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service on a major rail line. we're tracking what that will mean for your morning commute. an emotional reunion for a family after the travel ban was lifted for their syrian relative. good morning, everyone, 5:30, monday, february 6. it's surprise to see you, with all the partying you did with the super bowl last night. let's go over to david with weather and karen has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: we have cloud cover receding off to the north, we are expecting lots of sunshine early across the region. temperatures not too bad as you head out the door in most spots. philadelphia, 41 degrees, 40 in trenton. 38 not too bad in allentown. reading and wilmington among the cooler spots at 35. millville, one of the typically cooler spots in the rural section of south jersey,
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25 degrees, cooler there, 37 at the shore. winds this morning, ten miles per hour in philadelphia. most of us looking at single digits that's what it is going to be most of the time in philadelphia, as well. a little bit of a breeze, but not much to add to the chilly feel. as we go through the day, lots of sunshine, 38 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 45 by noon. 3:00 p.m., 48 degrees that will be the high today, 48 degrees and still holding 46 by 5:00 a.m. with light winds and lots of sun this is a good day to get out there and get stuff done. we have an issue later tonight. in the overnight hours after 1:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m., if you see rain moving in, we expect there will be something later in the overnight hours it could freeze up on road surfaces in north hampton county and easton and bethlehem and north into the poconos. that starts at 1:00 a.m. and ends around 10:00 a.m. when temperatures will be rising up north. if we see rain farther south toward philadelphia and the northern suburbs it will be rain because the temperatures will be
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too warm at the surface for that freezing stuff. i'll track the rain and freezing rain on future tracker 6 in a couple of minutes for you, karen. >> reporter: all right, david if you're sick with dealing with mass transit problems, we have another one to throw at you. the mark frank for line 30 to 40 cars short. from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. they will be running shuttle buses to help you out. you need to allow and a time because you may need to take a combination of a train and bus to get to where you to need to go. they are expecting overcrowding so they have shuttle buses to help you out 6:00 a.m. to through 10:00 a.m. in the morning hours. this is a live shot of the blue route approaching the schuylkill expressway. you can see northbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill moving nicely. good shot of road conditions, no weather-related problems today. you're good to go in that
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respect. on the big picture, no accidents, blue route, schuylkill expressway and i-95. coming up from turnersville or deptford you're looking good on 42. >> let's switch to annie mccormick she continues our coverage of the septa issues live at 69th street. >> reporter: good morning, you heard karen talk about the shuttle buses, septa is telling auto riders to be prepared to use a shuttle bus. market frankford line is about to leave. we've seen them move already this morning. septa said they will have personnel at the train station they will look to see how the crowding is. depending on that, they will direct you to go toward the shuttle bus or see if it is okay at that time to use the train. septa is down 40 rail cars on
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the busy market frank for line. over the weekend cracks in the body bolster or support beam were discovered in two cars. septa made the decision to remove other cars that appeared to have similar issues. the transit system is used to having 144 cars during peak travel time. the transport workers union spoke to "action news" by phone. >> this is the part of the car that is the most important part of the car that keeps the wheels to the body and the wheels on the track. >> less cars more people. >> i'll have to leave a couple of hours earlier. my job doesn't care if i'm late or anything, you got to be there, you got to be there. >> reporter: back out here live, you can hear commuters saying they are anticipating headaches this morning. septa saying this is a temporary shortage of the rail car some response to what tw local said
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they are expecting to have availability this afternoon, they are trying to get a better idea what they are looking at, how long the rail cars could be out of service. again for anybody that has to change up their commute at all, they will have personnel on hand and directing what to do. you will have guidance to make your morning move a little smoother. reporting in upper darby, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> we're hoping to talk to a septa spokesperson in 20 minutes, stay tuned for that. new though,, a teenager was shot up -- new this morning, a teenager was shot up to ten times and is fighting for his life on may wood street in juniata section where the victim lives. no motive on a motive or arrest. a pizza driver survived a gunpoint robbery in north philadelphia. the robbers got away with cash and food and other items at the
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scene at 16th and lehigh avenue. no arrests, the driver was not hurt. new information overnight about a child who triggered an amber alert out of columbia county, pennsylvania. it turns out she was in her mother's car. 2-year-old went missing last night. a few hours later, state police found her inside a yellow mustang in a wooded area behind the mother's house. the mother did not put the car in park when she got home. somehow the little girl got in the car and rolled with it into the woods. the child was not hurt. >> a federal judge will hear arguments from the trump administration why the travel ban should be reinstated. president trump is lashing out against the judge who would put the ban on hold. he tweeted out -- >> meanwhile, travelers from
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the seven tremendous dominantly muslim countries targeted by the ban are reunited with lorveldz lorveldz -- loved ones in the u.s., that is includes a syrian family on the way to lehigh valley. bob brooks has more. >> reporter: we're talking about asoli family they will touchdown in jfk at 9:30. what a emotional rollercoaster it's been for this family. after 13 years of planning and saving $6,000 for each visa. they were in damascus syria, the travel ban came down mid flight. the family is on their way back to the u.s. >> it's not way we do things in america. they had to go back to the home,
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unfortunately they had not sold it and wait and damascus right now is not a safe place. over the weekend, the u.s. justice department requested an emerge hecy motion to have the ban reinstated while it makes appeal. a federal appeals court denied that request. the travel ban remains on hold, there's no telling when or if the executive order could be reinstated. bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> you can follow the family's story on the facebook page and to check for updates throughout the day. >> what a comeback, the new england patriots are celebrating a historic super bowl win over the falcons in overnight. this is a look at fans in the streets of boston this morning, exton native matt ryan and the falcons blue a 21 point second half lead to lose.
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the momentum turned around, tom brady was named m.v.p. taking his place as the winningist quarterback in super bowl history. he has five chips. here's what ryan and brady had to say after the game. >> very disappointed, very close to getting done what we wanted to get done. it's hard to find words. >> to beat this team and get down 28-3. you know it's a lot of mental tougherness by our team, we'll remember this for the rest of our life. >> tom brady dedicated the game to his mother. she has been battling with an undisclosed illness in the last 18 months. whoever you wanted to win, you have to admit it was one heck of a game down to the wire in the end. >> best wishes to his mom. >> someone stole his jersey in
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the locker room. he looked in his bag it wasn't there. >> somewhere someone is selling that jersey. >> they probably had to go out to the gift shop outside and get him one. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we're dry, taking a look outside we have clear skies over the commodore barry bridge. we are on the look out for plenty of sunshine coming up over the horizon later on across the region. looks like we'll maintain fairly bright conditions today. 41 degrees out the door in philadelphia, too. it's not all that bad for this time of the year. certainly coat weather, and the winds out of the west/northwest at 10 miles per hour. satellite and radar shows you how there was overnight cloud cover, but it's vairpghts pushing off -- evaporating pushing off to the north. 38 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., 41. noon, 45 degrees under bright skies. 3:00 p.m., clouds but fairly
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bright. 48 degrees is the high, that's above average. 6:00 p.m., 44 degrees, overall not a bad day to go out there and get stuff done if you're so inclined. 48 degrees in philadelphia. that's the high. 48 in wilmington, looks like the mid 40s in trenton, allentown, reading, upper 40s in lancaster and dover and mid 40s in millville and the down the shore. as we look at future tracker 6 in the overnight hours, looks like clouds will roll in pretty quickly overnight. by 3:00 a.m., 4:00 a.m., 5:00 a.m., there's a chance of sprinkles and showers of notice up north there's a little bit of blue mixing in, too. we have a freezing rain advisory in north hampton and up in the poconos until 10:00 a.m. most of us it's too mild to have anything other than rain. by midday tomorrow we're fairly wet. in the afternoon we're expecting general drying with light sprinkles and showers left over. the bulk of the rain probably in the later morning and early afternoon hours. the exclusive accuweather
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seven-day forecast, 48 degrees is the high, mostly sunny and chilly. tomorrow mild high of 56 degrees, it will be cloudy. as you saw in the morning, a couple of sprinkles and showers, chilly up north maybe freezing rain in north hampton county and the poconos for a while. rain at times and lingering precipitation in the afternoon. wednesday, an early shower is possible i expect late sun and high up to 63. that number will tend to tumble late in the day and overnight. we get down to 36 for the low. that sets us up for thursday morning where another weak feature comes in, this could give us morning snow on thursday before we dry out and see sun in the afternoon. thursday's high, 39. 38 on friday. for the weekend back in the 40s with showers by sunday. >> mild, mild, mild. thank you, david. coming up, commuters in new york city unite to remove
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hateful messages in the subway. >> a new jersey woman goes to great lengths to help a child in her care. we'll talk about problems on the roads and the rails when we come right back.
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>> 5:46 a.m., stand by we're going to talk to septa. karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we're going to help you with the market frankford line. if you get on the train and it is crowded, they are running supplemental bus service. here's what's going to happen. you get on 52nd street. you take take the shuttle bus to 15th street. it end at 15th street. if you need to continue further you have to get off the shuttle bus and board a train to continue. shuttle buses run from girard to 15th street. they have shuttle buses that help you, but you may kneed to take a combination of both depending on how long you stay on the mark frankford line. they are running 6 to 10:00 a.m. and in the afternoon 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. we have no big issues on the
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roads, 309 at the turnpike in fort washington. if you're coming from montgomeryville or perkisie, roads are dry and clear, area bridges are looking good, this is the ben. we have light volume with no issues. the temperature 41 degrees, mild in the city, 25 in millville. 38 degrees in allentown. we're heading up to 48 degrees with lots of sunshine matt and tam. >> we're joined by heather redfern a septa spokesperson on the phone. good morning, heather. >> good morning,. >> reporter: we want to ask what's the commute looking like at 5:47 a.m. and your thoughts for commuters to stay a step ahead of this. >> reporter: we're 15 minutes away from the peak travel time when the shuttle busing will be starting. we'll see more crowds probably win the next 20 minutes to half-hour. and we're about 40 cars short this morning, as karen had said. we're running the buses.
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doesn't mean that you have to take a bus. you can get to the station, the platform could be empty and you can get on the train, but we have those buses there, so you're not being passed up by trains you can get on the bus and get on your way. >> given what we saw over the summer when you had all the regional rail cars taken out of service because of cracks. is it wrong for commuters to assume that septa systems is falling a part here? >> yes, we are not falling a part, the trains running on the market frank for line passed inspection they are clear and safe for service. >> heather redfern thank you so much for joining us. karen will be here this morning to help you stay ahead of all this. >> passengers banded together to remove hate-filled graffiti sprawled over a new york city subway car. there were swastikas, one person spoking up saying alcohol could remove the offensive display.
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everybody dug into their pockets for hand sanitizer and tissues they came together to wipe it away. police are investigating it as a bias motivated incident. metropolitan transportation authority said it has not received a formal complaint. >> 5:49 we'll be right back. by peggy lee playing ]
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student who was a new jersey girl's nanny is also her organ donor. she had only known the family for two weeks when she learned that the baby needed a transplant. she volunteered to donate part of her liver. miles is healing from the
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surgery. the baby is recovering well. >> i love that story. >> reporter: a sweet story. >> reporter: lucky enough to have lovely baby-sitters that i knew loved my kids while i was at work. a lot of other people are that fortunate, as well. let's go outside and show you the ben franklin bridge. that's the southbound traffic on your right heading toward center city and moving fine. no problems on the roads this morning except in upper providence we have an issue just coming up an accident involving a car and deer. chopper 6 hd was over the scene in frankford, we were talking to septa representatives, not a lot of congestion just yet. we're watching this. we're 30 to 40 cars short on the market-frankford line. they will run from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the morning, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the afternoon to help you get through the busy times. >> reporter: this is an unfortunate blow for septa and
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commuters, but we'll get through it. mostly clear and chilly on the bus stop, 41 degrees in philadelphia. i expect we'll dip in the upper 30s between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. not a lot of wind out there, dress warmly you should be okay. as we go into the afternoon not a bad day, 38 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 45 by noon. 3:00 p.m., 48 degrees that's the high. well above average. 45 by 5:00 p.m. 43 by 7:00 p.m. up next, a community is coming together to help a girl scout after she was robbed selling cookies in center city. google super bowl ad had an accident consequence, it ended up setting off google home devices.
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le. >> >> good morning, everyone, 5:56 a.m., monday, we're taking a live look at the frankford transportation center where the market frankford el goes through, if you're taking that you will see delays, because they had to take out 25% of the cars due to structural defects. if you're saying this is a deja vu indeed over the summer septa
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took out several regional rail cars because of cracks found have been in those units as well. karen rogers is following that. >> the corrections officer killed in a prison uprising last week will be laid to rest today. a private funeral will be held on friday evening. floyd was killed when prisoners took four staff members hostage. floyd is being hailed a hero for saving the lives of his fellow officers. >> a 9-year-old girl scout is experiencing the good and the bad in people from a robbery in center city. it happened while she was selling cookies on the 400 block of south 16th street on saturday afternoon. an tabor i can't and -- an tabo- an- anastasia when her mom
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