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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 is 4:30 a.m. on this wednesday april 27th. >> a mother is behind bars this morning charged with the death of her two-year-old daughter. we'll be live in bucks county with the latest. >> a driver becomes trapped in his vehicle in delaware. >> results are in from the pennsylvania and delaware primaries. >> bumming down the heat a little bit. let's turn to meteorologist, david murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> most definitely going to be a cooler day, no doubt about that. take a look as cloud cover is still socking us in. we had a thunderstorm watch for awhile yesterday.
you can see that yellow box but nothing of super significance arrived last nightly we did get a couple thunderstorms that produced a couple of brief small wind gusts and a little pea sized hail. frontal boundary still just to our south and that's going to keep us beneath the clouds this morning and the farther north you go the better chance you have of seeing some action today in terms of sunshine. there's a little bit of a shower possible popping through as well. temperatures this morning only 50 degrees in philadelphia with winds sweeping in off the ocean above that frontal boundary. 51 degrees in allentown, 50 wilmington, 48 this morning in trenton, 50 in cape may so definitely a morning for jackets and this afternoon probably a little bit cooler, too. 48 degrees by 6 o'clock. 49 degrees by 8 o'clock on the bus stop, mostly cloudy and certainly cool. as we roll through the day, yeah, different kind of day than yesterday. 50 degrees by 9 o'clock, 54 by 11 o'clock. we'll struggle to get to 60 by about 3 o'clock and i don't think we're getting much higher than about 62 degrees. i could see he that happening rather late in the day, maybe 5 o'clock and i am allowing
for some sunshine coming back later today but i think the best chance of that is in the northern part of the region. if you're from philadelphia south it will be a little bit more of a battle and cans researchers we have somewhat milder air coming back in the seven-day forecast. details coming up. >> all right dave. we have an accident we're starting with this morning. it's on 202 right at foulk road. watch for this. the accident currently blocking the left lane so look for this accident early this morning on 202. let's go outside live, this is the vine street expressway. we can see very quiet out there. just a few cars westbound headed towards the schuylkill. eastbound no problems. all lanes opened. no overnight construction so in both directions you're looking good and they're not closing the vine overnight this week so that's pretty good. we're looking live on i-95 northbound approaching the blue route. once again we've got construction. you can see penndot with the arrow board blocking the two right lanes today as well as the ramp so watch for that. yesterday they were running late and it caused a big delay
on i-95. at this point we can see the construction is still out there but scheduled to clear at 5:00 a.m., matt. >> thank you karen. we'll have the latest results from the primary election in a moment but first we're following a developing story. a judge arraigned a bucks county mother overnight. police say she confessed to causing the wounds that eventually killed her two-year-old child. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live at the falls township police department with the full story. annie. >> reporter: and matt, this morning 23-year-old kayla moore is now behind bars without bail charged with killing her young daughter just a two-year-old. now, she apparently admitted to police that she beat her daughter before calling an ambulance. well, overnight 23-year-old kayla moore faced a judge during a and arraignment after her arrest last night. according to an affidavit she admitted to police she kicked her daughter a two-year-old athena wolfe numerous time in the head and in the torso. now, this is video from monday where fairless hills police
and an ambulance responded to an apartment on sweetbriar road. athena was helicoptered to chop where she later died. doctors describe athena as a terribly battered and injured child and also said she was malnourished. the medical examiner determined the cause of death as blunt force trauma. moore is now officially charged with criminal homicide aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. reporting live in fairless hills, annie mccormick channel6 "action news." tam. >> thank you, annie. >> ♪ and as it's been predicted donald trump and hillary clinton are both dell braiting major victories this morning. these wins put them on that solid ground locking down their party nominations for president. of the five states holding primaries yesterday, clinton claimed pennsylvania, delaware, maryland and connecticut. she also lost rhode island to bernie sanders. over on the republican side trump swept a you will five states. "action news" reporter katherine scott has more on the winners. >> this is a far bigger win
than we even expected. all five. >> reporter: with wins in all five states last night including pennsylvania and delaware, donald trump is the only republican candidate who has the chance of clinching the nomination during primary season. still, ted cruz and john kasich have vowed to keep running with the hope that trump will fall short of the delegates needed to ensure the nomination. as he took the stage at trump tower with his family and yes us chris by his side, trump renewed calls for them to drop out. >> as far as i'm concerned it's over. these two guys cannot win. >> reporter: trump now has his sights set on hillary clinton. >> i think the only card she has is the women's card. she's got nothing else going. and frankly if hillary clinton were a man i don't think she'd get 5 percent of the vote. >> with your help we're going to come back to philadelphia for the democratic national convention. >> reporter: meanwhile hillary clinton spoke to a roaring crowd in philadelphia after wins in four states. she lost rhode island to bernie sanders. she now has 90 percent of the
delegates needed and is urging sanders supporters to help her unify the party. she addressed trump's comments in recent days about her "playing the woman card." >> well f-fighting for family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card then deal me in. >> reporter: katherine scott channel6 "action news." >> in the primary race for pennsylvania attorney general, democratic picked montgomery county commissioner josh shapiro. republicans nominated john raffertrafferty of montgomery c. >> so many people told us along the way that the progressive reformer couldn't win a statewide race. well, friends, we showed them that we could do it, the montgomery county way. >> and i pledge to you that i will bring integrity professional responsibilities
back to their office of attorney general. >> two have vying to succeed democrat kathleen kane who did not seek reelection. she faces trial on charges that she una lawfully leaked grand jury information. now a look at the congressional race. 11 term congressman chaka fattah conceded defeat to state representative dwight evans. this comes from the start fattah's federal corruption trial. evans refused to bring up his opponent's corruption scandal. >> i think that's the way things are and you remember i specifically never talked about the issue despite the fact that people wanted to bring it up. that was not my issue. >> state representative evans is obviously qualified to take on the responsibilities of representing what i think is the best congressional district in the country. >> 6abc.com has a complete list of election results plus a county by county break down in our area in the race for
president. >> and breaking news. action cam is live in spring garden. you're taking a look in the area of broad street and brown street in that section of the city. a wild scene overnight. two undercover officers, philadelphia police officers, were driving in an unmarked truck when they were broadsided by another vehicle at an intersection. somebody saw this go on. a person stopped and they were rendering aid to the officers. they didn't even know they were officers and the car while they were helping the two suspects who broadsided the officers jumped into the good samaritan's vehicle and tried to take off. they ended up hitting a number of parked cars near the scene and then fleeing. so, right now police are looking for those two suspects at the same time the officers we're told were taken to hahnemann hospital where they are expected to be treated and released. hopefully they are in good condition but we'll continue to bring you the latest as we get it in on this breaking story. new this morning a driver was seriously hurt when he lost control and crashed into a utility pole.
this happened in wilmington, delaware, late last night. police say the victim lost control on the washington street bridge near brainerd boulevard. no other vehicles were involved. a preliminary hearing has been set for bill cosby's criminal case in montgomery county. it's scheduled for may 24 in a norristown courtroom. former temple university employee andrea constand says she was drugged and sexually assaulted at cosby's home in 2004. cosby says the encounter was consentual. cosby remains free on a million dollars bail. >> coming up more new stories you didn't see last night. a school bus driver in western pa is accused of ordering a student to get off and move a downed power line. >> a anan indiana homeowner is being sued by the man convicted of burglarizing his house. >> we'll have it all for you in the accuweather 7-day forecast.
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. you're taking a live look here, the view out over philadelphia international airport. right now it is 4:42. a little cooler than it had been some mornings earlier in the week. it's just 50 degrees out there. take that light jacket. you'll be happy you did. >> are we starting a trend dave murphy? >> we are. we're going to be a little bit cooler this next seven-day period than we were the last seven-day period certainly. storm tracker6 live double scan shows we are mainly dry. don't be surprised if you see a little sprinkle or spritz during the day. if you're down the shore as you'll see it might be a little better chance of that. as we take a look outside we have sky6. temple university camera looking south along broad street and you can see that there's a lot of cloud cover above the center city skyline. temperature currently is 50 degrees, some suburbs in the 40's and your winds out of the northeast at 12 so definitely a jacket good idea this morning. it's not terrifically cold but it is a little bit on the chilly side. future tracker6 showing you a little bit more shower
activity than we've actually got right now but i do think the model has the right idea. up until 12 o'clock or so there's the chance especially south of philadelphia of a brief shower popping through. now, the reason is that cold front that came through last night triggering some showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. it's stalled just to our south close enough where you could still pick up some precipitation today. all the way up to 6 o'clock a little bit more of a prong kell or shower possible. as we go through the day looks like we'll start out fairly cloudy. 42 intrees by 8 o'clock, too, chilly. 51 degrees by 6:00. in the afternoon a chance of sun coming back. areas north you might see it before then. 60 degrees by 3 o'clock though. yesterday we got up into the mid 80's across much of the region. today a high of just 62 and we'll probable have to wait until about 5 o'clock to see that. some sun possible especially in the northern half of the region. the farther south you go the harder time you'll have
getting the sun come back. 65 is the high in allentown and reading, a little bit milder as well because this is the area where you're liable to see some sunshine breaking back. in the i-95 corridor 62, incident millville and probably only the mid-50's down by the can cool ocean water. tomorrow it looks like we get up to 61 degrees so a similar temperature but we are looking at a warm front pushing back into the region that will trigger rain particularly in the afternoon and evening. doesn't look like a real washout but a quarter to half inch is possible especially during the afternoon and evening. future tracker tomorrow morning does have a little bit of a shower early on so it could be that we have something to show you but the rest of the morning looks dry and then again by one or 2 o'clock you start to see this light to moderate rain beginning to build in and that continues off and on straight through the evening rush hour tomorrow. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, today definitely cooler, mostly cloudy, 62 degrees. hopefully seeing some sun later in the day. the best chance the northern half of the region. tomorrow clouds for the most part during the afternoon and evening we get more rain moving in, 61 is the cool
high. and friday we've got clouds mixing with sun. there could be some residual shower activity in the morning. we're still looking at a slight rebound in temperatures for the weekend. saturday 66 degrees. looks like a pretty nice day for the union and phillies. broad street run probably dry in the morning but there is now the possibility of some showers building in either later in there afternoon or evening on sunday so that's something we'll watch, a high of 66. a few showers and a thunderstorm around on monday, 65. and mainly cloudy and still somewhat unsettled on tuesday. remember, if we're not on the air you can always check out 6abc.com and get the very latest. just go to forward slash weather or click the whether i can couldn't at the top of the page p it will also get you there. you can check out all the shower activity over the next several days. >> so easy. >> thank you david. a former school bus driver lab charged with endangering an 11-year-old students for asking him to get off the bus and move a downed live power line. the incident happened in the
pen trap school district on april 15. the boy's hand was burned but he wasn't seriously hurt. of course his parents were very angry with the driver patricia ryan for getting her child involved this way. >> she put our son in danger that dame he could have died. >> hopefully this woman understands that she put my child's life in danger and, you know, it's unacceptable. >> the bus company removed ryan as a driver later that day. >> new this morning, the steve san francisco is dealing with a widening scandal that involves its police officers sending racist and homophobic texts. san francisco's police chief says a total of three officers have quit or retired after they were caught sending text messages to each other that disparage blacks latinos and other. the chief says he's seeking the firing of a fourth officer. it's the second such text messaging scandal to shake the department since 2014. also new, a man who burglarized a home in indiana is now suing the homeowner.
david bailey broke into a dunkirk home in 2014a security alarm went off and the homeowner david mcloughlin saw the burglar running away from the building and shot him. a jury later convicted mcloughlin of criminal recklessness. bailey pleaded guilty to the burglary and now two years later that burglar has filed a civil suit saying the homeowner should have used reasonable care when he left his property and fired his weapon. >> the washington redskins have petitioned the supreme court to weigh in on a controversy surrounding the team's name. the nfl franchise request coincides with another case catch, the attention of the high court and that one a rock band in oregon is trying to trademark a name that is a disparaging term for asian. the redskins have been trying to protect their own naming rights ever since a federal judge ordered the patent and trademark office to cancel the team's trademark registration last year. >> still to come on "action news" governor christie's wife is trending on social media
>> ♪ >> it is a nice morning, isn't it? let's check the traffic for you as you're heading out. we're looking live at 202. this is at falk road. we have an accident blocking the left lane in both directions of 202 so watch for this accident out there this morning. roads are basically dry from those thunderstorms that moved through. pennsylvania turnpike eastbound between bensalem and delaware valley, we have construction out there. it's blocking the right lane. you can see the areas of yellow indicating a slow go with a lane being blocked here on the turnpike eastbound. i've 95 northbound let's check on the construction at the blue route. penndot is widening out because you can see the crews out there picking up the cones getting ready to clear this construction. it was scheduled to clear at 5:00 a.m. looks like they're doing it on advertisement it had been blocking the two right lanes and the off ramp on i-95 northbound approaching the blue route. things looking betterment you remember yesterday it was late running so things looking better there now. we have a new accident but should be clearing shortly. it's involving a pedestrian on broad street at parish street
and burlington bristol bridge the overnight construction cleared early so the bridge is opening if you need to take it go right ahead, matt and tam. >> thank you karen. the first lady of new jersey is trending this morning for her facial expressions during donald trump's victory speech. mary pat christie and governor chris christie were all smiles standing behind the republican frontrunner. then trump started to slam hillary clinton. watch mrs. christie's face and judge for yourself. social media users seem to notice a sudden shift some say she even rolled her eyes during the remarks. chris christie is a rumored potential running mate for trump. no comment from him just yet. >> time for your first look at business here at the big board. more than 4.5 million pounds of chicken products are under recall. pilgrim's pride says plastic was found in its chicken nuggets. the u.s.d.a. also found wood rubber and metal in other products. the affected items were also sold under golden kissed farms, pierce and sweet georgia brand names. there's a full list that you
can go to on 6abc.com to make sure you don't have these products in your home. major stock indices mixed yesterday and futures points to a lower open. chipotle posted its first ever quarterly loss. the chain lost $26 million in the first three months of the year. chipotle has been hit with food safety issues that have forced a temporary closure at some of its stores. >> it's 4:53. developing this morning delaware state police are investigating a deadly crash on route 202. we've got details coming up at 5:00 a.m. >> up next a texas mother defends herself after posting a photo that shows her seven-year-old daughter riding on the back of a motorcycle. >> ♪
>> new this morning a texas mother is under fire for posting a photo showing her young daughter riding on the back of a motorcycle. mallory torres says it was her boyfriend who picked up her seven-year-old daughter on the bike. the picture has sparked outrage on social media. torres is firing back at her critics. >> people will put their kids in sports. my daughter likes to be on a motorcycle. they're both dangerous. yes, one is more dangerous than the other. but just because it's dangerous for anybody to be on a motorcycle doesn't mean that they shouldn't be on a motorcycle. >> john hayes torres' boyfriend says he has been riding for more than 20 years and the child only rides with him when she wears a full face
helmet vest and gloves. texas state motorcycle law only prohibits passengers under the age five. >> new this morning, a california mother wants her autistic child to wear a gps tracking device to school. darcy cotton says it will prevent her six-year-old daughter jayden from wandering. the tracking device is attached on a belt and can't be removed without a key but the school district fighting cotton's request saying it's currently not a medical necessity or under jayden's individualized education program. the superintendent has agreed to work with cotton to find a solution. >> 4:57. coming up on "action news," stop hugging your dog. in the name of science. a professor says his research indicates loving your dog could do more harm than good. >> police are searching for a man wanted in connection with an attack at a burlington county wawa. we'll tell you more about that story and more when "action news" comes right back. >> ♪
>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday april 27th. here's what's happening. >> pennsylvania voters hand donald trump and hillary clinton big wins during tuesday's contest and head one step closer to their party's nominations. >> a traffic tragedy in delaware. a person is dead after a car they were in flipped over several times. >> and breaking right now "action news" is on the scene of a hit and run crash that involves two plainclothes philadelphia police officers. a live report is coming up. >> but first up let's take a look at what you can expect with your accuweather today and a look at your commute. we've got dave murphy and karen rogers.