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>> there is a new option for local commuters it rivals public trans importantation and it could save you money. >> we're going down, aren't we.
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>> reporter: the temperatures are in the process of going down. as you look at the weather center there's precipitation out there to our north or in our northern areas. we go through the morning it's filling in a little bit and getting damp later on. the rain we have right now has been passing off and on through allentown and pottstown there's more out in gettysburg and this will fill in as the morning goes in. 54 in philadelphia. 52 in trenton. 54 in wilmington, down to 45 in i will -- allentown, 44 in reading. the upper 50s in millville are misleading we are on our highs right now and as we go through the day we'll see the numbers drop. 14 degrees cooler in reading than yesterday. actually the same or a little bit milder in some spots. as we go through the day, here comes the change.
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we'll step off the cliff from 52 by 67:00. 47 by 8:00. well be in the majority of the afternoon in the mid to low 40s, and we have the chance of rain. i'll track that on future tracker 6 and give you the seven-day forecast, milder numbers coming back before we are done. >> let's hit the roads as you're about to head out, this is the schuylkill expressway at south street. construction has cleared on the schuylkill expressway, no problems, crews will return again tonight at 9:00 and restrict the traffic westbound on the schuylkill expressway at south street. on the big picture, no major issues, we're looking at the blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 it's so early, speeds in the 50es you're good to go. in old city, we have chestnut shut down watch for restrictions. 202 bypass ramp is closed for
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overnight construction. should be open in about an hour. an early morning accident dekalb and marshall street. >> at this moment, police are trying to figure out who shot a woman and why, she was driving a van filled with people including three children. that van was hit by bullets. jeanette reyes is live at police headquarters with more on it is evolving story. 23-year-old woman is dead after her van was fired upon. the drivers side door was hit five times. >> she was not involved in what was going on in the gun play. she was driving down the street. the victim suffered one gunshot wound and pronounced at the scene. five children were in the car, ages, 3 and 4, and the victim's
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twin sister. family members who live nearby rushed to the scene. authorities believe someone in the car opened fire on the van as it traveled northbound on broad street. the shots appeared to have come from the 5800 block of broad. the driver lost control and crashed into the buildings on old york road. >> the van was struck five times by gunfire. we found five bullet holes on the drivers side of the van as well as the driver door. >> she was like most 23-year-olds making a life for herself until she was struck down by this nonsense. >> reporter: police are looking for a dark colored car. as far as motives police are looking into that as well.
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reporting live at police headquarters, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> new this morning, a five hour standoff has come to an ends in hatfield, montgomery county. police say a woman being served a warrant at a home on the 300 block of west broad street pointed a gun at law enforcement. the woman and another person inside the house barricaded themselves inside the house. they came out last night. charges are expected later today. president trump is set to discuss school safety once again this morning with state and local officials. this came after he held a listening session with teachers parents and students at at the school district of parkland. young people in alaska, new
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mexico, florida and all points in between, all these students are flangdz change including those who were meeting with the president. >> i was born into a world where i never got to experience safety and peace. there needs to be a significance change in this country this has to never happen again and people should be able to feel when they go to school they can be safe. >> during the meeting president trump floated the idea of arming teachers and school staff which was met with support from a many attende. attendees. he recommendgthening bump stock checks. the athletic director from
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the parkland high school tried to save his students and ran toward the gunfire. many are meeting with their parents to address school safety. allentown met last night to discuss the parklandland shooting and arrest of a 19-year-old who was threatening to shoot up his classroom, no guns were found. uber is set tow role out a new transportation service that links up riders who are near each other and going to similar destinations. once you are linked up, the app will direct users to walk to a nearby location to be picked up.
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they will be dropped off a short walk from their requested destination. express pool is also uber's cheapest option. pedestrian walkway on the south side of ben franklin bridge is closed while it undergoes structural renovation. the south walkway is the side that heads toward new jersey. the upgrade is expected to take 14 months and will include replacing the tear way with a new ramble. the north side walkway to pennsylvania will remain open. alex trebek is trading in one podium for another here in pennsylvania. game show host will serve as a keynote speaker during the group's dinner. trebek said he would love to moderate a presidential debate. i'm sure a lot of people will be
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watching if they like what they see, why not. >> what he if he gives the candidates the questions? >> reporter: this will be a little bit misleading. some of you public life moisture on the roads -- move you might have moisture on the roads because we have intermittent drizzle popping through. thick fog the last couple of mornings now you can see the tops the center city skyscrapers and it is not atmosphere foggy as -- as foggy as yesterday. the winds are out of the north, the nice, warm, southwesterly flow we had over the last couple of days has finished. allentown, 45. 44 in reading. 54 in wilmington. you see all these numbers,
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normally you would expect them to go up from here, with the cool flow it's late february, it's not too hard to grab on to cooler air and are bring it down through the region. yesterday we had eye-pop-highs, all the places you see highlighted in yellow are record. 77 in philadelphia. 76 in ac. we did bust through with warm air. overall with the help of the of warm days, february is running 5 1/2 degrees above average. future tracker 6 shows us off and on we'll have rain and drizzle you can see it by 9:00. and 12:30 more of the same by the evening commute. the rain will taper off once we get into the evening. 50 degrees by 8:00. 48 by 10:00. from there we fall all the we
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top 42 by 6:00. cloudy cool and at times damp today. all the temperatures i'm going to show you ask pretty much what to expect in the morning. 48 in wilmington toward the end of the rush hour, all the numbers drop during the day. tomorrow it looks damp with occasional rain and drizzle not a washout with more rain on the way and additional rain coming for the weekend. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we'll probably forget the high, that's about now. 53 degrees, during the day expect the temperatures to fall in the 40s. more of the same tomorrow, rain and drizzle 46. for the weekend, 56 on saturday, 64 on sunday, looks like most of saturday is dry, i think the best chance of weekend rain now is really saturday night and in through sunday morning, we'll get drying out on sunday afternoon, as well. next week we're dry to start out, temperatures back in the 50s, all those numbers above
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average. the streak continues. 4:11 a.m. police in south jersey arrest a man who they say thought he was meeting a 14-year-old for sex. >> couple stranded on a remote beach used an age old technique to get help. >> reporter: live in delaware county, kerr lynn street, we can see construction blocking the two right lanes, we'll take you to exton, chester county see what's happening there next. 415 him-- 4:15 a.m., good
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morning, everybody, it is thursday, check out the temperature 54 degrees going down from here. >> let's go over to karen rogers, let's see what's going on this early in the morning. >> reporter: 4:13 a.m., we're going down from here. ramp from the 30 bypass to 202 closed for overnight construction. it will be open shortly. the detours to exit on business route 30 and 202 northbound in that area. construction crews working pretty hard. norristown we have an early morning accident at dekalb and marshall street. watch for the crews on that. onon the northeast extension
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mahoning valley and the lehigh valley, we have emergency construction because of an earlier accident. watch for that. northeast extension north of quakertown we have the right lane blocked because of construction crews out there. yesterday was wonderful. share with me your pictures on twitter. how you enjoyed the mild day. storm tracker 6 live, a lot of rain out to the west as the front is approaching the area. today will be periods of rain and drizzle. temperatures are mild at this moment they will be dropping in the low 40s by evening hours, temperatures dropping rain arriving roads will get wet matt. >> got it all. >> police say a bucks county medic thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl for sex. instead officers were there to arrest him. 467-year-old of warminster was communicating with an undercover officer. he is charged with luring and
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attempted sexual assault. a couple was rescued from a remote beach off the northeast coast of australia on avoid island after a freak storm smashed their boat into the rocks. the couple spent 8 hours stuck on the island probably wond erring if they would be naming a soccer ball wilson before rescue crews airlifted them to safety. sixers are the 7th seed in the eastern conference. alshon jeffrey had his rotator cuff torn, he played 19 games including the super bowl with an injured shoulder. peter marosek is going to
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make his deboo tonight against the blue jackets. royal wedding planning continues, coming up, the buzz who may design megle markle's -- meghan markle's wedding dress. sorry. i can't make it.
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i saw something the other day. eczema exposed. your eczema could be something called atopic dermatitis, which can be caused by inflammation under your skin. maybe you should ask your doctor? go to to learn more. midwest, some people are finding ways to enjoy it. indiana resident brock captured his friend wake boarding in a flooding parking lot. instead of a boat, they attached the wake boarding to a truck as you can see. they had recent rains and snow that melted in the area. >> not to be a downer, just a bad idea on every level. >> there's both sides of the
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story right there. of[laughter]. southwest philadelphia, mid span of the platt bridge, i feel like i'm always a downer, things are rough. the ben is looking good, now to bring you downhill further let's go to the weather with david murphy. >> reporter: stop it now. right now we have sprinkles and showers building in from the west. it's light nuisance rain in and out of the picture. rain will move in, the clouds are not all that low and we're not looking at any fog. we'll start out at 7:00 down to 49. i expect us to gently fall out way down to the low 40s. watch fore i happen rain and oh, oh, watch for rain and drizzle
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and temperatures in the 40s today. outside of dallas fort worth we're dry this morning. down there, there is rain. tam. >> thank you, david. in "healthcheck," science is in and it shows that antidepressants do work. vast research study 116,000 patients, all those involved were better than those who used a placebo. doctors hope this will put to rest doubts about the sometimes controversial medicine. red wine contains chemicals that can help in the fight against tooth decay. it does not offer a greenlight to drink
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>> reporter: well, malcom jenkins, so many grownen talkedr the game? >> me included. >> jenkins shares his thoughts on the big game and the fans and the chances for a repeat. watch sharrie williams rasp interview with mel comjenkins tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> 4:25 a,
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everyone, some of the refineries on sky6 live hd along the delaware river in the city of chester. degrees right now.
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it's not bad to start, but do be aware that accuweather says the high temperature later will be 48 degrees, it will get chillier as we progress throughout the day. tam. >> thank you, matt. so, of course we're looking ahead to the royal wedding it's just a few months away, there's a lot of speculation over whose going to design american meghan markle's gown. many put money on mcqueen dress. her future center in law can kae wore a lace wedding dress. meggen has found her own style to be a new designer. while avacados are a super food, they are a favorite among
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millennials, you open it up, there's no pit, instead there's a different kind of rock, a shiny diamond. this guy who did just that called his proposal, the best and most creative, what to do if she takes a bite or spreads it on her toes it could get messy. wonder woman was announced as a presenter along with mark hamle and more. remember, you'll be able to watch the oscars right here on 6abc on march 4th. we'll be right back.
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>> gunshots strike and kill a woman who was driving a van with children inside. police are searching for the gunman. president trump will discuss school safety as students rally against gun violence. water crews work through the night to repair a burst pipe that knocked out service to dozens of customers. 4:30 a.m., february 22. let's go over over to david murphy and karen rogers. yesterday i took my kids to rita's i don't think i'll be doing that right


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