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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 4:30 on this tuesday november 15th. >> we're following breaking news here on "action news." a woman is found way garb in her head in southampton authorities believe she was stabbed. we'll have a live report. >> a four-year-old girl is missing and the subject of an amber alert. police say she was kidnapped and possibly heading our way. >> president-elect donald trump's pick for chief strategist is creating anger even fear while president obama holds his first post election news conference and offers words about his successor. >> first up let's talk about your accuweather. we've got dave murphy for that and karen rogers is taking a
look at your commute. good morning. >> good morning, everybody. starting out under the clouds and a little bit of rain around. most of this is over in south jersey although you can see that some of it is coming up towards philadelphia, just a little bit of a patch. during the morning hours in particular maybe into the afternoon we could be in and out of a little bit of this shower activity. overall though it's not really that impressive and at most we're probably looking at maybe a tenth or a quarter of an inch of rain in some spots. pretty light stuff nuisance precipitation. temperatures 49 degrees in philadelphia, 45 in allentown, 43 in reading, fledge wilmington and 50 degrees in trenton. just 49 in millville and 51 in cape may. and winds are light although you can see that they have turned down out of the north instead of the south and we're going to be a little bit cooler today as a result. still not too bad later on though. during the morning look for a scattered sprinkle kell and shower at times. 47 by 7:00 53 by 10:00. by noon we're 57 and later we might see the return some of sunshine. by 3 o'clock we're going for a
high of 59 degrees. could even see 60 on the thermometer in a couple of places and by 6 o'clock 53 degrees with a few stars starting to break on out. really looks like a nice stretch of weather after today karen and maybe even as soon as this afternoon. details on that coming up in the seven day. >> nice to hear that. for now you're going to watch for roads a little bit damp as we look live right now new jersey. this is route 47 delsea drive right here at route 40 in franklin township if you're coming from gloucester county, just a little bit damp as you're heading out right now here. we've seen on that radar as the rain pushes in from the coastline. in east whiteland township chester county wet for another reason. we have a water main break route 29 north of route 30. that's lancaster avenue. they do have crews on the scene so in the meantime you could stick to 401 or 252 as your alternate. live outside on i-95 here we're at cottman. no delays. we're still dry on i-95. looking pretty good and no problems out there as you're heading out. on the vine street expressway it was closed overnight for construction. we still see the crews on the scene right now.
expected to lift by about 5:00 a.m. but the crews will return again tonight at 11:00 and shut the vine down in both directions. matt. >> thank you, karen. let's go straight to news here a woman has been found stabbed in mount holly burlington county. police found her bleeding from her head. katherine scott is live on this scene west monroe street in mount holly where it happened. katherine. >> reporter: matt it's still early on in this investigation. still working to gather details. we know that a woman was assaulted and stabbed overnight. she was rushed to a hospital in trenton and you can see this morning that the road remains closed off here in mount holly and police are still on the scene. this happened around midnight on the unit block of west monroe street. police were called to the scene to investigate. overnight investigators seemed to be focusing on an suv in the middle of the road. police say the victim was stabbed. she was bleeding from her head. she was airlifted to helene fuld medical center. there's been no word on her condition since. in terms of the circumstances
of this assault and stabbing, what led up to it, what the motive was, that all remains under investigation here this morning. so far there's been no word of any suspects and the name of the victim has not been released but again, back here live this morning in mount holly, you can see the road is still blocked off as police continue to investigate the assault and stabbing of a woman here overnight. we're live in mount holly katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> there's still no sign of a four-year-old girl the focus of an amber alert out of virginia. police say annabelle doretha hope richardson could be headed for new jersey and that she could be in extreme danger. authorities believe that dylan james richardson took her last wednesday. dylan richardson is her father but he does not have custody. he's driving a 1995 burgundy chevy van with virginia plates vmg2332. if you have a tip, police are desperate to hear from you. >> developing now the search for suspects in a murder mystery in trenton.
police found a man shot dead on the 1400 block of edgewood avenue at midnight. grieving family members tried to push past the crime tape when they heard about the killing. no word yet on who pulled the trigger or why. and police are looking for two people who attacked and stabbed a 16-year-old boy in southwest philadelphia. it happened late last night on the 1400 block of south vogden street. police say that victim knows his attackers. >> president obama held his first press conference since the election of donald trump and continued to call for unity even as there was outrage over some of the early picks for trump's administration. abc's jenae norman has the latest from washington. >> reporter: president obama not backing down over concerns about whether donald trump has the temperament to serve as commander-in-chief. >> do i have concerns? absolutely. of course i've got concerns.
when you're a candidate and you say something that is inaccurate or controversial, it has less impact than it does when you're president of the united states. >> reporter: this as trump's transition team faces more backlash over the appointment of steve bannon as senior adviser. a champion of the alt right a conservative movement many say is fueled by racism, sexism and antisemitism. >> i think steven bannon appointment to senior adviser to donald trump is an absolute unmitigated disaster. >> reporter: the man slated to help shape the white house message published headlines like these during his time at breitbart media. hoisted high and proud, the confederate flag pro claims a glorious heritage. birth control makes women unattractive and crazy. and this one, calling conservative analyst bill crystal a "renegade jew." since trump's victory concerns that type of rhetoric is trickling down.
in one pennsylvania school, chants of white power. in a michigan cafeteria, latino students taunted with trump slogans. >> i am so saddened to hear that and i say stop. >> reporter: trump on "60 minutes" working to ease fears. >> don't be afraid. we are going to bring our country back but certainly don't be afraid. >> reporter: and a phone call between vladimir putin and trump. the kremlin saying the two agreed to try to mend ties between the u.s. and russia. jenae norman, abc news, washington. >> philadelphia mayor jim kenney is vowing to e action. police say this man in the surveillance video is suspected of spray painting swastikas and bigoted comments in south philadelphia. mayor kenney said these acts
have noplace in philadelphia. >> as mayor, i press you that i will stand up against hate crimes violence and anything else that threatens our city's inclusive and diverse practices. >> the mayor was also asked about president-elect trump's campaign promise to crack down on sanctuary cities like philadelphia that refuse to hold undocumented people arrested for nonviolent crimes for immigration officials. mayor kenney says he vows to uphold the constitution by not holding people in jail without a warrant. >> back to president obama here. he arrived in greece about 45 minutes ago for the first leg of his final overseas trip as commander-in-chief. a big theme will be assuring allies that a donald trump administration will be committed to nato and each member's defense. greece's debt crisis also will be a focus. germany another stop in the president's trip opposes giving any debt relief to greece something the u.s. supports. >> 13 people most of them penn state students are facing a slew of charges as fallout from a celebration that turned destructive after psu upset
ohio state in football last month. thousands of fans ran into the street in state college. 11 students are now charged with disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. police say they caused $30 in damage to cars and signs on campus. the win started penn state's rise into the top 10. >> happening today, several philadelphia music legends will receive the prestigious marion anderson award. grammy award winner patti labelle bell and music producers kenny gamble and leon hough will receive the honor during a gala at the kimmel center tonight. the award is named after the famous philadelphia opera singer. >> next up on "action news" new overnight a fiery chicago plane landing may soon be heading for a courtroom. >> plus, see the new smart watch that's not powered by a battery. it is powered by you and your body heat. david. >> wow. buses are still powered by diesel and gasoline overall and it's going to be a little better on the bus stop this morning temperature-wise.
>> ♪ >> welcome back. you're taking a live look here the commodore barry bridge. got a little rain move through our region. question is what will the rest of your tuesday look like? i think we might be in for some answers. >> i think we have the gentleman with them. >> we do? oh. >> yeah. >> don't be bashful. >> okay. storm tracker6 live double scan right now shows that we do have a little bit of rain out there. the western suburbs not really seeing a whole lot of this. if we go in tighter you can see some rain moving not only through south jersey but
notice how it's just slightly pushing to the west and it could be that philadelphia picks up some of that and then there's also that batch of showers coming up past millville and away from dover. and it's possible some of that also pushes up into philadelphia. western suburbs maybe a little spritz here or there. looks like most of this will be sented to the eastern part of the region during the rush hour. as we take a look outside we have cloudy skies over center philadelphia and we are looking at somewhat damp conditions. temps not too bad though its not as chilly this morning as it was yesterday. we're at 49 degrees in philadelphia. some suburbs down in the mid 40's this morning but that's about as bad as it gets and winds out of the north dropping down out of the north keeping us a tad cooler this afternoon but not all that strong at just 6 miles an hour. future tracker6 the latest run does show that between now and 9 o'clock some of that rain may make it over to philadelphia. looks like if you're out toward reading lancaster maybe even wilmington you're not going to see as much and then by about lunchtime most of this is pushing away from us. areas around trenton and maybe
up toward allentown might still be looking at a little bit of it and then later in the afternoon it actually looks like we may clear enough to get some sunshine back into play. so, it's a morning threat of a shower or a sprinkle. afternoon drying today. and temperatures not too bad overall. 47 by 8 o'clock. 53 perhaps still a little bit damp by 10 o'clock but by noon most of us starting to dry out. still fairly cloudy 57 degrees there and by 3 o'clock some sun returns and a high of 59 degrees this afternoon. might even get up to 60 on some thermometers and by 5 o'clock back down to 56. your high temperatures across the region under clouds in the morning and maybe some sun later, 58 degrees in allentown, 58 in trenton and very similar numbers in reading, wilmington, philadelphia and millville. down the shore probably the mid-50's this afternoon. and then tomorrow that system is off the coast. got another one coming at us but sunshine will return. get quite a bit of it tomorrow actually and a nice high of 62 degrees. it will start to turn milder and it looks like we've got a lot of high pressure out to the west of us that keeps us
in pretty good shape as we move through the rest of the work week and into at least the first part of the weekend. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, today's high is 59 degrees. mostly cloudy skies with some damp conditions off and on through the morning. but afternoon drying and perhaps the return of some later day sun. then partly to mostly sunny on wednesday, milder, 62 degrees. and still very nice on thursday with a another high of school. on friday, sunny and even milder, a high of 66 and to start out the weekend on saturday partly sunny and looking pretty good with a high of 66 degrees. we've got the philadelphia half marathon on saturday. the marathon on sunday. saturday looks great. on sunday, it's going to be windy and chillier with a high of just 49 and there's the chance of showers around on sunday. on monday though back to the good stuff. you can see how we stay a little bit cooler in the first part of next week with a high of 48 on monday. remember, when we are not on the air you can always get the latest weather information on 6abc.com/weather and of course you can get that storm tracker6 app on your smartphone you can keep an eye on those showers and kind of track them as they move
through this morning. >> okay, good to know. >> yeah. >> thank you david. developing this morning thousands of firefighters are battling wildfires in the south and there's little indication they'll get help from the weather any time soon. about 80,000 acres burned across eight states including georgia north carolina kentucky and tennessee. officials say many of these fires were deliberately set. the smoke is so heavy in some areas residents are wearing masks. >> new this morning, 18 passengers filed a lawsuit in connection with an airplane fire at chicago's o'hare international last month. the right engine of the miami bound flight broke into four pieces on the runway. more than a dozen people had to be hospitalized. the suit names boeing and american airlines as defendants along with general elect trick aviation claiming it sold a faulty engine boeing to assemble an unsafe aircraft. all three companies declined to comment on the pending litigation. authorities wonder if a drone caused a midair scare for a flight carrying almost 60 people over can today.
the porter airline flight was over lake ontario when the pilot noticed something and swerved the plane to avoid it. the sudden jerk tossed around two flight attendants. they are okay. investigators are trying to determine if the flying object was indeed a drone. the plane made it safely from ottawa to toronto. >> it's 4:47. coming up mourning a respected journalist and friend. a home is nearly swallowed by a sinkhole. >> an oreo candy bar is in the works. "action news" will be back.
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. we're looking live on sky6 at philadelphia international airport. we have some wet weather headed this way towards philadelphia. right now roads are damp in south jersey and parts of delaware. looking pretty good here on the vine street expressway. eastbound is in the process of reopening. westbound as well so we can see the cars moving westbound. not seeing any cars just yet eastbound but i think any minutes now they'll be reopened at 5:00 a.m. it was closed overnight for construction and crews will return again tonight at 11 o'clock and shut the vine down in both directions seeing that westbound traffic moving on out. on the roosevelt boulevard here we're looking okay as that southbound traffic heads
towards the schuylkill between fox street and ridge the overnight construction there has cleared. so, boulevard moving a little bit better right there. live in for the -- fort washington hearing about a disabled vehicle southbound on 309 past the turnpike. in this camera shot we can see traffic is moving okay. very light volume at this hour. we have a water main break in east whiteland township route 29 north of route 30 lancaster avenue but traffic is getting by. >> innovation lanes up and running at chicago o'hare's international airport. the bins are 25 percent larger and bags considered a potential threat can be directed to a separate area without interrupting the bins behind it. officials say the new lines can decrease the time travelers center in security training at o'hare by 30 percent. >> now to time to cake take a look at business. new hybrid and electric vehicles will be required to make noise when they travel at low speeds. the new requirement is for pedestrian safety and for
people who are blind. 2400 people have been injured by these vehicles which can be eerily quiet. the new rule would require the cars to meet noise when they're traveling below 19 miles an hour. the major stock indices ended the day mixed. the dow jones did gain 21 points. this morning though futures are pointing to yet again a mixed open. new smart watch claims to be powered by body heat. the new power watch converts temperature differences into electricity. it costs $100. it also serves as a fitness tracker. it will even tell you how many watts of injury you've created throughout the day. oreo released a product. the cocky maker teamed up with european chocolate company milka to create a new candy bar. it has bits of cookies surrounded by vanilla cream filling inside. there's a second version that has two layers of cream filling. >> which would be double stuff. >> double stuff, yes, absolutely right. >> okay: time now 4:52. "action news" will be right
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with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 5 o'clock on this tuesday november 15th and we're following breaking news. >> a woman airlifted to the hospital after being stabbed overnight in south jersey. we'll have a live report from the scene. >> new this morning, crews battle a blaze in a montgomery county school. >> and taking a live look here from sky6 out over center city. it's clear for now but some showers continue this morning making for a wet commute. >> let's get more on that with meteorologist, david murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> and storm tracker6 live double scan is right on those showers showing you that they are getting closer to philadelphia kind of wrapping in from the coast and it won't be too much longer before the city starts to pick up more than maybe the drizzle drop you're getting right now. there's also some additional showers down to the south that may pop through. not sure how west this is going to push but the city itself looks like it will probably get some of this and every now and then there's a little