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5:00 a.m. on this monday, april 17. tam is off, nydia han joins us. >> we're following breaking news, gunfire this morning claims another life after a violent weekend across philadelphia. >> police in delaware are looking for a gunman who shot a 15-year-old boy. live look from sky6 live hd we are tracking showers this morning. >> hopefully everyone had a wonderful weekend, let's get back to work abbey -- and school. good morning, everyone, while
most of us are dry, there are showers moving east of baltimore popping through central new castle county, delaware and northern berks county, so some of us will get wet this morning. there's additional shower activity that will slide south of philadelphia as we head to midday and early afternoon. creek we can see things clouding up, too, i do expect the return of sunshine later today. 65 degrees currently in philadelphia. so it's very mild to start out. 56 degrees in allentown. 63 in reading. 67 in wilmington, 66 in trenton. and even 60 in cape may. winds are light out there. as we roll through the day, it does get mild again. not as warm as easter, but warm. 69 degrees by noon, 74 degrees we'll hit that at 4:00 p.m. and hold 70 by 7:00 p.m. tonight. the pollen count is running high today in fact for the next several days, keep that in mind,
allergy surfers, we'll give you topsy-turvy weather coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: you love that topes turfy. we have a descraibl -- disabled vehicle on the vine street expressway. we have a vehicle blocking the lane on 926 stick to lenape road. an accident in new field is causing an issue on north delsea drive 47 at grub road. stick to brown road to avoid any problems there. 42 that's the northbound traffic coming up from deptford or turnersville no problems there. >> a gunman shot a man in southwest philadelphia, a victim staggered you out on the streetd later died.
the murder capped a violent weekend in the city. jennifer joyce has more. >> reporter: mass it was a violent easter weekend with police investigating 15 separate shootings. that violence continued this morning. hours ago we are hearing of two separate shootings one of the people is dead this morning. just hours ago police say a 27-year-old man was shot in the chest in southwest philadelphia along the 2200 block of felton street. the man was pronounced at the scene. another shooting in the feltonville section. two men extra woman arrived in a private vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds at temple hospital. they were told an unknown man shot them in a confrontation in east wick hocken street.
15 others were shot two others were dead. their killers are on the loose. the map shows the shootings took place across the city. handguns were used in each case. no arrests were made. >> we had numerous shootings over the weekend, summertime is coming, warm weather today, you know, we get shootings that peak and valley during the warm weather, but we have, we have enough police out here to respond to any of these assignments. >> reporter: homicide count is up so far this year about 13% compared to this time last year. now police commissioner, said this is a deadly mixture of poverty, gums and lack of conflict solving skills. reporting live at police headquarters, jennifer joyce channel 6 "action news." >> developing overnight, police in new castle county are searching for the gunman who
shot a 15-year-old boy. it happened at 11:00 p.m. in edgemore. 911 calls led officers to the scene where they found the 15-year-old shot in the stomach. he was rushed to christiana hospital in critical condition. no arrests have been made and no word on what sparked the shooting. firefighters pulled a person from a fast fast-moving house fire in montgomery county. it broke out on the 2700 block of besser lane. the victim was rushed to abington hospital. no word on their condition or what sparked the fire. destructive forest fires continue to keep florida firefighters busy. there are 110 active fires covering 120,000 acres. they pan from georgia border to miami. officials say their attention is focused on two fires in central
florida. dramatic video shows a car in a parking lot submerged by floodwaters. cincinnati, ohio was hit by severe thunderstorms heavy rain and hail. in some neighborhoods in the region, floodwaters reached over 6 feet high. ohio got 3 inches of rain and wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. meteorologist warned the impact the storm would have in southwest ohio, southwest indiana and kentucky. >> i wonder how many people put on the air-conditioning yesterday. >> reporter: ours came on, but i thought let's not do that just yet. we're dry in the area, if we go in tighter you can see light sprinkles and showers pushing toward new castle county, delaware. another batch north of harrisburg that could be making its way toward northern berks county and allentown so spotty
shower activity around during the morning commute. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd, center city, looking okay here. drier conditions for the first part of the morning commute. temperatures are mild, 65 in the city. 67 in wilmington, 56 degrees in allentown. up in the cooler suburbs up north it feels failure comfortable. 66 in millville. trenton and 60 in cape may. cloud cover shows you it's extending back through pittsburgh. there are showers out there. looks like this batch will come through in the morning. this survives in the southern part of the region into the afternoon. future tracker 6 shows you between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. there's a chance of showers popping through, we hope it pushes to the south quickly this afternoon, although the farther south you are toward the shore there's a possibility it lingers into the afternoon. 73 in the lehigh valley, clouds and sun, mild afternoon, dry up
north. down the shore there's a chance of spotty shower at times. clouds perhaps mixing with sun otherwise, and 72 degrees there. in philadelphia, clouds in the morning, sun in the afternoon, a spotty shower can't be ruled out and 74 is the high. it's breezy at times, too. right now the winds are not that bad, but later in the day they could pop up a bit. overnight 49 degrees the overnight low, partly cloudy skies, initially with more and more clearing toward morning, the winds dieing down, the suburbs going down into the low to mid 40s. 48 degrees in philadelphia. as we head in the afternoon, 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. we are getting into the mid 60s and low 60s in spots. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 74 today, clouds and sun arc spotty shower can't be ruled out. tomorrow, 65, late-day shower possible.
75 on wednesday, late shower or thunderstorm. 69 friday, clouds and sun, maybe a spotty shower. for the coming weekend we're cooling saturday down under mostly cloudy skies, high of 62. should be dry during the day, should be dry for the evening union game and cloudy with a spotty shower on sunday. >> time right now, 5:09 a.m. false reports of gunfire in new york city set off up and down owe pandemonium with a stampede. a military family heads to the field of their favorite football team it is surprise they will not soon forget.
>> welcome back on this monday morning, 5:12 a.m., 65 degrees, sky6 live hd taking a live look at city hall from our city hall camera, the nfl draft is coming. hey, it was so warm yesterday, a little more spring-like today. >> summer, and then spring. >> reporter: summer, spring, fall, we'll mix all of them together in the seven day. it's mostly spring-like out there. let's look outside, this is i-95 at the vine we have light volume on this easter monday. we'll see how many people are working for now. right now we have a fair amount of people, but no delays on i-95 at the vine.
we have a disable vehicle on the boulevard, northbound outer drive at woodhaven road. watch for a disabled vehicle causing a little bit of a problem there. construction middletown township, 13 southbound between shannon boulevard, pit road. we have showers trying to form west and south of the area, but 65 currently right now in philadelphia. feels great after the warm day yesterday. 66 in millville. mild today. 74 is the high, clouds and sunshine, watch for a spotty shower. enjoy it today. no big weather-related problems impacting your morning commute, matt. >> thanks, karen. police say false reports of
gunfire being fired at coney island amunicipality park set off a -- amusement park set off a stampede. several people were hurt from the chaos. authorities insist no shots were fired. this comes two days after a gun report went over at penn station caused a similar panic. a brawl inside a walmart sent a person to the hospital and one to jail. witnesses say two women were arguing right before fists flew, their husband's jumped in and one was knocked unconscious and suffered serious injuries, another man was arrested and charged with battery. some bank robberies wear elaborate disguises, as you can see not this woman she has been robbing banks wearing pajamas,
she doesn't conceal her face, and she doesn't carry a weapon, but she is taking the case seriously. the phillies are in the last place in the nl east. they can thank bryce harpers ballot for the latest lost 3-run walk off homer. phillies face the mets on the roads tomorrow. >> this is my favorite story of the morning. a military member cruised his favorite football team to surprise his family on easter. staff sergeant matthew hawk is a nebraska football fan. he suited up as a corn huskerrer for the football game. right from the coin flip he took off his helmet. there he goes, and delivers the huge surprise. >> i'm really excited, i'm glad he is home. >> it was a low gist tick
nightmare when we found out about, we had five days to get me home. >> it took staff sergeant five flights and 27 hours to get from afghanistan to nebraska, but elingsd it was all worth it for a holiday weekend with his wife and 6 children. >> nice job. >> 5 16. it is one of the most time honored easter tradition in philadelphia. coming up we'll have a look at the easter promenade on south street. >> police in massachusetts make an arrest in the murder of a woman out for a run last summer. 63 degrees by 6, 64 by 8:00 a.m. we can't rule out a spotty sprinkle or shower. when i come back i'll have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and look at the conditions in our travel stills. vanessa: i got hurt and was given painkillers.
by the time the drugs ran out, i was addicted. it happened so fast. i ended up on the streets, where the drugs are cheaper and easier to get. i was a full blown heroin addict, selling my soul to get high. when i realized i needed help i didn't know where to go. but i got help and you can too. you're not alone. help is within reach. this is governor chris christie. call 844 reach nj or visit reachnj.gov. >> easter bonnets and bunny ears were on display at the easter promenade along south
street. it marks the 85th year of the philadelphia tradition. children donned their sunday best trying to get the best dressed awards. and alicia vitarelli was on hand to judge the contest. police say yesterday's crowd was the largest ever and you can blame the great easter weather. >> it was nice to have everybody out and about, i would not like to judge that contest, because they all looked great. live on the platt bridge, eastbound traffic on the left-hand side, heading toward the airport moving nicely right now with no big problems, good shot of roads, although we're watching for showers near the area, not seeing it currently, platt bridge looking good. with mass transit, route 11 trolley is shuttle busing between 49th and woodland for police activity. watch for that police activity creating a shuttle bus situation
for the route 11 trolley. cumberland county if you're traveling on north delsea drive at grub street police on the scene there. storm tracker 6 live double scan picking up light sprinkles and showers look like they are falling a part a little bit as they make it into wilmington dieing south of i-95. there's more of that action up north of harrisburg this is light, nuisance stuff, but it's on the way in gradually during the morning commute. we're looking at a fair amount of clouds in the 1 hour forecast. 63. 69 by noon, spotty showers can't be ruled out. 3:00 p.m., 73. most of us drying out. 74 is the high. we'll hit that late in the afternoon say around 4:00 p.m. and holding 70 degrees by 7:00 p.m. as we look at the forward forecast we're in the 70s today, but tomorrow morning we're back down heading toward the upper 40s for overnight lows affirm quick look at the airport all green aircraft at the big
board which means no major delays and we have no sign of precipitation in our big travel destinations. >> in "healthcheck," new recommendations out today could help nursing moms get more support. the american academy of pediatrics is pushing doctors to make offices more comfortable for breast feeding. it provides doctors to providel. the academy of peed pediats is offering new against for nurse -- guidance for nurses in the nicu for safe and effective operations. >> up next in the morning buzz, a dad turns his family easter egg hunt into a chase.
>> new overnight, police are investigating the discovery of a body near the adventure aquarium in camden. details at 5:30. first here's "g.m.a.'s" first look. >> reporter: the alleged killer of 27-year-old vanessa marcott is behind bars and being held on bail. >> it was her efforts that we obtained the dna of her killer. this morning her family is talking to "g.m.a." >> as her cousin i will always be proud of her, she is a fighter and everyday she makes me want to be a better person. >> finding the person that did this is not going to bring her back, but we're relieved and it gives the family some peace that the person is found and he can't do this to someone else. >> reporter: coming up at 7:00 a.m. form fbi special agent brad
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5:25 a.m., 65 degrees, sky6 live hd looking at the ben franklin bridge. back to reality after the easter weekend, the temperature will be a little bit more realistic for this time of the year. and people back to work, have a good one. >> that you thousands of chile heading to the white house for the easter egg roll. 21,000 guests are expected to join the first farm. 18,000 commemorative eggs were ordered. the roll dates back to 1887 started by president rutherford b.hayes. david wanted to make sure children were getting exercise, so he brought his remote control car to the park with chocolates fached to -- attached to the bumper, the children i say which ad the car grabbing the treats.
april the giraffe's new baby the calf weighs in at 129 points 5'9". april has recovered and eating everything in sight. more than a million people were watching the online stream on saturday when she gave birth. the zoo will hold a contest to give the baby giraffe a name. any suggestions nydia? >> how about spot. surveillance video shows how suspects cruised a truck to try to rob a bank. plus, a police officer talks about how he helped deliver a baby. those stories and more when "action news" continues. we live you live with a picture of the commodore barry bridge. we'll be right back.
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place to live. good morning, everybody 5:30 a.m., april 17. tam is off, nydia han joins us. >> i hope you had a nice weekend. >> reporter: we're rolling out of a warm sunday, it was beautiful out there, i hope you had a chance to enjoy it. we've mild conditions and change is building in from the west. some coming in from maryland and eastern shore and heading into new castle county delaware. there's stuff that will make a chance running at us later. you can see showers falling a part by pottstown. it's possible that some of the light showers make it through northern berks and perhaps the lehigh valley later this afternoon. as you look wider on storm tracker 6 live or satellite and radar, i should say there's additional shower activity by pittsburgh. that should be on the way in. generally speaking we're looking at spotty activity in the morning and clouding up later in the morning.