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developing now on "action news," a man is shot in front of a chinese takeout store as nearly a dozen other people dodged the gunfire. two young swimmers were lost at sea for 12 hours now. atlantic city search teams begin to fear the worst. >> keep trying that was the word from the judge in the bill cosby case when they said they couldn't agree. what to expect today. >> good morning everyone, david murphy is here, karen rogers is off, matt pellman is here. >> reporter: we have showers west of reading they may pop in. showers off the coast of south jersey will not be an issue. as we look at satellite and radar, again, the wide view
shows you sun coming in this morning and we have a sun and clouds mix and showers breaking a part out to the west for the most part, something could survive into the region during the morning rush hour. 66 degrees in philadelphia. 67 in wilmington, 64 in allentown. 63 in trenton. 68 degrees in cape may. the dewpoints right now are beginning to tick up a little bit, numbers in the 50s means it's not humid at all. trenton, allentown, reading, no problem, philadelphia getting up to 60 on the dewpoint scale which is where we begin to think it's slightly humid, down south we have numbers in the mid 60s, it's definitely humid there. all this is on the rise as we go through the morning and afternoon. we're looking at it getting increasingly humid today. noon, 77. 3:00 p.m., 82 degrees that's the high this afternoon we'll probably sit on that between 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., as late as 7:00 a.m. we're holding on to 80 with the humidity on the
rise. weekend unsettled and sticky, probably spotty showers around today and saturday and sunday. monday, downpours and maybe some gusty thunderstorms. so a lot of to talk about in the seven day. >> reporter: i've had a lot of construction to talk about, we were watching some on the ben franklin bridge, luckily crews have cleared out now. all westbound lanes are ready heading from camden to center city. we're back to four lanes which is the normal set up. the vine street expressway, back to normal here, as well. we're done with construction for the week along the vine expressway. betsy ross bridge no southbound delays, we had construction up ahead at the bridge street off-ramp that has cleared. overnight construction going byy the way side. hatfield township a vehicle fire, upper gwynedd lion's run
at morris road that's in the process of clearing out. no major issues on 476 the northeast extension. lawrence township, mercer county overnight construction for the next half-hour or so, along 206. restrictions between carter and quaker roads stay on route 1 or mercer road as the alternates article on this friday morning. tam. >> thank you matt. this story developing a group of people trying to enjoy a late night by the to eat suddenly found themselves dancing through the bullets. a gunman shot a man at pointblank range in germantown. it happened at the chinese takeout restaurant. the gunman had no regard for innocent life. he fired multiple shots at the victim even though that man was surrounded by at least ten other people. >> many of bystanders runaway, some actually fall to the ground and just go for cover in order
to not get shot. >> thankfully none of the bystanders were hurt. officers believe this was a premeditated attack on the 22-year-old man who is fighting for his life. no arrests were made, but the crime was captured on private surveillance. a search for two missing swimmers will resume in atlantic city this morning as a recovery mission. the two juveniles are feared dead. they disappeared in the waters off martin luther king around 7:00 p.m. last night. helicopters and boats from the coast guard and atlantic city police and new jersey state police took part in the search. >> the jury in the bill cosby trial told the judge they just cannot agree he said, keep trying. they were sent home to rest this morning, but they will be back at it this morning trying to get to a unanimous verdict. jeanette reyes is outside the montgomery county courthouse, good morning, jennette. >> reporter: i was here during
the frenzy when we got word that the jury was coming back to the courtroom. the judge send them back, this is taking just about as long as it took to go from opening statements to closing arguments. the jury is simply exhausted, but the judge wants to make sure they have tried their absolute best. >> reporter: day four is dragging on after the jury said they were dead locked not reaching an unanimous decision on the assault charges. the judge said it was their duty to try their best to reach a verdict and try again. the defense's request for a judge to declare a mistrial was denied. as deliberations approach 40 hours, the judge told the jury of seven men and five women you are exhausted, deliberations should be done with a fresh minds and body. around 9:00 p.m., a fatigued jury was sent back to their
hotel and wary cosby was seen walking to a black suv. the spokesperson pushed for a mistrial. >> if they don't have a verdict he would release them and say this is a deadlock. >> reporter: a noted defense attorney rents several accusers, she reminded the public there's no limits how long the jury can deliberate. >> that's not how long the system works, the injury can deliberate for however long they wish to deliberate. >> reporter: the judge caused a bit of confusion likely because of exhaustion on his part after telling the jury ten hours is long enough of deliberating, he said go back to deliberating and once they were sent back to the deliberating room, he realized his mistake and said go back to their hotels. everyone is exhausted. we'll have to see today before the weekend whether or not they come to a verdict or is it officially a hung jury.
jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." tam. >> thank you for that, jennette. >> stay with "action news" for continuing coverage of the cosby trial. whenever a final announcement is made we'll bring you developments on air and 6abc.com and facebook and twitter. developing now overseas russia has announced that its military killed el baghdady, the leader of isis. russian airstrike back in may targeted a isis meeting in syria and 30 other fighters. antiisis led coalition said it cannot confirm the report. congressman steve scalise remains in clilt -- critical condition. steve scalise was shot while practicing for the game on wednesday morning. in a final flourish of
bipartisan comradedy for the night, the --, the democrats got the trophy for the win and gave it to steve scalise. president trump appeared on a jumbotron due to security concerns. the event raised $1 million for charity. a lawsuit filed in the supreme court voting in the keystone state say voting favors republicans over democrats. the suit from the public interest law center on behalf of league of women voters claims 18 congress recall districts are unconstitutional and should be thrown out. the contorted shapes particularly that you see in philadelphia area were redrawn in 2011 when republicans controlled the legislature and
governor's seat. the lawsuit was called baseless. time to turned to david murphy. keep the umbrella in the car. >> reporter: yes, and keep cool drinks going because it will be more humid straight through monday. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we're dry, there are light sprinkles and showers west of reading and lancaster right now. it's possible that some of that fertile in later on. the stuff off the coast stays off the coast. sky6 live hd there's the ben franklin bridge, and looking fairly cloudy this morning, could be sunny breaks, particularly over to the east as we're seeing on satellite, but the low clouds are definitely in place. so far so good in terms of the temperature and how it feels. 66 degrees in philadelphia. the dewpoint has climbed to 60, but that's just barely entering the threshhold of where we begin to talk about humidity. not too bad right now, the farther south you go, the more humid it feels. winds out of the east 10 miles per hour currently. future tracker 6 shows you
there's the possibility of showers during the morning hours and we'll watch the stuff to the west, doesn't look too bad, though. later in the afternoon and evening there's a chance of spotty, spotty stuff, but with the humidity builds we could see drenching downpours here or there. the model the last couple of runs has kept this north and west of philadelphia. yesterday it was closures to the city. if you're heading to the phillies, i am, actually, you might wants to bring along a poncho just in case we get a shower, but most of this action is out to the west of us. it's going to be warm today, 67 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., by -- 71 by 10:00 a.m. 77 by noon, the high is 82 degrees. again even if you're in one of the areas that is fairly comfortable right now, keep in mind the humidity is definitely going to rise as we go through the day. here's the highs, upper 70s,
allentown are trenton, millville. down the shore, low to mid 70s under a lot of clouds. look at the green mass moving into the region by 6:00, 7:00. that's the humid air, the dewpoints will get into the 70s. that's oppressive. phillies, 80 for the first pitch, 27 in the 9th inning. the shower might happen and you should be prepare for that. 78 more humid on saturday, 81 with a thunderstorm on sunday. at the shore, 67 in the water, maybe rip currents swim near the lifeguards as always. 71 today. 74, more humid on saturday, 77, humid on sunday, the seven day from accuweather shows a high of 82. more clouds and spotty showers, humid with a spotty thunderstorm possible on saturday, 86. humid again on father's day, again, just a spotty
thunderstorm, but a high of 90. it will be hot and sweaty. monday look out, cold front comes at us, warm and humid, high of 86. there's a possibility of downpours and gusty thunderstorms. rest of next week looks okay. >> kidnapping suspect is still in a standoff with police right now. the man has been hiding out on on the roof of a home for hours. >> u.s. is getting ready to sends more troops to average. >> reporter: we have paving work on i-95 off the scutters falls bridge, but lanes are open in both directions. paving work is coming to the schuylkill expressway in the next few weeks. that will be a good time. we'll give you the details when "action news" continues on this friday morning. ♪ if you want a taste of freedom, keep going.
>> reporter: we have a milling process, which is not much fun, on the schuylkill expressway you can imagine how much fun this will be. we got word of this yesterday. it's a 12 1/2 mile stretch they will be resurfacing between king of prussia and city avenue. it includes this chunk by the blue route where traffic is moving fine this morning. in the weekend of the 26th, is when they will start to tearing up the roadway, they will do most of the night during the overnight hours, but still around the clock, you'll have a rough ride literally and figuratively on the schuylkill expressway. warning of things to come. this morning we're looking good so far. 76 the pennsylvania turnpike westbound in berks county, still have construction going on taking out the right lane between morgantown and reading. we're still watching the vehicle fire in hatfield township by the madison montgomery along he will roy road at fair grounds road, the crash in upper gwynedd at
lion's run and morris road has cleared. fuel spill by the cvs and mickey de's. major restrictions resume next week, we'll be talking about that coming up. time for the commuter report fairmont park watch out for an object on the road at lemon hill drive by sedgely drive. something to look out for. >> police in california are locked in an hours long stand off with a man on the roof. it started with a high-speed chase through los angeles, a 30-year-old kidnapping suspect is accused of violently dragging his girlfriend in the street. he crashed into a pole and ran from officers and ended up in a residential neighborhood on top of a roof where he holds police at bay this morning.
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city. >> reporter: philadelphia zoo was always a hot destination with more than 1300 animals to visit. >> it's an opportunity to have amazing experiences him. >> reporter: this summer gives way to a brand new exhibit, winter. it's an inter active frozen tundra. snow leopards. after guests cool down they can meet the newest animals to the zoo, a baby gorilla born june 2. >> it will be fun for both of them growing up together. a oranguatan is expecting a baby in the july. outback outpost, australian oasis for kangaroos and her guests and exotic birds. >> these birds will come within inches. it's a beautiful environment.
>> reporter: that snow won't cause any traffic troubles. >> reporter: isn't that nice? >> reporter: you know those lovely shots we have of the spinning tires, oh, man. >> reporter: it's nice and dry, traffic is moving well in south jersey, 42. if you're getting an early jumble on 42 southbound acx eastbound no issues, nothing in your way. mass transit, not any issues this morning. but the city, suburban and victory transit division get new schedules coming up on sunday, part of that is shuttle busing on the 15 trolley that begins sunday and lasts for several months. david. >> reporter: all right, matt we're mainly dry and partly cloudy and comfortable on the bus stop, 66 degrees by 6:00. 67 by 8:00 a.m. the only showers we have are light sparse out to reading and lang. we'll see if any of that comes into the witness -- western
suburbs. fairly comfortable, a little more humid at this hour, the farther south you go through the region. the humidity will rise up and overtake everybody through the day. 66 degrees by 7:00 a.m. great for a workout. 77 by noon. 82 is the high at 3:00 p.m. 80 by 7:00 p.m. humidity leaves rise during the day, so if you have plans to do a workout, maybe getting out early though, would be better than doing it after work. matt. >> thanks, david. look out for the storms if and when they move in later today by going to 6abc.com/weather. juvenile white sharks are swimming close to the southern california coast and film crews might be to blame. film crews are throwing bait in the water to attract more sharks in hopes of getting them on film. chumming is not illegal, but boaters can be cited for
get in and remove the batteries. officers are taking a look at the surveillance video in the neighborhood to find whoever is responsible. miss new jersey pageant continues in ocean city tonight. it takes place at the famed music pier. our karen rogers is on hand for the peanut to emcee and lend her expertise, karen is former first runner-up in the misnew jersey contest. >> she is our miss new jersey. >> 5:57 a.m., more than a mission to mars, as the space race heats up with the plan to coal sunrise the planet. with the recent heat wave here, your ac is working hard. we have tips to make sure you don't break out in a sweat once you ethe electric bill. it takes a lot of people to make a good school day.
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>> good morning it is 6:00 a.m., friday, june 16 we're following developing news. >> fire leaves a suburban home badly damaged, a man is rushed to the hospital. >> still, no decision in the cosby trial, the jury told the judge they were deadlocked, he told them to keep trying, they are back in morning. o for rain and lookingather's for. matt pellman isrphy has trafficd asmoe look at satellite, there'e question you