tv Action News at 430 AM ABC February 26, 2018 4:30am-5:00am EST
>> good morning, it is 4:30 a.m., monday, february 26. >> we're following breaking news. gunfire erupts in delaware county killing and we know leaving another fighting for their life. president trump proposes gun control measures in forida g and the ra is pushing back. -- and the nra is pushing back. lehigh valley tries to get school buses on the road after a massive fire.
>> reporter: it's a nice day today. >> reporter: it is, it's another one of the mornings we're dealing with fog, it could be thick in spots. i'll show you more on that in a second. 45 degrees in philadelphia. 43 in allentown. as karen mentioned these are not bad for this time of the year, considering today's average high is 46, 47. these numbers not that far below that. 44 in trenton. 44 in wilmington, 47 in millville. as for visibilities there are parts of the region that are having an issue with this, a third in dover, under a mile in wilmington, you can see down the shore we have some dense fog and up in allentown, also another patch of this, you might find this close to philadelphia. we had this drill last week couple of times once again this morning, slow it down if you see the fog. temperatures will rebound a little bit. there will be a dominate cloud cover midday into the afternoon.
we'll expect the temperatures to rise into 50s. there's a chance of the sun coming back. this model has 55 i'm going 53. either way low to mid 50s in general. lots of sunshine tomorrow, karen, and then a big storm toward the end of the week that could bring heavy rain. >> rain that would be unusual near the weekend, more surprising. i-95 at bridge street northbound traffic heading toward bensalem. the overnight construction is clear, traffic is moving pretty good right now. we have a problem with overnight construction blocking the right lane on northeast extension northbound approaching lansdale. you see the green traffic flow not a big issue. a hint of the fog on the boulevard extension not real evidence of it as we check our cameras around the immediate region. that's the traffic on the schuylkill expressway moving
nicely. 42 northbound traffic moves nicely heading up from deptford or turnersville. >> deadly gunfire erupted in norristown, montgomery county, one person was found dead inside a car in the middle of the street. a second person is fighting for their life. jeanette reyes is live along chain street with the details, jennette. >> reporter: good morning, matt, that second person in extremely critical condition this morning meanwhile, at the scene, a tow truck arrived to take a car away involved in the double shooting. this happened at 12:15 a.m., chain street near west oak in norristown. one person was shot and found dead inside the car. the car was left in the million dollars the street. the detectives are on the scene processing the evidence collecting what they can, considering this is one person murdered. we are told the second person was rushed to the hospital in extremely critical condition.
no word this morning on the shooter or a motive. but, again, the investigation is on going, we expect to get information as the morning progresses we expect to keep you posted on that. jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> happening today, classes resume for the parkland school district in the lehigh valley. a massive fire in orfield forced cancellations of classes on friday. crews spent the weekend making repairs. fortunately there were no injuries. >> buildings can be replaced, buses can be replaced, sunny you can't replace a life. >> there's no word on what sparked that blaze. a fire on a bus left tourists from china stranded on a delaware highway. the incidents happened in the northbound lanes of i-495 near the ramp of i-95 in claymont yesterday ranch, the group from shanghai was on their way from
washington, d.c. to new york city. nobody was hurt. passengers were taken to nearby visit center until another bus arrived. a crash killed two people in chester county in east whiteland township. state police say a 62-year-old man was traveling the wrong way when he crashed into the vehicle both drivers dyed at the scene. a man is recovering after armed intruders broke into his home and pistol whipped him yesterday morning, police say they kicked the door open and tied the man up inside and beat him with their guns and demanded money. a second person escaped and called for help. police have not made any arrests. police arrested a second suspect wanted in connection with a north jersey shooting that left a ten-year-old boy dead. police caught up with counsel
last night. he will be extradited to face charges. he was taken into custody following a deadly shooting in an asbury park home. investigators have not disclosed a motive for the shooting. >> marjory stoneman douglas high school in parkland florida has reopened the doors two weeks after yesterday's shooting. yesterday's orientation was a chance for families to get ready for a week ahead. classes will resume on wednesday, buildings 12 on the campus will never be cruised again it will be torn down and the school will build a memorial park for 17 people killed. meanwhile, president trump is proposing more gun control. >> reporter: president trump say gala with the nation's governors vowed to takele the divisive issue of gun control. >> that will be one of the subjects we'll make that first of on our list we have to end
our country what's happening respect to subject. >> reporter: the president who touted his gun credentials on the campaign trail is putting the pressure on nra. nra disagrees with the proposal. >> the issue you do not want to raise the age. >> reporter: president trump will likely face resistance from members of his own party. >> raising the age on assault weapons 18 to 21 are you personally supportive of that. >> i'm septical about that because the vast majorities of 18, 19, 20, 21-year-olds are law-abiding citizens who are not a threat to anyone. >> reporter: he told fox. >> if they have concealed permits you wouldn't have their own problems today. >> it would have to be an
incredible high standard for who would bear arms in the school. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan nor mitch mcconnell have publicly called for legislation. >> "good morning america" will have more on the story including live reports from parkland and the white house, "g.m.a." is coming up at 7:00 a.m. after "action news." >> people rush for shelter when deadly tornadoes rip through parts of tennessee, kentuckyas. >> new video shows a landslide tearing down a pennsylvania home. >> reporter: we've seen this a lot of this week with visibility in spots, less than a third of a mile in atlantic city. allentown is close to zero visibilities in spots. be careful driving around. we'll have the afternoon forecast, things get sunny tomorrow morning, a weekend end of the week storm that's what i
>> all the rain that fell this will past weekend flooded parts of new castle county. you can see ponding developing along airport road i-95 in newport. plenty of commuters decided to risk it navigating their way through the standing water. >> it's not raining right now, david, it will at one point. it always rains around here. >> reporter: we've had a lot of rain this month, high on the record rainfall table. we'll have more coming through, but it will be march by then,
but still there's more coming. storm tracker 6 live double scan as matt mentioned is dry this morning. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd, there you see the airport, a little bit of fog trying to form in the lights there above the terminal. it's a lot thicker in other spots, including the far northern suburbs and down the shore him we'll talk about a dozens fog advisory. 45 degrees in philadelphia. winds are light so far out of the west at 6:00. it will get breezier later on in the afternoon hours, temperatures across the region on the coolish side but not too bad for this time of the year. 40 degrees in allentown. 44 in reading, 43 in trenton. 45 in philadelphia. remember your average high is pushing 47, 46, as we go toward the end of the month. 43 in wilmington, 47 in millville. 43 in cape may. dense fog advisory up this
morning could wind up expiring fairly early, but for now you have pockets of dense fog along the shore counties and up through millville and up and down the state of delaware, we're picking up dense fog up around the lehigh valley area. be careful if you encounter that this morning. excuse me. i really just needed to get that out. okay we've got cloud cover across the region right now him there are showers, but they are down to the south of washington, d.c. we're not expecting any of that today. today's forecast overall, looks like well get into the 50s, 3:00 p.m., 53 degrees, by 3:00 p.m. we expect sun to beginning to dig out in parts of the region and then we'll start to see clearing later in the nighttime hours. cloudy to start out, but some late day sun possible. high temperatures 53 in philadelphia. 52 in allentown. 53 in reading and trenton, really evening nobs with the
clouds socking us in the early part of the day. millville, 54. cape may, 50. as you look at temperatures across the eastern united states there's colder air to the west, this frontal boundary will get locked in place, we'll tend to have more of a southerly flow over the next couple of days, 59 in raleigh. 57 in atlanta. anok for temperatures to d wednesday, as we get into the end of the week, it's more rain coming. it's been a weekend washout this past weekend, though. for the month of february, 6 inches and just a little more than that so far, the average rainfall for the month, 2.65. if it felt like it's been wet out there, it has, it's the if it wettest february in the record. later a storm comes it's a slow mover, bringing us heavy rain that could hang around for a while. coastline flooding and higher
elevations, snow, that's buildings in quickly on thursday, and going into friday. 53 degrees today. clouds and sun can't be ruled out. 56 is the high tomorrow, sunny and nice, all the way up to 58. sun and mild for february on wednesday. 52 degrees on thursday, cloudy and rainy. rain heavy at times into friday. friday looks cooler damp in the morning, 46 degrees is the high there. saturday we're drying out, but it's going to be chilly and breezy. sun comes back, 46. union has their home opener in the evening that will be chilly, what do you expect in early march that's something we figured even when the schedule first came out. you go to sunday, still dry and cool, high of 45 degrees. not too bad, temperature-wise today. >> new video here shows a home in pittsburgh crumbling from a landslide. the home was evacuated on friday, the situation worsened yesterday leaving the structure
destroyed. the landslide knocked out utility poles and causing power outages in other parts of the city. the homeowners said they you bought the home in the 80s and raised three children in it. state emergency officials will visit the scene of the landslide today to determine if the state will help foot the bill. severe storms swept across the south claiming four lives over the weekend. winds flattened homes an buildings. they tornadoes hit kentucky saturday night killing three people. officials say a 79-year-old woman was heading to her basement to take shelter in her basement when the roof collapsed. >> she was in the basement at the time putting the plastic on her door, when she was trying to
get back into the basement. she was upstairs. an 83-year-old man in arkansas died when his trailer blew away. two tornadoes swept through tennessee, leaving behind a trail of destruction. officials with hard rock cafe make promises what to expect in the resort the first career. >> a new app is out to help stop the annoying robo calls we'll tell you about that that's up next.
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>> good monday morning, we're looking live on sky6 live hd, camden, new jersey, u.s.s. new jersey looking gorgeous out there. isn't that a pretty shot. you see a hint of fog in the area, you're dealing with that here and there, not so much on the schuylkill expressway. this is spring garden, heading toward center city. no issues on the schuylkill expressway. no overnight construction for a change, that's good news. mass transit we've been warning you you can get all the details online, as well. we have new scheduleses for septa, subways and trolleys for springtime travel beginning today. paoli thorndale 14 minute delays
so far, just to start you off with an issue. northeast extension northbound overnight construction blocks the right lane. as you head northbound we'll be dealing with fog in the city. vine street expressway, not too bad at all. westbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway watch for that as you head out. tam. >> an app created by a new jersey tech company could be the solution for the annoying and sometimes dangerous robo calls. tell tech said it will instantly protect you from 200,000 phone numbers belong to tell markets and scammers, they constantly change their methodologies to stay ahead of the scammers. hardrock cafe in atlantic city promises to be a great destination. the global entertainment and
resort is larging the concert venue at the trump taj to fit 7,000 seats up from 5200. the. dow was up 347, nasdaq and s&p 500 are up, futures are pointing to more gains including a jump at the dow with the opening bell. girl scout flavored coffee will be available at dunkin' donuts locations starting today. thin mints, coconut carmel and peanut cookie. girl scouts will be selling the cookies at select locations as part of the partnership. a giant pothole. feels like there's a million out there. this one is damaging cars on a philadelphia street. this story at 5:00 a.m. a four day period to pay respects to the nation's best known christian evangelist begins today, that's next.
>> 4:45 a.m., sixers training facility live on sky6 live hd. i'll be there tomorrow, for a media day, play basketball there, hopefully not against the real guys. it is right now, 45 degrees, getting up up to 53, a little foggy out there this morning. happening today four day period for the public to pay
respects to the late reverend billy graham begins in north carolina. the man called america's pastor died on wednesday. he will spend two days in charlotte and lie in repos at the nation's capitol wednesday and thursday. his funeral is friday in north carolina. former first lady michelle obama is working on a memorandum wore. the book titled becoming the memoir of michelle obama. it will be released and voiced by the former first lady herself. in 2012 she published american grown. hundreds of young missions rocked out for a good cause in university city him 400 missions took over the stage at world calf may live yesterday. rock philly will benefit the live connections, to help
underresource schools in our area. david murphy and bernie prazenica returned to their alma mater for a special event to cheer on their the men's basketball team during their final home game of the season. they joined the kline college of media and communication for a pregame reception at the liacouras i can't center. >> instant meltdown, people are reporting that their inis it a pots are overheating. >> it was a wild ride, but police stopped a man who thought he should ride his horse on a busy highway. >> we're following new details on our breaking story, two men are shot in montgomery county. we're live on the scene.
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5:00 a.m., mud, february 26 we're following breaking news, gunfire erupts killing two men, investigators are in norristown, piecing together what happened. >> pothole problems a rather large one is damaging cars and frustrating drivers in northern liberties section. >> you don't want to hit it that hard. after a soggy weekend the rain has moved out, the sun is expected to return for the start of the week, but the rain might be coming back by the end the week. >> dealing with fog in spots, let's turn to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: we've been scanning around the area and the fog is pretty dense. >> reporter: clouds and sa