tv Action News at 530 AM ABC February 9, 2015 5:30am-6:01am EST
ht now the action cam is live where a mix of rain with and ice could cause traffic trouble. the traffic teams are keeping an eye on this one. >> developing this morning a college student in delaware county turns up dead in a dorm room and her boyfriend is under arrest. >> a snap chat message helps police pin this pennsylvania teen with a murder and the choice where to strike a pose is shocking. >> good morning, it is 5:30, let's go over to david and karen, good morning. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live showing we have light precipitation popping through the region. there are several batches of it. not all very impressive, where we have it we see shades of blue. temperatures at the surface cold enough for this freeze up on untreated roads, parking lots and sidewalks and overpasses, as well. this will be the pattern today we'll have scattered light
spotty precipitation. we have a winter weather advisory basically across the entire region from new castle county north and cape may county. the new issue is light rain that could translate to freezing rain and sleet mixing in. there could be a changeover to snow in northern areas tonight. 32 degrees in philadelphia. cold enough at the surface to support freeze ups. 33 in wilmington. a little milder south and that will be the case with milder air to the south. even there be came. drivers alert with temperatures near freezing if you see drops on the windshield you meant to slow down in case it's causing a freeze up. it's monday, kids, it's messy on the way to school. 31 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 32 by noon, the high is 33 degrees we're just barely
above freezing mark for an hour, and even then cold enough for a freezeup on surface. this is spotty, not a major event. are the roads looking okay. for the most part we're looking at the main roads they seem fine. this is a much different story if the ground was below freezing but that's not the case because it's mild lately. the roads are well treated. you can see the rain drops on the camera lens in she chalfonte bucks county. 202, lime kiln not problems there. lansdale, areas where we've seen mixed precipitation, expect a slick spot or two. speeds in the 60s no overnight construction. no reports of accidents this is the vine street expressway looking good, no problems on the vine. be careful on the ramps, they are treated, as well.
we're not seeing anyone slipping or sliding. >> we're following a wintery mix in bucks county, crews are warning drivers don't shrug off the weather because it isn't snow. >> this is quakertown, bucks county. this is an area that could ice up. right now it looks like traffic is moving quite nicely in quakertown. now, penndot has treated the roads in the lehigh valley and says it may send the salt trucks out again if temperatures dip and roads ice up. it is difficult to tell the difference between a wet road and an icy one. >> the vehicles cannot stop quickly on ice, no matter if you have four wheel drive or two wheel drive. leave a lot of room between your vehicle and the vehicle in front
of you. >> we do not have any school closings or opening on delay you can look for that at 6abc.com. download the free storm tracker 6 live app plus an hour look a temperatures. >> we have a developing story in central pennsylvania. a college student from our area has been found dead and her boyfriend is now under arrest. "action news" reporter, annie mccormick is live in our satellite center with the latest on what's going on with the investigation. good morning annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam carly hall is local from chadds ford. police in her area lancaster county are calling her death suspicious after she was discovered in her dorm room at millersville university. at this point they have charged her boyfriend with aggravated assault. they said during the investigation they found the two had physical altercation hours before she was discovered. saturday and sunday, police responded to a call of cardiac
arrest and found her in her dorm room. the boyfriend 19-year-old of ken net square is in lancaster county prison charged with aggravated assault that stems from an earlier incident. millersville university and the borough police are confident there's no danger to the campus or the community. an autopsy is expected to be performed today on the victim. >> i guess it's kind of crazy. millersville is a safe campus, i feel very safe. to hear gth something like that has happened, i feel safe. >> reporter: the boyfriend was arraigned in front of a lancaster county district justice. his bail charged with a first degree felony is set at $1.5 million. he didn't post-it.
he is in jail today. reporting live from the sat center annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> annie thank you for all the details. the police are search e searching for a man who left a crash on kelly drive near lemon hill drive. the man in the minivan grabbed his dog from the vehicle and ran away on foot. >> residents turned out in lower merion to talk about police and the community. some believe officers took part in racial profiling. a mother of two teenagers was among the person questioning their as. >> when they leave the house, i have a concern that my kids will be targeted. >> i'm saying we need to go one step above and you form an outside agency to police the police. >> when we are wrong we'll let you know we're wrong. when we're right we'll say we're
right. >> it has to be us talking together as human beings, not so much police versus society. >> both sides admit that tensions in the communities spabs decades. the -- spans decades. >> a hearing today could determine the fate of the revel casino sale. the deal was supposed to go through today but a judge put a hold on the sale to hear from tenants. glen straub who is going to purchase the revel for $94 million agreed to the stay. >> public schools are closed in boston, everybody here is going to school. >> reporter: the bulk of the storm is to the north. we're getting the rag tag
remnants of it. storm tracker 6 live double scan, if you look at the blue, that's the precipitation where it is coming down, even if it looks like rain temperatures at the surface are cold enough where you can you could see a freeze up. karen is tracking the roads for us, she is keeping an eye out for accidents, so far so good not a lot of stuff popping up. i would think it would be untreated sidewalks side streets, parking lots driveways that would give you the biggest problems this morning perhaps overpasses. there's another batch of precipitation coming in from the west. this will be the pattern light stuff on and off be careful if you see the rain drops on the windshield. temperatures are close to freezing we could see a freeze-up here and there. we have cloudy skies over the airport. it has been raining we see the precip on the ground. of course they pretreat the
surface around the runways and taxi ways. 32 degrees in philadelphia right now. winds out of the northeast at 14 miles per hour. so a little bit breezy today the wide view on satellite shows up that the bulk of that precipitation as matt mentioned is snow, is pushing to the north of us, we're looking at bits and pieces of lighter precipitation over the mountains as we go through the day. future tracker 6 not selling us a whole lot of precipitation overall. when we encounter it, we could get a mix of rain and sleet. remember if it's drizzle if it is freezing up on road surfaces, man, that could put you off the road in hurry. be careful if you see the precipitation coming through. 6:00, we could see changeover to snow up north as we look at colder air coming in tonight. as we look at temperatures today we're holding on or about the freezing mark with a high around
33 at 2:00 p.m. high temperatures up north will be below freezing in allentown and trenton. down south we'll have a period of the day where we get nothing but rain because we're above freezing. overnight tonight, we have a chance of precipitation lingering. up north, there could be a coating to two inches. more in the poconos, but overall a light snow event. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, shows a high of 33. light freezing rain and sleet possible at times. breezy and milder tomorrow 43. clouds on the march wednesday high of 39. snow showers possible later in the day as an arctic boundary comes in on thursday, friday, very cold. valentine's a shower or brief snow shower possible. >> 5:30 we have incredible video showing a plane that almost collided with two skydiver. >> in our nation's battle with
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a look at wilmington, delaware, it is 5:43, it is monday morning, in wilmington, light fog, 33 degrees right now. >> let's see how things are looking with your suburban traffic and go over to karen good morning. >> reporter: yeah time to check the roads exton chester county route 100 near comers drive we're -- commerce drive we're watching for a slick spot or two. for the most part, the roads are damp and treated. you need to be careful as you head out. between route 113 and showen road they will be doing road construction, look for that. doylestown 2 oh, 2 and 313 mechanicsville road they are clearing trees out they may be blocking a lane each week. you may see restrictions right there. storm tracker 6 live double scan
we're talking about mixed precipitation, especially if it's light. it could be dangerous. the good news as of late the temperatures are mild and it's not as if the ground is frozen solid. be careful we're seeing slick spots. we're seeing light precipitation in doylestown. medicine folder lakes -- medford lakes, route 70. route 100 pottstown moving to the northeast. 422 traveling reading to pottstown, you're getting light precipitation, it's a mix. we're at the freezing mark in philadelphia. allentown, below that in trenton. 33 degrees in wilmington. 35 in millville. in some of the areas especially in the city and north and west you need to watch out you're not seeing frozen precipitation. we are looking at fog 1.7-mile vis abbott in wilmington and dover. and -- visibility in wilmington
and dover. half mile in atlantic city. >> we have brand new video of skydivers who got a double dose of adrenaline during their jump back in the fall. the jumpers needer collided with their plane when they took the plunge. part of their chute was actually hanging over the wing, but the pair managed to land safely. >> a mall shooting in western pennsylvania has led to changes for all young patrons. all young shoppers need to have a chaperone. on saturday a teen gunman wounded three people inside a department store. the 17-year-old has been charged in the shooting the victims remain in the hospital. a shocking selfie landed a pennsylvania teen behind bars charged as an adult with murder. police say 16-year-old maxwell
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interrupted taylor swift. beyounce lost album of the year once to swift and smith. beyounce didn't go unnoticed she took home three grammies overnight. >> four schools have decided to close today the list is at 6abc.com. it is because of the threat of ice, david. >> reporter: if you're dressing the kids, dress them warmly because we'll get barely above the freezing mark. matt is right, some of the precipitation could freeze up on surfaces. i'll have the day planner forecast next. trading-in or selling your car truck or suv? webuyanycar.com takes the hassle out of selling in just 3 easy steps. one, get your free online valuation. two, book an appointment. and three, pick up a check at your nearest buying center. ♪ find out how much your car is worth
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route 100, things are moving better dave. >> reporter: bits of precipitation is coming in from the north surface temperatures are cold enough to support are a freeze-up organ -- on roads. 29 in quakertown, below freezing temperatures in southeastern pennsylvania. milder as you get toward south jersey and southern delaware. not as much of a threat there this morning. if you are running errands you might want to wait until we're close to the freezing mark. we'll be above freezing high of 33 degrees, be careful of icy patchings whenever you see rain drops on the windshield. >> a retired general is issuing an warning against isis. he said isis is a bigger threat against al qaeda. >> do you believe isis pose as
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good morning everyone, 6:00 a.m., monday, february 9. here's what's happening. >> accuweather is tracking light rain and possible slick spots for the morning commute. >> a student from our area is found dead inside her dorm room at millersville university and police charged her boyfriend with assault. >> a off duty firefighter jumps into action and his quick thinking saved a woman inside. >> we have some school closings and delays because of icy conditions. >> reporter: this is not a cup of coffee,