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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.
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normally we would have a overnight low of about 41 degrees. we're well below that through most of the region. 25 in warrington a-little better in center city itself sitting at the freezing mark and 32 degrees. it's 26 in browns mills, 22 in hammonton, 21 in vineland, 23 in glassboro, 27 degrees this morning in dover. so, yes, it feels like february waking up. this afternoon, though, we'll have sunshine, temperatures going to warm a little bit. satellite6 and action radar showing we're dry, we're clear. yes, we see the cloud clouds and some rain. today is a dry day, partly sunny skies after a cold start a high of 54 degrees, about 10 degrees better than yesterday so if you thought yesterday afternoon was cold we're getting better matt pelman. later on this afternoon you just have to hang in there after this cold start. >> yeah, for this morning welcome back to february and welcome to wednesday. good morning, karen, good morning, everybody. we're live in north philadelphia along north broad street by spring garden. you can see the cones are still out here resurfacing work from the overnight still going on as you come away from city hall and head northbound
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toward temple university. that right lane out of commission. so, watch out for the crews still wrapping up their efforts that on north broad street. close by this is the vine street expressway where they're still in the process of reopening the ramp from the westbound schuylkill to the eastbound vine. the ramp from the eastbound schuylkill to the eastbound vine is opened as you can see that car moving right there. vine will close again tonight at 11 o'clock and then we'll do this again next week and the week after that and the week after that and we've had construction for several weeks now along 422 and they were working again overnight. still wrapping things up in the westbound lanes here by route 23. i know it's tough to see but just one lane is opened. eastbound crews have cleared out so you're good to go headed towards king of prussia and taking off of two, this is 42 in bellmawr camden county northbound no major delays just yet on this wednesday morning. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. and developing overnight police are looking for the trigger man who shot a man twice in olney. his spray of bullets also pierced a house almost hitting
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several children. annie mccormick is live at northwest detectives. she's got details. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tamala. that's right, those bullets pierced the house that was packed with 12 people inside including several children. one child just a baby, only six months old. well, shee here is video from te scene. a 24-year-old man was hit twice in the arm around 11:30 at tenth and wagner in the olney section of the city. well, eight shell casings were found at the scene. two bullets went through the front of the home and into the living room area shattering a window and also going throughout front door. 12 people were inside including the four children. luckily those children were not injured. >> two other bullets went inside the first floor living room of the property. one bullet went through the front door, another bullet went through the living room window. inside that property at the time the two bullets entered the property there were 12
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pooh people in the house, eight young adults and four very young children. a six month old, a two-year-old, a four-year-old and a six-year-old. >> reporter: now, when police arrived on the scene that 24-year-old victim actually wasn't there. that's because he fled to einstein hospital. they say he ran that himself. this was only a couple blocks from the hospital where this all happened. we're told that he is in stable condition at this time. now, northwest detectives are investigating this case. if you have any information, you are are urged to contact them. that trigger man is still on the loose. for now reporting live outside of northwest detectives, annie mccormick, channel6 "action news." back to you. >> thank you, annie. new this morning, someone was stabbed near the jersey shore last night. it happened along corpus christi bay court in little egg harbor township at 9:40 last night. a medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene but there's no word on the extent of the victim's injuries. "action news" is gathering
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more details on this stabbing in south jersey. also new a new jersey man who made national headlines over his child nazi themed name has been indicted on charges he assaulted his girlfriend. a hunter ton county grand jury indicted isadore campbell on charges of aggravated assault obstructing justice and resisting arrest. police arrested campbell last month in holland township in october. campbell gained widespread attention in 2008 when a supermarket refused to decorate a cake with the name of his son which is adolf hitler campbell. >> it is 5:05 and now we go to presidential politics. both democratic candidates will be hitting the campaign trail in philadelphia today. hillary clinton is set to address the pennsylvania afl-cio convention in center city. bernie sanders will give a speech there tomorrow morning. he will hold a rally tonight at the liacouras center at temple university. and "action news" will of
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course have it all covered. you can count on "action news" and for complete coverage. and clinton who is the current frontrunner congratulated rival sanders who won tuesday's wisconsin primary. sanders will net him a handful of delegates but he'll still lag behind hillary clinton significantly. donald trump's path to the gop presidential nomination got a little narrower. ted cruz defeated the businessman in wisconsin. trump was not exactly gracious about it. he did not make a concession speech and his campaign released a statement calling cruz a "trojan horse being used by party bosses to steal the nomination." >> new jersey governor chris christie is earmarking $10 million from this year's budget to remove lead based paint from homes across the state. christie said low and moderate income families will be offered up to $20,000 for painter removal. the centers for disease control estimates about 1 million homes in new jersey pose a risk of chipping or
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crumbling lead paint which possess a risk of lead poisoning. penn wynne elementary school is investigating a different kind of lead concern. tests revealed elevated lead levels in a cafeteria faucet that is used to wash dishes but state officials say actions taken during the test may have caused unreliable false positive results so more tests are being done. the wynnewood montgomery county school has chosen to turn off all drinking fountains and is providing bottled water for students until results come back tomorrow. >> villanova wildcat fans might want to pick up a copy of the late of the issue of sports illustrated this morning isn't could be a collector's item. the headline reads super nova. >> very exciting. >> and depicts the moments just before kris jenkins launched the game wintry point shopoint... three-point shot frm his fingertips. >> screams and cheers greeted the ncaa champs also a they got back on campus. jay wright thanked the fans for their support during the
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homecoming victory rally at villanova stadium. we'll hear from the team and fans in a live report coming up in our next half hour. as the celebrations keep going this week we want to see your nova nation spirit. share your pictures with that #6abcaction. we'll have details of this friday's parade coming up in our next half hour. >> looking good for weather. >> yeah, it will be cooler than average but partly sunny skies, bit of a breeze. not bad at all. you're not going wear your t-shirt. you'll want to wear a sweatshirt or something. not too bad. we could have worse. let's take a look at storm tracker6 double scan around the area. you can see we're dry unlike yesterday with those snow showers, nothing going on this morning but it's cold out that. let's see wait look what it loo. clear skies have allowed temperatures to drop. looking live on sky6 at philadelphia international airport and you can see it looks pretty clear but feeling the difference. today is even colder than yesterday morning. right now that temperature sitting at the freezing mark in the city. 32 degrees. but in a lot of suburbs we're talking low 20's right now.
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the dewpoint 10 degrees, a very dry atmosphere. the barometric pressureold steady. winds are easterly. we're clear, dry, hardly any clouds out there. yes, you see the clouds to the north and west. widen out along the east and you can see where the front s this front will be impacting us tomorrow. rain coming our way but not today. today is your dry day. let's see what it's looking like hour by hour. by 8:00 a.m., 36 degrees, still cold with lots of sunshine. by 10:00 a.m., 43. by noon, 48 degrees, so better than it was yesterday. just a few clouds mixing with the sun. by 3:00 p.m., 53. and by 5:00 p.m., 54 degrees. good amount of sunshine, staying dry today. the rain comes tomorrow. we have two front that are going to be impacting us. the first one bringing us a good soaking, a half inch to an inch of rain. it will be milder with a high of 61. we can show you what this looks like on future tracker6.
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looks like through the morning commute just a spotty shower, not a big deal. the height of the rain will be in the afternoon. this is future tracker's look at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. you see this line of some pretty good downpours, even some embedded thunderstorms mixed in with this and you can tell by the areas of red and on that we're really going to be hit with this rain, half an inch to an inch. in your evening commute at 6 o'clock tomorrow a few showers around. tomorrow is the wet day. today is the dry day. and it's a day of change. we start off cold. in the afternoon not as bad as yesterday, 54 degrees for your high. still below average. and then tomorrow rainy with a couple of thunderstorms. looks like most of it in the afternoon and early evening hours, 61 for your high. friday some sunshine. it's cooler but you're fine for the big villanova parade as well as the union game in the evening, 53 degrees. saturday we're looking at a couple of rain or even wet snow showers mixing in, 45 degrees for your high. sunday's kind of windy and chilly but you're dry with a high of 48.
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monday partly sunny skies, a shower around for the phils, 59 degrees for your high so not as cool. on tuesday it's really warmer but the trade-off you get some rain with that. we jump up to 68 degrees. much of the forecast we're looking at below average. normally we would be like 60. >> i like the tail end. >> looking forward to getting better. >> a florida chump worker stops a break in with his own weapon. see the dramatic takedown next. >> bogus school in new jersey that was key to catching a dozen crooks in a fraud sting. matt. >> yesterday morning we were dealing with snow showers. this morning everything is nice and dry here in chalfont bucks county along the 202 parkway. not a lot of traffic out here just yet but there is a lot of construction out there these days. we'll tell you some of the zones that you really want to watch out for after the break. >> a nine-year-old girl discovers a suspected murder investigation but not everyone is happy about her scoop. that's later in the morning buzz. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. you're taking a live look here at the platt bridge. the commute getting going this morning. it is quite cold out there to get your day started here at 5:14. but the good news karen rogers telling us as we get later in the day it will warm up significantly and feel a lot better. >> almost the mid-50's so it will feel better. get through the morning, matt pelman. >> that's what we always try and do with the commute, too, we just try and get through it and this morning already a complication. somebody got going right into the wall here along the schuylkill expressway by the on-ramp from girard avenue coming away from the zoo to get into the eastbound lanes
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of 76 to head in towards center city. can you see the vehicle right there facing sideways? emergency crews are on the scene. here comes penndot pulling up as we watch then on-ramp from girard to the eastbound schuylkill is partially blocked off this accident but i don't think it's going to be partially blocked very long with the tow truck out that, i think they should be able to clear out that vehicle shortly and vehicles trying to use the ramp they have to stop here for a moment. should be letting them through in just a sec. i think he's going try and go around the penndot truck its a situation we're watching on the schuylkill and we will keep doing that but for now it's time head to the suburbs on this wednesday morning and talk construction. we're really in the throes of construction season now. we're watching this new project that started this week in willistown township. they're closing warren of a during the mid days 9:00 until 3:00 through the end of the month for water main replacement. sugartown road or grub road are are possible alternates during the mid days. you know here in valley forge national park yellow springs road has been closed for awhile scheduled until the end
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of july. now joining the party 252 valley creek road is also shut down through the end of july so you can stick with 23 or country club road to get around that. in whitemarsh township during the mid days 9:00 until 3:00 cedar grove road is closing at joshua road. north lane or ridge pike some alternates around that one. matt. >> thank you, matt. new on "action news" federal agents in new jersey set up a fake university that netted several arrests in a large scale student visa scam. the phony university of northern new jersey had a web site and a physical address in cranford union county but the school had no instructors no, curriculum, no actual classes. agents arrested 21 people for conspiring to help more than 1,000 foreigners fraudulently keep or obtain student or work visas. authorities say the defendants and the foreigners knew the school did not exist. a florida church worker turned the tables on a suspected crook and a news crew captured the entire scene on video.
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police believe the man wearing dark clothes with his hands up kicked in the church's glass doors. ed clayton there on the left is a maintenance man at the tampa church and says he pulled out his own gun when he heard a noise. the suspected thief faces a felony criminal mischief charge. clayton is not facing any charges on the arrest report. >> a new spill at the center of a major controversy in mississippi. supporters say the religious freedom measure protects people actorring in accordance to faith butter critics say it allows discrimination. mississippi governor phil bryant signed that bill yesterday. it allows businesses and religious groups to deny the lgbt community certain services like counseling wedding plank and adoption support. the governor says it protection the morale convictions of people in the state. a similar bill was vetoed by the governor of georgia who called it discriminatory. >> flyers face the red wings in detroit today. it will be the first of four games in five days as the regular season wraps up.
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the team got in a practice yesterday before leaving town. the flyers still hold the final playoff spot in the eastern conference. its sixers snapped a 12 game losing streak. they beat the injury depleted pelicans 107-93 last night. this is significant because the win ensures that the sixers will not tie their own league record for fewest victories in a season. the sixers host the knicks on friday. >> uconn huskies continue to dominate women's basketball. they beat syracuse 82 to 51 last night. they played a perfect 38 and zero season. the huskies made women's college basketball history as well with their fourth straight national championship. dominant. >> yes, indeed. no deal. pfizer attending its attempted takeover of another drug company. >> a texas woman got herself into a quite a stink. we'll explain next. >> ♪
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>> a texas woman spent the week, the whole weekend trapped in a library bathroom.
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the woman went to the restroom on saturday around closing time, got caught in the stall. no one knew she was there and they all went home. the library in waco was closed on sunday and the woman didn't have a can cell phone call for help. she was finally rescued on monday morning. >> wow. >> got stuck in a stall. >> that's something that would happen to me. >> you can get a lot of reading done. >> you can do a lot. >> in the restroom, though. >> i guess so. all right. well, reserve comment. let's head outside this morning along the schuylkill expressway. this is the ramp from girard avenue to the eastbound side where the vehicle ran into the wall. they're in the process of trying clear it out. you can see traffic is squeezing by on the left side of that ramp but doing so a little bit slowly. main lanes of the schuylkill are fine. getting word of a new crash in north coul coventry it's a chery hill lane. construction along route 23 cleared out. karen. >> cold out there all right. 32 degrees right now in philadelphia, 22 in allentown.
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14 in mount pocono, 25 in trenton, 26 in millville. bundle up as you head out but this afternoon won't be quite as bad, 54 with lots of sunshine. although it's below the average high of 60 degrees. i want to look ahead to friday, to the big villanova victory parade. we have decent weather for that. we're dry, partly sunn partly s. we've looking at 11:00 a.m., 48 degrees, by noon, 49 bikes 1:00 p.m., 50, by 2:00 p.m., 51, by 3:00 p.m., 5, 52. >> more men are sharing the hard work of adjusting to a new infant or seriously telling some tall tales to researchers. listen to this. the new study found that more new fathers than mothers say they're getting out of bed in the middle of the night to change the diapers. it contends that seven out of 10 fathers say they've got night diaper duty compared to less than two-thirds of mothers.
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men are also reporting that they're more sleep deprived than their other halves. my suggestion for these men say whatever you want to to researchers, do not say this malarky to your wife's. >> good morning. topping america's money no deal for pfizer and al ler again. >> reports say their giant merger is off after criticism from the president, republicans and democrats. >> pfizer would have been able to avoid u.s. taxes by acquiring the maker of botox and adopting its headquarters in ireland. >> wal-mart moving toward offering only cage free eggs at all its u.s. stores. the pledge is being called a huge win for supporters of animals rights. >> transition will be completed by 2025 a time line that matches other commitments from other big grocer. >> app spell ditching familiar plastic bags you normally get when you buy any iphone or any other apple product. >> next friday apple will transition to paper bags part of a push to become more environmentally friendly. >> bags look good. that's america's money.
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5:27 am but then people in town began lashing out questioning why her parents allowed her to cover such a story suggesting she should be playing with dolls instead. >> if you want me to stop covering news, then you can offer. that, is that enough for you. >> there you go. hilda's run her web site for two years. she gets help from her father who is a reporter for the new york daily news and her 12-year-old single digit. comedian amy schumer does laughing about her latest mention in glamour magazine. schumer's name appeared on the cover of a special edition aimed at women size 12 and up alongside the names of actresses like melissa mccarthy and singer add definitely. schumer went on social media saying plus size is considered size 16 in america. i go between a size six and eight. the spokesperson for glamour said it didn't mean to offend
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schumer. finally beyoncé suing a texas company that is selling online merchandise bearing the name feyonce. the san antonio company 's item includes a company that says fiancé put a ring on it. she felt that sounded too familiar. tam, back to you. >> interesting. it is 5:28 and still ahead it to be an eventful day in atlantic city. governor chris christie will be in the resort town later today. we'll have the latest on the state takeover. we're live with more on the plans to celebrate the area's latest champs, the villanova wildcats. those stories and more when "action news" comes right back.
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>> ♪ >> developing now on "action news," bullets smash through a glass door a window where several children were staying inside. >> another morning where you will need to bundle up but this afternoon will be much better. >> and the team that won our hearts and a national title gets a hero's welcome home and that celebration is just


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