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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone. it's 4:30 a.m. on this wednesday may 18th. >> and we're following a developing story. philadelphia police are looking for a suspect wanted for both a shooting and an overnight arson. >> democratic primary race march he is forward with each of the candidates claiming a victory this morning. >> for the first time in 26 years the sixers will have the number one overall pick in the nba draft. >> and for the first time in the last day, it's raining again. [laughter] >> no. yeah, i know, we had some of in rain came through for a good portion of yesterday kind of wet. plants got another nice soak.
i suppose that's good. right now storm tracker6 live double scan we've got additional showers moving toward the east. the theory is that a lot of this is going to fall apart as it pushes through the east as we move through the morning but right now we have it out there. if you're in berks county, lancaster maybe eventually allentown or northern chester county you got to be aware of the possibility of some more wet roads a little bit later on. wider view satellite shows you a lot of cloud cover as well and there's more rain out to the west with some holes developing in it. i'm going to go for at least a spotty shower through the morning hours and then we're hoping for drying later in the afternoon. 52 degrees right now under the clouds in philadelphia, 50 in allentown, 51 in wilmington. similar numbers to the last couple of mornings. cool enough for a jacket as you step out the door. on the bus stop this morning cloudy skies, perhaps a spotty shower, 50 to 55 is your range of temperatures as we move from 6 o'clock to 8 o'clock. then 59 degrees by 9 o'clock. as we go through the day it will be a little bit milder. 65 degrees by 1 o'clock. by 3 o'clock, 67 and there's even the chance of late day
brightening in the skies. just a spotty shower around through the morning and maybe a couple more during the afternoon. karen, when i come back we've got much better weather for tomorrow and friday. that story and the weekend call just ahead. >> i'm planning an outdoor party with lots of teenagers so that forecast better hold. let's look outside right now on i-95 at the vine street expressway. the overnight construction in the process of clearing many. we see crews out there and penndot with the arrow board in the left lane but should be cleared out pretty soon at this point. on the vine street expressway closed in both directions for that overnight construction. crews will return again tonight at 11 o'clock so watch for those closures. usually wraps up by about 5 o'clock this morning. probably another half hour with this. on the schuylkill expressway as we switch our camera view to the blue route we see the crews out there. this is eastbound as you head towards the curve. once again the construction crew is out there blocking the right lane. no big eastbound delay. we're seeing that left lane get by okay coming from paoli norristown and king of prussia. you're moving okay at this point tam. >> thank you karen.
developing this morning, philadelphia police are looking for a gunman who shot a 19-year-old man. investigators say the suspect first opened fire on the man as he came to the door a winkfield home and then the suspect lit the porch of that home on fire. "action news reporter annie mccomic is live at that scene in the 5600 block of lebanon avenue trying to unravel all these details. good morning, annie reporter: good morning, tam. police are still holding this scene here. right now they tell us that that young victim was shot multiple times and one of the gun shots actually hit him just below the heart. now, they're still trying sort out all the details here. take a look at this video. this all happened shortly after midnight. and the first call came in as a fire call, then a shooting. now investigators are dealing with both an arson an shooting. right now they're still trying to figure out if a fire set on a claire in the front pomp was to lure the shooting victim out of the house or if it was meant to set the house on fire to cover up the shooting. they're also trying to figure out when that fire happened,
if it was before or after the shooting. now witnesses say the shooter and have ick tim know each other and the shooter came to confront the victim over an incident involving a family member. >> upon police arrival, they found a 19-year-old male. he was right inside the front door of a property on the living room floor suffering from three gun shot wounds to his chest and abdomen. police picked him up, transported him to presbyterian hospital where he's presently in critical condition suffering from three gun shot wounds. >> reporter: and we're told that that 19-year-old victim is undergoing surgery right now at penn presbyterian hospital. there were other people in the home at the time but we are told that they were not injured. now, the fire marshal was also out here on this scene. we are told that an accelerant was found in a glass bottle here at the scene but of course we're still working all the information trying to sort out the details. it's very early in this investigation. for now reporting live in
wynnefield, annie mccormick channel6 "action news." matt. >> thank you annie. democratic presidential frontrunner hillary clinton is claiming victory in the kentucky primary. her rival bernie sanders won the democratic primary in oregon. the other state where voters cast ballots yesterday and presumptive gop nominee donald trump appears to have called a truce with a long time foe abc's megan hughes reports. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: the bernie sanders the winner in oregon n kentucky hillary clinton is declaring victory. sanders telling the california crowd he has a message for the democratic party. >> it can do the right thing and open its doors and welcome into the party people who are prepared to fight for real economic and social change. [cheers and applause] we are in until the last ballot is cast. >> reporter: not the apology many in the party are looking for after reports his
supporters vandalized party headquarters and nevada. donald trump sitting down with figure began kelly. their fight began at the first republican debate where kelly asked trump about comments he made about women. he tweeted insults about kelly for months including the word bimbo. >> when you look back on the past nine months from that first debate until now any regrets? >> absolutely i have regrets. goth i want to discuss watery gets are but absolutely i could have done certain things differently. >> reporter: trump's comments on women linger. a super pac is making sure of it making use of trump's own words. >> you see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming her wherever. >> reporter: trump is already attacked the ad on twitter. criticizing former president bill clinton as the worst abuser of women in u.s. political history. in washington, megan hughes,
channel6 "action news." >> the national transportation safety board has issued its official report on last year's amtrak crash in philadelphia. it also released new guidelines for handling mass casualty situations in our city. eight people were killed over 200 were hurt in the derailment of amtrak 188. the ntsb found a lack of coordination by emergency responders throwed some hospitals being overutilized while others were under utilized. it recommends the agencies develop a plan and practice it including having a full scale drill every three years. >> you can always work to improve upon your training and your responses and so that's not an indictment of what they did by any stretch of the imagination. we couldn't be more proud of them. >> the ntsb pinned primary blame for that crash on engineer brandon bostian saying he had been distracted by his radio and put secondary blame on the lack of a positive train control system that would have slowed the
train down. that technology has been installed on the philadelphia track. >> a former model claims bill cosby sexually assaulted her at the playboy mansion in 2008 is now suing the comedian and playboy founder hugh hefner. chloe goins claims cosby spiked her drink at a party and then assaulted her. prosecutors decided to not file a criminal case because you it could corroborate her account and the statute of limitations had expired. she is suing cosby for battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress. goins also accuses hefner of enabling his behavior. hefner and cosby have not responded to the lawsuit. a former wrestling star returns for day two of a competency hearing. jimmy snuka is charged in the 1983 death of his girlfriend nancy argentine no, sir in a hotel nearly a town. he's pleaded not guilty.
the defense claims snuka is mentally unfit to stand trial partly because of the head trauma he suffered over a long career in the ring. a prosecution expert is scheduled to testify today. >> happening today, atlantic city officials are set to vote on a new policy that would allow alcohol on the boardwalk. the law would let people 21 and older walk on the boardwalk with an open contain of alcohol. if it passes a trial period would be hold over the summer. the proposal is meant to encourage tourists. >> all of that losing has paid off for the sixers. the team won the first pick in the upcoming draft in the nba lottery. the last time the sixers had the top selection in the draft was 1996 when they took allen iverson. the sixers are now in a position to take ls's ben simmons or duke's brandon ingram. the draft is june 23 in new york. >> it will be interesting to see who they draft. it is 4:39. coming up more new stories you didn't see last night.
a copper head snake attacks a man out shopping for his wife at a north carolina lowes. >> a gunman opened fire on a packed bus in las vegas and a teen's cell phone captures the resulting chaos. david. >> i have an umbrella with the kids that really is only the northern and western suburbs that expect to get wet. some other spots might see a spotty shower. this afternoon we're hoping for drier conditions probably still in the 60's. much better weather coming tomorrow and friday and then rain on saturday and it's all ahead in the accuweather 7-day forecast. >> ♪
>> new on "action news" a north carolina plan is recovering this morning from getting bit by a copper head snake at a lowes store. it happened on monday while the man only identified as bill was buying flowers as a surprise for his wife. lowes employees killed the snake with a shovel. the man was rushed to the hospital injected with
antivenom. the bite caused massive swelling and pain. doctors say he'll be okay. a spokesperson for lowes says they're trying to figure out how the copper head snake made it onto their property. >> that's traumatic. >> then we have the lady about the shark. >> animals do attack. >> it's not an attack from the rain this morning but out to the north and west we have a little bit of rain showing up and this is mainly back by harrisburg and lebanon pennsylvania, hamburg and northern berks county picking up some of this. you can see a little bit of a hole opening up just north of lebanon and this may break down into spottier showers as it moves towards the east. if you're in berks county lancaster and maybe chester county you got to prepare for a bit of a morning shower. as we take a look outside we have cloudy skies across the region. there's our temple university camera looking south along broad street and clouds above and clouds probably hanging in
there pretty well today. 52 degrees is your current temperature as you head out the door in philadelphia. your winds currently are calm, so not much happening with the winds which is nice. as we take a look at satellite and radar a lot of cloud cover in store. there's shower activity to the west but we expect this to break apart as it pushes towards the east. we'll call for at least spotty showers through the morning, maybe a couple can more in the afternoon. hopefully by the time this pushes to the east it's not quite as dramatic and filled in as it is right now. it's going to be a fairly cool day. we'll stay in the 60's but a little better than yesterday. 62 degrees by 10 o'clock, by noon 64, some spotty showers possible through the morning and then by 3 o'clock, 67 degrees. we may still be looking at a lot of clouds by 3 o'clock but i think the temperature improves a little bit and by 5 o'clock 66 and we might even see the skies brightening a little bit in some spots. as we take a look at highs across the region today, 67 degrees in reading, 66 in allentown. 66 in wilmington and trenton. 64 in millville. and 62 in cape may.
probably wander a jacket handy for most of the day. if you're headed to the marlins and phillies it's day baseball at 1:05 today. we're looking at mostly cloudy skies. hopefully dry. 65 degrees for the first pitch and by the ninth inning around 67 as we expect to be there between 3 o'clock and 4 o'clock. hopefully dry for the ball game today. a little bit on the cool side. starting tomorrow we're looking much better. partly sunny skies nicer with that high pressure center starting to push closer to us. we'll see a mix of clouds and sun and 74 for a high tomorrow. and probably better than that on friday. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, mostly cloudy today, 67 degrees is your high a spotty shower can't be ruled out. most of that action centered in the morning. hopefully drier in the afternoon. then partly sunny on thursday, 74 degrees is the high. and mostly sunny on friday with a delightful high of 76 degrees. great evening on friday night for the union and the phillies and then saturday that's when things change. we are looking at cloudy skies returning to the region and there will be a system coming at us from the southwest that
will make most of the day rather wet. rain likely on saturday, 65 is the high there. at least periods of rain off and on during the day on saturday. then clouds and sun on sunday, 68 degrees. a little unsettled with a shower in the morning, a thunderstorm in the afternoon. monday and tuesday 70 and 72 with a couple of more spotty showers. remember when we're not on the air you can always check out the latest weather information on 6abc.com/weather and that storm tracker6 app on your smartphone real good idea on days like today if you have plans on being out especially in the morning just in case there's one of those little spotty showers around. >> thank you david. an elementary school in wisconsin is dealing with antifreeze in the water. officials decided to test the water after breaks were discovered in the underground air conditioning pipes that lead to the school. and they were shocked to learn a low level of antifreeze was seeping into the water. school officials first noticed problem with the ac in winter but they didn't check the pipes until last month. for now they've turned off all the drinking fountains and faucets until they can get this costly problem fixed.
>> this is new. a passenger in a packed bus in las vegas says a man opened fire because he couldn't pay his fare. the passenger recorded the aftermath of the incident on her cell phone on monday night. she tells police the bus driver refused to let derek vincent on the ride so he took out his gun and started shooting. frantic passengers ran off the bus when the doors opened. no one was hurt. vincent put his gun down as officers arrived. two men charged with gunning down a college student at his fraternity house in north jersey have pleaded not guilty. joeelezzi was killed during a burglary. he majored in mechanical injury. institute officials awarded a posthumous degree to him during their graduation ceremony. video 50 released of an attack in california last week. an eight-year-old girl was on
her way to school when will a pitbull charged hi we are and dragged her off by the hand. fortunately two neighbors stepped in to save her. one man kicked the pit ball away. if the dog had been in a gate or on a leash thes families none of this would have happened. >> it is 4:48 and still to come on "action news" why some employers will be forced to pay out more overtime to its u.s. workers. >> a burger can king in new york is now offering an experience you won't get at just any fast food store here. details when we come back.
>> ♪ >> welcome back. as we look at that platt bridge right there you can see the platt currently drive. we have this construction out here. you see a lot of crews out here. the overnight construction continues to block the right lane. you've got to stay left as you're coming away from 202 but we really expect it to clear pretty shortly. nonetheless we currently see the construction crews 422 westbound at 23. the overnight construction, though, is clear right here. all lanes opened on the northeast extension southbound between lehigh valley and quakertown. so, those construction crews are out of there. and they're starting to reopen the vine at this point. westbound we see a car moving through starting to see a car moving through eastbound. it was scheduled to clear at 5:00 a.m. and looks like they're in the process of
doing that eastbound as well and this will be back again tonight at 11 o'clock until 5:00 a.m. they'll be shutting down the vine overnight. how about the schuylkill expressway. look at the travel times between the blue route and the vine, 14 minutes. yesterday evening it was oh about 90 so that overturned tractor-trailer completely gone. all lanes opened. looking okay right here on the schuylkill expressway near girard. tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. here now to take a first look at business, today the obama administration will issue new rules when it comes to overtime pay. now right now employers can deny overtime pay to workers who make $23,660. under the new rules that will go up to $47,500. the white house says that will open overtime pay up to an additional 4.2 million workers. delta airlines prices soon. the airline is delaying its plans to expand partly because it wants to stop air fares from falling. that is because fewer seats mean it's easier for them to charge more. other airlines that plan the
opposite by expanding to take advantage of lower fuel prices. the dow feel by 180 points but this morning the futures are looking as though they're pointing to a mixed open. matt, you owe me two hamburgers. do not take me here. a burger king in fin slapped offering customers the opportunity to eat a whopper while in the sauna. the fast food restaurant also has a locker room with showers and a lounge. this may sound a little strange to us but in finland saunas are part of the culture. there is one sauna for every three people in the country. >> we should tell people why i owe you two hamburgers. >> we made a couple bets. >> we'll do it on facebook live. >> okay. >> facebook live we'll inform you if you care. philadelphia week continues on wheel of fortune. our local contestants are racking up the do. another philadelphia native will try to earn more big money tonight. tony hood took home $15,000 and a trip to hawaii. friends and members of hood's
firehouse helped celebrate at a watch party in mayfair last night. you can watch tonight's episode of wheel of fortune at 7:30 right here on 6abc. >> it is 4:54. new on "action news" scientis scientists make milestones in fighting the zika virus. >> the senate confirms the first openly gay leader of a u.s. military branch. that story is next. >> ♪
anti-hazing policies is on its way to pennsylvania governor tom wolf's desk. the bill passed the house yesterday a week after it passed the senate unanimously. it would apply to any public or private dealing includes any grade seven through 12. penalties would include fines or expulsion. wolf's office says it will sign it. eric fanning will serve as army secretary. the vote had been held up by republican senator pat roberts since september but he dropped his opposition in exchange for assurances that guantanamo bay prisoners would not be transferred to facilities in the united states. >> 4:57 now. still ahead more stories you didn't see last night. a lesson in nat tammy back fires in texas. animal activists are outraged after video shows students using something they shouldn't to jump rope. it's gone viral. >> an accident in a hammock ends the life of a young girl in iowa. "action news" will be right back.
>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> hey every he one, it's 5 o'clock on this wednesday, may 18th and developing overnight. >> police say a trigger man unloads a barrage of bullets leaving a teen fighting for his life. it wasn't the only crime committed at that scene. >> firefighters pull a woman from a home in hunting park as flames rip through inside. >> the battle continues for the dueling democrats. details on hillary clinton's razor thin victory in kentucky and bernie sanders big win out west. >> we'll try and squeeze out a couple of good days this week but today it's not going to be dry, rig