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good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., thursday, february 18. we're working on several developing and new stories. a man is shot execution style in west philadelphia. police are looking for the person who pulled the trigger. we have information on a hit rent run crash that involved a 3-year-old child. customers at a fast food restaurant are outrage over getting a sermon with their feels. let's find out about accuweather, david murphy has that and karen rogers has traffic, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, it's cold, we have clouds hanging over parts of the regionful we expect sunshine to dig in quickly this morning and expecting mostly sunny skies. 32 degrees in philadelphia. in the 20s in allentown, lancaster and wilmington. 31 in trenton and down toward millville and dover. the windchills even though the winds are not that strong this morning, still enough to make it feel like 25 degrees in
philadelphia and worse in other neighborhoods. as we roll through the day, most ily -- mostly sunny. 38 degrees is the high it will strike around 3:00 p.m. it will feel like the upper 20s at the best of times with a 20-mile an hour wind blowing. we have changes for the weekend, details just ahead. >> reporter: things are looking up in gloucester county after a big accident, a person was transported via medical helicopter. they have reopened the road, but slowing past the scene, 41 miles per hour, stick to buck root -- road or frys mills road. we have an accident investigation blocking delsea drive at garden road. cruise are out there doing the investigation.
speeds are good on the blue route, looking good on the schuylkill expressway. not so gd -- good on i-95, 37 miles per hour at girard. we have a disabled truck on the boulevard southbound at large street. strawberry mansion section 29th is reopened at ridge avenue. in east falls, falls bridge is closed until april 1. disabled vehicle on the shoulder on the schuylkill expressway approaching gladwyn eastbound heading toward center city. you want to watch for that off to the side, tam. we're following a developing story, deadly gunfire in west philadelphia. 31-year-old man is dead after being ambushed and shot several times late alternative. this murder happened at 11:00 p.m., 52nd and pine street. the man pulled up the curb and the man was approached by the man brand dishing a gun. the joe manganiello was shot
execution -- the man was shot execution style. police are looking for the driver who hit a 3-year-old and didn't stop and just took off. katherine scott is live in tacony with the latest on that investigation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam, the good news is the 3-year-old boy is expected to be just fine. police are searching for the driver. they have a better description of the vehicle they are looking for. i'll get to the description in just a minute, first let me show you where it happened. it happened at intersection of leave vick and ditman in tacony around 6:00 p.m. a 3-year-old boy was in the stroller being pushed by his father. they are crossing levic when the van taking a left clipped the wheel of the stroller the stroller toppled over. the van took off. the little boy was taken to saint christopher's hospital. here's the description of the
van. , 1998 dark green conversion van with a light green stripe on the side. if you have information let police know. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." a basement fire spread through a home in delaware, firefighters doused the flames on the 100 block of granite road in talleyville a couple of hours ago. nobody living in the house was hurt. and we have new information on a shooting involving two teenagers in the city of chester. they are looking for the gunman who they say is 16 years old. the incident happened at 12th and highland streets at 11:00 a.m. police say a student had a gun on the school bus and got off the bus and shot the other student in the backside. authorities believe both teens go to chester high school. police plan to charge the shooter when i find him as an
adult. a philadelphia police detective is under arrest. detective adam o'donnell was escorting the man out of the special victims unit and kicked the man in the knee and drove him to hunting park neighborhood and dropped him off on a random road. the victim was taken to the hospital with a broken femur. the department suspended o'donnell with the intent to dismiss. bill cosby has filed soothe soothe -- suit against andrea constan, her lawyer and her mother. confidentiality clauses are restricting the information from the settlement of the lawsuit. toyota is recalling
3 million suvs worldwide due to the potential problems with the seat belts. raab4 and raab vanguard. stocks gamed again giving wall street it's first three session winning streak this week. futures are pointing to a higher open. starbucks drink may have as many as 25 spoonfuls of sugar in it. 98% of hot flavored drinks sold at major coffee chains have excessive leaves -- levels of sugar. leaves are similar in the u.s. matt and tam would you like a bit of sugar with your tea?
25 tea spoonlts. -- spoons. i drink my coffee black. >> reporter: i don't drink coffee and everybody is amazed about that. i use milk and sugar. >> reporter: no problems out there, karen did notice there's a snow shower in burlington county that's getting off the coast no big deal. sky 6 looking south along broad street, temple university city hall, there's a little bit of a breeze making it feel extra cold. 32 degrees, the windchill making it feel like 25. if you're looking at the numbers, subtract five to 8 degrees. 26 in reading, 31 in trenton. 31 in millville.
cloud cover continues to erode, even though there's some cloud cover, for the most part we'll be into a mostly sunny morning and staying that way through the afternoon. in the lehigh valley, high 34 degrees, windchills in the 20s, sunny and breezy. down the shore, sunny and breezy. high of 37. windchills in the upper 20s this afternoon. in philadelphia, 38 degrees i could see us with windchills in the 20s most of the day, upper 20s probably feeling like it's below freezing at the best of times. winds will be 10 to 20 miles per hour throughout the day, but lots of sunshine, you'll need your shades as you drive around. overnight tonight, clear skies and cold, 23 degrees, the winds die down a little bit. tomorrow we have high pressure in control, pushing off to the east, warm front approaches, it won't be here during the day, that means we'll get up to 41. not a whole lot of change in
temperature between today and tomorrow. as it comes through it could trigger a rain or snow shower at night. the big story with the front is what happens behind it. it allows us to get on the other side of the cool air mass and tapping into a warm air mass. we'll temperatures ten to 15 degrees above average. 38 degrees today, tomorrow, 41, maybe a rain or snow shower at night. behind the warm front on saturday, breezy and milder, partly sunny and 60 degrees, that's a great temperatures for push into the second half of february in philadelphia. 56 degrees the high on sunday, still mild. in the afternoon, afternoon rain shower maybe a period of rain at night possible. monday, sun and clouds, high of 354. very nice, our next issue is tuesday into wednesday, high of 46 gathering clouds on tuesday, in the afternoon and evening we'll be on the look out for rain mixing with wet snow and
touch of sleet in the transition zone. by wednesday that system is pulling through, but it looks like it will be warm enough where we get mainly rain. we're talking 6, 7 days away so we'll keep our eye on it. a hospital out west decided to pay thousands of dollars in digital dough to get their computer system working again. there's burgers with a heavenly taste because they are come with a bible reading. welcome back that's love
lip, look at the sun start to rise there over the commodor barry bridge. 6:13, 33 degrees. what have we got, karen? >> reporter: we have an accident investigation causing a closure there. chopper 6 live on the scene, delsea drive route 47 shut down northbound at garden road. we had an accident, you can see the debris, there's the vehicle
right there. the vehicle ran into a tree. the accident investigation is underway. we have debris all over the roadway there. police are walking around the woods trying to piece together what happened to the accident scene as chopper 6 looks live in vineland, cumberland county. they have the lights set up, trying to conduct the accident investigation. they have shut down route 47. for delsea drive to be blocked in cumberland county that's a big deal if you live in the area. stick to west avenue instead of 47 blocked at garden road. with the accident investigation underway. chopper 6 over the scene right there. that's in delsea drive vineland cumberland county. we're staying in new jersey looking at 42. that's northbound traffic not a big delay just yet. coming up from turnersville, blackwood and deptford. we have an accident involving injuries, as well. a live look at the schuylkill expressway. approaching the conshohocken curve eastbound traffic it's
been a little heavy at times past conshohocken to approaching gladwyn where we have disabled vehicle off to the shoulder watch for that one. the accident in springfield, delaware county. baltimore avenue near bishop avenue we're hearing of an accident coming in now, police are on the scene with that one. that's in delaware county. watch for that, matt. president obama will pay a historic visit to cuba last month after a half century of cold war friction. the last sitting u.s. president and the only one to visit cuba was calvin coolage in 1928. a california hospital paid a ransom to hackers who infiltrated their network. they paid 40 bitcoin because they said it was in the best interest of the hospital. that totals out to $17,000. officials have not given any
indication of who might be behind the attack. ransomware attacks can happen from anyone from individuals to large institutions. new this morning, a fast food restaurant in missouri is serving the burgers with sonic scripture verse. they are a public company which means they are not christian based, many are franchise owned, owners can make their own unique decisions. the practice has customers talking. it doesn't bother me a bit. why would you go to the sonic, hey, here's a bible verse to go with your cheese sticks that's kind of weird. managers say the bible verse stickers don't come with every order, they have the options to use stickers that are not bible related. the slow ride joy ride. police record this snail's pace
pursuit. >> reporter: we're putting extra gear on the kids this morning because it's cold around the freezing mark. windchills in the 20s, staying chilly this afternoon. i'll have the details in the day planner forecast and we'll get you to the airport in case you're traveling. >> reporter: in tech bytes, apple is refusing to comply with the court order to break the encryption on the iphone for the san bernadino dean shooters. it would take apple one afternoon to write the code. google is expanding their g mail features to access their messages from a single screen. the nongoogle accounts will look at and feature good mail. high resolution flexible smart phone.
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"action news," a man led police in the florida keys on a slow speed chase, police say 59-year-old dumped bolders on the road he led police on 90 minute chase as he traveled the 7-mile bridge several times. it is believe he is homeless and stole the backhoe. >> reporter: we have an unusual accident, four vehicles involved
in the ramp on 322 eastbound. a tractor-trailer is one of them. penndot zooming in on the backlog. you can see police and emergency workers trying to come to the scene. we are hearing there are a couple of people that need to be checked out to see if there are injuries, 422 eastbound trooper to 202. edger month avenue at -- edgemont he have at roll land avenue we have an accident where people are injured here, too. >> reporter: we have cool temperatures around the freezing mark and 29 degrees by 7:00 and improving to 38 for the lye this afternoon mostly sunny skies, breeze request and cool, it will feel like it's below freezing most of the afternoon because of the 10 to 20-mile an hour. no major delays at the airport. all green aircraft. no sign of precipitation from philadelphia to boston to chicago and orlando and atlanta.
clearwater, phillies pitchers and catchers will take to the field for their first spring workout. gm knows his team is young and he is young, too, offered no timetable on when the phillies could be competitive again. they last made the playoffs five years ago. our jeff skeverski is in clearwater his live reports continue later on "action news." villanova wildcats captured the crown for a third straight year. they won over the temple owls at the liacouras center. the wildcats won their 6th game in a row. up next, one "dancing with the stars" judge will not be back at the judge's table for another season. a grieving family said
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developing now on "action news" a shooter ambushes a man getting out of his car leaving him to die on a southwest philadelphia street. new no no this morning, a s jersey mailman turns into a turkey when wild birds stir up trouble around his truck. gobble gobble. 6:30, february 18. let's head outside to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic go to work. >> reporter: the cloud cover is starting to break up. satellite will show you that,
too. we started out with more clouds and we expect to wind up mostly sunny. 32 degrees on the thermometer, so we're starting off cold, 20s in wilmington and reading and allentown. a light wind blowing at 10 miles per hour. feels like 25 in the city and in the teens in the northern and western suburbs. it stays chilly today. 11:00 we're getting over the freezing mark. the high this afternoon will be the 38-degree reading around 3:00 p.m. yeah, lots of sun, a little breezy, ten to 20-mile an hour winds that will keep the windchills at the best of times around freezing. karen when i step inside we're looking at a nice warmup for the weekend. details coming up. >> reporter: we have a multi-vehicle accident police tell me there are four vehicles involved, one a tractor-trailer, all happening on the ramp 422 eastbound from the schuylkill expressway to 202. you can see the back up here, jammed conditions 422 eastbound from the saint gabe's curve to
202. debris on the road, police say they are there are two people here it could be a serious accident. four vehicles involved one a tractor-trailer right on the ramp, 422 eastbound to the schuylkill expressway and 202. traffic is squeezing by that's why we're backing up on 422. northeast extension we had a disabled vehicle moved to the shoulder, northbound by mid county. in franklin township, there was an accident 55 northbound, you can see the debris on a the roadway, there was a vehicle fire briefly here, but the accident looks like it damaged the guardrail. a single-vehicle accident smashed into the guardrail. they had 55 closed for a while, because they had to bring a medevac helicopter to the scene approaching little mill road. the backlog is starting to ease
as you head up to 42 into the city. it's slow in the area because all lanes were blocked for a while there. switching over to chopper 6 was busy in vineland, cumberland county. 47 blocked in both directions at garden road. you can see the vehicle in the woods it smashed into a tree. debris all over the roadway. an accident investigation police are trying to figure out what happened. in the meantime, stick to west avenue as the alternate. one more live picture, we want to look at the tacony-palmyra a ship is passing by, the bridge came down, traffic is stopped, but we think they will let it go any minute. detectives are sorting out a deadly ambush in north philadelphia. a gunman shot a man at pointblank range annie mccormick has coverage
from police headquarters. >> reporter: the shooting happened late last night. police say the victim never had a chance, he was ambushed and shot multiple times in the face. the 31-year-old victim was killed execution style. gunfire erupted around 11:00 p.m. when officers arrived they found him on the ground seriously wounded. he was rushed to penn presbyterian hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. police are relying on the help of the real time city cameras. they are getting help from local businesses, as well. it is believe he just parked his suv in south 52nd street when he was ambushed. the victim exited the driver door, when he walked on the curb, the shooter walked up within feet and fired at least 6
shots. it appears this individual was the intended target. >> reporter: and police say that the shooter ran north on 52nd and west on delancy street. they know that because of the real time cameras that are in the area they are approving to be big help. homicide detectives are reviewing the takes place from the cameras, as well. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." the search continues for the hit-and-run driver who sent a 3-year-old philadelphia boy to the hospital. the driver struck the stroller in tacony last night. the child is being treated at saint christophers hospital for children and expected to make a full recovery. police are looking for a dark green dodge conversion van with a light green stripe on the side. the front hood of a cash ripped off as it slammed into a
building overnight. this is video in from the scene north 29th annie mccormick ridge avenue. it hit a tractor-trailer and jumped the curb. the driver is now being treated for head injuries at the hospital. and there's a push to reopen the investigation into the death of the ceo of cooper university hospital and his wife and group of 200 prominent people from new jersey are joining the effort. police ruled the death a murder suicide. the bodies their found in their homes a year and a half ago. their sons rejected the police report. they released a statement saying -- there are new details of a hockessin fire in delaware, a person passing by the home ran into the fire and rescued a
person in a wheelchair before firefighter got to the scene. the fire started in the attic, no injuries were reported. south carolina nickie hailey announced support of marco rubio days before the state's republican primary. a new "wall street journal" poll shows ted cruz leading donald trump for the first time. it's a major trump from the same poll last month which gave trump a 13 point lead. democratic caucuses in nevada could come down to the luck of the draw. in case of a tie, democratic party draws from a deck of cards. high card determines the winner, aces are high. let's see about accuweather cold start.
>> reporter: cold morning, storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us we are dry across the region. as we go in tighter on storm tracker 6 live there's a light snow shower highlighted in the darkest shade of gray pushing out of berks county toward boyertown and green lane and northern montgomery county. i doubt it will be doing too much on the ground. you meant to slow down in case you see snowflakes that seem like they are strong enough to coat the surfaces. there's another one of these guys, only a couple of them pushing toward lower bank and speed well and chards ford and surf city and chester county, as well. these look like very low-impact thinks, but what the heck we're showing them to you. looking outside, we have a break in the clouds over chester and the commodor barry bridge, the delaware river where talent energy park, newly named stadium for the union.
they will be lighting it up next month. it's hard to believe soccer is back, but it is. 32 degrees, winds have sagged to 8 miles per hour, but enough to give you a 25-degree windchill. and satellite shows you how the clouds are breaking up, we showed you that on sky6 live hd. i think it will wind up being sunny through most of the day, every now and then, cloud cover creeping in. 25 degrees by 8:00. 31 by 10 m high of 38 degrees by 3:00 p.m. with the winds at 10 to 20 miles per hour it will feel like it's at the freezing mark. high of 34 in allentown. 35 in reading. 36 degrees will be the high in trenton. 36 in wilmington, 37 in millville. one thing that makes you feel better, i suppose, take a look at the phillies. today is the first full workout in clearwater, florida, they will get up to 70 this
afternoon. i know we've got another month of winter left. whenever i see the first workout in clearwater, you see the pictures of the players on the field. it feels better meantly you know the end of -- mentally, you know the end of winter is coming. tomorrow, chilly, 41. big story for the weekend, behind the warm front saturday and sunday we'll wind up with a nice thrust of warm air coming. high temperatures ten to 15 cease above average. today -- 10 degrees above average. today, cold, 38. friday, 41, could have rain or snow showers friday knight. saturday high of 06. that's a nice temperature for this time of the year. 56 on sunday, there could abdomin shower or period of rain at flight. monday, sun and clouds, not a bad day, high of 54. the next issue is tuesday in
through wednesday. looks like in the afternoon or evening tuesday we'll see wet snow an rain mixing in with sleet in the transition zone. looks like it will be a warm storm, though, and right now mainly rain or wednesdayful we'll see if that changes. restricted access around student bathrooms sparked a conversation around trans transgendered rights. 2 02, looking live at trooper, a multi-vehicle accident creating big problems, chopper 6 heading to the scene we'll have the latest coming up. a stranger returns almost everything inside a man's lost wallet, not the wallet itself and a couple of other things and he wrote a letter why. we'll have that when "action news" comes right back.
>> 6:43, it is thursday. it's the time. morning when we get into trouble. >> reporter: we have a multi-vehicle accident happening on 422. i talked to police, there were four vehicles involved, two people may be injured. the tractor-trailer involved in the accident on the ramp 422 eastbound from the schuylkill expressway and 202.
chopper 16 heading to the scene. traffic is crawling by. you can see a vehicle coming off to the left side. it is blocking most of the lanes, the backup is expensive jammed from oaks to 202. a terrible accident, four vehicles involved, traffic is squeezing by slowly on the left-hand side. a number of police on the scene. 422 eastbound ramp from the schuylkill expressway and 202. hard to see, the traffic is backed up completely. headlights are not going anywhere on 422. in springfield, delaware county baltimore avenue near bishop avenue we have an accident, police are coming to the scene right now. another accident in brook haven, edgemont avenue, rolland avenue.
we have slow speeds on the schuylkill expressway and i-95 and our other big accident in vineland, cumberland county, delsea drive, vineland. chopper 6 was overhead. an accident investigation that vehicle hit the tree, it went off the roadway, we have debris on the roadway. it happened at 2:00. they are closing delsea drive down in vineland. watch for that garden road and west avenue. few flurries flying around, a couple of slick spots with temperatures below freezing. south dakota will become the first state mandating which restrooms transgendered students use. under the plan, schools would have to provide reasonable accommodation for transgendered students such as a single occupancy bathroom. opponents say the legislation
discriminates against vulnerable young people. former olympian and reality tv star caitlyn jenner spoke before a sold-out crowd in university city. organizers hope the visit will continue the on going dialogue on issues facing lgbt community. they say neater sleet or snow -- they say neither sleet or snow or rain will keep a letter carrier from delivering the man. a mailman refused to get out of the truck when a flock of turkeys surrounded him. while the neighbors got a good laugh, they did admit that the birds can be intimating. how breaking bad factors
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their show after our show. "good morning america" rob. >> reporter: good morning, matt and tam, just two days to the south carolina primary, new poll showing donald trump and ted cruz tied. hillary clinton face another loss in nevada. we told you about this yesterday we'll hear from the florida teen arrested for impersonating a doctor. out on bail now, he is speaking about the allegations against him. plus the florida couple who purchased one of the three winning powerball tickets has come forward to claim their chunk of the historic $1.5 billion jackpot when they plan to do with their share. deals and steals, tory johnson will show you 73% discounts. great fun. i have a feeling the people who won the powerball don't care about that, but i do, that's a huge discount. the masses want to know,
rob. >> reporter: you might want to know why you're so jammed on 422. here we're looking at oaks. eastbound traffic on the right, penndot looking at more sky than road. you get the idea. it's a 31 minute ride from oaks to 202. it's a huge delay for 422 because of a multi-vehicle accident. chopper 6 heading to the scene, an accident involving a box truck on the ramp 422 eastbound to 202. hunting park and cathedral road and 101 trolley board outline trolleys from the outbound track. >> reporter: feels like 25 degrees in philadelphia and the teens in the suburbs. if you're dressing the kids this morning, the extra winter gear is important. they want to stay bundled this afternoon and these are why. we're in the 30s this afternoon. we'll have sunshine, so get the
shades on for the car ride. 35 degrees by noon, 37 by 2:00. the high today 38 degrees at 3:00 p.m. with a ten to 20-mile an hour wind probably giving you windchills around the freezing mark. firefighters in state college sprang into action after a dog spent two nights out in the cold down a 14-foot hole at the penn state arboretum. the puppy wandered off during a snowstorm. the owner's heard his cries during the search. the dog and his owner were overjoyed at the reunion. riley had given up hope of finding his wallet after he lost. a stranger tracked him down and returned his credit card and license and left this note. i kept the cash because i needed weed. the metro card because the fare
52nd and pine street. police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who hit a 3-year-old boy and send him to the hospital. the child is expected to make a full recovery. >> reporter: chopper 6 arrived on the scene of a big accident that created big backups. ramp 422 eastbound at the schuylkill expressway this is the ramp 422 eastbound schuylkill expressway and 202. multi-vehicle accident four vehicles involved including a box truck. i was watching as they tried to tow a vehicle away. eastbound jammed from oaks to 202. it is a mess this morning, dave. >> reporter: down around the freezing mark right now across the region, karen and windchills in the 20s. looks like we'll probably be in the 20s by 8:00. high today of 38 degrees, fair amount of sunshine, breezy and chilly. windchills will make it feel like the 20s and 30s even at the best of times.
good morning, america. dead heat. a brand-new national poll shows ted cruz and donald trump tied as trump takes aim at jeb bush. >> this guy, why doesn't he just give up, go home. go home. go home to mom. >> and hillary clinton trying to avoid another upset striking a pose in "vogue" just two days until the next big showdown. breaking overnight, president obama will travel to cuba, the first president to visit in more than 80 years and the huge events in the works in havana from major league baseball to beyonce. the 18-year-old arrested posing as a doctor accused of treating patients now out on bail speaking out to abc news. the question that made him do this. kanye west caught on a hot mike. the talent's temper tantrum backstage at "snl." >> by 50%, dead or alive. >>