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a line of businesses, one is dead, the other might have been completely innocent. good morning, everyone, friday, april 8. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, david murphy and karen rogers have weather and traffic. >> reporter: guys we're off to a clear start. there are obviously clouds out to the west. as we go through the morning we'll see clouds roll in from the west. overall we're going for partly sunny skies today. the precipitation out to the west will fall apart before it gets here. 44 degrees in philadelphia. 40 in allentown. 42 in millville. you look at the numbers obviously it's a morning for a couple of layers. there's a breeze blowing as well. on the backup with the temperatures in the low 40s between 6 and 8:00 a.m. sure we'll see sunshine you will want to put on layers because of the chilly breeze and numbers. we'll spend the afternoon in the 50s, 3:00 p.m., 54, going for a high of 55 degrees around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. if you're going to the villanova
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parade again a couple of layers because it will be breezy in center city and temperatures in the 50s, not too bad, though. tomorrow we have an issue with wet snow falling, i think that's mainly wet roads, at night a freeze watch is in effect we'll see the temperatures dip below freezing in all the counties plants indoors again, all right. when i come back we'll detail the snow future tracker 6 and show you what where it's going to fall. >> reporter: we've been following a horrible accident scene at columbus and oregon avenue. two people were killed in the accident that has columbus boulevard blocked at this point. northbound they need allowing one lane get by. you can see emergency workers leaving northbound. southbound all lanes blocked at oregon avenue. i want to take you live to the tacony-palmyra traffic is moving once again. it was stopped for a bridge opening. looking better right now. we're dry at this point which is
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nice, live on the boulevard. southbound traffic light volume doing all right on a friday. no issues on the majors, blue route, schuylkill expressway i-95 in good shape. lots of closures for the parade coming in at 11:00 a.m., we'll talk about that coming up. today is the 6th man celebration, fans fill the streets for the villanova victory parade. city officials expect a crowd of 50 thowz -- 50,000 people to cheer the new national champs. katherine scott is live at dilworth park where they are setting up. >> reporter: we were on campus this week we spoke to students who plan to get here early. expect the people to start coming to get a good spot to see the parade at 20th and mark it comes down for a rally at dilworth park you'll see members
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of the championship team and coaches and cheerleaders and band and fences an e -- and trash cans are set up at dilworth park to get ready for the prowled. they got the trophy now it's time for the victory parade nova nation is coming to the city and businesses are ready. market from 15th to 23rd will be blocked off as well as 15th to jfk to chestnut. hours before the parade starts at 1:00 p.m., worker will be posting no parking signs and putting out trash cans and mock mock -- blocking off streets. we're staffing this major event with fire police, and ems. septa will add extra capacity to the norristown high speed line that serves the area
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around nova. plus the broad street and frankford lines. a number of buses will be detoured around city hall today. expect the evening commute could be busy. there will be crowds and detours around the area. you are urged to use public transportation if you're heading to the area. if you're not familiar with it, septa will have personnel in red shirts around the area to point you in the right direction. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." "action news" will broadcast the victory parade live in its entirety our special coverage starts at 1:00 p.m. after "action news" at noon. we'll stream the parade live at and on facebook, plus look for a live tweets during the festivities. now, the wildcats are holding the treaf -- trophy, but there's results to get the game overturned a north carolina fan
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obtained signatures on petition blaming the refs for the tar heels loss. critics of the petition which include us, say it doesn't get it, that the tar heels were poor shooters especially in the second half where they made 3 of 13 baskets. now to breaking news in south philadelphia, the action cam is on the scene scene of a deadly wreck. a driver lost control at the columbus and oregon avenue and crashed into a peco building. two people are dead and two injured. building inspectors say the offices are safe for entry. police are questioning a possible suspect in a deadly double shooting.
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gunfire erupted on the five thousand block in wynnfield around 11:00 p.m. officers found the man lying in the parking lot with a shoulder wound. he lost a lot of blood and died a short time later. a second victim who showed up at the hospital might have been an innocent bystander. getting preliminary information that he was entering the rear door of the bar on the 5,000 block of city avenue when he was hit by a stray bullet. >> reporter: police in germantown later pulled over a man inside a silver vehicle matching the suspect's description put out by investigators. officers recovered a handgun and cell phone at the scene. mayor jim kenny plans to swap out his fire commissioner with an out sider. he currently serves as the virginia homeland security and veteran's affairs department. adam thiel will replace daric
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sour who was pointed by -- sawyer who was appointed by michael nutter. donald trump's team will try to broaden his appeal. new associated press poll shows the republican frontrunner has seen an increase in his you be popularity. seven in ten republican voters have an unfavorable view of trump. it is an opinion shared across most major demographics. bill clinton crashed with protesters during a campaign stop in west oak lane. black lives matter called out mr. clinton for the 1994 crime bill he passed. the president responded directly. i don't know how you would character the gang leaders who
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got 13-year-old kids hopped up on cracks and send them out on the streets to murder other african-american children maybe you thought they were good citizens, they didn't. meanwhile, bernie sanders scored a key endorsement for the communication workers of america in philadelphia yesterday. temperaturesser going up and down this week. >> reporter: -- temperatures going up and down this week. >> reporter: and we have storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we'll have rain tomorrow. you can see the cameras shaking in atlantic city. it's a breezy start and obviously cool, as well. 44 degrees in philadelphia. that's a chilly number, an indication that a jacket is required this morning maybe a couple of layers. wind out of the west/southwest at 8 miles per hour. that adds to the chilly feel. we'll see sunshine in all
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likelihood. by the time the clouds move into the area we expect breaks in the clouds and overall partly sunny skies today. it will be cool. we'll be in the 40s for the morning all the way up until noon and in the 50s in the afternoon. high of 55 degrees that will clock in around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. with the breeze blowing at 10 to 20 miles per hour again jackets required through the day. here the high temperatures most in the late afternoon hours. 5 in -- 55 in philadelphia, 54 in trenton. 55 in millville. cape may, 52 degrees. villanova parade 46 degrees by 11:00 a.m. by the end of the parade and festivities at 3:00 p.m., 54 degrees, partly sun skies. when you're down in center city and the parade is going through all the buildings and there's a breeze it can feel extra chilly especially in the shade of the buildings, so bundle up a bit. union game home against orlando
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city partly cloudy, winds out of the west 7 to 14 miles per hour and we'll probably start at match at 49 degrees and finish at 43. it will be a chilly night. i know jim curtin who is the coach said maybe orlando won't like the cold it's good for the young. we have rain in the morning and it will transition into mix with wet snow north and west by noon. that may wrap through by 6:00 p.m. north jersey and philadelphia seeing wet snow. 10:00 p.m. it will be off the coast. where it touches the grassy surfaces especially north you may get a coating to two inches. it's accumulation that's light and on the grass. the roads tomorrow will be wet.
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5 degrees -- 55 degrees cooler under partly sunny skies. tomorrow, wet snow, high of 45. sunday, chilly, high of 48. monday big day in philadelphia. everybody likes opening day, hopefully philadelphia will have wins in new york to show for it. we're starting the home schedule for the phillies high temperature, 61. mostly cloudy skies and slight chance of spotty shower. more rain on tuesday and wednesday looking good. the coast guard i don't have loads 14 tons of drugs off the california coast. meet the puppy pooch who lost half of that weight. >> reporter: i'm glad to hear that. it doesn't look too healthy. looking live on 202. we're dry and clear, we have light volume on friday morning. we have problems in some of the areas and warnings about later today all that coming up.
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the surprise for a 9-year-old boy who was stood up on his birthday, the heart-tugging story later on "action news."
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and we will continue to update you on breaking news out of south philadelphia. two people are dead and two injured in a one-car crash on
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columbus boulevard at oregon avenue. the driver lost control and crashed. that was a nasty one. two people were pronounced at the scene. two transported to the hospital with injuries. we don't know the extent of the injuries. accident investigators remain on the scene. we understand the peco building, the offices will be safe to enter this morning. looks like it will be a while to cheer that out. >> reporter: after that they have to do the accident investigation such a horrible seen. southbound columbus boulevard all lanes are blocked. northbound they have been allowing traffic get by at times. we have the crews on the scene at this point. debris on the roadway so there's a lot of cleanup and the accident investigation that has to happen on the columbus boulevard. even though at times they have been allowing traffic getting by northbound. you can see the action cam panning over. police on the scene they have the tape up and doing their investigation they are blocking
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the lanes. you want to move on to the closures you're going to see later today. starting at 11:00 a.m. getting ready for the nova celebration parade. market will be shut down 23rd and 15th and 15th and jfk and shut street. it starts at 11:00 a.m. they are hoping to have everything cleared out by the evening commute. it's not affecting the morning commute, but that's going to be the situation later on. take mass transit. they have extra service on the market frankford line, broad street line, norristown high speed line they are allowing extra capacity to take you there, the cars and buses will be detoured around city hall and dilworth park. it affects a lot of bus routes from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. satellite and radar showing we're dry, you can see showers mixed precipitation up north near the poconos. temperatures in the city are
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above freezing. it's cooler than yesterday, 44 degrees in philadelphia. yesterday we made it to the low 60s. today it's breezy and cooler, 55 degrees for the high. university of texas at and you austin darkened the tower atop its main building to honor a murder victim. haruka weiser was the victim of a assault and endured unthinkable brutality. authorities released the video showing a man who is the focus of the investigation. they hope someone recognizes him and comes forward. u.s. coast guard released photo of a 14-ton drug bust. the crews posed with the baseful cocaine. they need convest skating the drugs off the coast of central and south america. the coast guard stopped 13 cells and apprehended dozens of smugglers during the operation. a pennsylvania company
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stole $2.4 million from fraternity and is sororities at lehigh university. fisher and his wife ran fraternity management which provided services to the fraternities and sororities. they spent the money on crews and shopping sprees at high end department stores. people on social media come to the rescue of a little boy who had a birthday party and nobody came. police hunt for the man who escaped from a mental hospital he is an accused murderer. we'll be right back.
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>> reporter: happy friday!
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let's take a look outside right now, matt asked me why, i said because i get a break from you for couple of days. i said it with love. southbound traffic headlights i-95 cottman still dry looking good. regional rails we have no schedules that start on sunday, grab your new schedule, david murphy. absolutely, karen rogers. we are dressing the kids warmly this morning because we're in the 40s there's a breeze. root for villanova to the parade this afternoon. this afternoon layers a good idea because it's going to be cooler than yesterday. in the 40s in the morning. in the afternoon we'll be in the 50s, winds 10 to 20 miles per hour that's enough to make you lunch your shoulders a little bit. the high late this afternoon will be 55 degrees, as we head to the airport, i didn't get a chance to do this last
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half-hour. all green aircraft no major delays and no sign of rain in the big travel cities, erin and 3459. that's good news, you can find the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast at any time of the day on our website just head to well there's been a new sighting of the murder suspect who escaped a mental hospital in washington state. authorities are searching spokane for the signs of anthony garver. federal marshalls believe he showed up to his parents home in the area and his mother called 911. 28-year-old broke out of the facility on wednesday along with another man who is back in custody. a little boy from indiana had the best birthday ever even though no one showed up to his original party. 9-year-old waited two hours before cutting his cake. he was hoping that one of 12
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firefighter's favorite teddy bear, but it's a real life cub that was rescued in florida. the flames singed the little bear. the animal is in the care of wildlife officials. an overweight dog dumped at a texas animal shelter has lost half of its weight. k-9 rescuers helped the dog trim down with water aerobics and lots of walks. fat vincent is known as skinny vinnie. he is ready for adoption. a new exhibit at the
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friday, april 8. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us we're following breaking news. two people are dead after a violent single-car crash in south philadelphia we're live on the scene. villanova fans show strength in numbers at the victory parade in center city. unpack that winter coat, more freezing temperatures on the way for the weekend. sorry to say that. karen rogers is appropriately dressed for the studio, david murphy how are you doing out there. >> reporter: it's cool this morning, a jacket with a suit coat is probably enough as you head outside. we're getting ready for sunshine pop up over the horizon. later today we'll see the clouds filter in and we'll wind up with partly sunny skies. 44 degrees in philadelphia 40 in allentown. 41 in trenton. 42 in wilmington. a little bit of a breeze blowing as we go through the morning and afternoon 10 t20


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