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violated health codes reopens today promising to win back customers. good morning everyone, it's 5:30 on this wednesday. tam is off, erin o'hearn joins us. let's go to dave murphy and karen rogers. hello to you both. >> what a nice, nice morning to be talk about the weather. it is going to be a really good day today. we've got some cloud cover off to the north and west and some showers. some of those clouds might try and break down into philadelphia as we roll through the day but we think it's going to be mainly sunny but with patchy clouds and obviously bright to begin this morning. as we take a look at temperatures not too bad in some spots. 52 degrees in philadelphia, 50 in trenton. we are down in the low 40's in allentown, mid 40's in reading and wilmington and 58 in sea isle city. not a lot of wind out there this morning. and as we roll to the bus stop mainly clear, cool but nice this morning, a temperature of 50 around 6 o'clock in philadelphia, 51 by 8:00 a.m. and a little cooler than that in some suburbs obviously. as we roll into the afternoon it looks like a great day for a walk home from school or maybe a ride with the windows opened. 52 degrees on your storm tracker6 app right now and still about that by 8 o'clock.
but by noon, 69 and by 3 o'clock, 74 with a high this afternoon of 75 degrees around 4 o'clock. it is going to be delightful. got another nice one for you tomorrow and then you a cool down karen rogers. we'll have details in the accuweather 7-day. >> keep these nice days coming. let's hit the roads right now. looking live on the schuylkill expressway. no problems at this point. this is near the blue route, eastbound traffic headed towards gladwyne so if you're coming down from paoli or king of prussia, no delays just yet on the schuylkill expressway. vine street expressway is reopened looking live. that's your westbound traffic headed towards the schuylkill. eastbound moving okay. it was closed overnight for construction and those crews will return at 11 o'clock tonight. it close in about 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. they've been reopening it just a little early but traffic moving well right now. we had a disabled vehicle on lancaster avenue in wynnewood. that has cleared so traffic is moving better and overall on the big picture looking at the blue route, schuylkill, i-95, no problems just yet. speeds mostly in the 50's at this point but we do have an you shall with a water main break break.
this is in glassboro in gloucester county new jersey right near rowan university. 322 is shut down and that's between 553, main street and 47, which is delsea drive so stick to broadway or ellis street to get around the crews there trying to deal with that water main break. matt. >> thank you karen. breaking right now a house fire in philadelphia's olney section sent one man to the hospital. the 47-year-old has burns to his hands and also suffered smoke inhalation. fire broke out on the 500 block of geneva avenue at 3 a.m. the flames are now under control. another fire in philadelphia left two police officers, a firefighter and a civilian injured. the first responders were trying to rescue the civilian inside. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live outside the 22nd police district in philadelphia where the officers are based. >> reporter: that's right matt. the two officers here at the 22nd district were on that fire scene first last night. they tried to make a rescue but in the end it was firefighter whose got that resident out.
four people were injured, a firefighter, a resident and two officers from the 22nd district but in the end, none of the injuries were serious. the flames fierce, the smoke heavy in strawberry mansion last night. residents from the 1800 block of north taylor street were seaside themselves with worry and fear for the safety of their loved ones. this fire broke out shortly before 8:00 p.m. plainclothes narcotics officers from the 22nd district arrived on scene first. neighbors told them a man was inside. they rushed in to try to rescue him. >> they were overcome by smoke. they couldn't see. they couldn't breathe. and as much as they wanted to get in to get this individual out, they had to withdraw. >> reporter: fire crews arrived and rescued the occupant who was taken to a local hospital. firefighter battled the flames and were able to bring the fire under control in 30 minutes. one firefighter suffered a minor injury to his face. >> communication could not be established with one of our crews on the inside, our rapid
intervention team was placed in service. subsequently one of those members was injured with minor injury, also. >> reporter: and the investigation continues into the cause of that fire. we're live in north philadelphia, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> okay, thanks so much, katherine. new this morning police are investigating a deadly shooting in delaware. detectives found a man in his 20's shot once to the head. this happened late last night on the 100 block of lower oak street in wilmington. the victim died at the scene. there are no arrests and no clear motive. a 13-year-old boy who got shot five times in philadelphia is expected to survive. chopper six was over the scene last night. this is the 3500 block of north 18th street in tioga-nicetown. police say the shooter opened fire on the teen and a 20-year-old man. both of the victims are in stable condition this morning. police are still looking for the gunman. >> ♪ happening today, a well known main line restaurant with a
tarnished reputation will reopen. the owners of the of yangming in bryn mawr say they have addressed all health code violations. the restaurant closed in august after a customer found a roach in a meal and a surprise inspection revealed more bugs and leaky sewer pipes. restaurant has undergone a $500,000 renovation. >> new extermination company that came out daily over the -- for one month and now it's coming out once a week and will continue to come out once a week until we are completely 150 percent sure that there's not a problem. >> the staff admits there is no excuse for an unsanitary kitchen. however, they blame the roach infestation on the age of the building. it is more than 200 years old. >> secretary of state john kerry is leaving for the middle east today hoping to diffuse tension between the israelis and palestinians. a spokesperson for the state department did not outline any american plan to end the month long unrest in jerusalem but
he did stress that kerry wants to restore calm and ultimately restart talks on a two-state agreement. meanwhile congressman paul ryan says he will run for speaker of the house but with conditions. the wisconsin representative said he would not give up family time and he would not travel as much as some previous speakers. he's also given his republican colleagues until friday to name him their consensus candidate. current speaker john boehner is resigning from congress once his replacement is elected. >> a local homeless couple will have to wait at least another week before reuniting with their two children. michael jones and angelique rowland are parents of the toddler who was found wandering in love park on friday of last week. a family court judge yesterday granted them supervised visitations until they complete drug and mental health evaluations. the chosen 300 organization helped raise $12,000 to cover housing for the family for one year. the long time head of wise
supermarkets has died. the company says robert wise died in new york city in monday at the age of 96. he was the son of the grocery store chain's co-founderrer and served as chairman for two decades and grew the business to 163 stores in five states including pennsylvania and new jersey. weis supermarkets is based in sunbury northumberland county. >> condolences to his family. nice day out today. >> beautiful today. yesterday wasn't bad and tomorrow is good and, well, you know, if you like fall, you'll like it fine. storm tracker6 live double scan right now nothing showing on radar. as we take a look outside tranquil conditions over the ben franklin bridge, clear skies. going have lots of sunshine early and then no worse than a few patchy clouds later on. taking a look at current conditions. 52 degrees in philadelphia, your dewpoint at 45, a little higher than yesterday but the air is still nice and dry and winds are light, only running at 6 miles per hour. satellite shows you how most of our cloud cover is up in new york state and out by pittsburgh so a sunny start today and then like yesterday,
a few of these break away clouds may want their way through the region but generally speaking mainly sunny skies, some patchy clouds and warm later on. 51 degrees by 8 o'clock, 64 by 11 o'clock. that's pretty comfortable in through there but we're going bump up into the 70's for most of the afternoon. 72 by 2 o'clock a high of 75 around 4 o'clock this afternoon. a great day to be outside walking around working in the garden if there's some last minutes stuff you didn't get to. remember not to prune a lot this time of year. plants don't like that. 75 degrees in trenton, 75 in allentown, 74 in reading, 75 in wilmington and 73 in millville if you're down near the shore you're stuck in the upper 60's but that's not a bad place to be stuck this time of year. tomorrow cold front starts to come in from the west. ahead of it we still have a nice flow right up in the face that of front and ahead of it we will get up to 76 degrees, so another nice one tomorrow. the difference is that that front may trigger some high clouds as the day goes on and in the evening there could be a spotty shower or two. behind that front it gets cooler. your exclusive accuweather
7-day, 75, warm and pleasant today. an overnight low of only 53. pretty nice there. still warm on thursday, a high of 76 with that evening spotty shower and overnight low of 52, not the bad. but then there's as that front moves away from us cooler air does return. we get a fair amount of sun on friday but a high of just 62. a sun and clouds mix on saturday, 62 there as well. overnight lows in the 40's and then sunday more clouds building back in with another front approaching ahead of that front wheel get up to 67 but there is the chance of some spotty showers here or there on sunday afternoon or evening the way things are looking now. on monday mostly cloudy and 62. right now i'm posting dry conditions. some models are suggest wind gust might get some lingering shower activity on monday so we'll see about that and then on tuesday down to 60 for a high with the sun coming back so gradually getting a little bit cooler over the next seven days but the next two days nothing cool about it. >> great news. thanks so much david. 5:39 now. still ahead, a four-year-old girl has died after she was shot during a road rage
incident out west. we'll have the details. >> newly released video captures the moment when a man dashes onto the runway at an airport out west. karen. >> we're looking live on 422 here at trooper. that's your eastbound traffic headed towards king of prussia. no delay just yet. we're going to check on some construction that will slow you down coming up. >> and a tv game show host legend is in the hospital after bad fall. we'll have the latest on his condition. that's a little later on "action news." ññ
>> ♪ >> hey everyone, things are moving on the platt memorial bridge whether you're going up over it and down over it again. it is 5:43 and it is wednesday morning. >> things are moving there. how are they moving in the suburbs, karen? >> yes, time to get suburban on you and see what's happening in the suburbs this morning. we have a couple of issues. starting here in glassboro this water main break is closing 322. that's just between 553 and 47, between main street and delsea drive. so watch for the crews on the scene with this one and 322 to be shut down. that's kind of a big deal. stick to broadway or ellis to get around that. and also staying in new jersey here, so much construction going on on the new jersey turnpike. if you take that you know it's been giving you headaches and we've got it out there today blocking the left lane until 6:00 a.m. northbound near exits two and three and also until 9:00 a.m. southbound between exits two and one so you've got construction out there restricting some areas
just to one lane getting by on the new jersey turnpike so that's causing problems. over in chester county the construction is cleared on the pennsylvania turnpike here westbound between downingtown and morgantown so traffic there moving better. let's do your commuter traffic report right now. if you're coming in from upper merion and you were to take the schuylkill expressway and then go on martin luther king drive, it's a 31 minute ride but if you were to stay just on the schuylkill it's only a 23 minute ride so your better bet, take the schuylkill right now. no need to do any alternates 'cause we've got light volume none accidents on the schuylkill and here's a look at i-95 at 413 in bucks county, the overnight construction here is cleared so you can take i-95 as well. no problems on i-95. a quick look at the temperatures. doesn't feel too bad out there this morning, 48 in martins creek. you're already at 50 in warrington, 45 in saint david's, 51 in center city and in the suburbs in new jersey 45 in browns mills, 53 in gandy's beach, 47 in dover delaware. not a bad start to the day, erin. >> okay, not bad at all. thank you karen.
we are following a developing story this morning out of albuquerque new mexico. police are searching for the suspect who opened fire killing a four-year-old girl during a road rage incident. the girl was in the car with her parents who were not injured. investigators aren't sure exactly what sparked the anger that led to this terrible violence. federal investigators are trying to determine if several church fires in the saint louis area are hate crimes. they suspect the same person set all six of the fires at predominantly black churches. the fires happened within 10 days of each other. the first one occurred in a town that neighbors ferguson. >> new this morning, three high school students in new york are accused of hacking into school computers and changing grades. police say the ringleader broke into the school after hours and used hardware to get passwords and log in credentials and once he had that information police say he was able to change grades from home. if convicted, that accused
ringleader faces up to 11 years in prison. two of his friends are also charged with helping him carry out the scheme. also new, a passenger who was late for a denver flight went to extreatments t extremess landed a plea deal. this is mark remmer chasing after a plane that already left its gate back in august. he entered a plea deal this week agreeing to probation and community service. he was trying to get to his 40th high school reunion in ohio. >> 5:46 now. a dramatic rescue on the high seas was all caught on cram. >> a sailor and his cat make a leap of a lifetime. we'll sort this out and show you more of this incredible video next. david. >> that is something. it's cool out there, not quite as bad as it's been recently. a light jacket works for the kids. t-shirts this afternoon. i'll have your day planner forecast. you're going to like these numbers coming up. people of the coffee-drinking world,
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>> a french sailor and his cat are safe this morning thanks to another crew that rescued him off the coast of alaska. 20-foot high waves were tossing the french boat around which had no rudder or rigging. the coast guard captured the dramatic scene on this video. once the vessel got close enough the sailor holding the cat jumped head first over the railing to safety. >> wow. >> cats do have nine lives. >> holding onto the cat. >> let's take a look right now outside on the roads and see what's going on in south philadelphia. this is i-95 at the girard point bridge. no problems this morning heading out looking good. weather-wise we're certainly doing well and you see that the roads are clear and dry right there. ben franklin bridge looking good, no delay westbound yet.
eastbound you've got that ongoing construction that blocks the right lane but that shouldn't trouble you with light volume out there. burlington bristol bridge is reopened. it was closed overnight for construction. the work will continue at 9:00 but tonight, dave, they're not actually closing it, they're just restricting some of the lanes. >> all right, so you can still get across i suppose. all right, karen, we are chilly this morning. some areas are in the 40's but places like philadelphia are actually still in the low 50's and that's before we're going to be by 9 o'clock so not as cool this morning as it's been recently plus the winds are light. going to have plenty of sunshine early. after that some patchy clouds but fairly bright and warm. 74 degrees by 3 o'clock and your high today is going to be 75 degrees at about 4 o'clock. should be pretty nice. taking a look at dressing the kids again, we are looking at those jackets in the morning but t-shirts obviously in the afternoon. erin. >> thank you, david. well, it's taken seven years lawyers say but the most of the victims ripped off by bernie madoff will be reimbursed. a bankruptcy court approved the plan yesterday. anyone who lost up to
$1.1 million in the ponzi scheme will be repaid. the trustee in charge of recovering funds has already reached deals to recoup nearly $11 billion. as for madoff the 77-year-old is serving a 150 year prison sentence. former price is right host bob barker was hospitalized in hollywood yesterday. he tripped and fell hitting his head on the sidewalk. police in the area saw it all happen and responded immediately. the 91-year-old has some cuts but was conscious and alert on the way to the hospital. >> the former of philadelphia police commissioner and mayor frank rizzo is coming to life on state. playwright bruce graham is producing a play based on the book frank rizzo the last big man in big city america. it was written by current espn reporter sal paolantonio who used to be a political. >> the they have captured the essence of frank rizzo, the essence of the times in which he lived and the importance of
frank rizzo and what he meant to the city. >> the show is running at the christchurch neighborhood house in olde city until november 8th. >> great show. 5:52 now. up next why new jersey governor chris christie wants to ban new jersey to cuba flights. >> plus, google is finally rolling out an update to its google apps mobile app. details later in tech bites.
>> ♪ >> welcome back. 5:54 on this wednesday and i hope your shorts and t-shirts are still accessible because you have a lovely day in front of you. a high of 75 and it will spill over into tomorrow. right now it is 54 degrees. jerry sandusky will be in court appealing his conviction on child sexual abuse charges. the former penn state assistant football coach is appealing on the grounds that his trial attorney was ineffective. a judge says that sandusky can be present in court at the october 29th hearing. he is serving 30 to 60 years for his conviction on more than 40 child sexual abuse charges. philadelphia police are looking for two men who tried to blast open an atm with a shot gun. it happened sunday inside the ming river are restaurant on the 2100 block of east cambria street. one of the men opened fire at the machine jumping out of the way to avoid flying debris. the suspects then rushed over to collect the cash but they
couldn't reach any. so, they fled the scene. the suspect accused of knocking a homeless woman unconscious is now facing additional charges of attacking a police officer. 25-year-old iben hunter allegedly got into the scuffle during a strip search at the atlantic county jail. his mug shot shows him bloodied and bruised. >> new jersey governor chris christie is holding firm in his opposition to flights between newark airport and cuba. he wants convicted cop killer joanne chesimard returned to the u.s. the governor wrote a letter to the port authority of new york and new jersey urging the commissioners to reject the proposal. chesimard fled to cuba after being convicted of killing a new jersey state trooper in 1977. she has been living in cuba ever since. law enforcers in chester county are launching a campaign today to mark national school bus safety week. the westtown east goshen regional police department is reminding drivers that it is illegal to pass a school bus
when it has red lights flashing and the stop arm extended. drivers must stop at least 10 feet from the bus. the penalty for violating the law includes a 250-dollar fine, a 60 day license suspension and five points on the license. hershey kisses are getting bigger. the hershey deluxe makes its debut on november 5th. they are double the size of regular kisses with a hazelnut center and crispy rice. >> you think they would have debuted it before halloween, though. a few days after halloween. >> maybe you ought to give them a call. >> put that on my to do list. 5:57. new york city police officer has been cut down in the line of duty -- shot down in the line of duty. >> coming up brand new, bill cosby shakes up the legal team that's defending him against two civil suits. >> ♪
>> ♪ >> "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 wednesday october 21st. tam is off. erin o'hearn joins us and we're following several developing stories. >> a new york city police officer dies shortly after being shot in the head during a police pursuit. >> the a fast moving fire forces several people out of their homes. >> warming trend. temperatures will climb into the seven-o's today and the day after before another chill sets in. >> dave murphy is getting a taste of it before all of us. let's go to him and karen rogers with traffic. >> it's a little bit on the cool side but probably not as bad as it's been in the last couple weeks at this time of day. we'll start you with satellite. there's a lock of sunshine up over the ho rs son later on this morning. our major cloud formations are well off to