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>> we're following breaking news. >> let's go over to meteorologist karen rogers in for david murphy.
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>> reporter: you saw from storm tracker 6 live double scan the pluck of what we're looking at is north fortunate city. we watched the showers and thunderstorms come through. most of us will get it. you can see it will hit philadelphia and south jersey, as well. not a lot of lightning embedded in this, nonetheless downpours coming your way. we have two hits of showers and thunderstorms. lots of clouds in place. let's look at the numbers right now. mild currently, 52 in bethlehem. 51 in quakertown after around unseasonable warm day yesterday. 51 in pottstown. 54 in malvern. 54 in center city. 52 in browns mills. 54 in glass borough, new jersey. 55 already in dover, delaware. ahead of the front we'll allow temperatures to jump up to 76 in the city. it will be cooler in some areas north and west. lots of clouds and scattered
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storms this morning and again this afternoon. we'll run it down in the seven-day forecast, matt. >> reporter: you have plenty to talk about, and i do, too, even at this early hour. we're starting with a crash in bucks county blocking the lanes of 413. penndot said this is the end of a police chase that caused the accident. at times some traffic is getting by. for the most part you're being forced off at i-95 northbound at 413. elsewhere in bucks county it is the construction that's blocking the southbound side of 1 at oxford valley road. southbound go with i-95 northbound go with route 1. construction in delco cleared out. there's a crash in schwenksville
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on main street. a little bit of fog. west chester low visibilities along 202. >> thank you matt. breaking news, a gun battle between two men sent bullets flying through the air. one man was wounded another man was asleep in his house was awaken from the sound of a bullet striking his bed post. jeanette reyes has more from the scene. >> reporter: well, matt, one man is in critical condition. another narrowly missed being stopped while he was asleep in bed all this the aftermath of a shootout all this happening blocks away from the police station. philadelphia police say gunshots rang out at the intersection of north 15th and calmly street in the city's logan section. two men in a car had two guns.
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it was clear there was a hail of gunfire at the initial scene. nearby cars were riddled with bullets. police found a window with a bullet hole in it. i narrowly missed a 57-year-old man asleep in his belt. police were -- in his bed post. police were surprised to find out there was a gunshot victim. >> we were notified by einstein hospital that a 29-year-old man showed up and was struck by gunfireness left arm and shoulder and left torso. >> reporter: the shooting victim did undergo surgery. he is in critical condition. authorities are not -- doctors are not sure whether he will pull through. the suspect who are detained are being interviewed by northwest
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detectives. >> breaking this morning, an suv landed upside down after crash into a tree in south jersey, this happened on the 1700 block of street road in gloucester township. the driver and the passenger inside the suv were both injured, an investigation continues this morning into why that driver lost control in the first place. also in gloucester county, a biker appears to be hurt after being hit by a car. you can see how the bike hit the car window in the picture from chopper 6 hd. this happened along the ramp connecting southbound 295 and nearby 130 in west deptford around 8:00 p.m. the victim was rushed to cooper medical center in critical condition. no word on if the driver involved will face charges. overnight french
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investigators found a pump action shotgun and knives inside a car belonging to the gunman in the paris attacks that killed one officer and wounded three other people. looking forward there are a lot of questions how the event will impact the french election which is days away. >> reporter: the iconic champ elysees known as the most beautiful avenue now the scene of ugly terror. 9:00 p.m. a gunman with a military style weapon pull it pp next to a police vehicle and gets out and opens fire. >> i saw a guy shoot on the police and killed one of the police and injured one. i runaway. >> reporter: eyewitnesses recalling the terrifying scene where one police officer was killed and another wounded and bystander hit by gunfire. oneman said the gunman could have shot more innocent people,
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but only targeted police. siren echoed through the corridors usually packed with people it was a scene of panic. police told those nearby to keep their hands up. >> stay back please! >> reporter: within two hours a boast of responsibility by isis all before voters go to the poles. a far right activist with a antiimmigration argument said there's no room for immigrants in france. president trump similar rhetoric speaking out. >> our condoll -- condolences to the people of france, it looks like another terror attack, what can you say? >> reporter: french authorities have not released the suspect's identity, but overnight they searched a home and car as they
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worked to determine if the suspect worked alone. janay norman abc washington. 57-year-old rich adler boyle is charged with -- richard boyle is charged with burglaries since 2012. investigators say he got close to $500,000 and laundered the money through his photography business. >> it's surprising to hear he is an actual real criminal living among you. >> we caught the bad guy, he seemed like a nice guy. >> he faces 200 years of mandatory prison time if convicted. >> today marks phase two of the eric frein murder trial.
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he was found guilty of murdering a state trooper and wounded another. jurors heard from the wife of brian dixon saying it was a lonely life without her husband and her two sons are struggling. scientist festival kicks off in philadelphia. franklin institute organized the festival. this is the festival's 7th year. >> i said before it's a lot fun. 4:39. after overcoming legal hurdleses, arkansas carries out its first execution in a decade. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan we have showers and thunderstorm brewing out to the west. we'll talk about this and the
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the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. >> storms ripped through parts
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of iowa leaving a trail of damage in their wake him these are pictures of a tornado that touched down in carroll county. the roof of a she -- shed was tn off. roots were ripped out of the ground by the storms. >> we have heavy rain off to the west. >> reporter: it's tracking toward the region. we'll get two rounds of it through the morning commute and the evening commute. let's start you off with that look storm tracker 6 live double scan as we look around the area we can see showers and thunderstorms that are brewing through the area right now and i want to go a little closer right now with storm tracker 6 live,
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to give you an idea of our street level view of what's happening. as we zoom in, we can see in lancaster, harrisburg, we have storms. allentown. you're getting wet in the northwest. allentown there's thunderstorms, as well. this is uplifting to the east/northeast and heading to philadelphia. it's already in the lehigh valleys. let's get you outside and show you what it looks like sky6 live hd looking live at city hall. fog is another issue, we have low cloud cover through the region. watch for that as you head out even though we're currently dry at city hall. 56 in reading. 5 in -- 55 in millville be new jersey. the temperatures are mild after being unseasonable warm yesterday. the air is nearly saturated. the pressure is holding steady. the winds are easterly the
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8 miles per hour. the winds are a issue, because a front is coming toward the region, depending on when the wind shifts from the east to the southwest depends on the temperatures today. the ocean temperature, 54 degrees. satellite and radar showing that we have lots of clouds through the area in motion, you can see the showers and thunderstorms firing up ahead of a cold front that doesn't actually hit us until later on this evening. ahead of the front we zoom up with temperatures. what we're watching right now is 73 for the high, there are some areas that may stay in in the 6s especially in the north and west. we could have scattered showers and thunderstorms. certainly lots of clouds today, but not raining all day. early showers and thunderstorms, another chance later on. future tracker shows us 7:00 a.m., scattered showers or thunderstorms, much like yesterday everybody got -- not everybody got them. much of the day will be dry in and out of the clouds. this is a look at 4:30 p.m. where we see cells popping up
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where you could see showers and thunderstorms. book end days once again with both of your commutes being affected by this. 6:30 p.m. this model showing heavier showers hitting south jersey. we'll see a quick change on saturday with late clouds. here's a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 73 degrees, with some scattered showers it's cooler tomorrow, quickly changes to cloudy skies, i think we'll see very little sunshine and 66. the model is differing on the rain saturday night into sunday. we'll see some showers saturday night into sunday, some models suggesting the rain stays to the south. so sunday's temperatures will be higher. monday, clouds to sun, milder. we start a stretch of weather where it gets warm with sunshine. go to 6abc.com that's a great place to check the weather forecast and we can give you the latest with that around the clock. we're making changes especially for the weekend call with some of the models suggesting that
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sunday's rain stays to the south. >> that will be good for activity outdoors. >> the state of arkansas has carried out its first execution in ten years, the lethal injection of ladell lee took 12 minutes. arkansas last carried out an execution in 2005. the state plans three more executions next week before its supply of lethal injection drug expires. new this morning, a new york city firefighter died while battling a blaze at a queens fire. the firefighter fell from a fire bucket, the truck moved causing the bucket to rock throwing the firefighter off balance. he was a 14-year-old veteran and leaves behind a wife and
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daughter. 15-year-old elizabeth thomas is expected to be reunited with her family after being kidnapped by a teacher more than a month ago. yesterday authorities found her with 50-year-old tad comings in northern california. he is in police custody. he is expected to be arraigned by charges of aggravated kidnapping. >> 4:47 a.m. ramping nails damaged dozens of tires in south jersey and police believe someone is deliberate tossing them on to driveways. >> if you're looking to buy a home we have good news to share with you, news on rates for 30 year mortgages. details on that when "action news" comes right back.
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scene, fire crews, police officers, penndot, as well. northbound traffic on i-95 not getting through at 41. route 1 southbound traffic is not getting through because of construction being forced off and getting back on. coming southbound stick with i-95. coming northbound route route 1 the super highway. >> reporter: inner drive of the benjamin franklin parkway remain blocked, of course, the next round of closures go into effect monday night with the complete closure happening on tuesday morning. crash in schwenksville wall nutter street and 29 has cleared. we're watching construction on the southbound northeast extension between quakertown and landsdale, right lane blocked there. >> kaitlin jenner kits down for an exclusive interview with diane sawyer. tonight hear from the former olympian herself and the reality
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of life. she answers question as a transgendered person did she vote for president, hear the answer to that on 2020. kaitlin jenner the secrets of my life on 6abc. >> new jersey unemployment rate continues to fall, 14.2% in march arc ten year low and .3 below the national average. labor department officials say the garden states has the most residents working in state history. rates on 30 year mortgages are dropping meaning the financing the purchasing of a home will cost a little less. the average rate is below 4%. some of you may have remembered paying up to 9. the major stock indices saw gains on thursday, nasdaq, dow up. this morning futures point to a higher open. stockton, university
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officially broke ground on its satellite campus yesterday. the 220 million project at albany and atlantic avenue will be home to classrooms and student dorms that will overlook the beach and the boardwalk. the mixed use project will become headquarters for south jersey gas. they plan to open up next year. >> precious animals on the stinks list are found -- expings expings -- extinction list were found bound and bag and in the hands of should golers.
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>> custom officials in peru say smugglers were trying to smuggle endangered tore -- tortoises. they are 1500 acres of handle where scorched in collier county. two vehicles an shed were damaged. no reports of injuries to human
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or pets. the fire is 10% contained. a new england family said the battery on their drone expoaded -- exploded and caught fire while they slept. the will lithium battery explodd destroying the pool table. >> the drone was on top of the table with the batteries beside it. it blew everything off the table. >> surveillance shows a bright flash, the smoke alarm went over waking up the family, they called 911. but used a fire extinguisher before firefighters arrived. >> the family of a woman hit by a philadelphia police cruiser talked to "action news" about what happened. >> new research suggests sugar can have dangerous effects on your brain. congressman macarthur promised to protect our health care.
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5:00 a.m., friday, april 21. >> we're following several breaking stories. an eruption of gunfire sends a bullet into a home nearly hitting a man sleeping in his belt. an suv flips into a tree in south jersey injurying -- injuring the driver and passenger. southbound traffic issues in bucks county. >> we'll go over to matt

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