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try zyrtec®. muddle no more®. >> ♪ >> developing andbacking right now, two philadelphia police officers were hurt in a hit and run crash and then a car is stolen from the crash scene. we're gathering new information as it comes in. >> developing overnight police arrest a bucks county mother saying that she has confessed to the brutal abuse that killed her own daughter. >> and claiming victory. pennsylvania and delaware go for donald trump and hillary clinton. we'll break down all the big primary results. >> good morning out there. it's 5:30 on this wednesday april 27th. first up let's see what kind of day it's going to be. dave murphy has your accuweather and karen rogers has your commute. good morning. >> that front that came through yesterday with all that warm air ahead of it is parked to our south and we're cooling down. you can see that flash of yellow that box that pops up, that's the thunderstorm watch that was in effect for awhile late yesterday.
it went out last evening and we didn't really see a whole lot of real strong action, a couple of you got a little bit of light pea sized hail and there was a brief wind gust with a couple of storms but that was it. this rain down to the south is pretty close by and it's possible that areas south of philadelphia get clipped with a little shower this morning. and the rest of us might see just a little spritz. 50 degrees beneath mainly cloudy skies in philadelphia currently. 51 in allentown reading and lancaster. 48 trenton, 49 millville, 50 in cape may so light jackets probably work this morning but you probably will want at least an extra layer. on the bus stop this morning mostly cloudy cool 48 degrees by 6 o'clock and by 8 o'clock probably still around 49. and temperatures aren't really going very far today. 54 degrees by 11 o'clock. 58 by 1 o'clock. there is the chance of some sun breaking back into play as we go through the day. i think the best chance is up north. philadelphia and areas to the south might eventually see it later. 3 o'clock 60 degrees and by 6 o'clock, 61 with a high of 62 probably not until about 5 o'clock this afternoon so
we're going wait awhile for that. pollen count is still in the medium high range today but easing back a little bit over the next couple of days but that's because we've got some more rain arriving. i'll have that for you on future tracker6 coming up karen. >> all right dave let's hit the roads right now. we are mostly dry after those storms. now we're looking live in new jersey. if you're coming up from deptford or turnersville this is your ride. 42 northbound looking pretty good at this point. we've got pretty light volume as you head towards your area bridge, the ben franklin, walt whitman in good shape as well. 422 westbound we had construction blocking the ramp to route 23. it is cleared. we could see all lanes opened and looking a lot better right now on 422. on the big picture, overall speeds on the blue route, schuylkill, i-95 mostly in the 50's. we do have lots of ongoing construction that you'll be dealing with. they're still doing the repaving work until 6:30 on kelly drive. watch for. that we of course have portions of monument road closed with that ongoing construction and the walnut lane bridge remains closed. we've been talking about that terrible accident on broad street at parish.
police are asking you avoid the area. stick to the numbered streets instead of broad street. crews are still out there matt and tam. >> that's our breaking news right now. it was a hit and run crash that injured two undercover philadelphia police officers, then a carjacking happened at the same scene. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at one of the crime scenes in north philadelphia to explain. katherine. >> reporter: matt, police are still trying to work out the intricacies of this case and the time line here but no one was seriously injured. we're told the two police officers were taken to hahnemann university hospital where they're being treated and they are expected to be released. one of them does have a concussion but they are in stable condition. we're at the second of the two scenes in north philadelphia at 15th and parish and you can see there are several damaged vehicles here but this whole story is a little confusing so i'm just going start at the top. this all started around 2:00 a.m. at broad street and brown in spring garden. that's when those two plainclothes officers were driving back to central detectives in an unmarked
pickup truck when they were broadsided by another vehicle at the intersection. that striking vehicle took off. the officers were taken to the hospital almost immediately. now, at some point around this time, again police are trying to work on a time line, 33-year-old driver of the white ford that's here at this intersection pulled up to the scene of the accident and told police that he got scared. he told police he got out of his car for some reason. he left the vehicle in drive so the engine was running, the car was moving slowly and then two people separate from the first accident saw the car, they got in it and they took off. according to police, it was not a carjacking. the man was out of the car. they didn't really have any interaction as he told police. the vehicle went south on broad ended up here on 15th street driving the wrong way. they hit the moving car head on. there were multiple people inside that vehicle then hit a parked car. remarkably out of all of this nobody was seriously injured. police are looking for at
least three suspects at least one driver that was in that first vehicle that hit that unmarked police car and two suspects who stole this white vehicle and then apparently they fled on foot. they may have entered a nearby club. the only description police have right now is that one of them was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and when police went into that nearby club to look for them they did find a discarded red hooded sweatshirt. again this all remains under investigation. there are a lot of confusing pieces here that police are trying to work out. we'll bring you any updates as we get them. live in north philadelphia katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> thank you katherine. now to developing news in bucks county. police say a bucks couldn't mother has confessed to causing the death of her two-year-old daughter. details are coming out they are painful to hear. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live outside of falls township police. she's got the full story. excuse me. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam. this morning 23-year-old kayla moore does remain behind bars
without bail. she's charged with can killing her two-year-old daughter and according to police she admitted to kicking her daughter before calling an ambulance on sunday. well, overnight 23-year-old kayla moore faced a judge last night. according to her affidavit she kicked her daughter two-year-old athena wolfe numerous time in the head and the torso. now, this is video from earlier this week where fairless hills police and an ambulance responded to an on sweetbriar road. that was on sunday. athena was helicoptered to could where she died on monday. doctors described athena as a terribly battered and injured child and also say she was malnourished. the medical examiner determined the cause of death forage 13 in a as blunt force trauma. her mother 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." back to you. >> thank you annie. voters in pennsylvania and delaware help donald trump and hillary clinton pad their delegate leads. >> both states voted in favor of the frontrunners. in fact, it was a clean sweep for donald trump winning handily in maryland connecticut and rhode island as well. trump is now calling himself the presumptive nominee. >> clinton made big moves towards the democratic nomination winning every state but rhode island. >> clinton held herjavecer to rally here in philadelphia. she urged sanders supporters to help her unify the apartment. trump went straight for the jugular questioning which's qualifications. >> the only card she has is the woman's card. frankly if hillary clinton were a man i don't think she'd get 5 percent of the vote. >> well f-fighting for women's healthcare and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in. >> clinton now has a 90 percent lead when it comes
to the delegates needed for the nomination. trump is urging his opponents to drop out. the only local primary remaining to go is the one that will be in new jersey and the voter there is will head to the polls on june 7th. >> it is 5:38 and philadelphia congressman chaka fattah will not be going back to washington for a 12th term. the democrat conceded defeat last night to state representative dwight evans. evans refused to bring up his opponent's corruption scandal while speaking to reporters. >> i think that's the way things are. you remember i specifically never talked about the issue despite the fact that people wanted to bring it up. there 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. >> fattah faces a federal trial in mid may for racketeering and bribery charges. >> the general election for pennsylvania attorney general will be in an all montgomery county matchup.
josh shapiro will face john rafferty of lower providence. >> so many people told us along the way that a pragmatic 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 responsibility back to the office of attorney general. >> incumbent kathleen kane decide not to run for reelection as she continues to deal with the fallout from her perjury case. >> enjoying some really warm temperatures around here. it's going to end but it's not like it's going to be freezing, right. >> no, it's comfortable enough i guess but you probably will want a jacket handy over the next several days more than you did the last few. go ahead and take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan. rain down to the south of philadelphia. looks like dover or areas near it might be getting a little sprinkle. the farther south you are through the region the better
chance you have of a little bit of that popping through particularly in the morning. as we take a look outside we have cloudy skies over the airport. a little bit windy at times but not all that severe wind-wise today and generally speaking just cool and, well, cloudy. 50 degrees is your current temperature, some suburbs are in the 40's. winds east-northeast at 8 miles per hour so not all that strong right now. future tracker6 picking up the rain story and the cloud story. you can see how we are really under the clouds and as we go through the morning a couple of little sprinkles here or there through the main portion of the region. there is a chance of some of that sweeping through areas to the south maybe a brief hour long shower, something like that. then as we get later into the afternoon up until about 6 o'clock, there is the chance that we start to see some clearing and the return of sun. now i think the best chance of that happening is up in the lehigh valley and in the northern suburbs. it will happen sooner there but even by 6 o'clock there's the chance that we're starting to get some of that back in play. if we're real lucky we'll get it in by maybe 3, 4 o'clock.
clouds in the morning and eventually trying to poke some holes in the clouds in the afternoon. 49 degrees by 8 o'clock, 51 by 10 o'clock, by noon 56 degrees and we stay a loot cooler today. by 3 o'clock 60 and our high is going to be 62. he probably won't hit it until 5 o'clock. by then most of us are starting to see some sunshine back in. high temperatures across the region a little bit milder up north where we have that increased chance of sunshine a little bit earlier. 62 up and down the i-95 corridor. 60 in millville and the mid to upper 50's down the shore today. kind of cool. then tomorrow we've got a frontal boundary that's parked to the south today triggering the cloud cover and the instability pushing a little bit closer to us and away a wave coming along that will bring a round of rain. cool tomorrow a high of 61 degrees and some rain possible in the morning just briefly but the main batch of it probably coming in during the afternoon, maybe around two or 3 o'clock. you can see how it's not real intense but off and on showers straight into the evening. your exclusive accuweather
7-day forecast cooler today 62 degrees mostly cloudy skies with some late sun possible. cloudy tomorrow with some afternoon rain as you just saw. some in the morning but most of it in the afternoon, 61 degrees light to moderate rain. and then clouds and some sun on friday a high of 60 and there could be residual showers around there. heading into the weekend it looks partly sunny on saturday, a high of 66 degrees. another 66 on sunday but sun in the morning will give way to increasing clouds. late in the day or at night there's a chance of rain arriving and then we get into monday and tuesday. well, it does look unsettled with rain at times, maybe a monday thunderstorm an couple more showers on tuesday. >> okay, thank you david. it's now 5:42 and can coming up on "action news" police arrested a western pa bus driver after a child was hurt honoring her unusual and dangerous request. we'll have those details. >> a scandal emerges in the san francisco police department over racist text messages and it is not the first time. karen. >> we're on the schuylkill expressway and looking pretty good here approaching girard.
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adventure aquarium there in camden. it's 5:46. >> i love the sea horses karen and i like to pet the little sharks. >> you do like to pet the sharks, hm? surprise they don't take a bite of you. [laughter] >> let's check your suburban traffic report time right now. if you're headed out early this morning, we're looking live here in montgomery township. if you're coming down from doylestown or chalfont you'll take dekalb pike here we are at knapp road, very quiet. one or two cars moving but you're clear and dry and looking pretty good right there. we have an issue over here that popped up on the maps in lower moreland. hair wood road at valley road watch for a new accident coming in right now. also fire department activity happening right now in cheltenham at ashbourne road on the spring avenue. we have crews on the scene. look for restrictions. in your commuter traffic report if you're coming in this morning in new jersey from cherry hill you're going
head out to 70 up and over the ben franklin bridge, no report the problems. in fact waze showing us an easy 16 minute ride from cherry hill to center city so looking good. did you catch the double rainbow yesterday? it was beautiful. i don't know if you can see from these pictures that i snapped. here's probably a better shot where you can see after the storm, it was really beautiful i posted a nice video on my facebook page but gorgeous double rainbow. today things are a little cooler behind those storms. 50 degrees in philadelphia but today we're staying in the 60's. none of that summer-like weather we had in the past couple days. tam. >> thank you karen. a former school bus driver has been charged with endangering an 11-year-old student. she asked him to get off the bus and move a downed live power line. it happened in the penn school district on april 15. the bus company removed patricia ryan as a driver later that day. thankfully the boy's hand while burned was not seriously hurt. investigators say they found the missing data recorder for the missing cargo
ship el faro. it got caught in the path of hurricane joaquin. all 33 people on board died. investigators hope that the data recorder will help them determine why the ship was in the storm's path in the first place from the washington redskins petitioned the us supreme court to weigh in on the controversy surrounding the team's name. the nfl franchise is also insisting on the court to join its case with an asian rock band from portland. it wants to trademark its name which also happens to be a disparaging term for asians. the redskins have also been trying to protect their own naming rights ever since a federal judge o ordered the patten and trademark office to cancel the team's trademark registration last year. >> associate exploded when governor christie's wife appeared to throw shade at donald trump. >> delaware national guard has its cake and eats it too the a familiar shape. yeah, it's a cake.
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>> the delaware national guard showed off a pretty boss desert this edible replica of their state headquarters was crafted by buddy valastro car of the cake boss. he made the cake for the military ball over the weekend. guardsman who couldn't attend the event still got to enjoy a slice during yesterday it's presentation. >> you go up there, you're like i'll take the parking spot. >> i always wantd that parking spot. >> that was really impressive, right. let's take you outside right now and see if we can impress you with the roads. probably not. this is i-95 at the commodore barry bridge. that's northbound traffic on your right-hand side. if you're heading up towards the airport, you're looking okay on i-95. you got no problems out there right now with all lanes opened. we do have some fire department activity not far from there, though. this is coming in to us from chester.
this is new on central avenue between ninth and tenth street. watch for crews on the scene david. >> wakeup temperatures are about 50 this morning. we're dressing the kids in jacket and notice how we're keeping them dressed a little bit warmly this afternoon as temperatures are going to be a lot cooler. winds not that strong, 10 miles per hour in philadelphia, 12 in wilmington and millville, single digits in some of the northern suburbs so you don't have a whole lot of wind to deal with. as we roll through the day 48 degrees by 7 o'clock, 51 by 10 o'clock, fairly cloudy, might even still be cloudy at noon with that 56-degree high. cool enough for jackets in through here and probably in the afternoon as well. we're going for a high of 62. we won't hit that until very late in the days, probably around 5 o'clock and there is the chance of some sun breaking back into play as the day goes on but it's a little bit iffy, better chance up north. down south you might have a harder time for that. also a shower possible at a, especially down south butter mainly dry, matt. >> thanks, david. you can get the seven-day forecast and a live look at storm tracker6 radar at at
6abc.com/weather. police officers sending racist and homophobic texts. san francisco's police chief says three officers quit or retired after they were caught sending text messages to each other disparaging blacks latinos and others. the chief says he's seeking the firing a fourth officer. it's the second such text messaging scandal to shake the department since 2014. a texas woman wants to put an end to mom shaming over her daughter's motorcycle ride. mallory torres says she didn't think twice when her boyfriend picked up her seven-year-old on his back. torres argued the couple did nothing illegal under texas law and the child was protected by a full face helmet vest and gloves. torres and her boyfriend are also planning an event in may for motorcycle safety awareness month. >> ♪
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mother and baby daughter were all killed and four others managed to make it out despite being trapped at first and survived the blaze. investigators say the crime stemmed from a "bar fight and pride." witness recently helped detectives pin point rivera as thing a sealant. >> the first lady of new jersey is trending because of her facial expression during donald trump's victory speech. governor christie and his wife were standing behind the republican 41. then trump started to slam hillary clinton. watch as mrs. christie's face changes. judge for yourself. social media users noted a sudden shift. some even said she rolled her eyes. the christies did not offer a comment just yet. >> it is 5:57 and we continue to follow breaking news. a hit and run that injures philadelphia police and sets off a wild chain of events. we're live at one of those scenes. >> industry analysts wonder if we have hit smartphone saturation.
>> ♪ >> "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 27th. >> and breaking right now, "action news" is on the scene of a hit and run crash that involved two plainclothes philadelphia police officers. a live report is coming up. >> a traffic tragedy in delaware. a person is dead after a car that they were in flipped over several times. >> pennsylvania voters hand donald trump and hillary clinton big wins during tuesday's contest and head one step closer to their party's nominations. >> but let's talk a little bit about weather and traffic and go on over to karen and david. good morning. >> good morning, everybody. it's definitely cooler this morning. a little bit breezy here on