tv Action News at 430 AM ABC February 10, 2017 4:30am-5:00am EST
>> good morning everyone it is 4:30 a.m., friday, february 10. we're following several breaking stories, a tanker crash and fuel spill in bucks county has prompted dozens of evacuations overnight. philadelphia police put a stop to an armed home invasion and saved two women. >> reporter: the senate spends the night confirming one of president trump's cabinet trip. >> we have schools starting on delay, but first up, david and karen.
>> reporter: we're looking at a better satellite image, we have decent winds dieing down a little bit and more clouds come in later today and sprinkle or shower later tonight, north of philadelphia. in fact it would be snow up north. talking the poconos, and a passing snow shower. most of us dry. 24 degrees on the bus stop, we're colder. 22 in allentown. 20 in reading, 24 in millville. 21 in trenton. even though the winds were not as strong as yesterday we're looking at windchills making it feel like the single digits in the northern and western suburbs and 14 in philadelphia. as we go through the day, it stays on the cold side. 22 degrees, noon, 29, bright. the clouds gather as the day goes on. 3:00 p.m., 34. that's the high. 33 by 5:00 p.m., 32 by 7:00 p.m. brisk and cold today. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, with a
warmup for the weekend that's all coming up. >> reporter: the big story is coming from warrington bucks county. we have an overturned tanker between bristol road and street road. they have a fuel spill. they have a tanker uprighted they have to deal with the mess before reopening it. in the meantime, easton road is shut down in warrington bucks county, use 309 to get around that problem right now. let's go live on the schuylkill expressway past 202 eastbound traffic heading toward the blue route, eastbound we had an accident in the area, all lanes blocked for over an hour, it's clear and open and looking dry. the sun and the wind helped to dry out most of the roads. watch for a slick spot or two, more especially if you travel north of the city. >> let's get back to the breaking story you mentioned. dozens were evacuated from their home when a tanker truck
crashed, thousands of gallons of fuel spilled along route 611 in warrington. katherine scott is live on the scene. >> reporter: matt, i spoke to the fire chief he said a hundred residents were evacuated as a precaution. at 2:00 a.m. they were allowed to return home. they are trying to clear the scene and they trying to upright the tanker that overturned and of course, there was a subsequent fuel spill. this happened at route 611 and oxford drive. a driver of the pick up truck in the southbound lanes lost control and crossed over to the northbound lanes, that's when the pick up was hit by a tanker truck which was carrying gasoline. one of the driver sustained minor injuries, the tanker truck
leaked 4,000 gallons of fuel, it went into a storm sewer, a contractor connected to the tanker was called in for the cleanup. residents were warned there might be a lingering smell of gas in the air until the cleanup is over. red cross had a temporary shelter set up at an elementary school. they were allowed to return home at 2:30 a.m. this morning. they are hoping to get the road open for the morning rush. the target time is at 6:00 a.m., we'll see how the cleanup progresses. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that katherine. breaking this morning, two women rescued from an armed home invasion by police in philadelphia. annie mccormick is live on the scene in southwest philadelphia,
good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tamala, the suspects are in custody, the victims are being interviewed by police so they get a better understanding about what happened. it was a violent home invasion, if neighbors had not noticed that something was off and police responded when they did, the two women would not have been rescued. 2 men burst into the home and tied up two women in their 0s and neighbors heard screams and called 911. police saw a mantua map. a man with a map. the victim described to police what first happened. >> she was in the kitchen cooking in the rear of the home for her son that comes home at
2:00 a.m. they kicked through the door and put a knife to her throat and started asking where the money was, she take her upstairs, she started screaming, they punched her in the face, they threatened to kill her and tied her you happen and tied a piece of rope around her neck, also. >> reporter: police say the victims are okay, the three men were armed two with a gun, one with a knife. police say they are investigating this, it's still early, there have been a string of home invasions targeting people in the asian community who owns businesses. the two women do not own the business, but her son works in a restaurant and they seeing if there's any connection there. if you have any information contact police, 215-546-tips. and channel 6 "action news." an 18-year-old man was shot
and killed as he sat inside his own home in west oak lane around 11:45 p.m. the gunman opened fire through the window and the front door. the man ran to a neighbor's house and collapsed. he was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. investigators in the lehigh valley want to know if an argument inside a shopping mall led to a deadly hit-and-run. an 18-year-old was struck and killed on 248 in palmer township the driver took off. hailey and a friend were at the palmer park mall earlier in the evening. mall security officers asked them to leave because the two were arguing. the hit-and-run happened after that. no charges have been filed, police would not confirm if they have anyone in custody. "action news" obtained
surveillance video of suspected serial robbers. the video shows the pair holding up a subway restaurant in philadelphia. police believe they hit four pharmacies in the city. the senate confirmed president trump's pick for health and human services. tom price has been pushing to dismantle the affordable care act. meantime, the federal appeals court refused to reinstate the travel ban on seven nations. moments after the ruling the president tweeted in all caps, see you in court adding that the security of our nation is at stake. the trump administration could take the case to the supreme court or file a motion with the same appeals court to reconsider. president trump signed three more executive orders yesterday, jeff sessions has
been ordered to establish a new task force on crime reduction and public safety and cracking down on drug cartels and use existing federal law to prosecute those who commit crimes against police. a passenger at jfk airport looks out her window and sees another plane on fire. a gunman out west robs a girl scout and her mother as they are selling cookies. >> reporter: we're cold on the bus stop this morning, if you're dressing the kids, bundle them up, scarves not a bad idea, windchills in the single digits in some outlying suburbs, i'll be back with the afternoon call, of course, we'll set you up for the weekend, which does look milder. >> yesterday's snow gave way to
deep freeze cold. whipping winds will make it feel colder any snow melt has probably refrozen as ice. frigid temperatures and single digit windchills are leaving people stranded. calls for aaa left everybody very busy yesterday. >> bethlehem, they did get more snow up north. >> reporter: the snow melt might be creating black ice. my sidewalks were okay be but i. storm tracker 6 live double scan you can see there's a lack of precipitation which is always nice, as we look outside, it is cold out there, appropriate that we're looking at the rothman ice rink dilworth park next to city
hall. anybody walking around out there, got the hats and the extra gear on. the temperature, 24 degrees, winds out of the west at 10 miles per hour. that's giving you a windchill down in the mid teens in and around the city and some suburbs in the single digits. definitely a morning for all that extra gear. satellite shows you the cloud cover has cleared out overnight. there's sunshine to the west that will give way to clouds for the rest of the day, 22 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 25 by 10:00 a.m. noon, close to 30. we'll get over freezing for several hours, but only to 34 and windchills will make it feel like the 20s. by 6:00 p.m. back down to the freezing mark. high temperatures 29 in allentown. 30 in reading, just barely cracking the freezing mark in trenton. 32 in lancaster. 34 in philadelphia and wilmington. south, a couple of spots get up to 36. not much different from north to
south we'll be cold all the way. future tracker 6 picking up the windchills, this morning we're at 11 or so in philadelphia. during the noon hour it will feel like the teens and down around 20 in philadelphia and the winds ease back a little bit later on. you will still feel like you're in the upper 20s as you head home from work and get ready to head out tonight. if you have plans out, coats and scarves tonight. 32 degrees by 7:00. more of the same up to 11, 30 degrees, mostly cloudy skies and flurries and snow showers will be way up north in the poconos, you don't have to worry about that. we bounce back quickly on saturday, afternoon high of 49 after a cold start. sunday a wave of low pressure comes at us, but it gives us periods of light rain. future tracker 6 shows you between 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. mostly light showers probably north, and the south gets a little bit. not a lot of rain on sunday, but
occasionally damp. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast going for a high of 4 today windchills in the teens in the morning and the 20s in the afternoon. saturday, cloudy, mild, 50 degrees, at night there could rain. cloudy as you usa just rain at times on sunday. 48 degrees is the high there. back to breezy, and bright conditions monday, 43. partly sunny and 46 valentine's day. clouds and sun on wednesday, 47. back to 40 on thursday, there's the possibility of late-day rain or maybe snow again that is thursday. remember when we're not on the air you can get the latest weather information by going to 6abc.com/weather, also a good idea to have that 6abc news app on your smart phone tracking rain and snow live. i love using that app when i feel at home. sparks fly on at jfk international airport. officials say the pilot of a
argentinian flight reported a small fire preparing for takeoff. the plane tack -- taxied back to the gate there were no injuries. a man was missing 36 hours when he was buried alive at the landfill. four other workers survived. the man is likely trapped under 150 feet of garbage and he may be in the heavy machinery he was operating. the company said it is hopeful and considers it a search and rescue operation. a truck driver died after his tractor-trailer was swept off the chesapeake bay bridge in virginia by high winds. the driver was able to climb on top of the floating truck roof, by the time the navy helicopter was ain't to rescue him, he was
unresponsive in the frigid water. officials say high winds caused all this. >> a girl scout and her mom was victims of armed robbery in northern california as they sold cookies. mom and her 12-year-old daughter were selling cookies, a youngman pointed a gun at the mother and ran off. >> they are very concerned about the safety of other girls doing this. >> a police officer bought all of the girl scouts remaining stock of sweets and collected $600 which was donated to the local girl scouts chapter. a fast foods chain warns customers about a data breach. a california student saves a friend from a freak accident on the playground, we'll be right back.
everybody, we're looking live in atlantic city, new jersey, it is cold out there, bundle up. in new jersey not dealing with too many slick spots. the sun and the winds helped to dry out the roads. north of the city a little bit more of an issue where you got snow. this is the overturned tanker truck we've been following
continues to cause a closure 611, bristol road and street road. stick to 309. they have uprighted the tractor-trailer, dealing with the huge fuel spill. in the meantime they shut down 611 easton road. use 309 they hope to allow traffic through during the morning rush. the tacony-palmyra the bridge is up, all traffic stopped. head to the betsy ross bridge at this point which is moving nicely. downed wires an issue at star gazer road. stick to young road. with the strong winds you may encounter a couple of places dealing with the same situation. at the big board, arby's is warning customers about a data breach. it happened between october 25th and january 19th at company owned
restaurants not the franchise locations. they are advising customers to keep an eye on statements for unauthorized activity. ll bean is offering retirement bone -- bonuses and rethinking their free shipping and returns. move over, mcdonald's is testing a new sands witch, a snow crab sandwich mix with mayo and lettuce and ketchup on a sour dough bun. a 9-year-old is called a hero for saving his friends in
his houston area school playground. a rope wrapped around his neck and he was hanging. his friends ran up the ladder and untied the jump rope. >> raul helped him get free. those precious seconds could have turned into a tragedy for our family. >> nick is wearing a neck brace, but expected to make a full recovery. >> breaking overnight, home invaders tie up two women, attendtive neighbors alert helped police rescue them. a fast food manager helps bring a baby into the world when a customer goes into labor, that story is coming up.
>> ouch a member of the ucla cheerleading squad hit the ground not once, but twice, during the time out in the second half. a man carried her off the floor and he slipped on a bag and dropped her to the floor again. thankfully everybody will be okay. neighbors outside of charleston, south carolina say the gator in the community is turning orange. they say the color change could
be from an environment factor like. it will shed its skin and return to it's normal shade. a customer left the restroom saying the woman was in labor. the manager went into the bathroom and found the woman in the stall. my first instinct, i don't want to, but i ended up going in there and helping her with the baby. >> store employees wrapped the baby into a jacket until first responders arrived and took her to the hospital. >> breaking news out of bucks county, toicials have a just re-- officials have just removed the leaking tanker truck, we'll have the latest. a driver loses control and slams into a home. the video is coming up on "action news."
>> good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m., friday, february 10 here's what's happening. >> breaking right now an overturned tractor-trailer in bucks county has created a huge mess, a major highway is closed and 100 people were evacuate because of leaking fuel. find out why a cop ended up in a dance off after he responded to a 911 call, he's got some moves. i think he won that one.