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now organ "action -- now on "n news," a difficult day for students in delaware after losing a classmate killed in school. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast is looking out for thunderstorms later today. the musician who rewrote the rule book on rock and funk, prince is dead at 57 years old. good morning, everybody, i'm matt o'donnell along with tamala edwards. david murphy has weather and matt pellman is here in for
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karen. >> reporter: we'll have sun mixing with clouds this morning and it will get thicker in the afternoon even look out for afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorm in spots. not problems commuting this morning. it's dry and mild. 62 degrees as you step outside in philadelphia currently. low 60s in millville. 60 on the nose in wilmington and in one of more typically cooler spots in allentown we're at 65. on the backup we'll call it cloudy and mild, 60 degrees by 6:00 a.m. 64 by 8:00 a.m. as we roll through the afternoon, wow it will feel like july or late june than april. 67 degrees by 9:00 a.m. we shoot into the 70s as soon as 10 or 11:00 a.m. 80 degrees at 3:00 p.m., high of 81 at 4:00 p.m. not only is it warm, it will feel muggy we go through the
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day. keep in mind once we get into the afternoon there's a chance of a pop-up shower and thunderstorm. i'll track those on future tracker 6. of course, we'll give you an improving call for the weekend, that's ahead. >> reporter: thanks for the dry morning commute i appreciate that for sure. we have complications on the northeast extension southbound side approaching the lansdale interchange there was a truck fire. fire crews are on the scene. they have the right lane blocked by the harleysville pike overpass. expect slowing coming down from quakertown stay on 309 southbound and deal with the traffic lights instead of the southbound side of 476 this morning. this was 676 it was closed overnight it's closed no longer. traffic is moving well between the schuylkill expressway and i-95 both of which are fine this morning. in nicetown we're watching an accident investigation hunting
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park avenue at germantown avenue. there's a fire location in camden, haddon avenue near division. a fire at a home in camden had had people jumping out of wools. this is a viewer video sent in showing the flames haddon avenue in camden, it happened at 4:30 the flames were raging. as we told you at least two people had to jump out of windows to safety. 6 people have been injured. let's take a live look at the action cam. the fire was placed under control 30 minutes ago. what a scene it was as you saw in the viewer video. again, 6 people have been injured, maybe from jumping out of the second story. we're trying to get details on that, fire crews after the fire was placed under control or before then had to go in and make sure everyone else had gotten out of the structure.
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a house fire injured 6 people in camden with the action cam is live. counselors will be on hand at a high school in wilmington helping students make sense of the unimaginable, a classmate killed in a bathroom. hundreds came together in a vigil 0 to remember amy joyner. investigator say the sophomore died after she got into a fight with another girl inside the bathroom. paramedics worked on her as they rushed her to the due upon the hospital for children -- dupont hospital for children where she later died. . i never thought she would be the kill to get killed like that. antibullying things that schools put on, they don't want to listen to them. it takes something tragic like this to happen to make them open their eyes. two students were questioned, but no charges have been filed.
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happening today a mercer county community will remember dr. stephen mayor who was struck and killed tuesday morning by a 178-year-old driver who was a student at the local high school. a public memorial service will be held at princeton alliance church. mourners can watch the service at several locations including robinsville high school. new this morning, a car landslided on its side and suv went off the road during a collision in philadelphia's tioga nicetown section. we learned that a pedestrian standing near a parked car was hit. it happened on germantown avenue and 16th street after midnight. crews pulled two victims from the car. they are in serious, but stable condition. a former teacher's aid and coach at a main line high school has been arrested on sex related charges. 26-year-old christine towers of phoenixville is accused of having a sexual relationship
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with a 167-year-old male student at conostoga high school in berywn. towers started working at the high school in 2014. the high school was rokdz by a haze -- rocked by hazing scandal last month. investigators are investigating two cases of strangers trying to lure children into a vehicle in the city's mayfair section. a 1-year-old boy said two men invited him into a silver vehicle on wednesday. back on april 14, a person in a black minivan approached a 9-year-old girl on the 2900 block of saint vincent street. police do not know if the incidents are connect the. it is presidential candidates are going to an early start this morning. bernie sanders will hold a bye invitation only breakfast in philadelphia. donald trump will be in delaware for a rally on the state fair grounds this afternoon and
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allentown will be the final leg of ted cruz was a day long stop in pee. flyers attended public memorandum arm for team other than ed snyder yesterday. game five of the stanley cup playoffs is in washington. the flyers have momentum on their side along with the capital's history of blowing it in the post season. they blew a 3-1 lead in the second rounds series to the rangers last year. that's good to have in the back of your mind. it gives you hope. >> reporter: it does, they win again, it's a totally different series. sure. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan we have no precipitation this morning. as we look outside there's a fair amount of cloud cover over the airport. we'll get sunny breaks in the morning and afternoon before things cloud up a bit more. of course we'll be on the look out for showers and thunderstorms in a couple of spots. comfortable this morning, 62 degrees in philadelphia. at the airport, winds out south
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at 7 miles per hour. not all that strong starting to build in from the south we're in the teens down the shore. you see the clouds every now and then you see a break here or there. it will be clouds and sunny breaks this morning and eventually later this afternoon, some of the rain will work east and we'll see spotty showers. future tracker 6 and the latest model run is not selling the rain all that much. by 3:30, 4:00 p.m. there's showers popping up here or there. as we get into the evening, a few more showers and by 10:00 a line of showers or thunderstorms popping in. if you happen to see a thunderstorm today you want to take cover from that, but looks like the best chance will be later this evening. by 6:00 a.m. saturday we're in the process of drying out. saturday itself should be fine. if you do happen to be one of the unlucky few who takes part in the one of the storms. take cover. there's a chance of strong gusty
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wince and pocket or two of small hail. most of you don't like see the storm, if you do get indoors and ride it out on the lower floors. 6:00 a.m., 70 degrees, noon, 7. it will be warm and muggy. 80 degrees by 3:00 p.m. high of 81. changes for the weekend. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 81 degrees, afternoon showers and thunderstorms in a couple of spots through the evening. passover arrives at sundown and breezy and brighter on saturday partly sunny skies, looks good for the union game at 4:00 p.m., at talen nrg stadium. sunday, 69 degrees, mostly sunny and pleasant. monday, 79 decreases, tuesday, 78. wednesday we get cooler. 70 degrees on wednesday and
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thursday. talen nrg stadium is 6abc game. myself and other co-workers will be down there to say high. tell the sons of ben i said hello. each and every one of them. 5:40. coming up on "action news," the fbi admits to shelling out a lot of cash to opening up the san bernadino's iphone. we'll take you to the place known as paisley park the place where prince died yesterday, the place that has become the epicenter of the celebration of his life. >> reporter: don your purple today. hope you're enjoying the smoother ride after the paving work. there's paving going on the kelly drive and we'll go to the northeast extension on "action news" this friday morning.
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at a fire scene in camden, new jersey. 5:43 otsd -- on this friday. firefighters are going through and making sure nothing else is aflame right now. 6 people were injured and two of them had to jump out of windows as the flames were raging. we have viewer video when the fire broke out that's on "action
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news." let's go over to matt pellman to tell us what it's like if you're commuting. >> reporter: that's happening on haddon avenue near division street. stick to mount ephraim avenue. coming out of the burbs northeast extension, southbound side approaching lansdale there was a truck fire half-hour ago. at this point a lane is blocked, a lane is getting by, speeds in the 30s. if you want to avoid the slow down on the southbound northeast extension 309 southbound is the way to go. how about a little bit of goose for goose -- good news for you. in perkiomen township they are scheduled to reopen the graterford bridge. two years later, the bridge is reopening. there's a catch. the catch is, that north of there in skippack township 73 skippack pike bridge is scheduled to close on monday until december. when that happens on monday,
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park avenue to the north or plank road to the south will be the alternate. emergency construction they found problems where they found stone masonry bridge saint matthew's road. elsewhere in chester county are you enjoying the third lane near route 100 at ship road. traffic is moving fine. the delaware memorial bridge, three lanes available this morning, it was two yesterday, 3 today we're moving in the right direction we don't expect delays to be as bad as a result. tributes to prince is springing up across the country. a dance party in minneapolis has been going all night long. they are dancing and singing and crying all over the world as people mourn the singer dead at the age of 57. marcy gonzalez is live outside his studio which they
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call paisley park. >> reporter: people have been coming by leaving flowers and purple balloons waiting to find out what caused his death abbey reflecting on -- and reflecting on that unrivaled talent he shared with the world. thousands of fans celebrating through through the night and mourning the sudden loss of a music icon. the 57-year-old died yesterday morning reportedly found unresponsive in an elevator at his paisley park estate in suburban minneapolis. his spokesperson said he was battling the flu forcing his plane to make an emergency landing so he could be rushed to the hospital. pop star prince rushed to the hospital. >> reporter: a day later he was home in minneapolis did i givina
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surprise performance. he said when you hear news give it a a couple of days before you waste any prayers. >> reporter: today the prayers and tributes are pouring in. the he eclectic music and larger than life performances. provocative ascertain poignant poignant -- and poignant. today the sound tracks to profound sadness. it does feel like a personal loss to fans of all ages. an autopsy is scheduled later today although, we are told it could take a few days to get the preliminary results. live in minneapolis, minnesota. 6abc.com has complete coverage of principal's death. you can see photos and
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with us on social media. fbi said it cost $1 million to break into the iphone of the san bernadino shooter. the justice department went to the outsider when apple wouldn't do it. they would not reveal the hacker's process, they said they got into the phone, it's not clear if they found helpful info for further investigation. a little boy was thrown into the air by a powerful dust devil in china. cameras captured the dust devil. one child was captured into the vortex shooting ten feet into the air. a dog's micro chip helped
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traffic is brought to a squealing halt in kentucky yesterday. a tractor-trailer carrying 146 pigs tipped over on the highway. many pigs had to be euthanized. the haul was worth $6,000. >> reporter: we don't -- $60,000. we don't want anybody going hog wild on the highways today. the ramp going to the zoo is temporarily closed. exit back to montgomery instead. this weekend starting at 7:00 p.m. in lower makefield
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bucks county, stoney hill road will shut down for septa railroad crossing work. septa's west trenton regional trail line will be shuttle busing and be on a special weekend schedule on the media media/elwyn and doylestown lansdale line. >> reporter: we have flyers gear on the kids with the big game coming tonight. a light jacket works because we're mild with temperatures close to 60 degrees. shorts and ts this afternoon. winds not all that strong. if you have an early workout it's not a bad time to get it done. it will be warm and humid later in the day. 60 diaz by 6:00 a.m. 64 by 10:00 a.m. 80 my 4:00 p.m. after 3:00 p.m., and on we have the chance of showers, a couple of you might pick up a spotty thunderstorm. all that should be over in time for the dry weekend. two dog stories for the
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price of one coming up. you can find the seven-day forecast at 6abc.com/weather. here we go, police in missouri got creative in their search for a loss toddler's parents. the two-year-old girl wandered away wednesday afternoon with the family dog by her side. they scandz the dog's -- scanned the dog's micro chip that led to the child's house, she was gone for 30 minutes. the parents thought she was taking ago nap. the texas family is elated to have the stolen poet poodle back home -- pet poodle back home, but not happy about the state in which she was returned. the neighbor found the dog after the dog napping. steady's owner think the thieves were trying to disguise the pet because they knew the family was looking fore. uber is facing fines in pennsylvania.
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that was recommended by a pair of judges last year. jewish holiday of passover starts at sundown. many families will sit down to a seder dinner to remind observers to the holiday's significance. injuries are reported on the scene of a house fire that had people jumping to their safety in south jersey. prince is dominating the the air waves and downloads in response to his sudden death. more on that when "action news" comes right back. good morning, it is
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6:00 a.m., friday, april 22. we're following breaking news. fierce flames moved from
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one house to the next in camden. 6 people are hurt, some had to jump from windows. students return to a delaware school where a fight in a bathroom may have led to a teenage's death. gunfire erupts in wilmington and police say one of their own pulled the trigger. let's go outside to david murphy and matt pellman is in for karen rogers taking a look at the morning commute. >> reporter: good morning, everybody we're off to a dry and mild start. fair amount of cloud cover around, but we'll see sunny breaks. you look to the west, you get the idea. we see showers to the west and overall we're looking at cloudy skies and spotty showers moving in. 63 degrees in philadelphia. feeling comfortable. winds light across the region. 62 in millville. 62 in wilmington. the mid 50s in allentown and trenton and reading even in these spots not bad. as

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