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> good morning, 4:30, march 10. we have two breaking news, two philadelphia officers were injured in a crash, the driver who hit them took off. five people are shot to death at a party near pittsburgh and two suspects are on the loose. hillary clinton and bernie sanders go head to head after sanders surprise victory in michigan. let's go over to david murphy and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: don't you wish we
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could stay lights forever. we'll get a record high and things change tomorrow. cloud cover out there, we'll have sunshine shine running through at times, showers north and west of us, later today and tonight the northern suburbs, allentown, the poconos might pick up a little bit of that. 58 degrees in philadelphia. not coat weather today. 567 in allentown. 61 in reading, 53 in cape may. light this morning. opt bus stop, partly cloudy and mild, 57 by 8:00 a.m. off to the races by this afternoon. 1:00 p.m., 75 degrees, 3:00 p.m., yet another record high in philadelphia. 80 degrees a mix of clouds and sun, and by 6:00 we're holding on to the low 70s. matt pellman things do cool down a bit tomorrow, there are the chance -- there is the chance of showers tonight. i'll have the details on that. >> reporter: i'll tell you you
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know how to pick the days off. i hope you enjoyed it. good morning everybody, we're more excited to see david back this morning than this back this morning, the closure of the vine street expressway, as i promised you it would it shut down overnight between the schuylkill expressway and broad street. they will do it again tonight at 11:00 p.m. this is the schuylkill expressway from the ramp of the eastbound vine blocked off for the overnight construction they are scheduled to reopen the vine by 5:00 a.m. in the next half-hour we'll watch it and let you know as soon as they do. on the big picture, we have broken down vehicles on the ramp from the boulevard southbound to the schuylkill expressway westbound. two on the side. hit-and-run accident juniata park g and erie. matt and tam will have details on that.
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montgomeryville a crash brought down pole and wires doylestown road and pine crest lane that's a good spot to avoid on thursday. let's follow up on breaking news, two philadelphia police officers have been hurt, a driver plowed into their cruiser and took off. it happened at the intersection of g and erie in juniata park. sadot scott is live at the scene with the very latest. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, that's right, we are told the two police officers were injured. their injuries are minor. the search 0 on for the driver. let me show you what's happening. the intersection is closed off at g and east erie avenue. that's the vehicle right there, it's an unmarked police vehicle that came to a stop up against the coca-cola building. it happened before 3:30 a.m., 24th district plain clothes
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officers were in the unmarked vehicle traveling west on erie when a car came up from behind and hit them and took off. sphorlt police vehicle it hit -- fort police vehicle it hit a parked car and came to rest by the coca-cola building. one officer has aabrasions to his legs. the injuries are minor. police are looking for a dark-colored vehicle with heavy front end damage. police don't know if it was intentional or the driver knew they were office. police are looking at nearby surveillance footage to get a better picture displnchts red cross is -- red cross is helping
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families whose home collapsed. the red cross is helping seven people including two children from a neighboring house. city inspectors are looking at what caused the home to give way. five people are dead in what police are calling an ambush-styled shooting in a backyard party in suburban pittsburgh. two gunmen are at large. police say people ran from the party toward the house once bullets started flying, as they were fleeing it appears a second gunman opened fire from the side of the yard. neighbors never saw this coming. this street is always quiet there's nothing but kids on the street, so see that, it's shocking everyone else up here. i'm shaking, it's pretty bad. police say two gunman took off on foot and at this point
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there's no word on who they are or why they did it. two people are dead after a fiery wreck in delaware it happened around 11:00 p.m. new castle avenue in wilmington. it appears the driver was speeding when the car lost control. the vehicle slammed into a telephone pole and burst into flames. two people were trapped in the car. the crash brought down several poles causing power outages to the south wrij section of the city -- south bridge section of the city. the man accused of ambushing a police officer is being charged. heart net's alarm was shattered. he said he shot hartnett in the name of islam. friends and colleagues will come together for a vigil for new jersey state trooper sean
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cullen. cullen died after being hit by a car responding to an accident on i-295 in deptford township, monday night. a public viewing will be held sunday 2 to 7:00 p.m. saint charles church in cinnaminson. a second viewing is scheduled monday from 8 to 11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at noon. one of the rescuers who sought to save his life is speaking out. she saw the car fire on 295 on monday night and pulled over. moments later they heard a separate consider crash into officer cullen. fisher said they did everything in her power to help. i wanted him to get home to his family as we were working on him, one trooper yelled out he had a baby and another on the one. that made us work even harder.
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the driver who struck cullen is cooperating. turning to politics, hillary clinton and bernie sanders go toe to toe in their 8ing debate. they tackled immigration and clinton's e-mail controversy and of course, donald trump. >> reporter: here they are again, days after a debate in flint michigan and 24 hours after a contest win in michigan for bernie sanders. both battling it out in miami. excuse me. >> reporter: in a bilingual debate, both candidates offering their finally pitch to latino voters. immigration being a talking point. i do not want to deport children or family members. clinton was pressed on her e-mails. i did not send or receive any e-mails marked classified at the time.
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>> reporter: after sanders was asked to explain his praise for fidel castro in the 1980s. i think that was a mistake. >> reporter: clinton pounced. that was the kind of revolution of values i want to see anywhere. >> reporter: clinton is dominating in the polls. even if she were to lose all five states, she could win the nomination. is donald trump a racist. trafficking in prejudice and paranoia has no place in the political system. we do not as donald trump and others have done, to resort to racism and bigotry. >> reporter: miami is a little crowded right now, the republican candidates debate
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tonight. a florida woman known for her gun advocacy is shot in the back by her own 4-year-old son. she could face charges. a kindergarten teacher springs into action to save her students from a fallen tree are a branch. >> reporter: it's a mild day, after school it's shorts and ts, i'll have the change for tomorrow. that's all ahead.
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with. new this morning a kindergarten teacher in california is being called a hero for saving her students from a falling tree branch. she pushed her students outside the san diego school. it hit her on the head. they was and
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responsive on the way to the hospital. >> reporter: if you hear crackling above you get out from under that tree. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we are dry and we are on the verge of another beautiful day in the region. take a look outside, few more clouds around, it will be tranquil and warm, as you step outside, comfortable conditions, there's penns landing, everything is dry. 58 degrees in philadelphia. that's typical of temperatures across the region. the dewpoint 47 so the air is dry, winds are light at 7 miles per hour currently. satellite and radar shows you how there is a little bit more cloud cover around. off to the north and west of us we have sprinkles and showers. some of the showers later in the evening hours will dip into the poconos and the lehigh valley, but that's not until late tonight. ahead of that we'll see a mix of clouds and sun today. once again it's going to be warm. 57 degrees by 8:00 a.m.
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65 by 10:00. in the low 70s by noon, 3:00 p.m. we'll go for a high of 80. 77 in allentown 78 in trenton. 70 degrees in cape may, 72 in atlantic city. a little cooler next to the cool ocean water. records may fall, philadelphia, allentown, trenton, the airport in atlantic city have a chance of beating the old records in the mid 70s, most of those back in 2006 we've seen the trend with the warmer air over the last several years. future tracker 6, allentown may get a little sprinkle or shower. set e cesily will show you that at 6abc. and adam on phl17. by the time we go on the air tomorrow we'll have wet roads
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and storm tracker 6 live double scan showing you this tomorrow morning. by 9:00, 9:30 looks like the rain is over, but we'll see sunshine re-emerge, the other change tomorrow will be the return of cooler air. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, more record warmth today, high of 80 degrees in philadelphia. as you just saw a lot of suburbs climbing into the 70s. tomorrow, behind that rain, which does end early during the morning commute. it will be breezy and cooler, but nice for the this time of the year, 66 degrees. saturday, partly sunny, 64 degrees, i accidently positioned that clock one day too soon. saturday night is the night we spring forward and lose an hour of sleep, but we're springing into spring and that's always nice. 64 on sunday, late showers. rain on monday, high of 60. somewhat cloudy, tuesday, showers, as well, but you can
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see we inch back up to 65 and close to 70 next wednesday. remember when we're not on the air you can always check out the latest weather information on it's just been nice to look at the last couple of days. welcome back. good to see you, david. >> reporter: thank you matt. you, too. contract go to works -- contract negotiations resume always rail workers threaten to strike. there's a disagreement how service could wind down if there's a strike. a union spokesman claims the agency has not shared plans or sought input, the deadline to strike is 12:01 a.m., sunday. here's the question for investigators in northern florida, how did a 4-year-old boy a little boy whose face is shaded get a gun. he used the gun to shoot his
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mother in the back while she was driving. a deputy saw 31-year-old behaving fran tickly inside her pick up truck what was shot on the side of the road. her son has accidently shot her through the driver seat with the gun. they are investigating whether any criminal charges will be filed. the florida statute is specific to keep firearms out of the reach of young girl. she is expected to be okay, she runs a pro gun facebook page where she posted about her son's abbott to shoot. the boy is staying with relatives. the knife found at oj simpson's former california estate is not the murder weapon. it is common among gardeners and too small to have caused the wounds that killed nicole brown
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simpson and ron goldman in 1994. tests on the knife will be back in 4 weeks. a water ban is in place at a new jersey school district because of high lead levels. employees for the state of pennsylvania will start to see many in their paycheck starting tote, we'll complain why next.
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a look at north broad street from our temple university camera. 60 degrees, getting up to the 80s again today. mr. matt pellman. >> reporter: counts pesk. you sounds perfect. you know how i like to keep you abreast of national days, this is national sleep awareness week. as you head to the vine street expressway, things are better he they reopened the westbound lanes at broad street. eastbound we have the off ramp to the westbound of the schuylkill expressway from the eastbound vine reopened, be but the eastbound schuylkill expressway is still closed.
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they are cleaning up the accident voferlings -- involving the police officer at juniata park avoid that area. on the bridge front the maintenance of the burlington bristol overnight has cleared out. crews return tonight at 9:00 p.m. watch out for the on going work betsy ross bridge to richmond street. officials have shut off water at 30 school buildings because of elevated levels of lead. annual levels found levels from nondetected to above standards. they don't believe contamination poses any serious health risks and dep said no lead has been found in the newark's water
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supplies. they have brought in bottled water. walmart in pennsylvania will be giving out a raise. 40,000 workers across the state will earn minimum. 1.4 million employees across the nation specifically those who were hired before the begin of this year. ceo of volkswagen america has resign. michael horn has agreed to leave. vw was at the center of the scandal after the cars were found to be programmed to cheat on the emissions tests. the dow was up by 36 points, good news to start on thursday morning. the futures look like they are pointing to a higher open and a kitchen tape is going to cost you a little bit more. olive oil prices are up 20% because of a drought in spain
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we are learning new information about a stomach bug making people sick at lafayette college in easton. it is confirmed it's the norovirus. 50 students and staff have come down with the stomach virus. crews will clean and stan -- sanitize the campus throughout the weekend. a driver smashed into an unmarked philadelphia police cruiser injuring two officers. we'll have a live report from the scene coming up next. later, chefs at the white house are getting ready for a special meal for tonight's state dinner honoring the new canadian prime minister.
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switch to better. switch to fios is 5:00 a.m., thursday, march 10 we're following breaking news. two philadelphia police officers were injured in a hit hit-and-run crash this morning. more police are patrolling center city where a large after school melee broke out yesterday. automatic act is tracking -- accuweather is tracking warm temperatures for you today. let's go over to david murphy and matt pellman in for karen. >> reporter: it's a beautiful day, that's part of the package, we're in the warm sector of this approaching cold front. warm air in place, clouds and sun, later on in the nighttime


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