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the way to someone's doorstep. a woman beats cancer because of a crunchy potato chip. it's a great story, david murphy is off, karen rogers is here, let's head over to matt pellman who has traffic. >> reporter: good morning, we're wakerring up to freeze warnings and frost advisories even though we have a beautiful afternoon. it's a freeze warning until 8:00 a.m. for all the area you see in the bright blue. the rest of the area in a frost advisory. 31 in martins creek, freezing in quakertown and oxford. 33 in coatsville, 42 in center city. the suburbs in new jersey, dipped to the 20s in vineland. 29. 30 in hammonton. 32 in glassboro, 34 in dover, delaware. you got to bundle up, the farmers and anyone with plants
outside you have a concern you have temperatures so cold for this time of the year. satellite and radar, showing at this point you can see the batch of clouds from yesterday moved out of here. we have high clouds out near the poconos with a weak disturbance moving through. other than that we have clear skies and bright sunshine throughout the day today. it will be warmer than yesterday. 9:00 a.m. 48. 11:00 a.m., 53. 1:00 p.m., 58. 3:00 p.m., 61 we'll hit a high of 62 around 4:00 p.m., are 5:00 p.m. we'll be sitting at that at 6:00 p.m. 62 degrees which is one degree below argue and feeling better than yesterday in the upper 50s and wait until you see the numbers for the next few days. >> reporter: i like what you're doing here, we're moving in the right direction. good morning, everybody we're live in north philadelphia along north broad street at cal callol and spring garden. they were working in the southbound right lane toward industry hall. the crews have left, but you
might notice the different coloration in the pavement surface indicating there's a difference in heights in the pavement. if you're trying to change lanes there's a bump there. watch it. there are intersections where the manholes are sticking up. it's a bumpy ride because of the reassure facing project. fast food workers protesting their waimtion -- wages planning a day of action. we are expecting protests between temple university and city hall. expect closures on north broad street of course we'll be keeping you posted. in the vine street expressway no overnight construction traffic moving okay. same is true i-95 and the schuylkill. watch out for the work on the kelly drive that should be wrapping up this this morning. police are across the closing in on the -- police are closing in on the driver wanted in a deadly hit-and-run. scot as the is in -- katherine
scott is in philadelphia where the discovery was mated overnight. >> reporter: matt, the strikes vehicle was located in this area in port richmond. but the accident happened, though in kensington. let's go to video of the vehicle, 2005 pontiac aztec with new york plates found at cedar and madison. the accident at aramingo and lehigh happened at 9:30. witnesses say a man was riding his scooter when an suv making a right turn on lehigh hit him and kept going. witnesses said the victim fell off the scooter and was dragged 200 feet down lehigh. witnesses saw the victim's body underneath the vehicle as the
vehicle continued to operate westbound on lehigh. when the body was shaken free from underneath the vehicle. the striking vehicle continued to leave the scene of the accident. >> reporter: again, police know who the registered owner of the vehicle is, they don't know who was behind the wheel at the time. but there were several witnesses, they are checking nearby surveillance cameras to see if there's any evidence that can help in the case. armed intruders ambushed a woman and ransacked her place in the kensington section on the 3000 block of d street. police say three men waited until the woman walked outside. they pistol whipped the man inside and ran off with cell phones and laptop and $420 in cash. the woman and family friend who were there was not physically hurt. a new jersey homeowner will
have a strange scene to clean up outside their home. a driver lost control and smashed into a front porch in burlington county on the unit black of delaware avenue in riverside. no reports of any injuries. happening today, local fast food workers will join their colleagues across the nation to fight for a higher minimum wage. protest is planned for this outside mcdonald's in philadelphia and march down broad street is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. organizers are calling for protests across the nation today. verizon strike is going into its second day, 5900 union members in the dry state area are part of the national walkout. "action news" is at 9th and race street. the union also claim verizon wants to outsource more jobs. verizon said anyone hired before
2003 cannot be laid off. democratic presidential candidates square off tonight for a debate in brooklyn, new york ahead of tuesday's pivotal primary. bernie sanders held his biggest rally ever in washington square park. 27,000 people showed up. frontrunner, hillary clinton attracted a crowd of 100 supporters in the bronx. she made no mention of sanders she focused on her republican rivals. police put on gear for a trump rally. flyers will honor ed snyder's life and legacy next thursday april 21. the event is open and free to the public.
the celebration will get going at 1:00 p.m. snyder is credited with bringing the nhl to philadelphia. he died monday of a bladder cancer at the age of 83. speaking of the flyers his passion for the game lives on as the flyers start their playoff run tonight. the team held a final practice in voorhees and get a skate in at the verizon center tomorrow afternoon. the flyers went 2-2 against the caps in their regular season. they are saying do #do it for ed. people grieve in different ways. >> reporter: it will bring everybody together, that's for sure. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have a dry stretch no worries with rain. let's go outside and see what it looks like, the skies are starting to brighten. the sunrise 6:26 a.m. we're looking live in new
jersey, down the shore, you can see a couple of high clouds around. 42 degrees the current temperature. it's chilly out there, dewpoint, 32. the pressure is holding steady. the winds are calm and the ocean temperatures is 49 we brought in our always on day planner. 40 in philadelphia. 30 in millville. 34 in reading. 38 degrees in allentown and trenton. it's another cold start you need the coat as you head out, but not so much this afternoon. satellite and the radar showinge batch of clouds moved out. we have a weak disturbance that's moving out. we'll have nothing but clear skies. i want to show you the eastern half of the country. you can almost see the high pressure is effecting everybody. we have the sinking air no clouds no rain. that high is over us for the in effect several days. it's called an omega block.
that means no other weather can move into the area. high pressure sinking in new york clouds, -- no clouds 0 out there, and sunshine. 8:00 a.m., 43, a few clouds around weak disturbance up north. 10:00 a.m., 51 degrees, lots of sunshine. noon, 56, sunny skies. 3:00 p.m., 61 a few high clouds mixing in the afternoon. the high is 62 degrees which is one degree below average. more seasonable today. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, mostly sunny and very nice. 62 is the high. sunny and beautiful tomorrow. 64. we're inching that temperature up each day. saturday a touch milder and 67 with sunshine. sunday, warmer and sunny and dry. 72. things change on monday. we have a front that approaches ahead of the front. we always spike up a little bit. we jump up 14 cease above average.
7 -- degrees above average. 79 degrees. it will feel like summer. monday night you get showers around into tuesday morning. tuesday, 70 degrees, wednesday, cooler, 64 degrees behind the front with partly sunny skies, overall when you look at the seven day we've been inching the temperatures up. it's nice to have a streak in the 70s coming your way. 5:41. a baby's first day in day care ends in an awful tragedy. a woman claims comfort food helped her discover her cancer. >> reporter: good morning, matt, we're looking live valley forge where all overnight construction has cleared out. no eastbound delays. new work zone starts in schuylkill township tomorrow. its going to be a problem. we'll tell you about it when "action news" continues on this thursday morning. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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is coming up soon as clouds cross delaware and lehigh valleys. 43 degrees right now. 5:44, getting up to 62 today, so a little warmer than yesterday, but same thing cold in the morning, nice in the afternoon. now it's time to get your cheat sheet on how to get aarp the traffic troubles. i have matt pellman. >> reporter: i feel like i'm dreaming of construction zones
these days. talking about them all the time. we're in construction season, matt and tam. in the bushes that's true, along route 100 between exton and lionville. on going restrictions in the northbound lanes by worgt -- worthington, the traffic is moving fine in each direction. they don't bog us down too much. elsewhere we have radnor road and upper gulph. speaking of valley forge, we've had a lot of work in and around the park these days, 252 is closed. yellow springs road knox covered bridge is shut down scheduled through the month of july. in schuylkill township pot house road will join the party and close during the daytime
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., monday through saturday starting next month. overnight construction on the turnpike, we got rid of the westbound zone in downingtown, there are three eastbound zones, westbound in montgomery county, between willow grove and for fot washington has cleared out. if you're heading to the northeast to the lehigh valley a work zone there approaching the interchange taking out the right lane. good news coming off the delaware memorial bridge with the commuter traffic report, speeds are looking better on 295 southbound. extra restrictions from the overnight have cleared out, tam. a nun has scored a legal victory in her fight against drunk driving charges. the judge threw out the breathalyzer result because the officer did not follow testing protocol. the nun claimed she had taken the sleep drug ambien and sleep
driving. she claims she doesn't remember what happened. she is a teacher at little flower high school in hunting park. there's new information on a missing priest case, a person of interest in in custody. rene robert went missing on tuesday. his car was found in south carolina after police chased stephen james murray in that vehicle. he was taken into custody after midnight. but the search for the priest went on. state authorities have shut down a lehigh valley day care center for grows incompetents and negligent and misconduct. a 3 understand baby died on her -- a 3-month-old baby died on her first day. she was put down for a nap and left unsupervisorred for 25 minutes. this happened back on april 1. an autopsy failed to determine how the baby died, but the
coroner said it does not appear suspicious. a woman from washington state says she found a cancerous tumor thanks to her daily dose of potato chips. christine more has been packing ruffles in her lunch for 20 years. is sharp chip poked her in the back of the throat. she went to the doctor and was diagnosed with carnals. i probably would not have found out for another year. moore said her husband called frito lay to tell them about the story, they sent two t-shirts and best of your lunchd thank you letter and free chips. let's -- a school in the midwest had a problem with a swim club banquet, one of the guests showed up with the
think she'll celebrate with fireworks? yeah. >> reporter: schuylkill expressway expressway eastbound into center city on 76. use the schuylkill expressway or mlk drive reassure facing work continues there with restrictions until 6:30 a.m. in perkiomen township without for resurfacing 29 along gravel pike near high school drive in advance of the opening of the graterford road bridge april 22. that's adjacent to 29. everything will be nice and smooth out in that area, karen. >> reporter: it's chilly in the city, 42 degrees, millville, 30 degrees, 38 in allentown. 34 this morning in reading. so, another cold start, but a nice afternoon. lots of sunshine, warmer than yesterday, closer to average. 8:00 a.m., 43 a few clouds around. 10:00 a.m., 501. bright sunshine, lunchtime,
56 degrees. 3:00 p.m., 61 our high today will be 62 degrees we'll be sitting at that at as you travel out of town, no weather delays. boston 37. green arrow flowing out of town. you can get the system seven-day forecast at 6abc.com/weather. detroit public schools say high amounts of lead or copper have been found in the water system at more than a dozen schools. the district began collecting water samples two week ago. 19 of the 62 buildings tested so far show elevated lead levels. drinking fountains have been shut down and further testing has been planned.
lead causes behavioral problems and sickens adults. school officials in iowa say they will not punish students at a high school event that involved a male stripper who was asked to perform at a synchronized swimming club on friday. an adult ordered the dancer and no one under age was touched nothing illegal occurred. the principal said the school plans to assume strict oversight of the final and leadership activities.
joe sestak supports a plan that the new york timesfactreported makes cuts to social security benefits. and the plan raises the retirement age. it's true. the a.a.r.p. opposed the plan, citing dramatic cuts to medicare benefits. the plan sestak
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on the job for darby's new police chief. virginia price was sworn in last night as the first african-american police chief. chef wants to get a feel for the department she wants better training and improve community police relations. it's tough being in law enforcement given what's happening nationally in law enforce. enforcement. there's a lot of relationships that have to be repaired mainly in law enforcement and the community. i have a good handle on that and i think it will work well. price came from florida where she was a police major. we're following several stories including an ambush on a texas deputy that was a random
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works for all and not just the powerful few. is 6:00 a.m. on this thursday, april 14. we're working on several new and developing stories. flames erupted in philadelphia neighborhood forcing several out and leaving several injured. an armed man establishes a young couple and shoots a bartender. kobe bryant ends his 20 year prorgsal career on the -- crofertional -- professio