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good morning it is 5:00 a.m., thursday, march 24 i'm tamala edwards along with erin o'hern, matt o'donnell is off. we're working on new and several developing stories. new information into the deadly terror attacks in bluffs we're learning about the suicide bomber and the suspect still on the run. ted cruz's wife is at the center of the latest donald trump feud. just when you think you found the bottom. i don't think we'll ever
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find the bottom. >> reporter: first up let's get you over to david murphy and talk a lovely day. matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: we have clear skies and clouds are filtering in we'll expect a mix of clouds and sun. tam is right it's going to be a mild one as we go through the afternoon. 50 degrees in philadelphia. still cool in a allentown. 42 the 44 in reading, 47 in trenton. 45 in wilmington, 50 in millville. close to 50 in cape may, new jersey. heading into the driveway to catch the bus today. looks like mid 40s between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., cool, partly cloudy and breezy. rolling through the day, it's mild, 47 by 7:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., 51. noon, 55. we have a tendency to zoom up to 70 and high of 72 around 4:00 p.m. one thing about this, the farther north an east you go from philadelphia, the cooler it will be probably mid 60s like trenton and allentown. a back door front is coming down
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from new england and it hold the temperatures down again. cloud cover mixing with sun overall. matt pellman what do things look like on the roads and the rails this morning. >> reporter: we started off strong but we're going downhill with big problems already on this thursday, one in nook, -- newark, delaware. it's involving two trucks. this is 896, college avenue, the southbound lanes are blocked you can see with a lot of the emergency crews on the scene by route 40 that busy intersection all blocked off for drivers heading southbound on 896. you can see the debris that's scattered about the roadway. use glasgow avenue by the arbys. we have a crash at church road. looking good on the pennsylvania turnpike, no extra construction
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but there's extra work on 422 in the westbound lanes by 23, left lane still out of the commission, but they should be clearing out soon on this thursday this morning. developing right now, several people were hurt in a spate of violence that began yesterday anding and -- yesterday evening and lasted into the wee hours of the morning. katherine scott is live with the details. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, there was four separate shootings and one stabbing in philadelphia since yesterday afternoon. three incidents happened overnight and this morning police continue to investigate. homicide detectives were on the scene in kensington overnight. a man was shot multiple times in his chest and torso and died at the hospital. it happened at 1:45 a.m. on north front street near indiana. the suspect was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and fled on
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foot. 1 shots were fired. in juniata park police had a different case on their hands. they were investigating after a woman was stabbed multiple times on 4700 block of whitiker avenue at 1:30. she was taken to the hospital in critical condition. police know who they are looking for. just before 1:00 a.m. in germantown, a man was shot four times at chew and locust. officers rushed him to the hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his chest stomach and back. police were looking for a four door blue hyundai that fled south on chew without its headlights on. the shell casings were ten to 15 feet where the victim was laying, which is an indication the shooter fired from close proximity. >> reporter: police are reviewing surveillance footage, and they did find some footage that will help in the investigations.
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katherine scott channel 6 "action news." philadelphia police are investigating a double murder in the city's frankford section. police say two 30-year-old men were found shot multiple times at a home on 1600 block of pratt street. they were rushed to temple university hospital where they died. a number of gunnels were at the scene, but it's not clear if they were related to the killings. nobody has been arrested. 5:05, the manhunt intensified this morning for the fugitive terrorists in brussels. european justice ministers will hold a meeting in brussels today. there's evidence that the same islamic state cell that carried out the attacks in paris and brussels. belgium authorities believe four people were involved in the bombings of the airport and subway that killed 31 people. they have identified three suicide bombers including a suspected bombmaker for the paris attacks in november, the
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4th suspect was filmed by surveillance cameras and believed to be alive our coverage of the terror attacks continue in belgium at, there you will find the latest updates as they come in, we posted the photos and videos from the aftermath as well as reaction from world leaders. two pennsylvania state police are facing charges after they made a heroin deal in the mail room. they were buying and selling the drugs to other employees who were involved in the drug scheme. of the mail processing facility is located on the ground of the former harrisburg state hospital not in the capitol complex. new this morning, a franklin marshall call is surging in pennsylvania. donald trump is 33%. john kasich is up 30% that's up
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3% from january. ted cruz 20%. on the democratic side, hillary clinton leads sanders 53% to 28%. another war of words between the two republican candidates, this time it involves their wives. an antitrump super pac posted this picture of milan inia trum. bernie sanders spoke at an evening rally who trailers hillary clinton admitted the -- who trails hillary admitted the election isen uphill battle. -- is an up hill battle. hillary clinton targeted trump
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saying he would make the world a less safe place. let's turn to david murphy. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry. heading outside we have a nice morning for you, still a little bit cool, temperatures in the 40s and spots in the 50s and tranquil conditions with winds currently calm in philadelphia. 50 degrees is the current temperature and the dewpoint at 38 degrees well below the temperature. winds out of the east/northeast at 3 miles per hour. ocean temperature, 46 degrees. here's the numbers across the region, cooler in allentown, 42. 44 in reading, 47 in trenton. 50 in millville and 49 degrees in cape may. just a little bit of a breeze coming up from the south. satellite has shown you how we have more cloud cover overnight, we'll manage a mix of clouds and sun. 47 degrees by 8:00. 51 by 10:00 a.m.
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we'll see a surge of warm air up into philadelphia during the later afternoon hours and by 3:00 p.m. we'll touch 70 and see the high of 72 around 4 or 4:30 p.m. high temperatures across the region, though, are not even. we're mild in reading and philadelphia, places like trenton and allentown and toms river stop in the mid 60s and that's because there will be a back door front coming down out of new england that will probably hold the warmer air down toward philadelphia to keep you guys cooler north and east also down the shore with the flow off the cool ocean you'll be cooling there, as well. future tracker 6 will show you we'll develop morning showers and into the commute we are expecting showers rolling through, no thunder with this, spotty showers, quarter inch of
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rain overall. there's a chance this stuff lingerses into the early afternoon hours, nonetheless it's warm tomorrow, 70, morning showers and brighter as the day goes on. behind the front we're looking at the arrival of the cooler air for the weekend. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high is 72 degrees still very warm out there with a mix of clouds and sun, tomorrow morning showers maybe a little bit left over in the afternoon. good friday has a chance of drying out later on in the day. returning sunshine into play. another high around 70 degrees. it's cooler on saturday, 62 degrees, a nice day, easter is looking good, partly sunny and nice, high of 65 degrees, monday, that's when we expect the return of showers to the forecast, won't be raining all day, but at times it will be damp and there could be a thunderstorm mixed in, as well. now we'll dry out on tuesday and wednesday, however, we'll climb back into the 60s around the middle of next week.
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are 5:10. coming up, raging inferno, wildfire in oklahoma has spread into kansas. we'll have the latest. a texas woman is outrage after her home is mistaken demolished. >> reporter: i-95 we have the northbound left lane back construction crews have cleared from both directions, we're workingen on 422 there's an accident in newark, delaware, we'll give you the details after the break. what was it that al pacino said in the scent of the woman? , president obama said he would give him a run for the money in south america, details in the morning buzz.
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welcome back taking a view over the commodor barry bridge, it is 5:14, 53 degrees, getting your thursday going a lot to looked forward to, temperatures in the 70s, it's going to feel like summer. >> reporter: there's so many reasons to be happy, this is not one. as we look at the suburban traffic report we have a bad crash involving two tractor-trailers. there's one there's the other. a lot of emergency crews are on the scene a lot of debris is scattered all over the roadways.
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get out the brooms and sweep everything up 869. route 40, pulaski highway. use glasgow avenue or stay on 72 which has a couple of names including sunset lake road including purgatory swamp road. doesn't that sound like fun. no. >> reporter: there's a crash at new second street and church road. i would like to warn you of construction projects in the work. monday, bucks county you're losing county line road in warrington township, for two weeks, they are working on a branch of neshaminy creek. the bridge over iron works creek will be the scene of construction around there. meanwhile, construction going on on 422 westbound side left lane blocked at 23. no delays to speak of just yet.
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they will be out of there before too long. pothole madson ford road in west conshohocken. penndot says when you come in contact with a pothole call 1-800-stick road. fire -- stick road. a fire broke out in wood corner oklahoma. wind speeds and dry conditions are complicating fire fighting efforts no injuries were reported in either state. a texas woman had her home demolished by mistake after a recent storm. she owns one half of a complex in the dallas suburb. the house sustained serious damage from a tornado the day after christmas, but it was
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structurally sound until this past tuesday. she said the company's owner was not helpful. i didn't believe he was telling me this, i was hoping for an apology, i'm sorry my company did this, instead he is telling me how the insurance is going to handle it. and telling me it's going to be a nasty fight. diaz said she hopes the company will help her, otherwise she'll be talking to attorneys. villanova wildcats are in kentucky ready for the their sweet 16 matchup with the my ram me hurricanes tonight. the cats have been reminding us, the sweet 16 is not the mull mate goal. first you get to the sweet 16 that was it. we want to win the whole tournament. is this the final four
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team. if we can play our game, i think we can get there. tonight answer game tips off at 7:10. jeff skeverski is in louisville to cover the wildcats look for his live reports later today on 6abc. 5:18. new york auto show is unveiling the industry's newest idea. a strange animal hopping around the city hall in the country's heartland.
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a first for police in iowa, they spotted a kangaroo hopping around city hall. he escaped his home where he was kept as a pet. he was finally cornered and trapped in a nearby alley. according to iowa code it actually is legal to have a pet kangaroo because it is not considered a dangerous wild animal. there's a children book in this. roo's day out. >> reporter: interesting stuff
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in iowa. that's for sure. let's head outside to the falls bridge all lit up, but it remains closed for the construction, scheduled to end next friday. for the morning commute, the falls bridge will be shut down. it will be open next friday, that's good news, but that's when the walnut lane bridge closed until september. heads up on that one. starting friday head to the lincoln drive or schoolhouse lane as alternates. we're expecting an opening at the burlington bristol bridge coming up. >> reporter: 9:00 a.m., we'll be in the upper 40s, noon, 5. after that we'll see a surge of mild air coming up from the south. 70 at 3:00 p.m. high of 72 degrees, we'll probably hit that right in there around 4 or 4:30 p.m.
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if your north and east of trenton annie mccormick allentown. and allentown, you're in the 60s. we have a fair amount of cloud cover in most of our travel destinations, but no rain. >> reporter: new on "action news," a new study finds orderly drivers ability to -- older drivers ability to function behind the wheel who have a risk of falling are less safe on the roads. >> reporter: new york auto show in high gear. toyota introduced prius prime that can run on battery power. >> reporter: it was this concept version of the lincoln suv with the gull wing doors and stairs that descend. employees make
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99.9% of what men earn. minorities are paid slightly more than whites. >> reporter: madonna is the highest grossing solo act of all time, $1.3 billion. bruce springsteen in second place. >> reporter: that's quite an honor. >> reporter: a lot of material for the girl. easter is sunday!
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were out on the red carpet outside the pearl theater, ice cube was in town, for a special screening of barber shot is another sequel to the original barber shop movie this makes me feel old, it came out ten years. the move opens widely in theaters april 15. tinder wants to match you up with a presidential candidate. it's launched a swipe the vote feature. it asks those who are undecided what they think about same-sex marriage and legalizing marijuana and the death penalty and more, it will tell users
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which candidates match up with their views and there's a link on the app to register to vote. ♪ and the president is a bold man, he got on the dance floor in argentina, taking on a tricky dance, he at first said no and relented. he hit the dance floor. he showed off his skills at the palace made famous in the movie evita. maybe he'll be willing to think about "dancing with the stars." he looks good, but i would give him a ten if nothing else for courage. he was great, but the lighting looked like a cheap soap. a virginia teenager is in trouble with the law after students at a they were allowed to get stoned in class. a violent attack on a
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juvenile sparks outrage on social media. we'll have that and moo when "action news" comes right back. ♪
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disturbing viral video has infuriated a south jersey community and caught the attention of police. the brussels-paris connections we're learning about the bombers in belgium as terror continues. a warm day is store for the delaware valley looking live over penns landing, when the sun comes up we'll all be happy people. accuweather has more. good morning, thursday, afternoon 24, matt and karen are off this morning, erin o'hern is here, david murphy has weather and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: happy people we have cloud cover in from the west, we'll be dry in the overnight hours


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