tv Action News 630 AM ABC June 11, 2015 6:30am-7:01am EDT
>> breaking now on "action news," police swarm a section of chestnut hill neighborhood where they have uncomped a clue in the case of a missing taken -- uncovered a clue in the case of a missing teen. temperatures soar accuweather says we have a chance of reaching record highs. >> good morning everybody 6:30, tam is off, erin o'hern joins us. a hot one ahead let's go outside to dave and karen. >> reporter: we have an ozone alert. most of the area in a code orange ozone-action day. the air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups seniors young children and those suffering from asthma and various heart
and lung conditions. clouds and sun otherwise, we are getting sun on the terrace early. you see showers well to the north. it's possible that our northern suburbs pick up a spotty thunderstorm late today and early this evening. you want to take cover from those, as usual. 71 degrees, most of the area in the 60s. while it's a little humid not too bad just yet. however that will change as we are in for a hot and humid thursday. 73 by 8:00. noon, 89. 3 m approximate, 94 high of 95 around 4:00 p.m. if we hit that it will tie the record high. it's an important day to keep the cool drinks flowing and wear appropriate clothing and take breaks in the ac. this doesn't last forever we get a break over the weekend. details ahead in the seven day. what about traffic? >> reporter: that time of the morning, starting to jam up on
i-95 we're heavy from academy to cottman and betsy ross bridge to girard as you head southbound toward center city. no accidents or anything, just a slow go there. we have issues in delaware county. this is i-95 at 420 northbound just ahead we have a disabled truck blocking the right lane and southbound a disabled van on the shoulder, so you want to watch for that, northbound and southbound some issues, seeing northbound slowing right here, as well because of that. construction blocks not one but two lanes on the turnpike eastbound that may cause a slow go between valley forge and norristown, you're seeing that in some spots. live in new jersey on 42 northbound traffic creek road no big problems there roads are clear and dry and good to go in new jersey. >> breaking right now an abandoned purse is all the police have been able to torched of a missing teenager. she was last seen walking near germantown avenue at 8:00 p.m.
last night. his father said he picked up the 17-year-old after attending a concert in camdenment on their way home, the father said the teen asked to stop because she was not feeling well and needed to relieve herself. her father said she walked into the woods when she didn't return he want looking foreand called 911. police checked the wood wood area where she was last seen. we had k-9 officers with the dogs check the wooded area. widow our aviation unit helicopter overhead with their lights. >> the teen was wearing a maroon haltering top and jean shorts and white sneakers. >> happening today the sentencing for the black market body sculpture better known as the black madam was convicted of third degree murder. a british dancer died after she
gave her butt injections with industrial grade silicone four years ago. a police officer suffered a minor injury during a domestic incident in south philadelphia. it happened around 10:30 on the 700 block of south 17th street. police say the suspect had to be tazed before being taken into custody. a female officer was treated for a minor hand injury. developing though, the massive manhunt for twonvicted killers has been expanded to another state. david sweat's mother is begging him to surrender. >> get back to where you belong before you get hurt. give up. >> reporter: investigators are questioning joyce mitchell an employee trying to figured out if she helped them get the power tools that they cut and drilled their way to freedom.
mitchell went to the hospital with chest pains the day the convicts were reported missing. >> chester county school teacher is off the job and in jail. he was a teacher coach and supervise at the phelps school in malvern. a former student claimed abuse on campus between 2013 and 2014. police are concerned there may be other victims. a former principal in atlantic city is accused of stealing more than ten thousand dollars raised for the uptown school complex where she worked latishaman was charged yesterday. if convicted she faces up to ten years in prison. security council will call for a special committee to
oversea the district's finances they are seeking $103 million in additional revenue. they raised property use and occupancy and parking taxes. it will fall short of 70 million for city schools. >> we raised taxes over the last several years and we're doing it again. if we have to go back and found $20 million in savings, then the only thing left to do is to increase class sizes and they are already the 33 that's not something i'm willing to do just yet. >> city council will hold a final vote june 18 before members go on summer recess. >> david murphy is here, you should take it easy today because we're not used to this kind of heat yet. >> reporter: we are not. this afternoon hot and humid today and tomorrow, so it's two
days you have to be careful about this. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're dry this morning. taking a look outside sun getting in through the early clouds at the shore. shore will be one of the few places where you'll get a break there. 71 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint creeping up so it's humid, the temperatures so far not too bad. winds south/southwest at 8. a little bit breezy. in the day and mid afternoon hours, clouds and sun by 3:00 p.m. there could showers and thunderstorms in the poconos. we head in toward dinnertime showers and thunderstorms may dip closer to trenton and allentown. where they hit they could produce drenching downpours and light winds. the rest of the region looks to be hot and humid and missing out on most of the stormy activity. by 11:00 p.m. we're dieing down for the most part.
the big story today is the heat and humidity. 73 by 8:00 a.m. 11:00, 86. if you have errands to run get them done early in the day because this afternoon we'll be in the 90s with a high of 95 tieing a record high in philadelphia. if we hit that that would be around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. so pretty soupy out there. several records may fall or at least be tied. philadelphia looks to be the most likely. allentown, 92. close to the record. one degree off in wilmington, looks like reading and the airport atlantic city will miss out. if you head a little past the airport and go toward the shore you'll get a break. high temperatures 8 old from surf city to ocean city. ocean temperature, 65 off the south jersey coast and 66 off rehoboth beach and bethny beach. clouds and sun. we have more thunderstorms
mainly north possible, 95 degrees is the forecast high again tomorrow that would be another record-territory high with another thunderstorm around. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows that things do get better, 95 today and tomorrow. two oppressively humid days, particularly friday it will be worse than today humidity wise. sticky on saturday, high of 90. if we hit that that will be three days of 90 or better that will be the first season heat wave. we miss that, but either way it will be a sticky day take it easy. sunday we ease back to 85 degrees, there's a chance of pop-up shower or thunderstorm on saturday, on sunday the area is dry. monday partly sunny and 84, perhaps a storm there staying in the mid 80s on tuesday and wednesday. three real hot days, two especially and then things get better. >> a rm toker girl -- a former
girlfriend of james holmes shares her view of a confessed killer in colorado. >> reporter: we have an accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound pushed off to the shoulder right here, police on the scene past gladwyn watch for a slower go there. we'll look at the big picture and see whose slowing you down heading to work. >> chaos erupts dwurng -- during a graduation auto west. see the video on "action news."
>> 6:42, getting a sense from this picture how hot it will get here. just looks soupy here, 71 degrees, we're getting up to 95-degree high a record tier in philadelphia. >> time to look at the roads and karen rogers will help you do it. >> reporter: it's not so bad, we have an accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound it's extra heavy traffic on the schuylkill expressway looking live near industry avenue. you're heavy approaching the boulevard to gladwyn. watch for that. on the big picture that's the accident scene off to the side. i-95 looking at slow speeds for 14 miles per hour southbound near girard about 18 miles per hour southbound near cottman so look for that. we have a couple of other issues on the pennsylvania turnpike, eastbound, between valley forge and norristown, we've got construction out there causing a bit of a problem. in pottstown it's a fire
location, this is new here, center avenue at south price street we have crews responding to the scene. new castle county, 202 southbound i-95 construction blocking the right lane, that will be out there for a few more hours. 71 in philadelphia. 67 in allentown. 66 in millville. we've been talking about the heat coming our way but we don't have any weather-related problems that will affect traffic. there will be a spotty storm here or there late today or this evening. otherwise, hot and humid, high of 95 erin. >> new on "action news," a flight from charlotte to paris hit a bump in the road before take off. american airline flight ran off the runway took out a chunk of the pavement 3 feet deep and 15 feet wide. the airline said the plane was fine and continued on to paris. james holmes first love is expected to be on the stand today. the ex-girlfriend of the colorado theater shooter said
holmes took her to a horror movie festival for their first date. she described him as a bright but shy neuro science grad student. he pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for opening fire into a crowded theater in 2012. the. >> there seems to be high demand for logos on the black market. a group was caught in california for taking the toys to the bank. they were charge with hitting stores are us stores. they are scene leaving the store with a cart full of items. the stores claim the net loss is around $100,000. angela hartford's phone has been missing since march. someone used the a facebook app on that phone 0 upload a new photo on her profile. her brother hopes this is a clue
that will help police track him down and posted a reply on hartford's page that reads i'm going to catch you. >> a live preview of "good morning america" is next. >> a scuffle overseats turning into an -- over seats turns into an all-outbrawl at graduation. >> reporter: we have pollen in the medium high range. it's going to be hot and humid shorts and ts on the kids definitely and tell them lots of water breaks and air quality not good for seniors and young kids today. we'll have the day planner forecast in your area, temperatures up next. america runs on dunkin'.
and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with and reach for the one you deserve. >> reporter: what happens in the commercial breaks stay in the commercial breaks. >> like vegas. >> reporter: let's check outside, 422 approaching oaks, eastbound traffic heavy from oaks to 23. we have sun glare out there. we have better news with the newark, wilmington line. delays have ended things are looking better. patco is running on the thursday track work schedule. >> reporter: we have numbers that are okay in the northern and western suburbs, 68 in pottstown and chester. the humidity is up, and continue to climb along with the numbers. 70 in gandys beach. 60 everywhere else.
66 in avalon and upper 60s in hockessin and smyrna. if you've got errands to run get out early 9:00 a.m., 78. noon, 89. this afternoon 94 degrees by 3:00 p.m. the high today is going to be 95 degrees, we'll end it right there, it will be around 4:00 p.m. 92 by 6:00 p.m. late this afternoon and early this evening there's chance of pop up gusty thunderstorms mainly toward the lehigh valley. errand and matt. thanks so much, david. >> 6:50 we'll check in with "good morning america." >> and talk to our good friend amy robach and see what's coming up. >> reporter: hey matt and erin. coming up next we're talking about severe weather and flash flooding in colorado. details on the hunt for the
men escaped from prison. authorities are expanding their search into vermont. today one of the escapees moms is speaking out. caught on camera a dramatic rescue at sea coast guard rescuing the crew of a sinking fishing boat. we'll have the latest on that story coming up. you may have heard father's day is a week away. tory johnson is hear with deals and steals. get the computers ready matt and erin. >> thanks, amy. a fight over seat selection erupted into a melee at a high school graduation in las vegas. ceremony was held on the campus. unlv. the campus police broke up the brawl. on the people's scene country's biggest star shines at the country music awards. lady antebellum carey underwood
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>> it is 6:55, heavy smoke and flames damaged a building in north philadelphia. it started in the girard grocery and spread to empty apartments above. philadelphia city council will consider a resolution that calls for a committee to oversee the school district's finances. they are seeking $150 million for additional revenue in the city. counsel gave an approval for
70 million. >> reporter: the commute is not terrible, it's just the normal terrible. slowing from the betsy ross bridge to girard. no issues on i-95 everybody trying to get to work. pottstown we have a fire location center avenue at south bright street. watch for crews responding to the scene there. >> reporter: it's going to be a hot one and humid one 78 degrees by 9:00 a.m. noon, 89. 3:00 p.m., 94 the high around 4:00 p.m. 95 degrees hot and very humid we're not used to this, we're not acclimated so you want to take cool breaks. keep in mind there's an air quality alert. the air quality is not great if you're in a risk group especially if you're seniors kids or suffering from asthma or problems with the lungs or heart. >> there's terrible and normal terrible. >> i think that's positive.
good morning, america. breaking overnight, severe storms explode from coast to coast. lightning blows out these transformers. flash floods put cars underwater. a dust storm causes a deadly pileup and worst flooding in decade forces families from their homes. nearly a dozen states in the bull's-eye. police shutting down this highway and setting up flood lights overnight hunting for those escaped killers going from house to house and what that prison worker under suspicion is telling investigators about the breakout this morning. desperate moments caught on camera. a coast guard helicopter races to save the crew of a sinking ship. >> one guy just went over on the starboard side. >> the men cling to the railing as the boat plunges underwater. the heroes behind this rescue this morning. and bugging out.