tv Action News at 430 AM ABC January 15, 2016 4:30am-5:01am EST
good morning, lady good to have you with us, it is friday, january 15. good to be here here's what we're following on "action news." philadelphia police looking for the robber who opened fire in a tattoo parlor injuring a customer. it appears doug peterson could be the picket to be the eagles next head coach. penndot is looking to ease traffic along the schuylkill expressway. it is an interesting idea if you've ever been stuck, you would agree with that. let's get the latest in weather and traffic and head
over to david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: we're off to a colder start, we could have early sunshine and clouds thicker, this morning we're dry, 33 degrees in philadelphia. 20s in the allentown and reading. 29 in millville. you'll need a coat and extra gear heading out. winds are not very strong this morning, so that's good. on the bus stop this morning, winter gear, but you're not hunching your shoulders, chilly, but not all that windy. 33 degrees in philadelphia. 6:00 a.m., 34. the suburbs in the upper 20s. 34 degrees by 8:00. noon, 48. today's high, 53 degrees at 3:00 p.m. another mild day tomorrow, karen, the rain coming in tonight may exit the area pretty quickly on saturday, i'll show you that on future tracker 6. >> reporter: dave we have a big accident you see a number of emergency workers on the scene. this is the ramp from 202
northbound to the schuylkill expressway eastbound they are temporarily blocking all lanes at the ramp right now. we see a number of emergency workers responding to the scene right now in king of prussia. you've got to continue north on 202 to south gulph road and make a right and follow gulph road entrance to the schuylkill expressway eastbound. we have an accident that cleared 100 at 73. we had an accident that cleared horsham road. hunting park section of the city, 5th street is currently blocked at hunting park avenue due to an accident with police on the scene, use luzerne street. the construction worker pulled out of the delaware river by police has died. he fell through the flooring at pier 78 on the 2000 block of
christopher columbus boulevard. the police were called to the scene and found the worker's hard hat and his car was parked nearby. a marine unit found the worker in the water near the pier. the worker between the ages of 35 and 50 was pronounced at the hospital. a attempted robbery at a tattoo parlor ended with a customer hurt. two men entered the parlor before 8:00 p.m., one pulled a gun and announced a robbery. the employee pulled his own gun and they exchanged half a dozen shots. the suspects fled on foot and remain at large. fortunately this entire incident was recorded on interior as well as exterior surveillance cameras that were at the tattoo parlor. a customer was wounded in the leg.
he is expected to be okay. happening today vice president joe biden will be here to begin what the president calls our moon shot to cure cancer months after losing his son to brain cancer. annie mccormick is live at the university of pennsylvania where mr. biden will meet with researchers, annie. >> reporter: tam, that's right, he will be here later on today at the cancer center. this is his first appearance since president obama made the announcement during the state of union address that they want to find a cure for cancer. president obama called on the new generations to fight the bounds of innovation and like president kennedy bomb maria announced a -- obama announced a moon shot for cancer.
for the loved ones we've all lost, for the families that we can still save let's make america the country that cures cancer once and for all. this fight is personal for the white house, vice president's son beau died at 46 leaving behind a wife and two kids and large extended family. tonight his father with travel at the abraham son cancer center as part of the first push of the initiative. obama announced he will increase resources private and public to fight cancer and he wants to bring the network of cancer fighters together to breakdown walls and share information and fight the disease. obama says his goal is to make a decade worth of advances in five years and the president said over the last year of his
presidency he will dedicate combined ertz by public and -- combined efforts by public and private and cancer worldwide is expected to increase. biden will take part in a round table discussion next week in switzerland with the president and vice president expects to meet with many leading researchers from around the world and expect to meet with cabinet members to discuss what improvements they can make with federal vested money. reporting live from university city, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." the eagles say their search for a new head coach is over, it's their pick for the job is former eagles quarterback and kansas chief's coach doug peterson. katherine scott has more, the
news fans have been waiting for. there's been a lot of opinions i can't say that all them are positive. eagles have not confirmed this, peterson's team is still in the playoffs, and eagles nation is weighing in. doug peterson could be the eagles new head coach and some fans are not impressed. doug peterson is like owning an ice cream store and only having vanilla ice cream. >> reporter: the eagles have said their search for the head coach is over. fans sounded off on the airways. this is a straight as you canner's -- sucker's move. fans are disappointed.
it seems like they had their guy from day one. peterson was a cornerback for ten seasons including one with the eagles. he later spent four seasons as assistant under andy reid. he followed reid to kansas where he has been the offensive coordinator since 2013. he knows the city, that's a plus. i like andy's system. as for chip kelly he already has a new job, yesterday afternoon he was named head coach for the 49ers. we're live from lincoln financial field, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." thank you katherine. penndot is studying the possibility of opening the shoulder of the schuylkill expressway as an additional lane. this will be used to relief congestion on the schuylkill expressway between kop and city avenue. official stress it is only a
study. they are examining other options how to use technology to improve traffic flow. i've seen people use that shoulder when they are not supposed to. firefighters battle a blaze from south philadelphia on a rooftop. icy cold weather has kept ottawa residents from getting their mail. >> reporter: we have temperatures around the freezing mark, this afternoon it will be mild you may see people unzip the jacket a little bit. we have rain coming in tonight, how long does it hang around on saturday? improvement in the forecast coming up.
can did have not been able to get any mail for days because their mail boxes are frozen shut. a sharp temperature drop has caused the mail boxes to freeze. canada mail has hired contractors to de-ice the boxes. it could take up to hours to open one box. i hope bills are not in there. pay the rent or pay the right bill. we don't have to deal with that around here. >> reporter: we'll have lighter heating bills for the next couple of days because we're looking at milder air returning to the region. storm tracker 6 live double scan you can see there is no precipitation out there. as we take a look outside we have sky6 live hd at the airport, things are tranquil, too, there's not much wind this morning. cold enough for coats, but not all that bitter out there right now. temperatures, 33 degrees, the wind are calm in philadelphia which is nice in the wintertime. satellite shows you there will
be early sunshine clouds gathering and thickening out to the west of us you will see clouds thicken as the day goes on. 34 degrees by 8:00. 11:00, 44 degrees. today's high, will be 52 degrees, and it will be a mild one this afternoon. high temperatures across the region probably stuck in the 40s in allentown and reading. even that represents a nice improvement. wilmington, 52. 52 in millville. 51 in cape may this afternoon. if you're heading out on the town, bring an umbrella if you're planning on staying out late. 9:00 a.m., 45 degrees, around 9:00 p.m. or later, there's a chance of sprinkles and showers move in from the south. by 11:00 p.m. it will be raining everywhere and 44 degrees is the temperature. 9:00 p.m., some sprinkles will
move in. later on around midnight, most of the area is being overrun by the rain. that will continue overnight, one change to the forecast involves saturday morning. looks like the rain will get out of here fairly quickly. this is 6:00 when everybody is sleeping. the rain will start to dry out, i expect sunshine to return on saturday. saturday, clouds to sun, it will be a little bit breezy as the system pulls out. a frontal boundary comes through and it gets cooler for sunday. monday, another shot of arctic air is on the way. we have colder air massing in northern and central states that will be pulling east. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 52 degrees, mild, as you just saw on future tracker, rain ends quickly on saturday, high of 50. brisk and chilly on sunday, high of 40. sunday night we could see snow showers around in parts of the
region. monday, brisk and colder for martin luther king a high of only 29 degrees definitely bundle up if you have plans to go out and volunteer. sunny and cold tuesday, 32. back up to 36 wednesday, continue to go climb to 38 on thursday. remember when we're not on the air check out the latest weather conditions at 6abc.com/weather where we have the latest storm tracker 6 live information and all of the forecast information. of course our "action news" meteorologists, including me right for the weather discussions there, so you can get detailed view of what's coming. i like your tie. i like your title the weather by -- chopper 6 was over the 1300 block of south capitol street after 9:00. you can see firefighters on that roof trying to get the fire knocked down, authorities say the buildings was boarded up, it's not known what sparked the
blaze. there may not be a meeting between an adler group occupying a national wildlife residence and localeople. leader amon bundy said the meeting is in doubt because they cannot use the fair grounds as they hoped. they began occupying the area back on january 2 to protest federal land policy. more charges for over uses. a company called calvin and company found one in five people reported going over their cell phone plans in the past 6 months. at&t 28% of their customers affected. 20% for versus and 12% for
t-mobile. j. p.morgan and chase made $6 billion from overdraft fees. some presidential candidates call for a 2-dollar cap on atm fees. stock market made up losses early in the week. the dow was up. the dow was downside by 200 -- downside by 200 points. amazon is cutting it's prime service from 0. no tickets in our area hit the big powerball jackpot. but a few local tickets did come close. another new jersey university has banned hover
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some traffic is sneaking by. a truck lost it's steel beams, it's going to take a while to clean up. it happened around midnight. they are working on it, traffic getting by at this point, barely so. we have other accidents in the area oohs ton road at horsham road we have fire and police crews on the scene with that, as well. hunting park section of the city, 5th street is blocked at hunting park avenue, another accident on the the scene, stick to 9th and luzerne street. a lot happening at this early hour, and i am not speaking so well. listener there are three winners of the $1.6 billion powerball jackpot of. we have no idea who they are, the winning tickets were sold in melbourne beach, florida, mum ford tennessee and chino,
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in november, the police officer was found not guilty in the death of 59-year-old david cassock. the shooting was captured by a camera attached to her stun gun. she will be paid as 120,000 in scerches as part of the agreement. changes in the gang rape of the brooklyn park, the suspects have been released. the victim said she was drinking with her father in the park when the armed suspects approached and gang raped her. the five teenagers say the sex was consensual. we'll have to wait on the next several days as the interviews continues and put together exactly what happened we're going through several variations. the five suspects were charged with rape and jailed, but a lot of conflicting reports have come from witnesses raising
questions about the victim and her father an their accounts. now the brooklyn district attorney said the office needs to investigate. 3 suspects are being released and a 5th is staying in jail held on prior. when mayor bill blasio was sworn in, he said he will retire the horses calling it inhumane. the remaining ones will get a new home and stable built within central park. there's much more to come within the next half-hour of "action news." republican candidates for president go head to head in the latest gop debate. tragedy in trenton. a 75-year-old woman is killed in a fire, officials thinks careless smoking is to blame. those stories and more coming up
and everything had fewer calories. truvia. life with less sugar is just as sweet. 5:00 a.m., friday, january 15, matt o'donnell is off, alicia vitarelli joins us. vice president joe biden is kicking off a new initiative in philadelphia, the goal to find a cure for cancer. police investigate two suspicious car fires in north philadelphia. a student in the lehigh valley accused of assaulting a