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woman driving a van with children inside. police are searching for the gunmen. president trump is discuss school safety today as students across the country continue to rally against gun violence. philadelphia water crews work through the night to try to repair a burst pipe that knocked out service to dozens of customers. >> good morning, 35:30 a.m., thursday morning, karen rogers has a look at the commute and david murphy is talking about a change in accuweather. >> reporter: we were talking about the cooler air, but as
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people step outside it's not too bad. >> reporter: it's not bad just yet. we have moisture in the east and some of the precip streaking into the northern and western suburbs. storm tracker 6 live shows you if you're in berks county you're picking up showers in parts of that county. even out in lancaster, light precipitation beginning to bubble up. that is heading toward the east more or less. it will fill in a little bit. temperatures to start out, 53 in philadelphia. 50 in trenton. 54 in wilmington, 57 in millville. as you check out the difference between yesterday at this time and today there is not that much dinners yet we're one degree milder in philadelphia and millville than we were yesterday, reading and trenton are some of the spots that are quite a bit cooler. as we go through the day we're going in the opposite direction from yesterday. yesterday we started in the 50s and wounds up in the
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70s. today it's the reverse, we'll foul into -- follow into the 30s and be in the low 40s. rain and drizzle all the way. tomorrow is similar and then we have a bounce up for the weekend. >> let's look at the roads, looking live in gloucester county, route 42 near 130, traffic is moving just fine. overnight construction is cleared. no delays just yet. on the new jersey turnpike northbound past exit 7. wood a disabled bus that cleared a little bit ago. old york road in abington township another disabled vehicle. no overnight construction, no delays just yet, looking good so far. >> gunfire killed a 23-year-old woman who was driving a van filled with children in fern rock. the crash injured five people in
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the van. police are searching for the person who fired a bullet. jeanette reyes is live at police headquarters with the latest, good morning, jennette. >> reporter: good morning, matt, much of this is a mystery. police know it was a hail of gunfire most of it aimed at the drivers side door. at this point they are not ruling out road rage or targeted shootings, but they don't know. the shooter is on the run this morning. >> got a phone call from my brother, he said my niece was in an accident. >> reporter: the family is trying to come to terms with the senseless violence that killed a 23-year-old woman. >> she was a good person, young lady real goal oriented, she had two jobs, she was ready to move into her own place. >> reporter: it is victim suffered one gunshot wounds and pronounced at the scene. five people were in the car including children ages 3 and 4
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and the victim's twin sister. all the people were jirdz in -- injured in the crash, but on the driver was shot. police believe someone opened fire on the van as it traveled northbound on broad street. the shots apped to have come from the 58 -- appeared to have come from the 5800 block of broad. it crossed several lanes of traffic and crashed into a building on old york road. >> the van was struck five times by gunfire. we found five bullet holes on the drivers side of the van as well as the driver door. that was how the 23-year-old driver was shot. >> reporter: and police don't seem to have much in terms of the suspect description, vehicle discrimination all they can say is they are looking for a dark-colored vehicle. they are searching for the
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gunmen. jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." president trump will meet with officials on school safety after holding a meeting yesterday. we saw students from across the u.s. walking out of their classrooms to protest against gun violence and honor the victims of the shoal shooting. moats moat -- kenneth moten is live in the washington bureau with the latest ons the gun debate. >> reporter: president trump is promising action after hearing from people related to columbine, newtown and parkland. a support of his, the nra is mounting strong opposition. >> fix it, it should be one school shooting and we should have fixed it. >> reporter: president trump listened to parents and
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indicators impacted by -- educators and gun violence. >> beyond why i can go into store abbey buy a weapon of war. >> i was born into a world where i never got to experience safety and peace. there needs to be a significant change in this country. >> reporter: the president asked for solutions, but advocated for mental institutions and appealed to arming teachers. >> we can understand both sides, it's controversial, but we'll study that along with many other ideas. >> reporter: in tallahassee florida, park left hand students face-to-face with lawmakers. >> during a tense scene and town hall debate, gop senator marko rubio shifted his stances on guns.
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>> the guns are the factor. >> i absolutely believe that in this country if you're 18 careers of age you should not buy a rifle i would support a law that takes that away. >> nra quick to respond saying it oposes any law that would raise the age of purchase from 18 to 21. a spokesperson citings college students who wants protection and those old enough to vote and fight for the country matt. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> republican pennsylvania senator pat toomey said he will re-introduce his bills or expanding backgrounds checks for buying guns online and at gun shows. he expects to make slight changes to increase the chances of passing this time around. a man was wounded in a shooting in wilmington,
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delaware. i tell happened along a unit block shortly before 9:00. officers got to a scene to find a 20-years-old man with a gunshot wounds to his back. the victim was taken to the hospital his condition is unknown. a stubborn water main break nokdz out service to -- knocked out service to people in south philadelphia. it broke again right after it was repaired. crews are back on it is scene trying to fix the issue. >> it is temperatures are on the way down as we speak. >> reporter: they are, storm tracker 6 live double scan, there's a little bit of rain in the northern and western suburbs, this is inching closer to allentown and not too far away from reading and from the north and west. as we look outside we're looking at cloudy skies at the airport, no rain here yet. as we go through the day we are expecting intermittent rain and drizzle across the majority of
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the region, however. 53 degrees if -- in philadelphia. down to 45 in allentown. you can see how the winds that was coming up from the mild south is dropping down out of the north northeast it's cooler up there and we'll get cooler today. in philadelphia, it was anything but cool. these are it is all time maximum high temperatures in the months of february, here are all the numbers that busted past those yesterday. we not only set record highs in philadelphia, wilmington, allentown and reading and trenton, but in these four areas it was an entire record high for the month of february. an amazing two days of warmth, but it's over now. from now through 9:00 a.m., we're looking at intermittent rain and drizzle maybe more pronounced showers up north every now and then. 5:00 p.m., damp for it is evening commute. later today we're down to lighter spotty activity. in the lehigh valley lots of
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clouds, intermittent rain and drizzle, 44 is the early high, the temperature will drop during the day, probably in the upper 0s by the time we are done today in allentown temperatures falling there. lots of clouds rain and drizzle in the 40 by dinnertime. it's a slow decline with the rain and drizzle around. overnights tonight, colder, 35 degrees, damp and chilly, especially in the evening. tomorrow, all the way is into sunday we have what we call the rain train set up with a series of low pressure riding along the stalled front. between now and the ends of sunday afternoon we're looking at a decent amount of rain spread out over the four days, could be anywhere from abdomin inch 1/2 to an -- two inches in
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philadelphia and the northern suburbs. today, intermittent rain and drizzle, cooler. tomorrow, same thing, drizzle and cooler, 46. saturday, night we have the best chance of rain arriving, 56 degrees. sunday afternoon, we'll dry out sunday afternoon. 64 degrees, monday, dry conditions, 56 degrees, a little breezy. sun and clouds, tuesday and wednesday, we're also in the 50s, dry, cooler, but still above average. >> all above average. >> thank you, david. 5:41 a.m. an explosion on a ferry sent passengers jumping overboard. threats have two local
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congregations thinking seriesously about having armdz armdz -- armed security on the premises. 5:44 a.m., good morn,
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everyone, things are happening including temperatures. 53 degrees right now,. >> but how long will it be 53 degrees?
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roadkaren rogers has that and traffic. >> reporter: about 20 minutes, the temperatures are falling down in the afternoon it will be in the low 40s. this is i-95 by the commodore barry bridge. traffic moving okay on i-95. unlike yesterday in delaware county. it was a mess. let's take a look in chadds ford. we have a new problem an accident involving a deer, expect restrictions at saint mart's drive centerville road. old york road is back open and moving just fine. northeast extension southbound they are doing emergency construction, according to police there was a beam that collapsed in the lehigh tunnel. northeast extension southbound is closed from mahoning valley to the lehigh valley.
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54 in hammonton. 57 in tuckahoe. 56 in dover, delaware. after yesterday's mild day. we're starting off mild. 7:00 a.m., low 50s, 11:00 a.m., mid 40s, 3:00 p.m., low 40s, it's cooler dampen dreary periods of rain and drizzle. >> an explosion ripped through a ferry as it unloaded passengers in mexico yesterday. surveillance video shows the debris blasted off the dock's ferry. 25 people were hurt including two americans, none of the injuries are life threatening. current and former presidents are remembering billy graham, the best known christian evangelist. he died at the age age of 99 at
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his home in north carolina. former president clinton remembered gram speaking at a racial integration event 60 years ago saying that we are all equal before god. >> a man from delaware county is back out on the streets much to the display of police. her wood hardgrove began harassing parishioners in upper darby. as he was escorted out, he said he is was going to come back and kill everyone. a judge ordered his release on $30,000 unscored bail. the incident has only -- >> reporter: that is absolutely insane it's asinine this guy is, can be a danger.
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when you make those threats there has to be consequences. >> the pastor of the fresh anointing christian center said church leaders are going to have armed security on the premises to deal with potential conflicts. >> show me the money, we have tips on getting a higher salary. >> update on the young baseball player berchldz for wearing a -- benched for wearing a muslim head dress. >> reporter: we'll have some occasional rain today. i'll have that story and the 12-hour forecast and let you know where the numbers are going today in the opposite direction from yesterday.
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ready for the alarm clock. >> reporter: unless you're working saturday. >> i worked last weekend, nobody felt sorry for me. this is the schuylkill expressway, i'm still excited, it's almost friday. construction on the vine, cleared it will return at 9:00 blocking a lane through the overnight hours. mass transit is looking good, no problems so far. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan getting a closer view on the light showers pushing in toward the lehigh valley and northern berks county, this is heading toward the east today and at times it will not only be cloudy, but damp with intermittent rain and drizzle around, not exactly a downpour today most of the time.
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51 degrees by 7:00. normally we would see numbers go up from there. not today. 46 by noon, we'll continue to fall in the low 40s by 7:00 p.m. cloudy cool and damp intermittent rain and drizzle as we roll through the day. >> a little preparation ahead of time can go along way negotiate ago higher salary. practice the conversation with someone you trust or mentor. know what you have to disclose and what you can keep to yourself, many cities and states have legislation that prohibit employers from asking candidates their salary history offering more than you know, if you don't have tell this, it may get you a higher offer. snap chat upset some users with the latest redesign coming up at 6:00 a.m.
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we have the latest on the pay to play allentown mayor's trial he had pawlowski. >> welcome back you're takinga
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live look out across philadelphia international. looks like somebody is out there waiting for a plane to get in in
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or get going. flames broke out on sunset boulevard in southampton township. firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked the blaze. >> happening today, allentown mayor he had plows -- ed pawlowski will return to the stand for his pay to play allegations. he is on tape saying he is not a pay to play guy. 16-year-old played yesterday in a hijab after the state's religious association approved the garment. she was told she could not play on friday, because paperwork could not be filled out.
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mass tri -- mastery charter school is calling on the state association which requires preapproval for the head dress. a victim of the florida school shooting with local ties is laid to rest. you wouldn't accept an incomplete job
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inside. >> students stand with parkland. schools stage walkouts in support of increased school safety. >> grab a jacket we're in for a couple of dreary days, accuweather is tracking rain. >> david and karen, it's going down. >> reporter: everything is going downhill. we're starting off it's not too bad at the moment. >> reporter: temperatures are similar to yesterday for now. we're seeing precipitation moving in across the east in our direction. a lot of day will look like, where it's raining you'll have intermittent rain and drizzle. you can see the showers coming through in lancaster and crossing the border in a couple of spots. northern reading and southern lehigh county starting to trade off rain up there. expect it to be cloudy and cooler overall today and damp. temperatures are starting out


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