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good morning it is 6:00 a.m., friday, april 21. >> we're following breaking news an eruption of gunfire sends a bullets into a home nearly miss ago man sleeping in his bed. a suv flips overnight injuring the driver and passenger. i-95 a deadly crash this morning, even as the sun is about to come up, it remains backed up. >> reporter: meteorologist chri-
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karen rogers is outside with the umbrella. >> reporter: we have a backup on i-95, all northbound traffic is being forced off 41 in bristol township. -- 413 in bristol township. the action cam is on the scene showing the car's wheels in the air. it happened at 1:00 a.m. more than five hours ago now, but investigators remain on the scene, because it was a fatal accident. they are out here trying to figure out what happened, and led to the vehicle losing control and flipping upside down. northbound traffic being forced off at 413 stay on route 1 the super highway through bensalem and langhorne and morrisville. on the big picture no major issues on i-95. looking good on the schuylkill expressway. minor crash on blue route, 476
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northbound of the schuylkill expressway. outside live painters crossing in chadds ford, it's damp and foggy, we're seeing that in portions of delaware and chester counties this morning. the traffic we are waiting for the red light it's not too bad at this intersection. kind of going downhill in spots, right karen rogers? >> reporter: salute, i've got the umbrella -- absolutely i've got the umbrella up. it's not actually raining but i want to show you it's starting to move in allentown, reading and lancaster, at the doorstep of the i-95 corridor. we can go in closer and watch this in motion, you can see the progressing to the east/southeast. if you're in pottstown, you're getting wet. norristown, malvern it's sprinkles, what you see is heavier to the west of you is heading in your direction, in coatsville it's raining out to the northwest. the roads will be wet. it's currently 54 degrees in the city.
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52 in allentown. 54 in millville and fog is an issue we're down to 5 miles per hour at philadelphia international. 1.7 in toms river and millville. 3 miles in allentown. 1.5 in wilmington. 2 miles in lancaster. so low clouds and rain out there. it's a day of lots of clouds, staying unsettled. at 7:00 a.m. it will be raining. by lunchtime we're dry, 63. we're up to 71 at 3:00 p.m. assuming that the winds switch from the east to the southwest we'll be in the 70s. at 5:00 p.m., 73 degrees, you have another round of showers and thunderstorms you see there for the evening commute. but it dries out in philly by 7:00. 69 degrees. a lot happening with the forecast, tam, we'll talk about it in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. changes coming to the weekend in just a few minutes. >> thank you, karen. breaking overnight, gunmen in the logan section shot up cars and critically injured a man. some of the bullets flew into
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the window of a home and into the bed post of a sleeping man. jeanette reyes is live at northwest detectives with more on the story. georgia -- jennette. >> reporter: good morning, tam one man is fighting for his life, another recovering from the shock of a bullet narrowly missing him all this happening just a couple of blocks away from the police station. philadelphia police say around 11:30 thursday night, gunshots rang out near the intersection of north 15th street in logan section. 18th and comlynn police say two men in the car tossed out two guns. a few blocks down they were detained by police. it was clear back at the scene there was a hail of gunfire. nearby cars were riddled with bullets, police even found a window with a bullet hole in it. it narrowly missed a 57-year-old man found asleep inside. he woke up to the bullet lodged
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in his bed post. police were surprised to find out while investigating the shooting there was in fact a gunshot victim. they received a call from einstein about a 29-year-old victim with multiple gunshot wounds. >> based on on ballistic evidence we know that were fired. we found over 20 shell casings. two guns were used. we are not certain that they are the two guns that police recovered at 18th and comlynn after following the vehicle. >> reporter: and the gunshot victim did undergo surgery overnight. it is not known whether he will survive his injuries. the persons of interest two men detained overnight they were interrogated by northwest detectives a few hours ago. jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> breaking overnight the driver of an suv lost control
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and crashed landings upside down against a tree in gloucester township. the driver and passenger were injured. their conditions have not yet been released and police are still investigating. the family of a woman who was struck by a philadelphia police cruiser is speaking exclusively to "action news" about what happened. this was the scene in kensington on tuesday when police carried 25-year-old michelle colt to their cruiser to rush her to the hospital. an officer backed into her during a chase with a criminal suspect. the mother of two remains in critical condition. >> michelle is tough. ible she is going to make it. but she is in for a long long road an a lot of surgeries. >> the officer involved has been placed on non-driving status. the murder trial is underway for david creato junior, the camden county father
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accused of killing his 3-year-old son. they heard his 911 calls in which he told police he woke up and found his son missing on october 13, 2015. he was found partially submerged in a creek in a wooded area in cooper river park a half mile away from his apartment. his mother testified saying her son who was afraid of the dark would not have made the walk. creato maintains his innocence, testimony is expected to resume on tuesday. authorities are looking for this man who they say threw roofing mails in cumberland county damaging 30 tires. vineland police released the picture of the suspect. he threw the nails into the businesses on gallagher drive and northfield road. subway sandwich jobs could
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be effected. >> subway closed hundreds of u.s. stores as sales slowed. the chain shut 359 locations closing more stores than it opened for the first time in its history. subway has been battling rivals and working to polish its image by eliminating antibiotics from the chicken items. there are 1700 locations in the u.s. and more around the world. corporate earnings fueled a rally for stocks. future are pointing to a mixed open and reports on existing home sales and manufacturing is due out today. unemployment has fallen to 17 year low. that's the lowest reading since april 2000.economist consider ts
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rate 4.5%. that's the latest from business news. back over to you guys. >> karen rogers joins us, two rush hours in jeopardy of slowing today. knowledge what about the timing of that during the morning rush and evening rush on a friday. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have showers in the lehigh valley. at the doorstep of philadelphia. i want to go into our street level view. this is the best view you can see. in would -- coatsville you're w. in malvern you're just about to start to get wet. it stays that way for a while. it's picking up in intensity in honeybrook, 322 in pottstown, 422. quakertown light showers, doylestown just a sprinkle heading toward the east. moving toward the i-95 corridor.
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let's go outside and show you what it looks like right now. fog is another issue, lots of low clouds we're starting to see that impact philadelphia. it's been to the west and south of the city, but seeing it in philadelphia a little more evident in that shot. 54 degrees, the current temperature, the dewpoint 52. the air saturated. pressure is holding stealed. the winds are easterly that imaghts our forecast. -- impacts our forecast. if we persist with the easterly wind we stay in the 60s. we think it will switch to the southwest and we'll bump the temperatures into the low 70s. the ocean temperature, 54. satellite and radar showing we have the clouds and we had heavy storms in the overnight hours and now you can see the line of showers or thunderstorms spreading out heading toward i-95 corridor right now. it's not going to rain all day, but impacting your morning commute and your evening commute. 73 degrees is the high.
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8:00 a.m., 53. 10:00 a.m., 56. i think we're dry by 10:00 a.m. lunchtime you're dry, 63 clouds and peeks of sunshine, but mostly a cloudy day. 3:00 p.m., 71. that's when the showers or thunderstorms start firing up again, 3 to 6:00 p.m. you'll be wet. 70 degrees at 6:00 p.m. i want to show you future tracker 6. after the morning showers move out, by 10:00 a.m., the model showing we're dry with clouds. we advance this to 3:00 p.m. we start to see cells form here or there, as we're mixing with sun and clouds at 3:00 p.m. we advance this to 6:00 p.m. we see the cells trying to push off the coastline. the latest model run does have a little lingering cell at 8:00 p.m. the phillies game 7:05. watching that closely. most of the game will be dry, maybe in the beginning we'll keep an eye on that. start, it cloudy with light showers. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast starting with
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today, 73 for the high, as long as the winds shift out of the southwest. some of the suburbs to the northwest will at stay in the 6s today. clouds and scattered storms. 66. showers sunday south of the city. sunday, looking better, 63 for the high. monday, cloudy with early showers and 61. tuesday, breezy, cool and 62 with a shower, wednesday, nice and warm, the sun returns by wednesday. we jump up to the mid 70s. thursday, warmer, 77 that's the day of the nfl draft starts it's warm, 30% chance of a shower or thunderstorm popping up at the end of the day, not a big storm system to follow, but certainly turning warm for the draft and the penn relays. a long island man wakes you mean to sounds of someone breaking into his home. he was able to fight back and hold down one of the intruders,
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because he was recently trained to do that very thing. are you planning a summer vacation, find out which day to book the trip to get the best deal. >> reporter: i-95 parked on the northbound lanes in bucks county all traffic is being forced off because of an unlawful overnight accident we'll tell you all about when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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>> we continue to have a huge backup after a deadly accident on i-95. let's go to matt pellman he's got more.
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>> reporter: yeah, 5 1/2 hours later, they have the northbound lanes of i-95 closed. this is where the accident happened bristol township, bucks county. all northbound traffic is being forced off on to 413 and into bristol borough. action cam remains on the scene on the southbound side when the truck passes, that's why we couldn't see for a second. it's a single-vehicle accident. the driver lost control and the car overturned. one person was killed unfortunately. all northbound traffic being forced off on i-95. this is not doing good things to the traffic as you can imagine. 4 miles per hour, 9 miles per hour, as we pull in the waze app. it's jammed solid north of street road. people are detouring on mull berry street. it's a mess of a situation. i've been recommending route 1, the boulevard up to the super
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highway through langhorne arena morrisville. you can use the pennsylvania turnpike if you're trying to get into new jersey, river bridge is just fine. won't be on sunday morning, they are closing the turnpike in bucks county from mid knight -- mid knight -- mid knight to 6:00 a.m. it is wet in the area right now, you're dealing with wet roads conditions. elsewhere on 476, this is the blue route, police an penndot on the scene for a minor accident. the crash is off to the side. one last thing yesterday we dealt with the sewer main break in cherry hill, 70 westbound, they fixed that up. good to go there. >> a recent police academy graduate came face-to-face with two burglars in his long island
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home. they used a crow bar to break into the home in uniondale. the police officer heard the burglars and restrained one until police arrived. president trump said he is intent on reviving the republican healthcare bill. he welcomed the italian prime minister to the white house before he travels to the italy for the g-7 summit. president trump said he would like to get a vote on the republican plan next week even while congress is busy to take up a funding bill to avert a government shut down. researchers found a serious health issue linked to drinking a diet soda per day. a frappacino meltdown, why a barista doesn't thing it's
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magical at all. >> reporter: apple sets an earth day goal saying she hope all their gadgets will be made with recycles materials. they are not sure how to achieve the goal. they power 96 petitioners of their facilities with renewallable energy. >> google can recognize you by your voice. >> it will support multiple account for different users it can tell family members a part and indicator owe cater to their specific request. it's similar to its predecessor, it will feature a white and black band, no word on what you will have to pay for the fit bit. those are tech bytes.
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>> reporter: i'm nydia han with today's tips. it's time to plan and book summer vacations and leaving on specific days can help you save big bucks. staying in the u.s., before june 13. if you're going to europe leave before may 11 or after august 21. book domestic flights tuesday wednesday and saturdays. head to 6abc.com for more money tips and saving on your vacations. >> reporter: matt books on all those days. >> how many frequent flier miles do you have? >> reporter: not enough, this is where wheels are not turning the benjamin franklin parkway inner drive as we get r5ed -- ready
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for the nfl draft. detours on three of the septa bus routes. shuttle busing on manayunk norristown and new schedules on the regional rails take effect sunday. >> reporter: some people may be celebrating the rain to wash away the pollen, but it's not helping the morning commute. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing rain drops near the city. it's wetter in norristown and malvern. chadds ford heavier showers, wet on 422 pottstown and reading, honeybrook and 322 you have heavy rain. coatsville you have showers earlier, dry right now but more showers to the west. showers and thunderstorms moving in through the morning commute. we're keeping lots of clouds today and the showers arrive later just in time for the evening commute. lovely, right? at 7:00 a.m. you have showers you're dry at noon, 3:00 p.m.,
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4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., it's wet again. it is exiting around 7:00 p.m., phillies at that time, 69 degrees. series concerns if you like diet soda. researchers found that people who drink diet soda daily have three times higher risk of stroke or dementia. it shrinks your brain. researchers did not see that with regular soda, but they warn there's many health concerns, instead whether it's diet or regular switch your regular gulp to water. >> we follow breaking noose, jeanette reyes is live northwest detectives how load of gunfire erupted in north philadelphia neighborhood this morning. >> reporter: matt, a man is shot multiple times another narrowly
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dodges a bullet, coming up gun fire that erupted blocks away from a police station.
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>> we told you about starbucks new unicorn frap -- frap -- frappacino. we found someone who doesn't like it. >> don't get it. i have unicorn crap on my hair and my nose. >> it goes on, he posted the
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rant on twitter after a long day of working at a starbucks in colorado. the coffee company rolled out it's limited time and color that changes. they will reaching out to him and talking about his experience and remind him he is being paid to do this. continue doing so. >> my guess he ends up making the coffee they have one person who does the blended drink and the espresso drink. he should do the espresso. a man grabs a woman walking down a new jersey street. the man who police say they are looking for, that's up next. horns on their helmets.
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stray bullet from the gunfire makes it a close call for a sleeping man. >> stranger danger police in mercer county are searching for a man who grabbed a woman walking down the streets. action cam is live at the scene of a deadly crash on i-95 in bucks county. this has been causing major traffic problems for more than five hours. >> good morning, everyone 6:30 friday, april 21. karen is filling in for david murphy and matt pellman has more on i-95. >> reporter: they are making progress, they uprighted the vehicle that was overturned at 1:00 a.m. the problem for i-95 drivers they cannot get through on the northbound side lanes bristol township bucks county. let's look at the action cam, they have the tow truck in here, they have the vehicle uprighted. hopefully it won't be here too much longer and traffic will be moving soon. you can see they are forcing
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everybody out of the northbound lanes in the on going construction zone. there's a backup coming away from street road leading to the closure point of 413. i don't think you want to get stuck in this. reduce route 1, the super highway. you can hop on the pennsylvania turnpike to get into new jersey. no problems there. i-95 in the city, speeds are slowing in the 20s. crash on the blue route northbound of the schuylkill expressway it's on the shoulder so not a big deal. broken down vehicle at cow path road and foster road. wet on 422 and slow eastbound. starting to get soggy in spots, right camera? >> reporter: it's starting to hit the i-95 corridor. it will last for a couple of hours. let's start you off with misting, i've gotle umbrella -- i've got the umbrella up. we have more pronounced showers allentown, reading, lancaster
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heavy areas of rain with areas of yellow. i want to go in closer, we can watch the movement as this progresses almost due east in lansdale, doylestown, norristown, you have showers, malvern, light showers, the area of yellow is about to hit. heavy in honeybrook 322. in coatsville, in reading, 422 as are travel between reading and pottstown you're traveling with the rain. this is all moving right towards trenton, philadelphia and wilmington. expect the rain through the rest of the morning commute. satellite and radar kind of shows this in motion, lots of clouds, some rain right now through the morning commute and then it comes back again through the evening commute. kind of book ends of the day, staying unsettled. 54 degrees in philadelphia. 52 in allentown. 54 in millville. fog is an issue. four miles at philadelphia international. less than a mile in toms river and dover. those are new numbers just coming in. here's a look at the day ahead.
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7:00 a.m., it's raining, but dry at lunchtime. 63 degrees, clouds and maybe it tries to get a peek of sun. it's predominantly a cloudy day. showers and thunderstorms return at 3 to 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., the showers will be exiting and 69 degrees. in and out of the showers and we'll talk about the weekend call coming up in just a few minutes, matt. >> thank you. we're following breaking news, dozens of gunshots are fired in a philadelphia neighborhood overnight one person was critically wounded. another bullet almost hit a man who was sleeping in bed. "action news" reporter, jeanette reyes is live at northwest detectives with the rest of the story. jennette. >> reporter: matt this could only be described as a hail of gunfire, one hitting a victim multiple times fighting for his life another narrowly dodging a man asleep at home this
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happening just a couple of blocks away from a police station. philadelphia police say around 11:30 p.m. thursday night gunshots rang out near the intersection of north 15th and comlynn street in the city's logan section. officers approached a vehicle before it sped off. two men in the car tossed out two guns. a few blocks down they were detained by police. 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. it narrowly missed a 57-year-old man asleep in his belt. he woke -- in his bed. police were surprised to find out while investigating the shooting there was a gunshot victim. >>ing investigating the scene they were notified by einstein hospital a 29-year-old man showed up struck by gunfire
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multiple times in his left arm, left shoulder and torso. it is unclear if the victim will survive the injuries. as for the two men who were detained they were interrogated overnight. reporting live in logan, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> thanks jennette. firefighters have a house fire under control in the lawncrest neighborhood. the flames started at 3:30 a.m. seemed to be coming from the second floor. the smoke damaged neighboring house, as well. as far as we know nobody was hurt. two french officials say the gunman in yesterday's deadly paris attack was detained in february for threatening police, but police released him for lack of evidence. the man opened fire on police along the champ elysees killing an officer and seriously wounding two others and police shot and killed him. isis claimed responsibility for the attack. vice president mike pence gave his condolences to the people of
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france during a visit to jakarta, indoe neesh i can't. >> this is -- indonesia. this is the latest reminder that terror can strike anytime. >> this comes three days before the first round of balloting in france' tense presidential election. a fan was caught on video grope ago woman. you can see the man come up behind the woman and grope her. he runs in the other direction. police released a rendering of what they believe the suspect looks like. if you look at it and know the man or something about the crime, contact police. defense attorneys for eric frein will fight today to spare his life. he was convicted on wednesday of killing a pennsylvania state trooper and jurying -- injuring another in 2014. corporal brian dixon's widow took the stand talking about how
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life has changed since he killed her husband him. a bucks county man is accused of stealing half a million dollars in 11 different bank robberies in the suburbs. 57-year-old richard boyle is the man called the straw hat bandit who robbed banks in montgomery and bucks county. he earned the nickname because he wore straw hats curng -- during the heists. he faces 200 years behind bars. >> the accuweather is forecast is changing. >> reporter: it's drier on sunday. if you have a golf match on sunday it may be better for you. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we have showers and thunderstorms firing up. i want to go closer with our double scan view. in media it's wet along the blue route. malvern it's starting to pick up in intensity.
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in norristown it will get heavier. heavier in honeybrook and coatsville. reading it's pushing toward the east. it's more towards patio. not a whole lot in philadelphia, in -- in pottstown, not a whole lot in philadelphia or trenton yet, but it's on our doorstep. the clouds have picked up, we see missing and the commodore barry bridge is getting wet down there. watch for that affecting the roads as you travel this morning. visibility reduced to less than a mile in dover. as you travel to the west you'll be seeing the fog. 54 degrees, the dewpoint, 52. the pressure holding steady. the wind are out of the east/northeast. the ocean temperature, 54. satellite and radar showing lots of clouds, here's the areas of showers and thunderstorms that have moved through. it's not going to rain all day, but we'll be dealing with this for the next couple of hours as
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it tries to push to the east. here's what it will look like. lots of clouds, if the winds is switch to the southwest it will make it up to 73 degrees, 8:00 a.m., 53. dealing with the rain. 10 m a, 56 degrees. dry. lunchtime, dry, maybe a peek of sunshine or two trying to squeeze in. it's mostly a cloudy day. 3:00 p.m., 71 degrees, that's the point where the showers or thunderstorms fire up again. we'll see a few of them around at 6:00 p.m., it's 70 degrees. future tracker 6 this model showing 10:00 we're stuck in the clouds, maybe peeks of sunshine here or there breaking out. 3:30 p.m. you see showers and thunderstorms fire up as the cold front tries to swing through. 6:30 p.m. showers and thunderstorms. i know the phils play at 7:05. this model showing at 7:30 a shower squeezing through. it's clear to the west.
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maybe early on you have to watch for the chance of a shower. tomorrow, 66 for the high. quickly turning cloudy chance of light showers. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a lot going on in the forecast. today we have scattered showers and thunderstorms on book ends, more so in the morning commute, but a few in the evening commute. tomorrow turns cloudy, 66 degrees, chance for showers saturday night into sunday especially south of the city. but now the model suggesting a lot of rain on sunday just stays down to the south. we have mostly cloudy skies, with some peeks of sunshine and that's going to bring the temperatures up to the 60s. 63. sunday is looking better. sunday night into monday morning, you get a few more showers, it stays unsettled, 61. tuesday, breezy, cool, 62 with a shower. wednesday it turns brighter, nice and warm, 75. thursday, turning warmer, 77. of course that's the big day of the nfl draft, penn relays, we have a 0% chance of a shower
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or -- 30% chance of a shower or thunderstorm popping up. but it's warmer for the big draft. >> 6:42 a.m. two thousand miles from home a teenager missing for a month is found with a teacher. this morning her family is talking about her safe return. firefighters run for cover battling an rv fire. >> reporter: quite soggy and slow on the 30 bypass in chester county from 340 out to 113. extra slow because of the wet conditions. we're parked because i-95 is closed in bucks county. we'll talk about that when "action news" continues on this friday morning. >> just about 6:45 a.m., matt
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pellman how is i-95 doing? >> reporter: not so well, no improvement yet. it's closed at 413 and bristol township. all northbound traffic being forced off on to 413. we have the vehicle involved in the one-vehicle crash uprighted, getting ready to tow it away. it is not out of here yet. 4 miles per hour northbound away from street road along i-95. you really want to think alternates like route 1, the boulevard up to super highway through langhorne that's nice and clear at this point. you can bail at the pennsylvania turnpike if you're trying to get into new jersey and use that, no problems at this point on the turnpike. i-95 northbound remains blocked at this point. i-95 southbound plenty busy heading into the city with the speeds in the teens and 20s. schuylkill expressway 13 miles
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per hour at the moment. the rain is coming down in the pottstown area and now just south of pottstown there's a new crash along 100 at the neiman road underpass. broken down vehicle at cow path road that cleared out. there's a new crash at frets road at tomlinson road. avoid gibbs borough kick -- kirkwood road to get around construction. elizabeth thomas a teen and tad comings were discovered in northern california. thomas' story is glad the nightmare is over. >> i'm overjoyed to have her home that she is safe. >> police suspect cummings had
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>> time to see what's next on "g.m.a.". >> let's turn to amy robach live at the "g.m.a." studios with the run down. what's going on amy. >> reporter: good morning, matt and tam. we have details on the kidnapping that sparked a nationwide manhunt. tennessee teen elizabeth thomas found safe along with her former teacher thousands of miles away. the man who tipped off police to the whereabouts, two officers are speaking out exclusively to abc news. her father talks to us for the first time since his daughter's recovery. two years since the ground breaking interview, diane sawyer sitting down with kaitlin jenner. what she is is dealing with since announcing her transition.
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we'll have brad paisley performing live in time square for your friday enjoyment coming up in a few minutes, matt and tam. >> we'll see you shortly. >> reporter: time to put the brakes on the schuylkill expressway it's starting to get wet. eastbound travel time is already double what it should be. westbound not far behind. luckily, the trains are on time this morning. keep in mind, though, new regional rail schedules take effect on sunday, if you still use a paper timetable pick one up. patco gets new schedules coming up monday. >> reporter: you mentioned it is starting to get wet on the schuylkill expressway. you can see the heavier rain to the west. we're tracking the rain that's moving through the morning commute. it comes back during the evening commute. it doesn't rain all day, but the rain is book ends of the day. lots of clouds and scattered showers and thunderstorm in the morning and late in the afternoon and easterly evening. 73 degrees for the high. it stays in allentown and
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trenton. just in the mid to upper 60s today. 705 tonight. maybe you have an early shower during game. that's about the time, 7:00, the showers and thunderstorms exit the region. rest of the day is partly cloudy wind out of the northwest 5 to 10-mile an hour. enjoy the phils tonight. >> these pedestrians in massachusetts had a close call earlier this week. watch the car circled in red as the crosses the street and narrowly missing several people on the sidewalk as the barrels through the grassy area. the driver was intoxicated with a blood alcohol reading of .25% that's three times the legal limit. no pedestrians were hit. philadelphia scientist festival will kick off in philadelphia. the 9 day festival includes 80 events. the franklin institute organizes the festival with the help of
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several other local companies, this is the 7th year for the science festival. top stories here, a gun
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battle between two men sent bullets flying through the air in logan section. one man was wounded another man asleep in his house was awakened
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from the sound of a bullet striking his bed post. testimony continues in the sensing phase of the eric frein trial. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. >> reporter: i-95 northbound traffic is forced off at 413 in bristol township because of a fatal overnight accident. there's a big backup stay on one, that's becoming crowded around the turnpike interchange. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the rain moving through, we see it now in the city and we go a little closer you can see the heavy rain in norristown and malvern and coatsville. that's all heading towards philadelphia. today is a day with lots of clouds. not only do we have showers and thunderstorms in the morning commute, they come back again later this afternoon and evening just in time for the evening commute. although it is not raining all day, it impacts both commutes, high of 73. in allentown and trenton you say
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is in the 60s today. we'll see you in 30 minutes, give you the update hopefully things clear up in bucks county and the rain will move out. for david murphy, matt pellman, matt o'donnell, karen rogers, i'm tamala edwards. have a good morning.
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good morning, america. terror in paris. new video of that deadly attack in one of the most popular tourist spots in the world. a gunman opened fire on police officers before they took him down. inside those moments of chaos. the hunt right now for accomplices. president trump speaks out. >> we have to be strong and we have to be vigilant. >> and isis claiming responsibility for the attack. abc news exclusive, that tennessee teen would was kidnapped by her former teacher finally found safe in this california cabin thousands of miles from home. now the teacher behind bars, her family speaking out here for the first time. and the person whose tip led to their discovery, also joining us only on "gma." incredible rescue. a father tries to save

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