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>> good morning, 5 a.m. thursday, march 12. >> two police officers have been shot outside the ferguson police department in missouri. >> a stray bullet misses a grandmother and two young children inside their home. >> "action news" has confirmed that a really good running back will visit philadelphia today. >> reporter: lots of speculation, let's not speculate any longer about what to expect with weather and traffic. let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers. how many running backs do we have like nine, i think they will be up to 4 if they sign this one.
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cloud cover vacating the scene we'll see sunshine today, which is good. we're down to 46 in philadelphia. 42 in wilmington. 42 in allentown, a couple of 30s on the map here and there. millville, 34 degrees, there's a bit of a breeze starting to kick in that makes it feel like the upper 30s we're back to the coat weather and adding a hat and some kids might want gloves. on the way to the bus stop, clear skies chilly and breezy. 40 degrees by 6:00. as we roll through the day, it will be seasonable mild, but not as mild as yesterday. 49 degrees by noon, 52 by 3:00 p.m. examines -- which is where you would expect to be for this time of the year. we have rain on the way. part of the weekend will be affected by that, i'll have the details coming up. >> reporter: dave, oddly enough we're dry out there no problems
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weather wise, but we have nasty accidents, this one in burlington county new jersey, springfield township, jacksonville road at gilbert road. watch for restrictions in the area. stick to ox meade road. go over to willingboro not that far off. we have a multi-vehicle accident, four vehicles involved one vehicle on its side. this is northbound 130 they have shut it down at beverly rancocas road. use bridge borough road back to 130. we have a water main break the action cam is on the scene. we are looking at problems with this, you can see the size of the hole they have on cannon avenue it will be shut down between twes e -- west main and west second street.
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stick to mitchell avenue. let's start with breaking news, two police officers were shot and wounded during a protest in ferguson, missouri overnight. it happened during demonstrations outside the police department. eva pilgrim is live in the satellite center with this. >> reporter: matt, the ferguson protests after the police chief's resignation. now police are looking for the gunman who shot two police officers who were there to keep the peace. >> reporter: protesters were clearing out when suddenly gunfire. >> we saw the muzzle fire from the gun atop the street. we ducked down and as we saw the cop go down. >> reporter: bullets hit two
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officers from neighboring police department, a county officer a webster grove officer shot in the face. >> these officers were standing together and several officers were standing together when this happened. these were shots parallel to the ground not up in the air, we have to make an assumption that these shots were directed exactly at my police officers. >> reporter: they were there to keep watch over the protesters after the resignation of police chief tom jackson, he is the 6th city employee to be fired or resign after the scathing justice department report. ferguson erupted in protests becoming violent the sometimes after the shooting of michael brown by darren wilson. three shots were fired north of the police department, the gunman is on the loose and
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dozens of witnesseses shaken. >> bullets went past my head. it was kind of traumatic i'm still kind of in shock because of it. >> reporter: we're seeing reports there are police and crime scene techs at a house on the hill across the street from the police department. no word on how that home is connected to the shooting. eva pilgrim channel 6 "action news." >> we know you'll keep an eye on it and bring us any new details. new this morning, a fast-moving fire injured a woman overnight. the fire started on the 4300 block of locust street. it spread to the apartments above. a woman suffered smoke, she is in stable condition. smoke and water damaged the laundromat next-door. residents of a southwest philadelphia neighborhood say they are living their lives in fear. last night two bullets hit a
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church wall at elm wood avenue, another went through a bay window of a row home, inside a 4 and 6-year-old girl were watching television, the grandmother told the girls to duck and cover if they hear gun shots. >> their scream was devastating. they ran in the kitchen and hid behind a bridge -- fridge police have not gotten information from witnesses, they are asking neighbors to help in investigation. police have not been able to locate a shooting victim. a preliminary hearing for a man who was charged with video taping women and girls in dressing rooms at the king of prussia mall. he posted the videos on porn graphic websites. moses arrived on the radar when
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three women told them he snuck up to their bedrooms in bryn mawr and video taped them. a lindenwald mother received a call that her daughter had been kidnap. at person told the woman she had to pay $1,000 for her daughter's safe return. police found the girl 30 minutes later, at a friends house. the investigation revealed the call from puerto rico and it was a scam. if you get a call contact police immediately. "action news" has confirmed that demarko murray will be in philadelphia for visit. it's a no lose situation for eagles. sam bradford said he is trying to recruit murray because he is a friend. >> a head scratcher because
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the eagles signed ryan matthews as a running back. playboy chip feels this is an injury-prone position and i want as many guys as i can get. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at clear skies overhead. the camera is bouncing a little bit because we're off to a somewhat breezy start. 46 in philadelphia. 42 in wilmington. 43 in trenton. 42 allentown. 38 in lancaster county, and 34 in millville, new jersey, close to the freezing mark in the rural central portion of south jersey. there are the winds up 17 miles per hour dropping out of the northwest in philadelphia, so a little bit of a shoulder huncher this morning. you want to make sure you get the coat and extra gear on. cloud cover from yesterday starting to clear out during the afternoon is long gone now. we might have a sweep of clouds during the day but generally
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speaking it's a sunny one. in the lehigh valley, 46 degrees, lots of sun a cool breeze but a good looking day at least. down the shore, a little better than up in the lehigh valley, chilly 52 degrees, that's seasonable. breezy conditions across the shore communities. in philadelphia, 52, lots of sun on the breezy side. the winds out of the northwest gusting as high as 25 miles per hour. somewhere around one we'll be up in the 50s and 2:00 p.m., 51 and high of 52 around 3:00 p.m. sunny and breezy and cooler than yesterday. future tracker 6 picking up friday morning we'll start out with clear skies, during the day the clouds get thicker. if you have plans to go out tomorrow night you can get underway with dry conditions. by 11:00 p.m. the communities to
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the south and west of philadelphia will get wet. overnight we'll all get wet. saturday morning at 8:00, looks like it's coming down fairly steadily in most neighborhoods. saturday, we have spotty showers, but generally cloudy and dreary on saturday. 52 breezy and cooler today. tomorrow, another 52, sun and clouds the rain holding off until the overnight. saturday, cloudy and rainy, high of 58. sunday mostly cloudy skies 54. looks like we'll have instability showers around, although it's a lot more rainy saturday than sunday. monday clouds, 52, dry day. saint patrick's day 50, looks like we'll have showers here or there at times on tuesday. wednesday, mostly cloudy 49 degrees and a shower there as well.
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5:10. he when we come back, robbery gone wrong. a quick-thinking store clerk trams two suspects makes mistakes. >> reporter: looking live at i-95 heading out of down, traffic moving just fine in this area. we have new information coming in on the multi-vehicle accident in new jersey, i'll have the latest coming up. a new barbie dog has the ability to -- barbie doll has the ability to record a child's voice and critics think that's really creepy coming up in time morning buzz.
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that's a hard question. (laughing) we are the fay family from chesapeake, virginia. williamsburg is just beautiful. because we have thrill seekers and not such thrill seekers, i try to find something that everybody likes. this is a very good spot to do that. the most exhilarating part about this vacation was being with the whole family. it was amazing.
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>> hey everyone, it is 5:14, taking live look at philadelphia international airport. we are one week and one day away from the official starting point of spring. >> and karen it's nice it's feeling a little bit more like it in general. >> reporter: thank god, it took long enough. we were so cold in february, so far we're okay in march for today. let's take a look at the suburban traffic report time right now. we've had a couple of nasty accidents, this one in willingboro new jersey, an accident involving four vehicles, one on its side. it was blocking the road at beverly rancocas road. they have reopened the roadway you have just one lane blocked. you can get around it now. no longer needing to take an alternate. a nasty accident involving four vehicles in willingboro
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burlington county, new jersey. this is the blue route schuylkill expressway, i-95s i-95s -- mostly looking at speeds in the 50s. we are seeing ponding right here, this is bucks county upper state road near bristol road and quiet out there, i see one cargoing by, earlier we saw the cars going through the big puddle. there's a guy taking it slow on the roads. no weather-related problems affecting the roads. temperature-wise 40 degrees in martins creek. 43 in pilots. 44 in center city -- in pottstown. 44 in center city. upper 30s in hammonton and gandys beach but low 40s everywhere else. not a bad start to the day. not as warm as yesterday. >> quick thinking gas station clerk out smarted two would-be robbers.
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they demanded money and fired a gun. the clerk clickings the lock button and trapped the men in the store. three space travelers return to earth after spending 6 months in orbit. two russians and american touched down on a frozen landscape undocking from the international space station yesterday afternoon. the flyers fails the blues in saint louis, nine games behind the last slot with 14 games left. lafayette is going dancing. they took the patriot league title. this will be the lehigh valley's school 4th trip to the ncaa tournament. soon you'll be able to get a buzz off powder.
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a new study on the most common and deadly brain tumor. >> reporter: we have spots in the 40s and there's a wind that's making it feel cooler. this afternoon coat weather swell. i'll have the day planner forecast and we'll get you to the airport coming up next. # trading-in or selling your car truck or suv? takes the hassle out of selling in just 3 easy steps. one, get your free online valuation. two, book an appointment. and three, pick up a check at your nearest buying center. ♪ find out how much your car is worth ♪ ♪ at ♪ i've just arrived in atlanta and i can't wait to start telling people how switching to geico could save them hundreds of dollars on car insurance. but first, my luggage. ahh, there it is. uh, excuse me sir? i think you've got the wrong bag.
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>> the search is on torched a a -- to find a new occupant ant for the home wild bill car near. the home's other than have renovated and made it handicap accessible. the other than said they are not looking for profit they are honored to call their former home their own. >> reporter: it's nice to do that and able to help somebody out there. >> let's help you out with traffic and look live at the ben franklin bridge.
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we're clear as a bell and moving just you say just fine on the bell. mass transit, new jersey transit, subway and regional rails on time, dave. >> reporter: cooler this morning, and this afternoon but it's a good looking day. 42 degrees by 9:00. 49 by noon. today's high will be 52. there will be a breeze blowing that will make it cooler. wind gusts 25 miles per hour. hold on to your hat good looking day but seasonable conditions. we have rain well to the south and west of us, if you're flying into hiewlings ton or new -- houston or new orleans the rain is clearing out of the west coast inland around the rock mountains a bit of a problem there. looking at the airport all green aircraft on the big board no major delays just yet and no precipitation reported in any of our most commonly traveled destinations,.
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>> going on to "healthcheck," a small study finds at the time -- tetnus shot hey help with brain cancer. the treatment was aimed at making the immune system attack the cancer and the shot parentally helps that process a follow up study is now planned. a not for profit hospital watchdog reports some hospitals have higher survival rates than others when it comes to four high risk surgeries. the hospital with the lowest rate reported out of every one hundred patients 19 died. the study does not take into account the patient populations or the volume of patients that each hospital served which would contribute to survival rate. >> alcohol in powdered form is coming to a liquor store near
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you. >> reporter: good morning, topping america's money carrying booze with you is about to get easier. >> the treasury depart approved powdered alcohol. the best way to spend a tax refund is to pay down debt. one poll says a third the other says two-thirds. others plan to blow it on something fun. >> if you want to paper of sneakers worn by michael jorn -- jordon get ready to pay for them. they were worn in 19 # 4. the size 13 could go for more than 50 grand and somebody will pay it. that's america's money. >> it's 5:22 up next we continue to follow breaking news
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out of ferguson, missouri,. >> two police officers were shot during protests outside the police station overnight. eva pilgrim has an update at 5:30 a.m. # # yoplait. with a smooth and creamy taste your whole family loves. don't miss yoplait's exciting new flavors -- creamy caramel and cookies 'n cream. i have the worst cold with this runny nose. i better take something.
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hi, everyone, 5:25, thursday morning, atlantic city a little chillier 40 degrees, getting up to 52 in ac. david will be back with the full
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forecast for everyone. drivers in long island are fighting traffic tickets they got in the mail that dates back two decades. one woman received a notice for an uninspected vehicle dated 1993. nasau county officials refuse to elaborate why the tickets are being sent out now. lawyers say there's no statue of limitations on tickets. there's a new doll called hello barbie. it let's you record your child's speech. the technology allows the doll to interact. there's a group that says the child's remarks are open the web to mattel to interact in the kids that means mattel can
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eavesdrop on the private conversations. mattel said any data collected it can't be abdomin zest -- accessed by unauthorized users. >> every single company that's been hacked says we protect all or data. violence erupts during protests outsidepolice department leaves two police officers wounded. agency facing criticism over wild behavior of its agents. we'll have more when "action news" comes right back. # #
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>> gunfires goes off during a ferguson missouri protest. >> smoke fills a branch.
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free library of philadelphia. >> rival cowboy is in town to meet with the eagles today. >> frenemies are good. >> reporter: good morning, david and karen. >> reporter: good morning, we're off to a clear start. the cloud cover that was in the region yesterday is down to the south. we'll see an occasional sweep of clouds today. 46 degrees is the temperature. 42 in allentown, 40 in reading. 40 in wildwood. still 34 in millville. there's a bit of a breeze out of the northwest that's dropping the windchills making it feel like the 30s and 20s in spots. bundle up as you head out. speaking of heading out if you're catching the school bus 40 degrees by 6:00 a.m. # 1 -- 41 by 8:00. a little bit of a breeze kicking around. during the day sunshine, 42 degrees by 9 can


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