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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6:00 a.m. on this wednesday april 6th. developing right now. >> a gunman unleashed a barrage of bullets striking a man at 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. they had very different responses the two different parties. the campaign trail will stop in philadelphia today. >> and it's still kind of feels like winter out that right now but we are in for a recovery later today. >> david is off.
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let's get your accuweather with karen rogers. she's outside and matt pelman has traffic. good morning. >> today is the day to dress in layers because you won't need these layers later on but it is cold out here right now. i want to show you this. the national weather service has this freeze warning posted until 9 o'clock this morning. we're talking subfreezing temperatures through most of the region. let's look at these numbers suburb by suburb. martins creek 20, 26 in fleetwood, pottstown 23, coatesville only 21. kennett square 23. it's 32 degrees sitting at the freezing mark in center city but well below it through much of the region like browns mills 25. hammonton, 22 and vineland you dip to 20 degrees. 28 degrees right now in dover, delaware. very cold start. satellite6 and action radar showing we have clear skies. we'll see a beautiful sunrise in about 20 minutes but we can see the clouds start to fill in from the north and west. that's really more of an impact for tomorrow. today is your dry day. a good amount of sunshine. the afternoon won't be bad. we're kind of recovering this afternoon. by 8:00 a.m., it's thick, a
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cold start. by 10:00 a.m., 43. by noon, though, we're up to 48, mostly sunny skies. by 3:00 p.m., 53. and by 5:00 p.m. we hit our high of 54 degrees. unlike the past few days the wind is not as gusty so i think the afternoon will feel a lot better eight matt you just got to make it through these morning hours. >> did you have to dig for the scarf and gloves. >> yeah. >> a lot of us put them away but now time to pull them back out for these cold mornings. good morning karen. we're live along the schuylkill expressway early on this wednesday where we had an accident involving a vehicle that ran into the wall here on the ramp from girard avenue to the eastbound lanes of 76. that crash is now long gone. and at this point no delays on the schuylkill in either direction coming off the schuylkill onto the vine, you can do that again. overnight construction is long gone as well. so, traffic moving in both directions, starting to tap the brakes on the westbound side but overall not too bad. construction crews will return here tonight at 11 o'clock and close the vine once again. had some overnight work along north broad street just north
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of the vine so watch out for a bumpy ride there. that's all part that of resurfacing project. same is true along the kelly drive where they start add three and a half mile stretch repaving project this week. had a crash early this morning in north coventry chester county but it just cleared out from chestnut hill road at cherry hill lane and there's still a wreck in bellmawr but it's off to the side so not a huge deal along 295 northbound approaching 42. but police are there on the scene on the shoulder. this is 42 itself northbound a gathering crowd headed towards 295 but so far it's not too bad on this wednesday morning. tam. >> thank you matt. police are still looking for the trigger man who shot a man twice in olney and in the process of doing that sprayed a house full of bullets almost hitting several children. reporter annie mccormick is live in logan at northwest detectives. she's got the latest details. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam. when those bullets ripped through that home there were at least a dozen people inside
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including four children one just a baby six months old. 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 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. 12 people were inside, including four children. luckily they were not injured. >> two other bullets went insideirst floor losing room. inside that property at the time when the two bullets entered the property there were 12 people in the house, eight young adults males and females in their early 20's and four very young children. a six month old, a two-year-old, a four-year-old and a six-year-old. >> reporter: and police say when they arrived on the scene the victim, that 24-year-old
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that was shot twice in the arm actually wasn't there because he brought himself to einstein hospital which is only a few blocks away from the scene. they say that he he ran there and at this hour he's in stable condition. they're asking that if anybody has information to contact northwest detectives. at this hour the shooter is still on the loose. for now reporting live outside of northwest detectives, annie mccormick, channel6 "action news." back to you. >> thanks, annie. new on "action news," someone was stabbed near the jersey shore last night. it happened along corpus christi bay court in little egg harbor township at 9:40 a.m. medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene but there's no word on the extent of the victim's injuries. "action news" is gathering more details on this stabbing in south jersey. also new, a new jersey man who made national headlines over his child's nazi themed name has been indicted on charges that he assaulted his girlfriend. a hunterdon county grand jury indicted isadore campbell on charges of aggravated assault obstructing justice and resisting arrest.
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police arrested campbell last month in connection with a domestic violence incident in holland township back 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 6:06 and now to presidential politics. both democratic candidates will be hitting the campaign trail right here in philadelphia today. hillary clinton is set to address the pennsylvania afl-cio convention in center city and bernie sanders will give a speech that tomorrow morning. however sanders will also be here today. he'll be here tonight at the liacouras center at temple university. a lot going on and of course "action news" will have all of it covered. you can count on "action news" and for complete coverage. now let's talk about the wisconsin primary. clinton who is the current democratic frontrunner can congratulated bernie sanders who won tuesday's wisconsin primary. his win will net him a handful of additional delegates but
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he'll still lag behind clinton significantly. donald trump's path to the gop presidential nomination got a little bit narrower. senator ted cruz defeated the businessman in wisconsin. trump did not make a concession speech but his campaign did release a statement and it was anything but conciliatory calling cruz a "trojan horse being used by party bosses to steal the nomination." >> stocks have slipped over the past few days as world economists suggest the future is not so bright. maribel aber live at the nasdaq in times scare with our market watch report. hi, maribel. >> reporter: hi, matt. first off big news here. pay pal scrapped plans to open a facility in north carolina due to the state's passing of its bathroom bill. the law mandates that students in north carolina state schools use the bathroom that corresponds with the gender when they were born. the measure has been blasted for excluding gays and transgendered people from legal protections. pay pal had planned to open an operations center in charlotte and employee 400 people.
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stocks closed lower for the second straight session. fierce of a slow down in global growth rattled investors. futures pointing to a higher open. minutes from the federal reserve's last meeting scheduled to be released later today. a big win for twitter. the social network has won the rider to stream the nfl thursday night games this season. twitter reportedly paid about $10 million for the 10 game package. it beat out amazon verizon and other companies to win the rights. matt and tam that's a lot of fan twitters are banking on becoming relative twitter users. they just turned 10. >> see if it pays off. thanks maribel. >> villanova wildcat fans might want to pick up a copy of the latest issue of sports illustrated this morning. >> the headline above sports illustrated here reads super nova and depicts the moments were kris jenkins launched the game winning three-point shot from his fingertips. [cheers and applause] >> and of course screams and clears greet the ncaa champs as they got back on campus.
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coach jay wright thanked the fans for their loyal support during the homecoming victory rally at villanova stadium. we'll hear from the team and the fans in a live report coming up in our next half hour. >> you're saying that parade looking good. will i be a little chillily. >> partly sunny, temperatures below average but the low 50's. >> okay. >> we'll take it. >> okay for a parade. let's take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan as you're starting your day. none of those snow showers that we had yesterday. we're dry. let's go on outside. it's really beautiful. look at the skies, just starting to brighten. you see just a few clouds out towards the west. lots of sunshine that we'll see early this morning and that sunrise shortly will be beautiful. 32 degrees in philadelphia. in a lot of suburbs low 20's. very cold start for this time of day. normally we'd see a low of 41. it's 32. the pressure is holding steady. the winds are lighter than they have been so we've got a gusty wind the past couple days, 6 miles an hour, that's not bad and the ocean temperature is 47.
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satellite6 and action radar showing we have clear skies. yes, we see the clouds trying to stream in from the north and the west as we widen out a little bit you get a better sense of this. here is the front that's going to come through and that gives us rain for tomorrow. ahead of that front just a few clouds trying to fill in. that will come in later tonight but it's a rain maker for us tomorrow. let's take a look at today and what you can expect. it's a dry day. we're starting with lots of beautiful sunshine. it's just cold. you got to bundle up. by 8:00 a.m., 36 degrees with sunshine. by 10:00 a.m., 43. by noon, 48 degrees. and we'll have mostly sunny skies. few clouds mixing with the sun. by 3:00 p.m., 53. by 5:00 p.m., we hit our high of 54. yesterday's high was 45 so today it will feel a lot better, almost 10 degrees above yesterday's high in the afternoon and it won't be quite as gusty so it will feel okay this afternoon. tomorrow is a wet day so try to get out and enjoy today. tomorrow's high 61. that sounds good but we've got a good amount of rain coming with this front. half an inch to an inch of rain. as you look at future tracker6 we can kind of time this out. looks like the morning commute
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just a few showers. the bulk of it is late morning into the evening hours so this is a look at 1 o'clock. and look, you can see that front coming through. the rain really heavy. we know that from the colors, the orange, the red. you're get something good downpours with this. we may even hear some thunder with this. and the evening commute is wet as well. so tomorrow's rain is more of an evening commute factor than a morning commute factor so enjoy today's dry day while you can. bundle up through the morning hours. it's a cold start but then a milder afternoon, 54 degrees for your high. tomorrow it's rainy with a couple of thunderstorms mixed in. looks like the morning commute just a couple of showers. the bulk of it is later in the day. and then friday some sunshine. it's cooler, 53 degrees for your high. so you're fine for the big parade for villanova and no problem for the evening union game. on saturday, we're tracking some rain or wet snow. not all day. looks like a few showers. but unusual again that we could see more snow, just the chance of it, some wet snowflakes coming in on saturday afternoon. 45 degrees for your high. and then sunday it's windy and chilly behind.
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that only 48. monday only partly sunny skies maybe a shower for the please home opener, a high of 59. on tuesday warmer but some rain around so a high of 68 but kind of comes with a trade-off. so, last month we saw such unusually mild conditions and now we're mostly below average. >> that 70 is like a ball of yarn. get it, get it. >> it will be here and it will stay. >> thanks karen. 6:12 now. up next more stories you didn't see last night including the child reporter who had to defend her craft to critical adults. >> and later we'll tell you how a phony college in new jersey led to the downfall of some scam artists. matt. >> tam, here comes the sun. going to be a nice sunrise as karen told us a couple minutes ago but watch out for the sun glare delays on a lot of the routes like this 1202 where traffic right now is moving fine. but no longer just fine on 95. we'll check the delays forming there coming up. >> and college basketball coach with local ties leads him team a national title and we're not talking about jay wright.
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that's later on "action news." >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. taking a live look at the platt bridge as the morning commute is really getting into full swing. you can also see sunrise has broken. it is 6:15, 34 degrees and
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you'll just look at the sun out there because you won't feel it. it's pretty cold but it will get up to 54 later this afternoon. >> matt pelman what you got there? >> as the morning commute gets under way a couple dustups as tam likes to say. we've got one in bellmawr, it's a crash along 295 northbound approaching 42 but you can see speeds of 56 miles per hour because the crash is off to the side. so, not a huge deal. also have word of a broken down vehicle partially blocking the ramp from 168, sicklervilleville, to 42 northbound but you can squeeze around. that so far not so bad in south jersey, just a couple minor issues that we're watching. along 95 we're starting to slow as you can see. here in the southbound lane from academy through this point in the work zone at cottman, then you're slowing again farther south as you head toward girard. nothing we're not used to on a wednesday morning. but let's talk about some of our work zones. a couple new ones got started recently. this one in whitemarsh, township by spring mill presbyterian village closing cedarville road at joshua road
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during the knit mid days from 9:00 until 3:00 north lane or ridge pike are some alternates around cedar grove road. we have been without the knox covered bridge along yellow springs road in valley forge national park for quite awhile now. that's scheduled to remain closed until the end of july. but just recently 252 joined the mix adjacent to yellow springs road. that, too, is now blocked through the end of july so that's going to be a problem for a lot of people. you can stick with 23 or else country club road as alternates around that 252 blockage. close to malvern prep in willistown township, lauren avenue shutting down during the mid days. that's from 9:00 until 3:00 through the end of the month for water main replacement. sugartown road or grub road some alternates. this started this week in middletown delaware jamison corner road blocked through the end of january. that's a long time on that one. ratledge road gets you around that one. matt. >> thank you matt. a nine-year-old budding journalist noted something and toward happening in her small central pennsylvania town.
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hilde lysiak gathered details at the scene and posted a story about a suspected murder on her web side orange street but then people in the town began lashing out questioning why her parents allowed her to cover such a story suggesting that she should be playing with dolls instead. >> if you want me to stop covering news, then you could offer to do a piece of the investigation. there. is that cute enough for you? >> hilde her has run her web site for two years. >> a new bill at the center of a major controversy in mississippi. supporters say the religious freedom measure protects people acting in accordance to their faith but critics say what this is allowing is discrimination. mississippi governor phil bryant signed the bill yesterday. it allows businesses and religious groups to deny the lgbt community certain services like counseling wedding planning and adoption support. the governor says the measure protects the moral convictions
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of people in his state. however, a similar bill was recently vetoed by the conservative government of georgia. a religious person himself who said it was discriminatory. >> 6:19. it is a cold start this morning but karen we're seeing some brightness later on, right. >> yeah, things are going to get a little bit better but as you're headed out right now for sure put the hat, the glove, the coats, you'll need it. this afternoon things get a little bit better. i'll tell you what happens coming up. the pursuit of healthier.
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it will be interesting to see how this plays out. a lot of businesses on a play of words so it will be interesting. >> don't mess with queen bey or her follower. >> powerful woman. somebody's buick doesn't want to run here along the blue route 476 southbound side just south of the schuylkill. but luckily it's off to the side and penndot is that to help out so no big problems on the blue route at this point. same with the ben franklin bridge, traffic's moving well in each direction between camden and center city. nothing in your way as you cross the delaware river so far this morning. and the patco trains rolling over the ben are on time. same with njt, amtrak, septa, no complaints on mass transit so far this morning. karen. >> i bet there are a few complaints about the weather 'cause it's cold out that especially for this time of year. normally we would see an overnight low of 41. it's 20 degrees in allentown, 16 in mount pocono, 32 degrees in the city, ninety four millville. we hit a new lomillville;, 24 i.
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23 degrees at atlantic city international. four for your high today. yes a very cold start but the noon is not going to be some bad. we'll see mostly sunny skies. it won't be quite as gusty with the winds as it has been so it will feel okay this afternoon it's below the actual high of 60 which we would normally see this time of year. let's look to friday. big villanova victory parade. weather looks good, just cool. by 11:00 a.m., 48. by noon, 49. by 1:00 p.m., 50. but 2:00 p.m., 51. by 3:00 p.m.,ing about 52 degrees. it looks dry with partly sunny skies just a bit cooler than we would normally see this time of year. matt. >> thanks karen. the university of connecticut continues to dominate women's basketball. the huskies beat syracuse 82-51 last night to complete a perfect 38 and zero season. coach gen geno auriemma from norristown led the team to their fourth straight championship. >> that my friends is dominant. 6:23. bullets fly through a philadelphia home putting one --
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hitting one man and it could have been a lot worse. >> annie mccormick is following this story for us. annie u police are looking for the man they say pumped a barrage of bullets into an olney home with multiple children inside including a baby. we'll have details coming up in a live report. >> ♪ for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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>> 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.
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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 and 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 young entrepreneur in washington, d.c. is capitalizing on a loophole in a marijuana law. the 25-year-old owns a juice delivery business. he's also handing out free samples of pot with each delivery. now the law that passed last february allows people to grow marijuana. you just can't sell it but you can give eight weigh. the small business owner says he isn't breaking any laws by providing the free drug. >> 6:27. the whirlwind continues for the champion wildcats. we're live at villanova university to run down the upcoming festivities. >> shaping up to be a pivotal delay to solve atlantic city's financial crisis.
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that and other stories when "action news" returns.
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>> ♪ >> developing on "action news," bullets smash through a glass door and a window where several children were staying inside. >> bundle up before you head out. accuweather is tracking a frigid start to a day that feels a little bit more like it should belong in february. >> the team that won our hearts an national title gets a hero's welcome home and the celebration is just beginning. >> good morning out that. it's 6:30 here on this wednesday april 6th. dave murphy is off. karen rogers has your accuweather and matt pelman has your traffic. good morning. >> good morning. we've got a beautiful start to the day as long as you don't mind it cold. sunrise is just a few minutes away so the sky is brightening already. it's 20's degrees in martins creek, 23 in pottstown, 21 in coatesville, 25 in saint
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davids. in levittown 25, 32 degrees in center city. normally we'd see an overnight low of 41. we are well below that. 20 in vineland, 32 in sea isle city and 28 degrees in dover, delaware and that's why the national weather service has this freeze warning still in effect for a few more hours until 9 o'clock. and we're certainly seeing widespread freeze. satellite6 and action radar showing we are dry. we are clear for now. we can see some of those clouds up to the north and the west trying to creep in. that will be more of a factor tomorrow. s a rainy day for us but today we're dry. we've got bright beautiful sunshine to start us off. by 9:00 a.m., it's still cold and 38. but by 11:00 it's feeling a little better, 45 with bright sunshine. by 1:00 p.m. 50 with mostly sunny skies. by 3:00 p.m., 53. shortly after that we'll hit a high of 54. we'll be backing down from that at 6 o'clock. it will be about 53 degrees so it's going to feel better than it did yesterday. the winds aren't as bad. temperatures about 10 degrees
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better this afternoon. but matt pelman it is cold to start you off. >> we're thankful for every bit of sunshine we can get this morning but it is going to cause some sun glare delays, karen, so we want to warn people as they head out grab the shared get ready to put that visor down. there's some dust on the ramps from the vine street expressway to 95. no looks like a truck lost some dry wall and you can see it here in the left lane and as the cars run over it, you're getting a bunch of dust so this could slow things down. you see people hitting that brakes as they get onto northbound 95 as the morning progresses i'd expect a slow down to the eastbound side of the 59 head head towards 95. slow on 95 southbound past academy through this point at cottman again if past the betsy ross bridge into girard. those are normal morning delays. just starting to tap the brakes here on the southbound side of the roosevelt boulevard extension coming away from ridge of a heading down towards the schuylkill. that's because of slowing developing on the schuylkill itself, just normal stuff here and it's normal on 422 but of
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course normal means congested in the mean eastbound lanes from the saint gabriel's curve to this point at 23. all the overnight construction around here has cleared out. we have been telling you about that crash on 295 in bellmawr, it's northbound approaching 42. as they clear it out, they're now blocking the right lane. so now you are seeing some slowing. speeds just in the teens. but our dv on the ramp from 168, sicklerville to 42 northbound has cleared out so you're good to go there on this wednesday morning. matt. >> thank you matt. developing overnight bullets blast that was a packed house wounding a man but thankfully missing several young children who were all inside. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live at northwest detectives with the latest. annie. >> reporter: and, matt, that home was packed with at least a dozen people including four children and with one as young as six months old. well, take a look at this video. this is video from the scene where police say a 24-year-old man was shot twice in the arm. it happened last night around
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11:30 at tenth and wagner in the olney section of the city. eight shell casings were found in the scene. two bullets they say went through the front of the home and into the living room area. 12 people were inside including those four children ages six months to six-year-old old. luckily they were not injured. the 24-year-old is in stable condition. >> 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 during the shooting. northwest detectives are investigating this case. they're looking for any
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information at this hour. that shooter is still on the loose. for now reporting live outside northwest detectives, annie mccormick, channel6 "action news." back to you. >> annie, thank you for those details. and also happening today, the tug-of-war over the plans to save atlantic city goes on. vincent prieto plans to introduce new legislation to help the cash strapped resort town its in direct opposition to a senate backed takeover bull that which has the support of governor chris christie. christie will address the crisis today in an 11:30 news conference in atlantic city. mayor don guardian also plans to deliver a response as well. meanwhile city council will vote on converting city workers to a 28-day pay period. that would keep the government afloat after it runs out of money on friday. >> 6:35 and happening today, mayor jim kenney will join other philadelphia officials to break ground on a memorial park at the site of one of the city's deadliest building collapses. six people were killed and 14 injured when a building under construction collapsed onto the salvation army below.
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it happened 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. princeton university has hired a dean for diversity and inclusion. the announcement came one day after the university rejected calls to remove woodrow wilson's name from its public policy school. wilson a former princeton and u.s. president had supported segregation. the dean for diversity comes from saint louis and will start her job in august. >> ♪ >> we are the champions. that's how the song goes and it is the truth around here. and champions like our villanova wildcats, you deserve a parade. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live on campus where they will be celebrating the ncaa one for a long time to come and doing some special things on friday. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. well, hopefully they'll put the celebrations on hold at least a little bit to head to class today because school is back in session but you know the celebration is going to
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continue for days here on campus including that parade in center city on friday. the team returned to town last night and they got a hero's welcome. >> 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 like have them here and finally see them is absolutely amazing. >> it has been 31 years. we're bringing back the championship to nova nation. >> reporter: the team took to the platform grinning from 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
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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 officer and they're going get another one today. we're being told that coach jay wright is scheduled to take a phone call if president obamfrompresident obama who wano offer his well wishes. katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> let's take a look at friday's parade route. it will step off from 20th and market, east along market ending at dillworth park outside of city hall and officials tell "action news" the university will pay for any extra services such as added police patrols. >> karen is advising jay wright to wear one of his warmer pinstripe suits on that day. >> good idea. below average low 50's compared to what we normally see about 60 but dry kind of a gusty breeze. a little on the chilly side.
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it's cold this morning t let's take a look at storm tracker6 double scan. around the region we're dry, no snow showers like we had yesterday morning. we're looking live right now on sky6. the sunrise, you are are officially two minutes in and we're watching it live over camden. you see just a couple of clouds up above its really a gorgeous start to the day as long as you're dressed for it. look at these numbers. it's 32 degrees in philadelphia. normally we would see an overnight low of about 41 so we're way below that. in the suburbs you're in the low 20's in a lot of spots. that dewpoint way down there, a very dry atmosphere, 8 degrees your dewpoint. the pressure holding staged winds are out of the east-northeast, not the gusty wind we saw the past couple days, it will be a little quieter so it will feel a little better this afternoon and the ocean temperature 47. we've got our always on day planner on to help you plan out your day hour by hour. satellite6 and action radar showing we have clear skies. that's why we have that beautiful sunrise but you can see the clouds trying to stream in from the north and west.
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i can widen this out. ahead of that the clouds will try to increase late tonight. tomorrow we get the rain. today is your dry day. even despite the cold start try to get anything done you can because tammy will be rainy. by 8:00 a.m., thick degrees so . getting better by lunchtime. 48 degrees mostly sunny skies. by 3:00 p.m. 53. by 5:00 p.m. 54 degrees with lots of sunshine an few clouds mixing in, wind not that bad today so it will feel below average but not too bad this afternoon. better than yesterday afternoon. tomorrow this is the trouble. we've got some rain coming. 61 degrees. sounds nice but you see along with this fronts some heavy rain at times, even some thunderstorms so i want to show you what this looks like on future tracker6. we're advancing this to about 1 o'clock in the afternoon. looks like the rain is going to be heaviest from late morning into the early evening hours. that's the bulk of it. and you can see this line of storms brewing with this.
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this is at 1 o'clock tomorrow. we've got some areas of orange and red showing us some pretty good downpours with this. that's why we expect a good half inch to inch of rain. then through the evening commute still wet at times. it's more of an afternoon and evening commute events than a morning event for tomorrow. let's talk about your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. it's a cold start. bundle up. but the afternoon about 10 degrees better than yesterday. 54 for your high. tomorrow is rainy. sure we have a high of 61 but wet, even some thunderstorms. so look for that. friday some sunshine. it's cooler but not a bad day. 53 degrees for your high for the big villanova parade and the philadelphia union game in the evening. saturday we're looking at a few rain showers or even wet snow showers mixing in. 45 degrees for your high. on sunday, it's windy and chilly, just 48 so the weekend really chilly. monday partly sunny skies, a shower possible for the phillies home opener 59 degrees for your high. won't feel too bad. tuesday even warmer. we're headed up to 68 degrees but you're going get some rain along with that. so, temperatures overall have
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been below average and through that seven-day most of the days are are kind of continuing that trend. normally we hit about 60. >> okay, thank you karen. it's 6:42. more brands new stories are up next including a soccer star who is tackling her legal troubles head on. >> a new crash here in the westbound lanes between the conshohocken curve and the conshohocken exit. the vehicle involved smoking right now. there's debris all over the roadway. we'll talk about the delays this is causing and a new issue on 95 when "action news" continues on this wednesday morning.
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>> you got a car stopped on the side there, matt. >> things are starting to get interesting. yeah, that car was involved in an accident, matt and tam, here on the schuylkill expressway. this is the westbound side between the conshohocken curve and the conshohocken exit. police just pulled up on the scene. we've been seeing smoke coming from that vehicle which is never the greatest thing. and there's debris all over the roadway kind of right in between the two lanes there. so, westbound traffic already a solid line, barely moving the whole way from the roosevelt boulevard out to this accident scene past the conshohocken curve. you're looking at speeds like 15 miles per hour there by city avenue where it would normally be jammed but it is a solid line now from the boulevard on out to that accident scene and of course we'll keep watching it. i also wants you to expect some bumpy conditions along the kelly drive where they have been doing that milling work as well as north broad street north of the vine street expressway. because of the overnight construction, the milling
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things are going to be a little bit bumpy. we've had some dusts, some dry wall along the ramp from the vine eastbound to 95 northbound. so that,, too has been slowing us down. 95 southbound already plenty slow with a lot of speeds in the 20's and 30's. and on the northbound side of 95 we're watching a disabled school bus. it's right here kind of in the distance on the off ramp to woodhaven road. so, again, ramp from 95 northbound to woodhaven road penndot is out here, right lane is blocked. this one isn't causing a huge delay. let's give you some good news. yesterday they reopened county line road in warrington. hadn't been closed that long but it was scheduled to be closed for a few more days. they got the project wrapped up early. you can use county line if that's your normal morning route. one more thing. 295 northbound we're kind of in the dawn cloud here but there's a crash approaching 42. just 13 miles per hour there because the right lane is blocked. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. new here on "action news," a tv man from oklahoma helped a man escape a wild fire.
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video shows a man attempting to drive a road grader to get away from the flames and then the road grader gets stuck. the man jumps out of that tractor and runs for the car just before that machine burst into flames. the nearby town of freedom is under evacuation orders but no injuries have been reported. >> retired soccer star amy wambach made her first public appearance since her dui arrest. wambach spoke to fans at the university of kentucky last night and addressed her legal issues after the event. >> will at some point completely be transparent and the truth will come out so trust me on that. >> the world cup champ and olympian pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence in oregon and she has apologized to her fans. >> a 13-year-old from arizona knew his stuff and saved his baseball coach's life. nathan boyar called 911 after his coach isaac wine rick collapsed. boyar started cpr until
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firefighters were able to get to the scene and rush him to the hospital. thank to boyar's quick thinking the coach is expected to make a full recovery. >> ♪
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>> about 10 minutes away from "good morning america." >> did i make that clear a-way. >> we're 10 minutes away from "gma" but right now we've got ginger zee joining us with a look at what they've got coming up. good morning, ginger. >> reporter: good morning tam and matt.
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so good to be with you and coming up on "gma" last night's major vote in wisconsin. ted cruz and bernie sanders winning there. both frontrunners taking a hit. ted cruz raising the odds of a contested convention as bernie sanders gains momentum full team coverage this morning on politics. also ahead, the murder mystery at the university of texas at austin. one of the biggest colleges in the country. a woman's body found in a creek. all the latest on the search for that killer. plus new details in the sexual assault case against a former prep school student. he's now appealing his conviction from behind bars. dan abrams is here to weigh in. amy schumer making headlines this morning calling out glamour magazine for including her in that chic at any size issue without being asked. the new conversation that the comedy queen has spark. it's coming up on "gma" and congrats are in order. our stage manager here and villanova. >> you got the v. >> wearing the blue.
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thank you, ginger. >> wearing so much. >> v is for villanova, for victory and for volume. v is for major volume on the schuylkill expressway. oh, what a jam already three times what that westbound travel time ideally should be its a parking lot from the roosevelt boulevard on out to approaching conshohocken. that's where that crash is on the shoulder with debris in the lanes. start using the alternates, lidge pike or route 23 instead of the westbound schuylkill. it's really turning into a mess there. 42 building northbound volume from lower landing road out to 295. karen. >> temperatures in the low 20's in some of the suburbs, 32 in the city so if you plead with your children maybe you can get them to bundle up a little bit. takes me days to work on that. the afternoon won't be so bad because it's going to be high. let's look at how these numbers go. by 8:00 a.m. still cold and 36 but beautiful sunshinely by 10:00 a.m., 43. by noon, 48. the afternoon's not as bad. by 3:00 p.m., 53. by 5:00 p.m., 54. that's nearly 10 degrees above yesterday's high and the wind won't be as gusty either.
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here's just a quick peek as your accuweather forecast. today's high 54, tomorrow 61. but it's with rainy with a couple thunderstorms isn't hunters in florida are showing off their monster catch. lee lights is ey was hog hunting with his son and three others over the weekend when they came across that massive alligator. weighed in at 780 pounds and was 15 feet long. they caught the gator near a pond and believe it was responsible for the mysterious disappearance of their cattle. >> ♪ vo: president obama endorses
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. here are your top stories. philadelphia police looking for the gunman who shot a man twice in the arm on wagner avenue in olney. bullets also pierced a home and 12 people were inside that home including four young children. thankfully they were not injured. atlantic city council members will vote today on converting city workers to a 28-day pay period. that would keep the city government functioning even after it runs out of money on friday. >> fire trucks now on the scene of a crash here on the schuylkill westbound near conshohocken. it's mostly on the side but really slowing things down. use the alternates like ridge pike or 23. karen. >> you can see we're dry on those roads but it's cold out there. 15 degrees in mount pocono. 22 in allentown, 31, new number in philadelphia.
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22 degrees in millville. this afternoon it's going to be milder, a high of 54 degrees, mostly sunny skies. hang in. the afternoon is not so bad. >> we got you ready for your day. now you got to do your part and actually go to work and school. for matt pelman, dave murphy, karen rogers, i'm matt o'donnell. have good day everyone.
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