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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 25th. >> we're following breaking news. gunfire at a grocery store parking lot overnight leaves a 25-year-old man dead. we're live on the scenes with the details. >> violent process outside of a donald trump flail new mexico. they'll try to get back to normal at a montgomery county high school after a damaging fire. >> and i do believe this might be the pick of the week. let's find out from david and karen. >> some of you will smith it's s too warm.
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you can see how that pinwheeling area of low pressure is phenomenally so far away from us that we're no longer seeing those clouds coming in. the next bank of clouds are on the other side of ohio. yet we do have an issue. there's an air quality alert posted across the majority of the region today and this is because of high concentrations of ground level ozone. young kids, senior citizens and those of you suffering from asthma and also heart and lung conditions want to limit your outdoor exertion and exposure especially between the hours of noon and 6 o'clock when the ozone is at its worst. 61 degrees this morning so fairly mild as we start out. in allentown we're at 54. 61 in cape may. 61 in wilmington. these are pretty good numbers. and on the bus stop this morning not bad. we may slip to 67 a 67 at 6 o'clock. getting warm this afternoon, lots of sunshine, 84 degrees as soon as 1:00. by 3 o'clock 87 and a very
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toasty high of 88 degrees. that will chime in at about 4 o'clock this afternoon. pollen count is also running in the medium high range, something to keep in mind. so karen, sunshine today and then more warmth and a little high are humidity as we head into tomorrow. details on that and the holiday weekend coming up. >> you have finally done something right. thank you david. let's look outside live. i have been watching the construction crews back up picking up the cones. schuylkill expressway at the blue route traffic looking fine as construction is in the process of clearing. eastbound traffic headed towards the curve with no problem. on the vine street expressway it was opened overnight. node overnight closures, westbound, eastbound moving okay. we're dry and clear there on the vine as well as i-95 at the vine. construction here is cleared that was happening overnight. southbound traffic headed towards penn's landing no problems at this early hour. we have crews out here and they're blocking two lanes on i-95 northbound between 495 and mlk boulevard here in new
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castle county. they're also blocking a lane on 95 northbound near 141 but this should be cleared within another half an hour, matt. >> thanks karen. breaking this morning gunfire rang out in a groceries store parking lot in germantown killing a 25-year-old man. "action news" reporter annie mmccormick is live on the 200 block of chest chelten avenue with details. >> reporter: police say that the 25-year-old homicide victim did suffer a gunshot wound to his chest. he also had several graze wounds around his head. take a look behind me. this is a pretty big crime scene. it spans over this entire shopping center and even across the street according to police. police believe a shootout took place here possibly between several people. now, here's some video from earlier this morning. the crime scene unit and homicide detectives just arrived on the scene about a half hour ago. investigators found a cluster of shell casings lined a car in the park ping lot near where the body was discovered. then across the street they
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found more shell casings by that kfc only about 50 feet away. they believe that the shell casings found by the can kfc are from a different weapon a larger weapon. police say they found the victim after calls came out around 2:30 a.m. the 25-year-old was unresponsive. they transported him to einstein hospital where he was pronounced dead. now, police believe one of the guns used may be in a parked car in this lot. they are now waiting for a search warrant. >> we did find two individuals who were still on scene and they were identified by witnesses as being part of the altercation. one of them possibly being the shooter. so, those two individuals were transported in separate vehicles to homicide. >> reporter: and back out here live again you can see flashlights down there in the parking lot. see how big of an area this is. you can see many of the crime scene markers out here and you can see homicide detectives
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walking around as well and you just heard the chief inspector say that they have a number of people in homicide talking to witnesses and also two people of inter. now, we will say that those two people of interwere taken away from the scene in handcuffs. we're hoping to get more information about if they had a possible involvement in this earlier crime. now, you should expect some street closures around this area. right now the block that we are on is closed. that's at wayne and chelten. it should be closed now for about the next two hours according to police. for now live in germantown annie mccormick channel6 "action news." >> an ugly scene at a donald trump rally. anti-trump poet protestors clashed with police while trump sparred with some inside the crowd. katherine is live with more. good morning. >> reporter: it was definitely chaotic. officers had been concerned that things would get out of
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control so they did have extra security measures in place. several officers were injured and there were some arrests. protestors burst through barriers outside a donald trump rally in new mexico and tried storming the albuquerque convention center after the presumptive republican presidential candidate took the stage a few did make it inside prompting scuffles with security as they resiste removal. >> you can get them out. >> reporter: as the night wore on chaos outside. you see smoke which police say was not tear gas. hundreds chanting anti-trump slogans jumping on police cars, some throwing bottles and rocks at officers and police horses. police say there's possible damage to the convention building after someone shot a pellet gun through the windows. >> ♪ >> reporter: inside, trump wooed his supporters ahead of new mexico's primary in early june promising more jobs and
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better border security. >> we're winning. i love to win. we're going win for the country. for get about me. we're winning for our country. >> reporter: meanwhile from different cities in california, the democrats took aim at trump as they continue to drum up support for their own campaigns before next month's primary there. >> we are going to take on climate change which donald trump says is a hoax except when it comes to his golf courses. >> if the democratic party wants a candidate who is going to defeat trump and defeat him bad, we are that campaign. >> reporter: while sources are telling abc news that house speaker paul ryan will endorse donald trump. it's unclear when that endorsement will come. we're live from the satellite center katherine scott channel6 "action news." matt. >> thanks katherine. happening today a montgomery county high school that was damaged by fire will reopen on a normal schedule. smoke spread through north penn high in towamencin
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township yesterday forcing more than 3,000 students and faculty out. the fire broke out in a band storage room on the ground floor. there is minor damage. no one was hurt. north penn officials say the school has been properly ventilated and is now safe for students. >> new on "action news" the tredyffrin township police department released surveillance pictures of a suspect in a strong arm robbery. it happened on thursday night. police say a blue car with two men inside pulled up to a woman in a parking lot 67891 of the men grabbed the victim's purse as the vehicle sped away. police say one of the men tried to use the victim's credit cards at a wegmans and target in malvern. >> mr. cosby do you have anything to say to your fans? do you have anything to say to those kids that loved you all those years. >> bill cosby left a norristown courtroom yesterday after learning he will stand trial for sexual assault. bill cosby is accused of drugging and molesting andrea constand.
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it's the only criminal case lodged against the 78-year-old comedian amid dozens of accusations that he molested women. no trial date has been set and lawyers are expected to spend months arguing over what evidence can be used at trial. >> happening today, president obama heads to japan for the final top of his trip through asia. the president addressed young vietnamese letter in ho chi minh city. he ended a five decades old ban on the sales of arms to vietnam during his visit and announced the start of a peace corps option in the country. >> solar powered airplane is in the sky. david. >> all right, guys, as you take a look at the kids, we are dressing them maybe a light jacket this morning. they're really not going to need it for long, though. we're already in the low 60's in a lot of spots and this afternoon its definitely shorts and t's, more show today than earlier this week. i'll have details and start to look ahead toward that holiday weekend coming up next.
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>> happening now, the solar impulse two is on its way to the lehigh valley. it's the next leg of the plane's historic trip around the world. now, this flight was delayed by one day for inspection. the solar plane took off a little bit after 4:00 a.m., that's about 45 minutes ago from dayton, ohio and it's expected to get here at the lehigh valley international airport in allentown around 9 o'clock tonight and you might wonder why is it going to take to get from ohio to pennsylvania. the plane's average speed is only 31 miles an hour. like you could probably ride a bicycle. >> because it's powered by the sun. >> yes. >> yes. >> that's the trade-off. lighter fuel, that kind of stuff. >> it's going to be really hot. >> yes, it is. speaking of the sun, we'll see plenty of it. storm tracker6 live double scan right now shows you that we are high and dry. there's a little bit of ground clutter in the radar but that's not rain.
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that's just that little feedback that we get sometimes on dry high pressure kind of mornings. as we take a look outside we have clear skies over center city and our temple university sky6 camera and we are building into a good looking day but you're going to want to keep those cool drinks handy because it is going to get pretty warm this afternoon. we're already at 61 degrees in philadelphia. we may dip down into the upper 50's for a brief period this morning. winds are light at 3 miles per hour. so, not much of that going on. satellite showing that you pinwheeling area of low pressure that is pulling those clouds away from us as it pushes offer the coast of new england and the next bank of clouds way on the other side of ohio. we are looking at a lot of sunshine today, maybe a few little pop-up clouds later on but generally speaking i think it's going to be just nice and bright. 78 degrees by 10 o'clock though and by noon already into the low 80's. so, definitely a warm one out there. by 3 o'clock, 87 degrees. same thing at 5:00 and we'll get a high of 88 right in there around 4 o'clock this afternoon.
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very warm and very bright as we go through the day. up in allentown, a high of 87 degrees. 88 in reading. 87 in wilmington. 87 in trenton. 86 degrees in millville. and down the shore, course we mentioned this yesterday you have been stuck in the 60's for a good portion of the spring. yesterday you got into the low 70's in a lot of spots. today the upper 70's and it's actually going to be a gorgeous day down the shore. still kind of cool if you're thinking of dipping your toes in the or water. we want to remind you we have a code orange, this should say today, a code orange ozone action alert. that means that today the ground level ozone and air quality is poor enough that if you're in a sensitive group especially young kids seniors and people suffering from asthma or certain heart ailments you want to limit your outdoor exertion and exposure especially between the hours of noon and about 6 o'clock tonight. that's when the ground level ozone is at its worst. the rest of us can help by not filling our considers during those hours. future tracker six then picking up tomorrow's stormy
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looks like we'll start out fairly bright although clouds will sweep in during the day and late tomorrow afternoon there's the chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm but mainly well out to the north and west of philadelphia, not here in the city. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, today sunny, very warm, a high of 88. tomorrow very warm and the change is that the humidity is going to start to come up a bit tomorrow, a high of 89 degrees and then those northern and western suburbs a thunderstorm can't be ruled out. very warm and muggy on friday, a high up to 90. in fact, i guess that's what we tend to call hot and then warm and sticky on saturday, 88 and 85 on sunday, partly sunny, still kind of humid in through the weekend, not super oppressive but a bit on the sticky side and there is that chance of a pop-up thunderstorm straight through the weekend and memorial day. memorial day now looks mostly cloudy with a high of 78. and then clouds and some sun on tuesday with a high of 76 degrees. again, each and every day a chance of a pop-up thunderstorm. you want to get the update on weather or look for any changes in the forecast or get
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a look at radar you can go to >> search is on for an active shooter or shooters for aiming at drivers and law enforcement vehicles on a rural highway in arizona. they received reports last night of a driver traveling in the wrong direction and firing a gun from the vehicle. the department of public safety vehicle was hit but the trooper was not injured. one person who was either walking along or driving on the highway was grazed by a bullet and is expected to be okay. police in the midwest are searching for a father who is accused of gunning down his eight month old son. the deadly shooting happened yesterday afternoon near a saint louis highway exit ramp. investigators say 34-year-old diota crockett was aiming at the infant's mother who was trying to escape the slowing car. the mother flagged down another driver who rushed them all to the hospital as crockett chased from behind. the infant died.
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the mother and two other children who were also in the car were not hurt. crockett remains at large. >> a harrisburg teen accused of trying to help isis has pleaded not guilty. 19 yield jayliel aziz was in court face accusation that is he tweeted out the names and addresses of about 100 military members with threats of violence. prosecutors say he used 57 different twitter accounts. aziz's lawyer says the names of service members were posted by isis hackers and that aziz just retweeted them. >> 4:47. still to come on "action news" aaa expects a near record amount of people to travel on this memorial day weekend. hear what experts say is fueling the increase. >> and later if you fell asleep before dancing it stars ended. ended... with the stars ended don't worry. we have more. >> we'll be taking a look back at the very special career of lisa thomas-laury he. >> lisa is retiring after 38
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years with 6abc and one of the many memories is lisa's coverage of the royal wedding in 1981. >> they have come to pay tribute to the prince of wales and his princess to be who are on their way to be wed. charles arrived in a grand carriage to the cheers of the crowd. lady diana is now making her entrance into the processional. it is indeed a grand day for both the prince and the princess but this is trial lady diana's day as she makes her way slowly to saint paul's cathedral, thousands of people have lined up the mall theory joyce with her. >> with this ring i thee wed. >> i thee wed. >> with my body. >> with my bode. >> i thee honor. >> i thee honor. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> what a beautiful shot. looking live on the commodore barry bridge as you're starting your wednesday officially we have made it halfway through the week. in upper merion route 23 at 422, there's cam, she's getting ready, she's very busy but we'll go back to this here. a construction has been causing problems here but should be cleared soon. we can see some of the cones out here on 422 itself, the construction there has cleared. we have an accident here in abington. cool ridge avenue at galloway avenue watch for his accident in montgomery county. in bucks county that construction i told you about
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had just cleared so things are moving better there. looking live on the ben franklin bridge we can see traffic westbound, eastbound, a-okay this morning. no problems heading out. matt and tam. >> now it's my turn. thank you karen. aaa says more than 442,000 philadelphia area residents will travel this memorial day weekend, the second most travelers on record. that's up about 2 percent compared to this time last year and according to aaa nearly 90 percent of them will drive to their destinations. experts say gas prices which are 17 percent lower on average this year nationwide are driving that spike in travel. >> time for your first look at business here at the big board. the new york attorney general says dominos pizza has been under paying some of its employees. a lawsuit claims 10 stores in the state under pay workers by half a million dollars in just two years. the restaurants are all franchises but the suit also names dominos the parent company itself. the company says it worked with the business owners on wage issues even though it doesn't actually own the
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locations. its stock market saw its biggest gain since march. the dow led the way with a 213-point gain. the futures market points to more gains at the opening bell. dairy queen is hoping coffee sales will boost its bottom line. it has added iced coffee and frappe pay t to its menus. sales have grown faster than fast food restaurant sales over the past three years. >> it's 4:53 and hang today, a famous comedian is set to officially adopt a lancaster county horse that has been abused with paintballs. that story is coming up at 5:00 a.m. >> up next, brad pitt helps a young girl who was in danger of being crushed by a crowd of eager pitt fans. >> ♪
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>> brad pitt plays a hero in many of his movies and also in real life. while filming the drama allied in spain's can flare reislands. the star took a break to say hello to fans they went crazy and he was waving to the crowd. noticed a girl being pushed up against the fence. the actor comforted her by rubbing her neck and back until medics arrived. >> "dancing with the stars" has ground its season 22 winner. as always it came down to those final seconds. >> winners and new champions of "dancing with the stars" are.
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[cheers and applause] nyle and peta. >> you heard right, nile demarco won the coveted mirrorball trophy. abc meteorologist ginger zee got third place. now nyle is the first deaf person to win it all on the show. >> it means more opportunity for the deaf community. it really means a lot. i have my own foundation to inspire deaf kids and make changes in their lives. it's about the community. there's 70 million deaf people in this world. and it's about -- >> nile demarco as well as page and ginger will be on "gma" this morning at 7:00 a.m. right here on 6abc. >> i dvr'd it and you just spoiled it for me. [laughter] >> what have you done with matt o'donnell. >> who is he? where is he? 4:57ly all new on "action news" dozens of police officers bring their best dance moves to film a music video and are calling
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philadelphia police to try and match the effort. >> renovateds stumbled upon a surprising find in the backyard that possibly dates back more than 100 years ago and they say that there needs to be more in this story. we'll explain when we come back.
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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. it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday may 25th. we're following several breaking and developing stories. >> a gunman murders a man in a germantown parking lot during a fight between a group of people. we'll have a liveep


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