tv Action News 430 AM ABC June 25, 2015 4:30am-5:01am EDT
good morning we're following breaking news on this thursday june 25. fire crews battle a raging fire at a bucks county apartment building this is in to the newsroom. a bucks county band teacher has learned her fate after pleading guilty to having a sexual relationship with a student. >> power is being restored to storm-ravaged areas in the delaware, we're accuweather is tracking rain. >> good morning i'm tamala
edwards, with nydia han, matt o'donnell is off. karen rogers is off. matt pellman is in, and david murphy is here with the weather. >> reporter: we have pop-up shower today or this evening. we have downed wires tell your kids to stay away from downldz wires until they get it cleaned up. 66 in wilmington, 70 at sea isle city. heading out the door this morning, looks like it will be warm sun and clouds, 67 degrees, by 6:00, 8:00 a.m. 72 degrees. it's going to be another warm one this afternoon. 72 by 8:00. noon, 83. clouds increase as the day goes on, the high is 86 degrees at 3:00 p.m. later in the afternoon a little
spotty shower, i think most of the shower and thundershower activity will be closer to 6:00 p.m., maybe beyond that in some neighborhoods, but it's something to keep in mind. matt pellman we'll have world of steadier rain for part of the weekend. that's coming up in the seven day. >> reporter: hopefully it's nothing like tuesday. >> reporter: slowly but surely we're chipping away from the tuesday storms. the good news things are getting back to normal on mass transit. septa media/elwyn line will be back in service. norristown high speed line resuming service the length of the line including the chunk between norristown and radnor which was not running most of the day yesterday. vine street expressway, westbound opened, eastbound still shut down, construction clears in the next half-hour.
we have work going on on girard avenue, you can see the squeeze on the southbound side. this is the bullevard in east fall also. >> we're starting with breaking news. residents wo forced out -- were forced out of the country commons apartments as a raging fire broke out. the blaze ignited after 1:30 a.m. fire crews got the fire under control in about an hour, the fire was located in the rental office no injuries were reported. as well the saturday morning, the residents are reeling from the storms that tore through on tuesday night. a lot of people are without electricity and people are cleaning up. katherine scott is live in brook
haven, delaware county with more on how that's going, good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam there has been progress but there's a ways to go, crews have been working around the clock they have been working to restore power they've clearing roads and in the meantimes shelters have been set up in delaware county. another big one will be set up today to help residents who don't have any power. >> sounded like a freight train. >> reporter: the storm was intense the damage widespread. thousands are without power and in brook haven hundreds have come to this shelter for food and ice a place to charge their phones. today at 11:00 a.m., ppl park will open its doors for people to eat and shower and cool off. >> we're targeting senior citizens and disabled residents who need assistance in the city.
>> reporter: yesterday delaware county issued a state of emergency, officials have been in touch w governor to make sure residents get the necessary resources. crews have been out around the clock working to restore power. >> electricity will be restored as friday peco indicated as late as maybe saturday. >> reporter: p and l officials were out in delaware county taking a look at the damage and getting back to county officials as to what they saw a state of emergency i should in delaware county yesterday. in the meantime, if you want to know more information about the shelters that those set up, we have them at 6abc.com, we're live a brookhaven, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> help is available thank you, cath trien. >> trien -- katherine. tuesday's storms knocked out the power of the restaurant on egg harbor road.
hundreds of pounds of chicken reveal, cause and more has -- sauce and more has gone bad. >> we're looking at 15,000 divorce dollars. >> it's bad for this type of business. >> that's got to hurt. he owns south pizza said he is insured, it's bad for business to tell his customers the restaurants are closed. >> tuesday's storm left hundreds of people without power, peco has 66,000, atlantic city electric, 128,000. pse&g, 15,000 customers and delmarva, 4,000 customers. there are dozens of photos and videos from our "action news" crews and from you the viewers on 6abc.com, remember to send us
your photos on social media with the #6abc action. >> a former band teacher in bucks county pleaded guilty to having sex with a 14-year-old student was sentenced from 1 # 1/2 to 23 months in prison. at the sentencing the 31-year-old apologized to the child and his family for what she called selfish actions. two of the victims of the south carolina church shootings be laid to rest. the public viewing for pastor and state nor clementa pinkney begins swell. more than 100 participants embraced one another as they participated in a memory article to victims. this was the same class that
dylann roof was invited into before shooting the nine people. the message of the study was the power of love. >> it will be a busy day for the philadelphia delegation in rome getting ready for the pope's visit in september. here's brian taff. >> reporter: good morning from rome, the final day of meeghts for the philadelphia -- meetings for the philadelphia delegation before they head back home in preparation for the delegation of world meeting of families. murng -- among the meetings will will be between mayor nutter and the mayor of roam e -- rome. for the mayor of rome it's commonplace to have huge crowds see pope francis, mayor nutter wanting to pickle his brain how to handle that and welcoming and accommodating to all the crowds that are expected to come to
philadelphia in september. so quite a few meetings on tap more details to be worked out we'll be learn be more throughout the day and patsing them alodge to you right here. for now in rome, brian taff channel 6 "action news." >> stay with us as brian will have reports from rome all week long. you can get an update on the pope's visit by following our twitter account 6abc pope. philadelphia is set to stand tall on the national stage with an incredible maritime display that the city has not seen in 15 years the tall ships festival sails into port this afternoon docking along the delaware river. some of the vessels have already arrived. others rebuke floating down the river during a parade on the water. join us this afternoon for a special live broadcast of the tall ships parade of sails.
adam joseph, alicia vitarelli sharrie williams and our own karen rogers will be there at 2:00 p.m. i think we will try to make it there, too. >> president obama had a heckler ejected out of a white house event. find out what he said not in my house. >> two robberies are uncovered thanks to social media. we have a high of 86 degrees, right around average and well off the record high of 98. 68 tonight, what about the potential of showers during the parade of sails. we'll detail abbey take a look at the weekend too, there could be weekend rain for at least part of the time. it's all ahead in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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morning. as we take a look outside we'll see sunshine mixing with some clouds as the day goes on, i think some sun gets in during the morning with high clouds there's temple university looking south along broad street, sky6 hd. 73 degrees if in philadelphia. dewpoint, 56. winds out of the north/northwest 5 miles per hour. no tornado in each greenwich township gloucester county from the problems that we had on tuesday. investigation happened yesterday and the national weather service decided this was a macro burst which is a form of straight lined winds from a fast-moving thunderstorm moving quickly and shooting the winds out ahead of it. the time was before 6:00 on tuesday, the maximum wind speed estimated at 85 miles per hour. lasted between five and 20
minutes. you only need a couple of minutes of a wind gust to cause the damage we saw on tuesday. future tracker 6 showing we'll see sun and clouds gather as the day goes on. the model not too hot on thundershowers, i can't rule it out totally. later on in the evening there may be a shower or thundershower from philadelphia south later in the evening hours 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. the arrival of showers and thundershowers. it will be warm, high of 86 around 3:00 p.m., 82 by 5:00 p.m. maybe couple of showers moving in by 5:00 p.m. or 6:00. maybe a shower 83, 84 in
millville. down the shore, on or about 80 or so. closer look at the shore shows 68 degrees along south jersey, it's warmer entering the delaware bay. 80 degrees the high in rehoboth beach. tomorrow, looks like we'll have a damp start with a frontal boundary area of low pressure in the area. as the day goes on we'll get afternoon peeks of sunshine, 78 is the high. saturday another wave of low pressure approaches in the afternoon and evening in particular looks like we'll get a soaker out of that, future tracker 6 picks up on the idea, at 8:10:30 there's steady rain. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sun and clouds today 86. pretty good for the parade of sail. we'll see showers late in the evening or thundershowers. morning rain saturday, rain
ending quickly peeks of sun 78. saturday, cooler and rain, 72 is the high there. sunday, clouds and sun 78. a slight chance of a spotty shower or thundershower. looks like we start to warm up again next week. new on "action news" a texas man is accused of putting on a zebra mask and brandishing an ak-47. investigators say an anonymous tip led them to dunkin. when they checked him his facebook they saw the photos wearing the zebra mask and giving dunkin a kiss. he confessed to both robberies and recovered an ak-47. president obama ordered a heckler to be removed from an event at the white house. >> you know what, no, no, no,
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ended in terror with a call to police because the bus driver fell asleep at the wheel. the bus carrying 40 children and ten chaperones when the driver slumped over her seat. police met the bus but did not arrest the driver. this is new on "action news," terrifying letters forced a union county, new jersey, to three their new home. according to a lawsuit filed against the previous owners, the new owners said they are being watched in their west fieldhouse after being $1.3 million. they have received several letters from a mysterious person. they claim the previous owners 0 were aware of the man who calls himself the watcher. in the letters, the man asked have they found what's in the walls yet and other things.
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good morning, it is 5:00 a.m. on this thursday, june 25, matt is off, nydia han is joining us. here's what's happening. >> hundreds of thousands remain in the dark this morning we're live with how local residents can find relief today. quick actioning residents save a 4-year-old boy from drowning in a pool. >> the parade of sails is set to set sail down the delaware river. along with a ruby ducky my daughter will love that that