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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. over high shoulder it's getting
up over the horizon and starting to mix with the clouds. there's rain to the west that will be an issue for us today. 60 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia. same thing in wilmington, still 6 approximate in allentown and -- 63 in allentown and reading. with the light winds a light jacket will do you. 1:00 p.m., 70 degrees, 3:00 p.m., that's the high, 72. there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. most of the action will be during the afternoon and should be over in time for the evening plans tonight including the phillies or dinner and a movie. pollen front, we're in the low medium range because of the showers and another round tomorrow. in the low zone for a change on sunday. there's a change in the weather pattern that day, too. the weekend call is coming up. look out for the spotty showers, i'll track them on future tracker 6 in a couple of minutes. what are the roads looking like later on.
>> reporter: we're looking at the roads, we're dry 422 approaching oaks, eastbound traffic no big problem. i talked to police, there's an accident on 422 eastbound near armond hammer boulevard. we have fire department activity main street a building fire we have crews on the scene right now. stick to airy street to avoid the crews in norristown on main street. live on the ben franklin bridge we have a touch of fog in the southern areas, you can get a hint of the low clouds. the ben franklin bridge looking fine, we're dry, and no problems here. if you're heading toward the walt whitman bridge we have an accident 676 northbound near the walt whitman bridge we have police on the scene with that one. we'll start with breaking news here, a terrible night for family of three, masked crook
forced their way into a family home and tied up the residents leaving the family bound and robbed. annie mccormick has more from the scene. >> reporter: detectives left the scene a short time ago, luckily nobody was injured, but it was a terrifying ordeal for the family. they say three masked men barged into the home one was armed and tied the family up. take a look at the video. this happened around 1:00 a.m. in the somerton section of the city. the intruders broke e through a sliding glass door and tied up the couple in their 60s and their 37-year-old son. the intruders fled and left the family of three tied up. police say one man was armed. the family returned an hour ago
and told "action news" off camera at least one intruder pointed a gun at them, after demanding the money, the intruders said out loud they think they got the wrong home. all three family members were sleeping when they they were awoken by the three perpetrators. one was seen with a gun in his hand. all three had masks covering their faces. all three were wearing gloves. they began ordering family members to tell them where the money is. >> reporter: and we are told they were not able to find the money they were looking for, but they took off with cash from the son's wallet. this is considered a very safe block because there's a number of police officers who live in the block. they say they have not had anything like this happen to their knowledge. reporting live in the somerton section of the city, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." a gunman fired a barrage of bullets in camden overnight
leaving two people wounded. it happened at 6th and bailey street. a woman is in critical condition. the bullet hit a second victim a man in the hand. the action cam was there as police roped off the scene. new, a driver crashed into a retaining wall in north philadelphia. the action cam was along this scene 8900 block of boulevard after midnight. the driver lost control and hit the utility pole that sent the car flying into the wall. the city inspectors arrived to check the integrity of the wall. no word on what caused the crash. four wilmington police officers will not be charged in the shooting death of a man in a wheelchair. cell phone video captured the incident last september as officers shot 28-year-old jeremy mcdoll. there was no probable cause to charge the officers, but the doj
released a scathing 31 page report highlighting deficiencies in the police department. that report found the conduct by very corporal was quote extraordinarily poor police work that endangeredded the public and the officers. he is the officer who fired on mcdoll. you're saying the officers was wrong, but you're not pressing any charges on them. mcdoll's family is moving forward with a civil case. president obama says public schools should allow transgendered students to use bathrooms of their choice. the white house will be sending the directive to all public schools today. they must allow students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity. it will not be a federal law, but the directive will warn schools they could face lawsuits or loss of federal aid. this comes days after north carolina and the federal government sued each other over
the restriction of bathroom use in public buildings. a popular chain restaurant tried to get rid of tipping, but now they are bringing it back. maribel aber is live in time square with more on why. good morning, maribel. good morning, tam, people want to say, the tip returns to joe's crab shack. they tested no tip policy since august. they said the experiment is over. people would rather what to tip rather than pay high prices for food. energy prices lifted stock after another round of weak retail earnings. a good report might lift markets mood here, futures are pointing to a lower open. too freeze or not to freeze that is the question mcdonald's is asking itself. they are testing fresh hamburger patties to see if it can help to
compete with changes like wendys and in and out and shake shack. keep it fresh and fries hot. i do not like cold fries. no. >> reporter: no. fries second time around don't work. you heat he them up in the microwave they are mushy. fresh fries, absolutely. we have no rain out there, sunshine breaking through the clouds every now and then, the clouds are coming in from the west and getting thickerring as we roll through the morning. enjoy the peeks of sunshine if you got them, because they will not be there for long. 60 degrees, comfortable, winds are very light, light jacket works. 63 in allentown and reading. 63 in trenton. upper 50s in millville and dover. there's a chance of a spotty
shower popping through at times. noon to 1:00 p.m., we'll see more of this around, and later in the afternoon especially up to 4:00 p.m. there's a chance of drenching downpour producing showers arena maybe thunderstorms out there, the good news about this, it does look like it gets out of here in time for us to go out and enjoy basically dry evening. there's early sprinkles around that are dry for you to have fun tonight. mainly cloudy in the lehigh valley, rain is possible. but done in time for the evening. 69 degrees the high there. at the shore, 65 degrees, cloudy afternoon rain and spotty storm popping up here and there down the shore. in philadelphia, 72 is the high, lots of clouds overall after morning peeks of sunshine. during the afternoon as you just saw there's potential for rain at times and thocial later in the afternoon -- thunderstorm later in the afternoon and drying out quickly. we expect to be dry in time for the phillies taking on the reds.
reds have a losing record and the phillies over 500, we're hoping for good stuffer at the ballpark -- good stuff at the ballpark. tonight it a good idea to slow throw on the phillies jacket. saturday, 8:00 a.m., no problem with the early little league games. in the afternoon, the clouds start to thicken a little bit. later in the afternoon, 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. we'll see showers roll in from the west. we could see thunderstorms a couple of them could be gusty in spots as they go through. at night, like tonight we expect to have drying and you'll get your evening events in. dover race, we hope the track
will dry, we'll see. saturday, showers in the afternoon. sunday, no problem for racing, 6 # degrees, dry and blustery. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 72 is the high, clouds building in and in the afternoon showers or thunderstorm. dry for the evening. tomorrow, early sun afternoon and early evening storms drying out at night, 76 degrees is the high there. sunday we're dry, wind and cooler in philadelphia, a high of 60. i'm heading to the phillies and i'll bring that blanket this they gave me. i am kind of a wimp with the cold. 60 degrees on sunday, 63 on monday, tuesday, and 60s on wednesday and 70 on thursday and shower around on thursday. you see my feet are in the shade. good at a bull fight. would be carjackers hit the
brakes when the brave victim fights back. school snack, an unlawful prank. >> reporter: we had an accident i-95 near cottman, traffic has just cleared moving southbound toward center city. we'll take you to doylestown coming up. sports league is changing the rules to protect the players that's next on "action news." welcome back taking live
look there, the view over the ben. we can see a little bit of sun, but cloud cover out there, but that will be an issue as the day goes on. 6:15, 60 degrees. what's going on, karen? >> reporter: not too much, it's friday the 13th you would think we would have a terrible morning commute, not happening. the roads are dry so far. doylestown road at county line road a quiet scene. we have a problem with fire department activity 422 eastbound the on-ramp from arma armand hammer boulevard.
here's the fire department activity main street between bar bados street. stick to airy street. 676 near the walt whitman bridge toward the bridge we have an accident with police on the scene. looking at the visibility report not too big of a problem, low clouds in trenton and toms river. looking good, 60 degrees, we'll take that after a nice day yesterday and high of 76. today we have rain coming our way this afternoon. the evening commute will be the issue. 72 degrees for the high matt. hezbollah top military commander has been killed in syria. he died in an explosion in damascus. his death is a major blow to the military -- militant group. he battled the rebel forces that
were trying to remove assad from power. surveillance video shows a woman getting into her vehicle, the woman begs the men to leave them alone, a struggle ensueses ensueses -- ensues, but she continues to fight. the men gave you mean and ran away stealing her cell phone. snap crackle dish detergent. two pittsburgh area students added dawn and scab. dish detergent with cause distress. the baked goods were supposed to be served at a 6th grade orientation, when the tainted treats were discovered, no baked goods were served. they were spended and charged with disorderly conduct. excess baggage a glitch
grounds thousands of recipes of luggage at an airport in the southwest. david. >> reporter: take a look we have light jacket on the kids with the temperatures around 60 degrees. this afternoon, low 70s, shorts and ts, but umbrellas unfortunately a good thing to stuch into the book -- to stuff into the book bag on the on theo school. >> reporter: facebook insists it is not anticonservative. it is responding to that's trending topics favors liberal brass. pan panorama pictures usen pan around the photos or you can view the photos in the virtual reality head sets. l.g. will release it's new rugged video camera.
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to the phillies game tomorrow night, i'm going to the girl scouts. what's your seat. >> reporter: i'll be cleaning the field. i'm not telling you. 295 northbound at the black horse. traffic is moving okay. you're doing all right on 295. you're seeing the volume build, it's going to get worse than it is right now. mass transit looking good, dave we're dry, but not staying that way. >> reporter: right now, 60 degrees, probably staying on
or about 60 by 7:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m., 62. the clouds come in a little thicker and through the morning and in the afternoon you'll see spotty on and off showers later in the day a thunderstorm can't be ruled out. 72 is the high, mild, off and on rain good news it will dry out in time for the evening plans tonight. at the airport, no major delays, the sun is out and no rain in our big travel destinations. pop warner football is eliminating kickoff in the name of children safety. the ban affects three youngest divisions from 5 to 10. it's to reduce injuries keeping youngsters from running full speed into each other. the phillies open a home series against cincinnati. phillies finished their ten game road trip on a high note last
night. cameron ruf hit a home run. they finished the trip at 5-5. up next, a major airport is promising a problem-free day after a lot of problems yesterday. katherine scott is about to stick her toes in the water at the dad vail regatta. katherine. >> reporter: i'm not so sure about that, i'm happy to be cheering from the side. the races are getting underway. there's boats on the water and warming up right now. live from the dad vail regatta at 6:30.
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pedestrian crash claims another life on one of the city's most dangerous roads to cross. happening today, the 78th dad vail regatta. we have the call from accuweather and traffic detours for the two day event. speaking of accuweather let's head outside to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic on this friday the 13th. >> reporter: a lot more clouds this year than last year look at the video. the clouds are filling in quickly and there's rain out to the west that will be an issue mainly in the afternoon hours. 60 degrees in philadelphia. comfortable as you step outside. the wind are light. up in allentown 63 degrees. not a bad way to begin the day. by 11:00 a.m. we'll be up to 67. the high today is 72 at 3:00 p.m. through the day and centered in the afternoon there will be on and off showers moving through and later this afternoon perhaps a thunderstorm or two.
it does look like the rain is over, though, in time for you to go out and have fun this evening. pollen forecast in the low to medium range thanks to shots of rain. on on the cool day we're going into the green it's been a while since the problem has been a problem. a little break for the allergy sufferers. karen, what are the roads looking like? >> reporter: the traffic is boring me. we're looking good, schuylkill expressway eastbound at belmont no major delays on the schuylkill expressway. roads are dry through the region. we have an accident on 422 eastbound the on-ramp armand hammer boulevard. fire department activity in norristown continues to cause restrictions on main street. they have a building fire they are dealing with at markley.
stick to airy street to get around that. the ben franklin bridge we see low clouds, rain has not started just yet. so westbound traffic coming into the city is in good shape. let's begin with breaking news, intruders barge into a philadelphia family's home and ties them up and flees with cash. "action news" reporter, annie mccormick is live where this happened in the somerton section this morning. annie? >> reporter: matt, luckily, nobody was hurt, but this was a terrifying ordeal for the family. three masked men barged into their home one had a gun and tied the family up. take a look at the video. it happened at 1:00 a.m. in the somerton section of the city in the 14,000 block of faraday. the intruders broke through a sliding glass door into the home and tied up the couple in their offs and 37-year-old son.
-- 60s and 37-year-old son. the family returned earlier this morning and spoke to us off camera and said one intruder pointed a gun at them, after demanding money, the intruder said out loud they think they got the wrong home. back out here live, the intruders kept saying where is the money. the family said we don't have any. the intruders left with taking cash from the son's wallet. we are told this is a very safe lot. there are several police officers that live on the block. residents we talked to moments ago said they are shocked that anything like this happened here in this section of the city. reporting live in somerton, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. a man was killed trying to cross the roosevelt boulevard. it happened at c street and olney section of the city late last night. a driver who had a greenlight struck the 22-year-old man and the impact sent the victim landing 50 feet away in the outer lanes. the driver who was 22 stopped at
the scene and was not impaired according to authorities. accident investigators are working the case. a newark, delaware man is i facing multiple accounts of child rape. he is accused of raping and abusing two children under the age of 12. he works at a karate studio. the alleged attacks happened at the victim's homes. this is new video of a raging garage fire in delaware county. flames poured from the building on the 400 block of south springfield road in clifton heights. chopper 6 was overhead as firefighters doused the inferno. no injuries were reported. a list of people involved in the bridgegate scandal could be released by noon. an anonymous man on the list asked the judge to block its
release arguing it would unfairly brand him a criminal. two of chris christie's allies pleaded not guilty. christy denied having any role and will not be charged. donald trump's former butler said the military should hang president obama for treason. he described him as a slur for the member of the muslim faith. trump's campaign said they totally and completely disavow the statements that were made. the presumptive nominee was on capitol hill meeting with gop lawmakers. on the democratic side bill clinton will be in new jersey to campaign for his wife hillary. rival bernie sanders is responding to an e-mail he sent to supporters talks about the party courting disaster if they nominate the former secretary of
state. he has clarified that clinton could defeat trump, but argues he would be the stronger candidate. dad vail regatta north america's largest and best known collegiate rowing competition begins in 30 minutes. our katherine scott is our coxen of sorts and joins us along the schuylkill. >> reporter: i would like to be a coxin, but i think i might outweigh them we'll see 3,000 athletes competing over the next two days, there's the fans, friends and family and there are people on the schuylkill this morning warming up ahead of the races which begin soon. the banks of the schuylkill will be buzzing over the neck few days, as you head out, keep in mind as this is going on, kelly
drive is closed. this is the largest collegiate regatta in north america with 100 colleges and universities from the u.s. and canada taking part. the start line is north of hunting park avenue and the finish is above the columbia avenue bridge. admission is free, you can set up along the banks. probably the best spot to watch is the grandstand where the finish line is. you get the rowers when they are not on the water, spectators and families are there cheering for everybody. this regatta is something they work all year for. the entire season is preparation for this regatta. we don't do anything differently per se, we keep an eye we're 100 days from the dad vail regatta. this is a jewel in the crown of philadelphia. philadelphia and boathouse row this is a mecca of rowing and in
terms of what it does for philadelphia, terrific economic impact. and back here live, the athletes are warming up on the water, the officials are gathering nearby us, as well. we're seeing them get ready to go because the races start at 7:00 a.m. inside a half-hour, it's going to be are a great day today and tomorrow, we might see rain, but the rowers say they will push right through it. it's going fob a great time had by all. they throw the coxin in the water, why not everybody get in because we'll all be wet. >> reporter: it will be wet at times this afternoon. my only concern with the sculling is the thunderstorms. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we are dry to start out. sky6 live hd shows evidence of early sun, but the clouds are getting rather thick and over the next couple of hours, any breaks in the clouds will close
on up. 60 degrees feeling comfortable as you head outside this morning, a light jacket does you just fine. winds east/southeast at 3 miles per hour. they are calm in spots. not a lot wind to deal with. future tracker 6 showing you between now and noon there might be a sweep of precipitation here or there. the model want to put something in the situation as soon as noon. the more significant rain is 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. we can get heavier showers and thunderstorms mixing in. from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. that's the center of the action today. the good news this gets toward the east quickly, by 7:00 p.m. when you're heading to the phillies or going out to dinner or a movie you should be dry in most neighborhoods. temperatures will be on the mild side. 69 degrees by noon. 72 that's the high at 3:00 p.m. probably still sitting on that at 4:00 p.m. there's the chance of shower activity and maybe a late thunderstorm, but at least it's going to be on the mild side.
high temperatures up north, 69 degrees in allentown and reading, 6 in trenton. low 70s in philadelphia. and 60s down the shore in dover and cape may. phillies play the reds they have a losing record. bring an extra layer to throw on as the day goes on. nice night for baseball. saturday it starts out sunny. if you're heading out to little league or something like that in the morning, you should be okay. into the early afternoon probably okay. later in the day, 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., we're looking at the possibility of showers pushing in and eventually a thunderstorm can't be ruled out, excuse me, pollen is down today, but i've have more trouble with that this week. we're looking at 8:00 most of the action off the coast, saturday night like tonight will have a dry evening. race weekend in dover,
74 degrees on friday, that's today. showers and thunderstorms possible in the afternoon and evening. saturday dry for a good portion of the day, later in the afternoon and evening there's a chance of a an interruption there. sunday, it's cooler, but dry, you'll get the race in on sunday. seven day from accuweather, 72 degrees, clouds an rain this afternoon, drying out this evening, early sunshine on saturday, later day storms spilling into the early evening, dry later on, 76. windy and cooler on sunday, 60 degrees. monday, mostly sunny, 63. another 63 on tuesday, back in the upper 60s on wednesday, 07 on thursday with showers around nice seven day overall. not bad at all. i approve. scare in the land this is not the hard landing skydivers were hoping for. a tourist goes for a free hug and gets a black eye instead. >> reporter: we have an accident, injuries on the scene,
along the commodor barry bridge going to new jersey or pennsylvania, whatever they choose. you know we had a decent morning on the roads, karen, is it continuing? >> reporter: i have to say it hadn't been too bad. we have a few issues out there, sometimes it's mayhem on friday the 13th we're getting a
break. blue route, ramp to the schuylkill expressway westbound we have a vehicle off to the grassy median, another vehicle was stopping to check it out. this is happening right now on the ramp from the blue route northbound to the schuylkill expressway westbound and that's when you're dealing with the accident off to the side. as police come to the scene you may see restricts. we have a new accident commerce drive approaching 309 there are injuries on the scene with the accident. you may see emergency workers coming there. 422 eastbound an accident not affecting traffic it was on 422 they have pushed it off to the on-ramp there. check out this travel time. it's 18 minutes that's easy from woodhaven to the vine, we'll take that. not too bad at all. on the waze app we found
somebody talking about a problem on the ben franklin bridge westbound it's an on the road. be careful. low visibility in one or two places. 8 miles philadelphia international. along the coast, 1 to 4-mile 3-mile in dover, delaware. 60 degrees, it's nice, we're dry, the rain comes later today, tam. new this morning, a tourist got no love from a man known as the free hugs guy in time square. jermaine himleteen holds up a sign free hugs and will take tips. he demanded a canadian tourist tip him and she refused. he punched her in the face. he asked for tips, she said you give free hugs, i'm not going to give you anything. at that moment he punched her in
the eye. the 22-year-old victim is going back to canada with the black eye. he is charge with robbery and fraudulent accosting. a small plane packed with skydivers crash into a vineyard in california. the pilot was trying to get back to the airport when the plane dipped below power lines and clipped a toyota and flipped into a field. 17 skydivers and the pilot all walked away. 64 people spent two hours on a stuck rollercoaster in tampa, florida. it stopped sudden youly -- suddenly for no apparent reason. they will not reopen the ride until they are sure it is safe. they have out what caused the right to stop nobody was hurt.
time for a preview of "good morning america." let's end the week right and see what's coming up on their show. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good friday morning to you, matt and tam. the high stakes meeting between donald trump and house speaker paul ryan to unite the party we'll talk to trump trump. george zimmerman try to sell the gun he shot trayvon
martin. we'll hear from him this morning. two olympic doping allegations runners accused of breaking the rules, what does it mean for team u.s.a. we'll have the details coming up. we have grammy award winner meghan trainer live who is speaking out about become photo shopped in her video. she will perform live for you to kick off the weekend. we're all fans of the dress, you look beautiful. >> reporter: thumbs up. have a good friday and good weekend. wear it everyday. >> reporter: let's look outside and check the blue route. we saw ben dot pull up on the scene. we have not one, but two vehicles out there, the arrow board out there, partially blocking the ramp from the blue route westbound looks like they are trying to get the vehicle out of the woods. traffic is moving by, it's a
little bit slower in the area because of it. we have a vehicle fire in bucks county, cellarsville 309 southbound at 563. temperatures close to 60 degrees across the region. not too cool, but cool enough for a light jacket. this afternoon on the way home, the kids might want rain gear even though it's warm enough for shorts and ts. we'll have showers and thunderstorms. 67 degrees by 11:00 a.m. noon, 69. every now and then there could be a heavy downpour, it will not rain all the time, most of the rain centered between noon and 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. 72 is the high, hit it at 3:00 p.m. and sitting on it at 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. tam. thank you, david. a photo of a police officers' act of kindness is going viral. he escorted a toddler to the hospital monday after he was
up during a home invasion overnight. philadelphia police say the three masked attackers broke into the back door of the home in somerton and ransacked the place. nobody was hurt. a list of people involved in the new jersey bridgegate scandal could be released today. an anonymous man asked the judge to block the release. thousands of rowers compete along the schuylkill in the nation's largest collegiate are a regatta. it kicks off in literally 3 1/2 minutes. >> reporter: this is the blue route norristown, ramp to the schuylkill expressway westbound we've got penndot on the scene a couple of vehicles trying to get the accident, the car out of the woods. overall, the traffic is boring, nobody is on i-95. >> reporter: right now we have cloud cover gathering there might be a sunny break by
9:00 a.m. probably cloudy over most of the region. 72 is the high. we are looking at pop-up showers and thunderstorms most centered in the afternoon dry by the evening. good luck to all the rowers. for karen rogers, tamala edwards, david murphy i'm matt o'donnell. have a great friday and great weekend!
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