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on this friday, manner 24 we're followin march 24, we're following breaking news. >> a man opens a door in the tacony section to find a man pointing a gun in his face. we're live on the scene. two people are found dead inside an apartment in burlington county. we have a live report as police work the scene. after days bundling up you can break out the short sleeves again, and very soon. >> david murphy has weather, and matt pellman has traffic with a big problem on the schuylkill expressway. >> reporter: a vehicle fire continues to block the ramp from the schuylkill expressway westbound to go north on the route 1 boulevard toward the
twin bridges. you can see drivers slowing down saying my ramp is closed what now do i do. there were three vehicles involved in the accident, one caught fire and two people were trapped in one of the vehicles. it is a nasty scene. the ramp is closed. go to city avenue you can flip there or bail at montgomery drive and take it over to the mlk and work through east falls. mlk drive was closed overnight by for construction by the art museum. no issues on the vine expressway. no issues there. i-95 is looking good. delco, watching a crash on the blue route, 476 northbound side north of the mcdade boulevard. the good news that accident is gone. both lanes reopened. cross that off the list, 476 back in business looking better. this is in the process of wrapping up in mercer county
overnight construction blocking the ramp to route 1 southbound to whitehead road that is cleared out of the way. millville, cumberland county 55 construction southbound near 49. >> reporter: we have clouds sweeping in, if you get early sunshine it will be fading behind the clouds, you can see mixed precipitation developing in northwest pennsylvania. there's a winter weather advisory in the poconos and points north. this kicks in at 8:00 a.m. anne ends at 1:00 p.m. because of light freezing rain possible. surface temperatures maintaining sub freezing conditions in the poconos in early afternoon. we're above freezing in philadelphia, only boy a degree, 33. 33 in a allentown. 29 in trenton. 31 in wilmington. 26 in millville. not a lot of wind out there, we won't bother you with
windchills, but you want the winter coat. things improve, 38 by 7:00 a.m. 54 by 3:00 p.m., 55 late in the afternoon by 4:00 p.m. 53 by 7:00 p.m. a couple of showers in through here in the northern suburbs and in the poconos freezing rain. gets warm tomorrow, the the latest on that accuweather coming up. >> breaking overnight, a man said he opened the door to find another man pointing a gun at him. there was a scuffle and a man got shot. katherine scott is live in the tacony section with more on the story. >> reporter: the suspect is in critical condition in the hospital, the resident and the resident's friend who shot the weapon is being interviewed by northeast detectives. you can see there are police vehicles parked outside the home in tacony where this happened. it happened inside the entryway
at the corner of haggerman and benefiter. the person who rent the second floor apartment answered the door. when he opened the door, a man was pointing a gun at him. they wrestled in the entryway. the friend saw the incident and got a gun and shot the suspect. the two men are cooperating with the police, they said they didn't know who he was and why he came to the apartment. police covered both weapons at the scene. live in tacony, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that. now on to some developing news, detectives are on the scene ofb. police were called to the fox meadow apartments in maple shade after 9:00 p.m. last night. two bodies were discovered inside an apartment unit. a heavy police preference remains at the scene this
morning. police and county officials are being tight lipped about the investigation. "action news" is there on the scene working for more details, so stay with us, here and at 6abc.com for the latest on the developing story. new information this morning, septa police say they have arrested all the suspects involved in a fight in center city. they hauled in 11 teens yesterday. the fight took place at the race vine septa station where one of the passengers took the video. police say fights like this are becoming more common. they are beefing up patrols on the subways every afternoon after school let's out. a man is recovering this morning following a shooting at a playground in wilmington. shots rang out before 9:00 p.m. at #th anticipate pine street -- 7th and pine street. the man ran three blocks before collapsing. the victim is in critical condition. information about a suspect has not been released. a moment a gas station attendant was held up in evesham
afternoon at route 70 indeo. marlton. the victim handed over cell phone and cash, but was not seriously hurt. commuters who ride crowded septa regional rail trains will have more options when it comest is bowing 45 double decker coaches. it will cost $137 million. septa is doing that to accommodate growing ridership they will be delivered in 2019. >> it was cold this week, but now we're getting to the good part. >> reporter: we are, today it will be milder anticipate tomorrow -- and tomorrow, just super. storm tracker 6 live showing we have clouds sweeping in over the ben franklin bridge, while there's early sun we'll cloud up for a time before we get later
day sun returning in the afternoon. 33 degrees in philadelphia. off to another cold start but not as bad as yesterday in the low 20s, 33 in wilmington, 26 in millville not much wind. future tracker 6 shows you how we get later in the morning, there's a chance of precipitation moving into the northern and western suburbs. up in the poconos you see the blue on the radar there's a chance of light freezing rain, if you have plans to drive up to the poconos get going early this morning, ahead of this, otherwise you might be dealing with some of the frozen stuff. after that 1:00 p.m. that issues subsides, after 2:00, all of the showers which are mainly in the northern areas are out of here. we're looking at lightning of the sties and returning -- skies and returning sunshine today. lehigh valley sun and showers possible, 46 degrees the high there. at the shore, clouds and sun, breezy, high of 50 degrees which is above average.
in philadelphia we're going for 55 degrees right around average for this time of the year. clouds and sun later on in the day. a bit on the breezy side with winds running ten 20 miles per hour. although this morning they are not that bad. overnight tonight, milder air surges in from the south, we get a breeze 8 to 16 miles per hour. the low cannot go below 50 in philadelphia. that means you'll start out mild saturday morning. saturday overall looks like a day that features sun and clouds. to the north there are showers, but daytime is mostly dry around the area, but it will be really warm. tomorrow's high, 72 degrees, one caveat i will throw in there, at the shore you'll have enough of a fetch to hold the the 50s. sunday, 52 degrees we have
clouds and light drizzle at times. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, clouds for the most part in the morning with a passing shower particularly in the northern areas and getting milder and brighter later in the day. tomorrow, clouds and sun, 72. warm and comfortable. sunday, mostly cloud, going down to 53 for the high, 9 rain and drizzle will be centered in the day anticipate at night. monday, 67 degrees, that 67 is if a stalled springtime frontal boundary is stalled. tuesday, 62 a shower and under the influence of the frontal boundary that will in the neighborhood. we'll get on the dry side of that on wednesday, high of 61 partly sunny skies on thursday, another high in the low 60s. >> a lot of 60s, spring really is here. >> 5:09.
there's a desperate search underway nearly a dozen african-american and latino girls in the washington, d.c. area have gone missing and people are demanding answers from police. a driver was trapped inside this burning car and had the chance to thank those who risked their lives to save his. >> reporter: we have the same situation here, this morning, matt, a driver was trapped in a burning car on the schuylkill expressway northbound ramp, that ramp is still closed. we'll have more on that accident on this friday morning. hi
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friday, commodore barry bridge live on sky6 live hd, 33 degrees, starting off once again, quite chilly, getting up to a high temperature of 5 today, you might see rain here or there. >> time to go to matt pellman who was watching an accident on the t just coming in this was a fatal incident good morning. >> reporter: we knew it was a bad one, i was getting ready this morning i heard all the sirens outside. it was a three vehicle accident one vehicle caught on fire, we had people trapped inside the vehicle, word coming in some of the people were killed. "action news" cam on the scene, this was the boulevard ramp from the schuylkill expressway westbound, 76 westbound to one northbound to get up to the twin bridges where the accident happened. you can see the firefighters were on the scene spraying water
on the car that was in flames. the fire is extinguishedded the -- extinguished now, the ramp remains closed. coming back out here, you can see the ramp shut down from the schuylkill expressway westbound to go north on the boulevard. the confused where do i go now, my ramp is closed. go to city avenue and go on the northbound eastbound from the schuylkill expressway. or bail out at montgomery drive and take mlk into east falls and by ridge avenue get on the northbound side of the boulevard. it's time to get suburban odds friday morning. we have a house fire in delaware county, shoe brook lane stay on 452. 476 the crash near mcdade cleared. 476 there was northbound construction approaching the lehigh valley interchange that has cleared out of the way.
exton, chester county, 202 northbound side by the route 30 bypass, a new project they are doing, working on the bridges here over the amtrak track, one of the two lanes blocked they will be doing this overnight for the next number of months. something to watch out for. we had a downed pole in pennsville, salem county closing route 49 by river view beach park. that's cleared out of the way. no issues at the delaware memorial bridge. time for the commuter traffic report brought to you by the waze app. north philadelphia, watching a crash near north 4th street, north of indiana avenue. one of our friends using the waze app reporting that accident. >> half a dozen secret service employees are expected to be disciplined over a security breach at the white house this month. a man jumped several fences and reached a door at the white house on march 10. he was on the grounds for more
than 16 minutes before he was arrested. plump was in florida during the incident. a southern california man got to thank two of the first responders who helped save his life. victor was involved in a fiery crash in november. two people were killed in the crash. police officer pushed his car away from the burning wreckage, so firefighters could pull him out to safety. >> there were a few times when i thought it was either, take me or save me. i got saved. >> i was just doing my job, whatever it took to get him to safety. >> garcia said he has a long way to go in his recovery. a man was left dangling from a highrise in miami florida when the scaffolding he was on lord the man to the grond. after being rescued he was taken to the hospital to be checked. the cause of the collapse is
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>> a firefighters in southern california is hailed a hero for pulling a dog from a burning building. he ran out of the buildings carrying the mixed breed dog, you see there, he spent 20 minutes performing cpr on the dog. >> we had to bring him back, that was my goal. make survive this ordeal. >> he is doing just fine. the dog's owner said she is incredibly grateful.
>> reporter: good ending there, our firefighters have been busy fighting a vehicle fire on the ramp schuylkill expressway westbound to the boulevard northbound, fire is out, but the accident and fire turn out to be fatal. the ramp is closed while they investigate exactly what happened there. you can't exit the schuylkill expressway westbound and get on the boulevard northbound to the twin bridges. things are good so far on mass transit. shut busing on the median elwin line between university city they are working on the cobbs creek viaduct. on the big board we have mainly cloudy skies i don't think, early sunshine, cold on bus stop. instead of the low 20s we're in the 30s between 6 and 8:00 a.m. if you're planning to head out. not a bad day to get stuff done. 33 degrees by 7:00 a.m.
noon, there could showers in particular. in the afternoon centered in the northern areas, freezing rain in the poconos. this afternoon we get sunshine returning we get a high of 5 degrees, we'll hit that at 4:00 p.m. boo 7:00 p.m. holding on to 53. tam? >> in "healthcheck," why people get answer even after eating well and exercising while others do not. new research suggests random chance is a bigger factor than realized. healthy cells when they multiple form unavoidable types in dna. researchers stress a lot of forms of cancer are preventible if you take protective steps. >> 5:22 a.m., up next in the morning buzz, see why target is getting props online for keeping it real. a local teacher could spend
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for the affordable care act stands. >> good morning, it is 5:30 march 24. because of the accident we'll start with matt pellman. david murphy will have the accuweather good morning. >> reporter: i'll tell you guys, traffic wise things have gone from bad to worse on the schuylkill expressway. let's start with what happened overnight. an accident on the ramp schuylkill expressway westbound to the boulevard extension northbound route 1 toward the twin bridges. action cam was on the scene of the crash, a three vehicle accident that sparked a vehicle fire. in the car that was in flames, people were trapped. mess of a situation, the ramp is blocked. you can see that live, crews remain on the scene. here's the problem, the extra problem they have been pacing outline westbound traffic they were forcing people off at montgomery, now looks like they will let the westbound traffic