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hi, everyone, 6:00 a.m. thursday august 6. here's what's happening. >> like it or not it's going to happen. major highways close for the pope's visit next month we're live with details. >> a tow truck rescues a driver stuck on railroad tracks, now the driver could face charges. we're learning about the man who attacked a group of people at aen tennessee movie theater. >> we have david murphy with weather and karen rogers has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we have early sunshine filtering in off to the east, out to the west thicker clouds and we'll see it thicken up, some areas south of philadelphia could pick up a shower. 70 degrees and dry in philadelphia. allentown sitting on 59 cool and
comfortable degrees right now. low 60s in reading and trenton. 69 on the boardwalks down by the shore. 71 by 8:00. noon, 81 the high will be 85 degrees reading at 3:00 p.m. the clouds are getting thicker and late day or evening shower possible down by the shore. looks like the showers will past to the south tonight that means most of the rain later tonight and tomorrow morning should be in south jersey and delaware, although philadelphia could catch a little bit of that. i'll show you that on future tracker 6 coming up next and we'll look at the models suggesting that. what about the roads karen. >> reporter: the roads are not as bad as they normally be, it's summertime. live i-95 southbound traffic starting to pick up. 15 minute ride southbound that's not bad overall on i-95.
speeds 35-mile an hour near girard. the schuylkill expressway is in good shape mostly in the 40s and 50s, moving along nicely. we have a problem with a disabled vehicle plymouth road at west germantown pike. an accidents on kiem street and industrial highway. the boulevard southbound getting busy southbound as you approach the schuylkill. overall clear and dry no weather-related problems this morning, tam. >> we're at the big board to talk about the pope's visit. what a smile look we've got 51 days, three hours before the pope is here. my advice if you want to be for all of this, if you have to be in center city invest in a new pear of sneakers. here's what why. the pope will be here for two days, during that time we'll have 25 miles of highway being closed. you see what's highlighted. these are called by the city
traffic boxes. you can drive if you're inside the boxes but once you go outside there's no driving back in. you can walk back in, but no driving. so i had to go to wawa, i had to get a cheese steak, i had to see mom. when you get there they won't let you back in. here's what's going to happen. a little bit of a difference here this traffic box will be closed actually that is wrong. that's 6:00 p.m. that closes down. spring garden, ridge avenue, girard over that way that's the northern border to the bottom, the border is south street. there's a smawrl -- smaller section, west philadelphia, university city that's 10:00 p.m. friday night september 26th. that evening after 6:00 p.m. you can't get in and out of the traffic box in your car. west philadelphia, university city that goes into place at 10:00 p.m. it kind of makes your head want to explode thinking about it. let's go over to katherine scott
live from the philadelphia art museum with more reaction. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam traffic boxes road closures people who live around here knew they are they were going to be disrupted, now that the closures and restrictions have been released many are planning ahead. traffic restrictions for the pope's visit are out and residents are learning about where they can and cannot go. >> private vehicles will not be a viable option on the weekend in center city. >> i've changed my plans. >> reporter: most of the road and bridge shut down takes place friday evening september 25th. the night before the pope arrives. getting around could be significant. >> coming into the city, or leaving the city will be hectic. >> reporter: no septa bus service or trolley service within the traffic boxings. bikes will be allowed in and
out, businesses that remain open that weekend many have started planning. >> we've had meetings about it and trying to prepare for it as best as we can. >> reporter: businesses city hospitals many are bringing cots for people to salim -- sleep on. be prepared to do a lot of walking no matter where you are. >> the schuylkill expressway eastbound from the blue route to i-95. westbound i-95 to route run. vine street expressway shut down river to river. the ben franklin bridge closed until noon the following day. city avenue is blocked at city line and belmont because the pope is staying at saint charles on city avenue. as tam mentioned your head is about to explode. take a look at the traffic restrictions by going to 6abc.com, plus share the
information with family and friends by posting a link on facebook. other news at noon, the driver who took a wrong turn and got stuck on septa tracks in delaware county at 3:30 a.m. authorities say the 19-year-old driver drove on the tracks from brook haven road and went a short distance and got stuck. the action cam was there as the tow truck removed the vehicle. police are testing the driver for dui. 6:06. pennsylvania's top prosecutor could face criminal charges today. cat cat will be charged today possibly with purjury and obstruction of justice. those are two of the charges the grand jury alleged she face for leaking secret testimony in retaliation against a former aid. bill cosby will testify for
the sexual assault against him. judy hoot was just 15 years old at the time. cosby will teach on october 9. hoot a week later. an ice cream maker dealing with a bacteria contamination is preparing to sell their product again. maribel aber has more. >> reporter: bluebell is back up and running. the ice cream maker shut down its facilities after listeria was found. no word on when bluebell products will return to store shelves. mixed trading on wall street. mixed open, we got a report on yourness claims out later today. the fcc approved a new rule forcing companies to disclose the pay gap between ceos and
workers. ceos are making 200 times as much. the gap is bigger in some companies. ceos are paid 800 times more than their workers when you put it out there it's a jarring number to see. 800 times more. thanks maribel. let's turn to david and talk about the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: it's going to be a nice day overall, but we'll have to deal with increase in clouds. as we look at morning commute it's dry. let's look outside on sky6 live hd. sunshine up over the ben franklin bridge and the jersey coastline. looking bright to start out although the clouds will get thicker as the day goes on. 70 degrees in philadelphia. cool and comfortable in the lehigh valley, out toward reading and trenton. 64 in millville. low 70s on the boardwalks this morning. sun early will give way to increasing clouds by the time we get into the afternoon and evening, we'll be under mostly
cloudy skies and there's a slight chance we see a sprinkle fire up or perhaps a shower in south jersey and southern delaware. this run of this model doesn't show that, but i can't rule it out. later tonight we'll see more rain. the steadier will be down toward the shore in south jersey and delaware. light stuff could pop up to philadelphia, and it could be here during the later evening hours and up to midnight and beyond. 81 degrees in the lehigh valley. sun and clouds. pleasant. that rain staying to the south you don't have to worry about any rain in the lehigh valley. at the shore increasing clouds, as i mentioned late-day rain is possible. if you're lucky it will hold off until later in the evening. the better chance of that the farther south you go along the coast. 85 is the high in philadelphia. clouds on the march as we go through the day light rain south of the city and getting up into philadelphia later this evening. winds north/northwest 8 miles per hour.
temperatures warm, 11:00 a.m., 80. 84 by 2:00. 85 degrees atmosphere 3:00 p.m. after midnight, the steadier stuff is down south. this model run has the rain getting away from us by noon. in actuality there's a possibility we see on and off showers continuing through much of the day down south. philadelphia dries out during the morning hours. models are not in agreement how much we get. one model things the low will be closer to us, we'll get .5 inches of rain. at the shore, most of the models are projecting more rain, again an indication the farther south you go the closer you are to the center of the rain-making low pressure center. increasing clouds today 85,
late-day shower down the shore is not out of the question. tomorrow, rain in the south mainly in the morning. northern suburbs stay dry. high of 80. cloudy, although later in the day there's a chance of sun returning, especially the farther north you are. saturday, clouds in the morning sun comes back then and a high of 83. saturday overall looks nice. sunday mid 80s. lots of sun. a repeat of that on monday, we get back into a chance chance of a spotty thunderstorm wednesday. >> movie theater mayhem we're learning about the man armed with a hatchet on the attack in tennessee. >> lexus takes the hover board for a spin. >> reporter: heading out the door, watch out, i-95 southbound looking okay. the roads are not too bad. we'll take a live look at the roads coming up in just a minute. >> former president pals around
here 6:14 a.m. >> reporter: it is bright and beautiful i have to say. looking good out there today. the roads are clear we have no weather-related problems affecting you. we have good news heading your way. the schuylkill expressway westbound traffic at city avenue. traffic is moving okay at this point. normally a spot where we back up. that will happen shortly but not too bad just yet. overall we're seeing speeds in the 50s on the schuylkill expressway. got to love that summertime pattern. on i-95 we're looking at slower speeds 36 miles per hour at cottman. the first signs of slowing are at girard 28 miles per hour from allegheny to girard. watch for a slower go right there. the accident we had on 42 has cleared a little while ago. look at the delay, 42 northbound we have some of the normal morning building volume. things are looking better there. don't forget we've been tweeting out all the traffic
with the #6abc traffic. a good way to figure out what's going on. 56 degrees in quakertown. with all the sunshine in the earlier shot. 58 in coatsville. 57 in chester. 72 degrees right now in center city. most of the suburbs in new jersey are in the low 60s, as well as dover 66 degrees. the early sunshine fades behind clouds high of 85 degrees and late rain possible matt. >> thank you karen. new on "action news," a s.w.a.t team killed a man who launched an attack on a surban nashville movie theater. the 29-year-old was carrying a hatchet and pepper spray and pellet gun that appeared to be a real gun he blasted three people with pepper spray. testimony continues in a trial involving a white police officer and unarmed black man
video shows former football jonathan farle was killed. defense attorneys alleged he charged the police officer. >> once again a u.s. courtroom has shown that no one is immune from being called to jury duty. george w.bush was in dallas, texas yesterday. he sat around with the panel and hanging around for a few hours but not selected to serve during the trial. >> still ahead a thief steals the youth football team equipment, but had has not stolen their heart. >> reporter: we're looking at a high of 85 degrees, which is average. humidity is low there's a chance of rain tonight. i'll talk about that and have the day planner forecast and get
your travel plans on the roads. >> lexus tests its hover board and releases video. first tech bytes. >> reporter: facebook launches it's own stream feature called live. here's lindsey vaughn streaming from new zealand. facebook says it allows them to respond easily to messages from fans. >> make sure shoppers never miss out on a real deal. beacon technology will allow smart phone user to receive instant alerts based on on movement inside the store. >> reporter: gamers get ready for niki minaj the game. she is working on a brand new game that will be played on your mobile device. she signed with a company that made kim kardashian widely successful gaming app. it will be out by the end of the
>> this is the released video of lexus hover run. lexus uses super conductors and magnets to get it to work. there are no plans to sell this thing. >> things you will never have on "action news." >> reporter: it's cool to look at it. i want a hover board. let's look outside and check on the vine street expressway. we're seeing the usual slowing westbound heading toward the schuylkill expressway, but not too bad. overall it's been a good day. broad street line and market frankford line looking good, dave. >> on the big board we have decent numbers right now. on or about 70 in philadelphia. 60s in the suburbs. 74 by 9:00 a.m. does look like we'll get up to a high of 85. 3:00 p.m., there it is. humidity is low clouds on the
increase, late today down by the shore there could showers building in. they will come up to philadelphia later on this evening. across the country there's an area of potential severe weather including atlanta and coastal areas of the carolinas and southern virginia and the southern states. the second area doesn't include big ticket population centers. looking at the big board all green aircraft and no major delays in our most commonly traveled destinations. would you like to live a little longer? add spice to your life. researchers examined the diets of half a million chinese people over seven years. the most popular spies hot chili peppers. it has antioxidants. the study is not enough to prompt a diet overhaul, it's something to consider. >> the phillies wrap up a three
game serials with the dodgers at citizens bank park. pitcher david buchanan none will start. jeff from an -- francon hit a 300 homer. but they lost. >> katherine scott says the city will be traffic free when the pope arrives. >> reporter: we're live on what to expect when the pope comes next month coming up at 6:30. (buzz!) if you're the guy from the operation game, you get operated on. it's what you do. (buzz!) if you want to save
>> videos crisscrossing the internet of a woman riding on the hood of a police cruiser in washington d.c. the cruiser pulled out from the parking area, the woman remains on the hood of the cruiser. the cruiser continues down the street with the woman posing provocatively. washington metro police is aware of the video and has the internal affairs division looking at it. thieves sidelined a football team as it was about to kick off football season. thieves stole critical equipment including helmets and shoulder pads. the eagles foundation donated the equipment months ago. they are scrambling to replace the gear before the season
opener. >> musikfest kicks off in bethlehem. if you're a child of the 80s and 90s you might want to show up, the headliner is d up ran duran. works of harold are coffering trees and poles and even a bridge. >> nice touch. the visit to pope francis will likely impact if you're in the surrounding suburbs. we'll break it down for you. >> relief in south jersey, one couple has a solution to escape their shaky situation.
>> new this morning, crews check out a haz/mat scare on penn's campus. >> happening today criminal charges expected to be filed against pennsylvania's top prosecutor. >> good morning 6:30, let's check out accuweather david murphy has that karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we have sun coming up over the horizon. satellite shows that, sunshine early and clouds later. there could sprinkles and showers building in south of philadelphia and later this afternoon and tonight it gets to philadelphia. dry in the city. cool and comfortable in allentown. 60s in trenton and reading anticipate millville. 71 and comfortable by 8:00. humidity behaves itself, but it's warm, lunch time, 80. 85 at 3:00 p.m.
we have a low pressure center coming in our direction. looks like half the region philadelphia and south, with the steadier rain in south jersey. we have our sights ahead on the weekend, karen. >> reporter: we always do, at least we do. let's look outside i've got my sights set on the sunshine. you'll see sun glare as you head out. 422 eastbound the same time gabe's curve. a little bit of slowing. not a bad morning for traffic. keep your fingers crossed. 15 miles per hour an hour on i-95 from allegheny to girard and 26 miles per hour at cottman. schuylkill expressway westbound to the boulevard to past bell month, 23 miles per hour. the the phils play today take the sports express trains. vine street expressway,
westbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway so far so good, the ben looking clear as you head out right now matt and tam. >> let's talk about the locations, karen. the traffic plan is in place for next month's papal visit. to get around easily -- to get around is going to be challenging is an understatement. >> katherine scott is live along a so-called traffic box zone along the parkway. >> reporter: expect closures expected to a lot of walking. it will be very difficult to get around that weekend so you want to plan ahead. private vehicles will not be a viable option on the weekend in center city. >> reporter: we know about the traffic restrictions surrounding the pope's two day visit next month. they are expensive with traffic
boxes in center city and west philadelphia. the northern boundary, spring garden, up ridge to girard, down the schuylkill expressway river and south to the delaware river. that closure begins at 6:00 p.m. friday. at 10:00 p.m., university city will be closed to traffic from powton to north to 38 to 32. down university to grays ferry on the western and southern boundaries. cars will be allowed to leave the traffic boxes but not before. they can drive anywhere win the boxes. schuylkill expressway eastbound will be close blue route 476 to i-95. westbound schuylkill expressway closed i-95 to route unone. 676 river to river. city avenue will be closed between lancaster and belmont because the pope will be staying at saint charles borromeo
seminary. >> i would like to encourage and ask all of us, to take a moment of reflection and pride. we as a city, we the people were chosen for this event. >> reporter: obviously a lot to keep in mind, expect delays, closures and restrictions and expect to walk. there's no word on when the closed highways are going to reopen, but we expect to learn more closer to the time. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> residents businesses and employers in the center city area can make plans for the road closures. parking are garageses will look like a ghost town with no one coming in and out. restaurants are going to stock up on more food. riding a bike may be the boast
way to go since septa has limited options. >> i think it makes it very hard for the people who live an work in the city. i understand you have to do things for security security, but -- >> i hope they take care of our neighborhood and respect it and have a good time. >> the mayor nutter said he has been in contact with local businesses to give them advice. take a look at the road closures and restrictions at 6abc.com and share the link with your friends an facebook. >> haz/mat scare in university city is under control. cleanup staff at the penn school of den tri called in a -- dentistry called in a spill on 40th street. it was nonlethal leak no injuries were report the. charges will be filed against kathleen kane she allegedly leaked secret grand
jury testimony to a reporter in retaliation against a former aid. she could be charge with purjury and object construction. chopper 6 was over the darby creek where crews made the discovery where an 11 boy disappeared. he was last seen riding his bike in folcroft. the recovered body had on shorts similar to those the boy was last seen wearing. a burlington county family have lived in their home teetering on an avalanche. a leaky storm drain pipe caused the earth to collapse. now county officials have offered to purchase their home, as well as that of a neighborhood at market value. >> it's bitter sweet. i'm looking forward to conclusion and moving on with my
life. at the same time i don't want to leave my home. it's tough. >> the sale has not been completed, but they hope to be out by this fall. >> how many of us can expect to see rain do you think? >> reporter: have of the region. storm tracker 6 live showing we're dry. we have sunshine at the airport with clouds to the west getting thicker as the day goes on. the temperature, 70 warm. dewpoint, 53 it's not humid. winds are currently calm. future tracker 6 shows you how clouds are going to begin to overtake us more and more as the day goes on. the model is not showing this, but later this afternoon and into this evening, there's a possibility of showers beginning to develop down south and eventually those push up to philadelphia. anything we get in the city later tonight and overnight is fairly light. the closer you get to the shore
and closer to the track of low pressure creating the rain, the better chance of precipitation. at times overnight tonight and tomorrow morning there's a chance of steadier stuff down south. 71 degrees by 8:00. 11:00, 80 degrees. 2:00 p.m., 84, high temperatures around 83:00 p.m. 85 in millville. looking at 84 for the high along most shore communities. still looking at cool ocean water temperatures, not a big chance of rip currents, although they will change tomorrow as the low gets off the coast and we'll see an onshore flow. chans of late-day rain -- chance of late-day rain in south jersey and delaware. phillies 83 degrees the first pitch. 85 in the 9th inning.
tonight at musikfest. up north we're not expecting any rain, rain stops in philadelphia. the gates open at 6:30, the actual main stage event not until 8:30 there's an opening act. 77 degrees for the beginning a nice night for the concert. musikfest is back, that's cool. overnight we have light rain in philadelphia. steadier stuff down south. the latest model run has most of us getting out of here by noon. i actually think there's a chance it hangs on longer down the shore into the afternoon. some models are playing with that idea not much total rain. there are others pushing a steadier rain up closer to philadelphia and into the shore. that one to two would be back here in washington d.c. and the chesapeake bay. just to give you an idea there's a little variation. 85 is the high, clouds on the increase showers possible late
today and more likely tonight down the shore. rain mainly south of philadelphia during the day tomorrow possibly ending after the morning hours into the early afternoon, high of 80. clouds in the morning on saturday quickly break we wind up with a great weekend. 83 with sun remerging from behind the clouds on saturday. a lot of sun on monday, 86. and thunderstorms tuesday. >> we're following developing news. there's an intense search underway for the gunman who shot and killed a police officer down south. >> fish out of water or marine mammal. up next a rare dolphin sighting in a new jersey river. >> reporter: wow, sunshine out there and yes we have sun glare traffic slowing on the bypass at 322. not a horrible delay yet. we'll look at i-95 coming up.
>> crystal clear and beautiful a little cloud cover, center city live on sky 6. 6:43 getting up to 85. look out for showers later on tonight. >> let's go over to karen rogers and see what it's like if you're trying to commute. >> reporter: it's a good day weather is treating us already no problems with traffic. i-95 northbound traffic at highland avenue heading toward the blue route moving fine in is on the directions. volume is picking up overall to what we saw a half-hour ago.
let's go to that part i-95 in delaware county at cottman 30 miles per hour. you're down to 16 at girard. the schuylkill expressway westbound from the boulevard to past belmont, 33 miles per hour. 35 eastbound in here girard, 25 past the vine. slowing in the unusual spots. we have a problem with the sinkhole that opened up in bethlehem township. still an issue. stick to 22 to a avoid the the sinkhole. go to twitter #6abc traffic. it's nice and crisp out there. 56 in quakertown, 72 in center city. and in the suburbs in new jersey, 60s in browns mills. 63 in glassboro.
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an elderly couple's car, they would not let him in, he threw chips at him they threw water at him. >> the woman ended up on the ground. a witness got involved and punched a cabbie's head. the elderly drive jumped in throwing punches. both drivers took off before police arrived on the scene. >> time for "good morning america." let's turn to amy robach to find out what we'll see ten minutes from now. >> reporter: good morning, matt and tam great to be with you on this friday evening. coming up next, we have details about a shooting at yet another movie theater, this time a man armed with a gun hatchet and pepper spray. the suspect shot on the scene we'll tell you about the motive behind the attack. abc exclusive, one on one with the california doctor at the cancer survivor, she is fighting
to keep her frozen embryos after a bitter divorce. they are her only chance to have biologic children. we'll switch gears and talk about deals and steals. tory johnson back with back-to-school bargains 76% off. guys back to school already? >> got to get your trapper keeper amy. she had one with bashy on -- barbie on it. >> reporter: she did not but i have one. let's check the roads, this is i-95 southbound at girard, she has her disabled vehicle just be careful they don't have the flares out that may get you an issue. we have good looking speeds. trenton, norristown trenton line scheduled to be on time with no big issues just yet david. we have temperatures that are
comfortable enough especially in the northern suburbs. 59 in allentown. 61 in reading and trenton. 66 in wilmington. 70 in philadelphia. upper 60s down the shore. if you're running errands today it's a nice morning. 74 by 9:00. 81 by noon. going for a high of 85 low humidity. clouds increase as the day goes on. later this evening, there's a chance of rain arriving start at the shore and winding up to as high as philadelphia. matt and tam. rapper busterron has been accused of assault. he got into an argument with a worker and estimated. rimes was arrested last night. he put a photo on instagram saying he was heading back into the studio. we'll ebb right back.
filed against kathleen kane who leaked secret grand jury information to a reporter who an effort to retall crate against a former -- retaliate against a former aid. haz/mat situation at the penn school of dentistry it turned out to be a nonlethal liquid. >> reporter: elsewhere on i-95, southbound at bartram avenue we're dry and clear, we have sunshine coming in. no major problems. >> reporter: no, not really as we go through the day, it will be comfortable. 85 is the high, clouds increase late today there could be a sprinkle or shower down the shore. getting rain up to philadelphia later tonight probably not really heavy in the city, though. nice day so enjoy. >> musikfest starts tonight. >> duran duran.
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