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breaking now on "action news," intruders ransacked a house and tie up the family inside. new this morning, a pedestrian crash claims another life on one of city's most dangerous roads to cross. it happened today, 78 dad vail regatta. we have the call on accuweather and traffic detours for the two day event. speaking of accuweather let's go over to david murphy 5:30 a.m., friday, 13. it's going to be okay. we're walking under any larts or black -- ladders or black cats. >> reporter: remember the year matt set up a ladder in the studio. i'm still here. >> reporter: we have a fair amount of cloud cover building to the west and there are clouds breaking to the east, we'll see sunshine before the thicker
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clouds overtake us. there's a line of rain coming through in the afternoon. although we can't rule out a blip of precipitation in the morning hours, too. 60 degrees in philadelphia. 61 in wilmington. up to 64 in allentown. 57 in trenton. 58 in millville. not much wind, as you step outside it feels good overall. on the bus stop, mainly cloudy skies an sunny breaks. looks like we'll be dry between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. 61 degrees by 8:00 a.m. as we roll through the afternoon, 1:00 p.m., 70. 3:00 p.m., 72 that is going to be the high, 72 degrees and still holding on to the low 70s by 6:00 p.m. as we go through the afternoon in particular. there's a period where it will be unsettled with passing showers and perhaps a thunderstorm. by the way with the rain moving back into play, the pollen forecast is better, low medium range today and saturday, in the green zone on sunday. it will be a breezy and cooler
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day on sunday. i'll have all the details in the seven-day forecast, karen. what about roads this morning. >> reporter: they are still dry, we like a morning commute without any weather-related problems. maybe a touch of fog down south and in delaware. baltimore pike, southbound traffic moving just fine. we have no problems and no overnight construction. kelly drive is closed don't forget that tomorrow evening there's a for the dad vail regatta. stick to the schuylkill expressway and mlk drive. 676 new jersey, northbound atlantic avenue we have reports of a an accident, police are on the scene at this point. we're looking live near the area and traffic is moving okay, maybe just a touch slow. watch for that 676 northbound. live delaware county. i-95 southbound traffic heading toward delaware. northbound and southbound easy ride no delay just yet. matt and tam. thanks, karen. intruders barge into a philadelphia home and tied up a family and fled with cash. the break in happened on the
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14,000 block of fara day street in summer section. the intruders slid into a sliding door and bound up the residents with zip ties. nobody was hurt. we'll have more on the investigation in the next half-hour. a man was killed trying to cross the boulevard the inner lanes at c street in the olney section of the city late last night. a driver who had a greenlight struck the 22-year-old man. the impact sent the victim airborne landing 50 feet away in the outer lanes. the driver was 22 stopped at the scene and did not appear to be impaired according to authorities accident investigators are working the case. a newark, delaware man is facing multiple counts of multiple rape. he is accused of raping two
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children under the age of 12. he works at a ka5. karate studio often kirkwood highway. the attacks happened at the victims' homes. chopper 6 was overhead as firefighters doused the garage inferno. the flames could be seen for miles. an unknown man on the list of bridgegate asked a judge to block its release arguing it would unfairly brand him a criminal. two of chris christie's allies pleaded not guilty in blocking the lanes of the bridge.
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anthony senacal called obama a slur for the muslim faith. the presumive republican nominee spent yesterday on capitol hill meeting with gop lawmakers. on the democratic side, former president bill clinton will be in north jersey this morning to campaign for his wife hillary clinton. he will stop at the college of new jersey in ewing township, mercer county. bernie sanders sent out an e-mail saying that they are courting disaster if hillary clinton is elected. nation's first historically black college will celebrate
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it's 157 commencement today. graduates will gather at the villanova university and temple congrats to all. the dad vail regatta the best known intercollegiate competition against this morning. the first rowers hit the waters in two hours. katherine scott is long the schuylkill. >> reporter: this is an exciting two day event people look forward to watching this. the rowers can't wait to participate. this is a premier rowing event this is something they want to win a gold medal and want to be here every year. the starting area is further up the schuylkill. you can see the lanes it's getting lighter. we're near the officials tent they are gathering this morning, the first races get underway at 7:00 a.m. when you're out and about, kelly drive is closed. kelly will not be back open
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until 6:00 p.m. tomorrow evening. this is the nation's largest collegiate regatta with more than 100 colleges and universities from u.s. and canada taking part. the start is north of hunting park avenue the finish line is the the "columbia" avenue bridge. admission is free. you can set up along the banks. by favorite spot is the grandstand. you can see the spectators, the fans, the rowers when they are done the races or before they start. they are there cheering and the first races get started at 7:00 a.m. we spoke to an organizer and they said how excited the kids are. they eat and sleep the gold
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medal. >> reporter: hopefully christmas came early for one team, the racing starts at 7:00 a.m. we are waiting for not happily waiting but waiting for the rain to start later on today. i asked a member from the organizing committee he said when it rains there's more oxygen in the area. he said it could be good. we're live along the banks. schuylkill katherine scott channel 6 "action news." sometimes the weather can be your biggest foe or best ally. a little bit of both. >> reporter: later today a thunderstorm may chase them off the water that would be later in the afternoon toward the end of racing. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us we have a hint of rain north of harrisburg that's not an issue for us right now. as we look outside we have a fair amount of cloud cover overhead. we have breaks here and there, we we can't rule out early
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sunshine. 60 degrees, not too bad. winds are light at 6 miles per hour. a lot of neighborhoods looking at calm winds. comfortable as you step outside, light jacket is all you need. clouds stay with us and we could have a passing shower or brief downpour in the morning hours. looks like most of the rain will be in the afternoon. 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. is the best chance of thunderstorms popping through. the best news it goats -- gets over to the east if you're going to the phillies game you won't need an umbrella. temperature-wise it will be nice this afternoon, 72 around 3:00 p.m. a little bumpy with occasional showers and maybe a drenching thunderstorm in a couple of spots. high temperatures in the lehigh valley and reading. upper 60s and upper 60s in trenton. low 70s in lancaster, wilmington, philadelphia and dover. down the shore mid 60s next to
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the cool ocean water. speaking of the phillies, reds are coming to town. a beatable team, the phillies have been playing pretty well. 70 degrees for the first pitch. 66 for the 9th inning. we expect it to be dry tonight. add a layer as the game goes on. saturday we start out sunny. in the afternoon 0 e we'll be on the look out for some increasing clouds, after 3:00 p.m., we'll see showers move in the afternoon and evening. there could gusty thunderstorms mixed in as well. like tonight tomorrow clears quickly and most of the evening is dry. dover racing, 74 degrees, showers around and thunderstorms today. we'll see if we can dry the track off for 3:50 p.m. racing. showers might interrupt things tomorrow, but cooler on sunday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, afternoon rain drying this afternoon. early sun saturday, 76.
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afternoon evening and thunderstorms. wind and cool on sunday. dry and blustery. low 60s, monday and tuesday, upper 60s on wednesday, more clouds, thursday, cloudy with showers, the phillies have the day off on thursday, that's nice that's when we'll get the rain in. 5:41 p.m., a canadian tourist went in for a hug, and instead got a punch in the face. a wild ride led to a dramatic rescue. dozens had to be lifted out of the rollercoaster that got stuck in midair. >> reporter: scary. eastbound 422, easy ride from oaks to 202. we'll go to fort washington coming up. a crazy distraction at a major league baseball game. crazy.
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beautiful look aastele view of the skyline. 5:45, 60 degrees. >> reporter: time to hit the suburbs, friday 13th.
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we'll see what's going on, looking outside live in fort washington, 309 at the pennsylvania turnpike. we see a touch of fog in one or two spots. it's not a big deal. ten miles at philadelphia international. a quiet scene coming in from perkisie or montgomeryville. the boulevard, southbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway, no problems on the boulevard. we've got rather light volume. let's step into new jersey and see what's going on in mount laurel, 295 at route 38 we're dry right here, the highway looking good. the volume is not building too much just yet. it will be kicking in shortly. i want to go to the commuter traffic report. we have an accident on 55 northbound near clayton, delaware. reports of an accident in new jersey on 55 northbound. ten miles visibility at philadelphia international. 5 in trenton. 3-mile visibility in dover which is an improvement here. you can see no fog in the area,
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it's well south of the region. we had lower visibility reports earlier in dover. not as bad right now. temperatures wise, 60 degrees, heading up to the low 70s were rain this afternoon. this is new this morning, a tourist said she got no love from the man known as the free hugs guy in time square. else under arrest. jermaineteen, he demanded that the canadian tourist tip him. she did not. finally he punched her in the face. he kept insisting. at that moment he punched her in the eye. the 22-year-old victim is going back to canada with a black eye. else charged with robbery and fraudulent accosting.
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a man went from a bystander to a courageous hero. he was filming a fiery crash. when he realized somebody was trapped in the vehicle, he set down his cell phone and pulled the guy out. he was unaware that the camera was recording. the driver is expected to recovery thanks to his quick action. 62 people were stuck on a rollercoaster in tampa, florida. park officials say the ride will not reopen until they are ashower --ssured of its safety. this basketball game was the cats me io. >> reporter: poor kitty. >> reporter: we have jackets on the kids this morning. temperatures around 60 degrees, might see sun poking through at
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times. this afternoon shorts and ts, rain gear important, i'll have the day planner and let you know where the numbers are going next. someone let the cat out of
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the bag at the ballpark last night. it happened in the bottom of the 4th inning of the cardinal's angel game. umpires stopped play when the cat crossed the field into the stands. a fan picked up the furry stress passer and took it out of the ballpark. might have another octopus in detroit. new mascot. that's a lucky guy who
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picked up the cat. cats don't like to be picked up. the silk, we're dry even clear right now. looking good. approaching belmont, westbound traffic on the right-hand side, moving just fine, mass transit, everything is on time, dave. temperatures not too bad this morning. right around 60 degrees karen, the winds not a factor. we have calm winds in a couple of spots and light single digit winds elsewhere. 62 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m., 67. at some point during the morning there's a possibility of a spotty shower, but there's a better chance this afternoon. as we get into 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., there's a chance of a shower or thunderstorm. warm this afternoon, 71. the high today, 72 between 3 and 4:00 p.m. but a little bit bumpy later on. matt and tam. thank you, david. you can get the seven-day forecast live look at storm
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tracker 6 live double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. a senior senate democrat said there's a deal to advance $1.1 billion measure to battle the zika virus. it is smaller than president appear -- president's request. they were force to do tap $500 million of unspent ebola funds. zika virus is spread by mosquitoes and sexual contact. a woman who crashed her car survived 14 hours before rescue crews could come to her aid. they pinged her cell phone to locate her. she is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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6:00 a.m., friday, may 13 we're would coming on breaking news this morning. bound and robbed a philadelphia family is recovering from a home invasion. we're live on the scene. president obama is set to recommend sweeping changes to public schools? support of gender rights. the dad vail regatta starts today, rowers have to deal with wet weather on race weekend. accuweather is tracking the latest. let's go outside to david murphy with his eye to the sky, karen rogers is looking at the commute. >> reporter: good morning, everybody we're off to a comfortable start light winds temperatures around 60 degrees. satellite showing you there is a break in the clouds here and there, we might see sunshine.

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