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two teens are shot in a philadelphia neighborhood where the mayor will address the growing gun problem tonight. super tuesday, presidential candidates hit the campaign trail to pick up last minute votes. surprised and snubbed, the oscars had it all. we'll tell you about the local winners as well. today is the 29th of monday, it comes once every four years. let's go over to david and karen for weather and traffic. we'll have a nuisance shower in any given neighborhood from 9 to noon. and then we get sun returning in the afternoon. it stays mild. 47 degrees. a continuation of the mild pattern we had yesterday afternoon. 44 in trenton. 45 in reading. we have cooler air in allentown,
something about the lehigh valley cooler air has pocketed there. on the bus stop, 45 by 6:00 a.m. 50 by 8:00 a.m. the rain will hold off until after the kids are tucked in school. they don't need rain gear. and then they get the morning shower, we transition back to sun, it will be blustery and breezy. nice high of 61 degrees. we have rain on the way midweek and colder air after that. karen rogers i'll detail this for you in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: penndot is getting a close look at crews off to the side, schuylkill expressway westbound at montgomery drive. all lanes back open on the schuylkill expressway. we have a couple of serious accidents in worcester, montgomery county. skippack pike at north wales road we have an accident blocking the lane. we have someone trapped in the
wreckage, police and fire crews blocking it, at least one lane right now. another accident that sounds serious, the media delaware county, route 352, new middletown road. watch for restrictions there. in cherry hill they have a traffic shift 70 westbound for crews out there working for another half-hour. one more live look 42, northbound traffic at creek road, so far so good, tam. thank you, karen. two teens were hit by a hail of gunfire in grays ferry 24 hours before the mayor was set to talk about the very thing the growing violence in the neighborhood. katherine scott is live outside the 17th police district with more on the story. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, that's right, the mayor had planned to be in this area tonight taking part in the meeting about reducing gun
violence in the area. two teens shot in a drive-by shooting. one in critical condition, the other table. surveillance video shows the teens outside a chinese restaurant likely waiting for food. a car approaches, someone opens fire. a 15-year-old hit in the abdomin and foot. 17-year-old in the arm and leg. i was in the kitchen cooking, i heard the noise, pop pop pop. >> reporter: it happened at 5:45. the moment the teens are struck, one ducks into the restaurant, the other took off down the street. you see more kids running for safety. police are looking for a light-colored car with a darker hood. it's been a violent start to the year in grays ferry. a man was shot on the 2000 block
of south ringgold. two shooting victims were transported when the ambulance crashed. a cab driver was shot three blocks from the weekend shooting. the mayor was going to be attending a meeting to discuss solutions to address gun violence in the area. the investigation continues, authorities are trying to determine what the motive was. we're live in grays ferry. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." a driver struck a pedestrian in new castle county delaware last night and fled the scene. the man was walking in hockessin and the victim died at the scene. we'll have a live report at 6:00 a.m. happening today, a judge in california will decide whether or not to dismiss a defamation case against bill cosby.
janice dickenson filed a suit in may. bill cosby's lawyers want the case thrown out. dickenson filed a lawsuit gains his former lawyer, that has already been dismissed. on to politics, republican frontrunner, donald trump picked up another endorsement. jeff sessions is going to back trump. another endorsement is from david duke. he didn't disavow it, but said he would not comment it. marco rubio and ted cruz jumped on it. hillary clinton told supporters in nashville she is looking forward to debating any
one of the republican candidates if she should be nominated. 5:36. on the scars parties are going strong in l.a. where it is 2:36. hollywood's biggest night is jammed packed with gold. leonardo decaprio won his first best actor award after being nominated five previous times. brie larson won best actress for room. movie fans in ambler celebrated for favorite son josh singer. adam mckay won best screen play for the big short. we'll have more on chris rock's
monologue for hollywood diversity. sylvester stallone you saw that. it was the first time two of us have two picks, the morning team 50%, 500 batting average not bad. double scan looking for a lack of precipitation for now, later this morning you'll get wet out there. we have clear skies to the east and clouds to the west. we'll squeeze in early sunshine before the clouds overtake us, we'll have temporary shower activity before the afternoon rolls in and gets better. 47 degrees mild as you head outside. winds are light out of the south, southwest at 9 miles per hour. it's coat weather, but not severely so. future tracker 6 shows you how the clouds get thicker the rain
will be coming from the west around 9:00 a.m., i think most of the kids will be in school before they have to worry about this as well. it's light nuisance stuff, by 5:00 a.m., it's east of philadelphia. we'll see sunshine later in the day with a breeze kicking in and temperatures staying mild. a hit of rain early, 50 degrees by 8:00. 10:00 a.m., 54. noon, 58. drying out and 3:00 p.m., 61 degrees, mild like yesterday afternoon. it will be a little breezy. it was breezy yesterday afternoon, as well. you'll feel the breeze whipping around a bit, but you can't argue with 61 as we close out the month of february. 57 in allentown. >> reporter: 58 in trenton. 58 in reading. 60 in millville. 54 in cape make up. north to south, it's kind of breezy out there with the
passing morning shower, but not a bad day overall. tomorrow, we have a warm front that will be off to the north, we'll get up to 60 for the high, partly sunny skies, nice the arctic air cut off to the north. wednesday the cold front comes in it's on the mild side, but we'll likely get wet with periods of rain on wednesday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 61 degrees, mild, a breezy afternoon we dump the morning shower out of the way and looking good. partly sunny and great tomorrow, 59 degrees, 55 on wednesday, there will be occasional rain with the front coming in. behind the front brisk and colder on thursday, 43, windchills in the 30s. friday a high of 39. we're watching a southern storm where it might be far enough south that it misses us. there's a chance it creeps north are we get brushed with snow on friday. sunny and chilly on saturday, 43. friday we have a chance --
sunday, 44 degrees, we have a chance of rain showers as we head into sunday. a police officer in virginia is killed the day after she was sworn in to protect the streets. karen. >> reporter: live in the tacony section of the city looking good at torresdale and princeton avenue. what does it look like in exton, chester county. for the first time this year, leonardo decaprio is getting his golden statue engraved. cameras were rolling when he got that done. welcome back, taking a live
look at folks getting up and going over the platt bridge. 5:43. how are the majors looking karen. >> reporter: this is media, delaware county, chopper 6 is heading to the scene of the accident. fire crews and police out on 352 new middle town road at high meadow drive. watch for that in delaware county. we have another accident in montgomery county, someone trapped in the wreckage, at least one lane is blocked on skippack pike route 73 at north wales road. watch for that as you you're
heading out. looking outside live we're on the roads exton, chester county. route 100 at commerce drive. a good shot of conditions, we are nice and clear. we're expecting rain in the area. but it's not happening just yet. a mild day, 47 degrees, that's the usual high for this date, we're already at that temperature right now. 43 in millville. 45 in reading. heading up to 61. sunshine, breezy with rain coming in later this morning into the early afternoon hours, matt. thank you are karen. new this morning, california police released five members of the clue -- clu klu x klan who were involved in a vicious brawl on saturday. seven people who remain in custody were seen beating and stomping and attacking the klansman with wooden posts.
army staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon is going to be arraigned on charges that he killed his wife and rookie police officer on her face day. it was officer ashley guindon first day on patrol. she and two other officers answered domestic violence call. he shot at all three officers killing ashley guindon. the other officers are expected to recover. a deputy's body cam video captured the arrest of a shoplifting suspect, a deputy confronted her as she was leaving the department store on saturday. she was asked to go back into the store. that's when they got into a scuffle. as she struggles she slams her head into a wall. many criticized the deputy for the way he handed the arrest. the sheriff department said he
hand handled it as best he can. a 92-year-old woman is heading across the united states the trip of a lifetime. she was diagnosed with or variance cancer two days after her husband of 67 years passed away. instead she is going on a trip across the united states with her daughter and son-in-law. they are documenting the adventure on the driving miss norma facebook page. details of a double shooting in cherry hill, new jersey. chris rock takes aim at diversity in hollywood. plus we'll break down the top winners. >> reporter: it's mild, i'm not going overboard on the gear. there's rain on the way, but after the kids are in school.
head out to work out there. let's show you the boulevard at wissahickon avenue. we're fine here, but southbound at harbison avenue we have a vehicle blocking a lane on the inner drive. if you're heading there watch for a lane being blocked. we have construction that's starting, new construction in solbury township, bucks county, route 32, river road will close near catalassa road. >> reporter: we enjoyed a great uptick in temperatures creditor afternoon. 47 in quakertown. 47 in chester. across the river in south jersey
a lot of temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. 48 in hammonton, 47 in sin -- cinnaminson. clouds increase and we'll get a shower in the morning between 9 anticipate noon. once the shower sweeps through in any given areas it's a light, nuisance thing that won't last all that long. noon 58. sun coming back west to east. 3:00 p.m. we'll see a nice high of 61 degrees. it will be breezy, mild, lots of sun and another nice afternoon ahead. get outside and enjoy. get the errands done this afternoon. will do, david. thanks. you can get the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live at any time at 6abc.com/weather. leonardo decaprio finally won his first oscar and, of course, he had his name plate fastened on to the statue at the
governor's ball overnight. you can imagine how emotion it was for him he's been an oscar since he was a child. the night plonged to host chris rock who launched into the uproar over the lack of diversity for this year's nominees. lauren lister joins us live from the dolby theater. >> reporter: mad max fury road scored the most oscar gold, of course, thrlt the oscar -- there was the oscar for leo. and controversy over diversity. spotlight about a newspaper investigating sex abuse by boston's catholic priest took oscar's top prize winning best picture. if they were nominating hosts i wouldn't get this job. it was chris rock who owned
the night addressing the controversy right out of the gate. i'm a danish girl. >> reporter: placing black actors in parodies of several films calling hollywood racist. hollywood is sorority racist, we like you rhonda, but you're not a kappa. >> reporter: his losing streak finally ended, leonardo decaprio won gold for the revenant. climate change is real it's happening right now, the most urgent threat facing our entire species. >> reporter: best actors as predicted went to rooms brie larson. the biggest upset supporting
actor. the danish girl took home best supporting actress. the biggest winner mad max furry road with a 6 win oscar haul. as the oscar scene winds down, what was the biggest for viewers, leo's win was the most tweeted oscar win ever. you got to send the bear flowers. "good morning america" keeps the oscar party going george, laura and robin are live in hollywood talking to all the biggest stars after "action news."
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6:00 a.m., monday, february 29. here's what's happening. police in new castle, delaware are investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a man dead. february will end on a mild note, but we're tracking showers that could come during the morning commute. oscars tackle diverse head on. we're looking at the big moments from oscars big night. let's go outside to david murphy and karen has roads, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, guys we have sunshine tracking to the east, it's coming