tv Action News at 430 AM ABC August 14, 2017 4:30am-5:00am EDT
good morning it is 4:30 a.m., monday, august 14. >> we're following breaking news, homicide detective scour a south philadelphia apartment where a woman and her boyfriend are found dead. communities stop to pray and reflect an clashes in charlottesville, virginia. >> let's get over to meteorologist david murphy and karen rogers, we have
accuweather and traffic. somebody should listen to a few pointers, karen. >> reporter: possibly, you. >> reporter: especially this early in the morning. we have cloud cover to the south of us, we're expecting cloud cover to work into the region in the morning and the afternoon. temperatures this morning not too bad, 63 in allentown. 64 in trenton. 71 in beach haven. 64 in ac. 71 in cape may. 64 in wilmington. as we roll through the day it will be a warm one, we start out with sun the clouds are thicker as the day goes on. 68 degrees by 7:00 a.m. noon, 82 degrees, we get a high of 86 at 3:00 p.m. i could see us sitting on this up until 4:00 p.m. 85 by 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., mainly cloudy skies and 82 degrees. in terms of humidity it's not too bad today. we wound up on the humid side
yesterday, most of us in the low 60s up and down the i-95 corridor. 59 in allentown. that's a good point. anything below 60 is not humid. in millville, dover, cape may, you see the numbers bump up a little bit that's been typical this summer, but not oppressively humid. we're looking at a gradual increase in humidity over the next several days. later in the week there's a pop-up thunderstorm in fact we could see a shower overnight and into tomorrow morning and the scattered showers chance. whig back into -- when i go back into the 7 day we have something to talk about. karen how are things on the roads. >> reporter: we have a police investigation responding to a scene closing the off ramp to the betsy ross bridge after a police say a firearm discharged in the vehicle. police are on the scene dealing with the situation.
i-95 northbound the off-ramp to the betsy ross bridge. they are not searching for any additional people, they are dealing with the scene right now that's what's blocking the ramp i-95 northbound to the betsy ross bridge. we have construction crews out here elsewhere around the region on monday morning. route 1 southbound at oxford valley road, the construction has closed the road. watch for the crews near langhorne dealing with the road closures on route 1 southbound at oxford valley. the schuylkill expressway, westbound at the boulevard, the arrow board and the cones are set up. they have early morning construction continuing at this point blocking the right lane on the schuylkill expressway westbound at the boulevard him meanwhile, the roads are clear and dry right now. no major problems. hopping into new jersey, this is northbound traffic we'll see more people coming back from the shore after a beautiful day yesterday, for now you're good to go. >> a boyfriend and girlfriend
are found dead inside their south philadelphia apartment a family member made the grizzly discover. katherine scott is on the 1300 block of federal street where the homicide detectives are working the scene overnight. >> reporter: the two victims were in the a rip they were found dead overnight. the street is closed off. crime scene unit and members of the homicide division remain here gathering evidence. it happened on the first floor apartment in federal street in south philadelphia. police were called at 11:45 p.m. for report of two people found unconscious. a family who lives upstairs went to check on them and discovered their bodies. the 23-year-old woman and 50-year-old boyfriend were found lying on the floor in separate rooms. there were no signs that someone forced their way into the apartment. but sources say something was found around the victims' necks.
>> we're not certain of the cause of death. however both of the bodies have bruises to their face, there's blood around both bodies. the property appears to have been ransacked. >> reporter: no word on any suspects in the case. live in south philadelphia, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> matt. >> thank you katherine. breaking this morning, five people were shot as a block party broke up in mantua section. the shooter unleashed 31 bullets on the street. police on patrol half block away surrounded a car and took people away for questioning. the shots were fired at 39th and mellon street. police clearing the party found three young men shot and wounded. surveillance cameras in the neighborhood may hold clues to the crime. the man i accused of running down a woman in
charlottesville, virginia is scheduled to be arraigned for her murder. white nationalists and counter protesters battled in the southern town. two state troopers died responding to the chaos. in our center city and other places people were in solidarity, the crowd spoke for humidity rights and equality. mayor kenny is encouraging activists to stay peaceful and stay engaged. abc emily rowell has more on the suspect and the nation moving toward healing. >> reporter: the city is under a state of emergency. the streets are quiet after a night of vigils here and across the country. the elected driver behind the wheel of this car mowing down a crowd of people protesting
against a white nationalist rally charged with murder. 20-year-old james fields drove from ohio to virginia for the rally, captured on video chanting a message of white sue sue -- supremacist. field's mother said she didn't know about her son's view, but a former teacher claims they date back to high school. solidarity against the cruise from charlottesville to people across the country standing together against hate. one counter protesters saying he saw 32-year-old heather heyer die. i saw the light pass from her eyes and i watched her die. from that moment on i swore to
myself i would not stop in the fight against white supremacy. >> reporter: president trump getting backlash for his response. the white house clarifying the president's statement using words he has yet to say in public they have been reading in part of course that includes white supremacists kkk and neo-nazis and all extremist groups. >> and here in charlottesville we expect the suspect to appear in court today. you can see a memorial at the site of the car attack behind me, filled with candles and flowers reads heather heyer a hero. back to you. american military leaders are in south korea, as part of the joint military exercises this comes amid the escalating
rhetoric between president trump and north korea. senior officials say war with the country is not immanent despite north korea saying it will send missiles off guam. it is a american territory and used as a base for u.s. bombers and sub means. guam is 3 hours from major cities in south korea and japan. drivers license center is closed because a vehicle smashed into it. a piece of plywood is over the building where someone smashed is into it. penndot is contacting customers who made appointments at the site. they are being reshe wouldedle for the whitman plaza center in south a man talked about how he ended up falling into a sinkhole in philadelphia. david.
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riverside, california. the blaze marched across 1,000 acres. homeowners were ordered out as firefighters moved in to attack them. the good news, the people and their homes are save at least for now. >> let's turn to david murphy who is back from big sky country. >> reporter: i was out in wyoming and montana researching family history and all kinds of stuff. maybe in the next couple of days i'll put it on facebook and you'll hear about that. storm tracker 6 live shows we're dry this morning, as we look outside, we're looking for the potential of early sunshine on sky6 live hd. there will be eventsly at the airport and elsewhere, a build up up clouds today, doesn't look like we'll get rain from tonight and into tomorrow morning. 61 is the dewpoint in philadelphia. barely humid. some areas farther to the south
of philadelphia are stickier. the winds are calm out of the north/northwest, the ocean temperature 74. as we look at the satellite picture you can see there will be sun early sun, the clouds have a tendly -- tendency to fill in the from the west at this early hour. it will be warm, 70 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 79 by 10:00 a.m. noon, 86 degrees, a little humid not too terrible. 6:00 p.m., 84 degrees we have the clouds building in the evening hours. high temperatures, 83 in allentown. 84 in reading and lancaster. 86 in philadelphia and wilmington. 83 in trenton. 83 in millville. if you're down the shore, low 80s with sun and clouds, winds are on the light side across the region today. future tracker 6 after midnight tonight this is 12:30 a half-hour into tuesday, you can see sprinkles beginning to develop here and there across
the region as we go overnight into the early part of the morning, there's a chance of a shower maybe a rumble of thunder around tomorrow morning. mostly showers, we can't rule out the rumble of thunder and showers in the allentown, as well. noon, clouds and sunny breaks, there's a slight chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon, but it doesn't look like a whole lot on the model right now him we'll keep our eyes on it for you. 86 degrees, sun and clouds today staying dry until late tonight. overnight into tomorrow morning, a shower or thunderstorm is possible. maybe a pop-up shower in the afternoon and high of 88 degrees. him wednesday, sunny, but hotter, high of 90. might start is to feel humid on wednesday, i think the humidity kicks in on thursday, where it is warm and sticky, 88. thursday begins a period where we have a spotty thunderstorm that could pop up during the afternoon and evening. friday, warm and sticky, 86.
spotty thunderstorm. heading into the coming weekend, 84-degree highs on saturday and sunday, both days could feature a pop up spotty thunderstorm. doesn't look like these days are armageddon with the storms. we'll keep our eye on it.esn't t much of a strong storm. >> we'll get through it. a man talks about plunging into a sinkhole there was a crater, eugene clark went inside the sinkhole. was putting conese hole. during the process, the pavement buckled and he tumbled 8 feet into the hole. >> it was quick and fast, i stood over there trying to put the piece and straddled over the hole. when i opened it up, the ground went in. rescue workers pulled clark out
of the hole about appear hour later. he injured his ankle and wrist and lower back and expected to recover. >> the water department said it was notified of a potential leak on thursday. >> up next, amazon lanches -- launch a crackdown on an item people are snapping up ahead of the solar egyps. >> a supermarket chain is getting into the home delivery service, those stories coming up in in business.
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with our breaking news coverage of police investigation the off ramp of i-95 northbound to the betsy ross bridge. the action cam was out here earlier here. police are saying a firearm discharged within a vehicle. police are investigating the scene after a firearm stharndle inside -- discharged inside the vehicle. this was not a road rage incident, but a firearm discharged within a vehicle and that's why they are out there on the ramp i-95 northbound to the ben franklin the -- betsy ross bridge. at this moment traffic is getting by. they are allowing traffic to get by, they have penndot and police on the scene. the ramp i-95 northbound the
off-ramp to the betsy ross bridge. as we look at our breaking news, traffic is getting by. let's take a look around the region as we look at the big picture. speeds are good, 55 miles per hour on the blue route, green traffic flow on the schuylkill expressway and i-95 as well. we had construction route 13 at 4935. you want to watch for this one in claymont. the on going construction blocks the left lane that will be out there until august 18. a little bit longer to deal with that one, mr. matthew. amazon is cracking down on counterfeit glasses being sold on the site for the solar eclipse. the company said they issued refund to customers who bought glasses that did not meet industry standards. if you get your health insurance from your employer get
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opened fire at a turkish restaurant popular with tourists late last night. gunfire could be heard for several hours. there was no claim for the violence. it comes two years after islamic extremists killed 30 people at another restaurant. lois fernandez who founded the annual festival 42 years ago. it is the largest african-american festival in the country. it is rooted in the nigerian people where it means happy new year. a box fell from the attic while crews were demolishing a house. he found a purple heart with albert weaver's name on it. weaver's family not too far away.
the purple heard belonged to his brother who is turner's uncle. >> it is amazing he found out out of all this stuff. that's the amazing part right there. yes this is going to mean a lot. he said he has never come across something as special as this and didn't want it to end up in a landfill. >> it's almost that they had to find it. >> a woman and her boyfriend are found dead inside her south philadelphia home. there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the deadly discovery. >> the legal battle involving taylor swift and the former radio deejay is not done yet. it to be an important day in court for the pop star's mother. shouldn't students be able to pay to skip to the front of the lunch line. parents at this school say no way that's up in the morning buzz.
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5:00 a.m., monday, august 14. we're following breaking news. >> a loved one walks into an apartment and discovers a man and his girlfriend dead inside. more on the gruesome discovery in south philadelphia. >> police were on the scene of a shooting in chester and hear more gunfire blocks away. army corps of jeer said they are making progress on a controversial dune project in margate despite outrage by people l