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6:00 a.m., thursday, march # 1 here's what's happening. murder mystery, police are on the hunt for a woman who brutally beat and strangled a woman in her delaware county apartment. airport workers in philadelphia and across the country will hit the picket line in less than an hour. nova nation get a warm welcome from fans in texas, that report is moments away. let's go over to david and
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matt. >> reporter: we're starting out cooler, but not as cold as yesterday. we can see sunshine, the clouds to the west will be part of the package today, though, we're looking at an increase in clouds today, especially tonight there could sprinkles and showers you see out west of pittsburgh. 54 degrees in philadelphia. still in the 40s in trenton and allentown, but again, better than yesterday. 54 in millville. 51 in cape may. for now the winds are not that strong, a couple of spots starting to pick up in the low teens. 59 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 11:65. changes today you'll see the temperatures climb and the clouds increase and it will get windier. 3:00 a.m., we'll be up to 73. it will be blustery, but very warm. 74 degrees around 3:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. pollen count is high today, but
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tomorrow with the rain arriving it will go down. speaking of rain, we could see a gusty thunderstorm or heavy downpour. i'll show you that on future tracker 6. >> reporter: i'm sure that will be an interesting experience. for now it's dry on the schuylkill expressway and traffic is moving well close to the boulevard, westbound go the tail lights a gathering crowd. there's the exit for lincoln drive and kelly drive. if you're hopping on to lincoln drive northbound there's a broken down vehicle at rittenhouse street. you have to be swerving, something you should be aware of. it could be a dangerous situation. water main break in west philadelphia yesterday afternoon. crews are making repairs. walnut is shut down between 49th and 50th likely until 6:00 p.m. market or baltimore avenue will be better belts. on better bets for you.
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main line, we have an accident shutting down bryn mawr road. we have a crash five miles north of the lehigh valley interchange, a lane is blocked. heading toward the poconos expect slowing. commodor barry bridge we're getting word of a broken down vehicle one lane is getting by coming in from south jersey, the commodor barry bridge not your best bet on this thursday morning. a gruesome discovery in a delaware county home, police found a woman beaten and strangled to death, her body dump in a running shower. annie mccormick is live in seacane with the details on the tragic story. >> reporter: good morning, tam, the friends and co-workers who work with the victim noticed she was not at work that day, they were concerned and came to the apartment complex a manager let
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them in, they made the gruesome discovery and called police. here's video from yesterday when police were on the scene including the crime scene unit. the victim, a 36-year-old woman was discovered dead left naked in the shower with the water running before 5:00 p.m. yesterday. now, police say it appears she was beaten and strangled. preliminary -- preliminarily, it looks like there was no forced entry we'll leave it at that. when i say disarray, items were thrown around, tossed around, almost like it was some type of fight some physical altercation. it's very peaceful, when i am home in the evening we sit out all hours of the night. you never experience anything like this. >> reporter: neighbors reported they had not seen anything out of the ordinary, just when
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police arrive, they saw them out here for several hours. they say the woman, the victim called friends just the night before. so police are working on a time line and working to figure out who is responsible. reporting live in seacane, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." police in delaware released surveillance pictures of a burglary suspect he broke into first state orthopedics 100 south main street on saturday and stole several laptop computers. he may have a lymph or -- limp or favoring his left leg -- right leg. new castle county authorities took everyone out of the wilmington apartment complex where four people were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning. residents move back in over the weekend, but code enforcement
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officers deemed buildings g and f as unsafe. a transit rider saved a man's life during a desperate time of need on a septa train platform. 56-year-old calvin wilson said he was on at the vine street subway when she noticed a woman trying to stop her husband from jumping off the platform. the navy war veteran ran to help and keeping the man on the platform until the police arrived. i guess it was not his time to go, i was the angel, i flapped my wings and went over and saved him. the man was taken to the hospital for observation. flying in and out of philadelphia and some of the nation's other large airports may not be such smooth going. baggage handlers will be back on strike. the workers are subcontractors who walked off the job last
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night. they say their employees are not paying enough or providing adequate sick days. the protest will run concurrently with similar events in new york and boston and washington, d.c. a few months ago everyone was worried their 401k balances would disappear. now as we head toward april wall street is trading higher for the year. imagine that. maribel aber has more. >> reporter: stock ralliyed and stocks rose. futures indicate a lower start on wall street. americans are loosening up their purse strings, a typical housing spent 14% up from 2004. while spending rose, incomes declined. medium income fell 13%.
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that's the latest from nasdaq. she atlantic city her villanova blue on. way to go, maribel. i'll take it. storm tracker 6 live double scan we'll all take it this weekend, we're looking at dry conditions to start out thursday morning. as we look outside we have clear skies across the region, the winds starting to pick up a little bit, still not that bad. some of you holding on to single digit winds. the winds will get blustery later on. the big story this morning as you step outside is how we bounced back from yesterday morning. yesterday in the 20s and 30s, a lot of you with the winter coats on. not this morning. 50 in wilmington, cooler spots like trenton and allentown are not that bad with relatively light winds and temperatures in the upper 40s. as we look at satellite we have clearing going as we head toward
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dawn, we expect early sunshine probably need shades on on the highways and byways. we're looking out for rain, but nothing more than spotty shower tonight, the more significant rain is tomorrow. up in the lehigh valley, sun and clouds, it will get increasingly winds as the day goes on. we'll see gusts up to 30 miles per hour at times. it will be mild in the lehigh valley. high of 70 not bad, right. down the shore, the draw will be off the ocean water, the ocean temperatures running in the 40s right now. high of 62 in atlantic city. down in cape may, probably about 60. inland in philadelphia. it's going to feel nice. sun and clouds, winds again after a break in the wind yesterday. winds gusting out of the southwest 30 miles per hour. the high temperatures will be 74 degrees, we'll hit that around 4:00 p.m. it's going to feel nice. overnight tonight, it stays mild, 61 degrees is the low.
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mostly cloudy skies and showers possible. blustery, but you can't argue with the overnight low for this time of the year. it's well above average. in terms of rain, tonight at 6:00 p.m. we're probably still dry. the latest model projection has sunshine surviving as late as 6. in the overnight hours, the clouds fill in, there's a spotty piece of shower activity. tomorrow, especially in the morning, during our broadcast at 5:00 a.m. on through the day, at times you'll see prevalent showers there could be a downpour every now and then. we're concerned through the morning and at any time during the day of a pop-up thunderstorm that could produce gusty winds and there's one at 12:00 and we saw one in south jersey, the placement and the exact timing is not there. we can see at times a gusty thunderstorm not out of the question. at 6:00 we might be getting rid of all that. not a washout, but when it is
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raining you my want to take dover. 77 degrees with the scattered showers and thunderstorm activity. the seven day, beautiful today yes we'll see clouds and it will be windy, but 74 is the high. tomorrow, showers, at times a gusty thunderstorm. 77 is the high. two shots of cooler air coming in for the weekend. saturday, breezy and cooler, 62. could be rain at times especially in the morning. sunday another cool air shot comes in we're looking at gusty winds and high of 49 degrees. there's talk by the national weather service there could be a winds advisory because gusts could go up to 45 miles per hour. and we're on the cooler side next week. houston hoopla, villanova has landed. we'll have a live look at the texas sized showdown. a hit brad -- broadway show
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is getting caught up in casting controversy. >> reporter: no problems for the southbound drivers heading toward langhorne and the pennsylvania turnpike. we have problems on i-95 and talk about a problem on the main line when "action news" continues on this thursday morning. is no
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6:14, things are jamming up there, matt. >> reporter: time to make the donuts and people are heading into i-95 sobledz starting -- southbound side, starting to jam in the southbound lanes from allegheny to i girard. on the lincoln drive northbound side at rittenhouse street has cleared out of the way. no major issues building volume on the schuylkill expressway. but we have an issue in west philadelphia they are patch ago water main break from yesterday afternoon and shutting down walnut street in the process just a block between 49th and 50th. you have to go around the block, it could be a pain, stay on market or baltimore avenue as the alternates. issues on the main line there's an accident investigation going on that's shutting down bryn mawr avenue between castleton
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lane and county line road. in the car you want to stay on roberts road. katherine scott is heading to the scene there, so we should have more details before too long. new crash in tall minson township. we have a crash taking out the right lane on northeast extension causing slowing. if you're coming over the coming, there's a broken down vehicle coming into new jersey, one lane getting by. villanova wildcats are opening up in houston, they take on the oklahoma sooners on saturday. if they win they will advance to the championship game. the last time they won a title was 31 years ago. i think it's time for a a re-up.
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good morning to you guys, it's exiting stuff out here, houston is buzzing, nrg stadium, you can see the banner hanging from the stadium. there's the villanova "v." the cats arrived last night. what a welcome. military vets forming a line of the american flags for the final form team. after a short bus ride into the city, cheering fans greeting them at the hotel. coach jay wright taking moment to take everything in. calling this an incredible reception for what's been an incredible season. he said right now the team is 100% focused on the big game. i think we learned last time what you have to enjoy is the basketball part of it.
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all this is nice, but we're basketball players and there's only four teams that are left playing we happen to be one of them, that that's what we love, keep our concentration on basketball. >> reporter: later on today we'll have the first news conference and practice tomorrow, the cool thing about practices here they are free to anyone who wants to come out and watch, get this 75,000 people or more are expected to pack the city. already we've so many of them starting to arrive, hotel rooms are booked, there are tickets available what an exciting weekend this is going to be out here. for now, reporting live in houston, outside, nrg stadium. courtney fisher. we're glad so many people are coming out to see nova take the whole thing. jeff skeverski and villanova
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grad alicia vitarelli are in houston they will have live reports later today on "action news." we'll have an "action news" sports special match to a championship complete coverage from philadelphia to houston tomorrow night at 7:30. the wildcats are not the only team to watch, the flyers have a solid chance ever making it to the playoffs with 6 games to go in the season. >> reporter: they are looking good coming down to the wire. we have the kids in jackets. no winter gear today. shorts and ts after school i'll have the day planner coming up next.
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vehicle went off the road on south bryn mawr avenue into the landscaped area. it's dark out there, but you can see the car is crumpled into almost a little ball of metal there. you can see police on the scene police are trying to figure out what's going on here, we'll keep an eye on it and bring you more as we get it in. >> reporter: this accident is shutting down bryn mawr avenue between castleton avenue and county line road. that's near bryn mawr hospital. if you're trying to get to the norsetown high speed line that could be difficult. in the car, robots road is the way to go instead. let's go to the platt bridge things are looking much better this morning. sun coming up during the midday. we'll westbound construction heading toward the airport. but right now all lanes are open and traffic is moving fine. tonight is the night walnut street bridge closes for five
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months. it's going to be a mess in upper roxborough. use school house lane or lincoln drive to get around the closures. >> reporter: five months of fun there. we're better off this morning than yesterday when we were in the 20s and 30s. by 7:00 a.m., 53. 59 by 9:00 a.m. in the afternoon features several changes. the first, nice, warm air coming in. we'll see a high of 74 degrees around 4:00 p.m. spending most of the afternoon in the 70s. we'll be looking at an increase in clouds and the winds will get blustery and pick up as the day goes on. at the airport, all green aircraft. no major delays in the major travel cities. the earlier rain in chicago has died down. matt and tam. the flyers should not have any frowns when they gather for the team picture today. brayden shenn tied the game against the capitols, both nick
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cousins and gagne scored in a shootout. flyers hold the final playoff spot in the eastern conference they play ottawa on saturday.
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news," the victim of a violent attack is found dead in her shower. we're live as police try to track down the killer. tornado tore up the heartland. accuweather is watching what that line is storms may bring our way. the cats are in houston, villanova basketball team settle in before the final four showdown. good morning, 6:30, march 31. march almost in the books. karen is off, karen rogers is outside and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: we're watching a nasty crash we'll get to david in just a second, we have a vehicle in bryn mawr, a vehicle
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ran off the road, this is bryn mawr avenue completely shut down this morning between castleton lane and county line road by bryn mawr hospital. no traffic getting by, police remain out here, they are investigating. we can go to the maps. you can see the closure point hear. the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. police have been out ever since working on the crash. if you're trying to get to the septa norristown high speed line, this might be a problem for you. you might want to head to a different station. if you're in the car, roberts road. the sun is coming up, the volume building in conshohocken heading toward the curve on the schuylkill expressway. normal morning stuff. a crash buffalo wild near oaks.
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crash at sumneytown pike is clearing out. the northeast extension crash has cleared, as well. things have reopened there. one more thing not reopened, walnut for a block in west philadelphia because of a water main break. market street or baltimore avenue better bets. water coming our way from the sky in just a little bit, isn't that right, mr. david murphy. >> reporter: we're start out with satellite, we have sunshine coming up in the east. we'll have clouds roll in through the day, we'll see rain, but nothing more than a light sprinkle and shower. temperatures milder than yesterday when we start started out in the 20s and 30s. 350 in wilmington, 47 in allentown. the winds are not all that strong ranging 12 to 15 miles
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per hour. this afternoon we'll see several changes, we'll see clouds increasing, the wind will get blustery and best of all, the temperatures are going climb, high of 674 -- 74 around 4:00 p.m. pollen count is high today, but the rain will knock it down for a couple of days. i'll talk about the rain tomorrow and the possibility of gusty thunderstorms in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. concerned co-workers led delaware county police to the gruesome discovery of a body of a woman in a shower. annie mccormick is live at the apartment complex in seacane. >> reporter: the victim works nearby in chester. her co-workers noticed she was missing and had not been returning phone calls and not showing up to work. they made their way to the new
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orleans as apartment complex and that's when they made the discovery and found her body. this is video from yesterday, police were here with the crime scene unit. the victim was discovered dead in the hour with the water still running before 5:00 p.m. yesterday. friends concerned she missed work came looking for her, the manager left them in. police were immediately called. the investigation is in the early stages. once inside, discovered the body of a 36-year-old black female laying naked in the tub with the shower running on top of her. the apartment is in disarray, there was some type of struggle. she is obviously dead, we're awaiting currently for a search warrant so we can continue our search. right now preliminarily it looks
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like she was strangled and beaten. >> reporter: police say there were no signs of forced entry which leads them to believe that her killer may have been someone that she does know. some friends say they talked to her the night before, so police are working on the time line working to get to the bottom of it. if you have any information you are under to contact them. ann anne channel 6 "action news." thank you for that. this is an update into "action news," a shooting victim in wilmington, delaware has died. gunfire erupted on the 200 block of elm street. a 40-year-old man was shot. he died an hour later. a driver hit a 5-year-old in tioga nicetown.
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the incident ask still under investigation. 6:36 hooping today, republican presidential candidate john kasich will be in center city philadelphia at the union league this evening. donald trump has done an about face oned comments on abortion. trump said yesterday if it was every banned woman who get the procedure should face punishment. he said in a statement, that abortion providers should be held accountable if row v wade was overturned. hillary clinton called his comments horrific and telling. bernie sanders added shameful. they are campaignerring in new york state -- campaigning in new york state today they hold their primary april 19. let's turn to david murphy. the morning is one thing and the evening is something else. >> reporter: there could be
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sprinkles and showers, tomorrow we could have spotty thunderstorms. today starting out dry and mild. let's check out the great outdoors, they are great this morning. we have sun brightening skies to the east. everything is dry at the airport. you don't see the camera bouncing around that much because the winds are remaining fairly light. temperature 54 degrees in philadelphia. nothing like the 20s an 30s yesterday morning, right? winds picking up 14 miles per hour in philadelphia. as we roll into the afternoon and evening those winds will get blustery, but the temperatures will treat us great. 47 in rilen town. 48 -- allentown. 50 in wilmington, 54 in millville. 35 -- 51 in cape may. clouds will filter in and get thicker. eventually tonight rain in the he form of spotty showers may pop through. tomorrow we get more pronounced
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rain at times. temperature are looking good. 55 degrees by 8:00. 62 by 10:00 a.m. we're pushing closer to the 70s by lunchtime. well be in the 70s with the high of 74 hitting around 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. clouds increasing and winds picking up. you can't argue with the temperatures it's going to feel good temperature-wise. 71 in reading, 70 in lancaster. 72 in trenton. 73 in wilmington. the close closer you get to the coast the cooler it will be, cape may, 64 is the high. future tracker picking up the rain story, 6:00 p.m., still dry and peeks of sunshine. through the evening up until 11:00 p.m. spotty showers are possible. each model run differs on this this. we'll allow for something. better chance of precip comes as we head into tomorrow morning.
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5:00 a.m., you can see pronounced showers and steadier downpour, up until 12:00 there's the possibility of gusty thunderstorms at times that may be something i'm tracking tomorrow at noon. and then as we get later into the day, 6:00 there's a chance of a another line of showers and gusty thunderstorms. tomorrow it's not raining all the time, but when it is, it could be the kind of rain you want to take cover from. tomorrow's high, 77 degrees, it's going to be warm and pleasant, windy when we are not looking at the active rain. 74 today, sun an clouds, tomorrow occasional showers and gusty thunderstorm can't be ruled out high of 77. saturday, we get rain in the morning, high of 62 breezy and cooler. wave number two comes in on sunday, gusty winds and
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49 degrees. there's a windy advisory saturday into sunday. monday, afternoon rain, tuesday we could get rain or snow shower as cooler air marches back in. 6:40, severe storms are moving across the country a family is stuck inside their truck as a tornado touches down. students in berks county find their cars have disappeared it's not a class prank. >> reporter: we have a new crash schuylkill expressway past girard avenue sticking out in the right lane. we'll talk about the delays it's causing and a nasty crash on the main line when "action news" continues odds stlus morning.
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just learned an early morning crash in delaware county that left a vehicle unrecognizable was a fatal one. katherine scott is live at the scene in bryn mawr with the details, katherine? >> reporter: matt, police are on the scene investigating we do know that the victim was an adult male, but police have not released his identity yet because they have not notified family members. you can see the car here is just destroyed and there is debris everywhere on the street here. this was a one car crash he was the only occupant. the car is on the front lot of an apartment complex behind the fence in bryn mawr. the crash is under investigation, but police say the car have been traveling southbound on south bryn mawr avenue before 3:30 a.m., there
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are tire marks by the american college. somehow the car veered off the road through a fence and evaluated over the driveway and crashed on the lawn of the parents. a fellow driver saudi brie and thought -- saw the debris all over the road and thought there was a crash. this stretch of road will be closed for the next couple of hours as they piece together the accident. a violent crash in bryn mawr. one adult male is the victim of the crash. his name has not been released. tragic. thank you, katherine. now, let's go over to matt pellman who told us about that as it came into the traffic center. >> reporter: a sad morning in bryn mawr. chopper 6 hd live over the scene
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as the investigation continues. the police officers are still on the scene. all the debris is opt roads. castleleton road and county line are closed. rocialghts road is the possible alternate. this is the eastbound direction itself -- east of the zoo. police are on the scene. traffic on the schuylkill expressway eastbound is extra-heavy as you come away from the boulevard in the 20s and less heading into accident scene. west philadelphia, walnut street is shut down between 49th and 50 account because of a water main break yesterday afternoon. use market or baltimore avenue. crash in upper providence
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single-vehicle accident, slowing on eastbound 422 coming from oaks in the normal slow spots. the commodor barry bridge heading into pennsylvania this morning, westbound there's a broken down vehicle one lane is open. i would expect it to be delayed use the delaware memorial bridge instead. the majors in delaware look good so far on this thursday morning. thank you, matt. and the villanova wildcats have arrived in houston. the team got there and were met by a grand welcome last night. military veterans formed a line of american flags for the final four team. it was a bus ride for the city where fans were gathered to greet them, as well. students alumnae and fans sent the team off yesterday afternoon. hundreds will be making their way south to houston for the big game. ncaa gave 700 student tickets to the university. i took a nice loan out from my mom we'll pay it back we'll get it done. it's amazing i'm so
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excited, go cats. the wildcats take on the oklahoma sooners saturday if they win they advance to the ncaa championship. the last time we were in the big dance was 31 years ago.
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you this morning. the race for the white house, wisconsin the next state to vote. john kasich joining us live to discuss trump's latest comments. the story behind the viral photo from the egypt air hijacking. new video emerging showing the moment the passenger posed with the subject on that plane. was that a safety risk? an elementary school under scriewlt knee, three -- scrutiny three students allegedly overheard plotting to kill their classmates. steals and deals are here all next on "g.m.a." thanks, ginger. deals are not great on the schuylkill expressway, jammed packed in both directions, westbound, tail lights normal volume. extra heavy from city avenue eastbound to past girard where
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there's a crash on the shoulder. 42 northbound building volume. not as cold with temperatures in the 50s, on the big board we're dressing the kids in a light jacket on the way in. shorts and ts after school. winds picking up in the teens not that bad just yet. we'll develop blustery winds through the day. 65 degrees by 11:00. a warm afternoon. 72 by 2:00 p.m. the high 74 around 3:30 p.m. clouds increasing, blustery winds, but nice and mild tam. severe storms spawned several tornado in oklahoma are making their way east. nine people were hurt including a family of four whose partnership pick up truck was crubled by a tree -- crushed by a tree. one home was destroyed, no immediate reports of anyone missing. berks county teens are learning a hard lesson on abiding parking signs. dozens of students at boyertown
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area senior high found their cars were towed from a nearby shopping center parking lot. the signs say the spaces are reserved for customers. they had given the students ample warning back in january that they would be towed. happening today, tesla begins taking reservations for its newest cars the model 3. the action cam was outside the store in devon chester county. they plan to pay one thousand dollar refundable dispost as soon as the store opens. tesla is not releasing images until tonight they will start delivering it late next year.
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news here arc deadly crash -- a deadly crash bryn mawr avenue and castleton lane. chopper 6 is on the left showing you the debris field on the right-hand side you have the action cam showing the damage the car stained. police are trying to piece together how the deadly crash happened at 3:00 a.m. a male victim was killed, but
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his name was not released. baggage handlers are on strike this morning saying that their employer is not paying them enough or providing adequate sick days. >> reporter: bryn mawr avenue is shut down at castleton lane roberts lane would be the way to go in the car. if you're heading to the high speed station go to norristown instead. >> reporter: we're off to a milder start temperatures in the 50s in most neighborhoods. 9:00 a.m., 59. 11:00 a.m., 65. in the afternoon we'll feature increasing clouds and blustery winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. but you can see the temperatures, 73 by 3:00 p.m., 74 around 3:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. warm today. not too shabby. are you ready to say goodbye to march?
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>> reporter: i like march. april tends to be exciting. >> reporter: baseball is back. for karen rogers, matt pellman, tamala edwards, david murphy i'm matt o'donnell. "good morning america" is next.
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good morning, america. a massive storm hits the hea heartland. six tornadoes destroying homes downing power lines and closing in on a major airport as passengers face violent turbulence. >> we had some severe turbulence. an aircraft had to divert due to injuries of some personnel on board. >> flash floods and rescues in arkansas and more storms on the way. also this morning a political firestorm erupting overnight over donald trump's comments on abortion and what he says should happen to women if it were illegal. >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yeah. >> candidates on both sides of the aisle now attacking. trump backing down and john kasich right here in the studio live. first grader poison plot.

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