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good morning it is 4:30 a.m., thursday, may 12. here's what we're following on "action news," federal agents bust three doctors accused of running a south philadelphia pill mill. presumptive gop presidential nominee donald trump will meet with top republicans today to try to break the ice. let's start off and go over to david murphy he's got a look at accuweather. yesterday at the baseball game, really nice, david, i appreciated that. and karen rogers has your traffic. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, today is going to be
the pick of the week a really nice day in store. looks like we have cloud cover out there, but not a lot, we'll start out with a fair amount of sunshine and looks like overall we'll be partly sunny, maybe sunshine up north than way down south. 57 degrees in philadelphia. 57 in wilmington, a tad milder than this time yesterday. 50 degrees in allentown. 52 in trenton. 55 in cape may. heading out to the bus stop for one of the last school days of the week, looks okay, 56 degrees by 6:00 a.m. 57 degrees by 8:00 a.m., not a whole lot of wind. as we roll through the afternoon it looks nice. overall partly sunny, a more sun than clouds. 70 at 11:00 a.m. 76 degrees is the high at 3:00 p.m., partly sunny skies really nice conditions. as we look at the pollen count it's in the medium high range, drops off later tomorrow and
even saturday because we have periods of rain. i'll have that on future tracker 6. we could see thunderstorms, and especially on saturday. >> reporter: we've -- we need to be thankful for the dry commute. vine expreet press way is -- expressway is in the process of reopening by 5:00 a.m., crews return tonight at 11:00 p.m. and shut the vine for the overnight hours. kelly drive, between brewery hill drive and eakens oval, overnight paving work, one lane getting by in each direction. traffic lights not working at
easton road at horsham road because of an earlier accident. authorities say three doctors sold over $5 million worth of pills to addicts and drug dealers and planned to do more. katherine scott is outside the de-- clinic in south philadelphia. >> reporter: the clinic ran out of the south philadelphia office 2300 block south broad street. the national association for substance abuse prempleghts e -- prevention and treatment. you see dr. summers making his pitch to families of addicted
love ones. the alleged scheme involved a doctor selling prescriptions for common abused drugs in exchange for cash payment. the indictment said subscription for drugs would be sold with no medical or metal evawbltion -- evaluation as required by law. this to them was nothing but a business, an illegal business, a money making business not designed to help the neediest people in our society. >> reporter: shorts say many of the customers who came to the clinic were drug dealers or addicts who sold the medication, if convicted, the doctors could face jail time. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." new this morning, a driver crashed along kelly drive in the
city's east falls section, the car smashed into a tree and rolled over. the action cam was there as firefighters pulled a person from the wrecked vehicle from midvale avenue. firefighters freed a second person from the wreckage. the vehicle smashed into two parked cars when it hold over. investigators are working to determine what caused it. another bicyclist was struck by a vehicle that kept on going, the second such incident in philadelphia this week. this happened at 33rd and powellton avenue in university city. the 27-year-old rider was not seriously hurt. a man who new jersey state police say is a consore -- connoisseur of crustations. he was accused of stealing
shrimp. it turned out police in little egg harbor had a similar crime and suspect description. that discovered helped state police net the alleged shoplifter. he is released pending a court hearing. police caught a man stealing his ride in front of his home. it did not take brains or braun to pull it off. the vw was left in the driveway unlocked. victim hopes the surveillance will turn the wheels of justice and catch the car thief. donald trump plans to meet with leading republicans on capitol hill while hillary clinton and mitt romeny are calling for trump to release his >> reporter: the countdown to
this capitol hill date is on. we need to get know each other. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan calling his meeting with donald trump as more of a meet and greet. i don't know him, i met him once in person in 2012. >> reporter: aids say don't expect to chat about specific policy, instead a focus on the big picture. the goal is to unify the party. >> reporter: trump says he doesn't need the support from top republicans, but sang his praises during an interview up to the sit down. as he looks to make peace with members of the party, other like mitt romeny are on the attack. romney is calling on trump to release his tax returns slamming trump on facebook calling his
refusal disqualify there is only one logical explanation there's a bomb shell in them. i'm worth over ten billion dollars. >> reporter: hillary clinton attacking the bill air businessman on the issue. my husband and i released 33 years of tax returns. >> reporter: the associated press said trump may not release his tax returns until after the election, adding there's nothing to learn from them. >> reporter: today's trump ryan meeting comes as many are telling paul rienlt e -- ryan to get on board with trump as many voters are getting behind donald trump even if he if they don't want him as president. tonight marks the one year derailment of train 188. chad perdelli will bring us the
story of one passenger's road to the recovery. when did it hit you how damaged and injured you were. i've had so many doctors tell me i should not have survived my injuries. her shares the 9 hour search to find his wife after the derailment. watch chad's report on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. one of today's long longest running public job fair. the event organizers call it a job fair and steroids. it happened at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at temple university north broad street. school district of philadelphia is recruiting new teachers for the next school year. the meet and greet was held in spring garden.
strong storms have spawned tornados in the nation's heartland this week. that's not snow. we'll not have any of that around here. you guys were talking about how great it's going to be here today. >> reporter: matt said he doesn't want to hear about any rain. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are rain free. as we look outside we have partly cloudy skies over center city and expecting early sun and sticking with partial sunshine through the day. 57 degrees as you step outside, in anther too bad. winds out of the west at 5 miles per hour. the winds are not much of a factor. satellite and radar showing you there's a little bit of a cloud cover, we have a shot at a lot of sunshine and we'll transition to partly cloudy skies later on. 57 degrees by 8:00 a.m. zooming after that. 67 by 10:00 a.m. noon, 73. how do you like 76 degrees at
3:00 p.m.? that's the high, if you're exercising bring along sports drinks or something like that with you, because it's is going to be warmer than it's been for a little while. up north, 78 degrees is the high in allentown. reading, almost 80 this afternoon. 74 in lancaster and wilmington, 76 in philadelphia. 77 in trenton. as you go down closer to the shore, you get into the mid 60s i and lot coast 68 in dover and millville. tomorrow we'll have sprinkles and showers to show you, but the biggest impact of rain tomorrow will be later in the afternoon. at 1:00 p.m. we'll be on the look out of showers and thunderstorms building in from the west. somewhere between 2 and 4:00 p.m. we'll have the bulk of the rain coming through the middle of the region and thunderstorms mixed in. you want at that tokyo cover tomorrow afternoon if you hear a rumble of thunder.
it looks like this is the second straight day we had this on the model, most of the rain is gone in time for us to enjoy our friday evening. maybe a couple of lingering sprinkles and showers. saturday, 9:00 a.m., sunshine no problems, we'll get warm ahead of the next afternoon front. by 2:00 p.m. we'll be on the look out for showers and strong gusty thunderstorms coming in from the west. during the bulk of the afternoon, 4:00 p.m., we'll see that pushing through. again this is not only rain, but the potential for thunderstorms coming through. but like friday looks like by the time we get in the evening we should be okay. the afternoon periods friday and saturday would be the time periods that give us the biggest problem. dover racing, 72 degrees on friday, there will be rain in the afternoon that will interrupt festivities and activities. saturday, same story, nice and sunny in the morning, warm in the afternoon, but at some point
we'll have to hold up racing because of passing shower or thunderstorm. sunday, cooler, gusty and breezy. in philadelphia, high of 76 degrees. tomorrow, cloudy and rainy especially in the afternoon programs a thunderstorm mixed in, high of 672. saturday we'll go up to 76 degrees ahead of the problems in the afternoon where we get a few showers where there are showers and perhaps a gusty thunderstorm. breezy and cooler on sunday, high of 59 in philadelphia. the way things are looking now. 68 -- 63 monday. 68 tuesday. and you can get weather at 6abc.com/weather. today looks nice. happening today. a new play during the final moments of the trayvon market will open in philadelphia.
playwright says the play is meant to ask the audience how the country moves ahead to the death es of young black men are not in vein. the ballot of trayvon martin debuts tonight. board members in rowan county see carrying pepper spray to help against attackers. the school board will meet on may 23. a new york construction worker has won the lottery not once, but twice. 48-year-old scored his second million dollar scratch off lottery prize in four years. the first one came at a
looking living at philadelphia international, not looking bad out there. let's check the roads for you. we just had this ramp reopened here, from the schuylkill eastbound, as penndot looks at the sky and the roads. crews return tonight when they shut the ramps down and shut the vine down. we have an accident on the boulevard northbound at red rye lone, there are -- red lion there are swrirs on the scene. two different construction zones blocked the right lane on the northeast extension
southbound near quakertown. police are pacing traffic at times. northeast northbound past lansdale we have construction blocking the right lane, as well. matt. a team that is aiming to change the future of transportation had its kitty hawk moment just like the wright brothers. it went down the track floating by magnetic levitation. they hope to build a hyper loop that can transport passengers from l.a. to san francisco in 30 minutes. fewer americans are considered to be in the middle class, a new report from the pew research center finds the wealth gap is widening and having big impacts on large metropolitan areas places like philadelphia
where less than half the population is in the middle class. macy stocks dropped by 15% yesterday. it was the worst quarterly sales since the recession, things will not get better anytime soon, the news hit macy's stocks dropped on the news. the dow sank 217 points. a little bit of good news this morning. futures seem to be pointing to a higher open. google is proposing a new set of emojis depicting women in healthcare, science and education, 1 will show we know e men in the same role, google did this to promote equality so when they are looking for things things that might represent them. david bowie. modern love. new this morning, doctors
the building is expected to be finished by the end of year. the 6abc advisory board celebrated asian heritage with a dance troupe performance. the event was part of asian-american heritage month. nydia han, news director tom davis and gm bernie prazenica were there to take part in the celebration. they honored asian-american veterans and handed out awards to the vets. >> a couple spread their moornlg of in-- message of infertility with others.
good morning, everyone, it is 5:00 a.m., thursday, may 12. here's what's happening. a car hit and killed a pedestrian on a montgomery county root overnight. we have the details. amtrak derailment mystery surrounds what went wrong while the city of philadelphia perhaps to remember the victims. a brand new report that breaks down how much states are spending on preschoolers. the different amounts in the area may surprise you. it's a great day, the best we've seen in seven or 8