tv Action News 430 AM ABC June 12, 2015 4:30am-5:01am EDT
>> here's what's happening on this friday june 12. medics on the way to the hospital may have saved the life of a man who was the victim of gunfire in the middle of the streets. cap turped on camera a -- captured on camera a bus driver on the phone while behind the wheel. naacp in washington state has been caught lying about being black. >> good morningryone, it's
thursday, but first i want to say good morning to erin o'hern. >> reporter: we have satellite imagery for the second straight day. there's cloud cover across the region, it's cloud cover that will give you hazy sunshine coming through. the big story is the heat arena humidity building like yesterday. today it will be worse. there's a heat advisory kicking in around noon until #-- 8:00 p.m. the heat indices could go as high as 100. you recall how humid it was yesterday, today will be worse a lot of you will look at the humidity today as you step back into it in the afternoon as owe progressive. limit your outdoor exposure and exertion. 75 in wilmington.
74 in trenton. 68 in allentown. a little bit warm than yesterday. as we step outside for the school bus perhaps for the last day of school. look how warm it will be, 8:00 a.m., we could be up to 80 degrees. it's going to be a cooker. we didn't hit the high yesterday, but today we're expected to hit 95. >> reporter: david i love a forecast that starts out today will be even worse. schuylkill expressway at the boulevard, eastbound traffic heading toward center city. eastbound construction has just cleared, so traffic move be nicely, on the vine street expressway approaching the schuylkill we have westbound vine opening with the westbound construction clearing. things looking better, eastbound is closed. westbound is reopened. on the the big picture speeds
in the 50s on the blue route the schuylkill expressway and i-95. no big issue right there. taylor swift concert tonight. i know somebody who will be there, lincoln financial field we've seen that before and i had a great time with the kids. plumstead bucks county. downed tree at river and ferry roads. >> medics on the way to temple university hospital stumbled upon a man wounded by gunfire and drove him to the hospital. he was shot 3 times in the back along west ontario street in hunting park section of the city. the search for the gunman is on. the red cross is helping nearly 80 people this morning who were displaced by a fire that ripped through a delaware county apartment building. katherine scott is outside the stafford court apartments in landsdown. katherine. >> reporter: matt, that's right 80 people were displaced.
two people were taken to the hospital after the fire in the apartment complex that starting pointed in the downstairs storage unit. around 80 people are now out of their homes. the fire started around 7:00 p.m. on the unit block of north landsdown avenue. residents watched as the flames quickly spread. >> within two minutes there were flames on the bottom coming out of the basement and five minutes later they were on the third floor. >> 911 calls alerted the fire department. animal control officers were there working to revive injured pets. this man checked on his friends after hearing he was taken to the hospital. >> he was taken to the hospital he is having trouble breathing. >> reporter: fire crews worked in tandem. the bulk of the fire was from
the storage area in the basement which is up off the ground. when the original companies arrived they found fire shooting from two windows out of the basement. and back here live you can see the charred debris outside the building looks like a burned out couch, wood, broken glass here, after an hour and half the fire was brought under control. half of the apartment complex was spared from the flames. live in landsdown, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks so much for the update. take a look at these two accused of stealing a wallet from an elderly woman last month shop rite in egg harbor township. police believe they struck at the christmas tree in hamilton and hammonton. if you recognize them, call (800)658-8677. there's a reward. police are trying to track down the bandits who got away
with a huge haul from a school in west philadelphia. a person or persons stole 30 ipads and five computers from saint ignatius catholic school. the total value is $17,620. developing right now police are ramping up the already massive search for the convicted killers who escaped from a maximum security prison in upstate new york one week ago. five hundred officers are working to find the fugitives after search dogs may have picked up their scent. we have the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: this morning a massive police presence in this small new york town. road blocks in place schools shut down, hundreds of armed officers on the search for the two convicted murderers who made a daring escape from the prison three miles away.
sources tell abc news blood hounds picked up their scent in these dense woods and led investigators to a spot where the man may have camped out. we're looking under every rock and behind every tree until we catch these two. >> reporter: it's been a week since david sweat and richard matt julie mitch i mitch was supposes to meet them. >> no joyce no car. >> reporter: mitch the may have been involved in a relationship with david sweat but concluded there was not enough evidence. new york's governor admits finding the fugitives could take
time. >> they could four miles from the prison or in mexico, you just don't know. >> reporter: residents near the search area are being warned to keep their doors locked. >> "good morning america" will have live reports on the manhunt after "action news" at 7:00 a.m. new information on a fire earlier this week in central pennsylvania run off from the fire may have contaminated the creek killing thousands of fish. contaminants were found in the water following the fire at the miller chemical plant. officials are advising people not to fish, boat or swim in certain sections of the creek. up to 100,000 fish have died. new jersey newsroom. new jersey lawmakers want to
look into moving start times for middle and high school students later in the day. legislator sent the bill to governor chris christie. there's information saying students have not gotten enough sleep. it is recommended classes start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. >> an 11-year-old delaware county boy received quite the welcome home. the applause and cheers are for noah laney returning from the about a hall in -- he was diagnosed with a heart condition and received are a new heart last year. noah's family is emphasizing the importance of organ donation. >> a young man who lost the
battle, his heart is inside my heart. >> they give thanks to the family and family to donate everyday. >> still ahead. brand new stories you didn't see last night including the controversies surrounding a washington state civil rights activists, hear why her family said she is not who she said she is. we'll explain a family's strange family tradition that involves a pair of pants. >> reporter: hot today oppressive humidity, in fact we have heat advisory in effect shorts and ts if the kids are getting on the school bus otherwise sunscreen is a good idea. things get better over the weekend. i'll have the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and more on today's heat coming up.
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well not really. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you that we are dry this morning, but man is it soupy out there, let's take a look it's going to be another day of hazy sunshine. sky6 live hd shows you clouds overhead with clouds and sun coming through later on. we have sky 6 for us, there we go thanks! it looks a little misty and foggy down the shore. as we head into the afternoon it will be hazy and uncomfortable feel. up over 70 degrees, so you can see how oppressively humid it will be about. wind out of the south at 7 miles per hour. future tracker 6 is showing us that there will be that clouds and sun mix in the morning. a.m. there's nothing going on. in the lehigh valley we may get a pop-up thunderstorm.
severe weather is authority of the poconos today. -- is farther up north north of the poconos today. 89 degrees by 11:00 a.m. we spend the afternoon in the 90s. 93 by 2:00 p.m. 95 degrees is the forecast high it will tie a record. we missed the record yesterday. it's going to be the worst day of the week. if we hit 95 in philadelphia. we'll tie the existing record. allentown has to get to 92 to tie a record. wilmington we'll go 95 which is close to a record. reading has a shot of tieing the 93-degree record atlantic city inland at the airport will be close. along the coast for the second straight day you get relief. highs between 80 and 82. 84 in cape may. we're looking at mid 80s along the delaware beach. ocean temperature in the mid 60s.
once again today near record heat. the heat index feeling like 95 to 100. cool drinks and sunscreen and loose-fitting clothing. tomorrow, high of 89. it will be warm and humid showers and thunderstorms are possible at times although it doesn't look like a washout. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, hot and steamy today. 89 tomorrow, sticky a thunderstorm around partly sunny on sunday, 865 slight chance of an isolated storm there. mid 80s for monday and tuesday, could get a scattered thunderstorm. might go down to 83 on thursday. better weather on the way. it's a day you have to be careful. 446 a driver of a public transit bus in pittsburgh is under fire for this video it shows him on the phone while driving. the passenger said the bus was heading over a bridge at the time.
he said he caught the driver texting. the port authority of allegheny county said it's investigating the video. a family in plano texas has an odd tradition the men wear the same pair of trousers. the pants will go back in the storage until 20, 23 when the smith's 5th generation graduates from high school. >> time for a first look at business. crews line is banning carried on bottled water. this makes sense because carnival said the issue is not in the bottled water. people empty the bottles out to smuggle alcohol on board the cruise line said this there's behaval problems on -- behaval
problems on the ships it usually has to do with the smuggled alcohol. as i zillow said some parts of center city average $1,800 in rent. all major markets are up. the futures are in the red. officials broke ground in wilmington, on the new residence inn mar -- marriott. months after police arrested a university student charges have been dropped. a woman down south takes marts in her own hands, i think you would agree she went too
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construction. construction on the northeast extension near lansdale and southbound near lansdale. we're getting reports of a railroad gate stuck in the down position at railroad road at township line road in bucks county. in plumstead a downed tree is closing river road and old ferry road and point pleasant pike take tollgate road to avoid the problem there. logan township in gloucester county closing ramp 322 to 295 southbound so crews are out there working hard this morning on a friday, karen. >> charges have been dropped against the university of virginia student whose blood arrest sparked a public uproar and state police investigation. this is what marquees johnson looked like after his arrest in march. officers say the 20-year-old was
acting drunk. bystanders say the officers used excessive force. the city's attorney said there's not enough evidence to charge johnson or the argue officers. >> controversy is swirling around spokane washington civil rights activist. she is not black, she is white. she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years. questions arisen after she complained to police about harassment. she has identified herself in application materials as white black and native american. 4:53 all new in the in effect half-hour of "action news," new cell phone video shows the chaotic scene after a truck fell 6 stories on a busy
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evacuate. an eagles fan who became an viral sensation after he gave an animated account of a police crash is in trouble. courtney barns turned himself into police yesterday. he is facing court charges related to three unpaid traffic tickets and wanted for shoplifting. if you haven't seen this video here's a look. >> the police officer kind of and interacted and the police flipped around -- >> that was one of many classic lines he delivered during his interview on monday. >> we have more news you didn't see last night a driver crashes through the wall of a parking garage and plunges 6 stories to the ground. >> a philadelphia police commissioner reveals what happened in the moments that led to the shooting of brandon
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>> good morning every, it is 5:00 a.m., friday, june 1, tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, here's what's happening. >> david murphy says the oppressive heat will make it feel like 100 degrees today. >> firefighters battle an apartment fire and mother nature, there are 80 residents out of their home. >> reporter: police offer information on the police shooting of brandon at a time -- tate brown. david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: satellite showing pop-up thunderstorm in the suburbs. we have heat advisory that kicks in at noon today doesn't end until 8:00 p.m. heat indexes during this time could make it feel like the upper 90s and 100 at