tv Action News 500 AM ABC June 5, 2015 5:00am-5:31am EDT
>> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m. on this friday, june 5, and developing this morning. >> a robbery attempt at a philadelphia pizza shop ends quickly when the victim turns out to be an off-duty police officer. >> a corporate jet crash lands at philadelphia international airport without all the landing gear. >> retail rage, hundreds of bargain hunters find themselves on the outside looking in. >> first up, let's get weather with david murphy and matt pellman has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, guys we are off to a cooler morning we have sprinkles and showers
around. they will get pass you but in some cases you're getting one and another and another. a little damp and cloudy to start out. as we take a look at the live view on satellite and radar there are breaks in the clouds beginning to develop. we think once we get rid of the morning cloud cover and shower activity we'll see sun breaking out later on today. i can't promise full sunshine. 58 degrees in philadelphia currently so the numbers across the region similar to the last couple of mornings. we have the northeast breeze blowing down, light but out of the cool northeast. on the bus stop this morning 56 degrees by 6:00 a.m. 57 by 8:00 a.m. a little cool, some of you dealing with a spotty shower so an umbrella may be a good idea. noon 67 degrees, fairly cloud with sunny breaks beginning. 3:00 p.m., 7 # degrees that's the high, it will be milder this afternoon and nice. 71 degrees by 6:00 p.m. sunny breaks as we head into the
afternoon. quickly i want to talk about pollen, we're heading into a big weekend of course allergy sufferers will be curious about. this today it's not bad. ear only in the medium range saturday sunday, into monday, so far so good as we head toward the weekend pollen wise. i'll have the weekend call and the city call coming up. keep everybody cheering on the final days of the final stretch. we're in the final days of the roadwork on the ramp watching at guys move the signs out of the way they are getting ready to reopen the ramp when they do everything will be reopened along the vine street express way at the schuylkill, but it will close again tonight at 1:11 p.m. we're seeing broken down vehicle in cheltenham along lime kiln and greenwood avenue. in advance of the rain the
construction crews cleared along the pennsylvania turnpike, westbound near willow grove eastbound near willow grove all lanes reopen in both directions. we have down pole and wires at willingboro, bridge borough street right and center lanes are closed because of down pole and wires. of course in wilmington we have the viewing and funeral services for beau biden, in one hour a bunch of different streets will be blocked until tomorrow afternoon. >> developing this morning, an off duty philadelphia police officer was forced to pull his weapon when two robbery suspects walked into a pizza shop. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live along 1600 block of rising sun avenue she's got more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam we're told that the detective is assignedded to the northwest division he is being interviewed by internal affairs which is protocol when an officer charges
his -- discharges his weapon the off duty detective was the only customer inside the store, he had just ordered when two men went into rising sun pizza. one of them had a gun. they put the gun to the detective's head and took $20 out of his hand and forced him to lie on the floor. two robbers turned around to the counter where the employee and the owner were standing. that's when the detective identified himself and pulled out his gun. one of the suspects fired two shots at pointblank range he missed. the officer fired back. one collapsed in the parking lot and died. police believe he was the one who fired the shots. >> we still have the off-duty detective and above both of the pizza shop employees identified the
body as the person who seconds before was inside the store committing the robbery and firing the shots. >> reporter: and back here live you can see the front window of the shop is shattered from the shootout that happened inside the close quarters last night. it's lucky the owner and the detective and other employee were not hurt in all of this. apparently there are surveillance cameras inside and outside the store so all of this is caught on camera. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks katherine. a private jet made an emergency landing at philadelphia international airport minus it's nose gear. it was on its way from new mexico to chicago. the jet flew by the control to your to confirm the probable and came back to land. >> there will be an airport vehicle and emergency vehicle following you down runway 9er
after you touchdown. the plane skidded to a stop recall that white stuffer is foam firefighters sprayed as a precaution. nobody was hurt. police in camden county need your help in identifying a pair of arsonists. they are wanted for a string of vehicle fires. take a look at the surveillance video. you can see them set a minivan on fire, using what police say is a bottle of flammable liquid. are there are two other vehicle fires in pennsauken. they are driving an suffer, one had an american flag on their jacket. if you know who are they are contact police. several thousand people came to the viewing of beau biden in dover. vice president biden followed his casket into legislative hall yesterday. they greeted well wishers with
hugs and tears and smiles. there will be two viewings for beau biden a mass of christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. expo center in oaks goes on this morning police were there after angry shoppers closed early. it's a one of kind event that almost never goes on sale. a woman drove up from charlotte north carolina and waited in line for three hours, people camped out and didn't get in. i have three children under three that were out here with me. we've been sportive and we wear lilly all the time and for us to be cut off and not allowed in is ridiculous. >> police arrived and a spokesperson came out and handed out coupons.
the anger customers were told they would not have to wait when they come back today. >> well, let's you say move on to the subject of the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: all right we're off to a cloudy and damp start in spots. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you it's not actively raining everywhere, if we go in tight here, we are looking at some speckled precipitation all this coming up from the south. i'll go head and start it up for you, you can see how, this is once again today, just like last couple of days, shower activity caught up in the ocean flow out of the south in the area of low pressure. you get a blip of yellow where it's coming down failure well. the showers are take -- fairly well, the showers are taking 15 to 20 minutes to cross most areas. in and out of the rain drops across the region. as we look outside cloudy
skies, perhaps a little drizzle where we don't have showers. the camera is rocking a little bit down by the ocean we have the northeast breeze this morning like the last couple of mornings. 58 degrees in philadelphia. very similar to where we started out temperature-wise. 56 in trenton. 55 in wilmington, 57 in allentown. another cool start. future tracker 6 shows shows us we go into the morning sprinkles and showers around through lunchtime. this afternoon we think there will be less rain overnight and probably breaks in the clouds, so some sun returning through the afternoon and evening hours overnight tonight, it's dry and we'll start to transition to partly cloudy skies. in allentown we're going for at that warm afternoon high of 74 degrees mostly cloudy sunshine in the afternoon and milder as we head into the afternoon, as well. and then down the shore 66 degrees in ac. some points along the shore farther south could get up into the upper 60s.
a bit damp in the morning mostly cloudy skies overall with perhaps sunny breaks later although the farther south you are, the harder you'll struggle torched to find the sun. -- torched the sunday. today in philadelphia, 7 # degrees, 67 by 8:00. 60s by 11:00. breaking into the 70s by lunchtime the 72 reading by 2:00 p.m., high of 74 around 5:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 72. 7:00 p.m., 71 and 9:00 p.m. 70. down the shore 59 degrees in the water right now probably staying cool in the water this weekend. 66 lots of clouds today. but on saturday, warm and sun 75 we can't rule out a pop-up shower or thunderstorm in south jersey and delaware, on
saturday but it will be mainly dry. on sunday, clouds on the beach high of 70. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're going for a high of 74 today in philadelphia. a bit warmer. tomorrow 82 degrees, main e many showers or thunderstorms probably in south jersey and delaware, southeastern pennsylvania looks dry and warm. plenty on sunday, 78 degrees. back in the mid 80s on monday, showers and thunderstorms as the front comes in. looks like we dry out on tuesday, 84 degrees clouds and sun there feeling very warm and toasty on wednesday and thursday thursday, almost 90. almost summer. >> 5:11. we have more news you didn't see last night. including an out-of-control car on ohio highway. hear why police think the man drove into on coming traffic. tornados rip through northern colorado leaving behind a path of destruction. >> reporter: we're live in port richmond at arrest minuting and somerset street.
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>> good morning everyone, 5:14 on this friday, taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. 57 degrees right now, we have showers moving through the area, very spotty, though. >> let's see how things are looking if you're starting the commute. good morning. >> reporter: you can drown any
sorrows in a donut this morning. it is national donut day. tastykake sent us donuts this morning, so we can celebrate things are looking up, let's go to the burr -- burbs and talk about the traffic report. this is the headlights toward the medicine county toll plaza. you'll see more traffic on 476 because in the poconos it's nascar race weekend. watch out for people heading north on the extension past lansdale quakertown and lehigh valley up to the poconos interchange. they are dealing with construction northbound approaching quakertown, the southbound zone has cleared. coming south everything has reopened. disabled vehicle on lime kiln pike is out of the way. in delran we have downed pole and wires 130 southbound side of
bridge borough street taking out the right lane and center lane. overnight construction in christiana, closing the ramp from highway 1 northbound to i-95 northbound. lasting until 6:00 a.m. another 45 minutes on that, use 273 to get to the northbound side of i-95 instead. time for the commuter report, 6 miles per hour on 295? delaware toward the delaware memorial bridge. the culprit may be construction. you can see the slow-moving traffic heading northbound on 2935. >> an ohio passenger had her camera rolling when she said an impaired driver caused an head on crash. nobody was hurt in the crash. investigators believe the driver was abusing prescription drugs that driver could facing a evaluated vehicular assault
charges. so far no charges have been filed. a 1-year-old boy from virginia is in police custody in a a lot of trouble. he skipped school and took his father's pick up truck on a joyride. another driver saw the truck driving erratically yesterday afternoon. they found two guns in the truck. officers contacted the boy's parents who had not noticed that their 12-year-old was missing. he is being held in the juvenile facility in north carolina. >> labron james returns to the nba final. it was a thrilling game. regulation ended in a 98-98 tie. the warriors went on a roll in overtime. labron scored 44 points. the reds beat the phillies
also to avoid a 3-game sweep. final score 6-4. jerome williams starts tonight against the world series champions giants. another major food chain is getting rid of the artificial ingredients. >> research shows that more people are getting the tests they need under affordable care act. >> reporter: we'll have a look at how the numbers will climb today and we'll look at severe weather for those of you traveling.
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dreams to life. >> reporter: i know we're shocked seeing more showers out there. >> reporter: yeah, how about that. >> reporter: wet conditions as a result, doesn't look too wet on the schuylkill expressway. the interchange for manayunk you want to stay on the schuylkill on sunday. we'll have the street closures in manayunk because of the bike
race. septa wants to help we'll have service on the manayunk rail line. doylestown town will have buses on sunday because of construction. and patco because of construction running on the friday track work schedule today. . >> reporter: here are the spotty showers moving from the south to the north, they are not everywhere, but enough to get the roads wet. every now and then you get a slightly heavier shower that doesn't last long. 589 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 67 by noon, that's the high at 3:00 p.m., 74 degrees and we are expecting sunny breaks later this afternoon after a cloudy and somewhat damp start. there's a chance of strong gusty thunderstorms from about missouri to southern illinois back toward denver toward the western dakotas and thunderstorms producing tornado in western kansas and eastern colorado would be that state.
57 degrees in philadelphia right now. you can see locally we have all green aircraft on the big board at the airport. no major delays and no rain in any of the commonly traveled destinations. >> going on to "healthcheck," many put off routine cancer screenings because they could be costly. new research on the effects of the affordable care act reveal many are taking advantage of the profession. researchers at the american cancer society found rates of collin cancer screening he -- colon cancer screening increased. most of the increase was found in people in lower income groups. a man from austin texas received the first scalp and skull transport. he developed a rare form of cancer and the raid nation left a gaping woundness head and his
kidney and pancreas began to fail. i plans to go back to work in a few months. >> the monthly data release that has the obility to move markets happens today. here's abc's america's money. topping america's money the all important may jobs report. >> reporter: investors were nervous with the dow moving 170 points yesterday. subway is phasing out artificial colors and preservatives over the next few months. >> meanwhile panara bread and taco bell plans to eliminate all artificial ingredients, as well. happy donut day you'll see freebies out there that began back in 1938. dunkin' donuts is offering a free donut with any beverage.
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no injuries were reported. >> in the morning bus we have a new dinosaur to say. it means royal horn face. they found the fossilized remains sticking out of the a cliff in alberta. this is the tip of the snout sticking out of the cliff. they dubbed this dinosaur hell boy, because his stubby eyes resemble the comic book character of the same name. even though they found the skull, they estimate it was about 16 feet long and five feet tall at the hips and 1.5 tons and like today's resign --
>> developing now on "action news," an off-duty police officer foils an armed robbery in a deadly exchange of gunfire. >> the two month search is over for the alleged accomplices of the attack of a worker on jewelers row. a massive data attack puts millions of people at risk. >> good morning, let's go over to david murphy for weather and matt pellman is looking at traffic. good morning. >> reporter: it's a cloudy morning and on storm tracker 6 live we have speckled precipitation and spotty showers pushing from the south moving north you can see they are falling apart around norristown and we have steady shower activity pushing from south jersey and into southeastern pennsylvania. these will not last long, but they are on the damp