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cooler temperatures start to come back. >> let's get right on in it with david and karen. good morning. >> good morning, everybody. satellite shows you that we do have a fair amount of cloud cover overhead this morning. but there are some breaks and i think we'll see some early sunshine. and then the clouds continue to get thicker as the day goes on. little rain out in central pennsylvania is falling apart. it doesn't look like we have to worry about that today. 55 degrees in philadelphia right now. and with light winds that's not a bad temperature for early november. 50 degrees in wilmington. still 45 in allentown. 53 in trenton and mid-50's down the shore. winds are out of the southwest but as i mentioned they are pretty light, just 10 miles per hour in philadelphia and we've got a couple of spots showing zeros. that means calm winds. as we head out the door to catch the school bus over the next couple of hours the kids probably need a sweatshirt, probably don't need the hood up. 56 by 8 o'clock, partly cloudy and cool. and as we roll through the day we're in for another mild afternoon. by 8 o'clock 56 degrees. noon 65. and then a high of 68 around 2 o'clock before we slip back to 67 by 3 o'clock.
nice afternoon for the kids to walk home from school or for anybody to have lunch on a park bench. when i step inside we do have a cooler forecast for tomorrow and wetter. karen details coming up. >> so wet ride tomorrow, we're nice and dry right now as you head out but not problem free. we have a new accident in montgomery county right on the blue route northbound approaching rip pike. you can see it off to the side. all lanes are opened on the blue route northbound but watch for that accident. we see it off to the side not causing too much of an issue just yet. in center city here some building volume i would say westbound here on the vine street expressway between the ben franklin bridge and the schuylkill. you see it right there but traffic not moving too badly just yet. on i-95, looking live here at the betsy ross bridge, this is your southbound traffic. you could see heading right towards center city. again, maybe a little building volume coming in from langhorne or bensalem but no big delay yet. the burlington bristol bridge is reopened. it was opened for a bridge opening. traffic was stopped but now moving again but in bucks county, don't forget, we have construction on the turnpike
connector westbound. matt and tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. investigators have released new video. it shows the clearest image yet of the man who police are now calling a person of interest in that violent kidnapping of a philadelphia woman. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live now at northwest detectives. she's got the latest developments. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam. and the reward in this case has been growing. it's up to $47,000 and investigators here at the northwest detectives division want to hear from you if you have any tips. as loved ones held a candlelight vigil and prayed for the safe return of 22 year old carlesha freeland-gaither the investigation into her abduction moved full steam ahead. we now have a better picture of a person of inter. it was captured around 6 o'clock monday morning inside a convenience store in aberdeen maryland around the time police say this man used freeland-gaither's debit card at a nearby pnc bank. fbi agents were on the ground yesterday searching for this video and other evidence. we're also now seeing the
first moments when freeland-gaither came into contact with her abductor on sunday night. he reached his hand out to her. you see her black away. the man lunges at her and forces her down west coweller street against her will. >> he was very brutal how he took her down the street. >> reporter: freeland-gaither's family says they moved from maryland several years ago and she left behind an obsessed boyfriend. police need more but confirm they have leads and persons of interest including this man. >> he just was aggressive. he didn't show any other signs of anything else. he was just aggressive. i just told her to stay away from him. >> reporter: the 22-year-old nursing assistant works at presbyterian hospital. her family just wants her home. >> she was always there for anybody and everybody. no matter what. >> reporter: and if you want to take another look at that surveillance video, we have it posted on our web site at
6abc.com so you can log on there. live in fern rock, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> katherine thanks. now to election day. pennsylvania voters toss their chief executive out of office. to my wolf running for office for the first time soundly defeated incumbent governor tom corbett. erin o'hearn joins us live at the big board with more. erin. >> reporter: matt you wonder if there's going to be a flux of democrats across the country buying one of these jeeps that tom wolf has and of course pennsylvania gubernatorial race is one of the few big victories for democrats last night. tom wolf won by a comfortable margin winning almost 55 percent of the votes and tom corbett made history but probably not in the way he had hoped. corbett has become the first governor to lose reelection in the state's modern history. wolf, a businessman and first time candidate, spent $10 million of his own money on an early tv ad campaign that endeared him to voters. last night he drove to his victory rally as you saw in his hometown of york in his
trademark jeep. he told supporter that is public education will be his top on his agenda. >> our ancestors realized that education was the key to a strong citizenship, to a strong democracy, to a strong economy, to strong families and we needed to invest in that. we need to make sure that we resurrect that idea here in pennsylvania and make sure that education is at the top of the list, not the bottom. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: now, when wolf was revenue secretary he donated his salary to charity. his spokesman said he will not take a salary as governor nor will he live in the governor's mansion. instead he will commute to harrisburg. coming up at 5:30 we'll break down some of the national races which contributed to the big change in the political landscape we woke up to this morning. matt back to you. >> probably going to use that jeep for that commute, right, erin? oh, yes. thank you. head to 6abc.com for more election coverage. we have posted results in all of the race that is matter to you. >> it is 6:06. several retailers say they
plan to stay closed this thanksgiving to let their employees spend time with their families but at least one company is actually going completely in the opposite direction. maribel aber has details live at the nasdaq in sometimes square. who is the grinch here, maribel? >> reporter: good morning, tam. well, you can start your holiday shopping before breakfast on thanksgiving with k-mart. k-mart is opening at 6:00 a.m. thanksgiving day by far the earliest opening of the big retailers. sears macy's and kohl's are opening at 6:00 p.m. on thanksgiving and costco and nordstrom staying closed on the holiday. stocks closed out a choppy trading session mostly lower. investors waited for results of the elections. futures pointing to a higher open and the flyers are a big draw on the road. the team ranked ninth in the nhl in terms of what fans will pay for a ticket when the flyers are the visiting opponent. 76ers not nearly the same draw. they rank near the bottom of all the nba clubs on the road. all this from on line ticket
seller vivid tickets. lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers hottest ticket for visiting nba team. >> interesting. thank you. one ticket speaking of tickets matched all six months numbers in last night's mega millions drawing. the estimated $321 million was won in new york and one worth a million was sold in new jersey. here are those nuns, 15, 24, 41, nine and 39. the mega ball is one. >> all right. david. warm stuff coming. >> yeah, mild again today. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows that you we are dry to start out this morning and as we take a look, i think it does -- well, okay, that's what we got up there. as we take a look outside, there's your numbers, we have the platt bridge in south philadelphia and everything is looking good out there on the platt and we've got, you know, temperatures in the 50's right now which aren't bad and winds are also light so that's also a good aspect to the forecast today. as you step outside you don't have to go overboard with any extra gear.
taking a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, you can see that we do have no precipitation out there across its region so that's g couple of highlights to your forecast. it is going to be mild and dry today, even though clouds are going to increase. tomorrow, though, at times anyway it will be rather rainy so that's what we're looking forward to over the next 24 to 48 hours. 55 degrees right now as you step outside in the city, up to 45 in allentown, 52 in reading, 53 in trenton, 50 in wilmington, mid-50's down along the coastline. satellite shows you cloud cover out there. a pretty good deal of it although i think we'll get some early sun before the clouds start to increase as the day goes on and most of these showers out to the west appear to be falling apart before they get here. up in allentown today, increasing clouds, seasonably mild, 65 degrees the average high for this date up in the lehigh valley is in the 50's so that's not bad. and then down the shore, we're looking for similar high around 66 degrees increasing clouds, a little cool but pretty nice on the boardwalks all things considered. in philadelphia we're going for a high of 68. sun to clouds. mild for this time of year.
winds only running about eight to 16 miles per hour. tomorrow's a different story. we are looking at showers building probably by the time most of you get up. we'll start to see a good portion of the region underneath this and that continues through the morning rush hour. some of this rain could be steady. we're looking at a total of about a half inch to an inch by the time we're done. the late he have model runs are suggesting a bit more of a lull through the day. we'll allow a spotty shower or a bit of a rain. in the evening more rain coming in before we start to wind it down a little as we head towards friday morning. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 68 degrees, a mix of sun giving way to increased clouds today. cloudy with periods of rain tomorrow, a high of 61 degrees. look out for backed up storm drains where some leaves tend to get washed down into the drains tomorrow. and then windy with a lingering shower at times on friday. cooler with a high of 55. for the weekend, saturday starts out sunny. we'll see clouds increasing, a high of 52. and then sunday there will be a coastal system dishing in more clouds and an occasional shower. we're thinking right now that most of the steady rain with
that system stays out over the ocean but that's something we'll keep watching. either way monday sun returns. it's cool but dry for the eagles at night and veterans day a high of 57. >> good deal. >> okay. >> thank you. it's now 6:11 and still ahead, forced outer by fire. brand new at 6:00 the people the reason they managed to get out in time. >> some of the big race there is our area including the senate contest in new jersey and delaware. karen. >> we're sitting o mid span of the platt bridge and seeing the cameras shake a bit but no issues right now with traffic moving pretty nicely. here's a really close up view. you can see it's good. i talked to police in montgomery county. we have police activity causing a little bit of a problem there. i'm going to give you all the latest details coming up. >> the arrival of a cute little baby in a zoo was a bit of a shock. i think it's cute. >> dangerous. >> okay, cute and dangerous. we take a look coming up when back.
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their flashers on and it looks like penndot on the scene as well. it's off to the side but here on the blue route northbound watch for it approaching ridge pike. it's not really slowing down traffic at the moment. there's no delays but just something to watch for with that accident out there. i talked to police in montgomery county about this police activity in pottstown. they've blocked off north charlotte street. that's 663 at chestnut street. they say they're really not sure how long they're going to be out there so in the meantime you might want the stick to hanover street as your alternate to avoid any problem there in pottstown. construction blocks the right lane on the northeast extension northbound near quakertown. and a quick look at the big picture right now in port richmond we've got an accident coming in to us, it's new so like for it on richmond street and allegheny avenue. also olde city the ramp from market street to i-95 southbound we've got a problem there. it's going to close from 9:00 until 3:00 today. use the ramp for columbus boulevard instead. let's check the temperatures for you. 55 degrees, that's not bad, more than 10 degrees above average. looking pretty good for your overnight hours. 45 in allentown. 52 in millville and we have no
weather-related problems today so we'll be all right, matt. >> all right, thank you, karen. brand new at 6:00 fire forced four people out of their homes in allentown. it started just before midnight on south lawn street. the fire marshal says the family was able to get out safely because of working smoke detectors in the home. the fire left the home badly damaged but no one was hurt. there's no word on how this fire started. >> republicans have taken control of the u.s. senate. there has been a stunning route of the democrats in the midterm elections. that turn about did not extend to new jersey where democratic senator cory booker easily defeated republican jeff bell. cooker said he's going back to washington to improve life for new jersey residents by working together with republicans to get badly needed legislation passed. >> this is my focus, this is my urgent cause, we must work to make our state thrive again from north to south for all of our people. together we can do this and that will be my mission in the
senate. >> new jersey also elected its first african-american female to congress. democrat bonnie watson coleman attracted more than sixty percent of the vote in her mercer county district. and delaware senator chris coons celebrated victory at the christiana hilton in newark last night. coons won a 46 year term beating out republican challenger kevin wade. coons was first elect in there 2010 to fill out the term of vice president joe biden. >> 6:17 now. amazon is expanding some of its perks for prime members. abc's reena ninan has details in tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites amazon prime announced unlimited photo storage for all schuylkillers. those who pay the yearly fee will be able to upload as and 78 images also a they like from both pc's and mobile devices. next labs is making its smarts thermostat softer. a new software upgrade will keep track of the user's daily schedule as well as temperature preferences. the company estimates
users will save 20 percent on heating and cooling costs. disney's movies anywhere service is now available for android users. those who download the free app from our parents company will have access to all their purchased movies across awful their devices and it looks like emojis are you go to get more racially diverse. the group that sets the worldwide standard for the symbols is looking to offer a range of six different skin tones. the proposed changes could actually become official by the middle of next year. those are your tech bites. i'm reena ninan. >> it's 6:18. the internet as an accomplice. the high tech efforts that eric frein used to try to stay one step ahead of police. >> plus they're one of the most dangerous an animals on earth but when they're young they're so cute, david. >> yes, they are. it's little bit cool out there. we've got sweatshirts on the kids. probably don't need the hoods up because thirst not much wind. we're rooting for villanova university as our college of the morning. they have a big weekend planned with their special olympics fall festival, the
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the ben franklin. good morning to you, ben. traffic is looking good. no issues between the tolls and eighth and vine and mass transit's on time. i'm just full of good news. >> you really are there, karen. at least you got a lot of green stuff on that graphic. on the big board this morning we have been looking at temperatures in the upper 40's, up to about the mid-50's this morning and by 9 o'clock, we're at 60 degrees and if you're running errands today, really no problems as you move through the day. we're going to see an increase in cloud cover but a noon temperature of 65. 67 by 3 o'clock. your high today is 68 right around there at 2 o'clock and 61 degrees by 6 o'clock. light winds gathering clouds but staying dry. if you are headed to the airport, we have had some problems up the pike at newark international but it now looks like those earlier delays are now off the board and so things should be back to normal. no rain reported in any of our most frequently traveled destinations, tam. >> okay, happy flying. thank you david. a new study finds even smolts of plaque in the heart vessels increases the risk of heart attack and even death. researchers examined angiograms of more than 37,000
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airport hangar in monroe county where frein was captured last week. frein is charged with killing a pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another. >> new here at 6:00 a.m. pennsylvania state police say they found the driver wanted in a deadly hit and run in lancaster county. 56-year-old roseanna news wang are was riding her bike friday morning when she was hit and killed. police now think she was hit by some kind of farm equipment. they found the person driving and they say that person is cooperating. >> time right now 6:27. we'll get another check on weather and traffic next. >> and also remember the stealing campaign signs for the man who was running against his wife. well, we'll tell you how her against[ female announcer ] you get sick, you can't breathe through your nose... suddenly you're a mouthbreather. well, put on a breathe right strip and instantly open your nose up to 38% more than cold medicines alone.
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of interest in the kidnapping of a woman in germantown. the surveillance video that police would like you to see. >> election day leads to a big shrift in american government. we have the winners, the losers and what leadership in we have the winners, the that republicans are in full control. >> and a man murdered while driving down the street and he was not alone in the van that you see there. who else was in there when bullets started to fly. >> good morning everyone, it is 6:30 on this wednesday. the accuweather and traffic returns are in. let's go to david and karen. good morning. >> well, we've got some clouds returning to the region this morning. you see that as you step outside. i do think that we'll see some early sunshine. take a look at satellite as we do have some breaks in the clouds overhead right now. thicker clouds out to the west. those showers in central pennsylvania probably fall apart before they get here but if one does manage to make it through later this morning it's going to be pretty quick and pretty light. as we take a look at temperatures, 55 degrees currently in philadelphia, 50 in wilmington, 45 in allentown, 53 in trenton and mid-50's down the shore. winds right now are out of the southwest ahead of an approaching frontal boundary
and you can see that they're light. 10 miles per hour wind in philadelphia is kind of an anomaly. a lot of place are in the single digits. project due on your way to school. smartphone says 55 degrees right now. and you can follow the temperatures today on your smartphone with that storm tracker 6 app and generally speaking you're going to see 56 at 8 o'clock, 65 by noon, a high of 68 at 2 o'clock today. 3 o'clock down to 67 and 61 on 6 o'clock. the actual storm tracker 6 app has a lot more numbers than that so you can really plot things hour by hour. when i step inside we have rain on the way tomorrow and it's cooler. details coming up from accuweather, karen. >> all right, dave, no accidents at the moment on the schuylkill expressway but that doesn't mean we're not heavy. heavy traffic eastbound heading towards the curve from the blue route to the curve and again from montgomery to girard. and you could see westbound also a 19 minute ride from the vine to the blue route. we do have this police activity in montgomery county. i talked to police out here. they're blocking north charlotte street at chestnut. stick to hanover. they say they're not sure how
much longer they'll be out there. use your alternate to avoid the delay in pottstown. a new accident, pennypack park bustleton avenue near greg street. watch for traffic there with that accident on the scene. looking at the big picture port richmond, not a lot of accidents on the main highways, just slow speeds. i-95 southbound 26 miles an hour at cottman. 20 at girard. you see the schuylkill only 16 westbound. we talked about that slow go past the boulevard to belmont. 37 miles an hour eastbound near girard. slow go on some of the main highways an fought accidents on the side streets right now matt. >> thanks karen. breaking news to get to right now. israeli police shot and killed the driver of a car who had slammed into a crowd of people on a train platform in jerusalem. more than a dozen people have been hurt. this is brand new video just into the news room of the chaos that resulted from this. police say the man got out of the car after the crash and attacked a group of officers
with a crowbar before he was shot and killed. also police locally are giving us a new look at the person of interest in the kidnapping of a woman in germantown and they hope someone watching right now will help identify the man and help bring the victim home safely. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at northwest detectives with the latest on this investigation. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, matt. police do have fresh leads to work with. they also have more images to work with as well and detectives here at the northwest division have been working with authorities in maryland and the fbi to try to track down this missing woman. 22-year-old carlesha freeland-gaither was abduct fred a germantown street sunday night. now we have a clearer picture of a person of interest in this case. it was captured around 6 o'clock monday morning inside a convenience store in aberdeen, maryland. around the time police say this man used freeland-gaither's debit card at a nearby pnc bank. fbi agents were on the ground yesterday searching for this
video and other evidence. we're also now seeing the first moments when freeland-gaither came in contact with her abductor on sunday. he reached his hand out to her on the 5400 block of green street. you see her slowly back away. >> she's backing away as she's looking at him 'cause she knows something such. we don't know if he said anything to her or what happened at that point in time. >> reporter: the man forced her down the street against her will. freeland-gaither's family says she moved from maryland several years ago and left behind an obsessed boyfriend. police need more but confirm they have leads and persons of interest including this man. her family just wants her home. >> just let her go. i just want her home. yawl can -- we don't want y'all. we don't want nothing to do with y'all just let her come home. >> reporter: the reward in this case has been growing. it's up to $47,000. if you have any tips northwest detectives want to hear from you. we're live in fern fern rock,
katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> thanks katherine. we want to take a closer look at this person of interests in this case. you can do that by going to 6abc.com and watch the surveillance video again and see other pieces of video released by police. we also have posted the plea from police and the victim's family as this search continues. it's all right there on 6abc.com. >> for the first time in modern pennsylvania history, voters voters voters have ousted the governor after one term. to this wolf is celebrateing a landslide victory over the incumbent, tom corbett. the democrat from york county won by double digits but the good times may soon hit a bit of a speed bump. when he takes officers next year wolf will face a serious budget problem and a republican controlled legislature. wolf says he needs everyone to come together and to be ready to go to work. >> let's make this the time. let's make this the place, pennsylvania. let's us be the people to actually create this bright future we deserve.
let's make this the time. let's get started. thank you very much. (applause). >> corbett faced an uphill battle the whole race as he faced questions about everything from education cuts to his handling of the jerry sandusky case while he was attorney general. but he says he's proud of what he a.m. accomplished in his four years in office. >> we delivered on the promises that we made in 2010. of fiscal discipline, of limited governments and of free enterprise. when i made those promises i said -- >> exit polling showed corbett lost support from 2010 among men and women in all age groups and all income levels. >> 6:36 now. wolf's big win was one of the few bright spots for democrats in this election cycle. republicans now control both houses of congress. they captured the senate for the first time since 2006 and add to do their majority in the house. erin o'hearn continues coverage on the big board and has more on next year's congressional break down. erin. >> reporter: good morning, matt. we're seeing a lot of red this morning.
this major republican victory will likely complicate president obama's final two years in office. now, this is how the u.s. senate looks right now. republicans have 52 seats and the democrats have 45 including independents. now the number you see in gray here, that's -- that represents virginia and alaska which are too close to call and louisiana which is headed for a runoff. now, as expected, the gop picked up senate seats in arkansas, south dakota and west virginia but they also won hard fought races in north carolina, colorado and iowa. republicans also dominated in governor's races including president obama's home state of illinois. they also dug into deep blue states capturing the governor's mansions in massachusetts and maryland and of course mitch mccontinental pulled off a win after a grueling campaign and is likely to be the next senate majority leader. >> this turned out though to be a national election, a national wave. senators governors, house members, this was that anti-democrat
across-the-board. >> reporter: and here's a look at the house. the republicans now have 242 seats, the democrats hold 174. this is the republican's largest majority since world two. they are on track to pick up a few more seats after this bruising defeat president obama must now forge a new path forward working with republicans he has invited both parties to meet with him on friday. what's interesting is even though republicans pulled off a decisive wind exit polls indicated that voters were dissatisfied with both parties. only one in five voters saying they trust the government to do the right thing, matt. >> not much to be happy about over the last couple years i guess. >> reporter: that's right. >> thanks erin. another race we had our eye on was in delaware. that's democrat bethany hall long. she kept her seat in the state senate narrowly defeating republican challenger ron marino. the race made headlines when her husband was caught catching campaign signs from people's lawns in middletown. dana hall long is facing
dismemorial theft charges. we have results from all the races including the congressional races in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware, state races and ballot questions. >> the philadelphia school district will resume hearings on whether to shut down a local charter school. an inquiry showed the walter palmer charter school has under performed and violated its charter over the past six years. and its problems have led to some high profile incidents. last month the high school abruptly shut down leaving 300 students with nowhere to go. and school officials kicked out 250 grade school students because the school was not able to pay its bills. >> let's get the accuweather forecast with david. >> it's a nice one today. cloudy but mild. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows that you we are basically dry across the region. there is the chance of a little sprinkle moving in from the north and west later this morning but it's not going to be much if it does make it here. as we take a look outside, we have sky 6 and as promised, there's a little bitter of sunshine up early over the horizon. clouds will probably get thicker as the day goes on. fairly comfortable in most
neighborhoods. we're at 55 degrees right now in philadelphia. the winds in the city at 10 miles per hour. the last time they took this snapshot reading at the airport but in most cases we've seen anywhere from single digit winds around five down to nothing so the wind is not a big issue out there for you in general. there's that little shower activity out to the west. looks like it wants to try and fall apart before it gets here but if we do see something a little later this morning as i mentioned it will be quick and light. today is a general idea is going to be an increase in clouds and mild air again for the afternoon. by 8 o'clock, 56. by 11 o'clock, though, up to 63 and then by 2 o'clock, that's your high, 68 degrees and we'll be back down to 63 by 5 o'clock. again, very mild for this time of year in philadelphia. and high temperatures showing a little bit of a range today. we'll only get up to about 64 in trenton and toms river, 65 in allentown and then there's that 68 in areas closer to philadelphia and 65 to 66 your range down along the coast. tomorrow morning it looks like there's going to be some new rain moving in. now, this will be rain that
could be steady at times as it plows through during the morning rush hour. this is a brands new model run. we're only going for about a half inch to an inch of rain total out of this and during the day there is the chance that we actually see kind of a lull in the action. then we go into tomorrow night and there's the chance for a few more sprinkles and showers so not a lot of rain out there but if we do manage to get a steady downpour for at least a little while, especially during that morning area where there's more rain, keep in mind that there are lots of leaves out there along the sides of the streets and those could very easily block storm drains and give you a little bit of a spray or problem slowing down in those intersections. also if you have a lot of leaves in the gutter again just in case there's a steady portion of this storm, you might want to try and clean them out if you've got some gutters that are low lying and easy to get to. your exclusive accuweather 7-day, today not a bad day, 68 degrees. sun will give way to increasing clouds and then tomorrow, cloudy skies with periods of off and on rain probably won't be raining all the day. and 61 is the high. and then friday windy and cooler, 55 degrees, a real blustery wind and there could be some lingering showers
around. for the weekend sun gives way to clouds again on saturday, a cool high of 52. and then sunday mainly cloudy thanks to a coastal system that will probably dish a couple of showers in. at this point it looks like most of the steady rain from that holds. that holds.(offrord.ecl) the the -- off to sea. sun returns on monday. it's cool but dry for the eagles game monday night and 57 on veterans day. >> thanks, david. 6:42 now and still ahead murdered behind the wheel. a man is shot while driving down a philadelphia street. hear what we know about him and the person who was in the passenger seat. >> also ray rice and nfl commissioner roger goodell set to come face to face again today. we'll explain next. karen. >> tacony palmyra bridge is up. we see the ship moving as we speak. it's going to come back down pretty soon. county and a new multi-vehicle accident to talk about. all the details just ahead. >> cma's are on abc and will be f-u-n because "action news" will be there.
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>> ♪ >> ooh. some water there in atlantic city. yeah. maybe it's warm enough to put your toes in it. that's it. >> that's about it. >> it is fall. water is cold in the fall. >> yeah. >> but that looks good behind you karen. those folks are getting where they need to go. >> yeah, not too bad. no accidents to report right here. chester county 30 bypass jammed from approaching 340 to 113. as you head towards downingtown that eastbound
traffic on the 30 bypass you could see it's pretty jammed up at the moment. let's take a look in pottstown. this is montgomery county. i talked to police. they're still out there blocking north charlotte street at chestnut street. stick to hanover street as your alternate. they've got police activity causing the issue right now a new accident, it's a multi vehicle accident, three vehicles involved. this is in bucks county here in bristol. route 413 veterans highway at state road. we've got at least one lane blocked with this accident causing problems. also this accident in pennypack park causing an issue on bustleton avenue between greg street and winchester avenue. look for possible restrictions with that accident. let's take a look at the big picture and see what's going on. some slow speeds on i-95 southbound, 19 miles an hour. schuylkill westbound 11 miles an hour as you go past the boulevard to past belmont particularly slow. and in port richmond richmond street and allegheny avenue. tacony palmyra bridge still up. let's take a look at the temperatures. 55 degrees, not too bad as you head out. pretty mild for this time of
year. 45 in allentown, 52 in millville. headed up to 68 today. mixture of sun to increasing clouds, tam. >> thank you, karen. we have learn the name of the man who was murdered while driving yesterday in philadelphia's juniata section. police say 38-year-old hurley mccallie of lawndale was shot and killed around 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. he was driving on i street right near the coca-cola bottling company when someone on the street shot him. he had a passenger in the car. that person survived and they are talking to police. >> happening today, nfl star ray rice will appeal his indefinite suspect from the league for abusing his wife. rice will argue his case in arbitration, not during a trial. he says nfl and -- commissioner roger goodell knew he had attacked his wife in an atlantic city elevator long before the full video of the incident went public. he also says the league is punishing him multiple times for the same thing. goodell will testify under oath at the appeal. >> 6:47 and voters across america have spoken and republicans have riding a wave
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reports of anyone actually getting injured so chopper will hang around here and we'll see if we can get more information for you on that. >> we're going to turn and check in with "gma." we've been watching the national elections. they'll pick up that coverage. >> amy robach joins us with a preview of "gma". >> reporter: that's right matt and tam. we begin this morning with republicans riding that wave of disapproval with the obama white house making big gains and taking control of the senate. we're live with our team of correspondents covering all the big races and then we will continue your coverage of the case of the woman kidnapped off the streets of germantown. police releasing new video of a person of interest in the disappearance of the 22-year-old nursing student. we are live from the scene this morning. and then new privacy concerns this morning. repo man using the latest community technology snapping photos of your vehicle. how this could be putting you at risk. and then "gma" is going country. as we count down to the cma awards tonight, our ginger zee
and tim tim tebow live from nashville all next on "good morning america." matt and tam hope you'll join us. >> of course. >> we will. >> i saw a picture with alicia and ginger getting ready let's take you outside. we have a problem on the platt bridge. this is southwest philadelphia, the upside of the platt. we had a disabled taxi. it just cleared. we were really jammed. some of that traffic starting to ease eastbound from i-95 to the mid span but watch for a slower go than normal there. building volume northbound on 42 between lower landing and 295. dave. >> temperatures ranging from the accident upper 40's to low 50's right now. sweatshirts on the kids, maybe hoods down though because winds are light. we're rooting for villanova as our university of the morning. they have some special olympics event on campus. go cats. 60 degrees by 9 o'clock, 65 by noon. heading out to the bus or el 67 by lee clock. high today 68 at about 2 o'clock. we'll be right back with
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tom wolf won over tom corbett. the philadelphia school district will resume hearings on whether or not it's going to shut down the walter palmer charter school. last month palm are's high school closed leaving about 300 students out there looking for a new school. >> no accidents on i-95 but you can always count on our highways in philadelphia for a if jam. >> i'm glad to hear that. >> jammed up. just lots of people trying to head to work. southbound traffic jammed from academy through cottman and from past bridge street through girard. already a 29 minute ride and you know that will be worse in about 30 minutes. in bristol, three vehicles involved in an accident. route 413 haven't rather highway at state road dave. >> i look at those pictures and i'm reminded there's one good thing about coming in in the wee hours of the morning. you get to look at that stuff and not drive in it. 65 by noon. it's mild. we're already in the visits in most neighborhoods. clouds will increase, we're mainly dry, slight chance of a
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