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>> good morning everyone, 6:00 a.m., thursday, june 29 we're following two breaking news stories. >> first up a wild and deadly night in philadelphia, a shooting kills one person and leads to a chase between armed men followed by a home invasion and violent confrontation that hurt yet another person. we talked to the victim's family. breaking a 14-year-old is injured when a car is shot up in wilmington. police in the city are investigating three different crime scenes. >> a former bensalem football coach is under arrest charged with rape and other sex crimes against children. we're shifting back to
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summer, luckily, david and karen we'll ease you back into things. >> reporter: it will be warm today, but tomorrow a tad more humid when the heat arena -- and humid when the heat comes back. we have sunny skies with breaks and we'll wind up with sunny skies and occasional clouds. 66 in philadelphia. 62 allentown. 65 in reading, 66 for the early morning stroll on the boardwalk in cape may. the dewpoints in the 50s in most neighborhoods. we're seeing them pop up down south. a couple of numbers in the 60s as we go into the afternoon and evening it will get slightly more humid as more humid air is on the way up from the south. 66 degrees by 7:00. no problem there. 81 by noon, a little warm. the high today, 88 degrees at 3:00 p.m., mostly sunny skies occasional clouds and 86 by
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5:00 p.m., as we get back 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., you'll feel the humidity tick up. karen karen rogers hot and humid for the weekend. what you got flashing on the roads? >> reporter: i've got a disabled vehicle as police and penndot are trying to tow the vehicle away. this is the eastbound on-ramp from the benjamin franklin parkway to 676. you can see that coming to that toward the vine, the disabled vehicle as we watch live push off the scene. it was blocking the right lane, creating problems, there they go, trying to help the guy move out of here. he has his flashers on. they are pushing him out of the way here. water main repair going on in cinnaminson burlington county. the action cam was on the scene, it's causing restrictions. the crew is working to repair
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the water main riverton heading toward route 90 and 38. if you're coming in from delran or willingboro you have a problem with the water main repair and the crews are out there. i-95 it's a pretty start to the day, sunshine and dry roads. southbound traffic showing building volume. not a major delay, but nonetheless a little slow as we look toward cottman heading toward center city. >> breaking overnight, a crazed and deadly tale unravels coming from the olney section. a confrontation led to a man being shot to death on the street. the dead man's cousin gave armed chase after the shooter who tried to break into a home. the homeowner was not having it. it led to a violent fight. a lot going on. katherine scott is ready to break it down for us from west spencer street.
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>> reporter: good morning, tam this is a complicated series of events that began with a homicide at 5th and spencer this was an extensive crime scene where it began and police have just opened the roads back up, within the last half-hour. let's start with the picture of the homicide victim, family identifies him as howard white a marine who was injured in a tank explosion years ago. as a disabled veteran he chose to go back overseas for seven years and work as an independent contractor. this happened at 4:00 a.m., howard was at a nearby bar and noticed a man casing the place. he was trying to defuse the situation and telling him to walk away and not rob the bar. that's when his family say he was shot twice. officers heard gunshots and arrived in time to see the suspect fleeing and white's cousin chasing him with two guns in his hand. he was a permit to carry and
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complied with police to drop the weapon. officers chased the suspect who ended up breaking into a house on north 6th street in an effort to get away. the suspect got into a violent struggle with the homeowner and his adult son. the homeowner had injuries to his face and head and was taken to the hospital. the suspect was injured and in police custody. as for white's action his actions were heroic and saved lives in the bar. >> i asked him to donate a box of cheese burgers, he went and bought four blocks of cheese, i said you only needed you to get one. i said babe i wanted to make sure everybody eat, don't turn anybody away. >> reporter: the family said they will spend the day in prayer and pray for the young man who shot him.
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they say this is something they hope police will continue to investigate. there were a number of witnesses they are being interviewed by homicide detectives. live in olney, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> very sad, thank you, katherine. breaking in wilmington, a 14-year-old is recovering after being shot early this morning. police are investigating three crime scenes connected to the shooting. police found the teen on the street at 5th and pine suffering from a gunshot wound at the shoulder. they think she was shot several blocks away while inside a car. police found a car two miles away riddled with bullets. the driver ran from the scene. a passenger is being questioned by police. a former football youth coach is being charged with assaulting three children. he is charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old in 2005 while a football coach in
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bensalem. he assaulted another child from the age of 4 until she was ten and sexually assaulting a third child in 1999 when she was 16 years old and 18. >> we're glad to get this guy off the street where he will never do any other harm to any other children. >> the bensalem athletic association said it conducts extensive background checks. camden county police are trying to find an arsonist who was caught on camera. you can see the man approaching the flag pole in front of the camden county library, he tries to set the flag pole rope on fire. he may use crutches or have casts or medical boots on his feet. republicans are not giving up on healthcare reform. mitch mcconnell is hoping to have a revised version complete
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by friday before lawmakers go home before the 4th of july recess. mcconnell put the vote on hold when it was not guaranteed he had support. president trump said republicans have a great healthcare package and there would be a great great surprise, but offered no further explanation. >> 6:08 a.m. department. homeland security is making moves to demand more airline security especially when it comes to electronics. let's go over to maribel aber with more. >> reporter: the new security measures for laptops on flights coming into the u.s. to avoid expanding the ban on laptops on flights originating from some middle eastern countries. it will affect 325,000 passengers a day on flights arriving at u.s. airports. it may require additional time to screen passengers and electronic devices for possible
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explosives. stocks rallied and futures are pointing to a mixed open and report on gdp and report or jobless claims that's the latest from biz. iwon't see you later, so have a great holiday. >> reporter: as we look outside we're dry. fairly good looking, too, a decent amount of sunshine over the ben franklin bridge, clouds swept through overnight, but that will evaporate in the morning and afternoon. 66 in philadelphia. 63 in trenton. down the shore in cape may, 66 degrees. dewpoints in the 50s that's below the 60-degree tresh hold for the humidity -- threshhold for the humid air. clouds on satellite are worse than they are as you step outside. we have expect breaks in the clouds in the morning and the afternoon.
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up in the lehigh valley we'll call it sunny with the understanding there's clouds around. probably humid later in the day, 88 degrees is the humid high, warm either way, you feel the humidity rise. up north it will rise in the afternoon and early evening. at the shore, you will feel the rise of humidity in the afternoon hours. in philadelphia, you will feel the humidity rise a little bit. 88 is a warm high after being below average for the last few days partly cloudy and warm overnight, 72 degrees, that's warmer than recently. the human will rise toward tomorrow. tomorrow, hot and humid, 92. we have a warm front off to our north in the warm sector of the next storm system. we have high pressure setting up out in the neighborhood of bermuda the bermuda high that combines to produce a southerly
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flow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 88 breezy and warmer. tomorrow, hot and stickier 92 degrees. a stray pop-up thunderstorm late in the day or evening. saturday, hot and humid, 92. we're backing away from the idea of widespread storm activity. but there could stray storms in spots, so take cover this weekend. hot and humid, 90 you'll need cool drinks at the union contest, monday, 91, humidity dropping off a little bit. 4th of july tuesday, it's hot high of 90. there's a chance of a stray thunderstorm popping up of right now it doesn't look like a washout, weep keep your eye on it, a lot of you have plans. >> a few of us. hear blue how he helped
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saved someone's life. a fan of the stars wars gets a piece of movie memorabilia. >> reporter: westbound heading toward city avenue. we'll check on king of prussia coming up next.
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welcome back taking a live look, the commodore barry bridge, beautiful mix of the dark and the grays there, the yellows the horizon, 6:14 a.m., 79 degrees. >> traffic moving right now,
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karen? >> reporter: it's moving pretty well here, the blue route approaching route 30. traffic looking good, the roads are clear and dry. we've got some sunshine out there. building volume in some slower spots. not quite there on the blue route. we had an issue 422 the westbound on-ramp just cleared, traffic is moving better there. the schuylkill expressway eastbound we have more construction, yes more construction coming 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 202 to the blue route. today's construction is eastbound. as you travel eastbound you'll see closures on the schuylkill expressway. they will do lane restrictions 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 eastbound today from 202 to the blue route. live on the vine looking good, westbound traffic building volume as you head toward the schuylkill expressway they will shut the vine down again tonight as 11:00, let's check our travel times. we have green traffic throw on all the majors. although volume is building
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we're not seeing any major delays. we have my good friend, see beacon 1 an object on the road i-95 southbound near callowhill. 66 degrees in philadelphia. feels pretty comfortable. today in the afternoon we're warmthing -- warming up, 88. tomorrow we heat things up, 92 for the high. we stay in the 90s for five days. an investigation is underway in what caused a massive fire in grenag sevment village. the shows firefighters on the roof of the building dousing a hole with water. in the end, 19 firefighters were injured, but no residents were hurt. firefighters think the fire started in the kitchen of a deli. a major league baseball umpire helped save a woman who
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was trying to jump off a bridge. he noticed the woman hop over the railing of the bridge in pittsburgh yesterday. he raced over and grabbed her arms to keep her from going over. two others helped to keep the woman on the bridge until emergency crews got to the scene. >> this was an unbelievable day i'm glad she can have another day with us, i'm glad i was in the right place at the right time. >> despite the rattling scene he went back to work, you see him at home plate as the pirates take on the tampa bay rays. a police officer in south jersey is under investigation, the department is reviewing his use of force during a j-walking arrest. >> reporter: guys we're loading it up. , a decent day today, a little warmer than yesterday, there's a chance of humidity ticking up a little bit as we go later into the day.
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>> reporter: what's up everybody, it's shoshanna with the "action news" fitness tip. grab a set of weights we're working the arms and abs. leg are straight pulling the belly into the spine, abs engaged. i want you to pull and press for 15. give pee the bicep give me the bicep can you recall, push through it -- curl, you will get stronger and the arms getting toner. >> reporter: let's get the weights in the studio. >> we could do it during the break.
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>> reporter: this is i-95 a pretty shot with sunshine in there, traffic slow approaching allegheny. we're jammed between cottman and girard. 19 minute ride. starting to jam up there. mass transit, the route 15 trolley is shuttle busing in the northeast corridor. amtrak is back on time. >> reporter: clouds are rolling in on satellite there's enough of a break in the clouds where we're getting sunshine through. it's a good looking comfortable morning. 66 in philadelphia. 62 in allentown. 64 in dover. down the shore 67 in cape may for the early morning walk on the boards. as we look at temperatures we'll get warm this afternoon. 81 degrees by noon. 88 by 3:00 p.m. there's a chance that the humidity ticks up a little bit later in the afternoon and evening. if you're heading out to the playground today i would recommend cool drinks and sunscreen, too, we'll have a decent amount of sunshine. a bit more humid later today and 11:00, 79 not so bad there, but 88 by 3:00 p.m. >> going on to "healthcheck"
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watering tradition to kick off 4th of july celebration. volunteers are at the national constitution center right now assemblying thousands of hoagies, they will hand out the sandwiches for free outside the independence visitor center and national constitution center and others donated to philabundance. breaking overnight, a homeowner wrestles a weapon away from a homicide suspect who broke into his house. >> a cheese steak maker surprises the sixers number one draft pick with a midnight
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we're live on the scene. new this morning, police think a pair of female bandits may be responsible for more crimes, now officers are in two counties are stepping up their search before they strike again. dramatic video shows the moments before a u haul driver smashes into a local brewery missing a customer. >> good morning, 6:30, thursday, june 29. let's go over to david murphy with the accuweather call and karen rogers is helping you out with traffic. >> reporter: we have clouds sweeping through the region, satellite is showing you this, we expect the cloud cover to break up a bit as we move through the morning. 66 in philadelphia. 62 in allentown. 63 in wilmington, and lancaster. 63 in trenton and down toward the shore, 67 degrees in cape may at this hour. dewpoints are on the low side in the 50s across the region. you see them popping up in the
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60s down south in a couple of spots that's the slightly more humid air coursing toward philadelphia and beyond as we go through the day. 66 degrees and comfortable by 7:00 a.m. noon, not all that humid in the i-95 corridor, 81 degrees getting warm. by 3:00 p.m. that's the high, 88 degrees we'll probably start to see the humidity bump up from south north, 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.'s temperature 86 it will be toasty as we begin the afternoon and evening ciewment. commute. hot and humid air arrives tomorrow. all the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. karen, what you got on the highways? >> reporter: it's that time in the morning, starting to slow down. eastbound schuylkill expressway moving well, it's westbound jamming up from city avenue to gulph mills. 19 minute jammed not bad at all, it's jam from city avenue to gulph mills on the schuylkill expressway westbound starting to slow down at times traveling
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18 miles per hour and 42 miles per hour eastbound heading near girard. 44 miles per hour in university city. no big delays just yet. i-95 starting to slow down, 16 miles per hour southbound near girard. let's take a live look at the boulevard. you can see the sunshine out there, you can have sun glare this morning in spots. this is southbound traffic on the boulevard extension jamming up as you hit the schuylkill expressway that's because the delays starting on the schuylkill expressway. 130 southbound at riverton road we had a water main repair they just cleared the scene. traffic is moving better, if you're coming in from delran and worried about the blockage looking good right now. live on 42 traffic coming up from deptford or turnersville. a nice start to the day, no weather-related problems matt. >> breaking right now a homicide triggers a violent chain of events in philadelphia's olney section. witnesses chased after the
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gunman who tried to get away while breaking into a house, it does not end there. katherine scott is live where all this started on west spencer street. katherine? >> reporter: that's right, matt, it started at 5th and spencer this is an extensive crime scene they towed a vehicle from here, we don't know how it was connected to the case. let's start with the picture of the homicide victim, 47-year-old howard white a marine, a disabled veteran who was injured in a tank explosion. he spent the last seven years overseas working as an independent contractor and returned from kuwait a month and a half ago. his family said he was at a nearby bar and noticed a man casing the place. he was trying to defuse the situation and tell him to not rob it. he said he was able to get the suspect out of the bar and that's when he was shot twice. officers heard gunshots and arrived to see the 25-year-old suspect running away and white's
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cousin chasing him with two guns in his hand. his cousin had a permit to carry and complied with police to drop the weapon. officers chased the suspect who broke into a home on north 6th street in an effort to get away. he got into a violent struggle with the homeowner and his adult son who disarmed the suspect. the homeowner and suspect were taken to the hospital with cuts and bruises. as for white's family and friends saying he was always a peacekeeper and his action helped save others in that bar. >> he would give up the shirt off his back. he was what you would call not a regular hero, an american hero. >> this is very hard for me and my family, because after serving your country and come home to get shot down like a dog, it's very hurtful, very painful. >> there were a number of witnesses they were taken to the
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homicide division to be interviewed by detectives. live in olney, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> a deadly crash in chester county is being investigated as a possible case of road rage. one person was killed along southbound route 100 near 202 in west goshen township yesterday afternoon. the victim's name has not been released. officers are looking for a red pickup truck seen fleeing the crash site. police in delaware county were after a pair of female bands it's wanted for crimes in upper darby. now officers in philadelphia want to get a hold of them, too. jeanette reyes is live at southwest detectives good morning, jennette. >> reporter: good morning, tam, the search for two women is intensifying police believe there may be one or two additional people are part of the string of robberies. we have new surveillance video to show you this morning, the concern is that they might be
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getting more aggressive with each incident. authorities are growing increasingly concerned about a trio of robbers suspected of being behind five incidents some of them violent. three in upper darby and two in philadelphia. this is brand new surveillance camera footage of one of the robberies. >> we're asking for the public's help in identifying the individuals obviously they have gotten more aggressive the last few days they are out here. >> reporter: the police say the suspects believed to be two women and man held up a domino's driver along race street and stole his hyundai on june 21. they used the stolen vehicle during a robbery on the unit block of 10th street. the victim an 86-year-old grandmother visiting from ecuador. >> they didn't want the woman to take the bag, so the woman take out a gun and just look at her and real quick punched her.
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>> reporter: the hyundai was crashed on june 24th on north 62nd and found with no occupants inside. two days later a domino's driver was robbed and his volvo stolen. >> these pizza drivers are trying to make a few dollars along with cab drivers who are making a living are in fear if these individuals continue to create crime in the communities and lay fear on everybody. >> when you get an 86-year-old woman and pistol whip her to get her handbag, that bothers me, because as far as i'm concerned they are violent predators and scumbags. >> reporter: police believe the 4th person is a man, the driver who is driving the getaway car. police hope anybody who recognizes the people contacts
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police tam. a woman jumped out of the way just in time when a u haul driver barreled into a brewpub the urban village brewery yesterday. the driver was going the wrong way on second street and swerved into the building. the driver jumped out of the vehicle and took off after the crash. he was captured a short time later, the restaurant is open for business. a water downed version of president trump's travel ban goes into effect later today. the supreme court allowed the and he can tirveg -- executive order but placed limitations on it. those who request entry must approve they have a bona fide relationship with the school job or a person in the u.s. it should not include
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grandparents, aunts, brothers in laws or fiances. >> time to look at accuweather good morning. >> reporter: good morning, it's a nice start to the day, it's going to winds up okay later on. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry, as we look outside we have clouds coming in overnight, but they are thin enough and high enough we're seeing breaks in sunshine. we expect that to be the case this morning, as we go into the afternoon we'll transition to mostly sunny skies. 66 degrees is the currents temperature. so far so good on the dewpoint it's down below the 60-degree threshhold where we begin to feel humid. the southerly flow will raise the humidity later today and tonight. satellite and radar shows the cloud cover thinning out to the west, we have a chance of mostly sunny skies for a portion today. 69 degrees by 8:00, comfortable humidity still low. getting fairly bright by 10:00 a.m. and noon, temperatures in the low 80s.
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we get a high of 88 degrees by 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. a lot of us in the southern half of the region will start to feel the humidity climb and 6:00 p.m., 85 we're feeling a bit on the humid side. high temperatures, 88 degrees in and i woulden town. upper 80s in lancaster, wilmington, trenton, philadelphia and dover. mid 80s in millville. if you're on the beach today looks like 82 to 85 as you climb up the coach -- coast of south jersey and delaware. future tracker 6 shows the dewpoints are in the 50s, later in the day we get mid 60s on the maps, that's moderate humidity, so stickier. tomorrow, hot and humid, 92 degrees with a frontal boundary passing us to the north, we get into the warm sector of the next storm system, a bermuda high off coast circulates the warm and humid air up from the south. it's pretty much the same
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tomorrow and saturday and sunday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, warm and humid 88 degrees. tomorrow, 92 degrees. 92 decrease on saturday with a thunderstorm. sunday, hot and humid, 90. we want you to take cover from these guys if thunderstorms pop up, you never know if there's lightning or wind burst a ahead of them. monday, 91. tuesday, 4th of july, hot and 90 and stray thunderstorm not out of the question. >> a shakeup at the vatican, one of the pope's advisor is stepping away to deal with abuse allegations. a sixer is getting ready to sink his teeth into the summer
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>> clouds aforming over center city philadelphia, good morning, everyone, 6:44 a.m., 79 degrees on city avenue. >> let's go over to rogers to take a look at traffic, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, starting with problems on the schuylkill expressway we're looking live at this accident scene westbound at gladwyn. we can see only one lane getting by with traffic. we've got police and penndot on
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the scene. hard to see from the shot, but looks like right here we might have a fuel spill here, as well. schuylkill expressway westbound only one lane getting by at gladwyn. the ride a 31 minute ride from the vine to the blue route heavy approaching the boulevard to gladwyn where you have an accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound because of the westbound delay, the boulevard, last time i showed you this shot we were looking at traffic a little backed up. look at how extensive the delay is. boulevard extension jamming soldly heading toward the schuylkill expressway because of the accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound at gladwyn. it's affecting traffic on the schuylkill expressway and the boulevard, as well. we've got another accident in upper moreland coming into us on 611 at fitzwater town road. we have someone on the waze app, frong -- frank smith 121 at boot
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road an accident. feels comfortable out there with clouds and sun, 62 in allentown. 63 in millville. today it will be warmer. you'll start to feel the humidity, as well. 88 degrees is the high today. tomorrow that's when we heat up, we hit 92 and stay in the 90s for five days, tam. thank you, karen. new this morning, the third ranking catholic official at the vatican is charged in connection with the past sex abuse offenses in his country. cardinal george pell is chief financial officer to pope francis. he has been charged and ordered to come back to melbourne to face the allegations. it is not detailed if it is based on on action by pell or others he supervised. he denies any sex abuse history. the vatican expressed its respect for pell and australian
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justice. an explosion blew the walls off the dormatory at murray state university in kentucky. officials believe a gas leak may have caused the blast. many high schools students were on time for a good governor's sr program. >> i rushed over here, it was just chaos. >> one person was hurt, all of the students are safe and accounted for.
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>> just about ten minutes away from "good morning america." >> robin roberts is joining us, yet again, robin everything is back and forth over healthcare. >> reporter: president trump promise ago quote big surprise on healthcare. this is a senate republicans race to get a revisal on paper before they leave for summer recess. ahead former nfl star opening up to sports illustrated confessing that financial ruin and series of personal losses drove him to complicate murder, what his friend said that made him change his mind and what the future looks like for him now.
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a warning for the fast and furious franchise michelle rodriguez said they need to give more attention to female characters or she'll be saying goodbye. it's thursday and that means deals and steals with story johnson. >> thank you robin bye-bye. >> reporter: i just tweeted out with schuylkill yikes. look at the travel time it takes an hour to travel westbound from the vine to the blue route. it's a mess, you see the traffic jammed from montgomery to gladwyn because of an accident at gladwyn blocking one of the two lanes that's all it takes to cause these problems. mass transit, route 15 trolley shut busing, northeast corridor line back to normal, dave. >> reporter: we have satellite showing clouds sweeping in the overnight hours.
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there's a possibility this will break a part. we'll optimistically go with mostly sunny skies and clouds in place at times. 66 degrees in philadelphia. a comfortable start. 62 in allentown. 63 in ac. 63 in wilmington, down the shore in cape may, 67. as we go through the day, things warm up. 66 degrees by 7:00. 3:00 p.m., we hit a high of 88 degrees. it's going to be on the humid side later in the day and tonight. hot and humid weather coming tomorrow. so today better than that. >> reporter: the sixers number one draft pick made larry steaks nationally known when he appeared on jimmy kimmel live. larry thanked markell fultz by showing up live with a steak. fultz gave a shout out to kimmel last week.
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including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni can cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni include tiredness, headache and weakness. ready to let go of hep c? ask your hep c specialist about harvoni. >> welcome back here the top stories arc man was shot and killed in the city's olney section overnight. police say the suspect tried to hide in a nearby home and ended
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up in a scuffle with the homeowner. officers arrested the suspect. 14-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder while sitting in the back seat of a car in wilmington. a passenger is being confessed by police. two female robbers wanted in delaware county for pulling off similar crimes in philadelphia. they held up taxi drivers and tourists in upper darby. let's check breaking news, an accident schuylkill expressway westbound at gladwyn. a few vehicles trying to help. a fuel spill, one lane getting by westbound. check out the travel time, 57 minute jam from the vine to the blue route. it's making big problems there and leading to problems on the boulevard jammed southbound heading toward the schuylkill expressway. >> reporter: as we take a look at satellite you can see clouds sweeping through, sun getting in a bit of clearing out to the west by haggers town, we'll see more sun as we go later into the day. 88 is the high, a couple of
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degrees above average. it will be humid this afternoon and evening. the real heat and humidity kicks in tomorrow. >> we hope you enjoy your day and stick around for "g.m.a." that's next. for david murphy, tamala edwards, karen rogers
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as moms, we send our kids out into the world, full of hope. and we don't want something like meningitis b getting in their way. meningococcal group b disease, or meningitis b, is real. bexsero is a vaccine to help prevent meningitis b in 10 to 25 year olds. even if meningitis b is uncommon, that's not a chance we're willing to take. meningitis b is different from the meningitis most teens were probably vaccinated against when younger. we're getting the word out against meningitis b. our teens are getting bexsero. bexsero should not be given if you had a severe allergic reaction after a previous dose. most common side effects are pain, redness or hardness at the injection site; muscle pain; fatigue; headache; nausea; and joint pain. bexsero may not protect all individuals.
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tell your healthcare professional if you're pregnant or if you have received any other meningitis b vaccines. ask your healthcare professional about the risks and benefits of bexsero and if vaccination with bexsero is right for your teen. moms, we can't wait.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, more than two dozen tornadoes reported in the midwest. >> i was just so scared. >> this one ripping through iowa destroying homes. >> this is a mess. >> while powerful wind and hail wreak havoc and wildfires raining in the west closing in on entire neighborhoods in california. one of the pope's top advisers charged with sexual assault now taking a leave of absence. the highest ranking vatican official to face these accusations now firing back this morning. the clock tickinging as republican senators work on the health care bill. >> one of president trump's closest aides get d

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