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good morning it is 5:00 a.m., thursday, may 26. we're following breaking news. a driver is blindsided by bullets in southwest philadelphia and police believe they are closing in on the shooter. we're live with the latest developments. the fight to keeping atlantic city a float could be coming to a close, vote could save the city. the debate over the new jersey favorite pork sandwich, what's the beef. >> reporter: let's go over to our jersey girl, karen rogers
has weather and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: we had a hot afternoon yesterday, now at the shore, you're in the low 60s. let's look at the satellite image. we're dry through the philadelphia region. in central pennsylvania we have showers that's firing up due to a system out to the west. we have a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm. especially north of the city. later on this afternoon. for the most part the day will be dry. sunshine mixing with clouds, high of 89 degrees, that's even warmer than it was yesterday afternoon. you'll feel the humidity again, as well. we have an air quality alert for the entire region. that means the sensitive group, the young, the elderly anyone with respiratory issues, you should not be outside in the heat of the day. matt how are are the roads look?
>> reporter: we have southbound lanes i-95 good to go. the vine itself is looking good believe it or not, there were no overnight closures, we're not saying there could restrictions during the overnight, but they don't plan to close it down entirely. this morning everything is open and ready for you on the vine. elmwood section of the city, a crash at 56th and can only -- conle park. they reopened the willow grove bridge over the septa tracks, it's open for the morning commute on this thursday that's good news. good news in south jersey along 42 at creek road so far so good all the overnight construction is gone and no delays as you head northbound early on this thursday morning. matt. thank you matt. breaking right now, bullets
rang out in southwest philadelphia that left a man fighting for his life. the left -- it left cars in the area filled with bullet hellos. katherine scott has more. >> reporter: the victim is 34 years old and in critical condition. we're hearing from police that a large amount of crack cocaine was found in the victim's possession at the hospital. police brought in two people of interest stopped by the scene they were brought to southwest detectives for questioning. let's go to the scene southwest philadelphia, you can see video of the price -- of the police on the screen. officers on patrol herd the gunfire, -- heard the gunfire, they found the victim between two parked cars with a gunshot wounds to the head. aapparently the victim tried to
make a run for it, the shooter chased him. 15 shots were fired in all, he made it 30 feet before collapsing. most of the shell casings were next to the drivers side of the chevy that the victim was driving. throes at least 6 holes in the drivers side doors and windows. >> reporter: and the shooter ran west on angora terrace and possibly entered a debris or gray van or minivan. a vehicle fitting that description was stopped by on the 5700 block of baltimore. the vehicle and the occupants are being held. surveillance cameras were found about a block away, they are going to review footage to see if they can find any details that will help in the case. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." a fast-moving fire guts a home in north philadelphia overnight. the blaze broke out after midnight at 6th and
cumberland. it took a half-hour to get the stubborn fire under control. no word on injuries or what sparked the fire. a rash of violence in the coatsville area school district has teachers fearful and angry. sometimes there's five, seven fights a day. >> reporter: "action news" obtained a series of videos showing fights in recent weeks. school policy forbids staff from breaking up the fights. the district superintendent said they will review security plans and work with law enforcement to promote peace. a ukrainian man accused of posing as a pennsylvania high school student and having sex with a minor is facing more charges. he is now accused of fraudulently applying for a passport at the harrisburg post office in december. he submitted false information to the social security
administration. victims of robbers in bucks county had a chance to get their items back. this woman helped police catch daulton she caught him breaking into her whitemarsh home and got a partial license number. i feel angry and feel bad for the guy. dalton pawned most of the valuable items. this is dalton's linked in photo and mug shot. his linked in shot said he is a former drug and alcohol counselor. new jersey lawmakers are set to vote on a atlantic city rescue parkage. the legislation gives the city five months to come up with a plan to balance budgets over five years. it eliminates for now the threat
of a state takeover. governor christie said the new legislation contains the authority he has been seeking but declines to say he supports the deal. the battleship the attraction will have a new glow about it. a 380,000 federal grant will pay for 2500 energy efficient led lights. they are expected to save $30,000 a year in energy cost. sounds beautiful. if you like it hot, you've got a beautiful forecast. >> reporter: i think the timing is very nice, because this is the unofficial starts of summer and we're heating things up and i am excited to go on the beach. storm tracker 6 live double scan around the area we're dry and looking good, let's go outside and start this day off right, a beautiful shot sky6 live hd looking live on the commodor barry bridge. just a couple of clouds, officially we have partly cloudy skies in philadelphia. you can see from this shot we're going to see a good amount of
sunshine early on. 64 in philadelphia. the dewpoint 56 that's the measure of how much moisture in the atmosphere. it is going to feel sticky out there today. the pressure is steady. the light out of the southwest at 6 miles per hour. the ocean temperature, 59 degrees. satellite and radar showing we have dry conditions in the i-95 corridor. we have showers firing up to the west. most of them fall apart. most of the day is dry today. just a slight chance of shower or thunderstorm north and west of the city. we can show you that on future tracker 6. this model is not picking up anything until later on tonight. you can see a shower or thunderstorm trying to fire up in the midnight hour trying to come across the area in philadelphia. maybe one or two around the region east of the city for the early morning commute tomorrow. just a slight chance, most of the day is dry, get out there and enjoy it. 8:00 a.m., 70 degrees, 10:00, 79. noon, 84.
more clouds mixing with the sun than we saw yesterday it will be lightly more humid than yesterday as well. 3:00 p.m., 89 degrees and 5:00 p.m., 86. how about the holiday weekend. the pick of the weekend is saturday. beautiful conditions, lots of sunshine at the shore, 74. only a chance for a shower or thunderstorm in the poconos, 84. sunday, 74 at the shore. feeling good sitting at the beach. slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm. maybe a better chance in the poconos. 82 for the high. looks like the best chance for precipitation false on memorial day, so -- falls on memorial day, a few scattered showers or thunderstorms around, 67 cooler at the beach on monday. 73 in the poconos. the reason we have the chance for that, in part is because of this suburbs. tropical hurricane center shows we have 67% chance of the organization to form. that's why we have a chance of a shower horror thunderstorm --
thunderstorm around on monday. 89 is the high today. friday, 90. saturday, 9o slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm. sunday may be a better chance of a shower, partly sunny skies, 87. most of the day on monday is dry. humid for memorial day. a couple of showers or thunderstorms around 80 degrees. tuesday, clouds and sun, 82. wednesday partly sunny and 80 so we're looking at a seven-day forecast where we're staying above average. today and the next few days you're feeling the heat on. very beachable days, thanks karen. 5:10 all new on "action news," shock be -- shocking new claims connected to casey anthony a woman who was acquitted in her daughter's murders. more on the person who stole a hearing device hours after the child had again it.
yesterday. let's head over to matt pellman. some people might be sneaking out of work heading off to memorial day. a lot of people might be off the roads, lighter volume. >> reporter: you're right, maybe this afternoon, too. we'll be watching starting at 4:00 p.m. in the burbs, route 23 by the ramps to 422 crews are out there, traffic can squeeze by, there are restrictions along 23 as you can see. the crews have cleared out. you have both lanes open in both directions on the main lanes of 422 which is good news. you'll be down lanes later in the pottstown area of 422 they will be installing reflectors westbound from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and eastbound in the
afternoon. work going on in the northeast extension, northbound between quakertown and the lehigh valley blocking the right lane at this point not causing a huge delay. we expect a closer in chester county, they have been doing this each day this week. they close down 52 lenape road over brandywine creek stay on street road to get around that midday closure. moorestown they will close west field road, hartford road to the stanwick to the south are the alternates around that. one. waze app, adams over the bridge over tookany creek shut down long term that's been giving headaches for the last few weeks. a bankruptcy filing in florida has brought new intrigue to the murder of a young child. a private investigators hired by
casey anthony defense team said the lead attorney admitted she was guilty. dominic casey said attorney jose bia z told him she killed her 2-year-old daughter. baez had a sexual relationship with anthony. he said all those statements are false. police are looking for the thief who stole a boy's hearing device, he got a cochlear implant. someone broke into the car and stole the backpack with both cochlear imlints -- implants inside. they hope they will bring it
back. i'm disappointed that my son won't be able to hear. the cochlear implants and their parts cost ten thousand dollars. residents offered to raise money. phillies have off managed to salvage their finale with detroit. pitcher aaron nola held on. the phillies won 8-5. they face the cubs tomorrow. eagles have announced their training camps dates. rookies and quarterback and selected veterans will practice july 25th. the first full squad workout is july 28. there will be two open practices at the linc july 31 and august 14. cleveland cavaliers bounced back to post a lopsided win over the raptures.
new on "action news," some want a strip club in northern michigan to strip down a new sign. it is advertising that it is hiring girls from the high school class of 2016. there's the phone number. some locals say young women should be thinking about college not working in an adult club. no word from the owner in the club. i agree. they should be thinking about college. >> reporter: roads are not bare this morning, but they are not too crowded. tacony-palmyra bridge we are
expecting an opening here for a southbound ship coming up in just a little bit. head for the betsy ross bridge or the ben franklin bridge, looking good so far this morning as you traveled twern camden and center city. at the platt bridge, so far so good as you head toward the airport. no delays, we expect eastbound construction on the platt bridge heading toward 26th during the midday, at that point use the girard point bridge instead. >> reporter: 89 degrees is the high, warmer than yesterday, today's high, 67. normally we would only get up to 77. testers well above average once again today. in the morning hours we'll be in the 60s up to 76 by 9:00 a.m. the high today of 89 we'll hit it around 4:00 p.m. by 3:00 p.m., 88 degrees by 5:00 p.m., 87 degrees. 9:00 p.m., 78 it's warm and sticky, a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm north and
west of the city later on tam. thank you, karen. this "healthcheck," the largest study ever has been released about zika and it's effect on an unborn child. pregnant women infected with the mosquito bourn virus will have a baby with microcephaly. it reinforces the understanding that women infected in the early stages of pregnancy face the greatest risk. >> reporter: topping motor vehicle's money takata is trying to dig out of a final mess. they lost $120 million and they hired a major asset management company they are hoping to make a deal with all the makers to share the cost of the recall.
there anything that chris christie will not fight about? the new jersey govern certify putting a -- governor is putting the hammer down on a breakfast sandwich. he said that a sandwich popular across the state should be known as taylor ham. most call it a pork roll. this started when the state lawmaker designated the meal the state officials breakfast sandwich. decreesty said he may issue an executive order over this. it's -- rapper belly canceled his appearance on jimmy kimmel live on wednesday they didn't want to appear with the
presumive presidential nominee. new rollercoaster is the state-of-the-art extreme coaster step under flip. a roll that takes riders horizontal and upside. with all the chaotic twists and turns, you can see why the ride is named after the joker. i would not eat or drink before that ride. i'm going to try it, we'll see. flight creek out caught on camera. outrageous outburst puts a flight on hold. a deadly shooting disrupts a rap concert in manhattan next on "action news." > breaking non
to dodge a blaze of give up fire getting out of a car. concert chaos one man was killed and three others wounded as a hip hop star was set to take the stage. get ready to sweat as accuweather call also for 90s by the weekend. david murphy is off, matt pellman and karen rogers getting ready for the weekend. >> reporter: if you liked yesterday's summer-like weather you'll like today's too. 59 in allentown. 63 in wilmington. 65 in millville. ac boardwalk, 63 degrees. you'll feel the humidity build in this afternoon. satellite and radar we have high clouds around the i-95 corridor, but you can see showers trying to form out in central pennsylvania. i think they mostly fall apart. they have a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm in the northwest suburbs that will hold off until