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5:00 a.m., monday, june 5. >> we're following breaking news, intruders kick open the back door of a philadelphia home firing bullets at a man inside to the point of overkill. bill cosby goes on trial in norristown with opening statements in his sex assault trial expected this morning. looking live through sky6 live hd at philadelphia international. accuweather is tracking a bit of showers and thunderstorms. >> let's finds occupant about that david murphy has accuweather and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we have a batch of thunderstorms east of us pulling away from long island. even where you don't see green there could drizzle on your windshield. lots of clouds out to the west, maybe a sunny break or two today. eventually later today we'll be looking at the redevelopment of more showers.
in a couple of neighborhoods we could be talking about downpours by the shore. northern and western suburbs would be looking at an isolated strong thunderstorm. 65 is the current temperature in philadelphia. tranquil as we head outside in most neighborhoods. 59 in allentown. milder as we head into south jersey, a couple of spots closer to 70-degree mark. as we go through the day, 66 by 7:00 a.m. 77 by noon in philadelphia. a high of 79 around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, some spots like center city might hit 80 or so. sprinkles and showers in the morning, as we head into the afternoon and overing hours you gusty thunderstorms can't be ruled out. karen, when i step inside we'll track the storms on future tracker 6. unfortunately we have a bit of unsettled pattern in the workweek. those details coming up in the seven day. >> reporter: we have roads a little damp, but not so bad right now. looking live on the blue route approaching conshohocken that's
the northbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway. no problems in conshohocken. on the northeast extension we have the left lane blocked with construction crews between quakertown and lansdale. watch for this in both directions not causing a problem just yet. outside live on i-95 if you're coming down from bensalem or langhorne southbound traffic heading toward center city. moving nicely, a shower in one or two spots along the way. no construction or no problems on the vine street expressway, westbound/eastbound moving just fine all lanes are open tam. >> thank you, karen. breaking this morning, a manhunt is going on for an inmate in bucks county. police say the inmate was being transported when he somehow managed to escape near bristol and lower states road last night. residents are asked to stay inside their homes. anyone with information about his whereabouts is under to call
911. >> suspects busted into the back door of a home in west oak lane section and shot and killed a 29-year-old man, all this going on while the victim's grandmother was upstairs. jeanette reyes is live on the scene with the details. good morning, jennette. >> reporter: good morning, tam, this was a brazen home invasion that ended in execution-style murder. take a live look behind me, investigators are on the scene. it doesn't appear anything was taken from inside the home. all happened hours ago around 1:00 a.m. along the 6500 block of north 16th street in the west oak lane section of the city. the suspects kicked in the back door according to police and rushed into the home. the victim was sitting in the living room watching television when the suspects fired at him 11 dimes at pointblank range in the chest and the neck. take a listen to what police had to say. >> we found multiple spent
shell casings, large caliber, many shell casings were inches from the victim's body, so appears the shooter was standing in close proximity to the victim when he fired multiple shots. clearly appears to be an execution-type homicide. >> reporter: the victim's grandmother was in the second floor of the home in the bedroom. she was unharmed. police are questioning her and reviewing surveillance video from nearby hoping that will provide clues in finding the killers here. jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> we have details on a crash on i-95, pennsylvania state police say one person was killed in the crash in tinicum township, delaware county. it happened along the northbound lanes near exit 10 last night. two vehicles smashed into each other, sending one airborne into the northbound lanes, the yukon
rolled over a third car. the three people in the yukon 18 years old or less than that were not wearing seat belts. one was killed. two others were rushed to the hospital. other people including juveniles in the two other vehicles suffered minor injuries. a man shot a guys twice in the rear alley away in overbrook section. officers rushed the victim to the hospital in serious, but stable condition. investigators are trying to figure out what shot the man and why. 5:05 a.m., happening today, after months of build up, the bill cosby sexual assault trial will begin in norristown. he is not expected to take the stand, but his accusers is expected to testify before the jury. in fact it will be the first time andrea constan will tell her story in public. she was a temple university
basketball team staffer. the 79-year-old actor said the encounter was consensual. coming up at 6:00 a.m. we'll have a full preview live from the montgomery county courthouse. happening today, closing arguments begin in the trial of lee kaplan, the bucks county man accused of sexually assaulting 6 girls from an amish family and fathering children from one of them. the parents gifted the girls to kaplan as thanks for financial help. the prosecution rested its case on friday, the defense did not present a case. fire destroyed a home in south philadelphia, flames broke out on sheridan street yesterday afternoon. crews gained the upper hand quickly and everyone got out safely, but the home is total loss. residents in bucks county are hoping a bear will leave their community and soon. the bear was spotted running through several neighborhoods in
feasterville. animal control officials cornered him when he climbed up a tree. they tried shooting it with a tranquilizer dart, but the dart grazed the bear. >> right now our best plan for his safety is to let him come down out of that tree on his own tonight and that's why we don't want anyone around we don't you to get hurt, we don't him to get nervous because he is a wild animal. >> authorities added it was too dangerous to try to shoot the bear in the dark. they have confirmed it was the same 100-pound bear spotted in doylestown three days ago. david chance for showers this morning a little bit this afternoon. >> reporter: a couple of spots might see a downpour this afternoon or heavy thunderstorm. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're mainly dry across the region. i like to give up the two mentional view. the only -- two dimensional view. the only sprinkle or shower is
in lancaster. the thunderstorms off to the east are continuing to move east. as we take a look outside, we have sky6 live hd and it is cloudy out there this morning, although we can't rule out sunny breaks. as you check out the commodore barry bridge, it does, indeed look like there's bright spots in the sky over the bridge. 65 degrees currently in philadelphia. we're waking up to 59 degrees in allentown. 65 in wilmington, 62 in trenton, the farther south you go through south jersey, the milder it is. we have spots in the low 70s at dawn. as we look at future tracker 6 again through the morning, clouds tend to fill in a little bit, but we're mainly dry. if you're down the shore ascertain southern one-third -- and the southern one-third or half of delaware there's an area of low pressure that will be for forming off delmarva that will be giving you rain down there. rest of the us looking to the north and west for possible showers and thunderstorms. this new run has the suppressed
to the north, but there's a chance it comes down into reading and allentown. philadelphia, a sprinkle, again more rain down south. by 10:30 p.m. more of the storm in the poconos may be coming toward the northern and western suburbs. there's a slight chance of an isolated severe storm tonight. it could produce damaging wind and hail, but the biggest issue for that would be up in the poconos, maybe toward allentown and reading. philadelphia much less of a chance of severe stuff later today and tonight. up in the lehigh valley, mostly cloudy, we'll call for the potential of a shower or thunderstorm. the best chance of a storm would be later today and tonight and 77 degrees. down the shore we're looking at showers around mostly cloudy, most of the showers a little later in the morning and through the afternoon, heavy downpour can't be ruled out at times down the shore, 73 is the high on the beach. in philadelphia, lots of clouds, a shower or thunderstorm can't be ruled out. as you saw on future tracker it is mostly dry, 79 degrees is the
warm high today. overnight tonight, cloudy skies shower or thunderstorm in the evening. 61 degrees is the high. tomorrow morning we're cloudy with a sprinkle or shower around, a little bit more of a shower developing along with a spotty thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. unsettled pattern will be with us for the next several days. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today mostly cloudy, spotty shower or thunderstorm, best chance of a storm in the northern and western suburbs, best chance of a heavy shower down the shore, 79 degrees. tomorrow, cooler high of 68. again as you just saw on future tracker, showers and perhaps ana thunderstorm in the region. wednesday, more clouds and showers, 65 degrees, thursday, clouds and sunshine, 67. a spotty shower but we're working out way out from rn this
pattern. friday, 75 milder. saturday, 80. sunday, high of 86 very warm. happening today, the trial begins for a police officer in minnesota in a deadly shooting that captured nationwide attention. golden state warriors set an nba record as they widen their lead in the nba finals. >> reporter: looking live outside on the schuylkill expressway approaching belmont where traffic is moving nicely and hardly wet at all right here. we'll take you over to bucks county and talk about a closure coming soon when we come right back. ♪ ♪ that's life. you diet. you exercise. and if you still need help lowering your blood sugar... ...this is jardiance.
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on the search for an escaped inmate in bucks county. they have not found the individual yet, but we learned that the central bucks school district has canceled classes as a result of all this going on. there's a shelter in place for residents in warrington and chalfonte. the inmate escaped in the area of doylestown, but the search is underway in chalfonte and warrington. central bucks school district decided it will be canceling classes today as a result of the search and danger posed by the inmate walking around. >> we can imagine how scary it is to parents and school administrators, let's go over to karen rogers, good morning. >> reporter: we're looking live in exton, chester county looking good. route 100 at commerce drive it looks dry. coming down from phoenixville or
chester springs, the light just changed and cars moving about. bristol borough bucks county they are doing bridge inspection from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. a lane blocked on bristol pike southbound between edgily road and green lane. that will cause you a slow go. ben franklin bridge that's the web traffic coming into the city moving just fine. all the area bridges looking good. waze app, chadds ford an object in the road traveling on 202. let's check the temperatures and show you visibility was down a touch in the lehigh valley. this is the satellite and radar image. you can see just a couple of sprinkles here and there with more showers developing later on in the day. we have a couple of unsettled days. temperature wise temperatures 8 to 15 degrees warmer than yesterday morning. 65 in philadelphia.
it's 70 in millville. 72 in dover, delaware. not looking bad out there, at the moment. you can watch for a shower or thunderstorm later on tam. thank you karen. happening today, open statements are set to begin in the trial of a minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black man. officer shot and killed 32-year-old during a traffic stop last july after he said he had a licensed gun. his girlfriend was in the car and live streamed the aftermath. he said he was reaching for his i.d. when he was shot. authorities found castile did have a permit to carry. former l.a. lakers star daric fisher has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. he was the with a was in the car when it flipped over on a california highway blocking two lanes of traffic. neither fish are or his girlfriend were injured. the golden state warriors
remain perfect in the nba playoffs. they beat the cavaliers 132-112 last night. that gives the wearers a 2-0 lead in the best of 7 series and 14 p.s. season win in a row which is an nba record. phillies open a series with the braves tonight. they beat the giants 9-7 yesterday. it was their first series victory in 6 weeks and the first time they have won two in a row since april. >> 5 17:00 a.m., researchers -- 5:17 a.m., researchers using an online tool that could help cancer patients. >> reporter: thunderstorms and showers working in from the west, they are exiting to the east. if you're dressing the kids won't need umbrellas this morning, maybe this afternoon.
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dave. >> reporter: a couple of sprinkles around this morning, mainly dry mostly cloudy skies. 66 degrees by 7:00 a.m. noon, 77 degrees, it does look like it's going to be a warm afternoon high around 79 degrees around 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. as we get into the afternoon and evening there's a chance of a shower or thunderstorm popping up. if you're down the shore it's a couple of drenching showers possible in the afternoon. up in the northern and western suburbs later today and this evening, there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm and there can be a gusty storm up in the poconos, perhaps coming down toward the lehigh valley and berks county that's late this afternoon and evening. at the airport, all green air craft no major delays, looks like we have lingering rainier jfk and there's thunderstorms out over long island pushing near the airport. >> going on to "healthcheck" a new study finds having cancer patients using home computers to report problems sports survival
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almost looks like christmastime, doesn't it? the temperature is 65 degrees on city avenue. getting up to the mid 70s, look out for a spotty thunderstorm or thundershowers later today. in the morning buzz, gordon ramsey cooked breakfast for the crew at stewart house racing. he filmed the segment for his new show. he balked at the idea of eating the usual tailgating fare saying you could smell the overcooked stood hot dogs and burgers from mile away. dr. seuss greeted people at the grand opening of his springfield massachusetts museum. it celebrates the amazing world of dr. seuss. there's personal letters and drawings that were donated by the late author and illustrator. a school district in bucks
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are searching for anaan on his n details of the latest homicide in the courtroom today sexual assault everyone, rogers are here with wweth and thunderstorms pushing to the east. couple of additional sprinkles and showers out to the w and a f cloud cover to the west, while there will be sunny breaks this morning we're expecting mostly cloudy skies, later today a shower or thunderstorm developing in the northern and western suburbs a thunderstorm could be gusty. 635 degrees in philadelphia.
upper 50s in allentown and reading. the farther south you move through the region, the warmer it is, 70 degress in millville. 71 in dover. as we roll through the day we expect the temperatures to climb, 66 degrees by 7:00 a.m. noon, 77. just a spotty sprinkle or shower through the morning for the most part. swergt into the afternoon -- as we get into the afternoon look for potential showers moving in along the coast and 70 degrees in philadelphia. the highs down the shore in the low 70s. look out for a thunderstorm popping up in the northern and western suburbs that threat continues through the evening. karen, anything that pops up there is gusty. doesn't look like everybody sees those, it will be spotty stuff. unsettled weather for the second several days. details ahead. >> reporter: unsettled for days, that's great. looking live on the schuylkill expressway, roads a touch damp here an there. this is the boulevard approaching the schuylkill expressway, traffic moving just fine. no big issues. we have aro