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is 5:00 a.m., thursday, march 10 we're following breaking news. two philadelphia police officers were injured in a hit hit-and-run crash this morning. more police are patrolling center city where a large after school melee broke out yesterday. automatic act is tracking -- accuweather is tracking warm temperatures for you today. let's go over to david murphy and matt pellman in for karen. >> reporter: it's a beautiful day, that's part of the package, we're in the warm sector of this approaching cold front. warm air in place, clouds and sun, later on in the nighttime
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hours, some showers will start to push into the poconos and perhaps down to the lehigh valley by 10:00 p.m. or 11:00 p.m. the rest of the us will see the showers pop through in the overnight hours. 60 degrees in philadelphia. 57 in allentown. 56 in wilmington. 59 in trenton. perhaps cool enough for a light jacket. winds not that strong right now. as we head outside, partly cloudy and mild, 55 degrees by 6:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m., 57 degrees. 65 degrees by 10:00 a.m. noon in the low 70s, just like yesterday we're going for a high of 80 degrees. and much of the area will hit record highs today. matt pellman we have cooler air coming in tomorrow and showers as we transition. details on future tracker 6 coming up. all right, david it was a beautiful overnight period for construction, right? the crews returned to the vine street expressway a couple of
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months after not doing the complete closures overnight. the good news is they have wrapped up now. all lanes reopened in the both directions by the vine along the schuylkill expressway, crews return tonight at 11:00 p.m. and close it down both ways. bucks county, traveling through the great northeast i-95 no problems heading toward center city. in juniata park they are cleaning up from a hit-and-run accident ga east erie by the coca-cola bottling company, stick with b or i and luzerne. we have a crash that brought down a pole pine crest country club pine crest lane. we're seeing 20 minute delays on the west trenton rail line because of signal problems. if you ride the norristown high speed line you're boarding all trains from the outbound platforms at bridge and dekalb
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street that because of signal problems on thursday morning. let's get to the breaking news story you mentioned. a driver smashed into an unmarked philadelphia patrol car putting two drivers in the hospital. the driver didn't wait around after the accident, but drove over. katherine scott is live at the scene with the details. >> reporter: matt, that's right, two police officers have minor injuries from this, now police are looking for a dark-colored vehicle with heavy front end damage who they believe rear ended the police vehicle and took off. you can see the intersection is closed off for the police investigation at g and east erie accident. investigators have been called in. it's on the walk up against the coca-cola building. it happened at 3:30 a.m., there were two officers in the unmarked police vehicle, plain clothes officers members of the
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tactical team. they were hit after a car came from behind and hit them and took off the police vehicle struck a parked car and came to a rest against the coca-cola bottling company. both officers were taken to the hospital to be treated for neck and back injuries. police will review the surveillance foot on to get a better description of the suspect's vehicle, all they know it is a darked-color vehicle that has heavy front end damage. police do not know if it was intentional or if the driver knew they were police officers. i spoke to someone in coca-cola, they came outside to look, it was his car that is damaged in all this, he is getting a ride home while the investigation is underway in juniata park. we're following a developing story, a home in the city's germantown section came
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crashing down overnight at 1:00 a.m. on 5100 block of merion street. two people escaped without injury. he caught the ceiling i was holing it up, he said, come on, let's get out. thank we out of there. the red cross is helping two adults and five children from inside a neighboring home investigators are still there on the scene trying to figure out what caused the house to come crashing down. police plan more patrols in center city philadelphia this afternoon. it will be in response at that large melee at 15th and market yesterday. a group of teens were fighting each other, and they began throwing items at officers. police arrested 6 teenagers and a adult. chaotic, chaotic everywhere. what we had this afternoon was a significant number of kids close to 100 that were wondering
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around looking for trouble. septa police add parents need to take responsibility to prevent teenage violence. a tina wheelchair is critically injured shot in west oak lane section. it was one of four shootings and one stabbing yet another violent night in the city. someone opened fire on the 18-year-old lime kiln pike. in the powellton section, one was injured. gunfire along 2800 block of huntington street was deadly. a 27-year-old man was killed. police chased down and caught two suspects a few blocks away. it's been warm these last two days, it is not uncommon for more people to be out on the highway and unfortunately and tragically we've had a large number of shootings. police are doing a good job
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investigate the shootings an making arrests and hopefully we clear them all quickly. in west kensington a 21-year-old woman was stabbed in the chest on east willard street she is in stable condition this morning. atlantic city officials plan to bring bus loads of city residents to testify against the state takeover of the city. the mayor said it would strip system citizens of their constitutional rights. it would give the state the power to cancel union contracts and sell city assets and lands. moody's released an analysis warning that atlantic city will run out of money in the next few weeks if the measures are not approved by law makers. time to talk about accuweather, i enjoyed your facebook live yesterday. i wanted do tell you how great it is. >> reporter: i was telling people although it is only
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march, sunscreen is necessary. today is sun and clouds mix, not a bad idea because we'll be drown outdoors by the temperatures. storm tracker 6 live double scan no rain in replay, it's a good looking morning, we have cloud cover around yesterday, i think it will be a clouds and sun mix overall, tranquil to start out comfortable numbers and not much wind out there, either. you can kind of tell that looking at the rock-steady carnal at penns landing and the ben franklin bridge. 60 degrees, very comfortable, a light jacket, 57 degrees in allentown. 62 in reading. 59 in trenton. 56 in wilmington, 59 in millville. we're in the low 60s at the airport in atlantic city. 53 on the peninsula of cape may. as we look at cloud cover, there are breaks here and there, obviously more clouds around today than yesterday because of an approaching front. that front is slow to arrive, though. you know it looks like the
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showers that we see in buffalo and northwest of pittsburgh won't drive down into the region until late tonight. another nice day on tap. in allentown, clouds and sun, very warm with a high of 77 degrees, a little bit breezier as the day goes on. at the shore 72, a little bit cooler next to the cool ocean water. clouds and sun, pleasant enough on the beach certainly for this time of the year. in philadelphia we're going to a record high of 80 degrees. just like yesterday, the difference more clouds mixing with sun and 10 to 20-mile an hour winds later in the day. records falling in allentown, trenton, airport at atlantic city all of them have forecast highs that are just a tad above the record highs back in 2006 another wam -- warm one when we got into the mid 70s. overnight tonight, mild, showers build in, as soon as 11:00 p.m. we could see some of this
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getting close to reading and allentown. it's in the overnight hours the light showers come through. first part of the morning rush hour is damp, we dry quickly and cooler air comes in behind the showers. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 80 today, record warmth on the way, clouds and sunny breaks, showers overnight tonight. breezy and cooler friday, 66 degrees high is 15 degrees above average for this time of the year. so we're looking good. saturday, 64 degrees, sunday, 64 more clouds and showers at night. remember we spring the clocks forward one hour when we go to sleep saturday night. monday we have rain around especially early in the day with an afternoon high of 60. 65 on tuesday with maybe a few showers around and getting warmer again on wednesday, up to 69 degrees, i could see 7 on the thermometer wednesday or thursday. torrential rains have led to three deaths in the south and
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more severe weather is in the forecast. west virginia is investigate what made several -- investigating what made several state lawmakers sick. >> reporter: 476 no overnights construction as you head toward plymouth meeting. there's work on the east/west turnpike and crash near montgomeryville. the eagles were very busy during free agency even with a new coach who is joining the team when "action news" continues.
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welcome back taking a live
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look the view from sky6 live hd the camera temple university into center city, a lovely thursday morning, if you liked yesterday you're in for another helping we have a high of 80. >> reporter: speaking of helping, i picked the wrong time to give up ice cream for lent. why did you do that? >> reporter: at least i can have water ice, so there's something for me. good morning, matt and tam, we're looking along the vine street expressway, the good news it is opened, but it did close, the closures returned last night. it will shut down again tonight, at 11:00 p.m., the vine will shut down between the schuylkill expressway and broad street. these overnight closures we have not had for two months are happening again. let's get to the bushes on this thursday, near montgomeryville a crash brought down a pole and wires, doylestown road business 202 the pine crest country club,
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if you want to use the 202 parkway instead, that's nice and clear this morning. got construction going on the pennsylvania turnpike in bucks county, eastbound by the new in neshaminy falls toll plaza, taking out the left lane. crossing the river into mercer county, don't forget 206 reopened, emergency bridge work kind of wrapped up, but if you're in a truck you can't travel along 206 between carter and elm roads. in a car you can. down the shore, overnight construction tonight will close the ramp northfield pleasantville to the garden state parkway southbound at 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. germantown they are talking about potholes in the road along cheltenham avenue and pulaski avenue. watch out for them, i know they are everywhere. more heavy rain is on the way for parts of the south which have seen deadly storms. torrential rains have dumped a
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foot of rain on louisiana, texas and arkansas. several people have died. boats and big trucks were used to evacuate residents out of their flooded homes. west virginia is investigating what in the world got several ledge -- legislators sick. they think it was raw milk. one delegate brought the drink in to celebrate and several lawmakers got sick, some are arguing it could be a coincidence and stomach bug has been going around. the eagles added several new players during the first day of free agency. they signed brandon brooks who spent the past four seasons with the texanss. they are expected to sign back
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up quarterback chase daniels and added ron brooks would signed a three year deal. the phillies held split squad action in clearwater florida. darren ruff hit two homers. the sixers lost their 13th straight game. when are we going to win again despite a 4 quarter rally. smith scored a high 24 points helping to consult the rockets lead 2 in the final four. jason terry nailed it and fell down. they lose 116-1 a 4. they host brooklyn tomorrow night. we'll be at that game. i hope it will be a win. maybe you'll turn them around. >> reporter: 5:17. we'll give you the latest on a uterus transplant.
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it has failed, but researchers say their work will go on. two people were saved in texas when their truck went off a bridge and landed on the roof. >> reporter: if you're dressing the kids jackets in the morning, shorts and ts in the afternoon for another record high. i'll have the day planner forecast next. dunkin's new grandde burrito -- a breakfast burrito packed with big southwest flavor. go grande with veggie or sausage today. america runs on dunkin'.
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emergency workers pulled a truck from a muddy bank of the trinlt river near -- trinity river near dallas, texas, a man and woman were injured but expected to survive. mud below the bridge created a sort of landing likely saving their lives. wow. >> reporter: in this case mud was a good thing. softball. >> reporter: let's go to the maps this morning, you remember how excited i was about the bridge inspections yesterday, because life is good we'll have more today this time on the westbound side of the schuylkill expressway between university and south from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. they will block a
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lane, it did give us big delays on the eastbound side yesterday. expect them westbound today if you're out and about during midday. west trenton line we started the morning with 20 minute delays because of signal problems, everything is back to normal now. the signal issues on the norristown high speed line are giving us delays you board all trains from the out bound platform. >> reporter: overall a nice day on tap, 56 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 60 by 9:00 a.m. we'll be in the low 70s by noon. we're going to a record-setting high of 80. sun and clouds mix. at the airport, all green aircraft and no sign of rain at any of the big travel test -- destinations, if you're flying, clear sailing. sometimes kidney
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transplants are not a match. nearly a third of the parts are hard to match. research says patients have long term survival if they do this. the first uterus transplant in the united states has failed. the recipient has come forward to talk about her hopes of carrying a child suffered complications. the uterus was removed on tuesday. despite the set back, the transplant study with ten women will continue. chefs at the white house will aim to impress when canada's new prime visitors tonight. we'll have have a live report from the scene of a hit-and-run crash that injured two police officers, first up, here's america's money.
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>> reporter: a new survey finds it pays to be a doctor, $180,000 a year. lawyer are the second highest paid profession 144,500. makers of beer is recalling corona because of pieces of glass. no jirps were reported. -- no injuries were reported. watch for a record number of passengers in march and april up 3%. or handle doe and fort lauderdale will see the biggest growth over 2015. that's america's money. >> reporter: have a great day.
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canada's new prime minister. justin trudeau will be the guest of honor at the state dinner. there will be a mix of american and canadian favorites. they will have halibut first course, pecan cake and by the sized treats. the white house executive chef promises a duck appetizer as well. that's a well-loved canadian dish smot -- smothered in gravy. developing overnight, police in suburban pittsburgh are looking for two gunman after a deadly attack. officials at a lehigh
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"action news" a hit-and-run crash pushes answer unmarked police car into a wall. the officers have been hurt. developing a close call for several people inside a house in germantown. the structure fell to the ground overnight. mother nature hits the read play button on the record-setting temps before we are in for cooler conditions. good morning everyone, march 10, we have david murphy and matt pellman in for karen rogers. >> reporter: i wish this could go on and on, the change today, cloud cover, clouds and sun, also there are showers to the north and west, it will be late tonight when they push into the northern and western suburbs. light winds in philadelphia, 59 in trenton. 56 in

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