tv Action News 430 AM ABC June 11, 2015 4:30am-5:01am EDT
>> we are following a breaking news story on this thursday, june 11. police are scouring the city's chestnut hill neighborhood hoping to find a missing teenage girl. >> officials have shut down a major highway in upstate new york while the search continues for two convicted killers on the run. >> new this morning several brazen bandits are behind bars after a massive toy heist out west. good morning everybody it's 4:30 odds thursday, erin o'hern
is filling in for tamala edwards. david murphy and karen rogers have weather and traffic. >> reporter: i have to tell you about an air quality alert. code orange for sensitive groups those who suffer from asthma or heart and lung disease you want to limit your exercising during the afternoon hours. we're looking at cloud cover and sunshine. eventually a couple of pop-up thunderstorms are possible later on. it's going to be on the hot side. 70 degrees although you can feel it begin to get humid. 66 in allentown. 68 in wilmington. 66 in sea isle city. as we head out to the bus stop on the humid side, temperatures in the upper 60s to the low 70s, you can take that walking to the bus this morning. by 8:00 a.m. 73. noon, close to 90. # p.m., 94 with a high of
95 degrees in philadelphia around 4:00 p.m. if we hit that that will tie today's record high. we're not used to this, so we need to take it easy this afternoon. karen, looks like another hot and steamy one tomorrow, i'll have details on when this is over in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: september, right, october, sometime around there. let's look outside in the city, looking at the schuylkill expressway at the vine we have the ramp remaining closed from the schuylkill expressway eastbound to 676 eastbound for overnight construction. we expect it to open any minute now. 676 approaching the schuylkill, the westbound ramp will open. here we're looking at i-95 continuing our tour around the area. southbound traffic heading toward center city the overnight construction here, extra construction has cleared. we have light volume because it's only 4:30 a.m. and not many
people are up and about right now. we have blocked two lanes past fort washington and center lane eastbound near valley forge. >> a former principal in atlantic city is skewed of stealing more than --ed of stealing ten thousand dollars. if convicted she faces up to ten years in prison. happening today an aspiring rapper termed the black madam is going to be sentenced after being convicted of third degree murder after she injected a woman's buttocks with industrial grade silicone. her lawyer said she didn't realize the danger of the
procedure and remorseful about her client's death. a police officer suffered a minor injury during a domestic incident in south philadelphia. it happened at 10:30 on the 700 block of south 17th street. police say they had to use a taser on the man at the scene to trach him into custody. a female officer was treated for a minor hand injury. police are trying to sort out a hatchet attack in the city's mantua section. it happened inside a home on mount vernon street yesterday evening. an argument over money had been brewing and reached the boiling point when the father started swinging. the son has cuts and bruises but will survive. a manhunt for two convicted killers who escaped in new york prison, police have closed a part of route 374 a major highway as they investigate a lead.
authorities believe david sweat and richard matt may be heading to vermont. sweat's mother is speaking out begging her son to surrender. investigators are questioning a prison employee they are figure out if the employee helped the two chris to get the power tools they used to cut and drill their way to freedom this past weekend. "good morning america" will have live reports and much more on the expanded manhunt coming up at 7:00 p.m. after "action news." >> protesters walked out of a philadelphia courtroom having been acquitted on disorder conduct back in march. always the protesters walked free they continue to express their frustration at officers who they say treat african americans with discard. >> we are mothers
[ no audio will seek the death penalty against two brothers charged for the murder of a philadelphia police officer. they were formally indicted yesterday. officials say they shot robert wilson iii, 6 times as they robbed a game stop in march. he had gone to the store for a security check and buy a birthday present for his 10-year-old son. a frantic search is underway for a missing 17-year-old girl. >> that's right dozens of police officers are scouring a section of chestnut hill this morning. katherine scott is live on the scene with the breaking details. good morning katherine. good morning we did just
get an update from police, they told us who they are looking for. 17-year-old sara wills 5'9" leaving the susquehanna bank center picked up by her parents from a concert they were on their back to upper dublin they passed by here and that is where she disappeared. i'll get to the details in a moment. the crime scene unit is here, other police officers, k-9 s.w.a.t teams called in, they have been searching the wooded area throughout the night. again, police are telling us that the father is the one who called 911 because after he picked upped daughter from the susquehanna bank sister they were on their -- bank center she told her father she was not feeling well and had to relieve herself. she went into the woods and did not return. her father went into the woods
and calling out her name and called police. that's when police came out and they have been searching ever since. they found personal the search has been negative and been missing from the 7600 block of jearmt -- germantown avenue, sarah wills 5'9", 150 pounds, from upper dublin. her home is five miles away. police have called friend and called family and here's what the police have to say. >> police have expected the wooded area where she was last seen. we have k-9 officers with the dogs check the wooded area. we have aviation overhead with
lights. >> you can see they have had a search here overnight they are expanding the search area to his if they can find the woman, if you have any information police want to hear from you, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> let's hope they find her soon, thanks katherine. happening today, city council will consider a resolution for the oversight committee to oversea the school district seeking $100 million from the city. council gave approval to raise property taxes and use taxes other taxes. >> we have raised a significant amount of taxes over the last several years. if we have to go back and find $40 million in savings then the only thing left to do is to
increase class sizes and they are already at 3 #. that's not something that i'm willing to do just yet. >> city council will hold a final vote on june 18 before members go on summer recess. miss new jersey 2016 pageant kicked off on the boardwalk during the the miss new jersey parade, instead of breaking out their high heels their motorized char chariots passed by the crowds. miss new jersey will compete on saturday. caught on camera, a las vegas high school graduation is rocked into was -- chaos. we'll tell you what sparked the first fight. a woman who lost her cell
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>> erin and i are ready for some heat. >> i didn't know that. >> reporter: we could see records fall today. storm tracker 6 live double scan, we have clouds outside. where's the sky 6 picture there you see our temple university camera. looking down north broad. it will be a steamy day. dewpoint 63. it will feel stickier and force worse once the sun gets up over the horizon. hot and humid one on the way. as we take a look at future tracker 6 looks like we get early sunshine mixing with clouds generally during the day 3:00 p.m. we're dry across the region. there's a slight chance of a thunderstorm particularly in the northern suburbs as we go into
the late afternoon and early evening hours anywhere the thunderstorms hit they will produce a drenching downpour and gusting winds so take cover from any storms by 11:00, most of them are off the map. 73 degrees by 8:00. 93 by 2:00 p.m. a record-tieing high of 95 that's what we're going for around 4:00 p.m. 93 by 5:00 p.m. a late-day thunderstorm is possible. most of those will be in the northern suburbs. high temperatures 92 in allentown. 93 in reading, 94 in wilmington. all these 90s are close to record highs. down the shore we won't be close to records we'll get into the 80-degree zone and spotty thunderstorm up north. not a bad beach day overall particularly when youing inland it's more humid. 66 in the water.
temperatures on the beach 81 degrees this afternoon. tomorrow it's a repeat. another hot and humid day warm front to our north. 95 another potential record-tieing high in philadelphia. and again a thunderstorm popping up in the afternoon. the heat index will make it feel like 95 to 100. cool drinks will make itl drinks important. today, hot and humid spotty thunderstorms. tomorrow, hot and steamy, 95, another chance of afternoon thunderstorms. sticky on saturday, 90 is the high, chance of a thunderstorm or two. if we hit the 90-degree mark three days in a row we'll get the season's first heat wave. doesn't look like we'll get a four day heat wave. sunday, 85. any thunderstorms are sunday are well to the north of the immediate region so sunday is a dry day for most of you.
monday, tuesday, wednesday back in the mid 80s unsettled heading into next week. none of these days are a washout, but pop ups possible. >> well, a fight over seats ended in a melee. a mass of people were fighting to get out of the cloud. campus police break up the brawl, they said they would not say if anyone has been charged. a bold phone bandit in washington state is taunting his victim. someone who has her phone used her facebook app to upload a photo on her profile. it's unclear if the man in the shot is the thief or not. her phone has been missing since march. her brother hopes this is the clue that will help police track down the man. he posted a reply that reads quote i'm going to catch you. now for a first look at
business at the big board. condos that sold for half a million dollars in atlantic city will go for deep discounts instead. 40 of the 200 units will go up for auction on june 28. pretty nice, right? the properties were going for $500,000 before the recession hit in 2008. some units could be sold for less than $200,000. am zone was planning to add workers at its facility in middletown delaware. 500 positions that pay $1 an hour am zone hopes to higher more people by next week. market rose on noose to handle the debt crisis in -- news to handle the debt crisis in greece. richard branson is give one year paid leave for those who
>> we're looking live and looking good, because the overnight construction just cleared so the ramp from the schuylkill expressway eastbound to the vine eastbound has reopened. crews will return tonight at 11:00. don't forget that overnight construction. we have construction blocking the right lane northeast extension northbound approaching quakertown and pennsauken route 30 at north park drive that will clear at 6:00 a.m. 295 northbound we have two different zones between 130 and route 30. construction blocks up to two lanes that lasts until 6:00 a.m. the construction crews are working hard this morning as they are in dwhrofort -- gloucester county, 55 southbound, construction blocks the left lane, that will be cleared around 6:00 a.m.
thanks so much, karen. new on "action news," a flight from charlotte to paris had a bump in the road while taxiing. it ran off the run watt at charlotte douglass airport. the plane was taxiing when the left main gear went off the runway. the airline said the plane was fine and just continued on to paris. a child jumped behind a wheel from a van at a staten island day care center and ran over a 2-year-old boy. a 4-year-old jumped into the driver's seat as the worker was strapping in another child and the van rolled backwards over a 2-year-old. it ran past five different houses before crashing into a gate. no charges have been charges have been filed against the
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steeling toys from toy stores. surveillance videos shows them walking out of stores with shopping carts filled with toys, they made off with a totalful $100,000 worth of merchandise. 4 people are behind bars and 5 person is being sought. hillary clinton poked fun at a campaign wardrobe in her first instagram post. the caption reads hard choices that's not just for the patriotic theme of her outfits that's the name of her latest book. a family is celebrating a milestone in their once conjoined twin daughters, they are born conjoined 14 months ago, they shared chest wall, diaphragm intestines and more.
>> good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m. thursday, june 11. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us we're following breaking news. we have learned new details for the search for a missing girl in the chestnut hill neighborhood. >> a attempted robbery ends with shots fired police are looking for him right now. >> accuweather has news of a record high, it could be the season's first heat wave. >> let's go over to david and karen, good morning. >> reporter: we have an air quality alert code ora