. up next more stories you didn't see last night. it's all in the family when it comes to canada's next prime minister. >> and the eagles monday night matchup came down to which team made more mistakes. karen. >> our construction has cleared here in langhorne, bucks county so route one southbound at 213 moving a little bit better right now. no problems right there.
happy for a lot of people waking up after that eagles win last night. you're taking a live look at atlantic city. much warmer this morning than it was yesterday and wednesday and thursday are going to be beauts. >> who is not moving on the roads karen. >> this guy right here. a disabled truck we spotted. not seeing any police or penndot on the scene. i-95 southbound at the split for the vine and it's mostly off to the side partially block the right lane. be careful about that on i-95 southbound. you can see people are kind of slowing down just as they pass it. this guy hitting his brakes and kind of making sure they're not hitting the truck since it's out there right now partially block the right lane. look for that one on i-95 southbound. let's take a look right now at this on old york road at rodman avenue. we've got another disabled vehicle, this one in jenkintown causing a problem there. not shutting it down. they did it to shut down 309 southbound because of an accident in quakertown. blocked between toll great road and rich hill road. also turnpike eastbound is
closed so look for that closure. you want to stick to route 30 or 322 instead. it's closed between lebanon and reading so exits 266 and 286 you're dealing with those closures right now. let's check the commuter traffic report right now. if you're coming in from cinnaminson in new jersey and you're coming into philadelphia with the current traffic if you take the betsy ross bridge it's a 31 minute ride but look at the difference right now. only a 17 minute ride currently, looking pretty good if you go ahead and take 130 southbound through near pennsauken and then take the ben franklin bridge so a 17 minute ride coming in from cinnaminson. traffic there not too bad. temperatures looking a little better than yesterday, right. 43 degrees in quakertown, 46 right now in center city. remember yesterday morning we were scraping off our windshields. not the case today. we're in the 40's most places. 46 glassboro, 44 in dover, erin. >> thanks karen. a former high school teacher will become candidate's next prime minister. justin trudeau's liberal party won a resounding victory in yesterday's elections.
trudeau first captured national attention in 2000 with a moving eulogy at the state funeral for his father former prime minister pierre trudeau. he replaces conservative stephen harper. >> a person who describes himself as a high school stoner says he has breached the personal e-mail account of the director of the cia. the aol e-mail account of the cia's john brennan contains a spreadsheet of senior intelligence officials including their social security numbers. the alleged hacker told the new york post he was motivated by his opposition to u.s. foreign policy and his support for palestinians. >> the eagles are now in first place in the nfc east after beating the giants on monday night football. they won 27 to seven in lincoln financial field last night. the defense had three take aways sacking eli manning three times and forced two intentional grounding penalties but on offense sam bradford threw three interceptions. still the quarterback is
focusing on the positive. >> beat that team by 20 points here tonight, you know, obviously we're taking things week by week and our goal this week was to get out here with a win and that's what we did. so very pleased with that result. >> it feels great especially because we just played the giants at home monday night. it made it a little bit more special but we did what we had to do but we still have a ton of room for improvement. >> the eagles are three and three and they head to charlotte to face the five and o panthers on sunday night. >> 6:17 now. an itsy bitsy instigator. a distracted driver blames a spied for a serious crash. david. >> all right, it's cool out there. not as cold as yesterday. so i'm laying out the winter winter..., leaving off the winter coat. this afternoon we might be able to get away with t-shirts for a couple hours. i'll have your day planner coming and next. >> a main line university plans to arm its police.
>> in today's tech bites demand for tickets to the upcoming star wars movie breaking the internet. >> those tickets were supposed to go on sale after the new trailer aired last night but fandango started selling them early and as word spread the site crashed. >> google is looking for the next budding picasso. the tech giant announced its latest dad goal from google contest. >> it grace google's home page for a day and comes with a $30,000 scholarship. it is opened for those in kindergarten through 12th grade. >> move over segway. there's a new scooter in town. it's a two wheeled hands free device that can reach speeds up to 10 miles per hour. >> it is expected to go on sale in china next month with a retail price of $314. >> hello santa. >> my trainer wouldn't like that. >> those are your tech bites. >> have a good tuesday. bang bang
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>> a couple accidents this morning but no major problems. let's show you 422. we've got a little building volume eastbound here as you're headed towards king of prussia on 422 past oaks. but no big delay coming in from pottstown, hm rick or collegeville. you are looking pretty good. how about in new jersey on 42 northbound right here. no big delay. seeing a few more people out there on the road. volume building coming from turnsville blackwood or deptford. mass transit on time dave. >> karen it's chilly this morning with temperatures in the 40's but better than yesterday when we were in the 20's and 30's. 47 by 9 o'clock on the el station stop or maybe the bus stop. 61 degrees by noon. if you have options to wait until this afternoon to head out and get stuff done, do so because it's going to be nice and mild later. mostly sunny, a little breezy but a high of 69 degrees at about 4 o'clock this afternoon. satellite and radar showing that you there's a little bit of instability in the north central portion of the country, the west not so much in the southeast and as we take a look at travel delays or look for them anyway, along the east coast and in any of our most commonly traveled destinations no major delays
at philadelphia international airport right now. lots of clouds in a lot of spots but no rain. matt. >> thank you, david. villanova university is adding armed police officers on campus. officials say they came to the decision after a thorough two-year process that included community input. about 20 members of the public safety department will serve as police officers. they will have access to 911 dispatch and crime data bases and will be able to detain people who are under criminal suspicion. villanova students had mixed reactions. >> police department on like other college campuses so if anything i think it will help people feel safer if there's threats in the future. >> if you want to go into what kind of atmosphere it will create it's going to create a negative one because these people are going to have guns on campus. we've never dealt with that before. we don't need it. >> the police department will be up and running in about a year. training will begin immediately. >> a new study breaks down how to new mother's weight gain could affect her new baby. doctors already knew that women who gain a lot of weight during pregnancy are more
likely to have overweight children. but surprisingly women who gained weight after pregnancy are also more likely to have overweight children. there are three plausible explanations for the link between a mother's weight and her child's weight that includes genes lifestyle and intrauterine programming. >> 6:23 and up next a spider becomes a scapegoat for a serious crash in kansas. >> and katherine scott is updating breaking news in kensington. katherine. >> reporter: erin, three victims in a home invasion robbery and the search continues for one of the suspects. we're live in kensington with all the latest details coming up at 6:30. >> ♪ patients across the country have spoken.
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>> new on "action news" 11 people were you. >> a four-vehicle crash in kansas. a teen april are lost control of her vehicle slamming into another car and that caused a domino effect. now police say a spider had distracted the teen before the crash. no one was seriously hurt. >> new information is coming in about a doctor found dead in the doorway of a new york city apartment building. officials say kiersten cerveny's death has been ruled an accident. she died of an acute cocaine and alcohol intoxication. police had suspected the mother from long island died of an overdose. this picture may show the most infamous iceberg in history. historians believe it may show the iceberg that sunk the titanic. and it's going up for auction.
historians think it was snapped after the ship had already sunk into the atlantic. the photographer mentioned seeing red paint visible on the iceberg. it's valued between 15 and $23,000. >> enormous iceberg. you only see part of it sticking out of the water. wow. 6:27. we're following breaking news. two people are tied up, one stabbed, a man is wandering around a kensington home wearing a mask and gloves. we'll sort it out. >> a main line restaurant that's been shut down for months is about to get a second chance. that story and more when "action news" comes right back.
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a popular main line restaurant once infested with roaches. >> eagles don't get any points for style but manage to pull off a prime time win placing them atop the nfc east. good morning, it's 6:30 on this tuesday october 20. tam is off. erin o'hearn joins us. we also have david and karen. good morning. >> such a big win for the eagles to get last night pretty or not. we're starting out cool, not quite as chilly as yesterday. satellite shows that you we will get some sun up over the horizon. there's some cloud cover trying to dig in from the north and west. don't know how much it's going to be able to push in but we'll probably see a little bit of that today. high pressure trying to melt most of that away across our immediate region. 48 degrees in philadelphia, 45 in allentown, 44 in reading, 43 degrees in trenton, 44 in wilmington and 52 in sea isle city. there's a bit of a breeze adding to the chill but when you look at the difference between where we were this time yesterday and now, we're actually 12 degrees milder in philadelphia and a full 18 degrees up in allentown. so, better than yesterday but still coat weather.
as we go into the afternoon it's going to be even better this afternoon. 46 degrees by 8 o'clock but by noon, 61. and after spending the last several days in the 50's, 3 o'clock this afternoon, how about 68 with a high of 69 around 4 o'clock. gets even milder over the next couple of days, karen. i'll have details coming up in the accuweather seven-day forecast. >> all right, dave, lots of issues going on. a few of them on i-95. first off here on i-95 southbound approaching cottman, the issue is just volume. so we're jammed here from academy to cottman and past the betsy ross bridge to girard. this looks a little different than it did just 15 minutes ago. more people getting up coming to work here. i-95 southbound at the vine street expressway right at the slight we've gosplit we have a d tractor-trailer. we have penndot on the scene. here's the disabled tractor-trailer. now you see at least the flashing lights kind of warning everybody with penndot on the scene, i-95 southbound at the split for the vine just watch for that that disabled t. we had a problem here, another disabled tractor-trailer on i-95 in new
castle county southbound at 141 but it just cleared so traffic is moving better right here. but a couple of issues on the pennsylvania turnpike. an accident here eastbound closing the texa turnpike. between lebanon and reading. eastbound in this area stick to 322 or route 30a new problem on the turnpike eastbound between morgantown and downingtown a disabled vehicle blocks the right lane. a few other issues in the area. we'll get to them in a bit. >> thank you karen. a man was slot and killed in philadelphia's east oak lane section. this happened about 2:30 this morning on the 6700 block of north 11th street. police say the victim who was 28 years old suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the hospital. no arrests have been made and theres no word on a motive. also more breaking news here. intruders tied up two people in a philadelphia home and forced one person to drive to an atm and withdraw cash. police say one of the
intruders bumble his get away. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live on the seen with the full story. katherine. >> reporter: matt, there are three victims here. two of them were tied up, one of them stabbed. all of them were taken to the hospital. police do have one suspect in custody and they're searching for another and detectives still have this road closed off here in kensington as they continue to investigate. this happened around 2:30 this morning here on f street by allegheny. police say two masked men armed with a knife and a hammer went inside a home and woke up the three people inside. police say a 26-year-old woman was tied to a chair with a rope and electrical cord. police say she still had rope around her neck whe when they arrived. a 36-year-old man was tied to a bed, his wrists and ankles bounds with rope and electrical cord. a third woman in her 40's was taken to her car. police say the men forced her to drive to kensington and allegheny which is several blocks away and withdraw the $100 she had in her account. then they made her drive back
to the home and that's when police say she started to fight back. >> and that's when the female who was kidnapped and robbed got into a physical altercation and started screaming which was great because someone called 911 and that's how police were alerted to this entire incident. it was a person screaming. >> reporter: so when police arrived and found the two men struggling with the woman, police went to apprehend the man with a hammer and police say he jumped into the victims white honda that was still running and tried to flee but two officers jumped in the car and took him into custody. the victims were taken to the hospital. the man was stabbed and beat up but police say he was walking and talking and police continue to search for surveillance footage at this time. live in kensington, katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> thanks for the update, katherine. developing in camden, two separate shootings injured two people overnight. gunfire first went offer at rose street and whitman avenue around 1:00 a.m.
around the same time someone got shot three blocks away at thurmond and new porter streets. police found an abandoned bicycle near a corner store. both victims are in critical condition. it is unclear if the shootings are related. >> this is new. a single car crash jammed i-95 just as eagles fans were trying to leave the game. it happened on the northbound side near packer avenue in south philadelphia at around midnight. investigators say the driver lost control and then struck a penndot construction sign. the driver is being checked out at the hospital. it took almost an hour to clear the accident. >> new this morning, a main line restaurant that was shut down due to a roach infestation is now allowed to reopen. radnor township health officials cleared yangming in bryn mawr last night. back in august a customer found a roach in the meal. days later, a surprise inspection revealed more roaches and sewer pipes dripping on food. yangming's general manager blames a broken ventilation system.
the owners had promised to renovate and refurbish the restaurant. >> biden watch continues this morning with anticipation building in washington and the vice president's hometown in delaware. speculation is growing that joe biden plans to launch a 2016 bid very soon. biden himself continues to skirt the issue with reporters. >> i'm the late joe biden and i just want you to know as much as i love you, i've been in a meeting with the president on another matter for the last two hours and it's hard to say, mr. president, you're on your own, i'm leaving. although he is on his own, he doesn't need me. >> philadelphia area congressman brendan boyle tweeted this yesterday. "i have a very good source close to joe that tells me vp biden will run for prez." republican candidates donald trump and ben carson requested protection from the secret service. the secretary of homeland security will assess these requests along with five senior members of congress.
>> and the eagles have gone from worst to first. the action cam was in bordentown, new jersey, where fans of both the birds and the giants watched the rivals battle it out. eagles won 27 to seven. fans say big d made the difference. new york had three turnovers. >> the defense is playing really great i think so far and i think so far this year the defense has really been under rated. >> the eagles are now leading the nfc east. the birds will face the giants again in week 17. >> they have a big task coming up on sunday night. >> yeah. >> five and oh carolina panthers. >> that's going to be a big one. defenses looked real good. the question can the offense get it together a little more. storm tracker6 live double scan and we have no rain. taking a look outside, sun is going to come up nice and private you can start to see a little bit of that brightening sky and orange hugh on the horizon over there by atlantic city. camera also shaking a bitter
because whatever bit on the breezy side this morning. temperatures 48 degrees, cool outer there, certainly cool enough for coats but not nearly as chilly and as cold as it was yesterday when some spots were in the 20's. dewpoint 38, nice and dry air. winds out of the west-southwest at 10 miles per hour and occasionally we're seeing it up a little bit higher than that. so, bundle up a little bit this morning and get ready for at least a light breeze. satellite showing us that some of this cloud cover is trying to make a run at philadelphia. there's high pressure down to the south that's kind of doing battle with the clouds. overall we're going call for a mostly sunny day but we have to allow for some of those clouds at times to make it down out of the north. 46 by 8 o'clock, 53 by 11 o'clock, so still cool during the morning hours but a big change today. instead of highs in the 50's we're going go well into the 60's across much of the region and in philadelphia we're looking at a high of 69, probably around 4 o'clock this afternoon. late day high temperatures from north to south, 67 in allentown, very similar to philadelphia, 67 in reading, 68 in wilmington and trenton. down the shore probably the mid 60's today. milder than yesterday but
still a bit cool. we've been in the 50's for three straight days with below normal temperatures but we're really going change with the jet stream going back up to the north, high pressure setting up off the east coast and giving us that southerly flow that will get us well into the 60's today as you just saw and into the 70's tomorrow and also on thursday so a nice stretch of three days before that next front comes through and knocks those numbers back down. today sunny and milder, 69 degrees. tomorrow warm and pleasant, 74. and on thursday, still warm, 75 degrees. notice how the overnight lows are only going down to the 50's in philadelphia, so this is a really nice three-day pattern both in the afternoon and relatively speaking in the morning. now, a front will come through on thursday night triggering a shower. behind it we cool down again. 62 is your high on friday and we start out the weekend fairly bright but a high of only 62 degrees. then on sunday ahead of another front we get mild again, up to 69 degrees with increasing clouds. late in the day on sunday or sunday night there could be another shower around from
that front and then cooling down again on monday. >> sounds good. >> monday, monday. >> right. thank you david. time right now 6:40 and a health alert overseas. japanese officials confirm what many had long feared in the years following that tsunami disaster. >> lamar odom is back in los angeles. we have the overnight update on his recovery. karen. >> we're live in exton, chester county. this is 202 approaching the 30 bypass. no problems right here. traffic moving nicely but getting heavy on the schuylkill. i'll take you there live coming up. >> a tabloid has struck a nerve with a celebrity and now he's suing them. where have i heard this story before? [laughter] >> later on "action news."
>> ♪ >> 6:43. i'm guessing that a little bit of that early dawn sunshine is kind of bouncing off the buildings there giving that kind of neat looking appearance there. it is 6:43 and i am mesmerized. >> i can tell. >> he's at a loss for words which never happens, karen. >> we were enjoying it and but it was really beautiful, you were right. let's check the schuylkill expressway because we're starting to jam up. less mesmerizing i guess. this is the schuylkill approaching girard. eastbound traffic headed towards center city. pretty heavy from conshohocken to the curve and from past the boulevard to girard. westbound kind of jammed in the usual spot from the boulevard to gladwyne so no extra accidents or problems on the schuylkill but it's just starting to slow down right here and we're seeing really slow speeds on i-95 as well. 17 miles an hour at girard, at
cottman, also 17 miles an hour at girard. we're heavy academy to cottman, betsy ross bridge to girard so watch for those couple of problems on i-95. in kensington f street is blocked at allegheny with that police activity that katherine scott has been talking about so watch for that one as well. so we've got the police activity and that disabled tractor-trailer we've been talking about on i-95 southbound right at the split for the vine that's been causing problems as well. in quakertown bucks county, we've got a problem with 309 southbound its been blocked for about an hour here between toll gate road and rich hill road due to an accident so stick to old bethlehem pike to avoid the problems there in bucks county. a couple new issues we have going on. this accident in royersford just happened on ninth avenue at main street. also we have some debris in the roadway blocking the right lane right on 422 eastbound near royersford. we're hearing it's like a crate that somebody dropped out there so people are kind of swerving around it so be careful about that. also a disabled vehicle it's on the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between morgantown and downingtown. you've got a problem right
there and this guy is out in the right lane so a bunch of issues out there early on a tuesday morning. you can get all the traffic on twitter with #6abc traffic. as far as the weather it's not impacting the road, not as chilly as yesterday but still cool. 44 okay in quakertown, 41 saint davids, 47 in center city and the suburbs in new jersey you're also in the 40's for the most part. 50 in woodbine and on the boardwalk in ac but 44 in browns mills and 44 this morning in dover, delaware. erin. >> okay, thanks so much karen. there's new word this morning that lamar odom has been transferred to a los angeles hospital and he's in the early stages of physical therapy. the former nba player was found unconscious at a nevada brothel last week and kneel a coma. abc news has learned he is now able to text smile and communicate with loved ones. odom's estranged wife khloe kardashian has been by his side during this time. new on "action news" ohio police release 911 calls from the incident involving nfl
quarterback johnny manziel. police dash cam showed officers investigating the domestic dispute between manziel and his girlfriend last week. the pro player admitted to grabbing his girlfriend to keep her from jumping out of his car. she ended up with a scratch but did not press charges against maize manziel. >> officials at japan's fukushima power plant confirm the first cancer case from radiation since the tsunami melt down four years ago. a worker has a type of leukemia affecting bone marrow and his blood. he worked at the plant from 2012 to 2131 year after the tsunami triggered a melt down. also radiation associated with the fukushima plant was linked to thyroid cancer in children living near the area earlier this month. >> 6:46 now. a live preview of "good morning america" is next. plus, a country singer slams a tabloid and he's
taking them all the way to the bank. david. >> oh, my. it's chilly this morning. not as cold as yesterday so i'm easing back on the winter coats but a good sweatshirt with a layer or two beneath wouldn't be a bad idea. penn state is the college the of the morning. i'll have your day planner forecast coming up next.
>> it's that time for a preview of "good morning america." >> let's push the button and put up amy robach live in the "gma" studios with the preview of "good morning america." >> it's magic. >> reporter: good morning, matt and erin. great to be with you both this morning. coming up next here on "gma" speculation about whether joe biden will run for president is heating up right now. will the vice president throw his hat in the ring? we will have the very latest on that. and then oscar pistorius released from prison. the athlete under house arrest after less than a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend. we're live in south africa with more on that story. and then new trouble for nfl star johnny manziel. new dash cam video and a 911 call revealing a domestic dispute between the cleveland browns quarterback and his girlfriend all the details on that developing story coming up next on a tuesday here on "good morning america." now you can press the button and -- >> one, two, three, goodbye.
>> and bye. >> that was on cue. >> i'm very impressed. >> matt controls the whole show. >> all right. >> just like this we're going check the traffic. this is 422. if you're heading on 422 we have a bunch of issues. eastbound through route 100 and hanover an accident new that's blocking a lane. now heading near royersford eastbound debris on the roadway. it's like a crate blocking the right lane. if you're traveling on 422 approaching troop are you'll sit in that because eastbound traffic jams from oaks to 23 so a few issues plaguing your ride on 422 and the ben is looking pretty heavy, dave. we're jammed from the mid span to eighth and vine. >> that does look heavy. looking a little cool in the northern and western suburbs this morning but keep in minds yesterday in a lot of these spots you were waking up in the 20's. we're in the 40's in most places now. 40 on the nose in pottstown, 44 in quakertown, 41 chester and 46 in center city and across the river in south jersey 47 in hammonton 48 in buena. little milder the closer you go to the coast. mid 40's up and down the state of delaware. if you're running errands today you might want to wait until the afternoon if you
have that option. it will start out pretty chilly 47 by 9 o'clock with a fair amount of sunshinely by noon 61 but the afternoon does look better, mainly sunny skies a high of 69 degrees at 4 o'clock this afternoon a little bit breezy, matt. >> thanks, david. disney has released its longest look yet at the upcoming star wars movie the force awakens. >> stories about what happened. >> ♪ >> it's true. >> ♪ all of it. >> star wars episode seven will be released on december 18th. now since disney the producer of the film the parent company is 6abc we are able to post the entire trailer for you. watch it on 6abc.com or on the "action news" facebook page >> blake shelton sued a tabloid magazine calling a cover story about him bogus. last month in touch weekly claimed the country music star's heavy drinking
police say the intruders tied up a man and woman and stabbed the man. the intruders took a third victim to an atm and forced her to withdraw money. two men in a car were hit by the same bullet during a holdup in north philadelphia. one man was shot in the hand the other in the hip. the gunman fled the scene. the eagles beat the giants on monday night football to take the top spot in the nfc east. the birds now head to charlotte to face the undefea undefeated panthers sunday night. >> another new accident on 95 southbound at the betsy ross bridge a place that would be jammed anyway now extra jammed. you see the flashing lights up ahead. it has been blocking the right lane. jammed from academy to girard and learning more about this disabled vehicle. struck some debris on the roadway blocking the right lane on the turnpike eastbound near morgantown dave. >> temps in the 40's. by noon we're up to 61 and we're going for a high of 69 later today so it will be a lot milder later this afternoon. a little bit breezy and a fair amount of sun. hoping we can kick those clouds off to the north today.
fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the atlantic city rescue plan, even though it would save thousands of our jobs. we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." now they brag about helping atlantic county. but there's a word for politicians like that. hypocrite.
good morning, america. hillary clinton surging past her rivals. our new poll this morning shows the democratic frop opening up a big lead after the first debate. vice president biden drops some hints last night he may be running, but is his window closing. oscar pistorius walking out of prison. released overnight after less than a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend. now under house arrest in his uncle's mansion. is the former athlete getting special treatment? near miss, a massive lightning bolt just misses this passenger jet as it comes in for landing. the scary scene caught on camera. and "star wars" fans awaken. the new trailer released overnight igniting a frenzy. >> it's true. all of it. >> the internet exploding with excitement and questions. why