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♪ >> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this friday, september 26. developing right now. a smoky house fire turns deadly in delaware the county. >> filling up the gas tank turns into a life-threating situation for a mother overnight. >> a teenager performs a dangerous stunt. >> let's go out to david murphy who has weather and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we're off to a cool start. the only issue we have is fog in
the northern and western suburbs. the areas highlighted in orange on storm tracker 6 live, the orange is a half mile or less. 56 degrees in philadelphia right now. 49 in allentown. 55 in wilmington. 57 in sea isle and on the boardwalk in ac. as we head out the door to catch the school bus. it's sweatshirt or jacket weather. 56 by 7:00 a.m. not a lot of wind, but cool. 62 by 9:00. milder by noon, 70. 76 buyer 3:00 p.m., high of 77 at 4:00 p.m. if you're heading out to one of our many high school football games across region, probably good sweatshirt weather. we may be at 70 degrees close to philadelphia by 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m., 64 and getting cooler. when i step inside the weekend
call is coming and karen rogers it's looking good, we'll have details coming up. >> reporter: all right, david for another morning we have very busy morning and overnight accidents. in montgomery, we had a fatal accident that shut down the blue route northbound in the overnight hours between the schuylkill expressway and ridge pike. everything is moving fine, no delays on the blue route northbound. the traffic lights are out on the boulevard northeast philadelphia watch for it at welsh road. police are on hand. in the king of prussia the ramp from the schuylkill expressway to 422 westbound all open and looking pretty good after disabled tractor-trailer had been causing problems earlier with this. in mount laurel burlington county we have a downed pole and wires down from an overnight accident. this is causing a closure at church street stick to fellowship road or mount laurel roads. >> a woman has died in a house fire in chester county.
the action cam was along on the scene at west 10th street. the woman and her son were trapped in the burning house. firefighters pulled the woman out of the second floor bedroom. she died at the scene. her son was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries. investigators are looking for the cause. >> developing this morning, a freak accident left a mother in flames at a gas station in philadelphia overnight. she is critically hurt, but there was good news about the woman's baby. katherine scott is live outside that gas station in port richmond. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, the victim remains in the hospital in intensive care she has second and third degree burns. we have an update from family members, they say she also expected to survive. she is very uncomfortable in getting the care at the hospital. the good news is that the 3-year-old daughter was not injured in all of this. this is where it happened in port richmond at the intersection of aramingo and
somerset. family members identify the woman as jaqulyn lopez. she works in customer service. she is a student. she had come from school and picked up her daughter and was pumping gas when it happened. lopez was pumping the gas when a car smashed into the pump and knocked it over and started the fire. a passenger in the other car jumped out and kicked out the back window and pulled the little girl to safety. she was not injured. but lopez stained serious burns to her hands and burned from the waist down. the driver of the striking vehicle accidentsly -- accidently hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. we spoke with the victim's family members who drove in from new jersey. >> i'm happy that we have our two family mechanics, but -- members, but sad she had
sustained this freak accident. >> back here live at the sunoco, you can see the gas pump remains on its side. investigators say it's too early to tell if any charges will be filed in the case. live in port richmond, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> a montgomery county murder trial of raghu yandamuri continues today following a chilling first day of testimony. raghu yandamuri is representing himself at the trial in norristown. he is charged with killing 10-month-old saanvi and her 61-year-old grandmother satyavahti venna during a botched kidnapping. he questioned the parents yesterday. at the end of the testimony, the baby's father said no one should experience this. >> it is difficult they are being cross-examined by the person that murdered their
mother and daughter. >> raghu yandamuri seen here in a video taped confession faces the death penalty if convicted. >> 6:06, u.s.-led airstrikes against isis go on. a u.s. official said refinery bombings are striking at isis maine source of revenue. they are making $2 million a day on the oil. at home, officials say they don't have any information about a possible plot to attack subways in the u.s. yesterday iraq's prime minister said capture militants tolls intelligence agents about such a plot. >> the on going search in the poconos for the suspect in the deadly trooper ambush has shifted slightly. state police say frein is making himself visible at times on purpose. staying far enough away to avoid
capture. the 31-year-old is wanted for killing state police corporal brian dixon -- bryon dickson at pike county barracks. chrysler is dealing with ignition problems. maribel aber is live at the nasdaq, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam, chrysler is recalling cars because a key can turn on to the on position after being turned to the start position. chrysler said it knows of one minor accident from the issue and not aware of any injuries. technologies stocks sent the markets tumbling and futures are pointing to a higher open. finally it's barbecue pork season at wendy's, the chain has rolled out barbecue pork dishes there's pulled pork french fries
and cheese burger. wendy's a targeting millennials with this barbecue menu. barbecue is always the right answer. >> and drilling. meanwhile, they have -- and grilling. meanwhile, we have this problem with obesity it doesn't add up. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows the rain is gone. as we step outside nothing in the way of precipitation. the airport looks clear. the one thing i will point out we have patchy fog around, especially in the far and northern and western suburbs, berks county and lehigh county a little bit out toward lancaster county. temperatures this morning, it is another cool start, 56 degrees in philadelphia. 49 in allentown. 55 degrees in wilmington.
52 in trenton, 57 in sea isle city. the one thing i will tell you, the winds are not as strong today. it will not be that shoulder-hugerring -- shoulder-hunching wind. we'll have areas of patchy fog, more clouds could pop in, but generally speaking we're looking at a failure bright and comfortable day. 76 is the high, in the lehigh valley. allen be town looks partly sunny and pleasant. mostly sunny at times. down the shore, we'll start out with sun and transition to a partly sunny sky later. we'll be in the 60s most of the day, a good day to have a jacket handy most of the time. the winds light down the shore compared to yesterday. in philadelphia, partly sunny, 77. here's how the numbers will go, upper 50s by 8:00.
66 by 11:00 and 2:00 p.m., 74 degrees, 75 by 5:00 p.m. if you're going to the phillies, 71 degrees for the first pitch and 64 degrees for the 9th inning. it's a evening where you might not want a jacket when you start out, but you will once the temperatures go down. nice for the weekend, high pressure builds in, we'll get highs around 80 both days. that bodes well for nascar for the monster mile. 08 in dover on saturday, 81 with sunshine. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 77. after a chilly start it gets nice later. for the weekend, 81 on saturday, 82 on sunday, salute gorgeous if you picked this weekend to have
a morocco party or out door things to attend. monday, 80, sun and clouds, tuesday, showers around, 72. and we bounce back into the mid 70s, wednesday and thursday. >> isn't that nice. up next, we have a daredevil who pulled off a scary stunt on top of a boston train. >> church members are counting their blessings this morning after they witnessed a roof a collapse and get out of the building unharmed. i-95 southbound all lanes are cleared. northbound we have a disabled vehicle near street road. watch for it off to the side. we'll check i-95 where we're seeing heavier traffic heading you mean. >> before you hit send, brush up on your e-mail etiquette you might be o3wo
>> welcome back you're taking a live look here, down the shore into atlantic city, verytaking a different picture today than yesterday when poor katherine scott was lashed by rain and wind. today things are calm, 6:14, 57 degrees out there. >> we were able to wring out katherine scott as well as the
roads. >> reporter: poor katherine scott it took a day to dry out from that. now so have the roads. we're looking at i-95 near allegheny, we're jammed approaching cottman and the glij betsy ross bridge to girard. it's the morning delay kicking in. looking at the problem in northeast philadelphia, you have the traffic lights out not working on the boulevard, police are on the scene. as we look in old city, market street is closed between 3rd and 4th until 10:30. stick to race or arch. chestnut is closed at 16th street. we have a problem in pennsauken an accident on browning road at marlton pike that one just in. him staying in new jersey, a waterford township a sinkhole is causing a problem on atlantic
avenue. look for that in camden county. we've been going back and forth with fog, no problems at philadelphia international. it's north and west that's a problem. allentown, 10 miles. .3 in reading, 1 mile in lancaster. no big-weather related problems unless you're in the northwest suburbs with the fog, tam. >> investigators in boston say they are close to identifying a teenager caught on camera train surfing. transit police saw the video posted on social media. at one point he does a hand stand. police believe his friend shot the video from a train window. new at 6:00 a.m., a roof collapse heavily damaged a berks county church. several people were inside the cross ways church when the walls
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with. >> take a look at this arc minivan was nearly buried in trash after it collided with a garbage truck outside atlanta yesterday. the truck landed on its side and covered the minivan. both drivers ended up in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. a haz/mat crew had to clean up the trash. >> remember us earlier in the week? >> reporter: we had trash and pretzels. let's head outside to the ben we have construction, westbound lane blocked, no worries if you're coming into the city, no worries, those delays are coming. route 13 will terminate at the yeadon loop through october 25th. they are working on a water
maintenance problem there. >> reporter: i'm hearing from cindy in cellarsville, 50 degrees, 58 in philadelphia. we're off to a cool start, but not a lot of wind around. if you're catching the bus this morning, if you're waiting until 9:00 a.m., we're out of the 50s and into the low 60s. 76 degrees by 3:00 p.m. we'll see a high of 77 around 4:00 p.m. and 74 by 6 hmm. down the to the airport, we don't expect delays on the airport board nothing happening in chicago, orlando, atlanta. everything looks good for flying out of philadelphia international this morning. at least to these destinations. >> the washington redskins playing on short rest after there loss to the eagles gave hope to the giants. the giants quarterback eli manning performed in front of the redskins home fans as if
they were in the super bowl. the giants flattened washington 45-14. eagles are all alone in first ft place. they face the 49ers on sunday. >> that should be a good game. next at 6:00 a.m., two pennsylvania top brass are accused of behaving badly. >> katherine scott is at the scene of everyone's worst nightmare at a gas pump. >> reporter: that's right, matt, a woman is punching gas and freak accident lands her in the hospital. we're live with all the
>> happening today a judge in western pennsylvania will decide if a high school stabbing suspect will be moved to a mental health facility. he has been in a juvenile detention since the rampage the franklin regional high school near pittsburgh on april 9. police say he cruised kitchen knives to stab 0 fellow students and security guard. he will be tried as an adult for attempted murder. >> pennsylvania attorney general has named 8 former employees of the officer that sent interoffice e-mails that contained graphic images. frank noonen received e-mails
but did not send any. attorney general eric holderrer has announced -- eric holder has announced he is resigning, he served for 6 years often amid considerable controversy. holder said his biggest regret was the failure to pass reasonable and responsible gun safety legislation in the wake of the tragedy of the elementary school in newtown. >> crews were able to clear an accident scene on the blue route. >> a fire is impacting a
>> developing now on "action news," a freak crash at a gas station leaves a woman badly burned. we're gathering details about this fiery wreck. >> new at 6:30, pennsylvania state police waste vital resources in the search for a cop killer on a call that turned out to be a hoax. a local football player posts an inis it a you can't mean update on -- instagram update on his sick little girl, my favorite story of the day. >> reporter: let's go outside to david murphy with weather and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we have fog that's developing in the northern and western bushes, you can see this highlighted on storm tracker 6 live in berks county and lancaster county. that area highlighted in orange is under a half mile visibility. some of it is popping up closer to allentown, as well. it's performy, basically not too
much trouble, slow down if you encounter that. 56 degrees, winds are lighter, if you survey the numbers, it's cool and you need a jacket, but it's not that bad considering the light wind. as we roll in the afternoon. 70 by noon, 76 by 3:00 p.m., 77 by 3:30 or 4:00 and the mid 70s by 5:00 p.m. if you're heading to the ballpark, it will start out on the mild side game time temperature 670 at the end of game it will be 60. bring a the sweatshirt or jacket. the weekend is looking great, details coming up. >> reporter: let's get our friday starts looking live at the schuylkill expressway approaching conshohocken. this is westbound traffic heading toward the blue route. the overnight accident is cleared, things looking better there as well as on the schuylkill expressway. in northeast philadelphia, the traffic lights are out, look for
this to be a problem on the boulevard at welsh road. the police are on hand directing around the scene. a new accident in new castle county i-95 northbound at 141 exit number 5 not causing a big delay, something to watch for. camden county, browning road, marlton pike an accident still there. >> this story is developing. a freak crash at a gas station has left a woman on fire and her child needing a rescue. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live on the scene in port richmond with the latest details. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, we spoke to the victim's relatives who drove in from new jersey when they heard about. the victim is in the intensive care with second and their degree burns, she is expected to survive and her 3-year-old daughter is doing okay. it happened at aramingo and somerset.
you can see the gas pump is tipped over on its side. the two vehicles involved have been towed. family members identified the victim as 21-year-old jaqulyn lopez. she works in customer service and is a student. she was coming from school and picked up her daughter and was pumping gas when the accident happened. a car smashed into the pump and knocked it over and a fire started. she received serious burns to her hand and lower half of the body. she was rushed to the hospital and remains in intensive care. meanwhile, while the car was on fire, the passenger in the striking vehicle jumped out and kicked out the back window and pulled the little girl out to safety. the 3-year-old was in the injured. >> we're grateful he did that, we commend him for his heroism. i don't know if i would would have been able to do the same thing, i probably would have been in shock. >> back live in port richmond,
the gas pumps are closed. the one pump still on its side. the driver of the striking vehicle told police she accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the break and that was when she lurched into the gas pump. i did speak to investigators, they said it's too early to tell if any charges will be filed. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> we have new video of first responders at the cape may-lewis ferry on the new jersey side of the bay. a fire broke out in the engine room of the mv delaware ferry which was moored at the time. two other ferries in the fleet continue to run between west cape may and lewes, delaware. 18-year-old matthew cooper is accused of calling in a false report of a child abduction.
he told dispatchers he saw a man take a 7-year-old into the wooded area of the nazareth borough. police rerouted the hell correspondent used to search for eric frein in the search for the little girl. it turns out was a hoax. this is this poor woman's reaction as she sees what's going on. a van that went airborne ripped out the entire corner of her home. new castle county inspectors declared the home unsafe to live in. investigators say the driver jason roane jumped out of the van and ran for it. roan is charged with driving under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene. >> it is 65:00 new this morning, a -- 6:35, new this morning a scuffle broke out between police and protesters in ferguson missouri.
sceferl -- several people were arrested. the crowd gathered following a public apology. the chief said he was sorry for the action in the wake of the police shooting of the unarmed teen, but refused to resign. the fbi said it knows the identity of the masked english speaking militant who killed two americans. investigators say he is likely from north american not from britain as previously thought. investigator used voice and facial analysis and studied the backdrop in the videos. the fbi believe the man is still in syria. >> there are new claims in the ray rice case that contradict a key claim by roger goodell. a law enforcement official said he sent the entire video of rice knocking out his now wife to the nfl back in april.
officials said it sent it to league security chief jeffrey miller. miller said he did not see the punch until september 8. goodell insists no one at the nfl saw the entire video until september 8. a law enforcement officials said he does not know if miller watched dvd, but attached a note, saying ray rice video you have to see it it's terrible. he said he received a 1 2 second voice mail that said, you're right it's terrible. >> let's turn to david murphy and see what's going on over the weekend. >> reporter: it's going to be warm and dry, but nighttime could be chilly. we'll talk about. storm tracker 6 live showing we're precipitation free, the winds are lighter than yesterday. as we head outside, yes, it's cool, but we can take it. the sun is coming up off the
shore. we're off to a cool start 56 degrees, some suburbs like allentown trying to dig out of the upper 40s, there's your always on seven day the left hand portion of the screen. winds not that strong out of the north at single digits. cloud cover has vacated the region. we have patchy fog in the northern and western suburbs. if you encounter thicker fog slow it down it's when the deer come close to the road and that give you trouble. 8:00 a.m., 589 decreases, 66 by 11:00 a.m. the entire afternoon will be in the 70s. 77 is the warm high, that will strike at 3:30 and in the mid 70s by 5:00.
high temperatures north to south, allentown similar to philadelphia, mid to upper 70s there. down the shore, 70 degrees if cape may and on the boardwalk in atlantic city. if you're heading out to see friday night football tonight. look for a game time temperature of 07 by 7:00. 64 by 10:00. it's a good idea to keep the sweatshirt handy. high pressure in control, saturday looks spectacular, nice and warm, 81. pretty much a repeat on sunday, warm on monday, before things start to change again. if you're heading to dover, we have trials today. it's a good one for that. 76 degrees bright april beautiful. highs near 80 saturday and sunday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, high of 77 today, mostly to partly sunny
skies. tomorrow, sunny and warmer, 81. and sunday, 82 degrees. eagles in san francisco, low 70s for the game. they have controversy and not playing so well. well, maybe we're 4-0 after this game. we'll see. monday, sun and clouds, 08 and chance of showers at night. tuesday, mostly cloudy, 72. wednesday, 74. nice on thursday, 76 good weather for the union soccer game at ppl. doop. more brand new stories up next, including a berks county car thief who messes with the wrong man. >> this is fort washington at the pennsylvania turnpike, traffic is moving nicely where we are getting heavy in chester county.
>> good morning, everyone, a little windy here from the sky6 live hd picture, capturing nice looking clouds here off the horizon. it's going to be a nice friday and a nice weekend. >> it's about that time when the roads start to clog up a little bit, carnal. >> reporter: this karen. this is the 30 bypass, we're
jammed from past 340 to 113. no problems just heavy traffic. i-95 18 miles per hour southbound heavy from the betsy ross bridge to girard. schuylkill expressway you're about 21 westbound past the boulevard to belmont. 37 miles per hour eastbound near girard and some closures in center city we've been warning you about, don't forget you have margaret closed between third and fourth and chestnut between 15th for construction. we have an accident in pennsauken camden county, browning road at parallel ton pike. marlton pike. watch for that one. in burlington county church street is closed near pleasant valley avenue because down pole and wires. stick to fellowship road. it's a sinkhole at atlantic
avenue in camden county waterford township. we're getting better in reading half mile visibility and better in reading half mile visibility. reading is the only issue out there. >> police and fire investigators are on the scene of a suspicious fire in winslow township, camden county. police are searching for evidence on busts out window screeners. the fire started at a town home on the unit block of villanova court at 3:30. jesse matthew the suspect in the abduction of hannah graham waived his right to extradition. police say he was the last person to be seen with graham on surveillance video. there's no sign of graham in virginia. a berks county mayor is without his baby this morning.
reading yvonne spencer said somebody stole his sports car. a sports car he bought new in 2001 and paid off and kept in great shape. he left it parked in front of reading high and when he came back in the morning, his baby was gone. >> i thought maybe i didn't park the car there, you know you second guess yourself after a while. but, no, that's where the car was. >> according to reading police captain spencer is about 140 cars stolen in the city so far this year. >> an nfl pro and camden native is a proud dad. a little pep talk and a lot of prayers helped his daughter endure life saving surgery at children's hospital in philadelphia. still a cincinnati bengals
defensive tackle posted that video on instagram priority -- prior to the procedure. doctors removedment -- the cancerous tumor. he fought to get back on the bengals active roster so his insures could cover his daughter's care. we shared this on twitter and instagram, go there and be a part of it. >> man on second, bottom of the 9th. tie game and jeeter secreter at the -- derek jeter at the plate. "good morning america" finishes that report. >> reporter: the color is strong and vibrant with changing leaves up north. we're looking at the peak late that means mid october in the poconos we'll be back with the cool morning in connection with,
>> i'm going to have a good friday, i think what i am going to do is check in with "good morning america" that's the way to continue the day. >> amy robach joins us and we now knew you're looking for jihady john. >> reporter: yes, matt, coming up next on "good morning america." there was a big error on the
airport runway forcing two flights to turn around, they are investigating the lands systems and why they shut off unexpectedly. the officer opening fire on a unarmed driver the driver is speaking out this morning and the change he hopes will come from the terrifying experience. >> it is a play right out of a movie script for derek jeter, a dramatic hit to win the game and victory for his home field finale. we'll take a look at that dazzling finish and the most buzz groom to be and soon to be wife are kicking off a three-day wedding celebration. we have the the latest on the lavish festivities in venice. it's coming up on "good morning america." >> it must be nice to be mr. clooney. it must be nice to be
mrs. clooney, too. this is 309 northbound approaching paper mill road we can see the vehicle kind of slammed into the median barrier facing the wrong way. roads are dry, it's hard to imagine why a single vehicle accident this is a messy one blocking the left lane, 309 northbound approaching paper mill road. franconia montgomery county, an accident there, swell. 42 northbound moving okay in new jersey. >> reporter: cool to start out, 56 degrees in philadelphia. still the upper 40s in allentown and reading and lancaster. 55 in wilmington, 53 in trenton. 57 in sea isle city. not as much wind this morning, but that's good. obviously still cool enough to put a jacket on the kids. this afternoon we'll have a nice warmup again, so t-shirts work after school. 62 lots of sun by 9:00 a.m. the rest of the of the day, mostly to partly sunny skies, warmer in the afternoon.
claimed the life of an elderly woman. her son got out of the housing alive. another vehicle smashed into a gas pump and burst into flames a passenger was able to rescue the woman's toddler who was in the car. fire damaged the engine room of a ferry in cape may-lewis ferry in new jersey. two other ferries will run to lewes, delaware. >> if we can switch the camera view, paper mill road and accident a car into the median we have a tow truck on the scene, dave. >> reporter: sunny start ahead cool in the 50s right now. 62 by 9:00 a.m. not much wind and no rain we'll
guess what? the money we need to fund our schools lies right underneath your feet. that's right. down in the ground, pennsylvania has deep deposits of natural gas. but because of governor corbett, we're the only state in the country that doesn't
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breaking height right now, scare in the air. two passenger planes forced to abort their landings. >> we couldn't see the approach. >> the runway lights and crucial landing systems turned off without warning. the jets forced to turn around. what caused this mass i have mistake. and the fbi says they know who this is, the isis terrorist who executed two americans. the urgent hunt to find him and free those hostages this morning. why did you shoot me? >> caught on tape, the shocking moment on dash cam, a state trooper opening fire on a driver after a routine traffic stop. will the trooper now be the one wh g