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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 6:00 a.m. on this wednesday november 11th. we're working on several new and developing stories. >> police hope someone recognizes this man. they say he kidnapped and robbed a woman at gun point in delaware. we're live with the full story. >> new details on the business jet that crashed into an ohio apartment building leaving at least nine people dead. >> the gop elite's eight or elite eight took the stage in a less crowded debate and the attacks on each other continued. >> but first up let's get a live look at what's going on with your weather and traffic. we've got dave murphy with
accuweather and karen rogers watching those roads. good morning. >> well, a little bit cool this morning but we are drying out in most neighborhoods. take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan. you can see how most of the rain is now up over long island but there are a couple of little streaks of precipitation still running down into the region. one of them appears to be in montgomery county, moving into chester or delaware county and so mainly dry but some of you may be with a bit of a sprinkle. we're also looking at a fair amount of lingering clouds but there are some breaks opening up every now and then. i can see one of them rider over philadelphia and we are going to see the return of sunshine gradually as we go through the morning and afternoon. 55 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia. 53 in allentown. 55 in wilmington. 54 in millville. 52 in trenton. and on your storm tracker6 app, veterans day is looking mainly dry after a couple of morning sprinkles we shouldn't have any more problems with rain and by noon, 62 degrees so also above average temperature-wise. by 3 o'clock that's your high, 65. it will be a bit on the breezy side today but not bad for this time of year in
philadelphia. when i step inside we have some more light rain returning into the forecast tomorrow. details with future tracker6 coming up there, karen. >> all right, dave, we've had a few early morning accidents and this is the big one on the ramp from i-95 northbound to woodhaven road. we've got a vehicle right here that's facing sideways. we've got police emergency workers, fire crews, ambulance all on the scene with this accident and traffic just squeezing by in the left lane and again this is the ramp from i-95 northbound to woodhaven road. it's not a day like yesterday where the rain was really coming down you've got puddles and ponding that you're driving through but it is damp out there and we have wet leaves so certainly be careful as you're headed out. here on i-95 at cottman we're seeing that southbound traffic head towards center city, nothing like yesterday. only a little bit of building volume southbound approaching cottman and approaching girard so not a problem right there. on the big picture, though, we had an accident in fairmount park right on lincoln drive where a single vehicle accident just smashed into a guardrail. that has since cleared but just an idea of what can happen out there with the damp roads so take it easy. in the mantua section of the
city we have fire crews on the scene with that incident there. be careful about that accident and more crews on the scene with that. here's a two vehicle accident just coming into us from ambler. dekalb pike at plymouth road. this accident blocking a road out there. it's been busy with the roads being damp. >> a terrifying ordeal for a woman in delaware. police are looking for the man who kidnapped and robbed her at gun point. we have photos of the man they say they are looking for. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live there at the wawa in new castle where this all began. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam. police are hoping that someone sees these pictures and recognizes this suspect. the victim is a 71-year-old woman we're told that she was not injured but she was approached at this wawa yesterday by a man who had a gun and he forced her to go to a different location. i'll get into that in just a minute but first, look at this picture of this man. this is who police are looking for. they captured this image from
this surveillance footage. they believe the man is between 40 and 50 years old. he was wearing an orange shirt. new castle county police were called about this around 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon and police say the 71-year-old victim had walked out of the wawa on philadelphia pike by beeson road in new castle when the suspect walked up to her. law armed with a handgun and demanded cash but it didn't end there. investigators say the suspect forced her at gun point to drive to the wawa on dupont highway and memorial drive in wilmington. the victim told police she gave him cash before he fled in an unknown vehicle. the new castle county police department has partnered with delaware crime stoppers and they offer rewards of up to $10,000 for an arrest and or conviction in violent crime. now, we're hoping to hear more details about what transpired later on today, but if you have any tips in the meantime, new castle county police want to hear from you. we're live in new castle, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> okay, katherine, thank you.
new this morning, a lehigh county jump approved a first time offenders program for a pennsylvania state senator accused of driving drunk. the program gives senator pat brown the opportunity for a clean criminal record. the republican was involvedly in a motorcycle accident in allentown back in may. investigators say he was drunk and lost control of his bike. brown's license had been suspended in the past for drunk driving. >> ♪ >> eight republicans took the stage for the fourth republican presidential debate last night in milwaukee. new jersey governor chris christie wasn't part of that debate but rather won with other candidates who aren't tops in the polls. >> christie focused much of his attention on democrat hillary clinton. >> and the fact is that if you listen to hillary clinton, if she's -- she's made it very clear. she believes that she can make decisions for you better than you can make them for yourself. >> at the debate with the top eight candidates things focused on the economy. ben carson donald trump and marco rubio said they are against raising minimum wage
to $15 an hour. but when the topic turned to immigration, things get heat ged we all know you can't pick them up and ship them across -- back across the border. >> i don't have to hear from this man. >> believe me. >> they're doing high fives in the clinton campaign right now when they hear this. >> carson spent much of this last week defending the validity of stories he's told about his youth and that continued last night. >> and people who know me know that i'm an honest person. >> and trump also called out carly fiorina in a for cutting off candidates including senator rand paul. the republicans debate again next month. looking forward to that, matt. >> we'll be watching. thank you erin. a massive soup maker based in camden hopes less is more when it comes to a good cup of soup. maribel aber takes out her news laid dell to give us the scoop live at the nasdaq in times square. hi, maribel. >> reporter: lie, mat, m, m, m good. they're making its soups with
fewer ingredients. chicken noodle soup has 20 ingredients down from 30 ingredients. the ceo says the company is closing the gap between the kitchen and their plants. stocks ended the day mixed with the s & p 500 snapping its four day losing streak. right now futures pointing to a higher open. volkswagen offering $500 gift cards to owner of vehicles hit with its emissions cheating scandal. they're being offered a $500 credit to be used at vw dealerships. dozens of owners say the company's offer is not nearly enoughly they want the car company to buy back their cars. they say they brought the cars because of advertised fuel efficiency. >> thank you maribel. >> time to turn to david talk about our accuweather. >> all right and we have cloudy start, some breaks in the clouds out there as we take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan, a couple of you still seeing a little sprinkle or very light drizzle or shower out there. most of this popping down in
that little green line you see cutting right through the p in philadelphia but obviously most areas are dry and we are seeing some improvement as we go through the next couple of hours. as we take a look outside, we are getting a little bit closer to the sun coming up and over the ben franklin bridge. you can see that there are some breaks in the clouds. we do expect some sun to start to build back in during the morning. we'll probably see a little bit more in the afternoon. 55 in philadelphia currently. same story in wilmington. 53 is your current number in allentown. 52 in trenton. 54 up in reading. and 54 in millville. 55 in cape may. as we take a look at satellite and radar, there goes the rain from yesterday. just a couple of little spin around sprinkles and showers coming down in that north and northwest flow this morning and you can see some continued breaks in the clouds and we are looking at that sun coming back to at least some degree as we go through the day. 61 degrees is the high this afternoon in the lehigh valley. clouds mixing with sun, a bit breezy but a pretty good looking afternoon overall. down the shore more of the same. clouds in the morning giving way to some sun as we speak an bit breezy with a high of
62 degrees. it will be that clouds and sun mix overall. and in philadelphia, clouds giving way to some increased sunshine as the day goes on. a nice mild high of 65. an bit breezy but winds only about seven to 14 miles per hour. that's not too bad. not exactly bad. if you have veterans day ceremonies in the morning, it's a little cool. you want to dress for. that maybe a little breezy but not bad. and this afternoon pretty good. 64 by 2 o'clock and your high of 65 around 3:00 and that's about six or 7 degrees above average across the region today. just a little bit on the breezy side. tomorrow we are starting out with cloud cover. there might be a little sprinkle around as another system rolls in and as we go through about midday, maybe 11:00, 12 o'clock, 1 o'clock, 2 o'clock there's the chance of an occasional shower. most of us seeing only about a quarter of an inch total and then by the evening commute there's a real good chance we're drying out again. hurricane kate by the way has become a hurricane. really not doing much of
anything, missing the east coast, missing bermuda but pretty late in the season to have a category one and it looks like it will maintain that strength as it heads up into the north atlantic over the next 48 hours. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, 65 is today's high. clouds mixing with sun. thanks veterans for all you have done for us and enjoy the day today, please. and then some light rain tomorrow at times as you saw, a high of 63. after that, friday the big story will be not own nine return of sunshine and a little bit of a dip in temperatures but the wind its going to be very blustery with wind gusts in the 30 and 40 miles per hour range. saturday still windy and cooler, 54 the high. and then sunday the winds ease back and we get a mostly sunny day for the eagles the way things are looking now and a high of 60. great football weather. and we want to remind that you at 11 o'clock tomorrow night right here on 6abc cecily tynan will be presenterring our accuweather 6abc winter weather outlook. we'll take a look at what el nino is doing to us this year. is it going to be milder than average? that affects the
amount of snow we may or may not get. we'll take a stab at running down how the weather is going to be. >> gave me a little preview. it's going to be good. >> got to check it out. >> thanks, david. 6:11. we're following developing news. a small jet crashes into an apartment building in ohio. we're hearing from people on the ground for the first time. >> a college on the east coast is taking a page from the university of missouri's protest. karen. >> we're seeing some light volume here on 422 eastbound just building slowly as you head past oaks on 422. we've got an accident where a vehicle is facing sideways on a ramp, a new accident where people are injured on the scene. it is another messy traffic commute. all the details coming up. >> coloring books for adults are coming to a crayola aisle near you. that's later on "action news." [ female announcer ] business travel isn't just about the going.
>> ♪ >> welcome back. taking a live look here out across one of the many memorials where we'll see people come later today to remember to thank those in their families and others who have served this country as patriots. it is 6:14 and 55 degrees. >> so, still a little damp out there, karen. >> you know, it's another day where we've got so many problems on the roads and unlike yesterday where we had some heavy rain in spots it's just damp but enough to cause some issues. here's an accident on the ramp from i-95 northbound to woodhaven road. so you see penndot out there
blocking the right lane. and we've got police in a tow truck blocking the left lane so that means people are kind of snaking by around all this. i saw a tractor-trailer try to do that, too. a little tricky right on this ramp right here. so, what happened was this vehicle was just facing sideways right here on the middle of the ramp so now they've got it on the tow truck and it looks like they're getting ready to tow it out of here but they're still blocking the left lane here, the right lane there. still a mess on the ramp from i-95 northbound to woodhaven road. that's the biggest accident but here's a new one and we're hearing people are injured on the scene with this one. this is in dresher montgomery county. limekiln pike 152 at susquehanna road. police are on the scene. they're blocking a lane with that one. we had a two-vehicle accident here on dekalb pike. it just cleared so things moving better now at plymouth road. another new accident in worcester township montgomery county and it's involving a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles. so, police, fire ambulance all the crews are out there right now trying to help with this. valley forge road 363 at pot shop road.
it seems like the accidents just keep coming in. one more issue, it's construction but causes big problems. right now at 54 miles an hour on 495 northbound. no problems. we have seen this number drop to the single digits each morning and i think that's going to happen again right at terminal avenue so stay on i-95 instead of 495. i want to show you what it looks like with satellite6 and action radar and you can really see how that rain from yesterday pulled out. we're left with a little bit of drizzle but we still have the wet leaves on the roads and i think that could be triggering some of the problems as well. temperature-wise it's 51, not too bad in quakertown in warrington, 52 in chester. it's 54 in buena, 54 in dover, delaware. a nicer day ahead with clouds and sunshine, matt and tam. >> thank you karen. brand new this morning, a driver lost control hit a utility pole and then took down some wires in the juniata park section of philadelphia. this happened just before 3:30 this morning on the 4500 block of east fisher's lane. the driver was taken to the hospital for observation. police closed east fishers lane while peco crews made repairs.
>> developing this morning, crews will begin the recovery ever effort and sift through the wreckage of a small business jet that crashed into an apartment building in northeast ohio. you can see the devastation it left behind. that building is a loss. authorities say none of the nine people on board that plane survived. and the jet took off from dayton and planned to land at an airport just about 2 miles away from where it crashed. police say it clipped utility wires on the way down and crashed into the building which was then destroyed by a fire. the plane then hit an embankment causing a nearby house to also burn. the plane burst into flames after impact. there were no reports of any injuries on the ground. >> so loud and then the explosion afterwards, it was like a grinding metal sound. >> what i heard something told me it was definitely a plane but i didn't want to believe it. >> again, crews will be on the site today recovering the bodies of the victims and trying to determine exactly what caused the fatal crash. tam.
>> okay, thank you, erin. hundreds of ithaca college students and faculty say they will participate in a solidarity walkout today in protest against the college's president. students say several racially charged incidents have not been properly addressed by tom rashauna prominent alumnus made an inappropriate racial comment about another alumna during an event. it comes in the wake of the resignation of the president of the university of missouri timothy wolf. >> 6:18 is the time. coming up later a new trend for men or at least for those who think it's fashionable to wear a bun on your head. >> ♪ ♪ pc does what!? what?
>> veterans day we're so grateful and thankful for everyone who served our country. expecting maybe an easier ride thinking maybe some people had off but we have all kinds of problems out there. looking live on the ben franklin bridge and you can see it's just a little damp at this point. we're not looking at any problem on the ben but the accidents just keep coming in. on this we have wet levers on the roads, the roads are a bit
wet. here are two of the newest ones. sumneytown pike at 476, the northeast extension a accident could be blocking a lane as well as worcester township. an accident involving a tractor-trailer, two other vehicles. police fire ambulance everybody's on the scene on valley forge road at pot shop road, dave. >> all right, karen, on the big board we are dressing the kids in sweatshirts today. cool enough for it this morning. this afternoon maybe they can throw it over their shoulders ursinus college and west chester university are two schools of the day. here's how numbers are going to go. starting out in the 50's, mid-50's in most neighborhoods and up to 57 by 9 o'clock. then 62 by noon. we are looking at clouds mixing with sun through the day. it's going to be a little bit on the breezy side and your high 65 degrees so if you have plans to head out to veterans day ceremonies, it's a nice day for that. just dress appropriately for these temperatures but it's actually above average by about six or 7 degrees this afternoon in most neighborhoods. on the big board at the airport no major delays as is often the case early but we're seeing some rain reported in boston and also at j.f.k.
maybe some delays there. matt and tam. >> thank you david. in health check your ticker might be in trouble even if you haven't experienced the obvious signs. new research for the national institutes of health suggests that some heart attacks may strike silently causing little or no symptoms. heart attacks may feel a lot like a bout of the stomach bug or flu or indigestion. even a mild heart attack can leave scar tissue on your heart and that could lead to sudden cardiac arrest. >> the sixers continue searching far and wide fob their first win of the season. they'll try to break a 17 game losing streak dating back to last season when they host the toronto raptors tonight. flyers backup goalie michal neuvirth got the start croft could was the worst team at faceoff to finish with a 40 to 25 shot advantage shutting out the flyers four to nothing. >> 6:22. up next new york's pizza rat is back. >> katherine scott has surveillance photos that police in delaware wants you to see. katherine. >> that's right, matt, police in delaware are hoping the
the floor they say he twisted the child's wrist for 42 seconds. he's been removed from duty and charged with cruelty toward a child. >> today is veterans day where the nation takes time to honor military veterans and on this day the tallest symbol of freedom is now flying high in the midwest. an insurance company pro claims it erected the world's largest free flying american flag. it now flies in wisconsin. the stripes alone are more than 5 feet tall. acuity insurance says it covers 10,000 square feet and weighs under 350 pounds. it is 100 feet taller than the statue of liberty. >> it's time for your morning buzz. halloween may be over but the fights keep on coming in new york city. the pizza rat has returned to the streets of new york city. video posted on youtube shows dozens of new yorkers screaming and running from the motorized replica. now the real pizza rat was recorded back in september attempting to scurry off with a whole slice of pizza. yikes. crayola branching out. the iconic company is now
offering five adult color books. in case you need more of a distraction at work. they're also selling colored pencils and markers with fine tips that will accommodate the intricate designs. they'll be sold at major retail stores including target. ladies, if you're stumped as to what to give your spouse or partner for the holidays, well, who doesn't love a good man bun. a company is capitalizing on social media's new obsession groupon is selling a solution for any adventurous guy who wants to test out the trend but doesn't want to grow out his hair. the attachable hairpiece you three is made out of artificial hair and comes in a variety of colors. now the question is, do you get him a scrunch chi to goy tog with it. >> or maybe get yourself a new boyfriend. >> and then there's that way. [laughter] >> cats are going to love these things. after you wear them twice, they're going to be really -- >> thank you erin. police hope they're closing in on a dangerous predator in delaware. >> new from the overnight
>> delaware police are searching for this man. he is wanted for holding a woman at gunpoint while she drove to get him cash. >> parents need to beware of this vehicle. police say child predator is behind the wheel. >> the winning hand. a montgomery county poker player is the new champ of the world series of poker. >> good to be him. good morning. it is 6:30 on this wednesday november 11th. let's get going taking a look at your accuweather. we've got dave murphy outside and karen rogers has your commute. good morning. >> and everybody who knew that kid in high school is now calling him saying hey buddy friend pal. that's a very nice accomplishment good for that guy's future. mainly cloudy with some breaks opening up over philadelphia. storm tracker6 live double scan though does show one
lingering little light area of precipitation that's creeping down into delaware county out of montgomery county. maybe you're getting a sprinkle on the windshield out of that. i doubt it's doing a whole lot. the bulk of our rain from yesterday is now pushing away and we're starting to see some breaks in the clouds locally. temperatures are a bit on the cool side this morning. 55 degrees in philadelphia. 53 in allentown. 54 in reading. 54 in millville. notice how with the clouds still in the process of breaking up, the numbers are very even. that's pretty typical. and happy veterans day everyone. 55 degrees is your storm tracker6 app temperature right now. probably around the same by 8 o'clock and then for the rest of the day we're getting milder. 62 by noon and a high of 65 around 3 o'clock. clouds mixing with sun a little bit breezy today. karen, we've got a light rain shower or two movin moving in tomorrow. i'll have details and show that you on future tracker6 coming up. >> all right, dave, we're looking live at i-95 northbound at woodhaven road. where traffic now is moving nice technological. we had a bad accident on the ramp here that was involving a vehicle facing sideways. we had police, fire trucks
ambulance all on the scene. they've all left. that ramp reopened. all lanes back opened. i-95 northbound moving fine. the roads look like they're in pretty good shape, rider, they're drying out but i think we still have some wet leaves out there or wet spots because we're seeing a number of accidents. as we look live at i-95 at cottman that's your southbound traffic, just a little building volume here approaching cottman and approaching girard. really not a bad ride. a 19 minute ride that's pretty easy from woodhaven to the vine so no big deal there but in montgomery county we've got an accident here. we're hearing there are people injured on the scene so you'll see emergency workers here blocking at least one lane and this is limekiln pike 152 at susquehanna road in dresher montgomery county. another accident here right on sumneytown pike. watch for it right at sumneytown pike at the northeast extension. this accident in worcester involving a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles on valley forge road at pot shop road so the accidents just kind of keep coming in. this one has police ambulance firefighters on the scene with that one so you'll see restrictions. route 42 showing just a little damp no big problem on the 42
freeway matt and at a many. >> tanks karen. new this morning, "action news" obtained a surveillance pictures of an armed man who police in delaware say put a 71-year-old woman through a frightening ordeal. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live where this all began at a wawa in new castle. katherine. >> reporter: matt, police are hoping someone recognizes this suspect. the victim is a 71-year-old woman and police say the suspect forced that woman to drive him from here at this wawa in new castle to another wawa to get him cash and he had a gun as he ordered her to do so. here's the man police are looking for. he was wearing an orange shirt and police believe he is between 40 and 50 years old. new castle county police were called about this incident around 5:00 p.m. yesterday and police say the 71-year-old victim had left the wawa in philadelphia pike and beeson road in new castle when the suspect walked up to her. he had a handgun and demanded cash. investigators say the suspect
ordered her to drive to the wawa on dupont highway and memorial drive in wilmington. the victim told police she gave the suspect cash before he fled in an unknown vehicle. the exact details, how exactly the cash was obtained whether it was an atm or otherwise and how much money it was police have not yet said. no injuries were recorderred, though, to that 71-year-old victim. if you have any tips, new castle county police want to hear from you. we are live in new castle, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> thank you katherine. police in montgomery county are investigating a violent domestic incident. a man was seriously hurt in a stabbing that happened in a home on akon corn street in lansdale late last night. the man suffered multiple stab wounds. he's in the hospital in critical condition. it's still not clear who stabbed him or why. >> i'm erin o'hearn. new this morning a man asking for hair samples of children is also accused of trying to lure a four-year-old boy into his vehicle. reading police released this
surveillance picture of the suspect's volkswagen jetta. the incident happened friday on the 500 block of minor street. authorities say the man told residents he was collecting the samples on behalf of an amber alert. the four-year-old boy he's accused of trying lure was not harmed. of course if you have seen this vehicle, call reading police immediately. a heinous crime out of hatfield. a six-year-old girl was raped and sexually assaulted in her own bedroom. now, the suspected predator is behind bars. police say oscar herrera broke into the girl's apartment through a living room window. court documents state the little girl was woken up by a male behind her threatening to hurt her and her family if she didn't shut up. herrera apparently didn't know the girl's 11-year-old brother was in the bunk bed below when he heard her screaming, he ran to get their parents for help. the mother then grabbed the little girl out of her bed. >> i have to give great credit to this 11-year-old boy who had the courage to step up and help his sister and great courage to the family for
their restraint that they exercised in what i can only imagine was an absolutely harrowing circumstance. >> reporter: it certainly was. herrera admitted to breaking into the same unit months earlier when no one was inside. his bail is set for a million dollars. >> "action news" learned overnight that a woman hurt by a collision with a car an deer has died. the animal crashed right through the toyota that jamie piscopo was riding in on sunday. it happened on route nine in delaware city. the 48-year-old had serious injuries. she died at christiana medical center yesterday. now this is the height of deer mating season so they're more likely to be out near and trying to crossroads to try to get to one another. state game commissions are urging drivers to stay alert. >> time is now 6:30 and mayor michael nutter main will join other city officials at the korean war memorial to honor veterans on this veterans day. before that the mayor will lead a wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the unknown revolutionary soldier at washington square. all vets who attend a noontime ceremony at the vietnam veterans memorial on penn's
landing will receiver a 50th anniversary commemorative pin. >> time now to turn to dave murphy and of course we're thinking about those veterans and thanking them and hoping that it's a great day for people who want to come out and take part in ceremonies. >> temperatures are running a few degrees above average so that's always g a little breezy but overall not bad. storm tracker6 live double scan shows you that the majority of our rain from yesterday is now pushed off to the northeast. there may be a little scattered sprinkle around this morning. but it doesn't look like that's going to last all that much longer. and in most cases you don't have it. as we take a look outside, we have sky6 and you can see how the clouds are starting to brighten up here and there. of course as you look horizontally across the, you know, horizon sometimes it's hard the see those breaks but you can see how there's a little bit of a brightening in the sky there right over center city and we actually are seeing improvement out there in terms of the sky cover. 55 degrees is your current temperature. so, starting out a little bit cool. winds are out of the northwest in philadelphia at nine, perhaps going a little higher than that at times as we move
through the morning and afternoon but there goes the bulk of the rainily we just have a little bit of a sprinkle wrapping through and you can see how those clouds are beginning to break up. really seeing some improvement there. even on the wide view on satellite over the last couple of hours. 54 degrees by 8 o'clock, so if you're headed tout a ceremony early, you'll need to bunk dell up a bit. by 11:00, 61, starting to get better. still a little bit breezy and then by 2 o'clock, 64 with a high of 65 degrees at 3 o'clock. really not a bad veterans day and again running about seven or 8 degrees above average in most neighborhoods this afternoon temperature-wise. high temperatures 61 today in allentown, 62 in reading, so it will be a little bit cooler in those northern suburbs if that's where you're headed today. 64 in trenton, 65 in wilmington, 64 in millville and low 60's for the most part up and down the coast. tomorrow we've got a front coming in from the west ahead of it clouds will be thicker, 63 degrees is the high and at times there will be a little shower and then behind it on friday wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. it will be clearing out on friday but it will be windy. as for tomorrow's rain, looks like the morning commute is
probably largely dry, just a little sprinkle. then we get into 11 o'clock and maybe up to lunchtime and that's when we have a little better chance of a scattered shower popping through. and then by the time we get into the evening commute it looks like it's dry. so the morning and evening commutes dry for the most part in between about a quarter inch of rain in some spots. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, a nice veterans day. clouds mixing with some sun, a high of 65. a little breezy. and then some light rain as you just saw around the middle portion of tomorrow. 63 is the high. and then we're cooler on friday, 58 degrees but behind that departing system an area of low pressure up to the north, we get a lot of wind. winds gust on friday 30 to 40 miles per hour. it will be ahold onto your hats kind of day. a lot of leaves blowing around and definitely feeling like chilly autumn. and then windy and cooler on saturday with a high of just 54 degrees but a fair amount of sunshine. it looks like the winds ease back a little bit on sunday and we wind up with a fair amount of sunshine and improved high of 60 and really looking good for eagles fans at lincoln financial field for
that eagles game on sunday afternoon. then you can see how numbers climb again towards the middle of next week so november continuing in pretty good shape for us. >> we will take it because i'm sure come january we will miss this. >> probably. >> all right. it is 6:40 and up next more stories you didn't see last night. a grand jury returns a decision on a deadly motorcycle gang shootout from the spring. >> local entrepreneurs develop a new digital distress button for women. we'll show it to you next. david -- karen. >> we had an accident i-95 northbound near kerlin street in delaware county. it was a disabled vehicle actually just cleared but we're still pretty jammed at this point northbound from 452 to kerlin street. watch for that as you're coming in. i'll give you an update on a couple accidents an live look at the schuylkill coming up. >> and the world series of poker comes down to a pair of local card sharks. the winner next up on "action news."
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put the fish in the cooler! >> ♪ >> 6:43. taking a live look at the vietnam veterans memorial at penn's landing. they're having a noon service there today and if you go there and you're a veteran you'll receive a 50th anniversary commemorative pin. happy veterans day everyone. >> indeed much let's go over to karen rogers. it looks like there's a slowdown out there. >> yeah, we're jammed on the schuylkill expressway. we thought maybe we'd see lighter volume with veterans day and some people having off. this is your westbound traffic on the schuylkill expressway looking live at city avenue. pretty jammed as you try to head towards belmont. jammed from the boulevard to gladwyne. no accidents on the schuylkill but a slow go and eastbound is heavy from approaching gulph mills to the curve and again montgomery to girard. you can look at the road conditions here and see we're really drying out but we've
had a number of problems with accidents here so let's go into them. first avenue on the big picture you see those speeds. slow speeds on the schuylkill we talked about but also i-95, 19 miles an hour near girard, 37 miles an hour near cottman so look for that. we had an accident in mantua on 38th street and that has since cleared so traffic moving better in area but other accidents out there. this one we're hearing people injured on the scene so it's blocking a lane here in dresher montgomery county. limekiln pike that's route 152 right at susquehanna road. so police are on the scene with this one. we've got an accident here on sumneytown pike at the northeast extension and they've just now shut down valley forge road because of this accident that's closed right now between skippack pike and township line road. take new york wales road as your alternate to get around the closure of valley forge road. this accident involving a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles. we've got police, ambulance, emergency crews all on the scene so that's why they've shut down valley forge road right there. one more thing i want to warn you about is the construction. we've watched these speeds
drop from the upper 50's to 20 miles an hour on 495 northbound. they'll drop further still. this construction causes big problems. stick to i-95 northbound instead in delaware. let's look at satellite6 and action radar. the rain from yesterday has moved out but we have a lot of low clouds and some drizzle out there this morning, wet levers on the roadway seem to be part of the problem. temperatures aren't too bad. 53 in pottstown, 52 in chester. you're mostly in the 50's in new jersey. 51 in browns mills, 52 in glassboro and 54 in dover, delaware. it's a day with sunshine and clouds but starting it off a little damp, matt and tam. >> okay, thank you karen. a grand jury has returned indictments against 106 members of a motorcycle club in waco, texas. that's most the bikers arrested after a deadly shootout in the parking lot of a restaurant in may. nine people were killed and 20 more were injured. more than 430 weapons were recovered from the scene. the scene was an apparent confrontation between rival motorcycle clubs. and there's a lot of buzz about a device being developed by a company in university city. it's called athena after the
greek goddess of war and courage its a wearable distress signaling device aimed at warding off sexual assaults against women. when you press the button it sets off loud alarm. it also sends a text message with your gps coordinates to your selected contacts so they can find you and call police. the roar for good company will donate a percentage of the proceeds to nonprofits that teach youth about empathy respect and healthy relationships. >> we wanted it to come from a place of empowerment versus fear and that's where roar came from and then the fore for good because we want to make a difference. we truly want to change the world and that's where the educational piece comes in. >> if things go as planned athena will be available beginning this spring. >> a poker pro from montgomery county won the world series of poker taking home $7.68 million. joe mckeehan held a lead in poker chips coming into the three day finale event in las vegas. the 24-year-old won with an ace 10.
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every sip. the taste uniquely dunkin'. each cup uniquely you. brewed fresh because it's not just any coffee. it's your coffee, your dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. >> 6:49. breaking news just coming into "action news." actioaction cam is live at a parking garage on the 800 block of spruce street in
center city. a woman who was in the garage was carjacked. it's right near pennsylvania hospital. she was driving a honda fit. that was taken. last spotted near york and aramingo heading in the area of i-95. the woman we're told is not hurt but the car is now stolen so police are there investigating and they're on the lookout for that honda which was carjacked. >> we'll keep an eye on that. time to take a look at weather and traffic. >> a jam in delaware county. we had app disabled vehicle and it caused a problem. now the disabled vehicle cleared but looking live in delaware county on i-95 northbound at 452. look at all that traffic. northbound really jammed from past the delaware state line to kerlin street where we had app disabled vehicle that has cleared. let's hop into new jersey and yes this road is drying out. 42 northbound at creek road not looking too bad. just a little building volume coming up from blackwood or deptford and mass transit is on time. looking pretty good this morning, dave. >> on the big board karen we do have cool temperatures this morning but not too bad. 55 degrees in philadelphia. it's a little bit breezy and even numbers across the region. everybody in the low to
mid-50's. if you're dressing the kids, definitely a sweatshirt this morning. this afternoon it will be milder but still breezy so maybe a sweatshirt is a good idea. ursinus college west chester university our two schools of the morning. if you're running errands it will be milder later. noon 62, 65 is your high today at 3 o'clock. it will be a little bit breezy but we will see a sun and clouds mix. and if you're headed out to veterans day ceremonies looks like the morning a little cool and breezy. this afternoon a little on the mild side for november. overall a pretty decent day to go out there and commemorate your service to veterans or veterans you know. matt and tam. >> let's turn to amy robach for a look at the rundown this morning. hey, amy. >> reporter: good morning, matt and tam. great to be with you. coming up next here on "good morning america," that breaking news overnight racial tensions at the university of missouri apparently leading to threats over social media. the big question are students there in danger. we'll have the very latest. and then a big night at the republican debate senator
marco rubio joins us this morning. we're going to fact check some of the candidates claims and we'll tell you who fell short and the biggest surprise of the night. full team coverage this morning. plus the investigation into that plane crash in ohio. a private jet plunging into a home leaving at least two dead. what caused the accident? we are live on the scene. and then a life edition of "gma" on the lookout. we're going put two phone cases to the test and find out the best way to protect your phone. i understand matt and tam that we have a cherry picker out in times square and we're going to drop the phones. >> oh, no. >> wow. >> don't do it, amy . >> [laughter] >> we'll watch when you do it. >> thank you amy. >> reporter: okay. >> seattle's famed gum wall getting a fresh start. powerful steam cleaners are blasting away 20 years of double bubble and double mint and everything else. crews will remove an estimated 1 million washington, d.c. ofad.
carjacking at a parking garage at eighth and spruce streets near pennsylvania hospital. the stolen vehicle was last spotted near york and aramingo. the woman who was carjacked out of her car was not hurt. police hope someone recognizes that man in the orange. they say he kidnapped and robbed a 71-year-old woman from a wawa parking lot in new castle delaware. the woman was not hurt. and in philadelphia mayor michael nutter will join city and state officials at the korean war memorial later this morning to honor veterans on this veterans day. many federal law officers banks and some schools will be closed today. >> on this veterans day, as we honor our veterans, we're seeing some lighter volume in spots. this is i-95 southbound here heading towards center city on your right-hand side at allegheny avenue. we're rather slow from allegheny to girard. but much less than normal, they've. >> a few clouds still out there but sun starting to develop. bulk of the rain is off to the north and east. speak of veterans day if you're headed out for ceremonies by 9 o'clock, 57 degrees. by 3 o'clock that's your high, 65 a little breezy, clouds and
sun. above average temperatures for your veterans day ceremonies today. >> thanks to all the great men and women who served this country particularly those around there, around here watching right now. for karen rogers dave murphy tamala edwards i'm matt o'donnell. have a great day, everyone. "gma" is next. >> ♪
good morning, america. the republicans clash in wisconsin. >> governor, you should let jeb speak. >> the world is a stronger and better place. >> why does she keep interrupting everybody. >> trump in the crosshairs over immigration. >> it's a silly argument. it's not an adult argument. >> firing back. >> i don't have to hear from this man. >> carson deflects questions about his past. >> thank you for not asking me what i said in the tenth grade. i appreciate that. >> and jeb tries to turn his campaign around. >> i got about four minutes last debate. i'm going to get my question right now. >> our team breaks down the showdown this morning. breaking overnight, black students threatened at the university of missouri. security stepped up after alarming posts on social media and this man caught on camera shouting slurs. racial tensions boiling over. buildings locked down. students fearing for their