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good morning, everyone, it is 4:30 a.m., monday, february 22. we're following breaking news. police are investigating a crash on the atlantic city expressway that damaged a toll booth. bill cosby's wife is expected to answer questions today in a deposition. black lives matters signs have been stolen for the second time. it looks like we'll wind up sunny after a slightly cloudy
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start this morning. 42 degrees in philadelphia. we're still down closer to the freezing mark in allentown, 33 degrees, we did get a spotty shower late yesterday and in through last night. perhaps an icy patch here or there. 35 degrees in reading. 38 in wilmington. 37 in trenton and the 40s down the shore. as you head out to the bus stop this morning, might be looking at partly cloudy skies in some areas, but the temperatures will be improving a bit up to 40 degrees by 8:00 a.m. this afternoon it will be mild, although not as mild as yesterday. we got up to 60 or so in philadelphia over the weekend, saturday and sunday, today, 49 by 1:00 p.m., the high will be 49 reading by 3:00 p.m. a quiet start to the roads, this is the blue route past ridge pike we see the northbound traffic moving just fine, the
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roads are clear and dry. no big issues right now. the vine street expressway, eastbound, westbound, no overnight construction, just a few cars eastbound, nobody heading westbound on the vine. overall, the big picture looking good, blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 roads in good shape. don't forget about the falls bridge closure until april 1. route 30 anticipate 4 oh, 1 a little bit of construction on the shoulder, not causing issues out there. breaking right now, two cars collided on the atlantic city expressway in atlantic county. one of the drivers ran into the toll booth at the pleasantville plaza. this happened at 1:30 on the eastbound side. the car took on down a pole and left he debris on the highway.
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camille cosby is due to answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit. several women who claim he assaulted them decades ago filed the suit. katherine scott has more. >> reporter: matt, the lawyers tried to block the deposition, but there was a motion to postpone. the 71-year-old wife is expected answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit brought by 7 women who accused him of misconduct. because camille cosby is his wife and his business manager could have important information. cosby's lawyer argued marriage privilege, but the judge ruled
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that the deposition must proceed. over the weekend, the defense attorneys filed a motion saying that the public testimony would create an unnecessary media circus and personal security threat that serves no reason but to humiliate and harass her. no 0 wife has to go into a public forum and testify about his relationships with other women. but late yesterday, a judge ruled that the deposition can proceed. now, even if camille appears as scheduled today, she can cite marital privilege and refuse to answer questions about personal conversations with her husband. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." thank you for that. new this morning, vandals hit a south jersey church for the second time in two weeks.
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someone stole the black lives matter banners in cherry hill over the weekend. the congregation posted a picture on facebook showing the broken beams with the banners were. a knocked over fire hydrant led to this scene in tacony. crews were on long shore avenue where water was on the roadway. that's right here the entrance to i-95, use caution if you're going through that area. police in berks county are questioning three suspects in connection with the stabbing of a student near kutztown university. the 22-year-old victim was stabbed on saturday at 1:00 p.m. police have not released the suspects' identities. a car struck and killed a woman in camden county last night. it happened along college drive in gloucester township shortly
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after 9:00 p.m. a wilmington fire marshalls ' office is investigating a weekend blaze, a many and his wife had to be rescued after their home caught fire. the woman who lives at the home said a noise woke her up and saw flames coming from the first floor. anyone with information about this arson investigation is asked to contact the wilmington fire marshals office. aman is under arrest for a car crash that killed three young people in philadelphia back in july of last year. police say christopher bloomfield was driving under the influence when he lost control of the vehicle abbey slammed into a tree in the somerton section. the accident killed three. another passenger survived the
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crash. for kelly mcdade, it was an arrest that made her feel better. i wasn't going to stop until i got justice for her. the car was seen on surveillance video speeding down the street. police are asking for your help to find a suspect who robbed a target store. he assaulted two employees and threatened them with a knife during the robbery attempt. two security officers suffered minor injuries, call police if you think you can identify that man. two artists are involved on the statues of joe paterno are working on two new statues. they admit they have not contacted the artist from
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reading who holds it is copyright to the original design. they also it will be ready in five months. they hope they will replaced the one that penn state removed in the wake of the jerry sandusky sex scandal. new on "action news," the fbi director defended the agency's request to hack into a an iphone used by one of the san bernadino attackers. that's coming up. a 104-year-old woman's dream comes true when she meets and dances with the president and the first lady. dressing the kids with the heavy gear, this afternoon they won't need it because it's going to be a mild one. rain on the way, i'll let you know how much annie mccormick when we're going to get it. that's coming up.
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it's special matt, it's really special. it's unique > new information n, officials in the south pacific
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island of fiji overnight that the death toll from a ferocious cyclone has risen. 18 people are dead after the cyclone made landfall saturday night. schools are closed today, but government workers are expected to report to work. if this storm had developed in the atlantic it would have been labeled a category five hurricane. that's how strong it was. we're starting off our workweek somewhat mild. >> reporter: we had a nice weekend. i hope you got outside and enjoyed it. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you a little bit of the leftover shower activity that came through at times sunday afternoon and evening. it is now off the coast. looking outside, we have sky 6 at the airport. no winds. the temperatures is 42 degrees,
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we're on the mild side. we're in the 30s in the northern suburbs, wind light at 8 miles per hour. a comfortable morning overall. temperatures up north are cooler, 35 degrees in reading. allentown, close to 33 degrees, close to the freezing mark i should say. so, if anything looks wet up there, probably is, that 33 is just the airport temperature, there could other areas that are below freezing, be careful. 37 in trenton and a lot of 40s through south jersey and delaware. satellite and radar showing you that the rain that came through yesterday afternoon and evening it is now gone and we're beginning to get breaks in the clouds, even though we may start out with cloud cover in some neighborhoods. 39 degrees by 8:00. 43 by 10:00 a.m. yesterday and saturday we got up to 60 across the region. today we'll do 51, even that is nice for this time of year in philadelphia. 50 by 5:00 p.m.
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so we hold on to that mild feel through much of the afternoon. high temperatures in the mid afternoon hours, 51 in reading, 51 in trenton. 52 in millville. down by the shore next to the consumer ocean water you're liability to get to the upper 40s, but that's not bad. tomorrow we have clouds in the morning as we head into the noontime period we're looking at rain coming up from the south and getting into philadelphia in time for lunchtime. it continues through the afternoon. notice for a time time in the northern and western suburbs we may change over to a period of wet snow. it doesn't last too long. by 6:00. looks like it's rain everywhere and later at night we begin to see it fall apart a little bit, wednesday there will be additional rain coming through, though. and overall we're looking at decent rainfall amounts we could get up over an inch on much of our model projections.
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some street flooding wouldn't be out of the question abbey might hear a -- and might hear a rumble of thunder. today, high of 51. tuesday, high of 44 and rain arrives. 56 on wednesday, all rain on wednesday, it could be windy and rainy at times, a rumble of thunder not out of the question. thursday, the rain ends, 57, still mild. after that, cooler air wings into the region and we wind up with highs in the 40s, friday, saturday and sunday. and sunday we could see flurries or snow shower. web, when we're not on the air, go to and get the latest information on the precipitation on the way. there's a fair amount of it over the next couple of days, not today, but starting tomorrow. james comey is demanding
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access to the iphone of the terrorists from san bernadino. the comments comes five days after the federal judge ordered apple to hack into the phone. apple has rejected the request. tim cook argues that the software could be used to break into millions of other iphones. [inaudible] this is an impressive total. hundreds of students taking part in the annual dance marathon over the weekend raised $9.7 million. thon began friday night at the bryce jordon center. thousands are involved in planning and soliciting
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donations. cancer survivors and their families take part. it's special, it's the largest student runopy in the world. thon has raised $129 million since 1977. t-mobile is apologizing to customers who suffered throw afternoon outage over the weekend. the problems were fixed yesterday, though they took to twitter to campaign it is not -- complain it is not clear what caused the outage. samsung promises the galaxy 7 will take better pictures in low light. mixed bag on wall street on friday, the dow fell 21, nasdaq was up.
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stock futures point to a rammy at the opening bell. yahoo is is expecting to take bid from potential buyers, comcast and verizon and at&t are interested in the struggling web company. yahoo shares are down 10% this year. pope francis calls for catholic politicians to take a stand against the death penalty. hymn hill and donald trump look forward to their next contests after claiming victory over the weekend. we'll be back.
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is. good morning, everyone, taking live look from the commodor barry bridge over the delaware river from our sky6 live hd camera in delaware county. good morning, karen rogers. >> reporter: good morning, matt o'donnell. it's matt's favorite day, to celebrate we're taking a look at i-95. this is all i can do to celebrate, the girard point bridge. clear and dry, but not that far off, northbound we have an accident on the shoulder at this point. you want to watch for that with police on the scene with the accident scene i-95 northbound at girard point bridge new
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accident coming in with police out there. looking live on the ben franklin bridge, nice, quiet ride, westbound traffic heading into center city. no problems on all the area bridges. we have a problem in ambler, a fire department activity on mount pleasant avenue. watch for restrictions in that area. live shot this is what it looks like on 42 coming up from deptford and turnersville, nice easy ride. pope francis is calling for a moratorium on the death penalty, he said the 7th commandment is that shalt not kill. he called on catholic politics worldwide in abolishing the death penalty. now to the 2016 presidential race, donald trump and hillary clinton came out of
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the race with wins for their party. kenneth moten reports from washington. >> reporter: this week it is the early presidential contest switch. we just won nevada. >> reporter: it is the democrat's turn in the deep south. while the republicans are out west for tomorrow rasp caucuses. we'll keep winning and make america great again. >> reporter: donald trump is riding high after his big weekend win in south carolina. he scored all 50 of the state's delegates winning the evangelical voters. i didn't know i was going to win by that much. >> reporter: jeb bush is out, the two cuban senators left to battle it out. nevada caucus winner hillary clinton is favored in south carolina. she is already focused on the
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super tuesday states like texas where she rallied over the weekend. some may have doubted us, but we have never doubted each other. >> reporter: it was a big rally for bernie sanders in greeneville, south carolina. sanders is working to court the black vote which led to an awkward luke warm reception at this predominantly african-american church. tomorrow night sanders and clinton will hit the stage for a democratic town hall at the university of south carolina. the republicans will spend the day rallying in nevada where the latest poll has trump leading by 26 points. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news."
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good morning it is 5:00 a.m. on this monday, february 22 here's what's happening. it is deposition day for the wife of embattled comedian bill cosby we're live at his home in montgomery county. details emerge after the mass shooting in michigan that left 6 people dead. dangerous slithering snakes may have their own island in new england. some are hissing about it. david murphy has weather. >> reporter: we have residual cloud cover that will break up and we'll wind up mostly sunny. 40 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia.


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