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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 in
philadelphia. it's only 56 in allentown and reading, 55 in millville, only 55 if you're waking up in ocean city this morning and 56 degrees in beach haven. here's how the day is going to go. lots of clouds today, a few peeks of sunshine here or there. by 7:00 a.m., 58. still some patchy fog in one or two spots. by lunchtime, 63 degrees with a shower trying to form here or there. at 3 o'clock, 67. that's your high today. i think the afternoon hours will be mostly dry and then late this evening into tonight you get a chance for a more organized shower or a thunderstorm moving through the area. it gets a little warmer tomorrow. temperatures trying to inch back up there. details in that seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes, matt. >> all right, karen. we have temperatures below average and now speeds that are below where they should be at least. which means we're getting back to average. people heading back to, on this back to work tuesday morning here along 95. we're starting to back up in the southbound lanes from this point nearly allegheny avenue into girard. volume just starting to build
heading towards center city. but overall on the big picture speeds still look pretty good. lots of 40's there will on the schuylkill expressway. don't forget near rittenhouse square because of the big little pete's thank you block party today, 17th and chancellor will be blocked off for much of the day. still have a crash near wayne involving a vehicle into a tree along weedily road near seton ross road. i would avoid that spot in the neighborhood f you're coming back from the shore early this morning, which i know some of you still have to do, things look pretty good on the garden state parkway even for the work zone by the a.c. expressway. no delays yet but i would expect extra volume. there are some delays though coming back from the delaware beaches because of a crash that i told you about with the waze app on northbound highway one past the biddles corner tolls. left lane is blocked so we're starting to slow. in new castle airport road blocked because of flooding. commons boulevard gets you around that on this tuesday morning. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. first we're starting with breaking news. this is a live look from the action cam as police
investigate 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 attempt robbery that went on at 4:00 this morning. the shooter and another man took off with the cash. police say they tracked down at least one person of interest. he was found on a nearby roof. the victim was wounded in the arm and chest. he's in the hospital now in stable condition. we'll have a live report from the scene in the next 30 minutes. also developing overnight a teenager has been the victim of street violence. the 14-year-old was shot to death overnight in the port richmond section and that same gunfire also injured a 16-year-old. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes is live for us now at police headquarters with what they figured out so far. good morning, jeanette. >> reporter: good morning, tam. the younger of the two victims was shot to death. a second is at the hospital right now with gunshot wounds and police are sifting through the evidence trying to track down the person or people behind this shooting.
take a look at these images from the bloody scene. this is in the city's port richmond section at the intersection of frankford and oreland. police responded to reports of gunfire. a 14-year-old boy was 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 shooting victim. he had injuries in his neck and shoulder or shoulder rather. he is in stable condition. police have no suspects or a motive on anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact authorities. reporting live at police headquarters, jeanette reyes, channel6 "action news." >> all right, jeanette, thank you for that. and happening today, jury deliberations continue in the murder trial of a camden county father. david d.j. creato is accused of killing his three-year-old son brendan on thursday jurors watched the video for the third time showing creato being interviewed by police after his young son was found dead. prosecutors argue that creato
killed his son to maintain a romantic relationship with a teenaged girlfriend but creato's defense lawyer maintains that prosecutors did not prove guilt. >> happening today, mayor jim kenney will hold a news conference to address several recent deadly fires in philadelphia. the mayor will join fire commissioner adam thiel and representatives from the red cross this afternoon to speak about the importance of fire safety and prevention. a fire claimed the lives of two children and their grandmother in north philadelphia on sunday morning. another fire in the wynnefield neighborhood on may 21st killed an elderly couple and their adult son. police in delaware county are investigating a rash of thefts involving large truck batteries. the thieves first struck a week ago targeting auto repair shops along the route 291 corridor in eddystone tinicum and treanor. they stole eight batteries from one business alone. no arrests have been made. >> lehigh valley zoo is officials are trying to figure out exactly what led to the death of a young giraffe.
zoo officials say six-year-old ernie the giraffe died from a neck injury on sunday. officials say zoo staff separated ernie from his father after ernie began exhibiting aggressive behavior towards the older giraffe. they had both recently arrived from the kansas city zoo. a necropsy is that scheduled for earn 93. animal lovers have been by dropping off flowers and balloons. >> that computer problem with british airway cost a lot of people their time and when it comes to the company, a lot of money. erin aide is in for maribel aber and joins us from the nasdaq in times square. >> reporter: that computer melt down may end up costing the airline more than $100 million. the cost of compensating passengers issuing refunds adding staff and the lost revenue could add up to more than $138 million. that is one pretty penny. that's the estimate from the aviation analyst firm at the wall street firm canter
fitzgerald. british airways had to cancel flights from london's two biggest airports over the weekend and yesterday after a power surge hit the computer system. stocks closed out last week with minor moves as investors await a batch of big economic reports this week. right now futures point to a mixed open. economic data due out this week includes reports on consumer confidence personal spending motor vehicle sales and the may jobs report. back to you guys. >> all right, thank you for that. let's turn to karen yet another day to make sure you throw a little umbrella in your bag. >> yeah, i don't think it's going to be terribly wet but we'll get a shower in a few spots today but it feels so cloudy and cool, i think that's the feel of the day, yeah, matt's got it. let's take a look at storm tracker6 double scan and you can see we're dry in philadelphia. in dover you're about to get a few showers, if you're watching about half hour ago i told you that was on the way. now we can see it with a closer view with our street level view just south of dover right now some showers forming and i think that's going to hit cape may within an hour or so.
let's show you what it looks like as sky6 takes a live look over the ben franklin bridge and we have lots of clouds in place and you're going to see the clouds through the day. the fog isn't really evident in this shot but in a few spots we do have low visibility so be careful as you're traveling out there. 57 degrees the current temperature. the dewpoint is 52. a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. the pressure is holding steady. the winds are light out of the east about 7 miles an hour. and the ocean temperature is 60. k at this satellite and radar imagery match you see how the clouds have really spread throughout the region. hower is down to the south and out to the north and west. this is hitting us through the morning hours. watch for a little bit of drzl can see from the edge of this it looks like it's going to hit mostly south and east of philadelphia. and then later this afternoon we get a chance for a shower moving through as the front shifts through. so, future tracker showing at 1:30 showers or thunderstorms trying to fire up. maybe a few more at 4 o'clock but it's not terribly wet. they're not everywhere. just had a live update with
our future tracker. 9:30 tonight a few more showers and thunderstorms as this front kind of pushes through and tomorrow we'll get a little bit better so some gradual improvement for you. 67 degrees for your high. it's cool. normally we would be at 78. so temperatures more than 10 degrees below average. a bit of fog left over at 8 o'clock. 58 degrees, lots of clouds. maybe you see a peek of sun or two but not a whole lot today. at 10:00 a.m. its 61 degrees. at lunchtime, 63. in the afternoon hours we saw one one or two showers firing up but it's really later in the evening into the nighttime hours when you get a better chance for a few showers or thunderstorms in a couple of spots. not everybody is going to get wet today. it's not a day where you want to cancel the evening activities. tomorrow, wednesday, turning warmer. we're up to 78. that will feel better. we have a late day thunderstorm again so a front moves through tonight, a front moves through tomorrow, behind tomorrow's front, thursday, that's the good day. high pressure comes in. it's going to be nice. getting more sunshine and it's a really nice way to welcome
june. let's look at the seven-day forecast. it's been rather unsettled and we're keeping that trend. today not very wet but a shower around, maybe a thunderstorm later in the day but lots of clouds and a high of only 67 so feeling cool. it does turn warmer tomorrow for your wednesday, 78. late in the day a shower or a thunderstorm, so it doesn't rain all day but late in the day you get that. thursday looks dry and mostly sunny. how about that? temperatures right around where they should be, 78. but even a little bit better than that on friday. sunshine fades behind clouds but a high of 81 and again a shower or a thunderstorm but it looks to hold off until late in the day. saturday clouds and sun. the weekend gets unsettled. a front shifts through down to the south. 79 on saturday a few showers or a thunderstorm. on sunday, sunday's weather really depends on that front if it clears the region and or not. at this point it looks like it still hangs around so we keep the clouds and a chance for a shower around 75. sunday clouds and some sunshine and a high of 72 degrees. so normally we would have highs in the upper 70's. we hit that at least a few
times in the seven-day forecast. >> better than nothing. >> that's right. >> thanks karen. 6:11 now. pro golfer tiger woods has responded to his arrest on memorial day and reveals what he says led to him being pulled over. >> they say age is nothing but a number. see how an 82-year-old detained a would be burglar while protecting his wife. matt. >> we're just waiting for the traffic light here at the busy intersection of city avenue and conshohocken avenue in wynnefield. midday we'll have construction down around saint joe's but right now on city avenue everything looks fine and a new project in chester, delaware and bucks counties begin today. we'll talk about them when "action news" continues on this tuesday morning. >> ♪
>> commodore barry bridge ready for your voyage across the delaware river. tuesday morning, 57 degrees, cloudy, getting up up to 67. maybe some more rain. why not? it's rained every day for the last i don't know how long. >> all true. wherever your journey takes you though matt pelman what's the best way to get there these days? what should we avoid. >> we've got some tips for you especially when the truck scale crews come back later on today after the memorial day break. they'll be back here tonight, tam and matt in exton chester county along 202 right by the 30 bypass. in fact tonight they're actually going to block the off-ramp from northbound 202 to business 30 but of course that's not until much later on. right now through the ongoing work zone over the amtrak tracks, just south of 30 traffic is moving fine. i would stick with 202 instead of pottstown pike northbound
during the mid days all this week in west goshen they're installing a new water main so restrictions there from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 202 gets you around it. new widening project starts in upper uwchlan chester county along little conestoga road going until the end of july you'll see the midday restrictions so font road and 100 gets you around that new work zone. watching a crash in wayne this morning, vehicle into a tree unfortunately along weedily road so i would avoid that as the hours progress until they can get things cleaned up. in delco more work each day this week during the mid days along 322, the 2.6-mile stretch of it that they're widening there just off of route one so 202 or 452 would be alternates there especially during the mid days. elsewhere in delco work is closing fourth avenue starting today lasting all week in tinicum township so janson avenue is an alternate around that. let's grab the ipad do the commuter report early on this tuesday morning. still seeing delays on the northbound side of highway one coming back from the delaware
beaches. there's a crash just north of the biddles corner toll plaza and we're seeing congestion because the left lane remains blocked there. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. happening today, jury selection begins in the trial of a minnesota police officer whose fatal shooting of an african-american man made national headlines. officer jeronimo yanez pleaded not guilty to charges he wrongfully killed 32-year-old philando castile. yanez says he shot castile during a traffic stop last july outside of saint paul because he believed castile was reaching for a gun. castile's girlfriend was in the car and live streamed on facebook her interaction with yanez after the shooting. she says castile had told the officer he had a licensed gun and that he had been clear that he was reaching for his i.d. not a weapon when he was shot by yanez. authorities found castile did indeed have a permit to carry. >> new on "action news" an 82-year-old man is being called a hero for fighting off an attacker at his northern california home. yusef youkhaneh was inside his
san jose home on sunday when he heard his wife scream from the backyard. 76-year-old christina youkhaneh says a female burglar hit her in the head with a stick. the husband ran outside and scuffled with the intruder holding her down until sheriff's deputies arrived. >> she tried bite me in the finger, make it like that and then -- really she fight before running away like tiger. >> officers arrested 50-year-old rehnu singh. yusef youkhaneh is a former champion weight lifter and says he still works out daily. >> pro-pro golfer tiger woods says alcohol was not a factor. woods was arrested yesterday near his home in jupiter and charged with dui. his mug shot that one right there has gone viral. in a statement woods said that he had an unexpected reaction to prescription medication. he also apologized to his family, friends and fans. woods has won 14 major
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>> ♪ >> wake up everybody it's shoshana at soul beats studio with "action news" fitness tip. get ready we're going to work that booty. who doesn't love a great booty workout. i do especially in all my classes. do you mean a tabletop position. we'll lift that right leg up into a fire hydrant really squeezing the outer glutes lower back down, don't let the leg touch the floor. three sets of 15 at the very last one, flex the foot, press it into an extension.
squeezing that glute even more. keep on pressing. and then don't forget to do the other side. and you will be stronger and tighter where it counts. >> ♪ >> matt is going to really appreciate that tip. >> yeah, he did. >> feeling stronger already. [laughter] >> route one the super highway at oxford valley road traffic is moving fine. midday restrictions coming because of construction but right now everything is good. in sellersville bucks county if you live here watch out. they're closing main street starting today through september as they work on the new bridge there. washington or park avenues would be some alternates. on the mass transit front we are back to normal schedules following the memorial day holiday. had some issues earlier on the norristown high speedline but those have been resolved. karen. >> if you're head out of town we've got the green arrow board. everything is good flying out of philadelphia even though we have some fog in some spots
like .3 of a mile visibility in mount pocono. 1.5 in allentown and lancaster but you're clear in philadelphia. lots of clouds but no problems with low clouds, 10-mile visibility right there. satellite6 showing us, yes, we're keeping those clouds. we can start to see some showers forming near dover and that's going to hop over into cape may soon so we're going to watch for that in south jersey. overall today it's lots of clouds, rather cool, only 67 for your high. normally we would be at 78. we're going to see a shower in spots this morning and then again later on this afternoon or evening, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. a sports writer has been fired after posting a controversial tweet about the first japanese indy 500 winner takuma sato. terry frei said on twitter he was very uncomfortable with the japanese driver winning the indianapolis 500 during memorial day weekend. executives from the newspaper called the statement disrespectful and unacceptable. the tweet has since been deleted and frei issued his own apology to sato and his
former employer. >> the phillies continue their series with the marlins tonight. vince velasquez will be on the mound. the phillies offense managed just four hits last night losing four to one. the phillies are 17 and 32 holding the worst record in the major leagues. mike trout is on the disabled list for the first time in his career. the millville, new jersey, native will need surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. he suffered the injury on sunday while stealing a base. trout was having another m.v.p. type season. he was batting .337 with 16 home runs. trout is expected to miss up to eight weeks for thumb surgery.
>> ♪ >> welcome back. taking a live look there, the view of the plaza in front of city hall it is 6:27, 57 degrees. sort of a cloudy day. we'll just get up to 67 today. >> the owners of this pool luckily took a second look before jumping in to kick off their memorial day. an 8-foot long alligator was taking a dip and then some in the backyard waters in sarasota county florida. authorities called a trapper to relocate the alligator to a safer location. >> wow. concertgoers in north jersey got a big surprise during a steven vanzant show. the boss bruce springsteen played four songs. vanzant is a member of springsteen's e street band.
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from santander bank. >> ♪ >> breaking now on "action news" a frustrated crook opens fire sparking a manhunt for the shooter and his accomplice. >> gunfire erupts in the city's port richmond section. the victims are just teenagers. and a 14-year-old died from his injuries. >> the famous rocky statue is disappearing. why the popular tourist attraction is taking a break but it's okay, it's going to be very temporary.
>> coming up on 6:31 on this tuesday may 30. good morning everyone. david is off. karen rogers is here along with matt pelman. >> good morning, everybody. it continues to be cool and it continues to be cloudy. let's take a look right now at the satellite and radar and you can see how clouds are spread through the entire area and we have some showers that are just to the south. they're moving through southern delaware and starting to hit parts of cape may county right now. so, showers will be in one or two spots today. not terribly wet but all day it's going to be rather cloudy and cool. it's only 57 degrees right now. it's 56 in allentown and reading, only 55 in trenton, millville and ocean city and temperatures really haven't budged over the last two hours. today we're going to stay in the 60's. 67 for your high. we have a little bit of patchy fog. that will continue through 7 o'clock and 8 o'clock and you can see at lunchtime about 63, maybe you get a peek of sunshine or two here or there. not everybody sees a shower but we'll see a few showers here or there, even at lunchtime. and then more especially late in the afternoon and evening we're going to get a few
showers or a thunderstorm as the front comes through. we do get a little warmer tomorrow, so if you don't like these 60's we've been in the past couple days the weather, that part is improving. details on the seven-day forecast in just a couple minutes, matt. >> at least one part of it is improving. this is going downhill now, karen as people do head back to work on this back to work and back to school tuesday after memorial day. 95 southbound side now jamming as it so often does from cottman through this point near bridge street on in toward girard avenue. if you hop off onto the vine street expressway that, too, is now crowded from the ben franklin parkway on out to the schuylkill expressway. overnight closures on the vine return tonight at 11:00. right now everything's opened but it is starting to become congested on the westbound side. same on the westbound schuylkill just 17 miles per hour now by city avenue so all our normal delays are starting to form on the big picture. we have been watching a crash involving a vehicle into a tree. we've got the tree kind of leaning here in wayne along weedily road. still a good spot to avoid. extra traffic coming back from
the beach this morning already in the slow zone on 42 northbound but coming back from the delaware beaches our crash along highway one northbound near biddles corner has cleared. so we're back up into the mid 60's there. tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. now to that breaking news. a convenience store employee is shot during an attempted robbery in the city's tacony section. police say they have a person of interest in custody. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live now from the scene on the 6900 block of torresdale avenue. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. that's right, that clerk was shot in the course of this attempted robbery. hall he was taken to the hospital in stable condition. you can see right now that police have left but customers are showing up to the store and finding the door closed trying to figure out what happened here early this morning. this took place around 4:15 on the 6900 block of torresdale avenue in tacony. two employees were inside the store at the time. no customers. one suspect wearing a mask stayed outside acting as a lookout.
he carried a duffle bag on his back. the second suspect was wearing a mask covering half his face. police say the suspect pointed his gun at the employees and demanded cash. one employee complied and the other clerk turned his back and put up his hands. the suspect outside threw his duffle bag into the store as the first suspect went into the cash register. then the suspect demanded cash from another register but when the worker said he could not get into that cash box the suspect got upset and opened fire. >> i guess the shooter got mad, frustrated and he fired one time at the employee. and the employee got hit in the upper right arm area and after that, the shooter fired another shot into the ceiling. >> reporter: both suspects then fled the scene. after that, police were on the case immediately. they were searching alley ways. officers, k-9s. they did find one man on a roof he's been identified as a
person of interest in this case. so s-so far this investigation continues. police will be reviewing surveillance footage from inside this store. we're live in tacony, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> thank you katherine and now to developing news. more gun violence in the city of philadelphia. a 14-year-old is killed and another teen injured in a shooting in the port richmond section. police are still trying to figure out what sparked that gunfire. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes is live at police headquarters with details. jeanette. >> reporter: well, matt, it was a violent night. at this point more questions than answers. we know one teen was shot to death, the younger of the two victims. the other is in the hospital right now with gunshot wounds. police are still trying to piece together exactly what happened hoping the evidence can lead them to their suspect. take a look at these images of the scene. a heavy police presence there. this is the port richmond section of the city at the intersection of frankford and oreland. a 14-year-old boy was found shot multiple times. he was taken to saint
christopher's hospital and initially listed in critical condition but later died from his injuries. police later found a 16-year-old shooting victim. he was shot in the shoulder. he is in stable condition at this hour. but police still have no suspect or motive in this case. anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. reporting at police headquarters, jeanette reyes channel6 "action news." tam. >> okay, jeanette, thank you. jury selection is expected to begin today in the child sexual abuse trial of lee kaplan. the 52-year-old bucks county man is accused of sexually abusing six girls all from the family of daniel and savilla stolfutz. some of the girls had allegedly 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. >> ♪ new this morning, former panamanian dictator manuel noriega has died. noriega ruled the central american nation from 1993 until he was removed from power by the u.s. military in
1989. noriega spent 17 years in a u.s. prison for drug trafficking and money laundering. in december noriega was sent back to panama for murdering his opponents. noriega died after a brain hemorrhage. he was 83. >> time is 6:37. 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 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 its investigation but agents do want to talk to him about those communications with russia. lawmakers in texas had heated exchanges over the state's tough new anti-sanctuary cities law. yesterday during the 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 is being removed but it's only temporary. the landmark is going to undergo some renovations to the area around the statue's base near the steps of the philadelphia museum of art. it is going to be blocked off today. parks and recreation workers say that the statue, though, will be back arms raised there in two weeks. >> maybe he'll have an umbrella. [laughter] >> he might need that, yeah. yesterday was the coolest memorial day in 14 years. >> wow. >> today temperatures staying in the 60's so we're keeping that cool trend at least for now. let's take a look storm tracker6 live double scan, we're dry in philadelphia but not the case in delaware and parts of south jersey. i've got our street level view up. i want to show you that. you can see some heavier rain
farther down to the south but in dover you're getting clipped with a few showers and it's now just approaching cape may county as well. so, watch for that as you're headed out. it's not a very wet day, just lots of clouds with a shower around. let's go on outside. we want to see what it looks like. lots of clouds. you may see a peek of sunshine or two but that will be about it as we look live right now at the commodore barry bridge. not seeing fog in this shot but in some areas we do have reduced visibility. 57 degrees right now in philadelphia. lots of moisture in the atmosphere. the dewpoint is 53 degrees. the pressure's currently holding steady. winds are light. they're out of the east at about 9 miles an hour. and the ocean temperature is 61. satellite and radar showing tons of clouds through the area and you see the showers that are mostly south of this city and i think they're going to clip south jersey and parts of delaware as well. later today a front sneaks through and you see these showers on thunderstorms that are firing up far out to our north and west. that will hit us a little later on today. so, a few showers in the
morning. maybe a shower or a thunderstorm later on, but not everybody sees it. 81 o'clock future tracker6 showing a few showers trying to form. you'll especially see that north and west and at 5 o'clock, not a whole lot happening during the evening rush but about 8:30 we start to see some of these showers or thunderstorms trying to fire up as that front -- you see how that front is how it's clearer to the west, as that front sweeps through. let's see what you can expect today. temperatures stay in the 60's more than 10 degrees below average. it feels cloudy and cool, little bit of fog still at 8:00 a.m., 58 degrees. by 10:00 a.m., 61. you're just in the low 60's at lunchtime with a shower trying to form in a few spots but more especially late afternoon and evening you get a few showers and thunderstorms starting around 6 o'clock. your high today 67 degrees. so, staying pretty cool. tomorrow gets a bit better. we're up to 78. another front comes through and gives us a chance for a thunderstorm later in the day tomorrow and then looks like thursday is the pick of the week. high pressure moves in. nice start to june. we're going to see a good
amount of sunshine coming thursday. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, rather cloudy and cool today, 67 for your high. a shower in a few spots and especially a shower or a thunderstorm late afternoon and evening. tomorrow turning warmer, 78 degrees for your high. looks like a shower or a thunderstorm again would be late in the day. thursday looks dry and sunny. how about that? 78 degrees. temperatures right around where they should be. you'll be a bit warmer on friday, 81 for your high. sunshine fades behind clouds and then again another front comes through. you get a shower or a thunderstorm. that front dips south on saturday, so we're stuck with clouds, some sunshine, a few showers or a thunderstorm and 79. sunday's weather really depends on that front on saturday, if it clears the region. right now it looks like it does not. so we'll have mostly cloudy skies, a couple of showers and 75. and on sunday, clouds and sunshine and 72 degrees. so o-staying unsettled for the weekend. coming up and today staying on the cool side. >> oh, thank you, karen. it's now 6:41 and a group
of teens says no to the photo op. see why a group of eighth graders from jersey got out of the picture with house speaker paul ryan. >> part of a zoo is evacuated when an orangutan escapes its enclosure and this animal was on a mission. matt. >> people on a mission to get to work this morning, matt. we're dealing with some low clouds and low speeds here along the 30 bypass in thorndale chester county. we'll check the other morning delays and talk about several spots where they're tearing up the roadways for springtime milling when "action news" continues on this tuesday morning. >> ♪
weekend. here we go and the delays are back matt and tam here on 422 eastbound side now a slow space from the saint gabe's curve to trooper on into 23. overnight work crews return tonight on this chunk of 422 and they'll actually chose the eastbound off-ramp to 23 the next few nights for construction. a vehicle ran into a pole, a downed tree as well. it's kind of a mess of a scene in wayne along weedily road. i would still avoid that. no major problems on the pennsylvania turnpike, northeast extension or blue route so far this morning. but delays have formed on the schuylkill, speeds like 11 miles an hour on the westbound side, 95 sap solid line southbound approaching cottman into girard as you head towards center city and several spots where they're going to be tearing up our roads creating bumpy conditions all this week. henry avenue through east falls. they started this last week. it continues this week. so, all the times except the rush hours basically i would stay down on ridge avenue to
get around the work crews. we also have new milling work coming to whitemarsh and upper dublin townships along bethlehem pike. most of this work is going to happen during the overnights. at that point i would stick with 73 and 309 instead of bethlehem pike. and in chester county, they're tearing up route 41 all week during the mid days. flaggers will be out but i would use 896 or 82 as alternates there o tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. happening today, the suspect in a deadly train attack in oregon system expected to appear before a judge. police say 35-year-old jeremy christian stabbed two men to death on a train in portland friday. it happened when they tried to stop christian from verbally assaulting a muslim woman and her friend. another man who also stepped in was also seriously injured. investigators say cell phone video shows christian going on a racist tirade just a day earlier. >> a group of middle school students from north jersey refused to take a picture with house speaker paul ryan. it happened during a field trip to washington, d.c. on thursday. eighth grader matthew from
south orange middle school along with 100 of his classmates decided not to 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. >> new this morning, video shows the moment a zoo in australia was evacuated after an orangutan escaped its enclosure. zoo officials say it came out of its enclosure this weekend to retrieve her son who had fallen into a nearby garden. cell phone video shows the orangutan on border fence. officials were able to capture both mother and child. the two were checked out and were not injured. >> ♪
>> time to see what's coming up on "gma." >> amy robach joins us live with what is coming up. good morning, amy. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you matt and tam. coming up next here on "gma" we have new questions about trump adviser and son-in-law jared kushner. investigators looking into what his motive would be for reportedly trying to set up a direct line to the kremlin. both sides of the fence voicing their concerns. we're live from the white house with those details. tiger woods releasing a statement overnight about his suspected dui arrest. the golf star now saying there
was no alcohol involved. espn's tom rinaldi here with more on the difficult past few years for the golf legend. a game ball delivered via hoverboard made out of drones. many wondering if this could become the next form of casual transportation. our becky worley joins us with how likely that is. that's coming up on "gma" matt and tam. >> looking forward to it. see you soon amy. >> i mean, that would solve so many problems having one of those. >> and create a few more. >> that's true. [laughter] >> something to consider, though. >> yeah. >> if you're coming back from the shore early this morning you might want to consider going some way other than 42. northbound side looks like we have a fender-bender here on the shoulder approaching route 41. but that's making it extra heavy coming up from the a.c. expressway. and sounds like high water again this morning at the brooklawn circle so we're seeing restrictions along 130 at 47. but mass transit we are back to normal schedules today. without a whole lot of delays
so far karen. >> we have a touch of fog in a few spots. just .3 of a mile in mount pocono, 2-mile visibility in allentown, 1.5 in lancaster. the fog affecting traffic there but not really in philadelphia. 10-mile visibility right there. it is cloudy today. satellite6 showing us that we're stuck with the clouds. we do have some showers that are moving just south of dover and heading into cape may as well so watch for a couple of showers around. 67 for your high. it's a day today with temperatures more than 10 degrees below average. normally we would be at 78. lots of clouds, chance for a shower or a thunderstorm especially late this afternoon and tonight, matt. >> thank you, karen. seaworld san diego's new show explains how killer whales eat communicate and navigate. the whales still receive cues from trainers but the trainers are no longer riding them. the theme parked ended its killer whale show in january due to protests and falling attendance.
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>> ♪ >> top stories at 6:55. a double shooting in philadelphia's port richmond section left a 14-year-old dead and a 16-year-old wounded. it happened near frankford avenue and oreland street last night. it is unclear what sparked the gunfire. a 7-eleven store employee was shot twice during an attempted robbery in the city's tacony section. police say they have a person of interest in custody. they found the person on a nearby roof. jury deliberations continue today in the murder trial of a camden county father. david creato is charged with killing his three-year-old son brendan in 2015. >> new crash on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound. delays already forming near fort washington. and on 42 northbound approaching 41 there's an accident on the shoulder. extra heavy coming up from the a.c. expressway. karen. >> you see the clouds or at least the lack of sun in that shot. satellite6 showing us tons of clouds, showers near dover delaware and heading into cape may this morning. we're going to have a shower or a thunderstorm around at
any point but most especially late today and tonight. it's not terribly wet today but it's cloudy and cool, a high of just 67. >> we'll make the most of it. do what you can. >> we will. >> we'll be back in 30 minutes to help you with weather traffic and breaking news. for that david, matt, matt, karen, i'm tam. see you in 30. >> bye-bye.
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good morning, america. white house shake-up? two former trump campaign aides seen at the white house as president trump's top adviser, jared kushner, caught in the cross hairs over trying to set up back channel communications with russia. both democrats and republicans express concerns. >> some administration officials are saying, well, that's standard procedure. i don't think it's standard procedure. >> the new questions this morning. overnight devastating storms tear through the southeast injuring more than a dozen people. winds topping 60 miles an hour flipping over homes, one with a woman inside. the severe storms on the move. the northeast on alert right now. tiger woods under arrest. the golfing great taken into custody for driving under the influence. he's speaking out now claiming alcohol was not involved. can the superstar ever make