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branch. 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 a.m.
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3:00 p.m., 52 degrees, 6:00 p.m., mid 40s karen we have rain arriving late tomorrow night it will affect part of the weekend. >> reporter: roads are dry today, we have accidents some serious, this one involving a car that brought down a pole and wire in springfield township burlington county, new jersey, jacksonville road. stick to 639 instead. in burlington county, this in willingboro involving four vehicles one which flipped on its side. it's at beverly rancocas road. originally they had the road shut down, but now it's just the right turn line that's blocked. the other big story is the water main break the action cam was on the scene. the you can see what's happening. crews are dealing with this right now. watch for this in lansdale montgomery county. cannon avenue is shut down
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between west main and west second street. there you can see the size of the hole. they are dealing with this while they fix the water main break. stick to mitchell avenue. outside live on the schuylkill expressway, traffic here moving nicely, this is the ramp to head to the zoo at girard as we switch our cameras around, traffic is moving pretty good. matt and tam. >> thank you karen. we're starting this morning with breaking news out of the ferguson missouri, the city is on the edge this morning. overnight a rally at police headquarters turned violent and two police officers were shot. let's go over to eva pilgrim live in the satellite center for the very latest. eva. >> reporter: good morning, tam yeah, the two police officers are recovering in the hospital after shots were fired during a protest in ferguson celebrating the resignation of the police chief there and calling for more dismissals. this is new video of one of the officers being put into a
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ambulance overnight. police say at least three shots were fired from north of the police department, two officers both seriously wounded were not from ferguson, they were from neighboring departments helping with the protests. a saint louis county officer was hit in the shoulder, 41 years old and 14 year vet. a webster grove officer was shot in the face and # 2 years old and with the department for five years. the gunman is on the loose. >> pliferls were standing there owe tow police officers were standing there they were shot because they are police officers. we are conducting an investigation right now and i'll have more on that later on. >> we're hearing about their conditions so far was that their conditions are serious. we're seeing reports that there are police units and lab techs across the street at a house on a hill. no word on how that home is
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connected to this shooting we're live in the satellite center, eva pilgrim channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that. now this story is developing. smoke spreading from a restaurant fire damaged part of the nicetown branch. free library a. the action cam was along north broad street after firefighters knocked down the flames. crews say the fire started on the first floor of a chinese restaurant. is no injuries were reported. a man was shot while driving and crashed into a building and later died at the hospital. chopper 6 was over the scene 1100 block of hamilton avenue in trenton, new jersey. the search for the gunman continues. another embarrassment for the agency whose job is to protect the president. two senior secret service agents are accused of driving drunk and crashing into a barricade near
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the white house on the way home from a retirement party. officers wanted to arrest them after the incident last week, but a supervisor let them go home. it's the latest embarrassment weeks after the new director took over after several missteps at the white house. >> i think when you fail and we have failed, we own it, now it's up to us to correct it. >> the white house said this morning that the president is aware of the latest incident and supports director clancy's decision to turn it over to homeland security. "good morning america" continues the investigation after "action news." milton street will announce his run to run your governor. before that he served time in federal prison for tax evacation. >> sources tell "action news"
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that demarko murray will visit philadelphia today one day after the eagles sign free agent running back ryan matthews. new eagles quarterback sam broad ford hopes to convince murray a former teammate from oklahoma to join him here. >> are you recruiting him here? >> absolutely, i've been trying to my hardest. we've been in communication, i think if we could land demarko it would be a great pick up, not only is he a great player, he is a great person. i think he could help this ball club. >> the eagles acquired bradford from the rams in exchange for nick foles. the team wants to move up in the quarter bark and select marcus mariotta. he said he would never mortgage the team's future to get a higher draft pick. but if he were 10th --
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>> reporter: maybe. >> if they lose 16 games they get a high draft pick. >> reporter: not this year, right. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at dry conditions. as we take a look outside we've got clear skies overhead. you'll get plenty of sunshine today. you can seem the camera jiggling a bit we're looking at winds building today. it's a bit breezy as as we step outside. the current windy is dropping out of the of the north/northwest at 17 miles per hour. the cloud cover has vacated the stage and now we have pleasant of sunshine coming-- plenty of sunshine coming up later on. generally speaking it looks bright. 41 degrees by 8:00. 46 degrees by 11:00. 51 by 2:00. the high today will be 52 around 3:00 p.m. sun and cool today. high temperatures north to
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south, 46 in allentown. 49 in toms river. 52 in wilmington, millville and atlantic city and 50 on the peninsula in cape may. tomorrow we have sun in the morning and clouds will be building as a system from the southwest starts to approach. eventually we'll see rain. the latest model trending is to have the rain hold off until later tomorrow night. looks like the daytime period will be dry but probably getting cloudy quickly as we go through the morning. here's the future tracker 6 call 7:30 friday night. and then by 11:00 we start to see the rain moving in. the daytime period tomorrow looks dry clouds increasing, if you have plans to head out to a movie or dinner or something like that you'll get underway dry, but if you stay out too late you'll see the rain move in from philadelphia to the southwest. overnight everybody gets wet. at times we could see steady rain. through saturday morning rain continues to pound down. in the afternoon it could be a
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spotty precipitation, half inch of rain expected friday night into saturday morning. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, breezy today, dry sun you'll want a jacket maybe a couple of layers walking around in the breeze. sun to clouds tomorrow, as you saw we will not get any rain. sunday, we'll go for a high of 54 breezy and at times on sunday there could spotty instability showers. saturday is wetter of the two days. monday sun to clouds, dry. tuesday, st. patrick's day a spotty shower or two. an arizona man thwarted security measures to struggle a newborn out of the hospital. he didn't get fine because of surveillance. a pennsylvania grad student was heading into the breaking
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bad territory. >> reporter: looking at the vine street expressway, we're dry and clear, we have a look at montgomery county coming.
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welcome back, taking a live look here, out across center
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city 5:42, 44 degrees right now, it will get up to 52 by the end of the day. >> what do you have for us karen rogers. >> reporter: i have a look in the suburbs would would you like to look? >> yes we would. >> reporter: all right let's look, how many have stumbled around potholes. here's a big one county line road at strump road. watch -- stump road. watch for that. we saw seven carl's stuck on the road because -- seven cars stuck on the roads because they hit potholes. the #6abc action we can see where all the potholes are. this is 432 eastbound traffic is looking fine. a touch of volume at 23. roads are clear and dry no problems right there. tacony-palmyra bridge is up, it's dark, you can see the traffic stop with the bridge, head to the betsy ross bridge or
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the tacony-palmyra if you're heading out currently. marshall road upper darby if you join the 6abc team, you can be part of the team and share in all the news with everybody there. looking at the temperatures, 46 degrees in philadelphia. that's not too bad. looking all right so far. not as warm as yesterday, high of 52, which is average today. lots of sunshine, and a bit breezy matt. >> a new father was caught on surveillance video taking his newborn daughter from a hospital in a plastic tote bag. they caught him later when they discovered the baby was missing. police think he took the baby because social workers were about to take custody of the child. the little girl was born with three illegal drugs in her system. new this morning, a colorado school was investigating a security breach by a gunman. students placed on lockdown at
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pinnacle charter school an 18-year-old man jumped the fence and got into a door by a loading dock. a bus driver alerted authorities. police caught up with the suspect at a nearby wireless store, neither students or staff were hurt. civil rights actctivists protested outside of the roam of riles who was seen chanting racial slurs. the video was blamed on a horrible cancer that plagued the fraternity for the last several years. >> testimony in the boston marathon bombing trial turned to the killing of a police officer at mit. prosecutors say it shows the defendant dzhokhar tsarnaev and his brother approaching the police cruiser.
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they shot him and killed him because they wanted his gun. new images of murder seen was presented as evidence and burnt wire believed to be the explosives. prosecutors say 44-year-old david holy traveled to california to get meth and mailed it back to him in pittsburgh. a tipster notified police. holy was arrested yesterday after an undercover police bust. he denies any connection to the drugs. reports of shots fired at a rappers' florida home send s.w.a.t team to the scene. it's all a hoax. tempers player at a ohio police station. we'll show you the video. >> reporter: we're dressing the kids more warmly than yesterday.
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we have the hats on and coats on. this afternoon probably still coat weather. i'll have the day planner forecast coming up.
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or get any of our steakhouse lunch combos starting at $7. >> potholes are becoming a men menis across south clinton avenue in trenton. they say the block looks like the surface of the moon. the public works crews started putting down a temporary fix called a cold patch until permanent paving can be done. find the potholes, e-mail them to join the action or use
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the #6abc action. >> reporter: let's take a look outside, this is the tacony-palmyra bridge the ship just moved through it's in the process of coming down. it's going to head to the burlington bristol bridge. expect a closure in an hour. instead of the tacony-palmyra head to the betsy ross bridge. the bridge oversaw showing other than that, david murphy you're in the clear. >> reporter: we're in the clear on the big board satellite showing a lack of cloud cover thing out from yesterday. we're looking at sunshine coming up over the horizon. 46 degrees in philadelphia. 43 in trenton. 42 in wilmington, 42 in allentown, and windchills making it feel like the 30s in a lot of spots with the temperatures in the 40s. 39 degrees in philadelphia. as we roll through the day, we have a high this afternoon of
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52 degrees, we'll hit it at 3:00 p.m. sunny and breezy. >> thanks, david this is new video of a candle light vigil held for the troops who went down in a hell carpet crash in florida. they are presumed dead. some debris and human remains have washed ashore along the panhandle. the dense fog that hampered the search is ginning to lift. it is unclear if the foggy conditions played a role in the crash. police in washington state say they conduct caught up with a person seen on this video trying to abduct a toddler. he is 15 years old. he snatched the 22-month-old boy out of his stroller. the toddlers two older siblings, chased the abductor who put the boy down unharmed. rapper lil wayne is the victim of a swath -- swatting
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prank. he is in the recording studio. president obama will be live on jimmy kimmel live. mr. obama appeared back in 2008 before he became president. catch his appearance live on 6abc after "action news" at 11:00. next this morning a scuffle at a police station find out what sparked a fight between two officers in the midwest. we have breaking news out of ferguson, ms. missouri, two police officers were shot, we have the moment the gunfire rang out that's just ahead.
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>> good morning you're taking a live look on sky6 live hd the bridge to friday is in sight on this thursday morning. it is 5:55, 44 degrees out there. new this morning two ohio police officers face disciplinary action for the scuffle they got into that you see on video at the station. the patrolman cut his hand and needed 6 stitches. he put a hurt on his sergeant. the argument over a recent traffic stop escalated to this point of violent confrontation.
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back here, an employee at the hatfield meat company was hurt by a pallet of falling meat. many gathered to watch a woman compete organ the show. she came from negative territory to win and become the new champ. >> it's a dream i've had since i was young seeing a culmination of a life long dream was amazing. success on jeopardy runs in the family. herher husband was a 6 time champ in 2011 and in the tournament of champions. will she beat the record, you will have to watch on 6abc to see how she fairs against two competitors. crispy cream donut hot dog
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>> good morning, it is 67:00 a.m. thursday, march 12. we're following breaking news. >> two police officers have been shot outside the ferguson police department in missouri. >> a stray bullet narrowly misses a grandmother and two young children in their philadelphia home. "action news" has confirmed that a really good running back from a big rival is coming here today. >> we'll get to that in a moment, but first let's check in with david murphy and karen rogers, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everybody we're off to a chillier start than yesterday. take a look. cloud cover is disbursing from overnight, and we've a breeze digging in. 44 in philadelphia. wilmington, 41 'and we've got 40s in a lot of spots like millville, wildwood and allentown and reading. of course with


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