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good morning everyone, 4:30 a.m., friday, july 28. >> we're following a developing story. an early morning vote closes the door on the senate republican bid to repeal the affordable care act. >> three people lead philadelphia police on a a run and shootout. >> let's turn to matt pellman and david murphy george.
>> reporter: good morning. >> reporter: thing are about to go south on the weather front. >> reporter: it is, saturday's forecast is going downhill, as well. there's a chance of flooding rainfall heading our way starting later this afternoon. satellite and radar shows fairly tranquil conditions and blip of bigger stuff to the west is the bigger stuff later on. 66 in allentown. 68 in trenton. 74 in beach haven and 70 degrees in dover. as we go through the day we'll warm up. 73 by 7:00 a.m. there could early peeks of sunshine. noon 81. by 3:00 p.m., 84 degrees, clouding up showers and thunderstorms beginning to pop over the southern half of the region. 79 by are 5:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 79 and 7:00 p.m.,
76 degrees. we want to remind you with the flooding rainfall on the way you want to avoid high rising water or any flooded areas. it doesn't take much to move a car as the rain water begins to build up and the flood water comes in. 6 inches can stall your car. turn around deodorant drown. if we see thunderstorms tonight there's a slight risk of an isolated strong storm. we'll look closer at this on future tracker 6, matt. >> reporter: all right, happy friday, it's dry now so the perfect weather for construction though. eastbound side of 76 it's dark out here, so it's tough to make out the cones, they are blocking off the left lynn as the milling and paving work continues on 76 between gulph mills through gladwyn into belmont. we had work overnight and it continues this morning on the vine street expressway.
blocked in both directions between the schuylkill expressway and broad street. crews will be out of here in the next half-hour, of course, as always we'll keep you posted. work an long i-95 and the blue route has cleared out. work in fishtown will be work this afternoon, but for this morning's commute it will be closed. route 23, the crews have cleared, and you're good to go eastbound if you're heading toward king of prussia friday morning. >> developing this morning a night and early morning of high suspense in capitol hill ended in a defeat for president trump's agenda. the senate rejected the measure to repeal parts of president obama's healthcare law, abc's emily rowe is live in washington with the overnight developments. >> reporter: this is a major whroa for president trump, the the -- blow for president trump,
it was john mccain casting the deciding vote. a long night in the senate, a delayed vote and no shortage of drama. all eyes on maverick john mccain who returned to washington to take part in the healthcare debate despite his cancer diagnosis. the vote called, mccain showing no lack of stamina, raising his arm and lowering the boom on the republican signature promise. the dramatic moment eliciting cheers from the democrats. making the tally 49 to 51. >> this is clearly a disappointing moment. >> reporter: republicans reeling from the significant loss and broken campaign promise. ted cruz telling cnn --
>> it is the working men and women left behind. >> reporter: mike pence working for hours, but no need for his tie breaking vote. >> reporter: president trump weighing in online, as i said from the beginning let obama care implode, then deal, watch. senator mccain releasedded statement about his -- released his statement about his vote no, that the afford annual care act was -- the affordable care act was rammed through under obama, the republicans should not do the same thing. >> republican senator pat toomey voted yes to repeal. others voted no, you can reread
reaction at 6abc.com. breaking right now, a train crash in spain has injured nearly 50 people. this video is just coming in from barcelona, emergency officials say the commuter train crashed into the buffers inside a station. right now we know 48 people have received medical treatment, five in serious condition, including the operator fortunate train. we'll continue to gather new details on the breaking story throughout the morning. three suspects are in custody after a brief gun battle with police in wilmington, delaware. it started last night when police were called to the home on the 1100 block of west over road for a report of a robbery. when officers tried to stop a suspect, he opened fire on the officers and took off. the officers returned safire -- returned fire and ran after the suspect and took him into custody. gloucester county investigators are investigating a deadly crash between a minivan and a car around 6:30 a.m. on
the 3100 block of delsea drive in franklin township. one person was pronounced at the scene. one other was taken to the hospital. there's no word on pending charges. police released a sketch of a possible suspect of an attempted child luring in bucks county. there's the sketch. two boys fishing told police a man looking like this driving a black car invited the boys to get in so they could fish somewhere else. they reported a young boy was with the man. two boys refused and the man drove off with the young boy. new numbers show the opioid crisis gets worse in the state of pennsylvania. it shows more than 4600 overdose deaths in pennsylvania last year up 37% from 2015.
fentanyl was discovered in more than half of the deaths and that is up 130%. heroin was found in 45% of people who od. dann cuellar has more on how the drug epidemic affect families. >> in pennsylvania 13 people die from each day. >> that was her gateway drug. >> reporter: nicole is living with the reality of the devastating numbers. she lost her sister tony to the opioid epidemic. >> every single day she struggled for her life. nobody expected we were going to have to learn to live our lives without her, that's not something we want to accept. >> reporter: you could say 57-year-old linda of drexel hill is one of the lucky ones, she used heroin at the age of 18.
she has been clean for 16 1/2 months. >> i hope to god and pray to god i'll never go back, because of the type of person i am, i will go back just to die. >> reporter: she has advice for anyone thinking of trying to per hundred or fentanyl or fentanyl related substances, don't do it. >> this is serious stuff now. >> reporter: this stuff is very powerful. >> yeah. >> reporter: once you get on it, you're done. you're done. >> reporter: the experts are telling us while we don't have the numbers from 2017 we'll surpass the numbers from 2016. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> cell phone video captured a brawl during the popular center city sips happy hour. the throw down in center city on wednesday night involved 6
people. it happened at shops outside the comcast center. event organizers say the brawl is an unfortunate black eye on the success of the event which is in the 11th year. >> 4:40 a.m. a cancer patient is suing the new jersey motor vehicle commission over humiliating treatment. >> police release body cam moments after the deadly crash involving venus williams. it shows officers trying to determine who was at fault. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan picking up a shower down south near dover, delaware and by pottsville could have sprinkles in that direction. i'll have more on the flash flood and tracking sprinkles over the next couple of days. that's coming up.
welcome back taking a live look here the view over center city from temple university. you can see the shrouding cloud cover we're dealing, eventually rain will show up. it's 4:43 a.m. >> when will it show up. >> reporter: we'll see spotty showers and thunderstorms. overnight tonight, the rain could carry into saturday. double scan live showing light sprinkles and showers south of dover and west of dover and allentown, possible light sprinkle there. as we look outside, we have cloudy skies over philadelphia, you can see how low the clouds are with the rain getting ready to come in later today. the dewpoint is up at 70. it will be a humid one today. winds out of the east/northwest,
adding the moisture off the ocean, 76 in the ocean water. up until noon probably dry for most of us, maybe spritzes here and there. as we get past 3 and 4:00 p.m. we're on the look out for heavy rain to develop. the low pressure system that is causing all this, has taken a southerly track. you will see more of that down to the south but there will cells in philadelphia this afternoon and this evening. this model is expressing this rain to the -- suppressing rain farther to the south. 81 by noon, 84 is the high at 3:00 p.m. with the shower and thunderstorm activity buildings. high temperatures in the low to mid 80s including the shore at the boardwalk where there's a high risk of rip currents. phillies will play tonight, there's a possibility of a rain
delay bring along your rain gear. over the next couple of days through saturday afternoon, we're expecting anywhere from one to two inches in the northern areas and two to four closer to philadelphia and especially as you go down to south jersey and delaware. flash flooding in place. down the shore this weekend gusty winds especially tonight and saturday, across the region and on foot behind the wheel you want to avoid flooded areas. they will get racing done in the poconos, a shower is possible today for the set up races. 67, cool and wet on saturday, sunday looks okay, 75. down the shore the next several days not great, today won't be raining until late in the day, 81. clouds build in, rainy and windy saturday, 79. sunday, 78 breaks of sun coming back. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 84. humid and thunderstorms building later this afternoon and this
evening, along with pockets of heavy rain. overnight tonight, periods of heavy rain and that spills into saturday, even in the afternoon we might be damp, it's breezy. how about the temperature all the way down to 73 with the rain. on sunday we bounce back to a sunny day, 81. monday, 84 partly sunny and a nice. nice parent starts to taper -- the nice pattern starts to taper off on tuesday. we're back in the hot and humid conditions wednesday and thursday, could be a thunderstorm by thursday. turn around don't drown both on foot and behind the wheel later tonight antitomorrow. antitomorrow -- and tomorrow. a cancer patient in north jersey is suing the motor vehicle commission for humiliating treatment. the employee demanded that jennifer goedano brought with
her. another employee eventually produced the license with the old photo. >> i'm not saying i deserve special treatment because i have cancer. there was not one ounce of compassion at all. >> new jersey state law allows people undergoing medical treatment to use old photographs for new licenses. police in florida released body cam video involving a deadly crash with venus williams. police have cleared williams of any wrong doing. the collision killed a 78-year-old and injured a passenger who is suing the tennis star. apple discontinues two of its iconic devices, plus the tgif lineup from the 1990s is
tour de shore is riding over the ben franklin bridge. 6:30 a.m., to 8:00 a.m., on sunday that bridge will close. at that point you will want to head for betsy ross bridge for the walt whitman bridge. this morning everything is fine on our good buddy ben. exton, 202, northbound lanes passing the route 30 bypass, overnight construction closed the ramp that's reopened. in the overhead light you can see a little bit of the soup in parts of chester county. in red hill, montgomery county. a downed pole blocking route 29 main street gravel pike at 8th street. 666 or fare -- gary field pike would be the alternates. southbound between lehigh valley and the quakertown, the right lane is out of commission. on the big picture wrapping up on the eastbound schuylkill expressway, the long stretch
between gulf and belmont they are picking up the cones now. vine street expressway, is it gone? , no, not yet, still closed in both directions. we'll keep tabs on it and check back in ten minutes. >> time for a look the business at the big board, delta airlines is spending travel to venezuela. the airlines last flight to venezuela will be september 16 where political humanitarian and economic turmoil continues to get worse. the end of an era. apple is discontinuing the ipod nano and ipad should feel. they should
the dow continued it's winning streak up by 85 points which is less than half a percent, but gains are gains. nasdaq and s&p 500 were down and futures point to a lower open. if you want to go back in time, hulu can help you do that, they secured the entire lineup from the 1990s. they will show full house, family members, step by step, hanging with there cooper and perfect strangers with the loveable character falky. bankrupt chain opened their cherry hill store yesterday to allow clients to pick up dresses. they had to get permission from the bankruptcy court judge to do that. many were able to get their
dresses, some were not so fortunate nate. their loss will be worked out in bankruptcy court. >> a family finds an entire suv buried in their backyard that's next. >> a relaxing vacation in the outer banks is disrupted for thousands of tourists. coming up later why officials need to get people off one of the islands.
>> new on "action news," san diego police are looking for the suspects in this video one wore a monkey mask to rob a hotel. they got away with cash a clerk's wallet and backpack. an oklahoma family made a surprising discovery on their property. the son was making changes to the dirt bike trail outside of oklahoma city when the tractor hit something 6 feet under. they dug up the remains of a brand new chevy blazer wrapped in a tarp. whoever buried it left the license plate in tact. the vehicle was reported stolen back in 2003. no one has been charged yet. >> i think there will be more to come on this story. it is 4:57 a.m., new this morning, police are investigating a stabbing in center city. the investigation into the ride accident at the ohio state fair has led to changes at other
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