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it is 4:30 at this friday, april 22. here's what we're following for you. students return to a school in delaware where police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old girl who was involved in a fight in a school bathroom. a new jersey community will remember a beloved superintendent killed in a crash. a legend dieses, well look at principal's count in minnesota. >> reporter: let's go over to matt pellman and david murphy
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with the latest in accuweather and traffic. >> reporter: we have clouds, but the bulk of the rain is back by pittsburgh, the chances are pretty good it holds off here until later this afternoon. as we look at temperatures we're starting out milder this morning. 62 degrees in philadelphia. even up in allentown in the upper 50s, same story in trenton and trenton and cape may. a light jacket works this morning. on the bus stop, cloudy and mild, 60 degrees by 6:00 a.m. 64 by 8:00 a.m. the numbers treating us well early on. it will zoom this afternoon, it will get warm and feel muggy as we go through the day. 72 degrees by 11:00 a.m. 77 by 1:00 p.m. 80 at 3:00 p.m. in fact we think we'll see a high where can i put this, right about there, 81 degrees. we'll probably hit that later this afternoon around 4:00 p.m. the clouds will gather during
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the afternoon and evening there's a chance of a spotty shower or perhaps a thunderstorm. matt pellman even though they won't hit everywhere they will produce gusty wind and small hail. i'll have more on the storm chance coming up. >> reporter: sowdges that -- sos like that could get interesting. the delaware memorial bridge, we are treated to three lanes being opened. yesterday was two. we have three heading across the span from delaware into south jersey. things are getting better at the delaware memorial bridge. in delaware we have northbound overnight construction on i-95 approaching the blue route. looks like the crews just pulled away. northbound lanes reopened heading toward the airport. let's see if the vine is open. not yet. overnight crews have it shut down between the schuylkill and broad street.
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they should be out of here in a half-hour. we'll keep you posted. a broken down vehicle at washington street. no problems at 422 berks county pottstown town heading toward king of prussia. overnight the trollies are detoured because of the power problems that plagued us yesterday. we're hearing from septa, trollies will be running at 5:00 a.m. counselors will be on hand at howard high school in wilmington, delaware. they will try to make sense of a girl at death in a bathroom in a fight with other students. annie mccormick has more outside the school. >> reporter: good morning, tam, while administrators are trying to help students copy with the young girl's death. the investigation continues into her death. they said two students were being questioned. police are investigating whether
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or not this fight could have been over a boy like you said grief counselors will be here today for the students. and take a look at this video where hundreds of people came together last night a vigil held outside the howard high school of technology to remember 16-year-old amy joyner a sophomore student killed yesterday. according to police it happened during a fight with another girl in the bathroom after classes began at 8:15. there are reports that the fight may have been over a boy. paramedics worked on joyner as they rushed to airlift her to a. i. dupont hospital for children where she died. at first parents and students had no idea what happened they were told there was an incident and parents were called to pick up students. school and city leaders addressed the tragedy. at last night's vigil students spoke about their friend. wherever we had a problem she would come to us and talk to
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us. i never would have thought she would be the girl that would get killed like that. antibullying things that schools put on, they want to listen to them. it takes something tragic like this to happen for them to open their eyes. they are looking to see if anyone has cell phone video of the fight that did occur in the bathroom. it's not clear how many people were in there at the time. they are scouring social media to see if there are any clues or information or comments that can help them understand exactly what happened. reporting live in wilmington, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." a mercer county community living room the beloved superintendent of the robinville school district. who was struck and killed by a
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student at the high school. mourners can watch the service via feeds at several locations. another scandal has hit conostoga high school in chester county. a former's teacher aid and coach is skewed of having a relationship with a male student. 26-year-old christine towers is charged with sexual assault and other offenses. the high school in berywn was rocked by a hazing scandal with three football players being charged with assaulting another student. detectives are investigating two cases of strangers trying to lure children into the vehicle in the city's mayfair section. a 12-year-old boy said two men invited him into a van on dism dism -- distan street.
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a car ended up on its side during a crash in the nicetown neighborhood. two people were hurt germantown avenue and 16th street. police don't know what caused the wreck. a man with multiple gunshot wounds is fighting for his life this morning. the shooting happened on the 5500 block of moore street in philadelphia's wynnfield neighborhood. police found the victim lying in the street shot at close range real time police cameras recorded a silver vehicle fleeing the scene after the shooting. presidential candidates will continue to crisscross the region vying for votes in pennsylvania and delaware. bernie sanders will host a faith and moral economy breakfast at the sharon center in west philadelphia. hillary clinton has a rally scheduled in jenkintown,
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montgomery county. ted cruz will be in allentown. donald trump will be rallying voters at the delaware state fair ground in kent county. the flyers face off against the capitols for game five they have to win. they are down 3-1. they have to capitollize -- capitalize to stave off elimination. laughton will not accompany them on the trip to washington, d.c. police in the midwest locate a lost toddler with the help of a dog who stayed by her side. >> reporter: it's mild out there, so a light jacket works for the kids on the way in. definitely shorts and ts this afternoon. we'll have to look out for a possible pop-up shower or thunderstorm. we can root for the flyers,
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♪ music legend. prince died yesterday at the age of 57. an autopsy is scheduled today as the musician's cause of death remains a mystery. marcy gonzalez is lived outside his compound in minnesota. >> reporter: matt, even this early in the morning, people are coming by leaving flowers and purple balloons waiting to learn what caused his death and reflecting on his unrival talent
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he shared with the -- unrivaled talent he shared with the world. fans danced through the night celebrating his life. and the rain mourning the sudden loss of a music icon. thank you for loving him you all. he loved each and every one of you. >> reporter: the 57-year-old died yesterday morning reportedly found unresponsive in an elevator at his estate in suburban minneapolis. his spokesperson said he was battling the flu forcing his plane to make an emergency landing to be rushed to the hospital. a day later he was home in minneapolis giving a surprise performance and reassuring fans. he said when you hear news give it a couple days before you waste any prayers. >> reporter: today the prayers and tributes are pouring in.
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that eclectic music that larger than life performances, provocative and poignant. today the sound tracks to profound sadness. it really feels like a person loss for his fans. an autopsy as you mentioned matt, is scheduled for later today. it could take a few days to get the preliminary results. live in minneapolis, minnesota, marcy gonzalez. back to you. has complete coverage of principal's death. you can see photos and reactions from fellow musicians. i want to a concert sitting where he came out. they were great seats.
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you could look in his eyes, he moved the entire time. it's shocking. >> reporter: let's look outside, there you see center from our temple university camera looking south and cloudy skies and we are on the look out for showers, but most of those will probably hold off until later this afternoon. it's mild when you step outside. 62 degrees the winds light out of the south at 7 miles per hour. as we looking at future tracker 6, the model is not really real strong on a whole lot of rain today. i think this might be underselling it a little bit, but 3:00 p.m. there are showers developing. later in the evening hours we have the chance of showers and perhaps thunderstorms any thunderstorms that form this afternoon or this evening, could give you a variety of issues, but obviously they will be pretty spotty and by the time you get up on saturday morning, looks like we're dry.
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in terms of risks from any storms you happen to see, lightning of course would be a fairly decent chance maybe a downpour briefly. strong winds and small hail probably a better chance of both of those items. most of you won't see the storms if you do you should take cover. 64 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 10:00. 70 degrees, it's going to be warm and muggy this afternoon. getting up to 80 by 3:00 p.m. high of 81 probably around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. high temperatures across the region. a lot of you getting impressive with the numbers. 78 degrees in allentown. 80 through reading and up and down the i-95 corridor. cooler inille. mid 60s down the the shore. if you're heading out for a movie. 68 by 9:00 a.m. 65 by 10:00 p.m. anytime through the period there's a chance of a pop-up
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shower or thunderstorm. tomorrow things clear out. we're looking good in the afternoon. we'll get to a high of 70. that bodes well for union fans. i'll be town at talen nrg stadium. we're going for a high of 81 today. clouds and sunny breaks. later in the afternoon, a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. passover arriving at sundown. tomorrow we're dry and breezy, getting brighter, 70. mostly sunny and pleasant, high of 69. warm on monday, 79 degrees, clouds and sun, clouds and sun, tuesday, 78. programs showers around, partly sunny, wednesday and thursday, cooler. remember you can always check us out online at for the latest weather information and this afternoon tonight might be one of those times to do that and maybe keep storm tracker 6 live liable on your smart phone with that app. we'll check it out.
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thanks, david. police in missouri got creative in the search for a loss toddler. the toddler wandered away with the dog at her side. she kept saying mommy. we are all trying to rack our brains trying to figure out how to get the little girl mom home with the help of the animal control they scanned the dog's micro chip. her parents was unaware that the child was missing. yiewsh -- jewish passover begins today at sundown.
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taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. remember to be on the look out for thundershowers to break out at any time this afternoon. it's going to be really warm getting up to 80 degrees. what's going on mr. matt pellman. >> reporter: it's earthquake day today. it makes sense that mother nature will be active later on. right now we have activity we don't like so much on the northeast extension southbound word coming in of a truck fire reportedly it's a fedex truck in the southbound lanes approaching the lansdale interchange harley's pike overpass. watch out for that on the nax. graterford road bridge is scheduled to reopen over perkiomen creek it's been closed since june of 2014, almost two years. the bad thing, monday, the 73 skippack pike bridge will close
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for construction. enjoy the row opening of the -- reopening of the graterford bridge. we have a broken down vehicle washington street in pottstown. we have a broken down truck on a ramp traffic is squeezing by on the left-hand side. traffic was brought to a squealing halt in kentucky. a tractor trailer causing 126 pigs many had to be euthanized. the hall was worth $60,000. atlantic city maybe on the financial brink but the casinos are hiring. they are plan to higher 2400 workers for the summer. 600 will be full time. these higher numbers than last summer. sears is closing ten stores along with 68 kmart stores
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across the country. the company said in february it will accelerate the closing of what it found to be unprofitable stores. the dow fell 113 points, this morning not sure what's going to happen. the futures are pointing to a mixed open. uber plans to fight an 11.4 million dollar fine leveed by the pennsylvania utility commission. the ride sharing operated for 6 months in 2014 required for approval. uber said it is shocked by the size of the fine. we're learning about more information about a police-involved shooting in wilmington that injured a teen. details at 5:00 a.m.
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task force setting ways to enforce beach the access laws, they include returning to the public access points every quarter mile instead of the present half mile standards. another proposal would let beaches use beach badge fees. the group will present their report to the state senate committee on a monday. 2017 all star game can stay in charlotte only if a north
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carolina law is repealed. it limits antidiscrimination for transgendered people. silver said he does not plan on moving the game for now. all star weekend is set for february. 4:57. jennifer had you had -- hudson in the cast of the color purple does a rendition of purple rain. you don't want to miss that. a wild ride for a biker, that story is next. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos -
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good morning, 5:00 a.m. on this friday, april 22. here's what's happening. we're live where students return to a delaware school where a fight in the bathroom may have led to a teenager's death. the loss of purple one. people around the world are remembering prince as we await word ton what may have caused his death. first up, let's get you a sense of what to expect with accuweather. david murphy has that, matt pellman is in for karen rogers. good morning. >> reporter: the first thing that hits you when you look at satellite the cloud cover around the region. obviously cloud skies in store that doesn't mean you can't get a sunny break. the rain out by pittsburgh will make it toward the east. we are expecting a spotty shower and thunderstorm kicking in


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