tv Action News at 530 AM ABC May 16, 2016 5:30am-6:01am EDT
shooting. happening today, the corruption trial of chaka fattah. some of you might want to pull out the winter jacket for the morning rush. the western suburbs are waking up to frost this morning. it's cold. let's go over to david and karen. >> reporter: we are waking up to a clear start, we have seen the temperatures drop overnight and we're looking at a cool start. there's the satellite reinforcing the idea we're in store for lots of sun. 40 in trenton him that's a record there. 37 in allentown. 38 in reading. some of the areas looking at new record lows this morning. some frost forming especially right around now. if you run out quickly in the northern and western suburbs and grab the potted plants you'll be okay. berks, lehigh and north hampton counties are the ones with the
frost watch. a decent jacket is not a bad idea as you wait for the bus to come rumbling down the road. as we go through the afternoon, we'll have winds up to 20 miles per hour. it's cool, high of 65 degrees. we'll not hit that until late in the afternoon, probably around 5:00 p.m. chilly and jacket weather all the way. karen rogers we've got the chance of not only more clouds, but rain over the in the 48 hours, i'll have that with future tracker 6. >> reporter: we have an accident on i-95 southbound near washington avenue. you can see the flashing lights involving two vehicles, we're hearing there is someone injured on the scene. we've got emergency workers there, blocking the right lane. i-95 southbound off-ramp to washington avenue, right lane blocked. you can see how traffic slowed in this area because of that.
cheltenham avenue washington lane, police here, and somebody injured. you'll see emergency workers causing restrictions on cheltenham avenue in montgomery county. turnpike westbound we have construction between fort washington and valley forge. no overnight construction last night on the vine street expressway. we see westbound, eastbound open, roads are dry, volume light at this hour. it's cold out there, warm up the car this morning. thank you karen. developing overnight, philadelphia police say a drive-by shooting left a 17-year-old on the ground his body riddled with ten bullets. annie mccormick is live outside south detective's with the latest on the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam, we just checked with detectives. the 17-year-old is in critical condition at penn presbyterian hospital. look at the video from the scene of the criesm. crime. it happened at the shooting
scene at moore and hollywood in south philadelphia. it appears to be a drive-by shooting, the 17-year-old was in the area when he was hit by bullets ten times. officers took the teen in their police cruiser to the hospital so they could get there as quickly as possible and he is there listed in critical condition. now, witnesses tell detective's they did see a dark colored vehicle leaving on moore street. back out here live they are looking for anymore information and more witnesses to come forward. if you have that information you are urged to contact south detective's. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." thank you for that. this is new video just into "action news," philadelphia firefighters knocked down a fast-moving fire in center city about an hour ago. it broke out on 200 block of south 10th street. no injuries were reported.
a philadelphia politics whole lose his job in -- politician whole lose his job in january is heading to court for a corruption trial. he is charged with accepting bribes and campaign funds and federal grants. sergeant robert wilson iii will be posthumously awarded the medal of valour at the white house today. two brothers were charged with his murder, they are now awaiting trial. it is 5:34. happening today, a tony and grammy award winner will speak to the 260thing graduating class at the university of pennsylvania. he created ham recall ton, hip -- hamilton the hip hop
musical about our founding fathers. joe biden and donald trump were at the penn graduation of the science and arts yesterday. security lines were long, but moved quickly and did not detract from the ceremony. president obama gave the commencement address over the weekend at rutgers university and used the moment to dig into donald trump even though he didn't mention trump by name. he said the world was becoming more interconnected by the day and building walls would not help, but hurt america. the president said isolating muslims or treating them differently could have a negative global impact. that's a betrayal of who we are. it would --
the president told the 12,000 graduates they are well positioned to lead the u.s. to a brighter future. he said the school and students spent a year's long campaign convincing him to deliver yesterday's address. he is down to his last couple as president and rutgers got a lasting moment. sometimes when you ask they say yes. >> reporter: you have to ask, though right? >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan, we are dry this morning, get your coat ready because it is cool. stepping outside, we have sunshine up over the horizon. you can't say too much evidence of that at the airport, but get the shades ready it will be bright. temperature, 44 degrees. the wind on the breezy side this morning but more windy as the day goes on.
in allentown we have tied the existing record low at 37. trenton is ho one below -- at 40, so you're one below the record. it's unseasonable chilly this morning and in some spots there might be frost around now, maybe you grab the potted plants in. the best chance of that would be in the lehigh valley and toward berks county where there's a frost at advisory until 8:00. lots of sunshine on the way today, staying on the cool side. 45 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 50 by 10:00 a.m. noon, 55. 3:00 p.m., 62. we'll have to wait all the way until 5:00 p.m. to get today's high, that will be 65 degrees this afternoon. windy, chilly, good looking day, but definitely coat weather if you're outside, jacket or sweatshirt something like that a good idea.
65 degrees is the high in allentown. pretty much the same story from trenton down through the i-95 corridor and wilmington. in cape may we'll get to 59. if you're heading to the ballgame tonight, marlins in town, 64 degrees for the first pitch, 56 degrees for the 9th inning. bring a jacket going into the stadium and spra layer to add -- extra layer to add. tomorrow, cloudy through the day and there's a possibility of a light sprinkle or shower, especially in the southern half of the region. a little bit more of that spilling into wednesday morning. today, lots of sunshine, windy, high of 65. tomorrow, 62, showers around. morning shower possible on wednesday, sun later, we improve the high to 66. the improvement kicks in thursday and friday when we
expect lots of sunshine and 70s. i know some of you are pining for the warm are weather, if if you hang out thursday and friday you'll get it. 70s on saturday and sunday, it will be unsettled with clouds and possible rain moving in on saturday. clouds and sun and another shower on sunday. we'll an upper level low migrating toward the mid atlantic coast. we'll see if it gives us rain. it's possible. a dramatic ending to a manhunt in a midwestern national park with the agent shot and suspect dead. look at this backup on i-95, this is southbound traffic at penns landing. you are jammed solid because of an accident up ahead. i'll have the details coming up. when we come back, a philadelphia spin on an iconic
great time for a shiny floor wax, no? not if you just put the finishing touches on your latest masterpiece. timing's important. comcast business knows that. that's why you can schedule an installation at a time that works for you. even late at night, or on the weekend, if that's what you need. because you have enough to worry about. i did not see that coming. don't deal with disruptions. get better internet installed on your schedule. comcast business. built for business.
the latest on the trouble spots, good morning. >> reporter: the accidents we have is on i-95. southbound near washington avenue. as you look at the shot, you can see the flashing lights here. we have fire crews on the scene, two vehicles involved. someone injured on the scene. this is the off-ramp washington avenue to i-95 southbound. the backup, i-95 southbound heading toward penns landing. you have the right lane blocked with this accident. we have an accident at cheltenham avenue at washington lane. someone injured in the accident. police on the scene. that may cause you a little bit of extra slowing. i-95 southbound approaching cottman. here, traffic is standing still at the moment. southbound traffic is moving okay. it's an easy 15 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. i want to show you on the commuter traffic report, an accident 130 southbound in
pennsauken. another new accident coming in, road are dry, no weather-related problems. it's cold out there. 34 degrees in martins creek. 36 in quakertown. 38 in fleetwood. 39 in saint david. 44 in center city. philadelphia international, the record low 40. the record low, 38 in vineland. in south jersey, i live near a lot of peach farms, a local farmer said they are not opening up this year. the issue with frost it's affecting people out there right now tam. new this morning a week long man must manhunt for a guns over. tracy as charged with
murder in the may 7th shooting during a traffic shot. if aa is investigating a small plane crash that killed a pilot. the cessna disappeared northeast of los angeles. an hour later, the search teams found the plane and the lone victim in the mountains. nobody else was on board. happening now, the world's largest cruise ship is on its maiden voyage to the united kingdom. thousands watched it leave france's atlantic coast. some compared it to a floating city complete with a park and plants and trees. a man was injured saturday by a broken bat at fenway park. it happened during the red sox game during the astros. a piece of the bat flew into the stands during the first inning
and struck the fan above the right eye. he was was taken to the hospital and expected to recover. the red sox joined other teams in extending the protective netting before the season started. three brothers pulled off perfect score in the sats test. younger brother did it next, he is a freshman at university of oklahoma. now william, the baby brother has done it as well. they is it on top of me arena make sure i don't slack off. if they see my grades slip a little bit, they get on me. you have to be involved and know what's going on and you have to sit down and talk to them, the kids and the teachers. the brothers say it's important to work hard all year and not just at test time. they are proof of what happens when you do that.
it's kind of cool. >> reporter: it's america's game and it is honoring philadelphia all week long. one, two, three, wheel of fortune. >> reporter: behind the scenes producers prepping the on -- contestants all from our area. they are placing philadelphia on the floor getting everything ready for us, you can see they have the puzzle board there. independence hall. they rebuilt it just to bring philadelphia here to wheel of fortune. they built a miniature alfred's alley. the wheel ways 2400 pounds. here's another one of greatest cities our salute to philadelphia starts now. >> reporter: that booming voice you hear throughout wheel of fortune, that's jim thornton.
here's the stars of america appear -- america's game. i'm glad you're here, i love philadelphia, it's a great city. >> reporter: philadelphia loves you even more. i love vanna white they say the nightsest person. all this week i'll have more from pat, vanna and the local contestants. vanna just came out and walk out and hung out with you. carrying a sandwich eating lunch and wearing sneakers. you'll get to learn more all this week. >> reporter: let's show you the traffic as you head out, i-95 southbound the off ramp to washington avenue. an accident blocks the right lane, dave everybody is going slowly on i-95 southbound near washington avenue you're jammed from penns landing because of that accident scene this
morning. >> reporter: all right, guys, well, we are on the big board, we're looking at a cool start, not only are things jammed out there, but maybe a morning for heaters in the cars. i had a tweet from one of my viewers who had to drive her son to the airport and they had the heat on. we're duel in the upper 30s and low 40s across the region. it's going to be a sunny day, breezy and cool, 63 degrees by 4:00 p.m. we'll not see a high until 5:00 p.m. this afternoon of 65 degrees, it will be a long climb to that 65. it will be on the cool side. the pollen count is running medium high, although it eases off over the next couple of days because we're looking at showers on tuesday and wednesday morning. look at the radar at 6abc.com/weather at any time you want. new video shows when a 21 century device flies over a middle ages festival. a man dressed as a knight hurls
a spear at a drone and brings it down in a crash. they are considering dressing the drones as dragons and including them in future address. kelly ripa has her first guest on live. friday was michael strahan's last day, as part of live he'll join "g.m.a." in september. several guests are slated to fill his seat until a permanent co-host is chosen. philadelphia it's your week to shine on wheels local
chopper 6 hd is live over an accident i-95 southbound near washington avenue where you see tanker trucks that have collided with each other. this has some of the lanes blocked. we see an ambulance and fire truck to the rear of the screen and traffic trying to gingerly make its way by. this is causing a backup on i-95 southbound. if possible take another route at least for now it's a good idea. there are no arrests in a late night shooting in the city of chester. police search for evidence in the 1400 block of richardson terrace at 10:00 p.m. where a person was shot in the face. it was an emotion night university of delaware campus, 100 family and friends
remembered matthew rosen who died after he was struck by a bicyclist at the student center. at the time he was helping out with an every time. no charges were filed. a wilmington man will add a new dui to his rap sheet. he was arrested after he rear ended a woman that caused it to end up in on-coming traffic where it was hit head on. chamber handle and two -- chamberland and two others were hurt. horizon and union officials are reopening the liedges of communication -- lines of communication, hear what that means for the strike that began last month.
good morning, everyone, it is 6:00 a.m., monday, may 16. here's what's happening. congressman chaka fattah will face a judge and jury as opening statements get underway in his federal corruption trial. we're live with the latest. police are looking for a triggerman who unloaded a weapon teen in south philadelphia. some new jersey lawmakers are looking to ramp up the minimum wage rate to $15 an hour. let's go over to david and karen, it's cold today. >> reporter: we're in the 30s in some areas, sun is up over the horizon, satellite reinforcing that idea. very little cloud cover across the region and plenty of sunshine and reason for the shades as you step outde