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gunned down in his own driveway during an armed robbery. >> a tractor-trailer spills oil and debris across the schuylkill expressway. we're helping you around the maps. >> there's transit trouble looming for septa riders, thousands are set to strike if there's no contract deal by the end of the month. >> good morning everyone, 5:30, october 17. david murphy has a summer-like forecast. karen rogers has the update on the crash. it's nearly five hours, the schuylkill expressway has been shut down. here's the accident scene, two tractor-trailer, there are kegs of beer they are unloading and putting it on to this tractor-trailer. for a while they were shutting down westbound, too, this tractor-trailer is wedged up against the wall. they were worried the kegs would leak on the web lanes. there's an oil leak, as well. it's a big mess on the schuylkill expressway. the action cam is on the scene,
you can see the damage done to the tractor-trailer kind of tore right open there. this is the schuylkill expressway eastbound at university avenue this accident happened just before 1:00 a.m. it is still shut down, eastbound at university, so it's a mess of a scene this morning. we can see lots of problems out there, because of it. schuylkill expressway eastbound is shut down. you're seeing speeds of 4 miles per hour as you look at them unload the kegs and load them on to another tractor-trailer. it's a mess this morning that they are dealing with. you can see from the maps you're traveling 4 miles per hour on the schuylkill expressway eastbound at university and because of that, all traffic forced on at university force the back on to grays -- forced back on to grays avenue. a mess on the schuylkill expressway eastbound shut down for hours. >> reporter: five hours and counting, karen, my goodness. all right, we're off to a school start, but not all that balanced. there's fog around we'll talk
about that in a moment. we had sprinkles in the northern and western suburbs late last night, but they are gone. we'll see sunshine early, but there's fog, even at philadelphia international we're reporting half mile visibility, no flight delays reported just yet. wilmington, .3 visibility. millville half mile. slow it down if you encounter the thick fog. temperatures not too bad, 60 degrees in philadelphia. up in allentown and reading we're in the upper 50s. 59 in wilmington, 55 in millville. 63 in cape may. this afternoon, man, is it going to feel like summer again, we have a ridge of high pressure building in across the eastern united states. for three days we'll be warm. 58 degrees and cool by 7:00 a.m. 66 by 10:00 a.m. if you're working and playing outside, t-shirts will do. 80 degrees by 3:00 p.m. and holding that by 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m., 76 degrees, warmer air coming by wednesday, tam. details ahead in the seven day. >> let's get back to the breaking traffic story that karen has been telling us about, the eastbound schuylkill expressway shut down after the tractor-trailer accident fuel and debris making a mess of the expressway. katherine scott is live in grays ferry keeping an eye on the effort to get this cleaned up and quickly. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, crews are working here, a labor intensive process to get this hauled away from here. the westbound lane of the schuylkill expressway is getting by. they have one lane closed, but traffic is getting through. eastbound lanes of 76 are completely shout -- shut down. they are unloading the tractor-trailer. they were hauling out kegs now ding bottles and cans. this happened at the university city and exit.
two-vehicle crash that involved another tractor-trailer. that person was taken to hanheman for treatment. police have not released their condition. tractor-trailer was leaking oil and debris ended up in the westbound lanes. the salt trucks were out earlier and they made a few passes to prep the roads. the side of the tractor rl -- trailer was crushed over the median. it was split on the side. you can see the people walking in and out of the tractor-trailer as they unload it into another one to lighten the load so they can tow the vehicle. the tow trucks are positioned at the scene. the tow truck operators are walking around a little bit, maybe assessing, so far it is not hooked up. keeping an eye on the scene as they continue to unload the tractor-trailer and haul out what appears to be drink boltses and cans. looks like they are taking some out right now out of the back. so of course we'll keep an eye
on the situation here and let you know. right now the eastbound lanes are shut down 76 in grays ferry. the westbound lane is getting by one lane is getting by. we're live in grays ferry, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. we have more breaking news, a man was shot and killed during an attempted robbery in his own driveway while his wife and child were inside the house. and is live where this -- annie mccormick is live where this happened in the city's crescentville section. >> reporter: matt for the last hour and a half crime investigators and from the crime scene unit left seconds ago. the victim was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m. at temple university hospital. the shooting happened in the rear of the home. the victim lives at the home
with his young family. two men approached him, one had a gun, both announced a robbery. one fired multiple shots. police scooped him and rushed him to temple university hospital. while he was in and out of consciousness, the victim was able to give police some information. >> the victim told us that he was robbed and after the victim was shot one of the perpetrators actual took a semi automatic gun from the victim. so we don't know if the victim got a chance to pull that weapon or fit it was just stolen as a result of the robbery. >> reporter: again, at this hour, police think the motive here may have been a robbery, we just spoke to some family members of the victim who said he was a hard worker, he worked at a barber shop. he was sending money home to the dominican republic, his family
there. he was a hard-working guy. police hope there's surveillance video in the area to find the suspects. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> thanks. we have developing news in toms river, new jersey, police-involved shooting took place in silverton section last night. no officers were injured. the ocean county prosecutor's office is handling that investigation. an early morning trap left a motorcycle rider trapped beneath an suv. it happened in the strawberry mansion section of philadelphia at 1:00 a.m.ment the bikeer is in critical condition. they are piecing together what happened. septa workers are bracing for a strike right before election day. the thought of that has commuters dreading how to get
around. >> i would walk to work. >> that's how i get to work in the morning, that would be terrible. walking most probably, like b -- 30 blocks, that's a little far. >> they are seeking better pay and healthcare and pension plans. septa says it is looking for a compromise in the best interest of the riders and employees and stakeholders. regional rail will not shut down for the strike as it is operated by a different union. a republican party official in north carolina is calling the torching of a county office political terrorism. someone threw a firebomb and spray painted an antigop slogan referring to nazi. it is unclear if there were any working security cameras. the north carolina democratic party condemned the attack. gop donald trump took to twitter
to respond to the vandalism, trump said animals representing hillary clinton and dems in north carolina just fired bomb our office in orange county because we're winning. the abc news washington post poll has clinton 4 points ahead nationally. a "wall street journal" poll has her ahead by double digits. >> clinton called the attack horrific. clinton is answering confess about the wick -- questions about the wikileaks release. clinton credited nancy reagan with starting a national conversation about aids. activists blamed the reagan administration for a crippling
slow response to the crisis. presidential nominees square off in the third and final debate on wednesday. our monica malpass will be in las vegas look for her live reports tomorrow evening on "action news." >> turning to accuweather let's get the beach chairs out. >> reporter: the thing to remember over the next several days, it is in the second half of october. the mornings will be cool. yeah, three straight afternoons where it will feel like beach weather, almost. as we look at storm tracker 6 live double scan we are dry after early sprinkles and showers north and west of philadelphia, they are gone. take a look outside, it's a tranquil morning, there's the moon to howl at. sometimes it looks pink, sometimes it has an orange hue to it, not seeing that on sky6 live hd. not too bad. 60 degrees is the current temperature. the dewpoint is 60 in
philadelphia. that's an indication of saturated air. saturday you're not seeing that the moon as clearly. that will burn off. winds out of the south/southwest at 6 miles per hour not strong enough to break up the cloud cover. once we burn off the fog most of us will see a decent amount of sunshine and more clouds pop in later in the day to give us more of a sun and clouds mix. the big story today is where the numbers go later on. cool at 8:00, 58 degrees on the thermometer. comfortable and cool by 10:00 a.m. noon, 73. high of 80 degrees at 3:00 p.m. i expect to be on that at 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., we're going for 79. for the next 12 hours it's shorts and ts for a while this afternoon. high 70s in trenton, and reading. 77 in millville. down the shore, above average
temperatures, 73 in cape may. 75 in atlantic city. take a look at temperatures out to the west, notice how even at this early hour we are in the 70s in places like dallas and new orleans and wichita. that's a big ridge of high pressure that is moving east. over the next several days we'll enjoy the above-average pattern. 08 today. two record breakers on tuesday and wednesday. 86 and 85 respectively. 80 is the high today. 86 lots of sunshine following morning fog tomorrow morning. 85 on wednesday. a couple of records here, maybe a wednesday shower late in the day. sun and clouds on thursday, 77. a couple of showers and by thursday into friday we're getting on the other side of that ridge and we start to see the return of cooler air. clouds on friday, 71 degrees. showers here and there. saturday, sun, dry, 65.
and high of 63 on sunday, again back to reality for the weekend. >> thanks, david. 5:43 still ahead on "action news," new information for police on the murder of olympic sprinter tyson gay's 15-year-old daughter. look at the jam on the schuylkill expressway at this hour, you're jammed solid as you head eastbound past the vine to university. we're looking live past south street all because of the major accident up ahead closing the schuylkill expressway eastbound at university. details when "action news" comes right back.
breaking news on the schuylkill expressway eastbound by grays ferry for hours now, this has been a mess, a tractor-trailer getting into an accident around 1:00 a.m. carrying kegs of beer. after the accident fuel and debris on the road. it's been a slow painful process trying to get it cleaned up and back to normal. >> the morning rush has not hit its peak, but it's approaching. >> reporter: it's really jammed on the schuylkill expressway eastbound it's been shut down for hours. they are taking everything out this tractor-trailer and putting
it into one. it was carrying kegs of beer and they have to load it up before they can get it out of here. this is an area where you have two lanes, it's blocked completely. it's smashed up against the wall. we have the westbound lanes shut down for a while they were worried what was in here, the kegs are were afraid the kegs would leak out ton the westbound -- out on to the westbound lanes. on the waze app you find people are talking about speeds 4 miles per hour. you're jammed from the vine heading toward university. you have to get off at university get back on at grays ferry. schuylkill expressway eastbound shut down with the major accident blocking all lanes four miles per hour, one of two lanes blocked westbound as with the, that's a big mess. an accident near king of prussia on swede street at powell street
not as big as a deal. the weather is affecting you right now. only .3 vebility because of fog -- visibility because of the fog in the area. philadelphia international call ahead. .3 in wilmington. one mile in millville. 3 miles in allentown. most especially philadelphia and areas south and west are dealing with it. >> philadelphia police are investigating an execution style killing. in kensington a 19-year-old was found shot in the head at close range. the shooter ran from the scene. right now there's no clear motive for the murder. also new and sad this morning there's been an arrest in the teenage daughter. olympian tyson gay. trinity gay was shot to death at the university of kentucky in
lexington. there was an exchange of gunfire in the benjamin franklin parkway. grief counselors will be on hand today where trenton was following in her father's footsteps as a sprinter. mike mccleary is seeking $4 million in damages be he provided key evidence in getting jerry sandusky convicted of child abuse. he claims he was discriminated against after. two shoots went into a home in ridley park in the afternoon, the homeowner suffered a graze wound to the ear. school pep rally in
lanes. creating a mess this morning. let's take a look at mass transit, everything here is running on time, dave. >> reporter: all right, karen on the big board we are dressing the kids in a jacket because we have temperatures in the 55 to 60-degree range. this afternoon it is shorts and ts and i will show you why right here. 58 degrees by 10:00 a.m. noon, 66. in the afternoon a ridge of high pressure builds from the southwest. we end up with temperatures soaring. 3:00 p.m., 80 degrees, still hitting there by 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m., 76 degrees, patchy fog around this morning. >> two astronauts will embark on what will be china's longest mission in space they blasted off from the gobiy desert overnight. china aims to send it's own more
after opening fire, the gunman steals the patrol car. the officer is recovering from serious injuries. the man who shot him later abandoned the police car and he is still out there. they have not spotted him since. fbi director james comey talked about police shootings nationwide comey said videos are creating a narrative that biased cops are killing black men. he told the gathering of police chiefs that the false sense that there's an epidemic of police shootings is making the wedge between police and communities wider. >> macy's is going to be open black friday even though other stores are scaling back. >> kegs of beer crashes on on
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i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you. 6:00 a.m., monday, october 17 we're working on several breaking stories this morning. police are looking for the crook who shot and robbed a philadelphia faring feet from the home where his wife and -- father feet from the home where his wife and child were inside. >> crash of a tractor-trailer shut down the schuylkill expressway for five hours, it's approving a problem to clean up. >> accuweather is tracking a blast of summer weather here in