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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6 o'clock on this wednesday february 22nd and we're following breaking news. >> indeed. there's some major backups at philadelphia international airport as chopper6 flies above the airline. one airline is having some trouble, they're being forced to manually check in passengers, a slow process one by one. >> massive fire tears through a property at the jersey shore. >> and we're keeping a close eye on your morning commute especially if you use septa. there could be some delays in parts of the service as federal investigators try to get to the bottom of a train
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crash. >> weather and traffic coming at you right now with david and karen. >> and there's a little bit of light rain that just started to fall on the terrace. we're looking for spotty sprinkles. take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan and a big batch of rain south of baltimore heading towards area south of dover but again in and around the immediate region some real tiny specs of light rain and drizzle possible this morning. there you see the wide view. a lot of cloud cover. it does look like the clouds are going to thin out a little bit as we go later into the morning and afternoon. temperatures are not bad this morning, 42 degrees in philadelphia, 40 degrees on the nose in allentown. 40 in trenton. 40 in wilmington, 41 in millville. winds are light and as we go through the day, again, some sun returns as the day goes on and we do get mild later. by noon, 58 degrees and by 3 o'clock, that's your high, 63, well above average and still holding the mid-50's as late as 7 o'clock tonight. we've got even warmer air coming over the next couple of days. the very latest numbers from accuweather coming up, karen. >> all right day. we're live right now on the schuylkill expressway in king of prussia looking live past
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202. that's your eastbound traffic headed towards gulf mills. if you're coming in from paoli or valley forge you'll surely value delay later but not just yet and watching for it to be a little damp with a passing sprinkle around. hamilton avenue at easton road, we've got a scene of an accident in abington. we're hearing now there are injuries so we've got police ambulance all on the scene with this accident so watch for some restrictions right there. let's go outside and check i-95 approaching cottman. that's your southbound traffic headed towards center city. no big deal. an easy 13 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine traveling southbound and the vine street expressway was shut down overnight. everything's opened now. looking pretty good. light volume. crews will return again at 11 o'clock tonight though and shut the vine down in both directions for construction, tam. >> all right, thank you, karen. let's go back to chopper over philadelphia international airport. here's what's going on. american airlines last night, they had scheduled a power outage in hopes of getting it done, getting everything backline as they began to open up for the morning commute, but instead, they're having
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some trouble getting the computers back up and running. so here's what that means. they've got ticket agents out there by handwriting out people's tickets and manually checking their bags. if that sounds slow, it is because that is slow. we're hearing that there's some backups that have started inside the american airlines terminals as the morning goes on at 6:03 right now. those are sure to grow. of course we'll keep an eye on this in terms of whether or not they get that system updated or what's going on when it comes to the wait. if you have an american airlines flight this morning. and on tom another means of transportation. federal investigators are still in delaware county at a septa yard trying to figure out what caused two trains to collide. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live for us now inside the 69th street transportation center in upper darby with the latest. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. that's right, the investigation continues. in the meantime septa is saying that service this morning along this stretch should look pretty close to
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normal. at this point they are unable to use this loop here because as you can see, there are still crews at work trying to move the affected train cars from this stretch. but so right now this loop remains out of commission. however, they're able to turn the trains around at the terminal. so hopefully service should look pretty close to normal. morning rush was under way yesterday when it happened around 8:10 a.m., a collision at 69th street terminal involving three six-car trains. seven cars derailed. >> when i got up here they said the train that i was going to be on was in an accident. >> reporter: federal investigators from the national transportation safety board were called to the scene in upper darby last night. septa crews are now working to remove the cars involved which weigh about 37 tons each. septa officials say a moving train on number two loop collided with the rear of a stopped train. the stopped train had been waiting to approach the terminal. the force of the impact pushed the lead car of the moving
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train outward into the path of a third train on the next track. the operator of the striking train is most seriously injured. it's unclear why his train didn't stop. septa says the accident is unrelated to issues of cracks recently found in dozens of cars on the market frankford line adding these cars were recently inspected. >> we will not allow a train to get on the line that is not safe. >> reporter: and back here live where septa crews continue their work, as far as injuries were concerned, two passengers and two septa operators were hurt yesterday. one operator remains in the hospital in critical condition. the rest were treated and released. it's unclear what those two passengers were still doing on the train. they should have gotten off at the platform before this had happened. we're live in upper darby, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> thanks, katherine. also breaking this morning, fire tore through a home in cape may county, new jersey, early this morning t an "action news" viewer captured video of these
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intense flames engulfing the home on the 100 block of reeves beach road in goshen middle township. firefighters were called to the scene at 3:30 a.m. the fire caused the roof to collapse and spread to a nearby shed and two boats on the property. no word yet on any injuries or what sparked the blaze. and this is new, a second man has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting of a rutgers university student last year. the essex county prosecutor's office says franed ramirez was arrested yesterday in the dominican republic ramirez and marcus fell likes are accused of robbing and killing patel at his off campus a police say ramirez could be back in the united states as early as today. police in montgomery county released pictures of man they believe is burglarizing local stores by breaking through roofers. these surveillance photos are from february 13th at the
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patel food market on bethlehem pike. you can see the man dangling from the ceiling. he was able to steal money from the cash register. there were two other incidents in montgomery county, this month where a burglar rappels through the roof to rob stores. >> gloucester township police are investigating a possible abduction attempt. this happened on mayapple road monday night. a woman says man drove up to her got out to talk to her and then tried to pull her into his vehicle. the woman screamed and the suspect took off. police say the man may have been driving a newer model white suv with black trim and a dash mounted navigation system. police do not believe that attempted abduction is connected to the two kidnappings in new castle county delaware. police continue to search for that suspect. they were on mounted patrols yesterday at the arundel apartments in pike creek. that is where a woman says she was attacked on sunday night and police say that the same man who attacked her attacked another woman on february 13th at the top of the hill apartments in north wilmington.
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>> a kitchen item you might use to cook with every day is becoming more scares. maribel aber is live in times square with the drizzling details. maribel. >> reporter: hey, good morning matt. i hope tam knows this win. the price of olive oil is expected to rise this year a combination of bad weather and pests have hampered the harvests in italy and other parts of europe expected to drive prices higher than more than 20 percent. in the u.s. you can expect a more modest rise. quick on stocks, stocks gained yesterday with the dow closing at a record high for the eighth straight session. futures pointing to a slightly lower. oh report on existing home sales due out today. >> maribel he not only uses a lot of olive oil he's very specific about that olive oil. he's not going to like this story. >> matt pelman and i just used olive oil with some pierogies yesterday for lunch. >> just had a glass of it.
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>> it's good for you. >> you win. >> storm tracker6 live double scan shows you while most of the region is dry we go in tight and we have a couple showers popping through the philadelphia region. some of our northern suburbs northeast philadelphia with some of this as well and every now and then you get a little blip highlighted in yellow so maybe for a couple minutes it comes down kind of steady. south jersey seeing a bit of this. most of it is moving towards the east of medford lakes and that cluster of green near doylestown and the lansdale that's ground clutter around the radar. as you take a look outside sky6 looking along broad street from temple university and a lot of clouds over philadelphia and a couple of raindrops here or there. 42 degrees in the city currently. temperatures actually not too bad. a lot milder than yesterday. 40 in wilmington, 40 in allentown, 42 in reading, 40 in trenton, 41 in millville, 43 in cape may. satellite also shows you a lot of cloud cover stretching back to the west but we do expect these clouds to break up a bit as the day goes on and we should return some sunshine
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into play. clouds and sun is the call for this afternoon in the lehigh valley. milder than yesterday with a high of 62. well above average. down the shore, well, some spots will hold in the upper 50's including ac but still not bad with a mix of clouds and sun, your ocean temperature still cool at 42 and in philadelphia we'll go for a high had of 63 degrees with a mix of clouds and eventually sun returning the milder than yesterday with a high of 63 and winds staying on the light side. overnight tonight, still on the mild side. that 48 might seem a little cool to you but consider that the average high this time of year is 45, so the low higher than the average high and for february that's a pretty good number. partly cloudy overnight and winds remaining light. and then tomorrow with an area of high pressure off the coast and a frontal boundary kind of stalled to our west, i mean very slowly coming in our direction we're going to pump mild air up in front of that frontal boundary and get up to 72 degrees, 26 degrees above average and then as we head into friday there's an even warmer batch of air that's going to ride along that front, excuse me, and we'll get up to the mid 70's on
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friday. might not get a record on thursday the way things look now but we'll be closer to it and in fact right now forecasting a record on friday. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, today's high is 63. clouds giving way to sun. one more. every now and then something in this studio just gets me. 72 is the high tomorrow and record warmth, 75 degrees clouds and sun and maybe a late day sprinkle or shower. then 72 saturday with a morning shower possible. not going to be raining all day but a little damp in the morning. in the afternoon a steadier rain along with a thunderstorm possible. then after that on sunday, we dip. 46 degrees, lots of sunshine is the deal for sunday. oscars at night, of course. and then 48 partly sunny on monday and on tuesday more clouds, 52 degrees and some afternoon rain possible. >> got you david. thank you. 6:11 now. terror takedown. an army veteran accused of helping isis plan a bombing spree on american soil. >> distracted driving costing
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you even if you're not the one texting behind the wheel. karen. >> we're sitting here on the mid span of the platt bridge. traffic going by pretty quickly. no problem. delays at the airport but not headed to the airport at least on the roads. we'll talk traffic and take you to bucks county, see what's going on there coming up. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> 6:14. an update on our break news, what's going on with american airlines at philadelphia international airport. as we told you, they did some kind of power restart and they can't get their computers back on so they have to check baggage by hand as people come in, there's really a lot of lines forming at the american airlines terminals and what we know now is that american airlines flights that are headed to philadelphia are now at a ground stop so that means that they're not going to be leaving for philadelphia until they can get this fixed. so, if you have a flight with american airlines that's supposed to be coming to pick you up here at philadelphia international airport, it's not going to happen right now but we'll keep you posted on how things are progressing at the airport with american airlines. >> all right. let's go to karen rogers. she'll give you the latest in traffic. >> if you're driving to the airport no delay getting there. the trouble is once you're there you're dealing with that. looking live morrisville bucks county route one pennsylvania avenue we'll see a lot of congestion on route one because everybody is avoiding the turnpike connector bridge shut down. this is a good alternate. right now seeing pretty light
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volume out there not a big deal. the overnight construction that was on route one southbound at oxford valley road is cleared but crews will return again tonight at 9 o'clock and they have been shutting that down. i want to pull in storm tracktory. we're dealing with showers that you're going through the region so some spotty showers, you're looking at on lancaster avenue 202 malvern near norristown through cherry hill, near 295, near riverside as we look in south jersey, we've got a couple of sprinkles there as well. so, we're seeing that along route 55 in glassboro and berlin, along hammonton on the white horse pike as well. so, looks fairly dry right here in bucks county but you're getting a passing shower that you're dealing with right now. over here in abington we have a serious accident. we're hearing there are injuries. we've got ambulance and police all on the scene on hamilton avenue at easton road. we haven't had a lot of accidents today but that's one you want to watch for. on the big picture it's just that time in the morning you're starting to see some slowing. the schuylkill still in pretty good shape, mostly traveling in the 40's. even i-95 the slowest spot
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right now, 43 miles an hour near bridge street so not too bad just yet. in upper darby we have portions restricted of victory avenue near route three while they do that investigation with the market frankford line. i just want to show you the temperatures. it's 42 right now in philadelphia. even milder today with a high of 63, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. a u.s. army veteran is accused of trying to help isis plot a terror attack. 25-year-old robert hester made his first court appearance in missouri yesterday. the justice department says he thought he was working with isis operatives to pull off an attack on presidents' day targeting buses and a train station in kansas city. in reality he was actually talking with undercover agents. hester was enlisted in the army for less than a year receiving a general discharge from service in 2014. >> we have new developmenting in the suspected assassination of north korean leader kim jong un's half brother in malaysia. north korea's calling for malaysia to release the two female suspects currently in custody. however, police in malaysia
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say they are still looking for several more suspects and they say one of them works at the north korean embassy in the malaysian capitol of kuala lumpur. authorities say the two women attacked kim jong nam inside the city's airport last week. police have not said how he died. they're trying to determine if the dictator put a hit on his own half brother. >> 6:18 now. still ahead, talk about model behavior. the men who saved seven teens from a central park pond turn out to be beautiful on the inside and out. >> in today's tech bytes another reason to put down your phone while driving. >> state farm says the smartphone distraction is why auto insurance rates are up for all of us. >> the company's survey found more than a third of drivers admit to texting while driving. state farm calls it an epidemic. >> you may find your favorite baseball game on facebook soon. reports say the social media site is in talks with major league baseball to live stream one game per week this season. >> and check this out. ups is testing a drone delivery system. it's launched from a specially
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designed truck. >> ups says it's meant to allow drivers to make one delivery while the drone flies another package a different location and then they reconnect. it could be years before any deliveries by drones are approved. don't get too excited. >> 7-eleven also has been doing that. those are your tech bytes. >> have a great day. >> ♪ c'mon in, pop pop! happy birthday! i survived a heart attack. i'm doing all i can to keep from having another one. and i'm taking brilinta. for people who've been hospitalized for a heart attack. i take brilinta with a baby aspirin. no more than one hundred milligrams as it affects how well it works. brilinta helps keep my platelets from sticking together and forming a clot. brilinta reduced the chance of another heart attack. or dying from one. it worked better than plavix. don't stop taking brilinta without talking to your doctor since stopping it too soon increases your risk of clots in your stent,
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>> even though it's technically still winter for some allergy sufferers it's already feeling al bit like spring. spring officially starts late next month but allergy season is already hitting a lot of country. parts of texas north carolina arkansas oklahoma louisiana and georgia are reporting high levels of tree pollen our old friend but for the rest of us including those of us around here doctors say you can still expect prime time for the allergens to really kick in in the middle of march. >> i've already been having issues. >> we'll be tracking that for you, too. >> oh, yeah, that's right we always do that too. let's take a look outside right now. we want to check these roads. noticed a little bit of
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building volume here on 422 eastbound so if you're coming from pottstown or limerick, this is a live look just past oaks and you can see not a major delay but just some building volume there. we have an issue that popped up with the regional rails. the west line had to cancel two trains so watch for that cancel. market frankford line we're seeing just slight delays possible. not expecting major issues after yesterday's accident dave. >> a little on the cool side this morning, karen, but not as bad as yesterday. i'm still recommending a winter coat for the kids then. in some neighborhoods at least right now they might want an umbrella. there's just a couple little spotty showers popping through. they're not going to last real long though. this afternoon you can ease back on the gear and here's why. it's a nice afternoon ahead. 41 by 7:00 by noon 58 and 3 o'clock up top 63 well above average with some sun coming back, 59 by 5 o'clock and by 7 o'clock 55. really any time this afternoon or even this evening not a bad time period to get out there and get some errands done perhaps matt. >> thank you david. the election and the new white house administration has
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everyone talking and not all those conversations are necessarily going well. experts say it is time for a political timeout. that is our special report on "action news" at 11:00. >> reporter: i'm erin o'hearn. people on both sides of the political aisle have strong opinions about the direction of this country under president trump and equally strong opinions about the president himself. but many of those opposing perspectives are literally destroying relationships. >> i unfriended everyone on facebook that was pro-hillary for the simple reason that those people couldn't possibly share my core values. >> reporter:. >> my brother disowned me and myself and my wife forbid us to come to his son's homecoming dinner. >> reporter: tonight we talk to experts who say it's time to take a political timeout. how to do that and why it could help your marriage your friendships is that your sanity. that's tonight only on channel6 "action news" at 11:00. go to protect your vehicle?
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>> newly released video shows last week's really close call for actor harrison ford at a southern california airport. you can see ford's single engine plane passing over an american airlines jet that had 110 passengers on board. he really cuts it close. ford was supposed to have landed on a runway that runs parallel to the taxi way at john wayne airport in santa ana. the faa is still taking a look at this near miss. >> an update on the strangers who rescued mischievous teens from new york's central park. the men are fashion models.
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seven teens fought to stay afloat in the icy pond on monday and they ignored warning signs started sliding and stomping on the ice before it gave way. two girls right in front of them were taking a selfie just before the other seven fell in. luckily for them australian models ethan turnbull and his friend bennett jonas were skateboarding nearby and saw the ice collapse. >> it was only a matter of seconds and it went from playing dancing around on the ice taking selfies to actually being in the water and the water was definitely pretty cold. >> i never once was worried about my life. my main focus was to get them all out, whatever, you know, whatever it took. >> the seven teens between 15 and 16 years old were treater for minor hypothermia. >> lucky those two were around. 6:27. we're following some major issues at philadelphia international airport. chopper6 is live there over philadelphia international airport. the problem is affecting
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anybody who is using american airlines. long lines there at the airport and now a ground stoppage for american flights that want to come into the airport. a live update is up next.
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>> breaking right now a computer problem is causing delays for american airlines passengers at philadelphia international airport. >> septa repair crews remain on the scene of yesterday's train crash and we're keeping an eye on what that may mean for a chance of delays this morning. >> also breaking, a masked armed man pulls off an armed home invasion in north philadelphia. >> good morning out there. it is now 6:30 here on this wednesday february 22nd. let's get a look at your accuweather and your traffic with dave murphy and karen rogers. good morning. >> good morning everyone. we have a shower right now over the terrace but as you look at storm tracker6 live double scan, most of the area is still dry. just a couple of little blips
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of green righter and round righd philadelphia. if you get caught in this it won't last long but if it's happening umbrellas required. down to the south, south of dover a little more of a apron phoned shower moving east. we have expected clouds to give way to sun later today. temperatures aren't that bad. 42 degrees in philadelphia, 40 in allentown, 40 in trenton, 40 in wilmington currently. 41 in millville reason 4 43 in e may. cloudy by 7 o'clock, 41. still a couple of showers here and there. and then by noon, 58 with some sun returning and partly sunny skies later today. by 3 o'clock a mild high of 63 degrees and even as late as 7 o'clock we're still looking at 55 degrees. it's so funny while i was sitting here telling you about that, the rain has subsided and now we're down to just a little bit of drizzle so these showers really don't last all that long. when i step inside it gets even milder tomorrow. friday and possibly saturday as well. there is some weekend rain.
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all of those subjects will be on file coming up when we look at the seven day, to. karen what you got on the roads right now. >> week see some of the showers have gotten the roads a little bit wet as we look live at i-95. not coming down terribly as david says the showers come and go. damp on i-95 approaching cottman. further south we're jamming up from that cottman to girard on i-95. let's check the tacony palmyra bridge right now. scheduled to go up any minute now so we're watching for that. in the meantime head to the betsy ross bridge as your alternate for that one when we stop traffic. looks like they're getting ready to do that right now. in abington township montgomery county we have an accident with ambulance and police still on the scene so there's some injuries here with this accident on hamilton avenue at easton road and you can see in our maps some of the showers are kind of in and out of it through some of the area. this downed tree still causing a problem here. they've got creek road shut down in delaware county and that's at water stock road just stick to 352 which is middletown road to get around that. in gloucester county on the turnpike southbound between
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exits two and one, we still have the construction out there blocking the right lane. it's going to stay out there all morning until noon and that always slows things down a little bit tam in thank you, karen. we have some breaking news that we're following out of the airport. major trouble much troubless anr american airlines and chopper is live over the airport. they were doing a computer update overnight. everything was supposed to be back online by this point but that's not the way it worked out. things are not where they should be with the computers so agents are having to manually check people in and write out their tickets check in their bags. that is a laborious process as you can imagine. the lines are starting to really stretch there at the airport. our annie mccormick on her way to that scene and it's also now triggering some and troubles for flights that were supposed to come in for american into philadelphia international airport. there's now a ground stop so if you were going to pick somebody up, they were coming in from phoenix or denver, atlanta, those flights are not being allowed to come our way. we'll keep an eye on this and
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continue to bring you the latest. >> work continues at this moment at the scene of that septa train collision in delaware county. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at the 69th street station in upper darby with an update. katherine. >> reporter: that's right, matt, crews right now are working to move the cars from the tracks. as the bus gets out of the way you'll be able to see them working here on this scene and they've been here for hours. the investigation continues. the injured include two septa operators and one passenger. one septa operator remains in the know critical condition. the passengers should have gotten off on the platform so it's unclear why those two were still on board when this happened. federal investigates from the national transportation safety board were on the scene in upper darby last night after a collision at 69th street terminal tuesday morning. three six car trains were involved. seven cars in all derailed. morning rush was under way when this happened around 8:10
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a.m. >> saw the second train pulling in and slowly stop. then i saw three cars tip over. >> reporter: septa officials say a moving train on number two loop collided with the rear of a stopped train. the stopped train had been waiting to approach the terminal. the force of the impact pushed the lead car of the moving train outward into the path of a third train on the next track. the operator of the striking train is most seriously injured. it's unclear why that first train didn't stop. >> there's an automatic train control system. it's a signal system. so, the trains move under signal authority and the train -- the signal system will keep the trains separated. there's no -- nice -- there is a manual override that's done from our control center if the need arises but the train control system should still keep the trains apart. >> reporter: and back here live where septa crews continue their work. federal investigators from the national transportation safety board are still in town and
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they'll continue their investigation today. as far as service this morning here along, excuse me, the market frankford line, at this point septa can't use this loop, so they're going to have to turn trains around at the terminal as opposed to the loop its not quite as efficient as it normally is. however, they said that they hope customers won't see much of a difference. service should be pretty close to normal this morning they say. live in upper darby katherine scott, channel6 "action news in katherine thank you. also breaking fire raced through a home in cape may county new jersey early this morning. an "action news" viewer captured video of the intense flames, excuse me, engulfing the home on the 100 block of read beach road in goshen middle township. firefighters were called to the scene at 3:30. the fire caused the roof to collapse and spread to a nearby shed and two boats on the property. no word yet on any injuries or on what sparked that blaze. and also breaking right now two money were robbed at gunpoint during a home invasion in north philadelphia overnight. this happened on the 1400
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block of north 17th street about two hours ago. police say the masked men made off with cell phones and laptops but the victims were not physically hurt. >> also new the search for a hit-and-run driver in allentown who no longer has his or her vehicle. the crash happened on the 400 block of north sixth street last night. police found the car still at the scene. the driver ran away on foot. witnesses say the victim, a woman, flew on top of the hood and then the vehicle ran her over. she is hospitalized in serious condition. >> the trump administration is trying to quell fears about its expanded immigration policy saying the goal is not mass deportations. the sweeping reapplication of the law would broaden the pool of undocumented immigrants who are a priority for removal. it will now include anyone in the country illegally who is charged or convicted of any offense even minor infractions or even someone simply suspected of a crime. there's also a call to expand partnerships with local law enforcement to apprehend violators.
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since philadelphia is a sanctuary city it would not be expected to cooperate with such efforts. >> david was outside and you felt a few raindrops out. >> yeah, funny, too, because during that minute long report the rain started to subside. take a look storm tracker6 live double scan, most of us are dry and those who are seeing these showers if we go in tighter on them aren't seeing them for too long. every now and then they well up and then you get one and then another one coming behind it if you have to be on that kind of train track with these coming through. every now and then there's a shot of shower activity highlighted in yellow that doesn't last that long. in a little bit over to the south and east of philadelphia you might see some sprinkles and maybe you want to take an umbrella outside just in case you get caught with some of that. there's a little bit of that developing now in chester county and lancaster county as well. stepping outside we have a lot of clouds overhead and that includes penn's landing where it looks a little bit gray out there i guess and cloudy skies to start out, a couple of showers around early but we do expect a return of some
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sunshine later on. temperature isn't that bad. 42 trees right now. most of us in the low 40's so wherever you are seeing the precipitation it's not freezing on surfaces this morning, too warm for that. winds currently are calm and those showers just slowly drifting to the east. as we take a look, there is a lot of cloud cover out there as well but sun breaks out to the west and we do expect the bulk of this rain to our southwest to miss us to the south and eventually drier air comes in from the northwest and we wind up breaking up those clouds a bit. it's going to be mild today, too. 42 degrees by 8 o'clock, 49 by 10 o'clock and then by noon up close to 60 and we're going to go for a high this afternoon of 63 at 3 o'clock before we dip back down to 58 degrees by 6 o'clock. association milder than yesterday. and definitely milder mild for this time of year. high temperatures across the region, 62 in allentown a lot of 62's and 63's across the region and thin get down to the shore and it's probably upper 50's from cape may up the coast to atlantic city. tomorrow a cold front is coming in from the west but it's holding off to the west. high pressure down to the south and the flow of air in
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between those two features is going to be from the south and that's going to continue to tap into warm air and push us up to 72 for a high tomorrow, 26 degrees above average. then on friday, an even milder patch of air down to the southwest rides along that front and we get up into the mid 70's and yes, there could be some records challenged over the next couple of days. thursday will be close. allentown could tie, probably missing the record in philadelphia and it doesn't look like reading and trenton have much of a shot but on friday on even better chance of records falling. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, 63 clouds to sun today. clouds and sun tomorrow, very warm, 72. and if we hit that 75 on friday, it will beat the old record by 1 degree and i do think whether or not that happens some of us will see records fall on friday. friday afternoon there could be a shower around. doesn't look like a lot of rain. then on saturday a front approaches. in the morning there could be a shower around. in the afternoon some steadier rain and maybe even a thunderstorm with a high of 72 and then that front gets off the coast and behind it we are sunny but cooler and breezy on
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sunday, a high of 46. 48 monday and back to 52 tuesday. >> all right. thank you david. >> uh-huh. >> it is 6:41 and when we come back flipping out. police aren't amused when a suspect does a cartwheel during her sobriety test. >> roadside rescue. police spring into action to save a man from this fiery wreck. karen. >> we have a brand new accident just happened multi vehicle accident several vehicles involved. i'm not seeing police here just yet. it's chester county on the 30 bypass. details on this one coming up. >> ♪
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>> update on our breaking story, one of several this morning. chopper6 is live over philadelphia international airport and our chopper pilot
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says all those american airlines planes have not been moving since they arrived there at the airport so that's not good. what they did was some sort of computer restart overnight and it didn't go well. the power didn't go back on so the computers are not working right now. they can't check in passengers through their computers. they're trying to do it manually. in the meantime on the flight board seeing several american airlines flights with hour delays so if you have a ticket, if you're picking someone up, could be a recover morning for you. we'lrecover -- rough morning. >> karen we're hoping everybody who has an american flight gets to where they're trying to go. let's talk about the other aspect of traffic good morning. >> nothing more frustrating. multi vehicle accident. breaking news in chester county. this is the 30 bypass eastbound right now and past route 322 looks like i'm seeing four vehicles involved with this accident scene. you see some people out here. they're blocking the shoulder and part of the left lane.
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i don't see police on the scene with this. just happened a couple minutes ago as we were scanning our hundreds of cameras found this one so just be careful as you're heading out. traffic getting by in the right lane. 30 bypass multi vehicle accident eastbound past 322 and eastbound already jamming from approaching 340 to 322. so it's a little damp out there. doesn't look like they're seeing emergency workers and suddenly you've got one lane blocked so be careful with that one. let's take you over here to abington township, this is montgomery county, an accident here with police and ambulance. they've been out here awhile on hamilton avenue at easton road. on the big picture we're starting to see some slowing in spots. schuylkill expressway westbound getting pretty it's 16 miles per hour approaching the boulevard to past belmont in some of the slowest spots. i-95 southbound about 16 miles an hour near the betsy ross bridge. so, watch for that one. tacony palmyra bridge is up right now. it's just starting to come back down after a bridge opening i had warned you about so traffic still stopped. you can stick to the betsy ross bridge instead. and we saw a little damp in
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some of those shots. storm tracker6 live double scan showing these showers that are moving through so you got to watch for this. the roads are getting pretty wet here. we saw a cluster of showers on the schuylkill so look for that as well as on i night. so some of your main highways are wet right now, tam. >> and that a yo thank you, kar. dramatic new video of police rescuing a man from a fiery wreck in d.c. one officer smashes the driver's side window before other officers manage to pull that driver out to safety. emergency crews took the man to the hospital where he was treated and released and it's still not clear what led to that ugly fire coming out from under his hood. >> and this is new. albuquerque police arrest a drunk driver after she did cart wheels during a field sobriety test. this is body cam video of the incident. police say they spotted 23-year-old brielle marshall driving recklessly. officers say they found her passed out behind the wheel, and woke her up. they asked marshall to walk a
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straight line but instead she did cartwheels. during one of them she struck the officer in the back. police placed marshall in handcuffs and charged her with battery and aggravated dwi. >> ♪
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>> back to the problems at philadelphia international airport. computer issues at the largest airline creating backups. >> "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live inside terminal b with the very latest. good morning annie. we're seeing a lot of delays here. the reason behind all of this
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is because there was a scheduled power outage by the airport that was overnight. now every other airline was able to get back onto their servers after that and scheduled power outage except for american airlines. because of that, they're trying to resolve this i.t. issue. you can see behind me the lines that are growing here. this is in the c terminal of the airport. now, they are having issues, the delay as far as ticketing goes and checking and baggage because they're having to do everything manually. they're still able to do it but it's going to take time because they're doing it manually. any flight also headed to philadelphia international airport on an american airlines plane is not able to come in. they are not accepting anything coming american airlines flights to philadelphia international airport until they're able to resolve this i.t. issue. if you are at home and you did print out ard booing pass, if you have one of those boarding passes on your phone you're able to head right to security. that's something that they're trying to tell a lot of people to do so that they can help get some people on board on the planes so they can help
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smooth this along. as for an eta when this problem will be resolved at this hour they do not have one. american airlines says they're working diligently to try to fix this problem. again it was a scheduled outage overnight. they're the only airline right now affected at philadelphia international airport. also incoming american airlines flights are also affected as well. so, any other updates that we have we will of course bring them to you online and also in our cut ins on 6abc. for now that's the latest live from the c terminal at philadelphia international airport. >> let's show you another issue just popped up on i-95. it's a new accident. it's southbound in a busy spot. this is at the betsy ross bridge so as you're trying to head towards center city you can see it's now off to the shoulder with police on the scene but we're jammed southbound on i-95 from cottman to girard. so, a little wet in spots and a couple of accidents like this one on i-95 so be careful. mass transit regional rails
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chestnut hill west line we've got a train there that's 45 minutes late and one that's 54 minutes late so a couple really big delays with that, dave. >> most of us in the low 40's across the region. not as cold as yesterday but i'll still recommending a decent coat for the kids and if you're in an area one of those few spots seeing some showers obviously an umbrella a good idea. this afternoon they can probably ease back a little bit on the gear. here's how it's going to go today. 41 by 7 o'clock, 58 by noon. your high this afternoon 63, so milder than yesterday and well above average. still holding 55 by 7 o'clock tonight and if you are headed to the airport, so far on the big board they're not officially reporting any major delays but obviously american airlines having major problems with that computer glitz. tam. >> oh, thank you day. hang today another giant powerball is up for grabs. tonight's jackpot is $403 million. if the winner chooses the lurch sum they'll pocket nearly $244 million. you can see tonight's winning
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>> welcome back. chopper6 live over the airport. we see that american airlines plane taxiing, one of the few. they've had incredible problems because of computer issues overnight. agents having to manually check in passengers and bags.
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we've seen one flight take off now this one taxiing. all flights coming in are on a ground stop. >> multi vehicle accident now and we can see crews here on the scene trying to help with this 30 bypass eastbound past 322 really jamming past reeceville road now to 322 it's blocking a lane and a half there dave. >> looking at storm tracker6 live double scan. not everybody getting wet but there are showers as you can see pushing east out of chester county in through philadelphia over towards south jersey southern bucks getting a bit of this and it looks like there's another batch headed over toward dover. that will end later on. sorry about the data missing from this. 63 degrees is your high today. the normal high is 45 degrees and we're well off any record but obviously well above average and mild today. >> we hope that this american airlines computer situation gets resolved. it's stacking up there as you've seen at philadelphia international airport so do check ahead if you have a flight. we'll update you throughout the cut ins and also katherine
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scott in upper darby. all these stories posted on for karen rogers tamala edwards, dave murphy i'm matt o'donnell. "gma" up next. >> ♪
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