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>> good morning it is 5:00 a.m., monday, june 26. matt o'donnell is off, jeanette reyes is joining us this morning. we're following several breaking stories for you, philadelphia police officers jumped out of the way as a driver barreled toward them running over police bikes. a woman's x boyfriend is accused of ambushing and shooting her new boyfriend overnight. sky6 live hd it's gorgeous out
there. accuweather is tracking a sunny pleasant start to the workweek. let's get a quick look at weather and traffic and head over to david murphy and karen rogers good morning to you two. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, it's comfortable across the region. you can see on satellite very little cloud cover to the west. later in the day there might be clouds popping in and spotty passing shower. 68 degrees in philadelphia. how about some spots like allentown and millville in the 50s at this early hour. and reading, 61 degrees. 63 in lancaster. 65 in trenton and wilmington. 66 in dover and down in cape may. that's the warm spot this morning it's 73 degrees. dewpoints are not only in the 50s which is where we start talking about comfortable humidity levels they are down in the upper 40s in philadelphia and i will ton. so very -- allentown, so very low on the humidity. down in cape may not bad for an early morning stroll on the
boards. accuweather says by noon, a comfortable 78. you will want a cool drink on the park bench along with your lunch, but it won't be bad. 3:00 p.m., 81 degrees, low humidity and lots of sun it looks like a nice one. 7:00 p.m., 78 maybe a few more clouds and passing spotty shower in the northern areas is not out of the question. the low humidity pattern stays with us before an another uptick in the humidity and rise in temperatures. feels good to have the dewpoints in the 40s, refreshing as you step outside. let's take a live look at the roads. we have new construction that started on the schuylkill expressway. they were blocking lanes westbound between conshohocken and city avenue. it has just cleared, so traffic is moving better. no problems currently on the schuylkill expressway. watch for overnight construction. meeting house road and gordon road we have a problem in jenkintown. a disabled vehicle, we've had a phew of them. one on the northeast southbound
past mid county blocking the right lane. ben franklin bridge looking very dark, there's the ben, westbound traffic, coming into the city, very light volume, includes are clear and dry, no problems on area before i do anywhere this morning. good news there. we have malfunctioning traffic lights route 1 at franklin corner road traffic not allowed to cross, it's creating a problem there. stick to whitehead road instead, tam. >> breaking overnight, philadelphia police officers on bicycles were processing a scene when are a driver came speeding right at them. the officers jumped out of the way as the vehicle drove over their bikes and kept going. katherine scott is live at the scene in juniata park with the very latest. good morning, catherine. good morning, tam, police are looking for a black nissan possibly an ultima with tinted windows. they say the driver of the black nissan almost hit police
officers this morning instead hit police bicycles. thankfully there were no serious injuries. it happened erie by i in juniata park. the road opened up 20 minutes ago. it was closed off for two hours for police investigation. the bikes were standing up right they were bent and damaged when they mowed over early this morning around 2:30 a.m. police were on the scene making two arrests for a separate incident a carjacking. they had stopped a chrysler at the intersection and made the arrest and recovered a gun. the officers had the chrysler surrounded when a speeding black nissan possibly an you ultima sd toward them going 60 miles per hour. the officers jumped out of the way, but the driver slammed into three parked philadelphia bicycles, driving right over them. it drove between the bikes and
the marked police vehicle that had their lights on. the car sped away. detectives may find clues and solve ability on the vehicle that sped away, the black nissan ultima with win thed windows, as well as the -- with tinted windows, as well as the operator. >> reporter: police say the nissan may have damage on it, escapes or dents from where it ran over the bicycles. so far they have not been able to track down the driver, if you have any tips police want to hear from you. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." in a jet. >> katherine, thank four that report. breaking this morning, philadelphia police believe a jealous x boyfriend ambushed a man outside a home in the northeast. it happened before midnight in the 1000 block of harrison street. according to police, a man was leaving his girlfriend's house when a man came out of the
nowhere and opened fire. the man was hit four times. the girlfriend drove him to the hospital. the ex-fled the scene in a white bmw. a man was shot and killed in west philadelphia. it happened around 10:00 p.m. a 31-year-old man was shot in the chest and the back. he was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. police are trying to figure out who shot him and why. authorities in chester county are investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a young boy. the fire broke out early sunday morning along the unit block of buckwalter road in east coventry township. the boy's father tried to save him, but the fire was too intense. neighbors came to the scene leaving teddy bears and sympathy notes. >> it's very sad, it's a quiet community not a lot happens
here. investigators believe the fire was accidentally and began in the kitchen. the front half of a car ended up inside a north philadelphia building. this was the scene near 13th and master streets. police say the driver was making a turn when it clipped another car. the impact sent it off the road into a light post through a fence and into the building. the 75-year-old driver was treated for minor injuries. a mentally challenged philadelphia man who was the victim of a vicious attack that was caught on tape is now being hailed a hero. mark smith was met at the rocky statue yesterday with a standing ovation, he had no idea he was about to be honored. how much the nonprofit organization teach anti-bullying was there to award him the metal of courage. he was the victim of bullying repeatedly punched in the face for no reason while he waited for the bus in germantown. >> we wanted to bring a smile back to his face. he is deserving and courageous.
>> on top of the metal he got a shirt and picture of his favorite athlete steph curry. the teen who did the attack was arrested. joe biden will be in wilmington for a special ceremony for his honor. the city is naming the pool facility joseph r.biden aquatic center. he was a lifeguard there in his youth. he has spoken fondly about the job on many occasions. today is a good day for the pool. >> reporter: and outside the pool, too. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry across the region to start out your monday morning. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd looking at the ben franklin bridge. this time with all the bridges lots of sunshine building above and very little cloud cover out there.
temperatures are cool across the region. 56 in allentown. philadelphia, 68. 66 in dover. down in cape may, 37 degrees. humidity is on the low side so it's cool and comfortable as you step outside. you'll need the sunglasses, too with the lack of cloud cover. we'll see clouds pull in overnight tonight and there could be a daytime shower. up in the lehigh valley, sunny, comfortable low humidity, 78 degrees. down the shore, a nice day on the beach. 78 degrees, sunny, comfortable, low humidity, 64 in the ocean water. in philadelphia, we're going for mostly sunny skies, pleasant conditions, low humidity a high of 81 degrees. later in the afternoon, the breeze will start to pick up to 8 to 16 miles per hour, so a little bit breezy in the afternoon versuses -- versus what you will feel in the morning hours. overnight tonight there could be
a spotty evening shower, but overall we're looking at clearing, 62 the comfortable overnight low in philadelphia. the suburbs getting into the 50s again, and winds slackening off in the overnight. in terms of precipitation, tonight at 7:00 p.m., mainly dry, we'll be on the look out for a little spotty shower rolling through the poconos and maybe clipping some of the northern suburbs and then you see overnight a little bit more down by philadelphia. tomorrow morning, the latest molingsdz run has cloud -- model run has cloud cover and we transition to a decent amount of sun and tomorrow we have showers and gusty thunderstorm popping up tomorrow afternoon in the suburbs. a little issue in the middle of tomorrow, but generally speaking not a bad day with low humidity. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 81 degrees comfortable today much like sunday. the late spotty shower holding off until tonight. 81 is the high. tomorrow, 77 degrees, not as warm, still not all that humid,
but as you saw a shower or passing thunderstorm is possible, particularly in the northern suburbs in the afternoon. wednesday, beautiful and comfortable, much like today, a high of 81. lots of sun. thursday, breezy, but getting warmer, 88 degrees, we'll be dry, but it might feel humid as the day goes on. friday, hot and humid conditions continue, sticky extra stray thunderstorm possible in the afternoon or evening. for the weekend, 9 is degrees on saturday, 88 on sunday, thunderstorms on saturday, spotty thunderstorm sunday afternoon. the next four days look pretty comfortable. >> 5:11 a.m., parents who set up a nanny cam call police and rush home to see what was happening to their young child. new video shows dozens of skate booeders riding down the street when a hit-and-run driver plows into them. >> reporter: looking live at 422 that's eastbound traffic heading
68 degrees. >> let's go over to karen rogers, it's a nice day, everybody will roll down the windows and enjoy the weather. >> reporter: it's good advice, i totally agree with you. exton, chester county, route 100, commerce drive, no traffic jams, roll down the windows and enjoy the beautiful day with nice conditions. we're dry, no weather issues facing as you head out. i-95 between enterprise road and broad street. we'll have construction from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. they are doing bridge inspections that will cause problems, northbound the right lane will be blocked, southbound the left lane will be blocked 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. we had a disabled vehicle, we had a few of them, but this one on the northeast extension southbound past mid county just cleared. traffic is moving all right. vine street express way, no problems here.
no. >> reporter: reported problems here looking good. 6 degrees in city. 59 in browns mills. 62 cinnaminson. 66 in dover, delaware. feels great, no humidity, mostly sunny skies a pleasant high of 81 degrees. >> a deadly heat wave out west triggered two dozen wildfires. 21 wildfires are raging across 8 states. in utah, wildfires torched 60 square miles. in arizona raging wildfires there have prompted a state of emergency declaration. >> we're dealing with absolutely unprecedented fire behavior. >> we want people to know to be ready and get out. >> the sweltering conditions from the heat wave are blamed for four deaths this weekend including two toddlers, one was found dead inside his father's
car in houston, texas. some spots including phoenix excessive heat warnings have been effect for more than a week. 5:17 a.m., a nurse in california was arrested after she was seen on a nanny cam allegedly abusing the child she was caring for. the child's parents logged into a live feed from their camera and found this. the nurse abusing their 2-year-old son who has special needs. >> i mean there were hits, smacks on the head, smack with the magazine and her being rough and threg him in his seat, it was unbelieve. >> the mother said they couldn't get back home fast enough. in addition to being fired on the spot, the care giverrer was arrested and reported to the state board of nurses. a driver plowed into skate
boarders in iso before brazil. fans came out despite the 114-degree weather, the game tied at 1 went to the 1 isth isth -- 11th inning. phillies have the most walkoff losses in baseball. jordon spieth sank a birdie from a walk off win yesterday. he joins tiger win with with many players in the modern era with ten victories before the age of 24. 90's r&b groups reunited at
>> this is an adorable story police officers in firefighters in bluebell, montgomery county came to the rescue of ducklings that were stuck inside a storm drain. an viewer sent us this video. whitpain police pried the grate off the storm drain and got the ducklings one by one. >> reporter: mama duck would say did i tell you not to wonder back in the storm drain? >> let's check the roads, looking live on the platt bridge.
eastbound on the mid span we have a disabled vehicle blocking the right lane. watch for that as you head out. we have a lot of disabled vehicles today. mass transit showing no problems, dave. >> reporter: tempts are treating us well today, karen. this morning we're cool and comfortable, numbers in the 50s and 60s. 7:00 a.m., in philadelphia, 67, plus the humidity is very low across the region. so it feels good. noon, 78 degrees, warm enough for a cool drink on the park bench. certainly a day where you can get your lurch outside. 3:00 p.m., 81. 5:00 p.m., 78. by 7:00 p.m. there's a chance of a spotty shower particularly up in the northern areas. "healthcheck" a new study finds girls around the world are at serious risk when it comes to getting and completing their educations. researchers found household in
different countries in a 14 year period found that girls were less likely to finishing school. lack of of attendance increased if a younger child in the home had a recent illness. the gender gap was larger in households that have working mothers, investing in early childhood health could have an effect for girls around the world. in the "g.m.a." first look, a day of fun turns terrifying, watch as the 14-year-old girl dangles two stories aboveground saturday night hanging from the sky ride gondola in upstate new york. panicked onlookers help her. here's the heart stopping scene from a different angle. the crowd says let go. >> they will catch you honey go ahead. >> reporter: watch as they falls
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>> bracing now on "action news," philadelphia police officers are almost struck by a hit-and-run driver. a gunman singles out a man killing him as pointblank range. a beach house blaze jumps from one property to another, spoke and flames can be seen milestone offshore. good morning, matt o'donnell is off, jeanette reyes joins us. let's find out weather and traffic with david murphy and karen rogers good morni.