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good morning everyone, it is 4:30, thursday, may 5. we're following several developing stories this morning, a full-scale manhunt is underway for an escaped intimate near the new jersey shore. a woman was burned in a house fire overnight. donald trump stands alone in the republican race and now the search is up for his running mate. weather and traffic is up. good morning to you both. >> reporter: good morning, it's cool, not much rain around, most of the rain to the west around the cutoff low that's going to
be migrating to the south over the next couple of days. temperatures are chilly, 50 degrees, might dip into the 40s over the next hour or so. in the upper 40s in trenton and allentown and millville. jackets required don't need the rain gear. 47 degrees by 6:00 a.m. 48 degrees by 8:00 a.m. and the numbers don't climb that far, 1:00 we'll be struggling to get into the low 50s, 54 by 3:00 p.m. the 56 around 5 and 6:00 p.m. more rain on the way tomorrow, in fact it could be a wet morning commute and maybe somewhat damp for the afternoon commute. i'll details on that and the weekend call. >> reporter: we have a morning commute where it's not raining. that's the best news, right? we have construction i-95, delaware county. i-95 approaching the blue route we see the construction zone
blocking the two lanes and the off ramp you'll see slowing heading toward the airport. expect it to clear in the next half-hour. kelly drive we have this going on between hunting park and fairmont avenue they are doing resurfacing. you'll see the restrictions. stick to mlk drive. northeast extension southbound, construction blocking two lanes this morning. i want to show you the construction here, route 23 at 422 this also expected to clear at 5:00 a.m. looks like they are backing up now and maybe trying to get in the process of clearing that. penndots has the cones and traffic is slow there. armed officers and k-9 crews and police helicopters are trying to hunt down an escaped inmate in new jersey. arthur buckle broke out of the
ancora unit of the bay side prison on tuesday, he was spotted in ocean county yesterday. authorities say he may have been driving a stolen vehicle. buckle has a lengthy criminal record including aggravated assault and manslaughter. officials have this message for the fugitive. surrender immediately. you're going to be apprehended either way. our police department did not stop as long as is their is any thought you're in bank -- barnegot. the schools were on lockdown yesterday the district will be open today with a heavy police presence. we'll have a live report later on "action news." a 67-year-old woman was burned in the house fire in the city's germantown section. annie mccormick is live on the scene on north 17th with the
details. good morning, annie. >> reporter: let's get to the details of the fire, the 67-year-old woman suffered second degree burns to her face and neck. firefighters responded to the 6200 block after midnight. crews got the fire under control in just ten minutes. the fire was located on the second floor inside a middle bedroom. at this hour there's no cause. back out here live we're told the fire marshal will be out to investigate. the 67-year-old woman suffered smoke inhalation and expected to be okay. reporting live in germantown, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. new this morning, a police officer in delaware county had a close call, the driver of an suv tried to make a turn and clipped the back of a trainer police cruiser it happened at post road and main street.
the cruiser ended up on the sidewalk, the officer was not hurt. new on "action news" a teacher at pottsgrove high school in montgomery county has been arrested for having a sexual relationship with a student. he had sex with an 18-year-old student last may. he tried to meet up with the child again but she declined. burden has been on paid leave since january. the school district is taking steps to have him fired. philadelphia police have identified the driver of a minivan shot and killed by philadelphia police officers. officials say 52-year-old richard poretti refused to stop when the officer felt threatened the officer opened fire. commissioner ross said it's early in the investigation and more fact finding needs to be
done. there were as many 16 candidates for the republican nomination, donald trump has knocked down all of them, including his final rival and tasked with unite the sprinterred party. he is considering -- sprinterred party. he is considering running mates and getting ready for a battle with hillary clinton. >> reporter: the republican field has been cleared, donald trump stands alone focused on the general election. i would like to see a high leveling policy oriented campaign. trump's last opponent is out. as i spend my campaign today i have renewed faith, deeper faith that the lord will show me the way forward. >> reporter: could that way forward include the vice presidency? the hunt for a running mate is on, trump said he would consider kasich and rubio. he is turning to chris christie
and ben carson to help him find his mate. someone with legislative experience. while republicans have their nominee, former president george bush said he will not be endorsing him. at 91 years old he said he is out of politics, but bush 43 spokesperson said that former president has no plans to endorse trump either. we're going to try to raise over a billion dollars. >> reporter: which will allow him to pay back the personal money he lent the campaign during the primary. i think he is a loose cannon and they tend to misfire. >> reporter: clinton's battle against bernie sanders continues, though during his last campaign appearance he did not mention clinton by name at all. back to you matt and tam.
happening today, a 23-year-old temple student athlete who was critically injured in a hit-and-run will graduate. rachel hall was struck by a car, the 18-year-old who hit her fled the scene. doctors gave her a 20% chance of survival. her mother walked in her place to receive the dmoam in criminal criminal -- diploma. i'm glad to be back with my friends to graduate again it's good to be. today she'll take part in the honors program. tomorrow is the graduation ceremony for the entire university. congratulations to her, you can imagine what is a mother's heart. 4:38. still to come on "action news,"
officers in montgomery county figure out what caused a crash of seven vehicles. we have a look at recent flooding in texas. >> reporter: jackets on the kids today, i'm not going overboard with rain gear. there's a little drizzles' all you'll see today. rain tomorrow, friday, the weekend call all ahead. a firefighter released
personal video of himself and his fell first responders attempting to save people in texas. he used the top of a cooler to rescue a woman caught in the fast moving waters in palestine. it was in the same neighborhoods where the deep waters claimed the lives of a 64-year-old woman and her four grandchildren. we've dealing with rain around here, but other areas of
the country it's been way worse. we're not looking at rain much, but the cloudy and cool pattern continues. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you a different picture than the other mornings where there was rain across the region. as we look outside, we have low-lying clouds and clear conditions. there's talen energy stadium. and then we have the approach to the commodor barry bridge in the distance. you can see how gray and cloudy it is and cool. philadelphia, 50, the wind out of the east/northeast at 8 miles per hour. like the last exrfdz -- couple of days, we have strong winds and it adds to the uncomfortable feeling. after 2 or 3:00 p.m., there's a chance of spotty showers pop up. most of the day if you see
precipitation it's likely going to be drizzle. a spotty shower can't be ruled out. it's going on to be cool beneath the clouds, maybe the coolest day of the week. 49 degrees by 10:00. noon 50. this afternoon, 54 degrees by 3:00 p.m. probably don't get our high of 56 until 5:00 p.m., cloudy and cool and damage all the way today. high temperatures not much of a range. 55 is the high in allentown. 54 in cape may. the high number i have on the map is 56. everybody from north to south feeling the same discomfort. we have an omega block in place. last week was a high pressure center, this week it's low pressure system. the reason it's called omega block is because you can see the greek letter omega wrapping
around the low. 1:30 a.m., while you're sleeping things start to moisten up a little. tomorrow morning's rush hour, 8:00 a.m., it's wet and steadier rain comes in off the ocean. midday and early afternoon looks like a band of heavier steadier rain could be coming through and you could pick up an inch out of this. in the afternoon we transition back to drier conditions, cloudy skies around 6:00 p.m. and more of the same tomorrow night. today, cloudy and cool, drizzle, spotty shower possible, 56. tomorrow, cloudy and much more rain around, as you just saw especially in the morning and the afternoon. 58 degrees is the high, even at night it will be damp in case you have plans to be out on the town. saturday there will be a shower in the morning. 68 degrees the high. 670 on mother's day, damp start
and dry finish. the i -- i wouldn't cawnt on -- count or not morning being wet, and the afternoon total dry. keep an eye on the forecast next week. monday, partly sunny, and 72. tuesday, mostly cloudy, and 74. wednesday, partly sunny and warm, 78 degrees. check out the weather information including radar at 6abc.com/weather. i would like to remind you especially tomorrow having the storm tracker 6 live app on your smart phone is really the key. put the trash cans out now. >> reporter: right. three people were injured in a seven vehicle crash in white marsh township montgomery
county. the action cam was on on ridge pike yesterday evening while police investigate the wreckage. police are trying to figure out what caused the crash. pennsylvania police agencies have a backlog of one tested rape kits. 13 in philadelphia. numbers are smaller in other parts of the country. the kits involved were in police hands and not receive the necessary dna and criminal analysis in criminal cases. bill cosby is asking the pennsylvania supreme court to intervene in his case. a lower appeals court upheld, the sexual assault charges against the comedian last week. this chopper is hover over
a cliff. on the edge you see the rescue team uses the orange safety rope, it catches the blade, but the pilot regained control of the helicopter and that good effort avoided a crash landing and they managed to save all seven of the rescuers. what a pilot. incredible pilot. still to come on "action news," a new trauma center in philadelphia honors a surgeon who gave his life serving our country. we'll tell you why a company is recalling their sun flower kernals more when "action news" comes right back.
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welcome back everybody, guess what, it's not raining, but it's cool and cloudy and dreary. we've got accidents out there, this is the vine street expressway past the schuylkill. we're watching live. we have fire trucks and ambulance on the scene. you can see this vehicle faces sideways. we have emergency workers, fluid spill, as well. a mess on the vine street expressway, past the schuylkill watching live as we saw the emergency workers coming to the scene. fire and ambulance on the scene. ramp to the schuylkill expressway eastbound to the vine
we have the problem with the accident blocking that at that moment. as we look at delaware county, we have a problem on i-95. it's knew and causing an issue as we switch the camera scene, this is the traffic backup on i-95. southbound we have an accident that's blocking all lanes up ahead. northbound construction blocks the two lanes and the off-ramp again. the construction should be cleared at 5:00 a.m., i-95 southbound an accident ahead blocking all lanes. so we have slowing traffic in both directions, i-95 in delaware county near 320. use route 13 or 291 or route 1. messy on the roads even though the rain is not coming down. penn pretty bad medical center dedicated it's new trauma to the one of its surgeon who gave his life for our county.
paul pryor was killed by enemy fire on christmas day that was his second tour of duty. he left behind a wife and three children. he was 42 years old. a mainstay at many malls across the mark has run into trouble, it lost money for 13 consecutive quarters. they plan to close 15 # 4 stores. they hope to emerge from bankruptcy in 6 months. there's a listeria concern affecting sun flower kernels. it can be ladies and gentlemen of the dangerous for pregnant women and children. the dow fell by 100 points, stock futures point to gains at the opening bell.
investigator say the officers were trying to stop two men from assaulting a student. the attackers turned on the officer. monday's attack in northeast philadelphia was caught on video. one officer suffered a broken jaw. the other was punched in the face and pushed to the ground. a south jersey family that was searching for their missing dog is searching no longer. someone brought bella to church. someone spotted bella wandering around the busy black horse pike and returned bella when the owners were identified in an "action news" story. a father skyped with his daughter at the pennsylvania school of the deaf. she didn't know he wasn't overseas, he was just in the next room. you don't have to understand
shore is on high alert because of a prison escape has a man on the lam. more than # hundred millions dollars was up for imrabs in -- grabs in the powerl drawing we'll tell you if anybody picked the winning numbers. go first thing, david and karen, it's not raining. >> reporter: no kidding, it's the first day we don't have active showers. today's rain is out to the west of us. it's possible that a shower may pop through. 50 degrees in philadelphia. get ready for the jacket on the way out in the door. upper 40s in allentown and trenton an lancaster and millville. i could see you sliding into the upper 40s in philadelphia and wilmington before too much longer. 47 and 48 temperature range between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.