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begin with breaking news, police in wilmington owe searching for an inmate that escaped this morning isiah thompson was on work detail on governor prince boulevard, and was serving time for an attempted carjacking and ran away toward stoney creek at 10:30 and was last seen wearing a prison uniform and a vest. he may have ditched the clothing and was wearing a dark t-shirt underneath. police are searching with k-9s aat this hour, we'll bring you updates on "action news" and at 6abc.com. investigators determined the cause of a fire that damaged 20 homes in new jersey the destructive blaze spread through an entire block of row homes on thursday. katherine scott has new details from the scene. >> we learned from the fire chief this morning that the fire was caused by a roofer's blow torch and the roofer spoke with
police and the fire marshal yesterday, some residents are able to return home and some in the hardest hit homes are able to go in with firefighters to retrieve some of their belongings. >> this is all i got. >> fran only has the clothes on her back after fire tore through the home. her husband's wedding ring is still in the home. >> have nothing left everything is gone. gone. >> the fire broke out at 3:45 on the 3700 block of east state street firefighters from as far as hunterdon county were brought in. they believe it was from roofers using a blow torch on the home. >> somehow the torch got to the
dry wood either under the sof et, or original roof line, the mayor fire chief and american red cross met with residents this morning to let them know what resources are available. >> i hope they help out and do something to help these people it's really sad. >> the cio is taking names to work with local churches and organizations to get them clothing and temporary tooth brushes -- >> i have good news to report the rios' found jose's wedding ring and we told you about a little girl that lost her gold fish and the fire chief heard about this and sent in firefighters and they were found safe and sound and she is a happy little girl she found her gold fish. breaking news now chopper 6
hd is live over northeast philadelphia, in a rollover accident here has shut down i-95, between academy and woodhaven road, this is the suv that rolled of just a short time ago, the driver was transported to the hospital in an unknown condition investigators are reaching the scene right now and this is i-95 northbound in northeast philadelphia, and a crash happening moments ago an suv rollover crash there, you can see traffic now backed up likely going to be backed up for miles here. all lanes of i-95 northbound between academy road and woodhaven road are shut down because of this accidents, we'll continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates here on air and online at 6abc.com. >> turning to accuweather now we are tracking the chance for occasional storms today following the heavy rain from last evening, sky 6 hd looking
live from penn's landing, another warm and humid day with lots of clouds out there and david murphy has the latest from the accuweather big board. >> on the lookout for thunderstorms this noon, for the second straight day it looks like most of the action is in new york state a wave of low pressure that will spin to the north and a cold front will get closer to us this afternoon and from now until the early evening hours there is a chance of spotty activity beginning to pop up and we see some of this welling up no lightning out of this and a shower out of reading, one around fleetwood too oceanly in this humid air mass some of this stuff does well up into a heavy downpour and the one is reading is easing up a bit and this stuff to the north as well has the chance of developing into a thunderstorm later on it looks like most of that will head towards penn and
not the lehigh valley the area of low pressure is guiding us through the region as well as to the north and when you look at the severe probability map, it's just above philadelphia and to the north this means that any thunderstorm that pops in this area highlighted in yellow could develop into a strong one that would produce strong gusty winds could be hail but we are not talking tornado today. and setting the weather table we are up to 80 and the warm and humid and sticky especially in the sun, and 78 in allentown un79 in sea while city, and in the afternoon a high of 6-above arm with the chance of a couple of pop-up storms. i'll have the latest track on those storms with future tracker 6 coming up. >> thank you david. from our delaware newsroom the police and fbi is teaming up to find a woman abducted one year ago.
nefertiti trader was seen last in newcastle she had been seen at a convenience store when someone forced her into their car, that silver accura has never been found today newcastle police and fbi announced they are increasing the reward and putting up electronic billboards with her photograph john rawlins will have details in a live report at 12:30. we are learning more about the daring escape of two convicts from a new york prison and police are questioning a woman that may have helped the pair break out. >> reporter: the tips keeps coming in but nothing has come out. we are learning about questions raised inside of this prison. still no sign of the dangerous funltives as they look into whether special prison privileges could have helped in their escape.
david sweat convicted of killing a deputy and richard matt who killed and dismembered his former boss, were housed in the honor block for those well behaved inmates, perks like being able to wear civilian clothing instead of jump suits. >> an inmate who oversaw work assignments war questioned and police showed up at the home of joyce mitchell trying to figure out what if anything she knew about the escape and how the inmates got the power tools they used to cut through steel. soon after these two friends say they came face-to-face with the funltives. >> i asked what the hell are you doing in my yard get the hell
out of here. >> he said sorry i didn't know where i was i'm on the wrong street. >> both were wearing jeans and one was carrying a black guitar case, and they took off running there are road blocks around the area and they are following up on hundreds of leads. marcy gonzales channel 6 "action news." the federal railroad administration wants more speed warning signs installed along train tracks. and think want a crew to advise the engineer about areas of reduced speed and railroads should adjust their automatic rail systems to prevent trains from going around sharp curves these recommendations are one month after the deadly amtrak
crash. governor christie is balancing the budget and said the state could not support it but they argue that christie was bound by law to make the extra payments and a lower court signed with the unions and a state supreme court reversed course. he may not put money into it because there is no contract to do so. an important victory for taxpayers and the union is expected to make a statement this afternoon. >> a berks county passenger was killed and the husband badly hurt when they crashed their car over the weekend. police say the motorcycle collided with an suv on monday and the husband and wife team -- for nearly 30 years brian's injuries were so severe doctor his to amputate one of his legs a special service for the couple is held at the church tomorrow night. a man was injured in a home invasion section of the
overbrook section of philadelphia it happened at 4:00 a.m. on the 2000 block of north 52nd street police say that to male suspects broke into the home and confronted a man in a bedroom and demanded money and hit the man with a pipe and the man handed over a bottle of xanex pills and the victim is in the hospital now in stable condition. a delaware county teenager is credited for his heroics on the ball field and not just for his ball skills. he was on second base after hitting a double suddenly the umpire went into cardiac arrest and collapsed at home plate, he performed cpr until help arrived that is a skill he learned with the darby fire company. still to come here on "action news" at noon, destruction caused by s.w.a.t. teams, the reason police fired
news now from delaware companionship, police are searching for a drivener yad. next this morning. >> it happened at a loading duck at this industrial complex, sources say that a truck driver was confronted by a gunman in an attempted robbery attempt and sources tell us that the driver was shot twice in the head and pronounced dead at the scene he had loaded his truck last evening and was getting a start for his trip to new york and another delivery driver passed at the scene from the shooting and saw the suspect reaching into a pocket and fearing he had a gun the other driver sped off. when he came back he saw the victim's legs on the ground next to his truck the victim still his wallet in his pocket. they say this is normally a safe
location, with minor crimes like vandalism it's busy day and night with trucks going back and forth, and the victim's boss says they are devastating by such a senseless loss and that their driverers don't carry any cash. we are withholding the name of the victim until we are sure his family has been notified. and they are apparently having a good description of the suspect, and they are issuing an artist sketch of the suspect and the other delivery driver got a good close look at him. >> david helpry channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that report. police in colorado are under fire to pay for the destruction caused by a standoff there for 19 hours s.w.a.t. teams blasted through the walls of this home, trying to arrest suspected shoplifter roger seacalf, the
problem is he doesn't live there. the family got out unharmed and officers fired grenades and did $250,000 worth of damage to the home, the suspect was arrested but the house had to be condemned. insurance will only cover some of the repairs. >> basically we were left on the street and nobody claims responsibility for what they did. >> police are looking into how they can help the family and the chief defended his officers saying they did what they had to do. >> after spending the last decade on death row alfred brown was convicted of the murder of a houston police officer and the case was dismissed last november because brown's defense attorney never saw phone recorders that could have helped his case, brown walked out a free man. >> i have to bitterness.
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millions of chicken and wiped out a third of the egg supply in recent weeks now producers can buy eggs from the netherlands for baking and processed foods. a new study reveals how much children can learn from watching sesame street children that watch the show for an hour a day have more success in elementary school and are less likely to fall behind their grade level. they determined that kids can learn as much from sesame street as they can from preschool. >> you count like one! two! three! >> ha, ha, ha! >> we watch too much sesame street, we have it down. lets go to alicia vitarelli live in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> you do a good count there rick. we are counting down to 4:00 obviously with stories you won't
want to miss. a mother used a novel way to convince her teenage daughter that her top is a little too small, how she is using the family cat to illustrate. now today at 4:00 consumer reports puts 100 gas models to the test, which are hot and which are not coming up and a decision sparking debate online, why actress zoe saldana took her last name and what made her try to talk him out of it initially. >> can you take us with you on the go you can download the 6 abc news app and watch us live on your smart phone or tablet. >> thank you. accuweather is coming up.
meteorologist, david murphy, back now way closer look at the forecast. a return to summer and soggy weather? >> stormtracker 6 live double scan right now shows you that most of the area is dry and i want to take a closer look to the north and berks county heading up to the valley and there are a cluster of showers now it's losing that intensity. if are you in quakertown or northern montgomery county and perkasie be bucks county and areas close to macungie you are in for this for the next 20 minutes or so. that is a live look and what is it maybe a shower or thunderstorm activity before too much longer in the poconos. but this is it in berks county. as we look outside sky 6 hd down the shore the sun and clouds mix, warm and humid across the region with clouds and sun and especially up north we'll be on
the lookout for thunderstorms building over the next hour or two, 80 in philadelphia and the dew point well above the 60 degree threshold for air. and winds out of the southwest at 14 and like yesterday it's breezy out there allentown 78 and 78 in reading and almost there in trenton and wilmington and 80 in millville and dover. and a little bit cooler down the shore but even at the shore it will feel a little muggy. in terms of storms future tracker 6 right now is placing more action. there is a good chance between now and 6:00, a line of these popping through the farther north you go seeing strong storms be gusty winds and downpours, by the time we get to 6:00 it's not as aggressive of a storm patterns, things not only
dry out and clear out, won't that be nice, if you happen to see a storm today they are spotty and any storms produce lightning downpours and lightning in poor drainage areas and gusty winds a moderate chance of hail, but not out of the question in the northern regions and the tornado chance is low and we are not thinking along those lines warm and 83 and clouds and sun and a spotty storm cannot be ruled out in the lehigh valley down the shore there might be a storm popping and the better chance is to the north and showers down the shore late today and down this evening. we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, up to 86 with the spotty storm chance, the humidity drops tonight and stays lower tomorrow and high of 86 and better on wednesday, and on thursday the humidity rises again 92 and hot
and humid and up to 90 with hot and humid conditions on friday and a thunderstorm possible late in the day there looks like the 80s for the weekend and a spotty shower or thunderstorm for saturday or sun but it doesn't look like either day in a washout. >> that is nice. (female announcer) you could win $1,000 a day for life... (husband) hon! it's grover cleveland! (female announcer) ...when you play the new cash4life, from the pennsylvania lottery. (grover) nice! (husband) 3 club seats. 50 yard line.
hello again here are the story, we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30 breaking news in west philadelphia. police say a man in a taxi opened fire and sped off and now the search for a suspect is underway and a new reward in the attempt to find a newcastle county woman that disappeared a year ago. and flames ripped through an entire block of homes. >> we begin with the breaking news story out of of south philadelphia, that is where police are investigating a shooting that put several schools on lock down and happened at 10:45 a.m., the man exit aid taxi cab and shot his passenger in the torso and the man got into the same cab and drove off. any lockdowns at nearby schools have since been lifted it's still up clear what led up to the shooting and we'll continue