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good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m., thursday, june 9. we're working on breaking news. an elderly man is dead after fire tears through his out in philadelphia. we're live on the scene. police hope a tip from the
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pup will find two men illegally dumping trash in berks county. are we looking at summer in a few weeks, when you go out, you might think late winter or early fall. david is off, karen rogers, is here, we're scratching you are heads. >> reporter: it's 40s in the northwest suburbs, 46 in martins creek. 48 in fleetwood. 49 in pottstown, 47 in coatsville and kennett square, breezy, too, 54 degrees and breezy in center city. in the suburbs in noon. 51 in browns mill. 52 in hammonton, 54 in cinnaminson and 54 in dover, delaware. each day we've been stepping it down in the mornings. 7 degrees cooler right now in philadelphia than at this point yesterday, but it's a noticeable change. here's what to expected
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satellite and radar, showing after the severe storms out of here we've got nothing but clear skies. bright sunshine, the next couple of days are quiet no storms for couple of days. it's a cool start, beautiful bright sunshine, high of 75. cooler than average, it will feel okay with the sunshine coming down. big changes for the weekend, we are at a risk for severe weather. i'll complain who has a better -- explain who has a better that is an -- of that, coming up matt. >> reporter: i wore my jacket, because you told me to, karen rogers. good morning, everyone, i-95 where bucks county meets up with the great northeast. no southbound construction we don't expect those problems this morning because the crews are not out here. they are not out here along the vine street expressway. all lanes open in both directions, they will return tonight at 11:00 p.m. and close
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one more time this week. we have fire activity at taylor and morris. annie will have that in a moment. we have flashing lights at industry -- city avenue. in east falls, henry avenue is blocked at queen lane. we have a downed tree at lennonburg road. this story is breaking right now, an he elderly man is dead, the victim of a fire that ripped through his home overnight. annie mccormick is live on south taylor street in grays ferry with more on the story. >> reporter: good morning, tam, even though the fatal fire is under control. you can see hind me there are fire crude out here, police, as well. because the investigation is
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under-- there are fire crews out here, police, as well. because the investigation is underway, they say the man in his 90s did not make it out. a fire broke out at 2:00 a.m. on south taylor. crews arrived to heavy smoke on the second floor and the middle of the house. the victim in his 90s was trapped inside and later discovered in a front second floor bedroom. they used huge efforts to bring as many people out here, it was a fully involved fire when they did respond. they had multiple crews out here. there are multiple people affected on either side of the home. we spoke to some of the neighbors who were trying to stay warm in her car. here's what one neighbor had to say.
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i heard a tapping on my window and i opened the door and up ale smoke was coming in. >> reporter: how many kids do you have? i have two, my cousins here also. >> reporter: the neighbor said she had four kids to get out of her home, two cousins and two of her own children. she is working to get the jumper cable where the battery died in the car where she is trying to stay warm. homes on either side of the home that was engulfed in flames, she said the smell of the smoke is just too strong. some people sorting things out, the fire marshal is expected to be out here for sometime as they trying to figure out how the fire started. reporting live in grays ferry, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. new on "action news,"
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police in reading are hoping someone can identify men mo unloaded a car full of trash in an alley it shows the men unloading the he's of trash and throwing it on the ground. if you recognize the men, contact reading police. trenton police are searching for the thief caught on camera stealing from a church. surveillance video shows the man steeling a snow blower from word alive center last weekend. it happened why would church members were attending a prayer service a few feet away. it's sad that someone would steal from god's house, he had no respect from god's house, we was in here praying. i don't know what state of mind, it was drugs he needs to be helped. the man wheeled the snow blower down front street in
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broad daylight and got a generator. if you see anyone with a snow blower, it's an odd thing to see tell police and contact them. bill cosby's lawyers are trying to get the sexual assault charges against him dropped. they are challenging the use of hearsay evidence in montgomery county. they argue his accuser should have been called to testify, only her statements were read in court. his lawyers say if the charges were not dropped they would like a new preliminary hearing. clean continues for those who have a brief encounter with mother nature's fury. a tree fell on a car with a woman and two young children inside. large limbs crashed on the car and nobody was hurt. in springfield township a tree
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fell on a house in locust street, nobody was home when it happened. east landsdown firefighter jim car captured this video of a car engulfed in flames. the driver escaped. crews had to wait for the power company to shut off the line before they extinguished the fire. when it was done, all that was left was the shell of the car. moving into today, kind of a sea saw in terms of. morning and the afternoon. >> reporter: we're starting off in the northwest suburbs in the 40s. we have a quiet weather pattern for two days, at least. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we are dry through the area, we're staying dry today. let's go outside. we've got clear skies, nothing but sunshine as we watch that sunrise shortly. looking live over the commodor barry bridge, what a beautiful shot we have this morning. looking pretty good. the current temperature sitting
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at 54 degrees in philadelphia. a little bit cool when you factor in the breeze in the northwest suburbs as we've been showing you we're just in the 40s, so particularly cool there. the point 40 degrees, unusual for this time of the year, no humidity out there today. the press -- pressure is shoulding steady. it will be breezy with the winds out of the northwest a cool breeze. the ocean temperature, 58 degrees. satellite and radar showing the storms that came through yesterday and tore through the area well gone. we can see nothing, but sunshine, clear skies, high pressure buildings in. it will be breezy with winds out of the west/northwest at 12 to 25 miles per hour. wall-to-wall sunshine. high of 75. normally we would have a high of 81. tomorrow, warmer, 78 degrees, closer to average. the wind relax a little bit, but high pressure still sunny and comfortable. the warm front lifts through on
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saturday and that gives us for warmer humid conditions, but also the chance for severe weather. i want to show you this look at future tracker 6. now, this is saturday at 5:00 p.m., we're seeing a few storms form and move through the area and as we take a look at this, they kind of fizzle as they go toward the shore coastline. the storm prediction center has us in a slight risk for severe weather that's saturday afternoon. you want to watch for that, especially you can see it cutting through philadelphia all the pennsylvania counties, new castle and part of kent and delaware, parts of interior south jersey like burlington and ocean county and gloucester, camden and salem county. watch for that, the slight risk for severe weather, once again, saturday afternoon for the part of the region. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, yes it's a cool start, but it's a nice finish. 75 degrees for the high. cool for this time of the year, even in the afternoon. breezy and sunny tomorrow, 78 degrees, below average but
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beautiful sunshine. saturday the warm front comes through. it's warmer and humid, we get a few clouds mixing with the sun, much of the daytime the early afternoon hours up until that point you're dry, late afternoon into the evening we get the chance of severe weather with gusty thunderstorms, 84 for the high. sunday, partly sunny and breezy, 85 degrees. we have a quiet weather pattern, monday not as warm, 79, mostly sunny. tuesday, partly sunny, 80. wednesday, staying sunny and 82 degrees. we have not had any full on rain days, the trouble is the storm, they have been very powerful especially with colder air aloft, that could happen once again on saturday. terror in tel aviv, terrorist attack a market. tack bow bell accuses an employee of using hot greece
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during a brawl. -- grease during a brawl. >> reporter: exton, both lanes open heading toward 401. we have an accident on new jersey turnpike and i-95. the abc show nashville. a lot of people love it. looks like it's coming back, later in the morning buzz. to grow up.
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54 degrees, karen rogers says we will get up into the 70s later today. luckily, matt we've avoided the storms for the morning commute. >> reporter: that's about good. >> reporter: yesterday afternoon's commute was a nightmare we had downed trees and wires all over the place. if you as you head out into the neighborhoods you might see limbs and branches you might drive over them. as you come out of the burbs let's see what we're finding on i-95. delco, looking good in the northbound lanes near 322. there will be midday construction by i-95. use 452 if you're out and about from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. chester county we had downed wires that closed street road all night long. peco crews have finished their work, 926 has reopened this morning. bucks county, up near rieglesville there's a downed
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tree shutting down lennonburg road. turnpike westbound coming in from new jersey there's overnight construction taking out the right lane. on the new jersey turnpike southbound in robinsville there was a crash and debris spill that's cleared up by 7:00 a.m., you're good to go there. 295, overnight construction that blocked the off ramp to 42 has cleared. everything is reopened in the on going zone. we had a crash at the newark toll plaza i-95 in delaware that has cleared out. time for the commuter report talking about the waze app. if you're traveling new jersey turnpike northbound bridge and new york watch out for an object on the road. israeli prime minister netanyahu is calling the attack in a market a terrorist attack.
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the surveillance video shows how the terrorists entered the restaurant and began shooting. the police apprehended the two gunman. a vicious fight inside a taco bell in texas left two customers with hot oil burns and no a third person with stab wounds. a 19-year-old said it began when she and her boyfriend and friend went through a drive through. sail sander tossed a bottle out of a car window. after she refused to pick it up, a fight escalated. they threw hot oil as a defense. police are investigating. beginning today, smokers have to be 21 to buy tobacco products in california. they join hawaii and more than 100 immune nis --
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municipalities, by raising the smoking age to 21. phillies left over -- vincent have a -- is suffering from a train. watch this, cavaliers beat the golden state warriors 120 to 90. labron james had 32 points. warriors lead the series 2-1. game four is on friday in
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cleveland on 6abc, at 9:00 p.m. billionaire entrepreneur caught one of his employees snoozing on the job and the snap shot has spread expo did the tentiall you to know, this country doesn't need more desk-sitters and status quo-ers. what we need is more chargers. and challengers. because brainpower's neat, but best-in-class horsepower is sweet! uncle richie has spoken. get you some of that! woooo!
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you can add snoop dog to the list of people who have thrown poor first pitches, way outside. the san diego padres invited the rapper to take to the mound, but his throw went rogue and hit the camera man's leg. the worst pitch of all time was thrown by fellow rapper, 50 cent. snoop has been clear what he likes to do in his spare time -- [laughter]. nice one. >> reporter: trafficking moving well in both directions, on the boulevard in east falls.
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henry avenue is closed in east falls near queen lane because of a downed tree. overnight construction continues on the boulevard between rhawn and strahle, outer drives are closed for bridge work. downed wires blocking piles ford road. 52 gets you around that. we're cleaning up out there this morning, karen. >> reporter: you have a couple of dry days to do that and sunshine, but it's cool to start. 40 degrees in suburbs. 49 in lancaster. 51 in wilmington. 54 in philadelphia. a little bit of a breeze feeling cool. 51 in millville. 352 in atlantic city. 9:00 a.m., 62 bright sunshine. 11:00 a.m., 6. 1:00 p.m., 71. beautiful day, but it's breezy, no humidity, lots of sunshine, cool for this time of the year. 3:00 p.m., 74 arena by 6:00 p.m. coming down from the high of 75.
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74 degrees, matt and tam. it is now, 5:22. when we come back box be legend muhammad ali will be mourned with traditional muslim prayer service. carjacking arrest made and it turns out the driver is not old enough to drive. >> reporter: topping america's money, tesla passes lexus in the fast lane pushing lexus to 11. boxer floyd mayweather is retiring, the world's high paid athlete is renoldo. labron james, 77 millions doors. so billionaire boss richard branson met with his employees
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time for the morning buzz
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he at the big board, the world will say goodbye to muhammad ali with a muslim prayer serb vis -- service today. 14,000 people are expected today for the service that will be streamed online. ali died back on friday. an inter faith memorial service is planned for tomorrow. cmt is involved in work to bring back nashville. #bring back nashville campaign was launched to get it to another network or streaming service. bristol pail lynn will be married -- palin will be married to did dakota meyer. he was engaged to palin before, it was called off a week before the wedding, now they are married. coming up on "action news,"
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a high school teacher is charged after claims he man handled students and gave them wedgies. that story and more when "action news" continues. > breaking now on "action
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news," fire races through a philadelphia row home and an elderly resident was unable to escape. happening today, city council takes up the sugary drink tax after major changes were made to the plan. strong storms leave a path of destruction in the delaware valley while accuweather is opening the door to a breezy, cool morning. good morning, 5:30, june 9. let's go over to karen rogers in for david murphy and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: good morning you need to grab a sweater or sweatshirt as you head out with temperatures in the 40s. 45 in tanersville. 48 in pottstown, 46 in coatsville and kennett square. 350 degrees in warrington.

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