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5:00 a.m., june, 17 i'm tamala edwards alonger -- along with erin o'hern, matt o'donnell has the day off. >> two teens are hit on a bike and the driver drives off. >> jurors in the congressman chaka fattah fraud trial resume
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deliberations one day after an abrupt dismissal. let's take a look at accuweather, with david murphy and matt pellman is in for karen rogers with the commute. good morning. >> reporter: we're off to a wet start down south, as expected there are morning showers, no lightning, but down in cape may county and extending back through areas of southern new castle county delaware and central delaware. we have showers, some of them are heavy. they are kind of sitting in place. it looks like they will have a tendency to shift to the south over the next few hours, for now we're looking at shower activity to the south. mid morning we'll begin drying out and brightening up a little bit. satellite shows there's a fair amount of cloud cover out there right now. we're seeing the drying pattern across the border in new york state and pennsylvania, the clouds will thin out and we'll have the return of sunshine this morning and in the afternoon.
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63 degrees as you step outside. away from the southern areas everyone is dry and comfortable. 62 in allentown. 65 in trenton. 62 for the early morning stroll in cape may. you will want an umbrella in cape may early on. 65 degrees by 7:00 a.m. if you're planning a workout you can get it done away from the southern areas, 76 degrees by 10:00 a.m., not too bad. we break out sun by midday and get bright in the afternoon, high today is 82 degrees around 3:00 p.m. the complete weekend call for the shore, the poconos and philadelphia coming up. >> reporter: you know, david we kind of like to ease into the morning commute thing, we're not getting to do that this morning. we have a bunch of accidents one in northeast philadelphia, it's blocking or it was a second ago blocking the eastbound side of the woodhaven road by bristol pike. looks like a person scooted around when they should not have. as we watch live that's the tow
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truck pulling away right now. hopefully they will be getting eastbound heading toward i-95 opening up, as the police officers move, watching the reopening of woodhaven road. that's good news in northeast philadelphia. we have a crash on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound past norristown would you want for that, although delays are not bad at this point. disabled vehicle easton road and gravers lane montgomery county. vine street expressway has reopened in both directions. one situation in spring garden the closure of north broad street because of an accident investigation this morning stick with the numbered streets. tam i know you have details on what happened during the overnight. >> it is breaking news, overnight philadelphia police out there investigating yet another hit-and-run crash. police say the driver accused of hitting two teens on the bike kept on driving. the driver is in police custody. at least one of the teenagers we are told is fighting for his
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life. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live in spring garden at north broad and wallace with the details. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, police say the 34-year-old driver is in custody, appears he was intoxicated. as for the two teenagers one is in stable condition, the other in critical condition at the hospital. north broad is still shut down for the accident investigation. you can see all the evidence markers in the street and you can see the bicycle that the teens were on when they struck early this morning here on north broad by wallace. this happened before 2:00 a.m. in spring garden. police say five or six teen boys were riding their bikes on the 600 block of north broad. the two 26-year-old victims were on the same bike when they were struck by a red sports car. witnesses say the car was speeding and after hitting the teens it fled. friends saw what happened, but they were not hurt. when the police arrived two
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16-year-olds were lying in the street. one had serious head trauma, the second teen broke his leg and is stable. police are processing the evidence. >> the impact was so severe, it caused the front tire of the bike to be torn from the bicycle, and that front tire landed 50 feet north of where the point of impact occurred. >> reporter: and minutes later, 6 district officers were able to locate what they believe wasp the striking vehicle, a red lexus on ridge by wallace, you can see damage to the lexus, markings on the vehicle, police took the witnesses over to the vehicle and they were able to positively identify the vehicle and the driver, who police believe was spoct -- intoxicated. he was taken to 8th and race to get a breath breathalyzer. there was a 25-year-old
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passenger in the car she was taken in as a witness. >> developing overnights, smoke bellowed from the apartment buildings in chester county overnight. fire officials tell us the blaze broke out after midnight on the 200 block of west chestnut street in west chester. there were early reports of people being trapped inside, but officials have not said anything about injuries or what sparked the fire. chester residents had their chance to voice their concerns about the police department. it comes as part of a federal review examining officer-involved shooting policy and crime analysis. they were greeted with a near empty auditorium. those who showed up, voiced their frustrations. >> a lot of residents are stereo typed because of where they live feeling like a criminal when they call the police department. >> it comes down to we're
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trying to help the department and the community. >> the d. o.j. will get input from officers and present a report on what can be improved. >> the jury deciding the fate of philadelphia congressman chaka fattah will continue deliberations today after an odd and bankrupt ending during the proceeds yesterday. the judge told the jury to go home yesterday without displangs on why. -- exchanges on explaining why. chaka fattah says the justice department is on a witch hunt against his family. a suspected drunk driver accused of running into a teen at risen sun in lawndale section, the teenager may have suffered a concussion and broken arm. >> on to politics, hillary clinton is working to decide who
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to choose for her running mate, one name not on her list that's bernie sanders. >> last night he may have shown why that is. a democratic source said the presumptive democratic nominee is not considering sanders as a potential vp. he lived streamed an online talk to supporters saying he looked forward to working with clinton to transform the party, but he stopped short of endorsing her. meanwhile, donald trump plans to stop in texas. he celebrated his one year anniversary of his campaign in dallas. he said the general election will be tougher because of what he calls a dishonest press. according to trump you know i didn't like the press during the primaries, but now it's brutal. >> thousands of fans are in delaware for the firefly festival. this year's headliners are mum
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ford and sun and florence and the machine. this is the festival's 5th year in dover. floarnls and the machine is better live than -- florence and the machine is better live. >> she went to visit a cancer patient and she performed live for them. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan, anybody trying to get camping in central delaware and extreme south jersey getting wet. as we take a look at the prep -- precipitation, it's not move that go far, we expect it to shift to the south and break up a little bit. around dover we have heavy downpours and a little bit more of that by sea isle city. we have cloud skies across the region, you can see things brightening up. that's a gorgeous picture with the ben franklin bridge, all the pinks in the skies and reflected
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in the waters, as well. 62 degrees in allentown. 65 in reading, 63 in philadelphia. 64 in wilmington, 62 in millville. 62 on the boards in cape may. although it is raining in cape may. satellite shows you there's a break up to the north. you can see the dry sir is on its -- dry air is on its way down and the showers will break up and we'll transition to sunshine. lehigh valley, clouds to sun, 83 degrees, after spending yesterday in the 70s. at the shore we were in the upper 60s today we'll get up to 74. you will see clouds and sunshine as we go through the morning and breaking out to full sunshine in the afternoon. in philadelphia, clouds giving way to sunshine north to south. warmer high of 82 in the city. humidity on the low side in the afternoon, winds 8 to 16 miles
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per hour. phillies home starting out a three game series against the diamondbackses. 76 for the first pitch, around 10:00 p.m., 68 degrees. overnight tonight, clearing out, 60 is the overnight low with winds out of the northeast at 6 to 12 miles per hour. even less during the the day. up in the poconos, partly sunny and 76. tomorrow, 78 and sunshine. sunday, 80. down the shore, 70s. clouds and sun, tomorrow, 76 and sunday, 78 degrees, philadelphia, 84 for father's day good for the gary pappa walk
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and run, low humidity for the walkers and runners. we're getting warmer for the official start of summer, 89 degrees. we are watching a coastal system that we hope stays far away from us. tuesday, thunderstorms 92 in the afternoon, lower humidity and more comfortable on wednesday and thursday. >> amid the fight for new gun control measures, people in charleston remember those killed in a church shooting a year ago today. we'll give you the details. >> there may have been drama on the basketball court, but all eyes were on the music loyalty sitting on the silence, matt. >> reporter: northbound we have a accident investigation, we have disabled vehicles in montgomery county after the break. >> and the darling dad who made the play of the day this guy,
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>> welcome back taking a live look here, the commodor barry bridge, no matter how crazy the morning is, they show us that shot, it's like -- >> it's morning zen. >> you go to matt pellman and he ruins it. >> reporter: that's what i am here for, i'm the ruiner, coming
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out of the burbs, things are looking up at woodhaven road where the accident blocking the eastbound lanes at route 13, bristol pike, blocking all lanes getting to i-95. everything is reopened on wood haven coming away from franklin mills toward i-95 everything is already, good news. disabled vehicle glen size oak oakdale avenue. a crash on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound past norristown, doesn't seem to be impacting speeds a whole lot. farther west between chester county malvern, taking out the right lane, we see a patch of yellow, slowing on the westbound turnpike. 202 near the 30 bypass, that's gone slowing through the on going work zone. on the northeast extension
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southbound a work zone here in the right lane it went lehigh valley and quakertown and heading toward the jersey work zone in greenwich township. >> the walt disney resort said they will be adding alligator warning signs. officials say lane gracious -- graves was playing in shallow water when he disappeared. he suffered traumatic injuries and drown. the parents issued a statement saying they are devastated by the loss of their son. >> it's been a year since the unthinkable happened at a historic black church in charles, south carolina, this time last year, 22 dylan roof
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entered a bible stud study see people attended a bible stud not far from the room where event happened. cox the mother of two young children was passionate about britain staying in the eu. police have arrested a 52-year-old man who was heard to yell britain first as he attacked her. on to sports, cleveland cavaliers make sure there would be a game 7. the cavs 115-101 victory. steph curry got tossed after his
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6th personal foul. he got so mad during a foul call he fired his mouth piece into the front row striking the fan. his wife took to twitter saying the foul calls were rigged. at tweet she later deleted. if the warriors win matt o'donnell owes me a burger it will be his third straight loss of a bet. the phillies start a four game series with the arizona diamond backs, pitcher adam morgan will be on the mound. the highlight came when a phillies fan caught a foul ball one handed. he had the other hand wrapped around his young daughter and holding a tray of food. would you, talk about
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new things on the roads right now. if you're heading outside and traveling between downingtown and exton and the 30 bypass, a new traffic pattern that started this week. exciting, right? new schedules are coming to the septa regional rail line sunday and monday, media/elwyn line will be shuttle busing. the busing continues through early september between elwin and swathmore. 635 degrees by 7:00 a.m. kind of cloudy in philadelphia. sunshine will come back during the day, we'll get a warm high
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of 82 this afternoon and it looks like a pretty nice recovery from this cloudy start. down at the airport, all green aircraft on the big board no major delays and no sign of precipitation in any of our big airports. tam and aaron. >> reporter: good morning, topping motor vehicle's money, sludgiering on -- splurging on dad. americans send $626 billion. on mother's day, $21 billion. father's day, $14 billion. there's good deals for dads out there. there are freebies for sundays and ten dollar gift card with the purchase of a meal. disney is on track so splash into the record books, presail of finding "finding nemo" will t
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having gender neutral lyrics. they approved the measure to make it more p-c. it will change the words of all bisons command in all of us command in canada. it is expected to pass in the senate. leave it to beyounce to steal the show. all eyes were on queen b as she sat for game 6 with her husband jay-z. she looks good in everything. >> she looks good in everything, the blue suit the blopped hair. the dramatic moment when meat loaf collapsed on stage during a
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performance. to grow up. but teachers like mr. elliot saw something in me. made a connection with me. now i'm a teacher myself, right here in camden. i'm just passing it along to my own students
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and making those same connections my teachers made with me. now that's some beautiful music. i'm jamal dickerson, and i'm proud to be a new jersey educator. news," police track down a hit-and-run driver who hit two teens riding a bicycle. >> happening today, memorial services for the south jersey
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native and youtube star shot while signing autographs. >> philadelphia city council gives final approval to the controversial beverage tax, but the fight is not done. good morning, friday, june 17. matt o'donnell and karen rogers are off, erin o'hern and matt pellman join us. let's head over to david murphy with accuweather. >> reporter: we start the out wet down south of philadelphia. remember yesterday i talked about showers and thunderstorms in extreme south jersey and southern delaware. no thunderstorms, not seeing any lightning strikes. we are looking at shower activity around dover. this is slowly pushing to the south. you see blips and pieces of yellows in sea isle city and places like that. it will take a while, but eventually later this morning we'll see the rain push off the coast and we'll see sunshine come back north. no rain in the rest of the region. as far as cloudy cover it's fairly cloud to start out. you can see it


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