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of a south jersey father charged with murdering his son. >> and the famous rocky statue is disappearing. why the popular tourist attraction is taking a break but calm down, it's just temporary. >> good morning everyone. it's 5:30 on this tuesday may 30th. it's going to rain again. here are karen and matt. good morning. >> yeah, we have lots of clouds. it's cool once again. we're not looking at least rain but it's not an entirely dry day. let's take a better look at this satellite6 and action radar. you can see we've got the clouds in place. we have some showers, especially forming right now southern delaware. i think they'll clip parts of south jersey like cape may county later this morning. not terribly wet today. a little later on we may see a shower or thunderstorm popping up in the afternoon and evening. 57 degrees right now in philadelphia under the clouds. 56 in allentown, 55 in millville. only 55 degrees if you're waking up if you're still at the shore in ocean city. today is a cloudy day and it's certainly cool. temperatures more than
10 degrees below average. by 7:00 a.m., still some patchy fog around, 58. lots of clouds, maybe a little drizzle. at lunchtime, 63 degrees, lots of clouds, could be a shower in one or two places. at 3 o'clock we hit our high of 67 but we keep the clouds. at 5 o'clock and 7 o'clock tonight we begin to see a shower or a thunderstorm trying form in one or two places later on this afternoon into this evening. it does get a little bit warmer tomorrow. we'll have details on that in that seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes, matt. >> okay, karen. every time i think about washing the car it's like don't bother. >> why bother. >> keep it outside it will get washed by the rain. good morning. at least things are dry this morning. as we look live here at the schuylkill expressway, i-76 where it splits with the vine street expressway, 676, and everything is opened now. the vine is going to close the next three nights starting at 11 o'clock tonight. but for now everything is opened and you're looking good as you come eastbound into center city. also good on 95 coming southbound towards center city, speeds in the mid-50's. in olde city, don't forget the
third street is still blocked because of the water department issues from last week. fifth can get you around it but you may see some congestion there. seventeenth and chancellor blocked off for the little pete's block party later on today. fun times but sad times, too, as we say goodbye to little pete's near rittenhouse square. have a crash we're watching this morning near wayne along weedily road near seton ross road. vehicle ran into a tree there. there's still some high water down in new castle so airport road is still blocked bite sheraton. commons boulevard gets you around that. extra traffic coming back from the shore again this morning. this is a live look at the garden state parkway at the cape may toll plaza. not bad so far but expect a little bit of a crowd as you head northbound and westbound on the expressway on this tuesday morning, matt. >> will do. thank you, matt. breaking news here. live look from the action cam as police investigating a shooting that injured a convenience store employee in the city's tacony section. the worker at the 7-eleven on the 6900 block of torresdale avenue was shot twice during an attempted robbery at 4:00
a.m. the shooter took off but police say they were able to track down what they are calling a person of interest. that person is speaking to detectives. the victim was wounded in the arm and chest and is hospitalized in stable condition. now to developing news. a 14-year-old is killed and another teen injured in a shooting in the city's port richmond section. police are still trying to figure out what sparked the gunfire. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes is live for us at police headquarters. jeanette. >> reporter: well, matt, at this hour still more questions than answers. one teen shot to death, another still at the hospital right now with wounds from that gunfire. police are sifting through evidence trying to track down to the killer but take a look at the images of the bloody scene left behind in the port richmond section at the intersection of frankford and oreland. police responded to the reports of gunfire. a 14-year-old boy was that found shot multiple times in the neck and back.
he was taken to saint christopher's hospital and initially listed in critical condition but later died from his injuries. police then found a 16-year-old victim. he was shot in the shoulder and is in stable condition at this hour. police have no suspects or a motive. anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. reporting live at the police headquarters, jeanette reyes channel6 "action news." tam. >> thank you for that. jury selection is expected to begin today in the child sexual abuse trial of lee kaplan. he's accused of sexually abusing six girls from the family of daniel and savilla stolfutz. some of the girls had been gifted to kaplan by the couple. they were found living in his feasterville home last summer. it's possible that kaplan will try for an insanity defense. and also happening today, the jury returns to a camden courtroom to decide if david creato killed his young son. jurors have been reviewing the evidence for three days now. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live
outside the courthouse with more on what we might expect today. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. that's right, jurors have been mulling over evidence, reviewing testimony. still no verdict in this case but deliberations will resume today here at the camden county hall of justice in camden. the jury got the case last tuesday after closing arguments and they met last on thursday, but they ended the day with no verdict. d.j. creato stands accused of killing his three-year-old son brendan back in october 2015 and prosecutors say that's because the boy got in the way of his relationship with his then-17-year-old girlfriend. the little boy's body was that found partially submerged in a creek in cooper river park about a half mile from his father's haddon township apartment. since deliberations began, jurors have requested to revisit several recordings including multiple viewings of creato's police interrogation on the day brendan's body was
found. this case is mainly circumstantial. there are no witnesses. there's no dna. there's no surveillance video linking creato to the crime. when jurors return today, they will revisit testimony from a county detective and a cell phone expert, both of those things that they're revisiting come at the request of the jury, so we'll see what happens today. "action news" will keep you posted on any of the latest developments. live in camden, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> katherine thank you for that. new this morning former dictator manuel noriega has died. he ruled the central american nation until 1983 until he was removed from power by the u.s. military in 1989. he spent 17 years in a u.s. prison for drug trafficking and money laundering. in december hawpe sent back to panama to serve 60 years in prison for murdering his opponents in that country. manuel noriega died after a brain hemorrhage. he was 83. >> time now is 5:36 and president trump is defending his son-in-law jared kushner.
sources tell abc news kushner tried to create a secret communication channel with moscow. the president sent a statement to the new york times yesterday saying jared is is doing a great job for the country. i have total confidence in him. he is respected by virtue wiehle everyone. the fbi says kushner is not a target of the investigation but agents do want to talk with him about those communications. lawmakers in texas had heated exchanges over the state's tough new anti-sanctuary cities law a yesterday during last day of the legislature's regular session, hundreds of protesters packed the capitol rotunda in austin to protest the new law. tensions ran even higher when republican representative matt rinaldi told democrats that he called immigration officials on the protesters. rinaldi says he was then threatened by another legislator. >> ♪ >> happening today, rocky balboa is splitting the scene. the iconic rocky statue at the art museum steps is being
removed. it's only temporary. the landmark is going to undergo renovations. the area around the statue space near the steps of the museum of art is going to be blocked off today. parks and recreation workers say the statue will be back in two weeks and it feels like that's about how long it's going to be before we see the sun. [laughter] >> is that true? >> no, you'll see sunshine tomorrow. i don't think you'll see a lot of sun today but you're right that it feels so unsettled especially after yesterday. it was our cool left memorial day in 14 years. today temperatures will be just a touch better than than that a. storm tracker six showing we're mostly dry. a few showers just southwest of dover. they may be clipping dover in the next hour or so much i think they'll hit cape may later this morning and a few showers that are well out to the north and west in central pennsylvania. let's go on outside right now and show you what it looks like as sky6 looks live at philadelphia international airport. we've got a touch of patchy fog in the area. but nothing right now at philadelphia. shouldn't have an issue as you fly out early this morning. the temperature is only 57 degrees, though.
the dewpoint 53. the pressure's currently holding steady. the winds are out of the east-southeast they're pretty light at 5 miles an hour. the ocean temperature only 60 degrees. satellite6 and action radar showing we're really stuck in the clouds today. you can see the batch of showers that are mostly moving south of the area. we're watching for our southern zone to get clipped just a little bit in southern delaware and southern new jersey with a quick shower. it's not very wet today. we see the front still out to our west. we could see a shower or a thunderstorm firing up especially later on in the afternoon. future tracker showing at 1 o'clock, one or two showers trying to form at 4 o'clock, we see a shower here or there. not everybody gets this. it's not terribly wet today. later this evening and tonight a few showers or thunderstorms try to push through as well. so, a few spots will see a shower or a thunderstorm but predominantly it's just a day with lots of clouds and temperatures more than 10 degrees below average. a high today of only 67. a little patchy fog at 8 o'clock, 58 degrees. by 10:00 a.m., it's about 61. you may see a peek of sunshine or two but not a whole lot.
at lunchtime 63, maybe a shower tries to pop up in one or two places but it's mostly dry today. at 3 o'clock, 67 degrees. at 6 o'clock, 65 degrees and later this evening and tonight a few more organized showers or thunderstorms try to move through the area. tomorrow it turns warmer, though. 78 degrees. we'll see at least some sunshine mixing with the clouds and with again the chance for some late day storms as another front comes and swings through. however behind that second front high pressure moves in. this is thursday its a beautiful start to june with mostly sunny skies. so we'll get a good deal of sunshine coming a little later in the week. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast. today lots of clouds, maybe a peek of sunshine or two. but rather cool. 67 with a shower around. tomorrow turning warmer, 78 degrees, later in the afternoon and evening a few showers or thunderstorms as the front moves through and that really makes way for a nice day on thursday, mostly sunny and 78 degrees for your high. temperatures right about where they should be for this time of year. friday sunshine fades behind
clouds. a thunderstorm late in the evening or at night so most of the day itself is dry, a high of 81 which will feel better. saturday clouds and sun. it looks like the weekend again is a bit unsettled. we've got a front that pushes south on saturday. a few showers around or a thunderstorm. especially late in the day, 79. and sunday's weather depends on that front. so mostly cloudy, 75 with a shower around. and monday clouds on some sunshine back and 72 degrees which again is below average for this time of year. so, it's been rather unsettled, rather cool and overall the seven day kind of continuing that trend. >> we'll deal. thank you, karen. 5:41 is the time. the man accused of killing two other men who tried to shield young women from an anti-muslim tirade is due in court today. >> a group of new jersey eighth graders refuse to take their picture with the speaker of the house during a trip to d.c. we'll tell you why. matt. >> tam, we're looking at a picture of route one the super highway at oxford valley road.
expecting midday construction. right now everything is opened. traffic moving fine. construction coming to 422 and several other area roads. we'll tell you will the zones when "action news" continues on this tuesday morning. >> ♪ keep on going, america. keep on giggling... and goofing. keep on grooving... and togethering. with scott 1000's long-lasting roll, we'll keep on going, too. scott 1000. america's longest lasting roll.
>> ♪ >> welcome back. you're taking a live look here the commodore barry bridge. yeah, you see the gray clouds. we're in for a cloudy day and a little bit of rain. it is what it is. it is 5:45 and 57 degrees. >> pretty true. >> yeah. >> it is what it is. >> it's national water a flower day today. >> that's going to happen. >> i don't know but i have to fonder wonder if it's really necessary this morning. at least things are dry here along 422. the construction crews have been off the last few days because of the memorial day holiday but they do return tonight in this area around route 23 along 422. restrictions starting at 7 o'clock and during the nights this week they're going to actually block the ramp from that eastbound 422 to 23 for a few hours each night as they continue their work there. watching a crash this morning in wayne involving a vehicle into a tree. so emergency crews are still on the scene along weedily road near seton ross road.
the devon horse show continues all this week so we're seeing extra traffic along route 30 lancaster avenue close to dorsett road. more construction today in haverford township. it's water main installation and the flaggers are going to be out directing traffic from 9:00 until 3:00 at manoa road on washington avenue. stick to eagle road or west chester pike as alternates. water main work in jenkintown. you could use glenside avenue or church road as alternates there. it's milling work that we're watching in whitemarsh and upper dublin townships. stick with 73 as an alternate. let's do the commuter report. coming back from the delaware beaches rehoboth dewey or bethany, reports of a crash on the northbound side of highway one close to saint georges just north of the biddles
corner toll plaza as you head up towards christiana. watch out for it and congestion that may be resulting. tam. >> thank you, matt. investigators are in great britain are asking the public for help as they continue to investigate the deadly manchester bombing. british police put out a new photo of suicide bomber salman abedi. the imnewimage was taken days before he bombed an ariana grande concert last week. the blue suitcase in the picture however was not part of the attack. and last night hundreds gathered at what is known as saint ann's square to remember the 22 people who were killed in that attack. and happening today, the suspect in the deadly train attack in oregon is expected to appear before a judge. police say 35-year-old jeremy christian stabbed two men to death on a train in portland on friday. this happened when they tried to stop christian from verbally assaulting a muslim woman and her friend. another man who also stepped in was seriously injured. investigators say cell phone video shows christian going on a racist tirade just a day
before the attack. >> a group of middle school students from north jersey refused to take a picture with house speaker paul ryan. it happened during are a field trip to washington, d.c. on thursday. eighth grader matthew from south orange middle school along with 100 of his classmates decided to not take part in the photo op with the republican. >> it's being associated with a person who puts his party before his country. >> students say speaker ryan left unaware that the students had refused to take a photo with him. >> it's 5:48. a center city diner closing after 40 years is going out with a big party today. >> seaworld san diego unveils its new way to put orcas on display. >> ♪
>> people in new zealand were treated to a spectacular light show. this is video from yesterday's showing the aurora australia his also known as the southern lights. the lights are caused by the collision of particles and solar winds and gases in the atmosphere. i've never seen this or the aurora borealis to the worth the i would love to see that. that's on the bucket list. >> i've always been so focused on the northern life. it would be great to see the southern lights. >> i've been to sweden. >> of course you have. >> he's got closer to the rest. >> let's go outside. new work week for a lot of people including the construction crews. we'll see some midday work this week here along the blue route 476 southbound side between villanova and media swarthmore. they'll be out there patching the potholes but right now all lanes are opened and traffic's moving fine. getting one delay in on the paoli thorndale regional rail line, just 12 minutes behind and the norristown high speedline has some delays
because of equipment problems close to bryn mawr. karen. >> good morning, everybody. it's kind of cool and cloudy and we've got a little patchy fog, half mile visibility in mount pocono, 2.5 in allentown, 3-mile visibility in lancaster so watch for some patchy fog. temperatures showing just 57 degrees right now and we're going to stay well below average. 67 for your high today. normally we would be at 78. that would feel nice. not touching that. it does get a little closer to average at least in the overnight hours. looking at the day ahead it's a day with lots of clouds. it's not terribly wet but we could see a shower or a little bit of drizzle at any point today in one or two spots. later this afternoon into tonight is a better chance for a more organized shower or thunderstorm. you see how temperatures go at 7:00 a.m., 58 at lunchtime you're in the low 60's. your high today is the 67, we'll hit that around 3 o'clock today, matt. >> okay. and check before you head out the door to see if it's raining outside by going to 6abc.com/weather and viewing storm tracker6 live radar. seaworld san diego's new show called orca encounter
opened over the week. the new 22 minute educational experience explains how killer whales eat, communicate and navigate. the trainers are no longer riding them. the theme park ended its killer whale show in january due to protests and falling attendance. >> happening today after nearly 40 years in center city, little pete's diner is that officially saying goodbye with a block party. they're blocking off the street outside the diner at 17th and chancellor from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. there will be food and live music. the restaurant is being forced to close to make way for a new hyatt hotel. little pete's has been a center city staple since 1978. >> ♪ ♪
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>> police are looking for three people involved in a home invasion in southwest philadelphia. investigators say an intruder walked into the front door of the home on the 6000 block of kingsessing avenue yesterday evening. once inside that person opened the back door and let a second person in. the homeowner was inside during the entire ordeal and called police. a 30 person was acting as a lookout and alerted his accomplices before police arrived. all three were able to run off. >> police need your help finding two would be burglars who despite giving it everything they had couldn't break into a city in lawndale t this happened last month.
you can see them casually checking out building on hasbrouck avenue. one turns around and tries to crews a crowbar to open the door. that doesn't work. they try another door. the second suspect even tries to pound his way in with a bat. how much attention are you guys going to call to yourself? they seem to hear something from inside and stop what they're doing and quickly run away. >> 5:57. homeowners have that complained about how zillow estimates the worth of their properties. now the real estate web site is offering $1 million if someone can improve their map. >> two moves to melt those glutes. shoshana shows us the fire hydrant in today's tip.
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>> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6:00 a.m. on this tuesday may 30th. >> we have breaking news. a 15 store employee is -- convenience store employee is shot during a robbery. >> we're live as police get going on their investigation. >> and bruce springsteen surprises concertgoers in north jersey. >> let's find out about your accuweather and traffic. first up we've got karen rogers in for dave murphy and matt pelman has your commute. good morning. >> good morning, everybody. if you're just waking up you'll see lots of clouds as you step out and temperatures today are going to be more than 10 degrees below average. satellite6 right now showing us that we do have those clouds in place and a few showers right now if you're in dover, delaware, you're about to get a bit of a sprinkle and i think that's going to hop over into south jersey within the next hour or so. and then later today another chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. it's a mostly dry day but rather cloudy and cool. 57 degrees right now i