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security advisor michael flynn will plead the if it in the probe of the alleged russian meddling with the u.s. presidential election. the big story is the steady soaking rain hanging around to start the workweek. the jersey shore is cool and wet a week before memorial day. the rain is coming down all morning. david murphy outside on the terrace with the umbrella in hand and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: it's a light rain falling on the terrace right now, the umbrella a good idea. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you how south jersey and delaware continue to get pounded. there's a yellow cell pushing east of trenton and belmawr and surf city another one plowing along the coast in atlantic city moving along from cape may another heavy cell climbing through dover and crossing the delaware bay and about to come ashore in cumberland county and salem county and some of the counties are seeing that. there's another batch on the other side of dover, just to the
south and east of baltimore. so we're not threw with this yet. effortly -- eventually we expect the entire batch to shift toward the east. the swatch that's being seeing the heavy rain since dawn this morning is under a flood advisory. this is up until 1:00 p.m. i could see it go past that. our big concern is streets and poor drainage areas taking on water. you want to be careful traveling at too high a speed on the roads covered by green. you could hit the piledup water that has not had a chance to run off. this morning we showed you rain on the other side the washington, d.c. it's pushing toward the east. over the next several hours it will filter to the i-95 corridor and head to the shore. 60 degrees is the current temperature. 57 degrees in allentown. 58 in trenton. 60 in wilmington, very even
numbers across the region at this hour. winds are light in the single digits. the wind is not the problem, it's the rain for now. 2:00 p.m., 65 degrees, we expect to get a high around 68 at 4:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. this afternoon. notice how there's a little bit of rain around at 4:00 p.m. at 6:00 p.m., the i-95 corridor should be drying out. we'll have showers over by the coast into the evening hours. by 10:00 we're looking at 65 degrees. when i step inside we'll track the departure of the rain on future tracker 6 and we'll look at rising temperatures in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, but rick and sara we have additional opportunities for rain. a lot of to talk about when i step inside. >> remember you can get the hourly forecast, the detailed seven day and check storm tracker 6 live at any time on your phone or tablet. 6abc app is a free download for your mobile device.
bill cosby is in a courtroom in puts burger, he arrived to a -- in pittsburgh, he arrived to a crush of reporter with lots of questions. bob brooks is live with the updates on the jury that will decide cosby's fate. >> reporter: rick, things here in pittsburgh to look for an imarnl jury in western pennsylvania. cosby is inside the courthouse behind me, the brown stone buildings over high shoulder. this is 100 potential jurors inside. and bill cosby is in front of them while it plays out. bill cosby walked into the allegheny county courthouse with the help of his defense team and said nothing. his attorney did. he is looking forward to it, he appreciate all that has been
done by the people of pittsburgh and allegheny county to make this happen and looking forward to getting the trial. >> it's the beginning of jury selection moved from montgomery to pittsburgh. the selection process got underway an hour ago around 11:00 a.m. the hopes to find an impartial jury in western pennsylvania and bring them to montgomery county for the trial early next month. we asked cosby about that. >> do you think this will be a fair jury out of pittsburgh. again no response. >> reporter: the jury will determine whether he is guilty of aggravate indecent assault against andrea constan each carrying a ten year prison term. constan said cosby invited her to his home where he drugged and molested her. cosby said the sex was consensual and the drugs he gave her was nothing more than benadryl. constan is one of dozens of women who accuse cosby of a similar style attack. one additional accuser will get
to testify during the trial which is set to last two weeks. picking the jury here a lengthy process it is said to go until 4:30 p.m. and it has to continue tomorrow and people get called back, that will happen. the judge addressed the jurors saying this is a trial unlike any trial that's ever happened in the commonwealth of pennsylvania. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> from our delaware newsroom, police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty state trooper. the trooper said she shot her boyfriend after he began assaulting her. authorities have been removing evidence from champion's drive in pike creek. they were taken to the hospital for treatment. katherine scott will have more on the investigation in the next half-hour. the cause of a suspicious fire that killed a pregnant
woman in north philadelphia over the weekend is a mystery. residents fear this is a crime. jeanette reyes has been working the story all morning long and joins us live. jennette. >> reporter: sarah there are many unanswered questions, more than a day later still a police preference at the scene of a fire that's being called suspicious. police are tight lipped about the on going investigation, but they are not ruling out arson. this morning police kept watch over the home on the 2100 block of west is you susquehanna aven. they are guarding the scene that they are calling a suspicious fire. >> i came to the door and i saw flames coming out. >> reporter: police found the body of a 35-year-old woman who was five months pregnant. >> i think it is sad, because somebody lost a daughter, a sister, and a baby. >> reporter: authorities have stopped short of ruling the
blaze an arson pending further investigation and autopsy, but neighbors are stunned that it is not being ruled out. >> this is just crazy, because i don't see why somebody would want to kill a pregnant person and a baby. i walked past here everyday with my friend going to school. it's weird to realize that a fire happened over here and sobl possible killed that -- somebody possibly killed that person. >> i hope they find who did it and what happened to her. >> reporter: police are withholding the victim's name as are we until family members are notified. the investigation into the fire continues at this hour. report be live in north philadelphia, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." sarah. thank you. two children suffered minor injuries in a collision involving a school bus this morning in newark, delaware. it happened just after 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of harmony road, the bus was carrying 30
students from the academy in newark. investigators have not said how the crash happened or who was at fault. >> former trump national security advisor michael flynn will invoke his fifth amendment protection about his alleged russian interference in the election. meanwhile, president trump made history being the first sitting american president to visit the western wall. >> reporter: today president trump is in israel hoping to broker what he calls the ultimate deal, middle east peace. the president and first lady touring one of's holiest site. he kicked off his trip in saudi arabia the birth place of islam
sharing a message of unity to leaders of 50 million muslim nations. >> i stand before you as a representative of the american people to deliver a message of friendship and hope and love. >> reporter: a different tone from president trump compared to candidate trump last year when he proposed banning all must from entering the u.s. and portrayed islam z enemy. >> i think islam hates us, there's something there that's a tremendous hatred there. >> reporter: president trump challenging leaders to step up and defeat terrorists in their nations. >> the future is possible if your nation drives out the terrorists and the extreme. >> reporter: in washington the probe into the russian meddling in the presidential election
last year continues. michael palestinian -- flynn plans to plead the 5th. the senate and house intelligence committee did not accept his offer for testifying for immunity. >> a truck smashes into a building in delaware. >> there's a shake up at one of america's auto giants. those stories and david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast those stories on "action news" at noon. you won't believe what they put in tyson fun nuggets.
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gunman who opened fire on a man in his car in north philadelphia. the 28-year-old victim is in the hospital with the bullet wound in the hip. he was shot while sitting in the passenger seat of a car in the 1400 block of west york street at 11:20 p.m. a bullet went into a home here, nobody was hurt. philadelphia police are searching for the gunmen who opened fire on a group of people in strawberry mansion saturday night. nine people were hurt. >> we have report of a shooting multiple calls. >> 0 people were in the group singing and dancing.
neighbors say they are streaming the getting together on facebook live. two victims are in critical condition. no arrests have been made. a truck slammed into a building in delaware after it collided with another truck and then went partially into a wall on blue hen drive in newark. both drivers were taken to the hospital. the building stores chemicals, a horizon matt team was called -- a haz/mat team was called in to clean up something that spilled after the accident. smoke bellowed from an office building in stafford. the cause of the blaze is under investigation. a viewer sent us this video of a fiery truck crash that brought traffic to halt on the new new jersey turnpike. it occurred on past the black horse pike in the deptford area. no word of injuries. a bond hearing is scheduled
for a suspect accused of murdering a college student on maryland campus. sean urbansky is accused of stabbing season collins. he feels attacked at random. they looking at the stabbing death as a possible hate crime. he belonged to a facebook group where members post racist materials. i'll have more on the story at 12:30. a so-called bathroom bill appears to be moving forward in texas. it would force transgendered people to use the public restroom that matches the gender oh, their birth certificate. a similar bill is expected to pass the state house, but the amended version may apply to the public schools and not the general public. both version have support from the governor. students in camden are working to make their community a healthier one.
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the accuweather forecast, as promised the rain is moving in. >> reporter: yeah we are hoping to get it out of here eventually, but you're right, it is still in place. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing there's plenty of rain across the region. it's not that heavy off to the north, philadelphia, trenton, south jersey is getting hammered with waves of heavy stuff. i'll have the close up stuff in vineland in a second. outside we have sky6 live hd we're looking right now i'm sorry that's the action cam
looking a little earlier in fairmont park along the benjamin franklin parkway is that part of fairmont park, i'm not sure. tony my floor manager said i guess so. kind of gray and damp out there. let's get the close up view in south jersey. storm tracker 6 live double scan giving you the most accurate image you can see of this. it is parallel to the garden state parkway and the new jersey turnpike and route 55 between glassboro and millville. hammonton picking up another batch. there's another bit of lighter rain along the ac expressway there's flood advisory in central delaware and south central new jersey. take it slow. in philadelphia there's a little bit of a break, as promised we have the extra steadier stuff in
delaware and chester county and glassboro and wood burr, as well. allentown you have avoided the main precipitation. it's in south jersey and delaware that are getting hit. 61 degrees in philadelphia. winds out of the east they are light, but they are drawing in that moisture off the ocean which is aiding and abetting what we're seeing happening across the region. 58 degrees in philadelphia. 61 in philadelphia. 61 in cape may. even numbers across the region. future tracker 6 shows you between now and 3:00 p.m. most of the heavier cells will have a tendcy to slide east of philadelphia. we may see things break up down the shore. i'll allow for slightly heavier stuff we get into 6:00 p.m. it's scattered precipitation and the whole thing wind down after that. the high today in the lehigh valley, 64 degrees, lots of clouds and some sprinkles and showers up there, but not that
bad. down the shore we have periods of rain for the next several hours maybe into the evening, although the intensity should drop off later today. periods of rain, 65 is the high close to the coast. in philadelphia, 68 degrees, lots of clouds periods of rain dieing down in the next two or three hours. if you're heading to the ballgame, dry conditions, cloudy skies 67 for the start of the game, 9th inning as the phillies usher in the colorado rockies for when i what i beliea four-game set. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 68 degrees, morning rain giving way to afternoon drying. tuesday mostly cloudy. there could clouds in the morning and maybe late-day showers, the better chance is tomorrow night high of 71. some of that might spill into early wednesday morning, after that partly sunny, 73. 75 degrees on saturday, that's a good looking day. saturday, 80 that looks better, 80 degrees is the high on sunday, with a possible late shower or thunderstorm.
remember tomorrow night at 11:00 p.m. on "action news" cesily tynan will be presenting accuweather summer outlook we'll take a look at whether or not we'll get heat waves or if mother nature takes it easy on us. a lot of people have been asking what does the summer look like? >> what does the summer look like? >> reporter: we'll get a preview tomorrow night. >> quick break, more news when we come right back.
>> hello, again, here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30 p.m. investigators took bags of evidence from a scene of a shooting in delaware an off-duty state trooper shot her boyfriend. bill cosby's lawyer said he is holding up fine as the sex trial gets closer. a new ankle device worn by surfers may prevent shark attacks. >> we have a rainy start to the workweek. gray skies stick around, showing you the platt bridge right now, a jacket and umbrella probably a good idea if you're heading out for lunchtime. meteorologist david murphy joins us with the latest from accuweather. not a great way to start the workweek, but there's a l
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