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murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6:00 a.m. on this tuesday october 10th. here's what we're following. >> we have new video from a police shooting in florida over the weekend that left a temple university student dead. police say she rammed her car into a crowd of people and hit a police officer. >> plus, a campus police officer in texas is shot and killed inside police headquarters after a manhunt investigators have a freshman student in custody. >> our fall fling with tropical conditions has to end at some point. accuweather tells you when autumn finally arrives and whether summer will be banging on the door again. >> is it philadelphia or is it the caribbean? that is what it feels like out there as karen rogers has more in what you can expect in accuweather and matt pelman has your traffic. good morning. >> the fling does have to end at some point. >> it kind of dips down and comes back up. it's not ending. let's take a look at that shot you saw right now and you can see we have mostly clear skies above the ben franklin bridge. we had a cool front that moved
through. it's bringing in some drier air mass and that's going to help to lower the dewpoints over the coming hours so if you're taking the dog for a walk over the next few hours you can expect partly cloudy skies. we're starting offer with temps in the 70's. in the height of the afternoon we reach the upper 70's by lunchtime. 83 for your high today. so, it will feel muggy early on. by the afternoon hours going to feel a little better. bye-bye doggie. let's check those current dewpoints. we're feeling a real difference with that. so a cool front moved through, the northerly flow behind it dropping dewpoints to 63 in allentown but still the mid 60's in philadelphia, mid 60's -- 65 degrees now -- yesterday we were in the 70's in the city so it's a little better. still oppressive in the 70's right now in south jersey and delaware. that will ease in by the afternoon. satellite and radar showing we're starting offer with mostly clear skies but we see those clouds that are filling in from the south and west. it will be partly sunny this afternoon with a warm high of 83 degrees, well above the
average high of 69 but i've got one day in the seven-day forecast where we actually get to an average temperature so i'll tell that you coming up in the seven day in a couple minutes, matt. >> rover is always so well behaved. >> he is. >> karen, he must have go and to obedience school or something. good morning. good morning, everybody. we're live in center city. this is the vine street expressway. no overnight construction last night here and at this point we're just watch something building volume especially on the westbound side approaching the schuylkill. the schuylkill itself westbound was closed overnight at 30th street as street as i told you it would be. but it's opened now and it will close later again tonight in university city. we have eastbound work on the schuylkill near the conshohocken curve but those crews have also cleared and at this point same situation here just building volume in both directions as you travel along 76. but there's been a bigger problem this morning on the northeast extension of the pennsylvania turnpike. it's an overturned vehicle accident and the vehicle actually went off the road southbound approaching
lansdale emergency crews are still on the scene and even though most of the activity is on the shoulder you might find a little slowing approaching the lansdale interchange. not far off in hatfield we have a serious crash along clemens road at derstine road. on the pennsylvania turnpike east-west portion there was westbound work near downingtown. that's gone so you're good to go as you head out towards berks county or lancaster county this morning. getting used to a new work zone that got under way yesterday 95 in delaware northbound one lane getting by north of 202 the concorde pike. i would expect delays there on this tuesday morning, matt. >> thank you, matt. questions remain this morning about the death of a temple university student who was shot and killed by police while on vacation in miami beach. witnesses say she was driving erratically, ramming her car into a crowd of people and hitting a police officer. it was then that police opened fire. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live in the satellite center following these latest details. katherine. >> reporter: matt, right now
an outside agency is investigating whether the shooting was in line with department policy. at this point we do know that cell phone video is online. it shows the moments surrounding that shooting. we're going to show you some of that video right now but i do want to warn you some may find it disturbing. [gunfire] >> reporter: witnesses captured the chaos on their cell phones sunday evening in miami beach. right after authorities say 22-year-old temple student cariann hithon ran over a police officer. >> like started her car and ran -- ran away, like on top of -- like going over the -- the policeman, in front of her. >> reporter: the transfer student from maryland had been in florida celebrating her 22nd birthday. witnesses say she appeared intoxicated. police initially responded to a report of several car accidents. they say hithon had been behind the wheel of her black bmw passing cars in the oncoming lane and striking two vehicles at an intersection. police then say hithon
continued running a red light and hitting a third vehicle just after 6:15 p.m. police say witnesses and officers began to gather to help the victims and that's when hithon drove into a crowd hitting an officer with her car. >> and at that point the other police -- the other cop started shooting and i heard like shots, like four or five shots,. >> reporter: hithon crashed into an suv. the officer was taken to a nearby hospital. >> we know he lost consciousness at the scene for a period of time. he is now at the hospital. he is stable and alert. >> reporter: meanwhile temple university released this statement "we're saddened to just be learning of the death of cariann hithon. as we gather more information we send our thoughts and prayers to her family and friends ." there was a passenger inside that bmw who was not injured. it's unclear how the two knew each other. we're live from the satellite center katherine scott, channel6 "action news. tam. >> okay, thank you, katherine. and it is not a normal school week for hundreds of
families in parts of south jersey. they have to figure out what the do with their children all day since they will not be going to school. a stressful situation that's going to last at least until the end of this week. that is because of an ongoing mold investigation. the six monroe township schools will be inspected in the coming days. last week the officials closed holly glen elementary school. then on friday reports surfaced of that. take a look at that. there are moldy ceiling tiles in the williamstown middle school. in our next half hour we'll have more reaction from parents who really voiced their frustrations with the district last night. a former teacher in the lehigh valley has pleaded guilty to sending explicit snapchat messages to students. david borghesani was a teacher at whitehall high school. yesterday in court he pleaded good the to corruption of minors. investigators say borghesani an female student were in contact through social media for more than a year. borghesani resigned in february. his sentencing is set for november. >> a murder suspect has been arrested eight months after a
community activist in west philadelphia was shot and killed. nelson giddings is charged with the murder of 65-year-old winnie harris. investigators say giddings broke into her home on north holly street back in february and killed her in the second floor bedroom. giddings is also charged with robbery and burglary. he has 15 prior arrests. >> it is 6:07 and new rules are coming for payday loans. new standards over who can get them and limitations on what companies can do to get their repaid. erin aid is in for maribel aber live at the nasdaq if times -- in sometimes squarism good morning, tam. there are new rules on payday loans. limit loan frequency and prevent penalty fees. the rules take effect july 2019. the new guidelines also apply to loans and other long term loans. stocks posted modest losses in a quiet trading session. right now futures point to a higher open and an index
looking at small businesses is due out later today. ikea wants to make it he's yeser to buy its furniture. the swedish retailer plans to run a test selling flat tax furniture to on line detailsers. ikea products could be sold on amazon and ali baba as part of the tests. ikea is experimenting with smaller urban locations and pickup points for consumers, matt tam back to you guys. >> erin thanks so much. karen rogers is here. so you say that the humidity is going to kind of ease off in the afternoon. >> yes, right now it feels really sticky out there. by the afternoon it's going to be a bit more comfortable, not quite refreshing but more comfortable. >> i'll take it. >> you'll take it. >> let's take a look right now at storm tracker6. we'll take this, too. we're dry today, looking pretty good. let's go on outside and we have partly cloudy skies around as we look live right now with our city hall camera. and no major weather problems today, it's just unseasonably warm and still sticky early on here. the current temperature sitting at 71 degrees. the dewpoint is 65.
so, that's down a little already from yesterday and those dewpoints will drop through the afternoon. the winds are calm at the moment much the pressure is rising 'cause we have high pressure moving in. and the ocean temperature is 71. here's satellite and radar and we can see we had a front that moved through in the overnight hours. well, we have mostly clear skies now. you get the idea from the cloud cover here pulling in from the south and west that the clouds will be mixing with the sun this afternoon. the high is 83 degrees, even above yesterday's high. at 8:00 a.m., it's 71, by 10:00 a.m., partly sunny and 74. lunchtime we're in the upper 70's, 78. at 3 o'clock we'll be sitting at our high for this date at 83 and coming down from that at 6 o'clock with 79 degrees and then tomorrow we're tracking this area of low pressure, an upper level disturbance that moved through and triggers a few showers so we quickly cloud up tomorrow and we get some showers probably the best chance will be the second half of the day on wednesday leading into thursday morning. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast.
today it's warm, it's gradually turning less humid, still feels pretty sticky now but by the afternoon you're better, 83 for the your high. tomorrow is not quite as warm, 75 degrees but clouds take over. we get a few showers, not a lot of rain but a few showers wednesday afternoon or wednesday night leading into a couple of showers on thursday. best chance would be in the morning. thursday we have one day where we're back to reality. temperatures closer to where they should be, 68 degrees for your high but that doesn't happen for long. friday it turns nicer, a little brighter with sunshine and clouds, we're up to 71. warm here for mid october on saturday. even turning more humid for the temple game, 80 degrees for your high with sunshine and a few clouds. by sunday, we are 15 degrees above average, 82. on monday mostly cloudy skies and 76. so, if you want fall, you've got one day in the seven day where it's going to feel like fall. >> just one. >> just one. >> that's all. we'll take it. thank you, karen. 6:10 now and we are following
a developing story. a college campus in texas goes on lockdown when a student fatally shoots a police officer. >> new at 6:00 a.m., facebook founder mark zuckerberg comes under fire for a promo featuring puerto rico. matt. >> an oversized load in the waiting waiting to move along 202 southbound side by 422. the lanes are opened at this point. we'll see how traffic is moving in the lanes along 422 itself and tell you where 422 is going to close later today when "action news" continues on this tuesday morning. >> ♪ oh, you brought butch.
>> ♪ >> welcome back. you're taking a live look here, the view out across penn's landing. i'm going to till it's philadelphia but really you're going to think you're somewhere a lot further south. it feels tropical out there right now. 6:14, 71 degrees, getting up to 83. >> but then you get in your car and you get on the highway and you're, okay, this is philadelphia traffic, of course, so. >> we're always stuck with that. we don't have the tropical drink that would remind us of being somewhere farther in the south either. could use that especially after some of these morning delays. 422 eastbound side we're starting to see it now from the saint gabe's curve through this point at trooper road into 23. at this point, it's just volume. overnight construction here along 422 has cleared. but the crews will come back before we know it. they're scheduled to start working at 7 o'clock in the westbound lanes between sanatoga and 724 and then overnight tonight, starting at 9 o'clock, they'll shut down 422 westbound in pottstown by
route 100. they do this from time to time. during the overnight hours i would stay down on 724 as an alternate. tomorrow night they'll work eastbound but tonight it's going to be westbound. hatfield township still have that crash along clemens road on the derstine road and they're still working on the overturned vehicle on the northeast extension southbound approaching lansdale but luckily most of the activity with that is off to the side. speaking of the northeast extension we're fine right now around the lehigh valley interchange but again, a remind and warning for you, this weekend, starting friday night, they are closing the northeast extension entirely both directions between the lehigh valley and mahoning valley interchanges. if you're heading to the poconos for the weekend you're not going to be getting through this weekend along 476, the northeast extension. we'll talk more about it as the week progresses. 95 in delaware, we got a little bit of a reprieve yesterday because of the rain but now we have that restriction in place northbound side over tali road just one lane available for
the next month. watch out for delays there. head for 495 or 13 instead. matt. >> thank you, matt. developing this morning, a student at texas tech university is now in custody accused of shooting and killing a campus police officer. the university in lubbock was on lockdown for more than an hour late last night after the police officer was shot at campus police headquarters. police say they had responded to a welfare check of hollis daniels. the student earlier in the day. when they were inside daniels' room, they say they found drugs which prompted them to take him into custody. >> they brought the student down to texas tech police -- to the police station and had a debriefing which is normal procedure. sometime during that debriefing the student pulled a gun and fatally wounded one of the officers. >> police say daniels then ran from police headquarters but was captured on campus. classes at texas tech are expected to go on today as scheduled. newly released
surveillance video here may renew the debate over whether buses should have seat belts. video shows a white car crashing into the bus in southeastern china earlier this month and the impact caused the bus to lose control and land on its side. now, most of these passengers were wearing their seat belts. only one person suffered a minor injury. >> first lady melania trump's officers has fired back at president trump's first ex-wife ivana. it comes after ivana trump boasted about her access to the white house even referring to herself as the real first lady. ivana trump made those comments during an interview on "good morning america" yesterday and in a rare move melania trump's office responded releasing this statement, mrs. trump has made the white house a home for baron on the president. she lives living in washington, d.c. and is honored by her role as first lady of the united states. she plans to use her title and role to help children not sell books ." that last bit was a little bit of a swipe at ivana who has a new book out taking credit for raising the president's three
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>> yeah, you should see tam's guns. >> you know the cartoons where the muscle starts here and it goes to the bottom. >> no, no. >> we'll go to the gun show in a little bit but for now let's go to the schuylkill expressway. i-76 almost as exciting. westbound lanes busy from the boulevard out to gladwyne. we're expecting midday construction here again today between city avenue and belmont, 9:00 until 2:00 a lane is going to be blocked so expect extra delays on the schuylkill westbound later on. we've been talking about that new construction zone on 95 northbound in delaware. there's another one actually that started the last couple days in delaware in new castle. the 141 bridge over 13 now closed for about a month and a half. churchman's road and 273 get you around that. karen. >> we've had three separate days in the 80's. where normally our high would be 69 degrees and today is going to make it number four because we're going to have another day in the 80's. 71 degrees right now in
philadelphia. 74 in cape may. we're making it up to 83 today, even warmer than yesterday. bright sunshine to start you off at 8:00 a.m., at 10:00 a.m. you're in low 70's. at 2 o'clock 82 degrees. your high today is 83. we'll be sitting at that at 3 o'clock and 4 o'clock. even at 8 o'clock tonight, 76 degrees. so, it's a very warm one today. fourth straight day in the 80's, tam. >> okay, thank you, karen. going on to health check you may want to add a banana or avocado or both to your breakfast this morning especially if you're carrying a few more pounds. foods like these that are high in potassium can lower the risk of heart december. researchers at the university of alabama birmingham found in overwait-wise the more potassium the lower the risk for hardening of the arteries. >> espn reports that joel embiid who is yet to be cleared to play basketball has agreed to a mega contract with the sixers. our sister network says the five year extension is worth
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but salami. they ripped a window out of the drive through to get inside. dumpsters in the rocky mountains community are typically made bear proof which is why the owners think the bears broke in. >> cue the rocky music. sylvester stallone announced he'll direct and produce creed two as a sequel to the boxing drama starring stallone and michael b. jordan. the rocky spinoff is expected to start filming soon possibly even here in philadelphia so keep your eyes peeled. >> they have to film it here, come on. 6:27. up next, growing concerns swelling anger about a mold problem in a south jersey school district. >> later if children do the crime it could be their parents doing the time. a new law on the books about bullying in upstate new york.
>> ♪ >> now on "action news," parents pack an emergency meeting to vent their frustrations for the districtwide health hazard that has canceled classes for at least a week. >> relentless wildfires ravage wineries and entire neighborhoods in northern california. >> happening tonight, it is the first debate in the race for new jersey governor and 6abc is proud to be playing a major role. >> good morning. 6:30 on this tuesday october 10th. david is off. matt pelman is here with a look at traffic and we sent karen rogers outside to see how her hair fares in this humidity. [laughter] >> not well apparently. you know what, though, it actually is a lot better out here than it did just an hour ago. we're seeing changes in dewpoints and the temps. let's look right now. 64 in bethlehem, 65 in coatesville, 67 in malvern, 71 in center city. it's another warm start to the day.
certainly doesn't feel like october. 65 in browns mills. 68 in hammonton. 71 in brigantine. 70 in fortescue and dover right now. 74 in cape may, particularly warm there. the dewpoints have been in the process of dropping. for the most part they're in between 65 and 70 degrees. we have more of a northerly flow that's ushering in a drier air mass so by the afternoon, it's going to feel a lot more comfortable. so we're already seeing them start to drop. it's no longer oppressive like it was yesterday. satellite and radar showing we're starting offer offering or with beautiful clear skies. we'll see at least partly sunny skies today. it's going to be a pretty nice day. we're dry today. it's turning less humid but it's warm. your high today, 83 degrees so even warmer than yesterday. 7:00 a.m., bright sunshine and 71. but by noon we see partly sunny skies and 78. at 3 o'clock 83 degrees, feeling pretty good but warm. at 5 o'clock 82. at 7 o'clock, 78 degrees. we are tracking one day in the seven-day forecast where it's actually going to feel like fall so i'll show you that in
the seven day coming up in just a minute, matt. >> what a novel concept for it to feel like fall in fall. good morning to you karen. speeds are just starting to fall at this hour on most of our major highways as volume kicks in. a if you had off yesterday 42 was a mess yesterday morning but this morning it's moving fine. nothing we're not used to at this point. we did have a crash early this morning on the northeast extension of the pennsylvania turnpike. involved an overturned vehicle southbound approaching lansdale. that's now cleared out of the way. but they're still working on a motorcycle accident in hatfield township. that's along clemens road at derstine road. i would still avoid that intersection if i were you. on the big picture it's just volume on the highways but we're seeing a lot of it now on some of them. 11 miles per hour on the westbound side of the schuylkill. about 20 on the southbound side of 95. let's go to this spot right here. it's 95 at cottman avenue and yes, indeed, the delay has now formed southbound from approaching cottman on into
girard. already a 10 minute delay on that southbound travel time. and on 95 in delaware northbound now just one lane getting through that construction. it's going to last about a month. northbound over tally road i would expect delays starting this morning. head for 495 or 13 in the first state. tam. >> thank you, matt. an entire school district in south jersey is shut down for the rest of the week over a major mold problem. parents have had to scramble to find alternative care for their children and last night they let the district know they are furious over the problem and how it's been handled so far. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes is live in williamstown high school with the very latest. good morning, jeanette. >> reporter: good morning, tam. as parents all over the district here scrambled to find that childcare for what could be at least a week, they wondered just how long the district knew about this and how much longer their children will be out of school. the williamstown high school auditorium was packed and emotions ran high.
infuriated parents accused the monroe township school administration of negligence as the district announced that all six schools will now be closed for the rest of the week. the decision comes after holly glen elementary failed a mold standard test last week and was forced to close for decontamination. there was soon renewed anger and confusion at williamstown middle school when parents there learned crews were taking down these ceiling tiles saturated with black mold while the children were still there. monday night an emergency meeting was called. officials announced that now every school must be tested but parents wonder how is this just now being addressed. it seemed most questions went unanswered to the frustration of many. >> how upset you are. >> to think that it could get to the point where kids are getting sick. i feel kind of, you know, letdown by the administration. >> reporter: and again, all of the schools have to be tested now.
the best case scenario is that the kids will be out of school for the rest of the week. it could take possibly much longer than that. reporting live in monroe township, jeanette reyes channel6 "action news." tam. >> okay, thank you jeanette. we've got some breaking news coming in this morning. a septa employee is recovering after being shot in the leg while walking on his way to work. it was an attempted robbery. he was walking along the 3100 block of ridge avenue in the strawberry mansion section. we'll bring you more information as soon as it comes in. matt. >> 6:35 now. developing this morning a state of emergency is in place in northern california where relentless wildfires have wiped out entire neighborhoods. nearly 90,000 acres are ablaze across eight counties including napa and sonoma. authorities say at least 10 people have died, 1500 homes and businesses have been destroyed in santa rosa alone. the wind whipped flames have forced the evacuation of
20,000 residents along with the city's hospital. >> and we will come back from this. but right now we need to breathe because the loss is significant. >> another wildfire has charred 2,000 acres in southern california. it has burned several homes and prompted evacuations east of anaheim. >> a 40-year-old man was killed in a multi car crash at the height of the evening rush. the pileup sent vehicles in all directions at the intersection of bustleton and grant avenues in northeast philadelphia. police say an 11-year-old boy and a 41-year-old woman were among the injured. both of them are in stable condition this morning. >> ♪ >> and dozens of the nation's top executives are here in philadelphia today to take part in a run to help the homeless. the action cam was in society hill less than an hour ago when the runners were warming up. the run walk is raising money for the nonprofit back on my feet. people looking for a fresh start who commit to running three days a week are then offered educational support
job training and housing resources through the program. >> ♪ >> two major party candidates for new jersey governor square off tonight in their first debate. democrat phil murphy is a former u.s. ambassador from the obama administration and once worked at goldman sachs. murphy has focused his campaign on attracting new businesses to the state. republican kim guadagno is the current lieutenant governor under governor chris christie. guadagno has concentrated on property tax reform. a recent monmouth university poll says nearly 35ths of voters in the state do not have an opinion of either candidate. perhaps that will change tonight. 6abc is hosting the debate. "action news" anchor jim gardner is one of the moderators. watch it tonight at 7:00 right here on 6abc. >> so you may say yuck when you walk out the door but you say hang on until the afternoon. it gets better. >> it already feels better than when you walked out the door so we're watching the process of those dewpoints drop and by the afternoon it's going to feel a lot better so hang in there everybody. let's take a look right now at storm tracker.
we are dry and we have drier air moving in. that's why it will feel less humid this afternoon. let's go outside. mostly clear skies. i was looking towards the east as we're looking right now and you can see just a couple of clouds out out there. skies starting to brighten ahead of the sunrise at 7:08. it's a pretty start to the day and it's certainly feeling muggy especially in some spots like south jersey and delaware but not quite as bad as yesterday. the temperature right now is 71 degrees. the dewpoint is 65 degrees. now, yesterday we were in the 70's so it's in the process of getting better. the winds are calm at the moment. high pressure is building in. so, the pressure is rising and the ocean temperature is 71. here's satellite and radar. we had a cool front that moved through overnight. we have clear skies at the moment but you see the clouds that are pulling up from the south and west. we're going to have a mix of clouds and sunshine today. today we're staying dry. 83 degrees, even warmer than yesterday under partly sunny skies. at 8:00 a.m., bright sunshine and 71. by 10:00 a.m., we'll have sunshine mixing with some clouds and 74.
few more clouds in the picture at lunchtime but a nice day, 78 degrees, just warm. at 3 o'clock, 83. that's your high today. normally we would just be in the 60's. 83 degrees. at 6 o'clock, 79 degrees. tomorrow we track this upper level disturbance that moves through. we quickly cloud up. but we also get some showers, especially late in the day and early thursday morning, so a few more showers coming, not just steady rain that we saw yesterday but a few showers coming. it continues to be one of the most active tropical seasons we've seen since 2005. we now have tropical storm ophelia at 40 miles an hour winds. this is just out in the open atlantic and no threat top to land but just a sign it's been a busy season. tropic season continues until november 30th. feeling better by the afternoon, 83 degrees for your high. wednesday not as warm, 75. we have a lot of clouds though and a couple of showers around. thursday a shower or two but we are back to reality. temperatures where they should be, the upper 60's. 68 degrees. but look at that its the only
day in the seven-day forecast when temperatures are where they should be. by friday, it's nicer, with more sunshine and clouds, 71 degrees. saturday mid october is really warm. more humid as well for saturday, 80 degrees for your high for that temple game. on sunday, we're a good 15 degrees above average. the highs 82. even on monday, mostly cloudy skies, high dips to 76 but that's still well above average for this time of year. so, humidity is in the process of dropping. it certainly feels better than it did yesterday and by the afternoon feeling a lot nicer. >> okay. >> i'm just going to hold onto that one day this week that's going to be enjoyable. it is 6:40. up next rescue at sea. a strong current carries a standd kayaker 8 miles from the shore. >> later a school employee gives a little girl the surprise of her life and her reaction is priceless. matt. >> matt, here comes the chester county crowd on the 30 bypass. eastbound side is now crowded from 340 out to 113. elsewhere in chester county we're watching a new crash and
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ask us how specifi can help you reach your potential. . >> ♪ >> city hall activity. live on sky6, the city of philadelphia coming to grips with a day in which people need to go to work because yesterday was a holiday. 71 degrees on city avenue getting up to 83, humidity eases in the afternoon. >> eventually. you know, matt the easier to come to grips when you can get to work smoothly. >> yes, that's always the goal. this morning we're having just
a couple of complications but, hey, it's national angel food cake day so we've got that going for us. [laughter] >> enjoy some of that for breakfast, maybe splurge on this tuesday that feels like a monday morning. this is the schuylkill expressway eastbound side. spotted a disabled vehicle here right where the roosevelt boulevard extension comes in. and as you can see the eastbound side is now plenty busy from city avenue on in toward girard avenue as you head towards center city but the westbound travel times even a couple minutes worse. 26 minutes. ideally should be 14 but of course that's not the case and right after the rush hour don't forget they're doing construction surveying work on the schuylkill again today and tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. between city and belmont so those delays will last beyond the rush hour because of that construction. new crash coming in in horsham. it's along 611, the southbound side at blair mill road. sounds like a pretty serious one. an ambulance is on the scene there by the speed way station. so, i would expect speeds headed toward the turnpike to not be so hot.
elsewhere in montgomery county our motorcycle crash that we had along clemens road at derstine road has cleared as has the overturned vehicle crash on the southbound side of the northeast extension. everything is opened there. but in chester county we're watching a new crash along paoli pike near five points road by the bb&t and the west goshen police department and elsewhere in chester county new construction began yesterday in elk township. the state road bridge over little elk creek is now closed through april. so, six months you're going to want to use woods road as an alternate. in new castle, new restrictions began yesterday along 141, the bridge over 13. that bridge is now closed for about a month and a half so churchman's road and 273 gets you around that and on 95 in new castle county it's now just one lane instead of two in the northbound lanes beyond 202 the concorde pike so expect delays there beginning this morning, matt. >> thank you, matt. authorities have made a significant change to the time line las vegas mass shooting. investigators say stephen
paddock shot a hotel security guard before he started firing on a crowd of about 22,000 people attending a concert. 58 people died and hundreds more were injured. authorities say paddock also shot at fuel tanks at the airport nearby but they never blew up. police still do not have a motive for the shooting but do believe paddock had packed protective gear to make an escape even though he ended up killing himself. >> a new law in western new york is taking a new attack on shutting down bullying going after the parents. the law went into effect october 1st. parents could be fined $250 and sentenced to 15 days in jail if their child violates any city law including bullying twice in a 90 day period. council members hope the new law will get them some help at home when it comes to putting an tend to bullying. the coast guard rescued a connecticut man stranded for 17 hours in the long island sound. mike diaz was fishing in his kayak on saturday when the winds and waves began to pick up. he says he was offshore from lloyd neck long island when it
capsized. the current carried him more than 8 miles before he made it to a lighthouse. >> i was very much aware of the gravity of the situation. i was also aware that hypothermia and dehydration would be playing into it. there's a clock running. >> the coast guard rescued diaz on sunday after another boater spotted him. diaz is now in the hospital being treated for exposure. >> ♪
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morning america." >> more people coming forward in the harvey weinstein story. robin roberts joining us live from the "gma" studios. >> reporter: did you get the kiss from -- you were on. >> that's from the heart. >> reporter: we didn't even know. >> i didn't know we were on. >> reporter: yeah, yes, tam, that is how you do it. are you trying to give matt some tips there? all right, matt and tam, hollywood of course is breaking its silence about harvey weinstein. meryl streep kate winslet on those sexual assault allegations against the movie mogul. his properties are scrubbing his name from the credits his wife is that standing by him through it all. how was the secret kept quiet for so long. the journalist responsible for breaking the story will join us this morning, that's all coming up here on "gma," matt and tam. >> thank you robin. >> talk about a hollywood drama, robin. we are looking forward to hearing more about that. matt. >> an accident just happened on the schuylkill. that's what i was working on.
[laughter] >> there it is unfortunately eastbound side taking out the right lane. that was almost flawless but not quite. have a tire in the roadway here. it's kind of a mess. the right lane out of commission. emergency crews just beginning to arrive on the scene here on the schuylkill expressway eastbound by the conshohocken curve. meanwhile in berks county just 8 miles per hour because of a new crash here as well. 422 eastbound at lancaster avenue in reading. and a few 10 minute delays on the regional rails. i got here. not flawlessly. >> i wasn't laughing about that. i wasn't. i didn't mind at all that you were on camera running so fast. satellite and radar showing a cool front that moved through overnight. we have clear skies but we'll see clouds mixing in with the sun. 71 degrees right now. it's warm to start us off. 66 in reading and 71 in millville. it's not quite as oppressive as it was. the humidity is already in the process of dropping and by this afternoon it won't feel that bad at all. partly sunny and warm with a high of 83. at 7:00 a.m. we're at 70. at lunchtime 78.
we'll hit our high at 3 o'clock -- high of 83 around 3 o'clock today. at 5 o'clock sunny and warm and 82 degrees with those dewpoints continuing to drop. so if you dress the kids shorts and t's will do it because temperatures right now range in the upperly 60's and low 70's, matt. >> thanks karen. watch as a utah girl becomes overjoyed when she learns she would be adopted. 11-year-old tanner butterfield spent the last two years hoping a judge would make her foster parents her forever parents. her dream came true when the office manager at her school told her the good news last week. >> my heart was so happy. it was like ahhh. it was like screamingly. >> the office manager posted this video which was shared across the internet. tanner's mom says she is grateful the security camera was able to capture the happy moment. >> ♪
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easier cleanup is the beginning. what comes next is everything. ♪ >> "action news" reporter katherine scott has just arrived on the scene of breaking news in the strawberry mansion section. >> a septa -- >> reporter: matt and tam a 47-year-old septa worker was shot on his way to work this morning. it happened here in strawberry mansion on the 3100 block of ridge of a right near susquehanna around 4:30 this morning. you can see right now the road is opened, the police activity
has cleared. police say the victim was approached by a suspect who tried to rob him. the victim was shot in the leg and rushed to the hospital by police. he is in stable condition. the suspect fled. so far there's no word on a description of that suspect. there are some surveillance cameras nearby but it's unclear if they captured any footage of what happened here this morning. we are live in strawberry mansion, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> thanks, katherine. we're watching a crash on the schuylkill expressway eastbound side here at the conshohocken curve really checking out that truck very closely but one of the lanes is blocked and so you're already jammed solid coming east of gulph mills. fire crews also just arrived on the scene, karen. >> 71 degrees right now. dewpoints are dropping and it will turn less humid. it will feel pretty good this afternoon. at 7:00 a.m., bright sunshine and 71. by lunchtime, the upper 70's under partly sunny skies. your high today 83 degrees, even warmer than yesterday today. >> ooh. >> all right. well, that's it for us. we'll be with "gma" and we'll see you back here in 30 minutes for updates on the
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