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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 everyone, it's 5 o'clock on this tuesday may 3rd and here's what's happening. >> a gun battle outside of a a dollar general in berks county leaves one man dead. we have details. >> police arrest a montgomery county teacher on charges that she had an inappropriate relationship with a student. >> more wet weather will have an impact on your morning commute today. we're tracking the latest. >> got a deal. let's turn to dave murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> lots of clouds, lots of showers across the region right now. take a look as you can see a big mass of rain that's pushing up from the southwest. most of it is kind of tracking
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over toward the shore at this point but in philadelphia and some of our most commonly biggest traveled roads you are looking at rain. that will probably have a tendency to slacken off a little bit by the end of the rush hour and then this afternoon we're going to be into much lighter precipitation, just a couple of light spotty showers around. maybe some drizzle for some of you. temperatures not as bad as they were yesterday. we were in the 40's yesterday. today 57 degrees in philadelphia. 53 in allentown. 55 in trenton. still cool enough for jackets but the big combination this morning is the jacket and the umbrella or some sort of rain poncho. on the pus stop this morning you're going to need it. cloudy skies rainy conditions, 56 degrees by 6 o'clock, 56 by 8 o'clock, so just hovering in the mid-50's. and as we roll through the rest of the day it stays cool. 57 degrees by 9 o'clock, 58 by 11 o'clock. by 1 o'clock 59. again the bulk of your rain in the morning hours, less in the afternoon but a cool high today of just 60 degrees. that's all we'll see and we'll probably just be sitting on or
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about that for most of the afternoon. we are under what we call an upper level closed low for the next several days karen. that's going to keep us cloudy and somewhat unsettled but things are improving in time for the weekend now and i'll have that change coming up in the seven day. >> something to look forward to light at the end of the tunnel, dryness at the end of the tunnel in addition to the light. we have a tough morning commute. a lot of rain that's still coming through and the rain that we've already had has left so much water on the roads. this is one of the big accidents this morning, i-95 southbound right at the delaware state line we have an accident involving a tractor-trailer overturned into the woods so here's the live update. we now have the two left lanes getting by at this point so things are moving better. at one point traffic was stopped. mobile6 throw through this area where you could really see how we saw the emergency workers on the scene with this with this overturned tractor-trailer flipped over into the woods. for awhile traffic was just crawling by on i-95 southbound in lower cloy chester. thingchichester. things are slowly improving
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but we're still jammed from 452 to the delaware state line and now that we've got more lanes opened that delay is easing a little bit. let's look at this one. we've got a large tree branch kind of hanging down blocking the road on perkiomenville road at salford station road in upper frederick township. an accident on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound near fort washington has cleared. we had another one that cleared here that was route one northbound at franklin corner road but a bunch of early morning accidents with so much water on the road, tam. >> let's take a look at those roads live now karen. there's mobile6 out there on the move 76 westbound that's where it's headed and you can see the wipers are going and you can see how slick the roadways are. a lot of rain out there this morning. reiterating what karen is saying, a good morning to take a little bit of extra caution. with heavy rain and thunderstorms in the forecast, be sure to keep 6abc.com/weather close at hand. storm tracker6 live radar is the perfect way to know when and where the heaviest of the storms is going to hit. going on now, montgomery
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county woman entrusted with children is now facing charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at upper dublin high school with details on what's going on. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. rose limuli faces 12 counts charged for institutional sexual assault for an alleged relationship with a student here at the high school. the married mother apparently was in a relationship about five months with this 18-year-old student and she has been suspended by the district pending the outcome of this criminal case. 39-year-old rose limuli of lansdale taught english at upper dublin high school for three years. she's now been charged for having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student. pennsylvania law prohibits this type of relationship even if the student is an adult. >> good teacher. very surprised. she was always very helpful and like looked out for kids. so, you know, you late to see something like this. >> i am absolutely disgusted
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about it and appalled that this is happening. i feel like it's an epidemic. >> reporter: according to the criminal complaint the two began talking through snapchat phone calls and text messages late last year. police say the inappropriate touching began in the back of the classroom and starting in december, the two allegedly repeatedly engaged in sexual contact at a dog park and once at the victim's home while his mom was at work. the affidavit claims limuli showered the student with gifts like a dirt bike, sneakers, clothes and a thousand dollars. when administrators heard rumors of the relationship, they called the police. >> and it's unfortunate that at times these relationships go too far. they cross the line. >> reporter: limuli was released on $50,000 unsecured bail with a condition that she not can come in contact with that victim or any other student. we're live in upper dublin katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> katherine thank you. developing right now a
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shooting in north philadelphia left two cousins seriously wounded. the gunfire erupted near broad and somerset streets after 1:00 a.m. police say the trigger man unloaded a barrage of bullets on the 16-year-old boy and his 20-year-old female cousin. both were able to run to a random house to get help. much more in a live report at 5:30 a.m. an investigation is under way into what led to a deadly shootout outside a store in reading. it happened outside the dollar general on the 200 block of buttonwood street last night. witnesses tell police two men were arguing. bo. pulled out guns and started firing at each other. some of the bullets hit the store and shattered the doors. one of the men was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head. he later died. investigators say the other man ran from the scene but later called police and is now cooperating with authorities. police arrested the man known as philly jesus at the center city apple store. police were called to the store at 16th and walnut
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streets for the report of a disturbance. a witness posted this picture on instagram. it shows officers arresting philly jesus whose real name is michael grant when he refused to leave the store. grant is charged with defiant trespassing and disorderly conduct. he was also arrested for disorderly conduct at dillworth plaza in 2014. >> it is 5:07. jury selection continues today in the corruption trial of pennsylvania congressman chaka fattah. fattah and four others face a list of charges including racketeering and bribery. federal prosecutors say fattah took bribes and misused campaign funds and charitable grants. now testimony won't actually begin until may 16th. fattah lost his bid for a 12th term in congress last week. he was defeated by state lawmaker dwight evans in the primary. >> let's turn to accuweather. it's really rainy now but you say it's going to get better later. >> yeah, it won't be as rainy this afternoon as it is now. storm tracker6 live double scan shows you we have green across most of the region.
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if we go he in closer you can see that there are some heavy cells highlighted in reds oranges and yellows and that is a pounding rainfall that's really slowing you down and putting a lot of water on your windshield. going a little bit closer in a second but you can see how it's pushing up pretty much par local i-95 and right now right along the new jersey turnpike or at a lot of just off to the side of it and that's going to be starting to cover the turnpike before too much longer so if you are anywhere from about gibbstown through woodbury up toward cherry hill and you're planning on cutting over toward the turnpike you're likely going to find slow conditions there for at least the next half hour or so. the heavier stuff looks like it's beginning to push away from philadelphia although out to the west there is still some additional darker shades of green which is not exactly know rain and as we go out to that wider view, again, as we get past the morning rush hour, we're likely to start to get into this broken pattern that you see down in baltimore and will eventually transition into much less rain as we go later into the morning and afternoon. taking a look outside, lots of
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clouds out there. wet conditions of course. there's chester one of the spots still seeing the rain and well, it is just a wet one out there. it's going to be a little bit slow for you. now temperatures are not as bad as they were yesterday. we started out in the 40's yesterday. we're in the 50's now. 53 degrees in allentown, 54 in reading, 57 in philadelphia. nonetheless as you look at these numbers, keep in mind a jacket stale good idea and -- still a good idea and then that rain poncho or umbrella. once we get past 9, 10 o'clock we'll transition to much less rain. we'll wind up with probably just some spotty showers out there and then the rest of the afternoon right up to 6 o'clock, basically just cloudy, maybe a little spotty shower or drizzle and then later tonight another spotty shower possible. we are in a prolonged unsettled pattern and it's going to last today, tonight and the next couple of days. for today in the lehigh valley cloudy skies, damp, 58 degrees is the high there. at the shore it also looks like a cloudy day with some afternoon drizzle once we get
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finished with the somewhat rainy start, 56 degrees, cool there as well. and in philadelphia we'll get to 60 probably around 2 o'clock and just sit there for a couple of hours. a rainy start giving way to afternoon clouds and maybe some spotty drizzle. a little bit breezy, too. winds coming in offer the ocean at eight to 16 miles per hour. and then overnight cloudy skies with more spotty drizzle or an odd shower here or there, 51 the overnight low. tomorrow same story. area of low pressure passes by us along the coast an upper level cutoff low just kind of floating through the region will combine to bring us lots of clouds tomorrow, a cool high of just 62 and another possible shower tomorrow. your exclusive accuweather 7-day 60 today cloudy and damp. tomorrow 62, clouds for the most part, spotty showers and it looks like more of the same on thursday with spotty showers and clouds, 62 the high there. friday an area of low pressure brings us periods of rain at times, a high of 63. but it now looks like that whole unsettled system does clear out in time for the weekend or on saturday we wind
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up partly sunny, a high of 71. mother's day 74, we can't rule out a afternoon shower or even a rumble of thunder. overall a pretty nice weekend and monday partly sunny and nice, 74 degrees. next week's actually looking really good for the start. >> next week looking forward to it. thank you david. 5:11. still ahead surveillance video captures a frightening moment in new york. a seven-year-old girl tumbles out of a fourth floor window and gets right back up. >> and the feds search a reputed mobster's home in one of the biggest art heists in history. >> look at the rain coming down. it is pouring out here. we're looking live in port richmond. aramingo avenue and somerset street, that poor guy doesn't even have an umbrella. we're going to check i-95 where we had an overturned tractor-trailer shutting it down for awhile. the latest details with there coming up. >> a flurry of silver will you say struss ansilver andfuturistd
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. you're taking a live look here. this is chestnut street there in the middle of center city and again you can see just how rain soaked those streets are out there right now. various cameras shots showing us torrents of rain continuing to come down at this hour. >> so far karen it will be a kind of a rough one, hasn't it. >> we had a bunch of accidents. when i was driving in there was so much water on the road as people were driving by me it was majorly splashing back on your windshield and kind of hard to see. let's check on this accident
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we had and this was in lower chichester delaware county. i-95 and southbound right at the delaware state line we had an accident involving a tractor-trailer overturned into the woods. looks like we still have one emergency vehicle it's mostly off to the side. at one point it was blocking all lanes on i-95 southbound. we had a big backup. that has changed. you can see traffic is getting by the southbound delay has thinned. things looking a little better on i-95 but i think an example of what can really happen out there with these wet roads. let's take a look at some of the other problems. we had a vehicle fire happening here lower state road at squire drive in horsham. watch out for emergency workers still on the scene there. in upper frederick township we've got this large tree branch that's kind of hanging down blocking the roadway of perkiomen road at salford station road. stick to gravel pike as your alternate to avoid the problem. pottstown charlotte street remains closed near king street closed indefinitely because they're worried about the structural integrity of a church. stick to hanover street as your alternate. i want to show you storm tracker6 live double scan and we can see the heaviest of
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rain is coming right now during your early morning commute and even beyond that we'll be left with some drizzle through the morning hours. so we're looking at this, the heaviest at this point the area of yellow and read it crossed the i-95 corridor, it's now in new jersey near 295, its new jersey turnpike. that's route 70 right here, route 38, some of your heavily traveled roadways really getting the heaviest of rain right now. also in glassboro near 55 and rowan university we've got another batch that's coming through so areas where people will be headed it's really soaking out there, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. a terrifying situation in new york city a seven-year-old girl with autism is recovering after falling out of a four story window in the bronx. take a look at this. a surveillance camera captured the moment the child crashed to the pavement yesterday. seconds later you somehow see her pick herself up and stumble around. the 13-year-old neighbor heard the commotion and you see that boy guiding the child back insides. that's where his mother called police. investigators say they're having a hard time figuring out exactly what happened
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because the girl is nonverbal. >> this is new the smithsonian institution wants to preserve the cleveland gazebo where a 12-year-old tamir rice was shot and killed by police. the gazebo became a makeshift memorial after rice's death in 2014. the city is expected to begin dismantling the structure this week but cleveland officials agreed to hold off on demolition for 30 days to consider the smithsonian's request. the boy had been playing with a pellet gun. the authorities declined to charge the white rookie officer who shot tammy saying the shooting was reasonable under the circumstances. >> fbi agents searching the home of a reputed mobster in the connection with a 1990 art heist. agents were seen digging up the lawn and checking the manchester connecticut hope of robert gentile. the 79-year-old is considered a suspect in the theft of 13 works of art from boston's isabella stewart gardner museum. the art is estimated to be worth about half a billion dollars and includes works by
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rembrandt monet. >> the phillies six game winning streak is over. the phillies took a three to nothing lead in the third inning against the cardinals last night. freddie galvez drove in two runs with a bases loaded double but then starter jeremy hellickson gave up six runs seven hits and four walks. phillies lose 10 to three. aaron nola takes the found in saint louis tonight. >> cheap oil prices are causing airline prices to soar and smash records. >> the u.s. is sitting on a mountain of cheese and it's not a good thing. we'll explain why next.
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>> it's really miserable out there and i think we all know who to blame. >> matt? >> let's take a check of the roosevelt boulevard. this is the bridge over the schuylkill river approaching the schuylkill. the earlier accident we had right here is cleared but we had a bunch of early morning accidents. burlington bristol bridge the overnight construction is
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cleared so the bridge is reopened so that's some good news. mass transit new jersey transit atlantic city rail line shuttle busing between 30th and pennsauken through friday morning. they're doing repair work there, dave. >> all right, karen, on the big board, we have the rain that she's talking about and it is amelus ou a mess out ther. lots of rain 295, new jersey turnpike, pennsylvania turnpike. we're seeing drying by reading although you could still be caught with an additional shower there. dressing the kids rain gear this morning. probably don't need it this afternoon as we're down to just real spotty drizzle. cool though. in the mid-50's up through noon, drizzle in and a couple real spotty showers this afternoon with that high of 60 degrees. we'll be sitting on that for a couple hours. at the airport any major delays popping up? no. all green aircraft. there's rain in philadelphia, lane in boston and rain in new york. so perhaps some midatlantic especially northeast delays coming up later on. matt. >> got you david. thanks. the "action news" troubleshooter other case of a $15,000 medical bill mistake.
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troubleshooter nydia han has a preview of tonight's special report. >> shows, this is the first bill you received. $2,100 right. >> right, correct. >> then shot up to $16,000. >> two weeks later, yes. >> can you imagine on top of battling a brain tumor dominic finds himself battling his hospital over an unexpected bill. the "action news" troubleshooters find out why he got the surprise bill and we get real results for piso. don't miss this one and find out how you can get help. it's an "action news" troubleshooter tonight on channel6 "action news" at 11:00. >> good morning, topping america's money, the big airlines posting record profits more than 25 and a half billion dollars three times as much as the year before. >> that's largely because of the huge drop in fuel prices. the airlines also collected nearly $4 billion in baggage fees. the good news for shareholders comes as customers' complaints are soaring. >> gas prices are now at a six month high. aaa pegs its national average
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at $2.22. >> that's up eight cents from a week ago. in some areas gas prices are expect to do rise 10 cents just this week. >> and there's plenty cheese to go around these days. in fact the nation's cheese inventories are at their highest since 1984. >> the reasons u.s. production is at record pace and less cheese is being exported to europe. more than half of the excess supply is american cheese. i can help take care of that. that's america's money some have a great day. >> ♪
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>> time now for the morning buzz. we're getting going with "dancing with the stars." it was big flight on the show with the season's first twas two perfect scores and then there was the double elimination. >> kim and sasha, von and whitney. you're eliminated. >> ♪ >> kim fields really surprised. she had been doing a really good job but you know the show can be a little ran to my sometimes. now page and mark they did the jive to tina turner's proud mary. the judge gave them a perfect score and apparently "good morning america"'s ginger zee didn't like seeing her flame at the bottom of the leaderboard. she gave it all during a venines waltz. she also got all 10s from the judges. some some of the biggest celebrities walked the red
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carpet in last night's super bowl of fashion at the met gala. this year's theme manus x machina or fashion in the age of technology. as predicted you can see the stars came in just about everything looking like robots gladiators light up princesses and high haired goddesses. look at that train. about the absolutely beautifu beautiful. "gma" will break down all highs and lows of the fashion right after "action news." i think everybody put in a good faith effort. one person stood out a little bit on the red carpet for a special reason. that is actress can kerry washington. i like this sort of reddish extensions and the goth like dress. but perhaps the thing that looked the best on her is that, baby bump number two. the scandal star is expecting another baby with her husband former philadelphia eagle nnamdi asomugha. they're the parents of two-year-old daughter isabelle. we don't know if it's a girl
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or boy when is it due. we'll find out soon enough. >> congrats to her. volunteers in chester county are helping a little horse that was found abandoned and they need your help, too. the. a student is shot and killed during a burglary at a frat house near a new jersey campus. "action news" will be right back.
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maxx life in store and online. >> a stormy start across its delaware and lehigh valleys. we have accuweather and traffic to help you through the rainy commute. >> developing overnight a 16-year-old teen boy and his female cousin say they were ambushed by gunmen on a philadelphia street. we are live as the search for a suspect goes on. >> importantville u.s.a. that is how donald trump addresses indiana as he looks to finally trounce his competition for good. >> good. >> good morning out there. 5:30 on this tuesday may 3rd. let's get right into that accuweather forecast with dave murphy and karen rogers has a messy morning on the roads

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