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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. here on this wednesday march ninth. we're following some breaking news. >> a car crashes into a building in kensington bursting into flames leaving a path of destruction behind and then a man's burned body is found inside the car. we'll have a live report from the scene. >> developing this morning at least a hundred firefighters battled a blaze after an explosion in delaware county. >> get ready for warm record
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breaking temperatures today. in fact, it might break your thermometer. 30 degrees all in one day, it's too much to handle. >> i think matt pelman has the right idea. we can all handle it at rita's today. dave murphy is off. karen rogers has your accuweather. matt pelman we know where you're going. you have traffic. good morning. >> you got that right. >> good morning. as you step outside it's so pretty out here right now. sunrise isn't for another 21 minutes but if you peek at the sky it's gorgeous. satellite6 and action radar showing the reason is that we have hardly a cloud in sight through our region. certainly we see the clouds well to the north up in new york and canada and now to the one of the but not in our region. we'll see beautiful sunshine, just a couple of high thin clouds. it's a nice day and of course the big story is the temperatures. 44 degrees already in philadelphia. 36 in allentown. 41 in trenton, 40 in millville, 41 in wilmington. i'm wearing a little bit of a light jacket and you might want to do that as well but you certainly will not need it later on. by 9:00 a.m. we're up to 59.
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by 11:00 a.m., 71 with mostly sunny skies. by 1 o'clock, you're well into the 70's so hopefully have your lunch outside if you can. by 3 o'clock, that's when we hit our high, 80 degrees. we're breaking the record of 73 and temperatures today are 30 degrees above average. by 6 o'clock we're down to 78. how long does this weather last? what kind of changes do we see for the weekend? all that's coming up in ain't matt. >> have a feeling a lot of people will be headed to the zoo later on today to and joy the nice weather there, karen and this morning if you're headed toward the zoo on the schuylkill expressway, it kind of is a zoo now. eastbound side jammed from montgomery into the exit for the zoo at girard. that's where there's an accident just up ahead, just out of view. vehicle involved in the accident facing the wrong way on the eastbound schuylkill so it's already a mess. you see all these people hitting their brakes headed towards center city. they just want to get to work on time. not happening unless you stay over on the river drives. that's going to be the way to go instead at this point. the mlk west river or kelly
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east river drives alternates to the schuylkill eastbound where speeds are dropping because of that accident by girard avenue. in university city there's a bad crash this morning right there along university avenue at curry boulevard. police activity after the earlier crash that katherine is going the tell us more about in kensington. avoid second and cecil b. moore, american or front and berks are some alternates. and in darby after that huge fire last night, you still want to avoid ellis at fifth there by international auto parts. colwyn avenue and fourth streets some alternates around that on this wednesday morning. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. we'll talk about that in a moment but first breaking overnight a car speeding in the city's kensington section hit traffic lights, ran up the wall of a corner business before bursting into flames. a man was then found dead burned to death inside that car. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live on the scene with the details and katherine it sounds like people who witnessed it just said it seemed crazy to them what they were seeing. >> reporter: yeah, they couldn't believe what they were seeing.
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the noise brought a lot of them outside and they said that they tried to help but there was really just nothing they could do. the body was burned beyond recognition but police do believe there was a man inside the car and you can see at this intersection it remains closed off. police are here and they are starting to clear this intersection. judging from the damage investigators believe this car was going really fast. there's still a bit of debris strewn everywhere. there was a tire ripped off the vehicle, car parts flew about a hundred feet away. let's go to video from shortly before 5:30 where the mangled car was loaded onto a flatbed and towed. its first stop is the medical examiner's office because the body was too badly burned for police to remove it themselves but it shows how badly damaged this vehicle s this happened around 1:30 this morning at second and cecil b. moore in kensington. the driver of a 2014 infiniti was traveling east on cecil b. moore from third when the driver was in a 200 block he somehow lost control, hit a small tree, jumped a curb, hit two street lights and then a
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traffic light which are now ripped up from their bases. then the driver struck a building, then another building before it came to a stop and burst into flames. >> it doesn't even look like a vehicle. it just looks like a piece of twisted steel. it has so much damage to it, it's hard to even tell that it was a car. >> reporter: and and in addition to the car parts on the street you might see a lot of debris it looks like trash. there's also hundreds of mcdonald's cups that were in the packaging that were inside the vehicle, hundreds of mcdonald's gift cards, there were swipe machines so police are trying to figure out if the driver was an employee. police did find out that this car was being leased and it was loaned to a relative but they still don't know who was driving and they are investigating the possibility that this vehicle was stolen. we're live in kensington, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> what a scene. thank you katherine. developing this morning firefighters are on the scene of a blaze in colwyn delaware county.
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this fire erupted on the 500 block of ellis avenue late last night. look at those flames. people nearby heard several explosions at the building which is believed to be an auto shop. more than a hundred firefighters were fighting that inferno. when fire crews arrived they said the ground was shaking from the blast. at least 15 cars burned before the flames spread into the building. hazmat crews were called to the scene because there were chemicals in the building but authorities are saying there's no threat to the public. now chopper6 has just arrived over the scene of that fire there in colwyn and you can see we've still got fire crews there on the ground putting out hot spots right now. you can also see just how much damage was done to the building as you look there in the middle of the screen upper part of it you can see he that part of that roof has collapsed. >> detectives in philadelphia are working on six fresh homicide investigations from just last night. they include this murder on the 2300 block of morris street in grays ferry. a biker was shot in his motorcycle hit a wall. police are trying to determine if the crash or the shooting killed him and if he was targeted and why.
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one person was slot and killed in the city's east falls neighborhood last night. chopper six was over that homicide scene on the 3100 block of abbottsford avenue. two men were shot in north philadelphia. that happened on the 2100 block of north van pelt street. police say a 21-year-old man was killed when he was shot in the neck. a 22-year-old man survived a gunshot wound to the head but is in critical can condition. >> it is 6:07 and camden county police have released surveillance video from a home burglary and they're hoping someone takes a look and recognizes this suspect. you can see one of them walking up to the home on the 1100 block of north 27th street in january. he's wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and has a white beard. the second suspect has on a monster energy sweatshirt. if you take a look and think you know who these people r-contact camden county polic police. >> chipotle is dealing with an illness out break at a new england location.
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stacey delikat joins us live from times square. >> reporter: good morning matt. a chipotle restaurant near boston has closed because a employee tested positive for norovirus. several other workers at that location are also suspected of having the virus and the restaurant is being sanitized and will likely be closed for several days. of course this is just the latest problem for chipotle. a location in boston was closed last december due to norovirus it's just coming off a month's long e. coli outbreak in restaurants across several states. turning to the markets stocks snapped a five session earning streak. right now futures are pointing to a higher open and today we'll be looking for a report on wholesale inventories due out later this morning. matt and tam. >> thank you stacy. have a good one. >> all right time now to turn to karen rogers. it's going to feel more like late june early july today. >> if you don't have a good day today, don't look at me. i'm doing my part. the weather is great. let's take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan. we're dry today.
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we'll be track something showers tomorrow night but you are in the clear right now. let's go on outside, why not take a shot right now of the commodore barry bridge. i was just admiring the sky as i was outside on the terrace at 6:00. you can start to see some of the pink hughes. sunrise at 6:21 and we're really starting to brighten up. it's just going to be a gorgeous day and that shot kind of gives you an idea of that, doesn't it? 44 degrees right now in philadelphia. it's 50 in pittsburgh at this hour. it's 48 in washington. 50 in richmond. 55 in binghamton. we have mild air already in place and we're just soaring from here satellite6 and action radar showing we're dry, we're clear right here. we'll see a good amount of sunshine maybe a few high clouds. not the cloud cover that you're seeing to our north and west. we can widen out a little bit. we've got a warm front up to our north, a cold front out to our west with an area of low pressure and a cold front is going to impact us come tomorrow but you've got a couple of really nice days before that happens. so, today a high of 80 degrees. looking good. by 8:00 a.m., 51 degrees with
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mostly sunny skies. by 10:00 a.m., we're at 63. by noon p-74. by 3:00 p.m., we hit our high of 80. the record high 73 so shattering that record. and by 5 o'clock, 78 degrees. still feeling great then. i want to show you future tracker6 and we're advancing this until tomorrow. so we're looking at thursday at 11:30 in the morning. we start to see some clouds begin to fill into the steam it's still a great day for most of the area but we do see some showers dipping through in the lehigh valley. this is thursday, tomorrow at 11:30. we advance this to the lunchtime hour. you can see it doesn't last that long, maybe a shower in the poconos. most of us do in the see the showers until late at night. this is thursday into friday morning where we get some showers that impact us. association you have today a dry day with a high of 80. tomorrow's mostly dry but maybe head out now and enjoy today's weather, if you can. warm and beautiful. 80 degrees for your high. another record breaker tomorrow, 80 degrees for your high. you saw how the clouds start to fill in in the afternoon. in the lehigh valley you get a shower.
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most of us get showers late thursday night into friday morning as a front comes through. when that front does come through it changes the weather for i was little bit on friday its no the quite as warm, skater but still pretty nice. saturday sunshine and clouds, temperatures drop once again to 64. and then we set our clocks forward saturday night. on sunday, we have a wave of low pressure kind of rides along a warm front so we have mostly cloudy skies and just a little unstable. a shower or two and 64. monday cloudy with some occasional rain so it's feeling pretty wet on and off monday, 61. tuesday a few showers around and 65 degrees but we what you don't see are any average temperatures which is 50, 51 degrees this time of year. >> it's fitting. >> it is. >> above average. >> i like that. thank you. >> ♪ >> 6:11. supermarket smash. a grocery store is shut down to clean up a rooftop wreck. >> free ride. hear how one couple scored a private jet and didn't pay a penny. matt. >> not a pleasant ride here and the sign tells us why, tam. accident ahead on the schuylkill expressway eastbound by girard.
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we'll talk more about the crash, the big delay it's already causing coming up in just a few minutes. >> a septa worker displays a show of goodwill and honesty when he finds an unclaimed bag filled with $15,000 in cash. that's next. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> all right. time now for the tale of two pictures. first up the good one. this is the view on sky6 into center city. lovely start to your wednesday here. 6:15, 51 degrees. your high today will be a summer-like 80. >> so, this is the second picture. >> this is the second picture. >> this is the bad one. >> this is the womp-womp. another day on the schuylkill with another accident and another huge jam already at 6:15 this morning. eastbound side of 76 is at a standstill from the roosevelt boulevard into this point at girard the exit for the zoo just up ahead just in the bend here. there's an accident with a vehicle facing the wrong way taking out the left lane. so everybody's getting over to the right to get around it as they head in towards center city. this is not doing good things to the speeds as you might imagine. 11 miles per hour right now. as we pull in the waze app, as you come eastbound, you don't want to on the schuylkill expressway. stay over on the river drives instead. no problems reported on the
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mlk or the kelly or if you want to stay on belmont avenue through fairmount park that also is clear at this point but i would not get back on 76 eastbound at girard because if you do that, there by the zoo you're going get into some of this mess. i expect some delays on the vine street expressway to form westbound because of westbound gaper delays on the schuylkill. right now it doesn't look too bad. but warning, tonight they're closing the vine in each direction like they did a few months back. that starts at 11 o'clock and it will happen tomorrow night as well. sounds like today is going to be a great day for some water main work so let's do some. willistown township they should be wrapping up the water main work along paoli pike. just getting started near newtown square along newtown road so if you're headed to aronimink golf club today watch out for that could slow you do you remember crash in norristown along area penn. one along souderton road near dublin pike has cleared. matt. >> thanks matt a man lost control of his minivan and landed on the roof of a pittsburgh supermarket. the store sits on a lot below
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some other city streets. it appears the man crashed through a chain link fence veering off the road. it impact tour part of the loose and gas was leaking from the roof into the store. shoppers were evacuated. no one was hurt. >> upper darby police have a money mist preon their hands. it started after a good samaritan turned over a sack with $15,000 in cash inside. yesterday upper darby police superintendent michael chitwood commended bob tracy. the septa employee says he was driving late last night when he spotted the bag in the middle of street road. tracy said he thought for a split second about how he could use the cash but then he immediately called the police. >> just came back from vacation so i thought wow this is going to pay off my vacation but -- [laughter] it's not my way. >> chitwood says his investigators are now trying to determine who the money belongs to and if it's legal. >> may be why they haven't heard from the person there, right. 6:17. free agent frenzy. the eagles have made more room in the nest.
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today we'll find out who else might be joining the team. karen. >> might want to put the kids in a light jacket this morning. they'll be wearing shorts and t's this afternoon. our high 80 degrees. details in your accuweather forecast straight ahead. >> hey there in today's tech bites samsung getting great reviews for its new smartphone. >> the galaxy s7 and s7 edge the smartphones to beat and the verge says the devices are on the edge of per festival of families it goes on sale this friday. >> amazon giving qvc a run for its m it launched a daily live stream show last night. >> here's how it works. if you like the products on style code live buy them by clicking a link. so convenient the slow airs live each night at 9 p.m. eastern. and here's something to make you feel old. >> oh boy this latest video from the fine brothers showing how today's teens react to windows 95. >> i feel like there's really nothing going on just internet explorer and in box and all this other stuff like the basic stuff. >> and can you believe it. the teens were also baffled by
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aol dialup internet. >> look at the size of those computers. throw back. those are your tech bites.
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malaga road has cleared but still have that downed pole in barnegat closing route nine. karen. >> now for the good news. beautiful sunshine and nice warm temperatures. by 7:00 a.m. it's 50 degrees, by 9 o'clock we're already up to 59. at noontime we're into the 70's so get outside enjoy your lunch with mostly sunny skies. just a slight breeze. by 3:00 p.m. 80 degrees for your high. that's our high today. you'll hit it at 3:00 and by 5:00 p.m. coming down from that 78. temperatures today 30 degrees above average. the record is 73. we're going to shatter that one. the record tomorrow is 76. we'll break there, too. two days in a row with a high of 80 degrees, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. new here on "action news," it's the you would mate example of extreme couponing. a couple from new york used promo codes to travel one way on a private luxury jet all for free. now it should have cost them $1,500. gilbert ott posted photos of their trip on the web site god save the point. "good morning america" breaks down how they pulled this off and how maybe you can do it too coming up right after
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"action news." a new treatment for acne uses radiofrequency to stop acne and start healing the scars at the same time. it's called fractora. it shuts down oil glands while stimulating collagen which helps to diminish existing scars. doctors say it is permanent less expensive and works on all skin colors. >> today is the first day of nfl free agency so we should learn what the eagles are getting from the titans in exchange for running back demarco murray and maybe other players. cornerback leodis mckelvin signed two year contract with the eagles yesterday. the 31-year-old mckelvin had spend his entire career with the buffalo bills. mckelvin can play safety and return punts. eagles defensive coordinator jim schwartz coached nim buffalo in 2015. >> fans are mourning the loss of a member of the famous gland katherine scott is tracking breaking news. >> reporter: a violent car crash in kensington. debris strewn all over the
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street. live with the latest on the police investigation coming up at 6:30.
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>> a california law school grad can't find a job so she is suing her law school. 37-year-old anna alberta is accusing thomas jefferson law school in san diego of misleading its students about their employment prospects. alberta graduated eight years ago. all she has to show for herself is $170,000 if student loans. attorneys for the school say alberta only has herself to
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blame. they note she actually turned down a $60,000 a year job at a law firm. >> new this morning, music producer george martin has died. now you may not know him but you certainly know his work. he was called the fifth beatle made famous for guiding those boys from liverpool to huge success. paul mccartney issued a statement this morning saying martin was like a second father to him. martin died peacefully at his home in england. he was 90 years old. >> 6:27. accuweather is skipping spring and going straight to summer. karen rogers tells us just how high the thermometer will get. >> while you were sleeping la had aians were voting. the overnight results from those gop caucuses are up next. >> ♪ i have asthma...
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behind a path destruction. >> developing overnight, over a hundred firefighters douse a raging inferno. it collared morcharred more than vehicles. >> we are expecting two days of record warmth as we take a look at the sunrise over the commodore barry bridge. >> whatever you have to do today consider doing it alfresco. good morning, it is 6:30 on this wednesday march ninth. dave murphy is off. let's get your accuweather from karen rogers. matt pelman is watching traffic. good morning. >> i'm outside and i just want to stay outside. right now it's beautiful. i just did a facebook video showing the sunrise. i love that you get to come out here and enjoy it. hopefully you get to enjoy the sun today. we'll see a lot of it. let's take a look at satellite6 and action radar showing that we've got clear conditions, just a few high clouds streaming in. certainly see the clouds up to the north, up to the west. that's not impacting us today so get out there and enjoy it. let's go neighborhood by neighborhood here. 34 in martins creek. you need the jacket there for sure. 42 in quakertown, 40 in
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pottsville. only 37 in coatesville. 38 in oxford, 42 in chester but we're at 44 in center city, a little more comfortable. 39 degrees in browns mills. 38 in glassboro but 53 in smyrna, delaware already. normally our high is 50. we're going 30 degrees above average today. by 9:00 a.m., 59. lots of sunshine. by 11:00 a.m., 71, little bit of a breeze. just a perfect day. by 1 o'clock you're well into the 70's. 76. by 3:00 p.m. we hit our high of 80. the record is 73 so we're going well past there. by 6:00 p.m. it's still in the 70's, 78 degrees. so, a gorgeous day today. we do have some changes coming late tomorrow and one area in particular that might see a shower tomorrow so i'll show that you on future tracker6 in just a minute, matt. >> all righty, i'll tell you warm feelings about the weather this morning. the traffic on the schuylkill, not such warm feelings. it's been apple' mess already be of an earlier eastbound accident by girard avenue. that crash which involved a vehicle that was facing the wrong way is now gone.
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all lanes reopened and we're starting to recover. this is the scene eastbound approaching montgomery drive. travel times still 41 minutes to get from the blue route into the vine. those numbers should be flip-flopped much it should be a 14 minute ride with no delays so still severely delayed on the schuylkill. i would still head for the river drives at this point. if you're heading for the va hospital or penn for work this morning, i'll warn you about a crash in university city along university avenue near cherry boulevard. that just cleared out so everything is reopened there. but we still have the wreck in norristown along eerie street at penn street in barnegat still have the downed pole from the earlier crash blocking route flynn at bayshore drive by the big lots. ridge way street locally or the garden state parkway are some alternates. it's coming up 42 this morning so far so good. traffic moving okay headed toward 295 and the walt whitman bridge. and the bridges overall look good but watch out for that construction on the westbound betsy ross. that could give us delays on this wednesday morning.
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matt. >> thank you, matt. let's get to our breaking news. a car went on a crash course through the city's kensington section and a man's burned body was found inside the vehicle. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live near where it happened on north second street and cecil b. moore avenue. katherine. >> reporter: matt, that's right, the car crashed and burned -- burst into flames. there was a man inside police believe but the body was so badly burned it's difficult to tell for certain if the victim is a man. but they are investigating this right now and you can see police remain on the scene here in kensington. there's debris all over the street and they're making repairs as they try to get ready to open the road back up. you can see there are still some closures in the area. police think this car was going very fast when it crashed. let's go to video from shortly before that car was towed a little before 5:30. the entire car was loaded up onto a flatbed and taken to the medical examiner's office. the body was too badly burned for police to remove it. this happened around 1:30 this
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morning at second and cecil b. moore in kensington. the driver of a 2014 infiniti was going east on cecil b. moore from third. while the driver was in the 200 block he somehow lost control, hit a small tree jumped the curb hit two street lights an traffic light and all of those things were ripped up from their bases. then the driver struck a building then another building before it came to a stop and burst in flames. one man tells us he was inside his home when he heard the car coming over the railroad tracks up the street. >> getting trod go to bed and you hear this -- it was something like that or whatever and i opened up the window i thought it was my car that was messed up, you know. so i opened it up and i was like wow, he was up already up on the wall. >> reporter: chopper 6hd is live over the scene right now. you can see all the debris in the street now. there were car parts strewn all over the place. some of them flew about a hundred feet. but in addition to that, it looks like trash but that was actually inside the car.
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police say there were hundreds of mcdonald's cups in packaging, there were hundreds of mcdonald's gift cards. there was a swipe machine so they're checking some nearby mcdonald's to see if an employee is missing a car or somehow an employee is involved with this. they did run the tag. it comes back to an address outside the city. so, the local police department there reached out to the owner. they apparently -- someone is leasing the car. they lent it to a relative but it's unclear who was behind the wheel. again, the body is burned beyond recognition so police are still trying to figure that out this morning. we're live in kensington, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> what a scene. thank you katherine. developing right now firefighters remain on the scene of a major fire in colwyn delaware county many people nearby heard several explosions at the burning building on the 500 block of ellis avenue. authorities believe the fire actually started outside burning at least 15 cars and then spread into that building. more than 100 firefighters headed to the scene and when they arrived, they said the
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ground was shaking from the blasts. a witness nearby also heard the explosions. >> huge explosion. there was a mushroom cloud. it was huge. and -- first it knocked me and my father dune. we got up and we said i hope nobody's in there so we ran in towards the fire just to make sure nobody was on the ground. >> now, chopper6 flew over the scene after sunrise just moments ago and you can see part of that building collapsed. there's just nothing left of that portion along with many singed cars in there parking lot. hazmat crews were called to the scene because of chemicals inside the building. however authorities say there's no threat to the public. the cause remains under investigation. >> fire injured two people inside a home on the main line. take a look at new video from the unit block of raynum road. dozens of firefighters and
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emt's responded to this scene. crews say the heaviest flames were located in a second floor bedroom. and there's new information about the suspect in a deadly terrifying stabbing. this case was just one of six homicides that happened in philadelphia last night. police expect to charge 55-year-old ronald stanley with homicide and aggravated assault for a terrifying random slashing spree that happened yesterday. one victim a 30-year-old man was killed at 56th and baltimore. the two other people who were stabbed are expected to survive. stanley has a long rap sheet with 31 priors. neighbors say he is known for using drugs and for strange behavior. >> it is 6:37 now and we're at the big board with results from what some were calling super tuesday parter two. donald trump and bernie sanders rode a wave of voter discontented with washington insiders once again, sanders upset hillary clinton in michigan something that was a big surprise to pollsters who were calling for an easy clinton victory. >> we believe that our
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strongest areas are yet to happen. we're going to do very, very well on the west coast and other parts of the country. >> clinton easily captured mississippi. the democratic rivals will debate in florida tonight ahead of the primary there on tuesday. now to the republican sidon trump swept michigan and mississippi. ted cruz won idaho but trump downplayed that victory. >> of the four, they're pretty much all done, okay, pretty much. they didn't do so well tonight, folks. i'm not going to say anybody didn't do well. they didn't do well. there's only one person did well tonight, donald trump. i will tell you. >> now the numbers from the gop caucus in hawaii came in about an hour ago. donald trump claimed victory there, ted cruz came in second. >> new here on "action news," an expert of camille cosby's testimony from a defamation lawsuit against her husband was released. bill cosby's wife answered questions under oath last month in that defamation lawsuit that was filed in massachusetts by seven women who have accused bill cosby of
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sexuality assault. camille testified that she never read a deposition in which her husband acknowledged that he gave sedatives to women that he was planning to have sex with. cosby's lawyers want to suspend the lawsuit against him in massachusetts while a criminal case is pending in pennsylvania. bill cosby is charged with sexually assaulting a former temple university employee. >> wonder if anyone is going turn on their air conditioning today. >> i had someone on twitter saying i don't like this warm weather 'cause it's too expensive with the air conditioner. maybe just open the window. >> yeah. >> my kids do when i'm not paying attention let's take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan around the area. we're dry. we're going have some showers tomorrow night but not really until then so enjoy this weather. let's go on outside. we have such beautiful shots right now. we're looking live at the center city skylinely we see all that blue behind us, just a couple of high thin clouds out there and the sun already starting to glinted off of the buildings there. 44 degrees right now in philadelphia. it's 55 in binghamton,
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50 degrees in pittsburgh this morning. 50 in richmond. 48 degrees in washington, d.c. and we have our always on day planner to help you out through the day. satellite6 and action radar showing a clear sky, just a couple can of high thin clouds that will be moving through. you can see the cloud cover to the north and west and as i widen out a little bit you get a better sense of that. we've got a cold front out to our west, an area of low pressure along it. a warm front up to our north and as this front comes through tomorrow, it's going to change our weather a little bit. so, we have today to enjoy kind of picture perfect conditions. 8:00 a.m. 51 degrees with lots of sunshine. by 10:00 a.m., it's 63. just a light breeze out of the southwest. by noontime it's already into the 70's, 74 with mostly sunny skies. by 3:00 p.m., we hit our high of 80. that's 30 degrees above average. the record is 73. shattering that. by 5:00 p.m., 78 degrees coming down from that high. i want to show you future tracker6 and advance this until tomorrow afternoon. so, this is thursday at 11:30 and we start to see a few showers move through to our
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northwest suburbs, suburbs, up in the lehigh valley, maybe a few clouds that are sort of filtering through with the sunshine tomorrow. the main showers hold off until thursday night and to friday as a front comes through and that front changes the weather and breaks this kind of heat pattern that we have. let's take a look at all of that for you right now with your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. today it is warm and it is beautiful. mostly sunny skies. we've got a great day ahead, a high of 80 degrees. tomorrow more record warmth. we break the high, the record high of 76. we hit 80 degrees. we'll see a few more clouds in the afternoon. maybe a shower in the lehigh valley. for most of us the showers hold off until late thursday night into friday. so, you should be able to enjoy tomorrow as well. friday we get an early morning shower, the rest of the day is dry and partly sunny. it's not as warm but still nice. 68 degrees. saturday looks pretty good. sunshine and clouds but we bring that temperature down to 64. you set the clocks forward saturday night. on sunday it's mostly cloudy, maybe a shower. this is when the front comes through and a wave of low
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pressure rides along it so you may get a little unstable here. on monday cloudy with some occasional rain and 61. tuesday a few showers and 65 degrees. so, looking at the 80's two days in a row. got to love it. >> thank you carney. it's 6:42. up next more stories you didn't see last night. the search for a gunman who injured a pastor with a surprising turn when he shows up across the can country in front of the white house. >> later another entry in the dumb criminals file a guy tries to rob a cabbie with a police car, you see it, right behind him. matt. >> our delay just starting to form here matt on 422 eastbound side from this point at oaks on into 23. but delays are already in full effect along the schuylkill expressway and i-95. we'll check those speeds for you when "action news" continues on this wednesday morning. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> 6:45. a placid scene of the delaware river. it is 51 on city avenue. we're jumping nearly 30 degrees in temperatures today, a blazing 80 degrees later. >> let's go on over to matt pelman though as beautiful as that is it hasn't always look so good on the roads this morning. >> that's true. getting so warm i got out my fabric shears and cut off the sleeves from my suit. we have seen big delays already this morning on the eastbound side of 76. traffic at this point is still heavy and you can tell that by the travel time. 33 minutes should ideally be
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14 to get from the blue route into the vine. there was an accident eastbound by girard avenue there got us off to a bad start this morning but as you can see we're starting to pick up the pace as you come east by belmont and head in towards systems westbound the delays really just forming as you head toward gladwyne as it does every single morning. delays also forming along 95 southbound direction 19 miles per hour by cottman. then 30's and 20's as you travel between the betsy ross bridge and girard. don't forget in kensington katherine told us about the mess at second and cecil b. moore. i would use american or front or berks streets as some alternates and in darby still have that huge fire location along ellis avenue near fifth there by international auto parts. so, colwyn avenue and fourth can be some alternates there. the bridge inspectors are going to be out today. so if i were you from 9:00 until 3:00, i would avoid the schuylkill eastbound between south and 28th, i'd use 95 southbound instead. and on the roosevelt boulevard southbound they'll be working if anyone until three between ninth street and the henry avenue overpass.
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that too somebod should be avoi. a crash along airy street at penn street. >> nypd is looking into whether an officer accidentally shot a partner during a drug bust in brooklyn. the detective suffered a shoulder wound as police fired at a trio of suspects who tried to take off last night. the officers shot one suspect and arrested another. one more person remains at large. >> authorities arrested the suspect wanted for the shooting of an idaho pastor last weekend. secret service agents took kyle andrew odom in custody after he was reportedly throwing suspicious objects over the white house fence. he's accused of shooting pastor tim remington six times on sunday. remington is expected to survive. officials say odom planned the attack but they still don't know of a motive. we'll be right back. >> ♪
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>> let's get a preview of "good morning america." >> i think politics will be on the menu. amy robach joins us with a look at what's coming up. good morning, amy. >> reporter: you thought correctly, tam, matt, great to be with you this morning. we're talking the race for the white house. bernie's surprising win in michigan. trump coming out on top in mississippi michigan and hawaii. we'll talk about how those results could change the race and we have donald trump and john kasich both joining us this morning. so buckle up. and then a major headline about kids' football pop warner settling its first concussion related lawsuit. one family suing the youth football league for
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$5 million. the new safety measures in place for young athletes. hulk hogan back on the stand. the former wrestler getting grilled in his lawsuit against gawker. dan abrams is going to weigh in on that court case. then a stunning solar eclipse overnight. passengers on board an alaska airlines flight got to see this up close images of the incredible spectacle for you this morning all coming up next on "good morning america." matt, tam, back to you. >> awesome video. can can't wait to see it amy. see you in a bit. >> i don't want you to be mistaken, i'm not complaining, i would never complain. >> not you. >> sun glare, sun glare is going to be a problem this morning. 30 bypass already heavy from this point at 340 into 113 as you head toward exton. elsewhere in chester county there's a new crash along 401 conestoga road at spring valley road. emergency crews are responding. and an earlier crash brought down a pole in barnegat so
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route nine still closed by the big lots. head for ridge way street to get around that mess. karen. >> we're not accepting any complaints in the weather department today. so sorry. 44 degrees right now in philadelphia. it's just in the 30's in allentown, 36 degrees and barely in the 40's in millville and trenton. so, you might want the jacket as you head out but you'll be taking it off later on as temperatures are going to be 30 degrees above average. let's check out the al man noon. our high today 80 degrees, normal we would have a high of 50. the record is 73 set back in 2000. we'll be smashing that record today and we have another record breaker tomorrow so two days of 80-degree weather. the change comes tomorrow, maybe a shower in the lehigh valley, some showers thursday night into friday. then friday we step back the temperature to 68, however that is still above the average high of 50 so feeling pretty good then. >> give me all your money, man. >> man, i don't -- >> give me everything you got now. >> all right, all right. >> i need it now. >> a would be rob interreading pulled a gun on a taxi driver but he wasn't really paying attention because otherwise he
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would have noticed there was a sheriff's deputy in the car right behind them. you can see the terrified driver as he hands over his money and his wallet. he pleads for the man not to shoot him. the deputy in the car lined him realizes something is not right herely he turns on his lights, gets out of his cruiser, pulls his gun on the suspect and forces him out of the car. the cab driver can be heard telling the deputy you're a life saver. >> ♪ katie: the u.s. has added 14 million new jobs
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since the great recession - a good start. but too many families see the special interests gaining the upper hand in washington, while paychecks don't go far enough.
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if you work hard, your paycheck should show it; you earned social security - it should be there when you retire. and you shouldn't have to go broke to afford college. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message because it's your turn.
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. here are our top stories. a man's body was found inside of a burned car that crashed into a building in city's kensington section. investigators say the car was speeding when it hit traffic lights and a corner business and then burst into flames. more than a hundred firefighters battled an inferno in colwyn. people nearby reported hearing several explosions of the buildings which is believed to be an auto shop. at least 15 cars burned before the flames spread into the building. >> it's still slow but pretty much back to normal now, just normal delays on the schuylkill expressway eastbound. our crash by girard is long gone but still delays mean double the ideal travel time, karen. >> not g let's take a look at these numbers here. this is some good news. mostly sunny skies by 8:00 a.m., 51. by 10:00, 63. by lunchtime, 74. by 3:00 p.m., 80 degrees. that's our high. record breaking day. 30 degrees above average.
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>> what were you saying today's national panic day? >> yes. >> do we want to do it. >> don't panic. >> if you want to. >> are you ready? >> okay. >> okay. we've done it. >> matt pelman dave murphy karen rogers tamala edwards i feel so much better, i'm matt o'donnell. see you later. >> ♪
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good morning, america. trump triumphs again. the gop front-runner winning big in michigan, mississippi and hawaii. now calling on the party to unite behind him. >> so, what i say to the republicans is embrace it. we will win the election easily. >> and bernie sanders stunning hillary clinton. >> this has been a fantastic night in michigan. >> a major upset defying predictions. the race tighter than ever. our team breaking it down. donald trump and john kasich both join us this morning. also right now, severe storms hit the south. flash floods and pounding hail. dozens already rescued as more severe weather and heavy rain moves in. hulk hogan takes the stand facing tough questions about his private tape. saying his famous character is

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