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>> good morning it is mud, april 10. matt is off, jeanette reyes got the yellow memo and she is joining us. >> i did, we'll wake you up today. breaking overnight, police are tracking down a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene. >> sky6 live hd we're starting our workweek with summer-like temperatures that's never bad. >> let's find out about that from david murphy and karen rogers has the help with the roads. >> reporter: if you like a
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summer preview in your forecast you're going to get it. we had clouds spill through in the overnight hours, there's more off to the west. overall we're looking at mostly sunny skies, starting out cool, doesn't make sense, we had clear skies overnight and the winds were not that strong, you can still cool down in april. 48 degrees cool enough in spots to put on a light jacket. you will not need it all that long. we have winds that are lied, as we go into the afternoon, temperatures will zoom. noon, 70. 3:00 p.m., 79 we're expecting a high of 8 is today and that will clock in at 4:00 p.m. before sliding into the upper 70s by 5:00 p.m. and the low 70s by 7:00 p.m. tonight. i'll give you the phillies call and what's coming. there is a cool down can you think, but the next couple of days feeling like june.
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>> reporter: this is oxford valley road in bucks county overnight construction blocking all lanes. it should be clear in the neck half-hour, you can exit and re-enter using i-95 northbound as the alternate in bucks county with the construction out there this morning. the action cam on the scene right now one of the big stories we're looking at the nfl draft the closures are beginning. we have spring garden closed police crews on the scene action cam looks live near pennsylvania avenue. spring garden westbound closed at pennsylvania avenue. benjamin franklin parkway, the left lane is blocked between eakens oval in front of the art museum, two right lanes are blocked. kelly drive southbound near eakens oval one lane is blocked. this will create headaches for the morning rush, the action cam is live there. we'll help you through the
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morning. >> a couple is hit by a car as they left a family getting together in north philadelphia. the driver smashed into them and took off. this morning police has arrested the suspect. our katherine scott is live at the investigation unit. >> reporter: good morning, that's right, a family member said the two victims were heading to a family gathering they were a couple and heading to their respective homes when this happened. one is in critical condition one in stable condition. this is the suspected driver, the man police believe was behind the wheel of the hit-and-run in north philadelphia. he is in custody, he has not been charged yet. it happened at 10:15 at 6th and erie. 44-year-old man and woman were hit by the car and rushed to temple university. he was unconscious, he would neck, back, trauma and leg injury, he is in critical condition. she is in stable condition.
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the car was recovered on the 2100 block of frailly street near the suspected driver's home. the windshield were broken, the mirror was hanging off, car parts found at the scene. the driver was seen taken into custody. police are investigating if the driver was under the influence. so far no charges have been filed in the case. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks, katherine for that report. new on "action news," a lehigh valley teen was killed in what investigators were called an accidental shooting. it happened on the 3900 block of orchard road in lower macungie township. pennsylvania state police say several juveniles were involved in an apparent accidental shooting. police have not said who was holding the gun and have not made any arrests, an autopsy is scheduled for today. police in vineland
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cumberland county are investigating a drive-by shooting. officers were called to a lot chestnut and myrtle streets around 4:30 p.m. that's where they found a man shot multiple times. no arrests have been made. testimony continues in eric frein's capital murder trial on trial for the ambush shooting killing brian dixon and wounding another. he has pleaded not guilty, he could face a death sentence if convicted. "action news" has learned a former south jersey resident was one of two victims killed at a florida gym. 33-year-old wilson shot and killed the general manager and the fitness manager before
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turning the gun on himself. he had been fired earlier in the day for workplace violence. akerman grew up in monroeville. >> she was a sweet girl, a nice girl, friendly girl, always nice to everybody, a beautiful smile. >> the akerman family is well-known in their rural community they own a number of businesses including the columbus and berlin flee market. the white house is calling for moscow to reconsider its stance and not closed the door on further military action. maggie ruly has the the latest. >> reporter: overnight, secretary of state rex tillerson is making his way to moscow. now an ominous threat in a joint statement from mush i can't,
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hamas and hezbollah saying the united states crossed a red line in its attack on syria, adding russia and iran will not allow the united states to be the only superpower in the world. the united states is investigating whether the russians were involved in the chemical attack last week that killed more than 08 syrian civilians. ahead of his trip secretary tillerson has seen no hard evidence seeing a russian connection. >> in that regard we are hopeful we can work with russia and use their influence to achieve stable -- stableization throughout syria. >> reporter: national security advisor on fox news defending both priorities. >> that she will be a strong
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message to assad and his sponsor who are enabling his campaign of mass murder against his own civilians. >> reporter: secretary of state tillerson is expected in russia tomorrow night where's expected to meet with the russian foreign minister. it will be his first high profile trip yet as secretary of state. >> happening today, neil gorsuch will be sworn in as the supreme court justice. chief justice john roberts will administer at her the constitutional oath in a private ceremony, justice kennedy will administer at her -- minister the oath in the rose garden. gop views what is called the nuclear option to confirm gorsuch with a simple majority. nfl draft in philadelphia is two weeks away, as karen
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rogers mentioned, phase one for the road closures went into effect overnight. travel lanes were shut down closest to the art museum. crews have begun buildings structures for the three day festival. >> it's in my way, i have to find a new way home. >> in the short term, it will be a congestion, issue, but long term it will be good for the city. >> phase two april 19, phases 3 and 4, will get going on april 24. think before you go downtown. >> 4:39 a.m., firefighters are working hard to put out wildfires that are breaking out in florida. >> a group posted dramatic video of an avalanche with a
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warning this year. david. >> reporter: somewhat cool on the bus stop. by the time kids get home from school they will want to change over to the shorts and ts. i'll have a beautiful afternoon forecast and let you know how long it will last in the seven day. >> a baby seal gets the help it needs when it turns up on a south jersey beach as part of a coast guard training facility. that's next right after the break. vanessa: i got hurt and was given painkillers.
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by the time the drugs ran out, i was addicted.
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it happened so fast. i ended up on the streets, where the drugs are cheaper and easier to get. i was a full blown heroin addict, selling my soul to get high. when i realized i needed help i didn't know where to go. but i got help and you can too. you're not alone. help is within reach. call 844 reach nj or visit the road to recovery starts now. seal stranded allock the jersey shore. the seal was found on the beach in cape may on saturday as part of the coast guard training facility. it wasn't clear how long the seal was stranded before it was
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found. >> i'm always glad when a story like that has an happy ending. i feel bad i didn't tell you to wear your yellow today. >> reporter: that's okay, i have none. satellite shows you there's a fair amount of cloud cover out to the north and west. we had some coming through earlier, but it's out of here, which is good. there's the moon nice and bright. looks like we have a planet. looking at the planet seems to be one of three, saturn or venus or jupiter which is evident this month of the year, but we have venus before sunrise, i wish i could tell you which one that is. it's kind of cool. it shows you how clear everything is across the region. 48 degrees you look at the number 48 maybe a jacket, the winds not all that strong out of the south at 5 miles per hour. it is one of those days where you can tough it out without a
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jacket that's great because you will not need it very quickly later on today. there's satellite you can see how the cloud cover is off to the west. we expect to maintain mostly sunny skies through most of the day. it's going to get warm, 47, craferl it -- after all, it is april. noon, shooting up to 70. notice the high of 81 degrees that will clock in around 4:00 p.m. before we slide to 76. very warm conditions as we head into the afternoon, in particular. here the highs in the lehigh valley and trenton. 80 in reading, 81 in philadelphia. 80 in wilmington. the closer you get to the shore, mid 70s in the heart of south jersey he at the beach, 67 to 69 degrees, somewhere in the upper 60s. for tonight, phillies game. don't be too fooled by the afternoon high, 73 degrees for the first pitch.
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toward the end of the dame we'll be down to 65. phillies hopefully winning against the mets. bring along a jacket that you can throw on before the game goes on. you look at the west right now we're at 48 there's a lot of milder air in the central states. that's cruising in over the next 48 hours. tomorrow we start out in the 50s. by afternoon you can see how we get into the 80s tomorrow, in fact this model might be under-selling where we might wind up. we're going for a high of 84 tomorrow which would tie the existing record. sunny and warmed tomorrow, 81 degrees. record territory tomorrow if we hit 84 it will tie the existing record. clouds and sun on wednesday, high of 72. there could be a shower around in the morning. 67 degrees on thursday, good friday, lots of sun, 65 degrees. for the weekend, sun and clouds
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on saturday, 68. easter sunday looking mostly cloudy, 73. unfortunately there could be a passing shower at times on easter. remember when we're on the on the air you can get the latest weather information by going to the next weather information for the next couple of days is warm. >> yesterday i unpacked the shorts and ts it's that time. officials say lightning may be the blame for one blaze that burned 700 acres north of tampa. hell -- helicopters dumped water on a fire which is only a quarter contain. >> we've received calls from girl scouts inside the camp. we are inviting them to evacuate. >> a brushfire burning near miami on wednesday has consumed
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7,000 acres. a lack of of rainfall is making the situation worse. a dramatic video shows an avalanche on mount wash last sunday. the mount washington posted the avalanche warning that back county skiers should always have equipment to survive an avalanche. college tuition will be free for some residents. who the residents are coming up in "action news." i love you so much, that's why i bought six of you for when you stretch out. i want you to stay this bright blue forever,
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use parental controls or the v-chip. learn how at everybody, we're looking live on sky6 live hd at city hall. we have a nice clear start a warm day ahead. what else can i due for you this morning? i can clear out the vine street expressway. no overnight construction and none scheduled for this week. a couple of cars heading toward the schuylkill expressway. we've been talking about the restrictions in phase one getting ready for the nfl draft. spring garden shut down, and restrictions along the benjamin franklin parkway, eakens oval,
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kelly drive, we'll be talking about that as the morning progresses. looking outside live 422 past oaks, ahead near 23 we had overnight construction that has cleared, so traffic is moving a little bit better. outside live in new jersey, this is northbound traffic coming up from turnersville or deptford no delays just yet. on the bridge overview, tacony-palmyra bridge overnight construction going on, should be clear in ten minutes, until then you should expect a little bit of a snow go -- slow go, no snow it's early. >> a suspected ring leader and scam involving fake internal revenue service calls have been arrested in india. they are posing as irs agents they told taxpayers they owed back taxes and they could be arrested if they are deported if they didn't pay up. 15,000 americans fell for the
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scam. time for a first look at business. the store h.h.greg announced it will close all 220 stores nationwide. last month they were going to target the stores and distribution centers here to close. they could not close a deal in a timeline set by creditors, all the stores will close. filling the gas tank will cost more as we go into a travel week. regular grade rose 9 cents to 2.43. higher oil prices and industry jitters over the syria strike are to blame. dow is down and futures are pointing to a mixed open. airlines are getting better at sticking to their schedule. they are losing fewer bags those are a preview of the findings coming out a study done by two
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universities. they teamed up and took a look at the data put out by the department of transportation. it will be interesting to see what else they finds, the full report is expected out this morning. >> breaking overnight, an suv smashes into a number of parked cars in trenton. that story coming up at 5:00. police officers don ski masks in a video warning to drug dealers. that's neck up on "action news."
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>> 4:55 a.m., charlie ton church shooter dylan roof is expected to plead guilty to murder today. he is convicted of killing nine black church members in 2015. his guilty plea in the south carolina court will avoid a potential second death sentence. new on "action news," an interesting way to fight crime, a public service announcement from a florida police department has gone viral. it's a video warning drug user as and dealers. they use a ski mask. some say they back the message to criminals. others believe it is the militarization to police.
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any new york student whose family has an income of $1,235,000 for less to pay for tuition for state schools, room and board would not be covered. lasalle university grad found a fun way to pop the question to his girlfriend. he got the okay to don the explorer costume at the lacrosse game. he pretended to give her the la salle biggest fan award and dropped to his knee and proposed, with a big kiss karen realized he was under that costume and said yes. >> i like that. >> it's not something you want to find in your salad. we have the details about the salad recall coming up. we continue to follow that breaking news out of north philadelphia. a driver is under arrest for a
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save at least 20% on select moto mods 5:00 a.m., monday, april 10. matt o'donnell is off, jeanette reyes is joining us, here's what's happening. >> we're following two breaking news stories this morning, a driver is under arrest after police say he hit two pedestrians in north philadelphia. >> an suv damages several parked cars before crushing at an intersection in trenton. >> and a live look here near the benjamin franklin parkway


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