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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> googood morning everyone its 4:30 a.m. on this wednesday, april 6th. >> developing overnight philadelphia police are investigating the gunfire that sent bullets into a home that was filled with people. >> princeton university offers compromise over calls for more diversity and sensitivity at the ivy league school. >> the national champs villanova wildcats are getting ready for a victory parade after a jubilant homecoming celebration. >> and it's once again another cold start. let's turn now to karen rogers in for dave murphy and matt pelman with traffic. >> good morning. we're starting once again with a freeze warning. through much of the area.
this lasts until 9 o'clock. this is a good time and hopefully you already protected the plants because temperatures well below freezing at this point through much of the area. let's take a look at some of these numbers. it's 23 tannersville, 26 fleetwood, 21 degrees right now coatesville, 24 in pottstown, 26 in saint davids. a little better as you would expect in center city itself, it's 30 degrees. in some of the suburbs in new jersey just in the 20's. 22 degrees in hammonton, in vineland where you have a lot of those farms where people are so worried about that plants. this is kind of a life altering thing when you're talking about farms and this late in the year to have 23 degrees in glassboro. let's look at satellite six and action radar. we have clear skies, that's what allowed the temperatures to drop. clouds and rain will hit us tomorrow. today is a dry after a cold start the afternoon not so bad. 54 degrees, partly sunny skies. yes, we're below average. normally we hit about 60 but
good 10 degrees better than yesterday so at least we'll take it while we can get it matt pelman. >> absolutely. and i guess allow some extra time to warm up the car this morning. i haven't said that in awhile but i guess then in order on this wednesday morning. good morning, karen, we're live along 422 despite the chilly conditions construction crews are out in a bunch of spots this morning, one of them in the eastbound lanes approaching route 23. they do have one of the two lanes shut down. so, should be out of here shortly. we'll be keeping tabs on it. downtown in center city vine street expressway was closed again last night. it looks like the westbound side is just in the process of reopening. eastbound still completely blocked off. westbound the traffic just starting to move. everything should be cleared out by 5 o'clock and then they'll close it again tonight starting at 11 o'clock. not too far off this is north broad street coming away from city hall between vine and this point at spring garden. overnight reis your facing work that's been going on. southbound on the northeast extension overnight crews cleared out. no problems coming from the
lehigh valley, quakertown or lansdale on this wednesday morning. matt. >> thank you matt. developing this morning, a gunman opened fire on man in olney sending bullets into him and a home with 12 people inside including young children. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live at northwest detectives with the latest on this. annie. >> reporter: and, matt, that's right, four children were inside when those bullets ripped through the home. those children ranging in age from just six months to six years. well, this is video from the scene where police say a 24-year-old man was hit twice in the arm. it all happened late last night around 11:30 at tenth and radnor in the olney section of the city. eight shell casings were found at the scene. two bullets police say went through the front of home and into the living room area. 12 people were inside including those four children. luckily they were not injured. the 24-year-old we're told is stable. >> upon police arrival they were told by family members
that the 24-year-old had just been shot and he fled the scene on foot while investigating the scene, we were notified by einstein hospital that a 24-year-old shooting victim had just arrived shot twice in his right arm. where this victim was shot is about three blocks from einstein hospital. it turns out that this 24-year-old victim ran three blocks to einstein hospital after being shot. >> reporter: and again, luckily none of those children were injured that were inside of the home. northwest detectives are investigating this case. the shooter is still on the loose. of course if you have any information you're urged to call police. annie mccormick channel6 "action news." >> atlantic city council members will vote on converting city workforce a 28 day pay period that would keep the city government functioning even after it runs out of money friday. assembly speaker vincent prieto says he plans to introduce new legislation to help the financially
struggling town. the bill would establish benchmarks that atlantic city would have to meet before the state could take over the city's finances. >> pennsylvania lawmakers want to give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue when they become add dilts. the house judiciary committee voted yesterday to eliminate the 30 year time limit on filing charges in child sexual abuse cases. the bill would also give victims of child sexual abuse an additional 20 years to file a civil lawsuit or until they he turn 50 years old. plus it would remove civil lawsuit liability eliminations from schools and government agencies found grossly negligent in such cases. vice president joe biden spoke out against sexual as on college campuses while in pennsylvania yesterday. biden told a crowd at the university of pittsburgh young people must keep working to change the culture. the event was part of the national it's on us campaign. the vice president also encouraged students to support sexual assault victims and punish the abusers.
princeton university has hired a dean for diversity and inclusion. the ivy league university announced yesterday that la tonya buck will fill the newly created position. she starts in august. word of the hiring came a day after the university announced former u.s. president woodrow wilson's name will remain on its public policy school. the group of students had called to remove wilson's name because he was a segregationist. >> villanova is still in a state of celebration. a huge homecoming greeting them as they came back to campus yesterday. still on a high after that incredible ncaa win in houston. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at villanova. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. they're heading back to class -- okay, sorry there. yeah, today as students are heading back to class but i'm going the celebrations are going to continue at least through the weekend especially
with that parade scheduled for friday in center city. but of course it was a hero's welcome when the team arrived yesterday. >> how we feeling nova nation? [cheers and applause] >> reporter: i'd say they're feeling pretty good. thousands of fans packed villanova stadium to welcome home jay wright and his newly crowned national championship team. >> people have been waiting out here for like hours to see them and just to have them here and finally seeing them here is crazy. >> bringing back the championship to nova nation. >> reporter: the team took to the platform grinning in ear to ear. pieces of the championship net pined to their clothing grateful for the support of nova nation. >> no one deserves a national championship more than our students and our fans. >> thank you for your support throughout the years. couldn't have asked for a better way to go out. >> right wing to win it. he made it. >> reporter: and of course the shot, the ending, the three little points that made all the difference in the
world that made them national champs. >> i still can't believe it. i'm still in shock. i watched it a few times and it gets better each time. >> reporter: and congratulations for the team have been pouring in from all over and we're told they're set to get another one day. we're hearing that coach jay wright is scheduled to take a phone fall prob who wants to offer his well wishes. live at villanova katherine scott channel6 "action news." tam. >> thank you katherine. a parade is in the works to celebrate the national champs this friday in systems it kicks off at 1 o'clock sharp from 20th and market. the route proceeds east along market ending at dillworth park outside of city hall. officials tell "action news" the university will pay for the extra services such as added police deployment. and we're celebrating the wildcats' historic win on 6abc.com. relive those highlights of the game hear that unforgettable radio call of the final moments and see dozens of nova nation photos and videos of players and fans.
>> soak it all in. >> yes. >> 4:38. still to come on "action news" police in north jersey follow the sound of crying and find dozens of puppies left outside a pet store. >> new video this morning shows a rescue of an oklahoma man after a wildfire takes over his vehicle. karen. >> freeze warnings in effect until 9 o'clock this morning. it's cold out there. when will the temperatures creepup details in the accuweather forecast coming up.
>> he needs to get out. >> i know he needs to get out. >> new here on "action news" a tv crew in oklahoma helped a man escape that wildfire. video shot from a news truck shows the man attempting to drive a road grader away from those flames when it got stuc stuck. the man jumped out of the tractor and ran to the news car just before his machine burst into flames. the nearby town of freedom is under evacuation orders. no injuries have been
reported. >> turn nothing to you accuweather and it's getting better today, right. >> it is. this afternoon. but this morning it's cold. it's even colder this morning than yesterday morning in some areas. let's take a look right now and you can see storm tracker6 live double scan showing we are dry through the area. no precipitation so unlike yesterday when we started with those snow showers we're dry. let's go on outside. we want to see what it looks like right now. we have clear skies. and that's what's really allowed those temperatures to drop so much as we look live right now at philadelphia international airport. let's check those numbers. the current temperature is 30 degrees but you know what, in a lot of suburbs temperatures are just in the low 20's. normally we see an overnight low of about 40 so a vast difference than normal. the dewpoint 11 degrees. very dry air mass. the pressure is holding city. the winds out of the east-northeast relatively light, a little bit of a breeze dan that's it unlike the gusty winds we've seen the past few days and the ocean temperature 48 degrees. let's look at satellite6 and action radar. we're dry right now. we have clear skies and that's
what has allowed for that radiational cooling, the temperatures to really drop. you start to seat clouds fill in from the west. we have rain behind that and you can see that on our wider look. they're getting hit with it in chicago. that front is headed in our direction and it will impact you tomorrow. a high of 54 degrees. high pressure had give us a nice are afternoon. yesterday was 45. we're doing nearly 10 degrees better with that high pressure off the coast, the flow around that is going to give us milder conditions this afternoon once we get through the morning hours. we'll have sunshine today, too, with clouds. rainy and a few thunderstorms around tomorrow. what a trend. date feels like winter, tomorrow we're getting spring thunderstorms. expecting a good half inch to an inch of rain out of this and it looks like the heaviest of it will come after the morning commute. let's look at this right now on future tracker6. we're advancing this until tomorrow at 10:30 in the morning and you can see he that heavy line of storms moving through the area so hopefully your morning commute looks like it will just be
some showers if this stays on track here or that. the real rain comes in after the commute and through the afternoon. this is at 1:30. you can see areas of red still getting a good soaking in some spots even those those temperatures through the morning commute. a good amount of rain coming your way not too. here's a look all right exclusive accuweather seven day. we have a cold start once again but a milder afternoon below average with a high of 54 degrees. tomorrow is rainy with a couple of thunderstorms around as well. looks like the heaviest is in the afternoon. just a spotty shower in the morning, few showers in the evening. 61 degrees for your high. on friday, some sunshine, cooler, 53 degrees. we are dry for the big parade to celebrate villanova, also dry for the unity evening. saturday rain and wet snow showers. a high of 45 degrees. so, we're watching for a period of rain and some wet snow even mixing in with that. sunday it's windy and chilly
behind that 48. monday partly sunny with a shower and tuesday warmer. don't forget whenever we're not on the air we are online. you can always get the latest on 6abc.com and certainly a good idea given the changing weather pattern. you have to tune in every day just see what seals son you're in the way the temperatures are flip-flopping but we had the 80's last month so now we're getting february weather. >> it all evens out. >> after a mild winter, we can't complain. >> and yet we do. >> yes, true, too. two police officers made a startling discovery behind a pet shop in north jersey. they found 67 puppies and small dogs packed inside a crate in a van monday morning. the officers say they notice the yelping coming from inside the van and a powerful smell. the temperature inside the van was 38 degrees at the time. the puppies were taken to an animal hospital to be checked. police say the van is registered to the store owner and the bergen county health department revoked that man's business license last week. >> let's head to the big board for your first look at business.
san francisco set to become the first city in the u.s. to require fully paid parental leave. new moms and dads both will get six weeks to bond with their child. the law had apply to both full and part-time employees and affect businesses with more than 20 employees. the change goes into effect again in san francisco starting next year. pay pal says it won't be building its new global operations center in charlotte anymore. the company is upset with north carolina's passage of a new transgender law. it bans individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond to their biological sex. about 100 companies have criticized that law. u.s. stocks fell for a second day yesterday as the head of the international monetary fund offered a down beat outlook for the world economy. futures this morning are pointing to a slightly higher open. a new survey by not.com as in tie the knot says the average wedding now costs $32,500. that's up more than $5,000 since 20 tent where you live
makes a big difference on how much you spend. couples in manhattan spend the most an average of $82,000 to, no surprise there. the most affordable place to get married is, if you guessed alaska you're right. the average wedding there just over $17,000. >> gone are the days of a box cake and some punch in the backyard. >> a lot of people elope these days, not the majority obviously but to avoid all the costs. >> they may be the smart test people. still on "action news" a ground breaking is scheduled today for the site of one of the city's deadliest building collapses. >> body cam video shows how an ohio police officer reacted when a man came at him way knife. >> ♪
>> ♪ >> good morning everyone. atlantic city live on sky since. it is 4:40. it is wednesday and when you step outside, it is cold. ly mr. matt pelman, what do you got in traffic? >> i don't got a whole lot which we're happy about. i guess a lot of people want to stay inside on a chilly morning like this if they can, matt o'donnell. live along the vine street expressway where we no longer have construction. everything's cleared out from the westbound lanes and eastbound just reopened a couple minutes ago. so, you're good to go on the vine street expressway. crews will return and close it
once again at 11 o'clock tonight. three nights this week. tonight will be the third. on the big picture they're still working along north broad street north of city hall. watch out for some restriction there is in the northbound lanes as you head up towards temple university and of course the passyunk avenue daw bridge also has restrictions until 5 o'clock. and this week a new resurfacing project started along the kelly drive. basically around the chock except for the rush hours they're working along the kelly drive. might be a bit of a bumpy rid ride. i think if i were you i would stay on the mlk as an alternate. here in exton chester county along route 100 at sunrise boulevard by the good old target, some round the clock restrictions going on here but at this point no active work crews. better construction news in bucks county. yesterday they reopened county line road three days early even. wrapped that you bridge improvement project there but of course the willow road bridge remains closed until june. matt and tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. drones may soon help engineers inspect bridges
around our area. yesterday the delaware river and bay authority tested using drones to inspect the delaware memorial bridge. officials say drones can make inspections safer and less expensive and for drivers require fewer lane closures. >> happening today mayor jim can kenny will join other philadelphia officials to break ground on a memorial park at the site one of the city's deadliest building collapses. a building under demolition collapsed i don't and to the salvation army blow at 22nd and mark streets on june 5th, 2013. the memorial park is expected to be completed before this year's anniversary of the collapse. >> an ohio police officer is being praised for displaying restraint in the face of danger. wash how joshua hilling responded when a man he was trying to stop pulls a knife and threatens his life. >> sir, get down. sir, get down. sir, get down. get down. >> seconds before that man
identified as pablo almon rushed hilling the officer shot him once but almon walked towards himbo owe begging the officer to kill him. the officer used his taser and called for backup. officials say he used that same knife to kill someone in baltimore. he faces life in prison if convicted. prosecutors released the video yesterday and announced that the officer will not be charged. >> 4:53 now and the university of northern new jersey. sounds strange because it doesn't exist. find out why federal agents set up the phony school at 5:00 a.m. >> major league baseball players could soon wearech that tracks their health later on "action news." pass pal
>> one of the nasa's martian rovers captured a picture of a dust devil on the red planet. the phenomenon on mars is like as a result of what happens on earth. dashcam video from a north germs see police cruiser captured a close call a massive tree crashed into the path of a pickup truck in boonton township. it happened during this past weekend's whipping winds. fortunately the driver was okay. both the officer and other drivers were able to stop in time. winds were gusting as high as 60 miles an hour in that area on sunday. >> wearable technology is coming to major league baseball. sources say the sports playing rules committee approved two
devices for use during games this season. the baseball sleeve measures stress on elbows and the other monitors breathing rates. the players union is concerned about privacy and how the teams might use that information. >> 4:57 now. still ahead, all new an "action news" grammy winner beyoncé says she's putting an end selling. ly. >> a cameras were rolling when a suspect was held at gun point.
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program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday april 6th. developing right now. >> a gunman unleashed a barrage of bullets striking a man and a house that was filled with children. we will have a live report. >> flip-flop. both presidential frontrunners took a back seat to other candidates in wisconsin. moon while the campaign trail will stop in philadelphia today. >> and it kind of still feels like winter right now but it won't feel like that later today. >> well, that's good news. let's hear more about that as we head on over to karen rogers. she's got your accuweather. david is off and matt pelman has traffic. good morning. >> good morning. it is a day change but first we've got this very cold start. in fact, freeze warnings in effect once again until 9 o'clock this morning. you have to protect your plants and i know this is a particularly tough time for all the farmers in the area so thinking of you this morning. 20 degrees in martins creek, 26 fleetwood, 21 coatesville.