tv Action News 600 AM ABC June 19, 2015 6:00am-6:31am EDT
>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., friday, june 19. here's what's happening. >> memorials continue to grow as the nation comes to grips with the horrific attack at a south carolina church. >> firefighters ballots a stubborn house -- battle a stubborn house fire overnight. >> everybody in the pool, today marks the start of the summer swimming season in philadelphia. >> this morning we're starting off a little damp out there. karen rogers is in for david
murphy and matt pellman is looking at traffic. >> reporter: at least it will be warm enough to swim this afternoon. yesterday it was so cool. let's take a look at what's going on. we have sunshine breaking through the clouds or trying to. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing showers in doylestown, pottstown, and malvern and coatsville. light rain is moving through and breaking apart as it does. we had torrential rain in the overnight hours, we had it race through the area with thunderstorms. yondz that we had clouds -- beyond that we had clouds and showers. 71 degrees warmer than yesterday. 68 in allentown, 69 in millville. here's how the day will go, 9:00 a.m., 75 degrees, mostly cloudy skies noon, 83 dry 3:00 p.m., 87 partly sunny skies, more sunshine. 87 is the high. 6:00 p.m. we're coming down from
85. could see a brief shower or thunderstorm at any point. we're seeing that in the morning hours, again later this afternoon chance for a few areas getting showers or thunderstorms. matt we have a big change coming for the seven-day forecast in the weekend, though, tracking rainfall coming your way. >> reporter: that's not good news for dad especially on this father's weekend. we're looking live at the crossroads where the city avenue bridge lincoln drive kelly drive, ridge avenue all come together it's sometimes called the lake interchange in east falls. traffic stopped on gypsy lane because of an overturned vehicle crash by gypsy lane, looks like they have it pushed off to the side. it appears that traffic is getting by. we're getting by without much of a delay on i-95. the a little bit building
southbound volume heading toward center city. thing are drying out and the jams are not present. phoenixville at nut road at gay street a crash is off to the side. if you're taking our good buddy ben he is drying out with no delays from camden to center city. >> the 21-year-old man accused of carrying out the deadly massacre in south carolina. dylann roof was captured yesterday morning he waived extradition and flown back to south carolina to face charges. authorities say roof killed 6 women and three men including the pastor during wednesday's prayer meeting at the ame historic black church in charleston. the family of the pastor said the killer clearly had intent. >> he asked for the pastor, where's the pastor, he sat next to my cousin, reverend clemente
pinkney, throughout the entire bible study. >> friends of roof said he commonly spewed hatred toward black people. authorities are investigating the shooting za za -- as a possible hate crime. >> people are asking if you're not safe at church where are you safe? that's being asked around the county. katherine scott is live with more on how local churches are increasing security. >> reporter: security is a challenge for churches. they want knew members but there's a danger associated with that. a lot of churches like this one in west philadelphia have beefed up security, some measures are noticeable some not. thousands of people come through the doors each month at west philadelphia calvary baptist church. >> we must open the door and
accept people in, the difficulty is that some of the same people because of their belief systems may come to do hard. >> reporter: security is part of today's reality even in a house of worship. in the recent years they enhanced security measures. >> we have rotating security, but we have people who are trained in security systems. >> reporter: surveillance cameras are posted around the building. trained staff members or volunteers many of whom have military backgrounds or currently work in law enforcement. >> the whole concept is to get new faces to come in, which is different than how you would secure a building or business or church. >> reporter: church leaders say it's difficult to eliminate the risk entirely, but being aware could make the difference.
we're live in west philadelphia, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that katherine. >> reporter: our coverage. deadly church shooting continues at 6abc.com. you'll find the latest information organ the case, as well as a collection of photos and reaction. >> new this morning investigators are looking for the cause of a stubborn house fire in philadelphia. crews were called to the 5600 block of bloyd street in germantown sexuality 1:00 a.m. they had to cut the windows to get inside the house and once inside they found it filled with debris. it took 45 minutes to get the fire under control. no injuries. wherever you go you can get phone calls and spam text wherever you go, well there maybe help with that. maribel aber has more on that.
>> reporter: fcc will protect you from robo calls and spam text. consumers will have ways to opt out of the calls. there's a flaw that has been found with the key chain software. the bug allows a malicious app to snatch passwords on your ski chain it exposes password to your cloud account and pretty much everything. stocks posted their third straight winning session. the futures are pointing to a higher open. mcdonald's is expanding its breakfast in mississippi it will offer breakfast at any time. in tennessee they will test all day breakfast. if i want a low carb, a sausage
biscuit sounds fantastic. >> every once in a while. a little rain moving through. >> reporter: we have showers moving through knock like the torrential rain we drove through hours ago, storm tracker 6 live double scan, we can go in tighter with double scan and show you whose getting hit by it. in doylestown you're wet. quakertown you're about to dry out. in pottstown showers are about to leave you, they are pushing through coatsville as we speak heading toward the i-95 corridor. it's not a big deal, but more rain on the roadway there let's go outside and see when it looks like, sky6 live hd looking live at philadelphia international what a difference from an hour ago where we saw the low clouds were an issue, some of the heavier storms pushed through we're seeing that change a little bit. 71 degrees about it philadelphia. the dewpoint is 68 it's muggy out there today until a cool front comes by and changes things for us this afternoon.
satellite and radar showing we have thunderstorms that moved through in the overnight. now you've got some light rain and showers trying to break apart as it crosses the i-95 corridor, beyond that lots of clouds and shower or two coming through. you can see that on future tracker 6. insist a look at 11:30, you can see not a lot of rain out there maybe a few showers or thunderstorms, we're watching this at any point. having a better chance of this happening is later on this afternoon. we'll see clouds breaking for sunshine this afternoon with a shower or thunderstorm in one or two spots. i don't think it's too widespread. more sunshine by day's end at 7:00 p.m. let's look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., 73 degrees maybe a shower around. 11:00 a.m. it looks dry clouds and sunshine, 2:00 p.m. partly sunny skies, 87 cease 5:00 p.m. -- degrees 5:00 p.m.
84. we're tracking former tropical bill's rainfall we're expecting localized flooding 1 to 3 inches in time for father's day, a lot going on in the city on sunday, but that's the day to watch. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast warmer today than yesterday. back up to the 80s, 87 for the high. we're seeing early morning showers, chance of a shower or thunderstorm later today. but not terribly wet. tomorrow mostly cloudy skies we start off with sunshine, shower at the end of the day mostly dry tomorrow. 83. saturday night into sunday, we get downpours especially the first half of the day. 89 degrees for the high, wearing the rain gear for the gary pappa run. monday, hot and sunny 90. tuesday, a spotty thunderstorm, 87. wednesday, partly sunny skies 83 degrees. thursday clouds and sunshine, 82. we've been so active with the weather, once we get through the
weekend, things are looking better. >> time is 6:10. a family in allentown is extremely grateful that a little boy is still alive he was playing in a playground when a van barreled through. >> the remnants of tropical storm bill is wreaking havoc this morning. we'll have more on the deadly floods in the nation's heartland. >> reporter: a crash is causing an early modern jam and we'll have the the latest on the the crash on the lincoln drive on this friday morning.
>> 6:14, thing are starting to clear out, we have cloud cover over center city philadelphia right now. 69 degrees getting up to the high 80s. look out there could more thunderstorms throughout the day, but nothing like this morning. >> let's go over to matt pellman. you have a couple of spots that are giving people troubles. >> reporter: a couple of traffic troubles friday morning clear is not how you would describe this, 30 bypass, eastbound side it's starting to stack where you're getting off for cracker
barrel. there's a crash in the median. i don't know what penndot is looking for i guess they are showing you the jam starting to form along 30 bypass. something to watch out for this morning. elsewhere in chester county there was a crash in phoenixville at nut road at gay street. that's out of the way. lansdale east main street and broad street by the rite aid there's a crash watch out for that. northbound gypsy drive that's out of the way. not so far away, big weekend in manayunk with the arts festival. i'll be out there tomorrow, come out and say hi, walter perez will be there too, monica malpass, melissa magee, a bunch of of us, we have the phils in action in south philadelphia. new kids on the block concert. thank you for the musical help there. of this is 43 in south jersey, no big delays on 295.
mostly dry at this point. >> thank you matt. police in allentown say a guy crashed his van into a fence at a playground injuring an 11-year-old boy at stevens park. police say the driver was trying to make a turn when he hit the fence, a piece of the fence hit the boy who suffered minor injuries. witnesses say he had a 6 pack of beer in his hands when he got out of van. police have not indicated whether alcohol was a factor in the crash. prosecutors in the colorado shooting trial is set to wrap up their case they will call ashly mosser to the stand she was paralyzed and suffered a miscarriage and her 6-year-old daughter was killed in the 20123 shooting. attorneys will limit mosser's testimony because the details are so heart wrenching and emotional. the remnants of tropical storm bill focused most of of
its if fury in oklahoma and arkansas. rescue crews recovered a body of a 2-year-old boy swept way by floodwaters. today, missouri, illinois and indiana could be hit with some of the stormy weather. >> tech bytes. >> reporter: twitter is branching out, they are working on a feature that makes it easier to monitor the most talked about stories of the day. it will give user an opportunity to follow live events. most people have not seen the apple watch but there's speculation about the next generation watch. >> apple watch ii will have face time allah dick tracy.
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moment it came tumbling down. one worker was underneath the bridge and two others on top of the bridge. they slide down the deck and into a backhoe. >> scary stuff there. >> reporter: i'm told people curse my name when they get stuck in traffic jams. i want to warn you about the worst words this this weekend so i'm not having my name cursed. the university avenue draw bridge closing tomorrow 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for maintenance. we'll have a bunch of closures around city hall 6:00 a.m. to # p.m. requiring -- 6:00 p.m. requiring septa bus detours. cat -- patco is running on the friday traffic work schedule. >> reporter: 71 in philadelphia. 64 in buffalo. 74 in washington, d.c. currently. temperatures getting back to
where they should be. even better than that. in the upper 80s dewpoint upper 60s. that will change when a cold front comes through. 9:00 a.m., 75 degrees, at this point we'll see clouds and shower around, noon looks dry clouds and sunshine, 83. 3:00 p.m., 87 degrees with partly sunny skies and at any point today we have a shower or thunderstorm coming through. i think it's especially later on in the afternoon and evening. 6:00 p.m., a shower or thunderstorm. 85 degrees, if you're heading out and going to travel here's what the travel board looks like. we're not seeing any delays across the board right now so things are looking good as you head out of town. >> the best thing to improve care and cut costs for medicare may be a knock on the door. medicare took a three year look at what happens when they did house calls to frail older painters. provides were able to catch more problems quickly especially in
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>> school is out summer officially starts sunday city pools are open today. the department. passion and recreation will allow swimming at 70 public pools and spraygrounds. >> pope francis says humanity should work to reduce climate change before it's too late. he sought to recast the environmental debate in morale terms. in washington has called for action drew more shrugs then
amens from republicans but u.n. secretary thanked the pope. you can get the latest news on the pope's visit to philadelphia by following our twitter account at 6abc pope. a woman was chasing her husband in anther car who was with another woman and died in a car crash. the story is next on "action news."
gunned down nine people. >> a water main break left a philadelphia shopping center parking lot more like a lake. >> a former beatle will be joining thousands at the firefly festival tonight. >> how much rain is coming for the weekend, karen rogers has that and matt pellman that is traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we had torrential arena coming in -- torrential rain coming in during the overnight hours. storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing showers breaking apart heading toward center city and delaware and south jersey, watch for that, light showers are pushing through. it's a day that will be mostly dry, but we'll see a shower horror thunderstorm as we look at satellite and radar you'll see clouds and showers to the west because of a cold front is coming through later. 71 degrees, feeling muggy today. that will change behind the front later on. here's what today will