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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., monday, may 4. developing this morning. two men who police say opened fire at a texas contest to draw the prophet mohammed are shot dead. >> a new jersey boy buys a stun gun in a state where they are not allowed to be shipped. we have temperatures topping 80 degrees. >> let's go outside to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we have a red-flag warning in effect this kicks in at 1:00 p.m. and expires at 8:00 a.m. during the afternoon and early evening hours we check the breezes to kick up, you combine
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that with the low humidity and dry forest fuel. report that smoldering as soon as you see it. we have lots of sunshine, we pop up a few fair weather cumulus in the afternoon. generally speaking it looks like a good one. we're starting out comfortable 56 degrees in philadelphia. perfectly fine in a suit jacket no jacket on top of that required. pollen count is running high today. that's something to keep in mind for allergy sufferers. looks like it false back a bit tomorrow as we have showers and thunderstorms rolling through. for today no such problem. 61 by 8:00 a.m., 71 by noon, the high 85 at 3:00 p.m. we'll see how long we keep the warm air in place in the seven day. >> reporter: dave the roads are clear and dry and we have problems all over the place. bridge ben franklin bridge traffic moving nicely no issues
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on the benefit. i-95 an accident, southbound jammed from allegheny to girard. you see the area of red at girard we have an accident blocking the left lane. i-95 southbound at girard if that continues to block a lane we'll see the delays grow rapidly. we have a disabled vehicle that cleared in northeast philadelphia i-95 northbound past academy but the traffic lights on flash in chadds ford, an issue on 202 at baltimore pike watch for this one. wilmington it's an accident involving a deer lancaster pike at centerville road. in christiana we have an accident 272 i-95. mount laurel road is closed near union mill. stick to elbow lane or walton avenue. it's busy out there this morning, tam. >> thank you karen. developing this morning two gunmen opened fire a free speech event in texas the event
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included a prophet mohammed cartoon contest. katherine scott is following the latest in the satellite center. >> reporter: good morning, tam it's early on in the investigation, so police are trying to determine if that shooting is connected to the event going on inside. police are interviewing witnesses and working to clear the scene of any potential threat. >> we evacuated businesses that were close by. >> reporter: a bomb squad in garland texas is searching a car for explosive devices after two men drove up to a controversial free speech event and opened fire. >> get back in the buildings. >> reporter: it happened before # p.m. in a dallas suburb. police say the two men got out of the vehicle started shooting hitting an unarmed security officer in the ankle. >> garland officers saw what was going on engaged the two men shot and killed them both at the scene. >> reporter: this happened outside a contest hosted by the
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new york based american freedom initiative that would award ten thousand dollars for the best cartoon depicting the prophet mohammed. >> because of situation of what was going on today and the history of what we've been told that has happened at other events like this we are considering their car possibly contain ago bomb. >> police say they were not aware of any credible threats leading up to the event. organize he recalls -- organizers hired extra security, the security guard was treated and release from the hospital. >> developing overnight, a man was shot to death in the port richmond section of philadelphia. it happened at atlantic street at 10:45. police arrived to find a man outside a vacant house he was shot in the arm and the bullet passed into his chest.
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doctors pronounced dead at the hospital. dramatic rescue on the lehigh river. police say a teen mother tossed her 1-year-old son off the bridge and jumped in herself. it happened at the hamilton street bridge. the mother made it to shore and collapsed. two officers are credited with rescuing the baby and brought him back to life with cpr. much more on the attempted murder suicide in the next haf hour. >> hour -- half-hour. a boy managed to buy an illegal stun gun online. the stun gun can deliver 22 million volts of electricity. >> he would have opened it and god knows what he would have done with it. i know he thinks it's a joke, because we know how kids are. >> it's a crime to even possess such a we hope in the state of new jersey. the 12-year-old ordered the
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11-dollar stun gun from amazon vendor. amazon has a notice online that states sellers must comply with all applicable federal state and local laws when selling weapons or any other product. the cumberland county fire marshal is investigating a blaze that broke out in vineland overnight. this is video that's in from the 200 morocco of west garden road. firefighters downstairsed -- doused the flames. nobody was inside the house. if you're looking to buy a home in philadelphia you're in the drivers seat. maribel aber is live at the nasdaq to explain. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt, philadelphia is the number one market for u.s. for home buyers. there are plenty of properties available and on the market longer than elsewhere according to the as i will -- zillow.
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it's a big change for mcdonald's steve easterbrook wants to turn it into a modern progressive burger company. stocks rally futures pointing to higher open. avengers blew away the competition at the box office, it fell shorepoint of breaking the -- fell short of breaking the record of the biggest opening ever. that's held by the first avengers. a lot going on this weekend boxings and the derby. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing you dry conditions that bits and pieces of green
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that you see is ground clutter. as we look outside lots of sunshine coming up over the horizon at the airport. looks like it's going to be a nice, sunny start across the region with just a few fair weather clouds popping in later on today. 56 degrees currently in philadelphia. in allentown, upper 40s mid 40s in millville. most of the area in the low to mid 50s with light winds it's comfortable out there. most of the overnight cloud cover has melted away. while we'll see the return of cloud cover as the day goes on. overall it's a nice, comfortable day, a little bit on the warm side you'll need cool drinks if you're doing yard work. mostly sunny in the lehigh valley, 82 degrees around allentown and bethlehem. down the shore cooler, but nice on the boards in atlantic city. 76 degrees there. cape may, 72 out on the peninsula. lots of sun and delightful overall. in philadelphia, sunny clouds building as the day goes on,
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breezy and warm this afternoon with a high of 85 degrees, winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. as we roll through the day. 8:00 a.m., cool with the 61-degree temperature. at 11:00 you're in the mid 70s, we spend the afternoon in the mid 80s and high of 85 at 3:00 p.m. right around the time the kids step off the school bus. at the playground, noon, degrees 2:00 p.m. 83. tomorrow we'll be warm again but we have a cold front that will bring in showers and spotty thunderstorm. by 1:30, future tracker beginning to put this down through the northern and western suburbs. 4:00, looks like it's coming through philadelphia, again these spotty showers and thunderstorms. not everybody gets a dell --
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deluge. by 10:00 p.m. it's down the shore. 85 degrees fairly sunny all day very nice. tomorrow 85 degrees, shower or thunderstorm that could go into the evening. wednesday not as warm behind the front, still a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. back in the 80s on thursday, and friday and saturday, low to mid 80s the dadville regatta is in town as it always sthment of the year. friday and saturday both great. mother's day mix of clouds and sun, we may be introducing a shower or thunderstorm at some point on sunday. 6:10 we're following developing news a short spray bullets across a bridge in wisconsin leaving four people dead and police are calling it a random
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attack. later a pizzeria customer helps himself to employees' hard-earned cash. in delaware, i-95 is moving nicely at highland avenue. elsewhere, creating a jam coming up. apps that you download for free that's coming up next in tech bytes.
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glr welcome back. >> woke, -- welcome back, chopper 6 is over the forest fire that's an issue. you can see the plumes. smoke rising in the sky. the fires were detected in browns mills. officers say they have busy fighting a number of fires. we have a red-flag warning and pollution in the air starting around 1:00 p.m. >> let's turn to traffic and karen rogers. >> reporter: low humidity and light wind adding to the fire danger. looking live we have a problem on i-95. this is southbound traffic past girard we had an accident blocking the left lane. you're watching live as the
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penndot crews pull the accident out of there. now we're moving better on i-95 southbound at girard of we were seeing speeds in the single digits, so it will be extra slow in that area. we're jammed at this point from allegheny to girard on i-95 southbound. i want to take you over here, we had an accident in delaware county on the blue route southbound past broomall it's been cleared. it's been a busy morning we have the accidents coming in and issues all over. in chadds ford the traffic lights are on flash in delaware county, 202 at baltimore pike. you have to treat it ta four way stop. we had an accident involving a deer lancaster pike at centerville road. new jersey, northbound traffic at creek road 42. you see the northbound traffic is moving okay, no delays coming from turnersville or blackwood. weather wise, 56 degrees in
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philadelphia. 45 in millville. 48 degrees in allentown we've got a warm day ahead some of a spring-summer preview. 85 degrees is the high. >> a shooting on a bridge in eastern wisconsin left four people dead an another person critically injured. police responded to the trestle trail bridge after reports of shots fired came last night. five people were shot, four are dead including the suspected shooter. a woman is in critical condition. no responding officers fired their weapons. the shootings appear to be random attacks. a new york city police officer remains in a medically induced coma after being shot in the face, officer brian moore is listed in critical b you stable condition. he exchanged worlds with blackwell who turned and shot
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moore in the face. he was arraigned on attempted murder and assault with a weapon. >> here's abc's tech bytes. >> reporter: hey there in tech bytes, a speedy facebook. >> it could be a big change for anyone who gets on facebook instead of waiting for a link to load you can read the articles on the site. >> reporter: the goal is to get user to spend more time on facebook. could some of your favorite android apps be putting your phone at risk? it's connected to ad and tracking websites. apple is launching a large sized tablet. they are working on a pro version that would feature a screen 3 inches bigger than the current size. >> if that comes out i'm getting it. those are your tech bytes, have
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a great day. >> 6:17 caught in the act a pizza customer is hungry for more than a slice he goes for the cold, hard cash. >> find out how much old man winter cost us this past winter. >> reporter: we have temperatures in the 50s, maybe a jacket, this afternoon it's shorts and ts, we've the day planner forecast coming up a look at the possible delays at the airport.
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minutes. really this is an early morning jam that is going to mess you up as you head to work. mount laurel road is closed near union mill road. we have an accident that brought down a pole stick to elbow lane or watson road. >> reporter: temperatures are cool in the 50s in most neighborhoods, getting up to 66 by 9:00 a.m. if you want to run errands or do anything 0 outdoors, the morning is the time to do it. the high today is 85 degrees, it will be fairly nice, breezier later on and, of course, we have the red-flag warning in effect for the enhanced chance of brushfires. chance of precipitation chicago saint louis and rocky mountains the texas panhandle and wichita kansas and cincinnati, that's where our enhanced chance of strong gusty thunderstorms lies
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today. there might be hail mixed in in this ribbon and wichita slight chance of tornado. those would be the places that impact travel in the afternoon. for now we have all green aircraft on the big board. we have rain that popped up in orlando, otherwise everybody is dry, tam. >> neighbors addresses are easily accessible, we know that, how about your medical info. here's nydia han with a preview of today's special report. knowledge if you have diabetes or asthma or cancer, you probably think that's private. but it turns out not only could it be public, the information could be up for sale and it appears anyone can buy it. we did we bought this list of one thousand people for five hundred dollars. these are people who have certain medical conditions. >> your name is right here. >> i see it. >> reporter: what do you make of that. who is selling that list and how are they getting your most
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private information and how can you protect your privacy. find out tote on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. the phillies beat the marlins 6-2 in miami breaking a five game losing streak. ryan howard had a pair of hits. the phillies are 3-11 on the road. floyd mayweather is undefeated and undutied welter weight -- undisputed welter weight of the world, he earned a 100 million-dollar payday. pacquiao says his shoulder injury kept him from fighting at his best. the main complaint everyone had it was boring. >> you see that over and over again. 6:23, next and new at 6:00. a lehigh valley lawmaker could
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face charges for a wreck over the weekend. >> we are following a developing story where a gunman attacked a convention over islam. a full report at 6:30.
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>> new this morning a national report released today showed a harsh winter in much of the country exhausted snow removal budget. pennsylvania bucketed
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$103 million. and ended up spending $272 million. massachusetts saw 110 inches. snowfall. a state senator who crashed his motorcycle is under investigation for riding drunk. senator pat brown wrecked his bike on saturday. the state senator had his license spended twice in the 1990s for drunk driving crashes. brown has not commented on the latest incident. this is a robber in berks county. he stole the cash in reading on saturday. the man fipp -- finished eating a few slices and grab grabbed the tip jar while workers were away from the counter. police saved a child from the lehigh river. police say his own mother tossed him in the water. >> chopper 6 is over the brushfire in burlington county
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>> developing now on "action news," gunmen take aim at a security guard at a controversial event at a texas convention center. >> a mother throws her baby off bridge. >> chopper 6 is live over a brushfire that broke out in browns mills burlington county new jersey putting up smoke in the air but firefighters say they have the fire contained it is not threatening any homes. but because of the dry conditions, plus low humidity, a red-flag warning has been i should for south jersey and southeastern pennsylvania. >> let's find out more about the weather conditions and go over to david murphy and karen rogers, of course is keeping an


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