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meteorologist, david murphy. >> hello again, here are the stories we are following for you now on "action news" at 12:30, stormtracker 6 live double scan showing you some parts of the region dealing with rain at this hour. but it's moving out, and a forecast behind it that should make everyone happy. more surveillance cameras have passengers complaining about their privacy. and the moments before the exnfl star was shot and killed. >> we continue to track rain across the region making for a messy and slow out kmoocommute morning. we may see sunshine later today. looking live from sky 6 hd and clouds still hanging over the commodore barry bridge, and accuweather says if you can get through today we have nice spring days ahead of us. david murphy is over at the big board with the details, we are trying to kick out the last of the rain and you saw in chester
on the commodore barry bridge things are getting higher and brighter and we'll see the return of sunshine from the west. for now we are dealing with sprinkles and showers over south jersey, and the steadier stuff clearing cape may at this point. over the next couple of hours, the last of the sprinkles and showers are pushing to the east. also on satellite, out to the west, there is thinning of the clouds, we noticed there are temperatures out here and the sun is beginning to break through in places like harrisburg and towards lancaster, pittsburgh is looking at sunshine with high, thin clouds coming in, as the rain pulls off the coast we look at a return of decent amount of sunshine from the southwest to the shore later this afternoon. the northern and western suburbs could break out into partial sunshine any time. currently 45 in new york city, 57 down the pike in washington and even though the winds turned
from a cool source region no longer from the south where it is warmer, we think with the sunshine in play we'll see the numbers bounce back up. 59 by 2:00 and breezy and some sun breaking through. by 4:00 if we get enough sun in play, we get a high of 64 degrees, if the clouds hang tough, 61, 62 and we expect to be in the 60s for a time. 6:00, 69 degrees and you see how the numbers drop as you head to the ball game, breezy and cooler and breezes dying down a bit. as we get to the end of the ball game, a freeze watch overnight, some. temperatures will be dipping down to the freezing mark in the lehigh valley and rural areas of south jersey, that is the main area we want you to take your potted plants in. mild temperatures are all ahead
in the seven day. >> thank you david. stay with 6abc.com/weather for up to the minute forecasts, stormtracker 6 live double scan radar will give you a detailed picture. and police continue to investigate a deadly crash that caused a house to catch fire. it happened this morning in south whitehall township. the driver hit another car and then a house on north 27th street. the impact caused the suv to burst into flame. two people were inside of the vehicle, one was thrown from the suv and died and a woman inside survived. >> i came out and talked to the police officer, i was scared and i couldn't believe what i saw it was really scary. >> the flames quickly spread to the house damaging it, and no one inside of that home was injured. one person was hurt when they lost control of their vehicles in fairmount park, it happened on the ramp to lincoln drive off city avenue, only one
vehicle was involved and the driver was taken to the hospital and it's believed he only suffered minor injuries. a fast moving fire damaged a home in south philadelphia, and is it started on the 600 block of north 42nd street. fortunately everyone made it out okay. >> the mayor of nazareth, norm hampton county went to cart for theft charges. he is accused of falsifying records and stealing upwards of $8,000. prosecutors allege that the theft happened when he was president of the fire company, he was released on his own recognizance. and has no plans to resign as mayor. and people driving new jersey transit are raising concerns about their privacy, after new audio and video surveillance is installed on the
trains. >> reporter: more of this surveillance technology is being installed in north jersey but it's already in use on the river line. on board the river line, you may see these signs posted in english and spanish, audio and video equipment in use. the use of it is not particularly new but some passengers say they take little notice. >> i don't do anything wrong. >> they commented on the smesks of this technology and the costs, but supporters say it's an important tool for law enforcement. a detearant for criminal activity but the issue is not so clear-cut. >> it's an invasion of privacy but it could mean safety for some people. >> it depends on how it's going to be used. that is the most important part
of it. >> the audio is installed on light rails in north jersey, and they worry who is listening and what will be used. >> do you feel safer? >> no, because it won't prevent anything from happening in the moment. >> others believe if it indeed cuts down on crime, the technology is worth it. >> i think it's a good thing. it protects the city more. >> if it's more safety, i think it's a great idea. >> i asked septa about the technology in their vehicles, they have a two party consent law and they will not use it in their trains, trolleys or buses. now to the race for the white house, front runners, donald trump and hillary clinton, hold double digit leads in new york and are gained to regain momentum in their home
states next week. john kasich and bernie sanders are spanning the state. and ted cruz is campaigning in california. new surveillance video emerged showing the moments that led to the shooting death of former new orleans saints star, will smith. they believe that smith was killed in what looked like a road rage confrontation. >> reporter: this new surveillance video, possibly providing answers about what may have led to the road rage shooting death of former nfl star, will smith, the video obtained by abc news shows a hummer matching the description of the vehicle of cordel hayes. it was bumped by a car resembling smith's suv. the hummer pulls over and the suv keeps driver and then the
hummer apparently following. just blocks away smith is shot and killed. >> this was not some situation where my client hunted down mr. smith. >> hayes attorney maintains his client was not the aggressor, prior to the actions, my client was involved in a hit and run, and someone hit him, and the person failed to pull over and my client trailed behind this person in an effort to get their license number and my client called 911, while he is on the phone with 911 that is when the three car accident occurs. >> police claims hayes shot smith several times in the torso and back following an argument over hayes rear ending smith's attorney. his wife also injured in the gun fire screaming out at the scene is expected to recover.
>> in response to the new surveillance video, police cannot confirm anything at this point, because this is still an ongoing investigation. medical marijuana may be legalized in pennsylvania by the end of the week, the senate is expected to vote today on an amended bill passed out of committee, if approved it would go back to the house tomorrow where it originated on a final amendment. governor tom wolf supports the measure. real estate development continues to be an economic driver if the philadelphia regi region, that is according to the philadelphiahamber of commerce. one project they talked about was the navy yard, named one of the most successful urban development projects in the country. there is more ahead at 12:30, a huge building fire in
firefighters rescued more than 200 people from a burning building in india. the fire started on the first floor and quickly spread. the four story building house a garment factory and living houses for the workers. some workers were injured. a video surfaced of an airline passenger having a complete melt down last month. an enraged mom lashes out on airline employees because of a flight delay that would ruin her family's dream of a family
vacation. but as david curly reports, despite the delay the dream still came true. angry passengers surrounded the desk -- >> this shows a frustrated crowd waiting for a 9:00 p.m. flight from la guardia on american airlines. >> i'm getting everyone's name here -- >> the flight would not end up leaving until 9:00 the next morning, one woman fearing she and her three children may miss a disney cruise would not go quietly. >> but la guardia on that night was shut down because of strong winds. the jet she were waiting for had to circle to the south
and told to divert to philadelphia. >> we are sitting here since 8:00 with a 9-year-old waiting for a vacation -- and a 13-year-old and me. >> finally the jet arrives but
the crews worked so many hours according to regulations they could not fly to miami and everybody had to wait until the next morning. >> i hate to defend airlines as a consumer advocate. but when there is weather related problems, it messes up the entire system. it made it to orlando the next morning and disney says they made their vacation. >> youtube front man, bono, is headed to washington and set to testify at a subcommittee this afternoon. bono is a frequent visitor to capitol hill and congress, and has testify if ied on aids and poverty. he is the cofounder of one campaign an anti-poverty
organization. and vice president joe biden announced which commencement addresses he will give this year. delaware state and syracuse university of law and the united states military academy and attend the notre dame's commencements where he will receive the medal alongside former speaker, john boehner. australia will receive a new look for the $5 bill, and a lot of people don't like it. just hours people took to twitter calling the money visual vomit and compare tropical disturbance to monopoly money, the reserve of australia says it will feature plants and birds and counterfeit safe guards. >> coming up another check of the changing forecast for you. stepping live outside, sky 6 hd showing you clouds over center city as we look from our temple university camera, david murphy
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♪ ♪ >> in center city this morning an inter faith concert featuring children of different faith, comprised of christian, jewish, musical youngsters they brought their message of peace to philadelphia. >> david is here with another check of the accuweather forecast. we are trying to clear out that rain. want to get that green off radar. stormtracker 6 live double scan shows it's mainly to the east of philadelphia and what we have left over across areas of south jersey like cape may county, atlantic county and on up to southern gloucester and camden, lighter shades of green, you see
the darker shade that is slightly steadier rain. down in cape may county, a half hour ago we had remnants of steadier precipitation but now stone harbor and sea isle city, and other areas including cape may are starting to dry out and just a sprinkle left over and southeastern pennsylvania is dry and has been for a while and probably getting ready to see sunshine. lets get you outside and see what is looks like out there. center city starting to see the clouds break up and expecting a good deal of sunshine in the afternoon this temperature of 50 degrees represents a big drop, we were up around 60 or so at dawn and we have come down because of the clouds and rain and now that the sun is breaking out despite the winds are turning out of the north northern west, that is cool air out there. it looks like the sun will help us warm up. we'll probably add 10 degrees to that number before we are done today. there is satellite showing the
clouds out to the west, roaring in from the west because of that dry air. future tracker 6 coming in with a good deal of sunshine as we go through now and 3:00, from you down at the shore at 3:00, we are drying out and seeing a bit of cloud cover. at 4:00 and 5:00 things improve and 6:00 we are mostly looking at no worse than partly sunny skies, the model is not showing anything at all. it is getting better. 60 is the high in allentown today. 61 in reading. if we can get the sunshine bursting in fast enough we have the shot of getting to 64 in philadelphia, a rainy start is what we have but a brighter afternoon ahead and it's still on the breezy side and you'll want a jacket in store, obviously things are improving. hopefully we get the 64 at 4:00 and quickly back into the 50s at 6:00 and getting chilly in the evening and overnight. if you head to the first night game for the home schedule of
the phillies. san diego taking us on again and we are transitioning to clear skies but it's cool. overnight tonight, temperatures do dip especially in outlying suburbs, watch what happens here, we'll take to you 6:00 in the morning, we see a lot of freezing mark temperatures from allentown to lancaster and millville says 37 and some rural areas in south jersey could have a problem with real cold air moving in tonight and for that reason another freeze watch is in effect, and this is the last one of the season if are you in the rural areas of south jersey and the northern and western suburbs, bring the potted plants in tonight, but that will probably be the last time. 58 tomorrow and cooler but sunshine coming back into play and that is the beginning of a long sunny trend around here. today's high is 64 and brighter in the afternoon than the morning, sunny and cool, a good looking day with a high of 58
and from there it just gets better and better, 64 on friday and pleasant and 68 on saturday and sun and nice there, and a high of 72 degrees with plenty of sunshine on sunday. make your plans for the weekend it will be a nice one. still mild on monday with the high of 74 but a chance of a frontal boundary arriving bringing us afternoon or evening rain. but after that stretch of great weather we can take it. >> speak for yourself. thanks david. on our people scene, more country music stars are coming to atlantic city to perform. toby keith and florida georgia line, keith performs on july 23rd and florida george line for september 23rd. part of a larger announcement for the atlantic city summer concert series. stay tuned. topping the people scene, the "dancing with the stars" ballroom was turned on to the
most magical place on earth. abc news meteorologist, ginger zee stole the show with her beauty and the beast performance, it got them tied for first place with paige and mark, they did a quick step and not everyone got a fairytale ending, marla maples was send home after her waltz. >> we have had so much fun. >> the competition continues next monday night right here on 6 abc. and it was a double celebration on the hollywood walk of fame. cindy lauper and henry firestein were given a star on the walk of fame. and lauper was the first woman to win a tony for an original
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david murphy is here with one last check of the forecast for you. >> it looks like an improving day. breezy conditions and highs around 60 or so, and down the i-95 corridor, a lot of low to mid-60s expected. if we don't get the sun in fall force, it will hold close toward 60 but not bad. breezy at the shore and more and more sunshine returning. >> thank you. finally at noon, a penn state student is going to the white house to show off his invention, his tangle free headphones, he used a 3-d printer to develop a cell phone
case with a special channel along the edge for the headphone wires. and stories now coming up on "action news" at 4:00. his name keeps coming up as a presidential contender for the nomination, paul ryan responds. and that will do it for "action news" at noon, don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> for david murphy and rick williams, and the entire "action news," i'm sara bloomquist have a great afternoon. >> see you later.
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